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Vol. 44, No. 49
December 8, 2006
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
for AB site
by LIZA MITCHELL
The owner of Freebird Live is
making a second bid for space m
the Atlantic Theatres building in
Judy Van Zant Jenness refiled
an application for use-by-excep-
tion to relocate the nightclub
into the facility at 751 Atlantic
The Atlantic Beach
Commission will meet at 7:15
p.m. Monday at Atlantic Beach
City Hall to review her request.
lenness withdrew a prior
application in July because of
concerns about noise, parking,
security and cleanliness. She
met recently with city staff and
Alan Dickinson, who owns the
North Beach Entertainment
Center adjacent to the theater
property to address those issues.
"I basically pulled out and
said 'no way'," she said
Thursday. "Alan called and said
he would help me in any way
possible. I said 'you do the work
and I'll be there'."
In a letter to commission
members, Dickinson urged sup-
port for the project and the revi-
talization of the center which he
said "has never really taken off."
"The residences behind the
entertainment center have seen
a robust improvement since the
redevelopment of the blighted
Pic "N Save," Dickinson said in
the Dec. 1 letter.
"It is likely without the cata-
lyst of Freebird Live, the area
will slowly decline backward
toward only a marginal entrance
to the City of Atlantic Beach
with current business being
replaced by less vibrant and less
Dickinson said the addition of
. Freebird Live will help establish
See FREEBIRD, A-2
Santa and Mrs. Claus
,.,.,-:,listen to a child's wish
V list during the Sounds
' of the Season holiday
-concert in Jacksonville
.Beach recently. At left,.
the Seabreeze Sinhgers
perform at the program
held at the Seawalk
Pavilion. A variety of
groups presented pro-
grams of song or
dance. See additional
photos on page A-12.
Committee studying districts
for AB will meet Wednesday
by ALEXANDRA KUNMMERNES
The first meeting for the newly appointed
district election representation study commit-
tee in Atlantic Beach will be held Wednesday.
The meeting will take place in commission
chambers at Atlantic Beach City Hall, located
at 800 Seminole Road.
Members will discuss Florida sunshine law
and future meeting schedules. The meeting is
open to all.
The committee was established to study and
report on the possibility of going to district
representation in Atlantic Beach.
Mayor Don Wolfson initiated the idea so
that all citizens in each district would receive
Some have suggested that district represen-
tation is needed to make sure all sectors of the
community have a voice on the commission.
Others have said that the small size of the city
makes such districts unnecessary and a bur-
AB to eye
lx a week
Using automated system
by ALEXANDRA KUNIMMERNES
Once a week garbage collection in Atlantic
Beach using automated systems could be con-
sidered as the city mulls options for future serv-
The city's current contract expires in May,
2007 and city staff wants commissioners' per-
mission to begin negotiations with the lowest
priced vendor for sanitation services, according
to City Manager iun Hanson.
Of the four proposals received, the least cost-
ly one is from Waste Services of Florida (VWSI)
which offers a once a week, automated garbage
pick up for Atlantic Beach residents, Hanson
Under that option, a driver will operate a
truck with a mechanical arm that will pick up
the garbage container, issued by the utility, and
dump it into the truck.
The proposal options, which will be present-
ed to the commission early next year, also
include an automated twice-a-week collection
or keeping the existing twice per week pick up
with individuals providing their own trash
receptacles. The contract if for both commer-
cial and residential customers.
Yard waste collection and recycling collection
would remain the same with a once a week pick
up, Hanson said.
WSI has the lowest prices across the board
and has been aggressive with its pricing,
Hanson said. The new contract would either be
on a five or seven year basis.
"We're recommending the lowest priced
option," Hanson said.
The Jacksonville Beach City Council recently
opted to keep twice a week pickup, but phase in
automation. They balked at the cost of com-
"plete conversion to automation.
Bright lights at '
AB beach to be
shielded by JEA
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
Lights that shine on the beach from the Sea
Turtle hotel and at public access points will be
changed in the future to avoid interrupting
sea turtle nesting, according to a city manag-
In a recent lighting survey of beachfront
areas, conducted "by the Geomar
Environmental Consultants Inc., it was found
that the greatest number of lights, visible
from Atlantic Beach, came from the Sea Turtle
and the streetlights at the end of the beach
access points, which could impact sea turtle
hatchlings, according to the report. The
endangered creatures can be confused by the
street lights and not make it from the sand
back to the sea.
Representatives of the design team working
on the Sea Turtle remodeling project said that
they would incorporate changes to their light-
ing in the project, according to the report.
JEA was also asked to install shielding on
beachfront street lights, according to the
Graphic furnished by City of AtlanticBeach
The modified plans for the
Mayport Road medians
include paved strips in various
places throughout the medians
with circular landscaped areas
in the center, according to a
report from Atlantic Beach City
Manager Jim Hanson. The
circular landscaped areas will
have crepe myrtles with red or
pink blossoms, although it has
yet to be determined what will
be planted at the base of the
trees. The goal is to have a
plant that would provide color
throughout the year, according
to the report. The larger land-
scaped areas will have palm
trees, according to the report.
New traffic signals are also
planned for the road next year.
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BEACHESa LEADER R
Beaches police will
offer sobering lesson
Intoxication goggles will provide
view of impaired driver's outlook
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
Discover this weekend what you would see
if you drive when you are driving under the
The Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach and
Jacksonville Beach police departments are
sponsoring a program Saturday and Sunday,
from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., to educate drivers
on the dangers of driving drunk.
With the holidays approaching, the police
departments wanted to raise awareness,
according to Atlantic Beach Police Captain
The event will take place in the parking lot
of Publix, 985 Atlantic Blvd. State Farm will
donate a wrecked vehicle from a drunk driv-
ing accident so that drivers can see the
potential damage of drunk driving, accord-
ing to Classev.
People will also have the opportunity to
test out intoxication goggles, which simulate
the different levels of intoxication and what
you see at each level, according to Classey.
Anyone can stop by, and Classey urged
parents to bring teenage drivers to teach
them about the dangers they could face.
"This is |ust to give a reminder that drink-
ing and driving don't mix," Classey said.
December 8, 2006
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________________ & a.
ANTHONY J. RIVENBURG
Anthony J. Rivenburg, 49, The family will receive
died Dec. 5, 2006. A native of friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
New York, he served in the U.S. Friday at Hardage-Giddens
Navy and moved to Atlantic Funeral Home. The funeral
Beach in 1984. service will be at 2 p.m.
Rivenburg is survived by his. Saturday in the funeral home
wife, Rhiena; two sonss, chapel. Interment will follow
Michael and Mark Rivenburg; in Beaches Memorial Park.
three daughters, Mary iKevin'. Words of comfort may be
VWyche, Marilyn and Mercy shared with the family at
Rivenburg;'bne granddaughter, ,www.,NtEM.com, ..
Aliz,-.., che; th.[e b~rg, rs:, :;,- ,, . _ . . . . . ,.
arid three sisters. .
..HAROLD JACOB STAUB
Harold Jacob Staub of Ponte
Vedra Beach died at home Dec.,
3, 2006, surrounded by his fam-
ily. Staub was bornm Nov. 11,
1919 in Philadelphia, Pa., the'
son of Harold Adam Staub and
Mary Agnes McLaughlin Staub.
He served with the U.S. Army
in Europe during World War II..
After returning from the war,
Staub graduated from LaSalle
College and worked in the dairy
industry for many years in
Pennsylvania. When an oppor-
tunity arose to continue in the
industry in lackson\ille, he and
other, partners purchased
Foremost Dairies of the
Southeast, which they renamed
Farmbest Dairies. .
, After the sale of Farmbest,
Staub began a new career i n real
estate development. According
to family, he ws .instrumental
in the creation of Sawgrass.
:Country Club in. Ponte Vedra.
and subsequently served as
'General. Manager of, Suntree
Country Club in Melbourne,
Fla. In the latter position he was,
involved in the development of
the Senior PGA Tour, eventually
holding 11 tournaments at'
Staub is survived by Donna,
his wife of 37 years; her daugh-
ter, Donna Newsome
Lynam(Bruce), and their chil-
dren, Brian, Meredith and
Bethany Lynam. He also is sur-
,vived by his children with the
late Katherinie Emery Staub:
Carol Rishel(Rick), Jerry Staub,
John Staub(Becky), Mary Beth
Corbett(Peter), and their chil-
Dr. R.G. Packo, DC
Ponte Vedra Beach
dren, Christian and Peter Rishel,
Katie Croom, Chelsea Staub,
Kelly and Austin Corbett, and
great-grandson Lance Rishel.
Staub was preceded in death
by his parents, sister Mary
Sulock and brother John Staub.
He is survived by his brother
Staub was an artist and loved'
golf, music and animals, his
.The family would like to'
express thanks to the staff of
Baptist Beaches Hospital and
appreciates the compassion
shown by Dr. Arnold Fong. In
appreciation of the loving sup-,
port and care extended to "H.J."
and his family by Community,
Hospice during his final days, it
is suggested that, in lieu of flow-
ers, any memorials be sent to
Community Hospice' of
The viewing will be from 5
* p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the
Quinn-Shalz Fuineral Home,
3600 3rd St., S., Jacksonville
Beach. The funeral will be at 11
a.m. Dec. 13 at Christ Episcopal'
Church, San Juan Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Immediately fol-
lowing the services, remains will
be transported for interment at
Memory Garden, Melbourne,
Services under the direction.
of Quinn-Shalz FuneralHome.
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the area as a "hub of culture
and commerce" with new
patrons spending "more time
and money" in Atlantic
Jenness submitted over 30
signed affidavits from busi-
ness owners in the area prais-
ing Freebird Live for the cal-
iber of artists the club attracts
and expressing support of the
conditions recommended by
city staff to alleviate any pro-
As a condition of any
approval, staff recommends
tihat,.,enness notify the city'sM
lQ.paXWent .f. Puc Sfe
in no less than 14days if she
anticipates crowds in excess
of 600 people, which is close
to her current capacity at 600
1st Street North in
The Atlantic Theatres space
will provide a capacity of
approximately 1,100 people.
Jenness said she rarely meets
current capacity and does not
expect many shows that could
draw over 1,000 people.
"That was the biggest mis-
take I ever made mentioning
that," she said of her first
application to Atlantic Beach.
"They were probably thinking
there would be 1,000 people
in the club five times a week."
Jenness will be asked to sub-
mit a schedule of events to
help the city anticipate large
crowds and determine if extra
security is needed.
One security guard is cur-
rently provided for each 100
patrons. Security is beefed up'
for larger shqws.
Another 'suggested condi-
tion would restrict uses and,
other vehicles or equipment'
related to events from parking
behind the .Atlantic Beach
theater between the hours. of:
6 p.m.. and 7 a.m.
Jenness said buses, will park
in a secure area behind the
Tree Steakhouse which is in
the center owned by
If onsite parking is deemed
inadequate at Atlantic Beach,
she will be' required to pro-
vide permanent alternate
arrangements, staff said.
Financial aid for college detailed to seniors
Seniors and their parents are
invited to attend the annual
"Financial Aid Night" hosted
by Fletcher High School's guid-
ance department at 6 p.m. on
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007 in the
A guest speaker, who is an
expert on the "Free Application
for Federal Student Aid"
(FAFSA), and post-secondary
financial aid will be presenting
On Jan. 29 anq 30, seniors
will be scheduled during the
school days to meet in small
groups with trained volunteers
from the county's "Beacon"
program. The meetings will
offer students an opportunity
to receive additional financial
aid information, ask questions,
and receive more post-second-
The Jan. 23 meeting is open
to all seniors and their parents.
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TVForensic Filesshoots reenactment of Barber shooting
Patrol cais, sheriff's deputies and yellow,
crime scene tape seen Wednesday at the north
Guana beach walkover south of Ponte Vedra
were.part of a reenactment for the television
show, "Forensic Files."
Sgt. Chuck Mulligan with the St. Johns
County Sheriff's Office said .he and other
deputies helped reconstruct a scene.from the'
Sheriff's Office investigation into the 2002
shooting death of April Barber.
Justin Barber was convicted of murder June
24 in the death of his wife, whose body was
found near the north Guana walkover on the
beach in August 2002,
Film crews from several national television
shows "have all been in town covering this
story,". both during the trial in St. Augustine
and afterward, Mulligan said Thursday.
The prosecution claimed that Barber killed
his wife by shooting her in the face after first
trying to drown her in the ocean.
He was motivated, the prosecution said, by
his infidelity and debt and a $2.1 million life
insurance policy on April Barber.
Barber claimed he and his wife, 27, were
walking on the beach and were accosted by a
robber, who shot the couple before fleeting..
After the shooting, Barber drove north on
State Road A1A about 10 miles before stopping
for help in Ponte Vedra Beach.
" Mulligan said that in addition to the crew
from "Forensic Files," a show on Court TV that'
shows how specific crimes are solved, flie
Barber case has been followed by crews from
"20/20," "Dateline" and "48 Hours Mystery."
He said all those shows will likely be aired,
given the extensive investments in time, per-
sonnel and equipment.
None of the crews have given any indication
- when their shows will be aired, he said, noting
that the "Forensic Files" crew, working
Wednesday was trying to keep a low profile.
But "the minute we set up the crime scene
tape, we got . . . [numerous] phone calls,"
* Barber was sentenced to life in prison,
although the jury had recommended the
New city councilors sworn in at Jacksonville Beach
Outgoirig members of the.
Jacksonville Beach City
Council are all smiles '
Wednesday as they accept
plaques of recognition from
Mayor Fland Sharp, left, who
has two years left in office.
Those leaving are, from left,
Sharp, Linda Spence, Martha
.Ann Sibley and Dick
Below, the city council now
includes, from left, Lee Buck,
Pete Mittleman, Linda Spence,
Sharp, Steve Hartkemeyer,
Tom Taylor and Rick Knight.
Photos by LIZA MITCHELL
* by LIZA MITCHELL
The Jacksonville Beach City Council ushered
in three new members and bid farewell to the
outgoing members Wednesday at a special meet-
ing at City Hall.
Tom Taylor, Pete Mittleman and Steve
Hartkemeyer were officially sworn into office by
Citv Clerk Heidi Reagan after the results of
Tuesday's run off for the District I seat were cer-
Linda Spence, Martha Ann Sibley and Dick
Matthews received a plaque with a key to the
city commemorating their service to the city.
"We were very blessed in the last couple of
decades to have had who we've had," Mayor
Fland Sharp said. "And we are lucky to have the
people we have up here tonight."
Taylor will take over the District 3 Seat 6
vacated by Spence who stepped down because of
term limits. She also served as the Mayor Pro-
"I would have not wanted to do this for the
last two years without her," Sharp said. "Some
personalities just complement each other when
you are doing' business."
Sharp said he relied on Spence to "keep him in
. line." Penny Christian, now the sole woman on
the council, was unanimously elected as the
I new Mayor Pro Tempore by the incoming coun-
cil. ' '
"Talk about a rose among the thorns,"
quipped Councilman Rick Knight.
Peter "Pete" Mittleman, a retired major with
the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, was automati-
cally seated in the District 2 race for Seat 5
because he was the sole contender in the non-
This year marks the second time a candidate
has been the lone contender for seat 5. Dick
Matthews stepped into office when no one ran
against him in the 2002 election. Matthews
opted riot to run for a second term.
"We are very proud to have had you," Sharp
said to Matthews. "And very lucky to have had
Hartkemeyer ,was the winner in the runoff
election for District 1 Seat 4 with 296 votes
Against contender Scott Chesnut who took in
The seat was leld byafrth'Anrain l e WhO.
also chose not to seek reelection. Siley also
served oh the City Council in the 1980s.
"The whole city has changed 180 degrees in
the last 20 years," Sharp said. "You should be
proud of that and your service on the City
Hartkemeyer, who served as chairman of the
city's Board of Adjustment, said he decided to
run for elected office because "I like where I live
and I love this city."
"It's been a long four months," Hartkemeyer
said Tuesday night at The Rite Spot after the offi-
cial count was in. "It's been a tremendous
amount of fun. I've met some absolutely won-
derful people that I would never had had the
opportunity to meet had I not done this."
At the American Legion Post 129,
Hartkemeyer earned 81 votes to Chesnut's 54
votes. Hartkemeyer also won at the Pablo
Hamlet precinct with 155 votes. Chesnut earned
At City Hall, Chesnut earned the most votes
with 97 to Hartkemeyer's 38.
"I knew from the bottom of my heart that this
was going to take a lot of work and was going to
be very close," Hartkemeyer said. "But it's all
about gathering your friends and family around
you and having a little fun."
Chesnut said he was disappointed in the final
results and felt the voters east of 3rd Street were
not getting proper representation.
"f felt like I ran a strong campaign. I, don't
kpow what else I could have done," he said after
Wednesday's swearing in. "I did so well down
here but the further back we got, the numbers
Chesnut said he has serious concerns about
the way the council districts are divided.
He said he plans to join forces with Skip
Smith, who was knocked out of the District 1
race with 15 percent of the votes in the primary
election last month, to propose changes to the
"The districting needs change. I don't feel
comfortable that there is no-representation east
of 3rd Street," he said.
"There are serious issues with growth manage-
ment and development [in that area]. They are
not concerned about that back there [in the
neighborhoods west of 3rd Street]."
Chesnut said he plans' to maintain a visible
presence in the community and will run again
in ,tw o .y e a rs. '* '.. 'I'., , ." , ,* 'I, t
-Mittleman said said he's excited to finalj ,get.
to work and begin planning for theoify's fixture.
For Taylor, "I'm glad it's over."
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Letters to the editor:
Those not in bloc on
SJ commission should
quit pouting, whining
To the editor:
For six of the past 10 years
there have been voting blocs
on the Board of County
Commission ers ..
Commissioners who were not
a part pf the blocs were
Mr. [Jim) Bryant has had an
active role bordering on lead-
ership in all six. years. In the
first bloc, in 1996, Bryant and
his friends fired the county
administrator, Nick Meiszer,
reduced the requirements for
the job and hired Ben Adams.
Mr. Adams didn't question
,any decision or give unsolicit-
ed or unwanted advice.
The second bloc was pres-
ent during the past four years
of runaway growth. During
the first two years Meiszer,
then a county commissioner,
objected , to the growth but
In the last two years Ms
[Cyndil Stevenson took Mr.
Meiszer's seat and joined the
bloc. Mr. [Ben] Rich was then
odd man out. He opposed the
growth and was ignored like
Now here we are with a new
bloc, which the citizens elect-
ed to stop the runaway
growth and get a handle on
spending.,Rich is now chair-
man and, along with Mr.
[Tom] Manuel and Mr.' [Ron]
Sanchez, 'are making the
changes required to get the
county' back under better
management and control.
At the last commission
meeting Bryant and
Stevenson made it clear that
they found these efforts very,
My dears, all one can say is,
,get over:lt. You don't control
anymore, so stop whining.
Stop walking out early in a
pout and ' a .snit. Isn't that
like quitting? Were you elect-
ed to do that? The'very least
you can do, to earn your
salary, is stay and; take it, like
Meiszer and Rich had to do.
- Remember the words of a
former President.: "If you
can't stand the heat get out Of
Mary F. Kohnke
Former St. Johns County
Ponte Vedra Beach
Division growing in JB district
To the editor:
First off, I want to thank
everyone, that came out to
support my campaign. This
was clearly a hard fought bat-
tie. Even though I came up
short I am very proud of what
I was able to accomplish. I,
want to congratulate Steve
Hartkemeyer for his victory.
1 H fver, e a.d.Org yV~t,q victPty,,,
Sis nota. mandate for, him and.
"his pro development views. I
will continue to work with
Steve to make this beach and
this district this best beach on
the eastern seaboard. I also am
going to ask that Steve repre-
sent ALL of this district.
It is evident that there is a
growing division in this dis-
trict between those east of 9th
street and those that live back
along the intercostal. It's obvi-
ous that our neighbors to the
west of us do not have to deal
with the growth issues that
affect us east of AIA. This
showed in the voting num-
bers. I would hope that Steve
would be as concerned about
this as I am. I plan on address-
ing this with him as soon as
I also want to publicly
thank my campaign team for
all of their hard work and ded- ,:
ication throughout this,
process. I couldn't have gotten
this far without the help of,
Ron Whittington, Wendell
Finner, Bonnie Barnes and
,.H. ,nk , t.Wa opL,... ,ap,Js , Pan,t, tp
thank Skip Smith. for..taking
part in this election: "It'was'
evident by me that Skip has
alot to offer this community. I,
look forward to finding ways'
to utilize Skip's passion in
order to make this district the
best, in Jacksonville Beach.
In conclusion, I want to
extend the proverbial olive
branch to the city council.E
While they didn't support me
or my campaign I am going to
publicly ask that they stop
endorsing future candidates.
It doesn't serve our communi-
ty any good to be "hand pick-
ing" one candidate over the.
Don't defend military budget
To the editor:
Neptiune Beach Mayor Dick
Brown denied that he was a 1
militarist (Leader, Nov. 28,
Why then does he support a
U.S.military budget that is
equal to the military budgets
of all other nations? '
THE BEACHES LEADER
PONTE VEDRA LEADER'
Ann Von Thron
Dtlagy Ad Saes
Angela G. Smith
SEditor, Ponte Vedr Leader
i Jimmy Howie
Santa can't deliver immediately
hristmas is a tricky busi-
ness. Toys made year
round in an area so cold
it supports no life but an elder-
ly couple and their elves are
globally distributed in one
night in a magic sleigh piloted
by flying reindeer.
The toys are deli ered by a
jolly heavyset man in a red suit
who inexplicably can squeeze
himself into cramped chimneys
without getting stuck or set
Santa Claus also ,possesses
keen clairvoyance skills that
allow him to know if a child was'
naughty or nice. That type of
voyeuristic behavior is very
unsettling, even if good deeds
are rewarded with dolls that wet
All of this proves difficult for
a child to digest but I felt confi-
dent my ,childhood would pre-
pare me for my son's questions
and enable me to provide satis-
factory answers without unrav-
eling the mysteries of
As a kid, 'l exerienrced -my)
share of Christrrfas" tonun-
drums, like the Chnstmas Eve
when Santa sampled some holi-
day cheer before he assembled a
Holly Hobby playhouse in the
garage, then realized it was too,
big to fit through the'door.
All the ruckus in the living
room roused me from slumber
and what to my wondering eyes
should appear, but my dad and
my uncle and a 12-pack of beer.
[ was told a mix-up was
threatening to compromise the
rest of Santa's night's delivery
schedule so dad had graciously
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offered to reconstruct the play-
house in the living room so
Santa could get on his merrNy
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I accepted that theory as dad,
was a pretty stand-up guy and
was quickly ushered back. to
bed. By 7 a.ni., my cardboard
castle was standing tall but I
noticed that Santa's, penman-
ship looked familiar.
This yeax, my son River is 4
and for the first -time really
.excited about visiting Santi to
'-tell him what he wants for
Christmas. The weather finally
cooperated Sunday and we
made the trip to the SeaWalk
Pavilion for the annual holiday
Santa and Mrs, Claus arrived
via fire truck; and' took their
places amid the palm trees to
fulfill the Christmas wishes of
the anxious children.
We waited quietly for over an
hour, subdued by free chocolate
chip cookies. But the quiet was
broken once we inched closer to
the bearded man and his mis-
Arms and legs locked securely
around me, River begged to go
Not wanting to be one 'of
those parents who threatens a'
child into smiling, I nearly gave'
up our post but the time we
invested in line made me stand
We made it to Santa and
although River refused to make
eve contact, he told him what
he wanted for Christmas and
happily accepted a candy cane,
from Mrs. Claus.
Santa seemed a little confused'
when my son asked for a Barbie
Dancing Princess and looked to
me for: confirmation before',
agreeing to deliver one on
Heading for the car, I praised
my son for bravely tackling his
fears and silently thanked Santa
for rising above the social stig-
ma often attached to little boys
playing with girls' toys.
But I was temporarily blind-
rsided when the.chil ."a
Sjust begged to be takeiFln n
suddenly wailed that he wanted
Apparently, at age 4 the poli-
tics of Christmas are unclear
and my son expected that he
would receive the coveted danc-
ing princess immediately in
exchange for waiting in the
excruciatingly long line.
We went home and I helped
my still-sniffling son complete
yet another draft of his wish list,
moving Barbie up to the top of
the heap. Now all I have to do is
remember to make sure Santa,
himself fills out the gift tag.
Good grief, Charlie Brown a classic
It has been 41 years since the
"A Charlie Brown
Christmas" special first,
aired. It was broadcast again
recently and the, show holds,
more power over me now than
it did when I was a kid.
I think,I know why.
In the late 1950s 'and early,
1960s, Americans, bolstered by
stability and prosperity, mar-
ried young and had large fami-
lies., In my neighborhood, we
had six kids, the Kreigers five,
the Gillens four, and so on.
The design was simple then
for many folks: Many men ana
women believed that when'
they married, they became one
under God.. They believed their,
role was to sacrifice for their
children, so their children
could have better lives than
they. - , . 1. ' .
Their mission was to teach
their kids good values and to
provide them with an excellent
education. That's why so many
moved into our neighborhood.
It was, located a few blocks from
the Catholic church' and
It was a traditional time, to
be sure. Most of the dads went
off to work while, most of the
moms kept an eye on both kids
And although life for adults
certainly had its'limitations,
and challenges, there was no
better time to be a kid.
Especially during Christmal.
At Catholic school, we
kicked off Christmas prepara-
tions one month before the big
day. We put up decorations,
sold items to raise money for
the needy and practiced for
Christmas concerts (we sang
real Christmas songs, too, such
as "Silent Night" and "Hark the.
Herald Angels Sing").
We were just as busy at
home. My mother was a master
at building suspense. She
played Mitch Miller's
Christmas albums on the stereo
mo0t nights after dinner and
whistled to the tunes as we
hung decorations and talked
.over what to get for one anoth-
er. She celebrated the mystery
of giving and taught us that
being kind and helping others
were the best things we could
Silly as it may sound today,
the TV Christmas specials were
a real event in our home. We
all packed into the family room
and plugged in the tree. We
turned off all the lamps so that
the Christmas lights would
shine bright. Then we'd wait
with great anticipation for the
Every year I laughed out lofid
when the Grinch's dog, mas-
sive antlers strapped to his tiny
head, jumped up on the back
of the sleigh, causing the
Grinch to grimace. In "Rudolph
the Red-Nosed Reindeer," the
Abominable Snowman terrified
me, but I was always relieved
when he turned out a lovable
But the granddaddy of them
all was the "A Charlie Brown
Christmas" special, a show that
captured half the viewing audi-
ence when it first ran on Dec.
9, 1965. As it goes, Charlie
Brown is depressed' because
everyone around him fails to
see the true . meaning of
Christmas.: Lucy complains
that she doesn't want stupid
toys or a bicycle or clothes for.
Christmas, but real estate.
To resolve his depression,
Charlie Brown throws himself
into work as the director of the
Christmas play. But that soon
falls apart, too.
Distraught, he follows a light
in the east and finds his way to
a ,Christmas tree lot. The only
tree he can find is a small sick-
I When he brings it back, the
others mock him. But then
Linus comes to the rescue.
Linus tells Charlie Brown he,
knows -the real meaning of
Christmas. He tells the story of
"Glory to God in the highest,
and on Earth, peace, goodwill
toward men," he says, quoting
from the Bible.
Suddenly, the other charac-
ters are transformed. They
become compassionate and
'concerned. They decorate the
tree and transform it into a
thing of beauty. They wish
Charlie Brown a Merry
Christmas and sing a
This show holds tremendous
power over me still because it
brings back powerful child-
hood memories -- memories of
security and love and the antic-
ipation of Christmas morning.
But I love it for another rea-
son. Despite Christmas being
based on the birth of Christ, a
historical figure - despite that
the show's innocence, simplici-
ty and honesty still make it a
ratings winner - it would never
be made today.
Purcells is a syndicated colum-
nist with Cagle Cartoons.
R alph 'Kramden, TV's
famous jitney jockey,
would be even more
puffed .up than usual. The
December Reader's Digest
reports that the number of bus
trips taken is increasing. No
doubt the trend is related to
the high price Qf gasoline.
People are voting with their
seats, exchanging the one in
their car for one on public
transportation. Guys and gals
are trying to save some gals.' of
The RD news note also said'
.that "niche" lines are showing
up everywhere;. ,e.g.,
"Chinatown" carriers that con-
nect East Coast Asian popula-
tions; service to link Los
Angeles and San Francisco with
Las Vegas, etc. Of course, peo-
ple commuting to work and
school must constitute the
largest groups of the bused,
and I'd bet that the number of
Jaxons in them has gone up
dramatically. On extra-busy
routes, possibly the best way to
be sure of getting a seat is to be.
I'm a big fan of busing, hav-
ing studied for most of my col-
lege and insurance courses
while so ensconced. It seemed
a sinful wasle to fritter away
the time spent underway. I
really dug tht, qipoing study
hall.tkertheles, I think'that,
of all t'ie aa la 'le 'forms of
unforced 'busing, the most
enjoyable is the bus four.
I'd even include my seem-
ingly endless journey from
Ecuador's mountainous capi-
tal, Quito, down to the
Amazon River in a battered
school bus that leaked exhaust
fumes into the passenger area.
I wouldn't do it again, but it
was quite 'an adventure,
although' the rest room was
mainly the jungle. You didn't
In contrast, Sydney,'
Australia, has a topflight sight-
seeing bus arrangement called
the Sydney Explorer. The com-
fortable red vehicles go to 27
city attractions all day, periodi-
cally. For a single fee, you can
get on and off at will and just
catch a later' one to continue.
There's on-board recorded
commentary to tell about
upcoming spots. As the Aussies.
say, you'll have a g'day.,
We appear to get pretty effec-
tive bus service, at the
Jacksonville Beaches. Still, I
think we could use some niche
carriage. For starters, it would
be nice if there were at least a
weekly round trip to the
Jacksonville Zoo. To maximize
ridership, intermediate stops
could be scheduled.
Considering the expansion
and renewal work done recent-
ly, there must be oodles of new
or' improved exhibits to see,
even for folks who've visited
the facility:already. (I'd wanna
check the jaguars without hel-
I. say take a bus, but please
bring it back!
Kathleen Feindt Bailey Linda Borgstede
Editor, The Beacihes Leader Director ofSales
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A property manager for 100
Executive Drive reported that two win-
dows valued at a total of $600 were
damaged some time Tuesday evening
or Wednesday morning.
A 40-year-old Ponte Vedra woman
called 911 just after 2 a.m.. Wednesday
and reported that her doorbell rang
twice then she heard a noise like a door
opening at the rear of her house.
Nothing was found out of place,
according to a report.
