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Vol. 12, no. 13 i.e. 39 (Jan. 6, 1962)-
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"Florida's statewide black weekly."
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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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Title:
Florida star
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
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Florida star news
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
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English
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The Florida Star Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
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African American newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 12, no. 13 i.e. 39 (Jan. 6, 1962)-
General Note:
"Florida's statewide black weekly."
General Note:
Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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University of Florida
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This time as they announced the birth of their daughter. The The Vision Cathedral website posted the birth announcement with: Her name is, Caylee LaTanya BurgessAllen. Shes so precious and we love how she has already brought such meaning to our lives. We are humbled and grateful to have such loving and supportive grandparents, godparents, family, a loving Church, faith community, coworkers and beautiful friends who are committed to us. Please pray for us as we love little Caylee and support us as we expand our family and complete the adoption process. Love your DadsŽ Mkf"Rtgukfgpv"Tgcf{"Hqt"Yjkvg Jqwug"Gcuvgt"Gii"TqnnYoutube sensation Robbie Novak has officially been caught playing president by President Obama. And it turns out that his positive messages which have been hitting a high note have earned him a spot on this years Egg Roll. On Monday April 1, 2013, the First Family will host the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year, more than 35,000 people will be joining us on the South Lawn for games, stories, and, of course, the traditional egg roll. The pint-sized pep talker was tapped to spread the Easter message with the President who he hopes to meet. By Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks, who was arrested in the past has again been arrested. The six-count indictment claims Brooks accepted payment from applicants for city police jobs, liquor licenses and permits. He was said to influence other officials on their behalf. Additionally, Brooks was charged with three counts of violating his oath of office. He also had two counts of using his position to influence another officer or employee of the city. The quaint and quiet charm of Brunswick has been making international headlines following the death of 13 month-old Antonio Santiago who was shot between the eyesŽ in his stroller during a morning walk. Glynn County was inundated with a variety of media houses and affiliates who came to town to follow the story which has since taken on a life of its own. Our Facebook readers and Youtube watchers expressed their views since we first broke the story and have continued to be vocal as the suspects in the case were revealed to be 17 yearold DeMarquis Elkins and a 14 year-old accomplice. After a manhunt by local authorities, the aunt of one of the teens drove them to the police station in her car. Meanwhile, a gun believed to be used in the shooting was recovered. Readers followed along as it was revealed that the baby lost an older brother to violence and the mother of the deceased baby was said to have identified the accused teens via a reporters cellphone. It was also later learned that a family member of the child was also in law enforcement. Shock rang through the community when police arrested Katrina and Karimah Elkins, the aunt and mother of the 17 yearold suspect for making false statements to law enforcement officials. Another family member attached to the case is the daughter of Sherry West whose has stated that her mothers story simply doesnt add up.Ž Ashley claimed when her mother spoke to her about the shooting said How soon do you think the life insurance policy will send me a check?Ž Ashley also stated her mother is bipolar and schizophrenic and that she had changed her story on the shooting. DeMarquis Elkins Karimah Elkins Katrina Elkins Antonio Santiago Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks was arrested on Thursday in connection to taking money to help applicants get police jobs, permits and liquor licenses and babys shooting. 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JSO announced Tuesday that it had made arrests in two cold cases from the late 1990s and an arrest in an attempted kidnapping case from January. Michael Williams has been arrested in the 1999 murder of Andrea Clements and Michael Franklin was arrested for the 1998 murder of Michael Bouey. JSO determined that Williams and Franklin were suspects through DNA matching. Michael Williams Michael Franklin

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GREATER NEW BIRTH 195 Tallulah Ave., Jacksonville, FL, Pastor L. White, III. Come Sing, Shout and Dance with us for an evening of Praise. Singing, Spiritual Dance, with Special Guest: New Hope Baptist Church Choir, Sandersville, GA; Zion Baptist Church Male Chorus, St. Marys, GA; local talents, Sabrina Drayton Lambert and the Chosen Few Divine Power Christian Church, Greater New Birth Baptist Church, and Others. Saturday, March 30th at 4:00p.m. Free Admission. KIM STRATTON IN CONCERT presented by Chris Epps Music & WPOD FM. Kim Stratton singing her smash hit  Favor Aint Fair! Ž Featuring: Minister Jeff Proctor & Just Praze, Kirk Russell, Jr., Vicki Farrie, Christopher Williams, Isaac Brown & G.A.N.G. & Chris Epps! Hosted by: Wanda P., Octavius Davis, & Dwight Follins. This FREE CONCERT will be held at Faith United Miracle Temple, 1860 West 5th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209, Friday, April 26th at 7:30p.m. For further info, email: Jacksonvillegag@gmail.com or call (904) 8946487. Easter Sunday Worship Celebration Guest Speaker Evangelist Diane Barrino-Barber (Grammy Award Winner Fantasia Barrinos Mother), GT Mime and Dance Ministry, Voices of Praise and more March 31, 2013 @10:45am Gregg Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Pastor Malinda Richie-Samuel, 1510 W. 45th St., Jacksonville, Florida 32208. Contact Richard Kelly at 904-469-5518. Holy Land Trip and Shopping Experience, Saturday May 18, 2013. Price Includes: Breakfast … Bus Transportation and Ticket into the Park. Age 16 to Adults $65, Age 6 to15 $55, Pre-K to Age 8 $25. Breakfast @ 6AM@ First Samuel M.B. Church Buses will be departing from church @7:15 AM. All payments are due by May 1, 2013. For more information, call the church. Start paying on your trip now. First Samuel Missionary Baptist Church, 3333 Franklin St. Jacksonville, FL. 32206, (904) 355-4801, Alphonse Braggs Pastor. ZION HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 2803 Edgewood Ave asks that all former and present members come to our Annual Home Coming Celebration, Saturday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. There will be blood pressure screenings, games, food, rides for the kids, and a talent show. Sunday, April 14th at 3:00pm Worship Service, Speaker Rev. Willie O. Tucker of Greater Zion Grove Baptist Church. If you have any questions or concerns contact the Church office at 904764-9353. Rev. Clifford Johnson, Jr., Pastor. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OAKLAND and its Members Operation Dress Up: An Easter Clothing Giveaway for needy children. Clothing giveaway of Sunday BestŽ attire on Saturday, March 30th from 9a.m. to Noon. 1025 Jessie St. Pastor Torin Dailey. JACKSONVILLE, FL ARGUELLES Jenny L., died March 21, 2013. BARTLEY, Cleveland, died March 23, 2013. BELLAMY Angel Deshawn, 6mos, died March 19, 2013. BLACKWOOD Kristen Danielle, died March 22, 2013. BLUE June Beatrice, 83, died March 23, 2013. BROOKS, Cadence Makenzie Armstrong, 6, died March 21, 2013. BUCKELS Charles, 40, died March 19, 2013. BYRD, Willie M., died March 20, 2013. CAGNINA Margaret M. Powers, 81, died March 23, 2013. CAMPBELL, John Douglas, Jr., 64, died March 22, 2013. CARN, Deloris Roger, 72, died March 17, 2013. CARSWELL, Darryl Lamar, died March 17, 2013. COLLINS Little Miss Janiyah, died March 19, 2013. COVEY, Ellen Compton, 89, died March 23, 2013. CULBERT, Alberta, died March 21, 2013. DARLEY, Brian Charles, died March 19, 2013. EDWARDS Gladys, died March 22, 2013. EVANS, John, 95, died March 21, 2013. FAIR Brett M., 39, died March 19, 2013. FOREMAN, Kenneth Jamal, died March 17, 2013. FORTNER, Odell, 87, died March 20, 2013. GEORGE Marie S., 81, died March 20, 2013. GILBERT, Hattie, died March 20, 2013. GORDON, James Coleman, Sr., 83, died March 15, 2013. GRADEN Donna B., 42, died March 22, 2013. GUNN, Marilyn Robinson, died March 18, 2013. HALL Marzel, died March 15, 2013. HARRELL, Mary Esther, 86, died March 22, 2013. HINES Janet L., 66, died March 20, 2013. HOLZENDORF, Margan S., 43, died March 18, 2013. HUHN, Edward Fredrick, 95, died March 18, 2013. JACKSON Bradley Jamal, 22, died March 19, 2013. JACKSON Joanna Anna, 17, died March 20, 2013. JOHNSON, Bradley J., 22, died March 19, 2013. KEARNEY Leroy, 56, died March 20, 2013. KERCHER Violet Eleanor, 98, died March 21, 2013. KIMBROUGH Altoria, 94, died March 25, 2013. KREITZER, Michelle Lynn, 45, died March 19, 2013. LEE, James Walter, 81, died March 21, 2013. LIGHT, Michele, 57, died March 22, 2013. MURRAY, Christopher Charles, 72, died March 24, 2013. NEWELL Gale Douglas, 72, died March 22, 2013. NIXON, Alice, died March 21, 2013. OWENS, Joseph I. Joe, 69, died March 19, 2013. PAXSON Marjorie Veronica, 92, died March 20, 2013. RAINES, Shirley J., 73, died March 21, 2013. SMITH Joseph Ambrose, Jr., 33, died March 22, 2013. TAYLOR Edward Isaac, 88, died March 21, 2013. TOLBERT, Charlie, 77, died March 24, 2013. WATSON Emma Scott,105, died March 18, 2013.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS BURNS, Deborah Brown, died March 22, 2013. ATWATER, Wilfred, Sr., died March 20, 2013. MANLEY, Virginia, died March 22, 2013. SIMS, Myrtie, died March 23, 2013. MONROE Onnie L., died March 24, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall, Sr.everyWednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . 10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.Ž Mathew 28:19-20 C. L. Page Mortuary offers full funeral and cremation services at an affordable price because we care. We are now offering Live Streaming of Funeral and Visitation Services.Ž3031 Moncrief Road Jacksonville, FL 32209Visit us atWWW.CLPAGEMORTUARY.COM Carla L. Page, LFDIC Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. Bartley If there had been a death in your family yesterday, what would you be doing today?FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Since 1988Pre-Need Fore-Thought Funeral Planning ProgramIm sorry to have to tell you this...