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The" Weekend Edition August 31, 2007



Vol. 45, No. 21 Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963

ON THE FIELD Police plan better communication with JSO

Sports editor Rob C
assesses the oppose
that Fletcher and N
face this season


ease will
See A-9



The newly remodeled St.
Augustine Amphitheatre
celebrates its grand open-
ing this weekend with a-free
showing of "Casablanca.'
See B-1

JSO activity reports to
be open to public here
The hiring of a crime analyst for the
Beaches will improve-information sharing
between the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
and the Beaches police departments,
according to police officials.
The Beaches police chiefs all endorsed a


will craft

Center pact
City officials in Atlantic Beach and
Neptune Beach have proposed a joint
agreement to maintain Town Center.
The purpose of the agreement is for
both cities to jointly plan for "zoning,
public facilities and the provision of
municipal services" in the commercial
area at the end of Atlantic Boulevard,
where the two cities meet.
"The idea is to have a formal relation-
ship between the two cities without
usurping zoning," according to Atlantic
Beach Mayor Don Wolfson.
Wolfson explained at a meeting this
week that if an issue comes up, such as
parking, a committee can be appointed-
jointly between both cities; to prevent
several entities trying to do things on
their own without any formal guidance
by.the cities.
Neither city would' give up any
authority or control in their jurisdic-
tions, according to the proposed agree-
The first committee that would be
formed under the agreement would be a
committee to study parking and how to
improve it in the Town Center area.
Although nothing has been finalized,
the Commission plans to have further
discussions about the proposed agree-
ment at future meetings.

JSO grant, effective October 1, that will
allow a crime analyst to be hired through
JSO that will specifically serve the
"Jacksonville needs our data. We need
their data," said Atlantic Beach Police Chief
David Thompson.
The crime analyst will look in-depth at
pattern series, trends and cross-jurisdiction-
al incidents that occur between both the
Beaches and Jacksonville, according to
Justin Hill, JSO's Chief of the Continuous
Improvement Division.

Dusty Redfem of Neptune Beach casts for bail
Marine "i'uriday aftemoon in Jacksonville Bea


"It's a total dedicated person to the tions issued in Atlantic Beach
Beaches, but they work for us USO]," he instantly entered into a com-
said.. puterized system that will ease
As a result of the addition, the Beaches data entries.
will have more access to JSO information.
The crime analyst will also make "system Jacksonville Beach police
overlays" in order for JSO information to be will be looking next year to
shared more easily with the Beaches, replace an IT system that has
according to Neptune Beach Police Chief repeatedly been patched since
David Sembach. the 1980s. Plans are to find a
system that will eliminate
multiple data entries.

Palms plans


Architectural drawings for the former
Palms apartments, off Mayport Road, should
be submitted to the city of Atlantic Beach
within two to four weeks, according to Glen
Trotter, representative for the property.
Plans include maintaining the existing 25
concrete block buildings, adding additional
bathrooms to individual units, reconfiguring
the interior layout of units, updating plumb-
ing and electricity and updated landscaping,
according to a letter to the city from Trotter.
City commissioners, however, are wary,
explaining that they have heard varying
details about the property and potential plans
for the future.
"I would like this to be marked on a calen-
dar," said Mayor Don Wolfson so the city can
stay on top of the project.
The property has been cited for several
minor code violations, such as tall grass and a
pile of debris, after city commissioners
requested that staff investigate the condition
of the blighted structures. The city could not
find any provisions in its code that the
remaining skeletal walls might violate,
according to City Manager Jim Hanson.
Staff is researching other codes to see if
other Florida cities regulate similar situations
Photo by UZAMITCHELL and if the city's code should be strengthened
t in the marsh near Beach to prev-nt a similar instance in the tutine,
ach. ::--"according to Hanson.


New Jax Beach Community Center opens Sept. 28

by LIZA MITCHELL area of the building will serve as an access By the numbers:
STAFF WRITER point for park patrons and allow city
employees to interact directly with the Capacity: 269

Jacksonville Beach officials are putting
the finishing touches on the new com-
munity center and recreation building
located in South Beach Park at the city's
south end.
The new facility is expected to open
next month, according to Assistant City
Manager Roy Paxson.,
"We have still not tied down the exact
date but we are shooting for Sept. 28,"
Paxson said Thursday. "We've got to get
the furniture in place prior to the open-
ing. It is all hinging on that."
Paxson said paving of the area along
the city's water plant for additional park-
ing must be complete as well before the
facility is open for business.
"We've still got a few loose ends we've
Pets and their owners got to clear up," Paxson said.
Highlights page B-7 City parks and recreation employees
will relocate from the existing building on
Penman Road to office space in'the new
VISIONS OF Paxson said the new administrative

SUGAR PLUMS Retail, office

plan unveiled


A 25,700-square-foot
mixed use development is
proposed on the site of an
existing commercial facility
at 3rd Street and 20th Street
North in Jacksonville Beach.
The' three-story Lofts of
North Beach will offer 8,000
square feet of retail space, Is It art or
17,700 square feet of office those who
space, 8-foot glass store- on the side
fronts for retail and secured ing Sept. 1
p-.. Lease rates will vary from acting as it
$25 to $27 per square foot ed at 116 F
Auditions for the Beaches for the property which is ty. The Qu
Nutcracker are Saturday. directly across from Fletcher city's sign i
Middle School. of that filing

See B-1

public. Parking: 200
"It's the control point of the building," r ng 2

The new Jacksonville Beach Community
Center is located next to South Beach
Park at Osceola Avenue and South
Beach Parkway.

Paxson said on an Aug. 3 tour of the new
facility. "When people come in, the
employees can watch them and answer
"It meets our needs and takes care of
our existing personnel," he said.
A glass partition equipped with speak-
ers will separate the staff from the public.
City Manager George Forbes said the sys-
tem could be implemented in the future
at service counters at City Hall.
"This is something we might utilize on
the first floor," he said. "As the world gets
crazier, we might think of doing some-
thing like this."
The community center will also serve as
the "nerve center for the city" in the
event of a catastrophic storm or other


Is It a sign? In an online poll at, 319 votes were cast by
maintain the colorful work is art. Only 22 voters said it was a sign. The work, which is
of a moving business at 1501 Atlantic Boulevard, will be the subject of a public hear-
8 before the Neptune Beach Planning and Development Review Board. The board,
ie city's planning agency, will hold a hearing at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, locat-
irst St. to review a variance request filed by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Quest for the proper-
ists, who contend it is a painting, were advised by the city that the work violates the
aw. The Quests said they were told to seek a sign permit and the hearing is the result
g. The board is also expected to discuss possible changes to language regarding non-

Phone: 247-6236
Address: 2508 South
Beach Parkway,
Jacksonville Beach

3,000 square foot exhibi-
tion hall.
Cost: $75 an hour from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday, $150 an
hour after 5 p.m., weekends
and holidays. Three hourly
minimum required.
600 square foot confer-
ence room
Cost $10 an hour to rent.
No minimum and no


to close

for holiday
Schools, banks and many
offices will be closed Monday
in observance of Labor Day.
All Beaches City Halls will be
closed on Monday for the
Labor Day holiday as will coun-
ty offices and libraries.
There will be no changes in
Neptune Beach or Jacksonville
Beach garbage and recycling
All garbage, yard waste and
recycling collection will be
pushed back by a day in
Atlantic Beach.
The Leader offices will also be
closed for the holiday and will
reopen Tuesday at 8 a.m.


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Class of 57 reunites
The Duncan U. Fletcher,
Class of '57 is planning its
50th Reunion for October 12
and 13.
The Marriott Courtyard,
Jacksonville Beach will be the
"Headquarters" for the
Reunion. There is a block of
rooms reserved. There will be
a Hospitality Suite open, pool-
side, all weekend. On Friday
night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
there will be a "Meet and
Greet", with 50's music and
Fletcher grads from all
other classes are invited to
join the celebration for a fee
of $5. Saturday at the Marriott
Courtyard, breakfast and
lunch poolside will be avail-
able plus, the Hospitality
Suite. Saturday evening, 6:30
p.m. to midnight, there will
be a dinner and dance at the
Marsh Landing Country Club.
Entertainment for Saturday
night will be classmate, Ricky
Rielli, who was a guitarist
with Elvis Presley and had his
own band and recordings.
For information and ques-
tions, contact: Karen
Hawkins: 904-249-4412 or go
to the website: All informa-
tion and registration can be
done online.


Senior Computer Classes
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center offers com-
puter classes for seniors
beginning Sept. 4. The
instructor, Elizabeth Rose, is a
recent college graduate with a
degree in computer science
and web design. The classes
are scheduled on Tuesdays
and Thursdays for three
weeks. Beginning Computer
is held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
and Intermediate Computer,
including the Internet and
Microsoft Word, from 1-3
p.m. The classes are $40,
respectively, including a text-
book. Call the Center at 270-
1688 to reserve a seat in the
Computer Lab.

Senior Yoga Classes
Senior Yoga Classes are
offered from 10-11 a.m. every
Thursday at Let's Dance
Studio, 246 Solano Road,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Senior
yoga is adaptive and done
standing or using a chair. No
prior experience is required.
For information, call Joan
Ryan at 280-4628 or email

Future Senior Trips
Trips planned by the
Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center include
Kennedy Space Center Nov.
16, a December Christmas
Mystery Trip, the Symphony
Coffee Series Jan. 18 and
Broadway in Jacksonville's
"Spamalot" Feb. 20. Make
reservations by calling 270-

Bridge & Bidding
A five-week course on
Competitive Bidding at the
Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center runs to Sept.
18. The classes are scheduled
from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays
and directed by master bridge
instructor, Peggy
Higginbotham. The course fee
is $75 and is required at the
time of registration. Call 270-
1688 for information.

Ballroom Dancing
Ballroom Dancing is offered
at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday
at the Beaches Senior Center,
281 19th Avenue S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$5. For information, call 241-

Police: JSO to share info Police plan
rh eLknri nti

Cont. from A-I
Thompson said he plans to
have a meeting with JSO and
discuss a list of things that he
wants JSO to share with the
For example, Thompson
said he wants JSO reports that
are pertinent to Beaches areas -
such as Mayport, which shares
jurisdiction between
Jacksonville and Atlantic
Beach easily available to the
public at the Beaches. The
reports would be available for
inspection at the Atlantic
Beach police station.
"While Beach police have
access to JSO information,
local chiefs said they are not
sure they always know about
all JSO activities on the barrier
"We have access to
Jacksonville reports, but they
are riot easily differentiated by
location," Thompson said,
explaining it is currently easier
to put information into the
JSO records system than it is to
get information out.
Although Neptune Beach
and JSO share the same infor-
mation system, Atlantic Beach
and Jacksonville Beach do not.
Thompson said that some
data on the different systems
will need to be converted so
that information can be shared
more readily.
While the Beaches police
departments often work with
each other and with JSO -
they do not find out about
everything that occurs in
Jacksonville's jurisdiction, but
abuts Beaches' city lines.
For example, the Atlantic
Beach Police Department
found out about a bomb scare

on Wonderwood Drive
Saturday only after hearing
from a civilian that the road
was closed and inquiring
about it from JSO. There was
no bomb.
Beach police departments
keep each other informed of
ongoing concerns or crimes in
progress, chiefs said. Not
everything is passed along, but
the local police departments
"communicate effectively,"
Jacksonville Beach Police Chief
Bruce Thomason said, noting
that there are no hard and fast
rules on sharing information.
"Crime travels," Thomason,
said, acknowledging that good
relations and communication
between the departments are
While Beaches police offi-
cials all said that JSO is good
about i communicating with
the Beaches'in most instances,
there is no official way for the
Beaches to know about some
incident reports at Fletcher
High School, for example as
incident reports go to JSO.
However, a crime analyst
should help bridge the gap by
formalizing the process in
which information is shared,'
according to Hill.
Other helpful information,
such as crime statistics will also
be more accessible to Beaches
JSO helps provide some
information to the Beaches -
such as crime statistics on Wal-
Mart stores during the Wal-
Mart debate in Neptune Beach
- but the process has never
been formalized, said Hill.
"I think it's a win-win for
them and us," he said.

Today's Weather

Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
8/31 9/1 9/2 9/3 9/4

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7:03 AM
7:46 PM

Moon Phases

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Aug 28 Sep 4 Sep1 1 Sep 19

UV Index
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue
8/31 9/1 9/2 9/3 9/4

Very High Extreme Extreme Very High Very High
The UV Index is measured on a 0 11 number scale, 1
with a higher UV Index showing the need for greater
skin protection.
See the Sports section for tides

Mix of sun
and clouds.
Highs in the
low 90s and
lows in the
mid 70s.

7:04 AM
7:45 PM

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The Atlantic Beach Police
Department will conduct a
Comprehensive Safety
Checkpoint in the 1000 block
of Atlantic Boulevard from 10
p.m. until 2 a.m. Sunday,
according to a press release.



Cont. from A-1
Ground Maintenance
Director Gary Meadors said the
building is wired to support
satellite telephones and
numerous computers if City
Hall is damaged in a storm.
An onsite generator will pro-
vide enough power to sustain
operations for three days,
Meadors said, to allow the city
time to receive federal help,
including tanker trucks with
The generator outside the
center is elevated and covered
to protect it from flood waters
and debris associated with a
devastating storm.
Security will be provided
while the building is in use. An
officer must also be present for
any functions where alcohol is
"You are not going to get a
better deal than that any-
where," Forbes said.
Amenities will include 15
round tables with 185 chairs, a
temporary stage, dance floor,
drop down projector system
and screen for power point pre-
sentations and clips for dis-
plays that will not damage the
Carpet squares covering the
floor can be easily removed or
replaced and present a more
attractive aesthetic than vinyl,
staffers said.
A small patio may be con-
structed on the side of the
community center for people
to enjoy the outdoors, particu-
larly smokers.
The warming kitchen is
appointed with stainless steel
fixtures and and appliances. A
grill donated by contractors
with C. Young Construction
will also be available outdoor
"It's nothing fancy. It's utili-
tarian but it is a nice looking
facility," Mayor Fland Sharp
said. "It is not too big, not too
small. It is a perfect fit for our


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tumbling club classes now forming.
Programs start September 5th
Classes to be held at Infinity All Stars, Gym
510 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach
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Ponte Vedra officer was a rising star

Det. James Sanford of the St.
Johns County Sheriff's Office
loved police work, fishing, golf
and cooking.
The Ponte Vedra Beach resi-
dent was a fast mover in the
Sheriff's Office, rising from
deputy to detective in less than
six years.
Sanford could hit the long
ball, whether in baseball or
golf, and he was a tournament-
caliber angler who could cook
anything he caught.
Family, friends and co-work-
ers are mourning the loss of
Sanford, a highly decorated
police officer who died unex-
pectedly last Saturday of a mas-
sive heart attack after a day of
offshore fishing near West Palm
He was 33.
"Jimmy always had a very
quick mind," Sanford's mother,
Hiroko Sanford of Neptune
Beach, said this week.
"His superiors [in the Sheriff's
Office] couldn't stop talking
about him. That makes me so
Born in Jacksonville in 1973,
Sanford graduated with honors
from Fletcher High School in
A former catcher for the
Senators and at the University
of North Florida where he
majored in criminal justice,
Sanford was a SWAT team
sniper who had recently helped
solve a major case in the
Property Crimes Unit.
"He was fired up about that,"
Sanford's younger brother, Jeff,
said Thursday.
"The most comforting thing
is that in his last days, he was
doing what he loved most."
James Sanford was with his
brother and his former UNF
baseball teammate, Steve
Sheiman, when he experienced
chest pains on Sheiman's boat.
After being checked ,out by





As members of the Ponte
Vedra Women's Golf
Association, Nancy Aves, Becky
Jewett and Connie Weinert are
golfing buddies at the Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club.
But the three have much
more in common. After each
was diagnosed with breast can-
cer last year, each woman was
treated by the same oncologist
at Mayo Clinic and was operated
on by the same surgeon.
Now, each woman's unique,
yet common, experience with
breast cancer and her associa-
tion with the golf club has led to
a charity event, with Mayo
Clinic as the beneficiary.
The Oct. 2 inaugural Pink
Ribbon Golf Classic will be held
at the Inn & Club's Ocean
Course and is expected 'to raise
$20,000 or more to support
breast cancer. research at the
"The ladies stepped up so
quickly when the three of us got
sick together,".Weinert said last
week at the Inn & Club.
"The classic the year before
was well attended, but there
wasn't quite the emotional push
behind it," Weinert said of last
year's event at the Inn & Club,
whose proceeds went to the
Susan B. Komen foundation, a
national breast cancer organiza-
"The association president
and vice president this year
decided that, instead of raising
money for the Komen
Foundation, that because all
three of us had been treated at
the Mayo, we'd like to keep our
money local," Weinert said.
"And, of course, the Mayo was
all over that. They were very
Weinert emphasized the
importance of women getting

"All three of us [had cancers
that] were found on mammo-
grams," she said. "Ladies will be
on the golf course at the classic,
and the topic will be breast can-
cer: who's got it, genetically
who's predisposed. Girls, get
your mammograms. It's
extremely important."
Jewett is vacationing with her
husband, children and grand-
children in Martha's Vineyard
until shortly before the tourna-
ment. She missed that family
experience last year.
"The three of us were over
there at pretty much the same

paramedics at
a marina,
Sanford was
driven by
ambulance to
a hospital for -
further evalua- .-
tion. He died
there around 2 .'
Last week-
end, Sanford
had dined at
his two
favorite restau-
rants, spent
time with his
family and was
anxious to
help his broth-
er catch a big
wanted to put
Jeff on a Det. Jame
wahoo," said
"That's was Jimmy's goal. He
knew more about fishing than
any of us. He studied it."
Sanford was a quick study in
almost anything he ever
attempted, friends and family
He held a'9-handicap in golf,
played the violin as a youth
and marveled family members
with his cooking prowess.
"He could have opened his
own restaurant," Sanford's
uncle, Bobby Nakajima, owner
of Chizu's Japanese Steakhouse
in Jacksonville Beach, said.
"He cooked a whole pig for
his mother's 60th birthday.
Before he left last weekend, he
said, 'Uncle, I'm bringing you
back some wahoo for sure.' "
Sanford left UNF a few credits
shy of graduation and earned a
Basic Law Enforcement certifi-
cation from Florida
Community College.
He graduated from the police
academy in St. Johns County
and became a sworn police offi-
cer in November 2000.

After the cer-
emony, he told
his mother,
"This is going
to be my life."
"My father
was a police-
man in Japan,"
said Hiroko
Sanford, a
longtime piano
teacher at the
Jimmy was 6
years old, he
said, 'Mommy,
I want to be a
policeman.' As
a mother, you
worry, but I
said, 'If that's
what you want
photo submitted to do, go for it.'
s Sanford
Sanford was a
go-to guy at the
Sheriff's Office. A former field
training officer, he was tapped
early for the department's tacti-
cal Community Emergency
"He was the epitome of a
SWAT man," Col. Art May of
the Sheriff's Office said.
"He didn't stand back and
wait for things to come to him.
He went after them. He was a
great sniper and investigator."
Sanford's image as a SWAT
sniper appeared in police-relat-
ed publications and on the side
of a black Hummer owned by
Jacksonville-based BAE
Systems, formerly Armor
Holdings Inc., May said.
"He was an extremely hum-
ble guy," Sanford's brother said.
"He didn't like attention. He
was a stickler for form. I was
jealous of how well he could
play golf."
At UNF, Sanford was a walk-
on catcher, and a favorite of
head coach Dusty Rhodes,
Sheiman recalled.
Once, during the finals of a

photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Connie Weinert practices her swing last week at the Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club, where she and two other breast cancer sur-
vivors provided the impetus for a tournament in October.

time," Jewett said last week.
"We all had breast cancer, we
all had the same surgeon, Dr.
Steven Smith. From the day I
was diagnosed to this point, my
experience has been as stress-
free as it could possibly be
because I had a team of physi-
cians who not only communi-
cated with me but were also very
"I am cancer-free. That is the
most positive outcome," Jewett

Weinert said she was pleased
by the support she received.
"So many people stepped up
to the plate and came to my
assistance," she said. "At Mayo,
you are put into such a compact,
efficient system. It makes you
feel so confident, because it
seems like there's this giant net
under you."


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home run derby contest at
Harmon Stadium, Sanford beat
teammate Todd Dunn, a first-
'round draft pick of the
Milwaukee Brewers.
Nicolette Nordan, Sanford's
girlfriend for more than three
years, said what attracted her
most to Sanford was how he
treated his mom.
"Jimmy's nature was as a pro-
tector," said Nordan, who also
works at the Sheriff's Office.
"He wouldn't leave his condo
in Ponte Vedra and move south
[to St. Augustine]. He was so
family oriented."
The couple kept their rela-
tionship private, Nordan said,
adding that only a handful in
the Sheriff's Office were aware
the two were even dating.
"He was very serious about
his job and very respected in
the agency," said Nordan,
adding that there's was more to
Sanford than just his tough,
SWAT team persona.
He doted over his brother's
young daughter, Gracie, and
was a whiz in the kitchen.
"Jimmy could go to a restau-
rant, taste something, and go
home and make it," Nordan
"When he focused on some-
thing, it was 120 percent. He
was aggressive in the agency,
but also very. quiet [about his.
Sanford earned two meritori-
ous service awards with the
Sheriff's Office, a Combat
Medal, and an Exceptional
Service Award. He also received
numerous letters of commen-
Col. May said Sanford was
destined for sergeant's stripes in
the near future.
A procession of police vehi-
cles escorted Sanford's body
back to Jacksonville Monday
Nakajima said the procession
for his nephew stretched more
than a mile along Interstate 95.
"Every exit was shut down,"
Sanford's mother said.
"Truck drivers were saluting
him. It was amazing and very
Added Jeff Sanford: "It was
the proudest moment of my
life. I was so proud of Jimmy.
He deserved it."
A visitation will be held from
3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at First
Baptist Church of Jacksonville
Beach. A memorial service is 10
a.m. Saturday at the church.
Interment will follow at
,pces Memonral Park:! .,

Man reports attack by gunmen

A 31-year-old man report-
ed he was accosted by two
gunman late Saturday as he
stood in the driveway of a
friend's home in Sandy Oaks,
off State Road A1A in Ponte
Vedra Beach.
The man said he arrived at
the home on Robles Lane
about 11:30 p.m. after hav-
ing dinner in Jacksonville
Beach and was approached
by two black men who got
out of an older model car and
asked him for a cigarette.
After the men demanded
money and "everything in
your car," the victim said,
one of them grabbed him

from behind in a "bear hug"
and held a silver handgun to
his head and mouth, accord-
ing to a report from the St.
Johns County Sheriff's
The robber holding him
told the other assailant,
"Shoot him," the report said.
One of the men took his
car keys and fled in the car,
and the other man threw the
victim to the ground and fled
in a late model white vehicle,
the report said.
The victim ran to a nearby
house, where someone called
911. The victim had small
lacerations on his knees and
elbows, police said.

Montessori school's expansion

bid rebuffed as parking plans

would involve wetlands

A heavily wooded parcel
of land that includes envi-
ronmentally sensitive wet-
lands will not be developed
into a playing field and
overflow parking area.for a
Jacksonville Beach private
Plans to expands the
Discovery Montessori
School located at 15th Street
North and Shetter Avenue
were nixed recently by the
city's Planning Commission
because of the expansion's
impact on surrounding
Senior Planner Bill Mann .
recommended that the com-
mission deny the request
because the 90' x 142' parcel
would require extensive
clearing, including most of
the existing trees, and on
site wetlands.
"An example of the diffi-
culty in developing in this
area adjacent to the marsh
can be seen by the bulkhead
that the school had to con-
struct to the south of the
[proposed] property for, one
of their parking areas," he
said in his staff recommen-
Mann said the plans
would also encroach on the
rear yards of several adjacent
homes, one of which shares
a 400 foot common property
line with the sc~1ol,

A sign at the school.

The eastern boundary of
property is situated approxi-
mately 30 feet behind the
swimming pool of one of
the homes.
"The elimination of the
natural area behind this
home could negatively
affect its value as well, as
opposed to the property in
its current state, or in a per-
mitted use," Mann said.
The school obtained con-
ditional use approval to
operate in a residential sin-
gle family zoning distr t in
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S August 31, 2007 Locally Owned and Operated Serving the Beaches since 1963 THE BEACHES LEADER/FONTE VEDRA LEADER

The Leader's Opinion

Crime travels at Beach

so information must also

The Beaches are fortunate to have three very good
municipal police departments staffed by trained profes-
sionals committed to safeguarding the public.
Those departments one in each municipality oper-
ate independently and each employ different policies and
practices, even extending to mundane details such as com-
'puter systems used to file reports.
The Beaches benefit tremendously from having inde-
pendent police departments that are of manageable size
and capable of providing quick response. In truth, the pub-
lic safety provided by the municipal police departments is
a large factor in why the Beaches have correctly insisted on
maintaining independence from the consolidated city of
Our public safety at the Beaches is far too important to
leave to county authorities who would treat us as just
another neighborhood of Jacksonville's 800+ square miles.
We believe, however, that the Beaches communities
could benefit if there were improved communications
between all of the law enforcement agencies that operate
on the barrier island.
Local police chiefs talk to each other, as do officers on
the street, leading to an informal exchange of ideas. More
can be done on a consistent, formalized basis and some
local elected and law enforcement officials have said they
are interested.
The need for better communication between agencies
extends to the 800-pound gorilla of local law enforcement
the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office which, as a county
office, has jurisdiction on the island.
Given the restrictions on public access to public records,
currently there is no easy way for Beaches citizens to learn
everything that the sheriff's office does on the barrier
island as reports are available for a fee by request on a case
by case basis meaning you have to know what to
request and, in most cases, be willing to pay $3 per report.
Last week's report that Neptune Beach police are not
automatically informed about all sheriff's reports filed at
Fletcher High School the biggest institution at the
Beaches makes it clear that better information sharing is
Beaches police officials said they are often informed by
JSO about activities here, but, as one Beaches police chief
acknowledged, it is hard to know what is not being shared
under the current system.
"We do need to get our beasts talking" Atlantic Beach
Police Chief David Thompson said, talking about the
information systems in the .different law enforcement
agencies. He said he and other administrators have started
working on improving the flow of information.
That's something all of us should agree is worth the
investment needed.
As Thompson said, "we do all share the same bad guys."

