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: 07-20-2012
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sanibel (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Captiva (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Sanibel
United States of America -- Florida -- Lee -- Captiva
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 2, 1993)-
General Note: "Sanibel and Captiva Islands."
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JULY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:48 8:22 6:48 8:22 6:49 8:21 6:49 8:21 6:50 8:20 6:50 8:20 6:51 8:19 VOL. 20, NO. 4 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA JULY 20, 2012 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Mongol Rally Report, Update #1by James SprankleI am writing you from Poland. Lublin, Poland, to be exact. Lublin is a beautiful city. Turns out it is a college town and there are many wealthy and friendly students here. Our journey thus far has been very smooth, knock on wood. Three days ago, we set out from London to the southern town of Chichester. Sean had to start out doing the driving as I seemed to have forgotten what it meant to drive a stick shift. When we pulled in to the Goodwood Motor Speedway, we were greeted by about 500 other ralliers. We even met one guy from Newport News, Virginia. He had a Toyota truck shipped over from Baltimore. No one at the speedway was impressed. They said it went against the spirit of the rally. After making a lap around the speedway, passing one team who had already broken down, we jetted straight for the English Channel ferry. There, the Goat Rodeo loaded their beast into the cargo hold and headed to the upper deck. It was pretty cool to see the white cliffs of Dover as we headed to Dunkirk. After landing in France, we made our way to Brugge, Belgium, arriving around 11 p.m. The next day, we left Brugge. Our goal was the German/Polish border. After a brief detour in Maastricht, Holland, the Peugeot found itself in Germany and on what continued on page 3 The Goat Rodeos vehicle, adorned with many bumper stickers from Sanibel and Captiva supporters World-Renowned Henson Puppets To Headline Ding Darling DaysThe late Jim Hensons lifes work as creator of the popular, immortal Muppets tradition has assured his title as a world-renowned puppet maestro. His daughter, Heather Henson, continues his puppeteering work and love of Florida wildlife with her Orlando-based IBEX Puppetry troupe, which will be performing twice during the week of Ding Darling Days, to be held October 14 to 20 at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. The troupe makes its Southwest Florida debut on Family Fun Day Sunday, October 14 with its interactive Endangered Species & Wildlife Parade, featuring life-sized puppets made of recycled material, plus kites, flags, drums and music. Were always adding new elements to our presentations, said company manager continued on page 10 Heather Henson with an IBEX manatee puppet Science And Coral Reef Exploration In The Florida Keyssubmitted by Jenna SullivanIf you missed seeing a tribe of soggy kids and orange-shirted counselors on the causeway or beaches on Sanibel last week, heres why: we were in the Florida Keys. Last week was Coral Reef Week, one of the highlights of our summer program at Sanibel Sea School. On Tuesday at 6:30 a.m., bleary-eyed campers arrived and stumbled onto a bus. Six hours later, they were in the Florida Keys for a threenight camping and snorkeling coral reef exploration. The highlight of the week for most campers was our daily expedition to the Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary, a barrier reef off Big Pine Key. Campers practiced their snorkeling skills as they floated past mounds of stony corals and waving gorgonians. On one trip, we followed a hawksbill sea turtle as it swam lazily over the reef crest.continued on page 7 Sydney Rubenstein practices her free diving skills in water that is hundreds of feet deep Tatiana Reif enjoys the crystal clear water of the Gulfstream


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3 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 From page 1Mongol Rallywe could only surmise to be the Autobahn. The car was traveling at a speed of about 70 to 80 mph and we were easily being passed by cars going around 130 mph. We even saw a Lamborghini rocket by us at about 190 mph or so. I have never seen a car go so fast outside of a NASCAR race. We ended up overnighting in Frankfurt on the Polish border. Let me just say, I have never seen so much continuous rain outside of a major weather event. From London to Poland, there has been almost constant rain. Yesterday we conquered Poland. We stared down well manicured highways for about three hours. But we did spend a healthy amount of time on country roads. Ate a typical Polish lunch of fried pork and some sort of lovely coleslaw. We are starting to hear some clunking in the car. We think it is from the suspension. Ugh. Every time we hear something, our hearts drop. Sanibel native James Sprankle is providing the Island Sun exclusive updates from the road as he and his teammate, Sean Miller, take part in the 2012 Mongol Rally, a 7,000-mile cross-continental automotive adventure from England to Mongolia. Check out his progress reports here every week. On the road, one kilometer from the border of Poland Craft Dream Boxes At Captiva Memorial LibraryOn Thursday, July 26 at 3 p.m., kids and families are invited to join Miss Naomi at the Captiva Memorial Library and create their own Dream Boxes. What are your passions? Do you like to travel, the outdoors, books, art? Explore and express your love of life by decorating a Dream Box. If you are signed up for summer reading and your assigned lucky number comes up on the library display board, you win a special prize. For a complete schedule of events or more information about summer reading, family fun and teen programs at the Captiva Memorial Library, go to http://library.lee-county. com, visit the Captiva Memorial Library or call 533. Program support is provided by the Lee County Library System, the Captiva Memorial Library Board and the Captiva Civic Association. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 James Sprankle gives a thumbs up as he prepares to depart for London, England last week


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 20124 Team Name Place Big Smiles 1 Island Rats 2 The Munsters 3 Grannys Gang 4 Driving Miss Crazy 4 Rally Ho 4 Dosinia Dynamos 8 Super Galactic McAwsomevilles 6 Myers / Fliers 7 Best In Show 8 Wineaux 8 The Archways 9 Margaritaville Mauraders 10 The Stretch Gang 10 Blonde Ambition 11 Michiganders 11 The Avengers 12 Meathead Magoos 13 The Rhinestones 13 Smarter Than Siri 14 Karas Cruisers 15 100% Pure Sanibel 15 A Van With A Plan 16 American Legioneers 16 Martini Mommas 17 Witches & Devil of Eastlake 18 The Five Dribwons 19 Trouts & Krauts 19 The Illinois Three 19 Humming Along 20 Bayous Bombers 21 The Chasers 22 The Driving Nuts 22 Dah Bears 23 Busty Bev and The Girls 24 The Mustang Sallys 25 Splash Man 26 Murgia Clan 27 The Sandbaggers 28 Popsickels 29 Fab 4 30 San-Cap Road Rally Results For 2012 Big Smiles won the 2012 San-Cap Optimist Clubs Road Rally Island Rats The Munsters 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 Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island Come for the beaches.... Come for the beaches.... Discover the Shopping Discover the Shopping ShopOnSanibel.com ShopOnSanibel.com Managed by Tahitian Gardens 1975-2019 periwinkle way Find Your Forever Friend Find Your Forever Friend TheVillage ShopsV S 2340 periwinkle wayShop & Be Pampered 630 Tarpon Bay RoadPets Welcome Town CenterC 2496 Palm ridge roadYum to OMAssociation Management Commercial Leasing Property Watch239-395-9111 Donations for GCHS accepted Donations for GCHS accepted


5 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Witches and One Devil of Eastlake, who came in 18th place in the road rallyLee Republican Women To MeetThe next dinner meeting of Lee Republican Women Federated will be held on Monday, August 13 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 12601 University Drive in Fort Myers. Social hour begins at 5:15 p.m., with dinner and the program to follow. Speakers will include the Lee County School Board Republican candidates for District 2 and 3 as well as Lee County Commissioner Republican candidates for Districts 1, 2 and 5 Cost to attend the meeting is $20 all inclusive (cash bar available). Reservations may be made by calling 432-9389 or sending an email to cindylignelli222@ gmail.com. For additional information, contact LRWF president Michele Duryea at 2807653 or michelemduryea@embarqmail. com. A Ad Ad Ad Ad ve nt ur e Cr Cr Cr r r u ui ui ui i se se se s s s K K Ki ds Pr og g g ra ra a a m m ms ms ms Where can you nd Family Fun this summer? M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M M a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k e e e e e e e e e e e e e Captiva Cruises y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u u r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r r Family Fun destination to cruise the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. d e s t i n a t i o n t o c r u i s e t h e c r y s t a l c l e a r w a t e r s o f t h e G u lf o f M e x i c o Call 239-4725 30 0 FOR SOME HOLIDAY FUN! www.captivacruises.com Enjo y our kids cruises Family shing and manatee encounter Cruise to Ca y o Costa Island-beauti f ul beach f or shelling & swimmin g Cruise to f unky Cabba g e Key f or a f amous cheesebur g er in paradise Enjoy an a ernoon dolphin watch cruise aboard the Lad y Chadwick and watch dolphins jump in the wake o f the boat. Full service bar on board. Pick your Sunset Cruise: Sailin g Wildli f e, Live Music Sail aboard the funtastic Adventure sailin g catamaran La L L dy C ha dw w w w w ic ic ic ic ic k k k k k k k Sunset Fireworks Cruise Cruise on Lady Chadwick to watch the 4th of July reworks on Sanibel. uise on Lady Cha n Lady Cha 7pm to 10:30pm with the legendary Danny Morgan performing on board. 7pm to 10:30pm witgy witgy Call for reservations. Morgapg g Saturday Night Sunset Cruise with Live entertainment 7:30pm 9:00pm NEW: Friday Family Fishing Cruises morning and afternoon Cruise to Cayo Costa Island-beautiful beach for shelling & swimming Cruise to funky Cabbage Key for a famous cheeseburger in paradise Enjoy an afternoon dolphin watch cruise aboard the Lady Chadwick and watch dolphins jump in the wake of the boat. Full service bar on board. Pick your Sunset Cruise: Sailing, Wildlife, Live Music Sail aboard the funtastic Adventure sailing catamaranShred Your Documents SecurelyThe Sanibel Community Association (SCA) will be hosting a drive to shred your unwanted documents and papers on Saturday, July 21, between 9 a.m. and noon, at The Community House. Summer 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 and the professionals at Secure Shredding, Inc. will shred your papers within minutes. The public is welcome. A small fee of $5 for two boxes per car will be collected. If you have more boxes, an additional donation is requested. All proceeds go to The Community House operating fund. For more information on this event or sponsoring an SCA event, visit online at www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net or call 472-2155. Summer office hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Community House is at 2173 Periwinkle Way. Secure Shredding truck


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 20126 Hortoons American Legion Post 123 NewsThis Sunday, July 22, the American Legion Post 123 will serve barbecued ribs and chicken from 1 to 8 p.m. On Sunday, July 29, corned beef and cabbage will be served all day. Every Monday night, Post 123 hosts 9-Ball Pool Tournaments starting at 6 p.m. This weeks winner of the first match was Kevin Porttof while Peter Mindel took second. Jo Stahl won the second match, with Mindel as the runnerup. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are always welcome. Every Friday, a six-ounce ribeye steak sandwich is on the menu all day. Other items include a half-pound burger and the daily special. Food is served every day and the public is welcome. American Legion Post 123 is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m., located at Mile Marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-9979. Located at: 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Suite 9 239-472-4499 Visit our website at: www.thesanibelsprout.comTHE ONLY ORGANIC HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND!Let food be thy medicine & medicine be thy food. Hippocrates 460 BC The Sanibel Sprout The Sanibel Sprout Your place to thrive! Your place to thrive! Organic, Nutritious, Healthy Lifestyle Organic, Nutritious, Healthy Lifestyle Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Delicious Snacks, Treats and Drinks Wide Selection of Gluten Free and Vegan Products Highest Quality Supplements & Nutraceuticals TEMPORARY CHANGED HOURS!!! TEMPORARY CHANGED HOURS!!! Between July 17 & August 15 The Sprout will be Open 3 Days a Week: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays Only.We will be under construction and all kinds of good changes will be happening.Watch for the opening of The Sanibel Sprout Spout, our Organic Juice Bar! The Sanibel Sprout Spout, our Organic Juice Bar! 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. Cavit Pinot Grigio 1.5 ltr. Reg. $16.99 SALE $14.99 Conquista Malbec 750 ml. $5.99 Menage a Trois Red or White 750 ml. $9.99Best Cigar Selection on the IslandsCheck out our Craft Beer Selection Mix a Six for $10.49! Smirnoff Vodka 1.75 ltr. $21.99 Jose Cuervo Tequila 1.75 ltr. Reg. $41.99 SALE $36.99 Bacardi Rum Light or Dark 1.75 ltr. Reg. $27.99 SALE $25.99THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS YourOne-Stopfor GROG SHOP Email editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


7 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 From page 1Science And Coral Reef ExplorationAnother group befriended two gigantic goliath groupers (300-plus pounds) that were hanging out under our boat. We saw spotted eagle rays, tarpon and sharks, but we also dove down to examine corals or notice tiny damselfish or eels poking out of the rocks. Campers also got a chance to practice their free diving skills in the crystal clear, deep blue water of the Gulfstream. For Doc Bruce and a counselor or two, one of the coolest parts of the trip was a crazy, helix-shaped plankton that was spiraling around at a depth of about 20 feet. Along with all this reef exploration, we packed in quite a bit of science. We conducted experiments with Cassiopeia frondosa, an upside-down jellyfish that lives on the bottom with its tentacles facing upwards. We tested how the jellyfish responded to changes in physical factors such as temperature, salinity and turbidity (how much sediment is suspended in the water) and presented our results to the group. We learned about the roles and importance of sponges and algae in the nearshore environment, and then we investigated both of these organisms up close. We dissected them, and found an unbelievable number and diversity of creatures living inside. We saw brittlestars, medusa worms, shrimp, decorator crabs, even fish we most likely saw species that dont even have a name. We learned about how sponges acquire food and energy by filtering water and actually watched the process in action we injected dye into sponges to observe the rate of water flow through the animals. When we dissected sponges, they were chock full of mantis shrimp that snapped in our hands. Who knew a small clump of algae or a sponge is home to such a thriving, diverse community? Coral reefs are among the most diverse ecosystems on the planet and they are beleaguered by many human activities. Apart from their intrinsic value, coral reefs are important to human survival. Take a second to give thanks for corals Sanibel Island, and most of southern Florida, is built on the calcium carbonate skeletons of these tiny animals, accumulated over vast periods of time. We need to better understand coral reefs; we need to value coral reefs; we need to care for our coral reefs. We went a long way toward those goals with the 34 young people who spent last week in the Florida Keys. Some might think that picnic benches in primitive camping sites may not be adequate science laboratory facilities for research and learning, but we think differently. Sanibel Sea School is a non-profit organization looking to a world where all people value, understand and care for the ocean. Our mission is to improve the oceans future, one person at a time. Please enjoy our offerings and join the ocean tribe at www.sanibelseaschool.org or stop by our Sanibel location. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Claudia Love and Katherine Fernandez observe a Cassiopeia jellyfish during the stress labShare your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


Five Scholarships Awarded To Dependents Of City EmployeesUnder the leadership of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, an endowment was established following Hurricane Charley in 2004 to provide scholarships for dependents of City of Sanibel employees. This year, the partnership will grant $2,750 in scholarship awards for academic year 2012-13 to the following: Miranda Ashby Miranda graduated in May 2012 from North Fort Myers High School with a 3.79 GPA, was a member of the National Honor Society and acquired a score of 1580 on her SATs. She is attending the University of Central Florida in Orlando, pursuing a degree in the social sciences. Miranda is the daughter of Lt. Scott Ashby of the Sanibel Police Department, who has been employed by the city for 29 years. Taylor Ashby Taylor graduated in May 2009 from North Fort Myers High School with a 3.85 GPA. He is attending the University of South Floridas College of Education. Taylor will begin his internship for education. Taylor is the son of Lt. Scott Ashby of the Sanibel Police Department, who has been employed by the city for 29 years. Elizabeth Chamberlain Elizabeth graduated from Fort Myers High School with a GPA of 4.52 and was a member of the National Honor Society. She is attending Florida State University. She was a member of the honor society this past year. Elizabeth is the daughter of Dave DeFonzo of the citys Recreation Department, who has been employed as a recreation specialist by the city approximately 21 years. Joseph Earle Joe attended Sanibel Elementary-Middle School and graduated in June 2009 from South Fort Myers High School with a 3.2 GPA. He is currently attending Tallahassee Community College. Joe is the son of Nancy Earle of the citys Recreation Department, who has been employed as a lifeguard by the city approximately five years. Andrea Wesserling Galician Andrea obtained her Bachelors Degree from the University of South Florida in Communications. She is pursuing an associates degree in nursing at Hillsborough Community College with a goal to obtain a bachelors degree in nursing. Andrea is the daughter of Laura Wesserling of the citys Building Department, who has been employed by the city for 16 years. Miranda Ashby Taylor Ashby Elizabeth Chamberlain Joseph Earle Andrea Wesserling GalicianNerita Street Approved For Paving ProjectThe paving of Nerita Street will soon become reality with the passage by the Sanibel City Council on Tuesday of a resolution establishing an assessment district to fund the project. City Attorney Ken Cuyler said the cost per homeowner will be $1,457.58, which can be paid in full without interest or annually at an interest rate of 5.0267 percent. The total cost if $24,050, of which the city will pay one-third and the owners will pick up the remainder. A majority of owners voted to pursue paving, complaining of the dust stirred up by motor vehicles. Garbage Fees To Be Reducedby Anne MitchellIslanders will see a decrease in their garbage collection fees under a renewed contract between the city and Veolia, the waste disposal contractor. The fees for fiscal 2012-13 include decreases of 3 percent in residential rates, 1.6 percent in commercial curbside rates and 5.8 percent in dumpster rates. Veolia won the city franchise two years ago and the contract allows for two one-year extensions. Under the terms, Veolias charges for the next two fiscal years will not exceed current fees. CrystalDrinking Water 24 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 New at Jerrys New at Jerrys Steam Your Shrimp Steam Your Shrimp To Perfection To Perfection While You Shop While You Shop Ad Effective July 20 26 Ad Effective July 20 26Special of the Week Experience Taste! Experience Taste! $ $ 3. 3. 99 99 SAVE SAVE $ $ 1. 1. 00 00Fresh Shrimp Rings $ $ 19. 19. 99 99 SAVE 50 SAVE 50 Boars Head Boars Head Deluxe Ham Deluxe Ham $ $ 8. 8. 99 99 Lb. Lb. Boars Head Colby Jack Cheese Boars Head Colby Jack Cheese $ $ 7. 7. 99 99 Lb. Lb. $ $ 3. 3. 99 99 Gallon GallonFlavorite Milk Sunset Salsa Sunset Salsa Assorted Assorted Flavors Flavors 15 oz. 15 oz. $ $ 3. 3. 99 99 .59 .59 lb. lb. Cut Watermelon Cut WatermelonISLAND SUN JULY 20, 20128


