2016 “Wines in the Wild”

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SCCF has a great new venue for their annual fundraiser this year — the new Bailey Homestead Preserve!

Come celebrate the 9th annual “Wines in the Wild” benefiting the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation on Saturday, November 5, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

“We always like to add a new element to this fundraiser,” said Tom Uhler, event co-chair. “We’re excited to announce that this year ‘Wines in the Wild’  » Read more

Got Sun? Go Solar!

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Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has gone solar!

The bank recently announced that it has installed solar electricity systems at its two largest branch locations: Main Office at 2475 Library Way on Sanibel and McGregor Branch at 15975 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers.

The solar electricity systems, also known as solar photovoltaic systems, work in parallel with utility electricity to provide power in a seamless manner to the bank.  » Read more

An Early Holiday Present!

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At Ocean’s Reach, we frequently come up with special offers to make a visit to your favorite beach destination simply irresistible!  This year, escape the stressful hustle and bustle that seem overwhelming right before the holidays and plan an ever-so-relaxing trip to the beach instead!
 
Take care of all of your holiday shopping by visiting the many unique shops and boutiques on Sanibel,  » Read more

Like to Hike?

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Sanibel packs adventure beyond the beaches and bicycle paths. A little-known secret is the well-groomed yet seldom trekked hiking trails adjacent to SCCF’s vast new marshes. Over 50 acres of hardwoods were recently cleaned and gleaned to maximize wildlife habitat restoration and return the land to its origin. The removal of the hardwoods was located north of the Sanibel River,  » Read more

Keeping the Coast Clean

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We love that so many of our guests and residents care about our coastline.

Case in point, many teamed up recently with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) and Keep Lee County Beautiful to help with the 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup.

While we don’t have this year’s numbers in yet, more than 2,050 volunteers helped out across Lee County last year. Together, they removed 5,000 pound of litter and debris from our beaches.  » Read more

Go Fish!

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After nearly three months, the Sanibel Fishing Pier has officially reopened following an extensive rehabilitation project.

Closed since June 6, the fishing pier welcomed back anglers earlier this month with new decking, railings, fish cleaning stations and a covered area with bench seating.

Among the new features of the refurbished fishing pier are improved ADA accessibility, an expanded covered area, improved fish cleaning stations (with a potable water supply) and new composite decking material guaranteed for a 50-year lifespan.  » Read more

It’s Captain Canned Goods!

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“All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.” — Gerard Way

Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!

Oops — Wrong superhero!

Disguised as mild-mannered handyman-extraordinaire John Seymour from Eclipse Restoration, this superhero is actually one of our favorite contractors to call to help keep Ocean’s Reach condos looking as nice as they do.  » Read more

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