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Midweek Edition $ April


4, 2007


PONTE


VEDRA


An edition of The Beaches Leader




LEADER


Vol. 44, No. 80


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


: Convict held in rape, beating


FROM STAFF
A 35-year-old convicted felon
from New York state remained in
jail without bond Tuesday while
St. Johns County deputies contin-
ued investigating the weekend
rape and beating of a 75-year-old
woman at her home south of
Ponte Vedra Beach.
Mastho Lebai Davis, who once
confessed to an attempted mur-
der in Syracuse, N,Y., according to
a New York prosecutor, is identi-
fied by deputies as a "person of


interest" in the attack late
Saturday at the home in the 2000
block of South Ponte Vedra
Boulevard.
Davis had been questioned and
released by St. Johns County
deputies hours after the sexual
assault took place but before it
was reported, according to the
Sheriff's Office.
According to a report by
Deputy Nickolas Swan, the
woman was getting into bed
between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.


Saturday when she was attacked
from behind by a man who told
her not to scream then began rap-
ing her.
The woman said she looked
back once at the man, who was
speaking in a foreign language
she didn't recognize during most
of the attack.
After the attack, the woman
"stayed on the floor for roughly
40 minutes then slowly made her
way to the bed,", according to the
report.


Her 48-year-old son became
concerned Sunday when she did-
n't make her daily call to him,
and he and his 80-year-old father
drove to her home and found her
on the bed, the report said.
She was taken to Baptist
Medical Center Beaches, where
she was treated for minor
injuries, according to Swan's
report.
"This is a traumatic experience
See RAPE, A-3


Beginning today, The Leader will include a
weekly magazine, American Profile, which
features recipes, tips, celebrity profiles and
other timely topics. Inside.
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"Glorious Geraniums" is a painting by Ponte
Vedra Beach resident Mary Schafer, who
teaches a class at Christ Episcopal Church.
Her sister, Rachel Cruzan, is also a Ponte
Vedra Beach resident, also paints and also
teaches a class. See story, more photos on
A-8.


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photo by Bet Inablnet
Beaches Conultmng & Web Deln.com
Richard Barsky of Jacksonville Beach
stands with his 1928 Ford Model A sports
coupe Sunday at a car show in Ponte
Vedra Beach, an annual event of the Ponte
Vedra Beach Chamber of Commerce. See
A-7 for more photos.


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County eyes


roundabout


spiffing up


FROM STAFF
A proposal that would help
beautify some median strips
and roundabouts in St. Johns
County including the
roundabout at Palm Valley
and Mickler roads was sent
back to county staff Tuesday
by county commissioners.
Commissioners had "no
problem with the format" of
planting Florida-friendly veg-
etation to improve aesthetics,
Commissioner Ron Sanchez
said Tuesday.
"We just had a problem
with the budget and the
money," he said. "So we ..
asked staff to come back with
alternative ways" of funding,
Sanchez said in a telephone
interview.
The proposal, which coun-
ty landscape and nursery
manager Chuck Moore has
been working on for about
two months, would provide a
policy for improvements.
"Moore said.
Although median and
roundabout landscaping is
not typically a concern of
county government, he said,


requests for landscaping at
county rights-of-way have
been increasing.
"There have been a lot of
requests for the roundabout
[in Ponte Vedra Beach] . .
and for County Road 210
[West]," said Moore, who for-
merly ran the parks division
of the city of St. Augustine.
He proposes that the coun-
ty adopt two standard designs
for medians one with palm
trees and the other with hard-
woods.
Crape myrtles, which are
droughtresistant, and orna-
mental plantings could be
used with either design, and
the two designs would be
alternated on long stretches
of road "to avoid a monoto-
nous appearance," says the
proposal.
Roundabouts would have
to be treated individually
because "we have to be care-
ful about what we put there .
. [so as] not to block visibili-
ty," Moore said.

See LANDSCAPING, A-3


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
The roundabout at Palm Valley Road and Mickler Road
(above) has drawn many requests for landscaping, according
to the county's landscape manager.


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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Andrew Hess thinks about his next shot Monday during at the Wiinston
Family YMCA in Ponte Vedra Beach, Where spring break camp is being held
this week. See more photos, A-12.


For rent: Oceanfront home.


$800/mo. Act now. Won't last


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A Beaches business that operates on a
membership basis allows some people to
live in mansions for considerably
reduced rates. N
Showcase Homes of Florida, which has
several offices, including one in Ponte
Vedra, operates a home management
program where homeowners and
Realtors can enlist a "home manager" to
occupy a house or condominium that
would otherwise be vacant in order to
increase its chances of being sold, accord-
ing to owner Dennis Rust.
The program is based on membership
and a "tenant" can live in a home in the
Beaches or greater Jacksonville area for
approximately $800 to $1,000 per
month, although prices can vary depend-
ing on the house, according to Rust.
The home manager is responsible for
providing furniture for the house, which
has to be approved, and the manager is
also responsible for utilities, lawn, pool
and regular home maintenance, accord-


ing to Robert
Nightingale,
who is responsi-
ble for new busi-
ness develop-
ment.
The occupants
also have to
move once the
house is sold -
but, the compa-


"It's given me
the opportunity
to live in some
great places"


ny will pay for the move and members
can move to another home in the pro-
gram.
"Most of our people are in transition,"
said. Rust, who explained that many of
the people who utilize the program are
in the process of moving for business rea-
sons or renovating a current home.
For example, Gary Delaney, who is
relocating from Ohio and will likely
make a permanent move to the area, has
been in the program' for a more than a
year and has lived in several high-end
See RENT, A-3


Work begins on site

for PV high school


FROM STAFF
Work has begun to ready a
76-acre site near Davis Park
for a high school scheduled to
open in August 2008.
The high school is being
built on a site donated by the
developer of Nocatee, a
mixed-use development
along both sides of County
Road 210 between the Palm
Valley bridge and U.S. 1.
Most Ponte Vedra Beach
teens will attend the new
school instead of Nease High,


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located off 210 just east of
U.S. 1, although upperclass-
men may choose to stay at
Nease, as may teens enrolled
in special academies.
The donated site is near
Davis Park and the Nocatee
preserve, which runs near the
Intracoastal Waterway. There
are two significant wetlands
on the property, but about 60
buildable acres remain,
according to Tim Forson,
facilities director for the St.
Johns County School Distrist.


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Elkins Constructors work Tuesday on the high school site near Davis Park.


Opinion ................ A-4
Police Beat ............A-5
Sports .................B-
W weather .................A-3


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader April 4, 2007


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COMPILEDE y Lim MITCHELL


Mix sweatband with

Internet and a star

is born on boardwalk

An Atlantic Beach talent agency is helping struggling artists gain
celebrity without following the stereotypical bus ride to Hollywood
to score an agent route.
Jalali Hartman, founder of www.HollywoodSquared.com, said the
goal is to promote unsigned artists using the popular online format
that is helping to launch a new generation of comedians, actors and
musicians.
Designed to be a mix between American Idol and Youtube, view-
ers can log on to the site, watch the clips and vote for their favorite
rising star.
"There are a lot of artists out there," Hartman said. "You don't need
a real record label to build up popularity online."
The global talent search is following Jacksonville Beach comedian
and struggling musician Israel Swanson, professionally known as
"Sweatband Man," on his quest to become famous.
As part of his pursuit, Swanson interviews people on the street to
gain insight and solicit advice on becoming famous. He uses "the
vibe" an oddly seductive stance that is his signature move- to
make sure people are paying attention.
Once the conversation progresses, people are often encouraged to
display their own hidden talents on camera.
"Typically we go out and get a lot of footage," Hartman said. "He
is becoming famous in the process. It is growing pretty quickly."
With Hartman behind the camera, Sweatband Man demonstrated
his people skills on.several unsuspecting passersby Monday afternoon
near the Jacksonville Beach pier.
"Most people avoid us when they see the camera," Swanson said.
"Especially the girls on Spring Break. They think we are being per-
verted."
Chris Ofalt, an elementary school teacher from Philadelphia,
showed no fear when he approached the pair and inquired about the
camera.
Ofalt, who was in town on Spring Break, advised Sweatband Man to
"never give up" his dreams of fame and fortune before launching into
a impromptu rendition of the "Cheers" theme song while Sweatband
Man displayed his mad dance skills much to the delight of those for-
tunate enough to view the boardwalk performance.
"I wanted to be famous and now I am and it didn't cost me a dime,"
Swanson said. "I get recognized everywhere I go.


What you'll find in fiSB8sIle:
Freestyle is a special section that includes interesting, quirky
and sometimes humorous news and events related to the Beach
communities. Its contents are unique to The Leader and to this
section, and we welcome submissions.
Send your ideas to
mitchell@beachesleader. corn


HollywoodSquared.com has jumpstarted my career simply using the
power of the Internet. It is amazing."
So far, Sweatband Man has over 1.4 million views on Youtube and
Google Video in only five months. While filming recently in New
York, Hartman said the group was approached on the street by a col-
lege student who had viewed his footage from the dorm.
Singer Ben Harper also waxed poetic on the power of the sweatband
which he happened to be wearing when he encountered the duo film-
ing in the Big Apple.
"We believe Hollywood is changing. You are changing it. By view-
ing and supporting artists and creativity online, you're helping to
build up artists that otherwise may never "make it,'" according to the
mission statement on the Hollywood Squared home page.
"All it takes are fans and the rest takes care of itself."
Especially if you have "The Vibe" and the power of the sweatband
on your side.


photo by
LIZA MITCHELL


Israel
Swanson,
known profes-
sionally as
"Sweatband
Man," inter-
views Chris
Ofalt for
HollywoodSqu
ared.com.


Peeps are OK, but ducks for Easter are ill-advised gifts, biologists warn


If you plan to buy a duckling as a gift
this Easter, be sure it is one of the marsh-
mallow ones and not the real live thing.
For generations, "the Easter Bunny"
has delivered mallard ducklings for
Easter. But environmentalists warn that
the consequences have caught up with
us.
'Once domesticated ducks, which live
10 years, become full-grown, people
often decide to tum them loose. And,
according to state biologists, the mal-:


lards then pose a serious threat to
Florida's native wildlife including the
mottled duck, competing with native
wildlife for food and habitat.
Florida law requires anyone possess-
ing, buying or selling mallards to have a
permit from the Florida Wildlife
Commission.
SThe Florida mottled duck, also called
the Florida .duck, is one of 'oily a few
nonmigratory ducks in North America
and spends it entire life in ilridi


Domesticated mallards crossbreed
with mottled ducks and produce hybrid
offspring, reducing the number of pure-
bred mottled ducks, biologists report
FWC biologists say between and 12
percent of the state's mottled ducks are
showing genetic evidence of hybridiza-
tion. Floridians purchase more than
12,000 mallards a \ear, and manv of
theti make their way-in4o near b-wate s-
This trend,,biologists iwarn, iN dnilin the
Florida& bottled duck toward extinction.


Because agriculture and cable

have so much in common

Got a complaint about your cable company? Call the Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services.
A proposed bill, the Consumer Choice Act of 2007, would restrict local governments from
regulating cable services as well as mandate that customer service issues and complaints go
through the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services naturally, the first state
department that springs to mind when you're having a cable problem.
According to the department's Website www.doacs.state.fl.us, you must download a com-
plaint form, which is evaluated based on three criteria:

1. "If the complaint falls within another agency's jurisdiction, we refer it to that agency;
2. If the complaint false within our jurisdiction, we attempt informal mediation to resolve
the consumer's dispute and evaluate the business for compliance with applicable statutory
provisions; or
3. If a complaint is filed against a business that is not regulated by any federal, state, or
local government entity, we attempt informal mediation to resolve the consumer's dis-
pute."
Some of the other categories that fall into the department's complaint jurisdiction
include: dance studios, pawn shops, motor vehicle repair and games/sweepstakes.
Guess agriculture has taken on a new meaning.





Jax gets no respect at all


Khalif Barnes hates
Jacksonville. That was the
gist of a recent accounts
about the Jags' offensive line-
man's DUI arrest last
November. A video of Barnes'
sobriety exercises and subse-
quent verbal diarrhea was
released to the public, much
to the dismay of the Tourist
Development Council.
In the video, an angry
Barnes can be heard, accord-
ing to authorities.
"This is unbelievable man,
unbelievable being a pro ath-
lete in Jacksonville," he says
in the video released by
police. "Especially if you are
black."
The video, which was made
available by cops for online
public viewing, shows a visi-
bly angry Barnes. tossing F-
bombs all over the back of
a JSO cruiser.
"Of all the places in the
f***ing world that I came to
this f***ing hick town. The)' L
f***ing hate us here. Why do
you even want to have a pro
team here? What's the use?
They don't even f***ing
respect you."
In a post on With Leather
- "a blog by the man who
loves athletics" expresses his


amazement that Jacksonville
even has the capabilities to
show such footage.
"I think it's great that they
have Internet there now. It's
good to see them moving for-
ward. Next step adequate
schools," the writer said of


Classics in being punked

Another April Fools Day has come and gone.
Maybe you were the prankster or maybe you were the
victim of a prank.
But, there have been some hoaxes throughout his-
tory that have been so good, they are still talked
about today.
According to Wikipedia, these are some of the most
infamous April Fools pranks ever played.

1. Spaghetti trees.
A BBC program, which aired in 1957, once showed
people cultivating spaghetti trees. People called the
station wanting to know how to harvest their own
spaghetti trees.
2. The Taco Liberty Bell.
In 1996, Taco Bell took out a full page ad in the
New York Times announcing that they had bought
the Liberty Bell to reduce the country's debt and were
renaming it the "Taco Liberty Bell."
3. The Tower of Pisa. The Dutch television news
once reported that the Tower of Pisa, also known as
the Leaning Tower of Pisa, had fallen.
4. Left Handed Whoppers. In 1998, Burger King ran
an ad in USA Today claiming that there was a
Whopper for left-handed people where the condi-
ments were designed to drip out of the right side.


the arrest video..
"Just kidding. Adequate
schools are somewhere on
the list after 'new stoplight'
and 'repave road,'" the blog-
ger states.
Hick town, indeed.


