Frisbee golf fans, See B-1 Senators overcome errors, A-10
Weekend Edition March 9, 2007
Vol. 44, No. 75
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
Publix proposes new JB store
Springing the Blues -
Lineup of performers
and plans are detailed
for upcoming fest.
Daylight Savings Time comes
early. Set your clocks forward
one hour Sunday at 2 a.m.
Saturday in AB
The county is collecting
household hazardous waste
Saturday in Atlantic Beach.
There will be a drop off at city
hall, 800 Seminole Road; from'
8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the
program is free.to Duval County
paint, paint thinners and
strippers, rechargeable batteries,
antifreeze, lawn and garden
chemicals, pool chemical,
aerosol cans, pesticides, small
propane tanks, fire extinguish-
ers, car batteries, thermometers,
fertilizer, acids, car care chemi-
cals, drain cleaners,
used oil, vegetable cooking oil
waste, explosives, tires, large
household appliances (i.e. wash-
ers, refrigerators), commercial
For more information call
To be built one block south
of Beach Boulevard
by LIZA MITCHELL
A super market could return to central Jacksonville
Beach if store representatives agree to fund a portion of
road improvements needed to mitigate traffic concerns
on two arterial roadways.
Publix Super Market is considering opening a new
29,160-square-foot store on a three-acre parcel at the
southeast corner of 5th Street South and Beach
Boulevard at the site of the former McCormick proper-
Craig Buchanan, president of WestCrest
Development Inc., said in a letter to Planning and
Development Director Steve Lindorff that he antici-
pates the Publix project will be complete and open by
The project would also utilize the existing 4,714-
square-foot Aamco Transmission property and the Bella
Vista Del Mar Sales Center in the former Haden Ham
location, according to plans filed with the city.
The project would consist of a 29,160-square-foot
Publix Super Market with approximately 4,870-square-
feet of ancillary retail space for a total of a 34,030-
square-foot shopping center development.
A road capacity analysis was recently completed by
the city's traffic engineer. The developer will reimburse
the city for the cost of the study.
See PUBLIC, A-3
The proposed Publix
JB opposes marina's land request
JB and Jax against
giving up rights to
at Beach Marine
by LIZA MITCHELL
Jacksonville Beach officials are fighting to
protect an easement that they say will
impact future developments along a por-
tion of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Rose and Ken Taylor, owners of the Beach
Marine property at 2315 Beach Blvd., are
requesting the Florida Inland Navigation
District (FIND) to release an existing ease-
"For the most part, they said the ease-
ment is causing, problems with finding a
buyer," Jacksonville City Councilman Art
Graham said Thursday. "They can't do
what they want with the property."
According to Graham, Beach Marine is
looking to refinance to move forward and
increase business, although he added that
they have not provided any specific infor-
Ken Taylor said he is only seeking to clear
a "cloud on the title" to his property and
said the land is his and not public property.
He said if city officials are concerned
about a "community impact" they should
explain it to him..
"They keep asking me what my plans are
and I have no plans for it," Taylor said.
City officials in Jacksonville and
Jacksonville Beach said the easement is vital
for preserving public access to the water-
The lease of the Fish and Wildlife
Commission building also expires in
approximately 13 months at which time
the city of Jacksonville Beach will assume
Graham said the request to release the
easement is based heavily on property
rights but he noted that the cities are not
Photo by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
Beach-Marine Is seeking release of an easement, the owners said, "to clear a cloud
on the title" to private property.
fighting to strip any existing rights.
He said the Taylors purchased the land in
1981 and still have the same rights that
were in place 26 years ago.
"That easement was put in place in 1937
for commerce to bring in big container
ships and to help with maintenance of the
Intracoastal Waterway and public purpose,"
"What all the FIND people are ignoring is
the public purpose. That purpose has not
Graham, the Beaches representative, dis-
cussed the easement with members of the
Beaches Watch community group that
spearheaded the fight to blocked the devel-
opment of a private yacht club on the prop-
erty three years ago.
"My biggest argument is even if you do
release it, don't until we know what we are
going to do with the property," he said. "It's
a great piece of property."
See MARINA, A-3
use up for
vote in AB
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
A public hearing will be
held Monday to discuss trans-
mittal of a proposed amend-
ment to Atlantic Beach's com-
prehensive plan regarding
land use at Selva Marina,
The club has requested that
27.34 acres of the golf course
be changed from a recreation
al and open space land use to
residential and low density
land use, in anticipation of:
future development. .-
The community develop-
ment board has already rec-
ommended transmittal of the
proposed amendment and the
final decision lies with the
The Club needs to improve
its facilities in order continue
to thrive and wants to sell a
portion of the golf course to
raise funds, representatives of
the club have said. As part of
the application, the club sub-
mitted a conceptual plan for
development that proposes
approximately 100 residential
units in the area, although
Club President Alan Ennis has
emphasized that nothing is
The meeting will be held at
7:15 at city hall, 800 Seminole
in conjunction with $ management class
Resource Center offers
savings match program
Adults who want to learn better To qualify for,
money management skills may 2:1 savings
take free classes at the Beaches and ta .
qualify for a program that will
help some triple their savings. < $19,000
The Beaches Resource Center is for family of 1
offering Money Smart classes,
which are part of the Real Sense < $40,000
Prosperity Campaign. The pro- for family of 4
gram is open to Beaches residents
and offers information on credit,
savings and taxes.
In addition, using funds donated BEAM to expand
by private businesses and the city its facilities, A-7
of Jacksonville, certain participants
may qualify for an Individual
Development Account, center director Linda Hemphill said..
To help participants learn the value of saving, qualifying
individuals will receive $2 for every $1 they save over a two-
year period. The maximum amount that an individual may
accrue is $3,000 a year ($1,000 personal savings and $2,000
matched), Hemphill said. The money may then be used for
purchasing a home, starting a business or other needs.
The free classes will offer an overview of general financial
information, such as managing credit and establishing a
The center, located at 700 Seagate Ave., is currently gath-
ering names of interested participants and will then estab-
lish a class schedule. For more information contact
Hemphill at 270-8200.
A dedication ceremony for the
expansion of the Jordan Park
Community Center will be held
The ceremony will begin at noon to
dedicate the additional 1,000-square-
feet of new building space at the cen-
ter, located next to the Beaches
Habitat office at 1671 Francis Ave.
The extra space will be used for
tutoring and after school programs.
Officials from the city of Atlantic .
Beach, Habitat staff and the sponsors
of the expansions, Herb and Miyuki
Scheidel, are expected to attend.
"Our goal is to get more children in
college, and we hope the addition to
the community center will help our
young students improve their skills,"
said Herb Scheidel, who donated '
$60,000 for the expansion.
Beaches Habitat was in charge of
the construction and used money .
donated from the Scheidels to build--t
the addition. Students from Beaches The Fletcher High mock trial team is representing Duval County in the fourth district circuit of the
Habitat's after school programs will state mock trial March 28-April 1 in Orlando. Front row, from left: Kendra Merta, Julie Dias,
give a musical performance at the end Sydney Hanson, and Mandy Russo. Back row, from left: Josh Byatt, Major Forbess, Brian
of the dedication. Wallace, and Thomas Blanchard. See story A-5.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007
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Bus runs delayed
On Saturday, from approxi-
mately 7 a.m. until approxi-
mately noon, all bus routes
will be delayed citywide due to
multiple special events taking
place in the
During this time period:
Buses will travel directly to
and from FCCJ station without
making other downtown
There will be no service at
the Kings Avenue Station or
any stops west of the Hart
Bridge on Atlantic Blvd. or
Hendricks Avenue in the San
Mateo/San Marco areas.
Riders can call JTA Customer
Service at (904) 630-3100 or
visit. www.jtafla.com for more
St. Patty's fest planned
On March 17, Helping
Hands Village (HHV) will hold
a St Patty's Day Bazaar to raise
funds for the purchase of the
land off Mayport Road. The
garage sale will be held at the
Women's Club of Jacksonville
Beach located off Penman
Road on 2nd Ave, North. HHV
will be collecting donations on
Friday, March 16 at the
Women's Club. For informa-
tion call Paul Gruenther at
537-0865 or Betsy Lewis at
241-0710 or Deborah Thode at
910-4112. Helping Hands
Ministries (a not-for-profit cor-
poration) provides transitional
housing for homeless families
with children. In 2005, they
secured a lease/purchase
option on a 2 acre property off
Mayport Road and named it
"Helping Hands Village". Two
families are currently being
housed in single family homes
at this site. These families have
up to 9 months to become self-
sufficient. They must be trou-
ble-free, drug-free and
employed. Their children must
be in school or at daycare.
They pay nominal rent and
Eco-cruise is boarding
The St. Johns Riverkeeper
will embark on its next 3-day
Eco-Heritage Boat Trips
between Jacksonville and
Sanford on April 24. The Eco-
Heritage cruises travel along
the St. Johns River between
Jacksonville and Sanford with
stops along the way. Speakers
will include: Bill Bellville, the
author of River of Lakes; Bill
Dreggors, a native Floridian
from Volusia who tells enter-
taining stories about the local
history; Wayne and Jane Sims,
storytellers who portray natu-
ralist, William Bartram and
author, Constance Woolson;
Beverly Fleming, St. Johns
County, Naturalist; Shorty
Robbins who portrays a pas-
senger who was aboard the
Civil War-era Maple Leaf; and
Neal Armingeon, the
Riverkeeper. for information
Town Center plans fun
Jon Clinch will be at THE
BOOKMARK in Town Center
tonight at 7 pm to discuss and
sign copies of his debut novel
Finn, a new look at
Huckleberry Finn's father.
Two Florida mystery writers
will be at THE BOOKMARK on
Saturday at 7 p.m. Bob Morris
will read from and sign copies
of his new book Bermuda
Schwartz. Christine Kling will
read from and sign copies of
Bestselling southern author
Cassandra King will be at THE
BOOKMARK on Tuesday,
March 20 at 7 p.m. to read
from and sign copies of her
new book Queen of Broken
Tax Time 2007
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center in cooperation
with AARP Tax-Aide is offering
free tax filing help for taxpayers
with middle- and low-income
adults with special attention tq
lhoseagge 60 and older. This
assistance is bemng offered every
Friday schedule through Friday,
April 13, from noon to 4 p.m.
Each tax filer is requested to
bring current tax forms, copies
of all W-2 forms, 1099 forms,
and other proof of income; a
copy of last. year's tax return,
receipts, cancelled checks, and
any other pertinent informa-
tion. Social Security cards for
the taxpayer, spouse, depend-
ents, and any others listed on
the return are highly suggested.
A valid photo I.D. is also
required. This service is being
offered on a first come first serve
basis- no appointments can be
made. All returns will be E-Filed
only. The Neptune Beach
Senior Activity Center is located
at 2004 Forest Avenue; tele-
Monday Movie Matinee
Monday Movie Matinee dur-
ing March includes Monday
"The Departed," March 19
"Flags of Our Fathers," March
26 "Blood Diamonds." The
movie is complemented by a
soft drink, candy bar, and pop-
corn all for a buck! Movies
show at 1:30 p.m.
Diabetic Shoe Clinic
A diabetic shoe clinic is
scheduled for Wednesday,
March 14 from 1 p.m. to 2:30
p.m. at the Neptune Beach
Senior Activity Center.
Diabetics who are Medicare eli-
gible are entitled to a pair.,of
therapeutic shoes and 3 pairs of
inserts per year paid for by
Medicare. All sizes and widths
are available. Bring your
Medicare number, your primary
doctor's name and telephone
number when you come to this
shoe clinic. Please feel free to
invite friends and family mem-
bers who are also diabetic and
Medicare eligible. Call 270-
1688 for more information.
Election Day Closure
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center will be closed on
Tuesday, Primary Election Day,
March 20. The closure is due to
the Center being used as a vot-
ing precinct in Neptune Beach.
Life Line Screening
Life Line Screening will be at
the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center on Thursday,
March 29. Stroke
abdominal aortic aneurysm
screening, and peripheral arteri-
al disease screening tests will be
available. Risk of osteoporosis
can also be identified as a part of
the testing. Pre-registration is
required. Call 1-800-324-1851
to make an appointment.
Wine tasting and live music
will be featured at Shelby's
Wednesday March 14 at 6:30
p.m. until 8:30 p.m. "The
Mix", an acoustic group featur-
ing classic and soft rock will
There will be an artist debut
and art opening at Ocean 60
Restaurant, Wine Bar &
Martini Room in Atlantic
Beach on March 23 from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. The free cham-
pagne reception will include
hours d'ouerves during this
time. For more information
contact Mariela Rushing at
At the same time., The
Stellers Gallery Annex will
host the opening exhibit of
painter and mixed-media artist
Jennifer J.L. Jones. The gallery
is located at 200 First Street in
Neptune Beach. The exhibit
will feature Jones in-person
and her new exhibit, Intrinsic
Nature New Paintings.
First Street Gallery will fea-
ture recent paintings by
Jacksonville artist Eileen
Course from March 1 through
April 30. For an opportunity
to meet the artist, a "Meet and
Greet" to be held Friday
evening, March 23, from 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. For directions or
more information, call the
Gallery at (904) 241-6928.
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March 9, 2007 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 3A
AB mulls sanitation pact
The city of Atlantic Beach will
examine a new sanitation con-
tract that would allow for same
day garbage, yard and recycling
collection as well as an ordi-
nance to change the sanitation
procedures at a meeting
An ordinance to repeal a
chapter of the current solid
waste and recycling ordinance
and establish an entirely new
chapter will be presented to the
commission Monday, according
to Public Works Director Rick
Carper. The changes are neces-
sary to support the proposed
sanitation contract with Waste
Services Inc, which will change
the current residential garbage
collection from twice per week
collection to once per week col-
lection and use a semi-automat-
ed collection, according to
The new ordinance would
require residents to use toters,
which are 96-gallon collection
bins nearly three times the size
of a standard garbage can,
according to Commissioner
Sylvia Simmons it would also
increase residential rates from
$13.60 to $17.10 per month and
restrict setting out yard waste in
a container to the night before
collection. Commercial rates
will increase to between $5.37
and $6.46 per cubic yard.
Commercial and multi-family
residential services who use
dumpsters will be "essentially
unchanged," according to
The commission meeting is at
6 p.m. at city hall, 800 Seminole
Cont. from A-1
The study identified failing
levels of service in the p.m.
peak hour traffic on the por-
tion of Beach Boulevard from
the Intracoastal Waterway east
to Penman Road.
It states that the deficiency
will be alleviated once the
widening of Beach Boulevard.
and the realignment of
Penman Road is complete.
"The developer of the pro-
posed shopping center could
potentially help to finance
these, or other, improve-
ments," engineers concluded.
In addition, potential
improvements at 3rd Street
and Beach Boulevard could
help facilitate pedestrian access
to the store, the report said.
"Pedestrian movements are
currently hindered in this area
due to the fact that the inter-
section of A1A and Beach
Boulevard is operating at near
capacity," the study said.
"Pedestrian improvements at
this intersection or at the inter-
section of 3rd Street and 2nd
Avenue South would help to
[create] a more pedestrian-
Engineers advised that a
study be conducted to deter-
mine what type of enhance-
ments could be implemented
to accommodate more foot
Senior Planner Bill Mann
said Publix can enter into an
agreement with the: city'.,to,
fund a portion of the pedestri-
An ordinance requires devel-
opers to contribute a "fair
share" toward transportation
improvements before building.
Mann said the
Comprehensive Land Use
Designation was amended sev-
eral years ago to change the
property from industrial to
Publix officials must submit
an application for Planned
Unit Development rezoning
before the city can hear a
request for right of way aban-
donment of an existing unde-
veloped alley in the middle of a
parcel, Mann said.
Closing the alleyway will not
have an impact on traffic and
the project will not requirelany
of the surrounding streets to be
closed to through traffic, Mann
The city's planing staff has
issued a preliminary recom-
mendation of approval to
abandon the alley, but the City
Council is required to approve
such a request by resolution.
Such action can only be taken
after the city approves a PUD
which has not yet been
requested by the developer.
Access to the proposed store
is available from Beach
Boulevard, Shetter Avenue,
Fourth and Fifth streets south.
According to the findings,
the proposed shopping center
will' generate approximately
1,460 gross daily trips and 128
gross p.m. peak hour trips for a
new increase of 1,280 gross
daily trips and 110 gross p.m.
peak hour trips. The existing
auto care business and sales
center generate a combined
181 gross daily trips and 18
gross p.m. peak hour trips, the
Publix officials consider
existing demographics, access
-to major roads, distance to
other stores and zoning when
considering a potential loca-
tion for a new store, according
to information submitted to
Developer Chris Hionides
purchased 5.5 acres located just:
,west ;of'the.:city's water plant
from the McCormick family
about seven years ago.
In 2002, Hionides planned
to relocate a temporary
Foundation Academy campus
from Third Avenue South to
the site but never completed
The city's central core hasn't
had a grocery store in at least a
Winn Dixie and Pantry Pride
grocery stores in Beach Plaza in
the 1300 block of Beach
Boulevard closed years ago,
sparking complaints at the
time from by residents who
said grocery shopping would
require a long trip to the city's
Former Miss America 2003 Erika
Harold is ab6ut to crown stu-
dent, Spencer Murphy, as "Mr.
America" while speaking to stu-
dents from St. Paul's Catholic
School Friday. Harold spoke to
6th, 7th and 8th graders about
refraining from premarital sex,
drugs and violence, which is the
message of Project SOS, a non-
profit.organization committed to
helping youth make the "best
choices." The program,'which
spsonored Miss America's visit,
seeks to provide parents with
educational resources to help
them reduce high risk behavior
in their children.
Photo by STAFF
Cont. from A-1
Among the concerns, Graham,
said, is the lack of public
involvement on a decision that
will have a lasting impact on the
He said that just because the
owner is requesting that the
easement be released does not
mean that FIND is obligated to
"This is one of those rare cases
that they [Taylors] own the land
under the water," Graham said.
"This is actually the most active
boat ramp in the county."
FIND has conducted several
meetings regarding the ease-
ment in other Florida cities,
most recently in Sewall, Florida
just north of Naples which is
about a six hour drive from
The next one is scheduled for
March 23 in Stuart, Fla. Graham
said a meeting will be held in
Jacksonville in June or July.
"It 'would be helpful if we'
inundated them [FIND] with let-
ters. "If they truly want public
involvement and do what is
right, they should wait until
summer and there will be 300
people in attendance," he said
regarding the meetings being
held so far away.
"To me, it's ridiculous that I
have to get in my car and drive
that far to stand up for what is
right. This needs to be tabled
until we have a plan in place or
at least until the Jacksonville
The FIND committee is the
"number one public access to
the water" and controls several
different easements throughout
Florida, Graham said.
He explained that the ease-
Nease teen says fishing fund-raiser
would make his father proud
ment should not be released
until all of the facts are known
and suggested that a master
plan be initiated.
"It is my position as well as
the positions of Senator Jim
King, the cities of Jacksonville
and Jacksonville Beach that the
easement should not be released
to the owners of...Beach
Marine," Graham said in a state-
ment to the FIND district.
"When you release this ease-
ment, you're never going to get
it back," he said at the meeting.
However, FIND commission-
ers were disappointed that no
Jacksonville Beach officials
attended the meeting to clarify
their position, Executive
Director of FIND David Roach
said in a letter.
"The commissioners clearly
indicated that upland land use
issues that do not definitively
impact public navigation/access
or maintenance of the waterway
were not within their purview
for consideration on this issue,"
Roach said, noting that the
Taylors agreed to provide a 15-
foot-wide navigation easement.
The applicant also agreed to
limit the northern extension of
the four docks within the ease-
ment to "where they-are now"
and will commit to providing
nine slips for visiting vessels.
City Manager George Forbes
Thursday said it is too prema-
ture to release the easement
without clear plans for the
future of the property.
Forbes said heshas communi-
cated with the Taylors' legal
team on the issue without much
City officials last year denied a
request to extend the sub-
merged land lease for 20 years
because change in ownership of
the property would also deter-
mine who would hold the lease.
A 20-year submerged land
lease was executed in October,
1986 fpr dqcks, boat rentals and
boat slips that are leased to the
The City Council opted to
approve a temporary two-year
extension to maintain public
access while the sale is negotiat-
ed. The lease specifically pro-
hibits the property from being
used for private condominium
Graham said he has no prob-
lem with the Taylors "realizing a
windfall" with the sale of theii
property but "not to the detri-
ment of the public good," he
"The city isn't against any
legal development. We just
want to make sure the public
access is protected," Forbes said.
"We are trying to preserve open
space and do what is right for
Staff Writer Alexandra
Kummeres also contributed to
by LAURA BRITTON
The start of spring break in
St. Johns County is just three
weeks away, a time when many
Ponte Vedra teens may be mak-
ing plans for travel, studies or
work during the upcoming
But one Nease High School
student will be using the time
to iron out details for a fishing
tournament he founded when
his father was undergoing
treatment for colon cancer.
Jordan Carroll of Ponte
Vedra Beach, 17, a junior at
Nease, wants to add to the
$15,000 that was raised last
summer during the first fishing
"Anglers for a Cure" tourna-
ment, which drew 23 boats to
Sister's Creek in Jacksonville.
"This is the first step toward
finding a cure," Carroll said in
a recent interview. "We all saw
what he [his father, Doug
Carroll] had to go through, and
I don't want other kids or fam-
ilies to go through this, either."
Doug Carroll's colon cancer
was diagnosed in November
2004, shortly after he, his wife
Ralene, and their two children,
Jordan, then 14, and Whitney,
then 17, took a weekend trip to'
Virginia for a family wedding.
The weekend came to a close
with Doug, 46, experiencing
severe stomach pains and dis-
comfort. Less than two years
later, on July 9, 2006, he passed
The Nease teen said he and
his father had spent time
together fishing, talking about
cars and hanging out, so the
idea of a fishing tournament
came to him in 2005, about a
month after his father started.
Jordan 's collaborator on the
tournament is also his best
friend, Matt Hahnemann. The
two have been best friends
since first grade, and
Hahnemann has been there
every step of the way because
of Jordan's Dad and the strug-
gles he went through.
The two friends found corpo-
rate sponsors to fund the fish-
ing tournament. The friends
share a partnership, working as
a team toward the goal of early
"We are in this together,"
The $50 entry fee includes
lunch, and participants are
given literature about colon
The winner of the competi-
tion must achieve a "Triple
Slam," young Carroll said with
a big smile. Catching and
attaining the heaviest com-
bined weight of red fish, speck-
led sea trout and flounder will
determine the winner.
Last year, the average team
for the 23 entering boats con-
sisted of two men. It is a
requirement that someone on
a team must own a boat to par-
Carroll said the feeling he
had before and after the t6ur-
nament was amazing. Just
knowing that people are out
on the water and participating
in something that the teens are
so passionate about is enough
for them, he said.
He hopes he is. helping to
change the lives of others for
the better, he said, adding that
he thinks his Dad "would be
The $15,000 raised in last
year's tournament was donated
to the National Colorectal
Cancer Research Alliance, co-
founded by Katie Couric,
anchor and managing editor of
the "CBS Evening News with
In response to that large
donation, the Carioll family
was invited to meet with
Couric Feb. 3 when she visited
Wolfson Children's Hospital,
Hahnemann joined the
Carroll family in meeting with
the newswoman, who was very
excited about the upcoming
tournament, Carroll said.
After lung cancer, colon can-
cer is the most common cause
of cancer deaths for men and
women combined. The cure
rate is 90 percent if the cancer
is detected early, according to
Dr. Ron Brown, a former emer-
gency physician from Orlando,
Screening tests can be used
to detect certain pre-cancerous
growths in the colon and rec-
tum, allowing them to be
removed before they ever
develop into cancer, according
to the Colorectal Cancer
Research Alliance's Web site.
"So get checked today is
what I tell most people because
it simply is the best solution,"
He said his Dad's death
brought his family closer and
taught them how precious life
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ThI. Le der's Opinion
convenience is key
7wo'.psiettial sites for a new post office in
Jacksonville Beach have been identified.
One possible site is the former home to the Neptune
Beach Movie.TheateR at Atlantic Boulevard, lust west of
The the~ fi. location is a shopping center at
Be~acWBi Bo and South Penman Road.
A new site for the Jacksonville Beach post office is
needed because the cunrent facility is in leased space at
7th AVepe,i~ti the lease expires in a couple of
years, 'Wtha imoxsnewal lkely.
We.i -easteneiLtb see the post office plan to keep the
iff.ifacilhty on this side of the Intracoastal
: .ihaiedc.'e been suggested that moving the
faility'of te flacJh nould be pursued for economic sav-
Both.of.the proposed sites are viable, according to
t's worth notng, fough, that the Neptune Beach site
would be very close to the current Atlantic Beach Post
Office on -Maypot-Road. A shopping center site in
Jacksovillde 'i .idWuld keep the facility more centrally
located- for ti o who currently use the lacksonville
Beach Post Offic.
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-: ing c plected over the next
i.t postal regulations.
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dlreti :~'e -President of Facilities, at 1735 North
Brown Road Suite 200, Lawrenceville, Ga. 30043-8153.
J~-iiW 4U&Bwdl has more residents and more busi-
fthler .Beach cities. It makes sense that it
wo q~~i-hore to a post office as the facili-
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the police o ficel at not, voters should remember
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ers need to.-act,.without any
regard for tfteir own safety. John McKeown
.Basically, calling -all emer- Jacksonville Beac
agency personnel, cowards.
Localgovrnment should stick to
the baslcsand not try to provide
olui to affordable housing
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Goal of fame is misplaced
'll wear a blond shag hair-
cut, a leisure suit and sing a
syrupy Barry Manilow tune.
If that doesn't get me onto
'American Idol,' Simon Cowell
can eat his own head."
"Ah, yes, you sum up
America's fascination with fame
and celebrity. Both are explored
in 'Fame Junkies,' an interesting
new book by Jake Halpem.
"Did you know that more
people watch 'American Idol'
than all three major network
evening news shows com-
"It's no wonder. Things
haven't been as compelling
since Rather left the air."
"Did you know, according to a
study by Harvard University
and the Kaiser Family
Foundation, that 31 percent of
teens are' convinced they'll be
famous? They believe they're
entitled to fame -- that it will
solve all their problems."
"It'll solve my problems. The
waitress at the diner will finally
go out with me."
"Halpern interviewed 653
middle-school students in
Rochester, N.Y. \When he asked
them if they'd rather be a,-. pr-
sonal assistant to a celebrity, a
corporate CEO, an Ivy League
president, a Navy SEAL or a U.S.
senator, 43.4 percent of girls
chose 'celebrity assistant.'"
"I'd rather do chores for a
celebrity than be a senator.
Though I have to admit rubbing
cream on Rosie O'Donnell's
bunions would get a little old."
"When given the option of
becoming famous, beautiful,
stronger or smarter, boys chose
fame almost as often as intelli-
gence. Girls chose fame even
"That isn't a fair question.
Fame has nothing to do with
intelligence. Isn't that made
clear every time Hollywood
actors open their yaps?"
"Our longing for fame is a
recent phenomenon. Consider:
In 1963, according to Gallup,
Americans most admired
Lyndon Johnson, Winston
Churchill and Martin Luther
King Jr. In 2005, Bono and
Donald Trump topped the list."
"Halpem told me there are
two types of kids who long for
fame most the spoiled opi.s
whose parents taught them
they were the center of the uni-
verse, and kids who were under-
appreciated by their parents."
"Talk about under-appreciat-
ed. My mother used to hang a
Budweiser around my neck so
the old man would read to me."
"The longing also correlates to
the self-esteem movement of
the 1970s. By praising every-
thing children did, adults
unwittingly created teens and
young adults who can't take
criticism and who demand the
praise they think fame will
"Ah, the good old days. When
we played kickball, we weren't
permitted to compete, and
everybody got a trophy!"
"The result is that we've creat-
ed a society of young narcissists.
Five psychologists just released
an interesting study. It found
that today's college kids are
more narcissistic than previous
generations. Narcissists tend to
lack empathy. They're con-
sumed with self-love. They
crave fame because they want
the adulation of millions."
"I don't need to be adored by
millions. But a few hundred
thousand would be nice."
"Freud had a term for what is
going on: wishful thinking.
We've created a generation of
kids who are lost in a fantasy
world. They see themselves as
they'd like to be, rather than as
they really are. You have to
wonder what happens when
people who crave fame fail to
achieve it or when people who
achieve it realize it doesn't solve
their problems and ends up cre-
ating even more.
"It makes me realize how
lucky I was to grow up as I did.
\V'e had only three television
channels -- no celebrity shows
were on. And I was part of a big
family. We had to learn how to
share and laugh and be consid-
erate. Narcissistic behavior
would have gotten us ground
"Look, as delightful as this dis-
cussion is, you still haven't
answered my question. You
think the blond shag haircut,
leisure suit and a syrupy Barry
Manilow tune will get me to the
"Why not. It worked for Barry
Commission should say no to Selva Marina's request
Commission should say no to Selva Marina's request
Don't like the way you are
being treated? "Suck it up" resi-
dents of Atlantic Beach! In the
midst of a thriving Atlantic
Beach community, a failing
business, Selva Marina Country
Club (SMCC), has been allowed
to assault the character of
Atlantic Beach with the sanc-
tion of the Community
Development Board. "Suck it
up!" is what the Chairman of
the Community Development
Board, Sam Jacobson, stated as
his position on SMCC's request
to build over 100 homes on 27
acres of land. Too bad for those
of you opposed to building
PUDs in the middle of Atlantic
Beach; "Suck it up". Thanks for
your carefully thought out rem-
edy, Mr. Chairman.
The land where SMCC stands
was given to them as a gift, a
gift to the entire community. It
was not a gift to a select few
who would butcher it after they
failed to properly manage their
club. Now, as a result of poor
club management they are sell-
ing out our community to serve
their own purpose which is not
that of the Atlantic Beach com-
Unless the Commissioners
and Mayor of Atlantic Beach
stop SMCC, residents should
prepare for more pollution (car,
noise and chemical) and chron-
ic health problems. Sadly, we
will see a loss of the communi-
ty character of Atlantic Beach in
the immediate future. This
change includes a road cutting
right through the golf course to
connect Mayport Road to Selva
Neptune Beach lost their
fight against Wal-Mart because
Wal-Mart made their applica-
tion days before Neptune Beach
got a law on the books to pre-
vent big box stores. Now is the
time for Atlantic Beach to
decide what their future is
going to be. Atlantic Beach has
the opportunity to prevent a
change by simply saying "no."