Ž Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, thenRydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 A Going Home Celebration forAttorney Harrell Tyrone BuggsMr. Buggs passed Thursday, March 21, 2013. Funeral service was held Friday, March 29th at the Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Buggs graduated from New Stanton Senior High School in 1966 where he was a member of the Marching Blue Devils Band and Phi Beta Juniors Social Club. He entered Florida A&M University in 1966 and earned a BS Degree in Political Science in 1970 and participated in several organizations while attending. He attended the University of Illinois College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1973. Mr. Buggs began his law career as a Judge Advocate General Officer in the US Army from 1973 to 1977. While serving in the Army, among his awards were the National Defense Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. In 1977 he worked as a Duval County Public Defender. In 1979 he began his private practice up until his passing. He is survived by his wife JoAnn Mason Buggs; three daughters, Dr. Kammi (Jimmy Henderson, Dr. Harrelyn (Rory) Woodfaulk, and Janni Marie, five granddaughters, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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The Rev. Dr. Robert Lawrence, Pastor/Founder of a well-attended, strong, and enthusiastic church often showed himself ready and able to deal with any situation that might come up. One first Sunday just as Pastor Lawrence was reaching the peak of his sermon, his 3year old grandson entered the church, ran to the center aisle, started making loud beeps and brrrmms like a racing car without a muffler, then zoomed right toward him. The Rev. Dr. stopped his sermon, pointed directly at his grandson, and commanded, "Meechie, park the car immediately beside your grandmother on that bench (pointing), turn off the ignition, and hand her the keys." The sermon continued undisturbed after a good laugh by the congregation, but you all know what happened as soon as they got home. MARCH 30, 2013THE STARPAGE 3 KV‘U"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG The excellent declines in crime, especially violent crime, of the past three years (09 11) have plateaued. ( 0.3%).The 2012 results, when released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement later this year, will show a slight decline in crime overall ( 3.5%), caused mostly by a good decline in property crime ( 4.0%)*. We are fortunate, and I attribute this to the high level of citizen engagement we have built in the community and aggressive prosecution by the State Attorney. Also, our judiciary is the finest in the state. But as we enter into budget preparations for the 2014 fiscal year, I am very concerned. These arent scare tactics. We can no longer cut our way to greatnessŽ in public safety, while trying to attract top tier businesses to our city and ask our residents to help revitalize our core (downtown) community. Im asking each citizen to do more to engage with us. Heres a list: BE ALERT TODAY AND ALIVE TOMORROW! HELP Prevent Traffic Crashes and Fatalities. Slow down. Pay attention. Stay off the phone and dont text and drive. Obey the signs and rules of the road; motorists must share the road with bicycles. Pedestrians and cyclists must obey the rules of the road as well. Traffic homicides (138), which are largely preventable, are higher than murders (93), which are much less preventable. YOU can help lower the number of traffic fatalities by being a more attentive driver, bicyclist, and pedestrian. Also, DO NOTengage in ANY of those activities if you are under the influence. Share the Road. Its the law. Did you know that bicycles are technically vehiclesŽ? Did you know that as a motorist you are required to pass a bicyclist on the roadways with a three feet barrier and they are allowed to ride up to two abreast in the right lane of the roadway, with traffic? Many people dont know the Rules of the Road … go to www.jaxsheriff.org and click on the ALERT TODAY ALIVE TOMMORROW icon for more information. LOCK Your Cars and Garages and homes. I continue to be amazed by the number of people who ignore the warning about leaving a car unlocked even if it is just for a minuteŽ. It takes less than that to steal a car. And with your paperwork (insurance documents; bank statements; phone bill) in the car, identity theft is a real possibility in an auto theft. And if you keep car keys or house keys in your carƒ ƒa home burglary is just another step away for the criminals. NEVER LEAVE your weapons in your car. You would be shocked to know how many violent crimes are committed with guns stolen from a registered owner because they were not properly secured. They end up being sold on the street to people who cannot buy them legally. PROTECT Your Children. Monitor their internet activities. Monitor and engage in their social networking activities. Know their friends and the parents and guardians of their friends. There is a curfew in Jacksonville for juveniles. There are truancy laws, as well. If you are having trouble with your child, there are resources available to you: Police Athletic League; Mental Health Resource Center; The Parent Help Center; The Boys and Girls Club; Camp Cadet; the Duval County Public Schools have their own police who are Resource Officers. Dont let problems escalate. As a parent, I know sometimes the hardest thing to do is to reach out and ask for help. But a troubled adolescent needs help, and there are professionals trained to provide it. First Call for Help, operated by the United Way of Northeast Florida, can be reached by calling 2 1 1. The more we work together; the stronger our solidarity in the good fightŽ … the never ending battle to harden the target against criminal activity and prevent tragic accidents. I thank you for your support in this fight. John H. Rutherford, Sheriff Duval County, FL *Official 2012 Uniformed Crime Report (UCR) Crime statistics are expected to be released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement later in the spring.Etkog"Fqyp"kp"Fwxcn"Eqwpv{Crtkn"Ujgtkhh‘u"OguucigPq"PgitqWhat would Marcus Garvey, founder of Universal Negro Improvement Association, say about the Census Bureau dropping the word NegroŽ from the census forms? Do you think Mary McCloud Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women(NCNW), would make a statement? Is this an insult to the Negro Airmen Association, that was grown and enhanced by the hundreds of trained Tuskegee Airmen? A few of these heroes are still living? The term Negro was first used in the census in 1900. Most of these original organization that made us stronger, were already in existence. The Negro Baptist Church was organized in 1773. Talk about history. The National Negro Business League had thousands of members before integration as did the National Negro Baseball League. So, my simple question is because we became black and African Americans we should allow the Negro to evaporate? What is the new term for n-town? The change will take effect next year when the Census Bureau distributes to more than 3.5 million households the annual American Community Survey. I must inform you that the Census Bureau has a bureau chief of racial statistics. This branch of the Census has conducted months of public feedback and research determining the view of the term. If you participated, I would appreciate a call, which I will leave at the end of this article. The conclusion of the surveys was that the term was outdated and offensive. You see Negro itself took the place of colored. And then, I repeat, black …toAfrican Americans. Which means, at this point, the n word should be fired. Nicholas Jones, Bureau Chief of Racial Statistics, and Matthew Snipp, professor at Stanford University, continues with this is a reflection of changing times, changing vocabularies and changing understandings of what race means in this countryŽ. Personally, I find this unacceptable. I am certain there was a more capable source at the National Urban League headquarters, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) or a qualified professor of African Studies at several ivy league universities and historically black colleges in America. Ester Davis is celebrated writer and television host/producer. She can be reached at email: estyler2000@aol.com. 214.376.9000. Ujgtkhh"Lqjp"TwvjgthqtfO["FC["""By Ester Davis, EDTV Octej"49."4235 Rqygtdcnn< 43-48-7-37-52 RD 16 Hn"Nqvvq"Zvtc< 28-44-24-19-25-26 Hcpvcu{"7< 19-10-2-21-20 Ogic"Oqpg{<"" 14-1-36-13 OD 14 Rnc{"6
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PAGE 4 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome.TALKING AND TAPPING AND TEA „ OH MY! The Auntie Roz Childrens Workshop, developing bright young minds through literacy and the arts since 1990, proudly celebrated Black History Month with a series of free-to-the-public programs about the enduring impact of African American cultural traditions. Two highly acclaimed, award-winning Broadway veterans„tap dancer extraordinaire Ted Louis Levy and playwrightactress Perri Gaffney were presented in four dazzling performances at William M. Raines High School, Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School, Esprit de Corps Center for Learning, and Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church. In a separate event at Edward Waters College, avant-garde fashion designer Brenda Brunson-Bey staged a show featuring her latest one-of-a-kind designs. Also appearing on the show was teen talent, JCity a positive, conscientious hip-hop artist whose song, Dont Deserve to Be Gone,Ž a tribute to slain Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis, promotes the message of non-violence. The message of the song [is] ƒ you aint gotta be doing nothin wrong ... to put yourself in a situation to where it could cause death.Ž Victims of senseless, violent crimes dont deserve to be gone.Ž Tap dancer Ted Levy has an impressive list of musical, theatrical and directorial triumphs, including collaborations with renowned tap dancers Gregory Hines and Savion Glover, and an Emmy Award for his television debut performance in the PBS special Precious Memories. The hoofer, a student of master tap dancer Finis Henderson, II (who was the former manager of Sammy Davis, Jr.), drew thunderous applause from the audience of middle schoolers at Matthew W. Gilbert as he back flappedŽ, chuggedŽ, and shuffledŽ rhythmically across the floor of the auditoriums stage. Levy invited five students, including Anius Hannan, Marlon Dixon, Marquis Whitefield, and Brianna Engler, to join him onstage, as he demonstrated a series of simple steps, which they shyly mimicked to the pleasure of their classmates and teachers. At the end of the exercise, Levy declared them tap dancers! Playwright-actress Perri Gaffney was last seen on stage in The Resurrection of Alice, a one-woman show adapted from her novel of the same title, at The Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for her role in Zora Neal Hurstons Polk County, and has appeared in numerous stage, film and television (As The World Turns, Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU) productions in her illustrious career. Fashion designer and owner of NYC boutique Tribal Truths Collection, Brenda Brunson-Bey thrilled the audience with her elegant designs which were shown at Edward Waters College. Brendas clothes are African-inspired, combining authentic African fabrics and prints in modern chic … dresses with a hint of the regal, flowing African silhouette, a dress suit fit for any highpowered business woman ingeniously belted by a modified cowrie-shelled wall-hanging, all styles adorned with the Tribal Truths Collection trademark bead and cowrie dangle. The dazzling models, most of whom were EWC students, strutted their stuffŽ with flair. Two special guests who walked the runwayŽ were Dr. Tywanna Estell and Lucia McBath mother of shooting victim Jordan Davis. Broadway veteran Roslyn Auntie RozŽ Burrough, CEO of the Auntie Roz Childrens Workshop, called on The VillageŽ (as in It takes a villageƒ Ž) to assist with the project. She credits Eric Daniel Johnson Director, After School Division of Communities in School and Evan Daniels Principal of Matthew W. Gilbert for their part in organizing the groups of students who attended the events. Other sponsors were: Mavis Bush, Deborah Taylor, Chevara Orrin, Darnell Smith, Ella McKinnon Thompson, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Donald Harris, Priscilla Williamson, Dr. Marvin Wells, Clara McLaughlin-The Florida Star, Yuleen Broome-State Farm, Mike Blaylock, Councilman Warren Jones, Sharon Mills-Watson Realty, Stage Aurora, Burrough Family, Marilyn Wilkerson, Ronald Galvin, Linda James, Jerry and Ingrid Fluellen, Esprit de Corps Center for Learning, Dr. Chester Aikens, Jay at Jays Car Wash, Meltonia Jenkins-DuBois-Jenkins Quality Barbecue, and Barbara Breaker TALKING AND TAPPING AND TEA Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley/ Photos by Volume Burks Presenters, left to right: Brenda Brunson-Bey, Ted Levy, and Perri Gaffney, Pictures courtesy of MWG group L-R: Marquis Whitfield and rapper, JCity. MWG grou p Marlon Dixon Tribal Truths Collection L-R: Brenda Brinson-Bey, Roslyn Burrough, and EWC student, Carlina Lawson, rocking her own style L-R: Evan Daniels, JCity, Roslyn Burrough, Sylvia Johnson, Ted Levy, Perri Gaffney, and Brenda Brunson-Bey MWG group ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~First Coasts Newest Grammy Winneris Uforo (u-4-o) TAKTIXŽ Ebong, the co-producer of Grammys 2013 Best Gospel Album, GravityŽ, by Christian hip-hop artist LeCrae. Ebong also wrote the song, Free From it AllŽ which is featured on the album. He is a graduate of the University of North Florida. The 23 year old producer/songwriter was born in Nigeria, raised in Providence, Rhode Island and later moved to St. Augustine, Florida. His Nigerian roots in rhythm, integrated with an east coast flow and southern swagger, combine to make his unique feel good, yet often cinematic, sound. Uforo, whose songs are centered on ambition, inspiration, living life, love, and fun, has performed with Grammy Award winning artist John Legend, and has produced for artists like Keyshia Cole, Jennifer Holliday, Dwele and many more. He produced Musiq Soulchilds lead single RadioŽ from his fifth solo album aptly entitled OnMyRadio.Ž Uforo is the son of University of North Florida professor Dr. Imeh Ebong and entrepreneur Caroline Ebong owner of Broad Spectrum, a financial planning service. The Ebongs are proud of their sons achievement. We are looking forward to many more great things to come for our son, by the grace of God.Ž Ufora Ebong