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Landscaping:

See LANDSCAPING, A-3 State Road -
A1A median in
On state roads, such as A1A in Ponte Vedra
Ponte Vedra, median landscap- Beach
ing can be funded by the state
Department of Transportation,
although the a ounl\ must agree
to maintain the medians, Moore
said.
The county maintains the
A1A medians in Ponte Vedra in
a contract with the DOT that is
renewed annually, Moore said.
The county provides more
maintenance than is required by
the state, particularly at certain
times such as The Players annu-
al golf tournament in Ponte
\ -lea Beah,
Bids h ave '"r out for spiff-
lng up (hie A!AA !lldllns in
Pote Vedra, and work is expect-
ed to be done the week before
the touament, he said.
The Players, oiiiut-l\ known
as The Players Championship, is
scheduled' bv 10 to May 13 for
the first time this year. |
-c\'ikuui it was held in late
March,
'When we have a special .
event like that, we try to sched- ....
ule it for a little heavier [mainte- .
nance] c he," Moore said.
"Let's face it it's a big
event"


Past chair to addresses Noon Break


Friends of the Beaches
Branch library will present
local attorney Warren K.


Anderson on Friday April 13.
Anderson, a past Chair of
the Sierra Club and a member


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of the Northeast Florida St.
Johns Riverkeeper Legal
Committee, will discuss pro-
tection of the environment.
The program, from noon
until 1 p.m., will be held in
the community room of the
Beaches Library.
Anderson is a Beaches resi-
dent and attorney specializing
in litigation.
He currently serves on the
board of Preservation North
Florida and is chairman of the
Board of the Public Trust
Environmental Law Institute
of Florida, a non-profit organ-
ization focused on the legal
protection and enhancement
of the Preservation Project
and the Timucuan National
Preserve.
Noon Break is free and.open
to the public. For more infor-
mation, call the Beaches
Branch library, 241-1142.


Continued from A-1
Sfor anyone b)ut is especially
Sheinous in our young children
Sand our elderly," said Sgt.
Chuck Mulligan, spokesman
for the St. Johns County
Sheriff's Office.
Asked why the crime wasn't
reported immediately,
Mulligan said, "This person is
75 years old [and] had been
through a rather traumatic
event."
Mulligan said Davis agreed
to be transported to St. Johns
County when he was found
late Monday walking along
Interstate 95.
The Florida Highway Patrol.
found Davis walking just
south of the St. Johns County
line and called the St. Johns
County Sheriff's Office,
Mulligan said.
Davis was charged with pos-
session of a concealed weapon
by a convicted felon after
nunchucks were found in his
backpack, deputies said.
Detectives interviewed
Davis early Tuesday morning
and again in the afternoon,
but he did not cooperate,
Mulligan said.
Forensic evidence collected
during the investigation is
being examined to determine
if there is a link between Davis
and the rape victim, deputies
said. .Rsults may take.several
weeks.
Davis was released from a
New York state prison in
August 1999 after serving less
than three years in a 1996 bur-
glary to a residence, according
to that state's corrections Web
site.
The Post-Standard newspaper
of Syracuse reported that
Davis was arrested in
December 2002 after he was
spotted prowling, and he was
accused of assault and
attempted rape in an incident
earlier that month in a laun-
dry room.
The charge was reduced to a
misdemeanor in 2003 after
Davis confessed to police that
he attacked a woman in a
1996 claw hammer attack,
according to published
reports.
The woman's husband had
spent several years in prison
after he was convicted of the
crime, which left the woman
in a wheelchair.
Davis's confession con-
tained many details, convinc-
ing a New York Supreme Court
justice in September 2005 to
throw out the conviction of
Daniel Gristwood, who was
released' after serving nine
years.
Prosecutors in Syracuse


Photos by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Mason Guy, front, and Adam Salazar, kindergartners at Jacksonville Beach Elementary School,
enjoy the wild animal carousel at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens during a recent field trip. In a
special feature, the zoo is offering children camel rides for an additional $5 as a special exhibit
through April. For more information call 757-4463 or visit the web at www.jacksonvillezoo.org.


Rent: Chance to live in 'great' spots


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homes in neighborhoods
including Sawgrass, Queen's
Harbor and The Sanctuary. He
has also lived in two condos.
The majority of homes in the
program range from $300,000
to $1 million in value, accord-
ing to Nightingale.
"It's given me the opportuni-
ty to live in some great places,"
Delaney said.
He also said the program has
given him the chance to expe-
rience many different areas in
the community and "feel the
market out."
The program is free to the
homeowner, who benefits by
having someone live in what
,would otherwise be a vacant
home, according to Rust.
Homeowners benefit because
their insurance premiums are
lower with the house occupied
and the houses are less likely to
be vandalized, according to
Rust. Also, houses are more
likely to sell when it is occupied
and furnished, he said.
"We're trying to create a
model home look," Rust said.
Members of the program pay
a one-time fee, which covers-
the cost of decorators, security


and cleaning and provides a
lifetimemembership Because
the program operates on a pri-
vate membership basis, the
company is not violating any
landlord/tenant laws, accord-
ing to Rust. Homeowners have
no liability, as the firm is
insured, he said..
Members live in the homes
on a month-to-month basis
with no lease. However, there
is a 30-day minimum to ensure
that members will not have to
move immediately if the house
sells.
Most people live in the
homes on an average of 6
months, according to Rust,
although it does vary.
For example, one member
who was renovating her home
joined the program and only
had to move twice in the more
than two years she participat-
ed.
Delaney said the moving
becomes easier as members get
used to it. "After you're used to
being in the program, you kind
of get used to the packing and
the getting ready to go,"
Delaney said.
He also said that participants
must keep the house clean and


organized, "but once you get
into the routine of making
your bed and doing the dishes
everyday, for example, it
becomes easy," he said. Houses
must be prepared for showing
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but
members are given notice
before it is shown, Rust said.
There is a process to qualify
for the program to ensure that
the home managers are accept-
able.
Members have to be able to
furnish the home. As members
obtain more furniture, they
usually move into larger houses
- some as large as five and sib
bedrooms.
"The furniture dictates what
house we put them in," Rust
said.
Rust also requires references
and does credit and back;
ground checks on applicants'
There is also a no pets and no
smoking policy, and room-
mates are not encouraged
because of problems in the
past, he said.
The company has operated
in the Beaches for 15 years and
Rust said it is a "win-win" situ-
ation for the homeowners
Realtor and manager.


agreed last fall not to pursue
fui thec charges against
Gristwood, .. ,,.Robert
Duncanson, senior District
Attorney in Syracuse, said by
telephone Tuesday.
Davis's confession presented
reasonable doubt in the case
against Gristwood, said
Duncanson, adding that Davis
could not be charged with the
crime because the five-year
statute of limitations had run
out.
About 1:30 a.m. Sunday,
Davis was questioned by
deputies called by a security
guard who spotted someone
walking around a neighbor-
hood not far from the rape


victim's home, Mulligan
said.
' i'"told the deputy
who stopped him that he
was walking from New
York to see a family
member in South
Florida.
The deputy drove him
to a service station at
U.S. 1 and State Road 16
in St. Augustine,
Mulligan said, noting
that there was no knowl-
edge of the attack until
hours later.
Anyone with informa-
tion in the case is asked
to call 824-8304 or 1-
888-277-8477 (TIPS).


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The Leader's Opinion

Easement release

warrants release

of detailed plans

Heeding the request of local officials, an area congress-
man is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to slow
up on approving release of an easement at Beach Marine.
The owner of the Jacksonville Beach marina contends
that the issue is minor and said he is merely trying to
clear up a cloud on his property title.
Clearing a title is not time-sensitive, though, unless a
change in ownership is pending. Arid the marina owner
has said there are no plans for the property.
In that case, then, we have to note that there should be
no urgency to releasing what is, according to elected rep-
resentatives, a public easement on the property.
Concerns about the release, and its future impact on
the area, have been raised by county and city officials,
who unsuccessfully sought to have the Florida Inland
Navigation District postpone consideration of the release.
An easement, small as it may be, constitutes a public
asset. Before the public is, divested of an asset, there
should be a thorough review. Citizens and their elected
representatives should have a clear understanding of
what they are giving up and why.
The property appears to be fully functional now, even
with the easement in place.
Giving it away should be considered only when -- and
if detailed plans are provided for the property showing
why the abandonment is in the long-term best interest of
the public.



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Weldon's vision and his council of lambs


To the editor:
Could these visions of
Weldon as mentioned in The
Leader's March 30 editorial
page, be part of the reason for
the irate people entering
Ieptune Beach City Hall. Irate
people whose constitutional
tights have been removed by
Weldon and his council of
aImbs ?
"Couldn't the money for
additional security cameras,
%ilo mentioned in the Leader
61 the same date, be better
sent elsewhere, say perhaps
for another Police officer?


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lights remain lit, our docks be
built in accordance with State
Regulations, and our rights to
maintain our private property
be returned to us.
Of course, it would take a
strong mayor with traditional
American Constitutional
beliefs to get the ball rolling on
this.
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Many qualified for AB


To the editor:
I have attended all of the public sessions of
the Atlantic Beach District Representation
committee and I have been impressed with the
diligence of the committee members. Two or
three of the members impress me as having
the talent to serve on the Commission in the
near future; committee member Ann Bowers, a
newcomer who lives on the westside of town,
could go on the Commission tomorrow.
I would like to correct one historical error


that arose: The Mayport flyover project was
championed in Atlantic Beach by
Commissioners John Meserve and Mike Borno,
who were joined by Commissioner Rick Beaver
to constitute a Commission majority in favor
of the project. Mayor Suzanne Shaughnessy
,and Commissioner Theo Mitchelson opposed
the project.
Michael Hoffmann
Atlantic Beach


Barricade NB council in City Hall


and help protect the community


To the editor:
Neptune Beach residents
soon will be able to rest a lit-
tle easier thanks to Police
Chief David Fife, er,
Sembach's plan to barricade
entrances to public buildings
and place cameras around the
city under the guise of "secu-
rity." :
It's good to see the chief
addressing more serious issues
after wasting thousands of
taxpayer dollars to pimp his
rides because he didn't like
the color.
Now there might be some
cynical folks who see this as
just another fear and intimi-
dation tactic to keep the
"irate" citizenry from address-
ing government wrongdoing.
Block all the entrances but
one, have the people pass
through that door under the
watchful eye of several of
Neptune Beach's finest, place
security cameras everywhere,
do whatever it takes to convey
a message that City Hall is a
hostile place and people
aren't welcome there.
Let me you tell you, chief,
I'm not one of those folks.
After all if I was a City Council
member or the dilettante city
manager or city attorney and I
had disgraced myself and


betrayed the community by
bungling every major issue
the city has addressed in the
last few years, I'd want the
back door, front door, side
door and windows boarded, a
moat around the place, guard
dogs, cameras, whatever it
takes to keep the public away
from me.
But like most ideas in
Neptune Beach, this one does-
n't go quite far enough.
Chief, the residents are ready
to help with your plan and all
you have to do is get your
department, elected officials
and bureaucrats into City
Hall. Just.tell them Wal-Mart
is hosting an appreciation
party complete with gift cards
and Neptune Beach officials
will come running faster than
Jacksonville City Council
member Art Graham runs
away from the serious issues
impacting the Beaches, which
he allegedly represents.
Once everybody is inside,
Neptune Beach residents will
do the rest.
We'll seal every door, win-
dow, crack and crevice so
nobody can get in or out -
of that building.
It shouldn't be too bad for
the people inside because
most folks would say the


Neptune Beach City Council
has been in the dark for years.
And with no lights, nobody
will have to listen to John
"Blackout" Weldon whine
about his latest nonsensical
issue.
While the Council won't be
able screw-up any issues,
there will be plenty for them
to do.
I figure Eric Pardee will be
the only Council member
that will be missed. I'm sure
Wal-Mart will be sniffing
around asking questions, but
we'll just tell them that
Pardee is working on a double
secret project to bring a sec-
ond Wal-Mart to the corner of
Penman Road and Atlantic
Boulevard where the old
movie theater is located. That
way when there's traffic grid-
lock from Third Street to
Mayport Road, folks will be
able to easily access at least
one of the stores.
Yes, Chief Fife, you have
come up with a brilliant idea.
Because when City Hall is
sealed, Neptune Beach resi-
dents will indeed sleep a
whole lot sounder.
Jeff Brooks
Neptune Beach


NB Elementary principal helps many


To the editor:
When Sherron Kenski
became principal at Neptune
Beach Elementary School, she
might not have realized the
impact she would have on so
many children with special
needs in the Beaches area. She
took on the role of principal to
a faculty that had been led by
the same administrator since
the school's opening in 1981.
When Sherron arrived in
1995, she had a large ESE
department serving children
who had been placed in pro-
grams for the learning dis-
abled, emotionally handi-
capped, speech and language
impaired and gifted. In 1999,
children with classified abili-
ties in the profoundly and
trainable mentally challenged
range were newly assigned to
Neptune Beach in classrooms
that had been remodeled and
specially designed to meet stu-
dent needs.
Sherron's indomitable spirit
of optimism, faith and
courage was positively conta-
gious, affecting faculty, par-


ents and students. Her belief
in the unique abilities of each
child and her conviction that
NBE's faculty and staff were
gifted by the opportunity to
serve these children was
impossible to dispute.
Children were thriving in
these newly established pro-
grams that were novel to the
Beaches area schools. In 2005,
Sherron embarrassed the
MOVE curriculum and facili-
tated the process that made
Neptune Beach a model train-
ing site for MOVE
International. Teachers and
parents spread the enthusiasm
that originated with Sherron,
and classrooms devoted to
children with unique needs
increased from four to six in
2005-06 school year.
The success of these class-
rooms is evident and ongoing,
and affects NBE as a whole.,
including the general educa-
tion population and the entire
school staff. Sherron has made.
the inclusion of children with
special needs a part of the
daily routine. Their interac-


tion at Neptune Beach has
come to be expected and con-
sidered the norm. The strug-
gles involved to ensure con-
tinuing positive results are
known to few, but Sherron
encourages her staff to be cre-
ative problem solvers and to
rise to the occasion at every
challenge. While many
remain committed to this
task, Sherron was present at
the inception and has provid-
ed the support and encourage-
ment to help the ESE pro-
grams at Neptune Beach con-
tinue to grow and evolve. Her
leadership resulted in the
acceptance of a vision by the
faculty at large and the com-
munity of NBE, which was no
small challenge.
We thank Sherron Kenski
for believing in the giftedness
of each child! She is an inspi-
ration to all of us committed
to the goal of exceptional stu-
dent education. She will be
missed!

