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Midweek Edition February 6, 2008


TheBEACHES


Vol. 45, No. 66


LEADER


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


INSIDE


SEASON ENDS -
Fletcher Boys Soccer
team ends its run to
state
See B-1


Town Center
Agency Pres
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES The prel
STAFF WRITER project is $2
A public art project that would border two through pri
Beaches cities is being considered by the Town he said.
Center Agency, according to members. "We're dc
Although no official plans have been made, "There's no
the agency is considering issuing a request for pushing thi
proposal (RFP) for an artist to craft a three- Elmore e
dimensional piece of artwork for the round- decide to hc
about situated between Neptune Beach and "We nee(
Atlantic Beach, according to Town Center Wednesday'


eyes $2
ident Kelly Elmore.
iminary estimated budget for the
250,000 and would likely be funded
vate resources and potential grants,
)ing this voluntarily," Elmore said.
one forcing this. There's no one
s."
emphasized that the agency may
ild off on the RFP until a better time.
d to have a deeper discussion [at
s meeting]," he said. "I'm hesitant
See ART PLANS, A-3 -


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AB invited to place new statue in roundabout
One Neptune Beach City Councilor is encouraging the city of
Atlantic Beach to place a recently approved bronze statue in Town
Center.
Councilor John Weldon Monday said that if the city of Atlantic
Beach is still trying to determine a location for a bronze sculpture
of a girl riding a sea turtle, officials should consider the round-
about that borders both cities.
The originally proposed location for the $95,000 sculpture was
the five-way intersection on Seminole Road, but some Atlantic
Beach City Commissioners have said they want to consider other
alternatives.


JB moves on


| Carver Center


replacement

I Head Start a possible user


TESTED ,-
Recruits for the
American Red Cross
Lifesaving Corps test
their mettle at the p'il
See A-6


CULINARY SKI
Necessity require
gle father to hon
cooking skills


LLS Photoby CHUCK ADAMS
ed sin- Parent volunteer Trish Thomassen creates a silhouette of Emmy Ellis, one of a variety of offerings
le his at the 15th annual Art Fest Day at St. Paul's Catholic School Friday. The theme at the
Jacksonville Beach K-8 school was "It's a Small World." The event, which ran throughout the day,
began with a Parade of Nations that featured St: Paul's families of ethnic backgrounds dressed in
See A-6 native outfits.


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
A time-worn building used
for youth activities in South
Pablo Beach will be replaced
after 50 years of service.
The -Jacksonville Beach
City Council Monday
awarded a design/build con-
tract to C. Young
Construction for a new
Carver Center facility at 738
4th Ave. S.
The building could also be
used to provide space for a
Head Start program that
could give Beaches children
a boost when beginning
school.
No timeline has been
drafted for the project, but
city officials said the new
center would be built on
adjoining property and all
services would continue to
be offered at the existing
facility until the newer struc-
ture is ready.
The Carver Center was
originally built in the early
50's and has experienced at
least four renovations over
the years. It is now approxi-
mately 3,500 square feet.
The last expansion added
the satellite office of the
Community Assisted
Policing Effort but age and
drainage issues continue to
threaten the viability of the
structure, city officials said.
The City Council


announced three months
ago that it planned to
rebuild the aging activity
center but the plans were
put on hold to determine
the .impact of the property
tax amendment.
No cost estimate was pro-
vided for the project
Monday, but city officials
made it clear they want to
move forward.
"This project is near and
dear to my heart. We are
going to try and get this
done and if the governor
will leave us alone and mind
his own business we might
actually be able to get this
done," Mayor Fland Sharp
said.
City Councilor Penny
Christian asked Sharp to
research what it would take
to implement the Head Start
program that promotes
school readiness by enhanc-
ing social and cognitive
development in children.
"I would like to ask George
Forbes and Mayor Fland to
start exploring the guide-
lines for the type of Head
Start requirements that are
needed and possibly if they
fit to be included in the
Carver Center," she said.
The Head Start program
offers grants to public and
private non-profit and for-
profit agencies to provide
comprehensive child devel-
opment services to low


See CARVER CENTER, A-3>-


Bad economy = Surge in need


BEAM boosts budget


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Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Fletcher High's Ryan Sherrill, right, competes in the District 1-3A wrestling championships at Fletcher last Saturday.
Only one Senator, heavyweight Stephen Temple, won a district title, but several qualified for this week's regional
finals. Story on page B-1.


FROM STAFF
Concerned that a recession may
push some families over the edge
financially while also impacting
donations, Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry (BEAM) will be
challenged in 2008.
That was the consensus of BEAM
board member who attended a recent
strategic planning session to discuss
how to meet increased demands for
assistance that are expected this year.
Based on the "huge increased need
for assistance that BEAM has experi-
enced over the past three years,"
BEAM has set a budget goal of
$520,000 for 2008, an increase of 24
percent over last year, according to
BEAM's executive director Cindy
Funkhouser.
The increase stems from the num-
ber of clients requesting assistance,
the growing financial need of these
clients, the amount of food currently
being distributed and the additional
types of services that BEAM now
offers.
In 2007, BEAM assisted 6,954
Beaches residents. This number does
not include the more than 800 chil-
dren served at the organization's Back
to School event, the 300 families that
received Thanksgiving baskets or the-


608 children that were helped for
Christmas. The number also does not
include any of the clients that receive
ancillary services such as mental
health counseling, budget counsel-
ing, legal counseling or income tax
assistance.
Over the last three years the num-
ber of people assisted by BEAM has
increased by 65 percent, the board
reported.
In 2005 BEAM distributed 58,000
pounds of food, while in 2007 BEAM
distributed almost 140,000 pounds of
food an increase of 240 percent in
3 years.
All of the food distributed by BEAM
is donated by Beaches area churches,
schools, businesses, organizations
and individuals.
"The fact that this community is so
generous is the only reason that
BEAM has been able to keep up with
the demand for food assistance,"
Funkhouser said.
BEAM provides these services with
two full- time and two part-time staff
and 40 regular weekly volunteers.
BEAM volunteers logged roughly
10,000 hours in 2007 which helped
BEAM keep costs low. BEAM had only
a 19 percent administrative cost in
2007, that means that 81 percent of

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February 6, 2008


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


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Mary Alyce Stewart, 91, died
February 3, 2008 in
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida McGraw
Center. She was born
September 18, 1916 in
Sisterville, W.Va. She married
Charles V. Stewart on
November 18, 1939 in
Moundsville, W.Va.
She attended Sistersville
High School and Reynolds
Memorial School of Nursing
and later retired as a registered
nurse. She was a member of
the First Baptist Church of
Sistersville.
Family members include her
daughter, Nancy Miller of
Sistersville, W.Va.; sons, John
Stewart and Charles Craig


William R. Thompson III, a
longtime resident of Atlantic
Beach, died February 4, 2008 at
his home with his family. A
native of Cincinnati Ohio, at a
very early age his family
moved to Jacksonville.
He was preceded in death in
2004 by his wife of 59 years,
Phoebe Nelson Thompson. He
is survived by his son, William
R. Thompson IV; his daugh-
ters, Pamela Thompson,
Elizabeth Kirby and Toni
Smith; grandchildren, Danielle
Thompson, William R.
Thompson V, Angelique Kirby,
John David Kirby, Michael
Kirby and Melissa Smith; and
his cousin, Sara Holland. He
leaves many friends who will
miss him.
He was a 1941 graduate of
Andrew Jackson High School.
He served with the Beaches
Life Saving Corps during the
1940s, and during this time he
met his future wife.
He served four years as a
Navy pilot and flight instruc-
tor during World War II and
retired after 26 years from the
Naval Reserve as a
Commander. He continued his
support of the Navy through a
lifelong membership in the
Navy League.
He graduated from the
University of Florida in 1951
with an Industrial Engineering
degree and then began a busi-
ness career that spanned more


POLICE BEAT


PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Ten homes in south Ponte
Vedra were evacuated Saturday
after St. Johns County Sheriff's
deputies received a report from
the U.S. Coast Guard about
"what appeared to be [an] aeri-
al bomb washed up onto the
beach," according to a police
report. The device was later
identified as a U.S. Navy prac-
tice bomb, and homeowners
were allowed to return to their
residences.
* *
A resident in the 500 block of
North Wilderness Trail report-
ed Monday that someone
made fraudulent charges on his
credit card totalling more than
$4,400, according to a police
report.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Grand theft was reported
Feb. 2 in the 700 block of 9th
Avenue S. A laptop valued at
$1,000 was stolen. There was
no sign of forced entry.
0* *
Jeffrey David Thompson, 46,
of Jacksonville was arrested
Feb. 2 and charged with posses-
sion of a controlled substance
in the 1500 block of Beach
Blvd., according to a police
report. Police initiated a traffic
stop for an invalid license tag
and observed pills without a
prescription in the vehicle
Thompson 'was driving, the
report said.
* *
Gregory Mike Dalton, 51, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
Feb. 4 and charged with aggra-
vated assault in the 200 block
of 14th Avenue North, accord-
ing to a police report. Dalton
confronted the victim in the
hallway of an apartment build-
ing and threatened him with a
baseball bat raised over his
head, police reported. Police
said the victim ran inside his
apartment and called police.
Dalton appeared heavily intox-
icated, the report said.
* *
Anthony Gordon Arroyave,
19, of Jacksonville was arrested
Feb. 1 and charged with crimi-
nal mischief resulting in the
interruption of business or
services in the 500 block of 1st
Street north, according to a


police report. Police observed
Arroyave kicking a decorative
bollard in the area. When con-
fronted and told to stop, police
said he continued kicking three
more lights valued at $1,500
each.
* *
Joshua S. White, no age
available, of Neptune Beach
was arrested Feb. 1 and
charged with burglary/con-
-veyance to an unoccupied
structure in the 900 block of
8th Avenue South, according
to a police report. White was
observed rummaging through
vehicles in an auto towing
yard, the report said.
* *
Armed robbery was reported
Feb. 1 in the 300 block of 2nd
Avenue South. A 50-year-old
man told police that he was
walking in the area at 6:40
p.m. when he was approached
by a late model blue
Chevrolet, possibly and
Impala.
The suspect exited the vehi-
cle's passenger side and point-
ed a black handgun at the vic-
tim's head, demanding
money. Police said the victim
put his hands in the air while
the suspect reached in his
pockets and removed his wal-
let containing $150 in cash.
The suspect fled on foot. He is
described as a black male, 170
lbs., 6'2" with gold teeth,
black hair and brown eyes last
seen wearing a yellow shirt,
jeans and a black jacket.

S ATLANTIC BEACH
SFraudulent use of a credit
'card was reported on Jan. 28
in the first block of Fleet
Landing, according to a police
report. The complainant told
police that several residents
had been victimized by the
fraudulent use of a credit card,
according to the report.

Burglary to a conveyance
was reported on Feb. 1 in the
800 block of Sailfish Drive,
according to a police report.
The interior of the victim's
vehicle was damaged, accord-
ing to the report. The face-
plate on the radio was pried
off and an air conditioning
vent was removed, according


to the report.
Burglary to a conveyance
was reported on Feb. 1 in the
700 block of Sailfish Drive,
according to a police report.
* *
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported on Jan. 27 in
the 700 block of Cavalla Road,
according to a police report.
* *


NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary to a conveyance was
reported on Jan. 30 in the 200
block of Sandcastle Way,
according to a police report.
The driver's side of the victim's
vehicle was smashed and a
iPOD was missing, according to
the report.


Burglary was reported on
Jan. 26 in the 2000 block of Bay
Street, according to a police
report.

Criminal mischief was
reported on Feb. 2 in the 2000
block of Bay Road, according to
a police report. Three tires on
the victim's vehicle were punc-
tured, according to the report.


FILE PHOTO
An "art project" mural on the side of a Neptune Beach business will remain intact after months of
debate. Owners of Day and Night Moves, Inc. will be allowed to leave a mural of a sun and moon
on the west side of the building after City Council Monday approved the art project in a 4-1 deci-
sion. The painting sparked debate because the city previously said that the art was considered a
sign, but the ratio was larger than what the city allows. To alleviate confusion, the city passed an
ordinance to define an "art project" as "any mural, illustration, painting or sculpture that is
approved by the City Council as art that enhances the commercial district." Councilor John
Weldon Monday said he was opposed to the Day and Night moves art project because it is
"clearly a commercial sign." He added that the business owners are using a technicality to have
a commercial sign.


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Stewart of Neptune Beach;
granddaughters, Brittany
Stewart Bowron Joshua) of
Fayetteville, Ga. and Amy
Beaver of Henderson, Nev.;
great-grandchildren, Ava Jane
and Henry Bowron of
Fayetteville, Ga. and Todd, Zak
and Kaitlyn Beaver of
Henderson, Nev.; and great-
great-granddaughter, Kendra
Beaver of Middlebourne, W.Va.
She was predeceased by her
husband, Charles Vincent
Stewart.
Interment will be held in
Greenwood Cemetery,
Sistersville, W.Va.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


than 35 years. He was a master
electrician and past president
of Bill Thompson Electric Co.
of the Beaches. After retire-
ment, he remained active in
the company that has contin-
ued to be successful under his
son, William R. Thompson IV.
He was a life member of the
Institute of Industrial
Engineers, was instrumental in
the establishment of the elec-
trical apprentice program in
Duval County and was a long-
standing member of the board.
He was involved in many
civic activities, including the
Junior Chamber of Commerce.
He joined in 1951 the Kiwanis
Club, in which he served as
president and lieutenant gov-
ernor. He was a long-standing
member of the Florida
Aviation Historical society and
the Quiet Birdmen Hanger 90.
He was an active member of
St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal
Church, serving on the Vestry
and as Senior Warden.
A memorial service will be
held at 1 p.m. February 11 at
St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal
Church, Jacksonville Beach,
with the Rev. Penny Pfab offi-
ciating. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may
be made to St. Paul's By the Sea
or to a charity of choice.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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Child care and job help are coming

- BEAM, from A-1


all funding that comes in goes
directly to Client Program
Costs, the board said.
Over the past 3 years BEAM
has worked to bring resources
and services back to the
Beaches community,
Funkhouser said.
Social services had been
steadily moving away from the
Beaches community over the
last decade as budget cuts made
Beaches satellite offices too
expensive for many agencies,
according to BEAM. To curb the
problem, BEAM has been
restoring services back to the
Beach by offering free office
space in exchange for free serv-
ices for affected people in the


community, she said.
The additional services that
BEAM has brought to the
Beaches include: Food
Stamps/Medicaid ACCESS site,
additional utility funding, gov-
ernment foodbudget counsel-
ing, free income tax prep,
financial literacy classes, men-
tal health counseling, Medicaid
Choice counseling, housing
counseling and the Beaches
Hope Team, BEAM reported.
BEAM is currently looking for
resources for job counseling
and child care assistance for the
coming year. By providing
these services, BEAM is able to
help clients not just by keeping
them housed and their utilities


turned on but by helping these
families become self-sufficient
in the long-term, Funkhouser
said.
BEAM's ultimate goal is to
assist families in becoming
financially independent.
"BEAM is bracing for
increased need in 2008, with
faith and confidence that the
generous spirit of Beaches resi-
dents, churches, schools,
organizations and businesses
will continue to support
Beaches neighbors in need,"
Funkhouser said.
For more information, visit
the group's website:
www.jaxbeam.com.


photo by KATHY HARTMAN
This two-story, 8,645-square-foot oceanfront home being built next to public beach access
(left) at the end of Solana Road in Ponte Vedra Beach dwarfs the adjacent homes: a 3,168-
square-foot structure to the south and a 2,492-square-foot home to the north. Owners James
E. and Donna Y. Stephenson of Alpharetta, Ga., plan to make this their second or vacation
home after it is finished in spring 2009, a family spokesman said. James Stephenson, presi-
dent and chief executive officer of Yancey Brothers, a Caterpillar dealer, and his wife have
been visiting and vacationing in Ponte Vedra for more than 30 years and have many friends in
the area, the spokesman said. The 155-front-foot parcel, which previously held the historic Tift
house, was purchased for $5 million, according to St. Johns County records.


Neptune Beach gives FHS band $2,000


FROM STAFF
The Fletcher High School
Band was marching to a hap-
pier beat after the Neptune
Beach City Council agreed to
contribute funds towards a
trip to the nation's capitol.
The Council Monday


voted to donate $2,000 from
its discretionary fund to help
the band pay for a trip to
Washington, D.C. where it
will represent the state of.
Florida in the 2008 National
Independence Day Parade on
July 4.


Councilor Fred Lee agreed
to personally donate an
additional $1,000 towards
the trip.
"We're very proud of you,"
said Mayor Dick Brown.
"You guys go and make good
music."


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BEAM recently held its annual strategic planning meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach. The Board of
Trustees and Executive Director Cindy Funkhouser reviewed BEAM's 2007 performance which
showed huge increases in services to Beaches needy, BEAM also looked ahead at what the
upcoming needs are in the community and how BEAM might be able to address those. BEAM
Board of Trustees are, from left in front row, Susan Taylor, Carolyn Viafora, Vivian Southwell,
President; Janice Kiernan, Cindy Funkhouser, Executive Director; and in the back row are Ann
Smith, Carrie Stinchfield, Bob Hicks,Vice-President: Don Lynn, Deacon Samuel Fussell, Sue
Glawe, Treasurer: Penny Christen, Ned Jardine. Not shown are Father William Kelly and Mary
Jane Brown.


