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Uniform Title: Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.)
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Publisher: Lorin Visek & Ken Rasi
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MAY SUNRISE/SUNSET: 6:41 8:09 6:40 8:10 6:40 8:10 6:39 8:11 6:39 8:11 6:38 8:12 6:38 8:12 VOL. 20, NO. 47 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA MAY 17, 2013 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT MYERS, FL PERMIT #5718 Postal Customer ECRWSS Read Us Online at IslandSunNews.com Dear Sanibel and Captiva Residents, Business Owners & Island Guests, The Chamber is pleased to announce that we will begin the paving of the parking lot at the Visitor Center on Tuesday, May 28th. The work will take approximately 2 weeks. The new parking lot will be covered with pervious paver bricks and will look spectacular. It will be closed to public parking beginning on May 28th and reopen around June 11, 2013. Visitors to the islands will be directed to the parking lot to the north of the visitor center. It is currently the vacant lot; first driveway on right after causeway. The mailboxes and the UPS box will not be accessible during the construction period so please make alternate plans for dropping off mail and UPS parcels. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Ric Base at the Chamber. Rics number is 239-472-2348 or email at: ric@sanibel-captiva.org. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience. The Chamber Visitor CenterCROW Releases Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle CROW has successfully released a critically endangered Kemps ridley sea turtle back into its natural environment: the Gulf of Mexico. The turtle was seriously ill from exposure to red tide before being rehabilitated successfully at CROWs hospital and released with assistance from the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. CROW has cared for 12 sea turtles already this year, having treated 20 in continued on page 14New Program At Refuge Focuses On Protecting Sea Turtlesby Jeff LysiakFrom May through October, the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva become the future birthplace for several species of nesting sea tutles, and a new program launched last week at the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge hopes to educate visitors young and old about the importance of protecting the shoreline on behalf of these magnificent creatures. Through a $20,000 grant acquired by the Ding Darling Wildlife Society (DDWS), the refuge has coordinated a Saving Sea Turtles program with two publications: a 16-page coloring book featuring fun sea turtle facts, puzzles and word search games for kids as well as a full-color tri-fold brochure offering simple steps to protecting sea turtles for both adults and children, in addition to information about various sea turtle species. According to supervisory ranger Toni Westland, the grant funding came from funds generated through the Florida sea turtle license plate sales. Our goal is to put these books and brochures into as many hotel rooms as possible in order to maximize our visibility during sea turtle nesting season, said Westland, who noted that more than 300,000 Saving Sea Turtles brochures and 63,000 activity books were printed. Nothing makes me happier than having Ding Darling launch an island/community awareness program to save our precious sea turtles, said Bridgit Stone-Budd, marketing director for the chamber of commerce. I think its imperative that all islanders, island guests and businesses are educated on the dos and donts during turtle season. We will certainly do our part at the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Visitor Center.continued on page 7 At the launch of the Saving Sea Turtles program at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is, from left, Toni Westland, supervisory ranger; Queenie Viglione, Jensens Twin Palm Marina & Resort; Bridgit Stone-Budd, Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce; and Chris Davison, Island Inn photo by Jeff Lysiak The full-color Saving Sea Turtles brochure offers simple steps to protecting sea turtles for both adults and children, in addition to information about various species The critically endangered Kemps ridley sea turtle recovering at CROW


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 20132 Francis Bailey Memoir Coming SoonFor more than a century the name Bailey has been synonymous with Sanibel Island. The first Bailey (Frank) arrived in 1894 at the age of 21. His son Francis has spent almost all of his 92 years on the island and has been an integral part of the many changes that have taken place over the years. He has also been a guardian of the initial charm of the island, helping preserve its natural beauty and the spirit that sets it apart from anywhere else. Now, Francis Bailey has written My 92 Years on Sanibel, a book that is is a fascinating history of a unique barrier island. His story takes Sanibel from a small, isolated farming community to a sought-after resort destination from a place without electricity or telephones to a modern town that draws people from all over the world. During all these years, the Bailey family has been instrumental in guiding those changes while preserving the simple, unpretentious love of nature and lifestyle that defines Sanibel. This book is the compelling story of a man, his family and his island. It is written as told to Emilie Alfino, an experienced writer and editor, formerly a reporter for the various Sanibel newspapers. Today, she is the manager of the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, one of several island locations where the book will be sold. Bailey will launch the release of his book at Baileys General Store, at the corner of Periwinkle Way and Tarpon Bay Road, at a date to be announced in the near future. Old Man Palm Planted At ChurchOn the occasion of his 10th anniversary at St. Isabels Church, St. Isabel Womens Guild honored the pastor, Rev. Christopher Senk, with a special palm tree which has been placed at the church. Because of its unique and striking feature, the thick, wool-like fibers on its trunk (like a hairy beard) the tree has earned the nickname Old Man Palm. The womens guild especially thanks Bob Walsh from Walsh Landscaping of Sanibel for his advice on choosing an appropriate tree for the occasion and for planting the tree in a very visible spot on the church grounds. The Rev. Christopher and the Old Man Palm with womens guild members Arline Ford, Francine Dale and Brenda Segura Returns to Sanibel withGood Dogs Looking For New HomesPet Palooza 3Saturday, May 25 10 a.m. 2 p.m.Tahitian Gardens 1975 Periwinkle Way Variety of sizes and breeds Well behaved pups that need a new home Activities include: 10-2 On location pet photos Pets alone or pet & owner All types of pets welcome K-9 Connection Agility Course Merchant Specials Store raf es bene t GCHS 11-1 Gulf Coast Humane Society Dogs on premiseSponsored by: Vacation Rentals | Real Estate Sales | Property Management Bring your best friend for a Photo Op & Fun Shop Specials 4 you! Photo courtesy of Pets du Soleil On Location Pet Photography Free Event Donations Acceptedwww.gulfcoasthumanesociety.org Wish List Items Take me Home! Est. 1986 A Great Place to be Stranded A WIDE VARIETY OF BOOKS JEWELRY WOMENS CLOTHING GIFTS BATH AND BODY GREETING CARDS STATIONERY AND MUCH MORE! 472-5223 1571 Periwinkle Way www.sanibelbookshop To advertise in the Island Sun call 395-1213


3 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Student Talent Celebrated At BIG ARTS BIG ARTS Family Day festivities on Sunday, May 5, featured an instrument petting zoo, student vocalists, student art exhibits, The Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers and light refreshments. The Southwest Florida Symphonys instrument petting zoo is a traveling interactive display that provides a hands-on experience for young students or adults. Two vocalists who won previous Young Artists Awards performed: Vocalists Haley Ondrejka, a student at Palm Beach Atlantic University and Hannah Steele from North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts. Sarah Best, a finalist in the 2012 Young Artists Awards competition, performed with her sister, Elisabeth. Young Artists Awards is a performing arts education, audition, performance and scholarship program for Southwest Florida youth ages eight to 21. Some members of the Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers performed several songs to introduce choral music to the young audience. Since forming in 2001, the Mastersingers has grown from a small chorus to an 80-plus voice ensemble of men and women dedicated to excellence in music. BIG ARTS Family Day featured exhibits in Phillips Gallery with artwork created by The Sanibel School and Cypress Lake Middle School and Cypress Lake High School students as well as works from the Art by Kids with Cancer project. The Young Artists Awards program works with the Pediatric Oncology/Hematology unit at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida to showcase and auction artwork created by children who are being treated for cancer. Donated art supplies are used in a therapeutic setting for children being treated at the hospital. Proceeds from the sales will provide assistance to families facing the financial challenges of childhood cancer. Led by instructors Leo and Krista Johnson, the Open Doors Exhibit is on display in Founders Gallery. The Open Doors program provides classes for children with artistic talent and/or financial need. All of the student art will be on display in Phillips and Founders Galleries through 20. Exhibits are open from 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays. BIG ARTS Family Day refreshments were donated by Pinocchios Original Italian Ice Cream and Costco. Phillips Gallery Patron Sponsor is FineMark National Bank & Trust. Founders Gallery Patron Sponsors are Deborah and John La Gorce. BIG ARTS is at 900 Dunlop Road. For more information, visit www.BIGARTS. org or call 395-0900. Some of the Mastersingers perform at BIG ARTS Family Day Sarah and Elisabeth Best perform at BIG ARTS Family Day Jill Janda demonstrates the Southwest Florida Symphonys instrument petting zoo


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 20134 Students Graduate From DARE Progamby Jeff LysiakOn May 8, The Sanibel School hosted the annual DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program culmination ceremony, with 36 fifth grade students making the pledge to live a drug-free life. The luncheon and program attended by parents, grandparents and siblings was hosted by Sanibel School Resource Officer Kurt Schulte as well as teachers Amy Holik and Mary Beth Clauss. Graduates of the 2013 DARE program include Alayna Aracri, Daisy Arensman, Cameron Ashton, May Babcock, Riley Baugh, Megan Carrigan, Knox Deal, Austin Desiderio-Taub, Taylor Fox, Stevie Gorka, Hayley Halski, Spencer Hobbs, Grace Ireland, Sarah Jarlowe, Avery Johnson, Geovanny Marquez, Andrew McCallion, Savannah Nippa, Christian Reim, Clay Robison, Caitlin Ross, Carley Ross, Katelyn Ryan, Isabella Sbarra-Michelland, Daniel Shuster, William Strange, Samantha Strickland, Ashley Thibaut, Tyler Ulrich, Allison Van Olst, Hugo Von Wowern, Teddy Waite, Mya Wesley, Walker White, Brooke Yelenich and Peyton Yelenich. Following lunch, the program began with the Pledge of Allegiance by Sarah Jarlowe and introductions by Schulte. Samantha Strickland then read her award-winning essay on what the DARE program means to her. Finally, Schulte, Holik and Clauss handed out the DARE certificates to each graduate. To close the ceremony, a PowerPoint presentation of photographs of each DARE participant, along with a variety of pledges including I promise not to use cigarettes, alcohol and drugs and I will make wise decisions in my life was shown on a giant screen while the song Lean On Me played over the loudspeakers. Included at the end of the presentation was an image of Holik and Clauss, which drew a huge ovation from the students, The Sanibel Schools fifth grade class became the latest group to fulfill the DARE program pledge on May 8, vowing to live a dr ug-free life photos by Jeff Lysiak Island Winds CoiffuresHAIR SALON FOR WOMEN & MEN 695 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Promenade 472-2591"Let us Pamper You!"LINDA MARISA JEANNE JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE FEATURING FACIAL THREADING BY JOSEPHINE( b btnf) NEW CUSTOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!Featuring Manicures Pedicures Cuts Color Perms Tahitian Gardens, Sanibel 239-395-5353www.SynergySportswear.com 1628 Periwinkle Way 472-2893 Heart of the Islands, SanibelOpen Daily www.threecraftyladies.com Make It & Take It Bead Bracelet Every Thursday $4.75Ask about our Sewing Machine Rental Program! Tropical Fabrics Tropical Fabrics Novelty Yarn Novelty Yarn Quilting Notions Quilting Notions Beads Beads Scrapbook Scrapbook Papers Papers Childrens Crafts Childrens Crafts Art Supplies Art Supplies Shell Crafts Gifts Shell Crafts Gifts Find us on WE WILL PAY YOUR TOLL!!!Spend $55 and bring us your toll receipt for a full refund! CLASSIC SCENIC UNDISCOVEREDCUBAN Culture, Art & MusicPlease Call: Leigh Klein for details at ALL WAYS TRAVEL ALL WAYS TRAVEL 239.472.3171 239.472.3171An Af liate of Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc. Member of Signature Travel Network CUBA CUBA Supplying the islands with ART and Fine Framing for over 13 years. Thank You to our loyal customers. 630 Tarpon Bay Rd(near the Over Easy Cafe)Summer Hours : Monday thru Saturday 10am to 4pmwww.sanibelartandframe.com 239-395-1350


5 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013along with one final statement: Losers make excuses. Winners make commitments. Which one will you choose? Samantha Strickland reads her awardwinning essay Mary Beth Clauss, Samantha Strickland and Amy Holik, with flowers presented to the teachers from the fifth grade class The DARE culmination ceremony was hosted by resource officer Kurt Schulte and teachers Amy Holik and Mary Beth Clauss Officer Kurt Schulte congratulates DARE graduate Ashley Thibaut State Legislator To Meet With RepublicansThe next meeting of the SanibelCaptiva Republican Caucus, which is open to the public, will be on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. in Room #4 of the Sanibel Library on Dunlop Road. State Legislator Ray Rodrigues, representing District 76 in the Florida House of Representatives, which includes Sanibel and Captiva, is the scheduled speaker. He will give a briefing on the recently concluded 2013 session of the Florida Legislature. Regardless of your party affiliation, or non-affiliation, this is a prime opportunity to meet your representative, ask questions and find out whats going on in the state. Call Robb Moran at 472-9035 if you have any questions or would like to find out more about the Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus. Fitzenhagen To Be Featured SpeakerFlorida State Representative Heather Fitzenhagen will be the featured speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Fort Myers Republican Womens Club on Tuesday, May 21. She will discuss actions taken during the 2013 Legislature and will take questions from the audience. The public is invited to attend the luncheon and the program being held at The Helm Club, The Landings in South Fort Myers. A social hour begins at 11:15 a.m. The noon lunch, business meeting and program will follow. The luncheon cost is $16 per person. Reservations are required by Thursday, May 16 and may be made by contacting Tina Laurie at 489-4701. The Fort Myers Republican Womens Club is affiliated with the Florida Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women. Additional information about the club may be obtained by contacting the president, Gaile Anthony, at 292-5212. Chef Nikkis Gourmet Vegan Take Out! Fresh Certi ed Organic Produce Wide Selection of Gluten Free and Vegan Products Highest Quality Supplements & Nutraceuticals THE ONLY HEALTH FOOD STORE THE ONLY HEALTH FOOD STORE ON THE ISLAND! ON THE ISLAND! Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar Organic Juice & Smoothie Bar Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 4-6pm all juice bar drinks 50% off! Healthy Happy Hour every Friday 4-6pm all juice bar drinks 50% off! Located at: 2330 Palm Ridge Road, Suite 9 239-472-4499Visit our website at: www.thesanibelsprout.com join us on Facebook Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am-5pm Wed., Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm Mon., Tues., Thur. 10am-5pm Wed., Fri. 10am-6pm Sat. 10am-1pm 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


INSIDE CITY HALL Independently Owned And Operated COPYRIGHT 2013 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 WritersKimberley Berisford 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 Tanya Hochschild Jane Vos Hogg Shirley Jewell Audrey Krienen Patricia Molloy Cindy Malszycki Marge Meek Capt. Matt Mitchell Gerri Reaves Ph.D. Di Saggau Karen L. Semmelman Jeanie Tinch Mark Bird Westall PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED WITH LOW-RUB, SOYBEAN INK Co-PublishersLorin Arundel & Ken RasiAdvertising George BeleslinGraphic Arts & ProductionAnn Ziehl Sarah Crooks Kris SeeReportersAnne Mitchell Jeff LysiakISLAND SUN MAY 17, 20136 Real Estate Office Is Zoned For Residenceby Anne MitchellA building on Causeway Boulevard that has operated as a real estate office since 1974, before Sanibel incorporated, is actually zoned for a single family home. That was a surprise to planning commission members on Tuesday when the owner applied for an amendment that would allow the property to continue as a non-conforming use. The property is under contract with a buyer who wants to keep it as a real estate office, according to Tim Murty, attorney for the prospective buyer, whose name was not disclosed. The commission voted 5-0, with Chuck Ketteman and Holly Smith absent, to authorize city planners to prepare a resolution calling for the repeal of the old one and to draft a new ordinance for consideration at their May 28 meeting. Amendments require approval from the city council before going into effect. According to a staff report, after Sanibel incorporated, the subsequent 1976 land use plan removed the structure from the commercial zoning maps. In 1982, as part of a request to build a 600-square-foot addition to the building, the owner obtained an amendment that allowed the addition to be constructed subject to conditions that included the existing use is required to revert, on or after July 6, 2007, to a permitted use in the zone in which it is located, if damaged in excess of 50 percent of the fair market value or replacement cost, whichever is lower, or if it remains vacant for 12 months or more. The office has stood vacant for some time. Planning Director Jim Jordan, answering questions from commissioners, said staff and the buyer of the sunset provision and staff recommends repeal of the ordinance. Jordan said he wasnt with the city at the time of the sunset provision, but assumed it was done to prevent the commercial district from growing on the approach to the island. Furthermore, the property which is located next door to the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center has never been used as a residence. Attorney Richard Collman represented the owner, Charles O. Howey, at the sworn hearing. Under the proposed new ordinance, staff recommends several conditions including: There may be a change of tenant, ownership or management of the nonconforming office use on the subject property, provided there is no change in the nature, character, size or intensity of use; The nonconforming office use shall not be enlarged upon, expanded, intensified or extended; Following substantial damage to the building by a natural disaster, the office may continue if is built back subject to the conditions and limitations contained in the Sanibel Code; and Subject to some exceptions, the existing structure shall not be improved, enlarged, extended, moved or structurally altered. The real estate office at 1177 Causeway Boulevard, next to the Chamber of CommerceJoin The Counselor In Training ProgramThe City of Sanibel Counselor In Training (C.I.T.) Program is an exciting junior level personal development and leadership opportunity for teenagers entering 9th and 10th grade that are interested in volunteering with children in a recreational day camp setting. This is a special leadership program designed to prepare teens to become a camp counselor. C.I.T. students will gain valuable work experience, compression only CPR certification, earn community service hours and required school credit all while making new friends. The Sanibel Recreation Departments Summer Day Camp is a traditional 10-week day camp which will run from Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, August 2. There is an application that must be completed and returned to the City of Sanibel Recreation Department for review and approval. The application can be picked up at the Sanibel Recreation Center front desk. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com.