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PAGE 6 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this ar ea. Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. MISSINGCHILDREN Name: Altorick Barosy Age: 16 Weight: 160 lbs Last seen: 2/22/13 Name: Jesstin Corbitt Age: 15 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 3/17/13 Name: Noah Harper Age: 15 Weight: 145 lbs Last seen: 3/21/13 Name: Marco Wilson Age: 17 Weight: 160 lbs Last seen: 3/19/13MOSTWANTED Name: Tenarius Quantrel Armstrong Offense: Carrying Concealed Firearm, Armed Burglary Name: Alvin Anderson Offense: Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Name: Dontavious Anderson Offense: Armed Burglary, Grand Theft Firearm, Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Stopping Graffiti Graffiti is illegal, ugly and expensive to remove. It is a crime that affects us all. It is the act of marking or defacing premises or other property without permission. It can lower property values, make people feel unsafe, reduce business patronage and encourage other types of crime. Conversely, keeping business premises graffiti-free helps to reinforce a professional image with customers, while keeping our neighborhoods graffiti-free reinforces pride in our county and helps to maintain feelings of safety and wellbeing. Graffiti vandals have no respect for private or community property and no regard for the negative impacts of their actions. € Their aim is to impress their peers and strengthen their reputations by putting their graffiti tags in as many places as possible. Graffiti that is left intact attracts more graffiti and the longer it remains the greater the gratification for perpetrators. It also suggests a community that does not care or is unable to deal with the problem. How Does Graffiti Hurt? € Property Value According to the National Association of Realtors, properties located in neighborhoods where there is graffiti vandalism lose 15% of their value. € Safety Patrons of buildings, parks, or public facilities where graffiti vandalism has occurred may feel that if graffiti is tolerated, then more serious crimes such as theft and assault may also go unchallenged. € Clean-Up Cost According to the U.S. Department of Justice, "an estimated $12 billion a year is spent cleaning up graffiti in the United States." Additionally a Public Technology Inc. 2002 survey of communities found that "Los Angeles County spends about $55 million per year on graffiti removal." € Graffiti may also be affecting both the health of those who do it because they breathe in fumes from aerosol paint. It could also be affecting the environment because of the chemicals being used to remove it. How Can You Help? € You can help us stay on top of graffiti and vandalism by taking measures to prevent it and if it does occur, by making sure it is cleaned as quickly as possible. € When graffiti appears on your home, apartment building, or business, take a photo to document for insurance purposes. After the police document the vandalism, remove or paint over the graffiti immediately. € If you see an act of graffiti vandalism in progress, call 911 immediately. Graffiti vandals must be caught in the act to be prosecuted. How To Describe a Graffiti Location Commercial and Residential Buildings: €In order to contact the person responsible for a building you need an exact address and what was graffitied. Street Signs, Stoplights, Litter Containers, etc: €The address of a building behind or next to these items or the intersection and where the graffiti is located is needed. Safety Womans Payment Towards Surprise Birthday Party for Boss Reveals Fraudulent Activity A longtime office manager has been arrested after a surprise birthday party for her boss revealed a records of fraudulent activity. Ruth Amen, 46, has been working as an office manager of a business for over ten years. Her job required her to handle business finances including billing and payroll. Amen decided to pay for a surprise birthday party for one of her bosses, without permission, that brought the issue to light. Following that incident, company officials looked at Amen's bookkeeping practices more closely and discovered problems. An investigation revealed that Amen was indeed stealing money from the business with a total recorded amount of $181,674. The investigation revealed Amen used nearly $92,000 in company finances to pay personal credit card debt, issued herself "extra" paychecks totaling $65,000 and failed to deduct the cost of insurance from her paychecks. Amen was arrested and charged with grand theft and scheme to defraud, both first degree felonies. Ruth Amen Teen Strolls Through Neighborhood with Air Conditioner in Yellow Wheel Barrow A teen was arrested after being seen in the street with an air conditioner in a yellow wheel barrow. A man on his way to work called police shortly after 6 a.m., saying, I was coming out of my driveway and I saw these two young boys carrying an air conditioning unit. Im assuming they stole it from somebodys house nearby.Ž He said that the air conditioner was in a wheelbarrow and that he recognized the man pushing it as Kimani Parker, 18. He also gave Parkers address to the police. An officer went to the given address to find Parker at the home and asked him if he knew why he was there. Possibly because of the air conditioner unit,Ž Parker responded. He initially said that he had permission from a friends mother to take it. He was going to then sell it to help pay a $200 civil obligation owed to a Walmart store. He said after an unsuccessful shoplifting incident, he was left with a restitution debt and planned to sell the air conditioning unit to help pay it off. He admitted that he was going to sell it to a scrap yard. But when the deputy asked where exactly the air conditioner came from so he could talk to the owner, Parker finally confessed that he had stolen it from a random house he stumbledŽ upon. He also said his 17-year-old friend Kyle DeJesus helped him cut the copper pipes and wires connecting it to the house with pruning shears. They then loaded it into the wheelbarrow and took it to DeJesus home on. But when police appeared in the area, they quickly dumped the unit into the woods behind the house. Both teens were arrested and charged with burglary of an unoccupied residence, grand theft, and criminal mischief. Parker is being held on $5,500 bond. DeJesus was released to his parents. Kimani Parker Man Arrested for Double Homicide A man was arrested after killing two of his friends. At approximately 5:34 p.m. a female complainant contacted 911 reporting that she found her son deceased inside of his home. Police responded to the address and found Joshua Deas, 24, and Kenneth Simmons, 34, deceased inside of the mobile home. The crime scene was secured and detectives responded in order to further the investigation. A search warrant was executed at the incident scene, which was searched and processed by crime scene investigators and homicide detectives. Family members of both victims were notified. A doctor from the Medical Examiner's Office responded to the scene for a preliminary inspection of both victims. During her investigation, it appeared that both victims sustained severe trauma to their upper bodies. The injuries appeared to be caused by some type of edged and weighted instrument, such as small handled axe or hatchet. It was also determined that Kenneth Simmons' green 1998 Isuzu Rodeo and several other items of value were missing from the scene. Homicide detectives continued the investigation, working around the clock to follow up on all available leads. Simmons' Isuzu Rodeo was located in close proximity to the crime scene. Items belonging to Joshua Deas were located within the dumpster several feet from the vehicle. The investigation revealed that Charles Anthony Foster, 23, recently attempted to fraudulently cash a check from Simmons' checking account and withdraw funds from Deas' ATM debit card. Charles Foster was captured at a store surveillance video driving Simmons' vehicle and pawning personal property belonging to Deas. Two days later, Charles Foster was arrested at his residence for violation of probation for false information on secondary metals recycler. After reviewing the facts of the case, Charles Foster was charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of robbery with a weapon. According to reports, Foster was friends with both victims and frequently visited the residence. Charles Foster

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LOCAL MARCH 30, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 7 Florida As Florida continues to lead the nation in foreclosures, sunshine state residents flocked to Jacksonvilles Prime Osborn Convention Center hoping for relief. Florida has led the nation in foreclosures for the 6th straight month. As a result, a non-profit housing group set up shop in Jacksonville for five days offering free loan modifications for homeowners.Congresswoman Corrine Brown Fights for Floridians to Overcome Housing Crisis Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: Assisting my constituents with their housing needs has always been one of my top priorities ever since I was first elected to Congress in the early 1990s. In fact, I have held yearly housing conferences and workshops to assist my constituents to purchase a home of their own, as well as help Floridians to keep their homes if they fall into danger of foreclosure or hav trouble paying their mortgage. Certainly, as we have seen during the terrible housing crisis across the nation over the last few years, a crisis that has hit particularly hard in my state of Florida (Florida in fact is the No. 1 state in foreclosures for the sixth month in a row, according to the latest report from Realty Trac, [Miami is #1, Orlando, #2, and Jacksonville, #8]). Moreover, according to the report, Florida tops the country, with one in every 282 homes facing some kind of foreclosure filing. Thats three times the national average and up 6 percent from January and 20 percent from February 2012. That said, I am well aware of the difficulties Florida residents are facing just to keep their homes or make their first home purchase. When I saw first-hand last year in Jacksonville what the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) is offering to families and communities across the nation to assist in the arena of homeownership (by offering homeownership seminars, providing counseling and opportunities to refinance), I was so impressed with their work that I have spent the last year getting the word out to my colleagues in Congress, and encouraging them to host NACA events in their own congressional district. In my estimation, the knowledge and resources that NACA provides to prospective homebuyers, and to those struggling to pay their mortgage, such as providing specialized financial counselors who are trained to give advice to homeowners, as well as providing extremely low interest financing and loan assistance, is nothing less than remarkable. And I categorically believe that these programs are in dire need by the American people during these difficult economic times. The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) kicked off a 5 day mortgage event aimed at helping people stay in their homes. More than 8,000 attended and most were given the help desired. NACA EVENT TAKES AIM AT STATES HIGH FORECLOSURE RATE J acksonville Florida On Friday Cynthia Jones good news for her father in law and sister in one day with Congresswoman Corrine Brown Jacksonville Floridan Friday Cynthia Thomas keep her home at 2% Congresswoman Corrine Brown Detria Austin Russell NACA Chief Operating Officer, and Darren Duarte Director of Communications NACA Detria Austin Russell NACA Chief Operating Officer and Eartha E. Norwood Housing Program Specialist Atlanta Homeownership Center Single Family Program Support Division Jacksonville HUD Office

