SANIBEL FLYFISHERS ANNOUNCE NEW MEMBERS
At its Jan. 14 meeting, the Sanibel FlyFishers announced the appointment of three new directors to fill openings left by retiring members.
They are: Mike Marston, of Sanibel; Logan Lee, of Sanibel; and Andre Nieuwenhuizen, of Evergreen, Colorado. The other 2021 board members include: President Harry “Pete” Squibb, Vice President Gary Long, Treasurer Tom Cunningham, Secretary Bill Brubaker, Director Bob Brooks, Bob DeVore, Tony Scoville and Director Emeritus Norm Ziegler.
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VARGAS RECEIVES RCRA AWARD
South Seas Island Resort announced that Director of Guest Experience Catrina Vargas is the Premier Recreation Operation Award recipient for 300-799 room resorts by the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association.
The award recognizes recreation operations and departments that have displayed outstanding leadership in the development and promotion of quality recreation programs and services. She was honored during the Andy Holdnak Award Gala at the association’s recent national conference.
Vargas leads eight full-time and 10 seasonal associates to support the resort’s offerings of activities.
“We are committed to making our guests feel like there is always something new to discovery and fun to be had among our beautiful island,” she said. “I am honored to be recognized among my peers nationwide in the industry and proud to lead the activities at South Seas Resort.”
MCQUAGGE ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank reported that Vice President and Director of Marketing Amy McQuagge has been elected to the Uncommon Friends Foundation board of directors.
She joined the bank in 2018 as its first in-house marketing director and is responsible for providing direction, guidance and leadership for marketing and community outreach efforts. McQuagge was previously the senior marketing and event manager for the Lee County Economic Development Office.
A lifelong Lee County resident, she holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Southern College.