"No, SMCC", we are not going
to allow you to disrupt our
lifestyle and pollute our com-
munity because of your inabili-
ty to manage your business!
Mr. Mayor and City commis-
sioners, say "no" to SMCC or
else the citizens of Atlantic
Beach will have to "suck it up"
and have 200 plus cars driving
down Seminole Road. to Wal-
Mart every weekend.
Greed overwhelms the best interests of community
To the editor:
This is a sad time for Neptune
Beach and the people who care
about this community. We
thought we could make a differ-
ence. That our opinions really
mattered. That we would be
heard. And we would prevail
and be able to keep Wal-Mart
out of Neptune Beach.
We were hopeful and opti-
mistic even when we heard
from the beginning of all this -
a year ago that one person
from the city council, Eric
Pardee, said that he "loves"
Wal-Mart and welcomes them
to our community.
Even then, when we realized
his concerns were not about the
negative effect Wal-Mart would
have on Neptune Beach, we still
worked toward our goal of pro-
tecting our neighborhood. We
thought we had a chance when
there was arbitration. So much
for that. Well, it isn't an old
Jimmy Stewart movie folks,
where it all works out in the
best interest of the community.
This is our own reality show -
where greed and the best inter-
est of the developers prevail
over the best interest of our
in fast lane
Have a slightly younger
cousin named Jay, who
shares my passion for driv-
ing like no one else in my fam-
ily. We are both truly car guys.
This past weekend Jay invit-
ed my wife, Dianne, and me to
see his new place and, more
important, his garage.
Jay flipped the lights on a
show room perfect 1963
Porsche' 356! Sure this is all
fun and games until someone's
jaw drops to the floor and shat-
ters or worst yet, my eyes pop
out of my head. Quick glance
in one of the Porsche's twin
rear view mirrors assured me I
still had a face. I murmured
"Nice ride Jay!"
"Thanks Hoyle, if it's not
raining, we'll take it out in the
morning for a spin! She runs
like a top, but the speedometer
sticks every now and then.
The car's very solid!"
What a great night sleep I
had that night. In the morn-
ing after breakfast Jay kind of
shook his head, stood up and
smiled, "OK Hoyle, I can take a
hint, let me get my Porsche
I tried to look shocked,
"Hint, what kind of hint?"
Jay picked up his keys and
chuckled, "I doubt you usually
eat breakfast wearing a wool
English driving cap! I must
admit, the matching scarf is a
Did. you know that in
Georgia cars made before 1964
aren't required to have seat-
belts? This beautiful 356 S
missed "click it Or ticket" by
one year. Jay drove the vehicle
with precision through the
traffic in Atlanta's affluent
North East Marietta suburb.
With every quick gear change
and down shift I was reminded
of the exotic cars in the 60s
James Bond movies. I seemed
to hear the faint sound of the
heavy 007 guitar riffs. I
glanced over at a limo with
dark tinted windows, was it Dr.
No? Maybe it's Gold Finger? I
thought "step on it James, I
Suddenly I heard "Hoyle,
I looked over at Jay, "Sorry to
raise my voice Hoyle, you must
have been in deep thought.
I'm pulling over and let you
drive us back to my place!"
Trying to wipe the grin off
my face, I drove the sleek old
Porsche through the increasing
Saturday morning traffic. This
was my chance to pilot a true
driver's car. Everyone who saw
me would be envious. Out
there lurks cars filled with
green eyed monsters. My grin
got wider as I.glanced at the
speedometer. Hey, 50 miles per
hour, that's a little over the 45
speed limit but I'm a man with
"Hey Grandpa, move over!"
HONK HONK!! Beep Beep!
"What do you think this is, a
Red faced, I glanced at my
cousin, "Grandpa, parade, I'm
going 5 miles over the speed
Jay reached over and tapped
on the speedometer, "Oh darn,
it was stuck on 50. Look you
were going 30 miles per hour!"
HONK HONK "Here's my
street Hoyle, hang a left, we're
almost back to my place!"
After I pulled up in the
garage, I got out of the car and
did a "Steve Spurrier visor hat'"
throw down with my wool
English driving cap! I was out
of the car guy club! My wife
came running out,
"Something's wrong Hoyle!
Did you get a speeding ticket?"
Jay was doubled over laugh-
ing, "He might have if he'd
been in a school zone!"
March 9, 2007
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A resident of Sand Isles
Circle in South Ponte Vedra
reported Monday that he
believes someone may have
poisoned his dog after the dog
got sick and a veterinarian
told the owner the dog was
showing signs of poisoning.
The man said he later found a
dead rat and rat poisoning in
some shrubs on the block.
A business reported
Monday that a former
employee was using the com-
pany's credit card to withdraw
more than $25,000 from the
company's bank account and
making payments on the'
credit card bill using the com-
pany's bank account, accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim was advised to collect all
the documents necessary.
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 6 in the
400 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. The victim told
police that-between 7:30 p.m.
and 8:30 p.m. someone
jumped on her 2000 BMW,
causing a large dent in the
hood. The victim observed
the subjects' skateboard in the
parking lot, but they were
gone when she returned to
her vehicle, according to the
Burglary was reported on
March 2 in the 1300 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report. A mainte-
nance manager discovered
that a door was open. He had
checked all the doors earlier
and they were secure. The
manager also reported
approximately $3,000 worth
of copper wire stolen from the
electrical panels, according to
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 4 in the
200 block of Cedar Street,
according to a police report.
The victim told police that an
unknown person broke the
rear window of his vehicle.
The total damage was approx-
imately $500, according to
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 4 in the
1900 block of Secluded
Woods Lane, according to a
police report. The suspect
punched two dents in the
right and left quarter panels
of the victim's Mustang. The
suspect is a friend of the vic-
tim and agreed to help pay for
the damages, which were
approximately $850, accord-
ing to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 1900 block of
Brista Del Mar Circle, accord-
ing to a police report. A sus-
pect broke into the victim's
vehicle and stole a brief case,
according to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 300 block of
11th Street, according to a
police report. The door to the
victim's vehicle was open.
When the victim returned to
inspect the car, he noticed
several items missing, includ-
ing his car registration and
insurance, according to the
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 2000 block of
Vela Norte Court, according
to a police report. Both of the
victim's vehicles were rum-
maged through and a credit
card was stolen from one of
them. Both of the vehicles
were unlocked and in the
garage, which was open,
according to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 800 block of
Seminole Road, according to a
police report. The victim told
police that someone went
through her car, but the only
thing missing was the face-
plate on the radio, according
to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 1900 block of
Vista Del Mar Circle, accord-
ing to a police report. An
unknown person entered the
victim's car and took a dial
tire pressure gauge, a flash-
light, an XM receiver and the
owner's manual, according to
Johnnie Ell Johnson, 35,
was arrested for possession of
a controlled substance on
March 3 in the 13700 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report.
Patricia White, 44, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine on March 4 in the
1600 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. Officers
observed the driver and pas-
senger make several hand-to-
hand transactions and the tag
Police: Lock your car doors
Atlantic Beach Police Chief David Thompson is urging citi-
zens to lock their vehicle's doors.
After a series of recent car burglaries, Thompson is asking
that citizens be aware of the importance of locking vehicle
Police interviewed a man who was recently arrested, and he
told police that when he was intoxicated, he would enter vehi-
cles and steal items from them if the doors were unlocked,
according to Thompson.
"There are a lot of opportunistic people out here," Thompson
FHS mock law team
heads to state tourney
after a stop on greens-
I to raise some green
,Fletcher High School when it opened and was located on Third
Street in Neptune Beach, at the site of the current middle
staff invited to
The Beaches Museum &
History Center will celebrate
the history of Duncan U.
Fletcher the school and the
man with a series of
events lectures, exhibitions,
Opening in early March, the
Duncan U. Fletcher High
School Fine Arts Department
will exhibit its best work at
the museum from paint-
ings and photography to
ceramics and sculpture. The
museum's lobby and halls will
be full to overflowing with a
collection of young local
artists' works. This exhibi-
tion will be on display
through the end of April.
On Thursday, April 19, Dr.
Joe Knetsch, sitting historian
for the Board of Trustees of
the Internal Improvement
Trust Fund, will offer an
entertaining presentation on
Sen. Duncan U. Fletcher and
the development of Florida.
As part of BAHS' Tracking
Florida History Lecture Series,
the event is free to the public.
Duncan U. Fletcher Middle
and Senior High schools are
named in honor of the late
On April 21 a cocktail party
with heavy hors d'oeuvres
will' be held at the Beaches
Museum & History Center for
current and former DU
Fletcher High School teachers,
students, alumni and Society
supporters. The reception is
open to all.
Historic photographs fea-
turing Duncan U. Fletcher
High School from its con-
struction through recent years
will be on display throughout
the museum. Copies of these
photographs will be available
for purchase and/or ordering
during the event.
Proceeds from ticket sales
for the April 21 event will be
used to maintain and preserve
the historic structures in
Pablo Historical Park the
Florida East Coast Section
Foreman's House (1900), the
old Mayport Depot. (1900)
and the Pablo Beach Post
Office (c. 1903). A tour of the
historic structures will be
offered during the evening's
Tickets for the cocktail
party are $50 per person.
Tickets can be reserved by
calling the Beaches Museum
& History Center at 241-5657.
Tickets are also available at
Shore Things, 725 Atlantic
Boulevard in Atlantic Beach
(near the Atlantic Beach
Theater) and from any BAHS
"We think the community
will be excited about our
Duncan U. Fletcher program
in April," said Maxwell
Dickinson, President of the
Beaches Area Historical
Society. "Everyone should
reserve tickets early to avoid
missing out on this rare
opportunity to bask in
Duncan U. Fletcher history
and enjoy the warmth of fel-
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Foursomes are needed
Monday at Ponte Vedra Golf &
Country Club [formerly Oak
Bridge] to support the Fletcher
High mock trial team's trip to
the state tournament.
The First Annual Friends of
Fletcher Law Golf Tournament
is a captain's choice format with
a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The
cost is $75 for an individual;
$300 per foursome; $425 per
foursome with sponsor and
$200 for corporate sponsor. All
proceeds benefit the mock trial
team's trip to the state tourna-
ment in Orlando March 28 to
"We've had tremendous suc-
cess with the mock trial team,"
said Ed Lange, Fletcher Law
instructor who led the team to
the state title and 10th in the
nation in 1997 and the top four
in the state six times since
"We are self sufficient. The
school board gives us nothing
and the money just isn't coming
in from the attorneys like it used
to. We used to get 40 attorneys
to give us $100 and that would
cover the expenses but
it's getting increasingly more
difficult every year to get that."
Lange said the team needs
between $4,000 and $5,000 to
cover hotel, rental van, and
food. Lange, also the Fletcher
boys head golf coach, decided to
host a golf tournament to raise
money for the trip.
Fletcher has represented
Duval County in the fourth dis-
trict circuit every year but two
since Lange started taking teams
in 1991. Lange estimated about
150 students in the Fletcher
Law mock trial program have
gone on to law school.
This year's Fletcher team is
Josh Byatt, Major Forbess, Brian
Wallace, Thomas Blanchard,
Kendra Merta, Julie Dias, Sydney
Hanson and Mandy Russo.
Every year students perform a
two-hour criminal or civil trial.
This years Senators will be
doing a civil trial about a stu-
dent's use of the computer and
the violation of first amend-
ment rights and freedom of
"The experience is wonderful
for these kids," Lange said.
Ponte Vedra Golf & Country
Club will be closed except for
players in the tournament. The
cost includes golf fees, golf cart,
range balls, lunch and prizes. All
donations are tax deductible.
To register call Lange at
Fletcher 904-247-5905, ext. 161
or on his cell at 904-716-7349.
when he was served with the
felony warrant for sale of a
controlled substance within
1,000 feet of a church, police
Domestic battery was
reported March 7 in a wooded
area in the 3800 block of 3rd
Street S. A 40 year-old home-
less woman told police that
she was sleeping in a tent in
the woods when she awoke to
her boyfriend, also a tran-
sient, hitting her. She was
transported to the hospital for
treatment. She sustained
injuries to her ribs.
was not registered to the vehi-
cle. An officer conducted a
traffic stop and the driver
gave consent to search the
vehicle. The officer found a
plastic bags with crack
cocaine and powder cocaine,
according to the report.
John E. Wade, 37, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine on March 4 in the
1600 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
Burglary to a business was
reported March 7 in the 1300
block of 15th Avenue North.
Two handguns with a com-
bined value of $720 were
stolen. One gun was in an
unlocked safe and the other
was located in a case in a clos-
A 23-year-old Atlantic
Beach man was arrested
March 7 and charged with
misdemeanors of carrying a
concealed weapon and loiter-
ing and prowling at a dry
cleaning business in the 1200
block of Penman Road South.
The man was seen three times
at the store. Employees told
police he first approached
asking for money. He was
later seen staring at female
employees through the win-
dow and was spotted standing
near their cars. Police ques-
tioned the man who denied
being at the business. He was
carrying a piece of screen with
a nail bent through that he
said was "his weapon," police
said. The report also noted
that the man had $19 in cash
in his pocket.
Walden Caine, 21, of
Jacksonville was arrested
March 7 and charged with
possession and sale of a con-
trolled substance in the 300
block Bay Street E., according
to a police report. Caine was
in court on unrelated charges
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
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Chefs open business to prep meals and deliver
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
A week's worth of gourmet
meals prepared by a personal
chef and delivered to your home
is being offered by a new busi-
Rachel and Michael Deremer
started Dinner's On Me for
working parents, busy profes-
sionals and those who don't
want to prepare meals every
"First we meet with our clients
to discuss menu options, likes
and dislikes or if there are any
food allergies or special diets to
consider," said Deremer, 25, a
graduate of Johnson & Wales
University in Denver, Colorado.
"We plan the menu, do the
grocery shopping and bring din-
ners in containers to our clients'
homes every week with direc-
tions for reheating."
The Deremers deliver meals
for the week on Mondays and
pick up the empty containers
from the previous week's meals
for use the following week.
Clients are charged a grocery
bill which varies depending
upon the menu and labor cost
per week which is estimated at
$175 for five entrees; $150 for
four entrees; $125 for three
entrees and $100 for two
:"It's so nice not to have to
cook or even think about it
every night. It's great, it's
healthy and it's easy,." said
Jennifer Pobst, a mother of three
:who works part-time for a local
SSample menus include spiced
Rachel and Michael Deremer deliver food to a resident.
flank steak flame grilled with a
spicy peach bourbon pan sauce;
fresh spinach salad with sliced
red onion, bleu cheese and can-
died pecans; and lemon tart
with fresh raspberry sauce.
Deremer said they draw upon
years of working in various
kitchens for their inspiration
and also come up with ideas
from cooking magazines, restau-
rants and TV Food Network.
"We spend most of our down-
time cooking and entertaining
friends so we figured why not
make this our career and share
our talents and passions with
others," said Michael, 28, whose
cooking experience includes
working in restaurants such as
House of Blues Mandalay Bay in
Las Vegas, Bistro Aix in
Jacksonville and Mar:
Country Club in Pon
The couple met whi
at a fine dining club
Colo. and decided t
Jacksonville for the
the summer of 2004.
ried a year and a hal
started their catering
include personal che
they have several cli
Beaches and Ponte Ve
"I didn't invent
Deremer said. "I was
the career services .
at Johnson & Wales a
have people call all th
ask for personal chef:
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wanted to start it bac
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Trolley will not start this summer; funds lacking
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
A trolley service that is proposed to run
from South Jacksonville Beach to Atlantic
Boulevard is still in the works, according
to Jacksonville City Councilor Art
The trolley service, which Graham pro-
posed, is "still alive" but will not go into
effect this year. He told members at a
Beaches Watch meeting Wednesday .that
he is still trying to work out funding,
which would be private for at least the first
"After two years, this thing is either
NB discusses setback
changes for Wal-Mart
The city of Neptune Beach will hold a special meeting
Photo by STAFF Monday to discuss an ordinance to change some front
yard setbacks in keeping with a clause of the pro-
posed Wal-Mart settlement agreement.
sh Landing The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at city hall, 116
te Vedra. First St.
ile working The ordinance change would eliminate the required
in Denver, 50-foot maximum front yard setback for properties with-
o move to in the commercial zoning district.
climate in It is one of the requirements of the proposed Wal-Mart
They mar- settlement agreement, which the council voted to accept
if later and Feb. 26.
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Local works for better weather information
: by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
: STAFF WRITER
SA University of North Florida professor and a
team of experts used both calculus and physics to
.implement a model that helps predict local weath-
Dr. Patrick Welsh, executive director of the
Advanced Weather Information Systems Lab at:
:UNF and a West Beaches resident, helped establish
the Florida Coastal Storms program. He explained
.that he primarily involved in the operation of a
computerized model that helps predict weather
The program was first established in Florida and
scientists used the St. Johns River basin as the
focal area for a series of nine projects which were
initiated with the guideline of helping communi-
ties respond to storms, according to Welsh.
The goal of the program, he said, is to "assist
coastal communities to mitigate the impact of
storms by developing new tools, data, informa-
tion, forecast models and training."
.The computerized model is a "calculus-based
numerical representation of the atmosphere,"
according to Welsh.
Welsh said he was "convinced from the begin-
ning this was the kind of thing we needed in
Florida to get better forecasts."
The program and this model will help coastal
communities better prepare for storms, he said.
"Data isn't glamorous, but it is absolutely crucial
to the problem of coastal storms," Welsh said.
Pat Welsh is in his office, surrounded by weather maps and other forecasting
The Rosane R. Hartwell
Women's Center of Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville is offering a
luncheon, workshop and
!book signing event featuring
Atlantic Beach resident
Woody Winfree, author of "1
Am Beautiful." Winfree's pro-
gram, part of the College's
celebration of Women's
:History Month, takes place
March 30, from 11:30 a.m.tc
3 p.m. at the FCCJ Deerwood
Center, 9911 Old
Admission is $35, of which
$10 goes directly to scholar-
ships for women enrolled in
the Women's Center
Reservations are required and
may be made by calling 904-
633-8292 or by visiting
and printing, a reservation
form. All reservations or can-
cellations must be made by 2
1 p.m. on. March 27. Winfree's
Second book, "We Are
SBeautiful," about teen girls'
exploration of beauty, will be
S Coldwell Banker Walter
SWilliams Realty, Inc.
Announced its top listing and
Selling agents from the Ponte
SVedra office for February. Top
SLister was Jennifer Doyle
Sand top sales was Jacquelyn
Paul Bosland, Chris Ball,
SLisa Epstein and Kurt Mori,
SMD, have joined the Board of
STrustees of Baptist Health
SFoundation. The board is
Comprised of community vol-
unteers who are dedicated to
Sthe mission of Baptist Health
Foundation, which was
Sounded in 1985 to support
current and future communi-
Sty health care needs through
philanthropy and fundrais-
ing. In 2005, Epstein and her
husband Barry gave a gift that
helped name the
Wilson/Epstein Center for
Diagnostic and Rehabilitation
Services at Baptist Medical
Center Beaches (Baptist
Beaches). The Epsteins are
Ponte Vedra Beach residents.
Mrs. Epstein serves as 2007
co-chair of the American
Lung Association's Oxygen
Ball and serves on the organ-
izing committee for Splash, a
Baptist Beaches fundraiser.
h a s
Coffey is a member of Les
Clefs d'Or, an international
association that recognizes
professional concierges and is
the highest honor a concierge
can receive. Currently there
are only 450 Les Clefs d'Or
concierges with the United
States, Canada and Mexico.
From dinner reservations to
meeting planning, Coffey will
manage all guest requests and
queries. Most recently,She
served as Chef Concierge at
The Casa Monica Hotel in St.
Augustine. Coffey has previ-
ously held concierge posi-
tions at the Ritz Carlton
Naples, Marco Island Marriott
as well as JW Marriott in
Atlanta and Orlando. Coffey
is a graduate of the University
of Wisconsin at Madison.
Coffey resides in Ponte Vedra
Beach with her family.
going to get a life of its own or it's going to
die," he said.
The trolley, as currently proposed,
would run Friday through Sunday
evenings and nights. Although there is no
plan for it to run on First Street, it is some-
thing that could be considered, he said.
Graham is currently looking for a spon-
sor to help fund a portion of the project,
which will cost approximately $480,000
"You also have the potential of kids rid-
ing this," he said, explaining that the serv-
ice could benefit a variety of members in
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
BEAM expands to handle growing needs
by LIZA MITCHELL
A Beaches outreach organi-
zation is expanding its offices
to better serve its growing
The Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry (BEAM)
will take over city-owned
space formerly occupied by
the First Coast Family
Services in the Community
Services Center located at the
corner of 9th Street and 6th
Funding cuts forced former
tenants First Coast Family
Services to find another loca-
tion, City Manager George
Forbes said. The group noti-
fied the city that it was termi-
nating the lease last October.
BEAM will lease the 775-
square-foot space for five
years with an option to
extend the lease on a yearly
The cost is $9.73 per square
foot for a total of $7,540.75
per year with an annual
increase of four percent.
Established in 1985, BEAM
currently leases four suites in
the building to provide short
term assistance to families in
The not-for-profit group
assists with financial needs
including rent, utilities and
prescriptions and relies on
donations to supply food,
clothing, gas, diapers and
personal care items.
Forbes said the city pur-
chased the building several
years ago with Community
Development Block Grant
"Jacksonville Beach is one
of the few cities that owns
property to use to strictly
provide services to low and
moderate income citizens,"
he said. "It's a great thing I
think we do for the commu-
Councilman Rick Knight
said he supports the move
and praises BEAM for its com-
"I think the world of them.
They do good work," he said.
"They've got a set of rules
and they live by that set of
Mark William Weden, 54,
died March 5, 2007 after a year-
and-a-half battle with
esophageal cancer. He was
born Aug. 13, 1952 in
Weden graduated from
Youngstown State University
in 1975, followed by a 30-year
career in the brass water pipe
industry. He served as district
sales manager for Star Pipe
Products of Houston, Tex. and
was a member of the American
Water Works Association.
Weden was a resident of
Ponte Vedra Beach for 18 years
and a member of Sawgrass.
Weden leaves behind his
wife of 31 years, Jane; his par-
ents, William and Charlotte
Weden of Poland, Ohio; his sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Cindy
and Steve Reich of Ambler, Pa.;
his brother and sister-in-law,
Kent and Teresa Weden of
Loveland, Ohio; his in-laws,
Bill and Marilyn McGuckin of
Hartville, Ohio; his sister-in-
law and husband, Jodi and Rick
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uncles, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. Monday at tlie
Sawgrass Beach Club Pavilion.
The family would like fp
extend thanks to the nurses
and staff of Community
Hospice for their care and sup-
port. In lieu of flowers, dona-
tions may be made to
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL 32257 or the American
Cancer Society, 2850 Isabella
Blvd.-Ste. 20, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250.
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Street Sleep Event
S: College-age students are
:invited to a Street Sleep Event
*today from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. at
:Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church to raise funds and
awareness of the orphan chil-
:dren crisis in Haiti. Lespwa
Worldwide is holding the
;event at the church at 4510
:Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Vedra. Contact the church
office at 285-8225 for details.
Center Open House
Ganeinu, Chabad's Early
:Center, will hold an Open
.House for interested parents at
,7 p.m. on Wednesday, March
:14 at the Southeast Branch of
the Jacksonville Public Library.
'For information visit
www.Ganeinu.com or call
,Chabad @ the Beaches at 285-
1588. The library address is
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. in
SRev. Marleen Davis of Unity
Church of Jacksonville will
facilitate a class titled "The 15-
Minute Miracle" at 7:30 p.m.
bn Wednesday. The class will
be held at the Ribault Garden
Club at 705 2nd Ave. N. in
Jacksonville Beach. Books for
the class are available at the
Unity Bookstore; call 355-5100
SBagel & Breakfast
SBeth El the Beaches
Synagogue will host a Bagel &
Breakfast Program at 9:30 a.m.
on Sunday, March 18. The lec-
tire topic will be "Community
hospice Overvew: What is End
of Life Care?"
I; Beth El is at 288. N. Roscoe
blvd. in Ponte Vedra; call 273-
P100 for information.
Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church will have a
Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. on Sunday, March 18.
The Bloodmobile will be
parked inthe Prosperity Bank
parking lot at 625 A1A N in
Ponte Vedra. For information
call the church office at 280-
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
will host the Wind Ensemble
from Concordia University in
concert at 7:30 p.m. on
Monday, March 12. The 42-
member band will perform a
variety of music including
pieces commissioned for the
The concert will be held in
the church sanctuary at 1423
Eighth Avenue N. in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
5418 for information.
Emory Campbell will be the
guest speaker at 7 p.m. on
Wednesday for the Spirituality
through Storytelling Series at
Christ Episcopal Church. His
topic will be "The Gullah
People and Heritage."
The community is welcome
to attend the free event. The
church address is 400 San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra; for
information call 285-6127.
Lenten Quiet Day
The Order of the Daughters
of the King at St. Paul's by the
Sea Episcopal Church will
have a Lenten Quiet Day from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 17.
The Rev. Marty Pfab will lead
the meditations. Breakfast will
be at 8:30 a.m. For informa-
tion call 249-4091; the church
address is 465 11lth Ave. N.
The following are church-related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church membership is not required:
*New Life Christian Fellowship, 2701 Hodges Blvd.,
Jacksonville has monthly Single Adult Ministry meetings.
On March 17, there will be social at the Barracudas Hockey
Game at the Veteran's Memorial Arena. Contact Claudia at
223-6000 for information and reservations or visit
www.nlcf.org. Childcare is provided for some events.
*Beach United Methodist Church has Monday Night Alive
for singles at 7 p.m. on Monday nights and Singles Coffee -
House 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For information visit
www.beachumc.org or call 249-2343. BUMC is located at
325 7th Ave. N.
eBeaches Chapel Church, 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune
Beach. Singles over age 33 meet the last Saturday of the
month at 7 p.m. at the church. 241-4211.
*Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Vedra, offers a singles ministry called Solo Flight. For infor-
mation contact the church office at 285-6127.
*Christ the Redeemer Church, 190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach. Weekly Bible study and monthly social event
such as square.
Men's group meetings
*Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall. The church address is
4140 Hodges Blvd. For information call 223-6922.
*The men's group from Calvary Anglican Church meets at
6 a.m. Friday at Denny's Restaurant, on Atlantic Blvd. For
information call the church office at 241-9400
*A men's Bible study is held at 7 a.m. Monday at Ponte
Vedra United Methodist Church, 35 Executive Way, Ponte
*Palms Presbyterian men's Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education Building.
*Community Presbyterian Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has Wednesday morning prayer breakfasts for
men at 7 a.m.
*St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church has a Men's Prayer
Group and Bible Study which meets on the first and third
Saturday of the month at 8 a.m. in Stormes Hall. The men's
group also participates in outreach efforts. All are welcome
to attend. The address is 465 1lth Ave. N. in Jacksonville
*Sunrise Community Church offers Men's Study Groups at
6 :15 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Contact the church
office at 249-3030 for information; the church address is
298 Aquatic Drive in Atlantic Beach dancing for ages 30 and
*Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Bible study group at 11 a.m.
Sunday and occasional other activities for singles ages 30
Handwriting Expert Richard
Orsini will be the guest speak-
er at the Senior Connection
meeting at the Cultural Center
at Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
today. There will also be an
Art Show and Sale. The church
address is 545 A1A N. in Ponte
Vedra; information about sen-
ior activities can be found at
Adult Forum Topics
Topics for upcoming Adult
Forum meetings at St. Paul's
by the Sea Episcopal Church
are the following: on Sunday
Tom Larson of the Sierra Club
will speak on global warming;
on March 18 Harley Henry
will speak on Welcoming
Hospitality; and on March 25
Rev. Penny and Rev. Marty
Pfab will speak on Native
Adult Forums are held at
8:45 a.m. on Sundays in
Stormes Hall on the church
campus at Fifth Street and
Eleventh Avenue North in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
Lenten Bible Study
Lord of Life Lutheran
Church will have a Lenten
Bible Study "Renewed Passion"
based on "The Passion of the
Christ" at 6:30 p.m on
Wednesday, March 28.
There will be a Soup and
Bread meal at 6 p.m. before
the Bible study each week.
The church address is 276 N.
Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte Vedra;
call 285-5347 for information.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
Sunday 7:45, 9 00, 11 00 AM 5 30 PM Holy Eucharist
10:15 AM Christian Formation, Saturday Holy Eucharist 5 30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist- 7:00 AM 11 00 AM, 6 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel 6 p m except Wed
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services
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2002 San Pablo Rc, Jacksonville, 221-47 '
Sunday 9AM Worship, 10 15 AM Christian Formation
For event information visit www christepiscopalchurch org
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
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every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
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Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
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Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
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Sunday School Sunday Services & Sinls Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun. 400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
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PreschoolKindergarten Office 241-7335 sce B oneera O SATURDAY EVENING Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am Jacksonville Beach Saturday 5 p.m.
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Schedule: Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor SUNDAY Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor unday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
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Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship 10:30 am- Traditional ServiceAvlable Sunday Morning
church School AllAges 9:45 a.m. 8:30am 'WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY (SEP-MAY) Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, aturday 10:00 a.m. at
Youth Fellowships 5 p.m. 6:30 pm The Gathering 5:30 Supper 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. RELIGIOUS EDUCATON
Contemporary Worship Sev. 5:59p.m. Sunday Church School 9:45am Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation 6:30 Choir, Bibe Study,Youthm
Chancel Choir Wednesdays7p.m. Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am 407 Third Street Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor *246-2010 Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 .m. (4-6 gr.)
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Weekday Preschool/Kindergarten (3,4 & 5 yr olds) Nursery Provided Tom Bary, Pastor 4249-2307 www.ccbdoc.com/em:fccbdocbellsouth.net Mass 30-5246-014
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Sunday Worship Shabbat &Torah Services 9:30 12:00 noon St.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
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Sunday Evening We have a full range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish 246-2709 Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
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Wednesday Family Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am adult education, Sisterhood activities and youth activities. Bible Class Sunday, 10:00a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Dinner............................... 6:00pm Worship 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study (904) 268-2500 "A Home for Jewish Families at the Beach" Wednesday Evening 6:15p.m.
for al 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. l. -: Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired
St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church will host "Souper
Suppers" at 6 p.m. followed by
a Lenten worship service at 7
p.m. every Wednesday during
Lent. Sign up in the church
narthex to bring a pot of soup.
