Sanibel Captiva Lions Induct 2 new Members, Hear About Cyber Safety

On the last meeting prior to the sheltering due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club inducted two new members. The new members are Joe and Nancy Cahaly. Joe and Nancy are both retired dentists. They hail from New York State and spend the winters in Sanibel. They look forward to working with the Lions to provide …

Lion Benjamin G. Miller Obituary

Benjamin Gerald Miller reunited with his brother Robert in the arms of our Lord on Monday, April 20, 2020. He was born on May 19, 1975 in Lansing, Michigan and is survived by his mother Sharon; his father Jerry; his sister Kristina and her husband Alex; his brother Lewis and his wife Michelle; 4 nieces, Kelsey, Ella, Julia and Helen; …

Annual Christmas Tree Sale Starts Nov 30th

The day after Thanksgiving marks a Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club holiday tradition – their annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser. The area next to Island Cinema at Bailey’s Shopping Center, 2477 Periwinkle Way, will turn into a wonderland of over 200 premium Frasier Firs freshly cut and shipped from Michigan. Trees are available for purchase Wednesday through Sunday each week, from 10 a.m. …

Lions Hosting 32nd Annual Feather Bingo for Charity

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club will host the 32nd Annual Feather Bingo for Charity on Wednesday, Nov. 6th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at the Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served and there will be numerous games and prizes throughout the evening. “Feather Bingo, now it its 32nd year, has always …

Sanibel Captiva Lions Club Donates to CECI

 The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club announces a donation to Children’s Education Center of the Islands in the amount of $1,000.00 to assist in their pre-school education program. This donation represents a return to the Lions Club support for the CECI. The CECI was started in 1974 in the old Bailey Store. In 1980 the Lions Club and the Bailey Family …

Sanibel Captiva Lions Club Donates to CHR

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club announces a donation to Community Housing Resources in the amount of $3,000.00. Bill Sartoris, Lions President, said, “The Sanibel Captiva Lions are pleased to contribute to the CHR below market rate housing program. This program helps maintain the diversity that is so important to our community.” Melissa Rice, Executive Director of CHR commented, “We are …

Sanibel-Captiva Lion’s Club Awards Francis Bailey Scholarships for 2019

The Sanibel-Captiva Lion’s Club are pleased to announce the recipients of its Francis Bailey Lions Scholarship Awards for 2019. Isabella DeCosta and Jenna Kjoller join five (5) other multi-year scholarship winners currently pursuing their educational goals. They are Deanna Craig, Lauren Lockard, Sam Arensman, Gabriele Gedvilaite and Anna Kjoller. Isabella, a recent graduate of Evangelical Christian School, plans to attend …

Club Officers Installed; Melvin Jones Award Presented

The Sanibel and Captiva Lions Club installed Bill Sartoris as the club president for the 2019-2010 fiscal year at the annual installation dinner Wednesday, May 1, at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Sartoris will preside at all regular and special meetings, as well as ensure effective operations of the club as its president. “I look forward to leading our club …