The doors of several offices in a
building in the 500 block of State Road
A1A were tampered with some time
Tuesday evening or Wednesday morn-
ing. One door was forced open and
$147 in petty cash was stolen from a
Two unlocked vehicles parked at
houses on Overlook Drive .were bur-
glarized some time late Sunday or early
Monday, with a wallet, driver's license
and credit cards missing ftom one and
a laptop computer missing 'from the
other. In one case, the victim said she
heard noises outside shortly after mid-
night.'In the other case, 'the victim
said his dog "began barking wildly" in
the early morning hours. The man's
computer, found in the 600 block of
Ponte Vedra Boulevard, was returned
to him. .
A worker at an apartment complex
in the PonteVedra Lakes area reported'
Monday that someone broke a window
in the apartment's media room some
time during the previous afternoon or
night. Damage was estimated at $100.
Two laptop computers and a key to a,
backhoe were reported stolen some'
time Monday, afternoon or early
Tuesday from a construction trailer The-
computers were valued at $1,000 and
Vandalism was reported on Dec. 5 in
the 300 block of First Street.
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Burglary was reported on Dec. 5 in,
the 1700 block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report. Several
" by LIZA MITCHELL'.;
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SDonations are coming in to
help replace an aquatic surf
chair stolen last month from
the Volunteer Life Saving sta-
tion in Jacksonille Beach.
Gary Fiske, chairman of the
Board of Directors for the Red
Cross Lifesaving Corps, said he
was surprised by the outpour-
ing of support from the com-
"We've, received about four
calls and a little over $300," he
said Thursday. "People want to
contribute. It's a good thing."
Fiske said chairs are
equipped Wiith special tires
designed to maneuver through
the soft sand and help people
with physical limitations enjoy
The station maintainss four
chairs that are available at all
times for public use. One of the
chairs was stolen Nov. 7 and
was last seen in a blue pickup
truck heading west on Beach
Boulevard. Gost to replace the
chair is $1,000.
"We are definitely going to
chanfige our policy on where we
keep them," Fiske said. "They
are not going to be kept out in
the open anymore."
Fiske said the surf chairs were
developed in' the early 80s by a
Daytona Beach lifeguard who
wanted to help handicapped
people enjoy the beach.
During that time the Beaches
Council of Disabled Persons, "
with members including Fiske
and Jimmy Wilkins of the city's
Parks 'and , Recreation
Department, formed to assist,
handicapped .persons "who
were not getting a fair shake."
"We helped set up handi-
capped parking spots .and
made it accessible for disabled
persons to, get to the beach,"
The council later obtained
four of the aquatic wheelchairs
for use in Jacksonville Beach.,
Fiske said chairs are now avail-
able from Hanna Park to
The chairs are constructed
with standard PVC piping 'and
webbing similar to lawn furni-
ture and are relatively easy to
Sand and water can fill in the
tires which causes damage over
time. The tires cost over $100
each to replace, Fiske said.
There is no charge to use the
chairs. A driver's license or
photo ID will be held at the
station until the chair is
"They ,can, use them any-
time,"/ Fiske said., "They are
items were stolen from a storage unit,
including bank' statements, a social
security card, a debit card, checks and a
computer. One of the victims was
deployed for six months and when he
came back to retrieve his belongings
from the storage unit, they were gone,
he told police. A former employee
noted in July that the lock was missing
from the unit. Another employee
noticed that the unit was empty and
attempted to contact the victim,
according to the report.
Kathleen E. Turley, 42, was arrested
for, possession of cocaine and drug
paraphernalia on Dec. 6 in the 500
block of David Street, according to a
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Petit theft was reported on Dec. 5 in
the 300 block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report. A witness
told police that three men came into
the store and bought cold drinks..
When they left, one of the man ran
back into the store and stole a box 'of
Slim Jims, valued at $24. All three men
drove off in an SUV, according to the
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Auto burglary was reported Dec. 5 in
the 1300 block of Pinewood Road. A
Glock .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol
valued at $50 was stolen from a fanny'
pack under the seat. A credit card and
$50 gift card were also take from the
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Armed robbery was reported Dec. 5
at a Chevron station in the 300 block
of Beach Boulevard. The clerk said an
unknown male suspect wearing a blue
ski mask and carrying brass knuckles
entered the business at 11:15 p.m. and
demanded money. The victim handed
$50 to the suspect who fled the store.
Strong arm robbery was 'reported
Dec. 5 in the 200 block of 6th Avenue
North The victim told police he left a
nearby bar at 11 p.m. and was struck
in the left side of his face'by an
unknown male suspect. The suspect
allegedly demanded money and ciga-
rettes before fleeing the area.
The surf chair features storage
space and an umbrella.
here for the pleasure and
enjoyment of the handicapped
Fiske said people wishing to
contribute can send donations
to the American Red Cross at
751 Riverside Avenue,
Jacksonville Beach, Fla. 32204
with checks designating VLSC
- Volunteer Life Saving Corps
- for the wheelchair account.
All donations will be used to
purchase a new chair and pro-
vide maintenance of the exist-
ing chairs. Contact Fiske at
237-9512 for information.
Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
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.11 h Street North and Beach Boulevard. They
were training on high risk warrant service. Police
also used the sitefor training in using a battering
ram to open a door and various other techniques.
Officers from the Jacksonville Beach police
department also participated.
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Grief Ministry Israel Study Jacksonville Beach, The pro- address is 465 11th Ave. N. in HANUKKAH EVENTS
gram emphasizes that Jacksonville Beach.
An introductory gathering Biblical Scholar, L. Johnson through worship and same- Sunrise Community AN SERVI ES
for the Healing Hearts ,Sarber, is leading a multi- gender small groups, people, Church .offers Men's Study. . N
Ministry of Ponte Vedra media Siunday School class 'at can work on personal strug- Groups at .6 :15 a.m. and 7
Presbyterian church will be at Calvary Anglican Church on gles such as eating disorders, p.m. on Wednesdays. Contact
7.pm. on Sunday. Healing the History of the Modern alcohol/drug abuse, and code- the church office at 249-3030
Hearts Ministry, led .by State of Israel. The three-part' pendency. The evenings for information; the church December 15
trained volunteers, is a small class will continue at 9 a.m. begin with dinner. Call 249- address is 298 Aquatic Drive
group, self-guided journey on Sunday and on Dec. 17. 2343.' . in Atlantic Beach.
through the grief process. A Calvarv meets at Sabal Palm ' *Chabad @ the Beaches,521 A1A N in Ponte Vedra, 285-
10-week group, will begin Elementary School at 1200 N. : 1588.
meeting on Sunday, January 7 Kernan Blvd. For information mC en group XSingles groups . Festival of Hanukkah celebration., will be at the
at 7 p.m. Beth and David call the church office at 241-. meetings The following are church- Jacksonville Landing and includes the lighting of a 15-foot
Bolton are the facilitator. 9400. related singles groups in the Menorah at 6:45p.m. A parade will leave from Chabad @
The gathering and meetings Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian Beaches area. Church mem- the Beaches and travel to the Landing for a family-orient-
will be held at the Bolton o" editatiO Church offers 'Bible and' bership is not required: ed Hanukkah program prior to the Menorah Lighting. -
home at 504 Fresh Pond Road Meditation Bagels", a men's Bible study New ' Life Christian
in Ponte Vedra. For informa- . ' group, 6:30 to 7:30 a,m. on Fellowship, 2701 Hodges *Beth El the Beaches Synagogue, 288 N. Roscoe Blvd.,
tion contact them at 280- lass Wednesdays in the Fellowship Blvd., Jacksonville has Ponte Vedra, 273-9100
7820 or at etbolton@bell- 'Unity at the Beaches will Hall. The church address is monthly ' Single Adult. Lighting the Hanukkah Lights will be at 5 p.m. with a
south.net. offer "Meditation Made Easy", 4140 Hodges Blvd. For infor- Ministry meetings. A White-' Family Dinner served at 6 p.m. Services will be held at 8
a class led by Rev. Marleen mation call 223-6922. Elephant Gift Exchange will p.m.
TEn ou ager' " Davis at 7:30 p.m. on The, men's . group from be held at 7:30 p.m. on.
COu^ ragers Wednesdavs at the Ribault Calvary Anglican Church Friday. The annual Singles 'Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd. in
Luncheon Garden Club. The class will meets at 6 a.m. Friday at Christmas Banquet will be at Jacksonville, 733-7078.,
continue through early Denny's Restaurant, on 7 p.m on Saturday at the First Night of Hanukkah Dinner arid Service begins at 6
Saul Ket and his wife; both December. For information Atlantic Blvd. Pastor David 'Genesis Cafe. Tickets are $20 p.m. There will be a Family Service and Dinner as well as
Southern ' Baptist call 355-5100. The Garden 'Sandfer will facilitate a study)' and need to be purchased in an Evening Service .and Candlelight Adult Dinner. The cost
Missionaries, will be the guest Club is at 705 2nd Ave. N. in of "Devotional Classics" by advance. Contact Claudia at for the dinner is $13 for adults and $7 for children. The
,speakers at the December Jacksonville Beach. Richard S. Foster. For informa- 223-6000 for information. community is welcome; call for reservations.
Encouragers Luncheon at 11 tion call the church office at Childcare is provided for
a.m. on Thursday, Dec.4 'at 241-9400 some events..
Neptune Baptist Church. Prayer for A men's Bible study is held Beach United Methodist December 18, .
There is a $5 donation at the ,SchOOl at 7a.im. Monday at Ponte Church has Monday Night
door for the luncheon. The Vedra United Methodist \ Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on 'Chabad @ the Beaches will have an interactive
church is at 407 Third Street On Thursdays from 9:30 to Church, 35 Executive Way, Monday nights and Singles Hanukkah program for residents of Avante Nursing and
in Neptune Beach; call 249- 11 a.m, a group meets at the Ponte Vedra Beach. Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on Rehabilitation Center. Call 285-1588 for information.
2307 for information. Winston Family YMCA to Palms Presbyterian men's Sundays. For information
pray for school, media, fami- Bible study is held at 7 a.m. visit www.beachumc.org or
leth l -allrv. lies, and church. The YMCA Wednesdays in the Youth call 249-2343. BUMC is locat- December 19
is on Landrum Lane in Ponte Center/Fellowship Hall. ed at 325 7th Ave. N.
Exhibit Vedia. For information call Community Presbyterian Beaches Chapel Church, *Chabad @ the Beaches will have a holiday children's
285-0267. Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in, .610 Florida Blvd., Nepturie story hour with crafts and games at the Beaches Branch of
"Christmas Presence" is the ' Atlantic Beach has Beach. Singles over age 33 the Library in Neptune Beach at 4:30 p.m. Call 285-1588'
ongoing art exhibit at Bethel e iebrIat Wednesday morning prayer' meet the last Saturday of the for information.
Gallery at Ponte Vedra breakfasts for men at 7 a.m. month at 7 p.m. at, the
Presbyterian Church through Recovery St. Paul's bv the Sea church. 241-4211.
Jan. 14. The church address is Episcopal Church has a Men's Christ Episcopal Church, December 21 . ,
4510 Palm Valley Road in A biblical based program for Prayer Group and Bible Study 400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Ponte Vedra. Call 285-8225 persons facing personal prob- which meets on the first and Vedra, offers a singles min- *Chabad @ the Beaches will have Chanukah program for
for information. lems, meets every Friday at third Saturday of the morth istry called Solo Flight. For residents of Fleet Landing. Call 285-1588 for information.
6:30 p.m. in the fellowship at 8 a.m. in Stormes Hall. The' information call 285-6127. , . -
hall of Beach United men's group also participates
Methodist Church, 3rd Street in outreach efforts. All are - '. '
at 7th Avenue North, welcome to attend. The
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SANGLICAN R CH Presbyterian Church STUDY CLASS CHURCH
adionaLAngian Churh1442 "Wherefriends gather to worship' Wed. Evening 730 pm MISSOURI SYNOD
4510 Palm Valley Road iCR 210)
Holy Communion www.pvpc.com Rewadt 2t0t U' rRibault Garden Club' 1423 N. 8th Ave Jax Beach
every Sundayat 8:00 A.M. To advertise your Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 ahm, 1050 Highway AIA. 285-4288 705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor .
Holy init meets in the Old Chapel Relio Service Sunday Breakfast , (Comer 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.) Phone: 249-5418.
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach el ices Nursery & Toddler Ministries sunday School 9:00am http://www.blcjaxbeach.org
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294 here call Middle, High School, College ship ' 0:15am 355-5100 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.Seri
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294 249-9033 Adult Ministries email@example.com Dial - A - Prayer 355-7044 Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
www.holytrinityneptunebeach.org 2 -9 Music & Art Ministries Website: Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Rev. Robert C. Adams. Vicar Home of a Bethlehem 1sit ww'w.onlinewithnew beginnings.corn Church of the Dally Word Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
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A Stephen Ministr Congregation fso a Ch lurch -.. Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
1801 Beach Blva. POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE Bh, '. 60 I NEPI UNE EACH Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575 � __________________________- Nursery Provided -
Sunda Worshi Ponte Vedra, FL* 543-0112 Pastor Steve McCoy CHRIST
Sunday Worship www.saintfrancisepisco alchurch.org - 9 U I09Associate Pastor Howard McMinn CHI
8:00 am & 10:30 am Sunday, Oc. 8 Wel F i I Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun. WORSHIP SERVICES UNITED MIIETHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School 10am HOLY EUCHARIST & EWelcom miles nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun. Sunday 8:30 & 10:15 AM 400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Children 9:15 am BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS angles . Chnristian Formation At 8:45 am Wednesday 7 PM Neptune Beach 249.5370
Youth/Adult 9:15 amt Bring your live and toy animals as we Corner of 5th St. & 11tlh Ave. N.* Jax Beach, FL *firstname.lastname@example.org TEL 241-4211 Rev.Patrice Spenser
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. 4 0b * Rev.Dr. Gabe Goodman. Pastor (ELCA) Ba ptit Church' Come worship with us by the ocean. Father Joser Meehan
,, Church Otiice 249-8698 276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch SATRDAY EVENING Suna s 1st Avenue North at 5th Street WEEKEND MASSES
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www.communitypcusa.org Ph. 285-5347 6:30, pm- Contemporary Worship Service 8:00 & 9:00 am atuday 5 p.m.
Schedule: Rev. Julie Frank,.Pastor . . SUNDAY ,. Celebration Praise Father Winm. A. Kelly, pastor Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
SundayMomingWorship 8:30 & 11 a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship 10:30 am-oTraditional Service , . Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. r e
Church School -All Ages 9:45 a.m 8:30am WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY (SEP-MAY) Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, Saturday 1ONC:00 IATION
Youth Fellowships 5 p.m. 6:30 pm - The Gathering 5:30 Supper 1Saturday.1&:00pam.. o O'
Contelporay Worship Serv 559 p.m, Sunday Church School 9:45am Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation 6:30 ChoIr, Bible Study, Youth 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
'Contemporary Worship Setv. 5:59 p.m.
Chancel Choir Wednesdays7 p.m, Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am407 Third Street Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010 Saturday Confessions Wed. 600p.m. (K3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
www.neptunebapistorM Neptune Beach James Collins, Associate Pastor After 9a.m. Mass & 4:30.-5:20 p.m. Sunday 6:00 pm. (7H.S.)
Weekday PreschoolKindergarten (3,4 & 5 yrolds) Nursery Provided om Bary, Pastor 904.249.237 www.fccbdoo.com/emal: email@example.com 35 p246-6014
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Sunday.Worship 10 Shabbat & Torah Services 9:30 - 12:00 noon St.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
Sndervice ...............:30am Service Times Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Bible Study................ 6:00pm Saturday 5:00 pm We have a.fill range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish 246-2709
SSunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00a community Please contact our officem-f8-5 for information about adult Jerry Murrell, Miinister Blended Worship 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Family Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am education, Sisterhood activities and Youth activities. Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship .6:30 p.m.
Dinner ............................... 6:00pmr
Wednesday Bible Study. 6: (904) 268-2500 "A home for Jewish Failies at the Beach" Worship 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
for all ages................................ .:.....7:00pm www.MandarinChristian.com , - . Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Weekday Ministry 246-2891
A' Southern Baptist Church 6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy.- _ _ Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired
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December 8, o200U
pnolo by KATH'i' NICOLE TTI
Lucy Rieger, left, and Victoria Parker are angels in the finale
of the Christmas concert at Christ the Redeemer.
Christ the Redeemer
hosts holiday concert
for the community
by KATHY NICOLETTI
STAFF . RITER
Christ. the Redeemer
Church will have a night of
Christmas music and celebra-
tion for the community on
The 60-piece First Coast
Wind Ensemble will be the
guest performers at "The
Classic Sounds of Christmas"
at 7 p.m. in the church sanc-
tuary at 190 S. Roscoe Blvd.
in Ponte Vedra. The finale of
the concert will include chil-'
. dren from. tbe congregabpn
Swho "will tell the story of
; We wanted to do some-
thing to touch the whole
family," said Sean Yost,
SAssociate Pastor at Christ the
Redeemer Church. This will
be "an elegant way to cele-
Not everyone has the
opportunity to attend con-
Scerts like those given by the
First Coast Wind Ensemble.
Having them perform here
gives parents the chance to
bring their children to a first-
class concert, said Yost.
From 6 to 6:45 p.m. the
church will also host a recep-
tion for all guests and a spe-
cial reception for children in
the 1st through 5th grades.
The conductor and some
of the musicians from the
First Coast Wind Ensemble
will attend the reception for
adults. Childcare will be
available for younger chil-
dren and parents are, wel-
come to have the children
attend the conceit along
with them and their siblings.
. At the chilllr 's reception,
older childiei 0 b able to
choose activities and enjoy
refreshments in a climate-
controlled tent set up outside
the main church building.'
The children's staff has activ-
ities planned "to make this a
special night for them," he
Christ the Redeemer
:Church has made a special
effort to promote the event
to the community, said Ycist.
The sanctuary seats
between 500 and 600 people.:
A Bethlehem Visit opens Thursday night
by KATHY NICOLETTI-
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church will present "A
Bethlehem Visit 2006" from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 14,
15, and 16.
"A Bethlehem Visit" is an
8,000 square foot walk-
through representation of
Bethlehem as it might have
been 2000 years ago.
The cast for the event is
made up of ,200 people, said
Diana. Patterson, executive.
assistant to the Pastor of Ponte
They portray the townspeo-
ple, merchants, craftsmen, and
Roman soldiers, who were like-
ly to have been in Bethlehem
the night Christ was born.
After strolling , through
Bethlehem, visitors will find
Mary, Joseph, and the infant
Jesus at the stable.
About ;200 people work
behind the scenes on "A
Bethlehem, Visit," said volun-
teer Beth Bolton. .
The buildings remain stand-
ing throughout the year.,
Months before the event, work
begins to get the town ready,
said. Site Coordinator Dean
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After Thanksgiving, volun-
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make sure that any construc-
tion or improvements needed
will be completed on time, he
Final touches are added by
Bolton and a committee to
"accessorize the city," she said.
This weekend, they will
hang draperies, set up the dis-
plays for the market stalls,
and in general have in place
everything that makes Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian's town. of
Bethlehem come to life.
For information about "A
Bethlehem. Visit", call Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church at
285-8225 or visit
Special needs parking is
available at the church at 4510
Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Vedra. Golf carts are available
to help those who need assis-
General parking with free
shuttle service to "A
Bethlehem Visit" is available at
Davis Park, west of the Palm
Valley Bridge on CR 210, and
at the PGA Tour Parking lot,
west of AIA on CR 210.
photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
The Inn and other buildings at Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church's town of Bethlehem stand empty before the opening of
a Bethlehem Visit on Dec. 14
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* A Holiday Concert and
Potluck Luncheon will be held
by the Senior Conhection iat,
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church at 545 A1A N
in Ponte Vedra.' Singers by the,
Sea will perform. Call 543-
.1139 or 285-1932 for informa-
*An. "Advent Quiet
Morning" sponsored by the St.
Julian of Norwich Chapter of
the Daughters of the King will
be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at St.
Paul's by the Sea Episcopal
Church at 465 11th Ave. N in
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-
4091 for information.,
*"VWhen Love Came,
Down", a worship concert per-
formed by the Adult and
Children's Choir and
Orchestra, will be at 6:30 p.m..
at Neptune Baptist Church at
407 Third Street. For informa-
tion call 249-2307.
*Christmas Carnival with a
rummage sale will be from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Paul's
Catholic Church at 222 North
5th St. in Jacksonville Beach.
Call 249-2600 for informa-
Ministry, will present "Finest
Gifts" at 6 p.m at Beach
United Methodist Church at
3rd Street. at 7th Ave. N. Call
249-2343 for information.
S*A Choir Cantata will be
performed at 10 a.m. at First
Christian Church' at the
Beaches, 2125 Oceanfront in
Neptune Beach. Call 246-2010
Ministry .will present "Finest
Gifts" at 9:30 a.m. at Beach
United Methodist Church at
3rd Street at 7th Ave. N. iin
Jacksonville Beach Call 249-
2343 for information.
*Holy . Eucharist with
Lessons and Carols will be at
5:30 p.m. at Christ Episcopal
Church at 400 San Juan Drive
in Ponte Vedra.
S*"I Have Seen the Light: the
Search for Christmas" will be
presented by the Traditional,
Praise, Youth, and Children's
Choirs at Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church at 9:30 and
11 a.m. services. The church is
at 35 Executive Way in Ponte
Vedra; call 280-5141 for infor-
* *Mayport Presbyterian
Church will host a Christmas
Cantata "Gather , at the
Manger" at 11 a.m. The
church is at 1300 Palmer
Street in Mayport.
*The Joy Jammer Choir will
present "Miracle on Main
Street". at 6:30 p.m. at First
Baptist Church of Jacksonville
Beach at 324 5th Street N. For
information call 249-2314:
*"When Love Came Down,"
a worship concert performed
by the. Adult and Children's
Choir and orchestra, will be at
9 and 10:30 a.m. at Neptune
Baptist Church at 407 Third
Street. For information call
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Fall hike warms body, heart and soul
A, t long last my shingles
have receded to a mem-
ory, and hiking in our
cool autumn woods is once
again my preferred pastime.
To kick off my delayed solitary
hiking season, I drove to Little
Talbot Island State Park to
revisit my favorite hiking trail
through the woods and down
the beach - months since I've
been there. Far, far too long.
Immediately upon embark-
ing down the natural trail
near the ranger station, I was
welcomed into the woods. A
small gopher tortoise, fist-
sized, was crossing the path.
Trying not to disturb it, but
wanting a sense of scale, I
photographed my hand beside
it. After a momentary startled
close-up response, soon the
tortoise was again walking
along its chosen path, back
into the brush where it had
S come from. It's not often I see
a baby tortoise, and the sight
cheered me. Babies mean
reproduction is happening,
and' the Talbot Island State
Park tortoise population is
keeping pace. Although'.tor-
toises are crowded out of .
much of our area, as concrete
covers their burrows, here at
least they-are safe.
Further down the path,
another tortoise chugged
ahead of me, seemingly lead-
ing the way along the trail,
going the same way I planned
to, into the woods, toward the
sea. Two tortoises in just a few
minutes - it was a new record
for me along this trail.
Tortoise-like mammals also
rustled in the woods along the
trail - armored armadillos -
more common, and in some
areas somewhat of a nuisance,
but here in the park, I wel-
-comed the sight of therri,
nearsightedly foraging in the
dirt for their insect prey. A
flock of mourning doves flew
across my path near the
dunes, and here and there a
woodpecker flew from one
tree to another.
It's unusual to walk this trail
- or any other in the woods -
and see so many animals
moving about too. Most often
you can hear the animals
rustling, the birds calling,
twigs snapping, but camou-
flage and stealth hide most of
the perpetrators from view.
Signs of animals - their tracks,
their scat, their holes in the
trees, their burrows, are
always visible if you look, but
seeing this many animals out
and about was a treat.
When I reached the beach
there were more animals to
greet me here, too. On the
beach willets were spaced
equidistantly, gleaning prey
amidst the terns and gull. Past
the surf were the expected
floating pelicans, and just
beyond a splash as an osprey
dove for a fish and the dorsal
fins of passing dolphins. I was
the sole human being, alone
but not lonely. The world was
alive with other beings that
kept me company, immersed
in their own explorations as
important as mine.
But, wait, what was that out
beyond the pelicans, some-
thing dark, a whale, a shark?
No, a surfer! Another human
out-enjoying the wildness of
the beach in winter! From the
distance, the surfer looked like
another form of wildlife, as
comfortable in the sea as the
pelicans and dolphins, intent
in his wait for just the right
wave. For a long while I
watched the active marine life
around me, until the storm
clouds caught my attention.
The day was cloudy when I
entered the forest, then driz-
zling and now, by the time I
hit the beach, the dark clouds
in the near distance were rum-
bling thunder. Suddenly I saw
not just the lone surfer but a
dozen of them farther away,
their survival instincts alert to
the approaching storm.
It was time for all of us
humans to leave the beach. I
walked along the tide line
back to the beach parking lot.
The young surfers stretched
down the beach in front of
me and behind, with their
surfboards in their arms or fas-
tened to their bicycles, black
specks in the distance, then
coming closer, all heading for
the parking lot too. I felt one
with them, a middle-aged lady
in sneakers and jeans, a part
of the ocean shore as much as
they were. As some of them
caught up to me and passed,
we exchanged brief pleas-
antries and one asked me for
the time before we returned
again to our own thoughts
By the time 1 reached the
car, it was raining, and I was
wet but far from cold. My
five-mile hike had warmed my
body from exercise, yes, but
more than this, my heart and
soul were warmed again after
a too-long, healthenforced
hiatus. Now, after two months
of shingles, I was whole once
more, alive and well and
recharged, finally, at last. Ah.
Pat Foster-Turley is a Ph.D.
zoologist. Contact her at patand-
bucko@ yahoo.com report your
own wildlife obsen'ations.
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rise to the
From the season-opener, a
showdown with highly-
regarded but mostly
unknown Memphis University
School, to last week's road
playoff win at Tallahassee
Lincoln, the Nease football
team has prided itself on rising
to the occasion this season.
When critics scoffed that
the Panthers couldn't possibly
repeat as state champs without
uber-quarterback Tim Tebow
and receivers like Ryan Ellis
and Austin Silvoy, head coach
Craig Howard just smiled to
himself and took comfort in
knowing what others did not:
Nease boasts a talented core of
players with a burning desire
to shatter the idea that Tebow
was responsible for all of last
"Each team has to establish
* its own destiny," Howard said
before the start of the 2006
campaign. "The team motto
last year was, 'A team to be
remembered.' They certainly
lived up to that motto.
"This year, it's 'Strengthen
the tradition.' It's taken a few
hard years to build a tradition
here - a tradition of winning,
a tradition of e.oitinglfootba-l
- and our boys want to
strengthen and protect that
* tradition this season."
Ted Stachitas showed
glimpses' of what was possible
when he filled in for the
injured Tebow during a couple
of playoff games last year. The
junior signal-caller brings a
quiet intensity to the field on
every snap. After a game, even
a blowout victory, Stachitas
remembers his mistakes with
far greater clarity than his
All-World guard James
Wilson, whom Howard says is
every bit as good at his posi-
tion as Tebow was at QB, has
dominated in every game he's
played this season. Wilson,
along with Clyde Yandell and
center Mike Ludwick, anchor a
line that triggers the Panthers'
And Zach Tronti, a diamond
in the rough plucked from the
Nease baseball team, has
keyed a punishing ground
attack that wears out oppo-
Add a stifling defensive line,
boosted by Danny Russell and
Kyle Timpane, athletic line-
backers and a fleet, oppor-
tunistic secondary, and it's
easy to see why coordinator
Danny Cowgill's crew posted
five shutouts this vear.
And then there's special
teams. Kicker Allen Schaefer
booted a 55-yard field and has
been Mr. Automatic on extra
points. Punter Zack Cooper
has delivered some soaring
kicks to get the Panthers out
of trouble on a number of
occasions. Return men Hunter
Bates, Mario Butler and Justin
Grant routinely set Nease up
in great field position.
A talented group of
receivers, led by Christian
Dennis and Quinton Huggins,
emerged right on cue.
Succinctly, those who pre-
dicted Nease's cupboard was
bare after last year's title run
were flat-out wrong.
There were pitfalls along the
way - injuries, of course, and
Slate-season news that the pro-
gram was being penalized for
FHSAA violations - but some-
how the Panthers stayed
focused on their one over-
"It won't be easy to get back
to Miami, and we definitely
, have a target on us because
we're defending state
champs," Howard said, pre-
sciently, last August. "But hav-
ing played in some big games,
we know how to win. That's
valuable experience we can
Senators and Bobcats fight to draw
Ties cani make decent
Christmas gifts, but in soccer
they're presents each side
would rather exchange.
On Wednesday, the
Gainesville Buchholz and
Fletcher boys battled to a nil-
all draw, while the girls.drew
even at one goal apiece in the
In the boys game, the
Senators had a number of
golden scoring opportunities
but couldn't cash in. Forward
Tony Kattreh missed by a cou-
ple of inches on a two shots
from in close and Cabe
Nolan's blast from about 15
yards out was just barely
deflected by the Bobcats' keep-
Particularly in the second
half, Fletcher dominated in
terms of possession. The
Senators looked sharper,
quicker and kept the ball on
the Bobcats' side of the field
for at least 35 minutes of the
Buchholz' defense was
resilient, if not spectacular, in
turning aside every Fletcher
With the tie, the Senators
stand at 6-3-3 on the season.
The team travels to
Sandalwood tonight in a 5:30
p.m. start. ,
Buchholz 1, Fletcher 1
After 80 minutes with no
goals in the.boys contest, the
girls game saw the Bobcats
score fiveminutes into the
That's how things remained
for the balance of the first 40
minutes, though Fletcher had
a few scoring chances deftly
turned aside by the Buchholz
The Senators found the
equalizer in the second half
off a corner kick by Kelsey
Beckmann to earn a tie.
"We didn't play well against
Episcopal on Monday," said
I eMatojsh ach Megan
1Pardue, retelling to a 6-2 loss.i
"I made the decision to hold
out a couple of our injured
players until [the Buchholz]
game because this game is
more important to our posi-
tion in the standings."
Fletcher is set to return to
action tonight with a trip to
longtime rival Sandalwood in
a 7:20 p.m. start.
Nease 2, Bartram Trail 0
The Panthers raised their
record to 12-0 this season with
a victory at St. Johns County
rival Bartram Trail Thursday.
Ashley Nicol and Lanie Sahs
scored goals foi Nease.
The Panthers are set to take
on another county rival, St.
Augustine, tonight in a 7 p.m.