For information call 249-
4575; the church address is
1801 Beach Blvd.
Anglican Beaches Church
offers Bible Study from 6 to 7
p.m. on Wednesdays. The
study will focus on the histori-
cal context and modern day
application of Holy Scripture.
For information and direc-
tions, call 249-3034 or visit
Community Bible Study is
being held on Fridays from.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Christ
the Redeemer Church. The
study will begin with the
series "God's Amazing Book."
Registration is $20 and infor-
mation is available from Mrs.
Murray Trotta at 249-0185 or
Christ the Redeemer Church
is at 190 S. Roscoe Blvd. in
Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to
11 a.m, a group meets at the
Winston Family YMCA to pray
for school, media, families,
and church. The YMCA is on
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-0267.
See RELIGION BRIEFS A-9
March 9, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Continued from A-8
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at
6:30 p.m. in the fellowship
hall of Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. The program empha-
sizes that through worship
and same-gender small groups,
people can work on personal
struggles such as eating disor-
ders, alcohol/drug abuse, and
codependency. The evenings
begin with dinner. Call 249-
Retreats at Marywood
Retreats and events are
planned at the Marywood
Center for Spirituality in the
Switzerland area of NW St.
Johns County at 1715-5 State
Road 13. For information, call
287-2525 or tbll-free (888)-
287-253 or check www.mary-,
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for young-
*Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra has a family din-
ner at 6 p.m. and children and
youth Bible study at 7 p.m.
*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with
EAGLE SCOUT'S GOOD DEED
Jacob Barnwell, left, is sur-
rounded by some of the 88
bags of food he collected as
part of his Eagle Project for
Troop 282. The food was
collected from Neptune
Beach residents by his entire
troop and Christ United
Methodist Church and their
neighbors. The food was
then donated to BEAM, at
right BEAM's director said
the collection provided
almost one ton of food. His
goal was 50 bags.
6 to 8 p.m. Call 280-5141.
*Neptune Baptist Church at
407 Third Street in Neptune
Beach has games, drama,
music, and topical messages
for youth from grade six
through twelve. Sixth
through eighth graders meet
at 6 p.m. and ninth through
twelfth graders meet on
Sunday evenings. Call 249-
Church has Cherub Choir at 4
p.m. and Junior Choir at 5
p.m. Senior high school stu-
dents meet at 3:30 p.m. to dis-
cuss issues at "Trash Talk." Call
249-8698 for information.
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and
prayer. The church is at 298
Aquatic Drive, Atlantic Beach.
Church at1423 8th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach has Junior
High Youth Group activities
from 6:45 to 8 p.m. The
Senior High Youth Group"
meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 8
p.m. Call 249-5418.
*Christ Episcopal Church at
Solana Road and San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra offers
dinner in the parish hall for
youth and families at 6:15
p.m. A children's art program
is held from 7 to 8 p.m.
*Church choir school to
develop musical skill and
Christian formation is offered
for age 3 through sixth grade
prior to Wednesday evening
dinner. The school is free and
is given by Dr. Timothy
McKee, Music Director of the
church. Call 2SS-612"-
*!Youths in glades six
through 12 meet at 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. on Sundays follow-
ing Sunset at Palms in the
Youth Center/Fellowship Hall
at Palms Presbyterian Church,
3410 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 246-6427.
SDynamic Disciples (grades
K-5) meets at First Christian
Church of the Beaches from
6:30 to 7:45. Teens in Motion
Youth Group meets for special
events and trips. The church
address is 2125 Oceanfront,
Neptune Beach. Call 246-
*Family Bible Church at
4760 Palm Valley Road has
Building Blocks for children
ages 3 to 6 and Kids Club for
grades one through 5 meeting
at 7:15 p.m. Bridge Builders
for grades 6 through 12 meets
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 280-
*Kernan Blvd. Baptist
Church at 4000 Kernan Blvd.
S. has YouthAlive with Bible
Study and worship for grades
seven through 12 from from 7
to 7:45 p.m. Preschool and
children's choirs through 6th
grade meet from 7 to 7:45
p.m. Call 641-4588.
*Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach, meet 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
at various locations.
Directions to Wednesday
meetings are handed out at
247, the church's Sunday
night worship service for
youths, held 6 p.m. to 8:45
*New Beginnings Baptist
Shutchl at l0S State Road
A .I in I'ilnte \'edia offers Kids
K'Nextion for ages 3 to fifth
grade, Praise Band, and middle
and high school youth activi-
ties beginning at 6:30 and
7:30 p.m. Call 285-4288.
*Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church at.35
Executive Way in Ponte Vedra
has activities for youth meet 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. Cherub and
Children's choir meet at 5:45
p.m. Youth Creative Arts
Ministry is from 5:45 to 8
p.m. Other youth activities
are held during the week; and
Junior and Senior High Youth
Group meet on Sundays from
Two Baptist churches at the Beach offer programs
to support married couples as well as divorced
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Marriage Retreat at
Neptune Baptist Church
A Marriage Weekend Retreat
will be held today and tomor-
row at Neptune Baptist Church.
Bobby and Peggy Powell, lay
ministers from Kentsville
Baptist Church in Chesapeake,
Virginia will lead the retreat.
The Powells, who have led
many marriage conferences, will
address ways to promote
"healthy and happy marriages"
based on insights from the
Bible said Tanya McAvoy,
Minister of Education and
Evangelism at Neptune Baptist.
"The divorce rate is so high
and we believe the answer is in
the Bible," she said.
Some of the topics to be cov-
ered during the retreat include
"The Good, Bad, and the Ugly of
Marriage; So This is Marriage;
True Love from God's Word, and
the Billion Dollar Solution."
The opening session of the
retreat begins at 6:30 p.m. with
hors d'oeuvres being served in
the church Fellowship Hall at
407 Third Street in Neptune
Tomorrow, the retreat begins
with a luncheon at noon and
concludes at 4 p.m.
The retreat is open to the
community. The cost is $15 per
person which includes child-
Registration will be taken
today at 249-2307 ext. 24.
Anyone interested can also reg-
ister at the church at the begin-
ning of the retreat.
Following the retreat,
Neptune Baptist will begin 6-
week "Building Strong
Marriages" Bible Studies that
will meet in the evening, said
Anyone from the retreat who
is interested in continuing will
be encouraged to join these
small group studies, she said.
Divorce Care at Palm
A new session of the 13-week
Divorce Care Class will begin,
at Palm Valley Baptist Church
on Wednesday, March 14.
"People go through a grieving
process following a divorce,"
said Joe Wright, Facilitator for
Divorce Care is a Christ-based,
faith-based approach to working
through the experience of being
divorced. The classes help peo-
ple adjust to life changes result-
ing from divorce.
Wright, who is a member of
Palm Valley Baptist Church, is
married but has experienced a
divorce in his own life. This will
be the third time he has led the
Divorce Care Class at Palm
Valley Baptist, he said.
There are many life changes
following a divorce and depres-
sion and loneliness are not
uncommon, said Wright.
I People are coping with child
care and custody changes,
financial challenges, a nd
changes in relationships.
An important consideration
after a divorce is also under-
standing "what not to do....such
as not jumping into another
relationship, said Wright.
In the Divorce Care classes,
Wright uses videos featuring
members of the clergy and
Small group discussions fol-
low, allowing everyone an
opportunity to talk. An impor-
tant question asked at every
meeting is "how was your
week," he said.
People are vulnerable follow-
ing a divorce. At Divorce Care,
the fact that this is a safe envi-
ronment for sharing is impor-
"We tell people that what's
said in the room, stays in the
room," said Wright.
"We try td minister to you
and get life back on track....In
the end, we try to work toward
forgiveness," he said.
Childcare is provided since
this is often an important con-
cern for single parents. The
church also has a Wednesday
evening dinner at 6 p.m.
People attending Divorce
Care are welcome to attend the
dinner with their children and
make a small contribution for
the meal, said Wright.
Divorce Care begins at 6:30
p.m. and usually concludes by 8
to 8:30 p.m.
There is no charge for the
class. Participants are asked to
purchase a workbook which
costs $10. Contact the church
office at 285-2447 for informa-
tion; the church is located at
4890 Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Divorce Care is an inter-faith
experience. It is open to anyone
and most of those who attend
are not members of Palm Valley
Baptist, said Wright
"We are not looking to con-
vert anyone. It is an outreach to
the Ponte Vedra community."
We encourage people "to
come and get better and get
over the pain," said Wright.
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Lauren Campbell (9)
gets ready to fire a
shot on goal against
Nease at Panther
Stadium Tuesday. The
Senators jumped out to
a 2-0 lead on Nease,
but the Panthers rallied
with 14 unanswered
goals to earn a 15-4
attacker Romy Sidelsky
(3) tries to dislodge the
ball from Panthers mid-
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Senators overcome errors to upend Commanders
For a fledgling girls lacrosse
program, Fletcher made a good
impression on Nease head
coach Mindy McCord Tuesday
night. While the Panthers easily
handled the Senators 15-4, the
Nease coach came away liking
what she saw.
"That's the best first-year
team I've seen,"
McCord said. "I
think we were a
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son, but we
had a 3-0 record and had
played well since the beginning
of the season," said Sidelsky.
"We just came in here opti-
mistic [and] hoping to do our
best,,which we did. They're just
a really good team so it was a -
learning experience tor all of
The Panthers regrouped to
score 12 unanswered goals and
*-S'.- took a 10-goal lead at the break.
Jess Gimbel led the way, finding
the back of the net six times
while teammate Anna Eglin
had a pair of goals.
Because of the Panthers' 10-
point lead, the'second half
began with a running clock as
mandated by Florida High
School Athletic Association
rules. Nease substituted liberally
and some junior varsity players
shuffled in and out of the line-
up as the Panthers maintained
their, advantage but tried not to
run up the score. It was 14-2
before Senators attacker Molly
Bole netted a pair of goals to
bring the game a little closer.
"We expected this to be a
learning experience and it was,
but you know, our girls never
let down and they had a lot of
fun," said Senators head coach
"We need to continue to play
teams like Nease. It's the only
way we're going to get better. I
know Nease wants to continue
to play us; it's a great rivalry
and I know they want us to get
better to continue great lacrosse
in northeast Florida."
The outcome was to be
expected with a first-year team
going up against a program that
has been around for seven sea-
sons. Nease High boasts a veter-
an varsity squad, a junior varsi-
ty and club teams at the middle
school level in Ponte Vedra that
serve as a feeder program for
the high school.
It's a model
V'"- "- like to emulate
at Fletcher. But
for now, the
emphasis is still
on the funda-
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3 ahead of anything
or catch. Now
Covelli they're pass-
sse coach ing and catch-
ball up the field quickly, much
better than some of the teams
we've played. Tonight was a lit-
tle harder, but they're working
Co\ elh said practices at the
beginning of the season focused
solely on fundamentals, but the
team has progressed so quickly
it's now a 50-50 mix of funda-
mentals and game strategy.
"In the very beginning they
looked at it as, 'Let's just go out
there and have a good time,'"
he explained. "But now they're
seeing that they're good ath-
letes. They know they can play
For the Panthers, the game
against Fletcher provided a wel-
come respite between last week-
end's Sebastian Classic tourna-
ment in which Nease fell to
Park Vista, currently ranked sec-
ond in the state, and tonight's
showdown with Florida's No. 1
team Orlando Lake Brantley.
The task is even more difficult
because Nease's leadirig scorer, .
Casey Francis, is out for the sea-
son with an ACL tear.
"It hurts to lose her but I told
the team one player doesn't
determine a game but surely we
need other girls to step up in
different roles," McCord said.
"We're just trying to keep it real
positive and let players know
the best thing they can do ...
is to say, 'Yeah, we're going to
miss her but I'm a good player,
too, and I'll step up.'"
By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Fletcher High battled back from a four-run -
deficit and a rash of fielding and throwing errors
to top visiting Ed White 14-6 Wednesday at Frank
Down 6-2 in the bottom of the fifth, the host
Senators (7-2) evened the score
On a pair of two-run doubles by
catcher Cory Franklin and left _
fielder Sean Brown.
Fletcher plated the go-ahead ,-
run in the sixth after senior sec-
ond baseman Patrick Braswell j/r
doubled to deep left and scored "'
on a single from senior first base- s
man Kevin Lehane.
The Senators added seven more
runs in the innings on four hits,
including a two-run double by
designated hitter Trevor Adeeb.
: Fletcher rapped out seven dou-
bles in the game, but committed COMMAP
nine errors, including five in the SENATOI
fourth inning and one in the
fifth, leading to five unearned
The visiting Commanders scored four runs off
two hits in the fourth after a throwing error by
third baseman Tyler Bounds and fielding miscues
by right fielder B.J. Chandler and shortstop Sam
Fletcher opened the scoring in the first off a
leadoff double by Braswell, who scored on a wild
pitch. Ed White (2-7) tied the game in the second
after catcher Stormy Beasely drove in Travis
Fletcher left-hander Brett Caudill went four
innings, and allowed only one earned run. Senior
Matt Crismon came on in relief and fanned four
batters, including the last out in the seventh to
register the win.
Braswell, Franklin, Brown,
~ Bounds, and Chandler each had
two hits. Lehane nearly belted a
--. grand slam in the sixth, but his
drive was just left of the foul
Fletcher returns to district play
Saturday at noon with defending
1-6A champion Gainesville
The Bobcats beat Fletcher 9-4
earlier in the season and 4-2 in
last year's district title game.
"They are just walking through
E RS 6 our district right now," said
3 14 Fletcher skipper Kevin Brown
"We made nine errors in two
innings and you can't do that with anybody. You
sure can't do that in our district."
"We haven't given up nine errors since some of
these guys were freshmen. To our credit we came
back. That's good leadership from our seniors. "
Fletcher travels to Orange Park Wednesday and
plays Mandarin next Friday at the Baseball
Grounds at Jacksonville. at 7 p.m.
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher baserunner Scott Sitz, right, is tagged out at third by Ed White's Cole Beasley on a
stolen base attempt Wednesday. The Senators went on the beat the Commanders, 14-6.
First-year Senators team
impresses Nease coach
Blood clots in the legs can sometimes be serious
Blood clots in the legs can sometimes be serious
Vice President Dick
Cheney returned to the
U.S. last week from an
overseas trip to Afghanistan
and Pakistan. He then began
to feel what was described as
"minor discomfort" in his calf
and an ultrasound of the area
was obtained which showed
he had developed a blood
clot, known medically as a
"deep vein thrombosis" or
Cheney is now he is being
treated with blood thinners or
anticoagulantss" that he will
take for several months
according to White House
While the exact cause of the
blood clot cannot be deter-
mined, there is a significant
association of international
flights and blood clots, com-
monly referred to as "econo-
my class syndrome."
Flyers who are at greatest
risk are those with varicose
veins or cancer, smokers, indi-
viduals with history of leg
clots, recent leg surgery or
injury, pregnant women,
women taking birth control
pills or hormone-replacement
therapy, overweight individu-
als, elderly people, and very
tall people (because they may
not be able to move their legs
around as much).
Patients at high risk are
encouraged to take aspirin
prior to departure and wear
compressive hose to reduce
their risk of developing a clot.
Blood clots can form in the
lower extremities of those per-
sons who are inactive for both
long periods of time, such as
seen with illness, lower leg
fractures, or major surgery,
but it can also occur in those
inactive for short periods of
time, as seen in cross-country
or cross-Atlantic travel.
The development of a blood
clot in the leg is commonly
associated with swelling and
pain in the calf. Most blood
clots are small and are not life
threatening, but may require
hospitalization for initial
The more serious ones, deep
vein thromboses can be life
threatening, for they can dis-
lodge from the wall of the
vein, and then travel toward
the heart and into the lungs,
causing a pulmonary
embolism which can be fatal.
Cheney was checked to ver-
ify that he had not developed
any evidence of a pulmonary
In patients undergoing
major orthopedic surgery
such as joint replacements,
doctors preventatively treat
these patients with blood
thinners such as aspirin,
heparin or coumadin to
decrease the chances of form-
ing these clots. These patients
are at risk for many reasons;
including the fact that blood
tends to pool within the legs
during the surgery itself, and
for the fact that they are not
likely to be immediately
mobile right after surgery.
Other steps that are taken
to decrease the chances of
forming a clot include the use
of compressive pumps or
devices" that literally squeeze
the legs to keep the blood
moving while the patient is
Patients may also wear com-
pressive stockings or hose
either in bed or once they are
up and walking.
A patient who has had a
"knee scope" is not generally
put on anticoagulants for the
likelihood of developing a
clot is much lower. The pro-
cedure is relatively short, with
less pooling of blood in the
legs, and therefore less likely
Also, given the fact that
patients usually are able to get
right up and begin walking
the next day, their risks are
The 66-year-old Cheney is
expected to maintain his reg-
ular schedule despite his treat-
ments. He does have a signifi-
cant history of prior medical
problems including four heart
attacks, quadruple bypass
heart surgery, and two proce-
dures to clear clogged arteries
(angioplasty). He also has an
defibrillator (ICD), a tiny
Fletcher and Nease battle in girls lacrosse
",,:' Photos by ROB DeANGELO
S.LEFT: Fletcher's Romy
: '' Sidelsky (3) and Rachel
Tucker battle Nease High mid-
^ . .. -~. . fielder Amanda Santillo (sec-
S... ond from right) for the ball dur-
2 .* ing action Tuesday at Nease
.': .' High School. The Senators
:fV,' jumped out to a 2-0 lead but
.. ... the Panthers rallied to notch a
.. ,2 .. 15-4 victory.
implant that can shock an
abnormal heart rhythm back.
This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports,
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve 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
concerns should be discussed
with your physician. Mail your
questions to Gregory Smith, MD
- Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, Fl 32034.
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BELOW: Senators attacker Romy Sidelsky fires a shot on goal
during first-half action Tuesday. Sidelsky scored the first two
goals of the game.
BELOW RIGHT: Panthers midfielder Amanda Santillo scoops up
a loose ball in front of a Fletcher defender.
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T1' hirty-four contestants will vie for the
i. title of Miss Fletcher 2007 today, March
9, at Fletcher High School's auditorium.
The public is invited to the pageant, which
begins at 6:45 p.m. with a slide show. Doors
open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $8 at the
door. The theme of the pageant is "Beauty
Fletcher High School is located at 700
Seagate Ave. in Neptune Beach. Call 247-
5905 for more information.
IChelsey Smith Corrie Vi -gt
Chelsey Smith Corrine Voight
Dana Deal Dana Humphrey
Dayna Harrison Jade Santiago
Jordyn Waters Julia Fallon
Keisha Rodriguez Kelsey Davis
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007
* (Right) Art Scene
Annual Golf Tournament
The Christ Episcopal
Church Foundation holds its
23rd annual golf tourna-
ment, sponsored by SunTrust
Bank, Friday at the Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club. Tee time
for the event, whose entry
fee is $150, is 1 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the Christ
Episcopal Church Charitable
Foundation, which supports
charitable organizations in
the Beaches community.
To learn more about the
foundation or for questions
regarding the golf tourna-
ment, call executive director
Stacy Nash at 285-7390, ext.
Huck Finn's Pa
Jon Clinch will be at The
Bookmark, 299 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach at 7
p.m. Friday to discuss and
sign copies of his debut
novel "Finn." Clinch takes
readers on a journey into the
history and heart of one of
American literature's most
Huckleberry Finn's father.
For information, call 241-
New Talent at Pepper
Samantha Merritt, a new
talent in Jackksonville, will
have an exhibit at the
Pepper Rama Gallery of
Visionary Art from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. Friday.
Complimentary light refresh-
ments will be available.
Pepper Rama is at 4555
Shirley Ave. in Jacksonville.
For information, visit
The 26th annual Lions
Seafood and Music Festival
Arts and Crafts Show runs
Friday through Sunday at
Francis Field on West
Castillo Drive in St.
Augustine. Hours are 2 p.m.
to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to
10 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The
cost of admission is $1 for
ages 16 and up. All proceeds
benefit Lions Club Charities.
For information, call 904-
825-0850 or visit www.lions-
Three Mo' Tenors
Three Mo' Tenors, James
Berger, Duane Moody and
Victor Roberson, performs at
7:30 p.m. Saturday at the
University of North Florida's
Fine Arts Center. The show
spans 400 years of music and
features songs by Gladys
Knight, Ray Charles, The
Temptations, Marvin Gaye
and Usher, as well as
Broadway tunes and gospel
hits. Tickets, which range in
price from $10 to $54, can
be obtained by calling the
UNF box office at 620-2878
or by going to
Federal Occupation of St.
The 1862 federal occupa-
tion of St. Augustine will be
recreated from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The reenactment takes place
at the Castillo de San Marcos
in downtown St. Augustine.
Admission is $6 for adults;
under 16 is admitted free.
For information, call 904-
829-6506, Ext. 233.
Uptown Saturday Night
Extended shopping hours,
live entertainment, book
signing by local and region-
al authors, performance art,
refreshments and original
works of art are the order of
the day as shops along San
Marco Avenue in St.
Augustine extend their
hours. Uptown Saturday
Night is free to the public
and takes place from 5 p.m.
to 9 p.m. For information,
MOCA Red Hot Member
The Museum of
Jacksonville (MOCA) holds a
free-to-members party from
See GET OUT, B-7
The 2007 Springing the Blues Festival poster was designed by David Lee of DBL Design. This is the 10th year Lee, a
Jacksonville Beach resident, has designed the festival poster, copies of which can be purchased by calling 703-9702.
Blues Festiual lineup 1 st class
by LIZA MITCHELL
The time of year is fast
approaching when the rich
tapestry of American blues
music blankets the oceanfront
in Jacksonville Beach.
Thousands will gather for
the 10th annual George's
Music Sprininging the Blues
Festival held April 6-8 at the
Festival producer Sam Veal
Tuesday at the press confer-
ence to announce the lineup
promised to deliver a soulful
landscape woven from the fab-
ric of American's indigenous
musical art form.
"Our lineup reflects the rich-
ness and diversity of blues
styles," festival producer Sam
"We'll have artists steeped in
traditional Delta and Chicago
blues, acoustic finger-picking
Piedmont style and jumping
Texas Swing. Be prepared to
hear everything in between
and then some, with blues
fused with rock, country and
Veal said "the incomparable"
Michael Burks will headline
the opening night of the three-
Other artists include
Grammy nominated artist Tab
Benoit, Eddie Kirkland, Cephas
& Wiggins, Shane Dwight, teen
prodigy Eric Steckel and most
Waters and Howlin' Wolf.
"Two of the biggest names in
the blues have gone on to the
great big juke joint in the sky,"
"Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin
played guitar with Waters,
touring worldwide and record-
ing from 1973-1980 before
starting his own band. He won
the W.C. Handy award for gui-
tar in 2005, and was nominat-
ed again in 2006.
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith is
mer. Prior to taking
up the drums, Smith was
known as a great blues har-
monica player. He played on
Bo Diddley's 1955 classic
"Diddy Wah Diddy."
Several outer festival activi-
ties will include a performance
by the legendary James Cotton
March 31 at Mojo's Barbeque
Kitchen and Blues Bar in
Margolin will also head up a
blues jam each night after the
festival ends at the "home
away from the home of the
The blues kick off concert
features the Steve Miller Band
April 2 at The Florida Theatre
in downtown Jacksonville "and
it just keeps getting better from
there," Veal said., .
Other activities include the
Cycling the Blues Tour de
Vilano Dan Amico Memorial
Cancer Ride at 7:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 7.,
Amico, formerly a presenting
sponsor Sound Advice, died
last year from a rare form of
bile duct cancer. Proceeds from
the ride will benefit cancer
Veal said the ride is now
expanded to a metric century
ride from City Hall to the
Vilano Beach bridge and back.
Amico was honored for the
first time last year for his con-
tributions to the festival with
an inaugural bike ride from the
SeaWalk Pavilion south to
Mickler's Landing and back.
Cost to enter is $25. Entry
forms are available at local bike
shops and www.active.com.
The Running the Blues 5K
Run begins at 8 a.m. Saturday,
April 7 at the Red Cross
Lifesaving Station. The entry
fee is $12 through March 12.
Cost then raises to $15.
See BLUES, B-2
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Drawing from his experi-
ence as a detail-oriented
political cartoonist for The
San Francisco Chronicle,
Robert Graysmith set about
to crack the infamous Zodiac
serial murderer case in the
Even though the decades-
long investigation is official-
ly listed as unsolved,
Graysmith, a former nation-
ally syndicated cartoonist
and a seven-time Pulitzer
Prize nominee, believes he
knows who did it.
His 30 years of meticulous
research into the cold case
has resulted in two best-sell-
ing books and is the basis for
"Zodiac," a new film by
director David Fincher
(Se7en, Panic Room).
What Graysmith may be
most proud of, however, is
that his true-crime books,
"Zodiac" (1986) and "Zodiac
Unmasked" (2002), are con-
purpose in writing the [first]
book kwas to catch Zodiac or
get so close that he was stale-
mated," Graysmith says in
"I think we succeeded. San
Francisco's Zodiac was effec-
The self-styled Zodiac killer
was tied to five Bay-area
murders, but is suspected of
scenes investigative work
helped flush out the case's
prime suspect, an intelligent
former Navy sailor who
detectives interviewed but
never charged in August
1971. After that interview,
the suspected killer, Arthur
Leigh Allen, never struck
"With publication of his
story and all the clues, with
enhanced police scrutiny, we
had no more murders, no
more letters," Graysmith
writes in "Zodiac
The search for the elusive
Zodiac killer, so named
See ZODIAC, B-2
Frisbee golf has a cult following
Have recently been enlight-
ened about a sport that
practically has a cult fol-
lowing, and everyone seems to
know about it except me...
A friend of mine invited me
to play frisbee golf, also
known as frolf (a word I find
as difficult and tongue-twist-
ing to pronounce as the word
The game, for those of you
who are as clueless as me, is
basically the equivalent of
golf, except that instead of
using a ball and clubs, you
throw a frisbee hence frolf
aiming for a bizarre metal bas-
ket with chains.
As it was first explained to
me, I thought it sounded like
a piece of cake what could
possibly be so difficult about
throwing a frisbee at a basket?
Little did I know...
My friend was able to pull
up all of the frolf courses in
the greater Jacksonville area
through the Internet another
shock to me that these elusive
courses exist in the area and
in most cities. Sure enough,
there was a frolf course less
than 10 miles from where I
We drove to the course,
which is more or less a park,
and my friend opened i
trunk to retrieve the fri
To my untrained eyes tt
looked like regular frisb
He had about four or fi
them (sold at sporting
stores, specifically for ft
and I was shown which
was a putter and a drive
first clue that there was
more to this game than
However, my confide
was still intact. I mighi
like a girl most of the ti
but even I can throw a
- or so I thought. I had
bragged earlier about ho
it was going to be. Of all peo-
ple, I should know the univer-
sal rule of jinxing myself by
bragging (for example, I
recently bragged to the same
friend about my ability to
walk in high heels, and not 10
minutes later, I ended up
splattered across a sidewalk).
What I did not realize is
that you don't just throw a
frisbee. There's a par that
you're trying to meet, just as
in a regular golf game, and
you haveto throw the frisbee
several hundred feet. It finally
dawned on me that I was in
trouble because this game
requires real skill. There were
his several "holes" that called for
sbees. complex navigation around
hey trees and one hole that even
)ees. required you to throw the fris-
ve of bee over a pond. I skipped
goods my turn for that round.
rolf), My friend has the game
one down to an art form, and I
er my watched in awe as his frisbee
Sa little seamlessly glided through the
I air and disappeared into the
nce Then it was my turn.
t throw My first attempts were
ime, embarrassing to say the least
even See FRISBEE, B-2
Bethel Gallery's Shades of Grace artists will exhibit their new
show "The 23rd Psalm" from March 16 to April 22 at Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church. The collection of paintings and pho-
tographs will reflect verses from the 23rd Psalm, which is found
in the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament. Hours for visiting
the exhibit are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Weekend 2 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader March 9, 2007
Zodiac: Movie tie-in
Cont. from B-1
because he signed taunting
letters to the police and the
press with a crossed circle,
was an obsession for
Graysmith and several Bay-
It led to the breakup of
Graysmith's second marriage
and derailed the career of
crime reporter Paul Avery,
played in the film by Robert
Downey Jr. Jake Gyllenhaal
One San Francisco detec-
tive in particular, Inspector
Dave Toschi, retired after 25
years of police work without
ever "reading the Zodiac
killer his rights," the book
"When he appeared years
ago, there really hadn't been
anything like Zodiac before,"
said Graysmith, adding that
the suspect was one of the
early serial killers "to acquire
Zodiac predated the so-
called Son of Sam killer in
New York, and was followed
by a host of mass murderers
in the decades to follow.
He operated in an era
before DNA testing and
before police task forces were
The Jacksonville Symphony Chorus sings Haydn's "Lord Nelson" Mass at 8 p.m. today with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets are $18, $25, $30, $35, $45. Student-Family Rush ticket is $5. Call 354-5547.
Blues: Pro-am surfing contest slated for April 7-8
Continued from B-1
The AquaEast Surfing the
Blues pro-am contest will be
held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April
:7 and Sunday, April 8 at the
Jacksonville Beach Pier.
SOrganizer Paul West said
the event features a $5,000
purse one of the largest in
Jacksonville this year -
with $2,000 for the first
"It's amazing what hap-
Continued from B-i
as my frisbee didn't so much
soar, but instead was rather
ungracefully chucked into
the air and then landed sev-
erafTeftraway, still within
visible viewv- instantly.
demolishing my bragging
But, as the game contin-
ued, I found myself enjoying
this unfamiliar sport, and I
have actually played it a few
times since. With the
weather rapidly approaching
I spent a good part of last
Friday manning a Master
Gardener booth at the Home
and Patio Show, and the
majority of people who had
questions were newcomers.
They were confused about
everything we grow here,
especially the "ugly, crab-
grass-like lawn grass." Of
course, you and I know they
are referring to St. Augustine
grass. (My previous two
columns were on turf grasses-
and the ways different vari-
eties perform in our climate.)
Most of the questions had
to do with the usual, "What
can I grow here?" "How do I
take care of my lawn?" "How
do I attract butterflies and
hummingbirds?" "What veg-
etables can I grow?" and
"Why is the soil so sandy?"
Questions such as these
kept me occupied for the six
hours I was at the show,
which confirmed by belief
that new arrivals and new
homeowners should have
someone like myself and or a
class .to attend at the onset of
the growing season.
SThat way, they would learn
about all these things before
they make assumptions, select
the wrong plant material,
have a problem and then
have to find help.
I don't teach those kind of
classes any more, but there
~re numerous classes in the
area that are free or low cost.
SThis weekend, for example,
tarts Garden Week at the
Summer Museum of Art &
Gardens in Jacksonville,
Which offers lectures, gardens
tours or classes every day.
; Garden Week is March 11
to March 16. For information,
contact Melanie Jensen at
: Following is a list of
upcoming classes and plant
: Saturday, March 10
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tree
fill on Lone Star Road,
Jacksonville, Becky Wern will
pens when you get a bunch
of old surfers together," he
said. "I couldn't be more
proud and bless to be
involved. We are excited to
be a part of this awesome
Cost to enter is $25 for
each amateur division, $100
for the Open pro Challenge.
Online registration is avail-
Forms are available at
spring temperatures, it's a
great (free) way to spend a
weekend afternoon with fam-
ily or friends just don't brag
about your abilities until
you'\ tried'it at least once.
Geieral Rides '(according
to the Professional Disc
Golf Association PDGA)
Object: to complete the
course with the fewest num-
ber of throws of the disc
Scoring: determined by
counting the number of
throws made on each hole
speak on butterfly gardening.
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
Master Gardeners from St.
Johns County will hold a
plant clinic at the Palm Valley
Nursery, 5045 Palm Valley
AquaEast in atlantic Beach.
Also returning is the Dr.
Hector Memorial Blues Jam
closing out Sunday night on
the west stage. The blues jam
pays tribute to longtime fes-
The Blues in the Schools
project introduces students
to history of blues music.
Guest educator Roger
"Hurricane" Wilson will visit
various Duval County
schools April 2-5.
plus penalty throws and then
summing all the holes
To win: complete the
course with the fewest
Most disc golf courses are'
18 holes, but can rangi 'f front
9 holes, 22 holes, 24 holes
and 27 holes. Courses can be
found in every state in the
U.S. as well as several other
For a more detailed list of
rules and guidelines, visit
Road, about one-half mile
south of Walgreens. Other
clinics are scheduled at the
same location and time April
14 and May 12.
9 a.m. to noon, Master
Gardeners will offer plant
clinics at the following loca-
Proctor Ace Hardware on
University Boulevard; Proctor
Ace on Atlantic Boulevard;
Hagan Ace Hardware on San
Jose Boulevard; Halls Nursery
on Blanding Boulevard; Naval
Air Station Exchange; Turner
Ace Hardware on Arlington
Tuesday, March 13, 10
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McDuff Ave. Jacksonville, is a
workshop on using drip irri-
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Cost is $5.
"My passion was always
music. I made the decision
early in my career to do what
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that the music business,"
George's Music president
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important things to share the
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Archway Gallery hosting fund-raising event
"An Evening of Art" fund-
raising event featuring more
than 80 prints by varied
artists will be held in
Jacksonville Beach Saturday,
The reception and sale is
scheduled 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
the Archway Gallery, 228 3rd
Ave. N. A, donation of $20
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All proceeds will benefit
the scholarship fund for the
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rural black youth in Alabama.
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For more information, call
Eunice Ford at 221-6434 or e-
The Museum of Science
and History, Jacksonville, will
open an exhibit of works by
local artist Princess Simpson
Rachid on March 28.
contains works that are col-
orful and inspired by math
and science, color and
shapes. The exhibit will be
on display though Sept. 30.
The J. Johnson Gallery in
Jacksonville Beach will open
a new exhibit of the works of
Jaxier Marin on Friday,
March 16, with a reception
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Marin's sculptures were
previously exhibited at the
gallery mostly figures,
both very large and very
small, many with distorted
The J. Johnson Gallery is at
177 4th Ave. N. Call 435-
Jacksonville. Call 388-8207
First Street Gallery is locat-
ed at 216-B First St., Neptune
Beach. Call 241-6928.
The Women's Center of
Jacksonville and Fogle Fine
Art Gallery have partnered to
present a variety of events
highlighting five women
artists over age 50.
Featured artists are
Mikolean Longacre, Elizabeth
Dian, Claire Hada, Sandra
Hinton Baker and JoAnn
An opening reception will
be held tonight from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. at Fogle Fine Art,
3312 Beach Blvd.,
Luncheons will be held
March 15, 22 and 29 from
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with
discussions of women's
health issues. Luncheons are
$10, and reservations are sug-
gested. Call 296-1414 or e-
The Cummer Museum of
Art 1 Gardens will celebrate
Garden Week Sunday through
March 16. Floral demonstra-
tions, fashion shows, lunch-
eons and guest speakers make
* this an exciting week.
If you are looking for The lectures will be held at
marsh scenes, go to First the Garden Club of
Street Gallery in Neptune Jacksonville. Ron Morgan,
Beach. Eileen Corse opened floral designer, will speak on
an exhibit at the gallery last Monday, and Francois
weekend, and about half of Goffinet, garden designer,
the works in this exhibit con- will speak on Wednesday.
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ing the colors and making Art from the British
them decorative. Museum," is in its last week.
Elaine is an accomplished sa
artist who paints what The Cultural Center at
appeals to the public. She Ponte Vedra Beach will hold
also gives classes at her stu- spring arts camp April 1 to 6
dio at 44 Lakeside Drive, at the center, 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Camps will be held for ages 4
and 5 from 9 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. and ages 6 to 10 from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 280-0614
The current exhibit at the
Center, "Ground of Being,"
exhibits the charcoal draw-
ings of Donald Martin. The
exhibit will be on display
through April 14.
The University of North
Florida will present an
extraordinary event Saturday
at 7:30 p.m. Three of the
finest African American
tenors will present an event
featuring 400 years of opera,
jazz, broadway, motown,
gospel, new hop and more.
The show features James
Berger, Duane Moody and
Victor Robertson in a reper-
toire of song and choreogra-
phy. Call 620-2878 for tick-
ets and information.
The Beaches Fine Arts
Series will present a program
featuring Jon Nakamatsu,
winner of the 1997 10th
annual Van Cliburn
Competition on Sunday,
March 25, at 3:30 p.m.
Nakamatau became the
only American to have
achieved this honor since
1981. A reception will follow
the program, and artist John
Wise will exhibit his sculp-
tures. This event will take
place at St. Paul's By-the-Sea
Episcopal Church, 1150 Fifth
St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Cantus, one of America's
finest professional male vocal
ensembles, will present a pro-
gram for the Riverside Fine
Arts on Friday, March 23, at 8
p.m. at the Church of the
Good Shepherd, Riverside.
Community Theater will
open "A Night of Christopher
During" tonight. The play
will continue on Saturday,
Marchei16 and March 17. For
reservations and information
call 249-2022. The theater is
located at 106 Sixth St. N.,
One of Jacksonville's
newest institutions of higher
learning, The Art Institute of
Jacksonville, will hold its first
community open house on
Thursday, March 29.
Jacksonville Beach artist Beth Haizlip, who designed the poster for the 2007 Jacksonville Jazz
Festival, will be at First Street Gallery on Friday, April 6.
ABET debuts Neil LaBute drama
today at 8 p.m. in Atlantic Beach
The Atlantic Beach
Experimental Theatre brings
a powerful new script to
"Fat Pig" by Neil LaBute, is
a play that looks at the mod-
ern day prejudice against
women who are not society's
ideal, and the cruelties that
ensue. Under the direction
of Tracey Gallagher, the
drama runs until March 24
at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., in
Tickets are $15 and $12 for
seniors, students and mili-
tary. Reservations are recomn-
mended due to limited sea-
The cast includes Zeina
Salame as Helen, Mike
Smlthgall as Tom, Philip
Walls as Carter, and lanelle
Rosko as Jeannie.
Salame in the lead charac-
ter of Helen has appeared at
ABET in "Picnic" as
Rosemary, and in "The
Nerd" as Celia.
She played Ophelia at
PBTS in "Rosenkrantz and
Guildenstern Are Dead,'
where she also directed "The
She has played many roles
with the Murder Mystery
Players since 2003, and will
be directing "The Smell of
the Kill" at the Daytona
Playhouse in the spring.
Michael Smlthgall (Tom)
appeared first at ABET in
Chekhov's "Wild Honey."
He then played the role of
WVillum in "The Nerd."
He played Nick in "Over
the River" at Theatre Jax, Lt.
Challee in "The Caine
Mutiny" at Players-by-the-
Sea, and Bob in
"Accomodations" at Orange
He has played roles with
the Murder Mystery Players,
and has taken speaking roles
in numerous local independ-
ent films, industrials and
Philip Walls (Carteri
appeared originally at ABET
in "The Importance of Being
Earnest;" then "Playboy of
the Western World;" in the
original play, "An Incident
in the Desert" and the multi-
ple roles of Tom/Phyllis and
Leslie in "Sylvia."
He was Geoffrey in "The:
Lion in Winter" at Players,
Tom in "Bedroom Farce" at
the Limelight, and Clarence
in "Richard the Third" at
Janelle M. Rosko plays
Jeannie, after a recent per-
formance as Amanda in
"Cavedweller" at ABET, and
was in the chorus of "Pirates
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through Saturdays at 8 pin,
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Norbit (Eddie Murphy) shows Kate (Thandie Newton), his childhood sweetheart, that nice guys sometimes finish first in the comedy
"Norbit." The film is rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some nudity and language.
Jackson electric in 'Black Snake Moan'
"Black Snake Moan" doesn't
begin to hide its trash origins;
if fact, it embraces them. But
the movie gets at something,
ahd it does so far more effec-
tively than recent, higher-
toned movies such as "Babel."
SThe movie's premise at first
seems hopeless. Rae (Christina
Ricci) is an outrageous
SSamuel L.. lacksoni is a broken-
down blues singer whose ife
has just left him. One day,
Lazarus finds Rae at the side of
a road near his home, beaten
and near death.
. He goes to town to get some
medicine for Rae and finds out
about her seedy reputation.
Out of nowhere, Lazarus
divines a cure for what ails Rae:
He chains Rae to the radiator
in his front room and, in
essence, says that she won't be,
released until her demons are
That premise alone is going
to elicit at least two reactions
from the movie's potential
Feminists will carp about an
older man passive-aggressively
chaining up a woman because
he thinks it's for her own good.
Then there are the lascivious
men in the audience who will
lick their lips and say, "Ooh,
man! Christina Ricci in
But surprisingly, once the
movie gets past its sweaty,
Southern Gothic beginning,
the characters really start to
unveil some interesting layers.
Ricci takes what could have
been a simple, tacky role and
gives it some genuine depth.
Her take on Rae reminds me of
Jodie Foster in "The Accused" --
showing a woman's vulnerabili-
ty in the face of her supposed
worldliness and sexual vora-
And Jackson, after sleepwalk-
ing through "Snakes on a
Plane," once again twitches
with electricity. It's as if his
Bible-spouting hitman from
"Pulp Fiction" suddenly got a
mirror stuck in his face to show
him that he has a few of his
own demons to conquer.
' VThe'cast is uniformly excel"'-
leitf.'1hstiii Timberlake'i-, \ )':
effective as Rae's erstwhile
lover. "Law & Order's" S. Epatha
Merkerson is a sunny presence
throughout, providing some
joy to counter Jackson's gravi-
tas. And John Cothran Jr. takes
a stereotypical role -- a very
preachy preacher -- and turns it
The scene where his charac-
ter explains his concept of
heaven is a metaphor for all of
the movie's characters -- cut-
ting through the guff and get-
ting to what really matters.
At its center, "Black Snake
Moan" is about an old codger
condescending to save a young
girl's soul and realizing how
much cleansing his own soul
The movie might not be as
Fletcher High graduate
Mic Walker wrote and
sings a song titled "Mr.
Oblivion" in "Black
Snake Moan." The song
runs for 52 seconds in the
Walker was born in
Jacksonville in 1970 and
graduated from ,fletcheF, n
1988, Walk'r ;~j5e m".s
under the name Eldorado
Del Rey and is the lead
singer for the group
Eldorado and the Ruckus.
He lives in Memphis,
While at the University
of Florida, Walker played in
the bands Fluffy Kitty and
Grit Kisser. He opened on
the Kiss and Aerosmith
tour with the band Porch
spirited as a homecoming
revival, but it certainly is a
blessed tonic to some preten-
tious movies of late.
"Black Snake Moan" is rated
R for scenes of drug use, vio-
lence, profanity, and nudity.
by STEVE BAILEY
It's time again to go over the
rainbow -- or at least, over the
Buckman Bridge, as the Orange
Park Mall hosts its annual
"Wizard of Oz Day" on Sat.,
Mar. 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
How much of an "Oz" buff
are you? Test yourself with
these 10 nuggets of golden -- er,
1. "The Wizard of Oz" is said
to be the most "referenced"
movie of all time. The movie's
entry at the Internet Movie
Database lists hundreds of
other movies and TV shows
that have made references to or
jokes about it.
2. In the song "If I Were
King," the Cowardly Lion asks,
"What makes the Sphinx the
Seventh Wonder?" Well he
should ask, since the World's
Seventh Wonder is actually the
Sphinx's neighbor, the Great
Pyramid of Giza.
3. The Scarecrow didn't know
his trivia either; watch him gar-
ble up algebra's Pythagorean
Theorem near the movie's end.
Ray Bolger, who played the
Scarecrow, never got it right
during filming, so Fleming sim-
ply used Bolger's best take of it.
4. Jack Haley Jr., the son of
the actor who played the Tin
Man, later married Liza
Minnelli, the daughter of Judy
Garland (the movie's Dorothy).
5. MGM's first choice to play
The Wizard, W.C. Fields, was
nixed when Fields demanded
too much money. A year later,
Margaret Hamilton ("Oz's"
Wicked Witch) matched wits
with Fields in "My Little .
6. How did Dorothy's house
fall from the sky? The sky was
painted on the floor. As the
camera rolled, unseen hands
moved a toy house from the
floor to mid-air. Then the film
ware versed. . '
7. Watch'ftl' scene where
lorothy leaves her black-and-
white house -- appearing sec-
onds later, with no cutaway, in
the Technicolor land of Oz. In
pre-CGI 1939, Judy Garland
and her stand-in both had to
play Dorothy in the same shot.
8. The movie lost money
upon its initial release, even
though it was enormously pop-
ular. More kids than adults saw
the movie, and kids' tickets
were much cheaper. The movie
didn't go into profit until
MGM sold it to CBS for its first
network broadcast in 1956.
9. Judy Garland had it rough
all over. MGM thought she was
too chubby, so they fed her
appetite suppressants all
through filming, beginning her
lifelong drug addiction. Haley
and Lahr resented Garland
because they figured she'd try
to upstage them. When
Garland kept laughing during
her first scene with the Lion,
director Fleming subdued
Garland by slapping her face.
10. The day Judy Garland
died, a tornado touched down
"The Wizard of Oz" will be
shown for free all weekend at
Orange Park Mall's AMC
Theatre. The movie and its sur-
rounding events are free. For
more info, go on-line to
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300. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
Noon, 12:30, 1:00, 4:00, 4:30,
5:05, 6:55, 7:30, 8:00, 9:40,
Black Snake Moan. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:20, 7:15,
Wild Hogs. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:15, 12:45, 2:30,
4:45, 5:10, 7:00, 7:45, 9:35,
Zodiac. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
by STEVE BAILEY
"The Full Monty: Fully
Exposed Edition" Two-disc
set of the wonderful British
comedy about four down-on-
their-luck Brits who perform
their own strip show to raise
"Borat" Strangely overrat-
ed comedy based on Sacha
Baron Cohen's shock act, in
which he acts like a foreign
doofus and then is surprised by
"Fast Food Nation" -
Fictionalized version of the
best-selling expose about the
wheelings and dealings of
America,s fast-food restaurants.
Season" The final season of
the infamous detective-come-
dy show, with an early-career
role for future Oscar winner
12:05, 12:25, 3:55, 4:25, 7:15,
Amazing Grace. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 4:10, 7:35,
The Astronaut Farmer. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 5:20.
The Number 23. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:55 a.m., 2:35,
5:00, 8:05, 10:30.
Reno 911!: Miami. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:15, 8:10, 10:35.
Bridge to Terabithia. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:40,
Breach. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 4:05, 7:10, 9:50.
Ghost Rider. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 4:15, 7:25,
Music and Lyrics. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:10, 4:35,
Norbit. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:05, 5:15, 7:55, 10:40.
Because I Said So. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 7:40.
Venus. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:20, 9:30.
The Last King of Scotland.
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs., 4:50,
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Rau, & Avery Palmer.
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The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. On The
Rocks Arts & Music Fest featur-
ing 10 bands is held from 2 p.m.
to 2 a.m. Saturday. Acoustic rock
with Charlie Walker, Funktion
and Acme in the main bar every
Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
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Tymin appears Saturday.
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
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249-9595. Dawn Patrol is in at
10 p.m. today. Box 543 is in at
9:30 p.m. Saturday. Traditional
Irish music with Bobby Flynn at
6 p.m. Sunday.
Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-BIRD.
Martin, Medeski and Wood per-
form at 9 p.m. today. Tickets are
$25. Reggae with Toots and the
Maytals and guests Tea Leaf
Green at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $25. Pepper and the
Mad Caddies with Supervillian
and Splinta are in Monday. De
Lions of Jah with Danka,
Ballyhoo and Eleven:54 appear
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach 249-
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and Saturday. The Little Green
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Monkey's Uncle Tavern, 1850
S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach *
246-1070. 2 Tymin appear from
9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. today.
Po Boys Creole Cafe, 725
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *
246-4121. Tom Reese appears
today. Aerial Tribe is in Saturday.
Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 241-7877. The
Boogie Freaks appear today and
Saturday. Ron Perry is in
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
'Martini Bar, 880 A1A IN., Pontp
Vedra Beach 280-2525. Le
Monde Quartet plays Latin
music Tuesdays. The Jason
Anderson Group performs every
Thursday. Jose LeBron and The
LeMonde Quintet perform
Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach 246-
9874. DJs and female imperson-
Brix, Jacksonville Beach.
Charlie Walker plays acoutsic
from 10 p.m. to close every
Sunday. Get Low Blues appear
from 10 p.m. to close every
Tuesday. DJ's spin all weekend.
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 Sunday.
Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940. Pili
Pill plays reggae every Friday
and Saturday. Nathan Holley is
in every Sunday.
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.
Cloud Nine are in today and
Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st Street
North, JPcksonville Beach 241-
3138. Live music this weekend.
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Cloud Nine followed by Jimmy
Solari every Wednesday. Spade
McQuade plays.every Sunday.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.
Nolan Neal is in Monday.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every Tuesday. Reggae
with Pili Pili every Wednesday.
The Wes Cobb Band is in
Thursday. Mystic Dino and the
420 Band are in Sundays.
Giovanni's, 1161 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-7787.
Mary Ann Hawkins plays piano
Thursday. The Amanda Finch
Jazz Quintet performs today.
Pianist Matt Hall appears
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
* 249-9660. Kenhe and Sleepy
every Friday. Mike Shackelford
Band appears Saturdays.
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
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. every
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 per-
forms Fridays and Monday.
Max's Restaurant, 1312 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach 247-
6820. John Evans plays the
Ocean Club, 401. 1st 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 Pill Pill
from 4 to 8 p.m. every Sunday.
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Friday & turday showtime
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Violinist Tom Chiu performs
March 15 at the UNF Fine Arts
THREE MO' TENORS
The tenor trio performs at 7:30
p.m. Saturday at the University
of North Florida Fine Arts
Center at 4567 St. Johns Bluff
Road S., Jacksonville. Tickets
range from $44 to $54. Call
620-2878 for information.
UNF STRING FINALS
The Gerson yessin Conceert
Series continues with young
artists competing in the final
round of UNF string competi-
tion at 7 p.m. Saturday in the
University of North Florida
Fine Arts Center, 4567 St. Johns
Bluff Road, Jacksonville. Call
620-2878 for information.
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
performs traditional New
orleans jazz, blues, swing and
spirituals at 8 p.m. today at The
Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth
Street, Jacksonvillle. Tickets are
$32.50 and $37.50. Call 355-
The experimental jazz trio per-
forms at 9 p.m. today at
Freebird Live, 200 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tickets are $25. Call 249-BIRD
The ultimate folk singer per-
forms with Sam Pacetti at 8:30
p.m. today at Cafe Eleven, 501
A1A in St. Augustine.
Admission is $18. Call 460-
9311 for information.
TOOTS & THE MAY-
The Kingston, Jamaica reggae
outfit with guests Tea Leaf
Green perform at 9 p.m. Saturday
at Freebird Live, 200 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tickets are $20 in advnace, $25
at the door. Call 249-BIRD for
THE BEACH BOYS
The 60's California surf icons.
with original member Mike
Love perform at 8 p.m.
Saturday at The Florida Theatre,
Art and Music showcase on Saturday
by LIZA MITCHELL
Music and art will collide to
create a multidimensional
canvas of sight and sound
Saturday at two nightspots in
Vestal's On The Rocks Art
and Music Showcase will fea-
ture the work of 87 artists in
multiple mediums ranging
from oils to pencil and pho-
tography to junk art.
Art will be displayed in nine
different rooms from 2 p.m.
to 2 a.m. at The Ocean Club
and 'he Atlantic at 300 1st
Admission is $5 for ages 21
and up, $8 for under 21 from
2 a.m. to 10 p.m. only.
OrganizerJoe Van Dyke said
he held two previous shows at
the Seawalk Hotel to give
local artists a place to show
The Jacksonville Beach Art
and Music Celebration and
last year's Jacksonville Beach
Dark Art celebration held on
Halloween both drew impres-
sive crowds, he said.
"The last two were awe-
some. This will be the best
yet," Van Dyke said. "It's got-
ten bigger and bigger each
So big, he said, that he was
approached by the L.A. based
watch company Vestal about
becoming the event's title
sponsor after they participat-
ed in the Halloween show last
The event also provides a
stage for local bands to reach
new audiences and establish
synergy between the audio
and visual fields.
Music will be provided by
10 local bands as well as DJs
spinning at both locations.
Christina Wagner, Shadow
Agency, Sensei, Kings of Hell,
A Slight Breeze, Aloke, The
Uprise, John Earl, Chinese
Horses and Devereaux.
Van Dyke, who is an artist
as well as a member of
Shadow Agency, said the
event is designed to open
doors for the artists and reach
"It gives artists the opportu-
nity to start displaying their
work that haven't been given
the chance," he said.
128 E. Fosyth Street,
Jacksonville. Tickets are $50,
$57.50 and $70. Call 355-2787
BAND OF HORSES
The Sub Pop Records indie
rockers perform at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday at Cafe Eleven, 501
A1A in St. Augustine. Tickets
are $10. Call 460-9311 for
The bearded classic rockers per-
form at 8 p.m. Tuesday at The
Florida Theatre, 128 E. Fosyth
Street, Jacksonville. Tickets are
$$75 and $100. Call 355-2787
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Crossword puzzle answers are located in the Classified section
1 Shopper's destination
5 Wading bird
10 Main character
15 New Zealand natives
17 Sweet cocktail
20 Song about a marriage
proposal + 2
23 Card game
26 Late premier
28 Feminine suffix
29 Ending for Keats or
31 Avian abode
34 Literary initials
36 Hang limply
39 End of each "Old
41 Song about a parade + 6
48 Be resurrected
49 Links fellow
50 Theater part
61 Nav. transport
63 Elder, for one
72 Antibody stimulator
75 Bank accts.
82 DVD player's forerunner
84 Clementine's dad &
86 Voice range
87 Type of boat
88 Black-and-yellow bird
91 Song about a sweetheart
97 Word of disgust
102 Barn topper
104 "... gave proof
through the night..."
107 White fish
110 _, Italy
117 man; unanimously
119 Nonspecific one
120 Song about a missing
girlfriend + 5
125 High-spirited animals
127 Train supports
128 Uno y uno y uno
.129 Singer Helen
130 Fern. title
1 Principal conduits
2 Band of sparks
3 up; hoards
5 Scottish uncle
6 Chats on and on
8 Norwegian explorer
10 Health care plan: abbr.
11 Location of the pinna
13 Oklahoma Indian
14 Baseball stats.
16 Greek portico
18 Cousins' mothers
19 Folks from Limerick
20 Item on a hospital
patient's wrist band
22 Complimentary item
27 Laura Bush _Welch
32 Atl. resort
33 Charged particle
35 Hot time for Pierre
38 "Jesus, My Lord, My
40 In _; agitated
42 Eye part
44 ...FDR, DDE...
45 9/30 follower: abbr.
46 Money hoarder
47 Park, Colorado
52 Eur. nation
53 Uncertain sounds
55 Gallbladder contents
56 Brother of Peter the Great
57 Boxer, for one: abbr.
59 Stock market term
64 Delta's follower
66 Very long periods
67 Intolerant ones
68 Nixon's running mate
69 Plant tendrils
71 Unrefined substance
72 Super Bowl rival,
73 Teachers' group: abbr.
76 Soap plant
78 Lioness in "Born Free"
79 80 Down part
83 Live together
85 Ariz.'s neighbor
86 Bit of residue
89 Aligned with no pol.
93 Nat. Security Act agcy.
94 Tempted one
95 Longs for
96 Under a roof
97 Hit hard
98 Mine entrances
99 Landlord's sign
105 Gets moldy
107 Greenhouse lily
111 Dill herb
114 Lacquered metalware
115 out; endured
118 In the distance
121 "_ to Billy Joe"
122 WWII agcy.
123 Suffix for stitch or
124 Harness part
F lriday, March 9
Annual Golf Tournament:
The Christ Episcopal Church
Foundation holds its 23rd
annual golf tournament, spon-
sored by SunTrust Bank, at the
Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. Tee
time for the event, whose.entry
fee is $150, is 1 p.m. Proceeds
will benefit the Christ Episcopal
Church Charitable Foundation,
which supports charitable
organizations in the Beaches
STo learn more about the foun-
dation or for questions regard-
iig the golf tournament, call
executive director Stacy Nash at
285-7390, ext. 235.
Fleet Reserve: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach,
holds a Steamed Clams dinner
($8 donation) from 5 p.m. to 8
p.m. March 9, Ladies Auxiliary
Steak ($10 donation) or Fish
Dinner ($8 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 16, and
Fish Fry ($10 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 23. The
Ladies Auxiliary holds a prime
rib dinner ($10 donation) from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 31.
Saturday.activities are Music by
Doug March 3 and March 17
and by Fuzzy March 10 and
March 24; all four evenings,
from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., include
karoake. There will be a blood
drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 13 that offers a free steak
dinner and drink of choice to all
donors. The public is invited
and take-out orders are wel-
come. For information, call 246-
Free Tax Filing Help: Each
Friday through April 13, the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center, in cooperation with
AARP Tax-Aide, offers free tax-
filing help for taxpayers with
middle and low income. Special
attention is offered for those 60
and older. Service is provided on
a first-come, first-served basis.
No appointments can be made.
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center is at 2004 Forest
Avenue. For information, call
Lions Seafood and Music
Festival: The 26th annual Lions
Seafood and Music Festival Arts
and Crafts Show runs March 9-
11 at Francis Field on West
Castillo Drive in St. Augustine.
Hours are 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday. The cost of admission is
$1 for ages 16 and up. All pro-
ceeds benefit Lions Club
Charities. For information, call
904-825-0850 or visit
Friends of Washington
Oaks: The Friends of
Washington Oaks hold their
second Saturday Plant Sale from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Choices
include four leaf clovers, roses,
native plants, staghorn ferns
and other varieties. All proceeds
benefit the park for enhance-
ment of current and new facili-
ties. Regular entrance fees apply
during the sale. For informa-
tion, contact Cristy Leonard at
386-446-6783 or email
/ Healthy Back: If your back
bothers you, then Healthy Back
Yoga might be the answer.
Healthy Back Yoga is offered
from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. March
10 at Let's Dance Studio, 246
Solano Road, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Classes are designed to
teach participants how to keep
their back healthy or return
their back to health. No prior
yoga experience is required, but
pre-registration is. Call Joan
Ryan at 280-4628 or e-mail
Tween and Teen Art
Contest: Submissions are due
March 10 for the Tween and
Teen Art Contest at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library,
101 Library Blvd. All local youth
artists ages 9 to 17 are invited to
enter the contest. All mediums
are welcomed, but submissions
must be based on the artist's
favorite novel or literary charac-
ter. There are no size restric-
tions, but the artist must be able
to carry the piece unaided into
the library. A winner from each
of three age groups, 9-11, 12-14
and 15-17, will earn a prize.
Entries will be on display at an
art show at the library March
20, when the winners will be
.announced. Entry forms are
available at the library. For
information, call 273-0495.
Sunday, March 11
Knighting Ceremony: Several
St. Augustine citizens are
knighted by Queen Mariana at 7
p.m. in recognition of their
service in preserving St.
Augustine's history. The cere-
mony takes place in the Plaza de
la Constitucion. Admission is
free. For information, call 904-
Letting Go: Letting Go, a day
course on moving beyond
anger, hurt, fear and loss, will be
taught from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at Cobalt Moon Center, 217
First St., Neptune Beach, by
Carol Lutker, Buddhist teacher
from Drolma Meditation
Center. Lutker shows attendees
how to free themselves from
negative mind states and enjoy
peace and freedom. Everyone is
welcome for a $30 donation;
the donation is $15 for students
and those on limited income.'
Call 386-793-3013 to register.
Association: The Beaches
Business Association holds its
next meeting at 12 p.m. at
Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
Guest speaker is Dale Carson,
who is running for Sheriff of
Duval County. Use 15th'Street
South or 12th Street South to
Shetter Avenue to get to South
Paranormal Meeting: Spirits,
angels, ghosts, hauntings, how
to protect oneself from negative
energy, family curses and prepa-
ration to take for ghost investi-
gations will be among the sub-
jects discussed from 7:15 p.m.
to 8:45 p.m. in the PGA Tour
Room of the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. The free event,
hosted by New Earth
Lightworkers, is open to para-
normal believers and all those
interested in the supernatural.
For information, call 742-9048.
