January 31, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village has recently announced that The Grog Shop liquor store will be a silver sponsor of its February 19, 2019, Historical Village Gala, “An Evening on the Old Algiers.” The event is currently sold out.
Said Grog Shop Manager Rich Bennett, “Tee Ann Bailey of The Grog Shop said the historical village was her dad Sam’s special project, so she wanted to make sure we were being supportive.”
Sam Bailey was the force behind the formation of the historical village. “The village wouldn’t be here without Sam, so it means a lot to us that his support of the village continues through his family,” said Historical Village Executive Director Emilie Alfino. “They have our deepest thanks.”
So far, with more coming in every day, this year’s business sponsors include: Allegra Printing, Sanibel Catering by Bailey’s, Bank of the Islands, Congress Jewelers, Doc Ford’s Sanibel, The Grog Shop, Times of the Islands, John Grey Painting, Sanibel Captiva Beach Resorts, Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, and VIP Realty.
Individual sponsors as of this writing include: Edward and Catherine Anderson, Bill and Gail Bachman, Dennis and Blair Wyatt Berry, Wayne and Linda Boyd, Liz Clark, Ralph and Billye Curtis, Dorothy Donaldson and Aaron Cohen, Garlinghouse Foundation, Doug and Sherry Gentry, Roger and Sandra Grogman, Neal and Sherry Halleran, Pete and Jan Halliday, Bob and Jane Holder, Friedrich and Daniela Jaeger, Scotty Kelly, Karl and Jeri Magg, Edward and Dorothy Miller, Kevin and Deirdre O’Donnell, Bill and Stephanie Rahe, Todd and Karen Roberts, Ron and Faith Souders, Davis and Patricia Thurber, Rod and Gerry Verblaauw, Alex Werner and Karen Storjohann, and Larry and Judy Yenkole. More are coming in every day.
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.