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Florida star
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
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United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
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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
Publisher:
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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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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issn - 0740-798X
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Ramsey responded to screams and helped the woman come through a window to call 911. Two other victims, also trapped in the house for a decade by the homeowner, Ariel Castro and his brothers, were also rescued. The brothers await trial. The restaurant where Ramsey works has been selling t-shirts with his image on it and he has requested proceeds go to the women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. He also turned down reward money saying: Ill tell you what you do … give it to them.Ž NEW JERSEY Former Fugees front woman and Sister Act 2 star Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in jail and three months home arrest for failing to pay more than $1.5 million in federal taxes over three years. The daughter-in-law of reggae icon Bob Marley tried to explain that she released her first single in years entitled, 'Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)' the same week and will soon have the money owed.HCOW"PCOGU"PGY"FKTGEVQT"QH OCTEJKPI"CPF"RGR"DCPFUNcwt{p"Jknn"Igvu"Lckn"Vkog" FLORIDA Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named Sylvester Young its new director of marching and pep bands. Young, a FAMU graduate and former member of the Marching 100,Ž spent nearly 25 years at Ohio University, most recently as band director. FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson made the announcement today after an extensive nationwide search process. In his new role as FAMU director of Marching at Pep Bands, Young will report to the chair of the Department of Music and will oversee all aspects of the marching and pep bands. He will also plan and direct the summer high school band camp and serve as the liaison between the Athletic Department, the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Music. He will report in June with a earning of about $105,000.00. TGX0"CN"UJCTRVQP"KP"XCNFQUVC HQT"LWUVKEG"HQT"ML"TCNN[See story and photos on page 8FWXCN"EQWPV["VGCEJGT"UVCVG"HKPCNKUV HQT"OCE[‘U"VGCEJGT"QH"VJG"[GCT"Northwestern Middle Schools, Apryl Shackelford who is the recipient of the 2013 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year, has now been named one of the states five finalists contending for the Macys/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year, and given $5,000 by Macys. The 6th grade language arts teacher was surprised on Monday by Pam Stewart, Chancellor of Public Schools for the Department of Education, with the announcement as a state finalist for teacher of the year. Monday began Teacher Appreciation Week, so Shackelford, the staff and students thought the program was only to recognize and pay tribute to the contributions of Northwestern s dedicated teachers. Present for the surprise announcement were School Board Members Paula D. Wright, who represents Northwestern, Fel Lee, School Board Chairman, Cheryl Grimes, and Ashley Smith-Juarez as well Superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti. Hcokn{"Qhhgtu"Dki"Cyctf"hqt Kphqtocvkqp"qp"Uqp‘u"Owtfgt"The Justice Coalition and the family of Thomas Nunley was joined by law enforcement and friends to announce a sizeable reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his death. Police found Thomas J. Nunley lying dead partially in the roadway on Fort Caroline Road after receiving a report of a person down. A witness claimed hearing a single gunshot in the area. Family reported Nunley had been working on a music project and left the home prior to the shooting to go on a walk to clear his head. "You may have thought that you've gotten away with this, but you haven't," said Thomas mother, Dena Westbrook. "You may have looked to your left and looked to your right, but you failed to look up. That's who saw you, and you will pay for what you did to my son." The Nunley family offered $15,000 for information that will lead to the person or persons who killed the 19 year old. Nunley Family and Friends at Thursdays gathering.

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MOUNT LEBANON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 9319 Ridge Boulevard, Jacksonville Youth Department will hold its Annual Youth Celebration beginning Friday, May 17th through Sunday, May 19th with lots of fun, food, and many activities as follows: Friday Night, 5:30 p.m. meet and greet; 6:00 p.m. Banquet Dinner, Featuring our Youth Praise Dancers, Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony; Saturday, May 18th at 11:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. outing to Adventure Landing, Fun! Fun! Fun!; Sunday Morning, May 19th at 9:00 a.m. Church School; 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship; Concluding our Celebration, 3:45 p.m. Praise and Worship Youth in Charge. Get Ready! Get Ready! Get Ready! 4:00 p.m. Hallelujah Paraise, Spring Concert, featuring the voices of Mt. Lebanon (Adult Choir) alone with many special guest to help us sing praises unto the Lord. You are cordially invited. For further information, call 904-527-1762 NEW BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1824 Prospect St., Jacksonville -is holding a Community Welcome & Fun Day,Ž on Saturday, May 25th beginning at 9:00 a.m. We will have bounce houses, snow cones, hot dogs, hamburgers, games, & other things on that day, all completely FREE. Call 904-764-5727 for more information. MT. SINAI MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 2036 Silver Street, Jacksonville, with Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor, is celebrating its 105th Church Anniversary. The anniversary will be on the following nights starting at 6:45 p.m. Monday, May 13th; Wednesday, May 15th; Friday, May 17th. We will conclude our celebration on Sunday afternoon, May 19th at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this celebration. For more information, call 904-354-7249. Sis. Earlene Marpress is the Chairperson. GREATER NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 195 Tallulah Ave., Jacksonville, celebrating our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Levi White, III Anniversary May 13th through 16th, closing out May 19th. It is our desire that this Anniversary is a great victory, because we are truly honoring a Great Man of God.Ž We are celebrating 36 Years of Ministry. Them:  Looking Back, Reaching Forward .ŽVarious Churches will be in fellowship with guest Pastors bringing their messages. Guest for Sunday Morning will be Dr. Carl Adkins and the Golden Leaf Baptist Church of Cincinnati, Ohio. Dinner will be served. CENTRAL METROPOLITAN CME CHURCH, 4611 N. Pearl St. Jacksonville, FL 32206, Rev. Marquise L. Hardrick, M. Div., Pastor. The Youth & Young Adult of Central Metropolitan CME Church invites you to a Revival on Friday evening, May 17, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The Revival speaker is Elder Toby J. Johnson of Zarephath Tabernacle in Jacksonville, FL. Please come out and join us for this spiritually uplifting event. Y oung Adult Summit … The Sunday School Ministry of Central Metropolitan CME Church invites you to share in our first Young Adult Summit on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m The Summits theme is Empowering Young Adults Toward Greatness in Mind, Body & SpiritŽ. The church is located at 4611 N. Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206. The Summit will include discussion on topics such as Finance, Relationships, Stewardship and Spirituality. Registration is free and lunch will be served. You Are Cordially Invited To Attend The 4th Exciting and Fabulous WeekendŽ Celebration for The PACESETTERS SENIOR MINISTRY OF OPEN ARMS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP May 16-19, 2013 2723 Dunn Avenue. Leofric W. Thomas Sr, Pastor; Sister Joan Turner, Coordinator994-1622. Theme:  Trailblazers for Christ, Yesterday, Today and Forever Ž Ps: 145. Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:30pm the celebration begins with an anointed guest speaker and anointed psalmist Sister Jackie Brunson; Inspirational Dancer …Pat Kelsey; Friday, May 17, 2013 6:00pm the celebration continues with a Night of EleganceŽ at the Quality Inn Hotel on I-295 and Commonwealth Ave. Sister Hazel Davis Speaker and Psalmist and Monoloque by Pat Kelsy-Delores MontsPresider {This is a ticketed affair at $25 per person.}; Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30am -12noon … Workshops: Leave Memories and Not BillsRose WalkerKnow Your Benefits Under Medicare, Etc.Jessica Bailey; Sunday, May 19, 2013 9:45am the Celebration concludes with Natl Recording Artist and Preacher Rev. Milton Biggham. Join us for each service: To Purchase your ticket (s) call Jean Kendricks at 766-1031 or see any Core member: Connie Stephen, Joan Turner, Annie Jones or Jewel Almstead JACKSONVILLE, FL ACKER Eugene, 64, died May 1, 2013. ANTHONY, John A., died May 2, 2013. BASS, Carl Thomas, 58, died May 2, 2013. BIVINS Kathy, died May 2, 2013. BOWSER, John Henry, 76, died April 30, 2013. BRACKETT, Ida, died May 2, 2013. BRANNEN, Ernie, died May 3, 2013. BRILEY, Baby Girl Willow Faith, died April 30, 2013. BROWN, Gary William, died May 3, 2013. BROWN, Lloyd L, Sr., died May 2, 2013. BROWN X-Zavien Lamont, died April 30, 2013. BYERS Mildred Shutt, 86, died April 30, 2013. CALHOUN, Sheila Joyce, 71, died May 5, 2013. CARTER Rosalie Williams, 88, died April 27, 2013. CRIBBS John Hall, Jr., 50, died April 27, 2013. DESMARTIN, Billie L., 90, died May 5, 2013. DOLLAR, Johnnie James, 81, died May 5, 2013. ERICKSON, Margaret, 73, died April 23, 2013. FLOOD, Joann G., 70, died April 29, 2013. GIBSON, Lillie Ann, died May 2, 2013. GIVENS, Marilyn G., 79, died April 30, 2013. GRAHAM James Edward, Jr., died May 5, 2013. HEBERT Gerard, died May 3, 2013. HUNT Clinton Doyle, 33, died April 30, 2013. KENNEDY, Lissa A., 44, died May 1, 2013. LAWRENCE Donna, 59, died May 1, 2013. LILLIENTHAL, Hazel P., died May 3, 2013. LINDSEY James Wayne, 74, died May 2, 2013. LUPO, James Vincent, Jr., 86, died April 28, 2013. MORGAN Billy G., Sr., died April 30, 2013. MORRIS, Johnnie, Jr., died May 5, 2013. MURPHY, Joseph L., 67, died May 6, 2013. NELSON Lola Champion, 87, died May 6, 2013. PERRY, Ella F., 88, died May 1, 2013. PRATHER, Jerry Randolph, 85, died April 30, 2013. QUINTON, Edna Mae, 98, died May 4, 2013. REID Lillie, died May 3, 2013. RICHARDSON, Jack ODann, 90, died May 4, 2013. ROBERTSON, Ginger Fortner, 61, died May 2, 2013. SAMUELS, Dave, 56, died April 30, 2013. SELLERS Mary Beth, 55, died May 2, 2013. SEXTON Robert James, Jr., died April 26, 2013. SILBA, James A., died April 30, 2013. SLUE Master Daniel, 14, died May 2, 2013. SMITH, SPC James Curtis, died April 26, 2013. SORRYE, Dorothy, died May 1, 2013. SOWELL George T., Sr., 91, died May 2, 2013. ST. GERMAIN Frances, died May 1, 2013. SUMPTER, Raymond, died May 3, 2013. THOMAS, Kermit Harry,92, died May 5, 2013. TIMMONS Charles Hudson, 67, died April 28, 2013. TOWNSEND, Murrie Lee, died April 28, 2013. WHITE Ozzie, 73, died May 1, 2013. WILLIAMS Larry L., Sr., 67, died May 1, 2013. WILSON, Benjamin, 65, died April 30, 2013. WONDERGEM Brian Jay, 54, died April 25, 2013. WRIGHT, Kenneth D., 79, died April 30, 2013.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS GATEWOOD Sandra Lane, 63, died May 6, 2013. LINES, Alva Burley, 97, died May 4, 2013. MOODY Norma Jean Oliver, 54, died May 5, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR MAY 11, 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. Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise, Senior 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. 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Lil Meechie was playing in the living room with his brand new electric train set that he'd gotten for his birthday while his mother was in the kitchen doing the dishes. His mother heard the train stop and heard him say, "All of you peckerwoods that wanna disembark, get off the damn train. Any of you darkies wanting to board, get on the damn train cause we're fixin' to take off." His mama immediately dropped what she was doing, ran into the living room, yanked Lil Meechie up smacked him across the head and said, "We don't use that kind of language in this house. Now go up to your room and don't come out for at least two hours." Lil Meechie went to his room and came back two hours on the dot, and started playing with his train set again. His mother heard the train stop and Lil Meechie said, "I would like to thank those of you traveling with us today. Don't forget your personal items as you leave the train. Those of you boarding the train, please store any of your carry-on luggage in the overhead bins or store them under your seat. We will be leaving shortly." His mama was just as proud as she could be. Then Lil Meechie says, "And for those of you that are mad about the two hour delay, blame the light-skinned fat lady in the kitchen! MAY 11, 2013THE STARPAGE 3 KV‘U"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG 904.407.6500 € 866.253.6681 toll free € communityhospice.com Community Focused € Community Supported Serving Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties since 1979 She brought you up and looked after you. Now its your turn to look after her. Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is here to help you. Our compassionate hospice professionals and volunteers are here to help you and your loved one enjoy each day in peace and comfort. Ask for Community Hospice today.Were here to help Tgx0"Octkqp"Ykug New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., 1824 Prospect Street, will formally install the Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise as their new pastor during an installation celebration and service on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in the main Sanctuary of the church. Rev. Wise is a native of Jacksonville. He completed his undergraduate studies at FSCJ & Florida Progressive Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned his Master of Ministry degree and The Doctor of Ministtry degree in 2009 from The Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He serves as Dean of Religopis Education of the Congress of Christian Education (FPBA). Dr. Wise accepted the call as Pastor of New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in January 2013. He is married to Lady Nikasha M. Wise.