Marie Buckner and
Neptune Beach Elementary


JOHN
HARDEBECK
COLUMNIST




Sleep


is not


to be


missed


Sleep has been defined as
that which, if you don't
get enough of, you wake
up half asleep.
Fortunately, Staying in
I live in a bed- slumb-
room' commu-
nity, Neptune land is
Beach. Except tougher
for the occa- these days
sional roar of these days
a loud lawn but drone
mower or ear- of the TV
m i n c i n g helps me
motor vehicle, me
it's reasonably catch some
quiet. Indeed, Z's
although it's
not exactly a "Sleepy Hollow,"
my "hood" is good.
A hilarious misadventure
involving sleep deprivation
from outside sounds is depict-
ed in the movie, "My Cousin
Vinny."
Joe Pesci has the title role as
a New York fledgling lawyer
trying to defend his cousin in
an Alabama murder case. His
hotel is right next to a rail-
road track crossing, and a
freight train roars through,
horn blasting away, at 4 a.m.
each morning. Desperate for
rest, Joe gets a cabin, out in
the woods, where a screech
owl performs deafening
reveille all night long. Joe
ends up sleeping in his car.
For me, the main sleep-
related problem isn't unpleas-
ant noise.
It's getting to sleep and
staying in slumberland. This
insomnia can cause me to
drop off under inappropriate
circumstances. However, for
some time now, I've been fol-
lowing the practice of playing
one of the TV music channels
till daybreak, and it's been
moderately successful.
SThe songs on the "Easy
Listening" selection are usual-
ly soothing, and there are no
lyrics to attract my attention
and keep me awake.
The only trouble is that the
programmers sometimes
include an infectious, pulsat-
ing Latin number, and I find
myself aroused, trying to do a
horizontal samba or rhumba
in the bed.
I haven't always been an
insomniac. In my salad days, I
could snooze wherever I
might choose.
I recall, as a Navy seaman,
riding a train home for a
weekend liberty and finding
every seat taken. Tired from
dishing out mashed potatoes
and swabbing the deck in a
base chow hall, I curled up on
the floor of the choo choo to
catch 40 winks, or maybe 100.
I woke up a while later with
people stepping over me to
pass through the car. I was
refreshed, but my white uni-
form was no longer freshly
laundered.
Another insomnia sufferer
told me he was gonna men-
tion it to his doctor but fig-
ured the doc would just
advise him, "Don't lose any
sleep over it." Okay, that's a
gag.
Seriously, though, I'm con-
vinced that the best way to
cure insomnia is to get lots of
sleep, but not when you're
driving your car.


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POLICE BEAT


NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary was reported on
March 31 in the 1800 block of
Twelve Oaks Drive, according
to, .a police report. An
unknown suspect stole $50 in
cash and several CDs from the
victim's vehicle, according to
the report.
Burglary was reported on
March 29 in the 1000 block of
Oceanfront Drive, according
to a police report. A bicycle,
worth approximately $300,
was stolen from the victim's
garage, according to the
report.
Grand theft was reported
on March 30 in the 1300
block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report:
The manager of a business
told police that sometime
between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., an
unknown suspect stole copper
wire from the building,
according to the report.


Derrick Dwayne McClain,
22, was arrested for fraudu-
lently obtaining a controlled
substance on March 30 in the
400 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report.
Obtaining personal proper-
ty with intent to defraud wads
reported on March 29 in the
2200 block of Marsh Point
Road, according to a police
report. The victim told police
that his credit union called
him and told him that his
debit card was being used in
California. The victim told
police that he does not know
anyone in California, nor has
he lost or given his card num-
ber to anyone, according to
the report.
Verbal threats with intent
to extort, money were report-
ed on March 29 in the 1500
block of Atlantic Boulevard,


Local man arrested

for leaving scene of

crash in Gainesville
FROM STAFF
An Atlantic Beach man was arrested for leaving the scene of
an accident after a Gainesville police officer was hit and left in
critical condition, authorities said.
Austin John Wright, 21, was arrested Tuesday in Gainesville
for leaving the scene of a crash where there was serious bodily
injury and is also facing DUI charges, according to Florida
Highway Patrol Lt. Mike Burroughs.
The street in front of the University of Florida was blocked off
due to the crowds of people celebrating after Florida won the
National Championship for basketball. According to FHP,
Wright had a blood alcohol level of .214 and .227 three to four
hours after the accident and drove through a barricaded area
and hit Gainesville police officer Lt. Corey Dahlem, 45, who
was crossing the street.
Dahlem flew 20 to 25 feet, landed on the pavement and
rolled under the back of a truck, according to Burroughs.
Wright, a University of North Florida student, left the scene
and continued driving, police said. He was traveling toward
two officers who were on motorcycles and they jumped off in
fear of being hit, Burroughs said.
Officers eventually caught up with Wright who was arrested
and transferred to the Alachua County Jail. He was also
charged with two non-criminal charges for failing to obey a
traffic control device and careless driving, Burroughs said.
Dahlem has been with the Gainesville Police Department for
22 years and is in critical condition at Shands at UF, police said.


Man's midnight trip to

beach ends up with him

robbed at gunpoint


according to a police report.
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
No new reports.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Burglary was reported on
March 24 in the 1300 block of
Main Street, according to a
police report. Two bicycles
were stolen from the victim's
garage, according to the
report.
* *
Shawn Christopher Jackson,
36, was arrested for possession
of cocaine, according to a
police report. An officer con-
ducted a traffic stop and a
check revealed a warrant for
his arrest for a writ of attach-
ment, police reported: A
search incident to arrest
revealed four pieces of crack
cocaine, according to the
report.
* *
William Beniah Willis III,
50, was arrested f9r burglary
and criminal mischief on
March 26 in the 70 block of
Dudley Street, according to a
police report.

Clessie Blane Riles, 36, was
arrested for burglary and
criminal mischief on March
26 in the 70 block of Dudley
Street, according to a police
report.
* *
Christopher J. Eldred, 19,
was arrested for possession of
more than 20 grams of
cannabis and possession of a
controlled substance, accord-
ing to a police report.
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Franklin James Goodwin,
48, was arrested for being a
habitual traffic offender on
March 30 in the 60 block of
Jackson Road, according to a
police report.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Auto burglary was reported
April 2 in the 15th Avenue
South end zone. An unknown
suspect smashed the passen-
ger window and removed a
purse containing $170 in cash
and various credit cards from


the vehicle.
* *
Residential burglary was
reported April 2 in the 1000
block of 8th Avenue North.
Jewelry valued at $3,750
including a gold ring, dia-
mond earring, pearl choker
and solitaire engagement ring
was stolen from the home.
The victim realized the items
were missing when she could
not find one of her diamond
earrings. She observed a hole
cut in the screen door large
enough to reach in and
unlock the door.
* *
Attempted armed robbery
was reported March 31 in the
300 block of 3rd Avenue
North. The victim told police
that he was walking home
from a nightclub with his girl-
friend when they were
approached by. an unknown
male suspect with dreadlocks
to his shoulders. According to
the man's girlfriend, the sus-
pect attempted to snatch her
purse from her shoulder and
pulled her backwards. She
said she looked over to see the
victim bleeding and heard the
sound of tires screeching but


The suspect told one of the men to search
the victim's pockets. His cell phone and wal-
let with $50 cash, drivers license and bank
card were removed.
According to the police report, the suspect
got in the Porsche and drove out of the park-
ing lot.
The victim told police that he was 'too
nervous" to observe the direction of travel.
The man went to a gas station in the 1500
block of 3rd Street South and called his wife
and used, his wife's cell phone to contact
police.
He said he often drove to the beach to take:
in the fresh air but.never that late.


never saw the suspect or the
vehicle. Police said the
woman told them that she
drove her boyfriend to a
friend's house and then trans-
ported him to the hospital. A
search of the girlfriend's
house revealed numerous
bloodstains on the driveway,
outside wall and kitchen.
* *
Albert Nathaniel Jones Jr.,
33, of Jacksonville Beach was-
arrested March 29 and
charged with felony domestic
battery in the 400 block of
5th Street South, according to
a police report.
Criminal mischief was
reported March 30 in the 400
block of 13th Avenue North.
The victim and a friend were
sitting on the couch listening
to music in her home when
they heard multiple male
voices outside just after 11
p.m. Minutes later a 23.5-oz.
can crashed through the win-
dow directly above the couch
where they were sitting.
S* *
Criminal mischief was
reported March 30 at a restau-
rant in the 1200 block of


Penman Road N. An employ-
ee arrived at 9 a.m. and pro-
ceeded to enter the business
using the front door. The
woman discovered a brown
substance determined to be
feces on the inside of the doer
handles when she grabbed the
handle. Feces were also fouid
in the mailbox of the busi-
ness.

Timothy Matthew Harden,
28, of Jacksonville was arrest-
ed March 30 and charged with
possession of a controlled
substance following a traffic
crash in the 1700 block of 3rd
Street South, according to a
police report. Officers found
10 pills in a bottle without a
prescription.
* *
Deborah Lee Marley, 36, qf
Jacksonville Beach was arrest
ed March 29 and charged wil.
burglary to an unoccupied
dwelling in the 4200 block .9
Marsh Landing Blvd., accorij
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim returned home to find the
screen to the porch area of his
apartment pushed in and ts
sliding glass door forcibly
opened.


Basic boating safety including lifejackets is advised by state


FROM STAFF
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission is urging
boaters to take boating safety seri-
ously and focus on two critical mes-
sages: Pay attention to your sur-
roundings; and wear your life jack-
et."
FWC Capt. Richard Moore said
most boating accidents are preventa-
ble if boaters pay close attention to


their surroundings and stay alert,
and most drowning fatalities are pre-
ventable if people wear their life
jackets.
"We have to find a way to con-
vince more boaters that basic boat-
ing safety is a critical part of being
on the water," Moore said.
"Eighteen people have died in boat-
ing accidents so far this year, and
that is 18 too many."


Moore said people wear bike hel-
mets, and they wear seat belts. Life
jackets make just as much sense,
because they can make so much dif-
ference.
"They should wear their life jack-
ets and practice safe boating," he
said.
"Many lives can be saved simply if
boaters made it a habit always to
wear life jackets, and it's easier than


ever these days since the introduc-
tion of inflatable life jackets."
Accidents occur primarily on small
craft and involve a single vessel. The
primary cause of accidents is driver
inattentiveness, according to FWC
boating accident reports.
Col. Julie Jones, director of the
FWC's Division of Law Enforcement,
said FWC officers will be on the
water throughout Florida during the


boating season.
"FWC officers will be patrolling
and watching for unsafe vessel oper-i
ation, and they will be enforcing;
boating safety laws," she said.
"We'll do our part to reverse this:
accident trend, but the real solution:
lies with boaters."
"Remember," Moore said, "one
bad decision can ruin a great day on
the water."


Photo SUBMITTED
The Neptune Beach City Council Monday honored Neptune Beach Elementary Principal Sherron
Kenski for the Florida PTA "Principal of the Year" award as well as, her service to the community
for the last 12 years.


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FROM STAFF
A 50-year-old man's trip to the beach
turned dangerous early Tuesday in
Jacksonville Beach.
After the man parked his silver 2000
Porsche in the 16th Avenue South end zone
just after midnight April 3, an unknown
male suspect with shoulder-length dread-
locks approached and pressed a black semi-
automatic handgun to the victim's left tem-
ple.
Police said the suspect told the Jacksonville
man to exit the vehicle.
He complied and observed two other men
standing near a vehicle parked behind the
Porsche.


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April 4, 2007


BUSINESS


Existing home or new construction -

Which makes the most sense?


by CHARLES KOVALESKI
CONTRIBUTOR
While existing home sales
nationally were up slightly earli-
er this year, recent news from
the Commerce Department
indicates that sales of newly
constructed U.S. housing
slowed drastically in February
2007, falling 3.9 percent, or to
the lowest level since June 2000.
The figures here in Florida
were similarly sluggish, with
sales of both existing homes
and new homes lagging. This,
along with a dismal outlook for
median home prices, continues
to cast a glare on the state when
it comes to the real estate mar-
ket.
But for buyers, a backlog of
unsold new homes in Florida
can mean more bargains avail-
able on new construction.
Because of the increase in
inventory, buyers can be more
discerning and selective about
finishes and features, and can
demand more generous
"builder incentives" from eager
developers.
Sounds good, right? It can be,
but the realities of selecting a
site, financing construction and
securing a reputable builder can
be daunting-albeit more cost-
effective than it has been in
years.
If you are thinking about buy-
ing a vacant piece of property
with the intention of building a
custom home, or are currently
working with a developer with a
subdivision under construction,
.consider the following:
, Know the costs involved: In
most cases, building your own
home is more expensive than
"buying one that has already
been built. Construction experts
recommend spending no more
than 35 percent of the complet-
ed home's anticipated market
value for a vacant, finished city
lot (one with utility hookups,
sidewalks and other street
improvements), and no more
.than 25 percent for raw, unfin-
ished land. Contractor fees can
run about 15 percent of build-
ing costs, which average $120 to
$200 per square foot. depending
on the quality of the home.
Teardown or raw land? Raw
land generally makes more eco-
nomic sense, but in many desir-
able areas of Florida, vacant lots
are simply not available.
If you find a must-have
oceanview lot with an old tear-
down on it, be sure to factor in
the costs of demolishing it.
Keep in mind that most banks


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ments, liens or
may prevent y
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restrictions on
land. Utilities
eration in a v
chase: Check t
has municipal
sewage. If not


looking at thousands of addi-
tional dollars in construction
o i costs to drill a well and install a
do chose septic system.
Assemble an experienced real
your own estate team. As is the case when
the best buying an existing home, hav-
the bet ing a team of experienced pro-
S t e fessionals representing your
s o be interests, is essential when buy-
d r ing raw property. Using a real
StO r estate professional who special-
izes in land purchases makes
t a i n y. things easier, but expect to pay
higher commission fees for the
r UC t i on extra work and time involved in
. jd a land deal. Your team should
s i inis e also include a real estate attor-
ney who specializes in new-
home contracts and builder's
contracts, especially what the
warranty will and won't 'cover-
in most cases, it covers very lit-
tie.
Choose your builder carefully.
Make sure the builder is rep-
o 50 percent on utable, and has a portfolio of
s; with approved developments similar to the one
.nks will lend 80 you are planning. Do your
e appraised fin- research: ask friends and family,
ie same applies to and visit your builder's previous
developing subdi- projects and talk to the home
st like it's never a owners. Consider hiring a gen-
inance a new car eral contractor or a project man-
ealership, pass on ager to oversee the construction
)er's financing and to deal with your builder.
re rarely in your Check with the Better Business
Bureau and scroll the Internet to
.e land. Buying check for negative Web sites cre-
is considered a ated by consumers who feel
an buying devel- they were cheated or mistreated
which means it by a contractor or developer. See
criticall to have a how your builder has resolved
search completed problems and has stuck tocom-
y. The search will pletion dates. Finally, be certain
blems with ease- your real estate attorney reviews
other issues that any builder contracts before
ou from securing signing.
r title. Your real If you do chose to build your
ban perform the own home, the best advice is to
search early in the be prepared 'for uncertainty.
ulire the land you Construction rarely is finished
o buy has a free on time, so prepare a contin-
before you begin agency plan for where you will
live when your new house isn't
ning, land use ready on time. Once the home
ler restrictions, is finished, be ready for imper-
entified a specific fections and incomplete jobs.
ty, make sure you Most new-home contracts
lot is zoned and require the buyer to close the
ble on the land. transaction when the local gov-
the zoning, yoir ernmental authority hasissd,:
may not be per- a certificate of occupancy.
, the zoning will Anything not completed by the
her or not any home builder at the time of
ure is allowable, closing is' a "punch list" item,
il estate attorney which means to expect con-
oning and other struction crews on site correct-
Sa piece of raw ing the items on the list well
ire also a consid- after you've moved in.


vacant-land pur-
to see if the site
al water and
:, you could be


Charles J. Kovaleski is president
ofAttorneys' Title Insurance Fund,
Inc.


BUSINESS BRIEFS


The leading Realtors at Berry
& Co. Real Estate for March
were: Top Sales: Lisa Hewlett;
Top Listings: Clare Berry; and
Top Production: Clare Beiry.
* *

Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry (B.E.A.M.)
has once again joined the PGA
Tour's "Birdies for Charity"
campaign, in which partici-
pants pledge a specified amount
of money for every birdie shot
in The Players tournament. The
Players is scheduled May 10 to
May 13 at the TPC's The Players
'Stadium Course. Last year,
B.E.A.M. raised $5,000 through
:the event. The local charity that
gets the most in pledges gets a
.$10,000 bonus. Persons who
donate at least $25 can guess at
:the number of birdies that will
be made during competition
.rounds. The winners will be
.awarded a trip to the Presidents
Cup in Montreal, a Golf trip to
'Las Vegas and two Clubhouse
.tickets for the 2008 The Players.
.The official "Birdies for Charity"
.pledge form is available by con-
tacting B.E.A.M. at 241-2326.
B.E.A.M distributes food,'
-Christmas toys, Thanksgiving
.baskets, and backpacks filled
-with school supplies to needy
Beaches children. The organiza-
tion also supplies emergency
"money for utilities and rent,
-gives tax counseling, has food
-stamp applications, gives budg-
,et help and makes referrals. To
pledge in the "Birdies" cam-
paign, call 241 -7437 or e-mail
:at jaxbeam@bellsouth.net.



Suzanne Brown, newly elect-
'ed president of United Way of
"St. Johns County, presented a
plaque to outgoing president
Jim Spaulding at the organiza-
tion's 50th annual meeting
March 14 at World Golf Village
Conference Center. About 250


attended the event, among
them past presidents and
founders. New officers and
board members were sworn in
by 1959 president and founder,
Hamilton Upchurch.Last year,
United Way of St. Johns County
raised $1,345,796, 22 percent
more than the year earlier.



The following events are sched-
uled. by the Ponte Vedra Beach
Chamber of Commerce:
April 11, 7:30 a.m., Before
Hours at Elizabeth's Caf6,
Sawgrass Village;
April 11, 5:30 p.m., grand
opening of CNL Bank, First.
Coast in The Shoppes of Ponte
Vedra, 330 State Road A1A N.,
free;
April 18, 5 p.m., new mem-
ber orientation at Etto Japanese
Steak House, Sawgrass Village;
April 18, 5:30 p.m., After
Hours at Etto Japanese Steak
House, Sawgrass Village, free,
and
April 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m., Lunch and Learn at
Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa,
with speaker Tim Tresca of the
PGA; $20 for members with
reservations and $25 for others.


Florida State University's
College. of Law and the
Environmental and Land Use
Section of The Florida Bar will


Florida
Weather
Inc. The W(


host a panel of experts on
affordable housing policy.
During the forum, "Florida's
Affordable Housing
Challenges: Causes,
Consequences and Policies," a
panel will discuss causes and
consequences of this trend, as
well as possible actions that the
state and local governments can
take to confront the problem.
The forum will be held
Wednesday at 3 p.m. in
Tallahassee. Panelists for the
forum include: Henry H.
Fishkind, Fishkind & Associates;
Penny Herman, Penny Herman
Realty; Wellington H. Meffert II,
Florida Housing Finance
Corporation; Jaimie Ross, 1000
Friends of Florida; and Shaw P.
Stiller, Florida Department 'of
Community Affairs David L.
Powell, an adjunct professor at
the FSU College of Law and an
attorney with Hopping Green &
Sams, will serve as moderator.
J.B. Ruhl, the Matthews &
Hawkins Professor of Property
at FSU, will give the introduc-
tion. Florida Bar CLE credit is
available. To reserve a seat call
Meghai McQuellon,
Environmental and Land Use
Law Program administrator, at
(850) 644-7781. For more infor-
mation, visit
www.law.fsu.edu/academicpro
grams/environmental/forum2k
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Vedra nonprofit entities are Walter Jewett (from left) from the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
Beach; Kelly Coughlin of the Jay Fund Foundation; Jason Albertelli, Urban Flats manager; Matt
Fairbairn, restaurant owner and his wife Karen; and Lisa Waud and Blake Zitiello, both of the
Ponte Vedra Athletic Association. The restaurant, which opened last month, pledged its proceeds
from its first four Mondays to the groups.



MEETINGS


WEDNESDAY
Art Association: The Pablo4 Towers Art
Association meets from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Call 246-4158 for information.

Ballroom Dancing: Ballroom dancing is
offered at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaches Senior
Center, 281 19th Avenue S., Jacksonville Beach.
The cost is $4. For information, call 241-3796.

Beaches Watch: Beaches Watch meets at 7
p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the
Administration Conference Room at Fletcher
High School, 700 Seagate Ave., Neptune Beach.
Its meetings are open to the public. For infor-
mation, call 513-9242 or visit www.beach-
eswatch.com.

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

Man to Man: Man to Man, the prostate can-
cer support group, meets the first Wednesday of
each month at Baptist Medical Center Beaches,
Conference Room A, Jacksonville Beach. Man to
Man is an education and support program for
people dealing with or interested in learning
about prostate cancer, while at the same time
providing a forum for survivors who can offer
support and encouragement to those newly
diagnosed. For information about Man to Man,
call 249-0022.

Poker Tournameint: A poker tournament is
scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center. Tables,, cards,
chips, refreshments and snacks are provided.
The Senior Activity Center is located at 2004
Forest Avenue and can be reached by calling
270-1688.

Ribault Garden Club: The Ribault Garden
Club holds "Fun with Flowers" the second
Wednesday of the month, October through
April, in its clubhouse at 705 2nd Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. A different flower designer


appears each month. Everyone who attends
goes home with a floral arrangement. The cost
is $15 per person. For information or to make a
reservation, call 246-4641.

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

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


THURSDAY
Kiwanis Beaches: The Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches meets at noon at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600 Selva Marina Dr.,
Atlantic Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwanis.com
for information.



FRIDAYS
Brown Bag Lectures: Brown Bag Lectures
take place from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. the first Friday
of each month at the' GTM Reserve
Environmental Education Center, 505 Guana
River Road. Attendees should bring lunches and
questions. The lectures are free and open to the
public. For information, call 904-823-4500.

Exchange Club: The Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-profit service organ-
ization that's been active in the Beaches com-
munities since 1980, meets from 7:30 a.m. to
8:30 a.m. at the Sea Turtle Inn. First-time visi-
tors receive a free breakfast. The club website is
www.jaxbeachexchangeclub.com.


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S-, OBITUARIES


OBITUARIES*


ROBERT L. CROFTS, JR.


JENNIE A. (WITKOWSHI) DENALSKY


JOHN H. (HARRY) DOLBEAR


Robert L. Crofts, Jr., 80, died
April 2, 2007. He was born in
Syracuse, N.Y. to Robert and
Edith Crofts.
Crofts served in the U.S.
Navy for two years. He started
his career with General
Electric in Schenectady, N.Y.
In 1960, he and his family
moved to Naperville, Ill.,
where he became,
publisher/owner of Die
Casting Management
Magazine, for which he con-
tinued to work until his retire-
ment.
Crofts is survived by his
children, Robert Crofts (Jerry),


Sue Pingel (Tom) and Bruce
Crofts; grandchildren, Jamie
Crofts, Jeff Pingel and Kerri
Pingel; and many other fami-
ly members and friends.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday
at the Jacksonville Beach Pier,
503 1st St. N.
Donations may be made to
the American Heart and Lung
Association or the American
Cancer Society.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


Jennie A. (Witkowski)
Denalsky, 87, a resident of
Lansing, Mich., died March
30, 2007 at the Hadlow
Hospice of Jacksonville. She
was born Aug. 21, 1919 in
Lowell, Mass. to the late
Joseph and Agnes Witkowski.
Denalsky enjoyed a career
as a civil servant during World
War II, followed later by a
career in the Lansing School
District. She was a long-term
volunteer at Lansing Ingham
Medical Hospital and was a
Communicant of St. Casimir's
Church.
Denalsky is survived by her


husband of 56 years, Edward;
son, Edward, Jr.; daughter,
Elaine (Dehalsky) Baker of
Jacksonville Beach; five
grandchildren and four great-
grandchildren. She was the
sister of the late Vera Cwiek,
Helen Wynn, Stanley, Louis
and Theodore Witkowski.
A memorial service was
Tuesday in the Chapel of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


ELDRED J. JOYNER


John H. (Harry) Dolbear, 87,
of Ponte Vedra Beach died April
3, 2007 at Community Hospice
in Jacksonville. He was borm.in
Jersey City, N.J. to John H. and
Bertha Dolbear. He was preced-
ed in death by his wife of 60
years, Doris Carlson Dolbear;
brother, William Dolbear; and
sister, Bertha James.
Dolbear was a former resident
of Stuart, Fla., Avon-By-The-Sea,
N.J. and Cranford, NJ., and was
a summer resident of Ocean
Grove, NJ. He was a member of
the Presbyterian Church in
Stuart, Fla.
Dolbear served in World War
II with the 9th Evacuation
Hospital in Europe. He was
employed by Reichhold
Chemicals, Inc., located in
White Plains, N.Y., as a corpo-


rate personnel coordinator.
Surviving are his daughter
and son-in-law, Sharon and Dale
Miller, and daughter Joan
Dolbear of Ponte Vedra Beach;
four grandchildren, Amy
Silvester (R.J), Carrie Miller,
Bethany Miller and Christopher
Miller; and one great-grand-
daughter, Madeline Rose
Silvester.
A gathering will be held from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home.
Donations may be made in
Dolbear's name to Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4144 Sunbeam Road, Suite 101,,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Eldred J. Joyner, 82, died
March 29, 2007. He was born
in Louisburg, N.C. to parents
Oscar and Violet Joyner.
Joyner served in the U.S.
Navy during World War II and
had a long career until his
retirement in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife,
Shirley Joyner; children,
Christy L. White, Kerry L,
Trombly and Eldred Scott
Joyner, all of New Hampshire;
three grandchildren, Andrew,


Ryan and Liam, also of New
Hampshire;. and many other
family members and friends
from Louisburg and Franklin
County, N.C. He was prede-
ceased by his five sisters and
three brothers.
Graveside Services will be
held 11 a.m. Friday in
Oakwood Cemetery,
Louisburg, N.C.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Jfl(KSOnVILLf


Dave Lemieux,
Jacksonville proudly
shows his 2004
Mustang Mach 1
(right). Robert Bass,
from Jacksonville
Beach stands to the
side of his 67
Corvette Convertable
Both cars were part c
the show which was
sponsored bythe
Ponte Vedra Chambe
of Commerce.
photos by Bert Inabil
Beaches Consulting & Web Design.cc


StlOW


Neptune Beach councilors say more,
dock info needed; defer to workshop


FROM STAFF
A proposed dock ordinance
in Neptune Beach will once
again go to a workshop meet-
ing for continued discussion.
The council decided that
the proposed Iordinance,
which would place restric-
tions on dock sizes in order to
protect environmentally sen-
sitive lands, is too technical
and needs to be fine-tuned.
"This is getting extremely
technical. I'm worried we're
going to miss some stuff,"
Councilor Fred Lee said at


NB hosts

Visioning

meetings
FROM STAFF
The Neptune Beach City
Council will hold three
meetings to discuss the city's
long range vision plan.
The meetings are part of
Councilor Fred Lee's "25 Year
Plan" that he presented to
the council in October.
The meetings will be held
from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on
April 26 at First Christian
Church of the Beaches, April
30 at the Neptune Beach
Senior Center and May 1 in
council chambers at city hall.
During Lee's presentation to
the council in October, he
emphasized the importance
of economic prosperity, com-
munity integrity, the preser-
vation of natural resources
and engaging community
stakeholders as part of the
visioning plan.


Monday's meeting, addiAg
that maybe the proposed ordi-
nance needs simplification:"
Some councilors agreed that
something needs to be do6ie
to protect the Hopkins Creek
Estuary, but want to further
examine the proposed ordi-
nance.

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D6 not grieve, I am not gone
See me in the waves rolling set or
As a leaf upon the wind know that
I am all around you, never far away
Feel my presence in the sunshine,
Bask in the moon glow where I hide
I will miss all of you always
But I am forever at your side
So live your life filled with joy and
look forward to the day when
Somewhere around the bend,
We will surely meet again
Love to all of my friends, my Dad,
Mom, Brother, Sister, Grandmother
and all of my family
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"Blue Angel" is by Rachel Cruzan, whose attention to detail is also captured in her portraits of people and pets and her paintings of
houses.


Ponte Vedra sisters share love of art


by MADELEINE TAVARES
CONTRIBUTOR
onte Vedra Beach resi-
I': 3d e its lMary'Schafer '"*
and Rachel Cruzan,
S both award-winning
artists who have prac-
ticed their painting skills for
many years, have more in
common than their talent.
;The two are sisters who are
10 years apart in age and
about three miles apart in dis-
tance. Their life journeys took
them in separate directions
until four years ago, when
they became near-neighbors
in Ponte Vedra Beach.
S Mary Holmes Schafer, who
is in her 80s, moved to Ponte
Vedra 27 years ago when her
husband, Paul, retired from
American Cyanamid in New
Jersey where they had been
residents of Princeton and
Kinnelon.
A former real estate agent,
Schafer lived on Rutile Drive
until November 2005 when
she, who had been widowed,
retired to Vicars Landing.'
Rachel Holmes Cruzan, who
is in her 70s, moved to Ponte
Vedra in 2003 after her hus-
band passed away. She had
previously lived in the
Baltimore area, where most of
her children reside.
Cruzan had spent 22 years
in Mobile, Ala., where she was
a language arts teacher at both
the high school and college
levels.
Both women were raised in
Bel Air, Md., and both have


photo by MADELEINE TAVARE
Sisters Mary Schafer (left) and Rachel Cruzan share a passion
for painting, although in very different styles.


always loved art. Each said she
has been painting for as long
as she can remember.
Schafer specializes in the
Sumi-e' style of oriental brush
painting. This classic ink
painting technique dates from
the 11th century when
Chinese monks introduced ,
Buddhism to Japan.
The precision involved in
this particular style of art
appeals to Schafer's practical
and analytical nature.
Cruzan favors traditional
watercolor work, and express-
es a whimsical illustrative
style in her work. She is pas-
sionate about being exact in '
bringing the details of realism
into her paintings. Her por-
traits of people, pets and
places have been well
received.
, "We're a little competitive,"
said Schafer, "so it's fortunate
we paint in very different


styles.".
"But," she added, "we do
enjoy seeing each other suc-
ceed when we sell a painting
or our work is appreciated. We
are very proud of each other."
While the sisters lived far
from each other for many
years, each achieved recogni-
tion in her own art style.
Schafer has been awarded a
number of prizes in national,
juried Sumi-e' competitions
and has sold many of her
paintings.
Cruzan has been successful
at selling much of her work in
Maryland and Alabama and
has won a several awards. She
worked for several years as a
commercial artist in both
Oregon and Alabama.
Over the years the times
were few ard far between that
they were able to get together
to paint, but Schafer recalled,
fondly "sitting on the balcony


of a hotel room in the Florida
Panhandle a few years ago
and painting the same thing,
but with two very different
outcomes." ... ~'a :.'a,;,
They gleaned some comfort
from the peacefulness of
painting together during this
visit, which turned out to be
the last meeting for the sisters
and their husbands prior to
the deaths of the husbands,
who were both ill at the time.
These days; Schafer is a vol-
unteer teacher, conducting a
class in Sumi-e' painting on
Monday mornings at Christ
Episcopal Church in. Ponte
Vedra Beach. She is a found-
ing member of the Hisshin
Sumi-e' Society of Northeast
Florida.
Cruzan also volunteers,
teaching a class in watercolor
painting on Friday afternoons
at Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church in Ponte
Vedra.
Each enjoys passing on her
skills and techniques to her
students as well as the
progress that is made during
classes.
"We really do see talent
develop, which is our reward,"
said Cruzan.
Schafer and Cruzan agree
that they are blessed to be liv-
ing close by to each other in
such a beautiful area, and at
this stage of their lives to be
able to share the passion that
they both have for painting in
particular and art in general.


Fine desserts never



lose their interest


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
In addition to the deli-
cious dishes highlighted
in last week's column,
several members of the
Women of the World pre-
pared desserts for their most
recent meeting.
Hostess Christine Mack
from Austria made an ele-
gant Sacher Torte.
Mack glazes the chocolate
cake with melted apricot pre-
serves and then with a rich
chocolate glaze.
The texture of the cake,
unlike fluffier American layer
cakes, holds up to the warm
glaze, she said. The result is
a beautiful, rich dessert best
served with homemade
whipped cream.
Maria Noddle from
Argentina brought an
Orange Flan. Noddle pre-
pares the flan's custard mix-
ture with a hint of orange.
SAfter baking in a water
bath, the flan is unmolded
with a coating of a luscious
caramel glaze. Noddle recom-
mends chilling the flan in
the refrigerator for several
hours before serving with
fresh orange and strawberry
slices.
Claudia Page's Maple
Mousse from Canada, made
with real maple syrup, was
delicious. Made with only
two other ingredients, an egg.
yolk and whipping cream,
the frozen mousse has a light
texture and rich flavor.
Page suggests serving.the
mtiousse-with fresh-f ruit. -
Canadian Butter Tarts we.e
made by Julie Richmond.
Richmond makes these
bite-size tarts with home-
made crust and a buttery
brown sugar filling. For the
Women of the World meet-
ing, she added pecans to the
filling but raisins can also be
used.
The tarts are delicious and
sized just right for those who
want just a taste of some-
thing sweet.
Beth Schultz prepared the
famous Canadian treat,
Nanaimo Bars. This no-bake
bar h4s had a following in
Canada for decades and orig-
inated in the town of
Nanaimo in British
Colombia, according to the
town's website.
The bars are so famous
that a search on Google for
Nanaimo Bars comes up with
thousands of results.
Without a doubt, Schultz's
Nanaimo Bars demonstrated
why there is so much inter-
est in this dessert. The bars
have a chocolate cookie layer
on the bottom, a creamy
vanilla custard filling, and a
semi-sweet chocolate glaze


on top.


The following are the recipes
from the Women of the World.

Maple Mousse
(Claudia Page, Canada)

three-quarters cup real
maple syrup
1 egg yolk
1 cup whipping cream

Beat egg yolk and add to
maple syrup and cook for
three minutes. Put aside to
cool.
Whip cream and add to
cooled maple syrup and egg
yolk. Put in serving contain-
er and freeze.
Garnish with fruit and
serve.

Nanaimo Bars
(Linda Schultz, Canada)

one-half cup butter
5 T sugar
5 T cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
Put into a double boiler
and stir until butter is melt-
ed.

2 cups graham wafer
crumbs
'--cup coconut -
one-half cup walnuts or
pecans
'Add to cocoa mixture. Pack
into an ungreased 9 inch
square pan.

two and one-half T Birds'
vanilla custard powder
(available in local supermar-
kets)
4 T butter
3 T milk
2 cups icing sugar
Cream together and spread
over other mixture. Chill
until firm.

4 squares semi-sweet
chocolate
1 T butter
Melt in double boiler and
pour over top. Chill until
firm.
Cut into bars and serve.

Orange Flan
(Maria L. Noddle; Buenos
Aires, Argentina)


cup sugar
eggs
egg whites


See RECIPES, A-10


Jennemann's JFK Jr. portrait headed to museum


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
W hen the aircraft car--
rier USS John F.
Kennedy was offi-
cially retired last month, Jo
Anne Jennemann wondered
what would become of a por-
trait of John F. Kennedy Jr.
she painted for the entrance
hall of the captain's state-
room.
: Monday, she got her
answer.
. Her acrylic portrait of 3-
year-old JFK Jr. saluting his
father's flag-draped coffin in
1963 will be part of a future
exhibit at the National
Museum of Naval Aviation
in Pensacola, according to
retired Rear Adm. Edward
Fahy of St. Augustine.
: Fahy also said the carrier's
historic in-port cabin, a
unique, wood-paneled room
filled with Kennedy-era


Photo submitted
Jo Anne Jennemann was
commissioned to paint this
iconic image from the
Kennedy era for the aircraft
carrier USS John F. Kennedy.
The portrait hung in the cap-
tain's stateroom.


memorabilia, will be replicat-
ed at the Pensacola museum.
Fahy commissioned
Jennemann, an art teacher at
Fletcher Middle School, to
paint the JFK Jr. portrait in
1996, while he was the carri-
er's commanding officer.
Fahy met Jennemann
through a mutual acquain-
tance.
When his tour of duty was
complete in 1997, Fahy left
the painting onboard as his
tribute to the Kennedys.
"I always assumed that
Capt. Fahy would keep the
painting when he left the
ship," said Jennemann about
the former Kennedy skipper,
who retired from the Navy
in 2002.
"I like my creations to
exist in a special place, and
now one of them will."
Fahy commissioned
Jennemann to paint the
iconic JFK Jr. image after


thumbing through a 1963
edition of Life magazine.
A close-up photo of a
saluting JFK Jr., clad in a
light blue coat and shorts,
appeared on the final page
of the magazine's JFK
Memorial Edition. The cap-
tion read: "John-John
Salute."
"It's such a gripping
image," said Jennemann, a
Bishop Kenny High School
grad who was in grade
school when President
Kennedy was assassinated.
"It's such a poignant
moment in the Kennedy
family. I'm from an Irish-
Catholic family myself. The
pose itself is enough to make
you cry. I cried several times
painting it."
Jennemann can identify
with loss. Her daughter was


See JFK JR., A-10


Photo submitted
Appetizers, main dish items, and desserts from countries on
five continents are served at March Women of the World
meeting.


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Shelby and Henrik Hansen

Hansen-Redburn


Shelby Redburn and Henrik
Hansen, both of Atlantic
Beach, were married on
Saturday, March 31, in
Honolulu, Hawaii.
The bride is the daughter of
Judith Redburn of Parsons,
Kan. She is employed as a real-


tor.
The groom is the son of
Linda and Jorgen Gronbeck of
Copenhagen, Denmark. He is
employed as an accountant.
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon at Waikiki Beach.


Robert and Katie Hopkins


Hopkins-Barnhill


Katie Elizabeth Barnhill of
Neptune Beach and Robert
Michael Hopkins of Norfolk,
Va., were married Dec. 29,
2006, at St. Paul's Catholic
Church in Jacksonville Beach.
Father Thomas Willis per-
formed the ceremony.
iThe bride is the daughter of
Garry and Susan Barnhill of
Neptune Beach. She is a 2001
graduate of Fletcher High
School and received a bache-
lor's degree in political science
and a master's degree in social
studies from the University of
Florida.
The groom is the son of Al


ENGAGEMENTS


Scott Ingersot:fnd Jessica o
Sizemore


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Clay Tousey Tl arid Tracy
Strickland


Mike 6'tluand and Meredith
Tousey


Sisemore Strickland Tousey-

Ingersoll Tousey Ostlund


Jessica Sizemore of
Jacksonville and Scott Ingersoll
of Brunswick, Ga., have
announced their engagement
to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Lance and Michelle
Sizemore of Jacksonville Beach.
She is employed by
Interchanges.com as director of
marketing.
The groom-elect is the son of
Mrs. Catherine Metchick of
Brunswick. He is a graduate of
the College of Oceaneering in
Wilmington, Calif., and is
employed as an independent
commercial diver.
The couple plan to wed in
the fall. They plan to reside in
Jacksonville Beach.



50TH


Charles and Dorothy
Hawkinberry


Dorothy 'and Charles
Hawkinberry Jr. of Jacksonville
celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary on March 22 at
Billy's Boat House.
The couple married on
March 22, 1957, in
Massachusetts and have
resided in Jacksonville since
1969. She is the former
Dorothy Twist of Cranston, R.I.
He is formerly of Fairmont, Va.
The couple have six children,
Greg, Chuck, Jeff, Bruce,
Pamela (Dodson) and Yvette
(Quillen). They also have 12
grandchildren.

Buy it. Sell it. Find it
in the Classifieds


Tracy Elizabeth Strickland of
Winston-Salem, N.C., and Clay
Buford Tousey III of Charlotte,
N.C., have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Michael
Strickland of Greenville, N.C.
She is a 1998 graduate of J.H.
Rose High School, Wake Forest
University and Wake Forest
University School of Law. She is
employed by Z. Smith
Reynolds Foundation as a pro-
gram officer.
The groom-elect is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Clay B. Tousey Jr.
of Atlantic Beach. He is a 1998
graduate of Fletcher High
School, Harvard University and
the University of Virginia
School of Law. He is employed
by Helms, Mulliss & Wicker
PLLC as an associate.,
The couple plan to wed on
Oct. 20, 2007, at the Wait
Chapel on the campus of Wake
Forest University.


Meredith Tousey and Mike
Ostlund, both of Jacksonville
Beach, have announced their
'engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Chip and Phyllis Tousey
of Atlantic Beach. She earned a
bachelor's degree in fine arts
from the University of Florida
and is employed by Luxury
Living magazine as the creative
director.
The groom-elect is the son of
Charlie and Penny Ostlund of
Fredricksburg, Va., and Locust
Grove, Va. He earned a bache-
lor's degree from Radford
University and is employed as a
teacher at Switzerland Point
Middle School.
The couple plan to wed at 10
a.m. Saturday, June 9, on the
oceanfront in Atlantic Beach.
A reception will follow at the
Surf Club at the Ponte Vedra
Inn & Club.


and Denise Hopkins of Hart,
Mich. He is a sergeant serving
with a Marine Corps security
battalion in Norfolk, Va.
Beth Zerbe was the matron
of honor. Megan Wojeski,
Jenny Butcher and Lirdsey
Thomas were bridesmaids.
Steve Hopkins was the best
man. Groomsmen were Joseph
Barnhill and Brian
VanderZanden. Jacob Zetrouer
was the ring bearer.
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon on a cruise to the
Bahamas and Key West. They
reside in Virginia Beach, Va.


Clapp-I


Melissa Kathryn Harper of
Titusville and Matthew David
Clapp of Apopka were married
Saturday, March 17, at
Community Presbyterian
Church in Atlantic Beach.
Dr. Thomas P. Borland and
Sally Campbell-Evans per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Charles and Alice Harper of
Neptune Beach. She is a gradu-
ate of Hanover (Ind.) College
and the University of Florida.
She is employed by Parrish
Medical Center in Titusville.
The groom is the son of
David and Judy Clapp of
Monteverde, Fla. He is a gradu-


harper

ate of the University of Florid a:
and is employed by Motor:
Coach Industries as southeasi-
ern zone manager.
Beth Salzberg was tlie
matron of honor. Rebecca
Clapp, Whitney Harper, aid.
Rebecca Leising were the
bride's attendants. Caroline
Lazarus was the flower girl. -r
Michael Clapp was the best
man. Greg Harper, Brad KinselI
and Mark Astrom were groomr-
men. Ethan Salzberg was tle
ring bearer.
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon in-the Dominican
Republic and will reside in
Titusville.