INSIDE CITY HALL 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 Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Patricia Molloy Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Bruce Neill, PhD Matt Oakley Ed ONeil Laura Zocki Puerto Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Di Saggau Jeanie Tinch PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-Publishers Lorin Arundel & Ken Rasi Advertising George Beleslin Stacy Osborn Graphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff LysiakMuseum And Village Contract Up For Renewalby Anne MitchellThe Sanibel Historical Museum and Village could be a a victim of its own success according to Vice Mayor Mick Denham during contract discussions before the Sanibel City Council on Tuesday. Denham was questioning the $108,000 the city is due to allocate to the organization for expenses such as staffing, utilities, maintenance, administration and security when it is in a healthy financial position. The five-year contract is up for renewal. The vice mayor said the museum and village has about $400,000 in assets, of which about $350,000 is in liquid assets. If it is going to be a stand-alone entity, when is that going to happen? he wondered. We have been somewhat tough on CHR (Community Housing and Resources, and I want to make sure we balance this in the same way, added Denham, referring to an earlier contract discussion. Alex Werner, president, replied that he was not aware of any understanding that it would become independent. Councilman Marty Harrity told Werner, You have done a wonderful job in increasing some revenues. My recommendation is that we keep (the current agreement) where it is. However, he wants further discussion about reducing some of the amounts paid by the city. Werner agreed, at councilman Doug Congress suggestion, to bring back further financial details as well as plans and goals for the next five years. Automatic Fund Increase For CHR Questionedby Anne MitchellSome city council members, on a day they were grappling with their own budget, expressed doubts about giving CHR the islands below market rate housing agency an automatic three percent annual funding increase for the next five years. They also raised concerns about committing to a three percent increase in housing units, as promised in the Evaluation and Appraisal Report that the city is getting ready to submit to the state. The discussion came up during CHRs five-year contract renewal with the city. The existing contract expires on September 30. Vice Mayor Mick Denham opened discussion on both issues, saying the city had cut back on salaries and benefits and employees had received no raises in five years. A three percent escalator would hike the citys funding from $240,404 this year up to $274,800 next year. On the topic of CHRs goal to have low-cost housing at three percent of all Sanibel homes, Denham said thats a seven-year commitment. We cant accept that obligation, he added. Currently, the CHR pool consists of 88 units, or about two percent of island homes. Pushing it to three percent would mean adding about 15 more homes to the program, for a total of 103. Councilman Doug Congress, city liaison to CHR, disagreed on the automatic three percent increase. He said CHR has gone through some incredibly turbulent times during the last several years and that there is no fat whatsoever that can be cut. Mayor Kevin Ruane commented, How do I contractually obligate the city when it looks like we will be in for really tough times? He was referring to a further drop in home values, reducing city ad valorem revenues.continued on page 48 Vice Mayor Receives Awardby Anne MitchellFor all his efforts to maintain Sanibels right to protect its water quality, Vice Mayor Mick Denham on Tuesday was honored with the Florida League of Cities Home Rule Hero Award. In presenting the award, Scott Dudley of the Florida League of Cities said Denham had gone above and beyond in fighting for fertilizer restrictions. Denham said during the last legislative session, Sanibel was able to beat back opponents who want to prevent the city from controlling its own water quality environment. He also said every law can be overturned the following year. We are trying to find different ways of going about it, Denham spoke of ongoing efforts for a public education program by the city. It is not the fertilizer companies that decide what goes on lawns, it is the citizens. Sanibel Vice Mayor Mick Denham receives the award from Scott Dudley 9 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201210 From page 1Henson PuppetsFrank Ramirez, who visited the refuge last week to brainstorm with the Ding Days committee about customizing the show to the locale. Youre really going to get a good one here, he promised with enthusiasm. Well be creating new creatures that are indigenous to this area especially for the event. In addition to short, energetic, improv parades every hour starting at 10:30 a.m. on Family Fun Day, the IBEX troupe will set up its Endangered Species Garden that day. There, families can make their own puppets and join in the parades, play the troupes musical instruments and admire the puppet critters at rest. IBEX returns to the refuge the following day, Monday, October 15, when Lee County schools are closed. Its Celebration Of Flight begins at 10 a.m. in the Ding Darling Education Center with a half-hour bird kite-making session and ends with an outdoor celebration. Families will have a chance to learn about the creatures the actors portray and ask them about their work. An indoor production will lead outside to the upper parking lot, where kids can try out their new kites and perform along with the puppeteers and kite-flyers. It was Heathers mission to tour this around Floridas parks, refuges and wildlife conservation areas because of her avid interest in wetlands and whooping crane migrations and protection, said Ramirez. We do it because we love educating and love people seeing the puppets. Aside from Florida, the puppet company traveled recently to China, where it took Best Show in the 2012 UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionette) Congress & World Puppetry Festival. This is such a perfect fit for Ding Days, said committee co-chair Toni Westland. I saw them perform last year at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge and told my committee We have to get them! Youre not going to believe how cool this is. The 23rd Annual Ding Darling Days celebrates the birthday of the refuges namesake, father of the Federal Duck Stamp program and Pulitzer Prizewinning cartoonist Jay N. Ding Darling. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Ding Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge, and Tarpon Bay Explorers cosponsor Ding Darling Days with generous support from the local community and businesses. Visit www.dingdarlingdays.com for updates on events, information on sponsoring Ding Days, or to sign up for weekly bulletins. Puppets, flags, kites, drums, costumes and more engage IBEX parade participants From left, DDWS Executive Director Birgie Vertesch, IBEXs Frank Ramirez and Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland survey the future stage for a life-sized endangered species and wildlife parade and garden Roberts Promotes Tolerance, Inspiration Through Artworkby Jeff LysiakWhen Myra Roberts went to her mailbox last week, she received quite a nice surprise. The Sanibel Island artist, who last year released the book Project Tolerance: The Faces of Anne Frank, received a letter of thanks written personally by Hillary Rodham Clinton. The secretary of state and former first lady of the United States of America was given a copy of Roberts collection of 30 Anne Frank-inspired paintings by Hannah Rosenthal, a special envoy and leader of the Office to Monitor and Combat AntiSemitism. Rosenthal, whose father was a survivor of the Holocaust, learned about the book from a friend. (Hannah) invited me to hear her speak at a workshop at Lynn University in Boca Raton, said Roberts. Someone had given her my book, and she asked if she could have a copy to pass along to Mrs. Clinton. Roberts gave Rosenthal a signed copy of Project Tolerance for Clinton, but the thank you note from one of the countrys leading political figures was unexpected. I was shocked out of my mind, said Roberts. Im going to get the letter framed and pass it along to my children. In the letter, Clinton noted, Your artwork is very moving, and I am grateful to you for undertaking this effort to promote tolerance by sharing the story of Anne Frank. Although she personally had high hopes that the book would enlighten more continued on page 38 Artist Myra Roberts works on her newest Anne Frank-inspired painting, titled All That I Missed photos by Jeff Lysiak Roberts with the thank you letter she received from Hillary Rodham Clinton Myra Roberts latest painting, titled Jaime Mon Chien


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ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 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 Rabbi Selwyn Geller For more information 239-472-0177 or adsilby@gmail.com CAPTIVA CHAPEL BY THE SEA: The Rev. Thomas E. Nyman November 13, 2011 thru April 22, 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, Sanibel, 472-2684 Dr. Daryl Donovan, Senior Pastor Sunday Worship Hours:7:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Communion9 a.m. Contemporary Service with Kids Church10:45 a.m. Adult and Youth Sunday School classes 11 a.m. Traditional Service with Choir Childcare available 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 Worship Services: 10 a.m. Full Service, with Sunday School and Nursery Care provided. Elevator access. ST. ISABEL CATHOLIC CHURCH: 3559 San-Cap Rd., 472-2763 Pastor: Rev. Christopher Senk, Saturday Vigil Mass 5 p.m. Sunday Mass 9:30 a.m. 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. 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Make checks payable to City of Sanibel. Happy to be Fit for Life Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. This class is a combination of Happy Hour and Essential Total Fitness. Keep your heart, lungs and muscles strong and your brain fit with aerobics and muscle conditioning exercises. Class begins with a joke and ends with a positive thought. Power Hour Fitness with Mahnaz Bassiri Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Fitness Opportunities at the Sanibel Recreation Center. Phone 472-0345 or go to www.mysanibel.com and check under the Recreation Department for more information. Tuesday Kayaking July 24 and August 21, 8:30 a.m. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayakscontinued on page 32 Daniel Elsberg and Megan Jensen ENGAGEMENT Kevin and Jewel Jensen of Lake Bluff, Illinois announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Laura Jensen, to Daniel Steven Elsberg, son of Steven and Jeanine Elsberg of Rockford, Illinois. Megan is a graduate of Lake Forest High School and has a bachelors degree from Drake University as well as a masters degree in education from NationalLouis University. She is currently an elementary school teacher. Elsberg is a graduate of Guilford High School and has a bachelors degree from the University of Iowa. He works for The Standard Insurance Company. A July 2013 wedding is planned and the couple will remain living in Chicago. The proposal took place on July 4 on the beautiful beaches of Sanibel, where Jensen has been vacationing for the past 20 years.


13 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012Bicycle Tour Like Going Home Again For Kirklandby Jeff LysiakAbout to engage in one of the most physically demanding challenges of her life, the smile that Salli Kirkland wears is not confidence. It isnt boasting or bravery, either. It is anticipation. For one thing, anticipation that she will take part in this years RAGBRAI a seven-day, 471-mile bicycle endurance event the worlds oldest, largest and longest bike tour. For another, anticipation that she is going home again. I was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and grew up in Sioux City, said Kirkland, who for the first time will enter the Des Moines Registers annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. We try to get back there every two years for a family reunion, but this year I finally decided to do the bike event. But, best of all, Kirkland will be participating in RAGBRAI will several members of her family, including her husband Billy (leading her teams Ride Along Vehicle), her father, sister, brother-in-law and his sibling. Its a nice sized group, but were going to try to recruit more members when we go to our reunion next summer, she added. Now in its 40th year, RAGBRAI begins somewhere along Iowas western border on the Missouri River and ends along the eastern border on the Mississippi River. Bicyclists travel from around the world to take part in the noncompetitive event, which Kirkland had long dreamt about taking part in. Weve heard from many of our customers about their participating in the event, said Kirkland, who assists in operating Billys Bike Shop and Billys Rentals on Sanibel. Theyve told me that its long, hot and a lot of fun. But they also said that they liked it because of the Midwestern hospitality. Although the Iowa landscape contained within RAGBRAIs route isnt very mountainous, there are some hills that Kirkland and her fellow riders will have to endure, something she cannot train for too much here in Southwest Florida. Ive been getting ready by cycling back-and-forth to Naples. I think there are seven bridges that I cross between here and there, she explained. And when Im in spinning class, I like to close my eyes and imagine that Im riding through corn fields. Prior to RAGBRAI, which will begin on July 22 in Sioux City and end on continued on page 39 Salli Kirkland will participate in RAGBRAI, a seven-day bicycle ride across the state of Iowa, beginning this weekend 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 2010 2012 Trip Advisor Recommended 2010 2011 Talk of the Town for Customer SatisfactionWe proudly serve Pinocchios Ice Cream Sandwiches Sandwiches Prepared On Our Prepared On Our Fresh Baked Breads Fresh Baked Breads Artisan Breads Artisan Breads Try Our Signature Try Our Signature Sanibel Blossom Sanibel BlossomI 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... 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6566www.beachfoodies.comAre YOU a Beach Foodie? A market for people who love good food!!!A market for people who love good food!!!Are YOU a Beach Foodie? Are YOU a Beach Foodie? A market for people who love good food!!!Open Daily 8am 9pmCroissants Baguettes Souf e Pastry Artisan Breads & Sandwiches NYC Bakery Pizza 362 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6566 www.pinocchiosicecream.com Ask Us About Our Franchise Opportunities Home of the World Famous Sanibel Krunch & Dirty Sand Dollar A Sanibel Tradition for 32 Years! Original Italian Ice CreamIce Creams Gelato Sorbets Sherbets Frozen Yogurt Shakes Malts Smoothies Frozen Coffee Drinks Coffee Latte Cappuccino Espresso Pastry Gourmet Chocolates Gifts Fun Apparel Baby Gear a m Try Our Try Our Lemon Meringue Lemon Meringue Gelato Gelato BEST OF THE ISLANDSBest Ice Cream2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Cycling Safety Notes WHEN STOPPED, CLEAR THE PATH AND ALLOW OTHERS TO BIKE THROUGH Its always frustrating for any path user, cyclist or other, to come across another user who has stopped and is blocking the path with their bicycle. Its also unsafe since its adding yet one more obstacle, another demand upon concentration. So lets be courteous and clear the path when were making that phone call or checking the map. SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUB


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15 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 DDWS Funds New Intern At RefugeThe Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge (DDWS) finances living-expense stipends for several refuge interns each year, while the refuge provides on-site housing. One new biology intern, Tony Henehan, joined the staff in June and will stay on into mid-December. Henehan hails from Harpursville, New York, which he describes as a small town without stoplights 30 minutes east of Binghamton. He received a bachelors of technology degree in wildlife management from the State University of New York in Cobleskill, New York in December 2011. While Ive only been at the refuge for a couple weeks, I have had the opportunity to participate in a number of different activities, said Henehan. Its hard to have to choose a favorite among them, but two that stand out are rookery island surveys in the sound and surrounding waters, and the sea turtle nest walks on the beach. These encompass two passions of mine: birds and turtles. The interns are an invaluable asset to the conservation work that takes place here at the refuge, and without them the staff would be hard-pressed to accomplish the work that needs to be done in research, wildlife protection, and education, said DDWS executive director Birgie Vertesch. Federal budgets continue to decrease, and the Ding Darling Wildlife Society does what it can to help. DDWS considers the interns program one of its most important contributions to the refuge, she added, and is looking to assist with better intern housing facilities in the long range. I really enjoy seeing how all the goals of the refuge are obtained through the work of its dedicated staff, added Henehan. Ding is such a unique place and I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to work here and with all of the people that call it home. To support DDWS and the refuge with a tax-deductible gift, visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org or contact Birgie Vertesch at 292-0566 or director@dingdarlingsociety.org. Tony Henehan Katie Graybeal, 10, and Eva Jones, 11, of Atlanta, Georgia, found an alphabet cone and lace murex at Blind Pass while staying at a private home on Woodring Road, overlooking Tarpon Bay. We enjoyed kayaking in Tarpon Bay and shelling at Blind Pass, they said. This is Evas sixth time visiting Sanibel and Katies first trip here. Shells Found Katie Graybeal and Eva Jones 1975-2019 periwinkle wayShopOnSanibel.com Something for Everyone Tahitian Gardens Breakfast & Lunch 7am 2:30pm 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 outdoor outdoor seating seating Call for take out or stay 472-4300


