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Vol. 43, No. 73
MARCH 3, 2006
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An edition of The Beaches Leader
Serving the communities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Mayport since 1963
with school plan
Photo by LAURA FOWLER
Demasi (right) and
Jessie Lowery share
Wednesday with a
flock of sea gulls on
Ponte Vedra Beach near
Mickler's beach access.
The warm, sunny
weather enticed many
outdoors to fish, walk,
even swim. Sunny skies
are expected to continue
over the next several
days with highs expect-
ed in the 60s.
BY IATHY HARTNMIAN
SLx-year-old Brian McKee, a
Curious George book in hand,
was ready to read to Splash, a
big, furry dog, at the Ponte
Vedia Beach Branch Library
What ihe wasn't ready to do
was ignore his trepidation and
get close to Splash, a 3-year-old
Less than an hour later, how-
ever, Brian's book was resting
on Splash's back while Brian
knelt next to her and read from
The dog is used
"to help the
said her owner,
Imia Schwartz of
grams around the
country use ther-
apy dogs and
their handlers to
The pets are
patient and non-
ponents point out, and don't
care when a reader stumbles
over a word or loses his or her
Schwartz, who has taken
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BY LAURA FOWLER
In a meeting Wednesday, St.
Johns County Commissioners
and School Board members
began the first stages for devel-
oping a school concurrency
plan, which will make develop-
ers pay for new schools before
they impact existing ones.
But Commissioner Ben Rich
said the new pay-as-you-go sys-
tem won't solve the problem of
overcrowded schools as long as
the Board of County
Commissioners keeps approv-
ing more developments.
"In order to solve your prob-
lem we approve more growth,
which exacerbates your prob-
lem; We throw gasoline on the
wildfire," Rich told School
Board members Wednesday.
"You're going to stay in this
problem. This [concurrency]
isn't going to fix it."
School Board chair Bill
kids read, relax
Splash to the library several
times dyer the past year, uses
the experience to teach pet safe-
"I have a certified therapy
dog," she said. "I'm qualified to
take her into hospitals, nursing
On W'Vednesday, children as
young as Splash herself led the
dog by her leash, sat with her
on a blanket and gave her treats
supplied by Schwartz.
Schwartz told the children to
ask their parents and a dog's
owner before petting any dog.
She advised petting the dog
under the muzzle not on top
of the animal's
head so the
dog can see
to dogs] hand.
kids to get children took
shyness of to Splash on
the stage in
n- front of the library's .
le. room, the dog
te Kilev remained
hens Libruriun .quiet, moving
at the direc-
tion of her
Splash sniffed at 3-year-old
Hayden Beck's pink shoe and
seemed interested when 3-year-
old Reid Smith showed her pic-
tures in his book.
Photo by KATHY HARTMAN
It's not clear who is having more fun: 7-year-old Nicole Piccione or the Belgian tervuren she's
reading to. Nicole read to Splash Wednesday at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
At one point, 7-year-old
Nicole Picdone paused momen-
tarily while reading "Come
Back, Amelia Bedelia" to recover
from a friendly lick delivered by
Splash, who was lounging near-
Reading to dogs "does help
kids to get over their shyness of
reading in front of other peo-
ple," said Michelle Kiley, assis-
tant children's librarian.
"They just have fun doing it."
Splash's owner says the dog
has three obedience titles, two
tracking titles, is certified by
Therapy Dog International, is a
breed and international cham-
pion and is an AKC K9 Good
Splash has begun working
with two Beaches children -
one with autism and the other
with cerebral palsy, Schwartz
"I'm also training Splash to
be my own personal assistance
dog," said Schwartz, noting that
the dog picks up items on com-
mand and can remove her
owner's shoes and socks.
"She'll retrieve anything I
want her to," said Schwartz,
adding that Splash picked up a
pencil from the floor under a
table earlier in the day.
"It comes in really handy."
The following are upcoming
In honor of a visit from
Khaled Hosseini, author of "The
Kite Runner," there will be a
kite flying demonstration at the
St. Augustine Beach Pier at 10
The St. Johns County
Sheriff's Department will con-
duct a free self defense class for
women ages 12 and up at 6
p.m. March 7, 14 and 21 at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library. To register call 273-
The Jacksonville Zoo will
visit the Ponte Vedra library
March 18 at 10:30 a.m., bring-
ing live animals for children to
Hosseinr will speak at the
University of North Florida's
Lazzara Theater on March 19
at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call
Fehling agreed that the upgrad-
ing of school facilities is lag-
ging behind the courity's 6 per-
cent growth rate, but without a
school concurrency plan for
the future, that problem will
only get worse.
"The devil's in the details,
but without this we are going
to be in trouble," Fehling said.
On Wednesday's agenda was
a discussion of an agreement
among the County
Commission, the School Board
and the county's municipali-
This agreement is the first of
several steps before a concur-
rency plan is adopted.
St. Johns County), is one of six
counties in Florida that were
chosen to adopt pilot school
concurrency programs. The
pilot plan must be adopted by
See SCHOOLS, A-3
BY LAURA FOWLER
Jerry Cameron, aide to St.
Johns County Commissioner
Ben Rich, has been asked by
representatives of the CBS
news program "60 Minutes"
for an interview on his views
on the legalization of drugs.
The retired law enforcement
officer and former Fernandina
Beach chief of police is an
active spokesman for Law
Prohibition, a group promot-
ing the legalization of certain
drugs such as marijuana.
"Toward the end of my
career it became obvious to me
that we weren't doing any
good [in the war against
drugs]," Cameron said in an
"No matter how many peo-
ple you lock up, there's always
more people to sell drugs."
Cameron said the United
States has spent more than $70
trillion on the war on drugs
since 1970, adding that prisons
full of drug users push murder-
ers and rapists back out on the
See DRUGS, A-3
Neighbors learn lessons from tragic fire
To much of Ponte Vedra
Beach, the story of a home
going up in flames last Friday is
already old news.
4 For the unfortunate family,
of course, the event will likely
reverberate for years. Although
the three people in the home
escaped without injury, the
family suffered the loss of a pet,
their home and their belong-
Others on the fringe of the
tragedy are left with thoughts
of gratitude that humans were
spared, appreciation for a job
well done by the firefighters
who contained the blaze/ and
thoughts of taking from the
S event important life lessons,
some of which may be lifesav-
I am telling this story as both
a journalist and as one of those
others: My home is one of the
were of immediate
concern to the first
firefighters on the
It was around
dinner time, and
while no one was
at my home, my
the street, Richard ,
Nehrling, was in
his back yard with
his brother, Mike.
"There was like a IHAR'
strange smell," EDI
days after the incident.
Concluding that something
was burning, he checked inside
his home, then resumed work-
on the backyard deck.
A few minutes later, the smell
was stronger, so he went to the
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he saw flames
coming from a
gable in the home.
Richard ran to
call 911 while
Mike ran across
Inside, Mike saw
that people were
and smoke was
and closer toward
the floor, Richard
said. He ducked
down to avoid the
smoke, and at one
outside to get a
His brother told the family,
"We need to get out of here,"
The call notifying firefighters
is logged at 5:32 p.m., said
Jeremy Robshaw, public affairs
officer for St. Johns County Fire
The firefighters put on all
their gear except their masks,
jumped on the vehicles and
made their way to the scene.
Six minutes and 40 seconds
after getting the call, the first
fire vehicles arrived, Robshaw
said. To residents of Barberry, it
The ranking officer on the
first vehicle on a scene takes
command of the situation,
Robshaw said. In this case, it
was Lt. Kevin Winters on
O. their vehicles responded as.
well, from both Station 10 near
the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library and Station 1 on Canal
See FIRE, A-3
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Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease freshman Brett Angerer, right, defended by Daniel Mas,
carries the ball on the attack against Bolles. Angerer scored two
goals Wednesday as the Panthers' boys lacrosse team defeated
the Bulldogs 11-8. See story, A-8.
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Oh, the books you read!
A teacher at Ocean Palms
Elementary School is looking
for volunteers to read Dr. Seuss
books to students March 30.
Jamie Morgan, who teaches
third grade, said each of the,
school's 36 classrooms will
need a reader for the "Read
Across America" program to
motivate children to read.
Readers will report to the
school at 8 a.m. and will be
finished by noon, she said.
Each grade level has a partic-
ular Dr. Seuss book each class
reads, Morgan said, and those-
books will be provided to the
The author of the Dr. Seois$
books, Theodor Seuss Geisel,
was born March 2, 1904, in
Springfield, Mass., and died in
1991. His first Dr. Seuss book
was published in 1937.
For information or to volun-
teer, call Sally Needle at 285-
Nease teens join project
Honors students from Nease
High School are among more
than two dozen high school
students taking part in an
international crisis manage-
ment exercise Saturday at the
University of North Florida.
The exercise is a workshop in
which the students portray
members of the President's
Security Council and address a
hypothetical international cri-
sis that begins with mounting
,tensions between China and
The purpose of the experi,,
ence is to demonstrate the
complexity of decision-making
When international policy and
The project, funded by a
grant from the UNF
Foundation, also involves hon-
ors students from Bartram Trail
High School in Northwest St.
Johns County, Paxon and
Stanton high schools in
Jacksonville and UNF honors
students involved in the Great
Decisions enrichment pro-
gram. The exercise is the cul-'
mination of a yearlong project.
The exercise is scheduled 8
a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 1102 of
Building 50, the Science and
The international crisis
management exercise was
designed by political science
professors and experienced for-
eign service officers, among
them former Ambassador
Marilyn McAfee of Ponte
Free cancer screening
The St. Johns County Health
Department will hold a free
breast cancer screening clinic
for women from 9 a.m. to 11
a.m. Tuesday .at the clinic,
1955 U.S. 1 S., St. Augustine.:
Clinical exams will be given
by an ob/gyn physician. There
will also be education in self-
exam procedures and referrals
to Flagler Hospital for main-
W1ogra s.; r^ c o;; r
For more information, call
(904) 825-5055, ext. 1112.
Wanted: Foster parents
The St. Johns County Family
Integrity Program is looking
'for persons interested in
becoming foster parents in the
St. Johns County area.
Qualified applicants would
need to be able to provide tem-
porary and permanent homes
for children who come from.
A recruitment orientation
for prospective foster parents is
scheduled 9 a.m; to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, March 15, and
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March
16. Orientations are held at
1955 U.S. 1 S., St. Augustine.
For more information, call
Michael McMorrow at (904)
823-4430, ext. 205, or e-mail
Guided nature walk set
"Bird, Botany and
Breakfast," a two-hour, guided
walk in the Guana reserve, is
scheduled 8:30 a.m. Saturday,
March 11. J
The walk will begin at the
Guana River' dam trailhead
located off State Road AIA,
about 12 miles south of
Participants look for birds,
plants and other plant and
wildlife. The walk will take
about two hours and will be
followed by coffee, orange
juice and doughnuts.
The cost is $10 per person
for the walk and breakfast, $5
for Friends of Guana Tolomato
IMatanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve. Make reser-
vations by calling the reserve
at (904) 823-4500.
Chamber has super talk
St. Johns County schools
Superintendent Joseph G.
Joyner is scheduled to speak at
a Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber
lunch March 22 at the
The event begins at 11:30
a.m. and the cost is The cost to
attend is $20 for Chamber
members with a reservation by
noon March 21 or $25 for
members after that date and
Joyner has been superin-
tendent for the 'St. Johns
County School District since
July 2003. He and his wife
Susan, a third-grade teacher at
South Woods Elementary
School, have two daughters,
one a teacher and the other an
education major at Florida
State, and two grandchildren.
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Brian McKee, .6, reads to Splash the Belgian Tervuren at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Wednesday, when he and s
other children took part in program aimed at improving their reading and teaching them safety around animals.
POLIP C BEAT
ATLANTIC BEACH N. The victim. told police that and.venison arid a can of tuna
No new reports. several items including a set of fish across the street behind a
women's golf clubs, mountain neighbor's boat, a bottle of
NEPTUNE BEACH bike, fishing pole and golf bag wine in the front yard and fish-
A bicycle valued at $100 was were stolen from an unlocked ing bag with GPS equipment
reported stolen from a business shed. The total loss was esti- outside the door; A spare .key
Feb. 28 in the 500' block of' mated at $460. -Other items was missing fromthe mailbox.
Atlantic Boulevard. appeared'to be stacked, outside /
the shed for later retrieval. .Christopher Allen Williams,
PONTE VEDRA B13EACH Police noted in the report that 19, of Jacksonville Beach was
No new reports. another burglary was under arrested. Feb. '28 and charged
.. investigation: around, the' cor- with aggravated domestic bat-
JACKSONVILLE BEACH ner from this location. tery on a pregnant victim with
Credit card fraud was report-. no loss of the fetus in the 600
ed March 1 in the 4200 block Robert Franklin Parker, 62, of block ,of 6t;h Ave. S., police
of Marsh Landing Parkway. Jacksonville Beach was arrested reported." .
The victim.was notified by the- March 1 and charged with *** ,
credit card company that 17 aggravated domestic assault in A laptop computer valued at
charges appeared over a two- the 700 block of Ist St. S., $1,700 was reported stolen Feb.
day period for a -total of police reported. 27 in the 100 block of 15th
$1.488.32. The charges were .' Ave. N. The victim told police
made over the Internet in an A residential burglary was he believes the suspect used a
unknown area of Mexico. reported March I in the 2000 spare key left outside for his
*. block of 2nd St. N. Several roommate to move his belong-
A construction site was bur- items including a digital cam- ings in.
glarized March 1 in the 100 era, wallet and credit cards .
block of 25th Ave. S. A pallet of were stolen for a total loss of Grand theft of a motor vehi-
clay roofing tiles valued at $560. Several items were recov- cle was reported Feb. 26 in the
$1,200 and 30 rolls of plastic ered prior to police arriving on 100 block of 1st Ave. N. The
rooting imaterial-.worth... 6c0y0f"thescene-.he-victi'.-found- -victim--told police she left, hr
were stolen. '' 20 EVD's, two laptop comput- vehicle in the city parking lot
S.,* ers and a DVD player between and took a cab home. \Vheh
Burglary was reported March their neighbor's cars, a wicker she returned tor her car the
1 in the 100 block of 19th St. basket with 40 pounds of pork next day it was gone. The vehi-
Drugs: 60 Minutes to interview local
cle :is. a green 200
Protege valued at $
leather jacket inside
cle was valued at $300
Three 16-year-old I
arrested Feb. 26 and
with auto burglary in
.block of 1st St. N. 1
were all wearing blac
sweatshirts and were
looking into and ente
cles. One of the defen
detained inside an e-
perimeter. Another w\
hiding in a construe
with a twvo-way radi
person and the other'
ed at home and tians
the scene for identfic
A strong arm rob
reported Feb. 25 in th
lot of a business in
block of Beach Blvd.
tim is an employee of
ness and was walking
in the front parking
about 7:30 p.m. whei
peqt, dppropiqcd h
behind and grabbed ['
ness told police she
the man coining up b
Cont. from A-1
These experimental pro-
grams will serve as models of
what works best' before 'the
other 61 counties are required
to start developing their own
systems in January 2008. -
Some of the options St. Johns
County is considering for mak-
ing developers pay for their
impacts include construction
.. of new schools, land contribu-
tions, school expansion, cash
to buy. land or build a structure
and a controversial subject.
called mitigation banking.
Mitigatioh banking would
allow a developer to build a
new school with more than
enough capacity for the kids in
that development. Any extra
capacity could then be sold to
other developers who are
required to contribute to
7;4. For example, a developer
may build a new school for 600
students, even though the
development is expected to
bring only 200 students to the
The leftover capacity 400
rH(HARTMAN students can be sold to a.
several developer who bring more stu-
dents to the area after the
S school is built. :
S. \ While discussing possible
loopholes of the system, Rich
% warned against the "last chick-'
en over the fence" scenario,
which is the idea that develop-
0 Mazda ers will rush to get approval of
53,500, A their projects before .school'
the vehi- capacity runs:out in existing
The. last developer or
boys were "chicken" in line to get'
I charged approval for a project:would be
the 1400 stuck with the bill for a new.
The teens school because all the previous
k hooded projects. would have 'drained
observed school capacities.,
ring vehi- Nicole Cubbedge, 'director
dants was for facilities' planning and
established growth management for .the
vas found School Board, countered that
i-;q i; ,
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to her car
ig lot at
n the sus-
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developers will still pay impact
fees even if they don't pay for a
portion of a new school.
But Rich said a recent meet-
ing with Dr. Henry Fishkind,
one of the top economic con-
sultants in Florida, revealed
that the county's impact fees
are 50 percent below what they
Rich said the county is in a
one half billion dollar "sink-
hole" for infrastructure
improvements, based on
Commission Chair Jim
Bryant said the problem is not
.improvements but permitting
"The permitting, agency
stopped it dead in its. tracks,"
Bryant said about an unspeci-
fied road improvement project
in the county.
Cyndi Stevenson said the real
problem lies .in affordable
There will, be no teachers to
fill the. new teaching slots if
they can't afford to live in the
county, Stevenson said.
Crawford confirmed that hir-
ing teachers is becoming diffi-
cult in St. Johns County
because the School District
can't pay them enough to
afford a home, and driving an
hour to work is not appealing.
With all these problems sur-
facing, Stevenson said, adopt-
ing a school concurrency plan
seems like such a taxing exer-
cise for counties to go through
when perhaps the state could
have just cqme up with more
funding for schools.
Nonetheless, the commis-
sioners and School Board mem-
bers agreed that a school con-
currency plan is needed and
will help further the goal of
"Absolutely, we need some-
thing in plate," Bryant said.
Pnolo b, LAURA FOWLER
Lily Darnell, age 16
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r'fhe sOnrf'Pn"re i
Vedra Beach near
Cont. from A-1
Rich encouraged Cameron to express his
views on the show, though Cameron was waryx
of the repercussions for Rich, who often votes
in opposition to the other four county com-
Cameron has spoken before at least two
Ponte Vedra groups in recent weeks about a
proposed Neighborhood Bill of Rights.
Cameron's stance on drugs generated a com-
plaint from a constituent in late January.
A call to the office of County Administrator
Ben Adams. cited Cameron's statements on:
diug legalization during an interview on
Jacksonville's Channel 4 News.
'Because aides are considered employees of
the commissioners not the county -
Adams concluded that Cameron was not in.
violation of county personnel : rules, .for
expressing his views,' according to' e-mails
from Adams' office.. -
Rich said in an interview Wednesday that as
a former law enforcement officer himself, he
has seen firsthand the losing battle against
drugs and supports Cameron's right to express
himself on the subject.
Cameron had no information by Thursday.
on when he would be interviewed nor when
the "60 Minutes" segment would be aired/.".
Fire: Neighbors learn lessons
Cont. from A-1
Jacksonsille Beach's' .Station
12 also sent a truck, as they do
to any fire in Ponte, Vedra,,
The :first thing the com-
mnander does, after establishing
that no one is inside a home, is
walk around the structure, size
up the fire and decide on a
plan of attack, Robshaw said.
By the time firemen arrived
on Barberry Lane, fire had,
already gone through the roof,
With Engine 10 hooked up
to a file hvdrant, and water
pumping from its 750-gallon
tank, dousing began on 'the
burning house and on the two
"MWhen you have that much
radiant. heat coming off the
fire, the structures on either
side are in danger of becoming
involved as well," -Robshaw
Ponte Vedra firefighters.
sprayed the burning house and
mine, and Jacksonville Beach
doused the other adjacent
house, Robshaw said.
, Fire was being fought at the.
center house, he said. "The;
other two were simply being
Ladder 1 was used to put
water into the house from
above, Robshaw said.
The fire was under control
"relatively quickly," he said.
Once firefighters go through
the structure with tools, pok-
ing, lifting and moving things
to assure there are no hot'
spots, they return to the fire
station, Robshaw said.
The last fire truck left at
10:02"p.m., more than four
hours after it arrived. The fire
investigator lift: at 11:15 p.m.',
About two dozen firefighters,
some. on duty,.some off, were
on Barberry Lane that evening,
Here are some of 'the things
some'of us have learned, or
have had affirmed: '
Firefighters are totally
focused when they're at work;
Firefighters are super driv-
ers they got those big trucks
down thie block with only min-
imal damage to lawns;
Firefighters need a lot of
room to do their work (their
equipment is big, and they
want everyone to stay away
and stay safe; ,
When firefighters save your
house, they think it's just all in
a day's work.
Where there's smoke,
'* Have a fire escape plan, and
Keep a fire extinguisher
handy, and know how to use it.
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. The museum is operated by
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I The Leader's Opinion
Legislation has been filed for the 2006 Legislative-Session
that will make it harder for plaintiffs to bring invasion of pri-
vacy lawsuits that punish free speech. This legislation will
correct abuses that have recently arisen under Florida law
and will protect the free flow of truthful information to the
Over 200 years ago, prior to the American Revolution,
English law applicable in the Colonies allowed damages to
be awarded merely for publishing words that were harmful
to reputation. Truth was not a defense. To the contrary,
some courts followed the maxim that "the greater the truth
of the statement, the greater the libel." Fortunately,
American juries, state legislators and, ultimately, the U.S.
Supreme Court rejected this form of suppression of free
speech, .and today all speech about matters of public con-
cern is protected by the First Amendment unless it is shown
to be false, the.product of the fault of the publisher, and the
cause of actual injury.
Yet, the law applied by some state courts in Florida ignores
this histonc and important evolution of free speech protec-
tion' and reverts to early) English libel law-that placed little
value on the publication of truthful information. In "false
light" invasion of privacy lawsuits, plaintiffs seek damages
for publication of truthful information from which the pub-
lic might draw false conclusions about the plaintiff. The
suits are disturbing because any person can use them to pun-,
ish the publication of truthful information and, worse, to
deter the future publication of truthful information.
In a recent case, the Pensacola News Journal was sued for
false light invasion of privacy based on an article that the
plaintiff claimed implied he murdered his wife during a
hunting trip. The plaintiff never disputed that he had fatal-
ly shot his wife but contended the newspaper's use of the
phrase "shot and killed" implied murder. The article stated
-in a subsequent paragraph that authorities had determined
that the shooting was a hunting accident. Although each
sentence in the story was true and based entirely on public
records, the plaintiff claimed the -article placed him'in a
"false light," or, more accurately, placed him in a "bad
light." The jury accepted the argument and entered a verdict
against the newspaper for S18.28 million dollars. The case'
is now on appeal.. .
Other cases filed around the state by a variety of plaintiffs
also seek millions or even billions of dollars, in damages for
articles and television broadcasts that are entirely true and
based on information taken from public records, but that are
claimed to convey false and defamatory implications.
These lawsuits, often leveled against newspapers and
other media, can also be directed at anyone who publishes
truthful information. All persons and businesses must now
prepare to litigate the impression that may be created by the
, .truthful. reporting of the contents of. public records. For;
S--example, businesses that use public records to compile infor-,
mation for potential employers or to supply financial insti-
tutions with credit reports may be sued for the impression
created by their reports.
The United States Supreme Court, courts throughout the
nation, and even most courts in Florida have recognized for
many years that the "false light" tort is easily misused by
plaintiffs seeking to punish speech about public matters.
This has led many states to reject these lawsuits or to tight-
en the requirements for bringing them.
In a similar, bipartisan effort to correct this growing prob-
-lem in Florida, Senator Rod Smith (D-Gainesville), has filed
a bill (SB 1346) that will clarify the requirements-for bring-
ing a false light lawsuit. Representative David Simmons (R-
Altamonte Springs), Chairman of the House Judiciary.
Committee, likewise is supporting a proposed committee
bill to do the same, thing.
These bills will ensure that truthful speech is protected
"against "false light" claims just as effectively as it is protect-
ed against libel claims. This not orily will protect legitimate
reporting by journalists and the right of the public to .news
.and information, it also will protect individuals and busi-
1 nesses that publish truthful information as a part of their
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Use Guana site for sc
To the editor: .....
Please let it be known that,
we agree and strongly sup-
port the Ponte Vedra High
School being built on the.
land behind Publix shopping
center. We need a high
school in Ponte Vedra fast!
'Lind and Steve Feidler
Ponte Vedra Beach
To the editor:
I support a Ponte Vedra
high school east; of the
Please make sure that this
happens. This is the best and
most suitable solution for a
high school in Ponte Vedra.
Please support the Micklers
location as requested by the
Ponte Vedra High School
coalition *) to ,h A
Ponte Vedra Beach
To the editor:
If you were at one of the
meetings regarding the pro-
posed new site of a high
school in Ponte Vedra, I
don't need to tell you that
our community is in support
If you listened to the facts
presented, you will support it
also and present the facts in a
truthful manner. The people
of Ponte Vedra urge you to
stay on top of this hot topic
and keep the facts- straight.,
Ponte Vedra Beach
To the editor:
We have lived in this North
Florida region for over 27
years, the last 10 years in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
our two sons are products
of the public school system
and three of our grandchil-
dre6n that reside in Ponte
Vedra Beach will attend pub-
We believe strongly that
the new high school should
be in the Ponte Vedra com-
munity which I define as east
of the Intracoastal Waterway
and preferably at the newly
proposed. Mickler site. We
encourage you to join with
us in support of this new ini-'
tiative and encourage readers
to support this worthy effort.
It is the right thing to do!
Mr & Mrs Davis
Ponte Vedra Beach
To the editor:
Please know that I am in
favor of the Mickler Road site
for the Ponte .Vedra -.hgh:.
school. I have-, looked- care-
---fully, as everyone on the
school board should, at the
facts about the environmen-
tal issues and the options for
a high school in the area.
Why this site?
Traffic patterns and access
are very good
Amount .of land is more
Price is great for county
and State FREE!!
being given is high quality
and will give more animals
and wildlife a permanent,
A location east of the
Intracoastal Waterwdy makes
sense for residents, living in
the school district. The dis-
trict covers the eastern coast
along AlA as far north as JTB
and south to St Augustine.
Only a very small percentage
of residents of the district
live west, of the waterway.
Ponte Vedra Beach
To the ed
to the ear
Board and N
als out of a
a broad lac
what you ca
acres of pi
Biologist supports using Gu
To the editor:
I was a field biologist fresh out of college when
I joined "Friends. of Newport Bay" in southern
California as a field naturalist and Saturday pro-
gram docent. The purpose of this group was to
interpret the biology and history of the upper
Newport Bay tidal basin to visitors, thereby pro-
tecting it. It is a very important ecological habitat
for the migratory bird Pacific Flyway, then under
severe development pressure. A controversy
existed several years before, not unlike the Guana
Preserve question: a new college, the University
of California, irvine, was being developed just
south of the basin on its border, and the storm
drainage was being directed into the bay.
The important point for the purposes of the
proposed Ponte Vedra high school is what
occurred to solve the dilemmas faced by that
development. The UC system and regents
embraced the idea that the school was being
placed next to a protected habitat and made it
part of the new school's core values. Science and
anthropological sites, use as a natural laboratory,
research into the preservation of the bay, species
specific counts, development of the drainage
-infrastructure and treatment -system, and; other
activities, have improved the Upper Newport Bay
preserve, by making it into an integral part of-the
landscape there. Its future has been better secured
through this partnership, despite being on some
of the most expensive potential real estate in the
world, right next to the famed Newport Harbor.
There is an opportunity to do something simi-
lar with the new high school site proposed on
Micklers Landing Road. With some innovation
and partnership, the school could embrace the
Guana parklands as one of its core values. As.the
site was developed, special care towards maximiz-
ing similar values, as the UCs
would act as a natural bor
degradation of this resource.
planning, athletic facilities,
would be seen through this
magnet environmental studied
within a school concept,
Development curriculum' gea
modating the rapid growth t
continue to have, or other en
pinnings (such as the name
Guana Preserve High Scho
Certain building principals
account the impacts of the sc
maximized to buffer the effec
The impact of future tr
.(which include increasing ei
alone dictate the need for a ]
Ponte Vedra. If the expense
these values into the school's
were juxtaposed against the 1
bus cost alone, the additional
itself. If this approach solved
putting the site there, which
lessen development costs, it w
cost of the approach. Most in
.zens of Palm Valley, the int
Ponte Vedra, would have a
something special to give bac
,Development of the education
could be as important as t
Development is not the culp:
may be the answer.
Mr. Peyton's offer is very g
be met affirmatively.
D Gift is a
ST1 f there was ever a southern
belle soul mate for St.
Francis of Assisi, it would
have been my Aunt Ruth.
During the past seven decades,
Ruth has spent numerous
sleepless nights nursing sick or
t0 injured dogs,or cats. She has
t also emptied her bank account
more than once in order to
provide medical, care for a crit-
hool terin need.
ShIl n addition to filling her own
home with rescued animals,
litor: Ruth helped care for creatures at
ris vastly superior .my Uncle Sam's farm, which is
rlier one by Mr located 20 miles from her home.
ohn''s School Since Sam, who was mentally
we urge you to do and physically handicapped,
ou can to help the had one of the most forlorn col-
ents benefit from elections of rescued rag tag dogs,
Ruth's furry friends loved to
uld pull StJohns visit.
choolBoard/Offici "What else could I do?" my
huge hole dug by aunt explained when I asked
k of how she managed to hold a part
in planning for time jog, keep up with her own
unforeseen animals, and make a 40 mile
round trip trek to help care for
t on board and do the crew at Sam's.
an to promote this "The animals always brought
Sam so much joy," Ruth told me
ernard L. Oechsli after her baby brother died.
monte Vedra Beach Though Ruth would occasion-
ally fuss at Sam for letting
another scrawny stray move in,
she would never have tossed
any bf theinm out. In fact, my
litorg e.-gt.1,vei helped,' establish a.
ip -4bI-HId' th A prtbiarta'in her. hofetownI oef
Florida St. Johns Tupelo, Mississippi, whereby
;h School in Ponte dogs and cats could be alteredat
iind the Publix aloww price.
et on .Mickler "It's the key to stopping the
overflow of unwanted pets," she
)w: [governor can] preached. .
sion to the Guana Ruth's employer, not a fan of
Matanzas National fur, was so touched by my aunt's
Research Reserve steadfast devotion to her cause
) to give 50. acres that she began giving her a most
planted turpen- unusual gift each Christmas.
land abutting a "Maybelle, did it again," Ruth
enter and get 50 told me this year. "She gave me
ristine waterfront $3,000 for the spay/neuter pro-
ak hammock for- gram."
Herb Peyton's Though the money was usual-
ly gone within a few weeks,
of Ponte Vedra Ruth was always amazed at her
Valley will get a boss' generosity.
t is truly theirs. Last month Ruth was sad-
on efforts will dened when her 94-year-old
pines for highly employer died.
hands. "Maybelle was a .dear friend
'edra- and Palm who touched the lives ,-f hun-
depending upon dreds,." Ruth lamented
Little. did, Ruth know of
I Maybelle's plan to touch hun-
Everette Street dreds more, especially the furry
monte Vedra Beach kind.
After Maybelle's death, her
daughter Emily flew in from
Texas to handle the necessary
arrangements. Emily tried to
give Ruth her mother's expen-
sive Antiques and art work.
"Oh no," Ruth declined. "I
laana appreciate your generosity, but
all that needs to go to you and
your four boys."
system did out west, Ruth went on to tell Emily
der guard to future that at age 70, she was not in
Road and parking need of anything.
and natural buffers "Would you at least take
s prism. Perhaps a Mama's car," Emily prodded.
s emphasis, a school "Since you used it to drive her
a Planning and around, that only seems fitting.
red towards accom- We'd be so honored if you'd take
hat our county will it."
environmental under- Ruth surveyed her ownl0-
of the School, i.e. year-old junker and accepted.
ol), could be used. Paper work completed, my
s which take into elderly aunt became the owner
school would also be of the only new vehicle she'd
:t. ever had. Last week Ruth got a
transportation costs final unexpected surprise
environmental costs) "Mama left something else for
local high school in you," Emily said when she
se of incorporating called Ruth. "She left instruc-
Sdevelopment costs tions for me to give you a gift for
ong term savings of your animal care projects. You'll
I cost would pay for be receiving a $1000 dollars for
I the controversy of every year you worked for
ch would, in turn, Mom."
vould also offset the My aunt, who'd taken care of
importantly, the citi- Maybelle's business affairs for
tracoastal area, and over 46 years, was stunned.
school which has "I mean you now have
k to the community. $46,000 to do your pet projects,"
nal values of the site Emily assured. "Even though
the physical plant. Mama wasn't an animal lover to
rit here. Guiding it begin with, your steadfast com-
mitment to their care won her
generous and should over.. I'm sure Mama will be
looking down and smiling at
what you,;; do with this gift."
