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Title: The Beaches leader
Uniform Title: Beaches leader
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Language: English
Publisher: Beaches Leader
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Beach Fla
Publication Date: August 17, 2007
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Vol. 45, No. 17

August 17, 2007


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


Ding, ding, ding... Trolley coming to Beaches

A weekend trolley service
could be up and running at the
Beaches by April, 2008.
Jacksonville City
Councilman Art Graham, who
represents the Beaches district,
Wednesday proposed the two-
year trial program to operate
along A1A during the warmer
months from April through
Labor Day.
"We are interested to see how
well it works and if there is a

need for it," Graham said
The trolleys will travel from 6
p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m.
to 2 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. Sunday from Atlantic
Boulevard to J. Turner Butler
Graham said the trolley serv-
ice will be funded by private
dollars and title sponsorship is
available if a single corporate
entity antes up the $500,000
projected for operational costs.
"I need to find out what I
need to sell and go out and sell

it," he said. "That is where we
are now."
Graham offered details of the
program at a transportation
meeting held Wednesday in
Jacksonville Beach City Hall to
discuss extending bus service
into northern St. Johns County.
JTA will provide four trolleys for
use in the Beaches area.
"It gets people used to the
idea of public transportation,"
Graham said. "People that will
ride a trolley may not ride a city
Mike Miller, director of exter-

nal affairs at JTA, said he is
working with Jacksonville
Beach City Manager George
Forbes to find space in the city
yard to park the trolleys
overnight to lessen the drive
time of the operators.
It would also serve the fuel-
ing needs because the trolleys
require diesel to run which is
available at the city yard.
"It would be more efficient to
station and fill them up here,"
Miller said. "It would eliminate
some of the Wear and tear on
the vehicles."

Is it irt or a Sign?

Classes begin Monday. See
what's new in the Beaches'
schools. Above, the Yock in
the courtyard at Fletcher
High School remains a tradi-
tion, however.
See A-3

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Bella (left) and Sandie share
owners (the Rudolphs), a
residence (Jacksonville
Beach), favorite food (chick-
en strips) and a love of run-
ning through the surf.
See Pet Tales, B-7

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Ten easy, inexpensive ways
to give your home a facelift
See B-8

The Beaches first art walk
drew enthusiasts. Jami
Childers-Rood paints during
a stop at the Brix Taphouse.
See Story B- 1

The mural on the side of a Neptune Beach moving business has the city challenging its legality.

City says mural violates sign law

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The difference between what is consid-
ered art and advertisement can be as
opposite as day and night.
A local moving company, Day or Night
Moves, Inc. has a mural of a sun and
moon displayed on their building that
the owners consider art, but the city of
Neptune Beach considers it' a sign,
according to officials.
"It was a gift to my wife," said owner
Joe Quest, explaining the sun and moon
representation painted on the west side
of the Atlantic Boulevard business.
"Shari has always been the sun in my
life," Quest said of the painting.
Quest said he considers the sign, which
has been on display for approximately
two weeks, an "outdoor art mural:"
However, he received a notice from the
city explaining that it is considered a
sign and that because he did not have a
permitfor it, the company was in viola-
tion of the city's code.
"That just kind of hurt our feelings,
he said.
He also explained that it is not the
same as the company's logo which has
a copyright and shows an owl and stars.
The city's code defines a sign as "any

Sea & Sky plans
on JB's agenda
Jacksonville Beach officials
will consider an interlocal
agreement with the city of
Jacksonville Beach, US Naval
Station and'the three Beaches
cities at 7 p.m. Monday to
produce to the 2007 Sea &
Sky Spectacular.
The City Council will meet
in Council Chambers at 11
3rd Street North in
Jacksonville Beach.
The event will be held Nov.
3 and 4 in Jacksonville Beach.
The city hosted the show
highlighted by a performance
by the Navy's Blue Angels
precision air team in 2001,
2003 and 2005.
Jacksonville Beach con-
tributes $10,000 in sponsor-
ship money to fund the
According to the agree-
ment, Neptune Beach will
contribute $3,500 and
Atlantic Beach will provide Getting Rea
$10,000 in funding assis- preparation
stance. Beaches

Jacksonville Beach artist Morgan works
on the mural.

indication, description, illustration or
device illuminated or non-illuminated,
which is visible from any outdoor place
and open to the public and which directs
attention to a product, service, place,
activity person, institution or business

dy Faye Thomas paints a school corridor in
or the start of class on Monday moving at the

City Manager Jim Jarboe said he' ould
not comment because the case is still
However, Quest filed for a sign permit
Wednesday, according to city officials.
He received a letter from Jarboe
Thursday explaining that although he
filed for a sign permit, the city will not
consider that an admission that the
mural is a sign.
The case'will be heard before the code
enforcement board in October, according
to Jarboe.
If the permit is denied, the company
can either apply for a variance or appeal
to a civil court, according to Jarboe's let-
ter to Quest.
The company has started a petition -
which has approximately 100 signatures
- to rally support for the mural, which
was painted by a Jacksonville Beach artist
at his request.
In an email, Quest's wife Shari said that
the mural, which was a gift from her
husband, was added to a "very plain
blank gray wall in an effort to make the
building more pleasing to the eye.
"Most if not all of our neighbors agree.
Many have said it has brought a smile to
their face as they traveled Atlantic
Boulevard," Shari Quest said.

AB options:
provide reclaimed water to
Selva Marina Country Club, which
will take a small portion of nitro-
gen out of the river completely
*upgrade waste water plant #1
possible additional treatment
at waste water plant #2
ore-pipe some of the flow from
plant #2 to plant #1
NB options:
*re-use water process
o re-piping or re-circulating
screening process .
*utilize a new type of filtration
system used in the poultry indus-
build an advanced waste water
treatment plant although this
option is the least viable due to
JB options:
demolish 11 existing facilities
no longer in use
rebuild the entire water treat-
ment plant
utilize sequential batch reac-
tion method that divides the
plant's entire water capacity into
four tanks with each tank com-
pleting the identical process every
six hours.

Since the JTA does not
endorse selling advertising on
the trolleys currently in service
in other areas of the city, Miller
said naming rights could be
available "to let people know
who is sponsoring it."
"It's the best kind of advertis-
ing they could buy," he.said.
Tents would be established at
area restaurants along the route
to encourage patrons to ride the
trolley. Miller said the route is
still in the preliminary design
stages. It will travel the length
of A1A.

Rules on

water will

cost cities


Impact will
hike water rates

A state mandate to limit the
levels of nitrogen in the St.
Johns River will cost the
Beach cities millions of dol-
lars, according to officials.
Each Beach city will have to
reduce the total maximum
daily loads (TMDL) of nitro-
gen in treated city water
because excess levels can
cause water quality problems,
according to Atlantic Beach
Utilities Director Donna
In Atlantic Beach, the pro-
jected cost is approximately
$10.9 million after a three-
year financing plan. The city
is also interviewing consult-
ants which could initially
cost approximately $100,000
for preliminary work to
help determine the. most effi-
cient and cost effective solu-
tion, according to City
Manager Jim Hanson.
Neptune Beach estimates
that each option could cost
between 'approximately
$500,000 and $1 million, but
the operational expenses
could cost the city an addi-
tional $400,000 to $500,000
per year, according to ,City
Manager Jim Jarboe.
Preliminary costs estimates
for Jacksonville Beach are at
$20 million to upgrade the
city facility. A $6 million state
grant was awarded to the city
Aug. 3 to help cover the cost
of the project.
"Our entire water and
sewer budget for the year is $9
million so it is going to be an
enormous cost to the as tax
payers," City Manager George
Forbes said at the July 16 City
Council meeting.
"We're not done. We
intend to ask for more
money. This is a good start."
Jacksonville Beach has
obtained both wastewater
and stormwater NPDES per-
mits which will have nitrogen
limits added by the FDEP in
the coming years.
The engineering study for
the project is complete and
the design of the new plant is
City officials plan to seek
other funding options to
complete the work.
Jacksonville Beach Public
Works Director Ty Edwards
said the city will convert to
the traditional sequential
batch reactor method of treat-
"It's a better fit for our exist-
ing site and will allow us to
leave the plant in operation
[during the construction
phase]," Edwards said. "We
will still need to treat the
The design is 45, percent
complete. The city has a five-
year period to complete con-
"We'll get this built as soon
as we can," City Manager
George Forbes said.'

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August 17, 2007

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Dolphin traffic meet set
A second public meeting to
discuss traffic concerns in the
area around the Dolphin
Boulevard and Marlin Avenue
intersection is scheduled 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 27 at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
A the first meeting in April, a
standing-room-only crowd
complained mostly about
speeding on Dolphin and
Marlin, which is in a residen-
tial neighborhood.
At the upcoming meeting,
the public will be told details
of a traffic-calming study and
will learn about possible solu-
tions based on information
from the April meeting.

Devil's in the details
A Beaches writer and editor
is scheduled to speak in Ponte
Vedra Beach at 10 a.m. Aug. 25
with tips on how to keep the
details consistent throughout a
novel or a nonfiction work.
Lynn Thompson will
explain a method she devised
using worksheets to track
details and reduce the need to
rewrite a work.
Thompson is the guest
speaker at this month's meet-
ing of the Florida Writers
Association (FWA) Ponte Vedra
Writers Group, which meets at
the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch

All meetings are open to
members and nonmembers
alike. For information, call Vic
DiGenti at 904-285-2258 or
v i s i t

Lynn Thompson

Cookin' up some help
Volunteers are needed at The
Players Community Senior
Center, 175 Landrum Lane,
Ponte Vedra Beach, to assist
with food preparation, assis-
tance on the service line, plat-
ing food and with cleanup.
Hours for volunteering are
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday, and workers


The Beaches are online:

V Vote in our current Emmy award poll;

V Learn about summer camps in the area;

V Submit your own story through our
Community Journalism service;

V See Photo Galleries;

V Get new recipes; and

V E-mail members of our staff.

Today's Weather

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SSE at 5 to Highs in the low 90s and storm. low 90s and
10 mph. mid 90s and lows in the lows in the
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Smith's sports annuals.
The Friends offer coffee and
cookies for each of the Book
Cafe programs, which usually
run 10:30 a.m. to noon.
For information, call Vic
DiGenti at 285-2258.

DUI checkpoint set
The Atlantic Beach Police

department will conducting a
DUI patrol deployment today.
Increased patrol efforts will
be conducted in the 1400
block of Mayport Road
between approximately 10
p.m. and 2 a.m. as part of the
Florida DUI Sustained
Enforcement Campaign, police

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NFL Talent Search
Sports journalist Pete
Williams will talk about his
book, "The Draft. A Year Inside
the NFL's Search for Talent," at
10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
The event is the Friends of
the Library's Book Talk Cafe.
Williams will answer questions
and autograph copies for any-
one who wishes to purchase
The book follows a handful
of NFL hopefuls through the
ups and downs of the 2004 col-
lege football season and the
pre-draft process, culminating
with the 2005 draft.
Williams, who lives in the
St. Petersburg area, has report-
ed on sports, business, and fit-
ness for more than 15 years.
He's the author or co-author of
seven books and his work has
appeared in numerous publica-
tions, including USA Today,
USA Today Sports Weekly,
Men's Health, The Washington
Post, Street & Smith's Sports
Business Journal and Street &

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What's new at Beaches schools that open Monday

A new school year starts August 20 in Duval County and schools
throughout the Beaches are prepping.

Atlantic Beach Elementary [Principal Kim Wright]
*Enrollment: We're steadily growing. I think we were projected
to have 478 students last year. We're quickly approaching that.
We're at 440 right now, and are enrolling every day.
*Staff: We're fully staffed. We had three people retire, including
the former principal [All Register]. We've already replaced everyone,
have all our staff in place.
*Facilities: We have some projects in the works. We're having a
new parking lot installed in front of the school to facilitate parking,
so that parents aren't parking on the street. It should be starting
pretty soon.
New rules: After meeting with every grade level over the sum-
mer, we haven't had a need to add any additional rules. We have a
very strong parent base, a lot of parents who are helping.

Gen. Joseph Finegan Elementary [David Pinter]
*Enrollment: We'll be 491 at the start of the year; last year was
based on 525. Did the Kennedy's departure have any affect? It does,
but that was minimal. We did some checking to see what was what
from the Kennedy. It was only 16 children. Knowing they were
going to decommission the Kennedy, the Navy started reassigning
*Staff: ESE children have gone back to their home schools. We
were slated to lose about 15 children from that, and were slated to
gain 15 from other schools. So it was a wash for us. Through attri-
tion it wasn't going to affect us, so I didn't have to eliminate any-
*Facilities: They did some asbestos abatement in the old part of
the building. The front was built in the 1960s, the back is newer. Tile
in a lot of the classrooms had asbestos. They finished asbestos abate-
ment a month ago. In addition, they are retiling and recarpeting the
entire building. All summer long the building has been occupied,
and we had 'Operation Move-Out.' Every teacher had to move class-
rooms to the multipurpose room or cafeteria, then move back in.

Fletcher High [Dane Gilbert]
*Enrollment: We expect to open up somewhere around 2,500.
Last year, we opened up just short of 2,700. It was my plan to hope-
fully decrease enrollment by 100 or a little more each year over the
next three or four years. So we're kind of on track to do that. If we
opened up only 2,400, now it's quite a decrease, and it impacts your
budget and your staffing and everything else. You want to do it
*Staff: We lost teachers when I had to go for the spring budget in
March because we were projected for 2,500, and last year was almost
2,700. However, most of that loss of staff has been handled through
attrition. So while we lost positions, we haven't lost too many peo-
*Facilities: The science lab is being built on the east side of the
building. That will be available mid-October. So that will give us
another room in addition to better science facilities. It gives us
another classroom for overall space. They have restored gas to three
existing science lab buildings. So that doesn't give us additional
space, but upgrades our lab facilities.
*Policies and procedures: Same thing as far as ID policy. Dress
code remains the same.

Fletcher Middle [Laurie Flynnl
*Enrollment: We are budgeted on 1,275 Students, which is less
than last year. We are looking right now at 1,300, and we'll see what
shows up. We'll probably be between 1,275 and 1,300.
*Staff: Because our enrollment decreased, we lost several teachers.
Through natural transfers and attrition, we were able to do most of
that. We did have to.cut one person. We are now hiring people to
fill spots of the people who have transferred.
*Facilities: Our facilities are good. We're a little bit over capacity,
but we have the room for the 1,300.
*Policies and Procedures: We're following the same residency

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A new science lab is under construction on the east side of
Fletcher High School.
requesting the same items at all the Beaches schools to try and facil-
itate what's going on at the high school. We're maintaining our 'no
backpack policy' for the second year. We'll do that one more year
and see how that goes.

facksonville Beach Elementary [Will Leinhauserl
*Enrollment: 630 students
*Staff: We will have three new teachers; all but one has been
*Facilities: Great shape. The school was painted this summer.
*Tasks at hand: I'm working on schedules. I'm working with the
school's leadership committee to select a theme for the year.

Mayport Elementary Nancy Bragan]
*Enrollment: This year's enrollment is at 548. Last year, the
school had 560. I think we're going to be close, because we don't
know how many kindergarten kids will have their shots in time.
The inclusion practice that's going to be in Duval County schools is
helping some schools and hurting others as far as enrollment. It's a
wash with us.
*Staff: We've had a couple retire, and two people came in. But, in
number, we're the same.
eFacilities: We're trying to upgrade the existing facilities. For
example, two portables that were in bad shape needed to be extract-
ed from the campus. We're doing an extensive cleanup and reno-
vation of the facility. We're in the process of adding a new'awning
for our car riders because they have to sit in the sun. We have a lot
of kids with asthma who have a problem doing that.
*Policies and Procedures: One of the things we're adding this
year is a software program called Fast Forward, which is a way to,
train the brain in a phonetic way. A lot of kids who are having dif-
ficulty in reading, scientifically they're finding that their brains are
not responding in the same way as a child who doesn't have that
kind of handicap. This program we're offering in our computer lab
is not a reading program, per se, but it's a way to get the brain to
speed up its processing. It's going to be an interesting little project
I'm going to be watching closely.
*Any new rules: We're pretty much running the same kind of
rules. We don't have any difference in the conduct code that I know
Mayport Middle [Katrina McCray]
*Enrollment: Right now we're at 742. At the end of last year,
enrollment was 760.
*Staff: The staff stays the same size-wise.
*Facilities: This is a beautiful school, the way it's constructed.
There isn't anything major going on with facilities right now. The

only thing is we're going to be setting up our Read 180 classroom.
Read 180 is a new reading program the district adopted so that we
can get all our intensive reading children. They will be in there for
90 minutes.
*Policies and Procedures: As far as the general structure, what's
going on here, no changes. I will be putting a lot of emphasis on
vertical articulation between the high school and our school. I
found, since I was at Fletcher, we needed to stretch from the middle
school. That has been my vision. We need the kids to know more
when they come to us. Assistant principal Weisha Killette's going to
look at increasing the rigor in our courses for the eighth-grade kids.

Neptune Beach Elementary [Stephanie Manabatl
*Enrollment: We're at about 860. Normally we're in the high
900s to 1,000.
*Staff: The school has 14 new teachers, seven of whom are brand
new. The principal retired, lucky for me, and one teacher retired.
One transferred to another school, and the others have chosen to
stay home with young babies or find other careers. We're sitting at
two less [than last year] right now.
*Facilities: The school is adequate, big enough for the students
who are here. [A fully handicapped-accessible playground was ded-
icated early last year.] Now they've done an everybody playground.
It'll be opened to the public, and we'll have a dedication, once
school begins.
*Policies and Procedures: One that will start this year is the
inclusion of ESE students. Special needs students will be placed in
regular ed classes. The inclusion model is going on district-wide this
year. It's mandated.

San Pablo Elementary [Linda Grahaml
*Enrollment: Approximately 500. It's actually a decline in our
enrollment because of the number of students who are returning to
their home schools who were special needs students. So right now,
because we're a health and fitness magnet, the enrollment fluctu-
*Staff: Staffwise, we are pretty much where we were last year.
Three teachers retired. I only filled two of those positions because of
our decline in enrollment with our special needs.
*Facilities: We recently received new custodial services, DCA out
of Tennessee. The custodians are hurriedly running around trying
to get the school ready by the time the students and teachers return.
Space-wise, we're accommodating. In the main office area, we've
replaced our carpet. New blinds are being installed in all the class-
*Procedures and policies: The only procedures we're making
sure are in place this year that we started late last school year, in
January, was the attendance and the tardy policies at the elemen-
tary level. There are now guidelines that the district has put irf place
for elementary students, the number of tardies each student has.
We're monitoring that process. We're going to be in full force this
year with that, hoping that we can get students here on time and in
classrooms. We give them a 5-10-minute grace period to get into the
classrooms. After 8:40, we start marking students tardy. We're going
to he enforcing that strictly this school year.

Seabreeze Elementary [Bill Dutter]
*Enrollment: Enrollment's about the same as last year. We have,
for the last 3-5 years, ranged from 525 to 560. Our budget's built on
*Staff: I had one retiree and a couple transfers. Have hired new
staff to take that place. We're fully staffed. We're ready to go.
*Facilities: The facilities can hold to 600-plus. We don't have any
empty classrooms, but we aren't bulging yet. No additional porta-
bles. We have six on campus. [As to Seabreeze's shining hallways]
I've got to have the best custodial staff in the country. You could eat
off our floors.
*Policies and Procedures: We had a new tardy policy that came
out last year that we will again enforce. That'll be probably the
newest thing. But other than that, no, everything's pretty much the

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Letters to the editor:

No excuse to run
To the editor:
The Florida Department of
Transportation, District Two
is proud to unite with area
law enforcement agencies to
focus attention on the issue
of Red Light Running. Each
year nearly one third of all
intersection crashes are
caused by drivers who run red
Running a red light is no
joke. Many people are killed
or badly injured each year
because someone cruised
through a red light. You may
be in a hurry, you may think

a red light
that the light doesn't stay
green long enough. Whatever
your excuse, it is no reason to
endanger the lives of other
motorists, passengers, pedes-
trians, or bicyclists who may
be in that intersection. There
is just NO EXCUSE for run-
ning a red light.

Andrea Atran,
Florida Department of
Traffic Safety Program
Northeast Florida

Who is overseeing the FHSAA?

To the editor:
A new year of high schools
sports is about to start. The
Florida High School Athletic
Association (FHSAA) oversees
high school sports but who
oversees the EHSAA? The
FHSAA needs more than closer
oversight, it needs total refor-
mation. Three cases in point:
1. A Lakeland HS star foot-
ball player admits to a reporter
on audiotape that he accepted
cash and gifts based on his
playing prowess, something
confirmed by some who paid
him. FHSAA penalty noth-
2. A Miami Northwestern HS
star football player is indicted
for statutory rape, the school
administration covers it up so
the player can play in the state
championship game. FHSAA
penalty -- $5,000.
3. FHSAA investigates Nease
HS (Ponte Vedra) for recruiting,
rules the student was not

recruited. FHSAA penalty --
$20,000, five years probation,
loss of football games.
You read that correctly,
FHSAA finds there was no
recruiting violation but penal-
ized the school anyway, levy-
ing the largest fine in FHSAA
history. Eight months after the
penalties are assessed, the
Commissioner admits that not
only was one of the charges
against Nease fabricated, but
they never even investigated its
validity. This results in no
reduction of the fipe or penal-
ties against the school.
Is this the organization we
want setting the rules and stan-
dards for our high school ath-
letes? Here's a really scary
thought: the FHSAA is oversee-
ing the steroids testing that is
going into effect. Get ready for
more travesties of justice.

Len Stachitas
Ponte Vedra Beach

Tax cuts should bring less fiscal waste

To the editor:
As the city, state and federal
governments .grapple with
reducing taxes at all levels of
government we citizens are
,grappling with reduced servic-
es. I for one hope; the tax',
reductions result in less fiscal
waste instead of fewer services.
I have been following the
issues of reduced funding, the
rising costs of obesity, and
increasing stresses on military
families with concern.
Atlantic Beach is a community
with close ties socially, physi-
cally and fiscally with Mayport
Naval Station. The school
board has directed our local
schools to refortify ties with
the base and I applaud this
I believe it is also time for
Atlantic Beach to step up to
the plate. As a community we
need to come together to take
care of our youth. One way we
can achieve this goal is to cre-
ate much needed ball fields on
underutilized public lands. By
forging partnerships with ath-
letic associations, the business,
social services, navy and local
communities, costs can be
minimized and, benefits maxi-
Local sports programs pro-
vide increased after school
activities. After school activi-
ties are proven to reduce juve-

nile crime, combat stress on
our military families, and add
value to neglected areas. Any
parent, and there are a lot of
us, who has had a child
involved in soccer or lacrosse
knows what a hardship the
shortage of playing fields is. As
a nation facing the ills of
increasing child hood obesity,
we need to provide every
opportunity for more kids to
participate in sports. As they
say "If you build it, they will
Creation of additional ball
fields is also a wonderful
opportunity for our local
police department to get more
involved with our youth.
Police interaction on a social
and athletic level is a proven
crime prevention strategy.
Partnering with our local
Police Athletic Association will
provide a proven forum for
police to have a greater pres-
ence in parts of town that are
crying out for help in combat-
ing increased vice crimes.
Together we can make a pos-
itive impact on the lives of so
many whose families make
such great sacrifices for us. I
am committed to this project
and hope you will be too.

Carolyn Woods
Atlantic Beach

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School start means drive extra safely

Would like t9 begin with a
very special thank you to
all of you who sent cards,
or called my office to express
concern for my health a few
weeks ago. I truly appreciate
the prayers and well wishes.
Following a battery of tests,
my doctors have released me
back to work as your Sheriff.
During this time, I have
learned to be more attentive to
my body, as any 46-year old
man should be. It's about eat-
ing healthy and exercising reg-
ularly and I am up to the task.

Also this month I would like
to remind all of our citizens as
well as visitors that schools
are back open which means
that our children are going to
and from school daily. I
would ask all of you to take
extra time and be extremely
careful in school zones as.well
as at bus stops. Following a
study, I have requested addi-,
tional personnel to be at
many of the 17 elementary
and seven middle schools dur-
ing the morning or afternoon
hours.. PSA's and or uni-
formed deputies will be dis-
patched to any areas where,
there may be traffic conges-
tion in an effort to alleviate
problems. In addition,
deputies will be at school
zones throughout the county

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to monitor those zones and to
issue citations from time to
.Motorists are reminded that
speeding fines are doubled if
they occur in a school zone.
Deputies will also be in
unmarked vehicles seeking
any motorists who pass
stopped school buses while
loading and unloading stu-
dents. As a reminder traffic in
both directions must come to
a complete stop for school
buses that are stopped, dis-
playing the "stop" signal. If
the roadway is separated by a
median of at least five feet
wide, motorists traveling in
the opposite direction are
exempt from stopping. Teach
your child to stand on the

sidewalk or on the grass while
waiting for their bus. Also,
teach them to make sure that
they can see the bus driver
and the bus driver sees them
before they cross in front of
the bus.
Students who walk to
school should do so on a side-
walk if it is available. If there
is no sidewalk, students
should walk against the flow
of traffic and be sure to cross
at marked crosswalks. Those
riding bicycles should remem-
ber to ride against the flow of
traffic and to follow all traffic
signs and signals. For younger
children, parents should map
out a safe way for them to
walk to school or to the bus
stop. Avoid busy roads and
intersections. Teach your
children not to talk to
strangers, go anywhere with
them, or accept gifts from
.them. Also, tell children that
if they see .a suspicious
stranger hanging around their
bus stop or school, they
should tell an adult or a
* I urge ,all drivers to take
extra precaution at school bus,
stops where eager youngsters
may dart into the street as the
bus arrives. Remember these
are our leaders of tomorrow
and our most valuable

More letters to the editor:

Funding to Beaches Resource Center is vital necessity

To the editor:
An article in last week's
Beaches Leader suggested that
the funding..given to the
Beaches Resource Center from
the three Beaches cities was
used to fund "extra services".
This is clearly a misconcep-
tion. During the past academ-
ic school year, the BRC
received 573 referrals for serv-
ices to individuals or specific
families. Our staff functioned
at between 96 and 108 percent
of capacity. In spite of this,
the BRC averaged 31 Beaches'
children/families on our wait
list during the last 6 months
of the 2006-2007 school year.
Part of the money provided
by the Beaches Cities last year
was used to pay for a social
worker to run a weekly parent
education/support group for
families on the waitlist, so
that they would not be as iso-
lated and overwhelmed, as
they awaited necessary mental
health services. This money
was also used to pay for extra
hours this summer for a case
-manager to screen and direct

Beaches children/families to
critical clinical, economic and
social services.
Last year, another 1,573
Beaches students received
services through our neigh-
borhood grant program.
These children participated in
character building programs,
education about setting limits
in relationships and prevent-
ing abusive behaviors. Money
provided by all three Beaches
Cities helped us offer these
essential programs to your
While the United Way of
Northeast Florida, The
Jacksonville Children's
Commission, and the Duval
County School Board are the
major Funders for the BRC,
the needs of children and
families at the Beaches exceed
that which can be met with
just their funding. The dollars
provided by all three of our
Beaches cities helps fill some
of the need and allows us to
keep families functioning and
children learning in school.
All three Beaches cities have

consistently recognized the
importance of supporting the
Beaches Resource Center. The
BRC is often the only place
where un- and under-insured
children/families can turn for
any type of mental health
service, drug screening/treat-
ment, violence and domestic
abuse prevention, as well as
economic aid. In town
providers don't have a pres-
ence at the Beaches and many
of the people we serve don't
have the means to get into
town. The demand for these
services exceeds that which
can be paid for by United
Way, JCC, and the DCSB.
Each Beach City needs to not
only continue to step up, but
to do so in a bigger way, so
that the wait for services can
be eliminated and help deliv-
ered at the moment of a fami-
ly's acute crisis.