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201216 Birds Eye ViewEnvironmental Ethics And Fishing Guidesby Mark Bird WestallLast week, I talked about how everyone on Sanibel needed to be involved in environmentalism if the island was going to continue being paradise. And although I have always been attracted towards anything wild, I like to distance myself from the stereotyped animal lover. I am not a hunter or fisherman, parse, but I find myself leaning more towards their philosophies. My hesitation towards a stereotypical animal lover is their desire to name and feed every wild animal they come across and treat the animals as though they could be pets. Maybe birdfeeders can be excluded from this discussion (though I have my concerns), but generally, feeding animals can either make the animal a nuisance or a danger to humans and, tragically, that usually means an early demise for the animal. My acceptance of the hunters philosophy stems from their understanding that they need to be managed and (most importantly) that death is just as much an important part of life as life is. Now, I do not want to see a hunter out in the woods with an AK-47 and a six-pack of beer, but to me, the positives outweigh the negatives. Unfortunately, many animal lovers never receive any training about how to behave around wild animals. Most hunters and fishermen do. Trained properly, fishermen and hunters are an important management tool for natural resource managers. As I mentioned in my last article, when I first came to Sanibel, I fell in with a group of professional naturalists and they taught me a lot. But I also listened to other locals who had a close connection with the environment. I can remember having a conversation with an old fishing guide when he told me, Bird, you should have seen the fishing 20 years ago (55 years ago now). You could walk across the backs of the redfish as they went through the passes! I looked at him disdainfully. I had done some fishing with my father back up in Indiana when I was growing up and I had never seen fish populations like that. I told him, Ah, thats just a fish story. At the peak of my mid-life crisis a few years back, I owned a lodge in Alaska. This lodge was 42 miles inside of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. It was 12 miles from the nearest road and it was on a six-mile long lake and it was the only private property on the lake, virtually an untouched ecosystem. I fished for most of my meals and I could cast six times and catch fish four out of the six times. I didnt go fishing for my fish; I used the lake as a refrigerator and, when I needed a fish, I just went down and picked it up. I wonder if the fishing used to be like that in Indiana. I wonder if it used to like that here on Sanibel. Every generation sees the world with less and thinks that is the way its supposed to be. A few weeks ago, Randy Wayne White, now a famous local author, put together a great explanation as to why he removed his name, and that of Doc Ford, from support of a tarpon tournament up at Boca Grande. You can check out his explanation at www.docford.com/ Site2/Welcome%21.html. It is a very well thought out and articulated commentary on a natural resource, important to the economy of our local community, that is under great pressure to be over-exploited. White began his career here on Sanibel as a fishing guide. In those days, he made his living killing fish. But he and many of the other guides that worked the surrounding bays and inlets of Pine Island Sound understood that their way of making a living off of our natural resources had to be done in a sustainable way.Pulling his support from the Boca Grande tournament must have been difficult. I think Randy deserves a pat on the back!A former city council member and mayor, Mark Bird Westall has owned and operated Canoe Adventures, Inc. on Sanibel for over 33 years. Visit www.canoewithbirdwestall.com for more information. New Wildlife Sancturary On Pine IslandA non-profit, tax exempt 501(c) organization has been established for The Pine Island Wildlife Sanctuary and they are reaching out to the community for donations for land acquisition and development. The organization is looking to acquire land that is zoned either commercial or agricultural on Pine Island. The organizations mission is to provide both short term and long term care to sick, injured, orphaned or displaced indigenous wildlife under the permits issued by the Florida Wildlife Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife. Our ultimate goal is to rescue, rehabilitate and return Florida wildlife to their natural habitat, said K. Matthew Ristau, Esq., Florida wildlife rehabilitator and president. We are relying on the philanthropic support of individuals, corporations and foundations to provide this needed, and for many residents, more convenient service to Lee County. The Sanctuary is in the process of forming fund raising efforts and will be at the German American Club for the MangoMania Festival on July 21 and 22. At this event, the organization will accept donations and provide information about their mission.continued on page 22 Dinner 5:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.239.472.77701523 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island OP 3:00 .M. OPEN FROM 3:00 10:00 P.M. Glass of House Wine, Domestic Draft or Well Drink!OR Slice of Key Lime PieWith purchase of entre. Not to be combined with any other offers. Expires 7/31/12 N N F F R R 0 0 : : 0 0 0 0 JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR 3-6 PM MONDAY SATURDAY & ALL DAY SUNDAY!www.the shhouserestaurants.com FREE FREE If our seafood were any fresher, If our seafood were any fresher, we would be serving it under water. we would be serving it under water. 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ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201218 by Capt. Matt MitchellRedfish and snook were the main targets for me this week. Most of my time was spent either pass or dock fishing for snook during the falling tide periods or working the mangrove bushes and potholes for redfish on the higher incoming tides. Both species were chewing well when I got the bite dialed in, but some days it would take a little more work than others to get on a consistent bite of the target species. Catch-and-release snook fishing with live grunts and pinfish caught snook up to 32 inches this week. Periods of the fastest moving water made for the best action. All our local passes held good numbers of snook for catch-and-release action though most were in the 20to 26-inch range. Captiva Pass was a lot tougher, if not impossible, to fish as it was loaded with big rafts of floating grass most days. Drifting the edges of Redfish Pass produced the best snook bite for me this week. Using just enough weight to keep the bait along the bottom on the drift without hanging up on the rocks was the key. Docks on south banks on North Captiva also held some snook, with lots more weight needed here to hold the bottom from an anchored boat. Drifting Redfish Pass was also good for a few trout and short grouper. The catch of the week in Redfish Pass was a 50-pound-plus cobia caught by a fellow captain who was drifting for snook. Even though you are targeting snook while drifting the passes, you really are never quite sure of what of what will eat the next bait. The majority of my redfish came in the southeastern side of the sound from Flamingo Bay Channel south to the mouth of the river. Frozen jumbo shrimp, live pinfish and cut ladyfish all worked. One set of mangrove islands that I dont fish until September held some of the bigger reds I caught all week. Over the last five years, all I have ever gotten these reds to eat is cut bait. After fishing them with cut baits without a single bite and seeing lots of mullet in the area a sure sign that it is holding redfish I figured I would try a live pinfish under a float. The bait was not in the water a minute before it got hit by a six-pound-plus, 26-inch redfish. Quickly switching my other anglers over to the live pinfish rig, we pulled five nice reds, all out of the sandholes in about 15 minutes before the tide and bite quit. Regala Island also held lots of redfish when the wind was the right setup. Working my favorite 300 yards of shoreline of Regala early one morning, we caught 15-plus redfish up to 24 inches all on frozen jumbo shrimp rigged under a popping cork. After catching two to four fish in one spot, I would slide down 20 to 50 yards on the trolling motor. Every stop down the shoreline was good for at least one redfish, usually coming in the first or second well-placed cast. Some holes were better than others, but the whole shoreline held good numbers of slot reds. By 9 a.m., once the tide stopped coming in, the bite was quickly over. Back at south to islands in the mouth of the river, the redfish bite was slower but continued through the first hour or so of falling tide. Other things going on in the sound this week included blitzes of Spanish mackerel and ladyfish. Breaking fish with feeding birds could be found just about anywhere from the causeway all the way up to Captiva Pass. Areas around the Chino Island side of the powerlines and Red Light Shoal held the largest amounts of these easy to catch fish. If you plan on redfish fishing, nothing is better than stopping to catch a few fresh ladyfish for cut baits. These busting schools of hungry fish also held some bigger Spanish mackerel up to 20 inches. During periods of lower incoming tides, working Silly Willy pompano jigs on the edges of the sandbars in Redfish Pass and the Sanibel Lighthouse produced a few pompano, along with more ladyfish and Spanish mackerel. 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. Let The Tide Decide Your Target Species For The Day Conner Shinouskis with an upper slot-size redfish caught fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201220 Phosphorus Reductions Improve Water Qualitysubmitted by South Florida Water Management DistrictFor the 17th consecutive year, water flowing from farmlands in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) achieved phosphorus reductions that exceeded those required by law. Implementation of improved farming techniques, known as Best Management Practices (BMPs), produced a 71-percent phosphorus reduction in the 470,000-acre EAA farming region south of Lake Okeechobee for the 2012 monitoring period. An approved model is used to compute the reductions and makes adjustments to account for the influences of rainfall. Just west of the EAA, the C-139 Basin also met its goal of reducing phosphorus discharges to historic levels. The 170,000-acre C-139 farming region consists primarily of pasture land, row crops, citrus and sugarcane. Results show 15 metric tons flowed from the basin during the 2012 monitoring period, less than half the target load of 32 metric tons. Year after year, science-based Best Management Practices deliver reductions in nutrients that are greater than required by state law, helping to significantly improve Everglades water quality, said Joe Collins, chairman of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board. Together with treatment wetlands, BMPs provide a solid foundation for our collective efforts to achieve the ultra-low water quality standards in the River of Grass. In the EAA, the most commonly used BMPs are more precise fertilizer application methods, refined stormwater pumping practices and erosion controls to reduce the amount of phosphorus transported in stormwater runoff to the Everglades and connected water bodies. In the C-139 Basin, the district recently worked with landowners to develop more comprehensive and stringent BMP plans for each farm that better address the unique nutrient challenges in this basin. These plans are anticipated to result in greater phosphorus reduction results. Monitoring Data Documents The Nutrient Reductions Phosphorus can impact the Everglades ecosystem when stormwater runoff carries excess amounts into protected wetlands. To meet the requirements of Floridas Everglades Forever Act, the amount of phosphorus leaving the EAA must be 25 percent less than the amount before phosphorus reduction efforts started. Data show that a 71 percent phosphorus reduction was achieved for the 2012 monitoring period. The overall average reduction from the implementation of BMPs over the programs 17-year history is 55 percent, more than twice the amount required by law. When measured in actual mass, 154 metric tons of phosphorus were prevented from entering the regional canal system, which sends water into the Everglades, during the 2012 monitoring period. Over the past 17 years, the BMP program has prevented 2,565 metric tons of phosphorus from leaving the EAA. In the C-139 Basin, a BMP program has been in place for the past nine years with the goal of reducing phosphorus discharges to historic levels. In November 2010, the program requirements were enhanced to better control nutrient runoff. The District uses a model to determine the phosphorus load that the agricultural region must achieve each year based on rainfall. For the 2012 monitoring period, the target load was 32 metric tons. Data show the actual mass of phosphorus discharged from the basin during that time was 15 metric tons. Stormwater Treatment Areas Provide Additional Improvements Water leaving the EAA and C-139 Basin receives additional treatment in one of several Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs) before entering the Everglades. These SFWMD-constructed wetlands are filled with native vegetation and use green technology to further reduce phosphorus levels. Since 1994, the network of five STAs south of Lake Okeechobee with 45,000 acres of effective treatment area have treated 12.3 million acre-feet (4 trillion gallons) of water and retained more than 1,560 metric tons of phosphorus that would have otherwise entered the Everglades. Last year, the STAs treated approximately 700,000 acre-feet of water and recorded their best performance year to date, retaining 83 percent of phosphorus from water flowing through the treatment cells and treating water to an average of 34 parts per billion of phosphorus. Through the end of April 2012, more than 4,060 metric tons of phosphorus have been prevented from entering the Everglades through treatment wetlands and the BMP program. Overall, Florida has invested more than $1.8 billion to improve Everglades water quality since 1994. 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21 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012of the ambient water quality standard for the Everglades. Highlights of the states Everglades water quality improvement strategy includes: Design and construction of 110,000 acre-feet of additional storage adjacent to existing Everglades STAs, better controlling water flow into the wetlands and thereby improving their performance. Doubling the size of Stormwater Treatment Area 1-West adjacent to the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, increasing by 50 percent the treatment capacity of water quality facilities currently discharging into the refuge. Improving treatment in the western Everglades by adding 11,000 acre-feet of associated storage in the C-139 Basin that is capable of storing 3.5 billion gallons and constructing 800 acres of additional wetlands in STA-5. A robust science plan to ensure continued biological, ecological and operational research to improve and optimize the performance of water quality treatment technologies. Regional and sub-regional source controls in areas of the eastern Everglades where phosphorus levels in runoff has been historically higher. For more information on the SFWMDs water quality improvement initiatives, visit www.sfwmd.gov. Pine Island Sound Scallop Search Set For August 18Volunteer boat captains and snorkelers are needed by the Florida Sea Grant UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation to participate in the 2012 Pine Island Sound Scallop Search, a resource-monitoring program in which volunteers snorkel, looking for scallops in select areas within Pine Island Sound on Saturday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of the search is to monitor and document the health and status of the bay scallop population. Up to 40 boats are needed, with as many as 150 participants to search selected sites in Pine Island Sound and San Carlos Bay for the elusive bay scallop. Large populations of bay scallops ( Argopecten irradians) disappeared from Southwest Florida waters decades ago due in large part to degraded water quality, related declines in seagrass acreage, over-harvesting and other causes. Water quality and seagrasses have improved in many areas to levels that may once again support these important bivalves. This event is modeled after the successful Great Bay Scallop Search, conducted in Tampa Bay since 1993. Pine Island Sounds inaugural event was in 2010. Reservations are required to participate in the event. Space is limited. Scallop searchers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Pineland Marina, 13921 Waterfront Drive in Pineland to receive survey equipment and instructions for the monitoring event. Sea Grant will provide lunch to participants once you return to shore and report your information. Volunteers with shallow-draft boats are also needed for the search. Please let Sea Grant know the style and size of your boat and bring a dive flag if you have one. Canoes and kayaks are also welcome, but sites are very limited. Personal watercraft (Jet Skis, SeaDoos, etc.) are not allowed in the search. Snorkelers without boats are welcome, however space is limited. Volunteers need to bring a mask, snorkel and gloves and be able to snorkel/ swim 50 meters (about 150 feet) along the bottom; fins and weight belt are optional but suggested. Reservations are required. Survey sites and equipment are limited. For more information or to sign up, visit http://2012pineislandscallopsearch. eventbrite.com, send an email to hazellje@leegov.com or call the Sea Grant Lee County Extension office at 5337518. Hurricane QuizThe recent spate of hurricanes in the past few years has not generated a concurrent rise of public interest about storm preparation. TRUE (unfortunately): While the past few years have been exceptionally busy ones for numbers of storms, they have been record-setting for the lack of landfall along the U.S. Coast. Florida has gone the longest period of time ever recorded without a direct hurricane strike. The hurricane seasons of 2010 and 2011 were among the most active for hurricanes (19) on record, but only one hurricane (Irene) actually made landfall and, arguably, it did its most serious as a tropical (and then extra-tropical) storm when it inundated inland portions of New England during its travels northward. Provided by American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. ZAGAT ZAGAT.COM R ate d b y : Yucatan Shrimp! Fish Tacos!


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201222 From page 16New Wildlife SanctuaryThe group has formed a board of directors, founding officers and initial volunteer staff. They are in the process of forming committees for the opening once land has been acquired. A wish list of needed donation items is also available on their website, located at www.pineislandwildlifesanctuary.com. The Sanctuary is also committed to community education through various outreach programs regarding the value of protecting our Florida wildlife and no fees are charged for the services provided to the animals. The Sanctuary exists and will continue solely by the donations from the community. Donations can be made online at www.pineislandwildlifesanctuary or by mail to: Pine Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Attn: Sally Ristau, 900 SW Pine Island Road #206, Cape Coral, FL 33991. Fish Caught Giant Snook Eaten By Sharksubmitted by Gillian McBainLast week, while watching the sun go down on our dock on Woodring Road, we saw a snook forced out of the water along with a lot of splashing. Something remained bobbing in the water. My husband quickly jumped in his kayak to investigate and saw what was left of a giant snook that had clearly been bitten in half by a shark. He towed the remains to shore. We are on vacation here from Scotland so have never witnessed anything like this before. Tom McBain poses with the remains of the snooks with daughters Ella, 8, and Edie, 6 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... Mark Sander displays his catch with Captain Brian of the Santiva Fishing Team Ford Weaver with his catchKian Hufford of Seattle, Washington caught a three-pound snook in the back bay near Blind Pass. Ford Weaver, 6, of Nashville, Tennessee caught a snook all by himself near Blind Pass. Mark Sander of Indianapolis, Indiana caught an 18-pound snook that was more than 40 inches long near Blind Pass with Captain Brian of the Santiva Fishing Team. Kian Hufford and Ford Weaver with Kians catch Read us online at IslandSunNews.com


23 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 BIG ARTS Gift Shop Offers Cure For The Summertime BluesNeed a cure for the summertime blues? Check out new items in the gift shop at BIG ARTS Center, as well as artwork created by our summer camp instructors. Colorful BIG ARTS umbrellas, hand-painted by local artists, are available in both compact and large size. Youll see why BIG ARTS is rated number one on TripAdvisors Traveler Recommended Shopping on Sanibel category. Beaded handbags made by Marta Sicijan, jewelry by Tania Begg and Babs Snyderman, and other items made by local artists are just a few of the treasures youll discover. Phil Krym makes bowls and vessels out of wood from Florida trees, including grapefruit, Florida mahogany and blue mahoe. BIG ARTS Founders Gallery has artwork made by summer camp instructors Lisa Gould, Jane Hudson and James Milne. BIG ARTS is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during summer continued on page 25 Copper and pearl bracelet by Tania Begg Wooden vessel made from grapefruit wood by Phil Krym Blue Mood, acrylic by Jane Hudson BIG ARTS hand-painted umbrella Hand-painted clutch by Babs Snyderman NIGHTLY SPECIALSMonday Magic Meatloaf w/brown gravy Tuesday Grilled Skirt Steak Wednesday Jerk Chicken Thursday Sushi & Sashimi Friday Still Lobstah Night Saturday New England Fish Fry Sunday Battle of the Ribs (BBQ vs Prime) Happy Hour Daily 4-6 10-Midnight $6 Burgers & Quesadillas! Before 5 PM (Dine in only)Fish Market Open at 11 am (2 pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 4:00pm -12.00 am 7 days472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Rd www.sanibelsportsbar.com Fish Market Open at 11 am (2 pm Sunday) Restaurant Open 5:00-9:30 pm 7 days472-3128 703 Tarpon Bay Rd www.prawnbroker.com Its Shrimpfest Time!Every Tuesday enjoy Crunchy Shrimp, Coconut Fried Shrimp, Shrimp Scampi, BBQ Shrimp, Shrimp fra Diablo plus a changing selection of shrimp specials like Thai Shrimp and More! And the Special Part they are all priced at $15. So make plans now with friends and family cause we dont know how long it will last! Sunday is PRIME RIB PRIME RIB NIGHT NIGHT While it Lasts12 oz. for $22.00 33 Years of Fresh Fish on Sanibel Island!TENDERis the NIGHT!


