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Title: The Beaches leader
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Publication Date: July 11, 2007
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Midweek Edition July 11, 2007



Vol. 45, No. 6



Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963


Residents argue Selva project will overburden roads

Mayor says Selva willing
to limit height on all future
developments even on
land in Jacksonville

The Atlantic Beach City Commission
Monday approved an amendment to
change the designation for a portion of

the golf course at Selva Marina
Country Club from recreational to
residential on the city's future land use
Selva Marina Country Club submit-
ted the application for the amendment
with the intention of selling 27.33
acres of the golf course to raise money
to improve the Club's facilities, accord-
ing to Club President Alan Ennis.
The land use change amendment is
one of two parts and is primarily
administrative, according to

Community Development Director
Sonya Doerr, who also emphasized
that the Comp Plan amendment does
not authorize approval of any specific
site plan.
The Community Development
Board and the City Commission still
have to review the Planned Unit
Development (PUD) application and
will have unlimited time to do so,
according to Doerr.
Many members of the community as
well as some from neighboring cities

spoke passionately at Monday's meet-
ing arguing both for and against the
Some residents compared this proj-
ect with the recently passed Moody
project in Jacksonville which propos-
es 144 foot residential towers and 590
units explaining that Commissioners
had argued against overdevelopment
near their city limits and said that this
project would be similar.
See SELVA, A-5

Area bookstores plan
festivities to mark the end
of Harry Potter series.
See A-2

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See what some of your
neighbors have been
doing. See A-7

A youth from the. Fletcher Mantaray swim team does the backstroke at Fletcher's pool
Saturday. Competition is heating up in area pools as the summer swim season is fully under
way. Swimmers from the. Fletcher team and Beaches Aquatic Center participated separately in
meets last week. Story and more photos on page B-1.

46' boat beached in PV

Recipes so easy that
children can help fix
,these seafood
See B-8


Kingfish tourney

Vandals have

stolen Keep Off

signs from boat

A 46-foot vagabond sailboat,
"Kathleen" out of Ft. Lauderdale is ashore
on the Ponte Vedra Beach beachfront one
mile south of Mickler's Landing and wait-
ing for a possible returning tide the mid-
dle of this week.
The 27-year-old sailboat was bound
from Jacksonville to Pensacola June 15
when its engine quit, leading to the
beaching. Two men were working on the
vessel early Saturday afternoon, one a
member of the crew, Fred Groenert, the
other Randy Olson of Towboat U.S.,
which has salvage rights to "Kathleen."
"We were blown onto a lee shore,"
Groenert said. "The engine quit and we
tried to change course to go offshore. The
wind shifted, the owner (Julian Rose) and
his partner trying to tack got back-wind-
ed. We got blown ashore."
Rose was expected to return to the boat
later Saturday afternoon. Olson said he
would get the boat back as soon as he
could get it off the- beach.
"Once you go aground on a high tide,
you almost have to have the same high
tide or better to get it off," said Olson.
As of Saturday afternoon, the expecta-

tion was that the right tide would come
the middle of this week. The process has
been complicated by the fact that those
working on the boat have been unable to
take equipment to the beach. Block and
tackle has been their main approach.
The boat has faced theft and vandal-
"One of the things I get upset about is
all the things that were just taken," said
Olson, "[Since the belief has been] that
the boat doesn't belong to anybody, it's
been abandoned. They come aboard,
steal everything."
"They stole the steering wheel, they've
vandalized the interior completely. It's a
total mess," added Groenert. "They took
stuff apart for no apparent reason. It's a
27-year-old boat. None of the stuff is
usable anywhere-else, other than on this
Olson and Groenert' suspect that
teenagers have been responsible.
"I had "No Trespassing' and 'Keep Off'
signs posted on the boat, and they took
those," added Groenert.
"It's a gorgeous boat, just needs a little
attention and care to put it back together.
But now, since it's been raped by these
vandals, it's going to take a lot more time
and money to do that."
"If this had happened on any other
beach, we would have gotten it off
because we could have gotten equipment
down to it," said Olson. "We could have -
gotten a Caterpillar to push it off.
When the tide is proper, a tugboat will-
be at the site to help pull "Kathleen" off
the beach.

Butler to slow in p.m.

The Florida Department of
Transportation Monday started
a project to widen and resurface
5.8 miles of J. Turner Butler
Boulevard from east of Keman
Boulevard to San Pablo Road.
The $26.4 million construc-
tion project should be finished
in the late fall of 2009 or early
2010. The roadway will be
widened from four to six lanes
and drainage improvements are
also part of the project. The con-
tract specifies 810 days to com-

plete the work and also allows
extra time for weather delays
and unforeseen construction sit-
uations in the field.
Eastbound lane closings are
allowed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
(one lane) and from 8 p.m. to 6
a.m. (two lanes). Westbound
lane closings are allowed from 6
p.m. to 6 a.m. (one lane) and
from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. (two
lanes). An average of 83,500
vehicles in both directions per
day travel through the project

FDOT to detail plans

for area roads at meet

Changes to Third Street
between the St. Johns County
line and Atlantic Boulevard and
on Atlantic Boulevard from
Third Street to Mavport Road
will be presented for public
inspection Thursday.
The Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) will host
a workshop at the Jacksonville
Beach City Council Chambers,
located at 11 N. Third Street.
FDOT staff will be available
from 4-6 p.m. to answer ques-
tions and at 6 p.m.,,public com-
ments will be taken.
The proposed Ilmpovet-ments
include resurfacing and upgrad-
ing the traffic signals.
One major item of interest is a
proposal to relocate the traffic
signal from the 36th Avenue
South/Ponte Vedra Boulevard
intersection to the Jacksonville
Drive/37th Avenue South inter-
FDOT said a raised median
will be constructed at 36th
Avenue South/Ponte Vedra
Boulevard to improve safety.
Related improvements will
include building a new access
road from 36th Avenue South to
Jacksonville Drive to provide

access to residents and business-
es on the west side of SR A1A.
Other work includes replacing a
48-inch storm sewer pipe across
SJacksonville Drive because the
existing pipe is deteriorating,
FDOT officials said.
Also planned is the closure of
the first median opening north
of Beach Boulevard to lengthen
the southbound left turn lane at
the intersection of Beach
Boulevard and Third Street.
These safety improvements are
recommended to help reduce
the number of crashes at this
location, FDOT officials said.
Additional right of way is need
Currently, plans are to resur-
face and make these improve-
ments in two different projects.
.The. southern most segment
extends from the St. Johns
County line. to Ninth Avenue
North and is scheduled for the
Summer of 2008. Then, from
Ninth Avenue North to Mayport
Road is scheduled for, resurfac-
ing in the Winter of 2009.
The median changes along
Atlantic Boulevard are to accom-
modate a proposed Wal-Mart,
according to DOT spokesman
Mike Goldman.

"Kathleen," a 45-foot vagabond sailboat out of Ft. Lauderdale, has been on
the beach at Ponte Vedra Beach since June 15, one mile south of
Mickler's Landing. Owners said they hope a high tide expected the middle
of this week will help her get back to sea.

S i t. . Calendar................A-10

Fishing ....................B-2
.. "; Classified ................B4

'- Obituaries ..............A-6
:, Copyright 2007 by

Opinion ..................A-4
Police Beat ..............A-5
Sports ......................B-I
Weather ...................A-i

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What you'll find in fIr61le:
Freestyle is a special section that includes interesting, quirky and
sometimes humorous news and events related to the Beach communi-
ties. Its contents are unique to The Leader and to this section, and we
welcome submissions.
Send your ideas to

Spend some time under the Sorting Hat
THE BOOKMARK will open at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, to celebrate the release of the final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter
and the Deathly Hallows. On this magical morning, the first under-18 person in line when the doors open will get to open the
box of books, a BOOKMARK tradition. In addition to the much-anticipated conclusion of the Harry Potter series, devotees
can look forward to drawings for prizes that include the houses of Hogwarts banners and books from the Harry Potter series.
There will also be an Every-lavor Beans counting contest and the winner gets to take them home.
THE BOOKMARK invites fans to dress up like their favorite witch or wizard and get sorted by the Sorting Hat. After being
sorted into their houses, fans/students will receive their book, goodie-bag, and a diploma, signifying the end of the series
and Harry's time at Hogwarts. The book store is located in Town Center, located at 299 Atlantic Blvd.
At Books-A-Million, there will be a Harry Potter costume contest at 9 p.m. on July 20. Sales of the book
will begin at midnight and express pickup is available at midnight on Friday by prepurchasing a voucher
for the last Harry Potter book.
Harry Potter Fun at the library
Jacksonville Public libraries will celebrate the release of the last Harry Potter book with a film series, book club
and a Harry Potter Party at the Main Library.
Check the calendar listings for more dates and times.
Pablo Creek Branch will also be having special Potter programs. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" will be released on July
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Party
Main Library Saturday, July 21 @ 9 a.m. 12 noon
Activities, movies, magic and more.
Open to ages 5-18. Don't forget to reserve a copy of the latest Harry Potter book.

Fun in the park
July is Recreation and Parks Month. creation and Parks
Month. This year's theme for Recreation and Parks Month
in Florida is Let's Go Outside. Good health, environmental
education and time with family are among the aspects the
Let's Go Outside campaign highlights.
Activities during Recreation & Parks Month in Florida
State Parks include:
Kid's Saltwater Fishing Workshop, Washington Oaks
Gardens State Park
July 13, 19, 20,26 and 27, 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
A Florida park ranger will illustrate some of the tech-
niques anglers use to catch fish and the importance of con-
servation and safety. Participants will learn to identify salt-
water fish species commonly caught in the area, and will
learn how to use a fishing rod and reel. Each workshop will
be hands-on with participants fishing along the bank of the
Intracoastal Waterway.
Candlelight Tour, Fort Clinch State Park
July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28, 9:00 p.m.
Take a tour of Fort Clinch after sundown.


reading fun!

Teen Essay Contest &
Teen and Children's
Summer Reading
Continues through July
For more information
about this contest, visit the
library or check, out

Sail into Summer
Reading at the Library
The Roreache anch

Young people taking part
in the Summer Reading
Challenges will be recog-
nized weekly in The Leader
and at,
and will win prizes at the
conclusion of the summer
Watch for winners in each
issue of The Leader.

Bring your pin

to use your

card at tax man

At the tax collector's Neptune
beach office in Tradewinds Plaza,
drivers license services are provid-
ed. Services are limited to renewals,
out of state transfers, name
changes, re-instatements, address
changes, replacements and ID cards
(first time ID's and renewals).
Transactions that are processed in
the Tax Collector offices are limited
to United States citizens and resi-
dents of the United States territo-
To use the service at the tax col-
lector's office, a $5.25 service fee is
added to the grand total of the dri-
ver's license transaction. The prices
for drivers license services ranges
from $8.25 to $25.25 and addition-
al cost for reinstatements.

The Tax Collctor office's now
The Tax Collector office's now

What Slithers at Talbot?, Little Talbot Island State Parkrar an Pnt Vr accepts pin-based debit cards at a
July 14, 11:00 a.m. Branch Libaryoffer a su- branch locations. There is a $1.5
Interpretive program explores snakes that are native to Branh Lbrari otiviffer a m service fee added to each debit car
mer of reading activities for
Florida and live at the Talbot Island State Parks. Join a park children and youth, includ- transaction. Teshis service fee
ranger to learn how to identify the most common snakes, ing Read BINGO, Scavenger accessed by the third party vendc
their habitat and their lifecycles. Discover why the reptiles Hunts, Art contests and and not the Tax Collectors office.
are important to a healthy and balanced natural communi-
ty. This program will take place at the Ribault Club on Fort __ "
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Florida Sea Turtles, Little Talbot Island State Park
July 21, 1:00 p.m.sponsors ag out a tothe
Florida's beaches are critical nesting habitat for many sponsors and standing out all to help the budget
species of sea turtles. Join a park ranger for a revealing pres- With property tax reform threatening city budgets "tongue in cheek" idea presented by Jacksonville
entation about the importance of these magnificent and throughout the state, some cities are racing to find FOP president Nelson Cuba.
gentle creatures. creative alternatives to drive back costs. In order to help cut costs. the cars wouldbe shnn

One Stroke Painting Workshop, Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State Park
July 22, 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Students will learn how to paint one stroke leaves, rose
buds, daisies and vines. With these new skills students will
be able to beautifully decorate a porcelain heart dish to take
home with them. The workshop is suitable for beginning to
advanced students.

Kayak With a Ranger, Little Talbot Island State Park
July 22, 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Explore Florida's dynamic salt marsh ecosystem from the
water. Join a park ranger for a unique experience kayaking
through and learning about the importance of salt marshes
and estuarine natural communities of the Talbot Islands.
The program includes kayak and safety instruction.
Nature Hike, Fort George Island State Park & Little
Talbot Island State Park
July 28, 11:00 a.m.
Florida's natural environments, accommodate a wide
assortment of plants and animals and Fort George Island
certainly has its share to explore. Join a park ranger at the
Ribault Club on historic Fort George Island for a leisurely
paced, hour long hike to discover the island's natural com-
munities. The event is free. Allow extra time to visit the
interpretive displays inside the Ribault Club. Please bring
bug spray and a water bottle.

Neptune Beach Mayor Dick Brown sent a memo to
Police Chief David Sembach that might make police
cars even more distinct than the current black ones.
Btown jokingly referred to an attached picture of a
police cruiser decorated like a Nascar vehicle a



scored by various companies, sporting logos to pro-
mote the business.
If the idea were to take effect; there would be no
such thing as an "unmarked" patrol car in Neptune
Beach anymore.

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'Safe Trak' may help to find lost elderly

St. Johns County Sheriff
David Shoar unveiled a track-
ing device last week that
could be used to find senior
citizens with dementia or
children with autism.
The device is a wristwatch-.
size item that the adult or
child wears. It transmits a sig-
nal that is picked up by a
receiver at the Sheriff's Office,
which allows a lost person to
be quickly located.
"This is a great program,"
Shoar said at a news confer-
ence at the Sheriff's Office in
St. Augustine.
The program, called Safe
Trak, falls under an existing
program called Sheriff's
Ambassadors for the Elderly
(S.A.F.E.), which provides reg-
ular visitation and security
checks for those in the pro-
"I'm proud of this program,
but more importantly, beyond
Safe Trak, the S.A.F.E. pro-
gram," said Shoar, who said
about 50 persons are in the
S.A.FE. program. "Senior citi-
zens are extremely vulnera-
Shoar said he created the
S.A.F.E. program because he
believes that, as the senior.
population continues to
increase, there will be more
incidents where seniors are at
A Safe Trak locator costs
$200, and its battery has to be
changed monthly. A sticker
can make it look like a watch.
Right now, the Sheriff's

Internet literacy taught
A Jacksonville-based pro-
gram will offer a workshop to
those interested in learning
basic Internet skills.
Learn to Read is offering the
class July 28 from 9:30 a.m.
until noon.
Students will learn Internet
basics, such as how to open a
browser and how to use an
address bar and search
For more information, call
(904) 399-8894 ext. 15.
Perfect score for PreK
Th APeahe Schqols .'VPK
Progtam~recently eaftied a per-
fect score of 300 on the Florida
Kindergarten Readiness
Screener, a student test admin-
istered by the Early Learning
Coalition of Duval arid
designed by the. Florida
Department of Education. A
score of 300 means every four-
year-old child in The Beaches
School's 2005-2006. VPK pro-
gram was deemed ready for
kindergarten. Only three other
programs of the 290 tested in
Duval County received perfect
scores. "We are proud to offer
the community a VPK pro-
gram that delivers what it
promises; four-year-old stu-
dents who are fully prepared
to enter kindergarten," said
Linda Perschel, owner of The
Beaches School with campuses

Office has two units, each of
which has its own receiver.
Shoar said the Sheriff's Office
is doing fund-raising for the
program, and the devices will
be given out as needed.
"We've got people in this
county who live on $700 a
month, and they can't afford
this," he said. "All of us in
this room, if we had someone
who had Alzheimer's or
dementia, we would buy it."
"If they have dementia or
Alzheimer's, with the Safe
Trak system we can track
them within seconds," Shoar
Sgt. Bonnie McCullough,
the program's coordinator,
tested the system for the
media. A staff member, wear-
ing a transmitter, went to an
unknown area of the Sheriff's
Office complex, where
McCullough, using a mobile
receiver, tracked him down
McCullough said a couple
of people have been identified
for Safe Trak.
"They don't know, but the
caregivers do," said
McCullough, who trains
agency members to use the
tracking device.
McCullough is being assist-
ed by Sandra Nasca of Ponte
Vedra Beach, who has long
been a volunteer with foster
"Sandra also will be doing
the tracking. She works with
participants in our S.A.F.E.
program, also," McCullough
Shoar said S.A.F.E. aims at
preventing financial exploita-
tion and abuse of the elderly,

photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Deputy Bonnie McCullough points to the tracking device as she
wears the receiver around her neck.

the latter of which is "one of
the most underreported
crimes in America," he said.
For information on the Safe
Trak program, call


in Neptune Beach and (904) 630-1452
Jacksonville Beach. VPK is a
state-funded program that A night of music, danc-
allows parents to enroll each ing and dinner
eligible child (four years old by Beaches Women's
September 1 and residing in Partnership will host a night of
Florida) into any VPK pro- music, dancing and dinner on
gram, public or private, free of Aug. 18 at the Selva Marina
charge. In addition to kinder- Country Club, 1600 Selva
garten readiness, such early Marina Drive in Atlantic
learning opportunities can Beach.
also help to identify and The dance party and charity
address any special learning auction supports the work of
needs a child may have before BWP in the Beaches area. In its
entering the school system. first year of operation, the
For details, visit www.vpkflori- non-profit has helped more, ;.. '.;:y :"rny providing information and-.
referrals, according to organiz-
Jax puts meeting ers.
notices online "The Beaches Party unites
Jacksonville City Council the Beach towns in supporting
public notices are now avail- area women and families,"
able online, according to said Kathie McGuinness, event
Council Secretary Cheryl co-chair. "The funds we
Brown. receive from the party and
Public notices and associat- auction will contribute to our
ed documentation can be continued success in reaching
viewed, by several categories out to women in need."
including council member, The party will feature a
meeting or documentation by silent and live auction includ-
selecting the public notices ing jewelry, antiques, and gift
link at, Brown certificates. Among, the more
said. unusual offering are scuba les-
The project 'was developed sons, Segway tours on Fort
in-house with the assistance of George Island, fine art, and a
Jacksonville's IT department. cocktail party for twenty.
Public notices are also avail- LeMonde Quintet will sere-
able at the Office of Legislative nade party-goers with interna-
Services. tional music ,with a Latin flair.
For more information, call The party kicks off at 7 p.m.,

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McCullough or Nasca at the
Sheriff's Office at 824-8304.
They also can be contacted at or

followed by a buffet dinner at
7:30 and the close of the silent
auction at 9;30. Tickets, to
attend the event are $60 each
and can be purchased at the
events page on the BWP web-
site, www.womenspartner-
Beaches. Women's
Partnership, a 501[c][3] non-
profit organization, is a free
information and referral serv-
ice created and staffed by
women. BWP's purpose is to
connect women and their fam-
ilies in the Beaches area with
solutions for life's challenges.

Fletcher High School

Fletcher High School walk-
through registration has been
The following schedule will
be followed:
Tuesday, Aug. 7
8 a.m.
Seniors (A-L)
9:30 a.m.
Seniors (M-Z)
12 p.m.
Juniors (A-L)
1:30 p.m.
Juniors (M-Z)
Wednesday, Aug. 8
8 a.m.
Sophomores (A-L).
9:30 a.m.
Sophomores (M-Z)
1 p.m.
Freshmen (A-F)
2:30 p.m.
Freshmen (G-I)
Thursday, Aug. 9
8 a.m.
Freshmen (J-L)
Freshmen (M-O)
12:30 p.m.
Freshmen (P-S)
2 p.m.
Freshmen (T-Z)
Students must report at the

assigned time. There is no
benefit to early arrival. Late
arrivals cannot be processed.
Failure to attend walk-
through will result in long
waits in long lines at the
beginning of the school year.
Students will receive their
ID badge, schedule, locker
and books while being afford-
ed the opportunity to prepay
any class equipment/supply
fees. Locker rental is $5.00 (all
students are REQUIRED to
have a locker) Students may
NOT come before or after
their assigned times. There is
Students may send an adult
with a note and. photo ID to
handle the walk-through. If
out of town, or otherwise
unable to attend at the desig-
nated time, students will be
processed at a specified time.
Students who have never had
their ID picture taken will
have it taken in the auditori-
um upon arrival. Students
who have obligations to the
school WILL NOT receive
anything but an ID badge
until the obligation is satis-
fied. The school does not
accept personal checks for

Campaign fundrasing show money for
candidate in State House District 18

Elaine Brown, candidate
for State House District 18,
announced last-week that her
first campaign fundraising
report would show that she
has raised $80,000 with more
than 200 contributors to
Fundraising efforts did not
begin until after the quarter
began in April.
"I have been both over-
whelmed and humbled by
the level of support I have
received as I have begun to
organize the campaign,"
Brown said. "This early level
of support is important as we
begin to look ahead and plan
for a lively and interesting
Brown, a former City
Council President, recently
concluded eight years on the
Jacksonville City Council due
to term limits. As a member
of the Council, Brown led a
variety of initiatives includ-
ing spearheading an annual
mobile collections system for
household hazardous waste,

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a process for the elimination
of E-waste (electronic), the
revival of downtown
Jacksonville including pas-
sage of the Downtown Master
Plan and leading efforts to
improve the region's trans-
portation challenges.
Brown has served on a vari-
ety of boards and has been
active with organizations
such as the Jacksonville
Regional Chamber of
Commerce, the 'Florida
Humanities Council, the
Jacksonville and the Beaches
Convention and Visitors.
Bureau, the Bridge of
Northeast Florida and
Community Connections.
As a small businesswoman,
Brown is the former Director
of. Corporate Relations for
PRI, Inc. and former partner
with Network and
Convention Planners. Brown
also is the former director of
Corporate Meetings and
Event Services for St. John &
Partners Advertising and
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July 11, 2007 Locally Owned and Operated v Serving the Beaches since 1963 THE BEACHES LEADER/PONTE VEDRA LEADER

The Leader's Opinion

Dangerous teens

are threat to all

No doubt, all the teenagers who descended on down-
town Jacksonville Beach on the night of July 1 were not
lawless hooligans. Most were probably just young people
out for a summer-time fling. But there were enough bad
apples in that barrel to spoil the whole bunch.
Police had to call in reinforcements from Atlantic
Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville to contain the
several hundred youths who arrived sometime after 10
p.m. determined to continue their party in downtown
parking lots and Latham Plaza.
According to police, the teens were coming from the
Globe, an in-town Beach Boulevard club catering to teens.
The proof that these were not just teens being teens lies
in the events of the evening. Jacksonville Beach police
made eight arrests, confiscated a shotgun, 9mm handgun
and a 44 magnum, all loaded. At least one weapon was
fired. According to the police report, someone in. the
crowd was overheard making an expletive laced threat to
shoot one of the officers.
That same Sunday evening between 10:30 and 11, a 16-
year-old was shot and killed and another youth was
wounded. Jacksonville police said a fight at the Globe led
to the shooting which happened at a gas station near the
club. One can only speculate whether the killer later
joined the mob in Jacksonville Beach.
Jacksonville Beach police are to be commended for their
ability, so far, to keep the lid on this incendiary situation
with significant help from the officers of the other Beach
cities and the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office. But one has to
wonder if these hooligans are getting the message and
how long it will be before parking lot fights with loaded
guns result in a tragic incident. After all, 10:30 p.m. is
early enough for Jacksonville Beach restaurant patrons to
be leaving their favorite eateries and walking into the mid-
dle of a deadly teen war.
Make no mistake, a group of unruly teens with no
parental supervision will provide cover for some real crim-
inals, the kind of criminals who kill people.