John Moreland, Ph.D.
President, Beaches Resource
Center Foundation

New playground behind NB Elementary will benefit many

To the editor:
This past Saturday, a large
group of volunteers placed the
finishing touches on a new
playground in the park behind
Neptune Beach Elementary. I
had the privilege to participate
and witness once again how a
group of thoughtful, commit-
ted citizens can change our
These groups of citizens
were lead by Sheri and Paul
Nicholson, residents of
Neptune Beach. They have

worked tirelessly the past 18
months coordinating and
leading this community proj-
ect which teamed Neptune
Beach Elementary PTA,
Neptune Beach teachers and
staff, Oceanside Rotary, Navy
personnel, City of Neptune
Beach public works and many
other Beaches community citi-
zens who were gracious with
their momentary support.
I have no doubt that there
will be many happy faces
when school starts, not to

mention the children that live
in the area that will love it as
We continue to live in a
wonderful community and I
appreciate these organizations
and citizens who unselfishly
donate their time to improve
our Beaches community.
I look forward to crossing
paths with our next communi-
ty hero.

Fred "Fel" Lee
Neptune Beach


The whole

history of the

Hudgins family

could've sunk

in the Atlantic

Some of us slow-learners
are about a dozen degrees
away from understanding
what "six degrees of separa-
tion" means. But I'm learn-
Here's one explanation
from Wikipedia:
If a person is one 'step'
away from each person he or
she knows and two 'steps'
away from each person who
is known by one of the peo-
ple he or she knows, then
everyone is no more than six
'steps' away from each per-
son on Earth."
I never was good in math
or calculus, but I'll accept
that explanation.
My next question is, how
many steps away are we all
from being related?
A lot, I hope. But kinfolks
turn up all the time, don't
they? And some of them are
really nice. I recently discov-
ered a fourth cousin who
knows more about my ances-
tors than I do. Her name is
Lanelle Martin Romines, a
congenial lady who was born
in my home county and later
moved to Tennessee.
Lanelle had read one of
my newspaper columns
online and e-mailed me. She
wanted to know who my
parents and grandparents
were. I told her. Turns out,
her great-grandmother was a
Hudgins before she married.
Lanelle took it from there.
Using her own and others'
research, she built a genealo-
gy that goes back to 1620
and Thomas Hudgins in
Liverpool, England.
One of Thomas' descen-
dants, William Hudgins, was
a shipbuilder, and he came
to America in 1740 on the
first ship he built. Some of
those Hudginses drifted
down in the 1800s to Hall
County, Ga., where I was
born and reared and got
caught laying out of school
because the principal's secre-
tary saw a bunch of us in
Kenneth Gregory's car at
D.A. Justus' store during class
How easily history could
have changed. Let's say that
William Hudgins had pos-
sessed my talents for build-
ing ships or anything else,
for that matter. He builds
this huge vessel, 300 cubits
long and 50 cubits wide, as
noted in instructions handed
down by a relative named
Noah, christens it with a
cheap bottle of Thunderbird
wine and floats it out into
the Atlantic. Two hundred
yards out, the ship sinks. All
the Hudginses, known for
their swimming ability, make
it to shore, but never try for
America again.
William never became a
shipbuilder in Virginia. The
father of one of those
Houlder Hudgins boys -
there must have been a cou-
ple of dozen Hudgins men
named Houlder or Holder -
never became editor of the
New York Herald. My grand-
father never married Hattie
Mangum and never planted
cotton in Belmont, Ga. My
father never met my mother,
who consequently never
birthed three intelligent,
good-looking children.
I never got caught laying
out of Lyman Hall School
and never met my fourth
cousin, Lanelle.
And the theory about six
degrees of separation proba-
bly never developed, because

surely an American cousin
named Hudgins came up
with that stupid notion. All
because William didn't know
how to build a ship that
would float.
Now you know why
Houlder's daddy and I
became writers.



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PUIDC $IS e ig: What is in the budget

Jacksonville Beach Police Depi

Revised Budget Proposed Budget

Actual FY 2006
Personnel Services $5,280,659
Operating Services $1,209,666

Capital Outlay

FY 2007

$299,147 $281,118


Actual FY 2006
Personnel Services $2,687,306

Operating Services
Capital Outlay



Revised Budget
FY 2007



Revised Budget Proposed Budget

Actual FY 2006
Personnel Services $2,016,651

Operating Services
Capital Outlay


FY 2007

FY 2008

Increase/ Decrease % Change
$45,908 2.1



This is not the final budget, but the preliminary departmental requests.
Projections for upcoming fiscal year still being drafted. Changes will be made.


Grand theft was reported
on Aug. 7 in the 90 block of
Ardella Way, according to a
police report. Two unknown
females stole the victim's
wheelchair from a driveway,
according to the report.

Fraud was reported on Aug.
9 in the 3200 block of Fleet
Landing, according to a police

James Gregory Solomon Jr.,
19, was arrested for burglary
on Aug. 10 in the 800 block of
Semnitiole Road, according to a
police report.
A 34-year-old man was
issued a notice to appear for
exposing sexual organs on
Aug. 12 in the 1800 block of
Mayport Road, according to a
police report. The man was
urinating next to his car,
according to the report.
* *
Kareem Omar Bishop, 26,
was arrested for possession of
cocaine on Aug. 12 in the 200
block of Levy Road, according
to a police report.
Burglary was reported on
Aug. 14 in the 1500 block of
Indian Woods Drive, accord-
ing to a police report.

Burglary was reported on
Aug. 14 in the 800 block of
First Street,according to a
police report. The victim's
bicycle was stolen, according
to the report.
* *
Loitering or prowling was
reported on Aug. 15 in the
1200 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police' report. Police were dis-
patched to a business because

someone was on the roof,
according to the report.
* *
A felony charge of criminal
mischief was reported on Aug.
10 in the 800 block of
McCollum Circle,, according
Sto a police report. Someone
spray painted on the victim's
garage, according to the
* *
Grand theft was reported
on:Aug. 13 in the 300 block of
Bay Street, according to a
police report. The victim's
surfboard ,and skateboard
rtere Stolen froni' tifhe i-ear: :of
his apartment, according to
the report.

Burglary was reported on
July 22 in the 500 block of
Poinsettia Drive, according to
a police report.
* *
Aggravated assault was
reported on Aug. 12 in the
1200 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. An employee
and customer got into a dis-
pute .Whataburger at 3:07
a.m. and the customer pulled
out a pocket knife when the
employee attempted to escort
him from the premises. 'The
employee told police he did
not take the threat seriously
due to the customer's level of
intoxication, according to the

Burglary was reported on
Aug. 10 in the 400 block of
Penman Road, according to a
police report.

Arson was reported Aug. 16
in the 500 block of 19th Street
North. The victim told police
she arrived home and
observed a pile of trash on fire

on the stove top. The burner
was on and a lighter was
located next to the stove.
Clothing was emptied from a
dresser drawer into the mid-
dle of the victim's bed and a
cigarette was burned out in
the middle of the pile. A bot-
tle of butane and a lighter
were located near the bed.
The cigarette burned a hole
into the bedspread before it
went out. Police said the vic-
tim recalled locking the door
when she left the house. It
was unlocked when she

Melissa Anne Mobley, 29, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrest-
ed Aug. 15 and charged with a
warrant for possession of a
controlled substance follow-
ing a traffic stop ion the 100
block of 4th Avenue S.,
according to a police report.

Grand theft was reported
Aug. 15 in the 500 block of
10th Avenue N. The victim
told police that several items
including a .380 caliber gun,
an air compressor, a digital'
camera, welder and beach
cruiser were stolen from his
home while he was in the
hospital. The value of the
stolen items was estimated at

'Grand theft-was reported
Aug. 15 in the 1600 block of
1st Street North. A white four-
seat golf cart valued at $8,000
was stolen from the Fairfield

Leslie Wayne Foster, 39, a
transient, was arrested Aug.
13 and charged with a war-
rant for possession of cocaine
in the 600 block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a
police report.

JTA to extend bus service

into SJ for employees

Beginning Sept. 3, employees will have "con-
venient and direct" bus service to work in north-
ern St. Johns County, according to transportation
JTA officials Wednesday unveiled plans for a
pilot program that will add a new bus route from
areas of Jacksonville with high concentrations of
employees working in the target area.
Mike Miller, director of external affairs at JTA,
said the primary focus of the project was to estab-
lish a connection between employees living out-
side of the Beaches with area employers.
"This is something we've been working on for a
long time," Jacksonville Beach City Councilor
Penny Christian, who proposed the service exten-
sion two years ago to aid the staff of major
employers such as the Sawgrass Marriott, The
Ponte Vedra Inn and Club and Baptist Medical
Center Beaches.
"It's exciting to see the fruits of our labor."
Jeffery Oliasami, hotel manager of Sawgrass
Marriott, also supported the project from the
beginning, attending public meetings and drum-
ming up interest among his employees.
"Two years ago we started talking about this lit-
tle request that we had," he said. 'What the JTA
has done is amazing. I'm so impressed. We should
all be thankful for them listening to us."

Over the last several months, Miller and his
project team conducted a series of public meetings
and transit talks to solicit input from employers
and potential riders regarding the types of servic-
es they would like to see offered.
Surveys were also distributed among the staff at
the major employers to help tailor the new bus
route directly to the employees.
Miller said the employee-driven surveys asked
questions about their work schedules and whether
they would use a service if it were direct and easy
and at what cost.
"How do we know people will use this? Are we
going to have more than two riders?" he said.
Of the 422 surveys distributed, 52 percent said
they would use the service, 21 percent were not
sure, eight percent had no response and 19 per-
cent said they would not use the service.
According to the statistics, 352 of the 475
employees at the Sawgrass Marriott live outside
the area. A total of 161 employees at the hotel
completed a survey. At the Ponte Vedra Inn &
Club, 171 staffers answered the survey. Eight
employees at St. Jphns Town Center and 82 hos-
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Budget meeting schedule

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Detectives with the St.
Johns County Sheriff's Office
are seeking the public's help
in identifying a body that was
discovered Tuesday in the
area of U.S. 1 South and
Watson Road, St. Augustine.
The remains, were found by
construction workers in a
wooded area on the east side
of U.S. 1.
The St. Johns County
Sheriff Office said the remains
appear to be those of an older
man, but race could-nobt? be
determinedd. The nmari'WdAs
wearing a plain navy blue ball
cap, light colored Hanes ther-
mal shirt, black pants and
white Reebok tennis shoes
with green laces.
The Medical Examiner.
found no evidence of foul
play. The remains will be sent
to a forensic anthropologist
for further, examination.
Anyone with information is
asked to contact Detective
Howard F. Cole with the St.
Johns County Sheriff's Office
at 824-8304.

A 42-year-old Northwest St.
Johns County man has plead-
ed guilty in U.S. District Court
in Jacksonville to possession
of matters containing visual
depictions of child pornogra-
phy, according to authorities.
The man, Darrell. Mark
Krause, was arrested in May at
his residence in Julington
Creek, according to the state
attorney general's office.
A computer seized from
Krause's residence on March 7
contained more than 15,000
images of 400 videos depict-
ing child pornography,
according to the plea agree-
ment filed Tuesday. No sen-
tencing date was set.

An item in the 8-15-07 issue
of The Leader incorrectly report-
ed the arrest of Jennifer S.
Amstein, 39. She was not arrest-
ed and she was not charged
with tampering with a victim
nor was she charged with tres-
passing. Police said a charging
affadavit was sent to the state
attorney for review and a tres-
pass warning was issued but no
arrest was made or charges

The city of Atlantic beach will
hold its budget workshop meet-
ings throughout the month.
The remaining workshops are
scheduled for Aug. 20, 21 and
tentatively Aug. 28, all from 6
p.m. to 9 p.m.
The meetings will be held in
Commission chambers, 800
Seminole Road, except for the
Aug. 21 meeting which will be
held at the Jordan Park
Community Center, 1671
Francis Ave.
Each department will present
their budget information to the
The public works department
will present its budget at the

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Aug. 20 meeting.
The budget hearing is sched-
uled for Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.,
800 Seminole Road.

The city of Neptune Beach
will hold a budgetworkshop on
Aug. 20. at 6 p.m. in Council
chambers, 116 First Street.
The first read of the budget
ordinance is scheduled Sept. 4.
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Wednesday, Sept. 5 with the sec-
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Sept. 10. The millage rate will be
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Norbert M. "Chris"
Christensen, 83, died Aug. 16,
2007. He will be dearly missed
and lovingly remembered by
Janet, his wife of 57 years,
their five children and eight
grandchildren, the family said.
Born September 16, 1923 in
Oconto, Wis., Christensen was
a U.S. Marine Corps para-
trooper in World War II, serv-
ing with the Fifth Marine
Division in the battle for Iwo
Jima. He is an alumnus of the
University of Dayton and
spent most of his career as a
stockbroker in Dayton, Ohio.
Christensen and his wife
retired to the Jacksonville area
in 1989. They resided in
Atlantic Beach for the last 10
He is survived by his wife,
Janet; their children, Kathleen
Christensen, PhD (Jack
Murray), Pelham, N.Y., Kim
Christensen (Christina), Long
Beach, Calif., Richard
Christensen, M.D. (Kathleen),
Jacksonville Beach, Mary Anne

Christensen, Jacksonville
Beach, and Pete Christensen
(Tracey), Atlanta, Ga.; grand-
children, Christopher
Christensen, Jacksonville
Beach, Clare and Grace
Murray, Pelham, N.Y., Hailey,
Samantha and Mackenzie
Christensen, Atlanta, Michael
Davis of Long Beach, Calif.
and Gayle Rea of Coeur
d'Alene, Idaho; and sister,
Merle Fischer, of Wisconsin.
Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Saturday in St. Paul's Catholic
Church, Jacksonville Beach,
with the Rev. William Kelly as
Celebrant. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
Jacksonville Humane Society,
8464 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32216 and
Habitat for Humanity of the
Jacksonville Beaches, P.O. Box
50939, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Thomas R. Tester, 63, a
longtime resident of
Jacksonville Beach, died at
home Aug. 4, 2007 after a
courageous battle with cancer.
He was born May 24, 1944 in
Biddeford, Maine.
He was the former owner of
Atlantic Beach Auto Parts and
most recently worked at
Jacksonville Naval Air Station
as materials coordinator. For
many years he cooked with
Country Caterers B-B-Q in his
spare time and was an avid
square dancer, bowler, hunter,
fisherman and NASCAR fan.
He enjoyed taking cruises and
traveling throughout the
United States. Two of the
greatest joys of his life were
his grandson, Robbie, and
granddaughter, Taylor.
He was preceded in death
by his father, Homer T. Tester.
He is survived by his wife of
34 years, Linda; mother,
Ginny or "Ma T" Tester of
Jacksonville Beach; brother,

Bill and his wife, Leslie, of
Atlantic Beach; sisters, Pat and
her husband, Steve, of
Bakersfield Calif.; Brucie and
her fiance, Durwood, of
Houston, Tex.; son, Wayne
and his fiance, Geraldine, of
Jacksonville; daughters,
Teresa, Patricia and Carrie,
and her husband, Brian, of
Jacksonville Beach; stepbroth-
er, John, of Miami and stepsis-
ter, Laura, of Tampa; six
grandchildren and one great-
grandchild, as well as addi-
tional loving family and
A memorial service to cele-
brate his life will be held at a
later date. In lieu of flowers,
donations in his honor may
be made to Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville


Shirley Frances Petersen, 68,
died Aug. 13, 2007. She loved
spending time with her family
and gardening.
Family members include her
husband of 24 years, Darrell
Petersen; sons, Richard Lorenz,
Allen Lorenz, Robert Lorenz,
Michael Lorenz, David
Petersen and Jason Petersen;

daughter, Sharon Petersen;
numerous grandchildren and
one great-grandchild.
A memorial service was held
Thursday in the chapel of
Quinn-Shalz, with Rev. Gary
Smith officiating.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

Edwin B. "Ed" Seay died Aug.
14, 2007 at his Ponte Vedra
Beach home of cancer. A native
of Dade City, Fla., Seay grew up
in Atlantic Beach and graduat-
ed from Fletcher High School.
After receiving a bachelor's
degree in landscape architec-
ture in 1961 from the
University of Florida, where he
was president of Phi Delta
Theta Fraternity, Seay spent 3-
1/2 years as an officer in the
United States Marine Corps.
Seay co-founded Palmer
Course Design in 1979 with
World Golf Hall of Fame mem-
ber and seven-time major
champion Arnold Palmer.
He is survived by his wife of
46 years, Lynn Evans Seay;
daughter, Tracy Raymond
(Bobby) of Atlantic Beach; son,
Mason Seay of Atlanta; and

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two grandchildren, Cody and
A memorial service will be
held at 10 a.m. Saturday in
Christ Episcopal Church,
Ponte Vedra Beach, with the
Rev. Rick Westbury and the
Rev. Deacon Jo Hoskins offici-
ating, followed by a reception
at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.
A private family interment will
be held in the Memorial
Garden of Christ Church at a
later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family
suggests memorials to the
Marine Corps-Law
Enforcement Foundation, P.O.
Box 37, Mountain Lakes, NJ
07046, where Seay was a mem-
ber of the board of directors.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

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advice (most going in one ear
and out the other). College
freshmen can't wait to get
away from parental authority
and "make it" on their own.
As a counselor, author,
youth worker and mother of
two recent college graduates, I
have witnessed many students
taking off for college.
Some have graduated and
become successful. Others left
college for various reasons and
pursued other interests. Based
on these experiences, I would
like to offer a few tips of my
own for college freshmen. So,
consider these ideas to make
that freshmen year successful:-
1. Go to class everyday. Sit
near the front of the room
and take notes. Take advan-
tage of your professors' office
hours. Make a contact with
him/her to show you are
interested in class. Attending
class and taking notes will
help you succeed, especially if
testing is not a strong point.
2. Use a debit card or cash,
not credit cards. Banks are
notorious for offering credit
cards to college students (you
get a free T-shirt or pizza
when you apply!). Beware of
spending more than you can
afford. Many college students
drop out of school because of
3. Make good friends who
will keep you accountable to
your values. At home, parents
kept you accountable for your
behavior. At college, you need
good friends who will help

you make good decisions.
4. Get involved with a serv-
ice organization and/or
church to feel a part of your
community. Happy people are
those who put others first.
They get involved in helping
others. For the next four (or
more) years, college will be
your home. Make the most of
5. Keep your room clean
and keep your relationship
with your roommate tidy.
Many freshmen who leave
college will cite poor,room-
mate relationships as a reason
for quitting. Be respectful of
your roommate by keeping.
your room clean and by being
thoughtful and polite. (You
will learn to do this when you
are married one day.)
6. Don't take an 8 a.m. class
first semester. Getting up on
your own for the first time in
your life may be difficult if
you are a night owl. Make it
easy on yourself by not taking
an early class first semester
(especially during football sea-
7. Stay away from fast food
to avoid the "freshman 15."
Mom won't be there to cook
nutritious meals for you.
Eating out and eating fast
food leads to gaining weight
for many college freshmen.
Choose carefully where and
what you eat.
8. Don't have a serious rela-
tionship your freshman year.
With over 4,000 fresh faces on
campus this fall, much excite-
ment is generated to date.
Remember that you have four
years in school and a lot of
maturing to do. So don't com-
plicate life with a serious rela-
tionship. There will be plenty
of time for that later. Get

adjusted to college life first.
9. Don't go out with a
drunk and don't get drunk.
Bad things happen. A reputa-
Stion is easy to get and hard to
get rid of. Parents aren't there
to tell you not to drink and
party; but their reasons are
still valid. Mistakes made
while impaired by alcohol and
drugs can affect your life for-
ever. Be smart.
10. Keep in touch with fam-
ily and friends at home.
When college is completed,
you may choose to go back
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Parenting Conference
Neptune Baptist Church
will have a Parenting
Conference from 12 to 3 p.m.
on Sunday. Guest speaker will
be Glenn Stanton, a Director
of Focus on the Family and
author of several books on
marriage and families.
The public is invited to
attend and the conference
and childcare are free. Lunch
will be served at a cost of $5
for adults and $3 for children.
Call the church office at 249-
2307 to register. The church
address is 407 Third Street.

Groundbreaking Ceremony
Lord of Life Lutheran
Church will hold a potluck
lunch at 12:15 p.m. followed
by a Groundbreaking
Ceremony at 1 p.m on
Sunday. Those who attend are
asked to bring a dish to share
and a shovel of any size.
Lord of Life is at 276 N.
Rosco Blvd. in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-

Youthquake Live
A new season of
Youthquake Live begins on
Friday, September 7 at
Southpoint Community
Church at 7556 Salisbury
Road in Jacksonville.
Performances are free. Doors
open at 7:30 p.m. and the per-
formance is from 8 to 10 p.m.
Youthquake Live offers rele-
vant Christian entertainment
to teens. For information con-
tact the Youthquake Office at
Christ the Redeemer Church
at 285-8009.

World Youth Day Reunion
A reunion of people who
attended the 1997 World
Youth Day or anyone who
provided support for the
group will be held from 2 to 5
.p.m. on Sunday, August 26 at
St. Paul's Catholic Church.

The reunion will be in the
church Family Life Center at
First Ave. & Fifth Street N. in
Jacksonville Beach. RSVP to
Mary at 885-9959.

Prayer for Schools
Parents and members of the
community are invited to join
in prayer for schools from 9 to
10:30 a.m. on Friday, August
24. The prayer gathering will
be held at the Winston Family
YMCA on Landrum Lane in
Ponte Vedra.

Rally and Cookout
Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
Church will have their annual
Rally Day on Sunday, August
26. There will be one church
service at 10 a.m. followed by
a cookout with activities for
children at 11 a.m. Church
ministries will be represented
at tables with information.
The church address is 4140
Hodges Blvd. in.Jacksonville;
call 223-6922 for information.

Kirkin of the Tartans
Community Presbyterian
Church will dedicate the
church's new fellowship hall
at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday,
August 19. The dedication
will be followed by a Kirkin of
the Tartans Worship Service at
11 a.m.
The church is looking for
people with Scottish back-
grounds who would like to
participate in the processional
wearing or carrying their fam-
ily's clan tartan. Several tar-
tans are available from the St.
Andrew's Society for use. For
information ,contact Doug
Speed, Sr. at 280-5265 or call
the church office at 249-8698.
The church address is 150
Sherry Drive in Atlantic

Rally Day
St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church will hold a

Rally Day on Sunday, August
26 to showcase church min-
istries. Appetizers will be
served and there will also be a
youth group car wash
fundraiser. St. Paul's is at Fifth
St. and Eleventh Ave. N. in
Jacksonville Beach; calf 249-
4091 for information.

MOMS at Christ Episcopal
The Ministry of Mothers
Sharing (MOMS) at Christ
Episcopal Church will begin a
MOMS Journey and, a Beth
Moore Bible Study on Friday,
September 7.
For information or to regis-
ter contact Patti Heilmann at
220-8665 or
.Christ Episcopal Church is
at 400 San Juan Drive in
Ponte Vedra.

Remembrance Service
A prayer service for those,
who have lost a child under
any circumstance called "In
Remembrance of Me" will be
held at Our Lady Star of the
Sea Catholic Church from 7
to 9 p.m. on September 11. All
are invited to come for heal-
ing, prayer, witness talks, and
music. For information call
the church office at 285-2698;
the church address is 545 A1A
North in Ponte Vedra.

MusicDramaDance Camp
Christ the Redeemer
Church will offer a summer
arts camp with a Christian
perspective for music, drama,
and dance students from 4th
grade through adult on
August 13 to 17. Camp will
begin at 9 a.m. and end with
optional private lessons at
3:30 p.m. Registration will be
taken through the first day of
For information contact
Robin Sheffield at 285-8009
ext. 16 or email

m. The church add]
S. Roscoe Blvd.

Rev. Betty Sikkin
inspirational lessson
a.m. on Sundays at 1
Garden Inn at 9
Parkway in Jackson
262-9496 for the

Hebrew School
Beth El Beaches S
is now enrolling
through 7th Grade
for Hebrew Schi
school year begins o
August 26. Classe
held on Sunday moI
Wednesday aftermo
A Back-to School
be held on Sunday,
For information
Education Directo
Kennedy at 273-910
is at 288 N. RoscoI
Ponte Vedra.

Women's Co
Atlantic Beach
Connection will p:
Artful Brunch
Katrina Brocato
Cummer Museu
Wednesday, Septen
the Selva Marina
Club. Deanna Hanse
will also speak on
the Balance
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The brunch is fro
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Reservations are $1.
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ress is 190 Palms Presbyterian Church
in Ponte will have a kick-off luncheon
for the church's Women's
NetWork at noon on Saturday,
Spiritual August 25. The informal
luncheon in Patten Hall will
ig offers also include information on
is at 10:30 upcoming activities.
the Hilton Reservations are $10 and can,
745 Gate be made at the church office
ville. Call at 3410 S. Third Street S. in
"Spoken Jacksonville Beach or by call-
ing 246-6427.

