Home' Island Sun : ISN 103015 Contents ISLAND SUN - OCTOBER 30, 2015
As the Sanibel Historical Village
starts the season, board and com-
mittee members are hard at work
preparing a special training program to
get new volunteers started and to help
current volunteers refresh their memo-
ries about the many historical buildings,
artifacts and stories to share with visi-
The first training class will be at 9
a.m . on Monday, November 9 in the
village’s Old Schoolhouse and will fea-
ture a guided tour through the village.
The second training class is 9 a.m. on
Monday, November 16, also at the Old
As part of the training, museum board
members will speak in depth about the
village’s buildings as trainees take a tour
of the village. Past directors Gayle Pence
and Bill Bachman co-chair the training
Training continues for all docents and
volunteers throughout the year, as well as
regular Docent Updates.
Anyone interested in becoming a
docent or volunteer should call museum
manager Emilie Alfino at 472-4648.
Board members Ellen O’Neill, Dorothy
Donaldson, Gayle Pence and Jan Halliday
worked on a new, updated Docent
Handbook, an invaluable tool full of infor-
mation about Sanibel history
As Season Begins
Hundreds of people visited the
Sanibel Historical Village last
week as season got under way.
“It’s a great start to what promises to
be an exciting year,” said Emilie Alfino,
museum manager. “There are some
changes at the village this year. In addi-
tion to expanded hours, our museum
store has a new scope with a strong focus
on history-related and educational items.”
The village also has new walkways
to enhance visitors’ experience, and the
Shore Haven visitor center has been
reconfigured to provide more space for
programs. Coming this year are four
Twilight Talks, a Luminary event, Calusa
Day and Lighthouse Day.
New volunteers are always needed at
the village. Interested people are encour-
aged to call 472-4648.
“Our volunteers serve in a wide variety
of areas, so anyone can find an enjoyable
place in our village family,” Alfino said.
The first docent training session is
scheduled for Monday, November 9 from
The Sanibel Historical Museum and
Village is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesdays through Saturdays. Full guided
tours take place at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m. at no additional charge, depend-
ing on docent availability. The Sanibel
Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop
Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is
handicap access to all buildings. Admission
is $10 for adults (18 and over). Members
and children are free. For more informa-
tion, call 472-4648 during museum hours
or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org.
Meeting To Be
Held November 9
The next meeting of the Lee Coast
Chapter of MOAA (Military
Officers Association or America)
will be held on Monday, November 9 at
Crown Colony Golf and Country Club
beginning at 5:45 p.m .
The guest speaker will be Carrie
Kerskie, an expert on identity theft and
fraud. She is an author and serves as
director of the Identity Fraud Instituteat
Hodges University. She has made
appearances on local and national net-
work TV news shows.
Former, retired or active duty uniformed
officers who are interested in joining
MOAA should contact Jeff Nichols at 515-
720-5204 for membership information.
Legion Post 123
On Sunday, November 1, American
Legion Post 123 will serve corned
beef and cabbage from 1 to 8
On Tuesday, November 3, the Ladies
Auxiliary will conduct their meeting at 6
On Sunday, November 8, Post 123 will
serve narbecue ribs and chicken all day.
8-Ball Pool League play can be seen
every Monday at 5 p.m. Come by and
watch some great action.
Tuesday’s special is soft shell or deep
fried tacos all day. Hump Day specials are
served all day on Wednesdays.
On Fridays, a six-ounce ribeye steak
sandwich is available all day. There are
daily specials as well as the popular half-
pound burgers. Food is served from 11
a.m. to 8 p.m. The public is welcome.
If you have a flag that needs to be
retired, drop it off at your convenience.
Hours are Monday through Saturday
from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from
noon to 9 p.m.
American Legion Post 123 is located at
Mile Marker 3 on Sanibel-Captiva Road.
For more information, call 472-9979.
Museum manager Emilie Alfino with vol-
unteers Robin Coleman, Nancy Siegel and
Ann Rodman in the revamped museum
For Up-To-Date Store Offers and Merchandise Visit:
10a.m - 5p.m. Daily
Cafe’s open 7:30 a.m .
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