Letters to the editor:

Florida hometown democracy

promoted on 4th of July

considered. Currently folks
from many organization are
asking that folks sign the
required petition to get this
Amendment on the ballot.
Beaches residents Tom and
Janet Larson, and Karen
Kempf garnered. 2Qsjgpa tues
. inone'.hour last ught-before
the mmisic at 'tie 'S a6Valk
Pavillion started.
The effort was heartily
accepted. Those who missed
the opportunity, but would
still like to sign a petition can
go to the Neptune Beach
Library, Saturdays in July
from 10-12 a.m.'

Janet Larson
Jacksonville Beach

To the editor:
Several beaches residents
spent their 4th of July pro-
moting democracy Florida
Hometown Democracy that
is. Many groups in Florida,
Sierra Club in particular are
proposing an Amendment to
e"put on the ballot ip 2008
at 'Would hold' City
Councils and County
Commissioners accountable
to the 10 year Comprehensive
Plan that they are supposed to
follow when considering
development. It has been dis-
covered that governmental
bodies change infrastructure,
basic services and schools.
The Amendment would allow
voters to decide if changes in
the Comp Plan are of value
before development is to be

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I'm not even-smarter than
h '. a
A re You Smarter than a
5th Grader is a hot new
.show on FOX. I got
hooked on it when it origi-
nally followed American
Idol,..' One of my personal .
heroes, Jeff Foxworthy, hosts
this show where contestants
are asked elementary school
test questions for one thou--
sand to one mullion dollars.
Along the way you can peek
at one of the panel of five
5th Graders answers, or copy
them. You can stop at any- HOYLE DEMPSEY
time and take your less than COLUMNIST
a million bucks earnings, but L
you' have to say "I'm not
smarter than a 5th Grader!" rect, but was saved by 5th
Einstein may.have been Grader Marki, who had
able to answer, those 3rd locked into gas!
Grade Science questions Little Miss smarty pants,
when he was 8 years old, but Marki, had to go back to class
nobody I went to school so I chose Jacob to help me
with could. Heck, I can't on 3rd Grade Geography.
answer them today. I know "What 'Asian country
because I logged on to extends further. south, and played the Malaysia, Indonesia or South
home version where you win Vietnam?" I peeked at
between one thousand to Jacob's answer and locked
one million points, instead into South Vietnam. The kid
of dollars. My first question was wrong, but I was the one.
was if vapor was a. water, gas tqld I wasn't smarter than a.
or solid. _chqse water- 5th Grader.. I was, given the
because everybody knows choice for another game. I"
it'll blow a radiator cap off emphatically insisted on
when it overheats. playing again! I was deter-,
Surprisingly I got it ipcor- mined to work my way up to

a 3rd grader

at least 4th Grade questions,
and maybe someday learn
which is further south,
Malaysia or Indonesia!.
On my second game Alana
w'as my class mate. I chose a
3rd Grade History question.
"True or False, was Warren
Harding President of the
United States in the 19th
Century?" I copied Alana,
her answer was False! The
tension built as I waited to
find out if I was correct! YES!
I may have cheated, but now
I was ready to answer ques-
tions designed for 9 year
Finally, 4th Grade History.
I correctly answered that
Halley's comet comes around
every 76 years. Young
Spencer, my new classmate,
also got the correct answer.
You see, I peeked, just to see
if he was as smart as me.
My apologies to Kyle, who
I never got to have as a class-
mate. I decided to drop out
after winning two thousand
points. I can see why test
scores aren't what we'd like'
to see. in public schools, if
these are the questions
they're asking:. Give these
litha lveflt theiral oin
I have felt their pain!

More letters to the editor:

Supersized corporations can miss on service

To the editor:
My husband served for 23
years active duty in the U.S.
Navy. Retired. July 3, I spent
a great deal of time shopping
at Lowe's as I'm involved in a
condo renovation. Twice I
was randomly greeted in the
I aisles by different friendly-
managers inquiring if I had
found everything I was look-
ing for.: They's almost as
friendly and helpful"is the
folks at Ace Hardware.
When I finally went to the
cashier I was advised; if
you're military we would like
to thank you. I was given 10
percent off my total purchase
price, something also given
during Memorial Day week-
end. All I needed was to
show my Military I.D.. What
a wonderful surprise as I did-

n't notice the patriotic sign
as I walked into the store.
My next stop was Home
Depot for two gallons of
paint to finish a project over
the long weekend. As I went
to the cashier I inquired
about any military discount
for the 4th of July weekend.
No one offered assistance in
the store and I waited in line
-for mixed paint. I was
advised that Home Depot
doesn't give any discount
unless you have a coupon
from the military newspaper.
I showed my military I.D..
Curious, asked where would
military families go pick up
such a newspaper? Rudely I
was told, "'I don't know, It's
our corporate, they make the
policies and it's offended a
few families because our

store is close to a base... don't
blame me, it's corporate!'"
Customers choose to walk
through the doors of stores
to make purchases. Sadly
some customers ask or
demand more attention than
others and can never be
happy. These customers can
almost seem abusive and can
ruin someone's day...Yet,
attitudes can 'quickly be
changed when assisted with
someone friendly and a smile
in their voice even if it's on
the telephone.
I have found this is some-
thing our own Ace Hardware
stores seem to take great
pride in their helpfulness,
friendliness and small town,
C Frostenson
Ponte Vedra Beach

Pop culture obsession makes poor citizens

To the editor.
As I enjoyed the company
of friends and acquaintances
while feasting on a gourmet
selection of salads, veggies,
and barbecuemieats and fish, I
thought about what has hap-
pened to my country since
George W. Bush and Richard
Chaney took office.-
I divided my thoughts into
two categories, what I do
know and what I can expect to
happen. I do know that Bush-
Chaney-stole the election of
2000 with a
Republican Supreme Court, as
well as the illegal behavior of
Governor Jeb Bush, Ms,
Kathryn Harris, then
Governor and Secretary of
State respectively.
Immediately the new
administration put into opera-
tion a propaganda machine,
which involved the help of
former President Bush, to fur-
ther the interests of the
wealthiest 10 percent of the
population to earn more prof-

its, and to gain even greater
control over the other 90 per-
cent. This is something that
you don't talk about, because
profits come before social
responsibility with these indi-
viduals. Remember that it was
always the cornerstone of the'
wealthy to control the mind-
set of the workers by attempt-
ing to take away Social
Security, minimum hourly
rates, OSHA, and to tell the big
lie that American employers
could no longer afford to pro-
vide pensions and health care
coverage, what was customari-
ly referred to as "employee
Knowing that the American
population, for the most part,
was now made-up of under-
educated, pop culture addict-
ed, self-obsessed individuals
who know nothing about
what the contents of the
Declaration of Independence
and the Bill of Rights, as well
as the rest of the United States
Constitution has to say.

The wealthy class took
advantage of every opportuni-
ty while the remaining 90 per-
cent remained afraid to voice
any objections. Just look at
the tax cuts given to the
wealthy 10 percent by this
administration and at the
same time to balance the
budget with deep cuts in all
social services programs.
But I am an .optimist, and
truly believe in the greatest
quote of any American
President, and that is:
President Abraham
I firmly believe also that
sooner or later everyone
eventually gets what he or
she deserves.

Don Bottini




WA e could say it's a fish-
erman's fantasy: fish
leaping into passing
boats. (Trying. to escape pol-
luted waters, perchance?)
Unfortunately, the newest fly-
ing fish can be pretty big and,
in a June 21, 2007 CNN
Headline News video clip,
they're shown hitting boat
occupants, almost knocking
them down. The fish were
carp in Illinois, and boaters
there have reportedly begun
to use garbage can lids as
That scene made interest-
ing, even funny, TV viewing.
However, the leaping fish
phenomenon has shown up
in Florida in a more serious
and in fact dangerous form.
Sturgeon inhabiting the
Suwannee and
Choctawhatchee rivers have
been jumping and striking
boat occupants, sometimes
seriously injuring the person.
In one of the most damag-
ing incidents, publicized April
25, 2006, by the Florida
Museum of Natural History, a
woman cruising the
Suwannee was hit in the face
by a 3-foot-long Gulf sturgeon
(it's also found in the Gulf of
Mexico) that leaped into the
boat. According to the state-
ment, "The impact of' the
bony plates of the fish caused
(the victim) to suffer several
facial injuries and fractures
requiring plastic surgery...."
(By. a sturgeon. surge,on, no
clou. .
rrWhA'-. particularly 'fear-'
some is the size and power of
these fish, which, ironically,
are considered a "threatened
species" by the federal gov-
ernment. The Museum
remarked, "Gulf
sturgeons...can jump as high
as 8 'feet in' the air. They can
be as long, as 8 feet and can
weigh up to. 200 pounds."
On scuba dives, I've seen
scary critters underwater; e.g.,
moray eels, over-inquisitive
barracudas, an alligator), but I
was never attacked by one.
Who would expect to be in a
boat and get mugged by a
fish?! Maybe there's some
kind of piscine conspiracy
underway. The fish could be,
in effect, saying, "There! Take
that for eating my father!"
In fact, there are apparently
those who suspect as much.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service received a call asking,
"Are they attacking people on
purpose?" The USFWS dis-
counted the happenings as,
"purely random acts." Being
government guys, they proba-
bly did a survey, asking a rep-.
resentative sample of fish.
Anyway, we evidently have
a bunch of fish-like friends in
the underwater world.
Recently, a member of
American Legion Post 129,
Anita Langham, had passed
away and her ashes were
being dispersed in the ocean
from a Navy ship. Witnesses
said that, as the remains were
being respectfully dropped
overboard, a pair of dolphins
jumped spectacularly out of
the water in a kind of Flipper-
like salute to the deceased.

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Police Beat items are
compiled from police
reports, which are pub-
lic records and available
for public inspection at
individual police depart-

Grand theft was reported
July 8 in the 1300 block of 3rd
Street S. A mixer valued at
$900 was stolen from a busi-
ness just before 1 a.m. A wit-
ness observed a white truck
on the south side of the busi-
ness with the mixer in the
back. Four unknown male sus-
pects were standing next to
the vehicle.

Donald Klimowicz, 26, a
transient, was arrested July 7
and charged with introducing
contraband into a detention
facility in the 100 block of
Beach Proper N., according to
a police report. Klimowicz
approached a family on the
beach and began screaming
and cursing at them and
threatened to kill them,
police reported. A secret serv-
ice agent also on the beach
took control of the defendant
until police arrived. He told
arresting officers that he
dropped $6 near the holding
area and police found a small
amount of marijuana
wrapped in bills in the intake

Constance Morvene
Spaven, 31, of Atlantic Beach
was arrested July 7 and
charged with a warrant for
obtaining property with
worthless checks in the 300
block of of 3rd Street N.,
according to a police report.

Grand theft was reported
July 5 in the 400 block of 15th
Avenue S. Company receipts
and $2,200 in cash were
stolen from a night stand. The
victim told police he had a
party at his residence on July
4 and discovered the money
missing along with the
receipts the following day
when he was moving out of
the residence.

Grand theft of a motb .
vehicle wasire'ported Juliy,64n
the 100 block of 7th Avenue
N. A 1996 black Honda valued
at $6,000 was stolen from in

front of the
dence. The
unlocked and

victim's resi-
vehicle was
the keys were

* *
Maureen Leigh Rebstock,
44, of Ponte Vedra Beach was
arrested July 7 and charged
with battery on a law enforce-
ment officer in the 1900 block
of 3rd Street S., according to
a police report. Rebstock was
found passed out in the bush-
es in front of a business,
police reported. She became
combative with police who
arrived and questioned her
safety. She kicked an officer in
the leg and refused to comply
with attempts to secure her in
handcuffs. She was hit with a
taser but continued to resist
the efforts of the firefighters
giving her medical clearance
and a taser was deployed
again, police said.
* *
Grand theft of a motor
vehicle was reported July 4 in
the 200 block of 2nd Street N.
Police observed a vehicle trav-
eling without headlights and
initiated a traffic stop. The
driver exited the vehicle and
fled on foot. The 2006 silver
Chrysler 300 valued at
$20,000 was determined to be

Billy Micah Sermons, 29, of
Jacksonville was arrested July
5 and charged with fleeing
and attempting to elude
police in the 100 block of 8th
Avenue S., according to a
police report. Sermons was
stopped by police for a traffic
violation and exited the vehi-
cle. He ignored repeated com-
mands to get back in the vehi-
cle and started walking away
before running south. After a
brief foot chase, Sermons was
struck with a taser and arrest-
ed, police said,

No new reports.

Burglary was reported on
July 4 in the 1300 block of
East Coast Drive, according to
a police report. The victim's
car was broken into and a cell
phone was stolen, according
to the report.
Robbery was reported ohn
July 4 in the 1500 block of
Jordan Street, according to a
police report. The suspect hit

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the victim with a closed fist
and her purse was later miss-
ing, according to the report.
Ryan Walker, 21, was arrest-
ed on a felony charge of bat-
tery on a person 65 years or
older on July 5 in the 400
block of Aquatic Drive,
according to a police report
and misdemeanor charges of
domestic battery, according to
a police report.
* *


Joseph Michael Hill, 22, was
arrested for burglary and loi-
tering/prowling on July 7 in
the 200 block of North Street,
according to a police report.
The suspect was seen going
through several vehicles. The
suspect told police that he has
burglarized approximately 20
to 25 vehicles in Neptune
Beach and 5 to 10 vehicles in
Atlantic Beach over the past
few months, according to the

Susan Melina Freeman, 30,
was arrested on a felony
charge of leaving the scene of
an accident and a misde-
meanor charge of leaving the
scene of an accident on July 4
in the 800 block of Pioneer
Drive, according. to a police
report. The suspect rear
ended another vehicle and
then left the scene. The vic-
tims followed the suspect and
wrote down her tag .number,
according to the report.

A 26-year-old man was
arrested for simple battery
and possession of 20 grams or
less of cannabis, according to
a police report.

Criminal mischief was
reported on July 5 in the 1100
block of Hagler Drive W.,
according to a police report.

JB cop




Police log rabies
alerts, but big cat
is not diseased

A bobcat discovered along a
stretch of South Beach Parkway
in Jacksonville Beach July 3
was killed by police after con-
cerns were raised about a possi-
ble rabies case.
Officers responding to an
animal investigation. observed
the bobcat, appearing 'si&k or
injured, hiding under the
shrubs in the 2500 block of
South Beach Parkway.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
were notified of the incident
but were unable to reach the
scene quickly to euthanize the
According to the police
report, several reports have
come in regarding wild animals
with rabies in the Beaches area
but officials with the Duval
County Health Department
Tuesday Said they had not
received any information
regarding an outbreak that
would warrant issuing a rabies
An officer shot ,the bobcat
once in the head and trans-
ported the deceased animal to
a nearby veterinarian for dis-
Vet staff concurred that it
appeared the animal was struck
by a car and did not test the cat
for rabies.

4 teens arrested for

several Atl. Beach

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Four juveniles were arrested years old and hiding in the
for multiple car burglaries in bushes.
Atlantic Beach Monday, The suspects had numerous
according to a press release stolen items inside a vehicle
from the Atlantic Beach Police and had burglarized at least
Department. seven other vehicles in the
A resident on Country Club 1500 -2000 block of Beach
Lane witnessed the suspects Avenue, according to the press
enter his vehicle 'and steal a release.
tool, according to the press All of the vehicles that were
release., burglarized had been left
Police responded just before unlocked, according to police
3 a.m.and arrested the four reports.

JB police

arrest a

group of


A group of unruly transients
were arrested July 3 and
charged with disorderly intoxi-
cation and creating a public
disturbance in Jacksonville
Six homeless men and
women ranging in age from 25
to 39 were cursing at pedestri-
ans walking down the sidewalk
around 2 p.m. last Tuesday in
plain view of families in the
area, police said.
The group also threw several
beer cans into the bushes and
on the sidewalk and were
observed spreading an
unknown brown liquid on the
Officers arrived and proceed-
ed to take the "extremely
intoxicated" bunch into cus-
tody, a police report said. The
transients were uncooperative
and refused to answer ques-
tions before arguing and
threatening each other.


Changes to Third Street
between the St. Johns County
line and Atlantic Boulevard
and on Atlantic Boulevard
from Third Street to Mayport
Road will be presented for
public inspection Thursday.
The Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) will
host a workshop at the
Jacksonville Beach City
Council Chambers, located at
11 N. Third Street. FDOT staff
will be available from 4-6 p.m.
to answer questions and at 6
p.m., public comments will be
The proposed improve-
ments include resurfacing and
upgrading the traffic signals.
One major item of interest
is a proposal to relocate the
traffic signal from the 36th
Avenue South/Ponte Vedra
Boulevard intersection to the
Jacksonville Drive/37th
Avenue South intersection.
FDOT said a raised median
will be constructed at 36th
Avenue South/Ponte Vedra
Boulevard to improve safety.
Related improvements will
include building a new access
road from 36th Avenue South
to Jacksonville Drive to pro-
vide access to residents and
businesses on the west side of
SR A1A. Other work includes
replacing a 48-inch storm

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sewer pipe across Jacksonville
Drive because the existing
pipe is deteriorating, FDOT
officials said.
DOT spokesman Gina
Busscher said Tuesday after-
noon in a phone interview
that the proposed change is
expected to draw comments
as there has been some criti-
cism of the plan already.
Also planned is the closure
of the first median opening
north of Beach Boulevard to
lengthen the southbound left
turn lane at the intersection
of Beach Boulevard and Third
Street. These safety improve-
ments are recommended to
help reduce the number of
crashes at this location, FDOT
officials said. Additional right
of way is needed.
Currently, plans are to
resurface and make these
improvements in two differ-
ent projects. The southern
most segment extends from
the St. Johns County line to
Ninth Avenue North and is
scheduled for the Summer of
2008. Then, from Ninth
Avenue North to Mayport
Road is scheduled for resurfac-
ing in the Winter of 2009.
Median changes along
Atlantic Boulevard are to
accommodate a proposed
Wal-Mart, according to DOT
spokesman Mike Goldman.

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Jane Dobbs Maebert of
lacksonville Beach died July 1,
2007 at Community Hospice in
Jacksonville. A vocalist, musi-
cian, business woman, friend
and mother, she infused her sur-
roundings with a gentle spirit.
Maebert's passion was
singing. She worked diligently
to cultivate a beautiful voice.
Once a week for many years she
drove 200 miles to study with a
renowned voice coach. The
highlight of her career was per-
forming as a soloist with the
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at
the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.
.For 19 years Maebert was
director of music at the First
Baptist Church in Blue Ridge,
Ga., where she produced many
inspirational cantatas. An

accomplished pianist, she also
played the clarinet and the
organ. Music was a daily part of
her life.
For 22 years Maebert and her
son, Bill, owned and operated
the Unocal (now T/A)
Auto/Truck Plaza at 1-95 and
C.R. 210 in St. Johns county.
Having a superb eye for mer-
chandising, Maebert's retail
operations became the standard
to which the truck stop industry
aspired. The uniqueness of her
merchandise, coupled with a
genuine desire'to make all cus-
tomers feel welcomed and
appreciated, insured her success.
Maebert's friends knew her to
be loyal, devoted and joyful.
She chose her friends not by
their color, creed or class, but by
who they were. She touched
their souls. family said.
Maebert was a devoted moth-
er to her only son, Bill. Her
influence and guidance in his
life was immeasurable. She
glowed with pride when she
spoke about him.
Maebert will be interred fol-
lowing a graveside service at
Chastain Memorial Park in Blue
Ridge, Ga.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


The PARC Group, master developer for the Town of Nocatee,
announces the addition of a luxury apartment rental communi-
ty in Nocatee to be built by Broad Street Partners, a premier
developer of apartments and condominiums in the Southeast.
"This is an important and strategic addition to Nocatee," said
Richard Ray, a partner with The PARC Group. "These luxury
apartment homes will provide an exciting place to live for those
who are not quite ready to purchase a home but want to be a part
of Nocatee, and it will also provide home buyers an option to
reside within Nocatee while their new home is under construc-
Rogers Towers, P.A., has announced the addition of Susanna
Markley to the firm's Ponte Vedra Beach office. Markley joins the
firm's Real Estate Department as a Loan Processor. She brings
more than ten years of real estate title and lending experience to
the firm. Prior to joining Rogers Towers, she worked as a closer
for Watson & Osborne, P.A. Markley received her Bachelor of
Applied Science from Purdue University. The firm provides coun-
TifiTdg-egi" ^ i-serfvices ri-the areas of: 'Constructiori:
Corporate; Labor and Employment; Environmental; Eminent
Domain; Elder Law;. Family Law; Health; Immigration;
Intellectual Property; Land Use; Litigation; Real Estate; Taxation;
Trusts and Estates; and Wills;

Violet "Vi" Sidorski, 79,
born Sept. 28, 1927 in
Astoria, N.Y., died July 6,
2007 in her home in
Jacksonville Beach.
Sidorski was a loving wife
and homemaker, the family
said, with her husband,
Eddie, a CMAA who served in
the U.S Navy for 24 years.
They resided in Ethiopia,
Africa; San Juan, P.R.; and
Galveston, Tex. The couple
returned to Jacksonville
Beach in 1971.
Sidorski is survived by two
sisters, Josephine F6deraro
and Enez Mitzkewich of New
Jersey; one brother, Frank

Cima of Connecticut; two
nieces, Laura Foderaro and
Karen Tosco of New Jersey;
five nephews; and many
friends who will miss her
dearly. Sidorski was prede-
ceased by her husband of 56
years, Eddie.
A graveside celebration was
held Monday at H. Warren
Smith Cemetery. Donations
may be made, in lieu of flow-
ers, to Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida or the
American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.

CDR Mark R. Vollmer (Ret.),
born June 23, 1956 to Capt.
Cecil and Malease B. Vollmer
in Queens, N.Y., died July 8,
2007. He is survived by his
wife of 28 years, Linda; son,
Bryce; daughter, Cameron; sis-
ter, Cynthia Thomas; and
brother, David.
Vollmer was a graduate of
the American Embassy School,
New Delhi, India, Univ. FL,
and received a master's degree
from Webster University.
During a 21-year career as a
U.S. Naval officer and aviator,
Vollmer served on various
ships in both the Atlantic and
Pacific Fleets, flying H-3, H-60
and C-12 aircraft. He was cred-

ited with 12 at-sea rescues and
received numerous commen-
dations, including two
Meritorious Service Medals.
Vollmer continued his pas-
sion for flight with American
Airlines, then joined the staff
of Don Patterson & Assoc.
A memorial service will be
held at 11 a.m. Saturday at
Beach United Methodist
Church, Jacksonville Beach. In
lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to Beaches Habitat,
where Vollmer contributed
many joyful hours of service.
Arrangements are entrusted
to Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.

