Bank of the Islands Sponsoring Historical Village Gala

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Willy Ocasio, left, and Darrin Grotrian

The Sanibel Historical Village has recently announced that Bank of the Islands will be a Silver sponsor of its February 18, 2020, Historical Village Gala. The theme of the gala is “It Takes a Village,” and it will be held at the Community House from 6 to 10 p.m.

The gala will include a buffet dinner and dancing. Tickets to the gala are $135 per person and can be purchased by calling (239) 472-4648.

“The Historical Museum and Village provides a great sense of perspective for understanding our own places in the Sanibel story,” said Bank of the Islands Vice president and Sanibel-Captiva Manager Willy Ocasio. “Lending support as a Gala Silver Sponsor is a great way to show we appreciate being Sanibel’s island bank.”

So far, this year’s business sponsors include: The Island Sun, Times of the Islands, Bank of the Islands, Breeze Newspapers (Islander, Island Reporter, Captiva Current), Island Yacht Sales, Congress Jewelers, The Grog Shop, Kingfisher Real Estate Inc., VIP Realty, and Captiva Cruises.

Individual sponsors include: Wayne & Linda Boyd, Roland & Gail Garlinghouse, Neal & Sherry Halleran, Ed & Annette Hendrick, Pete & Jan Halliday, and Alex Werner & Karen Strojohann.

The Sanibel Historical Village is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full guided tours take place at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at no additional charge, depending on docent availability. The village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to the buildings. Admission is $10 for adults over 18. Members and children are free. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.sanibelmuseum.org or call (239) 472-4648.

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