Sanibel Island Named Best Beaches for Shelling

Sanibel Island Named Best Beaches for Shelling by Coastal Living Every week from Memorial Day through Labor Day, our readers are voting for the best spots of the summer—and this week’s winner for the Best Shelling Beach is Sanibel Island, Florida! This Gulf island is located just offshore of Fort Myers on Florida’s southwest coast. [...]

2018-01-04T17:11:49-05:00June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Ocean Tribe Outfitters

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Wednesday, May 31 for Ocean Tribe Outfitters, a new retail space supporting the mission of the Sanibel Sea School. “Ocean Tribe Outfitters is a great compliment to the Sanibel Sea School,” said Chamber President Ric Base. “We applaud its mission of improving the [...]

USA Today names Sweet Melissa’s as ‘Top 10 South Florida’ restaurant

May 23, 2017 Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Sweet Melissa's Cafe on Sanibel Island has been named as one of the top 10 restaurants in South Florida, according to USA Today. Landing at number five on the list of the Best Restaurants in South Florida, USA Today touts the restaurants' creative menu that is [...]

2018-01-04T17:13:31-05:00May 24th, 2017|Home, Sanibel Island Restaurants, Where to Dine|

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Island Taxi

Island Taxi has become a member of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, which hosted a ribbon cutting for the new business. Island Taxi was established in September 2016 to provide the best customer service with experienced and friendly staff and drivers. “The community has really embraced us and the Chamber has been [...]

2018-06-04T16:12:46-04:00December 20th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Fort Myers Pest Control Celebrates 50 Years with Sanibel Captiva Chamber Ribbon Cutting

Fort Myers Pest Control celebrated its 50th anniversary with the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce in a ribbon cutting Dec. 14 at Blue Giraffe. Fort Myers Pest Control is a family-run business serving more than 17,000 customers in Southwest Florida. “We believe in treating people right and doing our very best, which has [...]

2018-05-17T17:23:28-04:00December 20th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Hosts December Luncheon at Remodeled Sanctuary GC

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce hosted its December luncheon at the newly remodeled Sanctuary Golf Club and members packed the room for a three-course meal created by Executive Chef Joe Albertelli. Bobby Logue, BIG ARTS theater artistic director, provided holiday tunes from “A Christmas Carol,” playing through Dec 23. Special guest Congressman [...]

2018-05-17T17:23:45-04:00December 14th, 2016|Home, Sanibel Island Events|

Author Barbee Talks Innovation with Sanibel Captiva Chamber Members

Author and businessman George E. L. Barbee spoke to members of The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce during the monthly luncheon hosted by Shell Point Retirement Community. Barbee has been teaching innovation for the past 15 years and presented a small portion of his latest book “63 Innovation Nuggets (For Aspiring Innovators).” “I [...]

2018-05-17T17:18:49-04:00November 11th, 2016|Home, Sanibel Island Events, Things to Do, Uncategorized|

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Members Hears of SCORE Business Services at Luncheon

SCORE Volunteer Mentor C. Robert Leadbetter was guest speaker of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce business luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Captiva Island Yacht Club. Leadbetter discussed services offered by SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering vibrant small businesses through mentoring and education. “We have more than 11,000 volunteer mentors nationwide [...]

2018-06-04T16:13:52-04:00October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|