7 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 From page 1Sea Turtle ProtectionParticipation in the program is voluntary. Anything that helps preserve Sanibels natural resources is something that not only the Island Inn is interested in, but our guests will participate in as well, said Chris Davison, general manager of the Island Inn. Our guests have been very vigilant, not leaving things out on the beach at night and making sure the turtles have a clear path. Participating hotels and locations on the islands thus far include the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, Island Inn, Casa Ybel Resort, Jensens Twin Palm Marina & Resort, Kona Kai, Parrots Nest Motel and Tween Waters Inn. In addition, the activity books and educational brochures are available inside the education center at Ding Darling. To participate in the Saving Sea Turtles program or for additional information, contact DDWS intern Jess Shelton or summer intern Amber Walden at 4721100. How You Can Help Sea Turtles Keep lights near the beaches off or shielded from May through October. Artificial lighting from buildings or flashlights confuses nesting females and hatchlings. Disoriented by light, baby turtles wander away from the water and die. Keep the beach and water free of litter. Sea turtle deaths have been due to trash such as balloons, plastic bags, and styrofoam mistaken for food. Remove furniture and other items from the beach at night. These obstacles may cause a female turtle to return to the water without laying her eggs. They may also block a hatchlings route to the water causing it to remain on the beach and dehydrate. Stay clear of sea turtles and any marked nesting areas. It is a federal offense to disturb or interfere with a nest. It is also illegal to disturb a nesting turtle with lights or noise. It is against the law to have in your possession eggs or any part of a turtle, such as skull, bones, or carapace or to retain any threatened or endangered sea turtle hatchlings. Honor the leash law. All dogs on the beach must be on a leash and cannot be allowed to disturb nesting turtles or hatchlings. If you find lost hatchlings, call the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at 472-2329 and a licensed volunteer will pick up the turtles. In the meantime, place them in a dry container with a little moist sand in the bottom and hold them in a shaded area. If you see a stranded turtle, check to see if there are orange marks painted on its shell. If so, this stranding has already been reported to the SCCFs sea turtle program. If this is a new stranding, call Sea Turtle Coordinator Amanda Bryant at 470-3360, Monday through Friday. On weekends, report the stranding to the Sanibel Police at 472-3111.Source: SCCF New Session Of Tai Chi Class OfferedA new session of the Tai Chi class with Dr. Marc Rowe will be offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center on Mondays, beginning on May 20th. The multi-level Tai Chi class will be held at 1:00 p.m. Cost for the six week session is $40 for Sanibel Recreation Center members and $50 for non-members. Space is limited so early registration is advised. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese form of soft-style martial art exercise that is based on slow, fluid movements. Dr. Marc Rowes instruction focuses on maintaining ones center of gravity while improving flexibility and muscle tone. Tai Chi is an excellent way to reduce stress and generate mental calmness and clarity. Participants are encouraged to wear loose fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit their website at www.mysanibel.com. Share your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com TRUST As the largest independent Trust Company in Southwest Florida, we combine personal service with world class investment management to create a superior client experience. Founded in 2001, we maintain the highest standards of safety and soundness. Client portfolios are separately managed and individually tailored to your total return, cash ow, and legacy needs. Experience the benets of private wealth management.Wealth Management | Trust Administration | Estate PlanningYour nancial future should rest in the hands of a company with the integrity and experience to preserve and grow your assets. sancaptrustco.com The 16-page coloring book features sea turtle facts, puzzles and word search games for kids


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9 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 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.Mark West Pinot Noir 750 ml. $12.99 Sterling Napa Sauvignon Blanc 750 ml. $10.99 Masciarelli Montepulciano 750 ml. $9.99J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ml. Reg. $16.99 SALE $14.99Crown Royal 750 ml. Reg. $27.99 SALE $24.99 Johnnie Walker Red 750 ml. Reg. $25.99 SALE $20.99 Tanqueray Gin 750 ml. Reg. $24.99 SALE $20.99 Jose Cuervo 750 ml. $20.99 Walk-in HumidorGreat Selection of Cigars and Accessories One of the Best Selections of Domestic and Imported Wines on the West CoastBest Liquor Selection on the IslandsSpecial Orders and Case Discounts THEYour One-Stop for WINE SPIRITS LIQUEURS CIGARS GIFT ITEMS YourOne-Stopfor GROG SHOP 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 Center 4 Life ProgramsSanibel Fit 4 Life is the motto at Center 4 Life. All ages are welcome. Island Seniors, Inc. members may attend fitness classes held at the Center 4 Life, 2401 Library Way, by presenting a coupon. Booklets of 12 coupons can be purchased at the center; cost is $42, or buy three coupons for $10.50. Cash or checks to the City of Sanibel are accepted. Members of the City of Sanibel Recreation Center must show their membership cards to attend. Happy Hour Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. with Sandi McDougall. Format is 45 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of balance, core strength and flexibility exercises. Essential Total Fitness Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Cardio, muscle strengthening and flexibility training with hand weights, stretch cords, chairs and stability balls. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Power Hour Fitness Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights, stretch cords and stability balls, along with mats, are used to strengthen your muscles. Improve core strength and balance. Mahnaz Bassiri is the instructor. Gentle Yoga with Kris Brown Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and strengthen while improving flexibility, proper alignment and circulation. Mats are used to meet the needs of varying experience levels. Bring a towel. Tuesday Kayaking May 21, June 4 and 18, 8:30 a.m. There is space for 16 people on eight two-person kayaks and unlimited space for those who own their own kayaks. Kayaks, paddles and life jackets provided. Bring water, a small snack, change of clothing, sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses and a hat. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Stop by the center to sign up. Games: (All game times changed to 12:30 p.m.) Bridge 12:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Hand & Foot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday Mahjongg 12:30 p.m. Thursday Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for non-members. Prizes are awarded. Watercolor with Bea Pappas Fridays, 12:30 to 3 p.m. beginning June 7. If you have some painting experience and would like to work from a still life or photo, this class is for you. Cost is $20 per session for members and $25 for non-members. Page Turners with Ann Rodman Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m. Book discussion on A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith. Computer Classes Picasa with Patty June 25 and 26 at 1 p.m. Still have all those photos on your PC or in the camera? Its time to get some printed out or shared in a slideshow. Four hours of your time and you can start getting those treasured memories organized. Class size limited to six. Cost is $60 for members, $90 for non-members, due at signup. Bring your camera, cable, memory card, card reader and 10 to 12 photos. Samples photos will also be available. Spring cleaning? Remember the fall Trash and Treasures sale. The center is accepting donations. Please, no clothes, shoes or TVs. Call 472-5743 for details on programs or stop by to register. Three New Beach Projects Starting This Summer Lee County is launching three beach nourishment projects this summer thanks in part to federal funding that came early to the county because of last summers Tropical Storm Debby. Among the projects: Captiva and northern Sanibel: 6.4 miles of beaches from Redfish Pass to Bowmans Beach will be nourished. Local partner Captiva Erosion Prevention District will work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Lee County Natural Resources. Federal and state dollars will cover about 50 percent of the projects $21 million cost. Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed by years end. Gasparilla Island/Boca Grande: 3.1 miles of shoreline from 17th Street to Boca Grande Pass will be nourished. The corps, DEP and Lee County Natural Resources will handle the $10.5 million project, with 79 percent of the funding coming from the state and federal government. Work is expected to span Labor Day to Thanksgiving. Lovers Key and Bonita Beach: a mile at Bonita Beach and a mile at Lovers Key State Park will be put under the same project, which is being done by the DEP, Lee County and the City of Bonita Springs. Combining projects is estimated to save taxpayers $1 million; total cost will be about $5.2 million, with work starting in September and ending in early 2014. The three new projects were in the planning phase when in June 2012 Tropical Storm Debby brought storm surge and high waves to Lee Countys shoreline for three days. It caused extensive damage to dunes and the high-beach area. Documentation of the impact was used to expedite project schedules and justify increased federal and state funding. Additionally, a $1 million Blind Pass project has just been completed. The pass straddles the north end of Sanibel and south tip of Captiva and was dredged for environmental purposes. The dredged sand was used to nourish a half mile of critically eroded shoreline on northern Sanibel. DEP and Lee County handled the project, with nearly 20 percent of funds coming from the state. Taking care of its beaches is a priority for Lee County, which has 4.7 million visitors a year. Nourishment projects such as these ensure the beauty of the beaches, as well as their environmental health for protected species such as sea turtles and nesting shorebirds.


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201310 CHILDRENS EDUCATION CHILDRENS EDUCATION CENTER OF THE ISLANDS CENTER OF THE ISLANDS350 Casa Ybel Road, Sanibel Island Celebrating 39 Years Celebrating 39 Years of Dedication to Education of Dedication to Education FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN LIMITED SPACE IS AVAILABLE FOR AGES 2 5 YEARS OLD FLORIDA VOLUNTARY FLORIDA VOLUNTARY PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER PREKINDERGARTEN PROVIDER CONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR CONTACT: JANA YATES, DIRECTOR(239) 472-4538Se habla Espaol Olde Sanibel Shoppes 630 Tarpon Bay Road239.395.1464 Sanibel Island Sanibels Love That Dress! Collection PartyGather up one or more new or gently used dress(es) and join The Royal Shell Companies for their annual Love That Dress! dress collection party to benefit PACE-Lee. The party will be held at The Village Shops, 2340 Periwinkle Way, on Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. PACE is a 501(c)3 organization and works with young women between the ages of 12 and 18 living in at-risk situations. PACE provides guidance and educational opportunities providing them with a path to a successful life. This years party includes light fare and beverages courtesy of The Prawnbroker Group, music by Robert McDonald New Beginnings Events DJ, raffle items donated by Sanibel merchants, exhibition dances and a group dance lesson by Enchanted Ballroom Dancing. Raffle tickets are five for $20, items valued less than $100; or one for $20, items over $100. All raffle proceeds benefit PACE. Admission is one or more new or gently used dress (beach to bridal are accepted). Donors will receive a discount dinner voucher for later that evening at Matzaluna, The Italian Kitchen. A portion of dinner proceeds benefit PACE. The dresses collected will be included in the Love That Dress! event on August 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Estero, which is open to the public. All proceeds benefit PACE. Last year, Sanibel played a large part in the more than $130,000 raised at the main event. For more information, contact Barb Harrington at 229-4267 or Barb.h@royalshell.com. Some of the attendees at last years Love That Dress! event on Sanibel Sample of raffle items merchants donate for the party Wendy Humphrey and Fred Newman


11 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 June Meeting Of Lee Republican WomenThe next dinner meeting of the Lee Republican Women Federated will be held on Monday, June 10 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. The guest speaker will be Heather Fitzenhagen, Florida House of Representative District 78. Cost is $20 per person, all inclusive. A cash bar will be available. To make reservations, call 432-9389 or email cindylignelli222@gmail.com. For more information, contact Michele Duryea via email at michelemduryea@embarqmail. com or call 280-7653. If you know this guy, wish him a Happy 60th Birthday on May 19! Happy Birthday Ken Colter Scholarships Open To High School GradsThe Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club is offering two four-year college scholarships. This brings the number of current Optimist Club scholarships to six. Each scholarship is $1,250 per year ($5,000 total). The competition is open to all 2013 graduating seniors in Lee County. Applications are available at most Lee County high schools (see your guidance counselor) and online at www.sancapoptimist.org. For more information, call Stan Howard at 472-0836. Scholarship applications must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, June 12,. The scholarship committee plans to make the final selections a few weeks later. Academic records, financial need, extracurricular activities, civic/community service records and references are integral parts of the selection criteria. The application package gives exact procedures. Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy & Pilates Phone # 239-395-5858 7am-9pm 7 days a week (Summer hours vary) 239-395-1919 Administrative Of ces & Classrooms Phone # 239-472-9700 Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park Conveniently located on Periwinkle Way across from Sanibel Community Park To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201312 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 Services every Sunday 11 a.m. 11580 Chapin Lane on Captiva. 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:8 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 Sunday Worship Services: 7:45 a.m. Chapel Service, 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 Masses 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. Communion Service Mon. and Tues. 8:30 a.m. Confession first Saturday of the month 9 a.m. by appointment. Holy Days call ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 2304 Periwinkle Way between the Bean and Baileys, 472-2173 Rev. Dr. Ellen Sloan, Rector www.saintmichaels-sanibel.org Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (PreK-gr.5) at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Potluck Supper 1st Wednesday of the month 6:30 p.m. Morning Prayer Tuesdays at 9 a.m. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS OF THE ISLANDS: Meets on the first Sunday of each month from December through April at the Sanibel Congregational Church, 2050 Periwinkle Way at 5 p.m. A pot luck is held at a members home on the third Sunday of each month. For more information call 433-4901 or email ryi139@aol.com. WILLIAM DAVID MACNULTYWilliam David MacNulty, 82, of Sanibel passed away peacefully with family on Sunday, April 28, 2013. He was a native of Towanda, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served as a Marine Aviator. He retired after 31 years as a pilot for Northwest Airlines. He is survived by his wife, Frances; sons, Bill Jr. and wife, LeAnn, David and wife, Kippy; grandchildren, Christopher Hussey, Kailey MacNulty and Reed MacNulty. He was predeceased by his daughter, Jennifer Hussey and his sisters, Ki and Mary. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28 at St. Isabel Catholic Church on Sanibel. Family and friends may sign the guest register and leave a condolence message by visiting www.dignifiedcremations.com. OBITUARY JUNE HIRSCHHAUT DERONCKJune Hirschhaut DeRonck, 66, of Sanibel, Florida and Hartford, Connecticut, died on May 10, 2013 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford after a courageous two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. June was born in Hartford to Sanford H. and Jean (Herrmann) Hirschhaut. June was a 1965 graduate of Windsor High School. After raising her children, she began a new career as a nurse, and earned her BSN from St. Joseph College in 1999. Her nursing career was marked by her kindness and compassion for her patients, their families and her coworkers. She retired from active nursing in 2010 and relocated to her beloved Sanibel Island with her husband of 44 years, Henry, and her faithful companion Yorkshire terrier, Oliver. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Jay DeRonck and his wife Nicole of Hartford, and Heather DeRonck and her husband Bryan VanArsdale of Philadelphia. She also leaves her father Sanford Hirschhaut of Peabody, Massachusetts and three siblings; Nancy Kapsten of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Marjorie DiGalbo of Marlborough, Connecticut, and William Hirschaut of Peabody, Massachusetts, and their families; and, of course, her beloved Oliver. June lived her life with grace, dignity, and courage and then there was that wonderful smile. June and her family wish to thank all the individuals who cared for her during her struggle with cancer, both in Connecticut and Florida, and all the friends and acquaintances who offered help and support. It was greatly appreciated. Calling hours will be at Junes Hartford home on Thursday and Friday, May 16 and 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends will also gather at Junes Hartford home on Saturday, May 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Saint Francis Hospital Palliative Care Program (www. stfranciscare.org/PalliativeCare) or to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (www.sccf.org). For online condolences, visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com. OBITUARY Iron Chef Winner Sal Velez invites you to try one of his award winning specials and a wood red pizza! THE ITALIAN KITCHEN Fresh SEAFOOD Entr ees Daily Veal, Chicken, Pasta & PizzaFEATURING SANIBELS ORIGINAL WOOD FIRED PIZZA OVEN Present this ad and be seated before 5:30 p.m. and we will deduct $2.50 OFFEvery Adult Dinner Entree At MatzalunaNot valid on Wine Wednesdays or with any other coupon. Expires 5/24/13 1200 Periwinkle Way (1/2 Mile west of the Causeway)472-1998 Serving 7 Days from 4:30 9:30 HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR4:30-7 PM WINE WEDNESDAYS WINE WEDNESDAYS$8 OFF All Bottles $25 and up all Evening MUSIC LESSONSJennifer ValiquettePrivate Instruction on Piano, Saxophone, & Flute Sanibel and Fort MyersPhone: 239-989-7799 Web: wwww.sanibelschoolofmusic.weebly.comShare your community news with us. Call 395-1213, Fax: 395-2299or email press@islandsunnews.com


13 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Zonta Club Hosts Regional MeetingEach spring, the six Zonta clubs in Area 6 (Sarasota to Naples) join forces for an educational meeting to focus on Zonta initiatives and share ideas. This year, the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva had the honor of serving as host club. More than 40 Zontians, representing all six clubs, gathered recently in the auditorium of The Community House for an all-day session covering such topics as leadership, advocacy, strategies for membership growth and fund-raising, and the Zonta Foundation, which distributes funds worldwide to organizations that support womens health, education and safety. A buffet lunch was provided by Baileys Catering service. In attendance were Tami Page, District 11 Governor (Area 6 is part of this District which comprises more than 40 clubs in the southeast U.S.), who hails from Dothan, Alabama, and Susan Scribner, Area 6 Director, from the Zonta Club of Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte. A presentation by Nancy Lawrence of the Sarasota Club highlighted a Zonta International initiative, Zonta Says No, aimed at reducing violence against women. The Area 6 clubs confirmed they will collaborate on a campaign to raise awareness, beginning with Monday, November 25, when all members will wear orange ribbons to show their support for this vital issue. For more information, visit www.zonta.org. The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva is a service organization of professional women working together to provide hands-on assistance, advocacy and funds to strengthen womens lives on the islands, in Lee County and around the world through Zonta International. The club is a shining star in District 11, contributing the largest sum annually in dollars raised (during the annual A Peek at the Unique) and having won several times the coveted Governors Cup, awarded for best achievements in service, advocacy and membership retention. For additional information, visit www. zontasancap.com. Captiva Memorial Library Temporary Hours Beginning May 21, Captiva Memorial Library hours will temporarily change due to remodeling and construction. Hours will be: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, call 533-4890 or go to www. leelibrary.net. From left, Doris Larson, Zonta Foundation Ambassador for District 11; Kris Ritts, President-elect for Zonta Sanibel-Captiva; Tami Page, District 11 Governor; Orlene Shimberg, President, Sanibel-Captiva; and Susan Scribner, Area 6 Director Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


14 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 From page 1Sea Turtle Release2012. They stay at CROW for an average of 45 days per admission. The only facility on the Gulf coast between Sarasota and the Florida Keys that is licensed to provide medical care to sea turtles, CROW operates three outdoor tanks and can accommodate about four to six turtles simultaneously, depending on the animals size. The most common reasons sea turtles arrive at CROW include boat strikes or other trauma, brevetoxicosis (from red tide exposure), loggerhead anemia syndrome and fishing line or net entanglement. CROWs sea turtle program is funded in part by a grant from the Sea Turtle Grants Program. The Sea Turtle Grants Program is funded from proceeds from the sale of the Florida Sea Turtle License Plate. Learn more online at www.helpingseaturtles.org. Paul Tritaik, refuge manager at JN Ding Darling NWR, prepares to release the fully recovered Kemps ridley back to its natural habitat Sea Turtle Nesting StatisticsSea turtle nesting is under way. Following is a three-year comparison. As of May 10, 2013: Sanibel East 0 nests, 0 false crawls* Sanibel West 2 nests, 3 false crawls Captiva 1 nest, 1 false crawl As of May 10, 2012: Sanibel East 2 nest, 3 false crawl Sanibel West 9 nests, 19 false crawls Captiva 12 nests, 6 false crawls As of May 10, 2011: Sanibel East 0 nests, 3 false crawls Sanibel West 8 nests, 8 false crawls Captiva 1 nest, 0 false crawls False crawl: a failed nesting attempt. If you have questions or would like to know more about sea turtles on Sanibel, contact seaturtle@sccf.org or call the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) Sea Turtle Office at 472-2329 ext. 228. Photo of one of the first sea turtle nests of the year Complete Do-It Yourself B oa t P a rt s St o r e Marine Tradin g Pos t 15600 S an C arlos Blvd, Un i t 170, Ft M y ers ( Bes i de B ig Lots ) C all 437-7475 A dd iti o n al L oca ti o n s : 1156 N. Tamiami Trail in North Fort M y er s C all 997-5777 2397 Davis Blvd in Naple s C all 793-5800 H ou r s: 8am -5:30pm Mon-Sa t $ 99. 95 Sta i n l ess Stee l Power Coate d W hi te Due l Trumpet Horn B i m i n i To p $ 199 Large Se l ect i on o f Steer i n g W h ee ls


