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A card of thanks

By Staff | Mar 28, 2011

To the editor

The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club thanks all the sponsors, donors and individuals who made the recent Winter Wine Festival a real success. Sufficient funds were received to continue the five college scholarships currently awarded to selected, local, Lee County high school graduating students. Very special thanks go to our co-hosts, Lily & Co. Jewelers.

In particular, we thank the Silent Auction donors ‘Tween Waters Inn; West Wind Inn; She Sells Sea Shells; Jan Baker; Sun Harvest; Dorothy Wallace & Zebis; Jacaranda Restaurant; Alliance for the Arts; Ace Performer; Florida Repertory; SW Florida Symphony; The Colony Resort; Doc Ford’s Restaurant; Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre; The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry; Marit Hansen Mouchou; The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club; Rusty Farst; Tammie’s Total Care; Dave Gibson; Sanibel Café; Sanibel Thriller; Jensen’s Twin Palm Resort & Marina; Barbara B. Mann Theater; Timber’s Restaurant/Sanibel Grill/Chef Teh; Sanibel Harbor Princess Yacht; Beachview Golf Course; Island Inn & Traditions Restaurant; BIG Arts; The Schoolhouse Theater; Sanibel Inn; Edison & Ford Winter Estates; JoAnne Bedient; Floral Artistry; Key West Express; Bobby Dune; Teri Causey; Friday’s; Lazy Flamingo; The Sanctuary Golf Club; Traditions Restaurant/Island Inn; Water Woman Adventures; Over Easy Cafe; Island Paws; Sweet Melissa’s Restaurant; Segway Tour; Charles Sobczak; Lily & Co. Jewelers; Terence Galvin; and Michael Macray.

Thanks also to Table Sponsors and Special Contributors Lily & Co. Jewelers; Bailey’s General Store/Chef Carl; Tarpon Bay Explorers; John and Martha Wolf; Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank; Nave Plumbing; John Grey Painting Ltd Co.; Pac’N’Ship; Doug and Sherry Gentry; Barrier Island Title Services Inc.; Beach Floor & Decor; Francis P. Bailey; Lucky Dog Boutique/Pearls & Palms Inc.; Sanibel-Captiva Islander and Island Reporter Newspapers; Island Sun Newspaper; The T-Shirt Hut; Sanibel Sandy Paws; Nu Way Contractors; Stan and Dani Howard; Tammie’s Total Care; Ouebbie Entertainment Center (Frans Kox); Buckeye Ken; and F.I.S.H. of Sanibel.

And the purveyors of the fine wines offered: Johnson Bros. Liquors; Southern Wine & Spirits; Republic National; Premier Distributers; Calipari Imports; and Bailey’s General Store.

We also thank anyone whose name was omitted unintentionally.

John F Jones

San-Cap Optimist Club