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 [...]

Sanibel Designated 7th Safest City in Florida

The City of Sanibel has again been designated as one of the safest cities in Florida. Sanibel has been designated as the seventh safest City based upon a report, "Safest Cities in Florida," released by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. There are 410 municipalities in Florida.

Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Quik Pack & Ship

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Quik Pack & Ship, the mailing and copy center under new ownership since October 2016. “We remodeled and moved the counter to create a sense of more space,” said Rob Wright, who owns Quik Pack & Ship with his mother Kathy [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Dedicates Visitor’s Guide Cover to McCarthy

The Sanibel & Ccaptiva Islands Chamber of Commerce dedicated its 2017 Visitor's Guide cover to the memory of Paul McCarthy, owner of Captiva Cruises and longtime Chamber member. The cover photo of Lady Chadwick, the Captiva Cruises flagship vessel, was unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 11 during the monthly business luncheon at the Captiva Island Yacht Club, [...]

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 [...]