Art Exhibit
Synagogue More than 50 works of art
ig pre-K by Shades of Grace artists will
Students be on display in Bethel
ool. The Gallery's new show, "For the
>n Sunday, Glory of Hymn." Works on
s will be display represent "old time"
rnings and hymns and the history and
)ns. words of each of the hymns
Party will are also on display .
August 19. "For the Glory of Hymn"
n call continues through September
Dr Vickie 16. Bethel Gallery is at Ponte
>0. Beth El Vedra Presbyterian Church at
e Blvd. in 4510 Palm Valley Road. The
exhibit can be viewed from 9
a.m to 5 p.m Monday through
ninection Friday and from 9 a.m. to
noon on Sunday.
resent An Bible Study
featuring Bethlehem Lutheran
from the Church is holding a Bible
im on Study titled "Myth or Faith, A
iber 5 at Fresh Look' at Christian
Country Doctrine" on the second
en-Doying Tuesday of the month at 9
"Finding a.m. at Cinotti's Bakery. All
Between are welcome to attend and
nsy." coffee and pastries will be
m 9:30 to provided. Cinnotti's is at,
linientary 1523 Penman Road in
provided. Jacksonville Beach. For infor-
2 and can mation contact the church
Vivian at office at 249-5418.
-8850 or
i 1 Hard Loxx Cafe The second annual Kosher
nsore by Food Festival, the Hard Loxx
!s. Cafe, will be held on Sunday,
August 26. The event is spon-
NetWork scored by Chabad @ the
Beaches and will include

cooking shows, games, a
magic show, and more. A vari-
ety of kosher foods (matzah
ball soup, knishes, latkes, and
deli sandwiches) will be avail-
The event is open to the
public and there is no admis-
sion charge. For information
v i s i t or
call 543-9301.

Music for a Sunday
Unitarian Universalist
Church of Jacksonville hosts
concerts at 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday mornings. Concerts
are free and open to the pub-
lic. The church is at 7405
Arlington Expressway in
Jacksonville, call 725-8133 for

Bereavement Support
A Bereavement Support
Group sponsored by Jewish
Family and Community
Services will meet weekly at
the beaches on Wednesdays at
3 p.m. For information, call
Beth Shorstein at 394-5723 or
Sybil Ansbacher at 241-0789.

Celebrate Recovery
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at
6:30 p.m. in the fellowship
hall of Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. The program empha-
sizes that through worship
and same-gender small
groups, people can work on
personal struggles such as eat-
ing disorders, alcohol/drug
abuse, and codependency.
The evenings begin with din-
ner. Call 249-2343.

Men's group meetings
Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study


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Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 11:00 AM Holy Eucharist
Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist 7:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 6:00 PM
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Sunday 10:00 AM Holy Eucharist
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Stnay School 6:30 pm The Gathering
Children 9:15 am Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation
Youth/Adult 9:15 am 407 Third Street
Nursery Provided wwweebapstor Neptune Beach
Nursery Provided Tom Bary, Pastor 904249!2307

150 Sheny Drive, Ailarniic Beach. FL
SRev Dr Gabe Goodman Pasior
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P'eschoolKinderganen Office 241-7335 Service Times
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Youth Fellowships 5p.m. 04) 268-2500
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Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7 p.m.
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(904) 285-2447
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Sunday School for all ages .... 9:15am
Sunday Worship
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"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Breakfast
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
Adult Ministries
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem Visit

St Paul's by the Sea
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HlEc sS unday s: :3 &10
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Welcome Families
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Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
Christian Formation At 8:45 am

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288 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904 273-9100 (fx) 273-5567
Shabbat & Torah Services 9:30 12:00 noon
We have a full range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish
community. Please contact our office m-f 9-5 for information about
adult education, Sisterhood activities and youth activities.

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Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.

Nursery at all services

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Sunday School 9:00am
Worship 10:15am 355-5100 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 .. raditioal
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of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
25 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean.
Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am
Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 am
Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am
Celebration Praise 11:00 am
5:30 Supper
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
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Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
SNursery Provided -
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249-5370
Rev, Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ

CATHOLIC 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
1st Avenue North at 5th Street Fater Joeph Meehan
Jacksonville Beach Saturday 5 p.m.
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. NurSery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday Mass 9 am. and 530 p.. RECONCILIATION
Sunday Mass 7:00,8:30, 10:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m. Sunday26:00 p.m. (7-H.S.)

1025 Snug Harbor Court a
(off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St. and Orchid
St.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314 .
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 Bibletudy 9:15
Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Blended Worship 10:30 a.m.
Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Weekday Ministry 246-2891
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired

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MusicDramaDance Camp celebrates 'Finale' today

At 2 p.m. today, over 40 students
will perform in a graduation and arts
presentation titled "Finale" for the
MusicDramaDance Camp at Christ
the Redeemer Church at 190 S. Roscoe
The camp is a new venture at the
Ponte Vedra Church. It was held for
"anyone who has a talent or who
wants to discover their talent," said
Robin Sheffield, a clergy member at
Christ the Redeemer.
"God has a destiny for every person.
He gives us gifts to fulfill that talent."
For some people that may be a tal-
ent in the arts, she said.
Sheffield and Kris Joslyn, the
church's Worship Leader for Youth,
worked together to organize the camp.
Joslyn said that he wanted to offer
the youth in the worship ensemble an
opportunity to work on their skills
during the summer.
Sheffield and Joslyn began dis-
cussing having a MusicDramaDance
Camp last April and "put it together
quickly," she said.
As they planned the camp, the
number of areas of study to be offered
expanded and they also decided to
open the camp to youth and adults.

One of their hopes for the camp
was also "to open it to the commu-
nity," said Sheffield.
About one-quarter of those who
attended the camp axe from the
community and are not active at the
The organizers also looked to the
community to find instructors for
the camp, said Sheffield.
Students were encouraged to
select a major and a minor area of
study during the week-
long camp. Areas of
study included voice,
drama, dance, videog-
raphy, technical sound
and lighting, and var-
ious musical instru-
Ian Kelly, one of
the14 instructors at
the camp, is the bass
guitar instructor. He is
a student at UNF, a
member of the UNF
Jazz Ensemble, and
active at Christ the
Students at the camp
"are enjoying it a lot.
They are full of ener-

Students get ready for a break from their drama class at
Christ the Redeemer Church's MusicDramaDance Camp.

group, from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.
on Wednesdays in the
Fellowship Hall. The church
address is 4140 Hodges Blvd.
For information call 223-6922.
The men's group from
Calvary Anglican Church
meets at 6:15 a.m. at the Beach
Diner at' 501 Atlantic Blvd.
The current topic for the Bible
Study is "The Minor Prophets"
led by Pastor David Sandifer.
For information call the church
office at 241-9400
A men's Bible study is held at
7 a.m. Monday at Ponte Vedra
United Methodist Church, 35
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Palms Presbyterian men's
Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education
Community Presbyterian
Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has Wednesday
morning prayer breakfasts for
men at 7 a.m.
St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal
Church has a Men's Prayer
Group and Bible Study which
meets on the first and third
Saturday of the month at 8
a.m. in Stormes Hall. The
men's group also participates in
outreach efforts. All are wel-
come to attend. The address is
465 1 th Ave. N. in
Jacksonville Beach.
Sunrise Community Church
offers Men's Study Groups at 6
:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. on'
Wednesday. Contact the
church office at 249-3030 for
information; the church
address is 298 Aquatic Drive in
Atlantic Beach.

Singles groups
The following are church-
related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church member-
ship is not required:
New Life Christian
Fellowship at 2701 Hodges
Blvd. has monthly Single Adult
Ministry meetings with child-
care provided for some events.
Contact Claudia at 223-6000
for information or visit
Beach United Methodist
Church has Monday Night
Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on
Monday nights and Singles
Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday. For information visit or call 249-
2343. BUMC is located at 325
7th Ave. N.
Beaches Chapel Church, 610
Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach.
Singles over age 33 meet the
last Saturday of the month at 7
p.m. at the church. 241-4211.
Christ Episcopal Church, 400

from A-7
San Juan Drive in Ponte Vedra,
offers a singles ministry called
Solo Flight. For information
contact the church office at
Christ the Redeemer Church,
190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach. Weekly Bible
study and monthly social event
such as square dancing for ages
30 and up. 280-5813.
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Singles Express offers Bible
study at 9 a.m. Sunday and
other activities throughout the
year. Call 285-8225 for infor-

Church Activities for Kids
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for youngsters:
*Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra has a family din-
ner at 6 p.m. and children and
youth Bible study at 7 p.m. Call
*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets on
Wednesday from 7 to 8:30
p.m., beginning with group
praise and worship, followed
by small groups for fellowship,
Bible study, and prayer. The
church is at 298 Aquatic Drive,
Atlantic Beach. Call 249-3030.

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f Fason on the bubble in Vikings camp




batty after

being hit

by a pitch

Former major league All-
Star Jose Offerman has
been charged with two
counts of second-degree
assault after hitting a pitcher
and catcher with his bat when
he was plunked in a minor
league game.
Offerman, playing for the
Long Island Ducks, homered
in the first inning and in his
next at bat was hit in the calf
by Bridgeport pitcher Matt
Beech. Offerman charged the
mound with his.bat and took
three wild swings, hitting
Beech's hands as the pitcher
attempted to defend himself
and catcher John Nathans in
the back of the head on a
Nobody can defend
Offerman's behavior and he
has rightly been suspended
indefinitely by the Atlantic
But what is the proper
recourse for a batter that is
intentionally hit by a pitcher?
Some players charge the
mound, sans bat, and engage
in a weak effort at fighting.
Teammates quickly intervene
and the whole hfacas is odve~itir
a matter of seconds.
In the National League a
pitcher may get his just
desserts if he is drilled the
next time he comes to the
In the American League,
however, settling the score is a
bit trickier. Since pitchers
don't bat, it's usually some
innocent player in the lineup
that has to take one for the
team. Or an infielder may be
knocked off his feet with a
hard slide as a measure of
But maybe there's a better
form of retaliation. The player
who gets plunked should jog
to first base and not say any-
Next time up, however, he
should swing with all his
might and let go of the bat
sending it helicoptering out
toward the pitcher. Most
hurlers will have quick
enough reflexes to get out of
the way but the message will
be delivered: Risk injuring me
with a 90-plus mph ball and
you'll get some in return.
A pitched ball can end a
player's career Tony
Conigliaro, anyone? or put
a batter on the disabled list.
Hitters wear helmets for a rea-
son, and many of today's play-
ers stride to the plate with so
much body armor they look
like police dog trainers. But
the danger is real.
Look, the flying bat remedy
is not for every situation.
Sometimes batters are hit by
accident. A dearth of pitching
talent ensures that plenty of
hurlers who take the mound
simply don't have the com-
mand to throw strikes at will.
And other pitchers make
sure that when they do intend
to plunk a batter the ball is
aimed for the lower extremi-
ties or keister.
Those are not instances in
which revenge should be con-
It's when a pitcher throws at
a batter's head or tries to hit
his hands that the twirling bat
may come into play. The idea
is not to injure the pitcher,
but scare him the way a high
and tight fastball puts fear
into every hitter.
It-would be better if the
intentional beanball was not
part of the game. But it
appears here to stay and while
no one condones Offerman's
form of retaliation, hitters
need something to get back at
men who stand 60 feet, six
inches away and can end a
career with one well-placed,
bad-intentioned pitch.

Former Fletcher High and
University of Florida star
Ciatrick Fason is fighting for
the fourth and final running
back spot on the Minnesota
Vikings roster, according to
reports out of training camp
in Mankato, Minn.
While the cutdown to 75
players is still more than a
week away, Fason finds him-
self in a pitched battle with
Artose Pinner, Naufahu Tahi
and Richard Owens to serve as
backups for running backs
Adrian Peterson and Chester
Peterson, a rookie, was the
Vikings top selection in last
April's NFL draft. He has
looked impressive in training
camp and gives head coach
Brad Childress plenty of
options with the running
game. Minnesota has lined up
both Peterson and Taylor in
the backfield, used either run-
ner with a fullback in the I-
formation, and even split one
back to wideout during presea-
son scrimmages.
On the team's depth chart,
Mewelde Moore is listed as
third behind Peterson and
Taylor, but there is an expecta-
tion that the Vikings will keep
four running backs along with
a pair of fullbacks, Jim
Kleinsasser and Tony


In most cases, footb
ers get to high school
numerous years of pla
Warner for a variety of
under-ther belts.,It's h
at it.
When Greg
Mazza took
over as head W
coach of the
Nease High it's I
freshman COm
football team
this season, legal
he saw tons of we
familiar faces
from the last ove
five years. her
That's because
Mazza coach-
ed a majority.
of the players
when they
were on
Junior Pee
Wee teams in
Ponte Vedra.
This fall, nearly 90 k
turned out to try for a
the freshman team, qu
increase from the aver
to 50 players t.he team
But the loyal group i
Vedra players, plus a fe
fers from other parts o
made the turnout bigg
"We had some kids 1
to schools like Bolles a
Episcopal," Mazza said
there could've been m
When school starts, it'
more kids will come o0

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Vikings
Running back Ciatrick Fason (35) fights for yardage against the Chicago Bears in this 2006 photo.
Entering his third NFL season, Fason is one of several running backs fighting for a roster spot
with the Minnesota Vikings.

With both Peterson and
Taylor sitting out a joint prac-
tice with the Kansas City
Chiefs on Aug. 3, Fason and -

the, other running back candi-
dates got their share of carries
with the first team offense.
Afterward, Childress cri-
tiqued what he saw. "Mewelde

[Moore] did a couple. of good
things. Obviously, the top two
weren't in there, but A
Mewelde's had a good training
camp," Childress told the St.

IBLUM because legally they can, and
ER we may wind up with over 100
kids out here. It's just hard to
all play- believe this many kids from
with such a small town came out
ying Pop here."
f coaches Most of the players got a
low they.i i head start during the voluntary
t-bett-'' '-Bigger, Faster; Stronger fotball-'
camp Nease
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the summer.
hen school starts, Mazza admits
Nease head
ikely more kids will coach Craig
ie out, because Howard's pro-
gram is a big
illy they can, and reason for the
may wind up with large number
of freshman
r 100 kids out players.
e. "Coach
Howard has
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lievable pro-
Greg Mazza gram here at
Nease freshman Nease," Mazza
footballoacsaid. "They've
just got a great
staff here. I
saw how these kids' bodies
.ids have have changed from the Bigger,
spot on Faster, Stronger workouts. They
lite an show up and they work hard.
age of 40 You can see the camaraderie
gets a and the love for the game these
kids have."
of Ponte Mazza put together a staff of
ew trans- volunteer coaches that has
f town, been on the journey through
;er than Pop Warner with him, many of
them through the last five
transfer years.
nd "We have great coaches, guys
. "So that started with me all
ore. through PW the last few years,"
s likely Mazza said. "They all know
ut, football really well. The players

Nease High freshman football coach Greg Mazza watches play-
ers go through their paces during a recent practice.

Paul Pioneer Press. "Ciatrick
got a chance to carry the foot-
ball and I saw Naufahu Tahi
show up a little bit."
Fason was drafted in the
fourth round in 2005 by the
Vikings and went on to rush
32 times for 62 yards and four
touchdowns in his rookie
campaign. He also had two
kick returns for a total of four
yards in 13 games that season.
Last year, hampered by a
shoulder injury, the former
Senator and Gator played in
only five games but carried
the ball 18 times for 99 yards
and one score. He also caught
four passes for 19 yards.
The 24-year-old Fason is
entering the third and final
year of his first contract but
he's fighting for a position
with others who have longer-
term deals, including Jeff
Dugan, a converted tight end
who has been effective in
short-yardage situations
throughout training camp.
There is an outside shot that
Minnesota may keep five run-
ning backs as an insurance
policy against Peterson and
Taylor, both of whom have
had injury-plagued seasons in
the past though Peterson's
were in college. If that hap-
pens, Fason will almost
assuredly survive final cuts on
Sept. 1 when the roster is
trimmed to 53 active players.

Quarterback Otto Gruhn fires a pass during freshman football practice at Nease. Perhaps
because of the Panthers success at the varsity level, the freshman team has proved more popular
than ever, with 90 youngsters trying out this preseason.

really appreciate them."
The team also got a big lift
from the Ponte Vedra Pop
Warner Instructional League,
started by Jerry Norton, which
helps players learn the game at
an advanced level.
"I've known some of the kids.
since they started playing in
the developmental league but
they were always too heavy to
play on our teams," Mazza said.
"The league Jerry started is a
big thing. They get former NFL
guys to help out. It's been a
huge thing for Ponte Vedra
The freshman team molds
itself around Howard's
"We try to run a similar
offense as Coach Howard
does," Mazza said. You can't
run it all, but you can run it to
a point."
Howard and his staff have
made appearances at freshman
practices since the start, a big
boost for the players out there.
"He'll come out here after
doing his own practice in the
morning and maybe give a
speech to the kids," Mazza said.
"That really helps motivate
them to play here.
"Coach Howard put together
a great staff. I was honored to
be asked by him to come here
and coach. Bill Bates has really
helped out a lot here too. They
just have this phenomenal staff

that's helped us out tremen-
"It's a big family atmosphere.
The Nease coaches have their
practices in the morning and
some of them will come out in
the afternoon and help out.
It's all one big team."
It's all about the kids, too.
"I've been around most of
these kids since they were nine
years old," Mazza said. "I've
watched them grow. I remem-
ber when they were little kids
and now they've become
young men.
"I've gotten to see them
progress as players throughout
the years, up to this level. Pop
Warner has really helped out
over the years. Some of these
kids were even on the confer-
ence championship team last
year. We have a lot of good

kids. They all make good
grades. They're all good kids to
Problem is, most of this
year's frosh team won't be in
the Nease program once the
new high school is up and run-
ning in Ponte Vedra. Mazza
predicts at least half the team
will wind up at the new school.
"We've talked about that and
we're not going to worry about
that right now," Mazza said.
"This team is all about Nease
this year. We'll worry about
that stuff when it happens, but
we're a part of Nease right now.
That's all we're worried about."
The team starts play in the
first week of Sept. against
Hilliard Middle-Senior High
School. The freshmen will pay
seven games this season, all on
Thursday nights.

Seleial beaches-area foot-
barl teams itll pjrricipate in
the First Coast Conference
Pop garner r jamboree
Sa:urda',. Aug IS at St.
Augu-inn High School.
Competition in the Tiney
Mites, Mitey Mites, Junior Pee
Wee, Pee Wee, Junior Midget
and Midget divisions begins

at 8:30 a.m. at the high
school located at 3205 \'rella
Ave., St. Augustine
A number ol teams from
Jacksonville Beach and P'onte
Vedra will take part in the
day-long event, with final
games scheduled to begin at
about 7:30 p.m
Admission is $3 for adults
and $1 for non-participating

Varsity success boosts Nease freshman team

Thus far, 90 youngsters are

trying out for football squad -

Beaches teams in jamboree

NFL views concussions as cause for concern

rT- Ee NFL prides itself on
bone-jarring hits. Watch
ESPN, and they have a
feature that they refer to a
"Jacked Up," when a player is
hit so hard he comes off his
Nothing gets the crowd off
its feet faster that one of these
hits. However, in many cases
the player is not so quick to
get utp. Concussions are often
the end result, and while many
players have returned to play
during the course of the game
after a concussion, these hits
can have long lasting repercus-
Now NFL officials and sports
medicine physicians are taking
a harder look at the long term
effects that these repeated hits
may have on the player.
HBO's Real Sports recently
focused on former NFL player
Andre Waters, who had a suc-
cessful 12 year career which
Ended in 1995. He was known
to have had many concussions
during his career.


Having suffered with depres-
sion for a number of years,
Waters shot and killed himself
in November of last year, at
the age 44.
Real Sports then introduced
the viewer to Chris Nowinsky,
a Harvard educated biotech
consultant who has been
studying the link between con-
cussion and long term memo-
ry loss, dementia, and depres-

sion. Nowinsky is only 28 and
is already battling depression
and memory loss himself, hav-
ing suffered many concussions
during his playing career at
Nowinsky arranged for a
pathologic study of Waters'
brain, by Pittsburgh physician
Bandon Umala, who found
that it resembled that of an 80-
year-old man.
Interestingly, Dr. Umala had
also studied the brains of for-
mer NFL players Mike Webster
and Terry Long, both of whom
had died prior to age 50, and
showed severe degenerative
changes similar to Water's find-
Dr. Umala surmises that
repeated blows to the head
leads to premature aging of the
brain, a belief shared by Dr.
Robert Cantu, a leading expert
in sports concussions. For
years, he has been evaluating
players with similar problems.
Cantu sites research that shows
NFL players who had had three
concussions were three times

more likely to suffer from
depression, and five times
more likely to have early
Alzheimer's disease.
Some players can't sign their
name, can't complete basic
hygiene tasks and some strug-
gle to dress themselves.
NFL players are supposed to
be gladiators, and despite the
fact that they may be hurt,
there is this undercurrent of
pressure for them to return to
the field of play. If a player
returns to play too soon after a
concussion, then the risks of a
second concussion increase
According to the NFL, half
of all players who sustain a
concussion during a game go
back in for further play, includ-
ing some 25 percent who are
actually knocked out cold.
Dr. Cantu believes that a
player's risk of later problems
increases if a player returns to
play prior to being completely
over a concussion. Even more
frightening, the risk of head
injury related death increases

dramatically as well if a player
returns to competition too
quickly and suffers another
concussion, known as "Second
Impact Syndrome."
A University of North
Carolina study directly related
17 deaths over a 13-year time
span to repeat concussion
Many blame the NFL for not
doing enough to help protect
its current and former players.
However, in an NFL sponsored
study, a team of doctors looked
at several hundred players and
their report that this "concern"
was overblown.
Dr. Ira Casset, who was paid
by the NFL, headed this com-
mittee and he believes that
there is no evidence linking
multiple head injuries to
depression, dementia, early
Alzheimer's, or any long term
problems at all.
While NFL-sponsored doc-
tors may feel that the players
are at no greater risk, critics
claim that the NFL is trying to
shield itself from medical-legal

Summer Beach Run slated for September

It's mid-August so it must be
time for that summertime
classic, the Carrabba's
Summer Beach Run, right?
Hold onto your fast-twitch
fibers, race fans, the annual
five-miler in the sand is still a
full month away.
So before you can say "What
are they waiting for, a hurri-
cane?" calm down and go for
another sweat-soaked training
"We couldn't do it at any
other time," explained race
director, Doug Aired. "All of
the tides for every Saturday in
August were way, way off. We
wouldn't have had any beach.
"Then we thought to hold it
on Labor Day but that didn't
work out because we couldn't
get permission to use the Jax
Beach SeaWalk Pavilion
because city employees don't
work on Labor Day."
By the time all the necessary
elements lined up, the date
that Aired and the Jacksonville
Track Club (host of the event)
were left with was September,
15th. It will be only the second
time in the race's long history
that the event will be held so
late in the year, and the first
time it was quite unintention-
"There was one race in the
1980s that was postponed due
to all the hurricanes we had.
The race was finally run in
mid-September. But it turned
out to be a good thing, it was
the coolest Summer Beach Run
we ever had and there was
even a tailwind all the way
down the beach," Aired
A cool SBR would be a truly
wonderful thing, especially
after the relentless high
humidity and 90 degree tem-
peratures we have had lately.
Of course, we wouldn't be
blessed by a tailwind through-
out the full five-mile course as
they were in the '80s. Back
then, the course was a straight
north-to-south straight shot
down the beach. Today the
course is out-and-back and you
can be sure that if there is a
wind it will be in your face for

Babe Ruth Baseball
The Jacksonville Beach Babe
Ruth baseball league will con-
duct fall registration over the
next two weekends at Seabreeze
Elementary Jax
Beach. Times are 10 a.m until 2
p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m.
until 1 p.m. on Sundays.
Registration is for players 13 to
18 years old and fee is $100.
For more information contact
Ira Herb at 534-5729.
Baseball Tryouts
The Whitecaps, a 12-U travel
.baseball team that plays out of
Jacksonville Beach, will con-
duct tryouts for the upcoming
2007-8 season. The team is
professionally coached.
Tryouts will take place Aug.
18 and 19. Interested players
may phone Mark Baltz at 616-
7115 or Helen Lynch at 874-
,1378 for complete information.
Bootcamp Class
A professional fitness
instructor will motivate, chal-
lenge and help those seeking a
fun, intense, full-body work-
First session is free of charge.
For more information, phone
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at least two and a half miles.
This will be the 43rd run-
ning of the event, making it
not only the oldest race in
town but also the oldest race
in the state. Hard to imagine
that it has been around so long
and I can't help but marvel at
all the changes the SBR must
have seen.
There were the years in the '
1960s when the race's competi-
tors were mostly high school
and college athletes, a small
but fast crowd.
Then there was the Age of
Eccentrics; only nut cases ran
five miles and just the real
loonies did it in the middle of
the afternoon (for many years

the race started at one or two
By the late 1970s the
"Running Boom" had come to
town and, in addition to the
nutters, some "normal" people
ran the race as well. It grew
and grew until the late 1980s
when the sport of running -
and the race itself -began to
wane. The glory days were
Or were they?
Women discovered running
sometime in the '90s and
brought the race back to life.
Doctors issued warnings: "You
better get some cardiovascular
exercise", and the middle-aged
"baby boomers" returned.
Now it is the "cause groups,"
runners and walkers for chari-
ties, who fuel the latest growth
surge. And the 42-year-old SBR
is still there to entertain them
Aired said, "We had 1,500
people last year and that is the
most we have had in the
Beach Run in quite a while."
He continued. "I hope we
can do that well this year but,
trouble is, there is the
Florida/Tennessee game in
Gainesville the same night.
They can run and still see it on
TV, but we will lose the people
who want to watch it in the
"In the old days there was a
big gap from the Run For The

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Run so everybody was really
excited when the race came
around," said Aired. "This time
there will be six weeks from
the last race, The Tour de Pain,
until the Beach Run, that's
almost unheard of around here
these days, so it should help
the turnout."
The SBR is normally the
opening event of a new
Jacksonville Grand Prix season
but this time around that dis-
tinction went to The Tour de
Pain, a race that has never
been a Grand Prix event. Those
who missed that race and who
want to compete in the GP
had better not miss the SBR or
they will find themselves too
far behind so early in the
The race also features $600
in prize money, age-group
awards, the ubiquitous race T-
shirt, a team competition and
a one-mile fun run (medals for
all the kids).
The great post-race party,
generously hosted by
Carrabba's Italian Grill,
includes pasta, live music and
free beer.
All the action takes place at

the Jacksonville Beach SeaWalk
Pavilion. The five-miler starts
at 6 p.m., the one-mile at 6:05
p.m. Call 731-1900 or go on
line at to
learn more.

Nowinsky and Dr. Cantu
believe that the NFL is simply
ignoring the evidence. Dr.
Cantu says "the evidence keeps
walking in my office every
This column is written to dis-
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It is only designed to offer guide-
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The Beaches Museum & History Center in Jacksonville Beach is showcasing past swimsuit styles
through Aug. 25. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children The museum is
located at Beach Boulevard and 4th Street North. For information call 241-5657. Above, Mary
Manning and her best friend Mary, both 15, as featured in a 1943 newspaper article that said the
two were the first women to wear a 2-piece bathing suit on Jacksonville Beach. Manning's daugh-
ter Carolyn, said her mother died this year in January.

Friday, Aug. 17
Back to School: Back to
School crafts for school-agec
youngsters will be offered froI
11 2 p.m. at the Beaches
Branch Library, 600 N. Thirc
St., Neptune Beach. Children
will learn about good stud)
habits and make Back to School
supplies, such as a decorated
pencil case. For information
call 241-1141.

Social Security Seminar: St
Vincent's Medical Center hosts
a Social Security V.O.I.C.E.
Forum from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in
St. Vincent's Terry Conference
Center, located on the fourth
floor of the DePaul Building,
1801 Barrs St., Jacksonville.
Area seniors and caretakers are
invited to attend the event,
which can serve as a guide to
unraveling the mysteries. of
Social Security benefits and
changes for older adults.
Keynote speaker is Fancy
Bannister of the Social Security
Administration. The program is
free and open to the public.
there also will be free parking,
refreshments and door prizes.

Steak or Fish: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts a
"Steak or Fish" dinner from 5-8
p.m. at the Branch Home, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach.
A donation of $10 is requested
for each dinner. Carry-out
orders are accepted. The public
is always invited to dinner. For
information, call 246-6855.

Saturday, Aug. 18
Bilingual Reading: A bilin-
gual reading, "Woman/Mujer:
Poems by Latin American
Women," will be held at 4 p.m.
at the Art Advocate Gallery, 76
B San Marco Ave., St.
Augustine.'Images of Latin
American femininity as reflect-
ed in poems by women will be
featured in a reading by transla-
tor Jo Anne Engelbert. The
Spanish texts will be read by
Martha Margaride and Zita
Narviez. The reading is free
and open to the public.
Donations will be taken at the
door to benefit the St. Johns
Cultural Council. For informa-
tion and reservations, call
Glenda Bailey-Mershon at 904-

Creature Feature: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
offers live estuary animal inter-
action sessions at 11 a.m. in
the Research Reserve's
Environmental Education
Center. .The GTMRR
Environmental Education
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road. Entry fee is $2 for adults
and $1 for children ages 10-17;
-children under 10 are free. For
information, call the Research
Reserve at 904-823-4500.

Empowerment Workshop:
"Empower Yourself: Body,
Mind & Spirit" will be held
from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the
Body Gallery, 1360 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach. The work-
shop includes a yoga class, fun
exercises, helpful teachings and
affirmations from a variety of
sources. The cost is $70. To pre-
register, call Heather Hixon at
904-521-4845 or go to body-

Harry Potter Discussion:
The Bookmark, 299 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, hosts a
discussion on the newest and
last Harry Potter book, "Harry
Potter and the Deathly

Hallows," at 3 p.m. Bookmark
staff member and adult Potter
Sfan Erin Mustard, a/k/a
I "Professor Mustard," will facili-
s tate the discussion. Potter read-
1 ers of all ages are encouraged to
Come with questions, com-
Sments and open minds and
4 share their thoughts about
S Harry's hunt for the Horcruxes,
Dumbledore's doubtful double-
dealings and Snape's staggering
story. Muggles are welcome. For
. information, call 241-9026.
S Historic Visit: Queen Quet,
SChieftess of the
Gullah/Geechee Nation, pays
an historic visit to Jacksonville
SBeach as the Gullah/Geechee
Cultural Heritage Committee
of Northeast Florida presents
Cultural Heritage Weekend,
"Cast Hunnuh Bread Pun Top
Sde Wata: Gullah/Geechee
SRejoicing and Reconnection"
starting at 11 a.m. Queen Quet
Swill lead an oceanfront ances-
tral tribute at the public beach
access adjacent to 376 4th Ave.
S. The celebration recall's-thel
enslaved' fincestors "of -Westf
Africa whose separate tradi-
tions and tongues combined to
create Gullah people and their
language that emerged along
the coast of the Carolinas,
Georgia and Florida. For infor-
mation, call 583-3991 or email

Hospice Seeks Volunteers:
Heartland Hospice Services will
conduct workshops from 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18 and Aug..
25 at its corporate offices, 8130
Baymeadows Way West.
Heartland Hospice Services
offers ongoing training to meet
the needs of new volunteers.
Training and presentations are
offered free of charge. Call 904-
716-8364 for information.

Yoga Basics Workshop: Yoga
Basics Workshop. is held from
9-10 a.m. four consecutive
Saturday through Aug. 25 at
Cobalt Moon Water Studio,
Neptune Beach. The four-week
workshop is designed for those
seeking to learn about Yoga or
those wishing to increase their
understanding of it. The cost is
$40 per student; instructor is
Kristen DiCarlo.. To register,
visit the Cobalt Water Moon
Studio gift shop or call 246-
2131. For information, call
Kristen at 525-5867.T

Sunday, Aug. 19
Free Yoga and T'ai Chi: Free
Yoga from 10-11:15 a.m. and
free T'ai Chi from 11:30 a.m.-
12 p.m. is offered every Sunday
at Cobalt Moon Center, Water
Studio, Neptune Beach. The
sessions are open to all fitness
levels. Call Kristen at 525-5867
for information.

Monday, Aug. 20
AARP Driver Safety Class: A
two-day AARP Driver Safety
Class will be held from 1-5 p.m.
each day at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library. The class
is designed to promote aware-
ness of the affects of aging on
drivers over the age of 50.
Upon completion of the
Monday-Tuesday sessions, par-
ticipants will receive a certifi-
cate that may entitle them to a
discount on their auto insur-
ance. Cost of the course is $10.
To register, call 823-9208 or

Free Interactive Learning:
Alternative Wellness Center
holds a free interactive learning
presentation from 12-1:30 p.m.

and 6-7:30 p.m. at the Beaches
Public Library, 600 Third Street,
Neptune Beach. Attendees will
learn two simple stress manage-
ment techniques that can
change their lives. Offered as a
bonus is a trip to "The Magic
Shop." The presenter is profes-
sional wellness coach Niki
LaMont. For information, call
241-5566 or visit

Tuesday, Aug. 21
Dog Obedience Classes: Dog
obedience classes, sponsored by
Jacksonville Beach Parks and
Recreation Department, begin
with the Week 1 Class, orienta-
tion and registration without
dogs, from 7-9 p.m. Five
remaining classes, Canine
Manners, begin Aug. 28; all will
be held from 7-8 p.m. The class
fee is $65. Class size is limited
to 12, and. pre-registration is
required. For mail-in applica-
tion, registration information
and directions, call instructor
Colleen aJnaet'39,9-,.,,.
Making Strides: The Making
Strides Against Breast Cancer
kickoff will be held from 6-8
p.m. at the TPC Sawgrass club-
house. A 5K walk will be held
on the beach Oct. 6.

'Third Tuesday': A new
event, "Third Tuesday at Beach
Plaza," runs from 5-8 p.m. the
third Tuesday of each month.
Start at the Body Gallery, next
to Bailey's Gym, to pick up a
"prize entry" card, then tour
the plaza for free samples, dis-
counts and door prizes. Beach
Plaza is in the 1200 block of
Beach Boulevard. For informa-
tion, call Chere at 654-8090 or
Donna at 242-0323.

Thursday, Aug. 23
Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis Club
of Jacksonville Beaches meets
at 12 p.m. at Selva Marina
Country Club. The speaker will
be club president Ed Robinson,
who will talk about "Life in the
Secret Service. The cost for non-
members is $15. For informa-
tion, call Robinson at 610-
3740 or visit www.beacheski-

Friday, Aug. 24
Grilled Chicken: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch 290
hosts a "Grilled Chicken
Dinner" 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. For informa-
tion, call 246-6855.

Saturday, Aug. 25
CPR/First Aid Courses:
Adult, child and infant CPR
and First Aid with AED
(Automated External
Defibrillation) courses are
offered from 9:30 a.m.-5:30
p.m. at the USO, 2560 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. Anyone
with a military ID gets a $5 dis-
count. For information or to
register, call the Mayport
Service Center at 246-1395.

Pet Adoption Day: The St.
Johns County Pet Adoption
Center, 160 N. Stratton Road,
off U.S. 1 between Palencia and
210 East, holds a special adop-
tion day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Young and mature cats and
dogs are available for adoption.
The fees of $45 for a male and
$55 for a female include spay-
ing or neutering and all shots.
Call 209-6190 for information
or directions.

UNF Percussionist:
University of North Florida per-
cussionist/music professor
Charlotte Mabrey and friends
will host "An Evening of 20th
Century Music" at 8 p.m. in the
Fine Arts Center Lazzara
Performance Hall on the UNF
campus. There will be a special
guest performance by Robert
Arleigh White. The first 500
people will receive a free gift.
The concert is free to all UNF
stt:nt~:s and $ 1( fgr ,e;Pgb.
lie. All proceeds go toward the
UNF Percussion Scholarship
Fund. For information or to
order tickets, call 904-620-

Sunday, Aug. 26
Auditions for Joyful
Singers: Auditions for the
Joyful Singers, directed by
Sharon Scholl, take place at
12:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and Sept. 2
at the Unitarian Universalist
Church of Jacksonville, 7405
Arlington Expressway. A con-
cert will take place Oct 14.
People of all ages, voices and
musical levels are invited;
rehearsal tapes are provided,
and music reading is not essen-
tial. For information, contact
Scholl at 853-6158.

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Reiki at Ocean Yoga:
Licensed massage therapist and
reiki master Holly Puleo teach-
es Reiki 1 and offers certifica-
tion from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at
Ocean Yoga, Atlantic Beach.
The class is designed for begin-
ners as well as professional
body workers. Those interested
in taking the class can contact
Puleo at 904-866-9918 or by
email at
. The fee is $100 and includes
seven hours of instruction,
with practical time to assess
techniques, and a manual.

Wednesday, Aug. 29
Global Warming: Geologist

and environmental profession-
al Dr. Gail Gibson speaks on
"Global Warming: Its Impact
on My Future" at 11 a.m. at
FCCJ North Campus, 4501
Capper Road, Auditorium,
Bldg. C. Gibson holds three
degrees in geology,- a B.S. from
Ohio University, a masters
from The Ohio State University
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University of New Mexico. His
lecture, on the second anniver-
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Area surfers reach final round

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Karina Petroni, shown during a 2006 competition, placed second in the Women"s Division of the recent U.S. Open of Surfing in
Huntington Beach, Calif. Petroni, 19, is from Atlantic Beach.

Beaches locals surfed into
the final rounds of the
six-star U.S. Open of
Surfing in
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Petroni, 19, of
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the Rip Curl Boardmasters in
Cody Thompson, 16, of
Jacksonville Beach made it to
the quarterfinals of the junior
division and Justin Quintal,
17, of Neptune Beach also
advanced to the quarterfinals
in the longboard division.
In the men's division, Asher
Nolan, 28, of Atlantic Beach
advanced to round of 48
surfers before placing third in
a heat with the eventual men's
champion, C.J. Hobgood.
Hobgood, also 28, is 2001
world champion originally
from Melbourne, Fla. and cur-
rently resides in Satellite
Beach, Fla.
Nolan is currently ranked
31st in men's world qualifying
These local professional
surfers all started out compet-
ing in the Eastern Surfing

Association. The first ESA con-
test of the 2007-08 season for
the North Florida district is
Sunday at The Poles in Hanna
Park beginning at 9 a.m. The
contest, origi-
nally scheduled
for last.week,
was postponed
for lack of
waves. For
more informa-
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Surf Classic is
scheduled for
September 1 at
Hanna Park.
Deadline for
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August 17. 2007

Get Out...

Saved by Bell
Latitudes Cafe and Martini
Bar, along with Michael
Scheve and Matthew Chang,
host a "Saved by the Bell"
tribute party beginning at 9
p.m. Friday at the
Jacksonville Beach restau-
rant, 2429 3rd St. S. To gain
admission, one must be
dressed in early '90s gear
commemorating a favorite
character from the first two
casts of "Saved by the Bell."
The price is $25 per person,
which includes an open bar.
Proceeds will benefit the
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's
Single Greatest Night.
Tickets are limited; contact
Latitudes at 247-6606.

Visit Talbot
The final August program,
Shark Teeth, begins at 11
a.m. Saturday at Fort George
Island Cultural State Park. A
park ranger will discuss the
different types of shark teeth
that can be found on the
area's beaches. The program
takes place at the Ribault
Club on Fort George Island.
No reservations are neces-
sary, and the program is
free. For information, call
the Talbot Islands ranger sta-
tion at 251-2320.

GTM Kayak Tours
The Friends of the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve,
in partnership with Ripple
Effect Ecotours, offers kayak
tours of the Guana River in
August. Stable double kayaks
will be used for each tour,
the cost of which is $45 per
person. The naturalist-led
tours are appropriate for age
15 and up. They 9-11 a.m.
Saturday, 9-11 a.m. Sunday,
9-11 a.m. Aug. 28 and 9:30-
11:30 a.m. Aug. 30.
Reservations must be made
in advance. Call Ripple
Effect Ecotours at 347-1565
to reserve a space.

Harry Potter Discussion
The Bookmark, 299
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, hosts a discussion on'
the newest and last Harry
Potter book, "Harry Potter
and the Deathly Hallows," at
3 p.m. Saturday. Bookmark
staff member Erin Mustard,
will facilitate the discussion.
Potter readers of all ages are
encouraged to come with
questions, comments and
open minds and share their
thoughts about Harry's hunt
for the Horcruxes,
Dumbledore's doubtful dou-
ble-dealings and Snape's
staggering story. Muggles are
welcome. For information,
call 241-9026.

5K Fun Run
A 5K Fun Run will be held
From 6-8 p.m. Saturday on
the Atlantic Beach beach-
front. Start and finish are at
the Atlantic Beach lifeguard
station. Categories for young
children as well as seniors
are available to all who pre-
register for $10 and $15 on
race day. Event T-shirts and
Gatorade are provided, and
awards are available at the
finish line.

Lock and Key
The first Lock and Key
Event in Jacksonville will be
held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday
at Fionn MacCool's Irish
Pub, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Women
are given padlocks to wear
around their necks and men
get keys as a way to meet
members of the opposite
sex. Suggested ages are 21-
49. Admission is $20-25,
which typically includes a
free drink and appetizers.

Putting Championship
The World Golf Hall of
Fame's fourth annual
Putting Championship takes
place at the World Golf Hall
of Fame Putting Course.
Qualifying will be Aug. 25-
26 and Sept. 1-2; finals will
be held Sept. 8. The event
offers participants an oppor-
tunity to win thousands of
dollars in prizes and the title
of 2007 World Golf Hall of
Fame Putting Champion.

See GET OUT, B-6






Stellers Gallery Annex in the
Beaches Town Center opens an
exhibit of fine art painter Jim
Draper from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
today. Draper's new show of
highly-collected paintings runs
through Sept. 15 at 200 First
Street, Neptune Beach.
The exhibit, "Produce," will
feature mixed media paintings
that portray an array of the
artist's familiar subjects includ-
ing palms, rivers, dunes, land-
scapes, and birds.
The exhibit will continue
Draper's interest in the land-
scape of the southeastern U.S.

photo submitted
Guitarist Nick Colionne headlines Sunday's jazz concert at the SeaWalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach.

Colionne caps summer jazz series


The final concerts of
the Jacksonville
Beach Summer Jazz
Series takes place
this Sunday at the
SeaWalk Pavilion.
The event is free and open
to the public.
Jazz guitarist Nick
Colionne, the headliner, per-
forms at 7:30 p.m.
Jeff Kashiwa, a jazz saxo-
phonist, performs at 6 p.m.
The Navy Band Southeast
Jazz Ensemble opens the
event at 5 p.m.
An art show also will be
held in Latham Plaza.

Nick Colionne
Colionne, who celebrates
his birthday on Sunday, was
voted "Best International
Instrumental Artist of the
Year" at April's Canadian
Smooth Jazz Awards.
A Chicago native and resi-
dent, Colionne grew up in a
musical household.
His mother and stepfather
listened to a lot of jazz and
were fans of guitarists Wes
Montgomery and Kenny
Learning guitar from his
stepfather, Colionne was
playing by the age of 9.
Growing up in Chicago,

photo submitted
Jeff Kashiwa spent 10 years
with The Rippingtons.

he was' also heavily influ-
enced by blues musicians
and played with artists like
the Impressions and the
Chi-lites when he was
Colionne has released five
CD's and played with R&B
greats such as Curtis
Mayfield, Al Green and the
Staples Singers.
His debut hit in 1994, "It's
My Turn," climbed all the
Smooth Jazz Charts.
In 2004, the song "High
Flyin" became one of the
year's biggest Smooth Jazz

The CD "Just Come on In"
was awarded Best Jazz CD at
the Chicago Music Awards.
In 2006, he released the
CD "Keepin It Cool."
The first track released to
radio, "Always Thinking of
You," cracked the Top 10.
Invited as one pf the
opening acts on the All Star
Smooth Jazz Cruise in 2006,
Colionne was such a crowd
pleaser that he was invited
back to host the jam ses-
sions this year and in 2008.

Jeff Kashiwa
Kashiwa, a native of
Seattle, became one of the
most dynamic live saxo-
phonists in contemporary
jazz during his decade-long
tenure with The
While the Rippington's
busy recording and touring
schedule dominated his pro-
fessional life, Kashiwa still
found time to lay the foun- '
dation for his eventual solo
career. He released his first
two solo recordings,
"Remember Catalina" in
1995 and "Walkamile" in
A year after leaving the
Ripps in 2000, Kashiwa
made an immediate impact
on the smooth jazz charts,

scoring a No. 1 hit with
"Hyde Park (The Aah, Ooh
Song)" from his debut CD
"Another Door Opens." He
later released the acoustic-
oriented "Simple Truth" in
2002 and "Peace of Mind" in
"While I've always been
inspired by great melodic
saxophonists-like-Stan Getz,
I watch 'The Actor's Studio'
regularly on Bravo and am
fascinated by the way
famous movie actors talk
about their craft," he says.
"No matter how successful
they are and how happy
they should be with their
previous success, they're
always more focused on
what's next. It's the same
with me, and I'm always
looking forward to what's on
the horizon. That means get-
ting in touch with who I am
as a musician, feeling com-
fortable in the studio and
knowing that it's time to
Navy Band Southeast
Navy Band Southeast's
Jazz Ensemble, based at NAS
Jacksonville, will bring the
sounds of the Big Band Jazz
era alive.
Concert goers are encour-
aged to bring blankets or
lawn chairs. Call 247-6100
for more details.

photo submitted
"Nina" by Jim Draper

"In the group of new paint-
ings, Draper explores species
native to the area, as well as
species that were introduced
by the Europeans as they con-
quered the Americas," said
Hillary Tuttle of Stellers.
"Subjects include cattle and
pigs that were brought here by
the Early Spanish settlers."
A milestone in Draper's
career includes his recent
Healing Palms series of paint-
ings. According to Draper, the
strength and courage these
resilient trees portray have
captured the attention of
numerous medical facilities
that have purchased the paint-
ings to install near patient
treatment areas.

Beaches Art Walk

kicked off Tuesday

Last spring, Mayport
Elementary School art teacher
Judi Evans thought about start-
ing an art walk at the Beaches.
Tuesday, Evans wasn't talk-
ing about it anymore, she was
doing it.
Evans was one of 27 artists
displaying artworks at one of
10 venues that comprised the
inaugural Beaches Art Walk.
Six of the venues were on
First Street North in
Jacksonville Beach.
Twisted Sisters in
Jacksonville Beach hosted an
opening reception. Dolphin
Works Inc., a Florida non-prof-
it, sponsored the event.
"We hope to continue it
through September, October
and November," said Eric
Goodling, executive director of
Dolphin Works.
"The walk is to benefit the
venues, the artists and the pub-
lic. If all works well, we'll start
again in March.
"This is great because you get
such an immediate return. You
see the excitement in an artist's

eye. You see the general public
happy to have an inexpensive
but cultural experience."
The Beaches Art Walk came
about through committee
work by Goodling, Evans, Lisa
Cook of Cook Fine Art, Nancy
Faulkner and Ryan McCarthy.
"Ryan and I are.the adminis-
trative leg, the ladies are the
creative side," said Goodling.
"That alone, plus their
enthusiasm, is why the art
walk's nothing like I pictured.
It's a lot better."
Finding venues was relative-
ly easy, he said.
"They understood the
importance, and they were on
very quickly. Artists were kind
of similar. And the quality will
be seen, because there is some
really good art," added
The artists were chosen
through a juried art show.
"We've had more artists
apply. We know the venues
will grow by at least three, and
the artists by seven," said

See ART WALK, See B-2

photo by KATHY MOORE
Winona Grasty-Lyons displays one of her acrylic paintings Tuesday at Fionn MacCool's in
Jacksonville Beach. The artist was one of more than 20 who took part in the Beaches Art Walk.
The inaugural event kicked off with a 4 p.m. reception at Twisted Sisters and the European Street
Cafe. Local businesses hosted artists.


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August 17, 2007

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Laura Peden, musical director of ABET's Sept. 7 opener, Neil Simon's "They're Playing Our Song," accompanied a. performance by
the musical's leads, Randal Atkison and Laura Atkison, recently at the Adele Grage Cultural Center. The event included a
Broadway tribute by the Sassy Tappers.

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drama by local playwright
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p.m. today and Saturday at
Players By the Sea, 106 6th
Street North, Jacksonville
Beach. Call 249-0289 for infor-

musical dramedy penned by
Jacksonville playwright Darryl

Reuben Hall is staged at 8 pm.
today and Saturday at The
Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth
Street, Jacksonville. Tickets are
$13.50 for students, $15 for
seniors and $25 for general
audiences. Call 765-7372 for

SDon Runk portrays Twain at
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Theatre, 11 Old Mission
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The musical runs through Sept.
2 at the Alhambra Dinner
Theatre, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Doors open at 6
p.m. for evening shows.
Performances begin at 8 p.m.
Matinees are held at 11 a.m. on

Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Admission ranges from $39 to
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Monday, Aug. 20, at the
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From 1 to 5 p.m. All roles
sought. Play runs Oct. 10 to
Nov. 25. Call 642-9307.

Art Walk: Could expand to include more venues

Cont. from B-1
The first art walk was limited
to the Jacksonville Beach area.
But Goodling said the name,
Beaches Art Walk, is intended
to include Neptune and
Atlantic Beach, too.
"We're going to. try to get
creative, maybe include some
sort of shuttle service," he said.
Ponte Vedra Beach also is
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manager at the Cultural Center
at Ponte Vedra Beach, was one
of the first people to contact
me. She's stayed in contact
since," said Goodling.
"I've talked with her and the
executive director, .. Cindy
Stoddart. My:feeling is, if the
interest is there, of course
we're going to go.
"We're not going to just
shuttle north. It's the Beaches
Art Walk and the Beaches

Guana Tolomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve hosts a children's art
class from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug.
17 for students ages 11 to 14.
This class will focus on begin-
ning drawing of butterflies
and marsh scenes, with an
option of a collage project.
Students begin the discovery
art class with a short nature
walk, then head into the
Environmental Education
Center classroom to create on
paper. The class will be taught
by local artist Jean Drayovitch.
Cost to attend is $45 per stu-
dent, payable in advance. All
materials are supplied. Space is
limited. Call 904-635-0941 to
reserve a seat.

Vox Angelica, the children's
chorus of The Cultural Center

artists. The venues are going to
decide it."
"We host a wine tasting
every Wednesday night with
jewelry, art, sculpture from
local artists. Of course we
wanted to be involved," Sunny
Gray,, co-owner .of Twisted
Sisters, said Wednesday.
"It's a wonderful idea, and
we're very happy to be in on
the ground floor."
Venues that participated


at Ponte Vedra Beach, holds
auditions for ages 9-15 from 4-
5 p.m. Aug. 21. Vox Angelica is
under the direction of Twila
Miller. Required rehearsals are
held each week: Tuesday,
specifically, for choral work
(nd the third Friday of each
month for dance and move-
ment. Auditions are 30 min-
utes in length and held with a
small number of students.
During the audition, a ques-
tion-and-answer period is
available for parents. The cost
is $100 for Cultural Center
members and $120 for non-
members. The Cultural Center
is at 50 Executive Way. To
RSVP for auditions, call 904-
280-0614, ext. 204

The Jacksonville Children's
Chorus holds auditions for
children ages 7-18 Aug. 22 at
3947 Boulevard Center Dr.,

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Museums are the best
teachers when you
plan to study art.
The new exhibit, which
opened at the Cummer
Museum of Art & Gardens
this week, is a perfect exam-
ple: "Oh Say, Can You See:
American Art from the West
Foundation Collection,"
opened Aug. 14.
The collection features 50
outstanding oil paintings by
important American artists
from the 19th century
through the early 20th centu-
The West Foundation
Collection displays a breath
of American art and the
achievements of American
artists through a diverse col-
lection that encompasses
landscapes, marines, still life
and figurative oil paintings
from the Hudson River
School to American
Among the American
artists are Rembrandt, Peale,
Benjamin West, Albert
Bierstadt, Jasper Cropsey and
John Linton Chapman.
The exhibit will be on dis-
play in the Cummer's
Thomas H. Jacobson Gallery
of American Art through
January. Learn more about
this exhibition by attending
one of the Especially for
Seniors Talks and Tea on
Wednesday, Sept. 19, or
Thursday, Sept. 20 at 1:30
Seating is limited, and
gallery talks are followed by
refreshments. For reserva-
tions call 355-0630.
* *
Last week, I erroneously
announced that Ocean 60
opened a new exhibit by
Michael Baum. The exhibit
opened last night, Thursday,
Aug. 16.
I hope you will go to see
this exhibit of oil paintings
by Baum, who paints on cop-
per, wood and canvas. His
tropical work is inspired by
Ocean 60 is at 60 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Call
247-0060... '
The Ponte Vedra Cultural
Center has announced a new
exhibit by David Ponsler
will open Sept. 7. Ponsler, a
blacksmith artist from
Jacksonville, is the designer
and creator of incredible
wrought iron pieces.
He is vice-president of
Wonderland Products, a fami-
ly-owned business that spe-
cializes in the design, engi-
neering and fabrication of
architectural and sculptural
Ponsler's love of the craft
started early when at the age
of 8 he worked with his


father on welding projects. In
addition to the professional
affiliation, the artist has par-
ticipated in public exhibi-
tions and received awards.
His works are in many pri-
vate collections.
Ponsler was the recipient of
the highest honor bestowed
by the National Ornamental
and Miscellaneous Metals
Association for metal and
craftsmanship and design.
Meet the artist from 6:30 to
8 p.m. at the Sept. 7 opening
reception at 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. Call
280-0614 for information.
* *
Two art openings tonight
will feature a variety of local
One of the most well-
known names in the art com-
munity in Jacksonville,
teacher, painter and lecturer,
Jim Draper, will open an
exhibit of his current works
at Stellers Annex Gallery in
Neptune Beach.
Meet the artist at a recep-
tion from 6 to 9 p.m. at 200
First St., Neptune Beach.
Draper is an excellent
draftsman and colorist who
paints realistically what he
sees in everyday life. His sub-
jects are palms, rivers, dunes,
landscapes, birds and farm
animals. You will enjoy this
exhibit. Call 247-7200 for
* *
"Scapes of Land and Sea,"
the unique style and wide
range of interests of artist
Robert-P. Schuh, will be on
exhibit in September at
Hampton Gallery, 2411 3rd
St. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Schuh has lived in Florida
most of his life and loves the
outdoors. He works out of a
studio in St. Augustine.
Hampton Gallery is open
Tuesday through Friday from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and
Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5
p.m. The gallery is closed
Sunday and Monday. Call
247-1050, for details.