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April 4, 2007


Photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Hostess Christine Mack, center, greets Christine Mueller while Claudia Page helps herself to Cottage Pie from Ireland.


Recipes: Salami/Ham Rolls


Cont. from A-8 until very creamy, add egg y<
Scan (12 oz.) evaporated milk ing and keep mixing. When
three-quarters cup milk ed, add flour plus baking pov
one and one-half tsp. vanilla mixer on lowest speed.
one-quarter tsp. grated orange peel Beat egg whites separately
2 cups sliced strawberries quarter cup sugar. When stiff
2 oranges, peeled and sectioned chocolate mixture. Pour in a
spring form pan (bottom line


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SHeat one-half cup of sugar in a small, parchment paper) Bake at 350
heavy skillet over medium heat without for 1 hour; for convection coo
stirring until mixture begins to melt. degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.
Shake skillet occasionally. Reduce heat completely; about 2 hours.
fo low, cook and stir frequently until
sugar is golden brown and completely Glaze
melted: Remove from heat immediate- 6 oz. Ghirardelli sweet dark
Jy; pour into a 5 cup metal ring mold 1 stick unsalted butter
E8 inches in diameter). Quickly rotate 1 jar (18 oz.) good quality al
mold to coat bottom and sides evenly. .preserve
: Lightly beat eggs and egg whites in a
fare bowl. Stir in e apoiated milk, Geqtlv boil preserve in non-
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3an ifa, and orange peel. Place mold in ine sie. '
a-9x9x2 inch baking pan on an oven Remove cool cake carefully f
rack. Pour egg mixture into mold. springform pan and turn upsic
SPour hottest tap water into baking with the smooth side on top. i
pan around mold to a depth of one across the middle to form two
inch. Bake in a 325 degree oven about and fill with a third of hot pre
50 minutes or until a knife inserted Put cake back together and g
half way between center and edge remaining apricot preserve; fir
comes out clean. Remove mold from sides and then all around the
hot water. Cool on wire rack. Chill at wide rubber spatula works wel
least 4 hours or overnight, smooths the surface and remo
STo un-mold, loosen edges of flan loose crumbs.
with a narrow metal spatula. Invert Melt chocolate with butter s
onto a serving platter. Spoon any Glaze cake. Again begin on the
caramel mixture that remains in mold and smooth with spatula. At la
over custard. Pile fruit onto center and chocolate on top in circles goi
around edge. Makes 10 servings, the center towards the edge. It
urally drip towards the edge. D
S Canadian Butter Tarts smooth with spatula. This ens'
(Julie Richmond, Canada) very elegant finish doesn't loo
more common butter frosting
SPastry Let cool completely until ch
five and one-half cups flour hardens at room temperature.
1 tsp. salt some lightly sweetened homer
1 lb. shortening whipped cream in a separate se
1 egg dish. Once cut, Sacher Torte ca
1 T vinegar stored in the refrigerator but ii
water the flavor.


SMix flour and salt in large bowl. Cut
in shortening with pastry blender or
knives until it resembles coarse crumbs.
Beat egg and vinegar in a measuring
cup. Add water to the measuring cup
until it reaches 1 cup. Add to dry ingre-
dients. If pastry seems dry, add,1 T
water. Wrap pastry in waxed paper and
plastic; chill in refrigerator. Left over
pastry can be frozen for later use.
. Roll pastry on floured surface and cut
into circles large enough to fill a muf-
fin cup. Be sure to grease muffin pan
very well.

Filling
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup corn syrup
2 eggs
4 T softened butter
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. white vinegar
pinch of salt
one-half cup pecans or raisins

Mix all ingredients and fill tart shells
three-quarters full. Bake at 450 degrees
for 12 minutes or until pastry is gold-
en.
SMakes 12 large tarts or 36 mini tarts.

Austrian Sacher Torte
(Christine Mack, Austria)

one-third cup vegetable oil
one-half cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 oz. melted Ghirardelli bittersweet
chocolatee
3 T milk
6 eggs divided
one-quarter cup sugar
1 cup flour
one-half T baking powder

Mix first 5 ingredients on high speed


Salami/Ham Rolls with
Filling
(Irina Zioubina, Russ

1 cup grated cheese, any kin
1-2 cloves of garlic, minced
3 T mayonnaise
16 slices of salami or ham cu
same size

In a small bowl, combine 1 c
grated cheese, minced garlic, a
onnaise.
Mix everything.
- For each roll, place some of
ture in the middle of the slice.
it is not necessary to use secur
toothpick. Makes 4 servings; 4
each serving.
Also, the cheese mixture can
placed on a cracker or eaten lit
salad.

Cottage Pie
(Lynda McManemy, Ire

1 lb. lean ground beef
1 medium onion
one-quarter lb. garden peas
3 medium carrots, diced
salt and pepper to taste
one-quarter tsp. oregano
one-quarter tsp. rosemary
one-eighth tsp. ground ginger
1 stick of butter
packet of gravy, mixed with
5 medium potatoes

Brown beef. Chop onion and
skillet with beef. Cook for 10 r
Add frozen peas, carrots, salt, r
herbs, and ginger. Simmer for
utes. Add gravy mix and water
mer for further 5 minutes cons
stirring.


with Cheese Filling


ks slow- Cook peeled potatoes and mash.
ell blend- Spread meat in an ovenproof 6 x 8
der with inch dish. Spread mashed potatoes on
top. Shave the stick of butter on top of
ith one- potatoes, evenly distributing the butter.
fold into Place dish under broiler for approxi-
'-inch mately 10 minutes or until golden
with brown on top.
degrees
king, 325 British Sausage Rolls
Let cool (Amanda Dandy, England)

1 lb. pork sage sausage or other
favorite sausage
chocolate 1 lb. hot pork sausage
2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
apricot 2 tsp. Herbs de Provence or Italian
seasoning
1 T dried onion bits
stick pan salt and pepper to taste
tough a ', L balen egg %ith a little t\'Vc"t '.'!.
one and one-half packages of p'0ff '
from pastry sheets
de down .flour for rolling out pastry and
Cut once sausage
layers cooking spray
serve. Each pastry sheet is 9x10 inches. Roll
glaze with out to 12x12 inch square.
st the Combine sausage with breadcrumbs,
top. A onion, and seasonings. Scoop out
1. This enough sausage for 2 baseball size balls.
ves any Divide each sausage ball into one-half
and roll each half into a 12 inch long
lowly, piece. Place on rolled out pastry sheet
e sides leaving at least one-half inch at the
ast pour edge.
ng from Repeat with second half of sausage
Swill nat- meat, then third and fourth, leaving
)o not plenty of space to fold over edges.
ures a Brush top of pastry not covered with
k like the sausage with beaten egg.
finish. Cut between rows with a sharp knife.
ocolate Do not drag knife.
Offer Fold pastry over long sausage roll and
nade secure at edges. Press closed.
serving Repeat until there are four long blan-
in be keted rolls of sausage.
n changes Move the rolls together and with a
sharp knife, cut across 4 rows at the
middle. Divide again into sixteen rolls.
For very small rolls, divide each roll
Cheese into 3. For larger rolls divide into
halves.
sia) Place separated rolls on greased bak-
'ing sheet. Prick each roll with a fork.
d Glaze each with egg mixture, being
careful not to drop the egg on pan.
(This might cause the roll to stick dur-
it the ing cooking.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until
brown at 400 degrees. Cool.
:up of Rolls freeze well; place in 350 degree
nd may- oven to warm for 15 minutes.

Biltong
the mix- (Bev Lane, South Africa)
Roll up;
e with a 4 lbs. beef (london broil or bottom
slices in round)
1 tsp. coarse kosher salt
be 1 tsp. coarse ground pepper
ke a side 2 T coriander (scorched and ground)
one-half cup vinegar

Follow the grain, cut meat into 6
land) inch long strips, an inch to a half inch
thick. Thinner strips will dry quicker.
Lay strips of meat into airtight plastic
container (do not use a metal contain-
er).
Sprinkle salt, pepper, and coriander
over meat.
Splash a little vinegar over each layer
after it has been salted.
er Cover and allow meat to stand in
refrigerator overnight, turning contain-
water er over every few hours.
Next day, line the base of a clean
cardboard box with aluminum foil.
1 add to Place the meat on hooks attached to a
minutes. cooling rack making sure the meat
pepper, pieces do not touch each other. Place
15 min- rack over box to dry.
and sim- Use a tabletop fan to blow onto meat
stantly until meat has dried to taste.


JFK Jr.: She captured it.


Cont. from A-8
killed by a drunk driver at
age 8.
She said the painting was
"symbolic" of her own
child's passing.
Fahy, who has a 28-year-
old son, said the lack of JFK
Jr. memorabilia in the carri-
er's in-port cabin is what
"drove him" to commission
the painting.
He invited Jennemann and
her son, Justin, to the carrier
when the framed portrait
was hung in the captain's
stateroom.
In 1996, Fahy invited JFK
Jr. and Caroline Kennedy to
visit the ship before JFK Jr.
was married on nearby
Cumberland Island, Ga.
When Jennemann learned
that the USS JFK was headed
for an early retirement, she
drove to Mayport Naval
Station to ask what would
become of her painting.
"I feared that the boat was
going to be gone and I
would never hear anything
about the painting again,"
Jennemann said.
"I'll have to go visit it [in


Pensacola]."
Fahy retrieved the painting
from the Kennedy last week
and plans to send it on to
Pensacola.
The painting will join
other works of art in the his-
toric in-port cabin exhibit,
including a portrait of
President Kennedy with
Caroline that was created.by
the carrier's inaugural skip-
per, retired Rear Adm. Earl
"Buddy" Yates.
The Pensacola exhibit will
also include a bust of
Kennedy donated by his
mother, Rose, and a replica
of a sword used by George
Washington that Kennedy
commissioned when he took
office and that Caroline pre-
sented to the ship at its 1968
commissioning.
The JFK Jr. portrait may be
just a footnote in the carri-
er's rich history, but it will
always have a special mean-
ing to both Fahy and
Jennemann.
Said Fahy about
Jennemann's rendering of
that moving moment in
time: "She captured it."


FOR THE KIDS


YMCA SPRING BREAK
CAMP
*The Winston Family
YMCA in Ponte Vedra Beach
is offering a spring break
camp for ages 5 to 11 through
April 6. The daily fee for
PrYme Time and YMCA
Members is $18, for PrYme
Time and program partici-
pants $20, for YMCA mem-
bers $25 and for program par-
ticipants $30.
Daily activities include
character development,
themed week, indoor and out-
door games, swimming, arts
& crafts and teambuilding
activities. There will be a field
trip to Ollie Koala's from
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4.
YMCA INDOOR LACROSSE
*Indoor Lacrosse, a sport
new to the YMCA, is being
offered for ages 6 to 9 at the
Winston Family YMCA.
Youngsters will.learn the basic
knowledge needed to develop
skills for lacrosse. For infor-
mation or to register, call 904-
543-9622.
MCA SWIMMING
LESSONS
*The YMCA summer swim-
ming lessons program is being
renewed. Swim lesson regis-
tration will continue until all
spots are filled. For informa-
tion or to register, call aquat-
ics director Julie Moore at
904-543-9622.

SPRING BREAK THEATRE
CAMP
*Limelight Theatre's
KIDZfACTory will hold Spring
Break Camp for 1st- through
12th-graders April 2 through


April 6. Cost of the camp,
which meets from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. Monday through Friday,
is $225. Discounts are avail-
able for families with more
that one child attending.
Campers will be divided into
groups according to grade
level. The camp concludes
with a stage production, to be
produced and directed by
campers, at 10 a.m. April 7.
Registration may be made
through the Limelight
Theatre box office at 904-825-
1164. Box office hours are 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday. The theatre
is in the Joukowsky Family
Foundation Center for the
Performing Arts, 11 Old
Mission Ave., St. Augustine.
Visit www.Limelight-
Theatre.org for information.

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*Spring Break Arts Camp
(ages 4 to 10). Creative hours
are from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
for ages 4 and 5 and from 9
S. :.i'tO 2 p.m. for ages 6 tO410
through April 6. The cost to
members is $35 a day; for
non-members, it's $45 a day.
*Super Second Saturday
Family Art Days are offered
on a drop-in basis from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 and
May 12. Family Art Days are
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learn about young children's
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FLETCHER HIGH SAYS GOODBYE

A surprise retirement party for Chuck Scott hosted by David Keasler of Ponte
Vedra Beach, along with Scott's family, friends and coworkers, was held Friday at
Beaches Diner in Atlantic Beach. Scott is retiring April 20 from Fletcher High
School. He has two grandchildren on the way and is moving to North Georgia.
He has worked at Fletcher High School in several posts since 1988: as assistant
principal of community education, dean of boys and, currently, assistant principal
of student services. His work at the Beaches began in 1970 at what was then
Fletcher Junior High, where he was a teacher and a coach.

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Easter activities

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at the Beaches:

Egg Hunt/Easter Service
Palm Valley Baptist Church,
4890 Palm Valley Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach, hosts its annual
egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. April 7.
On Easter Sunday, the church
holds Sunday School at 9:15
a.m., followed by a worship
service at 10:30 a.m. that
includes the choir performing
the Easter Musical, "Lift Up
the Cross." For information,
call the church at 285-2447.


American Legion Egg Hunt
American Legion Auxiliary
316's annual Easter Egg Hunt
will be held from 2 p.m. to 4
p.m. April 7 at the post home,
1127 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. Light refreshments will
be served. There will be Lil
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prizes for children to age 10.
For information, call 249-
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Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, hosts the third annual
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from 9 d.m. to 4 p.m. April 7.
The free outdoor event cele-
brates the Easter holiday and
raises money for the Boys &
Girls Club of Northeast
Florida.
The event begins with egg
hunts at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.,
broken down into three age
groups. A $2 donation will be
collected for the Boys & Girls
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clowns, face painting and
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April 7.