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201316 Sanibel resident Tony Halvatzes landed this 100-pound tarpon off Knapps Point while fishing with local guide Clarence Reed. Halvatzes landed a total of three tarpon, all of which were quickly released back into the Gulf. Fish Caught Tony Halvatzes with his tarpon catchLes Boyle caught a sailfish while out tarpon hunting with Kevin Vertesch on May 11. He was using a live threadfin and thought it was a mackerel that hit, until it jumped. This was his first sailfish off the coast of Sanibel, which is a rare occurence. The fishermen estimated it at 60 pounds. The fish was photographed and carefully released. In addition to the sailfish, Boyle and Vertesch caught Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, bonita, a bar jack, cobia and amberjack. Boyle said, It was one of those great days on the water. Les Boyle holding a sailfish caught off Sanibel on May 11 ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut res shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs burgers freshcut fries shakes ice cream chick wings hot dogs Shakes 1528 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL 472-8686OPEN 11 AM 9 PMChar-grilled Natural Casing Hot Dogs Fresh Cut Fries Juicy Hand Patted Burgers Thick MilkshakesPIZZA IS HERE!The original one & only established in 1998 Island PawsA Very Unique Pet Shop! Just Three Doors DownHeres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch Serving Breakfast All DAY, Every Day!Youll always find something special at the Over Easy Cafe.Outdoor & Indoor Dining Breakfast & Lunch Scan To Go Online Like us on Heres whats cooking for Breakfast & Lunch Mike Stamm of Sanibel caught and released a 25-inch, nine-pound snook at Blind Pass on May 11. Fish Caught Mike Stamm holding a snook Fish CaughtLogan Hill, 7 years old, caught a snook on 10-pound test line using live pilchard in about 18-inches of water. He was standing on a sand bar at low tide just off shore in front of White Caps Cottages. He was fishing around 6:30 p.m. with his grandfather, Tom Hill. Logan Hill with his grandfather, Tom Hill, and his snook catch Fish Caught


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ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201318 Ding Darling Summer Programs Begin May 21There will be more than ever to do at JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island this summer. With support from the Southwest Florida Community Foundations Arts and Attractions Grant and Ding Darling Wildlife SocietyFriends of the Refuge (DDWS), an expanded calendar of programs runs from May 21 to August 15. With the temporary closing of Wildlife Drive for repaving and other improvements from May 20 until October, we put our heads together to develop enough activities to keep visitors busy and natureengaged throughout the summer break, said Ranger Becky Wolff, refuge education specialist. Besides these programs, visitors will have access to the free Education Center, Tarpon Bay Recreation Area water activities, free Bailey Tract trails, and the beach at Perry Tract all summer long. Access to Indigo Trail and the soon-to-open Childrens Education Boardwalk will be by special tour only on designated days. Tarpon Bay Explorers (www.tarponexplorers.com) will continue its nature cruise, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding tours and fishing charters summer-long. Starred (*) listings entail a fee and require pre-registration at 472-8900; the rest are free and require no registration. Family Beach Walk, every Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m.: Back by popular demand, the program convenes at Gulfside City Park for a one-hour exploration of the refuges gulf-front Perry Tract. (City parking fees apply.) *NEW! Estuary Exploratory Tram, every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m.: Join a Tarpon Bay Explorers naturalist as you explore the estuary with seine and dip nets. Search the tidal zone for live shells, sea stars, crabs, fish and more on this 90-minute excursion. Fee: $13 adults and $8 children includes roundtrip transportation from the Education Center parking lot. *NEW! Biking the Indigo Trail Tour, every Monday at 10 a.m.: Travel to the main refuge entrance and then along the Indigo Trail on bikes with a Tarpon Bay Explorers naturalist to learn about refuge ecology, history and wildlife. The 90-minute tour will include a break to walk the brand-new Childrens Education Boardwalk. Meet at Tarpon Bay Explorers. Fee: $5 adults, $4 children ($10 per person half-day bike rental available). Indigo Trail Hike, every Sunday, Thursday and Saturday at 10 a.m.: Join refuge naturalists as they lead a one-hour tour identifying and discussing the ecosystems plants, animals, birds and reptiles fun for adults and children alike. Have an opportunity to explore the brand-new Childrens Education Boardwalk. Bring water and bug spray. Meet at the flagpole in front of the Education Center. NEW! Bailey Tract Tour, every Tuesday and Friday at 10 a.m.: Naturalists will lead you on a one-hour walk through the freshwater, spartina marsh ecosystem of the refuges Bailey Tract. Learn about the wildflowers, birds and other plants and wildlife. Meet in the Bailey Tract parking lot. Reading in the Refuge, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 11 a.m.: Attendees of each 45-minute reading-and-crafts session learn about a specific refuge animal. Meet in the Education Center Classroom. Natural Wonders, every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1 p.m.: What makes a bird a bird? Why is a manatee called a sea cow? Is it a crocodile or alligator? Find the answers to these questions and more as you join a naturalist in exploring the refuges unique ecosystem. Geared for adults and children, this 30-minute program meets in the Education Center Classroom. NEW! Oh Scat! & Animal Tracks, every Friday at 1 p.m.; Whose scat is that? What makes those tracks? Learn about the wondrous world of animal tracking from a refuge naturalist in this fun, 30-minute interactive program in the Education Center Classroom. *NEW! Bunche Beach Exploration Tram, every Wednesday and Friday around low tide (times TBA): Join a Tarpon Bay Explorers naturalist for this 90-minute excursion to see and identify an excellent variety of shorebirds. Some seashore exploration is also included. Fee: $13 adults, $8 children, includes roundtrip transportation from the Education Center parking lot. For more information on the refuge summer programs, call 472-1100 ext. 236 or visit www.dingdarlingsociety.org. Artists Work At Holocaust MuseumProminent Sanibel artist Myra Roberts is exhibiting pieces of her Anne Frank collection at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. More than a dozen of her startling pieces of Anne Frank and her life in Nazi-era Europe are on display at the museum. The exhibit opened on May 1 and will be available for viewing though July 28. The Holocaust Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, go to www.flholocaustmuseum.org. Roberts has spent nearly three years creating almost 50 pieces depicting the innocence and joy that was ultimately lost in Anne Franks young life during the Holocaust. Each finely detailed piece gives viewers a peek inside the life and soul of one of the worlds most recognized Holocaust victims. Anne Frank, who is widely known for her diary she kept detailing hers and families life while hiding in an attic from the Nazis, is the focus for Roberts social commentary on intolerance and bigotry still plaguing the world today. The exhibit is called Faces of Anne Frank: Past and Present. The Anne Frank collection is part of an overall program called Project Tolerance. The program created by Roberts and award-winning Fort Myers journalist Ella Nayor is aimed at curbing intolerance and and hatred in society. Nayor authored Faces of Tolerance: Everyone Counts. The lives of Southwest Florida Holocaust survivors, and people marginalized today, are detailed in the book. A short documentary, Project Tolerance, shown and noted in the 2013 Fort Myers Film Festival, is shown to community organizations, colleges and grade schools. The women are motivated to let their grassroots movement endorsed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton grow and flourish in hopes of creating greater self-awareness and compassion in the world. This project culminates 30-years of work for Roberts, a successful and wellknown vintage artist. Art that raises that raises consciousness in the people of the world today is vital, Roberts said. My hope is that through this project we can make the world a better place to live. A catalog of Robertss work and Nayors book Faces of Tolerance: Everyone Counts is available. For more information, visit www.projecttolerance. com. New refuge programs include Tarpon Bay Explorers tram tours to Bunche Beach and causeway estuaries Super Duper Grouper! Super Duper Grouper! Straight from the Docks! 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19 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013Birds Eye ViewAre Snakes Really That Dangerous?by Mark Bird WestallSo, most of the snakes you see on Sanibel will probably not be very dangerous to humans. However, since some of the local snakes will mimic the dangerous ones and all four of the venomous species of snakes in Florida could occasionally find their way onto the island, it is best to keep your eyes open. With so much natural habitat preserved here, you are going to bump into a snake every once in a while. So buy a field guide about snakes and keep it handy around the house. Educate yourself and your family about what our snakes look like (especially the potentially dangerous ones). Teach your children or grandchildren to leave all snakes alone until they are properly identified, just like you teach them to look both ways before crossing the street. That does not seem to me to be such a difficult task, does it? Now, I have not really talked much about the eastern coral snake yet, but it is potentially dangerous and commonly seen on Sanibel. Ounce for ounce, their venom is some of the most harmful to humans, especially children. But the reality is they are very non-aggressive snakes and you almost have to let the snake chew on you awhile in order to receive much venom from a bite. But if you do see a brightly colored, banded snake around your home, theres a pretty good bet its a coral snake and you should be cautious and probably call SCCF or the refuge to help you with your situation. I have a modification of the old poem that helps me identify the coral Black-Yellow, Killer Fellow simple and to the point. If it has a black nose followed by a yellow band, its a coral. But I think it is even possible to live with coral snakes. I know Im crazy, but when I first moved to Sanibel, I lived in a ground level house on Southwinds Drive. I had a small, concrete stoop out the back door that I very rarely, ever used. But there was a coral snake that lived in a hole under the back stoop and it liked to sun right up on my back porch. Since I didnt go there very much, it wasnt a big deal. But even if I did go out the back door, all I had to do was look down at the back stoop when I opened the door and see if the snake was there sunning itself, or not. If it was there, I would tap on the back door until the snake would quickly crawl for cover. If it wasnt there, I went about my business. I didnt think that was such a great infringement on my well-being. Now, if Id had small children around, I would have had to be more cautious, but all I had to do to co-exist with that snake was keep my eyes open. I figured if I could live with the occasional danger of crossing Periwinkle Way every time I went to an Audubon meeting at the Community Association, I should be able to survive having a coral snake living in my backyard. Sanibel has too many other cool snakes (like the coach whip) to write about them now, but I have to mention one species that I get a kick out of every time I am lucky enough to see one on my mangrove wilderness canoe trips: the mangrove water snake. It is not a big snake and it is not venomous. If it is three feet long, it is a monster. It can rarely have an orange-ish color to it (called the red phase), but it is usually a dark brown or gray color. I tell my people that if they think they see two branches one sitting on top of the other look a little bit more closely at the branch on top, they might be seeing a mangrove water snake. What I find fascinating about this species of snake, however, is that if I can get close enough to it in the canoe without shaking the branches and scaring it away; the first thing I will do is reach over and pet it on its back! Then, it will raise its head up just like a cobra and I will put my finger under its chin and stroke it like a kitten. 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ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201320 The Month Of May Has It Allby Capt. Matt MitchellWhat a week this was, no matter what you wanted to catch. For inshore anglers, it was going on. From tarpon to snook, redfish and even big trout, it was all happening. Big daytime high tides had the redfish chewing along with the snook and calm mornings with super light wind made the perfect set-up for tarpon, which could be found in good numbers in all the usual places both bay and gulfside. While tarpon fishing in the bay this week with long-time client Jerry Raffa from Sea Isle City, New Jersey, we got on the best tarpon bite I have found so far this season. Having had Jerry out tarpon fishing several times without success due to the weather conditions, I was thrilled we had a slick calm morning and I had been on fish all week long. Within 15 minutes of anchoring up in a favorite middle sound deep sand hole, we were hooked up. Jerrys buddy from Stuart, Florida had the the first tarpon, roughly an 80-pounder, which was good for about a 25-minute fight. For the next hour or so, we jumped one more fish and had a couple of takes on live crabs that just never came tight on the hook. Right around 9 a.m., things really started to go off. The next tarpon hooked ate a cut chunk of cut mullet and made one huge jump while coming toward the boat. I was reeling as fast as humanly possible to pick up all the slack line before I handed off the rod. Right as the line came tight, the fish jumped again hitting the transom of the boat. The 120-pound-plus tarpons head was over the transom and if not for the motor and jack plate being in the way, it would have come inside. Our next hook-up was a 50-pounder, which came boatside within 15 minutes before the hook pulled out. These 50-pound fish are the perfect size tarpon as they jump high and often, along with the fact you are not in for an hour-long tug of war. Within 10 minutes of resetting the lines, we jumped another full sized, 150-pound-plus fish which, after two huge jumps, parted ways. Right around 10 a.m., we hooked again and had a leader touch on another roughly 50-pound tarpon, Jerrys first. By 11 a.m., it was all over. We had gone 2-for-6 and were heading for the dock. Now that is how I wish every tarpon trip went. This week, I also had a few trips that were not for tarpon. Redfish action on the big afternoon high tides was also happening. Southwest winds and a big high incoming tide is the ideal set up for redfishing. It was great to not have to go far from home as mangrove shorelines in the southern sound held some real bruiser reds up to 32 inches, along with good numbers of slotsized redfish for clients looking to take home a fresh fish dinner. Tail hooked medium to medium-large pinfish thrown up under the trees quickly got inhaled. If youre more of a cut bait red fisherman, grass flats in the mouth of the river just off the Miserable Mile were a good bet along with oyster bars in the middle sound. Reds up to 29 inches where caught with soaked chunk baits. Catch-and-release snook action was good this week, too. Sand potholes out from the mangroves and oyster bars on lower phases of the tide held lots of snook of all sizes along with some big gator trout up to and over 27 inches. Both shiners and pinfish did the trick for the snook but it was hard to beat throwing a few dozen stunned live shiners into a sandhole with the chum bat to see if the fish were hungry. If the snook popped, we would quickly throw a hooked shiner in for an instant hook up. Some of the bigger snook caught this week came while throwing pinfish under the trees for redfish during the higher tides. Snook action in the passes and on the beach is also picking up. With so much going on this week, its been awesome. My mornings have been spent tarpon fishing, then my afternoons chasing snook and reds. Simply put, May can be one of the most enjoyable months to guide here in Southwest Florida.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. Melissa Russell with a 26-inch redfish caught fishing with Capt. Matt Mitchell this week ISLAND MARINE SERVICES, INC. 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21 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 The historic Island Inn was the location for a rare junonia find by Michele Boim of Beachwood, Ohio. The junonia was found wedged in a pen shell in the surf. Boim was with a group that signed up for a shelling excursion. The excursion featured guided shelling on several beaches by Pam Rambo, a full day cruise to Cayo Costa and a private tour of the shell museum. Other treasures that were found included sharks eyes, horse conchs, shark teeth, lightening whelks, alphabet cones and tulips. Shell Found Michele Boim Bill, Marilyn and Buddy Nolte of Lebanon, Pennsylvania found an alphabet cone while staying at the Signal Inn on May 10. They said, We never tire of Sanibel. Our first trip was 31 years ago when we met here! Shell Found Bill, Marilyn and BuddyErica Fischer found this fighting conch on the beach at West Gulf Drive Access #6 while on vacation from Boulder, Colorado. Shell Found Erica Fischer with her shell find We Proudly Brew 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Fl 33957 Ph: 239.472.0606 www.SanibelIslandCow.com 3 95 7 7 P P P P P h h h h: h: 2 2 2 2 2 3 39 39 39 4 4 72 0 60 6 w ww S an ib el Is la nd Co w co m Tropical Outdoor Patio Seating Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow Get Crabby At The Cow with our Famous Stone Crabs1/2 lb & 1 lb. quantities Appetizers & Full Dinners Best Prices On The Planet Fun "new" Moo Wear for all ages Come Try our Come Try our NEW NEW Cowlicious Cowlicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials Sanibels Most Award Winning RestaurantServing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Snacks In-between Live Music! Outdoor Seating LIVE LIVE MUSIC MUSIC s s Always Fresh ...Always! ways! w w Always Fresh ...Always Fun! S erv i n A ..Always To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


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SOUNDS OF SUMMERIndividual Concerts$15Get your tickets today!visit shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-20672013 Shell Point. All rights reserved. ACT-750-13 The Summer Concert Series will be held in the Village Church Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. 2013Summer Concert Series Shell Point is located in Fort Myers, 2 miles before the Sanibel Causeway. THE NAPLESJAZZ ORCHESTRATuesday, June 11THESUNSHINE TRIOThursday, July 11THE BUZZSWEET ADELINES BARBERSHOP QUARTET Friday, August 9 Entire Series$35 A big band in the tradition of the legendary bands of jazz history like Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. Enjoy an evening of light classical and popular favorites with the sounds of the Sunshine Trio. Stop wondering what The Buzz is all about and come enjoy one of Sweet Adelines most entertaining groups! Turtle TracksLearn about the lifecycles and habits of sea turtles that nest on local beaches and what the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation is doing to protect them. Since 1992, SCCF sea turtle volunteers and staff have monitored every inch of Sanibel and Captiva beaches each morning from May 1 through October, looking for tracks to nests laid the night before or nests that have hatched. The next Turtle Tracks program will be held on Thursday, May 21 at 10 a.m. at the SCCF Nature Center. The program is free to SCCF members and children, and $5 for adults. Take a walk on the trails or visit the butterfly house following the program.Tank Talks On Tuesday, May 21 at 10 a.m., join an SCCF biologist for Tank Talks in the SCCF Nature Center. The SCCF Nature Center has educational ambassadors living in tanks. There is Indie the endangered Indigo snake, Jewel the Diamondback Terrapin, Happy the Florida snapping turtle, Salty the mangrove water snake, plus baby box turtles and critters in the touch tank. Take a guided tour to learn about these living ambassadors, many of which are SCCF research subjects. Cost of the Tank Talk is $5, with SCCF members and children admitted free.Snowy PloverWatch where you walk... there are plovers on the beach. The SanibelCaptiva Conservation Foundation has been monitoring and staking the nests of this bird on Sanibel beaches for 10 years. Join SCCF biologists to learn about this threatened species and what you can do to protect their small nesting populations. Join a SCCF biologist for the snowy plover program on Thursday, May 23 at 2 p.m. in the SCCF Nature Center auditorium. Cost of program is $5, with SCCF members and children admitted free. Call SCCF at 472-2329 for more information on these programs unless otherwise indicated. Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is located at 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Baby loggerhead sea turtle One of the juvenile turtles on display at the SCCF Nature Center Snowy plover with her newly hatched chicks Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation23 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201324 Plant SmartFour Trees In Springby Gerri ReavesSometimes, newcomers to South Florida lament at the supposed lack of seasonal changes. But any observant person in residence for a while knows otherwise. Signs that spring is in full swing abound. Test your familiarity with the local landscape with these four tree signs. Three of them are good news for people and wildlife, but one reminds us to be vigilant about invaders in our midst. That tall tree against the blue spring sky is the native bald cypress ( Taxodium distichum). Although bare during the colder months, it regains its vivid green feathery foliage as the weather warms and the rainy season approaches. This majestic, fast-growing conifer prefers a moist location but will adapt to drier sites, easily reaching up to 80 feet and more than 100 in wetlands and marshes. Help to preserve this ecologically valuable species by using environmentally responsible mulch such as pine straw or bark, or mulch made of melaleuca or eucalyptus trees. No sooner have the thick papery seagrape (coccoloba uvifera) leaves dropped and the last of the fruit consumed by birds, than the tree erupts in new round red-veined leaves. Stalks that will eventually be draped with the next batch of grapes appear a welcome sight for wildlife or people who love seagrape jelly. This native species is protected by law because it prevents coastal erosion. Wildlife friendliness, beauty and low maintenance make it an excellent addition to almost any landscape. Those deep burgundy leaves against that tree trunk might seem to signal fall, not spring, but the native red maples ( acer rubrum) new growth can be as autumnal in color as its fall displays. This native fast-grower is a good choice for a pestand disease-resistant shade tree. A moisture-loving nature makes it suitable for planting in drainage areas and swales or by ponds. Speaking of shade trees, the bright yellow-orange fruit and red encrusted black seeds are appropriate colors for carrotwood ( Cupaniopsis anacardioides) yellow and orange signal caution, followed by an alarming red when the fruit splits open. The appearance of fruit warns homeowners to eliminate this harmful tree from the landscape before the seeds are eaten and dispersed by birds. Carrotwood is listed as a category-1 invasive species by the Florida Exotic Pest Seagrape sports new leaves and prepares to produce more fruit The feathery foliage of bald cypress returns in spring photos by Gerri Reaves Red maples spring colors can mimic those of fall Carrotwoods bright fruit alerts homeowners that its time to eliminate this invasive and destructive species before more seeds are dispersed by birds 3111 West Gulf Drive Sanibel, FL 33957 Call (239)472-4559 or visit www.TraditionsOnTheBeach.com Specializing in weddings, private parties and corporate events Come for the Cuisine & Come for the Cuisine & Come for the Cuisine & Stay for the Entertainment! Stay for the Entertainment! Stay for the Entertainment! Prime Rib & Prime Jazz Prime Rib & Prime Jazz Prime Rib & Prime Jazz Wednesday Nights Wednesday Nights Wednesday Nights Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine Casual Beachfront Dining with Live Entertainment Open for Dinner From 5 p.m. until Late Open 7 days a week Corner of Periwinkle & Tarpon Bay Road in the Baileys Plaza Lunch, Dinner & Late Night Menu Only All Day Happy Hour on the Island Outdoor Seating (239) 395-1263 for reservations or take-out Every Thursday Karaoke Ladies Night-SaturdaysMay 18th Taylor Adair 9pm-Midnight 1/2 Price Drinks for Ladies d a y s s LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday, May 17thBilly MettsFriday, May 24thMarty Stokes & The Captiva Blues BandCelebrate Memorial Day Weekend With UsGreat Island Fun Food & Drink Specials 1/ 1/ 1/ / / 2 2 Pr Pr ic ic e e Dr Dr in in ks ks f f or or L L ad ad ie ie s e e s s s