The newly located
Archway Gallery will open
today with a wide variety of
artworks by local artists. You

photo submitted
The collage works and paintings of Sally Moyers (above) and Terese Marie Muller will be on display in October at the Karpeles
Museum. An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the Oct. 3 Art Walk. The museum is at 101 W. 1st. St.,
Jacksonville. For more details, call 356-2992.

will be impressed with the
talent of the artists and the
wide variety of subject matter
in the works ranging from
realism to abstraction.
Meet the artists at a recep-
tion from 5 to 9 p.m. at 362
Atlantic Blvd., Suite 2, in the
Shoppes of North Shore,
Atlantic Beach.
Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. and Saturday from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 249-2222.
The Women's Center of
Jacksonville is featuring
"Lost and Founfd," members'
works which were created
from lost and found objects.
On Friday, Aug. 24, from
noon to 1 p.m. Myra Schick
will present an art talk on -
"sian Influence." The public
is welcome. The Women's
Center is at 5644 Colcord St.,
* *
The Jacksonville Museum
of Contemporary Art
announced Kim Barry will
teach a class with a wide vari-
ety of non-traditional media.
Here is an opportunity to
learn experimental painting.
James Greene will teach silk
screen techniques, beginning

Aug. 18. Jonathan Lux start-
ed a life drawing class this
week. tall 366-6911.
* *
First Street Gallery in
Neptune Beach announced a
group exhibition by fiber
Barbara Wroten, Pat
Livesay, Cheryl Wercel,
Nancy Devdreau, Margaret
Miller, Katie Schwartz,
Lynette Holmes and Caroline
Daley will be exhibiting their
works. Bright and colorful
quilts, purses, soft sculptures,
.apparel, jewelry and fibefK
Wall art will be featured.'
Meet the artists at an open-
ing reception Friday, Sept. 7,
from 7 to 9 p.m. First Street
Gallery is at 216-B First St.,
Neptune Beach. Call 241-

TPe Atlantic Beach
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open its new season with
"They're Playing Our
Song," a romantic musical,
on Sept. 7. The production
will be staged at the Adele
Grage Cultural Center in
Atlantic Beach. Call 249-7177
for reservations.
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"Cabaret" on Sept. 14. The
theater is at 106 6th St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-
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Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are two socially inept teenagers determined to reverse a lifelong losing streak
with the opposite sex in the coming-of-age comedy "Superbad." The film also stars Seth Rogan (left).

'High School Musical' doesn't pass the grade

H ere's where I won't be
tonight at 8 in
front of my TV set,
anticipating the "world pre-
miere" of Disney Channel's
"High School Musical 2."
This is not a review of the
movie. Like most critics, I
was not privy to a preview
tape. But I have experienced
"High School Musical 1,"
much like Floridians experi-
ence Category 2 hurricanes
every summer.
Of course, there's no argu-
ing with success. The first
film's premiere in Jan. 2006
set the all-time ratings
record for TV-movies. Thus,
it's now a cash cow for The
Disney Co., who never saw a
tie-in they didn't bleed to
Many parents have
expressed gratitude for a
movie the entire family can
watch. But for these eyes at
least, "High School Musical"
is the offspring of 1960s
Disney hits like "The Ugly
Dachshund," where nobody
in the movie acts like a rec-
ognizable human being.
The film concerns basket-
ball star Troy ("Hairspray's"
Zac Efron) and bookish
Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens)
-- whom, despite themselves,
get thrown together for their
high school's annual musical
production. That's bad news
to popular siblings Ryan and
Sharpay (Lucas Grabeel and
Ashley Tisdale), who previ-
ously had the annual show's
starring roles all to them-
Astaire & Rogers musicals
had plots almost as wispy, so
let it pass. What can't be
ignored are (1) characteriza-
tions that turn on them-
selves, and (2) musical num-
bers that wouldn't pass muster
for bad "American Idol"
Yes, the movie is popular
and G-rated. But if you're
insulting your audience's
intelligence, don't pat your-
self on the back just for not
using swear words.
Disney ingenue Ashley
Tisdale is a triple non-threat:
She's not in any way talent-

1. 300 starring Gerard Butler
(Warner) Rated: R
2. Disturbia David Morse
(Paramount) PG-13
3. Premonition Sandra
Bullock (Columbia
Tristar/Sony) PG-13
4. Zodiac Jake Gyllenhaal
(Paramount) R
5. The Last Mimzy Chris
O'Neil (New Line) PG
6. Bridge to Terabithia Josh
Hutcherson (Walt Disney) PG
7. The Astronaut Farmer
Billy Bob Thornton (Warner)
8. Firehouse Dog Josh
Hutcherson (20th Century
Fox) PG
9. Shooter Mark Wahlberg
(Paramount) R
10. The Hills Have Eyes 2
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ed, funny, or cute. Yet she
acts as though her every
move deserves a round of
applause. And when Brother
and Sister do their big,
touchy-feely audition num-
ber, well, call it G-rated if
you want, but it made me
twitchily uncomfortable.
And Troy's big number is a

good example of this musi-
cal's non-music. "Get'eha
Head in the Game" high-
lights Troy's conflict between
his jock-y sports side and his
artistic musical side. Fair
enough, except this song is
not really a song at all, it's
mostly bouncing basketballs,
supported by a backbeat and
rapid-fire editing. ("Game" is
a big "hit" from the movie,
but have you ever heard any
kid actually "sing" it?)
The movie's producers
.really don't care about, the
adult audience (except when
the adults shell out money
for the tie-ins). Newsweek
reports that "HSM's" director
was told, "Don't make the
movie for parents," as if a
mature viewpoint might
scotch the whole deal.
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The group will perform at 5 p.m. See story on page B-1.


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Vedra Beach 280-2525.
* *
The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-3338.

Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach 246-
9874. DJs and female imperson-
ators weekly.

Brix Taphouse, 300 2nd
Street N., Jacksonville Beach *

Bukkets Oceanfront, 222 N.
Oceanfront., Jacksonville Beach
* 246-7701.

Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach 241-

Caribee. Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940.

.Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.

Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach.

Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *

Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st
Street North, Jacksonville Beach

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub

& Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
* *
Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-BIRD.

Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.

Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach 249-

Homestead Restaurant,
1712 Beach. Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach 249-9660.
* *
Landshark Cafe, 1013
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *

Latitudes Cafe, 2429 3rd
Street S., Jacksonville Beach *

Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach 249-

Max's Restaurant, 1312
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
* 247-6820.

Mojo Kitchen and Blues
Bar, 1500 Beach Boulevard,
Jacksonville Beach 247-6636.
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Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville
Beach 246-1070.

Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.

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Ocean 60 Restaurant and
Wine Bar, 60 Ocean Boulevard,
Atlantic Beach 247-0060.

Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 241-7877.

The Ritz, 139 3rd Ave., Jax
Beach, 246-2255.

Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
1st Street, Neptune Beach 249-

Spare Time Tavern and
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Jacksonville Beach 246-8099.
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Summer lazz Series at 7:30
p.m. Sunday at the
SeaWalk Pavilion on the
oceanfront. The Navy Band
Southeast and vocalist
Janita opens the show.
Performances begin at 5
p.m. Call 247-6100 ext. 3
for information.

Southern blues rock gui-
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University of North
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music professor Charlotte
NMabrev and friends will
host "An Evening of 20th
Century Music" at 8 p.m.
on Saturday, Aug. 25. in
the Fine Arts Center
Lazzara Performance Hall
on the UNF campus. There
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Rodney Atkins (Curb)
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friends will host "An Evening of
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Competitors should register in advance; day-of
registration will be subject to availability.
Information and registration forms for the
World Golf Hall of Famie Putting
Championship are available by calling 904-940-
4034 or at

Guided Bike Tours
Guana Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve hosts a trail biking
tour of the Guana from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 26. The
tour of the upland trail systems will be led by
GTM Reserve volunteer and Florida master nat-
uralist Craig O'Neal. Participants must bring
their own bikes trail and beach bikes only.
Helmet, close toed shoes and water are
required. Reservations are required. Call 904-
823-4500 to reserve a spot. Entrance fee is $3
per vehicle; annual GTM pass holders are
admitted free.

Kosherfest 2007
Chabad at the Beaches, the Center for Jewish
Life presents "Kosherfest 2007" starting at
12:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the American Legion
Post, 1151 4th St. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Beaches residents are invited to enjoy Jewish
recipes at Chabad at the Beaches' second annu-
al Yiddish Food Festival. The event is open to
the public, and there's no cost for admission.
However, there is a charge for food. The event
is not only a food festival but a celebration of
Jewish heritage. People attending will receive a
free booklet with information about upcoming
Jewish events in the area and recipes from the
event. The event offers a free raffle as well as
surprises and entertainment. A free raffle ticket
will be offered to all reserving in advance.
Information about this or any other Chabad at
the Beaches event is available by calling 543-
9301 or visiting

St. Augustine's 442nd
St. Augustine's 442nd birthday will be cele-
brated Aug. 28-Sept. 2. The fun begins with St.
Augustine Feast Day, the anniversary of when
Spanish Admiral Don Pedro Menendez first
sighted the site that is now St. Augustine.
Reenactors portraying Franciscan monks and
their Native American converts will be present
-throughout the city. day, the Native
American village of Seloy comes alive with
demonstrations of culture and lifestyles of
those who were native to the land. Thursday
features demonstrations by the St. Augustine
Textile Arts Guild at the Old St. Augustine
Village. On Friday, the Plaza de la Constitucion
presents a variety of 16th century entertainers,
including jugglers, fire-eaters, madrigal singers
and actors. The birthday celebration continues
Saturday with a reenactment of the landing by
the city's founder, Don Pedro Menendez de
Aviles, at the Mission of Nombre de Dios, the
exact landing point of the Spanish colonists in
1565. At 12 p.m., at the Special Events Field on
Castillo Drive, an authentic Culinary Timeline
Cooking Contest will be held. The Colonial
Spanish Quarter will offer free admission all

Dance Party & Charity Auction

The 2007 Beaches Party benefiting Beaches Women's Partnership will be held Saturday August
18 at Selva Marina Country Club in Atlantic Beach. The party will have a dinner buffet, live music
by Le Monde Quintet, dancing and silent and live auctions. The event starts ar 7 p.m. with din-
ner at 7:30 p.m. To make reservations see or call (904) 631-6062
for more information.

day. The celebration continues into the
evening at Plaza de la Constitucion for a free
concert and the season's final Changing of the
Guard ceremony, which takes place in front of
Government House in the Plaza at 7 p.m. For
information, call 904-825-1004.

Castaway Island Offerings
"Butterfly Garden Look and Learn" will be
held from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Aug. 30 at Castaway
Island Preserve, 2885 San Pablo Road S., fol-
lowed by "Outdoor Observations" from 2-3:30
p.m. The first program isn't considered to be
appropriate for very young children, but the
second is for all ages. Those who visit the but-
terfly garden will gain a better understanding of
its native plants and the butterflies and other
insects that visit them. Outdoor Observations
offers a chance to see what's happening in the
wild of Northeast Florida.

Grand Opening
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre holds its
grand opening with a one-day music festival,
Blackwater Sol Revue, Sept 2. JJ Grey and Mofro
headline the festival, which presents three-time
Grammy Award winners Los Lobos, Tony Joe
White, The Legendary JC's, Lee Boys, Willie
Green and Will Connor. Ticket prices are $40 in
advance and $45 day of show. Tickets can be
purchased through or by
visiting the St. Augustine Amphitheatre web-
site, The
Amphitheatre's free "Night Owl Cinema Series"
begins Aug. 31 with the classic movie
"Casablanca," which will be projected on a 32-
foot screen. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is
located at 1340-C A1A South, St. Augustine.

Fabulous Fiber
"Fabulous Fiber" will be on display Sept. 4
through Oct. 14 at First Street Gallery, 216-B
First Street, Neptune Beach. The group exhibi-
tion by fiber artists Barbara Wroten, Pat Livesay,
Cheryl Wencel, Nancy Devereux, Leni
Mittelacher, Betty Francis, Sara Barnhill, Diane
Hamburg, Melinda Bradshaw, Margot Miller,
Katie Schwartz, Lynette Holmes and Caroline
Daley features colorful quilts, purses, soft
sculptures, apparel, jewelry and fiber wall art.
All artists in the show are from the Jacksonville
and Fernandina Beach area and regularly have
their work on display at the Gallery. There will
be an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 7.
For information, call 241-6928 or visit

Lemon Bar Luau
A BEAM fundraiser, the Lemon Bar Luau, will
be held from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Lemon Bar
in the Sea Horse Oceanfront Inn. Information
about the benefit can be obtained at the
Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry office,
850 6th Ave. S., Suite 400, Jacksonville Beach,
or by calling BEAM at 241-7437. The non-profit
agency gives temporary assistance, food and
budget counseling to Beaches-area residents fac-
ing a financial crisis.

Dora the Destroyer
A collection of photographs and memorabilia
documenting the devastation Hurricane Dora,
which came ashore at St. Augustine Sept. 10,
1964, caused on the First Coast will be on
exhibit at the Beaches Museum History Center
through Sept. 10. The archives will be open
from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through


Shout! The Mod Musical
"Shout! The Mod Musical" takes the stage at
Wilson Center for the Arts, FCCJ South
Campus, Sept. 12-16. The show carries its view-
ers back to the music, the fashion and the free-
dom of the '60s. Tickets range in price from
$35 to $40. Charge by Phone at 904-632-3373
or order online at

Ohira at MOCA
Works by Japanese-born sculptor Minoru
Ohira will be on display at the Museum of
Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura
St., Sept. 14 to Jan. 6. Ohira transforms raw
materials into a dynamic assortment of meticu-
lously crafted forms. Many of his sculptures are
created by hand saws and hatchets. Organized
by MOCA director and chief curator George
Kinghorn, the exhibition will feature more
than a dozen large-scale sculptures. It begins
with a member's preview reception from 7-9
p.m. Sept. 14. Members are admitted free; for
non-members, the cost is $25 at the door. For
information, call 904-366-6911.

Silverpoint Painting at MOCA
Recent silverpoint paintings by Carol Prusa
will be on display at MOCA from Sept. 14 to
Jan. 6. Her paintings are inspired by an on-
going fascination with science, alchemy, orga-
nizational systems and botany. Her drawings
are created in silverpoint, a medium utilized by
Renaissance masters Leonardo da Vinci,
Botticelli and Albrecht Durer. A member's pre-
view reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Sept.
14. Members are admitted free; cost to non-
members is $25 at the door.

Sculptures by Duncan Johnson
A member's preview reception of sculptures
by Duncan Johnson will be held from 7-9 p.m.
Sept. 14 at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St. Johnson utilizes
recycled wood as the primary medium for his
works of art. His exhibition runs to Jan. 6. The
preview reception is free to members; for non-
members, it's $25 at the door. For information,
call 904-366-6911.

Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament
Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida hosts its
Inaugural Golf Classic to Benefit Law
Enforcement Sept. 14 at Ginn Hammock Resort
Ocean Course. The Ocean Course is a Jack
Nicklaus Signature design. Crime Stoppers of
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Blind tasting pinot noirs a lot of fun

inot noir is one of the
most challenging grapes
to grow in the world. No
doubt every winemaker wants
to try, but its thin skins and
temperamental nature make it
difficult in even the best of
That it's a highly enviable
grape to grow is a tribute to
Burgundy, which is indis-
putably the leader in making
wine from this capricious
grape variety.
At its best, pinot noir is a
sensuous grape with subtle
characteristics so unlike
cabernet sauvignon with
brawny tannins, high alcohol
and more obvious flavors.
Pinot noir's characteristics are
regularly copied, but rarely
with the success of great bur-
We recently decided to
blind taste some pinot noirs
from around the world just to
see if we could identify the
country of origin. Surprisingly,
it wasn't difficult to pick out
the wines from Oregon,
California, New Zealand,
France and even Chile. The
style and gout de terroir can
make a difference.
It's a lot of fun to do this
blind tasting with neighbors,
as we did, because it's an easy
way to become educated on
the influences of terroir.
Here are some pinot noirs
we have tasted recently:
Taz Pinot Noir Fiddlestick
Vineyard Santa Rita Hills
2005 ($36). Smokey, spicy
nose. Deep rich bold black
cherry smoky flavors with a
hint of dak and spice.
Stoller Pinot Noir 2005
($45). Dense, ripe berry fla-
vors with a touch of tobacco,
pepper and forest-floor. Very
big, luscious wine.
Vavasour Pinot Noir 2003

'The Wine Guys'

($24). Floral, violet aromas
with vibrant plum flavors and
a touch of cinnamon. Good
concentration and purit, of
fruit. From the Awatere Valle\.
Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
2005 ($17). Bright cherr\ fla-
vors with sweet vanilin cj k
and great texture.
Drylands Pinot Noir 2005
($18). From the southern
Awarere and Wairau Valley,
this pinot noir is simple with
bright strawberry and plum
fruit flavors.
Row Eleven Pinot Noir
2004 ($20). Cherry aromas
with a hint of earth and vanil-
la. Simple but charming.
Red Bicyclette Pinot Noir
2005 ($12). A great value in
the normally expensive pinot
noir category, Red Bicyclette
sports simple plum aromas
with a jammy, ripe strawberry
flavor. Medium body,,but deli-
Foley Santa Rita Hills
Rancho Santa Rose Pinot
Noir 2005 ($37), Santa Rita
Hills is disputably the best
California region for pinot
noir. Small in size, the appela-
tion has the perfect environ-
ment for this grape variety.
The Foley vineyard is up i,00) i
feet and combines seven

clones of pinot noir to make a
very big wine with big black
cherry and blueberry notes
with hints of mushrooms and
tea It's a wine with good grip
and a lastng impression.
TAZ Cuyama River Pinot
Noir 2005 ($28). Full bodied,
opulent and fruit forward.
Floral and raspberry aromas
followed by generous raspber-
ry and cherry flavors and
smooth mouthfeel. Delicious.
Bailevana Grand Firepeak
Cuvee Pinot Noir 2005 ($38)
This burgundian-like pinot
noir shows off lots of cherry
fruit and a rich texture.
J Vineyards Russian River
Valley Pinot Noir 2005 ($36).
Light color dehes the opulent
black cherry and raspberry fla-
vors. Generous cherry aromas
and a hint of spice on the
nose. Soft mouthfeel and lin-
gering finish. A beautiful wine
from a house known for its
sparkling wine.
Toasted Head Pinot Noir
Sonoma Coast 2005 ($18).
Nice spicy cherry nose.
Medium bodied with expres-
sive cherry flavors. Should go
well with salmon, chicken or
pork dishes. Easy to drink at a
painless prce.
Belle Glos Pinot Noir
Taylor Lane Vineyard 2004
($54). \Ve have enjoyed Belle
Glos wines in the past and
this one is no exception. A
generous nose and flavor of
ripe and dried cherries with
some earthy notes in the
mouth. A very expressive
pinot noir that is very pleas-
ing to drink.
Castello di Gabbiano
Chianti Classico Riserva
2004 ($23). Deep rich color
smooth rich cherry, berry fla-
vors. Very agreeable and easy
to drink with traditional
Italian foods.

Constant drip both annoying, wasteful

Dear lane,
Please help I can't deal
with the drip. drip drip of my
outside garden hose any
longer. \\What can I do to fix

Tonya F.

Dear Tonya,
Sounds like your garden
hose is a big annoying drip'
Did you know% that evenitn,it's
a small n.:bevwa-.-
ing an enormoUs amount of
water and, even worse, you
may also have a potentially
dangerous situation on your
hands. Here's how to fix it
In addition to wasting a pre-
cious resource, a steady drip
can cause water damage to the
foundation of your house -
potentially a very serious
problem. The last thing you
want are foundation problems
that can cost thousands of
dollars and seriously affect the
value of your house. Also, if
you live in a cold weather cli-

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'Be Jane'
mate, a dripping faucet can
cause the pipes in your house
to freeze and then burst;
another potentially expensive
So take a moment to fix
that pesky leak and make sure
it does not come back to
haunt you in the future.
In most cases, the leak can
be repaired by tightening the
packing nut that is directly

under the spigot. Using a
wrench, give the nut a quarter
turn. In most cases, this will
take care of the drip.
If this does not work, you
may need to shut off the
water and replace the spigot.
That is a much more compli-
cated repair but it is always
best to try the simple easy fix
first and go from there.
In many cases, this simple
tightening will stop the leak
and you are on your way. You
.have saved some water and
prevented damage to the
foundation of your home.
Quick and easy, just the way
we like all our home improve-
ment tasks!
And if you still need help,
be sure to visit for a video
showing you the steps
described above. Good luck!

Hugs n' hammers,

For detailed project informa-
tion and more.great projects
ideas, visit

You may be able to fix a
leaky outside faucet by
tightening the packing nut
under the spigot. Using a
wrench, give the nut a
quarter turn. In most
cases, this will take care
of the drip.


Adopt-a-pet day
The St. Johns County Pet Adoption Center
is having a special adoption day on Saturday,
Aug. 25, ifoni 9 a.m. to 3 p.hp., when cats
and dogs of all ages will be available for
The adoption fees of $45 for a male and
$55 for a female include spaying or neuter-
ing and all shots.
Adoptions also are available during nor-
mal operating hours: S a.m. to -:30 p.m.
Monday through l rida- and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The adoption center is located off Ui.S. 1
between County Road 210 and Palencia,. at


i i Names: Sandie (yellow)
Sand Bella (black)
Age: both dogs are 3
1-/' T. 1/2 years old
SGender: Sandie (male)
S Bella (female)
Size: Sandie is 110 Ibs,
,., Bella is 100 Ibs.
Coloring: Sandie is yel-
low and Bella is black
Residence: Jacksonville
Owner: Dawn and
Maurice Rudolph
Favorite food: tender
chicken strips
Favorite pastime:
greeting neighbors Tom
and Janet, playing
SFrisbee and chasing

Sandie and Bella love
going to the beach
and running through
the surf while chasing
Their "Flying Squirrel
Frisbee." They also
love checking out the
z otters in the pond
^. I behind our house!!

160 N. Stratton Road. Call 209-6190 for
additional information or directions

$7 rabies shots given
St. Johns County Animal Control in con-
lunction with the St. Johns County Health
Department is offering one-year rabies vacci-
nations for cats or dogs at a cost of $7 each.
The vaccinations will be given 8 a.m. to
noon Sept. 8 at the Health Department main
entrance, 1955 U.S. 1 S. in St. Augustine.
Pets must be at least 4 months old and
must be on a leash or in a carrier. The event
is being held in recognition of World Rabies

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10 ways to give your house a face lift


t seems there are more cos-
metic surgery options--._
becoming available to keep
us looking younger ever
longer. Our faces aren't the
only places that need an occa-
sional lift, nip or tuck. As our
homes age, so does their
appearance. If you find that
you tell people how to find
your house by the rusting fix-
tures at the front or the over-
grown hedges, then it's time
to take your home's appear-
ance into your own hands
and give it a face lift. Here's
Repaint. This is possibly the
cheapest and easiest fix there
is. Paint store experts are also
experts at selecting paint col-
ors and many even have
palettes pre-made. For the best
help, take a picture of your
home, take it into your paint
store and have the paint pro-
fessional advise you on what
colors should go where on
your house.
Shutter up. Easy shutters
can be made from one-by-
fours for a rustic look, and
inexpensive vinyl shutters can
be found at almost any home
center. Of course, a less-com-
mon shutter, such as a board-
and-batten style or Bahama
shutter that are 6ften seen in
coastal homes, will score
higher on the curb appeal
Replace windows. Old win-
dows can seriously detract
from the looks of a house.
Windows age with time and
so do the styles. Even replac-
ing screens can sometimes
make a big improvement.
New fixtures. Lighting fix-
tures go in and out with styles
and because outdoor fixtures

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This beautiful Houston home has many features that make for great curb appeal. A curving path, black shutters on the bottom windows and beautiful landscaping all
create an inviting and welcoming look. With some homeowner elbow grease, simple changes and updates to a home's exterior can be made easily and inexpen-

are exposed to the elements,
they often begin rusting and
looking bad quickly. Give
yours a quick repaint if it is
still stylish or replace it if it is
badly out of date.
Go garage. Because this
door is so large, it takes up a
lot of the view of your home.
Updating it with paint, trim
or replacing it altogether can
really change the look of your
home. has
a custom design kit for its
9700 garage door that can
make up to 54 different
design combinations.

Hardscaping. A new walk-
way can improve the looks at
your home. In particular, a
curved walkway versus a
straight one really changes the
look of your home from the
curb. It's also creates a more
welcoming look for the exteri-
or. Adding brick trim, a pat-
tern or some kind of feature
also brings up the appearance
a notch:
Landscaping. Few improve-
ments to a home have as
much impact as landscaping.
Take a photo of your home
from the street to the nursery

pp9 ,

and ask for advice on what
plants to purchase and where
to plant them. Most nursery
professionals will be happy to
help you make the right selec-
tions for your home and the
Front and center. The front
door to your home says a lot
about your home. If yours is
older or tired-looking a spruc-
ing up with some new paint
and even door hardware can
make a big difference in its
appearance. Try painting your
door a contrasting color to
really make it stand out.