Patrons to shy from political arena

- ART PLANS, from A-1


to go forward with public art
because it's been so controver-
sial," he said.
In a draft version of the RFP;,
the agency said it is "seeking an
artist or artists team who can
understand and express in their
art the connection to historic,
contemporary and future
expressions of the vibrancy of
the location."
Michael Dunlap, who is on
the Town Center Board, said
that some type of public art has
always been intended for the
area and that the concept has
been 10 years in the making.
If an RFP is issued, the agency
may have an exhibit at Dancin'
in the Streets to showcase some
of the options, he added.
Elmore also said that if the'
project moves forward, he
hopes to follow the example of


the citizen's group in San Marco,
which spearheaded the statue of
lions that sits in San Marco
square.
"Our intent...is to keep the
RFP out of the political arena.
Politics and art shouldn't really
mesh," he said.
The city managers from both
cities sent a letter dated Feb. 1 to
Elmore to reiterate that the
agency would have to receive
approval from both cities before
anything could be placed in the
roundabout.
However, Elmore said it is the
agency's intent to "play by the
rules."
He added that the agency is
not trying to skirt meeting with
officials, but simply wants to be
able to answer questions accu-
rately.
"We want to do our home-


work and get it right [before the
concept is presented]," Elmore
said. "We've got to get our act.
together before we can come to
them."
Neptune Beach Mayor Vice
Mayor Harriet Pruette, who is
also a member of the agency,
Tuesday said that the agency
can only make recommenda-
tions to the city and has "no
authority."
She also said that the city has
no money for public art.
If the project moves forward,
Elmore said the agency may ask
the cities for a contribution, but
"we're not looking for them to
fund this thing."
The Town Center Agency is
composed of 15 citizens from
Atlantic Beach and Neptune
Beach.


Summer programs will continue

- CARVER CENTER, from A-1


income children and families
with a special focus on prepar-
ing preschool-age kids for
school.
"Several years ago when I
was at the [Beaches] Resource
Center we tried to get .a
HeadStart program restarted
here at the beach," Christian
said. "There used to be one.
Now our children are bussed
into town. We are talking about
little tiny people."
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programs for children from low
to moderate-income fanrilies.
Programs include annual
summer art camps for partici-
pants ages 6 to 14. Campers
learn skills in drawing, paint-
ing, printmaking and drama.
The camp concludes with a
public performance and art dis-
play by students.
The summer art classes are
part of a summer camp spon-
sored by the City of
Jacksonville Beach. Other
camp activities include field


'.


trips and sports activities.
The Carver Center Summer
Camp Program is funded by the
City of Jacksonville Beach
through its Community
Development Block Grant from
the City of Jacksonville.
Sharp said he would "certain-
ly be happy" to look into the
requirements for facilitating a
Head Start location in
Jacksonville Beach.
"I'm clueless about what is
required for the Head Start pro-
gram but I'd be happy to find
out," he said.


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Spend taxes objectively

Spending public money on art for public places has
sparked substantial public debate in recent months.
That did not deter Atlantic Beach City Commissioners,
however, as they voted 3-2 to spend $45,000 in bed tax
funds to buy a bronze sculpture. Their expenditure will be
matched with a $50,000 appropriation from Jacksonville
City Council discretionary funds. -
Much has been said about whether such an expenditure
can be justified in such tough economic times.
We would suggest, however, that the question is rele-
vant no matter what the economic times. Taxes are com-
pulsory and when they are used to fund frivolity and gra-
cious living, it is reasonable to challenge whether that is
appropriate government spending.
No amount of questioning, however, will alter the deci-
sion in Atlantic Beach. But the recent art acquisition can
provide a valuable lesson.
All of us would benefit if our municipalities were to
clearly develop objective blueprints for all future expendi-
tures that do not clearly and directly contribute to the bot-
tom line for public health and safety.
If an expenditure does not improve public safety or
assure our collective wellbeing, citizens and their elected
officials should have clear guidelines on why public
money should be utilized.
Objective measures and guidelines would remove the
emotional part of the funding decision. And, when it
comes down to it, whether the economic times are bear-
ish or bullish, the public's money and trust must be pro-
tected.
Homeowners who can't afford to pay their taxes risk los-
ing their homes. Taxpayers should know that their taxes
are being used for essential public services, not pretty dec-
orations for the neighborhood they may no longer be able
to afford.



Letters to the editor:

Need cash in an emergency


To the editor:
The article published by
Heidi Baker & Eden Jarrin.
under 'Be Jane' omitted one
very necessary item for an
emergency kit 'MONEY.'
In a real emergency, you
would have to assume that
telephone lines and electric
power line will be down. This
eliminates any chance to use a
ATM machine. Also the use of
credit or debit cards will non-


want to have money that will
just sit around, but there may
be a day when it could be a life
saver, literally.
Also, there was no mention
of a cell phone.
If some one does not have
one, Virgin Mobile has a very
inexpensive plan. The phone is
only $ 9.50 to buy and the
service is $2 every 3 months.
$6.00 a month. This too could'
be a lifesaver


existent. Without 'Cash' in
your kit you Will be hopelessly Albert Rabassa
lost. Jacksonville
I realize that people don't

We deserve a 'Go to Hell' reply


To the editor:
The thing I like most about
living in the South is common-
ly referred to as "Southern
Hospitality".
We say hello as we pass each
other on the sidewalk or in the
hallway, hold the door for oth-
ers, and check on the family
before stating our intended
business of the day. Most
importantly, we extend a help-
ing hand when we see our
neighbor in need.
But a recent string of blus-
tery proclamations by our self-
absorbed politicians has me
wondering if the concept may
be fading. When our neigh-
bors in Georgia asked for:
water to ease their recent
drought, we politely told them
to go to hell. When our neigh-
bors to. the South in Central
Florida asked to use water from
the St. Johns River we, not so
politely, told them" to go to
hell, as if it were ours to give.
While I don't know all the
science involved, the St. John's


River Water Management
District decided that it would
be the most effective way to
ease their .needs. The
Riverkeeper, on the other
hand, objected.
I would expect him to
object, that's his job and his
only area of responsibility.
But the SJRWMD has been
looking after the water needs
of the entire eastern half of the
state for decades, and appar-
ently they feel this is the best
option.
When "The Big One" comes,
(a hurricane I mean), as we all
know it will, I'd expect our
neighbors to the North and the
South to respond in kind to
our concern for them. No util-
ity trucks, no shipments of
water, food or supplies.
Nothing but a collective "go
to hell" will be what we so
aptly deserve.

Tom Fallen
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To the editor:
The Sulzbacher Center is so
grateful for the warm welcome
our HOPE team received when
they arrived at-the beaches on
January 22. Businesses, law
enforcement, local government
and individual residents have
shown their support for the
HOPE Beaches program, which
provides services to homeless
men, women and children in
the beaches area. A full under-
standing of the services offered
by the HOPE team should instill
a real sense of pride in Beaches
residents, but some mispercep-
tions about the program's pur-
pose persist.
HOPE Beaches is the newest
program offered by The
Sulzbacher Center, a
Jacksonville-based provider of
comprehensive services to
homeless men, women and


children for over twelve years.
Over the last seven years, the
Downtown HOPE team has
made over 5,500 referrals for
homeless individuals to receive
shelter, substance abuse treat-
ment, medical, dental, vision
and psychiatric care. HOPE
Beaches founded on this very
successful model will provide
the same linkage of services for
the homeless population at the
beach. The ultimate goal of this
program, and of all programs at
The Sulzbacher Center, is to
move individuals into stable
housing.
Our expansion to the Beaches
was made possible by a
$200,000 grant by Bank of
America to The Sulzbacher
Center. Our partners include
Beaches Emergency Assistance
Ministries (B.E.A.M.) which is
providing office space for the


Those new to state feel like dog amor


To the editor:
The recent vote on the prop-
erty tax initiative, to me, was
such a big disappointment.
Being a recent arrival to
Atlantic Beach (3 years), I have
been paying more than 5 times
the taxes than my neighbors of
lengthier residency who live in
similar homes, if not nicer and
larger, pay.
Now, should they move, they
will still be immune to this
obscene tax rate that I pay.
Between taxes and insurance, I
pay 14 percent of my gross
annual income. I am tithing to
the State of Florida, and then
some. This amount exceeds my
marginal federal tax rate.
As a result of the vote, we can
expect to pay more in fees for
services now. These are taxes
that we can't deduct on our fed-
eral income tax returns, but we
will still demand the services we
have come to expect and they
cost. What exactly is the long
term gain here? Please, some-
one enlighten me without the
use of mirrors.


It seems to me that Floridians
don't understand the concept of
"paying for what you want or
forego the desire". There is a
denial that the tax system is out
of control and our elected lead-
ers have done nothing to help
educate the general population
as to where this line of thought
is leading.
The real estate market is
depressed across the country
and I can't really see selling my
house, because full disclosure
would mean that any potential
owners from out of state will
realize what the annual tax lia-
bility is and they would choose
to live somewhere else: that
leaves one of the lucky
Floridians with the new porta-
bility measure at their disposal
and a depressed market working
against me.
On my loan disclosure state-
ment, I was afforded only the
current taxes on the house
when I purchased. I did not
know that my taxes would
increase 550% above that num-
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which will happen first. over sixty percent of the voters
It seems that forward think- in Florida is this; you have gone
ing and corrective action takes a too far, spent too much, and we
back seat to denial. the voters are going to yank you
back to reality. Our local elected
Christopher Casey officials need to pay heed to
Atlantic Beach that message also.


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Controlling

revenue will

help discipline

S_ government


SThad a $2 wager with a good
Friend whether Amendment
Si .11 -to restrict property taxes
wouldlpass. I said it would, and
he said it wouldn't. Now, I am
$2 richer.
To me its passage was not sur-
S.- prising. We are witnessing an
- incredible downturn in the
housing market with its associ-
S- ated economic pain and suffer-
- ing. Many families in Florida are
struggling because of the severe
- economic conditions.,
S,- Additionally we have seen
governments in Florida at all
levels receive windfall revenues
- because of the incredible appre-
ciation in property values over
*Diii the past several years. Many of
Providers" those governments flushed with
- extra money have spent it
unwisely, or at least in the eyes
.- ---- of a many taxpayers, unwisely.
That excess money has led some
-- governments to spend outside
-- the scope of their normal aCtivi-
-- ties on projects that some might
question if they are really the
-- responsibility of government.
-- - -- Most recently in Atlantic
S Beach the commission voted to
--- spend almost $100,000 on a
sculpture. The first time they
voted on spending the money it
- was defeated 3-2; this'time it
passed. While I recognize that
Half the money will come from
- restricted funds, that is the
-- tourist development tax, I still
,pwoqndr if that, is the best,use:of
- those e funds. A citizen at.the
- meeting suggested using the
money for beach improvement
which would be allowed,
instead of buying the sculpture.
- Hmm...sort of sounded sensi-
ble to me. Furthermore, the
other half of the money came
from the City of Jacksonville,
- specifically from Councilman
Graham's discretionary fund.
Does discretionary mean it
r could be matching an Atlantic
,Or, .Beach contribution for some-
thing that may have more direct
homeless benefit to the citizens than a
sculpture? Of course for some
program's two full time staff this is viewed as another exam-
members and Baptist Health pie of government making friv-
which is contributing $10,000 olous expenditures and only
to support psychiatric services furthers the desire of citizens to
to those in need at the beach. restrict government revenues so
The cities of Jacksonville, this can't happen. It encourages
Atlantic and Neptune Beach the kind of voting outcome we
have all contributed to a new have just witnessed.
van that will be dedicated to the Another problem; govern-
HOPE Beaches program. This ments have donated to non
collaboration between the for- .profits and charities in increas-
profit, the non-profit and gov- ing volume and now many are
ernment sectors is a model for very dependent on those gov-
communities nationwide. ernment handouts for their
We are very excited about the operations and sometimes their
opportunity to work with the survival. But here is a philo-
beaches communities to address sophical question. Why should
homelessness in a constructive government make a decision for
way. At the end of the day, we me and you as to what charity
will all benefit from this collab- or non-profit to which they
orative effort. contribute?
Audrey Moran It seems they should either
President/CEO give to all or give to none; that
The Sulzbacher Center would be fair. If the private sec-
tor through donations by peo-
ple and or businesses is not will-
th fleas ing to fund a seemingly worth-
while project or effort, why
should government be expected
more research. to do so?
I can only hope that I can sell- Where does the responsibility
even at a moderate loss- so I can of government end? What does
live better life among those promote the general welfare
appreciative of equality and fair- really mean? I believe the gov-
ness. I came too late to be con- emment must provide for pub-
sidered an equal among the cit- lic safety to the reasonable best
izens of Florida and I do feel like of their ability, provide for pub-
a dog among the fleas. lic health within the arena of
Somehow, it really doesn't their control, pass and adminis-
surprise me that one of the ter laws to establish order in the
biggest backers of .this initiative community from traffic to zon-
was the real estate lobby. ing. Beyond that, how far
This might sound like sour should a local government go?
grapes, but it is really a call to In reality the only way we can
beware- Floridians have dug a control government is to con-
hole and now they have calling trol their revenue, because gov-
for dynamite to go a bit deeper, ernment will spend every cent
I can hope for a challenge to you give them and offer good
the constitutionality of this justification for each expendi-
action (and to the disparate tax ture. Controlling revenue
rate) or wait until we have to should force discipline and good
pay a "community construction judgment.
fee" for the dikes. I'm not sure Now I think the message from


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OBITUARIES


GWYNDEL LOUIS BLOOMFIELD


KEITH FELIX COBURN


LOREDA JEAN EKIS


Gwyndel Louis Bloomfield,
64, of Jack, Ala., formally of
Atlantic Highlands, Fla., died
January 23, 2008 in Elba, Ala.
Memorial services will be held at
6 p.m. February 6 at the Atlantic
Highlands Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daugh-
ters, Mary (Bloomfield) Adams
of Jack, Ala., Bobbie Jo
Bloomfield, Angela Dawn
Bloomfield and Lisa Marie
(Bloomfield) Bauers of


Michigan; son, Robert Mayo;
mother, Jane (Neighbors)
Bloomfield of Florida; brothers,
Donald Mayo Bloomfield of
Echo, Ala., Charles Bloomfield
of Tennessee and William
Bloomfield of Palm Coast, Fla.;
sister, Sonya Goodman of
Tennessee; 22 grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Hayes
Funeral Home of Elba, Ala.


FRANCES ELM


Keith Felix
Coburn, 47, of
Jacksonville
ii.. died January
S 31, 2008. He
S was born July
..." 25, 1960 in
Orlando, Fla.
SHe is sur-
vived by his
mother, Margaret Coburn;
wife, Leila; daughters, Megan
and Phoebe; son, Nicholas; sis-
ters, Kathy (Eric) and Joy
(Greg); brothers, Gary (Angela)
and Gordon (Heather); numer-


ous nieces, nephews and other
family members and friends.
Visitation was held February
3 in Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home. Mass of
Christian Burial was celebrated
February 4 in"the Sacred Heart
Catholic Church of
Jacksonville, with the Rev.
Peter Kuligowski as Celebrant.
Inurnment to follow in
Jacksonville Memory Gardens
Cemetery.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Loreda Jean Ekis, born May
7, 1940 to Porter and Hazel
Boyles in Grafton, W.Va., died
with her family by her side
February 1, 2008 in
Jacksonville.
She is survived by her hus-
band of 38 years, Ben; her two
daughters, Debbie (Donnie)
and Niki (Michael); a daughter-
in-law, Virginia; four grand-
daughters, Tayler, Monica and
Sarah Jean and Tamra; her
mother, Hazel Boyles; two
brothers, Junior and Elmer;
one sister, Wilma; and several


nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in Death by her
father, Porter Boyles, and son,
David Skidmore.
A Visitation is scheduled
from 6-8 p.m. February 8 in the
celebration gathering room of
Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 1430
Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL
32207.
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Frances Elm,
73, of
Jacksonville
died February
2, 2008. She
4 graduated from
Montclair State
University and
resided in East
St <" Brunswick, N.J.
She was
employed as a Latin teacher in
North Brunswick High School
until her retirement. She and
her husband of 50 years relocat-
ed to Jacksonville Golf and
Country Club, where they
resided for the past 15 years.
She is survived by her hus-
band, Frank; son, Frankie Elm Jr.
of Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter,


Vicki Mullins, and grandson,
Frank Dillon Mullins, both of
Jacksonville.
. Visitation will be held from 6-
8 p.m. February 6 in Quinn-
Shalz Funeral Home. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrat-
ed at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 in St. Paul's
Catholic Church, Jacksonville
Beach, with the Rev. William
Kelly as Celebrant, followed by
encryptment in Oaklawn
Cemetery of Jacksonville.
Memorials may be made in
her honor to the National
Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
1501 N.W. 9th Ave./Bob Hope
Road, Miami, FL 33136.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


CHARLES A. LACEY


World War II veteran Charles
A. Lacey, 82, died ,February 1,
2008..He was born July 25, 1925
in South Philadelphia, Pa.
He is survived by his wife of
59 years, Jane; daughters,
Kathleen, Karen and Marie;
three grandsons and four grand-
daughters. He was predeceased
by his daughter, Janie Dee.
A Mass of Christian Burial


was celebrated February 5 in St.
Paul's Catholic Church, with
the Rev. William Kelly as
Celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the National
Veterans Foundation,
www.nvf.org.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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RICHARD ALEN MCCUEN, SR.


Richard Alen
McCuen Sr.,
50, died
February 1,
2008. Born July
Y'-' 20, 1957 in
Newport, R.I.,
S the family
moved to
Atlantic Beach
in 1964.
He was a family man who
enjoyed working on cars, gar-
dening and fishing. He was also
a passionate Jaguars fan.
He will be missed dearly and
thought of always, he will never
be forgotten; the family said.
He leaves behind his wife of
10 years, Julie; his mother,
Jaqueline; son, Richard McCuen
Jr. (Jennifer); daughter, Natasha


McCuen-Crumley; brothers,
Michael, Timothy, Thomas,
Alan and James (Michelle); sis-
ter, Isabell McCuen Sturtevant
(Scott); and four grandchildren,
Domnic, Julia, Mariah and
Kayla McCuen.
The family will receive friends
from 5-8 p.m. February 6 in the
Chapel at First Coast Funeral
Home, 5958 Merrill- Road,
Jacksonville. Funeral services
will be held at 1 p.m. February 7
in the Chapel of Peace located
at Beaches Memorial Park, 1500
Main St., Atlantic Beach, Rev. J.
Stephen Kuzniar officiating.
Interment will follow in the
Garden of Time.
Arrangements entrusted to
First Coast Funeral Home,
Jacksonville.


