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ISLAND SUN - OCTOBER 23, 2015
Eagles Nest, 1927
Visit the History Gallery to learn more about the unique and diverse history of Captiva.
Interpretive panels and touch screen access to historic photos are featured. Step aboard
a wooden replica of the old mailboat Santiva to capture the spirit of the island. The
History Gallery is accessed through the Captiva Memorial Library, located on Chapin
Lane and open during library hours. This week’s image is Eagles Nest, located in the rear
of Snug Harbor, owned by the Kinzie brothers and built in 1927. George and Andrew
Kinzie ran the ferry between Fort Myers and the islands for several years before they sold
it to the Singleton family. Many photos like this that capture the unique and diverse his-
tory of Captiva are featured through graphic and video panels in the History Gallery,
developed by the Captiva Island Historical Society. All ages are welcome to visit the
History Gallery and learn about the combination of historical events and people that
photo archives of the Captiva Island Historical Society
Volunteers Needed For
Sanibel Luminary Festival
The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers
for its 31st annual Sanibel Luminary Festival December 4 from 5 to 9 p.m .
Volunteers pass out glow sticks and assist people on and off the trolleys.
Volunteers receive a yellow T-shirt to wear during their two-hour shifts. There is
only one meeting required prior to the festival. To volunteer, contact Holli Martin at
Volunteers are stationed at the following trolley stops: the East End (Pinocchio’s),
Bennett’s Fresh Roast, Jerry’s Market, Tahitian Gardens, Bailey’s General Store and
Olde Sanibel Shoppes. Each location typically has entertainment, food, beverages and
plenty of holiday cheer.
The chamber organizes the event, purchases the glow stick necklaces, gathers
volunteers, and arranges for the complimentary trolleys provided by Adventures In
Paradise, Tarpon Bay Explorers and Select Transportation. Island retailers, community
groups, and churches open their doors to island residents and guests to kick-off the
Being in the midst of festival is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Ride the
complimentary trolley before or after your shift and experience Luminary as a partici-
pant, as well as a volunteer.
Luminary volunteers assist trolley passengers
Donations Still Needed For
Upcoming Trash To Treasures Sale
submitted by Island Seniors
e are still
tions (clean, gently used
items) for our upcom-
ing Trash To Treasures
Sale,” said Dorothy
Sawyer, Island Senior
Sales Coordinator. The
annual event is orga-
nized by Island Seniors,
Inc. volunteers at the
Center 4 Life, 2401
Island Seniors, Inc.
is an enrichment, social
and resource organization for 50 years of age and up members who are residents or
visitors to our islands.
“This is a huge event for the Island Seniors/Center 4 Life and all the proceeds help
support their programs like kayaking, aerobics, computers, arts and so much more,”
said Trish Phillips, seniors program manager.
This year’s sale will be held on Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m . to 2 p.m.
“You are welcomed to stop by the Center 4 Life and browse before the sale,”
added Sawyer. “We have a wide variety of treasures, from craft items to home décor
to golf clubs to dishes – and the price is just right.”
For more information about donating, call the Center 4 Life at 472-5743.
At Family Night
Everything was bubbling up and
over on October 7 as the LOGOS
family program at Sanibel
Community Church got off to a great
start. The bubble machine was running,
bubble gum was blowing and giant bub-
ble balls were bouncing in a relay race.
For dinner, the kids ate everything in a
LOGOS is open to all families with
children who are 3 years old through fifth
grade. Every week has a unique theme.
Sanibel Community Church is located
at 1740 Periwinkle Way (next to Jerry’s
Market). For information about how to
register for the LOGOS program, call
Kathy Cramer at 472-2684.
Korynn Livermon bounces her way across
the floor to her teammate in the bubble
Brooks Selby prepares to pop a gumball in
his mouth to blow a giant bubble
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