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201224 Last Chance To Catch Classic Simon Comedy At BIG ARTS Strauss Theater BIG ARTS Community Players at Herb Strauss Theater will perform Neil Simons The Star-Spangled Girl at 8 p.m. on July 19, 20 and 21. The Star-Spangled Girl, a classic Simon comedy set in the 1960s, is the story of a love triangle mixed with politics. The all-volunteer cast is made up of Jason Boeckman, Kelly Greten and Bianca De Sanctis. Di Saggau reviewed the production in the Island Sun, and wrote, The show, directed by June Koc, is a typical Simon comedy with some clever dialogue and a fun plot. Norman and Andy, self-proclaimed radicals who barely make a living publishing Fallout Magazine, are dedicated to fighting the system until their attractive new neighbor Olympic swimmer and all-American southern girl, Sophie arrives on the scene. Norman instantly falls in love with her, and his obsession drives her crazy. Meanwhile, Andy is preoccupied with fending off creditors and charming the landlady to avoid being evicted. The story is a delightful blend of romance, comedy and patriotism. The shows director, June Koc said, Community Theater is the most important part of theater. Its the part that gets the young people off of their cell phones and onto the stage Most children never get the opportunity to almost touch the performers at these small venues and they adore it. Boeckman, a graduate of Miami University, works full-time at BIG ARTS in marketing and group sales. His performance credits include The Sound of Music (Captain Von Trapp); Oklahoma! (Judy Fry); The Secret Garden (Dr. Neville Craven); and Lost In Yonkers (Eddie). De Sanctis, who portrays Sophie, is a recent graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where she studied theatre. The show is great... really funny and also sweet. Something the whole family can enjoy, she said. My favorite thing is that I got to learn a Southern accent for the role! Greten is the facilities manager at The Sanctuary Golf Club. He performed in productions of Sanibel on Parade and The Shell Game at The Community House. His friends call him The Sanibel Mayor because he has so many friends and acquaintances, and always has a smile on his face. Tickets for BIG ARTS Community Players productions are $15 for adults and $5 for children 17 and younger. Group discounts are also available for 10 or more people. The Herb Strauss Theater Box Office will open one hour prior to show from May through November. BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater is located at 2200 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. Anyone interested in volunteering for this new community theater program are welcome to attend auditions or pick up a volunteer form at BIG ARTS Center, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, visit BIG ARTS Marks Box Office, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel; call 472-6862 or 395-0900; or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Kelly Greten and Jason Boeckman in The Star-Spangled Girl Kelly Greten, Bianca De Sanctis and Jason Boeckman in The Star-Spangled Girl Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com $ 8. 00 OFF ANY BOTTLE BOTTLE $ $ 25 OR MORE. 25 OR MORE. ALL EVENING. ALL EVENING.WINE WEDNESDAYS Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid on Wine Wednesday or with any other coupon. Expires 07/31/12 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 www.matzaluna.netFresh Seafood, Veal, Chicken, Pasta and Sanibels ONLY wood red pizzaServing 7 days from 4:30-9:30 1551 Periwinkle Way I 472-7242 Lunch 113 I Happy Hour 36 I Dinner 59:30Dinner reservations suggested DINING SHOPPING COCKTAILS AWARD-WINNING BISTRO CUISINE JEWELRY, CLOTHING, BOOKS & GIFTS FINE WINES, BEERS & HAPPY HOUR MENU Live! Danny Morgan & Friends! TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 8PM UNTIL... 1551 Periwinkle Way 472-7242 Lunch 11-3 Happy Hour 3-6 Dinner 5-9 Chris Workman Every Wed. 7-10pm Danny Morgan & Friends Tues. & Thurs. 7-10pm Live Music


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ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201226 The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will present G3: The Art of Three Generations of the Lamers Family. Opening festivities will take place on Friday, August 3 beginning at 6 p.m. The Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street in the downtown Fort Myers. Ken Lamers designed award winning institutional and public buildings in Lee and Collier counties, including the Northwest Regional Library in Cape Coral (along with daughter-in-law Angi, who designed the interior). He built a studio in his home in 2005 and retired in 2008 to devote more time to fine art, which he has always loved. He came out of retirement temporarily to work as a consultant on the new downtown library, less than a block from the Davis Art Center. Mr. Lamers artistic accolades include winning Best In Category in the Digital Imagination show at the Alliance of the Arts. His fine artworks include watercolors, acrylics, figure drawings and digital photographs printed on canvas. He and his wife, Mary, have six children and seven grandchildren. Both of them come from singing families, and their children and grandchildren have inherited both artistic and musical talent. It is the talent of all three generations that will be showcased during the G3 show. During his 26 years in Southwest Florida, Ken Lamers designed many important buildings for the community: Lakes Regional Library, East Regional Library in Lehigh, Skyline, Diplomat, Edgewood, Colonial and Three Oaks elementary schools, the Charlotte Campus of Edison College, as well as a myriad of government buildings. In Naples, he designed Collier Historics, an automobile museum, and the original Teddy Bear Museum; in Bonita, St. Marys Episcopal Church; in San Carlos, Lady of Light Catholic Church; and in Fort Myers, Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers. Photographs of some of the buildings he designed will also be on display at the show. Lamers spent 25 years working as an architect in Wisconsin. After studying industrial design at the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, he joined the Air Force for six months. Afterward, he found work doing architectural design and illustration. In 1962, he tried to get back into industrial design but all of the job offers were from architects. After entering the world of architecture by accident and working with architects for 15 years, he got his architecture license. In the early 1980s, a friend and colleague who had started his own firm in Southwest Florida asked Lamers to join him. In 1984, Lamers moved to Florida to join his friend Chuck Schmitt at Schmitt Design Associates. The firm merged with Architectural Resources in 1990, also known as Barany, Schmitt and Weaver (BSW), and later BSSW. Daughter Shell Lamers Redfern is program manager for design studies at Southwest Florida College. She practices graphic design by day (in fact, she is the creative director of the Davis Art Center), and also creates paintings, drawings and photography. 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27 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 An Evening Of Art And Blues To Benefit ACTThe 25th annual Arts for ACT 2012 Fine Art Auction Fundraiser benefitting Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc., to be held on Saturday, August 11 at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, will follow the theme An Evening of Art and Blues. A preview of both the live and silent auctions artworks are currently at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison State College and will be on display through August 8. ACT, Inc. is a non-profit agency with two shelters in Lee County housing adult victims of domestic violence and their children and survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking for the past 34 years. Incidents of domestic violence have increased over the past year while funding for the agency has declined due to the declining economy. After the doors open at 5 p.m., walk the Blue Carpet with Terry Tincher. Enjoy the music Jen Chapin and The Blues Brothers. More than 60 pieces of art, trips and more will be offered in the live auction, including an original Darryl Pottorf painting, a print by Robert Rauschenberg and a one-of-a-kind necklace designed by Mark Loren. Over 125 pieces of silent auction art, trips, jewelry, purses, an HD television, a hand-made quilt and more can be purchased. Dinner and the live auction starts at 7 p.m. A cash bar will be available. Artists of ACT were picked to be featured artists, including Stephen Gray-Blancett, David Belling, Tracy Owen-Cullimore, Lennie Jones, Christine Reichow and Paul Rodino. GrayBlancetts artwork was selected as the featured piece for this years auction. This limited edition poster titled Singing The Blues will be available for purchase for $20. Each poster is signed and numbered by the artist. The Artists of ACT postcard packs are available for $10 per pack or individual postcards are available for $3 each. Tickets to the 2012 Fine Art Auction Fundraiser are $125 per person and can be purchased by calling the ACT offices 337-5050 or by visiting www.artsforactfineartauction.com Most major credit cards are accepted. The Red Violin by Jim Dickerson Stephen Gray-Blancetts Singing The Blues Local Artist Off To London OlympicsPop singer, songwriter and pianist Whitney Wolanin, a resident of Sanibel, has had a very busy 2012 so far. Her single Honesty, which she wrote and recorded, has spent more than 28 weeks on the national airplay charts (Billboard and Mediabase), reaching #21 chart position. An impressive feat for this 21-year-old independent recording artist. On the weekend of July 21, Wolanin will takeover as the DJ and voice of The Blend on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, spinning songs from artists she met along the way that influenced her professional career path. Wolanin will then be off to London, England for several performances in conjunction with the Summer Olympics in support of the current and past Olympic athletes. Following that, she will head to Edinburgh, Scotland for 26 shows at The Fringe Festival, held August 1 to 28. Also, the new Whitney Wolanin mini album, Lets Be Honest Part 1, will be released on August 14 in the United States and internationally on iTunes. It features five new original songs plus an exclusive bonus version of her hit Honesty.For more music and the latest information, visit www.WhitneyWolanin.com. Whitney Wolanin To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 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, Mussels Marinara, Chicken WingsSanibels Best HAPPY HOUR4 7 p.m. Nightly in the lounge1/2 Price DrinksCall & Well Liquor, Draft Beer Selections, Select House Wine To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your kindness makes a difference in someones life. But by weeks end, a touch of Cancerian envy could create a problem with a colleague. Take care to keep it under control. LEO (July 23 to August 22) A new spurt of energy sends you roaring back into that challenging work situation. But be careful not to overdo it, or your sizzle could fizzle before your task is completed. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your practical sense helps you see the logic of being a bit more flexible with a workplace colleague. But you still have a ways to go before theres a true meeting of the minds. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A surprise situation could cause you to spend more money than you feel you can afford. But careful budget adjustments will help. Your fiscal picture soon brightens. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) That decision you made might still have its detractors, but your supporters are growing. Meanwhile, your personal life takes on some welcome new developments. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Matters of the mind intrigue the sage Sagittarian through weeks end. By then, you should feel more than ready to make room for pursuits of the heart. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) The canny Capricorn can offer good counsel to others. But how about taking some advice yourself from a close friend or family member who is able and ready to help? AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A new workplace opportunity offers a variety of challenges that you might find intriguing. Best advice: Take things one step at a time so that you dont feel overwhelmed. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A bid to revive a relationship that ended on a bitter note needs to be carefully thought out before you can even begin to consider plunging into a new emotional commitment. BORN THIS WEEK: You enjoy being with people, and people love being with you. You would probably do very well in politics. On July 28, 1868, following its ratification by the necessary three-quarters of U.S. states, the 14th Amendment, guaranteeing black Americans citizenship and all its privileges, is officially adopted into the U.S. Constitution. On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru. Machu Picchu is believed to have been a summer retreat for Inca leaders, whose civilization was wiped out by Spanish invaders in the 16th century. The site itself stretches an impressive 5 miles. On July 26, 1931, a swarm of grasshoppers descends on crops throughout Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, devastating millions of acres. The swarm was said to be so thick that it blocked out the sun and that grasshoppers could be could shoveled with a scoop. Cornstalks were eaten to the ground and fields left completely denuded. On July 27, 1943, Joseph Stalin, premier and dictator of the Soviet Union, issues Order No. 227, which came to be known as the Not one step backward order, in light of German advances into Russian territory. The order declared, Panic makers and cowards must be liquidated on the spot. Not one step backward without orders from higher headquarters! On July 29, 1967, a fire on the USS Forrestal stationed off the coast of Vietnam kills 134 service members, injures hundreds and destroys 20 planes. The deadly fire on the U.S. Navy carrier began with the accidental launch of a F-4 Phantom jet rocket, which hit a parked A-4 Skyhawk jet. On July 23, 1976, members of the American Legion arrive in Philadelphia to celebrate the bicentennial of U.S. independence. Soon after returning home, many began suffering from a mysterious form of pneumonia, which would become known as Legionnaires disease. The final tally was 221 cases, including 34 deaths. On July 25, 1985, Rock Hudson, Hollywood leading man, announces through a press release that he is suffering from acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Hudson was the first major celebrity to go public with such a diagnosis. It was double Nobel Prize-winning chemist and peace activist Linus Pauling who made the following sage observation: The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas. The acre as a unit of measurement has been with us for quite some time. Originally, an acre was considered to be the amount of land that could be tilled in a single day by one man behind one ox. If youve seen the movie The Wizard of Oz, you might remember that in the Emerald City, the horses were a variety of bright colors. No special effects there -the set designers simply rubbed the animals with Jell-O powder to achieve the bright hues. Those scenes had to be shot very quickly, though, since the horses had a tendency to lick off their colors. If you spent some part of the 1980s trying to puzzle out a solution to a Rubiks Cube, you may be surprised to learn that the world record, held by Frenchman Edouard Chambon, is just 9.18 seconds. And it was set in 2008. You may not have learned about it in school, but during the summer and early autumn of 1859, the United States and the British became involved in a conflict known as The Pig War. In June of that year, a pig on American soil was shot by a British infantryman in Canada. In response to the provocation, the American militia camped out on the border for four months, until the British finally apologized. No lives were lost (other than the pigs). Those who study such things say that the lightning on Jupiter is 1,000 times more powerful than the lightning here on Earth. A person who trusts no one cant be trusted. -Jerome Blattner THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY


31 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Midsummer Melon Salsa 3 cups watermelon (seedless, if available), diced 1/2 cup bell pepper (green, or your favorite color), diced 2 tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon jalapeo pepper, finely chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour to let all of the flavors come together. Tip: This light summerstyle salsa is a great way to liven up fresh Florida seafood. Use this salsa recipe as a template to make any kind of salsa; just replace the melon with your favorite fruit or veggie. Yields six servings Nutritional Value Per Serving Calories 320; Total Fat 4g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 163mg; Total Carbohydrates 73g; Protein 6g. Good source of Vitamin C. Midsummer Melon Salsa Top Ten Books On The Island1. Fifty Shades Freed by EL James 2. Fifty Shades Darker by EL James 3. Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White 4. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James 5. A Bubble Moment by Katie Gardenia 6. Rules of Civility by Armor Towels 7. Chasing Midnight by Randy Wayne White 8. Unlikely Friendships by Jennifer Holland 9. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty 10. Sanibel Scribbles by Christine Lemmon Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop. Voted as a Top 5 Best Breakfast in Florida By Southern Living Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week Breakfast Endless Happy Hour Huge Kids Menu Outside Open 7 am 10 pm 7 Days a Week O k Voted BEST Family Dining Now Serving Fresh To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201232 Young Authors Writing ContestThe Trouper Wildlife Project and Jungle House Publications have announced the Tr oupers Teachings Young Authors Writing Contest, a writing competition for authors ages 8 through 18. The deadline for entries is December 1. No pur chase is necessary and winners will be announced on December 15. Eligibility The contest is open to residents of the United States, ages 8 to 18. Interested young authors are invited to write a short story in the Troupers Teachings Young Authors Writing Contest. To become familiar with Trouper and his teachings, visit www.trouperraccoon.com Based on Troupers teachings, described in the book, TROUPER The True Adventures of a Blind Raccoon: The Beginning, the contest is for young people interested in writing a short story featuring one wild animal while incorporating the building blocks of Troupers Teachings into the story. It is not necessary to purchase a book. See the Troupers Teachings page on his website for a description of the building blocks. Objectives Encourage research and gain knowledge of wildlife. Practice writing skills and creative thinking abilities. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the building blocks from Troupers Teachings. Share knowledge and understanding of wildlife by writing a story. Educate the reader about the featured animal. Share this project with family and friends. Become a published author. Entertain the reader. Guidelines The story must be 1,500 words or less (250 words per double-spaced page, or six full pages, double spaced). Stories may be fiction or non-fiction. The writing of the story shall be the sole responsibility of the young author. No parental assistance, please. Choose one animal as the main character. All classifications are acceptable: reptile, insect, mammal, amphibian, fish or bird. Young writers may choose a raccoon other than Trouper. Include each of Troupers Teachings building blocks into the story: Teach, Respect, Opportunity, Understanding, Protection, Environment and Responsibility (see the book or the website for more details). Use the four steps of the STOP sign in the story: Slowly back up, Tell an adult, Observe the animal and Phone a rescue service. Include a complete description of the featured animal at the end of the story in a Fun Facts box. This includes the name of the animal and its species; size (height, length, weight at adult age, etc.); characteristics (skin texture, fur, color, eyes, ears, tail, feet, paws, etc.); diet (vegetarian, omnivore, favorite meal, carnivore, etc.); habitat description; reproduction facts (season of birth, number of young, mating habit, parenting habit, etc.); and type of predators that hunt the animal. Stories must be typewritten. Parents may assist with this -and only this task if the young author cannot type. Title your story. Include source references where Fort Myers resident Trouper with his caretaker, Dot LeeFrom page 12Center 4 Lifeand unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Everyone is encouraged to take a turn leading the group. The center supplies the kayaks, paddles and life jackets. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for Island Seniors, Inc. members and $10 for nonmembers. Come by the center to sign up. New Computer Class With Patty includes Windows 7. PC Savvy News you can use Wednesday, July 25, 1 to 3 p.m. Learn how to use libraries, folders, flash drives, search options, desktop icons and other applications. Your paid reservation guarantees your seat. Cost is $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Music Walk at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center Friday, July 20. Meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Yanos First Street. Kevin Mauldin (bass player with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra) and his jazz trio will perform at 7 p.m. The art exhibit Reflections, The Art of Daniel J. Venditti and Lyle Bowen will be on display at the art center. Page Turners Book Discussion Wednesday, August 1, 2 p.m. Ann Rodman will lead the discussion on Killing Lincoln by Bill OReilly. Books will be selected monthly for the 2012/2013 season. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Fridays, 12:30 to 3 p.m. If you have some painting experience and would like to work from a still life or photo, join the class. Cost is $20 per session for members and $25 for non-members. Class runs through August 31. Discounted tickets to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Naples Philharmonic or Florida Repertory Theatre for the 2013 season are available. Call the center for more information. Games at the Center: Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday Mexican Train 12:30 p.m.Thursday Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Leisure Lunchers Thrift & Consignment Connoisseurs Wednesday, August 8 at 11:30 a.m., McGregor Cafe. Trip to Useppa with Captiva Cruises Tuesday, July 31. Depart from McCarthys Marina at 10 a.m. and return by 3 p.m. Dine at the Collier Inn and tour the history museum. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Come to the center to sign up or mail your reservation with a check. Parrot Key Pirate Ship Cruise Sunday, August 12. Second annual dinner and sunset cruise on the pirate ship. Dine at Parrot Key on Fort Myers Beach at 5:30 p.m., ship departs at 7:30. You must order an entree to take the free cruise. Members get $10 toward their entree. Parrot Key is at Salty Sams Marina, 2500 Main Street. Carpooling will be available if needed. Trash & Treasures Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center is looking for gently used items for the sale. Suggested items include household furniture, home decor, glassware, fishing/boating supplies, hardware/tools, sporting goods, dishes and utensils, cookware, luggage, collectibles, toys, linens (bedspreads, drapes, table cloths), small appliances (blenders, mixers, coffee pots). Please, no clothes, shoes, computers, printers or TVs. Call Mary Ann Gilhooley at 472-3565 for more information. Call the center at 472-5743 for further details on all programs. 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33 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012appropriate. Do not include illustrations or photographs. Age Levels 8 to 9 10 to 11 12 to 13 14 to 15 16 to 18 Deadline All stories must be postmarked no later than December 1. Awards One winner in each age group will receive $50. The top five stories in each age group, as selected by a panel of librarians, teachers, childrens book authors, and wildlife education professionals, will be published in a new book titled Troupers Teachings Wildlife Stories by Young Authors. The book will be published in 2013 by Jungle House Publications. Each young author whose story is selected for publication will receive: a free copy of Troupers Teachings Wildlife Stories by Young Authors; a certificate of accomplishment as a published author; and a T-shirt with Troupers picture and the slogan Troupers Teachings Young Author. Stories must be typewritten. Parents may assist with this and only this if the young author cannot type. Directions Complete the contest entry form. Print out two copies of your story on letter-sized paper (8 x 11), number each page and staple them together. Submit two copies of your story: the first copy should contain a cover page that includes the title of the story and your contact information (name, home address, email address, phone number and age). The second copy should include a cover page with only the title and your age. This copy is for the judges. If you are writing in school, include the name of your homeroom teacher and school so their involvement can be publicized. If you are homeschooled, indicate that and give your homeschool teachers name. Stories will not be returned, so be sure to keep a copy for yourself. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) if you wish to receive contest results by USPS mail. Prior to posting the winners on the website, all entrants will be notified by mail in the self-addressed, stamped envelope included with the entry forms. Stories submitted to the Troupers Teachings Young Authors Writing Contest will become the property of Jungle House Publications. Jungle House Publications reserves the right to edit submissions for publication. Mail both copies and entry form in a large envelope please do not fold paper to Jungle House Publications, Troupers Young Author Writing Contest, P.O. Box 481, Sanibel, FL 33957. All stories will be judged anonymously. Entrants must be 8 to 18 years of age and winners will be notified by mail. A complete list of winners and young writer entrants will be posted (with parental permission) on Troupers website after December 15. For more information, go to www. trouperraccoon.com. Poetic Voicesselected by Don BrownOff Sanibel Sandsby Raymond BuckLike a water bug a small boat moves in patterns offshore pelicans fly dive swim behind as the wire crab traps rise from choppy waters to the boat deck the catch pulled out and dropped with practiced care into a tub undesired sea life dumped back into the sea for pelicans hovering aft and above to squabble over As the dirty hulled boat churns a salt white wake and spurts forward spinning off to the next buoy the lone man at the wheel knows exactly where his marker will be what lies below he doesnt know until he hooks the buoy and lifts the trap his movement practiced a water dance with traps that ends with all traps on line emptied baited and dropped back overboard with that done a new line is set out from traps piled high at the stern baited and slipped into the sea with buoys he and pelicans know Lone man then standing tall great white capped wake behind as he turns back to home water pelicans no longer following as he powers to his harbor where the catch in the tub will be sold and he will leave his boat and walk the land where ibis nibble in the swale behind gardens far from the sea. Raymond Bucks first book of poems, South of Providence, was published in 2009. A member of a Sanibel writing group, he reads his poetry at Writers Reads and whenever anyone asks. He also writes for and about the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village on Sanibel. For consideration, please send typed poems with a short biography to Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way, Suite 2, Sanibel, FL 33957 Attn: Don Brown or send a Microsoft Word attachment to donbrown@alum. mit.edu Buying, Selling or just want to chat... TALK TO CHUCK! Buying, Selling or just want to chat... TALK TO CHUCK! An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties An Island Resident Specializing in Island Properties 2400 Palm Ridge Rd. Sanibel, FL (239) 472-2311A er Hours (239) 209-6500 Chuck BergstromISLAND RESIDENT, REALTORWWW.CHUCKBERGSTROM.COMRE/MAX AWARD WINNING REALTOR! Completely renovated 3BR/2BA elevated home. NICE!!! Completely renovated 3BR/2BA elevated home. NICE!!! 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Boat dockage available to owners. $249,000 $249,000Tennis Place C-35 Gorgeous renovation! 4BR/3BA on West Gulf Dr. Gorgeous renovation! 4BR/3BA on West Gulf Dr. Gourmet kitchen, S/S appliances, 42 cabinets. Gourmet kitchen, S/S appliances, 42 cabinets. New baths, granite/quartz counters, Birch wood oors. New baths, granite/quartz counters, Birch wood oors. 10 ceilings, impact glass, new elevator, replace. 10 ceilings, impact glass, new elevator, replace. Lg, pool on approx. 1 acre parcel across from the beach. Lg, pool on approx. 1 acre parcel across from the beach. $2,595,000 $2,595,0004203 Dingman Dr. 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... $599,000 $599,000476 Las Tiendas Nice 3BR/2BA lake front, elevated pool home. Nice 3BR/2BA lake front, elevated pool home. Enjoy gorgeous water views and nightly sunsets. Enjoy gorgeous water views and nightly sunsets. Lg great room w/vaulted ceiling...opens to lanai. Lg great room w/vaulted ceiling...opens to lanai. Beautifully furnished. Large enclosed pool/lanai. Beautifully furnished. Large enclosed pool/lanai. Great location... only a short walk to the beach. Great location... only a short walk to the beach. $629,000 $629,000673 East Rocks 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. 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ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201234 Painting And Performing Arts CampSummer Arts Camp at BIG ARTS is an excellent way for children to get creative and have fun. This summer, campers danced, painted, wrote stories and learned to read music. Arts camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 27. Activities include acrylic painting, ceramics, dance, photography, performing arts, music appreciation, film editing, folk art and general arts and crafts. Tuition for campers entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall is $130 per week. Middle and high school students have the option to attend camp solely as a student or select to participate in the fine arts apprentice program, spending half the day as a student and the other half assisting instructors of K-5 classes as a volunteer to receive community service hours. Middle and high school tuition is $80 per week. Courses include film editing, painting and writing. Tuition assistance is available; contact BIG ARTS for an application. Sponsor Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Foundation, L.A.T. Foundation and SanibelCaptiva Community Bank. For further information on registration for Summer Arts Camp or to become a member, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel; call 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or log on to www.BIGARTS.org. Campers perform with handbells and singing Daniel Romulus, Sophia Sbarra and Instructor James Milne create a book Lion painting by Claire Minoui, with lion photograph that inspired the painting Zachary Costa paints with BIG ARTS instructor Lisa Gould Fantastic home, 3/2, over 2,000 sq. ft. of living. Convenient mid-island location, end of cul-de-sac on very private, oversized lot that backs up to conservation area. Quality construction throughout. High ceilings, wood oors, gorgeous kitchen with granite and hickory wood cabinets. Master with his and hers closets and jacuzzi tub. Large lanai looking over pool and spa with cathedral screen enclosure. This elevated home is like new. MLS #2120625. Now $487,000. At this price youre not just buying a home youre buying an investment.Call MeROBERT CRONIN 239-338-0019 ROBERT CRONINCell 239-338-0019 Toll Free 800-553-7338 x 225 email: rcronin@viprealty.com BEST HOUSE ON SANIBEL UNDER $500,000 For your private showing


35 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Sanibel-Captiva Art League Art Leagues Exhibit At LibraryMembers of Sanibel-Captiva Art League are currently showing 50 landscapes, still life, local points of interest and nature scenes with birds and other animals at Sanibel Public Library in their annual all-member exhibit.During the year, many Art League members participate in workshops to learn new techniques and refine their skills. Several members teach painting and drawing locally to both adults and children who are at all levels of achievement. Some of the members joined the Art League as beginners because of the friendly encouragement offered by the more professional and award-winning painters.The current art show contains creative artwork by talented artists of all experience levels. Color, design and composition is evident in the large variety of materials used and subject matter. The Sanibel Public Library is located at 770 Dunlop Road, next to City Hall. Call 472-2483 for viewing hours and information or log on to www. sanlib.org. For Art League information, write to P.O. Box 1192, Sanibel, FL 33957 or log on to www.sancapart.com. Nancy Smith Joan Reynolds Bonnie Begraft Pat Baker Audrey Otto Dan Winters Neil Glaser Charles Lister CC Caldwell


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201236 1. Montreals Marquis Grissom in 1992 and Jose Reyes of the New York Mets in 2007. 2. Philadelphias Jimmie Foxx in 1933-34. 3. It was 1984. 4. Lew Alcindor, Bill Walton and Patrick Ewing. 5. The 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Boston Bruins each had a 20-game home winning streak. 6. Bobby Allison was 45 when he won the title in 1983. 7. Jimmy Connors (1978, ), John McEnroe (1979-81, ) and Ivan Lendl (1985-87). ANSWERS SPORTS QUIZ 1. Since 1988, only two players have stolen as many as 78 bases in a season. Name either one. 2. Who was the last player before Torontos Jose Bautista in 2011 to have the most home runs in a month for five consecutive months? 3. Name the last year before 2011 in which there were fewer than two running backs selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. 4. Three mens basketball players have been named to the NCAA Final Four AllTournament team three times each. Name two of them. 5. The Detroit Red Wings set an NHL record in 2011-12 with a 23-game home winning streak. Who had held the mark? 6. Who was the oldest driver to win a season championship in NASCARs Cup series? 7. Between 1978 and 1987, a total of three men won 10 U.S. Open singles tennis titles. Name two of them. TAX-CONSULTING & ACCOUNTING SERVICESServing the islands since 1978 Professional and Confidential Income Tax Preparation Individuals Corporations Estates & Trust Tax Consulting Tax Deferred Exchange International Taxation State Tax Forms (239) 472-5152 1619 Periwinkle Way, Suite 102, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 M.S.T. 239-472-2626www.beachviewgolfclub.com (Visit our website for weekly specials) GOLF$40 before 3 pm $35 after 3 pmRates expire 8/14/12. Must present ad Blue Ribbon Golf Classic To Raise Money For The Sanibel SchoolThe annual Golf Outing for The Sanibel School is set for Saturday, October 6. Beginning this year, the Sanibel School Fund and Sanibel School PTA are joining forces to help raise the money needed to maintain the quality of the school, and its status on the top of the list of the State of Floridas Department of Education ranking of elementary-middle schools. The Blue Ribbon Golf Classic, held at The Sanctuary Golf Club, will include golf, dinner and prizes. The fundraiser will help pay for programs such as foreign-language instruction and technology enhancements. Parent and community support for these programs have helped The Sanibel School earn the Blue Ribbon designation from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as an A rating, for the past 11 years. Sponsorship opportunities are available for both the Blue Ribbon Golf Classic and The Schools Seahorse Festival, which will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013. For sponsorship opportunities for both events, and other information, contact Paige Babcock at phbabcock@gmail.com. Fourth hole at The Sanctuary Golf Club PGA TipsHow To Fix A Sliceby Matt Oakley, PGA Golf ProfessionalA golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer and to the left for a left-handed golfer is the most common shot in golf. I would say that 75 percent of the lessons I give every day are on how to fix this shot, which is called a slice. The reason why people seem to hate that ball flight is that it robs distance and direction at the same time. First, lets define the slice and why it happens and then we will look at fixes. A slice happens when the club face strikes the outside portion of the ball in an outto-in path. The gear effect of the face sliding across the ball makes the ball spin clockwise for a right-handed golfer and that side spin produces a short, curving shot to the right. Here is how to fix it: Grip First, check your grip position on the club. Ninety-five percent of people who slice have an open face grip. This is where for a right-handed golfer the left palm tends to be facing directly opposite of the target or even facing toward the sky. Try turning both hands clockwise until the left palm is facing a little more towards the ground. You should be able to see at least the knuckles of your index AND middle finger when you look down. Slicers usually can only see their thumb. Split Handed Practice Swing Drill For this drill, split your hands on the club until they are at least six inches apart. For a right-handed golfer, your right hand will be almost to where the grip meets the shaft of the club and your left will be all the way to the butt end of the grip. Then, take a few full, slow practice swings. You will notice how much the handle of the golf club rotates while you swing. This will probably feel foreign because most slicers do not rotate the handle enough during the swing. Do this drill continually over the course of a few weeks every day. This will help you feel how to release the club face correctly. Wall Drill Find a solid wall that you can swing a golf club near. Set up parallel to the wall with the toe of the club touching the wall. Imagine that the wall is your target line where you want your ball to go. You should be able to swing all the way back and all the way through without touching the wall. Warning: slicers will typically hit the wall on their first swing, so be cautious and swing easy the first few times until you feel confident you wont hit the wall. This drill improves the out-toin swing path that causes the slice.


37 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Art Of The Olympians To Celebrate The Return Of Golf To The OlympicsAs the world prepares for the 2012 Olympics in London, officials of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are planning for the return of golf to the games. After more than a century, golf will return to the Olympics and Art of the Olympians will celebrate this historic occasion with the College of Life Foundation Premiere Olympian Golf Classic. To be played December 2, 3 and 4 at The Colony Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs, the tournament will feature Olympians, professional golfers and athletes paired with amateurs in a fundraiser for Art of the Olympians Foundation Inc., the Fort Myers-based museum and gallery.With more than 200 countries participating in the games, the impact of Olympic golf will be felt all over the world, affording many countries that have never had the opportunity a chance to grow the sport. Golf was last played in the 1900 and 1904 games.This historic journey will bring together iconic Olympians, golfers, celebrities as well as business leaders in support of this philanthropic endeavor, said Bob Beamon, AOTO CEO and 1968 Olympic gold medalist. The Premiere Olympian Golf Classic will blend sports while enriching the lives of young people by sustaining AOTO programs of art, sport and culture through the 2016 Olympic Games and beyond. Money raised will support the nonprofit Art of the Olympians Foundation in promoting the highest ideals of humanity with their creative talents through the sport/art relationship by providing programs of art, education, sport and cultural outreach to inspire the world. The exclusive event is slated to include 29 foursomes, plus pros. Entry fees begin at $5,000 which includes the practice round, pairing party and auction, and tournament plus food and beverage. The title sponsor of the inaugural tournament is College of Life Foundation Inc. The partnership between Art of the Olympians and College of Life Foundation formed from a mutual emphasis of the importance of education, Spirit and body was the essence of early Olympians, said Charles Dauray, president of COLF. Man had not only physical excellence but also he had spiritual excellence and that competition lifted not just the audience but the spirit of man. AOTO represents the spiritual and physical side of man; its a combination that garners the respect of the world.The presenting sponsor is WCI Communities. Other sponsors currently committed to the tournament are The Colony Golf & Country Club, Hilton/Embassy Suites Hotels and The News-Press Media Group. Additional sponsorship packages are available.The Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery at the Al Oerter Center for Excellence is a nonprofit organization home to unique exhibitions of Olympian art, Olympic memorabilia and educational activities. The museum and gallery opened in 2010 and has since secured the rights to display the USA Olympic rings, an act protected by Congress. For additional information, call 332-5055 or visit www.artoftheolympians.org. Art of the Olympians is located at 1300 Hendry Street on the waterfront in downtown Fort Myers. Olympians Dick Fosbury and Bob Beamon discuss AOTO Golf Classic plans with title sponsor Charles Dauray from the College of Life Foundation Lisa Murty David Anderson Elise Carnes Susan Andrews 2242 Periwinkle Way, Suite 3 at Sanibel Square 472-HOME(4663) 888-603-0603 SanibelSusan.com Weekly blog at SanibelSusan.wordpress.com Compass Point beachfront condo with covered parking below, excellent rental income, & decorator furnishings $999K Gulf-front 2-bedroom walkout at Sandalfoot with $45K in income on books already this year, on-site rental & management office $699K Wonderful changes coming at Sundial Beach Resort, perfect time to buy a fullyremodeled Club Suite with terrific income $349.9K East-end near-beach condo grossed $16K best year in easy on-site nightly rental program, needs some TLC now, priced right $149K Meticulously-maintained spacious 1-level living on Shell Harbor canal with dock, raised & screened pool, beach up the street $899K Cozy beach cottage in rare Sanibel near-beach community where no road to cross to get to beach, its at the end of this private sandy lane $499K 3-bedroom 2-1/2-bath half duplex townhome with new roof, in The Dunes golf & tennis community, with beach access too $324.9K If you are looking to build a large pool home with sunny backyard & expansive water views, consider this lot on Limpet Dr $899K Over 1/2 acre near end of Umbrella Pool Rd cul-de-sac in Sanibel Bayous, short walk or bike ride to Clam Bayou & Blind Pass beach $449K One of the last vacant singlefamily home lots in The Dunes, on outer circle overlooking area of natural tropical vegetation $299K Partially cleared parcel in Island Woods, small conveniently-located community of olde-FL homes with pool & tennis $249K Steps from the community deeded beach access in Sanibel River Estates, this lot faces west & gets sunset views $179K