Michael Timpane I'll bet Saint Francis will be
Ponte Vedra Beach grinning as well.
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March 3,2006 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 5A
More letters to the editor:
shift its focus
To the editor:
Escalating property values
the Beaches idipact everyone
not only those displaced fro
low income housing. All pro.
erty' owners will pay high
taxes, some will becon
"house poor". There are als
positive impacts for resident
as those living near upgrade
properties might expect
lower crime rate and increase
values in their neighborhood
The First Coast does off
reasonably priced rental hou
ing, it just may not be whe
each individual prefers to liv
The marketplace is creatir
this situation, and we all nie
to adapt to changing circus
stances. The world doesn't er
at the Intracoastal!
at The Beaches Housing
ie, Coalition might be more effec-
m tive if they focused their efforts
p- in helping existing property,
er owners in need fix up their
ie properties before they are
so forced out of them.
ts, Often we see generous dona-
ed tions made by individuals so
a that new low cost homes can
ed be built (but not in their com-
s. munity, of course) for those in
er need. That money and effort
s- would go further by helping
re those without the means to
e. maintain or upgrade their
ig property in the face of rising
n.- Keith Falt
id 'Atlantic Beach
To the editor:
On Monday night as I sat
and listened to everyone's
opposition to the outdoor seat-
ing that was being discussed at
the Planning Commission I
couldn't help but think that
that most everyone was miss-
ing what the intent of the
Planning Departments recom-
It is merely wanting to make
changes to the process that
would allow restaurants the
opportunity to have outdoor
seating. I personally welcome
this change and I do believe it
is time for it.
Jacksonville Beach has few
outdoor seating establishments
and now with the demise of
First Street Grille it has even
less. I am hoping that both the
Planning Department and the
City Council revisit this plan in
the form of a workshop. I do
believe that there are still issues
that need to be resolved in this
change in the process but I do
believe that it can be done.
In conclusion I do want to
stress that I am against any
outdoor bars that would allow
the consumption of alcohol
into 'the late hours of the
night. However, I do believe
that the Planning Department
is making a move in the right
direction with this proposal.
Lets keep working on this
together and hopefully the city
can come up with a plan that
would be agreeable with both
residents and restaurant own-
Please, learn etiquette
What would you do if
you sat down for din-
ner and saw an array
of flatware before you, knowing
that you only needed a knife
and a fork?
Well, one young man who
was a guest, among several oth-
ers, of a recruiter looking for a
new employee gathered up
everything he didn't need. "The
wait staff came by and he care-
fully handed them over and
said, 'I won't be using all of
these, so you might as well take
Lydia Ramsey is recalling one
of her horror stories: "The wait-
er was so taken aback, he didn't
know what to do. I guess that
person had never seen that
Ramsey has seen and heard of
a faux pas or two. It's her busi-
ness, after all, to know what to
do when you sit down at a fancy
dinner or interview for a job or
introduce yourself or whatever.
She runs a business in Savannah
called "Manners That Sell" she
has a book by the same name -
and she does seminars on busi-
ness etiquette all over the coun-
I told her of the time I inter-
viewed a prospective reporter
who ate an apple while he
"His mother probably didn't
think to tell him not to do that,"
Ramsey says. "l don't think I
would have said to my children,
'Don't take food into the inter-
view.' I think they'd have more
sense than to do that."
But what do you do when
your cell phone rings during a
job interview? A college student
asked that question just the
All the students looked at
Ramsey as if to say, "Of course,
we all have our cell phones with
"Well," she told them, "you,
would turn them off, wouldn't
you?"' And that means before
you go for the interview. And
you get rid of your gum and bot-
So, I ask, what's the big deal
about carrying a bottle of. water
everywhere? The etiquette
expert doesn't know,V bt she has
noticed that a cell phone and a
bottle of water are now essen-
tials of life.,
Lydia Ramsey is like me. She's
happy with plain old tap water.
But she knows some waiters
aren't happy with our choice.
She recalls the time in California
she and her husband,, Hank,
were asked if they wanted water
with their meal, and the waiter
named two bottled waters with
French names and tap water.
"And he kind of turned his nose
up when he said 'tap.'
"So we said 'tap' kind of hesi-
tantly," she remembers. "And
when he brought it, I almost
expected him to be wearing rub-
ber gloves or something to put it
down. So we drank our tap
water and he looked down his
nose at us all night."
You see, job seekers, knowing
proper etiquette doesn't mean
you're a snob. It means, among
other things, you know that all
that silverware is there for a rea-
son. Don't hand it to the waiter.
To the editor:
On behalf of the children
and communities of Ponte
Vedra Beach and Palm Valley, I
ask that you support the NEW
Fee Title land exchange pro-
posal put forth by Mr. Herb
Peyton. He has offered to
exchange 50 acres of his 104-
acre Outpost parcel, for
approximately 50 acres of State
owned land for a public high
school in Ponte Vedra.
Mr. Peyton's land has been
identified by the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission as a "high priority
acquisition," needed to deter
development along the shores
of Lake Ponte Vedra (Guana
River). His proposal would
allow the state to protect and
conserve 50 acres of high-
value, natural resource land it
seeks in exchange for 50 acres
ofiRine Plantation land,-owned'
by the state,"lbcated behind the
new Publix Shopping Center
on Mickler Road.
This NEW proposal needs to
be heard because Mr. Peyton's
"no strings" offer promotes the-
Our Community Wins: A
To the editor:
While I support our troops, I
believe it is time to end the
false and misleading recruiting
practices of our military.
According to the Marine
Corps Times, the government
has set recruitment goals that
are 7 percent higher than last
year, but most branches of the
armed services are below their
current recruitment goals.
The military knows they
need to make adjustments in
order to increase recruitment
but they should not be allowed
to take students' private infor-
mation. The military has also
started distributing video
games in an effort to connect
with young people. These
drive you mad".
Service Upgrades- Repairs
A division of
1521 Penman Rd
Ponte Vedra High School with-
in our community will be a
source of spirit, pride, and a
central rallying point we cur-
rently do not have.
State Conservation Wins:
Public protection is extended
to 50 acres of higher value, nat-
ural resource land that the state
has identified as a "high priori-
State and County Tax Payers
Win: At no cost, the State gains
50 acres of higher value, natu-
ral resource land while the
county also acquires 50 acres of
land for the high school at no
Our Kids Win: They will
attend a high school in the
community where they live.
This NEW proposal not only
secures land for a much needed
community high school, but
protects and conserves an in-
holding of the GRVNIM'AUiThi Il
pro6pdsal'would achieve both at!
no land acquisition cost to
either the State or St. Johns
How can you say no?
Ponte Vedra Beach
games make war seem like a lot
of fun, something that can be
easily controlled, and if you get
killed just hit the reset button!
In real life, dying or having
your arm or leg blown off is
nothing like a video game. It's
for real, and it's permanent. Is
a few thousand dollars for col-
lege three or four years down
the road worth dying for?
'You have my personal
I put my name on it."
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To the editor:
Please DO NOT use the
Guana Preserve for a high
school site. Please protect
Florida "preserve" areas.
I believe the best site is
East of Davis Park.
Ponte Vedra Beach
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Spring spruce-up 'is beckon-
ing, and so I'm pondering a
once-in-a-lifetime project: clean-
ing out the utter clutter in my
house. After 44 years at the same
address, I've amassed a mass of
"items" that could-fill a landfill.
However, since I grew up during
the Not-Sq-Great Depression;. a
waste not-want not era, the-
prospect of removing all the
things I could never part with is
daunting. I might phone
Neptune Beach city hall to see if
there's an extra charge to have
the garbage men collect my
My wife; who passed away in
1998, was the direct opposite of
me when it came to "stuff."
Wherever she was, at home or
work, she was the first-string
pitcher. If it didn't have a useful
function, out it went. She want-
ed to de-rubbish my study but
refrained because several people
who went in there have never
been seen again.
We had a very happy, 50-year
marriage. Still, I consistently
picked up my socks, etc., and
took out the garbage because I
was always a little unsure
whether she was gonna throw
me out, too. Okay, that's a gag,
but since she died, I'm afraid my
pack rat penchant has become
more pronounced. If she were
warming up in the bullpen, I'd
call her for relief.
I'm obviously not alone on
this foible. There's an enterpris-
ing guy in New York, Ron
Alford, who calls my malady
"disposophobia: the fear of get-
ting rid of stuff." He runs a com-
pany called Disaster Masters and
offers professional help to peo-
ple whose digs have gotten so
overstuffed there are fire, safety,
and health hazard issues.
The implication is that such
folks have a mental problem.
However, I've always been able
to justify my hoarding. For
instance, I still have a file cabi-
net stuffed with customer docu-
ments from when we owned a
travel agency 15 years ago.
Then there are the broken chairs
that have been hanging in my
garage for about a decade. I fig-
tue that one of these days I'll fix
I must adr'itT,' f can Ialoit
hear my wife laughtfig' at nfe
while she purges St Peter's files.
More outdoor seating
benefits everyone here can you say no
benefits everyone here", to using Peyton's ofer?
Military must adjust the
way it recruits personnel
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Friday, March 3
Day of Prayer: First Christian
Church of the Beaches, 2125
Ocean Front, Neptune Beach,
will be open to the public from
6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for
prayer and meditation in obser-
vance of the World Day of
Prayer. Call 246-2010 for infor-
Garage sale: Christ United
Methodist Church will have a
garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. today and March 4 at 400
Penman Road, Neptune Beach.
Call 249-5370 for information.
Book sale: The Great
Jacksonville Book Sale will be
held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March
4, and noon to 6 p.m. March 5
at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds,
downtown Jacksonville, Exhibit
Hall B. Parking is free. Call 630-
2304 between 10 a.m. and 6
p.m. for information.
Brown bag lunch: Bring
your lunch to the GTM Reserve
Center from noon to 1 p.m.
and learn about the horseshoe
crab. The center is located at
505 Guana River Road.
Attendance is free. ;Call 904-
823-4500 for information.
West Point Society: The
West Point Society of North
Florida will hold a Founder's
Day Celebration at the Casa
Marina Hotel in St. Augustine at
7:30 p.m. Lt. Gen. William J.
Lennox Jr., superintendent of
the U.S. Military Academy, is
the guest speaker.
Saturday, March 4
Book signing: Local poet Lou
Davies-James will be at The
Walkabout Cafe from 9 a.m. till
noon to sign copies of her book
"Adrift In the Holy." The
SWalkabout is located next tpo
Outback Steakhouse on Atlantic
Boulevard. Call 241-4836 for
Read-a-thon: Dr. Seuss's
Birthday Read-a-Thon in cele-
bration of "Read Across
America Day" will be held from
JO a.M .ni at the Beache.,
Branch library, 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach. Visit with the
Cat-in-the-Hat, the Grinch, and
more. Call 270-1651 for infor-
Spring carnival: Ponte Vedra
Palm Valley and MK Rawlings
elementary, schools will host
their Annual Spring Carnival
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There
will be rides, food, entertain-
ment, games and prizes for the
kids. There will also be a basket
raffle and silent auction. The
public is welcome.
Art class: A family art class
will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at'
the Jacksonville Museum of
Modern Art, 333 N. Laura St.,
Jacksonville. The class is free
with museum admission. For,
information, call Ashlie
Johnson at 366-6911, extension
207, or e-mail
Potluck dinner: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch 290
will serve potluck dinners from
5 to 8 p.m. at 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. The cost
is $5, and the public is invited.'
Call 246-6855 for information
or to place take-out orders.
Dance tryouts: Dance try-
outs for the Jacksonville
Stallions indoor football team
will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.
today,; and 6 to 8 p.m. March 6,
at the 'Jacksonville Indoor
Sports Facility at Emerson and I-
95. Call 251-5777 for informa-
Sunday, March 5
Meditation and dharma:
Carol Lutker will give a talk on
meditation and dharma from
10 to 11:30 a.m. at Cobalt
Moon Center's Sky Studio, 217
First St., Neptune Beach. Call
386-246-4092 for information.
ArtFusion: "ArtFusion for
Families" is held from noon to
4 p.m. at the Jacksonville
Museum of Modem Art, 333,N.
Laura St., Jacksonville. Call
Ashlie Johnson at 366-
6911, extension 207, for .
Book release party:
Local poet Lou Davies-
James will be at
Culhane's Irish Public
House in Atlantic Beach
from 7 to 9 p.m. to cele-
brate the release of her
book "Adrift In the Holy."
Call 241-4836 for inforima-
Older buddies: The
Mayor's Older Buddies pro-
gram meets from 10 a.m. to
1 p.m. at Metropolitan Park.
Call' 354-2600,, extension
206, for information.
Real Sense: The Real Sense
program offers free income
tax preparation from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Tuesday and 1 to 5
p.m. Wednesday 'through
April 12 at the Beaches Branch
Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
'DAR: The Ponte Vedra DAR
chapter will meet at 10:45 a.m.
at Sawgrass Country Club,
10034 Golf Club Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach. The 2005-2006
'Good Citizen Award winners
are the speakers.
Health initiative: The
University of North Florida's
Women and Girls Health
Initiative will feature breast
cancer researcher Dr. Edith A.
Perez from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
at the Jacksonville Marriott
Hotel at Southpoint, 4670
Salisbury Road, Jacksonville.
Tickets are $35 per person. Call
904-620-2810 for information.
Business & Professional Women
will meet from 5:30 to 7:30
p.m. at Gallery Bistro on
Southside Boulevard. The cost is
$27. Call 218-8341 for informa-
Mixer: The Beaches Division
of the Jacksonmille Regional
Chamber of Commerce will
have its monthly mixer from
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Players by,
the Sea, 106 N. 6th St.,
Jacksonville Beach. There is no,
charge. Call 249-3868 for infor-
Award-winning author David
Liss will be at The Bookmark at
7 p.m. to discuss and sign-
copies of his new mystery "The
Ethical Assassin." Call 241-9026
Life Line Screening: Life
Line Screening will be at the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center at 9 a.m. at 2004 Forest
Ave. in Neptune Beach. For
prices and scheduling informa-
tion, call 1-877-237-1287.
Preregistration is required.
SSpring Has Sprung: Pat
Lopez of Ace Florist at Marsh
Landing Parkway will present
"Spring Has Sprung" at 10 a.m.
at the Ribault Garden Club, 705
BEAUTIFUL WOOD $3 9
IN STOCK.! WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
INSTALLATION AVAILABLE.....................ONLY per ,..
BEAUTIFUL 50oz,$ M
PLUSH CARPET $138
MANY COLORS TO CHOOSE F0ION., g pr
IN Soc0I. PLUS PAPI INSTALLATION. q ft
I 12"Xt2 Ceramic Til
Starting at $1,01 s4t. m. .
2nd Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
The cost is $15 and reservations
are required. Call 221-5191 for
information and registration.
Newcomers: Newcomers of
the Beaches, an organization
for women who are new to the
area, will hold its monthly
luncheon at 11.a.m. at the Casa
Marina Hotel, 691. 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Tickets are
$18. Call Maggie Penn at 904-
Local poet Lou Da
book "Adrift in the
Connection outreach' 1
will be held from 11
12:30 p.m. at the Jac
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$4.50. The program is "histori-
cal Mayport." Reservations are
required by 5 p.m. the Monday
before the luncheon. Call 246-
'2926 for information.
Republican Women's Club:
The Republican Women's Club
of Duval Federated will have, a
social at 11:30 a.m., followed by
a luncheon and program at
3052 for information.
JCCI forum: JCCI will have a
forum titled "Streetscape to
Skyline: Do We Need Higher
Design Standards?" from 5:30
to 7 p.m. in the JCCI confer-
ence room, 2434 Atlantic Blvd.,
Suite 100, Jacksonville. Call
Esther at 396-3052 for reserva-
Republican Club: The
Republican Club of the Beaches
will hold its regular monthly
meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Po Boys
Restaurant, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. The 6:30
p.m. social will be followed by a
7 p.m. meeting. Jim Overton,
city of Jacksonville property
appraiser, is the guest speaker.
Call Ed Raube at 246-7979 for
in formation. ,
', Saturda March
Garage sale: The Ribault
*: ". Garden Club will have a'garage
sale/treasure hunt from 8 to 11
a.m. at 705 2nd Ave.,.
lacksonville Beach. Admission
is free and all are welcome. r
SLuncheon and fashion
show: ,Sons Of Italy Beaches
Lodge will have its first
Elegant Luncheon and
HFashion Show" from 12:30 to.
3:30 p.m. at Mfax's Restaurant
Ballroom,- 316 Beach Blvd.,
c t or Jacksonville Beach. Proceeds
will benefit Baptist Beaches
Hospital's Orthopedics Unit.
March 3 is the deadline for
... 'y'' .ticket sales. Call 242-4929
S or 992-6077.
Art class: A family, art
class will be held from 2 to
3 p.m. at the Jacksonville
Museum of Modern Art,
2* -' 333 N. Laura' 'St.,
Jacksonville. The class is
TV. R free with museum admis-
WWI sion. For information,
call' Ashlie Johnson at
iU at The Walkabout Cafe 366-6911, extension 207,
a ries-James will be at Tho sin copies of her or e-mail ajohnson
Holy." The Walkabout is located next to. @joma.org.
)seon Atlantic Boulevard. 1Genealogists: The
u Southern Genealogist's
Exchange Sodiety, Inc.,
noon, at the Radis on$Lad apti u
ation. Ri'erwalk Hotel, Prudential Lake Shore Blvd., Jacksonville.
Drive. Former Florida Brent Holcomb, editor of the
Women's Congressman Bill 'MicCollum, "South Carolina Magazine of
uncheon candidate for attorney general Ancestral Research," is the
a.m. till of the state of Florida, is the speaker. Call 904-778-1000 for
ksonville guest speaker. The cost is $16 information.
Golf and Country Club on
Hodges Blvd. The cost is $17.
Call 221-4536 for information.
Post reporter and award-win-
ning environmental journalist
Michael Grunwald will be at
The Bookmark at 7 p.m. to dis-
cuss and sign copies of his new
book "The Swamp: The Story of
the Everglades." Call Rona
Brinlee at 241-9026 for infor-
Democratic Club: The Ponte
Vedra Beach Democratic Club'
meets' at 7 pm. at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Marilyn Boren will speak on
effective grassroots organiza-
tion. Call Barbara Paterick at'
904-273-5310 for information.
Thursday, March 9:
Jewelry sale: BMCBeaches
HospitalAuxiliary will have a
jewelry sale from 7 a.m. to 4
p.m. today, and 7 a.m. to'3 p.m.
March 10, in the main lobby of
the Beaches Hospital, 1350
13th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach.
The sale is open to the public,
Luncheon: The Seniors By
The Sea luncheon will be held
at 11 a.m. at Beaches United
Methodist Church, 7th Avenue
North and 3rd Street,
with reservations or $21 at the
door. Call Willa Farrell at 910-.
3533 or e-mail email@example.com
by March 2.
Luncheon: The Beaches
Division of the Jacksonville
Regional Chamber of
Commerce will have its month-
ly luncheon at Sawgrass
Country Club, 9795 Summer
Place, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Jacksonville Councilman Art'
Graham is the speaker. Tickets
are $15 with reservations or $20
at the door. Call 249-3868 to
.Spaghetti supper: The
Jacksonville Beach Woman's
Club will host a spaghetti sup-
per from.4:30 to 7 p.m. at the
clubhouse, 1315 N. 2nd Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach. 'Coffee and
tea will be provided; bring your
own wine or beer. Tickets are
$10 for adults, $5 for children 6
to 12, and free for ages under 6;
tickets will also be available at
the door. Proceeds will benefit
Participants are wanted for
JCCI's study on Jacksonville's'
homicide rate. The study com-
mittee will 'meet Thursdays
from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. through
June 29. Call Chandra at 396-
St. Paul's Catholic School
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Non-Smoking mom available
Sunday, March 12
ArtFusion: "ArtFusion for
Families" is held from noon to
4 p.m. at the Jacksonville
Museum of Modern Art, 333 N.
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We are the Palm Tree ExperW i
1000's of Palm Trees
We deliver and install
Washingtonia Palms Queen Palms
Pyg.my Palms Date Palms Pineapple Palms
Plido Palms Sago Palms
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Wholesale and Retail
We sell to zoos, homeowners, universities,
landscape architects, hotels and landscapers
10023 Beach Blvd.
Laura St., Jacksonville. Call
Ashlie. Johnson at 366-6911,
extension 207, for information.
Reception: A reception for
artist Joyce Gabious will be held
from 2 to 6 p.m. at A Charles
Gallery, 228 3rd Ave. N.,
"Mindscapes," a collection of
watermedia and collage paint-
ings, will be on display through
March 25. The public is invited.
Call 904-339-0029 for informa-
Scandinavian society: The
Scandinavian American Society
of the South will host the Duke
University Chorale at 3:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be served
afterward, and admission is
free. Call Anna Large at 743-
2214 or Darleen Hutto at 725-
1665 for information.
Tuesday, March 14
Small business expert: The
Beaches Division of the
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce will host Sandy
Bartow, executive director of
the Women's Business Center,
from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Beaches
Chamber Office, 325
Jackson-ille Drive, Jacksonville
Beach. There is no charge, but
appointments are required. Call
Blood drive: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 will
hold a blood drive from 3 to 7
p.m. at 390 Mayport. Road,
Atlantic Beach. All donors will
receive a free steak dinner and
drink of choice. Call 246-6855
Jacksonville University will host
a debate on evolution and intel-
ligent design at 7 p.m. in the
Terry. Concert Hall. The event is
free and open to the public.
Call 904-256-7102 for informa-
Divorce care class: A support
group for separated and
divorced will offer divorce care
classes at 6:30 p.m. at Palm
allYv Baptist Church, 4890
Pail \alley Road. 2851244.,
Coffee on the Coast: The
Beaches Division 'of the
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce will have "Coffee
on the Coast" at 8 a.m. at
2Nique's, 544 Atlantic Blvd.,
Neptune Beach, iri the K-Mart
-plaza. The cost is $2. Call 249-
3868 for information.
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 7A
Maximo B. DeGuzman, 81,
died Feb. 28, 2006. He was
born April 13, 1924, in Orion
Bataan, Philippines and moved
to Jacksonville in 1976.He was
a parishioner of St. John,s
Catholic Church, a veteran of
World War II and, a 4th Degree
Knight of Columbus. Prior to
retirement he was a Control
Manager for Bono's Bar-B-Que.
Family members include his
wife of 59 years, Pat C.
DeGuzman; sons, Manny
(Lannie) DeGuzman, Lito
(Ruby) DeGuzman and Virgel
DeGuzman; daughter, Elvie
(Robert) Flor; sister, Rosario
Banda; grandchildren, Elvie
Lynn (Christian) Smith,
Shandy DeGuzman, Tristan
DeGuzman, Rainer Flor, and
Rapheal Mathew DeGuzman
and several nieces and
Visitation will be held yester-
day and today, Friday, from 6
to, 8 p.m. in the Chapel of
Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral
Home with a Prayer Vigil held
Friday at 7 p.m. Mass of
Christian Burial will be cele-
brated at 1 p.m., Saturday,
March 4 in the St. John's
Catholic Church with the
Reverend Jerard O,Shea as,
Celebrant. Interment will fol-
low in Beaches Memorial Park
-of Atlantic Beach.
Arrangements handled by
Quinn Shalz Funeral Home.
Author to visit
Bookmark in AB
Bestselling Florida mystery
writer Randy Wayne White will
be at The Bookmark in Atlantic
Beach on Tuesday, March 21 at
7 p.m. to read from and sign
copies of his new book Dark
In his 13th Doc Ford mys-
tery, a Category 4 hurricane
hits the west coast of Florida
and reshapes the ocean bot-
tom, and uncovers an old
White began his Doc Ford
series in 1990. His mysteries
include Sanibel Flats, North of
Havana, and Tampa Bum.
Ralph Francis Miller
Ralph Francis Miller, age 85,
of 143 Bradford Park, died on
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006 at Silver
In Rochester, NY on June 1,
1921, Miller was born into the
family of Aloysius and
Josephine Miller. He shared
childhood with his siblings,
Eleanor, Ray, Ted, Joe, and
Mary. As a young adult, he
joined the Army Air Corp and
served 'during World War II.
After returning home at the
end- of the war, a short time
later, he met and was married
to Doris Driscol until, her
death. They had three chil-
dren, Tom, Kathy, and
Maryann. He had a career in
hospital and healthcare
finance, including Blue' Cross
and Blue Shield.
In 1981, he married Julie.
Anderson Drane in Atlantic
Beach. They shared a family
with his stepchildren, Emmett
and Laura Drane. He resided in
Ponte Vedra Beach until mov-
ing to Haywood County in
1992 with his wife, Julie. He
had a great love for God and St.
Margaret's Church, of which
he was a member and belonged
to the Knights of Columbus,
according to family. He is sur-
vived by his wife of 25 years,
Julie Anderson Miller; a moth-
er-in-law, Elise Smith' ,of
Savannah, GA; two daughters,
Kathy Sprague and husband,
Patrick, of Arlington Heights,
IL and Marvann Miller of
Huntley, IL; a step-daughter,
Laura Harris and husband,
Greg, of Clyde, NC; one son,
Tom Miller and wife, Connie,
of Atlantic Beach; a step-son,,
James E. Drane, Ill .and wife,
Cheryl, of Canton, GA; two
brothers, Raymond Miller and
wife, Ann, of Rochester, NY
and Ted Miller and wife,
Shirley, of Detroit, Ml; two sis-
ters-in-law, Mary Kay Miller of
Rochester, NY and Janet Tyler
and husband, David, of
Savannah, GA; one brother-in-
law, Jim Royal and wife,
Claudia, of St. Simons Island,
GA; and 11 grandchildren.
Funeral mass will be held at
11 on Saturday, March 4, 2006
at St. Margaret's Catholic
Church with Father Frank
Doyle officiating. Burial will
follow at Beards Creek
Primitive Baptist Church in
Glennville, GA. The family,
will receive friends one hour
prior to the service at the
Memorials may be made to
St. Margaret's Church, P.O. Box
1359, Maggie Valley, NC
28751 or Reach of Haywood
County, 1085 N. Main Street,
Waynesville, NC 28786.
Wells Funeral Home of
Waynesville, NC is in charge of
arrangements. For those who
-degiC"- line %60 4ar l
register is availablee at
"Obituaries" at "www.wellsfu-
Horace W Yerkes
Horace W. Yerkes, 88, long-
time resident of Jacksonville
Beach, died March 1, 2006, He
was born in Philadelphia and
worked as a machinist. After
retirement he moved to
Jacksonville Beach with his
loving wife, Helen who preced-
ed him in death. He was a
longtime member of St.
Andrews Lutheran Church.'
Surviving are a son, Joseph
and wife Suzi Yerkes ,of
Jacksonville Beach, two broth-
ers, Herbert Yerkes of
Jacksonville Beach, Norman
Yerkes of New Jersey, two
granddaughters, Jennifer and
husband Shant Nargiz, Nicole
and husband Derrick Ramos,
three great grandchildren,
Mckenzie and Adison Nargiz
and Derrick Ramos Jr.
Visitation will be Sunday,
March 5, from 6 8 p.m. at
Home, 1701 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach. A grave-
side service will be held on
Monday, March 6 at 11 a.m. at,
Beaches Memorial Park -in
In lieu of flowers, donations
in his name may be directed to
St. Andrews Light House, 1797
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250.
Obituary notices are published free of
charge as a community service. All
submissions are subject to editing. Paid
advertising space is available for more
detailed or personalized death notices.
Macrobiotic to Health
The initial meeting to learn
-more about the life-style
change using the Macrobiotic
Way to Health will be held at
the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center on Monday,
March 13 at 2 p.m.
Anyone interested in learn-
ing, or wants valuable infor-
mation .about how
to' eat healthier, is welcome
to attend. This initial meeting
would especially encourage
anyone who is now eating the
Macrobiotic Way to attend.
Plans are to have cooking
classes in the future, depend-
ing on the level of interest.
Call Mary Jeanne at 242
2702. or Tom at 249 3138 if
you cannot attend this meet-
ing but would like to have
input or suggest an alternate
meeting time/date, The
Center is located at 2004
Forest Avenue in Neptune
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center in cooperation
with AARP Tax-Aide is offering
free tax preparation and elec-
tronic tax filing for middle-
and low-income tax payers.
with special attention to those
ages 60 and older. This assis-
tance is being offered every
Friday from noon to 4 p.m.
Each tax filer is requested to
bring current tax forms and
any other pertinent informa-
"tion if itemizing deductions.
This service is being offered on
a first come first serve basis.
No appointments necessary.
Medicare Plan D Info
Seniors who still have not
selected a Medicare Plan D
provider are encouraged to
attend a free seminar
Wednesday, March 15, at
noon hosted by the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center
and sponsored by Humana,
Inc. The complimentary sem-
inar and lunch is courtesy of
Humana, Inc. This is an
informational session only.
Call for reservations 270-1688.
Board members for the Beaches Boys & Girls Club attend the local Youth of the Year dinner
sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (BGCNF).,The Beaches Club is one of
BGCNF's 11 facilities, and Beaches Club member, Katie Mihay, was one of the seven Youth
of the Year nominees this year. Pictured from left are Lisa Sawyer, Larry Giusti, Karen
Rerucha, B6b Franskousky, and Peter Reynolds.
Market analyst Charlie Clark
will be the guest speaker at the
March 10 meeting of the
Northeast Florida Builders
Association Sales and
Marketing Council (SMC.i The
meeting will. be held at the'
University. of North Florida
University Center at 12000
Alumni Drive. Clark will pro-,
vide a 2005 market review,
along with an industry update
on what to expect in 2006.
Breakfast will begin at 7:30
a.m. followed by the program
at 8 a.m. All attendees will
receive a copy of Clark's annu-
al Metrostudy report. The cost
is $15 for SMC members pie-
paid by Mar. 8, $18 for mem-
bers at the door and $20 for'
non-members. For reservations
or for more information on the
Sales arid Marketing Council,-
contact Portland Stuart at (904)
421.0298 or via e-mail at pstu-
W a n d'ai
Real Estate as a -
she was in the
real estate busi-
ness in 1983 -
1990, and took
some time away
to raise her two Camacho
d aug. ht ers .
Most recently, she was a per-
sonal assistant to one of
Stockton's top producers.
Jo A n n
Hendrix has *.
by Stockton Real
Estate as 2005 1'
Rookie of the '. '
Year. She is a .
J acksonville I
announces the addition of Wes
Daily and Casis Den man to the
Jacksonville Beach office and
Cara Ameer and Cheryl Peck to
the Sawgrass office.
Xu, CPA has
of Ennis, Pellum
.1 & Associates as a
A ''z S e n i 0 r
"6 5. t a f f
Xu She received her
Science from the ZhongNan
University of Accounting &
Finance and' her Master of:
Accounting from the
University of Missouri.
Publix district manager
Charlie harper was one of four
district managers to receive the
company's 2005 President's
The Beaches Resource
Center Oversight Committee
is distributing a Needs
Assessment Survey to teach-
ers, principals, guidance
counselors, mental health
and medical services
providers, and the general
public to collect input on
important issues surrounding
children and teens in the
Survey responses will help
the committee determine the
needs of the Beaches commu-
nitv, in order to take the steps
necessary to meet those
needs through Beaches
Resource Center IBRCi servic-
es, according to a press
The survey will also be
used as a benchmark tool
when the committee consid-
ers the merits of
Neighborhood Grant applica-
The survey must be com-.
pleted by March 18 in order
for the data to be made avail-
able to committee to use dur-
ing its Neighborhood Grant
assessment period in April.
Hard copy surveys may be
turned in to the Beaches
Resource Center or to any
local public school office in
the Beaches area.
The public may complete
the survey by visiting the
Beaches Resource Center Web
site at [www.educationcen-
Legal Aid of Jacksonville
offers free legal consultation
services to the public on
Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m.
at the Beaches Resource
Award at the annual leadership
conference held in Orlando
last month. Harper, who began
' ork at Publix in 1966 oversees
10' stores located: .in
Tacksonville and Ponte Vedra.
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S- Lacrosse earns key victory
It looks good on paper, but
the World Baseball Classic
is turning out to be a,
nightmare for major league
baseball players, managers
Ostensibly, the WBC is the
first true international compe-
tition featuring 16 teams of.
all-stars from around the
, In reality, when San Diego
Padres catcher Mike Piazza
suits up for Italy, a country
he's never even visited, the
WBC becomes a farce. Gene
Orza, chief operating officer
of the players association,
convinced Piazza to play for
Italy and tried to get Yankees'
pitcher Mike Mussina to do
"I told him I'm not Italian
arid nobody in my family is
Italian," Mussina informed
the New York media.