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PAGE8 THESTAR MARCH 30, 2013 Relaying Hope With Relay For Life By Arthia Nixon Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell 3 John 1:2 reads Beloved, I wish above all that you prosper and be in good health, even as your soul propersŽ. Recently, Pastor L. Carl Brown and members of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church on 1926 Stonewall Street seemingly followed this teaching by focusing on health for the body while ensuring there was health for the soul as participants in this years Relay For Life Campaign. Joining Mount Olive was the Savannah State College choir and director Farell Frazier and praise dancer from Jordan Grove Baptist Church. This is our second year being involved in the Relay For Life in raising awareness and money,Ž said Christine Thomas, who is the co-captain of Relay For Life alongside Kendra Wright. We tend to keep things private as it relates to our health so sometimes, the church which is a respected part of the community ought to step in as it relates to educating the public.Ž Thomas, who has lost several women in her family to cancer says the community must be more proactive as it relates to health. Cancer does not discriminate,Ž she said. We need to be a beacon to help someone find their way to good health and show them the preventative measures before its too late. Also, it pays to participate in things like this because it is good for your heart to open up and selflessly inspire and save others.Ž One World Many F aces International Culture & Food FestivalFriday, April 12, 2013 2:00 7:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSIONon the campus ofCollege of Coastal Georgia Brunswick, Georgia Robert S. Abbott Race Unity Institute Sponsored by Smoke Free Pet Free CampusInternational Festival Marketplace Food Court Music and More! orld W One F y n Maaces Intern Fest orld W One ernational Cultu r t In tival national F y n Maaces al v va ti s e F Fe ood F Fo r e & Friday, Apr 2:00 7: College of Co on the caFREE ADMBrunswick ril 12, 2013 :00 p.m. astal Georgia mpus of M ISSION kGeorgia M F Marketplace Food Court Music BrunswickSponsored bySmoke Free Pe k, Georgiaet Free Campus e nstitut y I e Unit ac R ott bb t S. A er Rob and More! Top Right: Kendra Wright, Evang. Ella Brown, Rev. L. Carl Brown, Christine Thomas and Barbara Singleton Bottom Right: In this picture are the Committee members along with (Ella Brown & Rev. Carl Brown, Pastor Mt Olive Baptist Church) Bottom Left: Barbara Brown, and Venus Holmes

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Bulls End Heats Fiery Streak MARCH 30, 2013 THESTAR PAGE9They say all good things eventually come to an end and after setting the NBA on fire with an unprecedented 27 game winning streak, the Miami Heat lost to the Chicago Bulls 101-97. The Chicago Bulls snapped Miami's historic 27-game win streak. LeBron James totaled 32 points, seven assists and four blocked shots. But, unlike in several games in the streak, he was unable to will the team to victory in the second half. So frustrated became James that, late in the fourth quarter, he threw a hard shoulder into Boozer and was assessed a flagrant foul, his first in six years. Chris Bosh added 21 points, Dwyane Wade scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds on a bum right foot, which he tweaked in the final minutes. Photo:Nathaniel S. Butler By Mark Soltau / TigerWoods.com Tiger Woods is back on top. For the 11th time in his career and first time since October 30, 2010, he's now first in the Official World Golf Ranking. He got there by successfully defending his title and winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at cool and breezy Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Monday for the eighth time, equaling Sam Snead's record for most PGA TOUR wins in the same tournament. "I don't really see anybody touching it for a long time," Palmer said of the recordtying performance. U.S. Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn, Tiger's girlfriend, was among the first to congratulate him. "Number 1 !!!!!!!!!!!!" she tweeted after his methodical two-stroke victory over Justin Rose. How satisfying was regaining the No. 1 spot? "It was just a byproduct of hard work, patience and getting back to winning golf tournaments," said Woods. It marked the 77th career win for Tiger on the PGA TOUR, who trails only Snead with 82. It was also his third stroke play third triumph in four starts this season and his sixth in his last 19 events. Woods has now won eight times at two courses: Bay Hill and Torrey Pines. "I always play well here," said Tiger, who closed with a 2-under-par 70 and finished at 13-under 275. "It's as simple as it gets." For the fifth time in seven seasons, Woods also moved to the top of the FedExCup Standings. With his $1,080,000 payday, Tiger passed Brandt Snedeker for No. 1 on the money list. Woods reinforced his status as the game's best closer. He has now won 52-of56 times when tied or leading after 54 holes, including 21 of the last 22 times. Hes Back:Woods At #1

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PAGE 10THESTAR MARCH 30, 2013 Investigative Reporter : Lonzie Leath Reporters/Photographers : Marsha Phelts, Laurence Greene, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. Ortiz, Angela Morrell, Cheryl Williams Columnists : Ulysses Watkins, Jr., M.D., Ester Davis, Lucius Gantt, Ask Deanna, Cynthia Ferrell, Delores Mainor Woods, Farris Long Distribution and Sales : Cassie Williams, David Scott, Talmadge Higdon, Greg DanielsTEL: (904) 766-8834 FAX: (904) 765-1673 info@thefloridastar.com (912) 264-3137 Georgia Serving St. Johns, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Alachua, Flagler, Marion, McIntosh, Camden And Glynn CountyTheFloridaStar.comThe Florida and Georgia Star Newspapers are independent newspapers published weekly in Jacksonville, Florida SUBSCRIPTIONRATES One Year-$40.00 Half Year-$22.00Send check or money order or call with VISA, AmEx, MC, DISCOVER and subscription amount to: The Florida Star, The Georgia Star P.O. 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Please send my Paid Subscription to: Name ____________________________________ Address __________________________________ City _____________________________________ State ___________ Zip Code ________________ Name of Organization for Donation: _________________________________________ _________________________________________A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE()6 Months $22.00 ()One Year $40.00 ()2 Years $70.00SEND TO:The Florida/Georgia StarPost Office Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL32203-40629Ofc:904-766-8834www.TheFloridaStar.com Cash, MoneyOrder, Check, PayPal, and/or Credit Card Accepted Founded In April 1951 By Eric O. Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame OWNER/PUBLISHER CLARA McLAUGHLIN-LEATH MANAGEMENT LONZIE LEATH RINETTA M. FEFIE SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR DEMENTRIOUS LAWRENCE OFFICE/ACCOUNTS SHIQUITA WILSON LAYOUT EDITOR MAY E. FORD CRIME &JUSTICE KEVIN KIM GEORGIA / CARIBBEAN ARTHIA NIXON TALK OF THE TOWN FRANCES BRADLEY, VOLUME BURKS SPECIAL SECTION TIA AYELE SPORTS MIKE BONTS LAURENCE GREENE COLUMNS YOLANDA KNUCKLE GEORGIA MARKETING and NEWS ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION DAVID SCOTT Maria Serrato will be hiring 74 temporary farm workers. Needed from 4-5-13 through 6-20-13 @ 40 Hours per week. Duties include: Harvesting of Blueberries Wage is $9.78 per hr. or the prevailing wage rate. Guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is Provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the Day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. INTERESTED WORKERS SHOULD APPLY AT THE NEAREST GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE AND PROVIDE THE OFFICE WITH A COPY OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT. REFERENCE JOB #GA 8075520 Announcements & Classifieds You are hereby notified that a guardianship case has been filed in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Case Number A-13-1529. All persons who believe themselves to be parents of a female child born on December 11, 2012 in Waldorf, MD to Renee King (DOB: 6/24/83) a nd Darnell (DOB: Unknown) shall file a written response. A copy of the show cause order may be obtained from the clerks office at P.O. Box 71 Annapolis, MD 21404 and 410-222-1331. If you do not file a written objection by (March 30, 2013), you will have agreed to the permanent loss of your parental rights to this child. PUBLIC NOTICE Luis Martinez will be hiring 99 temporary farm workers. Needed from 4-1-13 through 5-15-13 @ 40 Hours per week. Duties include: gathering Vidalia Onions, putting into 50pd bags, loading and unloading bags onto field truck Wage is $9.78 per hr. or the prevailing wage rate. Guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is Provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the Day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. INTERESTED WORKERS SHOULD APPLY AT THE NEAREST GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE AND PROVIDE THE OFFICE WITH A COPY OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT. REFERENCE JOB #GA 8074463 FARM WORKERS NEEDED HEALTH INFORMATION Learning in the Pre-School/Day CareBy: LaWanna Lee, Author In a pre-school setting, children learn while playing. Most pre-school classroom settings are arranged by centers. These centers are usually named: Dramatic Play, Book, Block, Science, and Art Center. Some centers may also have a Writing Center, Manipulative Center and Math Center, depending on the preference of the center director. As a parent or guardian, you may enter into a pre-school classroom setting, and you may say to yourself All they do is play.Ž As a center director/owner myself, I can assure you parents, when you see this happening, just know that your child is learning while they play. When children interact with others or explore their environment, there are very important things taking place within their brain. What and how children learn during their first 3 years establishes the building block for future learning and promotes successful learning for a lifetime. For example; when children play in the Science Center, they are: *learning about plants and animals *learning about weather and nature *measuring and comparing *discovering *learning about growth & life cycles *learning to use different materials and *expanding language and vocabulary. They are learning about their environment and the world that they live in. So when your child is playing with a rock, leaf etc., when your child is building with blocks they are learning cause and effect, when they play with puzzles etc., he or she is not just playing, they are learning. They learn and play, what a combination. In my center, one of our goals for our children is that they will develop spiritually, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Therefore, we purposely set up centers and activities that will enhance and assist them in growing in these areas as they learn and play, focusing solely on the whole child.