*Yu-Gi-Oh Duel: The Books-A-Millions at 738 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, and
9400 Atlantic Blvd., near Regency, offer the official Yu-Oi-Oh League every Saturday. Competition
is held at 11 a.m. for players 10 and younger, 2 p.m. for players 11 and above. Call the Marsh
Landing store at 273-8055 and the Regency store at 805-0004 for information.
*Pre-School Storytime is offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. For information, call 273-8055
(Marsh Landing store) and 805-0004 (Regency).
SCOOBY DOO AT ADVENTURE LANDING
*Dog Lovers Day with Scooby Doo will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 at Adventure
Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach. This free event will create awareness of the over-
population-of-pets problem and provide permanent homes for homeless pets through a Dog
Breakfast with Scooby Doo begins at 8 a.m., and photo opportunities with Scooby Doo continue
until 1 p.m. "K9s In Flight Frisbee Dog Shows" follows Scooby Doo. All dogs used have been res-
cued from animal shelters.
During the all-day event, Adventure Landing will host a Dog Adoption Fair. Shelters from Duval,
Clay, Nassau and St. 'Johns counties will be represented through the First Coast No More Homeless
Pets non-profit organization, whose mission is to find as many homes as possible and to educate
the public about the importance of spaying and neutering.
For information, visit www.adventurelanding.com or call 904-246-4386.
GOLFING FOR KIDS
*The 15th Annual Club.Managers for Kids Charity Golf Tournament and Casino Night: The
Florida Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America holds Casino Night from 6 p.m. to
1:0 p.m. March 11 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, followed by its charity
golf tournament March 12. The tournament, in which 1985 Players champion Calvin Peete will
play with one foursome, has a 10 a.m. shotgun start. All funds from the two events will benefit
Children's Miracle Network and Special Olympics.
For information, log on to www.cmnjax.com or call Harvey Hodz at 904-273-3731.
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As some of you may be aware,
"ChefJeff" has returned home to
OTilTDSEP T L:es the Twisted Ones. Jeff opened the
Restaurant with us as a dishwasher.
(tJIIN[CO Affb' d He worked.his way through most
Every position here. Jeff decided to
further pursue the culinary arts
and left for the Culinary Institute of America in N.Y., where he
graduated with an AOS degree and is further certified as a level
One Professional Chef from ACE
We are thrilled that Jeff has returned to us and we are
so excited about his "Southern Coastal" inspired culinary
creations. Jeff immediately rehired Sous chef Eric Encinosa, his
friend and colleague with over twenty three years culinary
experience and both Jeff and Eric fully embrace the Twisted
Sisters eclectic menu. Jeff aspires to honor his Tallahassee
heritage through the creation of southern coastal inspired
cuisine and presents many exciting new tapas and entrees. ,
In celebration of Jeff's return andin our continued
good fortune, we hosted a Re-Grand Opening on Wednesday,
March 7, 2007 and welcome you to enjoy our chic new look
Again, thank you for believing in us. See you soon!!
74~ 1266 Beach Blvd.
SJax Beach (Beach Plaza)
March 9, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Weekend 7
Otters, then and what they've become
It's no surprise to any of you
who regularly read this col-
umn, but otters are far and
away my favorite animal on
Earth. I spent decades in inter-
national conservation efforts
for the otters in the world and
put much of my energy into
generating interest for those
four rare otter species in Asia.
Well, these Asian otter conser-
vation efforts are still ongoing,
and my Asian colleagues have
even discovered a fifth species
that we had long thought to be
My international otter work
as chairman of the IUCN
(World Conservation Union)
"Otter Specialist Group" for
years was my profession but
my attachment to the four
individual North American
river otters that I handraised
and kept for educational pur-
poses at Marine World in
California was my soul.
"Albion" and "Delta" were
two North American river
otters orphaned in California,
which I raised under a state
wildlife permit. "Bayou" and
"Cajun came from Louisiana, a
trapping state, and I brought
them back as infants under per-
mit to join them. I raised these
otters on bottles, and coddled
them, and found them secure
housing at Marine World-Africa
USA, where Bucko and I
worked. "My" otters lived out
their lives with us at the zoo.
As it turned out, these four ani-
mals imprinted on people, and
on me in particular. For the
dozen or more years of their
life, I was always "Mom" and
part of their clan.
I could always enter their
enclosures with impunity, and
harness them and take them
for education walks in the park
to explain about their role in
the natural world. Otters are
keystone animals, and indica-
tors of healthy freshwater wet-
lands. That was these otters'
purpose and one of my pri-
mary roles as Education
Director of Marine World to
inform the public about the
importance of wetlands, and
otters and otter-based ecosys-
I could leave for six months
to do my Ph.D. studies on
otters in Malaysia, but whenev-
er I returned, they heard my
voice, and ran to the fence, and
sniffed me, and dissolved into
happy "Hmm, hmm, hmm"
chuckles of greeting. In
moments I was back in their
cage, with my kids clambering
over me, demanding attention.
They loved me indeed their
entire life, and I loved them.
Unfortunately, when they
matured these imprinted otters
began to view other humans as
"otters from a different tribe."
When they began to get territo-
rial, and in the wild would
have scent-marked their habitat
with their scat (feces) chasing
other otters away, they tried to
"mark" their enclosure similar-
ly. Of course, the humans in
their skewed world could not
read these "go-away" signs like
other otters would.
The bloody battles between
my otters and all other people
I could always walk them on
their leashes in front of the
public all around Marine World
but kept them biting distance
away from people. Bucko was
in charge of the sea lion train-
ers and otter keepers (otters are
too free-spirited to be happily
trained) and the otters were
penned in one area, while his
staff cleaned another without
directly contacting them.
We learned from the otters'
Great Escape when they
attacked the early-morning
landscape crew causing 30 or.
more deep crushing bite
MARINE WORLD-AFRICA USA ARCHIVES
Walking four otters on leashes is not an easy feat, even for our intrepid columnist.
and make your weekend spectacular
Continued from B-1
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday
at the museum, 333 N. Laura
St., Jacksonville. The event
features barbeque, wings and
an assortment of sides, com-
pliments of Sticky Fingers.
Beer and wine also will be
available, as will dancing to
music spun by DJ Harmony.
Refer a friend for MOCA
membership and receive six
chances to win prizes, includ-
ing a 42-inch plasma screen
TV. Memberships start at $30.
For information, call the
MOCA membership depart-
ment at 366-6911, ext. 225.
Scooby Doo at Adventure
Dog Lovers Day with
Scooby Doo will be held from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at
Adventure Landing, 1944
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach. This free event will
create awareness of the over-
and provide permanent
homes for homeless pets.
Breakfast with Scooby Doo
begins at 8 a.m. Photo oppor-
tunities with Scooby Doo
continue until 1 p.m. The
nationally recognized "K9's
In Flight Frisbee Dog Shows"
follows Scooby Doo. There
will be three shows, and all
dogs used have been rescued
from animal shelters.
During the all-day event,
Adventure Landing will host
a Dog Adoption Fair. Shelters'
from Duval, Clay, Nassau and
St. Johns counties will be rep-
resented through the First
Coast No More Homeless Pets
(FCNMHP) non-profit organi-
zation, whose mission is to
find as many homes for pets
as possible and to educate
the public about the impor-
tance of spaying and neuter-
For information, visit
or call 904-246-4386.
A Menorcan heritage cele-
bration, hosted by the
Menorcan Cultural Society,
takes place from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Saturday at the Llambias
House, 31 St. Francis St.,
across from the Oldest House
Complex in St. Augustine.
Admission is free. For infor-
mation, call 904-826-3388.
Gold Rush Casino Royale
The Golden Panther
Booster Club's annual Nease
athletics fundraiser, this year
the Golden Rush Casino
Royale, will be held from
6:30,p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday
at Plantation Country Club
in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets
for the event are $50 per per-
son. The registration website
There also are sponsorship
opportunities at www.nease-
nsorship.pdf. Anyone with
auction items to donate
should contact Karen
Overleese at koverleese@bell-
south.net. For information,
go to www.neaseboosters.org.
Two writers at Bookmark
Florida mystery writers Bob
Morris and Christine Kling
will be at The Bookmark, 299
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
at 7 p.m. Saturday to read
from and sign copies of their
new books. Morris' book is
"Bermuda Schwartz," Kling's
is "Wrecker's Key."
Morris has been a colum-
nist for the Orlando Sentinel
and Fort Myers News Press
and has served as editor of
several travel magazines. He's
the author of the 2005 Edgar
"Bahamarama." Kling's early
books include "Cross
Current," "Surface Tension"
and "Bitter End."
For information, call The
Bookmark at 241-9026.
Transforming Power of
More than 200 voices from
five community choruses
join forces at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday at Deermeadows
Baptist Church, 9780
Baymeadows Road, for the
first citywide community
choral festival. Participating
in the event, and their direc-
tors, are the Don Thompson
Chorale (Michael Dell),
Chorus (Darren Dailey),
Chorale (Dr. Mark Stallings),
North Florida Women's
Chorale (Dr. Ted Mathews)
and Orange Park Chorale (Dr.
Carole Clifford). The concert
is free and open to the pub-
lic. Donations will be accept-
Art and Music Appreciation
Three different Monday
presentations, the first of
which begins March 12 at the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach, bring art and
music experts to Ponte Vedra
to explore links between the
visual arts.and music. Each
lecture concludes with a per-
formance by Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra musi-
The first presentation, on
"Beethoven, The Heroic
Heart," runs consecutive
Monday March 12 to March
26. Next up, April 2 to April
16, is "The Romantics, The
Soul Revealed," followed by
"The Modern Era," April 23
to May 14.
The cost of the Monday
series, for either CCPVB or
BRASS members, is $100 or
$10 per lecture. For non-
members, the series' cost is
$150 or $15 per lecture.
Mystery Writer at
mystery writer James W. Hall
will be at The Bookmark, 299
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, at 7 p.m. March 13 to
read from and sign copies of
his new book "Magic City."
Hall is the author of numer-
ous mysteries, including
"Rough Draft," "Forests of
wounds on the two weakest
landscapers the two unable to
climb trees to escape the angry
pack. Unbeknownst to the gar-
deners, the otters had scent-
marked the area with their
Keep Away signs, and the peo-
.ple failed to heed them. When
I got there to recapture them,
the four otters clambered
around me, happy at defending
their territory and chuckling
excitedly "Hmm, Hmm, Hmm,
Mom, we got them, we chased
them away for good!" I carried
them back to their pen, then
faced the music.
My otters were imprinted on
humans but wild North
American otters are not and
they pose no danger to people.
In natural environments, like
the remaining few freshwater
patches of the "Wild Heart of
Amrelia," otters are always a
pleasure to watch for those for-
tunate enough to see them.
Just a few weeks ago river
otters were seen mating in the
south end of the Egans Creek
Greenway. And most everyone
with a retention pond with any
habitat left sees the "Three
Stooges," a resident trio that
still manages to roam up and
down the island.
Otters, like bobcats and most
other large mammals, need to
travel widely to find mates and
seasonal food sources. The
remaining freshwater habitat of
the Greenway provides a
wildlife corridor for them, with
cover and fresh drinking water.
This Wild Heart of Amelia is
key to their survival on our
As long as the saltwater
intrusion is stopped and fresh-
water habitat is restored along
the south end of the Greenway
just maybe it is possible to keep
otters in our world. At least, it's
worth a try.
Pat Foster-Turley is a Ph.D.
zoologist and an international
biodiversity specialist. Contact her
atpatand email@example.com with
nature questions and observations.
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and "Red Sky at Night." This
is his 14th novel. For infor-
mation, call 241-9026.
Atlantic Beach offers "Wild
Wonders," a presentation
that starts at 11 a.m. and is
held either at Dutton Island
or Tideviews through May
26. The featured "Warm
Fuzzies" program involves
small mammals and reptiles
that'help educate the public.
The continuing schedule of
shows is March 17 at
Tideviews; March 31, Dutton
Island; April 14, Tideviews;
April 28, Dutton Island; Mgy
12, Tideviews; and May 26,
Dutton Island. For informa-
tion, call 247-5828.
Riley Lee plays Shakuhachi
Flute at 7:30 p.m. March 17
in the Recital Hall at UNF's
Fine Arts Center. Lee's con-
cert, which is sponsored by
the Cummer Family
Foundation, is free to the
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W ine improves with
age. The older I get,
the better I like it.
Years ago, 1 dated a wine
importer after I graduated
from college. I have few rec-
ollections of this particular
person, but it was then my
love of wine began: All wine
regions have their wonders -
from German and French
wines that were more com-
mon twenty years ago to
today's popular Australian
and prized American wines.
It seems that with each
passing year the interest in
wine grows. Today it's com-
mon to see wine refrigerators
sold at home centers and dis-
count grocers. And, more
people. are drinking wine,
too. According to a CBS
report last year, of the people
who said they drink alcohol,
about 40% of those drank
wine, rising from a low of
27% in 1992 to 40% in 2005.
Fine wine sections can now
be found everywhere from
convenience stores to shop-
ping clubs. So it makes sense.
that wine would also find its
way into homes ranging
from a simple countertop
rack to full-blown wine cel-
lars whose storage can be
tracked with software specifi-
cally designed to manage a
wine inventory. If you have
even a simple interest in
wine, why not make that
interest a part of your home?
SIt helps to know that wine
is finicky. It doesn't like
light and it likes to be cool.
Even vibrations aren't good
for wine. So, a quiet, dark,
KATHRYN WE .T' r:,
cool location is best. Once
you find the spot that's away
from windows, the stove,
and stereo or televisions, you
have a good start on storing
your wine in the conditions
it likes and responds to best.
You should always store wine
on its side so that the cork
stays moist and maintains it
Use what you have
A love of wine can be
translated into your d6cor
and lifestyle easily. Whether
you have a basement that
can be converted to a cellar,
a spare closet or cabinet, or
just a corner of the dining
room, there are many ways
to work wine into your home
that range in price from ten
dollars to tens of thousands
of dollars. If space is limited,
select a small cabinet area for
a nice wine rack to store your
favorite bottles. If you have
generous pantry space, con-
sider adding wine racks here.
Pantries are usually dark,
cool, and quiet, making them
a good choice for wine stor-
If you have a butler's
pantry and no butler, why
not turn this area into a wine
bar? Remove shelves and a
cabinet door to add a wine i :
cooler. If you can spare the
room, fit another cabinet W
with racks. If you have a
small closet, replace the door "
with a wrought iron gate and4
install racks and you have an
instant cellar. Even an
unused formal dining room
can be converted into a
wine-tasting room with the
right decor elements.
If you're interested in cre-
ating a real wine cellar and L ,
are a serious collector of
wines, it's wise to hire an .3
expert who can build the
storage racks and install the
proper cooling system
required to ensure the-wines
are kept at the optimal tem-
Today there are a number
of companies that will come
to your home and design a
cellar that includes a tasting
bar, barrels, refrigeration -
and almost anything an .,T%'
oenophile heart could desire. ..'
Adding a spot to your
home for the collection and
enjoyment of wine couldn't
be easier with all the acces-
sories and d&cor items avail-
able today. Your next home
improvement might need to
be one that will allow you to
savor life by the glass.
.Kathryn Weber is a home
and decorating columnist.
For more information, go to
www.kathryn-weber.com or Photo submitted
email questions to This beautiful wine tasting room could be easily duplicated in a seldom-used dining room or other
Kathryn@kathryn-weber.com space in the home. Wine bars, cellars, and storage rooms are in hot demand as the interest in
by KATE WORTH
Lampshades actually attract
dust as the air around them is
dry and charged with static
from the electricity. Wipe
them off with a fabric soften-
er sheet, not a plain old cloth.
The fabric softener sheet gets
rid of the dust but also pre-
vents static electricity, which
will mean it will be longer
before you have to do this job
again. Regina K.
WAX JOB In order to keep
your refrigerator looking
clean and shiny, tr\ using ai
coat of car wax. Give it a rub-
down with car wax, both,
inside and out. This will help
keep it clean, making spills,
stains and fingerprints easier
to wipe off. Ken B.
PLUMP 'EM UP For an
economical way to make
those sagging cushions look
like new again, save your old
pantyhose and use them as
stuffing. Linda T.
RUN STOPPER Stop a
pantyhose run by dabbing it
with a glue stick. It dries
faster than nail polish and is
l2ear. Erica V.
spend a lot of money on a
food dehydrator when you
can dehydrate food in your
oven. Thinly slice the fruits or
vegetables, place onto cookie
sheets or cake racks and place
into a'200-degree oven. Prop
open the oven door to main-
tain air circulation. Bake veg-
etables from six to 16 hours,
and fruits for 12 to 48 hours.
HOUSE PLANTS When
repotting plants, place a cof-
fee filter in the pot before fill-
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PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful, re-
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4-1/2 blocks to Neptune Bch. Tenant oc-
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FSBO- 608 4th Ave South- SFR,
CB Constr, '1300sf., 1BR/1BA, dining
area, kitchen, 2 Ivg areas, carport. 50x125
lot. Home is sold AS IS. $229K.
DEEP WATER access..Isle of Palms,
3445 Eunice Rd. Pool, boat lift, 3/2.5, re-
modeled kitchen & bathrooms. Move in
ready. $656,000 OBO. (904)703-0254.
PONTE VEDRA Court Townhouse, 2/2.5
1200sf, completely remodeled, new A/C,
FSBO- OPEN House, Sunday, 3/11,
2pm-4pm, Plantation Oaks, 609 Brook-
wood Ct., Ponte Vedra. 5BR/5BA +large
bonus & office, cul-de-sac, hardwood
floors, 3 car gar., on nature preserve.
Unit# 1002 $925,000 MLS#306356 Watson Realty Corp.
Unit# 402 $945,000 MLS#348271 PV Club Realty
Unit# 1104 $1,099,000 MLS#338656 Watson Realty Corp.
rage, attic. 5$338,uu. Steps from parK,
1500sf. w/irrigation and well. Open floor
plan w/vaulted ceiling, fireplace, ceramic/
carpet thru-out. Come pickup a flyer. 1136
18th St. N. or call (904)241-4403.
WATERFRONT, 3BR/2.5BA, pool, dock,
Isle of Palms. 4256 Stacey Ct. Open
House, Saturday and Sunday, lpm-4pm.
SAWGRASS TPC- Oakbridge, 3/2, under
market value, large lot, $289k: 662-5571
TOWNHOUSE, 14TH Ave. So. & 2nd St.,
2 blocks from ocean w/ocean views,
2297sqft; built fall 2005, 3BR/3.5BA, tons
of upgrades. GE profile appliances, sur-
round sound, saturnia tile; discounted
$100K, priced at $590,000. Seller will pay
$5000 closing cost & pay $5000 cash in
decorating allowance at closing. Will coop
at 3%. Call 424-7204.
NEAR GAINESVILLE lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002, $439,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
247-4333 or 710-3111.
Plantation Oaks. 4BR/3.5BA, 2922sf.,
$559,900. Vanguard Realty, Inc. GMAC,
Brandon Buckley, 904-962-7600.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1035 Stocks St., 2/1,
CH&A, cul-de-sac, $135,000, (904)476-
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
new! Many upgrades. $289,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf, 3/2,
like new. $219,900.
SANDALWOOD- Well maintained 3/1.5,
1500sf, sturdy brick home in well estab-
lished area. Detached shed w/ electric, Ig
stone frplc. & much more! $189,900.
SUTTON LAKES- 4/2, eat in kit., separate
dining, great room, Ig master w/ Ig master
HARBOUR SPRINGS- Lg 3/2 w/ scr. pa-
tio on pond. Investors only- currently rent-
ed for one year. $220,000.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, hardwood floors,
new tile in kit. & bath, freshly painted in &
out. Covered patio, top quality Ig above-
ground pool. Tons of upgrades!
221-1711 OR 241-5501
Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave. N. Re-
duced- Large luxury townhomes. Block
from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA, .garage/ yard.
$569K per unit, 'no condo fees. (904)728-
NEPTUNE BEACH, marshfront, 2 story,
4BR/3BA, 1/3 acre, 3600sf. $575K.
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GRAND RESER\ E CONDO
2BR/2BA, off Hodges Blvd.- near JTB- 3rd
floor unit. $161,000.
INVESTOR ALERT PVB!
TWO IBR/ IBA +loft Ponte Vedra Beach
Condos, upgrades including granite & tile
floors, fireplace, custom lighting, private
beach access, tennis, fitness room. 1 unit
currently leased. $189,900 & $195,900.
15TH AVE. S.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West style cottage, 2BR/1.5BA,
adorable with huge great room, private
backyard, great for entertaining, Low
maintenance landscaping. $314,900.
2 LOTS EAST OF A1A-PVB
OffSolano Rd. one has small beach cottage,
been remodeled. Take advantage of golf
views or purchase both for your dream
home... Not many like this! 2BR/2BA beach
cottage, $499,900. Additional lot is
JUST STEPS TO THE OCEAN!
OPEN HOUSE 3ill I-4PM!
3BR, 2BA Home in S Jax Bcacn ra
remodeled kIu'hon and private backyard w/
ilorage nhed' Over 1700sq screened lanai
& more' $689.r0i0'
Jan Shields 853-2003
Kim Fisher 285-6927
Marc Boilley 314-9841
Unit#701 $1,150,000 MLS#279767 Edgewater Companies, Inc. Steve Williams 241-8687
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SA Beverages & Munchies to be served poolside.
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SFor more Info:
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UUE-tN'S HAtIUUUH 5BR/3.5BA Estate
w/spectacular ICW views! Screened-in
pool, jacuzzi, hardwood flooring, ornate
crown moulding, plantation shutters, sur-
round sound, fitness room, balcony, and a
fully equipped gourmet kitchen. $1.374M
LAKEFRONT HOME in Ponte Vedra.
Beautiful 3BR 2BA, 1950sf w/ 12ft vaulted
ceilings. Open floor plan with awesome
view of lake. Must see! $469,000.
ATL BCH HOME $209,900
FSBO. 618-1 Dutton Island Dr. West.,
3BR/1.5BA. New A/C, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appointment
only. Call David (904)247-0665 (home),
ATLANTIC BEACH, 533 Seaspray Ave.,
3BR/2BA, w/garage, tile & wood flooring,
new cabinets, house just painted; walk or
bike to beach and schools; big, fenced
back yard; move in ready, (904)382-7991.
SOUTH OF Fleming Island, 5/3/2, 2180sf,
built 2006, large fenced yard, $264,900,
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT! 2 homes
for sale, a 4BR/3BA, 2-story, recently re-
modeled home on 4 ac w/amazing views
of Amelia Island $379,900 and a 3BR/2BA
DW on a canal with a dock, slip, boatlift
and sunset views for $309,900. Great in-
vestments. See www.BlackHammockls-
land.com for more info. 233-8077 Broker.
ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$219,900. Tim 509-9071.
VILLAGES OF PABLO
Beautiful home, 3/2 w/ 2 car gar., frplc.,
private & very huge backyard. Community
pool, tennis, basketball & fishing. Just mi-
nutes to the beach. $259,000. Bold City
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1866sqft,
brick home, completely remodeled; lot
size 110'x120'; 7 blocks to ocean,
ATLANTIC BEACH $189,900
3BR/1BA, great starter home or invest-
ment; nice lot w/screened porch & fenced
yard, concrete block, 100% finaficing
available. Call 247-9244 or 651-6748.
12301 KERNAN FOREST BLVD 2301
3BR/2BA condo, end unit, concrete
block with attached garage. All appli-
ances plus washer and dryer. Tile in
kitchen, foyer, and master bath. Gated
community includes pool and water park
area. $179,000 MLS 287809
LUXURY TOWN HOME
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 126
Gorgeous/two story condo 2BR/2BA,
features granite countertops, oversized
microwave, and washer/dryer. Fully
equipped clubhouse with tennis and bas-
ketball courts. $194,500 MLS 318903
2107 FAIRWAY VILLAS LN S
Fantastic 2BR/2BA home, with a great
golf course view. Oversized shower and
big storage shed. A steal at the beach.
Very nice home for a very good price.
LOOK NOW! $189,900 MLS 333205
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 2325
Beautiful 2BP/2.5BA two story town
home. Features stainless steel appli-
ances, 42" cabinets, ceramic tile and
Screened porch. Mediterranean style.
Fabulous clubhouse, tennis and basket-
ball courts, fitness center, pool, sauna,
and hot tub. A great buy! $204,900 MLS
5811 ATLANTIC BLVD 125
This 2BR/2.5BA condo riverfront with
marvelous vie:.'- of the river Boat slip
available. Boaier, ar coil hi e minute ,
from downorn~, Close I.:. San Marco.
shopping :ana-h'wrtrii' GrOuJd let%-
condo. A mu-tl .ee' $219.000 MNILS
221 COLIMA ST
2BR/2BA in Ponte Vedra Beach. One
car garage with workshop space. All
stainless steel appliances. Tumbled
stone counter tops in kitchen and bath,
18-inch ceramic tile throughout living
area and porch. American home shield
warranty offered by seller. $223,950
2525 SPOKANE ST E
3BR/2BA on large lot on the marsh,
quiet and serene. Partially remodeled.
New hardwood floors, paint, metal roof,
and carpet. Seller will give an allowance
or deduct monies from the sale price to
remodel kitchen, bathroom, and plumb-
ing. $225,000 MLS 345666
SPACIOUS TOWN HOME!
11039 CASTLEMAIN CR E
Wonderful 3BR/2.5BA town home. De-
sirable Gate Parkway area. Two car ga-
rage. Tile in kitchen, entry, and dining
room. Washer and dryer included. Many
upgrades! $259,900 MLS 340901
COUNTRY LIVING JEWEL!
3318 LANNIE RD
Marvelous 3BR/2BA home with pool.
Wooded lot with large workshop de-
tached. Stone fireplace and greenhouse.
New AC and carpet. Bay windows, fam-
ily room, screened back porch and new
carpet. $274,000 MLS 342534
120 SAND CASTLE WAY
Absolutely stunning 3BR/2.5BA home.
Totally remodeled from top to bottom
with large side yard and paved patio in
back. New maple kitchen, cabinets, and
stainless steel appliances. Built in en-
tertainment cabinet. All new light and
bath fixtures. Fabulous master bath.
$295,900 MLS 314749
625 N 15TH ST
Lovely 3BR/2.5BA two story traditional
home. Cedar shake vinyl siding, covered
front porch, entry foyer, great room and
dining area. All high-end stainless steel
appliances, dishwasher, microwave,
oven and refrigerator. Loft area is de-
signed and wired. $399,900 MLS
ST. JOHNS RIVER CONDO
505 LANCASTER ST 2B
Immaculate 2BR/2BA condo on the St.
Johns River. Well appointed gourmet
kitchen, spacious bedrooms with top of
the line updates in bathroom. 24hr se-
curity and underground parking.
$649,900 MLS 318803
712 SECOND ST
Marvelous 4BR/3.5BA two story home.
Key West Style with great floor plan.
Upgrades throughout. Two master
suites, several porches to enjoy the
ocean breezes, wood floors, high ceil-
ings and cherry tone cabinetry. Only two
blocks from beach! $859,000 MLS
113 RIVER MARSH
Charming 4BR/3.5BA custom home
with beautiful details.throughout. En-
joy the two sided unique floor plan to
the spacious outdoor lanai area as well
as in the family room. Home is like
brand new! $889,000 MLS 335881
Cute 3BR/2BA home sold as is on two
separate building lot. Three houses from
the ocean. Gorgeous remodeled end
unit. Large side yard, paved patio and
Stwo car garage. Wall to wall carpet and
'great room. $1,150,000 MLS 316675
mWasit RealyCorp. RFA1TORfS'
NEPTUNE BEACH, 473 Hopkins St.
3 blocks to ocean, french doors open to
12x28 covered patio, 3BR/1.5BA, updated
kitchen w/smooth-top stove, built-in micro-
wave & dishwasher, large walk-in pantry.
New roof, capet, paint & ceiling fans.
W/D included. $339,000 will co-op.
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 w/ study located East of
A1A. Open floor plan w/ French doors,
leading to in ground pool. Secluded, gated
community. Walk to beach. A must see!
$499,900. Call 273-9809, 610-0583.
MARCH 9, 2007
NEPTUNE BEACH home. Must sell nowl
Freshly painted, 3BR/2BA, 1870sf.
$319,999. Bring offers Vanguard Realty,
Inc. GMAC, Brandon Buckley,
INVESTORS, IF you are interested in a
prime 4 unit rental property in the heart of
the Mayport Waterfront Partnership Rede-
velopment area I am relocating and in the
unfortunate position of being the motivat-
ed seller. Each unit is 2BR/1BA, rents
easily and the building is priced below
market value at $329,900. Must close
byJune 15. Contact Martin Hamm at
(904)280-2728 for details.
Call Rosemary Naughton [ IB
"She KnONS the beaches!" f
OPEN HOUSE Sun. 2-4
Elegant P.V. Home E. of AI A -Reduced!
Exceptionally nice 4/3.5 spacious exec. home, stroll to bch!
Lovely tile upgrades, high ceils, huge GR/Kit, plantation
shutters, close to schools & shopping. Seller ready to welcome
offer! A IA S.from JTB to 509 N.A I A, on left past Solano Rd.
OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-3
Immaculate 3BR gem, 3 yrs new, 4 blks to bch! Fully
tiled down, high ceils, spacious open-plan ideal for
beachy elegance. Granite/s.s kit, windows galore, cool
MBR balcony. 409 12th Ave. S.. near eateries &
JTB! Come. see & buy!
This wonderful 7/5 home is perfect for space loving people.
Rebuilt in 2005, the home is eco friendly, energy eff.,
xeriscaped, cork floors, solar water heater, some cellulose
insul, and much more. Det. garage has a full
guest suite above.
Call Jan Fowler
S9' -!1.i74m i 4JI'M 4t M
Not a condo! No association fees! Your new home awaits
at the beach for $279,900!!! This is a great deal for, an
open floor plan and two car garage in a very
mature neighborhood. MLS # 336018
Shawn Norton, Realtor
Spacous 3BR/2BA on quiet cul-de-sac in Jax Beach
3551 Sanctuary Way South
Jeannine Findley 881-6326 or
Patty Bryant 588-5620
Walter Williams Realty
9 High Quality Brick
Executive Pool Home in
Old Ponte Vedra Beach!
0bd/3ba \/- 4,-400 s p. & sep. living, dining,
family rms Many construction upgrades!
Oversized 2 car garage w/10'x8' workshop area,
& b water softener, security, & central vacuum
svslems Full bnck floors, Berber carpet, wood
floonng. I12'%9*'4' bnckfireplace,hugekitchen
S/.1 pan-res. Conan counters, SS appliances.
