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The Weekend Edition August 24, 2007
Vol. 45, No. 19
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
Despite state mandate
Blues guitarist Michael
Burks and his band
perform Saturday in
MOCHA & LA
Pet Tales feati
dogs who like
and eggs and
WINE GUYS -
Spoil your tast
with a new whi
FOOTBALL 2007 -
Preseason coverage of
Fletcher High School, the
JU Dolphins, FSU, the
Gators and the Jaguars.
Special section inside
Photo by CHU
"Coach Brian" Payne, left, keeps an eye Wednesday at Palms Presbyterian Church on three of his Super Duper
Sportkids Volunteer Pre-K four-year-olds, Sophie Malone, from left, Christian Douglas and Will Livengood, as they
their strength on a parallel bar. Top right, Jordan Johnson has a turn on the bar, while, above right, Will gets start(
Victim spots suspect
A 22-year-old man was
arrested in Neptune Beach
after a witness caught him
burglarizing his vehicle,
according to a police report.
Sandoval was arrested for
burglary and dealing in
stolen property on Aug. 21
in the 100 block of First
Street, according to a police
Police were dispatched to
a motel in the area in refer-
ence to gunshots being fired
and then later that evening
See more Police
dispatched to a disturbance
involving a weapon, accord-
ing to the report.
A witness told police he
caught.a suspect in his vehi-
cle and pulled him out of it.
The suspect then attempted
to pull a handgun on him,
but could not get it out of
the holster, according to the
Reported car bomb is fE
Jacksonville Beach police
were called Tuesday to
investigate an attempted
car bombing, according to
a police report.
The victim was staying
in the 200 block of 7th
Street South. and when she
went to her car Tuesday
morning she saw what she
believed was a "homemade
bomb" near the car's rear,
left passenger door, accord-
ing to the report.
An officer observed that
the door and door frame of
the vehicle had been
.- AB will
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by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
taxpayers will not The budget:
see their munici- What's in &
pal tax bills go
down. what's out
The city of See A-3
agreed Tuesday to
override the state legislature's mandated
tax cuts and maintain its current mill-
age rate, according to officials.
City officials discussed various budget
options to meet the state requirements
at a workshop meeting Tuesday and
concluded that keeping the current
village rate at 2.9974 is necessary to
pay for significant long-term projects
such as infrastructure improvements
and anew public safety building.
The city projects that it will receive
approximately $3.89 million in ad val-
prem taxes at the-end of the current fis-
cal )-ear and it will receive approximate-
ly $4.26 million in property tax rev-
enues during the next fiscal year that
begins Oct. 1 if the millage rate is not
changed, according to City Manager Jim
KADAMS The city's rollback rate is 2.7523 mills.
That is the rate at which the city would
test collect the same property tax revenues
as it did the previous year. The state had
ed on a mandated that the city cut that rate
even lower, recommending a levy of
2'5..""' SS96 mills. The city Originally pro-
posed using a rate of 2.6422 mills, but
this week opted to make no adjustments
in'the millage rate. A mill is equal to $1
per $1,000 of taxable value.
ake See TAXES, A-3
charred by a fuel source
placed on the ground and
positioned near the area,
according to the report.
According to the report,
it appeared that lighter
fluid was placed in a con-
tainer -. consistent with a
soda bottle and the bottle
melted as the lighter fluid
The victim told police
that she told her boyfriend
about the "bomb" and then
called the police;
No one was injured and
nothing was exploded or
Locals collect to aid
Peru's quake victims
by CHUCK ADAMS
A Peruvian angel lives in
An Aug. 15 earthquake meas-
uring 8.0 on the Richter scale
devastated Pisco, the southern
region of Peru. After the quake,
Ingrid McCawley, whose moth-
er, Frances Chavarri-Dehner,
was born in the South American
,country, got online and asked
everyone she knew to drop off
donations at either Jacksonville
Beach Pediatric Care Center on
3rd Street or Shepherd of the
Woods Church on Southside.
The results were evident
Thursday, well in advance of an
established 5 p.m. deadline. Dr.
Norberto Benitez of the pedi-
atric care center expressed
amazement at how much had
been collected in just a couple
"My mom's been in this
country for 40-some years, was
born in Lima, Peru. We have a
lot of family still there,"
McCawley said at the pediatric
care center. "In the 1970s she
arranged a clothing drive for a
devastating earthquake that
claimed the lives of a number of
our family members. Just trying
to honor our family, I wanted to
make sure we were able to do
the same things for the victims
Members of the Peruvian
Association in Jacksonville
.came to the center to pick up
bags upon bags and boxes filled
with donated items. A truck was
to take the donations to Miami,
where a Peruvian Air Force
plane would transport every-
thing to Pisco.
McCawley said there's still a
plea for canned foods.
Monetary donations can be
made to Bank of America-
Project Peace and Love.
Photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Ingrid McCawley of Atlantic Beach, third from left, initiated a clothing donations drive for victims of
the Peru earthquake. McCawley stands Thursday in the midst of bags and boxes of donations
with members of the Peruvian Association of Jacksonville and staff of the Jacksonville Beach
Pediatric Care Center. They are, from left, Jeanette Rodriguez, Teresa Posadas, Katrina Cinca,
Narda Cuniga, Dr. Norberto Benitez, Eileen Guzman and Eliza Roncal.
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Dead body found
in Atlantic Beach
A dead body was found behind an
Atlantic Beach business Thursday,
according to Atlantic Beach Police Chief
The man, who police believe was a
transient, was found in the 400 block of
Atlantic Boulevard behind a business
yesterday morning, according to
Thompson said officers have reason
to believe there may have been "suspi-
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Boot scootin' jamboree
Celebrate Labor Day early
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday when the "Boot
Scooting Jamboree" is held at
the Players Community Senior
Center on Landrum Lane, Ponte
The First Coast Bluegrass
Band will perform, and a crafts
fair will be held. Bandanas will
be given out free at the door.
Craft volunteer Jacqueline
photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee members gather Tuesday at the TPC Sawgrass
clubhouse to kick off the Oct. 6 cancer walk on Jacksonville Beach.
Fletcher Reunion info
Those working to set up or
hoping to attend Fletcher High
School reunions may go to
web site set up by James H. Lee
Jr., president of Tropical
Software and a 1969 Fletcher
The home page of the web
site says, "This is the unofficial
web site for news. of Fletcher
High School class reunions. It
has no official connection with
Duncan U. Fletcher High School
except that we all attended
The home page lists definite
2007 Fletcher reunions and also
possible 2007 reunions. It also
welcomes information from all
Lee can be reached at 904-
249-4292 or e-mailed at
, The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center will present a
2007 Hurricane Preparedness
seminar on Wednesday, August
29 at 9 a.m. with First Coast
News Chief Meteorologist, Tim
Deegan, and Neptune Beach
Police Chief, David Sembach.
People in and around the
Beaches' area are encouraged to
attend and participate in this
valuable, information session,
center director Leslie Lyne said.
"Be informed and aware
before this year's hurricane sea-
son surprises you!," Lyne said.
AStorm Track Hurricane
Preparedness Guide will be dis-
tributed to all attendees. The
Senior Activity Center is located
at 2004 Forest Avenue. Call
270-1688 for more information.
Elder Mobility talk set
The first Elder Mobility and
Transportation Forum will be
held in Northeast Florida on
August 23-24 at the Hyatt
Regency Jacksonville, Riverfront
Hotel. The Forum is being pre-
sented by ElderSource, the Area
Agency on Aging for Northeast
Florida and the Elder Mobility
and Transportation Task Force.
The theme for the forum is
Walking on Sunshine.
On the first day of the event
there will be a session for public
comment and discussion. This
open forum will give elders and
caregivers an opportunity to
educate elected officials, policy
makers and planners about
their mobility needs as well as
to learn what is currently avail-
able. It will also give elected
officials, policy makers and
planners the opportunity to
hear the needs. Out of this
forum, certain priorities will be
set for addressing mobility in
Linda Levin, Executive
Director of ElderSource recently
commented, "The goal is to help
keep elders and their caregivers
mobile, healthy and activein
'the community. "
For additional forum infor-
mation including registration,
contact Carolyn Stahl at
D il Federal
Reimann will be selling crafts
from 10 am until 2 pm.
Jewelry by Cheryl Knorek will
be available for purchase as will
a variety of other items hand
crafted by senior center volun-
Lunch will include beef stew,
corn bread and homemade cob-
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A promising honors student,
young Mitchell was shot and
killed during a botched robbery.
HIs assailants, four older teens,
are now serving sentences'in the
The victim's parents, Glen
and Margaret Mitchell, became
advocates for homicide sur-
vivors while speaking out
against violence. Glen Mitchell
will discuss his experiences
since his son's death at the
September meeting of the Ponte
Vedra Democratic Club. The
meeting will be held on
Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m.
at the Ponte Vedra Beach
In 1996, Mitchell, a landscape
architect by trade, founded the
Jeff Mitchell Foundation, a non-
profit organization focused on
serving disadvantaged youth
and promoting education and
the prevention of violence. Two
years later, the Mitchells helped
Families, a nonprofit organiza-
tion dedicated to assisting the
families and friends of homicide
victims. Mitchell serves as a
director and grants manager,
while Margaret Mitchell is the
direct services coordinator and
Last year, at Glen Mitchell's
request, one of the four doing
time for his son's death, Ellis
Curry, spoke to a committee
studying ways to reduce vio-
lence in Jacksonville. Since
then, Curry and Mitchell have
spoken together at public gath-
erings to discuss the conse-
quences of violence.
The Ponte Vedra Democratic
Club meets on the first
Wednesday of each month. For
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Beach. The 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. .
Sept. 8 event will benefit
Beaches Emergency Assistant
Ministry (B.E.A.M.) and Beaches
Resource Center. Tickets are -.
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THUMBS UP & THUMBS DOWN Five file for seats
The Atlantic Beach City Commission made several proposed budget
cuts at a workshop meeting Tuesday. Commissioners analyzed a list of
potential reductions and took a "thumbs up" or "thumbs dowvn"
approach as to what should stay in the budget and what should be cut.
Out of the budget:
*Daily beach cleaning -
reduce the number of days
from 7 to 4 or 5.
*Tree trimming in some
parks will be reduced as well as
flowers planted citywide
Some funding to outside
agencies, including money for
programs at Mayport Middle
*Summer camps at Adele
*Public Works summer
*Glossy, colorful city's
Tideviews Newsletter paper
quality or black ink only to
*Some employee benefits
such as putting some health
costs on employees net reduc-
tion of $51,359
*Lights for Russell ballfield
*Some City Hall upgrades
*New windows at Adele
Grage Cultural Center
*A $45,000 art fund
10 percent of mayor and
commissioners' salaries will be
In The Budget:
*Beaches Resource Center
*Programs at Atlantic Beach
*Commission travel and
*Fireworks for July 4 Beaches
*All police operations -
including all existing police
officers, dispatch officers, one
animal control officer, two
school crossing guards and life-
*Digital imaging for various
*Part-time clerical assistant
*General maintenance work-
*$15,000 for men's bath-
room renovations at City Hall
(not necessary for women's
*A/C for commission cham-
*Some money for sidewalks
Taxes: AB to override state
Cont. from A-1
Maintaining the current
millage rate will require a
unanimous vote by the 5-
member commission, accord-
ing to Finance Director
Nelson Van Liere.
Liere told commissioners
that he had been advised by
state legislative staff that the
city could choose to override
the mandate if all commis-
While the city anticipates a
10 percent water and sewer
rate increase due to a state
mandate to clean up the St.
Johns River, the Commission
opted not to increase the
stormwater rate fee as well.
"I'm concerned about nick-
el and diming people to
death, said Commissioner
Maintaining the current
millage .rate will partially off-
set the fact that the
Commission did not increase
stormwater rates, according to
In making their decision,
the Commission considered
long term projects such as
in the Royal Palms subdivi-
sion which will take several
years to complete.
"It takes a certain amount
of fortitude," said Hanson,
emphasizing that infrastruc-
ture improvements are often
one of the first cuts munici-
"It might be easy in the
short term to reduce the tax
rate, but to do that in our
city...would result in long-
term consequences," he said.
The Commission also decid-
ed to start the design work on
the public safety building, but
to let the next Commission
complete the project.
"I think it's an important
investment in a project that
will be required," said Mayor
Some of the money to pay
for it will be transferred from
the half cent sales tax fund,
but the Commission chose to
transfer $330,000 from the
fund instead of $660,000 for
Hanson said that the
Commission wanted to
reduce the amount of money
it has to borrow.
on AB commission
With a city election coming
up in October, several candi-
dates have filed to run for
office in Atlantic Beach,
according to the City Clerk's
The election is scheduled for
Oct. 2 and the Mayor's seat and
Commissioners seats 2 and 3 -
currently held by Dezmond
Waters and Sylvia Simmons -
are up for election.
According to the city clerk's
office, five candidates have
*John Meserve filed on April
30 and is running for Mayor.
His treasurer is Steve Bagby.
*John Fletcher filed on May
1 and is running for Seat 2. His
treasurer is Melvin
*Carolyn Woods filed on
May 27 and is running for Seat
2. Her treasurer is Robin
*Paul Parsons filed on April
19 and is running for Seat 3.
His treasurer is Barry Shaw.
*Sylvia Simmons filed on
Aug. 2 and is running for re-
election to Seat 3. Her treasurer
is Shannon Lashley-
The qualifying period begins
Sept. 11 at 12 p.m. and runs
until Sept. 18 at 12 p.m.
The last day to register to
vote is Sept. 4.
Voter registration applica-
tions are available at City Hall,
800 Seminole Road, any public
library, driver's license offices
and state agencies that provide
For more information, visit
the Duval County Supervisor
of Elections Web site,
Fees eyed for SJ coffer
by GRAY ROHRER
St. Johns County pet owners
who fail to keep their pet on a
leash could face steeper fines if
county coinmisiionIes OK pro-
posed fee hikes.-' : -:-
Paid pet registration and a
crackdown on leash law viola-
tions are some of the revenue
boosters being considered by
commissioners to help pay for
services in a time of property
Other suggestions presented
at Tuesday's St. Johns County
Commission meeting are a fee
to register burglar alarms and
increases in fines for false bur-
One suggestion that com-
missioners didn't favor is a pro-
posal to charge for beach park-
"I am not in favor of the off-
beach parking' fees," said
Commissioner Ron Sanchez.
Doug Timms, director of the
Office of Budget Management,
told commissioners that the
proposed fees would diversity
revenue sources for the county.
"County services and pro-
grams should pay for them-
selves as much as possible,"
Timms said, noting that other
counties have similar fees.
To support operations of the
Sheriff's Office, a burglar alarm
registration fee of $20 was sug-
gested, along with a false alarm
A $25 fine would be charged
beginning with the third false
alarm in a year. An additional
$25 would be added to the fine
for each subsequent false alarm
within the year.
The low-end estimate of rev-
enues collected by alarm regis-
tration fees in the first year w\as
$79,000. For,.the' false' alarm
fines, the estimate was
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The Leader's Opinion
Fees should not
Government takes a risk every time it enacts a fee.
And with the current rash to curb property taxes, more
and more governmental bodies are looking to scratch
their fiscal itches with more and more fees.
In St. Johns County, the latest fee proposal is to enact
a $78 annual stormwater fee to be levied on residents. A
recent study concluded that abundant rainfall and rapid
development cause capacity problems for existing
stormwater management systems.
The rainfall in Florida is nothing new and the county
government has permitted every bit of the development,
collecting hefty taxes all the while on the new develop-
ment. The additional tax revenues have far exceeded the
annual rate of inflation, but the surge in tax dollars was
taken as the county's due.
In Jacksonville, where the county government has
enjoyed the same surge in tax revenues as the tax base
boomed, the new limits on taxation now have the coun-
ty looking at enacting fees for stormwater and garbage
The federal government does not consider a fee to be
tax-deductible but property taxes are deductible. Other
than that distinction, there is really little difference
between a fee and tax both are levied by the govern-
ment and come out of the citizen's pocketbook.
It's worth remembering that the recent furor over
mounting property tax bills prompted the legislature to
take action in the last legislative session.
That furor was spawned by a Save Our Homes amend-
ment that capped the taxable value of homesteaded
property. That inherently unfair amendment, while well
intentioned, proved to have unintended consequences,
notably slowing the state's real estate market and
prompting state-mandates on local taxes.
If governments attempt to skirt the public's collective
will by adopting a flurry of fees to make up for lower tax
collections, their actions could also lead-to unintended
A citizenry that feels fees have supplanted the prom-
ised tax cuts could rebel. It is conceivable that such anger
could then lead to citizens pushing through an amend-
ment requiring a public referendum to approve any pub-
Replacing taxes with fees may be politically expedient
in the short term, but it can also be political suicide in
the long term.
Letters to the editor:
Fresh voice needed
on the sports page
To the editor:
I would like to suggest that
The Leader find another sports
columnist. Rex Edmondson is
the absolute worst sports writer
I have ever seen in any news-
paper I have ever read. .
His commentaries never list
the first stat and are filled with
rambling anecdotal garbage.
He is always negative and
down on the Jags and has a
special thing for Byron
Leftwich. I don't even like
Leftwich and it still just
amazes me. His column looks
just like what you'd expect a
sports column to look like if an
average ornery old guy who
knew nothing about sports just
started writing his thoughts. I
think any change you could
make would be an improve-
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Not sure how to observe
Women's Equality Day
had a bad feeling as soon as
I got onto the boat. It was a
small rented sailboat that
was piloted by two women.
The women had taken a few
sailing lessons and wanted to
try out their nautical prowess
on the Potomac River. I and
two other fellows went along
for the ride.
And what a ride it was.
Shortly after we boarded, one of
the women, a lawyer, began lec-
turing us on sailing techniques.
She told us about the jib, the
small sail up front, and how to
move it from one side to anoth-
er by releasing one jib rope and
pulling the other.
She explained what it meant
to "tack," or shift the sails from
one side to another to catch the
wind and change direction. She
lectured us with a seriousness
you'd encounter at a sexual-
No sooner did her lecture
conclude than :the winds
whipped up and grabbed the
sails. We were yanked out to the
great unknown at the neck-
snapping speed of two miles per
"Let g6 of the jib!" she shout-
ed to one of the men, who,
being a man, felt the need to do
something, so he grabbed the
jib rope. I later learned he was
her ex-husband and they still
"But if I pull the jib tighter, it
will catch more wind," he spec-
ulated. Men speculate. A lack of
actual knowledge never inter-
feres with our perpetual quest
to resolve problems.
"Release the jib now!"
"But if.I .,."
"I said let go of the damn jib!"
He let goof the damn jib. His
surrender, and the embarrass-
ment we felt for him, set the
V i .a
tone for the rest of the torturous,
No matter where you sit on.
a sailboat piloted by women,
you are in the way. Your head
is perpetually getting struck by
ropes, pulleys and sail rods. If
you attempt to do nothing,
the women yell at you to pull
the damn jib. If you pull the
damn jib, they demand you
release it.' If you release'it,'lhy'e
demand you pull it tighter.
I got to thinking about this
epispde after reading about
Women's Equality Day, to be'
celebrated Aug. 26. Congress
established it in 1971 to spot-
light women's efforts at
achieving equality. It is cele-
brated every Aug. 26 because
that's the day women won the
right to vote back in 1920.
Things sure have changed
It used to be that women
were held back-in this country.
They had few options but to
marry and become mothers,
and they were then expected
to stay home while the men
went off to run the country.
Today, the potential of
women has been unleashed
and we're all better off.
Women are excelling in every
profession. More women than
men are enrolling in college
and more are earning
advanced degrees. Nearly 40
percent of all businesses in
America are owned by women.
It's true that women have
not yet achieved parity at the
top levels of corporate
America. It's also true that
women earn 75 percent of
what men do, though doesn't
this have more to do with the
choices women can now make
Women can stay single and
climb the corporate ladder.
Women can marry, have a
family and hire a nanny to
watch the kids. They can sus-
pend their careers to stay
home with the kids, which
will reduce their, earning
potential when they return to
work. There are a million
choices available and women
are choosing .eer) variation
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-"itidet'tie'su .. .
And they're piloting sail-
It used to be that when five
people got onto a sailboat, the
,men sat in the back barking.
orders. They'd soon get to
bickering and turn an other-
wise delightful outing into a
Now women are doing that.
While they focus intensely on
their piloting duties, it's the
men who are adrift at sea.
We're not sure whether we
should pull or release the
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CHEERS to the fact that
school is back in session. As a
parent with a child in middle
school and one in high school,
the reasons are probably obvi-
ous. I continue to be impressed
by the individuals at our area
schools who expend so much
energy and enthusiasm educat-
ing our children. There may be
bureaucratic snafus in the
school system, but the individu-
als I encounter in the schools
themselves tend to be earnest
JEERS, to the obscenely early
start time for high school stu-
dents at Fletcher. For years the
school board has talked about
changing, the start times, but
high school students continue
to flock to the school at 7 a.m.
-ridiculous if you consider that
many of the students work in
the evening or compete in after-
hours athletic events.
Meanwhile, elementary school
students, who normally wake
early and have less to do after
school, must Dbide their time
before school begins at 8:30
a.m. and middle school doesn't
get going until after 9 a.m. It's
time for a schedule that is not
driven by the availability and
scheduling of school buses.
CHEERS to the resolve vari-
otis local; elected officials are
showing to continue support for
the Beaches Resource center.
Most of us are fortunate enough
'ndt to require its services,
-including counseling and other
intervention aimed at helping
Families. But it is one of the few
resources actually available at
the. Beaches to everyone in"
need. As one official explained,
a little investment now can pay
off and save. an awful'lot of
future expense and hardship.
JEERS that all minor and
Major police reports filed at
Fletcher High School do not
automatically get copied to
Neptune Beach, which has juris-
diction for the .school. A
Jacksonville Sheriff's deputy
may be at the school, but the
neighborhood police should be
advised every single time that
there is any trouble on campus.
More letters to the editor:
Reasons to vote no on district seats for Atlantic Beach
To the editor:
The current salesmanship of
the "Districting" voting concept
by the current Atlantic Beach
Commission is nothing more
than a cloak of the current
social malaise sweeping the
nation, better known as, politi-
Despite months of glowing
news stories peddling. the sup-
posed benefits of the voting dis-
trict concept to Atlantic Beach
citizens, there are some serious
drawbacks worthy of considera-
tion by the electorate.
Past Commissions have repre-
sented Atlantic Beach well
because they approached deci-
sions holistically, i.e. what was.
best for the greater community
good rather than fragmentally
which is, "what's good for me".
For decades the status quo has
been that candidates for com-
mission seats have negotiated
their way through the numer-
ous and varied unofficial vet-
ting processes that determine a
candidates ability to think,
uphold and contribute to the
political responsibilities of hold-
ing and administering a com-
mission seat. These include
serving on various committees,
ancillary boards, leading partic-
ular causes or engaging in the
day-to-'day discourse of local
For the most part, Atlantic
Beach has been well served by
intelligent, hardworking and
dedicated commissioners who
won their respective seat by
becoming versed in the issues,
meeting constituents while
walking down the streets, rais-
ing money and participating in
local issues of the day. This is
why, with a few bumps here
and there, the City has run rela-
tively well over the years.
Districting will change that.
In the current Commission's
tenor of "protecting the minori-
ty from the oppression of the
majority" ( a quote from the
current mayor last Fall ) they are
not only guaranteeing discord
among future commissioners,
but more importantly, they are.
diluting you vote by 60%. In
current form, Atlantic Beach cit-
izens can vote for any one of
four seats and the mayor, and
no less than two seats and a
mayor every two years. Under
the terms of the proposed refer-
endum, we will all be limited to
voting for only the one assigned
commission seat every four
years. Though this may seem
appropriate ina city of one mil-
lion, it makes no sense in a city
of less than 9,800 eligible voters.
Apparently, nationwide, 72 per-
cent of cities Atlantic Beach's
size feel the same way, and do
not have voting districts. A fact
apparently lost on the current
To buttress this position, one
needs to look no further than
the current and past election
cycles. No viable candidate has
shown the initiative from the
perceived unrepresented areas
to even run, much less win a
commission seat. Personally, I
would prefer to have a candi-
date and commissioner with the
initiative,, energy and gumption
that is required to responsibly
hold and win a seat than an
unmotivated, unknown, unvet-
ted candidate that slides
through with 40-50 votes with
no understanding of gover-
nance, budgets or fiduciary
handing someone a commis-
sion seat based on their geo-
graphic location smacks of elit-
ism and irresponsibility. It's clas-
sic limousine liberal democracy.
Currently, any eligible Atlantic
Beach citizen can already run
freely for office, attend meet-
ings, vote and become civically
involved if they so desire. These
free range concepts do not need
to be mandated constitutional-
ly. This will only lead to future
fractious and divisive commis-
sions where the mantra "what
have you done for me" will out-
weigh what is better for the
greater community good. I'm
against the diminution of my
vote, so I'm saying "No" to
Kelly R. Elmore
Electorate should decide district ?
To the editor:
Commissioner Mike Borno
voted against placing on the
Oct. 2 ballot a Commission-
'appointed study group's
that a residency requirement
be added for election: to the
existing four Commission
Mr. Borno makes no argu-
ment against the recommen-
dation itself or the reasoning
behind it; he claims "misper-
ceptions" and "innuendoes"
underpin the study group's
Mr. Boro's vote signifies
that he does not want the
taxpaying electorate to make
the decision in the voting
booth -- even though this
matter affects the municipal
social contract, the Atlantic
Why Mr. Borno would not
want The People to vote
upon the subject is a ques-
tion only he can answer
definitively. But, as Lynyrd
Skynyrd sang, "I know a lit-
tle, and baby, I can guess the
rest." And, knowing first-
hand a little about Mr.
Borno's politics and friends,
my guess is he prefers autoc-
racy to republicanism.
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Floridians say house values stable
Horidians are optimistic
about housing prices despite
the gloom pervading much of
the real estate industry, a
University of Florida survey
finds. Only 5 percent of 287
Florida homeowners said they
think their house values will
fall during the next five years,
according to the survey,
which was conducted in
July by UF's Bureau of
Economic and Business
Research. Eighty-two percent
expected the value of their
houses to rise, and 13 percent
said they would remain the
same. The median respondent
expected a gain of 18 percent,
or a little more than 3 percent
UF economists said they
were not surprised by the
results. "The last time hous-
ing prices fell and didn't
recover within five years was
during the Great Depression,"
Hamilton, a UF economics
professor and chairman of the
economics department. "Most
of the problem in Florida
right now is that we've had a
huge amount of building and
lots of speculative buying,
and things are now catching
Although there is a large
inventory of' condominiums
for sale statewide, many of
these units are likely to be
sold and occupied within the
next few years, he said.
Florida's draw as a retirement
destination as the baby
boomers age is another factor
that bodes well for the state,
Denslow, a UF economics
professor who led the
research. "As these baby
boomers flood into Florida,
they will be -pushing housing
prices up," he said.
The questions were asked as
part of the bureau's monthly
consumer confidence tele-
phone survey. The responses
about housing price expecta-
tions did not vary significant-
ly by age, race, gender, region
within the state or current
house value, Denslow said.
"This surprised me a little
bit because we expect people
to be more pessimistic where
there is a huge glut on the
market such as the Tampa Bay
or the Orlando area," he said.
"The people who do dis-
tressed house sales, the web
sites where they say they'll
buy your house for only 80
percent of its value, they love
Orlando right now."
The housing market is in a
period of correction after the
dramatic appreciation in real
estate values nationally and
particularly in Florida since
2000, Denslow said. In most
Florida markets the median
price of existing homes is
declining, he said.
"Although these declines
are temporary, there will be at
least some Florida markets
where house price apprecia-
tion will be very low over the
next five years," he said. "My
guess would be that you'll see
low house price appreciation
in the Tampa Bay, Orlando
and Miami area simply
because of the number of
existing units on the market."
In contrast, large price
reductions are unlikely in
Gainesville or Tallahassee
where the housing boom has
not been nearly as dramatic,
Denslow said. "And similarly,
I don't think that
Jacksonville is going to be
hurt as badly as Fort Myers or
Naples or the Fort Pierce
area," he said.
Resort names director
Beaches resident April Biller,
formerly director of conference
and catering at the Ponte Vedra
Inn & Club, has been appoint-
ed director of exceptional
events at the Casa Monica
Hotel in St. Augustine. With
more than 10 years of hospital-
ity experience in the luxury
hotel market, Biller will be
responsible for managing and
directing the exceptional
catered events at the hotel.
Golf group seeks award
Florida's First Coast of Golf, a
nonprofit organization that
markets Ponte Vedra and other
areas of Northeast Florida as a
golf vacation destination, has
been named a finalist in this
year's Visit Florida Flagler
Awards competition. The non-
profit submitted entries for its
Moving to May campaign for,
The Players championship and
for its new web site (florida-
golf.org). The Flagler Awards
program acknowledges market-
ing achievements of the state's
destinations, attractions and
other entities. Winners will be
announced at the annual
Governor's Conference on
Tourism in Boca Raton.
Toll Brothers net down
Toll Brothers Inc. reported
Wednesday that its third-quar-
ter net income was $26.5 mil-
lion compared with 2006's
third-quarter results of $174.6
Despite the company's poli-
cy of typically not starting a
home until a contract and
non-refundable deposit are in
place, chairman and CEO
Robert I. Toll said,, the compa-
ny has "experienced a much
higher rate of cancellations
than at any time in our 21-year
history as a public company."
Toll Brothers, which builds
high-end single-family homes,
is among the builders in
Vision director moves
Bonnie Barnes, who served
recently as executive director
of St. Johns Vision, has been
N No r t h
Trust is a
profit organization whose pur-
pose is to preserve natural
areas and special places in
seven North Florida counties.
of North .
J a m i e
joined St. :. "
John & "' Ma
Partners as Mackey
media planner serving the
firm's Smoothie King, Terrell
Hogan and Zaxby's accounts.
A native of Des Moines, Iowa,
Mackey currently lives in
Former Leader reporter Eric
Cardenas was recently named
director of the Office of Public
Information and Publications
at The University of Tampa. As
director, Cardenas will oversee
vise the pro-
select inter- ,
and help ,
website. Cardenas was most
recently director of media rela-
tions for Connecticut College.
Previously, he served as direc-
tor of communication at
Albertson College of Idaho.
Cardenas received a bachelor's
degree in English literature
from Rhodes College (Tenn.)
and a master's degree in mass
communications from the
University of Florida.
photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Hermann Muller, executive chef at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club,
works in the kitchen of the Seahorse Grille, the club's new
oceanfront restaurant. Open to club members and resort guests,
the Seahouse "is our experiment into casual dining," said Andy
Radovic, Inn & Club marketing director.
Free program offered on
changing career paths
Christ Episcopal Church is
offering Job Seeker
Workshops free of charge for
managers, professionals and
administrators who are
between jobs or want to
change career direction.
The next two six-hour Job
.Seeker Workshops will be
held on Saturdays,
September 8 and 15, from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 108
of the Christian Formation
Building of Christ Episcopal
Church at 400 San Juan
The workshops, which are
free, are conducted by
human resource, executive
search and corporate execu-
tives who will help prepare
participants for the entire
job search: process. This
includes self-assessment, re-
inventing yourself, design-
ing a compelling resume,
developing search strategies
and tactics, networking,
identifying targets, inter-
viewing and negotiating
your job offer.
Workbook and lunch will
.Register by e-mailing
Charlie Hoskins at
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Favorite Insurance Agency
Favorite International Restaurant
Favorite Jewelry Store
Favorite Nail Salon
Favorite Oriental Restaurant (Chinese, Japanese, Thai)
Favorite Pet Store
Favorite Pizza Restaurant
Favorite Place to Buy Toys
Favorite Place for Home Accents, Furniture
Favorite Restaurant When You're the Guest
Favorite Restaurant When You're Paying
Favorite Restaurant with a View
Favorite Salad Bar
Favorite Seafood Market
Favorite Seafood Restaurant
Favorite Shoe Repair Shop
Favorite Store for Sports Equipment, Clothes
Favorite Sub Sandwich
Favorite Surf/Dive Shop
Favorite Wraps are at
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Favorite Bike Shop_______
Favorite Breakfast Restaurant
Favorite Burger at the Beach
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SHIRLEY RAE BISBING
Shirley Rae Bisbing, 75,
died Aug. 21, 2007. A long-
time resident of Atlantic
Beach, she was retired as a
Clerk Typist for the city of
She is survived by her hus-
band of 55 years, William E.
Bisbing; son, William B.
Bisbing; half-brother, Edward;
and sister, Mary.
The funeral service will be
held at 11 a.m. Saturday in
the chapel of Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home, 3600
3rd St. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Visitation with the family will
be at 10 a.m. Saturday, one
hour prior to service time.
Interment will follow in H.
Warren Smith Cemetery,
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
MARGARET E. PATTERSON
Margaret E. (nee Hass)
Patterson, of Tonawanda, N.Y.
and Jacksonville Beach, died
Aug. 23, 2007. She was the wife
of Robert C. Patterson for 62
years and the mother of
Lawrence (Jonna), Linda Miller
(Craig), Robert Charles (Bette)
and Susan (Kevin) Kilgallon.
She was the proud grandmoth-
er of Heather Sobush (Dave),
Lauren, Adam and Ray
Patterson, Lindsay, Ashley and
Matthew Miller and Ryan
She was predeceased by her
parents, Herman A. Hass and
Mabel (Howard) Hass, and her
brother, Carl. She is survived
by her sister, Geraldine (the
late Walter) Cook. She was the
sister-in-law of Bea Bennett
and the late Martha and Earl
Stellrecht. She is also survived
by many nieces and nephews.
She will be remembered by
her family and friends for her
positive attitude, quick smile
and love of life.
She graduated from the
Buffalo General School of
Nursing and enjoyed working
as a Registered Nurse in pedi-
atric care in the 1950s and
'60s. She also enjoyed traveling
with her husband Bob and
spent part of each year at Fort
Myers Beach, Fla., Jacksonville
Beach and Georgian Bay,
Whatever she did was done
with zest and passion, whether
it was reading, golfing, her
daily walks, gardening, knit-
ting, crocheting or creating her
porcelain dolls. She especially
loved being with her family.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.
JOHN FRANKLIN MORGAN JR.
John Franklin Morgan Jr.,
68, died Aug. 15, 2007. He is
survived by his wife of 36
years, Patricia Isaacs Morgan.
A memorial service will be
held at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Christ Episcopal Church,
Ponte Vedra Beach, with Rt.
Rev. Ed Chalfant and Rev.
Deacon Jo Hoskins officiating.
A reception will follow at
Ponte Vedra Valley.
He leaves behind three sons,
John Franklin Morgan III and
his wife, Jennifer, Kenneth
Delbert Morgan and his wife,
Debra, and Michael James
McGuire; Delberta Warheit,
the mother of John and
Kenneth, and her husband
George. He also leaves behind
his dog, Heidi.
He is survived by his sister,
Anita D'Amico and her hus-
band Joseph. He is also sur-
vived by the loves of his life,
his five grandchildren, Ofelia,
Lillian, Elizabeth Morgan,
Asia Preston and Sarah. He
was preceded in death by his
parents, John Franklin
Morgan and Grace Heard
Among other members of
his family are his sister-in-law,
Ruth Isaacs; nieces, Angela
(Dennis) Eaton and Martha
(Michael) Gainer; great nieces,
Bailey Eaton, Katherine
(David) Hathaway, Laura
Gainer, Margaret Isaacs and
Hayley Isaacs; nephews
Joseph (Wendy) D'Amico and
Henry (Luanne) Isaacs. He
also is survived by four
Janine Gill, Sherry Nelson,
Brittany and Samantha
Other survivors include his
administrative assistant and
family friend, Amy (Robert)
Masters, with whom he
worked side by side for 29
years; Melisa Padgett, Jennifer
(Vance) Fouraker and his
"family" of St. Noelle Court,
Spud the cat and his dog-
walking buddy, Ally.
He was born in
Chattanooga, Tenn. in 1938
and moved in 1948 to
Orlando, where he graduated
from Boone High School and
went on to graduate from
Florida State University
School of Advertising.
His first job in advertising
was with Ned Hubbard at
Bunker-Hubbard in 1964.
From there he went to
William Cook Advertising and
later worked with partners Bill
Kemp at Kemp and Morgan
and John Carraway at
Carraway and Morgan. He had
worked for the past 29 years as
Nation Sales Manager for No-
Muv Corp., a subsidiary of
Mussallem Oriental Rugs.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to
the Jacksonville Humane
Society or Christ Episcopal
Church Memorial Garden.
Arrangements under the
care of Ponte Vedra Valley,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Kyle Andrew Collins, 22,
9803 Creekfront Road,
Jacksonville, was arrested on
charges of attempted burglary
of a dwelling, criminal mischief,
&hd loitering or prowling early
Tuesday morning, police report-
A 16-year old boy reported a
strong armed robbery that
occurred in the parking lot in
the 600 block of Ponte Vedra
Boulevard the afternoon of Aug.
The victim told deputies that
he parked his vehicle in the
parking lot of the Ponte Vedra
Lodge & Club at 1:30 p.m. and
went to the beach. He returned
at 3:50 p.m. and observed a
black Honda Civic with three
occupants parked next to his
vehicle. As the victim attempted
to get into his vehicle, one of
the male subjects began to
attack him. The victim stated
he was shoved around,
punched in the stomach and
thrown to the ground. The sub-
ject then removed the victim's
shoes and the three drove away.
The victim told the deputy that
the same subject attacked him a
few weeks ago in the same park-
ing lot, but he never reported
the incidefit. The victim was
transported to Beaches Baptist
Hospital by family for treat-
Larceny-was reported on Aug.
14 in the 1700 block of Beach
Avenue, according to a police
report. A trailer was stolen from
a construction site, according to
Vandalism was reported on
Aug. 18 in the 10 block of 10th
Street, according to a police
report. The victim discovered a
bullet hole in the rear quarter
panel of his vehicle, according
to the report.
A 20-year-old female was
arrested for an unnatural or las-
civious act during a prostitution
detail on Aug. 16 in the 2300
block of Mayport Road, accord-
ing to a police report.
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 14 in the 300 block of
Sixth Street, according to a
police report. A nail gun, worth
$450, was stolen from a con-
struction site, according to a
Robbery was reported on Aug.
19 in the 70 block of Levy Road,
according to a police report.
The victim told police he was
sitting in the back of his truck
when a man came up to him
and demanded his wallet. The
victim said no and the suspect
pulled a folding knife out and
began poking him in the chest
with the knife, according to the
report. The victim also told
police that he knew who the
suspect was and that he was
mute. When police questioned
the victim about how the ihan
asked for his ballett, the victim
said he implied it with the
knife, according to the report.
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 20 in the 1500 block of
Landing Lane, according to a
police report. The victim told
if you don't, call me."
Former Prosecutor (St.
police his pitching machine,
worth $1,250, was stolen,
according to the report.
Burglary to a residence was
'"reported on Aug. 22 in the 1600
block of 3rd Ave. N., according
to a police report. Several items
were stolen from the victim's
residence, including multiple
firearms, a 14K gold chain and
medallion and DVDs, according
to the report.
Burglary to an automobile
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community leaders, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority proudly
announces the creation of a new special express bus service to Ponte Vedra
Beach. This new route, BH-50, was developed in response to requests from
local businesses in an effort to create better access to employment
Initially, the BH-50 will make two trips in the morning and two trips in the after-
noon. The bus will run non-stop from the Gateway Mall to the FCCJ/Rosa
Parks Station in Downtown Jacksonville. From Downtown, the bus will run
express along 1-95 to J.Turner Butler Boulevard where it will make one stop at
the St. Johns Town Center before continuing on to the South Beach Shopping
Center at JTB and SR A1A. The BH-50 will then make stops south along SR
A1A until it reaches Sawgrass Village. On its return, the BH-50 will reverse the
route, making stops along A1A, the run non-stop between the beaches, the
St. Johns Town Center, Downtown and Gateway.
This new service is being funded by a grant from the Florida Department of
Transportation. The public is invited to come hear more about this exciting
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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 285-5437.
Church Women Meet
Church Women United will
hold the September Kickoff
meeting on Friday, September
7 at St. Paul's by the Sea
Refreshments will be served at
10 a.m. and the meeting begins
at 10:30. The church address is
Fifth Street and 11th Ave.
North in Jacksonville Beach.
Area Crafters Sought
St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church invites area crafters to
participate in the 9th Annual
Craft & Bake Sale on Saturday,
October 20. Contact the
church office at 249-4575 for
the rates. St. Andrew's
Lighthouse will also hold its
Annual Yard Sale at the same
time. The church address is
1801 Beach Blvd.
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
World Youth Day Reunion
A reunion of people who
attended the 1997 World
Youth Day or anyone who pro-
vided support for the group
will be held from 2 to 5 p.m.
on Sunday 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. today. 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. 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
St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church will hold a
Rally Day on Sunday to show-
case church ministries.
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; call 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,
For information or to register
contact Patti Heilmann at 220-
8665 or pheilmann@com-
Christ Episcopal Church is at
400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Reed Dickens, former Assistant Press Secretary to President
George W. Bush, is the guest speaker at the August 15 Surge at
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church. Dickens spoke on authority
from a Biblical perspective, said Tim Early, Director of Junior
High Ministry at the church. The next monthly Surge gathering
for junior and senior high school students and parents will be on
Wednesday, September 19. Guest speaker Ben Glenn will use
art, music, and digital animation to present the Gospel.
Information about Glenn can be found on chalkguy.com.
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 healing,
prayer, witness talks, and'
music. For information call the
church office at 285-2698; the
church address is 545 A1A
North in Ponte Vedra.
Unity Spiritual Enrichment
Rev. Betty Sikking offers
inspirational lessons at 10:30
a.m. on Sundays at the Hilton
Garden Inn at 9745 Gate
Parkway in Jacksonville. Call
262-9496 for the "Spoken
Beth El Beaches Synagogue is
now enrolling pre-K through
7th Grade students for Hebrew
School. The school year begins
on Sunday. Classes will be held
on Sunday mornings and
Atlantic Beach Women's
Connection will present An
Artful Brunch featuring Katrina
Brocato from the Cummer
Museum on Wednesday,
September 5 at the Selva
Marina Country Club. Deanna
Hansen-Doying will also speak
on "Finding the Balance
Between Prudence and
The brunch is from 9:30 to
11 a.m. and complimentary
child care is provided.
Reservations are $12 and can
be made by calling Vivian at
246-2522 or 994-8850 or email
The event is sponsor by
Women's NetWork Luncheon
Palms Presbyterian Church
will have a kick-off luncheon
for the church's Women's
NetWork at noon on Saturday.
The informal luncheon in
Patten Hall will also include
information on upcoming
activities. Reservations are $10
and can be made at the church
office at 3410 S. Third Street S.
in Jacksonville Beach or by
More than 50 works of art by
.Shades of Grace artists will be
on display in Bethel Gallery's
new show, "For the Glory of
Hymn." Works on display rep-
resent "old time" hymns and
the history and words of each
of the hymns are also on dis-
"For the Glory of Hymn"
continues through September
16. Bethel Gallery is at Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church at
4510 Palm Valley Road.
The exhibit can be viewed
from 9 a.m to 5 p.m Monday
through Friday and from 9
a.m. to noon on Sunday.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
is holding a Bible Study titled
"Myth or Faith, A Fresh Look
at Christian Doctrine" on the
second Tuesday of the month
at 9 a.m. at Cinotti's Bakery. All
are welcome to attend and cof-
fee and pastries will be provid-
ed. Cinotti's is at 1523
Penman Road in Jacksonville
Beach. For information con-
tact the church office at 249-
The second annual Kosher
Food Festival, the Hard Loxx
Cafe, will be held on Sunday.
The event is sponsored by
Chabad @ the Beaches and will
include cooking shows, games,
a magic show, and more. A
variety of kosher foods
(matzah ball soup, knishes,
latkes, and deli sandwiches)
will be available.
The event is open to the pub-
lic and there is no admission
charge. For information visit
Music for a Sunday Morning
Church of Jacksonville hosts
concerts at 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday mornings. Concerts are
free and open to the public.
The church is at 7405
Arlington Expressway in
Jacksonville, call 725-8133 for
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.
See RELIGION BRIEFS, A-8
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
All Vehicles Must Enter on Golf View
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 1115 AM, 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist
Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist 7:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 6:00 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel 6:00 PM except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services
CHRIST CHURCH SAN PABLO
2002 San Pablo Rd., Jacksonville 221-4777
Beginning Sept. 2, 8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, 9:15 AM Christian Formation. 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist
For event information, visit w~w.christepiscopalchurch.com
COASTAL CHRISTIAN ST. FRANCIS
Exciting, Growing EPISCOPAL C H
895 Palm Valley Rd
553-9910 (1 mile east of US1)
Met Sundas Sunday Services
e Un ays o10:00am Holy Eucharist &
10:00 a.m. -11i:30 a.m. Children's Chapel
Sa.m. -Nursery available
www.coastalc ristian.org 543-0112
Worshiping at ANGLICAN
,- Ocean Palms Elementary School BEACHE
355 Landrum Ln, Ponte Vedra Beach CHURCH
9:30 a.m. Contemporary Service* Worship Service Eucharist
11:00 a.m. Traditional Service* 5pm Sunday
*Kingdom Kids available Rev. Gary Blaylock, Vicar
PONTE VEDRA Childcare always provided Services held at:
... .;. Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor Neptune Baptist Church, Rm 101
United Methodist 407 Third Street
S280-5141 www.pv-umc.org Neptune Beach
Church "Connecting the Unconnected" WWW.ANGLICANBEACHESCHURCH.ORG
I p res y e a r, : 11 u c
The falms Oasis
is a Communitq Nurtured by
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5efve Cod's Mission in the World
Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.
Nursery at all services
All ages 9:40 a.m.
,3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beac
Ph: 904-246-6427 www.palmschurch.org
4. HOLYTRINITY LORD OF LIFE
"V1- ANGLICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH LUTHERAN CHURCH
"F* (A Traditional Anglican Church)
Holy Communion 276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M. Ph. 285-5347
Good Friday Service 9:00 am Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel Sunday Contemporary Worship
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach 8:30am
MAILINGADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294 nday Church School 9:45am
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294 Sunday church School 9:45am
www.holytrinityneptunebeach.org Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
Rev. Robert C. Adams, Vicar Nursery Provided
ST. ANDREW'S /(
LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) N I P A/( E
(BY THE SEA)
A Stephen Ministry Congregation Baptist Church
1801 Beach Blvd. SATURDAY EVENING
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575 6:30 pm Contemporary Worship Service
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER SUNDAY
Sunday Worship 9:00 am Contemporary Worship Service
8:00 am & 10:30 am 10:30 am Traditional Service
Sunday 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
Nur ywwwmPeptunebaptistorf Neptune Beach
Nursery Provided Tom Bary, Pastor 4.249.2307
c- 150 Sherry Drive Aarie: Beach FL
" IbL6 Rev. Dr. Gabe Go dman. Paticr h1 his r il urh
, ChuiCr, fOl 249 8698 (h il Uib
PreschooVKinderJanen Ottfe 241-7335
www.communtypcusa.org Service Times
Schedule:aturday 5:00 pm
Sunday Moming Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m. Saturday 5:00 pm
Church School- All Ages 9:45 a.m. Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am
Youth Fellowships 5p.m.
Contemporary Worship Sev. 5:59 p.m. (904) 268-2500
Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7 p.m. www.MandarinChristian.com
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Presbyterian Church f
"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Toddler Ministries,
Middle, High School, College
Adult Ministries ,
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem Visit
eW/ begim bapn t Chrck
1050 Highway A1A 285-4288
Sunday School 9:00am
St Paul's by the Sea
POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE
elIS iiiii l ltE l *BtS!
Welcome Families Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
es Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
& Singles Christian Formation At 8:45 am
Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N. Jax Beach, FL www.stpaulsbythesea@ spbts.net
l* B ll' I hRabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, PhD. Spiritual Leader
I1 1 tBML Co-Presidents: Stuart Beckerman, Loretta Cornelius
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.
"A Home for Jewish Families at the Beach"
UNITY DAILY WORD BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN
STUDY CLASS J. CHURCH j
Wed. Evening 7:30 pm l MISSOURI SYNOD |
Ribault Garden Club 1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.) Phone: 249-5418
355-5100 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Dial A Prayer 355-7044 Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Church of the Daily Word Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
125 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
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
TRADITIONAL- YET TIMELY
Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
SNursery Provided -
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249-5370
Rev. Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ
T. U ST. JOHN'S
ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
CATHOLIC 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
1st Avenue North at 5th Street Fater Joseph 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
Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. or t.
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.)
Aft o -m o A nn .'.on n m Sunday 6:00 p.m. (7-H.S.)
Weekday Preschoo/Kindergarten (3, 4 & 5 yr olds) o6045 Greenana Rd. near rmPhilips nwy. ..er a.m....ass... --.-- --::. : ::" ..... 246-6014
SPalm Valley Baptist Church OCEANSIDE
to 4 :-W- Palm Valley Road. P:-ro '."raO
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Su .maih: email@example.com ., : g th .1 1025 Snug Harbor Court '- ,dr .
Sunday School for all ages ....9.15am (off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St. and Orchid
Sunday Worship st.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
Service ......................... 10:30am S* 3* Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Sunday Evening Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Bible Study ...................... 6:00pm e246-2709Ble a.m.
Blended Worship 10:30 a.m.
Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Family 600m S y :00a.m.Evening Worship 6:30 p.m,
Dinner ............................... 60pm c C Worship 11:00 a.m.ing 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ,3 Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Weekday Ministry 246-2891
for all ages ............................................. 00prr Weekday Ministry 246-2891
A Southern Baptist ChLrc h -i Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
August 24, 2007
Fellowship Hall dedication ceremony
by KATHY NICOLETTI
A Kirking of the Tartans held at
Community Presbyterian Church last
Sunday was held at the end of a morn-
ing that began with the dedication cer-
emony for the church's new Fellowship
Rev. Gabe Goodman began the bless-
ing of the tartans with the prayer,
"Today we invoke God's blessing not
only upon the clans of Scotland.......Let
us raise the banner of Christ's cross in
benediction to everyone, for each is pre-
cious to the Creator."
The Kirking of the Tartans originated
in the United States. It was started in
the 1940's by Dr. Peter Marshall, a
Presbyterian minister and native of
Scotland, who served as Chaplain for
the United States Senate, said Doug
Speed, Sr. who organized Sunday's
Speed is a member of both
Community Presbyterian and the
Scottish heritage organization, the
Jacksonville St. Andrew's Society.
"St. Andrew is the patron saint of
Scotland.... and the Presbyterian Church
was founded in Scotland," he said.
St. Andrew's Society banners repre-
senting 70 Scottish clans were at
Sunday's Kirking, either on display in
the sanctuary or carried into the
church during the procession, said
photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
(left) The dedication ceremony for Community Presbyterian Church's new Fellowship Hall and a Kirking of the Tartans was held
on Sunday, August 19. The Fellowship Hall will provide space for church fellowship events, scout activities, and the Cold Night
Shelter. Additional photos from the Kirking of the Tartans are on www.beachesleader.com.
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affection Continued from A-7
79 Movie: Sp. Celebrate Recovery
81 Shawl A biblical based program for
83 Longfellow's persons facing personal prob-
birthplace lems, meets every Friday at 6:30
84 Took a p.m. in the fellowship hall of'
pleasure Beach United Methodist
cruise Church, 3rd Street at 7th Ave.
85 Advanced N., Jacksonville Beach. The pro-
degs. gram emphasizes that through
86 "... the worship and same-gender small
ramparts groups, people can work on per-
we.." sonal struggles. The evenings
91TOnes:who-are.; begin with dinner. Call 249-.
S oomed 2343.
doomed Men's group meetings
92 Optimistic Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
93 Stolen Church offers "Bible and
94 20 Bagels", a men's Bible study
95 Oven user group, from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.
96 Puncture on Wednesdays in the
97 Convertible Fellowship Hall. The church
98 Musical group address is 4140 Hodges Blvd. For
99 Voiced information call 223-6922.
100 Dagger The men's group from
101 Whittle Calvary Anglican Church meets
102 Actress at 6:15 a.m. at the Beach Diner
Moran at 501 Atlantic Blvd. The cur-
103 South rent topic for the Bible Study is
African, "The Minor Prophets" led by
SPastor David Sandifer. For infor-
foxu mation call 241-9400
105 Pay up? A men's Bible study is held
106 Defunct at 7 a.m. Monday at Ponte
airline Vedra United Methodist
107 Foreign cars, Church, 35 Executive' Way,
for short Ponte Vedra Beach.
108 Miner's find Palms Presbyterian men's
109 Annoy Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education
--- Community Presbyterian
S Chtirch at 150 Sherry Dr. in
S| Atlantic Beach has Wednesday
morning prayer breakfasts for
i -men at 7 a.m.
St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church has a Men's
4 :4-1 Prayer Group and Bible Study
which meets on the first and
third Saturday of the month at 8
Sa.m. in Stormes Hall.
Call for an appointment
( 249-5601 )
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21 Use a pencil
22 Sunken tracks
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29 Swiss artist
40 River in Italy
41 Berry, for one
44 Early 5th-
45 Puck pusher
47 Loafer width
49 Small room
50 Be a boozer
51 TV Marine
52 Old car
53 Tools with
57 Passed out
61 Cone &
64 Residents of
NY and NM
69 Ford or
70 One who
73 Garden tools
74 Islands off the
77 Jewelry store r
79 Actor James
82 Anti's vote
83 Goofy's pal
87 500 sheets
89 Before: pref.
90 Serves as an
91 Like a
95 Betty of
96 Evil one
107 Piece of
110 In _; even
113 Author Leon
115 Lost color
2 Vein problem
4 Storm center
7 Mrs. Lennon
11 City on the
12 Elongated- :,
15 Thick liqueur
16 Foreign car
32 Like a he-man
33 Pen contents
34 Boring peo-
35 Fairy tale
36 "Beat it!"
39 Flying insect
40 "...isn't very
41 Cool desserts
45 Clover and
46 Male animals
49 Uncle Miltie
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Your child may have 20/20 eyesight
but 010 vision. The difference is critical.
I. :Eyesight is merely the basic ability to see.
Vision is the ability to identify, interpret.
comprehend, and act on what is seen.
Routine vision tests performed by school
personnel or by most eye care professionals
measure eyesight. They do not include
Sthe kinds of testing that can find visually
d related learning problems.
Our VIP (Vision anprovement Program) can diagnose and successfully treat
vision problems that are often reflected in the following behaviors:
Unable to sit still cannot stay on task for any
Length of time.
I Very clumsy: poor eye-hand coordination.
Does written work very slowly often fails to
complete a task.
Has difficulty copying visual material;
constantly looks up and down.
SMoves entire head instead of eyes when
Reversals-for example confiising the words
"was and saw" or letters "b and d".
Is disorganized and frustrated when studying
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& Senators set for Friday's Kickoff Classic
T ming is everything in
his world and it seems
The hotel/casino conglom-
erate has announced plans to
build a 20,000-seat arena in
Las Vegas in hopes of luring
an NBA or NHL team.
Yes, that would be the same
NBA currently reeling from a
betting scandal involving a
referee who pled guilty last
week to fixing games. Tim
Donaghy has also indicated
he's ready to blow the whistle
on other refs involved in gam-
Also last week, former NHL
star and Phoenix Coyotes
assistant coach Rick Tocchet
was sentenced on charges of
promoting gambling stem-
ming from a 2005 federal
"Operation Slap Shot" that
uncovered a massive betting
ring involving many in the *
hockey world including play-
ers, coaches and an owner.
And now we're dealing with
Atlanta Falcons quarterback
Michael Vick. While most of
the headlines have centered'
on charges of cruelty to ani-
mals in his dogfighting case,
the NFL is focusing on the
gambling portion of Vick's
enterprise in determining
what sort of punishment it
will mete out. Make no mis-
take, it's a very serious issue to
the league and could spell a
permanent end to Vick's NFL
So, in the midst of all those
feel-good sports stories, why
shouldn't Harrah's try to lure a
pro team to Sin City? There's
no possibility of players,
coaches or officials being cor-
rupted in the Nevada desert.
Degenerate gamblers, low-level
gangsters and desperately-
addicted, shadowy hustlers
don't flock to the mecca of
ostentatious excess, do they?
NBA Commissioner David
Stem, who looked like he'd
just eaten some bad shellfish
at the press conference
announcing Donaghy's indict-
ment, must be salivating at
the prospect of placing a fran-
chise in Vegas. After all, last
year's All-Star game there was
a huge success with only 362
people arrested in scattered
fights, shootings and partying
along the Strip that weekend.
"We' continue to have pro-
ductive conversations with
potential owners and are opti-
mistic that either basketball or
hockey, or both, will be
played in Las Vegas when the
venue opens," said Timothy
Leiweke, an executive of AEG,
the company partnering with
SHarrah's on the arena deal.
Because legalized sports bet-
ting is a staple of Las Vegas
casinos, major sports have
steered clear of the city for.
years. Stem, NHL Commissio-
ner Gary Bettman (yes, that's
really his last name) NFL chief
Roger Goodell and major
league baseball's Bud Selig all
know that sports in this coun-
try have to maintain at least
the appearance of being legiti-
While the Donaghy and
Tocchet cases prove that
sports can be corrupted in any
city and on a variety of levels,
there's no reason for a league
to play with fire and locate a
franchise smack dab in the
middle of casinos and gaming.
The temptation is too great
there are already countless
reports of pro ballplayers jet-
ting to Vegas and gambling
huge sums of money on their
days off and human nature
is too flawed to expect any-
thing but disaster if a team
sets up shop in Sin City.
With a little more than three
weeks of practice under its
belt, the Fletcher High football
team will see live action
against Wolfson High Friday
night in the preseason Kickoff
Expect starters to play the
first half, with second-stringers
and jayvee players getting reps
in the third and fourth quar-
For fans, it will be a good
opportunity to witness the
Senators' retooled offense
which is projected to include
the spread formation at least
half the time. Offensive coor-
dinator Ricky Medlock will uti-
lize a two-quarterback system,
with senior Matt Billman tak-
ing the role of classic pocket
passer and junior Darious
Campbell running the option.
Fletcher head coach Joe
Reynolds has said the flexibili-
ty of a two-QB scheme will
cause headaches for opposing
defenses trying to game-plan
for the Senators this fall.
As it has for many years,
Fletcher will also rely on a
potent rushing attack. Junior
tailback Deschion Baskerville
(878 yards on the ground last
season) is quick enough to get
to the comer and elusive
enough to make linebackers
miss. A slashing-style runner
with breakaway speed,
Baskerville is a good bet to
reach 1,000 yards rushing this
season if he can remain
In preseason practices and
team scrimmages, senior Tony
Carswell demonstrated his
mettle as a punishing inside
runner. Carswell is big, fast
and tough to bring down.
Junior receiver Lamar
Scruggs (659 receiving yards in
2006) is also poised for anoth-
er breakout season in the
Senators' new scheme. With
his speed, size (6-foot-4) and
athleticism, Scruggs is not only
a deep threat in the passing
game, but he'll also get the
ball on reverses.
Defensively, Fletcher doesn't
have a great deal of size and
will instead rely upon getting
S* Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher High running back Deschion Baskerville (86) rounds the corner during a team scrimmage Aug. 10 at Jack Taylor Stadium.
The Senators will host Wolfson High tonight at 7 p.m. in the preseason Kickoff Classic.
to the ball quickly to make
stops. Carswell will see duty as
a defensive end and Jacque
Carter at other end of the line.
Jason Kelly and strong safety
Lacy McDougald set the tone
for Fletcher's defensive back-
- As for the Wolfpack; the. ,- .
team will look to rebound -
from a 3-8 campaign last sea-
son. Head coach Ron Reagan's
team returns four starters on
offense and five on defense.
Wolfson struggled down the
stretch in 2006, losing its last
three games and four of its last.
five. The difficulties were most
evident on offense as the
Wolfpack was held to under 10
points in the final four games
of last season., -
Senior running back David
Jimerson keys Wolfson'r rush-
ing attack with junior wideout
Noah Wilmot the team's best
pass-catching threat. Jimerson
has outstanding speed and is a
threat to score from anywhere
on the field.
But it's on defense that
Wolfson will win or lose games
this season. The linebacking
corps is strong with senior C.J.
Stewart and junior Eric Watts
anchoring the unit.
SFletcher's regular season
opens Aug. 31 when the
Sandalvood Saints come to
Neptune Beach in a 7 p.m.
In a change taking place this
season, all Duval County foot-
ball games will have a 7 p.m.
In the past, some schools
opted for a 7:30 p.m. stjit
time, but county athletic dil.c,-
tors voted nearly unanimously
earlier this month for the uni-
form 7 p.m. kickoff.
Fletcher volleyball is reloaded for season
By DAVID ROSENBLUM
The last time Fletcher High
School's first-year volleyball
coach Janice Wish was a part of
the Senators varsity volleyball
squad, the team finished run-
ner-up in the state.
That was in 1992, 10 years
after FHS won its first and only
state title as a volleyball team.
But the Senators have set
goals for the coming season ,
that include making it to the
state tournament and possibly
bringing the school's volleyball
program back to being among
the county's strongest again.
"This used to be a real power-
house here at Fletcher," Wish
said. "The girls really want to
make this a top program again.
They're working hard to make
this a strong volleyball pro-
It's been a while since Wish
last ran a varsity volleyball
squad. The former Bishop
Kenny coach led the Crusaders
to a state-title in 1999 and
competed in the state tourna-
ment each of the years she
After coaching Fletcher's jun-
ior varsity team last year, Wish
and coach Shanel Lopez
swapped jobs, sending Wish to
Lopez to the
ference is k
iors (Thurson, Rodgers, Davis
and Brooks) will contribute a
lot for their experience," Wish
said. "Megan and Jordan (both
juniors), though we're not
quite sure whether Jordan will
play in the middle or outside,
are just big girls that can jump
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Senators senior Kelli Thurson, above in action from last season, is among the veteran players expected to offer leadership on this
year's Fletcher High varsity volleyball squad.
and can hit the ball really well.
."Kelli has been our setter for
the past few years, so that's
nice," Wish said. "She can run
the offense and it's good to
have an experienced setter.
is to win will look to
Stanton is items on its list
tition. We of goals this
to beat includes win-
ig the con- ningthe
(ind of for Conference
"The goal is
to win confer-
e Wish said. "Stanton
yball coach is our competi-
tion. We really
want to beat them. Winning
the conference is kind of for
The Senators also hope to
place well in the district.
"We made it to the final
round of districts last year,"
Wish said. "We want to come
in first or second in
the districts so we
can continue on in
the postseason, since
the top two teams
Wish likes what
she's seen of her team
in practices so far, but
knows there is plenty
of work to do before
the season starts next
"I think they look
great," Wish said of
the team. "We
worked really hard all
summer. These girls
have come to the
gym, [gone] through
mer leagues and the
camps. They've been
committed all sum-
mer. It makes the
beginning of the sea-
son a whole lot easi-
The Senators will
classic at Bartram
Trail High School
with a 10 a.m. match.
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Causes of Lou Gehrig's Disease still a mystery
Q question: Dr. Smith,
what is Lou Gehrig's
Answer: In 1921, Lou
Gehrig went to Columbia
University on a football
scholarship. In the summers
however, he played semi-pro-
tessional baseball under a
fake name, to avoid losing
his football scholarship. He
was caught however and was
banned for the rest of his
During Gehrig's sophomore
season, he also played base-
ball for Columbia and was
discovered by a Yankees'
scout, and signed to a con-
tract. Once he took the field
as a Yankee in 1925, he never
left the field for 13 consecu-
tive seasons. His consecutive
games streak of 2,130 stood'
for years, until it was broken
by Cal Ripken, Jr. in 1995.
In 1938, Gehrig's batting
average slipped below .300
for the first time in his career,
and it was obvious to those
around him that something
was wrong. Not only did he
lack speed with his bat, he
also lacked his typical power.
Gehrig was examined by
doctors at the Mayo Clinic
and diagnosed with a neuro-
logical disorder that we today
refer to as Lou Gehrig's dis-
He would never play again.
The Yankees would later
honor the player known as
"The Iron Horse" by having a
special day of recognition for
him before a game in 1939. It
was at that moment the dis-
ease reached national promi-
nence when Gehrig, ravaged
by the illness, referred to
himself as "the luckiest man
on the face of the Earth," in
front of a sold out stadium
holding many a teary-eyed
Known in the medical liter-
ature as ALS (Amyotrophic
Lateral Sclerosis), Lou
ease is a
progressive T e*i
disease. te -
ease causes [to I
motor func- l e in
slowly dete- i
leading to Sylp
The disease is relatively
rare, with only 5,000 new
cases diagnosed each year. It
more commonly affects men
over the age of 50. Women
and younger persons can be
stricken with the disease,
The first evidence of the
disease is usually new onset
of weakness noted in one of
the arms or legs. The weak-
ness is accompanied by
noticeable loss of the muscle
Eventually the weakness is
and goes on
the c e the muscles
f i chewing
of the face.
s t The cause
a n Gehrig's dis-
may be an association with
exposures to fertilizers, chem-
icals and heavy metals, or
Others have suggested a
link to viral infections or
physical trauma as a cause.
A study is underway regard-
Babe Ruth Baseball
The Jacksonville Beach
Babe Ruth baseball league
will conduct fall registration
over the next two weekends
at Seabreeze Elementary
School in Jax Beach. Times
are 10 a.m until 2 p.m. on
Saturday 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.
A professional fitness
instructor will motivate, chal-
lenge and help those seeking
a fun, intense, full-body
First session is free of
charge at Superior Image
Personal Fitness, 1100 Shetter
Ave., Jacksonville Beach.
For more information,
phone 891-3631 and ask for
Youth bowling, sanctioned
by the United States Bowling
Congress, will take place
Saturday at Beach Bowl
beginning Sept. 8 and ending
in May 2008.
Registration will take place
Saturday, August 25 during
an open house at Beach Bowl.
Fee is $30 per bowler and
includes a league shirt. Cost
of bowling is $8.50 per week
of the 34-week season.
League age groups include
Bumper Buddies (ages 4 to 7),
Breakers (ages 7 to 12), and
Surf-Teens, ages 13 to 20.
For more information
phone 249-3600 and ask
about youth bowling.
Jacksonville Jaguars single
game tickets are now on sale.
The tickets can be purchased
three different ways: By log-
ging on to jaguars.com 24
hours a day, by phoning 633-
2000 or 1-877-4-JAGS-TIX
(press 3), or at the
Stadium ticket office located
in the north end of the stadi-
um. The office is open
Monday to Friday from 9
a.m. until 5 p.m.
Single game ticket prices
are as follows: $42, $52, $57,
$70 and $95 for general bowl
seats. Crown Royal
Touchdown Club seats are
available upon request.
The Jaguars home schedule
is as follows:
Sept. 9 vs. Tennessee, 1
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
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Sept. 16 vs. Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Oct. 14 vs. Houston, 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 vs. Colts, 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 18 vs. San Diego, 1
Nov. 25 vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Dec. 9 vs. Carolina, 1 p.m.
Dec. 23 vs. Oakland, 1 p.m.
Jaguars season tickets and
four-game mini-packs, featur-
ing the Monday night
matchup against the defend-
ing Super Bowl champion
Indianapolis Colts, are also
For more information, fans
can visit jaguars.com or
phone 633-2000 (press 2).
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The first annual North
Florida benefit lacrosse clinic
for the Wounded Warrior
Project will take place August
26 at Landrum Middle School
in Ponte Vedra Beach. The
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Registration will take place
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begin August 29 at Hollie's
Dancin' Dream Studio.
Classes are Tuesday to
Thursday from 9:15 a.m.
until 10:15 a.m.
For more information visit
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Softball is celebrating its
10th year of providing an
opportunity for young ladies
ages 4 to 18 to learn how to
play softball both as a skill .
sport and as a team member.
Registrations for the fall
season will take place at
Wingate Park in Jacksonville
Beach Saturday, Aug. 25
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
New this year, registrations
may also be completed
A player's clinic will take
place Aug. 25 from 10 a.m.
until noon at Wingate Park.
Hot dogs and drinks will be
provided for players. A
coaches clinic will follow
For more information
phone 247-6347 or leave a
message in the guest book at
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an Air Force Base in the
1950s who have all come
down with the disease, and
men serving in the Gulf War
in 1996 have been found to
have an increased risk twice
that of normal of being
ALS does seem to have a
family inheritance in five to
10 percent of cases.
Unfortunately, there is no
known cure, and death is
always the ultimate outcome.
The disease is particularly
cruel, for the mind stays
sharp as the patient slowly
becomes disabled by the dis-
ease, unable to move or later
speak, and typically the
patient passes away within
two to five years of diagnosis,
usually from respiratory fail-
Gehrig passed away in
1941, finally succumbing to
this terrible disease.
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medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
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'Legends' prepare for ESA battle
By JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Surfing in Central America
is part of the training
local "legends" Ron Sapp
and Ray Pimentel are experi-
encing to prepare for the
Eastern Surfing Association
East Coast Championships
Sept. 23-30 in Cape Hatteras,
The competitors and friends
are representing the North
Florida district in the legends
division [ages 55-64] and will
be gunning after North
Carolina locals David Sledge
and Bill Roach.
"Last year the Carolina boys
gave us a hard time but we're
going up loaded this year;
we've been going on surf trips,
working out and getting ready
for it," said Sapp, 59, who won
the ESA regional shortboard
legends division in New
Smyrna Beach, Fla. in May.
"Me and Ray are rivals
because we're in the same
division but we're friends so
it's like if I don't win it I want
him to win and he feels the
Pimentel, 57, placed second
to Sapp at regionals and fin-
ished fourth at Hatteras last
year. He returned Wednesday
from a two-week surf trip to
Guatemala and El Salvador
where he surfed 8- to 10-foot
waves. Sapp recently returned
from a surf trip to Nicaragua
and in January he surfed in
we'll get some
surf here in the
because it can
get big in
Sapp grew up
in Jacksonville ,
High in 1966.
lives off San
Pablo Road and
has lived at the
for nearly 40
years. When he
was a teenager,
Sapp hitch- Sur
caught rides to f l
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became a part See live surf
of the early www.beache
there were three surf clubs,
Surfside, Oceanside and Utica
and you had to be voted in,"
Sapp recalls. "It was pretty
cool because we had our own
jackets and stuff and inter-
competition mostly for brag-
ging rights. Each club surfed
different spots. I was in
Surfside and we used to surf
18th Avenue North. There
used to be an old bar back
there on the beach and then
later the Armadillo was a local
watering hole for everybody
back in the 1970s."
Sapp started surfing ESA in
the late 1970s and stopped for
several years while his three
sons, Corey, Cason and Logan
were young. But his boys,
now grown, were the ones
who got Sapp back into surf-
"I kind of quit and when-
they gotrinto the-ESA -Ijoined.
back up and I'ie been doing it
ever since," he said.
Corey Sapp is a former East
Coast champion and surfing
pro. All the boys live at the
Beaches and still spend time
surfing and taking surf trips.
Over the years Sapp has
Friends and competitors Ray Pimentel, left, and Ron Sapp will take part in the Eastern Surfing
Association's East Coast Championships Sept. 23-30 in Cape Hatteras, N.C.
won the WaveMasters compe-
tition in Jacksonville Beach
for the long-
in the US
Open in the
early 1990s in
Inlet, Fla. He
has spent his
career as a car-
and plans to
surf and travel
re a lot of fun,"
Sapp said. "I
plan on, doing
cam video at it until the
Pimentel and his friend
Scott Whorthly of Atlantic
Beach flew in to surf in
Guatemala two weeks ago but
after two days with no waves,
they rented a truck and drove
to surf in El Salvador.
"We had the session of our
lives down there," Pimentel
said. "Good swells, good food
and the people were super
nice. It was a great trip."
Pimentel grew up surfing in
Virginia Beach, VA before
moving to Jacksonville Beach
in 1973. He had some friends
from Virginia who had moved
to the area, including former
school friend, Wayne
Seymour, who was affiliated
with the old Hixon's Surf
Shop. Pimentel was a member
of Hixon's surf team and
surfed in the ESA as a hobby.
Pimentel and his wife,
Peyton, lived in Southern
California for about four years
before returning to
Jacksonville Beach to raise
their family. Pimentel works
as a roofing contractor and
lives in South Jacksonville
Beach. He has four daughters,
Michelle, 31, Alison, 18,
Avery, 16, and India,,10,:
Avery, a junior at Fletcher
High, and India, a fifth-grader
at Seabreeze Elementary
School, surf with their dad
every day there are waves.
"The ESA is a great organi-
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help of Mitch Kaufmann real-
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Movies at Beaches
The Beaches Branch
Library, 600 N. Third St.,
Neptune Beach, offers a
series of movies in
September. The series begins
with "Raiders of the Lost
Ark" Sept. 1, followed by a
book/film discussion on
"The Notebook" Sept. 5. For
information call 241-1141.
Music in the Courtyard
Music in the Courtyard is
played from 7-10 p.m. every
Friday through the end of
October at 200 First Street in
Neptune Beach. It's a free
event open to the public.
On tap this Friday is the
Sean Tarleton Duo: Sean
Tarleton on acoustic and
electric basses and Jason
Anderson on keyboard,
vocals and trumpet. The
evening is sponsored by The
Shoppes at 200 First Street.
For information, call 249-
Family Fun Hours
Guana Tolomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve (GTMNERR) hosts a
Family Fun Hour from 9-10
a.m. Saturday. The topic will
feature a story about
"Alligators," followed by an
alligator craft activity for
participants to take home.
The event is open to the
public; however, children
ages 3-10 must be accompa-
nied by a parent.
Participation is free, but reg-
istration is required by con-
tacting the GTMNERR at
904-823-4500. All materials
for the event will be sup-
plied. The GTMNERR is at
505 Guana River Road,
South Ponte Vedra' Beach.
Guided Bike Tours
GuaLii ToT6inato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve hosts a trail biking
tour of the Guana from 8-10
a.m. Sunday. The tour of
the upland trail systems will
be led by GTM Reserve vol-
unteer and Florida master
naturalist 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 admit-
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 Saturday
and Sunday and Sept. 1-2;
finals will be held Sept. 8.
The event offers participants
an opportunity to win
prizes. Competitors should
register in advance.
Information and registration
forms for the World Golf
Hall of Fame Phtting
Championship are available
by calling 904-940-4034 or
Arts and Crafts Festival
Every Woman's Arts &
Crafts Festival will be held
from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
on the St. Johns County
Beach Pavilion at St.
Augustine Beach. For infor-
mation, call 904-347-9956 or
Chabad at the Beaches,
the Center for Jewish Life
presents "Kosherfest 2007"
starting at 12:30 p.m.
Sunday at the American
Legion Post, 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Beaches
residents are invited to
enjoy Jewish recipes at
Chabad at the Beaches' sec-
ond annual Yiddish Food
Festival. The event is open
to the public, and there's no
cost for admission. However,
there is a charge for food.
Information about this or
other Chabad at the Beaches
events is available by calling
543-9301 or visiting
www. ChabadBeaches .com.
Blues guitarist Michael Burks and his band perform Saturday at Mojo Kitchen and Blues Bar in Jacksonville Beach.
Burks all blues, all the time
.1 SSOCL.-TE EDITOR,
M ojo Kitchen has
for blues at its
Beach restaurant for the past
On select nights, the bar-
becue eatery at 1500 Beach
Blvd. transforms into a blues
bar complete with live music
and mood lighting.
Saturday at 10:30 p.m.,
Alligator recording artist
Michael Burks, a former
headliner at the annual
Springing the Blues Festival
in Jacksonville Beach, and
his band take the Mojo
Tickets are $12 at the
Burks is the latest blues
act at Mojo's since the
restaurant began hosting
music in late March, begin-
ning with the legendary
"We're just now to the
point of bringing them in
on a consistent basis," Keith
Johnson, the bar manager
and purchasing agent for
music at Mojo Kitchen, said
Burks' most recent CD
release is "I Smell Smoke."
"We're starting to get
some name recognition [in
the blues community]. The
word is getting out. And
we're trying to book more
Johnson said Mojo's has
hosted more than a dozen
performers since March, and
has blues acts scheduled
Among them: Bob
Margolin, Tinsley Ellis and
The Nighthawks. Johnson
also is in negotiations with
former Springing the Blues
headliner Tab Benoit.
Mojo's was a corporate
sponsor for the blues festival
this year and served as an
"outerfest" and "after-fest"
Cotton performed at
Mojo's on Saturday, March
31. Jam sessions hosted by
Margolin were held for three
nights at Mojo's during the
"The show that sticks out
in my mind was the after-
hours jam with Tab Benoit
and James Cotton," Johnson
"Cotton was exceptionally
good. And I've been person-
ally wearing out Eric
"Once we get our website
up, we'll have online ticket
purchasing and reserved
Blues music isn't the only
sound emanating out of
This month, the Blues Bar
hosted New Orleans roots
band Bonerama, a horn-
heavy, seven-piece ensemble.
Burks, a provocative gui-
tarist and vocalist, is all
blues all the time.
GuitarOne magazine calls
Burks "Ah immensely talent-
ed guitarist and singer 'l lo
will singe the whiskers right
off your face."
According to his bio,
Burks' remarkablee natural
talent" and "deep-rooted
soulfulness is driven by an
intense, blue-collar work
Born in Milwaukee in
1957, Burks, 50, is the son
of a steelworker who played
bass in dimly lit blues clubs
at night, "often backing har-
monica legend Sonny Boy
Williamson II," among oth-
Burks learned bass and
guitar from his father and
played before a live audience
at the age of 6.
Burks worked as a
mechanical technician for
forming his own band in
1994. He self-produced his
debut album, "From the
Inside Out," in 1997.
A performance at the
Chicago Blues Festival
earned Burks a recording
contract with Alligator
Records in 2001.
For ticket details, call-
Mojo Kitchen at 247-6636.
If I had a nickel for every
time someone has asked
me, "Don't you like 'any'
movies?", I could retire from
writing about movies.
This week, I'll make you a
deal: I'll tell you how much I
really liked a small, simply-
told movie if you'll go out and
It's called 'Eye of the
Dolphin." It's nothing new in
terms of plot or character. But
sometimes, in a movie with a
familiar destination, the nicest
surprise is how it gets there.
The movie is. about Alyssa
(Carly Schroeder, who played
Hilary Duff's nemesis on
"Lizzy McGuire"). She's a
teenager whose divorcee mom
died more than a year before,
and who has since used that as
an excuse to become a slacker.
Alyssa's grandmother ("The
Graduate's" Katherine Rossf)
has tried to take over from her
late daughter, but Alyssa has
become too much of a hand-
ful. So she takes Alyssa to the
Bahamas to meet James
(Adrian Dunbar), the father,
Alyssa never knew she had.
James is a marine biologist
working on dolphin research,
and he's in no mood to
become Instant Daddy.
So we have a rebellious teen,
and a guy who relates better to
fish than to his kid. Add to
that the beautiful but overused
Bahama setting. If these plot
elements were a jigsaw puzzle,
I'll bet you'd have it together
in 10 minutes.
So go to the movie expect-
ing all of this, plus some
leisurely pacing. But be pleas-
antly surprised at the excellent
acting by all, and by a good
story that isn't afraid to pull
Schroeder and Dunbar have
nice chemistry as gruff but
Schroeder, in particular,
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THEATRE NOTICES __
SMOKEYY JOE'S CAFE" -
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
$46 for dinner and show. Call
641-1212 for information.
Audition dates: Saturday,
Aug. 25, Saturday, Sept. 8, at
East Coast Ballet, 1401 Penman
Road, Suite E, Jacksonville
Ages: 9-11yrs 10-11:30
Ages: 12-14yrs 11:30-1:00
Ages: 15yrs Adults 2 p.m.
to 3:30 (dancers)
Ages: Adults 3:30-5:00
Ages: All 5:00-6:30
SA PARTY TO MURDER,
The Atlantic Beach
Experimental Theatre will be
holding auditions for its Oct.
26 production of the murder
mystery on Saturday, Sept. 8, at
2 p.m. and Monday Sept. 10, at
7 p.m. Needed: three men
between the ages of late 30s to
70s, and three women, ages 20s
to 50s. For further information,
call ABET at 249-7177..The the-
atre is at 716 Ocean Blvd.,
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Dramatized by James W.
Rodgers. Adapted from the film
by Frank Capra. Director: Bob
Pritchard. Audition Dates:
Sunday, Sept 16, at 6 pm.
Monday, Sept 17, at 7 .pm. at
Players by the Sea, 106 6th St.
n., Jacksonville Beach.
Parts for 12 men, 10 women,
2 boys and 2 girls, doubling
possible. Cold readings from
the script. Production Dates:
Nov. 30, Dec. 1-15.
S"JULIUS X" by Al Letson
Directed by Barbara Williams
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photo by KATHY MOORE
The cast of "Smokey Joe's Cafe." The musical runs through Sept. 2 at Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
12000 Beach Blvd. For more details, call 641-1212 or visit alhambradinnertheatre.com.
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The Sassy Tappers perform at the ABETExtravaganza at the Adele Grage Cultural Center in Atlantic Beach. Members of the group
planned the event as members of the newly-formed ABET Guild. Among them are Judy Hulett, Jane Bull, Geirgia and John
Goodling, and Patty Zipperer.
Theatre: Adult workshop set for Sept. 10 at ABET
Cont. from B-l
Audition dates: Sunday, Aug
26, at 5 pm. Monday, Aug. 27,
at 7 p.m. Prepare 2-minute
monologue or poetry piece. Be
prepared to read from the
script and to improvise with
ensemble. Scripts are available
Interviewing for choreogra-
pher who has knowledge of
African dance; African drum-
ADULT WORKSHOP -
The Atlantic Beach
Experimental Theatre is offer-
ing a six-week drama work-
shop for adults on Sundays
beginning Sept. 10 from 5 to 7
p.m. at 716 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. The instructor
is ABET founder, and former
artistic director Carson Merry
The workshop is a relaxed
atmosphere for actors, or
would-be actors, of all levels of
experience, and includes
and scene study, with an
emphasis on becoming at ease
on stage, and acquainted with
theatre terminology and audi-
tion skills. To enroll and for
further information, call 246-
FOR THE KIDS
Social Security Disability
Law Office of Cord Byrd, PA.
Attorney and Counselor at Law
1807 North Third Street
No Recovery, No Fees. FREE Initial Consultation
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekend and evening appointments available
ST. AUGUSTINE CHIL-
The St. Augustine Children's
Chorus, _sponsored by the St.
Chorus, is' opeii to children'
ages 8-14 interested in singing.
Rehearsals and performances
are held September to May.
Rehearsals are held from 4:45-
6 p.m. Tuesday in the
Memorial Presbyterian Church
choir room, 32 Sevilla St.
Contact director Kerry Fradley
at 904-806-7781, 904-471-
BEACHES LIBRARY CHIL-
Saturday Craft Surprise is
held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the
first Saturday of each month.
A new and easy craft is offered.
The Beaches Branch Library is
at 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Call 241-1141 for infor-
FAMILY FUN DAY
Family Fun Day is held
Sunday at the Slammer &
Squire and King & Bear golf
courses at World Golf Village
through December. Family
Fun Day allows families to
enjoy golf together. The pro-
gram costs $50 for a twosome
or $80 for a family. There will
be monthly family-style tour-
naments that bring added
value. For information on
Family Fun Day, call 904-940-
6088 or visit
Adventure Landing, at 1944
Beach Blvd., offers a variety of
kids events through to year's
end: Sept. 1-3: Labor Day
Weekend; Oct. 12-31: Hall of
Terror & Hallo-Wee Zone; Dec.
15: Breakfast with the Care
Bears and Santa, followed by a
free Meet & Greet; Dec. 1-19:
Teddy Bear Toy Drive; Dec. 31:
Noon Year's Eve, with a
Balloon- Drop at Noon. For
information, call 246-4386.
FAMILY YOGA IN THE
Free themed-yoga activities
are offered at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at
Howell Park in Atlantic Beach.
For information, call With
Child Yoga at 904-372-0116 or
MY GYM OPEN HOUSE
My Gym will hold an open
house from 1-4:30 p.m. Sept.
30. There will be games, pup-
pet shows, music, rides and
raffles, and everything will be
free. My Gym has been at its
current location, 14444 Beach
Blvd.-#4, in the Publix shop-
ping center at San Pablo and.
Beach Boulevard, for two
years.' My Gym itself has been
around for 25 years. For infor-
mation about the free open
house, call My Gym director
Spring Reifer at 223-4966. For
information about My Gym,
CAMP UNDER STARS
Atlantic Beach offers a Fun
Day and Camp Out Under the
Stars Oct. 7 at. Jack Russell
Park. Activities begin at 11
a.m., when check in and tent
setup can get started. The cost
is $10 per camp site. All activ-
ities are free. Reservations can
be made at Adele Grage
Community Center, 716
Ocean Blvd., from 8 a.m.-4
p.m. Monday-Friday. For
information, call 247-5828.
LITTLE YOGIS CLUB
The Little Yogis Club, for
children ages 1-5 with parent,
meets weekly for themed yoga
activities in Atlantic Beach.
For information, go to
ga.com or call 904-372-0116.
PONTE VEDRA SOCCER
The Ponte Vedra Soccer
Club offers a variety of sea-
sons, events and leagues. Visit
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave.,
offers classes and programs for
*Drop-In Art in the
Afternoon, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m.,
ages 4-8. This studio activity
for 'children is based on the
national Start With The Arts
program. Each week, children
have the opportunity to.
explore the galleries or gar-
dens and experiment with a
different art process. The cost
is $5 for members, $7 for non-
*Art Adventures on
Saturday offers classes in
painting, printmaking, collage
and construction with chang-
ing themes. Sign up for one
class or sign up for them all.
Classes are held Saturdays, 10
a.m.-12 p.m., ages 6 to 12. The
cost is $10 per class for mem-
bers, 15 for non-per class.
*Art for Two provides an
opportunity to spend a fun-
filled hour with your child in a
class based on the national
Start With The Arts program.
The class provides an infusion
of, art, movement, literature
and music that will help chan-
nel children's interests into
the development of new skills.
Pre-registration is required.
Classes are held Thursdays, 3-4
p.m., ages 3-5. The cost to
members is $10 per pair per
class, for non-members it's $15
per pair per class.
*Mommy and Me: The JCA
offers the following classes, for
new mothers and their chil-
dren up to age 3: Pregnancy
Yoga, Developmental ,Classes,
Pilates and Me, Music ,and
Movement, Toddler Sports,
Messy Mornin' and Mommy &
Me Playgroup. For informa-
tion, contact Suzanne Egeln at
730-2100, ext. 259.
*Break Away Days: On days
when school is closed, chil-
dren may be sent to the JCA,
where they will experience a
wide range of activities,
including sports, swimming,
arts and crafts and cooking.
Children in grades K-5 are eli-
gible. The fee is $35 for JCA
members, $42 for non-mem-
*Yu-Gi-Oh Duel: The Books-
A-Million at 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach, and 9400 Atlantic
Blvd., near Regency, offer the
official Yu-Oi-Oh League every
Saturday. Competition is held
at 11 a.m. for players 10 and
younger, 2 p.m. for players 11
and above. Call the Marsh
Landing store at 273-8055 and
the Regency store at 805-0004
*Pre-School Storytime is
offered at 10:30 a.m. on
Tuesday. For information, call
273-8055 (Jacksonville Beach)
or 805-0004 (Regency) or visit
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Baryshnikov photo exhibit opens Sept. 14
An exhibit of photogra-
phy by Mikhall
"Dominican Moves," will
open at the J. Johnson
Gallery on Friday, Sept. 14
with a reception from 6 to 8
We all look forward to the
art openings at the J. Johnson
Gallery because the art is
always exceptional. The
gallery features contemporary
works by successful artists
whose works grace the walls
of museums and galleries
These openings are well-
attended and attract artists
and art enthusiasts from the
Beaches, Jacksonville and
beyond. This opening recep-
tion will not be free as previ-
ous openings, because it will
benefit the Nature
Conservancy's Florida chap-
Tickets are $75 per person.
The J. Johnson Gallery is at
177 4th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 435-1200.
The Beaches Area
Historical Society will hold
its annual meeting and elec-
tion of officers on Thursday,
Sept. 13, at the Beaches
Museum & History Center at
6:30 p.m. A new exhibition,
"Lost Tribes," will open with
a talk by Theodore Morris as
he recounts the story of the
Timucus in Northeast Florida.
The museum is at 380
Pablo Ave., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 241-5657.
The Jacksonville Coalition
of the Visual Arts announced
its Fall Show will be held at
Gallery L on, on the second
floor of the Modis Building,
One Independent Drive,
Jacksonville, from Oct. 1-21.
A reception will be held on
Oct. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Call
Bharati at 730-2413 for infor-
Jim Draper opened a new
exhibit at Stellers Annex in
Neptune Beach last Friday
night. Strong, beautiful color
professionally applied to can-
vas confirms this artist's
knowledge of how to create a
Florida landscapes with
tropical foliage create an
atmosphere of tranquility
wherever they may be.
Known for his palm trees,
-Draper has acquired another
trademark with his portraits
of cows large, lifelike, col-
orful, looking at you'while
standing or lying down, these
cows make you feel as though
you are in a field next to
His colorful rooster is a par-
ticularly striking painting.
See this exhibit and enjoy the
excellent art of one of
Jacksonville's leading artists.
Stellers Annex is at 200 First
Street, Neptune Beach.
Archway Gallery opened
its first exhibit in its new
location last Friday night. The
exhibit includes the artwork
of about twenty local artists.
The variety and quality of the
works is impressive.
You will find brilliant color
and uniue design in the con-
temporary works of many of
these artists. You will find
realism in landscapes and
seascapes, local scenes and
still life paintings.
Quality is a word to
describe the artwork of these
local artists who record local
scenes as well as international
historic places. Archway
Gallery is at 353 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Call
The Alexander Brest
Museum and Gallery at
Jacksonville University will
. '' '
"Afternoon Nap," a 1993 black and white photo by Mikhall Baryshnikov. A traveling exhibit of the Russian dancer's photography
will be on display in September at the J. Johnson Gallery in Jacksonville Beach.
open a new exhibit,
on Thursday, Aug. 30. A
.reception will be held from 5
to 7 p.m.
The exhibit will include the
artwork of the late Brad
Silverstein and inspired cre-
ations by a variety of artists
to honor his legacy. The
exhibit will run through Sept.
28. Call 256-7374 for infor-
University Gallery at the
University of North Florida
will feature an exhibition of
mixed medium photo col-
lages by Louise Freshman
Brown, "Those Things
Similar," from Sept. 7 to Oct.
An opening reception is
from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit
opens at noon on Sept. 7. A
lecture by' Brown is set for
Thursday, Sept. 27. Brown is a
professor of art at UNF and is
the first member of the Art
and Design faculty to receive
UNF's distinguished professor
Her works combine photo-
graphs that are cut, torn and
reconfigured with paint.
For gallery hours, ,call 620-
2534, or visit
The Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra is featuring the
paintings of Brian Edmonds
through Sept. 1. A new exhib-
it of wrought iron works by
David Ponsler will open Sept.
7 with a reception from 6:30
to 8 p. m. Ponsler, a black-
smith artist, designs and cre-
ates wrought iron pieces.
He has received numerous
awards for his unique and
decorative works. The
Cultural Center is at 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 280-0614 for
The Beaver Contemporary
Art Center is accepting
entries for their juried exhibi-
tion, "Flood." The event will
be held at the Pedestrian
Projects Gallery in
Jacksonville. The exhibition is
open to all Florida and
Georgia artists. The juror of
this event will be Jim Fraser.
Entries must be postmarked
by Sept. 17. For further infor-
nation, call 859-8261.
The St. Johns River City
Band will celebrate its 15th
annual Taste the Music and
Dance on Thursday, Sept. 8,
from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at
the Aetna Building's newly
renovated 2nd floor. Emcee
will be Patti Haze of Rock
105. Call 355-3700.
"Up Close and Intuitive,"
artworks by Joyce Gabiou,
Mary St. Germain and Marcia
Scheeter, will be on display
Sept. 1 to Oct 31 at Gallery
1037 Reddi Arts.
A reception will be held
Sept. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Gallery 1037 is at 1037
Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville.
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by SARAH LINWOOD
Science has discovered
that in some people, there's
a near-direct connection
between the ear and the
brain's pleasure-sensing cen-
Perhaps it's why musicals
have almost always done
well, both on Broadway and
in theaters. One of the
newest to appear on the sil-
ver screen is "Hairspray."
It's the second film remake
of the 1988 Broadway play
by John Waters, the original
perhaps best-known for its
star, Divine. This version is
faithful, at least in its social
implications, to the original.
It's a cheery though campy,
feel-good flick, more compa-
rable to "Little Shop of
Horrors" than "Chicago" or
Filmed in Canada (where
production is much cheap-
er), "Hairspray" starkly spot-
Death at a Funeral. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:00, 2:30, 5:10,
The Invasion. Rated PG-13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 2:50, 5:15,
7:40, 10:10. .
The Last Legion. Rated PG-
13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 4:30,
Superbad. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:05, 12:35, 4:05,
4:35, 7:10, 7:40, 9:35, 10:30.
Rush Hour 3. Rated PG-13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:15, 7:15,
Illegal Tender. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:20, 4:10, 7:50, 10:25.
Mr. Bean's Holiday. Rated G.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:15, 2:45, 4:50,
The Nanny Diaries. Rated
PG-13. Fri.-Thurs., 11:55 a.m.,
2:40, 5:10, 7:35, 10:05.
The Bourne Ultimatum.
Rated PG-13. Fri.-Thurs., 11:55
a.m. (open captioned), 4:20,
Resurrecting the Champ.
Rated PG-13. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:55, 4:00, 7:25, 10:00.
Underdog. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:40, 3:50, 6:55, 9:25.
September Dawn. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:00, 4:40, 8:05,
The Simpsons Movie. Rated
PG-13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:05, 5:00,
Hairspray. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:15, 4.:55, 7:55, 10:35.
lights people's differences.
Thin or fat, white or black,
this PG-13 movie is easy to
enjoy as long as one doesn't
focus on its serious aspects.
"Hairspray" centers around a
Ricki Lake-type character
(who just happened to be in
the original production)
named Nikki Blonsky. Her
dream is to dance on
Baltimore's 1960s version of
Blonsky, a newcomer with.
few if any professional cred-
its, does a credible job as
both songstress and actress.
Almost the entire flick
revolves around the Great
Neck, N.Y., newcomer, but
be warned:If obesity and
integration are sore points,
pass up "Hairspray."
Blonsky, who lives with
Mom (John Travolta in drag
and a fat suit) and Dad (an
unlikely choice in perennial
bad guy Christopher
Walken) just can't under-
stand why her dream of
War. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:10, 2:35, 5:05, 7:45, 10:30.
being a dancer isn't coming
true. One obstacle is
Michelle Pfeiffer, the manag-
er of the station that carries
Blonsky's dream show. She's
racist and has her heart set
on her daughter becoming
the show's "dancing queen."
Pfeiffer can hardly stomach
the show's once-weekly
"Negro Day," where Queen
Latifah spotlights rhythm
Though the plot isn't this
production's strongest point,
racial prejudice, integration
and exclusion of the obese
due to their physical "differ-
ence" are nicely woven.
Though none of "Hairspray's"
songs are memorable, its
dancing, choreographed by
director Adam Shankman
(an ex-choreographer and
director of "Scream 2") cer-
As to the supporting cast's
acting, the flick's surprise is
Amanda Bynes, who plays
Blonsky's best friend. Bynes'
Vitus. Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:25, 4:25, 7:30, 10:15.
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University of North Florida percussionist and
music professor Charlotte Mabrey (right) 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. Mabrey will be joined by mem-
bers of the UNF Percussion Ensemble in a quar-
tet by David Skidmore called "Echoes," which
starts with loud, sporadic drum sounds. The first
500 people will receive a free gift. The concert is
free to all UNF students and $10 for the public.
All proceeds go towards the UNF Percussion
Scholarship Fund. For more information, call
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N., Ppnte
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-
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Brix Taphouse, 300 2nd
Street N., Jacksonville Beach *
Bukkets Oceanfront, 222 N.
Oceanfront., Jacksonville Beach
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
Fi6in 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 249-7787.
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
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
Mojo Kitchen and Blues Bar,
1500 Beach Boulevard,
Jacksonville Beach 247-6636.
Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville
The Sean Tarleton Duo will perform a variety of music, from jazz
to pop, today at Music in the Courtyard. The free concert begins
at 7:15 p.m.-at 200 First St., Neptune 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
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
1st Street, Neptune Beach 249-
Spare Time Tavern and
Grille, 1728 3rd St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-8099.
Tra.Vini Italian Restaurant,
:216 Ponte Vedra Park Drive,
Ponte Vedra Beach Beach 273-
Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach *
Twisted Martini, 822 A1A N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-0991.
Twisted Sisters, 1266 Beach
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Enjoy some white wines you haven't tried before
See if this sounds familiar.
You can't decide whether
to open that 1995 Bordeaux
you've been saving or one of
the just-released Joseph
Phelps Insignia you snagged
while shopping the other
day. That's when the chef of
the house announces that it's
too hot to cook over a stove
and that you're having a cold
pasta salad tonight. And,
tomorrow it's your turn to
grill your special Cajun
Well, Mabel, the Bordeaux
isn't going to work. Suck it
up it's going to be another
white wine night.
Sound familiar? Join the
legion of wine enthusiasts so
badly in need of a red-wine
fix in the dead of summer
that they'll bribe the house
chef to cook beef. One of us
grilled steaks for friends last
week and tried to enjoy cel-
lar cabernets while wiping
sweat off our brows. It's
pathetic behavior, isn't it?
There will be plenty of
cold days to catch up with
your cabernet sauvignons.
Enjoy some white wines you
haven't tried before.
This week we will tempt
you with some different
grape varieties that fall under
the radar because they aren't
and PATRICK DARR
'The Wine Guys'
chardonnay or sauvignon
blanc. Finding these wines
has been a lot of fun but also
educational. Even if you
can't find a particular pro-
ducer, just ask for the grape
variety and enjoy.
Michel Torino Don David
Reserve Torrontes 2006
($16). Torrontes grown in
Argentina (it's also grown in
Spain) has exotic fruit flavors
and an explosive nose not
unlike that found in gewurz-
traminer or muscat. This one
from grapes grown 5,500 feet
above sea level has orange
and lychee nut aromas fol-
lowed by spirited grapefruit
and peach flavors. Another
good version of the grape is
the Trapiche Torrontes 2006
($12) and has mouth-pucker-
ing flavors, a floral and citrus
nose and an off-dry finish.
These wines would be great
with shrimp, scallops or just
about any seafood.
Philippe Portier Quincy
2006 ($17). Made from
sauvignon blanc grown in
the Loire Valley, this Robert
Kacher Selection is more
opulent than most from this
region of France. According
to Mr. Kacher, that's because
the winemaker uses more
skin contact to extract
greater flavor. It works.
Citrus and green apple notes
with crisp acidity to make it
a nice match to any seafood
or just as an aperitif.
Gini Soave 2006 ($18). We
chose this wine for a large
group dining at a restaurant
and everyone was delighted
enough to order a couple
more bottles for dinner. It is
an outstanding wine with
more definition than most
soaves. Made entirely from
the indigenous garganega
grape, it has pure expression
of fruit, honey and peach
notes with a touch of
almonds and good acidity.
Michel Redde Sancerre
Les Tuillieres 2004 ($24).
We like the steely character
of a good sancerre and this
version doesn't disappoint. A
good French wine to serve
alongside shellfish, it has cit-
rus and herbal notes with
Gruner Veltliner 2004 ($16).
Gruner veltliner is one of the
noble grapes of Austria and
this version is sure to delight
you. Crisp acidity, citrus and
pear notes. Very floral in the
nose and a pleasure to sip or
serve alongside any sauce
with citrus flavors.
Klassik 2006 ($23). Big aro-
mas of orange blossoms and
passion fruit explode from
the glass. Flavors in this
Austrian wine include apri-
cot, toast and allspice. Silky
texture and a delicious sip-
Catina del Taburno Greco
2006 ($20). We have always
been fond of
Masterbernadino's Greco di
Tufo, but this simple greco
made in the same region of
Italy's Campania region is a
great substitute. Intense aro-
mas and flavors of pear and
apple with a hint.of lime,
good balance and fresh acidi-
ty. Match with pasta, fish
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
information, call 246-6855.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Auditions for the upcoming
Beaches Nutcracker begin
today at East Coast Ballet,
1401 Penman Road, Units E
and F. Auditions also will be
held Septi 8. The fee is $15.
Hours are, for dancers ages 9-
11, 10-11:30 a.m.; dancers
ages 12-14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.;
and dancers ages 15-adults, 2-
3:30 p.m.; with little experi-
ence, adults, 3:30-5 p.m.; and
singers, all ages, 5-6:30 p.m.
For information, call East
Coast Ballet artistic director
Mindi Mende at 241-1266.
CPR/First Aid Courses:
Adult, child and infant CPR
and First Aid with AED
Defibrillation) courses are
offered from 9:30 a.m.-5:30
p.m. at the USO, 2560
Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach. Anyone with a mili-
tary ID gets a $5 discount. For
information or to register, call
the Mayport Service Center at
Creature Feature: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
offers live estuary animal
interaction sessions every
Saturday at 11 a.m. in the
Center. The GTMRR
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road. Entiy 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-
Hospice Seeks Volunteers:
Heartland Hospice Services
will conduct workshops from
9 a.m.-4 p.m. at its corporate
offices, 8130 Baymeadows
Way West. Heartland Hospice
Services offers ongoing train-
ing to meet the needs of new
volunteers. Training and pre-
sentations are offered free of
charge. Call 904-716-8364 for
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
adoption 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 spaying or neutering
and all shots. Call 209-6190
for information or directions.
University of North Florida
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 spe-
cial guest performance by
Robert Arleigh White. The
first 500 people will receive a
free gift. The concert is free to
all UNF students and $10 for
the public. All proceeds go
toward the UNF Percussion
Scholarship Fund. For infor-
mation or to order 'tickets,
Yoga Basics Workshop:
Yoga Basics Workshop is held
from 9-10 a.m. four consecu-
tive Saturdays 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. 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 concert will
take place Oct 14. People of.
all ages, voices and musical
levels are invited; rehearsal
tapes are provided, and music
reading is not essential. For
information, contact Scholl at
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Pets, like kids, benefit from schooling
With the school year begin-
ning this week in Duval and St.
Johns counties, pet owners are
reminded that dogs benefit
from training, too.
Petfinder.com, the largest
online database of adoptable
pets, encourages owners to edu-
cate their pets.
"Pet owners who know how
to communicate with their dogs
are more likely to keep them,"
said Betsy Saul, cofounder of
Dogs who misbehave some-
times end up in shelters, she
said. "Plus, the bond created
while training helps ensure a
happy family," she said.
To select a trainer, Kellyann
Conway, director of pet behav-
ior for Animal Planet Pet Video,
suggests observing a class before
The dogs and the people
should be enjoying the class,
she said. Make sure that the
venue is secure and clean and
that praise and rewards are used,
never physical punishment
such as hitting or jerking the
"A good trainer will also
ensure that your pet's health is
protected," Conway said,
adding that trainers should
require a health certificate or
proof of vaccinations.
As little as five minutes twice
a day could be enough to train
your pet at home, she said.
The reward is a responsive pet
that doesn't jump on guests,
doesn't destroy your house
when left alone and, most
important of all, comes when
Puppies have different feed-
ing habits than older dogs. A
puppy needs twice as much
protein and 50% more calories
per pound of body weight
daily in order to meet its
growth requirements accord-
ing to www.dogfacts.org. A
rapid change in a puppy's diet
may cause gastrointestinal
upsets. Puppies must feed 4
times daily until the age of 3
months, 3 times daily until 6
months and twice daily for the
rest of its life.
Older dogs' feeding habits
are different in a couple of
ways. The average size dog
requires about 30 calories per
pound of body weight per day.
Interestingly, larger breeds
need only 20 calories per
pound of weight, while small-
er breeds need about 40 calo-
ries per pound of body weight.
A dog's diet should consist of
balanced proportions of pro-
teins, carbohydrates, fats and,
of course water.
A dog can go days without
food and lose 30%-40% of it's
body weight without dying,
but a 10%-15% water loss
could .be fatal. All-meat diets
are not recommended for dogs
due to the lack of calcium and
iron found in meat. Diet sup-
plements should be avoided.
Human foods that can be fatal
to dogs include moldy cheese,
onions, and chocolate. Wild-
living domestic dogs will eat a
variety of foods including ani-
mals and fruits. Their diet
becomes similar to that of
their wild ancestors, gray
A healthy, happy cat requires a diet fit to his unique taste
Domestic cats can't be adapt-
ed to an unsupplemented veg-
etarian diet because they can't
synthesize several nutrients
they need and that are absent
or rare in plant food according
to www.catfacts.org. This
applies mainly to taurine, vita-
min A (cats cannot convert the
pro-vitamin A that is abundant
in plants to vitamin A proper)
and to certain fattyacids. The
absence of taurine causes the
cat's retina to slowly degener-.
ate, causing eye problems and
eventual irreversible blindness.
This condition is called central
retinal degeneration. Cow's
milk is a poor source of taurine
and adult cats are generally lac-
those intolerant. Lactose-free
milk is perfectly safe, but still
not a substitute for meat. This
contrasts with domesticated
dogs, who commonly are fed a
mixture of meat and vegetable
products and can be adapted to
diets (though supplementation
may be better for dogs too).
However, the majority of-
brand-name cat foods are pri-
marily grain based, often con-
taining large amounts of corn
or rice and supplemented with
meats and minerals and vita-
Cats have been known to
munch on grass, leaves, house-
plants and shrubs to regurgi-
tate whatever is upsetting their
Cats -are fussy eaters when
the vomeronasal, or
Jacobson's, organ becomes sen-
sitized to a specific food, 'at
which point the cat will reject
any food that doesn't fit the
pattern it is expecting.
Additionally, cats have been
known to develop a fondness
for "people food" such as chick-
en, French fries, pizza, bread,
ice cream, carrot juice, olives,
tomato soup, and carnitas bur-
ritos, as well as cat diet exotica
such as corn kernels and diced
cantaloupe. But many "people
foods" are not good for cats;
chocolate, for example, can be
fatal due to the presence of
Ten Tips on keeping a happy toolbox
My husband keeps using my
tools and doesn't put them
back. I appreciate that he's try-
ing to help, but it's really
starting to get to me. What ,
can I do to let hfid know TI ,
appreciate the help but not
We feel your pain! If you're
an avid do-it-yourselfer there's
nothing more annoying than
not being able to find your
favorite tool when you need
it. Or, even worse, to discover
your favorite tool is broken or
missing because someone who
used it didn't have the cour-
tesy to treat it with the care
and respect that your personal
property deserves! Your
favorite cordless drill is miss-
ing its battery, your ratcheting
screwdriver is missing its bits,
your hammer is covered in
spackle and paint, or your
stud finder is just plain gone!
Needless to say, these issues
can quickly become a major
sore spot for couples, room-
mates, friends and family
members. So we asked our
community of fellow Janes to
provide us with a few tips to
avoid 'trouble in the toolbox.'
1) His and Hers Harmony -
The first breakthrough is to
agree on having two sets of
tools. We Jafies get attached to
our tools and loaning them
out even to a loved one -
can cause unnecessary anxiety.
This is especially true for small
tools that fit your hands well.
Plus, if a tool is hard to
replace it's a prime candidate
for having two sets.
2) Label What's Yours If
you and your roommate have
the exact same drill take a
moment to label your respec-
Tip number 1: Try having his-
HEIDI BAKER and
tive tools. The easiest and
most permanent way to
accomplish this without
affecting the performance of
the tool is to use the etching
attachment of a rotary tool
and literally write your name
or initials in the handles of all
of your power and hand tools.
Ink will often wear off and
stick-on labels can not only be
pulled off but will eventually
lose its adhesiveness and fall
off on its own.
3) Lock Box It may seem
a bit extreme at first but con-
sider placing your tools in sep-
arate tool boxes or cabinets.
Tough sell? Find an analogy
around the house he'll relate
to. Do you already have his
and hers computers, sports
equipment or hobby supplies?
Workshop tools are no differ-
ent; you work differently and
therefore you probably need
your own collections. Having
your own toolbox also means
you can organize things to
reflect how you work. A lock
on any toolbox is-a good gen-
eral practice since tools are
easy targets for thieves.
'Communal' Tools Sit down
with your spouse, roommate
or whomever and go over
"house tools" and tools you
intend to keep to yourself or
those that at least need a per-
mission from you before
using. Determine a place to
keep these tools so there's
never any confusion or mis-
5) Think Pink Many of
our members wrote in that
they were tired of their hus-
bands using the tools that
they bought for themselves
and then claiming then as
their own. They bought tools
specifically made for women.
Consider tools with flowery or
pink handles, but only if you
find high-quality pieces. Many
of our members purchased
pink tools because their
spouse would've been embar-
rassed using them but ulti-
mately they were disappointed
with their quality.
6) Tool Zones If you're
lucky enough to have a garage
establish which area belongs
to you and which area belongs
to your spouse, roommate,
etc. Make it clear that neither
o9tu .yil borrow each,.
Soter's tools without the OK'
of the tool's owner. This
means you must follow the
rules as well! It doesn't matter
that you needed his router for
'just a second,' you must get
permission first or don't
expect it in return.
7) Checkout Sheet If you
feel that restricting the use of
your tools is too harsh you
might consider using a check-
out sheet. Whoever borrows
your tools must write down
what they took, when they
took it, and when they plan
on returning it. And, they
must return the tool in its
original condition or guaran-
tee beforehand that they will
replace it should they break it
or lose it.
8) Share and Share Alike -
It may be that the two of you
just decide to share all of the
tools together. Or maybe
you've each got your own but
you decide to buy one or two
big-ticket tools together. Either
way can work but you must
determine in advance what
the parameters for using the
9) Care and Feeding If
you have different approaches
to quality, maintenance, or
how to use tools, you're proba-
bly candidates for having your
own toolboxes. It doesn't
make one of you right and the
other wrong, just different.
Life is too short to argue.over
tools. And because tool quality
has come up in recent years as
prices have come down it's
more affordable than ever for
you each to have essential
tools you can call your own.
10) Set a Good Example -
When you borrow tools from
someone else (and we all need
to from time to time), be sure
to return the todl promptly
and make sure it's clean and
in good condition. For exam-
ple, if you broke or dulled a
hacksaw blade make sure to
include a package of new ones
when you return the saw. If
there's an accessory that'd be
nice to have, consider giving
it as a gift when you return
the tool. The golden rule is
never truer than when bor-
rowing tools: treat others'
tools as you'd like yours treat-
Hugs n' hammers,
For detailed project informa-
tion and more great projects
ideas, visit www.BeJane.com.
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Names: Mocha (left) and Latte' (right)
Age: Mocha is 1 yr. and Latte' is 6
Breed: Mocha is a Party Poodle and
Latte' is a Maltese mix (Pomeranian)
Size: both dogs between 12 & 14 Ibs.
Coloring: Latte' is a reddish tan and
Mocha is tan, cream and white
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach
Owner: York and Maril Onnen
Favorite food: steak and eggs
Favorite pastime: Watching Animal
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Healthy dogs and cats require healthy diet
Counting calories proves essential for puppies and dogs
These two best friends accompa-
ny Maril on her Tour de Sawgrass
(bike trip) nearly every evening.
The neighbors all wave and stop
to pet the pups. They love to play
with their toys and leave a wall to
wall exhibit of them to greet the
Onnens when they arrive home
from different outings.
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How to get men to clean the house
Getting a man to do
housework is not
always easy. My opin-
ion is that if both people work
full-time jobs, both should
divide household chores even-
ly because, after all, a house
doesn't have a woman's face
painted on it. That means, a
home and the work that goes
with it, should be a shared
housework is rarely divided
It's changing though. After
circling the globe, and meet-
ing men from around the
world, I do believe that
by KATE WORTH
ORGANIZER I mount
hooks inside my closet doors. I
then hang belts, purses, neck-
laces, ties, etc., on them. This
keeps everything organized.
American men are the best
men on the planet. Yep, in
my opinion, American guys
are the big Kahunas, the No. 1
of the male species on the
globe. That being said, many
don't pull their fair share of
the housework load.
Sure, they'll insist that they
take care of the yard, but not
every single day. Housework
is an everyday affair. From
laundry to meal preparation
and clean-up, housework is
there, day in and day out. So
what does it take to get a man
to pitch in and help with the
housework? Make housework
appealing to a man. If
women put cleaning the
house on fnanly terms,
women are more likely to get
their hubbies excited about
cleaning. Heck, put house-
work on a man's terms and
women might find housework
is more appealing to them,
It's all about the tools
Men love tools. They want
cleaning tools that work well.
Women will tolerate inferior
performance and almost take
pleasure in how long they can
endure working with some-
thing that gives-them substan-
dard results. Give a man the
right tools to clean with and
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Hand a man an old string
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If you don't believe me, just
look at the popularity of the
TV show Dirty Jobs. The
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When you're ready to clean
and dust, work like a man and
use a tool belt. Put the clean-
ing and dusting spray in one
pocket and dust and cleaning
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cloths in another. Put a plas-
tic putty knife in one pocket
to scrape up any soap scum or
food particles stuck to the
floor before mopping. I wear
one while cleaning and it
keeps me organized and not
searching for the last place I
set the dust spray down.
It's also no secret that men
are visually-oriented. That's
why the Dyson vacuum could
only have been invented by a
man. No doubt, as James
Dyson says, he was frustrated
because his vacuum lost suc-
tion. But I bet what he was
really thinking was, "Where's
the dirt? I want to see some
dirt!" Thus, the Dyson vacu-
um was invented, enabling
one to actually see the dirt
and filth vacuumed up. My
husband can't get enough of
our Dyson and says it's the
best investment we've made
for the house in a long time.
We fight over who gets to do
the indoor mowing now.
What have we learned
about housekeeping from
men? It takes the right tools.
Invest in good ones and using
good tools makes the job bet-
ter and maintains your inter-
est in doing the job to begin ,
with. We also learned that it
pays to look at dirt. Having
the tools that are going to
have you seeing dirty, and
plenty of it, will keep you
interested in chasing down
dust bunnies and it may
even encourage your man to
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208 ACRE Georgia planhalron 15 riles
irom Talon, I-mber lake ,leer turkey
pirds. nogs. barn lurnisned nouse
IJTEREST FATES are 1l an all nrme low
and its a. buyers market DonT lei these
great deals pass you by Call Remax Ad-
anrigq l3I94)2.41 .4, 33j
VACANT WOODED lor. nracoasial aesl
100' x 125' 595 000. Call 223-3323 seri-
ous inquirnes cnly.
ON OCEAN- REDUCED
Vista Del Mar Condo at Jax Bch. 1/1, new
appliances, W/D, pool. $298K. Ph.
(904)282-1131, c. 868-6338.
OCEANFRONT ATL. BEACH
Deep lot with old cottage. Below appraisal!
FSBO/licensed agent. (904)246-0000
JAX BEACH, Cleared lot, 62.5x126, 3rd
Ave. North, $150,000. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
MUST SELL! PVB, UNDER $200K SFH.
2BR',BA, garage, wall unil 1250sl.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, hard-
,wood floors, pool, 1777sf., double lot.
Appraised at $442,900; Asking $365,000.
Will entertain all offers. MUST SELLI!
1218 6th Avenue North. Call
(904)241-4344 leave msq.
NEAR MAYO- IC water access, SBR/2BA,
$355,000; Independent Bokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 71.0-3111 -
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5, for-
mal living & dining, open floor plan,
screened pool, family neighborhood,
COASTAL TROPICAL ESCAPE- Newly
painted, 8 year old, 3/2/2 w/open layout.
Lush landscape, in great neighborhood.
OPEN HOUSE, Sat. 3-5pm & Sun. 2-5pm.
Upgrades and extras $320K, FSBO. 1106
Theodore Ave., JB; (904)249-7238.
CUTE 3/2, 1369sqft on, quiet street. Wood
floors throughout. Open floor plan. Huge
kitchen, 1190 20th St. N. $309,000. By
Owner/ Agent. Call Jonathan, 219-6313.
Wonderwood area, 6BR/4.5BA on
2+ acres, Includes garage apartment with
1BR/1BA & kitchenette, boat lift, 2-docks,
pool, $1,500,000. Call 545-4002.
REDUCED & MOVE IN READY!
;Adorable Jax Beach. 3/1, newly renoval-
edj Must seer $237 000, 241 6102
OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D, split
4/2/2, 1856sf, great room. w/fireplace,
large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1998,
$239,500. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
$475,000- 534 Margaret Street- BUILD-
ERS SPECIAL- Owner Finance- Take
over payments. NO BANKS NEEDED -
LEASE/ OPTION TO BUY. 4BR/2BA.
HARDWOOD FLOORS. Great location in
Neptune Beach, 4 BLOCKS FROM THE
BEACH. MUST SEE IN PERSON TO AP-
PRECIATE! Call 904-315-1426 for.infor-
SAWGRA S BERMUDA Court Patio
Hiome. 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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR1.5BA Musl sell
$175,000. (904)339308ll&...,4. ..
ATLANTIC BEACH,REDUCED 176 Piie
St. rext to AB Elementary, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, new AC, metal roof, etc. Short
walk to beach and Town Center. Asking
$249,000, 247-8539 or .303-5729.
SAWMILL LAKES, Porite Vedra, FSBO-
5BR/4.5BA., cul-de-sac, many upgrades.
$599,900. For info or appt. call 280-0594
or www.31 2eastmillchase.com
ATLANTIC BEACH, near ICW, 4BR/2BA
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace,
Appraised $369,000, Sell $295,000.
Open House, August 25th. 2pm-4pm..
445 Florida Blvd Nepiu-e Beach
$399.000 Jackrin, Larer.arr co Keller
Wiliiarrs Reaily 910.6652 -
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August 24, 2007
I M 1~.5 -
N. Jax Beach Vacant Lot for
Sale with Ready-to-build up to
2800 SF Custom Home. Build
for under $200 per SF,
Including Lot. WOW!! Choose
from 100s of floor plans.
Customiie. Major lending
institution approved builder
on-hand. OR, Buy just Lot and
build whenever. Last lot, call
AJ Agarwal 904.607.9543
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NEPTUNE, EAST of AIA, 3BR/2BA, ga-
rage. 233 Pine St. $589,000. 249-7946,
Ponte Vedra Beach
3BR/2BA 2 car garage,
great view, cul-de-sac
Dolphin Cove 4BR/2BA
Approx. 1800 sq. ft.
Renovated brick home
Large double corner lot.
M&M M anae.n
UNIQUE IN HIIOHAND GLEN
MLS# 380660 4BR/2.5BA, cherry cab.,
wd firs, 23' ceil, FP, crwn mld, cust.
windows/paint, 2nd stry scr./tiled lanai,
& lovely lake views. $579,900 241-2417
WATERFRONT IN OSPREY POINT
MLS# 385672 4BR/2BA, open floor
plan, living and dining rooms kitchen
with prep island & eat in.area, charming
family room with French doors to
screened lanai with lake views. $349,000
JUST YOUR SIZE!
MLS# 382541 5BR/3BA home w/2932
SF, bonus rm, eat-in kit, LR/DR, & huge
yd w/room for pool! Call today!
LOVELY HOME MINUTES TO BEACH
Former model, 4BR/2BA, granite, new
sink/fixtures, master w/garden tub/sep.
shower. $249,900 241-2417
3 HOMES FROM OCEAN!
MLS# 358806 Spectacular Tiffany-By-
The-Sea, steps to the ocean, 4/2.5,
4273SF, gourmet kitchen, DR, great rm.
LR, art studio, office/den, 2 car garage.
MLS# 380921 2-story, 5BR/4.5BA'
home on priy. lot. 3690 SF, chef's kit.
w/granite, 42" cabinets, gas range &
deluxe fixtures. 3-car oversized garage
w/extended bay. Must see! $779,000
FABULOUS OCEAN VIEWS
Brand new 7th fl. condo. w/exquisite
finishes throughout, custom lighting & fans.
Enclosed parking garage, sec. entry, private
lobby, pool/spa. $898,000 241-2417
STATELY CUL-DE-SAC HOME
Queens Harbour. 5BR/3.5BA. Lots of
upgrades. Stunning gourmet kit. w/
granite. Rich hard wood firs, & travertine
marble thruout. $1,090,000 241-2417
MLS# 369385 Lovely 3/2.5 1925sf w/
open patio, garage w/A/C, split open fir
plan. Close to ocean. $279,500 241-2417
MINUTES FROM IT ALU
MLS# 365332 New interior & exterior
paint, hardiboard siding, great flrplan w/
spacious master suite & nice open, eat-
in kitchen. Lots of windows to allow for
natural light, situated on waterfront lot.
VARIOUS MLS #'s New condos with
spacious fir plans, Irg master suite,
stainless steel apple, granite countertops,
Ig terrace overlooks Intracoastal, plus
fabulous community features. Priced
from $645,000-$1,050,000 241-2417
2 BLOCKS TO OCEAN!!'
MLS# 362753 Perfect beach home in S
Jax Bch.,4/3 + Bonus rm, granite, crown,
2 car garage, comer lot, private yard, 6
yrs new. $699,000 241-2417
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.
1165 18th St. North
3/2 1 car garage, fireplace,
near park. $254,900
2/2 TH '/2 block to ocean,
comm. pool. $1100
3/2 fireplace, comm. pool & tennis,
screened lanai overlooking
golf course. $1200
2/2 furnished with all utilities,
fireplace, comm. pool & tennis,
screened lanai. $1150/mo
3 month min.
licensed real estate broker
806-A 3rd St. Neptune Beach
1540 SF 3/2 home w/bonus
room in Hidden Cove.
1 ACRE ESTATE LOT: .in
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 @
ASHLEY WOODS STATELY 2-STORY
MLS# 388222 4BR/2.5BA, open eat-in
kitchen, spacious den w/FP, security, fenced
yard, Bike ride to top rated schools! $267,500
CLOSE TO OCEAN!
MLS#388193 3BR/2BA, located on cul-de-
sac in Sawgrass CC. Approx. $48,000 in
upgrades. Gorgeous garden like rear yard.
COASTAL RETREAT AT VIIANO BEACH
MLS# 387326 3BR/2BA beach home,
professionally designed, full equipped kitchen,
spacious dining room, large deck for
entertaining. $1,150,000 285-1800
PONTE VEDRA BEACH ODOMS MILL
MLS# 387261 3BR/2BA features 1,999 SF
elegantly appointed & beautifully
landscaped, close to great schools, many
upgrades, cul-de-sac lot overlooking preserve.
WORLD GOLF TREASURE
MLS# 385343 4BR/3BA w/study located in
the King & the Bear gorgeous landscaping,
12 ft. ceilings, corian countertops, plantation
shutters & much more! $479,900 285-1800
THIS UNIQUE CONTEMP. HOME
MLS# 382132 Renovated & enlarged in
1994, features expansive views from the walls
of windows overlooking the river. The home
is located on a wooded, l+acre lot. It has
almost 5,700 sq.ft., 4BR, 4BA & 2HBA and a
3 car garage. $3,950,000 285-1800
JAX BEACH OCEANFRONT CONDO
MLS# 387462 Best location in Pelican Point,
11th floor, beautifully furished & decorated
2BR/2BA w/parking space in underground
garage, New: A/C, water heater, lighting,
faucets, counter tops, stove, paint, storm
windows & more! $514,900.285-1800
MLS# 385626 3BR/2.5BA on lake & cul-
de-sac. Upgrades galore, ceramic tiled floors,
SS appliances: Kitchen open to dining-lake
views from your screened lanai. $254,900
SAN MARCO PACE
MLS# 388572 IBR/1BA unit in the
Southbank of downtown Jacksonville!
Featuring tile floor, granite countertop, gated
garage parking, gym, pool, sauna, spa, billiards
& social rooms. $325,000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT HOME IN OLD ATL BEACH
MLS# 368225 Totally remodeled
7BR/4.5BA.w/wood firs, 2-grand FP, library/
office, inground heated pool, 3-car garage,
w/2-rm guest apartment & covered patio.
MLS# 366663 Oceanfront community
townhome w/private beach access,
2BR/2.5BA & loft/office, fenced courtyard,
carport w/storage. $380,000 285-1800
SOUTHERN CHARM IN GLEN KERNAN
MLS# 347371 Lovely 2-story brick
Plantation-style 5BR/4.5BA home + sun,
exercise & game rooms, gourmet kitchen,
6400 SF, 4 FPs, custom features through out,
water-to-golf views & scmd lanai w/summer
kitchen, grills & more! $2,095,000 285-1800
I Independently owned and operated
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
* PONTE VEDRA LANDING *
3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,. Beautifully re-
modeled, large comer lot, open floor plan,
1100sf., new roof, replumbed. $209,900.
Seller will pay all closing costs. First Trust
Realty Call June 994-3608.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' corner lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. ASKING $369,000.
Will CO- OP. (904)662-6522.
LEASE PURCHASE 5BR/3BA, $239,900,
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
comer lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
Builders custom pool home,
2985 sf, 4/3, office,
EAST COAST REALTY 2.5 gar, gas appliances.