25 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 From page 19Are Snakes Really Dangerous?onto its tongue, rub its tongue across the Jacobsons organ on the roof of its mouth and identify who this strange creature is that is petting him. Basically, that is how snakes sniff the air. But if you reach over and try to touch most snakes in the wild, they will usually try to quickly get away from you... or they will strike at you. I argue that the mangrove water snake is so incredibly tame for the same reason why, historically, dodo birds where wiped out and, still today, the animals of the Galapagos are so unbelievably tolerant of humans. All these species evolved in ecosystems without human predators so they have no innate recognition that we are dangerous killers. Humans dont spend much time in the mangroves. As long as I dont act aggressively towards the mangrove water snake, it sees no reason to act aggressively towards me. So, are snakes really that dangerous and is our fear of them really justified? Im not saying that overriding our natural instinct is an easy task and I can understand why many folks living in unenlightened, uneducated communities in other parts of the world find it difficult to live with snakes in their neighborhoods. But if the people of Sanibel are going to claim that, in fact, we are an environmentallyfriendly community that willingly shares our island paradise with all the wild creatures here, then I guess I should also expect a more enlightened reaction towards snakes from those of us that call Sanibel home. 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. 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Coalition members provide a variety of services for victims, including advocacy, shelter, case management, education, medical care and more. Florida ranks third in the nation in the number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. The coalition recently launched a Point Of Contact/Point Of Rescue program, and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is now reaching out to business leaders statewide to encourage similar victim identification training programs. The coalition also advocates for new laws to prevent trafficking and protect victims, including several that were passed this legislative session. Current members of the coalition include Abuse, Counseling & Treatment (ACT), Wings of Shelter International, Beauty from Ashes, Into The Jordan, the Human Trafficking Awareness Partnership Inc. (HTAP), Catholic Charities, and Safety Against Forced Exploitation (S.A.F.E.). The regional coalition now includes local coalitions in Lee, Hendry, Charlotte, and Collier counties as well as Sarasota and Tampa. The coalitions next meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 23 at the Lee County School District Building, 2055 Colonial Blvd. The public, and professionals working in law enforcement, health and education, are invited to attend and join the fight against human trafficking in Southwest Florida. Plant Council and as a noxious weed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This all too common residential shade tree was imported in the 1950s and 1960s. Its time to replace them maybe with a seagrape or red maple? Plant Smart explores sustainable gardening practices that will help you create an environmentally responsible, low-maintenance South Florida landscape. The Weird Sisters By Eleanor Brown At The Library Book Discussion GroupReaders are invited to discuss The Weird Sisters, by Eleanor Brown at the focus of the Wednesday, May 22nd book discussion meeting at the Sanibel Public Library. The meeting is free and open to the public. The discussion begins at 2:00 p.m. in meeting room 4, across from the elevator on the ground floor. About the book: Unwillingly brought together to care for their ailing mother, three sisters who were named after famous Shakespearean characters discover that everything they have been avoiding may prove more worthwhile than expected.continued on page 28


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LEO (July 23 to August 22) Lick your wounded pride if you like, but its a better idea to find out why your suggestions were rejected. What you learn could help you deal with an upcoming situation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Feeling a bit listless? No wonder. You might be pushing too hard to finish everything on your to-do list. Cutting it down could help get your energy levels up. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Taking time out of your busy schedule might be the best way to handle that sensitive private matter. It will help reassure everyone involved about your priorities. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Insist on full disclosure by all parties before agreeing to be part of a great deal. What you learn should help you decide whether to go with it or not. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Your decision to protect the secret that was entrusted to you might irk some people. But it also wins you the admiration of those who value trust and loyalty. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Creative activities take on a practical approach as you realize you might be able to market your work. Ask for advice from someone experienced in this area. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) If youre suddenly a bit unsure about your decision, ask trusted colleagues and/or friends or family members for suggestions that could help resolve your doubts. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A workplace situation could get stormy. But stay on course until theres a solution that meets with everyones approval, and things can finally calm down. BORN THIS WEEK: You keep an open mind on most matters, making you the confidante of choice for people who need your honest counsel. On May 24, 1844, in a demonstration witnessed by members of Congress, American inventor Samuel F.B. Morse dispatches a telegraph message from the U.S. Capitol to a railroad station in Baltimore. The message -- What Hath God Wrought? -was telegraphed back to the Capitol a moment later. On May 22, 1859, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of master sleuth Sherlock Holmes, is born in Scotland. His first Sherlock Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet, was published in Beetons Christmas Annual in 1887. On May 25, 1927, Robert Ludlum, author of 25 thrillers, is born in New York City. Although he never earned a reputation as a masterful prose stylist, his suspenseful stories such as The Bourne Identity gripped a wide readership. As a critic for The Washington Post noted about one Ludlum novel: Its a lousy book. So I stayed up until 3 a.m. to finish it. On May 23, 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, La. All told, the Barrow Gang was believed responsible for the deaths of 13 people, including nine police officers. On May 26, 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt makes a radio appeal for the support of the Red Cross. Belgian and French civilians were running from their homes to escape bombs and shells and machine gunning, without shelter, and almost wholly without food, broadcast FDR. On May 20, 1956, the United States conducts the first airborne test of an improved hydrogen bomb, dropping it from a plane over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. Observers said that the fireball caused by the explosion measured at least 4 miles in diameter and was brighter than the light from 500 suns. On May 21, 1978, 21-year-old rookie golfer Nancy Lopez defeats her childhood hero, JoAnne Carner, on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the Coca-ColaClassic in Jamesburg, N.J. The next year Lopez beat out 44-year-old Mickey Wright, to repeat as Coca-Cola champion. It was French Enlightenment author Voltaire who made the following sage observation: Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. If youre like the average American, you laugh 15 times every day. Have you ever heard of an artist by the name of John Banvard? Youre to be forgiven if the name is unfamiliar; few people these days remember him. In the mid-19th century, though, he was something of a phenomenon. In 1840, the then-25-year-old man set off on a skiff down the Mississippi River. He spent more than a year on the river, sketching steadily along the way. After he completed the voyage, he spent another five years painting his Panorama of the Mississippi, an ambitious work that was 12 feet wide and more than 3 miles long. When completed, the painting was mounted on two upright revolving cylinders and displayed for the paying public throughout the U.S. and Europe, earning him $200,000 along the way. In the 1960s, the miniskirt was still controversial. Both the Vatican City and Disneyland refused entrance to women wearing the short skirts. If youre a fan of the TV series Dr. Who, you probably know that the title character, a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, has two hearts. This may seem like science fiction (and, of course, it is), but its not unknown for a human to be born with two hearts. One such example was Giuseppe de Mai, born in Italy in the 19th century. The condition is rare, though; so rare, in fact, that the London Academy of Medicine offered de Mai $15,000 under the condition that it receive his body after his death. Women are like elephants to me. I like to look at em, but I wouldnt want to own one. -W.C. Fields THIS WEEK IN HISTORY STRANGE BUT TRUE THOUGHT FOR THE DAY


27 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 An Inside Look At Wildlife Recovery The CROW Picture Show offers an insiders look at why critters come to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, and features photos of the wild animals who wind up there. Last year, Southwest Floridas only wildlife hospital cared for 3,583 sick, injured and orphaned animals. Of the 200 different species, 61 percent were birds, with 33 percent mammals and six percent reptiles. Due to restrictions imposed by governmental agencies, CROW cannot allow visitors to view patients in person. But in this 60-minute presentation, visitors will see numerous photos of current and past patients, with commentary by Claudia Burns, a veteran clinic volunteer. The next CROW Picture Show will be held on Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in the CROW Healing Winds Visitor Education Center at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, across from The Sanibel School. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for teenagers and free for members and children 12 and under. The fee includes the presentation, plus the opportunity to explore the hospitals hands-on educational facility and become familiar with CROWs efforts to save wildlife through compassion, care and education. For more information, call 472-3644 ext. 228 or visit www.crowclinic.org. Fawn being fed photos courtesy of CROW Great horned owlet Baby mocking birds awaiting feeding time Baby otter drinking milk ZAGAT ZAGAT.COMRated by: Fish Tacos! Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299 or email press@islandsunnews.com


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201328 Writing Course Inspires Authorby Di SaggauSanibel author Dan Perkins didnt waste any time becoming a published writer. He took a course on how to write mysteries and thrillers at BIG ARTS in February 2012. The course was taught by Nancy Daversa. He credits Daversa with holding the key that opened up something in him he didnt know was there. He started writing his first novel, The Brotherhood of the Red Nile, in April last year. It is now in book stores on island and is part of a trilogy. His second book will be available in December and he has already started on book number three. This is quite an accomplishment for a beginning author. The Brotherhood of the Red Nile is a fascinating read and extremely timely considering what has taken place in the real world. The book deals with a new sophisticated terrorist group whose goal is the destruction of America and possibly Israel. The team is made up of one Syrian, one Russian, one Iranian and one Israeli, all with special skills. This generation of terrorists wasnt trained in camps, living on hardtack and water, but rather are college-trained zealots. The leader of the group, Mohamed el Sargon, has two stolen Soviet-era suitcase nuclear bombs in his possession. He puts together a think tank to plan an unprecedented attack on the United States. Homeland Security wants to keep a lid on the news because of the panic that could spread. One of Sargons goals is to attack our electrical power. The snowballing effects of this happening are truly frightening. The frustrating thing to both American and Israeli intelligence, is that they dont know how many others are involved in the plot, and where the bombs are located. They do know they need to be upgraded and stabilized. As the search continues, the book takes readers from the halls of the White House to the rebel camps of the Middle East and beyond. Intelligence operatives around the world scramble to stop the Brotherhood. But will they be able to find them in time? Perkins writes in short paragraphs with a cliff hanger at the end of most. For example, the last line at the end of Chapter 94 reads, He stepped up to look in the window, and his gasp echoed down the cold cinderblock hallway. There are many interesting characters throughout the book. One who pops up near the end of the book is named Captain Oppenheimer. Hes no relation to the technical director of the Manhattan Project but the use of the name made me chuckle. The last paragraph in the book is really a grabber. Perkins said, I have been told the ending only has two emotions for readers. They either hate or love it. But those who tell me they hated the ending want to know how soon book two will be coming out. In this reviewers humble opinion, its a great ending. Perkins is a fresh new face in the thriller department. As it says on the front cover, This book is as current as todays headlines, but scarier than tomorrows. The Brotherhood of the Red Nile, A Terrorist Perspective, is available at Baileys General Store, The Dunes Pro Shop or online at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Smashwords. com. New York CityFine Italian Cuisine FINE ITALIAN CUISINEIL TESORO RISTORANTEinspired by Island Fare in a bistro style Fresh ingredients, simplicity, love... the recipe for a treasured dining experience Chef/Owner AJ Black751 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel Island, FL Reservations Suggested www.iltesoro.net 239-395-4022 SUNSET DINING Buy One Entree And Get The Second Entree 50% OFF Between 5-6pm. 18% gratuit y added before discount.Must present ad for discount. Expires 05/24/13TASTE OF THE ISLANDS IRON CHEF WINNERVOTED BEST CHEFBEST OF THE ISLANDS AWARD Lazy Flamingo, Inc. Lazy Flamingo, Inc. 6520-C Pine Avenue 6520-C Pine Avenue Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-5353 239-472-5353 Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 3, Inc. 16501 Stringfellow Rd 16501 Stringfellow Rd Bokeelia, FL 33922 Bokeelia, FL 33922 239-283-5959 239-283-5959 Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc. 1036 Periwinkle Way 1036 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 Sanibel, FL 33957 239-472-6939 239-472-6939 Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. Lazy Flamingo 4, Inc. 12951 McGregor Blvd. 12951 McGregor Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33919 Ft. Myers, FL 33919 239-476-9000 239-476-9000Four Great Locations! 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! From page 25Weird SistersDiscussion of the book begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. on May 22nd. The books featured for book group discussions are available and located in the library near the reference desk. While it is preferable to come having read the book to be able to join in the discussion, all are welcome. If you have questions, please call the library at 472-2483.


29 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 brighten mealsup your9492/$8Ice CreamAssorted Flavors, PintDeluxe Ham follow us on Thur., 5.16.2013 Wed., 5.22.2013HassAvocados 819 lb. lb.Domestic Swiss Cheese399 Sunset SalsaAssorted Flavors, 15 oz. save1.00 save.30lb.2/$3 save.50lb. 3/$2Sweet CornEach save1.00fresh simplemade Poets Corner selected by Tanya HochschildGold Poem Sanibel Islandby Lily SweetingThere is a place in the south of Florida Where everything seems to fit There are no loose ends, no dangling threads. It is all perfect. It is a place where the magnificent smells of a warm breakfast wakes you every morning, The smells wafting through the house, Only to fly into your bedroom, fly through your nostrils, make your mouth water. It is a place, where the sun skims the ocean, at the same time, every day And when it brushes the exquisite sea like a paint brush, It turns the sky a magnificent purple A purple so pure, that it could never be recreated. This place makes me feel alive, it brings me to a state I only know of in the best of times. The only difference is, when I am there, it is better. The exotic animals letting out their cries of freedom, make me feel so close, close to nature, close to the world, close to peace. The alligators and spiky iguanas feel like my family, I never want to leave them. There is nothing that I love more, than visiting this place. All of the people are the friendliest in the world, They make you feel like you can walk on air. You never feel out of place, because the truth about Sanibel is, Everyone is a little bit different, and thats what makes it so special. There is nothing normal about it, Thats why, it is gold. Lily Sweeting is 12 years old, a 7th grade student at Lyford Cay International School in Nassau, Bahamas. She loves visiting her grandmother, Dorothy Sawyer, a Sanibel Island resident. We invite submissions from local poets. Anyone interested may submit their work via email to tutsie@ comcast.net. Each week, individual work will be showcased. FRESH FRESH FOOD FOOD FRIENDLY FRIENDLY SERVICE SERVICE BRING BRING THE WHOLE THE WHOLE FAMILY! FAMILY! 579-0807 2330 Palm Ridge Road (across from CVS) WEEKLY WEEKLY SPECIAL SPECIAL11:30 to 1:00 Carry Out only2 pcs Fried Chicken, Biscuit & Cole Slaw with Fountain Drink $6.00 $6.00 Breakfast Lunch Dinner Breakfast Lunch DinnerSpecialty Coffees & Smoothies Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream Royal Scoop Homemade Ice CreamKids Menu Dine in & Carry-out Top Ten Books On The Island1. Orchardist by Amanda Coplin 2. Sanibel and Captiva Island by Debra Gleason and Charles LeBuff 3. Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey 4. Night Moves by Randy Wayne White 5. Living Sanibel by Charles Sobczak 6. Wild by Cheryl Stray 7. A Bubble Moment by Katie Gardenia 8. Dry Grass Of August by Anna Mayhew 9. Sanibel Island by Yvonne Hill 10. Land Remembered by Patrick Smith Courtesy of Sanibel Island Bookshop To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201330 Art League Exhibit On View At The LibraryOn display at the Sanibel Library during the month of May are paintings celebrating Viva Florida 500, the founding of Florida in 1513. Organized by Ann Bischoff and Rita McLain, members of the Sanibel-Captiva Art League were invited to submit two or three paintings with a Florida theme. The art, in a variety of media, includes a wide range of subject matter from landscapes, birds, and flowers to individual interpretations. Ann Bischoff and Margaret Mohundro White Pelicans by Michael Moukios Sanibel Treasures by Pat Rochester A Walk in the Preserve by Jane Hudson great food good timesJean Le Boeuf food PLACEIsland Restaurant 239-472-0223 The Weather Is Great For Outdoor Dining at Cips!Full Bar 2440 PALM RIDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 2440 PALM R IDGE RD. SANIBEL (239)472-0212 (239)472-0323 voted voted best lunch best lunch on the island on the island 2012 2012HOME OF THE HOME OF THE STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA STEEL CURTAIN PIZZA Across from CVS in Palm Ridge PlaceTUE.SAT 4PM CLOSECALL AHEAD 472-2555~ OPEN ~ Mon. 7am-3pm Tues. Wed. & Thurs. 7am-8pm Fri & Sat. 7am-8pm Sun. Seasonal ONE LARGE ONE LARGE 16 CHEESE PIZZA 16 CHEESE PIZZA & & 10 10 WINGS WINGS $17.99VALID FROM 4-8PM PICK-UP ONLY. TOPPINGS EXTRA, $1 EACH. NOT VALID WITH OTHER COUPONS OR OFFERS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER CUSTOMER. EXPIRES 05-24-13COME IN AND TRY ONE OF OUR FAMOUS SANDWICHESWE SERVE BOARS HEAD MEAT! Sanibel Deli & Coffee Sanibel Deli & CoffeeF A C T O R Y NOW NOW SERVING SERVING SOFT SERVE SOFT SERVE FROZEN FROZEN YOGURT YOGURT & & ICE CREAM ICE CREAM