Easter Sunrise Service
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Seniors shine in final 'home' game


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER

In the last home game on its
schedule, the Nease High
School girls lacrosse team want-
ed its seniors to cap the regular
season with a great memory. So
they went out Thursday night
and played one of the best
games head
coach Mindy
McCord has
seen all season.
While honor-
ing seniors
Emily Howard, 4
Michelle
Newton,
Meghan
Newton and
Kate O'Linn
with senior
niglt, the
Panthers domi- WILDCA1
nated Neuqua PANTHE
Valley High A NT
School from
Chic.io with
a 17-10 win
March 29 at Our sen
Bartram Trail ur sen
High School. amazing jc
"Our seniors
didan amaz- was proba
in job the best pe
tonight," I've see t
McCord said. 'v ee
"They all real-
ly stepped up ...........................................
tonight. It was
probably some Mind
of the best Girls lacr
performances
I've seen this season."
Nicole White helped build a
lead early in the game with two
goals in the first half, the sec-
ond breaking a 2-2 tie with just
under 10 minutes remaining.
All Lancashire and Amanda
Santillo also added two.goals
each in the first half.
Neuqua Valley's Bailey Prosser
scored two of her game-high
five goals in the first half, keep-
ing the Wildcats in the contest
to the break, down just 7-6.
"She's IProsserl just come
back from a shoulder surgery,"
Neuqua Valley Head Coach
Lauren Rippy said. "She just
came off the injured reserve.
"She has great athleticism
and she's been working on con-
trolling her shots this year. She's
a tremendous athlete and a
great player."
In the second half the


Panthers came out strong with
goals from Santillo and Jessica
Gimbel, extending the lead 9-6
before Prosser netted her third
goal of the game.
Nease then went on to score
four more goals, building a lead
which would ultimately lead
the Panthers to victory.
"We made some adjustments
in terms of
picking up our
Intensity and
getting to the
ball," McCord
said of the sec-
ond half surge.
"We picked
out the weak-
nesses and tried
/ to be patient on
our attacks."
Lancashire
scored three
rS 10 goals in the sec-
Sond half, giving
RS 17 her five in the
game.
S......"Ali's a great
player,"
McCord said.
iors did an "She's really
)b tonight. It stepped up
this year. She's
bly some of reallyworked
performances on her transi-
his season.. tion game.
She's really
exhibited
------ some great
leadership abil-
y Mc Cord ities as well."
osse coach Bailee
Hedstrom,
O'Linn and Brita Abram also
added goals for the Panthers,
who upped their record to 13-3
this season.
The Panthers were forced to
play their final home game at
Bartram Trail after the field at
SPanther Stadium was deemed
unusable. According to McCord,
vandals drove a vehicle onto
the feld and spun doughnuts
in the turf.
School officials have decided
to keep the field off limits for
the remainder of the yeai.
The Panthers'were defeated
by Winter Springs 17-12 on
Friday night.
The final game of the season
will be played at Lake Mary
before Nease hosts the first play-
off game against Flagler, which
will be played as a home game
though a site has yet to be
determined.


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STinmmons pursuing MLB dream


By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Wes Timmons dropped off
his 11-month-old daughter at
the sitter Monday morning
and headed for work, just like
any other young father.
But,what separates Timmons
from other working stiffs is
that he won't be home tonight
to tuck in his baby girl or kiss
his wife good night.
Timmons, 27, is a profes-
sional baseball player. His job
will keep him away from his
family for the next five
months.
It's a sporting Ide
that has its advan- .,
tages and its
drawbacks.
"This time of
year is always
the toughest,"
Timmons said
Monday via
cell phone as
he drove north to
Richmond, Va., where he will
be the opening day third base-
man for the Richmond Braves,
the Atlanta Braves Triple-A
affiliate.
"It's always tough leaving
my wife. There are a lot of guys
in that locker room who miss
their families."
Timmons is entering his
sixth year in the minor
leagues, and his second at
Triple-A, the final rung before
the majors.
Just making it to Triple-A, let
alone starting there as
Timmons did last year, is an
incredible accomplishment.
At that level, players are one
phone call away from the
"bigs," but also one bad outing
or an injury away from "going
down" a level or two.
It's a slippery slope any way
you cut it.
"When you get to Triple-A,
you have to put up the num-
bers or you're working an
everyday job like everybody


else," Timmons said matter-of-
factly.
"There's no job security in
Triple-A."
Last season at Richmond,
Timmons, a 1997 Fletcher
High grad, hit as high as .320
before a broken thumb
derailed his first-half numbers.
After eight weeks of rehab,
Timmons returned to
Richmond and batted .280 in
71 games with 15 doubles and
26 RBI.
A career .280 hitter,
Timmons knows he needs to
average .300 or better this sea-
son to catch the attention
of the parent club.
', I "I've got to do
A something really
'. exceptional, like
hit 330with
double digit
home runs.
That's just
r how this
works," he explained.
,Hitting has never been a
problem for Timmons. He bat-
ted over .400 at Fletcher in
1996 and 1997, and .422 ver-
sus NCAA Division I pitching
as a college senior.
The former MVP of the
Shenandoah Valley wooden
bat league, Timmons was a
12th-round draft pick of the
Braves in June 2002.
He spent his rookie year with
the Single-A Macon (Ga.)
Braves and his sophomore sea-
son in Rome, Ga., where he
helped led his club to a league
championship.
Starting stints at High-A
(Myrtle Beach) and Double-A
(Biloxi, Miss.) followed. He got
his first call-up to Richmond in
late 2005.
Last month, Timmons (6-
foot, 190 pounds) appeared in
two spring training games for
the Braves, who are loaded at
the infield positions this sea-
son, especially at third base, '
where All-Star Chipper Jones is


entrenched as the starter.
The logjam at third doesn't
bode well for Timmons, who
might lose his starting spot in
Richmond if Atlanta sends
someone down in a few weeks.
The Braves have three utility
infielders on their 25-man ros-
ter, but one, Willy Aybar, is on
the disabled list. Aybar, who
played third in 36 games last
season, is listed as Jones' pri-
mary backup. Veteran Chris
Woodward and Pete Orr, are
Atlanta's other utility infield-
ers.
"When he comes off the DL,
something has to happen,"
said Timmons, adding that
Atlanta can keep only two util-
ity infielders on their active
roster.
"It will come down to what
they want to do in Atlanta, but
I can make it tougher for them
to send me down if I'm hitting
.330 after the first two weeks.
"I'm not a young prospect.
The only thing that will get me
to the big leagues is bigger
numbers. Every year, they are
drafting guys to take your
spot."
Timmons spent the offsea-
son training at the HIT Center
off Phillips Highway with other
pro athletes such as
Jacksonville native and
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher
Brett Myers.
He also taught P.E. at Chets
Creek Elementary off Hodges
Boulevard, where his wife,
Randi, teaches special ed.
Trying to make ends meet
with part-time teaching and a
minor league salary doesn't
come close to cutting it, and
Timmons knows it.
But he's not ready to set a
time table on when he'll stop
chasing his dream to play in
the majors.
"My parents have been
ridiculously supportive, but it
doesn't get any easier for my
wife," Timmons admitted.


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Fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration as a 510K Class II medical device the
same category as a CAT scan or x-ray machine, the
Migun thermal massage bed does not require a prescrip-
tion yet its benefits are documented, especially in low-
ering blood pressure and helping diabetics.
"The Nligun bed is based on four principles chiro-
practic, massage, acupressure and moxibustion, which
means healing with heat," Barbara said.
In essence, what the Migun Company has developed is
almost like an automated acupressure massage machine.
"It involves acupressure, chiropractic and massage, and
it moves up and down your spine and gently stretches
out your vertebrae and allows them to re-position,"
Barbara explained. "You know how we get our spines out
of alignment all the time by carrying purses and gym
bags on one shoulder only which means we're forev-
er stressing our spine and muscles! The Migun bed treat-
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Here's what to expect at your first visit to Migun of the
Beaches. "First-timers are asked to sign in and complete
a registration form, which details some health issues that
we need to be aware of they must be 18, and must not
be taking blood thinners or have a pacemaker or any
type of long metallic orthopedic rod in their back," said
Barbara, who co-owns the Atlantic Beach store with her
daughter, Amanda Kirt. "If you have questions at all
about the MNigun treatment and certain health condi-
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stoie's education center. "We offer first-timers a little ori-
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store in Atlantic Beach, explains the innovative Migun ther-
mal massage bed that combines chiropractic, massage, acu-
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that massage and give off gentle far-infrared heat as
they travel alongside the spine and behind the head and
down to the ankles. The mechanism automatically
pauses in different areas along this path.
"There are about 200 accupressure points up, down and
alongside your spine, and the Nfigun bed catches the
majority of these on most people," Barbara said. As it
moves up and down it gives you a good, vigorous and
intense massage because the weight of your body is actu-
ally what produces the intensity of the massage. "The dis-
tances apart in the massage movement will act similar to
a chiropractic modality, in that if you have little kinks in
your spine, it will pull them back into alignment," she
said. "However, if you've done something more major to
your spine, you need to see a professional."
Migun of the Beaches has been open for only a few
weeks, and already several people have dropped in to try
the Migun bed for free! "That's the part people just
have a hard time understanding," Barbara said. "It's tree
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you'd like." The Nligun Company is a firm believer in
having people come in any number of times and try the
bed because they want people to have time to evaluate
it and see the health benefits, she said.
"Once they see the health benefits, many people elect
to have one in their home, and we certainly can help
them with that," she said. "\Ve have a payment program
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most people."
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them from coming in because almost all of our advertising is
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friends and acquaintances about Migun of the Beaches and
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Nfigun of the Beaches is located in Atlantic Beach at
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FISHING




With good weather here, fishing heats up


Page 3B


Exciting fishing reports
are getting more numer-
ous each week now.
Wahoo took center stage from
offshore, but cobia, kings and
snapper weren't too far
behind.
Inshore, the speckled trout
and sheepshead are biting
and the pompano and drum
have moved into the surf and
under the Jacksonville Beach
Pier.
Capt. Tony Davenport,
Jerry Moulton, Jack Ross and
Jody Rogers made the long
run last week on the
"Relentless" and it really paid
off. They caught three wahoo,
three dolphin to 33 pounds
and two blackfin tuna before
heading home.
Anglers on the "Reel
Mayhem" out of St.
Augustine with Wade, Jake,
Ryan and Brian on board
trolled up four wahoo before
dropping down and pulling
up a 12-pound snapper.
Everton Whyle, Uzoma
Humes and David Burrell all
took pictures of their largest
sheepshead they caught on
the pier.
There were happy anglers
coming off the party boats
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Inshore, the
speckled trout
and sheepshead
are biting and the
pompano and
drum have
moved into the
surf under the
Jacksonville
Beach Pier.

On the "Mayport Princess,"
Matt Reichenbalk probably
had the weeks' largest fish


with a 60-pound cobia.
Christian Carlson brought a
30-pound blackfin home.
Other anglers on the
"Princess" piled snapper, sea
bass, grouper and kingfish on
the Monty's cleaning table.
Lucky anglers on the "King
Neptune" last Thursday came
off with a 50-pound cobia,
eight kings, a grouper and 13
snapper up to 14 pounds.
Coolers were also filled with
smaller sea bass and beeliners.
Rusty and Glenn
Borthwick, on the "Tracy III,"
weighed up a 50-pound cobia
and six triple-tails they
caught last week.
Anglers on the Jacksonville
Beach Pier were beginning to
bunch up along the rails last
week. This usually means a
bite is on and indeed it was.
Drum, Spanish, blues,
flounder, whiting and yellow-
mouth were coming over the
rails all last week. Zack
Dagher had 15 Spanish and
10 blues in his cooler when
he left the pier.
Spencer Brogden had all of
the species covered in his
cooler and lots of them. Cory
Thomas caught five pompano
and Mike Youngblood
weighed up three four-pound
pompano.
Capt. Kirk Waltz, with Jerry


Photo submitted
Wayne Forrest with the huge 11.5-pound black bass he caught recently on a shiner. He was fish-
ing in Interlachen, Fla.


Tennis
A series of summer camps
and programs have been
announced by the Jackson-
ville Beach Tennis Center at
Huguenot Park.
Beginner junior camp I
takes place from 9 a.m. until
11 a.m. June, 4, 6 and 7.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
June 11, 13 and 14.
Beginner adult camp I is
from 6:30.p.m. until 8:30
p.m. June 4, 7 and 7.
Beginner adult camp II
takes place from 6:30 p.m.
until 8:30 p.m. July 18, 20
and 21.
Intermediate junior camp
I is from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. June 18, 20 and 21.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
June 25, 27 and 28.
Beginner junior camp IV
is from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
July 9, 11 and 12.
Intermediate adult camp I
will be from 6:30 p.m. until
8:30 p.m. July 9, 11 and 12.
Intermediate junior camp
II is from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. July 16,18 and 19.
Intermediate adult camp
II is slated for 6:30 p.m.
Until 8:30 p.m. July 23, 25
and 26.
Advanced junior camp I
will take place from 9 a.m.
until 11 a.m. July 23, 25
and 26.
Advanced junior camp II
is 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
August 6, 8 and 9.
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for six hours. For more
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Mattott and friends, fished
the jetties last Wednesday
and caught four reds and
three sheepshead and then
on Thursday aboard the
"Enterprise" Capt. Kirk and
his party fished the jetties in
the morning and caught
three big reds and a pair
speckled trout.
They tried M.R. in the after-
noon and caught five man-
grove snapper, two eight-
pound sheepshead and
released nine small snapper.
Capt Russ Russell, his son
Ryan, Dean Fruhouse and
Hobart Joost on the "Credit
Line" last Sunday trolled for a
pair of speedy wahoo before
going to the bottom for sever-
al big snapper and a 25-
pound grouper.
Canal guide Fred Morrow,
with Hardy Hurdle and John
Dugan, used live fiddlers
along the south jetties to
catch 10 sheepshead last
Monday. Most of the fish
were four pounders.
S::On Saturday morning
David Moore and Marvin
Humphries tried their luck at


the jetties and caught 28
sheepshead, the largest
weighing about five pounds.
Canal guide John Dyrssen
fished near the McCormick
Bridge last Wednesday with
Warren Edwards. They used
live shrimp for bait and
pulled 11 flounder out of the
sand.
Capt. Mike Morris, with Bill
Holt, fished the rocks last
Tuesday on a two-hour trip
and caught four sheepshead.
On Wednesday morning
Capt. Mike and his party
caught nine sheepshead to six
pounds and dozens of
Spanish and blues.
Capt. Dave Sipler, with
guests from the Jacksonville
Port Authority, caught 30 yel-
lowmouth, five speckled trout
to three pounds, a
sheepshead and a three-
pound pompano.
Capt. Bryan Russell came
home with 11 yellowmouth
trout to 19 inches and four
speckled trout to 20 inches.
James Gergley, Matt
Hamilton and Mike Tandarich
took to the creeks last