Affordable condo complex opening units

Developer Atlantica
Investment Group has com-
pleted its conversion of 100
apartment homes into afford-
able condominiums in
Atlantic Beach.
After acquiring the property
in September 2006, the devel-
oper is reintroducing the
multi-family community as
Atlantica Condominium -
its first Northeast Florida resi-
dential real estate project.
"With prices starting at
$147,900 for newly renovated
condominiums at the beach,
purchase opportunities will
be extremely limited," said
Maria "Cuqui" Perez, vice
president of operations and
Realtor associate for Capital
Real Estate Team.
Within privately gated
Atlantica Condominium, the

homes are slated to open to
the general public at the end
of July. There are two floor
plans featuring 894 square
Interior amenities include:
an open kitchen featuring
stainless steel appliances,
-granite countertops, Italian
cabinetry; an eat-in bar; and
carpet and tile flooring.
All Atlantica Condominium
homes will feature a private
patio or balcony offering
nature or pool views.
"Atlantica Condominium is
a welcoming, yet very inti-
mate, beachside community,"
said Ilias Pappas, managing
partner for Atlantica
Group. "We are pleased to
offer affordable homes that
accommodate countless
diverse lifestyles, and we are
equally pleased to be such a
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Atlantica Condominium is located at 2760 Mayport Road.

well-received presence in the
local community."
The private Clubhouse
includes: a catering kitchen;
resident business center;
health and fitness center;
lounge area and designated
restroom facilities. Also
housed in the Clubhouse is
the sales center.
Atlantica Condominium is

located at 2760 Mayport Road
in Atlantic Beach, approxi-
mately one-half mile south of
Mayport Naval Air Station.
Both Atlantica Investment
Group and Capital Real Estate
Team are inviting Realtors to,
a V.I.P. sneak preview and
luncheon on July 24 from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m.

Atlantica Condominium features a clubhouse and pool.

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Carolyn Haney has been named Vice President for the
Jacksonville chapter of the American Heart Association. For the
last 13 years she held positions with both the Tourism and
Communications industries. She was with Morris
Communications 1990-2003 holding various positions within
the newspaper and magazine industry. During her'tenure at
Morris Communications, she held a variety of roles beginning as
Classified Phone Room Supervisor and served as General
Manager, Regional Marketing Director, Best Read Guide and later
in her career to Recruitment Manager, Florida Times Union. Her
most recent tenure was the Director of Tourism Sales and
Marketing for Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Yulee Chamber
of Commerce. While focusing on local fundraising with the
Heart Walk, the Heart Ball and the Go Red luncheon, Haney is
involving corporations and their employees in Start!, a national
campaign calling on all Americans and their employers to create
a culture of physical activity and health through walking.

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Home Sweet Home: Building a house to rebuild a life

"The whole thing was amaz-
ing," summarizes Jonnie Young
to describe her experience with
Habitat at the Beaches.
Young first got involved with
the organization in March
2006. She was very active in her
church for years, and used to
volunteer for Habijax. She
couldn't imagine that one day,
she would benefit from the
homeowners program. But it
She recalled the day on March
2006, when her partner of eight
years asked her to leave after a
"There I was: 41 years-old,
with three children, a full-time
job, and no home," she said. It
was abrupt, unplanned, and
Within eight weeks, she
moved five times. Different
friends and families in her
church opened their houses to
her and her children.
She said she was grateful for
these helpful hands, but it was
still a difficult time. During
these eight weeks, she experi-
enced the reality of being
homeless and said it was tough
to face the recurrent question
her children would ask after
school: "'Where are we going
"The hardest part of being
homeless is not having the
comfort of a home. When
you're tired, and you're cold,
and you've had a hard day at
work, you go home, you fall on
the couch, take a blanket, and
watch some mindless TV show,
while drinking your favorite
tea...This was not possible for
She and her children .moved
into a house owned by Helping
Hands Village, a nonprofit

Jonnie Young relaxes at her home.

organization dedicated to house
families in transitional situa-
tions at the Beaches.
In the meantime, she started
the Habitat process, attending
an orientation meeting, per-
forming eight hours of volun-

teer service as an application
fee, and meeting with the
Family Selection Committee.
Young said she was amazed
how things happened so quick-
ly. "From start to finish, it took
less than one year to move into

my new home," she says.
Her house was sponsored by
Apostle Build, one of the pro-
grams provided by Habitat,
which involves a community of
churches. Her church family
.took part in the project as the

main sponsor.
"It was wonderful to work
side by side with people with
whom I worshiped. The most
amazing part was how we lifted
each other up." '
During the five months of

construction, she credits the
support of others and her faith
with giving her the strength to
get through the situation she
was struggling with.
"Otherwise, how could I have
been able to work 40 hours a
week, plus an average of 14
hours on the house, and then
take care of the kids? God had
to be along with very wonderful
people: my Church family,
Habitat's staff and volunteers."
"When things were hard, I
used to walk on the Beach,
spoke to God, and I prayed for a
sign. I would ask him to send
me a dolphin. And a dolphin
would jump out of the water,"
she said.
Her house was dedicated in
January 2007.
She .said she felt a twinge of
sorrow after the ceremony.. The
construction was over, and so
was the team who worked con-
sistently for several months.
She said she plans to come
back as a volunteer, because
Habitat has become her second
Describing Habitat as both a
beautiful and necessary thing
here at the Beaches, she
explained that the housing cri-
sis here has affected the profile
of homeless people.
"Now, homeless people look
like me! So many service indus-
tries workers have lost their
homes due to the cost of real
She says that Habitat brought
her a new beginning: "Not only
did they build me a house; they
helped me build my life again,
out of the ruin."
This story was written by an
intern for Habitat at the Beaches.
The organization may be reached
by calling 241-1222.

Wrinkles and dings

M stories they could tell


... . .


Jake Moschberger, the first junior member of the Beaches Area Model Railroad Club, stands
with co-founder Rich Paul at the club's meeting last month.

Beaches Model Train Club needs

new home to put down tracks

Isn't it wonderful to smell
the mouth-watering aroma.
of lasagna? Comfort food,
can't you just taste it? Cooking
for my family gives me a feel-
ing of satisfaction.
I come from a long line of
household executives. Women
who take pride in staying
home with their children and
who love to gather them
around the table. Moms who
are humbled to be able to make
this their full-time commit-
Today I am feeling especially
nostalgic. My Mom just gave
me a marigold-colored lasagna
pan. It belonged to my Granni.
I am inspired by the hundreds
of meals that have been loving-
ly prepared by her precious
It represents my mother's
childhood. My mind's eye pic-
tures Mom helping Granni
cook dinner in this dish for her
six brothers and sisters.
Imagine the laughter they must
have shared, the special con-
versations had.
What must it have been like
cooking in the middle of that
chaos? I know what dinnertime
is like with three, but seven?
Oh, to have been a fly on the
wall. Nothing seemed to faze
Granni. She took everything in


stride. Always sharing her beau-
tiful attitude and zest for life.
M o m you are not going to
believe this. Get in here now,"
Patti frantically calls to her
G r a n n i hustles to the
girl's room while she is fever-
ishly working to get the kids
ready for a Christmas portrait.
Johnny is looming over the
muddle with a mischievous
look on his face.
An amazing seamstress,
Granni had made matching
dresses for the three girls.
Laney's frock had been sabo-
taged in a way she never could
have imagined. It had been
attacked by the brother, hold-
ing the scissors, in the pink

room with the red shag carpet.
"Oh, heavens." Her lips
pressed together taut, causing
those little lines to form at the
comers of her mouth. Hands
on both hips.
She scurries to the scraps,
gathers them up with a few
mutterings under her breath
and retreats to her sewing
room. Grabbing the Scotch
tape, her diligent hands piece it
back together in no time. What
a gal. The family photo goes off
without a hitch. There was
nothing she couldn't conquer.
I will think of Granni and
smile each time I prepare a
family meal in my bright yel-
low- dish. What a wonderful
reminder of memories to share
with my boys. Nourishing their
bodies with the same pan that
fed my Poppa; two aunts, four
uncles and my mom. Such his-
tory and so much love.
The next time I see an old
piece of kitchenware at a
garage sale, I will see it with
different eyes. The dings and
scratches are vessels to the
many stories it could tell. Just
like wrinkles on the old, they
have been earned, full of char-
acter, each tied to a lifetime of
Jennifer lives in Fernandina
with her husband and three boys.

The Beaches Area Model Railroad Club
needs a new home.
Club members recently learned the proper-
ty it has been using at 953 4th St. N. has been
sold and the group will have to find a new
home for its model trains and meetings.
Club spokesman Richard Paul said the
building the club is in has been acquired by
Hakimian Holding of Jacksonville. According
to Paul, Hakimian has purchased the entire
block of buildings, including Sportsmania.
"If we want to pay $15 a square foot for
rent, we could stay there. That's roughly.
$1,500, and we can't afford that. If we can't
find another location for the Beaches Area
Model Railroad Club, we're going to be
homeless," said Paul, who founded the club
in 1993 with Dave Henk.
Since 2000, the model railroad club has
met Tuesdays and Fridays at 953 4th St. N. in
Jacksonville Beach. The club has 22 adult and
six junior members. The $20-a-month, dues-
paying group attracts retirees. The tab for
juniors is $1 a year.
The club's lease at the current location ends

Aug. 31. Because of renovations they did, the
members didn't have to pay rent for the sec-
ond-floor space.
"Having it rent-free has been a huge help to
us to keep our costs down so we could spend
money on the layout and keep the dues rea-
sonable," Paul has said. "The club is basically
open to anyone interested in model railroad-
The club is looking for 800 to 1,000 square
feet of space that would rent for $200 to $250
a month.
"That's the most we can afford," Paul said
July 5. "We were thinking of buying an old
railroad car, putting it on a property and ren-
ovating it."
The cost of the property they had in mind
was $2,600 a month.
"We're looking for someone who might
have vacant property who would be willing
for us to pay $200-250 a month. We would
pay utilities; we have our own liability insur-
ance. We would be willing to renovate the
property," Paul said.
Scale-model-railroad-inclined landlords
can reach Paul at 223-5133 or Henk at 641-

Ballroom Dancing
Except for the month of July, Ballroom
Dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday
at the Beaches Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is $5. For informa-
tion, call 241-3796.

AARP Safe Driver
An AARP Driver Safety Program will be held
July 14-15 at the Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center, 2004 Forest Ave. Registration for the
eight-hour course, four. hours each day, is $10.
Hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m.
Sunday. Call 270-1688 or e-mail r.spruell@com- for required reservations.

Monday Movie Matinees
Monday Movie Matinees at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center, 2004 Forest
Avenue, are "Because I Said So" July 16, "A
Good Year" July 23 and "Aurora Borealis" July
30. The movies begin at 1:30 p.m. To go along
with each film, a bag of popcorn, candy bar and
soft drink is available for $1.

Bridge for Dummies
A Beginners Bridge Class will be offered for
five weeks beginning July 17 and run from 3-5
p.m. consecutive Tuesdays at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center. Master Bridge
Player Peggy Higginbotham will instruct.
Registration is required. For information, call
the Senior Activity Center at 270-1688.

Free Diabetic Seminar
A free diabetic seminar that will introduce
innovative technology and offer nutritional tips
will be held starting at 1 p.m. July 18 at the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center. Healthy
snacks will be served. Call 270-1688 for registra-

Beaches Senior Center
The Beaches Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach, offers a variety of programs
each day. On an on-going basis, Uno cards is
played at 8:30 a.m. each week day, and





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'., Laura Zeltvay and Art
DePaolo both of
Jacksonville were engaged
on June 6, 2007 in Costa
The bride-elect, Laura
Zeltvay, is the daughter of
a "x ,.. Paul Zeltvay and Susan
.. Haas of Jacksonville. The
bride to be is a stylist.
Art DePaolo is the son of
SMr. and Mrs. Arthur
DePaolo. The groom-elect is
an architectural designer.
The couple plans to
marry in Spring 2008.


William and Majorie
SPound of Jacksonville
announce the engagement
of their daughter Devon
Michelle Pound to Michael
Alan Muttillo. The couple
plan to marry in May of
2008 at the Garden Club of
Jacksonville. Both Devon
and Michael are from
Michael Alan Muttillo is
the son of Carol Ann
Muttillo from Riverside and
SDonald Muttillo from
The bride-elect has a
B.A.E. from the University
of North Florida and is cur-
rently pursuing her master's
degree in school counseling.
The groom-elect is cur-
rently attending the
University of North Florida
as a communications major.


Phillip and Lisa Melendez
of Jacksonville are announc-
ing the engagement of their
V.t daughter Melissa Melendez
to groom-to-be Richard
Velazquez. The couple plans
to marry in October 2008 at
St. Paul's Catholic Church in
Jacksonville Beach.
S '. son of Francisca Soto of
.- TBrooklyn, New York.


Dwayne and Julie
Wiechmann of Jacksonville
are announcing the engage-
ment of their son Ronald
Smith to Kristina Pupuncoski
of Sydney, Australia. He is
also the son of John and
Tammy Smith of Callahan..
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Katherine and
Peter Pupuncoski of Sydney,
She has a BBA marketing
from the University of
Western Sydney. He has a BA
in psychology from the
University of Florida. They
are both currently graduate
students at the University of
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Amanda Wygal and Michael Wainer, both from Jacksonville
Beach, were married in St. Pauls Catholic Church in Jacksonville
Beach on June 30. The wedding ceremony was followed by a
reception at the Lodge and Club of Ponte Vedra Beach.
The bride-elect is an Executive Marketing Manager at John
Wiley and Sons, Inc. in Hoboken, N.J. and is the daughter of
Gene and Sharon Wygal of Jacksonville Beach.
The grdom-elect is a Senior
Analyst at the Goldman Sachs
Group in New York, New York I

and is the son of David and
Patricia Wainer of Neptune
Beach. After a honeymoon in
Hawaii, the couple will reside in
New York City.

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Monica A. and Douglas R.
Medelberg of Atlantic Beach
marked their 50th wedding
anniversary July 4. A party at
Mayport Naval Station is
planned for July 28.
The couple, who met in
Washington, D.C., were mar-
ried in New Orleans, La., on
July 4, 1957.
The former Monica Barrios,
originally from New Orleans,
spent 30 years in civil service.
Her husband, originally from
Minneapolis, Minn., was in
the Navy for 30 years.
Their children are Lisa
Inscoe, Leslie Carraway, Dana
Fleming and Laurie Hawk,
and they have six grandchil-

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Beaches Habitat Board welcomed new employee, Mary Ann Christensen,
their new Development director, at their June meeting. There was a dinner
served from Turtle Island prior to the meeting which is held on the fourth
Thursday of each month.


Officer Casey Criffis and Magnum of the JSO Mounted unit visit the children attending the Beaches School summer
camp on June 5.

Greater Beaches VFW Post 3270 members, from left, Katy Stark, Richard Hurst, Eileen
Fair and Lee Fair deliver made-to-order pizzas to the post's members on the fourth Friday
of each month as a fundraiser to raise money for their organization. For more information
contact Sherry Bodkin, canteen manager at the VFW Post 3270, 259-7366.


Continued from A-7
bridge is played from 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday and
Thursday. Ceramics is offered at 9 a.m. Monday-'
Wednesdays, and Bingo is played at 10 a.m. each
week day. Exercise classes are offered at 9:30 a.m.
and 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday,.
and beach walks are taken at 9 a.m. Monday-
Friday. There's a bridge class at 1 p.m. Tuesday and
a bridge tournament from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Computer classes are offered at 12:30 p.m. and
2:15 p.m. Monday, "and Chinese Mah Jong is
played from 12:30-3:30 p:m. Thursday. A -Line
Dancing Class is offered at 1:30 p.m. Monday.
Word puzzles/trivia and the treadmill are available
every day. UNF nursing students visit the center
Tuesday. Lunch reservations must be made, three
days in advance. For information, call 241-3791.

Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center
The Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center,
2004 Forest Avenue, is open from 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-4
p.m. Friday. Its phone number is 270-1688; the
website is Monday
offers Improve Your Bridge from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.,
Scrabble 1-4 p.m. July 16, Open Bridge Play in the
afternoon, Movie Matinee Madness 1:30-4 p.m.
each Monday, Aerobics 5:30-6:30 p.m., Beginning
Yoga 7-8:30 p.m. and a Reckless Readers Book
Discussion 7-9 p.m. July 16. Tuesday has Acrylic
Painting from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. July 24, Canasta
Open Play 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Stretch, Strength and
Balance 10-11 a.m., Fitness for Seniors 11 a.m.-12
p.m., Beginning Bridge Classes 3-5 p.m. and
Duplicate Bridge 7-10 p.m. Wednesday brings
Gentle Yoga from 10-11 a.m., Poker Tournament
1-4 p.m. (tables, cards, chips, refreshments and
snacks are provided), Beaders Workshop 1-3 p.m.,
Aerobics 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Pillow Pals 6:30-8:30
p.m. Thursday offers Take Off Pounds Sensibly
from 9-10:30 a.m., Canasta Open Play 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Stretch, Strength and Balance 10-11 a.m.,
Fitness for Seniors 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Ukulele
Ensemble 3:30-5 p.m. on a TBA Thursday and an
FOP Meeting 7:30-9:30 p.m. July 12. Friday has
Quilting from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Beaders
Workshop 1-3 p.m., Saturday offers Beach Bums
Quilting 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21, and Sunday has
Sunday Night Discussion Group from 7-9 p.m.

Players Community Senior Center
The Players Community Senior Center, 175
Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, has different
programs for each day of the week. On a continu-
ing basis, Monday offers Scrabble at 1 p.m., while
Tuesday has Blood Pressure Screening from 10-11
a.m., Chair Exercises 10:30-11 a.m., E-
mail/Internet for Grandparents 10:30 a.m.-12
p.m. and Bingo 1-2 p.m. Wednesday has Beginner
Bridge from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Social Bridge 10
a.m.-l p.m., Gentle Tai Chi w/David Paul 10:30-
11:30 a.m. ($5), Line Dancing w/Donia Tyner 1-2
p.m. ($2), Free Movies 2 p.m. and Crafts
w/Jacqueline Reimann 1-3 p.m. ($3). Thursday
offers Blood Pressure Screening from 10-11 a.m.,
Gentle Tai Chi w/Dennis Shiels 10:30-11:30 a.m.
($5), E-mail/Internet for Grandparents 10:30 a.m.-
12 p.m. and Bingo 1-2 p.m. Friday has Duplicate
Bridge from 1-4 p.m., Canasta 11 a.m. and
Watercolor Painting 1-4 p.m. The Players Center
serves lunch each day. Call 280-3233 to make a


London Symphony Orchestra
The Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center
attends the Florida International Festival in
Daytona Beach with the London Symphony
Orchestra July 28. The London Symphony marks
its 40-year association with the Florida
International Festival with a "Music of
Hollywood" Pops Concert. Charter transportation
.and dinner are included.- Call 2"0-1688 for infor-
mation or to make a reservation.

New Tap Classes Starting
The Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center
offers Beginning Tap Classes scheduled to start at
10 a.m. Monday mornings beginning Aug. 6 and
at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings starting Aug. 1.
"If you can walk and talk, you can tap." Call Jane
241-0432 for information.

Art Association
The Pablo Towers Art Association meets from
12:30-3 p.m. Wednesday. Call 246-4158 for infor-

Future Trips
Future trips planned by the Neptune .Beach
Senior Activity Center include the IMAX Aug. 24,
Jacksonville Jaguars-Houston Texans Oct. 14,
Kennedy Space Center Nov. 16, a December
Christmas Mystery.Trip, Symphony Coffee Series
Jan' 18 and Broadway in Jacksonville's "Spamalot"
Feb. 20.

Senior Tennis-
Tennis for seniors is offered from 9-11 a.m. at
Huguenot Tennis Center in Jacksonville Beach.
For information, call Moe at 247-6221.

Senior Workshop
Edward Jones, 13171 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 300,
Jacksonville, offers a free senior workshop at 10
a.m. Tuesday on a variety of topics, including
retirement income planning, wealth transfers,
IRAs, annuities and life insurance. Reservations
are required. Call 221-8501.

Consider Yoga
-Yoga for Health & Healing is offered from
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center. The class is designed
for those reluctant to attend a regular class but
want to learn the fundamentals of yoga. For infor-
mation, contact Leslie Lyne at the Senior Activity
Center, 270-1688, or call the teacher, Nancy
Rathburn, at 386-6453.
*Senior Yoga Classes are offered from 10-11 a.m.
Thursday at Let's Dance Studio, 246 Solana Road,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Senior yoga is done standing
and using a chair. Students of all ages and levels of
health are invited. No prior experience is required.
For information, call Joan Ryan at 280-4628 or
*Healthy Back Yoga Classes are offered from 9-
10 a.m. Saturday morning at Let's Dance Studio,
246 Solano Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Pre-registra-
tion is required. Classes are designed to teach par-
ticipants how to keep their back healthy or return
their back to health. For information, call Joan
Ryan at 280-4628 or email

Elaine Bohn, left, looks on while Liz. Dallas, chairman of the
Kentucky Derby Day Party Fundraiser, right, presents a donation
to Danielle Daker, Special Events Manager of the Jacksonville
Humane Society, center, to help with the rebuilding process after
a devastating fire destroyed their original place of business. For
more.information on the Jacksonville Humane Society or the
make a donation visit or call 904-725-8766.

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Wednesday, July 11
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. in the
Wilson/Epstein Diagnostic
Center, 1320 Roberts Road,
Jacksonville Beach, near Baptist
Medical Center Beaches.
Beaches Watch meetings are
open to the public. For informa-
tion, call 513-9242 or visit

Diabetes Health Fair: The
Players Community Senior
Center, 175 Landrum Lane,
holds a Diabetes Health Fair
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors,
homecare providers, hospice, a
diabetic supply company and
diabetic shoe distributor will'be
on hand. A guest speaker will
address nutrition issues, and a
complimentary diabetic-friend-
ly lunch will be served.
Reservations are required. Call
Julie Wright at 280-3233 for

VFW Ladies Auxiliary: The
Ladies Auxiliary of Greater
Beaches VFW Post 3270 meets
at 7 p.m. at 915 8th Ave. S.,

Jacksonville Beach. Members
are encouraged to bring a guest.
For information, call 249-7366.