31 ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013Beginning in June, a new member display will be on view for the summer. For information about the Sanibel-Captiva Art League or to become a member, visit the website at www.sancapart.com, or call vice president Sherry Collier at 989-1786. Sanibel Umbrellas by Sherry Collier Mommy and Me by Barb Cecala Get ready for the COOLEST on Sanibel! B Buy 1 FroYo & Receive the 2nd HALF OFF Open 11am 9pm In the Baileys Center Corner of Tarpon Bay Rd & Periwinkle Way ZebraFrozenYogurt.com


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NEWSPAPERSanibel&CaptivaIslands BUSINESS REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIEDS VOL. 20, NO. 47 SANIBEL & CAPTIVA ISLANDS, FLORIDA MAY 17, 2013 B BSECTIONIona-McGregor Firefighters Train At Shack Baits Propertyby Jeff LysiakMembers of the Iona-McGregor Fire District spent three days last week training on the former Shack Baits property at Punta Rassa in South Fort Myers, staging simulated search-and-rescues in the now vacant building, which by next season will be replaced by an elevated, Key West-style restaurant and fish market. Teams of firefighters used artificial smoke machines as well as wet bales of hay, ignited inside metal drums, to create a hazardous, smoke-filled simulation inside the single-story structure. According to Seth Cromer, Iona-McGregors chief of training, each staged rescue drill would be different, presenting a variety of challenges for his crews to face.continued on page 8B Sandy Stilwell joined members of the Iona-McGregor Fire District prior to their rescue training exercises at the Shack Baits property, located at Punta Rassa in South Fort Myers on May 7, 8 and 9 photos by Jeff Lysiak The first team of responders heads into the structureLee County Tourism On The Riseby Anne MitchellLee Countys lodging industry experienced increases in average occupancy rate and average daily rate for the winter season year-over-year. In March, lodgings had an 85.9 percent occupancy rate, compared to 84.4 percent in March last year, according to Smith Travel Research, which compiles data for The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. Revenue per available room increased 9 percent. For the winter season, January through March, Lee County hosted 1.398 million visitors who spent an estimated $1.05 billion while visiting, according to DavidsonPeterson Associates, consultants to the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. Visitors staying in paid accommodations spent an estimated $737 million (70 percent of the total) during the quarter. Also in March, 1,115,937 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, making it the busiest month in the airports history. Figures represent an increase of 8.9 percent compared to March 2012 and a year-to-date increase in passenger traffic of 7.5 percent over the same period last year. Pete Marrero drags a water hose into the structure after the first truck arrived on scene


Mary Cell: 239.839.3633 Fred Cell: 239.281.5356 See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup Canal Access in Shell HarborMagni cent East End canal 3BR 2.5BA + o ce home in Shell Harbor; includes a deeded beach access. This home has a upper level master suite along w/ features such as replace; screened pool/ lanai area w/ hot tub; boat dock & lift. 1001 Kings Crown.O ered at $1,099,000 Serene Living in Gumbo LimboSpacious pool home in Gumbo Limbo holds many surprises from the vaulted ceilings to the beautiful wrap around screened lanai. Walk through your choice of french doors out to the jetted spa o your master bedroom. This 3BR 4BA home has a large workshop and 3 car garage. 9459 Begonia O ered at $649,000 Architectural GemBright open oor plan in this Dunes 3BR 2BA home. Vaulted ceilings in the great room w/decking o all bedrooms and the open kitchen. Close to San Carlos Bay at Bailey Rd for shing, kayaking or sun bathing. Only a few homes away from the Dunes club house. 970 Sand Castle Rd. O ered at $569,000 Ground Level Home Wide Lake ViewsGround level 2BR/2BA pool home with spectacular lake & golf course views. Features include hard surface counters, views from the Kitchen, Family Rm, Living Rm, Master Bedroom & Lanai. Enjoy Dunes community living. 1481 Sand CastleO ered at $595,000 BondurantRealtyGroup.com JOHN R WOOD ISLAND REAL ESTATE, INC Fred Bondurant Fred Bondurant 239-281-5356 239-281-5356 Mary Bondurant Mary Bondurant 239-839-3633 239-839-36332B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013


Anna Turner Anna Turner Client Care Director Client Care Director 239-671-5839 239-671-5839 UNDER CONTRACT UNDER CONTRACT COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIESCommercial Causeway1177 Causeway Blvd. The rst commercial location upon entering Sanibel. O ered For Sale or Lease. Commercial LeaseSanibel Promenade, 695 Tarpon Bay Road. High tra c location across from Post O ce. O ce Condo For Lease Negotiable Mary Cell: 239.839.3633 Fred Cell: 239.281.5356 See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup See us on Facebook at facebook.com/bondurantrealtygroup Peaceful Water ViewsExpansive water views from this large 3BR 3BA home. Watch the birds from your screened lanai. Features include 2 master suites and a 3rd bedroom on main living level; private dock on property to name a few. Quiet, small neighborhood, convenient to beaches and shopping.. 1667 Sabal Sands O ered at $469,000 Panoramic Golf ViewsSweeping golf course and lake views from this fully furnished Dunes duplex. Home features include a glass slider enclosed porch w/ vaulted ceilings both in the great room and on the lanai; remodeled kitchen cabinetry and hard surface countertops; nicely landscaped. Extra storage space. 1639 Sand CastleO ered at $399,000 Private & QuietElevated 3BR/2BA home with vaulted ceilings, living room, dining room and kitchen; great value on the west end of Sanibel, near Dinkins Bayou. Oversized lot in neighborhood which o ers a community boat ramp. 6069 Henderson Rd O ered at $395,000 Duplex with Lake ViewsSerene views of Horseshoe lake from this immaculate 2BR/2BA duplex. The kitchen has granite counters and a nicely appointed glass enclosed lanai. Enjoy the peaceful outdoors from the large exterior deck. 1415 Sandpiper Cir. O ered At $339,000 SOLD SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACT South Fort Myers HomeNo need to wait for new construction... Here it is! The Bedford Model in Banyan Bay o Winkler Rd. is abailable with a large corner lot, 3BR/2.5BA plus pool & spa. The Master Bedroom is on the main oor with extra outdoor living space in your screen enclosed pool/lanai area. Many upgrades. 8120 Banyan Breeze Way.O ered at $345,000 Open & Bright Dunes DuplexOpen & Bright, this 3/2.5 duplex home is peaceful with wooded views from the lanai. With high vaulted ceilings & Master Bedroom on the main living level, this home wont last long. Close to bike path, hiking trail and a short distance to Bailey Beach. 966 Greenwood Ct.O ered at $349,000 East End Home with DockSpacious 3/2.5 East End Pool home has gorgeous architecture including dramatic ceilings, open kitchen and great room leading out to the screen enclosed lanai. Enjoy the sounds of the Gulf from the upper level deck. Cross the road to be at the beach or hop in your boat from your 30 of private canal dock. 912 Almas Ct.O ered at $1,100,0003B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013


4B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Hortoons Sanibel Named Top 3 Happiest Seaside Town By Coastal LivingSanibel Island can now add happiest to its impressive list of honors. Coastal Living readers voted Sanibel Island one of the top three happiest seaside towns in America for 2013. The magazines editors unveiled their list of the 10 Happiest Seaside Towns in the February 2013 issue and invited America to vote for their favorite. Consumers voted hourly from January 10 to February 28. Fans rallied around their favorite towns and voted often. Beaufort came in first place followed by Harwich Port, Massachusetts. Sanibel scored the third spot. It was incredible to see such enthusiasm from our readers, said Coastal Living Editor-in-Chief Antonia van der Meer. People take great pride in their home towns and we at Coastal Living are thrilled to share their happy little secret with the rest of America. Its no secret at the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) that Sanibel Island makes people happy. Who wouldnt be happy walking along world-renowned beaches, looking for shells, watching dolphins surf in the waves and pelicans dive for their breakfast, said Tamara Pigott, VCB executive director. The accommodations, attractions and restaurants make our residents and visitors very happy. The complete list of the 10 best places to live by the sea, as ranked by consumers, will be featured in the June 2013 issue of Coastal Living, which will be on newsstands May 17. Coastal Living chose its 2013 Americas Happiest Seaside Towns finalists based on criteria that included ranking on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, percentage of sunny days, healthiness of beaches, commute times, walkability, standard of living and financial well-being of the locals, geographic diversity and an editorial assessment of coastal vibe. For the full list of towns, visit www.coastalliving.com/happytowns2013. American Legion Post 123Stop by American Legion Post 123 this Sunday, May 19 for a Fish Fry served from 1 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music with Robby Hutto from 5:30 p.m. to close. Also, mark your calendars for Sunday, May 26 for the annual Redneck Olimpics at Post 123 starting at high noon. There will be lots of games, food and fun for all ages. Nine-ball pool tournaments continue every Monday night throughout the summer. Texas Holdem is played every Thursday night at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. New players are welcome but must be Legion members. Every Friday, Post 123 serves a sixounce ribeye steak sandwich all day. Check out the daily specials and the entire menu. The half-pound burgers are a local favorite. Food is served all day, every day. 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. CARPET CLEANING TILE AND GROUT MAID SERVICES 1 FREE ROOMCARPET CLEANING(4 ROOM MIN PURCHASE)(4 ROOM MIN PURCHASE) .40 CENTSPER SQ FTTILE AND GROUT CLEANING 2 FREE HOURSOF MAID SERVICES(4 HOUR MIN PURCHASE)239-823-7855 LICENSED AND INSURED LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Full Service Veterinary Care Now Available On Sanibel! Full Service Veterinary Care Now Available On Sanibel! MEDICINE DENTAL SURGERY MEDICINE DENTAL SURGERY AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY HOUSE CALLS AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY HOUSE CALLS Mark S. Mathusa DVM Mark S. Mathusa DVM , a Sanibel resident a Sanibel resident DOGS CATS EXOTICS BIRDS DOGS CATS EXOTICS BIRDSFriendly Staff, Competitive Fees1640 Periwinkle Way, across from Bank of the Islands Call 239-579-0804 Call 239-579-0804


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The food drives success will help restock the FISH Food Pantry after another very busy season. Last year, FISH distributed 74,500 pounds of food to 223 families. The need increases during the off-season as service workers lose work hours. Islanders were asked to bring unopened, non-perishable food items, paper products and personal hygiene products to the Physical Therapy of Sanibel clinic. The team at Physical Therapy of Sanibel has been a wonderful supporter of FISH, organizing their second food drive for our organization, said Dr. Adair Heath, a FISH director and food drive chair. We would like to thank them for taking the time and making the effort to aid our organization in helping those in need on the islands. Physical Therapy of Sanibel team members Lori Shuster (PT tech), Lynn Johnston (front desk), David Lackenby (physical therapist) and Don Olsen (owner) Flood Insurance Rates To Skyrocket For Older Homessubmitted by Chris HeidrickLast July, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW12), which provided for a sorely needed fiveyear re-authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). However, FEMA has just recently started to release details of other provisions of the Act that will have significant financial impacts on local homeowners, commercial property owners and condominium associations. Sanibel-based Heidrick & Co. Insurance and Risk Management Services was one of just 40 agencies throughout the United States in attendance with FEMA officials at the National Flood Insurance Conference in Anaheim, California last week, where details were released and clarified. The most significant section of the Act immediately eliminates rate subsidies on structures built prior to 1979 on Sanibel and 1984 in Captiva, Fort Myers Beach and many parts of mainland Lee County. Rates for these structures have been artificially low since the inception of the NFIP in 1968. Premiums for these policies will increase from a range of $1,200 to $2,400 to at least $3,000 and in many cases to well over $10,000 per year. While the new rates have not yet been released, indications are available. Government and industry leaders all agree on the enormity of the increases. Residential, commercial and condominium association policies that were in effect prior to the Act (July 6, 2012) will have the increases phased in over the next several years through annual increases of 20 to 25 percent per year. However, policies that were purchased on or after July 6, 2012 will require owners to obtain an Elevation Certificate and will be re-rated at the new, higher rate at the first renewal after October 1, 2013. Buyers of older, ground-level homes/buildings should have an Elevation Certificate done by a surveyor now and ask their agent how their premiums may be impacted at the next renewal. Some people may struggle to pay premiums that increase as much as 500 percent at their next renewal. Owners of all structures located in a Special Flood Hazard Area and having a mortgage are required to maintain flood insurance. Selling impacted properties may also become more difficult as buyers who require a mortgage may be reluctant to purchase a property that requires a $10,000 per year flood insurance policy. In some cases, the only way to escape the impact of BW12 may be to elevate the building. And, as if these increases are not painful enough, there are several other provisions in the law that will further increasecontinued on page 14B


6B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Zurbriggen Financial Becomes Silver Sponsor For 10K Race 4 FISHFISH of Sanibel, Inc. announced that Zurbriggen Financial has chosen to become one of the Silver Sponsors for the 5th annual 10K Race 4 FISH. The race is scheduled to take place on Sanibel on Saturday, October 19. This will be the second year that Zurbriggen Financial has chosen to be a sponsor of the race. Zurbriggen Financial has been a great supporter of FISH for many years, said John Pryor, vice president of FISH and co-chairman of the 10K race committee. Their commitment to our organization is greatly appreciated as we welcome them as a Silver Sponsor. More than 50 island businesses and organizations sponsored the 10K last year, and over 120 people volunteered their support to make it a huge success. We have got off to a good start with the confirmation of our title sponsor, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, and the list of our Silver Sponsors is growing, added Pryor. We need more sponsors and hope the business and local community will once again support us in our efforts.The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at The Community House, and will once again follow a marked 10K circuit around the island, returning to The Community House for the finish line. There will also be a trade fair, aimed at the runners and their families and friends, as well as refreshment tables and water stations around the island for runners. Pictured from left are FISH vice president John Pryor, Jerry Edelman, Ashley VanGraafeiland, president of Zurbriggen Financial Rick Zurbriggen, Nancy Bender, Pete Bender and Ed Ridlehoover, co-chairman of the FISH 10K Race Committee Although the final results wont be known for several days, preliminary reports indicate that the 21st annual Letter Carriers Food Drive was a resounding success, having collected more than a third of a million pounds of food in Lee County, Bonita Springs and Immokalee. The Harry Chapin Food Bank will distribute food collected at no cost to their agencies; the remainder will be handled by several charities, including Lehigh Community Services, Interfaith Caregivers, Wake Up America, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, the Pine Island Food Pantry, and the Cafe of Life. We extend our thanks to all of our letter carriers and community volunteers those who assisted mail carriers with picking up food and to those who participated in preliminary food sorting. Its a lot of work, but the annual event is well worth the effort. Most of all, we want to thank our local residents whose generosity and caring make this such a success by donating nonperishable food. Our food banks depend upon us every year to fill their shelves and it couldnt happen without you. Congratulations and thanks to all. George Sciascia, Lee County Coordinator National Association of Letter Carriers Randy Stines Postmaster, Fort Myers/Cape Coral CARD OF THANKS Business & Individual Taxes Bookkeeping Small Business a x es i nes s The Islands Full Service CPA FirmPersonal Service With Affordable Fees Call 239.472.1323 1648 Periwinkle Way, Suite D Sanibel, FL.We Are Moving June 1st Site Visitation Landscape Design Installation Delivery Monthly Maintenance300 CENTER ROAD FORT MYERS FL 33907239.939.9663 www.NoLawn.comOpen Mon Sat 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 3pmGET REAL: GO NATIVE!WE CARRY THOUSANDS OF NATIVE WILDFLOWERS, TREES, SHRUBS, VINES, GRASSES & AQUATIC PLANTS 20% OFFEVERYTHINGthrough DecemberEmail editorial copy to: press@islandsunnews.com


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8B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 From page 1BFirefighter TrainingSandy Stilwell, who purchased the property with plans to open a new restaurant on site, came up with the idea of donating the structure for the local fire department to use for training purposes. If we were just going to raze the building, it wouldve been too costly, said Stilwell. I knew that if these firefighters had an opportunity to do some simulations in the building, its better for their training, so Im very excited to be able to help with that. Stilwell plans to construct a 5,000-square-foot restaurant overlooking Sanibel and San Carlos Bay, called SS Hookers, on the former Shack Baits property. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the eatery will offer outdoor decks, a bar and lounge area, a fish market and gift shop. No opening date has been announced. During the rescue drills, fire personnel entered the building, searched for victims (rescue dummies placed inside the structure beforehand), extinguished the source of the smoke and/or fire, established viable exit points, kept in regular communication with all team members and provided a post-event recap of each simulation. Staged rescue simulations help keep IonaMcGregor personnel sharp and ready. FREE WOOD CHIPS!! The Iona-McGregor Fire District squad goes over a game plan prior to the first rescue training simulation Todd Barber recovers the first victim, a rescue dummy Waiting for the water to be turned on Firefighters Todd Barber and Pete Marrero take a breather following the exercise Rescue teams cut a hole in the side of the building to allow smoke to escape


Kiwanis, Realtors Step Up For CHRsubmitted by Sue DenhamSanibel has always been a community of willing hands and generous hearts, and this story is just one more demonstration of how well this works. Finding funds for maintenance on 74 rental units in 11 campuses on Sanibel is an ongoing challenge for the board and staff of Community Housing & Resources (CHR). CHR administers housing for 150 island residents, facilitating a local work force for island businesses and ensuring economic diversity in our community. CHR relies on private donations to supplement income received from renters which doesnt always cover the costs of insuring and maintaining their properties With several young families living in rental housing on Mahogany Way, there was a real need to improve the childrens playground, and no funds to do it but Sanibel stepped up. The Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club funded the new equipment and mulch, and CHR board member George Campean and volunteers Dave Wolf and Dave Bennett constructed and installed the new equipment. CHR board member and realtor Robyn Moran contacted Cathy Gerasin, who chairs the SanibelCaptiva Board of Realtors Committee on Communications and Public Relations. Together they reached out to the island realtor community. On a recent Saturday morning, so many members showed up to help spread mulch that the work was all done by around 9 a.m. Gerasin participated and also took photos. It was a great project. Thanks to all who helped, she said. This is a fine example of how the community comes together to support our residents, said CHR Executive Director Kelly Collini. With 15 children living at Mahogany Way, the playground is more important than ever. CHR is a non-profit organization that partners with the City of Sanibel to provide affordable housing for families and individuals who work in and/or serve the community of Sanibel. For information, stop by the CHR office at 2401 Library Way or phone 472-1189. Mulch crew included board of realtors members Robyn Moran, Toby Tolp, Cathy Gerasin, Judie Anderson, Deb Gleason, Janie Howland, and Sean and Healthe Pierce Janie Howland takes a turn on the swing One of the most favored club-suite rentals at Sundial Resort $349.9K Ground-level direct-bayfacing boating 2 bedroom at Mariner Pointe $549K SanibelSusan.wordpress.com & SanibelSusan.com This condo looks straight over courtyard to beach, good income too $499K Always Call The SanibelSusan Team (Susan, Dave, Elise, & Lisa) 472-HOME (4663) 888-603-0603 2nd floor 1-bedroom furnished near-beach Spanish Cay condo $264K Over 1/2 acre east-end with wide canal views $885K Sandalfoot 2-bedroom big income-producer with this gulf view $699K 2nd floor unit at Loggerhead Cay with this view & rentals $599.9K Long-time seasonal-rental at Loggerhead with this big pool plus tennis $599.9K Island Beach Club 2 bedroom with this pool, view of gulf & rentals $474K Near-beach oversized lot on cul-de-sac $399K 2242 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Square #3 Chance to build in The Dunes golf/tennis community $299K Lot on inner Island Woods circle with amenities $224K Build on Dimmick Dr bordering preserved land $199.9K 9B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013