F'r..:.o by, ROB D, r '3ELC,
Senators midfielder Kwame Ajavon (7) tries to maneuver through a pair of Gainesville Buchholz defenders during Wednesday
night's game at Jack Taylor Stadium. The teams battled to a scoreless tie.
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Fletcher 47, Stanton 25
The Fletcher girls basketball
team never trailed Stanton
Octavia Mitchell paced the
Senators with 10 points. Belia
Rodriguez chipped in with six
points, Treykeezia Smith
scored eight, and Alex Brooks
and Alyssa Patterson con-
tributed six points each.
. The Senators will host
Mandarin tonight in a 7:30
Nease 61, Clay 26
The Panthers notched their
second win of the season in a
Kelsey Swendsen led all
scorers with 13 points and
seven rebounds. She was fol-
lowed by teammate Laura
Phillips who had a season-
high 11. Jackie Huffman
added 10 in the winning
Menendez 79, Nease 66
Pedro Menendez High
notched its frst-ever win
against Nease in boys basket-
ball Tuesday night.
Joe Largura led the Panthers
with 23 points, Ryan
Hentkowski added 20 and
Nick Sesnick poured in 17 in
the losing effort.
With the loss, Nease fell to
1-4 on the season. The
Panthers will take on Fletcher
next Tuesday night at home in
a 7:30 p.m. tip-off.
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher's Paige Subjinski (14) gets some air as she battles for a ball near midfield Wednesday
night against Gainesville Buchholz. A second half goal off a corner kick by Kelsey Beckmann
earned the Senators a 1-all tie with the Bobcats.
Weighty matters for
Nease defensive line
By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
When Tallahassee Lincoln's
power-1 offense broke the hud-
dle last week during pre-game
warmups, you could also feel
the ground quiver.
Offensive tackle Jamielle
Jefferson (330 pounds) and
guard Steven Robinson i300)
are no pushovers.
(280) and O
(275) are not j
Lincoln's 4,7 .
short list of p/ -
men who have
graduated to the NFL
includes Zach Piller and Kevin
The Trojans' OL held a siz-
able weight advantage against
Nease High's 4-3 defense in last
week Class 4A state semifinal at
Gene Cox Stadium.
But what the' top-ranked
Panthers (14-0, 4A No. 1') give
up in pounds they make up
with hustle and muscle.
"We were outsized, but we
were not outstrengthed," said
Nease head coach Craig
Howard, whose team takes on
No. 5 Tampa Plant (14-0) in the
4A state title game Saturday at
Dolphin Stadium in Miami.
"Our guys were hungry to go
back to Miami .and the only
ones who believed it back in
June were the guys in the
Nease may be massive on the
offensive line this season with
the likes of All-American left
guard James Wilson (310) and
all-state candidate Clyde
Yandell (305), but it's starting
DL is noticeably light.
Senior Danny Russell (250) is
the heaviest starter on a rotat-
ing front that relies more on
spry legs than tree trunks.
"We've learned to keep our
defensive line fresh," said
Howard, who moved Yandell
from nose guard to right tackle
"We put Dalton Faulds (6-3,
265) in there at times at nose
guard [against Lincoln] and Ty
Carzoli (5-11, 190), a smaller
and quicker guy, in for the pass
Nease used a five-man tront
to stop Lincoln's run-oriented
I-formation offense last week,
and a Russell and Kyle
Timpane-led lean and mean
unit to counter the Trojans
when they dropped back into
their four-wide, shotgun
Timpane t220) and John
Gallagher 1220) are Nease's
other two starters on the
need a blow,
men such as
- Faulds, a back-
. up guard,
(348) and Frank
Sbuza (253) pro-
vide size and strength.
"We're able to' shuffle guys in
there and keep them fresh,"
added Nease defensive coordi-
nator Danny Cowgill, whose
first-team unit has only
allowed six second-half points
in four playoff games.
"They [Lincoln] were not
going to line up in the I and
beat us. We're good at defend-
Nease's strength program is a
big reason why the Panthers
are back in the state champi-
onship game for the second
year in a row.
Cowgill, the school's weight-
lifting coach and a former state
qualifier in the early 1990s, led
Nease to a fifth-place showing
at the 2005 state meet.
Former Nease defensive line-
men Matt Koch t270) and
Patrick Dooley (292) placed first
and ninth, respectively in the
heavyweight division that year.
Koch benched a team-high
385 pounds and clean and
jerked a school-record 405.
University of Alabama signee
Charlie Kirschman (215) was
second in the 219-pound
weight class with a 350 bench
and a 315 clean and jerk.
Last spring at the 2A state
weightlifting meet, Wilson
placed in the top-15 among
heavyweights with a 320
bench and 330 clean and jei k.
Five other football players
qualified for state in 2006, with
four benching 300 pounds or
PSPTBa SLa RoEVe
Registration for spring base-
ball and T-ball is taking place
now through Jan. 19 online at
pvaabaseball.com or at Play It
Again Sports. There will also be
in-person registration Jan. 13
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and
Jan. 14 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
at Cornerstone Park.
Kids ages 5-15 as of April 30,
2007 are eligible. Cost is $120
for baseball, $90 for T-ball.
There will also be a holiday
clinic with Rick Wilkins Dec.
18-20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
For more information visit -
Web site or contact Pat Dowd at
The Dusty Rhodes North
Florida Baseball Christmas
Camp will take place Dec. 16-
17 at Harmon Stadium at I.NF.
Camp is for players ages 14-
18 and cost is $75. Advanced
13-year-olds (high school) will
be accepted as will high school
Camp hours are 11 a.m. until
4 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.
until 1 p.m. on Sunday. For.
more information phone 620-
Beaches Basketball League
winter registration for boys and
girls ages 3 years old through
5th grade is taking place now,
through Dec. 1. The season
runs from Jan. 2 until March
and features an 8-game sched-
For more information visit
phone Tommy Hulihan at 349-
There is a bowling league for
seniors 55 and up at Beach
Bowl on Beach Boulevard,
Competition in the Monday
league begins at 1 p.m., with
practice starting at 12:45 p.m.
Call Paula at 249-9849 for infor-
Two Christmas Sports Camps
will be held at St.,Paul's School.
The first will be Dec. 2i to Dec.
22 and costs $50. The second,'
which runs from Dec. 26 to
Dec. 29, costs $90. Single-day
rates are available.
The camps run from 8:30
a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and are
open to kindergarten through
eighth graders. Campers will
participate in team sports and
Friday are pizza, bowling and
For information, visit
call Tomnmy Hulihan at 349-
Flag Football for kids ages 5-
17 is about to start. Winter sea-
son leagues, which will run
from December through
February, have been formed
throughout the First Coast area,
including at the University of
North Florida, Ponte Vedra
Beach, Mandarin and Orange
Park. For information, visit
The Atlantic Beach Athletic Association heldits annual Fall
Farewell for the 2006 Season, on November 17. ABAA gives
four $1,000 scholarships each year. This years recipients were,'
Andi Stevens, Ryan Syness, Justin Orders and Ann Wilson. All
received a plaque and $1.000.
www.i9sports.com or call
Girls on the Run
Registration is now open
for Girls on the Run of N.E.
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for girls that combines
running and training for a 5K
(3.1 miles) run/walk, along
with healthy living education
and life. lessons.
Spring programs take place
at various locations through-
out Ponte Vedra Beach,
Atlantic Beach and Neptune
Beach. Volunteer coaches are
also needed to work with a
team of girls. For more infor-
mation phone 321-4315.
, The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
girls program is going to have
two signups. The first is from 2
p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at the
Landrum fields. The second is
from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 7,
also at the Landrum fields. A
free clinic will be given that day
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Starting this week, forms are
available at school for through-
the-mail signups. Also, signups
can be accomplished by.e-mail-
ing Leslie Santillo at pvbgirl-
The girls season will run from
Feb. 25 through May 6. The
cost is $100 per player.
River Run Training
Registration is now open for
those of all fitness levels that
want to walk or run the River
Run scheduled for for March
The training camps will begin
January 2 but interested indi-
viduals must register early
because space is limited. For
more information phone
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568.
Registration for the Ponte
Vedra Soccer Club's spring sea--
son began Nov. 6. Electronic
registration is available via the
Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-
Cost is $130 and new players
must provide copy of birth cer-
tificate. Children must have
been 4 by July 31, 2006 to play.
Registration will end Jan., 10
and the season takes place from
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Nease High senior right-side hitter Meghan Oakley has committed to play volleyball at Florida
Community College in Jacksonville. Oakley was a key player in the Panthers' drive to the Class
4A final four this season. She had 157 kills, 75 digs, 31 assists and 26 blocks for district champi-
on Nease. .
Registration for the Beaches
Soccer League spring season
sponsored by Fletcher High
School will take place during
the month of January at Soccer
Stop, 1518 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach during regu-
lar business hours.
BSL is a recreational league
for players 4 years old through
'6th grade. Roster size is eight
players and games are five-a- -
side with no goalkeepers.
Registration fee is $60 for an
eight-game season and includes
shirt and socks. Games begin
the week of March 5 arid are
played on Tuesday or Thursday
everungs at 5:30 p.m. at the San
Pablo Elementary School fields.
For more information contact
Mike Leline at levinem(@educa-
tioncentral.org or 635-8969.
Strollerfit - exerdse with your
baby. Outdoor classes where
.mothers turn their strollers into
portable exercise machines are
taking place in Atlantic Beach
Thursday and Saturdays, and
Fort Caroline Mondays,
Wednesday and Frida\s orom
9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
For more information phone
Siobhan Reigle at 997-8364 or
A senior men's doubles league.
at the "C" level will begin October
10 at Huguenot Tennis Center.
Seniors must be over 50 years old
Matches will take place Friday
mornings from Oct. until April
For more information phone
Bob Totter at 247-1865.
Registration is now taking place
for Beach Girls Fitness, an outdoor
fitness program for women.
Camps involve total body work-
outs designed to help womenlose
weight, gain enerig and build self-
esteem. . ' :
Camps, take place Mondays,'
Wednesday and Fridays at, 8:30
For more information contact
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568 or
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Student-athletes are under
Pressures to keep up their
grades, to perform, and it
appears that if they are
injured, pressure to return to
the playing field.
And if an athlete is injured,
a University of North Carolina
study suggests that they are
twice.as likely to be reinjured
once they 'do return to play.
Researchers say the results
:suggest that many young var-
sity' athletes may be under too
much pressure to return to
play before they've fully
healed and aren't learning
enough about, injury,preven-
Lead researcher Stephen
Marshall, professor of epi-
demiology at the University of
North Carolina, reported that
he found the results "shock-
ing" and related it to a lack of
medical attention and
resources at the time of injury
and poor follow-up may be to
'Less than half of all high
schools in the United States
have even one, certified athlet-
ic trainer," says Marshall..
This is in contrast to many of,
our local schools, which not
only have. an,athletic trainer
on staff, but also have a med-
ical doctor as well as their
team physician. Football and
soccer were the most , common
sports associated with re-
New Orleans Saints defen-
sive tackle Hollis Thomas was
suspended by the NFL for four
games this week for using
Never mind the fact that
these steroids are used specifi-
cally to treat his asthma, and
were' prescribed by the team
doctor, John Amoss, MD.
Dr. Amoss, has written a let-
ter to the league, stating that
Thomas has "severe asthma
and requires high dose
Thomas takes Advair, which
contains the steroid fluticas-
one and a beta agonist salme-
terol, as well as an Albuterol
What makes this suspension
so ridiculous is that Thomas is
a known asthmatic and is a
national asthma awareness
spokesman, visiting schools.
and youth groups to talk
about his condition.
No evidence of cell phones
risk with cancer.
For years, people who used'
cell priones have had a slight
fear that maybe, just maybe,
their phone may cause some
form of cancer.
This was a concern, for it
has been shown that cell
phones .emit electromagnetic
waves that can travel up to six
centimeters into, the human
However, a recent Danish
study shows there is, simply
nothing to fear. The study'
people,who have used the cell
phones on average 8.5 years, p
but included some who had as
long as 20 years of use.
The study's lead researcher,
Dr. Joachim Schuz, of the
Danish Cancer Societ,; noted
that there was no increase in
brain cancer, leukemi-
aleukemia, or tumors of the,'
eyes or salivary glands amqng
cell phone users.
While .there were 14,249.
total cancers among the cell
phone users in the study, that
is actually less than the rate of
cancer among the general
population for a sample of
"We found no evidence for
an association between tumor
risk and cellular telephone use
among either short-term or
long-term users," Dr. Schuz
This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports.,
medicine, and safetO: It is not
intended to sen'e as a replace-
ment for treatment by your regu-
lar doctor. It is only designed to
offer guidelines on the preven-
tion, recognition, and care. of,'
injuries and illness., Specific con-
cerns should be discussed with
your physician. AMail your ques-
tions to Gregory Smith, MD -
Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, Fl 32034.
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Jack Taylor Stadium. RIGHT: Senators defender Mary Saller-Hobbs heads the ball deep in Fletcher territory
against Gainesville Buchholz Wednesday night. The teams played to a 1-all draw.
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Sunday, December 24
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Dec. 10- 10:00am "CanticIes of Christmas" Chalice Choir
Dec. 13- 6:30pm "Joyland" Childrens Choir Musical
Dec. 17- 10:00am "Everything Glorious"
Praise Band, Praise Choir, Narrow Way Players
Dec. 24- Worship Services at 8:00am.; 9:00am,
Dec. 24- Christmas Eve- 6:00pm Family Time
11:00pm Traditional Candle Light
r Christ Episcopal Church
30 PM Sun., Dec. 23 Holy Eucharist Rite atPontera
5:30 PM Sun., Dec. 23 Holy Eucharist Rite II at Ponte Vedra
7:45 AM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist Rite I at Ponte Vedra
9:00 AM Sun., Dec. 24 ' Holy Eucharist Rite II at Ponte Vedra
9:00 AM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eudharist, Rite II at San Pablo
8:30 AM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist II at Serenata Beach
9:30 AM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist II at Serenata Beach
Ponte Vedra Campus
2:00 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist Rite II
4:00 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist - Building Creche
5:30 PM Sun., Dec. 24 . Holy Eucharist- Children's Pageant'
8:00 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Festival Holy Eucharist Rite II,
10:30 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Festival Candlelight Holy Eucharist
San Pablo Campus
8:00 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist Rite II
South Ponte Vedra Beach Community Center
4:00 PM Sun., Dec. 24 Holy Eucharist Rite II
at Christ Church Ponte Vedra
10:00 AM Mon., Dec. 25 Holy Eucharist Rite II
Christ Episcopal Church
400 San Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach
Christ Church Christ Church San Pablo
at Serrenata Beach 2002 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville
(904) 273-5965 (904) 221-4777
Christ United .
400 Penman Road, Neptune Beach
"0 Come Let Us Adore Him, Christ the King"
We invite everyone to come join us for our timely vet
traditional worship services at 10:15 Sunday mornings.
December 10 "Christmas Cantata" during
kber 10 Youth Christmas play
& chili dinner at 5pm
[ber 17 Praise & Worship guests go caroling
ber 25 Regular worship service at 10:15
Christmas Eve Candlelight, &
Communion Service at 11pm '
www.neptriuebeach-umc.org , '
1423 Eighth Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach
We invite you to join us for our
Holiday Programs and Worship Services
Dec. 13 Advent Service-7 pm l
Dec. 17 Christmas Choral
Dec. 20 Christmas Children's
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service - 10am
Family Christmas Service - 6pm
Candlelight Service with
SHoly Communion - 8pm & 10pm
Dec. 25 Christmas Day Worship Service 10am
SPhone: 249-5418 * www.blcjaxbeach.org
Presby te rian
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Saturday Service 6:30 PM
Sunday Service 9:00 AM
Sunday Service 10:30 AM
Sunday School 9:00 AM
Children's ministry and nursery available during all services.
Christmas Eve Service
Sunday, December 24th at 7:00 PM
190 S. Roscoe Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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The Fletcher Middle
School Chorus per-
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Sounds of the Season
holiday concert held
at the Seawalk
Pavilion last weekend.
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The cooler- temperatures
help me get into the
spirit of the season,
and although I am no
longer crazy about a lot of
cold days, I love waking up
We have had a freeze
warning and tonight we are
to get another one.
As I've said numerous
times, whether your plant
material gets affected by the
.cold is a factor of choice of
plants and your very indi-
.vidual micro climate, i.e. do
you live close to a large
body of water, do you have
a heavy tree canopy, do you
have healthy turf and trees,
These factors will mini-
mize the negative impact of
I know how busy every-
one is at this time of year, so
I will be brief in my review
of precautions you need to
take to minimize the poten-
tial damage a freeze could
bring to your landscape.
Perhaps you can just cut
out this next part, put it on
your fridge and refer to it
when need be.
1. Water 24 to 36 hours
prior to the expected freeze.
2. Never water during a
freeze. Never water just prior
: 3. Turn your irrigation sys-
tem to "Manual" NOW.
.4. Avoid mowing, spray-
ing, pruning, fertilizing right
before a predicted freeze.
5. Cover tender plant
material before sunset, and
remove the cover in the
6. Bring any tropical plant
into the garage, porch, or
inside to the coolest room.
7. Bank soil, dirt, or use
insulated foam around the
graft of cold sensitive citrus.
8. Do not plant anything
right before a predicted
freeze, even "freeze tolerant"
9. Poinsettias must have
protection. Bring them into
10. Pick citrus fruit from
the tree iif emps-are predict-
ed in the 20's, and if they
are to stay there for four
11. Mulch shallow-rooted
plants such as azaleas and
dogwoods to give added
protection to roots.
12. Water the day after
the freeze, especially if
winds are present during the
I hate to just give you a
list like this because I
believe that if you know the
logic behind these things,
knowing what to do will
However, between this
recital and that party you
wouldn't have or take the
time to sit and read a
lengthy column, right?
So, this week you get off
easy, but be prepared for my
fingers will need a workout
My blessings to you espe-
cially as you celebrate and
prepare for your holidays.
Take a few moments to
reflect on the real meaning
of whatever holiday you are
celebrating, and if you are
alone, find a way to help
someone else, the best medi-
cine in the world.
The IM Sulzbacher Center
for the Homeless, the
Salvation Army, Goodwill,
the City Rescue Mission,
food banks, and all of our
churches would help you
find something to do so you
are not feeling alone.
Next week I'll give you
some ideas for gifts to give a
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The Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier dance a Pas De Deux in the finale of Tchaikovsky's timeless "Nutcracker Ballet."
JSO stages First Coast Nutcracker today,
The 35th annual First Coast
Nutcracker opens today at 8
p.m. at the Moran Theatre in
The timeless and enchanting
holiday classic features Leticia
Oliveira and Zdenek Konvalina
as the principal dancers and
melodies performed live by the
Ja.cksonvil.le .. Symphony
Tickets start at $18.
Performances are '8 p.m. today
and Saturday and 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday.
Choreographed by Rhoilda
Stampalia, the First Coast
Nutcracker features Oliveira as
the Sugar Plum Fairy and
Konvalina as The Cavalier.
Monrihko Nakahara is the
The.story of a young German
girl who dreams of a
Nutcracker prince was first per-
formed by the Kirov Ballet. in
1892 at Russia's Nlariinsky
Tchaikovsky was commis-
sioned to write the music a
year earlier. The Nutcracker
March, the Sugar Plum Dance
The Nutcracker turns into a prince and takes Clara (above) on a
journey to the Land of Snow, an enchanted forest wonderland
where' they are welcomed by dancing snowflakes.
and the Dance of Reeds are
among the best-known songs
in the ballet.
Based on the story "The
Nutcracker and the King of
Mice" by E.T.A. Hoffmam, the
Nutcracker was first performed
in the U.S. in the 1940s.
Bring a pillow to lengthy 'Holiday'
A riter-director Nancy
Holiday" turns out
to be better than expected.
But as with Meyers' previ-
ous movie "Something's Got
to Give"...oh, my word, does
this woman need a good
editor. Like "Give," this
movie is a frothy romantic
comedy that could handily
clock in at 90 minutes if
Meyers would stop falling in
love with her every shot.
(This one's 138 minutes;
bring a heinie pillow.)
The premise is that two
women who are overcoming
painful fove affairs decide to
do a "house exchange" over
the Christmas holiday --
each will take possession of
the other's home and
belongings for two weeks.
i.I'm tragically unhip, so
maybe this trade thing is
the latest trend. Still, in
these days of stalkers and
terrorists, who is so desper-
ate for a holiday that she'll,
essentially, turn her private
life over to a total stranger?)
Amanda (Cameron Diaz)
is an overworked Hollywood
movie-trailer editor. Iris
iKate Winsleti is a British
newspaper writer whose
unrequited love with a co-
worker goes completely
kaput when he gets engaged
to a different co-worker.
Naturally, both women are
eager to get away from their
bitter surroundings and go
to some place with no avail-
able men. I don't think I'm
giving away major plot
points to say that if the
women's new settings didn't
get them romantically
involved, there would be no
The movie's first half-hour
is like waiting for a punch
line from a.comic who has
to include every minute
detail in his joke. When Iris
hits Amanda's L.A. home,
there's shot after shot of her
thrilling.to Amanda's elabo-
rate mansion. And you,re
thinking, "Yes, Ms. Meyers,
your movie sets are splen-
did. Can we get on with the
We're also meant to be
touched by Iris' ongoing
crying jag (also an overused
gag in "Give"), and not one
but two scenes where each
woman declares her inde-
pendence by rocking out to
a loud CD in the middle of
her new surroundings.
Happily, the movie finally
detours from Clicheville
when Iris comes across her
new neighbor Arthur Abbott
(Eli Wallachi, a retired and
Wallach is the movie's
pleasant surprise, endowing
swipes at New Hollywood
with a surprising thoughtful
and original character. As it
happens, Wallach's 91st (!)
birthday was yesterday, and
yet he's the one giving a
present to the audience.
Once the movie finally
gets its footing, it never
looks back. Amanda's
chance encounter with a
local playboy (Jude Law)
gives some real heart to the
movie, as does Iris' meeting
with a local movie composer
(Jack Black, who tones down
his usual party-animal per-
sona and gives a real per-
formance this time).
Among other debits, Diaz
(as usual) overdoes the tall-
gawky-goddess routine that
Tea Leoni wore to a nub
years ago. (And who but
Diaz would run through
snow and ice without taking
off her high heels?) And
Meyers includes endless
Hollywood diatribes that
will be lost on non-film-
buffs (though one of them
leads to a very funny
Yet for every debit in the
movie, there's something to
genuinely charm you. So the
movie gets by on a pass.
Hopefully, Meyers will follow
her own character's (Amanda)
advice and eventually shut up
for a little bit.
"The Holiday" is rated PG-
13 for some adult language
and sexual situations.
For.every ticket purchased
to . see , 'the' Beaches
Nutcracker at 7. p.m. Dec. 16
at Fletcher High School, a
new pair'ofshoes and a'hot
meal will be p;vided to an
orphan in India.
Local businesses con-
tributed to a Dec. 1
fundraiser to support the
perfo.7Ff-rce"-'5"7 d iha bled
event organizers to partner
with 1-58, a local non-profit,
to provide the needed shoes
and meals. ,''
The Beaches Nutcracker
will feature dozens of local
performers of all ages. To
purchase tickets, call 241-
The Jacksonville Children's
Chorus will also perform,
along with some of the area's
finest young dancers.
Audiences are asked to share
the holiday spirit by bringing a
new, unwrapped toy for the
Salvation Army's Angel Tree
The Atlantic Beach
.Experimental Theatre will
stage a special engagement of
the David Sedaris comedy
"The Santaland Diaries."
The anti-holiday play about
a wicked Macy's department
store elf runs Friday and
Saturday, Dec. 22 and. 23, at
716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. The 8:15 show features
local actor/playwright lan
Mairs in a one-man produc-
The New Yorker called the
play, "A satirical brazenness
that holds up' next, to Mark
Twain and Nathaniel West".'
The Seattle Weekly. called it
"quite the funniest' pages of
text published in the past quar-
ter century. David Sedaris
Mairs will also present the
play at 7:30 p.m. Dec.' 13, 20
and 21 at the Museum of
Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St.,
Tickets are $10 for the ABET
show and $12 and $10.for the
Jacksonville show. For ,ABET
reservations, call 249-7177.
For the Jacksonville show, call
Also being staged:
* "A TUNA CHRISTMAS,"
a comedy about a small town
Texas Christinas, is staged at 8
p.m. today and Saturday and
Dec. 15 and 16 at Players By
The Sea, 106 6th Street N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Matinee
performances will.be held at 2.
p.m. Sunday. Tickets a"'F$'$18
for adults, $15 for students,
seniors and military. Call 249-
2022 for information.
* "ED SCROOGE" runs
from Dec. 14-16 at Theatre
Jacksonville, 2032 San Marco
Blvd., Jacksonville. Call 476-
5582 for information.
* "A CHRISTMAS CAR-
OLE" runs through Dec. 24 at
the Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Doors open at 6
p.m. for evening shows.
Matinees are held at 11 a.m.
on Saturday and noon on
Sunday. Admission ranges
from $39 to $46 for dinner
and show. Call 641-1212.
Legendary comedian George Carlin brings his unique blend
of social commentary and hilarious observations of ordinary
life to the Moran Theatre Monday. Call 632-3373 for tickets.
Songwriter's night Sunday
at Adele Grage Cul. Center
Songwriter's Night is held
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. The event is
free and open to the public.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.
for the alcohol-free event,
where seating is on a first-
come, first-served basis.
Mike Shackleford is the host.
A dozen or so musicians will
Atlantic Beach activities can
be found on the Internet at
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The North Florida Women's Chorale recently finished its fall concert season with a concert at Beach United Methodist Church in
Jacksonville Beach. The Chorale sang at the 11 a.m. church service and performed Christmas as well as non-Christmas music.
The Chorale will resume rehearsals on'Jan. 8 to prepare for its'spring season. Anyone interested in joining this group should con-
tact Lila Elliott at 285-0416.
WINTER BREAK ACTIVITIES
*Holiday Activities at
Adventure Landing include
visiting with Santa from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec.
16 in Jacksonville Beach. Also,
Gator Bowl players will be vis-
iting from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 27 and Dec. 29. And both
Adventure Landing locations,
on Beach and Blanding
Boulevards, will hold a Noon
Year's Eve celebration Dec. 31.
A family party begins at 10
a.m., with a balloon drop at
*First Coast Skates Holiday
Show, "Holidays Around the
World," will be presented from
12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 16 at
Skate World' Ice Arena on
Philips Highway and Emerson
Street. Tickets are $8. in
advance and $9 at the door.
For information, call 904-476-
*Apron's Cooking School
holds a two-day, two-session
Kids Survivor Camp at the
Publix at 10500 San lose Blvd.
The camp is designed to
improve kitchen sunrival skills.
Session I wall be held at 10 a.m.
Dec. '26 and Dec. 27, Session 11
at 10 a.m. Dec. 28 and Dec. 29.
Kids may take one session or
both; the cost of each is $70.
The number to call is 904-262-
*Apron's Cooking School
offers two two-day Teen
Survivor Camp sessions at the
Publix at 10500 San lose Blvd.
Session I, scheduled for 3 p.m.
Dec. 26 and Dec. 27, will focus
on knife skills and creating
meal-sized sandwiches. Session
II, slated for 3 p.m. Dec. 28 and
Dec. 29, will focus on baking
skills and the-piepartion of fin-
ger foods. The cost of each ses-
sion is $70. The number to call
for reservations is 904-262-
S'Infinity Allstars Holiday
Camp opens its.doors Dec. 26,
for an annual camp that runs
through Jan. 5 at 510-1
Mayport Road in Atlantic
Beach. Call 904-247-1031 for
*Winter Ranger Program
Two winter day camps will
be offered at Little Talbot
Island State Park.
-Dec. 27, 28 and 29: "Join
the Migration." This free,
three-day series introduces
children to animal migration
and teaches them how and
why animals migrate. This
camp will run from 1 p.m. to 3
p.m. eacb day and is intended
for children ages .6-12. Parents
are required to remain with the
Youp and are asked join in the
This day-camp is limited to
25 youngsters, so call 904-251-
2320 to reserve a spot.
Participants will meet at the
Ribault Club on Fort George
-Jan. 2 and 3: "Winter
Escapes." This free, two-day
series introduces children to
the adventures of hiking. The
first day, they learn the basi1,d
of outdoor trekking. The seM
ond day, Park staff and the kids
conquer the 3.8-mile Little
Talbot Hiking Trail. This camp
will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
both days and is intended for
children ages 8 and up.
Parents are required to remain
with the group and are asked
join in the fun.
*Kids Camps at MOSH fea-
tures two winter camps, one
frorm Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 and
the other from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5.
Camp topics, for kindergart-
ners through sixth graders, will
include "Sleigh Bell Science"
and "Polar,. Explorers."' The
camps will run from 9 a.m. to
3:30 p.m., with before- and
after-care available. The num-
ber to call is 396-MOSH.
*Creation Stations at MOCA
JMIOMAI invites children ages
5-12 to participate in a back-to-
school,'one-day art camp from
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. As the
winter break wraps up, chil-
dren will have the opportunity
to visit stations-featuring hmul-
timedia art-making activities.
The cost is $20. for members
and $25 for non-members.
For information, call MOCA
Department at 366-6911, ext.
Kindermusik and playday
classes Tuesday to Saturday in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach for children from
birth to age 7. Trial class is free.
Call 249-3828 for information.
The Dance Department at Fletcher High School will perform a
"Winter Dance Concert" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the
Fletcher auditorium. Students in all four dances classes will per-
form repertoire in-ballet, jazz and modern dance. Admission is
$3 at the door.
Wine Tastings in and around
the Beaches t
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, 530
TPC Blvd,, Ponte Vedra Beach,
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday,
Friday and Saturdays, and 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 6, ABC's
70th Anniversary. 285-5760.
'ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, 606
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, a January wine tasting
on a date to be announced.
Broudy's Liquors, 353 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec.
Chef Gerald's, 1108-106 A1A
South, Ponte Vedra Beach, 6:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Claude's Chocolate, 15
Hypolita St., St. Augustine, 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. 808-
The Grape, St. Johns Town
Center, 10281 Midtown
Parkway, Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
to 4 p.m. Saturday, 5:30 to
7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 642-
[I's Liberty Bistro, 330 A1A
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NSA visual arts contest worth $10,000 to winner
In this season of giving and
good will to men, it seems
some of those who give their
time, efforts and money to
help promising young people
in the arts.
Members of the National
Society of the Arts and Letters
is such a group.
Each year theyoffer an
opportunity to individuals
between the ages of 18 and 30
to compete in a contest with a''
prize of $10,000 and an
opportunity in their artistic
field -- drama, dance, music,
sculpture and the visual arts.
This year, the competition
will be in the latter category,
and the competition locally
will take place in March.
The local chapter'will award,
cash prizes of $1,500 for first,
$1,000 for second and $750
for third. The first-place win-
ner also will have an opportu-
nity to compete nationally for
a $10,000 cash prize.
The Naomi Winston
Scholarship in Art for ages 16.
to 22 awards a $10,000 cash
prize. For an application or
more information, call Barbara
Sarvis at 285-2196 or 607-
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Atlantic Beach artist Karen
Sadler has made art education
for all ages available at ArtLife,
a gallery with studios and
ArtLife is a large, two-story
building off Mayport Road '
that Sadler calls her "space."
Local artists displaying their
work include Jonathan Lux,
Lara Taber, Sara McManus,
Christopher Cdleman, Dawu,
Tim Bullard and Ryan
ISadler said she is dedicated
to bringing art to all ages
whether it be the visual or the
performing arts. A trip to the
facility at 510 Mayport Road is
inspiring. For more details,
:"Grossology" runs through
Dec. 31 at the Museum of
Science & History. The exhibit
explores everything youw
would ever want .to know 7
about bodily functions. It is
entertaining and educational.
The exhibit will be on dis-
play during MOSH's annual
winter day camp, Dec. 27-29.
To register, call 280-0614.
'On Saturday, Dec. 30, the
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
will host its annual New Year's
Eve balloon drop party.
Snacks, prizes and art activities
will be included in this event.
The cost is $2. The center is
at 50 Executive Way, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Call 280-0614 or
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. The Neptune Arts Group
and South Beach Gallery will
be hosting their Holiday
Exhibit and Christmas Party
on Sunday, Dec. 10, from 2 to
5 p.m. The gallery is at 1250
Beach Blvd, inside Beach
The public is invited to
come and share a cup of cheer
and refreshments with the
artists, whose works are on
display at Piano Expo, 1142
Southside Blvd. Call 642-1136.
The Riverside flite Arts
Association will present
"Synergy" in concert on
Friday, Dec. 15. The 8 p.m.
concert will be preceded by a
silent auction at 7 p.m. The �
pre-concert reception is free.
Concert tickets are $25 for
adults and $5 for students.'
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The River City Band will,
present Yuletide Swing tonight
at Jacoby Concert Hall. Call
355-4700 for tickets.
Community Theatre opened
"A Tunla Christmas" last week.
The comedy runs tonight and
Saturday at 8 p.m. and 2 p.ni.
Sunday at 106 6th' St. N.,
Additional performances are
Friday and Saturday, Dec.' 15
and 16. Call 249-2022 for tick-
et details and reservations.
Mark your calendars for the
opening date of "Temples and
Tombs: The Treasures of
Egyptian Art From the British
Museum." The exhibit opens
Friday, Dec. 22, at the
Cummer Museum of Art & .
A reception will be held
from 7 to 9 p.m. on opening_
day. The cost is $35 for non-
members. Call 356-6035.
Our local galleries offer
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Paul Steinke, Joe Taylor, Virgil Jones, Josh Bergenson and Lance Sanford. Sculptural Santas by
Cheryl Wencel and Dannehl Twomey are also featured. For more details, call 241-6928.
unique gifts for Christmas giv-
ing. First Street Gallery in'
Neptune Beach offers hand-
made ornaments, pottery,
glass, wood, and fiber cre-
ations. The gallery is at 216.
1st St. Call 241-6928;
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art.can be beautiful. See for
yourself and visit the J.I.
Johnson Gallery where the
works of Yolanda Sanchez are-
on display until Jan. 26.
Vibrant colors spread across
large white canvasses result is
exciting works of art. The
gallery is located at 177 4th St.
N., lacksonville Beach. Call
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Ex-mercenary Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio) and fisherman Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou) become joinecl in a common quest to
recover a rare pink diamond in the action drama "Blood Diamond." The film also stars Jennifer Connelly.
Bond griity unsophisticated in 'Casino Royale'
by SARAH LINWOOD
When Ilan Fleming.
Rovale" in the earl%\
-1950s'' even the real-tife ":
British spymaster coildh't ':"
have predicted the riches that
would eventually attach to its
As the 21st lames Bond
flick, it's Holl-wood's most
durable franchise. It intro-
duces the audience to a new
leading man - Daniel Craig -
and at the same time, casts a
glaring eye on who Bond real-
Craig and experienced
Robert Wade and Paul Harris
bring real depth and realism ."
to the role, something lacking ,
in most Bond filirs.
They never forget, though,
that Bond movies are first and
foremost action films.
"Casino Royale" begins
immediately after Bond gets
his double zero designation,
Britain's famous license to kill.
As 007, he's tasked with hunt-
ing and bringing to justice a
Circumstances dictate he
either kill his quarry on the
grounds of an embassy or . .
allow the miscreant to go free.,
i'\'thout a moment's hesita-
tion the would-be bomber
becomes a late would-be
bomber, sparking an interna-
tional incident. Dame ludy
Dench, one of the greatest
female actresses of our time,
reprises 1M, Bond's superior.
director Martin Campbell.
Though this two-hour plus
film is rated PG-13, it should '.
be R. A graphic torture scene
with a bizarre twist maiks the
flick's midpoint; bad-guy bod-
les, of course, are .strewn ,,
everywhere. ; ' A*b,:
As usual goto. .
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the trailer. It's almost immate-
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excellent and perfect for the
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James Bond (Daniel Craig; must win a high-stakes poker game and
bring down a terrorist network in director Martin Campbell's "Casino
She's infuriated by his
actions, doubting her recent
decision to give him double
zero status and calling him a
The description is apt as
Craig displays none of the
finesse, charm or sophistica-
tion of previous Bonds. Dame-
Dench's wariness of her erring
employee turns to menace
when, supposedly seeking
refugee, he breaks into her
home. Dame Dench tells him
never to do it again and in a,
voice that will send a chill
down your spine..
Craig's next assignment is
to take, down a terrorist
money launderer, a villain'
adequately played by Meds
Michelson ("Exit," "King
Michelson has literally been
playing fast and loose with his
deadly client's ill-gotten gains,
enjoying life as both a play-
boy and gambler. .'
The British Secret Service
leans he'll be playing Texas
Hold 'Em at Casino Royale in
If they can bankrupt him,
they reason, he can be
squeezed for information.
Since even British Intelligence
can't fix the game, they decide
to send in the agency's best
card player, Bond. ''
Millions are at stake, so Eva
Green ("Kingdom of Heaven")
is unexpectedly sent to deliver
and watch the Queen's cash.
Later, she becomes the first
woman Bond ever loved.
Spearheading this almost
gritty, unsophisticated James
Bond flick is "Goldeneye"
"Saturday Night Live - 1st
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31-year-old: comedy show,
show them this groundbreak-
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by George Carlin and Richard
Pryor, among many others.
"Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Men's Chest" - Sequel
with Johnny Depp at his most.
uninhibited. Watch at your
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.Cloud Nine are in today and
Cliff's at the Beach, 1401 * * *
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach. Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Gunslinger is in at 9 p.m. Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
today and Saturday. Jacksonville Beach * 242-9499.
a*. * * Cloud Nine is in from 7-101
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967 p.m. followed'by Jimmy Solan
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach * every Wednesday. Spade
249-9595. Don't Tell Anne per- McQuade plays- traditional
forms at 9 p.m. today; Santa . Irish music .every Thursday.
Claus makes a visit from 4 to 8 Meridian' plays traditional
p.m. saturday followed by Jax Irish music at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Pipes and Drums at 7:30 p.m.. ' * * *.
and Don't tell Anne at 9 p.m. Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
The Glas Tara Dancers perform Atlantic Beach * 246-4293.
at 4 p.m. followed by Bobby Nolan Neal, is inT Monday.
Flynn at 6 p.m. Sunday. Songwriter's night with Seth
* * * Ramsdill every, , Tuesday.
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub & Reggae .with Pill Pili every
Restaurant, 333 1st' St. N., Wednesday. The Wes Cobb
Jacksonville Beach * 242-9499. 'Band is in Thursdays. Mystic
Cloud Nine appears from 7 to Dino and the 420 Band are in
10' p.m. every Wednesday.' Sundays.
Spade McQuade is in every . ** .
Sunday. Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
*** Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
Freebird Live, 200 N.. First" 249-7787. Mary Ann Hawkins
SSt., Jacksonville Beach * 246- plays piano Thursdays. The
BIRD. Allele with special Anianda Finch Jazz Quintet
guests appear at 9 p.m. today, perform's today. Pianist Matt
Guitar legend Johnny Winter Hall appears Saturday.
with Pat Ramsey and guests * * a
"performs at 9 p.m. Saturday. ' Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Tickets are $20. The Asylum Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Street Spankers are in Sunday; Beach * 249-9660. Kenhe and
Peter Rowan plays Thursday. Sleepy every Triday. Mike
* * * Shackelford Band appears
SLynch's. Irish Pub, 51.4 N.': Saturdays.
First St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Trevor and Tanner
appear from 6 to 9 p.m. today
and Saturday followed by
Yankee Slickers from 10 p.m.
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Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach * 241-7877. El
Toro Loco appears today and
Saturday. Ron Perry is in
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 AIA N., Ponte
Vedra Beach a 280-2525. Le.
NMonde Quartet pdlys Latin
music Tuesdays. The Jason
Anderson Group performs
every Thursday. lose LeBron
and The LeMon.de Quintret per-
form every Saturday.
> Bo's Coral Reef, 201 Fifth
Ave. 'N., Jacksonville Beach *
246-98,74. DJs and female
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Brix, Jacksonville Beach.Jazz
great Teddy Washington is in
every Wednesday through
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach * 241-
8848. Live: music from 9:30
p.m. to .1:30 a.m. 'today and
Saturday. Country night every
Caribee Key, 100 N First St.,
'Neptune Beach * 270-8940.
Pili Pili plays reggae every
Friday and Saturday:
Champs' Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach * 285-7777.'
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'The FCCJ Chamber Choirs
and Chorale join for ,a holiday
performance at 8 p.m. today'at
the wilson Center for the Arts
at FCCI's South campus, 11901
Beach Boulevard. Admission is
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Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
First St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Live music at 10
p.m. today and Saturday.
Karaoke every Sunday. Little
Green men perform every
Monday. Spiderbaby is in
every Wednesday. 3 appears
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Mackenzie's Steakhouse, 100
Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra
Beach * 543-9143. Gene
Nordan plays piano Tuesday
through Thursday. Don
Miniard is in Saturday.
Michael Howard plays Sunday.
Will Hurley performs Fridays
Max's 'Restaurant, 1312
Beach -- Blvdy lacksonville
Beac'e* '24'-6820. John Evans
plays the piano every Friday
Ocean Club, 401 First Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Mystic Roots in the tiki bar
every Tuesday. Fifth South and
the Glass Camels are in the
Bubba Lounge - every
Wednesday. Reggae with Pili
Pili from 4 to 8 p.m. every
Sawgrass, 43 PGA Tour Blvd,
Ponte V'edra Beach * 285-3133.
Ralph "E" performs top 40's.
blues, oldies and jazz every
Friday and Saturday night.
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
1st Street, Neptune Beach *
249-2922. The John Thomas
SGroup with Debra Rider plays
cabaret jazz from 10.:a.m. to 1
Spare Time Tavern nd .
Spare Time Tavern and
free. Call 646-2364 for infor-
Tuba and euphonium players
performing holiday songs at 2
p.m. Saturday at The
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Clay Aiken joins the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, Dec. 21, for a one-night-only concert of all-Christmas
favorites. Aiken will perform many songs from his platinum CD
"Merry Christmas with Love". The Jacksonville Children's
Chorus will make a special appearance. Call 354-5547.
Grille. .1728 3rd,, S:. N.,
Jacksonville Beach * 246-8360.
'Eric Wink performs Tuesdays.,
Yankee Slickers are in every
Thursday. Reggae with Delions
of Jah every Friday. The
Hopeless appears Saturday.
,The Jirm Essery Band performs
Sun'- Dog Tavern, '207
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach
a 241-8221. Chuck Nash and
i the Zen Twins rotate every
Wednesday. Chroma appears
on. the first Thursday of every
Tra, Vini Italian Restaurant,
216 Ponte Vedra: Park Drive,'
Ponte Vedra Beach Beach *
273-2442. Tony Saladino per-
forms jazz piano and standards
Thursday through Saturday.
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Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach *-
241-5600. Mary Ann Hawkins
is in Wednesdays. Mike
Shackelford performs Friday.
Kenhe is in from Saturday.
The Atlantic, 333 N. First St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimbs host karaoke
Jacksonville Landing, , 2
Independent, ;. Drive,
The concert is free and open
to' all players. Rehearsal begins
at 10 a.m. Call 269-9819 for
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Friday, Dec. 8
Just a Dumb Kid: ,Neptune
Beach resident Joe Abb Overby,
author of "Just a Dumb Kid
from Nowhere," will be fea-
tuied speaker at Noon Break,
held from noon to 1 p.m. at
the Beaches Branch Library.
Noon Break, a program of the
Beaches 'Branch Friends of the
Library, is free and open to the
public. Attendees are welcome.
to bring a bag lunch. For infor-.
mation, call the Library at 241-
Saturday, Dec. 9
Anime -Club: The Anime
Club meets from 2:30 to 4:45
p.m. at the Beaches Branch
Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Anime/Manga fans get
together to watch anime, dis,
cuss favorites. and share art-
work. Call the branch at 241-
1141 for information.
Beaches Kids Party: A sec-,
ond annual holiday party,
given by Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry (BEAM),
Neighborhood Partnership for
the Protection of Children and
Beaches Resource Center for,
Beaches children, Will be held
from 11 a.m. to I p.m. at the
Beaches Boys and Girls Club.
Santa will arrive on a firetruck
and pose for pictures.. The
event is free for children. More
than 25 Beaches churches,
'businesses ,and groups are
involved. For .information,
contact 241-2437 (BEAM),
270-8200 (Beaches Resource
Center)' or 249-8854
Beaches 'League of
Storytellers: The Beaches
League of Storytellers meets at
10:30 a.m. for Storytelling by
Members, followed by a lunch-
eon at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. Anyone inter-
ested in storytelling is wel-
come to attend.
Contra Dance: Contra
Dances are held every second
Saturday of the month at the
Cobalt Moon Center, 217 First
St., Neptune Beach.. This
week's social dance, from 8 to
'II p.m., will be to live music
by Full Circle and called by
Charlie Dyer. The price of
admission is $10 at the door.
For information, call 904-525-,
Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc , a mental health support
group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at St.
Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Life Center, 578 1st
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-3299 for information.
Senior tennis: Tennis for
seniors is being offered from 9
to 11 a.m. at Huguenot Tennis
Center in Jacksonville Beach.
For information, call Moe at
S247-6221. , : '
A senior men's doubles ten-
nis "C" level * league plays
through April at Huguenot
Tennis-Center on Friday morn-
ings. The league has home
and away matches. Call Bob,
Totter at 2-17-1865 for informa-
Kittens and cats.that have been
veterinarian-checked and test-
ed, and that have shots and
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The Galley Restaurant it
Palm Cove Marina
14603 Beach Blvd. 400,
Dance Association: The
American Ballroom and
Association meets at 8 p.m. at
Bolero's, 10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Guest admission is $12. For
information or reservations,
Fall Alumni Social: The
Alumni Association of the
American Red Cross Volunteer
Life Saving Corps holds a Fall.
Alumni Social from 6:30 to 9
'p.m. at Neptune Beach FOP
Lodge, 2004 Forest Ave. Past
members, should, call Bill
Reagan at 571-6502 or Richard
Riley at7 249-8542 for reserva-,
Parliamentarians: The First'
Coast Parliamentarians hold a
Christmas luncheon at 11:30
a.m. at Selva Marina Country
Club, 1600 Selva Marina Dr.,
Atlantic Beach. Guest speaker
is Ch4alie Pattonr. The cost is
$15; reservations must be;
made by Dec 6. For informa-'
tion, call 223-1314 or email
There will be no regular
meeting in December.
POW!: The POW!
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Holiday Open House will be
held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
the Ramada Inn Mandarin on
Hartley Road. Area celebrity
artists, authors, musicians and
photographers will be appear-
ing, and jewlery will be on dis-
play. For information, visit the
POW! website at
www.powl00.com or call 904-
VFW Activities: The Ladies
Auxiliary of Greater Beaches
VFW Post 3270 holds a Craft &
Gift Item Sale from 8 a.m. to
noon in the Post's parking lot,
9th Street and 8th Avenue
South in Jacksonville Beach.
Members, guests and the gen-
eral public are invited. Call
Karen at 247-3861 to reserve a
The Greater Beaches Post
and its Ladies Auxiliary host
an adult Christmas party that
begins at 8 p.m. Members and
guests, veterans, active duty
military and Ithqir- families are
invited. Hors d'oeuvres, snacks
and/or light covered dishes are
been neutered, are available
for adoption from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. at PetCo at Atlantic and
Depression Bipolar Support
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit www.dbsajax.org
Twin� Heart Meditation
Group: This group meets from
4 to 5 p.m. at Ocean Yoga
Studio, 60 ;Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. Global' medi-
tation ,from Pranic Healing
focuses on creating planetary
healing and world peace,
which begins within. 'Love
requested. Music will be pro-
vided by Synergy. For informa-
tion, call 249-7366.
Monday, Dec. 11
Craft Class: The Jacksonville,
Beaches Woman's Club offers a
craft class at 10 a.m. Numbers
to call for information or to
sign up are 221-9643 or 249-
0786. The club is located at
1315 2nd Ave. N.
FRA Blood. Drive/Dinner:
Fleet Reserve Association Unit
290 will have a blood drive at
the Branch Home, 390
Mayport' Road, Atlantic Beach,
from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a
free steak dinner and drink of.
choice to all donors. The num-
ber to call for information is
.Laurel and 'Hardy: The
"Leave 'em Laughing Tent," the
Jacksonville chapter of The.
Laurel & Hardy Appreciation
Society, a/k/a "Sons of the
Desert," meets from 6 to 7:45
p.m. at the Pablo Creek Branch
Library, 13295 Beach Blvd.
Admission is free to all ages;
free sodas and light snacks will'
be served, as well
The theme of the meeting is
"A Laurel & Hardy Christmas."
Movies to be screened are the
duo's silent short subject, "Big
Business" (1929), and their
holiday favorite, the "March of
the Wooden Soldiers" (1934).
For information, contact
Steve Bailey at 246-0312 or
visit the group's website at
Tuesday,. Dec. 12
Community Hospice , of
Northeast Florida holds a
Candlelight Service of
Remembrance from 12:30 to 2
p.m. at St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church, 465 11th'
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Community Hospice invites
those who have lost someone
this year to celebrate ,their
memory. Participants may.
bring a picture or memento to
display on the Memory Table.
For information, call 904-407-
6183. : ' ' . . .
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SPartnership's Circle of Friends
offerings are accepted.: Call
Diane at 382-5823 for informa-
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of ,.the,
Jacksonville Beaches meets
each week from 7:30 to 8:30
a.m. at the Sea Turtle Inn.
There will be no meeting Dec.
29. First-time visitors receive a
free breakfast,. Those deciding
to join will get first-quarter
membership for $30. After
that, d4es are $115 per quarter.
For information, call Jack
Morison at 904-318-7162 or e-
changeclub.com. The club
website is www.jaxbeachex-
Benefit Luncheon will be held
at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.
Donna Hicken will emcee the
event, attendance at which
comes with a donation for at
Newcomers: Newcomers of
the Beaches, an ,organization
for women who are new to the
area, meets at 11 a.m. at the
Casa Marina' Hotel, 691 1st
Street N., Jacksonville Beach.
Bill Cosriotti will present a pro-
gram about the Jacksonville
Symphony, , and flutist
Lorraine Roettges will provide
a musical demonstration. The
price for the luncheon is $20,
payable by .Dec. 6 to
Newcomers of the Beaches,
P.O. Box 2421, Ponte Vedra
Beach, Fla. 32004. Call Bonnie
Lynch at 904-821-9002 to join
or for information.
Ribault Garden Club: Misty
Beasley of DeVale's will present
"Christmas Creations" at 10
a.m. at the Ribault Garden
Club, 705 2nd Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost' of
the Fun with Flowers program, *
for which attendees must pro-
vide their own clippers, is $15.
Reservations, which can be
made by calling 221-5191, are
VFW Ladies Auxiliary: The
Ladies Auxiliary of Greater
Beaches VFW Post 3270 holds
its monthly meeting and also a
Christmas celebration at 7
p.m. at the Post, 915 8th Ave.
S., Jacksonville Beach.
Members should bring a cov-
ered dish, dessert or snack and
a $10 or less gift for a White
Elephant Gift Exchange. For
information, call 249-7366.
Thursday, Dec. 14
Seniors Sing-A-Long: The
Dunn Wellness Center holds
its ninth annual Holiday Sing-
A-Long for the residents of
Pablo Towers from 7 to 8:30
p.m. The event will be held in
the Pablo Towers Community
Center, 115 3rd St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. For infor-
mation about the sing-a-long
or for anyone wishing to con-
tribute a gift, call the Dunin
Wellness Center at 249-1551 or
email' Rhonda Dunn -'at
rdu~ih@'dunnwellness.Lm. . .
Special Needs Workshop:
Toastmasters: Beaches Area
Toastmasters Club 2862 meets
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the
Atlantic Theater on Atlantic
Boulevard. Cyndi Rice, 273-
Foundation Academy: The
Foundation Academy, 107 3rd
St. S., Jacksonville Beach, has
an' open house from 9 to 11:30
a.m. Call 241-3515.
Harmony Show Chorus:
The Jacksonville Harmony
Show Chorus meets from 7 to
10 p.m. at the San Jose Church
of Church of Christ, 6233 San
Jose Blvd., Jacksonville.
Visitors and prospective mem-
bers are welcome. Call 350-'
1609 for information.
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Local attorney Dan Armstrong
speaks at 10:30 a.m. at a free
Special Needs Trust Workshop,
to be held at 324 6th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. The work-
shop is presented by Adams &
Marsema, tax and financial
advisors, and hosted by Brett
Brenner, the father of a special
needs child. To reserve a seat,
Friday, Dec. 15
Christmas Potluck: The
Persephone Healing Arts
Center at 485 6th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach, holds a
Christmas Potluck . Dinner
from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
For those interested in attend-
,ing, RSVP to 904-246-3583
with dish that will be brought.
Saturday, Dec. 16
Life-Saving Christmas: The
American Red Cross Volunteer
Life Saving Corps holds its
annual Christmas party. Call
Chrissy Wallis at 591-0451 for
information and reservations.
Monday, Dec. 18
Drive safely: A two-day
AARP Driver Safety Class runs
from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
and Tuesday at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library.
The class is designed to pro-
mote awareness of the effects
of aging on drivers .over the
age of 50. A certificate of com-
pletion may entitle partici-
pants to an automobile insur-
ance discount. Cost of the
course is $10. To register, call
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
The Springfield Woman's
Club hosts the 20th annual
Holiday* Tour of Historic
Homes Dec. 8 and Dec. 9.
Tickets are $15 at the door and
$13.50 in advance; packets of
10 are $125. The ticket price
includes refreshments and
sleigh rides. An art and, craft
show will be held in the Club
at 210 7th Street West.
Advance tickets can be pur-
chased by calling 904-633-
9308 or through the secure
The St. .' Augustine
Community Orchestra pres-
ents "Merry Music". at 8 p.m.
.Dec. 8 in the Lightner
Museum's Cafe Alcazar. The
concert, during which the
audience is invited to sing
along, is free. Seating is on a
first-come, first-served basis.,
SAN PABLO SILENT
'San Pablo. Elementary School
holds a Holiday Silent Auction
Family Fun Night from 6 to 9
p.m. Dec. 8.The community is
invited to attend the evening,
which includes, in addition to
the silent auction, a :photo
opportunity with Santa, make-
and-take crafts, a play per-
formed by first-grade classes
and singing performances by
all grade levels. The silent auc-
tion will be held in the media
center from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
For information, call the
school at 247-5947 or Kendra
Robertson, PTA Programs VP, at
SOUNDS OF THE
Florida Community College
S presents its seventh annual
Sounds of the Season concert,
in which Men's Chamber
Choir and Women's Chamber
Choir and Chorale offer holi-
day favorites Dec. 8. The con-
cert, which is free to the pub-
lic. begins at 8 p.m. in the
Nathan H. Wilson Center for
Sthe Arts on the Florida
Community College South
Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd.
Special. guest artists ae,'the"
Cohcert Choir of the
Jacksonville Children's Choir
under director Darren Dailey.
For information, call Choral
Director Wayne Bailey at 904-
The St. Johns River City
Band presents "Yuletide
Swing" at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in
Jacoby Hall at the Center for
the Performing Arts. Bill White
is the featured artist, along
with the River City Big Band
conducted by Michael Davis.
For event information, visit
Tickets are $20 for adults,
$15 for seniors 60-plus and $10
for children 12 and under.
Tickets can be purchased at
' www.rivercityband.com or at
the Symphony Ticket Box
Office at the Center for the
Performng Arts by calling 354-
5547. Tickets and group tickets
also are available by calling
SANTA CLAUS AT
The Winston Family YMCA
hosts a Holiday Family Fun
Day from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 9. Santa arrives when the
event begins and will be avail-
able for pictures to its conclu-
sion. Activities include cookie
decorating, face painting, arts
and crafts, chair massages and
kids dance class demonstra-
tions. This event is free and
open to the public.
For information, call
Membership ; Assistant
Whitney Linn at 543-9622.
NOSH WITH SANTA AT
There will be three morning
seatings to have Breakfast with
Santa at the Museum of
Science & History (MOSH) Dec.
9. The seating times are 8:30
a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.;
the sessions will last about 45
Member prices are $4 for
children and $6 for adults;
non-member prices are $7 for
children and $9 for adults.
Prices include Museum admis-
sion, and reservations are
required. Call 396-
MOSH(6674), ext. 230, to
make a reservation.
TEA IT UP FOR
A series of Santa's Story Book
Teas is underway at the Ritz-
Carlton Amelia Island. The
Teas, which will be begin at 1,
p.m. Dec. 9, Dec. 16 and Dec..
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The Atlantic Beach Fire Department is collecting toys, which will
be donated to Toys for Tots. The collection box is located at the
fire department, 800 Seminole Road, for those who wish to
donate during the holiday season. For more information, call
23, include a traditional story-
book performance and party
favors for each child attending.
Hotel guests pnd the pubic are
invited, but reservations are
Holiday Shop-n-Drop is
offered from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 9
at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center in Atlantic Beach. A
holiday party will be held for
children ages 5-12 while par-
ents shop. The cost is $20 per
child,, and pre-registration is
The same day, from 6 p.m. to
The Ladies Auxiliary of Fleet
Reserve Association Unit 290
holds its annual Christmas
party from 7 p.m. until it ends
Dec. 9 at the Branch Home,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach. All members are invit-
The LAFRA also holds a
Christmas party for children
up to 10 years of age at the
Branch Home from 2 p.m. to 4
p.m. Dec. 17.
For information on either
event, call 246-6855.
8 p.m., a karaoke holiday sing- St. Paul's Catholic Church
a-long, "Sounds of the Season," holds its annual Christmas
will be held in Bull Memorial Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2
Park. Santa will drop by for pic- p.m. Dec. 9 in the gym at the
tures, and light refreshments corner of 5th street North and
will be served. The event is free 1st Avenue North in
to the public. Jacksonville Beach. The sale
Se -offers a ,g inventory of ney,
. ... . '- - tsems s atdage Choatimos,
B items , such as decorations,
The 13th annual Holiday
Tour of St. Augustine's bed &
breakfast inns will be held Dec.
9 and Dec. 10, beginning at 2
p.m. each day. Thirteen inns
will welcome visitors Saturday.
and 12 will do the same
Sunday. The Holiday Tour con-
cludes at 5 p.m. each day.
Area restaurants, confection-
ers and the San Sebastian
Winery will offer treats at each
stop. Old Town Trolley Tours
will provide free shuttle service
between the inns.
Advance tickets may be pur-
chased for $25 by calling 904-
829-3295 or by stopping at par-
ticipating B&Bs. Tickets will be
available for $30 on days of the
event at the inns and at ticket
booths near the St. Augustine
Visitors Information Center
and on the Plaza de la
For information, visit
Catty Shack Christmas,
when kids come to see Santa,
will be held from 12 p.m. to
5:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Admission to
the Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife
Sanctuary is $10; kids 7 and
under are admitted free.-
Proceeds benefit exotic cats,
such as tigers, lions, leopards,
cougar and serval, as well as
Arctic foxes. For information
and directions, call Catty
Shack Ranch executive director
Curt LoGiudice at 904-757-
3603 or e-mail him at
HOLIDAY TRIPS FOR
The Neptune Beach- Senior
Activity Center has two holi-
day trips or-tap.
The Mayor's Holiday Festival
is:, Dec.- '9, and the Center has
tickets available. Charter trans-
portation is also available.
Tickets to the event are $2, and,
round-trip transportation to
the Prime Osborne,
Convention Center is an addi-
The Center also is planning a
day trip to the Silver Springs
Festival of Lights Dec. 16.
Charter transportation leaves
the Center at 10:30 a.m., and
there will be a catered lunch en.
route. Participants also will
have VIP seating for a Ronnie
Milsap concert, dinner and the
park's festival of lights.
Call 270-1688 to make reser-
vations for each trip.
trees, linens and dishes at very
Sawgrass Village Christmas
Celebration 2006 will be held
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 9,
with Santa arriving on the
Holiday Train at 11 a..m. The
event will offer face painting, a
balloon artist, pony and train
rides, and a DJ and puppet
shows. Sawgrass Village is at
A1A South and PGA Tour
The Amelia Island Christmas
Tour of Bed and Breakfast Inns
& Hometown Holiday
Celebration will be held Dec. 9
and Dec. 10. For information,
inns.com or call the Amelia
Island Chamber at 1-866-4-
HOLIDAY TOUR OF
:The 13th- annual Holiday,
Tour of Historic Inns of St.
Augustine is held from 2 to 5
p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.
Tickets are $30 day of event or
$25 if purchased in advance.
Proceeds from the tour will
benefit EPIC ., Community
Services, from, whom tickets
can 'be purchased by .calling
EPIC's event line at 829-3295.
NIGHT OF LIGHTS
The annual Night of Lights
Festival will be held Dec. 9 and
Dec. 10 at Plantation Park and
the grounds of Fruit Cove
Middle School on Race Track
Road. The festival runs from 10
a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m. toQ4 p.m. Sunday.
SAN MARCO TOUR OF
San Marco Preservation
Society's 19th annual Tour of
Homes will be held from 4
p.rm. to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 and 2
p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 10.
Advance tickets cost $20, and
day-of-event $25 at the hospi-
tality tent at Davin Park. For
information, call Stephanie
Edwards at 396-2800.
Youngsters can create orna-
ments that can be eaten at 12
p.m. Dec. 9 and also at 12 p.m.
Dec. 23. The place to go is the
Publix at 10500 San Jose Blvd.,
where the third Apron's
Cooking School .is being held.
The cost for kids is $25. The
number to cal for reservations
FESTIVAL OF TREES
The second annual St. Johns
County Festival of Trees is
open at the St. Johns County
Convention Center, adjacent
to the Renaissance Resort at
WVorld Golf Village. The festival
features a display of more than
60 decorated trees and is open
daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. It
will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 10.
Free and open to the public,
the festival is raising funds for
the Empty Stocking Fund and
the United Way of St. Johns
The Apron's Cooking School
at the Publix, 10500 San Jose
Blvd., offers families of up to
four, to include one parent and
children who should be at least
4 years old, two opportunities
to decorate gingerbread hous-
es. The classes are held at 2
p.m. Dec. 10 and 12 p.m. Dec.
16. The cost per family is $35.
The number to call for reser-
vations is 904-262-4187.
The St. Augustine
Community Choir presents
excerpts from Handel's
Messiah at 3 p.m. and 7:30
p.m. Dec. 10.at Memorial
St. There's a $5 free-will offer-
ing at the door. For informa-
tion, call 829-6451.
LAMB OF GOD
"Behold the Lamb of God," a
contemporary Christmas con-
cert, will be performed at 7
p.m. Dec. 10 at San Jose Baptist
Church by Andrew Peterson,
Derek Webb, Jill Phillips and
Gullahom. Tickets, which cost
$7, can be purchased by going
CRAFT FAIR AND
A pair of holiday events are
on tap at Village Oaks at
Southpoint, an assisted living
community at 6895 Belfort
Oaks Place, . Jacksonville.
Village Oaks' Winter
Wonderland craft :fair will be
held from 10 a.m. to 'I1 p.m.
Dec. 12, followed by a
Christmas dance from 1 p.m.
to 4 p.m. Dec. 15. "Recycles"
will provide the music.
Both are free and open to the
public. Call 296-2384.
The Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra's Holiday Pops con-
cert will be presented by. the
Emma Concert Series at 8 p.m.
Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at the
Flagler College Auditorium in
St. Augustine. Tickets cost $25..
For information, call 797-2800.
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church presents its annual A
Bethlehem Visit from 6:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Dec.
15 and Dec. 16. A live nativity
scene is set up near the church,
along Palm Valley Road. For
information, call 285-8225.
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The First Coast Nutcra
will be performed in
Moran Theater at the Ce
for the Performing Arts a
p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p
Saturday, and at 2 1
Sunday. Morihiko Nakhar
the conducted. Reservati
can be made at 904-354-5
877-662-6731, or at jaxs
There also, will be
WVacho'ia , Sugar P
Luncheon at 11 a.m. Satur
a children's' fashion show-
Parisian. Reservations can
made at 904-358,1479.
WVinter L ghts
First Coast Winter Lig
created by Midwest Displa
an evening of entertainment
Reynolds Park Yacht Centei
the banks of the'St. Johns R
in 'Green Cove Springs. '
event runs Friday thro
Sunday and 'is open e
evening thereafter thro'
First Coast Winter. Light
open from dusk to 9:30
on weekdays and from dus:
10:30 p.m. on ndn-sch
nights, including the sch
winter break. Admission is.
per car and $40 per bus.
Tickets are. available at a
Wachovia branches and at
gate.. -Ice skating costs $5
children, $7 for adults. S]
: rental is $3.
Authors Patricia Behr
Randy Cribbs and Peter Gui
will be signing their book
the Rising Moon's Holi
Open House from 5 to 9 p
The Rising Moon is local
at 58 Spanish St. in
Augustine's historic district
The Friends of the G
Reserve, in partnership m
Coastal Outdoor Center,
offering three kayak tours
Guana River: from 11 a.m. i
p.m. Saturday, from 3 p.m. I
p.rln. Dec.'+7 and'frotrr10 a.
to 12- ".dffie1c.'23 "e'*nz
ralist-led tours are for any)
S wanting to learn more ab
the coastal estuary. The tc
begin at the GTM Rese
Each trip is $45 per per
and includes all kayak
reserve entry fee and tour,
bottled water. The tours
last approximately two ho
and are appropriate for ages
and up, Call the Coas
Outdoor Center at 904-4
4144 to make a reservation.
' Songwriter's Night is h
from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at
Adele Grage :Center, corner of
Ocean Boulevard and Seventh
Street, in Atlantic Beach. The
cker event is free and open, to the
Ster Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.
at 8 for the alcohol-free event,
p.m. where seating is on a first-
p.m.' come, first-served basis. On
a s any given Songwriter's Night,
ions 30 to 50 people will listen to
547, 12 to 20 musicians perform.
ymn Mike Shackleford is host. ,
Atlantic Beach activities can
be, found on the Internet at
lumda, htt p:J//www. ci. atla an ti c -
Night of Lights
and Art Festival
Julington Creek Plantation
I holds a Night of Lights Festival
hts, from noon to 9 p.m. Dec. 9,
y, is, and an3rt Show from 10 a.m.
t at to,9 p.m. Dec. 9 and from 10
r on a.m. to '4 p.m. Dec. 10 at
iver Plantation Park and on the
The grounds of Fruit Cove Middle
ugh School, 3180 Race Track Road.'
-ach The Festival offers'fun for
ugh the family: live music from
area bands and choral groups,
:s is as well as a sneak preview of
).m. First Coast Opera's "Babes in
k to Toyland." The St. Johns Art-
tool Show . Exhibit attracts
iool statewide and local artists.
$18 Luminarias also may be pur-
chased. For information con-
area cernLng luminaria kits, call Teri
the Adams at 904-230-1209 or-
for Maria Petow at 904-230-8339.
kate Proceeds benefit missions
and programs of the Betty
Griffin House, www.betty-
ike, Holiday lMlusle at
inta Florida Theatre
s at The Florida Theatre offers
day three .consecutive nights o'f
).m. headliner holiday music,
beginning with Tony Bennett
ited at 8 p.m. Dec. 12. Bennett is
St. followed by a Peter White
Christmas at 8 p.m. Dec. 13,
featuring the jazz music of
g Peter White, Rick Braun and
TM Mindi-Abair. Ricky Skaggs pres-
'ith ents a Skaggs Family Christmas
is at 8 p.m. Dec.' 14. Call 355-
of ARTS(2787) for tickets or visit
t:o 1 floridatheatre.com or ticket-
to 5 master.com.
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out Pauia Deen, an expert on
iurs southern cooking who has her
rve own show on the Food
nal Network, "Paula's Home
Cooking," will be at The
son Bookmark from 7 to 9 p.m.
ing Dec. 13, signing her books.
on, Deen will sign just two books
and per customer, one of which
will must be "Paula Deen
)urs Celebrates." All books signed
s 15 must be purchased '.from The.
stal Bookmark. Advance purchase
71- with tickets is available. For
'information, call 241-9026.
eld Sterling Joyce's Birthday
the Bash, an annual holiday chari-
[Dec 1 3"' i 6 pm
Atlantic Theatres 751 Atlantic BlvdI Atl. Beach. FL.,
ty fundraiser for BEAM and'
From Jacksonville with Love,
begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the
Atlantic Theatres. Admission
price , is $25, plus an
unwrapped toy for a child aged
2 to 15 and a nonperishable
food item. Tickets are avail-
able in advance or at the door.
Call 904-249-7529 or visit
Sterling Joyce, well known
shares his birthday with local
children and charities. Each
year he spearheads the collect-
ing of toys and canned food
for' BEAM 'and From
Jacksonville with Love. BEAM
helps, families in crisis in the
Beaches and Vest Beaches.
From Jacksonville with Love
began locally asia.disaster,relief.
oxga nization, ,after': Wugrigane
Many local businesses will
contribute to the evening, and.
local musicians will perform.
D.J. Carlton McGee also will be
Donations may be made to,
BEAM by calling Cindy
Funkhouser at. 904-241-2326
or by' visiting
to From Jacksonville with Love
can be made by calling Frank
Phinizy at 904-726-0565 or by
going to www.fromjack-,
The Beaches Hospitality
Network will provide a silent
auction for the event. Local
businesses that would like to
make a donation may do so by,
calling Bryce Pfanenstiel at
Atlantic Theatres, 904-249-
The Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra's "Holiday Pops -
Home for the Holidays" con-
cert will be performed at 8.
p.m. Dec. 15, at 3 and 8 p.m.
Dec. 16, and at 7 p.m. Dec. 17
in the Jacoby Symphony Hall
at the Center for. the"
Ticket prices range from $25
tb $65. Call 904-797-2800 for
tickets or information. :
. For every ticket purchased to
see the Beaches Nutcracker at 7
p.m:.. Dec. 16 at'-Fletc-hePH4iglY
School; a new pair. of shoes
and a hot meal will be provid-
ed to an orphan in India. Local
businesses contributed to a
Dec. 1 fundraiser to support
'the, performance and enabled
event organizers to partner
with 1-58, a local non-profit, to
provide, the needed shoes and
The Beaches Nutcracker will
feature dozens of local per-
formers of all ages. To purchase
tickets, call 904-241-1266.
The Big Band Broadcast, star-
ring Holly Laroque and the
Mark Ferguson Orchestra,
takes the stage at the Wilson
Center fqr the Arts on FCCJ's
South Campus at 2 p.m. and
again at 8 p.m. Dec. 16.
.Laroque and the Ferguson
Orchestra combine to perform.
a 1940s big band concert as it
would have been broadcast.
Tickets are $24, plus applicable
services and facility fees, and
may be purchased by calling
the FCCJ Artist: Series box
office at 904-632-3373. Tickets
also are available online at
GirlXs 1-i~hlt Out.
The third Apron's Cooking
School, being held at the.
'Publix at 10500 San Jose Blvd.
at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16, offers an'r
;opportunity to relax and enjoy:
,conversation, fine wine and
good food. The cost of the
evening is $35. The number to
call for reservations is 904-262-
SBuy MXIorning at
The C-SPAN Book TV Bus
will be at the Bookmark from 9
a.m. to 11 p.m. Dec., 17.
Everyone is invited to drop by
for coffee and take a tour of-
-the Book TV Studio.
JUNF: professor Carolyn
Williams also will be at the
Bookmark that morning dur'-
ing the same hours,, 9 a.m. to
11 a.m., to sign copies of her
new book, "Historic Photos of
The Book TV Bus, a 45-foot
long motor home with a
mobile television production
studio-and media demonstra-
tion center on board, launched
in Sept. 2005. It's toured the
nation, since, promoting C-
SPAN's weekend-long pro-
gramming of non-fiction
books and authors while col-
lecting literary programming
from communities around the
"Historic Photos of
Jacksonville" captures the his-
torical growth of the city rin'
still photography. Black and'
white pictures, many never
published before, follow the
city's history over 200 years.
The Jacksonville Symphony
Scott Gregg, play. 1'Sodtnds-~
the Season" at 3 p.m. Dec. 17
in Jacoby Symphony Hall. For
tickets and information, call
the Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra box office at 904-
354-5547, toll free at 877-662-
6731 or online at jaxsympho-
ny.org. Ticket prices are $7 and
Daneing on Pier
The ninth annual
Jacksonville Beach Pier Dance
will be held Dec. 19 at the Casa
Marina Hotel & Restaurant,
691 1st St., N., Jacksonville
Beach. The event produces, for
less fortunate families, ftems to
be distributed locally by
Beaches Emergency Assistance
There will be two seatings,
the first at 6 p.m. and the sec-
ond at 8:15 p.m. Reservations
should be made at .270-0025.
BayStreet will provide two sets
of music, the first at 7 p.m.,
the second around 8:30 p.m.
Admission comes with an
unwrapped toy. BEAM asks
guests to also bring one or
more of the following: non-
p e r i s h a b 1 e
and the like. Monetary dona-
tions also ate appreciated.
For those who can't make
the event, items and/or dona-
tions.may be sent to BEAM,
850 6th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250.
, Holiday Tilmsi at
"Santa, vs. the Snowman"
runs through Dec. 23 at the
World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX
Theater, while "The Polar
Express" ends New Year's Day.
Also on the screen is IMAX
Theater's most .recent feature
release, "Happy Feet," which
.runs through January.
"Santa vs. the Snowman," a
'35-minute animated presenta-
tion, is featured on select
dates. Tickets are $6 for viewers
of all ages. "The Polar Express"
is. a 90-minute film that costs
$10.50 for adults, with dis-
counts for seniors, students,
military, children and groups.
"Happy Feet" also costs $10.5,0
for adults and offers discounts
for seniors, students, military,
'children and groups.
A complete schedule, as well
as tickets for the three films,
can be obtained, . at
www.wgv.com or by calling-
the theater's ticket hotline at
904-940-4022 between 10 a.m.'
and 6 p.m. daily.' Tickets also
can: be purchased at the box:
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4:00, 7:35, 10:40. . . I ' , I.
Blood Diamond. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:30, 3:55, 7:20, 10:35.
'The Holiday. Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:15, 12:45, 3:40, 4:10, 7:10, 7:40, 10:10,.
10:40. . , ' : , :, .. .
SLnaccompanied Minors. Rated PG. Fri.-
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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The
Rise of Taj. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs., 1:30, 4:50,:
The Nativity Story. Rated PG. Fri.-Thuirs.,
1:35, 4:50, 7:25, 9:50.
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Deck The Halls. Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
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3:45, 7:05, 10:20.
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Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
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Total preparation and cooking
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Makes 6 to 8 senings
1 well-trimmed center-cut
beef tenderloin roast (2 to
1-1/2 pounds baby red
S potatoes, cut in half
1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes,
peeled, cut into 1-1/2 x 1-
1 pound cipollini onions,
trimmed and peeled
2 tablespoons chopped
1 cup tightly packed parsley
4 teaspnsmoked .ika
2 large cloves garlic mrunced
' 1/2 teasp6-f gt0und red
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1. Heat oven to 425 degrees
F. Place seasoning ingredients
except olive oil in food proces-
sor; cover and process until
* parsley is chopped, stopping
and scraping side of container
as needed. With the motor
running, slowly add oil
through the opening in cover,
processing just until com-
2. Press 3 tablespoons sea-
soning mixture evenly onto all
surfaces of beef roast. Reserve
remaining seasoning mixture.
3. Place roast on rack in shal-
low roasting pan. Insert oven-
proof meat thermometer so tip
is centered in thickest part of
beef. not resting in fat. Do not
add water or cover. Roast in
425 degrees F oven 35 to 40
minutes for medium rare; 45 to
, 50 minutes for medium done-
, 4. Meanwhile, combine
remaining seasoning mixture,
red potatoes, sweet potatoes
Sand cipollini in large bowl; toss
to coat. Transfer vegetables to
metal baking pan. Place in
oven with beef roast. Roast 35
to 45 minutes or until vegeta-
bles are tender and lightly
.browned. Sprinkle with 1 table-
spoon parsley and salt, as
5. Remove roast when meat
Thermometer registers 135
degrees F for medium rare; 150
Degrees F for medium. Transfer
roast to carving board and
immediately sprinkle with
remaining I tablespoon pars-
ley. Tent loosely with alu-
minum foil. Let stand 15 to 20
, minutes. /(Temperature will
continue to rise about 10
degrees F to reach 145 degrees
F for medium rare; 160 degrees
F for medium.)
6. Carve roast into slices; sea-
son with salt as desired. Serve
Total preparation and cooking
time: 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours
Makes 12 servings
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt .
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar.
1 tablespoon grated orange
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Cup sour cream
1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen
' 3/4 cup finely chopped
1'. Preheat oven to 325
degrees F. Spray snowflake pan
with vegetable, pan spray; set
2. Combine flour, baking
powder and salt in medium
bowl; set aside. Cream butter
and sugar in large mixing bowl
mixer. Add eggs, one at a
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and vanilla extract. Add flour
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cranberries and pecans. Spoon
batter evenly into prepared
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3. Bake 55 to 60 minutes 'or
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Center comes out clean. Cool
in pan, 8 to 10 minutes.
Carefully invert 'cake onto
cooling rack. Cool completely.
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Celebrate the Feast of Lights
by gathering family and
friends for -a meal of tender
beef brisket accented with a
sauce and steamed green
beans. Colorful cookies cut
into festive star, menorah and
dreidel shapes provide a sweet
Browning the brisket is the
key to a richer more full-bod-
ied beef flavor. Gently simmer-
ing in a tightly covered pan
results in melt-in-your-mouth
tenderness. Cooked brisket will
yield 2-1/2 to 3 servings per
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are an easy way to decorate --
no skill required. Or, for the
more adventurous, use colorful
icings to frost the cookies or to
pipe decorative designs.
Beef Brisket With Savory
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1 boneless beef brisket, flat
cut 12-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 large onion, coarsely
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons butter
5 cups sliced unpeeled
apples, such as Fuji or Gala
1 cup fresh or frozen
2 tablespoons packed brown
1/3 cup coarsely chopped
1. Heat oil in stockpot over
medium heat until hot. Place
Crah-Orange Snowflake Cake and Smoky Paprika Beef
Tenderloin With Roasted Root Vegetables
brisket in stockpot; brown
evenly. Remove brisket; season
with salt and pepper.
2. Reserve 1/2 cup onion.
Add remaining onion and gar-
lic to stockpot. Cook and stir 4
to 5 minutes or until onion is
tender. Return brisket, tat side
up, to stockpot. Add apple
cider; bWing to a boil. Reduce
heat; cover tightly and simmer
2-1/2 to 3 hours or until brisket
3. Meanwhile, heat butter in
large nonstick skillet over
medium heat until melted.
Add apples and reserved onion;
cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or
until apples are just tender.
Add cranberries and brown
sugar; cook 4 to 6 minutes or
until cranberries are tender and
juices are thickened, stirring
occasionally. Stir in walnuts.
4. Remove cooked brisket
from stockpot; keep warm.
Skim fat from cooking liquid.
Bring cooking liquid to a boil.
Cook, uncovered, 10 to 12
minutes or until reduced by
half, stirring occasionally.
5. Carve brisket diagonally
across the grain into thin
slices. Serve with reduced cook-
ing liquid and apple mixture.
?-Total preparatioh and cooking'
time: 1-3,4 to 2 hours
Chilling time: I hour
Makes approximately 3-1 '2
dozen 3-inch cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup margarine"' or butter,
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon clear almond
1/2 cup finely chopped
1-1/4 cups confectioners'
2 to 3 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon clear almond
Royal blue icing color
:Golden yellow icing color
Blue and yellow colored
1. Combine flour and baking
powder in small bowl; mix well
and set aside. Beat margarine
and sugar in large bowl with
electric mixer until light and
fluffy. Beat in eggs and almond
extract. Add flour mixture, and
if desired, almonds to butter
mixture 1 cup at a time, mix-
ing after each addition. Place
cookie dough on plastic wrap;
shape into a disk. Refrigerate at
least 1 hour.
2. Preheat oven to 375
degrees F. Roll out dough to
about 1/8 inch thick on well-
floured surface. Cut with cook-
ie cutters, dipping cutters in
flour before each use.
3. Place cookies on
ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9
to 11 minutes or until cookies
are lightly browned around
edges. Remove to wire rack:
4. Combine confectioners'
sugar, water, and if desired,
almond extract in medium
bowl; stir until smooth. (Icing
should pour easily from
spoon.) Divide icing into
thirds; color one third blue,
one third yellow and reserve
one third white. Spoon over
cooled cookies; sprinkle as
desired with colored sugarsi-uj
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Around the Home
Creature comforts make living easier
Like to think I have good
ideas. However, a few
weeks ago, I found out that
roller skating after the age of
40 is not a good idea because I
fell square on my right wrist
and broke it.
Now, I have a cast on my
arm in a lovely shade of Kelly
green. But, I've learned a few
lessons about coping with the
limitations of being one-hand-
For starters, typing has been
a real struggle. Fortunately, I
had a few columns already
written, so I could stop writ-
ing for almost a month and
let my wrist heal. .
Even so, I was faced with a
looming deadline and an
immovable plastic cast as I
pondered topics I could write
And, rather than sharing
my frustrations llbiuftmy-lim-
stations, I thought I'd share
some of the things that have
made my home suit me even
with limited hand use -
things I didn't think I'd have
to worry about so soon, but
glad I planned for anyhow.
Good design -
. A well designed home is
one that does more than just
stand there looking pretty.
It's what interior designers call:
The function of a home
relates to how you're able to
use the home and the type of
ease - or lack of it - that you -
have as you interact with it.
When we planned our home,
I wanted to build in as much
ease as possible and the plan-
ning paid off.
All the counters in the
house are tall '- including the
bathroom counters in the
kids' bathrooms because they
won't be little forever.
Tall counters are.much easi-
er on your back and don't
make you stoop and bend
over as much. Even my bed is
on a high bed frame, and that
helps me because I don't have
to bend over so far just to
make the bed. It would be
much harder to make the bed
if I had to bend way down
with one good hand to make
If your bed is low, raise it
with bed risers. These are a set
of four plastic risers that fit
under the bed frame feet. It
makes a bed higher, which
makes it easier to get in and
out of and easier to make in
Find them at home centers
such as Bed, Bath, and Beyond
or Linens-n-Things. Taller toi-
lets are also a help.
We installed "comfort
height" toilets, which are the
same height as an average
chair, making them about two
inches taller than regular toi-
Because they're the same
height as a chair, they're
much easier to sit on and rise
I also installed toilet paper
hooks instead of the roller-
type hanger. With these, toilet
paper can be changed easily
with one hand versus the two
hands needed for the spring
roller on typical toilet paper
Single-handed operation is
also a feature of the faucet fix-
tures I chose as well.
I have family members with
limited hand use, so I had sin-
gle-lever faucets installed.
Moreover, I thought that
these fixtures would be easier
to operate for anyone regard-
less of hand ability.
This month, I'm more grate-
ful than ever for all-of these
decisions to bring ease and
function into our daily lives
by choosing to incorporate
design elements that make
our living easier.
You can, too. What's nice is
that with today's design
options, beauty and function
are no longer mutually exclu-
Make your living space one
of ease by choosing elements
that will make your home
more comfortable and easier
You never know when you
might need that ease in your
Kathrnn Weber is a home and
For more information, go to
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Towel hooks are much easier to use than towel -bars, especially for someone with limited hand
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by KIATE WORTH
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encrusted bits of food off your
work surface, move the lid of a
milk carton over the surface
pressing hard. It will scrape
them off easily and quickly
without harming the surface.
STAIN REMOVER - Even
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unsightly white marks on my
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well as any cleanser without
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Ocean Forest - Built '99.
Best of all worlds.
2400 sq. ft.,.4BR/3BA + office & formal DR,
"-Greiffo6iim w/fplc. Brkfstrm. Screened p6rchi.
updated baths & kit, tile, stainless appliances. $545K
Over 540K has been invested in this wonderful Home
i ath pool side entertaining area. You don't need to do a
thing to moye in to Lhis Dream Home! Located m a
Tree shaded community in Neptune Beach
EachRoffered at $ 69,000h hpt.
Patrick Palmer Janet Pmerer, GRI 4 ce
REALTOR F dd'er, REALTOR f l
"l'wo houses off Jacksonville Drive, both 3055sf. One 4/3.5, the
other 5/4. Solar Hot Water Healer's, Concrete Block on both
levels. Large Kitchens, GE Profile appliances, 42in . -
Maple cabinets, and Granite Countertops. Gas i
Package for Cooktop, Dryer and BBQ grill. e
Each offered at $649,000 , h n l b
Linda Pomerantz 923-8030 e R oPI ES
Ockiafrbnt- Newer custom built 5BR,
4.5BA. with 4725 SF, views of the ocean
from the east and ICW the west. Office,
formal living and dining, rile and
hardwood floors, pool and spa. screened
lanai with hot tub, and pnvate beach.
Isle of Palms- Former model with 2705
SF and $71,000 in upgrades on
navigable waler just bring your boat!
Fanuly room with fireplace, formal
dining, and deluxe master suite. Two
screened lanais, deck, balcony, dock wl
boat lift. $889,000
South Hampton - Water to golf views
compliment this 5BR, 4BA executive
home on the 17th green. Chefs kitchen
with cherr) cabinets, island, corian, tile,
3 car garage, screened lanai, two bonus
rooms, cpmm. pool, priced $25k below
Odoms Mill - Lakefront 5BR, 5BA on
culdesac with screened pool/spa, lahai,
bonus room is perfect teenage retreat, in-
law suite, wood and tile floors, corian
counters, formal living and dining, 3 car
garage, comm. pool. $679,000
Ocean Cay - Walk to the beach from
this upgraded, light and bright 4BR,
2.5BA with loft, formal living and dining
room, new carpet and paint, tile floors,
oversized screened lanai, lots of storage,
comm. pool. $499,500
Pablo Bay - Why wail to build? This
4BR, 2BA all brick home is ready now!
Enjoy relaxing evenings on your covered
lanai overlooking the peaceful lake.
Upgrades include tile, 42t inch cabinets,
open kitchen with island, corian.
Fiddlers Marsh - If you are looking for a
true Florida home, look no further!
Adorable 3BR, 2BA patio home on
premium cul-de-sac lakefroni lot in Ponte
Vedra! Florida room with private lake
views .no backdoor neighbors Enjoy
nature at its finest with beautiful water
fowl. Egrets, Herons and more' $339,000
Laurel Springs - 4BR, 2BA pool home
on beautiful lakefront lot! Upgraded tile.
covered lanai overlooks screened pool.
split bedroom plan, fireplace Enjoy
entertaining in your spacious pool area.
many upgrades' $345.000
Ibis Point - 4BR, 2.5BA w,/loft on pnsale
culdesac. lush landscaping, fenced yard.
sprinkler, open kiLchen with breakfast bar.
formal dining, designer molding, master
bedroom is down with garden tub, comm
Jax Beach r Updated 4BR. 2BA coquina
home on an oversized lot (.27 acres) just
blocks to the beach! Wood floors, fireplace.
open kitchen, formal dining, large great
room, inside laundry, screened porch, shed.
hot tub with deck. $335,000
Florentine - This 3BR. 2 5BA with loft is
only one year old and ready now! Enjoy
peaceful lake views from Your open patio.
spacious kitchen w.ith breakfast bar, formal
living and dining, oversized laundry, over
$40k in upgrades' $299,900
Hunters Haven - Honev...cut up the credit
cards! Adorable and affordable 3BR/2BA
is minutes to St. Johns Town Center'
Spacious floor plan with wood laminate
and tile floors, open eat-in kitchen, formal
dining room, and oversized wooden deck
leads to private fenced backyard with
spnnkler and mnare trees$ rr 9.0 1Qfl)
ALL REAL Estate adverltsed herein is
subject 1o ihe Federal Fair Housing Act,
which makes ii illegal to advenise any
perfence, limiiaiion, or discrimination
ased on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, famillal status or national onl.
gin or the intention to make any such
preference Imitation or alscnriminalion.
The Leader Group will noi knowingly ac-
cepi any adivenmsming lor ieal estate
which is in violation ol Ine law All per-
sons are hereby informed lhai all dwell-
ings adrenlsed are available on an
equal opponruniry basis.
It you believe Thal you may have been
discriminated against in connection iith
the sale, rental or financing of housing
call the Undea Staies Depanment of
Housing and Uroan Developmenl -MUD-
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KATHY FARYON Realtort
Senior RE Specialist
Watson Realty Corp. Realtors�
From Condos to Country-.'
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 8, 2006
HOMS FR ALE
This home is walking distance to shopping, restaurants,
and entertainment. Updated is not the word. New, new, new!! 2/2.5 w/nice
yard and outdoor shower. $399,900 '
LUXURY TOWN HOME
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 126
Gorgeous two story condo 2BR/2BA.
features granite counter tops. oversized
equipped club house wilh iennis and
baskelDbal couns $194,500 MLS 318903
1810 SEVILLA BLVD 209
IBRIBA cond: Net granite Counter Opu. 1
appliances liihen ,:abmetu and new iile
This Second floor unil wllh large owners
sumie wail 0 waill carpel and opens up lt
beautdilul balcony Beauidul paeh like selling
5$199,000 MLS 331882
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 1826
Beaullul 2BR/2BA two slory crndo
Features stainless sleel appliances. 42
cabanels ceramic tie. arid creened porch
Mediterranean style Fabulous club house
tennis and ra kelbail co urts fiiness enaer.
pool, sauna, and rot lub A real buy!
$204,000 MLS 314435
S PANORAMIC VIEWS!
m a r v e lo u s ,ew s o l ir e r iv e r. B o a , s h p
available Bg:.aeru are only lue minutes from h
downtrown Close to San Marco. snopprng
and hospitals Ground level cndo. A music
seea! 219.000 MLS 325495
PONTE VEDRA BEACH!
221 COLIMA ST 1018
Beauldul condo Upgraded 2BR.2BA,
anached one car garage wnit work shop
space All slainless sleel appliances rand 42
caDinels in kIlcner Tumbled sltni e c,.,urier
lops in Klchen and bars Screen por-en win
big storage area c'velooking wooded area
$223,950 MLS 325561
4404 COMANCHE TRAIL BLVD
Peaceful 318BR2BA lae view home wisn large
screene, ,:,ri n wisr, do.:,rs irom master
bedroom arid living ro.rm Buill in audr'
speakers in living room and screened perc ri
Well maintained home beauilully
landscaped Home warrant included i
5266,500 MLS 32783
1628 OCEAN POND CT
Delighrnul 3BR'2BA rome in a quIel Cul c
aci wtlh I.:,w manw enare :e ,lny/i *;idIr,.
, F'.ey.lueci Spll b dr,.x,..-. Cal rn i. :r, rn .n, l
atwocargaiage Cioselito.n:,ls r.hopping
and JTB Sellers are evlremely motivated
$324,900 MLS 326083
RENOVATED INSIDE AND OUT!
1841 TWELVE OAKS LN E
Charming 3BRB/A horre. Pool resurfaced.
lovely landscaping enhances pool E tie.r I
windows and do,:,r have been replaced
Upgraded stainless sleel appliances
Separale large storage sned A pleasure 10
srow! $419,000 MLS 321428
REDUCED! REDUCED REDUCED!!!