OFJACKSONVILL, INC. OSPREY
2600 sf, 3/2, on preserve lot,
Barbara Galvin huge Florida room ac/heated.
OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY, lpm-4pm.
4401 Seabreeze Dr., Jax Beach.
From Cotta es to Castles
MARSH & ICW VIEWS IN QUEENS HARBOUR ISLAND
QUEENS HARBOUR Own your own island! A once-in-a-lifetime
This beautiful Southern Traditional brick opportunity to own an island within Queens
home sits on over an acre with majestic Harbour which is NOT subject to Queens
old oak trees and expansive marsh and Harbour dues. This 2.25 acre lot offers
Intracoastal views! It features five unobstructedeastemviewsof the ntracoastal
bedrooms, five and one-half baths, a Waterway. It has a high elevation, features
library, a gourmet kitchen, a three-car side beautiful, mature trees and is surrounded by
entry garage and apool and spa. This home marsh. Build your dream estate on this
is elegant yet comfortable! $1,795,000 special, one-of-a-kind property! $3,000,000
Elizabeth Hudg ins
Prudential Network Realty's
TOP SALES AGENT
The Real Estate Professional who sells the best of the First Coast lifestyle"
(904) 285-8449 ext. 3028 Cell 553-2032
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Beautiful 4BR/2BA home
located in Neptune Beach.
Newly remodeled kitchen and
hardwood floors throughout the
house. Open and spacious floor
plan. Large yard, lots of trees
and a pool! House is located at
59 Oakwood. $380,000.
Please call (904) 315-1426 for
.OPEN HOUSE saturday l-4pm
giU f BEST PMCE IN OLD PALM VALLEY
je Seller is relocating. This beautiful home is
not oniv priced below market. but it's in move
in condition. Freshly painted, with large open
floor plan, nice bonus or Fourth bedroom with bath upstairs for
extra privacy. Beautiful private backyard. Hardi-
board siding for easy care, room for a 3rd car garage
and pool. Directions:.AIA S to State Rd 210. Go to "Old
Palm Vallev" Turn left into neighborhood and go straight to '
164 Bear Pen. Call Lynn Saul
233 6th Avenue North
Jax Beach, FL 32250
41 1 South I ST ST #'201
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Absolute 10! Selva MarinAbsolute Charm! Perfect Condition!
Complete Remodel on 1/2 Acre, lot" Almost New Custom Home in Old Atl. h less than 3 Beach Place Featuring Roof Top
Complete Remodel on 1/2 Acre lot" blocks to the Beach: Open Fir Plan- 2 Storv 2500 SF B Terracewith Swim Spa
4 Blks to Ocean-4Bdn /2.SBA 2500S All one level 4br/2.5ba plus bonus rr. Hrdwd Flrs, 10 ceilings, Fir Plans 1665 to 1700SF All ipeccably designed 3br/
Hardiboard exterior, metal roof, Travertine Firs screened in porch off kitchen plus 2 car gar. Priced to 2ba w/Large Bale, Car. Parking & Roof Top Terr. w/Swin
throughout gas 6 burner stove & more Lush Sell $849,000. Spa; Summer Kit. & ocean views. 8 Homes Ranging from
Landscaping room to expand. Across from Park. Don't Selv Marina -Completely Remodeled $599,000-$629,900 Corner 13th Ave. S & 2nd St. S.
miss his eau 3/2ba sits on a huge lot. Pleanty of rm for pool or Reduced $20k FOR QUICK SALE- Almost New Townhome-
Selva Marina Country Club 3 Blocks to Ocean expansion. This house has been completely remodeled S. Jax Bch- Walking distance to Beach.
Awesome Lot House has great bones 3Bdrm/2.5 Ba down to the studs. Pella windows, wd firs, granite 2 strv- 3br, 2.5ba, 1900sqft. town home tile and lirdwd
- 1759SF all one level. Price at $849,000 counters, ss appl. and more. Priced to sell! $499,900 firs, gran. counters in kit. & baths. SS apple, w/ priv. fence,
REDUCED UNDER MARKET VALUE $999,900 New 2 bdrm condos in At Bch starting at $280,000's Priced to Sell $369,000
4200SF 3 BLOCKS TO OCEAN No payments until 2008. Mint Condition- Lake Views-
2 Yr Old'louse 3 S ory w/elevator on Cul-De-Sac. New 2 Bdrm Condo in Atlantic Beach Starting at Great Nieghhorhood
6Bdrm/3Bao plus officer HghCeilinoron Wr A $280,000's. No Payment till 2008. TTL 6 Condos -3Blks 3/2 w/scrned patio over-looking bckyd to lake vw.
Porches, Low Mainteance. n 85x1 ot. rced w Tfrom Ocean. Gourmet Kitchen, SS Appls. Granite, 18" Completely repllnbed, all new carpet & kit. firing. All appl.
Porches Low Maintenance on 85x142 Lot. Priced well Tile Thruout -Beautiful Courtyard. 20% Down. No Incl.Open fir plan, plantation shutters tlruout. 2 car side
below apprasial. A Must See!. Payments until 2008 enrtv gar.. $339,000
REDUCED! 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath Town Home in Atlantic Beach
Seaside Gated Comm. Luxury HOME! 1/2 block to the Ocean.
Magnificent custom home w/ state-of-the-art kit. You 2 story town home, 1-car garage. 1788 sq. ft, all bdrms
could not rebuild this home with this quality in finish upstairs, open fl plan, new ss appliances, new electric, Brand New Construction
levels at this price today. IT's AWESOME! 4/ 3.5 ba, new ac, new roof, new garage door, private fenced to be Completed in the next 8 Weeks
2-story, all bdrms up, 3486 sq ft, Mediterranean style backyard lushly landscaped. $524,900 4 hdrm, 2.5 ba 2-story hv SRC Homes willbe complete in
w/ barrel tile rf. Private Beach access. $1,269,000 Selva Marina Home-3 years New October. 2738 sq ft, wired to add pool, cabana and garage at
RoofTop ocean views 1/2 block to ocean Mint Condition-Low Maintenance. anytime. Hardwood fis down, 2 fireplaces and more...Still
New Construction! Town Home 4/4.5, 3 story w/ This absolutli gorgeous home sits on a cul-de-sac. This lime to choose finishes. Priced to sell @ $724.900
elevator. 2-car gar.. Construction almost complete. was custom built with all imaginable upgrades... All
S F iirsh nstO-ctiof n ae osatc$000 bdrms on 2nd level of this 2-story cedar shake home.
High-End Finish Levels Offered at 51,199,000 Living space is 3901 sq ft plus 2000 plus sq ft of outdoor
BEST BUY AT THE BEACH living under a 2-story screened heated 30x50 pool and Sawgrass Players Club
AT THIS PRICE $579,000 spa w/brick paver decking, summer kitchen, lanai and Priced to SELL Turtleback Crossing
'1/2 Blk to 19th Bch Access. Completely more. 4 bdnns plus office w/morning kitchen and custom Updated 2-story townhonie-Master on 1st fir. 1351 sq. ft.
REMODELED Townhome. New state of the art built in desks and cabinets, 5 full baths(all w/granite Open Fir Plan. Screened lanai-2 Bdrms/2.5 Ba, 1-Car
kitchen w/granite ss app, cabinets, ALL and custom cabinets), state-of-the-art kitchen w/very Garage, Maintenance Free. Pool in Comminitiv. Priced to
iUPDATED bath, lighting, cabinets, d L open fl plan to great rm, formal dr, living room, fitness Sell S279.000
UPDATED baths, lighting, appliances deck, rm and custom play house in backyard w/cable. electric Sawgrass Players Club Oakbridge
landscaping and more.... 3 bdrms plus loft/office, 2.5 and utons p h Sawgrass Players Club Oakbridge
blad 1capig0 sq ft plu2 r dgrame Dplont mic. t.5 and phone. 1-stonr. Single Family in immaculate condition on large
ba, 1900 sq ft plus 2 car garage. Don't miss this Furnishings Negotiable! corner lot. 1873 SF-Open Tlr Plan. 3Blrms/2 Ba. 2-Car
opportunity! Seller open to renting back. $1,550,000 Garage. Priced Below Market Value! $369,000.
margi- pettit angela "radley 4
Renovated 1206 sf 3 Bedroom 2 Bath,
Large Backyard Sanctuary, Lovely
Beach Home, walking distance to beach
& park. $346,000
TOWNHOME IN S. JAX BEACH
2/2.5 charming &-spacious on large
corner lotjust blocks to ocean! $240,000
S. JACKSONVILLE BEACH
3/2, 2-car garage, 1616 sq ft w/
large wood deck, hot tub and fenced
NEPTUNE BEACH REDUCEDD)
3/2, 1901 sq ft w/ Great room &
Huge backyard! UPDATED! $339,900!
LOG HOME IN NEPTUNE BEACH
3/2 2400 sq ft on private wooded lot on
quiet street! $399,000
PONTE VEDRA POOL HOME
EAST OF AIA w/OFFICE
3/2.5 2250 sq ft, oversized lot w/ private
backyard and lots of decking. Walking
distance to the beach! $569,900!
LOT EAST OF A1A PVB
50x125 Vacant lot off Solano Rd w/Golf
Course View! $324,000.
3/2 2-car garage 1367 on cul-de-sac
street, screened porch and yard!
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/brand new
appliances 1624 sq ft! $249,900.
PABLO BAY off SAN PABLO
4BR/2BA, 2495 sq. ft., Ig. preserve lot
on.cul-de-sac, like new condition, wood
floors, REDUCED! $458,900.
RENT TO OWN
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 19951
PONTE VEDRA/PALM VALLEY
4BR/4.5BA, 4200 sq ft! BRAND NEW
OCEANFRONT FUF l
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun
deck, balcony and more! $824,900.
RENT TO OWN
2/2 1212 sq ft on 12th floor in Jax
Beach! Includes garage, pool and
Auust 24 2007
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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. ha le a
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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
Resrdential/commercial-1626sq' in 3 buildings-business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
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
3/2 townhome, 1240sq'. Renovated, many upgrades. Fully equipped kitchen. $899 mth
3/2 home, new carpet, refrigerator & dishwasher. Near Mayport Naval Station. $1,150 mth
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S"She KnOWS the beaches!"
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PRICED... TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!
\ hli value' Lie peacefull, sieps to the ocean. I bLk to golf in meticulou.- 413.
v iih .- ierlilnc inishes' Oak fls. granite. iua reine, marble details, generous open-
nL .. nietal rull. on I 15\ I S lot, eter-,thng's netu but the land iielfi You ll fall
i, I,l,,.' $79711(0 1 MLS#3-16168
EPITOME OF BEACH-IST ST, NEPT.
E[II.alng 32 i5 inlage gem u/ I/1 gue;i house. eudes 'old-bch' charm Full\
r.,i alid .3 ,i; agEo rool. %' indo,'A. baths. kt hardibrd. landscaping nek gar
Clri brk a. rrdd flr_. [-place. Irg corner lot. oceanileA s off MBR balcon, A
gcm' 7'i7.1Oii I) MLS #385179
S. JAX. BCH
GRAB YOUR BEACH TOWEL & GO!!
C.ii: 2 l, nhomfc'. ltepI to ocean' Vault ceils, ,undeck f-pl.ce. fenced ard
Id1. I 2 home \..; no mo feei' It's all our own. in& out'Storage for hlke,/
bi,:,., ,' 2-car carpon $3-t9.500 MLS# 353557
BEACHWALKS W/ HOT COFFEE!
1, tone 3? 3..5 h hort bb.i to ocean' Hanridsome hrds\d. firs. d an. tle.-room/Boinu..
up icJ.d ricee Pni deep lo.oI o\v maiienjanie sruccio. nopical Flonda settling
PriccdJ o SELL' l395,)000 MLS# 317919
HUB OF CONVENIENC...MAJOR REDUCTION !
H.o-'table sharp 13 5.14 yrs "Tnew," loaded 'i flair' High ceils, Irg GR'DRKit
for ,.i ., enterainin.g. full Gucil M ing dtn Sunny bk-ard, gorgeous pnv MBR/
bl.:..nv y-1497.00) MLS# 329649
INVITING LAKEFRONT CONDO
Cnrp. .pac.'iou. 22 Srummner Houise,:ortageico,.ndo on peaceful lake. near p.'oal
amn-eries ;& c:llbhouie Sharp graruie/, s upgrades. f-place. cul-de-sac sernng.
pri' aie bKb jices. t 309,0)XI MLS#_ ?57395
TUSCAN EXECUTIVE W/ GUEST RETREAT
Stunnrig -BR 4 5BA.\ V-llin of Glen Kernan. I %r "nev'.". luxur i upgrade.
l:tian tile flts. generous GR/KJi opens to lanai & cabana wi pnsune preserve/
SIaten tien Chef-leSel kit. elegant Parlor/DR Lovely 1/1 Casila Custom \in-
doi\ Irtmernt- ELqauaiine' $947.000( MLS# 3.6513
SPACIOUS & TROPICAL..NEWLY REDUCED ZoK!!
Nl.:el', kept '2 Villages of Pablo. Lrg corner loi. beauufull, landscaped' Sunny
LR DR 1lu.s It GRKit 3 cider.. open to screened lanai. Brand new, .\C, nc\
r.o:.t in pro.gres. sh.n jaunt to bch & A+ schx'ls closebv $268.50 0 MLS# 359-943
PRICED WELLIMMACULATE EXECUTIVE!
B .l.uairull, signedd J12 el-eCutieC in Harmpton Park Loaded a/qualit. finihe_.
v ..Jl i. hril-oill. er-' n mold, high eLCIN.. gorgeous '.,.grJnmte kit 1/ i..le. planialon
Shllurt .hlinds., g c.i e red Ijnai 1l.' 1 to deep pool-a.ble bkyard. Seller. reduced
t,. .ll quh.kl.[I,' %459.i)0N M1LS#363169
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PV Boulevard Oceanfront
200 ft Oceanfront 4BR/office
Like New Steps to Ocean
Lagoon Pool 5BR
Odoms Mill at Ponte Vedra
Wood Firs Screen Lanai
Sawgrass Country Clu
Sawgrass Players Club
Satumia/Wood Granite 4BR
Lake Front .Great Floor Plan
Sawgrass Players Club
Lagoon Townhome 3BR
AT MAYO, 3BR/2BA, 2CG, GR w/FP;
screened front & rear porch, S249,000. In-
dependent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
3/2 NEW Low Price, Neptune by the Sea.
Quiet street in a great neighborhood,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, double car
garage. 1/2 block to ocean, $585,000.
Open House, Sun., 11am-5pm.,
OPEN HOUSE 3pm-5pm, Friday. Atlantic
Beach just 2 blocks to the beach and 2
parks. 2918sf. 4BR/4BA offered at
S870,000. See on www.judyhicks.com.
Judy Hicks, RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate.
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. view on realtor.com
$439,900, 1106 Hagler Dr. W. 241-6514,
655-7831. Motivated Seller!
7aeu/IoI ,cawozn, Zld/l e iv (atv
205 Charlemagne Circle
Open Floor Plan!
Entertainers Dream! 4BR/2.5BA with Master on
1st Floor. Plantation Shutters. Beautifully
landscaped. Oversized kitchen with breakfast
area open into dining/den combo w/wet bar.
-0 Community Clubhouse w/pool & tennis courts.
S Leona DeCastro, REALTOR (904) 710-2163
P-I.ij_,, ,. i.- ^ m mmB- ilc
the iot!!! Owner/Agent for
Networkpe ly we erata e
Independently Owned & Operated
T11s nnt c CLiJa beach rck beauty is
- loaded /upgrades.amenities! 5bd/3ba
,14.-400stl pacious oversized bedrooms,
gourmel kitchen w/SS appliances.
Secmuny, central vacuum, & water softener
systems, oeriized 2.car gar. w/10'x8'
,Aorkshop. 90'i140' lot, 32'x15' pool, 3
blo k-,: 1. toocein' NOTin
tlood zone. lo.ear tl.a.e.
than Du.al, award .
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Toll Free 1-888-285-4480
* Glen Kernan CC 5/5 new construction- $2.6 million
* 12582 Ashglen Dr. S 3/2 immaculate- $255,000
* 370 N Chaffee Rd. New home on 1 acre- $269,900
* 4430 Coastal Highway oceanfront lot- $795,000.
* 12943 Autumn Sunrise 4/3, mint- $334,900
* 798 Triton Rd Atlantic Beach remodeled- $279,900
* 10056 Pebble Ridge, all brick, new home- $329,000
* 918 6th Ave. N Jax Beach near ocean- $249,900
* 1861 Beachside Ct. Atlantic Beach- $599,900
SOUTH JAX BEACH
East of 3rd Street. The property could be used
---a --- a;s 3 buildatle lots of 50\120 each Propemr
Sa p : currently. has newly renovated duple; %nth 2
S .- B-. -. BD,,BI BAt in each unit on Lo 'A' and part (,f Let
#u. Lot #2 isauallable immediate liforn
construction and is adjacent to South Beach
q.."..l new hom ndcommunrin $1,350,000
CONSTITUTION COVE in
SOUTH JXLu BEACH
Tree-lined srreets & a quiet rtenlghborhood This
I.5'6 si home features teshl\ aintled interior.
ne%% kitchen cabinet: & appliances, formal
li\incg dining room. heated & cooled Flonda
roomrn. i'mil\ h r,:m t raised heanh fireplace.
backvyrd loaded with fruit trees, plen, ot room --
for apool. 3 BD!28A. 2-car garage $314,9i00
S" SAN PABLO
: : Beautiful 3 BR, 3 B BAplusl:fice. 2.-53 sf end
4 -..' .- unit\%/ spectacularpanoramictne'"lmrina
N e"t k ,Rt "'...'-, & mIntracoastal. Luurv' finihes throughout.
.... ....- --"--'- f T,%o( large balconiens. 2-car garage & storage
Communme) pool andd finmess center. Deep iwder
S access and marina $1.100,000
Priced to 4ell 4BD 3BA home wnrh custom .
painted interior. COn'.enienlth located near B ,
Ma\o Clinic & shopping. Neat, clean & read\ .. %..
ton- m,:,: in. Open lloor plan. Th;s i,810,:sf home -.'' W "S ,^ r
include. hardwod floors, ne%' lands.cjping, a "
circular dri\e & 2-car garage. $3"9.9oo *
SPrudential irw97..ewW, REALTOR@
Network Realty ofnwhasta, email@example.com
Independently owned and operated www.nancymassengill.com
1oo0 Sawgrass Village Drive Ste 101
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904) 285-8449 x3050
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BEACHES* ICW* SS* JAX
MARSH LANDING- THE GREENS WAY
2/2, end unit condo w/ 1 car gar. Gated w/
many extras. Reduced to $229,000.
NOTTINGHAM HARBOR- POOL HOME!
4/2, one owner, home lovingly maintained
in great location. Great in-ground pool w/
screened cover. Tons of upgrades.
SUTTON LAKES- THIS HOME IS LIKE
Immaculate 3/2, 2 car gar. Hardly lived in.
No-pet/ non-smoker home for those with
allergies. Huge fenced backyard, irrig.
system w/ separate meter, and all neutral
ATLANTIC BEACH-COVE LANDING
How about a clean and lovely 3/2 at the
beach and near the base for only
$189,000. A must see if beach living is for
you. New carpet and paint. $184,900.
THE COURTYARDS- ATLANTIC BEACH
2/2, w/ loft & private courtyard for enter-
taining. Close to base. Great deal at only
Almost 2000sf, 3/2, w/ formal living, din-
ing, den & lanai. Fenced yard w/ view of
lake. All tile throughout. $239,900.
3/2 lovely manufactured home on nice lot.
A steal for the price, won't last at $89,900.
3/2, approx. 1350sf, all remodeled, like
new inside. Must see! Only 184,900.
MORE HOMES/GREAT DEALS
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY....
CALL KAREN MACDONALD AT
HOME FINDER REALTY
221-1711 OR 434-8536
2/2 Condo in Ponte Vedra! Enjoys resort style amenities
with a double Master suite condo overlooking the water!
Over 1,000 sq. ft with tile, granite,
vaulted ceilings and much more! This
must see! Asking $216,000
Contact Shawn Norton @
Brg finr Ibouhnd!
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MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, officer: tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in Queens Harbour- Immacu-
late 5/4, screened pool/spa on the 14th
fairway. Upgraded kitchen, butlers station,
wood floors, bonus, 3 car garage. $760K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Custom con-
crete block, lakefront 4/3 on culdesac,
2824sf, chef's kitchen, built-ins, lanai,
screened porch, 2.5 car courtyard garage.
Below Builder Cost in Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors; courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $480K.
Cool Pool- Hot Pice- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $329K..
Exceptional in Egrets Glade- Brickfront
3/2 on culdesac, open great room, fire-
place, tile and wood floors, new carpet,
fenced yard, covered patio, shed. $215K.
Lakefront PVB Condo- Enjoy peaceful
lake views or relax in front of the fireplace
in your spacious 2/2.5 condo w/screened
porch in beautiful Ponte Vedra! $209K
or for rent for $1100/mo.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on private,
partially fenced, treed, creek front lot.
Pergo and tile floors, sprinkler, security,
new AC in 06, fireplace. $199K.
New Price in Ponte Vedra- Updated 2/2
lakefront condo in Ponte Vedra Beach is
perfect for an easy and fun lifestyle! Enjoy
walks to shops, TPO and beach! $179,900
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
INVESTORS DREAM $10K UPFRONT.
2BF/2BA condo, 12 blks from beach, with
upgrades. lyr. lease signed ($1120/mo;).
Selling price $219,900 with $10K cash
back at closing. Call Ted (904)537-7896.
Desirable first floor end unit. Sale $210K
or rent $1100/mo. (904)565-9919.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
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.
WATERFRONT, BRAND new, 3BR/3BA
w/boatslip. Darien, GA, 1 hour from Jack-
sonville. $299,000. McGuire Mortgage.
2/1 top floor, comer unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
$349,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
FSBO 3BR/2BA, Summerhouse town-
home in PVB, east of A1A, near clib
house, awesome amenities, last 3 bed-
room available, $359k, Call 509-3947.
PVB 2/2, lease option, $10k down,
$1500/mo., will credit $1k toward down
payment per month. 710-8418.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
SOUTH JAX BCH/ Beautiful Valencia
Condo. Brand new 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 Pettfit, First Trist Realty 994-3608
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $175,000. Call (904)246-6758.
PVB, OCEAN Grove 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. $129,900. 226-3968.
PVB 2/2, will pay 3% down payment, and
$3k' closing -costs, $222ke Need-aG~eilt
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
August 24, 1007
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ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty,
Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, oceanview,
2BR/2BA beautifully furnished. $1500/mo.
3mo. lease available. (904)246-9773.
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/2BA, privacy
fence, screened in porch, CH&A, utility
room, credit check, $700/mo.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri- PVB, 3BR/2BA Solona Cay Circle, fenced
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no yard, community pool, 1 car garage. Avail-
dogs, 333-5579. able now. 1 year lease. 629-1336.
2BR/1BA, hardwood floors, large front SEVERAL TO choose from starting
porch, new paint, new carpet, 5 blocks to at $650/mo. Lewis Realty, Inc.
beach, 246-4695. (904)291-7229.
OCEANFRONT- efficiency condo w/club LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
pool! Furnished & ready for occupancy! blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$895/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141. $675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
PONTE VEDRA townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., wood & porcelain tile downstairs,
all new carpet upstairs, screened lanai,
fresh paint throughout, Brand New A/C
and W/D. Tranquil water view. Lots of
storage and attic space, lawn care inclu-
sive. $925/mo. (904)910-1894.
JAX BCH, 12th Ave. S. 2BR/ 2BA town-
house. NO PETS/ SMOKERS. $995/mo
plus dep. 733-7596.
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of AIA,
*2BR 1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy w/
hardwood floors, new HVAC, $1000/mo.
plus until lyr lease, dep. & credit check.
Call Rick 891-2345.
THE CONDO CONNECTION
CITY TO SAND
WE FIND YOUR CONDO
At The Beach
SANDPIPER: OCEANFRONT. 2/1 Terracotta tile. Fabulous view
ofthe beach. Covered parking & storage. MLS#371646 $397,500
SUMMERHOUSE: GOLFVIEW TOWNHOME. 2/2 private end unit
on golf course. Fabulous 5 star amenities, gated, close to beach.
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: NEW LISTING 2/2 with
GARAGE. New carpet & paint. Huge lanai w/wooded & golf view.
Crown moulding.Clubhouse pool, gated. Close to beach &
shopping. MLS# 382682 $198,800
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: VILLAS LOWEST PRICE. 1/1
Ground floor unit w/ wooded view from the screened lanai.
Clubhouse, pool, gated. MLS# 374480 $134,900
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: BEST BEACH VALUE 3/2 Huge
lanai., GARAGE, pool. Gated community. 1 Yr HOA. REDUCED
$214,800. MLS# 328788
St. AUGUSTINE 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms Available
Old Town Villages: 1/1 gr fl condo w/ GARAGE. Crown mould-
ing, tile, carpet, scr lanai. Nature preserve, pool, fitness
TALK TO THE TWINS
Diane Barr Donna Sandiford
OCEANVIEW, NEW luxury 3BR/2BA
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
ATLANTIC BEACH 2BR/2BA condo avail.
immediately. All new kitchen, wood floors,
carpet, paint, etc. Screened porch, Wash-
er/ Dryer. $1200/rio. 'incl. Water' garbage,
cable and assoc: fees. Pool, tennis.and
fitness. MUST SEE! Call 249-7548
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A. located in Mayport Landing, near
ocean and Hanna Park, S750/mo, S700
deposit, 280-2728 Iv message.
DUPLEX- HISTORIC Springfield, 1416
Pearl St.. upper unit. Large 2BR, hard-
wood floors, country kitchen, pantry.
$625/mo. +deposit. No pets. 223-5211.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, S1295/mo., avail. 9/1.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, studio, 1.5 blocks
to beach! Charming. W/D, utilities includ-
ed. Nonsmokers; pets considered. 7
month lease. $850 furnished, $800 unfur-
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
hardwood floors, dishwasher, CH&A, off
street parking, fenced yard, $1000/mo.
PV TOWNHOUSE 2BR/2.5BA, no smok-
ing, no pets, $950/mo., first, last, and de-
posit. Open house Sat., 8/25. 2-B Ponte
Vedra Court (321)795-1056.
NEPTUNE BEACH APT. 1 year lease, no
pets. W/D, $1000/mo., $1000/dep., 918
First Street, between Bay and Pine. Call
246-8970 or 591-1218.
NEPTUNE, 2/1+ garage, downstairs,
1100sf, 1 block beach, $995/mo plus
$500/dep. water incl. Small pets ok. Se-
nior/ military disc. 822 -1st St. 708-0731.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 320 3rd St., du-
plex, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, WDHU, pets nego-
tiable. Large backyard, 3 blks from ocean
and town center, $1100/mo. +$1100/de-
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
DEERFIELD LAKES, 2 & 3BR's,
fireplace, WDHU, starting at $800/mo.
Spacious 1 BR/1BA, near ocean
$650/mo. 3BR/2BA, Arden Way
$1100/mo. Lewis Realty, Inc.
Soleil Apartments @ Ponte Vedra Beach.
SAWGRASS, BERMUDA Court Patio
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no
garage, excellent condition..Minimum
6 month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
S99.00 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
Starting at $620
Starting at $775
Pets are welcome
Water & Pest Control
2130 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach
REALTY SERVICES IflC
.ALES & RENTALS
+ 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-$850/mo.
+ 2BR/1BA, Quad Ct. $675 $700/mo.
+ 2/1 Apt. Oceanviews, water included
+ 1/1 Apt. 1 block to ocean. Top Uniit.
+ 2/1 Apt. walk to beach, patio in
2/1 Apt.- 1 block to ocean, new tile/
*WE NEED RENTALS *
Call us for
Professional Property Management
ATLANTIC BEACH, NICE 2BR/1BA town-
house flat. Large kitchen/ appliances, ce-
ramic tile. Lots of closets. Close to Beach-
es/ Mayport. 66 West 5th St., $1050/mo,
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar, S1750/mo. Call Rich
1654 MAIN Street, Atlantic Bch. 2/1.
WDHU, A/C. ceiling fans. fireplace. No
pets. $675/mo + dep. 246-4098.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house; 5 blocks from ocean, $785/mo.
Call Elizabeth, 415-5454.
SAN PABLO, small 1BR apartment,
$700/mo. includes utilities, 247-0030.
Efficiency, S650/mo. 1BR/1BA, S750/mo.
water included. 241-9822.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA condo w/club
pool & more! $1150/mo.. All South Realty,
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt S775/mo.
GORGEOUS 2BR/1BA Apt located
2 blocks from the beach at 218 19th Ave
North in Jax Beach. CH&A, beautiful hard-
wood floors, stacked washer/ dryer, ceiling
fans, large closets & more! $1095/mo,,
$1095 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751 or 246-8911.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, East of
A1A! $950/mo. All 'South Realty,
JAX BCH efficiency, $650/mo. +$650/dep.
1BR apt., $750/mo. +$750/dep., water in-
cluded. 7-12 mo. lease. Sea Villas, 928
2nd St. N. Apt. 2. 241-9822.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available August.
$850/mo +deposit. 201 No. 9th St., For
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA town-
home, Summer Sands. Large bedrooms,
fireplace, skylights, W/D; Available 9/18.
$1150/mo. +$800/dep.. Stephen
CLOSE TO Base, like new, very quiet,
1BR/1BA, laundry on premises, water,
electric, and satellite TV included. Small
pets ok. $695/mo. 247-4221.
ATL BCH townhome, 170 Poinsettia St.
4.5 blocks to beach, 2BR/2BA, Scandina-
vian amber hardwood upstairs, porcelain
(light beige) downstairs, fenced yard.
Walk to Rag Time, Sun Dog or Sunny
Caribee. $1150/mo. 629-2628.
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.,
241-2781 or 237-0552.
INTRACOASTAL NEW waterfront
3BR/2BA condo overlooking Intracoastal
& marsh! Screened patio, granite counter-
tops, club pool & more! $1800/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
No dogs. 246-0576
JAX BEACH, charming bungalow, 1 block
to beach access, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, ga-
. rage.w/tility room/..shower, WDHU:..Cor-.
ner lot, fenced backyard. 1yr. lease. 'No
r pets. $1350/mo. (813)486-9418.
ATL BCH, 3/2 in Seaspray. 6 blocks from
beach. Frplc., pet friendly w/ all tile, priva-
cy fence, corner lot, barbecue pit, outside
shower. $1400/mo. 280-1994.
2 BR/1.5 BA TH in S Jax Beach. 2 blks
from ocean, new kitchen, W/D, FP. Pets
OK. $1350/mo., 241-1427.
JAX BEACH 618 9th Ave No. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced yard, $925/mo. No pets,
OCEANVIEW TOWNHOME- S. Ponte Ve-
dra Beach w/elevator, beautiful ocean
views. 4BR/4BA, 2800sf, garage. Private
beach access. Available 9/1. $2500/mo.
furnished/ $2300/mo. unfurnished. Call
JAX Beach- 3BR/1.5BA, just 7 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1100/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit,
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1100/mo. 818 11th Ave. S.
Dimension One Mgt., 635-2488,
NEWLY REMODELED 3BR 2BA home, 3
Seatrout St., Ponte Vedra Bch. Fenced
yard w/ garage. $1050/mo. Good rental
history & credit required. 370-0042.
AVAILABLE SEPT.- 1st, 12226 Versailles
St., near Beach Blvd. and Kernan 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.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
ICW, 4BR/2BA, newly renovated, private
fenced yard on cul-de-sac, $1250/mo.
PVB, SAWMILL Lakes, 4BR/3BA cul-de-
sac lot, on lake, 2 car garage, $1800/mo.
includes lawn care. (904)477-1242.
NEPTUNE BCH, 4BR/2.5BA with pool.
WEST BEACHES, SAN PABLO CREEK
Quiet neighborhood across from Alamaca-
ni, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, large fenced
back yard, handicap accessible. Avail 9/1.
$1400/mo. includes lawn service. Call
ATLANTIC BCH, 302 Magnolia. 2200sf,
5BR 3BA, hardwood floors, carpet, jacuzzi
tub, all appliances, 2car gar. Avail. late
August. $2175/mo. (904)759-0267.
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.
3BR/2BA HOMES from $1400/mo. 918
6th Ave. N; 534 16th Ave. N.; 912 Pen-
man Rd.; 798 Triton. 710-8083.
HODGES/ JTB (Riverbrook). 3BR/2BA/ PVB/ SOLANO Cay 3BR/2.5BAew tile
2GR 2000sf Open foor, fireplace. PVB/ SOLANO Cay 3BR/2.5BA,new tile
$142GR. 2000sf. O/mpen f44611loor, firepl/m44611ace. carpet, A/C. Available now. $1399/mo.
$1425/mo. 443-6118. 285-2952.
IMMACULATE SOUTH JAX BEACH
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 $1550/mo. +dep.;
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE on Lake Jax Beach
$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
OLD PV, 4BR/2BA, 3 lots from ocean,
2400sf, WBFP, $1950/mo., 220-6244.
NEPTUNE BCH- terrific Summer Sands
Townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, garage, commun-
ity pool, $1095/mo. 710-4242.
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-
OAK HARBOR, 3/1, freshly painted, new
carpet, fenced backyard. Near boat ramp
& Mayport. Available 9/1. $975/mo. +se-
ATL BCH/ MAYPORT/ OAK HARBOR
1129 Sebago Ave. So., 3BR/ 2BA; all
new kitchen & baths, tile, Burber, fenced.
1232 Galapagos Ave., 3BR/ 2BA, walking
closet, family room, fireplace, carport,
631-3583 or 612-8868
ICW, 4/3/2, 2300sf, 4 years young, 4 star
community, many amenities. Near Mayo/
JTB, $1795/mo. Option to buy. Available
CHECK OUT this large 3BR/1BA house.
Large yard +storage area. Located right
off Blanding near downtown. 4321 Wheel-
er. $850/mo. Please call 904-315-1426 for
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/ 2BA TH.
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
S790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728 Iv msg.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. S600/mo. and $650/mo
NEPTUNE, LARGE 3BR/1.5BA upper
unit, walk to ocean, large deck, CH&A,
WDHU. No pets. No smoking. Discount
rent S1300/mo. 307-2841, 223-5211.
TOWNHOUSE, 5 min. from downtown,
end unit, 2BR/1.5BA, pool, new decor, pri-
vacy fenced patio, 1 or 2 yr. lease.
S825/mo. includes water and fees.
1BR APARTMENT, Palm Valley, WDHU.
$875/mo. +$650/dep., includes utilities.
No pets. 333-0734.
1 BLOCK TO PIER & BEACH
1 BR w/dining room, large deck, wood
floors, laundry room, good closets. Wave
Crest, 122 Fourth Avenue North $900/mo.
CYPRESS VILLAGE, completely remod-
eled, 1100sqft, 2BR/1.5BA duplex w/large
fenced back yard, CH&A, WDHU, fire-
place, tile floors throughout; freshly paint-
ed inside & out, $975/mo., 571-6664 or
91 STANLEY Rd. #1 (off Mayport Rd).
2BR/1BA. $650/mo. $600 deposit re-
Cattar Realty, Inc.
Min Home Is Where
| g They Heart Is
*1000 3rd St. 8C, 2BR/2BA,
upstairs, W/D hookup, C/H&A, no
*218 Seagate, 2BR/1 BA, upstairs,
W/D available, C/H&A $925
*906 S. 2nd St., 2BR/1 BA, upstairs,
W/D hookup, C/H&A $925
*94 Dutton Island, single family
home, 3BR/1BA, C/H&A, W/D
hookup, carport, no pets, newly
Call: Fred, Cattar Realty Inc.,
We got rentals.
Too many to list.
Homes, condos and
HOMEFINDER REALTY &
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h Unfurnished Homes Cranes Lake PV 2BR/2.5BA, two story Villas at Marsh Landing JB 2BR/2BA, ground.
The Plantation PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful 2 lakefront condo, screened lanai, fireplace, comm. floor, screened porch, garage, amenities. $1100/mo.
story home, hardwood and tile floors, den/office, pool. $1100/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing- JB
balcony. $3000/mo. ntracoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
SSalt Creek Island -PV4BR/3.5BA, spectacular Bishops Court Hodges 1BR/1BA, ground 2BR/2BA, Ground floor. $1100/mo.
home, water to golf course views, tropical floor/end unit, water to golf course views, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top unit. $1100/mo.
backyard w/pool & spa. $3000/mo. amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
SCosta Verano -JB 3BR/2.5BA, brand new Avante Kernan 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor condo w/ 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
Luxury townhouse, w/ ocean views, attached 2 upgrades, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/tile
car garage, amenities. $3000/mo. Sail Cove Town Center Gate Pkwy floors, fireplace, private garage, screened porch.
Ponte Vedra By Sea PV4BR/3BA, home has Screened porch, amenities. $1195/mo.
living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, IBR/1BA. Ground floor. $950/mo. Belleza PV 3BR/2BA, ground floor, recently
screened porch. $2750/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/ private garage. remodeled, tile floors, screened porch, amenities.
SSummerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home $1150/mo. $1295/mo.
in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 Wolf Creek Hodges Valencia -JB 2BR/2BA, brand new w/1Oft. ceilings,
car garage. $2200/mo. Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, balcony, tile floors, amenities. $1475/m.
Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano4BR/4BA, newer amenities, screened porch.
3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, 2BR/2.5BA. $1100/mo. Furnished Rentals
ocean views. $2000/mo. 2BR/2.5BA. End unit. $1150/mo. Sawgrass PV 4BR/4.5BA, 2 story home, screened
SSandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood Brightwater Gate Pkwy in pool, golf course views, game room. $3500/mo.
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral 2BR/2.5BA. Remodeled townhouse, garage, Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury
Ceilings. $1500/mo. screened porch, amenities. $1200/mo. condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
SSelva Linkside AB 3BR/2BA, home has open Unfurnished Condos $3200/mo.
floor plan, golf course views, screened porch, -
floor pla f course views, screened porch Grand Cay Villas PV The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo,
garage. $150 2BR/2BA, third floor w/cathedral ceilings, fireplace, garage, east of A1A. $1500/mo.
Sawgrass PV 3BR/2BA, home interior/exterior screened porch, amenities. $925/mo.
* recently remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace, .. ,. .__ s
recently remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace Ocean Links 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/fireplace,
garage. $1500/mo. screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. REIMAX Coastal Real Estate
Neptune Marsh NB 3BR/2BA, home has ree opor tie. $, Property Management
^ screened lanai, wood deck, new carpet & paint, The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east00)299-566 904)2855640
fenced yard, garage. $1400/moe of A1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. (800)299-5616(904)285-5640
enceyar, garage. /mo. $1000/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com
LAKE VIEW PATIO
4BR/2.5BA, 2 car garage, all appliances,
2426sf; built 1999; blocks to beach, com-
munity pool, tennis, $1700/mo. First 6
months, free utilities. Louis Watkins (Wat-
son Realty), (904)473-1061.
PLAYERS CLUB Sawgrass, very nice
brick home, 4BR/2BA, 2car garage.
$1795/mo. Call (904)631-8963.
BEACH 3 blocks. 8th Ave S. 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced back yard, $950/mo + de-
posit, references, Available now.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/1.5, carport. Large
lot; 7 blocks to beach, $1200/mo. +secuti-
ry, +references. (904)249-4324.
WOLFCREEK TOWNHOME, 2/2, like
new $1100/mo.. Call 588-4691
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA townhome,
2yrs. old, granite, tile, stainless steel, 7
blocks to beach. $1650/mo. Pets OK!
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Convenient to schools, shopping &
beach! $1150/mo. All South Realty,
PONTE VEDRA 4BR/2BA, in-ground
swimming pool, $1400/mo + deposit
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Sawgrass,
TPC, 3BR/2BA, fence, fireplace,
washer/dryer, garage, pets OK. Lawn care
included, $1400/mo. (678)488-4595,
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $1100/mo. 655-5990.
ATLANTIC BEACH,. 3/2 inground pool;
walk to beaches/ Town Center, $1650/mo.
PONTE VEDRA- 4BR/2.5BA home in con-
venient area! Club pool, tennis & more! 2
car garage! $1400/mo. All South Realty,
SO JAX Bch- RipTide, 3/2 house, Fenced
yard, WDHU, 2 car gar. $1350/mo. +dep.
1267 So. Zephyr Way. 260-8329.
BRAND NEW Atlantic Bch home in Para-
dise Preserve. 4BR/2.5BA, $1850/mo.
Available now. Call Lara 904-248-0332.
BEACHES WATERFRONT, canal to ICW,
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at,low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
JAX BEACH, 3/2 LR/DR, wood floors
throughout, garage, fenced back yard,
$1200/mo., TDO Mgmt. Svc., 246-1125.
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.
JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA home on lake! Im-
maculate condition near marsh!
$1400/mo. $1100/mo. All South Realty,
RENT TO OWN
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
August 24, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
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.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
IC WEST at Mayo, 3 or 4BR/2BA, $1250-
$1500/mo. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc., 247-4333 or 710-3111.
JAX BEACH, very nice 2BR house at
1640 7th St. No., 1 year lease. No pets.
Credit check; available now. $975/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2, nice updated, in
Oak Harbor. $1125/mo. +deposit.
910-5913 or (904)491-6008.
PONTE VEDRA, GRAND CAY Villa Con-
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
CLOSE TO downtown, 1/1 includes water
and garbage. Boat accessible, $695/mo.
(904)753-4582 or (352)219-1861.
PVB, OCEAN Grove Condo 2BR/2BA
1180sqft. deluxe on lake. Beach access.
New appliances including Washer/Dryer.
Approved pets okay. $1200/month. Avail.
SPINNAKER 1BR/1BA. Elegantly-furnish-
ed. Steps to Ocean. Garage, $1650/mo.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, walk to beach;
gated community, 2/2 unfurnished condo
east of A1A, $1200/mo, $1000/deposit.
Brand new everything. Available early
Sept. Danny, 710-9649 or 553-6105.
PONTE VEDRA, The Fountains,
2BR/2BA, 1344sf., $1200/mo., Signature
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Oceanfront,
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available 9/4/07- thru-
12/26/07. $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.
DECORATOR HIGH END 2BR/2BA,
ocean front condo, living room.and master
bedroom overlooking ooean w/balcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline, fully
furnished, great amenities, including cov-
ered parking, hot tub, tennis, and sandy
beach. Call for more details. 398-9080 ext
JAX BEACH ocean front, 1 BR, furnished.
Call Cindy (904)233-4516.
JAX BEACH SOUTH. 2BR/1BA, remod-
eled 2nd floor duplex, unfurnished, 100 ft.
from ocean. Pool, CH&A, WDHU. No pets,
1 parking space. $1099/mo. Please call
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.
OCEAN FRONT, furnished, Jax Beach,
2BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, tennis. 3-6mo.
lease. $2495/rrfo. (904)874-9540.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 3/2 w/ garage,
spacious, new tile, paint and blinds,
ground floor, end unit, screened lanai, fire-
placeceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to
beach, $1300/mo. Must see! 904-273-
8923 or 904-294-8164.
LEASE TO OWN or RENT
2BR/2BA new condo in South Jax Beach.
One block to ocean. Credit check/ deposit.
No dogs, No smoking. $1400/mo.
PV CONDO, 2/2 w/loft, tile floors, new ap-
pliances and screened porch!! Great
amenities!! $1200/mo. (904)253-0529 or
2BR/2BA ALL appliances, W/D, garage,
Hodges Blvd. near JTB, $1050/mo.
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
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
OCEANVIEW FROM every room. So. Jax
Beacxh. Seacape 3BR/2BA, new carpet
and paint. 3 pools, workout room.
$1200/MO. w/garage- MARSH LANDING
CONDO. Open and spacious kitchen. La-
goon view from kitchen and patio- Bright
master bedroom with french door access
to patio. One car garage included: Call
904-315-1426 for more information.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1030/mo., 864-2440.
JAX BEACH, beach view, 3BR/2BA,
OCEAN VIEW 1BR/1.5BA, furnished con-
do at Jax Beach, $900/mo. 247-8916.
JAX BEACH- 2/1.5 townhouse, 1400sf.,
$1100/mo. Ponte Vedra- 1/1 condo,
750sf., $850/mo. Avail. October. Town-
house, 1050sf.; $1050/mo., 3/2 condo,
1200sf., $1150/mo. Realty Executives
Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 press 2.
GRAND MESERVE Condominimum, 1/1,
944sf, $775/mo. Signature Realty
1BR/1BA, Palms at Marsh Landing. Gat-
ed, 2nd FI, W/D, all amenities, plenty of
storage. Close to beaches. Non-smoker
only. Unfurnished/ Furnished $850/
$1000/mo., 12 mo. lease. 904-386-8898.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, like new 2nd floor corner,
golf view. Great location, near beach &
shopping. $975/mo. +deposit. (904)466-
St. John's County Schools
1/2 Month Free and August
2/2 Beachside Bungalow-Screened
Lanai, Upgrades. From $1195
2/2 Beachside Cottage-Vaulted
Ceilings, Private Entry, Screened
Lanai, Upgrades. From $1250
3/2 TH-Vaulted ceilings, FP, Lake
View, Screened Lanai. $1,700
Splendid New 1, 2, or 3
bedroom condo homes.
Just a few steps from the beach! Magnificent
clubhouse, summer kitchen, state-of-the-art
fitness center, resort style edgeless pool with
cabanas, putting green. Pet friendly.
Fantastic incentives available how!
LIMITED TIME OFFER.
Call Jean 904-241-7074
2BR/2BA MARSH VIEW CONDO- Fire-
place, vaulted ceilings, carpeted bed-
rooms, sunroom, W/D. Blocks from
beach. $1100/mo.. Available 8/15.
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.
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED CONDO for
rent. South Jax Beach. Available mid-Au-
gust. 6-9 month lease OK. Small pet OK
with approval, no smokers. 2/2 with
beach front balcony, pool/ locked bike
cruiser/ beach chair storage/ covered
parking/ W/D in unit. $1950/mo. Call Joy
WEST BEACHES, doublewide, 3BR/2BA,
$850/mo. includes lot rent, +$500/deposit.
PRIVATE LOT, 2BR/2BA, CH&A, WDHU,
$675/mo. Available Immediately,
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.
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
ROOMMATE FOR 3/2 oceanfront condo,
pool, W/D. $550/mo. includes utilities.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA house, 6th
Ave., Jax Beach, W/D, $550/mo includes
utilities & cable, 891-8277.
LARGE FURNISHED master bedroom,
private bath. $575/mo., 403-5734.
2BR/2BA APARTMENT, NB, available
9/1, 3 blocks beach. $500/mo. +$300/dep.
utilities included. 372-4680 10am-2pm.
ROOMMATE NEEDED, Jax Beach,
2BR/1BA, W/D, close to beach, $425/mo.
+1/2 utilities, Serious inquiries only.
ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of A1A.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.
ROOM FOR rent in 3BR/2BA house in
Ponte Vedra. Gated, pool, tennis courts,
all utilities, HBO, High Speed internet.
Near Sawgrass and TPC. $630/mo.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, w/pool, Jax
Beach. $550/mo +deposit, includes utilit-
ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR townhouse,
close to ocean, $500/mb. +deposit; in-
cludes. utilities. 994-1761.
JAX BEACH, clean, complete cable; kitch-
en privileges, 241-3377.
JAX BEACH, bedroom upstairs or down-
stairs, both with private bath. $550/mo.
each. Walk to beach. (904)237-4354.
ROOM W/BATH and extras, $550/mo.
includes all. 285-8411.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.
ATLANTIC BEACH, room/ bath,
OFFICE SPACE available. 950 to 3350sf.
Atlantic Beach on Mayport Road.
OCEANFRONT OFFICES (2), includes
conference room, lobby, and secretarial
space, perfect for attorney or businessper-
son. $1750/mo. (904)403-8393..
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE Space, 500sf.,
separate back entrance, handicap bath,
sink, some cabinets. Ponte Vedra loca-
tion $1000/mo. Call 285-5571.
IEXEC- INTERNET EXECUTIVE OFFI-
CES. Spacious modem individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
$13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.
GREAT LOCATION corner of 5th Ave. N.
& A1A, Jax. Beach. For lease info. call
4 MONTHS RENT FREE!
North Beach Center, 725 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atl. Bch. Warehouse, Office & Retail,
Spaces for lease. 3 bays available.
3,000SF. WAREHOUSE, COOLED
WITH ROLL-UP DOOR.
7,600SF. WAREHOUSE W/
11,000SF. OFFICE, WAREHOUSE
Desirable location at the beaches.
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE Space for lease,
Mayport Rd. Free rent. 514-1090.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE with available
6250 sf parking lot; 800 to 3400 sf $15.00
SNNN Jax Beach; 4th St. N. and 11th Ave.
LARGE BCH house zoned for office, 5
blocks to beach, hardwood floors, new
paint, new-carpet, great rate for commer-
cial property. 246-4695.
GRANDSON ALLERGIC, loving long hair
calico, spayed, all shots, declawed,
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
DOG-A-RAMA DOG Walking Service. Call
537-7900 or 236-0731.
FREE 6 month old kitten, silver tabby
male, missing hind leg. Vet reference re-
quired. Fixed w/shots. 221-6062.
SHORKIE PUPPIES, registration and
health certificate included, 821-5272 or
GERMAN SHEPARD/ Lab puppies,
642-8010 or 716-8818.
SIBERIAN HUSKIES: Approx 18 months,
1 male, 1 female, spayed/neutered, all
shots and completely checked out by local
vet. Dogs were abandoned by owner and
running loose, arid' had numerous'health
issues. Very gentle:and beautiful dogs.
A negotiable re-homing fee is required.
BICHON FRISE puppies, 8wks. old, ACA
TWO 9 week old male Min Pins, black/
tan. Shots w/records. $400. 993-0990.
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, $150 Make great frisbee dogs.
Call Karen 742-3315 Iv. msg.
LABRADOODLE PUPPIES, hypoallergen-
ic, health certificates, ready Sept. 1, $600.
SHITZU PUPPIES for sale! 1 male. Call
I B LEGiLNOTICE
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats & meeting and be heard with respect to the
dogs. 246-3600. proposed ordinance.
