Weekend Edition March 9, 2007
An edition of The Beaches Leader
Vol. 44, No. 75
Serving the communities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Mayport since 1963
Don't forget to turn your clocks
ahead one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday
for the beginning of Daylight
Saving Time. The switch from the
first Sunday in April to the second
Sunday in March was OK'd by
President Bush in August 2005 as
an energy-saving measure. The
. law also changes the end of DST,
from the last Sunday in October to
the first Sunday in November,
which is Nov. 4.
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Save water create a rain barrel
at a class 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 21, at the St.
Johns County Agricultural Center.
Each participant will make a rain
barrel (material provided) to take
home. The fee is $35, and pre-
registration is required by calling
An 80-year-old nun who lives and
ministers at a Mexican prison
brought her message to Ponte
Vedra Beach this week. See story,
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Beaches Energy Services has
given away about 2,400 energy-
efficient light bulbs (above) since
the giveaway started last week,
Don Ouchley, director of Beaches
Energy Services, said Thursday.
Every residential customer is enti-
tled to one bulb, which can be
used in place of incandescent
bulbs. Customers have been given
the bulbs when paying their elec-
tric bills in the Jacksonville Beach
City Hall's drive-through or when
walking into City Hall, he said.
One bulb was delivered to a Ponte
Vedra man by a utility worker who
was in the area, he said. The utili-
ty company may arrange one give-
away day in Ponte Vedra if there
is enough demand, said Ouchley.
Bulbs will be available until all
30,000 are given out, he said.
Adoptions set record at
county's new pet center
by LAURA FOWLER
It's hard to look into those'
gleaming puppy dog eyes and not
feel the urge to take home a new
addition to the family.
Perhaps that is exactly what hap-
pened Saturday at the new St.
Johns County Pet Center, when 10
cats and dogs were adopted within
That's a new record for the one-
month-old center, which saw a
total of 13 adoptions in February.
The new facility, located on
North Straton Road, just off U.S. 1
about 4 miles south of County
Road 210, has already taken in
about 250 animals, many of which
have been claimed by their owners,
according to Paul Studivant, ani-
mal control supervisor.
Persons adopting pets at the cen-
ter pay $45 for a male cat or dog
and $55 for a female. That price
includes the required first series of
shots and spaying or neutering.
The center is open Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4
p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m.
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Two puppies up for adoption at the St. Johns County Pet Center wag their
tails and flash take-me-home looks to visitors Wednesday.
Take a gamble on Nease High
By JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER \
Everyone is welcome to a night of gambling at the Plantations Country Club in Ponte
Vedra Beach Saturday in support of Nease High athletics.
The Golden Panther Booster Club is hosting its primary fund-raising event with a live
and silent auction including prizes such as a Costa Rica vacation and weekend at the
The event is scheduled 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 each and include gam-
bling chips and hors d'oeuvres.
"This will be a fun evening and we're hoping the event will appeal to people who
want to come out and support their local high school, whether they have a child at
Nease or not," said Suzanne Egeln, booster club spokesperson whose daughter, Anna, is
a junior athlete at Nease.
"Nease raises about 90 percent of its budget for ath-
letics through this fund-raiser, which helps pay for
things like uniforms, transportation and expense
to upkeep grounds."
Egeln expects to sell upwards of 300 tickets / -
and hopes the event will raise $25,000. In past I
years the event has raised $20,000 to $25,000. .
This will be the second year that -. ;
four scholarships of $1,500 each
will be awarded to Nease senior..
year's event is the retire-
ment of Tim Tebow's No. 5
football jersey. Tebow led
Nease to the state champi-
onship in 2005 and is slat-
ed to be the starting -
quarterback at the
University of Florida
next season. -, 4.
"The boosters is the
team behind the team,"
For more information call Egein
at 543-0110 or e-mail
Nease teen says fund-raiser
would make his dad proud
by LAURA BRITTON
The start of spring break
in St. Johns County is just
three weeks away, a time
when many Ponte Vedra
teens may be making plans
for travel, studies or work
during the upcoming sum-
But one Nease High
School student will be
using the time to iron out
details for a fishing tourna-
ment he founded when his
father was undergoing
treatment for colon cancer.
Jordan Carroll of Ponte
Vedra Beach, 17, a junior at
Nease, wants to add to the
$15,000 that was raised last
summer during the first
fishing "Anglers for a
Cure" tournament, which
drew 23 boats. The second
annual event is June 23 at
"This is the first step
toward finding a cure,"
Carroll said in a recent
interview. "We all saw
what he [his father, Doug
Carroll] had to go through,
and I don't want other kids
or families to go through
Doug Carroll's colon
cancer was diagnosed in
November 2004, shortly
after he, his wife Ralene,
and their two children,
Jordan, then 14, and
Whitney, then 17, took a
weekend trip to Virginia
for a family wedding.
The weekend came to a
close with Doug, 46, expe-
riencing severe stomach
pains and discomfort. Less
See NEASE TEEN, A-12
phot by LaUma Fwier
Sarah Lambert, a staff member at the St. Johns County Pet Center, plays
with two puppies up for adoption Wednesday.
Panel delays decision
by LAURA FOWLER
St. Johns County
Tuesday to delay a decision
on a proposal that would
absolve homeowner associa-
tions from some require-
ments of Florida's open meet-
Under current county law,
must OK certain construction
plans before the county issues
a building permit.
This protects associations'
covenants and gives them
But representatives of the
Marsh Landing Homeowners
Association say this inadver-
tently requires associations to
follow Florida's open meet-
ings laws, which many do not
"It [the law] exposes them
to criminal and civil liabili-
ties," Barry Ansbacher, the
attorney representing Marsh-.
Landing, told commissioners
The new ordinance would
require property owners -
rather than contractors to
get the stamp of approval
from a neighborhood's archi-
tectural review board or sign a'
document saying they have at.
least notified the board.
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phoo by CHUCKADM
Ric Clarson, a PGA Tour senior vice president, gets ready
Wednesday for a 3-mile fun run in Ponte Vedra Beach to get
ready for Saturday's Gate River Run. Gate River Run champs
Todd Williams and Bill Rodgers were among those running. See
story and more photos, A-12.
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March 9, 2007
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Prison nun brings story
to Our Lady Star of Sea
by KATHY NICOLETTI
An 80-year-old nun who
has lived in a Mexican prison
cell for the past 30 years
brought her message of justice
and respect for all Sunday to
a congregation at Our Lady
Star of the Sea Catholic
Church in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Mother Antonia Brenner,
called "The Prison Angel" in a
book of the same name, visit-
ed the church as part of a
speaking tour. About 175 per-
sons heard the message, said
Deacon Jim Fugit, pastoral
assistant at Our Lady Star.
Mother Antonia lives "the
Gospel message of Jesus
Christ, he said."
"She is a very peace-filled,
loving person . . All the
people I talked to said they
felt they were in the presence
Mother Antonia began her
ministry full time in 1977,
when she was 50, according
to her biography.
That's when she left her 15-
year-old son in the care of a
neighbor in her home in Los
Angeles to make regular visits
to La Mesa Penitentiary in
Tijuana, Mexico, according to
By that time, she had been
married and divorced twice,
raising seven children. She
had taken over her father's
office supply business in
1956, according to the book.
He was 50, and she was 29.
The full-time ministry arose
from the charity work she had
done as an active Catholic,
according to the book.
Her daily work with the
inmates at La Mesa include
distributing basic necessities
like food and blankets and
working for more humane
treatment of the prisoners.
She has also helped to
improve the medical and den-
tal care available to them,
according to her biographers,
Mary Jordan and Kevin
The Pulitzer Prize-winning
journalists won the
Christopher Award for "The
Prison Angel." The book
chronicles the life story .pf
Nlothei Antonia, born Mary.
Clarke Breiinner in 1926 in
In addition to housing
Mother Antonia, the prison at
La Mesa holds about 6,500
men and 500 women prison-
ers, said Pat Smith. Smith
helps with Mother Antonia's
ministry and is a board mem-
ber of Mother Antonia's char-
"She considers it a real priv-
ilege to be allowed to live at
the prison," said Smith.
Mother Antonia's efforts to
maintain peace in the prison
during riots and other distur-
bances are detailed in her
Her ministry also encom-
passes prisoner's families,
prison guards, prison officials,
local police, and their fami-
"She is loved so well. The
United States have increased,
During her visit to Florida,
she was also scheduled to
meet with groups in Sarasota
and Winter Park, said Smith.
In Ponte Vedra, Mother
Antonia stayed at the home of
Amy and George Tellam.
Tellam, who is from Southern
California, said he met
Mother Antonia several years
ago through a mutual friend.
Tellam said that Mother
Antonia's work with the
inmates restores a lot of digni-
ty to them.
"She believes everybody is
born good," he said. "Her
whole message is to serve the
poorest of the poor."
Mother Antonia chats with one of the prison guards at the
La Mesa Penitentiary in Tijuana, Mexico, where she lives.
guards love her even though
she is tough with them," said
In 1990 Mother Antonia
met Pope John Paul II. She
also me Mother Teresa during
trips to California and
In 2003, Mother Antonia
founded a religious communi-
ty for women with the con-
sent of Bishop Rafael Munoz
of the Diocese of Tijuana. The
order is called the Eudist
Servants of the Eleventh
Following the publication
of-:;-The Prison Angel" in
2005, requests for Mother
Antonia to speak around the
AROUND THE BEACHES
Rotary seeks nominees
The Ponte Vedra Beach
Sunset Rotary Club is seeking
the person in the Beaches
communities who provides
"Service Above Self" in his or
her volunteer efforts.
Nominating forms, which can
be. obtained at www.pvbro-
tarysunset.org, should be sent
to Charley Christie at Ponte
Vedra Sunset Rotary, P.O. Box
612, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
_ 32004. '
The deadline for submitting
nominees is Match 17, the
deadline for nominee inter-
views is March 31. The recipi-
ent of the 2007 Service Above
Self Award will be determined
by April 1 and honored at a
dinner held from 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. April 17 at Sawgrass
Service Above Self is the
motto of Rotary International
and its members clubs.
Prof speaks positively
Martin Seligman, Fox
Leadership Professor of
Psychology at the University
of Pennsylvania, speaks on
"Positive Psychology" at t7:30
p.m. April 5 at the University
Center on the University of
North Florida campus.
Seligman has written 20
books on motivation and per-
sonality. His lecture is part of
UNF's Distinguished Voices
Inquiry and Insight Lecture
Work to block Roscoe
Periodic lane closures along
North Roscoe Boulevard from
Solana Road to Canal
Boulevard can be expected
March 13 to March 16. Lanes
will be closed for the cleaning
Roundtable to meet
A St. Johns County Civic
Association Roundtable will
be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
March 12 in the Main County
Library, U.S. 1 and San Carlos
Avenue. The program's first
topic will be "St. Johns
County Planning Dept., The
Evaluation and Appraisal
Report, Issues and Process."
Guest speakers will be Theresa
Bishop, Director of PlaXning;
Jan Brewer, Environmental
Planning Manager; and Bill
Planning Manager. The sec-
ond agenda item is
Roundtable Issues of Concern.
An effort will be made to nar-
row the list down to the 10
most important issues.
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Puppy: Pet center open 1 month
Photo by Laura Fowler
attell, 19, plays in the grass with two puppies up for adoption Wednesday
Continued from A-1
About 26 animals have been adopted so
far and some others feral cats, aggressive
dogs or dying animals have been put to
sleep, Studivant said.
The center was built to hold 160 dogs
and 75 cats.
When full capacity is reached, Studivant
said, decisions about which animals to
euthanize will be based on their "adopt-
ability" and how long they've been in the
Studivant said the St. Johns County legal
department advised him that pitt bulls
should not be available for adoption for
Of the animals turned into the center,
most are strays, but some are brought in
by owners who aren't willing or able to
take care of them.
Lost animals are more easily found now,
he said, because of a microchip that can be
inserted under the skin of the animal just
behind the neck.
Studivant said some owners have
claimed their lost pets at the center very
quickly because the devise gives the own-
ers' names, phone numbers and addresses.
Ordinance: Said to offer protection
Continued from A-1
This would be required
before any permits from the
county are issued.
According to Ansbacher,
this would ensure that home-
owner associations are noti-
fied of all projects.
If not, associations could
easily acquire a stop work
order from a court, because
the property owner, in sign-
ing that document, has
acknowledged that he or she
violated the proper proce-
But some said the new ordi-
nance would force homeown-
er associations into court-
rooms more often.
"This makes money for
attorneys," Mary Kohnke, a
former county commissioner,
Kohnke said associations
would need to hire an attor-
ney every time a permit is
issued for an unapproved
Clara Cowan, a representa-
tive of Seaside and president
of the Ponte Vedra Beaches
Coalition, echoed Kohnke's
"We can't afford to fund the
401k's for the legal profes-
sion," Cowan said, adding
that Seaside's Board of
Directors cannot afford to
hire an attorney.
Commissioners had some
trouble distinguishing the
proposed ordinance from the
Neighborhood Bill of Rights.
The Bill of Rights requires
the county to notify regis-
tered neighborhoods of any
applications for land use or
Ansbacher said his pro-
posed ordinance is different
because it applies to construc-
tion, not land-use.
Still, commissioners wanted
more time to review the pro-
posal and see if other options
Commissioner Ron Sanchez
expressed his inclination to
deny the ordinance, and none
of the commissioners
expressed any support for it,
The move to change the
ordinance began last year,
when the county granted a
site development permit to a
commercial project within
Marsh Landing's boundaries.
The permit allowed devel-
opers to move a large pile of
dirt and fencing onto the site,
without the Marsh Landing
approving the plans for the
The disagreement has since
been settled, but Ansbacher
said the ordinance needs to be
changed to further protect
other neighborhood associa-
Miss AMERICA VISITS
Publix proposes new JB store
by LIZA MITCHELL
A super market could return
to central Jacksonville Beach if
store representatives agree to
fund a portion of road
improvements needed to miti-
gate traffic concerns on two
Publix Super Market is con-
sidering opening a new 29,160-
square-foot store on a three-
acre parcel at the southeast cor-
ner of 5th Street South and
Beach Boulevard at the site of
the former McCormick proper-
Craig Buchanan, president of
WestCrest Development Inc.,
said in a letter to Planning and
Development Director Steve
Lindorff that he anticipates the
Publix project will be complete
and open by June 2008.
The project would also uti-
lize the existing 4,714-square-
foot Aamco Transmission prop-
erty, and the Bella Vista Del
Mar Sales Center in the former
Haden Ham location, accord-
ing to plans filed with the city.
The project would consist of
a 29,160-square-foot Publix
Super Market with approxi-
mately 4,870-square-feet of
ancillary retail space for a total
of a 34,030-square-foot shop-
ping center development.
A road capacity analysis was
recently completed by the
city's traffic engineer. The
developer will reimburse the
city for the cost of the study.
The study identified failing
levels of service in the p.m.
peak hour traffic on the por-
tion of Beach Boulevard from
the Intracoastal Waterway east
to Penman Road.
It states that the deficiency
will be alleviated once the
widening of Beach Boulevard
and the realignment of
Penman Road is complete.
"The developer of the pro-
posed shopping center could
potentially help to finance
these, or other, improve-
ments," engineers concluded.
In addition, potential
improvements at 3rd Street
and Beach Boulevard could
help facilitate pedestrian access
to the store, the report said.
"Pedestrian movements are
currently hindered in this area
due to the fact that the inter-
section of AlA and Beach
Boulevard is operating at near
capacity," the study said.
"Pedestrian improvements at
this intersection or at the inter-
section of 3rd Street and 2nd
Avenue South would help to
[create] a more pedestrian-
Engineers advised that a
study be conducted to deter-
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agreement The proposed Pub
with the Beach Boulevard.
city to fund a portion of the
An ordinance requires devel-
opers to contribute a "fair
share" toward transportation
improvements before building.
Mann said the
Comprehensive Land Use
Designation was amended sev-
eral years ago to change the
property from industrial to
Publix officials must submit
an application for Planned
Unit Development rezoning
before the city can hear a
request for right of way aban-
, donment of an existing unde-
veloped alley in the middle of a
parcel, Mann said.
Closing the alleyway will not
have an impact on traffic and
the project will not require any
of the surrounding streets to be
closed to through traffic, Mann
The city's planing staff has
issued a preliminary recom-
mendation of approval to
abandon the alley.
Miss America 2003 Erika Harold is about to crown student Spencer Murphy as "Mr. America" while
speaking to students from St. Paul's Catholic School Friday. Harold spoke to 6th, 7th and 8th
graders about refraining from premarital sex, drugs and violence, which is the message of Project
SOS, a non-profit organization committed to helping youth make the "best.choices." The program,
which sponsored Miss America's visit, seeks to provide parents with educational resources to help
them reduce high risk behavior in their children.
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One possible site is the former home to the Neptune
Beach Movie.Theateg at Atlantic Boulevard, lust west of
The 'tIV= location is a shopping center at
Be"ic BoiUev and.South Penman Road.
A new site for the Jacksonville Beach post office is
needed because. the cuarent facility is in leased space at
7th AVepe, td the lease expires in a couple of
years, % tha l imonewaI likely.
We.iiteasbteaiAetb see the post office plan to keep the
J.ifacilhty on this side of the Intracoastal
W e^.(heikedc.6e been suggested that moving the
facility' ofe RacJh would be pursued for economic sav-
Both of.the-proposed sites are viable, according to
k's worth oting, flough, that the Neptune Beach site
would be very close to the current Atlantic Beach Post
Office on- MaypOt-Road. A shopping center site in
Jacksov ill ie iWbuld keep the facility more centrally
located- for ti-o who currently use the lacksonville
S Beach Post Offic.
cO cJntp tant for postal customers.
S ',. b ig p91Lected over the next
~~i.t postal regulations.
s:"'t.e- proposed locations should be
dl:re,~,i: ce-Ptesident of Facilities, at 1735 North
Brown Road Suite 200, Lawrenceville, Ga. 30043-8153.
J .id.t4-UBwth has unore residents and more busi-
ft.er .Beach cities. It makes sense that it
_wo q.. .t.-hore to a post office as the facili-
ty t Isa o t o the community.
Off endO b' co issioner's words
,To the It is clear Mr. Rich does no
As arEteom- -understand anything about
mander, found public safety and is not stable
.Commisss .hlteh: com- enough to lead St. John
ments- insutna4 di;sgrace.- County public safety.
ful. :He should resign his posi
Rich said:.eswpuld shoot tion immediately. If he doe
*the police: office at not, voters should remember
Columblne, :- ip "waited-; for his comments, which are hi
-the SWAT' TI eopea Pmk- true beliefs and vote him out
ing entry --at- flre fight- Apology not accepted!!!!!
ers need to.-act,wtithout any
regard foW tfteif own safety. John McKeown
.Basically, calling all emer- Jacksonville Beac
agency personnel; cowards.
Localgovrnment should stick to
the baslcs and not try to provide
Solti to: affordable housing
To the editor grew up in. But I DO KNOWA
: Today I sit at home reading what the job of local govern
the nice tltti: ltgter My fine ment is: Fix Pot Holes in the
city puts.8:out-.vih y.utility. Street, Make sure my trash
bilt and J-=amiJst spit my gets picked up, pay our police
drink. While I sympathize for and firemen competitive
those who can't-afford.to live wages to keep them front
in Atlantic..]Q i i, NOT coming here just to get some
the job 'rofU.- .h .cal OJT and heading off to JSO!
Goverihii.e t 1 *-4i'ke Keep my water and sewe
Affordable Housi.g, ;.ut I flowing and not backing up
guess that is what he and the in my house or over flowing
counsel were trying to do into Sherman Creek
when they .,were retficttig Maintain the parks in a nic
property oa ~ and clean manner. Outside o
S.5pt. A .:that, keep out of the Medi,
Force, go' ot a f4 eit Spotlight!
in the Retail sales force and
worked to make enough Eddie Hilliard
money to be able to, afford to Atlantic Bead
live in the wonderful. city J
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Editor, Ponre dra Leader
Goal of fame is misplaced
'll wear a blond shag hair-
cut, a leisure suit and sing a
syrupy Barry Manilow tune.
If that doesn't get me onto
'American Idol,' Simon Cowell
can eat his own head."
"Ah, yes, you sum up
America's fascination with fame
and celebrity. Both are explored
in 'Fame Junkies,' an interesting
new book by Jake Halpern.
"Did you know that more
people watch 'American Idol'
than all three major network
evening news shows com-
"It's no wonder. Things
haven't been as compelling
since Rather left the air."
"Did you know, according to a
study by Harvard University
and the Kaiser Family
Foundation, that 31 percent of
teens are' convinced they'll be
famous? They believe they're
entitled to fame -- that it will
solve all their problems."
"It'll solve my problems. The
waitress at the diner will finally
go out with me."
"Halpern interviewed 653
middle-school students in
Rochester, N.Y. \When he asked
them if they'd rather be a,-. pr-
sonal assistant to a celebrity, a
corporate CEO, an Ivy League
president, a Navy SEAL or a U.S.
senator, 43.4 percent of girls
chose 'celebrity assistant.'"
"I'd rather do chores for a
celebrity than be a senator.
Though I have to admit rubbing
cream on Rosie O'Donnell's
bunions would get a little old."
"When given the option of
becoming famous, beautiful,
stronger or smarter, boys chose
fame almost as often as intelli-
gence. Girls chose fame even
"That isn't a fair question.
Fame has nothing to do with
intelligence. Isn't that made
clear every time Hollywood
actors open their yaps?"
"Our longing for fame is a
recent phenomenon. Consider:
In 1963, according to Gallup,
Americans most admired
Lyndon Johnson, Winston
Churchill and Martin Luther
King Jr. In 2005, Bono and
Donald Trump topped the list."
"Halpem told me there are
two types of kids who long for
fame most the spoiled ope.s
whose parents taught them
they were the center of the uni-
verse, and kids who were under-
appreciated by their parents."
"Talk about under-appreciat-
ed. My mother used to hang a
Budweiser around my neck so
the old man would read to me."
"The longing also correlates to
the self-esteem movement of
the 1970s. By praising every-
thing children did, adults
unwittingly created teens and
young adults who can't take
criticism and who demand the
praise they think fame will
"Ah, the good old days. When
we played kickball, we weren't
permitted to compete, and
everybody got a trophy!"
"The result is that we've creat-
ed a society of young narcissists.
Five psychologists just released
an interesting study. It found
that today's college kids are
more narcissistic than previous
generations. Narcissists tend to
lack empathy. They're con-
. sumed with self-love. They
crave fame because they want
the adulation of millions."
"I don't need to be adored by
millions. But a few hundred
thousand would be nice."
"Freud had a term for what is
going on: wishful thinking.
We've created a generation of
kids who are lost in a fantasy
world. They see themselves as
they'd like to be, rather than as
they really are. You have to
wonder what happens when
people who crave fame fail to
achieve it or when people who
achieve it realize it doesn't solve
their problems and ends up cre-
ating even more.
"It makes me realize how
lucky I was to grow up as I did.
,\Ve had only three television
channels -- no celebrity shows
were on. And I was part of a big
family. We had to learn how to
share and laugh and be consid-
erate. Narcissistic behavior
would have gotten us ground
"Look, as delightful as this dis-
cussion is, you still haven't
answered my question. You
think the blond shag haircut,
leisure suit and a syrupy Barry
Manilow tune will get me to the
"Why not. It worked for Barry
Commission should say no to Selva Marina's request
Don't like the way you are
being treated? "Suck it up" resi-
dents of Atlantic Beach! In the
midst of a thriving Atlantic
Beach community, a failing
business, Selva Marina Country
Club (SMCC), has been allowed
to assault the character of
Atlantic Beach with the sanc-
tion of the Community
Development Board. "Suck it
up!" is what the Chairman of
the Community Development
Board, Sam Jacobson, stated as
his position on SMCC's request
to build over 100 homes on 27
acres of land. Too bad for those
of you opposed to building
PUDs in the middle of Atlantic
Beach; "Suck it up". Thanks for
your carefully thought out rem-
edy, Mr. Chairman.
The land where SMCC stands
was given to them as a gift, a
gift to the entire community. It
was not a gift to a select few
who would butcher it after they
failed to properly manage their
club. Now, as a result of poor
club management they are sell-
ing out our community to serve
their own purpose which is not
that of the Atlantic Beach com-
Unless the Commissioners
and Mayor of Atlantic Beach
stop SMCC, residents should
prepare for more pollution (car,
noise and chemical) and chron-
ic health problems. Sadly, we
will see a loss of the communi-
ty character of Atlantic Beach in
the immediate future. This
change includes a road cutting
right through the golf course to
connect Mayport Road to Selva
Neptune Beach lost their
fight against Wal-Mart because
Wal-Mart made their applica-
tion days before Neptune Beach
got a law on the books to pre-
vent big box stores. Now is the
time for Atlantic Beach to
decide what their future is
going to be. Atlantic Beach has
the opportunity to prevent a
change by simply saying "no."
"No, SMCC", we are not going
to allow you to disrupt our
lifestyle and pollute our com-
munity because of your inabili-
ty to manage your business!
Mr. Mayor and City commis-
sioners, say "no" to SMCC or
else the citizens of Atlantic
Beach will have to "suck it up"
and have 200 plus cars driving
down Seminole Road. to Wal-
Mart every weekend.
Greed overwhelms the best interests of community
To the editor:
This is a sad time for Neptune
Beach and the people who care
about this community. We
thought we could make a differ-
ence. That our opinions really
mattered. That we would be
heard. And we would prevail
and be able to keep Wal-Mart
out of Neptune Beach.
We were hopeful and opti-
mistic even when we heard
from the beginning of all this -
a year ago that one person
from the city council, Eric
Pardee, said that he "loves"
Wal-Mart and welcomes them
to our community.
Even then, when we realized
his concerns were not about the
negative effect Wal-Mart would
have on Neptune Beach, we still
worked toward our goal of pro-
tecting our neighborhood. We
thought we had a chance when
there was arbitration. So much
for that. Well, it isn't an old
Jimmy Stewart movie folks,
where it all works out in the
best interest of the community.
This is our own reality show -
where greed and the best inter-
est of the developers prevail
over the best interest of our
in fast lane
Have a slightly younger
cousin named Jay, who
shares my passion for driv-
ing like no one else in my fam-
ily. We are both truly car guys.
This past weekend Jay invit-
ed my wife, Dianne, and me to
see his new place and, more
important, his garage.
Jay flipped the lights on a
show room perfect 1963
Porsche' 356! Sure this is all
fun and games until someone's
jaw drops to the floor and shat-
ters or worst yet, my eyes pop
out of my head. Quick glance
in one of the Porsche's twin
rear view mirrors assured me I
still had a face. I murmured
"Nice ride Jay!"
"Thanks Hoyle, if it's not
raining, we'll take it out in the
morning for a spin! She runs
like a top, but the speedometer
sticks every now and then.
The car's very solid!"
What a great night sleep I
had that night. In the morn-
ing after breakfast Jay kind of
shook his head, stood up and
smiled, "OK Hoyle, I can take a
hint, let me get my Porsche
I tried to look shocked,
"Hint, what kind of hint?"
Jay picked up his keys and
chuckled, "I doubt you usually
eat breakfast wearing a wool
English driving cap! I must
admit, the matching scarf is a
Did. you know that in
Georgia cars made before 1964
aren't required to have seat-'
belts? This beautiful 356 S
missed "click it Or ticket" by
one year. Jay drove the vehicle
with precision through the
traffic in Atlanta's affluent
North East Marietta suburb.
With every quick gear change
and down shift I was reminded
of the exotic cars in the 60s
James Bond movies. I seemed
to hear the faint sound of the
heavy 007 guitar riffs. I
glanced over at a limo with
dark tinted windows, was it Dr.
No? Maybe it's Gold Finger? I
thought "step on it James, I
Suddenly I heard "Hoyle,
I looked over at Jay, "Sorry to
raise my voice Hoyle, you must
have been in deep thought.
I'm pulling over and let you
drive us back to my place!"
Trying to wipe the grin off
my face, I drove the sleek old
Porsche through the increasing
Saturday morning traffic. This
was my chance to pilot a true
driver's car. Everyone who saw
me would be envious. Out
there lurks cars filled with
green eyed monsters. My grin
got wider as I .glanced at the
speedometer. Hey, 50 miles per
hour, that's a little over the 45
speed limit but I'm a man with
"Hey Grandpa, move over!"
HONK HONK!! Beep Beep!
"What do you think this is, a
Red faced, I glanced at my
cousin, "Grandpa, parade, I'm
going 5 miles over the speed
Jay reached over and tapped
on the speedometer, "Oh darn,
it was stuck on 50. Look you
were going 30 miles per hour!"
HONK HONK "Here's my
street Hoyle, hang a left, we're
almost back to my place!"
After I pulled up in the
garage, I got out of the car and
did a "Steve Spurrier visor hat'"
throw down with my wool
English driving cap! I was out
of the car guy club! My wife
came running out,
"Something's wrong Hoyle!
Did you get a speeding ticket?"
Jay was doubled over laugh-
ing, "He might have if he'd
been in a school zone!"
March 9, 2007
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A resident of' Sand Isles
Circle in South Ponte Vedra
reported Monday that he
believes someone may have
poisoned his dog after the dog
got sick and a veterinarian
told the owner the dog was
showing signs of poisoning.
The man said he later found a
dead rat and rat poisoning in
some shrubs on the block.
A business reported
Monday that a former
employee was using the com-
pany's credit card to withdraw
more than $25,000 from the
company's bank account and
making payments on the'
credit card bill using the com-
pany's bank account, accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim was advised to collect all
the documents necessary.
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 6 in the
400 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. The victim told
police that between 7:30 p.m.
and 8:30 p.m. someone
jumped on her 2000 BMW,
causing a large dent in the
hood. The victim observed
the subjects' skateboard in the
parking lot, but they were
gone when she returned to
her vehicle, according to the
Burglary was reported on
March 2 in the 1300 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report. A mainte-
nance manager discovered
that a door was open. He had
checked all the doors earlier
and they were secure. The
manager also reported
approximately $3,000 worth
of copper wire stolen from the
electrical panels, according to
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 4 in the
200 block of Cedar Street,
according to a police report.
The victim told police that an
unknown person broke the
rear window of his vehicle.
The total damage was approx-
imately $500, according to
Criminal mischief was
reported on March 4 in the
1900 block of Secluded
Woods Lane, according to a
police report. The suspect
punched two dents in the
right and left quarter panels
of the victim's Mustang. The
suspect is a friend of the vic-
tim and agreed to help pay for
the damages, which were
approximately $850, accord-
ing to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 1900 block of
Brista Del Mar Circle, accord-
ing to a police report. A sus-
pect broke into the victim's
vehicle and stole a brief case,
according to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 300 block of
11th Street, according to a
police report. The door to the
victim's vehicle was open.
When the victim returned to
inspect the car, he noticed
several items missing, includ-
ing his car registration and
insurance, according to the
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 2000 block of
Vela Norte Court, according
to a police report. Both of the
victim's vehicles were rum-
maged through and a credit
card was stolen from one of
them. Both of the vehicles
were unlocked and in the
garage, which was open,
according to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 800 block of
Seminole Road, according to a
police report. The victim told
police that someone went
through her car, but the only
thing missing was the face-
plate on the radio, according
to the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 3 in the 1900 block of
Vista Del Mar Circle, accord-
ing to a police report. An
unknown person entered the
victim's car and took a dial
tire pressure gauge, a flash-
light, an XM receiver and the
owner's manual, according to
Johnnie Ell Johnson, 35,
was arrested for possession of
a controlled substance on
March 3 in the 13700 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report.
Patricia White, 44, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine on March 4 in the
1600 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. Officers
observed the driver and pas-
senger make several hand-to-
hand transactions and the tag
Police: Lock your car doors
Atlantic Beach Police Chief David Thompson is urging citi-
zens to lock their vehicle's doors.
After a series of recent car burglaries, Thompson is asking
that citizens be aware of the importance of locking vehicle
Police interviewed a man who was recently arrested, and he
told police that when he was intoxicated, he would enter vehi-
cles and steal items from them if the doors were unlocked,
according to Thompson.
"There are a lot of opportunistic people out here," Thompson
FHS mock law team
heads to state tourney
after a stop on greensli
I to raise some green
,Fletcher High School when it opened and was located on Third
Street in Neptune Beach, at the site of the current middle
staff invited to
The Beaches Museum &
History Center will celebrate
the history of Duncan U.
Fletcher the school and the
man with a series of
events lectures, exhibitions,
Opening in early March, the
Duncan U. Fletcher High
School Fine Arts Department
will exhibit its best work at
the museum from paint-
ings and photography to
ceramics and sculpture. The
museum's lobby and halls will
be full to overflowing with a
collection of young local
artists' works. This exhibi-
tion will be on display
through the end of April.
On Thursday, April 19, Dr.
Joe Knetsch, sitting historian
for the Board of Trustees of
the Internal Improvement
Trust Fund, .will offer an
entertaining presentation on
Sen. Duncan U. Fletcher and
the development of Florida.
As part of BAHS' Tracking
Florida History Lecture Series,
the event is free to the public.
Duncan U. Fletcher Middle
and Senior High schools are
named in honor of the late
On April 21 a cocktail party
with heavy hors d'oeuvres
will' be held at the Beaches
Museum & History Center for
current and former DU
Fletcher High School teachers,
students, alumni and Society
supporters. The reception is
open to all.
Historic photographs fea-
turing Duncan U. Fletcher
High School from its con-
struction through recent years
will be on display throughout
the museum. Copies of these
photographs will be available
for purchase and/or ordering
during the event.
Proceeds from ticket sales
for the April 21 event will be
used to maintain and preserve
the historic structures in
Pablo Historical Park the
Florida East Coast Section
Foreman's House (1900), the
old Mayport Depot. (1900)
and the Pablo Beach Post
Office (c. 1903). A tour of the
historic structures will be
offered during the evening's
Tickets for the cocktail
party are $50 per person.
Tickets can be reserved by
calling the Beaches Museum
& History Center at 241-5657.
Tickets are also available at
Shore Things, 725 Atlantic
Boulevard in Atlantic Beach
(near the Atlantic Beach
Theater) and from any BAHS
"We think the community
will be excited about our
Duncan U. Fletcher program
in April," said Maxwell
Dickinson, President of the
Beaches Area Historical
Society. "Everyone should
reserve tickets early to avoid
missing out on this rare
opportunity to bask in
Duncan U. Fletcher history
and enjoy the warmth of fel-
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Foursomes are needed
Monday at Ponte Vedra Golf &
Country Club [formerly Oak
Bridge] to support the Fletcher
High mock trial team's trip to
the state tournament.
The First Annual Friends of
Fletcher Law Golf Tournament
is a captain's choice format with
a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The
cost is $75 for an individual;
$300 per foursome; $425 per
foursome with sponsor and
$200 for corporate sponsor. All
proceeds benefit the mock trial
team's trip to the state tourna-
ment in Orlando March 28 to
"We've had tremendous suc-
cess with the mock trial team,"
said Ed Lange, Fletcher Law
instructor who led the team to
the state title and 10th in the
nation in 1997 and the top four
in the state six times since
"We are self sufficient. The
school board gives us nothing
and the money just isn't coming
in from the attorneys like it used
to. We used to get 40 attorneys
to give us $100 and that would
cover the expenses but
it's getting increasingly more
difficult every year to get that."
Lange said the team needs
between $4,000 and $5,000 to
cover hotel, rental van, and
food. Lange, also the Fletcher
boys head golf coach, decided to
host a golf tournament to raise
money for the trip.
Fletcher has represented
Duval County in the fourth dis-
trict circuit every year but two
since Lange started taking teams
in 1991. Lange estimated about
150 students in the Fletcher
Law mock trial program have
gone on to law school.
This year's Fletcher team is
Josh Byatt, Major Forbess, Brian
Wallace, Thomas Blanchard,
Kendra Merta, Julie Dias, Sydney
Hanson and Mandy Russo.
Every year students perform a
two-hour criminal or civil trial.
This years Senators will be
doing a civil trial about a stu-
dent's use of the computer and
the violation of first amend-
ment rights and freedom of
"The experience is wonderful
for these kids," Lange said.
Ponte Vedra Golf & Country
Club will be closed except for
players in the tournament. The
cost includes golf fees, golf cart,
range balls, lunch and prizes. All
donations are tax deductible.
To register call Lange at
Fletcher 904-247-5905, ext. 161
or on his cell at 904-716-7349.
when he was served with the
felony warrant for sale of a
controlled substance within
1,000 feet of a church, police
Domestic battery was
reported March 7 in a wooded
area in the 3800 block of 3rd
Street S. A 40 year-old home-
less woman told police that
she was sleeping in a tent in
the woods when she awoke to
her boyfriend, also a tran-
sient, hitting her. She was
transported to the hospital for
treatment. She sustained
injuries to her ribs.
was not registered to the vehi-
cle. An officer conducted a
traffic stop and the driver
gave consent to search the
vehicle. The officer found a
plastic bags with crack
cocaine and powder cocaine,
according to the report.
John E. Wade, 37, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine on March 4 in the
1600 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
Burglary to a business was
reported March 7 in the 1300
block of 15th Avenue North.
Two handguns with a com-
bined value of $720 were
stolen. One gun was in an
unlocked safe and the other
was located in a case in a clos-
A 23-year-old Atlantic
Beach man was arrested
March 7 and charged with
misdemeanors of carrying a
concealed weapon and loiter-
ing and prowling at a dry
cleaning business in the 1200
block of Penman Road South.
The man was seen three times
at the store. Employees told
police he first approached
asking for money. He was
later seen staring at female
employees through the win-
dow and was spotted standing
near their cars. Police ques-
tioned the man who denied
being at the business. He was
carrying a piece of screen with
a nail bent through that he
said was "his weapon," police
said. The report also noted
that the man had $19 in cash
in his pocket.
Walden Caine, 21, of
Jacksonville was arrested
March 7 and charged with
possession and sale of a con-
trolled substance in the 300
block Bay Street E., according
to a police report. Caine was
in court on unrelated charges
"Stay out of trouble.. but
if you don't, call me.
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Chefs open business to prep meals and deliver
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
A week's worth of gourmet
meals prepared by a personal
chef and delivered to your home
is being offered by a new busi-
Rachel and Michael Deremer
started Dinner's On Me for
working parents, busy profes-
sionals and those who don't
want to prepare meals every
"First we meet with our clients
to discuss menu options, likes
and dislikes or if there are any
food allergies or special diets to
consider," said Deremer, 25, a
graduate of Johnson & Wales
University in Denver, Colorado.
"We plan the menu, do the
grocery shopping and bring din-
ners in containers to our clients'
homes every week with direc-
tions for reheating."
The Deremers deliver meals
for the week on Mondays and
pick up the empty containers
from the previous week's meals
for use the following week.
Clients are charged a grocery
bill which varies depending
upon the menu and labor cost
per week which is estimated at
$175 for five entrees; $150 for
four entrees; $125 for three
entrees and $100 for two
"It's so nice not to have to
cook or even think about it
every night. It's great, it's
healthy and it's easy,." said
Jennifer Pobst, a mother of three
-who works part-time for a local
Sample menus include spiced
Rachel and Michael Deremer deliver food to a resident.
flank steak flame grilled with a
spicy peach bourbon pan sauce;
fresh spinach salad with sliced
red onion, bleu cheese and can-
died pecans; and lemon tart
with fresh raspberry sauce.
Deremer said they draw upon
years of working in various
kitchens for their inspiration
and also come up with ideas
from cooking magazines, restau-
rants and TV Food Network.
"We spend most of our down-
time cooking and entertaining
friends so we figured why not
make this our career and share
our talents and passions with
others," said Michael, 28, whose
cooking experience includes
working in restaurants such as
House of Blues Mandalay Bay in
Las Vegas, Bistro Aix in
Jacksonville and Mars
Country Club in Pon
The couple met wh:
at a fine dining club
Colo. and decided t
Jacksonville for the
the summer of 2004.
ried a year and a hal
started their catering
include personal che
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Beaches and Ponte Ve
"I didn't invent
Deremer said. "I was
the career services .
at Johnson & Wales a
have people call all th
ask for personal chef:
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wanted to start it bac
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Trolley will not start this summer; funds lacking
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
A trolley service that is proposed to run
from South Jacksonville Beach to Atlantic
Boulevard is still in the works, according
to Jacksonville City Councilor Art
The trolley service, which Graham pro-
posed, is "still alive" but will not go into
effect this year. He told members at a
Beaches Watch meeting Wednesday .that
he is still trying to work out funding,
which would be private for at least the first
"After two years, this thing is either
NB discusses setback
changes for Wal-Mart
The city of Neptune Beach will hold a special meeting
Photo by STAFF Monday to discuss an ordinance to change some front
yard setbacks in keeping with a clause of the pro-
posed Wal-Mart settlement agreement.
sh Landing The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at city hall, 116
te Vedra. First St.
ile working The ordinance change would eliminate the required
in Denver, 50-foot maximum front yard setback for properties with-
o move to in the commercial zoning district.
climate in It is one of the requirements of the proposed Wal-Mart
They mar- settlement agreement, which the council voted to accept
If later and Feb. 26.
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Local works for better weather information
:: by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
A University of North Florida professor and a
'team of experts used both calculus and physics to
,implement a model that helps predict local weath-
Dr. Patrick Welsh, executive director of the
Advanced Weather Information Systems Lab "at:
:UNF and a West Beaches resident, helped establish
the Florida Coastal Storms program. He explained
.that he primarily involved in the operation of a
computerized model that helps predict weather
The program was first established in Florida and
scientists used the St. Johns River basin as the
focal area for a series of nine projects which were
initiated with the guideline of helping communi-
ties respond to storms, according to Welsh.
The goal of the program, he said, is to "assist
coastal communities to mitigate the impact of
storms by developing new tools, data, informa-
tion, forecast models and training."
. The computerized model is a "calculus-based
numerical representation of the atmosphere,"
according to Welsh.
Welsh said he was "convinced from the begin-
ning this was the kind of thing we needed in
Florida to get better forecasts."
The program and this model will help coastal
communities better prepare for storms, he said.
"Data isn't glamorous, buit is absolutely crucial
to the problem of coastal storms," Welsh said.
Pat Welsh is in his office, surrounded by weather maps and other forecasting
The Rosane R. Hartwell
Women's Center of Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville is offering a
luncheon, workshop and
!book signing event featuring
Atlantic Beach resident
Woody Winfree, author of "I
:Am Beautiful." Winfree's pro-
gram, part of the College's
celebration of Women's
:History Month, takes place
March 30, from 11:30 a.m.tc
3 p.m. at the FCCJ Deerwood
.Center, 9911 Old
Admission is $35, of which
$10 goes directly to scholar-
ships for women enrolled in
the Women's Center
Reservations are required and
may be made by calling 904-
'633-8292 or by visiting
and printing, a reservation
form. All reservations or can-
cellations must be made by 2
1 p.m. on. March 27. Winfree's
i second book, "We Are
t Beautiful," about teen girls'
exploration of beauty, will be
I released soon.
t Coldwell Banker Walter
I Williams Realty, Inc.
- announced its top listing and
s selling agents from the Ponte
s Vedra office for February. Top
a Lister was Jennifer Doyle
) and top sales was Jacquelyn
Paul Bosland, Chris Ball,
i Lisa Epstein and Kurt Mori,
- MD, have joined the Board of
1 Trustees of Baptist Health
r Foundation. The board is
. comprised of community vol-
I unteers who are dedicated to
* the mission of Baptist Health
Foundation, which was
I founded in 1985 to support
current and future communi-
- ty health care needs through
philanthropy and fundrais-
ing. In 2005, Epstein and her
husband Barry gave a gift that
helped name the
Wilson/Epstein Center for
Diagnostic and Rehabilitation
Services at Baptist Medical
Center Beaches (Baptist
Beaches). The Epsteins are
Ponte Vedra Beach residents.
Mrs. Epstein serves as 2007
co-chair of the American
Lung Association's Oxygen
Ball and serves on the organ-
izing committee for Splash, a
Baptist Beaches fundraiser.
h a s
res 6 rtg.
Coffey is a member of Les
Clefs d'Or, an international
association that recognizes
professional concierges and is
the highest honor a concierge
can receive. Currently there
are only 450 Les Clefs d'Or
concierges with the United
States, Canada and Mexico.
From dinner reservations to
meeting planning, Coffey will
manage all guest requests and
queries. Most recently,She
served as Chef Concierge at
The Casa Monica Hotel in St.
Augustine. 'Coffey has previ-
ously held concierge posi-
tions at the Ritz Carlton
Naples, Marco Island Marriott
as well as JW Marriott in
Atlanta and Orlando. Coffey
is a graduate of the University
of Wisconsin at Madison.
Coffey resides in Ponte Vedra
Beach with her family.
going to get a life of its own or it's going to
die," he said.
The trolley, as currently proposed,
would run Friday through Sunday
evenings and nights. Although there is no
plan for it to run on First Street, it is some-
thing that could be considered, he said.
Graham is currently looking for a spon-
sor to help fund a portion of the project,
which will cost approximately $480,000
"You also have the potential of kids rid-
ing this," he said, explaining that the serv-
ice could benefit a variety of members in
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
BEAM expands to handle growing needs
by LIZA MITCHELL
A Beaches outreach organi-
zation is expanding its offices
to better serve its growing
The Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry (BEAM)
will take over city-owned
space formerly occupied by
the First Coast Family
Services in the Community
Services Center located at the
corner of 9th Street and 6th
Funding cuts forced former
tenants First Coast Family
Services to find another loca-
tion, City Manager George
Forbes said. The group noti-
fied the city that it was termi-
nating the lease last October.
BEAM will lease the 775-
square-foot space for five
years with an option to
extend the lease on a yearly
The cost is $,9.73 per square
foot for a total of $7,540.75
per year with an annual
increase of four percent.
Established in 1985, BEAM
currently leases four suites in
the building to provide short
term assistance to families in
The not-for-profit group
assists with financial needs
including rent, utilities and
prescriptions and relies on
donations to supply food,
clothing, gas, diapers and
personal care items.
Forbes said the city pur-
chased the building several
years ago with Community
Development Block Grant
"Jacksonville Beach is one
of the few cities that owns
property to use to strictly
provide services to low and
moderate income citizens,"
he said. "It's a great thing I
think we do for the commu-
Councilman Rick Knight
said he supports the move
and praises BEAM for its com-
"I think the world of them.
They do good work," he said.
"They've got a set of rules
and they live by that set of
Mark William Weden, 54,
died March 5, 2007 after a year-
and-a-half battle with
esophageal cancer. He was
born Aug. 13, 1952 in
Weden graduated from
Youngstown State University
in 1975, followed by a 30-year
career in the brass water pipe
industry. He served as district
sales manager for Star Pipe
Products of Houston, Tex. and
was a member of the American
Water Works Association.
Weden was a resident of
Ponte Vedra Beach for 18 years
and a member of Sawgrass.
Weden leaves behind his
wife of 31 years, Jane; his par-
ents, William and Charlotte
Weden of Poland, Ohio; his sis-
ter and brother-in-law, Cindy
and Steve Reich of Ambler, Pa.;
his brother and sister-in-law,
Kent and Teresa Weden of
Loveland, Ohio; his in-laws,
Bill and Marilyn McGuckin of
Hartville, Ohio; his sister-in-
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uncles, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. Monday at tli
Sawgrass Beach Club Pavilion.
The family would like fp
extend thanks to the nurses
and staff of Community
Hospice for their care and sup-
port. In lieu of flowers, dona-
tions may be made to
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL 32257 or the American
Cancer Society, 2850 Isabella
Blvd.-Ste. 20, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250.
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Street Sleep Event
: College-age students are
:invited to a Street Sleep Event
*today from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. at
:Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
:Church to raise funds and
awareness of the orphan chil-
:dren crisis in Haiti. Lespwa
Worldwide is holding the
;event at the church at 4510
:Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Vedra. Contact the church
office at 285-8225 for details.
Center Open House
Ganeinu, Chabad's Early
:Center, will hold an Open
.House for interested parents at
,7 p.m. on Wednesday, March
:14 at the Southeast Branch of
the Jacksonville Public Library.
'For information visit
vwww.Ganeinu.com or call
,Chabad @ the Beaches at 285-
1588. The library address is
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd. in
- 15-Minute Miracle
Rev. Marleen Davis of Unity
Church of Jacksonville will
facilitate a class titled "The 15-
Minute Miracle" at 7:30 p.m.
bn Wednesday. The class will
be held at the Ribault Garden
Club at 705 2nd Ave. N. in
Jacksonville Beach. Books for
the class are available at the
Unity Bookstore; call 355-5100
Bagel & Breakfast
Beth El the Beaches
Synagogue will host a Bagel &
Breakfast Program at 9:30 a.m.
pn Sunday, March 18. The lec-
tire topic will be "Community
-iospice Overvew: What is End
of Life Care?"
I; Beth El is at 288. N. Roscoe
blvd. in Ponte Vedra; call 273-
P100 for information.
Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church will have a
Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. on Sunday, March 18.
The Bloodmobile will be
parked in the Prosperity Bank
parking lot at 625 A1A N in
Ponte Vedra. For information
call the church office at 280-
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
will host the Wind Ensemble
from Concordia University in
concert at 7:30 p.m. on
Monday, March 12. The 42-
member band will perform a
variety of music including
pieces commissioned for the
The concert will be held in
the church sanctuary at 1423
Eighth Avenue N. in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
5418 for information.
Emory Campbell will be the
guest speaker at 7 p.m. on
Wednesday for the Spirituality
through Storytelling Series at
Christ Episcopal Church. His
topic will be "The Gullah
People and Heritage."
The community is welcome
to attend the free event. The
church address is 400 San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra; for
information call 285-6127.
Lenten Quiet Day
The Order of the Daughters
of the King at St. Paul's by the
Sea Episcopal Church will
have a Lenten Quiet Day from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 17.
The Rev. Marty Pfab will lead
the meditations. Breakfast will
be at 8:30 a.m. For informa-
tion call 249-4091; the church
address is 465 11lth Ave. N.
The following are church-related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church membership is not required:
*New Life Christian Fellowship, 2701 Hodges Blvd.,
Jacksonville has monthly Single Adult Ministry meetings.
On March 17, there will be social at the Barracudas Hockey
Game at the Veteran's Memorial Arena. Contact Claudia at
223-6000 for information and reservations or visit
www.nlcf.org. Childcare is provided for some events.
*Beach United Methodist Church has Monday Night Alive
for singles at 7 p.m. on Monday nights and Singles Coffee -
House 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. For information visit
www.beachumc.org or call 249-2343. BUMC is located at
325 7th Ave. N.
eBeaches Chapel Church, 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune
Beach. Singles over age 33 meet the last Saturday of the
month at 7 p.m. at the church. 241-4211.
*Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Vedra, offers a singles ministry called Solo Flight. For infor-
mation contact the church office at 285-6127.
*Christ the Redeemer Church, 190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach. Weekly Bible study and monthly social event
such as square.
Men's group meetings
*Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall. The church address is
4140 Hodges Blvd. For information call 223-6922.
*The men's group from Calvary Anglican Church meets at
6 a.m. Friday at Denny's Restaurant, on Atlantic Blvd. For
information call the church office at 241-9400
*A men's Bible study is held at 7 a.m. Monday at Ponte
Vedra United Methodist Church, 35 Executive Way, Ponte
*Palms Presbyterian men's Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education Building.
*Community Presbyterian Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has Wednesday morning prayer breakfasts for
men at 7 a.m.
*St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church has a Men's Prayer
Group and Bible Study which meets on the first and third
Saturday of the month at 8 a.m. in Stormes Hall. The men's
group also participates in outreach efforts. All are welcome
to attend. The address is 465 11th Ave. N. in Jacksonville
*Sunrise Community Church offers Men's Study Groups at
6 :15 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Contact the church
office at 249-3030 for information; the church address is
298 Aquatic Drive in Atlantic Beach dancing for ages 30 and
*Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Bible study group at 11 a.m.
Sunday and occasional other activities for singles ages 30
Handwriting Expert Richard
Orsini will be the guest speak-
er at the Senior Connection
meeting at the Cultural Center
at Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
today. There will also be an
Art Show and Sale. The church
address is 545 A1A N. in Ponte
Vedra; information about sen-
ior activities can be found at
Adult Forum Topics
Topics for upcoming Adult
Forum meetings at St. Paul's
by the Sea Episcopal Church
are the following: on Sunday
Tom Larson of the Sierra Club
will speak on. global warming;
on March 18 Harley Henry
will speak on Welcoming
Hospitality; and on March 25
Rev. Penny and Rev. Marty
Pfab will speak on Native
Adult Forums are held at
8:45 a.m. on Sundays in
Stormes Hall on the church
campus at Fifth Street and
Eleventh Avenue North in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
Lenten Bible Study
Lord of Life Lutheran
Church will have a Lenten
Bible Study "Renewed Passion"
based on "The Passion of the
Christ" at 6:30 p.m on
Wednesday, March 28.
There will be a Soup and
Bread meal at 6 p.m. before
the Bible study each week.
The church address is 276 N.
Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte Vedra;
call 285-5347 for information.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
Sunday 7:45, 9 00, 11 00 AM 5 30 PM Holy Eucharist
10:15 AM Christian Formation, Saturday Holy Eucharist 5 30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist- 7:00AM. 11 00AM, 6 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel 6 p m except Wed
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services
CHRIST CHURCH SAN PABLQ
20)2 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, 221-47 "
Sunday 9AM Worship, 10 15 AM Christian Formation
For event information visit www christepiscopalchurch org
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
4 .HOLY TRINITY
,V ANGLICAN CHURCH
" r (A TraditionalAnglican Church)
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
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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
9:30 a.m. Contemporary*
11:00 a.m. Traditional*
*Kids Worship provided
Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor
35 Executive Way, PVB
Across AIA from Rawlings School
Behind Prosperity Bank
"Connecting the Unconnected"
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1050 Highway A1A 285-4288.
Sunday School 9:00am
ANGLICAN 9 :. *.
Worship Service Eucharist
Services held at:
First Christian Church
at the Beaches
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.)
Dial A Prayer 355-7044
Church of the Daily Word
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Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.
Nursery at all services
All ages 9:40 a.m.
3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beadc
Ph: 904-246-6427 www.paimschurch.org
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SMISSOURI SYNOD -
1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
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LUTHERANCHURCH(ELCA) IN-THE-FIELD St*aChury t he e 1 d e s Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
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S1801 Beach Blvd. POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE J Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575 Sny73R& 01R g1 -Nursery Provided-
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER 895 Palm Valley Road IHlyEelrW n a 7igious-NrserPr
Sunday Worship Ponte Vedra, FL* 543-0112 ServicesCHRIST
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A Southern Baptist Church 6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy. -_ : Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired
St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church will host "Souper
Suppers" at 6 p.m. followed by
a Lenten worship service at 7
p.m. every Wednesday during
Lent. Sign up in the church
narthex to bring a pot of soup.
For information call 249-
4575; the church address is
1801 Beach Blvd.
Anglican Beaches Church
offers Bible Study from 6 to 7
p.m. on Wednesdays. The
study will focus on the histori-
cal context and modern day
application of Holy Scripture.
For information and direc-
tions, call 249-3034 or visit
Community Bible Study is
being held on Fridays from.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Christ
the Redeemer Church. The
study will begin with the
series "God's Amazing Book."
Registration is $20 and infor-
mation is available from Mrs.
Murray Trotta at 249-0185 or
Christ the Redeemer Church
is at 190 S. Roscoe Blvd. in
Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to
11- a.m, a group meets at the
Winston Family YMCA to pray
for school, media, families,
and church. The YMCA is on
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-0267.
See RELIGION BRIEFS A-9
March 9, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Continued from A-8
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at
6:30 p.m. in the fellowship
hall of Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. The program empha-
sizes that through worship
and same-gender small groups,
people can work on personal
struggles such as eating disor-
ders, alcohol/drug abuse, and
codependency. The evenings
begin with dinner. Call 249-
Retreats at Marywood
Retreats and events are
planned at the Marywood
Center for Spirituality in the
Switzerland area of NW St.
Johns County at 1715-5 State
Road 13. For information, call
287-2525 or tbll-free (888)-
287-253 or check www.mary-,
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for young-
*Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra, has a family din-
ner at 6 p.m. and children and
youth Bible study at 7 p.m.
*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with
EAGLE SCOUT'S GOOD DEED
Jacob Barnwell, left, is sur-
rounded by some of the 88
bags of food he collected as
part of his Eagle Project for
Troop 282. The food was
collected from Neptune
Beach residents by his entire
troop and Christ United
Methodist Church and their
neighbors. The food was
then donated to BEAM, at
right BEAM's director said
the collection provided
almost one ton of food. His
goal was 50 bags.
6 to 8 p.m. Call 280-5141.
*Neptune Baptist Church at
407 Third Street in Neptune
Beach has games, drama,
music, and topical messages
for youth from grade six
through twelve. Sixth
through eighth graders meet
at 6 p.m. and ninth through
twelfth graders meet on
Sunday evenings. Call 249-
Church has Cherub Choir at 4
p.m. and Junior Choir at 5
p.m. Senior high school stu-
dents meet at 3:30 p.m. to dis-
cuss issues at "Trash Talk." Call
249-8698 for information.
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and
prayer. The church is at 298
Aquatic Drive, Atlantic Beach.
Church at1423 8th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach has Junior
High Youth Group activities
from 6:45 to 8 p.m. The
Senior High Youth Group,
meets on Tuesdays from 7 to 8
p.m. Call 249-5418.
*Christ Episcopal Church at
Solana Road and San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra offers
dinner in the parish hall for
youth and families at 6:15
p.m. A children's art program
is held from 7 to 8 p.m.
*Church choir school to
develop musical skill and
Christian formation is offered
for age 3 through sixth grade
prior to Wednesday evening
dinner. The school is free and
is given by Dr. Timothy
McKee, Music Director of the
church. Call 2SS-612".
*!-Youths in glades six,
through 12 meet at 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. on Sundays follow-
ing Sunset at Palms in the
Youth Center/Fellowship Hall
at Palms Presbyterian Church,
3410 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 246-6427.
Dynamic Disciples (grades
K-5) meets at First Christian
Church of the Beaches from
6:30 to 7:45. Teens in Motion
Youth Group meets for special
events and trips. The church
address is 2125 Oceanfront,
Neptune Beach. Call 246-
*Family Bible Church at
4760 Palm Valley Road has
Building Blocks for children
ages 3 to 6 and Kids Club for
grades one through 5 meeting
at 7:15 p.m. Bridge Builders
for grades 6 through 12 meets
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 280-
*Kernan Blvd. Baptist
Church at 4000 Kernan Blvd.
S. has YouthAlive with Bible
Study and worship for grades
seven through 12 from from 7
to 7:45 p.m. Preschool and
children's choirs through 6th
grade meet from 7 to 7:45
p.m. Call 641-4588.
*Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach, meet 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
at various locations.
Directions to Wednesday
meetings are handed out at
247, the church's Sunday
night worship service for
youths, held 6 p.m. to 8:45
*New Beginnings Baptist
Shutch at lOS State Road
AIA- in I'inte \'edia offers Kids
K'Nextion for ages 3 to fifth
grade, Praise Band, and middle
and high school youth activi-
ties beginning at 6:30 and
7:30 p.m. Call 285-4288.
*Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church at. 35
Executive Way in Ponte Vedra
has activities for youth meet 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. Cherub and
Children's choir meet at 5:45
p.m. Youth Creative Arts
Ministry is from 5:45 to 8
p.m. Other youth activities
are held during the week; and
Junior and Senior High Youth
Group meet on Sundays from
Two Baptist churches at the Beach offer programs
to support married couples as well as divorced
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Marriage Retreat at
Neptune Baptist Church
A Marriage Weekend Retreat
will be held today and tomor-
row at Neptune Baptist Church.
Bobby and Peggy Powell, lay
ministers from Kentsville
Baptist Church in Chesapeake,
Virginia will lead the retreat.
The Powells, who have led
many marriage conferences, will
address ways to promote
"healthy and happy marriages"
based on insights from the
Bible said Tanya McAvoy,
Minister of Education and
Evangelism at Neptune Baptist.
"The divorce rate is so high
and we believe the answer is in
the Bible," she said.
Some of the topics to be cov-
ered during the retreat include
"The Good, Bad, and the Ugly of
Marriage; So This is Marriage;
True Love from God's Word, and
the Billion Dollar Solution."
The opening session of the
retreat begins at 6:30 p.m. with
hors d'oeuvres being served in
the church Fellowship Hall at
407 Third Street in Neptune
Tomorrow, the retreat begins
with a luncheon at noon and
concludes at 4 p.m.
The retreat is open to the
community. The cost is $15 per
person which includes child-
Registration will be taken
today at 249-2307 ext. 24.
Anyone interested can also reg-
ister at the church at the begin-
ning of the retreat.
Following the retreat,
Neptune Baptist will begin 6-
week "Building Strong
Marriages" Bible Studies that
will meet in the evening, said
Anyone from the retreat who
is interested in continuing will
be encouraged to join these
small group studies, she said.
Divorce Care at Palm
A new session of the 13-week
Divorce Care Class will begin,
at Palm Valley Baptist Church
on Wednesday, March 14.
"People go through a grieving
process following a divorce,"
said Joe Wright, Facilitator for
Divorce Care is a Christ-based,
faith-based approach to working
through the experience of being
divorced. The classes help peo-
ple adjust to life changes result-
ing from divorce.
Wright, who is a member of
Palm Valley Baptist Church, is
married but has experienced a
divorce in his own life. This will
be the third time he has led the
Divorce Care Class at Palm
Valley Baptist, he said.
There are many life changes
following a divorce and depres-
sion and loneliness are not
uncommon, said Wright.
I People are coping with child
care and custody changes,
financial challenges, a nd
changes in relationships.
An important consideration
after a divorce is also under-
standing "what not to do....such
as not jumping into another
relationship, said Wright.
In the Divorce Care classes,
Wright uses videos featuring
members of the clergy and
Small group discussions fol-
low, allowing everyone an
opportunity to talk. An impor-
tant question asked at every
meeting is "how was your
week," he said.
People are vulnerable follow-
ing a divorce. At Divorce Care,
the fact that this is a safe envi-
ronment for sharing is impor-
"We tell people that what's
said in the room, stays in the
room," said Wright.
"We try t6 minister to you
and get life back on track....In
the end, we try to work toward
forgiveness," he said.
Childcare is provided since
this is often an important con-
cern for single parents. The
church also has a Wednesday
evening dinner at 6 p.m.
People attending Divorce
Care are welcome to attend the
dinner with their children and
make a small contribution for
the meal, said Wright.
Divorce Care begins at 6:30
p.m. and usually concludes by 8
to 8:30 p.m.
There is no charge for the
class. Participants are asked to
purchase a workbook which
costs $10. Contact the church
office at 285-2447 for informa-
tion; the church is located at
4890 Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Divorce Care is an inter-faith
experience. It is open to anyone
and most of those who attend
are not members of Palm Valley
Baptist, said Wright
"We are not looking to con-
vert anyone. It is an outreach to
the Ponte Vedra community."
We encourage people "to
come and get better and get
over the pain," said Wright.
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Girls crush Fletcher; Lake Bran
First-year Senators team
impresses Nease coach
By ROBERT DeANGELO
For a fledgling girls lacrosse
program, Fletcher made a good
impression on Nease head
coach Mindy McCord Tuesday
night. While the Panthers easi-
ly handled the Senators 15-4,
the Nease coach came away lik-
ing what she saw.
"That's the best first-year
team I've seen," McCord said. "I
think we were a little stunned
when they came out and scored
two quick goals on us. They
play with a lot of enthusiasm
and with more experience
they'll be even better."
Thanks to the stick work of
attacker Romy Sidelsky who
scored a pair of goals in the
itself up 2-0 on
the much more
ed Panthers. '
"We knew it
was going to be
a hard game
and it's our first
season, but we
had a 3-0
record and had SENATOR
played well PANTHER
since the begin-
ning of the
season," said ... ..................
Sidelsky. "We I
just came in It hurts to
mistic [and] Francis] bu
loping to do team one p
Which we did. n't determir
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team so it was other girls tI
a'learning different rol(
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iegrouped to Girls lacr
goals and took a 10-goal lead at
the break. Jess Gimbel led the
way, finding the back of the
net six times while teammate
Anna Eglin had a pair of goals.
SBecause of the Panthers' 10-
point lead, the second half
began with a running dock as
mandated by Florida High
School Athletic Association
rules. Nease substituted liberal-
ly and some junior varsity play-
ers shuffled in and out of the
lineup as the Panthers main-
tained their advantage but tried
not to run up the score. It was
14-2 before Senators attacker
Molly Bole netted a pair of
goals to bring the game a little
"We expected this to be a
learning experience and it was,
but you know, our girls never
let down and they had a lot of
fun," said Senators head coach
"We need to continue to play
teams like Nease. It's the only
way we're going to get better. I
know Nease wants to continue
to play us; it's a great rivalry
and I know they want us to get
better to continue great lacrosse
in northeast Florida."
The outcome was to be
expected with a first-year team
going up against a program
that has been around for seven
seasons. Nease High boasts a
veteran varsity squad, a junior
varsity and dub teams at the
middle school level in Ponte
Vedra that serve as a feeder pro-
gram for the high school.
It's a model Covelli would
like to emulate at Fletcher. But
for now, the emphasis is still on
the fundamentals of lacrosse.
"They've picked it up," the
Senators coach said.
"Compared to other teams in
Duval County that are in the
same position we're in, I think
we're steps ahead of them.
it I told
ne a ga
o step u
7 beginning of
these girls real-
-" anything about
pass or catch.
4 the ball up the
15 field quickly,
than some of
. ....... the teams
asey Tonight was a
the but they're
oes- working on
ime. Covelli said
eed practices at
Ip in of the season
tals, but the
team has pro-
rd ..gressed so
ch quickly it's
now a 50-50
mix of funda-
mentals and game strategy.
"In the very beginning they
looked at it as, 'Let's just go out
there and have a good time,'"
he explained. "But now they're
seeing that they're good ath-
letes. They know they can play
For the Panthers, the game
against Fletcher provided a wel-
come respite between last week-
end's Sebastian Classic tourna-
ment in which Nease fell to
Park Vista, currently ranked sec-
ond in the state, and tonight's
showdown with Florida's No. 1
team Orlando Lake Brantley.
The task is even more difficult
because Nease's leading scorer,
Casey Francis, is out for the sea-
son with an ACL tear.
"It hurts to lose her but I told
the team one player doesn't
determine a game. But surely we
need other girls to step up in dif-
ferent roles," McCord said.
"We're just trying to keep it real
positive and let players know
the best thing they can do ... is
to say, 'Yeah, we're going to miss
her but I'm a good player, too,
and I'll step up.'"
Photos by ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE: Panthers mid-
fielder Bailee Hedstrom
(7) maneuvers past a
Fletcher High defender
during Tuesday's game
at Panther Stadium.
After falling behind by
two goals, the Panthers
scored 14 unanswered
points to win 15-4.
LEFT: Nease High's
Allie Lancashire (13)
fights off the stick
check of Fletcher's
Romy Sidelsky during
Panthers lifters notch another early-season victory
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nbease's James Wilson is a key member ottwo teams this spring: Track and weightlifting. The
senior competed in Monday's Barry Craig Open and Wednesday's weightlifting meet.
By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Nease High only returns one state weightlifting
qualifier from last year, but the reloaded Panthers
are off to a 2-0 start in dual-meet competition this
Head coach Danny Cowgill's
squad outscored Section 2 rival
St. Augustine 51-39 on
Wednesday, winning seven of .
the 10 weight classes. ..
And, for the second straight 0
week, individual Nease lifters
booked school records in either
the bench press, clean and jerk or
Francisco Burgin benched 205
pounds in the 119-pound class to
take first and set a new school JACKETS
record. His two-lift total of 350
outdistanced teammate Corzell PANTHE I
White (280), who took a first at
119 last week against Fleming Island.
Senior Quinton Huggins continues to impress
with a second school record in as many weeks.
Huggins, who won at the 169 class, benched
285 and cleaned 280 for a school-record 565 total.
He set a school mark for best clean and jerk at 169
with a 275 lift last week.
Senior Al Della Porta was second at 169 with an
impressive 500 total, including a 245 bench and
Other class winners for Nease:
Nick Duncan (350 total) at 129;
Matt Lundy (560) at 183;
Alex Kenney (610) at 199;
Brett Russi (600) at 219; and
James Wilson (650) at heavyweight.
Ben Cowell placed second at 199 with 610
total, but lost due to weight dif-
ferential. He also booked a 300
Ty Carzoli, a junior, was second
-' at 219 with a 545 total, including
-. a 275 C&L. Junior Ramon Booi
placed third among heavy-
weights with a 555 total.
Jimmy Stover, who set a school
record last week in the clean and
jerk (220 pounds) at the 139 class,
' scratched this week in the same
39 Wilson (meet-high 335 bench)
is Nease's only state qualifier
S 51 from last year. He tied for 11th
among Class 2A heavyweights
with a 650 total.
St. Augustine's Herschel Pollack, the Class 1A
runner-up at 129 last year, had a 490 total in win-
ning the 139 class at Nease.
The Panthers travel to Baker County High for a
tri-meet next week and to Palatka for the sub-sec-
tional March 21. The St. Johns River Conference
meet is set for March 28, also at Palatka.
The sectional meet is April 15 at Ridgeview
High. The 2A state meet is slated for Saturday,
April 21, at a site to be determined.
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Blood clots in the legs can sometimes be serious
Vice President Dick
Cheney returned to the
U.S. last week from an
overseas trip to Afghanistan
and Pakistan. He then began
to feel what was described as
"minor discomfort" in his calf
and an ultrasound of the area
was obtained which showed
he had developed a blood
clot, known medically as a
"deep vein thrombosis" or
Cheney is now he is being
treated with blood thinners or
anticoagulantss" that he will
take for several months
according to White House
While the exact cause of the
blood clot cannot be deter-
mined, there is a significant
association of international
flights and blood clots, com-
monly referred to as "econo-
my class syndrome."
Flyers who are at greatest
risk are those with varicose
veins or cancer, smokers, indi-
viduals with history of leg
clots, recent leg surgery or
injury, pregnant women,
women taking birth control
pills or hormone-replacement
therapy, overweight individu-
als, elderly people, and very
tall people (because they may
not be able to move their legs
around as much).
Patients at high risk are
encouraged to take aspirin
prior to departure and wear
compressive hose to reduce
their risk of developing a clot.
Blood clots can form in the
lower extremities of those per-
sons who are inactive for both
long periods of time, such as
seen with illness, lower leg
fractures, or major surgery,
but it can also occur in those
inactive for short periods of
time, as seen in cross-country
or cross-Atlantic travel.
The development of a blood
clot in the leg is commonly
associated with swelling and
pain in the calf. Most blood
clots are small and are not life
threatening, but may require
hospitalization for initial
The more serious ones, deep
vein thromboses can be life
threatening, for they can dis-
lodge from the wall of the
vein, and then travel toward
the heart and into the lungs,
causing a pulmonary
embolism which can be fatal.
Cheney was checked to ver-
ify that he had not developed
any evidence of a pulmonary
In patients undergoing
major orthopedic surgery
such as joint replacements,
doctors preventatively treat
these patients with blood
thinners such as aspirin,
heparin or coumadin to
decrease the chances of form-
ing these clots. These patients
are at risk for many reasons;
including the fact that blood
tends to pool within the legs
during the surgery itself, and
for the fact that they are not
likely to be immediately
mobile right after surgery.
Other steps that are taken
to decrease the chances of
forming a clot include the use
of compressive pumps or
devices" that literally squeeze
the legs to keep the blood
moving while the patient is
Patients may also wear com-
pressive stockings or hose
either in bed or once they are
up and walking.
A patient who has had a
"knee scope" is not generally
put on anticoagulants for the
likelihood of developing a
clot is much lower. The pro-
cedure is relatively short, with
less pooling of blood in the
legs, and therefore less likely
Also, given the fact that
patients usually are able to get
right up and begin walking
the next day, their risks are
The 66-year-old Cheney is
expected to maintain his reg-
ular schedule despite his treat-
ments. He does have a signifi-
cant history of prior medical
problems including four heart
attacks, quadruple bypass
heart surgery, and two proce-
dures to clear clogged arteries
(angioplasty). He also has an
defibrillator (ICD), a tiny
Fletcher and Nease battle in girls lacrosse
Photos by ROB DeANGELO
LEFT: Fletcher's Romy
: Sidelsky (3) and Rachel
Tucker battle Nease High mid-
fielder Amanda Santillo (sec-
'- ond from right) for the ball dur-
2 "ing action Tuesday at Nease
S High School. The Senators
:fV,' jumped out to a 2-0 lead but
.. the Panthers rallied to notch a
implant that can shock an
abnormal heart rhythm back
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Gate champs join others in Ponte Vedra to train for Saturday's event
by CHUCK ADAMS
Members of Team Gate, a
300-person contingent that
will compete in Saturday's
-Gate River Run, tuned up for
-the event by running with rac-
ing legends Bill Rodgers and
Todd Williams at the Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club Wednesday.
by running The duo ran
with 20 members at Epping
Forest Monday, another 20 at
the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
"It's a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity to be able to run
with these guys," said Ponte
Vedra Beach resident Colleen
Clarson, one of those who will
compete in the 30th edition of
the 15-kilometer U.S. national
Clarson was one of the first
two adults to finish the 3-mile
run Wednesday evening
through the neighborhoods
around the club. Three young-
Williams has run in seven
River Runs, winning five, and
is the American record-holder
at 15K, or 9.3 miles. He set the
record of 42.22 in the 1995
Rodgers, who won the inau-
gural River Run in 1978, is the
only American to win the New
York and Boston marathons
four times each.
He said he has won "maybe
20" marathons and still runs
competitively at age 59,
though the 1999 Boston
Marathon was his last
marathon. Rodgers, who turns
60 in December, ran a half
"Tonight is really great," said
Clarson. "Gate is always look-
ing for ways to make the expe-
rience better for club members
who like to run and want to be
part of the Gate River Run. On
anniversary years, they look
for something fun for the
She said the last time some-
thing comparable was done
was for the 25th anniversary.
"I do about 35 races a year all
over the U.S. up to the half-
marathon distance," said
Rodgers. "The Gate River Run
is 30 years old. It's a sign of the
growth of the sport."
Rodgers has run in "about 12
or 15 [River Runs]. Now I try to
compete in my age group.
There's a lot of very good older
Williams, 38, who lives in
Julington Creek in Northwest
St. Johns, said he logged
65,000 miles from 1983, when
he began running competitive-
ly, until January 2003, when
he retired from competition.
He has run in seven River Runs
and five marathons.
"What's great about the Gate
River Run is it's an American
championship. I think, at each
distance, there needs to be an
American championship desig-
nated for American runners.
Then everybody else can have
the other races. That's a reason
Gate has grown so much and is
recognized as one of the best
races in the world."
Williams wouldn't be sur-
prised to see his record broken
"Ryan Hall, the [24-year-old]
kid who graduated from
Stanford, is a pretty incredible
athlete. He ran 59.43 for the
half marathon in January,
breaking the American record,
and he actually tied my time
going through 15K. So if he
runs that type of effort on a
nice day [Saturday], I might be
the former record-holder next
The River Run has 48
streakerss," 45 male and three
female runners who have com-
peted each year and will run
again Saturday, when more
than 13,000 runners are
expected, which would be a
photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Members of Team Gate (above) gather for a group pic-
ture Wednesday in front of the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
gym before starting on a 3-mile run through the neigh-
borhood. Below, Bill Rodgers (right) runs with others
nearing the finish line. At bottom left, Rodgers poses
with Todd Williams (hidden behind Rodgers) for photo-
graphs by team members. Williams (left) smiles for the
camera. The team will compete Saturday in the Gate
River Run, Jacksonville.
Nease teen: Fund-raising tournament in father's memory set for June 23
Continued from A-1
than two years later, on July 9,
2006, he passed away.
The Nease teen said he and
his father had spent time
together fishing,. talking about
cars and hanging out, so the
idea .of a fishing tournament
came to him in 2005, about a
month after his father started.
Jordan 's collaborator on the
tournament is also his best
friend, Matt Hahnemann. The
two have "been best friends
since first grade, and
Hahnemann has been there
every step ot the way because
of Jordan's Dad and the strug-
gles he went through.
The two friends found cor-
porate sponsors to fund the
fishing tournament. The
friends share a partnership,
working as a team toward the
goal of early detection.
"We are in this together,"
The $50 entry fee includes
lunch, and participants are
given literature about colon
The winner of the competi-
tion must achieve a "Triple
Slam," young Carroll said with
--a big smile. Catching and
attaining the heaviest com-
-bined weight of red fish, speck-
led sea trout and flounder will
determine the winner.
Last year, the average team
:for the 23 entering boats con-
sisted of two men. It is a
requirement that someone on
a team must own a boat to par-
Carroll said the feeling he
had before and after the tour-
nament was amazing. Just
knowing that people are out
on the water and participating
in something that the teens are
so passionate about is enough
for them, he said.
He hopes he is helping to
change the lives of others for
the better, he said, adding that
he thinks his Dad "would be
The $15,000 raised in last
year's tournament was donat-
ed to the National Colorectal
Cancer Research Alliance, co-
founded by Katie Couric,
anchor and managing editor of
the "CBS Evening News with
In response to that large
donation, the Carroll family
was invited to meet with
Couric Feb. 3 when she visited
Wolfson Children's Hospital,
Hahnemann joined the
Carroll family in meeting with
the newswoman, who was very
excited about the upcoming
tournament, Carroll said.
After lung cancer, colon can-
cer is the most common cause
of cancer deaths for men and
women combined. The cure
rate is 90 percent if the cancer
is detected early, according to
Dr. Ron Brown, a former emer-
gency physician from Orlando,
Screening tests can be used
to detect certain pre-cancerous
growths in the colon and rec-
tum, allowing them to be
removed before they ever
develop into cancer, according
to the Colorectal Cancer
Research Alliance's Web site.
"So get checked today is
what I tell most people because
it simply is the best solution,"
He said his Dad's death
brought his family closer and
taught them how precious life
"You should live each and
every day as if it is your last,"
he said. "My family is OK. We
turn to our faith and try to
look on the bright side of
"I want to be just like my
dad and teach my kids the way
he taught me. . "responsibil-
ity, integrity and leadership,"
His sister said Carroll's work
and passion for the cause has
shown him in a different light.
He is a person trying to
"change the world," she said.
"I can see how big his heart is."
Donations for the tourna-
ment can be sent to "Anglers
for a Cure," 226-5 Solana Road,
Suite 172, Ponte Vedra Beach,
photo by LAURA BRITTON
Jordan and Whitney Carroll were both teenagers when their father, Doug Carroll, was diagnosed
with colon cancer in November 2004. Jordan and his best friend, Matt Hahnemann, juniors at
Nease High School, organized a fishing tournament to honor Doug Carroll and fight colon cancer.
March 9, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007
* (Right) Art Scene
Annual Golf Tournament
The Christ Episcopal
Church Foundation holds its
23rd annual golf tourna-
ment, sponsored by SunTrust
Bank, Friday at the Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club. Tee time
for the event, whose entry
fee is $150, is 1 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the Christ
Episcopal Church Charitable
Foundation, which supports
charitable organizations in
the Beaches community.
To learn more about the
foundation or for questions
regarding the golf tourna-
ment, call executive director
Stacy Nash at 285-7390, ext.
Huck Finn's Pa
Jon Clinch will be at The
Bookmark, 299 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach at 7
p.m. Friday to discuss and
sign copies of his debut
novel "Finn." Clinch takes
readers on a journey into the
history and heart of one of
American literature's most
Huckleberry Finn's father.
For information, call 241-
New Talent at Pepper
Samantha Merritt, a new
talent in Jackksonville, will
have an exhibit at the
Pepper Rama Gallery of
Visionary Art from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. Friday.
Complimentary light refresh-
ments will be available.
Pepper Rama is at 4555
Shirley Ave. in Jacksonville.
For information, visit
..Lions .Seafood and Music
The 26th annual Lions
Seafood and Music Festivral
Arts and Crafts Show runs
Friday through Sunday at
Francis Field on West
Castillo Drive in St.
Augustine. Hours are 2 p.m.
to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to
10 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The
cost of admission is $1 for
ages 16 and up. All proceeds
benefit Lions Club Charities.
For information, call 904-
825-0850 or visit www.lions-
Three Mo' Tenors
Three Mo' Tenors, James
Berger, Duane Moody and
Victor Roberson, performs at
7:30 p.m. Saturday at the
University of North Florida's
Fine Arts Center. The show
spans 400 years of music and'
features songs by Gladys
Knight, Ray Charles, The
Temptations, Marvin Gaye
and Usher, as well as
Broadway tunes and gospel
hits. Tickets, which range in
price from $10 to $54, can
be obtained by calling the
UNF box office at 620-2878
or by going to
Federal Occupation of St.
The 1862 federal occupa-
tion of St. Augustine will be
recreated from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The reenactment takes place
at the Castillo de San Marcos
in downtown St. Augustine.
Admission is $6 for adults;
under 16 is admitted free.
For information, call 904-
829-6506, Ext. 233.
Uptown Saturday Night
Extended shopping hours,
live entertainment, book
signing by local and region-
al authors, performance art,
refreshments and original
works of art are the order of
the day as shops along San
Marco Avenue in St.
Augustine extend their
hours. Uptown Saturday
Night is free to the public
and takes place from 5 p.m.
to 9 p.m. For information,
MOCA Red Hot Member
The Museum of
Jacksonville (MOCA) holds a
free-to-members party from
See GET OUT, B-7
The 2007 Springing the Blues Festival poster was designed by David Lee of DBL Design. This is the 10th year Lee, a
Jacksonville Beach resident, has designed the festival poster, copies of which can be purchased by calling 703-9702.
Blues Festiual lineup 1 st class
by LIZA MITCHELL
The time of year is fast
approaching when the rich
tapestry of American blues
music blankets the oceanfront
in Jacksonville Beach.
Thousands will gather for
the 10th annual George's
Music Sprininging the Blues
Festival held April 6-8 at the
Festival producer Sam Veal
Tuesday at the press confer-
ence to announce the lineup
promised to deliver a soulful
landscape woven from the fab-
ric of American's indigenous
musical art form.
"Our lineup reflects the rich-
ness and diversity of blues
styles," festival producer Sam
"We'll have artists steeped in
traditional Delta and Chicago
blues, acoustic finger-picking
Piedmont style and jumping
Texas Swing. Be prepared to
hear everything in between
and then some, with blues
fused with rock, country and
Veal said "the incomparable"
Michael Burks will headline
the opening night of the three-
Other artists include
Grammy nominated artist Tab
Benoit, Eddie Kirkland, Cephas
& Wiggins, Shane Dwight, teen
prodigy Eric Steckel and most
Waters and Howlin' Wolf.
"Two of the biggest names in
the blues have gone on to the
great big juke joint in the sky,"
"Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin
played guitar with Waters,
touring worldwide and record-
ing from 1973-1980 before
starting his own band. He won
the W.C. Handy award for gui-
tar in 2005, and was nominat-
ed again in 2006.
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith is
mer. Prior to taking
up the drums, Smith was
known as a great blues har-
monica player. He played on
Bo Diddley's 1955 classic
"Diddy Wah Diddy."
Several outer festival activi-
ties will include a performance
by the legendary James Cotton
March 31 at Mojo's Barbeque
Kitchen and Blues Bar in
Margolin will also head up a
blues jam each night after the
festival ends at the "home
away from the home of the
The blues kick off concert
features the Steve Miller Band
April 2 at The Florida Theatre
in downtown Jacksonville "and
it just keeps getting better from
there," Veal said '.
Other activities include the
Cycling the Blues Tour de
Vilano Dan Amico Memorial
Cancer Ride at 7:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 7.,
Amico, formerly a presenting
sponsor Sound Advice, died
last year from a rare form of
bile duct cancer. Proceeds from
the ride will benefit cancer
Veal said the ride is now
expanded to a metric century
ride from City Hall to the
Vilano Beach bridge and back.
Amico was honored for the
first time last year for his con-
tributions to the festival with
an inaugural bike ride from the
SeaWalk Pavilion south to
Mickler's Landing and back.
Cost to enter is $25. Entry
forms are available at local bike
shops and www.active.com.
The Running the Blues 5K
Run begins at 8 a.m. Saturday,
April 7 at the Red Cross
Lifesaving Station. The entry
fee is $12 through March 12.
Cost then raises to $15.
See BLUES, B-2
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Drawing from his experi-
ence as a detail-oriented
political cartoonist for The
San Francisco Chronicle,
Robert Graysmith set about
to crack the infamous Zodiac
serial murderer case in the
Even though the decades-
long investigation is official-
ly listed as unsolved,
Graysmith, a former nation-
ally syndicated cartoonist
and a seven-time Pulitzer
Prize nominee, believes he
knows who did it.
His 30 years of meticulous
research into the cold case
has resulted in two best-sell-
ing books. and is the basis for
"Zodiac," a new film by
director David Fincher
(Se7en, Panic Room).
What Graysmith may be
most proud of, however, is
that his true-crime books,
"Zodiac" (1986) and "Zodiac
Unmasked" (2002), are con-
purpose in writing the [first]
boo kwas to catch Zodiac or
get so close that he was stale-
mated," Graysmith says in
"I think we succeeded. San
Francisco's Zodiac was effec-
The self-styled Zodiac killer
was tied to five Bay-area
murders, but is suspected of
scenes investigative work
helped flush out the case's
prime suspect, an intelligent
former Navy sailor who
detectives interviewed but
never charged in August
1971. After that interview,
the suspected killer, Arthur
Leigh Allen, never struck
"With publication of his
story and all the clues, with
enhanced police scrutiny, we
had no more murders, no
more letters," Graysmith
writes in "Zodiac
The search for the elusive
Zodiac killer, so named
See ZODIAC, B-2
Frisbee golf has a cult following
Have recently been enlight-
ened about a sport that
practically has a cult fol-
lowing, and everyone seems to
know about it except me...
A friend of mine invited me
to play frisbee golf, also
known as frolf (a word I find
as difficult and tongue-twist-
ing to pronounce as the word
The game, for those of you
who are as clueless as me, is
basically the equivalent of
golf, except that instead of
using a ball and clubs, you
throw a frisbee hence frolf
aiming for a bizarre metal bas-
ket with chains.
As it was first explained to
me, I thought it sounded like
a piece of cake what could
possibly be so difficult about
throwing a frisbee at a basket?
Little did I know...
My friend was able to pull
up all of the frolf courses in
the greater Jacksonville area
through the Internet another
shock to me that these elusive
courses exist in the area and
in most cities. Sure enough,
there was a frolf course less
than 10 miles from where I
We drove to the course,
which is more or less a park,
and my friend opened h
trunk to retrieve the fri
To my untrained eyes tt
looked like regular frisb
He had about four or fi
them (sold at sporting
stores, specifically for ft
and I was shown which
was a putter and a drivi
first clue that there was
more to this game than
However, my confide
was still intact. I mighi
like a girl most of the ti
but even I can throw a
- or so I thought. I had
bragged earlier about ho
it was going to be. Of all peo-
ple, I should know the univer-
sal rule of jinxing myself by
bragging (for example, I
recently bragged to the same
friend about my ability to
walk in high heels, and not 10
minutes later, I ended up
splattered across a sidewalk).
What I did not realize is
that you don't just throw a
frisbee. There's a par that
you're trying to meet, just as
in a regular golf game, and
you haveto throw the frisbee
several hundred feet. It finally
dawned on me that I was in
trouble because this game
requires real skill. There were
his several "holes" that called for
sbees. complex navigation around
hey trees and one hole that even
)ees. required you to throw the fris-
ve of bee over a pond. I skipped
goods my turn for that round.
rolf), My friend has the game
one down to an art form, and I
er my watched in awe as his frisbee
a little seamlessly glided through the
I air and disappeared into the
nce Then it was my turn.
t throw My first attempts were
ime, embarrassing to say the least
even See FRISBEE, B-2
Bethel Gallery's Shades of Grace artists will exhibit their new
show "The 23rd Psalm" from March 16 to April 22 at Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church. The collection of paintings and pho-
tographs will reflect verses from the 23rd Psalm, which is found
in the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament. Hours for visiting
the exhibit are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon.
Weekend 2 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader March 9, 2007
Zodiac: Movie tie-in
Cont. from B-1
because he signed taunting
letters to the police and the
press with a crossed circle,
was an obsession for
Graysmith and several Bay-
It led to the breakup of
Graysmith's second marriage
and derailed the career of
crime reporter Paul Avery,
played in the film by Robert
Downey Jr. Jake Gyllenhaal
One San Francisco detec-
tive in particular, Inspector
Dave Toschi, retired after 25
years of police work without
ever "reading the Zodiac
killer his rights," the book
"When he appeared years
ago, there really hadn't been
anything like Zodiac before,"
said Graysmith, adding that
the suspect was one of the
early serial killers "to acquire
Zodiac predated the so-
called Son of Sam killer in
New York, and was followed
by a host of mass murderers
in the decades to follow.
He operated in an era
before DNA testing and
before police task forces were
The Jacksonville Symphony Chorus sings Haydn's "Lord Nelson" Mass at 8 p.m. today with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets are $18, $25, $30, $35, $45. Student-Family Rush ticket is $5. Call 354-5547.
Blues: Pro-am surfing contest slated for April 7-8
Continued from B-1
The AquaEast Surfing the
Blues pro-am contest will be
held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April
:7 and Sunday, April 8 at the
Jacksonville Beach Pier.
: Organizer Paul West said
the event features a $5,000
purse one of the largest in
Jacksonville this year -
with $2,000 for the first
"It's amazing what hap-
Continued from B-I
as my frisbee didn't so much
soar, but instead was rather
ungracefully chucked into
the air and then landed sev-
erafT ef away, still within
visible view instantly.
demolishing my bragging
But, as the game contin-
ued, I found myself enjoying
this unfamiliar sport, and I
have actually played it a few
times since. With the
weather rapidly approaching
I spent a good part of last
Friday manning a Master
Gardener booth at the Home
and Patio Show, and the
majority of people who had
questions were newcomers.
They were confused about
everything we grow here,
especially the "ugly, crab-
grass-like lawn grass." Of
course, you and I know they
are referring to St. Augustine
grass. (My previous two
columns were on turf grasses-
and the ways different vari-
eties perform in our climate.)