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11B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Theres A Disaster In Miami And Its Not The Weatherby Ed FrankStorm clouds are gathering over Miami... and were not talking about the weather. What we are talking about is the pending disaster of the Miami Marlins baseball team a disaster both on the field and in the brand new $634 million Marlins Park. Just six weeks into the 2013 season, the Marlins were 11-27 (.289), the worst record in the National League and only slightly better than Houston, 10-28, that trailed all the other 29 teams in Major League Baseball. Already 10-1/2 games behind first-place Atlanta in the National Leagues Eastern Division, the Marlins are likely to lose more than 100 games this season and attendance is likely to fall even more. It could be even worse than last years 69-93 record when the Marlins finished 29 games out of first. The early season misery of the Marlins should not be a surprise considering that ownership in the off-season traded away the nucleus of the team Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Emilio Bonifacio and John Buck for seven players, mostly prospects. That left Miami with a season-opening payroll of $36.3 million, ranking 29th of 30th, just like their on-field performance this year. Attendance is so bad at Marlins Park that the team announced they will be closing the upper deck of the stadium for several games, reducing capacity from 37,442 to about 27,000. Attendance is near the bottom of Major League Baseball, not the case for most teams when playing in a new ballpark. The Marlins are averaging about 18,000 fans per game, about 50 percent of stadium capacity. The year-old stadium in Miamis Little Havana features a retractable roof, aquariums, a swimming pool and other modern amenities. Taxpayers are on the hook for $475 million of the stadiums cost. The new facility was intended to spark an economic boom to the area, but now, more than a year after it opened, not a single business has opened in the prime retail space that was created in the adjacent parking garages garages also paid for by the taxpayers.Several firms apparently showed initial interest, but have backed away due tocontinued on page 14B SPORTS QUIZ 1. What was R.A. Dickeys career high for wins in a major-league season before he won 20 games with the New York Mets in 2012? 2. Who is the winningest manager in major-league history whose last name begins with the letter Q? 3. Name the first SEC player to win a Heisman Trophy. 4. In the past 25 years (1987-2012), eight coaches have taken a team to consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals. Name five of them. 5. Entering 2013, when was the only season that the Columbus Blue Jackets made the NHL playoffs? 6. Two women have tallied 30-plus goals in a season for the U.S. national soccer team. Name them. 7. Who did Sugar Ray Robinson defeat to win back the middleweight boxing crown in 1957? ANSWERS 1. Eleven, in 2010. 2. Frank Quilici, with 280 wins in four seasons with the Minnesota Twins. 3. Georgias Frank Sinkwich, in 1942. 4. Phil Jackson, Pat Riley, Larry Brown, Byron Scott, Rudy Tomjanovich, Jerry Sloan, Chuck Daly and Eric Spoelstra. 5. It was the 2008-09 season. 6. Michelle Akers (39 goals in 1991), and Abby Wambach (31 in 2004). 7. Gene Fullmer. Rates as Low as $695/week. FREE BOAT DOCKAGE | ONSITE MANAGEMENT | BEACH FRONT Call Now for Spring Specials. Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Helping Build A Bridge To Financial Freedom Securities o ered through Securities America, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Rick Zurbriggen, Registered Representative. Advisory services o ered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., Rick Zurbriggen, Investment Advisor Representative. Zurbriggen Financial and the Securities America companies are not a liated. Are you sure your current portfolio withdrawls will last as long as you do? Why not get a 2nd opinion from us to nd out? Phone: (239)489.0442 Email: gregwegz@earthlink.net www.gregweglarz.comState Certi ed General Contractor License # CGC A05420One Builder Serving Sanibel & Captiva for over 35 years Custom Residential Construction Remodeling Projects Design Team with Construction Drawings Plans Through Completion of Project Lic No. MV 81675 HOURS: M-F: 9am 5:30pm Sat & Sun: By Appt.Ich spreche DeutschRandys Auto Repair, LLCwww.RandysAutoRepairLLC.com16191 San Carlos Blvd, Ste 1Fort Myers, FL 33908Tel. 267-2556 Oil Change Special $17.99 Appointment Only (up to 5 qts. & no hidden fees) Fixed Right the First Time!WE REPAIR ALL MAKES & MODELS WHILE SPECIALIZING IN MERCEDES & BMW


12B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Journey To South America Part IIIsubmitted by Patty MolnarLeaving behind Puerto Varas and the Osorno volcano, our group began the first leg of our Andes crossing via two lakes that would bring us in two days to the Argentinian side of Patagonia. While en route to the Lago Todos Los Santos (All Saints Lake), we stopped to enjoy Vicente Perez Rosales National Park and its wildlife; trees (the afore-mentioned alerce or Chilean redwood, plus lots more monkey puzzles; water falls; mountains and snowy volcanoes. By the way, the soil here is volcanic ash. Our first lake crossing via catamaran was on Lago Todos Los Santos, landing for the evening at the village of Peulla, population 120! The Hotel Natura was akin to a small dude ranch. (As I wrote last week, tourists come here to ski in the winter.) Activities included horseback riding, 4x4 safaris to explore the Vicente Perez Rosales Park we were still in, and zip-lining of a treetop canopy. Attila and I were the only ones in our group who opted for horseback riding, a good choice as this particular breed of horse was smaller and more docile than the horses ones normally sees in the United States (although mine, Columba, had a stubborn side to her, constantly wanting to forage for food while we were supposed to be riding; I figured at least I didnt have very far to fall!). Our being the only riders, we also got to practice our Spanish with our guide. The guide pointed out the Andean condor soaring high in the skies above us. This magnificent bird has an 11 foot wing span and is protected by both Chile and Argentina. All the water in this region comes from the glaciers, and there is absolutely no pollution because there is no industry, aside from scientific research and tourism. A few hours of the next morning were given over to the minor business of clearing Chilean and Argentinian customs on our way over the Argentina Pass. Once that was dispensed with, we had two more boat trips to arrive at our destination, Bariloche, and a free day. Up to this point, we had traveled hard, and everyone was desperately in need of some free time. Our hotel was the fabulous Llao Llao Resort. The very first piece of information imparted to us by our local guide was not to pronounce the name the way it looks. Zhoa Zhoa is the best pronunciation, and in different parts of South America there are other variations, but never Llao Llao. This is an old elegant/rustic resort with grand common rooms and wide corridors lined with photos of President Eisenhower, golf professionals, movie stars and other luminaries. One could partake of archery, yoga, pilates, tango lessons, tennis and golf on a challenginglooking (to put it mildly) golf course. Of course, the resort also had the ubiquitous spa. Alas, our free day at the resort over, we had a brief stopover in the city of Bariloche before flying on. The ski resort city of Bariloche may be known as The Switzerland of South America, but the city itself is underwhelming. There are some shops featuring artisanal works, mostly pottery, but it was recommended that we visit the many chocolate shops for which Bariloche is famous. Since bringing chocolate into Floridas climate is a dubious proposition, we resisted this temptation. Bariloche is really about pure nature. Come along next time as we arrive in Buenos Aires. A view of the mountains and glacier from the infinity pool at the Llao Llao Resort in Argentina A view from the mountains outside Bariloche The Llao Llao Resort in Bariloche, Argentina John R. Wood Realtors is the Presenting Sponsor for this years 4th of July fireworks celebration on Sanibel John R. Wood Realtors Is Presenting Sponsor For 4th Of July FireworksThe Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce announced that John R. Wood Realtors has become the Presenting Sponsor for this years 4th of July Fireworks celebration on Sanibel. The Sanibel and Captiva 4th of July fireworks event will begin at dusk, and will include a party for the community, hosted at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Entry will be free to all and there will be live entertainment, face painting and onsite parking at a cost of $5. In addition to the fireworks show being presented this year by the Zambelli brothers, tickets will be available for the purchase of food and beverages at the party. We are delighted once again to support the fireworks show this year, said Joe Mondelli, partner at John R. Wood. As one of the major realty groups on Sanibel and Captiva, we take great pride in our island and want to help show all of the residents and guests what a spectacular celebration our island can throw. The Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce would like to thank John R. Wood for their sponsorship of this major Sanibel and Captiva celebration for the second year in a row, said Ric Base, president of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce. This sponsorship will ensure that this years show will be bigger and better than ever. The fundraising and operation of this years 4th of July fireworks is being undertaken by the chamber of commerce. If you are interested in a sponsorship or in making a donation, contact Bridgit Stone-Budd at 472-8255 or email services@sanibep-captiva. org.


13B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013Summer Day Camp At Sanibel RecThe Sanibel Recreation Departments Summer Day Camp is a traditional 10-week day camp which will run from Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, August 2. Summer Camp is offered to children entering grades first through eighth and will operate Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days except Thursday, July 4. Campers will participate in activities such as swimming, arts and crafts and athletics, as well as a variety of games. Special guests along with an enhanced field trip itinerary will also be a part of the action. Campers should bring swimsuit, towel, sunscreen and a brown bag lunch daily. The cost is $85 per week for members and $105 for non-members. Register in advance and receive the Early Bird rate. Financial assistance is also available to qualifying families. For prices or more information, call the Sanibel Recreation Center at 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Sanibel Rec Members Of The Month The City of Sanibel Recreation Department recognizes Members of the Month, Michael and Mary Bahn. The Bahns have been visiting Sanibel since 1975 and became permanent residents in 1999. They joined the new Sanibel Recreation Center in 2007 with determination to stay healthy and active through programs offered at the facility. Mary enjoys participating in the deep water aerobics and water pilates classes and Michael enjoys staying active with the tennis programs. As members, the Bahns have been able to work on improving flexibility, rehabilitation after surgery and have become more aware of staying healthy both mentally and physically. When asked their comments about the recreation center, they replied, We enjoy not only the facilities but also the staff and the friends you make while being there. The Bahns began visiting Sanibel in 1975 and bought their first condo at Sundial. Over the years they purchased subsequent condos until purchasing their current and permanent home in 1999. They continue to work for their companies in Florida, Michigan and Nevada, but thanks to electronic communications are able to spend the majority of their time working from home. They have been married for 50 years and have three children and nine grandchildren. The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. For more information, call 472-0345 or visit www.mysanibel.com. Michael and Mary Bahn 18 HOLES OF GOLFGolf and lunch for only $75Every weekend in May Golf everyday for only $23 through October Available for all Dunes MembersOpen to the PublicPh. 239.472.3355 | www.dunesgolfsanibel.com 949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel YOUR ISLAND. YOUR CLUB.YOUR SUMMER, SO COME OUT AND PLAY! Join now for all of 2013 with our summer social special, ONLY $550 for Families and $400 for Singles 1-239-851-5188 Cell 800-553-7338 x 233 239-472-5187 x 233 Email: rosedakos@gmail.com Website: www.RoseDakos.com Rose Gibney Dakos VIP Realty Group, Inc.Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Florida Adorable ground level one bedroom, one bath condo with boat docks Near the beach, marina, lighthouse, bike paths, shopping and restaurants Perfect for year-round or seasonal living Asking price is $175,000Opportunity Knocks on Sanibel


ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 201314B From page 11BDisaster In Miamimeager attendance at Marlins Park. The city had counted on rentals to help retire the $120 million debt on the garages. The failure in Miami again opens the age-old controversy whether taxpayers should be funding construction of professional athletic facilities. If a vote was taken in Miami, you know what the result would be. Miracle Remain Atop Florida State League The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team started the week with a 4-1/2 game lead in the South Division of the Florida State League with a 27-8 record (.771). The Miracle won two of three from Jupiter last weekend before beginning a four-game home stand this week, Monday through Thursday against Dunedin. The local baseball team is back on the road following this series for a seven-game road trip to Charlotte and Lakeland. The Miracle returns home to Hammond Stadium next weekend to again face Charlotte. From page 5BFlood Insuranceflood premiums today and in the future. Any building that has been substantially improved greater than 30 percent of its fair market value will immediately be subject to the new, higher rates. This threshold is lower than the percent of fair market value threshold that triggers conformance requirements under FEMA construction guidelines. However, if the improvement elevates the building above Base Flood Elevation it could result in a decrease in flood insurance premiums. Building and community officials should be advising citizens that there are significant credits provided for exceeding FEMA requirements. Often, buildings are constructed to meet FEMA requirements, which are a minimum standard. Exceeding those standards by elevating just one additional foot could decrease flood premiums over 50 percent. Further, the practice of Grandfathering will also be phased out beginning in late 2014. Grandfathering allows a property owner to continue to pay lower rates after a revision to flood maps indicate an increased hazard for that property, saving some property owners thousands of dollars. For owners of properties impacted by BW12 there is one glimmer of hope that has recently surfaced. On May 7, 2013, Sen. Mary Landreiu of Louisiana introduced an Amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that would stop premium rate increases for NFIP coverage until FEMA conducts an affordability study and there is adequate time to act on the findings. Homeowners and citizens should contact Sen. Bill Nelson and Sen. Marco Rubio to express their concerns about Biggert-Waters and ask for support of Sen. Landreius Amendment to the Water Resources Development Act. Chris Heidrick, CPCU, ANFI, CFP, has over 20 years of insurance industry experience, having served in senior executive roles with some of the worlds largest insurers and brokers. For more information, visit www.sanibelinsurance.com. 9100 College Pointe Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33919 www.sbshlaw.com | 239-334-1141In which state should you base your estate plan? The WRONG answer could cost you thousands ... or millions!ATTENTION!Dual State Residents Free Florida Estate Planning Guide 239-334-1141 or www.sbshlaw.com c ? y cost y In whi c plan? costy Craig R. Hersch|Attorney, CPAFlorida Bar Board Certied, Wills, Trusts & Estates Island Sun Will Power Columnist ENGEL & VLKERSCall Isabella Rasi at 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Featuring restaurant & private residences High traffic location on San Carlos Blvd Direct Gulf access$675,000 HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCTION $595,000 Common Problems With Air Conditioningby Bryan HayesWhen it comes to problems with air conditioning, they range far and wide. From problems with refrigerant charge, electrical problems and condensate drains, to name a few. But one of the biggest problems that we encounter on a daily basis is air flow. To state the obvious, air flow is how much air is moving in relation to the a/c system. We have two ways that air move thats associated with your air conditioning. We have air leaving your system and we have air returning to your system. Simple enough, right? The problems occur when we dont have enough air moving in one direction, the other direction or both. Allow me to explain. We have all experienced a room or area of our house that is colder or warmer than others. This is not usually a problem with the mechanics of your system. This is usually an air flow problem. If we have a bedroom that is not getting enough air delivered to that area then it will often result in an uncomfortable situation. If we have the same bedroom that doesnt have enough air taken out, then again it can be uncomfortable. These problems are usually related to the duct work thats in your attic. Often times when we have an older home or a home that was remodeled at one point, enough attention was not paid to the duct sizing or placement. In addition, older homes dont usually have enough return air (the air returning to the system). The solution is often inexpensive duct work modifications. In addition to adding comfort, there is usually a saving due to the fact that the temperature doesnt have to be turned down so low to satisfy those warm areas. So if you are experiencing this situation, give youre a/c guy a call and discuss your options. If done, correctly the benefit can far outweigh the cost. 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.


