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 [...]

Everglades Restoration is Topic at Sanibel Captiva Chamber Business Lunch

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce welcomed Everglades Trust Executive Director Kimberly Mitchell as guest speaker of the business luncheon Sept. 13 at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Mitchell spoke about how to save the Everglades by uniting to fight a giant. “We the people must have the same message, be on the [...]

Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Welcomes The Clam Shack as New Member

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome new member The Clam Shack. The restaurant, which opened Sept. 21, 2015 in the former Greenhouse Grill space, serves up authentic New England-style seafood. “Our lobster rolls have proven to be popular on the island,” said Chef Mark Thomas, who owns [...]

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting To Welcome New Member Sanibel Sweet Shoppe

Sanibel, FL (Nov. 4, 2015) – The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting to welcome Sanibel Sweet Shoppe as a new member. The event was hosted at their store located at 2330 Palm Ridge Road, in Palm Ridge Plaza, on November 4th. Beth and Tim Musser, owners of the Sanibel [...]

Chamber Congratulates E-Awards Nominees

Sanibel, FL (Aug. 27, 2015) – The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate their wonderful staff and volunteers for their many nominations at this year’s E-Awards held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Estero. E-Awards recognize individuals and businesses throughout Lee County that impact guests to our area in positive [...]

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce Earns State Recognition

Sanibel, FL (Aug. 25, 2015) - The Francis P. Bailey, Jr. Visitor Center on Sanibel has been named one of only thirteen official Florida Certified Tourism Information Centers in association with a new VISIT FLORIDA program. The VISIT FLORIDA Certified Tourism Information Centers (CTICs) Program brings VISIT FLORIDA recognition to Visitor Services facilities around the [...]

Bailey’s Marketplace Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island, Florida – May 19, 2015 – After more than 115 years of serving residents and visitors on Sanibel Island, Bailey’s General Store expanded its presence with the addition of a new location. Bailey’s Marketplace, located at Sundial Beach Resort and Spa, is officially open for business. Bailey’s, the premier grocer on Sanibel Island, [...]

CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING TO CELEBRATE SUNDIAL BEACH RESORT & SPA

Sanibel, FL (April 21, 2015) – The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the newly renovated property and updated amenities at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on April 14, 2015. Sundial, the premier beachfront condominium resort and spa on Sanibel Island, marked the occasion with a very well [...]

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Sanibel Sprout

Sanibel, FL (February 6, 2015) – The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting to welcome The Sanibel Sprout in its new location in the Bailey’s Center at 2463 Periwinkle Way on February 4th 2015. The Sanibel Sprout, a popular organic, vegan, and juice bar café, also offers a range of [...]