Letters to the editor:

We don't want FHS policing

to be a mystery to parents

To the editor:
One of the reasons we sent
our daughter to the local high
school instead of downtown
was that, God forbid, if some-
thing were to happen, we
would know right away and
be able to get to our child.
Now we find out that the
policing of our beach school
is outsourced to Jacksonville.
According to The Leader arti-
cle, if something "major"
occurs, the school "usually"
notifies Neptune Beach
police. Routine incident
reports are not provided to
the Neptune Beach Police.
Usually notifies Neptune
Beach?!? This is completely
unacceptable. Fletcher Senior,
though located in Neptune

Beach, is attended by students
from all three beach cities. If
Neptune Beach can't afford a
police officer, then Atlantic
Beach and Jacksonville Beach
should contribute so that we
can afford it. Certainly
Neptune Beach police can
leave their post in the K-Mart
shopping center to keep our
children safe!
At the very least, every sin-
gle incident should be report-
ed to Neptune Beach police.
They have jurisdiction; for
goodness sake they should be
advised as to what is going on
in their own town. And so
should we parents!
Neptune Beach



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More letters to the editor:

New street light illuminates

sheer incompetency in NB

To the editor:
Even the most casual observ-
er must be astounded by
Neptune Beach's incredible
In the last couple of years,
Neptune Beach has spent con-
siderable time dealing with
public and private lighting
issues. Judging by the sudden,
unannounced and unneces-
sary installation of a street
light in the 200 block of.Pine
Street, Neptune Beach has
learned absolutely nothing
from past problems. This
light, which has transformed a
nice residential street into
something resembling a shop-
ping mall parking lot, is unac-
ceptable and must be removed
First some background. A
few ,weeks,,ago ,..srime wave
rattlgeq, Pine Street ,residents.
with a couple of car break-ins
and an attempted home bur-
glary. While certainly cause for
concern, similar incidents,
regrettably, have occurred
before on Pine Street. While I
undoubtedly share the alarm
and apprehension of my very
nice next door neighbors, who
were the target of the attempt-
ed burglary, I believe their
effort to .have a street light
installed was misguided and
creates a sense of false security,'
considering one of the burglar-
ized cars was sitting under a

street light.
However, my quarrel is not
with the neighbors, who sin-
cerely believed they were
doing what was best for their
safety and security. The prob-
lem lies with Neptune Beach
for not having a comprehen-
sive lighting policy, dealing
with issues such as installing
street lights. This is especially
disturbing considering the
many previous problems with
lighting, including a past situ-
ation in the 100 block of Pine
Street that fractured the neigh-
There are so many questions
regarding the. city's action,
space probably won't allow
them to be listed here.. But
shouldn't the city have .some
minimum requirements for
installing a new, street light?
Shouldn't the cityave noti-.
fied property-owners impacted
by a new light and sought
their consent? 'Shouldn't
someone requesting a street
light have to prove a substan-
tial need?
Somehow, Pine Street has
managed for more than 70
years without a street light in
the 200 block and it certainly
doesn't need one now.
With Neptune Beach facing
some tough budget questions
in the coming months, is it
really the best use of taxpayers
dollars to provide security

lighting for private residences?
In cases such as this it would
be much better for the home-
owner to upgrade their exteri-
or lighting, possibly installing
motion sensor lights, which is
a much less intrusive, efficient
and effective solution. If addi-
tional home lighting isn't
enough, perhaps a security
system should be installed,
which is what my other next
door neighbor did a few years
ago when someone broke into
their home.
While this latest Neptune
Beach incompetence seems
minor compared to long, long
list of other blunders made by
the city, it does prove unques-
tionably that the current city
manager and City Council are
not fit to govern this city.
:;,. At:AthePjext Council Pmet-
:.,ing, asits;la tooffiqial at, the,
Council should fire Jim Jarboe,
effective immediately. Then
each Council member should
stand up, and before announc-
ing their resignation, apolo-
gize to every Neptune Beach
resident for their gross derelic-
tion of duty when it comes to
representing the people.
Because if this is the best we
can do, then the city does not
deserve to have its own gov-

Jeff Brooks
Neptune Beach

Commissioner Fletcher owes an apology

To the editor:
After reading the articles in The Beaches
Leader .and Florida Times-Union of City
Commissioner Jamie Fletcher's reason for
opposing the Air Show in November, I can not
help but to make a comment on this action.
Many active duty and retired military veter-
ans reside in the Beaches community with a
large portion residing in Atlantic Beach. These
men and their families are consumers to the
merchants located in Atlantic Beach and many
pay city taxes, county taxes and mortgage
I hope that the military families and retired
veterans will boycott the merchants in Atlantic
Beach as long as the current leaders are in office
or they reconsider their thoughts.
The Mayport NAS Commander should
declare the Atlantic Beach consumers off limits
to the Navy Personnel assigned to his com-

As for myself I will personally boycott the
merchants in Atlantic Beach because of this
anti-military attitude displayed publicly in the
area media.
Mr Fletcher serves at the pleasure of those
voting for him but only because of the freedom
to vote that will always be provided because of
brave and courageous men willing to wear the
uniform and be prepared to defend our way of
life.. Mr. Fletcher probably has never served in
the Armed Forces and will never have an appre-
ciation or gratitude for those who chose to do
I sincerely hope that Mr. Fletcher will recon-
sider his remarks and offer an apology to the
honorable military men and women residing in
his beautiful and tranquil city.
Bill Home
Jacksonville Beach



to the


Give young

people credit

for their


To the editor.
Does the influence of popu-
lar music, movies and televi-
sion promote strong families,
better parent-child communi-
cation, or even ."less sex, alco-
hol and drug use?" Absolutely
not. But despite the lack of
support from popular media,
society and even many class-
rooms, teens aie cioosiqg to
spend time with their families
and to say "no" to sex.
According to a recent MTV
and Associated Press poll,
children today state that fam-
ily, religion/spirituality and
community service are their
major sources of happiness.
Of nearly 1,300 young peo-
ple ages 13-24, an overwhelm-
ing majority (87 percent) see
marriage in their future, with
61 percent of those saying
they are likely to stay married
to the same person. Nearly 80
percent want to have chil-
dren. When asked what one
thing in life makekthem the
happiest, 20 percent said
"family." Nearly three-quarters
said their relationship with
their parents also makes them
This poll and other research
have shown that children are
healthier and happier when
feeling "connected" to their
family. But they are even
more so when society and
their culture are not at great
odds with their family values.
1Ii some common valuess are nec-.
.,essary in order to maintain a
healthy society. Arid the men-
tal/emotional and physical
health of children today is
society's future.
We cannot continue to sup-
port personal freedoms at the
cost of societal health. Casual
sex and binge drinking are the
most obvious examples. With
alcohol, the message has
been, "Don't drink and drive."
Well, many young people are
drinking (binge drinking).
The message has been
ambiguous and doesn't deal
with the core issue of adoles-
cent drinking. While teens are
under the influence of alco-
hol, they are doing much
more than driving dangerous-
Many adults get squeamish
about telling young people
that they should "wait" to
have sex because either they
didn't wait to have sex or they
feel that people should not
dictate the behaviors of oth-
Early sexual onset results in
higher rates of depression, sui-
cide, decreased school per-
formance, higher rates of
unplanned pregnancy and
sexually transmitted diseases.
It's time to stop being
squeamish. We owe it to our
children today and society
tomorrow. Band-Aids and
wishy-washy messages don't
work. Neither does caving in
because we don't know how
to set a standard.
The future of societal health
depends on our value of ado-
lescent health and our ability
to be direct and honest, as
well as supportive and "con-
nected" with our youth.
Pam Mullarkey
Project SOS, Inc.
(Strengthening Our

Don't politicize a

non-political event

To the editor:
Yet again, an attempt to tie political views
to a "non-political" event.
I am an Atlantic Beach resident and
Commissioner Fletcher's no-vote for funding
for the semi-annual Sea and Sky Spectacular is
absolutely ludicrous and is nothing but his
sad attempt to bloviate on issues that should
have no link.
I have seen no proposed legislation by
Commissioner Fletcher to refuse any revenues
received by the City of Atlantic Beach from
Mayport Naval Station.
If 100 people were polled about the "pur-
pose" of the Sea and Sky Spectacular, I'm sure
98 of them would say it's for fun.
Commissioner Fletcher, shame on you (again).
for your attempts to politicize a non-political
By the way, will we see you in the VIP tent
at the show?

Penny Kamish
Atlantic Beach

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Fletcher has

a duty to



interests, not

his own
To the editor:
The "no" vote by Atlantic
Beach City Commissioner
Jamie Fletcher to the Sea and
Sky Spectacle on the grounds
that he is "morally and politi-
cally opposed to the war in
Iraq," and that this event
includes the military, is yet
the latest example that Jamie
Fletcher views his constituen-
cy as "me, myself and I."
By virtue of his elected posi-
tion, Jamie Fletcher represents
a military community, and a
general community popula-
tion in Atlantic Beach that
takes pride in that military,
and that has entrusted him to
consider their interests above
his own.
What a shame that Jamie
Fletcher has disrespected his
elected position and his con-
stituency by his vote.
Sure voting one's con-
science is a consideration but
when asked by the press what
a land and air show has to do
with the war in Iraq, Jamie
Fletcher's well reasoned
response was "in my mind
they are clearly linked." Let's
just consider that the air show
is not entirely military, and
let's just consider that United
States military operations are
not entirely focused on Iraq.
Lynn Charest
Atlantic Beach

Private police for hire is bad

policy for PV neighborhoods

To the editor:
Some of the gated community associations
now, particularly Fairfield HOA, whose few
board members believe this is their "private
little city," and they are the Mayor pro-tem,
have taken upon themselves, to spend home-
owner money hiring an overzealous off-duty
St. Johns County deputy, late at night, to
watch over a meaningless 4-way "Stop" sign
intersection, in which in 19 years, not a sin-
gle accident or any other incident has ever
This overzealous deputy has handed out
tickets, as if they were invitations to the
Policeman's Ball, by his own "interpretation"
of how to "properly stop" at a lonely
Intersection, late at night, with no traffic -
hardly a single vehicle on the small, insignif-
icant intersection. [The deputy] terrorizes this
community at will, apparently with the bless-
ing of the Sheriff, and the hard "paid money
of the homeowners of this community.
Here is where the balance in law enforce-
ment lies: A recent call to the sheriff's office
to make a report took over an hour and 20
minutes for a deputy to respond to take the
report "because they were too busy, according
to the dispatcher."
Aggressive enforcement of intersections is
reserved for those Intersections that have sta-
tistically and historically had a high degree of
accidents and fatalities. That is where the
"law enforcement service of this county"
should be concentrating its resources, just as
the current operation undertaken by the
Jacksonville Sheriffs Office at High Fatality
Intersections throughout the city.
"Balance and proper utilization of
resources" of our deputies and our law
enforcement personnel should be reserved for
those areas as a "whole" in the Ponte Vedra
sector, and not just for communities that can,
and are willing to hire, and even make a "few
dollars" from the use of overzealous enforce-
ment, from off-duty deputies.

There are many areas in this community
that do not have the luxury of being "gated"
and have these "Mayors wanna bees" that
need to take up a hobby or play shuffleboard
with their extra time.
There are plenty of areas with vehicle
break-ins, accidents, speeders, vandalism,
petty offenses, and the list goes on, yet we
remain with "limited law enforcement servic-
The Sheriff and the County Board of
Commissioner, meanwhile, need to take a
closer look at this policy, and put an end to
this "private police" for hire, when there con-
tinues to be a need for law enforcement serv-
ice in the community as a "whole," and not
just for those who are bent on spending their
-time looking at cars driving by.
I am all for "aggressive enforcement" of
those areas of this community that needs it
One just has to travel daily on A1A to see
the daily accidents, the dangerous
Intersections, where, year after year, the sta-
tistics will warrant "the aggressive enforce-
ment" we see in these worthless operations,
by overzealous rent-a-deputy.
It should be an embarrassment to both the
department, and the county, that it would
take over an hour for a deputy to respond for
a report, but just a minute, for a 10 p.m. tick-
et, with absolutely no one in the road, just
because a "completely, by the book, 4 wheel
stop, was not done, in a "stop sign" that leads
to a "dead-end street".
It's time for proper oversight of these
resources, and how they are used, and it's
time that the County Commissioners study
the effect of our most valuable resources, and
deploy them properly, and fairly, without
regard of who "can afford them" not
an effective balance of law enforcement!
Bert Hernandez
Retired Federal Officer
Small Business Owner

NB doing its fair share

to support air show

To the editor:
I would like to clear up the
misconception that Neptune
Beach will not be funding the
air show this year. Two years
ago we funded $2,000 towards
the show and we will again
this year.
In 2001 when the air show
started coming to the Beaches
every two years, the City
Council was told we would
fund a one time $10,000.
Every two years they have
continued to ask for money
and the council has contin-
ued funding what we felt was
our fair share.
The City of Neptune Beach
does not have a utility to
bring in revenue as other
cities around us do and our
revenues are limited. Most of
our funding comes from prop-
erty taxes and we know what
has happened with the state

Also, state revenue sharing
is down too. This year we
went to roll back rate in prop-
erty taxes and we have held
our ground on spending while
continuing to keep our level
of services.
And the air show should be
no different. Neptune Beach
has a small pot of money for
things like the air show, but
we also have other events that
come out of that pot of
money like "Christmas in the
We are proud of our mili-
tary and our link to Mayport
Navy Station and Neptune
Beach will always do our fair
share in support of communi-
ty events.
Harriet Pruette
Vice Mayor
Neptune Beach

New take on helping the poor

To the editor:
Here is a weekly activity
that goes mostly unnoticed..
Two Atlantic Beach citizens
who are very active in the
community go out each. week
to try to raise money for the
needy. They are Mike & Jamie.
Each time they return Mike
only has a few dollars and
some change.
While Jamie returns with a
suitcase filled with $10 bills.
Mike finally has to ask
Jamie why, since they both
work the same portion of
Mayport Road, does she get so

much money?
Mike says to Jamie 'you live
in a big house, drive a big car,
belong to the best country
club, why do you get so much
money, and I get so little?
Jamie replies "What's on the
sign you hold up?"
Mike, shows him "Help feed
the homeless"
Now look at my suitcase
"Only need $10 more dollars
to move to San Francisco & be
with Jane Fonda !"
Albert Rabassa

Sooner that

Fletcher is out

of office the


city will be

To the editor:
Do you think the voters ol
Atlantic Beach who supported
Commissioner Fletcher during
the elections in 2005 knew he
was a far left wing liberal whc
does not support our military?
This is yet another example
of the minority tryingto affect
the outcome for the majority.
If you want to oppose the war,
that your right as a free
American, paid for in blood,
sweat and tears by our military
by the way. Get a grip
Commissioner, this event is
about entertainment and local
businesses making some
money. Wake up people and
vote in the coming elections.
The sooner this commissioner
is voted out of office the better
off Atlantic Beach will be.
Is it October 2nd yet?.;
Dave Sellers
Atlantic Beach

Annual event

Sea & Sky

honors those

who serve

this country
,To the editor:
Atlantic Beach City
Commissioner Jamie Fletcher's
vote not to support the Sea &
Sky Spectacular because of his
opposition to the war in Iraq
has shown no respect for the
sacrifices our service men and
women have made.
This is an annual event that
inspires respect and honors
those that serve our country in
the most meaningful way.
Shame on him! No excuse is
The City of Neptune Beach's
decision not to support the Sea
& Sky Spectacular because of
budget cuts is understandable,
but reflects lack of understand-
ing in the symbolism of "no
support" at all. Should they
not make a smaller contribu-
tion? I hope so. Neptune
Beach is in the center of the
Beaches community and its
businesses and citizens will cer-
tainly benefit.
Bob Castro
Atlantic Beach

Honor Lemaster's contribution to

community with high school name

.To the editor:
I have lived in Ponte Vedra
since the time when there was
no high school or middle
school and students attended
Sthe Duval County Public;
Schools. Several yeafs' ago we
obtained a new middle school
located in Palm Valley that
was named after Alice B.
f Ponte Vedra has now
Obtained its own high school,
While many individuals have
contributed to the quality of
life in our community and
thus should be considered as
possible candidates to have
Sthe school named in their.
honor one stands out above
all others.
Edward B. Lemaster
("Ebbie") was a community
leader in Ponte Vedra from its
early development until-the
Time of his death. To docu-
ment the tasks he performed
to enhance our community
would require more space
than is acceptable for a letter
to the editor.
S Briefly his. resume would

include that he was a decorat-
ed member of the armed
forces having served in the
Korean War, was appointed to
and served on several Marine
Commissions both at the
state and federal levels over-
seeing the environment and
preserving our resources, was
instrumental in the enact-
ment of Ponte Vedra's first
zoning laws and was instru-
mental in the relocation of
State Road A1A from its for-
mer alignment on Ponte
Vedra Boulevard to its present
location thus eliminating traf-
fic congestion and commer-
cialization of the area along
Ponte Vedra Boulevard.
His love and devotion to,
this area were unmatched.
Ebbie was always prepared to
lend his time and efforts to
causes which enriched our
This is not the first time
Ebbie's name has been sug-
gested for a new school.
Ebbie's name was nominated
for the first middle school to
serve the PV/PV community

only to be withdrawn by
Ebbie himself thus helping to
insure the school being
named after Alice B.
Landrum. (Mrs. Landrum
-with her husband Roy,-were
S'also i-istrumental, in making.
Ponte Vedra what it is today.)
This unselfish act was typi-
cal of Ebbie. I can think of no
better tribute to this outstand-
ing citizen and community
leader than to name our new
school in his honor.
"Ponte Vedra High School"
is the name that has been sug-
gested by some for the new
school ill lieu of using Ebbie's
name. While I agree that the
high school should include
"Ponte Vedra," I also believe it
is time that Ebbie's efforts for
our community be aptly rec-
ognized by bestowing the
honor of naming our new
high school in his memory.
I would therefore suggest
"Lemaster Ponte Vedra High
School" be employed.
Mark M. Arnold
Ponte Vedra Beach

Use public money so it will most help public

To the editor:
I almost fell off my chair
when I looked at the front
page of The Leader today.
Atlantic Beach is considering
purchasing art for $95,000.00!
Perhaps they need to re-think
this and move the money to
places that need it. Atlantic
Beach is not rolling back

property taxes, because they
.cannot afford to do so, but
they can spend $95,000 on
The City Commission
should be ashamed. How
about moving some of the art
money to get the homeless,
the prostitutes and crime out
of the forgotten Section H! I

have family in Section H and
believe me, Section H gets
very little attention from the
City Commissioners.
Shame on you.
M. Sorrell
Jacksonville Beach

These days taxpayer money Buy it, Sell it. Find it

should not buy artwork in the Classifieds

To the editor:
Some of Jacksonville City
Council member Art
Graham's constituents might
be as surprised as I and others
at the last AB Commission
meeting when we learned that
Mr. Graham has promised
$50,000 to match $45,000
from the AB public treasury to
secure and place a sculpture
on city land in AB.
A non-profit group,
Atlantic Beach Public Arts
Commission, Inc., that
includes on its stationary the
names of Paul and Tracie
Parsons, is the moving force.
Mr. Parsons, while a
Commissioner, was responsi-
ble for putting the original
$45,000 into the AB budget
during his last year as
Commissioner in 2005.
A year later Mr. Parsons
appeared in front of the
Commission as a private citi-
zen with a request that anoth-
er $45,000 be added to the

initial $45,000 budget but his
request was refused -
although the line item for the
initial sum remained in the
Mr. Parsons and his group
turned to Mr. Graham, who
apparently is unaware that
vital governmental services
are in jeopardy as the result of
actions taken by his
Republican friends in
Commissioner Sylvia
Simmons had the correct take:
Why should AB taxpayers -
who also pay county and state
levies -- consider a $45,000
investment in a $95,000 piece
of public art the best use of
limited dollars at this time
and place? This is a project for
the private sector and not a
duty or responsibility of local
government, especially in
uncertain financial times.
Michael Hoffmann
Atlantic Beach


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PV BUSINESS MOVES TO VILANO BEACH Pawnee's Caf6 and Fine Wines will be opening
in Vilano Beach on September 5, with a lunch cafe, wine bar and wine retail. The business will
be housed in an old building that once was the site of Barrancoto's Pizza and Since 1946. The
menu will feature the favorites from Pawnee's old location in Ponte Vedra Beach with a few addi-
tions such as a fountain drink machine instead of canned drinks, and expanded beer selection.
The business, owned by Jacksonville Beach resident Pawnee Weaver, will feature two rooms for
wine tasting and retail and two rooms for lunch. The new Wine Bar Tasting Room will feature
selections of gourmet cheeses and/or meat trays to complement the Wine Flights. Tapas and
Champagne Sunday Brunch will soon be available. The first wine tasting will be September 7
and will feature four to six wines, appetizers and the cost will be $10 with a 10 percent discount
on featured wines. A Grand Opening Celebration will be held in about four weeks. Music, free
tasting, free drawings for giveaways and discounts on wines are planned.


wine fest

set Nov. 9

The sixth annual Ponte
Vedra Food & WineFest of the
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber of
Commerce is scheduled Nov. 9,
10 and 11 at the Sawgrass
Marriott Resort & Spa, Ponte
Vedra Beach.
The event begins with a six-
course dinner Nov. 9, bringing
together the Marriott's Chef
Charles Charbonneau and
Alexander Valley Vineyard's
proprietor/ Hank Wetzel.
. A live, auction will feature a
trip to San Francisco and the
wine country and a trip to Las
The dinner, which is limited
to 150 guests, begins at 7 p.m.
and, costs $120 each.
Reservations are encouraged, as
this event has sold out the past
three years.
The grand tasting the cen-
terpiece of the annual event -
takes place 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Nov. 10 and costs $45 in
advance or $50 at the door.
In addition to selecting from
hundreds of wines to taste
from around the world, guests
can sample signature dishes
from 15 restaurants, attend
mini wine seminars, taste
handcrafted French chocolates
and bid on a silent auction of
fine wines, dining and week-
end getaways.
Entertainment will be pro-
vided by a. jazz trio from the
University of North Florida's
music department.
The festival concludes with a
Champagne brunch featuring a
seven-course meal prepared by
Brett A. Smith, chef at the
Marriott's Augustine Grille.
Seating is limited for the
brunch, which begins at noon.
Tickets are $50.
Special combination pricing
and group pricing are available.
For ticket information, call the
chamber at 285-2004.

Beaches Business
Association: The Beaches
Business Association meets at
12 p.m. every Monday at the
Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
Annual dues are $35, and each
buffet lunch costs $7. There
are no other meeting fees.
There will be no meeting Sept.
3, Labor Day. Upcoming speak-
ers include: Sept. 10, Jimmy
Wilkins, Parks and Recreation,
Jacksonville Beach Lifeguards;
Sept. 17, Capt. Kennedy, USN
Ret., Navy/Marine Relief; Sept.
24, Robert Sanders, History of
Kingsley Plantation; Oct. 1,
Bob Castro, Castro Mortgage,
speaking about credit scoring;
Oct. 8, Mike Miller, JTA, pre-
senting an update of JTA serv-
ices; Oct. 15, Dave Estes, speak-
ing about GPS/Fleet
Management" System; Oct. 22,
Jack Capra, USN Ret. speaking
about his experiences at
Guantanamo Bay; Oct. 29,
Paddy Wagstaff, Blue Angels,
talking about pilot experi-

Atlantic Beach Mayor Don Wolfson Monday presents Pats
Bishop, executive director of Dancin' in the Streets for the
21 years, With a proclamation in recognition of her work th
out the Beaches communities.


With donations i
tomers, a bank-s
garage sale, and the
matching funds
Oceanside Bank ra
$2,500 for
Achievement. With
Bank and more than
companies at the an
a-thon, Junior Ach
raised over $43,000 f



Marsh Landing Re
has announced the a
4 new team member
Creviston, Britten
Sarah LeBlanc, an
Teate. All are Ponte'
dents. Creviston was
ly with Stockton RE
SColdwell Banker, TI
Store, and Lifestyles
Over the past 19 yea:
sold real estate in Ja
and the Beaches,
new construction
Fairfield in Ponte Ve
Esplanade at Town
Jacksonville, and Th
in Daytona Beach

from cus- Hughes was previously
sponsored ATP Realty's Jacksc
company office. In her very first I
raised, at Marsh Landing Realt
ised over sold and closed a $1.7 n
Junior transaction in the 500 bl
Oceanside Ponte Vedra. Boul
i 90 other LeBlanc was previous
nual bowl- licensed real estate ass
lievement with Marsh Landing
or its pro- and has now complete
transition to full-time R
She is currently the co-
agent on two riverfront ]
in Switzerland available
million each. Teate, a 3r
eration Jacksonville R
and interior designer fi
past 25 years, comes to
Landing Realty from
Waterway Group and Fol
Hughes Higbee. She is currently
keting a spectacular
Million Parade of I
award-winning new
with a boat dock, o:
Intracoastal Waterwa"
Ponte Vedra.

The following event
planned by the Ponte
Teate Beach Chamber of Comi
Sept. 12 Chamber
ealty, Inc. Hours, Elizabeth's Cafe
addition of a.m. Free for member
rs: Marcia first-time guests.
Hughes, Sept. 19 Chambe:
id Otelia Hours, Sawgrass Mz
Vedra resi- Resort & Spa, 5:30
previous- Members $10 and guest
eal Estate, Music, beer, wine and
he Condo d'oeuvres.
s Realtors. Sept. 26 Lunch &
rs, she has at 11:30 a.m. at the Sa
cksonville Marriott Resort & Spa. T
including is $20 for members with
on-site at vations and $25 for othe
dra Beach, Sept. 26 Openi
Center in Metabolic Research, 40(
ie Oceans St. S., Jacksonville Beach
a Shores. p.m

With emergency rooms overburdened and
patients often experiencing long waits, two
Beaches residents have launched an alternative
and opened a new health care business at 11048-
9 Baymeadows Road at 9A.
The business, Crucial Care/Emergency
Medicine Doctors, offers care for those people
who need immediate access to an emergency
medicine physician for serious health concerns
such as asthma attacks, severe lacerations and
bone fractures, pneumonia and chest pains.
Crucial Care is staffed with board certified emer-
gency medical doctors, the same kind of physi-
cian who would work in a hospital emergency
room, the founders said. Hours for Crucial Care
are 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. on weekends. No appointment is required.
Co-founder and President Mike Shumer is a
Jacksonville Beach resident and co-founder Dr.
Nick Dodaro MD, FACEP is an Atlantic Beach res-
"We developed this concept because nation-
wide and here in Jacksonville, emergency rooms
are overburdened and this has led to a variety of
challenges including long wait times," said
President Shumer. "Our goals are to provide a
higher level of care fast by experienced profes-
sionals in. a comfortable atmosphere where
patient concerns are heard."
Crucial Care's services differ from walk-in med-
ical clinics by providing care suitable for more
severe cases than is normally offered by the fami-
ly physician. Equipment on-site will be similar to




unit marks

10 years

S Lactation counselor

at hospital prompts

boom in breastfeeding

Baptist Medical Center
Beaches' Maternity Unit cele-
brates 10 years of service this
month and more than 7,600
S babies have been delivered at
the facility over the last
The original 8-bed maternity
suites were designed in 1997
with family-friendly rooms,
large private bathrooms, and
S amenities.
Although intended for the
delivery of low-risk pregnan-
cies, the entire staff of physi-
cians, anesthesiologists, nurses
and technicians was trained to
handle obstetrical and neona-
tal emergencies, hospital offi-
IMERNES cials said. During the first
y month, nearly 50 babies were
past delivered, and by the end of
rough- the year the number had
grown to more than 500.
An eight-bed addition in
2001 also included a courtyard
for 'patients and families, and
additional operating room for
Caesarean sections. A number
of new obstetricians and other
health care professionals
with joined the medical and nurs-
nville ing staff, and it is anticipated
month that nearly 1,000 babies will be.
y, she delivered in 2007, according to
million hospital administrators.
ock of Over the past 10 years,
evard. Baptist Beaches maternity
sly a services has advanced in tech-
sistant nology that includes paperless
Realty electronic documentation and
.d the patient-controlled labor pain
ealtor. management. A lactation con-
listing sultant counsels new mothers
homes before discharge, and the
it $2.3 Beaches hospital boasts the
d gen- highest breastfeeding rates in
ealtor the city, according to the
or the Breastfeeding Coalition of
Marsh Northeast Florida.
1 the Internet access for patients
and & is provided in each of 16
y mar- maternity suites, as well as in
$3.3 the family waiting areas.
Iomes Six of the "First Groupers,"
home, the name given to those care-
n the givers who opened the unit,
y in along with two of the original
obstetricians, continue to
deliver babies at Baptist
ts are Beaches.
Before Writers group
, 7:30
s and resets meeting

r After
After Beaches Writers Night:
ar Beaches Writers Night, held
sp.m. from 7-9 p.m. the first Monday
s $15. of each month at Players By The
horsSea Theatre, 106 6th St. N.,
Learn Jacksonville Beach, will be held
grass Sept. 10 instead due to the holi-
he fee day weekend.
It will resume its first Monday
reser of the month schedule in
ing of October. Attendees are invited
04 3rd to share writings For informa-
:30 tion, contact Airie Healy-
Richardson at 249-0289 or visit

that which is normally found in emergency
rooms, including: ultrasound, IV fluids and med-
ications, CT Scan, and digital x-ray. Crucial Care
will give the patient and the physician a copy of
medical records detailing treatment.
All expenses will be presented up front in "all
inclusive" easy-to-understand terms, the partners
said, and Crucial Care will help patients file insur-
"Our goal is to provide the highest quality of
care when patients need it now," said Dr. Dodaro.
"We will be able to do this at an affordable rate
and there will be no paperwork hassles for the
For the past 10 years, Shumer has shared his
methods for providing high quality medical care,
along with a patient-focused culture, to the med-
ical field through management consulting servic-
Dr. Dodaro is described by the partners as the
"visionary behind Crucial Care based on his expe-
riences as a practicing Emergency Medicine physi-
cian in area hospitals." He is Board Certified and
has practiced in a variety of settings including
Level I trauma centers, academic Emergency
Departments and both large and small private
facilities. He has pioneered and implemented a
scheduling system. for the Emergency
Departments at the University of Florida, at
Shands Jacksonville. He is also Chairman of
Recruitment for the largest Emergency Medicine
Physician Group in northeast Florida. Dr.
Dodaro has been accepted as a Fellow of the
American College of Emergency Physicians.

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In the last days before the
beginning of the school year, 24
teens from Journey Church
attended a Back to School
Retreat at Camp Montgomery in
Keystone Heights. On the high
ropes at the camp are, from left
above, Jordan Freeman and
Kirstie Johnson. At left, is Blake
Bennett. Tackling the high ropes
course was both a fun chal-
lenge and a team-building
exercise at the camp said
Sandy Bennett, wife of the
church's pastor Gregg Bennett.
One of the concepts conveyed
to the teens at the camp was
that they are "shaped for min-
istry by God," she said.
Journey Church is non-denomi-
national and meets at 10 a.m.
for Sunday worship at Landrum
Middle School in Ponte Vedra.

Lord of Life readies

for permanent church

Lord of Life Lutheran Church
broke ground Sunday for a new
church at its property on North
Roscoe Boulevard. The church had a
"full house" for the groundbreaking,
said Pastor Julie Frank.
"Doherty Sommers Architects
Engineers, Inc. have designed a won-
derful building for us that will serve
as a tool for ministry in this commu-

nity. STT Construction of
Jacksonville will be building it."
As the details are completed, the
church will apply for the final per-
mits, she said.
"Then we just wait for the county's
approval.....For the time being, we
will continue to worship in our tem-
porary sanctuary located at the back
of our property at 276 N. Roscoe

photo submitted
Members of the Leadership Team at Lord of Life Lutheran Church (from left)
Cathy Wiggins, Leann Wiggins, John Sievers, Pastor Julie Frank, Cindy
Tanton, and Annette Krecic prepare to break ground on August 26 for a new
church building. Bishop Ed Benoway of the Florida-Bahama Synod stands in
the back row.

Church Women
United will host
kickoff meeting

Church Women United will hold the September
Kickoff meeting on Friday, September 7 at St.
Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church. 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.

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400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
All Vehicles Must Enter on Golf View
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 11:15 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
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
Nursery Provided
For event information, visit

Exciting, Growing
Home Church
off Kernan

Meet Sundays
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

S| (A Traditional Anglican Church)
U' 247-1442
Holy Communion
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Good Friday Service 9:00 am
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
Rev. Robert C. Adams. Vicar

A Stephen Ministry Congregation
1801 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575
Sunday Worship
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Sunday School
Children 9:15 am
Youth/Adult 9:15 am
Nursery Provided

S150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach FL
S Rev. Dr. Gabe Goodman, Pasior
,o.5' Church Office 24C-8698
PreschoolKindergarten Office 241-7335
Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m.
Church School All Ages 9:45 a.m.
Youth Fellowships 5 p.m.
Contemporary Worship Sev. 5:59 p.m.
Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7 p.m.
Weekday PreschoolKindergarten (3, 4 & 5 yr olds)

895 Palm Valley Rd
(1 mile east of US1)
Sunday Services
10:00am Holy Eucharist &
Children's Chapel
Nursery available

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Worshiping at
Ocean Palms Elementary School
355 Landrum Ln, Ponte Vedra Beach


United Methodist

9:30 a.m. Contemporary Service*
11:00 a.m. Traditional Service*
*Kingdom Kids available
Chlldcare always provided
Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor

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276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
Ph. 285-5347
Rev. Julie Fraik,Pastor
Sunday Contemporary Worship
Sunday Church School 9:45am
Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
Nursery Provided

Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church
"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Breakfast
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
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Music & Art Ministries
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1050 Highway A1A 285-4288
Sunday School 9:00am
Worship 10:15am

Worship Service Eucharist
5pm Sunday
Rev. Gary Blaylock, Vicar
Services held at:
Neptune Baptist Church, Rm 101
407 Third Street
Neptune Beach

Wed. Evening 7:30 pm
Ribault Garden Club
705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.)

Dial A Prayer 355-7044
Church of the Daily Word

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Baptist Church
6:30 pm Contemporary Worship Service
9:00 am Contemporary Worship Service
10:30 am- Traditional Service
6:30pm The Gathering
Bible Studiesfor Every Age & Life Situation
407 Third Street
www.neptunebaptistorg Neptune Beach
Tom Bary, Pastor 904-249-2307

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Service Times
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & ll:00am

(904) 268-2500
6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy.

St Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church

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Wenedas:7am&.0:0. r

Welcome Families
& Singles

Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
Christian Formation At 8:45 am

Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N. Jax Beach, FL www.stpaulsbythesea@

llUl i I ~Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, PhD. Spiritual Leader
TBI r i 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"
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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
5:30 Supper
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor /

1st Avenue North at 5th Street
Jacksonville Beach
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00,
11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Saturday Confessions
After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m.

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is a Community NurturcJ b6 Griq o -e; Cl~4' ,,
.Serve God's Mission in the World

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

Nursery at all services
Sunday School
All ages 9:40 a.m.

3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beac
Ph: 904-246-6427

1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
Phone: 249-5418
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
Nursery Provided
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249-5370
Rev. Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ

.2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
Father Joseph Meehan
Saturday 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
Sunday 6:00 p.m. (7-H.S.)

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Bible Study............ 6:00pm Blended Worship 10:30 a m.
Bible Class Sunday, 10-00 a.m.
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Prowling was reported Aug.
29 in the 3600 block of
Sanctuary Way S. The victim
told police she was awakened at
4:45 a.m. by her dogs barking at
the back door. She observed an
unknown male suspect stand-
ing naked at the sliding glass
door. The suspect reached for
the door handle but was scared
away by the barking dogs and
fled in an unknown direction.
* *
Strong arm robbery, was
reported Aug. 28 at a bus stop in
the 1600 block of 3rd Street
North. Police said the 58-year-
old victim was waiting for the
bus at the corner of 16th
Avenue North and 3rd Street
North when an unknown male
suspect approached on foot and
asked to borrow a quarter. She
unzipped her bag to retrieve the
money when the man grabbed
her purse and pushed her down
at the same time. The victim fell
to the ground and struck her
head on a palm tree, causing a
painful contusion. Stolen items
include the victim's debit card,
cell phone, prescription glasses,
identification and $25 in cash.
The suspect described as 20 to
30 years old with a medium
build and light brown hair with.
his left eyebrow shaved in four
places ran east on 16th Avenue
North to 2nd Street. He was
wearing a light blue t-shirt and
jeans and appeared dirty and
disheveled, police said.

Louis Bernard Schulte, 27, a
transient, was arrested Aug. 26
and charged with grand theft in
the 2300 block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a police
report. Police said the arrest was
connected to the theft of a 15-
foot Hydra Sport boat valued at
$8,800 from Atlantic
Watersports. Several articles of
clothing were left behind in the
boat when it was found run
aground with the engine run-
ning in the marsh at Atlantic
Boulevard and the Intracoastal
Waterway. A security video
showed a suspect inquiring ear-
lier about leasing a boat but
being told by employees to
return the next day because it
was late and he appeared intox-
icated, police reported.

Utility theft was reported
Aug. 27 in the 200 block of 10th
Street North. Electric workers
told police that the meter seal
was broken and an unautho-
rized meter had been installed
in place of the original equip-
* *
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Aug. 27 in the
first block of 1st Street S. A blue
2001 Vespa scooter worth
$4,000 was stolen from in front
of the victim's apartment.

Petit theft was reported Aug.
27 in the 400 block of Marsh
Landing Parkway. Police said a

male suspect attempted to pur-
chase an Ipod from the elec-
tronics department at Target but
an employee forwarded the
transaction to the customer
service desk for credit card veri-
fication because the man was
acting strangely. The suspect
became frustrated and said he
no longer wanted to purchase
the $250 item which was
already placed in a bag. He
grabbed the bag with the rest of
his purchases from other stores
and left without paying for'the
merchandise. The suspect is
described as 25 years old, 6" tall,
wearing light colored shorts, a
black t-shirt with brown. l.air
and "scruffy looking," police

Attempted auto theft was
reported Aug. 27 in the 200
block of 6th Avenue N. The vic-
tim told police that an
unknown suspect attempted to
steal his work van by breaking
the steering column. Nothing
was missing from the vehicle.
* *
Residential burglary was
reported Aug. 27 in the 4000
block of Marsh Landing Blvd.
The victim returned home just
after 5 p.m. to find the resi-
dence ransacked, drawers pulled
out and her belongings strewn
about. A 52' plasma television,
two computers, $2,500 in cash
and $10,000 worth of jewelry
including diamond earrings, a
diamond bracelet and a 1.2

carat diamond ring were miss-
* *
Grand theft of a firearm was
reported Aug. 27 in the 1600
block of 6th Street S. A Smith &
Wesson .357 Magnum valued at
$500 was stolen from beneath a
mattress in the victim's home.
* *
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Aug. 27 in the
100 block of 7th Street S. A
green 2002 Dodge Ram valued
at $17,000 was stolen from out-
side the home of the victim's
girlfriend. The victim told
police he was inside when he
heard a noise near his truck. He
wedt outside to investigate and
observed a suspect in his vehi-
cle. Police said the victim told
the suspect to get out of his
truck but the man told him to
back off and drove away.

No new reports.

Grand theft of a firearm was
reported on Aug. 26 in the 1500
block of Richardson Lane,
according to a police report.

Burglary was reported on
Aug. 26 in the 900 block of
Ocean Boulevard, according to
a police report. The victim's cell
phone was stolen from her
vehicle, according to the report.
* *

Cecil Bass, 63, was arrested for
grand theft on Aug. 27 in the
400 block of Sargo Road in con-
nection with the theft of an
electric handicap shopping cart
from a store in the 900 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according to
a police report.

Komel Melczuszek, 27, was
arrested for aggravated battery
with a firearm or deadly device
on Aug. 27 in the 800 block of
Plaza Drive, according to a
police report.

Nicholas Thomas Anderson,
30, was arrested for fraudulent
use of personal identity infor-


James K. Sanford

James K. Sanford, 33 and
born December 21, 1973 in
Jacksonville, died in West
Palm Beach on August 25,
2007. Detective Sanford
served the St. Johns County
Sheriff's Office as a patrol man,
investigator and a member of
the S.W.A.T. team. He lived all
his years at the beach, graduat-
ing from Fletcher High School
in 1992. He was an avid fisher-
man who loved spending time
on the water. He was also
awarded with many honors in
his career including the
Combat Medal.
Sanford is preceded in death
by his father Charles T. Sanford
SHe is survived by his mother,
Hiroko Sanford; brother, Jeff
Sanford, Jeff's wife Kristina and
their children Gracie and Jack;
Grandmother, Chizu Kato;
uncle, Bobby Nakajima; close
cousin, Christina Nakajima;
and his girlfriend Nicolette
A visitation will be held from
3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at First
Baptist Church of Jacksonville
Beach, 324 5th St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Funeral
Services will be held at 10 a.m.,
Saturday, at the church.
Interment will follow at
Beaches Memorial Park.
Arrangements handled by
Beaches Chapel by I-ardage-
Giddens in Jacksonville Beach.

nation on Aug. 27 in the 400
block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report.
Police were dispatched in refer-
ence to two subjects looking
into vehicles. When police
arrived and asked the defendant
for identification, he handed
the officer a license which
belonged to someone else, the
report said. When the officer
inquired about it, the suspect
told him that-he had lost a lot of
weight, according to the report.
* *
Shawn Lizzmore, 31, was
arrested for obtaining property
or services for worthless checks
on A~ug, 27, according to a
police report.

Please be advised that
on September 10, 2007,
the office of the Clerk of
the Court currently
located at
120 6th Avenue N.,
Jacksonville Beach
will be relocated to
1543 Atlantic Blvd.,
Tradewinds Shopping
Center, Neptune Beach.


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First Baptist Church of Atlantic Beach finishes a week of Vacation Bible School at Family Fun Night on Sunday, August 19 with pre-
K children singing "I Believe" and using Sign Language skills.


Divorce Recovery Class
Christ the Redeemer Church will begin a
Divorce Recovery Class at 7 p.m. on
Wednesday, September 12. The class is
appropriate for those who are going
through a divorce as well as those who
have been divorced for several years.
Childcare will be provided and the class is
open to the public.
Christ the Redeemer is at 190 S. Roscoe
Blvd. in Ponte Vedra; call the church office
at 285-8009 for information.

Courtyard Concert
Christ Episcopal Church vocalist Walter
Hook will perform in a Courtyard Concert
following the 5:30 p.m. services on
Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9.
Christ Episcopal Church is at 400 San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra; call 285-6127 for

1st Friday Prayer & Praise
Calvary Anglican Church will have a
First Friday Prayer & Praise Service at 7 p.m.
on Friday, September 7. The community is
welcome to attend and be renewed with
worship, the Word, and healing prayer.
Rev. Larry McDonald from All Souls
Anglican Church will give the homily, and
worship will be led by Christian Jazz gui-
tarist John Piantidosi. Childcare will be
provided. The church address is 3044 San
Pablo Road, call 241-9400 for information.

Italian Dinner
An Italian Dinner with dancing and the
music of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin
will be held on Saturday, September 14 at
St. Paul by the Sea Episcopal Church.
Tickets are $25 and the proceeds will be
used for the senior youth group's mission
trip to Cuba.
The reservation deadline is September
12; call 249-4091. The church is at 5th St.
and Eleventh Ave. N. 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.

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

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

Remembrance Service
SA prayer service 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 for those who have lost a
child under any circumstance.
All are invited to come for healing,
prayer, witness talks, and music. For infor-
mation 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

Hebrew School
Beth El Beaches Synagogue is now
enrolling pre-K through 7th Grade students
for Hebrew School. Classes will be held on
Sunday mornings and Wednesday after-

Women's Connection Luncheon
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 Whimsy."
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 sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.

Art Exhibit
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 represent "old
time" hymns and the history and words of
each of the hymns are also on display.
"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

Bible Study
Bethlehem Lutheran Church is holding a
Bible Study titled "Myth or Faith, A Fresh
Look at Christian Doctrine" on the second
Tuesday of the inoith at 9 a.m. at Cinotti's
Bakery. All are welcome to attend and cof-
fee and pastries will be provided. Cinotti's
is at 1523 Penman Road in Jacksonville
Beach. For information contact the church
office at 249-5418.

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

Celebrate Recovery
A biblical based program for persons fac-
ing personal problems, meets every Friday
at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Beach
United Methodist Church, 3rd Street at 7th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach. The program
emphasizes that through worship and
same-gender small groups, people can work
on personal struggles such as eating disor-
ders, alcohol/drug abuse, and codependen-
cy. The evenings begin with dinner. Call

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August 31, 2007

Page 8A

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


August 31, 2007 SPORTS


Outlook is

different at

Nease and

Fletcher this

grid season

;^: strength of schedule" is a
term thrown about when
Trying to rank college
football teams, but it also
comes into play for high
schools as well.
This season, for example,
Fletcher High will take on 10
teams with a combined 2006
record of 57-52.
Of those, Bartram Trail is
probably the strongest, finish-
ing last year at 10-3. The
Senators will host the Bears on
Nov. 2, Week 10 of the season.
Nease High, on the other
hand, faces one of the tough-
est schedules in recent memo-
ry by playing 10 games :
against opponents that com-'
bined to go 79-39 last season.
The Panthers' slate is chock
full of teams that went deep
into the 2006 playoffs, includ-
ing district champions Citra
North Marion (10-4), Madison
County (10-3), Daytona
Mainland (13-1), and St.
Augustine (11-2).
While this can be consid-
ered another rebuilding year
at Fletcher the team will
employ a spread-style offense
hlf the time, and coaches are,
still evaluating the attributes
of three varsity quarterbacks
the Senators have enough
weapons to run roughshod
over opponents if things fall
into place.
But that's a big "if" given .
Fletcher's disappointing 3-7
campaign last year. Most of
the questions are on defense,
although that unit performed
better than expected in last
week's preseason Kickoff
Classic loss to Wolfson.
Fact is, with a slew of offen-
sive playmakers, a new
scheme designed to get the
ball into those players' hands
and a schedule loaded with
cupcakes like Paxon (3-7),
Stanton (3-7) and Wolfson (3-
8), the Senators should be able
to score points this season.
Whether that will translate
into victories remains to be
Expectations around th6
Neptune Beach school are not
for a deep postseason run,
merely an improvement over
last year's performance and
that seems clearly within
In Ponte Vedra, there is a
different set of expectations.
The Panthers won a state title
in 2005 and reached the Class
4A championship game again
last season, falling to Tampa
Plant 25-21 in a thriller.
Coach Craig Howard runs
his spread offense with the
stated goal of putting up 50
points a game. Opponents not
only have to figure out a way
to stop the Panthers, but must
hope to score each'time they
get the ball as well.
Nease is 27-3 over the past
two seasons but hasn't faced
the type of competition it will
see in 2007. The reason
Howard can take such risks
against big-time opponents is
because the Panthers are a vir-
tual lock to win their district
and make the playoffs.
While Nease won't receive
any extra credit for undertak-
ing a murderous schedule,
Howard's objective is to test
his team against the best out
there if only to see how it
measures up.
It's a testament to the confi-
dence Howard has in his team
that he would elect to endure
such a rigorous regular-season
slate knowing full well the
only payoff Panthers fans care
about is a deep run into the
postseason. Armed with offen-
sive firepower similar to recent
years and a stout defense, look
for Nease to be playing in

Volleyball begins season with a win

Fletcher players, including from left, Jordan Rix, Megan Arias, Sydney Rogers, Adrienne Winfree, Kelley Davis and Kelli Thurson (background).celebrate the team's
11-25, 25-17, 19-25, 25-21, 15-13 victory over Stanton Prep Tuesday night in the first volleyball match.of the season.

But elation is short-lived after -

straight game loss to Episcopal

The Fletcher High volleyball
team went from the elation of a
five-game win over Stanton
Prep Tuesday
night, to the ..,
Realization that
things won't
always go that
smoothly fol-
lowing Wednes-
day's loss to
Episcopal in .,.
three straight .
In their sea-
son debut, the
fought back
from a disas- The positi
trous 11-25
first game loss were that \
to the Blue there, workE
Devils and
evened things and came
by taking the the win.
second game
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"It was a
good come- Jani
back from the Fletcher voll
first game
where we didn't play up to our
potential," said Fletcher head
coach Janice Wish. "Winning
the second game was a big
Stanton rebounded for a 25-
19 win in the third game, but
Fletcher closed things out 25-21
in the fourth,: and 15-13 in the
fifth and deciding game of the
Outside hitter Jordan Rix led
the way with eight kills, while
teammate Megan Arias chipped

in with six.
Setter Kelli Thuison, one of
the team's co-captains, recorded
20 assists.
Wish said she was pleased
with the way her team regained
its focus to take
. the fourth and
fifth games.
."e \ W'drked
hard all summer
and we changed
our defense so
that's something
., everyone had to
adapt to," said
the coach. "The
tonight were
that we hung
in there,
ves tonight worked togeth-
er and came
we hung in awaywith the
ed together ,n.
away with ihlurson in the
middle, the
Senators have experienced
setter who is
ce Wish jble to keep
eyball coach her teammates
calm and pro-
vide the spark for rallies.
Following the final point
Tuesday, Senators players
exploded in celebration on the
'court, with embraces, high-fives
and smiles in abundance.
Unfortunately, that feeling
was short-lived with Wednesday
night's 20-25, 22-25, 24-26 loss
on the road at Episcopal.
Rix had six aces and 10 serv-
ice points and 10 kills for the
Senators, and Thurson added 20
assists as the team evened its

Senators return specialist Sydney Rogers gets low to return the ball against Stanton Prep
Tuesday night in Fletcher High's first wih of the season.

record at 1-1 on the young sea-
Even amid the jubilation of
Tuesday's win, Wish was able to
find areas the team will address
in practice.
"Too many errors," she said

when asked what she didn't like
about her team's performance.
"We were out of rotation, we
missed too many serves and
sometimes [the players] didn't
know when they were supposed
to be substituting in.

"Those are all things we'll
work on as the season progress-
es and hopefully get better at."
Fletcher is set to host Baker
County next Tuesday night
with the varsity match begin-
ning at 6:30 p.m.

Alexander regains form upon return to Jacksonville

If the bullpen is one of the problems
the Jacksonville Suns face in
the windup of the Southern
League season and playoffs,
one improvement has been
the rejuvenation of Mark
A year ago, the right-hander
who hails from
Independence, Missouri
(Harry Truman might have .
loved him!) was so effective as
a reliever he was recipient of
the Branch Rickey Minor
League Pitcher of the Year
Award. His future looked daz-
Last spring, the Dodgers
promoted Alexander to their
Triple-A ballclub in Las Vegas,
but the move didn't take. The
pitcher's brilliance of 2006 in
Jacksonville 0.96 ERA in 47
innings mainly as a closer
and 26 saves suddenly Mark A
looked like a mirage in the
Nevada desert.

Before the 51s' 2006 season had
ended, Alexander's short promotion to
Vegas resulted in a 2-1 record with a 3.14




ERA and one save,' a good record for a
youngster on the second-highest level of
baseball. It was almost a cinch that the
righty would open this year at Vegas and
continue to do good work,
but, strangely, it didn't turn
S out that way.
In 12 games, Alexander was
S. 0-0 with an eye-bulging 14.25
ERA and 19 walks against 14
So back to Jacksonville he
came, naturally with mixed
emotions. And also just as
naturally, Alexander was
welcomed by Suns president
Peter Bragan and manager
John Shoemaker with the
Proverbial open arms.
Shoemaker wasn't alarmed
that the man who once
S served as his bullpen ace
hadn't set the woods on fire
at the Triple-A level. The
S manager and pitching coach
Danny Darwin, now in his
second season with the Suns,
just went to work and gave
'xander Alexander both opportuni-
ties and mental boosts to
restore the pitcher's battery.
It wasn't difficult. The 26-year-old
from the Show Me State isn't doubtful

regarding his chores. He's smart enough
to know what he'd been doing different-
ly in Las Vegas.
"The atmosphere out here has a lot to
do with the kind of pitching Mark does,"
Shoemaker explains. "The ball doesn't
function as well as in this climate. Then,
too, I think he was losing his confidence
when things weren't going as they had
here. It's natural.
"Now he's back on track and pitching
as he did for us last year, and we sure can
use it now at this point of the season.
I'm confident now in our relievers."
Then, when it looked as though,
Alexander was through with shaky
innings, the pitcher gave the Suns some-
thing to remember him by. Against
Mississippi on Aug. 23, he suddenly
loaded the bases on two hits and a walk
with nobody out. It looked like another
game Jacksonville was throwing away.
Shoemaker looked on from the dugout
in horror and simply sighed.
But not to worry. Alexander the great
just buckled down and got out of trouble
by striking out the side. No sweat at'
least from the man on the mound. Mark
took some ribbing from his mates, espe-
cially his next locker neighbor and pal
Justin Orenduff, but the pitcher is used
to that. Alexander is a kidder himself
and knows the give-and-take amongst

teammates is a prime part of the game.
"You'll do anything to attract itten-
tion; won't you?" Suns teammates
Alexander is a sandy-haired, good-
natured young fellow who, like
Jonathan Meloan, also now in Vegas, has
a Huck Finn quality mischievous
expressions and twinkling eyes.
Suns who catch him, A.J. Ellis and
Alberto Concepcion, like Alexander's
attitude and his pitching. Backstops love
to work with talented pitchers who
know what they're doing on the hill.
"There's no doubt I got my confidence
again when I got back here," says
Alexander. "I won't say I was over-
whelmed at Triple-A, but the atmos-
phere there didn't help my kind of
pitching and I found myself aiming the
ball instead of rearing back and throw-
ing naturally. I guess I was trying too
hard to impress them.
"You've got to have confidence to
have control. That's what pitching takes.
If my slider isn't working, then I'm in
A very likeable lad is Huck Finn
Alexander, a pitcher of substance with
the added quality of moxie. Any hurler
who can calmly whiff three straight with
the bases loaded proves that. Alexander
says it's easy when you know how.