I,01li0 plus if master suite %,200 plus s f of closet space, 6' whirlpool tub, 4'x4'
shower, & so much more! 90'x140' lot w/8'x8' storage shed, 64' brick patio, tiki
hut, & big yard! Call owner/agent for appt. $1,175,000.
Ellen Poling -Wright
Prudential Cell: 838-4562
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,, Price $1,895,000 4 Bed 3 bath 1 half bath.
S' "- This magnificent home is a Wm Morgan masterpiece
-'i,& reca the 'Excellence in Design Award' from the
Amer.lnst of Architects in Jax. Home has over 1800
SF of cov. porches. Home is built around a lovely bay
Street The micronesian metal roof design affords
beautiful ocean views, artist's studio, dumb waiter or
elevator, huge 3 car gar & sep entry to full guest suite.
One of the most unique homes in Jax.
Nicely updated home in quaint.
Lakewood with huge yard, cute and .
cozy interior, lots of room for additions, .'- C
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759-8827 (e Network Realty of wnreasin,
241-2417 ext. 209(office) Owned & Operated
From Cotta es tO Castles
EXTRAORDINARY PONTE VEDRA HOME
EAST OF AIA
West Indies-style home close to the beach is the
ultimate in outdoor Florida living! Courtyard entry,
6 BRS/5.5 BA, approx. 4,700 sq. ft., great room
with fireplace, dining room with coffered ceiling,
bonus/game room, and Pella windows, plus almost
2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor living space including
covered lanai, bath, heated salt-water swimming
pool, masonry fireplace, and brick summer kitchen!
MEDITERRANEAN ESTATE PONTE VEDRA
This gorgeous and very private Mediterranean
estate is set on almost two acres in the Guana
within easy walking distance to the beach. It
features three bedrooms, four and one-half
baths, wine room, billiard or game room,
theater, hobby room, a separate cottage with
an additional bedroom and bath, patio with a
pool, summer kitchen, covered lanai and
pergola. This home is awesome! $2,595,000
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BEAUTY IN SO. JAX BEACH
3/2, recently remodeled, great room, up-
graded tile and carpet, Silestone counters,
Plantation shutters, French doors to huge
new deck, large fenced backyard, walk-in
closets, new roof, stone fireplace. Minutes
to JTB. $374,990, (904)333-7811 for ap-
SUNDAY, 3/11, 1PM-3PM
128 Natures Way $685K
Custom 4/3, cul-de-sac, lake
St. Johns Plantation, PVB
A1A to West on 210
RT at St. Johns Plantation
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 3/2, walk to
ocean, newly remodeled, $249,900
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1045 Stocks St., 2/1,
CH&A, cul-de-sac, $135,000, tenant occu-
OPEN HOUSE, 12-3pm, Sat.lSun., 2985
St. John's Blvd., South Jax Beach.
3BR/2.5BA pool home, backyard is park.
Must See! $464K. 270-2073.
FSBO REDUCED 40k before realtor relist-
ing. Neptune Bch., 1020 Penman Rd.
Huge beach lot, .86 acre w/garden rooms.
2590 sq ft. home. large rooms. 4BR/4BA,
sun room, fireplaces, large wood deck,
double garage, w/ workshop, yard well,
Key West Style custom built 2- story in pri-
vate Marsh community. Beautiful stone
front, family room w/gas fireplace, 1st floor
master suite, w/ jacuzzi tub & screened
porch. Tropical landscaping. For private
viewing, please call 247-4442 or 568-
2-story estate home, 3654 sf,
5/3.5, intercom, central vac,
2 surround sound syst, pool
manv nnarades $655000
$799K to 3.2 mil WCI/Costa
Verano Condo pool, sauna,
theater, hot tub, social rm. Best
in ocean front living.
806-A 3rd St. Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Built in 2005 $226,900
MARSHFRONT LOT: .99 acre
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 @
Sanctuany b the Wooes &
Welcome home to this stunning 4 bedroom, 2 bath
home in The Woods. Home includes 16x16 tile in
wet areas, spectacular French doors and double
fireplace. MLS# 347377. $349,900
Call Vanessa Wells at (904) 226-0856
for more information
Secluded Woods, Neptune Beach 2046
Mary E. Brant Loop, 4/2, 2300 sq. ft.
New hardwood floors & interior paint,
2 car garage, nicely landscaped w/irrigation
Big, Big Marshfront Back Yard
MOTIVATED SELLER! $549,000
Call Steve 246-9915
Can happen more often when you live in this 3 bedroom,
concrete block home in north Jax Beach. Casual floor plan
features hardwood floors in living .
areas, screened porch overlooking l
fenced backyard, and even room for I icl
future expansion! $279,000.
Call Kevin Folson
(904) 612-1191 ,
NEAR THE OCEAN!
Charming 3/3 cedar shake home. Beautifully
remodeled in 2002. Steps to the ocean and move
p ain condition. Large fenced
Doris Stein Farber
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely re-
modeled, 6 blocks to beach. Huge corner
lot. $330,000. (904)339-3084.
AMAZING 2BR/2BA Beaches Townhouse/
condo, +garage, vaulted ceilings, loft, bal-
cony, private courtyard, Vanguard Realty,
Inc. GMAC, Brandon Buckley,
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR/2BA, completely remodeled, new 30
year roof, new maple cabinets, travertine
stone floor, Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing costs.
PVB PLAYERS Club, patio home. Seller
pays 3% down & $3000 closing costs, 2/2,
enclosed porch, W/D, below market, won't
last. $269,900, Christina 710-8418.
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oceanfront 5BR. 4.5BA, 4725sf. Office, on private culdesac, lush landscaping, fenced
formal LR/DR, tile, wood floors, pool and spa, yard, sprinkler, open kitchen with breakfast
screened lanai, hot tub, and private beach.. bar, formal dining, designer molding, pool/
$2.75M tennis. $319K
www.l3778bromley.com-5BR/4BA pool www.l09colmombardcom-Adorable 3BR,
home on the 14th fairway in Queens Harbour. 2BA on premium culdesac lakefront lot in
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fireplace, bonus room, 3 car garage is H/C. $328K
$775K www.15024thave.com-Updated4BR, 2BAin
Jax Bch on .27 acres. Wood floors, new paint,
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block, lakefront 4BR, 3BA on culdesac in screened porch, shed, hot tub/deck. Walk to
PVB. Formal DR, chef's kitchen, built-ins, ocean! Reduced to $320K
lanai, screened porch, courtyard 2.5 car gar, www.2952summerwind.com-Beautiful
2824sf, workshop, storage. $685K 3BR, 2BA with tile, Pergo and wood floors,
www.802providence.com-New 3BR, 2.5BA family room with double sided fireplace,
end unit townhome in Queens Harbour. Tile screen porch and deck all on wooded,
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen with granite conservation lot with lake views and room for
counters, tile roof, 3 car garage and balcony, a pool. $299,000
$655K www.820pissaro.com-Lakefront nearly new
www.365sawmill.com-Lakefront 5BR, 5BA 3BR, 2.5BA with loft, open patio, spacious
on culdesac in PVB. Screened pool/spa, lanai, kitchen with breakfast bar, formal LR/DR,
bonus room, in-law suite, wood, tile floors, oversized laundry, over $40k in upgrades!
corian counters, formal LR/DR, 3 car garage, Reduced to $299,900
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S in a Beach with loft, formaLD with breakfast bar, screened porch, fireplace,
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new carpet and paint, tile floors, screen fenced yard on conservation lot. $219K
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Atlantic Beach -
Seaside Gated Community Luxury HOMEI
Magnificent custom home with state-of-the-
art 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. $1,395,000
Roof Top Ocean Views 1/2 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 $1,199,000
New Home in Atlantic Beach- 3 Blocks to the
Ocean Priced 100,000 +Below Appraised
Value, Price Includes Furnishing
3-story w/elevator, 6bdrms, 3ba, 4200sq ft,
office, high ceilings, rm for a pool. Lot size:
85x142. Maintenance free: concrete block
& stucco on 1st level, frame & vinyl shake
on 2nd & 3rd levels. $1,090,000
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. $1,075,000
IC WEST- near Mayo Clinic, 3/2/2,
1750+sf. Remodeled. $269.900 OBO. In-
dependent Brokers and Associates, Inc.
(904)247-4333. or (904)710-3111.
JAX BEACH, 3/1.5, wood floors, move-in
ready. Handy-man special. Large lot. TDO
Management (904)246-1125 or (904)
Marvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
Vacant lot. 52 1/2 x 105'. Call Joe Floyd, 219-7638 for details. $100,000
www.marvin-group.com click on link to property of the week to view photos
3/2 near ocean, open floor plan, cul-de-sac, 2 car garage, security system, beautifully
landscaped with irrigation system, termite bond, built 2001. $329,900
JACKSONVILLE BEACH VISTA DEL MAR
1/1 Oceanfront Condo Furnished 3rd floor facing the courtyard. Pool, clubhouse. $299,900
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $250,000
1647 Bermuda Road Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house. 940sq' on .14 acres. Near Intracoastal and million & condos. $175,000
DAYTONA SHORES OCEAN VILLAS
Luxury Oceanfront Condo. 2136sq',2/2.5 plus den. 436sq' deck, Intracoastal & oceanview. $881,100
Residential/commercial. 1626sq' in 3 buildings business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean. $799,000
PONTE VEDRA THE FOUNTAINS
2/2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $196,900
JACKSONVILLE SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 house, 1896sq'. Fenced back yard. Lawn maintenance included.
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Call Rosemary Nauglhton
904-568-1523 | .
"She KnOWS the beaches!'
Beautifully remodeled 4/3. casual, classy bch living.
Huge windows frame nature views. 115'x185' lot.
spacious GR/Kit., exquisite finishes. Easy stroll to bch.
Selva Marina. $895,000
CALLING ALL BEACH-LOVERS!
"'One-of-a-kind" 3/2. 3 blks to ocean. 85' x135' lot
works for expansions or pool! Wd. floors, cool NMex.
tiled den, spacious eat-in kit, sits among million $$
homes! Such options! $684.000.
SELLER FINANCE ASSISTANCE.- Call for Details!
Stunning 3BR plus Sturdy cone. blk. bungalow. 1 blk.
W. of 3rd. 72 x125' lot, options to enlarge! New tile.
windows, custom kit/bath, everything! Ideal starter/
right-sizer home. A gem! $449.00.
S. JAX. BEACH
"HEAR THE WAVES" TOWNHOME
Sunn\ 2/2.5 hideaway. 1.5 blks to sand! Comfortable
plan--lBR/up. 1/down. F-place. priv. deck. tropical
bkyard. Indoor Util Rm, big storage. 2-carport. All
appliances, no fees! $354.000
HOSPITAIBLE 2-STORY NEAR OCEAN
Life is good at the beach! Comfortable 3/3 plus Bonus/
Office just 4 quick blks to sandy dunes! Handsome
\%d. firs. peaceful bkyard, easy walk to upscale
shopping & elem.school. $410.000
BEAUTY AT THE BEACH!
Lovely 3BR 2.5BA townhome. 4 easy blks to ocean.
crisp & like new! Full tile down. generous 2200 sq.ft.
granite/s.s. kit.. quiet setting on parkway. Great shops
& eateries nearby! $423.000
"OCEANS EDGE" BEACHSIDE
New luxurious tropical 3/2 condo home, ultimate in
bch. elegance. Granite/tile upgrades, crown molding.
open plan. Elite comm. pool, gym, club house at S.
Bch's newest secret! $499.000
BEST VALUE... E. OF AIA
Beautiful 4/3.5 home. lvly. dramatic foyer, generous
GR/Kit. w/ wd. & tile floors. \ol. ceilings, priv. BR/
BA down. elegant M.Suite up. Custom plantation
shutters. Easy walk to bch. $550,000.
IT'S ALMOST SUMMER!
Peaceful 2/2waterfront "Summer House" condo, pretty
lake & pool views on quiet cul-de-sac. Newly
remodeled w/ granite, tile, f-place, screened lanai. Priv.
bch. access. Sweet! $309,000
Great Investment Opportunity -
East of 3rd Street
Quadraplex with 4 easy to rent Studio
Apartments. Only steps to the ocean!
Offered at $639,000
SInvestment Property Multi-family I" St.
Awesome unobstructed ocean views.
West side of 1st Street, multi-family, 2
bldgs, corner lot 62.5x85, updated over
last 3 yrs $995,000
The Best Buy on the Ocean
in Jax Beach!
Completely Remodeled w/the finest
finishes. OCEANFRONT SOUTH END
CORNER w/wrap around porches! 3
bdrm/2ba, custom cabinets, granite &
much, much more!!! Furnishings optional.
Beach Place Featuring Roof Top Terrace
with Swim Spa
Fir Plans 1665 to 1700SF- All impeccably
designed 3Bdrm/2Ba w/Large Balcony,
Garage Parking & Roof Top Terrace
featuring Swim Spa, Summer Kitchen &
ocean Views. 8 Homes Ranging from
$599,000-$629,900 Corner 13th Ave. S
& 2nd St. S.
Almost New Townhome- South Jax Bch.-
Walking Distance to Bch.
2 stry- 3bdrm, 2.5ba, 1900sqft, town
home in S.Jax Beach, tile and Hardwood
floors, granite counters in kitchen &
baths. SS appliances, with Privacy fence,
Priced to Sell $389,900
Top Producer 571-9821
60 Ocean Blvd. Suite 3, Atlantic Beach
(Yian gelda -bradIley
Room to Expand Old Atlantic Beach
1 Story Concrete block on oversized lot
(66x125). 3Bdrm/2BA 1774 SF. Plenty of
room to expand or build new. Priced at
$675,000 Current setbacks allow for 4000 plus
Below Appraised Value! Total Remodel in
Old Atlantic Beach
2005 Complete 2 story remodel 3Bdrm down
plus master suite & office up. Features
tumbled marble in kitchen & stainless
appliances, hardwd firs & more. 3 blocks to
ocean. Oversized corner lot (70x108) Priced
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
Raw Vacant Land Available -
W. Atlantic Bch.
Parcel size 150 x 630 Can subdivide into
9-12 residential lots Duval County. $429,000.
West Atlantic Beach Bungalow
Awesome Investment $204,000
3 bdrm 2 ba, 1-story, new red oak floors
throughout, new roof, approx. 1300 SF, lot size
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.
Top floor home
wscreened lanai, new
paint, new berber in
bedroom, tile in living,
dining & kitchen! Lots
of storage, washer & dryer & a
I-car garage! Awesome amenities.
For automated info: (904)425-2454 (code 5029)
or Call Tom Gibbon 566-6501.
1300 Jacksonville Dr. 3916 Grande Blvd. *
A Commute You Can Live With... (right off JTB) in a
neighborhood setting w/no cdd fees or restrictions in one of these
large, beautiful executive homes. Room for children,
hobbies and entertaining in these amazingly
efficient 5 bed/4 bath or 4 bed/3.5 bath homes.
Reduced to $639,000.
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 ha 0 P I
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ICW, BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 1800sf. ent. ATLANTIC BEACH. Great investment,
to Jax G & CC. See visual tour @ tenant occupied. 3BR/1.5BA; Completely
S. ,tl lu I-r :ll, .:.mr & click on Jax remodeled, carport., $200,000. (904)339-
8 1.-... .a811-0430. 3084.
'hlhi, beautiful Sawmill Lakes home offer- it all! 3/2
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to hear more information
on this incredible home!
AMAZING OCEAN DEW! INIACOASTAL WAIER ONT CONDO
MLS 339381 New construction! Elegant
MLS#3441990ceantront with panoramic 3BR/3.5BA plus study on top floor, 3rd, 2800 SE
views irom living room,, master suite & elevator, screened porch, garage, all the amenities
expansive balcony. Eighth floor. Storage & you could want, in a gated marina community & a
ul. $699,9) 241-2417 60' boat slip is also available. $885.000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT DELIM T! EXCLUSIVE SWIFT CREEK
MLS# 339434 Outstanding 2 BR/2BA, MI.-S 254366 5BR/4BA, 7800 SF FR w/gas FRP
Pelican Point. New stainless steel apple, playroom,.study, billiard/media & exercises, den,
-ranite counters, tile, carpet, and HVAC. wood & travestine firs, Ig scrd lanai, htd pool/spa,
Covered guarge space & storage unit. W/D fullsummer kitchen, 1.35 acres, endless marsh views
& boat slip available. $2,790,000 285-1800
incl. $619,000 241-2417 ATLANTIIC BEACH
MEWER TOWIHNIOE MIS-266717 Exquisite custom Bryan Lendry 3BR/
11 .S# 318386 7 block to ocean, 3/2.5 3BAhome,charmingMeditemcane style, gourmet
kitchen w/gas stove, FR & master suite
located on corer lot, attached garage, over w/FPs courtyard summerkitchen & rooftopbalcony
1600 SF, 9ft ceilings. $359,000 241-2417 for ocean views. $1,395,000 285-1800
ATIANnIC BCH IWNIMS NEPTUNE BEACH DUPLEX
'MLS# 293201 2 townhomes, 4/4, 3296 MIS# 333834 Only 2 blocks to the ocean! Both
sft each. New construction,elev, renovated in 2006 each units has 3BR/3BA + FP.
qt each ew c ton, ele 2carwood deck on st balcony on 2d, detached -car
2 blocks to ocean! $895,000 241-2417 & I-car garages, for units. Great opportunity for
REAL BEAICHSWSIE! investment or family compound. $729,000
MLS# 318702 3/1 on corer. Original PONI VED A
hardwood floors, fenced yard and two car LuOiT & BRIGHT HOME REDUCED!
garage. Close to shops, restaurants & ocean. MIS3 335137 Well kept 4BR/2BA + loft offers a
$339,000 241-2417 formal LR & DR, FR w/FP & built-in bookshelves,
scrnd lanai w/private treed backyard. Great
CHAlRlNG BEACH HOMEl community amenities including 2 pools, fitness cntr,
1554 SE Updated kit, oak floors, 70 x 130 TIE PALMS @ MARSH lANDING
lot.Room forexpansion.Walktotheocean! MLS- 343506 Lovely IBR/IBA condo w/lovely
lake & fountain views, all kitchen appliances convey
$517,000 241-2417 including the washer & dryer & the unit is partially
CLOSE TO INE BEACIH furnished. Community amenities include pool, tennis
MLS# 339138 Enjoy living 5 blocks from courts, exercise room & more! $154,900 285-1800
beach in this 4BR/2BA pool home. Nice SAN MARCO PLACE
beachside neighborhood on quiet street. M lS 343423 Fabulous 12th fr 2B BA
beachside neighborhood additional $13,000 in upgrades, great views of St.
$320,000 241-2417 Johns River & Jax Skyline from all units, gated &
VACANT lAND secured w/pool, spa, tennis courts, state-of-the-art
MLS# 333601 South Jax Beach lot and a fitness cntr, saunas, billiard & social rms. Agent
1/2 with ocean views. Comer lot one block owned. $425,000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT PONTE VEDRA BLVD
to the beach. $749,000 241-2417 MS, 26659 Timeless 4BR/4BA home on 158'
DAYIS SHORESLOT oceanfront lot, waiting to be restored to its former
MLS#319570Buildyourhomeonthis50 crcharm. It features a sunroom, guest apartment w/
BR, sitting rm & BA, new concrete tile roof, fabulous
x 111 lot, steps from the Conch House in St. oceanviews&6/10mileto5-starPV Inn.$5,800,000
Augustine. $249,000 241-2417 285-1800
ICW niRN IS D IOHME MARSH LANDING NEW PRICE!
S N H te MIS- 291847 On Spring-fed lake w/views of 13th
MLS# 353894 Well kept 3/2 in Hunters tee beyond./Collier 4BR/4BA + bonus, over 3500
Green. Large fenced yard. Available SF, flexible floor plan, master suite & 2BRs on Ist,
furnished. $239,000 241-2417 plenty of air-conditioned storage, screened & heated
pool/spa, & private backyard. $899,000 285-1800
SECLUDED WAIERFRON EAST OF AIA IN PONTE VEDRA BEACH
MLS#3553363/21arge familvy/dininon m -MIS 344596.Loaded w/chann & rebuilt in 2002I
.....a t.~ a r .- h ,int from foundai&6rn' 3'-concretl 'block walls, this,
combo, tile screened porh, deck, freslaat' fdoa
combo, lsreenelporch dck.Ish t5BR/3BA, 3772 SE offers a resurfaced & retiled
& fruit trees. $240,900 241-2417 pool, granite counters, tile firs, new carpet, paint, FR
COrTAGEATJAX BEAC w/FP,2 car garage & more. $998,000 285-1800
MLS#3484493bedroom2bathhomewith CESANFRONT CONDO
separate living and family room, wood ML S A2o S BEE.,,H stfloorunitSE
IIJS sh0404 E '.- 7um 1--*ji c... .mI Ist floor unit, SE
floors, & Florida room. Stylishly updated, comerofTheHallmark,resort-stylelivingatitsfinest,
garden is lush. $309,000 241-2417 walk down private steps to lawn, pool & beach! 4BR/
GREAT VE SW~ M 4BA, 9' ceilings, new granite counters, wood firs +
AT EBEAClE! new paint. $1,650,000 285-1800
MLS# 350852 2/1 w/fresh paint, new iARBOUR ISLAND ESTATE
washer/dryer & appliances. Move-inready. MLS# 281048 Magnificent Marsh Landing
Includes fireplace, pool, clubhouse & Mediterranean-styleon2woodedacres, 180'onICW,
playground. Great location minutes from 40'boatslipinyachbasin,6BR/7.5BA,2-stylibrary
Naval Station, beaches, Hanna Park and /spiral staircase, theatre, guest cabana, send lanai
pool/spa, summer kitchen & FP $5,950,000
more. $95,000 241-2417 285-1800
Independently owned and operated
I Beach Living at It's Best!
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4PM
Is the beach calling you back?- 2BR/2BA condo
is only 1/2 block to ocean w/pool. Renovated kitchen &
baths, FP, peek of ocean from bedroom. $294,900
901 Ocean Blvd., #20, Atlantic Beach.
Directions: Atlantic Blvd. east to light at Ocean Blvd.
(by Sea Turtle Inn), left on Ocean, thru 3 stop signs to
condos on right, to #20.
Want to create your own thing?- 50'x120'
cul-de-sac lot in south Jax Beach with utilities to lot.
Near new park, water view, trees, easy access to JTB,
short bike ride to beach, shopping & dining. $275,000
Need quiet relaxation?- 3BR/2BA JB condo
w/garage. Large scr. balcony overlooking woods &
water. All appliances incl. washer/dryer, gated.
Clubhouse w/pool, fitness center, boat/RV parking.
EAST OF AIA!- 2 blocks to beach! 3BR/2BA home in
south Jax Beach w/attached 2 car garage, renovated
w/new kitchen, updated electrical & plumbing, wood
Floors, gutters, irrigation. $679,000
Brand new Er East of AA!- 3BR/2BA condo in
south Jax Beach w/granite & tile, 1400+ sq.ft., 1 block
to beach, across street from local shopping/dining hub.
New clubhouse, pool, fitness center. $539,900
Let us know how we can help you!
Sherri Beno Realtor
Lisa DiStefano Realtor
S S~e S
OCEANFRONT BARGAIN. S. Ponte Ve-
dra, 100' lot- cute cottage- $100,000. Be-
low appraisal. Broker-Owner. 535-9915.
BEACHES MARSHFRONT, 5BR/3.5BA,
3400sf, immaculate, new, small, upscale
Subdivision,. Walk/ bike to beach, below
appraisal, $979K. (904)233-8024.
JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. Existing house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A, tenant occupied.
Move-in, rent out, tear down. Lot value
$190K OBO. (954)326-9096.
WANTED NEAR AB Town Center/ 3 blks
to beach a 3+ bed home to lease w/option
to purchase in next year. 451-3822.
550FSQFT, 14TH Ave. No. & 2nd St. A
must see. $155,900, 477-4640.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II.
3BR/3.5BA, 2525sf, end unit plus private
garage. Brand new! Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. at (904)242-2821.
MOTIVATED SELLER! Bring all offers!
Jacksonville Beach, Condominium.
3BR/2BA, 1413sf. $239,900. The Palms,
just off Marsh Landing Parkway. Call Me-
lissa Riley, Vanguard Realty 859-5997.
PONTE VEDRA FSBO; spacious 1800sf
townhome, 3/2.5; upgrades, walk to
beach, 695 AIA No., unit 103. Great Val-
ue- $225,000. Open Sun., 12-3pm.
VALENCIA, PRE-CONSTRUCTION, luxu-
ry condo. 2BR/.2.5BA, garden view, 3rd
floor. At 2005 price, you select interior.
$399,900. (904)803-2601, (904)347-7338.
PONTE VEDRA Condo, 2BR/2BA. Over-
looking pond in gated community. Near
beach. Club house, pool, fitness center,
video room, and other amenities. Asking
$198,900. Call Doug at (904)321-2017.
PONTE VEDRA stunning 2/2 w/ loft & ga-
rage. Gated w/ amenities galore. Great lo-
cation. $284,900. Call Kelly 993-3803.
ICW condo (townhome) w/40'+ deepwa-
ter dock, large 2BR/2.5BA, all tile down-
stairs w/wet bar; clubhouse w/pool; low
monthly fees..Ask about free 26' boat.
Call 247-9244 or 651-6748.
THE PALMS- Gorgeous 1/1, many up-
grades. See: buyowner.com ad JAX8848
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, updated,
$269,000, Seaplace, unit 61, (904)461-
PVB, 2/2, Come See New Spa! Complete-
ly renovated. AN room, concierge, pools,
tennis, ride to beach, on golf course
$219K, Tom 465-2020.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA, waterfront
condo, split plan, tile & carpet floors,
kitchen upgraded, screened porch.
$239,500. Call 610-5606.
FSBO, 3BR 2BA condo @ Jardin "De Mer.
Upgrades incl. hardwood floors, lighting &
Decorator touches. Priced under market
@ $245,000. No realtors. 247-5592 or
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, consider lease op- OCEANFRONT, OCEAN 14, 3BR end
tion, pool, exercise room, $474,900. Own- unit, 1854sf. $660,000; 2BR, 1154sf.
er/Agent, 463-7343. $450,000. (904)434-9354.
Final Phase 1 Summer House
1/1 Cottage in PVB!
Seller offering $4K in Buyers' Closing Costs & 2 Years HOA!
PVB Lakefront, Single level home w/ vaulted ceilings,
Fireplace, Tiled Screened Porch w/ storage. 24 hr sentry
on gated entrance east of A1 A. Amentiies!
MLS #304588. $229,900.
Jim Holsenbeck at
TOWNHOMES, LOFTS, CONDOS, &HOMES
At The Beach
OCEANS EDGE 1 block to the beach, 1 block
to shopping. 2/2 new condo, granite, tile, concrete
block. Clubhouse w/infinity pool. Bldg C #32.
$418,800. Reduced to sell! MLS# 307553
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 3/2 for the price of
a 2/2. Wooded views from huge lanai. Tile, carpet,
gated, garage, pool. REDUCED $219.900 1 & 2
BEDROOMS AVAILABLE. MLS# 328788
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: "NEW LISTING.'"
Marsh views from HUGE lanai. 1 bedroom unit in
beautiful gated beach community. GARAGE incl..pool,
clubhouse, fitness. MLS# 354296 $149,900
THE COLONY WALK to the BEACH. 2 bedroom.
Beautiful gr floor w/wooded views. Wood floors, tile,
fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE. MLS# 326635
$224.000 REDUCED OBO
On The Southside
STONEBRIDGE LARGEST 3bdrm with 2 master suites.
1408 SF, tile, screened lanai, roomy & bright. CARPORT.
MLS# 327334 $162,900 REDUCED
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
TALK TO THE TWINS
PVB/ BELLEZA, REDUCED!1BR/1BA
w/new appliances, tile floors, gorgeous
view, excellent amenities. $139,000.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.
PVB CONDO- Seller pays 3% down &
$3000 closing costs. Summerhouse, 2/2,
W/D, 1st floor, pool, $234,900. Christina
JAX BEACH- Valencia 2BR/2BA,
Luxury condo. $324,900. Must Sell!
OPEN HOUSE, 3/10, 10am-4pm. Light &
bright 1100+sf. 2BR/1.5BA townhome in
desirable Seasons at Kensington. 5 miles
from beach. Screened lanai, large mas-
ter, soaring vaulted ceilings, new A/C, gar-
den tub & double sink, spacious closets &
storage, berber & ceramic tile, pool &
A-rated schools. $152,000. Call Andrea at
(904)477-1141. Gated, call for entry code.
FSBO 1 block to beach in S. Jax Beach.
2/2 New condo, granite, SS appliances,
tile throughout, custom upgrades, 2nd
floor pool view, bright/ sunny. $421,000.
LANDMARK $825K, 463-2006
Great Investments near
San Marco & South Bank
Waterfront community condos
(directly off St. Johns River)
(3) 2B/2B's w/den (or 3rd bed) 1450 SF
MLS 325842, 350742, 353572 all priced at $129.900
(3) 2B/2B's 1130 SF MLS 351993, 339455,347612
Priced from $106,900 to $119,900
To view new construction studio condos
from $59,900. Call for appointment
P . .. IO
New and Ready for Move-IN. Loaded with Amenities,
5 Minutes from the Beaches. 3/2.5 and Garage-1520
heated sf. No Cising Csts with Apprvd Lender.
from the $190s
VIP Realty 962-6190
Et thle P amru ed Lifestyle!
Gated 5-star community East of A1A in Ponte Vedra
and under $300.000! 2/2 with screened porch, vaulted
ceilings, end unit, beautiful upgrades.
Call Kelly Hobbs today@ 993-3803 23
or Voice Pad@ 90(425-2454 code # 5023
to hear all about this fantastic condo!
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MOVE IN Special, $650 for 1st two
months then $850/mo. 2BR/1.5BA, Kitch-
en, family room, deck, shed, 2224 Marsh
Point Rd., Neptune Beach. Available now.
1 BR w/separate dining room, wood floors
throughout, laundry room, private parking,
large deck w/great ocean views, one block
from beach. Wave Crest, 120 Fourth Ave-
nue North. $900/mo. 993-2555
3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE end unit fenced
in yard, new A/C, low market value
NORTH JAX Beach. Efficiency, $515/mo.