Frona
Montgomery,
who worked as
a registered
nurse into her
80th year and
was the moth-
er of six, died
I January 28,
2008 at a
Jacksonville
Beach hospital. She lived in the
Ponte Vedra Beach area for the
past 27 years.
She worked as a nursing
supervisor at Methodist
Medical Center and later as a
nurse at the Mental Health
Resource Center in
Jacksonville. She continued to
work part-time at the center
until her death.
Born Frona Elaine Stickland
in Corner Brook,
iNewif6iindlanid:in 1927, "he
attended 'Oshawa Missionary
College in Ontario, Canada
and completed her nursing
training at the New England
Sanitarium and Hospital near
Boston in 1951.
She married Maurice
Montgomery in 1948, and the
couple planned to work as mis-
sionaries in far-off lands. She
was a mother of three children
by 1958, the same year the
family moved from
Massachusetts to Syracuse, N.Y.
Following a divorce in 1960,
she married Raymond Bova,
and the couple added three
more children.
In 1972 the family moved to
the Albany, N.Y. area, settling
in Saratoga Springs, where she
was a supervisor at Saratoga
Springs Hospital. In 1981 she
moved to Florida, eventually
residing in Ponte Vedra Beach,
where she reveled in the sunny
days, her colleagues and
friends, and spending time


with her children and grand-
children. She was considered a
fixture at the Jacksonville
Beach McDonald's, where she
would enjoy her morning cof-
fee and the company of
friends.
She was considered the con-
summate registered nurse and
supervisor, known for her tech-
nical skills, her family said. She
was relied upon heavily by her
colleagues, especially for her
ability to handle difficult situa-
tions. Her compassion for
those in her care and ability to
comfort people in crisis never
dimmed.
She was among the oldest
working nurses in the country.
She remained a valued pres-
ence at the mental health cen-
ter.
She was a wonderful mother,
fihdffid8ad r6dlleague^'fhE' fami-
1i saidSh'e wilib fmostdeeply
missed.
She is predeceased by her
daughter, Sylvia Bova, who
died in October 2006.
She is survived by .her sons,
Maurice Montgomery, David
Montgomery and Raymond
Bova, of Chicago,
Albuquerque, N.M. and
Jacksonville, respectively;
daughters, Nancy Montgomery
and Elaine Bova-Nicholson, of
Heidelberg, Germany and
Neptune Beach, respectively;
grandchildren, Amanda Bova,
Lauren, David, Candis and
Dustin Montgomery, and Julia
Schneider-Montgomery.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. February 9 in
Quinn Shalz Funeral Home,
3600 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


LoIs Ross READY


Lois Ross Ready, 92, died
February 2, 2008 in Tallahassee,
Fla.. She lived previously at
Cypress Village in Jacksonville .
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Ernest Ready.
She is survived by her son, Kirk
Ready (Sandy); her daughter,
Marcia Ready Follensbee; and
her grandchildren, Karen
Ready, Ray Ready, Brian
Follensbee and Laura


Follensbee McLaughlin
(David).
Interment is planned for
February 11 at St. Paul's By the
Sea, Jacksonville Beach.
Memorials may be made to Big
Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan
Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL
32308.
Arrangements by Culley's
MeadowWood Funeral Home,
Tallahassee, Fla.


WILLIAM HUDSON 'BILL' SOLOMON


William Hudson "Bill"
Solomon, 65, died January 30,
2008. Born February 12, 1942, he
grew up on the ocean in Ponte
Vedra Beach and was sincerely
loved by all who knew him, the
family said.
He had a kind, generous heart
and boisterous sense of humor
that he willingly shared. His greet-
ing, "Hey, Buddy," always made
you smile. Everybody he touched
was bettered by knowing him,
said the family.
He loved his country and served
it proudly in the Coast Guard. He
was a fishing boat owner, captain,
land-clearing and construction
company owner, avid Florida
Gator and NASCAR fan, and grad-
uate of the University of North
Florida with a degree in
Construction Engineering.
He was certainly colorful and
the epitome of loving life and liv-
ing it to the fullest, the family said.


While he was generous with his
genuine affection for others, his
deepest love was reserved for his
son, Billy Wiisanen, Billy's wife,
Ada, and. his grandchildren,
Mitchell and Lydia.
He is survived by his son and
family; his brother, Bob Solomon;
and his close cousins, Gray C.
Solomon, Jim Solomon and Chip
Solomon; and nephew, Biff Jones.
Services will be held at 2 p.m.
February 9 at Christ Episcopal
Church, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Margaritaville attire is requested.
In lieu of flowers, contributions
in his memory would be appreci-
ated to Christ Episcopal Church,
Pablo Towers Auxiliary Fund. The
family would be grateful if
thoughts and memories could be
sent to Gray C. Solomon at
GCSPVB@Gmail.com or mailed to
830-13 A1A North #234, Ponte
Vedra Beach, FL 32082 for inclu-
sion in the service.


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TEACHER OF THE YEAR


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WEDDING

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February 6. 2008


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up cooking out



of necessity as



a single parent


photo by JENNIFER KNOECHEL


Steve Windley with some of his third-grade math students at Finegan Elementary School in Atlantic.Beach.



Windley understands Navy life


by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
Steve Windley is turn-
-ing students into
athletese" at Finegan
Elementary School in
Atlantic Beach.
Students practicing their
multiples in a speedball
game around the classroom
is one of the many ways he
makes learning fun.
Windley is in his 12th
year of teaching mathemat-
ics, science and social stud-
ies at Finegan. He is the
school's teacher of the year.
"I think third grade is the
most important for math
because this is the year
when the harder concepts
are introduced," said
Windley.
"The multiplication and
division are huge steps.
They can't move on without
knowing them inside and
out."
Every year teachers and
staff in Duval County Public
Schools are asked to nomi-
nate and vote for teacher of
the year to represent their
school in the district and
state Teacher of the Year
Recognition Program.
Finegan Elementary is a
Florida top 100 and "A"
rated school near Hanna
Park.
* Windley is known as the
teacher who rides his bike to
school from his home in
Atlantic Beach and the go-to
teacher for any questions
pertaining to math.
He is also known as the
"Miracle Man" after surviv-
ing a near-fatal car accident


Photo by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Steve Windley wanted to
teach at a school that caters
to children of Navy families.
two years ago in which he
broke his back and was told
he: would never walk again.
He returned to Finegan in
a wheelchair and after
months of rehabilitation he
can walk again.
"It was a miracle that he
lived through it and it did
something to him as I guess
any near-death experience
would," said third-year
Finegan Principal David
Pinter.
"While he was already a
great teacher he came back
as an awesome teacher.
Steve has a way of question-
ing children that leads them
to the answer. He leads
them to understanding; he
leads them to a higher order
of thinking; he leads them
to multiple solutions by his
questioning. He has a gift


for it.
"That's why I call him the
miracle man. It's amazing
that he's even alive and.
then the miracle of how he
leads children; it's guided,
directed, purposeful, rigor-
ous, educational fun. You
wouldn't wait for' a better
teacher for your children."
Windley grew up in
Jacksonville and graduated
from Terry Parker High
School in 1991. He started
as an engineering major at
the University of Central
Florida, but when he took
an Intro to Education class
to fulfill a writing require-
ment, he switched major to
education. He started his
career teaching at Finegan,
which serves many Navy
families.
"I was a child of the Navy
and that's why I wanted a
Navy school," Windley said.
"I know what it's. like when
dad's out on an eight-month
deployment and I think it
helps to have a guy around.
I wanted to give back. At
our school we are a family."
When Pinter came to
Finegan in 2005 he
approached Windley with
the idea of moving down
from fifth grade to third
grade which would then be
departmentalized.
In previous years, a third
grade teacher taught all sub-
jects and Finegan had strug-
gled with grades of C and B.
Finegan has earned a grade
of "A" since 2005.
"For a lot of years I had
fifth graders who couldn't
do what my third graders
are doing now," Windley


said.
"Pinter came to me and
said that I could move down
to third grade and nip it in
the bud so kids would never
come up and not know the
basics. And they did really,
really, well. Our scores have
shot through the roof-since,
Pinter became principal."
As Finegan's lead math
teacher, Windley dissemi-
nates all the information
relating to math from DCPS
Sto the math teachers at
Finegan. He is also on the
leadership team at the
school in which several
teachers of various grade
levels meet to discuss school
policies.
"We.want to create an
environment to get every-
body on the same page as
far as discipline and what
routines and rituals we do in
the classroom and what
behavior is expected in the .
hallway, the cafeteria, the
playground," he said.
"It makes it easier on the
students and the teachers if
everybody knows what is
expected."
Windley is also chairman
of the shared decision com-
mittee which meets at the
Schultz Center to discuss
ways to improve learning.
"Basically what we've
done at our school is that
every grade feeds into the
next so we're not repeating
things," Windley said.
"Now we want to connect
sixth, seventh and eighth
,grade. Our kids come out of
here pretty strong and we
want them to keep run-
.ning."


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
R egulars at the annual
Incredible Edibles at St.
Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church always
look for Wendall Sheppard's
cakes on the bake sale table.
The five rum cakes he
baked for the most recent
event sold shortly after the
doors opened.
His fruitcake, showcased
on a glass-covered cake plate,
was one of the raffle items at
the event.
Sheppard said he learned
to cook more than 30 years
ago out of necessity. As a sin-
gle parent raising three chil-
dren, he said he simply
"needed something on the
table" to feed them.
What began as a slow
process of learning the basics
eventually turned into a life-
long interest in cooking.
He also learned to be an
accomplished baker. Over
the years Sheppard has host-
ed countless dinner parties,
church dinners, family birth-
day celebrations and holiday
dinners at his Atlantic Beach
home.
Among his favorite recipes
are many handed down from
his mother and grandmoth-
er. Holiday dinners often. .
include many southerni.;- i'!
favorites from Sheppard's
childhood, such as ambrosia,
pound cake, red velvet cake,
fresh egg nog and roast -


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turkey.
Sheppard also has about
400 cookbooks, including a
complete set of Southern
Living magazine cookbooks
dating from 1979.
His collection of dishware
includes sets of china and
pottery with up to 30 place
settings. He keeps the dish-
ware in a walk-in closest spe-
cially fitted to accommodate
dishes, glassware, crystal,
flatware and serving pieces.
"My Mom's Ice Box Pies"
are two recipes Sheppard
used when entertaining.
Both pies, peach and blue-
berry, must be made at least
a day before serving, he says.
Sheppard remembers that
his mother substituted sour
cream for a whipped cream
topping for these pies back
in the 1940s when some
foods were hard to find.
Substituting sour cream for
whipped cream turned out to
be an improvement on the
original recipe, Sheppard
said...
For his signature rum;cake,
Sheppard prefers spiced dark


See RECIPES, A-7


photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Wendall Sheppard's storage closet is fitted with shelves for
china, pottery and glassware to make entertaining easy.


Lifeguard recruits 'watching the boat'


(Second in a series)


photo by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Lifeguard recruits."watch the boat" as instructor Rick Foster
(right) points out some last-minute instructions on Sunday.


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Winter recruits with the American Red
Cross Volunteer Lifesaving Corps of
Jacksonville Beach underwent their first
training tests Sunday at the University
-of North Florida's Aquatic Center.
They swam laps, tread water in the
deep end and dove for quarters and
bricks.
When the recruits weren't immersed
in the heated pool, they stood at atten-
tion "watching the boat."
"Look to your left and right," assistant
instructor Demian Harris told the more
than 30 recruits, who were lined up in a
row on the pool deck according to
height.
"Those are the ones who are not going
to make it [through the 12-week
course]."
"Watching the boat" will become a
common team-building exercise for the


winter recruit class over the next three
months.
-The drill involves standing at atten-
tion with eyes fixed on an imaginary
lifeboat at sea.
In its halcyon days, the Corps utilized
wooden lifeboats for ocean rescues and
to assist boaters in distress.
Today, wooden lifeboats are iconic
images of the organization's storied
past, which dates to 1912.
"Get some water, stretch out and get
back on the line and watch the boat,"
Rick Foster, the Corps' lead instructor,
told recruits who completed a 22-lap
pool swim on Sunday.
Swimming 550 yards in less than 12
minutes is a minimum requirement for
lifeguard recruits. Full-fledged Corps
members must swim the same distance
in under 10 minutes.
More than two-thirds of the recruits
swam the 550 in under 13 minutes on
Sunday.
One dropped out after three laps.
Another threw up on the pool deck. The


fastest recruit clocked in at just over six
minutes. The slowest finisher took more
than 20 minutes to complete the task.
Moving down the line, Foster told
recruits who failed to make the 12-
minute time standard that their training
days were numbered.
"If you can't do it in under 13 minutes
next time, I'll have to ask you to leave,"
Foster said in a soft voice.
Later that afternoon, Foster gave a
similar speech to four recruits who
failed to complete a mile run in under
10 minutes, another minimum stan-
dard.
Two other qualifying criteria were
held Sunday: Treading water for five
minutes and retrieving objects, includ-
ing a rubberized brick, from the bottom
of UNF's 12-foot-deep pool.
"Give it a shot," said Foster after toss-
ing a handful of quarters into the deep
end.

See GUARDS, A-7


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 7A


February 6, 2008


WEDDING


Paul and Vicki Hoffman


Hoffman-Lynn


Vicki Lynn and Paul
Hoffman, both of Ponte Vedra
Beach, were married Jan. 5,
2008, at their home.
Wanda McReynolds per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Jacquelyn Lea (Wallace) and
the late Frank Lynn of
Jacksonville.
The groom is the son of


Philip and Sheila Hoffman of
Long Island, N.Y. He is senior
vice president of Auld &
White Constructors.
Franki Sturgess was the
bride's attendant. Blake
Hoffman was a groomsman.
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon in the Caribbean and
will reside in Ponte Vedra
Beach.


BIRTH


Erika and Justin Wray of
Jacksonville Beach announce
the birth of a daughter, Liliana
Gracie Sage Wray, on Dec. 20,
2007, at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches i! ; i "; v :' "i ;
She was 7 pounds, 12 ounces
and was 21 inches long.


Maternal grandparents are
Jennifer Kautto of Jacksonville
Beach and Casey Baker of
Joshua, Texas.
LaDonna... ,MvarshalL... .of
Phoenix,; Aizw A4s .a paternal
grandparent.


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Guards: Training begin


Cont. from A-6
Foster and Harris also went
over basic techniques for
water entries and rescue
manuevers.
"Most people panic in the
ocean," said Harris, the com-
modore, or leader, of the
2006 winter recruit class.
"We are going to be teach-
ing you how to rescue people
no matter where you are."
The 2008 winter recruit
class began Jan. 27 with a
three-hour orientation ses-
sion at the Jacksonville Beach
lifeguard station.
The class meets Sundays for
training and Tuesday
evenings for regularly sched-
uled Corps meetings.
Graduation is slated for
Sunday, April 27.
Recruits begin learning CPR
the next two Sundays, fol-
lowed by a 40-hour first
responder course.
Foster said recruits who fail
to meet the time standards
for the pool swim and the
mile beach run will be certi-
fied in CPR upon departure.
"Approximately 10 to 15
percent of recruits graduate
from this program," says a
Jan. 27 orientation letter to
recruits.
"Signing up as one of our
recruits is a major commit-
ment, and if you are not
ready to dedicate yourself at
this time, I ask that you


return when you are ready to
do so."
Correction: Recruit surf-
man can earn a paycheck
their first year.


Recipes: My Mom's Ice Box Pies: Peach, Blueberry


Cont. from A-6
rum to bring out the best fla-
vor. The cake is very moist
and, said Sheppard, "has a
kick to it."
Bananas Foster Bread
Pudding is a recipe from
Sheppard's Southern Living
collection. The buttery rum
sauce with sliced bananas
makes this rich bread pud-
ding even more special.
Ruben Casserole is a recipe
from Sheppard's friend Rita
Douglas, who wrote her own
cookbook about 25 years
ago. Anyone who likes a
Ruben Sandwich should also
like this recipe, said
Sheppard.
For a hearty main course,
Sheppard prepares Crock'Pot
Stew and serves the finished
dish over rice.
The following are recipes
from Wendall Sheppard.

My Mom's Ice Box Pies:
Peach Pie and Fresh
Blueberry Pie
(Both must be made 1 day
before serving for best
results; 2 days even better.)

Peach Pie
1 prepared graham cracker
crust
1 large can ragged or free-
stone peaches drained
thoroughly
1 can condensed milk
2 lemons
8-oz. sour cream

Mash drained peaches with
a fork and place in bottom
of pie shell. Put juice of 2
lemons in condensed milk
and stir well and put over
layer of peaches.
With a spoon, stir sour
cream until it is smooth and
put over condensed milk
layer.
Cover and refrigerate.

Fresh Blueberry Pie
1 prepared graham cracker
crust
1 can condensed milk
2 lemons
1 pint fresh blueberries
8 oz. sour cream

Mix condensed milk with
juice of 2 lemons. Fold in
pint of blueberries and pour
over crust.
Stir sour cream with a
spoon until smooth and put
over layer.of blueberries.
Cover aid'refrigerate.. ?' !, ',

Rum Cake
three-quarters cup
chopped nuts
1 pkg. pudding-in-the-mix
yellow cake
4 eggs
one-half cup cooking oil
one-quarter cup cold water
three-quarters cup spiced
dark rum
Sauce:
1 stick of margarine or but-
ter
1 cup sugar
one-half cup spiced dark
rum

Heat oven to 325 degrees.
Generously grease a large
Bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts on
the bottom.
Beat remaining cake ingre-
dients for 6 minutes on
medium speed of electric
mixer. Pour over nuts inpan.
Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or
until a toothpick comes out
clean.
Prepare sauce about 10
minutes before cake is done.
In a saucepan, bring to a
boil margarine, sugar, and
rum -stirring constantly. Boil
slowly for 2 minutes.
Pour all of sauce over cake
while still in bundt pan. Let
sit until the sauce is well
absorbed, about 20 to 30


minutes. Invert onto plate.

Bananas Foster Bread
Pudding
3 large eggs
one-half cup whipping
cream
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown
sugar
one-quarter cup rum
1 Tbsp. banana extract
4 cups milk
one-quarter cup butter
dash of cinnamon
1 16 oz. stale loaf of
French bread, cut into 1-inch
cubes

Bread Pudding Sauce
Stir together first 6 ingredi-
ents in a large bowl.
Heat milk and butter in a
large sauce pan over medium
high heat untilmelted, stir-
ring constantly. Do not boil
Stir about one-fourth of
hot milk mixture gradually
into the egg mixture, add to
remaining hot milk mixture,
stirring constantly. Add cin-
namon.
Place bread cubes in a
lightly greased 13x9 inch
baking dish. Pour egg mix-
ture evenly over bread. Press
bread to absorb mixture.
Bake at 325 degrees for 45
to 55 minutes. Remove from
oven and let stand 30 min-
utes before serving with
Bread Pudding Sauce.

Bread Pudding Sauce
one-half cup butter
one-half cup packed brown
sugar
one-quarter cup dark rum
one-half tsp. banana
extract
2 bananas, sliced

Combine butter, brown
sugar, and remaining ingre-
dients in a saucepan over
medium-high heat, stirring
occasionally for 5 minutes.
Do not boil. Remove from
heat.

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1 27 oz. jar of Bavarian
Sauerkraut, drained well
2 medium fresh tomatoes
3 Tbsp. Thousand Island
dressing
2 Tbps. oleo
one and one-half lbs.
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inch baking dish. Slice toma-
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of kraut. Put dressing on
tomatoes.Dot with.oleo and
top with beef and


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for 15 minutes.
Separate each biscuit into
3 thin layers and arrange on
top of casserole. Sprinkle
with caraway seed and rye
cracker crumbs. Bake 15 to
20 minutes until biscuits are
brown.


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Seabreeze Elementary School

holds its Family Fitness Night


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
The fourth annual Seabreeze
PTO Family Fitness Night, held,
Jan. 24, was designed to "pro-
mote physical activity, families
doing things together," said
Seabreeze coach Hal
Hollingsworth.
The 90-minute event, held
primarily in the elementary
school's cafeteria, featured fit-
ness stations that included
jumping rope and doing
situps. One of the participants
in the latter, eight-year-old


Trey Davis, did 34 situps in one
minute.
There were activities such as
bowling in the "Seabreeze
bowling center" in the hallway
behind the cafeteria, as well as
putting in the cafeteria. A line
dancing exhibition and CPR
demonstration were included
in the 90-minute evening.
Hollingsworth, who has
been at Seabreeze four years,
brought Family Fitness Night
with him from another school,
where it was held three years.
So he's been involved for a


total of seven years.
"The first two years [at
Seabreeze] were very low atten-
dance," said Hollingsworth.
"Last year we had a real good
turnout."
Noting the Jan. 24 atten-
dance, he said, "It's building."
Hollingsworth was assisted
by his wife, Vicki, an occasion-
al Seabreeze substitute and
member of the school's PTO,
who handled the evening's
microphone chores for her
husband, who was battling
laryngitis.


SCHOOL BRIEFS


The Fletcher High School PTSA is sponsoring
a Welcome Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 8 from 8
a.m. to 10 a.m. for parents and students starting
high school in the fall of 2008.
At this breakfast; parents will be able to learn
more about making the transition from middle
to high school.
Parents of rising ninth graders are urged to,
attend to find out what they need to do to make
sure that their children are prepared for the
transition to middle school.
Those attending will also be able to meet the
PTSA Leadership and learn about volunteer
opportunities. Guidance counselors will answer
questions about schedules and classes.
Tours of the school will be given along with a
question-and-answer session. Refreshments
and socializing will also be available. The event
will be held in the FHS Media Center and atten-
dees should sign in at the main office and be
prepared to show a picture ID.
For more information, contact FHS PTSA pres-
ident Suzie Chisholm at 223-0609.
Accreditation has been awarded to The
Foundation Academy of Jacksonville Beach by
The Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools (SACS) through its Council on
Accreditation and School Improvement (CASI)
and the Commission on International and
Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).
SACS -provides both regional and national
accreditation, the purpose of which is continu-
ous school improvement focused on increasing
student performance.
The Foundation Academy has been an NIPSA
program since 1991.
The school is currently constructing a 23-acre


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campus off Old San Pablo Road. The campus is
set to open in August 2008. The new campus
will accommodate up to 500 students and will
include a gym, theater, music rooms, science
lab, and library.
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Beaches Chapel School's STARS program
recently began offering Basic Art classes taught
by the local artist Jeanette Phillips.
For more information call 241-4211.
* *
High school seniors, college-bound students
and parents can get free assistance with federal
financial aid forms during College Goal Sunday
from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the
FCCJ Advanced Technology Center, 401 W.
State St. Jacksonville.
Students who reside in or near Duval County
can attend the free session.
Professional financial aid staff and counselors
will be on hand to offer free help in all aspects
of the financial aid application process.
Spanish-speaking professionals will also be
available. In order to complete the FAFSA, par-
ents and students should bring the following:
Social Security number, driver's license or
alien registration card
2007 IRS 1040 or latest tax return and W-2
statements
Untaxed yearly income statement for 2007,
such as Social Security benefits, Temporary
Assistance to Needy Students, welfare and non-
educational veterans benefits
Federal Student Aid PIN (Sign up for one at
www.pin.ed.gov.)
For more information about College Goal
Sunday, visit
http:'//www.unf.edu/finaid/cgs.html.


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Fitness Night on Jan. 24.


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Bulldogs again end Senators campaign


Fletcher can't find net

in regional quarterfinal


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER
Last year, Flagler Palm Coast
boys soccer standout Jason
Alverez ended Fletcher High's
season with his foot.
He did it again last
Thursday night.
Alverez booted the lone goal
in the regional quarterfinal
match at Fletcher with about
eight minutes remaining in
the game, ending the Senators
season by a 1-0 count. It was
the same score by the same
team that ended Fletcher's run
a year ago.
"That was a great goal,"
Fletcher head coach Mike
Levine said of Alverez's kick.
"I thought we played well all
night, we just didn't finish.
"I don't think they did any-
thing spectacular defensively.
We created some opportuni-
ties but we should have been a
little more poised in the box.
They scored a great goal. That
wasn't a typical goal on any
level. Not high school, not
college or the pros. It was just
a great goal."
With both team battling out
a scoreless game near the
Senators' goal, Alverez hit the
ball just outside the box and
slipped it past Fletcher goal-
keeper Taylor Wyman in the
top right comer of the net.
A year ago, playing in a
scoreless match against the
same team on the same field,
Alverez calmly approached a
penalty kick late in the game
and sent his Bulldogs to victo-


ry.
"When we were sitting there
talking after the game, I told
the players if we were going to
lose, at least we lost on a great
goal," Levine said. "That was
just the story of the game.
They never got dangerous
except that."
Fletcher (20-2-2) appeared
to dominate possession early
in the contest, keeping the
ball at the Bulldogs' (20-1-1)
end of the field and limiting
FPC's shots on goal.
Momentum seemed to shift
quickly when Bulldog Sam
Ospina tackled Tony Kattreh
hard near the sideline after
Kattreh had beaten him to the
ball, leaving the Fletcher soph-
omore on the ground clutch-
ing his right leg in pain,
The game put on hold for
nearly five minutes while
medical personnel attended to
Kattreh.
"I don't think it got scary,"
Levine said of Kattreh's injury.
"We just had to play without
him. It's scary to think we had
to go on without our leading
scorer.
"The thing that bothered
me is he beat the player clean,
got taken out after he clearly
beat his man and there was
really no punitive action
taken against the other player.
I call that taking a player out
of the game. You just attack
them and whack them hard
enough so they can't play
anymore."
Kattreh did return midway
through the second half,'


Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Fletcher High's Sean Tracy (7) battles for the ball amid a group of Flagler Palm Coast players in last Thursday night's regional quar-
terfinal playoff game at Jack Taylor Stadium. The Bulldogs won, 1-0, to end the Senators' season.


though he was struggling
noticeably and limping often.
"He came back in, he tried
hard and worked hard though
he wasn't 100 percent," Levine


Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Senators forward Tony Kattreh (13) controls the ball as he's challenged by a Flagler Palm Coast
defender in last Thursday's regional quarterfinal. Kattreh, a sophomore, was Fletcher's leading
scorer this season with 24 goals and 14 assists.


said. "I give him credit for
coming back in.
"All the kids, they played


hard and they
played smart,
it's not like we
did anything
stupid to give
the game up.
After the game
we lost our
composure a lit-
t, e bit, but I
think that's just
frustrated high
school kids."
An end to a
Senators sea-
son filled
with such
promise came
suddenly and
unexpectedly.
"It's a tough
loss to swal-
low," Levine
added. "I still
believe we
were the bet-
ter soccer
team, but the
better team
doesn't always
win. It's a
cruel sport
sometimes."
The loss
ultimately
ends the
Senators' run
for a state
championship


I don't third
anything
defensively
some oppor
we should h
little more pc
box. They sc
goal. That wa
goal on any
high school,
or the pros.


-Mike
Senators h


this season and caps the high
school careers of three seniors.
Cabe Nolan, Donald Grzena
and Taylor Wyman are the


lore seniors on the team and
the only players Levine will
lose to graduation. All three
were co-cap-
tains.
"They came
in as freshmen
and really com-
mitted them-
selves to being
top notch play-
ers," Levine
said of the trio.
"They really
committed
themselves to
S the team. For
) the last four
ik they did years they've
tey d been playing,
spectacular they been a
We created real big part
of bringing
tunities, but this program
av back up to
Lave .een a level it's at
oised in the now. We're
ored a great really going
S a grea to miss them
isn't a typical as players and
, leve. Not as leaders."
Nolan was
not college among the
leaders of the
Senator
offense, rank-
ing second on
the team in
Levine points, with
mead coach 48, while
compiling 19
goals and 10
assists this season. Grzena,
who mainly plays at the
defender position, scored six
goals this season and added


five assists, bringing his point
total to 17 for the Senators.
Wyman was stellar in goal
this season, recording nine
shutouts, 144 saves and allow-
ing just 21 goals in 24 games
for Fletcher.
The Senators do return the
bulk of their roster, including
Kattreh, the teams leading
scorer with 24 goals and 14
assists.
Sean Tracy, who ranked
third on the team in points
with 36 is also expected to
return to the line-up. Tracy
recorded 11 goals and 14
assists for the Senators.
"That's the challenge in
high school, having to get
these kids to step up to that
role (team captain) and see
how they deal with it.,"
Levine said.
"Our underclassmen need to
step. up and they need to work
hard in the off season and get
stronger. The teams that we
struggled with the most were
just bigger and stronger with
us. Part of that is that we only
had three seniors and a bunch
of underclassmen."
Will Fletcher be the team to
beat again next season in the '
Gateway Conference and its
district?
"Absolutely," Levine replied.
"We have tremendous talent
coming back. We lose tremen-
dous talent but we have
tremendous talent coming
back to the program. It'll be
disappointing if we're not
competing for conference and
district championships again."


Fletcher takes fourth place in district wrestling

FROM STAFF .-
The Fletcher High wrestling
team battledto a fourth-place
finish in last weekend's
District 1-3A tournament
which took place at Fletcher. -
Niceville won the district
crown with 261 points, fol-
lowed by Flagler Palm Coast
(182.5), Mandarin (110),
Fletcher (104.5) and
Gainesville Buchholz in fifth
place with 71 points. A total
of eight teams competed. "Y
Fletcher's Stephen Temple W7
was the school's lone district
champion, pinning his '"".
Niceville opponent at 1:35 of ; .
the heavyweight champi-
onship bout.
Senators co-captain Nick
Dalcero (152 pounds)
.dropped a decision in the
championship final, while
teammate and fellow co-cap-
tain Will Carraher-Stross also
lost a decision in the 160- .''- -
pound final.
With their runner-up fin-
ishes, both wrestlers, along A R
with Temple, qualified for 6V ... T ",
this week's regional wrestling Photos by DAVID ROSENBLUM
tournament which takes placeP b R
Feb. 8 and 9 in Orlando. place Senators wrestlers Will Carraher-Stross, left, and Nick Dalcero (above in mask) in action dur-
ing Saturday's Regional 1-3A wrestling tournament at Fletcher High.
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FISHING



Party boat anglers come up with great catches


Anglers coming off the
party boats last week had
the fishing community
buzzing as they unloaded their
eye-popping catches of snap-
per, grouper, beeliners and sea
bass.
Capts. George Strate on the
"Mayport Princess," Scott
Reynolds on the "King Nep-
tune" and Dennis Young on
his "Sea Dancer" reported bent
poles on every stop they made.
Don't forget the very popu-
lar El Cheapo Sheepshead
Tournament sponsored by the
J.O.S.EC to be held on
Saturday February 23rd. Entry
forms can be picked up at any
of the local bait and tackle
shpps. The entry fee is $60.
The captains meeting will be
held on the 22nd at 7:30 p.m.
in the J.O.S.F.C club house.
Houston Stevens led smiling
anglers off the "Mayport


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WIMPY SUTTON
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Princess" Sunday afternoon
with a pair of ten pound snap-
per and a cooler full of big sea
bass and beeliners.
Other anglers were gathered
around the cleaning table with
28 other snapper weighing up
to 17 pounds, two big amber-
jack, a 16-pound grouper and
dozens of big sea bass and bee-
liners. One angler reported


that they caught 35 snapper
on the Monday trip.
On the "King Neptune," the
story was much the same.
Snapper weighing up to 15
pounds were iced down in all
coolers along with some of the
largest sea bass and beeliners
that have hit the cleaning
table this season.
Capt. Dennis Young with the
Kevin Coleman party on the
"Sea Dancer" was the next
boat to report in at Mayport
Marine on Sunday. They
caught their limit of 10 snap-
per weighing up to 12 pounds
and 30 huge sea bass.
Capt. Kirk Waltz on his,
"Enterprise" with Mark and
Andy Wise made a jetty trip on
Sunday and they weren't dis-
appointed. They anchored off
the tip of the north rocks and
pulled up four reds to 38 inch-
es, two sheepshead to seven
pounds, a drum and one trout.
In the canal, veteran guide
John Dyrssen and Dwight
Hibbard teamed up Wednesday
for three flounder, 10 blues
and two keeper trout out of a
dozen. On Thursday, Dr.
Fechtel and a friend fished the
canal and creeks with John
and caught 14 trout (kept two)
and a dozen blues.
Willie Ulmer and Louise
Carson used artificial in the
river near Sanford last Sunday
and caught 24 shad weighing
between two and three pounds
along with seven perch. They
trolled and cast their plugs
throughout the morning.
Al Wiltshire and friend Jim
Bell on Jim's "Renegade" fished
the river last week near N.A.S.


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Beaches Soccer
League
The Beaches Soccer League is
holding open registration for
its spring season through Feb.
10.
Cost is $60 for the eight-
week season, which begins in
mid-March. BSL is a recreation-
al soccer league for children 4-
12 (players must have been
four years old by September of
2007).
Games are played at 5:30
p.m. on Tuesday or Thursday
evenings at San Pablo
Elementary School.
Registrations accepted at
Soccer Stop, 1518 N. 3rd St. in
Jacksonville Beach during regu-
lar business hours. For more
information contact Mike
Levine at 635-8969 or
levinem@duvalschools.org.

Belly Dance Fitness
A fitness class will be offered
at Hollie's Dancin' Dream,
13595 Atlantic Blvd. beginning
Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 6:45 p.m.
Courses are low-impact and
geared for all ages and levels of
fitness. Cost is $10 per class.
For more information phone
Stephanie at 285-7969.

Fitness Camps
Registration is now open for
Beach Girls Fitness, an outdoor
fitness program for women of
all fitness levels.
The fitness camp involves a
total body workout designed to
help women lose weight, gain
energy and boost self-esteem.
Camps take place Mondays,
Wednesday and Fridays at 5:30
a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for one hour
each and are for women only.
There is a new co-ed class on
Tuesday and Thursdays begin-
ning at 7 a.m.
For more information phone
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568.
or visit beachgirlsfitness.com.

Fishing


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Sport Fishing Club's 8th annu-
al El Cheapo sheepshead tour-
nament and fish fry will take
place Saturday, Feb. 23 at the
Mayport public boat ramp.
Entry fee, including captain's
dinner, is $60 per boat prior to
Feb. 15 and $80 thereafter.
Entry fee for the new junior
angler division is $10.
Grand prize is a 16-foot
Lowe Jon boat, 25-hp, 4-stroke
Mercury motor and
Loadmaster trailer valued over
$8,000. Cash and other prizes
will be awarded through 15th
place.
For more information, visit
www.jaxfish.com or contact
Frank Joura at (904) 465-4552
or via e-mail at FJoura@bell-
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Gate River Run
The official Gate River Run
entry forms and training
schedules are now available for
the 31st running of
Jacksonville's signature run-
ning event on Saturday, March
8.
More than 17,000 people
annually take to the streets in
Jacksonville's largest participato-
ry sporting event which
includes four popular races
through some of the city's most
scenic neighborhoods.
Gate River Run is the site of
the USA 15K Championships
for the 15th consecutive year,
and attracts a top field of world
class American runners racing
for more than $65,000 in prize
money. For the fifth year, the
Equalizer Bonus will award
$5,000 to the first male or
female to cross the finish line.
Forms and schedules may be
obtained at gate-riverrun.com
and online registration is avail-
able. A complete training guide
is also available.
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last Friday night's regional championship. O'Donnell and the Panthers earned a trip to the state semifinals with a 2-1 victory.
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Municipal Stadium.
For more information on the
Gate River Run and compan-
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www.gate-riverrun.com or
phone 731-1900.

Lacrosse
Face Off for a Cause, a col-


lege lacrosse event that bene-
fits the Wounded Warrior
Project, will take place
Saturday, Feb. 16 at Fletcher
High School, 700 Seagate Ave.,
in Neptune Beach.
The event features two of
the top NCAA lacrosse teams
as the University of Delaware


battles University of Maryland
Baltimore County beginning
at noon. That will be followed
by a women's game featuring
Rollins College and Pfeiffer
University.
Face Off for a Cause was cre-
ated by Nease boys lacrosse
coach Jack Francis to help


raise money for men and
women who have served in
the armed forces and been
injured in protecting
America's freedom.
Tickets are $15 and are
available at jaxlaxsports.com.
For more information, visit
woundedwarriorproject.org.


Coughlin answers his critics


W ho said Tom
Coughlin couldn't
smile? Who said he
couldn't coach a winner? Who
said he was O.K. for some
teams but not for the Jaguars?
Who said players wouldn't go
for a leader that
wasn't one they
could believe in?
Whoever said -
those things
should have
* been on hand
Sunday night in
Glendale,
Arizona to .tell.
the once-
impregnable
New England
Patriots that. ''
Come to think -" W
of it, might be
better to wait
until the Pats REX ED!
come out of PRES
their daze fol-
lowing the 17-
14 upset by the New York
Giants. Few thought that
would take place.
After all, New England came
into that cactus town with an
18-game winning streak. All
the Patriots needed to do was
step over a final obstacle to
write their names in the NFL
record books as the greatest
team ever.
The Giants? Those upstarts,
rsI"Q how dare they even think of
I'' spoiling the mark of a team
led by Romeo er, Tom
Brady?
The trouble with being so
super great is that you start
believing your superiority.
Many read the newspapers
about how great Brady is and
believed they were inferior.
Maybe the Giants can't read.
Maybe they didn't watch or
listen to the pundits of ESPN
and other experts.
All New York did was go out
and, as one of Tom Coughlin's
team members later explained,
just played as though the
opponent in Super Bowl XLII
was good, but just another
team. Not one with wings that
could walk on water.
As old-time coaches used to
tell their players, "They're just
another team. They put on
their pants the same way you
do."
The acknowledged star of
the Patriots is Brady, a quarter-
back supposedly capable of
out-passing anyone. Then why
not just stop him, right?
The Giants did.
It all came down to putting
a muzzle on the handsome lad
who had been beating teams
for 18 weeks. The Giants just
told him, "Enough is enough.
We're not going to be you last
victim. How are you going to
beat us if you don't outscore
us?"
Still think the Giants were
playing with sub-par talent?
Still think Eli Manning is wet
behind the ears?
Well, Peyton's little brother
threw three touchdown passes.
Honestly, Jaguars fans, when
Manning threw that ball up.
and Plaxico Burress made that
catch in front of boggle-eyed


Patriots fans and stunned
Patriots players, didn't it
remind you of the old days
when Mark Brunnell used to
toss it up to good old Jimmy
Smith for game-saving catch-
es?


Maybe Coughlin had a brief
moment of
nostalgia, too.
Perhaps he
thought of
how close he
came to the
Super Bowl in
that 2000
game against
STennessee; If.
that
Jacksonville
team hadn't
come apart in
the second
half, it would
have made
)NDSON the Super
O0X Bowl and old
Tom would
have kept his


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But sometimes things work
out for the best. They like to
say a change in Coughlin's
personality won for the Giants
and maybe that helped, but
the feeling here is that some-
how the team convinced itself
it could do the near-impossi-
ble.
The third day of this week
has been proclaimed Super
Tuesday as voters go to the


polls to select presidential can-
didates. But to Coughlin, who
wasn't good enough to coach
the Jaguars, his Super day


came Sunday night.
He not only beat the Jaguars
to the Super Bowl, he won it
too.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


CALENDAR


photo submitted
Pete Miller presents the Commitment Letter and check on behalf of the congregation of Naval
Station Mayport Protestant Chapel to Mary Anne Christensen, Development Director for Beaches
Habitat for Humanity. Miller and Harley Herndon are serving as Mayport's Ambassadors for the
next Apostle's Build scheduled to commence on Saturday February 9 at 12:30 pm with a
Dedication Worship Service at 2876 Shangri La. The Build will involve the congregations of


numerous beaches area church,


Wednesday, Feb. 6
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. in the
Administrator's 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.beacheswatch.com.

Marine Scientist at UNF: Dr.
Hans Paerl, Kenan Professor of
Marine and Environmental
Sciences at the University of
North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Institute of Marine Sciences, dis-
cusses "Harmful Cyanobacterial
Blooms: The Connections to
Human and Climatic Alteration
of Aquatic Ecosystems" at 7
p.m. at the University Center
on the University of North
Florida campus. This event is
free and open to the public.
Paerl's lecture is part of the 2008
Elise B. Newell Seminar Series.
For information, call Dr. Cliff
Ross, UNF Biology Department,
at 620-1853.

Menopause the Musical:
"Menopause the Musical" will
be performed at the Terry
Theatre in the Center for the
Performing Arts Wednesday
through March 2. Tickets are
$45.50; discounts are available
for groups of 12 or more by call-
ing 904-632-3228. To order by


phone, call the FCCJ Artist
Series Box Office at 904-632-
3373. Tickets also are available
online at
www.artistseries.fccj.org.

Thursday, Feb. 7
Auxiliary Meeting: Ocean
Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 129 meets at 7
p.m. at 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members
are encouraged to bring a guest.
For information, call 249-2266.

Beaches Kiwanis: The
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at 12 p.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club.
Speakers will be Dr. Robbie
Smith and Karen Hensel. Their
program will be Safe Harbor
Boys Home. The cost to non-
members is $15. For informa-
tion, call club president Neil
Powell at 343-3571 or visit
www.beacheskiwanis.com.

Envirothon: UNF hosts the
First Coast 'Regional
Envirothon, in which .more
than 300 local high school stu-
dents will compete. The event
will be held from 8:30 a.m.-1
p.m. at the UNF Wildlife
Sanctuary. Teams of five stu-
dents will compete to show
their knowledge of the natural
environment and resource
management. The highest-plac-


ing team for each county will
compete April 11-12 in the
Florida Envirothon at Myakka
River State Park. The highest-
placing Florida team will attend
the Canon Envirothon, July 28-
Aug. 3 at Northern Arizona
University, Flagstaff, Ariz.

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. New
members are always welcome.
For information, call 246-6855.

Ladies' Night Out: A group
of entrepreneurial women is
throwing a A Ladies' Night Out
Valentine's Day Gift Shopping
Party from 5-8 p.m. at Pawnee's
Cafe and Fine Wines, 165
Vilano Road, Vilano Town
Center, Vilano Beach. Offered
are wine and gift baskets, jewel-
ry, all-natural skin products,
chocolates, handmade cigar box
puti~s' and mosaic art, and a
special presentation by Chronos
Image Consultant Carol Robbe
from 6:30-7 p.m. She will be
available all evening for ques-
tions and to schedule one-on-
one consultations. For informa-
tion, call Julie at 377-6696 or
Pawnee at 824-2455.

Sellers Seminar: Prudential


Network Realty hosts a series of
free sellers seminars, presented
by real estate sales professional
Patrick Dorrian, at Prudential's
Atlantic Beach office, 375
Atlantic Blvd.-Suite #1. With
one session already held, others
will be conducted at 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 7, 11 a.m. Feb. 16 and 6:30
p.m. Feb. 21. Attendees will
hear important information
about selling their home and
receive a seller's package that
includes a property salability
checklist, sample purchase and
sales contract, contract to close
checklist, questionnaire for
interviewing real estate agents
and coupon for a competitive
market analysis. For informa-
tion, call Dorrian at 241-2417

Short Circuit Film Festival:
The Southern Arts Federation's
first Short Circuit Film Festival
will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in
the FCCJ Kent Campus
Auditorium and also at 7 p.m.
Feb. 13 in the Wilson Center on
the FCCJ South Campus. The
festival, comprised by 12 short
films, is the first to spotlight
film shorts created by filmmak-
ers living and working in the
southeastern United States.
Admission is free. For informa-
tion on the Short Circuit Film
Festival or a list of films, visit
www.artistseries.fccj.org and
click on the Short Circuit Film
Festival link.
Friday, Feb. 8
Chocolates of World: The
seventh annual Chocolates of
the World Gala and Dessert
Competition, benefiting the
International Visitor Corps of
Jacksonville, begins at 6 p.m. at
the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in
Ponte Vedra Beach. This year's
event features six competitors,
including new chocolate artists
and returning regional chefs,
who compete for prizes in three
categories: best station, best
presentation and best taste.
Judging is by the attendees who,
for $75, can enjoy an interna-
tional dinner buffet, taste all six
desserts and cast a ballot to pick
the best chefs. The evening's
special guest is Joy of Cooking
author Ethan Becker. To buy
tickets or for information, call
904-346-3942 or visit www.jvc-
jax.com.

Handcrafted Jewelry: The
Auxiliary of Baptist Medical
Center Beaches holds a hand-
crafted jewelry sale from 7 a.n.-
4 p.m. in the hospital lobby.
Everyone is welcome.

Jacksonville Boat Show: The
three-day Jacksonville Boat
Show begins at the Prime
Osbom Convention Center and
runs through Feb. 10. Hours are
12-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.


MEETINGS


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

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

Overeaters Anonymous:
Overeaters Anonymous meets
at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at
Baptist Beaches East Pavilion.
Enter left of Main Entrance.
For information, call 704-
4782.

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

Spiritual Enrichment
Lessons: Spiritual
Enrichment Lessons and
Meditation will be held at
7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at
the Ribault Garden Center,
corner of 7th Street North
and 2nd Avenue North,
Jacksonville Beach. A love
offering will be collected. Call
246-0186 for information.

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


http://pontvedrabeach.free-
toasthost.net.

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous:
Overeaters Anonymous meets
at 7 p.m. every Thursday at
Coastal Baptist Church (Rear),
750 Girvin Road. For informa-
tion, call 220-2939.

Friday
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches meets
from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600
Selva Marina Drive, Atlantic
Beach. For information about
speakers and programs, the
club website is
www.jaxbeachexchangeclub.c
om. The club's e-mail address
is info@jaxbeachexchange-
club.com. For information
about the club or to join, con-
tact Jack Morison at 904-318-
7162 or at
jmorison@jaxbeachexchange-
club.com.

Fletcher Alums: A Fletcher
alumni group meets at 11:45
a.m. the second Friday of
every month at Gene's


Seafood restaurant on
Penman Road in Jacksonville
Beach.

Ocean Waves Quilters: The
Ocean Waves Quilters meet at
10 a.m. the second Friday of
the month at Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church. The
groups makes quilts for
Hospice. For information, call
Marylou Seeger at 273-2796.

Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc., a mental health support
group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at
St. Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Life Center, 578 1st
,Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-3299 for informa-
tion.

River City Singles Club:
The River City Singles Club,
Inc., a chapter of the Singles
Association of Florida (SAF),
holds a dance from 8-11 p.m.
at the Knights of Columbus
Hall, 1501 Hendricks Ave.,
Jacksonville. Admission is $8,
$7 for members. Live music,
snacks and refreshments are
provided. For information,
call 779-1234.

Yoga at Cobalt Moon:
"Building Your Practice" is
offered at Cobalt Moon for
those interested in deepening
their yoga practice with new
postures, breath and body
awareness. The class is held
from 9-10 a.m. For informa-
tion, call program director
Kristen DiCarlo at 525-5867
or visit the Cobalt Moon Gift
Shop.

Saturday
Adopt-A-Rescued-Kitty:
Kittens and cats that have
been veterinarian-checked
and tested, and that have
shots and been neutered, are
available for adoption from
12-6 p.m. at PetCo at Atlantic
and Kernan boulevards.


American Ballroom: The
American Ballroom and
Contemporary Dance
Association meets at 8 p.m.
the second Saturday of the
month at Bolero's, 10131
Atlantic Blvd. Guest admis-
sion is $12. For information
or reservations, call 246-2858.
First Coast Romance
Writers: First Coast Romance
Writers meets from 11 a.m.-4
p.m. the second Saturday of
each month. Meetings are
free and open to the public.
Visit www.firstcoastro-
mancewriters.com/work-
shops.htm for details on
upcoming workshops

League of Storytellers: The
Beaches League of Storytellers
meets at 10:30 a.m. every sec-
ond Saturday from September
to May at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library. The
subject for this season will be
"Florida." The public is invit-
ed. For information, call
Nancy Avera at 874-9270.

Prenatal Yoga Classes:
Prenatal Yoga Classes are held
at 9 a.m. Saturday at
Tranquil Waters in Neptune
Beach and 5 p.m. Sunday at
Ocean Yoga in Atlantic Beach.
For information, call Certified
Prenatal Yoga Instructor Dana
Peacher at 372-0116 or visit
www.dancingposeyoga.com.

Yoga for Athletic
Enhancement: "Yoga for
Athletic Enhancement" is
held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at
Cobalt Moon Center,
Neptune Beach. The class,
taught by Michael and dedi-
cated to those pursuing ath-
letic goals, will help improve
quality of life. For informa-
tion, call program director
Kristen DiCarlo at 525-5867
or visit the Cobalt Moon gift
shop.


Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday. Admission is $8 for
adults and $3 for kids 12 and
under. After 5 p.m., the cost is
$5 for adults; kids 12 and under
are admitted free. For informa-
tion, call 864-404-7818 or visit
thejacksonvilleboatshow.com.

Woodward at Bookmark:
Local physician and short story
writer Tim Woodward will be at
The Bookmark, 299 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach at 7 p.m.
to read from and sign copies of
his new novel, "Cadillac
Orpheus." Woodward's book is
set in the fictional town of
Johnsonville, Fla. The story cen-
ters on the Toaks, a black family
that has pushed every possible
social boundary to its extreme
over the course of three genera-
tions. Woodward, who holds a
degree in medicine from Mayo
Clinic College of Medicine, is a
practicing gastroenterologist in
Jacksonville. In addition to
Cadillac Orpheus, he previously
published works of short fic-
tion. For information, call The
Bookmark at 241-9026.

Saturday, Feb. 9
American Ballroom:
American Ballroom and
Contemporary Dance
Association gets together the
second Saturday of each month
at Bolero's Grand Ballroom,
10131 Atlantic Blvd. Doors
open at 7:30 p.m:, and dance
starts at 8 p.m. to a live band.
It's a BYOB evening; setups and
snacks are provided. Admission
is $12. For information and
reservations, call 246-2858.

Art of Doing Business No. 2:
The Art of Doing Business, a
series of four informative and
educational workshops, contin-
ues at the Cultural Center at


Ponte Vedra Beach with
"Transform Artwork into an
Image" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Artists are invited to take their
artwork to the Cultural Center
to have Jennifer Grissom, from
G&G Photography, take profes-
sional digital photographs.
Artists will receive a CD with
high resolution imagess. The
cost to artist members only is
$35 for a set-up with one image,
and $15 for each additional
image. Become an artist mem-
ber and receive these classes free
or at a significantly reduced fee.

First Coast Honor Choir:
Francisco Nunez, founder and
artistic director of the Young
People's Chorus of New York
City, will conduct the First
Coast Honor Choir Festival,
which begins at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9
at Mandarin Presbyterian
Church, 11844 Mandarin Road.
The festival is sponsored by the
Jacksonville Children's Chorus
[JCC], whose artistic and execu-
tive director is Darren Dailey.
The First Coast Honor Choir is
comprised by singers in grades
4-6. It will be joined in concert
by the JCC. Proceeds will be
used to fund the JCC music
education programs. Tickets are
$5 and can be purchased in
advance at the church.

Flight to Freedom: A Black
History Celebration will be held
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fort
Mose Historic State Park, and
artists are needed for the event.
The park is looking for crafts-
people, musicians or artists to
demonstrate their craft during
the "Flight to Freedom" Black
History Celebration. For infor-
mation or to sign up, call Park
Services Specialist Kathryn Getz
at 904-823-2232 or e-mail her at
kathryn.getz@dep.state.fl.us.


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249-0346.
LOG CABIN only $69,900. Lake access
with free boat slips. Own the dream! New
2128sf. log cabin package at spectacular
160,000 acre recreational lake! Paved
road, u/g utilities, excellent financing. Call
now (800)704-3154 x1712.



