Sea Gypsy Inn, Sabal Palm Beach Bar and Grill

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 Jacki Liszak of Sea Gypsy Inn presented a $1500 check to the Beach Kids Foundation recently. Shown here accepting the donation from left: Ginny Smith, Shannon Smith-Pineiro, Jacki Liszak, Kevin Reilly of Gulf Coast Panama Jack, Andrew Cochran, Fran Myers and Judy Haataja. The donation was the result of an auction held during Sea Gypsy’s Annual Shrimp Festival Deck Party in March, made possible by the generous donation of a signature Panama Jack Beach Cruiser Bicycle by Gulf Coast Panama Jack, Kevin Reilly Account Executive. Sea Gypsy Inn offers a wide variety of Panama Jack products, including skin care, plus beach fashions. Sea Gypsy Inn is a downtown hotel and gift shop located at 1698 Estero Blvd, FMB. Phone: 239-765-0707 Web:

The Beach Kids Foundation, Inc. supports local kids through fundraising for scholarships, Beach School support and Spirit of the Holidays. Web:

The Sea Gypsy’s $1,500 donation will be used to provide scholarships for Bay Oaks Summer Camps. Summer Camp is offered through August 5th for ages 6-13 at Bay Oaks. For more information, call Bay Oaks 239-765-4222.



The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the Sabal Palm Beach Bar & Grill, located within the Lani Kai Resort. The reopening of the 2nd floor Sabal Palm Beach Bar & Grill is the result of an extensive 6-month makeover. The Sabal Palm now joins the dining offerings of the Island View & Sun Deck Restaurants at the Lani Kai and offers a premier setting for special events, with seating capacity of about 150 and a dedicated rebuilt kitchen. Visitors will also be able to enjoy a new outside patio and inside bar area with seating. Open for lunch, dinner and drinks. Reservations accepted.

Shown here, from left are: Dave Anderson, Chamber Chairman holding the ribbon with Bud Nocera Chamber President doing the honors on the right. Joining Joe Conidaris with the scissors are Lani Kai management – from left Michelle Veith, Tami Thompson and Michael Ensor.

Sabal Palm Beach Bar & Grill at the Lani Kai Resort, 1400 Estero Blvd, FMB. Hours 11am-7pm daily. Phone: 239-463-3115 Web: