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RS Walsh Landscaping Announces
Winner Of Monthly Photo Contest
The winner of RS Walsh Landscaping’s December photo contest is Teresa
Miller. The contest celebrates the natural beauty of Sanibel and Captiva. The
theme of the December contest was Butterflies and Birds. Submitted photos
were posted on RS Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook page and at the company’s
Sanibel garden center. Visitors to the Facebook page and the garden center were
able to vote on their favorites.
Miller’s photo of a Monarch butterfly received the most votes. A resident of Sanibel,
Miller took the photo in her flower garden. “I have a great love of Monarch butter-
flies,” she said. “It too, loves to migrate to the south to escape the colder climate of
the north and has been known to travel up to 3,000 miles.”
Miller will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden. Honorable mentions go to
J. Darrell Hutto, France Paulsen, Kyle Sweet and Dorothy Wallace.
The January contest theme is Beaches and Shells, and the deadline is January 11.
Submissions should include the photographer’s name, phone number, location of the
photo and a short story behind the photo. Up to five photos per person are allowed.
Submissions can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be post-
ed on RS Walsh’s Facebook page, website and displayed at RS Walsh In The Garden.
Voters can visit In The Garden or the In The Garden page on Facebook to vote. Each
month, the winning photographer will receive a $50 gift certificate to In The Garden –
Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom.
“We had some wonderful submissions to our December contest,” said Robert
Walsh, president of RS Walsh Landscaping. “These are some very talented photogra-
phers that captured the beauty of Sanibel and Captiva. We are looking forward to see-
ing next month’s photos.”
For more information, call 395-5859 or visit www.rswalsh.com.
Trust Company To Host Session On
The Venus And Mars Of Investing
The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company will host a special session at The
Sanctuary on Wednesday, January 13 entitled The Venus and Mars of
Investing. The event is part of the trust company’s 2016 WOW (Women.
Opportunity. Wealth.) Women’s Series, which is designed to empower women to be
better informed and prepared to handle their lives independently and dynamically.
The event’s speaker is Timothy P. Vick, senior portfolio manager for The Sanibel
Captiva Trust Company. He will review how women approach investing differently
than men and have their own distinct rationale for the choices they make. Guests will
learn more about what makes certain investment choices attractive and how to make
the most of them.
“It is essential for women to feel confident and secure about making decisions in
today’s challenging times. WOW is designed to help our clients and friends cut through
the clutter and understand the importance of planning their future,” said Robin L.
Cook, executive vice president, wealth services, The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company.
Interested WOW attendees should contact Frances Steger at The Sanibel Captiva
Trust Company at 472-8300 or FSteger@sancaptrustco.com. The event will be held
from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and seating is limited. WOW sessions are designed for quali-
fied attendees who have $2 million of investable assets or more.
Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Total
After 45 days, and approximately 36,000 hours of the ringing of the bells
beside the iconic Salvation Army Red Kettles, The Salvation Army Fort
Myers Area Command announced the total collected for the 2015 season is
$525,740. Plus, adding in the $200,000 challenge grant, the combined total for the
Red Kettle Campaign in Lee County is $725,740.
Maj. Tim Gilliam, Area Commander
in Fort Myers, expresseed profound
gratitude to the community for their amaz-
ing support of the important work of
The Salvation Army in the Lee County
“I never cease to be amazed at the kind-
ness and generosity of our donors. We
issued a challenge and they definitely rose
to meet it. I couldn’t be more proud or
more grateful,” said Gilliam. “We are also
extremely grateful to the Schultz Family
Foundation for their generous support.”
Teresa Miller’s photo of a monarch butterfly
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