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PAGE 4THE STARMAY 11, 2013 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley / Photos by Volume Burks E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome.Ora, Ok Sun, Barbara, Aimee, Aunt Ruth, Lisa, Angela, Janice, Elizabeth, Renee L, Theresa, Ingrid, Velma, Patricia, Ibiyemi, Amina, Mimi, Niniola, Iyojo, Jaye, Altamese, Ruth S, Frances, Vaseal, Donna, Marsha, Shirley, Renee, Sharon, Brenda H, Velda, Yvonne, Marsha, Linda W, Lois I, Clara, Mickey, Mikki, Monique, Stephanie, Heather, Tanya, Tezzalyn, Pat S, Carole, Carol, Charlotte, Lydia W, Lydia S, Brenda O, Monica, Linda S, Kelly, Neico, Omiladejoko, Iyawo Osun, Crystal, Ruth R, Dale, Cheryl, Brenda F, Aduibaje, Bernice, Martha, Aida, Winifred, Pat R, Deborah, Norma, Bettye, Sandra, Thelma, Lachish, Glenda, Penny, Carmen, Melissa, Lyris, Deborah, Robin, Peri, Breverly, Pam, Chevarra, Joyce, Rolande, Dianne, Evelyn, Felicia, Mannetti, all who I inadvertently omitted, and all nurturing spirits. You are loved!SPOTLIGHT ON CHARITY DAWSON: A DREAM GIRLSŽ DREAM COMES TRUE!TALK OF THE TOWN! affords me the opportunity to meet and talk to some interesting people and Charity Dawson is no exception. This impressive young woman with a voice that sends goose bumps up and down my spine will be in Jacksonville when Big League Productions, Inc., in conjunction with the Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville, brings the touring company of DreamgirlsŽ to town. The Tony and Academy Award winning musical will electrify audiences in the Times Union Centers Moran Theater on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. for O ne Night OnlyŽ (if youve seen the movie, youll recognize the song title). About her performance, The Ventura County Star in Thousand Oaks, California, vcstar.com said, Charity Dawson Shines as Effie in Dreamgirls.Ž I spoke with Charity by phone last week to get to know more about the woman who aspired to play a bigger-than-life role which w ill forever be recognized in the annals of Broadway and the big screen. By her own admission, DreamgirlsŽ is her favorite show having seen it 14-15 times at different theatres around the country! Wh en she auditioned, she didnt care what role she got, she just wanted in. Yet, she knew that her voice type could hardly be overlo oked for the part of Effie. This is something thats been in my heart for a long time. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to play such an iconic role.Ž Charity did not just happen into her talent. She has been singing publicly since she was nine. As a matter of fact she grew up in a family of vocalists, including her mother, sisters and brother, Faith, Hope, and Trinity, grandmother, and musician father. By the time she graduated from high school, she knew that she wanted a career in performing arts. She auditioned for and was ac cepted to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), a musical theater conservatory in New York City, which is also the alma mater of Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern FamilyŽ on ABC and Nathalie Zeal, on Fox Networks The Following.Ž After graduation from AMDA, she worked for a couple of years and decided to take a break. She spent three years in Phoenix, Ari zona teaching for Catholic Charities Community Services. Couldnt keep her away from her God-given, though. In Phoenix, she gigged in a soul food restaurant with a band. She was disco veredŽ there one night, and was presented with the opportunity to tour with Black Theater Troupes Smokey Joes CafŽ (B.J). Like a snowball, the Smokey Joe gig led to other doo rs opening which sent her back to New York in 2009. Then came The Color PurpleŽ (Church Lady Darlene). Then came Dreamgirls.Ž Unlike the dried grapes associated with dreams deferred, Charitys blossoms unfolded until she found herself on stage in her dr eam show and dream role as Effie Melody White. Other credits include UnbeatableŽ (Ally), AidaŽ (Aida), If This Hat Could TalkŽ with George Faison (Billie Holiday), West S ide StoryŽ (Rosila), RaisinŽ (Ruth), and BeehiveŽ (Aretha), The Wiz,Ž  Cinderella,Ž  Tilt,Ž and Once Upon A MattressŽ as well as numerous cast recordings. You can see Ms. Dawson in the iconic role of Effie Melody White, a role made famous by Jennifer Holliday, who originated it on Broadway, and Jennifer Hudson, who won an Academy Award for the part in the celebrated movie, in FSCJs Artist Series, Broadway in Jacksonville on May 21, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts Moran Theater. This DreamgirlsŽ production has been created by first-class Broadway veterans, including well-known Broadway Director and Choreographer Bobby Longbottom (with additional choreography from So You Think You Can DancesŽ Shane Sparks ), and Scenery, Costumes, and Lighting designed by the highly-decorated and multiple Tony Award winning team of Robin Wagner, William Ivey Long, and Ken Billingto n. The video design, which figures prominently in the story telling, was created by Howard Werner who is also the video designer on SPIDERMAN on Broadway. Also starring in the show are: Curtis Taylor, Jr. ........................................................... Aubrey Poo Deena Jones................................................................... Jasmin Richardson Lorrell Robinson............................................................ Mary Searcy C.C. White...................................................................... Terrance Johnson James ThunderŽ Early................................................... Michael Jahlil For more information on the full tour, visit www.DreamgirlsOnTheRoad.com With Mothers Day less than a week away, tickets to the show would be PERFECT! Tickets for DreamgirlsŽ in Jacksonville start at $42.00 and are available at the Artist Series Box Office 10 a.m.5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at (904) 442-BWAY (2929), and online 24/7 at www.artistseriesjax.org Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or groupsales@fscj.edu Mama (Thomasina Calhoun) and me Charity DawsonPhoto courtesy of www.colorpurple.com/color_purple_cast_national.php