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201238 Penn State Scandal Again Proves The Fallacy Of Attempted Cover-Upby Ed FrankThe history books are crammed with scandal cover-ups. It brought down the presidency of Richard Nixon and resulted in the conviction and incarceration of 43 people, including dozens of top Nixon Administration officials. It brought down Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel, who lied to authorities about the illegal gifts given to his players. Coverups of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church, dozens perhaps hundreds of attempted political scandal cover-ups in nearly every state in the Union; this list is endless. Trying to hide a misdeed is one of mankinds greatest frailties. But none, in this writers opinion, compare to the horrific cover-up by the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and three top university officials who permitted, actually fostered, the sexual abuse of young boys by convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach. Penn State paid $6.5 million for an investigation of the scandal by former FBI director Louis Freeh, and one sentence in the 267-page report says it all: The reasonable conclusion is that he (Paterno) was an integral part of this active decision to conceal. Penn State, like other schools, allowed football to become too big and powerful. And it allowed Paterno, who admittedly did great things for the university over his 46-year coaching career, to become bigger than the school itself. Heres another scathing revelation in the Freeh report: A man called Janitor B recounted seeing Sandusky holding hands with a young boy as they left the showers inside the Penn State football building. That was way back in 2000. He said he stayed quiet for fear that Paterno would have him fired. It would have been like going against the President of the United States. Football runs this university, the janitor was quoted. It will be a travesty if the NCAA does not lower the hammer on Penn State by cancelling its football program for at least a year. Yes, such a death sentence might seem unfair to the players themselves who had nothing to do with the scandalous cover-up by Paterno, the ex-Penn State University president Graham Spanier, finance vice president Gary Schultz and athletic director Tim Curley. But there is collateral damage associated with most crimes. The athletes should be allowed to transfer to other schools without having to sit out of football for a year as present NCAA rules stipulate. Or, if they choose to remain in Happy Valley, their scholarships should continue despite the absence of a football program. Whether its sports, government, business or any other facet of life, the lesson learned from this awful mess at Penn State, is that the truth will always emerge from any attempted cover-up. But you can bet the bank we will hear of another cover-up before the ink dries on this edition of our newspaper. Volunteers Needed For Grand Finale Of LPGA Golf Tournament Womens professional golf returns to our area in November and volunteers are being sought for the CME Group Titleholders that will bring to Naples the winners of this years LPGA tournaments. The event will be held November 12 to 18 at TwinEagles, marking the first time an LPGA tournament has been held in Southwest Florida in more than 10 years. Information and registration are available online at www.cmegrouptitleholders.com or by calling the tournament office at 593-3900. Miracle Remain In Contention In FSLs South Division Despite a sub-.500 record, the Fort Myers Miracle baseball team began this week just 2 1/2 games out of first place in the South Division of the Florida State League. Mondays game against the Dunedin Blue Jays, winners of the North Division title in the seasons first-half, was postponed due to inclement weather, forcing a double header Tuesday night. The Miracle had an 11-13 second-half record through Monday of this week. They are on the road this weekend for a four-game series against Lakeland, returning to Hammond Stadium on Monday for a single game with Clearwater. Registration Open For The 2012-13 Rec Center After School ProgramTo take advantage of the new early bird rates for the 2012-13 Sanibel Recreation Center After School Program full year or fall session registration must be completed by Wednesday, August 1. The After School program runs Monday through Friday from 2:15 to 5 p.m. throughout the school year. It is available for children ages kindergarten through sixth grade. Every child registered in the After School Program will receive a one year complimentary membership to the Rec Center. This membership can be upgraded to a family membership for an additional $50. Offered again this year will be trimester payment options. The After School Program registration fees are as follows: Dates Early Bird Rates Full School Year Registration by August 1 Member: $530 Non-Member: $633 After Early Bird Rates Registration on or after August 2 Member: $583 Non-Member: $696 Fall Trimester August 8 to November 2 Early Bird Rates Registration by August 1 Member: $176 Non-Member: $211 After Early Bird Rates Registration on or after August 2 Member: $193 Non-Member: $232 A supervised seventh and eighth grade program is also available Monday through Friday from 2:15 to 5 p.m. throughout the school year with the purchase of a Rec Center membership Financial assistance is available to families of program participants based upon individual need. For more information, call 472-0345 or come to the Sanibel Recreation Center at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Also, visit www.mysanibel.com. THE ISLANDS FULL SERVICE CPA FIRM Business and Individual Taxes BP Claims Processed Condo Associations and Nonpro ts BookkeepingPersonal Service Sets Us Apart. Call Today 239.472.1323The Village Shops 2340 Periwinkle Way, Suite J2, Sanibel From page 10Roberts people to the story of Anne Frank, Roberts never could have dreamed that it would land in the hands of one of the worlds most influential women. I think I admire her dedication and her intelligence, and her vision for the direction this county must go in, said Roberts, who recently began work on the 31st Anne Frank-inspired painting, titled All That I Missed. The artist recently returned from a trip to the United Kingdom and Europe, and returned to visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. Since the release of Project Tolerance, with text written by Brian Johnson, Roberts has visited schools, museums and exhibitions throughout Southwest Florida, displaying her paintings and speaking on the importance of education and teaching tolerance to younger generations. On November 2 at 5:30 p.m., she will appear at an Artists Reception at BIG ARTS Schein Hall. All 30 original Anne Frank-inspired paintings will be displayed at the show, which will include appearances by Faces of Tolerance author Ella Nayor and local filmmaker Rusty Farst. Some of the paintings will also be exhibited in January at the Sanibel Public Library while Roberts will be the featured artist at the Sedona (Arizona) Arts Center. Im a graduate of Arizona State University, so that will be kind of a homecoming for me, she added. However, Roberts still continues to be inspired by the story of Anne Frank, and the message of tolerance. I dont know how far Im going to go with them, said Roberts. Anne Frank is this symbol of innocence personified by any group that is marginalized or discriminated against. Art has always been an effective method for evoking permanent change. Wouldnt it be great if we all could all identify each other through our similarities, rather than our differences? For additional information, visit www.myraroberts.com. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


39 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Family Fun Fishing Offered By Captiva CruisesAs part of its summer lineup of cruises geared for all ages, Captiva Cruises is now offering a half day Family Fun Fishing excursion. All fishing gear and bait will be provided for this adventure that will be offered on Fridays through the summer season. Passengers will enjoy a day of light tackle Back Bay fishing and, along the way, learn about the ecology of Pine Island Sound, where dolphins, manatees and other marine life are often seen. Fishing is a great way for families to experience the outdoors together while gaining a new appreciation for the abundance and diversity of marine species and the importance of their habitat. Captiva Cruises, an excursion boat company, offers lunch cruises to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island and Boca Grande as well as beach and shelling trips to Cayo Costa State Park, Dolphin & Wildlife Adventure Cruises with the SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation, sailing adventures on their 40-foot sailing catamaran and sunset cruises. Additional information and reservations for any of Captiva Cruises tours and programs may be obtained by calling 472-5300. From page 13Bicycle TourJuly 29 in Clinton, the longest bike tour Kirkland has taken part in has been two days in length. However, she is hoping that her endurance training as well as her enthusiasm will carry her through from start to finish. Billys gonna be with me the whole way in the Ride Along Vehicle, wrenching bikes, finding good campsites with a place to get a hot shower every night, she said. I think the average is about 65 miles per day, which should take approximately four hours. So its going to be a challenge. However, it is a challenge she wouldnt want to pass up. A bicycle tour like this gives me a chance to see a lot of places where I grew up again, Kirkland added. Ive heard that in some of the small towns well go through, people stand in front of their homes and spray the cyclists with cool water as they ride past. To me, thats Americana at its best! A family enjoys some fishing Make your reservations today! 1231 Middle Gulf Drive 1231 Middle Gulf Drive 472-4646 472-4646FINE DINING IN A CASUAL ATMOSPHEREDont forget Lunch is Served Daily at our Beachside Tiki BarRESTAURANT& TIKI BARBest Kept Secret On The Island Dinner for 2 Dinner for 2 for $30.00 for $30.00 with a glass of house wine each with a glass of house wine each Choose any entree from our Choose any entree from our SUNSET DINING MENU* SUNSET DINING MENU* Choice of: soup or salad comes Choice of: soup or salad comes with potato, veggie, hot baked with potato, veggie, hot baked bread and fresh herb olive oil bread and fresh herb olive oil Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily! Available only from 5:00-6:30 pm daily! (Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) (Does not include tax or gratuity. Not valid on Holidays) *Excluding Grouper. Expires July 31, 2012 *Excluding Grouper. Expires July 31, 2012 JoinFlorida SeaGrant UF/IFAS Lee County Extension and Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, by participating ina resource monitoring program where volunteers document the health of bay scallop populations by snorkeling andlooking for scallops inselect areas. Scallop searchers will meetat Pineland Marina to receive survey equipment and instructions for the event. Lunch will beprovided once you return to shore. Reservations arerequiredto participate in the eventand space is limited so reserve your spot today. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201240 School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Shelley, My middle school child is handicapped. Are kids with handicaps picked on more often? It seems that way to me. Is there anything I can do? Shawna N., Fort Myers Shawna, Bullying appears to be at epidemic levels. About a third of 12to 18-year-olds report being bullied at school, according to a report by the National Center for Education Statistics. This figure may in fact be higher since many bullying incidents are never reported. In the last 10 years, the issue has become much more visible. Efforts to combat bullying are everywhere. Between 1999 and 2010, state legislators enacted more than 120 bills to address bullying in schools. Despite these bills and various programs that have been initiated by many schools, there has not yet been a significant decrease in reported cases. We have realized for some time that children with special needs are bullied more often than typically developing students. In a recent study by Susan Swearer, a professor of school psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she tracked the data of 800 special education and general education students who were between the ages of 9 and 16, it was found that typically developing students often experienced the most bullying in fifth grade then the bullying incidents began to diminish. Those with disabilities didnt appear to experience the same reduction of bullying incidents and their level of bullying involvement remained the same throughout the grade levels studied, the researchers reported. This study also found that children with language, hearing or mental impairments exhibited the highest levels of bullying involvement. This research and others studies have found that children with autism experience up to three times more bullying than typical students. However students with less visible handicaps like learning disabilities were part of fewer incidents. An additional finding that came from this study is that students in special education classes were more likely to bully as well as be bullied. It was reported that 38.1 percent of the students stated that they had bullied other students. Researchers theorized, that one reason for this maybe the frustration with the experience of victimization, those students might engage in bullying behavior as a form of revenge. There are two recommendations suggested to help students with handicaps cope with bullying one is to include a goal on their IEP to help them learn about bullying and the other is to increase the instruction and modeling of socialization skills and provide opportunities for special needs students by including them with typical students both in and out of school. Obviously the school needs to have a well-defined anti-bullying program and promote a culture of respect, tolerance, and acceptance. It may be helpful to join an antibullying program that can provide support, advice and ideas on how to combat these anti-social behaviors. There are many such programs but check with your schools guidance counselor first to see what program the school is using so that way you can communicate the same messages at home. If your school needs more information encourage them to learn more about different methods to fight bullying by visiting www.nasponline.org/ resources/factsheets/bullying_fs.aspx. 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. 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Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. is a non-profit agency established to provide shelter, counseling and education to victims of domestic violence. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


41 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 BOAT RENTALSFishing Cabbage KeyDolphin Watching Captains Available472-5800Jensens Marina Captiva Island Its not uncommon to panic under extreme pressure. And theres no pressure like when a loved one is very sick or near death. Theres a temptation to tie up loose ends and to direct our financial advisors and attorneys to make last minute adjustments before its too late. Resist that temptation, especially if youve recently updated your planning. Ive seen families make irrational decisions that can be attributed to a lack of understanding about their estate plan. In many married couples estate plans, for example, there are two trusts: one for the husband and one for the wife. The reason that two trusts exist is to take advantage of both spouses estate tax exemptions. Sometimes there is a misperception that when one spouse dies, then that spouses trust will be distributed to the surviving spouse. But thats usually not what really happens. In most cases, the decedent spouses trust continues on as a separate trust for the surviving spouses benefit for the rest of his or her life. Often, the surviving spouse will become the trustee of the decedent spouses trust as well. The reason that the decedent spouses trust is not distributed outright is that doing so would defeat the estate tax planning that has been put into place. By making a distribution outright to the surviving spouse, then all of the estate would be taxed when he or she dies. So that is why the husband/wife trusts are typically held for the surviving spouse rather than being distributed outright to him or her. Not understanding this fact, panicked families will collapse the trust before the sick spouse dies and put everything in the well spouses name. As I pointed out in the preceding paragraph, doing this will likely defeat the estate tax planning and balancing of assets that was put into place to take advantage of the tax exemptions. Other times families will reposition assets between the trusts just before the sick spouse dies. This can also lead to problems related to capital gains taxes. Normally, when a person dies holding appreciated assets, the assets receive a step up in tax cost basis equal to the date of death value. If I purchased Coca Cola Company stock at $1 per share and when I died it was worth $10 per share, then my beneficiaries will normally inherit the stock at the step-up value of $10 per share. If they sold it shortly after my death for $10 per share, then the capital gains tax that would have been realized had I sold the stock the day before my death disappears. But if the family tries to transfer appreciated assets into a dying persons name in an effort to receive the step-up in tax cost basis, they have an unpleasant surprise. The tax law anticipates people trying to take advantage, so theres a rule that disallows step-up if the asset was transferred within one year of death. So making last minute changes here could actually do harm to the family. Should a family therefore not worry about last minute planning if a loved one is gravely ill? Certainly if that persons documents havent been updated in quite some time it makes sense to review them with competent counsel. But the family would be wise to carefully think through any choices that they have, and consider the time it would normally take to implement those choices successfully. If the health and mental stability of the sick person isnt expected to hold out for long, then it makes sense to triage the strategies in such a way as to take care of the most important things first. Another important thought in latestage planning includes the fact that any significant changes might be subject to challenge. If a sick person suddenly disinherits someone in favor of another family member, undue influence and competency issues might arise. If this is a possibility, the family might want to ask attending physicians for statements regarding the sick persons competency, carefully document all of the medications that are being administered (with an eye towards whether any might affect decision making) and take steps to ensure that the sick person visits alone with counsel rather than having family members who might be or become beneficiaries present at the meetings. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is almost always stressful. No one wants to compound the stress by having to deal with legal, tax and financial issues at the end of life. The best way to avoid that problem is to take care of things well ahead of time. But if you or a loved one find yourself in this situation, be very careful that you dont cause more harm than you solve. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerMajor Changes Under Duress Not A Good Ideaby Craig R. Hersch, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney; CPA Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201242 Family Owned and Operated Trusted Service Specialists (239) 472-3033 1213 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 Fax: (239) 472-3439 Electric Repair, Installation & Upgrade Dock Lighting, Ceiling Fans & Much more Located on Island Fastest Response Time! Fully-trained, Expert Service Engineers State Certified Contractor EC0001147 e Law O ce ofJanet M. Strickland, P.A.24 Years Experience Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Probates & Estates Business & Corporate LawVisit Us Online at www.jmslawyer.com 472-3322 e Village 2340 Periwinkle Way Suite J-1 Sanibel, FL 33957(Located in the executive o ces behind the shops) SOMETIMES THE SOMETIMES THE BEST PLAN IS A BEST PLAN IS A NEW PLAN. NEW PLAN.Greg Weglarz, President OwnerLicense # CG CA05420Phone: (239)489.0442 Cell: (239)822.2947 Email: gregwegz@earthlink.netwww.gregweglarz.com Harry Chapin Food Bank Elects Three To BoardThree community leaders have been elected to serve two-year terms on the Harry Chapin Food Bank Board of Directors. They are Connie Boyd, Ray Pavelka and Geoff Waldau. Boyd is vice president of communication and lifestyle development for WCI Communities, Inc. Pavelka is president for Mariner Properties Development. Waldau serves as senior vice president of merchandising for Sweetbay Supermarket. Officers of the board of directors are Jo Anna Bradshaw, First Lady of Florida Gulf Coast University and community advocate, continuing as chairperson; Noelle Melanson, Melanson Law, PA, reelected as vice-chairperson; Rabbi Jeremy Barras, Temple Beth El, re-elected as secretary; and Craig Folk, CPA, Miller Helms and Folk, elected as treasurer. In addition, Sandy Robinson, Northern Trust, and Keith Scoggins, attorney, were elected as at-large members of the executive committee. For additional information or to contribute financially to the Harry Chapin Food Bank, call 334-7007 or go to www.harrychapinfoodbank.org. Testa Joins Royal Shell Real EstateDon DeLuca, broker of Royal Shell Real Estate, announced that top producer Patti Testa has joined Royal Shell Real Estate. T esta specializes in residential real estate services, with an emphasis on waterfront, golf course and gated communities around the Southwest Florida area. Top ProducersRealtor Karen Aulino was named Junes top sales agent at Pfeifer Realty Group. Karen closed four real estate transactions during the month. Also, fellow realtor Rob Pailes was named the top listing agent at Pfeifer Realty Group in June. Connie Boyd Ray Pavelka Geoff Waldau Patti Testa ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS Rob Pailes Karen Aulino Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


The Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of this years sponsors of the Fourth of July Fireworks celebration. The event, held at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, was a huge success and enjoyed by over 3,000 residents and guests. Without these amazing people and businesses, this years firework show would not have been possible, said Ric Base, president of the chamber. It is people like them who truly care for their community and we are all very appreciative. Among the sponsors were: John R. Wood Realtors; Island Inn; Castaways; Superior Title; Myers, Brettholtz, & Company, PA; Bondurant Realtors; Island Vacations; The Wilbur Smith Law Firm; The Timbers Restaurant & Fish Market; Matzaluna; Island Sun; The Islander; LCEC. The Bronze sponsors were: Baileys General Store; Sandalfoot Condominiums; Sandcastle Construction; Select Vacation Properties; Adventures in Paradise; Holiday Inn Beach Resort; Sarah Ashton and Jim Metzler; Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille; Benchmark General Contractor. Friends of the Fireworks included: Congress Jewelers; Hillgate Communications; Island Graphics; Sanibel Air Conditioning; Sanctuary Island Electric; LeRoy and Diane Neitze; The City of Sanibel; The Sanibel Fire Department; The Sanibel Police Department; Kiwanis; Jerry Edelman; Coffee Bar at Baileys; Peggy Hoel; Heidrick & Co. Insurance. CARD OF THANKS CROW Receives Pure Sanibel T-Shirt DonationPure Sanibel Island T-shirts give back to the island community with every shirt purchased. The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife recently received a $200 donation, representing the 20 individuals who designated CROW as the recipient of the proceeds of their shirt purchase. CROWs primary mission is the rescue, care, rehabilitation and eventual release back to the wild of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Each year, CROW cares for more than 4,000 animals representing more than 200 different species in need. CROW depends on their generous members, donors and volunteers to maintain the level of animal care that they provide. For more information, visit www.crowclinic.org. To date, Pfeifer Realty Groups community support T-Shirt campaign has raised $1,120 for local non-profit organizations that work diligently to keep Sanibel and Captiva the unique unspoiled paradise islands that they are today. Pure Sanibel T-shirts can now be found in two locations: Pfeifer Realty Group (located at 1630 Periwinkle Way, between Heart of the Islands Shops and Jerrys Market) and Big Dog Surf Shop (located at 459 Periwinkle Way on Sanibels east end). This years donation recipients include CROW, Ding Darling Wildlife Society, FISH, SCCF, The Community House, Sanibel Historical Museum & Village, Sanibel Sea School, Trails In Motion and START. For complete details and links to all participating organizations, visit www. PureSanibel.com. Pure Sanibel T-shirt logo CATS & DOGS 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 ResortExquisite 2BR/2BA at Lands End. Waterviews from every room. Brand new contemporary interior.$1,299,000 www.southseasresortlandsend1637.com East End Retail CenterNewly renovated retail center with high visibility on Periwinkle toward Lighthouse beach. $1,399,000 43 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Check Presented To PACE CenterSponsors and volunteers from the Sanibel dress collection party sponsored by The Royal Shell Companies, Matzaluna Restaurant and ShopOnSanibel merchants present a check in the amount of $1,685 to the PACE Center For Girls after the Love That Dress! collection party was held at The Village Shops on June 19. From left, Mark Blust, Prawnbroker Restaurant Group; Christin Collins, Lee Memorial Health Systems; Sarah Ashton, Royal Shell Real Estate; and Barb Harrington, The Royal Shell CompaniesShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


44 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 by Anne MitchellAs picturesque as Sanibel is, its sister island Captiva exudes a more relaxed, tropical vibe. And its fun for Sanibel locals and tourists to go island hopping (by bridge, of course) once in a while. Even on an overcast Monday lunchtime this week, the Andy Rosse Lane section of Captiva was alive with live music, color and a sense of fun and good times. Paul Rozmuss delightful flute music was drifting with the breeze as he played under a palm-thatched roof entertaining outdoor diners at Keylime Bistro. Misters sent out a cool fog to help keep the outside diners cool as they sat under bright umbrellas and sipped frozen drinks, a bistro specialty. Keylime Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a large menu that covers the gamut from appetizers and sandwiches to soups and salads to a selection of seafood, meats and pastas. The breakfast dishes served from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. sound yummy and are surprisingly inexpensive. For example, Bistro Benedict with breakfast potatoes and fresh fruit is $9 and huevos rancheros with salsa and guacamole is $8. A short stack of pancakes is $5. Theres a Sunday Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 395-4000 if you need more information. Across the street is sister restaurant RC Otters, where on the same day, Royce Allgood was strumming his guitar and singing Jimmy Buffet tunes, islandstyle favorites and a selection of music for all tastes. I try to cover it all, he said. I throw in old-time songs and country as well. RC Otters serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with tables inside and out. Black beans and rice is available by the cup or bowl ($3.99/$5.99) and you can make it a meal with the addition of Portobello mushrooms, chicken or pan-sizzled steak for $3.99. Other menu items includes sandwiches, salads, steamed seafood pots, oysters, shrimp, steak, ribs and barbecue, to name just a few. Theres a kids menu too and the always popular ring game to tantalize customers young and old. RC Otters can be reached at 3951142. Another family member is Cantina Captiva, located around the corner at 14970 Captiva Drive, phone 472-0248. This picturesque place sits amid a tangled tropical garden blazing with colorful blooms. Inside, you can order Mexican and Southwestern dishes, margaritas and various beers and wines. It has a very casual atmosphere and is decorated with signed dollar bills. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. NOTE: You can get 10 percent off your bill at these three restaurants as well as at Island Eats and Captiva Pizza with a coupon from the Sun Dollars, the discount coupon book published by the Island Sun. The book comes with your newspaper each week, or you can pick up a copy at the Island Sun office in the Lime Tree Center on Sanibel, phone 395-1213. If watching the Tour de France on television gives you the urge to get out on two wheels again, note that Billys Bike Shop is having a summer sale with 10 percent discounts on fitness and mountain bikes. In addition, Billys is selling off its old fleet of rental bikes, asking $550 instead of $750 for Fuji road models. Also on sale with 20 percent off are wireless cycle computers. The Micro Wireless model, normally $65, and the Urban Wireless, $50, are on sale for $52 and $40, respectively. They nifty little gadgets measure top speed, average speed, mileage, total time, distance and have other functions including being a handy clock. Billys ad in the Sun Dollars July coupon book will get you 10 percent off all cycle helmets and 10 percent off Segway tours. For more information, call Billys Bike Shop, 1509 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-3620. LIVE ON THE ISLANDS Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn has live entertainment most nights. This weeks lineup includes: Friday, dancing to Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, Joe McCormick and singer Marvilla Marzan; Wednesday, Prime Rib & Prime Jazz with the Traditions All Star Jazz Band; Thursday, dancing to Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop. Traditions is at 3111 West Gulf Drive, phone 4724559. Sweet Melissas Caf features Michael David playing light acoustic background music Wednesday through Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sweet Melissas is at 1625 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 472-1956. George & Wendys Sanibel Seafood Grille has live entertainment as follows: Friday, July 20, Anthony Wayne; Wednesday, July 25, Bill Metts; Thursday, Karaoke; and Friday, July 27, The Marty Stokes Band. The restaurant is at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395-1263. 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 Store & Cafe 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 continued on page 48 Paul Rozmuss entertains outdoors at Keylime Bistro Royce Allgood plays the guitar and sings at RC Otters Around The Islands With AnneHop Over To Next Island For A Change Of Pace; Summer Sale Offered At Billys Bikes To help diners keep their cool, there are misters outside at Keylime Bistro The colorful exterior of Cantina Captiva This orange Jamis trail bike is reduced from $475 to $427.50 during Billys Bikes summer sale


45 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012Hurricane Preparation For Swimming PoolsThe experts at Banner Pools suggest that you check your pool deck for proper drainage of excess water. Most decks have plastic, slotted deck drains designed to quickly remove water away from your home. Make sure these drains are clear of debris and flowing properly. Whether your patio does or does not have a deck drain, they recommend testing to make sure that mulch, edging and high grass are not blocking water flow to the lower areas of your yard. During any large storm, it is imperative that water move quickly off of your deck and away from your house. It is recommended that you clean your gutters of debris regularly. Not only will this help to keep storm water off of your pool deck, but it will also keep erosion around your foundation to a minimum. Take the time each year to trim trees of any extra limbs or branches that could become airborne during a storm with high winds. This debris could easily damage your house, pool equipment or screen enclosure. When A Storm Approaches The number one rule to preparing your pool for a severe storm is to keep a sufficient water level. Never drain your pool as this water will weigh the shell down, keeping the sides and bottom in place. With especially heavy rains, as seen in hurricanes and tropical storms, the local water table will be raised and a pool without water could easily lift off of its foundation. Remove all loose items around your pool that may become projectiles during storms with high winds. These include toys, furniture, nets, poles, etc. If you cannot store these items inside, it is possible to place them gently into the pool, but be aware that chlorine can damage some materials which may result in stains on the finish of your pool. It is recommended that you superchlorinate your pool so that it will be less likely to be contaminated by debris and turn green if you are unable to return to your home for several days. Also, electrical power may be turned off at the circuit breakers before the storm hits to help prevent damage to motors, pumps and electronic circuit boards. Commercial pools should make sure that chemicals are stored in a high and dry location. Remember, some chemicals can produce dangerous gases when mixed. Sump pits should be cleaned, and sump pumps checked. All loose items around the pool should be removed and equipment covers should be secured. After The Storm When cleaning the debris out of your pool, remember to pick out large debris by hand, use a leaf rake or skimmer for small debris, and vacuum only after most debris as been removed. Vacuuming beforehand could clog up your system and cause damage. You will also want to test your chemicals as soon as possible. Heavy rains can substantially dilute the chemicals in your pool. Add whatever is needed to get your pool back into balance. When you are ready to turn your pool equipment back on, you will need to do a thorough inspection. Make sure that equipment is dry before restarting. Inspect all wiring (especially ground wires) for proper connections. Be sure to follow all of the manufacturers instructions when reactivating equipment. If any wiring looks peculiar, or any electrical motor has been exposed to water, youre equipment should be checked by a certified pool contractor before turning on any power to your equipment. Finally, clean and prime the filter and pump. Allow your filtration system to run 24 hrs a day until the water has regained proper clarity, at which point you can resume your normal schedule. Superior InteriorsBedroom Decoratingby Cindy MalszyckiAll of us require a place for tranquil reflection. Your bedroom is, or should be, that haven. If your bedroom isnt restful and restorative, then change it. If you share it, create a mutually agreeable atmosphere of a welcoming retreat from the outside world. Youll need to think about considering more than sleeping accommodations in arranging your bedroom. It invariably becomes the chosen place to accomplish those things that require privacy and solitude -reading a book, writing letters, pursuing your favorite hobby or contemplating your plans for the next day. We can work with you to provide everything you need to create your very own special retreat. From draperies to bedspreads, accessories to new furniture we have it all! Have you considered designing a creative headboard, one that can actually be an attractive wall treatment as well? A canopy look, an upholstered headboard, even gentle sheer fabric draped from your four-poster can create a magical new sleeping environment. And custom bedding is a must. Fitted spreads, comforters, duvets complete with a variety of exquisite and decorative pillow shams and double dust ruffles featuring ruffles, beads or even fringe are guaranteed to make your bed take center stage. Cindy Malszycki is an interior decorator on Sanibel. She can be reached at cindy@decden.net. Glenn CarrettaBroker Associate 150 Bay Front at its Best!Perfectly positioned on nearly 1/2 acre, 4000+ sq. ft. 4 BR, family room, fireplace, nanny quarters, pool. $2,194,000, dockage optional for $150,000. 1314IsabelDr.com Periwinkle Way to Bailey Rd to Bay Dr to 1314 Isabel DrTidewaterlane.comPrivate location & wide water views in Jonathan Harbour. (Connie Mack Island, Boating community just before the bridge to Sanibel) 4br / 4.5ba, 45 pool, dock, lrg yard for privacy, gated, elevator, designer quality. $1,495,000239-850-9296 www.TeamSanibel.com SanibelCompassPoint.com Gulf Front Penthouse with rooftop sun deck. Designer furnished, 2br / 2ba plus large den. Income projected for 2012 $75,000 .JUST REDUCED! $1,049,000 Open House Sat. 7/21 124pm Open House 7/25 & 26 124pm Why Does My A/C Run Non-Stop?by Bryan HayesIts that time of year again for me to talk about something we get a lot of calls about. Thanks to the temperatures in July and August, customers often phone in to ask us why their air conditioner will not stop running. And naturally, this is a big strain on that pocketbook. This is happening because their air conditioning system is doing all it can to keep up. But what we have to remember is that air conditioning systems are built to perform at a certain design temperature. What that means is that if you were to take all of the days of the year when the air conditioner is used and average them out, you would come up with your design temperature. This is the temperature average that is used to design the system that will go into your house. The result is that while its running the system will cycle on and off at reasonable number times per day and keep you comfortable. What this also means is that during extreme temperatures, as we normally see during the hottest summer months, we see very long run times, higher indoor temperatures than we would like, and to top that, an electric bill to match. The next question that usual pops up is, Well, if the system cant keep up during these extreme temperatures, then why dont you install a larger system? It may make sense on the onset, but can lead to disaster in the end. Air conditioning is doing just what it was meant to do conditioning the air inside our home. This means that its cooling and dehumidifying the space. If a system is too large for the space that it services, it may be cooled before it has an opportunity to remove enough moisture. This can result in a situation that could encourage microorganisms to grow. In the end, its normal for a system to run longer to keep up with the rising temperatures. 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. To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201246 deaRPharmacistLong History Of Pain? Think Lyme Diseaseby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: My lifes never been the same since 2004. Overnight, I developed arthritis, vertigo, headaches and fatigue. I used to run every day! Ive been to 10 doctors for never-ending symptoms too embarrassing to list. Last week, I fell in love with you, Suzy, because you wrote about Lyme Disease and I looked it up. It explains my life. I called my doctor, but she said Lyme isnt common here, and dismissed me, so Im stuck now. Can you offer guidance? S.N., Chicago, Illinois Answer: Youre not stuck. There are many Lyme literate medical doctors (LLMDs) in our country, and here are three people who educate: Dr. Lee Cowden, Dr. Joseph Burrascano and Stephen Harrod Buhner; each has a different viewpoint. The controversy surrounding Lyme is latched on tighter than a tick. Lyme is frequently dismissed or misdiagnosed leaving you sick, tired and eventually disabled. It mimics multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinsons, ALS, Alzheimers, fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and epilepsy, so its hard to pin down. Bummer, because if youre diagnosed incorrectly, precious antimicrobials needed to kill Lyme bugs are never taken, leading to potentially catastrophic problems. Im not being melodramatic, ask any Lyme sufferer! No two patients have the same symptoms, which come and go: chronic pain, exhaustion, brain fog, poor memory, insomnia, yeast infections, twitches, trigeminal neuralgia, anxiety, back/neck pain, neuropathy, migraines, dizziness, muscle/joint pain, cramps, bladder or testicular pain, urethritis, buzzing, sound sensitivity, eye or ear pain, air hunger and irregular heartbeat. Thats for starters. Dont assume there has to be a tick bite followed by a bullseye rash. That rash only occurs in 50 percent of people, and most wont ever see a tick, some of which are the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Besides, ticks are not the only way to get infected. Lyme is carried by fleas, biting flies, lice, mosquitoes and dust mites. Kissing or having sex with someone who has Lyme may cause transmission. Some people carry Lyme even though theyre asymptomatic and well. Oh, and it can remain dormant for months to years. If you have a long history of health issues, with symptoms that change daily or monthly, but never go away, Id seriously consider Lyme testing by a lab that specializes in it, for example, Galaxy, Igenex, Fry or Advance Labs. Inaccurate results by regular labs may produce a false negative, so you think you dont have Lyme when you do. Years of misery could ensue. The medical disparity between testing labs is unfathomable, so I urge you to test using one of my suggested labs. Theyre expensive, but worth it. Dont assume Lyme infection is caused only by Borellia burgdorferi, because other co-infecting organisms such as Babesia, Rickettsia, Bartonella or Ehrlichia could be behind your symptoms. My recommended labs are better at detecting those bugs. Finally, the CD57 blood test offers a clue, and tracks your progress, and I recommend LabCorp for that particular test. Visit www.ilads.org for more Lyme information. 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. Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com Mom And Me by Lizzie and PryceLizzie and Pryce answer your questions and give advice about aging concerns from a two-generational perspective. A mother and daughter team, Lizzie is a retired RN and health educator, and Pryce is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in the care of elders and people with chronic illnesses. Dear Mom & Me, I try to visit my very elderly aunt at least once a week at her retirement home. She has been confined to her bed after many strokes and she enjoys seeing me. Across the hall, I noticed a woman who regularly visits a woman similar to my aunt for a very short time. One day, we stopped to talk in the hall. I asked her how her mother was, and she said, No, I am not family, I am from Companions Who Visit. Later, I found she is paid by this womans daughter to check in and visit because the daughter doesnt have the time because she is too busy with her own commitments. The ladys fee is $1 per minute and she stays 15 minutes twice a week. It seems very sad to me that the daughter is so busy that she just pays up rather than visits. Is this the place where modern times are taking us? Virginia Dear Virginia, Modern medical advances have extended our longevity, but as a result it has created many unmet social problems. I once heard of a man who had four very successful sons, who were all too busy to attend his funeral. His wife buried him and worked for three months before the caring sons could get together for a memorial service. I think it is sad that family life seems to be so disintegrated, people so stressed, and successful businesses making so many demands. Who knows where it will go? People are meeting these needs and very unusual services are now available. Lizzie Dear Virginia, I have never found it worthwhile to judge others based on limited surface information. You have no idea what stressors, difficulties, challenges that family faces. You hardly know anything about this family, yet you are quick to pass judgment based on your own standards. A perfectly legitimate choice for families that have multiple, equally important priorities is to hire extra help. The intent is to provide care, reduce stress and prevent caregiver burnout and resentment. The daughter chose to have someone to assist her in her care of her mother. She could just as easily have chosen not to hire anyone and not be able to visit hereself. I am sure you would have something to say about that as well. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com.