Most of the questions had
to do with the usual, "What
can I grow here?" "How do I
take care of my lawn?" "How
do I attract butterflies and
hummingbirds?" "What veg-
etables can I grow?" and
"Why is the soil so sandy?"
Questions such as these
kept me occupied for the six
hours I was at the show,
which confirmed by belief
that new arrivals and new
homeowners should have
someone like myself and or a
class .to attend at the onset of
the growing season.
: That way, they would learn
about all these things before
they make assumptions, select
the wrong plant material,
have a problem and then
have to find help.
I don't teach those kind of
classes any more, but there
are numerous classes in the
area that are free or low cost.
- ThJs weekend, for example,
tarts Garden Week at the
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens in Jacksonville,
Which offers lectures, gardens
tours or classes every day.
; Garden Week is March 11
to March 16. For information,
contact Melanie Jensen at
- Following is a list of
upcoming classes and plant
: Saturday, March 10
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tree
fill on Lone Star Road,
Jacksonville, Becky Wern will
pens when you get a bunch
of old surfers together," he
said. "I couldn't be more
proud and bless to be
involved. We are excited to
be a part of this awesome
Cost to enter is $25 for
each amateur division, $100
for the Open pro Challenge.
Online registration is avail-
Forms are available at
spring temperatures, it's a
great (free) way to spend a
weekend afternoon with fam-
ily or friends just don't brag
about your abilities until
you'\ tried'it at least once.
General Riles '(according
to the Professional Disc
Golf Association PDGA)
Object: to complete the
course with the fewest num-
ber of throws of the disc
Scoring: determined by
counting the number of
throws made on each hole
speak on butterfly gardening.
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
Master Gardeners from St.
Johns County will hold a
plant clinic at the Palm Valley
Nursery, 5045 Palm Valley
AquaEast in atlantic Beach.
Also returning is the Dr.
Hector Memorial Blues Jam
closing out Sunday night on
the west stage. The blues jam
pays tribute to longtime fes-
The Blues in the Schools
project introduces students
to history of blues music.
Guest educator Roger
"Hurricane" Wilson will visit
various Duval County
schools April 2-5.
plus penalty throws and then
summing all the holes
To win: complete the
course with the fewest
Most disc golf, courses are,
18 holes, but can rangc 'fron~i
9 holes, 22 holes, 24 holes
and 27 holes. Courses can be
found in every state in the
U.S. as well as several other
For a more detailed list of
rules and guidelines, visit
Road, about one-half mile
south of Walgreens. Other
clinics are scheduled at the
same location and time April
14 and May 12.
9 a.m. to noon, Master
Gardeners will offer plant
clinics at, the following loca-
Proctor Ace Hardware on
University Boulevard; Proctor
Ace on Atlantic Boulevard;
Hagan Ace Hardware on San
Jose Boulevard; Halls Nursery
on Blanding Boulevard; Naval
Air Station Exchange; Turner
Ace Hardware on Arlington
Tuesday, March 13, 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
Extension Office, 1010 N.
McDuff Ave. Jacksonville, is a
workshop on using drip irri-
gation in your landscape.
Cost is $5.
"My passion was always
music. I made the decision
early in my career to do what
I was passionate about and
that the music business,"
George's Music president
George Hines said.
"It is one of the most
important things to share the
passion and share the love of
music, especially blues
3450 Monument Road,
1357 Wildwood Drive, St.
-There will alsobbe a dodrseM,.1
in.Hanna Park, 500 :-' -,
Wonderwood Drive, but park
officials do not know when it
will be open.
set up to disseminate infor-
And because a smoking
gun was never found, the
Zodiac was never brought to
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raising event featuring more
than 80 prints by varied
artists will be held in
Jacksonville Beach Saturday,
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the Archway Gallery, 228 3rd
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The Museum of Science
and History, Jacksonville, will
open an exhibit of works by
local artist Princess Simpson
Rachid on March 28.
contains works that are col-
orful and inspired by math
and science, color and
shapes. The exhibit will be
on display though Sept. 30.
The J. Johnson Gallery in
Jacksonville Beach will open
a new exhibit of the works of
Jaxier Marin on Friday,
March 16, with a reception
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Marin's sculptures were
previously exhibited at the
gallery mostly figures,
both very large and very
small, many with distorted
The J. Johnson Gallery is at
177 4th Ave. N. Call 435-
Jacksonville. Call 388-8207
First Street Gallery is locat-
ed at 216-B First St., Neptune
Beach. Call 241-6928.
The Women's Center of
Jacksonville and Fogle Fine
Art Gallery have partnered to
present a variety of events
highlighting five women
artists over age 50.
Featured artists are
Mikolean Longacre, Elizabeth
Dian, Claire Hada, Sandra
Hinton Baker and JoAnn
An opening reception will
be held tonight from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. at Fogle Fine Art,
3312 Beach Blvd.,
Luncheons will be held
March 15, 22 and 29 from
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with
discussions of women's
health issues. Luncheons are
$10, and reservations are sug-
gested. Call 296-1414 or e-
The Cummer Museum of
Art 1 Gardens will celebrate
Garden Week Sunday through
March 16. Floral demonstra-
tions, fashion shows, lunch-
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Beach. Eileen Corse opened floral designer, will speak on
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weekend, and about half of Goffinet, garden designer,
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Elaine is an accomplished T* C
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dio at 44 Lakeside Drive, at the center, 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Camps will be held for ages 4
and 5 from 9 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. and ages 6 to 10 from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 280-0614
The current exhibit at the
Center, "Ground of Being,"
exhibits the charcoal draw-
ings of Donald Martin. The
exhibit will be on display
through April 14.
The University of North
Florida will present an
extraordinary event Saturday
at 7:30 p.m. Three of the
finest African American
tenors will present an event
featuring 400 years of opera,
jazz, broadway, motown,
gospel, new hop and more.
The show features James
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Victor Robertson in a reper-
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The Beaches Fine Arts
Series will present a program
featuring Jon Nakamatsu,
winner of the 1997 10th
annual Van Cliburn
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March 25, at 3:30 p.m.
Nakamatau became the
only American to have
achieved this honor since
1981. A reception will follow
the program, and artist John
Wise will exhibit his sculp-
tures. This event will take
place at St. Paul's By-the-Sea
Episcopal Church, 1150 Fifth
St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Cantus, one of America's
finest professional male vocal
ensembles, will present a pro-
gram for the Riverside Fine
Arts on Friday, March 23, at 8
p.m. at the Church of the
Good Shepherd, Riverside.
Community Theater will
open "A Night of Christopher
Durang" tonight. The play
will continue on Saturday,
Marchr,16 and March 17. For
reservations and information
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located at 106 Sixth St. N.,
One of Jacksonville's
newest institutions of higher
learning, The Art Institute of
Jacksonville, will hold its first
community open house on
Thursday, March 29.
Jacksonville Beach artist Beth Haizlip, who designed the poster for the 2007 Jacksonville Jazz
Festival, will be at First Street Gallery on Friday, April 6.
ABET debuts Neil LaBute drama
today at 8 p.m. in Atlantic Beach
The Atlantic Beach
Experimental Theatre brings
a powerful new script to
"Fat Pig" by Neil LaBute, is
a play that looks at the mod-
ern day prejudice against
women who are not society's
ideal, and the cruelties that
ensue. Under the direction
of Tracey Gallagher, the
drama runs until March 24
at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., in
Tickets are $15 and $12 for
seniors, students and mili-
tary. Reservations are recoIn-
mended due to limited speat
The cast includes Zeina
Salame as Helen, Mike
Smithgall as Tom, Philip
Walls as Carter, and lanelle
Rosko as Jeannie.
Salame in the lead charac-
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ABET in "Picnic" as
Rosemary, and in "The
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She played Ophelia at
PBTS in "Rosenkrantz and
Guildenstern Are Dead,"
where she also directed "The
She has played many roles
with the Murder Mystery
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be directing "The Smell of
the Kill" at the Daytona
Playhouse in the spring.
Michael Smithgall (Tom)
appeared first at ABET in
Chekhov's "Wild Honey."
He then played the role of
VWillum in "The Nerd."
He played Nick in "Over
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Challee in "The Caine
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"Accomodations" at Orange
He has played roles with
the Murder Mystery Players,
and has taken speaking roles
in numerous local independ-
ent films, industrials and
Philip Walls (Carter)
appeared originally at ABET
in "The Importance of Being
Earnest;" then "Playboy of
the Western World;" in the
original play, "An Incident
in the Desert" and the multi-
ple roles of Tom/Phyllis and
Leslie in "Sylvia."
He was Geoffrey in "The:
Lion in Winter" at Players,
Tom in "Bedroom Farce" at
the Limelight, and Clarence
in "Richard the Third" at
Janelle M. Rosko plays
Jeannie, after a recent per-
formance as Amanda in
"Cavedweller" at ABET, and
was in the chorus of "Pirates
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Norbit (Eddie Murphy) shows Kate (Thandie Newton), his childhood sweetheart, that nice guys sometimes finish first in the comedy
"Norbit." The film is rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, some nudity and language.
Jackson electric in 'Black Snake Moan'
"Black Snake Moan" doesn't
begin to hide its trash origins;
in fact, it embraces them. But
the movie gets at something,
ahd it does so far more effec-
tively than recent, higher-
toned movies such as "Babel."
. The movie's premise at first
seems hopeless. Rae (Christina
Ricci) is an outrageous
SSamuel L.. lacksoni is a broken-
down blues singer whose "ife
has just left him. One day,
Lazarus finds Rae at the side of
a road near his home, beaten
and near death.
. He goes to town to get some
medicine for Rae and finds out
about her seedy reputation.
Out of nowhere, Lazarus
divines a cure for what ails Rae:
He chains Rae to the radiator
in his front room and, in
essence, says that she won't be.
released until her demons are
That premise alone is going
to elicit at least two reactions
from the movie's potential
Feminists will carp about an
older man passive-aggressively
chaining up a woman because
he thinks it's for her own good.
Then there are the lascivious
men in the audience who will
lick their lips and say, "Ooh,
man! Christina Ricci in
But surprisingly, once the
movie gets past its sweaty,
Southern Gothic beginning,
the characters really start to
unveil some interesting layers.
Ricci takes what could have
been a simple, tacky role and
gives it some genuine depth.
Her take on Rae reminds me of
Jodie Foster in "The Accused" --
showing a woman's vulnerabili-
ty in the face of her supposed
worldliness and sexual vora-
And Jackson, after sleepwalk-
ing through "Snakes on a
Plane," once again twitches
with electricity. It's as if his
Bible-spouting hitman from
"Pulp Fiction" suddenly got a
mirror stuck in his face to show
him that he has a few of his
own demons to conquer.
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effective as Rae's erstwhile
lover. "Law & Order's" S. Epatha
Merkerson is a sunny presence
throughout, providing some
joy to counter Jackson's gravi-
tas. And John Cothran Jr. takes
a stereotypical role -- a very
preachy preacher -- and turns it
The scene where his charac-
ter explains his concept of
heaven is a metaphor for all of
the movie's characters -- cut-
ting through the guff and get-
ting to what really matters.
At its center, "Black Snake
Moan" is about an old codger
condescending to save a young
girl's soul and realizing how
much cleansing his own soul
The movie might not be as
Fletcher High graduate
Mic Walker wrote and
sings a song titled "Mr.
Oblivion" in "Black
Snake Moan." The song
runs for 52 seconds in the
Walker was born in
Jacksonville in 1970 and
graduated from ,fletcheF, n
1988. Walk & j5e'jr".s
under the naii Eldorado
Del Rey and is the lead
singer for the group
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He lives in Memphis,
While at the University
of Florida, Walker played in
the bands Fluffy Kitty and
Grit Kisser. He opened on
the Kiss and Aerosmith
tour with the band Porch
spirited as a homecoming
revival, but it certainly is a
blessed tonic to some preten-
tious movies of late.
"Black Snake Moan" is rated
R for scenes of drug use, vio-
lence, profanity, and nudity.
by STEVE BAILEY
It's time again to go over the
rainbow -- or at least, over the
Buckman Bridge, as the Orange
Park Mall hosts its annual
"Wizard of Oz Day" on Sat.,
Mar. 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
How much of an "Oz" buff
are you? Test yourself with
these 10 nuggets of golden -- er,
1. "The Wizard of Oz" is said
to be the most "referenced"
movie of all time. The movie's
entry at the Internet Movie
Database lists hundreds of
other movies and TV shows
that have made references to or
jokes about it.
2. In the song "If I Were
King," the Cowardly Lion asks,
"What makes the Sphinx the
Seventh Wonder?" Well he
should ask, since the World's
Seventh Wonder is actually the
Sphinx's neighbor, the Great
Pyramid of Giza.
3. The Scarecrow didn't know
his trivia either; watch him gar-
ble up algebra's Pythagorean
Theorem near the movie's end.
Ray Bolger, who played the
Scarecrow, never got it right
during filming, so Fleming sim-
ply used Bolger's best take of it.
4. Jack Haley Jr., the son of
the actor who played the Tin
Man, later married Liza
Minnelli, the daughter of Judy
Garland (the movie's Dorothy).
5. MGM's first choice to play
The Wizard, W.C. Fields, was
nixed when Fields demanded
too much money. A year later,
Margaret Hamilton ("Oz's"
Wicked Witch) matched wits
with Fields in "My Little .
6. How did Dorothy's house
fall from the sky? The sky was
painted on the floor. As the
camera rolled, unseen hands
moved a toy house from the
floor to mid-air. Then the film
ware versed. . '
7T. Watch'tlh' vcene where
Dorothy leaves her black-and-
white house -- appearing sec-
onds later, with no cutaway, in
the Technicolor land of Oz. In
pre-CGI 1939, Judy Garland
and her stand-in both had to
play Dorothy in the same shot.
8. The movie lost money
upon its initial release, even
though it was enormously pop-
ular. More kids than adults saw
the movie, and kids' tickets
were much cheaper. The movie
didn't go into profit until
MGM sold it to CBS for its first
network broadcast in 1956.
9. Judy Garland had it rough
all over. MGM thought she was
too chubby, so they fed her
appetite suppressants all
through filming, beginning her
lifelong drug addiction. Haley
and Lahr resented Garland
because they figured she'd try
to upstage them. When
Garland kept laughing during
her first scene with the Lion,
director Fleming subdued
Garland by slapping her face.
10. The day Judy Garland
died, a tornado touched down
"The Wizard of Oz" will be
shown for free all weekend at
Orange Park Mall's AMC
Theatre. The movie and its sur-
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300. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
Noon, 12:30, 1:00, 4:00, 4:30,
5:05, 6:55, 7:30, 8:00, 9:40,
Black Snake Moan. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:20, 7:15,
Wild Hogs. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:15, 12:45, 2:30,
4:45, 5:10, 7:00, 7:45, 9:35,
Zodiac. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
by STEVE BAILEY
"The Full Monty: Fully
Exposed Edition" Two-disc
set of the wonderful British
comedy about four down-on-
their-luck Brits who perform
their own strip show to raise
"Borat" Strangely overrat-
ed comedy based on Sacha
Baron Cohen's shock act, in
which he acts like a foreign
doofus and then is surprised by
"Fast Food Nation" -
Fictionalized version of the
best-selling expose about the
wheelings and dealings of
America,s fast-food restaurants.
Season" The final season of
the infamous detective-come-
dy show, with an early-career
role for future Oscar winner
12:05, 12:25, 3:55, 4:25, 7:15,
Amazing Grace. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 4:10, 7:35,
The Astronaut Farmer. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 5:20.
The Number 23. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:55 a.m., 2:35,
5:00, 8:05, 10:30.
Reno 911!: Miami. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:15, 8:10, 10:35.
Bridge to Terabithia. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:40,
Breach. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 4:05, 7:10, 9:50.
Ghost Rider. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 4:15, 7:25,
Music and Lyrics. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:10, 4:35,
Norbit. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:05, 5:15, 7:55, 10:40.
Because I Said So. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 7:40.
Venus. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:35, 2:45, 4:55, 7:20, 9:30.
The Last King of Scotland.
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs., 4:50,
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Jacksonville Beach. On The
Rocks Arts & Music Fest featur-
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to 2 a.m. Saturday. Acoustic rock
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Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
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Tymin appears Saturday.
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
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9:30 p.m. Saturday. Traditional
Irish music with Bobby Flynn at
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Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-BIRD.
Martin, Medeski and Wood per-
form at 9 p.m. today. Tickets are
$25. Reggae with Toots and the
Maytals and guests Tea Leaf
Green at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $25. Pepper and the
Mad Caddies with Supervillian
and Splinta are in Monday. De
Lions of Jah with Danka,
Ballyhoo and Eleven:54 appear
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
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Po Boys Creole Cafe, 725
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Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
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music Tuesdays. The Jason
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Thursday. Jose LeBron and The
LeMonde Quintet perform
Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach 246-
9874. DJs and female imperson-
Brix, Jacksonville Beach.
Charlie Walker plays acoutsic
from 10 p.m. to close every
Sunday. Get Low Blues appear
from 10 p.m. to close every
Tuesday. DJ's spin all weekend.
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, 'Atlantic Beach 241-
8848. Live music from 9:30 p.m.
to 1:30 a.m. today and Saturday.
Country night every Sunday.
Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940. Pili
Pili plays reggae every Friday
and Saturday. Nathan Holley is
in every Sunday.
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.
Cloud Nine are in today and
Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st Street
North, JPcksonville Beach 241-
3138. Live music this weekend.
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Cloud Nine followed by Jimmy
Solari every Wednesday. Spade
McQuade plays, every Sunday.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.
Nolan Neal is in Monday.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every Tuesday. Reggae
with Pili Pili every Wednesday.
The Wes Cobb Band is in
Thursday. Mystic Dino and the
420 Band are in Sundays.
Giovanni's, 1161 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-7787.
Mary Ann Hawkins plays piano
Thursday. The Amanda Finch
Jazz Quintet performs today.
Pianist Matt Hall appears
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
* 249-9660. Kenhe and Sleepy
every Friday. Mike Shackelford
Band appears Saturdays.
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach 249-
5181. Live music at 10 p.m.
today and Saturday. Karaoke
every Sunday. -Little Green men
perform every Monday.
Spiderbaby is in ,. every
Wednesday. 3 appears. every
Mackenzie's Steakhouse, 100
Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra
Beach 543-9143. Gene
Nordan plays piano Tuesday
through Thursday. Don Miniard
is in Saturday. Michael Howard
plays Sunday. Will Hurley per-
forms Fridays and Monday.
Max's Restaurant, 1312 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach 247-
6820. John Evans plays the
Ocean Club, 401. 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Mystic Roots in the tiki bar
every Tuesday. Fifth South and
the Glass Camels are in the
Bubba Lounge every
Wednesday. Reggae with Pili Pili
from 4 to 8 p.m. every Sunday.
Happy Ho r rink Prices
Miss Jao ch
Mis r1l Vision
Friday & turday showtime
-t e best in
201 5th Ave. North
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To advertise call 249-9033
Violinist Tom Chiu performs
March 15 at the UNF Fine Arts
THREE MO' TENORS
The tenor trio performs at 7:30
p.m. Saturday at the University
of North Florida Fine Arts
Center at 4567 St. Johns Bluff
Road S., Jacksonville. Tickets
range from $44 to $54. Call
620-2878 for information.
UNF STRING FINALS
The Gerson yessin Conceert
Series continues with young
artists competing in the final
round of UNF string competi-
tion at 7 p.m. Saturday in the
University of North Florida
Fine Arts Center, 4567 St. Johns
Bluff Road, Jacksonville. Call
620-2878 for information.
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
performs traditional New
orleans jazz, blues, swing and
spirituals at 8 p.m. today at The
Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth
Street, Jacksonvillle. Tickets are
$32.50 and $37.50. Call 355-
The experimental jazz trio per-
forms at 9 p.m. today at
Freebird Live, 200 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tickets are $25. Call 249-BIRD
The ultimate folk singer per- '
forms with Sam Pacetti at 8:30
p.m. today at Cafe Eleven, 501
A1A in St. Augustine.
Admission is $18. Call 460-
9311 for information.
TOOTS & THE MAY-
The Kingston, Jamaica reggae
outfit with guests Tea Leaf
Green perform at 9 p.m. Saturday
at Freebird Live, 200 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tickets are $20 in advnace, $25
at the door. Call 249-BIRD for
THE BEACH BOYS
The 60's California surf icons.
with original member Mike
Love perform at 8 p.m.
Saturday at The Florida Theatre,
Art and Music showcase on Saturday
by LIZA MITCHELL
Music and art will collide to
create a multidimensional
canvas of sight and sound
Saturday at two nightspots in
Vestal's On The Rocks Art
and Music Showcase will fea-
ture the work of 87 artists in
multiple mediums ranging
from oils to pencil and pho-
tography to junk art.
Art will be displayed in nine
different rooms from 2 p.m.
to 2 a.m. at The Ocean Club
and The Atlantic at 300 1st
Admission is $5 for ages 21
and up, $8 for under 21 from
2 a.m. to 10 p.m. only.
Organizer Joe Van Dyke said
he held two previous shows at
the Seawalk Hotel to give
local artists a place to show
The Jacksonville Beach Art
and Music Celebration and
last year's Jacksonville Beach
Dark Art celebration held on
Halloween both drew impres-
sive crowds, he said.
"The last two were awe-
some. This will be the best
yet," Van Dyke said. "It's got-
ten bigger and bigger each
So big, he said, that he was
approached by the L.A. based
watch company Vestal about
becoming the event's title
sponsor after they participat-
ed in the Halloween show last
The event also provides a
stage for local bands to reach
new audiences and establish
synergy between the audio
and visual fields.
Music will be provided by
10 local bands as well as DJs
spinning at both locations.
Christina Wagner, Shadow
Agency, Sensei, Kings of Hell,
A Slight Breeze, Aloke, The
Uprise, John Earl, Chinese
Horses and Devereaux.
Van Dyke, who is an artist
as well as a member of
Shadow Agency, said the
event is designed to open
doors for the artists and reach
"It gives artists the opportu-
nity to start displaying their
work that haven't been given
the chance," he said.
128 E. Fosyth Street,
Jacksonville. Tickets are $50,
$57.50 and $70. Call 355-2787
BAND OF HORSES
The Sub Pop Records indie
rockers perform at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday at Cafe Eleven, 501
A1A in St. Augustine. Tickets
are $10. Call 460-9311 for
The bearded classic rockers per-
form at 8 p.m. Tuesday at The
Florida Theatre, 128 E. Fosyth
Street, Jacksonville. Tickets are
$$75 and $100. Call 355-2787
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Crossword puzzle answers are located in the Classified section
1 Shopper's destination
5 Wading bird
10 Main character
15 New Zealand natives
17 Sweet cocktail
20 Song about a marriage
proposal + 2
23 Card game
26 Late premier
28 Feminine suffix
29 Ending for Keats or
31 Avian abode
34 Literary initials
36 Hang limply
39 End of each "Old
40 Arthur _
41 Song about a parade + 6
48 Be resurrected
49 Links fellow
50 Theater part
58 Red _
61 Nav. transport
63 Elder, for one
72 Antibody stimulator
75 Bank accts.
82 DVD player's forerunner
84 Clementine's dad &
86 Voice range
87 Type of boat
88 Black-and-yellow bird
91 Song about a sweetheart
97 Word of disgust
102 Barn topper
104 "... _, gave proof
through the night..."
107 White fish
110 _, Italy
117 man; unanimously
119 Nonspecific one
120 Song about a missing
girlfriend + 5
125 High-spirited animals
127 Train supports
128 Uno y uno y uno
.129 Singer Helen
130 Fern. title
1 Principal conduits
2 Band of sparks
3 up; hoards
5 Scottish uncle
6 Chats on and on
8 Norwegian explorer
10 Health care plan: abbr.
11 Location of the pinna
13 Oklahoma Indian
14 Baseball stats.
16 Greek portico
18 Cousins' mothers
19 Folks from Limerick
20 Item on a hospital
patient's wrist band
22 Complimentary item
27 Laura Bush Welch
32 Atl. resort
33 Charged particle
35 Hot time for Pierre
38 "Jesus, My Lord, My
__, My All"
40 In _; agitated
42 Eye part
44 ...FDR, _, DDE...
45 9/30 follower: abbr.
46 Money hoarder
47 Park, Colorado
52 Eur. nation
53 Uncertain sounds
55 Gallbladder contents
56 Brother of Peter the Great
57 Boxer, for one: abbr.
59 Stock market term
64 Delta's follower
66 Very long periods
67 Intolerant ones
68 Nixon's running mate
69 Plant tendrils
71 Unrefined substance 2
72 Super Bowl rival,
73 Teachers' group: abbr.
76 Soap plant
78 Lioness in "Born Free"
79 80 Down part
83 Live together
85 Ariz.'s neighbor
86 Bit of residue
89 Aligned with no pol.
90 Munched 8
93 Nat. Security Act agcy.
94 Tempted one
95 Longs for
96 Under a roof
97 Hit hard
98 Mine entrances
99 Landlord's sign
105 Gets moldy
107 Greenhouse lily
111 Dill herb
114 Lacquered metalware
115 out; endured
118 In the distance
121 "_ to Billy Joe"
122 WWII agcy.
123 Suffix for stitch or
124 Harness part
Fr lirday, March 9
Annual Golf Tournament:
The Christ Episcopal Church
Foundation holds its 23rd
annual golf tournament, spon-
sored by SunTrust Bank, at the
Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. Tee
time for the event, whose .entry
fee is $150, is 1 p.m. Proceeds
will benefit the Christ Episcopal
Church Charitable Foundation,
which supports charitable
organizations in the Beaches
, To learn more about the foun-
dation or for questions regard-
ing the golf tournament, call
executive director Stacy Nash at
285-7390, ext. 235.
Fleet Reserve: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach,
holds a Steamed Clams dinner
($8 donation) from 5 p.m. to 8
p.m. March 9, Ladies Auxiliary
Steak ($10 donation) or Fish
Dinner ($8 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 16, and
Fish Fry ($10 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 23. The
Ladies Auxiliary holds a prime
rib dinner ($10 donation) from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 31.
Saturday.activities are Music by
Doug March 3 and March 17
and by Fuzzy March 10 and
March 24; all four evenings,
from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., include
karoake. There will be a blood
drive from ,3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 13 that offers a free steak
dinner and drink of choice to all
donors. The public is invited
and take-out orders are wel-
come. For information, call 246-
Free Tax Filing Help: Each
Friday through April 13, the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center, in cooperation with
AARP Tax-Aide, offers free tax-
filing help for taxpayers with
middle and low income. Special
attention is offered for those 60
and older. Service is provided on
a first-come, first-served basis.
No appointments can be made.
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center is at 2004 Forest
Avenue. For information, call
Lions Seafood and Music
Festival: The 26th annual Lions
Seafood and Music Festival Arts
and Crafts Show runs March 9-
11 at Francis Field on West
Castillo Drive in St. Augustine.
Hours are 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday. The cost of admission is
$1 for ages 16 and up. All pro-
ceeds benefit Lions Club
Charities. For information, call
904-825-0850 or visit
www.lionsfestivalco , ,
Friends of Washington
Oaks: The Friends of
Washington Oaks hold their
second Saturday Plant Sale from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Choices
include four leaf clovers, roses,
native plants, staghorn ferns
and other varieties. All proceeds
benefit the park for enhance-
ment of current and new facili-
ties. Regular entrance fees apply
during the sale. For informa-
tion, contact Cristy Leonard at
386-446-6783 or email
/ Healthy Back: If your back
bothers you, then Healthy Back
Yoga might ,be the answer.
Healthy Back Yoga is offered
from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. March
10 at Let's Dance Studio, 246
Solano Road, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Classes are designed to
teach participants how to keep'
their back healthy or return
their back to health. No prior
yoga experience is required, but
pre-registration is. Call Joan
Ryan at 280-4628 or e-mail
Tween and Teen Art
Contest: Submissions are due
March 10 for the Tween and
Teen Art Contest at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library,
101 Library Blvd. All local youth
artists ages 9 to 17 are invited to
enter the contest. All mediums
are welcomed, but submissions
must be based on the artist's
favorite novel or literary charac-
ter. There are no size restric-
tions, but the artist must be able
to carry the piece unaided into
the library. A winner from each
of three age groups, 9-11, 12-14
and 15-17, will earn a prize.
Entries will be on display at an
art show at the library March
20, when the winners will be
.announced. Entry forms are
available at the library. For
information, call 273-0495.
Sunday, March 11
Knighting Ceremony: Several
St. Augustine citizens are
knighted by Queen Mariana at 7
p.m. in recognition of their
service in preserving St.
Augustine's history. The cere-
mony takes place in the Plaza de
la Constitucion. Admission is
free. For information, call 904-
Letting Go: Letting Go, a day
course on moving beyond
anger, hurt, fear and loss, will be
taught from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at Cobalt Moon Center, 217
First St., Neptune Beach, by
Carol Lutker, Buddhist teacher
from Drolma Meditation
Center. Lutker shows attendees
how to free themselves from
negative mind states and enjoy
peace and freedom. Everyone is
welcome for a $30 donation;
the donation is $15 for students
and those on limited income.'
Call 386-793-3013 to register.
Association: The Beaches
Business Association holds its
next meeting at 12 p.m. at
Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
Guest speaker is Dale Carson,
who is running for Sheriff of
Duval County. Use 15th' Street
South or 12th Street South to
Shetter Avenue to get to South
Paranormal Meeting: Spirits,
angels, ghosts, hauntings, how
to protect oneself from negative
energy, family curses and prepa-
ration to take for ghost investi-
gations will be among the sub-
jects discussed from 7:15 p.m.
to 8:45 p.m. in the PGA Tour
Room of the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. The free event,
hosted by New Earth
Lightworkers, is open to para-
normal believers and all those
interested in the supernatural.
For information, call 742-9048.
*Yu-Gi-Oh Duel: The Books-A-Millions at 738 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, and
9400 Atlantic Blvd., near Regency, offer the official Yu-Oi-Oh League every Saturday. Competition
is held at 11 a.m. for players 10 and younger, 2 p.m. for players 11 and above. Call the Marsh
Landing store at 273-8055 and the Regency store at 805-0004 for information.
*Pre-School Storytime is offered at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. For information, call 273-8055
(Marsh Landing store) and 805-0004 (Regency).
SCOOBY DOO AT ADVENTURE LANDING
*Dog Lovers Day with Scooby Doo will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 at Adventure
Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach. This free event will create awareness of the over-
population-of-pets problem and provide permanent homes for homeless pets through a Dog
Breakfast with Scooby Doo begins at 8 a.m., and photo opportunities with Scooby Doo continue
until 1 p.m. "K9s In Flight Frisbee Dog Shows" follows Scooby Doo. All dogs used have been res-
cued from animal shelters.
During the all-day event, Adventure Landing will host a Dog Adoption Fair. Shelters from Duval,
Clay, Nassau and St. 'Johns counties will be represented through the First Coast No More Homeless
Pets non-profit organization, whose mission is to find as many homes as possible and to educate
the public about the importance of spaying and neutering.
For information, visit www.adventurelanding.com or call 904-246-4386.
GOLFING FOR KIDS
*The 15th Annual Club.Managers for Kids Charity Golf Tournament and Casino Night: The
Florida Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America holds Casino Night from 6 p.m. to
1:0 p.m. March 11 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, followed by its charity
golf tournament March 12. The tournament, in which 1985 Players champion Calvin Peete will
play with one foursome, has a 10 a.m. shotgun start. All funds from the two events will benefit
Children's Miracle Network and Special Olympics.
For information, log on to www.cmnjax.com or call Harvey Hodz at 904-273-3731.
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As some of you may be aware,
"Chef Jeff" has returned home to
oIsTEPl.D' -sL:e the Twisted Ones. Jeff opened the
restaurant with us as a dishwasher.
(tISIN[CO AffIb' He worked his way through most
Every position here. Jeff decided to
further pursue the culinary arts
and left for the Culinary Institute of America in N.Y., where he
graduated with an AOS degree and is further certified as a level
One Professional Chef from ACE
We are thrilled that Jeff has returned to us and we are
so excited about his "Southern Coastal" inspired culinary
creations. Jeff immediately rehired Sous chef Eric Encinosa, his
friend and colleague with over twenty three years culinary
experience and both Jeff and Eric fully embrace the Twisted
Sisters eclectic menu. Jeff aspires to honor his Tallahassee
heritage through the creation of southern coastal inspired
cuisine and presents many exciting new tapas and entrees. ,
In celebration of Jeff's return and in our continued
good fortune, we hosted a Re-Grand Opening on Wednesday,
March 7, 2007 and welcome you to enjoy our chic new look
Again, thank you for believing in us. See you soon!!
7e 1266 Beach Blvd.
Jax Beach (Beach Plaza)
March 9, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Weekend 7
Otters, then and what they've become
It's no surprise to any of you
who regularly read this col-
umn, but otters are far and
away my favorite animal on
Earth. I spent decades in inter-
national conservation efforts
for the otters in the world and
put much of my energy into
generating interest for those
four rare otter species in Asia.
Well, these Asian otter conser-
vation efforts are still ongoing,
and my Asian colleagues have
even discovered a fifth species
that we had long thought to be
My international otter work
as chairman of the IUCN
(World Conservation Union)
"Otter Specialist Group" for
years was my profession but
my attachment to the four
individual North American
river otters that I handraised
and kept for educational pur-
poses at Marine World in
California was my soul.
"Albion" and "Delta" were
two North American river
otters orphaned in California,
which I raised under a state
wildlife permit. "Bayou" and
"Cajun came from Louisiana, a
trapping state, and I brought
them back as infants under per-
mit to join them. I raised these
otters on bottles, and coddled
them, and found them secure
housing at Marine World-Africa
USA, where Bucko and I
worked. "My" otters lived out
their lives with us at the zoo.
As it turned out, these four ani-
mals imprinted on people, and
on me in particular. For the
dozen or more years of their
life, I was always "Mom" and
part of their clan.
I could always enter their
enclosures with impunity, and
harness them and take them
for education walks in the park
to explain about their role in
the natural world. Otters are
keystone animals, and indica-
tors of healthy freshwater wet-
lands. That was these otters'
purpose and one of my pri-
mary roles as Education
Director of Marine World to
inform the public about the
importance of wetlands, and
otters and otter-based ecosys-
I could leave for six months
to do my Ph.D. studies on
otters in Malaysia, but whenev-
er I returned, they heard my
voice, and ran to the fence, and
sniffed me, and dissolved into
happy "Hmm, hmm, hmm"
chuckles of greeting. In
moments I was back in their
cage, with my kids clambering
over me, demanding attention.
They loved me indeed their
entire life, and I loved them.
Unfortunately, when they
matured these imprinted otters
began to view other humans as
"otters from a different tribe."
When they began to get territo-
rial, and in the wild would
have scent-marked their habitat
with their scat (feces) chasing
other otters away, they tried to
"mark" their enclosure similar-
ly. Of course, the humans in
their skewed world could not
read these "go-away" signs like
other otters would.
The bloody battles between
my otters and all other people
I could always walk them on
their leashes in front of the
public all around Marine World
but kept them biting distance
away from people. Bucko was
in charge of the sea lion train-
ers and otter keepers (otters are
too free-spirited to be happily
trained) and the otters were
penned in one area, while his
staff cleaned another without
directly contacting them.
We learned from the otters'
Great Escape when they
attacked the early-morning
landscape crew causing 30 or,
more deep crushing bite
MARINE WORLD-AFRICA USA ARCHIVES
Walking four otters on leashes is not an easy feat, even for our intrepid columnist.
and make your weekend spectacular
Continued from B-1
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday
at the museum, 333 N. Laura
St., Jacksonville. The event
features barbeque, wings and
an assortment of sides, com-
pliments of Sticky Fingers.
Beer and wine also will be
available, as will dancing to
music spun by DJ Harmony.
Refer a friend for MOCA
membership and receive six
chances to win prizes, includ-
ing a 42-inch plasma screen
TV. Memberships start at $30.
For information, call the
MOCA membership depart-
ment at 366-6911, ext. 225.
Scooby Doo at Adventure
Dog Lovers Day with
Scooby Doo will be held from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at
Adventure Landing, 1944
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach. This free event will
create awareness of the over-
and provide permanent
homes for homeless pets.
Breakfast with Scooby Doo
begins at 8 a.m. Photo oppor-
tunities with Scooby Doo
continue until 1 p.m. The
nationally recognized "K9's
In Flight Frisbee Dog Shows"
follows Scooby Doo. There
will be three shows, and all
dogs used have been rescued
from animal shelters.
During the all-day event,
Adventure Landing will host
a Dog Adoption Fair. Shelters'
from Duval, Clay, Nassau and
St. Johns counties will be rep-
resented through the First
Coast No More Homeless Pets
(FCNMHP) non-profit organi-
zation, whose mission is to
find as many homes for pets
as possible and to educate
the public about the impor-
tance of spaying and neuter-
For information, visit
or call 904-246-4386.
A Menorcan heritage cele-
bration, hosted by the
Menorcan Cultural Society,
takes place from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Saturday at the Llambias
House, 31 St. Francis St.,
across from the Oldest House
Complex in St. Augustine.
Admission is free. For infor-
mation, call 904-826-3388.
Gold Rush Casino Royale
The Golden Panther
Booster Club's annual Nease
athletics fundraiser, this year
the Golden Rush Casino
Royale, will be held from
6:30,p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday
at Plantation Country Club
in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets
for the event are $50 per per-
son. The registration website
There also are sponsorship
opportunities at www.nease-
nsorship.pdf. Anyone with
auction items to donate
should contact Karen
Overleese at koverleese@bell-
south.net. For information,
go to www.neaseboosters.org.
Two writers at Bookmark
Florida mystery writers Bob
Morris and Christine Kling
will be at The Bookmark, 299
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
at 7 p.m. Saturday to read
from and sign copies of their
new books. Morris' book is
"Bermuda Schwartz," Kling's
is "Wrecker's Key."
Morris has been a colum-
nist for the Orlando Sentinel
and Fort Myers News Press
and has served as editor of
several travel magazines. He's
the author of the 2005 Edgar
"Bahamarama." Kling's early
books include "Cross
Current," "Surface Tension"
and "Bitter, End."
For information, call The
Bookmark at 241-9026.
Transforming Power of
More than 200 voices from
five community choruses
join forces at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday at Deermeadows
Baptist Church, 9780
Baymeadows Road, for the
first citywide community
choral festival. Participating
in the event, and their direc-
tors, are the Don Thompson
Chorale (Michael Dell),
Chorus (Darren Dailey),
Chorale (Dr. Mark Stallings),
North Florida Women's
Chorale (Dr. Ted Mathews)
and Orange Park Chorale (Dr.
Carole Clifford). The concert
is free and open to the pub-
lic. Donations will be accept-
Art and Music Appreciation
Three different Monday
presentations, the first of
which begins March 12 at the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach, bring art and
music experts to Ponte Vedra
to explore links between the
visual arts.and music. Each
lecture concludes with a per-
formance by Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra musi-
The first presentation, on
"Beethoven, The Heroic
Heart," runs consecutive
Monday March 12 to March
26. Next up, April 2 to April
16, is "The Romantics, The
Soul Revealed," followed by
"The Modern Era," April 23
to May 14.
The cost of the Monday
series, for either CCPVB or
BRASS members, is $100 or
$10 per lecture. For non-
members, the series' cost is
$150 or $15 per lecture.
Mystery Writer at
mystery writer James W. Hall
will be at The Bookmark, 299
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, at 7 p.m. March 13 to
read from and sign copies of
his new book "Magic City."
Hall is the author of numer-
ous mysteries, including
"Rough Draft," "Forests of
wounds on the two weakest
landscapers the two unable to
climb trees to escape the angry
pack. Unbeknownst to the gar-
deners, the otters had scent-
marked the area with their
Keep Away signs, and the peo-
. ple failed to heed them. When
I got there to recapture them,
the four otters clambered
around me, happy at defending
their territory and chuckling
excitedly "Hmm, Hmm, Hmm,
Mom, we got them, we chased
them away for good!" I carried
them back to their pen, then
faced the music.
My otters were imprinted on
humans but wild North
American otters are not and
they pose no danger to people.
In natural environments, like
the remaining few freshwater
patches of the "Wild Heart of
Amnelia," otters are always a
pleasure to watch for those for-
tunate enough to see them.
Just a few weeks ago river
otters were seen mating in the
south end of the Egans Creek
Greenway. And most everyone
with a retention pond with any
habitat left sees the "Three
Stooges," a resident trio that
still manages to roam up and
down the island.
Otters, like bobcats and most
other large mammals, need to
travel widely to find mates and
seasonal food sources. The
remaining freshwater habitat of
the Greenway provides a
wildlife corridor for them, with
cover and fresh drinking water.
This Wild Heart of Amelia is
key to their survival on our
As long as the saltwater
intrusion is stopped and fresh-
water habitat is restored along
the south end of the Greenway
just maybe it is possible to keep
otters in our world. At least, it's
worth a try.
Pat Foster-Turley is a Ph.D.
zoologist and an international
biodiversity specialist. Contact her
atpatand email@example.com with
nature questions and observations.
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Wine improves with
age. The older I get,
the better I like it.
Years ago, 1 dated a wine
importer after I graduated
from college. I have few rec-
ollections of this particular
person, but it was then my
love of wine began. All wine
regions have their wonders -
from German and French
wines that were more com-
mon twenty years ago to
today's popular Australian
and prized American wines.
It seems that with each
passing year the interest in
wine grows. Today it's com-
mon to see wine refrigerators
sold at home centers and dis-
count grocers. And, more
people. are drinking wine,
too. According to a CBS
report last. year, of the people
who said they drink alcohol,
about 40% of those drank
wine, rising from a low of
27% in 1992 to 40% in 2005.
Fine wine sections can now
be found everywhere from
convenience stores to shop-
ping clubs. So it makes sense.
that wine would also find its
way into homes ranging
from a simple countertop
rack to full-blown wine cel-
lars whose storage can be
tracked with software specifi-
cally designed to manage a
wine inventory. If you have
even a simple interest in
wine, why not make that
interest a part of your home?
It helps to know that wine
is finicky. It doesn't like
light and it likes to be cool.
Even vibrations aren't good
for wine. So, a quiet, dark,
KATHRYN WE.AI: _
cool location is best. Once
you find the spot that's away
from windows, the stove,
and stereo or televisions, you
have a good start on storing
your wine in the conditions
it likes and responds to best.
You should always store wine
on its side so that the cork
stays moist and maintains it
Use what you have
A love of wine can be
translated into your d6cor
and lifestyle easily. Whether
you have a basement that
can be converted to a cellar,
a spare closet or cabinet, or
just a corner of the dining
room, there are many ways
to work wine into your home
that range in price from ten
dollars to tens of thousands
of dollars. If space is limited,
select a small cabinet area for
a nice wine rack to store your
favorite bottles. If you have
generous pantry space, con-
sider adding wine racks here.
Pantries are usually dark,
cool, and quiet, making them
a good choice for wine stor-
If you have a butler's
pantry and no butler, why
not turn this area into a wine
bar? Remove shelves and a
cabinet door to add a wine n
cooler. If you can spare the
room, fit another cabinet W -
with racks. If you have a .
small closet, replace the door
with a wrought iron gate and4
install racks and you have an
instant cellar. Even an
unused formal dining room
can be converted into a
wine-tasting room with the
right decor elements.
If you're interested in cre-
ating a real wine cellar and ,,
are a serious collector of
wines, it's wise to hire an.
expert who can build the
storage racks and install the
proper cooling system
required to ensure the-wines
are kept at the optimal tem-
Today there are a number
of companies that will come
to your home and design a
cellar that includes a tasting
bar, barrels, refrigeration- .
and almost anything an .%'
oenophile heart could desire...
Adding a spot to your
home for the collection and
enjoyment of wine couldn't
be easier with all the acces- ,
series and d&cor items avail-
able today. Your next home
improvement might need to V
be one that will allow you to
savor life by the glass.
Kathryn Weber is a home
and decorating columnist.
For more information, go to
www.kathryn-weber.com or Photo submitted
email questions to This beautiful wine tasting room could be easily duplicated in a seldom-used dining room or other
Kathryn@kathryn-weber.com space in the home. Wine bars, cellars, and storage rooms are in hot demand as the interest in
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Lampshades actually attract
dust as the air around them is
dry and charged with static
from the electricity. Wipe
them off with a fabric soften-
er sheet, not a plain old cloth.
The fabric softener sheet gets
rid of the dust but also pre-
vents static electricity, which
will mean it will be longer
before you have to do this job
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inside and out. This will help
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with a glue stick. It dries
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kear. Erica V.
spend a lot of money on a
food dehydrator when you
can dehydrate food in your
oven. Thinly slice the fruits or
vegetables, place onto cookie
sheets or cake racks and place
into a'200-degree oven. Prop
open the oven door to main-
tain air circulation. Bake veg-
etables from six to 16 hours,
and fruits for 12 to 48 hours.
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repotting plants, place a cof-
fee filter in the pot before fill-
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PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful, re-
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4-1/2 blocks to Neptune Bch. Tenant oc-
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FSBO- 608 4th Ave South- SFR,
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DEEP WATER access. .Isle of Palms,
3445 Eunice Rd. Pool, boat lift, 3/2.5, re-
modeled kitchen & bathrooms. Move in
ready. $656,000 OBO. (904)703-0254.
PONTE VEDRA Court Townhouse, 2/2.5
1200sf, completely remodeled, new A/C,
FSBO- OPEN House, Sunday, 3/11,
2pm-4pm, Plantation Oaks, 609 Brook-
wood Ct., Ponte Vedra. 5BR/5BA +large
bonus & office, cul-de-sac, hardwood
floors, 3 car gar., on nature preserve.
Unit# 1002 $925,000 MLS#306356 Watson Realty Corp.
Unit# 402 $945,000 MLS#348271 PV Club Realty
Unit# 1104 $1,099,000 MLS#338656 Watson Realty Corp.
rage, attic. $338,000uu. Steps from parK,
1500sf. w/irrigation and well. Open floor
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WATERFRONT, 3BR/2.5BA, pool, dock,
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SAWGRASS TPC- Oakbridge, 3/2, under
market value, large lot, $289k: 662-5571
TOWNHOUSE, 14TH Ave. So. & 2nd St.,
2 blocks from ocean w/ocean views,
2297sqft; built fall 2005, 3BR/3.5BA, tons
of upgrades. GE profile appliances, sur-
round sound, saturnia tile; discounted
$100K, priced at $590,000. Seller will pay
$5000 closing cost & pay $5000 cash in
decorating allowance at closing. Will coop
at 3%. Call 424-7204.
NEAR GAINESVILLE lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002, $439,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
247-4333 or 710-3111.
Plantation Oaks. 4BR/3.5BA, 2922sf.,
$559,900. Vanguard Realty, Inc. GMAC,
Brandon Buckley, 904-962-7600.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1035 Stocks St., 2/1,
CH&A, cul-de-sac, $135,000, (904)476-
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
new! Many upgrades. $289,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf, 3/2,
like new. $219,900.
SANDALWOOD- Well maintained 3/1.5,
1500sf, sturdy brick home in well estab-
lished area. Detached shed w/ electric, Ig
stone frplc. & much more! $189,900.
SUTTON LAKES- 4/2, eat in kit., separate
dining, great room, Ig master w/ Ig master
HARBOUR SPRINGS- Lg 3/2 w/ scr. pa-
tio on pond. Investors only- currently rent-
ed for one year. $220,000.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, hardwood floors,
new tile in kit. & bath, freshly painted in &
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ground pool. Tons of upgrades!
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Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave. N. Re-
duced- Large luxury townhomes. Block
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NEPTUNE BEACH, marshfront, 2 story,
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currently leased. $189,900 & $195,900.
15TH AVE. S.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West style cottage, 2BR/1.5BA,
adorable with huge great room, private
backyard, great for entertaining, Low
maintenance landscaping. $314,900.
2 LOTS EAST OF A1A-PVB
OffSolano Rd. one has small beach cottage,
been remodeled. Take advantage of golf
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Kim Fisher 285-6927
Marc Boilley 314-9841
Unit# 701 $1,150,000 MLS#279767 Edgewater Companies, Inc. Steve Williams 241-8687
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QUUE-N'S HARBOUUH 5BR/3.5BA Estate
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crown moulding, plantation shutters, sur-
round sound, fitness room, balcony, and a
fully equipped gourmet kitchen. $1.374M
LAKEFRONT HOME in Ponte Vedra.
Beautiful 3BR 2BA, 1950sf w/ 12ft vaulted
ceilings. Open floor plan with awesome
view of lake. Must see! $469,000.
ATL BCH HOME $209,900
FSBO. 618-1 Dutton Island Dr. West.,
3BR/1.5BA. New A/C, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appointment
only. Call David (904)247-0665 (home),
ATLANTIC BEACH, 533 Seaspray Ave.,
3BR/2BA, w/garage, tile & wood flooring,
new cabinets, house just painted; walk or
bike to beach and schools; big, fenced
back yard; move in ready, (904)382-7991.
SOUTH OF Fleming Island, 5/3/2, 2180sf,
built 2006, large fenced yard, $264,900,
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT! 2 homes
for sale, a 4BR/3BA, 2-story, recently re-
modeled home on 4 ac w/amazing views
of Amelia Island $379,900 and a 3BR/2BA
DW on a canal with a dock, slip, boatlift
and sunset views for $309,900. Great in-
vestments. See www.BlackHammockls-
land.com for more info. 233-8077 Broker.
ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$219,900. Tim 509-9071.
VILLAGES OF PABLO
Beautiful home, 3/2 w/ 2 car gar., frplc.,
private & very huge backyard. Community
pool, tennis, basketball & fishing. Just mi-
nutes to the beach. $259,000. Bold City
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1866sqft,
brick home, completely remodeled; lot
size 110'xi20'; 7 blocks to ocean,
ATLANTIC BEACH $189,900
3BR/1BA, great starter home or invest-
ment; nice lot w/screened porch & fenced
yard, concrete block, 100% finaficing
available. Call 247-9244 or 651-6748.
12301 KERNAN FOREST BLVD 2301
3BR/2BA condo, end unit, concrete
block with attached garage. All appli-
ances plus washer and dryer. Tile in
kitchen, foyer, and master bath. Gated
community includes pool and water park
area. $179,000 MLS 287809
LUXURY TOWN HOME
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 126
Gorgeous two story condo 2BR/2BA,
features granite countertops, oversized
microwave,. and washer/dryer. Fully
equipped clubhouse with tennis and bas-
ketball courts. $194,500 MLS 318903
2107 FAIRWAY VILLAS LN S
Fantastic 2BR/2BA home, with a great
golf course view. Oversized shower and
big storage shed. A steal at the beach.
Very nice home for a very good price.
LOOK NOW! $189,900 MLS 333205
9745 TOUCHTON RD UNIT 2325
Beautiful 2BP/2.5BA two story town
home. Features stainless steel appli-
ances, 42" cabinets, ceramic tile and
screened porch. Mediterranean style.
Fabulous clubhouse, tennis and basket-
ball courts, fitness center, pool, sauna,
and hot tub. A great buy! $204,900 MLS
5811 ATLANTIC BLVD 125
This 2BR12.5BA condo riverfront with
marvelous vie.i'- of the river Boat slip
available. Boaier, ar co'lo, ie minute ,
from downorni Close i:. Sain Marco.
shopping anu-v'trtrsi' G'OuIid le%-
condo. A mu-, .ee' $219.000 MNILS
221 COLIMA ST
2BR/2BA in Ponte Vedra Beach. One
car garage with workshop space. All
stainless steel appliances. Tumbled
stone counter tops in kitchen and bath,
18-inch ceramic tile throughout living
area and porch. American home shield
warranty offered by seller. $223,950
2525 SPOKANE STE
3BR/2BA on large lot on the marsh,
quiet and serene. Partially remodeled.
New hardwood floors, paint, metal roof,
and carpet. Seller will give an allowance
or deduct monies from the sale price to
remodel kitchen, bathroom, and plumb-
ing. $225,000 MLS 345666
SPACIOUS TOWN HOME!
11039 CASTLEMAIN CR E
Wonderful 3BR/2.5BA town home. De-
sirable Gate Parkway area. Two car ga-
rage. Tile in kitchen, entry, and dining
room. Washer and dryer included. Many
upgrades! $259,900 MLS 340901
COUNTRY LIVING JEWEL!
3318 LANNIE RD
Marvelous 3BR/2BA home with pool.
Wooded lot with large workshop de-
tached. Stone fireplace and greenhouse.
New AC and carpet. Bay windows, fam-
ily room, screened back porch and new
carpet. $274,000 MLS 342534
120 SAND CASTLE WAY
Absolutely stunning 3BR/2.5BA home.
Totally remodeled from top to bottom
with large side yard and paved patio in
back. New maple kitchen, cabinets, and
stainless steel appliances. Built in en-
tertainment cabinet. All new light and
bath fixtures. Fabulous master bath.
$295,900 MLS 314749
625 N 15T ST
Lovely 3BR/2.5BA two story traditional
home. Cedar shake vinyl siding, covered
front porch, entry foyer, great room and
dining area. All high-end stainless steel
appliances, dishwasher, microwave,
Soven and refrigerator. Loft area is de-
Ssigned and wired. $399,900 MLS
ST. JOHNS RIVER CONDO
505 LANCASTER ST 2B
Immaculate 2BR/2BA condo on the St.
Johns River. Well appointed gourmet
kitchen, spacious bedrooms with top of
the line updates in bathroom. 24hr se-
curity and underground parking.
$649,900 MLS 318803
712 SECOND ST
Marvelous 4BR/3.5BA two story home.
Key West Style with great floor plan.
Upgrades throughout. Two master
suites, several porches to enjoy the
Ocean breezes, wood floors, high ceil-
ings and cherry tone cabinetry. Only two
blocks from beach! $859,000 MLS
113 RIVER MARSH
Charming 4BR/3.5BA custom home
with beautiful details.throughout. En-
joy the two sided unique floor plan to
the spacious outdoor lanai area as well
as in the family room. Home is like
brand new! $889,000 MLS 335881
174 15TH ST
Cute 3BR/2BA home sold as is on two
separate building lot. Three houses from
|the ocean. Gorgeous remodeled end
unit. Large side yard, paved patio and
' two car garage. Wall to wall carpet and
great room. $1,150,000 MLS 316675
Wamit RealtyCorp. REA1TOORS'
NEPTUNE BEACH, 473 Hopkins St.
3 blocks to ocean, french doors open to
12x28 covered patio, 3BR/1.5BA, updated
kitchen w/smooth-top stove, built-in micro-
wave & dishwasher, large walk-in pantry.
New roof, capet, paint & ceiling fans.
W/D included. $339,000 will co-op.
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 w/ study located East of
A1A. Open floor plan w/ French doors,
leading to in ground pool. Secluded, gated
community. Walk to beach. A must see!
$499,900. Call 273-9809, 610-0583.
MARCH 9, 2007
NEPTUNE BEACH home. Must sell nowl
Freshly painted, 3BR/2BA, 1870sf.
$319,999. Bring offers Vanguard Realty,
Inc. GMAC, Brandon Buckley,
INVESTORS, IF you are interested in a
prime 4 unit rental property in the heart of
the Mayport Waterfront Partnership Rede-
velopment area I am relocating and in the
unfortunate position of being the motivat-
ed seller. Each unit is 2BR/1BA, rents
easily and the building is priced below
market value at $329,900. Must close
byJune 15. Contact Martin Hamm at
(904)280-2728 for details.
Call Rosemary Naughton [ IB
"She KnONS the beaches!"
OPEN HOUSE Sun. 2-4
Elegant P.U. Home E. of A A -Reduced!
Exceptionally nice 4/3.5 spacious exec. home, stroll to bch!
Lovely tile upgrades, high ceils, huge GR/Kit, plantation
shutters, close to schools & shopping. Seller ready to welcome
offer! A IA S.from JTB to 509 N.A I A, on left past Solano Rd.
OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-3
Immaculate 3BR gem, 3 yrs new, 4 blks to bch! Fully
tiled down, high ceils. spacious open-plan ideal for
beachy elegance. Granite/s.s kit, windows galore, cool
MBR balcony. 409 12th Ave. S.. near eateries &
JTB! Come. see & buy!
This wonderful 7/5 home is perfect for space loving people.
Rebuilt in 2005, the home is eco friendly, energy eff.,
xeriscaped, cork floors, solar water heater, some cellulose
insul, and much more. Det. garage has a full
guest suite above.
Call Jan Fowler
U1 -1.7 -mi'U I 4 t1M
Not a condo! No association fees! Your new home awaits
at the beach for $279,900!!! This is a great deal foi, an
open floor plan and two car garage in a very
mature neighborhood. MLS # 336018
Shawn Norton, Realtor
Spacous 3BR/2BA on quiet cul-de-sac in Jax Beach
3551 Sanctuary Way South
Jeannine Findley 881-6326 or
Patty Bryant 588-5620
Walter Williams Realty
9 High Quality Brick
family rms Many construction upgrades!
Oversized 2 car garage w/10'x8' workshop area,
water softener, security, & central vacuum
v s slems Full bnck floors, Berber carpet, wood
flooring. 12'\9'\4' bnckfireplace,hugekitchen
S/.1 pant-es-. Conan counters, SS appliances.
1,000 plus sf ma-ter suite a 200 plus s- f otf closet space, 6' whirlpool tub, 4'x4'
shower, & so much more! 90'x140' lot w/8'x8' storage shed, 64' brick patio, tiki
hut, & big yard! Call owner/agent for appt. $1,175,000.
Ellen Poling -Wright
Prudential Cell: 838-4562
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S.. MLS# 299269 (Residential) 1927 Beachside Ct
S" Price $1,895,000 4 Bed 3 bath 1 half bath.
S' "- This magnificent home is a Wm Morgan masterpiece
-i & reca the 'Excellence in Design Award' from the
Amer.inst of Architects in Jax. Home has over 1800
SF of cov. porches. Home is built around a lovely bay
tree The micronesian metal roof design affords
beautiful ocean views, artist's studio, dumb waiter or
elevator, huge 3 car gar & sep entry to full guest suite.
S One of the most unique homes in Jax.
Nicely updated home in quaintZ .
Lakewood with huge yard, cute and .
cozy interior, lots of room for additions, .-:'- C'
pool, much more, must see! $219,500. -
759-882(ce Network Realty of wfrteasi,
241-2417 ext. 209(office) Owned & Operated
From Cotta es tO Castles
EXTRAORDINARY PONTE VEDRA HOME
EAST OF AIA
West Indies-style home close to the beach is the
ultimate in outdoor Florida living! Courtyard entry,
6 BRS/5.5 BA, approx. 4,700 sq. ft.. great room
with fireplace, dining room with coffered ceiling,
bonus/game room, and Pella windows, plus almost
2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor living space including
covered lanai, bath, heated salt-water swimming
pool, masonry fireplace, and brick summer kitchen!
MEDITERRANEAN ESTATE PONTE VEDRA
This gorgeous and very private Mediterranean
estate is set on almost two acres in the Guana
within easy walking distance to the beach. It
features three bedrooms, four and one-half
baths, wine room, billiard or game room,
theater, hobby room, a separate cottage with
an additional bedroom and bath, patio with a
pool, summer kitchen, covered lanai and
pergola. This home is awesome! $2,595,000
Prudential Network Realty's
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BEAUTY IN SO. JAX BEACH
3/2, recently remodeled, great room, up-
graded tile and carpet, Silestone counters,
Plantation shutters, French doors to huge
new deck, large fenced backyard, walk-in
closets, new roof, stone fireplace. Minutes
to JTB. $374,990, (904)333-7811 for ap-
SUNDAY, 3/11, 1PM-3PM
128 Natures Way $685K
Custom 4/3, cul-de-sac, lake
St. Johns Plantation, PVB
A1 A to West on 210
RT at St. Johns Plantation
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 3/2, walk to
ocean, newly remodeled, $249,900
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1045 Stocks St., 2/1,
CH&A, cul-de-sac, $135,000, tenant occu-
OPEN HOUSE, 12-3pm, Sat.lSun., 2985
St. John's Blvd., South Jax Beach.
3BR/2.5BA pool home, backyard is park.
Must See! $464K. 270-2073.
FSBO REDUCED 40k before realtor relist-
ing. Neptune Bch., 1020 Penman Rd.
Huge beach lot, .86 acre w/garden rooms.
2590 sq ft. home. large rooms. 4BR/4BA,
sun room, fireplaces, large wood deck,
double garage, w/ workshop, yard well,
Key West Style custom built 2- story in pri-
vate Marsh community. Beautiful stone
front, family room w/gas fireplace, 1st floor
master suite. w/ jacuzzi tub & screened
porch. Tropical landscaping. For private
viewing, please call 247-4442 or 568-
2-story estate home, 3654 sf, I
5/3.5, intercom, central vac,
2 surround sound syst, pool
manv narades $655000
$799K to 3.2 mil WCI/Costa
Verano Condo pool, sauna,
theater, hot tub, social rm. Best
in ocean front living.
806-A 3rd St. Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Built in 2005 $226,900
MARSHFRONT LOT: .99 acre
marshfront lot in small Neptune
Beach cul-de-sac subdivision
OCEANFRONT LOTS: Great
investment opportunity in Vilano
Beach. 3 adjacent lots available for
GREAT INVESTMENT IN
NEPTUNE BCH: 1900 sf home
sits on two large buildable lots in
desirable Neptune Beach setting.
PRICE REDUCTION: 4BR/2BA
all brick home in quiet beach
Call Jason Jarrett @
Saactuanay b thie Woo&s
Welcome home to this stunning 4 bedroom, 2 bath
home in The Woods. Home includes 16x1 6 tile in
wet areas, spectacular French doors and double
fireplace. MLS# 347377. $349,900
Call Vanessa Wells at (904) 226-0856
for more information
Secluded Woods, Neptune Beach 2046
Mary E. Brant Loop, 4/2, 2300 sq. ft.
New hardwood floors & interior paint,
2 car garage, nicely landscaped w/irrigation
Big, Big Marshfront Back Yard
MOTIVATED SELLER! $549,000
Call Steve 246-9915
Can happen more often when you live in this 3 bedroom,
concrete block home in north Jax Beach. Casual floor plan
features hardwood floors in living
areas, screened porch overlooking l S3
fenced backyard, and even room for I -
future expansion! $279,000.
Call Kevin Folson
(904) 612-1191 i
NEAR THE OCEAN!
Charming 3/3 cedar shake home. Beautifully
remodeled in 2002. Steps to the ocean and move
Sin condition. Large fenced
Doris Stein Farber
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely re-
modeled, 6 blocks to beach. Huge corner
lot. $330,000. (904)339-3084.
AMAZING 2BR/2BA Beaches Townhouse/
condo, +garage, vaulted ceilings, loft, bal-
cony, private courtyard, Vanguard Realty,
Inc. GMAC, Brandon Buckley,
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR/2BA, completely remodeled, new 30
year roof, new maple cabinets, travertine
stone floor, Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing costs.
PVB PLAYERS Club, patio home. Seller
pays 3% down & $3000 closing costs, 2/2,
enclosed porch, W/D, below market, won't
last. $269,900, Christina 710-8418.
www.6782aave.com-Newer custom www.1915ibispoint.com-4BR, 2.5BA w/loft
oceanfront 5BR. 4.5BA, 4725sf. Office, on private culdesac, lush landscaping, fenced
formal LR/DR, tile, wood floors, pool and spa, yard, sprinkler, open kitchen with breakfast
screened lanai, hot tub, and private beach., bar, formal dining, designer molding, pool/
$2.75M tennis. $319K
www.l3778bromley.com-5BR/4BA pool www.109colombard.com-Adorable 3BR,
home on the 14th fairway in Queens Harbour. 2BA on premium culdesac lakefront lot in
Newer upgraded kitchen ($55k) with stainless Ponte Vedral Florida room with private lake
appliances, wood and tile floors, newer views.no backdoor neighbors! Reduced to
fireplace, bonus room, 3 car garage is HIC. $328K
$775K www.15024thave.com-Updated4BR, 2BAin
Jlax Bch on .27 acres. Wood floors, new paint,
www.128naturesway.com-Custom concrete fireplace, open kitchen, dining, great room,
block, lakefront 4BR, 3BA on culdesac in screened porch, shed, hot tub/deck. Walk to
PVB. Formal DR, chef's kitchen, built-ins, ocean! Reduced to $320K
lanai, screened porch, courtyard 2.5 car gar, www.12952summerwind.com-Beautiful
2824sf, workshop, storage. $685K 3BR, 2BA with tile, Pergo and wood floors,
www.802providence.com-New 3BR, 2.5BA family room with double sided fireplace,
end unit townhome in Queens Harbour. Tile screen porch and deck all on wooded,
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen with granite conservation lot with lake views and room for
counters, tile roof, 3 car garage and balcony. a pool. $299,000
$655K www.820pissaro.com-Lakefront nearly new
www.365sawmill.com-Lakefront 5BR, 5BA 3BR, 2.5BA with loft, open patio, spacious
on culdesac in PVB. Screened pool/spa, lanai, kitchen with breakfast bar, formal LR/DR,
bonus room, in-law suite, wood, tile floors, oversized laundry, over $40k in upgrades!
corian counters, formal LR/DR, 3 car garage. Reduced to $299,900
comm.'pool. $649K www.4504cobblefield.com-Adorable 3BR,
www.688bonaire.com-Ocean Cay 4BR, 2BA with upgraded tile, open eat-in kitchen
25BA in ax Beach with loft, forma LRDR with breakfast bar, screened porch, fireplace,
new carpet and paint, tile floors, screened' fenced yard on conservation lot. $219K
lanai, lots of storage, comm. pool, walk to www.12567reeding.com-Newer stucco,
ocean! Reduced to $499,500 3BR. 2 BA concrete block construction.
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Atlantic Beach -
Seaside Gated Community Luxury HOMEI
Magnificent custom home with state-of-the-
art kitchen. You could not rebuild this home
with this quality in finish levels at this price
today. IT's AWESOME! 4 bdrm, 3.5 ba, 2-
story, all bdrms up, 3486 sq ft,
Mediterranean style with barrel tile roof.
Private Beach access. $1,395,000
Roof Top Ocean Views 1/2 Block to Ocean
Brand New Construction!
New Construction Town Home 4bdrm/
4.5bath, 3 story w/elevator, 2-car garage,
Construction complete in 3 months. High-
End Finish Levels Offered at $1,199,000
New Home in Atlantic Beach- 3 Blocks to the
Ocean Priced 100,000 +Below Appraised
Value, Price Includes Furnishing
3-story w/elevator, 6bdrms, 3ba, 4200sq ft,
office, high ceilings, rm for a pool. Lot size:
85x142. Maintenance free: concrete block
& stucco on 1st level, frame & vinyl shake
on 2nd & 3rd levels. $1,090,000
Old Atlantic Beach Home I Block to Ocean
Cedar Shake home w/white picket fence -
perfectly manicured. 4Bdrm, 3 Ba, master
upstairs, 2700 Sf, 62.5x125 lot size, room
for pool. Maple hardwood floors throughout.
2-car garage w/garage-tek. $1,075,000
IC WEST- near Mayo Clinic, 3/2/2,
1750+sf. Remodeled. $269.900 OBO. In-
dependent Brokers and Associates, Inc.
(904)247-4333. or (904)710-3111.
JAX BEACH, 3/1.5, wood floors, move-in
ready. Handy-man special. Large lot. TDO
Management (904)246-1125 or (904)
Marvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
S\Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
Vacant lot. 52 1/2 x 105'. Call Joe Floyd, 219-7638 for details. $100,000
www.marvin-group.com click on link to property of the week to view photos
3/2 near ocean, open floor plan, cul-de-sac, 2 car garage, security system, beautifully
landscaped with irrigation system, termite bond, built 2001. $329,900
JACKSONVILLE BEACH VISTA DEL MAR
1/1 Oceanfront Condo Furnished 3rd floor facing the courtyard. Pool, clubhouse. $299,900
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $250,000
1647 Bermuda Road Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house. 940sq' on .14 acres. Near Intracoastal and million & condos. $175,000
DAYTONA SHORES OCEAN VILLAS
Luxury Oceanfront Condo. 2136sq', 2/2.5 plus den. 436sq' deck, Intracoastal & oceanview. $881,100
Residential/commercial. 1626sq' in 3 buildings business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean. $799,000
PONTE VEDRA THE FOUNTAINS
2/2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $196,900
JACKSONVILLE SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 house, 1896sq'. Fenced back yard. Lawn maintenance included.
l Afnn mth
Call Rosemary Nanugliton -"
"She KnOWS the beaches!"
Beautifully remodeled 4/3. casual, classy bch living.
Huge windows frame nature views. 115'x185' lot.
spacious GR/Kit., exquisite finishes. Easy stroll to bch.
Selva Marina. $895,000
CALLING ALL BEACH-LOVERS!
"'One-of-a-kind" 3/2. 3 blks to ocean. 85' x135' lot
works for expansions or pool! Wd. floors, cool NMex.
tiled den, spacious eat-in kit, sits among million $$
homes! Such options! $684.000.
SELLER FINANCE ASSISTANCE.- Call for Details!
Stunning 3BR plus Sturdy cone. blk. bungalow,. 1 blk.
W. of 3rd. 72 x125' lot. options to enlarge! New tile.
windows, custom kit/bath, everything! Ideal starter/
right-sizer home. A gem! $449.000.
S. JAX. BEACH
"HEAR THE WAVES" TOWNHOME
Sunn\ 2/2.5 hideaway. 1.5 blks to sand! Comfortable
plan--lBR/up. 1/down. F-place. priv. deck. tropical
bkyard. Indoor Util Rm, big storage. 2-carport. All
appliances, no fees! $354.000
HOSPITAIBLE 2--STORY NEAR OCEAN
Life is good at the beach! Comfortable 3/3 plus Bonus/
Office just 4 quick blks to sandy dunes! Handsome
\%d. firs. peaceful bkyard, easy walk to upscale
shopping & elem.school. $410.000
BEAUTY AT THE BEACH!
Lovely 3BR 2.5BA townhome. 4 easy blks to ocean.
crisp & like new! Full tile down. generous 2200 sq.ft.
granite/s.s. kit.. quiet setting on parkway. Great shops
& eateries nearby! $423.000
"bOCEANS EDGE" BEACHSIDE
New luxurious tropical 3/2 condo home, ultimate in
bch. elegance. Granite/tile upgrades, crwn molding.
open plan. Elite comm. pool, gym, club house at S.
Bch's newest secret! $499.000
BEST VALUE... E. OF AIA
Beautiful 4/3.5 home. lvly. dramatic foyer. generous
GR/Kit. w/ wd. & tile floors. vol. ceilings. priv. BR/
BA down. elegant M.Suite up. Custom plantation
shutters. Easy walk to bch. $550,000.
IT'S ALMOST SUMMER!
Peaceful 2/2waterfront "Summer House" condo, pretty
lake & pool views on quiet cul-de-sac. Newly
remodeled w/ granite, tile, f-place, screened lanai. Priv.
bch. access. Sweet! $309,000
Great Investment Opportunity -
East of 3rd Street
Quadraplex with 4 easy to rent Studio
Apartments. Only steps to the ocean!
Offered at $639,000
Investment Property Multi-family I" St.
Awesome unobstructed ocean views.
West side of 1st Street, multi-family, 2
bldgs, corner lot 62.5x85, updated over
last 3 yrs $995,000
The Best Buy on the Ocean
in Jax Beach!
Completely Remodeled w/the finest
finishes. OCEANFRONT SOUTH END
CORNER w/wrap around porches! 3
bdrm/2ba, custom cabinets, granite &
much, much more!!! Furnishings optional.
Beach Place Featuring Roof Top Terrace
with Swim Spa
Fir Plans 1665 to 1700SF All impeccably
designed 3Bdrm/2Ba w/Large Balcony,
Garage Parking & Roof Top Terrace
featuring Swim Spa, Summer Kitchen &
ocean Views. 8 Homes Ranging from
$599,000-$629,900 Corner 13th Ave. S
& 2nd St. S.
Almost New Townhome- South Jax Bch.-
Walking Distance to Bch.
2 stry- 3bdrm, 2.5ba, 1900sqft, town
home in S.Jax Beach, tile and Hardwood
floors, granite counters in kitchen &
baths. SS appliances, with Privacy fence,
Priced to Sell $389,900
Top Producer 571-9821
60 Ocean Blvd. Suite 3, Atlantic Beach
(Ya fane Ia--".e)br.Ad iey
Room to Expand Old Atlantic Beach
1 Story Concrete block on oversized lot
(66x125). 3Bdrm/2BA 1774 SF. Plenty of
room to expand or build new. Priced at
$675,000 Current setbacks allow for 4000 plus,
Below Appraised Value! Total Remodel in
Old Atlantic Beach
2005 Complete 2 story remodel 3Bdrm down
plus master suite & office up. Features
tumbled marble in kitchen & stainless
appliances, hardwd firs & more. 3 blocks to
ocean. Oversized corner lot (70x108) Priced
Updated Seaplace 3bdrm Condo,
Ground Fir 1/2 block to the Ocean in
Old Atlantic Beach!
Large Patio w/privacy fence. All new carpet,
new AC, updated baths, fresh paint, new stove
& microwave. $298,000
Raw Vacant Land Available -
W. Atlantic Bch.
Parcel size 150 x 630 Can subdivide into
9-12 residential lots Duval County. $429,000.
West Atlantic Beach Bungalow
Awesome Investment $204,000
3 bdrm 2 ba, 1-story, new red oak floors
throughout, new roof, approx. 1300 SF, lot size
Awesome Investment Property
3Bdrm 2Ba Townhome-Great condition!
2-story, 2Bdrm and 1 Ba up and Master bdrm
down, 1400 sq ft, currently renting for $900/
per month. Take with or without tenants.
Top floor home
wscreened lanai, new
paint, new berber in
bedroom, tile in living,
dining & kitchen! Lots
of storage, washer & dryer & a
I-car garage! Awesome amenities.
For automated info: (904)425-2454 (code 5029)
or Call Tom Gibbon 566-6501.
1300 Jacksonville Dr. 3916 Grande Blvd. *
A Commute You Can Live With... (right off JTB) in a
neighborhood setting w/no cdd fees or restrictions in one of these
large, beautiful executive homes. Room for children,
hobbies and entertaining in these amazingly
efficient 5 bed/4 bath or 4 bed/3.5 bath homes.
Reduced to $639,000. h r e -
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 P R 0'P P ER7 "E
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
ICW, BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 1800sf. ent. ATLANTIC BEACH. Great investment,
to Jax G & CC. See visual tour @ tenant occupied. 3BR/1.5BA; Completely
t .1; lu Ir :Ill, .::.mrn & click on Jax remodeled, carport., $200,000. (904)339-
, .1.-.,.., .a6811-0430. 3084.
'lhi, beautiful Sawmill Lakes home offer- it all! 3/2
\\il l'tice on a lovely preserve setuling! At onl\
i Q.001) \ou won't%, want to miss this 01one.
Call Kelly Hobbs @C 993-3803 or ~
\OIcc PIad@ 904-425-2454 code # 5024 -J
to hear more information
on this incredible home!
AMAZING OCEAN VIEW! IN COASTAL WAIER ONTCONDO
MLS* 339381 New construction! Elegant
MLS#3441990 ceantront with panoramic 3BR/3.5BA plus study on top floor, 3rd, 2800 SF,
views from living room,, master suite & elevator, screened porch, garage, all the amenities
expansive balcony. Eighth floor. Storage & you could want, in a gated marina community & a
u $699,9 ) 241-2417 60' boat slip is also available. $885.000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT DELIMIT! EXCLUSIVE SIFT CREEK
MLS# 339434 Outstanding 2 BR/2BA, MI.S- 254366 5BR/4BA, 7800 SF. FR w/gas FRI
Pelican Point. New stainless steel apple, playroom, study, billiard/media & exercise rms, den,
-ranite counters, tile, carpet, and HVAC. wood & travestine firs, Ig scrmd lanai, hid pool/spa,
Covered garage space & storage unit. W/D fill summer kitchen, 1.35 acres, endless marsh views
inc. $61,0021& boat slip available. $2,790,000 285-1800
incl. $619,000 241-2417 ATILANIIC BEACH
MEWIR TOWNIOffE MIS 266717 Exquisite custom Bryan Lendry 3BR/
11 .S# 318386 7 block to ocean, 3/2.5 3BAhome, charmingMeditermneanstyle, gourmet
kitchen w/gas stove, FR & master suite
locatedon corner lot, attached garage, over w/FPscourtyard summerkitchen &rooftop balcony
1600 SF, 9ft ceilings. $359,000 241-2417 for ocean views. $1,395,000 285-1800
ATLANnIC BCH IWNIIMS NEPTUNE BEACH DUPLEX
MLS# 293201 2 townhomes, 4/4, 3296 MIS# 333834 Only 2 blocks to the ocean! Both
sft each. New construction,elev, 2c renovated in 2006 each units has 3BR/3BA + FP.
t eachNew c ton elewood deck on st 2carbalcony on 2d, detached 2-car
2 blocks to ocean! $895,000 241-2417 & I-car garages, for units. Great opportunity for
REAL IEACHI ISIE! investment or family compound. $729,000
MLS# 318702 3/1 on comer. Original 2PONI VED A
hardwood floors, fenced yard and two car uLOiT & BRIGHT HOME REDUCED!
garage. Close to shops, restaurants & ocean. MIS3 335137 Well kept 4BR/2BA + loft offers a
$339,000 241-2417 formal LR & DR, FR w/FP & built-in bookshelves,
scrnd lanai w/private treed backyard. Great
CHARlW lNG BEACH HOMEl community amenities including 2 pools, fitness cntr,
1554 SE Updated kit, oak floors, 70 x 130 TIE PALMS @ MARSH lANDINo
lot.Room forexpansion.Walktotheocean! ML 343506 Lovely IBR/IBA condo w/lovely
lake & fountain views, all kitchen appliances convey
$517,000 241-2417 including the washer & dryer & the unit is partially
CLOSE TO IE BEACH! furnished. Community amenities include pool, tennis
MLS# 339138 Enjoy living 5 blocks from courts, exercise room & more! $154,900 285-1800
beach in this 4BR/2BA pool home. Nice SAN MARCO PLACE
beachside neighborhood on quiet street. M lS 343423 Fabulous 12th fr 2B BA
additional $13,000 in upgrades, great views of St.
$320,000 241-2417 Johns River & Jax Skyline from all units, gated &
VACANT lAND secured w/pool, spa, tennis courts, state-of-the-art
MLS# 333601 South Jax Beach lot and a fitness cntr, saunas, billiard & social rms. Agent
1/2 with oceanviews. Corner lot one block owned. $425,000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT PONIE VEDRA BLVD
to the beach. $749,000 241-2417 MS 26S659 Timeless 4BR/4BA home on 158'
DAVIS SHORES LOT oceanfront lot, waiting to be restored to its former
MLS#319570Buildyourhomeonthis50 crcharm. It features a sunroom, guest apartment w/
MLS# 319570 Build your home on this 50 c s r & A, Rew concrete tile rof, fabulous
BR. sitting rm&BA, new concrete file roof, fabulous
x 111 lot, steps from the Conch House in St. oceanviews&6/10mileto5-starPVInn.$5,800,000
Augustine. $249,000 241-2417 285-1800
ICW nURNIS] IIROME MARSH LANDING NEW PRICE!
# N E HO te MIS- 291847 On Spring-fed lake w/views of 13th
MLS# 353894 Well kept 3/2 in Hunters tee beyond/Collier 4BR/4BA + bonus, over 3500
Green. Large fenced yard. Available SF, flexible floor plan, master suite & 2BRs on Ist,
furnished. $239,000 241-2417 plenty of air-conditioned storage, screened & heated
pool/spa, & private backyard. $899,000 285-1800
SECLUDED WA7ERFRON EAST OF AIA IN PONTc VEDRA BEACH
MLS#3553363/21arge family/dinginrom MIS, 344596.Loaded w/charnn & rebuilt in 20021
f ^:m ..n ti. crrppndnnr- rV '-t f fomfioundi6rn' 3-concretel'block walls. thls
combo, tile screened porh, deck, freslaat' fdoa
com 5BR/3BA, 3772 SE offers a resurfaced & retiled
& fruit trees. $240,900 241-2417 pool, granite counters, tile firs, new carpet, paint, FR
C01TAGEATJAX 4 BE w/FP, 2 car garage & more. $998,000 285-1800
MLS#3484493bedroom2bathhomewith CESANFRONT CONDO
separate living and family room, wood MLS2o40o E,, ,., ., 1st floorunitSE
floors, & Florida room. Stylishly updated, comerofTheHallmark,resorn-stylelivingatitsfinest,
garden is lush. $309,000 241-2417 walk down private steps to lawn, pool& beach! 4BR/
GREAT IVEW M 4BA, 9' ceilings, new granite counters, wood firs +
AT 11EBEACIES! newpaint. $1,650,000 285-1800
MLS# 350852 2/1 w/fresh paint, new HARBOUR ISLAND ESTATE
washer/dryer & appliances. Move-inready. MLS# 281048 Magnificent Marsh Landing
Includes fireplace, pool, clubhouse & Mediterranean-styleon2woodedacres, 180'on ICW,
playground. Great location minutes from 40'boatslipinyachtbasin,6BR/7.5BA,2-stylibrary
Naval Station, beaches, Hanna Park and w/spiral staircase, theatre, guest cabana, send lanai
pool/spa, summer kitchen & FP $5,950,000
more. $95,000 241-2417 285-1800
I Beach Living at It's Best!
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4PM
Is the beach calling you back?- 2BR/2BA condo
is only 1/2 block to ocean w/pool. Renovated kitchen &
baths, FP, peek of ocean from bedroom. $294,900
901 Ocean Blvd., #20, Atlantic Beach.
Directions: Atlantic Blvd. east to light at Ocean Blvd.
(by Sea Turtle Inn), left on Ocean, thru 3 stop signs to
condos on right, to #20.
Want to create your own thing?- 50'x120'
cul-de-sac lot in south Jax Beach with utilities to lot.
Near new park, water view, trees, easy access to JTB,
short bike ride to beach, shopping & dining. $275,000
Need quiet relaxation? 3BR/2BA JB condo
w/garage. Large scr. balcony overlooking woods &
water. All appliances incl. washer/dryer, gated.
Clubhouse w/pool, fitness center, boat/RV parking.
EAST OF AIA!- 2 blocks to beach! 3BR/2BA home in
south Jax Beach w/attached 2 car garage, renovated
w/new kitchen, updated electrical & plumbing, wood
floors, gutters, irrigation. $679,000
Brand new Er East ofAlA!- 3BR/2BA condo in
south Jax Beach w/granite & tile, 1400+ sq.ft., 1 block
to beach, across street from local shopping/dining hub.
New clubhouse, pool, fitness center. $539,900
Let us know how we can help you!
Sherri Beno Realtor
Lisa DiStefano Realtor
S S~e S
OCEANFRONT BARGAIN. S. Ponte Ve-
dra, 100' lot- cute cottage- $100,000. Be-
low appraisal. Broker-Owner. 535-9915.
BEACHES MARSHFRONT, 5BR/3.5BA,
3400sf, immaculate, new, small, upscale
Subdivision,. Walk/ bike to beach, below
appraisal, $979K. (904)233-8024.
JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. Existing house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A, tenant occupied.
Move-in, rent out, tear down. Lot value
$190K OBO. (954)326-9096.
WANTED NEAR AB Town Center/ 3 blks
to beach a 3+ bed home to lease w/option
to purchase in next year. 451-3822.
550FSQFT, 14TH Ave. No. & 2nd St. A
must see. $155,900, 477-4640.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II.
3BR/3.5BA, 2525sf, end unit plus private
garage. Brand new! Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. at (904)242-2821.
MOTIVATED SELLER! Bring all offers!
Jacksonville Beach, Condominium.
3BR/2BA, 1413sf. $239,900. The Palms,
just off Marsh Landing Parkway. Call Me-
lissa Riley, Vanguard Realty 859-5997.
PONTE VEDRA FSBO; spacious 1800sf
townhome, 3/2.5; upgrades, walk to
beach, 695 AIA No., unit 103. Great Val-
ue- $225,000. Open Sun., 12-3pm.
VALENCIA, PRE-CONSTRUCTION, luxu-
ry condo. 2BR/.2.5BA, garden view, 3rd
floor. At 2005 price, you select interior.
$399,900. (904)803-2601, (904)347-7338.
PONTE VEDRA Condo, 2BR/2BA. Over-
looking pond in gated community. Near
beach. Club house, pool, fitness center,
video room, and other amenities. Asking
$198,900. Call Doug at (904)321-2017.
PONTE VEDRA stunning 2/2 w/ loft & ga-
rage. Gated w/ amenities galore. Great lo-
cation. $284,900. Call Kelly 993-3803.
ICW condo (townhome) w/40'+ deepwa-
ter dock, large 2BR/2.5BA, all tile down-
stairs w/wet bar; clubhouse w/pool; low
monthly fees. .Ask about free 26' boat.
Call 247-9244 or 651-6748.
THE PALMS- Gorgeous 1/1, many up-
grades. See: buyowner.com ad JAX8848
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, updated,
$269,000, Seaplace, unit 61, (904)461-
PVB, 2/2, Come See New Spa! Complete-
ly renovated. A/V room, concierge, pools,
tennis, ride to beach, on golf course
$219K, Tom 465-2020.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA, waterfront
condo, split plan, tile & carpet floors,
kitchen upgraded, screened porch.
$239,500. Call 610-5606.
FSBO, 3BR 2BA condo @ Jardin "De Mer.
Upgrades incl. hardwood floors, lighting &
. decorator touches. Priced under market
@ $245,000. No realtors. 247-5592 or
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, consider lease op- OCEANFRONT, OCEAN 14, 3BR end
tion, pool, exercise room, $474,900. Own- unit, 1854sf. $660,000; 2BR, 1154sf.
er/Agent, 463-7343. $450,000. (904)434-9354.
Final Phase 1 Summer House
1/1 Cottage in PVB!
Seller offering $4K in Buyers' Closing Costs & 2 Years HOA!
PVB Lakefront, Single level home w/ vaulted ceilings,
Fireplace, Tiled Screened Porch w/ storage. 24 hr sentry
on gated entrance east of A1 A. Amentiies!
MLS #304588. $229,900.
Please call a
Jim Holsenbeck at
TOWNHOMES, LOFTS, CONDOS, & HOMES
At The Beach
OCEANS EDGE 1 block to the beach, 1 block
to shopping. 2/2 new condo, granite, tile, concrete
block. Clubhouse w/infinity pool. Bldg C #32.
$418,800. Reduced to sell! MLS# 307553
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 3/2 for the price of
a 2/2. Wooded views from huge lanai. Tile, carpet,
gated, garage, pool. REDUCED $219,900 1 & 2
BEDROOMS AVAILABLE. MLS# 328788
- VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: "NEW LISTING.'"
Marsh views from HUGE lanai. 1 bedroom unit in
beautiful gated beach community. GARAGE incl..pool,
clubhouse, fitness. MLS# 354296 $149,900
THE COLONY WALK to the BEACH. 2 bedroom.
Beautiful gr floor w/wooded views. Wood floors, tile,
fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE. MLS# 326635
$224,000 REDUCED OBO
On The Southside
STONEBRIDGE LARGEST 3bdrm with 2 master suites.
1408 SF, tile, screened lanai, roomy & bright. CARPORT.
MLS# 327334 $162,900 REDUCED
STONEBRIDGE CARPORT with condo, 3/2 top floor,
no one above end unit. New carpet, fresh paint, ready
for move in. A+ cond. Gated community. MLS#300731
TALK TO THE TWINS
PVB/ BELLEZA, REDUCED!1BR/1BA
w/new appliances, tile floors, gorgeous
view, excellent amenities. $139,000.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.
PVB CONDO- Seller pays 3% down &
$3000 closing costs. Summerhouse, 2/2,
W/D, 1st floor, pool, $234,900. Christina
JAX BEACH- Valencia 2BR/2BA,
Luxury condo. $324,900. Must Sell! .
OPEN HOUSE, 3/10, 10am-4pm. Light &
bright 1100+sf. 2BR/1.5BA townhome in
desirable Seasons at Kensington. 5 miles
from beach. Screened lanai, large mas-
ter, soaring vaulted ceilings, new A/C, gar-
den tub & double sink, spacious closets &
storage, berber & ceramic tile, pool &
A-rated schools. $152,000. Call Andrea at
(904)477-1141. Gated, call for entry code.
FSBO 1 block to beach in S. Jax Beach.
2/2 New condo, granite, SS appliances,
tile throughout, custom upgrades, 2nd
floor pool view, bright/ sunny. $421,000.
LANDMARK $825K, 463-2006
Great Investments near
San Marco & South Bank
Waterfront community condos
(directly off St. Johns River)
(3) 2B/2B's w/den (or 3rd bed) 1450 SF
MLS 325842, 350742, 353572 all priced at $129.9050
(3) 2B/2B's 1130 SF MLS 351993,339455,347612
Priced from $106,900 to $119,960
To view new construction studio condos
from $59,900. Call for appointment
New and Ready for Move-IN. Loaded with Amenities,
5 Minutes from the Beaches. 3/2.5 and Garage-1520
heated sf. No Cising Csts with Apprvd Lender.
from the $190s
VIP Realty 962-6190
Ent the Pam r ed Lifestyle!
Gated 5-star community East of AIA in Ponte Vedra
and under $300.000! 2/2 with screened porch, vaulted
ceilings, end unit, beautiful upgrades.
Call Kelly Hobbs today@ 993-3803 2E3
orVoice Pad@ 90(4425-2454 code # 5023
to hear all about this fantastic condo!
We do what they do only better! Steve
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MOVE IN Special, $650 for 1st two
months then $850/mo. 2BR/1.5BA, Kitch-
en, family room, deck, shed, 2224 Marsh
Point Rd., Neptune Beach. Available now.
1 BR w/separate dining room, wood floors
throughout, laundry room, private parking,
large deck w/great ocean views, one block
from beach. Wave Crest, 120 Fourth Ave-
nue North. $900/mo. 993-2555
3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE end unit fenced
in yard, new A/C, low market value
NORTH JAX Beach. Efficiency, $515/mo.
1BR $615/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
NEW EFFICIENCY Apartment. Steps to
Ocean. No pets. $650/mo incl. utilities.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE. No pets or
smoking. CH&A, WDHU. 4th St. North,
JB. $850/mo. 249-0370.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, fenced yard. 2908 Bayshores
Drive. $825/mo. 280-2728 iv. msg.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $500/dep. 247-1935.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 1 block to beach.
Pets welcome. $900/mo. 242-9195.
WOLF CREEK, ICW, beautiful, newer
townhome, 3BR/2.5BA, garage, 1700sf,
club pool, W/D, Chets Creek/ Kernart
schools $1295/mo. Possible lease pur-
chase. First Trust Realty (904)994-3608.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
MARSHFRONT NB, awesome sunsets,
4BR 2BA cool house. $579,000. Steve
1ST MONTH RENT FREE!
WAREHOUSE AND Office Space for
lease. 3 bays available. 3000sf. WARE-
HOUSE cooled with roll-up door. 5600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office. 7600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office 11000sf.
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE or RETAIL.
Desirable location at the beaches.
BEACHES OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE,
2800sf., $2800/mo includes utilities Call
Bart @ 241-3111 (Ext 11)
1ST MONTH FREE ,
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & A1A,
2BR/2BA, $1100/mo., tennis & pool, nice
yard. Available March 20th. 904-229-
OCEANSIDE CONDO- Like new, 2BR/
2BA oceanview, just a block to beach!
W/D & morel $1200/mo., All South Realty,
NEPTUNE BEACH, beautiful 1BR/1BA
apt. in new home. First house behind
ocean front at beach access, 4 blocks to
Town Center. Tile floors, security system,
new appliances, private gated courtyard.
No pets. $1100/mo. 249-8849.
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $550 & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
JAX BEACH, 2/1/.5, TH, partial ocean
view, covered parking, $1275/mo. Jack-
sonville Homefinders, 536-2349.
WALK/IBIKE TO BEACH
ATL BCH duplex. 2BR/1BA, quiet neigh-
borhood w/lots of amenities. Reduced,
$950/mo. +$650/dep. Year's lease with
credit approval. 249-2310.
S JAX BEACH
211 North 8th St., 1BR/1BA apartment. No
dogs. $625/mo. +$350/dep. Broker/ Own-
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1.5 blocks ocean,
2BR/1BA +office, porch, 1092sqft, dish-
washer, $1025/mo., $875 deposit. No
BEST DEAL- 2/2 deluxe upstairs unit. Nep
Bch, W. of Penman. Cov. parking, huge
balcony, laundry room, upgraded applian-
ces, game room. $750/dep. $1300/mo.
incl. elec. & water. Small pets considered.
710-3355 or 616-3580.
to join the elite
Valencia 2/2 condo
with super amenities,
close to Mayo,
shopping, and beach.
Avail spring '07, agents
BEACH RENTALS ,-,NT1-A
* Unfurnished Homes Oakbreeze Cove JB 3BR/2BA, home has IL Villagio Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story
- Serena Point JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor large fenced yard, open floor plan, two car condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch,
< condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, garage. $1500/mo. amenities. $1100/mo.
1 garage. $3000/no. Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end 1
Azalea Point PV 5BR/3BA, two story home w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new unit townhouse, screened porch, attached garage, '
w/sunroom, great water views, club pool, carpet, fenced backyard. $1400/mo. club pool. $1200/mo.
tennis. $2800/mo. Solano Cay PV Danforth Hodges 4BR/2BA, open floor plan, 1
SSawgrass PV 4BR/3BA, home w/screened Two story, two car garage, comm. pool. private backyard, 2 car garage, 2374 sqft, wood
in pool, lagoon views, spacious floor plan. 3BR/2.5BA, tile floors. $1350/mo. floors. $1800/mo.
$ $2795/mo. 3BR/2.5BA, 1710sqft, screened porch. $1600/mo. Windsor Parke Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story d
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced '
covered lanai, lake views, private corner lot, w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled backyard. $1895 mo.
2 car garage. $2200/mo. porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. Unfurnished Condos
430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two Intracoastal West Palms at Marsh Landing JB
story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood Bishop's Court Hodges Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
floors, 2 car garage. $2195/mo. 1BR/1BA, ground floor, spacious end unit w/ IBR/IBA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo..
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to views, all appliances, amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted w
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse Overlook Southside ceilings. $1050/mo.
w/garage, wood floors, balconies. $1900/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $11 00/mo.
2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story upgrades, amenities. $975/mo. Oranday Villas PV 2BR/2BAA,u 3rd floor
townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest Baymeadows 2BR/2BA, ground w/cathedra ceilings, screened porch, great
views. $1795/mo. floor w/attached garage, screened porch, camenities. $1000/mo.le p g
Fiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on private views. $995/mo. amen ti $000/mo.
Slake w/screened porch, east of A1A, vaulted Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
ceilings, 2 car garage. $1750/mo. condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private porch, amenities. $1100/mo
132 Ilth Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 water views. $1000/mo. Villas at Marsh Landing JB
story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. Wolf Creek Hodges 3BR/2BA,ground floor Screened porch, amenities.
$1650/mo. w/lake views, screen porch, elevator, 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
342 19th St. AB 3BR/2BA, remodeled amenities. $1100/mo. 3BR/2BA, 1st floor, end unit, $1175/mo.
home w/private courtyard, wak to ocean, Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy
garage. $1600/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer top floor condos, porch, EIMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. REMAX COASTALnnon SmithATE
Shas screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, $1100/mo S nno Smi -
2 car garage. $1550/mo. (904) 285-5640
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ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT.
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach
down Plaza Dr. $925/mo. (904)610-2743.
NEPTUNE BEACH, quiet 2BR/2BA ocean
view, LR, DR, sunroom, porches, beach
side of 1st St. Available 4/1. $1200/mo
+utilities. Deposit and credit check. No
pets. No smoking, 404-819-7955.
JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
1~350/mon Avail 3/15/07 770-429-9331.
FOR RENT or sale. PVB 3BR 2.5BA TH.
HUGE 2 BR townhouse, Mayport. No
pets. $760/mo. Leave message 241-6232,
NEPTUNE, GORGEOUS duplex, 3/2,
1.5 blks to ocean, garage, cathedral ceil-
ings, frplc., $1550/mo. Will sell for
.............. c.... NEPTUNE BCH 2/2 Townhouse, fire-
OCEANSIDE, NEW 3BR/2BA oceanview place, fenced back yard, garage, WDHU,
condo! Just steps to ocean! $1950/mo. All $1200/mo., $1200 deposit. 571-5517.
South Realty, 241-4141.
2/1 CLOSE to Base- LR, kit., laundry room
w/ W&D incl. Bonus room could be 3rd
bdrm. Cypress Cove, 1118 Mimosa Cove
Ct. W. $850/mo+ $850/dep. Pets w/ ap-
prov. Call Watson Prop. Mgmt. 737-2455.
JAX BCH 1BR/1BA apt., $750/mo.
+$750/dep. 928 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
1BR Apartment, 2 blocks from beach
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Nap Bch, downstairs, $1050/mo. incl.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA patio home!
Club pool, tennis & more! $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1BR/1BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.
PVB CONDO, 1st floor, end unit, gor-
geous lake view, 2BR/2BA, $1075/mo. No
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
NEWLY REMODELED Duplex,
2BR/2.5BA, Jax Beach, no smoking.
$1050/mo. +deposit. Small pets ok.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $1100/mo. +$1100/dep.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1243 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700 deposit. 280-2728. leave
JAX BCH, 611 Upper 8th Ave. S. 2BR/
1.5BA townhome, completely renovated,
nice rear yard. 6 blocks to beach, quiet
street, $975/mo. No pets. Call 233-8208.
WALK TO beach, .208-214 10th Ave. No.,
efficiency, $550/mo; 1BR, $650/mo; 2BR,
$800/mo; laundry room in building. Credit
check. No pets. 514-8530.
2/3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
washer/ dryer $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-
3BR/2BA doublewide, lot 158 Admiral's
Walk. Possible rent to own. 2268 Mayport
Rd. $820/mo. $600/dep. Call Doug
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $700/mo. to $1000/lmo.
JAX BEACH, 1/1, walk to ocean, $475/mo
+ deposit, 616-6227.
ATLANTIC BEACH small ocean front 1BR
garage apartment, Available 3/2.
1 9900 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
Starting at $620
Starting at $5755
Pets are welcome
Water & Pest Control
2130 Madvport Road. Atlantic Beach
REALTY SERVICES, INC.
S SALES & RENTALS
+ 2BR/2BA condo, Flagler Crossing,
2 blocks from ocean, tile thru-out
+ 2BR/2BA TH, Mayport Landing,
$750 $795/mo. Move-in special.
+ 3BR/1.5BA Apt, Wood floors -
water included. Ocean views!
*WE NEED RENTALS .
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W/BOAT SLIP $1400
2 bed/2.5 bath townhouse just west of
ICWW! Living/Dining combo tennis,
boat ramp, pool, near beach. Slip for
boat up to 50 feet included!
HODGES 2/2 GROUND FLOOR
Luxurious condo in Bishops Court.
Walk in closets, washer, dryer and
more. Clubhouse, sports club, pool, spa,
tennis court, gated community. Near
golf and shopping.
SOUTHSIDE 3 BED 2 BATH
Newly remodeled ground floor, new
carpet, fresh paint, washer/dryer,
fireplace, lots of storage, large screen
patio, fitness center, clubhouse, pool,
tennis, and canoeing.
OCEAN GRANDE FURNISHED,
Brand new luxury condo, marshfront
setting. Ocean is steps away. Gourmet
kitchen, granite counters, high ceilings,
gas fireplace, outdoor terrace w/gas
grill, garage. Will sell too!
Call Melissa Myers
Property Management Sales
JAX BEACH, modern 2/2, 1 block to
ocean. Hardwood floors, W/D included.
Available 3/1,.$1100/mo., 392-8350.
OLD ATLANTIC Bch, 1 BR Apt, private
parking & yard, 1-1/2 blocks to ocean. 1 yr
lease, 1 month deposit + 1st month rent to
move in. $800/mo., no pets, 350 4th St.
Available 4/1. 246-5137.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR &
2BR, CH&A, no pets, $725/mo. to
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
ONE BLOCK TO BEACH
1 BR, large patio, ceramic tile throughout,
WDHU, walk-in closet, assigned parking.
Ocean View, 160 7th Avenue North.
STUDIO- OVER garage very quiet, $500,
utilities included. Nonsmoker, Atlantic
Bch., 642-9307 or 372-4020.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA, brick duplex apt.!
7 blks to beach! $775/mo. All South Real-
BRAND NEW 3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse w/
garage. Near Penman & Beach Blvd.
1,500/mo., $1,000 sec. deposit. Will con-
sider lease/ purchase. (904)616-5377.
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD, 3695
Eagle Ridge Dr. 4BR/2.5BA, 2000sf.
$1495/mo. 4151 Tradewinds Dr.,
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT or
IBIS POINT off San Pablo Rd near Atlan-
tic Blvd. 3/2 w/study & scr. porch, Less
than 3 miles from Mayo and 3 miles from
beach. No smoking, $1395/mo. 6mo. or
1vr. lease. Call 904-613-5958.
PVB, NICE 3BR/2BA, loft w/spiral stair-
case, garage, W/D, place, new tile & car-
pet. $1400/mo., 607-5283, 373-0990
SOUTHSIDE, TH, 3/2, stainless appl., up-
grades, 1762sf, $1295/mo. Jacksonville
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 369
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo. plus de-
. YATLANTIC BEACH- 3BR house w/fenced
S. JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA convenient to yard, WDHU, and new appliances.
schools & shopping! $900/mo., All South $900/mo. (904)249-1878.
Realty, 241-4141. PONTE VEDRA, 3/3, upgraded. kitchen
4BR 3BA house, 6 blocks to beach, 3 yrs and baths, gas fp, excellent schools,
old, oversized 2 car gar., $1400/mo. +se- 285-4772.
curity. No pets. Call 241-5251. BA, TOANII-1,O11E ice rmic, tilo
PONTE VEDRUA townhouse, 2BR/2BA,
lakeview,escreened porch, fireplace, W/D. MAYPORT AREA, 4BR/2BA, large Florida
$1100/mo. +$1100/dep. 904-571-5517. room, W/D included, 710-6896.
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and new inside, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $895/mo. 280-2805.
JAX/ & ATLANTIC Beach, 2BR Town-
homes, WDHU, CH&A, $875- $950/mo.
No pets, 246-3130.
We have OCEANFRONT properties as well
As properties from Mayport to Ponte Vedra,
All with PHOTOS Visible at our Web Site:
4BeachesRealty.com or call:
4-Beaches Realty at: 904/249-3077
We're almost full...Come See Why!
S1, 2 & 3 Bedroom
starting at $685
Walk to the Ocean,
Schools, & Shopping
Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies
"Ask about our specials!"
r NEPTUNE BEACH
ST. AUGUSTINE, Just remodeled 2 or 3
BR/1BA house, close to downtown &
beaches. $1075/mo. www.rentalhouses.
corn ID FL96231 or 755-4038.
37 Sandra Drive (comer 23rd Ave. So.)
3/1.5 house, large fenced yard, lawn serv-
ice included, garage, $1195/mo, $700 se-
curity deposit. Broker/ Owner, 249-S766
JAX BCH home on golf course 3-4BR
2.5BA, beautifully remodeled, granite
countertops, stainless appliances, new &
refinished floors throughout, huge yard w/
2200sf screen enclosure, heated pool,
pets negotiable, $2400/mo. 962-5332.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/1, large fenced yard.
No smoking. Pets possible. $1300/mo.
273-5137 or 553-5413.
FURNISHED BEACH Home for Short
Term Rental. 3/1.5 home in quite area.
Begin May/ June until Sept/ Oct. 1200 sq
ft for $1500/mo, inclds cable, internet and
lawn service. Contact Stephanie 982-1980
or Stephanie_0123@hotmail.com. Can
DOLPHIN COVE in Ponte Vedra. House
for Rent/ Purchase Option. $1600/mo. Re-
altor owned. (904)219-1689.
JAX BEACH, Oceanview. Very nice
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, hardwood
floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1600/mo. 891-0606.
3BR/ 2BA, 2000sf, giant family, Ig sun-
room, laundry room on 1/2 acre at beach.
Completely renovated inside. Incl. lawn
service. Enjoy beach living without being
cramped. Call Cindy at 241-5251.
3BR/2BA HOME in Neptune Beach,
CH&A, W/D. $1200/mo. 514-1090.
ELEGANT 4BR/3.5BA +study! 2car ga-
rage, 3 levels w/elevator. End unit over-
looks pool, direct access to Beach Ave,
Cherry floors, granite, shutters, $3200/mo.
can lease .purchase. (904)228-0088
N. JAX BEACH 3/1.5, plus office, newly
remodeled, carport, storage shed, fenced
back yard, great neighborhood, $1200/mo.
TIFFANY PINES, 3BR/2BA, tile floors, ga-
rage $1000/mo., 992-2249 or 651-7177.
PONTE VEDRA, unfurn. 2/2, fenced yard/
care incl. Lease $1050/mo. buy option.
STEPS TO THE OCEAN
BEACH HOUSE, 2BR, clean, bright, hard-
wood floors. Sunroom. CH&A, laundry.
ISLE OF PALMS, 3BR/2BA, brick home.
Fenced, tile. Available 4/1. Appt..
$1200/mo. 241-3752, 318-6937.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2BA, Florida
Blvd. CH&A, W/D. $925/mo. 514-1090.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, pool
room, CH&A, fenced yard, fireplace,
WDHU, walk to ocean, $1300/mo. +one
month deposit. Available in April.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, WDHU, A/C,
fenced, weekly lawn care included. Walk
to FMS and FSH. Available 4/1.
$1500/mo. C all 241-2552.
LOVELY ,1 BR house on intracoastal,
$600/mo + deposit 285.3452 ,.;; "i
PVB, 3/2 immaculate home, garage,
fenced back yard, screened porch, water-
front, quiet neighborhood, $1300/mo,
PONTE VEDRA gated, waterfront comm.
Granite kitchen, huge rooms, 5BR/4BA,
3400sf. Huge 19x19 bonus room w/full
bath. Scenic woods views on cul-de-sac.
Community dock, playground and pool.
PVB 3/2 patio home, lots of extras,
$1S 50/mn 318-RR44
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $1100/deposit,
$1100/mo. 2104 Bay Rd., Nep. Bch.
993-1114 or 270-1284.
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage, 2800sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, fireplace; like
new, upscale community, 2 pools, tennis,
soccer, clubhouse, family park; next to
Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to beach.
$1995/mo.; available now (904)349-3434.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
corner unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; community
pool, four blocks to beach; 241-5221.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, East of AlA. 2/2,
gar., on lagoon, scr. lanai w/jacuzzi. Avail.
now. $1325/mo. 285-9884.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
TOWNHOME VILLA off San Pablo,
2BR/2BA, 1208sf. Many upgrades! Wood
laminate floor, fireplace, ceramic tile. Roof
'03, $175K, 14321 Coral Reef Dr.
OCEANFRONT- S. Ponte Vedra. Cozy,
1BR cottage, fully furnished, CH&A, fire-
place, $1500/mo. George, 535-9915.
PONTE VEDRA Summer House.
2BR/2BA, $1050/mo.; 1st mo. $525,
MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
al Waterway New luxury 3/3, 2100sf con-
do. Kitchen w/granite, stainless steel ap-
pliances & 42" cabinets. Oversized rooms,
large closets, huge screened lanai &
peaceful views. 1st floor w/backyard. All
appliances included. Garage w/storage.
Intracoastal waterfront, gated community
w/pool & fitness center. Minutes to Beach/
Southside for easy commute to work,
malls & restaurants. 40' boat slip availa-
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool,
consider lease option. $1750/mo.
March 9, 2007
OCEANFRONT, 1BR/1BA, unfurnished,
pool, 2nd floor corner unit, newly remod-
eled and beautiful. All new appliances,
corian counters, cabinets and floors. No
pets. 1 parking space. $1399/mo.
2BR/2BA CONDO in Ponte Verda Beach
w/golf course view. $1000/mo. 2 floor de-
sign w/balcony overlooking golf course.
PV BCH- 1BR/Den/1BA, gated, luxury
condo in great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness
center, W/D included, storage area, 2nd
floor. $850/mo. 285-5064 after 5pm.
NEW WATERFRONT, West Beaches,
3/2, $1500/mo., 246-6444.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II. 3BR/3BA,
2124sf, w/private garage. $3000/mo. Call
Renee L. Baron, Inc. at 242-2821.
1 BR/1 BA JAX Beach Condo in The Palms
at Marsh Landing, newly remodeled, W/D,
gated community, pool, gym. $850/mo.
Call (904)608-7831 or (904)477-4822.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $500 per
week!. All South Realty, 241-4141.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
ATLANTIC BCH, one half block to ocean,
furnished 3BR/ 2BA ground floor, pool,
JAX BEACH, East of 3rd; furnished SENIOR LADY has apartment to share at
1BR/1BA. Pool & free laundry. Small pets Beach Blvd. & 9A, $450/mo. +half utilities;
OK. $950/mo. 477-4640. 2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, Net, & phone. Call
..... .- -.. 338-2039.
P-VB 3BR/2.5BA end unit townhouse. East
of A1A, great location, very spacious
rooms w/enclosed porch w/tile floor, W/D
included, $1175/mo., (904)273-2703.
3BR/3BA condo, $2200/mo. unfurnished.
$2700/mo furnished.859-5754. For more
details go to http://287798.rentclicks.com
PVB, 5-STAR. Gated, Summer House
Community. 2-story, 2BR/2BA, $1300/mo
ROOMMATE. KERNAN/ ATLANTIC. Nice
3BR/2BA house, washer/dryer. $485/mo.
includes utilities/cable. 568-2157.
JAX BEACH. Teriffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $600/mo. 247-8913.
MAYPORT, off Assisi, furnished, $120/wk,
deposit, references. 372-4265.
THE PALMS. Spacious Upscale 3BR/2BA
w/garage $1300/mo. Avail. immediately TWO ROOMS near FCCJ & UNF. Fully
242-9173. furnished, cable, fenced yard. $475/mo.
____TF __nRA^ Rp. ,_ ,,ni ,_ .... (includes utilities 697-7634.
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Grande, penthouse condo, 3/3, 2000sqft,
garage, beach club available, 6 mo. mini-
mum, $1995/mo., (904)613-7204.
PVB/ SAWGRASS TPC 3/2 patio home,
fully remodeled, large deck in back yard.
Pest control and lawn service included.
EAST ARLINGTON to share 3/2 house,
$530/mo. +deposit; includes electric, wa-
ter, phone, cable. No smokers/ pets. Call
NEPTUNE Beach home. Kitchen privileg-
es, W/D. $650/mo. includes utilities.
PVB/OCEAN LINKS 3/2/1 condo, ground MIRA VISTA Looking for roommate to
floor, all amenities, $1350/mo. 273-8923 share new condo. Must be clean, neat.
...-......-.-1-. --.....$650/mo.+ 1/3 utilities, & fees, 463-2845.
1BR/1BA CONDO in I he Palms at Marsh
. 0ndingn ,fia lo.-.r. ,-' :, fm. incdewO,, I- 'L-,
tllr_' rin,-r, il- d *,:r. mljnhm p,'rcl tq
$900/ro, 339- -3500 or 220.6603
PONTE VEDRA- Grand Cay 2/2 1st floor.
No stairs, new carpet/ tile, gated,
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1375/mo.,
....... ...i, 0-0- __1BR/1BA UNIT in the retirement commun-
JAX BEACH, 3/3/.5 TH, gorgeous up- ity of Sevilla. $800/mo. (904)246-0495. or
grades, flexible lease terms, $2450/mo. (904)759-9508.
Jacksonville Homefinders, 536-2349. -_ 1V .,T Alnti h
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA. Atlantic Blv @
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach;
3BR/1BA, W/D. No smoking. No dogs.
References & deposit. $1200/mo.,
ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
fenced back yard, fireplace, laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo. 1929
Main Street, 565-2763.
JAX BCH, newly remodeled 3BR/2.5BA
brick house, garage, new granite kitchen,
bathrooms, tile, carpet, & paint. Fireplace,
privacy fenced backyard. $1350/mo.
ICW, 3/2 home off Kernan. 1500sf, fenced
yard, $1100/mo. Jacksonville Homefinders
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
Few blocks to the beach
4/3, 2 car gar., 3000sf, $2550/mo.
2/2 Townhome, $725/mo.
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, upper unit $1250/mo
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
N. JAX BEACH
2/2 w/ bonus room, 1600sf, Avail 3/25.
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., 1900sf, $1275/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1600sf, $1095/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., 1580sf, $1150/mo..
3/2, 2 car gar., 1628sf, w/ yard service.
$1250/mo. Avail. 3/25
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1395/mo.
4/3, avail. 4/10, $1450/mo.
4/2, $1395/mo., avail 4/1.
3/2.5, 1 car gar., $1025/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1247sf, $1095/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., $950/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 1730sf, $1200/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., $1300/mo.
3/2, W/D, $1050/mo.
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $995/mo.
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced from $1195/mo & up.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed communityMarsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
JAX BEACH/ The Palms, 2/2, choice unit,
great marsh view. $1050/mo. or lease pur-
chase option, Avail. 4/1. (904)285-5592.
LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. $1600/mo. 242-0411.
PVB NORTH, 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
lake front, screened lanai, fireplace, W/D,
DW, pool, tennis courts, close to JTB.
$1100/mo +$1100/deposit. 904-563-1516.
SOUTHSIDE, 2/2 w/ garage, 3rd floor, up-
grades, washer/ dryer, $950/mo. Jackson-
ville Homefinder 564-4040.
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
SPACIOUS IMMACULATE, PVB,
3BR/2.5BA, tiled designer white kitchen
and bath, all new G. E. appliances, new
carpet, LR/DR opens to tiled, screened la-
nai. Amenities. Separate storage real No
pets/ no smoking. $1200/mo, lease/ pur-
chase avail. 571-8449.
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, all tile, granite,
stainless appliances appliances, furnished or unfur-
nished, $1750/mo. Jacksonville Homefind-
OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA, 601 S. 1st St.,
6th floor, furnished/ unfurnished. Available
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 2BR/2BA
available: Beautiful upgraded unit, lake
view, fireplace, vaulted ceiling, garage,
$1100/mo. Call 904-613-7605. TMI Real
Estate Group, LLC.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake view, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D included, 2 pools, tennis court,*
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see. $1195/mo.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR 2BA, washer/ dryer,
pool, tennis courts. $950/mo+ dep.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
Electric, cable). Short/Long term.
OFFICE SPACE for lease. Up to 1500sf +
garage option. 314 14th Ave. N. Jax
Beach. Available April 1st. 904-249-6890.
FULLY BUILT out office spaces on Beach
Blvd. in Jax Bch. 2 spaces 1350 & 1800sf.
I PONTE VEDRA
Short or Long Term
East of A1A/
walk to beach
Close to shopping/
For more information,
WAREHOUSE, WORKSHOP, Office
Space starting at $500/mo. 514-1090,
JAX BEACH- great location, Beach Blvd.
exposure, 1700sf, multi-use building.
Could be used for warehousing, subcon-
tractors, etc. 1 roll-up door, 1 walk-in door.
$1550/mo, 343-1919/ 249-3214.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & inter-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
BEAUTIFUL CALICO cat, must move,
needs good home. Trained. 270-8996.
BEAUTIFUL WEIMARANER to a good
home with a yard. She is years old, very
playful & friendly. Call Derrick at 838-
AKC SILKY Terrier puppies, tiny, $600-
$800. Call 625-8294, 992-8040.
FOUND CAT, all white, female at Atlantic
& Seminole. 241-2582
LOST (DEER) Chihuahua in Jax Beach
area, tan/ white, answers to "Bambi."
PVB. OCEAN Grove, gated. 2BR/2BA, 1st HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
floor, resort amenities. (904)273-5195. dogs. 246-3600.
GRAND CAY, 2/2, gated, amenities, view,
hardwood, new carpet, gar. avail.,
$1000/mo. firstname.lastname@example.org or
MARSH LANDING/ The Palms, 2/2,
$1050; Ponte Vedra/ Ocean Grove, 3/2,
$1150, 2/2, $1095, 2/2 w/garage, $1195.
Jax Beach/ Northshore, 3/2 7th floor con-
do, Ocean View, $2800. Realty Execu-
tives Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 #2.
ATLANTIC Beach, Ocean Village Town-
house,Fantastic views, great breezes.
Beachside balcony and patio.
2 spacious BR/1.5BA, equipped kitchen.
Annual lease. Available 4/1. No pets/ No
DUNSON REAL ESTATE, INC.
FREE ROOM in exchange for light house-
keeping and caregiver for mother,
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.
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Privately Owned Homes
in Ponte Vedra Beach
Enjoy 'five star' amenities!
9 MONTH 12 MONTH RENTALS
1/1 w/fp $801)-$850
1/1 w/fp/screened lanai $950
2/2 w/fp and w/d $950-$1000
2/2 w/fp and screened lanai $1195
New clubhouse, healed pool
& fitness center!
Too much to list..you must visit!
Suncoast Management, LLC
March 9. 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Notice is hereby given that the Planning
and Development Review Board for the
City of Neptune Beach will hold a monthly
meeting and Public Hearing on Tuesday
March 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Coun-
cil Chambers, 116 First Street, Neptune
Beach, Florida. The following items are
the on the agenda:
V07-03: Variance request of Benchmark
Commercial Group for the property locat-
ed at 2300 Marsh Point Road to the Sec-
tion 27-540(a) regarding required parking.
The purpose of the request is to reduce
the required number of parking spaces
from 83 to 63. The request is for additional
required parking if a portion of the building
is used for medical offices. Board to dis-
cuss possible changes to table (27-229-1)
ordinance number 2007-03. The request
is to change the minimum front yard set-
back in the C-3 Zoning District. Board to
discuss proposed ordinance changes to
table (27-229-1). The request is to change
the required side yard setback and mini-
mum lot size requirement in order to allow
for the 35 foot height in the R-1 zoning
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made, by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P. M. the
day of the meeting.
BOARD OF APPEALS
NEPTUNE BEACH, FLORIDA
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
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 Multi-
Media First Aid a plus. Current ID and So-
cial Security Card required. Apply at: Nep-
tune Beach Public Safety Dept.. 200 Lem-
on Street, Neptune Beach. Mon.-Fri.,
9am-5pm. NO PHONE CALLS. Applica-
tion Forms cannot be mailed Deadline:
April 6, 2007. AA/EEOC
P/T ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant-An es-
tablished firm in Neptune Beach is seek-
ing a Part Time position for M-Thurs.
1:00pm-5:30pm and Fri 9:00am-3:00pm.
Some computer knowledge helpful.
Please fax resume to 904-241-2950 or
GREEN FROG PEST PREVENTION
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Self motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi-
task person. Must be able to follow di-
rections. Reliable transportation a must.
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. DFWP.
PART-TIME PONTE Vedra, AR Clerk po-
sition. Must ,have AR experience to in-
clude collections. Requires fast learner
and well organized. Email resume to:
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguard
Lieutenant. 6-years or more life guarding
experience. First Responder, EMT prefer-
red. Emergency vehicle operation certifi-
cation a plus. Supervisory experience pre-
ferred. Apply at: Neptune Beach Public
Safety Dept.. 200 Lemon Street, Neptune
Beach. Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm. NO PHONE
CALLS. Deadline: April 6,2007. AA/EEOC
MED/ LAB tech M.A. skills a plus, family
practice. Fax resume: 285-7442.
NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7pm to 7am, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: email@example.com EOE/
PART-TIME evenings in our main dining
room. Flexible schedule. Some holidays
and weekends necessary. Experience
preferred. Students welcome. Great work
environment. Applications at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
BAKER NEEDED. Please apply at 1325
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach.
EXPERIENCED & caring help needed
with disabled adult & home. 24-30 hrs per
week- flexible. Refs & background check.
