Photos by KELLI STANKO

  • Casa Mia Italian Steak House is located at the Lakeside Inn at 155 First Avenue on Marco Island.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • The first Social and Art Exhibition gathering at the Marco Island Art League since the new Executive Director Lynn Holley began working just two weeks ago, members artist and the general public came together to eat and drink, admire local artist and listen to new plans for the Art League since Holley joined. . Holley who is kindly labeled, as a 'go getter' wants to provide the Art League as a center for the arts, and goes by the saying of the great Hippocrates, 'Art is Long, Life is Short'.  Holley also plans to expand the Gallery and to remodel the library to become more of a membership room where Art league member can come together about anything art.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • First time Metal, Welding and Sculpture student Renata Vigoda had no idea what she was getting herself into but said 'learning to cut and weld metal is so much fun'.  Vigoda is creating a Lion Fish Sculpture in which she will later decorate with cuts of glass.  The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, Metal Welding and Sculpture class meets once a week for three hours.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • A metal sculpture designed by instructor Kitrick Short at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs during his Metal, welding and sculpture class.  Short teaches students of all ages and levels how to weld, cut and design metal.  The class meets once a week for three hours, the students create their own work.  
Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • A student in the Metal Welding and Sculpture class at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs uses a sanding machine made especially for sanding down welds.  The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs offers a Metal Welding and Sculpture class that meets once a week for three hours.  The class is designed by first introducing level one students tools, the basics of welding properly, a hands on demo from this the students can generate an idea of what they'd like to create.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Welding and Sculpting instructor Kitrick Short cuts a sheet of metal.  Short is the Welding and Sculpting instructor at the Center  for the Arts of Bonita Springs, he has been teaching welding here for three sessions and has been perfecting his trade since the 70's.  The class is designed by first introducing level one students tools, the basics of welding properly, a hands on demo from this the students can generate an idea of what they'd like to create.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Dot Lingren, left is holding up a sheet of metal while Welding and Sculpting instructor Kitrick Short cuts a piece off.  Short is the Welding and Sculpting instructor at the Center  for the Arts of Bonita Springs, he has been teaching welding here for three sessions and has been perfecting his trade since the 70's.  .  The class is designed by first introducing level one students tools, the basics of welding properly, a hands on demo from this the students can generate an idea of what they'd like to create.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Spicy Cha Cha, a yam protein shaped as shrimp with mushroom and spices served with white or brown rice.  Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Fresh Mango Salad topped with a textured vegetable protein with homemade Mango, Coconut and Lime Dressing.  Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Fresh Mango Salad topped with a textured vegetable protein with homemade Mango, Coconut and Lime Dressing.  Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Fresh Mango Salad topped with a textured vegetable protein with homemade Mango, Coconut and Lime Dressing.  Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Loving Huts version of Cheese Cake made with tofu and drizzled with a homemade Blueberry Sauce and shaved Almonds.   Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Loving Huts version of Cheese Cake made with tofu and drizzled with a homemade Blueberry Sauce and shaved Almonds.   Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Spicy Cha Cha, a yam protein shaped as shrimp with mushroom and spices served with white or brown rice.  Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Loving Huts version of Cheese Cake made with tofu and drizzled with a homemade Blueberry Sauce and shaved Almonds.   Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Loving hut opened in June of 2010 and is an unique addition to Naples restaurants serving an all vegan cuisine with vegetable proteins in place of traditional meat.  The Loving Hut is located at 975 Pine Ridge Road in Naples.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Ken Stroud, Director at the Marco Island Art League talks in front of guest, members, and artist at the Social and exhibition opening at the Art League.  Welcoming the new Executive Director Lynn Holley to the team.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Susie Walsh, Marco Island Art League long time hospitality volunteer talk with guest George Vellis at the Art Leagues Social and Art Exhibition.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Susie Walsh, Marco Island Art League long time hospitality volunteer sales raffle tickets to guest at the Art Leagues Social and Art Exhibition.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • The first Social and Art Exhibition gathering at the Marco Island Art League since the new Executive Director Lynn Holley began working just two weeks ago, members artist and the general public came together to eat and drink, admire local artist and listen to new plans for the Art League since Holley joined. . Holley who is kindly labeled, as a 'go getter' wants to provide the Art League as a center for the arts, and goes by the saying of the great Hippocrates, 'Art is Long, Life is Short'.  