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Three Women Shot,Two Dead Two men were arrested after a home invasion, which resulted in the deaths of two women. At approximately 11:12 a.m., a witness ran to the police office and reported that three women had been shot at a residence. Police immediately responded to the reported incident scene and discovered victim, 56-year-old Fern Giddings and 53-year-old Nel Mason, inside the residence and injured from apparent gunshot wounds. A third victim was found lying on the ground outside the residence, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds as well. That individual was identified as 35-year-old Christina Soto, and was taken to the hospital where she remains in critical condition. Nel Mason was also transported to the hospital where he died from her injuries. Fern Giddings was pronounced deceased at the scene and eye witnesses were later identified during the continued investigation. Two individuals by the names of Gary Honish, 47, and Jason Burnett, 37, were identified as the two parties involved in the incident. Due to the rapid response of the Crimes units, both suspects were quickly located and taken into custody for questioning. A firearm was located, which is believed to be the weapon used during this incident. After conducting several interviews and conferring with the State Attorneys Office, Jason Burnett was charged with two counts of felony murder in the 1st degree with a firearm. Gary Honish was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact to home invasion robbery. Gary Honish knew the victims and had done previous narcotic transactions with them. According to reports, Honish told Burnett that the victims would be a good target for a home invasion as they would have narcotics and cash on hand. The two suspects then drove to the residence. After Honish dropped Burnett off, Burnett returned to the vehicle and said that he had robbed the victims. All three women lived in the same home. Nel Mason is the mother of Christina Soto, and Fern Giddings was a friend of both. Deputy Arrested for Robbery A deputy was arrested for committing a robbery after offering a ride to a victim who had called for help. During the course of the investigation, investigators were able to confirm the complaint. During the interview, the victim advised he was at a restaurant where deputies responded to in reference to a disturbance. The victim accepted a ride back to his residence by Deputy Michael J. Ronga. Ronga did not drive towards the victim's residence, but instead drove to a different location. Once there, the victim was battered and robbed by Ronga and the victim was soon able to get away. The victim fled towards a wooded area as Ronga got back into his vehicle and drove away. At the scene, investigators discovered physical evidence verifying the victims story resulting in the charges. Sheriff Mike Scott stated, Words simply cant express my disgust and disbelief. Mike Ronga has been arrested and jailed like a criminal should be and his betrayal of our office and the public trust is unforgivable. Immediately upon learning of this, I ordered a full investigation as we would with anyone suspected of committing such a serious crime, and we will pursue prosecution and justice to the fullest.Ž As a result of his arrest, Ronga has been placed on administrative leave without pay. Ronga is said to have worked as a deputy since 2008. PAGE 6 THE STAR MAY 11, 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: Parese Burden Age: 16 Weight: 150 lbs Last seen: 4/18/13 Name: Breanna Curry Age: 15 Weight: 125 lbs Last seen: 4/10/13 Name: Diamonds Harden Age: 17 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 4/02/13 Name: Mariah Coleman Age: 13 Weight: 165 lbs Last seen: 4/14/13MOSTWANTED Name: Antonio Bell Offense: Organized Fraud Name: Daniel Lee Armstrong Offense: Aggravated Battery/Intended Harm, Shoot/Throw Missile Name: Alphonso Brooks Offense: Domestic Battery Strangle, Intimidate/Force Witness Bullying Suggestions for youth, parents, schools and the community. Often, bullying is said to be part of growing up.Ž This is wrong, and each of us needs to take a role in eradicating bullying. Bullying is commonly found in the classroom, on the playground, in the home and in neighborhoods € It is the habitual harassing, intimidating, tormenting, browbeating, humiliating, terrorizing, oppressing and/or threatening words spoken to another person. € It can be physically, sexually, verbally or emotionally harmful. € It is one of the most serious concerns in schools today. € It often leads to serious violent crimes. Bullying has no social, financial or cultural boundaries € Children often become bullies by observing adult behavior. € Youth, teachers, police and communities must work together to keep children safe. Every child has the right to be safe. € Childrens bullying frequently occurs in and around school property. € Bullying most often occurs in the middle school years. € Approximately 160,000 students dont attend school everyday because they are in fear of being bullied. € Children who bully and children who are victimized by bullying often suffer emotional and behavioral problems. What children and youth can do € Respect everyone; talk to and treat others as you would like to be treated. € Tell a parent or teacher if you have been bullied, or if you witness another being bullied. € Talk to your parents, relatives and friends about bullyingŽ issues. € Support other students. € Agree with your friends, parents, and teachers that bullying is not tolerated in your school or community. What parents can do It is important for parents to be involved in all of their childrens activities, to prevent bullying and its consequences. € Monitor your childrens activities, actions and words. € Model good behavior. € Listen to your children. € Let children know that bullying other people is not acceptable. € Get to know your childrens friends. € Look for resources to assist you in responding to bullying situations. € Be involved with your childrens school and extra curricular activities. € Work together in the community to create and maintain an environment free from bullying and intolerance. € Teach your children about RESPECT and TOLERANCE for all. Safety Man Arrested After 3-Year-Old Nephew Shoots and Kills Himself At approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded to the an apartment complex in reference to a shooting. Police discovered that a 3-year-old male child had suffered a gunshot wound. At the time of the shooting, the child was inside the apartment with his mother, father, and 29year-old Jeffrey D. Walker, the uncle. The shooting occurred in one of the bedrooms. The child was transported to the hospital where he expired. Detectives have determined that Walker, uncle of 3-year-old Jadarrius Speights, shared a bedroom with the child and had left the unsecured 9mm handgun in a backpack. Walker had left the room and it is believed that 3-year-old Jadarrius was able to retrieve the gun from the backpack and accidently shot himself. Police say Walker had purchased the gun at a gun shop and also has a concealed weapons permit. The childs parents were in their bedroom at the time of the shooting. Walker was arrested and charged with culpable negligence. Jeffrey Walker Woman Arrested for Opening Cable Account with Infants Name A woman was arrested after using the name of an infant to open a cable account. Police received a complaint that Jamie Sue Bledsoe, 30, had possibly used the name of an infant to open an account with the cable company. The case was turned over to detectives. A subpoena was issued and investigation revealed that a cable account had in fact been opened at the specific address were Jamie Sue Bledsoe lived. Detectives reviewed copies of the installation work order to find that when the equipment was installed at the residence a month before, someone at the residence actually signed the infants name on the work order on the customer signature line. Beneath the signature line appeared a number, it was Bledsoes drivers license number, indicating that she showed her Florida drivers license as verification of identification to the technician, when she signed the infants name. That was evidence that she opened the cable account in the infants name. About a couple months later, Deputies Jenkins and Savelli located Jamie Sue Bledsoe at her residence. She was taken into custody so the Economic Crimes Unit would be able to interview her. Post Miranda, Bledsoe admitted to using the infants name to open the account because she already had an outstanding bill with the cable company and was unable to open an account in her own name. Bledsoe was charged with one count of identity theft of a juvenile. Her bond was set at $2,000. Jamie Bledsoe Jason Burnett Gary Honish Michael Ronga

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LOCAL MAY 11, 2013 THE STA R PAGE 7 Florida Fernandina Beach 50th Shrimp Festival Photos by F.M. Powell III The 50th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival took place on May 3, 4, and 5, 2013. Held in the heart of historic downtown Fernandina Beach on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida since 1964, the family friendly, free admission Shrimp Festival offered delicious shrimp prepared every way imaginable by 25 food booths all staffed and run exclusively by local Nassau County non-profit groups as fund-raisers. There were over 300 Fine Artisan and Crafters, 50 Antique Dealers, 25 Kid Fun Zone Activities, Live Music on 2 Stages, and lots of Pirates. Shirley Mikel-Meeks and Isabelle Pierre Cynthia Baker Ernest Gibson, Gibson Jr., D Ariel Maddos, Gwen Gibson, Jar rod Gibson, Rod darius Gibson, Roney Gibson.Jr, Desiray Gibson, Monique Backey, Zach Backey, RekRoney and Ajah Dumas Right : Frank with the Fernandina Beach 50th Shrimp Festival Pirates DO INCUBATORS WORK? THATS A BIG YES!! SIX BSEC GRADS MAKE JAX BIZ JOURNALS 2013 TOP 40 MINORITY BUSINESS LIST!Ranking businesses in Jacksonville by annual revenue for their Book of Lists, the Jacksonville Business Journal recognized Jacksonvilles 2013 Top 40 MinorityOwned Businesses at a Diversity Awards Luncheon on May 2. Among the Top 40 Minority-Owned Businesses for 2013 were six dynamic companies formerly headquartered at Beaver Street Enterprise Center (BSEC), Jacksonvilles only core-city business incubator. Recognized for their stellar success were the following Beaver Street Enterprise Center graduates: A. Harold & Associates (Andy Harold), B3 Solutions (William Almas, CEO) Employment Resources & Solutions (Rose Conry and Kelley Moore), Stafftime (Rose Conry and Kelley Moore), Annie Wilson Homecare Services (Annie Wilson) and Xeye Construction (Joe Hutchinson). While congratulating Annie Wilson following the Diversity Luncheon, BSECs Executive Director Jackie Perry pointed out that this year marks the tenth anniversary of the business incubator, which was originally conceived and founded by FreshMinistries, one of the 2013 Diversity Award Winners. Since FreshMinistries built our business incubator in 2003, weve created more than 2,050 jobs and had a $250 Million-plus impact on the economy of Jacksonville,Ž Perry said. I would estimate that, together, these six companies who are on the Top 40 List this year have created over 500 jobs. Thanks to their hard work and our incubator support, these businesses are now free-standing, sustainable companies and consistent list-makers!Ž These days when jobs are at a premium, research has revealed that business incubators are one of the least expensive and most effective job creation mechanisms. In recent studies conducted by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) and the U.S. Department of Commerces Economic Development Administration, publicly supported incubators created jobs at a cost of about $1,100 each, while other publicly supported job creation mechanisms cost more than $10,000 per job created. Annie Wilson Homecare, Inc. began headquartering at BSEC in 2004 and was recognized in 2011 by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of Jacksonvilles Top Ten Homecare Services. At that time, the company had revenues of $481,000 and a staff of twenty. Both our revenues and our staff have grown since then,Ž said Wilson, and Im grateful that Beaver Street Enterprise Center has nurtured this company all along the way.Ž With two companies listed in the Top 40, business partners Rose Conry and Kelley Moore credit Beaver Street Enterprise Center for providing guidance and support during their phenomenal growth. We love Beaver Street,Ž said Conry. Their mentorship helped keep us going, especially through the tough times in 2009.Ž As we approach our tenth anniversary, were proud of the impact our small businesses are making on the economic health of Jacksonville,Ž said Perry. Just as this business incubator continues to thrive and grow in size, resources and community outreach, so will the businesses we fuel.Ž

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PAGE8 THESTAR MAY 11, 2013 JUSTICEFORKJŽ RALLYDRAWSHUNDREDSINCLUDINGREV. ALSHARPTON, NATIONALACTIONNETWORKANDNAACPBy Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Hundreds joined Rev. Al Sharpton in a rally to seek justice for KJ on Saturday, May 4. Kendrick Johnson (pictured right), the 17 year-old from Valdosta was found upside down in a rolled up mat inside the gym of Lowndes High School a day after he went missing. Graphic photos of the teen post mortem have led many to believe he was the victim of foul play. His face has been compared to that of lynched teen Emmitt Till in 1955. Rev. Sharptons National Action Network was joined by the Valdosta State University and Morehouse College NAACP Chapters and the community, demanding answers into Johnsons questionable death. Sheriff Chris Prine said on May 2 that the investigation was very extensive and included the completion of multiple forensic tests, including DNA samples collected from the scene. He added that over 100 people were interviewed including students and teachers. Still, many suspect foul play and hope for a quick apprehension of those behind what they consider a horrific crimeŽ. On Saturday, a reward was offered as an incentive for the arrest and conviction of whoever is behind thisŽ. Rev. Sharpton started raising the funds by reaching into his own pocket for $500, before encouraging others to join in. We going to rally together,Žsaid Rev. Sharpton. We are going to get answers together. We want Valdosta to know, no justice no peace." Mr. & Mrs. Johnson, Rev. Al Sharpton and Rev. Floyd Rose, Pastor of Serenity Christian Church, Valdosta, GA. (PHOTOAngela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star) (LEFT:Alexis Bell, President, Valdosta State University NAACP Chapter. CENTER: Rev. Al Sharpton & Rev. Floyd Rose. RIGHT: Marcus Coleman, President Atlanta Chapter, National Action Network. BOTTOM:Crowd gathered in church. (PHOTOSAngela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star)