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 9A





Injuries avoided with proper tackling technique

Football is a dangerous
sport, and every parent's
worst nightmare is for
their child to suffer a severe
neck injury.
Catastrophic injuries such as
cervical spine fractures are
extremely uncommon,
although this very thing did
happen to a player in
Jacksonville just two,years ago,
leaving a young man para-
On the national level, in
2005 there were three cata-
strophic spinal injuries, all of
these occurring at the high
school level. Most commonly
this occurs to a defensive play-
er due to improper tackling
techniques, leading with the
head in a downward position,
instead of the recommended
head up position.
One of the best known
sports medicine physicians on
the national stage is Dr. James
Andrews in Birmingham,
Alabama. The Andrews
Institute for Orthopaedics &
Sports Medicine and the
National Athletic Trainers
Association (NATA) has funded
the distribution of a 14-minute
video, "Heads Up: Reducing

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the Risk of Head and Neck
Injuries in Football." This DVD
educates how athletes should
tackle in order to avoid con-
cussions, neck sprains and cat-
astrophic injuries such as
paralysis and quadriplegia.
Thousands of high schools
across the county, including
football coaches and athletic
directors, have received free
copies of the video to watch
with their players.
Participants in the video
include Tony Dungy, head
coach of the Indianapolis

Colts; Jerry Punch, MD, college
football commentator for ABC
Sports and ESPN; Grant Teaff,
executive director, American
Football Coaches Association,
Ron Courson, ATC, PT, director
of sports medicine at the
University of Georgia and
chairman of NATA.
Courson urges players,
coaches and parents to be
aware of the dangers of head-
down con-
tact and
which can
cause cer-
vical spine *
and head
injuries or *T rilS i
death. ry m
"Each 6 .0
time a
player ini- h-en
tiates con-
tact with
his head
down, he risks quadriplegia,
and every time a player initi-
ates contact head first, he
increases the risk of concus-
sion" notes Courson.
Continued education of the
athlete and coaches is impor-
tant. About 300,000 people a

year suffer a concussion during
sports or recreational activities,
and players must come out of
,the game even if they insist
they feel fine. Everyone
involved needs to realize that
concussions are brain injuries
and should be treated cautious-
Furthermore, if one suffers a
second concussion before the
brain recovers from the first,
the so
called "sec-
Swe ini an ond
with syn-
he r drome,"
ad brain
injury and
ti- even death
t h d i can occur.
sy Th r DVD
.h sizes cor-
rect tech-
niques when initiating contact
with an opponent.
"The best way is to keep
your head up. See what you hit
and hit with your shoulder,"
says Tony Dungy, who
emphasizes that "it really does-
n't matter what position you

play or where you are on the
field. The object of the colli-
sions is to deliver a blow and
come out of it in great shape."
Coaches should also encour-
age heads up ball carrying
when being tackled, instead of
trying to lower the head and
"run through" and opponent.
This can be a dangerous activi-
ty and can cause cervical spine
and cerebral injuries as well
The DVD was developed to
educate athletes playing under
NCAA and National Federation
of State High School
Association's updated rules
regarding head-first contact
known as spearing.
The NCAA rule states, "No
player shall use his helmet
(including the face mask) to
butt or ram an opponent or
attempt to punish him. No
player shall strike a runner
with the crown or the top of
his helmet in an attempt to
punish him."
The NFHS removed the word
"intentional" from its spearing
rule. Grant Teaff, executive
director of the American
Football Coaches Association,
stated that "the new rule was a
very important signal sent out
across the world of football

that we are now making sure
you understand that you tackle
with your eyes, so you are able
to see who you are attacking or
what you're tackling."
To stress the importance of
this issue, the Andrews
Institute encourages all athletic
trainers, coaches and officials
to obtain the video and share
it with their athletes.
Copies can be obtained to
share with youth, high school
and collegiate teams, as well as
representatives of major youth
sports organizations.
Additional information and a
link to the video is available at
headsup, where it may be
accessed for free.

This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, medi-
cine, and safety. It is not intend-
ed to serve as a replacement for
treatment by your regular doctor.
It is only designed to offer guide-
lines on the prevention, recogni-
tion, and care of injuries and ill-
ness. Specific concerns should be
discussed with your physician.
Mail your questions to Gregory
Smith, MD Sportsmedicine,
1250 S. 18th Street, Suite 204,
Ferandina Beach, FL 32034.


Fletcher High libero Kelley Davis bumps te ball for a teammate during Tuesday's regular-season
opener against Stanton Prep. The Senators won, but lost the next night at Episcopal.

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Babe Ruth Baseball
The Jacksonville Beach Babe
Ruth baseball league will con-
duct fall registration over the
next two weekends at
Seabreeze Elementary School
in Jax Beach. Times are 10
a.m until 2 p.m. on Saturdays
and 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on
Registration is for players
13 to 18 years old and fee is
$100. For more information
contact Ira Herb at 534-5729.

Beaches Extreme
Adventure Race
Performance Multisports will
present the Beach Extreme
Adventure Race (BEAR) on
Sunday, Sept. 2. Race begins

and ends at Hanna Park, with
start time scheduled for 8:30
This 9th annual event is a
team race combining varied ter-
rain in some of the First Coast's
most beautiful, natural ocean-
side settings. Teams will partici-
pate in mountain biking, off-
road running/trekking, open
water paddling, orienteering,
climbing, rope challenges and
various mystery events.
Two-person and four-person
teams compete together to com-
plete each segment of the course,
crossing the finish line as a
team. The BEAR has a 12-hour
time limit for finishing. An
awards party and pasta dinner
catered by Can'abba's Italian
Grill await all participants at
the race headquarters.
For more information or to
register for the BEAR, contact
Jakson Badenhoop via e-mail at
RD@PerformanceMulti- or by phone at
(904) 285-1552.

Bootcamp Class
A professional fitness
instructor will motivate, chal-
lenge and help those seeking a
fun, intense, full-body work-
First session is free of charge
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.
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.

Fitness Camps
Registration is now open for
Beach Girls Fitness, an out-
door fitness program for
women of all fitness levels.
The fitness camps involve
total body workouts designed
to help women lose weight,
gain energy, gain self esteem
and feel great.
Camps take place Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 5:45
a.m., 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m. at
various locations.
For more information
phone Pushpa Duncklee at
403-9568 or visit and register
online at

Jaguars Tickets
Jacksonville Jaguars single
game tickets are now on sale.
The tickets can be purchased
three different ways: By log-
ging on to 24
hours a day, by phoning 633-
2000 or 1-877-4-JAGS-TIX
(press 3), or at the Jacksonville
Municipal Stadium ticket
office located in the north
end of the stadium. 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 p.m.
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 p.m.
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
still available.
For more information, fans
can visit or
phone 633-2000 (press 2).

Beaches pilates classes 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 or phone

Jacksonville Juniors
Volleyball Association is hold-
ing a fall volleyball league for
kids ages 10-12 (in fourth
through sixth grades) from
5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sept.
10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26.

League for kids 13-17 will
take place from 7 p.m. until 9
p.m. on the same nights.
Cost is $99 per session, with
three sessions slated for Sept.
10, Oct. 1 and Oct. 22. Each
session has six practices.
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Page 10A


A quiz while we wait for Summer Beach Run

This year's Carrabba's
Summer Beach Run is a
long time coming. As I
mentioned in my last column,
due to a couple of unavoid-
able circumstances, the race is
scheduled for September 15th,
a good deal later than usual.
Fact is, you could almost call
it the Autumn Beach Run.
So while we are waiting
(and waiting and waiting) for
this Waiting For Godot Beach
Run let's have a bit of fun and
test our knowledge about this
very historic and storied race.
No cheating, please! Sure
the answers are at the bottom
of the page but let's keep it
clean and not peek. See how
many you can get right; those
with a perfect score will
receive a delicious free
Carrabba's meal and beer right
after the Beach Run.
1. The SBR has been run
how many times?
a) 35 b) 25 c) 49 d) 42
2. Three famous local high
school coaches, Chuck
McPhilomy, Ron Popell and
Larry Monts, created the
race. Which of them went
on to glory as coach of FJC
(later FCCJ)?
3. One of the biggest
changes the race has seen is
the people who run in it.
Today there are a lot more:

i ; : 1


a) Midgets b) Bandits c)
Women d) Quitters
4. Once the three coaches
stopped organizing the race
it was taken over by a local
club. Which one?
a) Jax Rowing Club b)
Beaches Aquatic Club c) Jax
Rugby Club d) 1st Baptist
Athletic Club

5. The race is now hosted
a) The Red Cross b) Jax
Track Club c) 1st Place Sports
d) MTV's Pants Off, Dance Off
6. The original 5-mile
course went from:
a) Mickler's Landing to Jax
Beach Lifeguard Tower b) The

Front view of a lateral lunge as performed by Jess Cassinari.

What do Dwayne "The
Rock" Johnson and
your Grandma have
in commQn? They both
should practice lunging and
squatting regularly.
Yes, you heard me right.
While The Rock performs
these exercises primarily to
increase his muscle mass, they
are just as important for your
Grandma (and you) to do.
You see, in
the fitness
world, the Rock
and your
Grandma aren't
very different
from each
other they're
merely on
opposite ends
of the training
spectrum in
terms of inten-
sity and ability
(unless, of
course, your LEAH FAE
Grandma can CONTR
bench press 335
Although they are efficient
at increasing muscle mass if
done in the right manner,
lunging and squatting are
much more important than
These two exercises allow us
to accomplish the majority of
tasks demanded of us
throughout the day, from get-
ting out of bed, to cleaning up
something spilled on the floor.
Keeping your body used to
doing lunges and squats will
keep back, hip and knee aches
and pains at bay, helping you
feel more energized and

active. It will also prevent big-
ger injury problems in the
Even elderly people and
people recovering from injury
should practice some kind of
squat and lunge in order to
improve their range of motion
and condition their joints. Of
course, that doesn't mean
they should be doing heavy
barbell squats, but even body-
weight squats and lunges can
have a signifi-
cant effect on
On the shal-
lower side,
lunges and
squats are some
of the most
IBUeffective exercis-
es in existence,
especially if they
S are combined
ii y th upper body
exercises into a
total body
COCHRAN movement.
faBUTOR Both exercises
work your
glutes and hamstrings, which
are three of your body's
biggest muscles. That means,
if they are working properly
they have the ability to signif-
icantly increase your metabo-
lism and change your body
Although most people are
familiar with basic squat and
lunge form, it's worth going
over again because doing
them wrong can put bad stress
on your joints. Once you've
got the basics down, be sure to
try some variations. Variations
keep things interesting and

Mayport Jetty to the Sea Turtle
Inn c) Hannah Park to the
Lifeguard Tower d) Jax Beach
Pier to Ponte Vedra Inn
7. The first winner of the
race was a Fletcher High
School runner, his name
a) Herb Taskett b) Del
Shannon c) Del Lewis d)
Mike Wachholz

8. In 1969, Ken Misner ran
the fastest time on the origi-
nal course. His record time
a) 24:44 b) 24:04 c) 25:10
d) 23:26
9. But was the course short
in 1969 because the tide was
so low and a certain well-
known portion of the course
at Atlantic Beach was eradi-
cated? What was the name
for this part of the course?
a) The eagle's wing b) The
dog leg c) Fat boy's bulge d)
The elongator
10. 1979 was the year of
the SBR Steeplechase as run-
ners had to hurdle obstacles
in their way. These hurdles
a) Panhandlers hitting spec-
tators up for money b)
Whales that had died of dis-
ease and floated onto the
beach c) Large pipes from a
beach renourishment project


integrate other muscles into
the movement in order to
keep you strong in many.
planes of motion.
Start with your legs shoul-
der-width apart and your feet
turned slightly out. Squat
down making sure your
weight stays through your
heels. If performed properly,
your upper body should stay
straight up and your knees

d) Half-naked women in
Brazilian thong bathing suits
(later made illegal. The suits,
not the women)
11. The race saw its biggest
field of 2,649 runners in this
year. It was?
a)1983 b)1999 c) 2002 d)
12. The race's course
changed from being a point-
to-point to an out-and-back
in this year:
a)1985 b)1989 c)1994 d)

13. The first time women
ran in the race (there were
two of them) was in 1968.
The winning time of the first
female champion was 44:18.
Her name was?
a) Grete Waltz b) Patt Sher
c) Glenna Mackey d) Rosie
14. The main complaint
about the SBR is?
a) Noisy pelicans b) You
can see the end but it never
gets any closer c) The heat d)
The anti-thong ordinance
15. One of the biggest
changes made to the race
was the starting time. It used
to begin when?
a) 6 a.m. b) 6 p.m. c) 1 or
2 p.m. d) When Lamar
Strother said so

shouldn't go past your toes.
If you have trouble getting
into this position, hold onto a front of you and
squat down, using your arms
as a counterbalance until you
are flexible enough to move to
the floor squat.
Here are some other squats
to try:
Sumo squat: Spread your
feet out much wider than
shoulder width and turn our
toes out as far as they can go.
Hold the weight between your
legs and squat down, again
putting your weight through
your heels and keeping your
chest up. This move integrates
the muscles on the inside of
your leg.
Front-weighted squat: Do a
squat holding a dumbbell,
medicine ball or barbell at
your chest. This forces you to
keep your chest up.and also
activates your core to keep
you from falling forward.

Start with your legs far
apart, one in front of the
other, with your hips facing
forward. Lower yourself down
until both of your legs form a
90-degree angle. Pull through
the heel of your front foot to
come back up, without lean-
ing your body forward. It
should be more of an up-and-
down motion than a forward
Lateral lunge: Start with a
stance wider than shoulder-
width. Bend one leg and put
all of your weight to one side,
while stabilizing with the
other leg and keeping your
Feet and hips pointed straight
ahead. This move recruits your
outer hips and upper glute
muscles and can also be front
Try combining these exercis-

Side view of a regular lunge. Squats and lunges can form the core
of a basic workout routine, and variations keep things interesting.

16. The last (and only)
time the race has taken
place so late in the year was
a) Tom Skordas was still
compiling the previous year's
results b) Runners were still
finishing the Winter Beach
Run c) A hurricane caused a
postponement d) Thong
swimsuit ban went into effect
causing race officials to
respectfully postpone the

Answers: 1. d) 42 2. Larry
Months 3. c) Women 4. c) Jax
Rugby Club 5. b) Jax Track
Club 6. c) Hannah Park to the
Lifeguard Tower in Jax Beach
7. c) Del Lewis 8.23:26 9.
Dog leg 10. c) Large pipes
from a beach renourishment
project 11. b) 1983 12. c)
1994 13. c) Glenna Mackey
14. c) The heat 15. c) 1 or 2
p.m. 16. c) Hurricane caused
a postponement (but race offi-
cials are still smarting from
the thong ban)
I thought that was a pretty
easy quiz. Of course it might
have been harder if I didn't
have the answers right in
front of me.
Even if you didn't fare so
well with your answers the
good news is that you can still
cash in on the free Carrabba's
dinner offer just by signing up

es with upper body exercises
for a quick,, efficient workout.
For example a basic squat gets
a lot more accomplished with
a bicep curl to overhead press
added to the top of it.
Another idea is to add a
twist to your lunge. While you
are lowering yourself down,
twist your arms and shoulders
over your front leg for an
exercise that hits legs and core
in one movement.

Leah Fae Cochran is a certi-
fied personal trainer through the
National Academy of Sports
Medicine and holds a journalism
degree from the University of
Florida. Feel free to call (352)
494-9112 with any questions.


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YouThbe puts 4-year-old skateboarder in spotlight

Skateboarders tapped their
boards in applause for
Patterson Mohrman last
Saturday as the 4-year-old
dropped in on an 8-foot ramp
at Skatelab skate park in
Atlantic Beach. Mohrman did-
n't win the DC Shoes Back-To-
School-Jam, or even place
among the top finishers in the
10-and-under age division. But
his level of skateboarding for
his age is receiving national
attention ever since footage on, a video sharing
website, was recently picked
up by the Associated Press.
"He can drop in on an 8-
foot ramp and apparently that
is pretty rare for someone his
age," said his mom, Colleen
Mohrman. "His skateboard
instructor made the video, put
it on YouTube and then it was
on MSNBC news. I've also
gotten calls from "Live with
Regis and Kelly," and "The
Ellen Degeneres Show."
Patterson received his first
skateboard as an Easter pres-
ent last spring and started pri-
vate lessons twice a week with
local skateboard instructor
Gus Cooper at Skatelab.
Cooper said he has videos of
lots of local skaters on
YouTube, but Patterson stands
out because he's only four.
"The fact that he can even
drop in or do legit tricks at all
is amazing," said Cooper, 22.
"I've taught kids that young
and it's usually hard for them
to concentrate; they just don't
have the attention span. But
Patterson concentrates really
Patterson's parents, Colleen

to preschool from 9 a.m. to
noon at First Baptist Weekday
Ministry in Jacksonville Beach.
"He is obsessed with skat-
ing," Colleen said. "It's all he
wants to do. He likes to fall
asleep to skateboarding videos
and when he's not riding

Four-year-old Patterson Mohrman participates in last week's Dc Shoes Back-To-School-Jam at
Skatelab in Atlantic Beach. Mohrman is garnering national attention for his skateboarding ability.

and Brett Mohrman of
Neptune Beach, don't skate-
board. They signed their son
up for lessons at Skatelab
because they didn't want him
to get hurt. He became inter-
ested in the sport after watch-
ing the MTV show, "Rob &
Big," about the adventures of
professional skater Rob
Dyrdek and his bodyguard,
"Big Black."
"I like dropping the ramp,"
Patterson said.
Patterson can drop in on

Patterson Mohrman in action at Skatelab last Saturday.

ramps [a move in which the
skateboard, including all four
wheels, is over edge of the
ramp and skater tilts forward
to skate down the ramp] and
do rock 'n
rolls [lifting up
front wheels
over the lip of
the ramp and
then going
back down
"His tricks
are limited
because he's so
small he does-
n't have that
much control '
over the
board; but
most kids his
age can barely
even ride a
Cooper said.
"He's really
quiet and Su
When I go
through the
motions I can
tell he is really See live sur
concentrating. e e
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that, he's just
a good kid."
Cooper said he is always
making videos for skaters to
show their tricks and skills so
they can seek out sponsor-
.ships. Patterson is sponsored
by Sunrise Surf Shop in
Jacksonville Beach but he did-

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n't need the footage to get
noticed locally.
"Basically they give him T-
shirts, help out with the cost
of boards and give us a team
Colleen said.
"Every time
we [went] into
the shop he
would grab a
\ board and
skate and they
They asked us
if they could
sponsor him
and we were
like, 'sure.'"
.Over the
Patterson and
his mom spent
6-8 hours a
day at Skatelab.
Colleen said
her flexible
schedule as a
realtor and the
i iA fact that he is
ire *her only child
allows her to
:am video at spend that kind of time at the

park. The.
Mohrmans also took Patterson
to see skateboarding legend
Tony Hawk skate at Kona
Skate Park's 30th anniversary
party in July.
Now at the ripe old age of 4
and a half, he won't turn 5
until March, Patterson is back

skateboards he's playing with
his Tech Decks [mini finger-
board skateboards]. As long as
he's having fun we'll keep
bringing him to skate."
To view Patterson's video,
visit and
search Patterson Mohrman.

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* Arts
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* Music
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August 31, 2007

. 2007-08 Beaches-area fine arts schedules

Music in the Courtyard
Shoofly, a Beaches band
featuring Americana music
performs today at Music in
the Courtyard in Neptune
Beach. The free event kicks
off at 7 p.m. at 200 First St.
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe
serves premium wines by
the glass and bottled beers,
in addition to desserts, cof-
fee and foods. The event is
sponsored by The Shoppes
at 200 First Street. For infor-
mation, call 249-2922.

Putting Championship
Qualifying for the World
Golf Hall of Fame's fourth
annual Putting
Championship is Sept. 1-2.
Finals will be held Sept. 8.
The event offers participants
an opportunity to win thou-
sands of dollars in prizes.
Competitors should register
in advance; day-of registra-
tion will be subject to avail-
ability. Information and reg-
istration forms are available
by calling 904-940-4034 or

Environmental Science
The Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve is running
two programs that introduce
participants to the impor-
tance of prescribed burns.
Participants observe recently
burned areas to record
changes to the habitat. Both
programs, "Become an
Environmental Biologist" for
adults and "Become a Junior
Environmental Biologist,"
meet monthly on Sundays.
The kids level series is suit-
able for ages 12 and up.
Each program is free and
held at the GTM Research
Reserve Environmental
Education Center. For infor-
mation, call 904-823-4500.

St. Augustine's 442nd
St. Augustine's 442nd
birthday will be celebrated
through Sept. 2. On Friday,
the Plaza de la Constitucion
presents a variety of-16th
century entertainers. The
birthday celebration contin-
ues Saturday with a reenact-
ment of the landing by the
city's founder, Don Pedro
Menendez de Aviles, at the
Mission of Nombre de Dios.
At 12 p.m., at the Special
Events Field on Castillo
Drive, an, authentic Culinary
Timeline Cooking Contest
will be held. The Colonial
Spanish Quarter will offer
free admission all day. The
celebration continues into
the evening at Plaza de la
Constitucion for a free con-
cert and the season's final
Changing of the Guard cere-
mony at 7 p.m. in front of
Government House. For
information, call 904-825-

Kayak the Guana
Friends of Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR), in partnership
with Ripple Effect Ecotours,
offers four kayak tours of
Lake Guana in September.
Stable double kayaks will be
used. Cost for a tour is $45
per person; the tours are
appropriate for ages 15 and
up. Reservations must be
made in advance. Call
Ripple Effect Ecotours at
904-347-1565 to reserve a
seat. For information, go to
m. The tours, all of which
run from 9-11 a.m., will be
held Sept. 1, Sept. 2, Sept. 15
and Sept. 16.

Movies at Beaches
Branch Library
The Beaches Branch
Library, 600 N. 3rd St.,
Neptune Beach, offers a
series of movies in .
September and October.
The series begins with
"Raiders of the Lost Ark"
Sept. 1, followed by a
book/film discussion on
"The Notebook" Sept. 5.
Also on the September cal-
ender are "The Queen" Sept.
8, "The Pursuit of
Happyness" Sept. 22 and
"Happy Feet" Sept. 29. from
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19-21.
For more information, call

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Romantic musical by Neil Simon

"A Party To Murder" Oct. 26-Nov. 10
Mystery by Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes

"An O. Henry Christmas" Dec. 7-16

"The Ride Down Mount Morgan"
Jan. 4-19 Drama by Arthur Miller

"Ladies At The Alamo"- March 14-29
Comedy by Paul Zindel

"She's Wonderful" April 26-27
Drama by Ruth Coe Chambers

"To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday"
May 9-24
Family comedy drama by Michael.Brady

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The American Brass Quintet 7:30 p.m. Friday. Sept. 21
Performing brass chamber music for 43 years
Visual artist: Trjci iNims-.ones

Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Five-time Grammy Award-w\inning vibraphonist and pianist
Visual artist: Vinne Dolan

Trio Virtuosi 5 p.m.. Sunday, Nov. 4
Flutist Eugenia Zukerman. violinist Gary Levinson, pianist Adam
Neiman Visual artist: Keith Doles

Maxim Anikushin 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30
luilllard-trained pianist and Moscowv native
Visual artist: Cookie Da\is

"Cabaret"- Sept. 14-29
Twvo-time Tony Award-winning musical

"It's A Wonderful Life" Nov. 30-Dec. 15
Comedy-drama based on classic Capra film

"Julius X" Feb. 1-16
Julius Caesar meets Malcolm X by AJ Letson Jr.

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Auditions for
the Beaches
Sept. 8, at.
East Coast
Ballet in
Beach. Call
for more

"The Night of the Iguana"- April 4-19
Funny and heartbreaking Tennessee Willia;

"The Underpants" May 2-17
Steve Martin comedy based on 1911 Germ

"The All Night Strut"- June 13-28
1930s and '40s musical revue by Fran Char

amphitheatre euent Sunday

The newly remodeled St.
Augustine Amphitheatre
celebrates its grand opening
this weekend with a free
showing of "Casablanca"
tonight and a one-day
music festival Sunday.
Doors open at noon
Sunday for the Blackwater
Sol Revue, featuring per-
formances by JJ Grey &
Mofro, Los Lobos, Tony Joe
White, The Lee Boys and
the Legendary JC's. The
music starts at 1 p.m.
Tickets are $40, or $45 on
Sunday, and are available
through Ticketmaster or
Tonight's Night Owl
Cinema features the 1942
classic starring Humphrey
Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
and the movie starts at 8.
Food from various local
restaurants will be available
for purchase. Alcoholic bev-
erages will be available at
most events at the
amphitheater. No outside
food or drinks are allowed,
nor are chairs or coolers.
Free movies follow twice
monthly at 8 p.m. on
Friday. Upcoming are "E.T.
The Extra Terrestrial" on

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JJ Grey & Mofro headline
the Blackwater Sol Revue.
Sept. 14, "The Sand Lot" on
Sept. 28 and "Jurassic Park"
on Oct. 12.
The amphitheater, on
Anastasia Island off State
Road A1A, went through a
multiyear, multimillion dol-
lar renovation.
The community has got-
ten a look at the new venue
during a few, mostly private
events this month, but
Sunday is the official open-
The venue opened in

1965 with the premier of
"Cross and Sword," a the-
atrical rendition of the
founding of St. Augustine.
The play was offered for
10 weeks every summer in
the 2,000-seat amphitheater.
The Florida Legislature des-
ignated "Cross and Sword"
the official state play in
The aging structure, how-
ever, fell into disrepair, and
"Cross and Sword" closed
after its 1996 season.
To get to the amphithe-
ater from the Beaches, take
State Road A1A south into
St. Augustine and across the
temporary Bridge of Lions
to Anastasia Island.
Continue south on A1A and
look for "Event Parking"
Onsite parking is limited,
and shuttle buses will be
provided to and from satel-
lite parking spots.
Sunday's music festival
features the following per-
With gritty funk, juke
joint romps, country soul
and blistering rock, Mofro
occupies a dynamic place in

See MOFRO, B-2

R. Carlos Nakai and Udi Bar-David -
3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6
Native American flutist and Jewish first chair cellist
Visual artist: Leigh Murphy

John Scott 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. at St. John's
Cathedral, Jacksonville English organist
Visual artist: Amandine Benomar

Tomaseen Foley 7:30 p.m. Friday. March 14
Master Irish storyteller with Celtic musicians, Irish dancer
Visual artist: Yvonne Lozano

Chanticleer 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Jacoby
Symphony Hall. Jacksonville
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Jax symphony names

new assoc. conductor

Morihiko Nakahara is the
new associate conductor for
the Jacksonville Symphony
Nakahara makes his debut
when he leads the "Barbeque
of Seville" on Oct. 24.
"I am delighted to welcome
Morihiko to the Jacksonville
Symphony family," said JSO
music director and principal
conductor Fabio Mechetti.
"He is one of the most gift-
ed, devoted and creative,
young conductors I have
known and I am sure he will
bring a lot of enthusiasm and

great music-making to
"One of the true rewards of
a staff conductor position like
this is a wide variety of reper-
toire and concert settings,
from Bach to the Beach Boys
and everything in between,"
said Nakahara, who recently
completed a six-year tenure as
music director and conductor
of the Holland Symphony
Orchestra in Michigan.
He succeeds Michael
Butterman, now with the
Boulder Philharmonic and
Shreveport Symphony

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Cont. from B-1
the music world, with JJ
Grey showing his connectivi-
ty to his roots outside of St.
Los Lobos, a triple-
Grammy winning group out
of East L.A., moved from its
start interpreting Mexican
folk music, now offering a
diverse repertoire drawn
from rock, country, blue,
folk, R&B, Americana and
traditional Spanish and Latin
American idioms.
Tony Joe White's 1969
hit "Polk Salad Annie" was
followed quickly with "Rainy
Night in Georgia." He toured
in the '70s and '80s in sup-

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"Smokey Joe's Cafe" caps its run Sunday at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m. for evening
shows. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Noon matinee Sunday. Admission from $39 to $46 for dinner and show. Call 641-1212.


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 infor-

--for a limited three-day run
of "The Music Man" with the
Jacksonville Symphony are
held from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday,
Sept. 10 at the theatre, 12000
Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville.
Non-union actors may audi-
tion with a brief musical num-
ber. Rehearsal begins Nov. 5.
Performance dates are Nov. 15-
17. Call 642-9307 for informa-

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 infor-
mation, call ABET at 249-7177.
The. theatre is at 716 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach.

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.


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 activities 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.
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-

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.

The St. Augustine Children's
Chorus, sponsored by the St.
Augustine Community Chorus,
is open 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, 904-471-7033 or
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 program
costs $50 for a twosome or $80
for a family. There will be
monthly family-style tourna-
ments that bring added value.
For information on Family Fun
Day, call 904-940-6088 or visit

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this summer at Happy Acres Ranch. The girls took part in their first horse show and each came
home with two ribbons.

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
visit www.strollerjizewith-
My Gym will hold an open
house from 1-4:30 p.m. Sept.
30. There will be games, puppet
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 shopping center
at San Pablo and Beach
Boulevard, for two years. My
Gym itself has been around for
25 years. For information about
the free open house, call My
Gym director Spring Reifer at
223-4966. For information
about My Gym, visit
Seaside Playgarden puppet
shows are held at 4 p.m. the
first Thursday of each month at
the Seaside Playgarden, a
Waldorf Initiative, 223 8th Ave.
S., Jacksonville Beach. The pup-
pet shows, which are appropri-
ate for children ages 2-9, are
free to the public. For informa-
tion on Waldorf education at
Seaside Playgarden, visit jaxwal- or call 247-1314.

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Rooted in gospel, the
sacred steel style of the Lee
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jazz, rock and funk. The cen-
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music is the pedal steel gui-
Legendary JC's are on the
rise with hints of Sam
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T wo-dimensional art will
be featured at the
Museum of
Contemporary Art in
Jacksonville and in the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra beginning in
JMOCA will open five exhi-
bitions in one exciting
evening onThursday, Sept. 15.
A reception will be held from
7 to 10 p.m.
These exhibitions will con-
sist of sculptures, installa-
tions, wood and fiber glass
objects and silverpoint paint-
ings. The two-dimensional
works were created from a
variety of materials by five
different artists.
Enjoy the originality of
these multi-talented artists
beginning Sept. 15. Titles of
the exhibition are "Essence
and Materials works by
Minora Ohira;" "Sculptures"
- by Duncan Johnson;
"Raddle Cross & Dowsing" -
installations by Martha
Whittington; "Coherent
Structures" Recent
Silverpoint Paintings by Carol
Pruss; and "Valuistics: The
Making Of" and Installations
by James Greene.
Members may attend free
of charge. The cost is $30 for
non-members. For member-
ship details, call 366-6911,
ext. 208.
JMOCA is at 333 Laura St.,
The Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra will open an
exhibit of two- dimensional
works by blacksmith artist
David Ponsler on Friday, Sept.
A reception will be held
from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Ponsler
creates and designs his two-
dimensional iron sculptures
in many sizes and a variety of
This rare art from can be
functional as well as
decorative. The exhibit will be
at the Center through Oct.
13. Fall classes and workshops
begin the week of Sept. 10.
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Lecture Series are available.
The Center hosted a recep-
tion and lecture last week in
honor of Arkady Shpetny, an
official of Gazprom Bank, the
financial arm of Gazprom,
the Russian oil conglomerate.
Shpetny is a former
University professor and KGB
This highly intelligent,
multi-lingual Russian gentle-
man and his wife mingled
with friends of the Cultural
Center before presenting a
lecture of Russia Today.
Sharing our artistic cultures
resulted in a most welcome
comraderie. The Center is at
50 Executive Way, Ponte
Vedra Beach.
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First Street Gallery opens its
"Fabulous Fiber" next week
with a reception from 7 to 9
p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7. This
group show will feature
quilts, purses, soft sculptures,
apparel, jewelry and fiber wall
All artists in this show are
from the Jacksonville and
Fernandina Beach area. First
Street Gallery is at 216-B First
Street, Neptune Beach. Call

University Gallery at the
University of North Florida
will open a new exhibit,
"Those Things Similar,"
works by Louise Freshman
3ron n, on Friday, Sept. 7,

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A group exhibition by First Street Gallery fiber artists opens Tuesday. Works by Barbara Wroten, Pat Livesay, Cheryl Wencel, Nancy
Devereux, Leni Mittelacher, Betty Francis, Sara Barnhill, Diane Hamburg, Melinda Bradshaw, Margot Miller, Katie Schwartz, Lynette
Holmes and Caroline Daley are featured. An opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. For more information,
call 241-6928.

with a reception from 6 to 8
The works.are mixed medi-
um photo-collages. Brown
has exhibited her works and
given lectures nationally arid
internationally for more than
25 years. She will give a
gallery lecture on Thursday,
Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Brown became the first
member of UNF's art and
design faculty to receive the
school's Distinguished
Professor Award. The exhibit
will be at the gallery through
Oct.18. Call 620-2534 for
* *

On Wednesday, Sept. 19,
and Thursday, Sept. 20, the
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens will present their
"Especially for Seniors Talks
and Tea" at 1:30 p.m.
The subject will be "Oh Say,
Can You See: American Art
from the West Foundation
Collection." Seating is limit-
ed, and pre-registration is
. Gallery talks are followed
by refreshments. Members
and non-members fee is $5.
Call 355-0630.
* *
The Neptune Art Group
announced its next meeting

will Sle held at 3 p.m. Sept. 8
at the Custom Frame Gallery.
Elections will take place at
that time. The gallery is at
1250 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach.
Mark you calendar for the
next Beaches Gallery Tour
on Saturday, Sept. 15. The
event will be held from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Galleries on tour are Chao
Framing, J. Johnson Gallery,
Beaches Art and Frame
Gallery, Eclectic Gallery,
Hampton Gallery,. Stellers
Gallery at Ponte Vedra and
the Cultural Center at Ponte

* *
The J. Johnson Gallery will
open a new exhibit of photo-
graphs by Mikhall
Bryshnikov on,Friday, Sept.
14, with a reception from 6
to 8 p.m.
Unlike previous openings,
this reception requires a $75
donation to attend. The fee
will benefit the Nature
.Conservancy's Florida
The J. Johnson Gallery is at
177 4th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 475-1200.
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An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan) is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer in the sus-
pense thriller "I Know Who Killed Me." The film also stars Neal McDonough and Julia Ormond.

Fantasy must be high on list of 'Stardust' fans


1. Wild Hogs starring John Travolta (Touchstone) Rated: PG-13
2. Hot Fuzz Simon Pegg (Universal) R
3. Disturbia David Morse (Paramount) PG-13
4. 300 Gerard Butler (Warner) R
5. The Number 23 Jim Carrey (New Line) R
6. Premonition Sandra Bullock (Sony) PG-13
7. Zodiac Jake Gyllenhaal (Paramount) R
8. Firehouse Dog Josh Hutcherson (20th Century Fox) PG
9. Pathfinder Jay Tavare (20th Century Fox) R
10. The Last Mimzy Chris O'Neil (New Line) PG

To many teenage girls, Neil
Gaiman and Charles Vess are
familiar names.
Some might .describe their
"graphic novels" as just a
step away from the sappy
pulp romance paperbacks
that sell in the millions -
though others would call the
storytelling inspired.
Whatever your opinion,
,you'll need to like fantasies
such as "The Princess Bride"
to enjoy "Stardust." With its
PG-13 rating, it's aimed at
youth and it's filled with
imaginative imagery.
It begins with scenes about
an English wall. It divides
the magical land of
Stormhold from England,
and the sole way in is guard-
ed by a crotchety constable.

Charlie Cox knows little
about the wall or his con- -
nection with it as a babe in
arms. He only knows he
loves a local lass who's indif-
ferent to his charms. She's
planning to marry a sophis-
ticate in just a week, and
Cox isn't it. She is, however,
a flirt, and when a shooting.
star falls on the Stormhold
side of the wall. he extracts a
promise. If he fetches it, will
she marry him instead? The
answer is yes, and the quest
After crossing the mystical
wall, Cox becomes embroiled
in an unending series of
dangers. Initially, he finds
the shooting star, despite its
gigantic crater, is really
Claire Danes. Somehow it's
Cox's fault she's been
pulled from the firmament
and has fallen to Earth. From

the moment of arrival, she's
stalked by danger. It seems
Michelle Pfeiffer, as one of
Stormhold's three witches
knows if she cuts Pfeiffer's
heart out, both she and her
sisters can regain their lost
youth. Pfeiffer immediately
begins a pursuit. Then Mark
Strong, the heir to
Stormhold's throne, begins
seeking the fallen star.
There's a legendary necklace
she supposedly possesses
that's needed to.ensure his
throne. For the villains, it's
both a quest and a chase!
It's here something really
strange occurs. Robert
DeNiro turns up as a pirate
in an airship designed to
bottle lightning. Though he
becomes Cox's friend, he has
the habit of cross-dressing. It
has little to do with the two-
hour story but provides


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Death Sentence. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 3:40, 7:40,
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Halloween. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:05, 12:45, 2:55,
3:45, 5:25, 7:25, 7:55, 9:55,

Balls of Fury. Rated PG13.
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Illegal Tender. Rated R. Fri.-
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7:35, 10:05.

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Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 2:50, 5:15,
7:45, 10:10.
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Thurs., 12:35, 4:35, 6:40, 7:50,.
9:55, 10:30.

Rush Hour 3. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:30, 7:15,

Stardust. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:30, 4:05, 6:50.

Becoming Jane. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:10.
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The Bourne Ultimatum.
Rated. PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 11:55
a.m., 4:20, 6:55, 9:45;
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Underdog. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:55, 3:50.

The Simpsons Movie. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:05, 5:00,
8:00, 10:40.

Hairspray. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:15, 4:15, 7:00.
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Interview. Rated R.
Thurs., 12:25, 2:35, 4:45,

Transformers. Rated I
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comic relief. Few but DeNiro 399
could bring such a question- .. of'.
able role to life.
Further details would only -
spoil this flick's enjoyment.
Be aware, though, Cox's per- -
formance and that of Ms.
Danes are barely acceptable.
Surprisingly, these two veter- F*
ans lack the fire necessary to.
light the screen. Perhaps it's
director Matthew Vaughn
who so decreed as he also
helped write the screenplay
with Jane Goldman (no
apparent credits).
"Stardust" is in no way a
waste of time. Just remem-
ber, fantasy must be high on
your movie list!

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200 1st Street N., Jacksonville Beach. The show was originally
scheduled at Plush. Tickets purchased for that show will be hon-
ored at the door. Admission is $30. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 246-
BIRD for information.

The multi-artist event featuring JJ Grey & Mofro, The Lee Boys,
Willie Green, Will Conner, The Legendary JC's and Los Lobos cel-
ebrates the grand opening of the St. Augustine Ampitheatre at 2
p.m. Sunday, 1340 A1A, St. Augustine. Tickets are 440 in advance,
$5 at the gate. Doors open at 1 p.m. Call 471-1965 for informa-

Posion and Ratt reunite for the 2007 Poison'd Tour at 8 p.m.
Sunday at the Jacksonville Veteran's Memorial Arena in the
downtown Sports Complex. Tickets are available through
TicketMaster at 353-3309.

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Jacksonville Beach. The band blends progressive rock, reggae and electronic. Call 246-BIRD for ticket details.

Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 280-

The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-

Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach *
246-9874. DJs and female
impersonators weekly.
* *
Brix Taphouse, 300,;i2nd
Street N., Jacksonville Beach "

Bukkets Oceanfront, 222
N. Oceanfront., Jacksonville
Beach 246-7701.
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Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach 241-
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Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940.

Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour
Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach *

Cliff's at the Beach, Riptide
will be performing August 31.
Karaoke on August 1. 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune

Culhane's Irish Pub,
Football Season Kicks Off at
Culhane's on September 1,
live college & Jaguar football
games .at bar. Drink and food
specials available. 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
* 249-9595.

Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st
Street North, Jacksonville
Beach 241-3138.

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub
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Jacksonville Beach 242-

Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st
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Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.

Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
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Homestead Restaurant,
1712 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach 249-9660.
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Landshark Cafe, 1013
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
*-. 246-6024.

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

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

Max's Restaurant, 1312
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach 247-6820.
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Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville
Beach 246-1070.

Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
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Ocean 60 Restaurant and
Wine Bar, 60 Ocean
Boulevard, Atlantic Beach *

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

The Ritz, 139 3rd Ave., ax
Beach, 246-2255.
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Shelby's Coffee Shoppe,
200 1st Street, Neptune Beach
* 249-2922.
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Spare Time Tavern and
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Grange track record due to winemaker grooming

Peter Gago shoulders a
heavy responsibility.
He's the current wine-
maker behind the legendary
Grange, a handful of interna-
tional wines so exalted that it
belongs in a museum. Since
the wine was first bottled in
the 1950s, Grange has mirac-
ulously lived up to a reputa-
tion that has eluded even
first-growth Bordeaux. The
reason for such a iconic track
record is the careful groom-
ing of each winemaker who is
slowly introduced to the
He isn't given a chance to
experiment. "We don't
change style, we optimize
each vintage," he said during
a recent wine dinner spon-
sored by Bay Ridge Wine &
Spirits and Sam's Waterfront
Grange may be Penfolds
most famous wine, but it cer-
tainly isn't its only premium
wine. A great fan of this
Australian producer, we regu-
larly track its bevy of luxuri-
ous shiraz and cabernet
sauvignon. Even if you can-
not afford $280 for a bottle
of Grange, there are several
substitutes to consider.
Mr. Gago said "Grange is
just the carrot" to introduce
consumers to other wines.

Friday, Aug. 31
FRA Cooks: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts a
"Pizza/Calzone" dinner from 5-
8 p.m. at the Branch Home, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach.
Carry-out orders are accepted.
The public is always invited. For
information, call 246-6855.
Junior Players
Championship: The Junior
Players Championship, under
the aegis of the PGA Tour and
American Junior Golf
Association, will be played
Friday through Sunday on The
Players Stadium Course. The
invitation-only event brings 78
of the world's top junior boys to
TPC Sawgrass. The 54-hole,
stroke-play tournament features
boys ages 12-18 competing on
the annual host course for The
Players Championship.

Saturday, Sept. 1
Bake Sale: A bake sale bene-
fiting the Donna Hicken
Foundation begins at 10 a.m. at
Shore Things, North Beach
Center, 725-4 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. No time has
been set for the conclusion of
the sale. For information, call
Creature Feature: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research :Reserve
offers live estuary animal inter-
action sessions every Saturday
at 11 a.m. in the Research
Reserve's Environmental
Education Center. The GTMRR
Environmental Education
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road. Entry fee is $2 for adults
and $1 for children ages 10-17;
children under 10 are free. For
information, call the Research
Reserve at 904-823-4500.
FRA Tacos: The Ladies
Auxiliary of FRA Unit 290 will
hold a taco dinner from 3-7
p.m. at the Branch Home, 390
Mayport Road. Take-out orders
are welcome, and the event is
open to the public. Call 246-
6855 for information.
Healthy Back: Healthy back
yoga classes are offered from 9-

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Perhaps he meant "carat."
We tasted several vintages
of Penfolds Bin 707
Cabernet Sauvignon and
were blown away by their
depth. We doubt that most
wine consumers think of
Australian for its long-lived
cabernet sauvignons, but the
1990 still had life on it.
The 2002 Penfolds St.
Henri Shiraz ($35) had great
power for the price, yet
oodles of unadulterated fruit,
balance and silky tannins.
Mr. Pago called it a "textural
There are wines more rea-
sonable in price. The frugal
consumer should look to the

10 a.m. every Saturday at Let's
Dance, 246 Solano Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Pre-registration is
required. Classes are designed to
teach participants how to keep
their back healthy or return
their back to health. For infor-,
mation, call Joan Ryan at 280-
4628 or email yogajoan@com-

Sunday, Sept. 2
Auditions for Joyful Singers:
Auditions for the Joyful Singers,
directed by Sharon Scholl, take
place at 12:30 p.m. 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 pro-
vided, and music reading is not
essential. For information, con-
tact Scholl at 853-6158.
SFree Yoga and T'ai Chi: Free
Yoga from 10-11:15 a.m. and
free T'ai Chi from 11:30 a.m.-12
p.m. is offered every Sunday at
Cobalt Moon Center, Water
Studio, Neptune Beach. The ses-
sions are open to all fitness lev-
els. Call Kristen at 525-5867 for

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

Tuesday, Sept. 4
FMS Open House Dinner:
Fletcher Middle School holds an
Open House Dinner, with doors
opening at 5 p.m. Beach Road
Chicken will be delivered to the
FMS cafeteria, and dinner will
be served by members of the
Fletcher High School Interact
Club. The FMS band will per-
form. Tickets are $8 for adults,

2003 Penfolds Bin 28
Kalmina Shiraz ($20) and
the 2004 Bin 128 Shiraz
($22), two great wines that
can be enjoyed now or cel-
lared for several more years.
Its Koonunga Hills series is in
the $15 range. We tasted a
1976 Koonunga Hills Claret,
a blend of shiraz and caber-
net sauvignon, that was still
holding up.
Those lucky enough to
have a seat for this spectucu-
lar tasting were treated to a
great food and wine pairing.
The menu included
Queensland Spanner crab,
crocodile tail, Australian beef,
grilled Wagyu sirloin and
Here are our tasting notes
of some of the wines:
Penfolds Thomas Hyland
Chardonnay 2006 ($13).
Peach aromas followed by
mineral and grapefruit fla-
vors. It has been entirely bar-
rel fermented but with no
new oak, so the oak flavors
are restrained.
Penfolds Bin 138 Barossa
Valley Shiraz-Grenache-
Mouvedre 2003 ($20). A
pleasant blend of grapes
grown on 40-year-old vines.
Plummy aromas, chocolate
and red fruit flavors, especial-
ly raspberries. Rich in mid

$5 for students and siblings.
There will be limited walk-in
dinner availability. A brief PTSA
meeting will be held during the
dinner. Open House begins at
6:30 p.m.; dinner will be served
from 5-6:15 p.m. Those interest-
ed in helping set up for the din-
ner can contact Kendra
Robertson at 247-7804 or
JBWC: The Jacksonville
Beach Woman's Club opens a
new season with a luncheon
meeting at Selva Marina
Country Club, Atlantic Beach.
The session begins with social
time starting at 10 a.m., fol-
lowed by a business meeting
and speaker from the
Jacksonville Beach. chamber of
commerce at 10:30 a.m. Lunch
will be served afterward. Guests
and prospective members are
welcome. Call 223-5218 for
.reservations or-information ...

Wednesday, Sept. 5
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. in the
Administration Conference/
Room at Fletcher High School,
700 Seagate Ave., Neptune
Beach. The meeting is open to
the public. For information, call
513-9242 or visit www.beach-

Thursday, Sept. 6
FRA General Assembly: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch 290
holds its monthly general
assembly meeting at 8 p.m. at
the Branch Home, 360 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. All mem-
bers and prospective members
are invited to attend. The FRA
represents nearly 165,000 active
duty and retired Navy, Marine
Corps and Coast Guard mem-
bers. For information, call 246-
Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis Club
of Jacksonville Beaches holds its
2007-2008 Officer Installation
Banquet at Fleet Landing,
Atlantic Beach. The event is for
members and spouses only.
Social hour begins at 6 p.m.,
and dinner will be served start-
ing at 7 p.m. The organization's
website is www.beacheskiwa-

palate, finished with silky,
dusty tannins.
Penfolds Bin 28 Kalmina
Shiraz 2003 ($20). Cherry
and cinnamon aromas fol-
lowed by ripe berry and plum
flavors and the classic mocha
notes associated with this
grape variety. It showed a
touch of vanilla and had rich
texture. One of our favorite
wines of the night.
Penfolds 128 Coonawara
Shiraz 2004 ($22); More flo-
ral than the Bin 28, this wine
sports pepper, cola and black-
berry aromas. The palate
shows off a wide range of lay-
ered flavors ranging from
licorice to blackberries.
Penfolds St. Henri Shiraz
2002 ($35). A very elegant
but powerful wine with cellar
potential. Cassis and black-
berry notes with spice and
easy tannins. Another one of
our favorite wines of the
Penfolds Grange 2002
($278). We.have a couple of
old Granges in our cellar that
we just don't want to drink
because of their history. We
lament that these wines are
now well out of our price
range, but we enjoyed this
opportunity to taste such lux-
ury. It's hard to describe what
makes this wine so good: is it
Legion Auxiliary: Ocean
Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 129 meets at 7:30
p.m. at 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members
are encouraged to bring a guest.
For information, call 249-2266
or 242-0042.
Puppet Shows: Seaside
Playgarden puppet shows are
held at 4 p.m. the first Thursday
of each month at the Seaside
Playgarden, a Waldorf Initiative,
223 8th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach. The puppet shows,
which are appropriate for chil-
dren ages 2-9, are free to the
public. For information on
Waldorf education and pro-
grams available at Seaside
Playgarden, visit
or call 247-1314.

the sheer power of the wine?
Its depth of fruit? Character?
Long finish? All of the above.
It truly is one of those wines
etched in our minds forever.
Wine of the Week
Taz Syrah Goat Rock

Santa Maria Valley 2005
($30). Intense berry fruit
nose, with round and rich
mouth-filling blackberry fla-
vors and a hint of mocha.
Just a little oak in the finish.
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We knd 6

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Names: Gidget and Frisco
Age: 7 years old and 2 years old.
Breed: Shih Tzu
Coloring: brown, grey black and white
Residence: Neptune Beach
Owner: Bryan and Wendy MacDonald
Favorite food: dog treats
Favorite pastime: Taking walks on
their dual collar where they take turns
pulling each other back home. Shih
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What first impression is your home creating?

