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ISLAND SUN - NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Gore Hotel – Early 1900s
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 The Gore Hotel with the Post
Office addition in the front, circa early 1900s. Mrs. Fayrum is the first in line. This was the
Gore residence on Captiva. Owners Alvin and Hattie Gore ran a tourist camp there
called Camp Gore. Gore Lane is thought to be named for them. Many photos like this
(that capture the unique and diverse history 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 combina-
tion of historical events and people that shaped Captiva.
photo archives of the Captiva Island Historical Society
The Captiva Community Panel will
hold its regular monthly meeting
on Tuesday, November 10, begin-
ning at 9 a.m. in the Cone Rooms in
Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island
Resort. This meeting is open to all inter-
ested islanders and the public.
Among the agenda items:
• Workshop on county staff comments
on Captiva Plan update.
• Presentation on SanCap Solar
• Update on priority committees (ten-
• A Captiva Erosion Prevention
• A Captiva Fire District update.
• A Hurricane Preparedness and
Response Committee update.
• Other business as necessary.
Public participation is invited
and encouraged. The next Captiva
Community Panel meeting will tentatively
be December 8. Information and back-
ground documents are available online at
Legion Post 123
On Sunday, November 8, American
Legion Post 123 will serve barbe-
cue ribs and chicken from 1 to 8
p.m . Cost is $12 to $14.
On Wednesday, November 11, Post
123 will host a Veterans Day celebration,
with a complimentary meal offered to all
veterans and members of the U.S. mili-
tary from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
On Sunday, November 15, the Legion
will host a fish fry all day long.
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-
The LWV Sanibel is nonpartisan and devoted to providing
Sanibel residents with voter services and educational forums
about national, state and local legislative issues. Besides voter
registration services, the LWV works to insure that every voter
has fair and unbiased information to understand ballot issues and
the candidates’ opinions. The LWV does not support or oppose
candidates or parties, but sometimes supports or opposes ballot
measures, proposed laws and government actions.
Contact: LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957
Annual Memberships: Individual -- $65
Family -- $95
Susan B. Anthony -- $125
LWV Luncheons and Programs are from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Sundial
Beach Resort (Waterview Room), 1451 Middle Gulf Dr. Registration
begins at 11:30 a.m. Reservations due the Monday preceding the
luncheon. Call 239/395-0927 or email LWVSanibel@gmail.com.
November 19 - How Sugar Has Soured Florida Politics.
Speaker, Ray Judah, former Lee County Commissioner; Coordinator-
Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition.
December 13 - Holiday Party, 5 - 7 p.m .
Gulfside Place Clubhouse, 1605 Middle Gulf Dr.
January 21 - Protecting the Franchise: The State of Voter’s
Rights. Speaker, Laura C. Weir, Ph.D . (Political Science); Executive
Director, Center for International Education, Florida SouthWestern
State College, Edison Campus.
February 18 - Defending the Environment: A Bi- partisan
Approach. Speaker, Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, Florida
March 17 - Justice for All? Speaker, Hon. Linda Doggett, Lee
County Clerk of Circuit Court; member, Florida Commission on
Access to Civil Justice.
April 21 - LWV Sanibel Annual Meeting.
Concerned about local, state,
and national government?
Join the League!
Nonpartisan, open to men and women.
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