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New book celebrates Chapel By-The-Sea

January 27, 2010 Every November, a tiny corner of Captiva Island comes back to life, revived by voices united in song and prayer. more »»

Miville opening at HOWL Gallery proves a screaming success

January 6, 2010 Captiva resident, activist and artist Rene Miville made a triumphant return to the world of fine art on New Year’s Day through a new solo exhibition at HOWL Gallery in downtown Fort... more »»

Captiva trio design special calendar featuring favorite island landmarks

December 9, 2009 A trio of Captiva women have pooled their creative resources to develop a unique product that features some of Captiva and Sanibel’s quintessential landmark. more »»

Golf cart ordinance to crack down on unlicensed, underage drivers

October 1, 2009 At the September meeting of the Captiva Community Panel, panel administrator Ken Gooderham announced that the new golf cart ordinance was officially approved by the state and will soon... more »»

Library to host fall Saturday programs

August 20, 2009 The Captiva Memorial Library will be hosting three special Saturday events for kids and teens at the end of August and in Septembe. more »»

Sadler pushes creative limits one brush stroke at a time

August 20, 2009 Colorfully abstract and thought-provokingly clever are only some of the myriad adjectives one could use to describe island artist Susan Sadler’s varied and prolific body of work. more »»

‘Women’s Wellness Week’ marks 30th anniversary

August 13, 2009 In 1978, part-time Captivan Boots Freeman had an idea. more »»

Sunset Grill to participate in ‘Unite for a Bite’ fundraiser

August 6, 2009 The Sunset Grill will be participating in a nationwide fundraiser called “Unite for a Bite” for the Women Chefs and Restauranteurs (WCR), an organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the... more »»

Darryl Pottorf: The man behind the artist

July 30, 2009 “Life is a grand possibility — art should reflect it.” — Darryl Pottorf. He is bubbly and at the same time pensiv. more »»

Q&A with nature photographer Eleanor Ward

July 30, 2009 Where did you grow up? I grew up in Dayton, Ohio. I lived there until I was 39-years-old. more »»

Youngsters have fun with flamingos at Captiva library

July 16, 2009 Last Saturday, as part of the Lee County Library System’s “Be Creative @ Your Library” summer program, the Captiva Memorial Library invited papier-mache expert and island favorite DiVitto Kelly back... more »»

SW Florida native returns, sets sights on South Seas

May 7, 2009 South Seas Island Resort is serious about quality staffing — and for born-and-raised Fort Myers girl Carolyn Hudson, accepting the new position of Community Relations and Special Events... more »»

‘Party for the Pets’ benefit to be held on Sunday

April 23, 2009 A fun-filled event being held to help needy pets get food and medical care is being held at the Jacaranda this weekend. more »»

PURRE fundraiser, dinner draws nearly 200 people

April 23, 2009 More than 170 people traveled Italy via The Sanctuary Sunday night for An Evening in Italy to benefit the PURRE Water Coalition. more »»

Brenda Higgonson featured as CCA’s final season artist

April 9, 2009 The Captiva Civic Association will be hosting their final art show for the season, beginning with an opening reception on Friday, April 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. more »»

CIYC installs first female commodore

April 9, 2009 On March 21, the Captiva Island Yacht Club broke with 25 years of tradition and installed their first female member — Jeri Magg — as Commodor. more »»

Captivan shares story of survival, awareness about ovarian cancer

April 3, 2009 Stella Farwell is many things — a wife, an artist, a former fire fighter, an active member of the community — but she is also a survivor. more »»

CCA gets a lesson in orchid care, culture

April 3, 2009 Last Thursday, Captiva Civic Association members experienced a special orchid care and culture class, presented by horticulturalist Debbie Hughes of the Edison and Ford Winter Estates i... more »»

Kaiser enjoying role as new CEPD commissioner

March 27, 2009 Harry Kaiser is no stranger to the concept of beach erosion. more »»

SSIR to host ‘Food and Travel Festival’ event

March 27, 2009 The Captiva Community Panel is throwing the first annual Food and Travel Festival at South Seas Island Resort as part of the organization’s annual fundraising efforts, on Wednesday,... more »»



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