Holley also plans to expand the Gallery and to remodel the library to become more of a membership room where Art league member can come together about anything art.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Executive Director and the most recent member of the Marco Island Art League, Lynn M. Holley, right talks speaks at the first Social and Art Exhibit on Tuesday June 14 since she became the Executive Director at the Art League.  Holley, who began working at the Art League just two weeks ago began pairing the Social and Exhibition together every second Tuesday of the month for a chance to have the public meet the artist and provide more of a 'friendraiser than a fundraiser', says Holley. Holley who is kindly labeled, as a 'go getter' wants to provide the Art League as a center for the arts, and goes by the saying of the great Hippocrates, 'Art is Long, Life is Short'.  Holley also plans to expand the Gallery and to remodel the library to become more of a membership room where Art league members can come together about anything art.  Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Executive Director and the most recent member of the Marco Island Art League, Lynn M. Holley, right talks with a guest at the Art Leagues Social and Art Exhibition.  Holley, who began working at the Art League just two weeks ago began pairing the Social and Exhibition together every second Tuesday of the month for a chance to have the public meet the artist and provide more of a 'friendraiser than a fundraiser', says Holley. Holley who is kindly labeled, as a 'go getter' wants to provide the Art League as a center for the arts, and goes by the saying of the great Hippocrates, 'Art is Long, Life is Short'.  
Photographed on June 13, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Four year volunteer of the Art league of Marco Island, Steve Nolas pours a glass of wine for a guest at the Social and Art exhibition at the Art League of Marco Island.   Nolas usually works the cocktail bar during the Art Leagues events.    As of recently every second Tuesday of each month the Art league of Marco Island will hold a Social and Art Exhibition that is open to the public.  This is a chance for the public to meet the artist and to see the facility with hopes in acquiring new members.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Four year volunteer of the Art league of Marco Island, Steve Nolas pours a glass of wine for a guest at the Social and Art exhibition at the Art League of Marco Island.   Nolas usually works the cocktail bar during the Art Leagues events.    As of recently every second Tuesday of each month the Art league of Marco Island will hold a Social and Art Exhibition that is open to the public.  This is a chance for the public to meet the artist and to see the facility with hopes in acquiring new members.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Thirteen-year-old Olivia Novak, an aspiring artist and her mother Janet attend the Art league of Marco Island Social and Art exhibition on Tuesday, June 14.  Olivia and her mother, from Ohio have been coming to Marco Island on holiday for the past eleven years with rest of their immediate family, occasionally frequenting the Art League.  As of recently every second Tuesday of each month the Art league of Marco Island will hold a Social and Art Exhibition that is open to the public.  This is a chance for the public to meet the artist and to see the facility with hopes in acquiring new members.  Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • Local artist Lee Horton and his fiance, Belinda Alvarez admire other artist work in the gallery at the Art League of Marco Island during the monthly Social and exhibition opening at the Art League. Horton has a collaboration of watercolor pieces in this month's exhibition and is a member of the Artist Colony. As of recently every second Tuesday of each month the Art league of Marco Island will hold a Social and Art Exhibition that is open to the public. This is a chance for the public to meet the artist and to see the facility with hopes in acquiring new members. Photographed on June 14, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
  • To reduce varicose and spider veins using a process called ultra sound guided sclerotherapy,  Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, vascular surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group, uses an injection solution called Sotradecol on patient Phyllis Cusumano that will cause the vessel walls to be damaged. Over time the body will reabsorb the damaged veins and heal much like a bruise. The Process takes less than 30 minutes. It may require a second session for larger, more prominent veins.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Reducing varicose and spider veins using a process called Ultra Sound Guided Sclerotherapy.  Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group, uses an injection solution called Sotradecol on patient Phyllis Cusumano that will cause the vessel walls to be damaged, over time the body will reabsorb the damaged veins and heal much like a bruise. The Process takes less than thirty minutes and might require a second session for larger more prominent veins.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis a Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group is working with patient Phyllis Cusumanot with a vein condition called saphenous insufficiency.  This condition is due to blood in the veins flowing the wrong way causing swelling and discomfort. Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, he looks at the inside of the vein using an ultrasound.  The laser and heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis a Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group and Vascular Technician Sheri MsNulty work with patient Phyllis Cusumano who has a vein condition called saphenous insufficiency.  This condition is due to blood in the veins flowing the wrong way causing swelling and discomfort. Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, he looks at the inside of the vein using an ultrasound.  The laser and heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patientPhyllis Cusumano  with swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano with swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency -- blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction. Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the device improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano with swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Instruments used by Vascular Surgeon Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis at Physicians Regional Medical Group to alleviate varicose veins, spider veins in a process called Endoluminal Ablation.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • To reduce varicose and spider veins in patient Phyllis Cusumano using a process called ultra sound guided sclerotherapy,  Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, vascular surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group, uses an injection solution called Sotradecol that will cause the vessel walls to be damaged. Over time the body will reabsorb the damaged veins and heal much like a bruise. The Process takes less than 30 minutes. It may require a second session for larger, more prominent veins.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency -- blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction. Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the device improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency -- blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction. Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the device improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Instruments used by Vascular Surgeon Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis at Physicians Regional Medical Group to alleviate varicose veins, spider veins in a process called Endoluminal Ablation.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Reducing varicose and spider veins in patient Phyllis Cusumano using a process called Ultra Sound Guided Sclerotherapy.  Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group, uses an injection solution called Sotradecol that will cause the vessel walls to be damaged, over time the body will reabsorb the damaged veins and heal much like a bruise. The Process takes less than thirty minutes and might require a second session for larger more prominent veins.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Reducing varicose and spider veins in patient Phyllis Cusumano using a process called Ultra Sound Guided Sclerotherapy.  Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group, uses an injection solution called Sotradecol that will cause the vessel walls to be damaged, over time the body will reabsorb the damaged veins and heal much like a bruise. The Process takes less than thirty minutes and might require a second session for larger more prominent veins.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis a Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group is working with patient Phyllis Cusumano who has a vein condition called saphenous insufficiency.  This condition is due to blood in the veins flowing the wrong way causing swelling and discomfort. Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, he looks at the inside of the vein using an ultrasound.  The laser and heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis a Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group and Vascular Technician Sheri MsNulty is working with Phyllis Cusumano who has a vein condition called saphenous insufficiency.  This condition is due to blood in the veins flowing the wrong way causing swelling and discomfort. Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, he looks at the inside of the vein using an ultrasound.  The laser and heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Dr. Argyrios Tzilinis, Vascular Surgeon at Physicians Regional Medical Group works on patient Phyllis Cusumano who has swelling in her leg due to saphenous insufficiency, blood in the veins that is not flowing in the right direction.  Dr. Tzilinis is using a process called Endoluminal Ablation in which he has inserted a radiofrequency catheter into the vein, the heat from the devise improves the circulation in the leg by ensuring that the blood is flowing in the right direction. Patients wear a compression stocking for the first two weeks and can resume regular activity after two days.  Photographed on June 6, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Playmates Emma Owen, 4, left and Jayleen Lopez play together in the Tad pool area of Sun and Fun on Saturday.  Sun and Fun Lagoon in Naples celebrates Summer by holding a School's Out Bash on Saturday June 11 offering admission for kids under 48' a fee of $4.50 and over 48' admission of $8.   Kids, parents and teens came to Sun and fun to cool off from South Florida's 90 plus degree heat.   Photographed on June 11, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Girls struggle to stay on a floating turtle without slipping off on Saturday at Sun and Fun Lagoon.  Sun and Fun Lagoon in Naples celebrates Summer by holding a School's Out Bash on Saturday June 11 offering admission for kids under 48' a fee of $4.50 and over 48' admission of $8.   Kids, parents and teens came to Sun and fun to cool off from South Florida's 90 plus degree heat.   Photographed on June 11, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News
  • Miguel Thuman, 12 sprays his cousin Carlos Restrepo, 5 on Saturday at Sun and Fun Lagoon.  Sun and Fun Lagoon in Naples celebrates Summer by holding a School's Out Bash on Saturday June 11 offering admission for kids under 48' a fee of $4.50 and over 48' admission of $8.   Kids, parents and teens came to Sun and fun to cool off from South Florida's 90 plus degree heat.   Photographed on June 11, 2011.  Kelli Stanko/Special to the Daily News

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