Among the big problems
with the WVBC is its timing.
Play begins Friday and major
leaguers are still rounding into
shape after a long winter of
hibernation. It's pitchers that
are most at risk of doing dam-.
age to their arms by trying to
r.ow hard too early in the
they plan to take it easy, but
in a close ballgame the adren-
aline will kick in and the
temptation to reach back for
something extra on that 3-2
fastball will be hard to resist.
Boston Red Sox slugger
David Ortiz, who,will play for
the Dominican Republic, cites
the limited pitch count and
overall shape of the partici-'
pants as reasons play will be a
notch below regular season
"I see it like pretty much
spring training games," he
said. "I don't think any one
of the players is ready to play
a full game yet, so it's going
to be interesting."
Another problem with the
WBC is that it pits teammates
against each other. Yankees
shortstop Derek Jeter will play
for the United States while
outfielder Bernie Williams
will don the colors of his
native Puerto Rico. Will
Williams try to take Jeter.out
at second on a double-play?
How would combustible
owner George Steinbrenner
react to an injury to either
But perhaps the largest '
problem with the World
Baseball Classic is that sortime
of the biggest names have
withdrawn. Stars such as
Manny Ramirez, Pedro
Martinez and Vladimir
Guerrero three big guns on
the talent-laden Dominican
squad have opted out.
Yankees outfielder Hideki
Matsui will not play for
Japan. Mariano Rivera has
said thanks, but no thanks to
Initially, the WBC was sup-
posed to provide a test of the
best against the best, but with
so many late scratches it's
more like the out-of-shape
pretty goods versus the we're-
kinda-talented also rans.
The recently completed
Winter Olympics demonstrat-
ed national pride carn be a
great motivating factor. Many
participants in the WBC are
proud of their heritage and
wish to honor the colors on
the front of their jerseys.
But let's not kid ourselves.
Major League baseball players
truly play for only one color:
Green. There's no money on
the line in the classic, but
players will soon return to the
egotistical pursuit of playing
forthe name on the back of
their jerseys. That's when
we'll know it really is baseball
By CHUCK ADAMS
The Nease boys lacrosse team
continued its strong start with a
morale-building, 11-8 win over
The victory came on the heels
of two earlier wins, a season-
opening, 15-3 decision over
Maday, followed by an 8-3 tri-
umph against Episcopal, anoth-
er school the Panthers have
found hard to beat.
Nease lost at Winter Park 14-4
Feb. 25, making the Bolles win
led the Panthers
with four goals
each. Three of
goals came in
the third quar-
ter, while PANTHER
Carson netted PANTHE
two in the sec- BULLDOG
Freshman attacker Brett Ang-
erer, all 5'7" and 125 pounds of
him, put two behind Bolles goal-
keeper Ryan Switzer, while jun-
ior midfielder Stockton, return-
ing from a shoulder injury, had,
a goal and two assists.
To most of the Panthers, the'
victory was. their first-ever
against the Bulldogs. That
includes Chandler Barden, one
of the team's four senior cap-
tains, along with McManus,
defender Rob Bauwens and goal-
keeper Zach Wondrow.
Barden is a defensive main-
stay at 6'5", 190 pounds, size he
used to play tight end on Nease's
state championship football
"We never actually beat them
in the four years I've been play-
ing," said Barden. "We also beat
Episcopal, who we've never
beaten since I've been here."
Barden credited hard work for
the team's success. In that vein,.
Stockton, Bauwens, McManus
and junior midfielder Grant
McManus, who beat Bolles as
a freshman, was pleased by the
"It feels great beating Bolles
for the first time in a while," said
McManus. "I think we're going
all the way this year. I think we
played a very good game. We all
moved the ball around real well.
I think it's going to carry us in
the long run."
Thogh Bolles staged a mini-
comeback in ,the fourth quarter,
Wondrow thought the Panthers
defense held up well.
"I think we had a good night,"
said Wondrow, who has been in
goal for three years. "I think the
k middies really
played a couple
of men down
for stretches of
"I think over-
all we did
W.o n d r o.w.
"We're going to
S 11 'make .a good
S 8 here at Nease.
We've got a lot
going this year."
Nease head coach Jack Francis
wrapped up the win by saying,
"The kids are happy. They
worked real hard. It got a little
too close for comfort at the end.
The good thing is we won."
Francis returned to the task of
improving his team.
"We also found out we have
some things, to work on. We
have some discipline problems,
as far as playing position, not
trying to take the ball away and
that kind of thing. I think we'll
get there. We're getting better
Francis hasn't been surprised
by his, team's 3-1 start after going
7-6 last year.
"I think we're benefitting
from a couple things,"' he said.
"We have a more mature team,
and these guys are rebuilding,
kind of, from a lot of guys grad-
Nease is led by 11 seniors and
six juniors; It also has four soph-
omores and two freshmen,
Angerer and Matt Leighty.
"We have some work to do,"
said Francis, "but we're going to
enjoy this win right now."
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Panthers attacker Brett Angerer (5) muscles his way past Bolles midfielder Robert Calhoun dur-
ing Wednesday night's game at Nease High. Angerer scored two goals in the Panthers' 11-8 vic-
Panthers still unbeaten
By CHUCK ADAMS
Off to an undefeated start to
the season with a 1-0 victory
over First Coast Wednesday,
the Nease girls softball team is
entering a stretch of games
coach Jim Coleman feels will
reveal a lot more about his
Nease (5-0) began its test at"
First Coast, followed by three'
more .road games: at Pedro
Menendez Friday, St.
Augustine "March 7 and
Gainesville March 8.
The Panthers host West
Nassau March 9, travel to
Palatka for a make-up game,
then host First Coast March 13
in a contest, that takes them
almost to the midpoint of their
"We're coming along," said
Coleman. "We're going to play
some fine, fine teams." ,
The Panthers faced
right-hander Tiffany Byrd at
"Tiffany is a fine pitcher. She
throws heat," said Coleman.
"Menendez could do very well
against us., St. Augustine is
much-improved over what
they've thrown at us before.
Then we go to Gainesville.
"Gainesville is strong. We
come back to West Nassau,
then go to Palatka. So when we
get through that, I'll be able to
see where we are and where we
need to go," said Coleman,
who added, "I'm excited."
Sophomore Molly Manning
matched senior starter Marion
Holland in terms of games
won Tuesday with a two-hit,.
10-strikeout whitewashing of
Atlantic at Nease. Each had'
Holland regained the lead in
wins over Manning
Wednesday, throwing a one-
hitter at First Coast as the
Panthers won 1-0. Byrd'
allowed nine hits and gave up
the winning run in the eighth
Manning, who struck out at
least one batter in every inning
against Atlantic, recorded five
in a row from the second into
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Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Panthers starting pitcher Molly Manning in action Tuesday
the third. She gave up one
Both hits Manning allowed
were almost-outs. Second base-
man Kayley' King and leftfield-
er Clare Wamsley made solid
plays on balls hit by Sharks
cleanup hitter Liz Parrish.
With outs instead of hits,
Manning would have had a
King ranged far to her left in
the' fourth inning to get her
glove on a grounder hit
sharply by Parrish, only to
have the ball slip out of her
glove. And Wamsley, after
going deep to take a hit away
from Atlantic's Claire Grigg
leading off the seventh,
jumped to get her glove on a
line drive hit by Parrish, the
next batter, but couldn't hold
Despite the result, Coleman
didn't feel Manning is all the
way back yet from basketball,
where she was Nease's leading
"I did not think she had her
really good stuff tonight. I've
seen her pitch better," said
Coleman. "But one of the great
things about Molly is when
she doesn't have her great
stuff, she still battles."
Youthful Nease tennis
teams look promising
By CHUCK ADANMS
The Nease boys and girls
tennis teams, both showing
promise and featuring young
players, were each 2-1 Tuesday
after going different directions
against visiting Episcopal. The'
boys won their match 5-2, the
girls lost theirs 4-3.
The girls' No. 1; 14-year-old
Taylor Crosby, won 8-0, but
No. 2 Caitlyn Cassidy lost 8-6.
No. 3 Casey
but 4 and 5 I anticipate
Crosby- St. Johns c
won their ChampS ag
first doubles believe this
but Lauren district win f
Dana Mon- this year.
bles, lost a MaryI
der, 9-8. Nease girls te
a 'very young team this year,"
said girls coach Mary Faulds,
membership director at the
ATP Tennis Club who's in her
second year at the Nease helm.
"Taylor Crosby is a freshman.
She is a state-ranked and
nationally ranked player. She is
Along with Crosby, who is
No. 15 in singles for 14-year-
olds in Florida, Faulds has one
senior, team captain Alexis
Perry, and one junior on her
12-player roster. The rest are
"I anticipate being the St.
Johns conference champs
again and I believe this will be
a district win for our girls this
year," said Faulds, noting that
Bolles, Nease's longtime neme-
sis, is no longer in the same
district. "Gainesville will prob-
ably be our toughest competi-
On the boys side, Alex
Teppert, the Nease No. 2, filled
in for lIad Mavropoulos at No.
1 and won 8-0. Teppert and
Mavropoulos, last year's state
singles runner-up to Matt
Schimmel of Bolles, 'teamed at
first doubles to win 8-0.
Last year's No. 2 and
Mavropoulos' doubles partner,
Curt Maddox, has transferred
to a tennis academy. Teppert,
another 14-year-old, is a
ranked junior player.
"He has nowhere to go but
up," said new
being the who teaches
S ing physics at
ain and I boys winners
will be a were sopho-
will be a more Austin
or our girls Saacke at No.
2, 8-1, and
at No. 4, also
Faulds and Saacke
c wopn at second
innis coach doubles 8-4.
but it's very experienced, ten-
nis-wise," Strider said of his
first Nease team. "They all play
in tournaments. A lot are
ranked in the juniors. We're
going to be around a long
time, give everybody a run for
The Nease boys won their
first two matches, at home to
Bishop Kenny and at St.
Augustine. A Feb. 22 match in
which they were losing to
Bolles was postponed.
'The girls also defeated the
Crusaders and the Yellow
Jackets. Their Feb. 23 home
match with Providence was
cancelled. They play at
Providence April 4.
Strider also has his sights set
on a district title.
"It is a very big possibility,"
he said, "which means we'll go
on to the regionals, and maybe
even go downstate. And it's
always best to go as a team."
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 9A
Where were you "when
the music died"? Or.
better yet do you
know who "the music" was?
Of course, it was along time
ago and in reality there are
more people alive, today that
were not alive then and there
are people who are still alive
now that were alive then.
Confused? Me too. The
music was Buddy Holly who
was named the music in a 1971
song titled American Pie, writ-
ten by Don McLean. Buddy
was to. rock and roll music
what Curt Gowdy was to hun-
dreds of thousands of aspiring
young men and women of the
.sixties and seventies who were
hooked on fishing.
Back in the day of Curt's
show,,. "The American
Sportsman," viewing fishing
on television was severely lim-
Let's see we had, Gadabout
Gaddis, and locally, Monroe
Campbell. Gadabout was an
older gentleman whose show
was basically about his fishing,
exploits where he piloted his
small plane to remote places in
the northern U.S. and Canada
chasing muskies and walleyes.
That show was, well, to a
young man in Florida less than
inspiring. Don't get me wrong,
it was a good show but catch-
ing walleyes has got to.be, kin
to catching saltwater sail cats.
You know) get sail cat slimie on
you one time and you've defi-
nitely had enough for the day.,
Another problem Gadabout
had was unfortunate timing.
The Great Lakes and many of
the southern Canadian lakes of
the time were very polluted
and almost devoid of sporting,
catchable fish. That's probably
why he had to fly to his fishing,
Roper and Ebert would have
given Gadabout two thumbs
up but they probably: like
Broke Back Mountain too, so
you be the judge of their cred-
Now, Monroe Campbell .is
another story entirely. Monroe
did a show on Thursday nights
for public television Channel
Capt. Bob Ulrich with an 18.5-pound genuine red snapper
caught about 20 miles east of Mayport on Feb. 18.
7. His format was simple, go
fishing, film his guest and him
catching fish, and show 15
minutes of the film during his
show. The remaining 15 min-
utes of the show'was live call in
question and answer.
. As a photographer, Monroe
was a little lacking. The quality
wasn't there but it's easy to
understand that it could be
hard to fight a fish on a small
spinning rod while at the same
time trying to film that.same
But who cared? Monroe
fished both saltwater and
freshwater locally and he did
catch fish. The best part of his
show though' was the 15-
minute live call in. I do a live
call in show on radio on
Saturday mornings and we
have what is known as a seven
second delay. In other words, if
a caller say something inappro-
priate our producer has a
seven-second window to bleep
the inappropriate part of the
conversation. FCC regulations,
'Monroe, on the other hand,
did not have that luxury and
whatever a caller asked is what
'came across your television set.
Boy, there were some really
bad ones too.
Like I said, fishing shows
were very limited'back then.
Monroe had quite a following
here and I must admit, I do
miss him and his show.
That brings us to Curt
Gowdy and the American
Sportsman. What wquld
Sunday afternoon have been
without him? I'll tell you -
roller derby! That's right, we
would all have spent Sundayi
afternoons mindlessly watch.-
ing people go around in circles
bumping into each other.
Hold it, that kind of sounds
like NASCAR. Anyway, Curt
was known to fish some of the
more exotic places and for real
manly-man fish. Let's see, big
blue marlin in Central America
all the way to tarpon and bone-
fish in the Bahamas and Keys.
It was a new adventure every
Some of the guest he fished
with how about Bing Crosby
or President Jimmy Carter or
my favorite, baseball great Ted
S Photo submitted
From left: Hugh Williams, Eric Anderson and Tyler Patterson with the winning fish from the El
Cheapo Sheepshead Tournament last weekend. The fish weighed 10.5 pounds.
Williams. Ted liked fishing in
Florida and I also remember
him catching tarpon on the
west coast. What a strong fish.
Yes, Curt Gowdy had other
great things to his credit like
announcing televised Super
Bowls and World Series games.
And yes, he was a great radio
announcer. He even owned
five radio stations.
But to me he was the music.
He was an inspiration on-
Sunday afternoons that gave
myself and thousands of oth-
ers the bug to sport fish.
Where was I when the,
music died last week? Why
out on the Atlantic Ocean 45
miles offshore catching red
snapper and grouper, of
course. Although we never
met, I'm 'sure he would have
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but the levy was dry "
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Leeches for pain relief?
New study supportsit
: yet's say that you go to the
doctor for some ongoing
pain that you have been
having in your knees. You tell
him about how they ache, swell;
and grind when. you move
them. You have tried some
medications such as Aleve and
Advil, but they are still bother-
ing you, and you are interested
in what other treatments are
So what would you think if he
told you. that he had some
thoughts about trying leeches
on your knees? Leeches? Yes,
According to a recent study
from the Annals of Internal
Medicine leeches may provide
relief against the pain of arthri-
tis. Apparently, leech saliva
contains several anti-inflamma-
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as one treatment of four leeches
placed on the knee, pain was
The topically-applied leeches
are believed to release their sali-
va into the local soft tissues,'
thus alleviating pain. In the;
past, topical creams containing
have been shown to be effective'
against arthritis pain and
researchers were interested in'
comparing the two against each
In this particular study, physi-
cians studied 51 patients with
knee osteoarthritis. Each was
given a single treatment of four
to. sip leeches applied to the
knee, or a 28-day topical cream
containing the nonsteroidal
Researchers monitored each
patient's pain, function, and
stiffness. They found that after
one week, arthritis pain was
reduced considerably after leech
therapy more so than with
the topical cream. The leech
therapy group also had better
relief from stiffness.
Now, I have to admit that I
cannot foresee this becoming a
regular part of anyone's practice.
I just can't see patients lined up
in the office' with the little
blood-suckers their arthritic
, However,, it is certainly fore-
seeable that the active ingredi-
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chemically duplicated and then
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March is month
to feed the grass
T here is a nursery that I,
pass nearly every day
and its billboard says,
"Spring is near, time to pre-
This is exactly what this
time of year is all about for
the homeowner who has an
interest in maintaining an
And, I cannot imagine
any homeowner who would
want to let their landscape
A nicely kept yard only
increases the value of one's
This is also the time of
,year when we just want to
be outside, working and
It is warm, but not too
, warm, it is sunny, but not
scalding, and the dirt smells
so good when turned over
with a shovel.
So, let's prepare, and in a
month, I promise you will
be reaping all the rewards.
Let's look at the lawn first.
Chances are it still looks
pretty lousy from winter. It
is brown, except for those
dang weeds that are green
and overly obvious.
It is sparse in areas, and
perhaps in many areas it
really looks dead.
Depending on where you
live, yours might be turning
green already which means
you will be among the lucky
iew to get the lawnmower
ready for its first spring
If you already feel over-
whelmed, just take a cup of
coffee with you for a leisure-
ly stroll through your yard,
mentally making a few
notes of things to do later.
It can be overwhelming,
and although I am making
light of that fact, the early
spring seems to show what
is the worst in our yards,
and it is very easy to say, the
hetk with all of it, I can't
I've been there, all too
many times, and if there
have been a few extra coins
kicking around, my great
yardman comes and takes
away the sting. But we are
retired now, and there are
not so many of those coins
clanging, so more of the
yard work must come from
my husband and myself.
So, trust me, I am with
you on that stroll of inspec-
Later on this month you
will want to do the one
chore that is the most
important to getting the
lawn off to a good start, and
actually if you do that, you
are many steps ahead.
Fertilizing, simply giving
food to the grass, is the
number one job for the
month of March.
Grass needs food to sur-
vive just like we do, and
March is the month to feed
The word for that is fertil-
izing since there are many
types of lawn food available.
It can be very confusing, so
I will try to keep it very sim-
ple. Before you even go to
the store, walk the perimeter
of your yard so you know
how many square feet you
have to feed.
Do not forget to remove
From that figure the size of
your house and garage, out-
buildings, swing sets, etc. A
little bit of that third grade
math is needed, but armed
with the square footage of
your lawn will come in
handy.Very often over the
See MATHESON, B-2
SPholo by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
FrT: Joe MeeharTi'l6ds a picture taken when he was ordained a Catholic priest on March 5,
1966. Dublin's Evening Herald newspaper ran the photo with the caption, "Runner turns priest."
Fr. Meehan celebrates
long run of priesthood
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
I ASSOCIATE EDITOR
During one of his long runs through
Dublin's sprawling Phoenix Park,
Father Joe Meehan stumbled onto his
Instead of pursuing an accounting degree
at a local college and running for Dublin's
famed .Donore Harriers, Meehan would
become a man of the cloth.
"I thought I. wanted to be an accountant,"
Nfbehan recalled Monday at his parish office
at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in
"I was more keen on running than. any-
thing else. Then one day during one of my
runs I thought, 'There has to be something
better to do with my life.' "
Meehan was 21 at the time an'd a member
of an amateur running club that won a
record 16 All-Ireland cross country titles.
One of his teammates, Bertie NMessit, would
go on to win a gold medal in the 1956 World
Meehan was fast, too. He could crank out
5-minute miles with no problem. He once
clocked 31 minutes for a 6-mile run.
Meehan also played soccer. He knew sports
would be hard to give up if he were to
choose the priesthood.
It all worked out in the long run.
Meehan went on to play soccer and run
cross country for the University of Fribourg
in Switzerland, where he graduated with a
Sunday marks his 40th anniversary as a
priest. The Dublin native will celebrate the
milestone with family and friends at the
same church where he was ordained: Our
Lady of the Angels in northern Ireland.
Meehan left Thursday for Dublin, where
temperatures are in the single digits this
time of year.
"I've got thermal underwear in my suit-
case," he said.
Meehan has been the pastor at St. John's
Unlike many of the more than two dozen
Irish priests on the First Coast, Meehan did
not attend a seminary in Ireland and was
not specifically recruited to be a priest in
He went to a seminary in England and
spent 11 years as a priest at St. Francis de
Sales Catholic Church in South London.
In 1977, he was sent to America to replace
an English priest at St. Patrick's Catholic
Church near Atlanta.
See MEEHAN, B-7
Pirates to 'sack' St. Augustine on Saturday
Villainous pirates will once
more hold St. Augustine in
their grip when an authentic
re-creation of one of the dark-
est days in the Oldest City's
long history takes place
The event begins at 9 a.m.
at the Fountain of Youth Park
and is open to the public.
Authentic 17th century
weapons, equipment and
food will be on display.
Admission to the park is $6
for adults and $3 for children.
The "Sack of St. Augustine:
Captain Robert Searle's Raid
of 1668" will provide specta-
tors with a vivid look at the
horrors inflicted on the city's
residents by marauding
pirates of the Caribbean. "
Sailing fomrn Jamaica to loot
the silver ingots stored in the
Royal Treasury in St.
Augustine, Searle and his men
descended on the sleeping
city under cover of darkness
and proceeded to sack the
By morning, 60 of St.
Augustine's men, women and
children were dead in the
streets. When their looting
was complete, the pirates ,
selected every St. Augustinian
they considered to not be of
"pure Spanish blood" and
sailed away with them as cap-
tives to be sold into slavery.
As a result of this horrible
raid, Queen Mariana of Spain
authorized funding to build
the Castillo de San Marcos a
fortress that not only discour-
aged future pirate attacks, but
also serves today as a
reminder of St. Augustine's
long role as an important
outpost of the Spanish
At 5 p.m., the pirates will
begin their attack on the city
by assaulting Spanish defend-
ers at the Plaza de la
The re-enactment is free of
charge and spectators can
join the retreating soldiers
and townspeople as they flee
for their lives up historic St.
For more information on.
Searle's Raid, go to www.sear-
lesbuccaneers.org or call 1-
The event is funded in part
by a grant from the St. Johns
County Tourist Development
Bolton to debut surf film
series at Atlantic Theatres
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Award-winnhiig' u'rf films
"Get in the Vidfi"' and "All
Aboard the Crazy Train" kick
off the inaugural First Coast
Surf Movie Series March 7 at
Josh Bolton, producer of the
surf film, "Drawing Lines," and
founder of the series, coordi-
nated the showing of 16 surf
movies every Tuesday through
April 28 at 751 Atlantic Blvd.
Admission is $5 for two
movies. Showtimes begin at
"I'm a fan of surf movies so I
got all the movies together
that I would like to see on the
big screen," said Bolton, an
Atlantic Beach resident whose
film documents two surfers
following the 2005 hurricane
"I figured other people
would like to see them, too,
plus it's a great way to give
filmmakers more exposure."
"Get in the Van," won video
of the year for 2005 by East
Coast Surf magazine, and "All
Aboard the Crazy Train," fea-
turing tow-in surfer Laird
Hamilton, won best short film
documentary at the Maui Film
Tom Fallon, general manager
of Atlantic Theatres, said he
had considered the idea of
running a surf series after the
success of Mitch Kaufmann's
documentary on the history of
local surfing premiered there
Kaufmann, director of the
Eastern Surfing Association
North Florida District, pro-
duced the documentary as part
of a fundraiser for the
Jacksonville chapter of the
"We had brainstormed doing
independent films here and
when Josh came in with his
idea we said sure we'd go for
it," Fallon said.
"I know Josh is working
hard to promote it and we are
open to that kind of develop-
ment of our spaces here so the
community being able to use
them for projects of all kind."
The film lineup is as follows:
March 7: Get in the Van,
All Aboard the Crazy Train
March 14: State of S: Full
Circle, Drawing Lines
March 21: NRG Crisis,
March 28: Unsalted, Back to
April 4: North of Nowhere.
See SURF, B-4
very year, I'm expected to
write some sort of col-
umn about the Oscars.
And ever' year, I feel guilty
I'll admit, I'm not the most
"hip" movie critic. As of this
writing, 1 have not seen two of
the Best Picture nominees,
"Crash" and "Good Night and
I'd love to be as intense a
critic as Roger Ebert, if only I
had his means. I expect I
won't make it to the Sundance
Film Festival even once in my
life, as Ebert regularly does.
And no critic I know pulls
down the six-figure salary that
Then again, it's hard to feel
too guilty about it. To name
just two examples: "Hustle
and Flow" and
"Transamerica," which have
been nominated for Best Actor
and Actress, have not yet
made it to Jacksonville.
So I couldn't be a well-
informed critic even if I tried.
That said, here are some
random observations about
this year's Oscar nominations.
Best Picture: Due to its
combo of Steven Spielberg and
serious subject matter, I fully
expect "Munich" to win,
though I think it was wildly
overpraised. I'd be thrilled to
see either "Capote" or
"Brokeback Mountain" win.
But both prominently fea-
ture gay subject matter and
judging from some hate mail
(anonymous, of course that I
received for praising
"Brokeback," I'm not sure that
many of the Academy's elder
voters are much more open-
Philip Seymour Hoffman
just has to win Best Actor for
"Capote." He didn't play
Truman Capote, he inhabited
Best Animated Feature:
"Howl's Moving Castle" is
another Jax no-show. Of the
other noms, "Wallace &
Gromit" and "Tim Burton's
Corpse Bride" are both
delightfully offbeat and Oscar-
If "March of the Penguins"
doesn't get named Best
Documentary Feature, it cer-
tainly wins for Best Guilty
Pleasure. Darned little birds.
How time flies. Remember
1977, when the original "Star
Wars" was up for Best Picture
but Woody Allen's "Annie
This year, the final "Star
Wars" entry got nominated
only for Best Make-Up,
though I'd venture-that it was
far more engrossing than
other nominated movies,
including Allen's "Match
Point" (up for Best
"War of the Worlds" and
"King Kong" got only some
I guess, as the great Pauline
Kael once said, there is'a sepa-
rate god for the movies after
An original Hudson Homet is among the more than 100 classic
cars up for auction March 10-11 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in
Ameila Island. The event is part of the Concours d'Elegance.
I I NSIDE
Some Oscar nominees
yet toabe screened here
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course of a year. Once done,
lock the number in.
Then, again keeping it very
simple, buy your fertilizer.
This can be a challenge, espe-,
cially if you get into a compli-
cated conversation with a
salesperson who might give
you much more information
than you need to know. We
are not worrying about bugs,
weeds, or anything else except
food for the lawn right now.
So, look for a bag that has,
three numbers on it'that are
something like 15-0-15, 20-5-
10, 16-4-8, and that has the
number of square feet you
have to feed.
Yes, you may need'to buy
several bags to get the total
amount of square footage cov-
ered, but so it goes.
Try not to buy the least
expensive nor the most
expensive; suffice it to say
that either one will have some
components that you either
do not need right now or that
are detrimental to the initial
feeding of the lawn.
Again, keep it simple and it
will not overwhelm you. If
you know what you need,
that chatty salesperson will
not be able to confuse you
You will need something to
spread this food with, so if
you have to buy or rent a
spreader, now is the time.
Yu-GT-OH DUELS are
staged at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Books-A-Million, 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach. Call 273-8055 for infor-
MUSEUM offers hands-on
activities, play and learning
opportunities for kids from
9:30 a.m, to 5 p.m. Monday,
through Saturday ,at 8580
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Admission is $3.50 for children
ages l-&3 and $S,6Q0.for'all oth.,
rers. Call 642-2688 16r informa-
LOFT is a -multi-generations
learning environment that
offers 16 hands-on stations for
children and adults to explore
the concepts in modern and
contemporary art. Entry is free.
with paid entrance to the
Jacksonville Museum of
Modern Art. Children are
admitted free every Sunday for
family Free Day at 333
Hemming Plaza in downtown
Jacksonville. Hours of opera-
tion are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday,
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday ,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call
366-6911 for information. -
Kindermusik and playday
classes Tuesday to Saturday in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach for children from
birth to age 7. For
Kindermusik, a music and
movement program for 'all
ages, children are divided by
age group. Playday is for walk-
ers to 26 months old and
includes parachute play, climb-
ing and .musical activities.
Preschool children and up
attend without parents.' One
trial class is free. Call 249-3828
for information or visit
ART CONNECTIONS at the
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens in' Jacksonville con-'
tains hands-on, high-tech, and
low-tech interactive exhibits
that encourage physical activi-
ty and quiet contemplation.
Walk through a painting,
create patterns with dance,
make a collage, listen to a
sculpture, or paint with a vir-
tual paintbrush. The museum
is located on the north bank of
the St. Johns River at 829
Riverside Ave., phone' 356-
6857. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9
p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday, and noon
to 5 p.m. Sunday.
TREE HILL NATURE CEN-
TER offers its popular program
for parents and children, FUN!
(Find Understanding in
Nature), on the third Saturday
of each month at 10 AM. For a
fee of $10 families discover
easy ways to. invite wildlife
into their back yards.
Tree Hill's butterfly house
gives visitors a close encounter
with butterflies. Animal
Encounters, in which visitors
can learn about and touch sev-
eral small animals, can be
Luckily, they are not terribly
expensive, and if I had a
choice, I'd buy the rotary '
kind, simply because it holds
more fertilizer at a time and it
seems to spread more evenly
lenged people like me.
Meaning, I don't have to be
a fanatic about exactly where
the wheel marks are from the
last path I made. Ever have' a
striped lawn. Some lines are
lighter in color than others?.
That's when you got distract-
ed and lost track of your last
pass-through; a rotary spread-
er leaves more room for error.
So home you go, all proud
and pleased as punch that you
have passed the first course in
lawn fertilizing. Almost.
Before you start the walk, it.
helps, but is not absolutely
critical, to pull out any of
those obvious green weeds.
Why feed those guys when
we want them gone? The
same is true if you are pretty
sure there are some dead areas
in the lawn; pull them out so
as the food reaches the: I
healthy spots, it can feed and'
encourage new roots to devel-,
op and grass blades will fill in
the emptyspaces. Make
Next, check your fertilizer
bag and see if the instructions
tell you to water the lawn
before or after spreading the
Most brands want us to
water lightly after spreading,
which breaks down the gran-
ules and gets their chemicals
activated. Select a time,when
we are not expecting thunder-.
storms or days of rain because
this could wash the product
right through our sandy soil
and be a total waste.
If the time is right, you
have done your homework,,
and feel ready to go, then
have a blast. Trust me, you
.will have done the most;
you can for your lawn. Did''
you know that research shows,
a strong, healthy lawn actual-
ly repels weeds and insects?
The very first step to obtain-
ing that healthy lawn is.to',.
feed it properly. Watering and
mowing are critical, but I will
talk about those over the next
few weeks since they are not
No. 1 now.
So, spring is near, and we
have now begun to prepare
our lawns for it.
Next week I'll talk about
preparing our shrubs and
beds. If you need me for gar-.
dening help, call me at 363-
'I'll be available for only a
few weeks and then you'll
'have to rely on the other mas-
ter gardeners at the
Cooperative Extension Service
arranged by calling Tree Hill at Alimacani Elementary School.
724-4646 and asking for the For information, call 221-
naturalist. Tree Hill is at 7152 1700..
Lone Star Road and is open 8 MOTHERS OF PRE ,-
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday SCHOOLERS, support groups
through Saturday. Admission for moms of children ages 5 or
is $1 for children up to 18 younger, meet as follows:
years and $2 for adults. Christ the Redeemer
THE BEACHES BRANCH of Church, 190 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
the Jacksonville Public Library, Ponte Vedra Beach, 7 p.m. to 9
600 Third St., Neptune Beach' p.m. the third Monday of the
also has children's activities. month (285-8009).
Call 241-1141 and press 4 for" East Pointe Baptist
children's activities and 5 for Church, 270 N. Kernan Blvd.,
..the .hildren'9,refetencedesk. Jacksonyille, 9a .am to noon
,. .,MOMMY. &' fE (or ages 6 the second andifoeurth Tiesday
months to 2-1/2 years features of the month.(220-2377).
songs, parachute games, finger Mayport Naval, Station
play, rhythm band music and a chapel, 9:30 a.m. the third
way to meet other parents or 'Monday of the month (270-
grandparents while having fun 5212).
with your child. Offered begin- .
ning in September at Nancy Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Dance Studio. For information, Church, .4510 Palm Valley
call 241-8349 for information. Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 9:15
*JACKSONVILLE WALDORF a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the second
INITIATIVE sponsors several and fourth Monday of 'the
playgroups for toddlers. month (285-8225).
Classes begin in the fall. For MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
information, call 247-1314. ,AND HISTORY offers crafts,
*CARVER COMMUNITY science experiments, planetari-
CENTER, 738 Fourth Ave. S., um shows and live demonstra-
Jacksonville Beach, has many tions throughout the year.
activities for kids, including There is a play area for young
karate, tutoring and games. children and permanent
247-6218. *exhibits on. marine life in the
*A MONIS AND TOTS group Jacksonville area: Exhibits are
meets regularly at Isle of Faith rotated. There is also an area
United Methodist Church on where live animals are exhibit-
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Forty students of the Polly B Dance Academy recently competed at the New York City Dance
Alliance competition and convention in Orlando. Polly B dancers competed in the mini, junior and
teen divisions, winning top honors in all dance disciplines. They won nine gold and two high silver
awards and trophies. All 40 qualified for the the NYCDA finals this summer in New York. The
team is coached by Polly Boeneke, Dayna Williams, Adriana Stam, Reagan Shenk and Drue
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ABCdMusic & Me: Children
ages 1 to 5 experience weekly
lessons' that include musical
singing, listening and creative
movement. Classes are held at
the Community Presbyterian
Church Education Building,
150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic
Beach. Call Dana at 372-0116
Kittens and cats which have
been veterinarian-checked and
tested, and have shots and have
been altered, are available for
adoption Saturdays from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. at PetCo at
Atlantic and Keman boulevards.
Al-Anon: Al-Anon Family
Gr 6ps s offer a recovery pro-
gram for families and friends of
alcoholics, whether or not the'
alcoholic seeks help. Meetings
are held every Monday, includ-
ing holidays, at 10:30 a.m. at
400 Penman Road, Jacksonville
Beach. Meetings are also avail-
able at other times, days and,
locations. Call 350-0600 for
American Legion: 'The
American Legion Auxiliary
DeWitt B. Tilden Unit 316
meets at 8 p.m. the second
Monday of each month at 1127.
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
Call 249-0202 for information.
American Legion: American
Legion Ocean Beaches Post 129
and Auxiliary Ocean Beaches
Unit 129 meet at 8 p.m. the first
Thursday of the month at 1151
South Fourth St., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 249-2266 for infor-
American Legion: American
Legion Post 233, Ponte
Vedra/Palm Valley, 12
Wilderness Trail N. off Canal
Boulevard, meets the first
Thursday of the month at 7
p.m. Steak night is held every
Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. for
members and guests. Call 285-
2484 for information.
~s'* srocia .on.- me6"' ab
Towers ,At i'Association' meet's
from 12:30 to 3 p.m. every
Wednesday. Call 246-4158 for
Ballroom dancing: Ballroom
dancing is offered every
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the
Senior Center, 19th Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$4. Call 241-3796 for informa-,
Barbershop chorus: The Big
Orange Barbershop chorus
meets each Tuesday from 7 to
9:30 p.m. at the First Christian
Church, 11924 San Jose Blvd.,
Mandarin. Visitors are welcome.
Call 904-262-0032 or 744-5439
Beaches Arts Center: A
beginner watercolor class is
offered from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, and watercolor for all
levels is offered Tuesday
evening, and Wednesday and
Thursday morning. Figuredraw-
ing classes are held Tuesdays
from 7 to 9 p.m. The Beaches
Arts Center is located at 228
Third Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 241-8816 for infor-
Beaches Palm Group" ,The
Florida Writer's Association
Beaches Palm Group meets the
fourth 'Saturday of each month
excft December it' the Pofite
Vedra Beach Library. Call Vic
DiGenti at 904-285-2258 for'
information. .,,' .
Beaches storytellers: The
Beaches League of Storytellers
meets at the;Ponte Vedra' Beach
Library, 101 Library Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach, at 10:30 a.m.
every second Saturday of the
month' from'. September
through May. Call George Mills
at 246-1502 for information.
See MEETINGS, next page
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This year to celebrate National Newspapers In
Education Week The Beaches Leader, Ponte Vedra
Leader will be sponsoring an Essay Contest for
students in grades 3-8. Students may choose one of
the following topics:
My Favorite thing to read in the newspaper is...
Write an article about your summer plans.
If there were an article about me in the newspaper it
Essays will be judged on:
The Beaches Leader,
Ponte Vedro Leoder
Newspapers In Education
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For more information
Students may submit an
essay of no more than 300
words neatly written or
typed. Entries must be sent
The Beaches Leader
1114 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville Beach, FL
OR e-mailed to:
There will be winners in two
Entries must include the Student's
name, address, phone, school and age.
Entries must be received no later than
Friday. March 3, 2006.
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Art, unlike sports, is not
seasonal, and the growth of
art in our community over
the past 23 years is phenome-
nal. On any given weekend,
we have a choice and often a
conflict about our priorities.
Tonight, the Center at
Ponte Vedra is celebrating its
5th anrii versarv with an
exhibit of the works of 39
local artists who have exhibit-
ed at the Center over the .past
There is a great variety of
work in all mediums and you
will recognize many familiar
names. A reception will be ,
held from 6 to 8 p.m. featur-
ing music by Todd Morse of
Strange Strings and hours
d'oeuvres by Bogey Grille,
Bonefish Grill, Caffe
Steakhouse. and Ponte Vedra
Beau Redmond will be pre-
senting a mixed medium lec-
ture and slide show on at
12:30 p.m. Friday, March 10.'
Ellen Diamond will hold a
workshop from 10 a.m. to 4
p.mn. March 7. Call 280-0616.
The Center is located at 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
"Fletcher at First Street" fea-
tures artwork of Fletcher High
School art students. Tonight
First Street Gallery will open
an exhibit of arts and crafts
by these budding artists with
a reception from 7 o 9 p.m.
graphics, acrylic paintings
and drawings are included in
the exhibit. The gallery is
located at 21-B First Street,
Neptune Beach. Call 241-6928
On Sunday, the J. Johnson
Gallery will hold an Oscar
Party from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m.
to benefit the Jacksonville
Party goers can cast their
predictions for Oscar winners,
with an interactive ballot,
view the arrivals and cere-
monies on multiple screens
and participate in an auct'iop,
featuring film memorabilia.
To purchase tickets visit
om TheJ. Johnson Gallery is
located at 117 4th Avenue
North, Jacksonville Beach.
The Cummer Museum of
Art and Gardens will celebrate
Fabfest from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday featuring the art creat-
ed by students at the follow-
ing Beaches elementary
schools: Atlantic Beach,
Jacksonville Beach, Neptune
Beach, Mayport, Finegan, San
. Pablo, Seabreeze and Marjorie
Award certificates will be
presented at 3'p.m.
FOCUS Cummer will cele-
brate Fabfest with its 2006
Arts and Sounds show at
Sawgrass Country Club March
14 through March 18.
Proceeds will benefit the
Phyllis Godchalk, portrait
painter, will give demonstra-
tions from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30
p.m. and a reception and din-
ner is scheduled 5:30 p.m. to
For tickets contact Jen at
273-3736 by March 14.,
Today is First Friday Art
Walk in St. Augustine, and
Eclectic Galleries opens an
exhibit by St. Augustine
ceramics artist Ken Jensen
with a reception 6 p.m. to 9
Meet the artists and enjoy
refreshments. Other galleries
on the art walk also serve
Eclectic Gallerieslis at 1
King St., St. Augustine. Call
The Jacksonville Museumi of
Modern Art will open
"Illuminated Space," new
works by Zac Freeman, on
Thursday, March 9,/with a
reception from 6 p.m. to 9
The exhibit will be in the
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
Florida Education Center
Gallery. Admission is free to
members and for nonmem-
bers is $6 for adults and $4
for children, seniors and mili-
tary. Call 366-6911.
The Jacksonville Museum of
Modern Art has published its
summer art camp informa-
tion. Camps begin May 30
and run through the end of
July. Call 366-6911 for infor-
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Twvo musical programs will
be held this week at Mayo
On Tuesday at noon,
Stephen Robinson, professor
of guitar at Stetson University,'
will present a program.
On Friday, March 10, at
noon, the Ritz Chamber
Players, who have played
8Tqupd the 1irsqent
a program. Both programs ... v
will be held in the Kinne
Auditorium and are free and
open to the public.
Start celebrating St. Patrick's.
Day early by enjoying an
evening of Celtic music at the
University of North Florida
on Thursday, when Ireland's
"Devish" graces the stage.
Flutes, whistles, fiddle,
.mandola, accordion, bouzouki
and guitar produce a variety
of tones to please everyone.
From 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.,
enjoy Guiness tasting before
For tickets visit
A free artist workshop,
"Getting Your Foot in the
SDoor: Marketing Essentials for
Jackie Mako won Best in Show with her metal sculpture "The
prip" at a recent Jacksonville Beach Woman's Club event.
Several local exhibitors also won blue ribbons and 'move on to
the state competition in Orlando. More than 100 members repre-
senting 21 clubs in District IV participated in event. Anyone inter-
ested in joining the local club should call Betty Bailey at 223-
5218. The JBWC meets on the first Tuesday of each month.
The next meeting is March 7. ;
Visual Artists," will be held
March 24 at 3 p.m. at the
Cultural Center at Ponte
The program will be pre-.
sented by George Kinghorn,
director of the Jacksonville
Museum of Modern Art.
,'Call eigh'iodante at 2806-
.061'4 for information.
Players By-the-Sea will open
"Piano Bar" with Gene
The Players gallery will fea-
ture artworks by artists from
the Blue Heron Gallery at.
Cypress Village. Call 249-2022
Joyce Gabiou will open a
new exhibit, "Mindpiece," a
collection of water media and
collage, at the a. Charles
Gallery on Sunday, March 12.
A reception will be held
from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to
meet the artist. A. Charles
Gallery is located at 228 Third
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 339-0209 for informa-
tio n ', .
Don't miss the world's
largest concert featuring the
First Coast Honors Choir, the'
Chorus and the River City
Band at 5 p.m. Saturday,
March 1L -.,
The concert will be held at
Lakewood 'Presbyterian' 1-'-.. I
Church, 2001'UniversitV y'
Blvd., Jacksonville. Tickets are
$6 plus a canned food dona-
On Tuesday from 9:30 p.m.
to 12:30 p.m., the River City
Band will present the Mayor's
Older Buddies Concert at
There will be sheltered seat-
ing. The event is free and
open to the public.
Colorful artwork by stu-'
dents at The Bolles School in
Ponte Vedra Beach is on dis-
play this month at the Ponte
\'edra Beach Branch Library.
A representative selection of
Works by students in kinder-
garten through fifth grade is
on display in the library's
Meetings: Bookmobile serves seniors on Fridays
Continued from page 2B i Duval Audubon Society: The group
meets the third Monday of the month at
Bookmobile: The Library Elderly 7:30 p.m.' at Swain Memorial United
Outreach Bookmobile serves seniors living Methodist. Church, 1620 Naldo Ave. Call
in The Stratford from 9:30 to 10 a.m., and at 733-0550 or visit www.duvalaudubon.org
Vicar's Landing from noon to 1:30 p.m. for information.
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even second and fourth IUUII ruiday. Call a\ ld
Hoak at 904-823-2783 for information.
Breakfast network: The Ponte Vedra
Chamber of Commerce meets at 7:30 a.m,
the second Wednesday of the month at the
Sawgrass Grille & The Tavern for breakfast.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for
Breast-feeding support: Baptist Medical
Center Beaches offers a breast-feeding sup-
port group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in
Conference Room B at 1350 13th Ave. S. the
first Monday of the month. The group is
moderated by Loretta Haycook. There is no
cost, and babies and children are welcome.
Snacks and beverages are served. Call 247-
2974 for information.
Cancer support group: The Cancer
Support Group at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the
Florida Cancer Center in Medical Office
Building B on the hospital campus. Call
247-2910 for information.
Coast Guard Auxiliary: U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary 14-04 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first
Wednesday of the month at the Captain's
Club, 13363 Beach Blvd. Call David Green
at 246-4722 or 422-2811 for information.
Depression support: Depression Bipolar
Support Alliance Jacksonville Beaches
meets Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Visit www.dbsajax.org
First Coast Miniature Guild: The First
Coast Miniature Guild, an organization of
miniature enthusiasts, meets the fourth
Tuesday of each month, except December.
Call 246-1146 for information.
First Coast Romance Writers: The First
Coast Romance Writers meet the second
Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 4
p.m. at the Hampton inn at'J. Turner Butler
and 1-95. Meetings are free and open to the
public. Call Eileen Goldman at 268-0707 or
email email@example.com for informa-
First Wednesday Art Walk: The First
Wednesday Art Walk Downtown is 'held,
from 5 to 8 p.m. the first Wednesday of the
month. The event is free. Visit
www.DowntownJacksonville.org or call
634-0303 for information.
Foundation Academy: The Foundation
Academy, 107 Third Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, has an open house from 9 to 11:30
a.m. Tuesday. Call 241-3515 for informa-
Friends on the Go: Friends on the Go
with Jack Morgan meets at 7 p.m. the sec-
ond Tuesday of each month at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library.
Grandparent Group: The Grandparent
Group meets at 10 a.m. the first Monday of
each month at the St. Johns County Mental
Health Department, 1955 U.S. 1 South, St.
Augustine.. Call 904-825-5048 for informa-
Grandparents raising grandchild
An educational/support group for grand]
ents raising grandchildren meets the tl
Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m
12:15 p.7m. at St. Andrew's Luthe
Church, 1801 Beach Blvd. Call 280-7264
Grief recovery: A Grief Recovery Supp
Group meets the third Thursday of
month at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Cath
Church in library, 578 First Ave.
Jacksonville Beach. The group is for th
who are grieving the death of a family mi
ber or friend. Call Margaret Lane at 2
0871 for information.
Jacksonville .Harmony Show Cho:
The Jacksonville Harmony Show Chc
meets each Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at
San Jose Church of Christ, 6233 San J
Blvd., Jacksonville. Visitors and prospect
members are welcome. Call 350-1609
Jacksonville. Singles Dance Club:
Jacksonville Singles Dance Club meets fr
8 to 11 p.m. every Friday at the Knight
Columbus Hall, 1501 Hendricks A
Admission is $8, or $7 for members. C
779-1234 or e-mail jaxsinglesDC@aol.c
JMOMA: The Jacksonville Museum
Modem Art offers guided tours for all age
various times. Call Paula Lynn at 366-69
extension 212, for prices and information
Kiwanis Beaches: The Kiwanis Club
Jacksonville Beaches meets Thursdays
noon at Selva Marina Country Club, 1
Selva Marina, Atlantic Beach. Call Jonat?
Daugherty at 635-4228 for information.
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of the Broadway musical about
some NYC bohemians at the
height of the AIDS crisis.
"North Country" Charlize
Theron in another uncompro-
mising performance, as ,the
woman who brought about
America's first sexual-harass-
"The Weather Man" A
dark comedy with Nicholas
Cage in the title role as a TV
weatherman in a mid-life cri-
"Midnight Cowboy" The-
only X-rated movie to win a
Best Picture Oscar shows the
bonding between a petty thief
(Dustin Hoffman) and-a street
hustler (Jon Voight) in late-
1960s New .
"All the President's Men" -
Another Best Picture Oscar
winner starring Dustin
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the bio explaining how
reporters Carl Bernstein
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(Robert Redford) exposed the
Watergate scandal and brought
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April 18: Falklahds Frontier,
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April 28: Single'in i'ellow.
For more information visit
www.drawinglinies.org or call
Atlantic Theatres at 249-7529.
Knotts, McGavin enter sitcom immortality
L ast week saw the deaths
of two revered actors
whose most famous
roles saw each of them carry-
ing a single bullet (silver, in
Sone instance) for their pro-
Darren McGavin, who died
last Saturday at age 83, saw
his career span from TV's
early days (playing private
eve Mike Hammer) through
the 1990's (when he won an
-Li iy. fQx, a gtUe &pt-as
Candace. Bergen's dad on
But he will probably be
remembered most for two
Kids of all ages enjoyed
NMcGavin in "A Christmas
Story" (1983) as the embar-
rassing father (he favored
lamps shaped like women's
legsl who nevertheless had
enough sense not to buy a
beloved BB gun as a
Christmas gift for his son
(Peter Billingsleyi because
"you could pu't an eye out"
But TV horror fans revere
,McGavin's portrayal' of jaded,
Las Vegas reporter Carl
Kolchak, who suddenly finds
he has a vampire to hunt
down in "The Night Stalker"
(1973), a famed TV-movie
that spun off into a short-
lived TV series and continues
to inspire (Chris Carter cited
it as a creative source for his
show "The X-Files"). ,
Don Knotts, who died last
Friday at age 81, also had a
long career in TV and
His first claim to fame was,
as a nerve-racked man-on-
the-street being interviewed
by Steve Allen in the first era
of 'The Tonight Show" in
the 1950s. At the far end of
his TV career was his '80s
turn as would-be ladies, man
Ralph Furle' on "Three's
L' Company." ..e.:-:...
But his most.famous.role._,
was well-meaning but inept
Mayberry deputy Barney Fife
on "The Andy Griffith
Shoi4," for which he won
five Emmys: :
He parlayed his five years
as Fife into a movie career
playing equally well-mean-
ing saps, such as "The
Incredible Mr. Limpet"
(which used animation to
change him from a milque-
toast man to a talking fish).
His twitchy persona often,
belied a sly wit, seen to best
advantage on game shows.
On "The Hollywood
Squares," he once was asked,
"You have a great deal of
trouble sleeping at night. Are
you a man or a woman?"
Knotts replied, "That's what's
.keeping me awake!"
Knotts, final movie turn in
"Pleasantville" (1998) was an
eerily appropriate role, as a
mysterious TV repairman
'who sends two teenagers to
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have similarly placed Knotts
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1. "The Daily' ShoW's" Jon
Stewart hosts this year's
Oscar ceremony.: Which ;
other hosts of past or present
talk shows have emceed the
2. As it was last year, three
of this year's Best Picture
nominees, are based on true-
life events. Name last year's
3. Three of this year's Best
Actor noms are based on real
people. How many were last
4. Steven Spielberg is up
for a possible third win .as
Best Director. Which of his
movies got 11 nominations
and no wins?
5. Which of. this year's
nominees worked on the TV
sitcom "The Facts of Life"?
6. Three of this year's
nominees portrayed singers.
How many performers have
won Oscars for playing real-
7. Johnny Cash is the sub-
ject of "Walk the Line." In
What other movie did thile ,
title song figure prominent-
8. Which of this year's
composers of a Best Song
nominee has previously been
nominated in the same cate-
9. Name the individuals
who are up for two nomina-
tionis in this year.
10. Besides an Oscar-nomi-
nated documentary, in what
movies) of last year were
penguins prominently fea-
1. Network hosts JohnnyN
Carson, David Letterman,
and Chevy Chase, and syndi-
cated hosts Sammy Davis Jr.
and Whoopi Goldberg.
2. "The Aviator," "Finding
Neverland," and "Ray."
3. Nearly all of them: *
Jamie Foxx (who won for
"Ray" as Ray Charles), Don
Cheadle, Johnny Depp, and.
4. 1985's "The Color
5. Best Director nominees
George Clooney (as an actor)
and Paul Haggis (as a writer).
6. James Cagney (George
M. Cohan, "Yankee Doodle
Dandy"), Sissy Spacek i
(Loretta Lynn, "Coal Miner's
Daughter"), and Jamie Foxx
7. "I Walk the Line"
8. Dolly Parton (for "9 to
5" in 1981; this year for
"Travelin, Thru" from
9. George Clooney (for
Director and Supporting
Actor) and composer John
Williams (for his scores for
"Memoirs of a Geisha" and
10. The animated birds of
"Madagascar" (who also
"starred" in last year's short
"A Christmas Caper").
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Note: Acts and performance
days or times are not always
available for all clubs at press
time. Performance information is
included in the Friday club calen-
dar. Send to, mitchell@beach-
esleader.com. Call 249-9033 for
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 280-2525.
Le Monde Quartet plays Latin
music at 9 p.m. Tuesday and
Saturday. Wine tasting from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every
Thursday followed by, the
Jason Anderson Jazz Trio at 9
The Atlantic, 333 N. First St.,,
Jacksonville Beach 249-3338.
Martini Night-is Thursday with
DJs spinning. .DJ. Ves Reed
spins hip hop and retro
Thursday for Ladies Night. DJ
Jade spins old wave and 80's
retro at, 9 p.m. Friday. DJ KGB
spins at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Atlantic Theatre Comedy
Club, 751 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 249-7529.
Comedians Leo Dufour with
Keith Lenart performs at 9 p.m.
today and Saturday. Scheduled
comedy acts also perform at 8
Billy's Boathouse Grill,
2321 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
241-9771. Karaoke is held
from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Bo's Coral Reef, 201 Fifth
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach *
246-9874. DJ Dale spins
Thursday through Saturdays.
Too Many Shoes performs,
Friday, Feb. 24.
Bogey Grille, 150 Valley
Circle, Ponte Vedra Beach *
249-3338. Karaoke with Frank
Templo from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Wednesday. Live music from
7-11 p.m. today.
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Brewster's, 11003 Beach
Blvd., lacksonville 223-9850.
Red Metric with 3 day Friend,
Don't Even Ask and Nine
Tenths. perform at ,,8 pnm.
Saturday. Dana Salmela, plays
acoustic music at 9 p.m.
Wednesday. Karaoke is held
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Nfayport
Road, Atlantic Beach 241-
8848. Live music from 9:30
p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today and
Saturday. Country night every
. c O* O .* r ,
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass,
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.
Tangee Renee plays Top .40
fromni 8:30: p.m. to close
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *
249-9595. Alphadog is in at 9
p.m. today. Kevin Byrnes plays
traditional Irish 'music at 9,
p.m. Saturday. The Bobby
Flynn Band appears at 6 p.m.
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Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub
& Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Jimmy Solari is in every
Wednesday. Spade McQuade
plays traditional Irish music
every Thursday. Meridian plays
traditional Irish music at 4
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach .* 246-4293.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every Tuesday. The
Wes Cobb Band is, in
Thursday. The Peelers are in at
9:30 p.m. today and Saturday.
Redheaded Stepchild plays
Freebird Live, 200 N. First
St., Jacksonville Beach 246-
BIRD. Syritenic with Subject to
Change, PSG and Autumn
Effect are in at 9 p.m. today.
Appetite, for Destruction pays
tribute to Guns 'N- Roses with
Sidetrack and Somehfing
Distant at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Melissa ferrrick with Glen
Phillips of, Toad the Wet
Sprocket are in Sunday.
Giovanni's, 1)161 Beach
Blvd,, Jacksonville Beach 249-
7787. Mary Ann Hawkins
plays piano from 7 p.m. to
close Thursdays.' The Sam
Rodriguez Music Trio plays
pop, jazz and Latin music at 8
p.m. today. Jazz with Matt Hall
at 8 p.m. Saturday.
,*' i :
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
First St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Local bands are in
today and Saturday. Karaoke
Sunday at 9:30.
r : '
100 Sawgrass Village, Ponte
Vedra Beach 543-9143. Gene
Nordan plays piano from 7 to
11 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday. Don Miniard is in
Saturday. Michael Howard is in
from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday. Will
Hurley performs today and
Malnta3n's Ocean fonit
Restaan,33 IsP Sl'."'N:,
Jacksonville Beach 247-2644.
Beam brings the funk from
3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Max's Restaurant, 1312
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
247-6820. John Evans plays.
the piano from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
today and Saturday.
Monkey's Uncle Tavern,,
1850 Third Street S.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-1070.
Karaoke every Tues., Thurs.,.
Sat. and Sun.
Ocean Club 401 First Street
O rcean Club, 401 First Street
North, Jacksonville Beach *
242-8884. DJs. ,Jeremy and
Kevin Durgin spin today. Live
reggae with Individually
United and DJ 'Infader for
Service Industry Sundays. DJs
Shanghai and Lord Swift spins
reggae, reggaeton and hip hop
Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 241-7877.
Cloud Nine is in today and,
,Saturday. Acoustic Duo per-
Restaurant Medure, 818 N.
Florida AlA, Ponte Vedra
Beach '543-3797. Nightfall
performs from 8 p.m. to close
today and Saturday.
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The Ritz, 139 Third Ave., Jla
Beach, 246-2255. DI
Anonymous spins Sun-Wed. DJ
Marco spins every Thurs.
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe,
200 1st Street,.Neptune Beach *
249-2922. The John Thomas
Group with Debra Rider plays
cabaret jazz from 10 a.m. to 1
Tavern at Sawgrass, 43 PGA
Tour Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach *,
285-3133. Karaoke every
Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. Ralph "E", performs top
40's, blues, oldies andi jazz
every Friday' and 'Saturday
night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tra Vini Italian Restaurant,
216. Ponte Vedra Park Drive,
Ponte Vedta Beach Beach *
273-2442. Tony Saladino per-
forms jazz piano and standards
from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday
Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach *
241-5600. Mary Ann Hawkins
is, in from 6:30 p.m. to 10-30
p.m. Wednesday. Gina
Martenelli performs from 6:30
to 10 p.m. today. Kenhe is in
Twisted Sisters, 1266 Beach.
Blvd., lacksonville Beach 241-_
6453.'The'Wes Cobb Band per-
forms from 9:30 p.m. to close
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,- Vinoe, 822 A1A N., Ponte
Vedra Beach 285-0991. The
DJ WVali spins acid jazz for
Metropolitan Night every
Your Place Bar-n-Grill,,
13245 Atlantic Blvd.,
Jacksonville ,, 221-9994. Live
music today and Saturday.
Chuck Nash appears every
Monday. Chris and Larry are in
Wednesday. Dave Massey per-
forms Thursdays. .
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-p.m. Saturday in Terry Conceit
Hall at Jacksonville University,
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Jacksonville. Admission is free.
call 256-7370 for information.
Organist Peter DuBois per-
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Allanh and Aaron Bing per-
form at 8 p.m. Sunday at The
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formances by faculty and stu-
dents at 7:30 p.m. March 7 in
the Lazzara Performance Hall
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i events and many more activities will be offered.
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i i and first aid certified .Counselors are required to undergo
national background checks .
SLet your child enjoy his/
e her summer in the most
exciting playground '
C. programs in Northeast ., e
t* .Florida. ,
a e gistration
C s.' Registration forms and instructions are available on the St. Johns County
U ,L1 website at www.co.st-johns.fl.us; click on Parks and Recreation.
Registration forms may also be obtained and dropped off at any staffed
1 Recreation Office
1 Registrations will be accepted Monday, March 13, 2006 through Friday,
Ca March 24, 2006 during normal business hours.
r Mailed registrations will not be accepted if postmarked later than Friday, March 24,2006.
A public lottery will be held at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2006 at the St
Johns County Auditorium, 4020 Lewis Speedway, St Augustine, FL
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ST. JOHNS COUNTY RESIDENTS
For more information on camp locations visit our website @ www.co.st-johns.fl.us or call 904.209.0333
The Rev. Penny Pfab began
her ministry as the new rector
at St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church in
Jacksonville Beach on March 1.
Pfab was formerly the rector at
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in
Edina, Minnesota. The church
address is 5th St. and 11th Ave.
N. in Jacksonville Beach.
World Day of Prayer
First Christian Church of the
Beaches will be open to the
public for prayer and medita-
tion on World Day of Prayer,
Friday, March 3 from 6:30 a.m.
to 7.30 p.m. The church
address is 2125 Ocean Front in
Neptune Beach. Call 246-2010
Palm Valley Baptist Church
will have a Homecoming
Service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday,
March 19. The guest speaker
will be former .pastor,
Evangelist J.O. McLeod and
music will be provided by
kindred Spirit. A fellowship
meal will follow the service; all
are welcome to attend. The
church address is 4890 Palm
: Valley Road in Ponte Vedra; for'
information call 285-2447.
Pastor's Bible Study
Pastor Michael Blaker of St.
Andrew's by the Sea Lutheran
. ,Church will offer a Pastor's
Bible Study, on Tuesdays from 6
to 7 p.m. beginning on March
14. The study will use "Real
Faith for Real Life: Living the
Six Marks of Discipleship" by
Rev. Michael Foss to study dis-
cipleship. The church address
is 1801 Beach Boulevard in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
4575 for information.
r Lenten Study
S A forty day study of "The
phoio Dy KATiY NICOLETTI
Photographer Pam Casey included several bf her photographs taken on an Evagelism Explosion
mission trip to Russia in "Shadow and Light." See story on B-7.
Purpose Driven Life" by Rick
Warren will be held at 'Christ
the Redeemer Church.
Participants are.encouraged to
read the book for 20 minutes
daily beginning on Ash
Wednesday and meet on
Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30.
p.m. for seven weeks during
Lent. Childcare will be provid-
ed; to RSVP call Michael and
Mary Parker at 280-9204.
The Neptune Baptist Church
Encouragers Luncheon will be
held on Thursday, March 9 at
11 a.m. On the program will be
the Recycles Orchestra.
Donatin for the event is $5;
call 249-2307 for reservations.
The church address is 407 3rd
St. in Neptune Beach.
St. Paul A.M.E. Church will
host "Healing the Mind, Body,
and Soul' Women's Retreat on
March 31 through April 1. The
event will be held at the Sea
Turtle Inn in Atlantic Beach.
For information, contact Rev.
Mattie Riley Hayes at 537-3658
Heaven on Earth
Heaven on Earth, an event
to benefit Christ Church
Preschool, will be held on
Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. on
the church campus at 400 San
Juan Drive in Ponte Vedra.
Scheduled for the event are
"scrumptious delicacies, heav-
enly harmonies, and divine
live and silent auctions."
Auction items include a col-
lection of golf pin flags and an
autographed limited edition
Fred Taylor football. Tickets are
$50 per person; call the pre-
school at 285-6371 for infor-
mation and tickets.
The next meeting of Senior
Connection will be held on
Friday, March 10 at 10 a.m. in
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Cultural Center. Senior
Connection is a ministry of
OLSS and offers activities for
seniors including cards, danc-
ing, painting, speakers, and
For information call Senior
Cheryl Knorek at 543-1139 or
the parish office at 285-2698.
The church address is 545 State
Road AlA N in Ponte Vedra.
Beaches Fine Arts
The Duke University
Chorale will perform. on
Sunday, March 12 at St. Paul's
by the -Sea Episcopal Church.
The concert, part of the
Beaches Fine Arts Series, will be
at 3:30 p.m. The church
address is 5th St. and 11th Ave.
N. in Jacksonville Beach; call
249-4091 for information.
Chabad @ the Beaches will
have a festive Purim Meal on
Monday, March 13 beginning
at 6 p.m. with children's crafts.
This will be followed by the
chanting of the Megilla, a tra-
ditional Purim feast, and a
drum session by African drum
artist Zohar Israel. The event is
free but donations are appreci-
ated. It will be held at 521 AIA
N in Ponte Vedra. For informa-
tion contact Chabad at 285-
The Annual Purim
Celebration will be held on
Tuesday, March 14 at the JCA
at 5:30 p.m. The Megilla read-
ing will be at 4:30 p.m. Musical
artist Sam Glaser will perform.
Advance tickets, available for
sale from Chabad @'the
Beaches, are $25 for adults and
$15 for children if purchased
by March 7; after that date the
cost is $30 for adults and $18
Christ United Methodist
Church will have a spring rum-
mage sale Friday and Saturday,
March 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. Soup, sandwiches, drinks,
and baked goods' will also be
for sale. Call 249-5370 for
information; the church
address is 400 Penman Road,
Coffee and Bagels Series
Dr. John Moreland will
speak on Sunday, March 5 at
Beth El the Beaches Synagogue
on "The History of Our
Congregation." Moreland has
been involved for. 14 years
with Beth El and has served for
the past three years as
His presentation, which will
begin at 10:15 a.m., is part of
Beth El's Coffee, and Bagels
Series. Refreshments will be
served at 9:30 a.m. Beth El is
at 288 N. Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte
Vedra; for information call
Planning/National Day of
Planning meetings for the
National Day of Prayer will be
on March 8, April 5, and April
26 at the Beaches Library in
Neptune Beach. The National
See BRIEFS, B-7
,CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Drive Ponte Vedra Beach
Sunday 7:45. 9:00, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist
Saturday 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist
Wednesday 6:00 PM Holy Eucharist
Evening Prayer in the Chapel
6:00 PM Mon.. Tues'. Thurs.. Fri. ,. .. '
Nursery Available for Saturdavy
& Sunday Services g ;
All are welcome ChirislEpiscopalChurch.org
Our Cmogreganion meets at
Castillo de Mexico
1222 S. Third Street
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
4 HOLY TRINITY
4 T' ANGLICAN CHURCH
IA TraditionaLAnglican Churchi
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd.: Neptune Beach
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294
Rev. Robert C. Adams. Vicar
LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA)
(BY THE SEA)
A Stephen Ministry Congregation
1801 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Children 9:15 am
Youth/Adult 9:15 am
150 Sherry Drive, Allanlic Beach, FL
1* dw Rev. Dr Gabe Goodman, Pastor
Church Office 249-8698
www communitypcusa org
Sunday Morning Worship 8 30 & 11 a m
Church School -All Ages 945 a.m
Youth Fellowships 5pm.
Contemporary Worship Serv 5 59 p.m
Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7 pm
Weekday Preschool/Kindeigarnen (3, 4 & 5 yr olds)
j Palm Valley Baptist Church
4890 anrnm valie, Redo Porre '.edra
Rev. Jeff Witt, Senior Pastor
&deraetui lOO.iwea l 'ett ts aC.
Join us on Sunday for:
SundaV Scnool for all aqe
Worsnip Service ,
Euennq Biblie Stud
Wednesday Eveninq opportunitiE-s
Family Dinner ..
Children and Youth Bible Study
Adult Worship Service
Cruld Care an r4urser, pro.idec ior all cuOviLie4!
~N 113hleOu-, rdl l ACiLeIMS I'oI etrC P1,If e' lCC d 9n."' 1 .
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Louise Hay -,
You)bit Can Heal Your Life ""
Peace Is The Uay
We think you're going to love our church!
Join us on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
Best Western at
1-95 & J. Turner Butler Blvd.
Jacksonville Church of Religious Science
398-4353 or www.iaxcrs.ore
'TI \EPISCOPAL CHURCH
895 CR 210 Palm Valley
4 112 miles west,of Intracoastal
Sunday Services 8:45 am & 11:00 AM
Christian Formation 10:10am
LORD OF LIFE
276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
Ph. 285-5347 ,
Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor
Sunday Contemporary Worship
Sunday Church School 9:45am
Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
: Serv'ice Times
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 1l:00am
6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy.
A ngfican Cburch
A .,or;uip-cenrered eiange.cal congrega.ton JL 111J '
m ue .Angbcan tradtoon
meeting at tne University Center at UNF W e
(Kerr.an & Alumni Dr0.)
,rijilStnl)day Woftil: 1:.30'am '
, Sunda/ySchool:.- 9:00 amrn jI t
Home Group on weker.'ign ,s rn~r.a JadCJ.:.nr.,ni
Praer ard M HalinE n.,, Semon, Suna,s., 7 pm
O ,': 7-'IMa,Lt. A L,,,. ,.2 41-9400-.l, .r1',,,.,
9:00 a.m. Contemporary*
11:15 a.m. Traditional*
Lk *Kids ibrship provided
"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School. College
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem Visit
10:00 a.m. or all ages
Rev. Jeff Bennelt.Pastor
Adam Myers, Youth
35 Executive Way, PVB
Across AIA from Rawlings School
Behind Prosperit Bank
"Connkctine the Unconnected'"
'New. 'begfnfb$ typist Churh
1050 Highway A IA 285-4288
Traditional Worship 8:30am
Bible Study 9:40am
Celebration Worship 10:30am
Associate Pastor Jeremy Gates
Associate Pastor Chns Partin
St. Paul's by the Sea -
Episcopal Church :
REAL, ROOTED, RELEVANT '-="
Welcome Families Cnildren's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
Welcome families Nursery Al 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
& Singles Christian Formation At 9:00 am
Corner of 5th St. & 111h Ave. N. Jax Beach, FL firstname.lastname@example.org
9:00 am Contemporar) Worship Service
10:30 am Traditional Service
6:30 pm The Gathering
Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation
407 Third Street
iww.neptunebapdst.org Neptune Beach
Tom Bary, Pastor 904-249.2307
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
2125 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean
8:00 & 9:00 am
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
*EIT OL .: P.abbi Eliezer Ben- Yehda, PhD Spintual Leader
.;/S, "'.. -* fr..=. a, "ar /a ilhar,:. President .
288 N. Roscoe Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904 273-9100 (fx) 273-5567
Friday evening Family service 6:30 -7:00 & 8:00 9:00 p.m.
Shabbat & Torah Services 9:30 12:00 noon
Religious School Sundays 9:00 a.m & Wednesdays 4:30 p.m.
n We have a full range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish
community. Please contact our office m-f 8-5 for information about adult
education, Sisterhood activities and Youth activities.
An Evangelical Free Church
Sunday School & A.B.F.'s 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
298 Aquatic Drive
UNITY DAILY WORD
Wed. Evening 7:30 pm
Ribault Garden Club
705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.)
Reverend Betty R. Sikking
Dial A Prayer 355-7044
Church of the Daily Word
BEACHES CHAPEL CHURCH
610ROOABLVQ NEPTUNE BEACH
Pastor Steve McCoy
Associate Pastor Howard MN1inn
Sunday 8:30 & 10:15 AM
Wednesday 7 PMN
1st Avenue North at 5th Street
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Mass 7:00,8:30, 10:00,
11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
1025 Snug Harbor Court:
(off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St. and Orchid
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Jerry Murrell, Miinister
Bible Class Sinday, 10:00 a.m.
Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
I- :,i.8:30 and 11:00 a.m.,-
Nursery at all services
all ages 9:40 a.m.'
Rev. Dr. Thomas Walker
Rev. Carol DiGiusto
Senior Associate Pastor
Rev. Andrew Kukla
w.. .--,u .i.
3410 South Third Street
1423 N. 8th Ave.. Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
.& 11:00 a...Traditional
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Service
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
TRADITIONAL YET TIMELY
Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
-Nursery Provided -
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 2494370
Rev. Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ
2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
Father Joseph Meehan
Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
Sunday 6:00 p.m. (7-H.S.)
4 N. 5 St. APTIST2 :
324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
I 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
Weekday Ministry 246-2891
Service interpreted for the hearing Impaired
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March 3, 2006
-The Bea'ches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
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'Shadow and Light' at Bethel
by KATHY NICOLETTI
Photographs from as far
away as Russia and Africa are
featured in a new photogra-
phy show called "Shadow and
Light" at Bethel Gallery in
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
The exhibit features the
work of photographer and
instructor Pam Casey as well
as the work of five of her stu-
dents. The show will be open
until March 19.
Casey began her journey as
a photographer with an inex-
pensive camera ordered for
her by her grandmother.
"I loved taking pictures
since I got my first camera
from the back of a cereal box
at the age of 8," said Casey.
"What I find most challeng-.
ing and fascinating is being
able to interpret scripture
through my -camera. It is a
way of reflecting God's cre-
ation, glory, and love to oth-
Casey's photographs from
an Evangelism Explosion (EE)"
Mission Trip to Russia are part
of the exhibit.
While attending the 10th
annual Len Ministries Dinner
in Jacksonville with her hus-
band. Terry last spring, Casey:
learned about an EE mission
trip to Russia planned for
"I turned to my husband
and said, 'Wouldn't it be neat
to go and take pictures?' All of
a sudden I was on my way; to
Russia," Casey said.
After quickly preparing for
the trip and being trained in
EE techniques, Casey and the
rest of the group traveled to
Nizhny Novgorod in central
'Casey said' that she. found
the Russian people warm and
"Because you're American,
they're interested in talking
with you," she said.
With the help of a transla-
tor, Casey was prepared to use
her EE training and speak with
people on the street or at
"This is a fantastic method
Although most people iden-
tified themselves as Russian
Orthodox in faith, they usual-
ly indicated that they did not
attend church, she said'
EE volunteers are trained to
respond by introducing the
idea of making a commitment
to Christ and becoming active
in a church community.
"Spome of the people we
spoke with were ready to
make a commitment," she
said. If people were resistant,
"we were not pushy and
The group also brought
*hats, scarves and quilts to
children i in orphanages and
distributed Bibles' with
Russian and English transla-
"I expected everything to be
poor and bleak," she said, "but
'it was not quite like that."
Casey was drawn to photo-
graph many of the people she
encountered in Russia. These
informal portraits along with
several of her photographs of
Russian scenes, are on display
in "Shadow and Light."
Also in the exhibit are her
students' photographs 'of
Africa, other foreign foreign
countries, local scenes, nature
and a study of night photogra-
Students with photographs
in the exhibit are Hazel
Dalton, Mathew Jones, Lynn
Sickinger, Kagen Warren and
Bible,verses selected by the
artists expressing the inspira-
tion for their 'work are dis-S
played with several of the
"Shadow and Light" can be
viewed 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday and 9
a.m. to noon Sunday at the
gallery inside the church,
4510 Palm Valley Road.
For additional information
call the church at 285-8225.
Casey, who has taught pho-
tography classes locally for
eight years, will teach a class
at the church this month. In
this class she will share her
enthusiasm for digital photog-
raphy and the "fun of'
"Three years ago I complete-
ly changed over to digital,"
she said. "It has renewed my
passion for the limitless possi-
:bilities of photography."
Religion Briefs: Marriage classes at BUMC
Day of Prayer will be: on
Thursday, May 4. For informa-
tion contact Susan Alberti at
Church Women United
Church Women United will
meet for World Dav of Prayer
at 10 a.m. Friday, March 3, at
St. Andrew's Lutheran' Church,
li01 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
World Day of Prayer is a ecu-
menical worldwide movement,
of Christian women gathering
to observe a day of common
prayer. The theme for the 2006
World Day of Prayer is "Signs of
the Times."A common prayer
service, prepared by South
African women, will be used by
Church Women United groups
around the world for the event.
Church Women United wel-
comes all women to World Day
of Prayer. For information call
Sara Brooks at 223-5294.
Divorce care class
A support group for separat-
ed and divorced people is
forming at Palm Valley Baptist,
Church and ,will begin on
Wednesday, March 15. For
information, call the church
office at 285-2447.
Prayer group meets
'Beaches Community Prayer
Group meets every Thursday at,
9:30 a.m. in the conference
room of The Winston Family
YMCA on Landrum Lane in
Ponte Vedra. For information
Marriage class. ,
Beach United, Methodist
Church will offer "Conflict
Resolution in Marriage" for
four Sundays in March begin-
ning on March 5. The class
will be led by by Dr. Jeff Hood,
a marriage and family coun-
selor, who will focus on con-
flict resolution techniques that
promote reconciliation and
For information or to register
for the class, call Marcia in the
church office at 249-2343, ext.
11. 'The Class will begin at ,11
a.m. and is held in Room 2107'
10' x 10'
The Storage Bin
Great Jax Beach Location
Fully Fericed Secured Property
Gate Hours 6:30am-7pm
Moh.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-12
Call Today 241-4171
1001 13th Ave. S., Jax Beach
(Across from Beaches Hospital)
Celebrate Recovery, a biblical
based program for persons fac-
ing personal problems, meets,
every Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the
fellowship hall of Beach
United Methodist Church,
Third Street at Seventh Aventre
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Through worship and same-
gender small groups, people
can work on 'personal struggles
shch as eating$ i sporflers, alco-
hol/drug abuse,' ~d codepen-
deficy. The' evenings begin
with dinner. Call 249-2343.
Retreats at Mar-wood
SThe following retreats are
planned at the Marywood
Retreat Center in the
Switzerland area of Northwest'
St. Johns County: ,
Outdoor Family Stations of
the Cross will be held on
March 5,. 12, 19, 25, and April
2. Gather at 3 p.m. to pray the
Stations of the Cross along
Maaryvood's nature trail.'
Diocesan deacons will lead the
Stations and light refreshments
will be served at the conclusion
of prayer. There is no cost to
March 16: St. Patrick's Day
Mass and Dinner. Rev. Daniel
Cody will celebrate Mass at
6:30 p.m. A corned beef and
cabbage dinner will follow the
Mass. Cody will also provide
entertaining reflections on his
native Ireland. Limited seating
is available; the cost is $15 for
adults and $7.50 for children.
March 18: The Roots of
Christian Mysticism will be led
by Sr. Rose.Hoover. This is the
last,in a seven week series on
mysticism. This session willl
focus on Carmelite Mysticism
and will begin at 9:30 a.mi and
end at .3 p.m. The cost is $35
which includes lunch.
March 22: Day for Seniors:
Book .of Ruth in Prayer and
Song will be led by Kevin'
McGrath. Using the Book of'
Ruth, McGiath will develop .
steps to happiness and peace
and focus on learning and.
teaching about kindness. The,'
event begins with lunch at 12
'noon and ends at 3 p.m. The
cost is $12 which includes
70alrcb 25.:, .'Lnten Day 'of
Reflection: 'A Journey into the
Desert will be led by Fr. John
Tetlow. Using the Gospel of the,
Woman at the Well,. Tetlow
will lead participants through
Jesus' 40 days in the desert
'with reflection on the oasis in
the desert. The day beings at
9;:30 a.m. and ends with Mass
at 2:30 p.m. The cost is $27
k'which includes lunch.
Nlaivwood is located at
1715-5 State Road 13. For
information on these or other
events, call (904) 287-2525 or
Moms pray for kids
A group ,of mothers known.
as Moms in Touch meets week-
ly to pray for their children,
other, students and the schools
they attend."The group meets
on Tuesday afternoons at a'
church in Ponte Vedra Beach.
For location arid more infor-'
mation, call Nancy at 273-
Midweek for kids ,,
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for youngsters:
Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm' Valley Road in
Ponte. Vedra has Bible Study
and activities for children at 7
p.m. Contact the church at
Sunrise, Christian Church'!
youth group meets 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and
The church is at 298 Aquatic
Drive, Atlantic Beach. Call 249-
Bethlehem Buddies is open'
to all children 3 years old'
through second grade at
Beth-lehem Lutheran L.Ghurch,.
1423 Eighth' Ave.' N.,'
Jacksonville Beach, from 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. with Bible sto-
ries, crafts and songs.
High school Bible study is 7
p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Bethlehem
Lutheran. .- .,I ', :
Youth in grades six through
12 and families meet at 6:30
p.m. at Christ Episcopal
Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, for
dinner in the parish hall.
Youth JAM begins at 7 p.m.
'and includes guitar lessons,
singing, and rehearsal for the
11 a.m. Sunday contemporary
worship service in parish hall
geared toward youth and fami-
lies with children.
Dinner and JAM are open to
the community. IAM is free,-
and dinner is $4 per person,:
$12 per family maximum. The
church is at Solana Road and
San luan Drive.
Youths in grades six through
8 meet at 6:30 p.m. in the
Outback, the modular building
behind Palms Presbyterian
Church, 3410 Third .St. S.,,
Jacksonville Beach. Contact
the leader, Murray Beard, at,
285-5106. The Senior High
Group meets in the Outback
on Sunday immediately fol-
lowing the" Sunset Worship'
Service. Contact leaders Dale
and Ingram Caswell at 285-
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Cont. from B-1
Parishioners at St. Patrick's
recommended Meehan to the
Diocese of St. Augustine in
He spent. a few years at St.
Catherine's in Orange ,Park
and an eight-year stint at a
Catholic parish in High
Springs before coming to
Along the way, Meehan
found out that his back-.
ground in accounting came
Meehan has guided build-
ing projects at four of the five
churches he has served since
He led a $1.3-million build-
ing project in 1980 at St.
Patrick's in Norcross, Ga.,
and a* $1.4-million renova-
tion last year at St. John's.
A numbers man, Meehan
also led .the High Springs.
parish out of its financial
"Basically, what the Bishop
told me was to go down there
and 'fix that problem,"
"I can build and pay for
buildings. I did that in
London and Atlanta. .The
church, in Norcross went,
from a wooden one to a very
modern, innovative building.
When I went to London, I
walked into a place that had,
just been built. That got me
interested in the mechanics
"I knew when I came to St.
John's that it .needed major
renovations. -, Everybo'dy
could see that we needed a
major, renovation of the
A student of church archi-
tecture, Meehan wanted an
antiphonal or lateral form to
the new layout, one that
allowed the congregation to
sit close to the focal points of
A new altar was cut from
7,000 pounds of Indiana
limestone. Pews now face the
altar on either ,ide. The altar,
a sunken baptistry and a pul-
pit are placed on a central
"The layout of a church
always has to have a symbol-
ic meaning as well as a prac-
tical side," said Meehan, who
hired an Ohio sculptor to
design the altar, a Chicago
sculptor to make a life-size
figure of the Virgin Ma'ry:in
linden wood and an Irish
blacksmith to make candle-"
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"Shadow and Light."
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When Meehan was growing
up in Dublin, he said, the
city was teeming with semi-
naries and running clubs.
He fondly recalls running
in only a singlet, shorts and
shoes during the winter.
Dublin's Phoenix Park, one of
the world's largest urban
parks at 1,700 acres, is where
he did most of his training
"It was a great time in
Ireland," said Meehan, who
was ordained a priest at age
28 on March 5, 1966.
"All the seminaries were
full. There used to be a semi-
nary in Dublin [All-Hallows]
that specialized in training
Irish priests for America. All
its graduating classes went
overseas. There were 1,200
Irish men ordained [in 1966].
That's an extraordinary fig-
ure for a small country.
"It's more materialistic now
.in Ireland. It used to be more
spiritual. And it's not just ,a
question of the, priesthood.
We used to export priests,
nurses, police officers and
school teachers. The Irish
-have lost their attraction for
Meehan was ordained by
the' Archbishop of Dublin
and the event was chronicled
in Dublin's Evening Herald-
under the headline, "Runner
Meehan, 68, was still run-
ning at the time, btit not(
competitively. He. is the only
one in his family to become a
priest and the only one living
."I wasn't thinking of
America at all when I started
out," said Meehan, who
entered the seminary in the
"I thought I would end up
in Brazil. I had an interest in
going to South America
because the need was bigger
"I had, remembered Pope
Pius XII saying that he need-
ed 60,000 priests for South
America. That kind. of .stuck
with me. I said, 'OK. I'd be'
willing to do that.' "
Four decades later, Meehan
jokes that Jacksonville is as
far south as he got.
And he's no longer the run-
"I just walk on the beach,"
said Meehan, who once spe-
cialized in 9-mile races.
"But I never walk less than
4 to 5 miles." ,,.,
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GALLERIES & MUSEUMS
BEACHES AREA HISTOR-
ICAL SOCIETY, 425 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach *
246-0093. Features the origi-
nal locomotive "Old No. 7"
and an original section fore-
man's house and furnishings.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday to Saturday.
BETHEL GALLERY, 4510
Palm Valley Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach 285-8225.
Features themed original art
shows using mixed media
from local and regional
artists. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5
p.m., Monday to Friday and 9
a.m. to noon Sunday.
BLUE HERON GALLERY,
4600 Middleton Circle E.,
Jacksonville 223-6100. Art
work by Cypress Village resi-
dents and visiting artists.
Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday through Sunday.
GALLERY, 137 King St., St.
Augustine (904) 825-4577.
Features original paintings,
photography, clay, art, seri-
graphs, sculpture, jewelry and
painted furniture. Hours are
noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday
CATCH 22 GALLERY, 5
Cordova St., St. Augustine *
826-3890. Hours are 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Closed on Monday.
New York style gallery featur-
ing paintings, sculptures and
ceramics. Featured artist every
Friday during Art Walk.
CULTURAL CENTER AT
PONTE 'VEDRA, 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach *
CUNMMER MUSEU-M OF
ART & GARDENS, 829
Riverside Ave., Jacksonville *
356-6857. Hours are 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday. Admission is $6 for
adults, $4 for seniors and mil-
itary, $3 for students, $1 for
kids 5 and under. Free admis-
sion from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
880 A1A North, Suite 9, Ponte
Vedra Beach 280-2772.
Hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Saturday.
noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
FAIRFAX GALLERY AT
SAWGRASS, 1740 Sagrass
Village Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach
* 384-7724. Hours 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Monday through
Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FIRST STREET GALLERY,
216 First St., Neptune Beach *
241-6928. Works by local and
regional artists. Monday
through Wednesday, 10 a.m.
to 6' p.m.; Thursday and
Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m;
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
2411 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Art of James Figuly fea-
tured until March 20. Tuesday
through Friday 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday. Call 247-1050.
HIBERNIA GALLERY 108
1st Street, Neptune Beach *
249-7321. Selling handmade
work from Ireland, England
and U.S. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday-Saturday, noon to 5
J. JOHNSON GALLERY,
177 Fourth Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 435-
3200. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday and 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Also
by appointment. Pieces are
available for purchase.
*MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
AND HISTORY, 1025
Museum Circle, Jacksonville.
396-7062. MOSH features
interactive history and sci-
ence exhibits as well as plane-
tarium events and special
MY LITTLE GALLERY,
630 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune
Beach 403-0031. Hours 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday
1511 Atlantic Blvd. in the
Tradewinds Plaza, Neptune
Beach. Gallerv hours are 10
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to
Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday. Features two-dimen-
sional works from a group
called the Neptune Arts
Group. Phone 247-4341.
OCEAN 60, 60 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach 247-
SELLERS GALLERY, 240
AIA N., Ponte Vedra Beach *
Pianist Emanuel Ax joins the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
tonight for a romantic concerto featuring the music of Brahams
(Piano Concerto No. 1), Crozier (Ballade for Orchestra) and
Liszt (Hungaria.). For more information on the JSO Masterworks
series, call 354-5547.
"PIANO BAR" opens at S
p.m. today at Players by the
Sea, 106 6th St. N., lacksonville
Beach. The Gene Nordan musi-
cal runs every Friday and satur-
day through laich IS.
Matinee performances ate
scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday
and March 12. Tickets are $'20.
Call 249-2022 for reservations.
"HAIRSPRAY" the musical
adaptation of the lohr Waters'
film, is staged at 8 p.m. today,
2 p.m. and 8 p.m Saturday
and 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday in the Moran theater at
the Times-Union Center for
the Performing Arts, 300 W.
water St., lacksonville. Tickets
rang orbn-i $3," to 56'. Call
"SIX DANCE LESSONS IN
SIX WEEKS" will open at 8
p.m. March 10 at the Atlantic
Beach Experimental Theate,
.716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. the production replaces
the earlier scheduled "Death of
a Salesman." Matinees will be
staged at 2 p.m. March 12 and
26. Reservations can be made
for Thursday through
Saturday beginning March 10
through March 25. Call 249-
COOPER" is staged at 8 p.m.
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at
The Limelight Theatre, 11 Old
Mission Ave., St. Augustine.
Tickets are $20. Call 825-1164
16 Blocks. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 3:45,
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 12:30,
3:30, 7:25, 9:55.
Block Party. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:20,
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:55,
4:15, 7:40, 10:15.
Doogal. Rated G. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 3:15, 6:00.
O* '" ,
Running Scared. Rated
R. Fri.-Thurs., 8:05,
Tyler Perry's Madea's
Family Reunion. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:15,
1:15, 3:10, 4:25, 7:00,
7:30, 9:45, 10:20.
Date Movie. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:25,
3:55, 8:00, 10:35.
Eight Below. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:35, 3:35,
Curious George. Rated
G. Fri.-Thurs., 12:05,
3:40, 6:45, 9:50.
Final Destination 3.
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:50, 4:30, 7:00, 9:35.
Firewall. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:25, 4:05,
3:50, 6:55, 9:40.
The Three Burialls of
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:45, 4:10, 7:15, 10:25.
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:10, 3:25, 6:50, 9:50.
Presents. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:10, 4:45, 7:45,
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Transamerica. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:00, 4:50,
Capote. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:05, 4:00, 7:05,
Curious George. Rated
G. Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 4:10,
Date Movie. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:15,
4:15, 7:15, 9:25.
Doogal. Rated PG13.
Eight Below. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:00, 4:00,
Tyler Perry's Madea's
family Reunion. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:20,
4:20, 7:20, 9:30.
The Pink Panther.
Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
1:05, 4:05, 7:05, 9:10.
4:05, 7:05, 9:00.
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OVERSIZED ATLANTIC Beach, 85x130,
close to beach w, 3BR 2BA house.
FLORIDA BLVD- 57 acre lor on marsh &
!tial creek Min. 1500s1 bullpable fooiprint
310k. Call 904.608-7070.
TIM THOMPSON, 591-0303
Vacant Lot, Allantic Beach. 4 Blocks to
Ocean 0 43 acres. 5985.000. OBO
The inesi ocean view lot available in Jax
Beacn $829,000. Plan and permits in
place. II interested call Mark The Dil-
wonrh Realty Group of Vanguard GMAC
A RARE Find 8 lots. Souih Jax Beach.
near Sanctuary. approx 75x100 each.
Cleared, ready to build. $315K'per Ic.i. Will
finance w/25%c down 1904)221-3825.
728 10Lh Av S Jax Bch
SAT/SUN 1 to 4
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50 x 125 Yard/Cone. Block.
Short walk to Beach.
A MUST SEE!!!
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The Vitel Group
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1404 Declaratlon Dr $349000
Old Atlantic Beach
320-322 3rd Street. Two 900
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2689 Kersey Drive West off of Southside Boulevard,
convenient to Tinsletown.
Three bedroom, two bath on lake
for only $197.200!.,
Tom Gibbon today!
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This 2100 SF home has 3BRs plus a loft, & 2.5BAs with marble
countertops, hardwood floors through-
out! Lushly landscaped! Dir: S Beach
PKWY to Ocean Cay to L on Antiga to
2nd L to 2884 St Maartin Ct. $474,900
Connie Grubbs 612-9911
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3BR'2BA, well mnah srable Neptune Beach 2119k 41/2. wood
3BR BAwell mania.nedallacredhome floors. eramic ile. Ig in-ground pool.
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GIRVIN POINTE 3 BEDROOM w/DEN
3/2 home w/vaulted den, living rm. & dining rm. Tile,
fireplace, garden bath, private wooded backyard. Close
to schools/shopping. Move in ready! MLS# 275191
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Absolutely gorgeous ocean views in desirable Atlantic Beach., Lifetime
vinlI shake shingles. Remodeled with top of the line granite. maple
cabinets and mahogany floors, 6 burner oven, stainless appliances, and a
warning drawer.Pella windows and doors open to 3 large decks. Oversized
pool with 2 cascading waterfalls and a separate guest house. Open the
french doors to your screened deck and feel the breeze!
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Jacksonville, FL. 32257
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One of the most distinctive locations on
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frontage, 5,900 sf, 5 BRS/6.5 BA, (most
rooms & all bedrooms have ocean views)
study, loft, bonus room, oceanfront pool
and dune walkover. $6,800,000
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1000 Sawgrass VYlags Drive, Suits 101, Ponts Vdra Bsaclk, FL 32082
Newly remodeled 2 story, 5 bedroom
home. Flexible open floor plan, over
3000 SF of living area. Beautiful
kitchen, stainless appliances, stone and
wood floors, fireplace in living room,
Possible in-law suite, 2 car garage
EASY WALK TO BEACH!
This charming "Old Atlantic Beach"
home is situated on extra large cul de
sac lot. Concrete block construction,
spacious great room, wood floors
throughout. Just a short distance to the
beach, very low traffic street is great for
young children. 899,000. MLS#271545
.GRAND RESERVE CONDO
First floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, split
bedrooms, large storage area, all
appliances included, shows like a model.
Conveniently located for easy commute.
Pool, tennis, exercise facilities,
clubhouse and more., $174,000.
This incredibly beautiful home is 1/2
blockfrom ocean. Sunshine bright open
floor plan 4 BR plus office and art
studio. Gourmet kitchen includes'
custom cabinets, granite countertops,
gas cook top and wine cooler.
1,675,000. MLS# 273214
Lovely move in ready 3rd floor condo.
Quiet private location overlooking
natural area. Great room with fireplace,
all appliances included plus 2 deeded
parking spaces. $166,500.. MLS#
You'll love entertaining family and
friends in this 1 story, 4 bedroom beach
home. Spacious family room with
fireplace opens to kitchen and separate
breakfast area. Split bedrooms, screened
pool, security, located in highly sought
after neighborhood. $734,900. MLS#
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Absolute Perfection! Intimate, spiritual and elegant describes
this beautiful 4700 SF ocean view home. Superbly detailed
elevator. Private courtyard w/plunge
pool & spa. Too many features to
SLdescribe. Private beach access in gated
community. Offered at $1,995,000
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
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N.W. Atl Bch is
This forgotten area is popping wide open! Buy. i ,
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new paint, tile, cpt. It sparkles! Steps to A-schools,
near fishing' village, Wonderwd Brd, 'base, bike to
beach! Sweet deal! $278,500
"She KNOWS the beaches... o
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Call 5684523 Miller
Beautiful Cottages at Atlantic Beach
Exclusive Private Community
This 3-story w/elevator & 2 car garage has 4BR & sitting
rm/4BA. Covered balconies & 3rd fir deck. Concrete
exterior construction, finished 9-10' ceilings, open
design, Bosch stainless steel appl,
granite, custom wood cabinetry. ,
Common pool & walkway to Beach -. ...
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer I
Solano Woods Upgrades galore, granite counter tops,
maple cab., new A/C, new from ceiling to floor, a must see!
Neptune Beach POOL Home Huge corner lot,
approx. 2300 SF, 4/2.5, reduced. $459,900
The Sanctuary 3/2, approx. 2000+SF, cul-de-sac, huge
side yard, hardwood floors, California shag, priced to 314a-
sell. $414,900 .
Call The Hamilton TEAM
today at 904-699-9680
Each Office Independently
Specialists Owned & Operated
This 3BR home sits on a huge,
Spnivate, treed cul-de sac lot with
lots of decking.
No HOA fees allows one to be close to "
the conveniences of the city without the ,M "
confines of covenants and restrictions. "L
$155,000 Call Cindy Co.x
904-881-8036. :. -'.1
OPENIIOISES1ND0l Ji15 1-4 1J12 LOC ONI LOCMIONI
PIANT4 ON4AS DR.S. Jtt BECII MLS# 282150 Adorable 3/2. relaxing in-
.MLS# 283805 Bnc 4BRi2BA under lo -.nri ground pool. '. Ig loit on Ponte \Veda Blvd.
oa[k. heated & .rcerid pl Dir B..,,, I Bhd, Close to the beach ove-mi cond. A must
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immedaale RT. R oe, c.n corner O $l,"t(F S e' l $1.300.100 241-2417
285-1800 CH4R tIN OCFANFRONI!
OPENHOILSESIND 3./5 I2-4 MLS# 273146 Immaculate 4/2. granite
520 SEatGiE 4E. NEPIN BEFAC countenops. s/s appliances, wood tfrs. Great
NELS# 286153 4BR2BA. ne, kitcher, large v.ie of Atlantic Ocean' $1.299,000
mulri-purpo'e bonu. rc..m &: paso An %iork in 241-2417
thi home is for 4ale' Dir .AilacB, B S ,rdSi
approximately 1 mile, RT eagate Ave. (by SHOWCASE PERFEC1ON
Fkech'r .UI.hJl, .ci..o/1 $3 5.I'mh 285-1800 IN OLD P''BI
liE TH47ERFORD COllDOiUM/S %Lo MLS# 280077 Newer contemporary
MlS# 276233 Ocemanfrnir 2D-or pinaouse. 5/4/11.sp3a plan, upgrades thni-.u Sprawling
4BR/3BA Aith ertlaranng ccanri .ieA iv53 custom home o\ erlooks sparkling pool & 5th
SF of imncr splce& 17 SF olef\pan\c norn, green P Golf Course Cabana & summer
& 'ou itn Lerrjces, see legendan unns&-k'. i t kinml $3,750,000 241-2417
breathtaking sunweLs. 3-car garage & condo PIjSHNE
amrrenities $2F.5.,0) 285-1800 PO I N'EDRA BEACI CONDOI
PONI SIEDR4 CON DO MLS# 266818 1/1, fabulous lake & goll
MIS 277378 LLke ne, 3BRi2BA for under course vie ws from private, scmd lanai, I car
$270K, new 'W AC, all appliance; convey, .. in
neutralcolors, amenitiesinclu e:heatedpool,hot gr stor, all apples m Resort sr.le
tub, clubhouse, exercise room, game room & amnieiue, & gieat loc near bch. $182.5)00
playground This is the bci b6u% in Ponie %edra! 241-2417
$269.91 285-1800 AI1ANmC BEACH CONDO!
PO VIw EDR44w-IR4C044ST1 1O MLS# 279538 2BR2.5BA townhome in
MIS# 285401 A perfect place to build, your Ocean village Steps to ocean, spacious kil
dream homer Lx jtd on j dead -e nd street ia.a a., and I master suie. $399,0)0 241-2417
from rdtrfic & in a neighborhood seiung. his j '
beauufitl lot is jppro\imaiel) 75 FT of bulk. FORMER MODELU
headed waterfront: What an opportunity! MALS# 284271 3/2 w/marsh ievs.
$849,500 285-1800 upgraded rule. open fir plan. conan. croon
PONITEVEDR, SHIORES WET molding. screened pano and an ea m kitchen.