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Jacksonvilles Impressive NFL Draft Class is Cause for Optimism MAY 11, 2013 THESTAR PAGE9By Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Texas A&M All-America offensive tackle Luke Joeckel was picked No. 2 overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars in what is being graded as a very impressive draft class by Sports Illustrated and other sports media. Joeckel is joined in new head coach Gus Bradleys first draft class by South Carolina speedy receiver and punt returner Ace Sanders, Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, Florida International safety Johnathan Cyprien, Connecticut cornerback Dwayne Gratz, Florida safety Josh Evans, New Mexico State cornerback Jeremy Harris and Appalachian State cornerback Demetrius McCray. Were really excited. We got eight really good players that we feel like can come in and help us, contribute and compete for spots. There were five defensive players and three offensive players. The number one thing that we needed to do here was fill some needs with good quality players and guys that had some type of urgency,Ž said first year Jacksonville GM David Caldwell. Former University of Florida safety Josh Evans was selected by the Jaguars with the first pick of the sixth round bringing UF's total draft class to eight players, the most Gators drafted in one year since 2010, one shy of the school record for a seven round draft. "It has been a great weekend for Florida football," said Florida head coach Will Muschamp. "I'm proud of all our players who had life-long dreams realized by getting drafted. They certainly have worked very hard and dedicated themselves to get to this point in their careers." Cyprien had a brilliant fouryear career at FIU, establishing several new defensive records that will stand for some time. He concluded his college career as FIUs school record holder for 365 total tackles, which also ranked in the top four all-time in Sun Belt Conference history, 213 solo tackles and six forced fumbles. Gratz is looking to start for Jacksonville this season after a stellar career with the Huskies. "[Jacksonville] came to [UConn] to work me out and I knew that they really believed in my abilities to grow as a player and a person. I'm looking forward to going out there and playing again,Ž Gratz said. "Right now, [Jacksonville] needs help at the cornerback position, so if they're looking for someone to come in and compete as a starter, I consider myself becoming a starter soon.Ž Sanders, from Bradenton, Fla., was a game changer for South Carolina at wide receiver and punt returner. In 2012 he set the school record for punt return yards in a season with 429 on his way to being named the Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Year. All these guys are fast, aggressive, physical. The one thing that was evident to us watching a lot of film was the lack of speed, and thats the one thing that we really want to upgrade and we feel like weve done that,Ž Caldwell said. Sanders started all 13 games last season at wide receiver, leading the team in receptions (45) and receiving touchdowns (9) and ranking second on the squad in receiving yards (531). He played in all 40 games over the past three seasons and made 21 starts, logging 99 career receptions for 1,230 yards with 13 touchdowns. Robinson is from Deerfield Beach, Fla. and joins former Wolverines quarterback Chad Henne on Jaguars roster. He will probably be slotted as a receiver and may see time as a rung back in offensive coordinators Jedd Fisch plans. "I'm so blessed," Robinson said. "You dream of getting that call on draft day, and to get to stay in my home state of Florida, it's an unbelievable feeling. I want to thank the Jaguars organization for giving me this opportunity, and I can't wait to get started." Harris recorded five games with at least six tackles, ranking him sixth on the team in total tackles. Harris was a first team All-WAC selection in 2012. He rejoins former New Mexico State coaches Mike Rutenberg and DeWayne Walker, both now on the Jaguars staff This just proves that hard work pays off in the end. To be going to Jacksonville and play for my former coach in college is the perfect situation for me. I couldnt ask for anything more,Ž Harris said. McCray was tied for the Southern Conference lead with four interceptions in 2012, becoming the first Mountaineer cornerback to ever lead the league in interceptions twice. He also led Appalachian with eight passes defended, ranked sixth on the squad with 55 tackles from his cornerback position and forced a fumble. McCray finished his collegiate career with 10 interceptions, 26 passes defended, two forced fumbles and 123 total tackles. Our hopes are that our core guys that are here right now they elevate their play and these guys coming in elevate their play along with them,Ž commented Bradley. These guys all have juice, and thats a big trait for me as a head coach. A spirit, a love for the game, excited about opportunity to play the game, excited to learn about the game, excited to watch film.ŽGOLF LEGENDS TEEOFF Ace SandersAce Sanders from the University of South Carolina career totals included 99 receptions for 1,230 yards and 13 touchdowns while averaging 11.2-yards on 53 punt returns for three scores. (Photo Credit South Carolina Athletics ) Connecticut cornerback Dwayne Gratz, 5-11, 201, was a four-year letterman for the Huskies. Photo Credit Steve Slade/UConn Athletics.) Former Florida safety Josh Evans played in 47 games with 24 starts at free safety for the Gators. His career totals included 154 tackles (101 solo) with 3.5 sacks, seven tackles for loss and five interceptionsLuke Joeckel, 6-6, 306, was the first player from Texas A&M drafted by the Jaguars and the highest drafted offensive lineman in school history. (Photo credit Texas A&M Athletics) World Golf Hall of Fame member Calvin Peete was the first successful black player not to come up through the caddie ranks. His greatest moment came in 1985 when he captured the prestigious PLAYERS Championship. On Tuesday at the Champions Tour Winners Circle across from the practice area next to the Clubhouse on Tuesday (Photos by Frank M Powell lll) Vijay Singh on 18 T Thursday Tiger Woods on the 3 T Tuesday

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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 Announcements & Classifieds 7th STANTON ALUMNI GALA PLANNING MEETING The current class leaders of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools will meet Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist Street (First Street entrance) to discuss plans for the 7th Stanton Alumni Gala, June 22, 2013. Our last meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Bethel on June 10th. Representatives from all classes are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Chairman, Kenneth Reddick at 764-8795 or kwreddick@comcast.net Teens N Transition are now accepting youths from ages 13-19 for our FREE music, vocal and praise dancing lessons in preparation for our upcoming concert Aug. 3, 2013. You may visit our website at www.teensntransition.com and/or call us at (904) 333-5040 to schedule an interview. Mayor Alvin Brown will host his Interfaith Breakfast on May 20 at 8:00 a.m., to be held at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St. 32204. The breakfast, featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potters House of Dallas, will focus on the theme  Faith, Family and Friends .Ž THE NEW STANTON CLASS OF 1969 MONTHLY MINIREUNIONS! THIS MONTH WE WILL BOWL AND COMPETE WITH MATTHEW W. GILBERT CLASS OF 1969ƒITS OKAYƒ YOU DONT BOWLƒ COME ANYWAY & JOIN THE FUNƒ CLASSMATES YOU HAVE NOT SEENƒFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL JACKIE GLOVERŽ LINDSEY (904) 751-4723. 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION DUVAL MEDICAL CENTER (DMG), UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, SHANDS HOSPITAL. RETIREE LUNCHEON ALL PAST & PRESENT EMPLOYEES ARE INVITED. SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2013 2:00PM, AT BONOS BANQUET ROOM, 5903 NORWOOD AVENUE. TO RSVP, CALL (904) 356-4888. THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION! SEE YOU THERE! JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL This local tradition attracts thousands to the heart of Downtown for featured activities and a variety of jazz performances on three stages, May 23-26. Also, the party continues each night with Jazz Fest After Dark! Summer Reading Skills Programs on Campus University of North Florida, Division of Continuing Education, will offer eight different reading skills programs for 4 year olds through adults. Tuition and materials fees vary by program level. Early summer session begins the week of June 12, 2013, and a late summer session begins the week of July 16, 2013. Programs offered on the University of North Florida campus. Reading programs for younger students build comprehension and students learn the phonics and fluency skills they need to become strong readers. Programs for older students and adults are geared toward improving comprehension and study skills, vocabulary, and speed reading. The skills taught in the classes reinforce the importance of reading for pleasure and developing a lifelong love of books. For more information about the reading programs or to register, call (888) 201-2448, 7am to 10pm Monday-Friday, or 8am to 7pm Saturday-Sunday. AUCTIONSTop Young Farmers Compete fo r Statewide AwardGainesville … The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is seeking applications for its Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award Program. The award program is designed to recognize young farmers and ranchers who are between the ages of 18 an d 35 and have excelled in their farming/ranching operations and possess excellent leadership skills. Ideal candidates for the honor include an individual or couple deriving a majority of income from production agriculture. Contestants will be evaluated on a combination o f farming operation growth and financial progress, Farm Bureau leadership and participation in community service. Judges will be looking for excellence in management, leadership development and the scope of the enterprise and initiative displayed by the applicants. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 31. Winners will be announced at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach in October. Winners will receive a new Chevrolet Silverado truck, courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, as well as an all-expense-paid trip to the 2014 American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Tex., where they will represent Florida in the national YF&R competition. Applicants should visit http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/programs/young_farmers_ranchers/contests to download an application, Powerpoint template and additional rules and information. JACKSONVILLE SEA SCHOOL We are happy to announce that our Jacksonville Sea School has moved. Our new address is: 14180 Beach Blvd, Unit 8 Jacksonville, FL 32250 904-722-1400 Toll Free: 1-800-BEST-ONE This location is conveniently located in the same shopping plaza as West Marine. Why dont you stop by an d let us show you around. Bankruptcy Auction Online & Onsite Tuesday, May 14 @ 10am Preview: Day of Sale 9-10am 3609 N 29th Ave, Hollywood, Fl 33020 06 Lexus LX 470 Sport Utility, 04 Toyota Tundra Limited Double Cab, High-end quality home furniture & dcor, artwork & paintings, salon equipment, electronics, office furniture, computers & more! Visit www.moeckerauctions.com for Details, Photos and Catalog Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS 10% -13%BP, $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin Auctions, Sealed Bid & Online w/ Bid Centers, Restaurant, Commercial Tracts, Luxury Homes and Land Lots, Lake Front Home, Town Homes, Duplex Lots & Residential Lots in NC, SC & VA, Auctions ending May 1st, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 25th & 30th, See Website for Sealed Bid & Bid Center Locations, NCAL3936, SCAL1684, VAAL580, www.ironhorseauc tion.com EMPLOYMENT HUMAN HEALTHMonthly meeting of Duval Soil & Water Conservation District TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013, 6:00 PM, JACKSONVILLE CITY HALL, DAVIS ROOM All members, please plan to attend this important meeting. The primary item of business will be completion of the Districts Plan of Action. Mr. Edward Wright will facilitate. The public is invited and welcome to participate. PUBLIC MEETING

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Ramsey responded to screams and helped the woman come through a window to call 911. Two other victims, also trapped in the house for a decade by the homeowner, Ariel Castro and his brothers, were also rescued. The brothers await trial. The restaurant where Ramsey works has been selling t-shirts with his image on it and he has requested proceeds go to the women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. He also turned down reward money saying: Ill tell you what you do give it to them. NEW JERSEY Former Fugees front woman and Sister Act 2 star Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in jail and three months home arrest for failing to pay more than $1.5 million in federal taxes over three years. The daughter-in-law of reggae icon Bob Marley tried to explain that she released her first single in years entitled, 'Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)' the same week and will soon have the money owed.HCOW"PCOGU"PGY"FKTGEVQT"QH OCTEJKPI"CPF"RGR"DCPFUNcwt{p"Jknn"Igvu"Lckn"Vkog" FLORIDA Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named Sylvester Young its new director of marching and pep bands. Young, a FAMU graduate and former member of the Marching spent nearly 25 years at Ohio University, most recently as band director. FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson made the announcement today after an extensive nationwide search process. In his new role as FAMU director of Marching at Pep Bands, Young will report to the chair of the Department of Music and will oversee all aspects of the marching and pep bands. He will also plan and direct the summer high school band camp and serve as the liaison between the Athletic Department, the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Music. He will report in June with a earning of about $105,000.00. TGX0"CN"UJCTRVQP"KP"XCNFQUVC HQT"LWUVKEG"HQT"ML"TCNN[See story and photos on page 8FWXCN"EQWPV["VGCEJGT"UVCVG"HKPCNKUV HQT"OCE[U"VGCEJGT"QH"VJG"[GCT"Northwestern Middle Schools, Apryl Shackelford who is the recipient of the 2013 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year, has now been named one of the states five finalists contending for the Macys/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year, and given $5,000 by Macys. The 6th grade language arts teacher was surprised on Monday by Pam Stewart, Chancellor of Public Schools for the Department of Education, with the announcement as a state finalist for teacher of the year. Monday began Teacher Appreciation Week, so Shackelford, the staff and students thought the program was only to recognize and pay tribute to the contributions of Northwestern s dedicated teachers. Present for the surprise announcement were School Board Members Paula D. Wright, who represents Northwestern, Fel Lee, School Board Chairman, Cheryl Grimes, and Ashley Smith-Juarez as well Superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti. Hcokn{"Qhhgtu"Dki"Cyctf"hqt Kphqtocvkqp"qp"Uqpu"Owtfgt"The Justice Coalition and the family of Thomas Nunley was joined by law enforcement and friends to announce a sizeable reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his death. Police found Thomas J. Nunley lying dead partially in the roadway on Fort Caroline Road after receiving a report of a person down. A witness claimed hearing a single gunshot in the area. Family reported Nunley had been working on a music project and left the home prior to the shooting to go on a walk to clear his head. "You may have thought that you've gotten away with this, but you haven't," said Thomas mother, Dena Westbrook. "You may have looked to your left and looked to your right, but you failed to look up. 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MOUNT LEBANON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 9319 Ridge Boulevard, Jacksonville Youth Department will hold its Annual Youth Celebration beginning Friday, May 17th through Sunday, May 19th with lots of fun, food, and many activities as follows: Friday Night, 5:30 p.m. meet and greet; 6:00 p.m. Banquet Dinner, Featuring our Youth Praise Dancers, Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony; Saturday, May 18th at 11:00 a.m.; 3:00 p.m. outing to Adventure Landing, Fun! Fun! Fun!; Sunday Morning, May 19th at 9:00 a.m. Church School; 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship; Concluding our Celebration, 3:45 p.m. Praise and Worship Youth in Charge. Get Ready! Get Ready! Get Ready! 4:00 p.m. Hallelujah Paraise, Spring Concert, featuring the voices of Mt. Lebanon (Adult Choir) alone with many special guest to help us sing praises unto the Lord. You are cordially invited. For further information, call 904-527-1762 NEW BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1824 Prospect St., Jacksonville -is holding a Community Welcome & Fun Day, on Saturday, May 25th beginning at 9:00 a.m. We will have bounce houses, snow cones, hot dogs, hamburgers, games, & other things on that day, all completely FREE. Call 904-764-5727 for more information. MT. SINAI MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 2036 Silver Street, Jacksonville, with Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor, is celebrating its 105th Church Anniversary. The anniversary will be on the following nights starting at 6:45 p.m. Monday, May 13th; Wednesday, May 15th; Friday, May 17th. We will conclude our celebration on Sunday afternoon, May 19th at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this celebration. For more information, call 904-354-7249. Sis. Earlene Marpress is the Chairperson. GREATER NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 195 Tallulah Ave., Jacksonville, celebrating our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Levi White, III Anniversary May 13th through 16th, closing out May 19th. It is our desire that this Anniversary is a great victory, because we are truly honoring a Great Man of God. We are celebrating 36 Years of Ministry. Them: Looking Back, Reaching Forward.Various Churches will be in fellowship with guest Pastors bringing their messages. Guest for Sunday Morning will be Dr. Carl Adkins and the Golden Leaf Baptist Church of Cincinnati, Ohio. Dinner will be served. CENTRAL METROPOLITAN CME CHURCH, 4611 N. Pearl St. Jacksonville, FL 32206, Rev. Marquise L. Hardrick, M. Div., Pastor. The Youth & Young Adult of Central Metropolitan CME Church invites you to a Revival on Friday evening, May 17, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The Revival speaker is Elder Toby J. Johnson of Zarephath Tabernacle in Jacksonville, FL. Please come out and join us for this spiritually uplifting event. Y oung Adult Summit The Sunday School Ministry of Central Metropolitan CME Church invites you to share in our first Young Adult Summit on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Summits theme is Empowering Young Adults Toward Greatness in Mind, Body & Spirit. The church is located at 4611 N. Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206. The Summit will include discussion on topics such as Finance, Relationships, Stewardship and Spirituality. Registration is free and lunch will be served. You Are Cordially Invited To Attend The 4th Exciting and Fabulous Weekend Celebration for The PACESETTERS SENIOR MINISTRY OF OPEN ARMS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, May 16-19, 2013 2723 Dunn Avenue. Leofric W. Thomas Sr, Pastor; Sister Joan Turner, Coordinator994-1622. Theme: Trailblazers for Christ, Yesterday, Today and Forever Ps: 145. Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:30pm the celebration begins with an anointed guest speaker and anointed psalmist Sister Jackie Brunson; Inspirational Dancer Pat Kelsey; Friday, May 17, 2013 6:00pm the celebration continues with a Night of Elegance at the Quality Inn Hotel on I-295 and Commonwealth Ave. Sister Hazel Davis Speaker and Psalmist and Monoloque by Pat Kelsy-Delores MontsPresider {This is a ticketed affair at $25 per person.}; Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30am -12noon Workshops: Leave Memories and Not BillsRose WalkerKnow Your Benefits Under Medicare, Etc.Jessica Bailey; Sunday, May 19, 2013 9:45am the Celebration concludes with Natl Recording Artist and Preacher Rev. Milton Biggham. Join us for each service: To Purchase your ticket (s) call Jean Kendricks at 766-1031 or see any Core member: Connie Stephen, Joan Turner, Annie Jones or Jewel Almstead JACKSONVILLE, FL ACKER, Eugene, 64, died May 1, 2013. ANTHONY, John A., died May 2, 2013. BASS, Carl Thomas, 58, died May 2, 2013. BIVINS Kathy, died May 2, 2013. BOWSER, John Henry, 76, died April 30, 2013. BRACKETT, Ida, died May 2, 2013. BRANNEN, Ernie, died May 3, 2013. BRILEY, Baby Girl Willow Faith, died April 30, 2013. BROWN, Gary William, died May 3, 2013. BROWN, Lloyd L, Sr., died May 2, 2013. BROWN, X-Zavien Lamont, died April 30, 2013. BYERS, Mildred Shutt, 86, died April 30, 2013. CALHOUN, Sheila Joyce, 71, died May 5, 2013. CARTER Rosalie Williams, 88, died April 27, 2013. CRIBBS John Hall, Jr., 50, died April 27, 2013. DESMARTIN, Billie L., 90, died May 5, 2013. DOLLAR, Johnnie James, 81, died May 5, 2013. ERICKSON, Margaret, 73, died April 23, 2013. FLOOD, Joann G., 70, died April 29, 2013. GIBSON, Lillie Ann, died May 2, 2013. GIVENS, Marilyn G., 79, died April 30, 2013. GRAHAM, James Edward, Jr., died May 5, 2013. HEBERT, Gerard, died May 3, 2013. HUNT, Clinton Doyle, 33, died April 30, 2013. KENNEDY, Lissa A., 44, died May 1, 2013. LAWRENCE Donna, 59, died May 1, 2013. LILLIENTHAL, Hazel P., died May 3, 2013. LINDSEY James Wayne, 74, died May 2, 2013. LUPO, James Vincent, Jr., 86, died April 28, 2013. MORGAN, Billy G., Sr., died April 30, 2013. MORRIS, Johnnie, Jr., died May 5, 2013. MURPHY, Joseph L., 67, died May 6, 2013. NELSON, Lola Champion, 87, died May 6, 2013. PERRY, Ella F., 88, died May 1, 2013. PRATHER, Jerry Randolph, 85, died April 30, 2013. QUINTON, Edna Mae, 98, died May 4, 2013. REID, Lillie, died May 3, 2013. RICHARDSON, Jack ODann, 90, died May 4, 2013. ROBERTSON, Ginger Fortner, 61, died May 2, 2013. SAMUELS, Dave, 56, died April 30, 2013. SELLERS, Mary Beth, 55, died May 2, 2013. SEXTON, Robert James, Jr., died April 26, 2013. SILBA, James A., died April 30, 2013. SLUE, Master Daniel, 14, died May 2, 2013. SMITH, SPC James Curtis, died April 26, 2013. SORRYE, Dorothy, died May 1, 2013. SOWELL, George T., Sr., 91, died May 2, 2013. ST. GERMAIN, Frances, died May 1, 2013. SUMPTER, Raymond, died May 3, 2013. THOMAS, Kermit Harry, 92, died May 5, 2013. TIMMONS, Charles Hudson, 67, died April 28, 2013. TOWNSEND, Murrie Lee, died April 28, 2013. WHITE, Ozzie, 73, died May 1, 2013. WILLIAMS, Larry L., Sr., 67, died May 1, 2013. WILSON, Benjamin, 65, died April 30, 2013. WONDERGEM, Brian Jay, 54, died April 25, 2013. WRIGHT, Kenneth D., 79, died April 30, 2013.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS GATEWOOD, Sandra Lane, 63, died May 6, 2013. LINES, Alva Burley, 97, died May 4, 2013. MOODY, Norma Jean Oliver, 54, died May 5, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With Us Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR MAY 11, 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. Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise, Senior 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