15B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Many are familiar with the living will, which is otherwise known as the right to die legal document. Not to be confused with living trusts, which govern the disposition of our assets living wills state what life prolonging procedures you want discontinued in the event that the procedures wont save your life, but instead only prolong the process of dying. So, if you were to sign a living will that said to discontinue mechanical breathing, do not engage in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or to remove food and water tubes, then the doctors and hospitals are supposed to allow you to die naturally, but they can and should (according to most living will documents) provide comfort, care and alleviate pain. Anecdotally, many clients become reluctant to initial the provisions that say to discontinue life prolonging procedures. What if I have a heart attack right now? they ask. If I say that I dont want CPR then will they not try to revive me? I explain to them that even if they had a cardiac event the moment after they sign the living will, the document doesnt yet apply. Under the statute, when determining whether a patient meets the preconditions necessary to follow the direction in the living will, two physicians must agree that the patient suffers from an imminently terminal/end stage condition, or is in a persistent vegetative state from which he or she will not recover. Its best explained by example. Assume that Marvin signs a living will that says not to resuscitate him, to remove him from mechanical breathing machines and to remove the food and water tubes should he be judged to meet the statutory preconditions. Then suppose that immediately after signing his living will, Marvin has a heart attack and falls to the floor. Should the paramedics revive him? Of course! Two physicians have not yet stated that Marvin has met the preconditions, in that they have not determined that Marvin has reached an end stage/terminal condition or persistent vegetative state with no hope of recovery. So even though Marvin has signed a living will that says not perform CPR, the paramedics should and will perform whatever life saving treatments at their disposal. Next assume that upon arrival in the hospital, Marvin is hooked up to machines that keep his heart pumping and his lungs breathing. He has no brain waves. After a few days, the doctors determine that Marvin has reached the statutory precondition. He is not considered someone who will recover and is likely to remain in a persistent vegetative state for as long as the machines keep him going. So now we turn to his living will. Marvin has said that he doesnt want any more heroics if the life prolonging procedures will not lead to his recovery but instead are only serving to prolong the process of dying. In consultation with Marvins health care surrogate (often his wife or other family member), the doctors remove Marvin from life support. Now lets assume that a small portion of his brain actually keeps his heart beating and lungs breathing, but the doctors and is family all believe and know that Marvin will remain in this persistent vegetative state forever or at least as long as he remains on food and water tubes. We now look to Marvins living will to see if he wants those removed. If he directed their removal, then those can also be removed. Some individuals hesitate to remove the water tube for fear of a painful death. Ive had doctors tell me two different sides of that story. Some say that if your kidneys have shut down then the introduction of water might be painful to the patient. Others have said that patients in this condition are usually administered morphine, which deadens all pain. Making these decisions on a living will document can be very difficult. But it is much better to have a living will in place that says ahead of time how you wish to be treated, then have a Terri Schiavo situation. You may recall that she was in a comatose state, and her husband and parents fought it out in court to determine what her wishes were. She never completed a living will. Had she, then she probably would not have made national news nor would have been the subject of Congressional debate. So while living wills pose tough questions, it is better to deal with them while you are competent and fine than having your family wrestle with them should you find yourself in a dire medical condition. Craig R. Hersch. Learn more at www.sbshlaw.com. Will PowerWhen Does The Living Will Apply?by Craig R. 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18B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Around The Islands With AnneVeterinarian Fulfills 20-Year Dream With Opening Of Sanibel Clinicby Anne MitchellA 20-year dream of opening an animal clinic on Sanibel became a reality this spring for Dr. Mark Mathusa and his wife, Susan. Dr. Mathusa, a University of Florida graduate, is a licensed veterinarian treating all types of pets including dogs, cats, reptiles and exotics. His Beachside Animal Clinic on Periwinkle Way is a full-service veterinary clinic offering medicine, surgery, dental care, cold laser therapy, radiology, laboratory, flea and tick control, and weight control. He practiced veterinary medicine in Palm Bay, on Floridas east coast, for 17 years. He sold the business in 2007, with the intention of moving his family to Sanibel and working part-time, but he has found himself fully occupied with his island venture and enjoying meeting islanders and visitors and treating their pets. The Mathusas have a 7-year-old son, Ethan, and they felt Sanibel was the best place they could think of to raise him. We have been vacationing here for 20 years, he explained. They moved into their Sanibel home last June and not long after, Dr. Mathusa purchased a unit in the Lime Tree Center, formerly occupied by the shoe store, Comfort by Design. Beachside Animal Clinic will take early evening emergencies as well as less urgent medical, surgical and dental issues. Dr. Mathusa is experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment, he said. In his market research, he learned that pet owners wanted to be able to have X-rays and surgery performed without leaving the island. We saw a window of opportunity, he said. In addition, these services will be available at a cost that is similar, or in many cases, less than those found on the mainland, Dr. Mathusa added. I think people will be pleasantly surprised by the personal service, and our fees are very competitive. Good service, fair prices is what I want to offer. He lives half a mile from his clinic, and says he personally responds to emergency calls before 9 p.m. and on weekends when he is at home. Clients who call his answering service for emergency assistance will be given his cell phone number. After 9 p.m. and on weekends hes out of town, they are advised to call the emergency vet in town. If Im home, I am happy to do it, he said. Hes also a proponent of preventive medicine for pets. We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse the website and look at our articles and pet videos (www.beachsideanimalclinic.com). The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. Beachside Animal Clinic is at 1640-3 Periwinkle Way, phone 579-0804. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon. To coincide with National Bike Safety Month in May, Billys Rentals new coloring book and crayons are available free of charge at locations around Sanibel. The book is geared to teaching youngsters the rules of the road and how to stay safe in a fun and interactive way. It also includes bike path routes and suggested excursions, a map of Sanibel showing beaches and points of interest and a few puzzles. The free books are available for pick-up at Billys Rentals, 1470 Periwinkle Way, and from the following sponsors: Island Sun, 1640 Periwinkle Way; Bank of the Islands, corner of Periwinkle and Casa Ybel; Sealife by Congress, Periwinkle Place Shops; Doc Fords Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille, Rabbit Road; Lighthouse Caf, 362 Periwinkle Way; Royal Shell Vacations, 1547 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, and 15050 Captiva Drive, Captiva; Cheeburger Cheeburger, Tahitian Gardens; Baileys General Store, corner of Periwinkle and Tarpon Bay Road; Dairy Queen, 1046 Periwinkle Way; Island Pizza, 1619 Periwinkle Way, Santiva General Store, Sunset Grill and Lazy Flamingo #1, at SanibelCaptiva Road and Pine Avenue; Pfeiffer Realty Group, 1630 Periwinkle Way; and Pinocchios Original Italian Ice Cream and Gepettos Beach Foodies, 362 Periwinkle Way. Il Cielo restaurant was recently recognized by Florida Governor Rick Scott for its safety and sanitation practices. In a letter, Scott congratulated Il Cielo for being one of only 67 food service establishments in the state recognized during the most recent inspections conducted by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation for having no safety or sanitation violations during the past year. I applaud you and your employees for demonstrating such a high level of attention to detail and commitment to excellence, wrote Scott. Il Cielo is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. The restaurant is bringing back its baby grand piano to the Cloud 9 Grille and offering lighter summer fare and price-fixed early-dining options. It is located at 1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The afternoons are heating up with the announcement that happy hour is back at the Coffee Bar at Baileys. From 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, the baristas will serve up your favorite hot or cold drinks at a buy-one-get-one half off. Coffee Bar at Baileys is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. just inside the entrance to Baileys General Store, located at 2477 Periwinkle Way, phone 579-0026 LIVE ON THE ISLANDS George & Wendys Seafood Grille has live music tonight, Friday, by Diane Russell, guitar and vocals; Saturday, T aylor Nave and Ron Orr, keyboard, guitar and vocals. Sunday is Hospitality Night with happy hour pricing from 8 p.m. to close. Karaoke is Thursdays from 9 p.m. to midnight. George & Wendys is at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, phone 395-1263. This weeks lineup at Traditions on the Beach at the Island Inn includes: Friday Night Dance Party with Joe McCormick and singer Barbara Smith; Saturday, smooth music and dancing with Joe McCormick and Marvilla Marzan with the sounds of Broadway, Latin hits and all styles of popular dance music; Sunday, Dusk Duo, Dean and Kathy Winkleman on piano, guitar and vocals; Tuesday, Mike Arnone aka The Jersey Kid, pop pianist and vocalist, performing everything from The Rat Pack to Motown; Wednesday, Prime Rib and Prime Jazz! With The Freestyle Band and Barbara Smith; and Thursday, Joe McCormick with popular favorites and smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and pop for dancing and listening. Live entertainment starts at 7 p.m. Traditions is at 3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, phone 472 4559. Traders Store & Cafe features music by Chris Workman on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Danny Morgan and Friends on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 10 p.m. Traders is at 1551 Periwinkle Way, phone 472-7242. 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, acoustic 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. 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 entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Crab races take place 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 with 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. Please visit our Island Sun online advertisers each week at www.islandsunnews.com. You can click through to their Web sites for more information about real estate, shopping, restaurants and services. Just click on the logos surrounding the front page. Dr. Mark Mathusa, veterinarian, with patient Elliot, age 3 Mark Mathusa in his recently opened animal clinic in the Line Tree Center with his assistants, Debbie Gaboriault and Natasha Acevedo The free bicycle safety coloring book published by Billys Rentals


19B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013School Smartby Shelley M. Greggs, NCSPDear Readers, Here is the third and final column presented in this series on IEPs. Its a checklist that will help you make sure that your childs IEP is both individualized and addresses the content and regulations required by federal law. It is adapted from Wrightslaw: All about IEPs and the Model IEP Form published by the US Department of Education. IEP Checklist Does the IEP include accurate information about your childs present levels of academic achievement and functional performance? Does the IEP identify all your childs needs that result from the disability? Does the IEP include measurable goals? Are the measurable goals based on your childs present levels of academic achievement and functional performance? Does the IEP describe how and when the school will measure your childs progress toward the goals? Does the IEP specify when you will receive reports on your childs progress toward the annual goals? Does the IEP include a statement of the special education services, related services, and supplementary aids and services that the school will provide? Does the IEP allow your child to make progress in the general curriculum, and participate in extracurricular and other nonacademic activities? Does the IEP include an explanation of the extent to which your child will be educated with children who are not disabled? Does the IEP include the projected date services will begin? Frequency? Location and duration of services? As you preview your childs IEP and find that cant answer one or all of the above questions or have comments or concerns, make sure to write them down and send them to your childs case manager. The case manager should be able to answer your questions or investigate the concern so that you are confident about what is written in the IEP. For further information on IDEA, IEPs and learning disabilities make sure to visit http://nichcy.org/laws/idea, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. It is an excellent website with wonderful information, including online video training modules where you can learn more about special education. Ms. Greggs is adjunct faculty at Edison State College where she teaches psychology and education courses. She is also Nationally Certified School Psychologist and consultant for School Consultation Services, a private educational consulting company. Questions for publication may be addressed to smgreggs@gmail.com. Not all questions submitted can be addressed through this publication. Larry NorrisSanibel 1025 Periwin kl e Wa y Mo n Sat 1 0 5 E venin g s & Sunda y s b y appointme n t 5 7 9 0 412 Designer CONDO C h oose f r o m o v e r50 fabrics 0 a n d 20 wood sam p les at t h e same price! NorrisHomeFurnishin g s.com Complete condo packages starting from $10,999!SANIBEL PACKAGES P eriwinkle Way Causeway B lvd B aily Rd. E xit I sland Edison State College Announces Its First $10K Bachelors DegreeIf you have an interest in teaching and a passion for science, Edison State College has the perfect degree for you! Edison State College offers degrees in Secondary Biology Education and Middle Grades Science Education with tuition under $10,000. In Edisons transformational approach to teaching, students will complete both ground and online innovative coursework. Both of these degrees are designed to meet critical shortage areas in the state of Florida, said Christy Duda, Director of Field Experience at Edison State College. So, not only are we accepting Governor Scotts proposal, we are also responding to our communitys need for highly qualified educators in the areas of secondary and middle grades science. To date, most of the science educators in the state of Florida are alternatively certified or teaching out of area. In November, 2012 Governor Rick Scott challenged the state colleges of Florida to offer programs for those who want to obtain a college degree without going into debt. Higher education is key to helping our students succeed in the 21st century economy and to grow jobs in Florida, said Scott. It is important our students can get an affordable education, and our state colleges have stepped up to the challenge to find innovative ways to provide a quality education at a great value. Our goal should be that students do not have to go into debt in order to obtain a degree and todays announcement of nearly all of our state colleges meeting this challenge puts us closer to achieving that goal for our students and families.continued on page 20B


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Buyers Choice Realty Group is the only exclusive buyer agency on Sanibel and Captiva Superior InteriorsFace-lifting A Few Tired Spacesby Cindy MalszyckiAny time of year can be a great time to spruce up your home with new colors, new styles, even a few new furniture and accessory pieces to breathe life and energy into a tired old space. Here are a few great ideas guaranteed to uplift any tired room: 1. Lighten and brighten. De-clutter. What a great word. Try clearing your rooms of excessive clutter. You might even consider downsizing your precious collections. Brighten your floors with a new area rug. Change out your window treatments to lighten your room. Add a few accent pillows to your furniture for a fresh new look. 2. Try a new color scheme. How about adding an accent wall to a room... perhaps in a shade or two darker than the rooms other three walls? Or consider block painting a wall for more visual interest. Its amazing what a fresh new color scheme can do to uplift your room, and give you a totally new outlook on life in the process. 3. Add some fresh new patterns to your decor. Perhaps its time to consider replacing that tired, worn looking sofa. Smart fabric choices of bold stripes, botanicals, leafy patterns or geometric designs would definitely add some spice to your decor. 4. Refresh your accessories. A new lamp or lampshade might just brighten up one dark corner in your room. Perhaps a new piece of art or the addition of an exciting piece of sculpture might just set the tone for a wonderful fresh room makeover. Whatever your pleasure, consider breathing a little life into your tired interior. You wont be sorry, once your new look is complete. Cindy Malszycki is an interior designer on Sanibel/Captiva Islands. She can be reached at cindy@decden. net. From page 19BDegreeThere is a high demand in Southwest Florida for secondary biology teachers as well as middle grades science teachers, added Dr. Erin Harrel, Dean, School of Education at Edison State College. The added incentive for students is to offer them the chance to earn a bachelors degree for $10,000 and be in a position to fulfill a local, workforce demand. For more information about Edisons degree programs, contact Dr. Christy Duda at cduda@edison.edu or call 4899366. Got A Problem? Dr. Connie Is Inby Constance ClancyQ: Why do we tend to blame ourselves for so many things that happen out of our control?A: We do tend to blame ourselves for things that are often out of our control. Why? Low self-worth. This is how we were programmed. Most likely, this goes back to our family of origin. Since our early years, we have heard our families tell us how, and what, to think about ourselves. Consider listening to yourself. Stop using low self-worth as an excuse not to live life to its fullest with the utmost self-confidence. Learn to accept situations as they are and consider what is the best appropriate action. Perhaps talking with clergy, a professional counselor or trusted friend can be a start. So, why not choose to trust yourself? People who have a genuine sense of self-worth are able to relax and live in the present. They handle stressors with ease. Pay attention to the people in your life who seem to be comfortable with who they are.They have high self-worth and are not overwhelmed with stress and tension. They live in the present moment and do what is necessary for that moment. Now, think about those who are stressed out. How would you rate their self-worth? This is not to say that one has to be stress-free to have a good self-image. Again, we know that some stress can be helpful because it motivates us to take risks and achieve our goals. Feelings of self-worth can come and go, depending on how well we accept what is going on in our lives. This is a part of being human. Having a sense of purpose in life and living life with a sense of purpose bolsters self-worth. When you allow your self-worth to be compromised, you are not living constructively and stress occurs. Take each moment to feel worthy of yourself and your life. Top ProducersRoyal Shell Real Estate recognizes their top producers for the month of April. Top Listing Producers Team: McMurray & Nette Top Listing Producer Individual/ Partners: Jane Weaver and Cathy Rosario Top Sales Producers Team: McMurray & Nette Top Sales Producer Individual/ Partners Jane Weaver and Cathy Rosario Jane Weaver and Cathy Rosario Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette ISLAND SUN BUSINESS NEWSMAKERS


21B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013deaRPharmacistFinding The Cause Of Migraine Headachesby Suzy Cohen, RPhDear Pharmacist: Ive had migraine headaches for 11 years and live on triptan drugs and ibuprofen. There must be something else I can do. Please lend some sensible Suzy insight. Im desperate. JC, Tuscon, Arizona The sensible thing for me to do is help you determine the cause of your headaches, rather than list supplements youve probably already tried. Migraines can steal the joy from your life, making you nauseous and sensitive to sounds, perfume and light, not to mention the pain. There are 50 other symptoms, too. Even though your odds increase if a family member has migraines, I still think you can overcome them if you know the cause, thats the hardest part. Women are three times more likely to get migraines, compared to men, which speaks to an estrogen connection. A sudden drop in estrogen (like at the beginning of your natural cycle or when coming off the pill for a week) can trigger a headache. Food sensitivities are common triggers so Id avoid foods that contain gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, corn, processed cold-cuts, wine, sulfites and chocolate. Give it three months to be fair. Avoid food additives at all costs, such as artificial colors, sweeteners or MSG. Dont freak, its not that hard to do if you choose to eat nothing from a box or can. Have you considered nutritional deficiencies? Magnesium deficiency is a common cause for headaches, depression, cramps and body aches. For the complete list of medications that rob you, refer to my book Drug Muggers. How crazy would you think I was if I told you that H. pylori (the same bug associated with ulcers) is tied to migraines? A randomized, double-blind placebo controlled study proved it in 2012, and that was not the first study tethering bacteria, parasites, worms and viruses to migraines. Experts cannot agree on why migraines occur. Some think there are arterial changes which create more blood flow to the head. Drugs like Imitrex, Zomig and Maxalt work by constricting blood vessels and should be taken immediately. Medicine wont prevent future attacks, thats why I stress the importance of finding the triggers. Speaking of stress, minimize it. Other experts including myself, think migraines have more to do with mitochondrial (mito) dysfunction and pain-causing cytokines than with inflamed blood vessels. Your mito are energy generators and normally pump out ATP (energy molecule) but something goes awry. Restoring mito health and reducing cytokines should become every migraine sufferers goal. Eradication of infection can help while supplements that support mito health are critical. CoQ10 (or ubiquinol) is among the best. A 2002 study (Cephalalgia) concluded that 61 percent of participants found at least a 50 percent reduction in the frequency of migraine attacks over four months with CoQ10. Migraineurs could also benefit tremendously from magnesium, riboflavin and lipoic acid. Wrap your head around this type of thinking because my new ideas might help you reach your ultimate goal, a pain free life! 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. Breast Cancer Ultrasound ScreeningComing direct to you. B B re re re re a a s s t t C C a a n n c c e e r r U U l l t t r r a a s s o o u u n n d d S S c c re re re re e e n n i i E ar l y d etect i on i s everyt hi ng Painless, No C om p ression. F ast T est R esu l t s N o P rescr ip t i on R e q u i re d Affordable & C ondentia l NEW P a i n l ess Ul trasoun d T ec h no l o gy Ultrasound is capable o f detecting cancers tha t cannot be found by d or p h ys i ca l exams, part i cu l ar l y i n women w i t h d ense b reasts. D ense b reast t i ssue appears white on a mammogram, just like cancers do, its described as looking f o r a snow b a ll i n a snowstorm. Addi ng a w h o l e BREA S T ULTRA SO UN D s creen i ng to y our breast health regimen can provide the ea rli es t de t ec ti o n Sanibel Island / Captiva Fri. May 3 rd 3 3 8:30a to 4p d y mammo g g r r a a p p hy $139.00 Sanibel Island / Captiva Sat. May 18th 9a to 5pSanibel Island / Captiva Sat. May 18th 9a to 5p Our email address is press@islandsunnews.com