FAIRFIELD
WATERFRONT
Beautiful 3/2 on lagoon w/ hardwood & ce-
ramic tile floors throughout. Lg scr. porch,
2 car gar., family room, dining room, kitch-
en. Cul-de-sac in gated community.
$459,000. Call owner for appt. 285-5432,
307-6555.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH *
Nice 3/2, garage, fenced yard, screened
porch, new roof, hardwood floors. Only
$199,900. Possible lease purchase. All
closing costs paid. Call Juhe @ 994-3608,
Remax Advantage.
3BR/2BA, OAK Harbour, huge fenced-in
yard, all new inside, 4 blocks from boat
ramp, ample parking for boat, RV. Priced
to sell. $178K. 246-0737.,


PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO,
will sacrifice for $199,500. 904-221-8458.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Sevilla, 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, end unit. Gated Community, approx.
1400sf., hardwood floors, plantation shut-
ters thruout, Newly remodeled kitchen,
covered parking. Sacrifice at $222,000.
(904)881-5214.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA, Ocean Grove.
Many upgades include: hardwood floors,
tiled patio, water softener. Complex offers
great pool, fitness center, media room and
beach access. Asking $179,000 w/garage
available for $10,000. Call 543-1276 for
an appt.
THE Pointe at Ponte Vedra, 3/2, on the
water and golf course. FSBO. Financing
available. (904)285-5896, (904)251-5389.
JAX BEACH- the Palms, gated, 2BR/ 2BA
new luxury condo w/ garage. Vaulted ceil-
ings, washer/ dryer, pool & fitness. Only
$168,000, lease/ buy option. (904)472-
4039.
TOWN CENTER, only 3/2 condo in Espla-
nade available. $298,000. (904)897-
7130.
CASH BACK AT CLOSING!
Completely renovated 1/1 on lake w/gran-
ite, tile, SS, new carpet, paint. $148,500
includes 1 year prepaid dues, $1500 in
closing costs, $500 gift card to Rooms to
Go. Partially furnished. Maryanne,
(904)537-6161.
FSBO JAX Beach, luxury, 2/2, 1357sf.
Fee paid through June. $339,900. 241-
4544 or 993-3882.


FED SLASHES RATES
Call McGuire Mortgage 246-9915.
REFINANCE NOW! For daily rates, call.
1-877-643-8341 ext. 201.


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I B5mm...'.9s.r JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
2004 CLAYTON MH, very nice, new appli- 3BR/1.5BA townhome, CH&A, patio &
ances, $1500 down, take over payments. deck, $1350/mo. +$1000/deposit. 520 So.
Call 894-8044. 2nd St., 280-2728 leave message.


ICW, FSBO. Spacious, 3BR/2BA DW with
living room and den, in park 3 miles from'
beach. $27,000. (904)537-6276.


NEPTUNE BCH office bldg 3500sf. For
sale or lease. 993-4011..
S. JAX Bch, 1.5 blocks to ocean,
2BR/2.5BA townhouse, all appl., 1300sf,
covered parking. $1100/mo., lyr lease. No
pets, no smokers. (303)588-1090,
ktaylor@ktminc.com


JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace,
2 car garage, new appliances, $295,000. JAX BEACH studio apt. upstairs, 2 blocks
No realtors please. (904)249-1890. to beach, 107 2nd St. S. Apt. C. $550/mo,
242-9195 ext. 201


COUNTRY LIVING, 5 miles from the
beach. Lovely, small, renovated home on
private, rustic property. Best of both
worlds. $139K. (904)565-9919.
PONTE VEDRA, Affordable 3BR/2.5BA
townhome! Community pool, tennis!
$274,900! Call to see! All South Realty,
241-4141.
ISLE OF Palms, JB, 3BR/2BA, 2 car ga-
rage. New: roof, appliances, carpet, paint
tile & A/C. Great location to the Beaches
and JTB. $244,000 OBO. 759-2349.

EXCLUSIVE ATL. BCH POOL HOME.
4BR/3BA builders custom home. 2985sf,
formal office, dining room & master suite,
beautiful landscaping & pool, Ig scr. lanai.
2.5 car gar. Listen to the ocean and walk
to the beach from this quiet cul-de-sac
home ih newer:; neighborhood. Will consid-
er lease purchase. $699,000. 4% co-op.
514-1090.


ATLANTIC BEACH, near ICW, 4BR/2BA
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$209,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
FSBO, RARE Beaches Marshfront, Gor-
geous views, 5BR/3.5BA, walk/ bike to
beach, Priced to sell. $879,900. Call
233-8024.
GREENVILLE, SC Own a beautiful, new
3BR/2BA home for only 5% down & owner
will finance. Monthly pmts from $695. Call
(888)579-0275.
2 LOTS w/view of ICW 1 lot has 2400sf,
single family home currently used as du-
plex w/mother-in-law suite. Total
5BR/3.5BA. Concrete block and frame on
top. 2nd lot possibly separated. $759,900,
(904)543-1150.
SELLER PAYS all closing costs, off Gir-
vin, 4/2, 1900sf, remodeled, $233,500.
Independent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
247-4333,. 710-3111.
SEASONS AT Kensington, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, end unit, gated community.
$141,900, 994-0016, 434-7219.
JAX BCH, 1011 24th St. N. 3/2.5 w/large
master, downstairs study, kitchen island
w/gas cooktop, two car garage. Builders
home, near ICW, no thru traffic, 2350sf.
$397K. (904)860-3239.
S. JAX. Bch, Built in 2000, 3/2, file floors,
plantation shutters, Sunshine Park neigh-
borhood. $374,500. Call 728-2191.
JAX BEACH, 2/2, 1600sf, rent for $1400,'
efficiency 1/1 on back rent $750, 1 block
to ocean $550,000. 315-6558.
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA +office. Lovely
beach home, all white brick. Many up-
dates and amenities, 2254sf.
MLS#376506. $399,900, 1106 Hagler Dr.
West. 241-6514, 655-7831. Make Offer!
3/2, 1275SF, new plumbing, fresh paint, ir-
rigated yard, great neighborhood at the
beach! Asking $189,900. Josh 535-3098.
ACROSS FROM Mayo, 3/2, 1600sf, small
canal, access to IC water, $339,500,
318-3719.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu-
da Court, 2BR/2BA. $60K renovation:
granite counter tops, new cabinets, Re-
duced $239,900, 655-5990.
PONTE VEDRA, 4/1, quarter acre, pri-
vate, $290,000. 294-5498.
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BEAUTIFUL DOLPHIN COVE home,
3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $260,000. (904)686-'
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05
Jax Bch, 3/2, Ig den, hardwood floors, new
carpet in bedrooms, W/D. Lg corner lot.
Ready to move in! $299,000. 602 11th St.
North, (9041553-2918.
JAX BEACH complete remodeled, 1700sf
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, large corner lot,
energy efficient house. 241-7838.


MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $114,900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.
OCEAN FRONT 1BR/1BA, fully furnished,
weekly rentals permitted, beautiful view,
ocean front pool, $235,000, great rental
history, 241-0267.
$125,900- PVB, Ocean Grove, 1BR/1BA,
fireplace, full amenities, beach access. Fi-
nancing available.. 226-3968.


NEPTUNE BCH. 2150 Florida Blvd.
2BR/1.5BA, renovated 2005, WDHU,
fenced back yard, credit check, No Cats/
Non-smoking. $800/mo. (904)221-5833.
UPSTAIRS. 2BR/1BA, large LR/DR, nice
kitchen, W/D, dishwasher, 1 block to
beach. $1100/mo. (904)247-3187.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Two efficiency apart-
ments, only 6.5 ft ceilings, 3 blocks from
ocean, $500/mo. each, utilities included,
Call 333-9463.
ATLANTIC BEACH TOWNHOME BY
DUTTON ISLAND PRESERVE.
2BR/1.5BA. Spacious 1500sf on cul-de-
sac by nature park. Built 2001. New carpet
upstairs & tile downstairs. CH&A, W/D.
$975/mo. (904)610-2743.
VERY NICE 3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
ly renovated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampated Ct.:$1000/mo.
891,-0606., ,, ,, ,, ,,, ,,,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1332 Main St.,
2BR/1.5BA duplex, $700/mo., 891-0606.
FANTASTIC OCEAN VIEW
1 BR w/separate study, balcony facing
ocean, wood floors, washer dryer.
$950/mo. 2224 Ocean Drive South
993-2555 BeachesApartments.com
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 102 Poinsettia St., Atl
Bch. 241-2624.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, E of
A1A! $845/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
TWO BR in Mayport area. Newly remod-
eled. All appliances incl. 904-334-5421.
NORTH JAX Beach, 1BR $615/mo., 2BR
$715/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 1
block to ocean. clean. No Pets. $675/mo.
642-1214 and 241-1219.
NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach, qui-
et, safe area, lower 2/1, CH&A, W/D in-
cluded. $895/mo. Lease, deposit, refer-
ence. Small pet OK. 993-1118.
BEACH LIVING
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA apt, WDHU,
7th Street North, $1100/mo. +deposit.
716-0579.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beachI $1100/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.


RENTALS!

RENTALS!

RENTALS!
We got rentals.
Too many to list.
All areas.
Homes, condos and
townhomes.
HOME FINDER REALTY &
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

241-5501 *221-1711
www. rentalhouses.com
www.homefinderrealty.net


ACROSS FROM OCEAN
103 16th Ave. So., Jax Beach, 2BR/1BA,
lower apartment. No dogs. $995/mo.
NEPTUNE BEACH
217 Hopkins St., 2BR/2BA, patio home,
fenced. $1195/mo. All deposits equal one-
half rent. Lawn service included. Broker/
Owner 249-8766.
BLOCKS TO OCEAN, 3BR/ 2BA, hard-
wood floors, $1450/mo. Pets ok. 321 9th
St. N. 534-2120.
ATL BCH, Sylvan Dr., 2/2, lower unit/ du-
plex approx. 1200sf., carpet/ tile.
$1100/mo. TDO Mgmnt. (904)246-1125.
OCEANFRONT RENTAL- Neptune Bch,
2BR/1BA, W/D, private beach access,
750sf. $1400/mo. includes utilities. No
pets. (904)487-4536.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/ 2.5BA town-
house, 1/2 block from ocean, garage,
$1500/mo. Call Rich 476-8521.
2BR TOWNHOUSE, 5 blocks from ocean.
$785/mo. Call John (904)813-9723.
JAX BEACH, 3/3, avail now'.5 blocks
from ocean, wood floors, granite and 2 car
garage. Pets ok on approval. $1975/mo.
Call Joy 881-7775.
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BYDUT-
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach, 95
Dudley St., $950/mo. (904)610-2743.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
'dog,'3313:5579.
OCEANFRONT- 2B'R/2BA condo in: S.
Jax Bch! Pool, clubhouse & more!
$1350/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2BR/2BA, wood floors,
just remodeled. Pool, block to ocean. No
pets or smokers. $975/mo. 505-1071:
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse,
150 13th Ave. N., unit A. 2 blocks to
beach, WDHU, Pets welcome, $1050/mo.
242-9195, ext. 201.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated,
quiet area, 201 N. 9th St. 2nd floor,
$700/mo +$700 dep. No pets. Call Reasa
246-9162

JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, upstairs, WDHU,
2 blocks to beach, $850/mo., pets wel-
come, 107 2nd St. S. Apt. D. 242-9195
ext. 201.


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JARDIN DE MER- 3BR/2BA condo in Jax
Bch! Garage, washer/ dryer included!
$1100/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
PV TOWNHOUSE, The Fountains,
3BR/2.5BA, 1800sf., newly decorated.
$1095/mo. +sec. Gentry Properties. 285-
7236, 945-1499.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA; five blocks to
ocean, CH&A. No pets. 223-0223.
NEPTUNE BEACH- 2BR/1BA, just
2 blocks to ocean! WDHU. $895/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE, lyr. new,
3BR/2.5BA, 1700sf, master suite
w/jacuzzi, balcony, tile first floor, WDHU.,
2 car garage, fenced yard. Small dogs
considered. 891 6th Ave. S. $1600/mo.
+1/mo dep. Call 249-6150.
ATLANTIC BEACH, close to ocean,
2BR/1BA, kitchen equipped, newly remod-
eled, WDHU, CH&A. $950/mo. 241-3077.
NEPTUNE BEACH, one bedroom apt.
CH&A, tile floors, WDHU, carport. 1 1/2
blocks to ocean. $850/mo. 246-3739.
JAX BEACH, 2.5 blocks to ocean, large
2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D, deck. $1195/mo.,
655-5367, 803-3099.

LARGE 3BR/2.5BA townhouse, 1400sf.,
DR, kitchen, 3decks, ocean view, garage,
WDHU, CH&A, blinds, carpet, tile.
$1400/mo. +$1000/dep. NO PETS.
201 Margaret St. Neptune Beach.
(904)241-2624.
NEPTUNE BEACH, three blocks to beach,
2BR/1BA, very nice, dishwasher, balcony,
garage, WDHU, enclosed yard, $1045/mo.
616-2429.
GREAT OCEANVIEW
1BR balcony, ceramic tile floors, WDHU,
walk-in closet, assigned parking, $875/mo.
($900 w/washer+dryer). Ocean View,
160 7th Ave. N. 993-2555.
BeachesApartments.com
APARTMENT FOR rent $660/mo., now
w/curtains. Call 759-7656 or 757-9699.
ATLANTIC BCH 3BR/2BA home, next to
Russell Park, 5-1/2 blocks to beach, steps
to tennis courts & skate park, double ga-
rage, security system, large front & back
yard, all tile. 562 Vikings Lane. $1395/mo.
629-2628.


ATLANTIC BCH large 1/1 & 2/1.5 apts.
Near stores and bus, dishwasher, pool,
$600/mo & up. A nice place to live
No pets, 246-8537.
2BR/2BA, MAYPORT Landing Town-
home, end unit. $725/mo. +$700/dep.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
MAYPORT LANDING, 2BR/2BA town-
home, fenced backyard, bonus room, tile
floor downstairs. 1255 Mayport Landing
Dr. $750/mo. +$700/dep. 280-2728 Iv
msg.
ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex. 1BR w/ga-
rage, across from beach. $890/mo. in-
cludes lawn service. 904-910-1108,
(919)358-0244.
ATLANTIC BCH 2/1. 724 East Coast Dr.,
CH&A, hardwood floors, $900/mo, first,
last, SD. 1 year lease. Donna Ross Real
Estate, Inc. 246-4862.
ATLANTIC BEACH off Mayport Rd. 2BR/
1.5BA, CH/A, $750-$800/mo. 294-5622.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR home, fenced
yard, all appliances, inc. W/D. Available
3/1. 219-2481.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 apartments availa-
ble, 2BR/1BA, clean, new, 2 blocks to
beach. $1300/mo. 347-3523.
FURNISHED APARTMENT
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, beautifully remod-
eled. $1000-$1250/ mo., (904)993-2623.
ATL BCH, Lovely 3/2 on beautiful corner
lot, lots of trees, approx. 2300sf.,
screened pool, tile flooring, carpet, 2car
garage. $2100/mo. TDO Mgmnt.
(904)246-1125.
JAX BEACH 2.5 blocks to ocean,
1BR/1BA. $710/mo. 655-5367, 803-3099.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1BR/1BA $650/mo., Credit Check
(904)891-0606.
JAX BEACH 1 & 2 BR apts. near ocean,
CH&A, WDHU, no pets, $725/mo & up.
246-3130.
JAX BEACH, clean 2BR/1BA, CH&A, ceil-
ing fans, dishwasher; upper level w/deck.
No pets. $775/mo. $650 security deposit.
Immediate occupacy. References & credit
check required w/ $25 application fee. 614
4th St. No., 254-7644.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA townhouse,
$900/mo. Call 210-9402.
1BR/1BA Very cute, clean. Quiet neigh-
borhood. Some utilities included,
$635/mo. + deposit. Available now.
241-2857.
BEACHES, 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE,
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$900/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114,
270-1284.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, new carpet,
new tile, good neighborhood. $900/mo.
+security deposit. 246-8532, 249-0119,
535-0593.
NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1BA, deck, garage,
includes water, $1250/mo, no dogs,
463-0222, 465-2653


ATLANTIC BEACH, 1365 Seminole Rd.,
3BR/2BA, CH&A, garage, $1300/mo: 1yr.
lease. (843)224-8783.
AB, 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, new A/C
fenced in backyard, pet friendly,
$1250/mo. 635-1344.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, icar garage,
private, years lease. $1250/mo. 294-5498.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, CH&A,
$800/mo., $800 deposit, 816 Cavalla Rd.,
(904)291-7229.
3BR/2BA, large fenced yard in beautiful
Seabreeze, 17 Oaks Drive. $1300/mo.
247-5334
MARSH LANDING CC, 4BR/ 2.5BA
home. 3 car gar., totally renovated, granite
in kitchen & baths. Unfurnished, long term
$2495/ mo. Also avail, furnished, short
term. 537-4083.
ADORABLE, 3/2, newly renovated home
in Ponte Vedra: Wood floors, fenced yard,
quiet neighborhood. $1295/mo. Lawn
service incl. Available 1/1/08. Avail for
showing now. Call 476-5071 for an appt.
3BR/2.5BA, 2 story, split bedrooms, ga-
rage, Girven area. $1250/mo. 626-3780.
JAX BEACH 3BR/1.5BA, approx 2000sf,
double carport, fenced in back yard,
8 blocks to ocean. 834 16th Ave N.
$1300/mo +$1000 security deposit.
874-2525.


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JAX BEACH, 3/2, furnished, Key West re-
sort style; includes pool maintenance,
$2000/mo., (904)536-2349. Licensed
agent.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely reno-
vated; walk to beach; hardwood floors,
fenced back yard. Available furnished if
needed. $1700/mo., (904)338-4679.
3/1.5, LR, eat in kit., den, carport. 1225
15th Ave. N., JB. $1250/mo. Call East
Coast Realty, 962-7766.
Brand new 3BR/2.5BA townhome in Jax
Bch. $1450/mo. +dep. Call (904)514-
2883.
JAX BEACH, CUTE HOUSE. 3BR/2BA,
living room w/fireplace, single garage,
W/D & yard service included. $1250/mo.
(904)571-4213
ATLANTIC BCH- Selva Linkside, 1578
Linkside Dr., 3/2, all appl. incl. W/D, Ig
yard. $1500/mo. Call (267)294-8243 or
(904)422-0261.
3BR/2BA, 1300SF, fenced yard, CH&A,
WDHU, fireplace, garage, wood floors,
new carpet, playset in backyard, pets ok
with dep. 1 year lease, avail, in July.
$1300/mo. 1045 23rd Street N. JB.
(904)339-2066.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, 1600sf.,
Mexican tile downstairs with 9ft. ceilings,
garage, WDHU, large fenced back yard,
first month rent +deposit, $1150/mo. Avail.
March 1st. 550 Dutton Island Rd., 610-
4556.
JAX BEACH, 2/2, sun room, office,
1600sqft., one block to beach, $1400/mo.,
315-6558.