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FL. 32207 Telephone (904)398-3406 Fax (904) 398-8080 E-mail:leasing@ttoj.net Visit our web site at www.thetowersofjacksonville.com *TDD/TTY Florida Relay 711* RIVERSIDE PARK APARTMENTSNow Accepting Applications for One Bedroom Apartments for the Ederly and Younger than 62 disabledŽRent based on income Apply: 750 Oak Street Jacksonville, FL 32204(904) 356-9884 TTY: 800-955-8771 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Value Stream Leader81995 Sr. Accountant82603 Sr. Quality Engineer81851 Manager, Project Management82413 Please apply online at http://jobs.medtronic.com using the requisition number listed. Medtronic is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce AUTOS FOR SALE *** Everybody Rides ***DOWN PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $495 CALL: 904-354-0405UNITED USED CARS, INC.1222 North Main St. (Plus tax, tag & fees) We finance everybody SAVE $100.00 with this AD EMPLOYMENT Change Your Life. Your Future. You have the power to change your future. 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This time as they announced the birth of their daughter. The The Vision Cathedral website posted the birth announcement with: Her name is, Caylee LaTanya BurgessAllen. Shes so precious and we love how she has already brought such meaning to our lives. We are humbled and grateful to have such loving and supportive grandparents, godparents, family, a loving Church, faith community, coworkers and beautiful friends who are committed to us. Please pray for us as we love little Caylee and support us as we expand our family and complete the adoption process. Love your Dads Mkf"Rtgukfgpv"Tgcf{"Hqt"Yjkvg Jqwug"Gcuvgt"Gii"TqnnYoutube sensation Robbie Novak has officially been caught playing president by President Obama. And it turns out that his positive messages which have been hitting a high note have earned him a spot on this years Egg Roll. On Monday April 1, 2013, the First Family will host the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year, more than 35,000 people will be joining us on the South Lawn for games, stories, and, of course, the traditional egg roll. The pint-sized pep talker was tapped to spread the Easter message with the President who he hopes to meet. By Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks, who was arrested in the past has again been arrested. The six-count indictment claims Brooks accepted payment from applicants for city police jobs, liquor licenses and permits. He was said to influence other officials on their behalf. Additionally, Brooks was charged with three counts of violating his oath of office. He also had two counts of using his position to influence another officer or employee of the city. The quaint and quiet charm of Brunswick has been making international headlines following the death of 13 month-old Antonio Santiago who was shot between the eyes in his stroller during a morning walk. Glynn County was inundated with a variety of media houses and affiliates who came to town to follow the story which has since taken on a life of its own. Our Facebook readers and Youtube watchers expressed their views since we first broke the story and have continued to be vocal as the suspects in the case were revealed to be 17 yearold DeMarquis Elkins and a 14 year-old accomplice. After a manhunt by local authorities, the aunt of one of the teens drove them to the police station in her car. Meanwhile, a gun believed to be used in the shooting was recovered. Readers followed along as it was revealed that the baby lost an older brother to violence and the mother of the deceased baby was said to have identified the accused teens via a reporters cellphone. It was also later learned that a family member of the child was also in law enforcement. Shock rang through the community when police arrested Katrina and Karimah Elkins, the aunt and mother of the 17 yearold suspect for making false statements to law enforcement officials. Another family member attached to the case is the daughter of Sherry West whose has stated that her mothers story simply doesnt add up. Ashley claimed when her mother spoke to her about the shooting said How soon do you think the life insurance policy will send me a check? Ashley also stated her mother is bipolar and schizophrenic and that she had changed her story on the shooting. DeMarquis Elkins Karimah Elkins Katrina Elkins Antonio Santiago Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks was arrested on Thursday in connection to taking money to help applicants get police jobs, permits and liquor licenses and babys shooting. 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GREATER NEW BIRTH 195 Tallulah Ave., Jacksonville, FL, Pastor L. White, III. Come Sing, Shout and Dance with us for an evening of Praise. Singing, Spiritual Dance, with Special Guest: New Hope Baptist Church Choir, Sandersville, GA; Zion Baptist Church Male Chorus, St. Marys, GA; local talents, Sabrina Drayton Lambert and the Chosen Few Divine Power Christian Church, Greater New Birth Baptist Church, and Others. Saturday, March 30th at 4:00p.m. Free Admission. KIM STRATTON IN CONCERT presented by Chris Epps Music & WPOD FM. Kim Stratton singing her smash hit Favor Aint Fair! Featuring: Minister Jeff Proctor & Just Praze, Kirk Russell, Jr., Vicki Farrie, Christopher Williams, Isaac Brown & G.A.N.G. & Chris Epps! Hosted by: Wanda P., Octavius Davis, & Dwight Follins. This FREE CONCERT will be held at Faith United Miracle Temple, 1860 West 5th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209, Friday, April 26th at 7:30p.m. For further info, email: Jacksonvillegag@gmail.com or call (904) 8946487. Easter Sunday Worship Celebration Guest Speaker Evangelist Diane Barrino-Barber (Grammy Award Winner Fantasia Barrinos Mother), GT Mime and Dance Ministry, Voices of Praise and more March 31, 2013 @10:45am Gregg Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Pastor Malinda Richie-Samuel, 1510 W. 45th St., Jacksonville, Florida 32208. Contact Richard Kelly at 904-469-5518. Holy Land Trip and Shopping Experience, Saturday May 18, 2013. Price Includes: Breakfast Bus Transportation and Ticket into the Park. Age 16 to Adults $65, Age 6 to15 $55, Pre-K to Age 8 $25. Breakfast @ 6AM@ First Samuel M.B. Church. Buses will be departing from church @7:15 AM. All payments are due by May 1, 2013. For more information, call the church. Start paying on your trip now. First Samuel Missionary Baptist Church, 3333 Franklin St. Jacksonville, FL. 32206, (904) 355-4801, Alphonse Braggs Pastor. ZION HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 2803 Edgewood Ave asks that all former and present members come to our Annual Home Coming Celebration, Saturday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. There will be blood pressure screenings, games, food, rides for the kids, and a talent show. Sunday, April 14th at 3:00pm Worship Service, Speaker Rev. Willie O. Tucker of Greater Zion Grove Baptist Church. If you have any questions or concerns contact the Church office at 904764-9353. Rev. Clifford Johnson, Jr., Pastor. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OAKLAND and its Members Operation Dress Up: An Easter Clothing Giveaway for needy children. Clothing giveaway of Sunday Best attire on Saturday, March 30th from 9a.m. to Noon. 1025 Jessie St. Pastor Torin Dailey. JACKSONVILLE, FL ARGUELLES, Jenny L., died March 21, 2013. BARTLEY, Cleveland, died March 23, 2013. BELLAMY, Angel Deshawn, 6mos, died March 19, 2013. BLACKWOOD, Kristen Danielle, died March 22, 2013. BLUE, June Beatrice, 83, died March 23, 2013. BROOKS, Cadence Makenzie Armstrong, 6, died March 21, 2013. BUCKELS, Charles, 40, died March 19, 2013. BYRD, Willie M., died March 20, 2013. CAGNINA Margaret M. Powers, 81, died March 23, 2013. CAMPBELL, John Douglas, Jr., 64, died March 22, 2013. CARN, Deloris Roger, 72, died March 17, 2013. CARSWELL, Darryl Lamar, died March 17, 2013. COLLINS, Little Miss Janiyah, died March 19, 2013. COVEY, Ellen Compton, 89, died March 23, 2013. CULBERT, Alberta, died March 21, 2013. DARLEY, Brian Charles, died March 19, 2013. EDWARDS Gladys, died March 22, 2013. EVANS, John, 95, died March 21, 2013. FAIR, Brett M., 39, died March 19, 2013. FOREMAN, Kenneth Jamal, died March 17, 2013. FORTNER, Odell, 87, died March 20, 2013. GEORGE, Marie S., 81, died March 20, 2013. GILBERT, Hattie, died March 20, 2013. GORDON, James Coleman, Sr., 83, died March 15, 2013. GRADEN, Donna B., 42, died March 22, 2013. GUNN, Marilyn Robinson, died March 18, 2013. HALL, Marzel, died March 15, 2013. HARRELL, Mary Esther, 86, died March 22, 2013. HINES, Janet L., 66, died March 20, 2013. HOLZENDORF, Margan S., 43, died March 18, 2013. HUHN, Edward Fredrick, 95, died March 18, 2013. JACKSON, Bradley Jamal, 22, died March 19, 2013. JACKSON, Joanna Anna, 17, died March 20, 2013. JOHNSON, Bradley J., 22, died March 19, 2013. KEARNEY, Leroy, 56, died March 20, 2013. KERCHER, Violet Eleanor, 98, died March 21, 2013. KIMBROUGH, Altoria, 94, died March 25, 2013. KREITZER, Michelle Lynn, 45, died March 19, 2013. LEE, James Walter, 81, died March 21, 2013. LIGHT, Michele, 57, died March 22, 2013. MURRAY, Christopher Charles, 72, died March 24, 2013. NEWELL, Gale Douglas, 72, died March 22, 2013. NIXON, Alice, died March 21, 2013. OWENS, Joseph I. Joe, 69, died March 19, 2013. PAXSON, Marjorie Veronica, 92, died March 20, 2013. RAINES, Shirley J., 73, died March 21, 2013. SMITH, Joseph Ambrose, Jr., 33, died March 22, 2013. TAYLOR, Edward Isaac, 88, died March 21, 2013. TOLBERT, Charlie, 77, died March 24, 2013. WATSON, Emma Scott, 105, died March 18, 2013.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS BURNS, Deborah Brown, died March 22, 2013. ATWATER, Wilfred, Sr., died March 20, 2013. MANLEY, Virginia, died March 22, 2013. SIMS, Myrtie, died March 23, 2013. MONROE, Onnie L., died March 24, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With Us Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall, Sr.everyWednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Glory Hour Bible Study . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Jehovah Jireh Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . 10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer.................10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Mathew 28:19-20 C. L. Page Mortuary offers full funeral and cremation services at an affordable price because we care. We are now offering Live Streaming of Funeral and Visitation Services.3031 Moncrief Road Jacksonville, FL 32209Visit us atWWW.CLPAGEMORTUARY.COM Carla L. Page, LFDIC Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. Bartley If there had been a death in your family yesterday, what would you be doing today?FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Since 1988Pre-Need Fore-Thought Funeral Planning ProgramIm sorry to have to tell you this... Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, thenRydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 A Going Home Celebration forAttorney Harrell Tyrone BuggsMr. Buggs passed Thursday, March 21, 2013. Funeral service was held Friday, March 29th at the Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Buggs graduated from New Stanton Senior High School in 1966 where he was a member of the Marching Blue Devils Band and Phi Beta Juniors Social Club. He entered Florida A&M University in 1966 and earned a BS Degree in Political Science in 1970 and participated in several organizations while attending. He attended the University of Illinois College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1973. Mr. Buggs began his law career as a Judge Advocate General Officer in the US Army from 1973 to 1977. While serving in the Army, among his awards were the National Defense Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. In 1977 he worked as a Duval County Public Defender. In 1979 he began his private practice up until his passing. He is survived by his wife JoAnn Mason Buggs; three daughters, Dr. Kammi (Jimmy Henderson, Dr. Harrelyn (Rory) Woodfaulk, and Janni Marie, five granddaughters, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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The Rev. Dr. Robert Lawrence, Pastor/Founder of a well-attended, strong, and enthusiastic church often showed himself ready and able to deal with any situation that might come up. One first Sunday just as Pastor Lawrence was reaching the peak of his sermon, his 3year old grandson entered the church, ran to the center aisle, started making loud beeps and brrrmms like a racing car without a muffler, then zoomed right toward him. The Rev. Dr. stopped his sermon, pointed directly at his grandson, and commanded, "Meechie, park the car immediately beside your grandmother on that bench (pointing), turn off the ignition, and hand her the keys." The sermon continued undisturbed after a good laugh by the congregation, but you all know what happened as soon as they got home. MARCH 30, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 3 KVU"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG The excellent declines in crime, especially violent crime, of the past three years (09 11) have plateaued. ( 0.3%).The 2012 results, when released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement later this year, will show a slight decline in crime overall ( 3.5%), caused mostly by a good decline in property crime ( 4.0%)*. We are fortunate, and I attribute this to the high level of citizen engagement we have built in the community and aggressive prosecution by the State Attorney. Also, our judiciary is the finest in the state. But as we enter into budget preparations for the 2014 fiscal year, I am very concerned. These arent scare tactics. We can no longer cut our way to greatness in public safety, while trying to attract top tier businesses to our city and ask our residents to help revitalize our core (downtown) community. Im asking each citizen to do more to engage with us. Heres a list: BE ALERT TODAY AND ALIVE TOMORROW! HELP Prevent Traffic Crashes and Fatalities. Slow down. Pay attention. Stay off the phone and dont text and drive. Obey the signs and rules of the road; motorists must share the road with bicycles. Pedestrians and cyclists must obey the rules of the road as well. Traffic homicides (138), which are largely preventable, are higher than murders (93), which are much less preventable. YOU can help lower the number of traffic fatalities by being a more attentive driver, bicyclist, and pedestrian. Also, DO NOTengage in ANY of those activities if you are under the influence. Share the Road. Its the law. Did you know that bicycles are technically vehicles? Did you know that as a motorist you are required to pass a bicyclist on the roadways with a three feet barrier and they are allowed to ride up to two abreast in the right lane of the roadway, with traffic? Many people dont know the Rules of the Road go to www.jaxsheriff.org and click on the ALERT TODAY ALIVE TOMMORROW icon for more information. LOCK Your Cars and Garages and homes. I continue to be amazed by the number of people who ignore the warning about leaving a car unlocked even if it is just for a minute. It takes less than that to steal a car. And with your paperwork (insurance documents; bank statements; phone bill) in the car, identity theft is a real possibility in an auto theft. And if you keep car keys or house keys in your car a home burglary is just another step away for the criminals. NEVER LEAVE your weapons in your car. You would be shocked to know how many violent crimes are committed with guns stolen from a registered owner because they were not properly secured. They end up being sold on the street to people who cannot buy them legally. PROTECT Your Children. Monitor their internet activities. Monitor and engage in their social networking activities. Know their friends and the parents and guardians of their friends. There is a curfew in Jacksonville for juveniles. There are truancy laws, as well. If you are having trouble with your child, there are resources available to you: Police Athletic League; Mental Health Resource Center; The Parent Help Center; The Boys and Girls Club; Camp Cadet; the Duval County Public Schools have their own police who are Resource Officers. Dont let problems escalate. As a parent, I know sometimes the hardest thing to do is to reach out and ask for help. But a troubled adolescent needs help, and there are professionals trained to provide it. First Call for Help, operated by the United Way of Northeast Florida, can be reached by calling 2 1 1. The more we work together; the stronger our solidarity in the good fight the never ending battle to harden the target against criminal activity and prevent tragic accidents. I thank you for your support in this fight. John H. Rutherford, Sheriff Duval County, FL *Official 2012 Uniformed Crime Report (UCR) Crime statistics are expected to be released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement later in the spring.Etkog"Fqyp"kp"Fwxcn"Eqwpv{Crtkn"Ujgtkhhu"OguucigPq"PgitqWhat would Marcus Garvey, founder of Universal Negro Improvement Association, say about the Census Bureau dropping the word Negro from the census forms? Do you think Mary McCloud Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women(NCNW), would make a statement? Is this an insult to the Negro Airmen Association, that was grown and enhanced by the hundreds of trained Tuskegee Airmen? A few of these heroes are still living? The term Negro was first used in the census in 1900. Most of these original organization that made us stronger, were already in existence. The Negro Baptist Church was organized in 1773. Talk about history. The National Negro Business League had thousands of members before integration as did the National Negro Baseball League. So, my simple question is because we became black and African Americans we should allow the Negro to evaporate? What is the new term for n-town? The change will take effect next year when the Census Bureau distributes to more than 3.5 million households the annual American Community Survey. I must inform you that the Census Bureau has a bureau chief of racial statistics. This branch of the Census has conducted months of public feedback and research determining the view of the term. If you participated, I would appreciate a call, which I will leave at the end of this article. The conclusion of the surveys was that the term was outdated and offensive. You see Negro itself took the place of colored. And then, I repeat, black toAfrican Americans. Which means, at this point, the n word should be fired. Nicholas Jones, Bureau Chief of Racial Statistics, and Matthew Snipp, professor at Stanford University, continues with this is a reflection of changing times, changing vocabularies and changing understandings of what race means in this country. Personally, I find this unacceptable. I am certain there was a more capable source at the National Urban League headquarters, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) or a qualified professor of African Studies at several ivy league universities and historically black colleges in America. Ester Davis is celebrated writer and television host/producer. She can be reached at email: estyler2000@aol.com. 214.376.9000. Ujgtkhh"Lqjp"TwvjgthqtfO["FC["""By Ester Davis, EDTV Octej"49."4235 Rqygtdcnn< 43-48-7-37-52 RD 16 Hn"Nqvvq"Zvtc< 28-44-24-19-25-26 Hcpvcu{"7< 19-10-2-21-20 Ogic"Oqpg{<"" 14-1-36-13 OD 14 Rnc{"6
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PAGE 4 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome.TALKING AND TAPPING AND TEA OH MY! The Auntie Roz Childrens Workshop, developing bright young minds through literacy and the arts since 1990, proudly celebrated Black History Month with a series of free-to-the-public programs about the enduring impact of African American cultural traditions. Two highly acclaimed, award-winning Broadway veteranstap dancer extraordinaire Ted Louis Levy and playwrightactress Perri Gaffney were presented in four dazzling performances at William M. Raines High School, Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School, Esprit de Corps Center for Learning, and Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church. In a separate event at Edward Waters College, avant-garde fashion designer Brenda Brunson-Bey staged a show featuring her latest one-of-a-kind designs. Also appearing on the show was teen talent, JCity, a positive, conscientious hip-hop artist whose song, Dont Deserve to Be Gone, a tribute to slain Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis, promotes the message of non-violence. The message of the song [is] you aint gotta be doing nothin wrong ... to put yourself in a situation to where it could cause death. Victims of senseless, violent crimes dont deserve to be gone. Tap dancer Ted Levy has an impressive list of musical, theatrical and directorial triumphs, including collaborations with renowned tap dancers Gregory Hines and Savion Glover, and an Emmy Award for his television debut performance in the PBS special Precious Memories. The hoofer, a student of master tap dancer Finis Henderson, II (who was the former manager of Sammy Davis, Jr.), drew thunderous applause from the audience of middle schoolers at Matthew W. Gilbert as he back flapped, chugged, and shuffled rhythmically across the floor of the auditoriums stage. Levy invited five students, including Anius Hannan, Marlon Dixon, Marquis Whitefield, and Brianna Engler, to join him onstage, as he demonstrated a series of simple steps, which they shyly mimicked to the pleasure of their classmates and teachers. At the end of the exercise, Levy declared them tap dancers! Playwright-actress Perri Gaffney was last seen on stage in The Resurrection of Alice, a one-woman show adapted from her novel of the same title, at The Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for her role in Zora Neal Hurstons Polk County, and has appeared in numerous stage, film and television (As The World Turns, Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU) productions in her illustrious career. Fashion designer and owner of NYC boutique Tribal Truths Collection, Brenda Brunson-Bey thrilled the audience with her elegant designs which were shown at Edward Waters College. Brendas clothes are African-inspired, combining authentic African fabrics and prints in modern chic dresses with a hint of the regal, flowing African silhouette, a dress suit fit for any highpowered business woman ingeniously belted by a modified cowrie-shelled wall-hanging, all styles adorned with the Tribal Truths Collection trademark bead and cowrie dangle. The dazzling models, most of whom were EWC students, strutted their stuff with flair. Two special guests who walked the runway were Dr. Tywanna Estell and Lucia McBath, mother of shooting victim Jordan Davis. Broadway veteran Roslyn Auntie Roz Burrough, CEO of the Auntie Roz Childrens Workshop, called on The Village (as in It takes a village ) to assist with the project. She credits Eric Daniel Johnson, Director, After School Division of Communities in School and Evan Daniels, Principal of Matthew W. Gilbert for their part in organizing the groups of students who attended the events. Other sponsors were: Mavis Bush, Deborah Taylor, Chevara Orrin, Darnell Smith, Ella McKinnon Thompson, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Donald Harris, Priscilla Williamson, Dr. Marvin Wells, Clara McLaughlin-The Florida Star, Yuleen Broome-State Farm, Mike Blaylock, Councilman Warren Jones, Sharon Mills-Watson Realty, Stage Aurora, Burrough Family, Marilyn Wilkerson, Ronald Galvin, Linda James, Jerry and Ingrid Fluellen, Esprit de Corps Center for Learning, Dr. Chester Aikens, Jay at Jays Car Wash, Meltonia Jenkins-DuBois-Jenkins