Some simple ideas
for kicking up your
curb appeal
our hair is shiny and
blown dry to perfec-
tion; makeup applied to
bring out your best features.
The summery cotton dress
you slip into hugs you in all
the right places. You slide on
your strappy sandals, stand
in front of the mirror and
scream! You haven't shaved
your legs in a week. Ugh!
Within seconds, your self-
esteem plummets.
Just as with your appear-
ance, it's all about grooming
but in this case, the objective,
is grooming the front of your
home. Yes, it's great to paint,
upgrade, and'renovate the
interior of your house but
the exterior can be just as
important if you want to cre-
ate a true haven. It's the way
your home "greets" the world
and when you neglect it, it's
like a bad blind date "My
house has inner beauty but
the outside has a great 'per-
The front of your house
should also be a venue for
expressing your creativity.
The decorative bridge
between your front yard to
your front door can easily be
tackled without taking weeks
and weeks of backbreaking
labor. A little imagination,
research and little bit of time
can give your place a serious
kick of curb appeal.
A Few Simple Ideas
Container Gardening:
Containers of beautiful
blooms on both sides of your
front steps are a way of giv-
ing guests a bouquet of flow-
ers as they approach the
front door. With container
gardening, you get the.dou-
ble-your-pleasure benefit of
flowers planted in richly col-
ored ceramic, wooden, or
terra cotta pots. Some are
made of lightweight plastics
that mimic marble and can
easily be moved to wherever
you need a pop of color
Window Boxes: How cool is
it to be able to pluck fresh
herbs from your own window
box or to surround your
house with the fresh smell of
lavender? Or, filled with
flowers, your house can have
a storybook appearance and
offer color inside and outside

'Be Jane'
at the same time. Window
boxes are also a great way to
experiment with different
plants like succulents and
cactus. For instructions on
installing window boxes,
check out our how-to article
Deck the Walls: Carve out
an element of surprise in
your front yard with a path
that leads to a garden orna-
ment or small fountain.
There are plenty of easy to
assemble kits; many can be
mounted on a stand or a

nearby wall. Add a few chairs
or a bench and you can
transform an unused area of
your front yard into an oasis
of trickling water that guests
and passers-by will enjoy.
Front Door Decor: Have
some fun. Paint the front
door a bold color here's
your chance to get that crav-
ing for Chinese red out of
your system. Also, check out
the wild and crazy knockers
and knobs that range from
modern to antique replicas.
Mat-ter of Fact: More than
dirt-catchers, welcome mats
are a great way to greet peo-
ple as they ring your bell.
Personalize yours by stencil-
ing your initials or you can,
purchase one of the more
ornate filigree aluminum
Remember, you'll only get
one chance to make that first
impression. And a simple
upgrade doesn't have to take
much time or money-it just
takes the gumption to get up
and do it. Here's to taking
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Although this hurricane sea-
son has been uneventful for the
Beaches area, mid-September is
generally considered the height
off the hurricane season
Keeping your pet safe during a
hurricane or evacuation situa-
tion requires preparation and
the proper equipment.
According to you
should prep for hurricane disas-
ter for your pet as you would for
yourself. Listed below are useful
tips to ready your pet for incase
of emergency.
Make sure that your pets are
current on their vaccinations.
Pet shelters may require proof of
Have a current photograph
Keep a collar with identifica-
tion on your pet and have a
leash on hand to control your
Have a properly-sized pet
carrier for each animal carriers
should be large enough for the
animal to stand and turn
Plan your evacuation strate-
gy and don't forget your pet!
Specialized pet shelters, animal
control shelters, veterinary clin-
ics and friends and relatives out

of harm's way are ALL potential
refuges for your pet during a dis-
If you plan to shelter your
pet work it into your evacua-
tion route planning.
Animals brought to a pet
shelter are required to have:
Proper identification collar and
rabies tag, proper identification
on all belongings, a carrier or
cage, a leash, an ample supply of
food, water and food bowls, any
necessary medications, specific
care instructions and news
papers or trash bags for clean-up.
Bring pets indoor well in
advance of a storm reassure
them and remain calm.
* Pet shelters will be filled on
first come, first served basis. Call
ahead and determine availabili-
Walk pets on a leash until
they become re-oriented to their
home often familiar scents and
landmarks may be altered and
pets could easily be confused
and become lost. Also, downed
power lines, reptiles brought in
with high water and debris can
all pose a threat for animals after

Visit pet center, find a friend

The St. Johns County pet
center has a wide variety of
pets looking for homes, such
as the dogs right, which are
among those featured on the
pet center's web site. Every
animal that is brought to the
center is processed by one of
two veterinary technicians, -
who look over each animal,
scan for a microchip and give i
any needed medication. The
public is invited to visit the .
center to look for a lost pet or
a new family' member.
Adoptions, which include
spay or neuter and rabies vac-
cine, are $55 for a female and
$45 for a male. The center is
at 130 N. Stratton Road, off
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Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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If pets cannot be found after
a disaster, contact the local ani-
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where lost animals can be recov-
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After a disaster animals can
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monitor their behavior.
Don't forget your pet when
preparing a family disaster plan.
Proper identification includ-
ing immunization records
Ample supply of food and
A carrier or cage
Muzzle, collar and leash

The St. Johns County
Department of Emergency
Management's web site lists sug-
gestions for preparing pets for
It also has links to several web
sites that list pet-friendly lodg-
ings. Pets are not allowed in the
county's hurricane ,evacuation
Go to www.sjcemergency- and look for
"Pet/Animal Safety" in the left

Frisco in particular is known in the
area for always saying "hello" from
the deck to all dogs passing the
house throughout the day. They both
love taking car trips and especially
like trips to the drive-through bank
lane where they are always greeted
with a special treat from the tellers.

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Staged homes

sell much faster

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here are two thing
buhould be done as
Iy. is possible: teta
shots and selling your h
In order to make your h
selling process easier and
shorter, consider staging
Staging is the process of
than just doing repairs a
cleaning. It's the final s
that makes your house s
"Wow!" to buyers with i
good repair and attractive
good looks. Why bothe
Because the longer your
is on the market, the loi
your house will be on th
market. You want to ma
the length of time your
is for sale as short as pos
Staging can make the di

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The difference between.
show condition and livi.
condition in homes is h
When a home is kept in
normal living condition
not suitable for selling.
Because the sales market
now flooded with people
wanting out of their hoi
(and corresponding mor
gages), the sales market
tougher and tighter and
competition for home se
is stiff. In sales, you wai
give customers every rea

say yes and as few reasons as
possible to say no. When
your home isn't in a selling,
or staged, state it won't sell as
quickly and the higher the
price of your home, the more
this applies.

S When it comes to getting
your home in show condition,
prepare for some work. Some
advisers may tell you to cut
the price of your home
ER instead of telling you to clear
IST the slate and make your home
show-model quality. That's
because it's usually easier to
s that get a seller to cut the price
quick- than to stage it. And that's
nus too bad, because those who
house. do make the effort are reward-
ome ed with a faster sale much
d faster in some cases. My
g" neighbors recently sold their
more house in an hour. An hour.
and And part of it was because
tep they got their home in show
say condition. You could say they
ts "cleaned up" after they
ve cleaned up.
ie If you want to sell your
ake home, you can't be resentful
house about making an effort to put
ssible. your house into its best condi-
ffer- tion. Think of it as dating. If
you put your house on the
market as is, it's like going on
a first date in your sweats.
You wouldn't do that, but sell-
n ers do it all the time and get
ng very indignant that the buyer
uge. should see the inner beauty of
a their home. It's like asking
,it's someone to see your inner
beauty when you're in paja-
is mas and have bed head.
rt-. .
is When your house goes on
the the market, cleaning and
sellers repairing should be the top
nt to priority. Staging is the final
son to step if you want to move

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An inviting home that is open, spacious and uncluttered sets the
stage for a sale. Staging a home on the market creates an W yo
environment where potential buyers can see themselves living
there and not the current homeowners. *

quickly and sell for the best
price. The goal is to create an
attractive yet neutral environ-
ment that looks like anyone
could live there. If you want
to sell your home and make
this effort, you'll be ahead of
the curve.
If you're not sure what stag-
ing is, go and visit some
model homes and notice how
they look. You won't see
trash in the trash cans, toast-
ers in the kitchen, or personal
products on bathroom coun-
ters. But you will find attrac-
tive plants and pretty cook-
books on countertops and
coordinated furniture and
accessories. Staging is the
process of making your home

into a model home with
attractive decorating to help
attract a buyer. And that's the
goal: to create an environ-
ment that gives buyers all the
reason to say yes to your
home and every reason to say
no to other homes.
Kathryn Weber is a home and
decorating columnist who pub-
lishes the Real Home E-Zine.
For more information, go to or
email questions to, or
write to her at P.O. Box 531,
Cuero, Texas 77954. For a per-
sonal reply, please include your
email address or a SASE.

chopped meat when it's on
sale in bulk. I then shape the
patties. To store them in the
freezer, I use a large Chinese
soup container. I keep the pat-
ties separated by wrapping
each one individually in plas-
tic wrap. When it's time to
make the burgers, I simply pop
out what I need, defrost them
and cook. Fran C.

QUICK DRY Everyone
knows that a salad spinner
doesn't always dry the lettuce
well. I find that if I place a
paper towel or two in with the

wet greens and spin, all the
moisture is removed. This way,
when I serve the salad, the
dressing adheres nicely to the
greens. Carol T.

recently put up wallpaper in
our living room. I used what
was left over to make pretty
covers for my scrapbooks and
photo albums. It also makes
great, durable covers for kids'
school books. Kelly M.
* *
of using shredded lettuce for
sandwiches and tacos, I use
cabbage. My kids don't know
the difference, and they're get-

ting a nice helping of vegeta-
bles without all the "yucks"
that usually accompany them!
Mandy F.

Instead of buying expensive
breading for my chicken and
pork chops, I use cornflakes. I
put the cornflakes in a plastic,
resealable bag, close it, and
then crush with a rolling pin.
After the cereal is crushed, I
season it with salt, pepper and
whatever else strikes my fancy,
such as onion powder or
cayenne pepper. I then use this
mixture to coat what I'm mak-
ing. It's easy, delicious and
doesn't hurt my budget. Linda


HOLD IT! -I inherited some
pieces of china from my moth-
er. However, it wasn't a match-
ing set. To make use of the odd
pieces, I use the pretty teacups
on my dresser to hold jewelry.
In the kitchen, I have one for
keys and pens. They're handy
and decorative at the same
time. Julie K.

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@' $227.28 s.f. including

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Cell: 838-4562
11 Free 1-888-285-4480

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Immaculate.3 BR/2BA home
has been completely renovated.

Newer roof, granite countertops, puron air system, new
carpet in BR's & custom tile throughout. $570,000

SIll-CSolana Road
," .Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Jacqueline Byram
Office: 904-285-6522
Cell: 571-5653

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Call Rosemary Naughton
e "She KnOWS the beaches!"

Meticulous 4/4.5 beauty w/ sep. Guest Casita on water/preserve. 1
yr. "new", gorgeous tile, huge granite kit., expansive cabinetry, vol. ceils,
formal Parlor/DR, lovely ctyard, private Summer Kit/ Cabana.
(Dir: From JTB, N at Hodges, W at Glen Kernan,
R at San Lorenzo to 4558 on L.) Come & See! $947,ooo.

-i OPEN HOUSE 1-3pa
Seller Is relocating. This beautiful home is
not only 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:A1A S to Staorte Rd 210 Go to "Old
Palm Valley" Turn left into neighborhood and go straight to
164 Bear Pen. Call Lyntn Saul
233 6th Avenue North
Jax Beach, FL 32250 t
Specialists 904-859-9100

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FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. view on
$439,900, 1106 Hagler Dr. W. 241-6514,
655-7831. Motivated Seller!

Open House, Sun., Sept. 2, 2pm-4pm
Neptune Beach 445 Florida Blvd. Re-
duced to $399,000. Jackson Lanehart c/o
Keller Williams Realty. 910-6652.

is proud to offer (4) homes 1
built under the guidelines of the
Florida Green Building Coalition. -i.
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 efficient
"'Green" home can sa\e you money. han ea
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 i RO PERTIES

SMarvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
Call Joe Floyd,219-7638
1/1 Vista Del Mar, oceanfront condo 2nd floor unit. Fantastic ocean view from enclosed
balcony. Pool, clubhouse and laundry facilities on site. $290,900
Residential/commercial-1626sq' in 3 buildings-business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean:
2/2 Seahawk Condo. Pool, tennis courts. Great location. $207,500
1647 Sunnyside Ave., Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 4 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $320,000
3/2 townhome, 1240sq'. Renovated, many upgrades. Fully equipped kitchen. $899 mth
3/2 home, new carpet, refrigerator & dishwasher. Near Mayport Naval Stati6n. $1,150 mth
3/2.5 townhome. Renovated, many upgrades. Fully equipped kitchen. Hot tub, screened
porch. Fenced backyard. Community pool. $1,400mth

Tl24- 859 a:A4-89

Come on noticed!
Advertise your OPEN HOUSE
Call Joanne @ 249-9033

Atlantic Beach
1225 Selva Marina Circle
Sunday September 2nd 12-3
Completely redone, great location in cul de sac. Steps from the beach!
Dir: E on Atl Blvd., N on East Coast,
L on 12th Street, 1st R to 1225 Selva Marina Circle.

Atlantic Beach
371 Plaza t
Saturday September 1st 12-3 "U I*le\l
6BR/3BA, 4,000 sq ft beach house. Only 2 LA
years old, beautifully built home in Old
Atlantic Beach. Dir: E on Atl Blvd., N on East
Coast, L on 12th Coast, L at Plaza, house on R.

Jacksonville Beach
S111 25th Avenue South/Unit J16
Saturday September 1st 12-3
2BR/2BA luxury condo. Seller will pay
u E=a I 1 year HOA w/accepted offer.
S Beautifully finished & the best deal at
the beach!
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OPEN HOUSE, 14749 Marshview Drive.
Sunday, 9/02/07, 1-3pm. 4BR/3BA home
on navigable canal, 10,000 Ib boatlift,
drive on jet dock, & heated pool on over
.5 acres. Great views of marsh & canal.
$775,000. Jacqueline Byram/Realtor
Ponte Vedra Beach Realty, 111-C Solana
Road (904)571-5653.
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.
3/2 NEW Low Price, Neptune by the Sea.
Quiet street in a great neighborhood,
$349K, 382-8432.
Just 4 blocks to the beach, this 3/2.5
boasts an open floor plan with bamboo,
travertine and tile throughout. The private,
professionally land/night escaped backyard
provides a relaxing backdrop for the
screened in porch with hot tub. Stainless
appliances throughout kitchen- all stay.
Designer lighting and fixtures compliment
this well-maintained 1800sf. treasure.
436 9th Avenue South, $399,900. Real-
tors welcome. MLS#362681. Call for an
appointment (904)535-8812.
2BR/2BA, garage, wall unit, 1250sf,
4BR/2BA, PONTE Vedra home for sale,
lease or lease purchase. $319,000. Jac-
queline Byram/Realtor, Ponte Vedra
Beach Realty, 111-C Solana Road.

Salt marsh to Intracoastal lot of 100X300
comes with a 30' deeded oceanfront
beach access! South Ponte Vedra/Vilano.
Current Price: $349,900. This weekend
only: $332,400.
near Six-Mile-Creek. Wooded lot with ac-
cess to spring fed pohd. Excellent invest-
ment opportunity! Current price: $317,500.
This weekend only: $312,500.
in this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch home
in Walden Chase. This home offers hard
wood floors, elegant architectural details
and is loaded with upgrades. Mrs. Clean
lives here! Originally priced at: $341,900.
Priced to sell at: $316,900.
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a bonus
room with a half bath sits over the 3-car-
garage! You'll find upgrades throughout
this beautiful home with over 3,000 square
feet! Currently priced to sell at: $621,000.
Open House Sunday Sept. 2nd, 1-4pm
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The separate
office, enclosed lanai and master bedroom
suite all come with their own sparkling
lake views. Separate living room, dining
room and family room. Current Price:
$395,000. This weekend only: $387,000.
Open House Saturday Sept 1st 1-4pm.
and perfect for entertaining, recreation or
simply relaxing. Formal living and dining
rooms with separate family room and fire-
place. Current price: $424,900. This
weekend only: $415,000. Open House
Saturday Sept 1st, 1-4pm.
In renovated kitchen! Expansive lake
views, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living
room and dining room combo, separate
family room with fireplace and a screened
porch. Current price: $409,000. This
weekend only: $388,550. Open House
Saturday Sept 1st 1-4pm.
offers seclusion and beauty in an excellent
Ponte Vedra location! Open floor plan with
ceramic tile, fireplace and upgraded kitch-
en. 3 bedrooms and 2 and a half bath-
rooms. Move-in condition! Originally
priced at: $327,500. Priced to move at:
For more information or a showing ap-
pointment, please call the PB&J Team of
Bowen Slade and Julia Falcone at
(904)994-2623 or (904)993-8857, Realty
Executives of Ponte Vedra.





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CUTE LITTLE duplex at 536 Beach Ave.,
AB, asking $549,000., 247-7550, 612- NEPTUNE, EAST of A1A, 3BR/2BA, ga-
8080. rage. 233 Pine St. $589,000. 249-7946.

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.

MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in 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. Lease pur-
chase or rent $3000/mo.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $480K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $329K..
Exceptional in Egrets Glade- Brickfront
3/2 on culdesac, oper 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 fenced
lot in Bentwater Place. Immaculate and
move-in ready, new carpet/paint, new vi-
nyl, all appliances, sprinkler/security.
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, TPC and beach! $179,900
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate

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
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, hard-
wood floors, pool, 1777sf., double lot.
Appraised at $442,900; Asking $365,000.
Will entertain all offers. MUST SELL!!
1218 6th Avenue North. Call
(904)241-4344 leave msg.
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
comer lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no ga-
rage, excellent condition. Price Reduced
to $259,500! (904)571-3877.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3pR/2BA, double car
garage. 1/2 block to ocean, $585,000.
Open House, Sun., llam-5pm.,
249-2268, 651-9081.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA. Must sell.
$175,000. (904)339-3084.
location in Neptune Beach, 534 Margaret
Must see in person to appreciate! NO
BUY. Call (904)315-1426 for information.
INTRACOASTAL WEST. Seller to pay 2
months principal and interest with accept-
able contract. 1634sf., immaculate
3BR/2BA in Villages of Pablo w/granite
counters, hardwood and tile floors, vaulted
ceilings, screened patio and new A/C unit.
DON'T MISS at $254,900. Matchmaker
Coastal Realty. (904)553-8410.

Eco-friendly, energy efficient, 7BR/5BA Updated bch
house, just steps to the ocean. Breezy porch, detached
gar./full guest ste., solar water htr., cork firs. Granite/
Corian Cntrs, great storage, kayak stands,
huge media/billiards room.

Call Jan Fowler @ 294-4766


Only 2 blocks to the bch in this renovated 3/2 .1950's
bch bungalow, 2 car gar., new kit., wd firs, vaulted wd
ceiling, updated electrical & plumbing, gutters & sprinkler
system. $649,000

Call Sherri Beho Realtor .
904-651-1830 oi ,e''l .
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Beautiful 3BR/2BA, split arrangement. Newer appliances. 1 car garage. All at this
incredible low price $299,900. Come make us an offer. MLS # 386438

Ba3tifuijl 31,r o.Akl i-i',er around r, the r,',-rte blc i', home Real nood floor-, f-nced
badi. r3-J. N -, i t.ihen appliances i 'hi is; .-~-r ;t ,-5 ' MILS 3S2i3

2 homes on this lo5x4oo waterfront lot. Older home concrete block bungalow and
newer home right on the water, BR/3B A, with European design in and out. Not a
ride by folks, shown by appt. $1,200,000 MLS # 388834

Tile floors, fireplace, 4BR/2BA, gas package. All appliances stay. 1o mins to the beach.
Close to shopping. Call for appt. today! $264,900 MLS # 367429
Lea Underwood
Multi-Millon, Dollar Prr,d,,cer N'ehiork Realh
Cell 1904i571-O790 Olffi 9)04 .241.7461 E\t 213
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Gated community 4 BR, 3.5 BA, study
bonus room, hardwood floors, 42"
cabinets, stainless appliances and
surround sound. $497,000
Over 1600 SF 4th fir condo, 3/2, great
storage, spacious interior, laundry
room, screened lanai, elevator.
Large corner lot, open floor plan 3/3
home, office, large closets, a cooks
dream kitchen, laundry room,
oversized lanai, fenced backyard.
Ponte Vedra "Fixer Upper" East of
A1A 1 story 3 br, 2 ba house with large
fenced yard. $275,000

ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach,
3/2, 2300sf, $499,000. (904)655-8015.
ABSOLUTELY LAST price reduction in
new home. 2 story contemporary,
3BR/2.5BA, 2 car garage, hardwood
floors, all stainless appliances, custom
cabinets, granite counter tops; jacuzzi tub
in master, walk in shower. All baths have
granite vanity tops. Nothing comparable at
this price anywhere at the Beaches.
$359,900, 1140 20th St. N., Jax Beach.
Call builder/ owner, 568-9210.

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

Renovated 1206 sf 3 Bedroom 2 Bath,
Large Backyard Sanctuary, Lovely
Beach Home, walking distance to beach
& park. $346,000
2/2.5 charming & spacious on large
corner lotjust blocks to ocean! $240,000
3/2, 2-car garage, 1616 sq ft w/
large wood deck, hot tub and fenced
backyard $363,9001
3/2, 1901 sq ft w/ Great room &
Huge backyard! UPDATED! $339,9001
3/2 2400 sq ft on private wooded lot on
quiet street[ $399,000
3/2.5 2250 sq ft, oversized lot w/ private
backyard and lots of decking. Walking
distance to the beach! $569,9001
50x125 Vacant lot off Solanb Rd w/Golf
Course View! $324,000.
3/2 2-car garage 1367 on cul-de-sac
street, screened porch and yard
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/biand new
appliances 1624 sq ftl $249,900.
2/2 approx 1400 sq ft condo. Boat slip
to accommodate a 45+' boat $320,000
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq
fthome w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995!
4BR/4.5BA, 4200 sq ft! BRAND NEW
CONSTRUCTION $2,075,000.
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedral Sun
deck, balcony and morel $824,900.
2/2 1212 sq ft on 12th floor in Jax
Beach! Includes garage, pool and

-Making Dreams a Reality -
Charming 2 story Atlantic Beach 2439 S. Ponte Vedra Bh
Bungalow, 3/2, fenced backyard, 4 OCEANFRONT lot located amc
houses from the ocean. $750,000 some of the most beautiful new
Single story 4 bdrm home with formal Ponte Vedra Luxury hom.
rooms, kitchen/family rm combination, $1,350,000.
wood floors, fireplace, 2 car garage, 16 N Wilderness Trail, Ponte Vec
screened pool. $697,000 just under 6 acres, zoned for hours
CRUSSELLE COVE Call today. $1,450,000
Beautiful family home, 1st floor master
suite, 3 bdrms on the 2nd floor. Formal Dir: 904-280-2820
rooms, separate family room, gourmet Eve: 904
kitchen. $519,000 Eve: 904-241-2160
604 Boating Club Rd. is a 5 min walk VIEW THE VIRTUAL TOURS AT
to beach. Intracoastal view and a boat
ramp available. Lot is 70 X 100.
Across from ocean, 3900 block Coastal
Hwy. S, 3-1/2 lots West side of A1A.
$640,000 Watson Realty Corp., Realtors




Harbour Island Eslale II %rine a. \! MLS 375488 $660,000
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Opporlunitr knocks
On corner block Ea.sI tf 3rd Sl in Nep-
tuni BLeah. rceal upporturutm or ni-
vesiment!NMLS 388504 S800.000(

Super Ameniries
2nd St.ld RBch T'hse. 3BR,'3.BA.
2348. F, I car gar. Irg 10\21J Pan.:, & 2
balconies NMLS 365567 S740,000(

One of a Kind
Very peaceful & prni,.e home sils on a
Cul D Sac, 4BR/3BA with man.% up-
grades. MLS 380425 $665.000

Ocean one block
3 ind \e tIn Is, streel- S.Cornier
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All Designer Upgrades
BR 2.5BA Brand nev. 07.SS ap-
plincs, ZranJle. 10ft celngs Finest
anienltie!MLS 361758 S430,000

S lax Bch!
Olakbreee C'o'e. 3BR/2BA, mans
upgrds & shorn "Ilk to bch. bkyd
i, tlo & deck. NMLS 352538 $349.900

Neptune Beach Beauty!
4IBr:'Ba. 2300%qrl,updated
SIlchcn.,.ic. llent lIcallon large yard.
MLS 384923 5325.1100

Beach Living!
3,2 Mie in read Beautiful beach
home u III l01. Inet3 a inust see!
MLS 344157 $299,000

362463 $281,900

3Br,2Ba. Villages of Pablo, Lru eat-in
kitchen, sunroom. large open lard &
more'MLS 388665 $224,900

Just Listed in AB
Clean & Mole in ready! Nice hm on
good size lot with 3BR.1.5BA\
MLS 389082 $209,900

2/2 Condo PVB
w/attached gar/split BR's, ground
flr,wooded quiet & serene.
MLS 387377 $209,900
@the Palms
2/2 condo, close to beach &
JTB,views in bdrm&scmd porch.w/d-
allappl stay!MLS 388730 $179,900

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4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' comer lot, re- house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park, new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
4 blocks to ocean. ASKING $369,000. Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
Will CO- OP. (904)662-6522. $209,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.

NEW PRICE! South Beach

Pool Home near Ocean!
This glorious 4/2.5 newer home sits on a private cul-de-sac. Features
incl. pool, deck, balc., scored patio, gas apple, outdoor shower, 2-car
gar, fp! 3276 Saint Johns Blvd. S. Jax Bch (off of Osceola Ave.)
Reduced $449.900!