1BR $615/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
NEW EFFICIENCY Apartment. Steps to
Ocean. No pets. $650/mo incl. utilities.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE. No pets or
smoking. CH&A, WDHU. 4th St. North,
JB. $850/mo. 249-0370.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, fenced yard. 2908 Bayshores
Drive. $825/mo. 280-2728 Iv. msg.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $500/dep. 247-1935.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 1 block to beach.
Pets welcome. $900/mo. 242-9195.
WOLF CREEK, ICW, beautiful, newer
townhome, 3BR/2.5BA, garage, 1700sf,
club pool, W/D, Chets Creek/ Kernart
schools $1295/mo. Possible lease pur-
chase. First Trust Realty (904)994-3608.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
MARSHFRONT NB, awesome sunsets,
4BR 2BA cool house. $579,000. Steve
1ST MONTH RENT FREE!
WAREHOUSE AND Office Space for
lease. 3 bays available. 3000sf. WARE-
HOUSE cooled with roll-up door. 5600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office. 7600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office 11000sf.
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE or RETAIL.
Desirable location at the beaches.
BEACHES OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE,
2800sf., $2800/mo includes utilities Call
Bart @ 241-3111 (Ext rl)
1ST MONTH FREE
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & A1A,
2BR/2BA, $1100/mo., tennis & pool, nice
yard. Available March 20th. 904-229-
OCEANSIDE CONDO- Like new, 2BR/
2BA oceanview, just a block to beach!
W/D & morel $1200/mo., All South Realty,
NEPTUNE BEACH, beautiful 1BR/1BA
apt. in new home. First house behind
ocean front at beach access, 4 blocks to
Town Center. Tile floors, security system,
new appliances, private gated courtyard.
No pets. $1100/mo. 249-8849.
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $550 & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
JAX BEACH, 2/1/.5, TH, partial ocean
view, covered parking, $1275/mo. Jack-
sonville Homefinders, 536-2349.
WALK/BIKE TO BEACH
ATL BCH duplex. 2BR/1BA, quiet neigh-
borhood w/lots of amenities. Reduced,
$950/mo. +$650/dep. Year's lease with
credit approval. 249-2310.
211 North 8th St., 1BR/1BA apartment. No
dogs. $625/mo. +$350/dep. Broker/ Own-
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1.5 blocks ocean,
2BR/1BA +office, porch, 1092sqft, dish-
washer, $1025/mo., $875 deposit. No
BEST DEAL- 2/2 deluxe upstairs unit. Nep
Bch, W. of Penman. Cov. parking, huge
balcony. laundry room, upgraded applian-
ces, game room. $750/dep. $1300/mo.
incl. elec. & water. Small pets considered.
710-3355 or 616-3580.
to join the elite
Valencia 2/2 condo
with super amenities,
close to Mayo,
shopping, and beach.
Avail spring '07, agents
2 BEACH RENTALS ,- -IRENTA
SUnfurnished Homes Oakbreeze Cove JB 3BR/2BA, home has IL Villagio Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story
- Serena Point JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor large fenced yard, open floor plan, two car condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch,
Condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, garage. $1500/mo. amenities. $1100/mo.
1 garage. $3000/mo. Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end 1
Azalea Point- PV 5BR/3BA, two story home w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new unit townhouse, screened porch, attached garage,
Sw/sunroom, great water views, club pool, carpet, fenced backyard. $1400/mo. club pool. $1200/mo.
tennis. $2800/mo. Solano Cay PV Danforth Hodges 4BR/2BA, open floor plan, 1
Sawgrass PV 4BR/3BA, home w/screened Two story, two car garage, comm. pool. private backyard, 2 car garage, 2374 sqft, wood
i in pool, lagoon views, spacious floor plan. 3BR/2.5BA, tile floors $1350/mo. floors. $1800/mo.
$ $2795/mo. 3BR/2.5BA, 1710sqft, screened porch. $1600/mo. Windsor Parke Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story d
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced '
Covered lanai, lake views, private corner lot, w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled backyard. $1895 mo.
2 car garage. $2200/mo. porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. Unfurnished Condos
430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two Intracoastal West Palms at Marsh Landing JB
Story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood Bishop's Court Hodges Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
Floors, 2 car garage. $2195/mo. 1BR/1BA, ground floor, spacious end unit w/ IBR/IBA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo..
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to views, all appliances, amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted w
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse Overlook- Southside ceilings. $1050/mo.
w/garage, wood floors, balconies. $1900/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage uit. $100 /mo.
S2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story upgrades, amenities. $975/mo. Orand a Vills PV 2R/2BA, 3rd floor
townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest- Baymeadows 2BR/2BA, ground w/cathedra ceilings, screened porch, great
views. $1795/mo. floor w/attached garage, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo.
Fiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on private views. $995/mo. Ocean inks $
lake w/screened porch, east ofA1A, vaulted Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
ceilings, 2 car garage. $1750/mo. condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private porch, amenities. $1100/mo
132 Ilth Ave S.- JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 water views. $1000/mo. Villas at Marsh Landing JB
Story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. Wolf Creek Hodges 3BR/2BA,ground floor Screened porch, amenities.
S$1650/mo. w/lake views, screen porch, elevator, 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
S342 19th St. AB 3BR/2BA, remodeled amenities. $1100/mo. 3BR/2BA, 1st floor, end unit, $1175/mo.
Some w/private courtyard, wak to ocean, Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy
garage. $1600/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer top floor condos, porch, MA TA A STAT
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. X Shannon SmithA
has screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, $1100/mo nno m
2 car garage. $1550/mo. (904) 285-5640
IB 1 - 1 0 - 0 1 1 I I 1 el- 1 1 1 t1 ,
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT.
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach
down Plaza Dr. $925/mo. (904)610-2743.
NEPTUNE BEACH, quiet 2BR/2BA ocean
view, LR, DR, sunroom, porches, beach
side of 1st St. Available 4/1. $1200/mo
+utilities. Deposit and credit check. No
pets. No smoking, 404-819-7955.
JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
S1~50/mon Avail 3/15/07 770-429-9331.
FOR RENT or sale. PVB 3BR 2.5BA TH.
HUGE 2 BR townhouse, Mayport. No
pets. $760/mo. Leave message 241-6232,
NEPTUNE, GORGEOUS duplex, 3/2,
1.5 blks to ocean, garage, cathedral ceil-
ings, frplc., $1550/mo. Will sell for
.c.NEPTUNE BCH 2/2 Townhouse, fire-
OCEANSIDE, NEW 3BR/2BA oceanview place, fenced back yard, garage, WDHU,
condo! Just steps to ocean! $1950/mo. All $1200/mo., $1200 deposit. 571-5517.
South Realty, 241-4141.
2/1 CLOSE to Base- LR, kit., laundry room
w/ W&D incl. Bonus room could be 3rd
bdrm. Cypress Cove, 1118 Mimosa Cove
Ct. W. $850/mo+ $850/dep. Pets w/ ap-
prov. Call Watson Prop. Mgmt. 737-2455.
JAX BCH 1BR/1BA apt., $750/mo.
+$750/dep. 928 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
1BR Apartment, 2 blocks from beach
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Nep Bch, downstairs, $1050/mo. incl.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA patio home!
Club pool, tennis & more! $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, Ist Ave. South,
1BR/1BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.
PVB CONDO, 1st floor, end unit, gor-
geous lake view, 2BR/2BA, $1075/mo. No
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
NEWLY REMODELED Duplex,
2BR/2.5BA, Jax Beach, no smoking.
$1050/mo. +deposit. Small pets ok.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $1100/mo. +$1100/dep.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
S675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1243 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700 deposit. 280-2728. leave
JAX BCH, 611 Upper 8th Ave. S. 2BR/
1.5BA townhome, completely renovated,
nice rear yard. 6 blocks to beach, quiet
street, $975/mo. No pets. Call 233-8208.
WALK TO beach, .208-214 10th Ave. No.,
efficiency, $550/mo; 1BR, $650/mo; 2BR,
$800/mo; laundry room in building. Credit
check. No pets. 514-8530.
2/3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
washer/ dryer $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-
3BR/2BA doublewide, lot 158 Admiral's
Walk. Possible rent to own. 2268 Mayport
Rd. $820/mo. $600/dep. Call Doug
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $700/mo. to $1000/lmo.
JAX BEACH, 1/1, walk to ocean, $475/mo
+ deposit, 616-6227.
ATLANTIC BEACH small ocean front 1BR
garage apartment, Available 3/2.
1 9900 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
Starting at $620
Starting at $755
Pets are welcome
Water & Pest Control
2130 kMadport Road. Atlantic Beach
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SALES & RENTALS
+ 2BR/2BA condo, Flagler Crossing,
2 blocks from ocean, tile thru-out
+ 2BR/2BA TH, Mayport Landing,
$750 $795/mo. Move-in special.
+ 3BR/1.5BA Apt, Wood floors -
water included. Ocean views!
*WE NEED RENTALS .
Call us for
Professional Property Management
W/BOAT SLIP $1400
2 bed/ 2.5 bath townhouse just west of
ICWW! Living/Dining combo, tennis,
boat ramp, pool, near beach. Slip for
boat up to 50 feet included!
HODGES 2/2 GROUND FLOOR
Luxurious condo in Bishops Court.
Walk in closets, washer, dryer and
more. Clubhouse, sports club, pool, spa,
tennis court, gated community. Near
golf and shopping.
SOUTHSIDE 3 BED 2 BATH
Newly remodeled ground floor, new
carpet, fresh paint, washer/dryer,
fireplace, lots of storage, large screen
patio, fitness center, clubhouse, pool,
tennis, and canoeing.
OCEAN GRANDE FURNISHED,
Brand new luxury condo, marshfront
setting. Ocean is steps away. Gourmet
kitchen, granite counters, high ceilings,
gas fireplace, outdoor terrace w/gas
grill, garage. Will sell too!
Call Melissa Myers
Property Management Sales
JAX BEACH, modern 2/2, 1 block to
ocean. Hardwood floors, W/D included.
Available 3/1,.$1100/mo., 392-8350.
OLD ATLANTIC Bch, 1 BR Apt, private
parking & yard, 1-1/2 blocks to ocean. 1 yr
lease, 1 month deposit + 1st month rent to
move in. $800/mo., no pets, 350 4th St.
Available 4/1. 246-5137.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR &
2BR, CH&A, no pets, $725/mo. to
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
ONE BLOCK TO BEACH
1 BR, large patio, ceramic tile throughout,
WDHU, walk-in closet, assigned parking.
Ocean View, 160 7th Avenue North.
STUDIO- OVER garage very quiet, $500,
utilities included. Nonsmoker, Atlantic
Bch., 642-9307 or 372-4020.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA, brick duplex apt.!
7 blks to beach! $775/mo. All South Real-
BRAND NEW 3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse w/
garage. Near Penman & Beach Blvd.
1,500/mo., $1,000 sec. deposit. Will con-
sider lease/ purchase. (904)616-5377.
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD, 3695
Eagle Ridge Dr. 4BR/2.5BA, 2000sf.
$1495/mo. 4151 .Tradewinds Dr.,
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT or
IBIS POINT off San Pablo Rd near Atlan-
tic Blvd. 3/2 w/study & scr. porch, Less
than 3 miles from Mayo and 3 miles from
beach. No smoking, $1395/mo. 6mo. or
lvr. lease. Call 904-613-5958.
PVB, NICE 3BR/2BA, loft w/spiral stair-
case, garage, W/D, place, new tile & car-
pet. $1400/mo., 607-5283, 373-0990
SOUTHSIDE, TH, 3/2, stainless appl., up-
grades, 1762sf, $1295/mo. Jacksonville
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 369
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo. plus de-
ATLANTIC BEACH- 3BR house w/fenced
S. JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA convenient to yard, WDHU, and new appliances.
schools & shopping! $900/mo., All South $900/mo. (904)249-1878.
Realty, 241-4141. PONTE VEDRA, 3/3, upgraded.kitchen
4BR 3BA house, 6 blocks to beach, 3 yrs and baths, gas fp, excellent schools,
old, oversized 2 car gar., $1400/mo. +se- 285-4772.
curity. No pets. Call 241-5251. 1 5BA T\IlNII-lC SE c ranmi, til
POUN T VEUHA townnouse, 2BR/2BA,
lakeview,escreened porch, fireplace, W/D. MAYPORT AREA, 4BR/2BA, large Florida
$1100/mo. +$1100/dep. 904-571-5517. room, W/D included, 710-6896.
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and new inside, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $895/mo. 280-2805.
JAX/ & ATLANTIC Beach, 2BR Town-
homes, WDHU, CH&A, $875- $950/mo.
No pets, 246-3130.
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
We're almost full...Come See Why!
S1,2 & 3 Bedroom
starting at $685
Walk to the Ocean,
Schools, & Shopping
Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies
"Ask about our specials!"
,Tr NEPTUNE BEACH
(Corner of Penman & Seagate)
ST. AUGUSTINE, Just remodeled 2 or 3
BR/1BA house, close to downtown &
beaches. $1075/mo. www.rentalhouses.
com ID FL96231 or 755-4038.
37 Sandra Drive (comer 23rd Ave. So.)
3/1.5 house, large fenced yard, lawn serv-
ice included, garage, $1195/mo, $700 se-
curity deposit. Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
JAX BCH home on golf course 3-4BR
2.5BA, beautifully remodeled, granite
countertops, stainless appliances, new &
refinished floors throughout, huge yard w/
2200sf screen enclosure, heated pool,
pets negotiable, $2400/mo. 962-5332.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/1, large fenced yard.
No smoking. Pets possible. $1300/mo.
273-5137 or 553-5413.
FURNISHED BEACH Home for Short
Term Rental. 3/1.5 home in quite area.
Begin May/ June until Sept/ Oct. 1200 sq
ft for $1500/mo, inclds cable, internet and
lawn service. Contact Stephanie 982-1980
or Stephanie_0123@hotmail.com. Can
DOLPHIN COVE in Ponte Vedra. House
for Rent/ Purchase Option. $1600/mo. Re-
altor owned. (904)219-1689.
JAX BEACH, Oceanview. Very nice
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, hardwood
floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1600/mo. 891-0606.
3BR/ 2BA, 2000sf, giant family, Ig sun-
room, laundry room on 1/2 acre at beach.
Completely renovated inside. Incl. lawn
service. Enjoy beach living without being
cramped. Call Cindy at 241-5251.
3BR/2BA HOME in Neptune Beach,
CH&A, W/D. $1200/mo. 514-1090.
ELEGANT 4BR/3.5BA +study! 2car ga-
rage, 3 levels w/elevator. End unit over-
looks pool, direct access to Beach Ave,
Cherry floors, granite, shutters, $3200/mo.
can lease .purchase. (904)228-0088
N. JAX BEACH 3/1.5, plus office, newly
remodeled, carport, storage shed, fenced
back yard, great neighborhood, $1200/mo.
TIFFANY PINES, 3BR/2BA, tile floors, ga-
rage $1000/mo., 992-2249 or 651-7177.
PONTE VEDRA, unfurn. 2/2, fenced yard/
care incl. Lease $1050/mo. buy option.
STEPS TO THE OCEAN
BEACH HOUSE, 2BR, clean, bright, hard-
wood floors. Sunroom. CH&A, laundry.
ISLE OF PALMS, 3BR/2BA, brick home.
Fenced, tile. Available 4/1. Appt..
$1200/mo. 241-3752, 318-6937.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2BA, Florida
Blvd. CH&A, W/D. $925/mo. 514-1090.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, pool
room, CH&A, fenced yard, fireplace,
WDHU, walk to ocean, $1300/mo. +one
month deposit. Available in April.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, WDHU, A/C,
fenced, weekly lawn care included. Walk
to FMS and FSH. Available 4/1.
$1500/mo. C all 241-2552.
LOVELY 1 BR house on .intracoastal,
$600/mo + deposit 285.3452 ,.;.;; ": "
PVB, 3/2 immaculate home, garage,
fenced back yard, screened porch, water-
front, quiet neighborhood, $1300/mo,
PONTE VEDRA gated, waterfront comm.
Granite kitchen, huge rooms, 5BR/4BA,
3400sf. Huge 19x19 bonus room w/full
bath. Scenic woods views on cul-de-sac.
Community dock, playground and pool.
PVB 3/2 patio home, lots of extras,
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $1100/deposit,
$1100/mo. 2104 Bay Rd., Nep. Bch.
993-1114 or 270-1284.
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage, 2800sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, fireplace; like
new, upscale community, 2 pools, tennis,
soccer, clubhouse, family park; next to
Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to beach.
$1995/mo.; available now (904)349-3434.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
corner unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; community
pool, four blocks to beach; 241-5221.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, East of A1A. 2/2,
gar., on lagoon, scr. lanai w/jacuzzi. Avail.
now. $1325/mo. 285-9884.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
TOWNHOME VILLA off San Pablo,
2BR/2BA, 1208sf. Many upgrades! Wood
laminate floor, fireplace, ceramic tile. Roof
'03, $175K, 14321 Coral Reef Dr.
OCEANFRONT- S. Ponte Vedra. Cozy,
1BR cottage, fully furnished, CH&A, fire-
place, $1500/mo. George, 535-9915.
PONTE VEDRA Summer House.
2BR/2BA, $1050/mo.; 1st mo. $525,
MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
al Waterway New luxury 3/3, 2100sf con-
do. Kitchen w/granite, stainless steel ap-
pliances & 42" cabinets. Oversized rooms,
large closets, huge screened lanai &
peaceful views. 1st floor w/backyard. All
appliances included. Garage w/storage.
Intracoastal waterfront, gated community
w/pool & fitness center. Minutes to Beach/
Southside for easy commute to work,
malls & restaurants. 40' boat slip availa-
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool,
consider lease option. $1750/mo.
March 9, 2007
OCEANFRONT, 1BR/1BA, unfurnished,
pool, 2nd floor corner unit, newly remod-
eled and beautiful. All new appliances,
corian counters, cabinets and floors. No
pets. 1 parking space. $1399/mo.
2BR/2BA CONDO in Ponte Verda Beach
w/golf course view. $1000/mo. 2 floor de-
sign w/balcony overlooking golf course.
PV BCH- 1BR/Den/1BA, gated, luxury
condo in great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness
center, W/D included, storage area, 2nd
floor. $850/mo. 285-5064 after 5pm.
NEW WATERFRONT, West Beaches,
3/2, $1500/mo., 246-6444.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II. 3BR/3BA,
2124sf, w/private garage. $3000/mo. Call
Renee L. Baron, Inc. at 242-2821.
1 BR/1 BA JAX Beach Condo in The Palms
at Marsh Landing, newly remodeled, W/D,
gated community, pool, gym. $850/mo.
Call (904)608-7831 or (904)477-4822.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $500 per
week!. All South Realty, 241-4141.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
ATLANTIC BCH, one half block to ocean,
furnished 3BR/ 2BA ground floor, pool,
I 'iiBu aI
JAX BEACH, East of 3rd; furnished SENIOR LADY has apartment to share at
1BR/1BA. Pool & free laundry. Small pets Beach Blvd. & 9A, $450/mo. +half utilities;
OK. $950/mo. 477-4640. 2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, Net, & phone. Call
.... .- -.... 338-2039.
PVB 3B/2.5BoA end unit townhouse. tast
of A1A, great location, very spacious
rooms w/enclosed porch w/tile floor, W/D
included, $1175/mo., (904)273-2703.
3BR/3BA condo, $2200/mo. unfurnished.
$2700/mo furnished.859-5754. For more
details go to http://287798.rentclicks.com
PVB, 5-STAR. Gated, Summer House
Community. 2-story, 2BR/2BA, $1300/mo
ROOMMATE. KERNAN/ ATLANTIC. Nice
3BR/2BA house, washer/dryer. $485/mo.
includes utilities/cable. 568-2157.
JAX BEACH. Teriffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $600/mo. 247-8913.
MAYPORT, off Assisi, furnished, $120/wk,
deposit, references. 372-4265.
THE PALMS. Spacious Upscale 3BR/2BA
w/garage $1300/mo. Avail. immediately TWO ROOMS near FCCJ & UNF. Fully
242-9173. furnished, cable, fenced yard. $475/mo.
_T_ \ nR ^ A ,,_h n ,_h np ....n (includes utilities 697-7634.
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Grande, penthouse condo, 3/3, 2000sqft,
garage, beach club available, 6 mo. mini-
mum, $1995/mo., (904)613-7204.
PVB/ SAWGRASS TPC 3/2 patio home,
fully remodeled, large deck in back yard.
Pest control and lawn service included.
EAST ARLINGTON to share 3/2 house,
$530/mo. +deposit; includes electric, wa-
ter, phone, cable. No smokers/ pets. Call
NEPTUNE Beach home. Kitchen privileg-
es, W/D. $650/mo. includes utilities.
PVB/OCEAN LINKS 3/2/1 condo, ground MIRA VISTA Looking for roommate to
floor, all amenities, $1350/mo. 273-8923 share new condo. Must be clean, neat.
...-......-.-1-.-...... $650/mo.+ 1/3. utilities, & fees, 463-2845.
1BR/1BA CONDO in he Palms at Marsh
. 0ndingn ,fia lo.-.r. ,-' :, fm. incdewO,, I- 'L-,
F.llrrilr l'r., i- ,:,:,n-.ml fnh. pr. q% m
$900/mo, 339-3500 or 220.6603
PONTE VEDRA- Grand Cay 2/2 1st floor.
No stairs, new carpet/ tile, gated,
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1375/mo.,
.......... .., 00-00- 1BR/1BA UNIT in the retirement commun-
JAX BEACH, 3/3/.5 TH, gorgeous up- ity of Sevilla. $800/mo. (904)246-0495. or
grades, flexible lease terms, $2450/mo. (904)759-9508.
Jacksonville Homefinders, 536-2349. _.,,,,,,, ,,,,1TA Antin h, h
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA. Atlantic Blv @
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach;
3BR/1BA, W/D. No smoking. No dogs.
References & deposit. $1200/mo.,
ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
fenced back yard, fireplace, laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo. 1929
Main Street, 565-2763.
JAX BCH, newly remodeled 3BR/2.5BA
brick house, garage, new granite kitchen,
bathrooms, tile, carpet, & paint. Fireplace,
privacy fenced backyard. $1350/mo.
ICW, 3/2 home off Kernan. 1500sf, fenced
yard, $1100/mo. Jacksonville Homefinders
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
Few blocks to the beach
4/3, 2 car gar., 3000sf, $2550/mo.
2/2 Townhome, $725/mo.
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, upper unit $1250/mo
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
N. JAX BEACH
2/2 w/ bonus room, 1600sf, Avail 3/25.
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., 1900sf, $1275/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1600sf, $1095/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., 1580sf, $1150/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1628sf, w/ yard service.
$1250/mo. Avail. 3/25
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1395/mo.
4/3, avail. 4/10, $1450/mo.
4/2, $1395/mo., avail 4/1.
3/2.5, 1 car ar., $1025/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1247sf, $1095/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., $950/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1730sf, $1200/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., $1300/mo.
3/2, W/D, $1050/mo.
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $995/mo.
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced from $1195/mo & up.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed communityMarsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
JAX BEACH/ The Palms, 2/2, choice unit,
great marsh view. $1050/mo. or lease pur-
chase option, Avail. 4/1. (904)285-5592.
LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. $1600/mo. 242-0411.
PVB NORTH, 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
lake front, screened lanai, fireplace, W/D,
DW, pool, tennis courts, close to JTB.
$1100/mo +$1100/deposit. 904-563-1516.
SOUTHSIDE, 2/2 w/ garage, 3rd floor, up-
grades, washer/ dryer, $950/mo. Jackson-
ville Homefinder 564-4040.
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
SPACIOUS IMMACULATE, PVB,
3BR/2.5BA, tiled designer white kitchen
and bath, all new G. E. appliances, new
carpet, LR/DR opens to tiled, screened la-
nai. Amenities. Separate storage real No
pets/ no smoking. $1200/mo, lease/ pur-
chase avail. 571-8449.
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, all tile, granite,
stainl aess appliances, furnished or unfur-
nished, $1750/mo. Jacksonville Homefind-
OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA, 601 S. 1st St.,
6th floor, furnished/ unfurnished. Available
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 2BR/2BA
available: Beautiful upgraded unit, lake
view, fireplace, vaulted ceiling, garage,
$1100/mo. Call 904-613-7605. TMI Real
Estate Group, LLC.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake view, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D included, 2 pools, tennis court,*
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see. $1195/mo.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR 2BA, washer/ dryer,
pool, tennis courts. $950/mo+ dep.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
(electric, cable). Short/Long term.
OFFICE SPACE for lease. Up to 1500sf +
garage option. 314 14th Ave. N. Jax
Beach. Available April 1st. 904-249-6890.
FULLY BUILT out office spaces on Beach
Blvd. in Jax Bch. 2 spaces 1350 & 1800sf.
Short or Long Term
East of A1A/
walk to beach
Close to shopping/
For more information,
WAREHOUSE, WORKSHOP, Office
Space starting at $500/mo. 514-1090,
JAX BEACH- great location, Beach Blvd.
exposure, 1700sf, multi-use building.
Could be used for warehousing, subcon-
tractors, etc. 1 roll-up door, 1 walk-in door.
$1550/mo, 343-1919/ 249-3214.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & inter-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
BEAUTIFUL CALICO cat, must move,
needs good home. Trained. 270-8996.
BEAUTIFUL WEIMARANER to a good
home with a yard. She is years old, very
playful & friendly. Call Derrick at 838-
AKC SILKY Terrier puppies, tiny, $600-
$800. Call 625-8294, 992-8040.
FOUND CAT, all white, female at Atlantic
& Seminole. 241-2582
LOST (DEER) Chihuahua in Jax Beach
area, tan/ white, answers to "Bambi."
PVB. OCEAN Grove, gated. 2BR/2BA, 1st HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
floor, resort amenities. (904)273-5195. dogs. 246-3600.
GRAND CAY, 2/2, gated, amenities, view,
hardwood, new carpet, gar. avail.,
$1000/mo. firstname.lastname@example.org or
MARSH LANDING/ The Palms, 2/2,
$1050; Ponte Vedra/ Ocean Grove, 3/2,
$1150, 2/2, $1095, 2/2 w/garage, $1195.
Jax Beach/ Northshore, 3/2 7th floor con-
do, Ocean View, $2800. Realty Execu-
tives Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 #2.
ATLANTIC Beach, Ocean Village Town-
house,Fantastic views, great breezes.
Beachside balcony and patio.
2 spacious BR/1.5BA, equipped kitchen.
Annual lease. Available 4/1. No pets/ No
DUNSON REAL ESTATE, INC.
FREE ROOM in exchange for light house-
keeping and caregiver for mother,
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.
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Privately Owned Homes
in Ponte Vedra Beach
Enjoy 'five star' amenities!
9 MONTH 12 MONTH RENTALS
1/1 w/fp $801)-$850
1/1 w/fp/screened lanai $950
2/2 w/fp and w/d $950-$1000
2/2 w/lp and screened lanai S1195
New dubhouse, heated pool
& fitness center!
Too much to list..you must visit!
Suncoast Management, LLC
March 9. 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Notice is hereby given that the Planning
and Development Review Board for the
City of Neptune Beach will hold a monthly
meeting and Public Hearing on Tuesday
March20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Coun-
cil Chambers, 116 First Street, Neptune
Beach, Florida. The following items are
the on the agenda:
V07-03: Variance request of Benchmark
Commercial Group for the property locat-
ed at 2300 Marsh Point Road to the Sec-
tion 27-540(a) regarding required parking.
The purpose of the request is to reduce
the required number of parking spaces
from 83 to 63. The request is for additional
required parking if a portion of the building
is used for medical offices. Board to dis-
cuss possible changes to table (27-229-1)
ordinance number 2007-03. The request
is to change the minimum front yard set-
back in the C-3 Zoning District. Board to
discuss proposed ordinance changes to
table (27-229-1). The request is to change
the required side yard setback and mini-
mum lot size requirement in order to allow
for the 35 foot height in the R-1 zoning
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P. M. the
day of the meeting.
BOARD OF APPEALS
NEPTUNE BEACH, FLORIDA
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguards.
Must be 16 yoa or older, must pass Drug
Screening test and Pre-employment Phys-
ical Agility Test. First Responder or Multi-
Media First Aid a plus. Current ID and So-
cial Security Card required. Apply at: Nep-
tune Beach Public Safety Dept.. 200 Lem-
on Street, Neptune Beach. Mon.-Fri.,
9am-5pm. NO PHONE CALLS. Applica-
tion Forms cannot be mailed Deadline:
April 6, 2007. AA/EEOC
P/T ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant-An es-
tablished firm in Neptune Beach is seek-
ing a Part Time position for M-Thurs.
1:00pm-5:30pm and Fri 9:00am-3:00pm.
Some computer knowledge helpful.
Please fax resume to 904-241-2950 or
GREEN FROG PEST PREVENTION
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Self motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi-
task person. Must be able to follow di-
rections. Reliable transportation a must.
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. DFWP.
PART-TIME PONTE Vedra, AR Clerk po-
sition. Must have AR experience to in-
clude collections. Requires fast learner
and well organized. Email resume to:
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguard
Lieutenant. 6-years or more life guarding
experience. First Responder, EMT prefer-
red. Emergency vehicle operation certifi-
cation a plus. Supervisory experience pre-
ferred. Apply at: Neptune Beach Public
Safety Dept.. 200 Lemon Street, Neptune
Beach. Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm. NO PHONE
CALLS. Deadline: April 6,2007. AA/EEOC
MED/ LAB tech M.A. skills a plus, family
practice. Fax resume: 285-7442.
NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7pm to 7am, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: email@example.com EOE/
PART-TIME evenings in our main dining
room. Flexible schedule. Some holidays
and weekends necessary. Experience
preferred. Students welcome. Great work
environment. Applications at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
BAKER NEEDED. Please apply at 1325
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach.
EXPERIENCED & caring help needed
with disabled adult & home. 24-30 hrs per
week- flexible. Refs & background check.