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Lil Meechie was playing in the living room with his brand new electric train set that he'd gotten for his birthday while his mother was in the kitchen doing the dishes. His mother heard the train stop and heard him say, "All of you peckerwoods that wanna disembark, get off the damn train. Any of you darkies wanting to board, get on the damn train cause we're fixin' to take off." His mama immediately dropped what she was doing, ran into the living room, yanked Lil Meechie up smacked him across the head and said, "We don't use that kind of language in this house. Now go up to your room and don't come out for at least two hours." Lil Meechie went to his room and came back two hours on the dot, and started playing with his train set again. His mother heard the train stop and Lil Meechie said, "I would like to thank those of you traveling with us today. Don't forget your personal items as you leave the train. Those of you boarding the train, please store any of your carry-on luggage in the overhead bins or store them under your seat. We will be leaving shortly." His mama was just as proud as she could be. Then Lil Meechie says, "And for those of you that are mad about the two hour delay, blame the light-skinned fat lady in the kitchen! MAY 11, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 3 KVU"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG 904.407.6500 866.253.6681 toll free communityhospice.com Community Focused Community Supported Serving Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties since 1979 She brought you up and looked after you. Now its your turn to look after her. Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is here to help you. Our compassionate hospice professionals and volunteers are here to help you and your loved one enjoy each day in peace and comfort. Ask for Community Hospice today.Were here to help Tgx0"Octkqp"Ykug New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., 1824 Prospect Street, will formally install the Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise as their new pastor during an installation celebration and service on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in the main Sanctuary of the church. Rev. Wise is a native of Jacksonville. He completed his undergraduate studies at FSCJ & Florida Progressive Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned his Master of Ministry degree and The Doctor of Ministtry degree in 2009 from The Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He serves as Dean of Religopis Education of the Congress of Christian Education (FPBA). Dr. Wise accepted the call as Pastor of New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in January 2013. He is married to Lady Nikasha M. Wise.

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PAGE 4 THE STAR MAY 11, 2013 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley / Photos by Volume Burks E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome.Ora, Ok Sun, Barbara, Aimee, Aunt Ruth, Lisa, Angela, Janice, Elizabeth, Renee L, Theresa, Ingrid, Velma, Patricia, Ibiyemi, Amina, Mimi, Niniola, Iyojo, Jaye, Altamese, Ruth S, Frances, Vaseal, Donna, Marsha, Shirley, Renee, Sharon, Brenda H, Velda, Yvonne, Marsha, Linda W, Lois I, Clara, Mickey, Mikki, Monique, Stephanie, Heather, Tanya, Tezzalyn, Pat S, Carole, Carol, Charlotte, Lydia W, Lydia S, Brenda O, Monica, Linda S, Kelly, Neico, Omiladejoko, Iyawo Osun, Crystal, Ruth R, Dale, Cheryl, Brenda F, Aduibaje, Bernice, Martha, Aida, Winifred, Pat R, Deborah, Norma, Bettye, Sandra, Thelma, Lachish, Glenda, Penny, Carmen, Melissa, Lyris, Deborah, Robin, Peri, Breverly, Pam, Chevarra, Joyce, Rolande, Dianne, Evelyn, Felicia, Mannetti, all who I inadvertently omitted, and all nurturing spirits. You are loved!SPOTLIGHT ON CHARITY DAWSON: A DREAM GIRLS DREAM COMES TRUE!TALK OF THE TOWN! affords me the opportunity to meet and talk to some interesting people and Charity Dawson is no exception. This impressive young woman with a voice that sends goose bumps up and down my spine will be in Jacksonville when Big League Productions, Inc., in conjunction with the Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville, brings the touring company of Dreamgirls to town. The Tony and Academy Award winning musical will electrify audiences in the Times Union Centers Moran Theater on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. for O ne Night Only (if youve seen the movie, youll recognize the song title). About her performance, The Ventura County Star in Thousand Oaks, California, vcstar.com said, Charity Dawson Shines as Effie in Dreamgirls. I spoke with Charity by phone last week to get to know more about the woman who aspired to play a bigger-than-life role which w ill forever be recognized in the annals of Broadway and the big screen. By her own admission, Dreamgirls is her favorite show having seen it 14-15 times at different theatres around the country! Wh en she auditioned, she didnt care what role she got, she just wanted in. Yet, she knew that her voice type could hardly be overlooked for the part of Effie. This is something thats been in my heart for a long time. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to play such an iconic role. Charity did not just happen into her talent. She has been singing publicly since she was nine. As a matter of fact she grew up in a family of vocalists, including her mother, sisters and brother, Faith, Hope, and Trinity, grandmother, and musician father. By the time she graduated from high school, she knew that she wanted a career in performing arts. She auditioned for and was ac cepted to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), a musical theater conservatory in New York City, which is also the alma mater of Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family on ABC and Nathalie Zeal, on Fox Networks The Following. After graduation from AMDA, she worked for a couple of years and decided to take a break. She spent three years in Phoenix, Ari zona teaching for Catholic Charities Community Services. Couldnt keep her away from her God-given, though. In Phoenix, she gigged in a soul food restaurant with a band. She was discovered there one night, and was presented with the opportunity to tour with Black Theater Troupes Smokey Joes Caf (B.J). Like a snowball, the Smokey Joe gig led to other doors opening which sent her back to New York in 2009. Then came The Color Purple (Church Lady Darlene). Then came Dreamgirls. Unlike the dried grapes associated with dreams deferred, Charitys blossoms unfolded until she found herself on stage in her dream show and dream role as Effie Melody White. Other credits include Unbeatable (Ally), Aida (Aida), If This Hat Could Talk with George Faison (Billie Holiday), West Side Story (Rosila), Raisin (Ruth), and Beehive (Aretha), The Wiz, Cinderella, Tilt, and Once Upon A Mattress as well as numerous cast recordings. You can see Ms. Dawson in the iconic role of Effie Melody White, a role made famous by Jennifer Holliday, who originated it on Broadway, and Jennifer Hudson, who won an Academy Award for the part in the celebrated movie, in FSCJs Artist Series, Broadway in Jacksonville on May 21, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts Moran Theater. This Dreamgirls production has been created by first-class Broadway veterans, including well-known Broadway Director and Choreographer Bobby Longbottom (with additional choreography from So You Think You Can Dances Shane Sparks ), and Scenery, Costumes, and Lighting designed by the highly-decorated and multiple Tony Award winning team of Robin Wagner, William Ivey Long, and Ken Billingto n. The video design, which figures prominently in the story telling, was created by Howard Werner, who is also the video designer on SPIDERMAN on Broadway. Also starring in the show are: Curtis Taylor, Jr. ........................................................... Aubrey Poo Deena Jones................................................................... Jasmin Richardson Lorrell Robinson............................................................ Mary Searcy C.C. White...................................................................... Terrance Johnson James Thunder Early................................................... Michael Jahlil For more information on the full tour, visit www.DreamgirlsOnTheRoad.com With Mothers Day less than a week away, tickets to the show would be PERFECT! Tickets for Dreamgirls in Jacksonville start at $42.00 and are available at the Artist Series Box Office 10 a.m.5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at (904) 442-BWAY (2929), and online 24/7 at www.artistseriesjax.org Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or groupsales@fscj.edu Mama (Thomasina Calhoun) and me Charity DawsonPhoto courtesy of www.colorpurple.com/color_purple_cast_national.php

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Three Women Shot,Two Dead Two men were arrested after a home invasion, which resulted in the deaths of two women. At approximately 11:12 a.m., a witness ran to the police office and reported that three women had been shot at a residence. Police immediately responded to the reported incident scene and discovered victim, 56-year-old Fern Giddings and 53-year-old Nel Mason, inside the residence and injured from apparent gunshot wounds. A third victim was found lying on the ground outside the residence, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds as well. That individual was identified as 35-year-old Christina Soto, and was taken to the hospital where she remains in critical condition. Nel Mason was also transported to the hospital where he died from her injuries. Fern Giddings was pronounced deceased at the scene and eye witnesses were later identified during the continued investigation. Two individuals by the names of Gary Honish, 47, and Jason Burnett, 37, were identified as the two parties involved in the incident. Due to the rapid response of the Crimes units, both suspects were quickly located and taken into custody for questioning. A firearm was located, which is believed to be the weapon used during this incident. After conducting several interviews and conferring with the State Attorneys Office, Jason Burnett was charged with two counts of felony murder in the 1st degree with a firearm. Gary Honish was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact to home invasion robbery. Gary Honish knew the victims and had done previous narcotic transactions with them. According to reports, Honish told Burnett that the victims would be a good target for a home invasion as they would have narcotics and cash on hand. The two suspects then drove to the residence. After Honish dropped Burnett off, Burnett returned to the vehicle and said that he had robbed the victims. All three women lived in the same home. Nel Mason is the mother of Christina Soto, and Fern Giddings was a friend of both. Deputy Arrested for Robbery A deputy was arrested for committing a robbery after offering a ride to a victim who had called for help. During the course of the investigation, investigators were able to confirm the complaint. During the interview, the victim advised he was at a restaurant where deputies responded to in reference to a disturbance. The victim accepted a ride back to his residence by Deputy Michael J. Ronga. Ronga did not drive towards the victim's residence, but instead drove to a different location. Once there, the victim was battered and robbed by Ronga and the victim was soon able to get away. The victim fled towards a wooded area as Ronga got back into his vehicle and drove away. At the scene, investigators discovered physical evidence verifying the victims story resulting in the charges. Sheriff Mike Scott stated, Words simply cant express my disgust and disbelief. Mike Ronga has been arrested and jailed like a criminal should be and his betrayal of our office and the public trust is unforgivable. Immediately upon learning of this, I ordered a full investigation as we would with anyone suspected of committing such a serious crime, and we will pursue prosecution and justice to the fullest. As a result of his arrest, Ronga has been placed on administrative leave without pay. Ronga is said to have worked as a deputy since 2008. PAGE 6 THE STAR MAY 11, 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: Parese Burden Age: 16 Weight: 150 lbs Last seen: 4/18/13 Name: Breanna Curry Age: 15 Weight: 125 lbs Last seen: 4/10/13 Name: Diamonds Harden Age: 17 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 4/02/13 Name: Mariah Coleman Age: 13 Weight: 165 lbs Last seen: 4/14/13MOSTWANTED Name: Antonio Bell Offense: Organized Fraud Name: Daniel Lee Armstrong Offense: Aggravated Battery/Intended Harm, Shoot/Throw Missile Name: Alphonso Brooks Offense: Domestic Battery Strangle, Intimidate/Force Witness Bullying Suggestions for youth, parents, schools and the community. Often, bullying is said to be part of growing up. This is wrong, and each of us needs to take a role in eradicating bullying. Bullying is commonly found in the classroom, on the playground, in the home and in neighborhoods It is the habitual harassing, intimidating, tormenting, browbeating, humiliating, terrorizing, oppressing and/or threatening words spoken to another person. It can be physically, sexually, verbally or emotionally harmful. It is one of the most serious concerns in schools today. It often leads to serious violent crimes. Bullying has no social, financial or cultural boundaries Children often become bullies by observing adult behavior. Youth, teachers, police and communities must work together to keep children safe. Every child has the right to be safe. Childrens bullying frequently occurs in and around school property. Bullying most often occurs in the middle school years. Approximately 160,000 students dont attend school everyday because they are in fear of being bullied. Children who bully and children who are victimized by bullying often suffer emotional and behavioral problems. What children and youth can do Respect everyone; talk to and treat others as you would like to be treated. Tell a parent or teacher if you have been bullied, or if you witness another being bullied. Talk to your parents, relatives and friends about bullying issues. Support other students. Agree with your friends, parents, and teachers that bullying is not tolerated in your school or community. What parents can do It is important for parents to be involved in all of their childrens activities, to prevent bullying and its consequences. Monitor your childrens activities, actions and words. Model good behavior. Listen to your children. Let children know that bullying other people is not acceptable. Get to know your childrens friends. Look for resources to assist you in responding to bullying situations. Be involved with your childrens school and extra curricular activities. Work together in the community to create and maintain an environment free from bullying and intolerance. Teach your children about RESPECT and TOLERANCE for all. Safety Man Arrested After 3-Year-Old Nephew Shoots and Kills Himself At approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded to the an apartment complex in reference to a shooting. Police discovered that a 3-year-old male child had suffered a gunshot wound. At the time of the shooting, the child was inside the apartment with his mother, father, and 29year-old Jeffrey D. Walker, the uncle. The shooting occurred in one of the bedrooms. The child was transported to the hospital where he expired. Detectives have determined that Walker, uncle of 3-year-old Jadarrius Speights, shared a bedroom with the child and had left the unsecured 9mm handgun in a backpack. Walker had left the room and it is believed that 3-year-old Jadarrius was able to retrieve the gun from the backpack and accidently shot himself. Police say Walker had purchased the gun at a gun shop and also has a concealed weapons permit. The childs parents were in their bedroom at the time of the shooting. Walker was arrested and charged with culpable negligence. Jeffrey Walker Woman Arrested for Opening Cable Account with Infants Name A woman was arrested after using the name of an infant to open a cable account. Police received a complaint that Jamie Sue Bledsoe, 30, had possibly used the name of an infant to open an account with the cable company. The case was turned over to detectives. A subpoena was issued and investigation revealed that a cable account had in fact been opened at the specific address were Jamie Sue Bledsoe lived. Detectives reviewed copies of the installation work order to find that when the equipment was installed at the residence a month before, someone at the residence actually signed the infants name on the work order on the customer signature line. Beneath the signature line appeared a number, it was Bledsoes drivers license number, indicating that she showed her Florida drivers license as verification of identification to the technician, when she signed the infants name. That was evidence that she opened the cable account in the infants name. About a couple months later, Deputies Jenkins and Savelli located Jamie Sue Bledsoe at her residence. She was taken into custody so the Economic Crimes Unit would be able to interview her. Post Miranda, Bledsoe admitted to using the infants name to open the account because she already had an outstanding bill with the cable company and was unable to open an account in her own name. Bledsoe was charged with one count of identity theft of a juvenile. Her bond was set at $2,000. Jamie Bledsoe Jason Burnett Gary Honish Michael Ronga

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LOCAL MAY 11, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 7 Florida Fernandina Beach 50th Shrimp Festival Photos by F.M. Powell III The 50th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival took place on May 3, 4, and 5, 2013. Held in the heart of historic downtown Fernandina Beach on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida since 1964, the family friendly, free admission Shrimp Festival offered delicious shrimp prepared every way imaginable by 25 food booths all staffed and run exclusively by local Nassau County non-profit groups as fund-raisers. There were over 300 Fine Artisan and Crafters, 50 Antique Dealers, 25 Kid Fun Zone Activities, Live Music on 2 Stages, and lots of Pirates. Shirley Mikel-Meeks and Isabelle Pierre Cynthia Baker Ernest Gibson, Gibson Jr., D Ariel Maddos, Gwen Gibson, Jar rod Gibson, Rod darius Gibson, Roney Gibson.Jr, Desiray Gibson, Monique Backey, Zach Backey, RekRoney and Ajah Dumas Right : Frank with the Fernandina Beach 50th Shrimp Festival Pirates DO INCUBATORS WORK? THATS A BIG YES!! SIX BSEC GRADS MAKE JAX BIZ JOURNALS 2013 TOP 40 MINORITY BUSINESS LIST!Ranking businesses in Jacksonville by annual revenue for their Book of Lists, the Jacksonville Business Journal recognized Jacksonvilles 2013 Top 40 MinorityOwned Businesses at a Diversity Awards Luncheon on May 2. Among the Top 40 Minority-Owned Businesses for 2013 were six dynamic companies formerly headquartered at Beaver Street Enterprise Center (BSEC), Jacksonvilles only core-city business incubator. Recognized for their stellar success were the following Beaver Street Enterprise Center graduates: A. Harold & Associates (Andy Harold), B3 Solutions (William Almas, CEO) Employment Resources & Solutions (Rose Conry and Kelley Moore), Stafftime (Rose Conry and Kelley Moore), Annie Wilson Homecare Services (Annie Wilson) and Xeye Construction (Joe Hutchinson). While congratulating Annie Wilson following the Diversity Luncheon, BSECs Executive Director Jackie Perry pointed out that this year marks the tenth anniversary of the business incubator, which was originally conceived and founded by FreshMinistries, one of the 2013 Diversity Award Winners. Since FreshMinistries built our business incubator in 2003, weve created more than 2,050 jobs and had a $250 Million-plus impact on the economy of Jacksonville, Perry said. I would estimate that, together, these six companies who are on the Top 40 List this year have created over 500 jobs. Thanks to their hard work and our incubator support, these businesses are now free-standing, sustainable companies and consistent list-makers! These days when jobs are at a premium, research has revealed that business incubators are one of the least expensive and most effective job creation mechanisms. In recent studies conducted by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) and the U.S. Department of Commerces Economic Development Administration, publicly supported incubators created jobs at a cost of about $1,100 each, while other publicly supported job creation mechanisms cost more than $10,000 per job created. Annie Wilson Homecare, Inc. began headquartering at BSEC in 2004 and was recognized in 2011 by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of Jacksonvilles Top Ten Homecare Services. At that time, the company had revenues of $481,000 and a staff of twenty. Both our revenues and our staff have grown since then, said Wilson, and Im grateful that Beaver Street Enterprise Center has nurtured this company all along the way. With two companies listed in the Top 40, business partners Rose Conry and Kelley Moore credit Beaver Street Enterprise Center for providing guidance and support during their phenomenal growth. We love Beaver Street, said Conry. Their mentorship helped keep us going, especially through the tough times in 2009. As we approach our tenth anniversary, were proud of the impact our small businesses are making on the economic health of Jacksonville, said Perry. Just as this business incubator continues to thrive and grow in size, resources and community outreach, so will the businesses we fuel.

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PAGE THESTAR MAY 11, 2013 JUSTICEFORKJ RALLYDRAWSHUNDREDSINCLUDINGREV. ALSHARPTON, NATIONALACTIONNETWORKANDNAACPBy Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Hundreds joined Rev. Al Sharpton in a rally to seek justice for KJ on Saturday, May 4. Kendrick Johnson (pictured right), the 17 year-old from Valdosta was found upside down in a rolled up mat inside the gym of Lowndes High School a day after he went missing. Graphic photos of the teen post mortem have led many to believe he was the victim of foul play. His face has been compared to that of lynched teen Emmitt Till in 1955. Rev. Sharptons National Action Network was joined by the Valdosta State University and Morehouse College NAACP Chapters and the community, demanding answers into Johnsons questionable death. Sheriff Chris Prine said on May 2 that the investigation was very extensive and included the completion of multiple forensic tests, including DNA samples collected from the scene. He added that over 100 people were interviewed including students and teachers. Still, many suspect foul play and hope for a quick apprehension of those behind what they consider a horrific crime. On Saturday, a reward was offered as an incentive for the arrest and conviction of whoever is behind this. Rev. Sharpton started raising the funds by reaching into his own pocket for $500, before encouraging others to join in. We going to rally together,said Rev. Sharpton. We are going to get answers together. We want Valdosta to know, no justice no peace." Mr. & Mrs. Johnson, Rev. Al Sharpton and Rev. Floyd Rose, Pastor of Serenity Christian Church, Valdosta, GA. (PHOTOAngela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star) (LEFT:Alexis Bell, President, Valdosta State University NAACP Chapter. CENTER: Rev. Al Sharpton & Rev. Floyd Rose. RIGHT: Marcus Coleman, President Atlanta Chapter, National Action Network. BOTTOM:Crowd gathered in church. (PHOTOSAngela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star)