LOST CAT (black & white) in Florida Blvd.
& Neptune Grove East area 246-6029.
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-
I LOVE AB,
Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.
WHY DIDN'T YOU CALL? Please not
another 26 years.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
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DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE!
Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
(while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only
NOTICE OF SALE
Pursuant to FL ST 713.585, Auto Lien &
Recovery Experts., w/Power of Attorney,
will sell the following vehicles to the high-
est bidder to satisfy lien. All auctions held
with reserve, as is where is, Cash or Certi-
fied funds. Inspect 1 week prior at lienor
facility. Interested parties call 954-893-
Sale date 09-13-07 @10:00 am at Lienors
facility. Auction will occur where each ve-
hicJe is located under License
AB0000538. Be advised that owner or
lienholder has a right to a hearing prior to
the scheduled date of sale by filing with
Clerk of Courts. Owner/ Lienholder may
recover vehicle without instituting judicial
proceedings by posting bond as per FL
Stat 559.917; Net proceeds in excess of
lien amount will be deposited with the
Clerk of Court.
25% BUYERS PREMIUM
#DUVD727 lien amt. $2498.63, 1992 NIS-
SAN 4D vin# JN1FU21P2NX905685
lienor: GRIFFIN & GRIFFIN TRANSMIS,
4720 STETSON RD. JACKSONVILLE.
AUTO LIEN & RECOVERY EXPERTS,
INC. P.Q., BOX 813578,,HOLLYWOOD,
FL 33081-0000 (954)893-0052.
ORDINANCE 2007-08: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FINAL READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDA AMENDING THE 2010 FU-
TURE LAND USE MAP, AS ADOPTED
BY ORDINANCE 90-6-9, AS AMENDED,
SAID ORDINANCE NUMBER 2007-08,
WHICH SHALL CHANGE THE LAND
USE DESIGNATION AS ESTABLISHED
ON THE 2010 FUTURE LAND USE MAP
(FLUM) FOR LANDS AS DESCRIBED
HEREIN FROM RESIDENTIAL, LOW
DENSITY, TO COMMERCIAL HIGH
PROVIDING FOR INTENT; AUTHORITY;
FINDINGS OF CONSISTENCY; FIND-
INGS OF FACT; SEVERABILITY; RE-
CORDATION AND AN EFFECTIVE
ORDINANCE 2007-09: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FINAL READ: AN ORDINANCE
REZONING APPROXIMATELY 1.5+
ACRES PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED
SOUTH OF LEMON STREET 155+ EAST
OF ELEVENTH STREET FROM RESI-
DENTIAL LOW DENSITY TO COMMER-
CIAL HIGH DENSITY; PROVIDING AN
ORDINANCE 2007-10: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FINAL READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDAAMENDING CHAPTER 27 UNI-
FIED LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULA-
TIONS ARTICLE III ADMINISTRATIVE
AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
SECTION 27-145.2 PROCEDURES FOR
APPLYING FOR AND ISSUING A VAR-
IANCE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED
WITHIN THE C-1, C-2, C-3, CBC AND
CONSERVATION ZONING DISTRICTS,
AMENDING SECTION 27-147 RE-
QUIRED FINDINGS NEEDED TO ISSUE
A VARIANCE, AND PROVIDING AN EF-
ORDINANCE 2007-11: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FINAL READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDAAMENDING CHAPTER 27 UNI-
FIED LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULA-
TIONS ARTICLE III ADMINISTRATIVE
AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
SECTION 27-159(d) PROCEDURES
APPLYING FOR AND ISSUING A SPE-
CIAL EXCEPTION AND SECTION 27-160
REQUIRED FINDINGS NEEDED TO IS-
SUE A SPECIAL EXCEPTION AND PRO-
VIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
ORDINANCE 2007-12: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FINAL READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDA AMENDING CHAPTER 27 UNI-
FIED LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AR-
TICLE XV ADVERTISING SECTION 27-
585.A BUILDING SIGNS AND PROVID-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
ORDINANCE 2007-13: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FIRST READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDA, ADOPTING FINAL VILLAGE
RATES AND LEVYING AD VALOREM
TAXES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGIN-
NING OCTOBER 1, 2007, AND ENDING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008; SETTING
FORTH CERTAIN INFORMATION RE-
GARDING "ROLLED-BACK RATES"; DI-
RECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO AD-
JUST THE ADOPTED VILLAGE RATES
IN THE, EVENT OF CHANGES IN THE
ASSESSMENT ROLL AND TAXABLE
VALUE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
ORDINANCE 2007-14: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND FIRST READ: AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY 'OF NEPTUNE BEACH,
FLORIDA, ADOPTING A FINAL BUDGET
AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR
THE FISCAL'YEAR BEGINNING OCTO-
BER 1, 2007, AND ENDING SEPTEM-
BER 30, 2008; PROVIDING AN EFFEC-
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Council with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
Smay need to ensure that a verDatim
of Ihe proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation, including
hearing assistance, to participate in this
meeting should contact the City Clerk's
Office no later than 5:00 P.M., the day of
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proved by Carolyn Woods candidate' for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.
PART-TIME BABYSITTER/ HOUSE SIT-
TER. Excellent references; 10+ years ex-
perience; Energetic, organized, responsi-
ble, clean; clean background check. As-
needed basis. Please call Mary 280-8415,
LIFE MANAGER available to simplify your
life. Let me manage the details so you can
devote your time and energy to your priori-
ties. I have 20 years of business experi-
ence and an MBA. I am efficient, very or-
ganized and live at the beach. Email:
email@example.com for more
ELOQUENT HOUSEKEEPING- We clean
the way you like it. First cleaning, $10 off,
fifth cleaning is free. 5 years experience,
PROFESSIONAL TO clean your office.
Licensed ,bonded, insured. 631-8527.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
QUEEN OF all CLEANING, master of
none! I want your business Call Rachel
after 4pm 241-7909.
MAID IN A MINUTE
Tough on dirt, easy on your checkbook
WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
PROFESSIONAL LAWN Maintenance,
clean up, mowing, mulching, free esti-
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
AIR C N Rl ON
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
A NATIVE SUN LANDSCAPE
Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching, Re-planting. Free esti-
KEN'S LAWN CARE
Cutting, edging, weed-eating, landscap-
ing, pressure washing, grading and sod-
ding. Free estimate. 252-6112.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
WE DO Concrete Repair. New Driveways, BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
Patios, Sidewalks, Slabs, Stamp Con- free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
create. Call 226-8700. 610-7768.
MOVING? LONG distance or local. Quali-
ty service at affordable prices. Free esti-
mates, guaranteed pickup and delivery.
Day The Florida Mover. (904)553-3050.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
QUAIdTY INTERIOR & exterior painting
by Glenn Keller, licensed & insured, cour-
teous & dependable, call for free estimate,
RELIABLE INTERIOR/ exterior painting,
pressure washing, drywall, texture, wall
coverings. Licensed, insured, references.
25 years experience. (904)403-7389.
RANDY BEAVER, Inc. Residential/ Com-
mercial. Painting/ Wallpapering. Reasona-
ble pricing. Honest, Dependable. 608-
INTERIOR PAINT and Trim. Experienced,
Professional. Call (904)223-3098.
FUTURISTIC HOMES of FLA. 221-0612.
Licensed Residential Contractor
#CRC041048. Remodels, Additions, Re-
pairs, Build new. Insured. 25yrs. of serv-
JML HOME RENOVATIONS. Kitchen/
Bath to Decks/ Fences. Call Justin
ONE CALL HANDLES IT ALL
Specializing in kitchens, cabinets, bath-
rooms, tile, doors, windows, rotted wood,
termite damage, roof leaks, drywall,
decks, etc. Honest, top quality work-
LOWEST PRICES AT THE BEACH.
STYLES SMITH PLUMBING
Re-pipe specialists, commercial, residen-
tial, remodel. Call 241-4131.
/ GALE INSULATION /
Seamless Gutters Installed
Veriety of Colors in 5", 6" & 7"
Fast Dependable Service
Call GALE INSULATION le
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.
AFFORDABLE PAINTING, ALL
AROUND REPAIRS: Wallpaper remov-
al, Drywall, Wood Repairs. and Pres-
sure Washing. 20% Senior Citizen dis-
count. 33yrs. exp. Lic./ns. 229-9389.
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofig. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888. Member BBB
JAMES NEILL ROOFING *
Leak Repairs, ReRoofs, Flat roofs,
Skylights, Vents, Rottenwood,
Flat Roof Restoration, mobile homes,
storm damage, maintenance,
Inspections. 29 yrs Exp.
State Lic #ccc057937, 904-221-5981.
WEBERS TREE SERVICE
Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.
CUT RITE TREE SERVICE. Tree trim-
ming/ stump grinding. Tree removal/
storm clean up. All debris removal/ fire-
wood. (904)646-9896 (904)497-6700
QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.
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homes, $500/mo. each. 306-6369. Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
August 24, 2007
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.
All ages, W.S.I. certified, 34 years teach-
ing. Beaches Aquatic Ctr. 246-3822, 568-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
NURSERY HELP wanted to provide care
for infants to 3 year olds on Sunday morn-
ings 8:45am-12:30pm and Wednesday
5:30-8:30pm, $10/hr. References, CPR
experience preferred. Apply in person at
First Christian Church, 2125 Ocean Front,
NB or call 246-2010.
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at
www.NFHSonline.com or call us at
PART-TIME/ FULL-TIME Front Office
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.
NEEDED RESPONSIBLE people to do
mystery shopping in your local areas.
Must be at least 21 years old with own car
and email. Pay varies as to clientele. If in-
terested please email us at
Theshoprite@triad.rr.com or phone (336)
COUNTER ATTENDANT, local dry
cleaners. 7am-11arh, Monday thru Fri-
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org Website: fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
NOTICE TO READERS
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
PVB COMPANY looking for someone to
handle light gardening & parking enforce-
ment. Flexible hours, Monday- Friday,
10am-3pm. $13/hr.--to--stafrt.all -Elaine,
285-3400 ext. 3328.
HIGHLY MOTIVATED energetic Assistant
needed in an upscale salon in Ponte Ve-
dra. Experience preferred, Please call
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Experience helpful. Have phone/ transpor-
WAGGIN TAILS Dog/ Puppy Daycare
seeks two (2) part-time employees. Must
be able to work flexible hours: mornings,
afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Ex-
perience preferred. Please call for inter-
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
CLEANERS NEEDED early evening &
late night restaurant cleaning. Phone &
car a must. 273-2761.
BOOKKEEPER FOR Property Manage-
ment Division of Jax Bch Real Estate of-
fice. Flexible in-house hours. $12 an hour.
Call (904)249-7676 or fax (904)246-1010.
NATION'S PREMIER Benefit Company.
Outstanding Advance Commissions. May
work from home PTT or F/T. Call 877-815-
GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPER: Atlantic
Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K. Golf privileg-
es. Exp. preferred. $12.50/hr. Call
Fast growing Construction Co. having
continuous growth. Bonuses, Incentives,
Management opportunities. Must have
own transportation. Serious inquiries only.
(904)241-5177 leave message.
BUILDING MAINTENANCE- Beaches
Location. Requires general and HVAC
maintenance experience for office proper-
ties. Must be good with tenants and PC
literate. Up to $53K with great benefits,
advancement and bonus potential. E-mail
cover letter and resume to:
NAIL TECH Rental position, avail. Sept. 1.
Apply Susan Merricks, (h)246-1579,
** HAIRSTYLIST *
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. No clien-
tele needed. ICW. 220-2012.
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
MEDICAL ASSISTANT, F/T, needed for
dermatology office in PV. Fax resume to
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
Full time with flexible schedule in the se-
curity department of a premier retirement
community. Must have experience in
scheduling, training and payroll. Former
DOD encouraged to apply. Excellent ben-
efits. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; fax to
904-246-9447; website at
fleetlanding.com; email to
email@example.com. EOE/ Drug-Free
NEW MEXICAN restaurant opening soon.
Hiring all positions full & part time. Apply
in person, 12-4pm, Castillo De Mexico,
1222 S. 3rd St., Jax Bch. Ask for Frank.
F/T SURGERY scrub technician to work
in facial plastic surgery office. Fax resume
FT/PT COOK & servers for assisted living
facility. Apply in person Ashford Court,
1700 The Greens Way, Jax Beach.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE Handyman.
Must have tools'and transportation. Start
$10/hr. 32-40hrs/wk. Call 307-2841.
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
NorthiFlorida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
DIETARY SERVICES COOK
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; email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.
Full Time in medical billing office of a pre-
mier retirement community. A/R experi-
ence, data entry, strong computer skills
and attention to detail a must. Experience
with outpatient therapy billing a plus. Ex-
cellent benefits and work environment.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; fax to 904-246-
9447; website at fleetlanding.com; email
to email@example.com. EOE/ Drug-
NOW HIRING experienced dishwashers
and prep cooks. Full & part time. Good
pay. The Bridge Market & Bistro, PV/
Palm Valley. 285-1154.
VET TECHNICIAN full-time, experienced.
SPEECH THERAPIST needed 2 hours Start immediately. Apply at Animal Medi-
per day in Atlantic Beach home. Pays cal Clinic, 8000 Sawgrass Village Circle,
cash. 887-9595 or 241-6913. Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-9560.
CNA's/ HHA's/ Companions. Flexible
hours. Must have car. Up to $9.50/hr. Call
24hr jobline, (904)230-9228.
HIRING OUTSTANDING AGENTS
New Remax Advantage office located in
prime beaches Town Center. Call or stop
y today, 108 First St., Nep Bch.
WAITSTAFF. ATRIA SENIOR Living is
seeking experienced full-time waitstaff. If
you are flexible with hours and have a
pleasant personality, apply in person:
14199 Wm Davis Parkway or phone
EXPERIENCED CUSTOM Interior Trim
Carpenter and helpers. needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/ CUS-
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or
fax to: 241-7333.
LILIANA'S HAIR Studio in the heart of Jax
Beach is in need of a FT/PT licensed
Esthetician and Stylist. Also looking for an
Assistant and a Receptionist, must have'
computer skills. 242-2424.
AUTO INSURANCE SALES & SERVICE
Small Jax Bch insurance office seeking
non-smoking special person, flexible
hours, $10 per hr to start. Paid training.
No weekends. 220, 440 or personal lines
license preferred but not required.
285-8392 or email
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER ASSISTANT
CDA a plus, call 904-285-2965.
GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT MECHAN-
IC: Atlantic Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K.
Golf privileges. Exp. required. $20/hr. Call
2 CARPENTERS needed for established
remodeling company. Transportation a
must. Call Gator 219-0267.
Beaches office has immediate opening.
Data entry, light bookkeeping & busy
phones. Must work well in fast paced envi-
ronment, some Saturdays req'd. $10/hr
plus benefits. Fax resume to 249-1337 or
mail to: P.O. Box 330065 Atlantic Bch, FL
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MORTGAGE BROKERS, Commonwealth
Mortgage is here to support you and close
your loans. Call for interview, 241-4608.
Lawn Maintenance *
Position available. Must be. experienced.
Starting $9/hr. Higher Grounds Lawn
Care. Call 745-1631.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
email@example.com, or visit our
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
I Drivers- Jacksonville Terminal I
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/ Drug-free
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
MA NEEDED for pediatric office. Spanish
speaking a plus. Call 246-9428 or fax re-
sume to: 249-7323.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
HOUSEKEEPER. ATRIA Senior Living is
seeking an experienced, self-motivated
housekeeper for their Community; 14199
Wm Davis Parkway. Benefits, PTO. Apply
in person or phone 294-7322.
DRIVERS- TOP Pay & excellent home-
time! We train car haulers! Superior bene-
fits package! CDL-A w/2 years OTR expe-
** CLEANERS **
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.
FT/PT Sales Person needed. Apply, Sea
Shells and Coral, 230 North Boardwalk,
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave message at 716-8824.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
DRY CLEANING, Silk Presser, Ponte Ve-
dra area, guaranteed hours. 285-5644.
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
ARE YOU a highly motivated, responsible
person who can build relationships easily?
You could be an asset t our team. This po-
sition will give you an opportunity for
growth and advancement. Experience in
office supplies/ computer industry prefer-
red, but not necessary. Will train right per-
son. Salary, benefits, commission. Fax re-
sume to 247-1271 or email career@atlan-
FO SL 80
www.transitplus.com; High S; Excellent
benefits including profit sharing. Entry lev-
el welcome. Clean driving record. Fax re-
sume: 221-2705. Specify position desired
GARAGE SALE JAX BCH:9to
SURRY QUADRACYCLE, 4 wheel bicy- 2-FAMILY SALE, Saturday, 10am-?, 206
cle; valued over $2000. Barely used, & 212 N. 6th St. furniture, athletic equip-
$1250. 270-0015. ment, clothes, etc.
JACUZZI TUB w/heater in box, $900,
LIGHT BROWN, overstuffed, soft leather
living room set: sofa, loveseat, chair.
Good condition. $700. 246-8959.
SURFBOARD, MYSTIC 5'9" Thruster,
with board bag, ridden once, $250. Call
WHITE CONVERTIBLE Crib, converts
from infant to toddler to twin bed. Very
sturdy and mattress, mattress pad and all
hardware included. $100. 607-2320.
COLUMBIA BIKE, one owner, like new,
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
PIANO: VOSE & Sons Baby Grand, cher-
ry finish. Excellent condition, $1000.
BEHR BROS. piano. upright, cherry, hand
carved. Must sell. $950, 242-0042.
BEHR BROS. piano, upright, cherry, hand
carved. Must sell. $950, 242-0042.
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under I BUY BUSINESSES (No restaurant or re-
this category please call 904-249-9033 or al estate). Prefer businesses that are not
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son. New/ novice adjusters get ready now
for positions before storms hit. High in-
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LOOKING for a change? Established Sal- BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
on has opening for 2 stylists w/ clientele, for infants & up. State certified, CPR, First
FT/ PT. Excellent working conditions, 60% Aid, CDA Teaching Degree. Call Laura,
Commission. Health & Dental insurance, 220-6059 or 476-4251.
paid vacation. All inquiries confidential. T
Contact Bob or Susan at Susan Merrick's ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
Hair Designs, 246-7272 or 246-1579. transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
anvar ea. CPR R First Aid P/T or F/T
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Recreation Attendant Section Housekeeper
Massage Therapist Storeroom Attendant
Bell Captain Pastry Baker
Shipping & Receiving Clerk Maintenance Engineer
Room Service Supervisor Spa Receptionist
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages
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.
NEW SCIENTIFIC breakthrough of non
embryonic stem cell therapy provides re-
lief to thousands suffering from 72 chronic
ailments. Get your free report now
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.
CAREGIVER LOOKING for work in
Beaches area, CERT. 285-8411.
IN NEED of quality *care for your love
ones. Contact Quality Homecare Services.
Best CNA's in town. 24 hr home care.
Bath, visits, companion services, doctor's
appointments. 525-3003, 620-0387.
IN-HOME CARE by VISITING ANGELS.
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.
www.visitingangels.com Lic. #229886.
OLD ZIPPO Lighters, old Pocket Knives,
Flatware Stainless & Sterling. 993-8679..
MOVING SALE, indoor/ outdoors, bed-
room set, lawn mower, plants, crib mat-
tress plus, free piano, much more. Satur-
day, 9am-1:30pm, 1136 18th St. N.,
2001 HD FLHR, 8500 miles, ape hangers,
garage kept, lots of extras, $11,900. Call
2006 HD Sportster Custom XL, glacier
white, chromed out, windshield, hard
bags, 1370 miles w/warranty, $8900. Call
1992 CHEVY Astro. Runs great. $1200 or
trade. 246-5303, 207-2964.
CAREGIVER AND Companion, Referen- 1998 CHEVY S10 LS, excellent condition,
ces, dependable. Call Joyce. 632-1828 only 65K miles, 4 cyl., bedliner, new tires,
leave. msg. AM-FM CD, $4500, 887-9030.
42" SONY Big Screen w/stand. $350.
Giant OCR2 Road Bike w/Cateye
Astrale 8 $500. 904-247-9542.
RED MICROFIBER chaise lounge, brand
new, $300; VHS player w/30+ movies, all
$50; Stagg black laquer guitar w/case,
$50; oak dresser, bed, w/night stand,
$350 (will separate); Health Trainer folda-
ble treadmill model #501, does everything,
ARTIST KILN, electric, digital, never used.
Comes with clay and molds. Paid $650,
will sell for $500. 285-2196.
ETHAN ALLEN dining room table, bam-
boo w/glass top, 4 matching chairs, $300;
girls white day bed w/trundle, $150,
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
WASHER, DRYER, $80 set; additional
washer, $40. Good deal. 246-6085.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
HOME GYM, Welder Pro 9930. 2 station
system, like new condition, $125,
GOLF: 4 passes to play Sawgrass TPC
Stadium Course, $250 each, 525-3335.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
MATCHING COUCH & recliner; navy, tan,
burgundy, very good condition $235.
Queen hardrock maple headboard & chest
of drawers w/ nightstand $150.
221-2904 or 993-1400. -
28 HOPKINS Rd. (SE of Beach Blvd
Bridge) Saturday, 8am-3pm. Small boat,
Extensive boat parts/ accessories, fishing
rods/ equipment, tools, appliances, pinball
machine, exercise equipment, work
benches. EVERYTHING MUST GOI
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-
3pm both days. Call 249-5370 for info.
MOVING SALE- Saturday, 8am-12noon.
Clothes, Household, Baby Items, Much
more 432 Helmsman Ln.
MOVING SALE 9am-lpm, Saturday, 1230
Bayshore Dr N.
SATURDAY & Sunday, 7AM-?, 12 Martin
Ave. Clothes, baby items, furniture, odds
BIG MOVING Sale, off A1A, Marlin, Vista
Grande, Cabrillo. Sat., Sun. 7am-5pm.
HUGE GARAGE Sale, too many items to
list. Fri. & Sat. 8-3pm. No early birds!
3375 Aldridge Rd E. Look for signs on W.
Beach Blvd. (by Regal Movie Theater).
YARD SALE, Sat. 7-2pm, 13825 Wind-
MOVING SALE! North end of San Pablo
Rd., sleeper sofa, dining, retro bedroom,
much, much more. Inside & out rain or
shine! Great prices! Fri., Sat., 9am-2pm.
RIVERSIDE ESTATE, 1611 Mallory St.,
Fri., Sat. 9am-4pm. House full, quality fur-
niture, decorator items, Waterford, Orien-
tal rugs, antiques & collectables, plants,
fountains, statues. 502-0986 www.charl-
SAT., SUN., 8am-2pm ,12774 ELLIS Is-
land Drive (off Hodges).
1999 BAYLINER 1800 w/trailer, fish find-
er, lots of extras, $8500, 610-7768.
34' YELLOWFIN with three 225 Four
Stroke Yamaha's. Loaded w/ trailer
$165,000 Call 545-4002.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/o(t, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
ket, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
2003 SCOOTER, Vespa engine, 3800
miles; $1200 OBO, 465-7179.
2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251 mi, $2300. 568-7139.
1989 FLEETWOOD PROWLER Lynx,
very clean. Must See!. (904)334-3161.
1995 FORD RANGER XLT, reg. cab;
230K miles; auto, AC; no radio; bed liner;
aluminum mags, First $1250 cash,
2005 Pontiac Montana Minivan with mobility
equipment for transporting handicapped persons.
About this vehicle:
4 Price $29,500
% Mileage 5,922
Trans 4 Spd Automatic
% Engine 3.4 L V6 Doors 3
For a complete list of features and options,, to view or drive,
call Karl Benson (241-0808) or Yvette Quillen (868-2645)
Sellers Note: Original MSRP when new was $49,522.50
1994 PONTIAC Firebird Formula, V8,
52$700 OBO. Call 333-1115.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver. 1998 HONDA Prelude great condition,
(904)858-9350. power, A/C, rims, C/D player. Must sell,
,^ .... ot .,.... ..... $7000, 704-3805.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
SOLID OAK desk, refinished, wood grain,
2 pull out leafs, 6 drawers; 95in. couch,
like new; 2 end tables (glass/ wood) & cof-
fee table, like new; 241-0087 or 635-1373
BEAUTIFUL SCANDINAVIAN contempo-
rary king platform bedroom suite. Butter-
scotch maple in color. Bed w/attached
glass top nightstands and hidden book-
case, glasstop dresser, chest of drawers,
and mirror. Paid $4000, sacrifice for $795.
Delivery included. Must see!
1999 Lincoln Town Car, leather, non-
smoker, excellent condition. PV, Must
1997 JEEP Wrangler, great condition,
146K miles. Lots of extras. $4750.
2006 MERCEDES 350 SLK 2000 MERCEDES CLK 320. 52,000 origi-
18,400 miles, fully loaded, mint condition. nal miles, silver, 2 door, beautiful condi-
$43,400. Call Margi @ 571-9821. tion. $13,900. 285-4435.
TOYOTA 4RUNNER 2002 red/ gray inte-1998- CADILLAC Eldorado 2-door white
prior, 98k miles, $12,000 OB coupe 120,000 miles, very clean, in ex-
(904)881-5214. cellent condition. $5600. Call 246-1101.
MERCEDES, 1988 560SL convertible,
good condition. Discounted, $7500,
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