Thursday, July 12 ,
Free to Soar: The first
Community Women's
Conference, "Hurting Solutions
Free To Soar," a three-day event,
will be held July 12-14 at 123
8th St. S., Jacksonville Beach.
The event is free and seating is
limited. Call 241-9350 to sign

Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches: Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva Marina
Country Club. The speaker is
estate planner Tom
Worthington. The program is
changes in estate, trust and gift
tax laws. Non-members are
encouraged to attend. Their cost
is $15. For information, call
club president Ed Robinson at
610-3740 or visit www.beach-

Friday, July 13
Author at Bookmark:
Military reporter and author Ed
Offley will be at The Bookmark,
299 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, at 7 p.m. to discuss and
sign copies of his book,
"Scorpion Down, Sunk by the
Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon:
The Untold Story of the USS
Scorpion." The Scorpion sank
in May of 1968, killing all 99
men onboard. For information,
call 241-9026.

Fish Fry: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts a
Fish Fry from 5-8 p.m. at the
Branch Home, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. A dona-
tion of $8 is requested for each
dinner. Carry out orders are
accepted. The public is always
invited to dinner. Starting at 9
p.m., the music of Doug Bracey
entertains until 1 a.m.
Local Auditions: Auditions
for two original scripts to shot
locally by Jeremie Cook
Productions, "The Bench Test"
and "With One Day," will be
held Friday and Saturday.

Auditions will be held from 1-6
p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saturday at 5164-A Norwood
Ave., Jacksonville. Needed are
all types, ages, races, sizes and
nationalities. Auditioners
should bring a headshot and
resume as well as a 30-second
prepared monologue. There will
be some reading from scripts.
Cook's number is 716-6174.

Saturday, July 14
American Ballroom: The
American Ballroom and
Contemporary Dance
Association meets the second
Saturday of every month at
Bolero's Ballroom, 10131
Atlantic Blvd. Dancing to a live
band starts at 8 p.m. The associ-
ation offers free set-ups and
snacks, but it's a BYOB evening.
Guest admission is $12. For
information and reservations,
,call 246-2858.
Macintosh Group: The
recently reorganized Beaches
Macintosh Special Interest
Group (SIG) will meet at 10:30

a.m. at the Beaches Branch
Library. Local software develop-
er James H. Lee will report on
his recent trip to the Wide
World Developer's Conference
and demonstrate Mac OS 10.5
(Leopard) that is being released
in October. The meeting is
open to the public. For informa-
tion, call Phyllis Haeseler at

Spaghetti Dinner: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch 290
hosts a Spaghetti Dinner from
5-8 p.m. at the Branch Home,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic

Beach. A donation of $8 is
requested for each dinner. Carry
out orders are accepted. Starting
at 9 p.m., the music of Doug
Bracey entertains until 1 a.m.

Sunday, July 15

USO Yard Sale: The Mayport
USO hosts a Yard Sale, for which
inside tables are $10 and outside
tables $5. To reserve a space or
for information, call 246-3481.
The USO facility is located at
2560 Mayport Road, Atlantic




Terry DeLoach and his wife, Karen, stand by images he did for
the recent Art Unleashed 2007 juried art show where he
received an honorable mention from over 50 plus entries. The
acrylic on canvas painting shows Monty, a homeless mix lab
who Deloach and his wife adopted. Art Unleashed is an annual
fundraiser which seeks to engage the public, artist and art buy-
ing community in helping to address the overwhelming pet
overpopulation problem. Local and regional pet inspired art-
works were the highlight of the event with over 500 attendees.

Jacksonville Lodge #221 Exalted Ruler Doug Alger, left, congratulates Trustee John
Markiewic2, who received a Bronze Level Award for his high level of giving to the Elks
National Foundation.


Summer is here, school is
out and kids are only looking
forward to sitting in front of a
TV and playing video games
all day. It's usually thfs time
of year that kids get lazy, apa-
thetic and gain weight.
To keep kids moving and
having fun, MY GYM offers
ten suggestions of things to
do with children. The sug-
egstions include:
Alphabet Soup Game: This
game is a fun spin off of freeze
dance! For youngsters, every
time the music stops they
need to yell the next letter in
the alphabet. For your older
children, when the music
stops have them find a part-
ner and make their bodies
into the next letter of the
alphabet! You can start the
game at A and go consecutive-
ly through the letters or start
with Z and go backwards to
make it more tricky!

Circle Chase: Have every-
one participating sit in a cir-
cle! For youngsters, have the
child chase the parent around
the outside of the circle! For
your older children, have
three children chase at a time
around their friends ... Trying
not to be passed by their
friend behind them!
Color Tag: The game leader
will yell out a color and a
body party (ex: Toes on Red)
and the children need to put
their body part on that color!
To make this game more
tricky yell out two colors and
two body parts (ex: Stomachs
on Yellow, Elbows on Green)!
Freeze Tag: This is a classic!
One to three children are it -
Parents can play with younger
children as their teammate -
The three children that are it
work to tag and freeze all of'
their friends!
Meow Mix Shuffle: When
the music starts, the children

all run around within the out-
lined play area. When the
music stops they need to
make a group of two. The next
time the music stops they'll
have to find a group of
three... then four... and so on!
Musical Hula Hoops: This
is a fun spin off of musical
chairs but rather than get-
ting out when there aren't
enough chairs, the children
work to fit as many people
necessary within the remain-
ing hoop(s)!
Red Light/Green Light
Challenge: Start out by hav-
ing your children play Red
Light Green Light but to make
it- more tricky -- switch the
colors Have blue mean go
and yellow mean stop!
To the Line!: For this game,
you'll need to set up two lines
approximately 12 15 feet
apart. Children will split into
teams and race from one line,
to the other, and back! To

Hawk Younkins, who grew up in Ponte
Vedra, will be in his first feature film.
"Thunder Over Reno," which just picked
up major distribution and is due out in
over 5,500 theaters worldwide on Sept.l
29. Younkins graduated from The Bolles
School in 2000, and was a Theatre Arts
major at the University of Idaho where
he also played college football and ice
hockey. He is a professional wrestler
and ultimate fighter who is producing
two films with multimillion dollar budg-
ets, the first of which, "Top Fuel," is to
be shot in Jacksonville and Gainesville
this fall.

make this more tricky you can
add pillow-sacks, or even try
three legged races!
Snowball Game: Why not!?
Snow in the summer time!!
You'll need as many nerf balls
as you have children When
the music turns on, the chil-
dren are able to throw snow-
balls (nerf balls) at their
friends, but when the music
stops they have to pretend
they are pillows and fall
Animal Relay: For this
game, you'll need two lines
approximately 12 15 feet
apart. Have the children move
from line to line acting out
different animals! They can be
monkeys, snakes, giraffes,
bears, frogs, cheetahs, ele-
phants! You can even have
them come up with their own
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Tuesday, Oct. 2
PVWGA seeks sponsors: This year's Ponte Vedra Women's
Golf Association tournament focuses on the battle against breast
cancer. On Oct. 2, when more than 100 golfers hit the fairways
at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, they will be making more than
just birdies and eagles. By the end of the day, the PVWGA first
Pink Ribbon Golf Classic presented by the Nick Price Collection
hopes to achieve more than $20,000 for breast cancer research
at the Mayo Clinic. The Ponte Vedra Women's Golf Association
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July 11, 2007 SPORTS

* Kingfishing success
* Golfers vs. gators
* Sports Briefs

Competition heats up in the pool

The competitive summer
swim season is underway and
action is as hot as the weather
for area teams seeking titles in
the pool.
The Fletcher team amassed
332 points on the way to
trouncing Sandalwood (69), San
Souci (66) and Wolfson (44) at
Fletcher High School on
Saturday morning.
At Beaches Aquatic Center,
the Beaches Aquatic Swim Team
squared off against Pace Island.
BAST swimmers swept the
girls 10-under 100-yard individual
medley, with Lindsay
McPherson, Kristi McPherson
and Jackie White takinf the top
three spots.
The boys 10-under IM saw
Pace Island's Conor Rynne fin-
ish first followed by the
Dolphins' Brian Alford in sec-
ond and the Piranhas' Brian
Stokes in third.
In the girls 11-12 IM, BAST
teammates Eva Porter and
Natalie Alford were first and sec-
ond respectively, while Pace
Island's Maddie Rollins came in
The Dolphins' Pete
VanDerZee won the boys 11-12
IM, followed by Pace Island's
Tyler Sullivan and BAST's Noah
Another Dolphin's sweep in
the girls 13-14 IM has Skylar
Seal, Lindsey Michael and
Shannon McPherson finishing
Pace Island's Russell Rollins
was tops in the boys 13-14 IM,
followed by the Dolphins' Chris
The girls 15-18 IM saw the
Piranhas' Lacey Fritts take first
followed Claire Alford of the
Pace Island swept the freestyle
relays with the exception of the
girls 13-14 200-yard race which
was won by-the BAST quartet of
Shannon McPherson, Lindsey
Michael, Anna Porter and Skylar
Lindsay McPherson won the
girls 8-under 25-yard butterfly
with Pace Island's Cierra Shook
and BAST's Riley Jacobs placing
second and third respectively.
Piranhas Randy Brunson and
Cameron Smark grabbed the
first two spots in the boys 8-

under butterfly, with the
Dolphins' Jake VanDerZee tak-
ing third.
In the girls 9-10 50-yard but-
terfly, Pace Island's Cassie Wills
placed first with the Dolphins'
Kristi McPherson coming in sec-
ond and Pace's Hannah Grey
Brian Alford got BAST back on
the winning track when he
claimed the boys 9-10 butterfly,
with teammate Nico Pompilio
placing third. Pace Island's
Conor Rymne was second.
Eve Porter kept up the win-
ning for BAST when she swam
to victory in the girls 11-12 but-
terfly, followed by teammates
Cassidy Seal and Natalie Alford
in second and third respectively.
Pace Island swimmers swept
the boys 11-12 and boys 13-14
butterfly races.
The Piranhas' Maddie Rymne
won the girls 13-14 butterfly,
with BAST's Skylar Seal placing
second and Lindsey Michael
coming in third.
Claire Alford finished third in
the girls 15-18 butterfly race.
A pair of Pace Island swim-
mers swept the boys 15-18 but-
terfly event.
In the girls 6-under 25-yard
backstroke, the Piranhas' Rachel
Conomea claimed victory fol-
lowed by BAST's Olivia Morello
in second and Pace Island's
Rhianna Pressler in third.
Cameron Hardy was the top
Dolphins finisher in the boys 6-
under backstroke race, placing
Dolphins teammates Lindsay
McPherson and Maeloni
Pompilio took first and third,
respectively, in the girls 7-8
backstroke event.
In he boys 7-8 backstroke,
Casey Herron and Jake
VanDerZee finished second and
third for the Beaches Aquatic
Swim Team.
Teammates Jackie White and
Kristi McPherson finished 1-2 in
the girls 9-10 50-yard backstroke.
In thelboys 9-10 backstroke,
BAST's Brian Alford and Nico
Pompilio placed second and
third respectively. .. ...
The Dolphins again made it a
1-2 finish in the 11-12 back-
stroke race as Natalie Alford
swam to victory followed by
Brianna Sessions.
Pace Island swept the boys 11-



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ABOVE: Fletcher Swim Team's Hailee Funderburt comes up for air during.the breaststroke portion of an individual medley race last
Saturday at Fletcher High School. BELOW: BAST's Chris Parise competes in the boys 13-14 individual medley event.

12 backstroke event.
Skylar Seal and Lindsey
Michael placed second and third
in the girls 13-14 backstroke.
The Dolphins' Devon Davis
was second in the boys 13-14
backstroke event.
Piranhas swimmers swept the
girls 15-18 backstroke.
Lindsay McPherson, Riley
Jacobs and Olivia Morello made
it a clean sweep for the
Dolphins in the girls 8-under
25-yard breaststroke race. ;
Jake VanDerZee placed second
in the boys 8-under breaststroke.
The girls 9-10 50-yard breast-
stroke saw Jackie White and
Kristi McPherson take first and
second places for BAST.
Brian Alford and Nico

Pompilio repeated that.feat with
the top two places in the boys 9-
10 breaststroke race.
In the girls 11-12 breaststroke
event, BAST's Eva Porter placed
second with teammate Natalie
Alford coming in third.
Pete VanDerZee was the top
Dolphins finisher in the boys 11-
12 breaststroke, placing second.
A trio of Dolphins swept the
girls 13-14 breaststroke, with
Shannon McPherson, Skylar Seal
and Lindsey Michael finishing
SChuck White and Devon
Davis placed second and third,
respectively, in the boys 13-14
Claire Alford swam to a third-
place finish in the girls 15-18

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9-10; Brian Alford, Nico
Photo by ROB DeANGELO Pompilio and Jasper Johnson
Beaches Aquatic Swim Team's Kristi McPherson competes in the girls 10 & Under butterfly race during last Saturday's meet against finished 1-2-3 in boys 9-10; Eva
Pace Island at the Beaches Aquatic Center in Atlantic Beach. Porter was first and Natalie

Alford third in girls 11-12.
Also, Pete VanDerZee placed
third in boys 11-12; Skylar Seal,
Lindsey Michael and Shannon
McPherson went 1-2-3 in girls
13-14 and Devon Davis took
second in boys 13-14.
The BAST quartet of Victoria
Mason, Shannon McPherson,
Lindsey Michael and Anna
Porter swam to first place in the
girls 13-14 200-yard medley
relay race.

Concepcion making his mark with the Suns


If the FBI ever put out a dragnet for
Jacksonville Suns star Alberto Concepcion, it
would have to cover a lot of ground while
seeking the native Californian. That's because
he covers more ground than a tarp in wet
Alberto is a catcher, or at least was, until
Suns manager John Shoemaker discovered that
the talented Concepcion could play just about
any position on the field and still hit with ease.
Seems to come naturally to the player of
Cuban ancestry.
When he's not sharing catching chores with
A.J. Ellis, Concepcion will usually be found at
third base. But he can get his mitt just about
anywhere else in fair territory. The former
University of Southern California star just
wants to play.
While he's done just about everything but
pitch, there's another Sun who can still one-up
Alberto and that's Jimmy Rohan. Both players
have seen duty at a variety of positions, but
Rohan has also tossed a few innings for
Still, if you're going to compare these two
multi-dimensional performers, it must be noted
that Rohan has yet to don the "tools of igno-
rance" and get behind the plate.
Concepcion is not concerned about which of

his teammates have played where he just
wants to be in the lineup and get a chance to
swing the bat, something he does with amaz-
ing skill. He came into the
pros with the reputation of
being a hitter.
In Alberto's last year at
Southern Cal, he coolly hit
.363 with 11 home runs
and 48 runs batted in. He
passed up an opportunity
to be drafted by the San-.
Diego Padres to become a .
Trojan. Safe to say he want- .
ed to give it the old college
try, and did so.
But when the Boston Red
Sox tabbed him in the 21st
round of the 2002 Major
League Baseball Draft,
Concepcion decided it was
time to begin the profes-
sional aspect of his baseball
career and signed.
What he didn't count on
was the time it takes a
rookie to climb the ladder
in minor league baseball. It Alberto Cc
can be a bumpy bus ride.
For Concepcion, it has amounted to a detour
of four years, spending time in Double-A
Portland (three seasons) and five games at
Triple-A Pawtucket last year.

The Dodgers grabbed Alberto from the Red
Sox farm system during the most recent offsea-
son. Just how and why Concepcion came to
the Suns by way of the par-
ent club in Los Angeles is
not as important to
Jacksonville management
as the fact that he's here. If
you doubt it, club presi-
dent Peter Bragan, Jr. will
give the lowdown.
:.`... "We're really happy with
what he's given us on
defense and especially on
f. offense," said Bragan. "No,
we didn't expect him to be'
this useful.
"Just like getting A.J.
[Ellis] he's turned out to be
one of our real important
players. He likes being
here, too, and that's impor-
Concepcion could be
likened to another of the
same surname, Dave
Concepcion who became a
>ncepcion big star with the
Cincinnati Reds in the
1970s. Maybe it's a good baseball name.
Alberto was mistaken for being of Italian her-
itage when he first arrived at the Baseball
Grounds, but made it clear he's all Cuban and

all Californian. Born 26 years ago in Torrance,
Concepcion now calls El Segundo home.
He tells you he has "plenty of relatives" but
the one he misses most now is 1-and-a-half-
year old son Jacob, who is with Alberto's wife
in California.
"I miss him, but you can't take a child that
young around in this business," he says.
Also a proud man, ambitious and ready to
take on all foes, including umpires,
Concepcion recently got his baptism into the
Southern League by being chased for protesting
a call.
"It really wasn't anything I said,"
Concepcion explains with a twinkle in his
eyes. "I think he just didn't like me standing in
front of him. Maybe I blocked him out."
Generally even-tempered with a good sense
of humor, the 6-1, 220 pound slugger will need
those attributes, especially in the minors.
But he's not complaining.
"I'm just happy to be here and I hope I'm
able to contribute to a winning season," he
The Bragans and Shoemaker say he's already
doing that. In the opening game of the second
half of the season, Concepcion knocked in six
runs, including a two-run homer.
He's also played four different positions this
year in style.
Is Alberto helping the Suns' cause? Just ask
the Bragans and Suns fans who have seen him


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Bryan and crew look to defend kingfish titles

M ost people who fish
can count at least one
of two extremely
lucky days when the fish were
plentiful and everything went
just right.
Lon Bryan and his crew
aboard the Southbound had
and entire season go that well.
Bryan and his crew would
go on to win four tourna-
ments last year, a new record
in the Southern Kingfish
Association's books.
"It was just absolutely
insane," Bryan said. "I never
thought that could happen.
It probably never will happen
agaih, either."
The Jacksonville Beach resi-
dent won the first tournament.
at the Sapelo Open King
Mackerel Tournament in
Shellman Bluff, Georgia,
bringing his 23-foot Yamaha-
powered Contender to the
scales with a 34.12-pound
After that, things just got
better for the five-man crew of
Bryan, Andy Miska, Tyler

Eichholz, Ryan Keith and
Chris Techke.
The Following weekend, the
crew entered the King Buster
400 in St. Augustine and land-
ed a 44-pound fish in the sec-
ond day, knocking off the
leader by .1 pounds.
"It's one of the largest king-
fish tournaments in the area
with the exception of the
Greater Jacksonville
Tournament," Bryan said.
"That win was awesome."
Southbound runs in two
divisions in the SKA, Division
4, which covers Ga., and
Division 5, which is the North
Florida region.
Bryan and the crew of
Southbound followed the win
with another in Two Way
Sportfishing Club's Kingfish
Tournament in Brunswick,
Ga., bringing in a 36-pound
king to win their second
Division 4 event of the sea-
Things didn't slow down for
the Southbound crew as they
headed to Fernandina Beach
for the Nassau Sport Fishing
Association Tournament of
Champions and weighed in a

53-pound fish for another
Bryan noticed an unusual
occurrence last year. All the
winning fish
were coming
they catch Last yea
the big ones exception.
by the
beach," he fish wer
said. "Last caught by
year was an
exception. but instead(
The bigger like 50 or E
fish weren't
being caught This year
bythe beach the opposi
but instead
they w ere like .....................................
50 or 60
miles out. LOI
"This year, Captain of
the trend is
the opposite.
They're catching them by the
beach again."
That doesn't stop Bryan and
Southbound from hitting
their usual spots each tourna-
ment. Despite hearing where
the fish may be biting, the
crew still heads to the same




sport, regardless of what tour-
nament they enter.
Continuing the winning
streak Southbound encoun-
tered last
year, the team
...........won the Class
of 23, which
Swas an consists of
The bigger boats 23-feet
and under, in
n't being the Captain
the beach Hap's
Kingfish Bash
they were On The Bluff
Smiles out. in Darien,
Ga., and fol-
ie trend is lowed the
win with
another Class
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the AT&T
Bryan Greater
southboundd Jacksonville
pulling in another 40-pound
Along with the top finish it
the class last year, Bryan and
his crew also placed 11th in
the VIP tournament..
Most may call it luck but
Bryan will admit, despite

some luck, he has a hard
working crew.
"Yeah it's luck," he said.
"We all fish hard. All the guys
are real good fishers and
they're all smart fishers. We
won two boats and a bunch of
cash so we can't complain."
All the wins added up
enough to place Southbound
first in both Division 4 and
Division 5 last year, including
a record 137.5-pound aggre-
gate total in Division 5, or an
average of just over 45 pounds
for the three winning fish
used in the aggregate.
"That's just ridiculous,"
Bryan said. "It's just sick. It
usually takes an agg of 105 to
110 pounds to win the divi-
sion. We had 137, which is
just unreal. I don't think
that's going to happen again."
Bryan got into fishing with
his father when he was "just
starting to walk," he says and
has been fishing ever since.
"I grew up fishing," Bryan
remarked. "We do all this for
fun. We're all best friends that
are just hardcore about this.
"We try to fish every week-
end. We spend the entire

Excitement builds for GJKT event

The 27th Annual AT&T Greater
Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament takes
place July 16-21 at Sisters Creek Park. The
annual event is a long-standing tradition
and free event for residents of the
Jacksonville area. More than 1,000 boats
will fish the week-long event for over
$500,000 in'prizes.
Annually, the tournament attracts
approximately 30,000 spectators who
watch the weigh-in and enjoy the festiv-
ities. Favorite attractions include the
Food Festival, the KidZone, a free play
area for kids ages 3 to 14; the spacious
Liars' Tent, featuring live entertainment
and the Boatique exhibit area, offering a
variety of unique merchandise.
As in the past, the week-long festivities
will be capped off with a fabulous fire-
works display sponsored by the City of
Entertainment this year begins Friday
with a live DJ from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
_.nder the Liar's Tent. At 8 p.m., singer:

Keadie Higginbotham will perform, fol-
lowed by popular classic rock trio the
George Aspinall Band at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday's entertainment lineup
includes special guest Joey McLain and
music from the Swingin' Medallions.
The fireworks display is set for 10 p.m.
followed by more live music from the
Swingin' Medallions.
The Junior Angler Tournament is
scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, with a
captains' meeting July 16 at 7 p.m. If a
parent or guardian has entered the gen-
eral GJKT, kids can fish the junior event
for $10.
First-place prize is a 15-foot Carolina
Skiff JV15 with 25-h.p. Mercury engine
plus a Loadmaster trailer. Weigh-in on
Tuesday opens at 2 p.m.
Each participant will receive a t-shirt,
bag and rod/reel combo courtesy of Fish
Additionally, Captain Don Dingman,
of television's Hook the Future program,
will conduct an all-kids clinic on
Monday and Saturdayiof theitourament

The clinic is slated to include five sta-
tions for kids to participate in hands-on
activities. Each station is about 15 to 20
minutes in length and will cover cast
netting, fishing techniques, knot tying,
fishing ethics and casting.
The KidZone, which is open for sever-
al hours each day during tournament
week, features water slides and bounce
houses, fishing for prizes, fish tac toe,
make and take arts and crafts, face paint-
ing, clowns and more.
The GJKT now has two boat classifica-
tions, 23 Class and Ultra Class. All Boats
will compete for one of three "Big Fish"
prizes and each boat will also compete in
one of two divisions based upon the
Length Over All (L.O.A.) of the boat as
stated on the boat's state registration.
Boats not registered by a state govern-
ment agency may be subject to a physi-
cal examination by the GJKT Rules
Committee. Boats must fish in the divi-
sion that is defined by the L.O.A. or
examination. A boat will compete in the

23 Class so long as the L.O.A. of the boat
does not exceed 23 feet 11 inches. A boat
will compete in the Ultra Class so long as
the L.O.A. of the boat is 24 feet or greater.
Boat classification changes may only be
made prior to the start of fishing on the
first day.
In addition to Big Fish prizes, the Ultra
and 23 Classes will be competing in an
aggregate format, which is designed to
reward skill as well as luck. Boats are
allowed to weigh one fish per day and
the total aggregate weight over the two
days of fishing will determine the win-
ners. Boats competing in either division
can win the Big Fish portion of the prize
This change is intended to keep the
anglers more aggressive on the second
day and keep the drama going until the
Send of weigh-in on Friday. Boats may
only win one prize in these divisions. If a
boat places in more than one category, it
will automatically be sorted to the posi-
tion of greatest value. In any circum-
stances, only one prize will be awarded.
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week watching the weather
for the weekends. We just try
to go out and catch some
decent fish."
This year brings new chal-
lenges to the Southbound
crew. They've already placed
first of the Class of 23 in the*
St. Mary's Kingfish Classic and
added a fourth-place finish in
the Two Way Tournament.
And the team has a sponsor
this year too in, a
Jacksonville-based business.
The crew will fish in the VIP
Tournament next Monday
and again in the general tour-
nament later in the week.
They also plan to fish in all
the main tournaments again
ad are currently second in the
Class of 23 in District 4.
"It should be a pretty good
week for us," Bryan said of the
Kingfish Tournament. "Our
goal this year is to just break
even. If we can do that, we'll
be happy."
But can it compare to the
year to team had in 2006?
"That's the best year I'll ever
have in my lifetime," Bryan
said. "That's for sure."



Wimpy Sutton's fishing
column is not currently
available as Sutton is recU-
perating at home after a
recent hospitalization. He
will soon resume reporting
on the local fishing scene.



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Photo submitted
The Ponte Vedra U-12 All Stars won the state championship and are headed to the regionals in
Grand Bay, Alabama. Front row, from left: Jordan McKenna, Eric Smith, Jonathan Sherman, Brett
Poling, Jack Jacobson, Nathan Rokosz. Top row: coach Mike Deegan, Bobby Boylan, Chris Levitt,
Matt Deegan, Cole Mazza, coach Sean McKenna, Ryan Teifer, coach Keith Poling, Byron Yelverton.

Baseball School
Sunshine Baseball School
offers five remaining sessions
at Wingate Park in Jacksonville
Beach. The dates of the ses-
sions, which run from 8:30
a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday
through Thursday are: July 16-
19 and July 30-Aug. 2.
The cost of each session is
$125, which includes lunch,
drinks and a T-shirt. -
Instructors are Fletcher head
baseball coach Kevin Brown,
former head coach and
Fletcher assistant Dr. Jim
Timmons and one-time
Fletcher shortstop Boomer
Bernstein, an Auburn graduate
who assists Brown with the

varsity baseball team.
Sunshine Baseball School is
open to youngsters aged 6-12.
Lunch and trivia are on each
day's agenda from 11:30 a.m.
until 12:30 p.m. Players end
the day swimming at the
Fletcher pool.
For information, call Jim
Timmons at 223-1664 (home)
or 521-2687 (cell).

Basketball Camp
A basketball camp for boys
ages 8-15 instructed by UNF
all-time leading scorer Koran
Godwin will provide high-
quality individualized instruc-
tion in development of skills.
Camp takes place July 16-20

from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at
Jacksonville Indoor Sports.
Campers will learn funda-
'mentals including ball-han-
dling, shooting, passing,
rebounding and dribbling.
Daily contests will also take
Cost of the camp is $175
and campers must pack their
own lunch. Doors open at 8:30
a.m. and late pickup is avail-
able from 4 p.m. until 5:30
For more information on the
JumpStart 33 camp, phone
(904) 346-3946 or visit jump-

Belly Dance Fitness

Photo submitted
The Jax Beach 9-A All Stars went 5-0 to win the recent Fort Caroline Classic. Front row, from
left: E.J. Mizerany, Chase Robinson, Joey Harrison, Braxton Silva, Nick Brady, Michael Ossi,
Zachery Malz. Middle row: Austin Silva, Nathan Rollings, Jason Moore, Cameron Hall, Chase
Dubin. Top row: coaches Scott Dubin, Larry Rollings, Sam Mizerany, Wally Hall, Nick Malz.

A new fitness class has started
at Hollie's Dancin' Dream, just
west of the Intracoastal on
Atlantic Blvd. Belly Dance
Fitness is an hour-long class that
provides a full body workout,
bums calories, sculpts muscles
and increases flexibility.
Classes are low-impact and
geared for all ages and levels of
fitness. Class meets Thursdays at
10 a.m., and starting June 5,
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10
per session or a discounted pass
may be purchased.
For more information contact
Stephanie Smith at 285-7969 or
e-mail at

Kids Triathlon
A triathlon for kids ages 6-12

will take place Saturday, July 21
at the Winston Family YMCA in
Ponte Vedra Beach. Race begins
at 9:30 a.m. for children ages 6-7,
9:45 a.m. for those ages 8-10,
and 10 a.m. for those in the 11-
12 group.
Entry fee is $12 with all pro-
ceeds going to the "Share the Y"
campaign. The age 6-7 group will
swim 25 yards, bicycle two miles
and run one mile. Participants in
the 8-10 group will swim 50
yards, cycle four miles and run
one mile. The final group, 11-12,
will swim 100 yards, bicycle six
miles and run one mile.
Additionally, there will be
training clinics for this event on
July 12, 15 and 19 at the YMCA,
which is located at 170 Landrum


If Dodgers don't raid the cupboard,

Suns could win second-half pennant

Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information, contact
the Winston Family YMCA at

Nease Fundraiser
The seventh annual Nease
football golf tournament will
take place July 16 at Marsh
Creek Country Club.
For more information on reg-
istering, sponsoring a hole or to
donate, visit Web site at nease- or contact Fred
Cole at 819-0652 or 669-3260.

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A -Star time is the so-
called halfway point of
the regular season and
the playoffs. At this sitting
things look good for manager
John-Shoemaker and the- --.
Jacksonville Suns, but fans
shouldn't celebrate yet.
The boys of summer at the
Ball Grounds finished a strong
second in the first half, and at
the break for the All-Star show-
case are.rolling full-steam
toward a first-place finish for
the second half. This is fine if
the talent in pitching, hitting
and fielding can stay as-it is,
but that's the rub.
Who knows who will be
called by the Dodgers for "pro-
motion" to Triple-A Las Vegas
at any time?
The Peter Bragans just
about the best owners in the
game today, minors or majors
- would like to sing that old
song, "Stay as Sweet as You
Are, Don't Let a Thing Ever
Change You. Stay As Sweet as
You Are, Don't Let a Soul
Rearrange You."
But it's doubtful whether the
Dodgers would listen. Players
get hurt and have to be
replaced. The lower-league
teams get raided, no matter
what they might need. That's
just baseball.
Shoemaker is a fine baseball
manager. He's good with strat-
egy and he's good at handling
men. However, Shoemaker is
no magician. If the Suns were

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to lose, say, catcher A.J. Ellis or
complete handyman catcher-
infielder-you name it Alberto
Concepcion, just as he's going
bananas hitting everything in
sight (including hitting for the
cycle Saturday night at
Carolina), there's no 9-1-1 for
Shoemaker to call.
If the manager loses pitchers
such as Justin Orenduff or
Mike Magrew, both of whom
are just coming into their own
after getting healthy again, or
fine reliever Jonathan Meloan,
maybe it won't be a disaster
but it will hurt badly.
The same can be said about
shortstop Chin Lung Hu (pro-
nounced "Who"), simply
among the top hitters in the
Southern League right now.
Ditto for Anthony Raglani, the
Suns left fielder. "Rags" goes
on those home run binges reg-

ularly and his bat has been the
closest Jacksonville has had to
a longball threat until
Concepcion got hot. Whatever
they're doing, it seems to be
working. Other Suns should
Strytit. . :. .
Not to wish evil things on
the Suns, goodness knows, but
it's a long til 'til Septemrber
and anything can happen. The
shadows of Las Vegas can
eclipse Jacksonville at any
Shoemaker has already lost
infielder Marshall McDougall,
the former Florida State star
who now plays for the 51s in
Vegas, John Lindsay has
departed and so has reliever
Wesley Wright. We rejoice in
their promotion but it would
be nice if that was the Suns'
quota to feed the 51s for the
rest of the season.
Among the biggest losses
this year was one who never
even got started. The Suns
have been without the services
of left-hander Scott Elbert .
since spring due to his shoul-
der. The Dodgers' first round
draft pick of 2004 joined
Jacksonville in mid-season last
year and won six games, strik-
ing out 76.
The scouting report on
Elbert says his fastball is 90-92
mph and can even reach 96.
"A fierce competitor," says
Dodgers manager Grady Little,
who sees the pitcher reaching
the Los Angeles parent club by
next year. Elbert won't be over

his shoulder surgery this year,
but what a difference he might
have made for the Suns.
It's past tense now, but the-
Suns had a rousing month of.
June, finishing with a league-
best record of 22-7, includingrai
12-game winning streak.
Jacksonville also had the best
team batting mark at .28Q as
well as the lowest team earned
run average in the Southern
League at 3.27.
That, friends and neighbors,
is how you win pennants. But
don't tell the Dodgers they'll
raid the.cupboard again.

Suns a part.of MLB's
All-Star Week
More congratulations to our
man Chin Lung Hu, the short-
stop having a monster year,
and to Shoemaker for making
the World Team festivities dur-
ing the majors' All-Star week.
Hu also represented his
Taiwan team in the 2006
Futures Game.
In case you missed it,
Alberto Concepcion hit for the
cycle last Saturday night.up in
Carolina double, triple and
homer in his first four at-bats,
added a single and drove in a
mere five runs for Jacksonville.
First Sun to do that trick since
It's not a shock that Barry
Bonds didn't want to compete
in the All-Star Game's Home
Run Derby, you know, that 15-
hour spectacle that ESPN pro-
motes as if it's the best sport-

Golfer survives gator attack

ing event on the planet. We
really can't blame Barry. He's
already the self-proclaimed'
greatest and who can compete
with that?
Maybe they should have just
,-called the whole thing off and
given viewers a good, solid six
-hours of Barry Bonds up close
and personal..

SJacksonville Beach

Art Show

Lathamn Plaza across from City Hall
Sunday, July. 15, 2007 2 p.m. 9 p.m.

Jazz performances will begin at 5pm
at the Sea Walk Pavilion

Featured artists will display & sell
Spotter. paintings, jewelry, fiber,
wood & much more.

Another Show Sunday, August 19th
(904) 541-1340
OR E-4sa1L

50-year-old Tennessee
man lost a golf ball into
a lake and nearly lost his
arm in the process when he
was attacked by an 11-foot alli-
gator on the Lake Venice Golf
The gator grabbed the man's
arm, and pulled him into the
water. The man, Bruce Burger,
managed to free himself by
punching the gator in the eye
with his free arm, and the ani-
mal eventually relaxed his grip.
Another golfer drove him
back to the clubhouse for med-
ical treatment. He was later-
released without serious injury.
Later, it took seven Fish and
Wildlife officers an hour to
trap the alligator, which mea-
sured 10 feet, 11 inches. Club
officials noted that golfers
should always be careful
around lakes, and noted that
there was a "Beware of
Alligator" sign posted at the
lake because the large gator
was known to hang out there.
Alligator attacks fortunately
are not common. If someone is


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attacked however, surviving
can depend on an immediate
reaction. Alligators can stay
underwater for long periods of
time, drowning their prey.
Simply trying to pull away
may incite the gator to go into
a "death roll" and increase the
likelihood of the limb being
torn off, or of the victim
The first method of survival
would be to try to attack the

gator's eyes, punching, grab-
bing and clawing. The nostrils
are also sensitive and poking
may cause the animal to
release its grip.
Crocodilians have a flap of
tissue behind the tongue-that
covers their throats when they
submerge in water. This flap
prevents water from flowing
into their throats and hence
prevents the crocodile from
drowning when its mouth is
If your arm or leg is stuck in
a crocodile's mouth, you may
be able to pry this valve down.
Water will then flow into the
crocodile's throat, and animal
will most likely let you go.
Hard strikes to this valve may
also cause the animals to
release you.

Doctor visits increase
Hospital and doctor visits in
the United States have
increased 20 percent over the
past five years, according to
- statistics published by the
Centers for Disease Control.
One problem however is that

while the number of doctor
visits is increasing the number
of doctors available to see these
patients has not gone up as
rapidly, creating longer wait
times for appointments, as well
as longer waits in the emergen-
cy rooms.
Many feel that the primary
reason visits are up is that
more Americans than ever are
getting older, and getting into
common ailments seen with

This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports,
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replacement
for treatment by your regular doc-
tor. It is only designed to offer
guidelines on the prevention,
recognition, and care of injuries
and illness.
Specific concerns should be dis-
cussed with your physician. Mail
your questions to Gregory Smith,
MD -- Sportsmedicine, 1250 S.
18th Street, Suite 204,
Femandina Beach, FL 32034.





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July 11, 2007

Seafood favorites to savor

Summer is always good for a trip to the
beach just to cool off. It is also an excellent
chance to educate children about foods that
come from the ocean and show them how to
prepare a seafood supper for the family.
To make it fun, while you help them cook
share some seafood trivia. For instance, ask
them if they know fish really do sleep and
saltwater fish must drink seawater to keep
from getting dehydrated? And, if they are
aware medical research indicates eating
seafood twice or more per week is good for
their heart?
Visit for pictures and
information about the various seafood
species so you can make up your own trivia
quizzes. You can also order a Florida Seafood
Activities and Coloring Book on the site.
Let your children try their hands at cook-
ing some of these simple Florida seafood
recipes. Emphasize safety prior to beginning
and, of course, closely supervise each step
along the way.

Heavenly Broiled Fish
2 pounds skinned Florida fish fillets,
fresh or frozen
2 tablespoons Florida lemon juice
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
3 tablespoons Florida green onion,
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash liquid hot pepper sauce
Thaw fish if frozen. Place fillets in a single
layer on a well-greased bake-and-serve dish
(15" x 10"). Brush fillets with lemon juice
and let stand for 10 minutes. Combine
remaining ingredients and set aside. Broil fil-
lets about 4 inches from source of heat for 6
to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when
tested with a fork. Fish cooks quickly about
10 minutes per inch of thickness. Remove
from oven and spread with cheese mixture.
Return to the oven and broil 2 to 3 minutes
longer or until lightly browned. Yield: 6
Nutritional Value Per Serving:
Calories 368, Calories from Fat 226, Total
Fat 25g, Saturated Fat 9g, Trans Fatty Acid
0.23g, Cholesterol 127mg, Total
Carbohydrate .67g, Protein 32g, Omega 3
Fatty Acid 2.21g

Microwaved Baked Fish
4 Florida fish fillets, 6 ounces each,
-a., fresh -or frozen. ,.a .-. : ..
S '." ':. tablespoons butter, melted ,.
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Florida lemon or lime
1/4 teaspoon tarragon
few sprigs of Florida parsley
Arrange fish fillets on a microwave-proof.
platter. Place the thicker parts of the fish to
the outside of the platter. Combine melted
butter, salt, lemon or lime juice and tarragon.

Brush mixture over fish.
Cover fish with wax paper and microwave
on high for five minutes. Gently stick a fork
in the center of the fish. It is done if it is
flaky and no longer translucent. If it is not
done continue microwaving and checking
after 1 minute. Garnish with lemon or lime
wedges and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Value Per Serving:
Calories 280, Calories from Fat 140, Total
Fat 16g, Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fatty Acid
0.17g, Cholesterol 117mg, Total
Carbohydrate .71g, Protein 33g, Omega 3
Fatty Acid 2.47g

Grilled Shrimp Kebabs
1 1/2 pounds Florida shrimp, peeled and
8 wooden skewers
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup Florida orange juice
1 teaspoon ground Florida oregano
Thread shrimp onto wooden skewers. Use
two skewers per kebab to make turning easi-
er. One skewer should go through the meaty
part and one skewer goes through the tail.
Put as many shrimp on each kebab as possi-
ble, leaving part of the skewer exposed at
both ends so you will have something to
hold on to. Brush the grill rack with olive oil
prior to placing kebabs over the heat.
Combine the remaining ingredients in an 8-
ounce container with a lid. Cover and shake
Place the kebabs on the rack over the heat.
Brush frequently with the oil mixture. Grill
until shrimp are tender and no longer
translucent in the center, approximately 6-8
minutes on each side. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Value Per Serving:
Calories 319, Calories from Fat 147, Total
Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fatty Acid 0,
Cholesterol 259mg, Total Carbohydrate 5g,
Protein 36g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid .84g
For more recipes and information, visit

Art Association:,The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
from 12:30-3 p.m. Call 246-
4158 for information.

Ballroom Dancing:
Ballroom dancing is offered at
7:30 p.m. at the Beaches Senior
Center, 281 19th Avenue S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$4. For information, call 241-

Cancer Support Group: The
Cancer Support Group at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
meets at 6 p.m. at the Florida
Cancer Center in Medical
Office Building B on the hospi-
tal campus. Call 247-2910 for

Family Fun Hour: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR) hosts a Family Fun
Hour the third Wednesday of
each month. The event is open
to the public, including large
groups. Children ages 3 to 10
must be accompanied by a par-
ent. 'Participation is free, but
registration is required. All
materials will be supplied.
Contact the GTMNERR at 904-
823-4500. The GTM Reserve
Environmental Education
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road, South Ponte Vedra

Music Appreciation: The
Jewish Community Alliance
brings music to life the second
Wednesday of each month.
Music appreciation will be held
from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The
annual fee is $10 for members,
$15 for non-members. JCA is
located at 8505 San Jose Blvd.
For information, call 904-730-
2100, ext. 221.

Sons of Italy' Sons of Italy
Beaches Lodge 2821 conducts
its general meeting at 7:30 p.m.

the third Wednesday 6f every
month at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. A social
time starting at 6:30 p.m. pre-
cedes the meeting. Anyone,
male or female of Italian her-
itage or not, who is interested
in attending a meeting is wel-
come as a guest. For informa-
tion, call 904-242-4929.

Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30-8:45
a.m. in the administration
building of the Ponte Vedra Inn
and Club. Coffee is served. For
more information, call Michael
Steele at 904-910-1982 or visit

* Yoga for Health: Yoga for
Health & Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at
the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center. The class is
designed for those reluctant to
attend a regular class but want
to learn the fundamentals of
yoga. For information, contact
Leslie Lyne at the Senior
Activity Center, 270-1688, or
call the teacher, Nancy
Rathbum, at 386-6453.

Grief Support Group: Grief
Support Group meets the third
Thursday of every month at 7
p.m. in the Library of the
Family Life Center of St. Paul's
Catholic Church, 578 1st Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. The
group is for men and women
grieving the death of a family
member or friend. For informa-
tion, call Margaret at 280-0871.

Kiwanis Beaches: Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600
Selva Marina Dr., Atlantic
Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwa- for information.

Nightlife at the Cummer:
Nightlife at the Cummer, for-
merly Cafe Nights, is held from
7 p.m. to 10 p.m. the second
Thursday of every month at the
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave.,
Jacksonville. The event is free
to members and $8 for non-
members. For information, call

Republican Club of
Beaches: The Republican Club
of the Beaches meets at 7 p.m.
the second Thursday of the
month at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd., Neptune Beach. The
evening begins with a 6:30
p.m. social. For information or
membership, call Ed Raube at

River City G.O.P.: The River
City Republican Club meets at
7 p.m. the third Thursday of
each month at the Regency-
area Piccadilly Restaurant, 200
Monument Road. All are wel-
come to attend. For informa-
tion, call RCPC president
George Davenport at 221-1617
or membership committee
chairperson Mary Jane Travis at

Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit service organization
active in Beaches communities
since 1980, meets each week
from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Sea
Turtle Inn. First-time visitors
receive a free breakfast. The
club website, for information
about upcoming speakers and
programs, is www.jaxbeachex- The
Exchange Club distributes
funds to a variety of Beaches
causes. For information or to
join, contact Jack Morison at
904-318-7162 or at

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415 Personals
420 Legal Services
425 Legal Notices
440 Misc. Lost/Found

Service Guide cont.
648 Pressure Washing
650 Painting
651 Pest Control
652 Plumbing
653 Pools
654 Photography
655 Rain Gutters
660 RemodelConst.
665 Repairs
670 Roofing
675 Sprinkler & Wells

450 Instructions/Schools 677 Tree Service

460 Weddings
500 P-T Help Wanted
510 F-T Help Wanted
520 Job Services
530 Bus. Opportunity
540 Child Care
550 Work Wanted
555 Career/Seminars
Service Guide
600 Services
601 Air Conditioning
602 Alterations
607 Auto/Boat Detailing
608 Auto Repair
609 Bus. Services
612 Carpet
613 Catering
615 Cleaning
618 Electronics
619 Electrical Services
620 Equip. Rentals
622 Fences
623 Finan. Services
625 Firewood
631 Computer Services
634 Lawn Mower
635 Lawn Svc/
636 Locksmith
637 Marine Const.
638 Marine/Boating
640 Concrete/Masonry
645 Moving & Storage

678 Tile
680 Upholstery
685 Wallpapering
690 Water Treatment
Health Services
700 Massage Therapy
710 Health Care Serc.
730 Caregivers
For Sale
800 For Sale
805 Music & Instr.
,810 Antiques
815 Auctions
820 Wanted to Buy
825 Trade
830 Consignment
Garage Sales
840 Garage Sales
850 Jax Beach
852 Neptune Beach
854 Atlantic Beach
856 Mayport
857 Ponte Vedra
858 West Beaches
859 Jacksonville
860 Flea Market.
862 Estate Sales
905 Auto Rental
915 Boats
930 Motorcycles
950 Campers/RV's
970 TrucksNans
980 Automobiles

TENNESSEE LAKE Bargain! 1+ Acre-
$29,900. FREE Pontoon Boat! Beautifully
wooded parcel w/ access to Jimmy Hous-
ton endorsed fishing lake Private lake-
front community with free boat slips.
Paved roads, utilities, soils tested. LAKE-
FRONT available. Excellent financing. Call
now (888)792-5253, x 1311.
LIMITED TIME offer 100% financing- no
payments for 2 years. Gated lakefront
community of the NC Blue Ridge Mtns. All
dockable 90 miles of shoreline start
$99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE.
SOUTH CENTRAL Florida Lake Lot Sale!
Lake access- $79,000 (was $199,900)
Lake view- $124,900 (was $224,900)
Lakefront- $299,900 (was $399,900).
Owner says "sell!" 1 to 3 acre lake proper-
ties reduced $100,0005-. Gated communi-
ty, water, sewer, paved rds, u/g utils. Ex-
cellent financing. Call now (866)352-2249
x 2046.
beautiful western NC mountains free Color
Brochure & Information Mountain Proper-
ties with Spectacular views, Homes, Cab-
ins, Creeks, & Investment acreage. Cher-
okee Mountain GMAC Real Estate chero- Call for free bro-
chure (800)841-5868.
NORTH CAROLINA Cool Mountain Air,
views & streams, homes, cabins & acre-
age. Free Brochure (800)642-5333. Realty
Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy,
N.C. 28906.


Girandview Peaks
SLog cabin package $73,000. 1,217 sq ft
shell built on any lot.
Olf ring estate size mountain home sites
ranging from 2 to 10 acres. Proposed 25 TO
30) ac re common lake for all. Dramatic views!!
Twio lane paved roads. underground utilities
and a pn\ate gated entrance. 'All surveyed
and septic permits Cool mountain airll E-Z
Lot 10: 1.3 ac w/New Cabin $129,900
Lot 187: 10.4 ac Panoramic views!! $129,900
Lot 185: 6.2 ac Panoramic views Mt Mitchell $99,900
Lot 189: 7.2 ac Awesome Mountain views!! $109,900
Lot 157: 1.3 ac Spectacular viewll Level $59,900
Lot 27: 2.1 ac Great view! Level $59,900
Lot 158: 4.2 ac Cul-de-sac 180 degree viewll $119,900
Lot 163: 3.7 ac Wooded level private $59,900
Call 828-652-8700

833 8TH Ave. So Jax Bch, nice area, zon-
ed 2 family, appraised $220,000 asking
AFFORDABLE LAKE Properties on pris-
tine 34,000 acre Norris Lake Over 800
miles of wooded shoreline Four Seasons-
Call (888)291-5253 Or visit Lakeside Re-
JAX BEACH, Cleared lot, 62.5x126, 3rd
Ave. North, $159,900. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Call (904)233-9543.
GILCHRIST Cty- 5 acre estate properties
only $89,000. Homes only. On Alachua
Cty line. Columbia City, 20-80 ac. Hard-
woods, Plantation pines, creek. Homesites
or hunting $6,200/acre. 1/2 acre homes
only. $46,000 owner financing available.
Lafayette City, 10-340 acres. Low as
$6,200/acre. Scattered hardwoods, paved
road high & dry. (800)294-2313, ext. 1585.
7 days, 7am-7pm, A Bar Sales Inc.

MAYPORT VILLAGE lot (last one)
$179,000, 249-0346.
opening. 2 gated communities in the high
country of Western North Carolina. Lots
starting at $26,000 (866)378-4769.
MOUNTAIN LAKE Escape The Ridges
Resort & Club on Lake Chatuge, stay 2
nights, 3rd night free, beautiful Lekeside
Mountain Resort Hiawassee, GA (888)834-4409.
PHASE I Closeout Land Sale! One week-
end only! All parcels reduced $10,0001 Ju-
ly 21 & 22. Situated on Lake Seaton.
SOversized lots in a private gated commun-
ity. Offering rolling topography, mature
hardwoods and stunning views. 2 acres
interior parcel- $95,000; 2+ acres lake-
front- $145,000. Come take advantage of
these bargain prices! Financing available.
Call (888)952-6347.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS my dream rustic
2- story log cabin on 13 acres with barn,
Sastures, woods, creek, adjoins Jefferson
national Forest with miles and miles of
trails, have to sell $389,500 owner (866-
TIMBER COMPANY Liquidation! 26
Acres- $99,900. 40 Acres $159,900.
Timber Company selling off large wooded
acreages in Southeast Georgia. Short
drive to coast & Jacksonville, FL. Loaded
with wildlife. Potential to subdivide. Excel-
lent financing. Call National Timber Part-
ners now (800)898-4409, x 1156.

Vista Del Mar Condo at Jax Bch. 1/1, new
appliances. $325K. Ph. (904)282-1131,
Mdlbrg c. 868-6338.

WEST BEACHES, 3/1, 1 car garage; new
tile, cabinets, doors, and AC on large lot.
$139,000 (904)962-5453.
Beach. Everything new. 1/2 block to
ocean on Ocean Blvd., $665,000. Must
seel Please call 504.8960.
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$219,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
BEAUTIFUL RIPTIDE- 3/2/2, 1800sf,
granite, hardwood, lakefront, cul-de-sac.
349,900. Robert Candler, Bishop Realty
SAN PABLO. Great yard. new kitchen
w/42" cabinets, granite countertops, SS
appliances. Almost everything new. MUST
SEE!. (904)710-0152
stainless steel appliances, completely re-
modeled, 1575sf, $262,000. 233-0840.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5,
screened pool, $584,000, 422-0771.
3BR/2BA FORECLOSURE! $20,000 Only
$199/mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 5BR $222/mo! For listings (800)366-
9783 ext 5760.
Jax Beach 3/1 with bonus room. Move in
ready, large lot, 1372sf, $239,000. 241-
$269,900. (904)655-3018. See pics at
1356sq. f.t, fully-fenced yard on over-sized
lot! $239,500. Call (904) 626-4279.
Beach, just 4 blocks to ocean. Curved
walls and dramatic high ceilings, many
windows. Tropical backyard on lake. Many
upgrades, 2 car garage, community pool.
Assoc fees only $42/mo. Open House,
Saturday, July 14, lOam-2pm or call for
appointment. 234-6507. E-mail: for photos.
$325,000. Motivated seller
PVB, BEAUTIFUL Waterfront Home,
4BR/3BA +bonus. Plantation shutters,
hardwood floors, heated, screened pool
and much more in Odoms Mill $669,000.
(904)280-5170 or (904)616-5274.
3BR/2BA, APPROX 2000sf. incl. office
+15x32 rec room. 2 car garage. covered
patio. Large lIolw/t5fi pool Near Oueens
.arbor. $225 000 19)04 249-4324
M-1 ......
ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase. $799,000, 514-1090.
487 4TH Ave. S. New 3/2.5, has wood
floors, granite, stainless appl., spa tub,
1560sf. Call now, $339,000. 387-3555
Watson Realty Corp.
PVB FSBO, 3BR/2.5BA, 1510sf, 280-
4153 leave message.
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
FSBO. NEPTUNE Beach. Lovely home,
7 blocks from ocean. 3BR/2BA, 2268sf.
Large yard, all brick. VERY BEACHY!
Asking $444,900. Call for.appt. 241-6514,
655-7831. 1106 Hagler Dr. W. By Appt.
Reserve Dr. Fiddlers Marsh, E of A1A.
3/2, spectacular HW floors, new carpet,
new paint, 2 car gar, screened lanai.
$319,000 Call 885-1298 Photos @ Owner Lic. R/E Agent
INVESTOR'S DREAM, Needs total re-
modeling. 826 9th Ave. N. $210,000.
PONTE VEDRA Beach home, FSBO. 3/2,
1/2 of garage enclosed for living space,
easily converted back to full garage. Lg
heavily treed lot on corner of cul-de-sac.
1/2 mi. to beaches & JTB. Motivated sell-
er. Must see! $278K. (904)280-8347.
NEAR MAYO- IC water access, 3BR/2BA,
$355,000, Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.

MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in Queens Harbour- Immacu-
late 5/4, screened pool/spa on the 14th
fairway. Upgraded kitchen, butlers station,
wood floors, bonus, 3 car garage. $760K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Custom con-
crete block, lakefront 4/3 on culdesac,
2824sf, chef's kitchen, built-ins, lanai,
screened porch, 2.5 car courtyard garage.:
Pool Home Reduced in Ponte Vedra
Lakefront 5/5 on culdesac, screened
pool/spa, lanai, bonus room, in-law suite,
wood, tile floors, 3 car garage. $639K.
Below Builder Cost In Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $480K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $334K..
Exceptional In Egrets Glade- Brickfront
3/2 on culdesac, open great room, fire-
place, tile and wood floors, new carpet,
fenced yard, covered patio, shed. $229K.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on private,
partially fenced, treed, creek front lot.
Pergo and tile floors, sprinkler, security,
newAC in 06, fireplace. $199K.
Seller Pays HOA Dues- Updated 2/2
lakefront condo in Ponte Vedra Beach is
perfect for an easy and fun lifestyle! Enjoy
walks to shops, TPC and beach! $185K
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate

NEPTUNE BEACH, 4BR/3.5BA, 2 story,
2500+sqft., ocean view; walk to Town
Center, 2 CH&A units; large fenced yard;
upgrades; all appliances. Current apprais-
al $700,000, sacrifice at $599,000. 115
Orange St. Broker/ Owner, 868-4154 or

NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' corner lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. SACRIFICE at
$379,000. (904)662-6522.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 4/2 on cul-de-
sac, Collinwood subdivision, 12469 Hol-
brook Dr., 3 years new, only $242,000.
Assist with closing costs. David, 220-5757
or 859-7756.

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July 11, 2007

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

DRA SCHOOLS. $315K. walk to beach,
dining, shopping. Like new!
Jax Beach, 3BR/2BA, 1444sf. 1211 3rd
Ave North. $230,000. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Call (904)233-9543.
2BR/2BA, garage, wall unit, 1250sf,
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
corner lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.
SATURDAY, 9-12, SUNDAY, 11-2
Lake Sanctuary, S. Jax Bch, 3/2, fenced
yard on lake, upgraded kitch, open floor
plan, 3670 Sanctuary Way N. (non-gated)
$379,000. Call 534-7464 for directions or
private appt. Magnolia Properties.
SOUTH JAX BEACH New Listing east of
A1A off Ponte Vedra Blvd. Walk to the
ocean from this 3BR, 3BA custom home
on large corner lot. Enjoy the ocean
breeze while lounging by the pool!
Fenced, garage, 12ft. ceilings, Florida
room+ morel $899,900. San Marco Real-
ty, 396-1107.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 176 Pine St. next to
AB Elementary, 2BR/1.5BA townhome,
new AC, metal roof, etc. Short walk to
beach and Town Center. Asking
$254,000, 247-8539 or 303-5729.


4/2.5 2546 sq ft on a large private
lot backing to preserve on cul-de-sac!
2-. 37"hi ,P..',1 ,z 3-.65
3'2 1901 .lq i' t..Griat Room & Hugee
Bajk ardrl U PCEDI $353.'S,9j
Renovated 1206 sf 3 Bedroom 2 Bath,
Large Backyard Sanctuary, Lovely
Beach Home, walking distance to beach
& park. $346K
2/2.5 charming & spacious on large
corner lotjust blocks to ocean! $240,000
-'.-.? ,Ierk.:. r d S3 5
3/2 2-oar arap 1ol616 q I't i 'lar
wood dec: hotr tub and lenced
back,'ard' ? 6 I3 900
3/2 2-car garage 1367 on cul-de-sac
street, screened porch and yard!
3/2 2400 sq ft on private wooded lot on
quiet street $399,000
2/2 approx 1400 sq ft condo. Boat slip
to accommodate a 45+' boat! $320,000
3BR/2BA, home on cul-de-sac! 1326 sq
ft! $244,000.
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/brand new
appliances! 1624 sq ft! $254,500.
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun
deck, balcony and more! $925,000.
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq
ft home w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995!
3/2.5 2250 sq ft, oversized lot w/ private
backyard and lots of deck. Walking
distance to the beach! $599,900.. .oi,
2/2 121"2 sq ft on"12th floorin Jax
Beach! Includes garage, pool and
clubhouse! $530,000
50x125 Vacant lot offSolano Rd w/Golf
Course Viewl $395,000.
4BR/4.5BA, 4200.sq ft! BRAND NEW
CONSTRUCTION! $2,075,000.
4/3 2085 sq ft Corner Lot! In-ground
pool! $380,000


PONTE VEDRA, Cranes Lake, 2BR/
2.5BA toWnhouse. Pool & tennis.
$180,000. Call 710-8858.
FSBO. ATLANTIC Beach Just steps from
ocean, 3BR/2BA, ground floor condo, fully
furnished, SEAPLACE. Pool., patio,
excellent. $269,900. (904)247-1049.
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
349,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean ad Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $117,900.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
1BR/1BA- one year old appliances, Pergo
floors downstairs, frplc., unit backs to golf-
course. Five star amenities & beach ac-
cess. $178,000. MLS #377259. Sydney
Whidden, Prudential Network Realty,
904)260-4300, cell: (904)514-4000.
Hidden @

PVB FOUNTAINS Best Buy (#66) ap-
prox. 1500sf, 2BR/ 1.5BA new carpet-
paint. 2 pools, clubhouse, tennis, storage
shed. OPEN HOUSE, Sat & Sun., 1-4pm.
Only $169,000. 708-0208.
BEAUTIFUL OCEAN views. Looking for
partner, $50,000 equal ownership, Jax
Beach luxury. Private elevator, 4/4. Viking,
wood floors, garage, 343-7778.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
2 condos, 1 oceanfront in Jax Beach, the
second just 3 miles away with deep water
pier on ICW. Live on the ocean and dock
your boat for free by renting second con-
do. $850,000. Call owner (904)241-5434.
PVB, 3BR/2BA townhome, $169,900. Mo-
tivated seller will pay closing costs! Call
today! Marl Schmid (904)318-2477, Fred
Miller Group Realtors. Owner/Lic. RE agt.
PVB, FSBO, GATED Belleza, 1st floor,
2/2, lots of amenities incl. fitness center,
media room, pool, etc. Best location &
price. $218,000. (727)798-2049.
PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962, (928)634-7402.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $225,000. Call (904)246-6758.
1/1 CONDO WITH vaulted ceilings in gat-
ed community of Belleza. Great vacation
condo or investment. 3rd floor on lake
w/garage. All amenities. Asking $179,900.
Call 850-933-7200.
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.
Equity trade considered.
DELIGHTFUL 2/1.5 condo. Attractive de-
cor, frplc., pool. $99,500 firm. 241-8706.
VILLAS MARSH Landing, 2/2, gar., fur-
nished, golfcourse view, screened lanai,
$194,900. 887-5005.
WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, ground level,
s/s appliances, W/D $164,500. Seller will
pay $3000 towards closing costs. Grace
Ellis, All Pro Realty Specialists Inc.

Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire

1 BEDROOM apartment, walk to beach,
west of 3rd street. No pets, $575/mo. +de-
posit, 616-6227.
TH. 1800+sf. (904)571-8586.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Cedar & 2nd St.;
charming 2BR/1BA includes garage, WD,
and water. Available Aug. 1. Credit check
+ deposit, $1000/mo. Call Rick, 891-2345.
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.

for $1400/mo. 904-614-6061.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 3 blocks to
beach; garage; utility room w/WDHU;
$1050/mo. +deposit. Available late July,

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
BRAND NEW, 3/2 condo, located in Pier-
point with partial ocean views 800sqft
deck. gorgeous in and out; includes two
secured/ covered parking spaces, W/D.
one month rent free with two year lease!
$2200/mo. Call1242-9195.
OCEANFRONT- efficiency w/club pool!
Furnished & ready for occupancy!
$895/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/.2BA condo, w/club
pool, tennis & more! $950/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.
2 & 3BR HOUSES & condos, starting at
$1000/mo. Call (904)249-2840.
1BR, great ocean view, large balcony,
washer/ dryer, tile floors, reserved park-
ing. $925/mo. Ocean View, 160 7th Ave.
N. 993-2555
PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to pool, $1275/mo. Small pets
welcome. (904)280-3138.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. $600/mo. (904)891-
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114,

Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach, 95
Dudley St., $925/mo. (904)610-2743.
NORTH JAX Beach, 2BR/1BA upstairs, 1
year lease, no pets. No W/D hookup,
$800/mo., $800/dep. 329-3 North 14th
Ave. Call 246-8970 or 591-1218.
$800/mo., 2 blocks to ocean, across from
Town Center; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood
floors, tile bath. No pets. $800 deposit,
water, garbage & sewer included in rent.
JAX BEACH, Brand New 2BR/2BA, W/D,
pets OK. Garage parking. $1100/mo.
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
3BR/1.5BA townhome, CH&A, patio &
deck, $1350/mo, $1000 deposit. Available
August, 526 So. 2nd St., 280-2728 leave
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 BCH townhome, 2Br/1.5Ba,
newly remodeled, $850/mo + deposit.
OCEAN VIEW Apartment 1BR/1BA.
CH&A, newly renovated, dishwasher,
microwave. See the July 4th Fireworks
from your front porch. 127 7th Ave. N., Jax
Beach. $895/mo. Call Lloyd (904)535-
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no
garage, excellent condition. Minimum
6 month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
PONTE VEDRA, resort atmosphere,
gated, 2-story, 1BR/1BA, end unit, wash-
ar/dnrer included. $925/mo. 998-9148.

ATLANTIC BEACH- efficiency apt. w/kit, -- .. -.---.
just 2 blks to ocean! Laundry on property. 1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
$550/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141. CH&A, no pets, $650/mo. 891-0606.

GORGEOUS 2BR/1BA Apt located
2 blocks from the beach at 218 19th Ave
North in Jax Beach. CH&A, beautiful hard-
wood floors, stacked washer/ dryer, ceiling,
fans, large closets & morel $1095/mo,,
$1095 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751.
unit, walk to ocean, large deck, CH&A,
WDHU. No pets. No smoking. Discount
rent $1385/mo. 307-2841, 223-5211.
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 102 or 110 Poinsettia
St., Atl Bch. 241-2624.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
LOVELY FULLY renovated upscale condo
with self storage in the Atlantic Beach
area. 3 blocks from Town Center, 2/1,
$1100/mo, 2/2 $1300/mo. Call 242-9195.
2BR/1.5BA condo w/club pool, just steps
to beach! $1250/mo. All South Realty,

Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln. house; 5 blocks from ocean, $785/mo.
$790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728 Iv msg. Call Elizabeth, 415-5454.

101 S. 16th Ave. Jax Beach. 2BR/1BA
Apt. WDHU, CH&A. No dogs. $995/mo.
Security deposit equal 1/2 rent. Broker
Owner, 249-8766.
2BR/1BA SMALL deck, washer dryer
hook-up, central heat & air, includes wa-
ter. No dogs. $990/mo + dep. Available
August 1st. 465-2653 or 463-0222.
JAX BCH near ocean 1BR unfurnished
apt., lease, references, $750/mo, 222 4th
Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.
1LARGE~' 1beddomhi.. Excellent-loatior. 2
'blocks to ocean Very clean No Pets
'L75/iio 6'Jl2-l'l4 and'24:1t219
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, fireplace,
WDHU, tile floors, fenced back yard, large
corner lot, 2-car garage, $1500/mo.,

JAX BCH, 3 blks to ocean, 2/1, LR/ DR
combo, kitchen, carpet, W/D conn. 2 units,
1 upper, 1 lower. $795/mo. TDO Mgmt.
Svc. 246-1125.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR townhouse,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets. $895/mo. +$500
deposit, 246-3130.
1BR/1BA, Apt, $750/mo., $750/ sec. dep.
9th Ave & 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
BEACH HOUSE- 2 Bedrooms. Sunroom,
mini-blinds, CH&A, hardwood floors.
Across from beach. $1250/mo. 1st Street
.North. No pets. 540-272-1640. :
2/1 townhouse; W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.404 13th Ave. S.,
Unit A, Jax Bch. No pets. $875/mo,
$850/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.

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(Corner of Penman & Seagate)


JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA remodeled town-
home, 4 blocks from beach, $1200/mo.,
OLD ATLANTIC Bch, 1.5 blocks to ocean.
2BR 1.5BA, frplc., built in bookcases, tile
floors, WDHU, deck & private backyard
patio. $1200/mo plus security. No pets.
ATL. BCH, W. Plaza., 2BR/ 2BA duplex.
1200sf, 1 car gar., Ig kit., vaulted ceiling,
atrium, rear deck, new carpet, $925/mo.
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,
WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
efficiency, $550/mo; 1BR, $600/mo; 2BR,
$750/mo; laundry room in building. Credit
check. No pets. 514-8530.
PONTE VEDRA townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., wood, porcelain, all new carpet,
screened lanai, fresh paint throughout,
Brand New A/C and W/D. Tranquil water
view. Lots of storage and attic space,
lawn care inclusive. $950/mo. w/lease op-
tion to buy. Perfect starter home and No
Vinyl. St John's County Schools!
PVB. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. July only 1/2
off rent. $995/mo., 864-2440.
JAX BCH 2BR/ 2BA, frplc., W/D, 3 blocks
to beach, $1075/mo. Call (904)742-6423.

CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1350/mo., avail. 9/1.
2BR/1BA, WDHU fireplace, 1 block to
beach, $1000/mo (first & last month)


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W'BEACHES, 3/2, LR/ DR combo,
fireplace, EIK, split BR's, patio, cathedral
ceilings. $1100/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.
KERNAN, 4/2 w/ frplc., DR, Ig master,
2 car garage., $1400/mo.. Available imme-
diately (904)626-6963.
$1625/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
W/D, dishwasher. In Lake Sanctuary
1 rdile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050
$1250/mo, $1200 dep, pest control & lawn
service included, no pets, no smoking,
credit check/ references required.

241-8743, ____ OCEANVIEW HOUSE. 2 Bedrooms. Sun-
DUPLEX HISTORllGO-SprngI ealti -16. '0roomirnardCodrlloors lingig fans, wash-
P'erl. Si., upper yntl Lage ?BR. hart- -...Hr,-,..,'HpA H,:.u:e .:n larg beauti-
soc-od Iloors '- conlry kilchen" panl' lly ln-lsdaped corner w/privetr -
$625/mo. +deposit. No pets. 223-5211, Ical garden. $1650/mo. Ist,Street North.
307-2841. No pets. Call 540-272-1640.

AX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $750/mo. (904)422-3053,
NORTH JAX Beach.,efficiericy $515/mo.,
1BR $615/mb., 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.

JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, available 8/1,
$1400/mo., $1400 deposit, 821-9055
HIGHLAND GLEN. Available now! Abso-
lutely beautiful home in very desirable, up-
scale, professional, neighborhood off
Beach and Hodges. 4/2.5 with an over-
sized 2 car garage/ paver driveway/ beau-
tifully landscaped/ moulding detail
throughout/ gated community/ lots of stor-
age/ custom kitchen/ sq footage 2543/
Rent is very reasonable at $2200/mo. No
smoking and pref only small dog upon ap-
proval. Call Lara 904-248-0332 for more
info or pictures.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blks to beach,
3BR/2BA, new paint, carpet, hardwood
floors, refrigerator with icemaker, micro-
wave. W/D, 2 car garage, lawn service,
$1800/mo (513)300-2762.
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage; 2310sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, fireplace; like
new, upscale community, 2 pools, tennis,
soccer, clubhouse, family park; next to
Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to beach.
$2000/mo.; available now (904)349-3434.
4/BR FORECLOSURE *$14,900!
6BR/4BA. Only $27,000! Stop renting!
More homes available from $10,000! For
listings (800)366-9783 ext 5669.
NEPTUNE BCH 3/2, on South Street,
wash/ dryer, 5 blocks to beach, $1500/mo
+ security. 249-2793.
2BR/1BA, FRESHLY painted, fenced
yard, off Mayport Road; $990/mo plus se-
curity deposit;'call 246-3208.

