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INSIDE


photo by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
Atlantic Beach Mayor John Meserve, right, participates in a groundbreaking for construction on
Mayport Road Tuesday. Meserve was dubbed the "grandfather" of the project by Jacksonville Mayor
John Peyton, second from right. James Bennett, left, of the state Department of transportation and
Jacksonville City Councilor Art. Graham, second fromi left, joined in kick~ing off the year-long project to
make Mayport Road safer and more attractive. The work includes resurfacing a 3-mile portion from
the flyover north to Pioneer Drive and adding landscaped medians. Some lane closures are planned.


F~HS to focus on addiction dangers

Program to spotlight student gambling and smoking


Fletcher third baseman
Houston Brown-fires tO
first after fielding a
ground ball in the cham-
pionship game of the
All-American Spning
Tournament.
See page B-1


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


Vol. 45., No. 84


FROM STAFF
Adding red light cameras to a
busy Neptune Beach intersec-
tion is being eyed pending the
passage of Jacksonville legisla-
tion on which the city could
piggyback.
S"We've looked into it," said
Neptune Beach City Manager
Jim Jarboe. "It depends~ on
whether the state will allow it."
.If permissible, the city may
consider ~installing cameras at
the five-way intersection on
Penman Road, where Florida
Boulevard and Forest Boulevard
intersect.
The cameras are aimed at
reducing the number of people
who run red lights by taking a
picture of a license plate when a
driver runs a red light. A cita-
tion is then sent to the violator
via mail.
-Currently, state statutes do
not allow the cameras as an offi-
cer must witness the offense.
But the city of Jacksonville
has looked into an ordinance
that would allow unattended
cameras, and Neptune Beach
may be able to "piggyback" on
the legislation, according to
Jarboe.
Both Jarboe and Police Chief
Dandde Seba s edathatwi i


install the cameras, even if
Jacksonville's bill passed.
"Right now, we're just explor-
ing it," Jarboe said.
The cameras would not cost
the city any money to install or
maintain, according to officials.
A private company, which
would receive a percentage of
the fines, would be hired and
assume responsibility.
Although there are few acci-
dents at the intersection,
Sembach said that it is a
"strange" intersection because
of the way it is composed.
In other areas that have
implemented the cameras, there
was only a small reduction in
injuries cited, according to a fed-
eral study.
A recent report by MSNBC
said .that some communities
with the red light cameras are
removing them as they have led
to legal challenges that a private
agency may not have policing
authority. There have also been
concerns that: as drivers become
aware of the lights, there is little
ticket revenue to support opera-
tions as violations are infre-
quent. Also, in some areas acci-
dents involving rear-end crash-
es increase as 'drivers brake
Muclyt avoid rnming a red


5'~i'nj~ 1- 'lls
Carol Lopez Bradshaw
and the Menorcan
Cultural Society pre-
Serve the history and
culture of the Menorcan
people in St. Augustine.
See recipes A-8


Gambling affects more teens every day since
the legal gambling age is 18. Young people
often bet on cards, sports, car racing, games of
skill, dice and Internet poker. The Florida
Council on Compulsive Gambling estimates
that 70 percent of Florida teens, ages 13-17,
have gambled during their lifetime and more
than half report doing it in the past year.
Teenagers are twice as likely as adult gain-
blers to suffer from serious to severe gambling
problems. And teens with gambling problems
are also more likely to use drugs or exhibit
Other anti-social behaviors such as skipping,
stealing, fighting or bringing a gun to school.
Research has also shown that teens who gam-
ble are also more likely to engage in drugs and
drinking activitieS.
For more information on 'the workshop,
contact Karen Arlington at 247-0399 or kare-
narlington@comcast.net


FROM STAUFF
The Fletcher High School PTSA will be spon-
soring a presentation on The Dangers of
Addiction on~ Thursday at 7 p.m. at Fletcher
High School ingthe Media Center.
It is part of th~e Keeping Our Kids Safe Series of
family educational programs.
Participation is open to the general public and
recommended for adtdts and teens over age 13. "
Information will be provided to help parents
gain a better understanding of two different
types of addiction that many teens are dealing
with today: Smroking and Gambling.
The No Smoking Message will be presented
by the Duval County Health Department SWAT
Team -- Students Working Against Tobacco, a
youth-inspired force against tobacco.
Attendees will hear from health experts and
other teens who have experienced the nega-
tives of smoking.


Photo by LZ.A MrTCHELL
Sunny weather kicked off the 18th annual George's Music
Springing the Blues festival Friday at the Seawalk Pavilion but
organiizera said the. bad weather that followed did little to damp-
en spirits ,! J~acksonville Beach.


by LIZA MITCHELL ,
STAFF WRITER '
Two days of rain did little to
dampen the spirits of blues
fans who braved wet condi-
tions to soak in the music at
last weekend's George's Music
Springing the Blues Festival in
Jacksonville Beach,
Sam Veal, executive director
and founder of the three-day
blues festival, said Tuesday
that the failifall on Saturday
and Sunday trimmed the
crowds down to diehard fans
who didn't let the weather stop
the show.
"What it did was cull the
herd of people who came out
just because it was a free event
and not necessarily blues
lovers," he said.
"As a result, the ones that
were here were enthusiastic
blues lovers. They all came pre-
pared and checked the weath-
er. They knew this is a rain or
shine event so they sat out in
their rain gear and enjoyed the
show.".
Veal said this was the first
time in 18 years that the festi-
val organizers had dealt with
such a significant rainfall.
Despite the conditions, he said


lightning caused only minor
delays on Saturday and some
of the equipment was "still a
little damp."
"The only way ,we would
ever shut down is if there were
a tornado or a hurricane about
to hit," he said Tuesday.
Festival volunteers tracked
the storm's progress and Veal
said he called in for regular
weather updates. At one point,
he said some of the storm cells
cutting across the state packed
heavy rains and up to 75 mph
winds.
"Mother -Nature is Mother
Nature. That is why we always
hope for the best and plan for
the worst. On Saturday
evening we were watching the
radar and we started saying
'okay, we need to keep a close
eye on this thing and if it gets
any closer we need to
announce to people that they
need to seek shelter," Veal said.
"We kept a sharp eye on it
and 10 and behold, it dissipated
and we got a little rain without
any of the winds."
As the storm bands contin-
ued to sweep through the festi-
val staging area, many people

See FESTIVAL, A-3 >


Sheepshead fishing IS
better all the time. See
more-photos and local
fishing information
See page B-2


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Steve Moore rides a
wave during Saturday'S
Surfing the Blues com-
petition
See results A-8


Opinion ............ ......A-4
Police Beat ..............A-5
Sports .....................B-1
Weather ...................B-3


Calendar ..................B-4
Classified -................B-5
Fishing ....................B-2
Obituaries .....,........A-6


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Nearby. merchants stayed dry, busy


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Photo SUBMITTED
Children enjoy a miniature train ride around the grounds of Palms Presbyterian Ch~urch recently
during the annual spring carnival for the! church's preschool program.


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cI1 a s appr e o y y
establiibing a sichdule~ of, fes
for ,the Huguenot Tennis
Center, Wingate Park and
Other fields used for public
play,
The City Council voted to
enact new membership rates
for the city's tennis facility at
218 16th Avenue South based
on utility and non utility cus-
tomers.
The new rates are effective
June 1 and can be waived for
USTA professionals, middle
and high school players for
practice or matches and youth
clinics or other tennis camps.
Grounds Maintenance
Director Gary Meadors in his
staff recommendation said the
fee schedule, which can be
paid on a quarterly or annual
basis, range from $2.50 an
hour for utility customers with


p~- yt ~ .
Semnor rates will increase
from $104.33 to $120 per year
for residents and $129.99 for
nion residents.
Rates for adult softball and
flag football and youth soft-
ball, baseball and football
leagues to practice and play at
such city facilities as Wingate
Park, Gonzales Park and
Seabreeze Elementary School
were also established.
The use of the fields includes
lights for games and practice,
restroont facilities and prepara-
tion and maintenance of the
fields.
A~dult. fees were set at $450
per team for football and $400
per team for softball. A $50
improvement fee is also
included in the rate.
City staff is available to assist
with field preparation for the


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SSell concessions for awhile

88then you can watch golf

SThe Fletcher High School PTSA is looking for volunteers
to help with its major fundraiser at the Players
Championships from May 5-11. Each year, the major
school fundraiser for the Fletcher High School PTSA is to
provide volunteers to staff a concession tent at the Players
SChampionship. Volunteers can come and spend half a day
Working at a prime-location concession stand and then can
enjoy watching some of the best golfers in the world for
Free the rest of the day. There are 350 positions to fill. Shifts
are morning or afternoon on Monday, May 5 through
Sunday, May -11 (Mother's Day). Students 15 years of age or
Solder may volunteer and receive community service hours,
so they can sign up for the afternoon and weekend shifts.
SVolunteers will sell concessions including food- and drinks.
All volunteers are asked to wear a white shirt and khaki
shorts or pants. To help, contact Tammy Emerson at tam-
mystreasure@aol. com. Provide your name, phone #(s),
email, and preferred times and location.





Book sale is set

Friends of the Beaches Branch Library, a non profit organ-
ization, will host a spring book sale to help the Rhoda L.
SMartin Museum The organization will host a book sale
SApril 11, 12 and 13 in the Community Room at the
Beaches Branch Library, 600 Third Street. There will also be
Sa member's only sale on April 10 from 5 p~m. to 7 p.m.
SMemberships can be purchased for $5. The sale will take
place on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. On
S' Sunday, it will be open from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. for bag day.
Customers can purchase a bag for $7 to fill with items.
SBooks, records, tapes and videos ranging from 50 cents to
S$2 will be sold.


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JB utility customers will pay less to play

If you want to play sports at an increase to $3.50 for non adult leagues but youth teams
any of the public recreation utility players. have organizations and volun-
facilities in Jacksonville Beach, Annual membership rates teers to complete the work.
you will have to pay more for single utility customers Youth teams are not assessed O
depending on where you live. were set at $214 including a fee per team but are required
that's the-message. city offi taxuer whilrr non utility rates to pay for the utilities for con-
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Photo SUBMITTED
All ages enjoy the various rides and games offered at Adventure Landing Thursday during a bene-
fit for Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry.







Ideals for new kid's museum


Sharp

to seek


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FROM STAFF
Jacksonville
Beach Mayor
Fland Sharp
this week
announced he'
S will seek a sec-
ond term, cit-
'$ing the city's
4' successes, and
.i the need for
proven leader-
Sharp ship to meet
tough chal-
lenges that are coming.
"This city council has accom-
plished a lot," he said. "Police
presence is up and crime is
down in the central business
district. We have a vision for
taking downtown to the next
level--and the redevelopment
district revenues to make it pay
for itself. All1 o~fo'bur pafks h'avie
been upgraded, -. and
Jacksonville Beach's largest
undeveloped tract on the
Intracoastal was saved and
turned into Cradle Creek
Preserve."
Perhaps the city's biggest
achievement, he said, is coop-
eration. .
"When I was elected in 2004,
Jacksonville Beach was sharply
divided, but we've all worked
to heal those divisions. Now
i-elationships across the com-
munity are the best I've ever
seen. The city is ready to pull
together to handle some very
difficult challenges coming
over the horizon," Sharp said.
He predicted future accom-
plishments will have to include
even tougher action on crime;
funding expensive state-man-
dated environmental upgrades,
reducing taxes, and following
through on current projects.
Sharp is a life-long resident
of Jacksonville Beach and an
owner of Geometric Marine
Services at the Beaches. He has
also twice served as a city coun-
cilman in his 21 years of civic
service.





JB enacts

new grill rules

FROMi STAFF
Barbecue grills and ornamen-
tal fireplaces on apartment bal-
conies and other structures
with multiple residences will
soon require the approval of
the city's fire marshal for use in
Jacksonville Beach.
The City Council Monday
voted in favor of proposed
changes that will bring the

bunin dn ceo p inge wi
state fire regulations.
Fire Chief Gary Frazier said
in his staff recommendation
that the changes are related to
gas, barbecue grills and similar
devices on balconies of homes
with more than two units.
According to the changes,
"no hibachi, gas-fire grill or
charcoal grill or similar device
used for cooking, heating or
other purpose shall be used to
kindle on any balcony or over-
hanging portion or within 10
feet of any structure."
The amended ordinance
does allows the use of' specific
cooking equipment using
piped natural gas with prior
approval by the fire marshal.


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maintenance issues" and is essentially aban-
doned, but the city has held off on issuing
citations while the owners were waiting for the
development order, according to Fire Marshal
John Webber.
"They've always complied with everything
we've asked," he said.
There have also been some problems with
transients entering the building, Webber said.
But, after a conversation with one of the
property owners Tuesday, Webber said he
expects them to renew their demolition permit
within the next few days.
However, he emphasized that nothing has
been filed yet, so there is no definitive infor-
mation.
McClain said in a phone interview Tuesday
that the project dates will probably be firmed
up at the end of the week.
"T'his has been about a year-long process.
We want to begin," he said.
The development order is valid for one year
as of Monday, according to Community
Development Director Amanda Askew.
"We look forward to bigger and better things
down there at Penman Plaza," said Mayor Dick
Brown at Monday's meeting.


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by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A project to revamp a major Neptune Beach
shopping center is anticipated to start soon.
The Neptune Beach City Council Monday
approved a development order along with sev-
eral variances for Penman Plaza, Ltd. The for~
mer Neptune Theater will be demolished and
approximately 46,500 square feet of office and
retail space will replace it at the southwest cor-
ner of Penman Road and Atlantic Boulevard.
Although a definitive timeline for the project
is not available until a meeting can be sched-
uled with the owners, Tiin McClain of Flagler
Properties and one of the owners representa-
tives, Tuesday said "we definitely want to move
forward as quickly as possible."
The Neptune Theater building is expected to
be demolished "as soon as possible," which
could mean anytime within the the next few
weeks, according to the city's Building
Department.
City Manager Jim Jarboe told property repre-
sentatives at Monday's meeting "it would
behoove you to take it down [as soon as possi-
ble] to show goodwill to the community."
The building currently has some "property


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by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER

A start-up children's museum wants your ideas
and has scheduled a "brainstorming" session in
Ponte Vedra Beach Tuesday.
The meeting begins at noon at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library, where guests can learn
about plans for the Children's Museum of St.
Johns.
"It's a chance for us to present the vision and
concept behind the museum and lay out a pro-
posed timetable for making it all happen," said
Jennifer Koppman,a board member of the chil-
dren's museum.
"But, it's also a chance to brainstorm and invite
ideas and feedback from the public."
The meeting is one of several being held around
the county by organizers of the museum, which
got its start last year at a child's~birthday party.
Wendy Philcox, museum vice president, and
Kathy Wjeed were at the party with their children
and began talking about the children's museum in
Charleston, S.C., which opened in 2003.
Weed is originally from Charleston, and P~hilcox
has family and frierids there.
"It's so funny how a chance meeting can make
all the difference," Philcox said. "The Children's
Museum of the Low Country is just wonderful,
and we said how we wished we had something


like this, how we need something like this in St.
Johns~ County."
The two moms started writing letters to city
council members and researching what it would
take to open a children's museum. Preschool
teachers Jenni Jackson and Kathy Marquis and
another mom, Susan Connor, who has experience
in fund-raising, joined their commitment to
bringing the museum to the area.
"What really makes a children's museum tick is
when children are learning while they're having
fun," Philcox said.
"Self-paced, self-learning is sort of a grassroots
movement to have these kinds of unstructured
learning in an informal setting. Many of the chil-
dren's museums around the country are hands-on
and are unique to their community. We hope it
will be a great resource for fanulies.''
Philcox said it is hoped the museum will be
located within an eight-mile radius of downtown
St. Augustine.
"We are still in the early stages but we are about
to go into high gear in terms of getting a site
nailed down," Philcox said. "We are looking at
some specific possibilities and we are hoping we
can get something donated, either a building or
land. The State of Florida Division of Curltural
Affairs is about to lose some major funding so we
realize it's going to depend on private donors
and foundations."


Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
Kevin Dillon plays on the west stage at Springing The Blues,


Reserves will be tapped


> FESTIVAL, from ~A-1
headed for dry land in the sur-
rounding bars and restaurants,
heading out again when the
rairiS~stoppe'f ~ard the Snusic
resumed.
"I guess it kind of helped'
everybody out. Obviously it's
going to have that effect
because- that's what it is," Veal
said. "It was a double edge
sword. All of the businesses that
I've talked to said "sorry for
your bad luck Sam but it was
great for us'."
Management at the Best
Western at 305 1st Street North
said the hotel was at capacity
Friday and Saturday and experi-
enced no cancellations because
of the weather.
At Campeche Bay Cantina,
located within the festival
boundaries at 127 1st Avenue
North, co owner Vince Maguire
said sales were down by about
20 percent but business was still
"better than we expected."
"I just wish I had more of a
staff on. The crowds are usually
out in the sun until about 4 or
5 p.m. then they come in here
to eat," he said.
"When they did come, we did
what we could. After it rained
five inches in 10 minutes, they
were not clamoring for drinks
or food. They just wanted to get
dry. But overall it was not too
bad."
Maguire called Springing the
Blues "the best festival we have"
and said he "would always
stand behind that one." The
weather, he said, is "just the
way it goes."
According to preliminary fig-
ures, Veal said the keg count for
this year's event was only off by
approximately 31 compared to
the 2007 festival numbers. A
total of 140 kegs of beer were
served last year.
"That's a lot of beer," he said.
Veal said even though organ-
izers are prudent with the festi-
val's "design, efforts and budg-
et," the money pot for the 19th


annual event will feel the pinch
of this year's bad weather.
"Even if we never sold the
first Coke or beer, we will be
okay. We are not going to suffer
from it but the belt is going to a
whole lot tighter for next year,"
he said.
"We have money set aside in
reserve for operation. Next year
that reserve is going to be
depleted. So we will just have to
double up on our resources."
Jacksonvilrle Beach Police Sgt.
Thomas Bingham Thursday
said from a security standpoint,
the rain washed out the unde-
sirable elements associated with
such large crowds.
Bingham said there were no
significant incidents reported
involving public drunkenness,
traffic congestion or other dis-
turbarices.
SHe said the number of officers
assigned to patrol the festival
area was reduced when the
weather "got bad and stayed
bad. "
"We went with our original
game plan but once the weath-
er turned we drew back a bit,"
he said.
Veal said the festival patrons
and artists alike were "fantastic,
noting that the performers were
given the option to play or can-
cel in light of the weather.'
"They get paid anyway. But
they are artists and they said,
'hey, we came to play some
blues'," he said. "[Alligator
Records artist Michael] Burks
offered to come back and play
for free on Sunday."
"You get to see who the real
fans are. There are those who
leave at the first sign of a dark
cloud. Then there are those that
leave at the first sprinkle and
those who leave when the rain
really starts falling," Veal said.
"Then there are those who
hunker down and say "I ain't
leaving for nothing.' They hun-
ker down and enjoy the music."


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To the editor: .
I wish to speak for many in
attendance at the Sunday,
thakh 30, O;:open hdu e of the
'Miiytf- Cliniic. I can't count the
times I told people in charge
that this open house to the
community went beyond
what I would ever had
thought.
I expected cheese and
punch, but to my amazement
there were many varieties of
cheese, breads, spinach/arti-
choke .dips phi~s others.
Vincent was so nice and rec-
ommended the excellent
ranch dip. Desserts abounded.
The brownies were out of this
world. They even had sushi.
And now to the occasion -
to show off the new hospital
which they did. Every person


working there had a sincere
smile and gave helpful
answers to every question.
I've never se81` such a big
operating roojm lanId s told
all 14 of them are that big.
The pre op and post op rooms
are very open, not confining.
The 21 treatment rooms for
the ER are also large and very
relaxing. Everything was how
I would want if I was in need
of surgery or an ER visit.
Thank you Mayo Clinic for
myself and everyone else who
attended for such a wonderful
open house. Those of you
who didn't go, you missed a
good one. You should have
been there.

Linda Spencer
Jacksonville' Beach


To the editor:
STOP, LOOK and LISTEN:
Mayport Road Design flaws
gnd tax money wasted!
I have lived off Mayport
Road for 27 years and seen
many changes. Some were
good and others not. I saw it
grow from two lanes to four
and then five (center turn
lane). Then, we got sidewalks
which were desperately need-
ed for years but came only
after many pedestrian inci-
dents. Later, we got traffic
lights and they made sense
(except the Buccaneer Trail
intersection which changes
regardless of traffic flow).
Now, we are getting some-
thing that we do not need!
Plus, it will probably be obso-
lete or need to be~ changed
again by the time it is fin-
ished. I am talking about the
Mayport Road Median. If the
barricades and barrels are any
indication of the design, it will
be a disaster for those of us
who live and travel the road
daily. The turn lanes will NOT
be long enough for the


amount of drivers making
turns. Another thing is that
access from roads not at desig-
nated intersections will
require drivers to make U-
turns (if they are allowed).
Already, I see drivers getting
frustrated and hitting the bar-
rels. I can only imagine what
it will be like when the medi-
ans arrive.
I do not remember anly pub-
lic hearings on this project
and wonder who performed
the traffic study (if there was
one) and how much time was
spent on it. Did they consider
boat and tractor trailer usage?
Did they consider the cycle of
Navy deployments? Were
there actual vehicle usage sta-
tistics to justify the need for
these medians or did someone
want the road to "look pretty"
despite traffic safety?
I see problems at the
Atlantic Beach Post Office,
Plaza Drive, and Navy
Commissary, Assisi Lane, A1A
and Wonderwood Road inter-
sections.
I believe this project is a


waste of tax dollars (which are
scarce now) and will require
more wasted money when the
cities discover they made a
mistake. Their error will be
that the road will require a
redesign when they realize the
havoc made by the medians
and decide to change back to
something that works! Forget
about what is aesthetically
pleasing to the eye. Be practi-
cal and do something right
(for a change).
If Atlantic Beach wants to
beautify their section of the
road, then by all means do it.
liut Jacksonville should recon-,
sider and not waste the
money and go along with
what appears to be a very bad
idea. I see too many flaws and
good money will be spent
after bad when it is all done.

Mike Wydra
Jacksonville
P.S. I live in Jacksonville but
was given an Atlantic Beach
mailing address for the post
office on Mayport Road.


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OPINION


The Leader's Opinion

TFime for Jax Beach

to be full post office

Jacksonville Beach City Councilors are angry they can't
seem to get a straight answer from postal authorities about
where a post office will' be located after 2009, when the cur-
rent lease expires on church-owned land at 7th Avenue
North.
Oh, the city officials have tried. They have wailed and lit-
erally gnashed their teeth over their collective inability to
pin North Florida postal officials down on where the
Jacksonville Beach branch will be located.
Maybe they should pursue another path one that has
already quietly been suggested to the city by a Jacksonville
Beach resident who was once in charge of the facilities pro-
gram for the North Florida Postal District.
Postal retiree Howard Shumate suggested, in a February
letter to Jacksonville Beach's City Manager, that city offi-
cials solicit U.S. Congressmen to get Jacksonville Beach
established as a post office, instead of being a branch of the
Jacksonville Post Office.
This way, Jatksonville Beach would be assigned a post-
master instead of the postmaster in Jacksonville being
responsible for the Beach. Atlantic Beach could then be
made a branch of the Jacksonville Beach Post Office and the
:ntrewo ldB c scure dfor prae n o ota f le t U n
Jacksonville Beach is independent of Jacksonville and cer-
tainly there are many arguments to be made for creating a
separate post office and postmaster in the city.
The change would help preserve the Beaches' separate
identity. More importantly, establishing a separate post
office at Jacksonville Beach would preserve local postal serv-
ices in the future. Postmasters rank higher than station
managers in the post office world and that means more
clout which can matter when decisions of import are
being made.
We believe that some political muscle and expertise
would probably be required to effect such a change on the -
federal leveL. Jacksonville Beach city officials, who are clear-
ly still angry about the recent lack of communication and
cooperation, should be able t~o muster the will to enlist the
support of congressmen in the matter.
Ponte Vedra Beach has its owvn post office and postmaster.
Jacksonville Beach should have the same.
City officials have the chance here to do more than com-
plain and threaten that postal authorities should take a fly-
ing leap. Indeed, the city can- and should leap at the
opportunity to secure a postal presence for the commercial
hub and population center of the Beaches.


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Jeremy Scott Whitehead, 32,
of Jacksonville was arrested
April 4 and charged with false-
ly personating a police officer
at a hotel in the first block of
1st Street North, according to
police report. Police
responded to a call of a man
creating a disturbance in the
hotel lobby. Management said
Whitehead was identifying
himself as an undercover
police officer. Police had made
contact with him earlier in the
day for yelling at fire rescue
personnel while they were
attending to a patient. The
report said Whitehead
appeared extremely drunk and
police found a crack pipe in
his front pants pocket.
Nathan Lee Sexton, 23, of
Neptune Beach was arrested
April 5 and charged with lewd
and lascivious exhibition with
a victim under the age of 16 at
a hotel in the 1500 block of
1st Street North, according to
police report. Police
responded to a report that a
man had disrobed in the
lobby of the hotel and ran out
the door jumping into the
swimming pool in front of a
mother and her 7-year-old
son. The woman told police
she threw Sexton a towel and
he laughed at her and wiggled
his hips in her direction,
lice r ported. iAn thelo w

with her two' daughters ages 6
and 11 observed Sexton
remove all of his clothes and
stand in place for a minute
before running out, police
said. Sexton is stationed on
the USS Simpson, police said.

A 50-year-old transient was
Arrested April 5 and charged
with public exposure of her
sexual organs in a vulgar man-
ner in front of the lifeguard
station at the foot of Beach
Boulevard. Police said the
woman was banging on the
door and refusing to leave the
area. She was observed pulling
down her pants and exposing
herself to several families with
small children in the area.
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Its EAR


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A state required initiative to
update the city's comprehen-
sive plan in Neptune Beach will
occupy the remainder of the
year.
The timeline for the city to
update its comp plan through
an Evaluation and Appraisal
Report (EAR) is slated to start
next month with a public
issues workshop, according to
Community Development
Director Amanda Askew.
The scoping meeting will
outline areas in the comp plan
that citizens want to address
and provide guidelines for the
city in drafting the report. -
Askew anticipates that' some
of the areas the city will likely
visit during the process include
pedestrian
safety, traffic, water, conser-
vation and coastal protection.
The state requires local gov-
ernments to adopt an EAR once
every seven years and address
"changing conditions and
trends affecting the communi-
ty and changes in state require-
ments."
Once the public issues work-
shop is complete, a letter of
understanding will be sent to
thq state Department of
Community Affairs (DCA).
The draft EAR is expected to be
co~mpl be iin Septetmber grg
the report will likely take place
each month from June through
September to continue gather-
ing citizen input, according to
Ask comp plan will be
assessed chapter by chapter,
she added.


Councilor Fred Lee said at a
Beaches Watch meeting last
whereokthhat the citydilg ngo
instead of waiting to get "red
marks" from the state.

reg rding te orftmare exp~e~cA
ed back by December and the
final report will be adopted in
January, according to the city's
timeline.


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the bay window of a house,
according to the report.

Uttering forged instru-
ments was reported on
March 31 in the 1100 block
of Mayport Road, according
to a police report. The sus-
pect cashed a check for
$462.87 that was later
returned as a forgery, accord-
ing to the report.
Michael Loyd Putnam, 49,
was arrested for possession of
cocaine, possession of a
firearm or concealed weapon
by a convicted felon,, posses-
sion of a controlled substance,
a misdemeanor charge of pos-
session of 20 grams or less of
cannabis and a misdemeanor
charge of possession of drug
paraphernalia on April 3 in the
2400 block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report.
Police observed the suspect in
a parking lot known for prosti-
tution and drug activity. The
suspect had a pocket knife and
samurai sword in his vehicle.
He told police the sword was
for "protection."' Police also
found cocaine, marijuana, a
marijuana pipe, oxycodone
and a digital scale in the vehi-
cle, according to the report.
Catherine Dawn Moats, 36.
was arrested for tampering
with or fabricating evidence
ssd Inis emeo @c hre o
violence on April 3 in the 50
. block of Roberts Street, accord-
ing to a police report.
NEPTUNE BEACH
A misdemeanor charge of
theft. of a bicycle was report-
ed on April 5 in the 100
block of First Street, accord-
ing to a police report. The
victim's bicycle was placed
unlocked on a bicycle rack
in the Town Center area and
was missing when the victim
returned, according to the
report.
A misdemeanor charge of
criminal mischief was
reported in the 1500 block
of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report.
The marquee sign in front of
a business was vandalized,
according to the report. An
unknown suspect broke two
locks, elbow joints and the
plastic border on the sign
and used the letting to spell
out "F U Townies:" The
damage is estimated at $150,
according to the report.

a misdemeanor charge of
theft of a bicycle was report-
ed on April. 3 in the 100
block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a f~olice report.

A misdemeanor charge of
petit theft was reported on
April 3 in the 600 block of
Third Street, according to a
.police report. The victim's
purse was stolen from the
library at approximately 11
a.m., according to the
report.
A misdemeanor charge of
theft of a bicycle was report-
ed on April 2 in the 1100
block of Seagate Avenue,
according to a police report.
PONTE VEDRA
An information report was
filed on April 4 in the 10000
block of Ray Road, according
to a police report. The com-
plainant observed a student
at Nease High. School who
appeared to be in a "trance-
like" state. When the com-
plainant asked the student if


Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported April 6 in the
first block of 6th Avenue
North. A white 2002 Ford
Explorer was stolen from the
endzone after the victim left
the vehicle parked in the area
overnight. The victim told
police that he returned to
retrieve his vehicle and was
unable to locate it. He was still
in possession of the keys.
Dominique Latrey
Coleman, 20, of Jacksonville
Beach was arrested April 3 and
charged with possession and
sale of a controlled substance
in the 300 block of 7th Street
South, according to a police
report. Police patrolling the
area said they detected the
smell of marijuana coming
from an alley and Coleman
was observed sitting on a
porch where the smell was
apparent. After a pat down for
weapons, police observed sev-
eral small crack rocks on the
ground- near where Coleman
was sitting, the report said.

Casey Allen Carver, 26, of
Jacksonville was arrested April
4 and charged with tampering
or fabricating evidence in the
700 block of 2nd Street South,
according to a police report.
Carver was a passenger in a.
vehicle stopped for a ~traffic
violation. Police found a plas-

hose usd too aktaeg dr gsh
The bag was wet and appeared
to have been ripped open.
Carver was transported to the
hospital after police deter-
mined that he swallowed the
contents of the bag.
Michael Wendell Otis, 24, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrest-
ed April 3 arid charged with
driving with a suspended or
revoked license as. a habitual
traffic offender in the 2300
block of 3rd Street South,
according to a police report.
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Grand theft was reported
April 3 at a restaurant in the
300 block of Beach Boulevard.
Deposits totalling $3,340.41
were missing and manage-
ment told police that a sus-
pect has not returned to work
since March 29. Attempts to
contact the suspect have been
unsuccessful.

Justii D~an el ickerson, 1,
of Ponte Vedra Beach was
arrested April 7 and charged
with an outstanding warrant
for possession and sale of a
controlled substance in the
1300 block of 13th Avenue
South, according to a police
report.
Rocco Delano Ballacchino,
25, of Jacksonville Beach was
arrested Apn1l 4 and charged
with aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon in the 400
block of 2nd Street North,
according to a police. report.
Ballacchino was identified as
the suspect accused of striking
a man in the head with a large
flashlight causing extensive
injuries, the report said.
An animal bite was reported
April 6 in the unit block of
Beach Proper South. Two dogs
engaged in a fight on the
beach and the owner of one of
the animal was bitten while
trying to break up the inci-
dent.

ATLANTIC BEACH
Vandalism was reported
on March 29 in the 1100
block of Hibiscus Street,
according to a police report.
A rock. was thrown through


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Drive, according to a police
report. The complainant
told police that she is in the
process of moving out of her
residence and some dinner-
ware that she hid under a
cabinet was missing, .accord-
ing to the report.
An information report
regarding a domestic inci-
dent which occurred in the
county was filed on April 7
in the 600 block of N. A1A,
according to a police report.

Burglary to a motor vehi-
cle was reported on April 6
on South : Ponte Vedra
Boulevard, according to a
police report. An unknown
person~ smashed the passen-
ger window of .the victim's
vehicle and took severa'1
items, according to the
report.


she was all right, she began
speaking incoherently,
according to the report.
Police determined she was
under the influence of a
tablet. She was transported
to Baptist South Hospital
and did not sustain any life
threatening injuries, accord-
ing to the report.
vehicle was reported on
April 4 in the 4000 block of
Blue Heron Drive, according
to a police report. The vic-
tim said $360 was missing
from the center console of
his vehicle, according to the
report.

Burglary to a motor vehi-
cle was reported on April 5
in the .100 block ,of
GlenmawT Court,. according
to a police report.


Burglary to a motor vehi-
cle was reported on April 5
in the North Guana parking
lot, according to a police
report. The victim's purse
was taken from the vehicle,
according to the report.

A forged prescription was
reported on April 5 in the
800 block of N. A1A, accord-
ing to a police report.
Retail theft was reported
on April 5 in the 500 block
of PGA Tour Boulevard,
according to a police report.
The complainant told police
that a male wearing a blue
hoodie entered the store and
stole alcohol, according to
the report.
:.A suspicious circumstance
was reported on April 6 in
the 100 block of Sea Island


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Debra "Debbie"
Nell P rit e
Debr "Debbie" Nell Pe rtte
died Friday, April 4, 2008, at
the age of 55. Perritte was a
lifelong resident of the
Beaches and Jacksonville, and
Graduate of Fle~tcher High
Scool, cass of7.
She was preceded in deat
by her parents, Howel
Brantley and Nell Brantley.
KShe is sur ived by he siste
dren, Aaron Rabon (Shelly),
Joshua and Justin Perritte,
grandchildren, Benjamin and
Carter Rabon, nep ews,
Michael Thomason and
JSfre winwirerli su n i c
Wilkes; and many other fami-
ly members and friends.
PAr trdn o hrh efa ile}
as a very caring and generous
person who loved being with
her family. She was loved and
will be deeply missed, her
fandl saimily received

f eindsSMaonday nA il~o 7,
The funeral service was held
Tuesday, April 8, in the chapel
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral
Home. Interment followed at
Beaches Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the fami-
ly requests donations to be
momems ty hH spihe. Svice
1ne Ft e drlcio e Quinn-


Fallen; brother, Gilbert Pallen
and wife, Kathy; brother,
Jerry Pallen and wife, Joan;
brother, Conrad Pallen and
wife, Debbie; sister, Linda
Schudiske and husband, Rick;
mother-in-law, Joan Cody;
and god children, Bill Pallen,
Christian Adkins, Adam
Mittelstaedt, Elizabeth Geller
and Alexis Mittelstaedt.
The Memorial Mass will be
celebrated at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 12, in St.
Jh sor 'atholi ahurchw o
Reverend Daniel Devore as
Celebrant. A luncheon will
follow directly after in the
church hall.
Memorials may be made to
the First Coast Area American
Cancer Society, 1430
Prudential Drive,
Jacksonville, Fla. 32207,

Hopie Fhenda~tiomm i
Sunbeam Road, Ste 101,
Jacksonville, Fla. 32257.
Services under the care of
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.

Doris L. Post
Doris L. Post, 90, died on
Sunday, April 6, 2008 in
Baptist Medical Center -
Beaches of complications
from a stroke suffered on
March 2. She is the widow of
Frank U. Post who died in
a0r3inandoinother of Jm s

19841e is survived by her son,
David Post of Jacksonville
Beach and Amsterdam, the
Netherlands; her older sister,
Lois Schenck of Glen Ridge,
N.J. and several nieces and
nephews. .Doris and Frank
lived in Glen Ridge, N.J. for
many years before moving to
south Florida in the early
1970's. They moved to
Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra in
1980 and after Frank's death
on the eve of their 66th wed-

dnived no AsfdCourtorin
Jacksonville Beach where she
spent her final years among
friends. She was a gentle soul
and will be greatly -missed,
her family said.
SA Memorial Service will be
held at 1 p.m., Friday, April
11,-in Quinn;Shal~z.-Fun~ral
Home, 3600 3rd Str~ee:f wh",
Jacksonville Beach, with the
Reverend John Dolaghan offi-
ciating. Her cremains will be
buried in the Ps sfamilhy sec

Ceee i Oak1 nd, N.J.
Seres eunderanthe direc-
tion of Quinn-Shalz Funeral
Home.


Ky., before moving to
Jacksonville. She loved gar.
dening and fishing, according
to her family.
Devine is survived by her
parents, Nancy and Kenneth
Howard; husband, Jeffrey
Devine; son, Dylan Devine;
daughters, Kristin and
Danielle Devine; brothers,
Kenneth Jr., Daniel and John;
grandchildren, Cayden and
Kaylee Cochran; in-laws,
Charlie and Joyce Vaughn;
undl numerous aunts and
A Memorial Mass will be
celebrated at 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 10, in the
chapel of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home with the Rev.
William Kelly as Celebrant.
Services under the care of
Quinn-Shalz Funei~al Home.

Shann-on
Michelle Gregg
Shan non
Michelle

AG 1 tic 3B8ac ,
did oun i ct
2008. She was
born on
October 1,
1969 to Frank
Gregg and
Ellen Reddy
Gregg. She was a beloved
mother, daughter stersandd

adnd bh aell lboe gr atly
She is survived by her
father, Frank Gregg (Rebecca);
mother, Ellen Reddy Gregg;
children, Mary Neville, age
17, Jacob Neville, age 14,
Andrew Neville, age 12, and
Hannah Neville, age 6; broth-
er, Rory Austin Gregg
(Tammy); brother, Michael
Owen (Jessica); sister, Kelly
Foraker (Bryan); grandmoth-
er, Betty Humphrey; and a
host of other relatives and

A n memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. on Saturday'
Apt~il 12 in the chapel of
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
3600 3rd .St S, Jacksonville
Beach with the Rev. Dr. Gabe
Goodman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contribu-
tions will be accepted lc~tody
Neville dhildren'S.Fund,~ P.j.
Box~ 330694, Atlariitic Beach
FL 32233
Services under the direction
om Quinn-Shialz Funeral


BMCM (SW)
Wayne Patrick
Fallen USN(Ret)

Retired Nav Master Chief
Wayne Patrick Pallen, 61
died March 31, 2008. He was
born in A gst 1946, a native
of Milwauuk e, Wis_
Fallen enlisted in the Navy
in September 1964, and
attended basic train ng at
Recruit Training Command
Great Lakess IHl. Hisd firs t

Kearsa ge (CVS-33), home-
ported in Long Beach, Calif
This was follo ed by a tour
Smith Rwver Squa roin 15a
ration for assignment eto
Viet am
Uona com letion of his
souto edVietnam ,thalen wa
Squadron 14 as an instruuc or
Follow-on tours inc ue
Naval Station Adak, Alask ,
for tug master duties, sta f
duty atSAn phibous S~quad o
FrtnFi her S(ISD-40)AcNi t
New London, Conn., USS
Compte de Grasse (DD-974),
USS Fairfax County (LST-
1139), and the Senior Enlisted
`Academy in Newport, R.I.
After completing his tour at
the academy, Pallen returned

CcGte o h a d S e ta
(F-1, wher cheU aval ed
to command master chief.
Fallen retired with 390 years
ow rs nclded to Nation l
SDefense Service Medals, three
Vietnam Service Medals, six
Good Conduct .Medals, two
Navy Achievement Medals,
three Sea Service Deployment
Ribbons, the Armed Forcels
Expeditionary MeU i'
Meritorious nt
Commendain b om a

Meritorious Unit citation
wt alm, E lsed in r a
and craft master insignia.
NAfter aretirisngntfrtom ntehe
13 years working at Fleet
Landing in Atlantic Beach,
where he finally retired.
Pq ~ eg jpyed his~ grand
sons, wmigs' lii;andfootball,
according to his family, and
was a loving husband, father

aSdu iionp ae his wife, Jody
Fallen; son, Darren Patrick
Fallen and wife, Jenny Lyn
Fallen; four grandsons, Ethan
Patrick,~ Austen Jaymes,
Na ein Presto and Daol ron


Lowell
"L.G."


Gilbert
Borah


Lowell Gilbert "L.G." Borah,
79, born December 28, 1928 in
F:airfield, IL, died April 4, 2008
in Jacksonville Beach-
L.G. had two proud years of
service in the United States
Navy. He then became a 30
year veteran of the Louisiana
oil fields. After coming to the
beaches area in 1992, he

Laoring and Mah Lndi'leet
He. is survived by his wife of
many years, ,Millie; son, Gil;
daughter, Mary; grandchil-
dren, Katie and Connor.
A memorial service to cele-
brate his life was held Tuesday
at the American Legion Post
316, Atlantic Beach. The
Beaches Honoi Guard was, in
s enac tin reco nittion of
Arrangements entrusted to
Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home in Jacksonville Beach.

Palmela JOy Cor1

ApPi 3 ml2 8. S was b r
Dec. 9, 1957, in New York
City, N.Y.
She moved to the Beaches
area .in 2000 and was
employed at the Ponte Vedra
Inn &T Club. She served in the
U.S. Army
mCto ris my vied obn ahe
fiance aDsanndr arooy; e uag

Catrina Marie Corl; brother,
Manny Gonzalez; and grand-
children, Noelle Christin
Riffle and Gabrielle Lilliana
Riffle. She was predeceased by
her father, Guillermo
Gonzalez.
A memorial service will be
held at 2 p.m. ~today,
Wednesday, April 9, in St.
Francis of the Field Episcopal
Church of Ponte Vedra with
the Rev. Michael Ellis officiat-

in lieu of flowers, the fami-
ly requests donations be
made to the March of Dimes.
Services under the care of
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
Jacksonville.


P au 1a Mihl

Mi ch ele
Devin ri 39,
2008. She was
brn June 1, -~ ,-
Calhoun K
She gre up i
Whitesville,


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Eleanor Blanchart, from bot~
tom to top, and Capt. Leonard
Blanchart are recognized by
UNF President John A.
Delaney and Pierre Allaire,
vice president for Institutional
Advancement at UNF at a cer-
emony recently. The
Blancharts, who live id"
Queens Harbor, were recog-
nized for their $1 million gift to
the University of North Florida.
The donation will be matched
at 75 percent by the State of
ulrd adtwil fund ss eral
Leonard Blanchart is a retired
Merchant Marine captain and
river boat pilot. His career suc-
cess, coupled with successful
financial stock market invest-
ments, influenced him to help
students who lacked the
resources to attend college. In
1989, the Jacksonville couple
established a scholarship
endowment at UNF for stu-
dents who graduated from
Bishop Kenny High School.
The scholarship endowment
was the first such endowment
established at UNF. Over the
years, the Blancharts have
added to the fund and have
taken advantage of the state
matching gift program. With
the couple's recent gift, the
value of their scholarship
endowment has reached
$2.25 million. Five high
schools were added this year,
including Bishop Snyder,
Episcopal, St. Joseph, Trinity
Christian and University
Christian. This recent gift will
fund approximately 10 new
scholarships a year. Currently,
more than 20 students have '
received scholarships from the
Capt. and Mrs. Leonard
Blanchart Maritime Endowed
Scholarship Fund. The aver-
age scholarship award is $
4,000.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 7A


April 9, 2008


Chamber events set
T~he following are upcoming
events of the Ponte Vedra
Chamber:
*Today, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30
a.m., Before Hours at
Elizabeth's Cafe 1500
Sawgrass Village Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Free for members
and first-time guests.
*April 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
6th annual Ponte Vedra Beach
Car Show at the Sawgrass
Village parking lot on PGA
Tour Boulevard, with more
than 125 classic, custom and
antique automobiles expected
to compete for trophies. New
this year is food provided by
local restaurants.
*April 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m., L~unch &T Learn features
Charlenre Shirk, public rela-
tions for The Players
Championship. Marsh
Landing Country Club, 25655
Marsh Landing Parkway. Cost
is $20 for members, $25 for
others. RSVP by noon Apn1l 22.
No wal -ins accepted. t :0

p.m., After Hours Mixer at
Ponte Vedra Wellness Center,
880 State Road A1A N., Suite 3,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Free for
members and first-time guests.

New at Pru

'Melonie Erickson has joined
the sales team at Prudential
Network Realty's Beaches
office. She comes to Prudential
Network Realty as a multi-mil-
lion dollar producer with a spe-
cial focus in Nassau County
and the Intracoastal West area.
Melonie has her BA in


Party of Duval County and as
Northeast Florida Regional
Director for United States
Senator Connie Mack.
Additionally, Hewett is active
in many local and statewide
not-for-profits and has served
in important capacities in
numerous political campaigns.
Hiewett will direct the adminis-
tration's work with the
Jacksonville City Council and
will lead city activities in
Tallahassee.

Top Agents.
Marsh Landing Realty has
named its top agents for
March. Top Listing agents were
Dee Walker and Hazel Cooksey.
Top Selling agent was Pam
Henry.







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Oceanside promotes 2
Oceanside Bank has promot-
ed two employees. Katie
Dively was promoted to Senior
Vice President/HR Director &T
BSA/Loan Compliance Officer
and Mary Hannigan was pro-
moted to Senior Vice
President/Bank Operations
Manager.

Dively,
.left
~. ~~L .8 Hannigan,
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communications, Marketing
and Management from the
University of Georgia.

Prosperity is honored
Prosperity Bank will be rec-
ognized Thursday by the
Florida Department of
Education to receive the
Commissioner's Business
Recognition Award. The honor
is for businesses that have
shown outstanding commit-
ment to improving education
by partnering with schools in
their communities,
Prosperity Bank was nomi-
nated by the Flagler County
School District for their com-
mitment to the community
through their Prosperity
Outreach Program (POP). The
21st Annual Commissioner's
Business Recognition Awards
ceremony tvill be held
Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at
the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
Riverfront Hotel.

Jax gets new chief
of legislative affairs
Mayor John Peyton has
asked Shannon Hewett to join
his executive team as Chief of
Legislative Affairs for the City
of Jacksonville and she began
work on Monday. Hewett was
most recently a partner at
Fiorentino and Hewett, a gov-
ernment affairs and business
development firm headquar-
tered in Jacktsonville where she
spent seven years. Prior to
that, she worked with
Councilmember Jim Overton
in the Jacksonville City
Council, for the Republican


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Taking part in last month's groundbreaking for the Ponte Vedra Beach law firm of Reznicsek,
Fraser, Hastings, White & Shaffer are partners Bob Shaffer (from left), Brett Hastings and Chris
White, Bill Wendell of Atlantic Coast. Bank, and partners T.J. Fraser and Rick Reznicsek.
.Shaffer and White recently joined as partners, bringing the firm's total to 10 lawyers. Their
28,000-square-foot office building is being built at Pablo Professional Park adjacent to Mayo
Hospital.


From the University ofFlorida
News Desk
Tax season is one of the most
stressful times of the year. And a
University of Florida eirpert cau-
tions against making common
mistakes that can 'complicate
matters. '
So Michael Gutter, an assis-
tant~professor in family finan-
cial management with UF's
Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences, has com-
pried a list of A~mericans' tcifi 10
Etax-season gaffes.
1. Not making use of VITA
(Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance) sites. If your taxes
aren't terribly complicated-you
don't own a b~isiness or have a
lot of ~investment income to
report-then VITA is an under-
used resource worth checking
out.
"It's a free service, done by
people who literally work with
tax code day in and day out."
Check with the Florida
Prosperity Campaign,
www.prosperitycampaign.com,
to find your closest VITA site.
2. Not keeping organized
records and missing deductions
or credits you deserve.
Gutter said taxpayers should
keep in mind that the tax code
is designed to promote and
encourage good-citizen type
behavior: Getting an education,
taking care of your children,
buying a home, giving to chari-
ty, etc.
"A tax credit is a dollar for


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by IT Support Solutions for an
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to Patsy Underwood, President

Brad Wilson, president of IT
Support Solutions has been an
employee and lead computer
tech of Atlantic Laser for
almost 7 years. Prior to coming
to Atlantic Laser, he was a certi-
fied technician with Gateway
Computers and previously a
Supervisor with AOL. He
founded IT Support Solutions,
Inc., to support both commer-
cial and residential IT issues.
Atlantic Laser is an office
products company founded mn
1992 and offers a full-line of
office products, builds compat-
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machines, multi-function
machines, and plotters.
During a brief transitional
period, IT Support Solutions
will remain at the Atlantic
Laser facility ~at 1521 Penman
Rd., Jacksonville Beach.


haven't been taking a tax deduc-
tion you're legitimately eligible
for, Gutter says, it's perfectly
acceptable to go back and file
amended returns for those
years.
7. Buying into the hype over
speedy refund anticipation
loans. Unless you are in a, true
financial emergency, tax refund
anticipation loans are "not typi- i
cally in people's best interest,"
Gutter said. The loans are simi-
fTif' foj p 'ceck advanced loadrs,
he said.
8. Not realizing you can make
IRA contributions for the previ-
ous year up until tax filing day.
So until April 15, 2008, you can
contribute to your IRA for tax
year 2007.
9. Delaying filing a return
without a good reason. .
This just leaves your refund mn
the government's hands when it
could be accruing interest for
you, Gutter said. There are some
instances where it might make
sense to sit on one's tax return
until the last minute-such as
waiting to pay Uncle Sam if you
still owe taxes.
10. Breaking the law by lying (
on your taxes or not filing a t
return at all. "We always tell
people, even if you owe the IRS
money, work on it-you're not
going to get away with this for
very long," he said. "And if you
don't know how to file your
taxes, get some help. But not fil-
ing is not in your best interest."









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dollar reduction in your tax lia-
bility, so by not taking advan-
tage of it, you're really giving
away your own money."
3. Not using your kids to your
best (tax-saving) advantage. If
you have children, Gutter said, a
number of tax credits might be
relevant for yTou. If you have col-
lege-age offspring, there are
even more. ,
SGo to www.irs.gov and search
"education tax credit."
4. Noct fbalizngR that if you're
struggling financiallyp yiu
might be eligible for the Earned
Income Tax Credit, a credit for
low-income workers. Even if
your income isn't high enough
to require a tax return, you can
still get the credit.
Go to www.irs.gov and type
"Earned Income Tax Credit" in
the search box.
5. Spending your tax-refund
windfall instead of filling out
IRS Form 8888. The 2-year-old
form can be used to automati-
cally funnel your tax refund
into one or more accounts, such
as a savings account or an IRA or
other safe place where you
won't be tempted to spend it on
an impulse item. Go to
www.form8888.org
He advises taxpayers to use
tax refunds sensibly: Reduce
debt first, put money toward
retirement or pay bills.
6. Not realizing you can go
back and amend previous years'
returns.
If you find this year that you


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Gathering March 29 at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, for a FOCUS
Summer party are Margie van de Guchte' (from left); Dr. Maarten van de Guchte, Cummer direc-
:or; Dar I Barker, and Frank Barker, president of FOCUS Cummer (Friends of the Ocean
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Former POW Captain Dick
Stratton, a Navy pilot shot
down and held for six years in
the Hanoi Hilton, will be
speaking about the
"'Importance of
Communication Among the
POW's".
Stratton, now retired, will
be speaking at the Selva
Marina Country Club in
Atlantic Beach on Apn1l 24, at
7:30 p.m.
This event benefits Beaches
Women's Partnership and is
sponsored by Fidelity
National Financial. Tickets
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"Water is where you have been
called to serve, and water is where you
will be tested."
From "The Guardian."

by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR


Sw~~~limmngi fundamental skill
So for the better part of three
hours on Stinday, sixr recruits wvith
the American Red Cross Volunteer
Life Saving Corps tested their water
skills in a variety of ways at the
University of North Florida Aquatic
Center. .
They swam laps, practiced rescu-
ing a submerged victim' in the deep
end and took turns pushing a 5-
pound rubber brick under water,
simulating a scene from "The
Guardian," a 2007 film about U.S.
Coast Guard rescue swimmers.
"I love that movie," 18-year-old
recruit Monica Ruggiero said before
taking part in the oxygen deprava-
tion exercise, where recruits paired
up to push bricks along the~pool
floor,
Only one recruit at a time could
surface to catch his or her breath. If
both surfaced, both failed.
"The reward for winning this drill
is a special mention at Tuesday's
meeting," lead instructor Rick Foster
told the remaining members of the
Corps' 2008 winter recruit class,
which began with 35 souls, but has
been whittled down to six.
Along with Ruggiero, a waitress at
Bukkets in Jacksonville Beach, the
class includes 2007 Fletcher High
grad Eric Bohn, an aspiring firefight-


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WrEDDING


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photo by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Retired Corps member David Streans of Ponte Vedra Beach speaks with winter recruits before a recent training day at the Jacksonville Beach lifeguard station.



Recruits test their mettle in water


pool with their hands. .
"1, 2, 3, sweep," says Ruggiero as
she and her cohorts dive down to
locate a black rubber brick.
Later, the recruits tread water in
the deep end holding the brick over
their heads for 60-second intervals.
"That's a lot harder than it looks,"
Ruggiero, the daughter of a former
Olympic-caliber swimmer, exclaims.
-- Aftezt;;pushing bricks under water,
Sthe reccrul:- practiced compact
jumps from the high dive, simulat-
ing a water entry from a helicopter
or the end of the Jacksonville Beach
pier,
"Make yourself into a chair,"
Foster said.
The recruits finished the first half
of their training day performing a
basic lifesaving skill: one-arm car-
~ries.
Justice, a 23-year-old Army ser-
geant who served as a flight medic
.with the 111th Aviation Regiment
last year in Iraq and Afghanistan,
underscored the importance of peri-
odic pool testing.
"We do these drills to save your
life, a victim's life and to earn the
respect of the public," said Justice,
who was honored for her military
service by Gov. Charlie Crist, during
the March 8 State of the State
Address at the Florida Capitol. .
SEmahiser, who joined the Corps as
a recruit in the summer of 1994
after serving five years in the Navy,
said the final pool test for the win-
ter recruit class will resemble what
he endured in SAR school in San
Diego.
"It will be very similar," Emahiser
said.


er, and four high school students,
Kaity Morris of Providence,.
Catherine Woodcock of Nease,
Walley Meskel of Stanton Prep and
Anthony Delossantos of Paxon
School for Advanced Studies.
Sunday marked the ninth week of
recruit training and the first of sev-
eral pool tests before graduation day
on April 27.
TIhey opened the clay swimming
50-yrard ~'n~i'irs"ifen s a50 seconds, fol-
lowed by 100-yarders on two min-
utes with a 20-second rest.
Morris, a former water polo player
from South Africa, swan the 100's in
under 80 seconds.
"Now we're going to swim 20
more 50's on 50 seconds," said
Foster from the pool deck, "but for
every question you answer correctly,
I'll knock off a 50."
"Morris. Which flag flies on the
northside of the peg?" Foster asked.
"The American flag, sir," Morris
answered.
"Good. Now you owe me 18."
At one point, Foster added anoth-
er 50 because a recruit was late hit-
ting the wall.
"That was 51seconds..That one
doesn't count," said Foster, a 12-
year veteran of the Corps..
"Morris. W~hat is the definition of
drowning?"
'After the Q&TA laps, the recruits
were ordered to swim 200 yards in
under four minutes. All six clocked
in around three minutes, led by
Morris at 2:34.
Next up, the recruits practiced
mock rescues in the deep end with
Foster and veteran Corps members
Allison J~ustice and Rob Emahiser


serving as victims.
Justice, a flight medic with the
Florida Army National Guard, and
Emahiser, a former Navy search and
rescue swimmer, were not there to
provide moral support.
There job was to bb~ as combative
as possible.
"The object in this pool test is to
get the victim to the side," Foster
told the recruits lined up on the Iw::
pool deck with ciralige fojrpedo
buoys in hand.
"On active/unassisted rescues, the
victim will try to take the buoy and
wear you out."
Emahiser, who spent two years as
a SAR swimmer on a Navy cruiser,
was such a difficult victim that at
one point a male recruit had to
abort his rescue.
"Everything you do should be
nice and relaxed," assistant instruc-
tor Demian Lewis told the recruits,
"because if you panic, the victim
will panic."
Recruits are schooled in dry-land
techniques to brake the frantic grips
of panicked victims, along with spe-
cial holds.
They also utilize their ubiquitous
buoys to tow victims to shore.
"Nice grip, Santos," Foster telfs a
recruit, who exits the pool with his
chest heaving from the arduous
exercise.
"Let's talk about Code X."
'In a drill designed to search and
rescue a submerged victim, recruits
first cross their wrists.in an X pat-
tern to signal the emergency status.
Then with their eyes closed simu-
lating ocean conditions, they scan
the bottom of UNF's 12-foot-deep


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST

ne of the most unique
Sin northeast Florida is
"Menorcan Family
Favorites."
The cookbook' is about 10
years old and includes
recipes collected by the
Menorcan d'ultural Society in
St. Augustine.
The Menorcans (sometimes
spelled Minor'cans) are the
descendants of early Florida
colonists who primarily
came from the island of
Menorca off the coast of
Spain but also came from
Greece, Italy, France, and
Corsica. They arrived in
Florida in 1768.
After working as contract
laborers under harsh condi-
tions at an indigo plantation
in New Smyrna, in 1777 the
Menorcans were given per-
mission to leave the planta-
tion.
They traveled on foot to
St. Augustine where they and
their families settled and
many of their descendants
still live, said Carol Lopez
Bradshaw, a descendant of


pepper, said Lopez Bradshaw.
Some claim that the
Menorcans brought it with
them to Florida or that the
pepper is a hybrid of other
types of peppers which the
Menorcans grew after arriv-
ing in Florida.
What is generally accepted
is that it has a unique hot
and flavorful taste and it
"grows best in St.
Augustine."
Sauces, jellies, and relishes
made with Datil peppers
accompany seafood and
other dishes. Whole datil
peppers are also ingredients
in many Menorcan dishes
such as Shrimp Pilou or
Clam Chowder.
Tomato-based Menorcan
Clam Chowder is frequently
found on the menu at local
restaurants, said Lopez
Bradshaw. Pilau is main
course with rice that is often
made with shrimp but can
also be made with chicken or
pork.
Fromajadas are cheese pas-
tries made the night before
Easter Sunday. The


be grown in northeast
Florida.
Many of these recipes were
part of "every day life" for
the Menorcans, some had
never been written down
before and had been passed
down through the families,
said Lopez Bradshw.
Seafood was an important
part of the diet of the
Menorcan families. Local
fish and other seafood was
plentiful in St. Augustine as
it probably had been on the
island of Menorca, she said.
Mullet, considered by
some as "trash fish," was
prized by the Menorcan fam-
ilies.
When they heard the call
of "mullet on the beach,"
Lopez Bradshaw's parents
and siblings (and other
Menorcan families) spent
many June evenings on the
beach catching the fish.
After the fish were cleaned,
the women fried them over
Open fires and served them
with grits, she said.
The Menorcans are also
well known for the use of
datil peppers in their cook-
ing. No one knows with cer-
tainty the origin of the datil


the Menorcans and
President of the Menorcan
Cultural Society.
Lopez Bradshaw grew up
in St. Augustine and lives
there in a house built by her
great~ grandparents in 1878.
The history of the
Menorcans is the American
story of people leaving their
home country to build a bet-
ter life in what was to
become the United States.
The descendants of the
original Menorcans number
around 15,000 in the St.
Augustine area, she said. .
In the 1980s the Menorcan
Cultural Society was formed
to preserve the history and
culture of the Menorcans.
"Menorcan Family
Favorites" contains recipes
brought by the Menorcans
from their European home
and recipes that made use of
what was available or could


photo by KATHY NICOLETiTI
The "Menorcan Family Favorites" Cookbook is one of the ways
Carol Lopez Bradshaw and the membership of the Menorcan
Cultural Society preserves the history and culture of the
Menorcan people in St. Augustine. Bradshaw is shown with the
cookbook and a photograph of her grandmother Beatrice Tyler
Lopez, who was a member of the Rogero family.


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Dreams come

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No doubt one of the
saddest sights in
humanity is a child
who will likely die young.
In 1991, I was on a cruise
in Russia and Ukraine on the
Dnieper River.
Along with our group of
U.S. travel agents, there were
Soviet firemen who had
foiglht the flames in the
infamous 1986 Chernobyl
nuclear power plant disaster,
which may have caused
thousands of cancer deaths
and birth defects.
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or if they even knew clearly
what had happened to Ithem?
But we knew, so we weren't
very happy cruisers.
I thought of that situation
after I was reminded recently
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devoted to granting th'e
dreams of children living or
being, treated for a life-
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On my Soviet river cruise,
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However, without a swim-
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on American cruise ships,
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Cont. from A-8
Menorcans brought this tradi-
tion with them from Menorca
and some of their descendants
continue to prepare them
today.
On Menorca, the young
Smen would travel from house
to house on the night before
Easter, singing for the resi- .
dents in the hope of receiving
some of the Fromajadas, said .
Lopez Bradshaw.
"All ingredients could be
found in the back yard" for
Rosa's Menorcan Yams, accord-
ing to "Menorcan Family
Favorites,
Lopez Brads~haw recalls look-
ing forward to enjoying
Menorcan Christmas Candy as
a child. This special coconut
treat was made by her great
aunt only once a year for the
holidays.

The following recipes are
recipes for Menorcan dishes;
all except for Minorcan
Christmas Candy are from
"Menorcan Family Favorites."
For more information about
the Menorcans or about the
cookbook, visit www.menor-
cansociety.net.

Fromajadas
(Ka'y David fr~om a recipe
from Josephine and Ethel
Pellicer)

Crust:
6 cups of all purpose flour
6 tsp. baking powder
11Ib. Crisco
3 tsp. salt
6 tsp. sugar
Sift all dry ingredients
together and cut in the Crisco.
Add approximately three-quar-
ters cup of ice water and mix
until dough forms into a ball.

Filling:
6 large eggs
4 heaping tsp. baking pow-
der
pinch of salt
1 lb. grated cheese
1 T sugar

Add approximately a quarter
cup of flour to thicken.
Roll a ping pong size ball of
dough into a circle. P~ut about
one tablespoon of the filling
in the middle, fold the dough
and pinch the edges. Cut a
Cross on top and bake on a
Cookie sheet on the middle
rack of the oven at 400 -
degrees for about 12 minutes '
or tintil golden~ brow.

Shrimp Pilau


(Glenda Delany Frawley
from Virgie Pacetti Delany's
(her mother) recipe)

one-half lb. bacon, cut up
5 stalks of celery, diced
2-3 datil peppers
salt, pepper, and garlic to
taste
6 large onions
2 28 oz. cans diced toma-
toes
3 lbs. shrimp
3 cups Uncle Bens's original
rice

Boil shrimp in a separate pot
until just barely pink, remove
from heat (save water). Cul.
shrimp into bite size pieces, if
needed.
In cast iron big pot, saut6
bacon, onions, celery, toma-
toes, cut up datil pepper (1),
salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook
until tomatoes are brownish
and mushy soft.
Use directions on box of
rice. Use water from boiled
shrimp instead of plain water.
Add shrimp and tomato mix-
ture to rice and cook accord-
ing to rice directions, put
whole datil peppers in now
and salt and pepper to taste.
May have to cook longer than
directions on box because of ,
water in shrimp. Simmer until
all liquid is absorbed and rice
is done.

Clam Chowder
(V.J. Usina Jr. family)

7 large cans tomatoes
1 lb. salt bacon, cut into
cubes
4 or 5 lbs. onions, cut up
datil peppers (as many as
you like)
Spices: 5 bay leaves, thyme,
and marjoram to taste
3 medium cans tomato
sauce
2 gallons of clams, chopped
5 lbs. potatoes, cut up
salt and pepper to taste
Cook down salt bacon in
iron pot. Remove most of it.
Then add the onions and
lightly brown. Add tomatoes
and tomato sauce and cook
down until thick. Water may
be added. Add potatoes, clams,
and spices, and cook over low
heat. Keep tasting until you
think it is just right. Then add
the datil peppers to taste and
let cook some more. Cooked
salt bacon may be put back
irito pot if you like it more
salty. Be careful it doesn't
scorch or burn.


photo by KATHY NICOLETITI
The "Menorcan Family
Favorites" Cookbook (above)
is one of the ways Carol
Lopez Bradshaw and the
membership of the Menorcan
Cultural Society preserves the
history and culture of the
Menorcan people in St.
Augustine.

Rosa's Menorcan Yams
(Sally Reyes Walton from a
recipe'"from Grandmother
Rosa Leonardi's kitchen.")

6 fresh large sweet potatoes
or 2 large cans sweet potatoes,
cut into pieces
one-quarter cup fresh
oranges or jar of sweet orange
marmalade
1 cup brown sugar
one-half cup or more cane
syrup
2 T cinnamon
4 whole cloves

.Mix together oranges,
brown sugar, cane syrup, cin-
namon, and cloves. Pour over
sweet potatoes. Bake until
hot/thick with syrup.
Minorcan Christmas
Candy
(Carol Lopez Bradshaw)

3 cups fresh grated coconut
2 cups granulated sugar
one-half cup coconut milk
3 T white Karo syrup
Stir coconut, sugar, and
milk to blend well, then add
syrup. Cook over low heat,
stirring constantly until mix-
ture becomes thick and heavy.
Drop in small spoonfuls
onto waxed paper or buttered
cookie sheet and allow to
harden.
(If prepared coconut is used,
soak a quarter cup of coconut
in warm milk for 1 hour; then
strain to get cocontit milk\.}
Candy improvej \ith age if
kept in tightly covered tin.


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Two out of the top three
Duval County statewide win-
ners in Reflections, a national
PTA sponsored event, are
from Fletcher High School.
Awards of excellence win-
ners were senior
Cameron J. Pfahler (litera-
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David P. Kidder (dance).
Fletcher senior Ijawn M.
Gibson (dance), Fletcher
Middle student Fiona H.
Robertson- (film/video) and
Vanessa P. Whittington
(dance) of Jacksonville Beach
elementary earned awards of
Ahterit. .

Beaches Chapel School in
r Neptune Beach is raising
funds for a new playground
by sponsoring a 5K Race on
Saturday, May 3.
The, 3.1-mile race begins at
8:30 a.m. and will weave
through Neptune Beach.
Jaguars mascot Jaxson Deville
will be on hand to sign auto-
graphs and take pictures with
the kids.


For more information, visit
beacheschapel.com.

On May 31st and June 1,
the North Florida office of
The Princeton Review will
offer a free practice SAT and
ACT practice tests in ack-
scinville, from 9 a.m. to 1
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.St. Johns River Community
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Florida .~: Teaphy ;
Certification Exam review
workshops at the Ponte
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Workshops offered include
reviews in math, English and
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Review classes are non-credl-
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Mayport Elementary campus.
Lurns also had a representa-
tive from Builders Care speak
to the students about how the
nonprofit organization helps
refurbish homes of elderly
and disabled people in the
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"The kids watched a DVD
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Simply thinking about what's
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part of the curriculum. And it '
makes thtehr feel so good

Students recently collected
food and clothing for the lost
boys of Sudan living in
Jacksonville.
After moving to
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were living in an apartment
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by a fire last month. The boys
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Nathan Blake, a fifth grader at
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The Senators were able to
take advantage early against
Stanton racking up 10 hits
and scoring nine runs in the
weather-delayed first inning.
Fletcher's Trevor Adeeb
opened the
game with a
single. Ryan
Mahoney fol-
lowed with a
single and
Adeeb scored
on a botched
throw b
Stanton.
Corey
Franklin drove
ih Mahoney
on the following at-bat. Sean
Brown and Houston Brown
followed Franklin with hits,
loading the bases. After James
Dillon went down on strikes
for the inning's first out, Nick
Reedy belted a shot to right,
scoring both Johnny Williams,


who was running for Franklin,
and Sean Brown.
Tanner Gregg then followed
with another single, Fletcher's
seventh hit in its first eight
batters, loading the bases for
Will Campbell.
Officials

due to light-
"I ~ ~ning midway tipdpa
through
69P8)Campbell's at-
bat.
The ball-


Shour later, and
so did
Fletcher's domination of
Stanton starter Jason Pertmer.
Pertmer walked Campbell,
sending in Houston Brown
and extending the lead to 5-0
with just one out.
Adeeb singled again, his sec-
ond hit of the inning, driving
in Reedy, anid Gregg scored on
another Stanton error.
Mahoney singled in Campbell
and Franklin scored Adeeb,
giving Fletcher a 9-0 lead in
the first inning.
Scott Sitz took the mound

Satn odaonmuc ini t
first
Pertmer seemed to settle
down a bit in the second,
holding Fletcher to two hits
and no additional runs.
The Blue Devils got on
board in the bottom of the
second when Dylan Wall belt-
ed a triple, driving in a run,
and Stanton's lone score of
the game.
After a quiet third inning,
the Senators pounded Stanton
reliever Tyrler Ross in the
fourth, adding six more runs
to the lead.
Reedy drove in Houston
Brown, Campbell singled in
Dillon and Reedy scored on a
sacrifice fly from Mahoney.
Franklin also drove in a run
Iri the inning and Adeeb,
IGregg and Campbell each
added a run for Fl'etcher.
The Senators would go on
to score one more run in the
fifth and final inning, taking
home their second tourna-
ment championship this sea-
son.
Fletcher also defeated
Stanton in the season-opening
Bakers Sports Tournament
played at First Coast High
School.
uThis, and the Bakers tour-
nament we did at the begin-
ning of the season, really help
with the district and the con-
ference," Kevin Brown said.


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER

If the Fletcher High School
baseball team could meet
Stanton Prep in the state
championship game, chances
are the Senators would have
loads of confidence.
For the second time this sea-
son, Fletcher (13-6, 3-3
District 1-6A) defeated the
Blue Devils in a championship
game, this time a dominating
16-1 win in the All-American
Spring Tournament played at
Mandarin High School. .
"He had run out of pitch-
ing," Fletcher head coach
Kevin Brown said, referring to
Stanton head coach Joel
Davis' line-up. "That's what
these tournaments do, that's
why we play in them'. He had
to pitch a bunch of guys to
get here. He had to throw his
centerfielder today."


Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Senators first baseman James Dillon scoops up a ground ball in the championship game of the
AII-American Spring Tournament last Thursday. Fletcher won the title with a 16-1 victory over
Stanton Prep in a game played at Mandarin High.


though they were out of
pitchers," Brown said. "I've
seen guys go up there and not
have the focus and whiff,
whiff, wrhiff.
"But our guys went up; there
and started tagging."lt was
everybody, it wasn't one guy.
That's what happens. They've
(Stanton) got a good team,
they were just down to the
bottom of the barrel and that's
what happens to you."
Fletcher heads into its final
regular-season games this
week both against distrct
opponent Orange Park High
School, and both, according to
Brown, must-win games.
If Fletcher sweeps the
Raiders this week, it will be in
a three-way tie for the top
seed in the district.
"When you get a three-way
tie, anything can happen,"
Brown said. "You have to go
through this five-way tie-
breaker and I'd rather be there
than the number four or five
seed. So we need to win both
games~against Orange Park."
Fletcher travels to~ play the
Raiders on Thursday and then
hosts the Orange Park ballclub
Friday at home.
Both games are slated for 7
p~m.~


Franklin led Fletcher at the
plate, hitting
4-for-4,
including a
double and T u
three runs T u
batted in, thought the
Adeeb, 'icel~
Mahoney, picesI
Houston gO Up th
Brown, haetef
Dillon, Reedy, hv h
Gregg and Whiff, whiff
pgeahha two Wnt Up th
hits for the ed tagging

Reey dov body, it wi
in three runs They've ge
and scored
twice. but they w
Campbell --to the~bette
twic andref and thr
drove in a pens to yo
pair,
Sitz struck
out six batters
and allowed
seven hits on -- Ker
the mound. Senatok
Kevin
Brown credit-
ed the


group should have been tour-
nament MVP,
especially
when the
it w hi itFletcheir
fit e hi it offense sput-
w~ere out of tered.
"We were
seen guyS lucky," Brown
e and not said. "M~ichael
Is ad whffJohnson
s an whffpitched on
ut our guyS Monday,
3 an s~it-Reedy pitched
e an strt-on TIuesday
was every.. and then we
had Scottie
't one guy. (Sitz) today.
Good team ''"The pitch-
ers were MVPs
e just down of, th tum-
Sof the bar- ment because
they kept us
wvihat hap- in this thing."
Fletcher
beat Paxon in
the opening
game 6-0 and
followed up
Brown 'with a 7-4
etad coach win over dis-
trict rival and
tourney host
'Mandarin
High to earn a shot at the title
game against Stanton.
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Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Fletcher third baseman Houston Brown fires to first after fielding
a ground ball last Thursday against Stanton in the championship
game of the AII-American Spring Tournament played at
Mandarin High School.


Senators' pitching staff with
the tournament champi-
onship, saying the hurlers as a


with cancer.
Joplin is only a 30-minute drive from
Northeastern Oklahoma, but Loyd said he still
needed to be closer to his sister.
"I wanted to be around her. That's why I left
college coaching," Loyd recalled.
"Joplin had fallen on hard times, but we had
two decent years [3-2 and 4;1 in conference
play]. I'm glad I did it. I wouldn't change any-
thing."
Garrick McGee, a former all-american quar-
terback at Northeastern Oklahoma, said Loyd's
biggest achievement as a junior college coach
was not winning more than 87 percent of his
games, but his ability to mentor a "melting
pot" of players.
"Coach Loyd cared about you as a person,
not just as an athlete," said Mc~ee in a phone
interview from his office at the University of
Arkansas, where he is the quarterback coach
under Bobby Petrino.
"He attacks problems, not people."
Loyd left Vero Beach in 1984 to sign with the
USFL's Oklahoma Outlaws.
He played behind Doug Williams when the
Outlaws went 6-10 in their inaugural year.
After that season, Loyd accepted his first
high school coaching job at Tulsa Memonial
Highwas told, 'You will not win here,' Loyd
recalled.
"But our first season, we were 6-4 and went
for two against Tulsa Union and got beat 7-6."
At Tulsa Memorial, Loyd installed an early
version of the one-back offense, a scheme he
brought from the USFL.
Even during his early days at Vero Beach,
Loyd knew how to dismantle a defense.
"Mike taught us plenty about attacking the
secondary," recalled Livings.
After Loyd went 31-13 in four years at Tulsa
Memorial, his offensive exploits caught the eye
of junior college coach Glen Wolfe, then the
head coach at Northeastern Oklahoma.
Wolfe, who won a national title in 1980,
hired Loyd in 1990 to be his offensive coordi-
nator and heir apparent.
"Glen wanted to learn more about throwing
the football," Loyd recalled. "At the time, a
wide-open formation was three wide receivers
or split backs with two wide receivers."
Loyd ran a balanced, one-back attack for the
See LOYD, page B-8


(Part two of two parts)


1980, Livings compiled a 103-22-4 record at
Alabama's Jeff Davis High.
"He's the Bear Bryant of high school foot-
ball," said current Vero Beach High football
coach Gary Coggin in a recent phone inter-
view.
"Once you coach for Billy, you admire him
so much. There came a point where he no
longer coached kids, he coached coaches."
Loyd fondly remembers his two short sea-
sons under Livings, first as a secondary coach
and later as Vero's offensive coordinator.
According to Loyd, Livings was a Bobby
Bowden-like figure who treated his players and
coaches with the utmost respect.
Coggin said,Livings was a "father figure" to
coaches in two states and a person of "high
ethics."
"He didn't embarrass you on the field. He
allowed you to coach,"
recalled Coggin, who coached
) with Livings in Alabama and
high school succeeded him a VeroBea ch
lot an egO "He never talked about win-
I think it's a ning, only about improving."
Greg Ahrens, the assistant
work with principal at Vero Beach High
and teach and a faar r assistnt nsotball
life lessons. Livings was a slow-pitch soft-
odm etitive, ballfanatic who hied assistant
'coaches such as Loyd based on
wrong. But their softball prowess.
the most "I ran an ad for a coach who
could play outfield, hit long
ng. balls and also coach quarter-
babcks," Livings recalled in a
~~ phone interview from his
vacation home near Auburn,
e Loyd Ala.
dra High "Mike Loyd was not only a
all coach good coach, but he had a great
rapport with the kids. You
knew he was going to be a
head coach one day on the college level."
Livings (211-85 in 26 years at Vero Beach)
was a former University of. Kentucky center
who modeled his coaching career on the teach-
ings of Bryant and Vince Lombardi.
"Everybody followed what Coach Bryant did
in those days," said Livings, who won a state
title at Montgomery's Jeff Davis High in 1978
And coached in Alabama for 20 years before


By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

In21 years as a head football coach, Mike
had a losing record.
In five years at Northeastern Oklahoma ATM
College, Loyd went 47-7. His winning perc~ent-
age (.870) is still the best in school history.
But steering down-on-its-luck Joplin (Mo.)
High to a break-even season in 1997 and a
share of its first conference crown in more
than a decade may have been Loyd's most
memorable gridiron accomplishment.
"We won the Ozark Conference for the first
time in 11 years. When I reflect back on it, that
might have been one of my better coaching
jobs," Loyd, the newly hired
head football coach at Ponte .................
Vedra High School, recalled in "'"'~~~"~'~"'~"
a recent interview. COachin
Better because Loyd, 51, got
more out of less, took a tough football is
challenge and succeeded, and thing for me
sacrificed his own personal
gain to boost the confidence privilege te
of 's wat Loyd learned in his yugmn
first high school coaching stint them some
in Florida under legendary I'm Ve y
Vero Beach High football
coach Billy Livings. don't get mr
"He had a great personality that's not
and a great way with kids,"
Loyd said about Livings, who important th
retired from coaching in 2005
as the state's third winningest ~~~~
coach of all time.
"He was a people guy and -- Nik
the kids loved him. He always Ponte V;
had a smile on his face and he head fool
never went higher than the
high school level."


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1978: Mike Loyd threw for 1,300 yards as a
senior quarterback at Missouri Southern.

coming to Florida.
"I also studied what Vince Lombardi did or
said. And I read all the books John Wooden
wrote. "
One tenet Livings lived by: If a team con-
stantly improves, winning will take care of
itself.
"I think the No. 1 thing that I learned from
Coach Livings was that you have to treat your
kids with respect," said Loyd, whose worst reg-
ular-season mark was 5-5 in 1996 and '97 at
Joplin High.
"I know that sounds corny, but I really feel
like our job is to build self-esteem, not tear it
down. You treat kids the way you want your
own kids to be treated. I even did that at col-
lege."
Oklahoma innovator

Loyd stepped down as Northeastern
Oklahoma's head coach in 1995 for a very per-
sonal reason: His older sister was terminally ill


Sunshine State kickoff

In 1982, Loyd had just spent the summer
playing pro football in Canada when he was
offered a job coaching defensive backs at Vero
Beach High, where Livings had led the Indians
to the Class 4A title the year before,
Before being courted to the Sunshine State in









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Sheepshead fishing better with each tide change


WIMPY SUTTON
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caught eight snapper to seven
pounds, three grouper to 14
pounds, a pair of flounder and
a dozen sea bass.
Veteran angler John Dyrssen
fished the canal with Ray
Meadows last Thursday. They
had to~work hard to net their
four speckled trout and a
flounder.
David King with his wife
Marsha and friends Bill and
Ann White gave us our best
out of town report this week.
They Spent ten days fishing
and sight-seeing Panama. On
one day they caught 30 pea-
cock bass and on another
picked''ip 25 rainbow trout.
Most all of their fish were
caught on artificial.
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teamed up with Richard
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last Friday along the big jetties
and caught 18 sheepshead to
six pounds and a 27-pound
red.
On the Jacksonville Beach
Pier last week, Jeremy Martin
brought a 35-pound drum over
the rail. Maria Gibson used
dead shrimp around the pil-
ings tot snag a six-pound
sheepshead. Other anglers
caught whiting, drum, yellow-
mouth and blues. Lots of
muddy water hurt the fishing
over much of the week.
Buck Gergley fished on the
"King Neptune" last Thursday
and caught two snapper to
seven pounds and an 18-
pound jack.
James Gergley, Matt
Hamilton and Eric Goldstein
on the "Head Hunter"
anchored only once an caught
45 sheepshead. They released
17 other sheepshead and also
caught a pair of reds.
Al W~iltshire and John
Burroughs anchored in the
river near their N.A.S. spot last
Monday morning and caught
five drum, two trout and 30
croakers.
Capt. Dave Sipler and hiS
guests Steve Titus and his son
Reese fished the river for 12
trout to 19 pounds and two
sheepshead. On a second trip
with Nick Watson, Capt. Dave
reports a catch of 10 trout, five
yellowmnouth, four reds and
several blues and jacks.
Larry "Fishman" Finch
fished the surf in Jax Beach last
Thursday and caught six pom-
pano and 25 whiting. Lary
reports the pompano have
arrived and he continues to
use sand fleas as his favorite
bait.
Capt. Chris Rooney, William
Goodling, John Barrineau and
Allen from Charleston were
the last ones in last Sunday,
but their long ride paid off as
usual. They iced down eight
snapper to seven pounds, two
~grouper, a 30-pound cobia and
dozens of sea bass and big bee-
liners. .
Capt. Fred Hinkle with Eddie
.Smith and Jamie and John
Graf fished from the "Daze
Off" last week and brought
home eight snapper, a grouper,
40 sea bass and five triggers.
,,,;Capt. E~ddjeSmith, Dan -


party grounds remains
the best bet for another
week. The sheepshead fishing
last week just got better on
each tide change. Muddy water
cooled the surf fishing a bit
but that will change as soon as
the wind changes.
Capt. Scott Reynolds and the
anglers on the "King Neptune"
reported great action on each
trip last week. Sunday was par-
ticularly good. The "Neptune"
report included 30 snapper
with their largest weighing 32
pounds. Other catches includ-
ed a king, a 16-pound grouper,
a big blackfin, two flounder, a
Spanish and lots of beeliners
and sea bass.
Both Wednesday and
Thursday were excellent days .
aboard the "Mayport Princess."
On Wednesday, Houston
Stevens led the catching with
his three 10-pound snapper
and a stringer full of sea bass
and beeliners.
On Thursday, anglers piled
25 snapper on the cleaning
table along with four big cobia,
the largest a 50-pounder.
Coolers were also filled with
extra large beeliners and sea
bass
Capt. Dennis Young, fishing
out of Jacksonville Marine on
his "Sea Dancer" with Duane
Schmidt and Clayton Doerr


Photos submitted
ABOVE: Anna and Tyler Thompson caught these trout and croakers fishing the river recently with
their grandfather, Capt. John Bell, aboard the Renegade
BELOW: Lou Denicola, Bill Wilderotter, ~Jackie Anderson, Morris Anderson and Ed Jack with their
great catch of snapper and a 65-pound cobia, caught with Capt. Dennis Young on the Sea Dancer.


Ayscue, Fred Hinkle,
Bob Morrison and
Danny Parker took the ~S
"Turtle" boat to the
party grounds last
week and boxed six
snapper to 21 pounds,
an 18-pound grouper,
43 sea bass and 10 bee-
liners.
Good Fishin'.
Results from the
Xtreme Redfish
Tournament March 29
1. Chuck ;Dehlinger
and Bob Morris, 13.08
lbs. $2,030 ~ e
2. Raymond
McCauley and Steve
Laveck, 12.94, $1,0540
3. Bobby McMillan
and Tim Yeager,
12.81, $540
4. George Atelevich and
Nick Atelevich, 12.61, $365
$!;pavid (1RpC1 andlhfk .,l


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Capt. Bob Ulrich, fishing with his wife Sarah about 25 miles east
of Mayport on March 22, caught this 27-pound red snapper
along with a clozen other snapper.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


Quarterback Christian Ponder
has become the leading con-
tender to replace Drew
Weatherford behind center.
Scrimmages have displayed
Ponder's prowess.
Senor Gregg Carr, who is
bouncing back after a groin
injury, recently caught three
passes from Ponder and com-
bined Bert Reed and Richard
Goodman, totalled 16 catches
for 236 yards.
The Jimbo Fisher look seems
to be "catching on" over there
in Seminole land if you'll
excuse the pun.
Wile critics still talk about
venerable Bobby Bowden retir-
ing, old Bobby just keeps
going. It's as if his 70s are his
40s.
If Joe Paterno can keep
coaching Penn State at 81 years
of age, why not Bowden at' 79?
Meanwhile, there is good
news for Jaguars fans: The
team opened its piggy bank to
ensure both head coach Jack
Del Rio and QB David Garrard
will be wearing Teal and Black
for the foreseeable future.


and make a one-handed grab
for another 11 yards.
Mareno was on the field for
only 14 first-half snaps.
That's just enough to tease
the fans who want more,
tc~Quarterback Matthew
Stafford was used sparingly, but
wasn't held out. He's a valuable
-.man to the Dogs, but Richt is
willing to take a chance on
Stafford not getting killed in an
~exhibition as Florida coach
-,3 ..Urban Meyer is with his phe-
L1 nom, Tim Tebow,, who has
been held out of action.
REX EDMVONDSON Tebow is trying to let an
PRESS BOX injury heal. The former Nease
High star is everything to the
Gators --- well, along with
teams aren't right up there receiver/running back Percy
with the winners. Harvin. .
Georgia fans took the rain in The latest word is that
stride Saturday up in Athens, Harvin had surgery on his
seeing some good plays includ- right heel Monday. Apparently
ing a 50-yard field goal and the procedure went well, but
some fine catches. But they Harvin won't be playing again
were denied and big plays by until preseason practice in the
new hero running back summer.
Knowshon Mareno, who That's a headache for Meyer.
played only long enough to Little wonder then that he
gain 16 yards on the ground orders Tebow guarded like a


Brinks truck.
The Gators aren't crying,
however. They know they have
talent running out of their
ears, but just the same Meyer
would like to emerge from
Saturday's spring game with
everybody in pretty good
shape.
The Harvin injury, Meyer
says, isn't one that should
bother the player in the fall.
Nevertheless, having an impor-
tant figure ailing is not good.
On the brighter side, Meyer
says things are definitely look-
ing better along the defensive
line. He cited Matt Patchen as
one reason.
The freshman has so
impressed the staff, coaches
expect Patchen to have an
immediate impact when the
season opens.
Some cheer has also been
heard from Tallahassee where
new (well, second year) offen-
sive coordinator Jimbo Fisher
hopes to instill spunk into a
sagging Seminoles attack.
Fisher likes the way his wide-
outs are improving. .


est 17-3 in favor of the Red
squad in rainy conditions, a
crowd of about 20,000 seemed
both pleased and expecting
more.
Richt's problems that his
Dawgs will probably be higlhly-
ranked in next fall's preseason
polls. It'll be tough for Georgia
to live up to such lofty projec-
tions.
Still, most coaches would
gladly accept that particular
problem. They'd rather have to
live up to a high ranking than
explain to fans and those who
pay their salaries why their


ball coaches when it
comes to spring games.
The fans never seem to be con-
tent with what they see, or else
go home so elated they can't
imagine a less than undefeated
national championship season
in the making,
Georgia coach Mark Richt,
who watched most of his
Bulldogs in action from the
press box before joining them
on the field, said he was satis-
fied with most of what he saw.
Although the score yas a mod-


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have supported the BFAS and its
programs: Programs that have
become a vital part of our com-
munity's cultural enjoyment,
appreciation and education. The
organization has brought music,
theatre, dance and art from all
over the world to our little cor-
ner of the globe. BFAS produces
eight free performances annual-
ly and with its outreach pro- -
gram gets children involved in


the arts.
The new duathlon will help
continue that heritage. In light of
the severe state cuts in funding,
it is more important than ever
for us to support BFAS.
The fine arts series ends on
April 6 with Grammy-winning
choral group Chanticleer. The
triathlons resume May 1'7. More
about BFAS and its events can be
found at beachesfinearts.org.


triathlons, held once a month
in MayJune and July, generate
$95,000.
Now the BFAS has


Tie cuts are coming, the
cuts are coming. Those
words are striking fear into
'the hearts of
schools and arts
organizations
everywhere. In
ode svhmsedraround 30 bucks

on their property d
taxes the quality
of life in our fine
state is set to take
a dive.
Budget cuts, due
to the reduced
amount of proper-
ty tax collected' BOB F
311 e iiae eleen- RUNNIN
tary school PE, magnet school
busing, middle school athletics
and the venerable Brain Brawl
competition.
SThat's just the beginning.
rs I How many underpaid teachers'
heads will be sent rolling before
it is all over?
School kids elijoying music in
the classroom better make~ the
most of it, who knows when
They will hear it again,
Legislators are getting their
|guillotines oiled up for their
favorite sacrificial lamb: The
Arts. No theatre, gallery or fine
arts group will escape.
The threat of the knife has
not been ignored by the Beaches
Fine Arts Series. Since 1972, the
organization has brought world-
class musical performers to our
area. There is no telling how
Many lives have been positively
affected by the BFAS. Moreover,
they have done it without
charging anyone a dime.
But BFAS is not sitting back on
its heels waiting for a sucker
punch; its plan is to become less
dependent on the whims of on-
again off-again! state subsidies.
"They've told us not to expect
anything," said BFAS director, ,
Kathy Wallis, of Duval County's
contribution.
About 15 percent of the BFAS
annual budget of $350,000
came fro Duval. The Cultural
Council of Jacksonville provided
another $52,000, all money that
BFAS won't see.
Now in its 22nd season, the
Beaches Fine Arts Series
8 Triathlons have grown not only
in the number of people'
involved in them but in their
importance to the BFAS organi-
zation. The popular sprint


added a new
event, a duathlon,
to its lineup in
order to help
cover the gap in
funding and also
to bring another
group of partici-
pants into the
game.
"Quite a few
people have said
they would love
to do our
triathlons but a~re
afraid of the

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SBFAS.
They can forget; their water
phobia, for the duathlon, set for
April l9 at 8 a.m., will consist of
two 2-mile runs and a 12-mile
bike race. The course will be
entirely inside the developing
Nocatee area along CR210 in
Ponte Vedra.
Wallis said:'People have been
amazed at the beautiful area. It
is a wonderful place for a race
and there is very little traffic.
"This is an event that anyone
can do, it takes iery little train-
ing and it's an easy race for a
cyclist, only 12 miles. They can
even do it' as a team," Wallis
continued. "It starts with a two-
mile run, then a 12-mile bike
race, then finiishes with another '
two-mile run."
The earmark of the BFAS
sprint triathlons has always
been creative, unique awards,
attractive tee shirts, first-class
organization, great goody bags
and valuable raffle drawings.
The duathlon will be no differ-
ent. A carbon frameset worth-
$1,699 has been donated by
Bike Fitters in Ponte Vedra. All
the duathlon's participants are
eligible to win.
Since 1986, the triathlons


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The Ponte Vedra Woman's Club holds a Fine Wine Gala from 7-9 p.m. April 23 at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Fresh Market, 840 A1A North. Tickets are $30, with all proceeds going to the club's schol-
arship fund for high school seniors. Among those getting ready for the event are, from left, gala
co-chair Judy Marcos, store manager Ken Adair and club president Virginia Meadows. Tickets will
be on sale from 1-5 p.m. April 12 and April 19 at Fresh Market. Tickets also are available from any
Ponte Vedra Woman's Club member and will be sold at the door,


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The Beaches Leader/ edra Leader


Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at 12 p.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club.
Speaker will be Dr. Terry
Hashay. The cost to non-mem-
bers is $15. For information, call
club president Neil Powell at
343-3571 or visit www.beach-
eskiwanis.com.

Beaches Used Book Sale:
Friends of the Beaches Branch
Library holds its semi-annual
used book sale from April 10-13
in the Community Room of the
Neptune Beach library, 600
Third Street. Hours are 10 a.m.-
5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, ~1-4
p.m. Sunday. Sunday also is half
price and bag day. A bag can be
purchased for $7 and filled up.
There is no limit on bags.

Birding and FotoFest:
Florida's sixth annual Birding
and Foto Fest will be held.April
10-13 and headquartered at the
GTM Research Reserve. Events
take pace from Ft. George
Island in Jackisonville south-
ward to Flagler County's
Tomoka State Park. For schedule
and registration, go to
www.Getaway4nature.com or
call 1-800-514- 3849.

Biloxi Blues: A Veterans
Appreciation Night presenta-
tion of Neil Simon's "Biloxi
Blues" begins at 7:30 p.m. at the
s mliht oThea~tre,Au 11 stre
Cost of the one-night-only
event is $110. Tickets for veter-
ans, their families and friends
are free. For information, call
806-6510 or 825-1164 or visit
www.Limelight-Theatr~e.org.

Douglas Anderson: Douglas
Anderson School of the Arts has
two performances remaining. A
Children's Dance Concert, fea-
turing Douglas Anderson,
Lavilla School of the Arts and
Pine Forrest, will be presented
April 10 and April 11. Daytime
show times for students are 9:30
a.m. and 11:30 a.m.; the cost is
$2. The evening show time is
7:30 p.m.; cost depends on seat-
ing. Call the school at 346-5620
for ticket arrangements. The
Douglas Anderson Spring
Concert will be held at 7:30
p.m. May 9'

Epic Celebration: The 13th
annual EPIC Celebration of
Spring begins at 6 p.m: Aipril 10
with ."An Evening with EPlc
Chefs" at the Serenata Beach
Club in Ponte Vedra Beach.
"Flower and Garden Expo" will
be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April
19 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20
at the St. Johns Agricultural
Center. The second annual
"Brunch in the Gardens,"
catered by Raintree Restaurant,
will open at 8:30 a.m. April 2.0.
The 12th annual "A Taste of St.
Augustine," with more than 30
area restaurants participating'
will be held from 12-9 p.m.
April 26. The event will be held
at the St. Augustine
Amphitheatre. For details, go to
www.epiccommunityservices.0r
g or call 904-829-3295. All pro.
ceeds will be used to assist chil-
dren and families in need of
counseling and mentoring sev-
ices 'throughout St. Johns
County.

Foundation Academy: The
Foundation Academy, 107 3rd
~St. S., Jacksonville Beach, is
holding a series of ongoing
events. On April 10, there will
be an elementary musical/st1-


dent-led conference. The spring
musical, "How to Succeed in
Business Without Really
Trying," will be performed May
2-4 and May 9-11. There will be
another student-led conference
May 22 before the school year
wraps up with graduation May
29.

Oklahoma: The musical
"Oklahoma" will be on stage at
7:30 p.m. April 10-12 in
Jacksonville University's
Swisher Theatre. The state of
Oklahoma celebrates its centen-
nial this year. "Oklahoma" was
Rodgers and Hammerstein's first
collaboration.

RWCDF: The Republic
Women's Club of Duval
Federated meets at River City
Brewing Company, 835
Museum Dr. The session begins
with a social at 11:30 a.m., fol-
lowed by the meeting at 12 p.m.
Speaker Emily Rose will talk
about FEMA and Katrina, the
Role of Politics on the Ground.
Cost to attend is $25 with a
reservation, $30 at the door. For
information, call Phyllis at 221-
1617.

Friday, April 11
Butterfly Program: The
Florida Department of
Environmental Protection's

Re reato o r aM mgle Bea
hosts a program on butterflies
that begins at 10 a.m.
Participants will learn about the


butterflies' behavior and life
cycle and get some gardening
tips. Event admission is includ-
ed in the regular park entrance
fee of $4 per carload of two to
eight people, $3 for one person
in a carl and $1 per pedestrian or
bicyclist. RSVP by calling 386-
517-2086. For information, visit
www.floridastateparks.org/gam-
blerogers.

Engdahl Exhibition: A
David Engdahl Sculpture
Exhibition opens at the Cultural
Center at aPonte Vedra Beach
with a Gallery Exhibition for
the community from 6:30-8
p.m. A private reception for
Renaissance Society Members
will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Engdahl's laminated wood
sculptures have been exhibited
throughout the United States
and in US. embassies in
Bahrain, Latvia, Angola and
Zimbabwe. Attendees will have
the opportunity to meet
Engdahl and listen to the
Milestone Jazz Trio. A Special
Artist's Gallery Presentation will
be held from 5-6 p.m. April 17.

FRA. Dinner: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts a
"Chicken Cordon Bieu Dinner"
from 5-8 p.m. at the Branch
Home, 390 Mayport Road,
Atlantic Beach. A $10 donation
is requested for each dinner,

Caad th u hdc ial ays nite e
to dinner. The music of Doug
Bracey entertains from 9 p.m.-1
a.m.


Wednesday, Aipril 9
A Fine Wine Gala: Tickets
will be on sale at Fresh Market,
840 A1A North, from 10 a.m.-5
p.m. April 12 and April 19 for
the Ponte Vedra Woman's
Club's Fine Wine Gala. The
fundraising event will be held
from 7-9 p.m. April 23 at the
Ponte Vedra Beach store.
Tickets, which cost $30, also can
be purchased from any club
member and will be sold at the
door the night of the event. All
proceeds benefit the PVWC's
scholarship fund for local high
school seniors. Event co-chairs
are Joy Roberson and Judy
Marcos. For information, call
280-8186.

E~xcna ane Clubi-b~~ The
Jacksonville Beaches, which
meets at 8:30 a.m. each Friday
and offers speakers at Selva
Marina Coimtry Club, Atlantic
Beach, also participates on off..
Friday days. April 9 is the
Exchange Club Family Center-
Child Abuse Prevention
Luncheon and Conference at
the Sawgrass Marriott. April 11
is a casino fundraiser for
Mission House at Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church in
Ponte Vedra Beach. Non-mem-
bers can attend the Friday meet-
ings and have their first break-
fast free. For information or to
join, call 318-7162, e-mail
j moris on@j axb each exch ange-
club.com or visit
www.j axbeachexchangeclub .co
m

Grief Support Group: A
Grief Support Group for
Women meets from 6-7:30 p.m.
the second and fourth
Wednesday of every month at
Beaches Women's Partnership,
1122 Thir~dSt., Neptune Beach.
Women grieving the death of a
loved one are welcome to


attend. For information call
249-1450.

Jazz in Black Box: In the
final jazz performance of the
year on the Jacksonville
University campus, JU students
put on the spring edition of Jazz
in the Black Box Theatre. The
event, which begins at 7:30
p.m. in the Studio Theatre, will
present performances by the
Jacksonville University Student
Jazz Combos. It culminates with
guest airtist/world class drum-
mer Ulysses "Bim" Owens, JU
artist-in-residence/1ocal legend
guitarist Gary Starling and pro-
fessor of saxophone and record-
ing artist John Ricci.
SNewvcoriers "`of Beaches:
Newcom~ers of- t~he ~Beahes
holds its monthly luncheon at
1'1 a.m. at the Casa Marina
Hotel, 691 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach..The event,
which includes lunch, features
the annual Spring Fashion
Show presented by Stein Mart.
For information or to join, call
Bonnie Lynch at 904-821-9002.

Ponte Vedra Chamber: The
Ponte Vedra Chamnber of
Commerce holds a before-hours
gathering from 7:30-8:30 a.m.
at Elizabeth's CafE6, 1soo
Sawgrass Village Dr. The event is
sponsored by Beaches Chapel
by Hardage-Giddens. Members
and firs't-time guests are free.

Ribault Garden Club:
Rosann McFarland of Procter
Ace Floral Emporium II leads a
hands-on workshop, "Simply
Spring," that starts at 10 a.m. at
Ribaulf: Garden Club's Fun with
Flowers. Cost is $15, and reser-
vations are a must. Call 273-
8053 to make a reservation.-
Attendees are asked to bring
clippers. The Ribault Garden
Club is at 705 2nd Ave. N.,


Jacksonville Beach. .

VFW Auxiliary: The Ladies
Auxiliary of Greater Beaches
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
3270 meets at 7 p.m. at 915 8th
Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Members are encouraged to
bring a guest. For information,
call 249-7366.

.VSA Festival: VSA Arts
festival 2008, which began
April 8, rnms through April 11 at
the Cummer Museum. The arts
festival offers more than 2,500
students with disabilities an
opportunity to experience art
~projects in ~the Cummer
Gardens, Art Connections and
galleries. Anyone interested in
v gS~nteering% otit!holyi~eair's festi-
v aisihould calll~ope McMath at
904-355-0630.

Writers in Residence: The
Flagler College Writers-in-
Residence program presents
poet Kent Shaw, who reads from
"Calenture" at 7 p.m. in the
Ringhaver Student Center,
Gamache-Koger Room, 50
Sevilla St., St. Augustine. The
program is free. For informa-
tion, call 819-6455 or visit
www.flagler.edu/writers.

Thursday A ril 10
Beaches GOP: The
Republican Club of the Beaches,
instead of its regular monthly
meeting, holds a social gather-
ing that starts at 7 p.m. at
Ragtime, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. The club invites
all Beaches. Republicans to
attend, meet members and
meet Republican candidates for
office. For information about
joining RCOB or about the
social gathering, call Ed Raube
at 246-7979.

Beaches Kitvanis: The


Service Guide cont.
648 Pressure Washing
650 Painting
651 Pest Control
652 Plumbing
653 Pools
654 Photography
655 Rain Gutters
660 RemodeVConst.
665 Repairs
670 Roofing
675 Sprinkler& Wells


680 Upholstery
685 Walipapering
690 Water Treatment
Health Services
700 Massage Therapy
710 Health Care Serc.
730 Caregivers
For Sale
soo ver Sale
805 Music & Instr.
810 Antiques
815 Auctions
820 Wanted to Buy
825 Trade
830 Consignment
Garage Sales
840 Garage Sales
850 Jax Beach
852 Neptune Beach
854 Atlantic Beach
856 Mayport
857 Ponte Vedra
858 West Beaches
859 Jacksonville
860 Flea Market
862 Estate Sales
Tran portation
905 Ato Rental
915 Boats
930 Motorcycles
950 Campers/RV's
970 TrucksNans
980 Automobiles


Announcements
400 Notices
405 Travel
415 Personals
420 Legal Services
425 Legal Notices
440 Misc. Lost/Found


Employment
500 P-T Help Wanted
510 F-T Help Wanted
520 Job Services
630 Bus. Opportunity
540 Child Care
550 Work Wanted
555 Career/Seminars
Service Guide
6 Sea sioes
601 Air Conditioning
602 Alterations
607 Auto/Boat Detaili n'
608 Auto Repair
6 Bso,..... Srie
612 Carpet
els catering
els cleaning
616 Computer Services
618 Electronics
619 Electrical Services
620 Equip. Rentals ~
622 Fences
623 Finan. Services
625 Firewo d
634 Lawn Mower
Services
635 Lawn Svel
Landscpg
636 Locksmith
637 Marine Consf.
638 Marine/Boating
640 Concrete/Masonry
645 Moving & Storage


Real Estate .
100 Real Estate
110 Lots/Land for Sale
120 Homes for Sale
125 Real Estate
Wanted
130 Condos for Sale
140 Mortgages
150 Mobile Homes
for Sale
180 Comm.Property


Rentals .
200 Rental
215 Home forRent
225 Wanted to Rent
230 Condo for Rent
240 M.H. for Rent
260 Vacation Rental
270 Rental to Share
275 Room for Rent
280 Office Space
285 Comm. Rental


Friday
Exchange Club: The

Eackh nvlle Becheso meehe
fb :3 -830rya.m. It Se

Selva Marina Drive, Atlantic
Beach. For in ormation a out
speakers and programs, the
club website is
www jabec excha 1 rlb.c

is info@j axbeachexchange-
cub.c m.c ror inf rimationn

tact Jack Morison at 904-318-
7162 or at
j morison@j axbeachexchange-
club.com.

Fletcher Alums: A Fletcher
alumni group meets at 11:45
a.m. the second Fri ay 0f every '
month at Gne's S~eafo d
restaurant on Pnman Road i
Jacksonville Beach-

Ocean Waves Quilters: The
Ocean Wta sseQuilters meet at
10 a~. thesecon Friay o

Pesbmteitahn aC uc. Vhed
groups makes quilts for
Hospice. For information, call
Mary ou Seeger at 2379.


bers, $15 for non-members.
BC is I cateid fr t 855n Joasle
904-730-2100, ext. 221.

Overeaters Anonymous:
Overeaters Anonymous meets
at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at
Baptist Beaches East Pavilion.
Etr left ao Main 7En4 nc.



Le5sns u iritual E rchhme t
Lessons and Meditation will be
held at 7:30 p.m. at the Ribault
Garden Center, corner of 7th
Street North and 2nd Avenue
North, Jacksonville Beach. A
love offering will be collected.
Call 246-0186 for information.

Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30-8:45
a.m. in the administration
building of the Ponte Vedra
Inn and Club. Coffee is served.
For more information, call
Michael Steele at 904-910-1982
or visit http://pontve-
drabeach.freetoasthost.net.
Yoafor Health: Yoa for
Health &T Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at


the Neptune Beach Senior

deind frn tseT seuct t
attend a regular class but want


Leslie Lyne at the Senior
Activity Center, 270-1688, or
call the teacher, Nancy
Rathburn, at 386-6453.

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

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

Republican Club of
Beaches: The Republican Club
of the Beaches meets the sec-
ond Thursday of each month
at 7 p.m. For information
about the club or to join, call
Ed Raube at 246-7979.


WednesdayS
Art Association: The Pablo
Twm rs A~rt0 Associationilm~ee s
4158 for information.
Cancer 5 port Gro p: The
Cancer Support Group at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
meets at 6 p.m. at the Florida

OffcrBuidin geB on the hsi
tal campus. Call 247-2910 for
information. ,

Grief Support Group for
Women: A Grief .Support
Group for Women meets from
6-7:30 p.m. the second and
fourth Wednesdays of every
month at Beaches Women's
Partnership 1122 .Third St ,
Neptune Beach. Women gniey-
ing the death of a loved one
are welcome to attend. For
information, call the partner-
ship at 249-1450.

Music Appreciation: The
Jewish Community Alliance
b ings music to life the second
Wenes ay of each month.
Music appreciation will be
held from 7:30 .m. to 9 p.m
The annual fee is $10 for mem-


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SOUTH VILANO Beach, 28R/2BA town-
house, private be2 h acc ss, $9C5 3 o
RalltElizabet 96 -106. Flrd os
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/2BA town-
hme o ar ba2e and H nna Parkd

ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, fireplace,
W/D, 3 blocks to town center & beach.
$1150/mo. (904)742-6423.
NEPTUNE BEACH, studio w/garage, 1.5
blocks from ocean, No pets. $725/mo. in"
cludes W/D. Call Rick 891-2345.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/ 2BA, 1 car garage.
new paint & tile floors, WID, fireplace,
vulte ceiling s yI ght4 Ien 3& updated.

PONTE VEDRA Lakes, 3/2, new paint &
carpet, lots of closets, pool++~, $1300/mo-
285-5260.
1 BLOCK to ocean, 120 Ist Ave. S., JB.
0 R/1A ,Cre&dt ecs 0 6. WDHU.

AQUATIC GARDENS, 3BR/2BA, WID,

AHLAANTI 9C7H 3R/820 6 me, 1300sf.

bechtosteRs so ten s cou~r & sbat Part
dr Ple gb ak are cu ityil 6se~m,Vk
Lane. $1250/mo. 629-2628.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside
2BR/ BA con~d w/clubA oolouu t step t
241-4141
ATLANTIC BEACH
OCEAN VIEW

prvae ytodwn ejaczz,B Arl,2balcon es
1 deck, over 1800sf, 1852 Beach Ave.
$1850/mo, 463-0343.

Efficincy ,$e650/mo. lBR/1BA, $750/mo.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/2BA condo; just 7 a
Sloctkhto can!4Uik newl! $1200/mo. All

SOUTH JAX. Beach, 202 S. 25th Ave.
Remodeled 1st floor duplex. Large.

tr amns,d. bLo s/Dto beh Les
Credit/ Background check. NS, NP
247-7909 leave message.

1 R/1BBAEA$ 0/mo 65 -3 7, t8003-o n,
2BR/2BA APARTMENT, 2 biks to ocean,
CH&A. $950/mo. No Pets. Call 625-1881.
GREAT 00 EANVIEW
1BR balcony, ceramic tile floors, WDHU,
walk-in closet, assigned parking, $875/mo-
($900 w/washer+dryer). Ocean View,
1B ches7A artm nt .comN. 9325.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 1
block to ocean. clean. No Pets. $675/mo.
642-1214 and 241-1219.


LG 3BR/ 2BA, garage, fenced yard. 912
Penman Rd. $1400/mo. Rent to own.
710-8083or 824-6813.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Pool, tennis & more! $1150/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
No JX Bc~h 30R2A A6 blk~s fro ocean,

JAXBEACH 16th Ave S. & Roberts Dr.
3BR/2BA, CH&A, screened porch, fenced
yard, garage, $1250/mo. 891-0606.
JAX BEACH- 930 S. 1st Ave., 1100sf.
3/1, new wood flooring, bath & kit., W/D &i
DW. $900/mo. AII South Realty, 241-4141.
SOUTH JAX BCH
3/2.5, 1856st. Luxury Townhome
$1650/mo. Lease to Own $2290/mo.
(800)935-8347 ext. 106.
Weselijaxhomes.com
REMODELED 3BR/ 2BA, 798 TritonRd
$1400/mo. Rent to own. 710-8083 or 824-
6813.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, wood floors,
1200sf., $1250/mo. .TDO MGMNT.
(904)246-1125.

sgeN fmily hA ,2 3B Is2 A,b ni e-
m9dld -7D (5 05r gre, $1575/mo

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, Great area,
fr~es~h)2 ant 6DOU. 8No pt28 $1300/mo.



PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applian-
ces, washer/ dryer, many amenities.
$950/mo. 472-0914.
2BR/2BA THE Palms, marshviewn,
$1 025/mo. includes water. 434-3456.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, beautifully decorated with
wood floors and tile. $995/mo. 868-6886.

PBO BA VED5RAmoSumtmemo Ho~use.
(904)687-9371.
PO TE VEDR ,Summrr Housae 1BRe w
ties. $850/mo. Avail. 5/1. Pets welcome.
(904)448-5591.


ciins, was w/ d ye poo fte
Only $995/ mo. (904) 472-4039.
PONTE VEDRA Beautiful 2BR/ 2.5BA,
W4, .frpic., on pond. $1150/mo. (904)742-
2BR/ 1BA, w/garage in PVB; $975/mo.;
walk to bars, restaurants, beach, golf.
Pets OK. 424-7396
PVB GRAND Cay, 2/2 $1050/mo., Ocean
Grove, clean and updated 1/1, ground fir,
S$775/mo, 2/2 $995/mo 3rd fir. The Palms,
furnished 2/2 $1150/nio, unfurn 2/2
N1e 0mo cVh eni h3/ nrd fr $80mo
Florida Coastal Realty: 904-249-7676 #2.
SPACIOUS. CONDO at The Palms. 3/2
w/garage, $1200/mo., 242-91 73.
PALMS @ Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA,
gated community, all amenities, 2 pools,
tennis. $850/mo. 880-4881, 607-4476.
THE POINTE at Ponte Vedra, 3BR/2BA
with 1 car garage. Enclosed Sun Porch
with views of Lagoon and Golf Course.
Newly remodeled. $2500/mo.. For appt
call 716-1838 or 716-1139.
PVB OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA w/loft.
Overlooks pool and on lake. Must rent.
$1,000. Andy 588-4295 or Ken 251-5370.
PONTE VEDRA, East of A1A, Short walk
to the ocean. 2/2, 1100sf. w/garge & fire-
place. Granite kit & baths. New tile, Oil
rubpedcbroz uiti8 lp mb fxues .N1
pets/ smoking..Call (904)881-0895.a
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 1st fldor,
2BR/2BA, hardwood floors, granite, marsh
view, $1000/mo. 904-61 3-7605.
2/2 CONDO, PV Bch, gated wlamenities.
Call David 29416940.
Newly renovated 1/1; partially furnished,
$825/mo. Call Maryanne, (904)537-6161.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake .view, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
WID included, 2 pools, tennis' court,
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see. $1195/me.
(904)993-0567.


PABLO POINT 3BR/ 2BA, Ig fenced yard,
pol, 2000sf, recently remodeled. Avail.
pone 1 st. $1590/mo. 463-2845.
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE, 891 6th Ave.
So., lyr. new, 3BR/2.5BA, 1700sf, ma tr
suite w/jacuzzi, balcony, tile first floor,
W/D included, 2 car garage, fenced yard.
Small dogs considered, $1500/mo. +1/mo
dep. Call 249-6150.
N. JAX BCH, 3/1+ office. Newly remod-
ated stnora gr eod, f Ocd'kbacky~a~rd
4630 '
JAX BEACH- near ocean, 3BR/1BA-
CH/A. Lease, references required. 218 4th
Ave. South. $1195/mo. (904)221-4134,
(904)703-5518
NEPTUNE BCH, 3BR/ 2BA on cul-de-sac.
Close to school, fenced yard. No pets.
$1200/mo. 403-3831 or 733-2023.


NORTH CAROLINA- All Waterfront Com.
munity nearly 70% sold out. Only 5 mi-
nutes from ICW. Don't miss this excep-
tional opportunity. Call Developer Directly
@ (919)971-8445.

NEpPTUNE BCH, i blockcto oea ,8 2 ag
1210 & 1212 1st St. 910-1072.
SPECIALIZING IN Distress sales, foreclo-
sures & motivated sellers at the beaches
Call Marie Farrell today! 742-8534 Remax
Coastal RE.

Ciw, veryp la~tS, bi trs wat rfa Irse
large public lake nearby, $49,500 call now
(866)789-8535-
"SELLING? Homes /condos list for 4.5%.
Full service MLS broker. SEA STATE Re-
alty Corp. (904)537-0679.
ASHEVILLE, NC Mountain Acreage
Homesites From $49,000 Excellent financ-
ing available Call (877)890-5253 x3973
www.seeriverhighlandsny.com.

NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH! 1 or 2-1/2

Facok GalG te de! (6) -4o5 no~r
www sunsiteslandrush.com.


A RARE find. 2 buildable lots, S. Jax Bch.
Priced $25K below appraisal. $365K.
(904}221-9198, (912)266-0912.
WATERFRONT (ICW), Jax Beach'
1/4 acre building lot in Ocean Forest. Last
one. Great view and neighborhood. Navi-
gable ICW access. $525K. 321-251-6786.
3/4 ACRE lot on Fort Geor e Rd. near Big
Talbot Island. Offered bel w appraisal at
$149,000. 249-0346.
MAYPORT- LARGE mobile home lt iy
water; 966 Pioneer Dr, Best ottffer
249-0346.
10+/- ACRE Estate Mountain Lots. Highly
dC i abe Iocataio lewendH j eadssfao
Lake Glenville, golf courses, shopping
and restaurants. Contact David at
(706)854-6731.

riesN EnpitinA 3400RO ar NrIak Lpm .
Ovr800 mi es of sh~or~e91ne5 CallLoarkegi t

www.Iakeside realty-tn.com

Gw t~hA dream! New 1800sf l c r.
package. Near FL/GA border. 90 minutes
Jacksonville. Pbtential to subdivide! Excel-
11ent financing. Call now (800)898-4409, x




PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass, Oak Bridge
pa k2 ike sting $99,0 (e3 2)6 44035 .
hopeyourwellO yahoo.com
BEAUTIFUL DOLPHIN COVE home,
3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $250,000. (904)686-
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05
SOUTHSIDE AREA, 3/1 C.B. home,
10,000sf lot, new everything! Windows to
Travertine. Call Elizabeth 962-3106. Flori-
da Coastal Realty. ,
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR /2BA; beautiful
townhome on lake. End unit. .Asking
$174,000 OBO. (904)894-5043
STOP WASTING GAS!
We're open online
Search for homes on
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WEEKLY OPEN HOUSE
View our Open House schedule at
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Phyllis Staines, LRealtor .


SMOTHER INY-tW SUITE WIT sm
THIS HOME AND AN EXTRA LOT.
POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING.
Neptune Bch property looking out to- the
ICW. Currently used as a duplex with
mother-in-law suite. Fully rented. 2BR/
1.5BA down, 2BR/ 2BA up, 1BR/ 1BA
mother-in-law suite up. House on a corner
lot. Vacant lot Marsh Point Blvd. Asking
$499,900. Call (904)543-1150.
3BR/ 2BA, approx. 1600sf brick home.
2 car gar., close to beaches, Isle of Palrns.
$249,820100.98wner pays 2% of closing

JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace'
2 car gara e, new appliances, $299,900.

W CEA FRN CO AGE AUCTION
100 FT. on ocean in S. Ponte Vedra,
$1,000,000 value. Will be sacrificed to
highest bidder Sunday evening. Open for
inspection 26 tuday onande SunBd y
Broker/ Owner (904)535-9915.

5BAO, WATE F ONT /honterbcoatl ~
screened-in porch. $695,000. 220-8696-
SOUTH JAX.BCH
3/2.5, 1856sf. Luxury Townhome. Motivat-
ed Seller $324,900. (800)935-8347 x102.
Weselljaxhomes.com
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-
$410K. (904)860-3239. MLS#418228
S. JAX Bch- Pre-forclosure. 2700+sf,
4BR/ 4BA in move-in condition. MAKE
OFFER. Call Marie Farrell 742-8534 Re-
max Coastal RE.

u eAN geBEeACeH, nr aW 4B eA
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$209,900. (904)280-2728 ly. msg.
WATER-FRONT INTRACOASTAL VIEW
5/3 inlgogund poola h sa, gate retmml k

Coonas r. $94,500. 241-4447 Help-U-Sell

STARTER HOME, Southside area,
3BR/1BA w/large fenced yard, completely
renovated. Priced $10K below market.
$119K for quick sale. Payments around
$900/mo.. Alan (904)534-0997.
OLD ATLANTIC BEACH, 345 4th St.
Charming 4+BR/2.5BA, genuine 2123sf
hodflos fie wae, Iw elty fcd yr,
detached 2 car garage with studio/ office
rom.bGrheaa lcation 5oc~k~s os bche
4 streets to Town Center. All on 75'x150'
lot. Drive by, fall in love! Call for an appt.
(904)242-0203. $699K. FSBO.



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


MAYPORT/ ATL Bch., Brick townhome'
CH&A, WDHU. 2 & 3BR's, $750 &
$875/mo. 724-9994, Ashley
wwwK owi beach 0-1 10th Ave. No.,
2BR/ 1BA, $800/mo laundry room in build-
ing. Credit check. No pets. 514-8530.
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1100sf., WDHU, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard. $1050/mo. +sec. dep.,
887 8th Ave. South, (904)608-6678.
CLOSE TO Base, like new, very quiet,
1BR/1BA, laundry on premises, water,
electric, and satellite TV included. Small
pets ok. $650/mo. 247-4221.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome
2BR/2BA new carpet, fenced back yard,
1158 Songbird Lane, $790/mo, $700 dep.
280-2728 leave message.
NEPTUNE BCH, 2nd St. Studio w/ ga-
3ae $0/mo. incl. water. Pet ok. Call
20tR~-945


BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED 2/2.5 PV
Beach condo w/ pool and tennis,
$189,900. 1055 Seahawk Dr. N. Call
904-704-5071.
JAX BEACH- the Palms, gated, 2BR/ 2BA
new luxury condo w/ garage. Vaulted ceil-
in~g wash r/ deryerupool& itnes Ol

FSBO, VILLAS @ Marsh Landing, beauti-
ful, completely furnished, upgraded, 2/2,
garage, golf course view, screened ~lanai,
Was $200,000. Now $185,000, 887-5005.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Sevilla, 2BR/2BA,
o 01 flo ed uht dGa ed ('ommu ity apn
shutters thruout, Newly remodeled kitch-
en, covered parking. $222,000.
(904)881-5214.


AGE 62 or over? No need to lose your
home or go into bankruptcy. No more
mrt ageb tyetr. eCall ad sees Thersa
help you. Call 223-1886.



$60845 1Admimal's Walk. (904)285-4459'



MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri;-
vte lo~ts. Near9Mayport Naval Station, no

JAX BEACH- half block to ocean,
2BR/1BA, upstairs unit with landscape,
courtyard and in-ground pool, remodeled
in "O4", $1200/mo. Call Elizabeth 962-
3106. Florida Coastal Realty.
ATL BCH, Courtyards, 2/2, ceramic tile"
WDHU, $800/mo. TDO Management.
246-1125.

APtRIL FREE! 1BR/mBA, Summer House
$775/mo. (904)704-9885-
2/1, S. Jax Beh ground floor duplex. 8
blocks to beacn. $950/mo. Owner/ realtor
(904)465-3053.

IETN 4BC1, $9/ m3MagT ola ,M -

PONTE VEDRA, Treehouse at the beach.
2BR/2BA: condo, high ceilings 1200sf ,

rams of A. 109 o sJae 3 ells 6a3
6375.

AB 2 story tnownhomee.o4ablocks to2 / ch
196 Poinsettia St. 629-2628.
1/2 BLOCK ocean Large 2 3BR/1BA.
Available now! $1200/mo. 399-2070.
ATLANTlC BACH, BR Wbmev ienacb
4/1. 219-2481.'
ATLANTIC BEACH. Great 1BR w/garage.
tie~p~sto b0 c~h, $850/mo. (904)910-1108,

1 BLOCK to ocean, very nice 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, fireplace, WDHU, located at 170
1s A 6. S., JB. $875/mo. credit check.

JAX BCH near ocean 1 & 2BR apts.,
lease, references, $750- $795/mo,
222 4th Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.
JAX BEACH 2BR/1.5BA, 4 blocks to
beach, large fenced yard, 438 5th Ave. S-
$965/mo. 525-6896.
SUMMER SANDS Townhouse, 2/2.5, ga-
rage, lawn service, W/D, pool, $1150/mo-
+dep. 208 Windswept Cir. 246-6043-
1BR APT, 1 block from beach, $700/mo.
water incl. No pets. 607-7425-
VERY NICE 3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
lyrnvated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampsted Ct. $1100/mo
891-0606.
''" '"" 'ST#X'BCH'" ''
.': nZ\BRRTAPTSPE n ~
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
EFFICIENCY OLD AB, two blocks beach.
W/D, full kitchen. Non-smoke'r Small pet
considered. Available 5/1, $800/mo. in.
cludes utilities.. 233-4205.
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.
NEPTUNE BEACH, newly renovated
2BR/2BA, 3 blocks to ocean. WDHU. -
$850/mo. (904)742-6423.
NEPTUNE BEACH Townhome '
2B7R15 BA,(90N~o379Pes, $900/mo.

JAX BCH townhouse, 2BR/ 1.5BA w/ frplc-
Close to beach & hospital. Rear deck, &
balcony, Ceramic tile & carpet, new paint,

Wppt. 21 150406 emt 4.sCee tudr 21.Calr
JAX' BEACH- 3BR/2BA, condo wth W/D,
urptl Re. IGy 2a41 4 ace. $110 mo. All
NEPTUNE BEACH- 2BR/1BA,jst
2 blocks to ocean! WDHU. $895/mo.Al
South Realty, 241-4141.
WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
r~amic tile, apprx h90Nsf.1320 4t 8t. rn
$825/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.
2BR, CH/A, WDHU, 1st Ave. S. Credit
check. $875/mo. 891-0606.


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ATIAN IC4BbElCH dupbee c2BR/1dBAo r

incud. dA il /690580. all 1- 8Water
ARLINGTON, MONUMENT Rd., Hidden
Villas, new, 3/2.5 townhome, $1195/mo.
TDO Management (904)246-1125.
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 2/1, fenced
yard, East Coast Dr. Avail. May.
$000/mo. Call Rick 891-2345. ,
OCEANFRONT- 3BR/2BA condo in S-

x100/o AIP Suth Rebaht 21- 141moe!


3R2NBT fresh pa Ht, new arp t, f ened
yard. $1100/mo. 463-41 04-
IMMACULATE PVB, 3BR/2BA, 2100sf
home on beautiful lake, gated community,
cl house, poIl tennishcourt walking

lyr. lease. $2000/mo, 2yr. lease.
$1950/mo. 707-2376. .
3212 ANTIGUA Drive- Ocean Cay Devel-
opment. 4BR/3BA, 2 car garage. Quiet
neig borhoo Sh rt0 al to bleach, stn-
891-2136or 254-0122.
3BR/2BA HOME in Atlantic Bch ( press
Ca~nd gg)ilargen graakee, lud07mh. nupu
early pay incentive. Call 241-7942 or 502-
0285.
PVB- DOLPHIN Cove 3BR/2BA, w/great
room & garage. Large fenced backyard,
patio. On cul-de-sac, newly renovated.
23540 00.3 61ep )viable mid May,

VILLAGES OF PABLO, 3/2, fenced yard,
comm nty pool. Ready now! $130 /mo.'

ATANTIC BCH, 518 Selva Lakes Circle,
3/2, 2 car garage, $1400/mo, no pets,
904-994-4220.
S. JAX Beach- very nice 3/2 home located
3 1/2 blocks from the ocean. Screened-in
porch and large deck in backyard. NO
PETS or SMOKING. $1500/mo.. Call
(904)583-4115.

JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 2 car gaae
fireplace, fenced backyard. $137 / o
(904)607-9332-
PONTE VEDRA Rental -GREAT Place!
2/2 patio home, new apple, fresh paint,
vaulted ceiling. Golf course view & creek.
(904)838-3920. Avail 5/1. $1500/mo.
FORT CAROLINE partially furnished
home. 3/2, 1 car gar., fenced yard, com-
pletely renovated. Pets allowed.
$1250/mo. Call Maryanne 537-6161.
JAX BEACH, walk to ocean, 4/2 remod-
eled, $1475.mo., .18 Sandra Dr.,
336-572-2662.
I'ATRIUM, PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA,
fireplace,. 2 car garage, fenced yard,
lawn service. Unfurnished. $1190/mo.
910-4402 or 642-3517.
OAK HARBOR 3BR/2BA, CH&A, WDHU,
new appliances, carport, $1000/mo + dep.
3130 Green Cay Ave. 249-3214, 945-


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ADORABLE, 3/2, newly renovated home
in Ponte Vedra. Wood floors, fenced yard'
quiet neighborhood. $1195/mo. Lawn
service incl. 164 Eldorado Way Call 476-
5071.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ Mayport 935 Main St.
3BR/2BA, fenced yard, garage,
$1095/mo., 247-1049.


ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 363
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, fenced yard. good
location. $1050/mo. +deposit. 982-0416.

oks 00o beadA. $40/cmo. 5 1-P6 72
JAX BEACH, 2/2.5 townhome, tile/ carpet*
garage. $1 350/mo. TDO MGMNT.
(904)246-1125.
PONTE VEDRA- Spacious 4/3 home on
tTgon Nal a 141club! $2600/mo. AH


MTLANTIC BCH, 4BR/ 2BA, 405 Royal JAX BEACH 14th Ave. N. 1BR/1BA,
PlsorD~r $ 250/mo. Rent to own. 710- 1 block to b~each. Non-smoker. $895/mo.
8083 r 8246813.(904)2 996.


OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA, Ocean 14,
year lease. No pets. $1500/mo. +deposit.
334-2737.
OCEANFRONT, JACKSONVILLE Beach
South. 1BR/1BA units, pool, no pets. 1
parking space. Unfurnished 2nd floor cor-
ner unit, newly remodeled and beautiful.
All new -appliances, counters, cabinets
and floors. $1399/mo. Furnished 1st floor
Unit $1499/mo. Call (904)463-1 036.
PONTE VEDRA, Excellent 2BR/2BA, 2nd
floor, tree views all rooms, neutral colors,
almost new a pliances/ carpet, hig ceil-
be ch. D,095/mop. Jaet Iels 635-63k75to


PVB, SOLANO Cay, 3/2, garage, fenced
yard, $1350/mo. 315-6558.
NEPTUNE BEACH, walk to beach.
3BR/1.5BA, close to schools. $1350/mo. .
631-6582-
ATLANTIC BEACH West, 3/2, icar gar,
built 2005, very private, all marble floors,
granite countertops, all gas appliances,
replace, On tidal access to intercoastal.
$1700/mo. Richard 422-7424.


1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1BR/1BA $650 & $725/mo., Credit Check
(904)891-0606.
601 MAIN St., Atlantic Bch, 2BR/1BA, fire-
plraed cWe U,75s reene 1p~o6 CH&A.

ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, newer
interior, clean and move in ready, balcony,
2BR, WDHU, great parking. Short term/
pets OK. $990/mo., low utilities. 607-
2794.
NEAR PONTE NVed a, rl bloc bea h, nq

tile, kitchen and bath, 2BR/1BA, CH&A,
WndD e tldecdhe o sm kinmg Refe en
993-1118.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod.
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen.
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775hilo.
247-1417.


HISTORIC MWAYPORT FISHING VIL-
LAGE. Usa 2B ou 1itg tro t Ioad

P abmeedSt. reodss frdm Sn~g eons R
taurant. 247-1049 or 608-4325.
SAN .PABLO, Ibis Point, 3/2, fireplace
stinroom, 2100sf. $1495/mo. TDO Man-
a ement. 246-1125.
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
Vacation Home for Rent 4BR/4BA, week-
ly, monthly, yearly. Call (904)249-8269.
3GBREA TBEAhcHslocatio1 412 15th Ave S.
nice master, vaulted 12' ceilings through-
out. 1800sf. 51650/mo. +utilities.
(904)502-1377'
ATL. BCH, 2/1, LR, EIK, WDHU, 1000sf-
$950/mo. TDO MGMNT. (904)246-1125.


ACROSS FROM Ocean, like new, large
1BR, all amenities including WID, fitness,
pool. Short-term or long-term. Beautifully
furnished. $1450/mo. 386-5008.
OCEAN VIMW town ome at Ist St. 14th

2 le 9. 3B54AO 2 500/mo. utilityt es.

IMMACULATE PVB, OCEAN Grove, 3/2,
ground floor w/garage, beach access/
handicap access, AII new appliances In-
cluding washer/ dryer, pool, gym,
$1500/mo., Avail now. Approved pets wel-
conie. (904)813-0304.
2BR/2BA CONDO, Hodges near JTB.
/Dk$@le ms~h0d or On tbH dwood

OCEANVIEW, NEW 3/2, ig balcony. Con-
sider lease/ option.. 6mo.+ 463-7343.
1BR/1BA in The Grand Reserve, near
UNF/ Beaches. W/D included; Vaulted
ceiling; FP, Golf course side/ view. Ameni-
ties Include swimming pool, hot tub, gym,
volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts.
$850/mo. +$850/dep. Call 904-292-1719.
Ocean view, 3BR/2BA, 4th floor, garage
parking, pool. $1900/mo. East Coast Real-
ty, 247-4724.


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OCEAN FRONT
FSBO, 2BR/2BA, S. Jax Bch, great view,
overlooking pool and beach. $619K,
(904)241-0977.


TPC SHORT RENTAL OR LONGER
TERMI Totally renovated Marsh Landing
CC 4BR/ 2.5BA home. Also fumished,
4BR/ BA condo. (904)S37-4083.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
weekly All South Realty, 241-4141.


BLOCKS TO OCEAN, 3BR/2BA, hard- PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful
wood floors, $1399/mo. Pets ok. 321 9th townhome on lake. End unit. $950/mo.
St. N. 534-2120. (904)894-5043


JAX BEACH, Beautiful 3BR/2BA, 1700sf.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED efficiency 2 car garage, fireplace, washer/ dryer,
rnom. pol 41more! $950/mo. All South heonced ya lawn serybc~e2 reat neighbor-


OAK HARBO 3 ence acyar .
Near boat ramp & Mayport. Available 5/1. ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA, steps to
$975/mo. +security, 241-8003. ocean, famished.. $1100/mo... 887-5005.


BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOUSE in PVB,
2BR/2.5BA, completely remodeled, new
appliances, beautiful lake view, screened
in patio deck, 5 10 minutes from beach-
e20 owwgeo~cit esc6 /pv05/page2.htmi
JAX BEACH Condo, 1028 4th St. N.
2BR/2BA7A, irplc W/D. Available
5/1/8. 975mo.(Day) 904-402-4330,
(Eve) 904-786-2757.

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SAFETY AND TRAINING: Beaches
Technical company seeks Safety/ Training
Coordinator, Part-Time. Requires five
days a week, four hours a day. Must write
programs, manage training applications,
and oversee all elements of risk manage-
ment. Resumes to: mborns@cntre.com
EOE
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Computer sawy, knowledge of
ACT, Excel, and Word. Self- starter. Lo-
cated in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-5855.
WAREHOUSE/ INSIDE Sales, M-F,
12pm-5pm, for details e-mail resume to:
chris_newell~esproducts.com
CAREGIVER NEEDED for elderly lady,
24-hr. care, 3 or 4 days. Call
815-715-5210.

S A A
Residential housecleaning service acc pt
ihnardapp icartionsr foreenierge ic t spnbe
.positions starting at $10 hr. 246-7152.

SEEKING EXPERIENCED retail person
$8/hr 15 hrs per week. Fax resume to
904-223-5594 or Call 904-563-6010-
ENTHUSIASTIC, ENERGETIC, hard-
:,wer dutis oood drin jr codo mut
241-1000.
CbNo nRGsI ReE ETI oNIST n iah san
great part-time concierge/ receptionist po-
sition available from 4-8pm for a 20 hour
::rkaweek pAti Senio LivinndGpr pt o
benefits. Come join a team that has fun
serving our senior population. For more in-
formaton, calla ss0481-r900 Weliare l
San Pablo Road.
HOMnE HELPER
Part-time working with the elderly in our
Assisted Living Facility at premier retire-
ment community. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;

Fo~~,s~aftleetla9c~ E~94OE/eDr g-Frte
"BUSY SOUTH Jax Beach A/R & A/P
Dept. needs detail oriented Assistant,
10-15 hours per week. EOE/ Drug Free
Co. Fax resume, availability & salary
requirement to (904)273-0933.


IMMEDIATE OPENING. Foremen for
lawn/landscape company. Excellent pay.
Must have own transportation & clean DL.
Experience required. Contact Ron,
334-3311.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
SELVA MARINA Country Club is hiring
Chef, Sous Chef, Cooks & Servers. Apply
in person to: 1600 Selva Marina Dr., At-
lantic Bch. 246-4827.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed for busy
beaches office. Mon.- Fri., 8am-4:30pm,
$10.50/hr. Computer knowledge. attention
to detail, dependability a must. Fax
resume 270-1633.

CNAS
NEEDED for home health care. $11/hr.
To apply visit our website @ www nfhson-
lneeco th S acly Onp ron N ath Flord
241-1656.
VET RECEPTIONIST, Ponte Vedra. FT/
PT.Ex~p. revered. 44S2TW3T-F/ ee
fits/ 401K. Private country club requires
general maintenance, painting, cleaning,
geeal laborre sme security.mB Ickgroutnd
facil ities Oselvamarina.com or fax
(904)246-9121. DFWP.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Experienced Line Cooks needed to assist
in all aspects of our successful 10 yr. oper-
ation. Good pay d trheatepeople to wor
with the best. 285-0139.
NO TRUCK Driver Experience-No Prob-
lem. Wil-Trans Trucking Will Teach You
How to Drive. Company Sponsered CDL
Training. Be OTR in Three Weeks.
(888)368-1205. Must be 23.

PRES UREDWASHE needed Trainitng

supercleanservices Oyahoo.com
PONTE VEDRA office seeks individual to
answer multiple phone lines. Must be able
to transfer calls proficiently and absolutely
have skills in MS Word, Excel, and Out-
look. Applicants need an eye for detail and
should have knowledge in English gram-
mar rules. We are looking for someone
who is dependable and has a commitment
to good work. Submit resume to:
brokerbythebeach~att.net.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach hiring experienced fine dining serv-
.er. FT/ benefits/ 401(k). Email:
diningD@ elvamarina.com or apply in per-


WEB DEVELOPER Needed. Are you an
experienced Web Developer (PHP,
MySqi) looking for a new challenge? Do
you have IT architecture and web devel-
opment skills? Join one of the most inno-
vative online marketing firms. Email:
jhartman@yovia.com
OFFICE HELP needed. Word and Excel
experience helpful, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.,
benefits. Apply in person at Perschel &
Meyer Pest Mgmt between 9-10am or be-
tween 3-4pm at 1183 10th St. S. Jax
Beach.
VETERINARY HOSPITAL Kennel Attend-
ant/ Assistant. Exp. preferred, but not re-
quired. Must be energetic, personable, &
hardworking. Apply in person at 1210 N
3rd St., Jax Bch.
NA
FULL-Time all shifts available at a Premier
Rtirm nt C10mmunitywa gxeln d nf
ing environment. Applications available at
eanedin B vd, St nt c Bea h, FL; Faxeeo
(904)246-9447; email to: jobsl~fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
FULL & PART-TIME SERVERS & BEV-
ERAGE CART. Marsh Landing Country
Iru ginulP nt ~dad nach isncsu rn
banquet servers and beverage cart staff.
Excellent benefits offered to full time em-
nly es icc dnda s0k, lnu ncersvaca-
the Marsh Landing Clubhouse Tuesday -
Saturday. Call 285-6514 for directions-
ArBEACH DRIVERS
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
JACKSONVILLE GOLF & CC
FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVERS
Be part of our High Performing Team.
Immediate FT and PT positions available
for Servers who are dedicated ahnd quality
focused. Experience welcomed and en-
couraged, but we are also willing to train
enthusiastic learners with proven service
sit.Ap lications acaikable on tahe I u
pr on at 39J B HnB vlu Roduo Hdodg
Friday. Drug free workplace/EOE with ex-
cellent working conditions and benefits-
Contact Jane Norton at 223-5555 for addi-
tional details and application inquiries-
OPTOMETRY OFFICE
Seeking personable, reliable person for
Front Office. Phones, scheduling, insur-
ance. Will train if highly motivated. 285-
8448 ,
MEDICAL RECORDS Specialist, PT/FT in
busy Family Practice at beach. Must be
meticulous & organized. Job involves fil-
hnol rc ying faxing, phone calls. Flexible


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FULL & PART-TIME SERVERS & BEV-
ERAGE CART. Mar~sh Landing Country
Club in Ponte Vedra Beach is currently
hiring full & part-time dining room servers,
banquet servers and beverage cart staff.
Excellent benefits offered to full time em"
ployees including 401k, insurance, vaca-
tion days, sick days. Apply in person at
Sheurday hCaI 25-6 lu4b fr dirc ns
P/T RECEPTIONIST
Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a progres-
sive 165-bed skilled nursing and rehab fa-
cility, seeks an articulate, outgoing, self-

phone system & provide administrative as-
sistance as needed. Candidate must be
dependable, have a minimum of 6 months
clerical and telephone experience and
good multi-tasking abilities. Position hours
ae 2:00 sm-80 Op0m nSatra tnd 1S~uo

SEabreeze Avn u, J cso vle Bea h,

Keep the ArmyNkational GuardxpR lng. F
skills through career training. Be a Soldier
1 -800-GO-G UAR D.com/mechanic.
CAREGIVER NEEDED for elderly. $10/hr.
Must be flexible, must have own car
Background check req'd. 610-9047.


WAREHOUSE/ SHIPPING
Ha dle iinb a n~&outbound sh pmentsr &

73abinn sin Stars p r0-o1 irprrr ho
aed pSit 20 t 10302 Deerwood Park
DETAILERS, EXPERIENCE a plus, but
wiltl/n ort~auon. Srty d/hr p Ony sens
ous,E re701n6e hard workers need ap-

GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPE LABOR.
Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Ve-
deja Bah is currently seking lborE ne-
ence preferred. Must have strong work
etph .dExcellentabd fits after 90 days with
only at the Marsh Landing Clubhouse
Tuesday Saturday. Call 285-6514 for di-

HeARRY'S SEAFOOD
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Host/ Hostess & Ex-
perienced Line Cooks with open availabill-
ty. Apply within 1018 North 3rd St., Mon-
Fri, 2pm- 4pm.
S IYRDraW t eRSd (kleo, ales)
local worker, construction personnel (skil-
led and unskilled). (904)726-5661.
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office' experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume to 221-6504.
PURCHASING MANAGER- live and work
at the beach. Extremely organized, de-
tailed, self motivated individual needed for
growing industrial contractor. Responsible
for all aspects of purchasing., receipt of.
rnateoriaisranddback orders ea she Id hdin;
strong MS Office skills, Quick Books a
~uns. Competitive salary, 401k and full
er t"ilt rthum mpfs vsalarym re-
fax (904)246-8333.
CARI.'S SALON
BEACH PLAZA
Now oferingdstation ertals.


EXPERIENCED Bookkeeper Winustomer BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
Service experience for busy beaches needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
printing company. Fax resume 241-7349. Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.



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pCod idin eclcn gest er~ir' 1 h~ eo kI aest

*HOusekeeping Attendants.
Catch the brilliant oppor-tunity to be part of an
awrard-aspiring tearn.He pro\ ide excellent training,
compensation, and benefits for f/1 and p/t positions.
Call (904) 280-1661 x 110,5. Fax: (904) 280-1-514


OCEANFRONT 1BR or 2BR, daily/ week-
ly/ monthly, pool, 463-7343.



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ROOMMATE TO share 2/2, Villas at
Marsh Landing. W/D, fireplace, pool, hot-
tub gated community. $650/mo. include
utilities/cable. (904)305-3787.
ROOMMATE- 2BR/2BA condo in Belleza-
$500/mo plus 1/2 util. Call 543-1485-
ROOM IN house in PV. Community has
pool and tennis -courts. House is
3BR/2BA. Utilities, laundry and high speed
intern~et included. $590/mo. No deposit.

CLEN OFULLY furnished house, 9 blocks
it beach ho snmo 435. 550/mo. includes
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2 roommates needed
2o sae-031B2BA. $465/mo. Call Jess
JAX BEACH, $550/mo. includes all ameni-
ties, cable, full privileges, 803-8201


JAX BEACH, 1 bedroom w/private bath,
$500/mo.: Walk to beach. (904)237 4354.
ROOM FOR rent, $125/wk., $75/dep. Call

PR VT BATH, $500/mo., kitchen priv.,
blocks frombeach. 401-0488.



tion Eitin Aa a, shrend adcen r -
Har' Sean z dRbes hurnt, 4a1 iltbhe ne
N. 247-3777.
PROF OFFICE- S. 3rd St. frontage. 2 offi-
csa&lyg eception! $900/mo. All South
JAX BEACH OFFICE SPACE
PrimeWcla s-A sacbeuokr leas On Isab 1 a
Blvd. Wlk to tarbucs in S.JrBah
S1230sf. Belo910market rate. 5% Broker
Commission. 91-256.
IN SAWGRASS VILLAGE at PVB. Great
suite of six offices in a building being
refurbished. Call 273-4525 for details.
JAX BEACH, 711 S. 3rd Street. Single
room office, $375/mo. TDO Management,
246-1125.


FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FREE PUPPIES- Lab & Australian Blue
Heeler mix, 254-0345.

FREE KITTENS to good homes. Two gray
and whtee females ew soora24 -ale and




AKC GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPPIES
born 3/23/08 ready 5/18 Canadian/ Ameri-
can champion bloodlines. Females and
Males, _hip, eye, heart clearances. Call
(904)998-3766 or (352)465-2087. Excel-
lent references-
RAT TERRIERS, 9wks., 4 males, choco-
late tri, papers, HIC. $300. (386)754-0835.


DIVORCE $275-$350 Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000 ext. 600. (8am-6pm) Alta
Divorce, LLC. Established 1977.




SECTION 106 PUBLIC NOTICE
SVerizon Wireless Personal Communica-
tions LP is proposing to construct a tele-
communications tower at 13902 Grover
Road, in Jacksonville, Duval County, FL at
Latitude N30-29-13.0, Longitude W81-33-
12.0. The tower is proposed to be a Mo-
nopine design and 160 feet tW1l. Verizon
Wireless seeks comments from all inter-
ested persons on the impact of the tower
on any districts, sites, buildings, struc-

h btory arc itctue arhracoo e 7
bltfoircli tin in the Natioa g ~star o
the project, including the historic preserva-
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PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE
BEACH
SECOND AND FINAL READING OF OR.
DINANCE NO. 2008-7950
"AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDI-
NANCE NO. 7474, AS AMENDED,
PDLAONR GMENT FOCRO PHRE SIT E
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLORIDA, BY
ADOPTING A REVISED TRANSPORTA-
TION ELEMENT; ESTABLISHING SEV-
ERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EF-
FECTIVE DATE."
SECOND AND FINAL READING OF OR-
DINANCE NO. 2008-7951
"AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A RE-
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT: RD ZONING
DOSNTVRILCLTEW1HCNHTHEO CTYAOAFSJAR -
VIDED UNDER THE JACKSONVILLE
BEACH LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE,
NHNPEERO34SFDTCE CODE OF ORDI-

SECOND AND FINAL READING OF OR-
DINANCE NO. 2008-7952

CAONDEORFDRDINENC A ENDINHGE CTHg
OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH; AMENDING
CHAPTER 10, FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY,
A.1 CPNBUNN RN ENGULA EN
TO UPDATE AND ADD REGULATIONS
CONFORMING TO THE STATE LAW
WITH REGARD TO EXTERIOR BURN-
ING REGULATIONS; PROVIDING FOR
THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING
FOR CODIFICATION AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE."


NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF NURSING
IN RE: The license to practice nursing of

70 Sn Pabl 3Rd 2South

CASE NO.: 2007-28452
LICENSE NO.:RN 2238412
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
mininsht aive Co pln aga ne t otacop
Walter T.S. Widener, Assistant General
Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052
Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerigo th aoea bystri t 0 m208, t

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ing.

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EXPERIENCED VIOLINIST offers violin
'4 iesia ji a al lvs aloabegine p~i o.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email:Nclassified @beachesleader.cohmm.

Medical, business, paralegal, computers
tne aComue a aiablecFnaencial ai s
qualified. (866)858-2121
www.CenturaOnline.com
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL TUTORING &
ENRICHMENT. FL licensed teacher. Fin-
Ish the year w/confidence. SAT prepara-
tion, creative writing. Tutor at your home.
(904)246-4509.
AIRLINES ARE Hiring- Train for hi h pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap ,
prbved mmegam. Fi atncia aidC ~ if on iie:
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.
GET CRANE Trainedl Crane/Heavy
Eqau mTrtainind .saNationnal Crtific ti n
tance. Georgia School of Construction.
www.Heavy5.com Use code' "FLCNH" or
call (866)218-2763.


NEED A M~ath Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra 1. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609. *



P/T FRONT Desk positions available at
private Optometric Practice. Ideal candi-
date is: a confident self-starter, dependa-
ble, responsible and able to multi-task.
Previous sales experience a plus. Fax
resume with salary requirement to:
249-7190. Noagencies!
RNSI LPNS
Needed for Home Health care and Hos-
pice Shifts. Up to $28/hr. Apply with North
ww.FHSo n ieom Serv s, us a
(904)241-1656.
HOME HELPER
Part-time working with the elderly in our
Assisted Living Facilitya premier rtire-


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NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
ulne current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
ntriess appea 0und ttho lasnes Oo-
nities category. Ads which may requ re
ymn gitdanc or traiie omarnpent own
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
js ofrng n podct ornso vic rhere t
Leader, 249-9033.
OFFICE/ FILE Clerk- Dependable, hard
worker needed for part-time clerical posi-
tion. Knowledge of basic office equipment
required, retail and computer skills a plus.
Flexible day schedule, no weekends or
nights, Apply at: 76 Levy Road Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233 or e-mail resume to:
hr@oceanwaves.com


LAWN CARE Compn looking for full/
part-tiava eml dee ro rxec I n


GOT CARE?
HOME MAKER/ COMPANIONS
Needed for home health & area hospitals.
$8/hr. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St-
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Needed. Full-
time Professional Assistant needed for
COe ef dftgrw intedrnht tf an Musn b
as an office manager or assistant. Looking
for someone who has perfected the art of
organization. Email resume to:
jhartman~yovia.com
RN'S/ LPN'S/ CNA'S

sile n rsin n reat fctya cu~r id l
s.ek d Id chtesda CA andClicen 'j
nurses. In addition, there is a part-time
float position for nurses. Avante offers ex-
cellent compensation & premium benefits,
inl g9-8 4201 k). Please fax resum~eO
www.avantegroup.com
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental

PIe TTCEal, e i F 39rsWelders (ail
types),Inside/ Outside Machinist, Marine
Ee~ct ic ns, willing to travel, long term,

HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
FT/P'T. Flexible hours, no weekends, ex-
cellent pay. Transportation & phone re-
quired. 591-5901, 514-1188.
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Manager
looking for a take charge person to man-
age an existing portfolio of properties in
the Beaches Area. Mush have a CAM li-
cense or be willing to obtain one. Salary
plus commission & benefits. Fax Resume
to 249-8598.


FOUND YELLOW Lab on Americas & Os-
ceola. Please Call 237-5621
H-KMEL4ES3S POETS for adoption- Cats &




t NYONhEr NEdREoSTaE csn ugin d by t
Atlantic Beach Animal Control Ofcr,
please call 246-4042.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
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married to Chrissy. I tried to find Rob to
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over 14 years. I hope you see this and call
me. (484)686-4225
ST. JUDE, Thank you for all the blessings
you have bestowed upon me. G.J.

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VORCE Worries and Woes Arrested? In.
jured? Auto Accident? Unhappy Marriage?
Call an Attorney 24 hours AAA Attorney
Referral Service, lnc (800)733-6337.


REMINGTON
BeCOme an integral part of Atlantic Beach's newest luxury
reSort. One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa, soon to experience
its grand opening, seeks applicants in all resort positions
with strong motivation to deliver impeccable service and
acquire meticulous instruction in the world of luxury hotels.
We desire candidates with flexible schedules, a passion
for excellence and experience within the upscale hospitality
industry. Competitive wages and benefits are available.
Interested individuals will have the opportunity to meet our
hospitality representatives at our upcoming Job Fair.


Onre Ocean Job Fair




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One Ocean Resort




For a partial listing of available positions.
call the One Ocean Job Line: (904) 746-4687.
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9 MONTHS old Shi-Tzu, male, very loving SECOND AND FINAL READING OF OR-
and a cutie, $350, 221-3270. DINANCE NO. 2008-7953


"AON OSREDCNANNCE1ENACTE %PUFRSOURANA
STATUTES, AMENDING ARTICLE 1,
"GENERAL PROVISIONS", St ACTION 6
"MEETINGS OF COUNCIL", AS SET
FORTH IN THE CHARTER OF THE CITY
OS AACTKESCOHNNLALL BOARCRHEC OONRTAO
REMOV IEERSEFNFCCE FO ASSUMING

APRIL 21, 2008 7:00 P.M.
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
COUNCIL CHAMBER
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COPIES OF THE PROPOSED ORDI-
NANCES ARE ON FILE FOR PUBLIC
EX MIN ERNK IN THE OFAFCCEOONFVTL
BEACH. INTERESTED PARTIES MAY
H PER AT THE MEETING AND BE

If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the City Council with respect to
any matter considered at any meet ng or
hf hnen roscecehdi rs anndm fr shpu rpoed
such person may need to ensure a verb~a-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
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Positions Available
Bartender . Dishwasher
Beverage Server Section Housekeeper
Beach Club Lifeguard Starbucks Attendant
Recreation Attendant Cafeteria Attendant
Prep Cook Banquet Server


Courtyard by Marrio~t
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Apply in person at Courtyard by Marriot
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COMPANION CAREGIVER Refined, ma-
ture, trustworthy lady will give loving care
to the elderly. Please call Gerta 733-2473.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or

PmR OcNassi ASSucAle/CMPANION.
"More than a service, more like a friend."
Transportation to doctor's, shopping, etc
Will also visit 2y r0102ved one for you in
nursing home. 2019.


DECORA STYLE, 6x6x3 glass block,
"4b5 eree bloc 2s00e fo ll.2Craft ma
Radial Armsaw $50. 4drawer vertical file
cbnIt x,0 kBewD Eectric4Mitr~e Box $30.
GE WASHER & Dryr white wrkin
condition. $400 OBO. ( 04)705-770.
5HP SELF-PROPELLED Toro Lawn Mow-
753 s218-2 2 bag, runs great, clean.
MAYTAG GAS, stove, excellent cond.,
hardly used, $200. 249-2843.
DEMO HOMESITES Wanted Now! In se-
lected areas! For the new Kayak Pool .
The above ground pool with inground fea-
tures. Save $ with this unique opportunity.
Free Estimates/ Fast installation/ EZ Fi-
nancing. Call (866)348-7560.
www. KayakPoolsFlorida.com .

HAtPPY JAK(R) hMange) Mhedicin: prog
horses due to 'hot spots' fungus or mane
dandruff. At farm, feed & hardware stores.
www.happyjackinc.com .

CHILDS FURNITURE- headboard, chest
of drawers, side table w/ storage, mirror,
beautiful details, mahogany staln, $400.
285-5260.
PROFESSIONAL VENUS Plus Hair Dryer,
$100. 373-0733.
TREADMILL PRO Form 385, Multiple la
cline, folds up, digital features,. safety key
$175. 273-9131
GARDEN LEISURE Spa w/steps, rail and
tbover, seats four. $1500 OBO. 223-1778.
SINGLE MAUSOLEUM located at Chapel
Hills Cemetary. Includes opening & clos-
invalue $4800, asking $3500.
(94)327-5331.
48" COMMERCIAL mower, walk behind,
w/ new 14hp kawasaki engine $950 OBO.
Pace 6xi2 enclosed trailer w/ drop gate
$1700 OBO. 463-0505.
ATTENTION MOMS and Grandmoms.
Pack and Play complete and like new $50.
Tag-a-Long for bike $50. Eddle Bauer,
black, leather toddler carseat $30.
241-2552.
THREE HUGE Sago Palms. $100ea. You
dig & haul. Call 241-4344
MAYTAG DRYER, like new, $150. 373-
0733.
KENMORE WASHER & DRYER, $150 for
both, 641-9667, 838-5411.
RECLINER, LEATHER, navy blue, exc.
condition $500. Elliptical Trainer $350-
Roll-top desk w/chair $300. 536-6435 or
penqu nkh @aol.com

lamp.EN195000BD. Cal (1 4)6wnr pidown
PLAY STATION 2, two controllers, 10
games/ guitar hero $185, 241-6565
3ofo" e'w"'anitn n Phai r$950hA king
w/padded seats $300 OBO. 2007 50cc
Rocky Chopper, Paid $700. Asking $300-
683-1244.
DO YOU Experience Anxiety? There are
answers in this book. Buy and read Self
Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard. Price $15.00.
Hubbard Dianetics Foundation (813)872-
0722. E-mail cofstampa~gmail.com.


UPRIGHT PIANO w/original keys and
tun~e~dannually Asking $300. 273-9231. ~


HuEArRm PIE etonu &bgr oIe tal ng
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.



AUCTION PARTNERSHIP Dissolution
652-Acres 'Divided & Equipment. Sat.,
April 26, 11am Turner County, GA. This
traet o a'sen wnole. a tracts it ar ea &
small tracts, 200-acres in CRP Longleaf &
Mtshe p nees oc ih epr det 35par natkse
& 7-acre pond, quaint cabin on lake. Pas-
tur lan madr tg heayoor clivation Ose
se ling a long list of farm & construction
eqrrnente uerms:S PaEC L/%oNwnNC od

tRex &SGLE R: o.% 9afor om le

LAND & Timber Auction 3,304+/- Acres
offered in 46 Tracts. Located in Walton &
Okaloosa Counties, FL and- Escambia
Co., AL. Land for hunting, timber and po-
tential home sites, near Fort Walton
Beach,. FL. Saturday, May 3, 10:00 AM.
For more information, got to schraderauc-
tion.com or call (800)451-2709. Schrader
SRa Et~ae 4& Auction Co., Rex Schrader:



WE BUY GOLD & DIAMONDS
E 66.eJeweiry and scrap gold
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
thsteh @ fiple sbe 1al 9s -49-9033 or


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-,

we oite ww~ jbs nDorug re w r
environment, EOE, VP
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pssR dru et 6 ndlbackground check.
LAWN CARE Helper needed $10/hr. No
epeinc i neces 28y.Mus Shave trans-

MEDICAL OFFICE/ family practice- Front
office staff, f 1/l part time. Fax resume to:
(904) 8-4.
SERVER NEEDED for Pablo Creek Club:
Great work environment, benefits, 1
month paid vacation. Call 992-4226.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
em~ploysorind i ials inuaarie o odu Co
please visit us in person at 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, ~send an email to:
personnel Ojaxbchfl.net, or visit our
we site: ww~c~ob.]Vobs Drug free work

Landscape & Lawn Maintenance company
now hiring for all field positions. Call for
details 998-9677. .


Sr Sr 000 DODGE Ram extension van, 1 ton,
VILLAGES OF Pablo Huge Community good condition, Must Sell! $2000 OBO.
Yard Sale, off San Pablo Rd. S. between 821-8338.
Atlantic & Beach Blvd. Saturday, 4/12, 2004 F-250 King Ranch, white/ tan out-
8am-?. standing cond. $26,995. (904)347-1239 or

COMM NITY YARD Sale: Indian Springs 543 9029.
Subdivison at corner of Atlantic Blvd and 2004 TOYOTA Sequoia, sunroof, loaded,
Girvin Rd. Saturday, April 12, 8am-2pm. exc: condition. 52K miles. $21,000.
INTRACOASTAL WEST. Huge Commthni- 221-2235.
ytv Sale! Windsor Parke. Subdivision. off


TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
LANDSCAPE Maintenance helper. Exp.
with weed eating & edging. 434-8797.
FTT FROMN jafficeStaski sr iyp~hdysican
resume 904-249-7703-
Drivers: ASAP! Sign-On Bonus 35-42 cpm
Eamn over $1000 weekly Excellent Bene.
fits Need CDL-A and 3 mos recent OTR

(D80)635-B6R GIONAL $1100+/wk. Jack-
sonville Terminal 100%6 company pd. ben-
ml rM urehda aidC crshAulCraini g.1C l
John @ Waggoners (912)571-0242.
EX ENR dNeCD ITRNE e ojec M n
ect Manager for fast-growing marketing
firm. Must have experience multi-tasking'
working with clients and vendors and have
a proven track record. World-class firm, lo-

Email resume to: jhartman@yovia.com
GENERAL HANDYMAN for Rentals, 2yrs.
experience. Start $8/hr. Call 307-2841.

ONA'S & HOME HEALTH AIDES Imme.
diate assignments & work close to home.
Full & Part Time, days, nights, all shifts.
Call 1-800-HomeCare or apply at:
www.in-HomeCare.com


YARD SALE, Saturds, April 12th, 8am-
12pm, 418 17th Ave. r:ne. Mattress set'
TV~rset igse set gere, clothes, con-



2030 FLORIDA BLVD. Plenty of parking at
the little school next door. Moving, Every-
thing must go!! Frig., Washer & Dryer
Couches, Tables, Complete bedroom set
Ne hTruckeTires at ma L wn Eq~uipm &
(904)753 6113-


2 FAMILY plant sale. Fri. & Sat. 9am-3pm.
Gaeat plantsbfrorrA toGZre wthmlot o o
of cannas, rare plants, some in-ground.
Clay pots and other plant items. See ya!
249-2686. 1242 Green Cay Ave. Oak Har-
bor
-BIG SALE!
MRS. MURR'S Treasure Chest. Come
shee myrne~w stores rt 49S At c eldt i
this ad and get $2.00 off.

3trAMILY: HO SEHaOLD, Furniture, Bb
Sminole Road.
TAX SALE. W/D, Computer Armoire,
38" Toshiba TV, TV~ Armoire and much
more. Saturday 12th, 8am-1pm rain or
shine. 680 Sailfish Dr


COMMUNITY SALE- The' Woodlands.
Saturday, 8am-12pm, HWY 210 & A1A.


MULTI- FAMILY Sale. Pirate Ct. (off San
Pablo Rd, between Atlantic-& Beach
Blvd.) Friday/ Saturday, 9am- 3pm. Furn.,
iwcnos kb ohks dl erare ft 1 y dc~
oriental rug (7'3"x4'6"), women clothes/
shoes/ purses, old & new cassettes/ CD's
& recording records.
HARBOR WINDS Community Garage
Sale. Saturday, April 12th, 8am-noon, be-
tw~een Ashley Melisse, Kirnen & Matthew
Uinger .


H dge Blvd. South cofh BachDBlvd. S tuer-
Pk. Dr., Richmond Pk. Dr.


BOAT STORAGE in. PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com -
2001 MACGREGOR 26X, 50hp 4 stroke
Honda, BF50A, mainsail, lib, compass,
enclosed head w/ toilet mount, bottom
paint. Clean boat & ready to sail $17,500
234-8642.
k MARINE FLEA MARKET*

BEAACHI MAINHE 2131T5 EACM BmVD.
JAX BEACH 904-294-0951

GREAT SHAPE
2005 .34ft. Yellow Fin, 3-Yamaha Four
Stroke engines. $140,000 all electronics
included. Can see at Desolvo Tires, 3rd
St. this weekend April 5th and 6th. Call
(904)545-4002
1999 BAYLINE R 1800, 120hp, fish finder,
lots of extras, $6000. 610-7768.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40', $450/mo. 463-2845.


2002 HARLEY Davidson Fatboy- 9ou:
in tioS & S convbersiDn electr lic 8:l
aaekept, only 10,500 mile~s. With
above modifications, this bike is really
fast. $12,500. (904)234-8642.
2006 VESPA/ Piaggio 150, like new with
warranty, $3000. 242-0848 or 928-8935.
AUTO & BIKE SWAP MEET
Buy and sell cars, cycles & parts.
Sunday, April 20th. E. Palatka Fair-
grounds. wwwj.floridaswapmeet.corn
(904)425-9898.


1999 MERCEDES E320 station wagon,

19s6 eH VY Caliera99komil509 048 /b
good student car. 208-8067 Iv msg.
1995 FORD Thunderbird SL, V8, loaded,
exc. cond., $2500 OBO. (904)521-4636,
ceil. (716)830-0107.
1994 NISSAN Path Finder, one owner,
Idl are~d f80r, XE-2WD- 142,000 miles.

1991 BUICK Regal 3800, AT, A/C, 6cyl.,
85k( mi. "As is". $700. 247-4548.
39 MPGl. 1990 Toyota Tercel. 85K, auto,
A/C. $2900. 566-0455.
1967 ViW Dunebuggy, restored 2001,
street legal, new engine, dual Webers,
race cam, Goodyear Eagles, bimini cover.
$6000 OBO. (904)536-6307.
1993 BUICK Century, 6cyl., 4 door, all
extras, runs good. $1200. 705-4471.


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GOING AWAY? Let us care for your
home. "IN LIEU OF YOU" 285-4131.
Serving Beaches andl Ponte Vedra
20 years.
INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES, Call In-
side Out Interior Consulting (904)879-
5253 some local areas require area code!
FL#IB26000814
MATURE PROFESSIONAL' woman will
look after your home while you are away.
Month at a time. Call 904-806-6153



PADGE`TTS 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.



HAVING A hard time finding someone you
car tn~c fto CI31 an ,r ho~m N .I~ df or,

Re PAGE C CANING SERVICE
Spe ilizingd i esid ntial a~nd c100 ercial

AN AMAZINGLY Clean House by Natasha
is expanding. Excellent prices and
dtO 60dwork. Lots of ref's. available!

CAPURSO'S CLEANING SERVICE
Need your home cleaned before moving-
in or out? We're available One-time
Clang Sprin48C91 ining, Rental Proper-
CLEAN-N-GO CLEANING you can count
on! Call Melissa 476-3424-
GREEN CLEEN organic non-toxic clean-
i f cean a healthyahome or o fce
years of experience, excellent references.
Call Kday 514-8092. Your satisfaction guar-

rPRIN DimHOdUt KoEEPnRs wi h

JUST ME Cleaning, one cleaner, one
great job. Connie 333-0058-
CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
with new anti-allergen fabric rinse,
223-1591-
BEACHES CLEANING. Residential Com
enrcial; Mo ein/ MW eout andw C tru -
Monthly services provided. Ca I for free.
estimate. 382-9927.



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


AFFORDUABLE LAWN C;ARE. Professio-
nall Timely/ Licensed. References availa-
ble! Call Wayne 626-5234, 246-8344.
SOD REPAIR and REPLACEMENT. Free
Estimates. Call 904-710-1030.
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
GREEN ACRES LAWN CARE
One time or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial. 742-6763.
AFODABLEmL WNCARE. Mo Ede
mate. 285-2952.
WE WANT WORK!
Free estimates. Mow, trim, edge. One
time or annually. Also shrub trimming,
pruning, much, sod, clean-ups and more.
Licensed & Insured. 207-4037.


DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks, demov
lition, & room additions. RK Ballard Con-
r"'':" r.: Lcengy .&inppred,~ Qall



OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
cleaning. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.

FUuLL SE TERO Ce~anr .a nuLiet Semid
Affordable Price. 525-0197.



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

WATK. Fre esTim tes Oal MiUA Wl
liams, 285-2651.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
f ee esiates, ork guaranteed, liensed.


Top-notch work guaranteed. 17yrs. ex eri-
ence. Painting, trim, carpentry, wood re-
pair, pressure washing. Licensed/ Insured-
Free estimates. 861-9500.
STEVEN'S HOME Improvements. Int./
ext. painting, faux finishes, wood replace.
ment, pressure washing & more. Lic. &
ins. We guarantee our work (904)247-
6441or 537-4469
PERFECT SEALING & COATING INC.
No t ailt y ur rou k ain e sa

oaompd cnrehoe. he po esiona s s i
& coating experts. 904-637-9653.
www.perfectsealinginc.com


Expect Nothing L~ess
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ABOVE: Cody Thompson competes last Saturday in the Surfirig the Blues contest in Jacksonville
Beach. Thompson won the Open Pro Division.
TOP RIGHT: Eric Rheaume gets some air. He finished second in the Open Pro Division.
RIGHT: Steve Moore rides a wave during Saturday's competition.
BELOW: Junior Boys Division winner Tristan Thompson in action.


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most part in junior college, and
coached three future NFL tail-
backs, including Lamar Smith, a
third-round pick of the Seattle
Seahawks.
Northeastern Oklahoma
appeared in three national
championship games while
Loyd was the head coach from
1991-95.
"At NEO, if you ~didn't win or
play for the national champi-
onship, it wasn't a successful
season," Loyd said.
"I've been where it's a busi-
ness. That's why I enjoy coach-
ing kids. You don't get rich
coaching high school, but you
get rewards in other ways and
that stuff is very satisfying."

Winning not endl-all

JoAfter hisdtwoa sbtin at
school programs at McAlester
and Ardmore, Okla.
He led McAlester to the Class
5A state semifinals in 1999, a
week after knocking off the top-
ranked 5A team in the state.
At Ardmore, Loyd was 67-27
overall with eight consecutive
state playoff berths and two
state semifinal appearances.
In January, Loyd saw the
Ponte Vedra High football
opening advertised on the
Assitio n esitelan trw


his hat into the ring.
"I've always wanted to get
back to- Florida," said Loyd,
who inquired about the Vero
Beach football job when Livings
retired in 2005, but never for-
mally applied.
"Sometimes you get another
challenge in your career. But it's
not easy to leave a place after
eight years."
"Oklahoma is losing one of
the best coaches in the state,"
said McGee, whose late father
coached high school football at
Tulsa's Booker T. Washington
High.
"I'll always appreciate what
Coach Loyd did for me as an
athlete and a young man."
"I wish more NFL guys were
coaching at the high school
level," added Jim Hanifan,
Loyd's former football coach
with the St. Louis Cardinals.
"You earn more aut tre
their minister and their surro-
gate father."
Hanifan, a former assistant
coach on Super Bowl teams
with the Washington Redskins
and the St. Louis Rams, said
Loyd was an accurate passer
who was always "cool, calm
and collected in the pocket."
Williams, the Super Bowl
XXII MVP who played with
Loyd in the USFL and succeed-
ed Eddie Robinson as head
covh at srammbhin hatles


"biggest thrill" coaching on the
High school level.
"Ain't nothing like it,"
Wnilliams, now a personnel
executive with the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers and a former high
school coach in Louisiana, said
in a phone interview.
"NJot many people know this,
but my team [Northeast] beat
Peyton Manning's team
[Newman] in the state playoffs
his senior yea."
Loyd may not be able to top
that, but winning alone hasn't
always been the end-all for
him.
Livings said he equated suc-
cess if his team gave its all on
any given Friday night.
"You're not a failure, just
because you lost a football
game," said Livings, who was
inducted into the Alabama
High School Athletic
Assoiation's Hall of Fame in
Added Loyd, who will inau-
gurate spring football practice
at Ponte Vedra High in May:
"Coaching high school football
is not an ego thing for me. I
think it's a privilege to work
with young men and teach
them some life lessons.
"I'm very competitive, don't
get me wrong. But that's not
the most important thing. If
~my kids can lay it on the line,
play as a team and give every-
thing they have, they; are win-


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Photos by David Rosenblum


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