Light up. Call more atten-
tion to your home by lighting
the exterior. Lighting kits can
be found very inexpensively
at home centers and they're a
cinch to wire. Or, hire a pro-
fessional. Either way, exterior
lighting makes every house
look great.
Get cozy. Whether you add
a split-rail fence to use as a
backdrop for a planting bed, a
small stone nook for a cafe
set, or a pair of pretty
planters, cozying up your
home creates a welcoming
affect that attracts admirers

and creates a warm reception
for visitors.
Kathryn Weber is a home and
decorating columnist who pub-
lishes the Real Home E-Zine. She
welcomes your comments and
questions. For more informa-
tion, go to www.kathryn- or email questions to, or
write to her at P.O. Box 531,
Cuero, Texas 77954. For a per-
sonal reply, please include your
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leave your clothes in the dryer
too long, they'll come out all
wrinkled. However, everyone
forgets once in a while. If you
do, put the clothes back in the
dryer with some damp -towels
and dry again on medium heat
for a few minutes. It'll solve
the problem. Jan K.
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NO-STICK WOK To prevent
food from sticking when using
a wok, preheat it over high
heat for 30 seconds before
adding the oil. Patty L.

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fice, commercial and land. Call Renee L.
Baron, Inc. (904)242-2821.

Deep lot with old cottage. Below appraisal!
FSBO/ licensed agent. (904)246-0000.
VACANT WOODED lot, intracoastal west,
100' x 125'. $95,000. Call 223-3323, seri-
ous inquiries only.
JAX BEACH, Cleared lot, 62.5x126, 3rd
Ave. North, $150,000. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Call (904)233-9543.

HURRY! ONLY $149,000. Kay Hewings,
Magnolia Properties, (904)553-5019.
PONTE VEDRA Home @ an Affordable
Price! 4BR/2BA. Available for sale, lease,
or lease, purchase.' Jacqueline. Byram,
Realtor, Ponte Vedra Beach Realty.
Cute 3/2 on magnificent ICW site. PV
schools, beaches & clubs. New offering!
Motivated seller, below appraisal at
$875,000. George 535-9915, broker/ own-
4BR/ 2BA, 2300SF, Secluded Woods,
Neep Ber $499,000. 246-9915.:

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1:58A. Must sell.
'$175,000. (904)339-3084.

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 or 100% financing. $749K
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
BY Owner, Jax Beach, close to ocean,
3BR/1BA, large inground pool. Fireplace,
tile floors, separate dining room, eat-in
kitchen, screened sunporch. $299,500.
247-0168, 982-0039.
NEAR MAYO- IC water access, 3BR/2BA,
$355,000, Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.

MUST SELL! PVB, UNDER $200K, SFH, PONTE VEDRA, ICW, cute 3/2, dock.
2BR/2BA, garage, wall unit, 1250sf, New offering, $925,000. George,
(904)994-0990. 535-9915, Broker/ Owner.

3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,. Beautifully re-
modeled, large corner lot, open floor plan,
1100sf., new roof, replumbed. $209,900.
Seller will pay all closing costs. First Trust
Realty Call June 994-3608.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, hard-
wood floors, pool, 1777sf., double lot. Ap-
praised at $442,900; Asking $365,000.
Will entertain all offers. MUST SELL!!
1218 6th Avenue North. Call (904)241-
4344 leave msg.
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO; 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
corner lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.
NEPTUNE, EAST of A1A, 3BR/2BA, ga-,
rage. 233 Pine.St.:$589;000:'24977946,

ATLANTIC BEACH Open House., Sun., 1-
4pm. Fantastic 4BR/3BA, 2906sf. First
you will love house. Second you will love
tennis, pool. jacuzzi, &more, just outside
your cul-de-sac. Third you will love privacy
with no one able to build behind you; &
fourth and best: Great Neighbors! And
you will definitely like the fifth reason: Re-
altor contract ran out: Reduced $50,000 to
$599,000. 1917 Sevilla Blvd., W. Call
891-8939 for gate code.
5BR/4.5BA., cul-de-sac, many upgrades.
$599,900, For info or appt.- www.312east- or call 280-0594.
Concrete block, 4/2, 1650sf, totally reno-
vated, all new from appliances to land-
scaping, ovea 30. ur .qr .r apraried valuE
$199,900 246-6337

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MLS# 369082 3BR/2BA w. den & deck MLS# 372338 Open floor plan. French
overlooking golf co.'rse np,:ied kitchen &
" xtirioifrenovait. .' 4, i 285 It Mchen & doors, brick fireplace & huge backyard.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH $223,000 241-2417
MLS# 376345 Minutes away from beach & PRICE IS RIGHT
area'srestaurants! Comerlot2BR/2BAhomew/ MLS 372903 4/2 hm built in1996.
large paity deck, updated interior, stoneFP, corinan
counters,ile floors, freshly painted, MBR located Great neighborhood off San Pablo. Open
upstairs w/private sunning balcony & 2-car flrpln, clean,-move-in ready! $264,900
garage. $315,000 285-1800 241-2417
MIS# 3675994BR/3.5BA + study + loft + 2nd SPACIOUSHOME
floor guest suite. Plantation shutters throughout MLS# 370813 3BR/2BA home with
can be purchased furnished truly quality! great rm & stone firepl. Mstr bath w/
$739,000 285-1800 garden tub, large loft. $195,000 241-2417
MIS# 372535 Luxury developer's 3BR/3BA GREAT BEACH LOCATION!
uniton Ist flrw/marsh views & a garage.Also MLS# 356790 Located in quiet
included are Ocean Grande amenities & a subdivision near beach this 3BR/2BA
Serenata Beach Club membership. We saved the home has vaulted ceilings, porcelain tile
best forlast! $725,000285-1800and is situated on a large corer lot.
SAWC RASS RPIECE $414,900 241-2417
MLS# 359576 Designed as an architect's PABLO OAKS
personal home! 4BR/4.5BA, 41+SF, FL room, MLS# 365274 4BR/2BA, move-in
soaring ceilings, red oak suspended staircase,
woodbuilt-ins, lakefrontpatio &pool&situat ready. New paint, new carpet. Huge cul-
on a freshwater lake! $1,400,000 285-1800 de-sac lot. Close to shopping & beaches.
PONE VEDRA CONDO- REDUCED! $269,900 241-2417
MIS#369449BestvalueinPonteVedraBeach STEPS TO THE SAND
renovated 2-story 3BR/2.5BA end unit. MLS#358172 Spaious duplex just one
Screened lanai & new kitchen & windows, east S#358172 Spacious duplex just one
of AIA with community amenities. $228,900 block to beach. Up/down style 4/2 home,
285-1800 2400 SF, Ig. lot, excellent rental history!
PIANO ON OAKS IN PONE VEDRA $575,000 241-2417
MLS# 371240 Brick 4BR/4BA, 3574 SF, lots lMNAI
of windows, 12'ceilings, hugeFR w/FP & built- OLDI MANDARIN
ins, open fir plan, over $21,500 of energy MLS#360493 Lovely newer subdivision
efficiency upgrades & gorgeous preserve lot. of custom homes. Close to St Johns
$820,000 285-1800 River, boating, great dining, shopping.
PS# 377532 U ed Perfect spot for your custom dream
MLS# 377532 Upgraded & immaculate
3BR/2BA home offers formal LR, dining home. $159,900 241-2417
area, FR w/ FP, kitchen w/ breakfast bar, LOOKING TO BUILD?
large screened lanai, overlooking water! MLS# 359159 Vacant lot just 3 blks to
COncrete block construction, 3 year oldA/
C & 2-car garage. $339,900 285-1800, l the beach in beautiful Neptune Bch. Near
GREAT CONDO IN PONTEVEDRA BEACH restaurants, shops, park. $365,000
MLS# 360872 Fabulous totally renovated Ist 241-2417
floor 2BR/2BA unit w/ lake views & great GREAT AITANTIC BEACH HOME!
privacy, scrnd lanai, FP & great Belleza
community amenities. This unit. canbe rented MLS# 383660 Remodeled in 2001,
& shows beautifully. $219,000 285-1800 3BR/2.5BA + office, custom kit w/
MIRA VISA AT HIARBORTOWN granite cntrs, SS appls, and arooftop deck
MILS# 383943 Luxury & spacious 3BR/ w/incredible ocean views. One-half block
3.5BA + den, open floor plan w/ huge to the ocean. $1,195,000 241-2417
upgraded kitchen; granite & SS appliances,
scrd balcony, 2nd fir flat unit overlooks PONTE VEDRA!
Intracoastal for fabulous views! Boat slip is MLS# 346351 Attractively redone
also available. $649,500 285-1800 2BR/2BA home with great curb appeal.
POINT MEADOWS Newer kitchen, new A/C, fresh paint and
MIS# 353184 Light, bright condo in private
heated community overlooking Preserve w/lots carpet, roomy master bath, walk-in

of windows in LR & DR. Kitchen & baths are closets and a front porch. $259,900
tiled. Master has garden tub. Blinds throughout. 241-2417
Large pool & beautiful clubhouse w/ fitness RENOVA D
center. $149,900 285-1800 RENOVATD IN 20031
PEACEFUL & PRIVATE MLS# 378186 3/2 home with 42"
MLS# 365089 2BR/2BA condo w/ water/golf cabinets, 18" tile, marble vanities, garden
views. End unit. Upgraded kitchen & baths. Huge tub. $229,900 241-2417
den. Close to club & ocean. Bring Offers!
$339,000 285-1800
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St. next to AB Elementary, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, new AC, metal roof, etc. Short
walk to beach and Town Center. Asking
S249,000, 247-8539 or 303-5729.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' comer lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. ASKING $369,000.
Will CO- OP. (904)662-6522.
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. view on
$439,900, 1106 Hagler Dr. W. 241-6514,
655-7831. Motivated Seller!

806-A 3rd St.. Neptune Beach
1540 SF 3/2 home w/bonus
room in Hidden Cove.
Pablo Creek Reserve. $429,900
Great investment opportunity in
Vilano Beach. 3 adjacent lots
available for $2,900,000
9 lots ready for custom
homes on 15th Street S.
Starting at $275,900
4BR/2BA all brick home in
quiet beach neighborhood.
Call Jason Jarrett @
904-591-5917 mobile
904-247-7000 office

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We encourage you to drive by these excellent locations
1300 Jacksonville Dr, 3916 Grande Blvd,
3839 & 3831 Tropical Terrace in Jax Beach.
After you see these beautiful homes from the
outside, give me a call so I can show you
the many ways buying an energy efficient
"Green" home can save you money. han lea
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 P PERTIES

Located just steps from sandy beaches, this 3br/
3.5ba residence offers upscale living in the heart
of Jax Bch. $650k also
1 available for lease $2500.
Call Audrey Roberts 904.962.1729
or Cindy Cox 904.881.8036
for more information

Marvin & Floyd Realty Inc.,
Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
1/1 Vista Del Mar, oceanfront condo 2nd floor unit. Fantastic ocean view from enclosed
balcony. Pool, clubhouse and laundry facilities on site. $290,900
Residential/commercial-1626sq' in 3 buildings-business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean.
2/2 Seahawk Condo. Pool, tennis courts. Great location. $207,500
1647 Sunnyside Ave., Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 4 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $320,000

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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 ga-
rage, excellent condition. Price Reduced
to $259,500! (904)571-3877.

Cozy 2/2 condo, kitchen fully
equipped, W/D included. $139,000
Over 1600 SF 4th flr condo, 3/2, great
storage, spacious interior, laundry
room, screened lanai, elevator.
Gated community 4 BR, 3-1/2 BA,
study bonus room, hardwood floors,
42" cabinets, stainless appliances and
surround sound. $497,000
Charming 2 story Atlantic Beach
Bungalow, 3/2, fenced backyard, 4
houses from the ocean. $750,000
Single story 4 bdrm home with formal
rooms, kitchen/family rm
combination, wood floors, fireplace, 2
car garage, screened pool. $697,000

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NOCATEE, 4BR/3BA pool. $369,900, OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D. split
2472sf. Must see! (904)262-2884 4/2/2, 1856sf, great room w/fireplace, large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1998,
$239,500. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
REDUCED & MOVE IN READY! Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
Adorable Jax Beach, 3/1, newly renovat-
ed. Must see! $237,000, 241-6102.

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PONTEVEDRA 2439 S. Ponte Vedra Bl'
Large corner lot, open floor plan 3/3 OCEANFRONT lot located am
home, office, large closets, a cooks
dream kitchen, laundry room, some of the most beautiful new
oversized lanai, fenced backyard. Ponte Vedra Luxury homr
$329,000 $1,350,000.
East of A1A 1 story 3 br, 2 ba house 16 N Wilderness Trail, Ponte Vec
with large fenced yard. $275,000 just under 6 acres, zoned for hours
CRUSSELLE COVE Call today. $1,450,000
Beautiful family home, 1st floor master
suite, 3 bdrms on the 2nd floor. Formal Dir: 904-280-2820
rooms, separate family room, gourmet Eve: 904-241-2160
kitchen. $519,000 E-Mail: judybythebe
VACANT LAND E-Mail: judybythebeach@aolco
604 Boating Club Rd. is a 5 min walk VIEW THE VIRTUAL TOURS AT
to beach. Intracoastal view and a boat
ramp available. Lot is 70 X 100.
$229,900 ,AR.

Across from ocean, 3900 block Coastal
Hwy. S, 3-1/2 lots West side of A1A.

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Harbour Island Estate' De igner Llpgrades 4 Blocks to Ocean
(irand i',er, 4 ireplaces.lakefront 2BR B. Brand lne. 200' S ap- Nicel updated T'hm .o d & tile
nmalestc ,as & 50ft oat slp, screened plncs, gr"- ne, ll11. en:s. Fist ilrs. R.ead\ to mle mtnt. BR.'I. .BA,
pool.4 car garage anmenitie,!MLS361750 S430000.UOral alue '.r the
M LS 346635 $3,35,000 BeLS 37U00(2 $249,900
Custom Built Beautiful home
2ntl0 :lh. 2 trplcs. dlUrs, opn tlr pin. Renovated like ncw. 1loor lichrn. Condo Best Buv
pr,,l landscp. Msirbdrm w,'scr balcy baths. lanai, rot:l'plumlnm 2 ondo P\ B attached gar'split
NLL 369707 $955.000 A pLr fI IlI' BR'is.neer Larpet& paiit. ground
Neptune Beach MLS 387548 $39,500 flr,wouded quet & tercnc.
Slunnilne marsh views 5Br.3.5Ba,3400 ML 387377 S209(900
qtLanmiaing csLm hm \ ilnes from The Good Life Atlantic Beach!
c eor', roio! MLS 378100 $899,900 -4BR bh hmn on a prr kIt1' lut I 4BR 'BA Imrin ulate hlne. all
Beautiful on the Ocean blks from the ocean w th room 1t park applnrc e%. litig l, l. 'r gi.lge.
3BR.'BA All designer upgrades, t boat! n alant
c'i]qusit lile -,..rk, irdd llrs. finest MILS 364178 ,297,900 MLS 371215 2010,900
anltlniCes. NLS381134 $759,500 So Charmi
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4BR'4BA updated home has it all' Coz, frpl. private bkhr, & JLkI up IIrplc. isper k.i k .gr.naltte brklsi bar.
Huge master w/oversized whrpl tub. & do'.n toi ach sunts! plus yd overlooks nice pond
MLS 369714 $679,900 MLS 304824 259000 MLS 370645 $177,500

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Ethereal, creative 4/3 home, marvelous, stately upgrades, Nearly 2500
sq.ft, wd. firs thru-out, chef-le\el granite kit casual open ambiance,
exudes quality. A gem! $797,000. MLLS 34-olro
It's actionn evenrdav! Rustic 3/2.5 "First St.' gem. tojtall\ restored. Brick
> wd firs. thru-out, newer windows, roof, hardihoard \t, iintrior de-
tails fenced' Oversized corner lot. sunny ocean' itewv oft upper MNBR
balc. Cute sep. 1/1 Guest House' $79",000. NIMLSt a S1-Y
Cute 2/2.5 nrwhome, steps to ocean! Vault ceils sundeck. tp fenced
yard Ideal 2 home w/ no mo. fees' It's all \our wnrn in& out! Stor-
age for bikes/bchtovs! 2-car carpoon. 5349,501 MLbst 3I83557
Delightful 3/3, beachie & fun! \Vd. irs dwn. pri\ aje fenLcd \jrd o\er-
looks water easement. Versatile Bonus.Office pertcci foir teens or of-
fice' Seller ready to go! $395,000 MNLS# 31-ol9
Superb value! 4/3.5 "3 \rs. new!" Lrg GR/DR.Kit pri,\ate M Suite, full
guest wing dwn. Freshly painted int. and new-. Guest Suite cpt.' Excel-
lent $$ adjustment for buyer's quick close $49'7 1 iii ) lln# 29649
Crisp, spacious 2/2 Summer Hse cottace.condo on pe.cerul llake, near
pool amenities & clubhouse. Sharp granrte,,s s. upgrades. fp. cul-de-sac
setting, private bch access. $309,000 MLS# 1S5"'13S
Impeccably designed 4/4 5 Tuscan beaulv. better than new, custom el-
egance yet functional Magnificent upgrades. Irg. gourmer kit, spacious
openness, priv. guest Casita. Located on pristine preserve,!water ser-
ntng, hly summer kit. & cabana $947,000N MLS 38S513
Lo\vingly maintained 3/2, 2020 sq.ft of open casual comfort Gener-
ous LR/DR plus inviting FR/Kit accommodates all the gang! Gorgeous
corner parcel in preferred community. 26b,L0itO MLS-f 159913
Gorgeous 4/2, Handsome wd firs thru-out deep nold. granite kit. M\/
prep isle Located on quiet cul-de-sac st super conim amenities, near
all convenience. Close before school' $474,50:i0 MLS#f 363109

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'Complete Remodel on 1/2 Acre lot"
- Blks to Ocean-4Bdrm/2.5BA 2500SF, All one level
- Hardiboanrd exterior, metal roof, Travertine Firs
hlrouglout gas 6 burner stove & more Lush
Landscaping room to expand. Across from Park. Don't
miss this Beaulv $949,900
Selva Marina Country Club 3 Blocks to Ocean
Awesome Lot House has great bones 3Bdnn/2.5 Ba
- 1759SF all one level. Price at $849,000
2 Yr Old House 3 Stor w/elevator on C:ul-De-Sac.
6Bcdrin/3Ba plus office. High Ceilings. Wrap Around
Porches, Low Maintenance on 85x142 Lot. Priced well
below apprasial. A Must See!
Incredible Price for Old Atlantie Beach
Below Replacement Value
5Bdrmi/3Batili 3300sq/ft. new remodeled. 2 1/2 blks to
the beach. Absolutely eautiful 2Story-Cedar Shake on
55x130 Private Lot 'w/ wooded deck. Open Fir Plan-
Braziliani Chlerrv Floors tliriioni, State-of-the-art
kticlhen.This is a Motivated Seller REDUCED TO
Seaside Gated Comm. Luxury HOME!
Magnificent custom lionie w/ state-of-the-art kit. You
could not rebuild this home with this quality in finish
levels at this price today. IT's AWESOME! 4/ 3.5 ba,
2-slory. all bdlnrs up, 3486 sq ft. Mediterranean style
w/ barrel rile rf. Private Bcach access. $1.269,000
Roof Top ocean views 1/2 block to ocean
New Construction! Town -lonic 4/4.5. 3 story w/
elevator. 2-car ,ar.. Conslruclion alinost compInlete.
iglil-Eid FinishF Levels Offered at $1.199.000
AT TI ItS PRICE $579,000
1/2 11k to 19th Beli Access. Completely
IRE IMODLED) Townlioine. New state of i le anl;
kitchen w/granite, ss apple, 42" cabinets. ALL
tUPDATEI) hallis, lighting, appliances, deck,

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landscaping and more.... 3 hdrns plus loli/office, 2.5
ba, 1900 sq ft plus 2 car garage. Don't miss this
Reduced- $549,000 Old Atlantic Beach
1 Story Concrete block on oversized lot (66x125). 3/2
- 1774 SF. Plenty of room to expand or build new. Priced
at $549,000 Current setbacks allow for 4000 plus SF
Absolute Charm! Perfect Condition!
Almost New Customn I ome in Old All. Bell less than 3
blocks to the Beach. Open Fir Plan- 2 Storv 2500 SF -
4br/2.5ba plus bonus rIt. Ilrdwd Firs. 10' ceilings,
screened in porch off kitchen plus 2 'car gar. Priced to
Sell -$849,000.
Selva Marina -Completely Remodeled
3/2ba sits on a huge lot. Pleanlt of rn for pool or
expansion. This house has been completely remodeled
down io the studs. Pella wiindows. wsd 'Irs. granite
counters, ss appl. anud m or. Priced to sell! $4i4.'00
New 2 bdrm condos in All Bch starting at S280,000's- No
payments until 2008
New 2 Bdriu Condo in Atlantic Beach Starling at
$280,000 s. No Pa ient till 2008.TT,6 Cond os -3fhlks
from Ocean. Gournmet Kitchen, SS Appls. Graniie. 18"
Tile Thruout -Reaiful Courilard. 20% Downs. No
Pavmients unlil 2008
3 bdrm, 2.5 bath lown Ilome in Atlantic Beach
1/2 block to the Ocean.
2 story town hore, 1-ciar garage. 1788 sq. ft. all bdlrmis
upstairs, open fl plan. new ss appliances. nvxw electric.
new ac. new roof. new garage door. private fenced
backyard lushlly landscaped. $524.900
Selva Marina Ilome-3 years New-Mint Condition-Low
Maintenance. This absoltuly t orlreouis hlomlc sils oni a cul-
de-sac. This was cistlom built with all iniagiiniabli
upgrades... All bdrisn on 2nd level of this 2-storv cedar
shake Ioic. Living s lace is 3901 sq ft plus 2000 plus
scI ft of outdoor living uiitler a 2-story screened helialed
30x50 pool and sla w/brick paver deckingl. summer
kitchen, lanai and more. 4 bdrmns plis
kitchenandl cuslon built il desks and (ablirelis. 5 full
batlls(all w/grainite and cusloi cabinetss, siare-of-lle-
art kitcl'en '/ve'rV open plan io great ini. formal dr.

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living room, fitness rm and custom play house in
backs ard w/cable, electric and phone.
Furnishings Negotiable!
Seller open to renting back. $1,550,000

Beach Place Featuring Roof Top
Terrace with Swim Spa
FIr Plans 1665 to 1700SF All impeccably designed 3br/
2ha w/Large Balc, Gar. Parking & Roof Top Terr. w/Swim
Spa, Summer. Kit. & ocean views. 8 Hotmes Ranging from
$599,000-$629,900 Corner 13th Ave. S & 2nd St. S.
Reduced $20k FOR QUICK SALE- Almost New Townhome-
S. Jax Bch- Walking distance to Beach.
2 siry- 3hr, 2.5ba. 1900sqft. town home tile and lirdwd
firs. grand. :onuiters in kit. & baths. SS appl, w/ priv. fence.
Priced to Sell $369,000
Mint Condition- Lake Views-
Creat Nieghborhood
3/2 w/scrned patio over-looking bckvd to lake vw.
Conl tel- relphluined. all new carpet & kit fringe. All apple.
Ilcl.Open fir plan. planliation shutters llnhraot. 2 car side
early gar.. S339.000

Like New- 10 Min to Beach $249,900
313Bdii/21a Mint Condition- 1435 SF with Fireplace- Split
Floor Plan Bitilt in 2001 in Betilwater. Private Back Yard -
Large enough for Pool.

Sawgrass Players Club
Priced to SELL Turtleback Crossing
I:pdated 2-story townhome-Master on 1st fir. 1351 sq. ft.
Ope ii r Plan. Screenedt lanai-
2 druns/2.5 la. 1-Car ('C, .. Maintenance Free. Pool in
Community. Priced to Si II "''".000
Sawgrass Players Club Oakbridge
1-sion. ; _i. IFauilv iin iitmmacllate conditions large
ronrlei Ih" I I SF-OApet Fr Plan. 3Btdnns/2 Ba. 2-Car
(;rage. PIriced Below Market Value! $369.000.

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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
3/2, 2-car garage, 1616 sq ft w/
large wood deck, hot tub and fenced
backyard! $363,9001!
-3/2, 1901 sq ftw/ Great room &
Huge backyard! UPDATED! $349,9001
3/2 2400 sq ft on private wooded lot on
quiet street! $399,000
3/2.5 2250 sq ft, oversized lotw/ private
backyard and lots of decking. Walking
distance to the beach! $569,900!
50x125 Vacant lot offSolano Rd w/Golf
Course View! $324,000.
3/2 2-car garage 1367 on cul-de-sac
street, screened porch and yard
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/brand pew
appliances! 1624 sq ft! $254,500.
4BR/2BA, 2495 sq. ft., Ig. preserve lot
on cul-de-sac, like new condition, wood
floors, REDUCED! $458,900.
2/2 approx 1400 sq ft condo. Boat slip
to accommodate a 45+' boat! $320,000
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq
ft home w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995!
4BR/4.5BA. 4200 sq ft! BRAND NEW
CONSTRUCTION! $2,075,000.
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun
deck, balcony and more! $824,900.
2/2 1212 sq ft on 12th floor in Jax'
Beach! Includes garage, pool and
clubhouse! $530,000


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house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$209,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
S. Ponte Vedra, 100' lot, small cottage.
Sacrifice $910,000. George, broker/ owner
screened front & rear porch, $249,000. In-
dependent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
247-4333, 710-3111.
OPEN HOUSE- Tuesday, 8/21, 7:30am-
noon, 1804 10th Street North, JB. Charm-
ing and Immaculate 4/2 near Fletcher and
San Pablo. Come take a look after you
drop your kids off. $299K. (904)234-4047.
1 MOTIVATED SELLER! Neptune Beach,
within three blocks of ocean. Over 2000sf.
reduced to $399,000. Call Jackson Lane-
hart c/o Keller Williams Realty, 910-6652.

PVB, OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. $129,900. 226-3968.
OPEN HOUSE, Sat & Sun, lr3pR, Ponte
Vedra, Ocean Grove Community w/'loft.
Beautiful designer colors, new carpet;'wa-
ter view w/ trees, great community ameni-
ties. Close to clubhouse & pool, private
beach access. 5 Arbor Club Dr., Bldg 5,
#216. $182,000. Judy 220-0088.
FSBO 3BR/2BA, Summerhouse town-
home in PVB, east of A1A, near club
house, awesome amenities, last 3 bed-
room available, $359k, Call 509-3947.
2BR/2BA condo, 12 blks from beach, with
upgrades. 1yr. lease signed ($1120/mo.).
Selling price $219,900 with $10K .cash
back at closing. Call Ted (904)537-7896.
cathedral ceilings, large walk-in closet,
water to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness &
clubhouse. $167,500. (904)608-0962,
PVB 2/2, lease option, $10k down,
$1500/mo., will credit $1k toward down
payment per month. 710-8418.
PVB 2/2, will pay 3% down payment, and
$3k closing costs, $222k. Need to sell
quickly. 710-8418.
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.
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.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K: (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $114,900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $175,000. Call (904)246-6758.
SOUTH JAX BCH/ Beautiful Valencia
Condo. Brand nerve gated community, mi-
nutes to ocean and shopping. Almost
*1500sf., 2/2 +den. 2nd floor unit w/eleva-
tor. Lots of upgrades. Fitness center, heat-
ed pool. 2 car garage. Priced below mar-
ket. LUXURY LIVING for $347,500.Call
June Pettit, First Trust Realty 994-3608
2/1 top floor, comer unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
349,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.

