Events And Fun Facts

  • 2Jun2011

    The Big One That Didn't Get Away!

    Sanibel Real Estate
    JUNE 2nd, 2011 - Just a few weeks ago a local fisherman and organizer of several area fishing tournaments expessed concern that the tarpon where in, but not biting on anything. Anglers were frustrated by the tarpon's lack of interest in eating.

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  • 31May2011
    Dunes Golf & Tennis Summer Membership

    Dunes Golf & Tennis Summer Membership

    May 31st, 2011 - The Dunes Golf & Tennis Summer Membership offers play at an elite Sanibel Island club and entitiles "members only" privleges and special services, including discounts, advanced and preferred reservations and attendance at "member only" events.

    Summer Golf and Tennis Membership lasts May 30th to October 31st, 2011. Family Dues: $480 or Single Dues: $320

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  • 19May2011

    Sanibel's First Temporary Traffic Light

    Sanibel Real Estate
    May 19th, 2011 - It's official! This week Sanibel Island installed it's first two traffic lights and no, they are not at the 4 way stop on Periwinkle! Due to bridge work on Lindgren two TEMPORARY lights have been placed to direct traffic as the road narrows down to one lane. We will keep you posted as this job progresses.

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  • 28Mar2011
    SCCF's Bailey Homestead Campaign

    SCCF's Bailey Homestead Campaign

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Preserving history and protecting the lands that are so valuable to our surrounding waters require ongoing diligence and focus. The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation is always ready to and wiling to uphold their mission.

    SCCF's Honoring the Past - Protecting the Future Campaign has four components:

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  • 15Feb2011
    How do you pronounce Sanibel?

    How do you pronounce Sanibel?

    Sanibel Island is pronounced san-a-bell by most residents and visitors. Some Island pioneers call her "san-a-bull". Often Sanibel's name is mispronounced and misspelled.

    Regardless of how you spell it: Sanebel, Sanibell, Sanabel, or Sanbiel, SANIBEL ISLAND is a wonderfull place to live, work, visit, vacation, or retire.

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  • 11Feb2011
    Snow Free Sanibel Island

    Snow Free Sanibel Island

    Leave your snow shovel at home. Sanibel's forecast: NO SNOW... EVER!

    Okay this may be a stretch of the truth. The last officially recorded show in our area occurred in 1899 with snow reported as far south as Fort Myers on the West Coast and Fort Pierce on the East Coast of Florida. In 2002 a record cold snap produced snow flurries in the Miami area but not here on the West Coast.

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  • 8Feb2011

    Sanibel Island - Navigation Charts are Important Here!

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Surrounded by the beautiful warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel & Captiva Islands are a boater's paradise. While our waters are enjoyed by many from all over the world, our local fishermen and sailors respect the tides, markers and their charts. With multiple sand bars and shallow sea grass beds, these waters can make navigation tricky.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 30Dec2010

    Sam Bailey's Island's Night

    Sanibel Real Estate
    I recently found this photo and it reminds me of how some people make a big difference in the lives of many! When I agreed to help Island's Night by coordinating the Little League players to come in uniform and sing the National Anthem on the field, I had no idea it would be the last for Mr. Bailey.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer