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P.' A4I Weekend Edition February 8, 2008




The ,rEACHES


Vol. 45, No. 67


LEADER


50O


INSIDE

WEEKEND


Newborn

rescued in

south JB
FROM STAFF'
A newborn boy wrapped
in a bed sheet and appar-
ently abandoned was res-
cued Wednesday from a
Jacksonville Beach apart-
ment where he had been
born just hours before.
Jacksonville Beach Police
Sgt.. Tom Bingham
Thursday said the baby's
27-year-old mother will be
charged with aggravated
child neglect for abandon-
ing the hours-old infant. .
Bingham said the
,woman called her brother
in Jacksonville around 11
a.m. Wednesday, com-
plaining of severe abdomi-
nal cramping and asked if
he would come pick her up
at her South Jacksonville
Beach apartment and take
her to his home.
Later, when the woman's
brother returned to the
apartment to collect some
of his sister's belongings

See BABY, A-3-


Jacksonville Beach artist
Kurtis Loftus painted the
above piece as a way to help
raise money for breast can-
cer research. See story and
photos, B-1.


by KATHY NICOLETTI
STAFF WRITER


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Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater performs Tuesday at
the Florida Theater. See B-2.

WHALES AHOY


Today and for the next """"-. .I
five Fridays in Lent, Christ -
Episcopal Church will have i
a labyrinth set up in. the
courtyard from 5 to 7 p.m.
People are invited to walk
the labyrinth as part of the
their Lenten devotions.
"Labyrinths have been
used by every faith since
pe-Christian times," said
Malinda Harris, Director of .
Christian Formation at .
Christ Episcopl Church.
"Walking a labyrinth is a.
way of centering for -
prayer." "-
One" of the first ways the -'-. ',
early Christians used .
labyrinths was for people
who were not able to go on P w
a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, People will be able to walk a laby
said Harris. Episcopal Church on Fridays dur
People today do not
often make pilgrimages to
Jerusalem. A labyrinth offers a way to step outside the mod-
ern world and become centered.
"When you get on a labyrinth, it is a metaphor for life,"
said Harris
While a person may think they are going in one direction,
life often takes them in another direction, as a labyrinth does.
Also, if there are others on the labyrinth at the same tim, it
may be necessary to step aside to accommodate them.


Photos by CHUCKADAMS
Special needs children watch Tuesday as, from left, Jacksonville city councilman Art Graham,
Oceanside Rotary project manager Norm Reimer, Sherri Nicholson of the Neptune Beach
Elementary School PTA, the school's principal, Stephanie Manabat; Neptune Beach city council-
man "Fel" Lee [obscured] and Rotarian president Don Dymer dedicate Phase II of the school's
playground project. See story, page A-3.


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photo submitted
yrinth in the courtyard at Christ
-ing Lent.
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Unlike mazes 'which
have obstructions that
compel the walker to turn
around, labyrinths have
no obstructions, she said.
The walk towards the
center is an opportunity to
consciously put aside
problems and concerns
and become calm.
"It is good for our souls
just to be quiet," said
Harri
Then in the center of
the labyrinth, it is possible
to be "open to whatever
comes to mind. "
As the person walks out
of the labyrinth, they may
feel better prepared for
prayer or may have a new
perspective, she said.
The labyrinth used by
Christ Episcopal is paint-
ed on canvas. It is a modi-
fied version of the
labyrinth in the floor of
Chartres Cathedral in


France.
Christ Church is at 400 San Juan Drive in Ponte Vedra. The
labyrinth will be set up weather permitting. For information,
call the church office at 285-6127.
Walking the labyrinth is a way to prepare for the Lenten
Taize worship services which will be held at the church at 7
p.m. on Fridays in Lent.
These will be meditative prayer services with special music
and chants, said Harris.


Warn the

yard guy


NB will


levy fine


if debris


blown in


the road


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
Blowing garden trash, such as
leaves and debris, into the city
right of way in Neptune Beach
will cost residents and business-
es $50 if a proposed ordinance is
passed.
The proposed ordinance says
that all garden trash, including
"trees and tree limbs, sand and
dirt shall not be blown, swept,
washed or placed onto public or
private roadways or alleys or
onto adjacent properties."
If anyone in the community is
-caught doing so the city has
the right to levy a $50 fine,
according to the proposal.
However, a citizen will be
given one warning before a fine
is issued, according to City
Manager Jim Jarboe.
"It's going to be an adjust-
ment because people are not
used to it," said Coimcilor John
Weldon.
The proposed ordinance is
intended to keep nitrogen out of
the stormwater system.
It will also help prevent flood-
ing, Jarboe said. When materi-
als get caught in the stormwater
system, it slows down water
flow, causing back ups, he said.
The Neptune Beach City
Council Monday passed the pro-
posed ordinance on first read-
ing.

JB to sell surplus
An auction for surplus items
will be held by the city of
Jacksonville Beach later this
month, according to a press
release.
Vehicles,.. bicycles, small
equipment, computers, moni-
tors, printers and confiscated
items will be auctioned on Feb.
21 at the City Operations and
Maintenance Facility, 1460A
Shetter Ave..
Registration will begin at 9
a.m. and 9:45 a.m. The auction
will begin at 10 a.m.


A right whale and calf cavort
in the Atlantic Ocean near
the Jacksonville Beach
Fishing Pier at midday on
Wednesday.


As health insurance costs rise


Beach municipal workers

can receive free coverage


RELIGION


LENTEN SEASON-
John Sievers receives ashes
at an Ash Wednesday
Service at Lord of Life
Lutheran Church, marking
the start of Lent. For
more religion newssee page
C-6.


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
The cost of health insurance is ris-
ing, experts agree.
But, while many employees in the
private sector are shouldering the
burden of the extra costs, govern-
ment employees are still receiving
generous benefit packages, experts
said.
Lynn Turner is an analyst with
Plan Analysts, a firm that helps
companies secure group health
insurance. She attributes the
increase in health insurance costs to
several factors, including aging
demographics, escalating costs due
to new technology through medical
facilities and advances in research
and development.
"Consumers are spoiled in their
thinking that health insurance is an
entitlement," she said.
The average monthly worker con-
tribution increased for both single
and family coverage in 2007,
according to an annual health bene-
fits survey conducted by the Kaiser


Family Foundation.
But, while the private sector is
feeling the pinch, many govern-
ment employees continue to have
generous benefits options, Turner
said.
"The cost may be there to that
entity, but they are making sure the
individuals aren't paying," she said
of government benefit choices.
There is a larger population and
more money available, which allows
governmental institutions to offer a
"richer menu of benefits," according
to Turner. Turner explained that tra-
ditionally governments have offered
ample benefit packages to supple-
ment less pay.
Neptune Beach has 71 employees,
Atlantic Beach has approximately
120 employees and Jacksonville
Beach has approximately 300
employees.
A new trend for employers in the
private sector is to pay a flat rate
toward an employee's health insur-
ance costs, rather than pay a per-
centage. That is unlike government


See HEALTH INSURANCE, A-3 0-


photo submitted
Jill Bonner's friends and extended family gather at the Hopkins Street disabled
ramp beach access where a new monument-grade bronze plaque was installed
recently. The plaque memorializes 20-year Hopkins Street resident Jill Bonner for
her efforts in the ramp's conversion into a disabled access so that everyone can
get to the sand and the sea.


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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Special guests and Oceanside Rotary members listen Tuesday in Neptune Beach Elementary
School's media center as the school's chorus sings,as part of ceremonies leading up to the dedi-
cation of Phase II of the school's playground project.


Playground Phase II is


result of 2 years of work


New playground for
disabled will be open to
the entire community

by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Sherri Nicholson, called by her husband the
"volunteer extreme extraordinaire" with the PTA
at Neptune Beach Elementary, gave a sigh of relief
Tuesday that Phase II of the school's playground
program had been completed. She then expressed
pride in what had been accomplished by the com-
munity as a whole, the school and the Oceanside
Rotarians.
"It took us two years to do this," Nicholson said
on a dark, foggy morning at the new playground,
an hour before its dedication. "This is Playground
by the Sea, and this is what Oceanside Rotary
sponsored."
Nicholson helped spearhead the building of
two playgrounds at the Florida Avenue school, the
first 100 percent handicapped accessible, the sec-
ond one 80 percent.
"The playground means a lot to the students at
this school, as well as the community," said prin-
-cipal Stephanie Manabat, "because it's a place
'teachers can take students- for physical activity
and to engage in building relationships. It's very
important they have a place to go."
Manabat emphasized that donors and sponsors
had made the playground project possible, "and a
lot of volunteers have put a lot of time and effort
into making it very nice and safe for the kids.
"It's huge because the community can enjoy it,
the kids can enjoy it," she said.
Sherron Kenski, the'school's principal when the
playground project began and who .retired last
May 31, returned for the ribbon-cutting ceremony
this week. She was joined by Manabat, Nicholson,
Jacksonville city councilman Art Graham,
Neptune Beach city councilman "Fel" Lee,
Oceanside Rotary Club president Don Dymer and
Norm Reimer, who chaired the playground proj-
ect for the Rotarians.
"The Rotary and Norm Reimer, Sherri


Nicholson, they're like pit bulls. They got hold of
this and did not let go," said Kenski. "They say it
takes a whole village to raise a child. Well, it took
a whole community to raise this playground."
Reimer said he was asked to head the project by
Lee, president at the time.
"I met with Sherron Kenski and members of the
PTA..Karen Arlington was the president. And we
planned this thing out," said Reimer. "We looked
at proposals from companies that wanted to build
the playground. We decided on a company, then
decided how much money we were going to need
and started the fundraising effort.
"We came up with two designs and, because of
the total cost, decided it would be a two-year proj-
ect," he said.
Reimer said Oceanside donated $15,000 to the
first playground and $50,000 to the second.
"They were able to. put together, within a year,
$50,000 towards our funds," Nicholson said of the
Rotarians. "The city of Jacksonville put $40,000;
the rest of the money we raised through the PTA.
",I'm estimating about $400,000 that our
school, in the last three years, has raised/received
from local sponsors," she said. "And created not
only a totally handicapped accessible facility and
the 80 percent we just finished, but also a 70,000-
square-foot multi-purpose field and a quarter-mile
track. The PTA, our volunteers, our parents raised
the money thl:,ouh local .spoinxmis city officialin'g
ar-d'al ttiat." --
The Navy was involved in the first playground,
but Nicholson said of the second phase, "Mainly
it's been Rotary and city of Jacksonville. The PTA
[and] of course all the parents in our area, [and
the] city of Neptune Beach.
"One of our secret, kind of in the background,
people who have been phenomenal has been the
Public Works Department of Neptune Beach. If
there's something we need, whether it equipment
or manpower, they've never walked away. They
are always right in there with us."
Both phases are open to the community.
"This actually is considered a park," Nicholson
said of Phase II. "This is a playground that is a
school-owned facility. The grounds are owned by
the school, but it's leased to the city of Neptune
Beach for after-school hours as a public park."


Information was promised by end of January

Jax Beach mayor waiting for post office

to deliver decision on future site location
Attempted to contact Rosenberg and Hollinger but
by LIZA MITCHELL has been unable to reach them
STAFF WRITER "It is hard to know who is on first," he said.
Jacksonville Beach officials are awaiting word "The communication has.been horrible."
from the U.S. Postmaster to determine if the pro- According to U.S. Postal facility relocation
posed location for a new facility along Beach requirements, "the postmaster should keep local
Boulevard is still feasible. officials and the community informed via letters
Arthur Rosenberg, who took over as U.S. and news releases."
Postmaster last October, said at the Jan. 22 City A representative in Rosenberg's office said he
Council meeting that he intended to notify mem- will be out of town until Wednesday and a record-
bers within the week if the Beach Plaza shopping ed message at Hollinger's extension said she too
center at 1360 Beach Boulevard would satisfy the was unavailable because of travel.
requirements for a full-service postal facility. Members of the City Council publicly wagged
"A response is expected by the end of next week their fingers at Rosenberg and Hollinger for failing
to know whether we have at look at other options to convey their needs and concerns of .the pro-
as far as developers who are willing to build," he posed site which is sandwiched between an exist-
said Jan. 22. ing restaurant and family entertainment center.
Mayor Fland Sharp Tuesday said there has been Jonathan Daugherty, vice president of leasing
no communication despite the public assurances for Ashman Properties which owns Beach Plaza,
of Rosenberg and Operations and Programs said Thursday that the location was still not con-
Support Manager Jackie Hollinger. "Nothing. I firmed but he said he received architectural plans
Its a big goose egg," he said. Nothing. I that meet all requirements for the post office
haven't heard a thing." opening in Beach Plaza as planned.
City Manager George Forbes said he has


Baby found alone in bedroom
- BABY, from A-1


he noticed "an enormous
amount of blood" on the floor,
police reported.
Bingham said the man called
911 and rescue was sent to his
home to treat his sister.
According to police, the
woman refused to allow rescue
to treat her but her brother
insisted on transporting her to
the hospital.
Doctors' in the emergency
room rushed the woman into
surgery and attributed her sig-
nificant blood loss to the recent
birth of a child, police said.
"No one knew where that


child was," Bingham said.
The woman's brother and his
wife went back to the sister's
Jacksonville Beach apartment
and observed afterbirth in a
bathtub and "something
wrapped up in a sheet" which
turned out to be the baby in a
bedroom, police reported.
Bingham said' the man
thought the child was deceased
but noticed movement and
rushed the baby to the vehicle
where his own wife, still lactat-
ing from giving birth last
month, was waiting.
She nursed the baby en route


to the hospital where Bingham
said the infant is currently in
stable condition after spending
approximately his first eight to
10 -hours alone wrapped in a
sheet.
"He's a survivor. That's for
sure," Bingham said of the
child. "He's tough. At least this
had a happy ending."
The Department of Children
and families will take over the
case and once she recovers, The
woman, who has four previous
children, will be transported to
the Duval County Jail, police
said.


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Jacksonville Beach officials are taking steps to
extend the city's water reuse plan to use treated
effluent to irrigate more public facilities and
limit the nitrogen levels in the St. Johns River.
The City Council Monday authorized a
$49,495 engineering study to develop a master
plan detailing ways to increase the reuse of treat-
ed water.
Plans will also address the guidelines estab-
lished by the Environmental Protection Agency
to reduce the amount of nitrogen in the Lower
St. Johns River basin.
Jones Edmonds & Associates will establish a
plan that will enable the city to maximize the
potential for treated effluent and reduce the lev-
els of nitrogen and wastewater contaminants
released into the river.
State environmental officials issue Wastewater
and Storm water National Pollution Discharge
Elimination System (NODES) permits to enforce
the nitrogen allocations.
Jacksonville Beach has both permits and plans
to incorporate nitrogen limits within the next
year.
According to city officials, the plan will iden-
tify potential sites within the city that could uti-
lize treated waste water for irrigation and ensure
that the proper pipe size is installed in the spe-
cific areas.


employers, who typically foot
the bill for a considerable per-
centage to underwrite the cost
of the insurance provided to
employees and their families,
Turner said.
Neptune Beach, Jacksonville
Beach and Atlantic Beach each
offer a variety of plans. Each
city has at least one option in
which an employee can receive
health insurance and pay no
premium, according to munici-
pal benefit packages.
Costs to extend health insur-
ance coverage to spouse and/or
children require Beach munici-
pal employees to pay a share -
with costs ranging from
employees paying 50 percent of
the costs for family coverage in
Neptune Beach to 26 percent of
the costs for a basic family poli-
cy in Jacksonville Beach.
In Neptune Beach, a union
contract calls for the city to pay
for an employee's insurance
and half of the insurance costs
for family coverage, according
to Finance Director Steve
Ramsey, who said that a single
employee policy costs the city
$398.62 per month. That plan
costs the employee nothing.
Atlantic Beach offers similar
coverage, paying 100 percent of
the HMO employee premium
and 50 percent of the costs for
base HMO family coverage.
Employees can choose a more
deluxe health insurance plan if
they agree to bear a larger
share of the costs. For the plan
with the most generous bene-
fits, an employee who wanted.
family coverage would have to
pay approximately 43 percent
of the cost, with the city pay-
ing the balance.
Jacksonville Beach offers
employees four different
health insurance plan options.
Atlantic Beach Human
Resources Director George
Foster said that he reviews all
the Beach cities' benefits each
year to make sure the ,city is
competitive with other gov-
ernmental bodies hiring from
the same labor pool. He said
he does not compare to. the
private sector, however.


"It is the city's intention to utilize the infor-
mation contained in this reuse master plan by
incorporating the reuse piping as ancillary work
in various city infrastructure improvement proj-
ects constructed in the future," Public Works
Director Ti Edward's said in his staff recommen-
dation.
A new wastewater treatment plant will also be
constructed to advanced treatment standards to
help reduce nitrogen and allow treated effluent
to be used for irrigation without the need for
additional treatment.
Preliminary cost for the new treatment facility
is estimated at $20 million.
"When we do spend the money to upgrade
the water treatment facility we won't have to
treat it the way we do now," City Manager
George Forces said. "That really expands the
scope of how we use it."
Currently, effluent treated at the wastewater
treatment plant is pumped to the city's four-acre
pond at the municipal golf course and used to
irrigate the 18-hole course, Wingate Park, police
station and the Operations and Maintenance
facility.
A conduit will also be installed in the new
Slandscaped median on Beach Boulevard to pro-
vide irrigation for the Lee Kirkland and H.
Warren Smith cemeteries.
"We are already looking at the future," Forbes
said.


Holiday and Personal

Leave Benefits
*Neptune Beach:
12 paid holidays per year
Employees who have worked 0 to 5 years can
accrue up to 20 days of personal leave per year.
After 25 years or more, an employee can accrue
35 days per year.
Longevity pay: For each five years of service, an
employee gets an additional $25 per month in
pay.

*Atlantic Beach:
11 paid holidays per year
Employees who have worked 0 to 3 years can
accrue 151 total annual hours of personal leave
(18 days). After 16 years of service, an employ-
ee can accrue 272 hours per year (34).
The city also has a personal leave "cash in" sys-
tem.
Longeyity pay: For each five years of service, an
employee gets anr additional $25 per month

*Jacksonville Beach:
9 paid holidays per year
12 sick days annually
12 days annual leave (varies by union contract)




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I The Leader's Opinion


Avoid new tax


rebate scam


by con artists

Scam artists are quick to spot an opportunity.
Florida Consumer Services Commissioner Charles
H. Bronson is warning consumers this week about
scam artists who are seeking personal information
while claiming to help consumers obtain a tax
rebate from the federal government.
Problem is Congress has not even approved such a
plan.
"If you receive a phone call or e-mail with a prom-
ise of assistance in getting a check, hang up on the
caller or delete the e-mail," Bronson said.
Some Florida residents have acknowledged in
phone calls to the Consumer Services Division this
week that they have been contacted by would-be con
men
In one variation of the rip-off, a company calling
itself the Federal Commission Refund Department is
promising consumers help in obtaining a tax rebate
check for a $29 fee that it offers to withdraw from the
consumer's bank account. In a second variation,
scammers portraying themselves as IRS agents are
calling and asking for Social Security numbers and
other personal information to verify the person's eli-
gibility for a refund. That information can make
consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Do not let
the scammers obtain personal information, includ-
ing bank account and Social Security numbers.
While Congress is considering a tax rebate. plan to
stimulate the economy, the con artists are already
taking to the phones to take advantage of eager con-
sumers.
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but to their coaches on their
ability on fielding two well
matched teams.
Tom Coughlin has earned
the long deserved respect as a.
great individual and coach, in
that he has instilled the value


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same time, proving to all his
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such as visiting tiriuf,'
hospitals and caring for the
sick and terminally ill.
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good coaching and good
qualities as well.
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Art must really


eye of the be

To the editor:
5 months and 27 days later....
Mural, Mural on the wall, you get to
stay...Thanks to all!!!
The vote was 4-1, both the Mayor and the
Vice Mayor voted in favor of art. Only John
Weldon voted nah as he publicly accused us of
using a technicality to win. Even after all the
discussions, Mr. Weldon stands steadfast in his
Belief that "it is a sign". He referred to it as
having no other purpose except to advertise
Day or Night Moves, Inc. (a commercial and
residential moving company). Based on his
argument, it seems fair to say that he dis-
agrees with the hundreds of locals, many of
which are tax paying citizens of Neptune
Beach, who signed our petition voting that it
is ART!
Regardless of Mr. Weldon's vote, my reply
remains the same...any type of business
including a sub shop, chiropractor, even
Neptune Beach City Hall could occupy our
building and there would be no reason for
anyone to wonder why there wv ia a mural'
"advertising a moving company" on the out-
side of the building.
Perhaps Mr. Weldon should consider this...if
our purpose was to advertise our company,
wouldn't it have made more sense to advertise
our services, after all we already have a 8-foot
marquee on Atlantic Boulevard that portrays
our name and logo (which is not a sun and



NB gift to Fletcher High ba


To. the editor:
On behalf of the Fletcher
High School Marching
Senator Band, THANK YOU
to the Neptune Beach City
Council for their pledge of
$2,000 towards our D.C. trip
fund. And a BIG THANK
YOU to Councilman Fred Lee
for his generous pledge of
$1,000 of his personal funds
towards our cause.
As we know, there are many
needs in our community.
Our band is a great example
of the positive outcomes of
public education, and this is a
fantastic opportunity for us
to showcase the talents, spirit
and achievements of Fletcher
students. Thank you to the


Neptune Beac
for acknowledge
tance of rec
rewarding stud
At this impc
our fundraisin
critical that ol
our commur
business men
Fletcher alum
help us raise
monies we nee
dream become
have funds
pledged tota
mately $38,00
$50,000 cost
which leave
$12,000 shy of
is a' once in a
tunity for our


Reasonable for Neptune Be


To the editor:
Neptune Beach's $5,000
donation, for the HOPE van
will represent Neptune
Beach's fair share, supple-
menting a $200,000 grant
from Bank of America, a
$15,000 donation from
Jacksonville Beach and a
$10,000 donation from
Atlantic Beach, who clearly
believes this is a wise invest-
ment.
The primary mission of
the HOPE van is to connect
the Sulzbacher Center to the-
Beaches to help get the
homeless off the streets. The
homeless end up on the
streets through life events
that can't be avoided (job
loss, housing loss, addiction)
mental or physical illness),
due to mistakes with conse-
quences, or, yes, even some
want to live independent of
any structure. Regardless of
any reasons, they are not
just going away. If you pick
up all the homeless on the
street today and send them
away, people will continue
to end up on the streets for
these very same reasons,
including-families and veter-


ans.
Mrs. Par
homeless peo
cats, but hoe
can't be carter
ilized or eutha
someone does
Even people v
less were create
unconditional
God, and are
plan which is
comprehension
Judgmental
letters ... seen
fair amount
ridicule within
nity.
In terms o
cents, consic
homeless can
cant cost to tl
in terms of p
emergency se
services, soc
health care cc
property, and
idential safety
For examp
people may I
health care, 1
threatening
requiring eme
at considerab
public, in tei


DAVID SMITH
COLUMNIST


A few duties

need attention
In December, Jax Beach City
Council gave City Manager
George Forbes a raise of 5%
per year for two years retroac-
'tive to last March. They say they
forgot to give him a raise then.
His salary will increase from
about $140,000 to $154,000.


police services,
rvices, judicial
cial services,
)sts, damage to
visitor and res-
)le, homeless
not get timely
leading to life
health crises
rgency services
le cost to the
rms of unpaid


is clear that rates will have to
increase to support the utili-
ty through the next several
years. It's a straight forward
matter of dollars, there is
nothing greedy or punitive
in the increase, and it has
absolutely nothing to do
with homeless.
Mary Ann Padrta
Neptune Beach


There is no denying Mr. Forbes
is personable and funny, always
quick with a joke. Maybe these are
the attributes most appreciated by
the Council. Perhaps our police
would stand a better chance of
receiving equal consideration if
the Chief would develop a good
stand-up routine.
David Smith lives in downtown
Jacksonville Beach with his family.
He may be reached via email at



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PONTE VEDRA LEADER


I MIIn March, when Council sup-
posedly forgot to give Mr. Forbes
he editor: his raise, the City was offering the
he editor, police raises of 3%-%0/-2% over
the term of a three-year contract.
Their raise this year (from about
$16 to $17/hr starting salary) was
not retroactive to May when their
contract expired, but to August.
holder in N They were threatened in May that
i f d r i if they didn't accept the 3%/-2%-
2% deal, any future raise would
not be retroactive.
moon). According to negotiation docu-
I could understand him calling it a sign if ments, the City's latest offer to our
Morgan W., the artist, had painted a 32-foot police is raises of 4% and 3% for
moving truck with a couple of smiling movers the next two years.
carrying boxes and furniture. We all know what a great job
Mr. Weldon, it is what it is...just a colorful our cops do with limited resources
painting of a sun and a moon; and a senti- and little political support, but
mental birthday gift from my husband that what about Mr. Forbes? Section 31
cheerfully covered up a plain ugly gray wall. of our Charter lists the duties of
On that note, we are so very happy that we the City Manager.
get to keep our mural and even happier that The first listed duty is "to act as
we get to celebrate with the hundreds of peo- chief conservator of the peace."
pie who signed our petition. Without' the Since Jacksonville Beach has the
voice of the people and the media attention, highest rate of crime in northeast
the outcome might have been much different Florida last year, I would have to
so thank y9u, thank you everyone., Let the give him an F on this one.
sun and the moon shine on........ Next is "to supervise the
Last but not least, toward the end of the administration of the affairs of the
meeting there was a separate discussion about city". Wasn't this the year of "golf-
a future outdoor art project in the planning shop-gate" where the Council
stages at Atlantic Beach, interestingly enough voted, to have Mr. Forbes oversee
the same John Weldon spoke up and said that the pro shop? Maybe he earns a C
he would like for Atlantic Beach to plac~,t here.
Sworkoin tot n carltefrh.lirbboraergoffeline ne Next is "to see that the ordi-
Beach and Atlantic Beach so it could be nances of the city and tie laws of
appreciated and enjoyed by all. GO FIG- the state are enforced". Mr. Forbes
URE...I guess it's true what they say "ART is in says we can't arrest our way out of"
eye of the beholder". the homeless problem because it
Shari Quest costs too much. We don't arrest
Day or Night Moves, Inc for violations of our ordinances
Vice President because Jacksonville charges us
Neptune Beach $40 for each one. Our code
enforcement is in shambles; no
enforcement nights and weekends
and there is little to no coordina-
tion with the police. It takes an act
nd is greatly appreciated of Congress to have our noise
ordinance enforced. And how
h City Council Fletcher High School to rep- about these state laws: motorcy-
gng the impor- resent not only the beaches des limited to 70 decibels and
:ognizing and communities, but amplified sound from a vehicle
tents. Jacksonville and the State of illegal if it can be heard more than
ortant point in Florida on a national stage. 50 ft away! I would have to give
ig efforts, it is We need to make this happen him a D here.
their leaders in and to do so, we need your On "make such recommenda-
nity, Beaches help! tions to the council concerning
& women, and For more information the affairs of the city as may seem
ni step up to about the Fletcher High to him desirable;" and "to keep
the additional School Band, the 2008 the council advised of the finan-
ed to make this national Independence Day cial condition and future needs of
a reality. We Parade or how to make a con- the city" maybe an A+. He con-
raised and tribution, please visit our ducts regular secret meetings with
ling approxi- website at www.fletcherhigh- each of the Council individually. I
)0 towards the schoolband.org. assume he is making recommen-
of this trip; dations but since no records kept,
!s us about Cindy Bohn it is hard to say for sure.
Sour goal. This FHS Band Booster As for "prepare and submit to
lifetime oppor- DC Fundraising the council the annual budget
local school Committee Chairperson estimate" maybe a C. It was sub-
mitted for sure but it really was
just last years budget warmed
over. The copy I saw last had sev-
ach to support HOPE van eral addition errors. Public Works'
ach to support HOPE van budget presentation was excel-
lent; the Planning Departments'
medical care and delays in was a joke..
dee equated ER treatment and emergency Section 2-37 of City code
pie with stray services. requires "the city manager shall
meless people The Sulzbacher Center can submit regular written monthly
d away or ster- help the homeless get med- reports to the council showing the
anized because ical care to avoid crises and activities of the various depart-
n't want them. work to place homeless so ments, full details of, and the rec-
vho are home- they aren't involved in nega- ommendations deemed appropri-
:ed by God, are tive events with police and ate for the liquidation of all delin-
lly loved by citizens. quent light, water or other bills
part of God's Governmental accounting owing to the city, receipts, dis-
not for human provides for a special utility bursements, and purchase orders
n. fund, which can only be outstanding, and a full report con-
.hyperboles in spent on water/sewer servic- ceming complaints and action
n to provoke a es, under a standard taken in regard thereto." I have
of hurt and accounting premise that never seen such a report.
n our commu- utilities are self-funded. Add Wouldn't it be nice if complaints
reduced utility revenues due received were presented monthly
f dollars and to conservation efforts to the to the Council as well as the
der this. The cost to comply with federal "action taken"? Here again, I
incur a signifi- mandates to upgrade the would have to give Mr. Forbes an
he community water/sewer systems, and it F









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POLICE BEAT


ATLANTIC BEACH
Grand theft was reported on
Jan. 31 in the 900 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according to
a police report. The com-
plainants told police that the
suspect took a red pallet jack
from the back of Publix, accord-
ing to the report.
0
Timothy Wayne McNair, Jr.,
19, was arrested for aggravated
assault on Feb. 2 in the 50 block
of Ardella Road, according to a
police report. -The victim told
police that suspect pointed a
handgun at him and threatened
to shoot him, according to the
report.
* *
Burglary to a conveyance was
reported on Feb. 4 in the 700
block of Amberjack Lane,
according to a police report.
Two of the victims' vehicles
were burglarized in their drive-
way, according to the report.

Joshua Ian Newton Cogbum,
21, was arrested for aggravated
domestic battery on a pregnant
victim on Feb. 4 in the 1000
block of Hibiscus Street, accord-
ing to a police report.

A 17-year-old female was
arrested for possession of
cocaine, possession of a con-
trolled substance while in phys-
ical control of a vehicle, posses-
sion of less than 20 grams of
cannabis and possession of a
tobacco product by a minor on
Feb. 5, according to a police
report.
,NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary in which the suspect
is armed or becomes armed was
reported on Feb. 4 in the 200
block of South Street, according
to a police report.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Two men broke into the gym
of an apartment complex
Wednesday morning in the 100
block of Great Harbor Way and
stole a plasma screen TV worth
$2,000, according to a police
report.

Attempted burglary was


reported Tuesday evening at an
office building in the first block
of Sawgrass Village Drive,
according to a police report.

Attempted burglary was
reported Wednesday morning
in the 800 block of State Road
A1A North, according to police.
* *
A vehicle was stolen
Wednesday from a residence in
the 600 block of Battlegate
Lane, according to a police
report.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Petit theft was reported Feb. 5
in the 900 block of 17th Avenue
North. A custom beach cruiser
valued at $240 was stolen from
the victim's front yard.

Battery was reported Feb. 5 in
the 700 block of 4th Avenue S.
The victim told police that she
was approached by the suspect
who started yelling at her then
struck her in the face with a bot-
tle. The suspect alleged that the
victim was the primary aggres-
sor.

Forgery was reported Feb. 5 n
the first block of 3rd Street N.
The suspect removed at least
two checks from the victim's
checkbook and forged one for
$179.37 to Beaches Energy
Services. The suspect attempted
to forge a second check but the
victim had dosed his account
and notified the utility compa-
ny that he had not resided at
that address for several months.

Casey Joe McDonald, 26, of
Jacksonville was arrested Feb. 6
and charged with aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon
and possession of a controlled
substance in the 1400 block of
1st Street S., according to a
police report. Police responded
to a call of a fight involving a
knife. The victim told police
that he was sitting in his back-
-yard with a tenant when a man
approached and.began asking
the tenant questions. The vic-
tim told him to leave the prop-.
erty several times because no
one knew who he was. Police


said the suspect walked up to
the victim with a knife and
threatened "to cut him up." The
victim called 911 and observed
the defendant get in a vehicle
for a few minutes then walk
down to the beach where he
was apprehended. The knife
was recovered in a driveway and
police found pills in
McDonald's vehicle, the report
said. He also had marijuana in
his pocket, the report said.
* *
Petit theft was reported Feb. 6
in an unknown area of 5th
Street S. A beach cruiser valued
at $200 was stolen from the
back porch of the residence.



BUSINESS


BRIEFS

Kathryn R. Murphy, RN,
MSN was elected to a 2 year
term as the Florida representa-
tive to the National Advisory
Council at Comfort Keepers,
one of the top senior care fran-
chise networks in North
America. Murphy was elected
by the Comfort Keepers fran-
chises within the Florida
region and will be one of 16
members on the council. As a
Comfort Keepers franchise
owner, Murphy assists over
300 families by providing a
host of care giving services.
Murphy's Comfort Keepers
service area doubled in 2007
when she purchased her sec-
ond Comfort Keepers fran-
chise. Her company serves the
greater Jacksonville area to
Ormond Beach.

Atlantic BancGroup, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATBC), announced
that Jimmy Dubberly, was
appointed as Director
Emeritus of both Atlantic
BancGroup, Inc. and its sub-
sidiary, Oceanside Bank.
Dubberly was a founding
director of both Atlantic
BancGroup and, Oceanside
Bank.


JB cops get


top honors

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER

The Jacksonville Beach Police
Department is recognizing two of its own
for outstanding service.
Officer Brett Burrell and Community
Service Officer Shannon Labinski will be
honored during a Feb. 18 ceremony in the
Patrol Squad Room at station headquar-
ters.
Burrell, who heads the Community
Assisted Policing Effort, was awarded the
Officer of the Year distinction for his
efforts in the Pablo Beach South neighbor-
hood.
Police Chief Bruce Thomason in a Jan.
28 memorandum lauded Burrell for his
"strong commitment and drive" for initi-
ating monthly walks through the Pablo
Beach area.
Burrell worked closely with public hous-
ing officials and police detectives on
numerous investigations including a six-
month illegal drug sting.
Burrell also implemented a
Neighborhood Watch program involving
foot patrols and citizen contacts on hous-
ing authority property.
Thomason said Labinski was nominated
as civilian employee of the year by several
department supervisors.
She was selected for performing numer-
ous tasks including extra shifts in commu-
nications center,.assisting C.O.P. members
with traffic control, parking enforcement
and fingerprinting and completing annual
recertification for school crossing guards.
Labinski also helped deliver notices for
code enforcement inspectors, conducted
bicycle registrations and assisted in captur-
ing and caring for animals in the absence
of the animal control officer.
"All of the tasks . .were completed
while you were assigned your normal
duties," Thomason said. "This clearly
demonstrates your strong dedication, ini-
tiative and support for our citizens and
your fellow employees."
Both will be honored with a permanent
plaque at the station and their photos will
be displayed in the lobby. They will also
each receive a $20 public service award.


O BITUARIES


KATHERINE 'KAY' KERR ARMSTRONG


Katherine "Kay" Kerr
Armstrong of Jacksonville
died February' 4, 2008. Born
in Oak Park, Ill., she resided
in Jacksonville for many years
and most recently was a resi-
dent of Cypress Village.
She had an extensive career
in business and marketing
and served for a number of
years as Executive Director of
the Greater Jacksonville
Agricultural Fair. She was an
active church member and
served on many committees
at Cypress Village as well as
being a member of
"Moneymakers," an invest-
ment club affiliated with the
National Association of
Investment Clubs.
She is survived by her
daughter, Judith Busey Teets
of Scottsdale, Ariz.; her son,


Stephen Donald Busey of
Jacksonville; three grandchil-
dren,, Sarah Belle Teets,
Stephen Brooks Busey and
Elizabeth Durell Busey; and
two great-grandchildren,
Stephen Scott Busey and
Anne McRae Busey.
Memorial services for fami-
ly and her good friends will
be held at 2 p.m. February 11
at Christ Church, with Pastor
Rick Westbury officiating. In
lieu of flowers, the family
requests any memorial be
made in favor of the
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida
Foundation.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


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MARGERY HUTCHINSON BISCHOFF


Mar g e r y
Hutchinson
'* .. Bischoff, 77, died
February 3, 2008.
She was born'
September 2,
I 1930 in Des
Moines, Iowa.
She graduated from Roosevelt
High School in June 1945 and
from Drake University in
January 1950 with a BFA
Degree.
She lived in Atlanta, Ga.
beginning January 1952 and
relocated to Ponte Vedra Beach
in March 1986. She was a mem-
ber of Christ Episcopal Church,
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, The
Lodge & Club and Ponte Vedra
Woman's Club.
She loved to travel, solve
acrostics and cryptograms and


play duplicate bridge and cross-
word puzzles. But most of all
she loved and cherished her
family and her friends.
Survivors include two sons,
one daughter and their spouses,
two grandsons, four stepchil-
dren, seven step-grandchildren
and three step-great-grandchil-
dren, with two others soon to
be born. She was predeceased
by her husband, Robert R.
Bischoff, in December 1996.
A Memorial Service was held
February 7 in Christ Episcopal
Church, Ponte Vedra Beach.
In lieu of flowers, for her love
'of cats, donations may be made
to the Jacksonville Humane
Society, 8464 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32216.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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JOSEPH M. DEVONCHIK


THELMA G. PETERMAN


Joseph M.
1L Devonchik, 88,
died February 2,
S2008 in
i Southlake
SNursing and
Rehab Center.
Cq He was born in
. February 1919 in
New York, N.Y.
He served as a Lt.
Commander in the United
States Navy from 1941 to 1967.
He was a member of the
Russian Orthodox Church.
He was a devoted father,
grandfather and great-grandfa-
ther who loved his family and


his country very much, the
family said.
Family members include his
son, Jeffrey Devonchik, and
daughter, Judith Long, both of
St. Johns, Fla.; four grandchil-
dren and three great-grandchil-
dren. He was predeceased by
his father, Joseph O.
Devonchik, his mother, Ellen
Ripich Devonchick, and his
son, Joseph H. Devonchik.
Interment will be April 9 in
Arlington National Cemetery
with full military honors.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Thelma G. Peterman, 76,
died February 4, 2008 after
experiencing a severe stroke
March 19, 2007.
Thelma had three brothers
and four sisters. Survivors
include her husband of 43
years, Kenneth; seven chil-
dren, seven grandchildren and
seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by
one son, Wayne.
She was a dedicated home-
maker who will always be
remembered for her love and
generosity towards all chil-
dren, the family said. Her love
and devotion to Jesus, his


church and her family has
made a difference in the qual-
ity of many lives, the family
said.
Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m. February 11 at
Blessed Trinity. Catholic
Church, followed by a grave-
side service at H. Warren
Smith Cemetery.
The family requests that, in
lieu of flowers, donations be
made to the Father O'Regan
Memorial Fund, 10472 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32246.
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


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SPORTS


February 8, 2008


Senators rebuilding but remain competitive


Fletcher opens preseason

with a victory over Stanton


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER

After graduating an entire
infield, it is expected that the
Fletcher High baseball team
will go through a rebuilding
process this season.
But even in,rebuilding
mode, the Senators showed
they are still strong Tuesday
night with a preseason-open-
ing 2-0 win over Stanton Prep
at Fletcher.
"This was a
good outing,"
Senators head
coach Kevin
Brown said after


the win. "This
was a great way
to start the sea-
son."
The Senators
came out of the
gates fast in
the first
inning w ith a ............................
double by
Ryan We're re
Mahoney.
Trevor Adeeb we're yol
followed thought w
Mahoney at
tie plate and team spirit t
ripped.anoth- better than
er double,
sending would. We
Mahoney in runs and \
for, the .first
score of the smart thin
game. played gc
Fletcher got
on the board. against a
for the sec- staff.
ond and final
time of the
game in the
third inning Kev
when James Senators
Dillon was
hit by a pitch
and got the
free pass to first. Mahoney fol-
lowed with a single, sending
Dillon to third. Adeeb made
contact on the following at-
bat and was thrown out at
first but Dillon was able to
score, giving the Senators a 2-
0 lead.
On the mound, Fletcher
starter Scott Sitz was domi-
nant in four innings, striking
out eight batters and allowing
just one hit before giving way
to relievers Michael Johnson
and Will Campbell.
Johnson.struck out three
batters in his two-inning stint
on the mound and Campbell
closed out the game in the
seventh.
"Scottie (Sitz) was our ace
last year," Brown said. "He's
one of our better pitchers.


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Michael (Johnson) was our
junior varsity guy last season
and he threw well."
As far a: the first game
went, Brown was impressed
with what he saw.
"You could see they played
with a lot of emotion
tonight," Brown said. "You
could see that when they were
playing.
"We're rebuilding and we're
young, and I thought we had
great team spir-
it tonight. We
hit better than
I thought we
would. We
scored two runs
Sand we did
tpme smart
things. We just
Splayed good
baseball against
a great pitching
staff. They.
have four
great arms
there at
building and Stanton and
we did well
ig, and I against them.
had great We have good
team skills
night. We hit and good
thought we team chem-
.sc d istry and I'm
sored tWO real happy
e did some about
We just, tonight."
S. We jt Mahoney
d baseball led Fletcher at
the plate, hit-
reat pitching ting 2-for-3
with a double
and a run
stored.
Adeeb went
Brown 1-for-2 at the
ead coach plate with an
RBI double
and Cory
Franklin
picked up one hit out of his :
three appearances.
Despite being the young,
rebuilding team the Senators
make themselves out to be,
Brown still sees the ballclub
being competitive and able to
at least match the success of
the program from last season,
when Fletcher finished run-
ner-up in District 1-6A and
made it to the state playoffs,
where the Senators lost to
Deland in the first round.
"I expect us to compete in
every game," Brown said.
"We build a program and we
expect the kids to step in and .
:pick up things. We graduated'
the whole infield from last
season. We're going to be
rebuilding."
Fletcher returns Adeeb at


Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Fletcher High starter Scott Sitz pitched four innings of shutout ball Tuesday night in the Senators' preseason opener against
Stanton Prep. Sitz, who figures to be the ace of the staff, struck out eight Blue Devils and allowed just one base hit.


second base, one of the three
seniors on the roster this sea-
son. Joining Adeeb is outfield-
er Sean Brown and All-City
catcher Franklin, whom Brown
labels as the "team leader."
The Senators roster includes


eight juniors: Dillon, Johnny
Williams, Tanner Gregg, Joey
Carpenter, Sitz, Alex Melvin,
Cody Atkinson and Johnson.
Seven sophomores,
Mahoney, Colby Adeeb, Darius
Campbell, Houston Brown,


Neck Reedy, Will Campbell
and Beau Beaudreau round out
the roster.
The Senators finished off the
preseason last night against
Paxon at home.
Fletcher opens the regular


season Feb. 11 in the Bakers
Sports Tournament at First
Coast High School, where they
will take on First Coast in the
first game and Trinity
Christian Feb. 12 in the sec-
ond game.


Boys lacrosse begins season with victory


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher High midfielder Billy Skinner (69) looks for an open teammate while guarded by Sandalwood's Dylan Parvin (15) and Tim Rodriguez during boys lacrosse action Monday at Sandalwood. The
Senators earned a victory over the Saints in their season opener and were scheduled to take on Mandarin at Jack Taylor Stadium on Thursday night. Fletcher will play a 15-game schedule this sea-
son, the first for boys lacrosse to be recognized as a sanctioned sport by the Florida High School Athletic Association. Lacrosse is the country's fastest-growing sport on the high school level and
2008 marks the third season for the Senators team, which began play as a club sport two years ago.








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Building boom slows, but nail gun injuries continue


Sfew weeks ago, I was
called to the ER to eval-
uate a gentleman who
had been shot in the arm by a
nail gun. The nail had pene-
trated through the outer
aspect of his elbow, through
the muscle and into the bone,
which fractured about the
embedded nail.
The man was in pain, as you
would expect, but he was also
unable to move his arm due
to the bony penetration. He
was taken to surgery, where
the nail was removed, the
path of penetration was surgi-
cally cleaned, and then he was
casted for his fracture.
These types of things hap-
pen all the time. I previously
noted an amazing story about
a guy who shot himself in the
head with a nail gun, some-
how didn't know he had done
it, and eventually went to his
dentist for what he thought


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GREGORY
SMITH, M.D.
CONTRIBUTOR


was an infected tooth. An X-
ray showed the nail embedded
into his skull, partially pene-'
trating his brain.
He was taken to the hospital
where he underwent emer-
gency removal and has not
suffered any permanent dam-
age.


Although the building.
boom has slowed, nail gun
injuries continue to be com-
monly seen. With discharged
nails traveling at speeds up to
1,400 feet per second, nail gun
injuries most commonly affect
the non-dom-
inant hand
and the feet. I previous
I once had an amazin
a guy who about a gu
came in to
the ER after shot himsI
he had been head with
shot in the somehow
hand, and he know he h
was still e
attached to and events
the'two-foot to his den
by four-foot what he th
plank tha he .
had been an infected
leaning on
when the nail gun went off.
Accident victims commonly
present to the emergency
room, X-rays are used to deter-


mine the path of penetration,
and then usually the nail can
be removed there. The trau-
matic wound is cleaned, and
the patient is sent home on a
course of oral antibiotics.
With proper treatment


ly noted
g story
iy who
elf in the
a nail gun,
didn't
lad done it,
ually went
tist for
ought was
d tooth.


infections are
not common.
When easy
removal in the
emergency
room is not
possible, or
the nail has
penetrated the
bone or a
joint, the
patient will be
taken to the
operating
room for fur-
ther treat-
ment.


Another interesting case
involved a man who shot
himself in the outer aspect of
his knee. The nail penetrated


his thigh bone, and across the
knee joint into his shin (the
tibia). Then he fell, and bent
the nail within the center of
his knee joint.
As you can imagine, he pre-
sented to the ER with his knee
locked into position. He too
was taken to the operating
room where the nail was care-
fully removed, and he fully
recovered from his injury.
Nail guns are equipped with
safety devices that require the
gun be pressed firmly against
the surface to be nailed, there-
by preventing the possibility
that the gun be accidentally
fired, sending the nail soaring
through the air.
SHowever, operators often
remove this safety device in
order to speed up the process
of covering the area to be
secured more rapidly.
Nail guns account for
approximately 15 percent of
carpenter-related injuries.


SP ORT-BIEFS


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 recreational soc-
cer 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.

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 hpachgirlsfitness'com


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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 award-
ed through 15th place.
For more information, visit
www.jaxfish.com or contact
FrankJoura at (904) 465-4552
or via e-mail at FJoura@bell-
south.net.


Gate River Run
Fishing The official Gate River Run
Jacksonville Offshore entry forms and training sched-
ishing Club's 8th annual ules are now available for the
apo sheepshead touma- 31st running of Jacksonville's
and fish fry will take signature running event on
aturday, Feb. 23 at the 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 neigh-
borhoods.
Gate River Run is the site of
l fthe USA 15K Championships for.
the 15th consecutive.year, and
attracts a top field of world class
k. 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.
For more information on the
Gate River Run and companion
race day events, visit www.gate-
riverrun.com or phone 731-
1900.
S.Golf
SJohn Boehme, of Jacksonville
Beach, won the boys 16-18 divi-
sion of the Southeast Georgia
Junior Open last weekend in
Brunswick, Ga.
Boehme carded a first round
80, then tamed the 6,701-yard
course for a 3-under 69 in
Sunday's second round to top
Shiloh Snow, of Blackshear, Ga.,
p 4 by two strokes.


Used most commonly by
professionals, nail guns
intended for home use can
now be found on the market,
and I would therefore expect
the number of injuries to go
up even more.
This column is written to
discuss issues regarding sports,
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
ment for treatment by your regu-
lar doctor. It is only designed to
offer guidelines on the preven-
tion, recognition, and care of
injuries and illness. Specific con-
cerns should be discussed with
your physician. Mail your ques-
tions to Gregory Smith, MD -
Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034.

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Fletcher High senior Cabe Nolan accepted a scholarship offer
from Appalachian State in a ceremony at the school Wednesday.


Quarterback Ted Stachitas,
defensive tackle Ramon Booi
and linebacker Rily Haynes all-
committed to Wake Forest.
Offensive lineman Dalton
Faulds committed to East'
Carolina; safety Hunter Bates
will go to Northwestern, and
defensive back Graham Bates
inked a scholarship offer from
Arkansas State.
Safety Jared MacNaught,
who was named team MVP
during a football awards ban-
quet Monday night, is still
evaluating offers from a num-
ber of schools and is expected


to reach a decision soon.
The seniors all helped Nease
reach the Class 4A state cham-
pionship for a third straight
year last season, and each was
a p otiftfhe 2005' Panthers .
team that won the first state
football title in Nease history.

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scholarship offer from Appala-
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mercial News Providers" Course.
mercial News Providers" Tournament is slated to begin
S at 1 p.m. and entry fee is $100
per player. Format is a two-man
captain's choice.
All proceeds go toward assist-
Sing families in need of afford-
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For more information or to
register, phone Dean Bud BeeCh
at 686-4075 or 819-8309 or via
e-mail at beechjr@comcast.net.


Lacrosse
Face Off for a Cause, a col-'
lege lacrosse event that benefits
the Wounded Warrior Project,
on 0 will take place Saturday, Feb.
S0 W e 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
S 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 pro-
tecting America's freedom.
Tickets are $15 and are avail-
able at jaxlaxsports.com.
S* For more information, visit
woundedwarriorproject.org.
Signings
Six Nease High football play-
ers signed college letters of
intent Wednesday in a ceremo-
ny at the school.


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By JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
Beach erosion, land devel-
opment and educational
outreach
are among the
top issues the
First Coast
Surfrider
Foundation is
focusing on in
2008, said foun-
dation chairman
Rhea Drysdale
Wednesday.
In recent
years; First Coast
Surfrider focused
many of its
efforts on water
quality and
beach access.
"Our water url
testing program
is a success; the
city is doing an l
excellent job of
water testing so
we're looking at
shifting our efforts to more of


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a broad-based environmental
focus," Drysdale said.
"Beach erosion is a big con-
cern. We've gotten beach
access, now we need to make
sure there is a beach to go to."'
First Coast
Surfrider won a
lawsuit against
St. Johns County
in 2006 that
required the
county to clear
and mark all
public beach
access points.
First Coast
Surfrider gained
national recogni-
tion in 2007
when a Florida
court ordered
obstructions
removed from
beach access
points along
Ponte Vedra
Blvd. The victory
re was named the
No. 1 "win" in
the nation last
year by The Surfrider


Foundation, the non-profit
organization dedicated to pro-
tection and reservations of
the world's oceans.
"Ponte Vedra legislation led
the precedent for what
became statewide last year
and that was huge," Drysdale
said. "Now with more of an
environmental focus we are
also looking into events to
spread awareness."
First Coast Surfrider is pre-
senting an "Our Oceans
Forum Series" in collaboration
with the Marine Safety
Division of Jacksonville Fire
and Rescue Departments. The
first session scheduled for
March 18 from 7 p.m. to 8:30
p.m. at the Marine Science
Center in Mayport will focus
on wave forecasting with
speakers Tim Deegan of First
Coast News, and Dean, surf
forecaster for The Surf Station.
First Coast Surfrider is also
spreading environmental
awareness to students by par-
ticipating in events such as
science night at San Pablo
Elementary School in


Photo submitted
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regularly participates.


Jacksonville Beach.
"Once people respect the
beach and the ocean they will
hopefully care more about the
environmental impact," she
said.
First Coast Surfrider has also
been added to the Huguenot


Park advisory board and is
closely monitoring develop-
ment of.the cruise ship termi-
nal and Mayport.
"We're keeping a close eye
on how everything unfolds
and what is the most environ-
mentally friendly way for


them to build if they do,"
Drysdale said.
For more information on
the First Coast Surfrider
Foundation Chapter, check
out www.surfriders.org. New
members and volunteers are
welcome.


Photo submitted
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Feb. 11 First Coast Surfrider is holding its monthly chapter meeting from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at
Fionn MacCool's in Jacksonville Beach.
Feb. 19 Community expo at Sawgrass Country Club from 6-8 p.m. at the clubhouse.
Feb. 23 Beach or neighborhood cleanup at 9 a.m. Location TBA.
Feb. 28 Huguenot Park Public Meeting, 7-9 p.m. at First Coast High School's auditorium. Topic:
discuss recent revisions to the City of Jacksonville's proposed management plan.
March 6 Silent surf-inspired art auction 7 p.m. at Twisted Sisters in Jacksonville Beach.
March 10 Chapter meeting 7:30 p.m.
March 18 First annual Our Oceans Forum Series -Wave Forecasting at the Marine Science
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Songwriters Night
Atlantic Beach
Songwriters' Night will be
held from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 10
in the Atlantic Beach
Cultural Arts and
Community Center (Adele
Grage), the comer of Ocean
Boulevard and 7th Street.
Doors open at 5:45 p.m.,
and there is no admission
charge. Seating is first-come,
first-served. Musical host
Mike Shackelford is a well-
known local entertainer. The
event is provided by the
Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts
and Recreation Advisory
Committee.

Art Opening at Shelby's
Oil paintings by Greg
Knight- and Elizabeth
Fontanez are featured this
month at Shelby's Coffee
Shoppe, 200 First St.,
Neptune Beach. The exhibit
opens Feb. 8 with an artists'
reception from 6-8 p.m.

Creature Feature
This hands-on presenta-
tion takes place every
Saturday at 11 a.m. at the
GTM Reserve Environmental
Education Center. Visitors
will learn about animal habi-
tats, food chains and behav-
ior. The center is located at
505 Guana River Road, off
A1A 17 miles south ofJTB or
eight miles north of Vilano
Beach. Space is limited, so
call 823-4500 for reserva-
tions.

Art Exhibit at Beaches
Museum
The Beaches Museum, 380
Pablo Ave., Jacksonville
Beach, is showing art by
Gordon Russell in the
Dickinson Gallery. Russell's
show, Coastal Atlantic, will
be exhibiting through March
29. Hours are 10 a.m.-4:30
9.m. Tuesday thru Saturday.

Plants Walk
A Coastal Edible and
Medicinal Plants Walk will
be held from 10-11 a.m. Feb.
11 at Hanna Park. The meet-
ing place is parking lot 8.
The park is at 500
Wonderwood Dr. Even dur-
ing the cold winter months,
plants once used for survival
by Native Americans and
early Florida settlers are still
visible. Those who partici-
pate will learn about the
winter plants and how they
were used for food, medicine
and shelter.

Flagler Forum Series
Flagler College's Forum on
Government and Public
Policy's 2007-2008 series
continues Feb. 12 with Joan
Biskupic, Supreme Court cor-
respondent for USA Today.
Biskupic, who has been cov-
ering the High Court since
1989, will present "Covering
(and Uncovering) the
Justices of the Supreme
Court." She's is the e author
of "Sandra Day O'Connor:
How the First Woman on
the Supreme Court Became
SIts Most Influential Justice,"
published in 2005. Call 819-
6400 for information.

Beaches Branch Library
The Beaches Branch
Library, 600 Third Street,
Neptune Beach, offers free
movies that, in February,
include a series of Godzilla
movies selected by library
patrons. Film showings
begin at 5:30 p.m. in the
rg Claiborne Community
Room. For films and dates
information, Call the library
at 241-1141.

Art Exhibit at Adele
Grage
An exhibition of Sean
Mahan's oil on wood and
Julio Williams' photography
on canvas runs. through
March 28 at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd. at 7th Street in
Atlantic Beach.

Kiowa's Odyssey
"A Kiowa's Odyssey: A
Sketchbook from Fort
Marion" will be on display
at the Cummer Museum
through March 16. The
exhibit is free to members;
for non-members the cost is


$10. For information, call
356-6857.


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'Marathon Strokes'



benefits breast



cancer research


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Raising money for breast
cancer research and running
a marathon were not New
Year's resolutions for
Jacksonville Beach artist
Kurtis Loftus in 2006.
By the end of that year,
however, Loftus had raised
$5,000 for the Donna Hicken
Foundation and had run a
marathon in under four
hours.
His commitment to both
endeavors has risen exponen-
tially over the past two years
with his involvement in the
26.2 with Donna, a
marathon set for Sunday,
Feb. 17, at the Mayo Clinic.
Loftus, 46, designed the
inaugural event's commemo-
rative poster, T-shirt art and
finisher medals. He has also
volunteered to pace a group
of runners on race day.
But his biggest contribu-
tion to the cause comes
when Loftus opens
"Marathon Strokes," an
exhibit of 11 original paint-
ings, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
today at Ocean 60 in Atlantic
Beach.
All proceeds from the sale
of the paintings will support
the 26.2 with Donna: The
National Marathon to Fight
Breast Cancer.
"I'm hoping that all of the
pieces sell," said Loftus, the
president and creative direc-
tor of The Kurtis Group, a ..
Jacksonville Beach advertis-
ing agency.
Loftus has already sold
three of the 11 mixed medi-
um paintings, which depict
marathon runners, including
event founder Donna
Deegan, in several stages of
training.
Loftus used the same
vibrant color palette for all
the paintings, and elongated
the subjects as a creative
device.
In two of the works,
"Pushing" and "Six Miles
Left," the figures seem to be
running on air.
"I didn't want the runners
to be weighted down by
gravity," said Loftus, a for-
mer cross country runner at
St. Augustine High School in
the late 1970s and a'two-
time Jacksonville Marathon
finisher.


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"Stephanie," one of the
"fasties," takes water break.
"I wanted them to be
pushing through space. Each
painting tells a portion of
the training. The colors
reflect Florida."
Loftus, who ran his first
marathon in three hours and
45 seconds no small feat
for that distance has been
training with more than 100
runners affiliated with the
Donna Hicken Foundation.
During training runs,
Loftus carries a small digital
camera in his right hand to
capture fellow runners in
stride or at rest. He uses the
images as a starting point for
his paintings.
Loftus said one of his
favorite works in the
"Marathon Strokes" series is
"Stephanie," which portrays
a female runner during a
water break.
"Stephanie" is one of a
sub-group of Donna Hicken
Foundation runners dubbed
"fasties," because they lead
the pack on training runs.
Loftus is part of the group as
is WTLV-12 chief meteorolo-
gist Tim Deegan, Donna's
husband.
Loftus had never run a
marathon distance until he
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For a few minutes, it
seems like "Symphony,"
the latest release from
Sarah Brightman, is going to
break some new musical
ground for the pop/opera
diva.
That notion is dismissed
after five and a half minutes
when the title song begins.
But while Brightman stays,
for the most part, in the
comfort of her familiar musi-
cal yard, at least she's taking
a look over the fence at some
new territory.
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rears its head on the second
track, "Fleurs Du Mal," which
has an almost but not quite
- gothic flavor. Electric gui-
tars are toned down in favor
of soaring strings and a pow-
erful vocal chorus. As in her
best songs, Brightman alter-
nates between her airy, pop
voice and operatic soprano
with chilling results.
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8 p.m. today and Saturday and
Feb. 15 and 16 at Players by the
Sea, 106 6th Street N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Matinees
are held 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets
are $15 for seniors, students
and military, $18 for general
audiences Call 249-0289 for
information.
"BREAKING UP IS HARD
TO DO" This musical is
staged at 8 p.m. every Tuesday
through Sunday and 11 a.m.
every Saturday and noon every
Sunday through Feb. 10 at the
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Jacksonville. Doors open two
hours prior to curtain. Tickets
rage from $39 to $46 for din-
ner and the show. Call 641-
1212 for reservations.


"BREAKING INTO HOL-
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TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO"
Orpheus Theater Group
presents this workshop for
local actors hoping to make it
in show business from 1:30 to
4:30 p.m. Saturday at The Body
Gallery, 1360 Beach Boulevard
in Jacksonville Beach. Cost is
$35. Call 296-3292 or send and
e-mail to info@orpheustheater-
group.com for information.
ABET DRAMA WORK-
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Experimental Theatre is hold-
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workshop is under the direc-
tion of ABET founder and
Artistic Director Emeritus
Carson Merry Baillie. Open to
all levels of experience. Call
249-7177 for information.


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Seven years, 100 cities and-10 countries after its world pre-
miere in Orlando, "Menopause The Musical" celebrates its sev-
enth year of international success with a new Jacksonville pro-
ductior running through March 2 at the Terry Theatre. Tickets
are available online.by visiting www.artistseries.fccj.org.


Don't jump the gun before spring
After you get them. By the deeply, but rather a bit higher


T today I saw a large pot of
red geraniums, one of
my favorite flowers from
childhood, and I was tempted
to purchase the pot.
Seeing them really made me
think about all aspects of
spring that we will soon have
upon us, the greening of the
lawns, the seedlings going
into a vegetable plot, the beds
cleaned up and flowers plant-
ed for touches of color, the
smells of fresh weeds and the
chirping of birds as they find
places to build their nests.
We need to be a little care-
ful and not jump the gun,
especially on using fertilizer
too early on our lawns.
As I have told you many
times, fertilizer brings new
growth, and new growth is
very susceptible to cold tem-
peratures. Pruning also stimu-
lates new growth, and direct-
ing the job to dormant plants
is the key right now.
I am sure we will have a few
more "get out the old sheets"
nights, so as you salivate over
buying colorful but tender
annuals and vegetables, just
remember that it is OK to buy
them, but probably best not
to plant them into the ground
for a few more weeks.
Find a spot where they can
be outdoors during the warm
days and then brought in for
the cool nights. Or plant
them into containers that can
be wheeled into the garage
when freeze warnings are
made.
Let's review a gardener's
check list as we go into spring;
keep it handy and mark off
what you've completed as the
month moves along.
I've already talked with you
about tree care, but have not
reminded you of how to plant
a tree, and then care for it.
Feb. 23 is Greenscape Day
where the city is selling all
kinds of small trees and
shrubs for greening up
Jacksonville.
The products will be "dor-
mant" and must be planted
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some TLC from the time you
take them home..I will have
more detailed information for
you in next week's issue.
You'll either be buying a
balled and burlapped tree or a
container-grown one. Either
way, the hole should be dug
at least twice,as wide as the
container or football width,
but the depth should be a tad
less than the height of the soil
around the container-grown
plant or the balled and
burlapped one. We never want
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Cont. from B-1
Donna Hicken Foundation
runners in March 2006. Since
then, he has kept an online
diary of his experiences at
blogspot.com.
The blog is called "26
Gulp!"
"I have made running part
of my lifestyle for more than
25 years," says an early
Loftus blog entry.
"I have found running to
be extremely beneficial in
operating a business. Now
my running will have a
uniquely different purpose."
Loftus said it's been
rewarding being on the
ground level watching the
26.2 with Donna take off.
More than 7,000 participants
are expected for the race,
which will be staged, for the "'
most part, at the Beaches.
Signed race posters and a
collection of "Marathon
Strokes" prints will be avail-
able for purchase today at


Ocean 60 and at the
marathon's race expo next
week at the Morocco Shrine
Temple.
All frames for the
"Marathon Strokes" paint-
ings were donated by
Sunshine Frames of
Jacksonville Beach.
Loftus, who serves on the
board of directors' for the
Beaches Area Historical
Society, said he has always
used running and surfing as
a means of expression.
The Donna Hicken
Foundation gave him a new
creative outlet, merging his
love for running with his
interest in non-profit volun-
teer work.
"To find the time to paint
on your own behalf is hard,"
saida.Loftus, who is married
with two children.
"This forced me to do that.
And there is a benefit. It's
not just a selfish effort."


photo submitted
"My Brother's Airplane," by Jefferson Pinter, is part of "Legacy Continuum," an exhibit of two Washington, D.C.-based African-
American artists running at the University of North Florida gallery through Feb. 21. The exhibit also features the work of David C.
Driskell. For gallery hours, call 620-4038.


Art is a competitive busi-
ness and it is encourag-
ing to see three galleries
in the same geographic space
coordinate their openings.
Stellers Annex, First Street
Gallery and Shelby's Coffee
Shoppe each have new
exhibits opening today in
Neptune Beach.
Stellers Gallery Annex will
open an exhibit of new works
by Henry Von Genk III.
"Florida Captured in Oils"
portrays the beautiful foliage,
waterways and clouds that we
enjoy in:North- Florida;'A' ?:.";"
reception will be held from 6
to 8 p.m. today at 200 First
Street. Call 247-7200.
Across the courtyard, First
Street Gallery will open "At
the Water's Edge," Paintings
and Photography by Linda
Olsen, and Jewelry and Glass
Designs by Jeannie Johnson.
An opening reception is 7
to 9 p.m. today at 216-B First
St. First 'Street Gallery features
mostly crafts while Stellers
Gallery features paintings and
sculpture.
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe will
open an exhibit of oil paint-
ings by Greg Knight and
Elizabeth Fontanez today
with a reception from 6 to 8
p.m. at 200 First Street. Music
will be provided by Beverly
Chapman, the strolling vio-
linist. Call 241-7877.
Enjoy the atmosphere of
this small art enclave at Town
Center.
The Jacksonville Museum of
Contemporary Art will feature
a Senior Talk and Tea with
George Kinghorn, director
and chief curator, on
Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2:30
p.m. followed by tea at 3:15
p.m. Admission is $8 for
members and $10 for non-
members. RSVP by Feb. 19 at


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366-6911, ext. 208.
Kinghorn will give another
talk, "Tips for Budding
Collectors," at 7 p.m. Feb. 27
in the MOCA theater.
Members free. Call 366-6911.
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens will feature an
"Especially for Seniors Talk
and Tea" on Thursday and
Friday, Feb. 20 and 21 from 1
to 3 p.m. Reception is imme-
diately following the pro-
gram.
The cost is $6 for members
and non-members.
Reservations are required.
Call 355-0630.
The South Gallery at
Florida Community College
will open "The Scene is the
Thing, Stage Design by
Johnny Pettigrew" on Friday,
Feb. 14. A reception will be
held from 6 to 8 p.m. The
exhibit will run through
March 7. Call 646-2023.
Jacksonville University will
open a new exhibit, "New
Paintings by Jenna Bischel,"
on Thursday, Feb. 21, with a
reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
Bischel will lecture on her
work on Friday, Feb. 22, from
5 to 7 p.m. There will be a


DANCE TROUPE


photo by ANDREW ECCLES
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs Tuesday at the
Florida Theater.


photography exhibition in
the photography gallery. Call
256-7345.
The Jacksonville Watercolor
Society will meet Tuesday,
Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at FCCJ
South Campus. The program
will feature Sherry O'Neill,
who will demonstrate and
discuss "Mixed Media." For
information contact
Francesca Tabor-Miolla at
274-2987.
The Center at Ponte Vedra
is offering several opportunii-
ties to members to take work-
shops not only in studying
art techniques, but also in the
business of art.
A program on Saturday,
Feb. 9, will offer an opportu-
nity for artists to have their
works photographed profes-
sionally. There will also be a
grant-writing workshop.
A workshop, "Beyond the
Ordinary," with Jennifer
O'Neill will take place on Feb.
27-29. Experiment with fluid
acrylics, collage and other
mediums. Call 280-1616 for
details, or visit 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.
* *
The Beaches Fine Arts Series
will feature organist John
Scott on Friday, Feb. 22, at
7:30 p.m. at the St. Johns
Episcopal Church in
Jacksonville.
Scott was organist and
director of music at St. Paul's
Cathedral, London. BFAS pro-
grams are usually at St. Paul's
By-the-Sea Episcopal Church,
Jacksonville Beach. For infor-


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mation call 270-1771. The
Beaches Fine Arts Series will
hold its inaugural March
Music Madness Fundraiser on
Saturday, March 1, at 6:30
p.m. at the Wilson Center for
the Arts, FCCJ South Campus,
11901 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville.
Tickets are $75 per person
and include food, drinks and
music by the Kelly Scott Jazz
Quintet followed by a silent
auction.
"Julius X" run Friday and
Saturday nights until Feb. 16 '.
at Players By the Sea
Community Theatre. This
serious play contains the text
of Julius Caesar and the story
of Malcolm X's murder. Call
249-0288 for reservations.
The theater is at 106 6th St.
N., Jacksonville Beach.
The Wall Art Gallery will
open a new exhibit, "Plein
Air," on Feb. 13 will a recep-
tion from 6 to 8 p.m. The
exhibit will run through June
9 at 122 8th St. S.,
Fernandina Beach. Call 491-
6303.
The Gallery at Broadfoot
Design has opened in
Jacksonville Beach at 420 3rd
St. S. The public is invited to
an opening from 6 to 9:30
p.m. today to meet artist and
owner Mimi Broadfoot and
enjoy her works and the
works of Derek Deslslets,
Tracy McEvilly and Garry
Dodds II. Call 247-1936 for
information.


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Cont. from B-1
Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom
of the Opera," Brightman has
carved out a musical niche
that finds her combining the
improbable elements of opera,
broadway tunes and pop/the-
atrical rock music.
Released last week,
"Symphony" is Brightman's
first studio release since 2003's
"Harem. While not as pop-ori-
ented as "Harem" or 1993's
"Dive," neither is
"Symphony" as devoted to
opera and Broadway as 2001's
"Classics."
The style and arrangements
of the majority of the songs
will sound immediately famil-
iar to fans, though there are a
few nice touches here again,
that slight leaning toward
something new.
Along with the aforemen-
tioned "Fleurs Du Mal," a
standout on "Symphony" is "I


Will Be With You (Where The
Lost Ones Go)," a strong
power ballad featuring KISS
vocalist Paul Stanley.
And while Brightman is, in
fact, sticking to her tried and
true formula, that formula
does serve her well.
"Storia D'Amore," for exam-
ple, would fit in on just about
any other album by
Brightman; that doesn't lessen
the fact that it's being sung to


perfection by one of the finest
voices in music today.
But even the best singers
can make the musical equiva-
lent of a pratfall, and
Brightman makes a doozy
with the album's closer,
"Running" a quirky mess
that sounds like a cross
between "Never-Ending Story"
and "Total Eclipse of the
Heart" before self-destructing
into operatic oatmeal.
Brightman's voice definitely
makes "Symphony" worth lis-
tening too.
But you just might find
yourself wishing that she or
long-time producer Frank
Peterson had been willing to
deliver on the promise that
"Fleurs Du Mal" hints at.
It sure seems that there's a
great gothic/industrial album
in her somewhere, clamoring
to be released on an unsus-
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Donna the Buffalo perform an all ages show at Freebird Live in Jacksonville Beach Saturday,
Feb. 9.Band members are from left Kathy Zeigler (keyboard), Tom Gilbert (drums), Tara Nevins
(vocals, acoustic guitar, electric fiddle, accordian and scrubboard), Jeb Puryear (vocals, electric
guitar, pedal steel) and Bill Reynolds (bass).


The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. 904-249-
3338, Tonight DJ Jade spins old
wave and 80's retro from 10
p.m. to close. On the other side
DJ Infader plays hip hop and
Top 40 songs form 10 p.m. to
close.
Every Saturday DJ Marco
entertains 'with Top 40 and
dance tunes from 9 p.m. to 2
a.m. He is joined by DJ Wes
Reed spinning 80's, remrxes and
mash-ups from 10 p.m. until
close.
Acoustic rock with Charlie
Walker, Funktion and Acme in
the main bar every Wednesday.
Thursday night is ladies night!
All ladies drink for free 10 p.m.
to 1 a.m. $2 Miller Light and $3
cocktails are offered while DJ
Infader and DJ Wes Reed spin
hip hop and retro. Happy Hour
is Tuesday to Friday from 5 p.m.
to 7 p.m. with two-for-one cock-
tails and $1 off all sushi rolls in
the newly opened sushi bar.
More information available at
www.the-atlantic.com and
www.myspace.com/atlanticjax.

Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach, 246-
9874. DJ spins Wednesday
through Sunday. Female imper-
sonators perform Thursdays
through Sundays.

Culhanes Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
249-9595, Happy Hour is every
Tuesday through Friday from 4
p.m. to 7 p.m. Every Wednesday
enjoy Pub Trivia beginning at
7:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. every
Thursday enjoy the video DJ.
Live music is performed every
Friday at 9 p.m. For more infor-
mation visit www.culhane-
sirishpub.com.

Fly's Tie Irish Pub, 177
Sailfish Drive, Atlantic Beach,
246-4293. Seth Ramsdell,
Songwriters' Night from 9:30
p.m. to close. Tuesday; Pili Pili,


reggae from 9:30 p.m. to close..
Wednesday feature the Wes
Cobb Band from 9:30 p.m.

Fionn Maccool's Irish Pub
and Restaurant, 333 First St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. 242-9499.
Happy Hour with Spade
McQuade, 7-11 p.m. Sunday.
Ron Perry, 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Comedy 8 p.m. and Jimmy
Solari, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Eighties Night with live music
from Freeze Frame, 9 p.m.
Thursday.

Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach, 246-BIRD.
Amaru, Penny 4 Your
Thought, Trains Followed Us,
Amidrine and General TSO's
Fury all perform live tonight.
Tickets are available at the door
for the all ages show. Saturday,
Feb. 9 Donna the Buffalo per-
form an all ages show. Tuesday,
Feb. 12 The Yonder Mountain
String Band perform.
More ticket and showtimes
information is available at
www.freebirdlive.com.

Mackenzies Steakhouse, 100
Sawgrass Village Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach, 543 -9143. Murray
Goff performs tonight starting
at 8 p.m. The Johnston Duo per-
forms Saturday, Feb. 9 and
Sunday, Feb. 10 beginning at 8
p.m. More information avail-
able at www.mackenziessteak-
house.com.

Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tonight and every Friday is
ladies night with no cover
charged. $3 Smimoffs all night.
DJ Wes Reed spins hip hop,
dance, electro and remixes in
the OC Bliss room. DJ George
Torres spins your favorite Top
40 songs in the Tiki Bar.
Every Saturday the Infader
spins Top 40 music and Mash
Ups. Live music and UFC pay-
per-view in the OC liquor store.


$12 premium cocktail pitchers
and $15 premium L.I.T. pitchers
are offered. $2 Miller Lights all
night. NFL tickets are available
'all day in the OC liquor store on
Sunday.
Enjoy industry standard
Sunday nights with: DJ Capone
spinning dance and live video
in the OC Bliss, Lonely spinning
rock & roll in the OC liquor
store and Pili Pili playing live
reggae oceanfront in the Tiki
Bar. $1 wells and $3 premiums
offered. More information avail-
able at www.oceanclubjax.com.

Paco's Mexican Grill, 331 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach, 208-
5097, Matt Still plays every
Thursday, live music is per-
formed every Friday. 74 Sound
System Reggae DJ's every
Saturday.
Happy Hour Monday to
Friday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Sunday offers NFL drink specials
and bottomless mimosas.

Twisted Sisters Cafe, 1266
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach,
241-6453. Nate Holly, acoustic-
on Tuesdays. Live acoustic
music and wine tasting on
Wednesday. Ladies Night with
reggae, is held on Thursdays.
Josh Wilhoit performs from 7-9
p.m. on Fridays. Johnny Flood
performs from 7-9 p.m. on
Saturday.

KARAOKE

The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimos host Karaoke-A-
Go-Go every Tuesday. Service
industry drink specials offered,
$2 premiums, drafts, bottles and
house wines. Everybody else
drinks $3 wells and $2 domestic
drafts. AlLsushi rolls are $1 off.

Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
is held at 9:30 p.m. every
Sunday.


If you have a band playing at the Beaches send information to

alcaue a co ac e eader.co
Please include a contact name and number for verification


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"How to Get Medicaid Coverage For Your

Nursing Home Care... Without Selling

Your Home or Leaving Your

Family Without a Dime"

Ponte Vedra Beach Elder Law Attorney Reveals the
Legal Steps You Should Consider Right Now
If Your Loved One Is A Nursing Home


YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THIS FREE WORKSHOP IS WELCOME!


Jacksonville Beach Hampton
Tues. February 12th
2:00 PM 4:00 PM


Jacksonville Beach Courtyard
Thur. February 14th
10;00 AM 12:00 PM


Southside/Tinseltown
Thur. February 14th
2:00 PM 4:00 PM


Here's Just Some of What You'll Learn...


* Learn about the new changes
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the steps you need to take
now to protect your finances.
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families of nursing home
residents make and how you
can avoid them.
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take decisive legal actions to protect their estates
and their future.
Call Today For Your Reservations
(904) 280-0058
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon
advertisements. Before you decide ask us to send you free written information about our
qualifications and experience.


contain.
* Learn how to find the right
Nursing home and how to get
good care there.
* And more!


These educational workshops will be
held at:
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1220 Marsh Landing Parkway


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Marriot
1617 N. 1st Street


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Age: 3 years old
Weight: 2.5 pounds
Gender: female
Breed: Yorkie
Coloring: Golden with black


Wacky Wednesdays
Lee's Ice Cream and KYDS
presents Wacky Wednesdays at
Lee's Ice Cream, 299-2 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach on early-
release school days. Feb. 6 is
"Be My Valentine." Youngsters
can make a Valentine while
enjoying a Lee's Strawberry
Shortcake Sundae and shop-
ping KYDS sweet and sassy
Valentine collection. Feb. 20 is
"Tattoo You," with local tattoo
artists applying temporary tat-
toos to the kids, who can enjoy
a Lee's Root Beer Float and
shop the KYDS Spring 2008
Collection. For information or
directions, call Lee's at 904-
339-0442. All Wacky
Wednesday events are free, but
donations that will benefit


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Owners: Jessica Sirvent
Favorite Food: vanilla
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Favorite pastime: eating her
favorite treats


Unleashed:
Joanie is a little dog, who thinks she is human! Every
time someone comes in Jessica's room Joanie acts
like a guard dog. She is very protective of her owner.
She loves eating ice cream and being held. She is very
spoiled but Jessica wouldn't trade her for the world.


To submit your pet to The Beaches Leader / Ponte ledra Leader weekly Pet Tales please
e-mail Imaccaulliibeachesleadei,com or call 19041 249-9033 and ask for Kristin. You may
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neighborhood restaurant"
Still time to make your
Valentine's Day reservation
Every Thursday 5.00 7.00
Acoustic Happy Hour.
2 for 1 drinks, food specials,
great local musicians.
* Full Bar Available
* Extensive Wine List
* Patio Dining
* Wood Burning Pizza Oven
* Reservations Accepted
Tue-Suri 5:00 p.m.-Close
110 1st St Neptune Baach 249-5573
(In the middle ol Beaches Town Centerl
www.mezzalunanepluriebeac comn


BEAM (Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry) are appre-
ciated.
Children's Events at
Barnes & Noble
Children's events are offered
in February at the Barnes &
Noble in. St. Johns Town
Center. The number to call for
information is 904-220-2720.
The events are:
*Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m.-
Children's Story
Time/Valentine's Day.


*Feb. 9 from 12-1 p.m.-
Fancy Nancy Party. "
eFeb. 15 at 10:30 a.m.-
Children's Story Time/Perky
Penguins.
*Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.-
Children's Story Time/Dental
Health.
*Feb. 23 from 12-1 p.m.-
PAWsitive Pets reading assis-
tance program featuring four-
legged friends.
*Feb. 29 at 10:30 a.m.-
Children's Story Time/Our
Funny Bodies.


Carolyn Goode
Top Sales for December
30 Years Experience
Watson Realty Corp.
S(904) 813-6208
Email: carolyngoode@watsonrealtycorp.com

106 Margaret St. $1,100,000 4BR/3BA Oceanviews MLS 395964
1737 1st Street N $800,000 2BR/3BA Oceanfront MLS 406496
387 3rd Street $475,000 3BR/2.5BA in Atlantic Beach! MLS 403305
2918 Marshbank Road $90,000 3BR/2BA .44 Acre MLS 399125
2245 Lake Dr. $184,900 MLS 407877 3BR/2BA Southside
44238 Quail Ridge Dr. $215,000 3BR/2BA Callahan MLS 415098
219 7th Ave S $369,500 3BR/2.5BA East of A1A MLS 415182
Call Carolyn today to view Homes!


LL McNeill, Garrison & Fletcher
SInsurance Agency

COMMERCIAL & PERSONAL INSURANCE
Hurricane Season is June 1st through Nov. 30th
Property policies do not cover flood.
There is a 30-day waiting period.
Call us for a flood insurance quote.

A s Insurance TRAVELERS.
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Call us today...249-2345
Serving The Beaches Since 1951
1211 North Third Street Jacksonville Beach
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Heartland?
REHABILITATION SERVICES

It's 2008! Time to Invigorate.
Headed up by our local Iron Man and U.S. Masters Swim Team coach, Greg Carr,
PT, along with our Physical Therapy Assistants, Christi and Amy, we have
athletics covered up to the professional level with over 25 years experience.

We also offer tailored therapy programs for:
Sports Medicine Massage Therapy
Fitness/Wellness Gym* Pre & Post Operative Care
Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal conditions
Weight Management... Plus Many More

Don't forget about the Wellness Program* offered to all.
For more information contact our office at:
904-249-4000
1884 South 3rd St. Jacksonville Beach
*No Rx required for the Wellness Program & no contracts.


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roots of the new plant.
Settling can make the plant
go too deep and over time,
many plants become rotten at
the roots. The objective is to
make a wide area of soft,
inviting soil so the roots are
encouraged to grow horizon-
tally.
Reminder: The same soil
that was dug from the hole
goes back into it, with no
additives of any kind. Why?
Because research has shown
that because the plants really
love the additional goodies
that we used to go into the
hole, their roots stayed in that


hole in a tight ball, not want-
ing to venture into the other-
wise, lousy soil.
What happens over time is
that the tree/shrub starts to
die, and when the homeown-
er finally digs it up, he finds
that the roots are all circled
and tightly bound to one
another making for a very
weak root system. The feeder
roots have not ventured any-
where to find naturally-pro-
vided nutrients and thus,
there is poor root support for
the plant, resulting in a weak
plant which quickly dies.
By using the lousy soil that
we have, the plant actually
adjusts to it, and the good


amendments like compost,
manure, etc, can be placed on
top of the finished planting so
they slowly filter into the soil,
feeding the new roots and
encouraging them to spread.


Equally important is the
daily watering of these new
plants. It must be done at the
soil level by a slowly dripping
hose; usually two hours a day
for 2-3 weeks will be adequate


in getting the roots "partially-
established".
Overhead watering will not
do it.


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10' x 10'
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The Storage Bin
Great Jax Beach Location
Fully.Fenced,, Scued property
Gate Hours 6:30am-7pm
Resident Manager
Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-12
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Leave it to the company of ideas to help create the best spare tire of all an unnecessary one. With Run-flat tires, standard
on the BMW 3 Series, we've made changing a flat tire on the side of the road a thing of the past. Thanks to integrated
reinforcements, if these tires ever experience a loss of air pressure, they continue to maintain their shape and full use. In fact,
they can be driven for up to 150 miles at reduced speeds. So now when you look in the trunk, all you'll find is less weight and
more cargo room. To experience firsthand how great Ideas like these live on to become ultimate driving machines, visit your
local BMW dealer for a test drive.


*Lease financing available on new 2008 3281 BMW vehicles only at participating BMW centers on leases assigned to BMW Financial Services NA, LLC/Financial Services Vehicle
Trust through February 29, 2008. Monthly lease payments of $459 for 36 months based on MSRP of $34,450 (total lease payments including acquisition fee is $17,149). Excludes
tax, title, license, and registration fees. Lease financing subject to credit approval. Dealer contribution may affect terms. Lessee must cover insurance and all items not covered
under the full maintenance program. At lease end, lessee will be liable for disposition fee ($350), any excess wear and use as set forth in the lease agreement and excess mileage
charges of $.20'per mile for miles driven in excess of 30,000 miles per lease term (36 months). Mileage will be pro-rated in the event of early termination. Purchase option at lease
end for $22,048 excludes taxes. Lessee acquires no ownership interest unless purchase option is exercised. Price includes dealer admin fee. See participating BMW centers for
details and vehicle availability. For more information, call 1-800-334-4BMW, or visit bmwusa.com/bmw3series offer.
All BMWs come with BMW Ultimate Service and Warranty standard for 4 years or 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first. Roadside Assistance come standard for 4 years. BMW
Assist come standard for 4 years on every MY 2007 5 Series, 6 Series and 7 Series vehicle and is available as part of the premium package on every MY 2007 3 Series, Z4, X3 and
X5. See the Service and Warranty information booklet for more details and specific terms, conditions and limitations. For more information, call 1-800-334-4BMW, or bmwusa.com
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620 Equip Rentals
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625 Firesood
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SELLING? HOMES over $500,000.00 list
for 3.5%. Sea State Realty Corp.
(904)537-0679.

ALL REAL Estate advertised herein is
subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act,
which makes it illegal to advertise any
preference, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or national ori-
gin, or the intention to make any such
preference, Imitation or discrimination.
The Leader Group will not knowingly ac-
cept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. All per-
sons are hereby informed that all dwell-
ings advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have been
discriminated against in connection with
the-sale, rental or financing of housing,
call the United States Department of
Housing and Urban Development:-HUD-
1(800)669-9777, or for the hearing im-
paired 1(800)927-9275.
LIST YOUR Home on MLS for $275. Sign,
Lock Box, Flyers included. 877-407-3370.


MAYPORT- LARGE mobile home lot, city
water; 966 Pioneer Dr., $59,000,
249-0346.
FSBO (2) buildable lots centrally located,
South Jax Beach, 50'x115' each. $185K
each or both, $365K. $25K below apprais-
al. (904)221-9198, (912)266-0912.
17 ACRES zoned for horses, Nassau
County- Callahan. $255,000. Independent
Brokers & Associates, Inc. 247-4333 or
710-3111.
VILANO BEACH, 1 acre, multi- single
family. Oceanview/ access. $725,000. Fi-
nancing available. (904)226-3968.
3/4 ACRE lot on Fort George Rd. near Big
Talbot Island. Below appraisal at
$189,000. 249-0346.
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful marsh front lot.
150x125, dock access, very private. Must
see. $295,000. 626-5161.


ACROSS FROM Mayo, 3/2, 1600sf, small
canal, access to IC water, $339,500,
318-3719.
JAX BEACH complete remodeled, 1700sf
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, large corner lot,
energy efficient house. 241-7838.
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.
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.
PONTE VEDRA, Affordable 3BR/2.5BA
townhome! Community pool, tennis!
$274,900! Call to see! All South Realty,
241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace,
2 car garage, new appliances, $295,000.
No realtors please. (904)249-1890.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu-
da Court, 2BR/2BA. $60K renovation:
granite counter tops, new cabinets, Re-
duced $239,900, 655-5990.
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.
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 June @ 994-3608,
Remax Advantage.
Jax Bch, 3/2, Ig den, hardwood floors, new
carpet in bedrooms, W/D. Lg corner lot.
Ready to move inI $299,000. 602 11th St.
North, (904)553-2918.
3/2, 1275SF, new plumbing, fresh paint, ir-
rigated yard, great neighborhood at the
beach! Asking $189,900. Josh 535-3098.
SELLER PAYP all closing costs, off Gir-
vin, 4/2, 1900sf, remodeled, $233,500.
Independent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
247-4333, 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Open House, Sun. 11-2pm, 1861 Beach-
side Ct. 1883sf, 3BR/ 2BA, frplc., nice,
quiet cul-de-sac. Short walk to beach, next
to Beach Ave. Reduced to $525,000. 651-
9081 or 249-2268.
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.
S. JAX. Bch, Built in 2000, 3/2, tile floors,
plantation shutters, Sunshine Park neigh-
borhood. $374,500. Call 728-2191.


FSBO, RARE Beaches Marshfront, Gor-
geous views, 5BR/3.5BA, walk/ bike to
beach, Priced to sell. $879,900. Call
233-8024.
*
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 in newer neighborhood. Will consid-
er lease purchase. $699,000. 4% co-op.
514-1090.

JAX BEACH, 2/2, 1600sf, rent for $1400,
efficiency 1/1 on back rent $750, 1 block
to ocean $550,000., 315-6558.
VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE
Stop wastina aas
Buy a home and get
free gas for a year
www.gas4oneyear.com
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
BEAUTIFUL DOLPHIN COVE home,
3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $260,000. (904)686-
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05
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.
SEASONS AT Kensington, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, end unit, gated community.
$141,900, 994-0016, 434-7219.
ORIGINAL PONTE Vedra, 532 Lake Rd.
Waterfront, rebuilt 2006, over 4000sf.,
5BR/4.5BA, separate inlaw suite.
$1,999,000. ReMax Specialists, Tom Lu-
cas, (904)868-6886.





806-A 3rd St. Neptune Beach
WATERFRONT LOTS
SNeptune Beach Lots w/Dock
permits in hand. From
$679,000
INTRACOASTAL LOTS
"Sunset View" with tidal water
access. Great for small boats
and jet ski's. From $649,000
INTERIOR HOMESITES
3 New Subdivisions at the
Beaches. Lots start at $239,900
OCEANFRONT LOTS
3 contiguous separately platted
lots in Vilano Beach. Green
water, Gold coquina and
Spectacular sunrises.
CONSTRUCTION
Custom home building on your
lot or ours. Best lot selection at
the Beach. 20 years experience
building at the Beach.
Call Steve Jarrett @
904-591-5914 mobile
904-247-7000 office


90-4929


OCEANFRONT- SMALL cottage motivat-
ed Seller. Will trade for anything fhat
doesn't eat. Broker/ Owner 535-9915.


arvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
Website- http://marvin-group.com

FOR SALE
MAVPORT lANDING 2/2 townhome, 980sq', new carpet. Nr Mayport Naval Station. $114,900
JAX BEACH -Vista Del Mar 1/1 condo, 833sq', pool, clubhouse. Priced to sell! $264,900

FOR RENT
MAYPORT iANDING 2/2 townhome, 980sq', upgrades, new carpet. $725 mth
IDDEN COVE 3/2 1542sq' home. Near Mayport Naval Station. Small pets Ok $1,175 mth








OLD ATLANTIC BEACH
Steps to the Ocean Access




HOUSE
_i Sun. 12-2
220 12th St
Atlantic Behach
S.(Ith & Ocean Blvd)

Enjoy the beaches lifestyle in this 5BR/4.5BA home. Meticulous y uilt and
renovated with top-of-the-line materials and cabinetry. Classic look is
captured with beadboard and beam ceilings, custom 5 panel wood doors
and 'Arts and Crafts" front entry. $1,459,000 (lowered $240,000)
Neil McGuinness Realtor 904-509-7582
Office 904-280-1555 neil@sawgrassgrouprealty.com
(S S SAWGRASS GROUP REALLY








wwwpvlurelt.com


WEST INDIES FEEL
Finest cabinetry, appl-
iances & finishes used
throughout the main house
& adjacent apartment.
4BR/4BA, 2CG efficiency
quarters. $1,095,000.
Gypsy Alexander
TRULY MAGNIFICENT.
The approach to this pool
home suggests the beauty
of its interior!. A boaters
dream on, the ICW. Cov-
ered boat dock & bulkhead.
4BR/5.5BA, 4,651sf, 4CG.
$2,999,500. Clara Sigmon
SANDY OAKS HOME
4BR/3BA in the "heart" of
PVB. Shopping, dining &
banking all next door to the
neighborhood of just 51
homes! Walking distance
to school & beach.
$375,000. Susan Fort
OCEANFRONT CONDO
Reduced $100,000 in
Sawrass CC. Furnished. &
supplied. 1BR on 'the
ocean Includes $21,152
toward full membership in
SGCC (with club approval)l
$499,000. 'Al Chafin
EXECUTIVE STUDIO
In Sawgrasss Beach Club.
1BR/1BA, furnished, Great
for guests, in-laws, busi-
ness travelers or vacation
rental. Price can't be
matched $257,000. Elise
Bourne
PLAYERS CLUB HOME
Filled w/designer touches
Gorgeous wood floors, up-
to-date kitchen w/granite c-
tops & SS applianceal
Spacious porch & huge
yard! $549,000. Michelle
Floyd Jayne Hoffman
PONITECONDO
Walk to PV Inn & Club &
the beach 3BR/2BA end
unit w/updated kitchen, a/c
on porch, many upgrades
& gorgeous water views.
1CG. $659,000. Kim
Martin-Fisher
200 FEET ON THE BLVD.
Build dream home and
walk along one of Florida's
most beautiful beaches
from private deeded beach
access. Limited availability
of land in PVB. $699,000
Patti Martin


HARBOUR ISLAND LOT
Rare opportunity for lot in
prestigious Harbour Island.
Private, pristine views of
marsh & tidal stream. 40'
concrete floating dock Is
located across the street.
$950.000. Michelle Floyd
PVB OCEANFRONT LOT
Best lot available on Ponte
Vedra Blvd.I DEP
permitted for approx.
7,086sf home w/pool. Call
for details for proposed
house or build your ownt
$3,750,000. Alicia Benson
OLD PONTE VEDRA
Walk to the beach. Lodge
& Club. 3BR/2BA, 1,981sf
located on 150'x136' lot.
Updated w/wood firs,
granite, 10' clgs., lanai &
fenced yard. $860,000.
Kim Martin-Fisher
SNEAK OCEAN VIEWS
Deeded beach access &
marsh views. 2-story condo
in great shape has
2BR/2.5BA, 1CG. CB
const. New roof & ext.
paint. Furnished & ready
$425,000. Judy Smith
TRBEENDOUS DEAL
198sf Florida Room added
on to the home with a
window a/c unit. New a/c
unit, full termite repair
bond, alarm, sprinkler on
well. Plantation shutters.
$340,000. David Darch
HAMPTON PARK
5BR/4BA + bonus room.
Kit. w/SS, granite, wood
firs, custom paint, crown
molding &'more. Screened
& heated pool/spa.
summer kit & outdoor FP.
$650,000. Elise Bourne
LIVE BY THE SEAl
Location offers an easy
walk to the beach?
Impeccable condition with
4BR/3BA, 12' ceilings,
wood floors. This home
has it allll $648,000. Judy
Smith Gypsy Alexander
COMMERCIAL
4.4acs sth of Baymeadows
Rd. Zoned CGC-PUD
$2,000,000. 2.66ac nth of
Baymeadows Rd. Zoned IL
New Land. Off site wtr
reten & gravity sewer.
$1.500,000 Susan Fort


THIS ONE'S A BARGAIN
All new furnishings added
to this lakeside 2BR/2.5BA.
Easy. walk to Sawgrass
amenities. Ready for resort
rental or family get-a-way!
$320,000 Judy Smith -
Gypsy Alexander
BETWEEN THE CLUBS
Ocean & PV Waterway
views from renovated 4BR,
3.5BA w/flex room. Deck,
newer pool w/6,000sf of
pavers, bulkhead & dock.
Beach access.$2,685,000.
Kim Martin-Fisher
LAS RANDAS
Oceanfrontl Next to Lodge
& Club. 3BR/3BA condo
app. 2,200sf. Renovated &
offered w/designer furn-
ishings! Staircase to
beach! $2.480,000. Kim
Martin-Fisher
SAWGRASS
Eeach heaven Fully furn-
ished, beautiful 2nd floor
villa with vaulted ceilings
and private balcony.
Offers proximity to ocean
Strong rental history.
$257,500. Joan Swanson
INVESTMENT OPP
1BR/1BA, 704sf, 1" floor
condo in Sawgrass Beach
Club. Enjoy pool & stroll to
beach. 1CG. Great vaca-
tion get-a-way or rental.
Offered.for only $415,000.
Kim Martin-Fisher
WATER TO GOLF
Charming brick home,
4BR/5BA + den. Vaulted
ceilings, wood floors.
Terrific views and fully
fenced back yard. Lovely
court yard garden.
$999,000. Jayne Hoffman
BLVD ESTATE
200' lot, deeded beach
acc-ess. 4,774sf w/custom
kit, gorgeous wood work &
stone floors. Ocean &
Guana views. Security
gate, & 3CG. $1,699,000.
Kim Martin-Fisher
LARGE WOODED LOT...
in Sun Valley subdivislorn.
Central PV location across
from Ponte Vedra East.
Bring your builder Walk or
bike to ocean, Ponte Vedra
Schools. $329,000. Dennis
DeSimone


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!


WEEKLY OPEN HOUSE
View our Open House schedule at
www.jaxopenhouses.com
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate


FSBO JAX Beach, luxury, 2/2, 1357sf.
Fee paid through June. $339,900. 241- PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
4544 pr 993-3882. beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO,
will sacrifice for $199,500. 904-221-8458.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 1BR/1BA, near
beach, Will co-op. $175,000. Call
(904)246-6758.
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.
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.


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.
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.


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Allantic Beach-2 Story
Reno'.aied Beach Coutge -5BR 3+BA
- pool,putting greeh.basketball ct.peek
ofocean'MLS 412199 51,450.000
Great Potential!
3 Sep. bldgs at the Beh CurreTntiv
rented. All well maint3ined
MLS 381438 $850.000


Block Home
Opporrunity to build new or renouale-
South to Ja\ Bh area! So close to the
Beach' MLS 412085 $490,000
Just like new
Ready to move into. 4BR/3BA. great
location great area, many amenities to
offer MLS 414811 5399,900


Water to golf iews 6 blks to Ocean
one of ihe most beautiful locaons in Br Ba, huge patio,ho
Sawgrass CC. Spacious 4BR,4 5BA stry,new floors/paml upgrades'
MLS 415124 835,000 MLS 410226 $399.0011
Upgraded Townhouse
Duple\ "Beauiful kichen, oe .VlC.
On comer block Fastl a 3rd Si m Neap-; 2phes.2IlU gar..redued IK
tune Beach. great:opportuniy or in- MS415182 $. 9,5110
estment!MLS 388504 5800.000 Lot in Ponte\ edraBrh
Peaceful & Private .Ea1of A A- Quiet StreTt 60' x 140'
Home ltS on a Cul D Sac. 4BR/3BA Lof aes I3thA ai
anan, upgrades. LS 412486 50,000
MLS 380425 635,000


Lot in Jax Beach
Build your dream home witlhn block
to ocean! Close to JTB, shopping &
restaurants.MLS 412479 5275.000
Upgrades everywhere!
Stainless appl. washer/dryer never
used. beautiful tile, scmd lanai,
\wooded lot. MLS 411115 $209,900
Newly renovated Condo
decorated,vaulted ceilmng,scmd lam,
private entrance.all appLclub ameni-
ties MLS 412425 5169.900
Lakefront Condo
I I condo. scrnd patio. 2nd flr
Amenities galore in P' B prenier lo-
cale MLS415450 1148.900
Cypress Landing
3Br/2Ba New carpel, stainless re-
fridgerator. pailoi 'nlce fenced back-
sard. close to base, shopping.
MLS 414377 $144,500


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BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA, Ocean Grove.
Many upgrades 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.
PVB, OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
screened patio on lakefront. Fully furnish-
ed. FSBO. $199,000. (301)943-3532.
$125,900- PVB, Ocean Grove, 1BR/1BA,
fireplace, full amenities, beach access. Fi-
nancing available.. 226-3968.


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


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.


2BR/2BA, MAYPORT Landing Town-
home, end unit. $725/mo. +$700/dep.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BRI2BA condo w/club pool, jutsteps to
beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty,
'941t A-dAi


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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.
ARLINGTON, MONUMENT Rd., Hidden
Villas, new, 3/2.5 townhome, $1195/mo.
TDO Management (904)246-1125.
NEPTUNE BEACH- 2BR/1BA, just
2 blocks to ocean! WDHU. $895/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
NEPTUNE BCH, 1003 3rd St., 2/1, carpet,
W/D, $850/mo. TDO Management
(904)246-1125.


JAX BEACH 2.5 blocks to ocean,
1 BR/1BA. $710/mo. 655-5367, 803-3099.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 1
block to ocean, clean. No Pets. $675/mo.
642-1214 and 241-1219.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA apt, WDHU,
7th Street North, $1100/mo. +deposit.
716-0579.
JARDIN DE MER- 3BR/2BA condo in Jax
Bch! Garage, washer/ dryer included!
$1100/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of A1A,
2BR/1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy
w/hardwood floors, new HVAC, $975/mo.
plus utilities, lyr lease, dep. & credit
check. Call Rick 891-2345.


ATLANTIC BEACH off Mayport Rd. 2BR/ ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA townhouse,
1.5BA, CH/A, $750-$800/mo. 294-5622. $900/mo. Call 210-9402.


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.
JAX BEACH 1 & 2 BR apts. near ocean,
CH&A, WDHU, no pets, $725/mo & up.
246-3130.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, new carpet,
new tile, good neighborhood. $900/mo.
+security deposit. 246-8532, 249-0119,
535-0593. .
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.
TWO BR in Mayport area. Newly remod-
eled. All appliances incl. 904-334-5421.


241-4'*". ESPLANADE AT Town Center, 1/1, up-
NB DUPLEX, 2BR/ 1.5BA w/ WDHU, Ig per, garage parking, $925/mo. TDO Man-
shed. No pets. $800/mo. 781-7774. agement. 246-1125.


ATTENTION RENTERS

We have OCEANFRONT Properties
as well As Homes
from Queen's Harbour to Wolf Creek.
PHOTOS Visible at our Web Site:

4beachesRealty.com

904/249-3077


1BR APT, 1 block from beach, $750/mo.
water incl. No pets. 607-7425.
PV TOWNHOUSE, The Fountains,
3BR/2.5BA, 1800sf., newly decorated.
$1095/mo. +sec. Gentry Properties. 285-
7236, 945-1499.
JAX BEACH, 2.5 blocks to ocean, large
2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D, deck. $1195/mo.,
655-5367,803-3099.
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.
NEPTUNE BEACH, one bedroom apt.
CH&A, tile floors, WDHU, carport. 1 1/2
blocks to ocean. $850/mo. 246-3739.
ATL. BCH Townhome, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, jacuzzi, fenced in side and back
yard, 1450sqft., 4.5 blocks to beach, 3
blocks to Town Center. 184 Poinsettia St.
629-2628.

SCattar Realty, Inc.

Home Is Where
-- The V Heart Is


JB: 835 North 5th St., 2BR/1BA,
Duplex, yard $700
1036 141" Ave. N, SF house,
4BR/2BA; Avail Mar. 1st $1400
NB: 209 Margaret St., 2BR/1BA,
upstairs, C/H&A, stackable
W/D, 1 block to ocean $1000.
AB: 216-B Seagate., 2BR/1BA,
2nd floor, ocean view, porch,
stackable W/D, C/H&A, Avail
Feb 15th $950
Call: Fred, Catlar Realty, Inc.,
270-0015


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2/2 TOWNHOUSE in Mayport Landing.
Tiled floors, fresh paint,WDHU, fenced
backyard. Pets OK on approval/ deposit.
$750/mo. +$500/sec dep. (904)246-6592.


OCEANFRONT RENTAL- Neptune Bch,
2BR/1BA, W/D, private beach access,
750sf. $1400/mo. includes utilities. No
pets. (904)487-4536.

ATLANTIC BEACH, Two efficiency apart-
ments, only 6.5 ft ceilings, 3 blocks from
ocean, $500/mo. each, utilities included,
Call 333-9463.
HALF BLOCK to beach. 1BR/1BA. 109
Florida Blvd. No Pets. $750/mo. $600/de-
posit. 535-8358 or 786-5127.
NEPTUNE BCH, 233 Magnolia, 2/1, car-
pet/ tile, garage, $950/mo. TDO Manage-
ment. 246-1125.
NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1BA, deck, garage,
includes water, $1250/mo, no dogs,
463-0222, 465-2653
ATLANTIC BEACH, close to ocean,
2BR/1BA, kitchen equipped, newly remod-
eled, WDHU, CH&A. $950/mo. 241-3077.
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT-
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.
1BR/1BA Very cute, clean. Quiet neigh-
borhood. Some utilities included,
$635/mo. + deposit. Available now.
241-2857.
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.


* Senior Discount
* Pets are welcome
* Washer/Dryer Connections
* Water & Pest Control Incl.
* $99 Security Deposit
2130 Mayport Road. Atlantic Beach
241-4202


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Apartments

Efficiencies, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom with

some newly renovated, clubhouse,

3 pools, balconies.

Walk to ocean, schools & shopping!

1100 SEAGATE AVENUE

NEPTUNE BEACH


(904) 249-5611


HALF BLOCK to beach. 2BR/1BA. 109 zPONTE VEDRA, L'Atrium, 2BR/2BA, fire-
Florida Blvd. No Pets. $850/mo. $600/de- -place, 2 car garage, fenced yard, lawn
posit. 535-8358 or 786-5127. service. Unfurnished, year lease.,
- ,$1200/mo. 642-3517.


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.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
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.
NORTH JAX Beach, 1BR $615/mo., 2BR
$715/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
OCEANFRONT- 2BR/2BA condo in S.
Jax Bch! Pool, clubhouse & more!
$1350/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.


JAX BEACH, Beautiful 3BR/2BA, 1700sf.
2 car garage, fireplace, washer/ dryer,
fenced yard, lawn service, great neighbor-
hood. $1500/mo; 445-8734.
S. JAX Beach, great beach location, good
living spaces 3BR/2BA, $1550/mo.
(904)910-1108, (919)358-0244.
3BR/2BA, large fenced yard in beautiful
Seabreeze, 17 Oaks Drive. $1300/mo.
247-5334
IC WEST 3, 4, and 5 bedrooms available,
$1200- $1800/mo. Independent Brokers &
Assoc., Inc. 247-4333 710-3111.
GREAT 3BR/2BA, Jax Beach, pool & fire-
place, 1007 20th St. No., $1400/mo.
993-7328.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1365 Seminole Rd.,
3BR/2BA, CH&A, garage, $1300/mo. 1yr.
lease (843)224-8783


1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South, '
1BR/1BA $650/mo., Credit Check MAYPORT FISHING Village, 3BR/2BA,
(904)891-0606. fenced yard, $1100/mo. Call 221-0612.


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


ATLANTIC BEACH, 477 Helmsman;
3BR/2BA, garage, fenced back yard, pool,
$1500/mo., 710-7665.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu-
da Court, 2BR/2BA. Completely renovat-
ed, $1175/mo., 655-5990.


SUMMER HOUSE, 1BR Bungalow, fire- INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
place, ceramic .tile/ carpet. $1050/mo. ragel Community pool, tennis & more!
TDO Management (904)246-1125. Convenient to schools, shopping & beach!
T$11 50/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.


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.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water included. Call 241-9822.
BLOCKS TO OCEAN, 3BR/ 2BA, hard-
wood floors, $1450/mo. Pets ok. 321 9th
St. N. 534-2120.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, E of
A1A! $845/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
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. $1300/mo.
629-2628.


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.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
ATLANTIC BCH, 518 Selva Lakes Circle,
3/2, 2 car garage, $1500/mo, no pets,
904-994-4220.
ATLANTIC AND University. 3BR/1.5BA,
W/D, CH&A. $1200/mo., lease option
available. .(904)673-6308.
PONTE VEDRA 4BR/2BA, in-ground
swimming pool, $1400/mo. + deposit.
No pets. 571-3261.
AB, 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, new A/C
fenced in backyard, pet friendly,
$1250/mo. 635-1344.


TL BCH, Courtyards, 2/2;ceramic tile, S JAX Beach- Beautiful, 3BR/2BA with
WDHU, Cour00/mo. TO Management 2 car garage, private fenced yard. Avail.
246-1125. immediately. $1500/mo. Pets OK.
(904)813-9651.


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EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
Close to beach, parking, yard, $500/mo.
includes utilities, 221-2235.
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
3BR/1.5BA townhome, CH&A, patio &
deck, $1350/mo. +$1000/deposit. 520 So.
2nd St., 280-2728 leave message.
S. JAX Bch, 1.5 blocks to ocean,
2BR/2.5BA townhouse, all appl., 1300sf,
covered parking. $1100/mo., 1yr lease. No
pets, no smokers. (303)588-1090,
ktaylor@ktminc.com
JAX BEACH,- 2BR/1BA, newly renovated,
quiet area, 201 N. 9th St. 2nd floor,
$700/mo +$700 dep. No pets. Call Reasa
246-9162
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.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA; five blocks to
ocean, CH&A. No pets. 223-0223.


SOUTH JAX Beach. 3BR/1.5BA, 6 blocks
to.ocean. $1200/mo. 710-5200.
SAN PABLO/ Atlantic Blvd., 3/2,
1750sqft., large private yard, new sod,
$1350/mo., 472-6254.
JAX BEACH, CUTE HOUSE. 3BR/2BA,
living room w/fireplace, single garage,
W/D & yard service included. $1250/mo.
(904)571-4213
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.
ISLE OF Palms, JB, 3/2, 2 car garage.
$1395/mo.+ dep. (negotiable). 759-2349.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, 1car garage,
private, years lease. $1250/mo. 294-5498.
EAST OF 1st St., 111 Palm Place, Nep-
tune Beach, 2BR/1BA office ,2 car ga-
rage, dishwasher, WDHU, ocean views.
$1500/mo. 382-8259.


ATL BCH, Sylvan Dr., 2/2, lower unit/ du- ATLANTIC BCH/ Mayport, 3BR, near ele-
plex ,approx. 1200sf., carpet/ tile. mentary & beach. New appliances, re-
$1100/mo. TDO Mgmnt. (904)246-1125. done, W/D, fenced yard, carport,
$995/mo, 233-1346.


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All areas.
Homes, condos and
townhomes.
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PROPERTIES

Mayport
*+ 2BR/2BA, Mayport Landing $725-
$825/mo. Close to base.
+ 2BR/1BA, H, 250 Jasmine St., big
private lot. new carpet, freshly
painted, W/D. $875/mo.
+ 3BR/2BA, Mayport Landing. $800/mo.
+ 2BR/1 BA, Quad Ct. New carpet, tile'
& appliances. $650/mo..
+ 2BR/2BA, The Coiutyards, new
carpet, community pool. $775/mo.
Neptune Beach
+ 2/1 Apt. Oceanviews, water
included $1000/mo.

Jax Bch
+ 2/1 End Unit Apt. walk to beach,
patio in back. $800/mo.
+ 4/3 Duplex near hospital-fenced
yard, I car garage. $1400/mo..
+ 3/3 Condo, tile & upgraded kitchen.
2 car garage. $1700/mo.
*WE NEED RENTALS .
Call us for
Professional Property Management
Call 249-2322


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, Great area,
fresh paint. WDHU. No. pets. $1300/mo.
.' (I ;)246-5165, (904)891-'8522: . "
''122M26'Versailles Sf., i"ear 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 BEACH, 2BR/,1.5BA, CH&A,
$800/mo., $800 deposit, 816 Cavalla Rd.,
(904)291-7229.
'ATLANTIC BCH, large 4BR/2BA, eat-in
kIitchen, fenced backyard, WDHU, new
:paint. $1275/mo. (904)571-5517.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, 1600sf.,
Mexican tile downstairs with 9ft. ceilings,
garage, WDHU, large fenced back yard,
first month rent +deposit, $1150/rno. Avail.
March 1st. 550 Dutton Island Rd., 610-
4556.
JAX BEACH, 6 year old 3BR/2BA; granite
countertops, SS appliances; immaculate
condition; $1750/mo. 607-9078.
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 March.
$1300/mo. 1045 23rd Street N. JB.
(904)339-2066.
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.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3 blocks to ocean,
newly remodeled, 3BR/1BA, washer/dryer
:,plus lawn service. $1300/mo.+ deposit.
270-0499.
N. JAX Beach, new, tri-level, 3BR/3.5BA
w/garage, 1/2 block to ocean, W/D. Fur-
nished $2100/mo., Unfurnished
$1900/mo. No pets. 268-7095.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
246-0576.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4/2, large corner lot,
remodeled Inside, 4 blocks to beach,
close to Jarboe Park. No pets.
$1590/mo., 662-6522.
N. JAX Bch, 3BR/2BA, 6 blks from ocean,
no pets. Avail. Mar 1st. $1200/mo.
(904)537-2830.
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.
;JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely reno-
vated; walk to beach; hardwood floors,
fenced back yard. Available furnished if
needed. $1700/mo., (904)338-4679.
3BR/2.5BA, 2 story, split bedrooms, ga-
rage, Girven area. $1250/mo. 626-3780.
NEP BCH, walk to beach from this charm-
ing 3/2 w/ fenced yard & garage.
$1400/mo. 280-5142.
JAX BEACH, 2/2, .sun room, office,
1600sqft., one block to beach, $1350/mo.,
315-6558.
BEACH CHARMER, 3/2 plus bonus room.
CH/A, WDHU, garage, sprinkler syst., tile,
new carpet. Pet ok with deposit.
$1350/mo. 838-8725.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2 blocks to ocean,
2BR/1BA, newly remodeled, carport, party
deck, $975/mo. No smokers. (865)789-
9967.
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.

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.


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LAn:RGE 3BR/2.5AZ3 ownhouse, u1400s.,
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.
NEP BCH, 1BR/1BA garage apt. CH/A,
Pine paneling, W/D, water furnished.
$700/mo, $700/dep. (863)638-4495,
(904)751-5191.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR home, fenced
yard, all appliances, inc. W/D. Available
3/1. 219-2481.
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.


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2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.


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.
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.
VERY NICE'3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
ly renovated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampsted Ct. $1000/mo.
891-0606.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1332 Main St.,
2BR/1.5BA duplex, $700/mo., 891-0606.
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.


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ATLANTIC BEACH
House w/ fenced yard, 2BR/ 1BA,
screened porch, eat-in kitchen, livingroom,
diningroom. Short term considered.
$1350/mo. 607-2794.

NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1BA, starting at
$700/mo., (904)291-7229.


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.
COURTYARDS, LARGE, completely
private 2BR/2BA w/brand new kitchen,
ceramic tile throughout, laundry room, loft.
$825/mo. Call 247-7910, 887-6033.
$200 OFF 1st month rent. Luxurious
1BR/1BA, Bartram Park. Only $850/mo.
916-300-3039.
2 BLOCKS to ocean 2/2, tile, hardwood
floors. Consider lease option,
Owner/Agent, 463-7343.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$895/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
OCEANFRONT, FURNISHED, Vista-
delMar, lovely condo, sleeps 4, pool, Call
(904)737-2829
OCEANFRONT
Seascape 3/2 w/60' balcony, 7th floor
w/great view, W/D, newly remodeled. No
pets. $2000/mo. 386-5008.
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.
THE PALMS, 1BR/1BA, gated, 2nd floor,
W/D, pool, fitness. $825/mo.
(904)610-3608.
OCEAN FRONT, 2BR/2BA, unfurnished.
No pets. 1 year lease, $1500/mo.,
241-0493.
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, W/D. No pets/
smoke. $1250/mo., 241-5564.
PONTE VEDRA, East'of A1A. Short walk
to ocean. Just remodeled, 2/2, 1100sf.
Garage & fireplace. Granite kitchen and
bathrooms. Large tile living areas. Fresh
lively paint. Stunning 5" baseboards, new
carpet, new sinks, new oil rubbed bronze
light & plumbing fixtures. All appliances in-
cluded. Oversized rooms. Plenty of side-
walks and slow streets for strolling. Low
utility cost with new insulation, windows
and doors. $945/mo. Call (904)881-0895
for appt.
3/2 MARSH LANDING, 2nd floor, W/D,
fireplace, pool, fitness, 612-9172, 612-
9682.
FREE RENT first month, 2BR/2BA, Jax
Beach, all appliances, $1000/mo.,
(904)422-2529.
WATERFRONT
Moorings condo 2BR/2BA, private boat
slip, pool, tennis courts, club room,
$1300/mo. 241-9922.
JAX BEACH-. The Palms, gated,
2 BR/ 2 BA new luxury condo. Vaulted
ceilings, washer / dryer, pool & fitness.
Only $1000/ mo. (904) 472-4039.
OCEAN FRONT furnished 2/2, pool con-
sider lease option, 6 month plus.
463-7343.
OCEAN FRONT Condo, Jax Beach, 1/1,
W/D, quiet beautiful pool, $1350/mo,
249-6166.


ATLANTIC BEACH or PVB, $695/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Call June, 994-3608.
ROOMMATE WANTED to share home in
Hickory Creek area, $550/mo (+$225/ dep
required.) Includes util & washer/ dryer.
838-1635 or 568-6245.
ROOMMATE- 2BR/2BA cond6 in Belleza.
$500/mo, amenities & utilities included.
Call 543-1485.
PVB HOUSE to share; furnished or unfur-
nished. $400/mo +1/3 electric. No pets.
273-8633.
ROOMMATE, ST. Johns Bluff, furnished
room w/cable. $450/mo. Call 568-2157.


CLEAN, PENMAN Rd. $125/wk., $75/dep.
Call 422-2984.
NICE, CLEAN 3BR/2BA. $400/mo. +utilit-
ies Call 334-6266.
TWO ROOMS in attractive home on wa-
terfront. Close to beach, all utilities incl.,.
$460 or $485/mo. 221-4117.
3/2 HOUSE, Ponte Vedra, furnished/ un-
furnished. Call 885-7556.
JAX BEACH, clean, complete cable; kitch-
en privileges, 241-3377.
PONTE VEDRA Beach. room w/private
bath. $550/mo. includes everything. No
pets. (904)415-6277.



NICE CORNER offices in SAWGRASS
VILLAGE, utilities furnished. Avail. imme-
diately. $1300/mo. 285-7299
JAX BEACH, 711 S. 3rd Street. Single
room offices, $375 & $415/mo. TDO Man-
agement, 246-1125.
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.
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.


EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,,
approximately 2700sf. ground walk out -.
back door to marina. Resort style living. 8OO
$2250/mo. Includes 1-car garage, water, OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE/ Retail Space for
sewer, cable, pool, spa, clubhouse, healthlease, 2 locations, Mayport Rd. and Noca-
club. Marina Walk, gated community tee. Fee rent 141090.
Smash indcrralriraviews. Call 463-2845. -.
RETAIL.; OFFICE - tor lease. May
SPACLOUS CONDO-at ThePalrms. 3/2' Eo li FE 514-10 lease. ay-
w/garage, $1200/mo., 242-9173. p
NEW 1700SF. warehouse or offices
PALMS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA, gor- w/CH&A, large bay door. 1 walk-in door.
eous rooftop views of themarsh. $1500/mo. Across from Adventure Land-
$875/mo. 993-4011. ing. 343-1919, 249-3214.
PVB BELLEZA, 2/2, 2nd floor (top), vault- FOR RENT or Lease: Hottest corner on
ed ceilings, W/D, all amenities $1150/mo. A1A in North Jax Beach. For more info
(904)629-0046. .. call 226-4336.


PVB, 2BR/2BA, beautifully decorated with
wood floors and tile. $1100/mo. 868-6886.
ATLANTIC BEACH, steps to ocean, beau-
tifully renovated 2BR/2BA. $1200/mo.
lyr. lease. 887-5005..
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, w/garage, fire-
place, pool, fitness, new carpet, great
location.. $975/mo., (904)246-8397.
OCEANFRONT CONDO, 2BR/2BA at Las
Brisas, 601-South 1st Street. Furnished/
Unfurnished. Available Immediately. Call
465-4101.
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.
THE PALMS, Jax Bch, 1BR/1BA, full
amenities, gated community, tile, open
floor plan. $875/mo. 651-2603.
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.
SUMMERHOUSE/ PVB, 1/1, $895/mo.
Includes full amenities, great location,
318-6665.
N. JAX BEACH, 14th & 2nd, NICE
1BR/1BA, $1000/mo. includes pool laun-
dry & water. Small pets OK. Will sell to in-
terested buyer. 477-4640.
2/1 CONDO, all amenities, $995/mo. Bay-
meadows area. 710-6764.
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.


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


WATERFRONT HOME, 3BR/2BA, avail.
Feb, Mar., Apr. Walk to beach & golf
course in Sawgrass Country Club.
$2000/mo. (904)543-7700, (904)625-
6868.
OCEANFRONT 1BR or 2BR, daily/ week-
ly/ monthly, pool, 463-7343.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
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.




COMPLETELY FURNISHED, private,
clean, respectful environment. Flexible
terms. Call 333-2624.


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.
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.


MINI DACHSHUND Pups! Black/ tan.
8wks, old! Registered. $500. Call me any-
time! (912)614-5006.
LABRADOR RETRIEVER Puppies, male
and female, all colors, adorable family pet,
lots of fun, companion and protection. Will
deliver. AKC, Health certs. $550,
(386)209-1809.
SUPERPET CRITTER trail cage, food and
hamster for $30. (904)718-5637,
(904)718-5264.


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


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



NOTICE OF SALE
Pursuant to FL ST 713.585, Auto Lien &
Recovery Experts w/Power of Attorney,
will sell the following vehicles to the high-
est bidder to satisfy lien. All auctions held
with reserve, as is where is, Cash or Certi-
fied funds. Inspect 1 week prior at lienor
facility. Interested parties call 954-893-
0052.
Sale date 02-21-08 @ 10:00 am at
Lienors facility.
Auction will occur where each vehicle is
located under License AB0000538. Be ad-
vised that owner or lienholder has a right
to a hearing prior to the scheduled date of
sale by filing with Clerk of Courts. Owner/
Lienholder may recover vehicle without in-
stituting judicial proceedings by posting
bond as per FL Stat 559.917; Net pro-
ceeds in excess of lien amount will be de-
posited with the Clerk of Court.
25% BUYERS PREMIUM
#DUVE071 lien amt. $2638.02, 1998
FORD 4D vin# 2FAFP73W4WX104330
Ph: (904)642-4805. lienor: ALL PRO AU-
TO REPAIR, 4122 SOUTHSIDE BLVD.,
JACKSONVILLE
AUTO LIEN & RECOVERY EXPERTS,
INC. P.O. BOX 813578, HOLLYWOOD,
FL 33081-0000 (954)893-0052.
BL 2/8/08


NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609:
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com


ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work F/T flexible shifts. Will
- train. Great pay. Call today 270-2357.

Residential housecleaning service accept-
ing applications for energetic,responsible,
hardworkers for cleaning & maintenance
positions starting at $10 hr. 246-7152.
RDH
PROGRESSIVE Dental Team looking for
experienced, outgoing, RDH for Mon.,
Tues. & Wed. We are about providing our
finest and best dentistry. If this sounds
good to you, call 904-273-9999 or after
hours 904-824-0842.

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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.
PART-TIME CLERICAL, 15hrs./wk.
$10/hr. Painting Contractor, Jax Beach.
Email resume to: vickillpi@msn.com
PVB AREA- Housekeeper wanted 5-6
hours per week. Thursday mornings. Must
be reliable, love cats and have a pleasant
personality. References required. Call
273-2987 for interview.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
interview.
RECEPTIONIST, NEW branch office,
Beach at 9A area. Mon-Thur., 9-4:00PM,
928-9099.
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.
FRONT COUNTER help, no exp. necc.
First Coast Laundry & Cleaners,
246-2790.

LPNS/ RNS
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at
www.NFHSonline.com or call us at
(904)241-1656.
BEFORE SCHOOL Care, needed, 6am,
Monday-Friday. Call 543-8361.


PHYSICIAN HOSPITALIST
Internal Medicine
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
Jacksonville, Florida
Please apply online at:
e-baptisthealth.com/Physician_Opp
BAPTIST HEALTH
EOE
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; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug- Free
Workplace.
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.
DENTAL ASSISTANT
Experienced, PT/FT. Ponte Vedra. Call or
fax resume to: 285-3128.

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.
EXPERIENCED HAIR Dresser needed for
upscale Ponte Vedra Salon. Booth rental
or commission. Please call 280-4247 or
994-7408.
EXPERIENCED VET Tech for busy Ani-
mal Hospital. Apply within 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach.




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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.
DRIVER NEEDED for. company pickup
truck, 40hr. week. Call (904)591-0585..

** HAIRSTYLIST **
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. FT/ PT
ICW 220-2012.
EXPERIENCED CUSTOM Interior Trim
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.
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.
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.
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.
MA/ FRONT Desk positions available at
busy pediatric office at the beach. Fax re-
sume to: 642-2344.

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.
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.


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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.
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
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
ALIGNMENT & BRAKE Tech, M-F. Call
Bob, 241-5311.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
4nterceastal- areasT at .least--23 -yrs. old,
good driving record.. Call 249-0360.
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.
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.
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.


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: jfarhat@fleet-
landing.com or fax at (904)246-9447.
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
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.
RECEPTIONIST- SECRETARY. Need an
organized individual who is very dependa-
ble. and detail oriented to answer tele-
phones and greet clients. Other duties will
include mail, filing, faxing, etc. Benefits
are available. Please fax resume to: 904-
285-9428 or e-mail to: dquinn@questco-
minc.com.


BOOTH RENTAL,
Immediate openings for Stylists in a
quaint, friendly salon. Convenient location
at the beach. Call 246-3634 for more infor-
mation.
LABORERS, SCAFFOLD Erectors, Con-
struction Personnel (Skilled and Unskil-
led), with transportation, excellent pay,
726-5661.



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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.


MATURE ADULT available for baby-sitter/
nanny. CPR & basic First Aid certified.
Call (904)329-4942.


NEED A Nanny? I am a former Pre-school
Asst. w/excellent references. $10+/hr..
242-7996.
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.
OPENINGS 3 & 4 year olds, PT/ FT, Gold
Seal. Beaches Academy, 246-3885.



FREE PRESCRIPTION drugs from US
pharmaceutical companies. Call or have
your doctor call (800)675-2310.
FREE RX DRUGS from U.S. Drug Manu-
factures. Call or have your doctor call
1-888-273-4974.


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.


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
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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com


PATIO SET, table, chairs w/cushions,
good cond. $100. Call 285-9097.
(2) MICHAEL Buble tickets for 2/24/08
concert. Call 304-8694.
MAYTAG WASHER, top of line, new in-
sides, runs like new, small leak, $65,
(904)992-4388.
TWO 24 bulb Tanning Beds, $699/ea.
Call Tom (904)220-2012.
3 SHOWCASES. Oriental rugs: 8x10, 5x7,
4x6,. 3 heavy base stools. Corner table.
Wall mirror. Foosball 7-in-one table.
708-6838.
EVERYTHING MUST GO! Moving sale.
Household goods. Furniture, W/D, com-
puter, and more. 304-8694.
SOLIDA OAK Entertainment center, glass
doors, extra storage, $150. 246-1437.
HOT TUB, 4 PERSON, Aquaspa, 10mos
old, still under warranty, easy. lift cover.
New $5000, asking $2500. 280-7545.
TWO ADJACENT cemetery plots at
Beaches Memorial Gardens for $995.
Contact 904-744-2901.or cell 904-228-
8161.
WEBER BAR-B-QUE $100. 2 upholstered
barstools $25 each. Call 699-5711.
KAYAK- CURRENT Designs, 17ft.
"Sirocco" touring model, red polyethelene,
w/paddle, spray skirt, cockpit cover. $900.
268-6170.

BUSINESS EQUIPMENT: Office desks,
copiers, phone systems. Call John
610-6460.
OAK DINETTE, 3 1/2'x5' table, w/4 cush-
ioned chairs brand new condition. $250.
386-8460, 543-9029.
POOL TABLE- 3 yrs. old, 4x8, paid
$3000, nice! Make offer. 333-9463
SCROLL BLADES ARE HERE! We now
stock Olson Scrolling Saw Blades..visit
our online store.
www.splintersnmore.com
DINING ROOM set, 4 chairs,2 leaves up
to 84", \Honeyrock maple $100. Area rug
5'3"x8'. 710-0401.
KENMORE WASHER & Dryer, $65/each
641-9667,.838-5411.
2 BIRD cages, 1 Lg $125, 1 med.($75).
Chair & ottoman $150 (hardly used). Call
241-7294.


QUEEN BEDROOM set, 7pcs +matt., light
wood w/ beach grass art. $900. 704-4006.


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


ATTENTION: FLEA Market Vendors, Auc-
tioning rooms of stuff Tuesday, 10am,
1865 Everlee Rd. 333-2066.



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email: classified@beachesleader.com
WE BUY GOLD & DIAMONDS
Estate Jewelry and scrap gold
241-5666.
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.


EVERYTHING MUST GOI Saturday,9am-
4pm, Sunday, 9am-3pm. 12269 Synder
St, Bayard, FL.

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HUGE MOVING Sale! Everything must BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
go! Sat., Sun., 8am-4pm. 1215 14th Ave. www.MarinaClubPV.com
North. No early birds!


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.


SAT. FEB. 9th, 8am-6pm. 1836 Hamlet Ln
N. Couch, loveseat, recliner, computer
desk, bookshelves & lots more.


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.
AUTO & BIKE SWAP MEET
Buy and sell cars, cycles & parts.
Sunday, February 17th. E. Palatka Fair-
grounds. www.floridaswapmeet.com
(904)425-9898.


MOVING SALE: furniture, bikes (bike for
2), books, misc., 2137 Rosewood Dr. (off SCOOTER, 1993 Yamaha Riva Jog; runs
Florida @ Bay Rd)., Sat., 9am-1pm. well, $500 OBO, 241-4876.


SATURDAY, 8-12, 1840 Sherry Dr N.
(btwn 19th &Saturiba). It all has to go!
SATURDAY, 8AM-12PM, 1115 Hidden
Cove Cir. S. lots of things and children
clothes.
MOVING SALE: Sat., 8am-5pm, 79 Sher-
ry Drive, desk, table/ chairs, recliner, other
household items. Everything must go!
MY TRASH is your treasure! Sat. Feb. 9,
9am- 2pm, 2268 Mayport Rd, Lot 89.
LOTS OF furniture and baby clothes. Sun-
day, 8am-? 255 Plaza St.


MOVING SALE: Jax Golf & CC (off Hodg-
es), 13032 Huntley Manor Dr., furniture,
appliances, books, baby, fishing, yard,
generator, holiday, & odds & ends. Fri.,
8:30am-4pm, Sat., 8:30am-2pm.

14FT. AGGRESSOR Bass boat (1989),
US Marine 50ph, like new, $5900; 12ft, V-
hull Jon boat, 6hp Mercury, like new,
$2700.241-3377.
1991 21' Sport Nautique w/wake tower
and trailer. Recently reupholstered. Runs
nreat $1in 500 (n04)716-3853R


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,
hood scoop, 20" rims, new tires, new
brakes, 53K miles, tough looking truck,
$16,000 firm. (904)382-0877.
2006 BOX Van E350, 14,000mi., like new.
$22,000 OBO. 246-8330.
1991 FORD Van- Aerostar XL. Clean,
runs good, $900. cell: 343-9057, home:
642-4335.


CLASSIC 1985 BMW 325e, runs well,
good gas mileage. $2100 OBO. (904)571-
9286, (904)315-5040.


. I.......t I,.. ., .......- 1999 DODGE Stratus, low miles. Best Of-
1999 BAYLINER 1800, 120hp, fish finder, fer, 249-3192.
lots of extras, $6500, 610-7768.


SCISSOR & KNIFE SHARPENING
Specializing in salon scissors, fabric,
household; industrial shears & knives.
Mobile. (904)945-3375.
GOING AWAY? Let us care for your
home. "IN LIEU OF YOU" 285-4131.
Serving Beaches and Ponte Vedra
20 years.


DAN
The DEPENDABLE HANDYMAN
from changing a lightbulb
to changing the color of your house
NO JOB IS TOO ODD!
*TILING PRESSURE WASHING PAINTING
*QUALITY *DEPENDABLE* HONEST
FREE ESTIMATES

241-6102
LICENSED &INSURED

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PADGETTS 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.

HOUSEKEEPING, COMPANION Sitting
or Child Care, and more. PVB referen-
ces 534-3732.
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
BEACHES CLEANING. Residential, Com-
mercial; Move-in/ Move-out and Construc-
tion Cleaning. Weekly, Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free
estimate. 382-9927.
JUST ME Cleaning, one cleaner, one
great job. Connie 333-0058.
PAGE CLEANING SERVICE
Specializing in residential and commercial
services, 7 days a week. (904)910-4039.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: Home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.
VALENTINE SPECIAL $10 OFF
Give your sweetheart the day off! Squeaky
Clean Licensed, insured & bonded clean-
ing service. 13yrs exp. Call 307-0321.
CLEANING HOMES in Beaches & PV.
Honest/ Reliable/ Affordable. References
available. 563-3955.
__ AFFORDABLE 'CLEANING. -SERVICE.
Many years experience; references availa-
ble. Call Kelly for estimate, 238-9040.


GET ORGANIZED w/TopXNotes for MAC.
,Free trial. available Download:
www.tropic4.com

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email: classified @ beachesleader.com

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

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

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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PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE. Great
Rates, Free Estimates & References. Call
J.W. Downs (cell) 626-5234 or 246-8344.
PERSCHEL BROTHERS
SERVICES, INC.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
REPAIR YOUR sprinklers before summer!
Also spring clean-ups..Call Ken 294-2636.
TOTAL PROPERTY CARE- Lawns,
shrubs, trees, edging & clean- up. Profes-
sional & motivated. (904)803-8201.


WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301,
ED'S LAWNCARE
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. (904)524-8660.
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.
CLASSIC GREEN LAWN CARE. Mow,
Blow, Hedges, Edge, Palm Tree Trim-
ming, Tractor Work, Clean-ups. 537-7944.
SHOW ME LAWN SERVICE, INC. Call
Pam 742-7769.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
WE HAVE been showing up on time, trim-
ming bushes & controlling weeds for over
10 years in Jax Beach. For a limited time
only we are accepting new lawn clients for
summer. BerkshireWaterGardens.com
333-7785.


JAMES WYNNE REPAIRS, INC..
Block & Brick Masonry..New construction,
additions, repairs. Licensed & Insured.
333-1388.
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.
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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

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


A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC.
Top-notch work guaranteed. 17yrs. experi-
ence. Painting, trim, carpentry, wood re-
pair, pressure washing. Licensed/ Insured.
Free estimates. 861-9500.
PAINTING
INTERIOR, Exterior, Quality & Profession-
alism. Great Rates. Free Estimates
(904)343-9057, (904)642-4335 anytime.
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Painting
& Wallpapering,
Pressure Washing
Quality craftsmanship by
Joe DiMauro
30 years experience
Licensed Insured References
www.justjoepainting.com
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BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
QUALITY WORK FOR LESS on all
Interior & Exterior Painting, Pressure
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
Jeff 881-4223.


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.
LET A woman manage your kitchen or
bath remodel. Complete Design/ Re-build.
Carolyn Jones 246-6043. Licensed Build-
ing Contractor.


HOME IMPROVEMENTS wood, tile, dry-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under wall & paint with 40yrs exp. Master car-
this category please call 904-249-9033 or center, Steve 241-7838.
email: classified@beachesleader.com


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CONSTRUCTION SERVICES. Interior &
exterior remodeling, fences, decks, paint-
ing, flooring & more! Licensed/ Insured. 30
years experience. Free estimates. 703-
2054. ...
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-2274.

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QUALITY HOME REPAIR: Painting,
Wood Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding,
Pressure Washing, Flooring and more.
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
861-9500.
HANDYMAN A-Z, interior/ exterior; profes-
sinal & motivated. (904)803-8201.
SECOND HUSBAND Handyman Serv-
ices: Carpentry, rough to finish, Drywall,
Texturing, Painting, Tile, Renovations,
Honest, Dependable. Rick (904)885-0164.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
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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
international 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.jvcjax.com.

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

Jacksonville Boat Show: The
three-day Jacksonville Boat
Show begins at the Prime
Osborn Convention Center and
runs through Feb. 10. Hours are
12-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
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 fami-
ly that has pushed every possi-


ble social boundary to its
extreme over the course of three
generations. Woodward, who
holds a degree in medicine
from Mayo Clinic College of
Medicine, is a practicing gas-
troenterologist in Jacksonville.
In addition to Cadillac
Orpheus, he previously pub-
lished works of short fiction.
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 Y6rk
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.
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[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.

Fundraising Dinner Cruise;
Cap's on the Water restaurant
hosts a fundraising dinner
cruise on the Intracoastal to
benefit the Marine Corporal
Joshua C. Watkins Memorial
Scholarship Fund. The fund was
established by Amy Vazquez,
whose 25-year-old son was
killed by enemy fire in Iraq in
October 2006. Funding assists
military personnel returning
from active duty in enrolling at
the University of North Florida.
The event, which is limited to
the first 100 guests, begins with
cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at
5:30 p.m. The event concludes
with a reception back at the
dock at 8 p.m. Tickets are $100
per person and may be pur-
chased by calling Amy Vazquez
at 904-742-4552. Checks may
be made payable to Operation
Homefront, a non-profit mili-
tary homefront organization.
Donations to the scholarship
fund may be made online at
www.unf.edu/development/wat
kins.

Photography Class: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National'


Estuarine Research Reserve
offers a digital nature photogra-
phy class from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. that will be taught by
Daryl LaBello. LaBello teaches
digital photography in the
Communications Department
at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University. The workshop is
designed to give the beginning
photographer an introduction
to the fundamentals of photog-
raphy, with hands-on practice
in the Guana Reserve.
Participants need to provide
their own digital camera. They
also should bring their own
lunch. Cost of the workshop is
$125; advanced registration and
payment is required. Call Diana
Eissing at 904-823-4500 to reg-
ister.

SGES Meeting: The Southern
Genealogist's Exchange Society
meets at 10:15 a.m. at the
Mandarin Regional Library,
3330 Kori Road, in the
Community Meeting Room.
The speaker will be Jim. Vearil,
Educational Chair of SGES, who
will talk about Family Research,
Compiling the Data. The meet-
ing is free and open to the pub-
lic. Visitors are welcome, and
light refreshments will be
served. For information, call
904-778-1000 or 904-333-5222.-

Sunday, Feb. 10
Bike Guana: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
hosts a trail biking tour from 8-
10 a.m. GTM Research Reserve
volunteer/Florida Master
Naturalist Craig O'Neal leads
the tour, which covers 6-8
miles. Participants need to
bring their trail or beach bikes.
Space is limited, and reserva-
tions are required. Call 904-823-
4500 to reserve a spot. Entrance
fee is $3 per vehicle, but annual
GTM pass holders are admitted
free.

Environmental Science
Programs: Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve continues its
Environmental Science pro-
grams in February. The topic
programs is the importance of


prescribed burns to the habitats
of the GTM Research Reserve.
"Become an Environmental
Biologist" (Adult Level) will be
held from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 10.
"Become a Junior
Environmental Biologist" (Kids
Level) will be held from 9-11
a.m. Feb. 17. To register, call
Diana Eissing at the
Environmental Education
Center at 904-823-4500.

Monday, Feb. 11
Cultural Center Invitationg:.
The Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach extends an invita-
tion to show support for Young
Advocates for Cultural.
Awareness [YACA] from 6-8
p.m. at the Sawgrass Marriott
Resort Spa, 1000 PGA Tour
Blvd. RSVP to Sonia at 904.674-,
4772, ext. 2, or soniad@saw-
grassmarriott.com by Feb. 8..
YACA is the newly-formed,'
membership level of young pro-
fessionals, aged 22-40, .through
the Cultural Center. YACA rep-
resentatives will be on hand
during the membership drive.
Area artist Kristen Abrahambon
will have work on display.

Leave 'em Laughin': Event:
The monthly meeting of the:
"'Leave 'em Laughing Tent," the
Jacksonville chapter of the
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society (a/k/a
Sons of the Desert), will be held
from 6:30-8 p.m. at Pablo Creek
Branch Library, 13295 Beach
Blvd., between 'Kerran and
Hodges Boulevards. Admission
is free for all ages; free light
snacks and soda will be served.
The movies to be screened are
the Popeye cartoon, "For Better
or Worser" (1935), and 'three'
Laurel & Hardy movies: short
subjects "Our Wife" (1931) and
"Me and My Pal" (1933), and
the featurette "Beau Hunks"
(1931). For information, visit
the Tent's website at
www.leaveemlaughing.com or.
call Steve Bailey at 246-0312.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
AARP Driver Safety: A two-.
day, AARP Driver Safety C4ass
runs from 1-5 p.m. Feb. '12 a4d-
Feb. 13 at the Ponte Vedra


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Beach Branch Library. The class,
which costs $10, is designed to
promote awareness of the
affects 'of aging on drivers over
the age of 50. Upon comple-
tion; participants receive a cer-
tificate that may entitle them to
a discount on their car insur-
ance. To register, call 823-9208
or 827-6950.

Fabulous Fashion Jewelry:
The Baptist Medical Center
Beaches Hospital Auxiliary
hosts.. a Fabulous Fashion
Jewelry fundraiser from 7 a.m.-
4 p.m. in the hospital lobby.
Items are priced $5-$10. All pro-
ceeds benefit Bapist Medical
Center Beaches.

Friends of GTM Board
Meeting; Friends of the GTM
Research Reserve holds its
monthly board meeting from 5-
6 p.m: at the Environmental
Education Center. The public is
invited. For information, call
Teri Webley at 904-823-4527.

Parenting Enrichment
Series: Beaches Exceptional
Education for Parents [BEEP]
presents "Self-Determination
Training-Standing Up for Me"
From 7-8:45 p.m. in the Fletcher
High School Media Center, The
session, presented by Judy
Glendenning and which is free
of charge, offers a curriculum
developed for teaching self-
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Service pays tribute to 4 chaplains

by CHUCK ADAMS See more pictures at
STAFF WRITER www.beachesleader.com
The "Four Chaplains" were
honored at American Legion Fox. Nochum Kurinsky, Rabbi
Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach, of Chabad at the Beaches, Ponte ,
and Sunday's memorial ceremo- Vedra Beach, spoke about Rabbi
ny held added significance. It Goode. Cheryl LaBarge,
was the 65th anniversary of the Chaplain, Auxiliary, 5th District
sinking of the USAT Dorchester of Florida, presented Rev.
by the German submarine U- Poling. And Joe Nolan,
223 on February 3, 1943. Chaplain, American Legion Post
The Army transport was en 316/Beaches Honor Guard, .
route from Newfoundland to talked about Father
Greenland. A total of 672 of the Washington.
902 American soldiers aboard Capt. Robert Young, USN
the ship died, including four [Ret.], commanding officer of photo by KATHY NICOLETrn
chaplains who sacrified their Nease NJROTC, was guest speak- John Sievers receives ashes from Pastor Julie Frank at an Ash
lives to save others. er. The colors were presented by Wednesday Service at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Below, nails are
Lt. George Fox, a Methodist Nease cadets Dylan Igou, Mike cl handed out as a symbolic reference to the cross.
minister; Lt. Alexander Goode, a Medina, Victoria Zinn and
rabbi; Lt. John Washington, a William Burchette, assisted by .:
Roman Catholic priest; and Lt. James Kearney. Tice a'
Clark Poling, a Dutch Reformed The colors were retired by the h
minister did what they could to Beaches Honor Guard, which
help the wounded, frightened also fired a 21-rifle. salute. Il -V..
and disoriented soliders. Malone Jones, Master Chief, i
Ultimately, when no life jackets USN [Ret.], offered a toast to the -
remained, they gave theirs to flag during the ceremony and h
others. sounded Taps to conclude it. .
As the Dorchester sank, sur- The ceremony was organized
vivors in nearby rafts saw the by Bill Reno of Ponte Vedra d.
"Four Chaplains". standing on Beach, Chaplain, 5th District of
the slanting deck, their arms Florida and Regional Director, .
linked, their voices offering Four Chaplains Memorial photo by CHUCKADAMS
prayers. Foundation.
pAtte Legion erem L. For i rmation about the Malone "JJ" Jones Jr., Navy Master Chief [Ret.],
Col. John Hugus, U.S. Army Four Chaplains visit www.four sounds Taps that concludes Sunday's ceremony at
Reserve, Chaplain, American chaplains.. American Legion Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach hon-
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Godly Parenting Class States with stories from ordinary guest speaker at the annual Women tecture of the building. Cast Call for "Last Hours
Bethlehem Lutheran Church con- people. The public is invited to for Christ luncheon on Tuesday, Ancient City Baptist Church, with Christ"
tinues to offer a Godly Parenting attend. The church is at 2125 February 12 at the Prime Osborne Congregation Sons of Israel, Christ Episcopal Church invites
Class at 9:45 a.m. through March Oceanfront in Neptune Beach; call Center in Jacksonville. Shepherd is Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. members of the community to par-
16. The class is led by Atlantic 246-2010 for information, an author and a former Mrs. United Photios Orthodox National Shrine, ticipate in the upcoming Lenten
Beach resident Liz Jaranowski. States. She has appeared on Focus St. Paul A.M.E. Church, St. Cypriarn production of "The Last Hours with
The church address is 1423 Faithful Servant on the Family with James Dobson. Episcopal Church, and St. Benedict Christ." The drama will be present-
Eighth Ave. N. in Jacksonville Mission Night Tickets are $25. For information the Moor Catholic Church are ed from 5 to 9 p.m. bn March 15
Beach; for information call 249- A fundraising dinner for Faithful call 642-5570 or visit www.jaxwom- among the religious communities and 16 at the Daybreak Retreat
5418. Servant Missions will be held on enforchrist.org. participating. Center in St. Johns County.
Monday, March 3 at Cobblestones There is no charge for the self- Parts are available for singers,
Pocketful of Quarters Restaurant. Cost is $25 per person. Houses of Worship Tour guided walking tour but donations narrators, musicians, greeters, and
Christian author Cheryle and the proceeds will benefit the The Sixth Annual St. Augustine are appreciated. The Sightseeing cast members. Volunteers are also
Touchton will be the guest speaker organization's efforts in Costa Rica. Houses of Worship Tour will be Train will provide free shuttle serv- needed to serve as seamstresses and
at First Christian Church of the For information or to purchase tick- held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on ice-between locations on the, tour. to help with the production and
Beaches at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, ets contact jnoverby@comcast.net. Sunday. Hosts at each of the twelve The event is sponsored by Grace clean- up. crews For further infor-
lebruary 26. The author o? participating houses of worship will United Methodist Church; call the matioi, contact Malinda Harris at
"Pocketful of Quarters" will discuss Women for Christ provide information about the con- church office at 829-8272 for infor- 285-6127 ext. 237.
her ministry throughout the United Sheri Rose Shepherd will be the gregation's heritage and the archi- nation.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
All Vehicles Must Enter on Golf View
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 11:15 AM, 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist a oer a r, u r n
Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist 7:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 6:00 PM C
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel 6:00 PM except Wed. \" The 'alms Oasis
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services 'M is a Communit Nurtured
CHRIST CHURCH SAN PABLO theGraceo JesusChrist
2002 San Pablo Rd.. Jacksonville 221-4777 to
Beginning Sept. 2,8:00 AM Holy Eucharist. 9:15 AM Christian Formarion, 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist S ve God Mission in e World
Nursery Provided ..eCV Adul il Cssio in teaWom
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COASTAL CHRISTIAN ST. FRANCIS Worshiping at ANGLICAN Sunday Worship services
IN-THE-FIELD O18:30 and 11:00 a~m.
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M eet Sundays 8:45am-9am Christian Formation Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor Neptune Baptist Church, Rm 101 :
10:00 a.m. 1:30 ; m. Pre-K through Adults United Methodist 280-5141 407 Third Street 3410 South Third street. Ja csAonvilie oBec
100.mosa11:3 10:00 am Holy Eucharist & Children's Chapel ChZrch th U cotd" Neptune Beach PPUachurS
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( T 247-1442 h) (ELCA) "Where friends gather to worship" A Stephen Ministry Congregation Come worship with usby the ocean. MISSOURI SYNOD
Holy Communion 276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch 4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210) J 1801 Beach Blvd. SUNDAYS:v ...
www.pvpc.com Jacksonville Beach 249-4575 Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am 1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
every Sunday at 9:00 A.M. Ph. 285-5347 Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 am Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor Sunday Breakfast Su day Woship Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am Phone: 249-5418
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel Sunday Contemporary Worship Nursery & Toddler Ministriesa s Celebration Praise 11:00 am http://www.blcjaxbeach.org
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach Nursery & Toddler Ministries 8:00 am & 10:30 am WEDNESDAY (SEP-MAY) 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. traditionall
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294 8:30am Middle, High School, College Sunday School 5:30 Supper 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Service
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294 Sunday Church School 9:45am Adult Ministries Children 9:15 am 6:30 Choir, Bible Study,Youth Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
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Rev. Robert C. Adams, Vicar Nursery Provided Home ofa Bethlehem Visit Nursery Provided www.fccbdoc.com lemail:fccbdoc@bellsouth.net Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN St Paul's by the Sea ST. PAUL'S TRADITIONAL- YET TIMELY
/ 150 Sheriy Drive, Atlantic Beach,FL Episcopa I Church CATHOLIC Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.'
S dlb S Rev Dr. Gate 3odrrar, Pastor BBa p tih ChurSh U Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
.Churchtice. 249-8698 tATN POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE '1st Avenue North at 5th Street Youth Felowship 11:30a.m.
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www.communitypcusa.org SUNDAY Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor
Schedule: 1 u 9:00 am Contemporary Worship Service Fath r29A. pCHRIST
Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 &11 a.m. 10:30 am- Traditional Service Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun. Saturday Mass 9a.m. and 5:30p.m. UNITED M HODIST CHURCH
Church School- All Ages 9:45 a.m. WEDNESDAY Welcome Families Nursery At 7:30 & am Services Sun. Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, U D M ODIST CH C
Contemporary Worship Serv. 5:59 p Bible Sdiesfor Every Age Life SiuatioNeptune Beach 2495370
ar hi S pm. 407 Third Street Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N. Jax Beach, FL www.stpaulbythesea spbts.net Saturday Confessions Rev.Patrice Spenser
ChanceChoir Wednesdays 7 p.m. wwwneptuneapistorg NeptneBeah After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20.m. Sund
Weekday Preschool/Kindergarten (3, 4 & 5 yr olds) Tom Bary, Pastor 904249-2307 904-249-4091 ss :30 p.m. Share in the love of Christ
0 ,- Palm ValIey Baptist Church OCEANSIDE CTTHSTBITT. JOHNt'S
: ;' Palm Valley Road. Ponte VedraT CATHOLIC CHURCH
.. 25-2447 "-- ddfl-- CHURCH OF CHRIST ATO9IFIRSUT'BAP
nr ail: palmchurch@belmso0ut0net (.06 1025 Snug Harbor5 Court 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
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SundaySchoolforoiloges....9:15am I J[u (off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St. & Orchid St.) WEEKEND MASSES
Sunday WorshipI*c Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 Yd2 C91,51, 4n? 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314 Saturday 5p.m.
Sunday, Evening Seice Times 246-2709 Bible Study 9:15a.m. Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
t.ible Stud............... Opn', Saturday 5:00) pm Victor M. Eskew. Minister I Blended Worship 10:30 a.m. Nurer Aalable Sunda rning
Sunday 8:00ann. 9:30am & I1l:00am Surdav Bible Class 10-00 a.mE g6 m RECONCILIATION
,iredre......ap, FW pla, Evening Worship 6:30 p.m. Saturday\ 10:00 a m or b\ appt
Wrner ilepm (0)268-500 Worshp l11 -00a.m. 2 9 3 3 WednesdayEvening 6:15 p.m. RELIGIOLiS EDIUCTION
SWedel d, Bh rinble.oStudv Evening Servce 630p.m 246-2891 Wed 600pm iK-3'17 5p.m i-gr
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S.:.uchern Baptist Church 61145 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hm). Wednesday: Bible Study 700 p.m. Ser..cte rle.ree. i.r Ine nenrln mr,.areo 246-6014




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