P BA1829 FOREST AVE
c4BR/2BA rome bedrooms remc.deied. Aln
windows updated new kt,h-.en appliances.
two car garage side entry em. circular dive
way in front and large yard win mature oaks
Covered paho makes cookoul? a Dreezi;
$419.900 MLS 306611
625 N 15TH ST
L,.velv 3BR'2 5BA iwo n s:,ry i radilr.nal,
home Cedar shake vinyl iliaing covered '
Ironi porch, eniry loyer, great room and I
dining area All nign-end. stainless sieel
appliances dsfnwasner. micrc.wave Oven
and reTlrgerar.r Lotr area is deS.lned and I
Awred 5419.900 MLS 329831
1901 1ST STN 11404
2BRi2BAwaterironi condo Hardwood IlucOrs
in man living areas Furnished and ready
Ilor livng or leaning New rnh rricsare grade i
winrdows and iloor Fabulous ocean vrews
Gc.rgeou5 3BR'2bA iw0 .S,:,ry ,:rnemporary I
,,,me in iivuqri alter Indian Trails Feature..
wi OO i,'c.:r,. Kicren r ilth granire hunterr tops
land newer appliances Fabulous screened
lanai and pool area Private mailer suile
upilars with screened balcony overlooking
pool and rear yard 5596.000 MLS 317498
S ST. JOHNS RIVER CONDO
505 LANCASTER ST 2B
Immaculaie2BR.2BA condo onthe Si Jonn i
River. Well appointed gourmet kitchen.
spaciOus bedrooms win top cl me ir ne I
uipdales in bair,.rom 2J.hr seCuity and
unMderground parking $649.900 MLS
113 RIVER MARSH I
Cnatrring 4BR/3 5BA custom nrcrrae win
beautiful deaa.s Inrougrhoul Enjoy ine rwi,
sided unique llior plan 10 ime spaciOus:
outdoor lanai area as weln as in ihe lamity
room. Home is Ilke brand ranew $889,000
330 10TH ST ' ,
5BR/3BA Atlantic Beach home. hew ir..nl
elevation with cedar shake exterior. Huge
great room with fireplace, sliding door to
fenced back and unbelievable deck lots of
Room [,7r a pool Updated bat WiTn pedatia1
iub and srnoer $1,085.000 MLS 334558
S Atlantic - Beach
i Watson Office
(904) 249-3804 9
-S . iJOH*-S RIVERCONDO
FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!!
ATLANTIC BEACH - WEST BEAUTY
This nearly new 3BR/2BA home is located on a quiet street.
Beautifully landscaped. FP, 2 car garage. 2 years new.
Perfect starter home. Must see to appreciate. MLS 332827
BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!
This 1 acre lot is located in The Hills Subdivision which is
located off Mt. Pleasant Rd. in desirable Ft. Caroline. Bring
your builder. MLS337367 $169,900
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATIONI!
This beautiful 3BR/2BA PV condo w/gar has a split floor
plan and over 1200sqft. New carpet, kitchen, and beach
access. MLS 327266 $219,900
This spectacular home is Tri-level w/2 car gar and 3BR/
3.5BA. Just steps to the beach, 1 st fir has sep. suite, deluxe
master, gourmet kitchen, private yard and NO HOA fees!
MLS 329743 $625,000
CALL Connie Grubbs I ;J
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tt(904) 249-8261 1
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pr, At..!Ilhlvrrhril )Open by, plan
$l,uJ65MiOij lNILS 335991
Ne.v Ocean Park
Sp.ii BIR J. llsgr.-id i1.,., mu. inclvdcv;
revd.-riabte -. E0,Nd
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incids gar Fpkrg. �ige. [otl & rm.'ev 6699.i)ijt
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& ine chilkr, rr ocean ieys.
. 660,000 ILtS 332 203
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acr riuf.1 , ire tveac h n irrsmall prilale neighbcr-
he.c:d $629,00 MNILS 336281
Like w New
'..'eou-Cu in Ocean Cra,. Fatuire. are 100 number.
,u ' ..l:. li:l ,tal: Ito he bea:h. co.mmune , pool a&
mrire $549,900 MLS 314480
i5 ndsor Park. Goll CC
\'>.re1lul c:.;immurir, beaut'. *BR 3BA 2 .d
'pl.: Gn It.irig ini gn .da $461.900fl' MLS 311581
iMI .. ... ,',,iedWpr Par,k. , ,
H rn ic.. like n.: Neutrral ,:Clor-. Ii celngs
bk1,d . , i atrfill k,.i Pond All appirci -c1,v
$429.900Il LS 337516
\Wall to b.:h' .BR 2 .BA hm bli f201i0 Fintrir.c
1l i,.1 . e le nilve dickink g .& riol lub
$399.900 MLS 339356
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I'y- today! !
3BR'2B on tranquil l al, ,citened
porch. and ,his home i imrrimaulaie'
$398,000 ML S 340877
2BR Cond,,. 4paciou;s.upgradev include
SS appinc, granvie. plaima T% &. much
mori' 12 unit. a 'ljad blc
From .385.000 MLS 329696
LM the btachilde li'et.fe ' 2BR condo
on ihe E side of I sil a \ ii3 Del Mar
$379.900 MLS 339024
.fuiv See P\B B Beaunrial liame in gn
lo.ulion 1BR ?BA li rd d f1r., opn iii
pice & *pacioui FL nri,
$1.;5.000 MLS 337593
E..c:llcnl nrerfront condo. 1 Iih lIr lOpn
llrT.In Grea amenirie; il'r condo oiler,
$329.900 MLS 339203
5 Jai Bch lot
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\ ananr e m ' ft side &. a se pin; are incld
. 328.700 MLS 326667
S1326 South Third Street Jacksonville Beach (904) 249-8261
2607 Americas Cup Cr E, All Bch
$205.000, 3Br.'2BA. 1732st, Formal
LR.'DR, FR w/Sliding Glass Doors.
Huge Bkyd. 247-4442
829 1st St S Unit 1E.$399.900. 1BR'
2BA. MLS310280. 1si Fir Unit, Fenced
yd v.'ocean views 247-4424
411 s[ SI S #401. $449900.
Beachcomber II, MLS321203. 2BR
2BA. Private bch access, hrdwd firs,
gated pool 247-4442
527 Pelican Key Selva Lakes,
$309.900 MLS 338324. 3BR 2 5BA
1404 SF gorgeous townhome
845 Amberlack Lane. $229 900. MLS
338465, 3BR/2BA, 1251 SF
completely updated bungalow.
2196 Fairway Villas Ln N, $199,900.
MLS 338445 3br.1 5ba. 1075sl,
hrdwd Iirs. new a.c. new rool, huge Ir
w' Ip. 247-4442
3o48O Haruur uersee rI., raulu day.
$489,500, 4BR/2BA, 2468sl, Lakelront.
Gorgeous FR w/Marble FP. Upstairs Lorl,
Plush Msl Ste. 247-4442
190 Nadia Michelle Cr S, Harbour
Springs $184.900. 3BR/2BA, 1138sf,
Fenced Bkyd. LR/DR Combo. Screened
14390 Pelican Bay Ct. Pelican Bay.
$259.000. 2BR/2BA, 1315sf, All Appl.
Slay, Ceramic Tile, Soaring Ceilings,
Wood Deck. Covered patio. 247-4442
4531 Antler Hill Dr E $237,500, MLS
326538 Hunters Ridge, 3BR/2BA.
1448sl. Lakeviews FR w/iled FP. LG Lol,
Eal-in KIT. 247-4442
735 Harbor Winds, Harbor Winds.
$264.000, MLS 337634., 3BR/2BA. 1696
SF corner lot, big kitchen w/upgraded
12311 Kensingion Lakes Dr #2603,
Seasons @ Kensinglon, $150,000., 2BR'
1.5BA, 1100st. Hrdwd Firs, scrnd atrium
w/pond views. 247-4442
1256 Galapagos Ave, $184.900. Oak 12301 Kernan Forest Blvd. #2305.
Harbor. MLS 334839. 3Dr'2ba, scrno Hammock Grove, $227,900, MLS
porch w.' hol lub, Lg LR w. Hrdwd Firs. 333924. 3BR w/bonus room, 2.5BA.
New Tile. Huge Bkyd 247-4442 . 1779 SF, like new condo seldom used.
1483 Laurel Way. $369,900. Hidden , 247-4442
Paradise, MLS 326063, 3br.'2.5tba,' 13044 Chets Creek Dr S, Johns Creek,
21.79sf, Lush Ldscp., scrnd .porch, .$312,800, 3BR/2BA, 1964sf, Charming
Huge FR w/ Gas FP. 247-4442 FR w!FP, screened porch w/ tile firs.
620 Orchid St, $374,900, MLS 247-4442 '
327695, 4br/3ba, 2500sf, New
Construction, Custom Mst. Bath.
;600 Alhambra Lane North, Sawgrass,
$399,500, 4BR/2BA, 1636 SF, golf
course views. 247-4442
365 Sailfish DlE, $259,900, MLS
332363, 4BR'3BA, 1967sf. Mst Sict on
.Si Fir Bkyd w pool 247-4442
475 Skale Rd $219 900, MLS 330053,
3BR 1BA, 1218si, Lg Fenced Bkyd,
Open LR w/ separate Dr. 247-4442
3817Trop cal Terrace, $339,900. 3BR
2BA, MLS 315008, 1603sf, Tile &
Hrdwd Firs, LG.Bkyd, Glassed FL RM,
New Water Heater. 247-4442 "
14180 Washburri Ct, $234,900, MLS
317861, 3BR/2BA, 1538sf, Fenced
Bkyd w/ Patio; LR/DR Combo, Big Mst
1040' Collinswood DrW, Collinswbod,
$249,900, .MLS 314507., 3BR,2.5BA,i
2556sf, 2 Stry,. Big Loft, Backs to Wds,
LG Mst Ste,. 247-4442
13727 Richmond Park Drivd #208,
Windsor Pointe, $191,900, MLS 334459,
3BR/2BA, 1500SF, FR w/cozy fireplace,
corian countertops. 247-4442 '
2615 Crystal Cove Ct, Villages of Pablo,
$269,000, 3BR/2BA, 1717sf, Private
Bkyd, screened porch, HG Eat-in KIT, FR
w/FP. 247-4442 '
13767 Deer Chase PL, Pablo Bay,
$578,880', MLS 333195, 4BR+Bonus-
Rm/4BA, 2803sf, Pool w/lakeviews, mest
ste w/ sitting area, LR/DR Combo
12382 Eagles Claw Ln, Eagles Creek,
$199,900, MLS 328307, 3BR/2BA,
1393sf, Lakefront Lot, Shag Carpet, FR
w/ WB FP, New Appl. 247-4442
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$229.900, MLS 335038, 4BR/2BA,
1617sr, Fenced Bkyd, ceramic lile. LR/
DR Combo w' FP 247-4442
2466 Glade Springs Dr, Bentwater,
$274,900, MLS 328629, 4BR/2BA,
2062sf, La reviews, ceramic lile/Hrdwd
Firs. FR w marble FP. 247-4442
1974 Ibis Point Ln, Ibis Point,
$335,900. MLS 319948, 4BR/2BA,
2062sf, Scrnd Lanai, Bks to Preserve,
LG KIT, LR/DR Combo 247-4442
4690 Kernan Mill Ln E, Heather Glen,
$319,000, 3BR/2BA, 1634sf, Scrnd
Pool, LG Msl Ste. Cheerful KIT W/Brkft
1835 Wildwood Creek Ln. Kensington
Pines, $199,900, MLS 315948,
3BRi2BA. 1352sf. New Carpel, FR
wtFP, 1 yr Home Warranty. 247-4442
13433 Stone Pond Dr. Wolf Creek,
$244.900, MLS 381585,3/2 5.1665sf,
Attached I car gar. Scrned Lanai, BRs
on 2nd Fir. 724-1200
11033 Englenook Dr, Sutton Lakes,
$235,000, MLS 332020, 4BR/2BA,
1744sf, Reduced' Scrnd Palio, LG Eat-
'IN KIT wi All Appl.. Big Mst Ste. 247-4442
12106 Autumn Sunrise Dr., Hawkins
Cove, $245,900, MLS 337575,
4BR/2BA, 1719 SF, open floor plan.
9126 Catherine Foster Court, East
Arlington, $259,900, MLS 328167,3BR/
2.5BA, 2133 SF, quiet cul-de-sac, FP,
big yard 247-4442
1746 Chandelier Circle, Ft. Caroline,
$199,900, MLS 312657, 3BR/2BA,
1381 SF, split floor plan, new flooring,
12015 Shooting Star Ct, Hawkins Cove,
$237,900, MLS 331589, 3BR/2BA;
1570sf, Big Bkyd; Hrdwd Firs, LG Eat-
in KIT, FR W/tiled FP. 247-.4442
2358 Huckins Court, Ft. Caroline,
$299,900, MLS 316146,4BR/2BA, 2013
SF, huge yard, neutral'interior. 247,4442
10519 Running Oak Ct, Lahtana Lakes,
$206,000, MLS 329567, 3BR/2.5BA,
1547sf, New A/C Unit, 2 Stry, Berber
Carpet, Hrdwd Firs. 247-4442
12111 Brightmore Way, Hawkins Cove,
$257,000, MLS 323470, 4BR/2BA,
1692sf, scmd tile lanai, Big FR, LG KIT,
Rpnarate DR 9547.-44.2'9
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SO. JAX BEACH, WILL CO-OP
4 blocks ocean, 2BR/2BA, brand new car-
pet, custom blinds, large kitchen,
screened porch, sprinkler system, fenced,
attached garage, approx. 1200sf.
$289,000. By appt. (904)247-1490.
JAX BEACH OPEN HOUSE, SAT 12-4.
Villas at Marsh Landing, 1800 The Greens
Way #1506. FSBO wll[co-op, 2/2 lux con-
do w/ garage, marsh views, screened
porch, hardwood floors, frplc. Gated resort
style, pool. $219,900. (904)254-6162.
2BR/1.5BA, $259k. 5 blocks ocean, im-
mediate occupancy with short term rental.
MAKE YOUR offer Open House, Sat. 2-
4pm, 1624 Sunset Dr., Jax Bch. Must see,
don't miss outl Trina Swanstrom, realtor,
Watson Realty, www.trinaswanstrom.com
SOUTHSIDE - 7388 Secret Woods, brick,
3/2/2, 1895sf, $283,500 OBO, Independ-
ent Brokers, & Associates, 247-4333 or
** " COMMOTION * *
NEAR THE OCEAN!
Charming 3/3 cedar shake home. Beautifully
remodeled in 2002. Steps to the ocean and move
in condition. Large fenced
Ill Be Home For ChriStmas...
You can easily be in one of these homes for'
the holidays. Just give us a call!
416 UPPER 36m AVE. S. - 2BR/2BA with attached one car
garage, atrium off master bath and bedroom, freshly
painted exterior, fenced back yard, all in quiet enclave
neighborhood 4 blocks from the ocean. $275,000.
3515 SO. 1, ST.- 3BR/1BA furnished cottage w/one car
garage, front porch, fenced back yard. Completely
renovated, including windows, wood floors and custom
trim. 1.5 blocks to beach! $625,000.
119 37T AVE. SO.- 3BR/2BA renovated 1950's bungalow
with att. 2 car garage, FP, Florida room, wood floors,
vaulted wood ceiling, & a white picket fence out front. 2
blocks to beach! $699,000.
3276 PUUAN CE. - 50'x150' cul-de-sac lot in south Jax
Beach w/water view, adjacent to new park and fire
station. Architect owned, ready to assist with plans, if
LET US HELP YOU FIND YOUR NEW HOME!
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MLS# 326229 3/35 plus loft, lakefront. l R.1.I-7627 nrmparart &eleganloBR/- A,
I..S# 32 larg .(311. defl rruarmater iie. 'pacioLi kitcheMn
masler dow nstais. cathedral ceilings, '[nle fin. mraLer .unle 'hbu & her closies. cr.i,,n
laminate floor. screened porch, pantio, deck mn.:lnmg thr.:ugh .:uL rmd hid pool & spa, fenced
w/hot rub $379.90 241-2417 tI-. , rd. acl. to presence & :2car garage
EXLSIVE ARBORSIDECOMMNmIV! soir POilDR4 BEACH OCEANFONr
MILS# 302741 Coastal home overlooking MLSP.S33725GTrai' ie. from r' ab3ve sale et,
Salt Run/Intracoastal Waterwav. BRBricaer applances-.aipet&iule.g sa',tie
Contemporary % uimshes, relayed elegant F.enrized 2CarZgarage. pacio c ngh tr B, .n pdeck,
bhvng near histonc SL. Augustne surrounded ,u-ui.or .h,-,', r & more' .1 295Y)285-1800
hb' spectacular news. $5-1,96#0-$1595.i))) M SH LANDINOG - ImNORAMIUC VIES
241-2417 MNLSN .33558 of IOit & IIth lIaira'~), Elegani
SIMPVL] IP STIRe ei e BRL- 114 ill u 2 hall BA, 78(X1 SF, 3 FPT ia
NiLS#31024/F C FR Bk & game rm. luxury vFeatures . pout -/
MLS# 310324 5/3 in Odoms Mill. Open rf.dl& tununw -.-nd& open .eranda. 2nOIfr
floor plan, many upgrades and designer bonrne has plumbing fr stie & 4-car garage
touches throughout. Priate lot bordenng on '51.875 )l285-1800
presence on m.o sides $ 565.X) 241-2417 IOWEST PRICE In
ePON VI D 'IFRS SEANfuEW t
COIlRMIN BEACH C MIT E MLSi 294662 Eati of AIA & REDUCED'
MLS#325791Concreteblockconstrucion, Ren.,t atd 2BRs IBA concre T block home orn ) \
oral model tlidegner p. n the lot' Build i dream home
m,,tain ealkirig ditarice to the beach' A great
kohler fixrues, spacios lot. great beach c-pix..rnsuri"" $349.9iX285-18)00
locanon $299.000 241-2417 OCEANFWROI- PONTE VEDRA
HOME IY' CLISOM BUILDER MILS 280396% \ithn the Sa, grass Beach Club%'
MLS# 333635 BR/2.5BA Florida style gates. ,onl 4 privileged homeowners have his.
home with 5 Star Rating, open floor pll ant.lrR addSr.,;.,mosit moms have ocean tIei.
10' ceilings, exl molding, stone floors, pool. idune vallove & 15' ocean frontage
granite counters, 42" wood cabinets $6.SNI.i:.285Z-1800
579.000) 241-2417 ROSS FROM OCEAN IN
PONTE VEDR4 BEACI
OCEAFRONI PEN OJSEl N1L1- 31072 One ol last remuinig undeveloped
MLS# 321492. 5/3 Total remodel /stone clts nr.nh of Ntiklers ,'/beach acct, 15U FIT b)
floors.granitecountenops,42'cabs.SSappL S' FT hfor a total of 225 acres This labelous
custom closets. I AC units, hurricane "c,,dd lot .i oin the et s de of the Bouleaird.
" I1 t .99 .X I- 28&. - 1800
shutters, 2 o. erfront balconies plu. sundeck. . I W PONDIN
$9 f,xX 241-2417 SYIWIRASS COUIM CUB
BOCKS TO 'HIE BEACH! MLS# 325427 Renovated &'stunning 3BR/3BA,
MLS19183044SFCharmgspacioshopgrades include ambooin & tile floors,
M 04479Cha-rmgspacioushome igante c,,unm, '.tainle" appfiance-. Format LR
Atlantic Beach. Huge corner lot, wood a.FP DR. -renes&co, er dpcr.hio r.e rized
floors, open kitchen, screened porch, two 2 -ar arage 'iP9.i.NX 285-1800
car garage. $375,000 241-2417 , 3 B'IUMBILE LOTS i
COZvIBEA B UW WW SOUsM8 JX BEACH & EAST OF AlA
MLS# 327242 Popular area near shopping,
MLS#331674Bestvalueatthebch. Clean entertainment, schools, JTB & beaches. Duplex on
3/1.Lgmanicuredyd,newwindows,newer 100' x 120' lot, other lot 50' x 120'. If djplex
roof, 8 blks to ocean. $258,000 241-2417 removed willbe3 buildable lots at 50' x 120' each.
PONEVEDRA CONDOi on M ' IE W I
MLS#338544 Great 3/2condo in Ponte MLS 255024 New Ocean Park Condos
Vedra/ Very private setting. Priced to sell. w/unobstructed ocean views, across from Ocean
$235,000 241-2417 View Parik, Jax Bch, firs 3-9,2-units/fir; 3BR/3BA,
WAIK TO 'lE BEACI cabinets, pool, spa, parking & storage $897,000-
MLS# 337406 Remodeled duplex. 2/1.5 $1,257, 000285-1800 ,
both sides (259K each in quaint Atl Bch. QUEEN'S HAR NEW PRK
25 m quaint MLS 299292 Enjoy the Intracoastal breeze & golf
Close to shop & schools. $290,000 courseviewsfrombeautifullymaintained4BR/3BA
241-2417 + study home w/operi floor plan, hardwood floors
INVESIOR IAinmainlivingareas, new carpetinBRs, private lanai,
^iaiWR r screened pool, oversized4lot w/oak canopies.
area. Tm roof and HVAC, 5 years new. S4WORASS PIAVERS CUB
$225,000 241-2417 WAERS EDGE NEW PRICE!
IDWEPRICEIN MLS 295201 Charming & stylish 3BR/2BA home
LOWEt PRCE IN A ! ' w/lake views fror large screened lanai, OR, formal
MLS#3376106 3BR/1BAonlargelotwith DR, cathedral clings in two BRs, eat-in kitchen,
many upgrades. Quiet neighborhood, short t closet space, security system & 2-car garage
walk to beach. $216,000 241-2417 rHOME ON PRESERVE I IN 00S MiL
NEPtNE BEACH! MLS# 304635 Just 5 minutes to the beach! Picture
MLS#3101893/2.5completelyupdatedon perfect 4BR/3BA home is light, bright & airy
w/screened lanai, many upgrades, gas FP, lots of
cul de sac. Deck, FP, 2 car garage, vaulted tie, fresh paint, 3-car garage & more! $535,000.
ceiling. $264,500 241-2417 285-1800
independently owned and operated
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HANDY MAN Special, 2/1 concrete block;
5 blocks to ocean, 80'X120' lot, $275,000.
FSBO Atlantic Beach, 63 West 4th St. (off
Mayport) 3/2/2, 1234sf, 3 years old. Re-
duced 20k for quick sell. $229,000.
FABULOUS POOL HOME
ATL BCH SELVA LINKSIDE
Reduced for quick sale, $424,500. Won-
derful 3BR/2.5BA, 2 story, pool. Easy to
see; 1660 Linkslde Ct. N. Call Kimberlee
472-5558, Magnolia Properties.
NEPTUNE BEACH, concrete block, 4
blocks from ocean. $268,000. 372-4477.
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
ATLANTIC BEACH- REDUCED FOR
QUICK SALEI 3/2, 2 car gar., freshly
painted, new vinyls. Near schools & Won-
WOLF CREEK- 3/2.5 condo. Almost
brand new w/ garage & many upgrades.
ARLINGTON HILLS- 3/2, nice starter
home, good area. $148,000.
HARBOUR SPRINGS- 4/2, 2 car gar.
Newer area, very open, beaut. stone
frplc., fenced yard, comer lot. Close to
schools/beaches. Reduced to $214,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
newly Many upgrades. $298,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 16p0sf, 3/2,
like new. $229,900. -
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, 2 car gar., owner
must sell fast $204,900.
BONAPARTE CROSSING- New home,
4/2, near schools & shops. $234,500.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
Call Lynn Saul
Over 20 Million in Sales in 2005.
0 ' I
4 Marvin & Floyd
Website � http://marvin.group.com
Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
JACKSONVILLE BEACH - VISTA DEL MAR
1/1 Oceanfront Condo - Fully furnished on the 3rd floor facing the
courtyard. Pool and clubhouse on premises.. $309,000
JACKSONVILLE BEACH - OCEANIA
2/2 Oceanfront condo - 1346sq' located on the 4th floor. Enjoy the sunrise
from your 264sq' balcony overlooking the beach and ocean. $699,000
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Perfect opportunity to purchase property near the Intracoastal and within
walking distance of million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is).
DAYTONA SHORES - OCEAN VILLAS
New luxury Oceanfront Condo. 2136sq', 2/2.5 plus den. 436sq' deckwith
views of the ocean & Intracoastal. $881,100
Desirable Beach property. Zoned resideintial/commercial. 1626sq' in
3 buildings - business plus 2 efficiency apartments. Near ocean. $799,000
1647 Bermuda Road, Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house, 940sq' on .14 acres. Perfect opportunity to purchase property
nearthe Intracoastal and within walking distance of million $ condos $175,000
PONTE VEDRA - THE FOUNTAINS
Brand New Oceanfront Condo
3BR/3.5BA/2,600SF of luxury living & unparalleled amenities/Located
on one of the lower floors close.to covered garage & amenities center.
Approx. $40,000 in upgrades. Great location, incredible ocean
Newly Listed Sawgrass CC Condo
Beautifully furnished 2BR/2.5BA condo w/populartownhome floor plan
w/wood floor approx. 1700SF.Water to golf views, large lanai, new roof
and newly remodeled exterior.$395,000
Tifton Cove in Sawgrass CC
Beautifully renovated 2BR/2BA condo, hardwoods, kit. w/new cabi-
nets, stainless steel appliances, Corian countertops, fully furnished &
overlooking lagoon. Great for second home or investment. $337,000
REDUCED - Ocean View 3/3 2,100SF!
Developer unit released. Saturnia flooring & beautiful appointments.
7th FL end unitcondo w/open views of the AtlanticOcean.- Large,
BR's w/spacious BA for each, large walk-in closets. Large kitchen open
to family room w/ocean views. $895,000
Beautifully Furnished Condo in Sawgrass Country Club
Beautifully furnished 2BR/2.5BA condo w/popular townhome floor
plan. Enjoy water to golf views,-wood floors, enclosed Florida RM &
remodeled kitchen. Large lanai, new' roof and newly remodeled exte-
Motivated Seller! Reduced, Great Buy!
Enjoy the Lifestyle of Queens Harbor! Lake & golf views w/in the beau-
tiful 3.800SF/5BR/4BA/3CG residence w/stunning hardwoods, screened
pool and beautiful open floor plan. Great deal at $867,000!
JACKSONVILLE - SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 nouse, 1896sq'. Fenced back yard Lawn rrmainrenance included $1.600 mth
PONTE VEDRA - THE FOUNTAINS
0.0 -r. n 1 IoFtnn' fl.r,,nrl firnrP or.ol -Tnnr.l .-..ro QtS7RImth
Call Rosemary Naughton  1
"She KlOWS the beaches!"
"VaUnf Eclectic A.B. Opportunity
HS O Such a fun home on-huge 85x 135 lot, loaded w/ trees, 3 biks
;S THIS ONE to bch! Exudes rustic personality & possibilities galore. 3BR
aning & retail in 2BA, inviting LR/DR, gorgeous hrdwd.flrs. Giant Gameroom,
home located n Mex. tile & wd. panel walls.Beautiful 10th St, ambience sur-
rai' $475,000. rounded by magnificent million $ new constructions.
call Chris Seladi $684,000 :
Scon 3iB Nept.Beachside Elegance
:!oup alenire Simply wonderful 3BR gem, I home off sugary-white bch on
want! and morel' corner lot! Retains vintage charm, hrdwd. firs. throughout,
,ane Per-za/a. generous closets. Sunny FL Rm invites sunshine in, huge brick
ONT CONDO f-place w/ cool log bin. Perfect retreat for understated, uldi-
droom 2 batrnhlfe9,000.,k
le'"red2 ruly mate bch, life, affordably! $849,000.
ated in Seaquest
in the heart of "
,ach. Don't miss
5 great deal. i Lora St, 'Nept. Restoration
Dai.d Darch. Perfect retreat, just 4 biks to breaking waves! Totally remod-
RA CONDO. . eled, head to toe. Solid coric. blk., 3BR plus Office,oversized
r 2BR2BAn 72x 125 lot w/ room to grow! Stunning silestone/ss kit; Ital
SNeiGtra colors, ian tiled main rooms, designer upgrades thru-out. Prof. land-
t amenities and escaped, fenced, easy stroll to "corner." hub. $459,000.
je. Terrific buyl
DNT CONDO S.Jax. Bch.Value
it 2BR/2BA+Den. Comfortable 3BR 3BA just 5 blks to water's edge. Hand-
n freshly painted,
icro carpet eand some wd.firs. dwn, versatile Bonus up, indoor utility rm., all
love in ready
bring all offers appliances stay, fully fenced bkyard on quiet location next to
r more info, call
private easement. Motivated owner is ready to go! Short
walk to Seabreeze Elem. & super restaurants. $412,000.
edroom, 2 bath- .
,ratoor uni wi Immaculate South JaxTwnhome
Beaulu aulunil in Good as new 3BR 2.5BA in perfect condition-2 yrs new!
call Susan Fon Very gently lived in, 2212 s.f. of classy, casual living. Open-
plan GR/DR/Kit w/ high ceils ideal for entertaining! Granite/
S AWrSOEIrs ss kit, luxury baths. Priv. M. Suite offers sep. tub/shower &
BR/eBA condo to "beach-peak" covered balcony.Just delightful! $423,000.
beach of his.
h condo 1-car
closed , porch. ,
udy smih or Sharp P.V. Executive Gem
Lovely 4/3.5 spacious gem, 3 yrs. new! Plantation shutters,
elegant M. Suite w/ priv. deck, ideal mtr.-in-law suite dwn.
SHuge GR/Kit combo accommodates the whole gang! High
-ceilings, stunning foyer, quality details. E. of AIA for easy
mrar gi-g-L-pet irt
Updated Seaplace 3bdrm Condo,
Ground Fir 1/2 block to the Ocean in
Old Atlantic Beach!
Large Patio w/privacy fence. All new carpet,
new AC, updated baths, fresh paint, new
stove & microwave. $298,000
Contemporary Gem - Selva Nortne '
4Bdrm/3Ba - Open Fir Pin - Rich wood
accents throughout - extensive deck & tree
canopy. Perfect mix of home, privacy, and
nature. Seller will pay $5000 towards buyers
closing costs. $625,000
Roof Top Ocean Views I/2 Block to Ocean
Brand New Construction!
New Construction Town Home 4bdrm/
4.5bath, 3 story w/elevator, 2-car garage!
Construction complete in 3 months. High-
End Finish Levels - Offered at $1,175,000
New Home in Atlantic Beach
3 Blocks to the Ocean - Seha Marina
3-story w/elevator, 6 bdrms, 3 ba, 4200 sq
t, office, high ceilings, rm for a pool. Lot
size: 85 x 142. Maintenance free: concrete
block & stucco on 1st level, frame & vinyl
shake on 2nd & 3rd levels. $1,175,000
Old Atlantic Beach Home -
I Block to Ocean
Cedar Shake home w/white picket fence -
perfectly manicured. 4Bdrm, 3 Ba, master
upstairs, 2700 Sf, 62.5x125 lot size, room for
pool. Maple hardwood floors throughout. 2-car
garage w/garage-tek. $1,200,000
Atlantic Beach -
Seaside Gated Community Luxury HOME!
Magnificent custom home with state-of-the-ari
kitchen. You could not rebuild this home with
this quality in finish levels at this price today.
IT's AWESOME! 4 bdrm, 3.5 ba, 2-story, all
bdrms up, 3486 sq ft, Mediterranean style with
barrel tile roof. Private Beach access.
Awesome Investment Property
3Bdrm 2Ba Townhome-Great condition! 2-
story, 2Bdrm and 1 Ba up and Master bdrm
down, 1400 sq ft, currently renting for
$900/per month. Take with or without tenants.
Raw Vacant Land Available - W. Atlantic Bch.
Parcel size 150 x 630 - Can subdivide into 9-
12 residential lots - Duval County. $469,000.
West Atlantic Beach Bungalow
Awesome Investment S 199,000
3 bdrm 2 ba, 1-story, new red oak floors
throughout, new roof, approx. 1300 SF, lot size
Great Investment Opportunity -
East of 3rd Street
Quadraplex with 4 easy to rent Studio
Apartments. Only steps to the ocean!
Offered at $639,000
"Hot" Oceans Edge Condos:
East of 3rd Street NEW South Jax Beach
3 BR/2BA - $395,500,
Lowest price 3 Bedroom: $437,544
The Palms: 2 bdrm/Zba Condo
that is a 10+++
This is truly a 10+, Do not miss it! 2Bdrm/
2Ba 2n" floor condo with custom
cabinets, new sinks and granite in
Kitchen and baths. $187,000
THE BEST BUY ON THE OCEAN
IN JAX BEACH!
Completely Remodeled w/the finest
finishes. OCEANFRONT SOUTH END
CORNER Unit w/wrap around porches!
3 bdrm/2ba, custom cabinets, granite
and much, much more!!! Furnishings
Investment Property - Multi-family
I" St. South
Awesome unobstructed ocean views.
West side of 1st Street, multi-family, 2
bldgs, corner lot 62.5x85, updated over
last 3 yrs $949,000
2.2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts
Call Margi Petitt
60 Ocean Blvd. Suite 3. Atlantic Beach
December 8. 2006
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 8, 2006
806-A 3rd SL * Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Buit in 2005 $234,900
marshfront lot in small Neptune
Beach cul-de-sac subdivision
OCEANFRONT LOTS: Great
investment opportunity in Vilano
Beach. 3 adjacent lots available for
GREAT INVESTMENT IN
NEPTUNE BCH: 1900 sf home
sits on two large buildable lots in
desirable Neptune Beach setting.
PRICE REDUCTION: 4BR/2BA
all brick home in quiet beach
Call Jason Jarrett @
3 ~ I " 1 I
PELICAN Point $730K, LandMark $950K,
WaierMark $996k Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. or a our 904) 242-2821.
CONOS OR ALE 1'
2BR/1.5BA CONDO In Deerfield Lakes,
Unit #1005. All buyer csidng costs paid: PYB - OCEAN GROVE 2/2/+
$108,000. ML#39500, Call Christinea Buyer's Market - Reduced $18K for
904-874-0251 .2006 sale (209K-191K). New unit, lake-
__view, prime location A1A, resort style,
PVB - OWNER FINANCE FSBOI No closing costly Only $191 KI Open
Only $6K down, new 2/2/. lakeview, Sat -Sun . Dec 10 (727)458-4230
$209K, last onel 727-458-4230.
PV, 2/2. fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $214,900. Vanguard Realty
OCEANFRONT 2/2. garage, pool, views
from every room $495,900. Lease option.
Owner/ agent 463-7343.
PVB LOWEST priced/ best location.
2BR/2BA. fp. in Ocean Grove, walk to
beach, newly renovated/ never occupied,
$187.500, possible lease/purchase,
OCEANVIEW 3/2. Great views from most
rooms. Ceramic tile, two balconies'
$459,500. Vanguard Realty 463-7343.
CONDO 'FOUNTAINS", Ponie Vedra, 695
A1A N. 3BR/ 2BA Lease $1295 or
buy $229,900. Very clean 246-6649.
SaVe big money!
Do not register with any
developer or other agent
before you call me.
Sea State Realty Corp.
c'� "The Listing Specialist"
,/e MLS/ NEFAR Member
* Open House *--
Saturday & Sunday 1PM-4PM
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NEW WATERFRONT COMMUNITY
.c, .- SALES OFFICE OPEN Monday - Friday 12-5pm
Watersedge at Harbortown will include 20 high-end
4 story Mediterranean-style town homes with
private courtyard and roof top terrace. The option
to purchase 50 ft boat slip in your front yard. Only
3 leftill Prices starting at $999,900
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
THE CONDO CONNECTION
IN JAX BEACH
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING - LOWEST PRICED GROUND FLOOR 1 bedroom w/GARAGE. Marsh views
from Ig screened lanai. Gated, pool, clubhouse, boat parking. MLS# 324495 $154,900 OBO From JTB, go S.
on A1A to rt. on Ponte Vedra Lakes Blvd. Go approx 1 mile to left on The Greens Way to The Villas.
OCEANS EDGE - 2/2, condo, granite, tile, concrete block. Clubhouse w/infinity pool. 1 block to the beach,
1 block to shopping. MLS# 307553 $438,800 East on JTB. N on A1A, rt on 2310 St. S. to bidg C #32
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING - WOODED VIEWS from your lanai. 3/2 with 18" tiles and berber carpet.
Gated, garage, Pool/ clubhouse. MLS#328788 $254,900
IN PONTE VEDRA BEACH
THE COLONY - WALK to the BEACH. LOWEST PRICED 2 bedroom. Beautiful ground floor with
wooded views. Wood floors, tile, fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE. MLS# 326635 $229,900
BEST BUYS ON THE SOUTHSIDE
STONEBRIDGE - LARGEST 3bdrm with 2 master suites' 1408 SF, tile, screened lanai, roomy & bright.
CARPORT. MLS# 327334 Reduced $164,500.
STONEBRIDGE - CARPORT with condo, 3/2 top floor, no one above end unit. New carpet, fresh paint,
ready for move in. A- cond. Gated community. MLS#300731 $156,900
TALK TO THE TWINS!
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in one of these homes
Get away from it all when you come home to this 2BR 2BA condo in P\B3. Living this close
to grocery, restaurants, movies & more you can leave your car parked. Gated, pool, fitness
center. REDUCEDTO $190,00011!!!
Off the beaten path. 3BR 2BA condo w'garage and a view. Separate-entrance, large corner
balcony, vaulted ceilings, FP, all appliances, storage room. -Gated, 2 pools,-tennis, movie
theater, RV boat parking. $248,500.
Peace & quiet is yours! 3BR 2BA with garage, end unit, no one above you, water & wooded
views. FP. all apple, incl. washer & dryer, screened lanai. Gated, .clubhouse, pool, hot rub,
boat RV storage, & more. $255,000. .
Listen to the ocean from your balcony at this 2BR"2BA condo in quaint Atlantic Beach.
Renovated with new kitchen & baths. Only 1. 2 block to the ocean. Community pool. Mo. fee
includes water sewer. $310,000.
IBR, 2BR, and 3BR condos east of AlA in south Jax Beach. Brand new & beautiful! Elegant
clubhouse, pool, fitness center. FROM LOW $300,000'S.
Call for pricing and availability.
LET HE HELP YOU FIND YOUR NEW HOHE!
SSherri Teno, Reaktori
St] -- i - El* JT0 i ill lr
-..M MERCAl EITYi
Lease Space Available
Heritage Bank Building
3,000 square feet of prime ground floor space located on
A I A and CR 210 (Across from the PonteVedra Post Office).
High visibility location with ample parking spaces.
Availability for occupancy on January 1, 2007.
Interested parties should call 280-5655
and ask for Jim Strickland or Greg Totten.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/iBA, CH&A. 2nd FURNISHED 2/1 apt. 5775/mo + 5775
oo50r. Large deck. 1 block to beach deposit. No smoking. No pers. 246-9162
b1050 mo. includes water. 241.0897 ext o#
NEPTUNE BCH. 2BR/1 5BA townhouse. ATLANTIC BEACH: 263 Ahem Si,
i 5 blocks to ocean, dishwasner, WDHU, $850,mo, 287 Ahem SI., $800/mo. 2
t995/mo. 246-3739 blocks to ocean, across from Town Cen-
ATLANTIC BCH Deaulflul apartment for ter; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood floors, tile
rent Aval immediately. 374 8tn Street bath & kitchen. No pets $800 deposit. wa
Call 904-233-4784 or 904-521-7707. te age & sewer included in rent
We have OCEANFRONT properties as well
As properties from Mayport to Ponte Vedra,
All with PHOTOS Visible at our Web Site:
4BeachesRealty.com or call:
4-Beaches Realty at: 904/249-3077
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ IBA, 108 Orange
St. Nep Bch, downstairs. $1050/mo incl.
NEW VALENCIA 2/2 condo, avail early.
2007. super amenities, $373,800.
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JA.:..:.4VILLE BEACO, FL 32250
PHCr.E 904-247-7414 FA 904'247-7475
JAX- BEACH Golfair, 2BR/1 5BA,
screened panio. new carpel. $14,500.
YOU FURNISH paint and carpel and save
a bundle on this 14'x70', 3BR2BA, vinyl
siding, new skirting, wood steps with plal-
lorm $6000. 221 8458.
3BR DOUBLE WIDE in poriside Near
beaches. Builr-in 2000. $28,000
MOBILE HOME, 3BR/2BA. 9 years old,
furniture included. Asking $33,500, price
negotiable. Call 246-3262.
Spacious and well mainlalned 2 bedrooms
& i-1/2 bats. Approximately 11OsI, 1
block 0o Ine beach. No pel,, full kitchen,
washer/ dryer connections, lois of closels.
126 S. 13th Ave. Jax Beach. $950 month-
ly rental (utilities nor included) $550 secur-
ity deposit Minimum 7 month lease.
Available in December. 285-1852
311 NORTH 1st St. Large 2BR/1BA apt
w/den, hardnood ftis, W,'D, CH&A, block
from Town Center & beach $1200/mo.
NJEPTUNE BEACH townhouse,
2BR/1.5BA, newly renovated, kitchen
equipped, WDHU, lenced yard. No pets.
$800,mo. .deposil (9041221-5833.
JAX BCH 1BR upper,. 1 block ocean,
$695'mo. $300tdep. mncl water Military'
senior discount. 1720 N 1st St #3,
JAX BEACH. 2 .1/2 blocks to ocean. 1/1
large upstairs, $770/mb, 821-9751/
SMALL 1 BR Guest House on scenic ca-
nal near intercoastal waterway 5225/wk
includes cable TV, wireless inlernet, wa-
ler, and limited eleclnc Available now.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean No Pets
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhome. WDHU, lyr.
lease No pets $950/mo +$950/sec.
1 5 BLOCKS to ocean, 174 1st Ave. S.
2BR 1BA, CH/A, no pels. $875/mo
BEACH/ SAN Pablo area. 2BR/IBA, new
carpet, WDHU, large back yard. $850/mo.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean No pets. $575/mo 642-1214 or.
. & to
2 BLOCKS from ocean, 2BR/1BA, W/D TWO 1BR Apartments, 2 blocks from
and , water included. fenced-rn yard. beach $650/mo. 1 Erliciency apartment. 2
$1250/mo. +dep. (904,571-6142. blocks from beach $550/mo 249-6748
NEPTUNE, GORGEOUS duplex, 3/2.
1.5 blks to ocean, gar. Downstairs.
'. $1400imo0. Upslanirs- calfepail,, ,i)lgSF,
irplc . $1800imo Avail.. 1/,1: 993 ,9191 .- .:
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vale lois. Near Maypon Naval Station. no
ATLANTIC BEACH, 62 Ocean Blvd,
2BRI1BA, W'D included, CH&A, HIlle loor.
1 blocK to ocean. $1000imo. Itsi, last and
OCEANVIEW. 2BR 1BA, CH/A, WDHU,
808 1st St S , JB. Apt 3. 888-259-0783.
JAX BEACH. 2BR townhouse, near
ocean. CH&A. WDHU. no pels. 5950/mo
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA apartment, WDHU.
CH&A, fireplace, 1 block Irom ocean
$875/mo Call 566-1287
ST000/MO., NEWLY renovated. spacious,
2BR/1BA, Jax Beach, no smoking, 247-
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point 2BR/2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 monin
minimum rental (904)241-7206.
NEPTUNE BEACH. Spacious 2BR/1BA.
Walk to Ocean. Separate dining room,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets. $1100/mo. lease.
JAX BCH, 1301 2nd St N. 2BR 1.5BA
lownhome Sleps to the beach. Renoval-
ed. No pets. $995/mo. 233-8208.
JAX BEACH. 3BR/2BA spacious bright
end unil, garage, lanai, pool, gated, close
To JTB, blocks to beach, $1350'mo.
'1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
SBR/1BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.
ATLANTIC BEACH of) Seminole Rd.
Beautiful newer 3/2.5 townhome, 10ft ceil-
ings, light & bright, hardwood floors, 1 car
gar, small lenced backyard, 8 blocks Io
beach. $1495/mo., flexible terms. And al-
* * *.
Jax Beaph, Jardin De Mer condo. Beauil-
ful, new'2/2 w/frplc. & garage. First floor.
$S095imo. Call June, First Trust Realty
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1 block to ocean
2BR, sunporch, WDHU. CH&A Lease,
deposit $900/mo. (904)398-0470.
from 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts & Townhomes
Ocean Oaks Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies
Walk to Beach, (Corner of Penman & Seagate)
Schools c Shopping 249-5611
IF 1, I1I; BEACH RENTALS C
S Unfurnished Homes The Courtyards - Mayport of AB Brightwater - Gate Pkwy 3BR/2 5BA, end 4
Serena Point - JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor 3BR/2.5BA, private. updated unit unit townhouse, wv/porcb, garage, club pool.
condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities., w/garage, patio, balcony,. oerlooks lagoon. $1250/mo.
garage. $3000/mo. 1100/mo. * Windsor Parle-Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story
ii Oceanside 932 - JB 3BR/3.5BA, condo has 131 Magnolia - NB 2BR/1 BA. ground floor home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced
luxunous features, ocean porch, sunset porch, large duplex, plus den. less than block to bch. back) ard. $1995/mo.
Garage. $2800/mo. $1000/mo. Kensington -StAug4BR/3BA. new home, all
o- 430 9th Avenue N. - JB 3BR/2.5BA, two Intracoastal West iled and upgraded, 3 car garage, patio. comm
' story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood Bishop's Court - Hodges pool. $2200/mo.
. floors. 2 car garage. $2295/mo End units v,/vies, Unfurnished Condos
North Shore - JB 3BR/2BA, brand ne%\ . all appliances, ameniues. Palms at Marsh Landing - JB
construction w/incredible ocean views. IBR/IBA, ground floor. $875/mo. Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
upgrades, garage, amenities. $2100/mo. IBR/IBA, ground floor. $900/mo. IBR/IBA. 3rd floor with garage. $925/mo. ,
Pablo Beach South -JB 3BR/3.5BA, three Lakecrest - Southside 2BR/2BA. ground 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
story townhouse w/ocean views, balconies, floor condo w/upgrades. attached garage, ceilings. $1050/mo. S
attached garage. $1900/mo. screened porch. $995/mo. Belleza - PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor top/end unit,
Oakbridge at Sawgrass-PV Avanti - Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor fireplace, vaulted ceilings, all upgraded.
,.4BR/2BA, home has screened lanai, on condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private $1000/mo. . ,
' lagoon, 2 car garage., comm. pool. $1700/mo water view. $1000/mo . Jardin De Mer- JB
SSolano Cay - PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story Herons Way - Hodges 2BR/2BA, brand'new 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo wall the upgrades, .
-: home, two car 'garage, comm. pool. townhduse with attached garage, amenities. garage, fireplace, balcony. $1150/mo.
Sawgrass Players Club - PV Wolf Creek- Hodges 2BR/2.5BA, townhouse,
* 2BR/2BA, home has wood deck all upgraded, screened porch, amenities.
4 w/lagoon to golf course views, remodeled. $1100/mo. RE/MAX COASTALREAL ESTATE
r $1450/mo.0 IL Villagio - Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story , . annon S it
-"ThelFontains- PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse condo w/upgrades throughout, amenities. .r(904) 285- .com5640
wood flors,new carpet, enclosed tiled $1200/mowww.rentthbeaches.com
.porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. . , . . ..' '
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T)ece mhr 8. 2006
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
2/1, 201 N. 9th St. $700/mo + $700 dep.
Non-smoking, no pets. 246-9162, ext 5#.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. nice modern
well taken care of 2BR Apt. all amenities,
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach, storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $1000/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.
PVB/ L'ATRIUM- patio home, 2BR/2BA,
garage, $1295/mo unfurnished.
1/1 apt., 211 No. 8th St., CH&A. No dogs.
$625/mo., $350 deposit. Broker/ owner,'
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
efficiency. Lease, -deposit. $650/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1BA, hardwood
floors, CH&A, WDHU, 1.5 blocks to
beach, 1st/ last mo. rent, SD, 1 year
lease. $900/mo. Donna Ross Real Es-
tate, Inc. 246-4862.
MAYPORT , LANDING Towrihohe,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1207 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700 deposit. 280-2728. leave
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
MOVE IN SPECIAL!
Dolphin Co'e 3/2. $1295. 1400 SF
First month free wilh 12/mo ltasel
Ocean Groe Condo. 1/I, ground
floor. $850/mo., 2/2. $1050/mo
Fabulous:412, pool, $2200, 2300 SF
MARSH LANDING ,
The Palms. 2/2, 1095 includes cable,
Landings at Belle Rive. Ne" 2/2 w/
garage. 5995, 1300 SF
Kendall Pointe Ne%,, free cable &
internet, 2/2. 5950, 1100 SF
210 & 195
2/2 5. 1300 SF, Brand ne% 51100
OAK LEAF PLANTATION
3 & -4 BR 51200-51350
Near L NT- 3/2. 1400 SF 51295
210 & World Golf \Vllage area.
FIEALT'' SERVICES. rC
SALES&S RENTALS .
P R o P E R T I E S
B 2BR/2B1A condo. FIagler Crc,.ing.
2 blc-k; from ocCcjn. uile & carpet
+ 2BR/2BA TH, Ma,.pori Landing,
$' 775-$ $Y5'mo -" ,
+ 3BR'2B-\ NMapuort LandiTig. ',
r-ne carpet, ne%' appiiiance.
iS 25-rm. .4sk about our
+ 3i1 H, Hidden C,'e. 2 car garage on
porid. I'reshl', pointed. 1500 SF -
$1200/mo . r
+ ' 2 Ccrd.,. Deertield Lakli r. ruc urit.
po.:,l. W'D hokup $Si00/m
+ 3;BR 1.SB A Apt,.A.ro -.fromrOcean
W: ,od floor *- airer includedd Ocean1
+ IBR.IBA Apt. "jier'electric
included. acros from icea5r, $.S00'mc.
eWE NEED RENTALS*
Call us for
Professional Property Management
A PERFECT 10, Fully furnished studio
condo in Ponte Vedra, walking distance to
beach and Sawgrass Beach Club.
$1100/mo. Includes utilities. 273-0213,
QUIET AND SPACIOUS, 1 mile to Atlarn-
tic Beach Town Center, 1500sf. town-
home, 2BR/2.5BA +office, W/D, garage.
No smokers/ pets, $1225/mo. 655-2718.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 2 Blocks to
OCEAN, CH&A, $800/mo. 409 South 2nd
ATLANTIC BCH Townhouse, 3BR/ 1.5BA,
$850/mo. plus sec., 1501 Jordan (East of
Mayport, off Donner). 642-1003.
3BR/2BA E. of 3rd $1500/mo All new
house for rent, ss appliances, W/D, gran-
ite, tile throughout- all two blocks from the
beach 245 North St. 273-7338.
ARLINTGON AREA, 3/2, fpl., LR, DR, 2
car, sun porch, fenced yard. Avail. Jan.
'07. Short term lease avail. $1100/mo +
ATLANTIC BEACH 3'2 5 SFH. open floor
plan, ravenine floors, counler tops carpet
n bedrooms, walk-in closets. vaulted cel-
ngs 'place, sludy. screened pool. corner
d'o $2000/mo TDO Management Serv-
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE
All newly renovated, 2BR/1.5BA. Walk 5
blocks to ocean. New A/C, kitchen
appliances, paint, carpet, tile, wood blinds,'
W/D connection, large rear fenced yard.
No pets. No smokers. $995/mo + 1 mo.
deposit. Call 866-5575 or 241-8057.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA w/flreplace
and pool. 2 car garage. $1800/mo. In-
cludes lawn and pool care. Call Susan
ADORABLE BEACH cottage, 3BR/1BA,
4.5 blocks to ocean, $1300/mo, +700 dep.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room,'patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $950/depbsit,
$950/mo. 615 7th Ave S., Jax Bch.
993-1114 or,270-1284. ,
OCEAN FRONT S. PONTE VEDRA
3BR/3.5BA, 3400sf, long term Lease
$3500/mo, no pets, (904)998-2703.
ATLANTIC BCH. -1BR 2BA. like new, com-
plietly remodeled! Bike 10o beach & park.
NEPTUNE BEACH, .large 3BR/2BA,
2300sf.. wooded lot, fenced-in yard, block
to elementary school Pels OK 51750.mo
.$1000/dep. Call 509-9310
N JAX Beach, 4BR2BA, living dining.
fireplace. lsige covered patio, newly
remodeled, avail. Dec. 1st. 51300'mo
INTERCOASTAL WEST 3BR/2BA, great
room, fireplace, 2 car garage, no pets,
$1200/mo. Call 535-6338.
3BR/2.5BA, TOWNHOUSE, in desirable
AB, Selva Lakes, very clean, newer model
With over 1900sf. 2 car garage w/WDHU.
Community pool. 5min. bike to beach.
Walking distance to park. $1800/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Remodeled condo/
lease. 2BR/1.5BA, A/C, security. New ap-
pliances. No pets. $850/mo..+$850/dep.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
PVB THE FOUNTAINS. If you demand
clean, newly renovated townhouse condo.
Call 571-8449., 3BR 2.5BA, scr. tiled
porch, ready for occupancy 12/8. No pets,
no smoke! $1300/mo.
BEAUTIFUL SPACIOUS, 1/1 condol Im-
maculate, vaulted ceilings & imagination
room perfect for office or sitting room. On-
ly minutes to the beach, UNF, and the
Town Center w/easy access to downtown.
VWithin Windsor Park $900/mo deposit.
includes waler 904.502-8619
PVB, GROUND FLR 2/2
Gaied 5-star community, WD inci , over-
l.oks goiicourse Close to beacon. Pets
limited. $975/mo. Call Karen 705-8853.
RIVERSIDE- HUGE. beautiful, lower.. .'.............- . . .', PONTE VEDRA, Luxury 1/1 patio home,
2BR/1 5BA, WD, dishwasher, security ATLANTIC BEACH, 1365 SEMINOLE walk to beaches, ,pond view, pool/
system, CH&A, fenced. 614-0845 Ra. 3BR/2BA. CH&A. garage $1300'mo health , club amenities, $1099/mo.
,ci I: rW o , a/' ,-i-' C-Ia .lyr lease l904)707-9954. 407-448-5635.
ISLE OF PIms. 3BR2BA. fric. CHI
2 car gar., pets ok. $1t25.mo Call
PVB, RENT or RTO, 3BR12BA townnome,
1300sft 11s00,mo $179.900. 333-2845.
PONTE VEDRA. Plantation Oaks.
5BR/4BA, 3800st., 6mo rental, basic fur-
nisnings, pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts
$3800/mo .Call (9Q4)571-4173.
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3 5BR/ 2BA.
everything new. ceramic tile throughout.
marsh view 2979 Bayshore Dr. Mayporl
Landing Must seel $1100/mo 465-2163
ISLE OF Palms newly remodeled
3BR/2BA, 2250st large Florida room with
fireplace Lawn service included
$ 1350/mo. 246-2627
SO JAX Beach/ Rippid 4/3, furnished or
unfurnished, 2400 sf, $1950/mo,
PVB PLAYER'S Club -143. updated, large
lot on pond. $1650'mo Call 234-6854
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BR'2 5BA, 1400sl,
corner unil; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch laces nature, $1425'mo..
OLD ATLANTIC BEACH
3-2, 1005sI, $850!mo.
2,'1 5 ownhome $850,'mo.
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, $1200/mo
PALMS AT MARSH LANDING
1/1 condo, S900.mo
312. 1 car gar. 1700sf $1495/mo.
OFF SAN PABLO
32, 1 car gar.. $950/mo
3 2 5. 1 car gar. $995/mo
2'2 condo. $895/mo
3/2, 1450sl, $S1195/mo.
4-2. 1774s.5 $1275/mo
4-4. 2800sl. $2495/mo.
3'2, 1544Si. $1195/mo.
3-2, 1400sf. $1150/mo.
3,2. 2 car gai., 2000st. $1450/mo
4 unils 2,2 & one 3'2
from $940- $1250/mo
, '2, 2carfg4r.,-2,90sl. $135,q1"no.
'HAW IN COVE ' ,"
' 4?,'2Cargar. 1932st51.$375/mo
4,2, 2 car gar. 1990sf. 51525,mo
3'2.2 car gar. $995/mo
3'2 2 car gar. 1425SI. $10951mo.
3,2. 131Ost, $1395tmo
4,25 2200st, $1195/mo
Prne 3 8 4 bedroom nouses
Prced from $1195.'mo to 51825/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
PONTE VEDRA. Sawgrass gated corn
munity. Bermuda Cl, across the street
Irom the park Beaulilui canal front,
1700sf. 2BR 2BA pailo home. $1250/mo.
BRAND NEW Keywest, single family
home. gated community,, 29Q0+ sf,
4BR/3.5BA, 2 car garage, $1800/mno.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR,2BA, 2 car
garage, lenced yard, 51250'mo - deposni
NICE 2BR/1BA townhouse lial Large
Kitcnen/ appliances, ceramic tile. Lois ol
closets. Close to beaches &'Mayport. 66
West 5n Sr., AB, $950,mo. 465-2163.
PONTE VEDRA First month freely
3BR/2BA lenced yard Bonus room
Excellent school district. $1295.'mo Aval
Immediately. Call Angele at Realty Execu.
lives. 273-3939. 334.6094
ATLANTIC BEACH/ MAYPORT AREA
1129 Sebago Ave. So ' Oak Harbor
Al new 3BR/2BA, ltle carpet. fenced. no
1123 Sebaqo Ave So. 38R/2BA greal
, shape lenced, screened porch carport no
pels, $1300,mo. 631-3583 or 612-8868
DISCOUNT FOR 2 YEAR LEASE
JAX BEACH. 428 3rd Ave. So. 2BR/1BA
rouse, CH&A, lenced yard. $775/mo.
BRAND NEW construction, 4BR/2.5BA,
hardwood floors, granite countertops,
stainless steel appliances, fenced, 4
blocks from ocean, 51975/mo., call
COTTAGE ACROSS from ocean, 512 1st
Si. S.. Jax Beach. $850'mo. VIP Realty
NEPTUNE BCH house- 3'2 1250st.
CH&A New bathroom. Fenced backyard
Nice neignoornood. close to ocean 524
Oceanwood Dr So, $1250.'mo +deposit
WEST BEACHES, 3/1. carpel. FL room.
CH&A. Ig. yard $950/mo. TDO Manage-
ment Servces. 246-1125
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD, 3695.
Eagle Ridge Drive. 4BRi2 5BA, 2000st1
$1495/mo 241-RENT or 733-3730
JAX BCH- Lake Sanctuary. Beautiful 3/2
on quiet cul-de.-sac 1800sf, open floor.
plan, fireplace. 2 car garage, new carpel
and pain. $1500/mo. 1904)568-0428.
JAX BCH, nice neighborhood. 3BR 2BA.
huge greal room w.' Irpic., lenced bac|-
y ard'w,'v.wirrnq'pool & waierfall.-A',riustf
seel$ 5�0D,'rrio,'dcp' _-rkaole 247-531 7"'-
ATLANTIC BEACH, Selva Marina.
2800s1., 4BR,2 5BA, 3 blocks lo ocean.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BRilBA; Fenced
backyard; $850/mo. Call 1904)249-2840
2BR'2BA PALMS al Marsn Landing,
w.garage Receni upgrades and washer.'
dryer Pools. lennis courts and illness
center $950'mo 246-2500
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA,; $850/mo.
CONDO FOUNTAINS', Ponrte Veara. 695
A1A N. 3BR, 2BA Lease 51295 or
buy $229 900 Very clean 246.6649
OCEANFRONT. S. Jax Bch, 2BR/2BA,
pool. fully furnished, pets, immaculate,
$2300'mo 379-6997. . -
AAAH BEAUTY .ocean front luxury 2,2.
$1850'mo Available 12,15 1.800-758-
ML LUXURY, galed 3BR'2BA. newly ren.
ovated, lake view, pool, liness, big CIos.
Sets,. garage. $1295/mo. 303-3936.
OCEANFRONT NEW 3/3, garage, consid-
er lease option $2650.'mo 463-7343
LEASE WITH OPTION TO BUY
2BR/2BA in PVB, next to10 TPC Golf Vil-
lage, 5-star amenies walk to beach.
$1250-mo Call Laura for details.
910-7775 - . .
GRAND CAY, spotless. 2BR/2BA: beaui-
lul gaied community. 2nd loor
wiscreened balcony overlooking
woods. W.,D. aisnwasher mircowave. oul-
side storage unit, pool honub. tworkoul
lacmilly& nice playground or ,nChildren.
$1000,mo *aeposil 472-9654.
PVB - SUMMER HOUSE 2BR-2BA. end
unil, 1 slory Easi of A1A. $1195.mo
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR,'2BA. anached ga-
rage furnished all appliances. includes
W/D $1200'mo Mark 338-3230
PONTE VEDRA. Spacious 2BR'2BA,
2 irv~ rn ar jitvfrcae WD w
BRAND NEW 3/2 condo in Heron's Land-
ing. Gated community w/ attached garage,
new kitchen w/ apple. Washer/ dryer, se-
curity system, internet, phone, satellite TV,
water & sewer incl. Minutes to Intercoastal
waterway, beach & local universities.
$1350/mo. 998-8550 or 651-8118.
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED exclusive
adult condo community in Atlantic Beach.