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MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
PONTE VEDRA, resort atmosphere,
gated, 2-story, 1BR/1BA, end unit, wash-
er/dryer included. $925/mo. 998-9148.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BW1BA. $600/mo. and $650/mo


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Nice 3br/2ba, 1 car
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Pines Park. New carpet and
master bath. Stone fireplace and
spacious backyard. Needs to sell
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TPC Oakbridge
3BR/2BA 2 car garage,
great view, cul-de-sac
$349,000 O.B.O.
Dolphin Cove 3BR/2BA
Renovated brick home
$259,000 O.B.O.
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Ponte Vedra Beach -. ,

Condo for Sale and Rent.
1 .ar garage, remodeled baths, screened
Iri.aia overloks preserve $205,000 to ..
purchase or $1100 to rent (12 mo min.).
Located in Seahawk. MLS 341875 & 381137.
See more on i

Judy K. Hicks Coastal Real Estate
904-463-2877 mobile 50 A1A North, Suite 108
904-223-7798 fax Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

This adorable 1/1 makes a perfect bch hide-away.
Located in Ponte Vedra & just steps to shopping
and dining. Upscale amenities
await you! $179k.

Call Audrey Roberts 904.962.1729
or Cindy Cox 904.881.8036
for more information

REDUCED $50,000!!

Bring All Offers
Fantastic oceanfront condo w/$2500 mo. income. Fully furnished
& well maintained 2/2 w/storm shutters + views from LR + MB
balcony! Buy now for income, own it for your future! Motivated
Sellers bring all offers. Priced to sell $499,900.

Call Michelle Kogan (904) 382-5006 .
Doris Farber (904) 651-8218

furnished, full cable, utilities included (ex-
cept gas), A/C, secure, quiet & private. No
pets. S. Jax Bch. $850/mo. +$500/dep.

1BR w/great ocean views, tile floors
throughout, Washer & dryer, walk-in clos-
et, balcony, assigned parking. $925/mo.
160 Seventh Avenue North. 993-2555


PONTE VEDRA Bch, 2BR 2BA, 2 car
gar., newly remodeled, very clean, con-
venient to beaches, comm. pool, private
backyard. 536-4479 or 608-4095.
CLOSE TO Base, like new. very quiet,
1BR/1BA, laundry on premises, water,
electric, and satellite TV included. Small
pets ok. $700/mo. 247-4221.

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
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.
1BR APARTMENT, Palrr Valley, WDHU.
$875/mo. +S650/dep., includes utilities.
No pets. 333-0734.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar., $1750/mo. Call Rich

ATL BCH, off Wonderwood, 2BR/ 2BA JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
AtIL B 0, O o Wonderwoo2, 280W 2BA 3- negotiable, $1295/mo., avail. 9/1.
townhouse. $810/mo. plus dep. 294-8054. pet negotiable, $295mo., avail. 9/1.

2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing, near
ocean and Hanna Park, $750/mo, $700
deposit, 280-2728 Iv message.
Apartments @ Ponte Vedra Beach. Call
for more details!. (904)285-1431.
JAX BCH- 116 13th Ave N., downstairs,
1/2 blk to bch, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D.
$995/mo, +dep. Avail Sept., '07.
house; 5 blocks from ocean, $785/mo.
Call Elizabeth, 415-5454.

CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
1654 MAIN Street, Atlantic Bch. 2/1,
WDHU, A/C, ceiling fans, fireplace. No
pets. $675/mo + dep. 246-4098.
1 BR w/dining room, large deck, wood
floors, laundry room, good closets. Wave
Crest, 122 Fourth Avenue North $900/mo.
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of A1A,
2BR 1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy w/
hardwood floors, new HVAC, $1000/mo.
plus until lyr lease, dep. & credit check.
Call Rick 891-2345.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 320 3rd St., du-
plex, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, WDHU, pets nego-
tiable. Large backyard, 3 biks from ocean
and town center, $1200/mo. +$1200/de-
posit. (904)477-1041.
ATLANTIC BEACH 2BR/2BA condo avail.
immediately. All new kitchen, wood.floors,
carpet, paint, etc. Screened porch, Wash-
er/ Dryer. $1200/mo. incl. water, garbage,
cable and assoc, fees. Pool, tennis and
fitness. MUST SEE! Call 249-7548
2BR/1.5BA, great beach views, balcony,
ceramic tile floors, laundry room, assigned
parking. $1100/mo. 801 First Street South.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
fence, screened in porch, CH&A uiilit,.
room, credit check, IT'Ot.m0o
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available August.
$850/mo +deposit. 201 No. 9th St., For
appointment, 993-2661:
HEPTuIJE' BElCH 2'BR 5B howrn
house, CH&,4, i.' LI :. .I l 'i h -Ii j r.. l E
blocks to ocean, $995/mo. 246-3739.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhouse w/garage,
116 Seminole Rd. Just-blocks to ocean &
Town Cehter. 3/2.5, W/D, $1500/mo.,

GORGEOUS 2BR/1BA Apt located
2 blocks from the beach at218 19th Ave
North in Jax Beach. CH&A, beautiful hard-
wood floors, stacked washer/ dryer, ceiling
fans, large, closets & more! $1095/mo,,
$1095 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751 or 246-8911.
New home built in 2007. 2500sf, 4BR/
3BA in Atl. Bch at 620 Orchid St. Gor-
geous master suite, custom kitchen, frplc.,
2 car gar., beaches schools. Owner will do
a lease/ purchase option or finance now.
$2200/mo. plus sec. dep. 249-6150.



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SUnfurnished Homes L'Atrium PV2BR/2BA. Home w/ wood deck, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo.
5 The Plantation PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful 2 garage, hot tub, comm. pool & tennis. $1375/ The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east of
Story home, hardwood and tile floors, den/office, mo. A1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. $1000/
, balcony. $3000/mo. Cranes Lake PV 2BR/2.5BA, two story mo.
SSalt Creek Island- PV 4BR/3.5BA, spectacular lakefront condo, screened lanai, fireplace, comm. i nin
home, water to golf course views, tropical pool. $1100/mo. Villas at Marsh Landing B 2BR/2BA Ground
Backyard w/pool & spa. $3000/mo. Intracoastal West floor, screened porch, garage, amenities. $1100/mo. ,
SCosta Verano JB 3BR/2.5BA, brand new Bishops Court Hodges 1BR/1BA. Ground Palms at Marsh Landing -JB
Luxury townhouse, w/ ocean views, attached 2 floor/end unit, water to golf course views, Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
car garage, amenities. $3000/mo. amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA, Ground floor. $1100/mo.
SPonte Vedra By S P 4 /3A, h h Avante Kernan 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor condo w/ 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top unit. $1100/mo.
living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, upgrades, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
Screened porch. $2750/mo. Sail Cove Town Center Gate Pkwy 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
s eedScreened porch, amenities. Valencia JB 2BR/2BA, brand new w/1Oft. ceilings,
Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home BR/1BA. Ground floor. $950/mo. 2R/2BA balcony, ilefloors, aeniies. $1475/mo.
Sin walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 1st floor w/ private garage. $1150/mo.
car garage. $2200/mo. Wolf Creek Hodges Furnished Rentals
S Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, newer Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, Sawgrass PV 4BR/4.5BA, 2 story home, screened
1 3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, amenities, screened porch. in pool, golf course views, game room. $3500/mo.
F- ocean vtews. $2000/mo. 2BR12.5BA. $1100/mo.
S ocean views. $2000/mo. d2BR/2.5BA. $11/mo. Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury I
Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood 2BR/2.5BA. End unit. $1150/m. condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
Sdeck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral Brightwater Gate Pkwy $3200/mo.
Ceilings. $1500/mo. 2BR/2.5BA. Remodeled townhouse, garage,
o Oakbridge PV 3BR/2BA, home interior/ screened porch, amenities. $1200/mo. The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo,
exterior recently remodeled, comm. pool, Unfurnished Condos fireplace, garage, east ofA1A. $1500/mo.
Fireplace, garage. $1500/mo. Orand Cay Villas PV
Neptune Marsh NB 3BR/2BA. Home has' 2BR/2BA, third floor w/cathedral ceilings, RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
reened lanai, w d d new carpet & paint, screened porch, amenities. $925/mo. i pa Property Management
fsenced yard, wogarage $1400/monew a Ocean Links 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/fireplace, (800)299-5616 (904)2855640.
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NEPTUNE, BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
4/4 townhouse, 2800sf. +garage, South
PV area, private beach access. Best rent-
al value $1799/mo. (904)343-0089.
house in Summer Sands. Walk to beach,
shops, restaurants. Hardwood floors, tile,
new carpet, fireplace, WDHU and a
2-car garage. Available 9/1/07 $1200/mo
+$1000/deposit. Pets welcome.
ATL BCH, 741 Vecuna Rd. 3BR 1.5BA,
fenced yard, $1000/mo. 710-7665.
BEACH 3 blocks. 8th Ave S. 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced back yard, $950/mo + de-
posit, references, Available now. -
JAX BEACH,. very nice 2BR house at
1640 7th St. No., 1 year lease. No pets.
Credit check; available now. $975/mo.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1100/mo. 818 11th Ave. S.
Dimension One Mgt., 635-2488,
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/1.5, carport. Large
lot; 7 blocks to beach, $1200/mo. +secuti-
ry, +references. (904)249-4324.
JAX BCH 3/BR/2BA, 1 car garage, near
park $1000/mo, 241-4403.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 inground pool;
walk to beaches/ Town Center, $1650/mo.
S. JAX Bch, 3BR/1.5BA, tile, spacious LR,
Ig fenced yard, walk to all, $1100/mo. Pets
negotiable w/deposit. 27 Millie Drive. Call
904-797-2421 or
RIPTIDE, JAX Beach, 3BR/2BA. Quiet,
friendly cul-de-sac, large bedrooms, tile
floors, new carpets in bedrooms, fenced
backyard, open floor plan with great stor-
age. $1350/mo. (904)260-8329
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 $1650/mo. +dep.;
$100 off 1st three months. (904)859-1818.
PLAYERS CLUB Sawgrass, very nice
brick home, 4BR/2BA, 2car garage.
$1795/mo. Call (904)631-8963.
PONTE VEDRA Pool Home, spacious
3/2.5 on large lot, east of A1A, walk to
beach, $2500/mo. +deposit, lawn and pool
care included. (904)607-6143.
NEPTUNE BCH 3/2, all brick, living rm,
dining rm, fam rm, florida rm, $1450/mo,
Call 655-2989.
MARSH LANDING CC, executive home
in private golf community. 3BR/3BA, neu-
tral and tasteful upgrades, fireplace,
wooded back yard, $2295/mo. Will sell al-
so. 537-4083.
1129 Sebago Ave. So., 3BR/2BA; all new
kitchen & baths, tile, Burber, fenced. Year
lease, $1250/mo.
1232 Galapagos Ave., 3BR/2BA, walking
closet, family room, fireplace, carport,
fenced. Year lease, $1350/mo.
631-3583 or 612-8868

NEPTUNE BEACH APT. 1 year lease, no
pets. W/D. S1000/mo., S1000/dep., 918
First Street. between Bay and Pine. Call
246-8970 or 591-1218.
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!
S2200/mo. Call 242-9195.
HODGES/ JTB (Riverbrook). 3BR/2BA/
2GR. 2000sf. Open floor, fireplace.
S1450mo. 443-6118.
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, S785/mo.,
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
$790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728.1v msg.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1 1/2 blocks ocean,
large studio apartment. $670/mo. includes
water/ sewer. $480/dep. No dogs.

JAX BCH 2BR/2BA, condo all appliances,
near the beach, 2yrs old, 1car garage.
$1050/mo no pets, ($1200/mo. with pets)
Call 955-8213 for info.
GRAND RESERVE condo w/ garage.
2BR/2BA, hardwood floors, granite coun-
ter tops, frplc, plantation blinds, full'ameni-
ties, pool, gym, tennis. $1050/mo. Located
between JTB & Hodges. Avail now.
JAX BEACH, beach view, 3BR/2BA,
$1500/mo., 705-7738.
ARLINGTON, LARGE 2BR/2BA, first floor,
all new appliances and cabinets; pool ex-
ercise room, meeting room; $950/mo.
Possible rent to own. Steve, 553-9890.
JAX BEACH ocean front, 1 BR, furnished.
Call Cindy (904)233-4516.
2BR/2BA new condo in South Jax Beach.
One block to ocean. Credit check/ deposit.
No dogs, No smoking. $1400/mo.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake view, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D included, 2 pools, tennis court,
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see. $1195/mo.
PVB 1BR/1BA, fireplace, all appliances,
many upgrades, $850/mo, +sec.
535-6804. '
JAX BCH, cute 2/2, ground comer unit. 1
block. from beach. 2 parking spaces,
washer & dryer incl. Pets negot. $900/mo.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
GRAND MESERVE Condominimum, 1/1,
944sf, $775/mo. Signature Realty
PVB, possible lease option, $1750/mo.
Avail immediately 509-3947.
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
MARSH VIEW, furnished 1BR/2BA studio
in St. Augustine; pool, balcony, very
peaceful. $750/mo. includes water, cable.
PVB OCEAN Links- Unit #921. 3BR/2BA
w/garage. Ceramic tile in living/ dining/
kitchen areas. 2nd floor, end unit.
$1300/mo. Ocean Breeze Management
1BR/1BA, Palms at Marsh Landing. Gat-
ed, 2nd Fl, W/D, all amenities, plenty of
storage. Close to beaches. Non-smoker
only. Unfurnished/ Furnished $850/
$1000/mo., 12 mo. lease. 904-386-8898.
OCEANFRONT, N. Jax Beach, luxury,
2BR/2BA, garage. $2500/mo. Call

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. $925/mo. St John's
County Schools! (904)860-9892.
1/1 BEACH cottage in Jax Beach; 4
blocks to beach. 305 5th St. So., $750/mo
+SD. (904)246-6592.

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2BR/2BA, Mayport Landing $725-
$800/mo. Close to base.
2BR/1BA, H, 250 Jasmine St., big
private lot, new carpet, W/D. $925/mo.
+ 3BR/2BA, Mayport. $825/mo.
+ 2BR/1BA, Quad Ct. $675 $750/mo.

Neptune Beach
+ 2/1 Apt. Oceanviews, water included
1/1 Apt. across from ocean, water/elect.
included. $900/mo.
1/1 Apt. 1 block to beach. Bottom
Unit. $800/mo
1/1 Apt. 1 block to ocean. Top Unit.

Jax Bch
+ 2/1 Apt. walk to beach, patio in
back- $825/mo
+ 2/1 Apt.- 1 block to ocean, new tile/
carpet. $825/mo

Call us for
Professional Property Management
Call 249-2322

house flat. Large kitchen/ appliances, ce-
ramic tile. Lots of closets. Close to Beach-
es/ Mayport. 66 West 5th St., $1050/mo,
JAX BEACH 618 9th Ave No. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced yard, $925/mo. No pets,
garage. LR, DR, kitchen, .W/D, dishwash-
er, fireplace. Large fenced backyard. Ex-
cellent location. Water, cable included.
Pets welcome. $1050/mo. (904)566-8509.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 3/2, 2 car gar., su-
per nice, great location. Wood and carpet
floors, frplc., washer/ dryer, fenced back-
yard. Pets welcome. Must rent! $1050/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2, nice updated, in
Oak Harbor. $1125/mo. .+deposit.
910-5913 or (904)491-6008.
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
dra Beach w/elevator, beautiful ocean
views. 4BR/4BA, 2800sf, garage. Private
beach access. Available 9/1. $2500/mo.
furnished/ $2300/mo. unfurnished. Call'
904-607-6154. -
PVB, SAWMILL Lakes, 4BR/3BA cul-de-'
sac lot, on lake, 2 car garage, $1,800/mo.
includes lawn care. (904)477-1242.
3BR/2BA home witrh fenced backyard.
Jacqueline Byram, Realtor, Ponte Vedra
Beach Realty. (904)571-5653,

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 or 100% .financing.
$3750/mo., 514-1090.
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.


ATLANTIC BCH, 302 Magnolia. 2200sf,
5BR 3BA, hardwood floors, carpet, jacuzzi
tub, all appliances, 2car gar. Avail. late
August. $2175/mo. (904)759-0267.
IC WEST at Mayo, 3 or 4BR/2BA, $1250-
$1500/mo. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc., 247-4333 or 710-3111.
JAX BEACH, 3/1, 809- 8th Ave. So.; re-
modeled tile & blinds throughout; large
yard; all appliances, $1200/mo. +deposit,
993-6770 or 246-2634.
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
AVAILABLE SEPT. 1st, 12226 Versailles
St., near Beach Blvd. and Keman Blvd.
Very private, quiet neighborhood. 3/2,
CH&A, WDHU, ceiling fans,'hardwood &
carpet floors, fenced yard. $950/mo. dis-
counted rent, lyr. lease. No pets.
MARSH FRONT, Neptune Beach,
4BR/2BA, large yard. No smoking, no
pets. $2000/mo., 246-9915. .
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Sawgrass,
TPC, 3BR/2BA, fence, fireplace,
washer/dryer, garage, pets OK. Lawn care
included, $1400/mo. (678)488-4595,
PONTE VEDRA. Close to schools, beach-
es, and shopping. Cute 2/1 cottage on
beautifully wooded 1.7 acre lot; CH&A,
fireplace, $950/mo. Call George,
535-9915. Broker/ Owner.
PVB/ SOLANO Cay 3BR/2.5BA,new tile
carpet, A/C. Available now. $1399/mo.
JAX BEACH, 3/2 LR/DR, wood floors
throughout, garage, fenced back yard,
$1200/mo., TDO Mgmt. Svc., 246-1125.
new $1100/mo.. Call 588-4691

$1450/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
W/D, dishwasher. In Lake Sanctuary
1 mile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050
1004 North 7th St. $1150/mo. +dep.
(904)249-3214, (904)945-3303.
ATL BCH, 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse, tile
floors, berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D, no pets, no smoking $875/mo, 1374
Main St. 571-2719-.
ICW, 4/3/2, 2300sf, 4 years young, 4 star
community, many amenities. Near Mayo/
JTB, $1795/mo.. Available now.
2 BR/1.5 BA TH in S Jax Beach. 2 biks
from ocean; new kitchen, W/D, FP. Pets
OK. $1350/mo., 241-1427.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit,
Available 9/1. 614-5278.
311 19TH St. North, Jax.Bch. 3BR/2BA,
LR, DR, fireplace, W/D. 2 car gar.
$1500/mo. +dep. Fletcher School District.
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. No
pets. $1350/mo. (813)486-9418.
NEPTUNE. BCH, Summer Sands,
2BR/2.5BA, W/D included, HOA does
lawn, $1200/mo., Heather (904)477-9783.
Quiet neighborhood across from Alamaca-
ni, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, large fenced
back yard, handicap accessible. Avail 9/1.
Call 349-3140.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $1175/mo. 655-5990.
3BR/1BA, WALK to the pier. 608 6th Ave
N. WDHU, fenced yard, $1200/mo + dep.,
references, no pets, Bo 294-5781.
W'BEACHES, 3/2,' '"LR/ DR combo,
fireplacelEIK, split BR's, patio, cathedral
ceilings. $1100/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.

JAX BEACH The Villas at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA,. garage, $1000/mo., no dogs,
marsh view. Contact Brian at (904)234-
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available 9/4/07- thru-
12/26/07. $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.
place, vaulted ceilings, carpeted bed-
rooms, sunroom, W/D. Blocks from
beach. $1100/mo.. Available 8/15.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, like new 2nd floor comer,
golf view. Great location, near beach &
shopping. $975/mo. +deposit. (904)466-

August 17, 2007 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader ias.i~id u c

PVB, OCEAN Grove Condo 2BR12BA
1180sqft. deluxe on lake. Beach access.
New appliances including Washer/Dryer.
Approved pets okay. $1200/month. Avail.
9/1. (904)813-0304.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 3/2 w/ garage, spa-
cious, new tile, paint and blinds, ground
floor, end unit, screened lanai, fireplace,
ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to beach,
$1350/mo. Must see! 904-273-8923 or

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ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1030/mo., 864-2440.
eled 2nd floor duplex, unfurnished, 100 ft.
from ocean. Pool, CH&A, WDHU. No pets,
1 parking space. $1099/mo. Please call

fitness center, resort style edgeless pool with
cabanas, putting green. Pet friendly.
Fantastic incentives available now!


Call Jean 904-241-7074

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PVB Luxury
Condo Rentals
St. John's County Schools
Gated Community
1 BR, 1' Floor, FP, Upgrades $750
2/2 1' Floor, End Unit, Fully Fur-
nished, W/D Included $1,300
2/2 End Unit Cottage w/vaulted
ceilings, Private Entry, Screened
Lanai $1,300
3/2 TH w/vaulted ceilings, First
Floor Master BR, FP, Ceiling Fans,
Screened Lanai $1,700
Immediate Availability
5-Star Amenities
Call Today


OCEAN FRONT, furnished, Jax Beach,
2BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, tennis. 3-6mo.
lease. $2495/mo. (904)874-9540.
PVB. SPACIOUS, 1200sf., 2BR/2BA. Lots
of amenities. $1000/mo. Call 234-2646.
BEACH BLVD., close to FCCJ, 2BR/1BA,
W/D. Brand new kitchen. Pool, work out
room. $950/mo. +deposit, 728-0393.
Ocean 14. No pets, lyr. lease. $1500/mo..
LOVELY 2BR w/hollywood bath, large cor-
ner lot. 1 story near Atlantic Beach Town
Center. Community pool (heated).
$900/mo. 1st and last months rent +secur-
ity. Call Bea 446-5365, 241-2807.
PVB LARGEST 2BR/2BA in Grand Cay
Villas; fireplace, office area w/ desk;
mounted flat TV, screened porch, 2 full
storage rooms; 2nd floor, easy access,
private corner unit. No pets. References,
$1095/mo. +security. 540-0751.
rent. South Jax Beach. Available mid-Au-
gust. 6-9 month lease OK. Small pet OK
with- approval, no- smokers. -"-2/',withW/
beach front balcony,r-pool/ locked'Vbikeit
cruiser/ beach chair storage/ covered
parking/ W/D in unit. $2000/mo. Call Joy
JAX BEACH S.- brand new 2BR/2.5BA
luxury condo. Gated entry, clubhouse fa-
cilities, covered parking. Ceramic tile,
granite countertops, balcony overlooks
lake. 1622sqft., $1600/mo. San Marco
Properties, 396-1324.
JAX BEACH- 2/1.5 townhouse, 1400sqft,
$1100. Ponte Vedra- 1/1. condo, 750sqft,
$850. Avail. October, 2/2 ground floor con-
do, 1100sqft, $1075. 2/2 townhouse,
1050sqft, $1050, 3/2 condo, 1200sqft,
$1150. Realty Executives Ponte Vedra,
(904)249-7676 press 2.

FT. GEORGE Island, 2/1 MH on fabulous
4.5 acre marshview lot. $800/mo.,
George, 535-9915, Broker/Owner.
WEST BEACHES, doublewide, 3BR/2BA,
$850/mo. includes lot rent, +$500/deposit.
$675/mo. Available Immediately,

4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to
ocean, $1400/wk., (904)608-4325.

ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of A1A..
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.
NICE, CLEAN 3BR/2BA. $400/mo. +utilit-
ies Call 334-6266.
ATLANTIC BEACH- responsible person,
$475/mo +1/2 utilities. Large fenced yard;
pets OK. 482-6237.
FURNISHED ROOM, own bathroom, util.
incl. $400/mo. 246-1893.
ROOMMATES TO share 4BR/2BA home
in Jax Beach. $600/mo. 1 bed & bath.
$500/mo. w/1 bed. Full use of home. Call
Bea 446-5365, 241-2807.
2 SEPARATE rooms for rent in 2 town-
homes, $500/mo. each. 306-6369.
2BR/1BA, W/D, close to.beach, $425/mo.
+1/2 utilities, Serious 'inquiries only.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA house, 6th
Ave., Jax Beach, W/D, $550/mo includes
*l.,ica _, .: C.II?. 8:1 -82'7-
-EI.1ALE LOOKItIG I.:r roo,-mmnTle
$400/mo. inclusive. San Pablo Rd.
JAX BEACH, near park, pets ok,
$500/mo,, utilities included. 241-4403.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, w/pool, Jax
Beach. $550/mo +deposit, includes utilit-
ies (904)249-1890.

JAX BEACH, clean, complete cable; kitch-
en privileges, 241-3377.

2 ROOMS in 3BR townhouse avail. 1.5
blocks to ocean, $500/mo. each, incl. until.
plus dep. 994-1761.
$460/MO, HOUSE off Mayport Rd. 1.5
miles to beach. 923-6482.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.
BEDROOM S500/MO, in Atlantic Bch. 5
mins to ocean 236-2082.

OFFICE SPACE available. 950 to 3350sf.
Atlantic Beach on Mayport Road.
has office space to rent w/CPA or CFP.
Looking for long-termr association. Re-
spond to PO Box 51591, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32240
CES. Spacious modern individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
conference room, lobby, and secretarial
space, perfect for attorney or businessper-
son. $1750/mo. (904)403-8393.
separate back entrance, handicap bath,
sink, some cabinets. Ponte Vedra loca-
tion $1000/mo. Call 285-5571.
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HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.

HELP TO Haiti for the Hurricane season.
Donate your unwanted clothes; bed-
spreads, sheets set, shoes, kids clothes,
etc. or we buy $1 for pack for minimum
50 pieces. Call 521-1456 or email peniot-
Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by Carolyn' Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.

Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
(while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only

The following vehicles will be auctioned
off, as is, for the wrecker and storage
charges held against them. Payment due
at close of auction in cash only. The auc-
tion will be held at Auto Bandito,
2532 N. Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville,
FL 32254 on August 29, 2007, 9:00am
1982 NISSAN JN1CZ04S1CX621731
1994 NISSAN IN4EB31P8RC872039
1989 TOYOTA JT4RN81 R5K5023283
1990 DODGE 1 B3XA46KXLF767837
1994CHEVROLET 1Y1 SK5360RZ084731
1991 MAZDA JM2UF1132M0114565
BL 8/17/07

LOST RELIGIOUS Medal, Land, Sea, and
Air. Reward. Call 241-3027.