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371 Plaza-Atlantic Beach-MLS# 352574
Gorgeous home in desirable 'Old Atl. Bch'! Less than 2yrs old-this home
has it all! Open floor plan w/beautiful kitchen w/Bosch and Thermador
appliances. Attention to detail w/custom built-ins, window casings,
exposed beams and extensive moulding. Beautiful bamboo floors on entire
2nd floor. 3HVAC units, 2 Rinaii-endless hot water systems. Elevator, 2
decks and a wrap around porch make this a MUST SEE!! Available for
225 Selva Marina Circle, Atlantic Beach-MLS# 365352
Let's Entertain! 4BR/3BA pool home w scrnd. enclosure on a Irg, priv.
cul-de-sac lot. Bright, open floorplan w/ wood flooring and speakers located
throughout. Sep TV Room. Kit. boasts custom cabinetry, granite
countertops, double ovens, and stainless appliances. Dual shower heads
in Mstr bath. 2 car gar. with A/C & storage lockers. All this and you're
just a short walk to the shores of Atlantic Beach! Offered at $949,000
1531 Linkside Dr. Atlantic Beach-MLS# 349919
Absolutely gorgeous golf course views! Completely remodeled and move-
in ready. Brand newkitchen cabinets, appliances and beautifulgranite
countertops. New wood floors and new carpet in the bedrooms make this
a must see This hose is lowest per square foot selling in Linkside! Great
deal at $385,000
1771 Sea Oats Drive-Atlantic Beach-MLS # 365896
REDUCED!!! Seller will pay up to $5,000 of buyer's closing costs W/acc.
contract. Priced to sell at $215.36 per square! Lowest price per square
foot only 2 blocks to ocean! Very private lot with awesome shade trees.
Master BR has his/her closets. 3 BR PLUS bonus/play/TV room. Large
open floor plan. Updated kitchen w/corian counters and newer appliances.
Less than 2 yr. old roof,a/c, air ducts, & plumbing. Offered at $499,000
334 6th St.-Atlantic Beach- MLS# 375581
Old AB 3 BR/2.5 BA+ POOL is a 10+1 Open floorplan w/split BR. Total
remodel in & out, shows like new NEW EVERYTHING- incl. 20' tile thruout,
granite counters, stainless appliances, white shaker cabinets, butcher-
block island, Saturnia stone baths, Jacuzzi tub, glass enc. shower, smooth
ceilings, windows, roof, .2 HVAC units, pool pump, fresh paint...the list
goes on! THIS IS A MUST SEEII Available for only 799,500
661 Park Terrace East-Atlantic Beach-MLS#365568
Only two short blocks from the ocean, this 4BR/2.5BA 2-story home sits
on a beautiful wooded lot. Relax on your private front porch. Close to
great shops and restaurants. Home being sold 'AS IS'. Don't let this
opportunity to get into much sought after Atlantic Beach for under 500k
pass you by! Offered at $499,900
361 12th St.-Atlantic Beach-MLS# 375711
HUGE treed lot in Old AB EAST of Sherry! Many estate homes built in
this prestigious area ofAB. Lot not affected by changes to the AB code.
Home of over 5700 sq. ft. PER FLOOR (up to 3 floors) can be built on this
lot! Setbacks 35' F, 20'R, 7.5' each side. 35' Height, Survey available.. The
deepest lot available in in Old AB. Lot size is 75 X 170 X 60 X 170. Available
at $659,000
354 5th St. Atlantic Beach-MLS# 375595
REDUCED-PRICED TO SELL! Build a custom home here! 50x150 lot.
The LOWEST priced .lot of this size in Old Atlantic Beach- short walk to
beach and Town Centerl Owner HIGHLY MOTIVATED to sell- bring ALL
offers! Can build a home up to 4550 sq. ft. based on the new Ordinance.
Survey available under documents. NOW AVAILABLE FOR $419,900!!!
310/312 Cedar St Neptune Bch-MLS #376045
REMODELERS DREAM! Awesome oppty E. of 3rd in Neptune Beach.
Unique duplex on 2 separate lots. Live in one side and rent the other, or
rehab entire home and have awesome beach house-you choose!! 2,246
sq.ft total. Currently rented for $1575. Main house is 1541 sq.ft., efficiency
is 705 sq.ft. Lots can also be sold separately. See MLS #'s 376036, 376038,
376044 -2 LOTS!!-$599,900
8 Dolphin Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach-MLS# 375332
Absolutely adorable home in desirable Ponte Vedra. Move-in ready! New
granite countertops in kitchen and baths. New roof, new a/c, new wood
oors, new windows, sprinkler system with well, and yard has been
completely re-sodded. Extra large 80' X 140' lot. Must see and appreciate!!
.Offered at $339,900
13057 Harborton Drive-John's Creek-MLS# 386507
4BR/3BA home has brand new tile in main living areas and a fresh coat
of exterior paint. Extra tall ceilings and a very large eat-in kitchen with
separate dining room. Nice open floor plan-great for entertaining! Centrally
located in Jacksonville and close to JTB and 9A. Walk to neighborhood
pool or nearby schools. The perfect place to come home to! Priced perfectly
at $315,900
11 25th Ave South- J 16 Jacksonville Bch-MLS# 380607
Seller will pay 1 yr. HOA and/or closing costs w/accepted contract. BEST
PRICED unit in complex! Luxury condominium community! Live the
relaxed coastal lifestyle ONLY 1 BLOCK TO OCEAN! Great location and
more in this fresh and new end unit. Walk to Bonefish Grill, Roy's, Panera's
& Starbucks. Edgeless pool & clubhouse w/summer kitchen, fitness
center, putting green & g zebo Absolutelv' perfecti'
Offered at $349,000
For More Information Call:
Carol Mikell-904-655-3983 or
Leah Barker-904-525-3878


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JAX BCH, Oceanfront. 4/3.5, 2500sf, NE MCGUIRE MORTGAGE
8th floor. FSBO, agents welcome 2%.
$799,000 OBO. 612-3200. Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire

MLS# 390057 Gorgeous 3BR/3BA, totally
updated with water view. Live near the beach
and enjoy golf too. True move in condition.
Owner/Agent $329,900 285-1800
MLS# 386182 Concrete block home features
3.874 SF. 5BR/4BA, 3 car side-entry garage &
room for a pool. Amenities include hardwood
II ax FR w/built-ins & agas fireplace, scrd lanai.
spacious loft. 51,095,000 285-1800
MLS#370787 With all amenities you could
want! This community has resort-htd pool,
witness center, lit tennis & basketball courts,
roller hockey rink & much more! Home to
built is Toll Bros. Westin w/4BR/4BA,4843
SF, can add personal touches. $649,975
MLS# 339091 Great views of water-to-golf
from lovely 3BR/2.5BA home. excellent floor
plan, LR w/FP & wet bar, approximately 2200
SF, 2-car garage & on cul-de-sac. $579,900 285-
M\IS# 325228 Brick, freshly painted 3BR/2BA
+ formal LR & DR. FR w/FP, breakfast room,
Florida room, 2-car garage, fenced backyard w/
fruit trees & room fora pool, quiet neighborhood,
near schools, shopping & beach. $314,900
MLS 302736 Greatsetting & excellentcondition,
beautifully decorated & furnished 2BR/2BA
condo w/wet bar & FP, located across from the
pool & in Players Club Villas. $370.000285-1800
MLS# 294949 Elegant but casual Istflrunit,
SE comer of the Hallmark, resort-style living
at its finest, walk down private steps to lawn,
pool & beach! 4BR/4BA, 9' ceilings, new
granite cntrs, wood firs & paint. $1,650,000
MLS# 336090 1st floor 2BR/2BA unit
overlooking lake in gated community, screened
Ipoich storage, appliances convey, great amenities
including: clubhouse, tennis courts, pool, fitness
center, media room & more! $184,900 285-1800
MLS# 339381 New construction! Elegant
3BR/3,5BA plus study on top floor. 3rd, 2800 SF,
elevator, screened porch, garage, all the amenities
you could want. in a gated marina community &
a 60'. boat slip is also available. $1,250,000
MIS# 383554 Live in the only equestrian gated
estate community in Ponte Vedra! Approx. 3.75
acres, renovated home, Morton barn, sodded
tenced & irrigated pasture& 90' x 180' clay riding
ring. Home has 3,200 sf, 3BR/3BA, study, pool
& spa. $1,195,000 285-1800
MLS# 386355 This 3BR/2BA home is situated
on a double lot on the most private street in
Seaview Park within easy walking distance of the
beach! It features a pool & a gorgeous yard.
MIS# 388572 BR/BA unit on the South bank
of downtown Jacksonville! Featuring tile floor,
granite countertop, gated garage parking, gym,
pool, sauna, spa, billiards & social rooms.
$325,000 285-1800

MLS # 347805 Total remodel w/stone
floors, granite countertops, 42" cabs, SS
appl, custom closets, 2 AC units, hurricane
shutters, 2 oceanfront balconies plus
sundeck! $925,000 241-2417
MLS# 359188 Invest now in this great
4/2 duplex located on comerlot in beautiful
Neptune Bch. Many upgrades & new metal
roof. $535,000 241-2417
MLS# 362109 5BR/4full/3half BA on Irg
lot. Features incl. pool, spa, study, wine
room, loft, 4 car gar, herringbone wood firs,
marble in MB, stunning views of fairway.
$2,190,000 241-2417
MLS# 367821 3BR/2BA, plus 2 car gar,
bonus rm, hot tub, water fit sys, enclosed
Florida rm, split bedrms, fence. $269,900
MLS# 361326 Gated community, comer
lot, Jacuzzi tub, covered porches, neutral
colors. Minutes to beach. $377,900
MLS# 382527 Upgrades galore! New air
handler, ceramic & tile firs, updated fighting
& baths. Views from kitchen, master &
living room. $614,300 241-2417
MLS# 374119 3BR/2BA, 82x133 lot,
wood floors, new roof & plumbing in 05,2
car garage. $359,900 241-2417
MLS# 381517 2BR/2BAhome with large
new screened lanai overlooking the marsh.
Great price: $223,900 241-2417
MLS# 360528 4BR/4BA Custom full of
upgrades & flexible living space. Concrete
block constr, 2-story liv rm, screened patio
w/ summer kitchen, loft area, bonus room
& more! $949,000 241-2417
MLS# 360518 New 5BR/3.5BA by
Rutenberg! Luxurious details inc. prewiring
for all electronic/security needs. Built-in
bookshelves, scrnd lanai w/pavers &
summer kit. $1,042,480 241-2417
MLS# 388834 Beautiful newer 3/2 home
& older home for one who wants inside in
this market. Owner has plans for expansion.
Lot is 105 x 400. Dreams required!
$1,200,000 241-2417
MLS# 374101 Luxurious first floor
2BR/2BA condo across from ocean! Bright,
open fir plan, crown mid, gas F/P, built-ins,
Travertine flr, arid views of water from every
room. Membership to The Lodge incl.
$624,000 241-2417

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2/1 top floor, comer unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage.
339,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
JAX BEACH. FSBO. New condo, 5th floor.
3BR/3.5BA, 2400+sf, corner unit w/beauti-
ful ocean views, 2 balconies, granite, SS,
fireplace, pool, $760,000, 607-9295.
PV, 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $189,900. Consider lease
option. Vanguard Realty (904)463-7343.
PVB, OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. $129,900. 226-3968.
BEACHSIDE 2/1.5 Townhome, fireplace,
pool, WDHU, $99,500 firm, 241-8706,
PVB 2/2, lease option, S10k down,
$1500/mo., will credit $1k toward down
payment per month. 710-8418.
JAX BEACH, updated 1/1 condo in Villas
of Marsh Landing. Gated, 891sf., tile
floors, upgraded bathroom, enclosed la-
nai, W/D, community amenities. Move in
ready at $149,500. Matchmaker Coastal
Realty (904)553-8410.
One block to ocean in South Jax
Beach. NEW 2/2. Open, Bright, Granite,
Stainless, Tile floors. Many upgrades.
Priced below purchase. $349,000. 2%
co-op. (904)241-5564.
PVB. 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse. $236,000.
dos, oceanviews; 2 & 3 bedrooms; move-
in Nov., 2007. Call Renee L. Baron, Inc.
(904) 242-2821
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 Pettit, First Trust Realty 994-3608
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.
PVB 2/2, will pay 3% down payment, and
$3k closing costs, $222k. Need to sell
quickly. 710-8418.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
2BR/2BA condo, 12 blks from beach, with
upgrades. 1yr. lease signed ($1120/mo.).
Selling price $219,900 with $10K cash
back at closing. Call Ted (904)537-7896.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $175,000. Call (904)246-6758.
w/boatslip. Darien, GA, 1 hour from Jack-
sonville. $299,000. McGuire Mortgage.
FSBO 3BR/2BA, Summerhouse town-
home in PVB, east of AIA, near club
house, awesome amenities, last 3 bed-
room available, $359k, Call 509-3947.

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1983 2/1 Mobile Home located in Portside.
Great starter home. Moving out of state,
need to sell. $2500. firm. (904)718-3241,

Walk to beach from this 2BR/1BA town-
home. Approx. 900sf., newly remodeled
kitchen, CH&A, new W/D, private yard.
$900/mo. No pets. 616-5615.
little apt. overlooking trees, gardens, &
pool. A short barefoot walk to the beach.
Utilities and cable included. $695/mo. Call
Robin 246-2203.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean. No pets. $575/mo. 642-1214 or
2BR/ 1BA upstairs duplex unit. Outside
laundry room, hardwood floors throughout.
217 12th Ave. N., Jax Bch. $900/mo.
DUPLEX- HISTORIC Springfield, 1416
Pearl St., upper unit. Large 2BR, hard-
wood floors, country kitchen, pantry.
$625/mo. +deposit. No pets. 223-5211,
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing,
fenced back yard, near ocean and Hanna
Park, 1278 Wonderwood Dr., $765/mo,
$700 deposit, 280-2728 leave message.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, East of
A1A! $950/mo. All South Realty,
1BR apartment, 211 No. 8th St. No dogs.
$650/mo.; deposit $325. Broker/ Owner,
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219..
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.1320 4th St.. S.,
Unit C, Jax Bch. No pets. $825/mo,
$825/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.
ATLANTIC BCH Duplex. 1 BR., half block
ocean. $855/mo +dep, 904-910-1108/
3BR/2BA condo overlooking Intracoastal
& marsh! Screened patio, granite counter-
tops, club pool & morel $1800/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
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.
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.
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. $885/mo. Must see inside to appreci-
ate. (904)910-1894.
JAX BEACH 2BRI1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
hardwood floors, dishwasher, CH&A, off
street parking, fenced yard, $1000/mo.


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CYPRESS LANDING, 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
JAX BEACH 2BR Apt. near ocean, CH&A,
WDHU, no pets, $825/mo +$400 dep,
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean Atl Bch. Gar., $1750/mo. Call Rich
JAX BEACH, 1/1 upper, 1 block beach,
$795/mo +S500 deposit water included;
military/ senior discount. Small pets OK.
1718 No. 1st St., #2, 708-0731.
1 BR w/dining room, large deck, wood
floors, laundry room, good closets. Wave
Crest, 122 Fourth Avenue North $900/mo.
fence, screened in porch, CH&A, utility
room, credit check, $700/mo.
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
S895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
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-
posit. (904)477-1041.
NEPTUNE, 2/1 townhouse +garage; 2
blocks beach, CH&A, WDHU, fenced
yard; $1200/mo. +$500 deposit, water in-
cluded; senior/ military discount. Small
pets OK. 920 2nd St., 708-0731.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water included. 241-9822.
PVB, 3BR/2BA Solona Cay Circle, fenced
yard, community pool, 1-car garage. Avail-
able now. 1 year lease. $1250/mo.
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing, near'
ocean and Hanna Park, $750/mo, $700
deposit, 280-2728 Iv message.
PONTE VEDRA, 1BR/1BA townhome,
gated, washer/dryer included; 5 star
amenities. $925/mo. 998-9148.
JAX BCH, 12th Ave. S. 2BR/ 2BA town-
house. NO PETS/ SMOKERS. $995/mo
plus dep. 733-7596.
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.
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

OCEANFRONT- efficiency condo w/club
pool! Furnished & ready for occupancy!
$895/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1295/mo., avail. 9/1.
91 STANLEY Rd. #1 (off Mayport Rd).
2BR/1BA. $650/mo. $600 deposit re-
quired. 338-5924.
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check. No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
JAX BEACH, Cottage: 5 blocks from
ocean. Screened porch. 1BR, CH&A, ap-
pliances like new. Water, pest control,
yard service included. No pets. Non-smok-
ing. References, credit check required
$795/mo. (904)247-1918.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA condo w/club
pool & more! $1150/mo.. All South Realty,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty,
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 207 15th St.,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, 1 block to ocean,
$1000/mo., ref's. 246-6194, 249-3636.


One Bedrooms
Starting at $620
Two Bedrooms
Starting at $775

Senior Discount
Pets are welcome
Washer/Dryer Connections
,. Water & Pest Control
2130 Mayport Road. Atlantic Beach


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! $995/mo.,
S995 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751 or 246-8911.
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.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
1-1/2 BLOCKS .to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. $600/mo. and $650/mo
ATLANTIC BCH townhome, 170 Poinset-
tia St. 4.5 blocks to beach, 2BR/2BA,
Hardwood upstairs, tile downstairs, ceiling
fans, track lighting and mirrors. Has mod-
ern urban feel. Walk to town center.
$1150/mo. (904)629-2628.
WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
2BR, $800/mo;1BR, $575/mo; laundry
room in building. Credit check. No pets.
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,



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JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1100sf., WDHU, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard, pets ok w/deposit.
$1050/mo. +sec. dep., 887 8th Ave.
South, (904)608-6678.
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to p;oo, S1150/mo. Small pets
welcome. (904)280-3138.
TOWNHOUSE, 5 min. from downtown,
end unit, 2BR/1.5BA, pool, new decor, pri-
vacy fenced patio, 1 or 2 yr. lease.
$825/mo. includes water and fees.

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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.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 2 blks to beach,
3BR/2BA, new paint, carpet, hardwood
floors, refrigerator with icemaker, micro-
wave. W/D, 2 car garage, $1575/mo
NEPTUNE BEACH house, 3BR/3BA, spa-
cious, pool, FL room, 2400sf. $2000/mo.
IC WEST at Mayo, 3 or 4BR/2BA, $1250-
$1500/mo. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
..Inc., 247-4333 or 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2, nice updated, in
Oak Harbor. $1125/mo. +deposit.
910-5913 or (904)491-6008.
$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
3BR/2BA HOME in Fiddlers Marsh, Ponte
Vedra. $1600/mo. Jacqueline Byram/ Re-
altor Ponte:Vedra Beach Realty, 111-C
Solana Road (904)571-5653.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/1.5, carport. Large
lot; 7 blocks to beach, $1200/mo. +secuti-
ry, +references. (904)249-4324.
PONTE VEDRA- 4BR/2.5BA home in con-
venient area! Club pool, tennis & more! 2'
car garage! $1400/mo. All South Realty,

PVB, POOL HOME, walk to ocean,
3BR/2BA. $1900/mo. (904)993-5626.
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.
4/3/2, 2310sqft., lake view, vaulted ceiling,
fireplace. Like new, 4 years old; upscale
community, 2 pools, tennis, soccer, club
house, family park. Next to Mayo Clinic/
JTB; minutes to beach. $1795/mo.; option
to buy. Available now. (904)349-3434.
1129 Sebago Ave. So., 3BR/ 2BA; all
new kitchen & baths: tile, Burber, fenced.
1232 Galapagos Ave., 3BR/ 2BA, walking
closet, family room, fireplace, carport,
fenced. $1295/mo.
631-3583 or 612-8868
MAYPORT AREA, 4BR/2BA, large Florida
room, W/D included, enclosed patio. 2460
Montreal St., $1300/mo., +deposit, year
lease. 710-6896.
3BR/2BA HOMES from $1400/mo. 918
6tji Ave. N; 534 16th Ave. N.; 912 Pen-
man Rd.; 798 Triton. 710-8083.
OLD PV, 4BR/2BA, 3 lots from ocean,
2400sf, WBFP, $1950/mo., 220-6244.
4BR/2BA PONTE Vedra home. $1500/mo.
Jacqueline Byram/Realtor Ponte Vedra
Beach Realty, 111-C Solana Road


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S2BR/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. $800-$875/mo.
+ 2BR/1BA, Quad Ct. $675 $700/mo.

Neptune Beach
+ 2/1 Apt. Oceanviews, water iriduded
+ 1/1 Apt. 1 block to ocean. Top Unit.

Jax Bch
+ 2/1 Apt. walk to beach, patio in
back- $825/mo
+ 2/1 Apt.- 1 block to ocean, new tile/
carpet. $800/mo
Call us for
Professional Property Management
Call 249-2322

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, 1yr. lease. No pets.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2/2, w/pool, applian-
ces, lawn & pool care included. $1500/mo.
Available 10/1/07. 246-0283, 343-2390.
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.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit,
Available 9/1. 614-5278.

OCEAN VIEW 1BR/1.5BA, furnished con-
do at Jax Beach, $900/mo. 247-8916.
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available 9/4/07- thru-
12/26/07. $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.
OCEAN VIEWS, Pier Point luxury pent-
house Condo, Brand New, Jax Beach,
3BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, 7mo+. lease.
$2500/mo. (904)537-0258.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 3/2 w/ garage,
spacious, new tile, paint and blinds,
ground floor, end unit, screened lanai, fire-
lacce, ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to
each, $1300/mo. Must see! 904-273-
8923 or 904-294-8164.
OCEAN'S EDGE condo, 2/2, pool/ lagoon
view, new asking $1450/mo, $1000 de-
posit. No pets, no smoking. Call 234-3130.
$399,900. For Lease or Sale

4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. '1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405-Lower 8th Ave PONTE VEDRA,, The. Fountains,
South. 534-2120. 2BR/2BA, 1344sf., $1200/mo., Signature
Soth 53__4-2120. -Realty, 616-9450.

JAAX ABAU 61b 9tn Ave NO. 3B/IBA,
CH&A, fenced yard, $925/mo. No pets,

JAX BEACH, 3/1, 809- 8th Ave. So.; re-
modeled tile & blinds throughout; large
yard; all appliances, $1200/mo. +deposit,
993-6770 or 246-2634.
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Dolphin Cove,
7 Cobia St.. 2BR/2BA, $1100/mo.
+$1100/dep. No smoking, No pets. Lawn
care included 285-2302, 945-6547.
PLAYERS CLUB Sawgrass, very nice
brick home, 4BR/2BA, 2car garage.
$1795/mo. Call (904)631-8963.
125 Bluefish Ave. 3/2 home, garage,
fenced, $1150/mo.
includes lawn service,
security deposit equal 1/2 month.
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1/2 block to ocean.
3BR/1BA, newly remodeled, beautiful
landscaping. Must See! $1850/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 inground pool;
walk to beaches/ Town Center, $1650/mo.
3BR/2BA, GARAGE, decks, screened
porch, east of 3rd. $1500/mo.
+$1000/dep. (904)662-5677.
new $1100/mo.. Call 588-4691
JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA home on lake! Im-
maculate condition near marsh!
$1400/mo. $1100/mo. All South Realty,
JAX BEACH, 7 blocks to beach. 3BR/1 BA,
CH&A, WDHU. 1004 North 7th St.
$1150/mo. +dep. (904)249-3214,

the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed community marsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
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
PVB, 2BR/2BA, like new 2nd floor corner,
golf view. Great location, near beach &
shopping. $975/mo. +deposit. (904)466-

OCEAN FRONT, furnished, Jax Beach,
2BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, tennis. 3-6mo.
lease. $2495/mo. (904)874-9540.
BEACHSIDE 2/1.5 Townhome, fireplace,
pool, WDHU, $780/mo +security, 241-
8706, 607-9980.
PVB, OCEAN Grove Condo 2BR/2BA
1180sqft. deluxe on lake. Beach access.
New appliances including Washer/Dryer.
Approved pets okay. $1200/month. Avail.
9/1. (904)813-0304.
JAX BEACH- 2/1.5 townhouse, 1400sf.,
$1100/mo. Ponte Vedra- 1/1 condo,
750sf., $850/mo. Avail. October. 2/2.5
Townhouse, 1050sf., $1050/mo., 3/2 con-
do, 1200sf., $1150/mo. Realty Executives
Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 press 2.
ocean front condo, living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean 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

PONTE VEDRA 4BR/2BA, in-ground 2BR/2BA ALL appliances, W/D, garage,
swimming pool, $1400/mo + deposit Hodges Blvd. near JTB, $1050/mo.
571-3261. (912)843-8128.

rage! Convenient to schools, shopping &
beach! $1150/mo. All South Realty,
NEPTUNE BCH 3 blocks to ocean.
3BR/1.5BA, fireplace, Washer/dryer, dish-
washer. 457 Hopkins St. $1,350/month.
ICW, 4BR/2A, newly renovated, private
fenced yard. on cul-de-sac, $1250/mo.
OAK HARBOR, 3/1, freshly painted, new
carpet, fenced backyard. Near boat ramp
& Mayport. Available 9/1. $975/mo. +se-
curity, 241'8003.
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
No dogs. 246-0576
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
car garage in East Oceanview. 1 1/2
blocks to Chesapeake Bay beach, NEAR
BASES. Sparkles like new w/newly re-
modeled bathrooms, freshly painted, new
windows, new ceramic tile and new carpet
throughout, WDHU, CH&A! $1200/mo.
Call Mary Ann (904)235-2929.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $1100/mo. 655-5990..
THIS BEAUTIFUL waterfront, 2 story,
2BR/3BA, loft townhome is now available.
Owner completely remodeled throughout
to move into, but plans changed. New tile
& carpet, new fireplace, new bathroom
vanities, new kitchen cabinets, new Corian
countertop and all new appliances.
$1600/mo. Must have good credit, first &
last month rent required. If interested,
please call 704-6717.
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.

THE POINT at Ponte Vedra, 3/2, on the
water; lease or sale, 285-5896.

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.
PV BEACH, fully furnished Sawgrass
Beach Club studio; steps to ocean; full
bath & kitchen, all appliances, 2nd floor,
patio, $800/mo., (305)310-3258.
CLOSE TO downtown, 1/1 includes water
and garbage. Boat accessible, $695/mo.
(904)753-4582 or (352)219-1861.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1030/mo., 864-2440.
JAX BEACH SOUTH. 811 So. 1st St.,
2BR/1 BA, remodeled 2nd floor duplex, un-
furnished, 100 ft. from ocean. Pool,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets, 1 parking space.
$999/mo. $1000 security deposit. Please
call (904)463-1036.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
PVB, THE COLONY. Walk/ bike to beach,
2BR/2BA, corner unit, 2nd floor, high ceil-
ings, new carpet/ tile, W/D, fireplace, ga-
rage. Avail. 10/1/07. $1175/mo. Janet
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
OCEANFRONT, N. Jax Beach, luxury,
2BR/2BA, garage. $2200/mo. Call
South, 811 So. 1st St., unfurnished, pool,
round floor. Unit remodeled and beauti-
ul. No pets. 1 parking space, $1299/mo.,
$1299 security deposit. Please call

JAX Beach- 3BR/1.5BA, just 7 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & morel $1100/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
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
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- Just steps to ocean!
2BR/1BA w/sunporch, wood floors,
WDHU! $1200/mo. Call All South Realty,
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.
Seatrout St., Ponte Vedra Bch. Fenced
yard w/ garage. $1050/mo. Good rental
history & credit required. 370-0042.
MARSH LANDING CC, executive home
in private golf community. 3BR/3BA, neu-
tral and' tasteful upgrades, fireplace,
wooded back yard, $2295/mo. Will sell al-
so. 537-4083.
PVB 3/2 w/fireplace on corner lot, 140
Serrano Way, $1500/mo. includes yard
care. Option to buy, $225K. 379-3759.
KERNAN, 4/2 w/ frplc., DR, Ig master,
2 car garage., $1200/mo. W/D included,
HOUSE FOR rent or 6wn, 2 story,
4BR/2.5BA, Collingswood subdivision,
12470 Heathgate Court, Jacksonville. Call
(904)803-6153, (904)220-4247.