22B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013Mom 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 never thought retirement would be like this; I thought it would be much better. My husband, who always seemed like an organized person, just doesnt function that way anymore. I make out a list for him the cleaners, a little grocery shopping, the pharmacy and a bank deposit. He is very willing to go and all this could be done in one trip in a very short time, but he insists on doing it his way. He goes to the cleaners, then comes home and has coffee. Then, he drives to the bank, then comes home for lunch. He has his nap, then goes to the pharmacy and forgets to go to the grocery store. He is driving me crazy, but other women I talk to complain about their husbands watching endless TV. Some talk about writing a book, but it never gets started and others spend hours and hours at their computer. They know that daily exercise is important, but the only exercise they get is the five minute hike to their mailbox. How can I improve on his chore schedule? Melvina Dear Melvina, You cant make anyone do what they dont want to do themselves. It sounds as if your husband is bored, and to fill in the time, he makes what he did formerly in an hour stretch out for a day. This man is having retirement adjustment problems and he needs some meaningful activity. Is there a friend or former business associate who you know is involved who could call and meet him and introduce him to other involved men. Your husband needs your help not your criticism. Lizzie Dear Melvina, A lesson in life I have learned is that I cannot change someone else. The only person I have true control over is myself, my feelings, my thoughts, my behavior. Sometimes I doubt it, but that is a different story. Back to you. In trying to find a solution to your current challenge, you can try to work with your husband and yourself. You can provide options, directions and or scheduling suggestions to your husband, but he needs to see a need for change and choose to change. You cannot change him. If he chooses not to take your suggestions, you will need to change how you think and feel about his schedule and learn to work around it. People, men mostly, in my experience refuse to ask for directions. You know the world-wide jokes about men accepting being lost for hours before stopping to ask for directions? This seems to occur in retirement. They refuse to ask for directions in their new journey into retirement and more times than not get lost similar to how they got lost going on the family vacation. Pryce Lizzie and Pryces email address is momandmeaging@hotmail.com. Eden Energy MedicineStay Grounded To Maximize Your Healthby Karen L. Semmelman, Certified EEM, JD, AAMLI suspect you are wondering what is meant by staying grounded. We are all electromagnetic beings, staying connected to the earth by gravitational pull. Energy is pulled from the earth into our bodies via the Kidney 1 (K1) point on the bottom of our feet. (See prior articles for exact location.) K1 is the beginning of the Kidney meridian and from Chinese belief systems, Kidney energy is the original chi (lifeforce) that is created upon the instant of conception. Thus, it is imperative to be able to draw earth energy into our beings. However, many of us do not pull this energy. Why? Synthetic shoes, indoor activities rather than connections with earth, electro-magnetic frequencies bombarding us from cell phones or microwaves or wireless connections all interfere with the ability to be grounded. Just like an electrical devise must be grounded to allow excess energy to leave the system, we as humans need the natural exchange of energies with the Earth. Grounding impacts you physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. If you are not grounded, the polarization in your body needs to be reset to orient you to the magnetic north-south of the Earth; especially since each cell in our body has a polarity of north and south. How do you know if you arent grounded? Perhaps (1) your feet feel sore; (2) you feel lightheaded and not connected to your body; (3) you changed time zones; (4) you flew on a plane; (5) you literally feel disconnected from the earth; (6) you have trouble walking or balancing or (7) you are picking up others energy. How does one ground? There are several methods. 1. Spoon the feet. Rub the bottom of bare feet with the back of a stainless steel spoon. Uses 8s or just rub across the bottom. Since the spoon is metal and you are an electromagnetic being, the energy is pulled through your body to meet the spoon. 2. Walk barefoot outdoors, especially on the beach or in the ocean. 3. Hug a tree or sit down with your back against a tree. 4. Open the foot chakras by circling or stretching the heel away from the ball and use your thumbs to move the energy between the webs on the top of the foot down to the toes 5. Open the hand chakras by massaging the palm of one hand with the other and then pushing the energy from the webs on the top of the hands down to the fingers. Pull energy off fingers. 6. Jet Lag. See pages 143-146 of Donna Edens Energy Medicine book to avoid the effects of jet lag. It works. I use it all the time when I fly and find that I dont experience jet lag, since I am resetting my meridians and body rhythms to interface with the new time zone. Next week, we will address more ways to keep you grounded. Have fun with your energy! Send me your questions. Next weeks topic is Learn A Quick Physical Grounding Tool. If you have a questions for Karen, email her at ksemmelmanenergy@ gmail.com. Learn more at www.semmelmanenergy.com. EEM does not diagnose or cure illness, but working with subtle energies of the body has been shown to help many conditions. Edison State College Offers Neonatal Intubation ProgramEdison State College is offering a Neonatal Intubation course through the Continuing Education program to help practicing Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) learn the correct steps for successful intubation on infants. This course allows participants to learn the proper procedure for neonatal intubation, in a safe environment through the simulation labs, said Dr. Jeff Elsberry, Associate Dean of the School of Health Professions for the department of Cardiopulmonary and Emergency Care Programs at Edison State College. Course developer and faculty member, Sindee Karpel, MPA, RRT commented, There are many obstacles to using live infants for clinical practice. This course provides a unique simulated experience for Respiratory Therapists to develop and enhance their skills in a setting that enables focus on the clinical procedure. When faced with a real-life scenario, Respiratory Therapists who complete this course will have greater competence in providing intubation for small children. This course is designed through eight hours of online study, available anytime day or night, and two hours of clinical preparation and practice which can be scheduled at the convenience of the participant. Upon completion of this course, participants are able to identify the need for endotracheal intubation, identify the anatomical structures encountered for a neonate during intubation, select and prepare equipment needed, insert and determine placement of the endotracheal tube, and perform as many intubations as their institution requires in the simulation hospital under physician supervision. One third of the 40 participants from the first class of Respiratory Therapists, who regularly respond to high risk deliveries within the Lee Memorial Health System, have completed this new certification program. For more information, visit www.edison.edu. A Neonatal Intubation program will be offered at Edison State College Indispensable Advice from Dr. Dave Get your copy of Dr. Daves Book at Sanibel Island Books and Gifts,1571 Periwinkle Way 472-5223


23B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 ENGEL & VLKERSCall Isabella Rasi at 239-246-47161101 Periwinkle Way #105, Sanibel, FL 239-472-0044HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Featuring restaurant & private residences High traffic location on San Carlos Blvd Direct Gulf access$675,000 HIGH-VISIBILITY FORT MYERS BEACH COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PRICE REDUCTION $595,000 Dr. DaveEnticing Camouflageby Dr. Dave HepburnRecently, my wife and I wandered off into Arizonas Sonoran desert, she in search of adventure, me thinking she said, Lets wander off for some dessert. Not too far into the hike, we came across a soft, cute, fuzzy baby lying on the desert floor. It looked so inviting, it could have been a dessert, I pointed out. But to make it even more appealing, why not call it a teddy bear and then add a romantic cholla to its name. We had not only come across a teddy bear cholla plant, but a baby, innocently lying on the ground, no less. Who wouldnt want to cuddle a million of them? My wife certainly would. A perfect storm for a gentle ahhh photo op. But this plants nomenclature should have included vicious attacking maiming Godzillus cactusi. The ahhh moment turned in to an owww moment when the cuddly little cholla she had picked up so gingerly decided it didnt want to be let down and suddenly shot hooks out of its arms like Wolverine on Red Bull. The attack of the jumping teddy bear cholla was on! DAVID! COME GRAB THIS THING OFF ME! Although what Im sure I heard was Run the other way, Im being attacked! So her plea for me to manually remove this vicious beast of the Sonoran from her carcass went unheeded for self preservation purposes. (One of us had to make it out in order to return the rental car so we didnt get dinged an extra day.) But as I looked around for a rock or stick or a stiff lizard to knock it off her, she made the fatal mistake (fatal added here to make this story even more gripping and hey, in the end, we all die anyway) of grabbing it with her free hand, to which the cholla leaped on with apparent cholla glee. By the time we finally extricated her from this spawn of Satan succulent, she had several broken barbs sunk deep in to her hand. Later back at the hotel I removed them with a Black and Decker, mucho tequilla, earplugs and a hatchet. That this happened to her is no surprise to either of us, as in the last two years, she has been kicked by a horse, attacked and stung by jellyfish, been tossed like a rag doll onto a seashell beach by a rogue wave, pranced on the side of an exploding volcano and actually set off alarms in Sigmund Freuds house. I cant wait to take her on safari in Africa. Nature and marketers both camouflage themselves to try to attract us to things that look so inviting but are anything but. In fact, are not some of the most enticing things we partake of the most dangerous? Sun: Enticing scenes of lounging on a tropical beach while your wife chides you for ogling as she steals your Corona. You roll over so as to brown evenly like a marshmallow on a campfire before it bursts into flames. Sun beaming, waves lapping, rays absorbing, DNA changing, skin wrinkling, chemo starting. Booze: Cold drink, hot day, cold ice, hot girls. Enticing, yet I will never forget the comment of one ER doctor struggling to jam a compression balloon-on-a-tube down the gullet of a partierwho was thrashing about as he was throwing up buckets of blood. I dont believe they showed this part in the commercials. Vitamins: Hunkered between booze and cigarettes are vitamins? Isnt that kind of extreme? But call anything a vitamin or natural or all-natural and the gumboots will come a stompin like flies to scorpion poop. Though some vitamins have been shown to be counterproductive to our health, who wants to to let science interfere. The word vitamin is just too lovely to ignore and of course if its natural, its got to be like really, really good for us, like hemlock and chollas. Cigarettes: Skulls and crossbones are just too tempting for the Jimmy Dean wannabes. Cant resist getting that bad boy image to go along with that bad boy breath and bad boy cough. And speaking of green... Green stuff: A recent study found that people tend to think a candy bar with a green calorie label is healthier than ones with red or white labels, even when the number of calories is the same. I would call this cholla chocolate. This effect was strongest among people who place high importance on healthy eating, the moral being therefore not to care about healthy eating so you wont be fooled. So, no more desserts for us. WHAT? Whoops, very, very bad typo. Bad fingers! My wife and I are out of the deserts and are back hiking in the good ol Pacific Northwest rainforest, where my wife just found these really cute, colourful mushroomy things... Listen live or call in to Dr Dave on his fun yet informative radio show, Wisequacks, heard each Sunday at 5 p.m. at www.cknw.com. Contact Dr. Dave or read more at www.wisequacks.org. Beware of the barbs from the teddy bear cholla plant ISLAND ISLAND PHARMACY PHARMACY(Voted Best Pharmacy on The Island 6 years)CARING FOR YOU AND ABOUT YOUPhone 472-6188 Fax 472-61442330 Palm Ridge Rd. #12, Sanibel Read us online at IslandSunNews.com Share your community news with us.Call 395-1213 Fax: 395-2299or emailpress@islandsunnews.com


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Close to causeway. $4,000/mo. 472-6747Gulf Beach Properties, Inc.Paul H. Zimmerman, Broker/Ownersanibelannualrentals.comServing The Islands Rental Needs Since 1975 RS 4/26 BM TFN COMMERICAL RENTALOFFICE / COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR RENTPALM COURT CENTER 2424 PALM RIDGE ROAD SANIBEL, Florida HIGHLY VISIBLE GROUND FLOOR SPACE 520 SQUARE FEET MOVE IN CONDITION IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY $750 / MONTH Landlord pays all common maintenance. Call 239-472-6543 or 973-726-3213NS 4/5 CC TFN Island VacationsOf Sanibel & CaptivaMillion $ Views Await You! Cottages Condos Homes Miles of Beaches & Bike Paths239-472-72771-888-451-7277RS 1/4 BM TFN LIGHTHOUSE REALTYPaul J. Morris, Broker VACATION RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & SALES 359 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island 239-579-0511RS 1/4 CC TFN ANNUAL RENTAL Apartment for lease on Sanibel, Mid Island, Furnished, 1B/1B $895. per month. Call 734-761-7600 ext. 231.RS 1/4 CC TFN FOR RENTCommunity Housing & Resources (CHR) has apartments for rent to individuals who work full time on Sanibel. Rent based on income. For information call 239-472-1189.RS 3/15 CC 8/30 RE/MAX OF THE ISLANDSPutting owners and tenants together Call Dustyn Corace www.remax-oftheislands.com 239-472-2311RS 1/4 BM TFN ISABELLA RASIHAPPY TO HELP YOUWITH ALL OF YOURREAL ESTATE NEEDS! RS 1/4 NC TFN 1101 Periwinkle Way #105 Sanibel, FL 33957ISABELLA RASI(239) 246-4716EISABELLARASI@AOL.COM International Client Base 600 Shops Worldwide Multi-Lingual Sta NS 5/3 BM TFN Moran Realty GroupJohn Gee & CompanyMeticulously maintained and updated. Best value on Sanibel under $500,000!! Close to beach $459,000 1610 Sabal Sands Rd Robyn & Robb Moran SCARNATO LAWN SERVICELawn Service, Shrubs and Tree Trimming Weeding, Installation of Plants, Trees and Mulch (one month free service available) Joe Scarnato (239) 849-6163 scarnatolawn@aol.com RS 1/25 BM TFN HOME WATCH SANIBELProperty Management-Bookkeeping Call Bob or Sally Island Residents 239-565-7438, sanisal186@gmail.com WWW.HOMEWATCHSANIBEL.COMRS 1/4 CC TFN PAINTING GOATProfessional Painting & Home Maintenance Free Estimates Fully Insured www.paintinggoat.com 239-271-2919RS 4/19 CC TFN SERVICES OFFEREDFOR SALE BY OWNER3BEDROOM/2BATH POOL HOME IONA/MCGREGOR AREA $169,900 CALL FOR DETAILS 239-565-2155 RS 5/10 NC TFN MOBILE HOME PERIWINKLE PARK$130,000. 60 x 12 wl metal roof-over plus 20 x 12 Florida room. Master BR has queen size bed & blt-in dresser & dbl closet. Master bath has combo bath/ shower & dbl sink vanity w/extra storage. Guest BR has dbl closet + blt-in drawers & private bath w/ shower. Eat-in-kit is open to LR which ows into Florida room. Designed pass-thru from K to FL room. Private 12 x 12 deck, picnic table and storage shed. One car carport with adjacent 2nd parking space. Ceramic tile ooring in kitchen. Florida room & bathrooms. Carpeting in both bedrooms & LR. Home recently inspected & has all required tiedowns. New central air & heat system & stacked washer/dryer, all appliances louvered blinds throughout. Purchase completely furnished including all linens, dishes, pots & pans, tableware,2 sleeper couches, recliner, 2 dining tables & chairs, 4 outdoor chairs & folding beach chairs, etc. Call owner 317-293-0915 or email LMSrealtor@aol.com for further information or to make offer. NS 4/26 CC TFN HOUSE FOR SALEDonax St, Sanibel, SF 4/2 Home for sale. $470,000 OBO, Over 2000 SF, built in 1986. No pool. ML#201302314 Call for details 239-825-2608. RS 5/10 CC TFN RENTAL WANTED RENTAL WANTEDRetired Sanibel resident seeking annual rental. Unfurnished home w. 2-3 bedrooms, pool. Prefer covered parking and pet friendly. 239-980-4236NS 5/17 CC 5/24 HELLES CLEANING SERVICESResidential Cleaning to Satisfaction Sanibel & Captiva 239-565-0471 Sanibel Lic. #11412 Lee Co. Lic. #051047NS 1/4 PC TFN SANIBEL HOME WATCHRetired Police Captain Lives on Sanibel Will Check Your Home Weekly Very Reasonable Rates (239) 728-1971 RS 1/4 BM TFN HOME/CONDO WATCH CONCIERGE SERVICESDorado Property Management Full Range of Services Island Resident Licensed & Insured 24/7 Call Lisa or Bruce at 239-472-8875RS 1/4 BM TFN COMPANION SERVICE Sanibel-Captiva Care and Companion Service, LLC Medical appointments, general transportation, shopping, light meal preparations, and light cleaning. Our services are customized to meet our clients needs. Call 239-395-3591, or for an emergency call 239-472-0556.RS 1/4 BM TFN ROGER NODRUFF ELECTRICLic# EC12002788. Call Roger 239-707-7203. Aqualink Motor Controls. Of ce & Store Maint. NS 5/17 CC 6/7


Read us online at IslandSunNews.com 29B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIED DEADLINE FRIDAY AT NOON CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS CLASSIFIEDS To advertise in the Island Sun Call 395-1213 LOST AND FOUNDLOST AND FOUNDLost Ladies Watch Make: Brighton Area of Mucky Duck on Captiva Island Lost on Dec. 10, 2012 around noon If found call: 941-639-5395 RS 1/4 NC TFN FOUNDPrescription sunglasses found in parking lot of Limetree Center on Wednesday, February 27. Claim at Island Sun newspaper, suite 2 in Limetree Center, or call 395-1213.NS 3/8 NC TFN HELP WANTED3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Fl Phone: 239-472-3644, ext 1 Fax: 239-472-2334 www.crowclinic.orgHELP US PLEASE!!We need volunteers for: Clinic emergency patient admissions desk and baby animal feeders Visitor education center greeters and gift shop cashiers CROW (239) 472-3644, ext. 231 or volunteers@crowclinic.orgRS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITYThe Sunshine Ambassador Program is a new and exciting volunteer opportunity offered at the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida located within HealthPark Medical Center. The Sunshine Ambassadors will greet, assist and be a positive rst point of contact for patients, families and visitors entering the hospital. The Ambassadors also make a difference to families by providing educational and healthful resources to assist in GRANDparenting for GRANDchildren. We are currently seeking year-round volunteers to work one 4-hour shift Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 12:00pm to 4:00 pm. If you would be interested in learning more about this wonderful new opportunity, please contact Lisa Ellinwood, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at 239-343-5062 at the Golisano Childrens Hospital.NS 2/8 CC TFN GARAGE MOVING YARDSALES CAUTION GARAGE SALE ANTIQUESLimoge China Luncheon Setting for six, pale pink $300. Hand carved chair $65. High Poster Bed $125. Pine Childs Trundle Bed $100. Offers Welcome. 1854 Ibis Lane, Sanibel. 849-0907NS 5/17 CC 5/17 HELP WANTEDHELP WANTEDVolunteers needed for Independence Day parade on Sanibel. Help needed prior to and during the parade. Various duties. If you can help out, call Trish Phillips at 2462981 or email trishphillips@mysanibel.com. NS 2/22 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers needed for the After School Program which runs Mon.-Th, 2:30 3:15 pm call Linda Reynolds 472-1617RS 1/4 NC TFN VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDAt The Sanibel School Call Michelle Wesley 239-910-8000RS 1/4 NC TFN SERVERS ASSISTANT SERVERS LINE COOKIL Tesoro Ristorante, 751 tarpon Bay Rd. Sanibel Now hiring; Servers, Assistant Servers and Line cook Email resumes to: iltesoro@me.com or ll out applications between 11-2 daily.NS 1/18 NC TFN CUSTOMER SERVICE/ OUTSIDE SALESWe need you to pamper our customers and spread the word about our services. Union Mechanical Inc. 239-437-5595 Knowledge of construction/contracting a plus.RS 2/8 CC TFN HOUSEKEEPER ON BEAUTIFUL CAPTIVATravel time and tolls paid. Call 239-472-5800. NS 4/26 NC TFN NIGHT DISPATCHERPhone/Customer Service. Knowledge of Sanibel. Full time 4PM-12AM Sanibel Taxi 239-472-4160/695 Tarpon Bay NS 5/17 CC 5/17 HELP WANTEDWe are looking to add somebody fresh and fun, professional and courteous to our team! if you t the description, come in and meet us! Sanibel Beauty Salon 2330 Palm Ridge Road 472-1111 email sanbeautys@aol.com NS 5/17 CC 5/17 Sanibel Beauty Salon


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.) . . 565-7872 or 433-7798 American Legion Post 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-9979 Angel Flight SE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-877-4AN-ANGELAudubon Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472-3744 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .677-7299 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) . . . . . . 472-232930B ISLAND SUN MAY 17, 2013 Pets Of The Week Hello, my name is Harley and I am a 3-year-old male brindle Staffordshire Terrier Mix. Im a real cutie with tons of potential. Enthusiastic best describes my outlook on life. Everyone laughs at my antics when they let me out to play. Go ahead and teach me anything you want Im very motivated to be the best dog I can be. If you love to run and play ball, we could have years of fun together! My adoption fee is $30 (regularly $75) during Animal Services Spring Fever Adoption Promotion. Hi, my name is Raksha and I am a 1-year-old female brown tabby domestic short hair. If you want a loving lap cat, look no more. Im a very shy kitty, so dont pass me by. I will curl up and stick to you like Velcro and I love, love, love to cuddle and have my head and ears scratched. Id love to be your one and only because Im a kitty that loves humans more than other cats. My adoption fee is $30 (regularly $50) during Animal Services Spring Fever Adoption Promotion. For information about this weeks pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services website at www. LeeLostPets.com. When calling, refer to the animals ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available. The shelter is open for adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive 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. Raksha ID# 558527 Harley ID# 562632 photos by squaredogphoto.com


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