MIS# 284376 w/only 3/10 of a mile to the Mlust see' $259,900 241-2417
beach, this to house i in rejch of he the ch' M4RSH VIEW COND01
2BR/2BA. %ell kept & lo'.d. .reencd pjuo.
garage & largefenced .rd .O 285.-1800 MLS# 273136 The Palms. 2/2. tile thru-
Sgarage& large ened sLA out, cron molding. all appliances. Comm
S4WOR4SS PIplERSCioolconrild acc t
MIS# 264369 Remodeled 3BR/2BA home inl l.condaccess/ndLeoncie
w/o16vely lakefront setting, all new carp,nle, & clubhse /mtni theater. $209.901)
paint, appliances,countertops,sinksinbathrooms 241-2417
& kitchen & AC, neutralcolors, move-in CH BUNGALOW JAX BEACH
condition'& a short walk to Ponte Vedra Golf& MLS#2772312/2 condo,granite counters,
Racquet Club. $349,000 285-1800 hd/wd firs, corian in master bath and
NIRACOASTAL WATERFRONTO O fire lace; Great views of marsh. $215,000
MOS# 264375 New construction! Elegant 114i7
3BR/3.5BA plus study on top floor, 3rd, 2800
SF,-elevator, screened porch, garage, all the I E SA4NCII
amenities you could want, in a gated marina MLS# 282919 Bulkheaded yard on
community & a 60' boat slip is also available, tranquillagoon. 3/2,2cargarage,bltin 1993,
$975,000 285-1800 vaulted ceilings, 1944 sq ft. $375,000
PANORAMIC WATER TO OLF VIEWS 241-2417
MIS#268181 In Village Walk, Sawgrass CC, m M TOWHOM
expansive frontage on bulkheaded lake w/views I
of multiple fairways & water. 3BR/2.5BA, built IN OLD AINI B' I"
for entertaining, LR w/FP & wet bar, huge FR MIS# 230516 Custom townhome. Move in
w/FP & built-ins, 2-car garage & lakeside pool. ready. 4/3.5, concrete block, over 2700 SF of
$729,000 285-1800 living space, tile, granite & lots more upgrades.
WATERFRONT-II4RBOURISIAND $889,000 241-2417
MLS# 269674 Luxurious 7300 SF, Sabatier OCEANFRONF LIJ XRY1
custom home features exquisite finishes MIS# 285229 Unique 4/4.5 new cost
throughout, high-tech concrete construction, -
6BR/6 full & 2 half BAs,. separate au pair condo-Jax Bch. Quality & privacy. Only 4
apartment, heated pool&50'dockonadeepwater hometotalperbuilding, oneperfloor,luxury
harbor on ICW. $3,599,000 285-1800 finishes, priv entry foyer, 2 car gar, storage,
VACANT LOTINPONIE VEDR4 pool/spa. $1,990,000 241-2417,
MIS# 271640 Close to the beach, shopping, SURF, SAND & SUN!
schools & ICW, rare nature lovers delight! 1.5 MLS# 257238 Costa Verano new const
acres, a great place to build your mini-ranch & oceanfrt condo, Front row seating. This
horsesarewelcome!$470,0 285-1800 oceanfrt condo. Front row seating. Ts
h OrssSar l ON IA, OON 2/2 plus den offers 1716 SF of living space.
MI O27188 eauLrmninandveryFitness center, surround sound theater rm,
2MI 271886 Beautifully maintainedandve billiards, pool & muchymore willbe available
private 2-story traditional 5BR/4BA home, lanaibilliards, pool &much more wil be available
w/pool, adjacent covered & screened rear porch, to owners. Purchase now while you can still
2-car garage & community pool & playground, choose finishes! $985,000 241-2417
SIndependently owned and operated
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A Priceless Nept. "Do-Over"
Just I home off everyone's "favorite Ist St." e'
@ Oak, solid cone. blk. duplex 2/1 up/down, fN', .
plus 1/1 guest qtrs. over gar.--such possibilities! .
Orig. wd floors, huge 50 x 128 lot, needs work
but endless options! 7 homes off ocean!
E "She KNOWS the beaches... o,, s a
She SELLS the town!" Nasenhion
Call 568-1523 iller
1 BLOCK FROM OCEAN
You must see this beautiful 3 bedroom beach cottage
that is just a block from the ocean and is waiting for
you! Home has new kitchen,
windows, plumbing and much more. GE
$695,000 ""M -z
Sherri Beno 904- 651-1830 or
Lisa DiStefano (904) 514-3167 ,
1964 c5eiffa Jloff .
Features 5 bedroom. 4 bathrooms. Located
in a gated community. Overlooks the 15th hole of the Selva Marina
golf course. Beautiful trey and vaulted ceilings. Accessible kitchen
with oversized cabinets. Elegant die fireplace in the
family room. Many conimunity amenities. With so much
more to offer!
Jane Kosut, Realtor"
Phone 19041 853-2020 Cell: (904) 994-4992
Old Atlantic Beach
NelcI remodeled 2 stores. 5 bedroom
home. Fle\ble open floor plan, oser
3000 SF of living area. Beautiful
kitchen. siainles's .ppliances, stone arnd
oood floors, fireplace in I thing room.
possible in-iaM suie, 2 car garage
789,000 ML S# 2S31'.'"
VtEIPJ THE 'JiRTiAL Toiss AT
Great Home for Entertaining!
Highland Glen Beauty!
This large 4/3 has a screened lanai with Pool & Jacuzzi,
Outdoor Kitchen & deluxe tiled shower, theatre room w/theatre
chairs, tiled throughout! House comes
I j i urnishe,d d, except, for T,V.'s. & ,st,ereq
S system..-950,000. MLS#282852
Call Connie Grubbs
This 1657 SF Neptune Beach home sits on the marsh w/an 85'
dock on a small creek that leads to the Intracoastal. Navigable for,
a small skiff or Jet Ski at high tide. The views
are absolutely breathtaking! Just remodeled 6 "
inside & out. 3BR/3BA, 2-Car Garage and E-, '
Awesome deck Don't Miss This One -
Offered at $547.000
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
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OCEANFRONT VILLA MARIN
New community of Beach
House b/w PVB & St. Aug. on
A1A offering comfort,' luxury,
spectacular master, private ele-
vator, 3 fir cathedral ceilings &
great ocean views. $1,840,050
Michelle Floyd Jayne Hoffman
2-story home .on large comer lot
in gated community. Stunning
entry w/grand foyer, open floor
plan, Saturnia 'floors, elaborate
kitchen w/stainless appi, large
lanai W/cabana, spacious pool,
slpa. $1,265,000 Michelle Floyd
200' of fresh water frontage
w/70' dock minutes to the ICW.
This beautiful Queens Harbour
home'has It all: 4BR/4.5BA,
media rm, game rm, family rm,
gourmet kitchen, new roof,-fresh
paint.,$1,757,385 Let Cook
4.4 acres Just south of
Baymeadows Road at Freedom
Crossing Trail, at traffic light -
wonderful location with easy
access! Zoning is CGC PUD.
.Great opportunity. Priced to sell
at $1,768,160 Susan Fort
FABULOUS BEACH HOUSE...
across from ocean & close to
P.V. Club! To see it is to fall .in
love...updated, charming, bright
& neat as a pin. 3BR/3BA
w/2,360sf. Deep back yard
w/pool overlooking golf course.
$2,900,000 Call Joyce Reesh
Live on the Blvd. Enjoy fabulous
sunsets. 3,200sf, 3/2.5 + study,
new kitchen, wood firs. Ocean
& Guana views from every rm.'
Observation deck. Close to
Clubs. Deeded beach access
Kim Martin-Fisher $1,890,000
* GOLF FRONTAGE...
on Ponte Vedra Blvd. Build
your dream home % block from
the P.V. Inn' & Club located on
the 2nd fairway of the Ocean
across the street. Offered for
$2,600,000 Kim Martin-Fisher
IN HEART OF MARSH LANDING
Like new traditional brick home
on serene lake. Completely: re-
modeled... new roof, new, AC,
new kitchen, new baths, new
flooring, new landscaping &
more. 5BR/4.5BA + bonus rm,
~4800sf. $1,549,000 Susan Fort
GOLF COURSE VIEWS
Grand, private estate in the
heart of Marsh Landing with
soaring ceilings, granite coun-
ters stone firs, palatial decking
system with pool & spa over-
lookng golf course. $1.895.000
MIchelle Floyd / Jayne Hoffman
Beach House exclusive & new
community b/w PVB & St. Aug.
on AIA. Inspired by the ele-
gance of West Indies architec-
ture; beautiful interiors, lots of
windows & balconies. $994,270
to $1,144,270 Jayne Hoffman
SAWGRASS COUNTRY CLUB
Rough. Creek Condominium.
This 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit
offers a fabulous location,, a
short walk to the beach plus a
great investment opportunity at
this price! An absolute must
seel $315,000 Call Susan Fort
HARBOUR ISLAND BASIN LOT
Dock your boat at your back
door Incredible opportunity to
invest or build your dream home
on this waterfront lot in Marsh
Landing's' prestigious Harbour
Island. Includes 50' boat slip.
Call Michelle Floyd $1,450,000
STUNNING PALENCIA LOT!
Expansive lake & golf course
views! Almost a peninsula with
water on the rear & golf course
on the left. Perfect for an
"estate" feel, with a long, private
drive way to the homesite.
$459,000 Call Michelle Floyd
3BR/3BA, approx 1750 sq. ft.
15t floor condo. Fully furnished,
two balconies, panoramic ocean
* views. Pool, gated community
and underground parking.
Offered for $895,000. Please
call Kim Martin-Fisher"
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"The Price is Right?"
Just in time for Spring! Prime 3BR/2BA
location, priced RIGHT! Short trek to ocean/ !
towncenter shops & activities! Tucked under
Howell Prk, 50 x 100 lot -- growing room or -'7
2nd flr expansion. Sweet deal at $445.000 & .-'
S it's your home/bch wkender! .
"She KNOWS the beaches... )Rose nary
She SELLS the town!" Naughion
Call 568-1523 A Miller
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM HOME IN
SEASIDE GATED COMMUNITlY
Steps to the ocean-Atlantic Beach. This 4BR/3.5BA home
could not be built today at this price with this quality of finish
levels. Every imaginable upgrade, 3900 SF in this exclusive.
26 home gated community at Tiffany by the Sea with its own
beach access. Don't miss this incredible [ -
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1...- OWATERTOGOOLF LOT
.. Arguably the BEST lot in The
S -- Plantation complete w/40' pool & spa.
The craftsmanship is unsurpassed as
are the finishes, magnificent curved
staircase, 21' ceilings, gathering room w/floor-ceiling
windows, deep crown molding, marble/hardwoods, exercise
& game rooms, study, 2 FP, 6,600+SF, 4BR/4.5BA/3CG. It
will take your breath away! $2,100,000
FSBO, 3BR/2.5BA, 3345 America Ave.,
Jax Beach. $284,900. (904)249-0505.
Great 3BR townhome, walk to
downtown St. Augustine, 5 min by
boat. to ocean, priced to sell!
$589,000 MLS 258409 HL 48816
Almost new 4200 SF, w/charm &
quality. 3 story maint. free w/
wraparound porches, elevator.
$1,200,000 MLS 286475 HL 49986
DUPLEX IN NEPTUNE
Solid beach hpme! Wood fir, tile,
Florida room, covered balcony. 2
car garage. Don't miss! $489,000
MLS 285121 HL 49836
2BR/2BA on ground/level, garage
just outside. Beaulidul view of pond
from screened lanai, very well
maintained unit. $239,900 MLS
283193 HL 49686
S ATLANTIC BEACH!
F Fabulous pool home, 2 story brick
accent. stunning entrance, great for
Entertaining your family & friends.
$515.000 MLS 280583 HL 49546
NEPTUNE BEACH '
2BR/1.5BA townhome, great
localton,'very charming! 5265,000
MLS 261679 HL 50486
3BR,2BA home overlooking wood
preserve in front & in back!
$229,900 MLS 264359 HL 50556
Historic Riverside within walking
distance, 3 blocks from river.
Duplex'4BR/2BA. Won't Last!I
$349,000 MLS 261694 HL 50496
5 MIN TO BEACH
4BR/2BA off San Pablo Rd., kit
overlooks family rm w/fireplace.
Fresh paint, new roof, screened
porch & private yard' $359.900
MLS 281747 HL 49616
Steps o ocean, metal roof. stucco
,& vinyl shake, wrap-around porch,
hardwood firs. granite counters A+.
$955,000 MLS 277190 HL 49236
Gorgeous 4BR/4BA plus bonus
room, spacious Kit w/brkts rm. large
fam. rm. & fabulous views ol golf &
harbor. $889,900 MLS 249611 HL
POOL & GOLF
Gorgeous 5BR/3.5BA on
spectacular lot, bonus room, wood
floors, spacious rooms, loaded w/
upgrades. From Beach Blvd, go,
South on 15th S1 which turns into
I Fairway Lane. $829,000 MLS
264871 HL 50606
Spacious 3BR/3BA with pool view.
2 large balconies, 8 club amenities
$309.000 MLS 267320 HL 50946
Relax by the lushly landscaped
poolspa & deck areas. This 3BR,'
3BA nome is only 13 blocks from
the beach' Many upgrades
throughout! $450,000 MLS 265070
W~ii ai*^ use^
ATLANTIC BEACH. FSBO. 5 Blocks to
Ocean. 3BR/2.5BA, sunroom, fireplace,
fenced yard, carport, $365,000.
JAX BEACH Duplex FSBO, 2BR/1BA
each. 745 S. 5th St., great investment,
$299,000, 591-3348 or 591-0599.
PONTE VEDRA. FSBO. 3BR/2BA,
1250sf. Fireplace, 1-car garage, com-
munity pool. Walk to Ocean. $279,000.
SOUTH JAX Beach. 2BR/2BA Town-
house. Lovely neighborhood. 416 36th
Ave. $275,900. (904)613-9896. www.own-
JAX BEACH. 5BR/2BA, 2300sf On 2 lots.
New roof, heat pump, plumbing & siding.
$465,000 OBO. 249-8637.
INTRACOASTAL OFF San Pablo.
3BR/2BA house, recently renovated-
many upgrades. 2-car garage, huge GR
with FP, tiled kitchen. $297,900. Currently
rented at $1300/mo. 904-955-1023 or
NEPTUNE BEACH, FSBO, "AS IS"
house & 75'x138' lot. 501 Oceanwood Dr.
ATLANTIC BEACH, built 2003, 4BR/2BA
detached, 1500sf., 1125 Main St.
$249,900; Call Shaun (904)226-3089.
FSBO: 1004 15th Ave North Jax Beach.
Custom Remodel. 3/2, 2073sf, new tile,
granite, SS, frplc., high end finishes, Ig
corner lot. $459,900. 241-5865.
OPEN HOUSE *
Saturday 3/4/06 12pm-5pm 3650 River-
edge Drive off Ft. Caroline Rd. 3BR/2BA,
2-story, bonus room w/fireplace,new roof,
river .view, secluded neighborhood,
with Bonus Room
4BR/3BA newly constructed Mercedes
built home. Huge bonus room tool! Land-
scaped yard ahd a great floorplan. Offered
Spacious Seaview Park Home
3BR/2.5BA home. Outstanding coral rock
iirepiace 'granite counters, tongue and
grooved wood paneled ceilings, private
rear yard, great neighborhood and much,
much more. Offered at $650,000.
Large Private Lot
Backing on i,., irie Gui na, preserve.
3BRI3BA home. Stunning custom marble
replace. remodeled kitchen with cherry
cabineitry. granite counters,. hot tub, en-
rcl:ed filed lanai. Offered at $458,000.
We help sellers sell for a low set fee.
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JEWEL OF JAX BEACH
Duplex, great investment, adorable, in-
come maker, 1/2 block to ocean.
$509,000. Call (904)234-5629.
FSBO- The Sanctuary, gated communi-
ty, 3BR/2BA, GR floor plan, tile/ wood
thru-out, large kitchen, many upgrades
with In-ground pool, 2151sf, $459,900.
Realtors welcome. MLS#274700. 1463
Blue Heron Lane East. Jax. Beach.
SEAVIEW PARK 3BR/3BA, $2250sf, 2-
story, $619,000, 504-3430.
INTRACOASTAL WEST off North Kimen,
3BR/2BA, like new, on lake, 1893sq, built
1998, new carpet and paint, $244,900.
Terms. Independent Brokers 710-3111.
VILLAGES OF Pablo. FSBO. 3BR/2BA,
in-ground pool,. 14311 Nature Bridge
Lane. $279,900. 333-5608.
ICW, HOLIDAY Harbor, FSBO. Lg lot,
4BR/ 2BA, 2400sf w/ In-ground pool. New
CH/A, roof. $324,900. 246-2336 or 463-
NEPTUNE BCH, totally re-done town-
house w/ garage. Great community w/
pool. 3 huge bedrooms, 2.5 baths, frplce,
private yard. Lease option $274,000.
OPEN HOUSES, 12-3pm, Sunday, 3/5/06.
521 FRESH POND RD. 1 story, 4BR/3BA
Ponte Vedra Beach home w/soaring
ceilings, warm neutral colors and a cul-de-
sac location, surrounded by ancient oaks.
$589,000. Take A1A to right on SR210,
left into "The Woodlands to first left.
#821 AT THE PALMS CONDOS:
2BR/2BA with great privacy & marsh
views, upgraded lighting, PRIVATE GA-
RAGE & a community loaded with ameni-
tiesl Just $224,000. From JTB, go R to ML
Pkwy. exit. Take 2nd R to The Greens
Way, to "The Palms". Go left at the pool to
R to the 800 bldg. Berry & Co., Real Es-
.eabe (904) 24S82D
prope (904) 249-8261
"C< r* $1 *
Ocean Paradise!4BR/5BA with panoramic
views, hardwood & tile firs, huge oceanfront
decks, 2 frplcs. MLS 229099 $2,770,000
Exclusive Harbour Island @ Marsh Landing
Amenities galore including 50 Ft boat slip,
gourmet kit, wine celler, loft area w/wet bar and
so much more! MLS 281517 $2,569,000
New Homes Beaches
E ofAlA, 4/5 Bdrms, over 3,300 sf, unsur-
passed quality! Loaded w/upgrds. Only 1.5 blks
from Ocean MI.S 282158 $1,150,000
Great opportunity in Neptune Bch. 2 units
have 3BR/2BA, owners unit 4BR/4BA. Live in
one, rent two!MLS 254889 $995,000
Home Plus 19 Acres
Close to WGV & StAugustine. 3278sfhm has
gated entry. 3BR/2BA + 2 half baths, pool,
atrium, office, wd firs, 2 fiplc. 4 siall barn & 4
pastures. MLS 2687863$975,000
Have it allI 4BR/2.5BA hm located in Vilano
Bch. Enjoy views of ocean, ICW, inlet & Old
Town. Cherry & marble firs, fab kit.
This well appointed 5BR/3BA beach home w/3;
decks & ocean views.
MLS 280960 $874,000
4BR/2BA all brick, great kitchen and baths, huge
pool & spa, boat house + lift and dock.
MLS 283145 $749,900
Turtla Shores, offering 4BR/4BA, scmrnpool, 18"
tiles, private Bch access plus gated.
St Johns River Oaks
Custom bit pool hm wispa. 4BIR4BA, bonus, liv,
din & gn rms. scrd lanai, 2 5 gar + more
MLS 280252 $575,112
2BR/2BA on 14th fir, updated kit w/new cabinets
&granite. Most furniture included.
MLS 286686 $575,000
Consider the possibilities,
totally renovated 2BR/1BA East of AA ready to
live in or expand, MLS 278852 $549,000
Loeel:, home numjn% upgrades 5BR.4BA
i's bonus iom aboedbl garage
MLS 287158 $439,900
2-sty contmp, Ponte Vedra, loaded,
stainless kit, see ocean from most rms.
you'll love it, sea today
John Creekl Loads of upgrds + bonus rm
upstairs w/full bath. Lrgcov porch. Kit ,w/
island & ugrd cabits.
MLS 284511 $369,900
Newly remodeled, 1,707sqft 3BR/2BA
huge Fanm rm, Lrg fned yd. Bike to the
beh. MLS 285230 $319,900
Great open floor plan
3BR/2BA clean as a button. Upgrds ga-
lore, all appliances stay.
Beautiful 2/2 condo
With extra lrg closets, l,163,sq. ft. 2 stor-
age units, open kit w/brkfst bar, club pool.
MLS 271024 $218,500
1326 South Third SteeJacksonvlle Beach (904) 2498261
PRICED TO SELL,
BELOW MARKET VALUE!
Beautiful newly constructed condo in
Ponte Vedra with
-MfgHi5 Star amenities. East of AIA, 2BR/2BA
jrliiS with screened lanai overlooking peaceful
lake. Priced to sell!
Call Canunie Thomas or Lynn Saul
EAST OF 3r" ST. JAX BCHI
East of 3rd, Jax Bch, residehtial/commercTal zofed. PRtMEfr"
TO SELL $399,900. Just stones throw to ocean. A 2/2
townhome, 2 car garage, 1st fir 1BR & BA; 2nd fir
1 BR & bath, kitchen & living space. Can! r
be used for residential or commercial, you .
Call Margi Petitt Vj
13727 Richmond Park Drive
Look alike model full of upgrades. Warm, open floor plan with French
doors overlooking wooded area. 3BR/2BA. Comes with 1 car garage with
storage. Enjoy the pri aie. landscaped patio ara o\ erlooking nature. Offered
at $197,000" Tdte owi,,,.p. PA. REALTORi-
(904) 241-7461 ext 231
or (904) 477-6668
Tops in Sales. Listings and Transactions for the Beacher office in 2005!
Take life easy! No lawn care here just
plenty of s% imming and tennis! Charming ---
2BR/2BA condo %ii'h giving room with
fireplace and sliding glass doors looking
out to the screened lanai. This home has nice views of lake. Close
to everything: beach, restaurants.& shopping. Offered at $183,000
Jth4d&e Ps.PA. REALTOR@T
1904'l 241-7461 e\t 231
or (90-) 477-6668
V, jackson% dlermchelle.com
SUNDAY, 11am-2pm. 1136 24th Street N.
4BR/2.5BA, 2500sf. Newer stucco home.
$494,000. Call 333-8321.
BROADWATER, 3BR/2.5BA w/loft
ICI Coquina home, 2054sf. w/20 ft ceilings
Waterfront lot w/lntercoastal views
$448,000, will consider co-op.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass Players Club,
Bermuda Court. 2BR/2BA, unattached pa-
tio home. $269,900. (904)655-5990.
INTRACOASTAL WEST/ San Pablo
Creek, 2014 Merced Port, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, hardwood floors, irrigation sys-
tem, quiet cul-de-sac, $239,000,
SOUTHBEACH FSBO. TOWNHOME,
2BR/1.5BA, extras. Motivated seller. Re-
duced to $295,500. 246-6582.
922 1st Street South
Saturday and Sunday
3/2 Light and Bright with
exquisite designer finishes.
Ready for new owners
This is a MUST SEE!!!
Soon to be Jax Beach Landmark. 8th floor
residential on SE side of the building.
Amazing views, 12 ft ceilings. rare
opportunity. This is a must see!
Ii Move in April 2006.
office: 249-4949 VSDE
mobile: 333-7873 REAL ESTATE
3BR/2BA CONDO near the BEACH!
Come home to this spacious 3BR/2BA condo at 62
Jardin de MerPl. Moments from the beach, steps away
,from local stores and restaurants! This home has a.
S.. garage, private patio. & approx
O 1500sf! $259.900 MLS #284272
Call Amy Celeste Wilson at
S904-955-0700 and visit
BEST BUY TODAY
ON THE BEACH!!,
Southshore Condominium, 3BR/2BA,
excellent condition in South
62E 3Jax Bch, covered parking.
Priced to sell at $599,900
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
Oceanviews From Vour
September '06 completion, 9thFL
penthouse /3,700 SFof indoor
living,620SF oceanview terrace,
220SF sunset terrace & 1,200SF
roof top access. 4BR/5BA master
suite & study, 10' ceilings, gourmet
kit. Other amenities inc. pool &
Call Top Producer Lynn Saul!
Network Reaty .- ...
ATLANTIC BEACH, Selva Lakes.
2BR/2.5BA Townhome, 2-car garage,
Lakeview lot, hardwood floors, new kitch-
en, designer look. Walk to Beach & Parks.
PONTE VEDRA FSBO 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car
garage, $1550sf, open floor plan, 42"
Hickory cabinets, granite counter tops,
new berber carpet, hard wood floors,
BELLEZA AT PONTE VEDRA- 1/1 con-
do, lots of amenities. Currently leased
until Sept. 30th. $195,000.
ARLINGTON HILLS- Like newly remod-
eled home. Approx. 1650sf, 3/2, huge
family room, fenced yard, irrigation, new
kitchen. Priced for First time home Buyer.
KERNAN FOREST- 3/2.5 luxurious condo
w/ garage, 1680sf, gated & comm. pool.
EAGLES CREEK- 10 minutes from
beaches/ base. Gorgeous 4/2, nice lot,
scr. porch, 'many upgrades. Close to
schools & shopping. $247,900.
VILLAS AT CROSS CREEK- Kernan
area, cute 3/2, 2 car garage, eat in kit.,
fenced in yard. $184,900.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711
PVB, THE Islands, 2BR/2BA, attached ga-
rage, community pool, tennis, $250,000.
FSBO, N. JAX BCH, 3BR/2BA, fenced
yard. New paint in/out. New' carpet.
CH&A. $289,900. (904)509-2593.
I .Re ** a
Sun. 3/5- 12-3p.m.
Enjoy spectacular views of the
ocean from this 3BR/3BA 2,350
SF condo w/custom features
and upgrades. Call Grace
Tausz: 612-1089 $1,199,000
370 15th Ave. So. Jax Bch
OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4
1739 IS ST N. JAX BEACH
Oceanfront 2BR/3.5BA townhome w/garage. No HOA
Fees. Completely renovated with new AC/% indov s/doors/
kitchen granite & stainless. $739,000
Dir: 3rd St to East on 17th Ate. N. cross
1st St go to ocean. Townhome on right.
Suzie Mons Connolly
3 CHOICES AT THE BEACH!
$170,000 1BR/1BA w/garage & all appliances. The Villas at
Marsh Landing. MLS # 270844
$189,900 2BR/2BA priced to sell wall appliances, The Palms
at Marsh Landing. MLS # 278360
$361,900 2BR/2BA east of A1A on the lake in
Summer House. Ready in April. MLS # 278474
S Sherri Beno lm NO
904- 651-1830 REALTORNNE I
S ,: 904- 651C-1830 i CONNECTION
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
1/2 BLOCK TO THE OCEAN
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Brand New Townhome! 3 story,-3BR/3.5BA, 2-car garage.
Absolutely beautiful! Stucco, stainless steel appliances,
granite countertops, open floor plan, crown molding and
more...Oceanviews from master
93r balcony. Lowest price in new
Construction East of 3rd St. $574,000
Call Margi Petitt
BlocikrU CoitUr&& Iuct [ion.-
Consider quality construetion...consider these 6 solid concrete block
brand new town homes. Beautiful wood floors through out, loft
style, open floor plan, lots of natural light, 42' cabinets, 2 balconies.
Great location only a few blocks to the Atlantic Ocean!
Prices range from: $399,900 $427,900. 445 8th Ave, North
Sf &d& F PA, REALTOR@
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or (904) 477-6668 ,' Prudential
www.jacksonvillemichelle.com Netwoas Realty -,,n,.*
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1838 North Third Street
Jacksonvilla Beach, FL 32250
FOR SALE Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
JACKSONVILLE BEACH JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Desirable beach property. 78 Jardin De Mer Place
Zoned residential/commercial. 3/2, 1500 SF, 2nd floor condo.
1626sf in 3 buildings business Fireplace. Condo has all the
plus 2 efficiency apartments. 2 upgrades!! Move in condition.
blocks from ocean. Fully Located in a quiet area under a
occupied $799,000 canopy of trees. This condo is a
MUST SEE! $269,500
JACKSONVILLE VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE
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Arlington area. Great 10am to 4pm.
FOR RENT Call Joe Flovd 219-7638
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3BR/2BA On Eastwind Dr.,
close to schools. $339,900
WINDSOR PARKE CONDO
Unit 508 3rd floor, new carpet,
paint, etc. $192,500
EAST COAST REALTY Summer House Condos
OF JACKSONVILLE, INC. 2 1BR/1BA loft units, golf
247-47 views! $178,900
7 724 LOT llthAve. N., 50x 120
247-4 /Aresidential lot. $249,000
ROOF TOP OCEAN VIEWS
1/2 BLOCK TO OCEAN
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
New construction townhome 4BR/4.5BA 3 story, w/elevator,
2-car garage paver driveway. Construction complete 6
months. High-end finish levels, stainless steel appliances,
granite, custom cabinets, roof top
S terraces, ocean views & more.
4 ii $995,000
Call Margi Petitt
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* Pick a Payment Program
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NEW SOUTI JAX BEACH
CONDOMINIUM EAST OF AIA
6th floor southeast end unit offering open
vieWs of the ocean. 3BR/3BA approx.
2,200 SF. Only 15
condos in the
com munity. Covered parking.
Call Lynn Saul
Exquisite 2BR/1 BA furnished condo w/43 ft boat slip in St.'
Aug. within 1/4 mi. ocean access. Cherry cabinets, graninte
countertops, marble floors, large balcony
overlooking water and pool. MLS # 269377'
I Sherri Beno H iB r innn
1 REALTOR' Z a1 UNUU
904- 651-1830 LCLNNE[TLIUDN
PRICED TO SELL
Commercial zoned, East of 3rd St., current use residential,.
fully rented 2 apts, front bldg & 1 apt back bldg. All apts are
2BR/1 BA, concrete block construction, excellent conditions! a
.Use as residential investments .or1-..i"' -
commercial: The choice is yours! P. '
Approximately 2800 SF. El
Call Margi Petitt
Top Producer ,
TALK TO THE TWINS!
1 bedroom ground floor unit w/tile floors. Fireplace,
crown moulding, washer/dryer. Sunny screened lanai
w/tropical view. Amenities incl clubhouse, pool, exercise
room. Close to shopping
MLS# 280543 $160,000 A r l
Beautifully renovated 2BR/2BA condo
hardwoods, kit w/new cabinets, stainless
steel appliances, corian countertops. fully
furnished & overlooking lagoon. Great
for second home or investment property.,
Call Top Producer Lynn Saul
NEW WATERFRONT COMMUNITY
Watersedge at Harbortown will include 20 high-
end 4 story Mediterranean-style town homes with
private courtyard and roof top terrace. The option
to purchase 50 ft boat slip in your
67 gB |front yard. Only 3 left!!! Prices
CIE] starting at $1,088,900
Call Margi Petitt
1/2 BLOCK TO OCEAN
New construction 3 story townhome with elevator & 2 car
garage. Granite countertops throughout, wood firs in
common area, stainless steel appliances.
high end finish levels. $995,000. S E4I
For Rendering, Floor Plans and Specs
Put the Leader to Work for You!
C COMMF A VR SALE
583 1" Ave. l ding, zoned: .
\ ComnmL. v $375,000 Seller
S Financing 7%
[EAST COAST REALTY WAREHOUSE
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$1400 Beach Club Villas Sa graos Beach Club Eff. 600
I1 1500".' t. 2'.~, Ponte Vedra(SPECIALRATE) S.'Ponte Vedra 4/2.5 2100.,..
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$1600/mo274 Beach Brook Julington Creek/Plantation 3/2.5 1600
$1800/wk The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$1 S,0.'' k 191 121 Street Atlantic Beach 4/3 2600
$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$2400/mo 17"h Ave. North w/pool Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$2400 Beach House Condos' Ponte Vedra 3/2 x 1700
$2500 22CarriageLanew/poolSawgrass/Counti Club 2/2 1800
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$2500/wk 728 Oceanfront Nept BchlOceanfront 3/2.5 3 /t.Ijin1T1 2600
$2700/wk R824 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 4000
$2700 114 Bay Hill Court. Ponte Vedra/Fau-rfield 3/2.5 1800
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Saturday, Sunday, noon-4pm. 2509 Beau-
Berry Circle Lakeview beauty, The
oods community. Call for directions.
904-247-4442. Assist 2 Sell, Buyers and
Sellers Real Estate.
SOUTH JAX BEACH. 2BR/2BA, 2-car ga-
rage. All new Interior finishes, 1200sf.
1639 Roberts Dr. $284,900. 571-2899.
BEACHES HOME/ RESORT LIFESTYLE
South Jax Bch luxury beach home, 1-1/2
blocks to ocean, 3BR/2.5BA, 2200sf. Re-
cent renovation includes new family room,
Pool/Spa; summer kitchen, fireplace, A/C
units, roof, windows, stucco, home thea-
tre, appliances, more. MLS#281888
agent's protected, $959K. Call 249-9236.
JAX BEACH, FSBO. 3BR/1.5BA, Short
walk to Ocean. $369,900. 246-0126.
NEWER, CUSTOM built, private, ocean-
front home with high dune views of the
ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Approx.
4458+ sf.,,5BR/4.5BA, den/ office, tile and
hardwood floors, formal living and dining,
pool and spa, screened lanai with hot tub,
lush landscaping and loaded. $2,750,000.
Phyllis Staines, 904-476-SOLD. RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estate. www.pstaines.com
S. JAX Bch, 1 block to ocean, lakefront
3BR 2.5BA luxury townhome. No HOA.
Hardwood floors, new paint, jacuzzi, vault-
ed ceilings, frplc., Price reduced from
$489K to $475K for. immediate sale.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands'
Townhouse, 2BR/2.5BA, new roof, plumb-
ing, HardiBoard siding, paint. $260,000.
ATLANTIC BCH 4/BR, 2-story, near
ocean, pool, $890,000. 993-9191.
OPEN HOUSE in Solano' Woods,
PVB. Saturday, noon-4pm. 109 Turtle
Walk. 3BR/2BA, inground pool. $359,900.
PONTE VEDRA OPEN HOUSE. Satur-
day/ Sunday, 1pm-4pm. 5BR/3BA, 2-story
Exec home. Open floor plan, 1st fir.spa-,
cious master & guest suite, covered lanai
w/fireplace. Many lovely details. Private,
wooded, sought-after neighborhood Must
see $849.000. FSBO 205 Duckwood Ln
OCEANFRONT CONDO, Jax Beach,
2BR/2BA, 1176sf. Ocean 14, 16th floor.
$545,000, will consider co-op.
PVB. SUMMER House, 1/1, East ol A1A,
- beautiful unit Wateriront corner lot
VALENCIA CONDO. Jax Beach/ PVB,
new conslruciion 2BR'2BA, concierge,
spa pool San Marco sryle See al
$404.900. Call '904)616-7975
THE PALMS al Marsh Landing 2BR/2BA.
narawood floors, granite counter tops, and
fully tiled Dainrooms. 613-2748.
PONTE VEDRA 2BR 2BA Condo, Grand
Cay Villas, 3rd Il., park view, new carpel,
$203,900, email:, firstname.lastname@example.org
or 1904) 607.3941.
WALK TO BEACH. 2BR/1BA. Ground
floor duplex. $950/mo. 249-0325,
2 BLOCKS OCEAN, 212 10th Ave. N.
1BR $650/mo.:, 2BR $750/mo. Credit
check, deposit, no pets. (904)514-8530.
3/2 BRAND new townhome w/ garage,
1500sf. Off Keman & Atlantic. $1400/mo
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1300/mo., 673-1550.
A PLUS QUALITY
3 Spacious Bedrooms, 2.5BA, townhome
w/garage. Sparkling clean and new inside.
Nice yard, community pool, fireplace.
Short term possible. Avail 4/1/06. Ask for
details. $1375/mo. (904)280-2805.
NORTH JAX Beach. Efficiency, $495/mo.
1BR, $595/mo. 2BR, $695/mo. 1 block to
Ocean. Pool. No pets. 249-5368.
THE PALMS, MARSH Landing. 1BR/1BA,
3rd floor'w/view. $875/mo. 472-6254.
JAX BEACH, 4 Blocks to Ocean.
1BR/1BA Apartment, $550/mo. 220 4th
Street So. (904)891-0606, (352)478-2161
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR/2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental. (904)241-7206.
JAX BEACH Apartment, 2 Blocks to
Beach. 2BR/1BA+ office, sunroom. Pets
OK. Fenced yard. $1200/mo, 434-4626.
LARGE EFFICIENCY' apartment. excel-.
leni location. 2 blocks Irom ocean, very
clean. No pels $550'mo 642-1214 or
CUTE 1 BR/1BA, 1 block to beach, wash-
er/ dryer, no. pets, $675/mo. 800 South.
2nd Street Jax Bch. 610-97,71.
ATLANTIC BEACH., ;2BR/1.5BA town-
house, fenced in backyard, W/D.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2 years old, 3BR/2.5BA
Townhome w/garage, tile/ carpet,
NEWLY RENOVATED Thr-Plex. 321 10th
St. South. 2BR CH&A. $850/mo. 1BR.
$650/mo. Credit check, no pets, 12
month lease. 514-8530.
JAX BEACH. 2BR/1BA Apanmenl near
Ocean References, lease 222 4th Ave.
Souin. $795/mo. 221-4134.
WANTED. Ponte Vedra area, 2BRP2BA
up 'to $925/mo Signature : Realty,
241-5221 ext 108.
WATERFRONT RENTAL 2BR/2BA
Townhouse $850/mo 1 mile west of May-
pon lrry 7335225, 241-RENT
1-1,2 BLOCKS to Ocean. 1st Ave Soulh
iBR11BA $725/mo. 1904)891-0606,
NEW EFFICIENCY Apanmenl Steps Io
Ocean No pets $550/mo. Available 3/15.
SUMMER HOUSE. 2BR.'2BA. $1050/mo
1BR/1BA. $950/mo Pool clubhouse, gqati-
ed SIGNATURE REALTY. 241-5221. Ext
BLOCK TO beach 126 81h Ave South
2BR/1BA. CH&A, WDHU References.
credit cneck, no pets. $875/mo
i BEDROOM Mother in Law unit. WiD.
Available immediately. $550'mo. +deposit
PVB GRAND CAY CONDO (904,514-3690.
3BR/2BA many upgrades, tle, stainless ATLANTIC BEACH Main St. Duplex,
appliances, plantation shulers garage 2BRi1BA. screened poich fireplace.
w/oflice. club house, pool and iiness cen- WDHU. CH&A, $7501mo- (9041891-0606.
ler Asking $289,000. 280-5170 or 1352)47 -2161/ I" '\ '
616-5274: .- '..' ., ,7 -,; i \
OCEANSIDE. SAWGRASS Beacn Club
Villa. Newly remodeled. $279,900.
1904)962-6876 (will co-op)
THE PALMS. 2BR2BA Bungalow, lake-
view, garage. grahnte counlenops, tiled,
washer,'dryer, fireplace Motivated seller,
ATLANTIC BEACH. Studio just steps to
ocean! Convenient to shops reslauranis!
$675/mo All Soulh Really, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 2nd Sl FSBO. Small, 553sf. NEPTUNE BEACH Townnouse.
170.000 Serious inquiries only 2BR.1.5BA Large back yard $1Omo.
608-4725b Conlact (904)699-4250
EAST OF AIA. Very Large 1BR/2BA, fully
furnished, washer/dryer included. 1 Block
to Beachi. $245.000 Call Mark 591-6976
.The Diiwonh Realry Group ol Vanguard
OCEAN S EDGE New Conslruction
1BR;'1BA. East of AlA Anicipated com-
pletion, .03/06. $309K: Unit A-9:
2BR/1BA. Two balconies. Covered Park-
ing. $369,000. Call (904)881-9901.
PRIVATE BEACH Access 2BR/2BA. lur-
nished, 1st floor, fully renovated. Steps to
garage $242,000. 537-4083.
JAX BCH, East of 3rd, nalf duplex, 2,1,
iree wafer, pool, parking, remodeled.
Great deal $950+/mo 247-3191 .
Lovely 3BR/2BA Condo, overlooking park.
Frencn doors stainless appliances, wash-
eridryer. Plantation srnuheis, fireplace.
$1375/mo. Available Marcln si 280-5170.
ATLANTIC' BEACH. bright efficiency
across from ocean orr Beach Ave Availa.
ble April 1si Nonsmoking no dogs. First
lasl. and secunty, $725'mo 247-4527
GREAT ARLINGTON Townhome- 2/2.
spacious. 1144sf., end unit. Neat .tiled
kichen and sione fireplace in great room
Tile throughout. large lenceO unit.
$950.mo.Call Jear. *S Magnolia Properties
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA; CH&A, WDHU, $775/mo, $700
deposit. 1157 Songbird Lane. 280-2728
leave message. -
PONTE VEDRA Bch: luxurious 2BR/2BA,
golf to lake view. Brand new with 5-star
amenities $1150/mo. Jacksonville
Beach: 1.5BR/1BA oceanview $850/mo.
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550, on pd-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA Townhome.
New carpet, new bathroom, large fenced
yard, fireplace, must seel $1100/mo.
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check, No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
JAX BEACH townhouse 187 South 8th
Ave. 2 blocks to ocean, 2BR/2.5BA
1500sf, 1-car garage, no pets $1350/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH at Sea Gardens.
2BR/3BA, 1 guestroom and office. Large
deck and ocean patio access. Year lease,
premium location. $1450/mo. 2277 Semi-
nole Rd. B. Call Kevin (904)270-2050.
J. B. 19th Ave. N. 2BR/1BA, 3 blocks to
ocean, $900/mo. Call (904)591-7765.
BEACHES. PALMS At Marsh Landing.
3BR/2BA, all new, hardwood & tile. Up-
graded kitchen, fireplace, washer 'ryer ,n-
cluded. $1200/mo.+ dep. Call 759-3140
NEPTUNE BEACH,, 2BR/2BA. garage.
East.of 3rd Street. WDHU, CH&A, dish-
washer. $1200/mo.+ deposit. No dogs.
2BR/1BA TOWNHOUSE, 306 Aquatic Dr.,
AB. Tiled thru-out; all new appliances,
screened porch. $800/mo. +$800/dep.
OCEANVIEW FROM EVERY WINDOW.
2BR/2BA, 2 car garage., washer/dryer.
$1850/mo. (561;789-3810. ..
ATL.BCH, 62 Ocean Blvd. Newly remod-
eled 2/1, CH/A, W/D, 1 block io ocean,
Beaches Town Center location,
$1200/mo, first, last & $1000/dep. Avail.
3/1/06. Call 838-6333.:
INTRACOASTAL WEST- New 1BR/1BA
condo w/comm. pool & morel $900mo. Al-
so, 2BR/2BA w/garage. Convenient to
UNF. $1100/mo.. All South Realty,
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BR!tBA CH&A,
screened porch. WDHU $795/mo lyr.
lease. Avail. 3'106 803-6560, 249-1104.
LARGE 1BR. excellent location. 2 Clocks
to Ocean, very clean. No pels $650'mo
'JAX BEACH. East of 3rd: 2BR/1BA up-
stairs apartment w.deck. washerdryer.
CH&A.. $1120/mno; 821-9751 or 803-3099
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA home just
blocks Io beacni $1650;mo All Souln Re-
OCEANFRONT 3BRi2BA condo in S. Jax.
Bcr. Greal views! New kitchen, wasner,/
cryer & more! Club pool. S1950/mo. All
South Realty. 241-4141.
JAX BEACH. 2BR 1BA, 2 Blocks 1C
OCEAN, CH&A. $850/mo 405 South 2nd
ATL BCH, 5 blocks to beach, renovated
2BR IBA duplex, WDHU, no pels
$925.'mo -daep Avail. 3/15/06612 Slurdi-
vanI SI 610-3838
OCEAN, 2-BLOCKS. 2BR/1BA, $950/mo.
215 8th Ave. Nonh. J B.No pets
SUTTON LAKES. 412. 1930sf., open floor
plan, LR, DR, EIK, split BR w/Ig. closels,
SWDHU, $1395/mo. TDO Management
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BR/2BA home
Sln Villages of Pablo! Comm pool, tennis &
lnimoe !, $1200'mo) All South Realty,
JAX BCH 2BR/1.5BA TH, EIK WDHU,
fenced oack yard. TDO Mgl Services
JAX BCH, 3BR/2BA in Riptide All applian-
ces. Fenced Pets OK $1600/mo. .+ep.
Available April. 226-1250
ATLANTIC BEACH. New 3BRi2BA
house. Great neighborhood. $1350/mo .
deposit. Includes lawn service, homeown-
eis assn 619 Paradise Cl 535-7349.
Fairway Villas, 3/2, 2 car gar., near base.
The Palms 2/2 condo. approx 1200sf,
beautilul, great amenliies, avail now.
Jaidin De Mere. 3,2 condo detached ga.
rage, 4mos old, $1450,mo. '
Summerhouse' 2/2 condo, .gated comm.
lots of amenities. Avail. now. $995/mo.
Lg 3/2, 2 car gar., comm. pool & play-
Lg 4/2, 2 'car gar., comm. pool, near
2/2.5 conco. freshly painted, screened pa-,
tio, clean, gated Available now. $995,'mo.
4/2, over 2000sf, available 3/15,
Brand new, beautiful 3/2 near Touchton
Rd. Avail,. now. $1395/mo. .
Executive home, brand new, 2600sf,
4/2.5, gated comm., $2000'mo.
Executive townhome, brand new, full of
upgrades 3/2.5, over 200sf, $1800/mo.
2/2 Townhome, 1800sf, avail, now
PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2.5BA Townhome,
dishwasher, washer/ dryer, storage, pri-
vate parking, rear patio w/pond, immedi-
ate occupancy, short or long term availa-
ble. 13-C Ponte Vedra Court, $885/mo.
GORGEOUS ATLANTIC Blvd./ Girvin
area, 3/2, 1438sf., lakefront home Split
bedroom plan, eat-in-kitchen, vaulted ceil-
ings and carpeted throughout. 2 car ga-
rage and beautiful lake view location.
$1200/mo. Call Jean @ Magnolia Proper-
ties R.E., (904)472-3614..
BEACHES. BEAUTIFUL Townhouse,
3BR/2.BA, 2-car garage. Waterview, Peli-
can Bay. Beach & San Pablo. Available
now. $1395/mo. 349-0855.
BEAUTIFUL, FORMER Model Home in
PABLO BAY, 3000+sf, like new. 4BR+
bonus room, total 5BR/3BA. Many up-
grades, stainless appliances, central vac,
intercom, hardwood floors, closed lanal,
waterview. Clubhouse, pool, tennis. Avail-
able 4/1. $1995/mo. 349-0855.
PONTE VEDRA, L'Atrium, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, 2 car garage, lawn service. Fenced
varrd Nnw available.hi $1190/mo. 642-3517.
ONR HALF MONTH FREE
PONTE VEDRA BCH 5 star resort
w/beach access, 1 and 2 BR available,
$900-$1400/mo., full concierge service, all
new appliances, fully renovated.
PONTE VEDRA. Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ed 1BR/1BA, water-to-golf view, pool,
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities.
MARSH COVE, PVB. 2BR/2.5BA, fire-
place, washer/dryer, screened porch.
$1050/mo. +deposit. (904)631-1245.
PVB 2BR 2.5BA townhome, lakefront,
pool, tennis courts, $1200/mo. 707-4847.
PVB FAIRFIELD- 2BR/2BA, garage. Man-
ned community gate, pool, tennis.
$1100/mo. 614-4609 or 285-2267
PVB -SUMMERHOUSE. 2BR, Comer
units, golf view/ lake, all amenities. Every-
thing new. $11'45/mo. Janet 285-4444.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/2.5BA Town-
home, fireplace, fenced yard, garage,
WDHU, community pool. $1200/mo,
IF YOU are interested In advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE! Uncon-
tested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you wait) With kids (a little longer) Since
1981/ by appt. only (904)641-2187.
' .. THE VILLAS. 2BR/2BA, garage, porch,
SOUTHSIDE- 3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, carport, ground floor, pool, etc. $1050/mo.
'large fenced yard, screened patio. WITH 1YR LEASE, LAST MONTH FREE.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, living room,
dining room, large eat-in kitchen. In-
ground pool. garage, large fenced yard.
Updated. Absolutely no pets. $1250/mo.
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BR/2BA home
w/garage on quiet cul-de-sac. $1150/mo.
All Souln Realty, 241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA. 3BR/2BA, w/great room
& garage. Large fenced backyard, patio.
On cull-de-sac. Newly "renovated.
PVB -SUMMERHOUSE. Early Move-in-
Better Deal. 2BR/2BA corner unit, 2nd
floor TH on the tennis court. Avail now.
$1195/mo. Janet 285-4444. ,
PVB -THE Colony. Walk to beach, owner
motivated, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, high ceil-
ings, new carpet, W/D,+fp., garage. Avail;
immed. $1195/mo. Janet 285-4444/
SUMMERHOUSE, PVB. 1BR/1BA, golf-
view, washer/dryer, pets OK. $900/mo.
Call Bruce 904-377-5051.
'? I .... PVB -MARSH COVE. A perfect
AB, 4BR/2.5BA, 1800sf. Beautiful home, 2BR/2.5BA TH.' Clean, new, 1200sf.
fenced yard, 2 car garage, $1295/mo, $1185/mo. Janet. 285-4444.
I WFl rtIvhqIo. Ry OAPan. f t liLaihp,,t
ATLANTIC BEACH. Cypress Cove
3BR/2BA with garage on quiet cul-de-sac
Like new Inlerior, pets considered, non-
smoking $1075 mo. available irrimediately'
INTRACOASTAL WEST- Spacious
3BR/3BA home w/bonus room on lake
Comm. pool! $2000.mo. All South Realty,
JAX BEACH, 5. Blocks to Ocean.
3BR/1BA, CH&A. Credit check. No pets.-
610 Patricia Lane. $975/mo. 514-8530
ATL BCH, 3BR house; beautifully furnish-
ed. walk to ocean, $1850 mo 993-3226
THE PALMSVIO. 1BR/1BAD. Resort amenities
Sell or lease. $149,500, $875;mo.
PONTE VEDRA, Summer House, 1BR. all
new, w/pool, fitness, spa, cohcierge, many
amenities. $875/mo. Pets welcome.
OCEANVIEW CONDO in Jax Beacn.
s$400 week 1BR.1 5BA with pool 904-
OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beach
homes. Weekly monthly Visit us al
jaxbeachrenlal com or 535-3911 or
2 BiA'D nome, 21i, -opKins S [patio OCEANFRONT- FURNIiSHED & uniur-
carport. $175"mo. +$600sec. Includes nlsned homes & condos, Fom $500 per
lawn service Broker,, Owner, 249-8766. week! AllhSouonRealty. o41.4141
Call any day. week All Su Realt. 241
PVB L'ATRUM Walerfront. 2BRP2BA. OCEANFRONT FURNISHED VisiadelMar
garage, pool, tennis $1250/mo. includes lovely condo. sleeps 4. pool, 737-2829.
lawn service. 247.1849. 728-9300.
NEPTUNE BCH, 3BR/2BA. large yard, car
port, walk to peach, $1400/mo. 285-2952
ATLANTIC BCH close to beach base.
3BRi2BA oonus room, new carpel.
tenced yard, fireplace, $1100'mo securi-
ty no pels/ smoking 755-4038.
JAX BEACH Near Ocean. 3BRI1BA
Lease references required. 218 4th Ave
South. $1100.'mo 19041221-4134.
S. JAX Bch 2BR. lully lurnished, ocean-
lIont condo Monrnlv. Weekly. 241-0267
4BR/4BA, weekly monthly. yearly. Call
p ROOMMATE WANTED 4BR,'3BA, Souln
SAWGRASS. TPC. 3BR!2BA. large den. Jax Beac. 2400sl. in ground pool. guest
Bermuda Coun. $139mo. deposit. uuites included. $550/mo.. serious inqui-
S280-8046. 1904)824-7092. nes only 568-5555
ATLANTIC BEACH. 330 First SI Newly
Remodeled 4BRJ3BA. 2-blocks io Ocean
& Town Center. $1750!mo. 249-0767.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA, Healed
pool, washer/dryer Walk to Beach or
own Center. $1600'mo. 241-1886
NEPTUNE BEACH LARGE HOUSE. 3-4
Bedrooms. 30H1 to Ocean. Partially tur-
PRIVATE ROOM & Bath. 1 block 10
Ocean $500,mo. +1D2 ullities. $500/de-
posi Call 1904)860-9240.
PONTE VEDRA Beacn Nice atmosphere.
$575/mo + 1/3 uhiliies. 373-0009.
ROOM IN 4BR nouse. Fireplace, nice
pool. nice neighborhood $140owk in-
cludes utilities & cable Call 568-8700
nished. no dogs. $2300/mo. waler includ- EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA- Allani.c Blvd @
ed k904)249-3419, (904)463-0222. the Intracoastal Waterway, 3/4BR, 3 5BA,
T VRA approx 2700sf Reson style living, live
cuPONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA novei t'qt i among millionaires!.-LookirgqloL 2 room-
culde-ac in Doliri Covel mte 1 800mo & D9501 maslaer
r41ge 4n 1re! $1050no All Soh Realy. suite @ $1000/mo Includes all utilities.
241-414 cable, pool, spa, nealrh club, Marina Walk,
JAX BEACH 3BR'2BA, 2.-car garage galed community wwaier. marsh and
Pets OK. Fenced yara Eight blocks Io- marina views Available May '06. 40 boat
Beach. $1390,mo 237-7198. 607-9332. slip also available Call now 463-2845
2BR 2BA, Bartram Park. new appliances MAYPORT AREA (oft ol Assisi). lurnish.
w/W/D. resort style. $1100tmo 333-1834 ea. deposil real's $t15,week. 372-4265
OCEAN FRONT (Ocean 14) beaulilully
renovated, furnished. 3BR/2BA wistorage,
unit. $2495/mo. (9041571 3877
DECORATOR HIGH END 2BRi2BA.
ocean Iront condo. living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean w'Dalcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline, fully
lurnished. greal amenities, including cov-
ered parking, pool, not tub. tennis. and
sandy oeacn Call lor more detatis,
398-9080 ext 211.
JAX BEACH. The Palms- Beautiful view'
IBRIBA Great amenities, $865.'mo Call
PVB 2BR/2BA. wilireplace, new applian-
caes, washeriryer, many amenities.
Professional office space. approximately
1000st second Iloor. includes conference
room. break room & baih. Available now
$1495,rrb NNIN 247-5166.
JAX BEACH RetalOftfice space.
i550sil 3rd Sreel visibilry 246:0576
UPSCALE EXECUTIVE Offices for lease
in beauiilul Jax Bch Fully furnished,
amenities include wireless high speed in-
ternet. use o0 luny furnished conference
room & Kilchen $700/mo w/ 2yr lease.
$750,mc. wi lyr lease 242-9195
JAX BEACH 'Office Suite 131h Ave.
Soutlr across from Baptisl Hospilal. Ap-
proximately 1550sf, build-out complete,
wired for phone/lan. $16.95sf+ tax, depos-
it. (904)241-9944, ext. 104.
JAX BEACH. 2000sf Storefrqnt, will di-
vide,. $3000/mo.+ $700/mo $700 CAM. 1433/1439
South 3rd St. (A1A) 708-0731.
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty. 874-6062.
FREE: FRIENDLY cats young and old to
good home. 246-4680 Iv message.
lww-ifs 511 0. fil-41-AW-1
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March 3, 2006
Classified 6 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH
Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Hearing in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road, at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, March
13, 2006 for the purpose of hearing and
considering the views of the public con-
cerning the following proposed ordinance:
ORDINANCE NO. 20-06-75
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OP-
ERATING BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF
ATLANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA FOR FIS-
CAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1,
2005 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30,
ORDINANCE NO. 90-06-188
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AT-
LANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING
CHAPTER 24 OF i THE ATLANTIC
BEACH CODE OF ORDINANCES, THE
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS,
SECTION 24-17, DEFINITIONS, AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The full text of the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons interested are notified to be
present at the time and place listed above
and they shall be heard. If any person.de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or hearing, he will need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Clerk's office at, 2475809, or at City Hall,
800 Seminole Road.
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
Is accepting applications for Lifeguards.
Must be 16 yoa or older, must pass Drug
Screening test and Pre-employment Phys-
ical Agility Test. First Responder or hulti-
Media First Aid a plus. Apply at: Neptune
Beach Public Safety Dept.. 200 Lemon
Street, Neptune Beach. Mon.-Fri., 9am-
5pm. NO PHONE CALLS. Deadline: April
SERVERS, needed. Please apply in per-
son at Giovannis, 1161 Beach Blvd., Jax
Bch. M-F., 11am-2pm. 249-7787.
STAFF COUNSELOR. Are you experi-
enced in weight loss, health spas, skin
products? Do you love to positively affect
people's lives? We have an Inside sales
position available offering hourly + com-
mission. Interested individuals should call
928-9777 and ask for Holly. Office located
1 block from FCCJ South Campus;
Experienced only; Must have reliable
transportation. 3 days per week and
some Saturdays. Call Debbie after 2pm.
285-3400 x3352 Iv. msg.
EXPERIENCED CLEANING person need-
ed for small cleaning business. Must have
good cleaning skills & own transportation;
Leave message. 247-0326
PERSONAL TRAINERS needed for PV
business. We will certify, but applicant
must have knowledge of cardio & muscu-
lar exercise Great growth opponunity witn
largest P.T organization in Ire world
285-3236 www hponlevedra corn
BOUNCER- NEEDED at the beach,
Thurs., Fri., Sat. nights. Call 514-2507.
MODELS WANTED for high quality fe-
male fashion photography. Good pay per
session. Experience not required.
KENNEL ASSISTANT needed for busy
-veterinary clinic, competitive wages. Previ-
ous kennel experience required. Apply In
person; Beaches Animal Clinic, 937
Beach Blvd., Jax Beach. 246-2045.
VAN DRIVER. No CDL required. 7:30-
9:30am, 2-4pm. Free child care. Must be
over 25y. Beaches Academy, 1725 Pen-
man Rd. 246-3885.
FOUND. FAIRLY Large Key Ring with ELIZABETH'S TEA Room needs Server.
keys. Left at Oceanview Vets, Jax Beach. M-F,11am-3pm. Call. 270-1980.
Call to identify. 246-3600.
MATH TUTOR. Certified, experienced
Math Teacher will tutor K-12 evenings.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category'please call 904-249-9033 or
TUTORING: ALGEBRA, Calculus, Phys--
ics, Statistics, Geometry. $30/hr. Call
Drew at 686-4791.
Neplune Beach Public Salery Departmeni
is acceplhng applicaic.ns ior Lileguard
Lieutenant 6 year. or more I1e guarirng
experience Firt Responder EMT preler-
led. Emergency 1,ernciiv operation cenli-
cation a plus Superiisort experience pre-
terred Apply at Nepiune Beach Public
Saler Dept ;00 Lemon Sireel, Nepiune
Beacn. Mon.-Fri. 9am-Spm NO PHONE
CALLS. Deadline- April 5 2006 AAiEEOC
RECEPTIONIST' ADMIN A4:sislanl need-
ed PT, 2 days per week MS Otice a'
musI organized,. molived Fax resume 10o
GOOD VOICES '
Needed Earn 17-.2.'rr plus boriuses'
NAIL TECHNICIAr. and Hair Dresser
needed Buili in clieniale World Coil Vii-
lage area s 904)504-1314
DEPENDABLE EXPERIENCED salesper-
sorn Io work at iurrnitui consignmernt sore
10-6pm. 2-3davymper week ?41-5558&
PRIVATE DUTY. Per-oral care for disa-
bled female. Short nioming & evening
shifts. Beaches area. Leave message
PART TIME e-vening Commercial Clean.
ing at the beach $6 hr, weekenrds extra
pay. Professional drug- free workplace.
ust possess identification, Social Securi-
ty card & Reieren.:.es (904)484-6625 or
DOGGIE DAY.CARE seeks. exp.
Dog Lover Approx. 30hns wk Call
OFFICE ASSISTANT. (Mon:/Wed/Fri.
9am-6pm. Professional telephone voice
and general office/computer, experience
ORGANIZE MOUSE personal objects,
sewing. 2 rel 285-010 after 11am
OFFICE ASSISTANIT needed winr, trier.-
ly. professional phone voice. Flexible
nours and knowledge o: ACT, Ex-el,. and
Wora relprul Call 285-5855
P/T BOOK Seller 15-20 hrs. per veek ;ri.
cluding some evenings and weekernds.
Need someone who loves to read and
share this love w/others. Must have com-
puter skills, be customer service oriented,
and able to multi-task. Contact Rona at
The BOOKMARK in Atlantic Bch
at Vicars Landing (Ponte Vedra) Excellent
pay Drug free workplace, EOE. Call 273-
PT WEEKEND RECEPTIONIST
Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a progres-'
sive 165-.'ed skiliea rursina and rehab fa-
ciliry. seeks ar. ariculaie. outgoing,. and
sell-motivaled customer service oriented
individual to greet visitors, answer multi-
line phone system & provide administra-
tive assistance. HS grad. 6 months clerical
'and telephone experience and good multi-
tasking abilities a must. Experience with
Microsoft Word a plus. Position hours are
8am-2pm, Saturday and Sunday. Please
apply in person at 1504 Seabreeze Ave-
nue, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. EOE.
OCEAN LIFEGUARD, City of Atlantic
Beach. $9.64/hr. starting; $10.51/hr. with
First Responder. Returning lifeguards pay
will varydepending on prior service. Must
complete 500 meter pool swim in 10
minutes or less, a;1/2 mile ocean swim/
run and be at least 16 years of age by
April 8 2006. Must report to Fletcher Sr,
High Pool on 3/18/06 at 9am; or 4/01/06 at
9am for mandatory testing. If hired, must)
successfully complete a City provided 48
hour ocean lifeguard program and a 45
hour FDOT First Responder Program. Ap-
plication form & testing info available at
800 Seminole Rd. or visit www.coab.us
or call (904)247-5820. No new hire'smok-
ers or tobacco users. Physical and Drug/
Alcohol/ Nicotine testing conducted. EOE.
COMPANION SITTERS, HHA, and home-
makers needed for Beaches area. Call
Underhill today Ask for Pat. or Candice
PART -TIME Sales and Receiving
at Beaches' favorite children's/ maternity
consignment shop, offering competitive
wages and a lively work environment.
Must be capable, energetic, and friendly.
Responsible and organized with a good
knowledge of children's items. Willing
to work Saturday hours. Non-smoker pref-
erence. Contact: 904-285-0532, leave a
Energetic, flexible/ multi-task person.
Transportation with valid FL driver's li-
cense a must. Hours: 6pm-10:30pm or lat-
er. Call Wanda or Debbie after 2pm.
TPC GOLF TOURNAMENT
March 20-26. Now hiring BARTENDERS,
SERVERS, COCKTAIL SERVERS, BAN-
QUET STAFF, BAR BACKS, CULINARY
STAFF, NIGHT STOCK, DISHWASH-
ERS, CASHIERS. Shifts vary from 7am-
7pm. Requires Monday-Sunday; or Thurs-
day-Sunday commitment. FoodStaff of
is looking for service
oriented Caddies to
work at a premier
facility in Ponte Vedra
Beach. Golf knowledge
is required. Year-round
part-time and full-time
$400-$700 per week.
Also interviewing for
STAFF COUNSELOR Are you expen-
ARAMARK CUSTODIANS needed $8 per
hour plus benefits. Job Fair March 10th at
Fletcher High School cafe 3pm-4:30pm.
HAIR STYLIST needed @ Styles of
Ponte Vedra, located on corner of Mickler
and AlA. Up to 60% commission. Contact
Denise at 280-0494.
UPSCALE SALON *
Located in Ponte Vedra' Beach seeks
Stylist for busy Salon. Great opportunity to
build clientele. Call 994-7408 or 626-9303
FULL-TIME at a Premier Retirement Com-
munity. Experience required. Excellent
benefits. Applications at Fleet Landing Se-
curity Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., At-
lantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447;
e-mail to Jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/
FULL TIME Worker needed for new excit-
ing fieldof Shoreline Restoration.. Neptune
& Ponte Vedra areas. For the' next 6
months. Possible extended employment
available. Good pay. (,772)713-6823.
NEEDED- DANCERS & DJ's Day and
Night. Apply at 2840 Mayport Rd. or call
OFFICE ASSISTANT. Prefer Real Estate
license, w/some accounting background.
Must work weekends. Email resume & sal-
ary requirements to: monique01313@net-
scape.net or fax (904)249-2841.
ATRIA SAN Pablo now accepting applica-
tions for the following positions: F/T Main-
tenance Director; and F/T, P/T House-
keeper. Please apply in person at 14199
William Davis Parkway, Jacksonville FL
TRAY LINE SUPERVISOR
at Vicars Landing Ponte Vedra 10:45am -
7:15pm. Some weekends required. Excel-
lent pay and benefits. Drug free work-
place, EOE: Call 273-1734.
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Teachers, Cooks/housekeep-
er, F/T & P/T available. We offer a com-
petitive salary & benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.