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Jacksonvilles Impressive NFL Draft Class is Cause for OptimismMAY 11, 2013 THESTAR PAGEBy Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star Texas A&M All-America offensive tackle Luke Joeckel was picked No. 2 overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars in what is being graded as a very impressive draft class by Sports Illustrated and other sports media. Joeckel is joined in new head coach Gus Bradleys first draft class by South Carolina speedy receiver and punt returner Ace Sanders, Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, Florida International safety Johnathan Cyprien, Connecticut cornerback Dwayne Gratz, Florida safety Josh Evans, New Mexico State cornerback Jeremy Harris and Appalachian State cornerback Demetrius McCray. Were really excited. We got eight really good players that we feel like can come in and help us, contribute and compete for spots. There were five defensive players and three offensive players. The number one thing that we needed to do here was fill some needs with good quality players and guys that had some type of urgency, said first year Jacksonville GM David Caldwell. Former University of Florida safety Josh Evans was selected by the Jaguars with the first pick of the sixth round bringing UF's total draft class to eight players, the most Gators drafted in one year since 2010, one shy of the school record for a seven round draft. "It has been a great weekend for Florida football," said Florida head coach Will Muschamp. "I'm proud of all our players who had life-long dreams realized by getting drafted. They certainly have worked very hard and dedicated themselves to get to this point in their careers." Cyprien had a brilliant fouryear career at FIU, establishing several new defensive records that will stand for some time. He concluded his college career as FIUs school record holder for 365 total tackles, which also ranked in the top four all-time in Sun Belt Conference history, 213 solo tackles and six forced fumbles. Gratz is looking to start for Jacksonville this season after a stellar career with the Huskies. "[Jacksonville] came to [UConn] to work me out and I knew that they really believed in my abilities to grow as a player and a person. I'm looking forward to going out there and playing again, Gratz said. "Right now, [Jacksonville] needs help at the cornerback position, so if they're looking for someone to come in and compete as a starter, I consider myself becoming a starter soon. Sanders, from Bradenton, Fla., was a game changer for South Carolina at wide receiver and punt returner. In 2012 he set the school record for punt return yards in a season with 429 on his way to being named the Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Year. All these guys are fast, aggressive, physical. The one thing that was evident to us watching a lot of film was the lack of speed, and thats the one thing that we really want to upgrade and we feel like weve done that, Caldwell said. Sanders started all 13 games last season at wide receiver, leading the team in receptions (45) and receiving touchdowns (9) and ranking second on the squad in receiving yards (531). He played in all 40 games over the past three seasons and made 21 starts, logging 99 career receptions for 1,230 yards with 13 touchdowns. Robinson is from Deerfield Beach, Fla. and joins former Wolverines quarterback Chad Henne on Jaguars roster. He will probably be slotted as a receiver and may see time as a rung back in offensive coordinators Jedd Fisch plans. "I'm so blessed," Robinson said. "You dream of getting that call on draft day, and to get to stay in my home state of Florida, it's an unbelievable feeling. I want to thank the Jaguars organization for giving me this opportunity, and I can't wait to get started." Harris recorded five games with at least six tackles, ranking him sixth on the team in total tackles. Harris was a first team All-WAC selection in 2012. He rejoins former New Mexico State coaches Mike Rutenberg and DeWayne Walker, both now on the Jaguars staff This just proves that hard work pays off in the end. To be going to Jacksonville and play for my former coach in college is the perfect situation for me. I couldnt ask for anything more, Harris said. McCray was tied for the Southern Conference lead with four interceptions in 2012, becoming the first Mountaineer cornerback to ever lead the league in interceptions twice. He also led Appalachian with eight passes defended, ranked sixth on the squad with 55 tackles from his cornerback position and forced a fumble. McCray finished his collegiate career with 10 interceptions, 26 passes defended, two forced fumbles and 123 total tackles. Our hopes are that our core guys that are here right now they elevate their play and these guys coming in elevate their play along with them, commented Bradley. These guys all have juice, and thats a big trait for me as a head coach. A spirit, a love for the game, excited about opportunity to play the game, excited to learn about the game, excited to watch film.GOLF LEGENDS TEEOFF Ace SandersAce Sanders from the University of South Carolina career totals included 99 receptions for 1,230 yards and 13 touchdowns while averaging 11.2-yards on 53 punt returns for three scores. (Photo Credit South Carolina Athletics ) Connecticut cornerback Dwayne Gratz, 5-11, 201, was a four-year letterman for the Huskies. Photo Credit Steve Slade/UConn Athletics.) Former Florida safety Josh Evans played in 47 games with 24 starts at free safety for the Gators. His career totals included 154 tackles (101 solo) with 3.5 sacks, seven tackles for loss and five interceptionsLuke Joeckel, 6-6, 306, was the first player from Texas A&M drafted by the Jaguars and the highest drafted offensive lineman in school history. (Photo credit Texas A&M Athletics) World Golf Hall of Fame member Calvin Peete was the first successful black player not to come up through the caddie ranks. His greatest moment came in 1985 when he captured the prestigious PLAYERS Championship. On Tuesday at the Champions Tour Winners Circle across from the practice area next to the Clubhouse on Tuesday (Photos by Frank M Powell lll) Vijay Singh on 18 T Thursday Tiger Woods on the 3 T Tuesday

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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 Announcements & Classifieds 7th STANTON ALUMNI GALA PLANNING MEETING The current class leaders of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools will meet Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist Street (First Street entrance) to discuss plans for the 7th Stanton Alumni Gala, June 22, 2013. Our last meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Bethel on June 10th. Representatives from all classes are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Chairman, Kenneth Reddick at 764-8795 or kwreddick@comcast.net Teens N Transition are now accepting youths from ages 13-19 for our FREE music, vocal and praise dancing lessons in preparation for our upcoming concert Aug. 3, 2013. You may visit our website at www.teensntransition.com and/or call us at (904) 333-5040 to schedule an interview. Mayor Alvin Brown will host his Interfaith Breakfast on May 20 at 8:00 a.m., to be held at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St. 32204. The breakfast, featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potters House of Dallas, will focus on the theme Faith, Family and Friends THE NEW STANTON CLASS OF 1969 MONTHLY MINIREUNIONS! THIS MONTH WE WILL BOWL AND COMPETE WITH MATTHEW W. GILBERT CLASS OF 1969ITS OKAY YOU DONT BOWL COME ANYWAY & JOIN THE FUN CLASSMATES YOU HAVE NOT SEENFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL JACKIE GLOVER LINDSEY (904) 751-4723. 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION DUVAL MEDICAL CENTER (DMG), UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, SHANDS HOSPITAL. RETIREE LUNCHEON ALL PAST & PRESENT EMPLOYEES ARE INVITED. SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2013 2:00PM, AT BONOS BANQUET ROOM, 5903 NORWOOD AVENUE. TO RSVP, CALL (904) 356-4888. THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION! SEE YOU THERE! JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL This local tradition attracts thousands to the heart of Downtown for featured activities and a variety of jazz performances on three stages, May 23-26. Also, the party continues each night with Jazz Fest After Dark! Summer Reading Skills Programs on Campus University of North Florida, Division of Continuing Education, will offer eight different reading skills programs for 4 year olds through adults. Tuition and materials fees vary by program level. Early summer session begins the week of June 12, 2013, and a late summer session begins the week of July 16, 2013. Programs offered on the University of North Florida campus. Reading programs for younger students build comprehension and students learn the phonics and fluency skills they need to become strong readers. Programs for older students and adults are geared toward improving comprehension and study skills, vocabulary, and speed reading. The skills taught in the classes reinforce the importance of reading for pleasure and developing a lifelong love of books. For more information about the reading programs or to register, call (888) 201-2448, 7am to 10pm Monday-Friday, or 8am to 7pm Saturday-Sunday. AUCTIONSTop Young Farmers Compete fo r Statewide AwardGainesville The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is seeking applications for its Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award Program. The award program is designed to recognize young farmers and ranchers who are between the ages of 18 an d 35 and have excelled in their farming/ranching operations and possess excellent leadership skills. Ideal candidates for the honor include an individual or couple deriving a majority of income from production agriculture. Contestants will be evaluated on a combination o f farming operation growth and financial progress, Farm Bureau leadership and participation in community service. Judges will be looking for excellence in management, leadership development and the scope of the enterprise and initiative displayed by the applicants. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 31. Winners will be announced at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach in October. Winners will receive a new Chevrolet Silverado truck, courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, as well as an all-expense-paid trip to the 2014 American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Tex., where they will represent Florida in the national YF&R competition. Applicants should visit http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/programs/young_farmers_ranchers/contests to download an application, Powerpoint template and additional rules and information. JACKSONVILLE SEA SCHOOL We are happy to announce that our Jacksonville Sea School has moved. Our new address is: 14180 Beach Blvd, Unit 8 Jacksonville, FL 32250 904-722-1400 Toll Free: 1-800-BEST-ONE This location is conveniently located in the same shopping plaza as West Marine. Why dont you stop by an d let us show you around. Bankruptcy Auction Online & Onsite Tuesday, May 14 @ 10am Preview: Day of Sale 9-10am 3609 N 29th Ave, Hollywood, Fl 33020 Lexus LX 470 Sport Utility, Toyota Tundra Limited Double Cab, High-end quality home furniture & dcor, artwork & paintings, salon equipment, electronics, office furniture, computers & more! Visit www.moeckerauctions.com for Details, Photos and Catalog Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS 10% -13%BP, $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin Auctions, Sealed Bid & Online w/ Bid Centers, Restaurant, Commercial Tracts, Luxury Homes and Land Lots, Lake Front Home, Town Homes, Duplex Lots & Residential Lots in NC, SC & VA, Auctions ending May 1st, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 25th & 30th, See Website for Sealed Bid & Bid Center Locations, NCAL3936, SCAL1684, VAAL580, www.ironhorseauc tion.com EMPLOYMENT HUMAN HEALTHMonthly meeting of Duval Soil & Water Conservation District TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013, 6:00 PM, JACKSONVILLE CITY HALL, DAVIS ROOM All members, please plan to attend this important meeting. The primary item of business will be completion of the Districts Plan of Action. Mr. Edward Wright will facilitate. The public is invited and welcome to participate. PUBLIC MEETING

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