Quality Barbecue, and Barbara Breaker. TALKING AND TAPPING AND TEA Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley/ Photos by Volume Burks Presenters, left to right: Brenda Brunson-Bey, Ted Levy, and Perri Gaffney, Pictures courtesy of MWG group L-R: Marquis Whitfield and rapper, JCity. MWG group Marlon Dixon Tribal Truths Collection L-R: Brenda Brinson-Bey, Roslyn Burrough, and EWC student, Carlina Lawson, rocking her own style L-R: Evan Daniels, JCity, Roslyn Burrough, Sylvia Johnson, Ted Levy, Perri Gaffney, and Brenda Brunson-Bey MWG group ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~First Coasts Newest Grammy Winneris Uforo (u-4-o) TAKTIX Ebong, the co-producer of Grammys 2013 Best Gospel Album, Gravity, by Christian hip-hop artist LeCrae. Ebong also wrote the song, Free From it All which is featured on the album. He is a graduate of the University of North Florida. The 23 year old producer/songwriter was born in Nigeria, raised in Providence, Rhode Island and later moved to St. Augustine, Florida. His Nigerian roots in rhythm, integrated with an east coast flow and southern swagger, combine to make his unique feel good, yet often cinematic, sound. Uforo, whose songs are centered on ambition, inspiration, living life, love, and fun, has performed with Grammy Award winning artist John Legend, and has produced for artists like Keyshia Cole, Jennifer Holliday, Dwele and many more. He produced Musiq Soulchilds lead single Radio from his fifth solo album aptly entitled OnMyRadio. Uforo is the son of University of North Florida professor Dr. Imeh Ebong and entrepreneur Caroline Ebong, owner of Broad Spectrum, a financial planning service. The Ebongs are proud of their sons achievement. We are looking forward to many more great things to come for our son, by the grace of God. Ufora Ebong

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PAGE 6 THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area. Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. MISSINGCHILDREN Name: Altorick Barosy Age: 16 Weight: 160 lbs Last seen: 2/22/13 Name: Jesstin Corbitt Age: 15 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 3/17/13 Name: Noah Harper Age: 15 Weight: 145 lbs Last seen: 3/21/13 Name: Marco Wilson Age: 17 Weight: 160 lbs Last seen: 3/19/13MOSTWANTED Name: Tenarius Quantrel Armstrong Offense: Carrying Concealed Firearm, Armed Burglary Name: Alvin Anderson Offense: Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Name: Dontavious Anderson Offense: Armed Burglary, Grand Theft Firearm, Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Stopping Graffiti Graffiti is illegal, ugly and expensive to remove. It is a crime that affects us all. It is the act of marking or defacing premises or other property without permission. It can lower property values, make people feel unsafe, reduce business patronage and encourage other types of crime. Conversely, keeping business premises graffiti-free helps to reinforce a professional image with customers, while keeping our neighborhoods graffiti-free reinforces pride in our county and helps to maintain feelings of safety and wellbeing. Graffiti vandals have no respect for private or community property and no regard for the negative impacts of their actions. Their aim is to impress their peers and strengthen their reputations by putting their graffiti tags in as many places as possible. Graffiti that is left intact attracts more graffiti and the longer it remains the greater the gratification for perpetrators. It also suggests a community that does not care or is unable to deal with the problem. How Does Graffiti Hurt? Property Value According to the National Association of Realtors, properties located in neighborhoods where there is graffiti vandalism lose 15% of their value. Safety Patrons of buildings, parks, or public facilities where graffiti vandalism has occurred may feel that if graffiti is tolerated, then more serious crimes such as theft and assault may also go unchallenged. Clean-Up Cost According to the U.S. Department of Justice, "an estimated $12 billion a year is spent cleaning up graffiti in the United States." Additionally a Public Technology Inc. 2002 survey of communities found that "Los Angeles County spends about $55 million per year on graffiti removal." Graffiti may also be affecting both the health of those who do it because they breathe in fumes from aerosol paint. It could also be affecting the environment because of the chemicals being used to remove it. How Can You Help? You can help us stay on top of graffiti and vandalism by taking measures to prevent it and if it does occur, by making sure it is cleaned as quickly as possible. When graffiti appears on your home, apartment building, or business, take a photo to document for insurance purposes. After the police document the vandalism, remove or paint over the graffiti immediately. If you see an act of graffiti vandalism in progress, call 911 immediately. Graffiti vandals must be caught in the act to be prosecuted. How To Describe a Graffiti Location Commercial and Residential Buildings: In order to contact the person responsible for a building you need an exact address and what was graffitied. Street Signs, Stoplights, Litter Containers, etc: The address of a building behind or next to these items or the intersection and where the graffiti is located is needed. Safety Womans Payment Towards Surprise Birthday Party for Boss Reveals Fraudulent Activity A longtime office manager has been arrested after a surprise birthday party for her boss revealed a records of fraudulent activity. Ruth Amen, 46, has been working as an office manager of a business for over ten years. Her job required her to handle business finances including billing and payroll. Amen decided to pay for a surprise birthday party for one of her bosses, without permission, that brought the issue to light. Following that incident, company officials looked at Amen's bookkeeping practices more closely and discovered problems. An investigation revealed that Amen was indeed stealing money from the business with a total recorded amount of $181,674. The investigation revealed Amen used nearly $92,000 in company finances to pay personal credit card debt, issued herself "extra" paychecks totaling $65,000 and failed to deduct the cost of insurance from her paychecks. Amen was arrested and charged with grand theft and scheme to defraud, both first degree felonies. Ruth Amen Teen Strolls Through Neighborhood with Air Conditioner in Yellow Wheel Barrow A teen was arrested after being seen in the street with an air conditioner in a yellow wheel barrow. A man on his way to work called police shortly after 6 a.m., saying, I was coming out of my driveway and I saw these two young boys carrying an air conditioning unit. Im assuming they stole it from somebodys house nearby. He said that the air conditioner was in a wheelbarrow and that he recognized the man pushing it as Kimani Parker, 18. He also gave Parkers address to the police. An officer went to the given address to find Parker at the home and asked him if he knew why he was there. Possibly because of the air conditioner unit, Parker responded. He initially said that he had permission from a friends mother to take it. He was going to then sell it to help pay a $200 civil obligation owed to a Walmart store. He said after an unsuccessful shoplifting incident, he was left with a restitution debt and planned to sell the air conditioning unit to help pay it off. He admitted that he was going to sell it to a scrap yard. But when the deputy asked where exactly the air conditioner came from so he could talk to the owner, Parker finally confessed that he had stolen it from a random house he stumbled upon. He also said his 17-year-old friend Kyle DeJesus helped him cut the copper pipes and wires connecting it to the house with pruning shears. They then loaded it into the wheelbarrow and took it to DeJesus home on. But when police appeared in the area, they quickly dumped the unit into the woods behind the house. Both teens were arrested and charged with burglary of an unoccupied residence, grand theft, and criminal mischief. Parker is being held on $5,500 bond. DeJesus was released to his parents. Kimani Parker Man Arrested for Double Homicide A man was arrested after killing two of his friends. At approximately 5:34 p.m. a female complainant contacted 911 reporting that she found her son deceased inside of his home. Police responded to the address and found Joshua Deas, 24, and Kenneth Simmons, 34, deceased inside of the mobile home. The crime scene was secured and detectives responded in order to further the investigation. A search warrant was executed at the incident scene, which was searched and processed by crime scene investigators and homicide detectives. Family members of both victims were notified. A doctor from the Medical Examiner's Office responded to the scene for a preliminary inspection of both victims. During her investigation, it appeared that both victims sustained severe trauma to their upper bodies. The injuries appeared to be caused by some type of edged and weighted instrument, such as small handled axe or hatchet. It was also determined that Kenneth Simmons' green 1998 Isuzu Rodeo and several other items of value were missing from the scene. Homicide detectives continued the investigation, working around the clock to follow up on all available leads. Simmons' Isuzu Rodeo was located in close proximity to the crime scene. Items belonging to Joshua Deas were located within the dumpster several feet from the vehicle. The investigation revealed that Charles Anthony Foster, 23, recently attempted to fraudulently cash a check from Simmons' checking account and withdraw funds from Deas' ATM debit card. Charles Foster was captured at a store surveillance video driving Simmons' vehicle and pawning personal property belonging to Deas. Two days later, Charles Foster was arrested at his residence for violation of probation for false information on secondary metals recycler. After reviewing the facts of the case, Charles Foster was charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of robbery with a weapon. According to reports, Foster was friends with both victims and frequently visited the residence. Charles Foster