1BR/1BA, groundfloor covered parking,
pool, 55 and over, Selva Marina fumished
or unfurnished. $1000/month includes wa-
ter & cable. Must seel 571-5517.
PONTE VEDRA condo, 2BR/1.5BA, newly
remodeled, $1050/mo., 241-2931 or 207-
1BR/ 1BA w/loft, Ponte Vedra; VERY
CLOSE TO THE BEACH; Clubhouse,
pool. $1000/mo. only; Call (904)249-2840.
3BR/2BA SPACIOUS; close to the Beachi
PVB. SPACIOUS, 1200sf., 2BR/2BA. Lots
of amenities. $950/mo. Call 234-2646.
WOLF CREEK CONDO- BRAND NEW
Rental $1100/mo. 2/2, preserve view,
ICW, elevator- call 866-1009.
Help-U-Sell Coastal Realty
'The Condo Lifestyle'
in Ponte Vedra
Enjoy 'five star' services
Long Term Rentals
1/1 furnished $850-$900
All ne.w interiors!!
1/1 w/fp/screened lanai $995
2/2 w/fp and w/d $950-$1000
2/2 w/fp and screened lanai
Too much to list.you must visit!
Suncoast Management, LLC
MAYPORT ROAD 2BR, credit check,
lenced privale property $600'mo. +
$600 oep 246.4461.
S JAX Bcn. 2BR. lully furnished, ocean-
Iroml condo Moninly. Weekly 241-0267.
3BR HOUSE. walk to ocean & resTau-
ranis. 51600,mo. (9041993-3226.
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR. weekly/
monthly. pool 463-7343.
4BR 4BA weekly monthly. yearly. Call.
OCEANFFJONT CONDOS & Beach
homes. Weekly.monihly Visi us al
laxbeachrental corn or 535-3911 or
LOOKING FOR roommate 10 snare new
condo Musl be clean, neal, mature. .1/3
renl, ubilles. & lees. 463-2845
ATLANTIC BEACH 5-0,3Owk includes
llilllies No pets. 654-3998 or 254.3010
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR.'1 5BA, renovaled,
8 miles ocean Non smoker. Scott 904-
',soycorner un it vieic VI F l
,renovated $i100'mo elecircic 63.5-635. OPPORTUNITY BY THE SEA. Neplune:
S _..__ . Beach Room wain a view. Ouldoor |acuz-
SEE THE OCEAN 2BR'2BA newly remod- zi, pool ,aole iniernet. utililies included
eld w dranie. maple cadinels. luw i , Merry Chriiras.. Call Rotan_$6q5!mo
ara Larpei firEpiara..WO 4 a174 0batf , ,rJ. j2 -E,22pli- . 1,'.11 1 f -A' */ * )t
G teal locahOfl' Ih' Ji !"Bhh S 50, : ".. . . . " "-I "
(904)710- 8878. ROOMMATE WANTED ',600,mo. in-
"8 , ,,lnies llihis. Jax Beach no. smokinl
JAX BAYMEADOWS' Lake Crest Condos,
2BR/2BA. 1si 11. garage wra, fireplace.
pool, gym, lenrn,. $995 mot utilies.
Avalaole Jan isi, Shannon Smitr,
JAX BEACH, very nice 2BR/2BA unit.
11th Ave. No. 2 blocks Io ocean.
$1175'mo.. 631 -8292
2BR.'2BA, GROUND iloor end unit w.ga-
rage, close to pool. plenty ol0 storage. In
Tne Palms --@ Marsh Landing. 1t110 mo.
$420 * 1.2 utillies $200 deposit, great
location. pool. quiet. 333-3368
NEW OFFICE SPACE in prestigious
shopping center on Beach Blvd. in Jax
Beach. Jonathan 866-6937.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE suite avail, at
3010, South 3rd St: - 2nd floor West, prof.
space consisting of 4 indiv. offices and a
waiting/ recp. .area. Call 247-1770 for
appt. to view.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE space in Nep-
tune Beach, 1200sf w/5 large offices,
1400sf open floor plan (build to suit), or
combine space for 2600sf. Recently reno-
vated, ample Iarking, water included, no
CAM. For more Information, Call 992-9344
OFFICE RENTAL space on South 3rd St.
avail, immed. - downstairs, carpeted, with
built in work/ copy area including storage
& file cabinets; 1400 sq. ft., consisting of
5-6 indiv. office/wk areas, & 2 bathrooms,
plumbing avail, for break room/ kitchen
area. If desired, space can be subdivided.
Call 247-1770 for appt. to view.
[ Close to shopping/
For more information,
(2) OFFICE Cbndos. 1140sf. each, 210
west of. 195. Avai 1/1/07. 904-687-3000.
NEPTUNE BEACH otfce., retail space,
500sqI1, 2232 Florida Blvd 241-2781.
WAREHOUSE, OFFICE 3500st new con-
strucnion in Allantic Beach 514-1090
JACKSONVILLE BEACH. Warehouse lor
lease, 3629st. Office included Large park-.
ing lol, beach side ot intracoastal
RETAIL STOREFRONT 1700si. Norin
WAREHOUSE. WORKSHOP Office
Space siarding at 5500.'mo 514.1090
NEPTUNE TOWN Center House for
office, shop, gallery, eic., 247.9774
LOOKING FOR male Shrin.zu to mate
w/beauiilul female. Cail Mindy 403-9474
FREE CATS and Krnens to approved
homes Call 242.0224
PET SITTING, in your home Dog walking
Responsible. malure Call Kirtv, 874-6062
FREE KITTENS lo good home. Orange
Sealpoint S others 247.1227.
VIVSLA STUD wanted Musi be AKC cer-
CHIHUAHUAS, 3 chocolate males CKC
H/C, POP. $500. Call 241-2132.
BOXERS. 4 Bnrinale, 2 lawn. X.mas pups
$400 Kevin 536-1076
CHRISTMAS .PUPPIES! AUSTRALIAN
BLUE Healer puppies. MaKe.qreal tnsbie,
dogs. Born OGo 14.Ah-$;.50. ^f2-3315 t.
CAVALIERS BEAUTIFUL baby blen-
helms AKC/ CKCSC, snols. Ready Xmas
New Years 230-0808
SMALL BREED puppies $50 Free lo
good home- young cat 742-7633.
SHAR - PEI puppies, just in time Ior
Christmas! $500 neg., 334-3063
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I FIEWO D 655
I SERVICE III
SEWING MACHINE- Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes, all models. $49 50
HOLIDAY CHANGE OUT SPECIAL
We service & sell all makes & models
Free estimate. Family owned & operated
CAC1814 887, Padgens A-C. 588-5222
Commercial residential carpet & vinyl in-
slailation & repairs Call for free estimate.
I PAINING 65
REMDSLC ST 60
. Ai , *=. ,
FOX'S CONSTRUCTION, custom stone,
concrete and all types of repairs. Free es-
limates call 445-8677
DAVID'S POOL SERVICE. Weekly clean-
ing. Most 'residential pools $25tweek-
chemicals. Licensed. Insured We make
your hie a inle easier 285-0240.
ROMANO GUTTER SERVICES
Installation and repairs. Call 246-5649.
REMD03 0ST 66
AFFORDABLE. WINDOW CLEANING,
14 years experience. Reasonable prices;
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419..
LAWN SCAP SVC 635 Dependable Quality Service. Reasonabi
I COPUE SEVCE 3
m - I
THE PALM. 3/2: lower level. tile/ carpet,
washer, dryer garage $1250mo TDO
Management Services. 246.1125.
PVB 2BR,2BA, w.,freplace new applian-
ces. washer:dryer. many amenities
1BR'IBA CONDO in The Palms al Marsn
Landing. Inrst floor newly remodeled W'D.
refrigerator, gaied community. pool, gym,
$900'mo 339-3500 or 220.6603.
* * *
LA PE SVC. 635
I TREE SERVICE
I WALLPAPERING 685
Classified 6 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader December.8, zuuo
FOUND MALE Shepherd mix, no collar, 5-
6yrs 'old, target area Marsh Landing. Call
MICHALEEN GRECULA, MD will close
hier medical practice on 12/31/06. Address
to request medical records Is: 4205 Belfort
Rd. Suite 3004, Jacksonville, FL 32216.
NEED A Santa for your party. Call
241-0136. No all adult parties please.
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE! Uncon-
tested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you wait) With kids (a little longer)--Since
1981/ by appt. only (904)641-2187.
TUTORING, ALL subjects, all ages. Rea-
sonable rates, Jax Bch. 379-0345.
TAKING APPLICATIONS for Bartender,
flexible hours. American Legion Post 316.
COCKTAIL SERVERS needed weekend.
evenings only. Apply in person tb Giovan-
ni's, 1161 Beach Blvd., Jax beach., 249-
PART TIME 3 daysweek secretarial.
small Law Ohice. NB, $12.00/hour, uniril
July. 2008 send resume by lax 1904)247-
169-. or mail 10 Law Orlice 1122 Third St
ISueI 61. lIB FL 32266.
SECRETARY NEEDED for insurance
agency. $tO.nr Mon.-Fri . 9am-lpm. Call
PAYROLL' HR Adm.,r Must have ADP
Pay/Ex and EZ Labor experience E-mail
FRONT PERSON. needed,' Chizu Japa-
nese Siear. House. 1227 So. 3rd St._.....
NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7am to 7pm, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
application available at Fleet Landing,
Security Gate One Fleel Landing Blvd..
Allaniic Beach. FL, Fax tlo 904)246-9447.
emrail o10 firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/.
POHTE VEDRA area counter help want-
ed morning, 285-5644
Cook and Counter, up to 401irs., Days,
Mon.-Sat. availability. Flexible starting
date. Some beneI i Fun place to work
mI Vicar Landing (PFonte Vedral Compel-
ii've pay. benertts bonus and schlorships
awarded annually. Drug liee workplace,
E. 'E Call 73.1734
DRIVER hEEDED lor company venicle
Splil shin Early mornings most anter-
nr..-.'n. Guaranteed 25 hours per wk.
$10 1-.0 per hr Call 242-0140
GIRLS NEEDED lor photo shoot, must be
16 or .:..er EAcelleri pay 19041422-0463
COOK POSITION available. Monkey's.
Uncle Tavern Apply in person- 1850 S.
3r S J B ,.
RECEPTIONiST.PART TIME Answer in-
,comirg calls 10 Venus Corporate Olice
SOirec 11-alls io proper individuals MeeL'
g.reei i.,Si.:.rs Open mail and olher clerical
dJijie Monday � Frilay, 10am-3pr. Send
re-,umrre wih salary requirements lo
lO,5,i' .v.enus.':om or lasx 645-5370. EOE
P/T. SAT./ SUNJ MON. Delail oriented in-
dr.'idual Siarling pay negotiated Goll
Privileges Pnone 904-246-4827, email
accouniringl'selvamarina corn or fax re-
Sun'me T)O246-9121 DFWP
MUST LOVE KIDS. Local Church hiring
riur-ery workers Pan-lime 5-10 nrs/ wk
Sunr,d,v & Monday morrnirngs and Wednes-
Jday Enini Call Casey a. 221.1700
-'204 Or a1 resume I1 221 9191.
S DIANA'S STYLING SALON
2551.7A rMlay/pn Rd Nail Tech Hair
Stylist & Barber. Call lor details. 525-2164
ask lor Diar.e EOE
REAL ESTATE once. experienced secre-
larn, w.,rr, computer knowledge license
prelerred laI resume to 273.4848.
ijArHITORiAL HELP needed Seeking P.T
' & F'T cleaning crew to work in K-Man in
rJeplure Bea.:h 3rd snih Cleaning and'
. or 1 ." r .:'re exp ii a plus oui not re-
qured Plea=e call 1-800-860-8057 Job
FLILL-TIME 1 30pm o1 9"30pm in main
, diing, room lichen Dependabiliry and
puncluatiiy a mrui. E:c.ellent c.enelias and
greal work environment To apply: appli-
caiions available al Fleet Landing Security
SGale One Fleet Landing Blvd . Allantic
Beac:r, FL 32233 Fax 10 19041246-9447:
: m emal iojobs@fleeLlanding.com EOEI
(LPN OR RN)
. Full nme 3pm to 11pm. Mondavy-Frday at
a premier reliremenr community Heallh
Center Excelleni benetils and' pleasant
.Worl' environment.. Applications- ai-Fleei
Landing Securty Gale One Fleel Landing
Blvd , Allantic Beach, FL 32233, Fax to
0904i-4.6-944-7 . e-mail
email@example.com EOE/ Drug-Free
LIQUOR STORE Clerk. Bartender, Door
Person. Music b leable work days.
niri-. weekends, and holidays Musi
Spais drug lesl and background check
Call Robpert @ 465-0149
LADIES WORKOUT Express is now seek-
,ng lull lime Itiness and sales consultants
Ior our Beacnhes location $11-12'hr v,
comniss,on Benellis. paid holidays, paid
vacation No experience needed, we are
willing to train. Call Amy, 743-3990 or e-
mail resume to: workoutexpress@bell-
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT o10 Presi-
'dent and CFO cl rapidly growing company
in the real esiale industry Souihside loca-
i tion, near JTB and 9A MusI be prolicienl
in Word and Excel. Excellent benefits ,n-
cluding paid holidays, vacation, health
care and free parking. Fax 'resume to
Baptist Pediatrics, Inc. an affiliate of Bap-
tist Health is currently seeking a full-time
Medical Assistant for the Family Practice
office located in the Ponte Vedra branch.
Duties will include giving immunizations,
plotting graphs, plating throat & urine cul-
tures and handling babies/ children..
Strong team player with ability to work un-
der pressure is needed. MA certification
preferred. For consideration, please apply
on line at www.e-baptisthealth.com or fax
resume to- Attn: Office Manager at
(904)737-1548, Baptist Health, Equal Op-
FULL-Time, 3pm-11 pm at Premiere Re-
"irement Community Excellent benefil
-ackage, compellive wages, good work.
*rng envronmenr Applications available al
Fleel Landing Securly Cale, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., ATlanic Beach. FL. Fax o10
19041246-9447, emal to- jobs@fleetland-'
ing.com EOE, Drug-Free Workplace
NOW HIRING Teachers, Assistanis. and
Suosiutes Experience prelerred Must
love children and De reliable Call Kathy.
HOME CLEANERS luii-lime pan lime. re-
liable car & phone. $10-$12 per hour, call
DRIVERS - Local Snurile: $800+'*weeki!
BCBS, 401K, Protli Sharing, Vac & Holi-
daysl! CDL-A, 3yrs. exp
browntrucking.com. 800-241-5624 x106.
PREP COOK/ line cook needed al Bruc-
ci's Pizza in Ponte Vedra Beach. Apply in
,person al 880 Hwy A1A. Suite 8 or call
ian al 280-7677
HAIRSTYLIST- MGT Oppt. Top Wages
$13 plus per hr Top Benefits Superculs
Local Swimming Pool Company located at
ihe Beaches. looking for Otlice Manager
for hIgh-paced Pool Service Maintenance
and Repair Division. Duties include scned.
ruling service technicians lor repairs, man-
aging departmental billing, handling cus-
tomer requests and performing office sup-
pon functions lor this depanrment. Need
excellent customer service and organiza-
tional skills, computer experience with
Word. Excel, and Accounting software. f01-
lice management experience required. EA-
perlence working in a service type env,-
ronment. such as plumbing elechical.
HVAC a major plus Email resume to10 u-
lie-'4surfsidepools.naei or lax 10 904-249-
8801 or complete application al SunSide
Pools - 313 Beacn Blvd. Jacksonville
Beach. FL 32250 Compensation depend-.
ent on experience Benelrt package avail-
BE A &I-- A ^ ---
MOVING AND Siorage Co is currently
seeking prolessional, couneous and expe
riencea Laborers and Drivers. Drivers
must possess a valid A or B CDL Drivers
License Drug tesling is required For
more inlormaion call 241-2921
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT some
showroom Sales durnes as needed ai a
well esiablisred marble and grane im.
poner located al ihe beach Knowledge of
sione materials and design helptul. Salary
and benelis negolhable upon experience
Fax resume to. 241-3204.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanied Clean driving re
cord required Cali April. 246-9999.
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE Previous exper,-
ence in A/P required Advanced skills in
Wora,' Excel Delail oriented organized in-
dependent worker. Dealing witn vendors,
process monthly and liscal year ctlosir.g
Send resume wiln salary requirements 10
tobS@ venuLr.cm-ortax-to 645-5370-EOE
Seeking responsible reliable individuals
Musl be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave msg at 716-8824
Temporary Full Time Posli:.rn (midnight
shitin a a premier reliremenl c-.ommuniry
Experience in law enlorcemeni required
Applications at Fleel Landing Security
Gale, One Fleel Landing Blvu Atlaniic
Beacn. FL 32233. Fax 10 904-246-9447.
EOE Drug-Free Workplace
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILL
LUNCH and Dinner Servers & Kichen
You make good money working wilh good
people in a busy waierdroni reslaurani
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON Mainly Beaches area Fax re-
BEACHES CAR Wash- lull Time help
needed Wages negotiable- tips Benelits
Avail. Apply in person 1401 Beach Blva
OPTOMETRY. Wesi Beaches. Fronl
desk. customer service, all otice aspects
Friendly personality ability to mulit-lask
bookkeeping, PC. medical ohice experi-
ence a plus Fax resume o10 221-6504
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN Ior busy anr.
mal nospilal 285-7924.
FULL time Monday - Friday with excellent
benefits at Premier Retirement Communi-
ty. Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax resume to
(904)246-9447; email to:
jobs @fleetleandlng.com Website at
www.fleetlahdlng.com. EOE/ Drug-Free
GOLF SHOP Merchandising & Sales.
TPC Sawgrass, a prominent resort golf
club & home of PGA TOUR's
THE PLAYERS 'Championship; We are
seeking team players with-a positive atti-
tude and a commitment to excellence. F/T
positions include: Golf Shop Coord.: Mer-
chandises, Sells, & Assists at Cqunter.
Sales Aspociate: Assists Guests w/ Mer-
chandise Sales. Reservationist: Schedule
Tee Times & Process Sales. Prior golf or
retail exp., basic golf knowledge helpful.
Must have great attitude, service'oriented,
team player. Benefits include competitive.
pay and OfT, medical/ dental/ life ins.,
paid time off, ADD & STD/ LTD glans, em-
ployer funded retirement plan, 401k plan+
3': employer maicn, Iree employee meals,
& much morel Apply wiin salary require-
menis 10 lax 1904)?85-7970, emal
LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE Fore-
man needed Must have 5 yrs manage.
ment experience. $25K per ,ear. Call
Full Time Small Enginee Mecrianic al a
premier reitiemenl community Exceilleni
benefits Applicaicons ai Fleel Landing Se
curiry Gale. One Fleel Landing Blvd AI-
laniic Beach, FL. Fax tco 904-246-9447.
email to firstname.lastname@example.org EOE
HANDYMAN HELPER Must have valid
Driver's license. Experience'helpful, but
wil train Mr Green, 246-4203 .
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals -in a variety of posi-
lions For a liiling of currenI opportunities
please isill us in person 11 N 3rd SI , 2nd
Iloor, call 247.6263, send. an e-mail to.
email@example.com. or visil our web-
site www.JSa:ksonvilleBeach .:.rg
Drug free' work environment. EOE, VP
GOLF SHOP MERCHANDISER Marsh
Landing Couniry Club Retail sales expe -
tence and lashnon merchandising experi-
ence. high end customer service. last
pace environment computer knowledge
sales and purchasing ol apparel Respon-
sible lor the crianging and iresnening ol
displays purchasing of new merchandise
Maintain sales goals. Salaried position
wilh commission, FT, w.'enehls Apply in
person Tuesday -Saturday Call 285-6459
lor direchons oFr addilionail information
Drug testing EOE
HAIR & COLOR STYLISTS
Glamorous. new. upscale salon. Beaches
area. Career prolessionals only 220 8900
or see www.mysalonlavie.com
w.'valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-.
ence helpful but will train Good salary &
oenehits. Apply- Surtsrde Pools. 313
Beach Blvd., 246-2666. or lan resume
249-8801 e-mail surtidepools laol corn
EXP ELETRICAL Helper Must have driv-
ers i,,:ense *. be able to pass c.ackground
& drug lesi Call 270-0070 . 10.4pm or
lax resume lo. 246.72140
CNA.' HHA. nigrl snih including week-
ends. PVB Relerences required Non-
smoker 1904)612 4'055
RELIABLE HOUSEKEEPER needed for
small oceanlront hotel Experienced appin-
canrts only Weekends required Apply in
person, 120 Allantic Blvd Neplune
Beach . . .
CARPEI-TRY Laborers Sian at $9.'rr
Beacnes area, W..C exempt 'Transporia-
lIon a musl Call Rocky. 509-0500.
RECEPTIONIST BEACH Ohice FT,
Mon -Fri.. 9-5 Phones' Scheduling.'
Clerical Good computer skills and Ireendly
personality needed Opporluniry or
advancement Fax resume to 270-0690
SMALL LOCAL Landscape business is
looking for people wro WANT ic work and
' rave iransponation. Will Irarn Call
Bec * s/ ntaos I I
I J o n h e t e m h a m ks c a r ngS o rS e ope* f n!
SERVERS, LINE Cook, Dishwashers,.
Fine Dining. JJ's Bistro. Ponte Vedra,
273-7980. Gate Parkway, 996-7557.
KUHN FLOWERS- JACKSONVILLE,
We are currently accepting applications
for permanent full-time & part-time sales
and full-time delivery personnel. Sales
should have excellent typing and commu-
nication skills, good spelling ability and
must be highly motivated. Delivery drivers
must have a current valid driver's license.
We offer competitive salary, paid vacation
and medical & dental insurance. We are a
drug free work place. Apply in person at
3802 Beach Blvd. Or 832-10 A A N. Tour-
nament Plaza, Ponte Vedra . No phone
I -- -- d
BE A US MERCHANT MARINE
See the World. Room & Board. Excellent
Pay Excelleni Benelils Military Sealime
Couris Vacaiion Pay. 19041891 -6330
DIRECT SALES Opportunity in Irhe
Greeting Card Industry Begin as an Em-
ployee or, s'aighi commission quickly
earn your way o owning your own busi-
ness Contaci Maran 19041685-2336.
ICE CREAM Sr'op for sale in All Bcn.
Owner moving 241 -6664
CHILD CARE - days or evenings good
references. Background check OK. 998-
9684.. . . . .
OPENING FOR children in my nome. in-
lani to 3yrs Full or pan lime. Rels. rea-
sonable. School chidIren welcome during
Cnstimas vacalion. Call 220-7493.
ACTIVE NANN i' nonesi, dependable,
iransportalion & references $10-$12-'rr.
any area CPR & Firsl Aid PIT or F-T
FULL-TIME,' PART-TIME housekeeper &
laundry Isabel al 540-6499
NEW orlice open, excellent rierapilis.
Walk-ins welcome 9am 6pm A1A' JTB,
CERTIFIED NURSES Aide: I am seeking
a live-in position Monday - Friday Will as-
sisl patient wilnth oiai care 19041885-2200
CARE GIVER, experienced, honest & de-
pendable, CPR & First Aid centiled. Call
N-ell 353-5390 910-0878
WHITE CONTEMPORARY irepiace man-
tel, excellent condition $175 339-1447
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & bo\pri.ng, ,new in
plastic w.'warranty. $379 Must sell.
WHITE GOLD diarnrrd stud earrings. 50
ci rw Appraised $1400 asking $475
While gold diamond Slud earrings. 1.50 ci
tw. Appraised $89C0. asking $3500 Call
GLASS SALE - OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, 7am.2prrn i Boxes ol scrap glass
ornaments. slained glass panels gittware
$1 00 and up 1079 Allaric Blvd.
AT&T PARTNER phone system 5 phones
installed lor $899 249-8877.
QUEEN SLEEPER sola, loveseat. $200.
26" men's 15-speed 8 girls 24' 10-speed,
$20 each. Must go this weekend. 246-
CLEAN, QUALITY beds w.irames Oueen
$120. lull $90, 2 twins $60 each. Can de-
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh -bed,
w'malress & box spring. Music sell. $395
Can deliver (9041858-9350.
QUALITY RESTAURANT booths, sin-
gles doubles, six-iops, black Greal ior.
yOur -ktchen at home. looi Virce or Tom.
249-3322. ' '
JOIN US now for our largesi annual sale!
Everyining in store 70. off Donna's Chic
Boutique. 544 Marsh Landing Pkwv Jax
HP LASER Prinier Model 2300-N needs
cani.dge $50 Call 221-7788
ELECTRIC STOVE, new FrIgidaire stove
never been used. $250. 249-1253
WHITE VINYL plastic tencng. 80 h wiln
posis and cap $150 247-7550 or
6 PIECE Bedroom Sel includes queen
rartress & box new siil in boxes. $499.
Can deliver 858-9350.
,BED- KING mattress seti $289 Can de.
SWOODEN TRAILER w/lights, 4'x8', heavy
duty suspension, $195; beautiful artificial
Christmas tree, looks real, 7', blue. spruce,
assembled, $30; 8' huge artificial Christ-
mal tree w/pinecones attached, $50, 477-
PRIDE SONIC Mobility chair. Adjustable
elec. bed w/ headboard & memory foam
mattress. Each 1 month old. Make offer.
WOODBURNING STOVE $100 Firm.
904-241-0597 after 4pm..
SURFBOARDS: 10' Autrey $420; 7' Rozo
$220; 8'11" Greenough $420. 249-1236.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER &. Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
BED- -BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
1989 PONTIAC Firebird, best offer.Ken-
more washer/ Dryer $150, Computer
desks $40 & misc..items. 403-5734.
BEAUTIFUL. UNUSUAL large armoire,
medium pirne color 178'hx46"w) $400.
Jewelry armoire Trorrmas Pacconi) 40"
high oak color $30 Corfee table, light
pine 38"x38" $25 Glass & wicker coffee
lale, 40'Lx21'w $25 Dining able glass
lop w-pedesial base $50 19041509-3107
All in excellent condition
ELEPHANT BEAUTIFUL professional
billiard balls, set of 16, $100; Tickle Me El-
mo TMX, make offer, 247-9542.
2 TICKETS Tny Bennen concen 12 12.
Flonda Theaire, 3rd rc.w, tace value $126
each 635-2517. . ' .
RO-EX SuBMARIl-.ER, like new, sclan-
less steel & 18kt gold,. date. display,
Champagne Seni dial w diamond & sap-
phire market's, lip lock clasp. $6;700,
QUEEN SLEEPER Sola, caramel, $90.
Midsze Iruck plastic io:ol box, $30 Crahs-
man 4.6 HP Edger, $70. 241 5074
BEDS..- like new, twin' mattress sets,
HEART PINE T & G Iloong cul locally
roman aniique Pine numbers. Large quantity
w' incredible dark paiina Lic: #ST5903
Florida Hearrwood 249-8310
AVONLEA ANTIQUE Mal'rs Holiday Open
House Jewelry Show Dec, 8 & 9; Annque
Radio Snow. Dec. 10 Sales' Prizes ' Free
gih wrap' 8101 Philips H*y ai Baymead-
1246-1933 *-D519MIAtlanic 51vU
6 t]0FllS F 1 kj4M
SATURDAY. 8-11AM.. 710 161h Ave So
MAs: nousehold iems, bkes .etc; Name.
brand clones twomens sizes 7-14). De-
signer shoes size 8 Ski clothes
MOVING SALE Friday & Saiurday
7 30ar-2:30pm 1156 4th Ave Nonh. Fur-
nilure, closing, household items and
NEW, SOCK dolls & clowns rolissere, sil-
verware. shoes & more Used ioys. Iruck,
carseal, iricycle, hignchair. 2 baby beds.,
lots more 18 San Pablo Cir S . ofl 131
Ave. N Sal. Sun
CHRISTMAS DECOR rummage; new.-
used. and vnriage. Si. Paul's Caiholic
Church in gym. 5th Si. at is1 Ave. No.
Sa , 8am-2pm. ,
CRAFT & GIFT SALE
The Ladies Auxilairy. Greater Beaches
VFW Posl 3270. Sat l 12/09. 8am-12pmn,
91h SI So , Ja^ Beach in parking ilo Call
Karen, 247-3861 o10 reserve a labie ,
JEWELRY - old new & sterling silver 2
cnhess ses, 1 lade 1 ivory. colleclables
Chrislmas decor & cotlages Great gihts
Sal .9am. 618 9th Ave No
SUNDAY 12/10, 7AM-12PM, 2003 East-
ern Drive Moving salelh '
FURNITURE, MUSICAL, Christmas items,
and much more. Sat., 7am-noon. 1501
s"s I a
LOTS OF children items, Sat., 12/9,
9am-12noon. 4510 Palm Valley Road.
/ l~~~l~~i~ ~& i - NOME TOM: ...............
LARGE ENTERTAINMENT/ storage cabi-
net w/doors, $50, 280-4153.
CHAPPAREL BOWRIDER 180LE, exc.
condition. 18.5ft. 1998. $7800 firm w/trail-
'88 CHRIS Craft, 21', red & white, looks
great, needs work, $4000 OBO, 241-9459.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.
Supra %" ""
Stingray ., , ,
Twin Vee Velocity.
Cruisers Yachts Hurricane
Windy Boats Glastron
Chris Craft Bennington
Sea Hunt . World Cat
Sea Boss '
Sea Doo Sport Boats ,
Sunstream Boat Lifts
'- :.: .Power
14539 Beach Blvd.
(next to Marker 32 Restaurant)
Just West of the Intracoastal
HARLEY V-ROD. 2004. smokey gold'
black. sport windscreen, some chrome. 2r
miles. $14 000. 821-9106
2004 HARLEY Davidson, black. Sponsier
Roadsler 1200cc. 4460mi. $7900
KAWASAKI ZRX 1100 1999, learn green
super clean, super quick. 16k miles,.
1997 NISSAN extended cab XE, exc
cond. low mi.. AC, spli rear window, new
hires, absolutely perfecil $5200 OBO
1996, TOYOTA 4 Runner. 183K miles, .
speed. 4x4, PW/PL CD player, $5000
2001 SILVERADO, Iow mileage, tow/ haul
package; Bedliner and well maintained.
$8600,' 477-9287 .
1993 CHRYSLER New Yorker. all power
runs good. $750 866-9881
1996 MERCEDES E320; 133K miles,
Leather, CD player, PW/PL, $8000. OBO,
1995 FORD Explorer Eddie Bauer Ed.;
green, AC, power everything, '4WD; new
brakes & muffler. Runs great. $3250 OBO,
1989 HONDA Prelude 165K miles, runs
great, very clean, $1400, 285-1443, 704-
L-e ook orwrd0t MetingYouSSoo
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