PIANO LESSONS in your home, beginner
and intermediate levels. Love kids! Ref's
avail. Call Kerry (904)312-1948.
DOGA, AUGUST 22, 6pm, Bull Memorial
Park. RSVP: 476-2235 or
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

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WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
$13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.

GRANDSON ALLERGIC, loving long hair
calico, spayed, all shots, declawed,
WONDERFUL DOG needs a stable loving
home: 4yrs, shepherd mix, male, fixed,
fully vetted. Call for details. 334-4141
SHEPARD/ LAB mix, neutered, all shots.
He needs a big yard. Free to loving, per-
son, or, family. References, please.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES, $300 no papers,
with papers negotiable. Registered pa-
rents on site. 12 weeks old, shots in prog-
ress. 247-0276.
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, $150 Make great frisbee dogs.
Call Karen 742-3315 Iv. msg.

NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra 1. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.

cleaners. 7am-11am, Monday thru Fri-
day. 285-2123.
experience preferred; church pre-school,
thopedic clinic. Experience preferred, but
not required. Flexible hours. Rate de-
pends' on experience. Fax-resume to:
area; 3-6:30pm, M-F; transportation nec-
essary to pick up toddler from preschool.
Experience preferred; references required,
mystery shopping in your local areas.
Must be at least 21 years old with own car
and e-mail. Pay varies as to clientele. If in-
terested please email us at or phone, (836)
595-1107 .. : ..
ISTRATORfor beaches condominium,
Part-time, every other weekend required.
Computer literate, detail oriented, people
person with good communication skills.
Condominium or apartment association
background preferred. Please fax resume
to 904-998-5366 or email to
TEACHER ASSISTANT needed for 4 year
old classroom, 8:30am-1pm. Call Director,
OLD FASHIONED Gardener needed, Call

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MEDICAL OFFICE help for 20 hours a
week: Responsible for administrative sup-
port for day to day office activities. Profi-
cient in transcription, telephone, and PC
skills. Please forward resume to:
kbell@george or fax 904-
Now hiring part/time Food Expeditor and
AM & PM Banquet Servers. Apply in per-
son Tuesday- Saturday. Call 285-6514 for
directions. Drug test/ EOE.
immediate opening (Aug 07) P/T Teaching
Assistant in toddler classroom. M-F, 8am-
1pm. Good hourly wage. AA degree re-
quired. Must enjoy children, send resume
to or call 247-4577.

Atlantic Beach van/ minibus dealership.
Requires several drivers. Ex-school bus/
limo drivers welcome. Clean driving re-
cord; abstract needed. Local and/or long
distance runs. CDL required. Inquire: 58
West 9th Street or call 241-6004.
company at the beach. Must have MYOB
or QuickBooks exp. Good opportunity.
Fax resume to 241-7349.

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.
WANTED P/T Office Help, 2pm-5pm,
M-Th. $7/hr. Phones, filing, internet
research, etc. Please fax resume to:
BEACHES LAW firm seeks receptionist/
bookkeeper. Minimum 3 years experience.
Microsoft experience helpful..Excellent
people skills; fax resume to Office Manag-
er, 246-6680.
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.
CLEANERS NEEDED early evening &
late night. Phone & car a must. 273-2761.

Part-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Must
be dependable and have the ability to mul-
ti-task. Pleasant work environment. Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Ex-
perience preferred. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; Email to: Website: fleetland- EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
PART TIME Data Entry. M-F 2pm-7pm
position..30 year. old consulting company
located at Hodges Blvd. and JTB is seek-
ing an individual to fill their Data Entry po-
sition. Reliability a must! Basic comput-
er skills are required,, knowledge of Word
& Outlook necessary. Must be able to ac-
curately input customer information into a
computerized database system. Experi-
ence in answering a multi-line telephone
system is desired. $7.50-$8:00. Please
email your resume to email@balescompa- or Fax to .421-2100.
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Experience helpful. Have phone/ transpor-
tation. 285-2426.

NATION'S PREMIER Benefit Company.
Outstanding Advance Commissions. May
work from home P/T or FIT. Call 877-815-
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;
Email resume to
or fax to 904-241-4225.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed for real es-
tate office, computer literate. License a
plus. Fax resume to (904)249-2841 or e-
mail to:

LOOKING for a change? Established Sal-
on has opening for 2 stylists w/ clientele.
FT/ PT. Excellent working conditions, 60%
Commission. Health & Dental insurance,
paid vacation. All inquiries confidential.
contact Bob or Susan at Susan Merrick's
Hair Designs, 246-7272 or 246-1579.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Experienced Tech, also Kennel At-
tendant. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra, 285-7924.

Join our team. Our company has openings
for our service dept, good salary, must
possess a good driving record, be custom-
er friendly. We offer company vehicle.
paid vacation and holidays. Leap over to
us. Apply at 159 19th Street N. Jax.
Beach. 242-9002.

Trusted team. Supportive leadership.
Smiling faces. You'll have a true sense of
belonging here within the Baptist Health
system at Baptist Pediatrics. Joining a cir-
cle of care where' everything revolves
around people.
Position will provide reception support by
greeting and assisting patients and fami-
lies, scheduling appointments, gathering
demographics and insurance verification,
and supporting department operations by
entering charges and preparing deposits.
Duties will include rooming patients, vital
signs, documenting' patient history, CLIA
waived labs, following-up on diagnostic
testing, scheduling and referrals. Must be
willing to work as a team player and cross
train to other areas in the office. Good pa-
tient service and communication skills re-
quired. At least 1 year of medical back of-
fice experience, knowledge of medical ter-
minology, and the ability to multi-task in a
busy office is required.

Come find out why you'll find more within
our circle. Apply online at:
Baptist Pediatrics
Fax resume to: 904-737-1548
Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K. Golf privileg-
es. Exp. preferred. $12.50/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.
NAIL TECH Rental position, avail. Sept. 1.
Apply Susan Merricks, (h)246-1579,

TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
entry level. Custom Marine, 13755 Atlantic
Blvd. No phone calls, please.
pendant Insurance Agency. 440 license
helpful, but will train. Fax resume to
(904)241 5355.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT Center is hiring
teachers FIT, P/T. Opportunities to work
with toddlers and preschoolers. Teachers
for VPK, must have CDA or current Flori-
da teachers certificate. All applicants must
be patient, enjoy working with young chil-
dren, demonstrate good work ethics, be
flexible, and have a sense of humor.
Franklyn 'Learning Center at or call 242-9645. EOE.
WE NEED landscapers, irrigation' i-,-h.
and' nurseryy help.' Drug free work place,
DL required. Apply within, Hickory Creek
Nursery 12615 Ivylena Rd.
CARPENTERS & Helpers. Beaches area.
Transportation & phone a must. 535-7356.
Full time, flexible hours. Experienced only.
Excellent benefits. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to EOE/ Drug-free
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.


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

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this category please call 904-249-9033 or

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WE DO Concrete Repair. New Driveways,
Patios, Sidewalks, Slabs, Stamp Con-
crete. Call 226-8700.

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



vinyl installation & repairs. Call for free es-
timate, 718-0643.

Will make it look like new! 223-0591.
I DON'T cut corners, I clean them. For
reasonable fees, call Betty Lees.
Need your home cleaned before moving in
or out? Rental properties, offices. One
time home cleaning, biweekly 248-9071.
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.
experience. Licensed, insured, & bonded.
Move outs welcome. Satisfaction guaran-
teed. Call 446-6111, free estimate. Now
excepting new clients.

KEN'S PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
mates. 252-6112.

free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
QUALITY INTERIOR & exterior painting
by Glenn Keller, licensed & insured, cour-
teous & dependable, call for free estimate,


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Veriety of Colors in 5", 6" & 7"

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dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.



mingl stump grinding. Tree removal/
storm clean up. All debris removal/ fire-
wood. (904)646-9896 (904)497-6700

Quality ceramic tile, marble & stone instal-
lation. Minor repairs to custom design.
Lic &'insured #ST6783. (904)826-1881.

lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.

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Classified 6

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

August 17, 2007

experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:

Assistant Bookkeeper: Atlantic Beach.
Minimum 3 yrs. A/R, 2 yrs. A/P, 3yrs. cus-
tomer service. Computer/ internet literate.
Financing/ DMV titlework/ Quickbooks
knowledge a plus. Excellent benefits in-
cluding profit sharing. Smoke free office.
Fax resume 221-2705. Specify position
desired on fax.
FORM CARPENTERS and Rod Busters,
NAS Jax, 50+ hours/ week. Top pay.

Driver: Jacksonville Terminal


Dedicated Shorthaul
Avg. $683 $907/week
85% preloaded/pretarped
CDL-A req'd 877-428-5627

Join our team of
cleaning professionals

No Nights or Weekends
Paid Vacations
Paid Holidays
Competitive Wages
Company Vehicle
Lappiy in p.atn to:

ccl'ta IN. cffad
2201 Florida Blvd.
Mon Fri 8 -4:30

Perfect Part-Time Job!
(Full-Time Too!)
Home Cleaners
$200 $400/wk.
Flexible Daytime
Work Near Home
Own Transportation

d 24 28 235

1 Awaken
5 Women's
10 Helpers
15 Carpet style
19 Optimistic
20 Hiker's road
21 Practical
22 Gentle
23 "Glass Capital
of the World"
25 "Alamo City"
27 Suffix for emir
or passion .
28 Gypsy boys
29 French town
30 Baseball
31 Father
32 Sticky .
34 Lively
36 Nightstand
39 Prickly bush
40 Got rid of
41 Head
44 Knowledge
45 Reading,
47 Oxford width
48 Tricycle riders
49 Nautical term
50 First-class
51 Outbuilding
52 was
53 Rome
57 Marconi's
58 Cath. or
59 Stick
60 Tyler &
61 Student's
62 Give for a
64 Term of
for a baby
65 State
66 Por favor
68 Dessert
69 Card
70 Intuition
73 Galloper
74 Paris
77 Jacuzzi
78 News brief
79 Young animal
80 Greek deity
81 Functions
82 Originally
83 "Big D"
88 Mountain

SEEKING DESIGN expertise in Kitchens
and Baths. Please fax resume to:
(904)247-0757 or email to:
cozykitchen_bath @

Fast growing Cleaning Co. having continu-
ous growth. Bonuses, Incentives, Man-
agement opportunities. New home con-
struction, apt. move-out, window cleaning,
residential cleaning. Must have own trans-
portation. Serious inquiries only. (904)241-
5177 leave message.

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

F/T SURGERY scrub technician to work
in facial plastic surgery office. Fax resume
VPK TEACHER Assistant and Teacher
Assistant, experienced preferred, benefits,
church pre-school, 249-1204.
DRIVERS- TOP Pay & excellent home-
time! We train car haulers! Superior bene-
fits package! CDL-A w/2 years OTR expe-
rience. (800)889-8139.

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

Current openings in our construction dept.
Must have construction experience, pool
construction experience a major plus. Full-
time work w/benefits package. Must have
good driving record. Apply at Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or

Bookkeeping Assistant. Atlantic Beach,
minimum 5 years manual bookkeeping
background, QuickBooks, A/R & A/P
knowledge helpful, Excel, database, inter-
net savvy, parts/ inventory control/ ship-
ping/ receiving/ warranty. Smoke free of-
fice. Excellent benefits including profit
sharing, www.transit Fax re-
sume, 221-2705.
#1 AUTOMOTIVE Book is looking for an
articulate, assertive & self motivated out-
side sales rep. Fax resume to: 800-371-


Garden Inni
AM Breakfast Person
Night Auditor Maintenance Helper
Front Desk
F/T & P/T Positions Available
Excellent Starting Salary
Benefits include Health Ins., Paid Vacation,
Travel Discounts & Flexible Schedules
Apply in person @ 45 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra

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We are currently accepting applications for energetic,
customer service oriented team members for the
following positions:
Massage Therapist
Telephone Operator
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits
package including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and
vacation days, and discounts at our retail outlets, golf
course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
For additional information call 280-6076
See currentopenings at:
Drug Free Workplace EOE

StPoit VeWdra Beach *


89 Terminals
90 Rings
91 Pure
93 Word of.
94 Unpleasant
95 Genesis
96 Dialect
99 Breathe hard
100 Spirit
101 Juan's
104 "Orchid
107 "Crescent
110 First of
111 Ointment
112 Piece of
IT13 Best Picture.
of 1958
114 Pieces of
115 Use a
116 Bets
117 Secluded
1 Fern. title
2 Honk
3 Man or Capri
4 Bread variety
5 Bends

6 Fragrance
7 Cheers
8 55 and 56
9 -mo
10 Stoic
11 UN member
12 Dean Martin's
late son
13 Ending for
or Marc
14 Elected
official: abbr.
15 Cold and
16 Execute,
17 Foreign friend
18 Earth study:
24 Small weight
26 Late
29 Famed canal
31 U.S. head
32 Inexperienced
33 into;
34 Bright
35 Man's
36 Cathedral
37 Free
38 Gunneries
39 Animals' title,
* for Harris
40 Orkney

41 Symbols of
42 Nest
43 Voice range
45 Begged
46 Singer
49 Do penance
51 Cause of
53 Rub out
54 Serve on _;
do one's
civic duty
55 Gare of
56 Primary
57 Affix
61 Johann S.
and kin
63 Hot spot
64 Terra
66 Cell _
67 Heart
68 Money
69 Grows gray
71 Used up
72 Dated
74 Respiratory
75 In a careless
76 Bank accts.
79 Contraction
81 Nevada's

83 Sermon topic
84 Silky-coated
85 Examination
86 Consume
91 Woos
92 Passageway
93 House
94 Unworldly
95 Rope
96 Fictional
97 Merry-go-
98 Joyful
99 Ashen
100 Hit
101 Follow
102 Playwright
103 B boy
105 Inquire
106 See 99
107 Org. once
headed by
108 Long, long
109 Bird-to-be

Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901. 514-1188.
Full-time Receptionist needed for busy
real estate office, S10/hr. Sat. required.
Fax resume to 247-9949.
IC: Atlantic Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K.
Golf privileges. Exp. required. $20/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.

ETHAN ALLEN dining room table, bam-
boo w/glass top, 4 matching chairs, $300;
girls white day bed w/trundle, $150,
BIG SCREEN 60" Sony Hi-Definition TV,
$1000 OBO. Panasonic VHS camcorder
w/ extra battery pack, Graco double stol-
ler, double jog stroller, single stroller, baby
monitor, swings, highchair, baby gates,
etc. 543-8629.
JACUZZI TUB w/heater in box, $900,

LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist needed KENMORE WASHER & Dryer, good con-
LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist needed edition, $165 set. Free delivery. 221-8426,
part-time. Dunn Wellness Center in Jack- edition, $165 set. Free delivery. 221-8426,
sonvile Beach. Fax resume to 249-1530 860-8401.
sonville Beach. Fax resume to 249-1530.
^%AI "'III rIAt% IA I U'^l A

FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
Hardage-Giddens funeral Home @ Chap-
el Hills has immediate opening. Clerical,
Recept., able to lift 25 Ibs. 401K, vaca-
tion., insurance. $9/hr. to start. Contact
Jennifer Crews 641-9755 to submit
Full-Time, 11:30am-8pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Excel-
lent benefits, good working environment.
Nursing Home cooking experience de-
sired. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-
9447; e-mail to:
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.

NOW HIRING experienced dishwashers
and prep cooks. Full & part time. Good
pay. The Bridge Market & Bistro, PV/
Palm Valley. 285-1154.
MA NEEDED for pediatric office. Spanish
speaking a plus. Call 246-9428 or fax re-
sume to: 249-7323.
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. No clien-
tele needed. ICW. 220-2012.
Fast growing Construction Co .having
continuous growth: Bonuses, Incentives,
Management opportunities. Must have
own transportation. Serious inquiries only.
(904)241-5177 leave message.
TOMER SERVICE. Growing manufactur-
, ing co. seeks professional, organized,
customer- focused individual for Adminis-
trative Assistant/ Customer Service posi-
tion. Able to multi-task, work in fast paced
business environment, and answer multi-
line phone system. AP/AR. Exc. verbal &
written communication skills a must. Profi-
ciency in Word, Excel required (bookkeep-
ing exp. a plus). M-F, 9am-5pm. Email re-
sume to: or
fax to: 241-7333.
Provides services to clients in all pro-
grams, developing individual case plans,
referrals to other agencies, follow-up and
direction to meet short and long term
goals. Works with Operations staff. Expe-
rience with homeless clients preferred.
Degree and/ or experience in social work
required. Full-time plus benefits. Send re-
sumes to Director, 800 Shetter Ave., Jack-
sonville Beach, FL 32250 or FAX to 241-
7340. Daytime phone number must be in-
cluded for call back to.schedule interview.

FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at a Premier Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
(904)246-9447; e-mail to: jobs@fleetland- EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
FIT EMPLOYMENT, excellent pay and
benefits. Pool route service tech. Good
driving record. 246-7431.
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Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
rary king platform bedroom suite. Butter-
scotch maple in color. 1Bed w/attached
glass top nightstands and hidden book-
case, glasstop dresser, chest of drawers,
and mirror. Paid $4000, sacrifice for $895.
Delivery included. Must see!
August 18th and 19th, Saturday,
9am-5pm, Sunday, 9am-4pm at the
Morocco Shrine. 3800 St. Johns Bluff
Road, Jacksonville. North Florida Arms
Collectors. Info: (904)461-0273.
AT&T PARTNER phone system.-5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.'
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
QUEEN-SIZE BED .w/frame $150. Full-
size bed w/frame $100. Clean, quality
beds. Can deliver 246-1832.
YOUTH FURNITURE: Maple, twin bunk
beds (can be used separately), dresser,
desk, corner cabinet w/shelves; one new
twin mattress; $700 for all. 234-4709.
MURRAY RIDING mower, Echo weed
eater & trimmer, Sears pressure washer.
$500, 616-3433.
43 INCH HITACHI HDTV, wide-screen
w/stand, 3 years old, $400. 521-1839.
40 GAL. Aquarium w/wooden cabinet, twin
filters. All accessories, fish included. $125.
GLASS TOP dining table w/ six chairs.
Grape carvings, must see to appreciate,
excellent condition, asking $1000 OBO.
247-1391, 242-0460.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
COMPUTER DESK $90. HP office jet
5500 series all in one printer $70. New
Cannon printer PIXMAiP 4200 series $50.
TREADMILL TOP rated; Smooth brand;
model 5.3; mint condition, 2.5hp, 2751b.
capacity, w/incline, cushioned deck, pre-
set programs, $475, 568-1702.
ELLYPTICAL MACHINE, like new, $130.
Call 246-1893.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.

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

B~p~aP~I e:

FIVE FAMILIES, 635 Florida Blvd., Sat.,
MOVING SALE! Lots of bargains. Worth
your time. Rosewood Dr. at Marsh Point
Rd. Saturday, 9am-1pm.

Furniture, videos, TV, VCRs, Books, & lots
of other great items. 815 Plaza.
MOVING SALE! Small fum., misc. house-
hold, work bench, tools. 391 Main St., Fri.-
Sat., 8am-lpm.

MOVING SALE: tools, art, clothes & more.
Sat., 9am-1pm., 312 Pablo Rd.
SATURDAY & Sunday, 7AM-?, 12 Marlin
Ave. Clothes, baby items, furniture, odds
& ends.

MOVING SALE- Friday 9am, Off Keman
'in Waterleaf, 1100 Candlebark Dr. Fum.,
housewares, books, designer clothing, ca-
tering supplies & more!
MISSIONARY FUND raiser sale, Sat.,
8am; 2701 Hodges Blvd., New Life.
WINDJAMMER LANE off San Pablo, Sat.,
8am-lpm. Sofas, bedroom suite and other
furniture, and more.
SATURDAY, 8AM-1PM. Many items in-
cluding: 5pc. white bedroom set. 14426
Aqua Vista Rd. N., off San Pablo, north of
SATURDAY ONLY, 8am-noon: Proceeds
benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:
Furniture, clothes, collectibles, TV. 14455
Pablo Terrace.

A BIG FULL ESTATE! Charleston anti-
ques galore: 1800's fum., oils by listed
artists, mirrors, clock. Tables full Meis-
sen, Lalique, Full Bee Hummels, antique
dolls, toys, sterling, more! Lots of 14k,
18k jewelry, costume, purses, linens.
Bernhardt D.R. & B.R. Gun, knives, etc.
Loaded big home. Huge TV. Early No's
@ 228 4th Ave. S., Jax Bch @ 8 a.m.,
Thurs. Sale Thurs. 9-4, Friday 9-3 @
Shady Woods St. E. in Pablo Bay off San
Pablo Rd. near Butler Blvd. China Cat
BENTCREEK SUBDV- off 103rd St. Piper
Cove, Rt on Plum Hollow, Lft on Long
Cove. 8/17-8/18, 8am 4pm; 8/19, noon-
4pm huge Raggedy Ann collection, dolls,
craft supplies & holiday items sold by the
bin old & new quilts, trad oak furn, Dis-
ney, Wurlitzer piano, Feathweight, glass-
ware, framed art, craft & cook books. Most
items $20 or less 616-2846

1999 BAYLINER 1800 w/trailer, fish find-
er, lots of extras, $8500, 610-7768.
1978 29.9' HELMSMAN Sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard diesel, main & 3 jibs,
sleeps 4, Must see! $7500 OBO. Call Bill
DEEP WATER 40' Intracoastal Marina
Slip for rent. Intracoastal at Atlantic Blvd.
7'-9' draw & up to 16' max beam. Unlimit-
ed clearance and 24 hour access. Electric,
cable & telephone hook-up. $12/ft.

2001 HD FLHR, 8500 miles, ape hangers,
garage kept, lots of extras, $11,900. Call
2003 SCOOTER, Vespa engine, 3800
miles; $1200 OBO, 465-7179.

SEEKING OUTBOARD Boat Motor, 9hp 2006 VESPA LX, 50cc, 100 miles; good
to 25hp. Call Jeff 444-8727. .... shape $2100 OBO, 993-4205.,

IF YOU are interested in advertising under IF YOU are interested in advertising under 2002 HD Hugger. Mint condition, wind-
this category please call 904-249-9033 or this category please call 904-249-9033 or shield, saddlebags, forward pegs. Only
e-mail: classified@beemail: classifi 3464 miles. $6900, 568-7139.

ADVERTISERS IN this category are not
offering jobs. They are offering job-related
services and may charge fees. Readers
are advised to exercise. caution before giv-
ing credit card information over the phone
without knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.

WARNING: WHILE this newspaper does
not knowingly accept business opportunity
ads which require you to pay a fee to get
information or that refer you to 976-or 900-
phone numbers which will result in sub-
stantial charges to your phone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
of offerings in this classification. If'any ad-
vertiser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn the na-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.
SMALL VENDING business for sale. Es-
tablished client list; all supplies included.
Shawn, 220-1182.

or P/T position. 246-1903, leave message.
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience. Tammy 373-0404 or
LOVING, IN-HOME Day care. Ages 6wks.
& up. Please call Becky, 249-6391.
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.

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IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @
QUALITY HOMECARE. 24 hrs., bath vis-
its, companion services, Doctor's visits.
Private pay only. FL Licensed. 525-3003,
STATE Certified HHA/ CNA/ Sitter will
give quality care for elderly in the privacy
of their own home. Call Veronica at 783-
6440 or (904)993-3490.
DO YOU need relief from caring for elder-
ly or sick loved ones? I am state li-
censed, Alzheimers trained, experienced
and great references. Call Sherry,
904-541-1214, 904-477-1036.
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.
CNA CERTIFIED, loving, caring, integrity.
References available. (904)568-7309.

BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
SCUBA GEAR: All Dacor/ Octopus, 2 reg-
ulators moist mouth B/C, XL vest, two
tanks, mask, fins, skin, knife & dive bag.
Sacrifice at $550 OBO. 904-543-8629.

by Collector. US & Worldwide. No dealers
please. (904)716-5255..
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cashl Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
OLD ZIPPO Lighters, old Pocket Knives;
Flatware Stainless & Sterling. 993-8679..


for your




246-1933 619 Atlantic Blvd.

GOLF! REP Samples, unused pro line
clubs, training aids and accessories ga-
lore. all below wholesale In Mandarin but
worth-the drive. Saturday, 8am-lpm.'
1755 Plantation Oaks South.

DRY SINK, Wood You computer desk,
glass top coffee table, hp photo printer,
aby, maternity, toys & glass items. Sat.,
8am-12noon; 559 13th Ave. So.
GARAGE SALE, Friday & Saturday, 8-12,
1002 16th Ave. N.
MOVING SALE, 43in. Hitachi HDTV, furni-
ture, household items. Everything goes!
Sat., Sun., 8am-3pm, 360B 14th Ave. So.,
YARD SALE. moving. Everything goes.
Sat., 8am, 902 5th Ave. No.

616 & 633 Pine Street, Saturday, 9am.
Furniture & misc.
GARAGE SALE Christ United Methodist
Church, 400 Penman Rd., is collecting do-
nated items for their fall rummage sale to
be held Sept. 14th and 15th from 9am-
3prr both days. Call 249-5370 for info.
5-FAMILY. SOMETHING for everyone.
Kid's toys, household items, furniture,
clothing, antiques. Saturday, 9am-2pm.
111 Florida Blvd.

2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251 mi, $2300. 568-7139.

clean. Must See! $4000. (904)334-3163.
2000 RV, 30' Ford 450. Fully equipped,
like new. Sell due to illness. Pay-off only.

2004 CHEVY Tahoe LT. White, loaded,
new tires, low mileage, like new. $24,750.
Call 246-2500..
1995 CHEVY x-tended cab 350; 5 speed.
Runs & drives good. $3000 OBO,

1997 JEEP Wrangler, great condition,
146K miles. Lots of extras. $4750.
1992 HONDA Accord. Fair condition, runs
well, no A/C. '$1800 OBO. 962-4417.
2003 HONDA Civic EX, 4DR, 30K, blue,
AT, very good cond. $11,888. 241-1447.
VOLVO- 1984 S/W, $450 OBO. May run
but better to buy for parts. Has roof rack,
hitch, 422-8621.
18,400 miles, fully loaded, mint condition.
$43,400. Call Margi @ 571-9821.
1983 FORD Thunderbird $1000. 1991
Buick. Regal $1000. 1980 Dodge Chal-
lenger $500. (904)333-2066.
1994 PONTIAC Firebird Formula, V8,
$3200 OBO. Call 333-1115.
CADILLAC DEVILLE '99. Loaded, leather,
sunroof, 60K miles, great shape! $5500.

of Junk Cars/Trucks
in 30 Minutes
Top cash on all that runs!


See you at the Boat Show

at the

Prime Osborn Convention Center

August 10th & 12th!


2079 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville Beach, FL 3.250



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