4 BEACH RENTALS 5 5 5 5 5 5 5S5
SUnfurmished IHomes Cranes Lake PV 2BR/2.5BA, two story Villas at Marsh Landing JB 2BR/2BA, ground
SThe 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 Landin JB
Balcony. $3000/mo. Intra t Palms at Marsh Landing JB
Salt crek Iland $ PV4R/3 A, Intracoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
Sat reeksld 4BR3.5BA, 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.
Costa 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 upgrades, screened porch, amenities. $1000/m. Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/tile
Pote d BySea- PV 4BR/3BA,homehas Sail Cove Town enter Gate Pkwy floors, fireplace, private garage, screened porch.
Pote Vedr By Sea PV 4BR3BA, home has Screened porch, amenities. $1195/mo.
living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, 1BR/1BA. Ground floor. $950/mo. Belleza PV 3BR/2BA, ground floor, recently '
Sscreened porch. $2750/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/ private garage. remodeled, tile floors, screened porch, amenities.
. Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home $1150/mo. $1295/mo. .
in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 Wolf Creek'- Hodgesnew filings,
car garage. $2200/mo. Wolf'reek Hedges Valencia-JB 2BR/2BA, brand new wil0ft. ceilings,
Po car gararge. $2200/mo.Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, balcony, tile floors, amenities. $1475/mo.
Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, newer amenities, screened porch.
' 3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, 2BR/2.5BA. $1100/mo. Finished 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 Brdhtwater ate 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 '

c Selvaings. $1500/mo.-A BA 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, G d y Vis
garage. $1500/mo. rand Cay Villas PV The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo, '
Sawgrass-PV3BR2BA,homeineriorexterior 2BR2BA, third floor w/cathedral ceilings, fireplace, garage, east ofA1A. $1500/mo.
Sawgrass PV3B3R/2BA, home interior/exterior screened porch; amenities. $925/mo.
recently remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace, screened poh amenities. 25/mo.
garage. $1500/mo. Ocean Links 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/fireplace, A C R
Screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. REMAX Coastal Real Estate
Neptune Marsh NB 3BR/2BA, home has screened porch, amenity $1 /mo. Pro rt anaement
screened lanai, wood deck, new carpet & pain The Colony PV 2BR2BA, ground floor, east 800299 5
fenced yard, garage. $1400/mo. of AlA, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. (80 ) 29-5616 (9 u )285-5640 '
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Classified 5

The Beaches Leader/ e Vedra Leader

A.mi,-t 21 007

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.
SPINNAKER 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnish-
ed. Steps to Ocean. Garage, $1650/mo.
rent. South Jax Beach. Available 9/1/07.
6-9 month lease OK. Small pet OK with
approval, no smokers. 2/2 with beach
front balcony, pool/ extended cable and lo-
cal phone included / covered parking/ W/D
in unit. $1900/mo. Call Lara
PV CONDO, 2/2 w/loft, tile floors, new ap-
pliances and screened porch!! Great
amenities!! $1200/mo. (904)253-0529 or
BEST DEAL! 2BR split plan, everything
new, corner unit, tennis court view, securi-
ty system, W/D. $1145/mo. Janet
SO. JAX BCH- ocean front, unfurnished,
3/2, 4th floor, 1600sf, $2000/mo. (month
to month) 534-4145.
JAX BCH 2BR/2BA, condo all appliances,
near the beach, 2yrs old, icar garage.
$1050/mo no pets, ($1200/mo. with pets)
Call 955-8213 for info.

nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to
ocean, $1400/wk., (904)608-4325.
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.

4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.

2BR/1BA, W/D, close to beach, $425/mo.
+1/2 utilities, Serious inquiries only.
SHARE TOWNHOUSE close to beach,
$500/mo. includes utilities,. 306-6369.
ROOMMATE FOR 3/2 oceanfront condo,
pool, W/D. $550/mo. includes utilities.
for rent. No drugs. 710-2226.
NEPTUNE BEACH, room :with a Vibew
overlooking gardens & pool; short barefoot
walk to beach. $750/mo. includes cable,
utilities & intemet. Call Robin, 246-2203 or
Yasi, 248-9074.
ATLANTIC BEACH, $700/mo. includes
utilities 1BR/1BA and patio. 200-8977
LARGE FURNISHED bedroom, Neptune
Bch. w/bath, pool, includes everything.
$545/mo., (904)403-5734.

ROOMMATE FOR 3/2 Townhouse, May-
port Landing, $400/mo. includes utilities,
PRIVATE ROOM w/bath, non-smoking.
$135/wk. +deposit. Background check.
996-8341, 210-8877.

ATLANTIC BCH Seaplace, lovely 2/2,
steps to ocean, furnished/ unfurnished,
$1200/mo. (904)887-5005.
GRAND MESERVE Condominimum, 1/1,
944sf, $775/mo. Signature Realty

PVB Luxury
Condo Rentals
St. John's County Schools
Gated Community
1/2 Month Free and August
Pro-Rate Waived!
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
Immediate Availability
5-Star Amenities
Call Today
.&SUbt AST.C

ROOM W/BATH and extras, $550/mo.
includes all. 285-8411.
PONTE VEDRA Beach. room w/private
bath. $600/mo. includes everything.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.
0lt ,

OFFICE SPACE to lease, up to 1000sf.
314 14th Ave. No, Jax Beach. Available
now. 249-6890.
conference room, lobby, and secretarial
space, perfect for attorney or businessper-
son. S1750/mo. (904)249-8500.

WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
S13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE with available
6250 sf parking lot; 800 to 3400 sf $15.00
NNN Jax Beach; 4th St. N. and 11th Ave.
N. (904)249-4091.
GREAT LOCATION comer of 5th Ave. N.
& A1A, Jax. Beach. For lease info. call
North Beach Center, 725 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atl. Bch. Warehouse, Office & Retail,
Spaces for lease. 3 bays available.
Desirable location at the beaches.
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE Space for lease,
Mayport Rd. Free rent. 514-1090.

PET SITTING, in your home.-Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
LAB MIX, less lyr, loves kids, needs at-
tention, fenced yard. Call 710-2226.

CHIHUAHUA, 8 weeks old; female, tan,
$300 OBO, 853-6382 or 434-7803.
RAT TERRIERS: various colors, sizes and
ages., 352-621-
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, 1st shot and wormed. $150 Make
great frisbee dogs. Call Karen 742-3315
Iv. msg.
SHORKIE PUPPIES, registration and
health certificate included, 821-5272 or

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

Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.

OFFICE SPACE for rent in Jax Bch. SENIOR GOLFER looking for same to
247-6869. play after weather cools, 246-1591.

OFFICE SPACE available. 950 to 3350sf.
Atlantic Beach on Mayport Road.
CES. Spacious modern individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax. & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.

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* Conference Room
SEast of A1A/
walk to beach
* Close to shopping/
For more information,

(904) 543-7000.

another.26 years.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

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


tice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on 09/15/2007,
9:00 am at 153 LEVY ROAD ATLANTIC
BEACH, FL 32233, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
the right to accept or reject any and/ or all
1984 FLZD70770684 HOMEM
1987 1GNCT18R5H8231221 CHEVY
1988 1JCMR7818JT106577 JEEP
1989 1LNBM82FOKY603107 LINCOLN
1991 1G1JF14T4M7290097 CHEVY
1991 2J4FY19P3MJ155655 JEEP
1992 1C4GH54R1NX333903 CHRYSLER
1992 1G3HY53LXNH343616 OLDS
1993 JF1AN4223PB405074 SUBARU
1993 JT4VD 10A6P0015332 TOYOTA
1993 2G1FPP2S5P2108034 CHEVY
1993 2MELM75W6PX670749 MERCURY
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no .OMMOT6

Thru Algebra I. References, reasonable.
John McCann 273-3784.
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

NOW HIRING Day Server, Bussers, Host/
Hostess, & food runners. Apply in person,
The Bridge Market arid Bistro, 377 S. Ro-
scoe Blvd., PVB.

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.
Part-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Must
be dependable and have the ability to mul-
ti-task. Pleasant work environment. Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Ex-
perience preferred. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; Email to: Website: fleetland- EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Experience helpful. Have phone/ transpor-
tation. 285-2426.
BARTENDER WITH experience needed;
please apply in person to Giovanni's, 1161
Beach Blvd., JB, 249-7787.
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at or call us at
(904)241-1656. .
SPEECH Pathologist part-time, needed
for school aged children at the beaches,
excellent salary. 247-1251.
HIGHLY MOTIVATED energetic Assistant
needed in an upscale salon in Ponte Ve-
dra. Experience preferred, Please call
YARD WORK, raking leaves, flower beds,
$6 per hour, 703-6703.
The Beaches Leader has an immediate
part-time opening in the fast paced Mall
Room. Day and Night shifts, hours vary.
Must enjoy a good workout, requires lift-
ing. Starting pay is $8.50/hr. Apply at 1114
Beach Blvd., Jax Bch or contact Anya at
NURSERY HELP wanted to provide care
for infants to 3 year olds on Sunday mom-
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.
LOOKING FOR a position that is not a
high Stress pressure cooker? National bait
producer is looking for a P/T Telesales As-
sociate to assist sales manager. Organi-
zation and computer skills a must. Rec-
reational fishing knowledge beneficial. Fax
resume to (904)241-6012 or email:
flexible hours. Must have references and
own vehicle 273-0253.

HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be.
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
SPEECH THERAPIST needed 2 hours
per day in Atlantic Beach home. Pays
cash. 887-9595 or 241-6913.
BUSY BEACHES CPA firm needs a part
time Administrative Assistant for 20-25
hours per week beginning immediately
and 40 plus hours during our peak tax
season, January 1 through April 30, in-
cluding weekends as needed. Applicant
must be professional in demeanor, flexi-
ble. ..lin general office and.strong tele-
phone s.iIIs (position requires extensive
lIlrc anr Knowledge of Word and Excel.
Fax resume and salary requirements to
DRY CLEANER needs PT Counter Help,
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
HARBOR CHASE of Jacksonville is
currently recruiting part time CDL bus
driver with passenger endorsement.
Please apply at 3455 San Pablo Road
cleaners. 7am-11am, Monday thru Fri-
day. 285-2123.
P/T NANNY needed in PVB for after
school care, 465-0830.

IC: Atlantic Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K.
Golf privileges. Exp. required. $20/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.
SALES; High $; Excellent
benefits including profit sharing. Entry lev-
el welcome. Clean driving record. Fax re-
sume: 221-2705. Specify position desired
on fax.
preferred, F/T, good pay and benefits
package. Please apply in person at Boat
Tree, 2079 Beach Blvd.
GOLF COURSE Maintenance full-time.
Queens Harbor, good pay, good benefits.
Dan 221-5259.
VET TECHNICIAN full-time, experienced.
Start immediately. Apply at Animal Medi-
cal Clinic, 8000 Sawgrass Village Circle,
Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-9560.
Mortgage is here to support you and close
your oans. Call for interview, 241-4608.
Full time, flexible hours. Experienced only.
Excellent benefits. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to EOE/ Drug-free
SALES POSITION available. Knowledge
of cleaning industry a plus. Clean driving
record or transportation required. Fax re-
sume to 270-8866.
RICHARD'S BEACH Fumiture Store
needs FT/PT delivery help. $10-$12/hr.
Good driving record. 1018 N. 3rd St.
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.
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
HAVE a good phone voice and want to
write your own paycheck? Call 246-0903.

TOP pay, insurance & benefits. No clien-
tele needed. ICW. 220-2012.
WEIGHT LOSS Systems in PVB looking
for Sales Consultant PT/ FT. 280-9010;
fax 280-9222. Ask for Janis.
SERVICE BOAT Detailer. Boat detailing
experience preferred. Full time, good pay
and benefits package. Please apply in
person at Boat Tree, 2079 Beach Blvd.
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:, or visit our
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K. Golf privileg-
es. Exp. preferred. $12.50/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.
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; email
to EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
D-Licensed Security. Officers needed Ato
work upscalefgated communities and con-
dominiums in Jax and Ponte Vedra
Beach. Apply in person at: First Coast Se-
curity Services, 1 Independent Dr. #117
(Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL 32202
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @ or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.

LOOKING for a change? Established Sal-
on has opening for 2 stylists w/ clientele.
FT/ PT. Excellent working conditions, 60%
Commission. Health & Dental insurance,
paid vacation. All inquiries confidential.
Contact Bob or Susan at Susan Merrick's
Hair Designs, 246-7272 or 246-1579.

Political advertisement paid for and ap
proved by Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.

WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi- KEN'S PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises. Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
241-7276, 838-9599. mates. 252-6112.

i- YUU are mterestea in advertising unaer
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified

applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:

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

Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service, etc. Call Hermon, 246-
4238, 612-1755.

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

RANDY BEAVER, Inc. Residential/ Com-
mercial. Painting/ Wallpapering. Reasona-
ble pricing. Honest, Dependable. 608-
QUALITY 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.
Paint & Stain Service. (904)343-5515.
Interior & Exterior Painting,. Pressure
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
Jeff 881-4223.

free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.

HOME_ PAINTIN insde& ut 3 yar

HOME PAINTING inside & out. 30 years
experience & quality work. Call Mike
Williams, 285-2651.

Re-pipe specialists, commercial, residen- photography. Beautiful beach locations for
tial,. remodel..Call 241-4131. your dream photos. Call Craig ONeal for
reservations. (904)424-9690.

Installations, Repairs & Cleaning.
Call 246-5649

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

THINKING ABOUT remodeling? Kitchen,
bath, or anything else, call us (904)993-
3187. Licensed & insured.
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-2274.

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HANDY MAN avail, eves & weeKenos.
Odd jobs, tile & painting. Call 647-6055.
Home improvements, home repairs, bath-
room/ kitchen remodels, doors, windows,
crown moulding, etc. (904)635-0389.
AROUND REPAIRS: Wallpaper remov-
al, Drywall, Wood Repairs. and Pres-
sure Washing. 20% Senior Citizen dis-
count. 33yrs. exp. LicJ.ns. 229-9389.
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.

5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
904-755-7403. CCC1326983.
Reroof, new roof, repairs all types of roofs.
Mention this ad for a $100 discount on all
reroof or repairs over $750. License
CC-C058163. Call 246-5649.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

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Attorney At Law
1122 Third Street, Suite ;3
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
Family Law, Wills & Estate
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

August 31, 2007

Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
AL'S PIZZA hiring Full or Part Time Pizza
Makers and Cooks. Great pay and flexible
schedule. Please apply in person between
2pm-4pm at any location.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele. high
commission. Call 249-3011.
Therapist to rent in PVB. (904)247-9255.
CDA a plus, call 904-285-2965.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
EQUIPMENT MANAGER needed, clean-
ing experience preferred, must be me-
chanically inclined. Fax resume: 270-8866
or call 422-7114.
DRY CLEANING, Silk Presser, Ponte Ve-
dra area, guaranteed hours. 285-5644.
Lawn Maintenance *
Position available. Must be experienced.
Starting at $9/hr. Higher Grounds Lawn
Care. Call 745-1631.
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:
fax resume to 246-5449 or call 241-2023.
ARE YOU a highly motivated, responsible
person who can build relationships easily?
You could be an asset to our team. This
position 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-
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
NAIL TECH Rental position, avail. Sept. 1.
Apply Susan Merricks, (h)246-1579,
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Marketing per-
son and or Chiropractic Assistant. Experi-
ence required, full-time or part-time. Hard
working and fun loving. 249-2049.
Convenience Store Customer Service
Reps. Immediate openings, flexible sched-
ules. Call Job Line 596-3266.
PEDIATRIC OFFICE has opening for
Front Desk & MA positions. Competitive
salary and full benefits package. Send re-
sume to: 642-2344 or call 642-6100.


5TREtT '

Now hiring
Prep Cooks &
Sandwich Makers
Apply at
992 Beach Blvd.
before 11am or after 2pm.
Competitive wages.

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REALTOR NEEDED: Jax Beach, private
firm seeks motivated sales associate, 80o
commission & continuing education
Matchmaker Coastal Realty.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave message at 716-8824.
Full-time, 7am-3pm at a Premier Retire-
ment Community Health Center. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447; e-mail
to: EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
Sous Chef & Line Cooks needed to pro-
duce great food for our 10yr old waterfront
facility. Good pay & great chef to work for.
Ponte Vedra Bch, 285-0139.
F/T RECEPTIONIST needed for high vol-
ume Vet Clinic. Previous experience in
Vet Clinic preferred. Must possess excel-
lent Customer Service skills.. Competitive
salary, excellent benefits. Fax resume to
246-3064 or call 246-8577 for more info.
Beaches Animal Clinic, 937 Beach Blvd.
Jax Beach.
2 CARPENTERS needed for established
remodeling company. Transportation a
must. Call Gator 219-0267.
Established salon is looking for talented,
creative cosmetologist to join our team.
Great location in So. Jax Bch. Call 249-
Helper. Must have tools and transporta-
tion. Start $8/hr. 32-40hrs/wk. Call 307-
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc.. 246-
FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm and 7am-3pm at a
Premier Retirement Community. Excellent
benefit package, competitive wages, good
working environment. Applications availa-
ble at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to: EOE/ Drug-Free
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.

Drivers- Jacksonville Terminal
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We are currently accepting applications for energetic,
customer service oriented team members for the
following positions:
Bellperson PT
Massage Therapist
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits
package including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and
vacation days, and discounts at our retail outlets, golf
course and spa.

Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at:
Drug Free Workplace EOE

At Ponte Vedra Beach

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Come work for the hottest upscale seafood
restaurant concept opening October 2007.

Now Hiring

SServers Line Cooks Bussers

*Bartenders Hostless

Great Food Fun Atmosphere
Flexible Scheduling Great Benefits
Competitive Wages and More!
Apply in person at:

St. John's Town Center
Apply in hiring trailer behind Dick's Sporting Goods
Call 904-254-1581 or 254-8208

or apply online at:

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

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

LOVING, IN-HOME Day care. Ages 6wks.
& up. Please call Becky, 249-6391.
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or FIT.
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience. Tammy 373-0404 or
CHILD CARE in my home, 6wks to 4yrs.
Good rate. Refs. Lots of TLC. Call
CHILDCARE, MY Home, HRS licensed,
certified. Retired pre-school teacher.
Years experience. Provides a safe, se-
cure, loving environment. Very personal
and very professional care. Off Atlantic
Blvd. near Indian Springs. 221-5110.
BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
for infants & up. State certified, CPR, First
Aid, CDA Teaching Degree. Call Laura,
220-6059 or 476-4251.
CHILD CARE: Experienced young Grand-
ma; corner of Hodges & Beach; full time
openings, 566-3970.

NEW SCIENTIFIC breakthrough of non
embryonic stem cell therapy provides re-
lief to thousands suffering from 72 chronic
ailments. Get your free report now

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
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.
Providing the best caregivers with top ref
& criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
respite care, companionship and more. Af-
fordable. Call us for a free in-home
assessment at 904-725-8222. Lic. #229886.

EDUCATED, MATURE caregiver willing to
care for elderly. Daily, some weekends,
some sleep-ins at beaches area. Reason-
able & References. Call Rose 866-0696.
CNA CARE in your home Rate depends
on care. 536-0587.
WILL TAKE care of loved one. NA- HHA-
CPR. 30yrs+ exp., refs. Blanche
Beaches area, CERT. 285-8411.
Seeking nights and weekend work

FUTON BUNK bed, black, steel frame,
w/new mattresses, exc. cond. $275. Can
deliver. 874-1747.
GOLF: 4 passes to play Sawgrass TPC
Stadium Course, $200 each, 525-3335.
WHIRLPOOL GLASS top range, white,
excellent condition, like new, $300. Can
deliver, guaranteed, 874-1747.
OLHAUSEN POOL table, like new, 9ft ta-
ble, matching wall rack, cues, 2 chairs.
Cost $6000 plus, will sell for $1950. For
pictures email or
(904)285-5860 for more info.
YAMAHA M700 Electone organ, $500; 65
gal. salt water aquarium, complete, $450,
PICK UP Truck cap, 6'x5', mint condition,
$300 OBO, (808)352-0175.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.

COUCH, DINING room set, Mac comput-
er, Thomasville granite plant stand, Haver-
ty's marbled baker's rack, 5' silk topiary,
lamps, pictures, much more. 315-4212.
room suite. Butterscotch maple in color.
Bed w/attached glass top nightstands and
'hidden bookcase, glasstop dresser, chest
of drawers, and mirror. Paid $4000, sacri-
fice for $595. Must see! (904)246-2508.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
BONSAI TOOL, pots, & book. Low price.

BUNK BEDS excellent condition $200, al-
so other misc items. 249-4159.
INDUSTRIAL AIR compressor $100. You
come get it. 241-2552
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.


1 Awaken
5 Women's
10 Helpers
15 Carpet style
19 Optimistic
20 Hiker's road
21 Practical
22 Gentle
23 "Glass Capital
of the World"
25 "Alamo City"
27 Suffix for emir
or passion
28 Gypsy boys
29 French town
30 Baseball
31 Father
32 Sticky
34 Lively
36 Nightstand
39 Prickly bush
40 Got rid of
41 Head
44 Knowledge
45 Reading,
47 Oxford width
48 Tricycle riders
49 Nautical term
50 First-class
51 Outbuilding
52 "_ was
53 Rome
57 Marconi's
58 Cath. or
59 Stick
60 Tyler &
61 Student's
62 Give for a
64 Term of
'for a baby
65 State
66 Por favor
68 Dessert
69 Card
70 Intuition
73 Galloper.
74 Paris
77 Jacuzzi
78 News brief
79 Young animal
80 Greek deity
81 Functions
82 Originally
83 "Big 0"
88 Mountain

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

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

I BUY BUSINESSES (No restaurant or re-
al estate). Prefer businesses that are not
doing well. (904)402-5355.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.

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

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

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

3 loom In

MOVING SALE! Cool boy toys, storage,
small furniture, household items. Satur-
day, 8am-? 322 San Juan Drive.
FINE CHILDREN'S furniture, clothing,
Pottery Barn bedding, Sat., 8:30 am, 113
Nature's Way, St. Johns Plantation.
GREAT deals! Most items at or below
wholesale cost. Home accessessories,
antiques, florals and containers, furniture
and much more! 5150 Palm Valley Rd.
#207Friday, Saturday, 0am ?
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SATURDAY, NO earlier than 7:30am,
14263 Portulaca Ave. S. Couch, dining
room set, Mac computer, Thomasville
granite plant stand, Haverty's marbled
baker's rack, 5' silk topiary, lamps, pid-
tures, much more. 1 block off Beach and
San Pablo.

HONDA DIRT Bikes CRF150F'06 & '07,
$3100 each, Fml owned, electric-start,
air-cooled, 1-cyl, 4-stroke, 5 speed man-
ual-shift, 149 cc, adj rear shock,

1995 CHEVY Cheyenne, 3/4 ton, V8, 5.7
liter. Runs excellent. $1200 OBO, solid
truck. 497-7362.
1998 FORD Econoline Van, $1300 cash
OBO. Call after 5pm, (904)446-5774.
1992 CHEVY Astro. Runs great. $1200 or
trade. 246-5303, 207-2964.

19o' OLBMW o251, 0u,uuu miles, soido trans-
FRI., SAT., 8am-? 13530 Crashaw Rd., portation$1450. 631-8099
comer of Hodges & Beach. .--.. ..

246-1933 619 Atlantic Blvd.I
6 .amu

SAT, 8AM-1PM, 443 15th Ave. So.; large
TV, furniture, comforters, toys, misc.
SATURDAY, 8AM-12PM, 1216 10th St.
North. Breyers, Barbies. & more

MOHAWK STAINMASTER carpet, brand MOVING SALE, Fri., Sat. & Sun., 7am-
new w/ pad. Approx. 2000sf, $1100 OBO. 3pm, 1204 7th St. N. Rain or shine, every-
424-6809. thing must go.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed, SATURDAY, 835 8th Avenue North. 7am
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395. til gone. Tools, equip, scaffolding, solid
Can deliver (904)858-9350. oak entertainment center, file cabinet &
3IUI fI O f I AIAL'P rfA oI-,..., t. a7 1,/ more.

vvniWHIRLP L vvWSHER & ryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
solid oak, from Havertys, like new. Paid
$1100, will sell for $700. 651-3343.
TRADITIONAL SOFA, 7ft., floral pattern,
3 cushions, like new. $150. 249-4161.
TWIN BEDS with bedding, TV set, and
more, in good condition. 273-1658.
W/D, BEDROOM set, double bunk bed,
must sell, 992-0257.
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
STAINLESS STEEL Rolex watch, excel-
lent condition, $600, 249-9734, 424-5549
LOEHR FUN shape surf board, $285;
dresser & armoire w/mirrors, $100; nice
pedestal sink, $75; cast iron kitchen set,
$50; metal roof for porch, $100; round
glass top (40in.x3/8in.), $50; sofa, chair &
ottoman (needs steam clean), make offer;
mahogany 36" door w/glass (LH), $2400
new, will sell for $500, 553-7203.
BABY CRIB, white, brand new, everything
included; play pen, 285-7764.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & dryer, $175.
641-9667 or 838-5411.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.

FULL DRUM set, $400 OBO, some re-
pairs needed (904)742-7633.
BALDWIN SPINET piano w/bench, great
condition, red mahogany finish, delivered
and tuned, $1350, 757-3455 or 241-8057.

SALE!" Sat., 8am til, 1817 10th St. No.

household items, children clothes & toys.
Sat., 8-12pm. 1414 Forest Marsh Dr.
( Forest to Forest Marsh Dr).
CRAFTERS WANTED for Fall Fest Sat.,
Nov. 17 at First Christian Church/ Beach-
es, 2125 Ocean Front. For more informa-
tion, please call 246-2010.
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.

HUGE FURNITURE/ Garage Sale. Sat.,
7am- Noon, 213 Nautical Blvd. S.
Lots of great kid's toys & games, freezer
chest, sports equip, bass guitar amp,
vinyls, storage trunks, bicycles, old
moped, camping equip. Levis jeans &
LOTS MORE! 1850 North Sherry Drive off
19th St., Selva Marina.
MOVING SALE- Saturday, 8am-noon.
Clothes, Household, computers, children
stuff, Much more 331 Tenth Street.
MULTI FAMILY garage sale,Sat., 8am-
1pm, 1122 Linkside Ct. E. No'early birds
REMODEL SALE- lots of furn., clothes,
toys, etc. Sat. 7-noon, 708 Aquatic Dr.
1770 PARK Terrace East, Sat., 8:30am-
12:30pm; furniture, linens, books, office
equipment, pictures, guitar, scooters,
misc., 249-0154.
ENGLISH ANTIQUE furn., Lazy Boy,
beach strollers, bike buggy, children's toys
& lots of misc. items. Sat. & Sun. 8-1pm,
1972 Colima Ct.

34' YELLOWFIN with three 225 Four
Stroke Yamaha's. Loaded w/ trailer
$165,000 Call 545-4002.
1978 29.9' HELMSMAN Sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard diesel, main & 3 jibs,
sleeps 4, Must see! $7500 OBO. Call Bill
1999 BAYLINER 1800 w/trailer, fish find-
er, lots of extras, $8500, 610-7768.
2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
OBO. (407)509-7660.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
2004 YAMAHA XLT800, 3 seat & 1998
Yamaha GP760, 2 seat w/trailer, service
reg, fem owned, garage kept, exl cond,
lots of fun, 904-994-9040.
2003 23FT. Bryant deck boat (compare to
Cobalt), excellent condition. 320hp. DP.,
Bimini, Garmin GPS/ fish finder, 2006 trail-
er, extended warranty to 2010.- $30,000.

2001 HD FLHR, 8500 miles, ape hangers,
garage kept, lots of extras, $11,900. Call
2003 SCOOTER, Vespa engine, 3800
miles; $1200 OBO, 465-7179.
2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251mi, $2000. 568-7139.

1998 CADILLAC Eldorado 2-door white
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