Lawn service seeks inaidual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
SPerschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
Syr* *' *. *
SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811,
IICRC a f(anl #flb #I.... II.-d ay.I CL
GOLF SHOP ATTENDANT Marsh Land-
ing Country Club hiring F/T, but will con-
sider P/T applications. Outgoing person-
ality and social interaction, telephone and
computer skills. This is a customer serv-
ice position with the following key job com-
ponents: taking reservations, billing/ col-
lecting fees, golf shop sales/ merchandis-
ing, shop appearance. $9-$10/hr +bene-
fits. Please apply in person Tuesday-
Sunday. Call 285-6459 for directions.
Drug testing/ EOE
HAIR STYLIST needed at Pepi's in Jax
Beach. Up to 60% commission. Call Tina
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time 'help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
Work at the Beach. Fast-paced office
needs customer focused Administrative
Assistant for multi-line phones. Must test
at 50wpm, ability to multi-task & have ex-
cellent verbal & written communication
skills. Experience in Word & Excel a plus.
Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm. Email resume
to: email@example.com or fax to:
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Foreman: and.
.helper for lawn/ landscape company, ex-
cellent pay, must have own transportation.
Foreman must have clean DL, experience
a plus. .Contact Ron 334-3311.
SOUTH BEACH Salon has chair rental
available. Call 673-3639, i
LOOKING FOR Liquor Store Clerk, Bar-
tender, Door Guy.. Must be able to work
days, nights, weekends, and noldays
Must pass, drug test and background
check. Call Robert @ 465-0149..
RETAIL SALESPERSON for Women's
Specialty Clothing Shop, In Sawgrass.
Full or part time. Fax, resume to:
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Kitchen Prep/Utility. Good money, casual
atmosphere, very busy, great people to
work with. FT/PT 285-0 39
WANTED: MRS DOUBTFIRE NANNY/
Housekeeper, Child Companion. To do
light housekeeping, errands, possible
leepovers. All applicants wil be consid-
ered Call 904-334-8408 or 904-236-0195:
FULLTimre 3pmn11pm ;n our new Assist-
ed Living expande, lacilitrl' at premiere re-
liremeri, community. Excellent work envi-
ronment and benefits. Applications at
Fleet 'Landing Security Gate,. One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
(904)246-9447, email io. jobs@lleetland-
ing.com EOE' Drug-Free Workplace
1I5 central rwy oi., ^, r TEACHER, CDA Cerlilied. 4yr Old Class.
32224. Warm & loving Teachers & Assislants
S *' r 'needed FT & PT Call 249-0905. or lax
resume 10 249-5241 Tne Beaches School
CHILD CARE Teachers h CDA. op The Re School ouse Beaches Sch. l
S r. tin a[ 1r I &u also Teach-& R o ,
pay. stainin at it ig n11. a up aiso la-
er's Assistanis needed. 220-3993
LABORERS. HELPERS. Skilled personnel
(all types). Call 249-8147. or apply. 203
Souln 3rd Streel, Jax Beach Good pay &
FULL-TIME at Health Center in Premier
Retiremeni Community Applicalions avail-
Dble at Fleel Landing Security Gale One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL
32233 Fax to 904-246-9447 email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. EOEf Drug-Free
LIVE AND work at the beach in a casual
atmosphere Ocean Waves is accepting
applications for the following positions.
CSR, Acctg, Optical Techs. Office Manag.
er, Sales Repsa and Snowroom Sales. 76
Levy Rd. Apply in person or email resume
enced in weight loss, neann spas. skin SERVICE TECHNICIAN. Local pool com-
producls0 Do you love to positively aHect pany seeking experienced service tecnnil-
people's lives, We have an inside sales can. Must have knowledge ol pumps. iii.
position avaiaole offering hourly corn- lets, heaters, and chemical automation
mission. Inlerested individuals should call systems, 3-5 years experience, pool re-
928-9777 and ask lor Holly. Ottice located modeling skills a plus. Salary dependent
1 block lrom FCCJ South Campus. on experience Excellent customer service
CUSTOM PAINTERS.,needed -Mut eT sls,ifllbenelts. 404K.,Fai-esume t c.-
experienced & aeoendable .rrarspFprra Slritse Pools Jax Beach ai 904249- -
lion a musri i904)568-0990 1904,465' 8801 or email: julie@'surisidepools.nei.
Vicars Landing. a L..ie Care Retirement
Community. located .n Ponte Vedra Beacn
Sis seeking a secretary/receptionist for our
Administration Office. This position re-
quires 3-5 years .of strong secretarial
skills, and excellent organizational skills.
Candidate must be customer-orjenled.
and possess excellent phone skills. Must
be computer proficient (Microsoh Office.
Publisner, S Excell. and possess excellent
anenuon ro detail skills We otter a last
paced environment, as well as competitive
salary and benelhis package Send re-
sume to dneilzei@vicarsiandingcom. fax
to 904-285-1034, ATTN HR or mail to:.
.Vicar s Landing Administralion, 1000 Vic-
ar s Landing Way. Ponte Veara Beach; FL
32082 Drug-tree Workplace.,
PERSON EXPERIENCED with cutting &
.polishing granite Jax Beach 246-1172.
Positions open for the
F/T outside services
needed full time.
F/T Servers needed for
upscale main dining room.
We offer excellent salary, and
benefits including paid Vacation
and Holidays, Health and Dental
Insurance, 4401 K.
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply in person
between the hours of
101 Plantation Drive
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
PLASTERERS & HELPERS Full-time'
Transponalicin required Paid weekly
$10.nr mm. depends on experience. Call
ANDY'S POOLS, INC.G
3 Pool Techs needed. Experience prefer-
red, but will rain Clean driving record
401k., healri breneits Please call
CDL-A 0' OPS Great Miles Bonusesl
Base plates/ permits saidt Regional home
time weekly! Serilemenis rwice
weekly Fuel/ passenger program' Jerry-
Needed to stock maintain & deliver equip-
menu supplies $9.$12',nr. 646-1962
RETAIL STORE MANAGER. The new
Venus sore in St Johns Town Center is
looking for a Manager. Oualiied candidate
will nave 1U years of retail management
experience Excelianl salary and benelils.
For. immediate consideration email re-
sume/ salary requirements to jobs@ve-
nus.com or call Cathy at 645-6000
prompt 3 EOE .: .
LAWI MAINTENANCE Apply 7am. TN.T
Lar.a-ca:pe 107J 101n A.e. Scuorn. Ja,
Full and Part Time
Apply in Person:
1220 Marsh Landing Pkwy.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Join our team of
No Nights or Weekends
Lpppi in- ,pjwt toa:
2201 Florida Blvd.
Mon -Fri 8 --4:30
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT. Ponte Vedra
based family office seeks highly motivat-
ed, energetic individual to join its team of
professionals. Candidate must possess
superior skills in MS Excel, Word, Access
and Outlook, must be proficient in navi-
gating the Intemet. Only well-spoken can-
didates with pleasant disposition will be
considered for this excellent position. For
further information regarding the Firm,
please visit www.spring-bay.com or
www.sontagfoundation.com. Send Re-
sumes to email@example.com
CDL A/B DRIVERS &
Needed for FL/GA routes. Professional
with clean MVR. Call 646-1962 M-F.
DRIVERS: GREAT company Great payl
Home weekly/ daily Great benefits!
Health/ 401K. CDL-A w/X 1yr. exp. Boas-
so America Corp. David: 904-475-0336.
'HARDAGE- GIDDENS Funeral Home has
an opening for a weekday secretary/ re-
ceptionist. This is a multi-task position that
requires a detail-oriented individual with
excellent verbal and written communica-'
tion skills. Computer literacy is required.
Must be able to work under general direc-
tion & perform all clerical duties including
phones, correspondence and A/P. Re-
sumes may be faxed 'to 904-249-2321,
Attention" Robin Giddens Sheppard.
SOUS CHEF, Grill Cook, Dishwasher, Ex-
perienced Servers. Seeking motivated in-
dividuals. Now hiring. Fax resume: 223-
7763; or apply in person between 2-4pm,
Marker 32 Reslaurant, 14549 Beach Blvd.
RECEPTIONIST- MUST have proper
phone etiquette & people skills. Organized
w/strong computer proficiency. Fast paced
environment. Fax 273-4406.
PRINTING COMPANY hiring Sales.
Pressmen, Bindery, Graphic Design, and
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place, benefits. 241-2721.
MAINTENANCE. VENUS is looking for a
lack ol all trades to work in our facilities
area General maintenance skills required.,
Mon.-Frin 8am-4 30pm. Call Cathy at
645-6000 prompt 3 for immediate consid-
HOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED. Souinmsde
and Beacries. Work in teams 0ol three
Must have own Iransponalion. valid dliv.
er's license. Approximately $175.wk to10
start. Moday-Friday,' no nights/weekends.-
Home Cleaning Centers of America.
Full-Time wilh great benefits and work en-
vironment al a premier retirement com-,
munity. Experience preferred.. Applica-
tions available'at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to firstname.lastname@example.org EOE,
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT- Candi-
date must be hignly motivated & organ-
ized with ability to multi-lask, strong wnt-
len ano verbal communication skills PC
prolicieni Full or pan-time 3 yrs+ expert.
ence preferred. Fax resume to 904-246.
Are you Seeking PAY With BENEFITS?
American Landscape has a position for
you. Call 349-6257.
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Must have
own phone and transportation. New con-
COOKS NEEDED. Apply at 13170-22 At-
lantic Blvd. Jerry's Sports Grille. 220-6766
CONSTRUCTION WORKER w/valid Flori-
da Driver's License. Experience helpful
but will train. Good salary & benefits. Ap-
ply at Surfside Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801,
FACIAL SPECIALIST with clientele want-
ed. Also, Nail Tech w/clientele. No acryl-
ics. Day Spa, Jax Beach. Call Miki,
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements.
Needs skilled carpenters & tree climbers.
NOW HIRING Sales People, Assistant
Head Cashier, Receiving Clerk,
Stock/Carry-out. Apply at- Proctor Ace
Hardware, 870 AlA North, Ponte Vedra
RECEPTIONIST FOR beaches law firm.
Must be professional & organized w/good
computer skills. Law office experience
preferred. Fax resume: (904)287-0592.
AMERICAN HOME Companions needs
compassionate live-in caregivers for the
elderly. Work 2,3, 4 or 5 days per week.
Up to $110/day. 631-5354. .
POOL CLEANER w/valid Florida Driver's
License. Experience helpful but will train.
Good salary & benefits. Apply: Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or fax
resume: 249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT. For 27yr. old
pool construction company. Multi-account-
ing function position inclusive of AR, AP,
GL, Collections and Job Costs. Human
REsource skills helpful. Must have strong
Excel and organizational skills. 2-5yrs. ex-
perience required. Greal beneils including
401(K). Fax resume to Suriside Pools at
904-249-8801 or email to
SERVERS, LINE Cook, Dishwashers,.
Fine Dining. JJ's Bistro. Ponte Vedra,
273-7980. Gate Parkway, 996-7557.
LEMON BAR accepting applications. Ap-
ply in person, 120 Atlantic Blvd Neplune
CONDO/ HOME Cleaner for .busy Ponte
Vedra Real Estate Company, FT, $30K+
possible. Call for interview. 285-5585.:,
MEDICAL PERSONNEL needed M A
front-orlice. medical records, Billers Tran-
scnrplionisis, Family Practice, OBGYN,
and Dermatology experience prelened,
Fax resume 636-0066.
TEACHER/ STAFFING Coordinator for
NAEYC accredited Palms Preschool
Bachelors in early childhood education
preferred. Duties include coordinating slah
schedules and classroom leaching. M-F,
9am 6pm EOE 247-0983.
LATHERS Plasterers, Framers for Jax
Beach job, Costa Verano. 1st & 12th Ave.
Soulh, J.C Gibson Plastering.
, -.-.:--- A ... Expect Nothing' Less
'w, Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work environment is
one of the most sought after for career satisfaction. -
We have the following full & part-time positions available:
Executive Admin. Assistant
Nursery/Recreation Attendants -
Banquet Set-Up Attendants
Golf Course Maintenance
The Spa Various Positions
Laundry Supervisor (PM)
Bell Stand, Front Desk & Reservations
Retail Sales (10 Shops)
Servers (Split Shift)
Golf Cart Attendants
Lifeguards & Swim Instructors
Beach Rentals & Pool Porters
Gym & Beach Reception
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical/dental, life
insurance, sick and vacation days, and discounts'at our retail outlets, golf
course and spa. For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm or forward.resume to:
Ponte Vedra Inn & 'Club
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Job Line: 904-280-3607 Fax: 904-273-7753
See current openings,at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Hiring for Full Time, Part
Time, and Seasonal Positions!
We offer Excellent Benefits: Insurance, including
medical, dental, prescription and vision for Full
Time Associates, Short Term and Long Term
Disability for- Full Time Associates, Competitive
Wages, Supplemental Life Insurance, 401K
Retirement Plan, Hotel discounts worldwide, Retail
Shop discounts, Employee meals for $2.00, Paid
Vacation, Free Parking, Associate Referral Bonus,
and Sawbuck Incentive Program.
To learn more about us,
visit our website at
or contact our Job Hotline at:
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Call or Visit
226-1 Solana Road
Ponte Vedra Beach
S AT SAFE HARBOR SEAFOOD
Sis looking to fill the following
We offer health, dental, vision insurance, paid
vacation, 401k and competitive salary.
Candidates must be able to work a flexible
schedule including nights and weekends.
Please apply in person at
4378 Ocean Street Mayport, Florida
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
TERMITE/ GHP TECH. Clean DL, good
benefits/pay. All levels of experience con-
sidered. Some knowledge of construction
desirable. The Defenders, Palm Valley,
285-2346, M-F, 8am-4:30pm.
ASHFORD COURT Is accepting applica-
tions for experienced Dietary Servers, F/T
and P/T. Must be able to work weekends.
Must enjoy working with the elderly in a
professional atmosphere. We offer com-
petitive salaries, benefits & bi-weekly bo-
nus' plans Apply In person @ 1700 The
Greens Way In Marsh Landing Park.
DO you want to join a winning team. Don't
get left out. Our driver's make $500-$700
per week. Call 249-5151 ask for Brian or
493-5250 ask for Tim Collins.
CUSTOMER service & sales w/ exc. com-
munication skills. Full or part time. Base
plus bonus. Fax- resume: (904)285-0010
or e-mail: email@example.com
LOOKING FOR Hard Working. dependa-
ble, detail & multi-task oriented individual,
for delivery & maintenance of medical
equipment & sup plies Must have neat ap-
pearance, excellent customer service
skills & excellent driving record. Back-
ground check is required by law. Apply in
person Southeaslern Medequip Inc. 905
North Third St. Jacksonville Beach
(LPN OR RN)
Full Time Monday- Friday, 7am to 3pm
and 3pm to 11pm at a Premier Retirement
Community Health Center Excellent work
environment Experience in geriatric care
desired Applications at Fleel Landing Se-
curity Gate One Fleet Landing Blvd At-
lantic Beach, FL, Fax to (9041246-944'7,
email to. firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/
REAL ESTATE Assistant to process lies
& prepare for closings Must be detailed.
organized, aole to multi-lask & prioritize
wistrong communication & computer
skills. Fax 273-4406
COOK (FT/PT) Apply in person. Rile Spol
Restaurant, 1534 Nortn 3rd Street, Jax
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted Clean driving re-
cord required Call April, 246-9999.
LANDSCAPE & IRRIGATION INSTAL-
LERS Seeking experienced and respon-
sible persons to work with long establish-
ed Beaches Company Clean driving re-
cord required Call 249-3317 for appoinl-
merit or apply at MBI Landscaping, 861 S
10th ST.. Jax Beach
MAINTENANCE MAN- Experience need.
ed for busy PontIe Vedra Real Eslale or-
lice Parnting.'general maintenance Good
Driver's License. Call for appi 285-5585
HARD-WORKING SALES Person needed
lor gift shop. Must be able to work week-
ends. Apply in person- Sea Snells & Coral
230 North Boardwalk, JB
LOCAL LANDSCAPE Design Company
S needs highly experienced landscape in.
S stallers. 710-9070.
Fulitrime Appliance Installations Puncri
Out, .at a premier retirement community.
Excellent benefits Applications at Fleel
Landing Security Gate, One Fleel Landing
Blvd Allanlic Beach, FL. Fax o10 904.246-
9447; email email@example.com.
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
MONTHLY INCOME, own part of produc-
ing TX oil wells. Min. $25K. For Infod call
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $9-$11/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. F/T & P/T,
I AM a babysitter from Spain looking to
care for children of all ages. I will provide
care for your child/ children in the morn-
Ings, evenings,hoJidays and even on spe-
cial occasions References will be provid-
ed. I currently live in the Arlington area ot
Jacksonville with my Navy retiree hus-
,band. Call 1904)374-5253
LOVING, IN-HOME Day care. Ages 6wks.
& up. Please call Becky, 249-6391.
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HOT SPRINGS Jacuzzi Spa, like new
Paid $5000 $1250 lirm 1904)534-3336
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
IF YOU are Interested in advertising under,
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
FUTON QUEENf/Full wood frame, w/mat-
tress, good cond.. Call 294-8808.
APARTMENT COMPLEX Demolition
Salel Saturday Sunday, 9am-? Bring your
shovels and hammers. Selling refrigera-
tors, stoves. A/C's, landscaping and more.
Some new- some old 821 N 2nd St
MOVING SALEI Saturday. 8am-' Furni-
ture. household, chIddrens items 927 4th
WAREHOUSE SALE. corner of 9th &
Snerter Furn. & accessories Frn & Sat 9-
3543 BAY Island Cir, Ocean Cay, Satur-
day. 8am-12pm. Kid's stuff etc
MULTI- FAMILY Yard Sale. Saturday
8am-'. 903 14th Ave N
SEVEN FAMILIES. Saturday 8 til ?,
516 10th Ave N.
SATURDAY, 8:30AM-4PM, 3741 1st Sr
S. Homeschool books baby items, com-
puter, printer, lax mach., sola, collectibles,
BIG SALE. Lots ofl .baby stuff, furniture,
hospital bed, miscellaneous items 14525
Cedar Island Rd. Saturday, 8am-2pm.
MULTI-FAMILY, SATURDAY. 8am-lpm,
110 Seagrape Dr (Seabreeze Woods).
HUGE SALE. Benelits New Leal School.
Saturday. 8am-? 524A 6th Ave North
GARAGE SALE, Sat. 8.3pm. 62 Oakwood
Rd. 2 families. children turn.. ect.
BIG YARD SALEI 112-114 Florida Blvd.
Saturday, 9am-3pm Antiques, collecti-
bles, books, tools, etc. Antique barber
chair, meat smoker
SATURDAY, MARCH. 4h, 8am.?, corner
of issl& Lora, Nep Bch.
CHRIST UNITED Methodise Church 400
Penman Rd. Nep Bch. is collecting donat.
ed items to their Spring rummage sale to
be held Friday March 3rd and Saturday
March 4nth Irom 9am-3pm boino days.
Soup. drinks sandwiches and baked
goods for sale also, 249-5370
FURNITURE. HOUSEHOLD items, teen-
age boy's clothes. all sons ol goodies.
1936 Beach Ave. Saturday 7.30-?
YARD SALE. Saturday 8-12. 756 Aquatic
Dr Lots of women & kids clothes & toys
SHOP TOOLS' Garage Sale, a few real
items. Saturday. 7am.? 409 Beach Ave.
PACK RAT is cleaning out. Too much stuff
& no place to store it. Come & browse.
Saturday. 8aml12noon 1112 Makua Ave
South (Oak Haroori.
Ryan Sod Curler, 18 52900. Tile wel BEACH BARGAINS! Furniture/ good stuff.
saw. 5600. 334-6091 145 8th SI Saturday 7am.
PATIO SET- 7 pieces, glass round table 6 ANTIQUES & Collectibles. 3 families. Sal-
chairs wicushions sage green) $200. urday 8am, 330 First St
CNA'S OR 75 HOUR HOME UNIOUE ROUND wooden billiard /game
HEALTH AIDES able in onel Tabielop lips to reveal green
Private Duty Visits & Flexible lell game table. $75.270-2160.
Schedules WHIRLPOOL HEAVY Duty. Washer &
We are Home Companion a quality or- Dryer good condition. $125/pair
ented, busy and fast growing home health 1904)223-0221
agency. Join our great leam of nealin care
professionals in our exceptional environ- WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
ment where you will lind the respect, rec- 30 day warranty. Deliver, $20 318-81,73,
ognilion and rewards you deserve We 992-1470.
offer competiltve and excellent benelits. WASHERS 150 wil l deliver & guarantee.
InIerested applicants, please forward you'-ea. l 874-1747.---- -
resume %, a..fay.-,to Gindy-.B1 ls-
(904)332-1056; or call (9042'29 060, r'& WASHER-, lM 5M.$250 torsei Wnir-
apply in person at 7014 AC Skinner Park- pool. extra large capacity 635-4829.
way. Suite 260. Jacksonville, FL 32256 7 PC Dining room sel. like new. dark
You may. also apply online ai wood Living room set. Southwestern
www BayCare H ome Care stylvie Best other 234-5129.
BayCare Home Care
LOOKING lor a change' Established Sal-
on has opening tor 2 stylists w!clienlel Ex-
.. cellent working conditions, 60'; Commis.
sion. Health & Dental Insurance. Retire-
ment plan. All inquiries conrtdenlial Con-
laci Boo or Susan at Susan Merrick Hair
Designs. iw)246-7272 or ih1246-1579
CARPENTERS & Helpers Wanted.
Beaches area Transportaiion & phone a
Join our leami II you can excel at inside
sales & desire a fast-paced work environ-
ment, we may have an excellent
opponunity lor you. You will ion a Nation-
al company & work in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Ideal candidate will have 1 years experi-
ence inside sales customer service. or
telemarketing. & excellent communication
skills. Ability to handle business accounts.
Base pay plus commissions $25k plus.
FT. no evenings or weekends. PT avail.
Fax resume. (9041285-0010 or e-mail
ATRIA SAN Pablo now excepting applica.
tions for Marketing Director Must have ex-
.- penrence and proven Irack record ol Out.
side sales Also hiring experienced Cooks
and Caregivers Apply in person at 14199
Wm Davis PKwy. Jax FI 1904)821-9900
F/T OVERNIGHT Dispalcher needed,
6pm-9am lor 4 nights a week Lignht duty
work, but must have good communica.
' lions wiln public Call 838-8029
WHIRLPOOL STOVE, excellent condition,
sell-cleaning oven $75 hrm 241-3994.
3 COMPARTMENT. True beer cooler
works. $350 as is Call 241-5454.
COMPUTER DESKS $75 each. Call Jean.
LEISURE BAY Vila Spa Jacuzzi. double
loveseal lounge. 5 single seals),
leal & while marble parry tub. $1500.
OAK BUFFET, 1930's Old English, carved
wood doors. $180. 249-5135
DEN FURNITURE: 2 Leathrer loveseats,
cream, leaner rocker recliner, taupe; up-
holsiered chair. 5x8. Iropical print wool
carpet Asking $125 each Must go. 904-
ESSENTIAL FURNISHINGS. Give your
home a makeover. Shop for top sellers in
collecfibies home. garden and seasonal
Darkwood Office Desk w/file & storage
cabinet $250 OBO. 1904) 233-8363.
KING-SIZE STEARNS & Foster Pillowtop
mattress & boxes w.'new trame in box
$250 Excellent condition, can deliver.
+ LAMINATE FLOORS +
Laest styles and colors Qualiry inslalla-
lion Reasonable prices. Free estimates.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, white-wash
& cedar, lull wall, tits 30" TV, retracrable
door and I.ghts. 5300 1904)534-3336.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed tor $899 249-8877.
3 FAMILY yard sale. Saturday, 8am-?
Will nave lois of estate clothes 590 Main
YARDSALE SATURDAY 9am-?, Corner
of Sargo & Cavalla Rd.
MULTI-FAMILY SALE. Saturday 7am-
11am- home decor items. toys, furniture,
t pi&rtf,. and more., 328 Sea Moss.-Lane
iPore 'Vedra By tinr Sea off of Corona
CONSIGNERSi EBAYER'S don't missl
Fantastlic designer clothes. Armani, Ze-
gna, etc. Men's W32/S42 Ladies 4-6. Ex-
cellent electronics, Aiwa stereo, Nakam,-
cni car stereo, Sony 5-disc CD changer,
and lots more. Sporting goods Rebok spin
bike, Scuba gear, Hogan goll clubs. Satur.
day, 7am-12pm. 173 Aruba Ln ort Ponte
Vedra Lakes Blvd )
LOTS OF furniture, misc. household, anti-
ques, art. bikes Sat 7am- noon. 82 PV
olonies Cir. iotl Corona Rd)
SPRING CLEANING salel 1625 Indian
Springs Dr. Saturday, 7:30am-12pm.
MULTI-FAMILY, SATURDAY. 8am-1pm.
12066 Sunchase Drive. Lots ol stuff.
FRIDAY & Saturday. misc items from A-Z
14290 Satinwood Dr.
HARBORTOWN MARINA, deep water
boat slip for rent, 40h. $600, 5011. $700,
includes potable water, electric, dock
locker, cable and phone service available
@ slip. Mobile fuel service & pump out al-
so available. Avail. Mar '06. 463-2845.
1991 FORD Ranger XLT. Perfect condi-
tion, low miles, V6, split rear window, AC,
new tires, $3400 OBO. 887-9030.
1991 FORD Aerostar Van Express, 8 pas-
senger, luxury, runs great $1400 OBO.
90 CHEVY Blazer 4x4, V-8, $1800 OBO.
2003 TAHOE Z71, black, loaded, 4x4,
DVD, 70k hiway miles. $24,900 OBO.
1987 NISSAN 300ZX, 5-speed. Runs
great. Have all papers. $3250. 305-4236.
1993 FORD Thunderbird. new engine, au-
to A/C, CD $2400 OBO. 716-2586.
1985 FORD Bronco II, 4x4, standard shift, 1984 BMW, Must see must sell! Good
timing chair new tires, double iow pack- 2ndcar. $800 OBO. 7353163.
age. 1500. 1904)534-3336.
1986 CHEVY Van, needs body work
Runs well $400 OBO. 372-0551
1988 GMC SIERRA 2500 llai bed, 4x4.
$1800 OBO 210-9271
1990 CHEVY Suburban, 130,500 miles
Runs good $1200 OBO. 318-0792.
1995 GMC Stepside Pick-up. Needs en-
gine work. $1500. Steve, 249-8637.
I SERVICES ioo l LAWN/L SVC. 6
Grading, Lawn Installations. Spread
Dirt, Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone,
MUCH MOREI Bob, 334-6091.
PIANO LESSONS. All levels, styles &
ages. Will come to your nome. 241-4954,
SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up All makes, all models, 549.50.
Specializing in all types ol nome repairs
20 yrs experience No Job Too Smail
Free Esiimates. Doug Turtle. 446-0051.
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in Commercial and Residen-
tial Cleaning. Lawn Care, Auto Cleaning,
Window Cleaning. Janitoral Services, etc.
Call Hermon, 246-4238, 612-1755
"JUST IN TIME"
Automobile Detailing. We come to youl
Great rates, superior service! 333-7686
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
13 years experience Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates weekend appoinl-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
MATURE WOMAN w/experience look-
ing for private homes to clean. Ref's
available. Call 642-2430.
EXPERT UPHOLSTERY Cleaning. Will
make It look like newly 223-0591.
CLEAN TO SHINE. Our company commit-
ment Is 100.. Customer Satislaction al
Affordable Prices. We clean homes, apart-
ments, ohices, new construction and res-
laurants. Lawn mowing also available.
For a free estimate call 514-7009 or
(904)317-7840 We will beal any company
ABOVE AND Beyond Housekeeping.
591-5901 or 514-1188.
HAPPY HOUSEKEEPERS Residential/
Commercial clean-up Senior discounts
EXQUISITE HOUSEKEEPING. Affordable
rates. Local references available. Please
H. KADIC CLEANING SERVICE. House
(Move-in/ Out). office, restaurants. Li.
censed & insured. Good references
(Beach Hut). Call lor free estimate
BEACH BOYS. Year-Round Delivery
$65 truck load. Ranger Special. 759-1612
TRUCK LOAD $85. (1/2 LOAD $50.) Buy
3 stacks of 20 pieces, $10/ea., get 1
FREE Free Delivery. David, 993-8348,
CO PTR EVCE.'
1999 LEXUS GS400; silver, fully loaded,
mint condition. $22,000. (904)273-3068, .
2001 CHRYSLER Sebnring Convenlble
LXI White w/black top Low miles, very
clean. Retail value $12.900 Sacnhice at
1996 TOYOTA Avalon XLS. immaculate
condition, only 82,000 miles, perfect leath-
er interior, AM/FM/CD, power windows/
locks. sunrool Michelin tires. $6800 OBO.
DAVID'S POOL Service. Weeki', cleaning
Mosi residential pools $25,'wee-'. chemi.
cals. Licensed. Insured Pool clean-ups
our specairy. We make your lile a imle
THE CALIBER Company. Pool remodel.i
re-marcile, re-ile. tiller upgrades Excel.
lenl references. 386-9744
Licensed General Conlracior. 247-9525
Remodeling Renovaiions. Additions Cer
tiled Builder, CBC 1253447 249-7082.
CARPENTRY & TRIM INC.
State Certified Contractor (Hands-on)
New constructionn. additions, remodeling.
Kitchen 8 bath, termite damage. BOD
TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage
ALLIANCE BUILDER Group, Inc. Genera.
Conlraclor CGC 1505263 All types :,i
construction Njew homes room addra.onr
etc Free estirriaes ri904124.-,1179 -
C&J HANDYMAN Services. Carpeniry,
Drywall. Painting. Paperrianging Tiling.
etc Licensed, Insured 955-0593,
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
aependabie lor quality repairs, .ervic,
calls, painting, improvements and mi-Tcel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246.6628
ONE CALL HANDLES IT ALL
Specializing in kitcri.ns cabinets, bair.
rooms. lacuzzis. tile, doors. windows, rol
led wood. termite damage roof leaks, dry-
wall, decks etc Honest, lop Hlualihry wor-
LOWEST PRICES AT THE BEACH.
HANDYMAN NO Job too small Free Esih
mates References. Kelly, (9041449-6918
C & T Lawn Service year-round service,
mowing, edging. trimming shrubs, mulch-
ing, laying sod Free estimates. Call
246-2412 925 Plaza Drive All Bcn
BEDS and Hedges. Free Estimates
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service
Mowing, edging, weeding, Irimming trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups. Mulcning Sodding, whalever it
takes, eic Dave 249-4724.
A NATIVE SUN LAWN AND LAND-
SCAPE MANAGEMENT. Total Lawn
Maintenance Clean-urps, Sodding Mulch.
ing. Replanting available. Free estimates.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
COMPLETE LAWN & Landscape Mainle-
nance 1-tlme' clean-outs or year-round
accounts. 12-years professional exp Free
estimates Call Kirk 370-0065.
PRIME MAINTENANCE. INC A Profes-
sional Lawn Maintenance Co FREE
WINSOR LAWN Service. Inc Competitive
rates Call Alan. 237-5301
Lawn Service and Pressure Washing
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "-Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Call Hermon.
PREFERRED LAWN CARE
Commercial, Residential Lawn mainte-
nance. sprinkler systems, clean-up,
sod, mulch Landscape lighting
(904)207-2628. (904)430-0007. Licensed.
insured Free estimates. inlo@prelprred-
TI4E SEASON'S- here' for Lawfi Servidce
Ca ll 4.-8Ct'i. "
Dependable Oualiry Service Reasonable
* WASHINGTONIA PALMS QUEEN PALMS*
7 000s to Choose From
* We deliver and install
10023 Beach Blvd.
*PALMS SAGO PALMS WASHINGTONIA PALMS
COMPLETE DOCKS & Floating Docks.
Bulkheads wooda, vinyl or concrete) Boat
houses also available. Please call George
904-226-8700 or Tripp 904.545-9979
BEACHES HOME SERVICES Painting.
Iree estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs.. experi-
ence, Specializing in Beach homes.
FAST NTERIOR panning, drywall, tex-
ture. Specialize in smaller jobs. Will work
evenings & weekends. Licensed, insured,
MAGIC MAN. PAINTING & HOME
IMPROVEMENTS. Interior/ Exterior Paint-
ing, Faux Finishes. Rotten Wood Replace-
ment, Pressure Washing. (904)894-4257.
PAINT IT RIGHTI Interior, exterior. Free
estimates. Call Mike Williams, 285-2651.
TILE ENTRANCEWAYS Add Beauty! Call.
Frank Reid, 285-6943 or 762-8498.
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