ATLANTIC BEACH, Selva Lakes Town-
home, 4BR/2.5BA, new flooring through-
out home. Available 9/1/07 -possibly soon-
er. $1450/mo. Call 904-246-8745 or 904-
PONTE VEDRA, 4BR/3BA, Roomy, clean,
ready to move-in. Reduced rate.
.rage off San Pablo! Convenient to
schools, shopping & beach! $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA home w/large
backyard! Near recreation area
$1050/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
3/2.5 TOWNHOUSE. East of ;A1A in
Ponte Vedra. Spacious floor plan, private
patio. No pets, no indoor smoking.
$1295/mo. (904)463-2532. -

HUD HOMES! 4BR/3BA, $199/mol
5BR/3BR foreclosure! $222/mo! Stop rent-
ing! 5% dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr. For listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5853.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/2, $1400/mo., hard-
wood floors. Available 7/1, 655-3951.
3BR 1BA, kit., LR, laundry room, CH/A,
WDHU, tile, carpet, carport, $950/mo,
$800/dep., no pets. 848 Bonita Rd., Atl
ATLANTIC BCH, 2/1.5, 2 story house,
large fenced yard, tile/ carpet, deck,
WDHU, garage. $850/mo. TDO Mgmt.
Svc. 246-1125.
125 Bluefish Ave. 3/2 home, garage,
fenced, $1200/mo.
includes lawn service,
security deposit equal 1/2 month.
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4BR/3.5BA, 2 story,
2500+sqft., ocean view, all appliances,
large fenced yard, CH&A, upgrades,
$2450/mo. 115 Orange St., Single family
only. Rivermont Realty, 725-0302.
910 16TH Ave North JAX BCH 3BR/2BA,
Family Room. Walk to schools/ Beaches.
$1250/mo. First/ last + $500 deposit.

deck, jacuzzi Walk to beach/ park.
$1450/mo., deposit, references. Available
8/15. 242-7218.
NEPTUNE BCH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2BA townhome. $1175/mo. 655-5990.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 115 Saratoga Cir.
So., 3BR/1.5BA, den, fenced yard,
850sqft. storage barn; $1150/mo, 1 year
lease, 635-3319 or 246-4617.
JAX BEACH, charming bungalow, 1 block
to beach access, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, ga-
rage w/utility room/ shower, WDHU. Cor-
ner lot, fenced backyard. 1yr. lease.
$1350/mo. (813)486-9418.
3BR/ 2.5BA 2700sf, fireplace, 1535 Selva
Marina Dr. 3 blks to ocean, across from
Selva Marina Country Club. Pets ok,
$2250/ mo. 838-6333. Avail 7/1.
Charming 3/2 house, like new, open floor
plan, vaulted ceilings, carpet/ tile, W/D, 2
car garage, pets considered, Bike to the
Beach! Available 9/1 $1750/mo. .+dep.,
3BR/1BA, carport w/ washer & dryer,
$1200/MO. 601 7th Ave. S., Jax Beach,
(904)548-7389. No dogs.
SOLANO CAY, PVB, 3BR/2.5BA, tile
floors, new paint & carpet. $1375/mo.
Community, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, gated
community. $1450/mo. Call John

ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase. $3750/mo., 514-1090.

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HOUSE FOR rent or own, 2 story,
4BR/2.5BA, Collingswood subdivision,
12470 Heathgate Court; Jacksonville. Call
PONTE VEDRA/ Palm .Valley, beautiful,
large, private, 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage,
w/many amenities. $1400/mo. 860-1690.
JAX BCH, 3/1.5 sfh, LR, DR, den, kitchen,
large fenced yard. $1200/mo. TDO Mgmt.
Svc. 246-1125.
3BR/2BA FORECLOSURE! $20,000 Only
*$199/mo! 5% down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 5BR $222/mo! For listings (800)366-
9783 ext 5798.
1500sq, newly remodeled, 5 blocks to
beach. $1550/mo. (917)750-4238.
maypor' Jy, rim w/fireplae, work-
shop & 'mbre' Ooit/mo.. All South Real-
ty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH West, 1129 Sebago
Ave. So. Nice 3/2, new kitchen & bath,
tile & Berber floors, fenced yard,
$1250/mo. 612-8868, 631-3583.
JAX BCH, 3/2, LR/ DR w/f'place, fenced
yard, lawn serve. included. $1300/mo. TDO
Mgmt. Svc. 246-1125.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2300sf,, 3/2, screen
porch, close to elem school, big yard,
nice neighborhood. $1850/mo., 221-6392.
2BR/2BA, loft, newly renovated, 'two
available, $875/mo., 247-4724, 305-9988.
JAX BEACH: 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
large yard, screened prorch. $1400/mo
plus security deposit. Call Tom 566-6501.
1270sqft., new master bath, CH&A, large
fenced back yard. Nice pets welcomed.
524 Oceanwood Dr. So. Available Aug. 1;
$1250/mo +deposit. Call 629-9254.
N. JAX Beach- 3BR/1BA, just 5 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & morel $1150/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
PVB, 4BR/3BA, 2900sf., 1.75ac. Guana
Refuge. Rent or option to purchase.
$2500/mo. (904)273-0527.
appliances, $725/mo. 536-4774.
1 block from beach, 3BR/2.5BA, 3 story,
hardwood floors, stainless steel applian-
ces. $2200/mo. (904)874-7823.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.

6 months +, 463-7343.
PVB, 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnished. Steps
to Ocean. Garage, $1750/mo. 708-4022.
COURTYARDS- 2BR/ 2BA, private patio,
separate garage, 1178sf, complete re-
modeled, CH/A, WDHU, tile throughout,
frplc. $1025/mo. 571-6664, 887-6033.
SGCC LUXURY re-do, 2/2. Walk to
beach, golf, tennis, $2400/mo.
CHARMING, 3BR/2BA condo, steps to
ocean, 2nd floor, brand new. CH&A, W/D,
garage, gym, .pool, jacuzzi, security. Great
loor plan. Must See! $1800/mo. +dep.
Short/ long-term lease or lease option.
2BR/2BA CONDO located East of A1A in
Ponte Vedra Beach. 5-Star Community!
$1325/mo. Available 7/20. (904)463-0524.
2BR/2BA, GROUND floor. New floors,
counter-tops, washer & dryer. $1100/mo.
includes water, sewer, and all resort
amenities. Gated community, JTB/Hodg-
es. Security deposit and references re-
quired. (904)249-4324.
PV BCH Cranes Lake, 2/2, lakefront, new
A/C, FP, vaulted ceilings, sunroom, pool,
tennis, racquet ball, security system, W/D
included, $1395/mo +dep. (904)994-5824.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 1st floor,
2BR/2BA, hardwood floors, granite, marsh
view, $1150/mo. 904-613-7605.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR condo on lake at
Cranes Lake, Ponte Vedra. $1100/mo.
2/2 CONDO, PV Bch, gated w/ amenities.
Call 294-6940.
floor, covered parking, clear oceanviews,
pool, $2100/mo., lyr. lease. 333-5693.
1/1 CONDO IN gated community of Belle-
za (all amenities). Very clean, 3rd floor on
lake. Nonsmoker and no pets preferred,
Available 8/1, $915/mo. Call 850-933-
PONTE VEDRA condo, $1100/mo,
2BR/1.5BA, Newer W/D and kitchen appli-
ances. Center condo, low utilities. Deck off
back porch, perfect for sunbathing or B-B-
ques. Bike ride to the beach & park. A few
miles from JTB, quiet neighborhood. Will
consider pets. Non smokers, please,

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S. Unfurnished Homes Oakbridge PV 3BR/2BA, home recently Unfurnished Condos
S Costa Verano JB 3BR/2.5BA, brand new luxury remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace, garage. $1500/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV
S townhouse, ocean views, attached 2 car garage, Solano Woods- PV 3BR2BA, home w/patio, garage, 2BR/2BA. Third floor w/cathedral ceilings, .
Amenities. $3000/mo. private fenced backyard. $1450/mo. screened porch, amenities. $975/mo
1 Azalea Point PV 5BR/3BA, two story home w/ 2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home has Palms at Marsh Landing JB
S sunroom, great water views, club pool, tennis. screenedlanai, deck, new carpet & paint, 2 car garage. Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
S$2800/mo. $1400/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
SPonte Vedra By Sea PV 4BR/3BA, home has L'triam PV 2BR/2BA, home w/wood deck, hot tub, 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
S living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, screened garage, comm. pool & tennis. $1300/mo. 3BR/2BA, ground floor/end unit. $1295/mo. .
Sporch. $2750/mo: 2BR/2BA home w/private pool. $1595 The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east of A1A,
i Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home in Sea Hawk PV 2BR/2BA, Two story garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. $1100/mo.
S walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 car w/loft, fireplace, laminate wood floors, carpet, club Th, Villas at Marsh Landing J
Garage. $2200/mo. pool. $1300/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/private garage,
Sawmill Lakes- PV 4BR/3BA, home has covered Intracoastal West screened porch, wood floors, amenities.
I lanai, lake views, private comer lot, 2 car garage. Lakecrest Southside 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/ $1100/mo.
$ $2150/mo. attached garage, screened porch, private views. Ocean Links PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, overlooking
SMarsh Landing- PV 4BR/2.5BA, Home overlooks $995/mo. golf course, garage, amenities, screened porch.
Beautiful lake, screened porch, fireplace, garage. Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy $1150/mo.
S$2000/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer 3rd floor condo, porch, elevator, Furnished Condo
S Selva Tierra AB 3BR/2.5BA, home has huge preserve views, amenities, carport. $1025/mo The Pointe PV 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/great lagoon
S 2 car garage, updated ktchenth Wolf Creek Hodges views, fireplace, garage. $2100/mo.
S$2000 2BR/2.5BA. Newer townhouse w/wooded preserve Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury
SPonte Vedrea Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, newer views, amenities, screened porch. $1100/mo. condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
st townhouse, attached garage ocean vews Brightwater ate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end unit $3200/mo.

38 17th Street AB (jt townhouse, screened porch, attached garage, club
S38 17th Street AB(just reduced$) pool. $1200/mo. ..t 2
? 3BR/2.5BA, steps to ocean, newly renovated, 3 .
story townhouse w/garage, wood floors, balconies. Riverbrook at Glen Kernan Hodges RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
S$1795/mo. 4BR/2.5BA, spacious home w/new tile, carpet and Property Management
Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood deck, laminate, freshly paited, fenced yard. $1600/mo. (800)299-5616 (904)285-5640
hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral ceilings.
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Brand New Condos East of A1A
1/1 from $ 2/2 from $1400/mo.
3/2 from $1600/mo. All w/great amenities.
Call Gean at (904)241-7074.
JAX BCH 2BR/2BA CONDO, near the
beach, 2yrs old, 1car garage. $1200/mo.
Call 955-8213 for info.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1350/mo., avail. 9/1.
do. 1BR/1BA, extremely clean unit. 3rd
floor, very private w/large lanai. Fully fur-
nished (new interiors as of 2006). Washer
& dryer/ Appliances included. Vaulted ceil-
ings. Storage closet. Access to all club-
house amenities. $1000/mo. For more in-
formation, please contact David at
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2.5BA condo, FP,
new carpet, W/D, pool, etc. 1092 Sea-
hawk Dr. N. $900/mo. incl. water & sewer,
lyr lease. No pets, 221-6037.
PVB 1BR/1BA, fireplace, all appliances,
many upgrades, $850/mo, +sec.

PBV, 1BR/1BA, screened patio, 2nd floor,
W/D, pool, health club, $875/mo.,
PVB, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor corner, golf
view. Great location, near beach & shop-
ping. $1000/mo. +deposit. (904)466-0230.

VILLA'S AT ML, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh
views all rooms, screened lanai, peaceful
and private. $1250/mo. 534-5875,
642-5480, 359-3102.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $1100/mo. +deposit.

Luxury, 2BR/2BA, pool, sauna, fitness,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
*PVB CONDO 3/2.5, 1800+ sq ft, commun-
ity pool/tennis, $1375/mo. 887-6288.
NEW CONDO, South Jax Beach, steps to
ocean. W/D, granite countertops, large
1BR w/office, ground floor. All amenities.
$1250/mo. (904)386-5008.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block PVB GRAND Cay Villas, 2/2, fireplace,
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities. W/D, screened porch, new carpet, new
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049. paint. Available now. $995/mo.,655-

CONDO VILLAS Marsh Landing, 3/2, pri-
vate tree top lanai, garage, $1200/mo.
PV LAKES Seahawk 2/2 end unit on lake,
$825/mo. 1yr. lease. Call 568-7139.
1 BR/ 1 BA, PVB Condo, attached garage,
W/D, pool, workout facility, gated com-
munity. $995/mo. (614)517-2741.
PV BCH, 2BR/2BA, gated, luxury condo in
great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness ctr, W/D
incl., storage area,, 2nd fir. $950/mo. Call
285-5064 after 5pm.
JAX BEACH The Villas at Marsh Landing,
2/2, $1000/mo., no dogs, marsh view.
Contact Brian at (904)234-4794.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2, lake front, new tile,
paint, carpet, fans, mirrors. Lots of closets
& storage $1350/mo., 224-5100, 285-
BEAUTIFUL GROUND floor condo in
Ponte Vedra! 2/2 1100sqft., W/D included.
$1075/mo. Realty Executives Ponte Ve-
dra, 904-249-7676, press 2.
TPC SAWGRASS, 3BR/2.5BA, garage,
vaulted ceilings, fireplace, community
pool, gated community. $1400/mo.
100 FAIRWAYS Park Blvd. 2 units: 1/1
$775/mo., 2/2 w/fireplace $1150/mo. both
updated, must see! Paul Woods Realty..

PONTE VEDRA- Ocean Links 3/2 end
unit, second floor. No pets, non-smokers.
Pool, tennis, etc. $1150/mo. Call
568-7139 or 285-3270.
2/2 end unit with fireplace. in Summer-
house, PV. 2 floors with no one above or
below. Balcony overlooks golf course. 2
pools, tennis, fitness, walk to the beach,
pets welcome. $1050. (904)571-5517
ATLANTIC BEACH, fully fumished,
3BR/2BA, ground floor, pool, patio, laun-
dry facilities. Just steps from beach. 901
Ocean Blvd. $2400/mo. includes all utilit-
ies and basic cable. (904)247-1049.
VILLAS MARSH Landing, furnished, 2/2,
arage, screen' porch, golf course view,
1100/mo. 887-5005.
PVB, 2BR/2BA. Beautiful Belleza, gated
community, spa, gym, tanning, movie the-
ater, etc. $1200/mo. 221-4366.
1BR/1BA, gated, pool, fitness, 223-6709.
3/2 w/garage, 1600sf ground floor end unit
new tile & paint in living areas, all ameni-
ties, one mile to beach, $1350/mo. 273-
8923, or 294-8164.
1BA, 811 S. 1st St., Unit 5, Jax Bch.
$1399/mo. 742-8156.

Oceans Edge

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Owner Rentals

Splendid New 1, 2, or 3
bedroom condo homes.

Just a few steps from the beach! Magnificent
clubhouse, summer kitchen, state-of-the-art
fitness center, resort style edgeless pool with
cabanas, putting green. Pet friendly.
Starting from $1,250.
Fantastic incentives available now!

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MH, OAKS of Wonderwood, Mayport,
3BR, 2 full baths, all appliances, WDHU.
CH&A, swimming pool, walking distance
to schools. $800/mo., $300 deposit,

nished homes & condos! From $700 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.

Ponte Vedra condo. $525/mo. includes
utilities. (904)347-5039.
ROOM FOR Rent, JB, walk to beach,
W/D, no pets. $400/mo. (772)559-3416.
PRIVATE ROOM & Bath, 1 block to
Ocean. $550/mo. +1/2 utilities. $550/de-
posit. Call (904)860-9240.
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 3200sf.
home in S. Jax Beach. In-ground pool.
Must love dogs. $550/mo. +$250/dep., all
utilities included. (904)568-5555.
included. $485/mo. 568-2157.
AB, WALKING to beach and Town Center.
Nice and quiet. $475/mo. +half utilities.

2 ROOMS for rent in attractive home on
waterfront. Close to the beach, all utilities
incl. One room available now, the,2nd
room available 8/1., $460 & $480/mo.
PRIVATE ROOM w/bath, non-smoking.
$125/wk. +deposit. Background check.
996-8341, 210-8877.

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$480/MO, HOUSE off Mayport Rd. 1.5
miles to beach. 923-6482 leave message

ATLANTIC BEACH share a townhome,
$500/mo. includes utilities. 306-6369.
OFF KERNAN Blvd. Non-smoking.
$495/mo. includes cable, W/D. 998-9684.

CES. Spacious modern individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
NEW OFFICE Suites in Ponte Vedra,
$400 to $600 per month. 859-1299.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 800sqft., $1200/mo.
Terry McCue Real Estate, Inc., 249-7211.

North Beach Center, 725 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atl. Bch. Warehouse, Office & Retail,
Spaces for lease. 3 bays available.
Desirable location at the beaches.
1600SF BUILDING on 3rd St. N., Jax Bch.
Great exposure, parking, avail. 8/1.
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE, shop space for
lease, free rent, 514-1090.
COMMERCIAL LOT, 50'x125', zoned
industrial. 8th Ave. South, Jax Bch.
$1400/mo. 241-1880.
JAX BEACH, 5000sf, building & land, ide-
al for church or school; 1000sf furnished
office on 3rd St., 514-1090.
RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Mayport, 514-1090.

PET NANNY- dog walks, all pet care.
Refs. Exp'd. 249-2015.
FREE CHOCOLATE lab "Hershey", fe-
male, spayed, approx. 3 yrs. old. Call 249-
0663, Nicky.
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
BEAUTIFUL LARGE male cat, black vel-
vet shorthair, 2 years old, needs loving
home. Call Kirsten, 9am-5pm. 246-5548.
LOVING AND playful yellow Lab/ Golden
Retreiver mix, free to attentive family. Well
behaved and kid friendly. Call Bridget,
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
BEAUTIFUL KITTENS available to good
homes. Fluffy tigers and two little black
shorthairs. Have had their baby shots. Call
Kirsten, 9am-5pm, 246-5548.

AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, $150 Make great frisbee dogs.
Call Karen 742-3315,1v. msg.
HUSKY PUPS- 5 males, 1 female. Also
large female iguana. 894-4130, 568-1724
champion bloodline; blk/tan; tails/dc, POP,

HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977:
Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
(while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only


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after 7:30pm. 645-9915.

HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.
NEED MATURE driver for errands, part-
time. 242-8750.
Beaches dental team needs help front
desk (exp. w/ PW preferred) & a Hygien-
ist. 3-4 days a week. We value people
who appreciate fine dentistry & all sys-
tems necessary to support that. If this
sounds good to you, call us at 273-9999
or Dr. Bob Soud after hours at 824-0842.

NATIONAL TRUCK & Heavy Equipment
operators School, 30,000+ trained,'350
acre ~-r:lr, i.-.t placement assistance, na-
tionally accredited, VA & Dantes www.earthmover- (800)488-7364, Orange Park,
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2121 www.On-
paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if quali-
fied. Job placement assistance. Call Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance (888)349-
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Certified.
Hands on Training. Job Placement Assis-
tance. Call Toll Free (866)933-1575. As-
sociated Training Services, 5177 Homo-
sassa Trail, Lecanto, Florida, 34461.
DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right.! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement CRST.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
your driving career today! Offering cours-
es in CDL A. Low tuition fee! Many pay-
ment options! No registration fee!
(888)899-5910 info@ americasdrivingaca-

All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator training for
employment: Bulldozers, Backhoes, Load-
ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, Ex-
cavators; National Certification, Job Place-
ment Assistance; Associated Training
Services (800)251-3274 www.equipmen-
KEEP THOSE skills sharp! Reading &
math; experienced tutor; reasonable rates,

PERMANENT PART time Bookkeeping
Assistant- Busy contractor needs addition-
al office staff. Must have good phone skills
and experience in Quick Books. Word and
Excel experience preferred. Will be sched-
uling and coordinating an outside service
department along with typical A/P and A/R
duties. Contact Sharon at Miller Bros. Irri-
gation, 249-5214.
PARTTIME/ FULL time cleaning person
that's eager to work and dependable.
Must have references. Please contact Ann
or Bobby Rose! 249-3862.\
area condos, self starter, drug-free envi-
ronment. Call Harold at 904-553-9946.
P/T Kennel technician. Apply at Animal
Medical Clinic, 8000 Sawgrass Village
Circle, Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-9560.
DEPENDABLE, Salesperson to work 10-
6pm, 2-3 days per week. 241-5558.

HELP NEEDED immediately part-time &
fulltime for office cleaning, car & phone a
must. Call 273-2761 or 7577007.
WALDORF INSPIRED mixed aged kinder-
garten has the following positions availa-
ble: Teacher's Assistant, Office Manager/
Administrator. Please fax (904)249-7595
or email your resume and cover letter to
jwiseaside @ For more
information please visit:
Coordinator (P-T) wanted to plan, organ-
ize and coordinate a new morning con-
temporary worship service at Community
Presbyterian Church. Experience in di-
recting Christian contemporary worship
and strong organizational, planning and
interpersonal skills a must. Email resume
to: or fax
to 246-1522.