CLUBHOUSE COORDJ ADMINISTRA-
TOR for beaches condominium. Part-time,
every other weekend req'd. Computer lit-
erate, detail oriented, people person with
good communication skills. Condominium
association or apartment management
background preferred. Fax resume to
TEACHER W/BACHELOR'S Degree, for
VPK summer 10 week program. Apply
within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman
S PART-TIME BOARD LIAISON
City of Atlantic Beach. $10.90/hr; 2 yrs.
admin. exp. preferred. Must be available
for approx. 3 night meetings per month on
3rd Tues. each month at 7:00 p.m. and
2nd & 4th Wed. each month at 7:00 p.m.
Applications accepted until 3/21/07, 800
Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233.
For more info call (904)247-5820 or visit
www.coab.us. No smokers or tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Flexible hours, computer, savvy.
Knowledge of ACT, Excel, and Word. Self-
Sstarter. Located in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-
PART-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
OCEAN LIFEGUARD. City of Atlantic
Beach. $9.98/hr. starting; $10.88/hr. with
First Responder. Returning lifeguards pay
will vary depending 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
5/12/07. Must report to Fletcher Sr. High
Pool on 3/17/07 at 9am; or 3/31/07 at 9am
for mandatory testing. If hired, must suc-
cessfully complete a City provided 48 hour
ocean lifeguard program and a 45 hour
FDOT First Responder Program. Applica-
tion form & testing info available at 800
Seminole Rd. or visit www.coab.us or call
(904)247-5820. No new hire smokers or
tobacco users. Physical and Drug testing
INSURANCE/ BILLING Coordinator. Busy
beaches pediatric practice has immediate
opening. Minimum one year recent office
experience in all of the following: charge
posting, payment entry, A/R, filing insur-
ance. Competative salary/ flexible sched-
NOW HIRING various retail positions at
the Coast Guard Exchange. No nights
Contact Melissa 904-247-8737 or Fax
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area, af-
ternoons & Saturdays. Call 285-5644.
FESTIVAL WORKERS, needed for food
service, good pay, F/T or P/T.
(904)249-8269, (904)591-5175 Iv. msg. if
. CONSTRUCTION POSITIONS
Current openings in our construction dept.
Must have construction experience, pool
construction experience a major plus. Full-
time work w/benefits package. Must have
good driving record. Apply at Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or
EXPERIENCED LINE Cook & Utility per-
son for breakfast and lunch. Apply within
@ Ellen's Kitchen 1824 South 3rd St.
ATRIA SENIOR Living is seeking experi-
enced full-time CNA, RA, or MedTech for
their facility at 14199 Wm Davis Parkway.
If you are flexible with hours and have a
pleasant personality, please fax resume to
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume to 221-6504.
FT/PT, Sales People needed. Apply at
Sea Shells and Coral, 230 North Board-
FRONT DESK/ Office Manager for Inter-
nal & Holistic medical office. Responsibili-
ties include answering phones, booking
appointments, marketing, public relations
and supporting M.D. Excellent written, ver-
bal and interpersonal communication skills
and computer skills required. Experience
in marketing and sales a plus. Must be en-
thusiastic, dependable and consistent. No
phone calls please. Fax resume with refer-
LANDSCAPE GROUNDS maintenance
and installation. Must be dependable and
have a positive attitude. Clean driving re-
cord a must! Pay will be based upon expe-
rience. Must have reliable transportation.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
EXCITING NURSING *
A premier retirement community in Atlantic
Beach is seeking a dynamic RN, capable
of multitasking and filling numerous roles
within our health care setting. Experience
in long term care desired and strong com-
munication skills. This position will super-
vise specific functions within the nursing
department, conduct chart and record au-
dits, and participate in the community wide
interdisciplinary care team. Excellent ben-
efits and pleasant work environment. Ap-
plications available at Fleet Landing Se-
curity Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: email@example.com
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
NOW HIRING All shifts, all positions. Ap-
ply in person Monday Friday, 9am-llam
or 2pm-5pm. Ask about our 90 day sign-
SUBWAY- 2292 MAYPORT ROAD
NEED EXPERIENCED servers & line
cooks. Apply in person, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Po' Boys Creole Cafe.
ATS STAFFING HAS VARIOUS OPPOR-
TUNITIES FOR BEACHES AND SOUTH-
Experienced Admin: Must have strong
computer skills, solid work history. FT and
PT positions available. Salary is $28-35K
with opportunity for growth.
Executive Admin: Qualified candidates
must have experience supporting execu-
tive levels, meeting planning, making trav-
el arrangements, etc. Proficient in MS Of-
fice. $35-45K based on experience.
Telesales/ Telemarketing: Perform high-
volume outside sales and cold calling to
national clients. Must have at least 2 yrs
sales exper. $25-30K base plus commis-
Please call ATS Staffing at
904-224-1400 or email resume to
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
FULL-TIME (Split Shift) in our main dining
room. Must be available weekends. Holi-
days a must. Experinece preferred. Great
benefits and work environment. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
jobs@fleetIanding.com Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.
LA ROSE now taking applications for ex-
perienced stylists, commission only, full-
time or part-time 469-10 Atlantic Blvd.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS, Iron Workers,
Carpenters (all types) and Laborers. Apply
in person: 203 S. 3rd St.,Jax Beach,
(904)249-8147. or 1840 Southside Blvd.
Suite 1A, (904)726-5661.
SAFE HARBOR Seafood Restaurant, next
to Sun Cruz in Historic Mayport, has sev-
eral positions available. Must be a multi-
tasker with great people skills. Fun, fast
paced job; benefits with good pay. Look-
ing for restaurant background help. Day
hours/ midday hours to 9pm. Closed Sun-
days. Apply in person to Michelle, 4378
Ocean St., #3.
RECEPTIONIST/ TECH needed Part time.
Hirsch Animal Hospital, Call 285-0023.
CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative.
We are looking for a few exceptional indi-
viduals to complete our team Must be
proficient in Microsoft applications and
possess exceptional oral and written com-
munication skills. Collection, Administra-
tive, Optical, and/ or Sales experience a
plus! Email your resume to
LAWN SERVICE looking for exp. help-
ers. Must be able to provide own trans-
portation. Great pay for right person.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
CASHIER: MON.- Fri., some Sat., fast
paced, benefits, wages neg., customer
service +gift shop exp., some computer &
data base exp. Apply in person at Beach-
es Car Wash, 1401 Beach Blvd., Jax
DENTAL ASSISTANT needed for exciting
cosmetic & implant practice at the beach.
Must have excellent communication skills
& be self-motivated. Excellent pay for the
right person. Fax resume to: 247-3320.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
CARPENTERS- INTERIOR Trim. Must
have tools, transportation and experience.
Call 477-9306 or fax resume to
GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIP-
MENT OPERATOR: Beach Private Club.
FT\ benefits \401k experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP. Call 246-4711.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach seeking Server, Pool Bartender,
Beverage Cart Attendant,. Golf Cart At-
tendant, Housekeeper: DFWP, FT\PT
available. Must be dependable and outgo-
ing. Golf- privileges. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or apply in
Full Time at a premier retirement com-
munity. Excellent benefits. Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL. Fax to
904-246-9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com. EOE. Drug-Free Workplace.
FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
email@example.com EOE/ Drug-Free
BEACHES CHURCH seeking secretary
for 30hr/wk. Call 246-2010 for more infor-
mation or fax resume to 246-1248.
ADMIN. ASSISTANT Cheerful, profes-,
sional appearing person. $9/hr. Full or part
time. Fax resume to 241-4144 or apply in
person at All South Realty, Inc., 3090 So.
3rd St., Jax Beach.
AUTOMOTIVE LOT Coordinator/ Cus-
tomer Service, vehicles check in, parts,
warranties, vans/ mini buses, general of-
fice work, prior mechanical or maintenance
experience a plus. Computer/ Internet lit-
erate, clean driving record. CDL required,
but will train. Excellent benefits including
profit sharing, Atlantic Beach, www.tran-
sitplus.com Fax resume 221-2705. Spec-
ify position desired on fax.
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place. Benefits. 241-2721.
Think there is a better way to sell Real Es-
tate? There is! Motivated agents are need-
ed to handle huge volume of listing calls.
National Company with proven track re-
cord. Call today for interview. 247-4442.
NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening within our organization for a lawn
technician. Competitive salary. You must
possess a good driving record. Our com-
pany has full benefits with retirement, bo-
nuses, paid vacation & holidays. We have
a great working environment. We have
been in business for over 16 years. Fax
resume to 273-0682 or fill out an applica-
tion at 10066 Sawgrass Drive West, Ponte
Experienced, 1 fulltime, 1 part-time. Ponte
Vedra. Call or fax resume to: 285-3128.
LINE COOK. MARSH LANDING COUN-
TRY CLUB is hiring an experienced full
time Line Cook needed for our newly ren-
ovated' ala carte kitchen. Full time posi-
tion starts immediately. Excellent benefits
and competitive pay. Drug Free Work-
place/EOE. Apply in person at clubhouse
Tuesday-Saturday. Call 285-6514 for
directions if necessary.
FOOD PREP/ Van Driver position. F/T,
$7.75/hr. Apply within: Beaches Academy,
1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
PONTE VEDRA Teacher Assistant, vari-
able hours, CDA a plus. Call 285-2965.
PHILLY'S FINEST, experienced cooks,
FT/PT, starting $8-$10/hr. 15th Ave. N.
BEACHES CHURCH seeking bookkeeper
for 10hr/wk. Call 246-2010 or fax resume
$300 HIRING BONUS. D-Licensed Secur-
ity Officers needed to work upscale gated
communities and condominiums in Jax)
and Ponte Vedra Beach. Apply in person
at: First Coast Security Services, 1 Inde-
pendent Dr. #117 (Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,.
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
RN, LPN, MA, BOS skills a plus. Family
practice. Fax resume to: 285-7442.
LAWN CARE Helper needed. No experi-
ence necessary. Must have transportation,
license. Call 616-4381.
PLUMBERS HELPER needed. Please call
Native Plumbing at 270-2266.
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Business or Personal
General "Girl Friday"
Beaches areas only
Cheaper than therapy!
PADGETTS A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Travis at 588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates. License CAC1814887.
FOR REASONABLE fees, call Betty Lees.
I don't cut corners, I clean them,
WE PERSONALLY Clean Your House.
Very honest and dependable. 8 years in
business. Call Tricia 233-2621.
HOME & Construction Cleaning Service.
We do houses, apartments, offices, top to
bottom. Call Sandy for free estimate.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
14 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
KELLY'S HOUSECLEANING, seventeen
years experience, dependable service,
Call Kelly, 645-8648.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
EXPERIENCED CLEANING lady taking
new accounts. Excellent references. Free
CLEANER has opening. Honest, depend-
able, with transportation, 716-9742.
DEPENDABLE HOUSECLEANING; rea-
sonable rates. Call 221-4915.
HOUSES WANTED to clean, weekly or bi-
weekly,references, Tra 683-6ekly or b614i- WALDEN'S CONCRETE- Sidewalks, Pa-
weey, erences, ra 6614. tios Driveways,. Room Additions. Cell
BEACHES CLEA.liN'G ARe,adehli,'C..rr, 339-1287, Bus.'722-0182.
mercial, Mfoje ir, ,.: oui and C.r,.lju. ,
tion Cleaning. Weekly, .Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free A
WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
WINSOR LAWN Service, Ino. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it
takes, etc. Dave 249-4724.
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service, etc. Call Hermon, 246-
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
GREEN ACRES LAWN CARE
One time or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial. 742-6763.
CUT RIGHT LAWN SERVICE. Free esti-
mates, local, reasonable prices. We do it
right the first time. No contracts required.
Residential & Commercial Call Ray,
KEN'S LAWN CARE. Cut,, edge, weed-
eating, landscaping, pressure washing,
grading and sodding: Free estimate.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow'
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.
A WHOLE NEW OUTLOOK
PRESSURE WASHING (904)483-7979.
RESIDENTIAL HOUSE painting. Interior &
exterior. Quality- fast- affordable,
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. experi-
ence. Specializing in Beach homes.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
MAGIC MAN PAINTING & HOME
IMPROVEMENTS. Interior/Exterior Paint-
ing, Faux Finishes. Rotten Wood Replace-
ment, Pressure Washing. (904)894-4257.
SAVE 30%-50% NOW on all Interior & ex-
terior painting, pressure washing & home
repairs. Free estimate. Jeff 881-4223.
my references at
N Just Joe:
Quality craftsmanship by
30 years experience
Licensed Insured References
Now Accepting Z0
(904) 373-0680 (904) 229-9542
MASSEY APPLICATIONS. INC pres-
sure washing, painlintg, 'arwaii repair, tex.
ture & walicoverings. 25 years experience;.
Lic., Insured, refs. (904)403-7389
TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed. Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates.
PROFESSIONAL PAINTER w/ professio-
nal qualifications, Licensed LLC & Insur-
ed. wanting to help you with all your needs
in the beautification of your home. Repair
of wood rot, pressure washing, and cus-
tom Int./ Ext. painting. Please call Painting
& Repairs by Dean (904)309-4720.
OCEAN ALLEY POOLS, INC. Weekly
cleaning, Chemical treatments and sup-
plies, Home Pressure Washing. High qual-
ity service, Discount pricing. Serving:
Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Fort
Caroline, Intercoastal West. Family
Owned: Jeff: (904)463-1176.
REMDE3* 0 66
DAVID S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Most res,denliai pools 125 ,eek+ chemi-.
cals. Licensed, Insured. We make your life
a little easier. 285-0240.
TO THE "T' Pools, Pool service & repair.
Call Tyler 226-2490. Splash into spotless,
affordable rates & free estimates.
CREATIVE CONTOURS Inc. Kevin Nun-
ziante (904)2377388. Home improvement,
remodels, additions, roofing & re-roofing,
concrete patios & drives. CBC1252611,
ATLANTIC COAST RENOVATION
Spring Special, 20% off all painting, wall
covenng & renovation. Free estimates,
TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS, Additions, Han-
dyman Services CBC058172. One call
does it all, Over 30 yrs, experience. Dale
403-1071 or Paul 716-3946. -
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-9525.
Business: (904) 241-2436
Mobile: (904) 536-0016
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 571-3261.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Pressure Washing and more.
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
C&J REPAIR Services. Carpentry, Dry-
wall, Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling, etc.
Occupational License/ Insured. 241-1461,
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CC1325888.. Member BBB
COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
WOODARD TREE Service. Professional
work with the lowest price. Free estimates,
licensed & insured. Call 234-9757.
WEBERS TREE SERVICE
Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.
QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial..
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE:
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
March 9, 2007
HERE WE GROW AGAIN!
HOME COMPANION has an immediate
need for Home Health Aides in Jackson-
ville and the Beaches area. All shifts
available! Flexible hours, weekly pay and
health benefit plans offered. Please call
Michelle @ (904)296-0605 for more infor-
mation or apply in person: 7014 A.C. Skin-
ner Parkway,Suite 260, Jacksonville. EOE
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work FT/PT flexible shifts. Will
train. Great pay. Call today 270-2357.
CAREGIVERS NEEDED. American Home
Companions seeks compassionate, live-in
caregivers for the elderly. Must be able to
work weekends. 291-2400.
SUBWAY BEACH BLVD.
Now hiring Managers, Asst. Managers,
and Shift leaders. Competitive pay, great
work environment. Apply in person: M-F,
9:00 am to 11:00 am.
1067 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
NOW HIRING Natural nail tech. Chair for
rent or for commissions Call 246-2122.
DIRTY BLONDE Salon. Tired of the salon
your at? Sick of service charges? We offer
up to 60% with no service charges & cool
place to work! Experienced stylists need
only apply! High traffic salon with huge
growth potential. 241-HAIR.
CUSTOMER SERVICE/ Bookkeeping As-
sistant. Minimum 3 years experience in
each, parts/ warranty work/ driver coordi-
nation. Computer/ internet literate, detail-
oriented, self-motivated, financing/ sales
background a plus. Excellent benefits to
include profit sharing. Atlantic Beach,
smoke-free office. www.transitplus.com.
Fax resume 221-2705. Specify position.
Experienced in all aspects of floorcovering
a plus. Great opportunity for right person.
$50-$60,000 potential. Fax resume to
(904)247-9036. Beaches area.
CARPET CLEANER needed, Jacksonville
area. $12/hr., full time. Call 800-252-1145
and ask for Jeff, ext. 6009.
HELPER FOR vinyl floor covering. Drivers
license required. Call 403-5115.
OUTBOUND EDUCATIONAL SALES
REPRESENTIVE. Will be conducting busi-
ness sales; 100+ calls per day in the
Ponte Vedra Beach area. Ideal Candidate
will have 1+ years experience in telemar-
keting, and customer service, experience
with high volume outbound calls and ex-
cellent communication skills, F/T. Send re-
sume to firstname.lastname@example.org
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON. Mainly Beaches area. Fax re-
TAYLOR LANE and Company Day Spa
hiring Hair Stylist and Esthetician, rent or
commission, health insurance and paid
vacation. Call Pamie Taylor 246-5263.
REMODELING LEAD Carpenter, min.
5yrs remodeling exp. Tools, truck, referen-
ces. Reputable beach G.C. 247-2274.
NANNY, GOOD Pay, PT/FT, days. Trans-
portation, references needed. 241-2723.
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
Join our team of
No Nights or Weekends
app it, in pWtdion to:
2201 Florida Blvd.
Mon Fri 8 -4:30
2/3 Days/Week in PVB
Must Have Experience
Must Have Car
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
BEACH LOCATION Administrative Assis-
tant, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Strong written and oral communication
skills, excellent problem solver, MS Office
Products, attention to detail, organization-
al skills. Must be able to work flexible
hours. Submit resume to: meredith.con-
PRESSURE WASHING Co looking for
help, no exp nec 994-0045.
PAINTERS WANTED: Must have basic
hand tools and transportation. DFWP.
Scott Painting, Inc.. (904)710-6732.
PHONE CONSULTANTS needed, in-
bound calls, $800-$1500/week income,
salary plus commission. Phone sales ex-
perience a must. Call for interview
(904)207-7757 ask for Tiffany.
NURSE (LPN OR RN)
Full time 7am to 3pm, Monday-Friday at a
premier retirement community Health
Center. Excellent benefits and pleasant
work environment.. Applications at Fleet
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to
email@example.com EOE/ Drug-Free
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line cooks needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway Restaurant, good pay
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT needed,
experience helpful, must be enthusiastic,
dependable and consistent. Call 645-7559
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Must have
own phone & transportation. New con-
Join the crew at The
Apply In Person
M-F 9am 3pm
2321 ac Blvd.
is NOW OPEN!
Hosts, Runners &
All Back of House
(Cooks, Prep &
for this HOT new
concept now open in
Ponte Vedra Beach!
Urban Flats is a
casual dining destination
featuring an electric fusion
of olde world style
flatbreads using the freshest
ingredients inspired by the
region & season.
If you are passionate about
food, wine & exceeding
guest expectations, then
apply in person:
The Shoppes at
330 A1 A North
RECEPTIONIST/ CUSTOMER SERVICE
REPRESENTATIVE position available.
Candidate must have excellent computer,
customer service and phone skills. Look-
ing for a candidate that works effectively
with others in a team based environment
to accomplish company goals. HS Diplo-
ma or equivalent required. Please
email resume to
Seeks experienced Servers, Cooks, Host/
Hostess. All shifts. Apply in person: Daily
2pm-4pm. 900 Sawgrass Village Dr.
ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
seeking self-motivated individuals. High
-year end income; bid/ finance background
a plus; computer/ Internet literate; clean
driving record. CDL license preferred but
will train. Draw vs Commission. Excellent
benefits to include profit sharing.
www.transitplus.com Fax resume:
221-2705. Specify position desired on fax.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/ FRONT OFFICE
needed for Beaches office. Fax resume to
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seeking to fill a variety of positions from Clerical to
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ma\ ha\e the right job for you!
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information mailed call Amy at 247-6263
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Group Fitness Coordinator
Oasis Restaurant Supervisor
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug Free Workplace EOE
At Ponte Vedra Beach
Call 596-5928 and ask for
Pat to reserve your spot.
ATLANTIC BEACH HAIR SALON
for sale. 15 years established. $26K.
POOL ROUTE for Sale- 20 pool route in
Beaches area. $25K cash. Unlimited op-
portunity for expansion. Can provide busi-
ness and on the job training. Monthly bill-
ing @ $2500. $500 commission for refer-
ESTABLISHED DAY Spa for sale at the
Beach. $100K. Call (904)536-4799
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
EXPERIENCED PAINTERS wanted. Must
have own tools & transportation. Neatness
& dependability a must. Phone Larry He-
ise Painting, 247-3644.
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Servers, Host/ Hostess
& Experienced Line Cooks with open
availability. Apply within 1018 North 3rd
St., Mon- Fri, 2pm- 4pm.
LAWN MAINTENANCE Foreman &
Helpers. Apply 7am, TNT Landscape.
1074 10th Ave. S., Jax Beach. 247-4477.
Full-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Expe-
rience required. Must be dependable and
have the ability to multi-task. Excellent
benefit package, competitive wages, and
pleasant work environment. Hours: Sun-
day through Thursday, 8:30-5:00. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-9447;
Email to: email@example.com Web-
site: fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply: Surfside Pools, 313
Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or 'fax resume:
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol.com
Golf Shop Clerk Event Space Coordinator
Champs Bartender Beverage Server
Restaurant Server Honor Bar Supervisor
H.R. Recruiting Coordinator Maintenance Engineer
Dish Room Supervisor Line Cook
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ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
EXPERIENCED CNA is looking for part-
time position; flexible hours. Start in
BEACHES BEST former chiropractor,
Dr. Pam 477-9916.
PRIVATE DUTY CNA looking to care for
elderly. Exc. refs. Degree w/ many years
exp. Please call Donna 285-0432.
HOME CARE UNLIMITED,LLC provides
personal care assistance, and companion-
ship for all ages. We specialize in caring
for senior citizens, the elderly & the disa-
bled. We provide round the clock services
as needed for all clients. For more
information please contact Edna @
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER looking for
PT position M-F, days. 743-3089.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
GREAT HOME PHONE SERVICE
$24.95 Unlimitied Local & Long Distance
calls in the USA and Canada! Buy video
phone and see your love ones while you
are talking anywhere in the world! $24.95
per month! Call (877)710-0017 or check
the website at www.5Linx.net/L258708.
THOMASVILLE LEATHER couch &
matching chair, neutral color, good condi-
tion, $500, (904)246-9162 ext. 0#
(2) ZZ-TOP TICKETS, 3rd row balcony.
Florida Theatre, Tuesday, March 13th.
$78 per ticket (face value). 246-7919.
MINERAL MAKEUP and Skin Care.
See and Feel the Difference!
RALLY SCOOTER (for seniors), 2 years
old, $500. 241-8232.
MULTI- FAMILY Sale, Saturday 8-12,
700 Cedar Ct. (Neptune By The Sea).
MOVING! LOTS of good stuff. 375 Plaza,
Atl Bch. Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-3.
MOVING SALE! Household items,
clothes/ shoes. Everything must go. Satur-
day, 8:30am-?. 41 Ardella Rd. off Mayport
MOVING SALE, antiques, furniture, kitch-
en, collectables, & bric-a-brac. All priced
to sell! Sat., 8am-1pm, 755 Redfin Drive.
HOME OFFICE Remodeled! All the old
stuff needs to go desks, file cabinets,
credenza, printer/ fax, office and computer
supplies, never or hardly used, gamecube
and video games 2075 Vela Norte Circle
Saturday 3/10, 8am-11am.
UPSCALE CHILDREN'S furnishings & ac-
cessories, toys clothing, kitchen items,
much more, Fri., Sat., 8am-3pm,1259
Linkside Dr., 874-5881.
MOVING SALE! 73 Oceanside Dr. Satur-
MOVING SALE. Saturday, 8am-noon.
Furniture, clothing, household items and
much, much, more. 1549 Jordan St.
'COMMUNITY YARD SALE! Fairway Vil-
las Lane North, across from Terry's Coun-
try Store, Mayport Rd.. Sat., 7:30am-?,
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen DOLPHIN COVE, Sat. 8-?, 8 Cobia St.
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499. Clothes, baby clothes- boy, exc. cond.,
Can deliver. 858-9350. knick-knacks.
COUCH, 3 cushions, natural wood cane,
$300. Glass coffee table to match $65.
Breakfast table & 4 chairs on casters
$350. Good cond., must see! 221-9817.
SURFBOARD- ROZO. Brand new 7'5"
thruster, square-tail, $400 OBO.
WASHER DRYER, matching set, excel-
lent condition, $250, will deliver free,
FURNITURE: 2 sofas, 3 chairs, coffee
table entertainment center, refrigerator.
COLLINSWOOD COMMUNITY Garage
Sale, off of Ashley Melisse & Kernan,
Saturday, March 10, 8am-12pm,
BEGINNING OF final moving sale: linens,
golf bags, clubs, mens clothing, tools,
computer desk, and bunches of stuff. Sat.
8am-1pm, 2140 El Lago Way.
B. BOOMERS $1 Simplification Sale.
Have to get rid of this stuff before I forget
where I put it. All items $1. 3417 Silver
Palm Dr. Isle of Palms off Beach. Satur-
day, 3/10. 9am.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea. -
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173, ICW, SUTTON Lakes, 11138 Stanley
992-1470. Steamer Lane. Inflatable pool, Rubber-
maid Shed, misc. Saturday, 8am-?
TIRE FHO I Sale. Goodyear wrangler
P225/75R15, set of four. Very good condi-
tion. $200 cash. 612-5714.
A/C UNIT, Trane XL1400, inside and out-
side unit, digital thermostat, all paperwork,
10yrs. old, but used very little. $350.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-'
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
LODGE AND CLUB IN PV MEMBER-.
SHIP. 10% Discount. 352-258-9987.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
FURNITURE SALE: Queen Anne antique
walnut table 48" round w/three leaves & 6
Eastlake Victorian chairs $1000, 40's style
rattan couch & arm chair $175.
WATCHES SS TAG Heuer, his & her (dia-
mond studded) $4600 new 8/2006, slightly
used. Asking $2500 OBO, 249-0593.
DINETTE- GLASS top table w/ 4 chairs
Excellent. $150 241-6912.
AVON, JANA Duguid, Independent Sales
Representative. Please Call 904-338-8191
nr mail: nntta Iv.firstname.lastname@example.org
OCEAN WALK, Atlantic Bch., Saturday,
3/10, 9am. Executive desk, dining room
suite, and much more. 459 Inland Way.
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
HONDA 2000 Sabre, 1100cc V-twin, low
miles, windshield, mustang seat, back
rest. Asking $5000 OBO. Phone 247-1733
2002 VESPA 150cc, 3500 miles, great
condition, alabaster, rear bucket. $3250.
2005 HD Softail Deluxe, mint condition,
475 miles, pearl blue & white, chrome &
extras galore. $20,000. 821-0430.
2000 FORD 250 XLT, v-8, diesel, 4DR, 8ft
bed w/ fiberglass locking bed cover. Full
towing pkg. Exc. cond. $18,500. Tel.
(904)725-7753, cell. (904)386-3010.
.. ..... ............. .. 1993 DODGE Dakota. Well cared for work
WASHER/ DRYER -super capacity size truck -w/camper top, $1750 OBO,
$300 f6r'the set. 778-S1'. 422-2984.
GE REFRIGERATOR, 22.0cf. side-by-
side w/dispenser, lyr. old. Excellent con-
dition. Only $600. Call 904-542-0433 (day-
SHADOW BOX fencing, good condition,
6ftx8ft, 30 pieces, $10 each, 285-2960.
CHERRY JEWELRY armoire and match-
ing vanity, $150; NASCAR memorabilia,
some autographed, best offer; black leath-
er chaps, never worn, size med., $75,
5 PC. dark oak bedroom set. All wood.
Cannon ball head and foot board, dresser,
mirror, end table and chest of drawers.
Very nice. $300. (904)307-5956.
1979 MERCEDES Benz 450SL, 2 tops,
maintenance records. Black w/red interior,
good condition. Asking $10,000 OBO.
2003 VW Jetta, red, 4spd, 4cyl, excel-
lent condition, 50k miles, 32 mpg,
$9900. 373-0990, 607-5283.
2000 TOYOTA 4-Runner SR5. A/C, stereo
CD, $5000, 838-9786.
TOYOTA 4-RUNNER, LTD, '98, only
89,000 miles, original owner, $10,500.
20" TV, 2 yrs old, remote, $60 OBO. PVB --
254-0931 works fine. 1992 BMW 740i- sold as is, $1500. Call
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AT&T PARTNER I phone system.5 o phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
12O- 19330* UfIF MLIIALIan DIVU.
SATURDAY 3/10/07, 8:30am- 2pm, 804
17th Ave. N. 3-wheel bicycle, furn.,
dishes, 2-wheel bicycle, & misc.
700 BLOCK 9th Ave. South. Friday and
MISC. SIESTA sale, 11am-5pm, Fri. &
Sat., 142 South 34th Ave., (34th Ave. &
2nd St.) 249-7696.
SATURDAY, 3/10, Just moved Sale.
7am-noon. 42" TV, Men's clothes, decor
and more. 1835 Sable Palm Lane.
SATURDAY, 9AM-2PM, 317 5th Ave. S.,
Vintage clothes, antiques, glassware,
stemware, knicks & knacks, some furni-
ture and more.
'97 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL, 82,000
miles, single owner, family car, looks &
runs great, $4900 OBO. '85 Jaguar, ga-
rage kept, looks & runs 'great. Best Offer.
2001 HONDA EX Accord 15,100 miles,
brand new., white w/sunroof, garage kept,
2001 LEXUS RX300 58k miles, extended
warranty from Lexus, champaign color,
roof rack, sun roof, leather interior, 6 disc
CD changer, all service records, $18,250
TOYOTA COROLLA 1991, auto, radio,
new tires, 122,000 miles. Asking $850,
2000 FORD Mustang convertible. Stereo
CD., new trans., $5900 838-9786.
1991 LEXUS LS 400, white/ tan leather,
well maintained, exc. cond., $5300 OBO.
CHRYSLER CONCORD 2000, runs great,
90,000 miles, new tires, mechanically
sound, minor cosmetics, Kelly Blue Book
$4200 OBO, 616-5274.
03 HONDA CIVIC EX, blue, AT, 4door,
35 mpg, 30,000 miles. A very good in very
good condition. $12,995, 241-1447.
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Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
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