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LOCAL MARCH 30, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 7 Florida As Florida continues to lead the nation in foreclosures, sunshine state residents flocked to Jacksonvilles Prime Osborn Convention Center hoping for relief. Florida has led the nation in foreclosures for the 6th straight month. As a result, a non-profit housing group set up shop in Jacksonville for five days offering free loan modifications for homeowners.Congresswoman Corrine Brown Fights for Floridians to Overcome Housing Crisis Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: Assisting my constituents with their housing needs has always been one of my top priorities ever since I was first elected to Congress in the early 1990s. In fact, I have held yearly housing conferences and workshops to assist my constituents to purchase a home of their own, as well as help Floridians to keep their homes if they fall into danger of foreclosure or hav trouble paying their mortgage. Certainly, as we have seen during the terrible housing crisis across the nation over the last few years, a crisis that has hit particularly hard in my state of Florida (Florida in fact is the No. 1 state in foreclosures for the sixth month in a row, according to the latest report from Realty Trac, [Miami is #1, Orlando, #2, and Jacksonville, #8]). Moreover, according to the report, Florida tops the country, with one in every 282 homes facing some kind of foreclosure filing. Thats three times the national average and up 6 percent from January and 20 percent from February 2012. That said, I am well aware of the difficulties Florida residents are facing just to keep their homes or make their first home purchase. When I saw first-hand last year in Jacksonville what the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) is offering to families and communities across the nation to assist in the arena of homeownership (by offering homeownership seminars, providing counseling and opportunities to refinance), I was so impressed with their work that I have spent the last year getting the word out to my colleagues in Congress, and encouraging them to host NACA events in their own congressional district. In my estimation, the knowledge and resources that NACA provides to prospective homebuyers, and to those struggling to pay their mortgage, such as providing specialized financial counselors who are trained to give advice to homeowners, as well as providing extremely low interest financing and loan assistance, is nothing less than remarkable. And I categorically believe that these programs are in dire need by the American people during these difficult economic times. The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) kicked off a 5 day mortgage event aimed at helping people stay in their homes. More than 8,000 attended and most were given the help desired. NACA EVENT TAKES AIM AT STATES HIGH FORECLOSURE RATE J acksonville Florida On Friday Cynthia Jones good news for her father in law and sister in one day with Congresswoman Corrine Brown Jacksonville Floridan Friday Cynthia Thomas keep her home at 2% Congresswoman Corrine Brown Detria Austin Russell NACA Chief Operating Officer, and Darren Duarte Director of Communications NACA Detria Austin Russell NACA Chief Operating Officer and Eartha E. Norwood Housing Program Specialist Atlanta Homeownership Center Single Family Program Support Division Jacksonville HUD Office

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PAGE THESTAR MARCH 30, 2013 Relaying Hope With Relay For Life By Arthia Nixon Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell 3 John 1:2 reads Beloved, I wish above all that you prosper and be in good health, even as your soul propers. Recently, Pastor L. Carl Brown and members of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church on 1926 Stonewall Street seemingly followed this teaching by focusing on health for the body while ensuring there was health for the soul as participants in this years Relay For Life Campaign. Joining Mount Olive was the Savannah State College choir and director Farell Frazier and praise dancer from Jordan Grove Baptist Church. This is our second year being involved in the Relay For Life in raising awareness and money, said Christine Thomas, who is the co-captain of Relay For Life alongside Kendra Wright. We tend to keep things private as it relates to our health so sometimes, the church which is a respected part of the community ought to step in as it relates to educating the public. Thomas, who has lost several women in her family to cancer says the community must be more proactive as it relates to health. Cancer does not discriminate, she said. We need to be a beacon to help someone find their way to good health and show them the preventative measures before its too late. Also, it pays to participate in things like this because it is good for your heart to open up and selflessly inspire and save others. One World Many F aces International Culture & Food FestivalFriday, April 12, 2013 2:00 7:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSIONon the campus ofCollege of Coastal Georgia Brunswick, Georgia Robert S. Abbott Race Unity Institute Sponsored by Smoke Free Pet Free CampusInternational Festival Marketplace Food Court Music and More! orldWOne FynMaaces Intern Fest orld WOne ernational Cultu r tIn tival national Fy nMaaces al v va tis e F Fe ood F Fo r e & Friday, Apr 2:00 7: College of Co on the caFREE ADMBrunswick ril 12, 2013 :00 p.m. astal Georgia mpus of M ISSION kGeorgia M F Marketplace Food Court Music BrunswickSponsored bySmoke Free Pe k, Georgiaet Free Campus enstituty Ie UnitacR ott bbt S. AerRob and More! Top Right: Kendra Wright, Evang. Ella Brown, Rev. L. Carl Brown, Christine Thomas and Barbara Singleton Bottom Right:In this picture are the Committee members along with (Ella Brown & Rev. Carl Brown, Pastor Mt Olive Baptist Church) Bottom Left: Barbara Brown, and Venus Holmes

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Bulls End Heats Fiery StreakMARCH 30, 2013 THESTAR PAGEThey say all good things eventually come to an end and after setting the NBA on fire with an unprecedented 27 game winning streak, the Miami Heat lost to the Chicago Bulls 101-97. The Chicago Bulls snapped Miami's historic 27-game win streak. LeBron James totaled 32 points, seven assists and four blocked shots. But, unlike in several games in the streak, he was unable to will the team to victory in the second half. So frustrated became James that, late in the fourth quarter, he threw a hard shoulder into Boozer and was assessed a flagrant foul, his first in six years. Chris Bosh added 21 points, Dwyane Wade scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds on a bum right foot, which he tweaked in the final minutes. Photo:Nathaniel S. Butler By Mark Soltau / TigerWoods.com Tiger Woods is back on top. For the 11th time in his career and first time since October 30, 2010, he's now first in the Official World Golf Ranking. He got there by successfully defending his title and winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational at cool and breezy Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Monday for the eighth time, equaling Sam Snead's record for most PGA TOUR wins in the same tournament. "I don't really see anybody touching it for a long time," Palmer said of the recordtying performance. U.S. Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn, Tiger's girlfriend, was among the first to congratulate him. "Number 1 !!!!!!!!!!!!" she tweeted after his methodical two-stroke victory over Justin Rose. How satisfying was regaining the No. 1 spot? "It was just a byproduct of hard work, patience and getting back to winning golf tournaments," said Woods. It marked the 77th career win for Tiger on the PGA TOUR, who trails only Snead with 82. It was also his third stroke play third triumph in four starts this season and his sixth in his last 19 events. Woods has now won eight times at two courses: Bay Hill and Torrey Pines. "I always play well here," said Tiger, who closed with a 2-under-par 70 and finished at 13-under 275. "It's as simple as it gets." For the fifth time in seven seasons, Woods also moved to the top of the FedExCup Standings. With his $1,080,000 payday, Tiger passed Brandt Snedeker for No. 1 on the money list. Woods reinforced his status as the game's best closer. He has now won 52-of56 times when tied or leading after 54 holes, including 21 of the last 22 times. Hes Back:Woods At #1

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FORD CRIME &JUSTICE KEVIN KIM GEORGIA / CARIBBEAN ARTHIA NIXON TALK OF THE TOWN FRANCES BRADLEY, VOLUME BURKS SPECIAL SECTION TIA AYELE SPORTS MIKE BONTS LAURENCE GREENE COLUMNS YOLANDA KNUCKLE GEORGIA MARKETING and NEWS ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION DAVID SCOTT Maria Serrato will be hiring 74 temporary farm workers. Needed from 4-5-13 through 6-20-13 @ 40 Hours per week. Duties include: Harvesting of Blueberries Wage is $9.78 per hr. or the prevailing wage rate. Guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is Provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the Day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. INTERESTED WORKERS SHOULD APPLY AT THE NEAREST GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE AND PROVIDE THE OFFICE WITH A COPY OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT. REFERENCE JOB #GA 8075520 Announcements & Classifieds You are hereby notified that a guardianship case has been filed in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Case Number A-13-1529. All persons who believe themselves to be parents of a female child born on December 11, 2012 in Waldorf, MD to Renee King (DOB: 6/24/83) and Darnell (DOB: Unknown) shall file a written response. A copy of the show cause order may be obtained from the clerks office at P.O. Box 71 Annapolis, MD 21404 and 410-222-1331. If you do not file a written objection by (March 30, 2013), you will have agreed to the permanent loss of your parental rights to this child. PUBLIC NOTICE Luis Martinez will be hiring 99 temporary farm workers. Needed from 4-1-13 through 5-15-13 @ 40 Hours per week. Duties include: gathering Vidalia Onions, putting into 50pd bags, loading and unloading bags onto field truck Wage is $9.78 per hr. or the prevailing wage rate. Guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies and equipment. Free housing is Provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the Day. Transportation and subsistence expense provided with completion of 50% of the work contract. INTERESTED WORKERS SHOULD APPLY AT THE NEAREST GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OFFICE AND PROVIDE THE OFFICE WITH A COPY OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT. REFERENCE JOB #GA 8074463 FARM WORKERS NEEDED HEALTH INFORMATION Learning in the Pre-School/Day CareBy: LaWanna Lee, Author In a pre-school setting, children learn while playing. Most pre-school classroom settings are arranged by centers. These centers are usually named: Dramatic Play, Book, Block, Science, and Art Center. Some centers may also have a Writing Center, Manipulative Center and Math Center, depending on the preference of the center director. As a parent or guardian, you may enter into a pre-school classroom setting, and you may say to yourself All they do is play. As a center director/owner myself, I can assure you parents, when you see this happening, just know that your child is learning while they play. When children interact with others or explore their environment, there are very important things taking place within their brain. What and how children learn during their first 3 years establishes the building block for future learning and promotes successful learning for a lifetime. For example; when children play in the Science Center, they are: *learning about plants and animals *learning about weather and nature *measuring and comparing *discovering *learning about growth & life cycles *learning to use different materials and *expanding language and vocabulary. They are learning about their environment and the world that they live in. So when your child is playing with a rock, leaf etc., when your child is building with blocks they are learning cause and effect, when they play with puzzles etc., he or she is not just playing, they are learning. They learn and play, what a combination. In my center, one of our goals for our children is that they will develop spiritually, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Therefore, we purposely set up centers and activities that will enhance and assist them in growing in these areas as they learn and play, focusing solely on the whole child.

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THE STAR MARCH 30, 2013 PAGE 12 FAYES COSTUME JEWELRY All About Being Unique, That Which Accessorize Your Accessories!!!! New Location: 5318 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32205 Carolyn Faye Owner (904) 674-5544 Carolfaye@aol.com 10% off with Ad LCEMUQPXKNNG"UJGTKHHU"QHHKEG HQTHGKVGF"CPF"UGK\GF"OGTEJCPFKUG" CWEVKQPOgvtqrqnkvcp"Rctm."Rctmkpi"Nqv"H 3632"Icvqt"Dqyn"Dqwngxctf."Lcemuqpxknng."HN"54424"Vjwtufc{."Crtkn"6."4235"1"Ukip/kp"dgikpu"cv":<52"c0o0" Cwevkqp"dgikpu"cv"32"c0o0Rwdnke"Rtgxkgy"Gxgpv"/"Oqpfc{."Crtkn"3."/";"vq"33"c0o0 All purchases must be settled by 2 p.m., in full, the day of the sale. Acceptable methods of payment cash or cashiers check. A $100 cash non-refundable deposit required at the completion of each winning bid.