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:, or visit our
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
HOST/ HOSTESS, full-time or part-time.
Apply after 2pm, Chizu Japanese Steak
House, 1227 South 3rd St. Jax Bch.
TOW COMPANY Dispatcher: Seeking self
motivated mature individuals. Must pos-
sess excellent customer service skills, ba-
sic office skills, neat hand writing, be
bondable, and available for nighttime
hours. Please call 838-8029.
LANDSCAPE/ Maintenance. temporary to
permanent, PT/FT, pay depends on expe-
STYLIST WANTED, beaches area.
Great deal on booth rental or commission,
FT/PT. (904)242-2421.
BE A weight loss coach in our Ponte Ve-
dra Beach location. No experience neces-
sary, training provided. Must be a individu-
al with a fun personality, enjoys talking on
the phone, believes in weight loss, loves
to work with people and is eager to ad-
vance. Mostly morning hours and earning
$7-$10/hr base plus commission. Full and
part time positions available now. Call
Jessica at 234-0848 between 9am-7pm
for appointment.
efits \401k. DrugFree Workplace. Salary
commensurate with exp. Pref. skills in:
HVAC, electrical, plumbing, construction.
Supervise small staff. Golf privileges.
Email or
fax 904-246-9121.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area. Call
Must have current law enforcement certifi-
cation acceptable to the State of FL and
be eligible to complete Florida training and
certification within 6 months of hire.
$16.75/hr.; $670/wk.; $34,840/yr. +bene-
Must have H.S. diploma. Pay rate while
attending academy: college degree
$15.37/hr.; AA degree $12.92/hr.;
H.S./GED $10.90/hr. + benefits
Applications must be received by 07/18/07
for testing on 08/04/07 More info. and ap-
plication packet can be obtained at Human Resources. Submit
application to 800 Seminole Rd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233 (904)247-5820. No
smokers/ tobacco users. Drug testing con-
ducted. EOE.
Representative: Earn supplemental in-
come placing and supervising high school
exchange students. Volunteer host fami-
lies also needed. Promote world peace!
(866)GO-AFICE or
SMALL LOCAL Landscape business is
looking for people who WANT to work and
have transportation. Will train. Call
BUSY MEDICAL office in Neptune Beach,
seeking an energetic responsible individu-
al to work secretarial duties. Please fax re-
sume to 247-9722.
SILK PRESSER, Ponte Vedra area, guar-
anteed hours. 285-5644.
ADULT DAY Care Center at Atlantic
Beach seeks experienced individual to join
our team of care for memory impaired in-
dividuals. No nights, no weekends. Please
call Heather at 249-1984. EOE
GROWING CLEANING company looking
for full time Office Manager. Fax resumes
to 270-8866 or call 422-7114.
LINE COOKS needed. Good wages. Ap-
ply in person, see Vince or Tom, 127 1st
Ave. N., rear blue door, 12-2pm. Campe-
che Bay. 249-3322.
NEW UPSCALE salon & day spa hiring
Stylists, Estheticians, & Nail Techs.
996-9199, 868-0972.
LEAD LINE Cook for The,.Bidge,Market &
Bi-ro, FPVB., Call Chef Steve 285-1154
btwn 2-4pm. '
ANNUAL RENTAL homes in the heart of
Central Florida. Beautiful waterfront com-
munities with resort amenities, social
events and on-site activities. Call
(800)887-8301 or visit www.EquityLife-
DENTAL ASSISTANT needed for full time.
Fast paced dental office located near the
beaches. Fax resume to 821-9614 or call
CERTIFIED TEACHER. Privately owned/
operated special ed school seeks certified
teacher for 4th/ 5th grade self-contained
class. Benefits include small class sizes,
ample preparation time, and flexibility in
curriculum development and teaching
methods. E-mail resumes to:

Staff. Responsibilities will include answer-
ing phones, scheduling appointments and
marketing. Written and verbal communica-
tion skills and computer knowledge are re-
quired. Please fax resume and references
to (904)246-3778. No phone calls please.
for a high energy, outgoing P/T reception-
ist with flexibility; available to work week-
ends in our real estate on-site offices. Job
duties include answering the telephone,
meeting and greeting customers, and
lending a hand to sales agents. Proficien-
cy in Microsoft Office a must. Fax resume
to 904-273-7312 or email resume to.
PART-TIME CFO- Seeking retired execu-
tive to work online from home a few days
per month to compile financial statements,
provide management guidance, and inter-
face with accounting auditors. This is an
excellent opportunity to make an impact in
a dynamic, growing, industrial controls
company. $18/hr. Please send resume to
Nireco America Corporation via e-mail at:
THE ROY Textile Industry is having a
space for the post of Bookkeeper(s) under
our respectable industry. For further info,
contact roychambersindustry@yahoo
& Internet. Detail oriented, 20-25 hours
per week. Fax 694-1108, email resume @

Looking for a career? Stylists, Barbers,&
Nail Techs needed. Call Diane at
525-2164 for more details. EOE.
CARE GIVER. Atria Senior Living is seek-
ing experienced Care Givers- CNA, RA,
MedTech, 14199 Wm. Davis Parkway. If
you have a pleasant personality and are
flexible with hours, please apply in person.
LEGAL SECRETARY for professional
Beaches law firm; Heavy Litigation experi-
ence required; Family Law preferred; Must
be organized and have good communica-
tion skills; Excellent benefits package;
Emaii resume to rcrolyn@'
o; 1aA i:, 904:241 4-.o5
LOAN OFFICER for fast growing commer-
cial/ residential lending company. Beach-
es area, experienced and able to start im-
mediately. Fax resume & cover letter to:
F/T HOUSEKEEPER. Energetic, self-mo-
tivated individual needed. Apply in person,
Ashford Court Assisted Living, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jax Bch. Must enjoy working
with the elderly. DFWP/ EOE.
D-Licensed Security Officers needed to
work upscale gated communities and con-
dominiums in Jax and Ponte Vedra
Beach. Apply in person at: First Coast Se-
curity Services, 1 Independent Dr. #117
(Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL 32202-
valid driver's license & transportation-Able
to make $300-$700 weekly Only serious,
responsible, hard workers need apply.
Eric, 716-4413.
HAIR STYLIST- Immediate openings in
our busy salons for Leadership and Li-
censed Stylists. Guaranteed hourly/ com-
mission and benefits. Fun work environ-
ment and excellent free advanced Redkin
training. Call Trish at (904)236-6323.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience., also Kennel Attendant. Apply with-
in: 28 Corona Rd., Ponte Vedra,
HIRING PIZZA Maker, Servers, & Dish-
washers. Apply within: 4765 Hodges Blvd.
Call 821-4350.
GROWING FAST paced lawn mainte-
nance company looking for F/T help,
for energetic, outgoing FIT receptionist to
work in our fast paced corporate office
Mon-Fri no weekends. Strong multitasking
skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office a
must. Fax resume to 904-273-7312 or
email resume to
DRIVER- BYNUM Transport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida- Local &
National OTR positions. Food grade tank-
er, no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay, new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
OWNER OPERATOR Solos- flatbeds.
$1000 Sign-on bonus, Industry leading
pay, $2500-$3000/week! Southwest Re-
gional Runs, 2500-3000 miles/week,
home every weekend! Top industry CPMs!
Excellent equipment, top benefits package
available! Fuel @ $1.25/gallon! Call
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.
area. Fax resume 285-8572.

HVAC Service Company looking for an
honest, dependable person to perform
customer service and administration du-
ties. Computer skills a must. For more de-
tails please call Dee at 247-5525.
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and Laborers. Overtime avail. Pool exp. a
plus. 249-3112.
Full-time (32 hrs.), Tues. thru Fri. 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:
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.

Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-

primary care office, involving back & front
office tasks. Need team player willing to
jump in where needed. Fun work environ-
ment. Competitive salary/ benefits. Fax re-
sume: 246-6312.
Seeking dependable people in the beach-
es area to care for the elderly. Flexible
hours, full time, part time, overnights,
weekends. Comfort Keepers, 247-0402.
Requisition #64027868
Beaches Family Health Center at 1522
Penman Road has an opening for a Reg-
istered Nurse. Women's Health experi-
ence preferred and licensure as RN is re-
quired. Background check, fingerprints
and drug screening required. Closing date
is 07/20/07. Apply online https://people- EEOE/AA.
scriptionist needed for large Orthopaedic
practice at the beach. Dictation includes
patient summaries, consultations, and oth-
er healthcare documentation. 2 years ex-
perience minimum. Requirements include
trained medical language specialist with
excellent knowledge of English grammar,
spelling and punctuation. M-F daytime
hours. Full Benefits. Fax resume to (904)
PERMANENT, DETAIL oriented technical
production workers needed. Will train.
Must be dependable, self-motivated &
able to meet production demands. ax re-
sume to: (904)733-9664.
DRIVERS Exp. Car Haulers, Join Wagg-
oners! Great home time, benefits! Excit-
ing new bonus programs! Call for Appt. in
your area: (912)571-9668.
ASAP! DRIVERS Needed $1000+ weekly
$0 Lease/$1.20pm Sign-On Bonus CDL-A
+ 3 mos OTR (800)635-8669.
lawn/landscape company. Excellent pay.
Must have own transportation & clean DL.
Experience required. Contact Ron,
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida regional
drivers! Home every weekend! Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile
hometime, mopey & more! Heartland Ex-
press (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-

ARE YOU making $100,000? If you are
looking for a career, not a job, sales pro-
fessionals in our industry earn at least
$75,000-$100,000+ per year and have ad-
vancement opportunities. Qualified leads
furnished, no travel. Must be well groom-
ed, drug free, and dependable. No experi-
ence necessary. Sales training plan. 25
year old company. Call Eddy for more de-
tails, 686-4539.
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DRIVER- CLASS-A CDL drivers- Now hir-
ing OTR & local drivers- New equipment;
Great benefits; Premium pay package.
Call Oakley Transport, (877)484-3042.


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
Immed. positions avail, FT/ PT, Days or
Evenings. Weekly pay, benefits! Up to
$10/hr. Call (904)482-2078, 9-5pm, Mon-
Fri. DFW/ EOE. LISC#AB2000006.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
LANDSCAPE AND Maintenance Profes-
sionals needed. Must have experience in
grounds maintenance. Clean driving
record a must! Full time, pay based on
experience. (904)465-3590 or

The Beaches School has an
opening for a full time Pre-
Kindergarten teacher. Must
have CDA Certification.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Fax or email resume, attn: Scott
to fx# 249.5241 or email:

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ALL CASH candy route Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free candy All
for $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033.
Call us: We will not be undersold!
HOT DOG cart for sale; stainless steel
equipment, umbrella. $1700 OBO. Ask for
Terry, 249-9140.
more info, (904)303-7860.

Fully insured Sitters on call 24 hours. Call
Cheryl (321)228-5849, sunshinebabysit-
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
CHILDCARE IN your home. References &
background check furnished. 998-9684.

CLEANING 20 yrs experience, new
construction/ residential. Bonded.

CNA: I am seeking a live-in position 3
days/wk. Need some quality time to your-
self? I will provide reliable transportation
to and from appts. Will fax references, cer-
Stification & background upon request.
Cynthia (904)885-2200.

RN HAS ONE PRIVATE room available
for the memory impaired. Secure environ-
ment. All meals, medications given & ac-
tivities of daily living provided. Call Gail
Providing the best caregivers with top ref
& criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
respite care, companionship and more. Af-
fordable. Call us for a free' in-home
assessment at 904-725-8222. Lic. #229886.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @
CARE GIVER, experienced, honest & de-
pendable; CPR & First Aid certified; Call
Nell 353-5390, 910-0878.
years. experience seeks new position. Ex-
tremely dependable and caring. Excellent
references. Call Leslie 612-4751.

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Room Service Supervisor Line Cook

Shipping & Receiving Clerk Maintenance Engineer

Male Locker Room Attd. Dish Room Supervisor .

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.
1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070

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ELDER CARE (not an agency). Lots of
compassion & care. Great references.
51 YR OLD male with luxury car available
to sit, run arrands, doctor visits, etc. Also
companion for in or out of town trips or ac-
tivities. FT or PT 534-0643.

IVORY WEDDING dress, size 14, $175,
TWO STEEL tool boxes 8' long. All new
locks $250, 223-5891.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
STAIR LIFT by ThyssenKrupp, Steel rail,
A/C powered, 3001b. capacity, uphol-
stered. Also Walker, Travel wheelchair,
Pedlar, Arm exerciser, Cane, etc. Make an
offer: Call 249-2404.
set- white gold, lct. emerald cut solitaire
with baguettes on side. ict etemity band.
$4500. 343-1802.
DELTA AIR compressor 6.5hp, 80 gallon
upright, 175 PSI. Used 4 months for con-
struction job $575, 223-5891.
ROUND OF golf for four at TPC, including
greens & cart fees, $400, 616-5274.
QUEEN AND Full-Size, clean, quality
beds. Serta Pert Sleeper and Simmons
Beautyrest. $120/$100. Can deliver
ANTIQUE KIMBALL upright piano,
good condition, $500 OBO. You move..
GLEIM FLIGHT Instruction Kit. Everything
needed for pilot's license, new $100,
PARAGON KILN, automatic w/ stand &
collar, $300. 246-4259.
SOLAR POWERED generators No gas,
no fumes, no noise! Permanently reduce
your electric bill by going solar for under
$12001 Order online:
WANTED: 15 homes to show off our new
lifetime exterior paint. Call now to see if
your home qualifies. (800)961-8547.
KENMORE UPRIGHT freezer, 15.1cf,
$150, 246-1461.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
steel frame, 18", quick release
fold down back, swing away foot rest, like
new, $125; Jet 3 ultra motorized wheel-
chair, like new, regular $5750, bargain
$1500; computer, monitor, keyboard,
printer, computer desk w/hutch, $50, 249-
BUNK BEDS with mattresses- maple, ex-
cellent condition, $400, 247-4354.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
MISC. HOME items and furniture; kitchen
& dining table w/chairs, couches, tables,
bed room, 514-1090.
PATIO SET, 5 pc., black coated alumi-
num. 48" Glass-top table and 4 high back
swivel chairs. Like new. $250. 992-1214.
12 GAL. flat plastic boat gas tank, $30.
Barrels of VW parts, make offer.,
like new, $1800. 641-9667 or 838-5411.
BOWFLEX- WITH attachments $450,
3E PROFILE .;mtooh cook Top. 30' GE'
.VaII .-,..n' 24' Bolh black Stainless 36
hood. Small rrnr.:r.:wave 803-6560
SPA: LIKE new, never used w/starter kit,
$700 OBO. Call for details. 247-3322 or
87-.' .R4.

GARAGE SALE. Saturday, July 14, 9am,
182 11th Ave. N.
RIPTIDE: SATURDAY & Sunday, 8am-
4pm, 3385 Pintail Dr. N. Electronics. fumi-
ture, Asian items, household.

YARD SALE weather permitting, Satur-
day, 9am-2pm. 208 Seagate Ave, be-
tween 1st and 2nd Street.

2 FAMILY Plant Sale, Fri & Sat., 9-5.
Plants from Altheas to Zephranthes & lots
of "what is it?". Clay pots & other garden
stuff. 1242 Green Cay (Oak Harbor).
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 10am-2pm. Re-
frig, w/icemaker $100. Cash wrap/ display
case value $3000 reduced to $1500. Store
inventory, new clothing, sterling silver,
home decor & more. 436 Osprey Key,
Selva Lakes.

PLANT SALE July 6, 7, & 8, 8am-2pm.
Gingers'are blooming, 5 varieties, angel
trumpets peach, white, and yellow, A vari-
ety of plants too long to list. Rain dates
7/14 -7/15 Palm Valley 17 Guano Dr.
SATURDAY, 7AM-? 19-A Ponte Vedra Ct.
.Household items, jewelry, books, etc.

862 E. Redhouse Branch Rd. (off Wood-
lawn Rd., off Hwy 16, by Bank of St. Au-
gustine. Friday & Saturday 9am-5pm.
This is the one. Hundreds of items. Liqui-
dation prices. Cash & Carry.

2000 CELEBRITY 18'
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Gr
tersports or cruising. Exc. cc
kept, 250 hours, custom t
OBO. (407)509-7660.

eat for wa-
ond., garage


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40' BOAT SLIP FOR RENT, Maravista/ '97 TOYOTA FORERUNNER Ltd., tow
Harbortown. $10 ft. OBO (904)220-7006. package, excellent condition 167K miles,
$6900 OBO, 923-2545.

KYMCO PEOPLE 50 Scooter 2002, silver,
excellent condition $1200 OBO 246-9919.

1996 CHEVY S-10 extended cab, excel-
lent condition, low miles, auto transmis-
sion, split rear window, bed liner, $4400,
1997 DODGE Ram 1500 full rear drive
Pick up, A/C, CD player, fully loaded, exc.
cond. $6200. Show tires included $700.
247-3322 or 887-3384.
1997 DODGE Ram 1500, excellent condi-
tion, loaded, $5500. 887-3384 or 247-
'85 FORD F150, 4WD, no AC, $1800
OBO, 246-9589, 885-9899.
1987 BRONCO 4X4, lift kit, A/C $2000
OBO, 534-7313.

1989 FORD MUSTANG LX convertible;
new top; fresh paint, shift kit, new tran.,
trick flow intake; flow master exhaust. Af-
ter market headders, 17' rims. Upgraded
ignition box, lowered rear gears, $5000,

2004 VOLVO XC70. Loaded, exc. cond.
Dealer maintained. Leather, 3rd row seat,
sunroof, 80K miles. $16,750. 535-7321.
1979 MERCEDES Benz 450SL, 2 tops,.
maintenance records. Black w/red interior,
good condition. Asking $6995 OBO.
IDEAL FOR gator fan. 1986 Chevy, or-
ange, blue & yellow pick up. New tires,
great cond. $6000. 641-6339.
1994 VW Jetta $750, dependable cold air,
needs some work, Mike 982-0564.-

railer. $12K 2004 CHEVY Trail Blazer LS, extended/
seats 7, tow package. 2x2 or 4x4, V-6,
PV Visit 50,000 miles, new tires & battery, Great
shape $14,900. 241-8173.

GREAT BEACH Vehicle- 1986 Suzuki Sa-
muri, only 58K miles, 5 Speed- 4WD con-
vertible, $2,500 OBO 904-553-8936.
2001 HONDA Accord. 2DR, white w/tan
leather, all pwr, sunroof, spoiler, 6 disc
CD, 95K miles. $8600 OBO. 683-9596.
1993 FORD F150.XLT $1500, runs great,
good shape, 334-7927.
'98 SEBRING convertible, 70K miles, air,
am/fm, CD; great condition; private,
$4400, 249-4877, 705-5426.
1997 NISSAN Altima GXE, excellent con-
dition, low miles, 4DR, automatic trans,
power windows/ locks, cruise. $440(
OBO. 887-9030.
MERCEDES BENZ, '89, 300 SEL, 6cyl.,
good mpg. Excellent car.,$4900 OBO
1998 VOLVO V70 Wagon, silver, tan
leather, one owner, $5900. 614-9466.
95 CONCORDE $875! Kelly retail value
$1975. Hurry before I complete my own
purchase! 280-9312/ 254-9935.
1998 PONTIAC Grand Am, red, good con-
dition, $2500, 242-0042
95 TOYOTA Camry, runs great, cold A/C.
$2000. (904)537-0945.

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Are you looking for a Superior Manage-
ment Company for your Association???
Look no further than Patriot Residential
Management Services! Local Knowledge,
Local Expertise! Please call 904-483-5160
for more information or visit us at
SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes, all models, $49.50.

PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.

PERSONAL CHEF: Meals prepared in
your home. Openings available. Call for
more into, 735-5081.

CLEAN TO SHINE. Our company commit-
ment is'100%; CLsmrr.-r Saysla.:ihon a5
Ariordahble Pr,:i- tVe :lp-an nr:.ri :. a rrl
meni, jfflices, RV s rein cunslnuciion and
restaurants. For a free estimate call 514-
7009 or (904)779-0158. We will beat any
company prices.,

BED- BRAND name queen set, or Child Care, and more. PVB referen-
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver. ces 534-3732.'
(904)858-9350. H. KADIC CLEANING SERVICE. House

WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
241-7276, 838-9599.

LOANS AVAILABLE $100 to $100,000
Unsecured bad credit ok, no credit ok,
bankruptcy ok, loan by mail company,
same day pre-approval, no credit check.
Call 1-866-487-6188, Bill.


AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.

HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.


24/7 -ONLINE Auctions City of Riviera
Beach. Closes 7/17. Crown Vics 7% Buy-
ers Premium.

WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified

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HUGE MOVING sale. Everything must go
by next week. Contemporary king bed,
leather sofa sets, and much more. 4100
Rosecliff Lane, 425-8448.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified

Cutting, edging, weed-eating, landscap-
ing, pressure washing, grading and sod-
ding. Free estimate. 252-6112.
Great rates, Landscape by Linus. Li-
censed/ insured, 294-2269.

Dependable.Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. 821-0737.

CHEAP MOE'S! Complete lawn service.
Most yards only $25. (904)422-0593.


Loftus Enterprises, Inc. Specializing in
foundations, driveways, demo and more.
Call (904) 626-4279 for a free estimated
DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks, ex-
posed river rock, demolition, & room addi-
tions. RK Ballard Construction, Inc. Li-
censed & insured. Call Chuck, 874-6692.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @

Safe 'roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.

Licensed and Insured. Call 294-6116.

Interior painting, minor home repair. Curb
-app6al -L ;cr.d.j 5. ;n-ured Fred,
k90.n4i45 7 89
knptch work. Competative pricing. Paint-
ing, trim, carpentry, wood repair, pressure
washing. Licensed/ Insured. Free esti-
mates. 861-9500.
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.

RELIABLE INTERIOR/ Exterior painting,
pressure washing, drywall, texture, wall
coverings. Licensed, Insured, references.
25 years experience. (904)403-7309.
Interior & Exterior Painting, Pressure
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
Jeff 881-4223.
INTERIOR AND exterior paint jobs. Top
quality and affordable. No job too small.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @

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Remodeling & Home Improvements Kit &
Bathes- Cabinets- Handyman Services.
30 yrs exp. Lic & Ins. Dale at 403-1071.

C & R6

Moved, cleaned, hammered, sawn, paint-
ed, lit flushed, drained, or repaired. Call

dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting; improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding, Pressure
Washing and more. 17yrs. experience. Li-
censed/Insured. 861-9500.
SHUTTERS MADE to Order, wooden
w/cut-outs of your choice. Palm trees,
pineapples, etc. $100 a pair. 859-7279.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @
LIlm ^ m A A* IA* I IA1 IA lm

Stump grinding; residential & commercial
service (904)766-6151.

QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.

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July 11, 2007

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


Venus Williams was the biggest name in the Bausch & Lomb Championships at Amelia
Island Plantation in April and while she didn't win that event, Williams won her fourth
Wimbledon title last Saturday at the All England Tennis Club.

MW -iB~ NV I H A~kki.A!
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S September 30thl
For Example:
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Sports Flybridge M37 M41 M43 M56 Sports Cruiser 2800 3000 32000 3500 3800 4200 4600


Soccer League
Registration is currently ongo-
ing for the Beaches Soccer
League sponsored by Fletcher
High School soccer teams.
Interested individuals may sign
up at Soccer Stop, 1518 N. 3rd
St., Jax Beach until July 20.
The recreational, five-a-side
league is open to all players 4
years old (by Sept. 2007)
through sixth grade. Games will
begin the week of Aug. 20 and
will end by the week of Oct. 8.
All games played on weekdays
at 5:30 p.m. at the San Pablo
fields across from Fletcher High.
The $60 registration fee ..
includes eight games, a shirt and
socks. For more information,
contact Mike Levine by phone
at 635-8969 or e-mail at

A series of summer camps and
programs has been announced
by the Jacksonville Beach Tennis
Center at Huguenot Park
Beginner adult camp II takes
place from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 18, 20 and 21.
Intermediate junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July
16, 18 and 19.
Intermediate adult camp I is
slated for 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp I will
tae place from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp II is 9
a.m. until 11 a.m. August 6, 8
and 9.
Cost of all camps is $45 for six
hours. For more information
contact Huguenot Tennis Center
at 247-6221.

South Florida Influence
Wrestling Clinic and Take-Down
Tournament will take place
Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July
21 at Fletcher High School. The
two-day clinic will focus on take-
downs, turn and pin, wrestling
specific weight training and a
referee's perspective.
The event is designed for
champions in the making as
well as novice wrestlers. Guest
clinicians include Moses Rivera,
head coach of Miami Sunset
High School for 17 years and an
undefeated Florida state champi-
on, and Chuck Almeida, 25-year
wrestling and strength coach
from the Miami area. Almeida is
also an ISSA certified personal
trainer and 20-year member of
the National Strength and
Conditioning Association.
Wrestlers in grades 6-12 are
eligible for the clinic. Cost is $75
per wrestler for the two-day pro-
gram, or $45 for the Saturday
tournament only.
For more information contact
Roy Fallon at 233-5008 or e-mail


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