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Sanibel Sea School welcomes marine science educators

The Sanibel Sea School recently welcomed two new marine science educators to its team of ocean advocates. They arrived just in time to help kick off the organization’s spring and summer seasons and will work in educational programming for children and families. Joey Garofano joins the ...

Trust company, Pfeifer Realty to serve as sponsors

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company will again be the lead sponsor for the Dunes Women’s Golf Association's annual Play for P.I.N.K. fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. There was also an extra donation from The Hanser Foundation. In addition, the Pfeifer Realty Group will be a ...

Chamber celebrates San Cap Community Bank relocation

On Feb. 16, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce celebrated the recent opening of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s new main office, at 2406 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Besides a more convenient location, the office offers customers added features including a drive-up ATM, ...

VIP Realty Group announces top producers for month

VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of January. The team of Lynda and Kit Traverso had the top sales. The Traversos have been selling real estate on Sanibel and Captiva since 1988, with sales exceeding $500 million. They were recognized as the 2017 Associates of the Year ...

John R. Wood Properties announces top producers for month

John R. Wood Properties announced its top producers for the month of January. Adnan Dedic had the top pending sales. With a bachelor's in health science and minor in business from FGCU, he seeks to inspire and guide individuals along their journey as a real estate agent, athlete and developing ...

Zonta to kick off auction and appraisals for repurposed ‘Peek’

The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva invites the public to help it empower women by taking part in “Peek at the Unique Repurposed,” a one-time event for 2021 that replaces the club's traditional three-hour tour of island homes. Working within COVID-19 guidelines, the club has designed this ...

Fire commission OKs resolutions, hears of new hire

The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's commission approved two resolutions at its recent meeting, as well as received an update on the new hire testing conducted and the selection of a candidate. On Feb. 10, the commissioners voted unanimously 3-0 to approve the purchase of four, 6000 psi ...

Panel’s SLR Committee talks about proposed project, funds

The Captiva Community Panel's Sea Level Rise Committee recently discussed a proposal from its consultant to continue with adaption planning and came up with a possible way for funding the work. During a special meeting on Feb. 17, the committee reviewed the Bayside Adaptation proposal ...

Junonia found on Captiva

Sherm Bedford, of Prospect, Kentucky, reported that he and his wife, Pat, walk the beach at the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva at least twice a day. During their morning walk on Feb. 4, he spied a large shark's eye shell to add to their collection. Then later in the afternoon, Bedford ...

Osprey nest monitors needed on Captiva

The International Osprey Foundation is seeking “citizen scientists” on Captiva to locate and monitor osprey nests on. “Monitoring is easy and fun and can be done by land or sea,” Carol Smith, coordinator of the nest monitoring groups, said. TIOF has been monitoring osprey nests on ...