CLUBHOUSE COORDJ ADMINISTRA-
TOR for beaches condominium. Part-time,
every other weekend req'd. Computer lit-
erate, detail oriented, people person with
good communication skills. Condominium
association or apartment management
background preferred. Fax resume to
TEACHER W/BACHELOR'S Degree, for
VPK summer 10 week program. Apply
within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman
PART-TIME BOARD LIAISON
City of Atlantic Beach. $10.90/hr; 2 yrs.
admin. exp. preferred. Must be available
for approx. 3 night meetings per month on
3rd Tues. each month at 7:00 p.m. and
2nd & 4th Wed. each month at 7:00 p.m.
Applications accepted until 3/21/07, 800
Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233.
For more info call (904)247-5820 or visit
www.coab.us. No smokers or tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Flexible hours, computersavvy.
Knowledge of ACT, Excel, and Word. Self-
:starter. Located in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-
PART-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
OCEAN LIFEGUARD. City of Atlantic
Beach. $9.98/hr. starting; $10.88/hr. with
First Responder. Returning lifeguards pay
will vary depending on prior service. Must
complete 500 meter pool swim in 10
minutes or less, a 1/2 mile ocean swim/
run and be at least 16 years of age by
5/12/07. Must report to Fletcher Sr. High
Pool on 3/17/07 at 9am; or 3/31/07 at 9am
for mandatory testing. If hired, must suc-
cessfully complete a City provided 48 hour
ocean lifeguard program and a 45 hour
FDOT First Responder Program. Applica-
tion form & testing info available at 800
Seminole Rd. or visit www.coab.us or call
(904)247-5820. No new hire smokers or
tobacco users. Physical and Drug testing
INSURANCE/ BILLING Coordinator. Busy
beaches pediatric practice has immediate
opening. Minimum one year recent office
experience in all of the following: charge
posting, payment entry, A/R, filing insur-
ance. Competative salary/ flexible sched-
NOW HIRING various retail positions at
the Coast Guard Exchange. No nights
Contact Melissa 904-247-8737 or Fax
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area, af-
ternoons & Saturdays. Call 285-5644.
FESTIVAL WORKERS, needed for food
service, good pay, FIT or P/T.
(904)249-8269, (904)591-5175 Iv. msg. if
Current openings in our construction dept.
Must have construction experience, pool
construction experience a major plus. Full-
time work w/benefits package. Must have
good driving record. Apply at Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or
EXPERIENCED LINE Cook & Utility per-
son for breakfast and lunch. Apply within
@ Ellen's Kitchen 1824 South 3rd St.
ATRIA SENIOR Living is seeking experi-
enced full-time CNA, RA, or MedTech for
their facility at 14199 Wm Davis Parkway.
If you are flexible with hours and have a
pleasant personality, please fax resume to
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume to 221-6504.
FT/PT, Sales People needed. Apply at
Sea Shells and Coral, 230 North Board-
FRONT DESK/ Office Manager for Inter-
nal & Holistic medical office. Responsibili-
ties include answering phones, booking
appointments, marketing, public relations
and supporting M.D. Excellent written, ver-
bal and interpersonal communication skills
and computer skills required. Experience
in marketing and sales a plus. Must be en-
thusiastic, dependable and consistent. No
phone calls please. Fax resume with refer-
LANDSCAPE GROUNDS maintenance
and installation. Must be dependable and
have a positive attitude. Clean driving re-
cord a must! Pay will be based upon expe-
rience. Must have reliable transportation.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
EXCITING NURSING *
A premier retirement community in Atlantic
Beach is seeking a dynamic RN, capable
of multitasking and filling numerous roles
within our health care setting. Experience
in long term care desired and strong com-
munication skills. This position will super-
vise specific functions within the nursing
department, conduct chart and record au-
dits, and participate in the community wide
interdisciplinary care team. Excellent ben-
efits and pleasant work environment. Ap-
plications available at Fleet Landing Se-
curity Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: email@example.com
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
NOW HIRING All shifts, all positions. Ap-
ply in person Monday Friday, 9am-llam
or 2pm-5pm. Ask about our 90 day sign-
SUBWAY- 2292 MAYPORT ROAD
NEED EXPERIENCED servers & line
cooks. Apply in person, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Po' Boys Creole Cafe.
ATS STAFFING HAS VARIOUS OPPOR-
TUNITIES FOR BEACHES AND SOUTH-
Experienced Admin: Must have strong
computer skills, solid work history. FT and
PT positions available. Salary is $28-35K
with opportunity for growth.
Executive Admin: Qualified candidates
must have experience supporting execu-
tive levels, meeting planning, making trav-
el arrangements, etc. Proficient in MS Of-
fice. $35-45K based on experience.
Telesales/ Telemarketing: Perform high-
volume outside sales and cold calling to
national clients. Must have at least 2 yrs
sales exper. $25-30K base plus commis-
Please call ATS Staffing at
904-224-1400 or email resume to
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
FULL-TIME (Split Shift) in our main dining
room. Must be available weekends. Holi-
days a must. Experinece preferred. Great
benefits and work environment. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.
LA ROSE now taking applications for ex-
perienced stylists, commission only, full-
time or part-time 469-10 Atlantic Blvd.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS, Iron Workers,
Carpenters (all types) and Laborers. Apply
in person: 203 S. 3rd St.,Jax Beach,
(904)249-8147. or 1840 Southside Blvd.
Suite 1A, (904)726-5661.
SAFE HARBOR Seafood Restaurant, next
to Sun Cruz in Historic Mayport, has sev-
eral positions available. Must be a multi-
tasker with great people skills. Fun, fast
paced job; benefits with good pay. Look-
ing for restaurant background help. Day
hours/ midday hours to 9pm. Closed Sun-
days. Apply in person to Michelle, 4378
Ocean St., #3.
RECEPTIONIST/ TECH needed Part time.
Hirsch Animal Hospital, Call 285-0023.
CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative.
We are looking for a few exceptional indi-
viduals to complete our team Must be
proficient in Microsoft applications and
possess exceptional oral and written com-
munication skills. Collection, Administra-
tive, Optical, and/ or Sales experience a
plus! Email your resume to
LAWN SERVICE looking for exp. help-
ers. Must be able to provide own trans-
portation. Great pay for right person.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
CASHIER: MON.- Fri., some Sat., fast
paced, benefits, wages neg., customer
service +gift shop exp., some computer &
data base exp. Apply in person at Beach-
es Car Wash, 1401 Beach Blvd., Jax
DENTAL ASSISTANT needed for exciting
cosmetic & implant practice at the beach.
Must have excellent communication skills
& be self-motivated. Excellent pay for the
right person. Fax resume to: 247-3320.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
CARPENTERS- INTERIOR Trim. Must
have tools, transportation and experience.
Call 477-9306 or fax resume to
GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIP-
MENT OPERATOR: Beach Private Club.
FT\ benefits \401k experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP. Call 246-4711.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach seeking Server, Pool Bartender,
Beverage Cart Attendant,. Golf Cart At-
tendant, Housekeeper: DFWP, FT\PT
available. Must be dependable and outgo-
ing. Golf privileges. Email:
email@example.com, or apply in
Full Time at a premier retirement com-
munity. Excellent benefits. Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL. Fax to
904-246-9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com. EOE. Drug-Free Workplace.
FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/ Drug-Free
BEACHES CHURCH seeking secretary
for 30hr/wk. Call 246-2010 for more infor-
mation or fax resume to 246-1248.
ADMIN. ASSISTANT Cheerful, profes-.
sional appearing person. $9/hr. Full or part
time. Fax resume to 241-4144 or apply in
person at All South Realty, Inc., 3090 So.
3rd St., Jax Beach.
AUTOMOTIVE LOT Coordinator/ Cus-
tomer Service, vehicles check in, parts,
warranties, vans/ mini buses, general of-
fice work, prior mechanical or maintenance
experience a plus. Computer/ Internet lit-
erate, clean driving record. CDL required,
but will train. Excellent benefits including
profit sharing, Atlantic Beach, www.tran-
sitplus.com. Fax resume 221-2705. Spec-
ify position desired on fax.
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place. Benefits. 241-2721.
Think there is a better way to sell Real Es-
tate? There is! Motivated agents are need-
ed to handle huge volume of listing calls.
National Company with proven track re-
cord. Call today for interview. 247-4442.
NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening within our organization for a lawn
technician. Competitive salary. You must
possess a good driving record. Our com-
pany has full benefits with retirement, bo-
nuses, paid vacation & holidays. We have
a great working environment. We have
been in business for over 16 years. Fax
resume to 273-0682 or fill out an applica-
tion at 10066 Sawgrass Drive West, Ponte
Experienced, 1 fulltime, 1 part-time. Ponte
Vedra. Call or fax resume to: 285-3128.
LINE COOK. MARSH LANDING COUN-
TRY CLUB is hiring an experienced full
time Line Cook needed for our newly ren-
ovated' ala carte kitchen. Full time posi-
tion starts immediately. Excellent benefits
and competitive pay. Drug Free Work-
place/EOE. Apply in person at clubhouse
Tuesday-Saturday. Call 285-6514 for
directions if necessary.
FOOD PREP/ Van Driver position. F/T,
$7.75/hr. Apply within: Beaches Academy,
1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
PONTE VEDRA Teacher Assistant, vari-
able hours, CDA a plus. Call 285-2965.
PHILLY'S FINEST, experienced cooks,
FT/PT, starting $8-$10/hr. 15th Ave. N.
BEACHES CHURCH seeking bookkeeper
for 10hr/wk. Call 246-2010 or fax resume
$300 HIRING BONUS. D-Licensed Secur-
ity Officers needed to work upscale gated
communities and condominiums in Jax)
and Ponte Vedra Beach. Apply in person
at: First Coast Security Services, 1 Inde-,
pendent Dr. #117 (Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL:
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,.
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
RN, LPN, MA, BOS skills a plus. Family
practice. Fax resume to: 285-7442.
LAWN CARE Helper needed. No experi-
ence necessary. Must have transportation,
license. Call 616-4381.
PLUMBERS HELPER needed. Please call
Native Plumbing at 270-2266.
3II I -11 fA m
Writer of Letters
Business or Personal
General "Girl Friday"
Beaches areas only
Cheaper than therapy!
PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Travis at 588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates. License CAC1814887.
FOR REASONABLE fees, call Betty Lees.
I don't cut covers, I clean them,
WE PERSONALLY Clean Your House.
Very honest and dependable. 8 years in
business. Call Tricia 233-2621.
HOME & Construction Cleaning Service.
We do houses, apartments, offices, top to
bottom. Call Sandy for free estimate.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
14 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
KELLY'S HOUSECLEANING, seventeen
years experience, dependable service,
Call Kelly, 645-8648.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
EXPERIENCED CLEANING lady taking
new accounts. Excellent references. Free
CLEANER has opening. Honest, depend-
able, with transportation, 716-9742.
DEPENDABLE HOUSECLEANING; rea-
sonable rates. Call 221-4915.
HOUSES WANTED to clean, weekly or bi-
weekly,'references, Tara 683-6614. WALDEN'S CONCRETE- Sidewalks, Pa-
weey, er es, tios; Driveways, Room Additions. Cell
BEACHES CLEA.liN'G fReadehlai,t'C..rn 339-1287, Bus.'722-0182.
mercial, Mroje ir, A.:. oui and C.,r,.ilu.
tion Cleaning. Weekly, .Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free ; ]A
WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it
takes, etc. Dave 249-4724.
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service, etc. Call Hermon, 246-
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
GREEN ACRES LAWN CARE
One time or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial. 742-6763.
CUT RIGHT LAWN SERVICE. Free esti-
mates, local, reasonable prices. We do it
right the first time. No contracts required.
Residential & Commercial Call Ray,
KEN'S LAWN CARE. Cut,,edge, weed-
eating, landscaping, pressure washing,
grading and sodding: Free estimate.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.
A WHOLE NEW OUTLOOK
PRESSURE WASHING (904)483-7979.
RESIDENTIAL HOUSE painting. Interior &
exterior. Quality- fast- affordable,
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. experi-
ence. Specializing in Beach homes.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
MAGIC MAN PAINTING & HOME
IMPROVEMENTS. Interior/Exterior Paint-
ing, Faux Finishes. Rotten Wood Replace-
ment, Pressure Washing. (904)894-4257.
SAVE 30%-50% NOW on all Interior & ex-
terior painting, pressure washing & home
repairs. Free estimate. Jeff 881-4223.
my references at
N -JuSt Joe:
Quality craftsmanship by
30 years experience
Licensed Insured References
Now Accepting Z0
(904) 373-0680 (904) 229-9542
MASSEY APPLICATIONS. INC pres-
sure washing, painlintg, 'arwali repair, tex.
ture & wallcovenngs. 25 years experience;.
Lie., insured, refs. (904)403-7389
TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed. Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates.
PROFESSIONAL PAINTER w/ professio-
nal qualifications, Licensed LLC & Insur-
ed. wanting to help you with all your needs
in the beautification of your home. Repair
of wood rot, pressure washing, and cus-
tom Int./ Ext. painting. Please call Painting
& Repairs by Dean (904)309-4720.
OCEAN ALLEY POOLS, INC. Weekly
cleaning, Chemical treatments and sup-
plies, Home Pressure Washing. High qual-
ity service, Discount pricing. Serving:
Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Fort
Caroline, Intercoastal West. Family
Owned: Jeff: (904)463-1176.
DAVID S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Most resienlial pools 525 ,eek+- chemi-
cals. Licensed, Insured. We make your life
a little easier. 285-0240.
TO THE "T' Pools, Pool service & repair.
Call Tyler 226-2490. Splash into spotless,
affordable rates & free estimates.
CREATIVE CONTOURS Inc. Kevin Nun-
ziante (904)2377388. Home improvement,
remodels, additions, roofing & re-roofing,
concrete patios & drives. CBC1252611,
ATLANTIC COAST RENOVATION
Spring Special, 20% off all painting, wall
covenng & renovation. Free estimates,
TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS, Additions, Han-
dyman Services CBC058172. One call
does it all, Over 30 yrs, experience. Dale
403-1071 or Paul 716-3946. -
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-9525.
Business: (904) 241-2436
Mobile: (904) 536-0016
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 571-3261.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Pressure Washing and more.
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
C&J REPAIR Services. Carpentry, Dry-
wall, Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling, etc.
Occupational License/ Insured. 241-1461,
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CC1325888. Member BBB
COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
WOODARD TREE Service. Professional
work with the lowest price. Free estimates,
licensed & insured. Call 234-9757.
WEBERS TREE SERVICE
Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.
QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial..
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE:
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007
HERE WE GROW AGAIN!
HOME COMPANION has an immediate
need for Home Health Aides in Jackson-
ville and the Beaches area. All shifts
available! Flexible hours, weekly pay and
health benefit plans offered. Please call
Michelle @ (904)296-0605 for more infor-
mation or apply in person: 7014 A.C. Skin-
ner Parkway,Suite 260, Jacksonville. EOE
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work FT/PT flexible shifts. Will
train. Great pay. Call today 270-2357.
CAREGIVERS NEEDED. American Home
Companions seeks compassionate, live-in
caregivers for the elderly. Must be able to
work weekends. 291-2400.
SUBWAY BEACH BLVD.
Now hiring Managers, Asst. Managers,
and Shift leaders. Competitive pay, great
work environment. Apply in person: M-F,
9:00 am to 11:00 am.
1067 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
NOW HIRING Natural nail tech. Chair for
rent or for commissions Call 246-2122.
DIRTY BLONDE Salon. Tired of the salon
your at? Sick of service charges? We offer
up to 60% with no service charges & cool
place to work! Experienced stylists need
only apply! High traffic salon with huge
growth potential. 241-HAIR.
CUSTOMER SERVICE/ Bookkeeping As-
sistant. Minimum 3 years experience in
each, parts/ warranty work/ driver coordi-
nation. Computer/ internet literate, detail-
oriented, self-motivated, financing/ sales
background a plus. Excellent benefits to
include profit sharing. Atlantic Beach,
smoke-free office. www.transitplus.com.
Fax resume 221-2705. Specify position.
Experienced in all aspects of floorcovering
a plus. Great opportunity for right person.
$50-$60,000 potential. Fax resume to
(904)247-9036. Beaches area.
CARPET CLEANER needed, Jacksonville
area. $12/hr., full time. Call 800-252-1145
and ask for Jeff, ext. 6009.
HELPER FOR vinyl floor covering. Drivers
license required. Call 403-5115.
OUTBOUND EDUCATIONAL SALES
REPRESENTIVE. Will be conducting.busi-
ness sales; 100+ calls per day in the
Ponte Vedra Beach area. Ideal Candidate
will have 1+ years experience in telemar-
keting, and customer service, experience
with high volume outbound calls and ex-
cellent communication skills, F/T. Send re-
sume to email@example.com
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON. Mainly Beaches area. Fax re-
TAYLOR LANE and Company Day Spa
hiring Hair Stylist and Esthetician, rent or
commission, health insurance and paid
vacation. Call Pamie Taylor 246-5263.
REMODELING LEAD Carpenter, min.
5yrs remodeling exp. Tools, truck, referen-
ces. Reputable beach G.C. 247-2274.
NANNY, GOOD Pay, PT/FT, days. Trans-
portation, references needed. 241-2723.
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
Join our team of
No Nights or Weekends
(ap~pl in pwdtion to:
cfSWr .tmS. Mai6
2201 Florida Blvd.
Mon Fri 8 -4:30
2/3 Days/Week in PVB
Must Have Experience
Must Have Car
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
BEACH LOCATION Administrative Assis-
tant, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Strong written and oral communication
skills, excellent problem solver, MS Office
Products, attention to detail, organization-
al skills. Must be able to work flexible
hours. Submit resume to: meredith.con-
nell @ myjaxchamber.com
PRESSURE WASHING Co looking for
help, no exp nec 994-0045.
PAINTERS WANTED: Must have basic
hand tools and transportation. DFWP.
Scott Painting, Inc.. (904)710-6732.
PHONE CONSULTANTS needed, in-
bound calls, $800-$1500/week income,
salary plus commission. Phone sales ex-
perience a must. Call for interview
(904)207-7757 ask for Tiffany.
NURSE (LPN OR RN)
Full time 7am to 3pm, Monday-Friday at a
premier retirement community Health
Center. Excellent benefits and pleasant
work environment.. Applications at Fleet
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to
firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/ Drug-Free
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line cooks needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway Restaurant, good pay
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT needed,
experience helpful, must be enthusiastic,
dependable and consistent. Call 645-7559
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Must have
own phone & transportation. New con-
Join the crew at The
Apply In Person
M-F 9am 3pm
2321 ac Blvd.
is NOW OPEN!
Hosts, Runners &
All Back of House
(Cooks, Prep &
for this HOT new
concept now open in
Ponte Vedra Beach!
Urban Flats is a
casual dining destination
featuring an electric fusion
of olde world style
flatbreads using the freshest
ingredients inspired by the
region & season.
Ifyou are passionate about
food, wine & exceeding
guest expectations, then
apply in person:
The Shoppes at
330 A1A North
RECEPTIONIST/ CUSTOMER SERVICE
REPRESENTATIVE position available.
Candidate must have excellent computer,
customer service and phone skills. Look-
ing for a candidate that works effectively
with others in a team based environment
to accomplish company goals. HS Diplo-
ma or equivalent required. Please
email resume to
Seeks experienced Servers, Cooks, Host/
Hostess. All shifts. Apply in person: Daily
2pm-4pm. 900 Sawgrass Village Dr.
ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
seeking self-motivated individuals. High
-year end income; bid/ finance background
a plus; computer/ Internet literate; clean
driving record. CDL license preferred but
will train. Draw vs Commission. Excellent
benefits to include profit sharing.
www.transitplus.com Fax resume:
221-2705. Specify position desired on fax.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
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Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/ FRONT OFFICE
needed for Beaches office. Fax resume to
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seeking to fill a \ariety of positions from Clerical to
Emrnerencc Services. If ,ou are ready to \ork for a
City that cares about its Citizens and Employees \we
rmaN ha\e the right job for you!
You can find a complete listing of opportunities.
descriptions and applications online at
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information mailed call Am\ at 247-6263
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Group Fitness Coordinator
Oasis Restaurant Supervisor
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug Free Workplace EOE
At Ponte Vedra Beach
Call 596-5928 and ask for
Pat to reserve your spot.
ATLANTIC BEACH HAIR SALON
for sale. 15 years established. $26K.
POOL ROUTE for Sale- 20 pool route in
Beaches area. $25K cash. Unlimited op-
portunity for expansion. Can provide busi-
ness and on the job training. Monthly bill-
ing @ $2500. $500 commission for refer-
ESTABLISHED DAY Spa for sale at the
Beach. $100K. Call (904)536-4799
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
EXPERIENCED PAINTERS wanted. Must
have own tools & transportation. Neatness
& dependability a must. Phone Larry He-
ise Painting, 247-3644.
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Servers, Host/ Hostess
& Experienced Line Cooks with open
availability. Apply within 1018 North 3rd
St., Mon- Fri, 2pm- 4pm.
LAWN MAINTENANCE Foreman &
Helpers. Apply 7am, TNT Landscape.
1074 10th Ave. S., Jax Beach. 247-4477.
Full-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Expe-
rience required. Must be dependable and
have the ability to multi-task. Excellent
benefit package, competitive wages, and
pleasant work environment. Hours: Sun-
day through Thursday, 8:30-5:00. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-9447;
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Web-
site: fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply: Surfside Pools, 313
Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or fax resume:
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol.com
Golf Shop Clerk Event Space Coordinator
Champs Bartender Beverage Server
Restaurant Server Honor Bar Supervisor
H.R. Recruiting Coordinator Maintenance Engineer
Dish Room Supervisor Line Cook
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ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
EXPERIENCED CNA is looking for part-
time position; flexible hours. Start in
BEACHES BEST former chiropractor,
Dr. Pam 477-9916.
PRIVATE DUTY CNA looking to care for
elderly. Exc. refs. Degree w/ many years
exp. Please call Donna 285-0432.
HOME CARE UNLIMITED,LLC provides
personal care assistance, and companion-
ship for all ages. We specialize in caring
for senior citizens, the elderly & the disa-
bled. We provide round the clock services
as needed for all clients. For more
information please contact Edna @
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER looking for
PT position M-F, days. 743-3089.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
GREAT HOME PHONE SERVICE
$24.95 Unlimitied Local & Long Distance
calls in the USA and Canada! Buy video
phone and see your love ones while you
are talking anywhere in the world! $24.95
per month! Call (877)710-0017 or check
the website at www.5Linx.net/L258708.
THOMASVILLE LEATHER couch &
matching chair, neutral color, good condi-
tion, $500, (904)246-9162 ext. 0#
(2) ZZ-TOP TICKETS, 3rd row balcony.
Florida Theatre, Tuesday, March 13th.
$78 per ticket (face value). 246-7919.
MINERAL MAKEUP and Skin Care.
See and Feel the Difference!
RALLY SCOOTER (for seniors), 2 years
old, $500. 241-8232.
MULTI- FAMILY Sale, Saturday 8-12,
700 Cedar Ct. (Neptune By The Sea).
MOVING! LOTS of good stuff. 375 Plaza,
Atl Bch. Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-3.
MOVING SALE! Household items,
clothes/ shoes. Everything must go. Satur-
day, 8:30am-?. 41 Ardella Rd. off Mayport
MOVING SALE, antiques, furniture, kitch-
en, collectables, & bric-a-brac. All priced
to sell! Sat., 8am-1pm, 755 Redfin Drive.
HOME OFFICE Remodeled! All the old
stuff needs to go desks, file cabinets,
credenza, printer/ fax, office and computer
supplies, never or hardly used, gamecube
and video games 2075 Vela Norte Circle
Saturday 3/10, 8am-11am.
UPSCALE CHILDREN'S furnishings & ac-
cessories, toys clothing, kitchen items,
much more, Fri., Sat., 8am-3pm,1259
Linkside Dr., 874-5881.
MOVING SALE! 73 Oceanside Dr. Satur-
MOVING SALE. Saturday, 8am-noon.
Furniture, clothing, household items and
much, much, more. 1549 Jordan St.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE! Fairway Vil-
las Lane North, across from Terry's Coun-
try Store, Mayport Rd.. Sat., 7:30am-?,
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen DOLPHIN COVE, Sat. 8-?, 8 Cobia St.
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499. Clothes, baby clothes- boy, exc. cond.,
Can deliver. 858-9350. knick-knacks.
COUCH, 3 cushions, natural wood cane,
$300. Glass coffee table to match $65.
Breakfast table & 4 chairs on casters
$350. Good cond., must see! 221-9817.
SURFBOARD- ROZO. Brand new 7'5"
thruster, square-tail, $400 OBO.
WASHER DRYER, matching set, excel-
lent condition, $250, will deliver free,
FURNITURE: 2 sofas, 3 chairs, coffee
table ,entertainment center, refrigerator.
COLLINSWOOD COMMUNITY Garage
Sale, off of Ashley Melisse & Kernan,
Saturday, March 10, 8am-12pm,
BEGINNING OF final moving sale: linens,
golf bags, clubs, mens clothing, tools,
computer desk, and bunches of stuff. Sat.
8am-1pm, 2140 El Lago Way.
B. BOOMERS $1 Simplification Sale.
Have to get rid of this stuff before I forget
where I put it. All items $1. 3417 Silver
Palm Dr. Isle of Palms off Beach. Satur-
day, 3/10. 9am.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173, ICW, SUTTON Lakes, 11138 Stanley
992-1470. Steamer Lane. Inflatable pool, Rubber-
maid Shed, misc. Saturday, 8am-?
IIHtS FUH Sale. uoooyear wrangler
P225/75R15, set of four. Very good condi-
tion. $200 cash. 612-5714.
A/C UNIT, Trane XL1400, inside and out-
side unit, digital thermostat, all paperwork,
10yrs. old, but used very little. $350.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-'
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
LODGE AND CLUB IN PV MEMBER-.
SHIP. 10% Discount. 352-258-9987.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
FURNITURE SALE: Queen Anne antique
walnut table 48" round w/three leaves & 6
Eastlake Victorian chairs $1000, 40's style
rattan couch & arm chair $175.
WATCHES SS TAG Heuer, his & her (dia-
mond studded) $4600 new 8/2006, slightly
used. Asking $2500 OBO, 249-0593.
DINETTE- GLASS top table w/ 4 chairs
Excellent. $150 241-6912.
AVON, JANA Duguid, Independent Sales
Representative. Please Call 904-338-8191
nr mail: nnttl Iv.avnn@hntmailconm
OCEAN WALK, Atlantic Bch., Saturday,
3/10, 9am. Executive desk, dining room
suite, and much more. 459 Inland Way.
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
HONDA 2000 Sabre, 1100cc V-twin, low
miles, windshield, mustang seat, back
rest. Asking $5000 OBO. Phone 247-1733
2002 VESPA 150cc, 3500 miles, great
condition, alabaster, rear bucket. $3250.
2005 HD Softail Deluxe, mint condition,
475 miles, pearl blue & white, chrome &
extras galore. $20,000. 821-0430.
2000 FORD 250 XLT, v-8, diesel, 4DR, 8ft
bed w/ fiberglass locking bed cover. Full
towing pkg. Exc. cond. $18,500. Tel.
(904)725-7753, cell. (904)386-3010.
_.. ............ .. 1993 DODGE Dakota. Well cared for work
WASHER/ DRYER-super capacity size truck- w/camper top, $1750 OBO,
$300 f6r' te set. 778-391'. '' "' 22-2984.
GE REFRIGERATOR, 22.0cf. side-by-
side w/dispenser, lyr. old. Excellent con-
dition. Only $600. Call 904-542-0433 (day-
SHADOW BOX fencing, good condition,
6ftx8ft, 30 pieces, $10 each, 285-2960.
CHERRY JEWELRY armoire and match-
ing vanity, $150; NASCAR memorabilia,
some autographed, best offer; black leath-
er chaps, never worn, size med., $75,
5 PC. dark oak bedroom set. All wood.
Cannon ball head and foot board, dresser,
mirror, end table and chest of drawers.
Very nice. $300. (904)307-5956.
1979 MERCEDES Benz 450SL, 2 tops,
maintenance records. Black w/red interior,
good condition. Asking $10,000 OBO.
2003 VW Jetta, red, 4spd, 4cyl, excel-
lent condition, 50k miles, 32 mpg,
$9900. 373-0990, 607-5283.
2000 TOYOTA 4-Runner SR5. A/C, stereo
CD, $5000, 838-9786.
TOYOTA 4-RUNNER, LTD, '98, only
89,000 miles, original owner, $10,500.
20" TV, 2 yrs old, remote, $60 OBO. PVB -
254-0931 works fine. 1992 BMW 740i- sold as is, $1500. Call
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AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phonesf
installed for $899. 249-8877.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
1246O- 193 OfI3 MAIllaIn DIVUc.
SATURDAY 3/10/07, 8:30am- 2pm, 804
17th Ave. N. 3-wheel bicycle, furn.,
dishes, 2-wheel bicycle, & misc.
700 BLOCK 9th Ave. South. Friday and
MISC. SIESTA sale, 11am-5pm, Fri. &
Sat., 142 South 34th Ave., (34th Ave. &
2nd St.) 249-7696.
SATURDAY, 3/10, Just moved Sale.
7am-noon. 42" TV, Men's clothes, decor
and more. 1835 Sable Palm Lane.
SATURDAY, 9AM-2PM, 317 5th Ave. S.,
Vintage clothes, antiques, glassware,
stemware, knicks & knacks, some furni-
ture and more.
'97 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL, 82,000
miles, single owner, family car, looks &
runs great, $4900 OBO. '85 Jaguar, ga-
rage kept, looks & runs great. Best Offer.
2001 HONDA EX Accord 15,100 miles,
brand new., white w/sunroof, garage kept,
2001 LEXUS RX300 58k miles, extended
warranty from Lexus, champaign color,
roof rack, sun roof, leather interior, 6 disc
CD changer, all service records, $18,250
TOYOTA COROLLA 1991, auto, radio,
new tires, 122,000 miles. Asking $850,
2000 FORD Mustang convertible. Stereo
CD., new trans., $5900 838-9786.
1991 LEXUS LS 400, white/ tan leather,
well maintained, exc. cond., $5300 OBO.
CHRYSLER CONCORD 2000, runs great,
90,000 miles, new tires, mechanically
sound, minor cosmetics, Kelly Blue Book
$4200 OBO, 616-5274.
03 ,HONDA CIVIC EX, blue, AT, 4door,
35 mpg, 30,000 miles..A very good in very
good condition. $12,995, 241-1447.
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We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
opportunities for advancement and
a caring management staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
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