UNFURNISHED CONDO, immaculate first
floor, 2/2 condo, appliances one year old;
screened lanai. Many amenities,
$1000/mo. Call 285-4772 after 6pm.
$200 OFF 1st month rent. Luxurious
1BR/1BA, Bartram Park. Only $850/mo.
916-300-3039.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 1st floor,
2BR/2BA, hardwood floors, granite, marsh
view, $1000/mo. 904-613-7605.
2/1 CONDO, all amenities, $995/mo. Bay-
meadows area. 710-6764.
OCEAN GROVE IN PVB, 2/2, $950/mo.
Top Sell Realty 270-0222.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
1000sf totally remodeled & absolutely
new. Oceanviews from all rooms. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1295/mo. Low utilit-
ies (904)881-0895.
L'ATRIUM, ENJOY breakfast on the lake,
3BR/2BA features breakfast bar and
screen lanai, spacious rooms sizes & dou-
ble garage all situated on private lake,
$1695/mo., RE/MAX, Call Richard
(904)710-4686.
OCEANFRONT, FURNISHED, Vista-
delMar, lovely condo, sleeps 4, pool, Call
(904)737-2829
.PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$895/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
FREE RENT first month, 2BR/2BA, Jax
Beach, all appliances, $1000/mo.,
(904)422-2529.
THE PALMS, 1BR/1BA, gated, 2nd floor,
W/D, pool, fitness. $825/mo.
(904)610-3608.


PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu- N. JAX BEACH, 14th & 2nd, NICE
da Court, 2BR/2BA. Completely renovat- 1BR/1BA, $1000/mo. includes pool laun-
ed, $1175/mo., 655-5990. dry & water. Small pets OK. Will sell to in-
S terested buyer. 477-4640.
.... .... . M ,OC .... ....1- -


NEPTUNE BtACiAU, large corner lo ,
remodeled inside, 4 blocks to beach,
close to Jarboe Park. No pets.
$1590/mo., 662-6522.
S JAX Beach- Beautiful, 3BR/2BA with
2 car garage, private fenced yard. Avail.
immediately. $1500/mo. Pets' OK.
(904)813-9651.
NEP BCH, walk to beach from this charm-
ing 3/2 w/ fenced yard & garage.
$1400/mo. 280-5142.
JAX BEACH, 2/1, seven blocks ocean,
single garage +shop/ storage building be-
hind house, CH&A, WDHU, fenced yard,
pets OK, military/ senior discount,
$1095/mo +$500 deposit, 720 2nd Ave.
No., 708-0731.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
246-0576.
S. JAX Beach, great beach location, good
living spaces 3BR/2BA, '$1550/mo.
(904)910-1108, (919)358-0244.
PONTE VEDRA, 4/1, quarter acre, pri-
vate vear lease, lp12/mo. 294-5498.


2 BLOCKS to ocean 2/2, tile, hardwood
floors. Consider lease option,
Owner/Agent, 463-7343.
3/2 MARSH LANDING, 2nd floor, W/D,
fireplace, pool, fitness, 612-9172, 612-
9682.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA, gor-
geous rooftop views of the marsh.
875/mo. 993-4011.
BRAND NEW condo with new stainless
steel appliances, hardwood floors,
$1300/mo. 476-6361.


OCEANFRONT CONDO, 2BR/2BA at Las
Brisas', 601-South 1st Street. Furnished/ -
Unfurnished. Available Immediately. Call
465-4101.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. ground walk out
back door to marina. Resort style living.
$2250/mo. Includes 1-car garage, water,
sewer, cable, pool, spa, clubhouse, health
club. Marina Walk, gated community
marsh and marina views. Call 463-2845.


....-, ....., .... ...-.... OCEANFRONT
IC WEST 3, 4, and 5 bedrooms available, Seascape 3/2 w/60' balcony, 7th floor
$1200- $1800/mo. Independent Brokers & w/great view, WID, newly remodeled. No
Assoc., Inc. 247-4333 710-3111. pets. $2000/mo. 386-5008.
ATLANTIC AND University. 3BR/1.5BA, OCEAN FRONT furnished 2/2, pool con-
W/D, CH&A. $1200/mo., lease option sider lease option, 6 month plus.
available..(904)673-6308. 463-7343.


BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOUSE in PVB,
2BR/2.5BA, completely remodeled, new
appliances, beautiful lake view, screened
in patio deck, 5 10 minutes from beach-
es. www.geocities.com/pvb05/page2.html
$1200/mo (904)686-0068.
MAYPORT FISHING Village, 3BR/2BA,
fenced yard, $1100/mo. Call 221-0612.
ATLANTIC BCH, large 4BR/2BA, eat-in
kitchen, fenced backyard, WDHU, new
paint. $1275/mo. (904)571-5517.
4 BLOCKS from beach, 2BR/2BA, sun-
room, big kitchen, WDHU, W/D option,
shaded fenced yard. Excellent condition.
$1175/mo. 1 year preferred. No pets. Jax
Beach. (904)502-5910.
N. JAX Bch, 3BR/2BA, 6 blks from ocean,
no pets. Avail. Mar 1st. $1200/mo.
(904)537-2830.
PONTE VEDRA, L'Atrium, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, 2 car garage, fenced yard, lawn
service. Unfurnished, year lease.,
$1200/mo. 642-3517.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, Great area,
fresh paint. WDHU. No pets. $1300/mo.
(904)246-5165, (904)891-8522.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 477 Helmsman;
3BR/2BA, garage, fenced back yard, pool,
$1500/mo., 710-7665.
OLD PONTE VEDRA, East of A1A.
3BR/2BA, just blocks from beach, fenced
yard, 2car garage, stone flooring, fire-
place, covered porch. Open floor plan in
great neighborhood. $2200/mo. includes
lawn service. Call 838-8367.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3 blocks to ocean,
newly remodeled, 3BR/1BA, washer/dryer
plus lawn service. $1450/mo.+ deposit.
270-0499.
BEACH CHARMER, 3/2 plus bonus room.
CH/A, WDHU, garage, sprinkler syst., tile,
new carpet. Pet ok with deposit.
$1350/mo. 838-8725.
JAX BEACH, 6 year old 3BR/2BA; granite
countertops, SS appliances; immaculate
condition. $1750/mo. 607-9078.
JAX BEACH, Beautiful 3BR/2BA, 1700sf.
2 car garage, fireplace, washer/ dryer,
fenced yard, lawn service, great neighbor-
hood. $1500/mo. 445-8734.
12226 Versailles St., near Beach Blvd.
and Kernan Blvd. Very private, quiet
neighborhood. 3/2, CH&A, WDHU, ceiling
fans, hardwood floors, fenced yard.
$900/mo. discounted rent, lyr. lease. No
pets. (904)993-1114.
ATLANTIC BCH, 518 Selva Lakes Circle,
3/2, 2 car garage, $1500/mo, no pets,
904-994-4220.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1BA, starting at
$700/mo., (904)291-7229.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Oak Harbor, nice
3BR/1.5BA, 2471 Spokane Ave. East,
$995/mo. +deposit, 242-0544.
BEAUTIFUL, ATLANTIC Bch, 5BR/3.5BA
fireplace, located 2 blocks from ocean
w/beach access, pool/ pool house, fenced
yard, Avail. immed.. $2750/mo. (furnished/
unfurnished) includes lawn & pool service..
(904)568-1663.
SAN PABLO/ Atlantic Blvd., 3/2,
1750sqft., large private yard, new sod,
$1350/mo., 472-6254.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Community pool, tennis & more!
Convenient to schools, shopping & beach!
$1150/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2 blocks to ocean,
2BR/1BA, newly remodeled, carport, party
deck, $975/mo. No smokers. (865)789-
9967.
ISLE OF Palms, JB, 3/2, 2 car garage
$1395/mo.+ dep. (negotiable). 759-2349.
SOUTH JAX Beach. 3BR/1.5BA, 6 blocks
to ocean. $1200/mo. 710-5200.


SUMMERHOUSE CONDO, 2BR/2BA,
1200sf., avail. 4/1. East of A1A, lots of
amenities. $1200/mo. (904)273-9394.
WATERFRONT
Moorings condo 2BR/2BA, private boat
slip, pool, tennis courts, club room,
$1300/mo. 241-9922.
JAX BEACH- 1 FREE MONTH. The
Palms, gated, 2BR/ 2BA new luxury condo
w/ garage. Vaulted ceilings, washer/ dryer,
pool & fitness. Only $1200/mo. (904)472-
4039.
JAX BEACH, 2272 S. 2nd St. 2BR/2.5BA,
tri-level, 1 car garage, WDHU, 1.5 blocks
to ocean. Available Feb 2008, $1175/mo.
Call, 249-6585.
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean. 2/2 new
condo in Ocean's Edge. Stainless/ granite.
Open/ tiled floor plan, spacious, bright,
pool, clubhouse; fitness, V"'D No pets/:,
smoke. $1250/mo., 241-5564.


OCEAN FRONT Condo, Jax Beach, 1/1,
W/D, quiet beautiful pool, $1350/mo,
249-6166.
SUMMER IS coming, Enjoy this condo at
Summer House, 2/2, appliances included,
extra clean. Five star amenities package.
$875/mo. RE/MAX, Call Richard
904-710-4686.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, w/garage, fire-
place, pool, fitness, new carpet, great
location.. $975/mo., (904)246-8397.
PVB BELLEZA, 2/2, 2nd floor (top), vault-
ed ceilings, W/D, all amenities $1150/mo.
(904)629-0046.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, gated community, Summerhouse, off
A1A West. Appliances, W/D, five star
amenities. Fitness center (24/7), heated
pool, pub, theater, tennis. Avail now
$1075/mo. (904)349-3434. -


(2) MOBILE HOMES private lots,
2BR/2BA, 2BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, qui-
et neighborhood, Hanna Park area
$625/mo. 273-0857


OCEANFRONT Atlantic Beach, furnished
4 BR condo, rent long or short term, (904)
537-4083.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT 1BR or 2BR, daily/ week-
ly/ monthly, pool, 463-7343.


ROOMMATE- 2BR/2BA condo in Belleza.
$500/mo, amenities & utilities included.
Call 543-1485.
SEEKING ROOMMATES, Bedroom w/pri-
vate bath. Beach & Kernan or Beach &
San Pablo. 534-3732.
ROOMMATE WANTED to share home in
Hickory Creek area, $700/mo (+$350 dep
required.) Includes util & washer/ dryer.
838-1635 or 568-6245.
ROOMMATE, ST. Johns Bluff, furnished
room w/cable. $450/mo. Call 568-2157.
N. ATLANTIC Beach/ Spectacular Ocean-
front, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500sf
luxurious tri-level home. Furnished,
3decks, private garden & entries, private
prkg. Huge pool, wooded & secluded .
$850/mo incl. free long distance, util., plat-
inum cable, wireless HS networking. 12
mos lease. Will consider short-term at in-
creased rent. Avail. now, 716-4232.


JAX BEACH office space w/kitchen for
rent. 1000sf. IMMEDIATE OCCUPANY.
904-608-6426.
JAX BEACH OFFICE SPACE
Prime class-A space for lease. On Isabella
Blvd. Walk to Starbucks in S. Jax Beach.
1230sf. Below market rate. 5% Broker
Commission. 910-2256.
NICE CORNER offices in SAWGRASS
VILLAGE, utilities furnished. Avail, imme-
diately. $1300/mo. 285-7299
EAST ARLINGTON- various sizes w/large
windows. Easy access to Downtown,
Beachs & 9A. Includes electric, janitorial,
conference room. Long lease not required.
Call (904)642-8600.



RETAIL/ OFFICE space for lease. May-
port Road. (904) 514-1090.
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE/ Retail Space for
lease, 2 locations, Mayport Rd. and Noca-
tee. Free rent. 514-1090.
NEW 1700SF. warehouse or offices
w/CH&A, large bay door. 1 walk-in door.
$1500/mo. Across from Adventure Land-
ing. 343-1919, 249-3214.
FOR RENT or Lease: Hottest corner on
A1A in North Jax Beach. For more info
call 226-4336.



ADORABLE, MINIATURE, Daschund
needs loving home; 7 months old with pa-
pers. $150/negotiable. 329-4942.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FREE TO excellent home, perfectly pam-
pered pug. 5 yr old black male purebred
pug needs a spoiled master. Must be a
one dog owner with a lot of time for tug -
of war, walks and lap sleeping. This dog
is affectionate, loyal and crate/ house
trained. Due to recent changes in his hu-
mans' life, Colonel needs a new couch.
Serious inquiries only, 226-9325.



SUPERPET CRITTER trail cage, food and
hamster for $30. (904)718-5637,
(904)718-5264.


RAT TERRIER PUPPY, 8wks. $300. Call
Jonathan 866-6937.
LABRADOR RETRIEVER Puppies, male
and femaleall colors, adorable family pet,
lots of fun, companion and protection. Will
deliver. AKC, Health certs. $550,
(386)209-1809.
PUPPIES: GERMAN Shepard/ Lab mix,
$50. 642-8010 or 716-8818.
CAVALIER KING Charles Spaniels,
3 male, 2 female. Born 12/12/07. Ready
for Valentines. $800 males, $1000 fe-
males. (386)206-3445, (386)931-6581.



FOUND KITTEN: tabby in 8th Ave. No.
area, Sat.; also found calico cat in same
avicinity, Please call, 219-8168.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


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NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE BOARD OF RADIOLOGIC
TECHNOLOGY
IN RE: The license to practice radiologic
technology of
Angus MacVicar, CRT
110 Meadowbrook Dr.
Orange Park, Florida 32073
AND
11815 Lanier Creek Dr.
Jacksonville, Florida.32258
CASE NO.: 2007-15071

LICENSE NO.:CRT 63642
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Billie Jo Owens, Assistant General Coun-
sel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald
Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee,
Florida, 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by March 12, 2008, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Radiologic Technology in an in-
formal proceeding.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)246-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 2/6, 2/13,2/20,2/27/08


Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; the personal property con-
sisting of clothing, personal items and
household goods of:
Annette Williams, Atlantic Beach, B184,
5x10, furniture, misc. boxes.
Angel Quails, Atlantic Beach, D469, 5x5,
misc. boxes.
Ricky's Coast to Coast Nets, Yulee, D421,
10x20, mattresses.
Cindy Bumgardner, Ft. Wayne, IN., B207,
5x10, clothing, misc. boxes.
Raquel Patao, Atlantic Beach, A090,
10x10, sofa, computer, washer, dryer.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 AM, Saturday, February 16, 2008 to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
fees. Disposition will take place at: Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids
to compensate for all costs.
BL 1/30, 2/6/08

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 16-2007-CP-002642-XXXX-MA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ARMIN W. BLUMBERG, JR.
A/K/A ARMIN WALTER BLUMBERG, JR.
Division Probate
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Ar-
min W. Blumberg, Jr. a/k/a Armin Walter
Blumberg, Jr., deceased, whose date of
death was June 13, 2007, and whose so-
cial security number is 466-64-0221, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Duval
County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is 330 East Bay Street, Rm
101, Jacksonville, Florida 32202. The
names and addresses of the personal rep-
resentative and the personal representati-
ve's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BAR-
RED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE-
RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is January 30, 2008.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
C. H. Peterson, III
Florida Bar No. 263834
Peterson & Peterson, P.A.
2317 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne, Florida 32935-8113
Telephone: (321) 259-1601
Personal Representative:
Linda Ann Haynes
6723 Mary Todd Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78240
BL 1/30, 2/6/08



LOST, 1/29/08, Wedding rings in Jax
Beach. One solitare w/2 tangle diamonds
on sides set in a double ring-guard
w/diamonds. Great sentimental value. Call
(904)246-3946. Reward!
LOST LADIES 14k-gold bracelet in PVb.
Reward, 285-3812.


AIRLINES ARE Hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if qualified.
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, business, paralegal, computers,
criminal justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2121
www.OnlineTidewaterTech.com
NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.
DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST.
(866)917-2778.


PART-TIME CLERICAL, 15hrs./wk.
$10/hr. Painting Contractor, Jax Beach.
Email resume to: vickillpi@msn.com
FRONT COUNTER help, no exp. necc.
First Coast Laundry & Cleaners,
246-2790.
BEFORE SCHOOL Care, needed, 6am,
Monday-Friday. Call 543-8361.
PART-TIME HANDYMAN needed for child
care facility. Beaches Acadamy, 1725
Penman Rd., 246-3885.

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.

Residential housecleaning service accept-
ing applications for energetic,responsible,
hardworkers for cleaning & maintenance
positions starting at $10 hr. 246-7152.
WEEKEND ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant
needed to support Property Mgmt. Team
in Neptune Beach. Candidates must be
professional, multi-task oriented, proficient
in MS Word, Excel, data entry & photo
manipulation. Please email resume to
Mary Listen at: maryliston@Watsonrealty-
corp.com or Fax to 904-853-2094.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
'6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
interview.


SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach hiring Server, Host, Bus positions.
FT/PT. Must be dependable and outgoing.
DFWP. Email:
accounting@selvamarina.com, or apply in
person.
DRIVER- BYNUM Tranport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida- Local &
National OTR positions. Food grade tank-
er, no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive ay, new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
ence.

LPN
Full-time in our Outpatient Clinic. In-
cludes all resident and employee health
care.. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
LILIANA'S HAIR Studio located in the
heart of Jacksonville Beach is in need of a
part-time receptionist, full-time stylist, and
an Esthetician. All applicants must apply
in person, 242-2424.


