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Stanley Moore Memorial Tournament to kick off

A month-long fishing tournament in memory of a member of the Greatest Generation begins next month across Southwest Florida waters. The Stanley Moore Memorial Tournament runs from the first of March until the end of the month and is a catch and release fly fishing tournament for wounded ...

SIGC reports on aces

Jack Stahl recently aced the 6th hole at the Sanibel Island Golf Club on Sanibel, playing alongside Scott Townsley. It was his seventh hole-in-one. In addition, Marie Knuettel recently made her first hole-in-one on the 6th hole. She was playing with her husband, Frank, and Chuck and Keith Dubois.

Shell club adopts motto of ‘The Shell Show Must Go On’

The Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club's motto is “The Shell Show Must Go On” as it prepares to host the 2021 Virtual Sanibel Shell Show, which will premiere on March 5-6 from noon to 3 p.m. on the club's YouTube channel. The show schedule and daily links will be posted in advance on the club ...

New videos available on Sanibel historical museum site

The Sanibel Historical Museum & Village has added educational entertainment to its Website. Recently, the Gavin brothers — Eugene and Ken — talked about black history on Sanibel during a Volunteer Update event. Officials described the program as both information and, at times, ...

FWC on triggerfish season, flounder regulations

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported that the recreational gray triggerfish season reopens to harvest in Gulf state and federal waters on March 1 and will remain open through May 31, closing on June 1 through July 31 for an annual spawning season closure. If you plan ...

Red Sox scholarship applications open online

The Red Sox Foundation will award scholarships in the spring to one student from each of the 14 public high schools in Lee County. It will award $5,000 scholarships to academically talented seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Applications are due by March 12 at ...

Lee Health to offer virtual program on pre-diabetes

Lee Health announced a free program designed to help one make modest lifestyle changes and cut one's risk of Type 2 diabetes by more than half. The year-long program is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It consists of weekly ...

FWC virtual meeting open to the public

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet virtually Feb. 25-26 beginning at 9 a.m. each day. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. The meeting is being held by communications media technology, specifically using Adobe Connect ...

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 ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: PAINTING WITH SISSI Painting with Sissi Janku will take place on Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members; includes canvas, acrylic paint, paint brushes and inspiration ...