47 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 Dr. DaveBMI & Bad Habitsby Dr. Dave HepburnShould we as doctors be healthy role models to our youth? If we arent, should we lose our jobs? Recently, a raft of rather rotund doctors in Austrias state-run clinics with a BMI (body mass index) over 25 received letters telling them to shape up... or theyre fired! Fired for being fat. Fired for being a roll model. One in three kids in North America are overweight while a big Whoppering nine million kids are classified as obese. Pediatric obesity is the greatest health threat facing our children. Some, unfortunately, are primed to be large as a genetic battle between hormones like ghrelin and leptin is waged in the internal milieu. But many others, the corpulent computer-keystered Kripsy Kremed kids, are also developing a host of co-morbid conditions associated with obesity that up until now have never been heard of in children. A life sentence of misery secondary to Type II diabetes is showing up in younger and younger kids. More recently, NASH (Non Alcoholic Hepatitis), previously a purview of plump, portly or puffy parents, is now showing up in obese youth and damaging their livers. Twelve-year old livers are looking like theyve been abused in the Navy (motto We Sail Wet) for 20 years. A few tips on how to prevent your young un from becoming a big un. Best thing to do for an obese child is to give him a prescription for a new set of parents. Studies indicate that many parents with obese kids, especially overweight boys see their child through rosecoloured glasses and dont see the big problem. Porkys not obese, doctor, hes just big boned. Now youve upset him. There there now, youre mommys little Piglet, have another Oreo and dont listen to that Austrian. Breast is best. Another Navy motto, but also refers to the fact that the GUTS (Growing Up Today Study) found that children who had been breastfed were 34 percent less likely to become obese regardless of how chubby or diabetic their mother is. Of course if your big baby is twenty seven years old then perhaps hes just best left fat. Role model vs. roll model. OK kid go out and do some push ups or something just leave me alone and keep away from my remote! Kids born to overweight moms are 15 times likely to be obese by age six and in fact start to pack on the Gerbers by age three. Remove words like fat, exercise and diet and replace with more fun euphemisms like play, great nutrition and kumquat (Kumquat has nothing to do with this article; I just think its a hilarious word.) Dont eat in front of TV. In fact, get rid of your TV. Go ahead. In fact, if you have a 52-inch LCD, then as a caring medical professional it would be in your best interest for me to remove that from your home. Trust me. I am only thinking of you, your children and the playoffs. Eat as a family. Eat like the French, slowly. All day lunches with excessive amount of wine. I believe this works because the diners pass out and dont wake up in time to eat supper. Make the meal a marathon, not a sprint. Try to stretch out the meal or youll stretch out your Lulu Lemons. Start meals with salad or soup. Stuff em early, stuff em hard. (They wont be able to wolf down dessert.) Keep your fridge full of healthy snacks like carrot sticks and celery sticks, but not Snickers sticks. Obesity comes not only from eating the wrong things, it also comes from not eating the right things. Undernourished kids gain weight as they get hungry and end up eating cardboard-like products. No junk food in the house. Changing eating habits as a child is easier than treating obesity as an adult. I might add that nowhere on the Snickers wrapper does it actually refer to itself as a junk food, per se. Be active in promoting active lifestyle options for kids in your community. Let them get their sleep. Leptin, a good guy hormone, is released during sleep. Move to Vienna. Like the column? Youll LOVE the book the Doctor is In(sane), available at Sanibel Island Books & Gifts. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www. wisequacks.org. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: I am a successful businessman with a wife and two children, ages 10 and 12. I seem so connected with colleagues and coworkers, but my wife says I struggle with my relationship with her and our children. She says I am disconnected. Why is it so hard for me to connect with them?A: I hear this all too familiar scenario with other successful leaders and entrepreneurs. In our culture, we are taught to put on our armor and protect ourselves and by the time we return home to our families, we dont know how to take that armor off and just be ourselves. We carry that armor of perfectionism around and feel that we are protected from criticism and blame by being perfect all day. What if we show our true self, our vulnerable self, to our family? What would they think if they see I am not perfect like I am at the office? Then what? Maybe my wife would leave me and so on. With our vulnerability shielded, we really dont see one another and everything is pretend. We show confidence on the outside, but feel scared on the inside. Our willingness to own our own vulnerability determines the depth of our courage, the fullness and purpose in our lives. Take a good look at your own vulnerability and what that means for you. Learn to accept that vulnerability is a part of living life to its fullest. Once you can accept this and you can take your perfectionism armor off, you will connect with your family. 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Interior Design (Cell) 239-850-4128PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY From page 44Around The IslandsPeriwinkle Way, phone 472-7242. The Mucky Duck on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, features music by Mark Dupuy on Mondays; Rich Lancaster, Wednesdays; Gene Federico, Thursdays and Saturdays; and Buckeye Ken, Fridays. The Crows Nest at Tween Waters Inn has live music Fridays, Saturdays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Taylor Stokes is playing Tuesday and Wednesday, July 24 and 25. Crab races are Mondays and Thursdays. The Crows Nest is at 15951 Captiva Drive, phone 472-5161. The Island Cow on Periwinkle way has live entertainment on Friday with Dan Confrey; Saturday, Diana Lynn; and Sunday, Buckeye Ken. Phone 472-0606. RC Otters, 11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, has live music daily with dining inside and out, phone 395-1142. Keylime Bistro features live music days and nights seven days a week. New to the line-up is Ken Limeri playing jazz sax from 6 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. The bistro is at 11509 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, phone 395-4000. Restaurant owners/managers, please e-mail or fax your entertainment schedule to Anne Mitchell at islandsuncity@aol.com or 395-2299. From page 9Automatic FundHowever, Ruane added that he might accept the escalator for a couple of years, but not as many as five, pointing out that the council and the CHR board members could change during that time. Richard Johnson, CHR chairman, suggested that the board work with Congress and return to council with an action plan instead of locking us into a contract for the next five years. Councilman Marty Harrity acknowledged all the hard work the current CHR board has done to get back on rack, adding, We are in this together and it is a great program. City Budget Process Starts On Somber Note by Anne MitchellThe Sanibel City Council members and staff were in cost-cutting mode Tuesday when they met to set the millage rate for the next fiscal year. Most troublesome to Mayor Kevin Ruane is the world economic outlook and the potential for a double dip recession. Then theres the reality that Sanibels property values continue to fall. According to City Manager Judie Zimomra, values are now 21 percent lower than in 2007, which translates to a major decline in ad valorem revenues. After much talk about how and where cuts can be made, the council set a millage rate of 2.1398, which would generate $8.833.402 in taxes. The vote was unanimous. However, that rate is just a starting point and the council will be looking for ways to cut costs during the budget process, which continues through mid-September. Last years millage was 2.1038. In recommending a millage of 2.1398, Zimomra said council has been very clear that the goal is to restrict both the size and expenditures of government. City salaries remain flat for the fifth consecutive year, she added. Full-time employees have been reduced from 142 to 114 since 2007. The police department has seen a number of retirements and the police chief will be recommending some restructuring, Zimomra added. Also, the planning department has been able to downsize through attrition. The horizon doesnt look any better, with some of the things going on in Europe and China slowing down and a slowdown and unemployment in the United States, said Ruane. Sanibel was the only municipality in Lee County that has lived within its means, noted Ruane and we will continue. He said he expects tough dialog during the budget process. He and councilman Doug Congress want to cut reserves. To Vice Mayor Mick Denhams concerns that in the event of a hurricane, the city would not have enough reserves to pay for recovery, Ruane said regardless of the size of the storm, We are going to the bank. Interest rates are low, Ruane said, adding, I am not going to take taxpayers money and put it into reserves. The first public hearing on the proposed budget will be held on Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. The final hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at 5:01 p.m. Hurricane QuizIf youve been through one hurricane, you know what to expect. FALSE (emphatically): No two storms are alike, with the impact of any landfalling system dependent on mean factors (wind speed, direction, forward motion, size, amount of potential surge and rainfall, just to start the list). Because of this, each storms impact is inevitably unique. This doesnt mean dont prepare for it quite the contrary. It really underscores the need to be over-prepared for anything, and to be pleased when the eventual outcome is a disappointment when compared to the potential storm being forecast and your anticipation of it. Provided by American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. Send your editorial copy to:press@islandsunnews.com To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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REAL ESTATE VACATION RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL ANNUAL RENTAL VACATION RENTAL WANTED TO BUY LOST AND FOUND FOR SALE FICTITIOUS NAMEVRE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 3/30 BM TFN CASH PAID FOR MILITARY ITEMSCash Paid For Old Military Items. Medals, Swords, Uniforms, helmets, old guns, awards & more. Local Toll Free 1-866-440-3280RS 7/13 CC 8/3 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 LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RR 7/20 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTALTwo newly-remodeled 3/2s available in a duplex with a shared, screened-in pool. UF, Washer/Dryer, close to the Sanibel School, deeded beach access & parking included just down the street! Each unit is $2,000/ month. Pets okay. Call 239-728-1920.NS 7/6 CC TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277 RS 10/9 BM TFN SCAN CODE FOR A FREE LIST OF ALL ISLAND PROPERTIESFOR SALEVISITwww.FreeSanibelList.comPfeifer Realty Group Sanibel Island, FL239-472-0004RS 6/17 BM TFNPERIWINKLE PARK $39,9001BR/1BTH Newly renovated with oak ooring open kitchen beautiful landscape & nicely decorated. Central H/AC. 10 x 30 Lanai. Corner lot. 239-233-7061. RS 7/13 CC 7/20 CELL PHONE LOSTLost at Sanibel School parking lot about May 16. Call 239-288-6031.NS 7/13 NC TFN HUGE ESTATE JEWELRY SALELargest collection of silver jewelry in SWFL! 50% OFF Art Furniture over $500. Come by daily 2431 Periwinkle Way & see The Silverneer & Silver Queen only at Sanibel Consignments 472-5222 NS 7/13 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTALSSANIBELDUNES This Olde Florida Style home offers views of Preserve Land, over lake and golf course. On a quiet road, offering 3 bedrooms/3 baths +den, plus garage and storage. Newer carpet & paint. UF $2,500/mo. LAKE FRONT This UF ground level home offers a cul-de-sac location, lake front, small pool, 2 bedrooms/2 baths,+ den, family room and single Car garage. $1,550/mo. 472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/OwnerServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 7/20 BM TFNFICTITIOUS NAMENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under The ctitious name of Coastal Veterinary House Calls, located in Lee County, Florida, has registered said name with The Division of Corporations of the Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated the 11th Day of July 2012.NS 7/20 CC 7/20 CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS 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. Shelling Shelling Sanibel? Sanibel? To have your picture in To have your picture in the paper bring the paper bring rare shell nds to the rare shell nds to the NEWSPAPERSanibel & Captiva Islands 1640 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel 53 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 239-395-1213 ads@islandsunnews.com press@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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-8994 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 54 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 2012 My name is Mickey Blue Eyes. I am a 4-year-old white and brown neutered male American bulldog mix. I have been living in a foster home, where Ive learned lots of things about being a great pet. Ive learned to potty outside, walk on a leash and be a good boy for my bath. Ive also learned that I am not supposed to chase squirrels, although Im not sure why. I love to give kisses and I really want to be a lap dog. If you would like to meet me, email kennel@leegov. com. My adoption fee is $10 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Red, White or Blue Adoption Promotion. My name is Ragu. I am a 1-year-old male gray tabby domestic short hair. I am really the best cat ever... honest! Im sweet, affectionate, playful and I get along well with other cats. Another interesting thing about me is Im a Hemingway cat. Hemingways are polydactyl, which mean they have six toes. My adoption fee is $10 (regularly $50) during Animal Services Red, White or Blue Adoption Promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 5337387 (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, next to the Lee County Sheriffs Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, ageappropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination and county license if three months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs six months and over, feline AIDS and leukemia test for cats, training DVD, 10-day health guarantee and a bag of Science Diet pet food. The adoption package is valued at $500. Ragu (ID# 537608) Mickey Blue Eyes (ID# 537708) photos by squaredogphoto.com


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1149 Periwinkle Way 239/472-0176 fax 239/472-0350 11526 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1270 fax 239-472-1268 11509 Andy Rosse Lane 239/472-1395www.jnaislandrealestate.com NEW LISTING: ISLAND BEACH CLUBQuiet, well maintained, contemporary 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo located on the desirable west end. Views of the Gulf from kitchen and living room. Updated and ready to be enjoyed. Offered fully furnished for $539,000. Contact Connie Walters Ms Listr 239/841-4540 or Tracy Walters Mr. Listr/ 994-7975. TRADEWINDSWonderful 3 bedroom, 3 bath. Near beach home. Privacy is enhanced by white fenced yard, caged topaz pool and lush green tropical landscaping. Step inside and instantly you will see this property was designed with that calming easy-living island atmosphere in mind. Cozy but still spacious so your family can enjoy that relaxed beach home feeling. Tradewinds owners also benefit from an exclusive Beach Access with plenty of parking so you, your family and friends can enjoy the warm sun soaked sands and breathtaking Sanibel Sunsets. Peaceful surroundings, stellar sunsets, restful beaches, relaxed outdoors, easy maintenance. This home will make sure everyday feels like a day at the beach. Offered for $659,000. Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-8805 LOGGERHEAD CAY #583Amazing GULF VIEWS from this 3rd floor condo. This unit is FULLY FURNISHED and just steps away from the sandy white beaches. Loggerhead Cay is one of the Islands most popular condominium complexes as it has AMENITIES GALORE! Community grills, shuffleboard, tennis courts are just a few of the many amenities available. This unit is quiet and features an open floor plan. Offered for $549,000. Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr 239/9947975 or Connie Walters Ms. Listr at 239/841-4540.CROWN COLONYLocation is everything! One of the best location configurations in Crown Colony. Enjoy a sunrise view over the lake and golf course. A front sunset view over a beautifully landscaped area. Golf membership available but not required. Offered for $384,000 Contact Larry Hahn 239/898-8789OLD PELICAN BAYAppreciate being in touch with native surroundings. This well maintained waterfront lot has many enhancements including fill, dock and manicured trees. An opportunity to purchase an undeveloped home site with such unrivalled views! Explore the potential of building your own custom home at this truly exceptional location within a quaint gated community. The impressive waterfront community offers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico and privacy overlooking preserve on this Cul de sac road. Survey available upon request. SELLER FINANCING option upon mutually agreed terms and conditions. Offered for $319,500 Contact LeAne Taylor Suarez 239/872-1632. SANIBEL HARBOUR YACHT CLUB Experience stress free boat ownership with a great dockaminium featuring 5 star restaurant, Concierge service, Deli and catering, unlimited boat launching, beach area with Tiki hut and BBQ grills, 24 hour security complete washdown and engine flush after each use. #259 $49,900 reduced!! #278 $29,900 Contact Marianne Stewart 239/560-6420 #159 $37,000 reduced! Contact Tracy Walters 239/994-7975BEAUTIFUL BUILDERS PERSONAL CUSTOM HOMEWaterfront, designed with only the finest appointments, includes gourmet kitchen, family room fireplace, custom shelving, detailed woodwork and ceiling work throughout. Outdoor kitchen with magnificent pool area. Boat lift, garage holds up to 10 cars. Superb workmanship, MUST SEE! Offered for $1,995, 000. Contact Ralph Galietti 239/826-5897 or Cathy Galietti 239/826-5807.BEST CAPTIVA GULF FRONT OPPORTUNITY IN YEARSPriced to sell at Land Value, this property offers you multiple options, renovate the existing 2 bedroom beachfront cottage and guest house,for great rental potential, or use the guest house while you build your beachfront Dream Home. You can always build an all new guest house and main house or just hold the property for future market appreciation. This property has an added feature, a 71-2 foot right of use access to Roosevelt Channel, so bring your kayak! Plans are available for a new main and Guest house or built to suite. Offered for $2,795,000. Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-8805. YOU MUST SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT!This elegantly appointed 3/4 pool home in Sanibel Estates was extensively remodeled in 2002 by Benchmark and no detail was spared! Home features Brazilian cherry wood floors, top floor master suite, 2 complete guest suites, rooftop sundeck with Bay views, coffer and tray ceilings, granite stone and marble surfaces, 3 floor elevator, media room, library, chefs kitchen with Crystal cabinetry and MUCH more. The elevated pool is light w fiber optics and overlooks the gardens and canal. Accommodate your boat at this 65 dock with 2-50 amp shore power available. $2,495,000. Contact Tracy Walters 239/994-7975 or Connie Walters 239/841-4540 COPACETIC ESTATE IS CAPTIVA LIFE AT ITS FINESTThe 4 Bedroom 6 Bath Main house is both spacious and elegant yet the mood is tranquil and comforting. The top Floor Master Suite with expansive views of the Bay consists of a Master Bedroom, sizeable Private Office, separate Exercise or Training Room and 2 full baths. Main floor living area includes 3 additional oversize Bedrooms 3 Baths, Living room with Fireplace, Formal Dining, large open Kitchen, oversize laundry, and screened porch overlooking the pool, outside entertainment area, roomy back yard, boat dock and Bay. Your company will never want to leave when they step into the Picture Perfect 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Guest House surrounded in lush tropical landscaping, its own Private Pool and Gazebo, wrap around decks and easy private beach access. Both Homes Furnished! So much more to see and enjoy! Offered for $4,399,000. Contact George Kohlbrenner 239/565-8805DIRECTLY ON SAN CARLOS BAY!! Views from almost every room. This remodeled home offers a pool with hot tub, two guest suites on 3rd level with a morning kitchen, entertainment area, large walk in closets, stunning balcony views of the bay. Master suite on main level and an office/4th bedroom., Stone, tile, crown molding, impact glass on all windows and doors, over sized 2+ car garage. The wild life, dolphins, manatees and more can be enjoyed in this quiet & gorgeous home. This is a must see. Offered for $2,495,000. Contact Tracy Walters Mr. Listr/ 994-7975 or Connie Walters Ms Listr 239/841-4540. THE ULTIMATE FISHING RETREAT! This charming three bedroom, two bath home is located on the very desirable East End on a canal. Enjoy the beautiful pool with three waterfalls & spa, the new large dock on the canal or lounge in the spacious screened in deck overlooking the pool and canal. Cathedral ceilings in the open family room directly off of the eat in kitchen. A large master suite with walk in closet & screened deck/sitting area. This home includes an oversized garage perfect for large boat and beach access just around the corner. This home provides Gulf access, beach access a huge dock and a tropical canal. Perfect for a fisherman! Offered for $579,000. Contact Tracy Mr. Listr/ 994-7975 or Connie Ms Listr 239/841-4540.If you are interested in listing your island property, contact the islands oldest and most prominent real estate company. We get results!Serving the Islands Since 1975 ISLAND SUN JULY 20, 201256