MINISTRY ASSISTANT: church office
seeks energetic, friendly personality for
computer/ clerical work. FT or PT, M-F.
Duties include basic data entry, multi-line
phones & extensive use of computer, in-
cluding internet, word processing & desk-
top publishing. Confidential environment.
Flexible schedule. Competitive benefits &
pay. HS diploma & minimum 2 years relat-
ed experience required. AA or BA degree
preferred. Send resume to nels@neptune-
baptist.org or fax (904)249-5537.
EXPERIENCED HAIR Dresser needed for
upscale Ponte Vedra Salon. Booth rental
or commission. Please call 280-4247 or
994-7408.

HUMAN RESOURCES ASST.
Fleet Landing, a retirement community lo-
cated in Atlantic Beach seeks a customer
service driven individual for a FT entry lev-
el HR Asst. Individual will be responsible
for screening phone calls, assisting em-
ployees with questions, enrolling employ-
ees in various benefit programs, and pre-
paring and maintaining accurate account
reconciliation of employee benefits and
other expenses. HS Diploma and 1-2 yrs.
of Human Resources and Accounting ex-
perience highly desired. A good knowl-
edge of employee benefits, human resour-
ces, and accounting needed. Must be pro-
ficient in MS, Excel and Word. Salary is
$9.50-$10.50 hr. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
email resume/ history to: jfkrhat@fleet-
landing.com or fax at (904)246-9447.
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.

LEGAL ASSISTANT for personal injury
law firm. Fax resume to 241-9446.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
MEDICAL BILLING
ASSISTANT
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'SFeet, Landing: BIVd.,
Atlantic, Beachi FL.32233,; fx-to 904-246-
9447; website at fleetlanding.com; email
to jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.


DENTAL ASSISTANT
Experienced, PT/FT. Ponte Vedra. Call or
fax resume to: 285-3128.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Answer multi-line phone, computer/ cleri-
cal work. $9-$10/hr.. M-F, FT or PT.
Great office environment. Near UNF/
FCCJ. Fax resume (904)928-0266.
EXPERIENCED CUSTOM Interior Trim
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Fast paced office needs customer-focused
Administrative Assistant for multi- line
phones with excellent phone and relation-
ship skills. Responsibilities include internet
travel scheduling, bookkeeping (AR/AP),
and administrative assistance. Must test at
50 wpm, experience in Word and Excel,
ability to multi-task and have high atten-
tion to detail and organization. M-F, 9am-
6pm.Email resume to JoannaS@desertmi-
cro.net or fax to 241-7333.
DISHWASHER
FULL-TIME, in main dining room kitchen.
Dependability and punctuality a must. Ex-
cellent benefits and great work environ-
ment. To apply: applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email
tojobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Full-time medical assistant to work in the
clinic at a Continuing Care Retirement
Community. Experience required..Excel-
lent benefits. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
faxt to (904)246-9447: website at
www.fleetlanding.com; e-mail to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug- Free
Workplace.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
2 POSITIONS available at the beach for
experienced auto body painter & body-
man. Must have own tools. Call 270-2693.

** HAIRSTYLIST **
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. FT/ PT
ICW 220-2012.
ALIGNMENT & BRAKE Tech, M-F. Call
Bob, 241-5311.
DRIVERS- FLATBED recent average
$1012/wk. Late model equipment, strong
freight network, 401K, Blue Cross Insur-
ance (800)771-6318 www.prime- inc.com.
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.
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.


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BOOKING COORDINATOR. International
Shipping company needs a Booking Coor-
dinator. Experience helpful but not neces-
sary. PV location, full-time, benefits, 401K,
etc. Send resume to:
tomagile@summerbreezetransport.com

PAINTERS
FULL-TIME at a Premier Retirement Com-
munity. Experience required. Interior and
some Exterior painting. Excellent benefits.
Applications at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-Free
Workplace.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
MA/ FRONT Desk positions available at
busy pediatric office at the beach. Fax re-
sume to: 642-2344.
LABORERS, SCAFFOLD Erectors, Con-
struction Personnel (Skilled and Unskil-
led), with transportation, excellent pay,
726-5661.
HOUSEKEEPER. ATRIA Senior Living is
seeking an experienced, self-motivated
housekeeper for their Community; 14199
Wm Davis Parkway. Apply in person or
phone 294-7322.
RESIDENTIAL HOME Cleaners. Up to
$420+ per week. Paid weekly. Design
your own daytime hours. Work regular cli-
ents near your home. Must have own
transportation and phone. Experience a
plus. Beaches/ Intracoastal. 242-8235.
DRIVERS; LOVE your-job! Bonus & paid
orientation, 36-43 cpm. Earn over $1000
weekly. Excellent benefits. Class A and 3
mos recent OTR required (800)635-8669.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person at 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website: www.cojb.jobs Drug free work
environment, EOE, VP.
EXPERIENCED VET Tech for busy Ani-
mal Hospital. Apply within 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
CLERICAL POSITION available. Typing,
dictation, A/R, Quickbooks, Excel, com-
puter skills. College degree or teaching
background a plus. Resume to:
conut@bellsouth.net. Consolidated Utili-
tes fax (904)249-2277.

HOMEMAKER/ COMPANIONS
Needed for home health & area hospitals.
$8/hr. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
MARSH LANDING COUNTRY CLUB is
hiring for AM, Full-Time Line Cook, Tues-
day-Saturday; PM, Full-Time Grill Cook,
experience required, Wednesday-
Sunday; PM, Part-Time Garde Manger
Chef Wednesday-Saturday; Part-Time
Dishwasher, weekends required. Apply'in
person, Tuesday-Saturday. Call 285-6514
for directions. Drug Testing/EOE.
CNAS
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @.
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
REGISTERED NURSE
Requisition #64030628
'Beaches Family Health Center at
1522 Penman Road has an opening for a
Registered Nurse. Pediatric experience
preferred and licensure as RN is required.
Background check, fingerprints and drug
screening required. Closing date
is 02/08/08. Apply online:
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com
EEOE/AA
THE UNIVERSITY of North Florida seeks
gualified(..-cap.idates,. for HIead Ainte.c,
C'acn.-'- Mlenri -and r -Women's, r Tennis
Please submwi'your dpplicaton' aeid 'lip-
por.r.ng documents online through Human
Resources: www.unf.edu. UNF is an
Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Insti-
tution.



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NOTICE TO READERS
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.


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NOTICE TO READERS
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.
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approve each location, entire business-
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OPENINQS 3 & 4 year olds, PT/ FT Gold
Seal. Beaches Academy, 246-3885.
NEED A Nanny? Excellent references.
Former preschool asst. $10+ an hour.
242-7996.
MATURE ADULT available for baby-sitter/
nanny. CPR & basic First Aid certified.
Call (904)329-4942.
WE SPECIALIZE in placing nannies, baby
nurses, housekeepers, vacation & hotel
baby sitting service. We place people on a
part time, full time, temporary & perma-
nent basis. (904)236-6926.



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pharmaceutical companies. Call or have
your doctor call (800)675-2310.
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EXPERIENCED' HOME Companion seek-
ing new clients. 448-9246 ask for Elise.
IN-HOME CARE BY VISITING ANGELS.
Providing the best CNA'S, HHA's and
Homemakers/ Companions to care for
your loved one at home, hospital, nursing
home, assisted living. Up to 24-hour care.
Affordable Rates. (904)725-8222.
www.visitingangels.com
STATE Certified HHA/ CNA/ Sitter will
give quality care for elderly in the privacy
of their own home. Call Veronica at
(904)783-9151 or (904)887-1010.
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WETSUIT. FULL, 3/2 O'Neil 2008 Phsy-
cho 1. Large. Brand new $220 takes it.(re-
tails for $280). Matt 333-1217.
DINING ROOM set, 4 chairs,2 leaves up
to 84", \Honeyrock maple $100. Area rug
5'3"x8'. 710-0401.

EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
Close to beach, parking, yard, $500/mo.
includes utilities, 221-2235.
OAK-'DNETTE,'3AT72'o5' tableLW/iAi4usft
io~ed.dhdalirsx t-bra;ievcohdlitibntl.'$2
386-8460, 543-9029. ,
POOL TABLE and Ocean Kayak, best
offer. (904)343-7989.
GLASS TABLE Tops, excellent condition,
no chips: 48" round $40; 25"X50" beveled
$40; 42" round $30; 25" square beveled
$25; 36" square beveled $35. Pick-up in
Ponte Vedra Beach only. 273-3071 or
lichain@comcast.net


4 PERSON,, Aquaspa HOT TUB, 10mos
old, still under warranty, easy lift cover.
New $5000, asking $2500. 280-7545.
QUEEN BEDROOM set, 7pcs +matt., light
wood w/ beach grass art. $900. 704-4006.
LIFT CHAIR, good condition, will trade for
recliner. Call 207-2964.
EVERYTHING MUST GO! Moving sale.
Household goods. Furniture, W/D, com-
puter, and more. 304-8694.
TWO 24 bulb Tanning Beds, $699/ea.
Call Tom (904)220-2012.
POOL TABLE- 3 yrs. old, 4x8, paid
$3000, nice! Make offer. 333-9463
SAWMILLS FROM only $2990- Convert
your logs to valuable lumber with ydur
own Norwood portable band sawmill. Log
skidders also available. www.norwood-
sawmills.com/300N -Free information:
(800)578-1363- Ext: 300-N

MAYTAG WASHER, top of line, new in-
sides, small leak, $65, (904)992-4388.
NEW FEATHERWEIGHT & scooter- type
motorized wheelchairs at no cost to you if
eligible. Medicare & private insurance ac-
cepted. ENK Mobile Medical. Call tollfree
(800)693-8896.


BUSINESS EQUIPMENT: Office desks,
copiers, phone systems. Call John
610-6460.
TWO ADJACENT cemetery plots at
Beaches Memorial Gardens for $995.
Contact 904-744-2901 or cell 904-228-
8161.
QUEEN BEDROOM set (3 pieces), good
condition, $250; small refrigerator (32.5"
high) like new, $70; Kitchen dinette w/ta-
ble and 4 chairs (wood) like new $70; 13"
Sanyo flat screen TV, $60, Office Jet fax,
printer, scanner combo, $40. (904)553-
0342.

SOLIDA OAK Entertainment center, glass
doors, extra storage, $150. 246-1437.
RECLINING BEIGE, faux suede couch &
loveseat, good cond. Jaguar print swivel
desk chair. Best offer. 571-5263 or 241-
3941.
KAYAK- CURRENT Designs, 17ft.
"Sirocco" touring model, red polyethelene,
w/paddle, spray skirt, cockpit cover. $900.
268-6170.
SCROLL BLADES ARE HERE! We now
stock Olson Scrolling Saw Blades..visit
our online store.
www.splintersnmore.com


PATIO SET, table, chairs w/cushions, FURNITURE & Misc, Saturday 8am-1pm,
good cond. $100. Call 285-9097. 431 14TH Ave North.


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


GIGANTIC ARCADE & Pinball Auction.
Assets of Birmingham Vendinh, 300+
coin-operated arcade video games, pinball
machines, jukeboxes, etc. Saturday, Feb-
ruary 9th @ 10:00am, 4102 LB McLeod
Rd., Suite B, Orlando, FL. Info (914)535-
7000 or www.superauctionscom.
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WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
SAXOPHONE WANTED, older Pro model,
(Selmer, King, etc.) Call (904)415-0903.
WE BUY GOLD & DIAMONDS
Estate Jewelry and scrap gold
241-5666.


TWO-FAMILY SALE. Saturday, 8am-
1pm. 114 & 118 Seagrape Drive. Furni-
ture, collectibles, housewares & electron-
ics.
HUGE SALE: Sat. 7:30am-2pm. Corner of
6th Avenue North and 11th St. North.
House and patio furniture, antiques,
lamps, collectibles, frames, TVs, and
much more.

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MOVING SALE: furniture, bikes (bike for
2), books, misc., 2137 Rosewood Dr. (off
Florida @ Bay Rd)., Sat., 9am-lpm.
SAT. FEB. 9th, 8am-6pm. 1836 Hamlet Ln
N. Couch, loveseat, recliner, computer
desk, bookshelves & lots more.


SATURDAY, 8-12, 1840 Sherry Dr N.
(btwn 19th & Saturiba). It all has to go!


1991 21' Sport Nautique w/wake tower
and trailer. Recently reupholstered. Runs
great. $10,500. (904)716-3853.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com


2002 VESPA 50cc Scooter, seafoam
green, 3000 miles, exc. cond., mirrors,
storage on back w/backrest, $2000. Email
me at: samdds@aol.com if interested.
.SCOOTER, 1993 Yamaha Riva Jog; runs
well, $500 OBO, 241-4876.
HARLEY DAVIDSON, 1998 HD, 95th An-
niversary 1200 custom Sportster, $5500.
962-7766.


2004 LEXUS RX330, SUV; silver, fully
loaded, $18,000; one owner, 68,000
miles, 24 mpg; regularly serviced on facto-
ry guidelines, have all receipts. Immacu-
late condition; new brake rotors & pads,
new tires, new battery; factory installed
DVD player; power everything, 707-2443.


2004 DODGE Ram Quad Cab, 5.7L Hemi
Magnum, silver, excellent condition, tow
package, always serviced, hard tonneau,
ood scoop, 20" rims,' new tires, new
brakes, 53K miles, tough looking truck,
$16,000 firm. (904)382-0877.
1991 FORD Van- Aerostar XL. Clean,
runs good, $900. cell: 343-9057, home:
642-4335.
2006 BOX Van E350, 14,000mi., like new.
$22,000 OBO. 246-8330.
1992 GMC Conversion van, $750 OBO,
(904)655-2989.


2003 LAND ROVER Discovery, V-6, 61K
miles, loaded, excellent shape, $16,500,
(904)654-2360.
1995 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE, great condi-
tion, 125k miles, $4300. Call 334-1476.
2001 SILVER Mazda Tribute DX. 102,600
miles. Very clean. $5000. (904)728-7868.
1992 BMW 3251S, red, 5spd, 2.51tr;
$4500 OBO. Jonathan 866-6937.
2001 VW Beetle, one owner, 25,000 orig.
mi., A/C, power windows, sunroof, spoiler.
$11,000. 307-6555.


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SCISSOR & KNIFE SHARPENING
Specializing in salon scissors, fabric,
household, industrial shears & knives.
Mobile. (904)945-3375.


PADGETT'S A/C &'Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
588-5222 Financing available.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.

JUST ME Cleaning, one cleaner, one
great job. Connie 333-0058.
HOME ORGANIZER! Kids rooms, kitch-
ens, closets, etc! Get organized for a New
Year! Call Jackie at (904)662-5997 or
email me at jacobsenjackie@yahoo.com.
CLEANING HOMES in Beaches & PV.
Honest/ Reliable/ Affordable. References
available. 563-3955.
WE TAKE care of ALL the details. Light/
deep cleaning of your home and/ or office.
Including renter move-out,new construc-
tion. REPAIRS including but not limited to
ceiling fan replacement, repair/ replace bi-
fold doors, caulking, painting, screen re-
placement, installation of lighting fixtures,
replacing deadbolts/ door handles, etc.
Licensed and Insured. 525-1025,
gregscleaning@comcast.net


BEACH BOYS Firewood. Pickup or Deliv-
ery. Call 759-1612.

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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or' email:
callrob@comcast.net.



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DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks, demo-
lition, & room additions. RK Ballard Con-
struction, Inc. Licensed & insured. Call
Chuck, 874-6692.



SMALL TIME MOVING
Small to medium moves/ any distance/ flat
rates. Garage clean-outs/ debris removal.
(904)803-8201.



OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
cleaning. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
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JAXPRO PRESSURE WASHING
Residential/ commercial.
Visit us at www.myjaxpro.com
Free estimates, 707-8630.


TOTAL PROPERTY CARE- Lawns,
shrubs, trees, edging & clean- up. Profes-
sional & motivated. (904)803-8201..
WE WANT WORK!
Free estimates. Mow, trim; edge, shrub
trimming, pruning. One time or annually.
Also mulch, sod, clean ups and more.
Licensed & Insured. 207-4037.


PAINTING
INTERIOR, Exterior, Quality & Profession-
alism. Great Rates. Free Estimates
(904)343-9057, (904)642-4335 anytime.



JJ'S POOL Cleaning Service, monthly
service, one time cleaning & repairs. Call
JJ, (904)962-6939.


CONSTRUCTION SERVICES. Interior &
exterior remodeling, fences, decks, paint-
ing, flooring & morel Licensed/ Insured. 30
years experience. Free estimates. 703-
2054.


HOME IMPROVEMENTS wood, tile, dry-
wall & paint with 40yrs exp. Master car-
penter, Steve 241-7838.
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-2274.
DIVERSIFIED HOME INSTALLATIONS
Providing quality installation on flooring,
cabinets, moldings, and interior/ exterior
doors. Licensed and insured/ Free esti-;
mates. Over 25yrs. of experience.
(904)338.6152.


HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.


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BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.


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ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
241-7276, 838-9599.


Cell(904)714-8400
Beaches Office (904) 241-5414
Westslde Off Ice (904) 786-9827


SHOW ME LAWN SERVICE, INC. Call
Pam 742-7769.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE. Great
Rates, Free Estimates & References. Call
J.W. Downs (cell) 626-5234 or 246-8344.


SECOND HUSBAND Handyman Serv-
ices: Carpentry, rough to finish, Drywall,
Texturing, Painting, Tile, Renovations,
Honest, Dependable. Rick (904)885-0164.


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children without fear of disturbing other shop-
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women's issues and the Christian book section.
This is not Bob's first bookstore, but it is in the
place he loves the Beach. He is a member of a
synagogue in Ponte Vedra, and is proud to have
this location for his store at the Beaches. His two
other bookstores specialize in textbooks, one
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expansion of the concept he started with those
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When you are shopping for a gift for a book-
lover, Buy the Book has some great ideas for you.
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