December 14, 2021 – The Sanibel Historical Village has announced that Sanibel Captiva Trust Company will be the grand sponsor of its fundraiser Gala Movie Premiere on February 22, 2022, when it will show the documentary “Secrets & Stories of the Sanibel Lighthouse.”

“The Historical Museum & Village is an important part of Sanibel, and we are proud to support them in their efforts to preserve island history,” said Sanibel Captiva Trust Company founder and Chairman Al Hanser. “The Historical Village is a treasure for all of us to enjoy and learn about our island’s fascinating history. We are pleased to be able to support such an educational institution.”

“We are honored to have Sanibel Captiva Trust Company be our grand sponsor once again,” said Executive Director Emilie Alfino. “They have always been big supporters of our efforts to preserve, share, and celebrate Sanibel’s wonderful history. We are very grateful.”

Anyone interested in a business or individual sponsorship can call Alfino at (239) 472-4648 or
(239) 357-1644. “As we all know, it really does take a village – and it takes community-minded businesses and individuals to help keep our village, the keeper of history, alive on Sanibel.”

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Sanibel Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to eight of the nine buildings. Admission is FREE for SHMV members and $15 for non-members (adults ages 18 years and up).  For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours or visit

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