Monday morning aboard the!'
"Head Hunter." They caught:i
50 trout to four pounds, nine:
red bass and five flounder
and on Tuesday morning
back in the Mill Cove area
James and Mike netted 25
speckled trout, two drum,
nine reds and a pair of floun
der.
Butch Garvin and friend
Andy Jackson used live
shrimp under float rigs to
capture 40 trout last
Wednesday morning not too;
far from Sisters Creek.
Brooks Daily used sand
fleas in the surf last Sunday
north of the jetties to catch
five drum to seven pounds,
two four-pound pompano, a:
red and five whiting.
Not too far away Ron
Watterman had five drum
and a pair of four-pound
pompano in his cooler.
On Sunday, Larry Finch
caught his limit of
sheepshead along the South
jetties and reports that the
first run of pompano has
arrived along the beach.
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Region II tournament in Tampa June 8-10. Last weekend the team won the President's Cup in
Pensacola in a hard-fought championship game that came down to penalty kicks. Back row:
coach Steve Stone, Andre Sitoy, Zach Sale, Ashish Heda, Chris Medlin, Esteban Cobo, Felipe
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Baseball Award
The Jacksonville Suns have
announced the creation of an
award for the best high school
baseball player in the
Jacksonville area. It's called the
Bragan Award, in honor of
Suns owner Peter Bragan, Sr.,
and will be given to a deserv-
ing young athlete beginning
this spring.
Players in Duval, St. Johns,
Clay, Nassau and Baker coun-
ties are eligible. Coaches from
throughout the area can nomi-
nate players they feel have
made the most valuable contri-
butions to help win ballgames.
Bragan will lead a committee
of school administrators,
coaches and community lead-
ers in selecting the award win-
ner.
For more information conr-
tact Jacksonville Suns general
manager Kirk Goodman at
kirkg@jaxsuns.com or visit the
team's Web site: jaxsuns.com.
Basketball Camp
Tommy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp @ St. Paul's
School is offered May 29 to
June 1 at St. Paul's. The hours
are 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. for stu-
dents entering third through
fifth grades and 12 p.m. until 3
p.m. for those entering sixth
through ninth grades. The cost
is $75 per participant.
For information, visit
www.beachesbasketball.com,
call Tommy Hulihan at 349-
2611 or e-mail tommyhuli-
han@beachesbasketball.com.
BFAST Volunteers
The Lifestyles Realtors
Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon is looking for volun-
teers to help with this sum-
mer's sprint triathlon races
:May 19, June 9 and July 14.
Triathlons start promptly at
7 a.m. at Mickler's Landing in
:Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information phone
the BFAST office at 270-2074.
SThe Beaches Fine Arts Series
-Triathlon, in conjunction with
HtammerHead Triathlon Club,
will conduct a two-part
triathlon clinic in mid-April.
:Both sessions are free and open
to anyone interested in learn-
iig about triathlons or improv-
ing racing skills.
: First session is Thursday,
.April 12 from 7 p.m. until 9
:p.m. at the Mayo Clinic on
San Pablo Road.
Second session is slated for
-April 14 at 8 a.m. at the BFAST
-race site at Mickler's Landing.
Soccer
SRegistration for the Ponte
SVedra Soccer Club's spring sea-


son will soon end. Electronic
registration is available via the
Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-'
Club.com. Cost is $130 and
new players must provide copy
of birth certificate. Children
must have been 4 by July 31,
2006, to play. The season takes
place from March to May.
Island FC is seeking players in
the following groups for spring
soccer: U-12 boys, U-14 girls
and U-14 boys.
Island FC consists of competi-
tive soccer teams that play
home games at San Pablo
Elementary School and travel
throughout North East Florida..
For more information contact
Mike Levine at 635-8969 or via
e-mail at levinem@education-
central.org.

Sports Camp
Tommy Hulihan's St. Paul's
Sports Camp, for kindergartners
through eighth-graders, begins


June 4 and concludes July 27.
Week-long sessions, which run
from'8:90 a.m. to 3 p.m. each
day, will be held June 4 to June
8, June 11 to June 15, June 18
to June 22, June 25 to June 29,
July 2 to July 6, July 9 to July
13 and July 23 to July 27.
The cost of each camp is
$110, except for July 2 to July
6, when there's no camp on the
Fourth of July. That week's
charge is $90. Single Day rates
are available. I
Campers will participate in
team sports and age-appropriate
activities, such as basketball,
soccer, flag football, kick ball
and tag games. Friday offer
pizza and a bus to Beach Bowl
for bowling. All campers receive
a T-shirt.
For information or to register,
call 904-349-2611 or e-mail
tommyhulihan@hotmail.com.
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What price glory for
Billy Donovan at the
conclusion of this
mad NCAA Tournament?
Win, lose or get rained out
(even in the Georgia Dome)
the talk for days has been cen-
tered on the possibility of the
Florida basketball coach suc-
cumbing to the chase of the
Kentucky Wildcats to come in
and be their hoops messiah
and bring back the glory days.
Until now, Donovan has
been as quiet as a mummy.
Will he stay? Will he go to the
Bluegrass State? Or will an
NBA team make him an offer
that's difficult to refuse?
Gator hopefuls think Billy
would laugh at the idea of
leaving. "For two cents, I'd tell
them where to take their
offer," they hope he will say.
"But for three million clams, I
wouldn't want to be rude. I'll
have to think it over."
The reports are that
Donovan can be had for $3.5
million a year. That's a lot of
mint julep for the old colonels
to sip on the veranda. That's
enough to turn Billy into a
card-carrying Southerner who
can always say he hails from
the south of Manhattan where
he grew up playing stickball
with a drawl.
Now seriously, Billy, would
you really leave Gainesville
just to follow in the footsteps
of Adolph Rupp and his disci-
ples, knowing that deep down
the real Kentucky fans would
never accept a fake Rupp? In
Alabama, there's never been
another Bear Bryant, as far as
all the nuts, er-fans, are con-
cerned. And in Kentucky,
there will never be another
Baron.
Why would you leave a
school and state where you
are right now regarded by
Florida cage fans (who have
been revived from near
extinction) as the second
coming? The first coming we
all understand was thought to
be Steve Spurrier, but alas, he
vanished with the sight of all
those greenbacks from
Washington, which turned
out to be another illusion.
Don't do it, Billy, who may
from Tuesday morning for-
ward be officially known as..
"Sir William" in'fid'a'ouh'd''
Gainesville. The grass i' zibt:
always greener on the other
guy's plantation. In fact,
you'll find neither green nor
blue grass in Kentucky in the
winter time it's frozen. Puts
a damper o that golf game.
There's another angle to
think about, too. Tell us, Billy,
if you accept the job with
Kentucky after your fine work
in the last two NCAA tourna-
ments, will they let you bring
your Gators players with you?
You know, some are finally
graduating and others may'
leave for the riches of profes-


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sional basketball.
Speaking of which, n
enough has been said f(
those who came back ti
son. That's saying a gre
about Florida's coach at
staff. It's one thing to p
the coaches after leaving
something else to pass
that gold just to have a
try for a second consec
national championship
To take the job at Ker
would be to start all ov
again. To remain with t
Gators and pursue even
greater goals would be i
building on what has a
been started. And with
dandy head start. Not f
foreseeable future will r
ing be a chore.
It's easier to build a s


and successful basketball pro-
gram when you have a first-
class (and championship)
football program to attract
recruits. And it's a lot easier to
sell high school youngsters on
a campus where the weather is
so friendly to golf, swimming,
fishing, boating and maybe
S even going to class.
So, Billy, say to those
.-: Kentucky people, "Not this
time," but be nice about it.
i "Y'all come back now, ya
SON hear?"
On another big front, the
Masters will take place this
week at Augusta National. It
was thought that maybe they
would want to change the
ot playing dates to have better
or weather, maybe say, in July.
his sea- While it's true we haven't
at deal heard folks whining about
nd The Masters being contested
)raise in terrible April weather, or
ig; it's conflicting with basketball or
up all baseball or motor racing, we
final know the Masters would like
utive to keep up with The Players.
Without the Masters, The
ntucky Players would just be consid-
er ered a warm-up for fhe U.S.
:he Open or PGA Championship.
With The Players now in May,
merely plus a spanking-new club-
Iready house and grounds, everyone
a should be happy for a change.
or the Whom do we pick to win?
recruit- Why, Tiger, of course. It's
against the law to pick anyone
steady else, isn't it?


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Thursday,
S.. April 5
;'i Suns Opener: A
-" .. --" '. group from the
Neptune
.. e a c
S. Senior
-.- Activity
Center
GM attends
Opening
Day for the
'H Jackson-
ville Suns
at the
Baseball
Grounds of
Jackson -ville. For $32 per person,
charter ir.-insprtation that leaves at 5:30 p.m., a private
sky deck p.t'\ and all-u-can-eat hamburgers/hotdogs are
included. Reservations are a must. To make a reservation,
visit the Center at 2004 Forest Avenue or call 270-1688.


Wednesday, April 4 Fleet Reserve General
Hospital Auxiliary Jewelry Assembly: Fleet Reserve
Sale: The Beaches Hospital Association Branch 290 holds a
Auxiliary holds a jewelry sale general assembly meeting at 8
by G.A.S.P. Brian's Baltic Gems p.m. at 390 Mayport Road,
and Jewelry from 9 a.m. to 4 Atlantic Beach. Call 246-6855
p.m. in the main lobby of the for information.
hospital, 1350 13th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The sale Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis Club
features an interesting collec- of Jacksonville Beaches meets
tion of gems and jewelry. The at 12 p.m. at Selva Marina
public is invited. Country Club. The speaker is
Dan McCarthy, Mayor's Office
Hospital Auxiliary Teens Military Liaison. The cost for
Summer Program: The non-members is $15. For
Hospital Auxiliary sponsors a information, call club president
summer program for teens Ed Robinson at 610-3740 or
between 14 and 18 for which visit www.beacheskiwanis.com.
application forms are available,
to be returned no later than Rocky Horror Show:
April 28. All interested teens are Chancey Productions holds
invited to an orientation at the auditions from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
hospital that begins at 11 a.m. for its first season of
May 5. Teens may volunteer in Jacksonville Summer Music
various areas and work a four- Theatre at the Musicians
hour shift each week, either Union. Call 904-252-1077 or e-
mornings or afternoons, mail chanceyproductions@hot-
Monday through Friday. mail.com to schedule an
Application forms should be appointment.
returned to the attention of
Madeline Jarvis, Teenage Guana Kayaking Tour: The
Volunteer Chairman. Call the Friends of the Guana Tolomato
auxiliary office at 627-1320 for Matanzas National Estuarine
information. Research Reserve, in partner-
ship with Coastal Outdoor
Thursday, April 5 Center, offers a kayak tour of
the Guana River that runs from
American Legion Auxiliary: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost of
Ocean Beaches American the tour, which is appropriate
Legion Auxiliary Unit .'129i.-dfoi,,age 15 and up, is $415
meets at 7:30 p.m. at 1151 4th Reservations may be made at
St. S., Jacksonville Beach. the Coastal Outdoor Center,
Members are encouraged to 904-471-4144.
bring a guest. For information,
call 249-2266 or 242-0042. UNF Spring Lecture Series:


Arthritis Foundation: The
Arthritis Foundation holds a
fundraiser luncheon at
Stonewood Grill, its 950 Marsh
Landing Parkway location,
from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The
charge is $15. Call Erin Pauls at
353-5770, Ext. 18, or Carla
Bourg at 886-7214 for reserva-
tions or with questions.


Martin Seligman, professor of
psychology at the University of
Pennsylvania, is next speaker
in the University of North
Florida's Spring Lecture Series.
Seligman will talk at 7:30 p.m.
in UNF's University Center. Jon
Meacham, managing editor of
Newsweek, concludes the
spring series April 10.
Tickets are required for all


lectures, which are free and
open to the public. Tickets may
be ordered online at
www.unf.edu (click on spring
2007 lectures link).

Friday, April 6

Beaches Relay for Life: The
American Cancer Society is
looking for new teams to par-
ticipate in this year's Beaches
Relay For Life event, to be held
April 21 at Jarboe Park. The
next committee meeting will
be at 6 p.m. April 6 at Baptist
Medical Center Beaches,
Jacksonville Beach. The ACS is
looking for additional commit-
tee members/leaders. There
also will be a team captains
meeting at 6 p.m. April 19 at
BMCB. For information on the
meetings, call ACS community
representative Ashley Bizzarri
at 249-0022, ext. 114. For infor-
mation about the American
Cancer Society, call 1-800-ACS-
2345 or visit www.cancer.org.

Brown Bag Lunch: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR) hosts a brown bag
lunch lecture at 12 p.m. the
first Friday of every month. The
April 6 speaker, GTMNERR vol-
unteer Tom Barry, will high-
light the history of Guana. The
lecture series is free, and partic-
ipants should bring their own
lunches. The lectures are held
in the GTMNERR
Environmental Education
Center Auditorium, 505 Guana
River Road, South Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 904-823-4500 for
information.

Fleet Reserve Dinners: Fleet
Reserve Assocation Branch 290,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach, hosts a dinner from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. each Friday in
April. April 6 will be Steak Nite,
April 13 Fish & Chips, April 20
Ladies Auxiliary Fried Shrimp
and April 27 Grilled Chicken.
The public is invited to each
dinner, and donations are
accepted.

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 270-1688.

Saturday, April 7
Labrador Rescue: "Meet &
Greet" Labrador Retrievers that
are available for adoption from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the PETCO


store, 950 Marsh Landing
Parkway, Jacksonville Beach.
The event is sponsored by
Labrador Retriever Rescue of
Florida, Inc. For information,
call 866-464-5227 or visit
www.labradorrescue.net.

Running Blues 5K: The 16th
annual Performance Running
the Blues 5K Run/Walk begins
at 7:30 a.m. Race-day registra-
tion, start and finish are at the
Lifeguard Station in
Jacksonville Beach. Race-day
registration and packet pickup
starts at 6:45 a.m. The event is
part of the three-day Springing
the Blues music festival. The 5K
is open to all ages and abilities.
Details and a printable *entry
form are available at
www.PerformanceMultisports.c
om/blues_5k_entry.htm. Late
registration and day-of-race
check-in begins at 6:45 a.m.
Information is available at
www.PerformanceMultisports.c
om/eventcall.htm,' by contact-
ing Performance MultiSports at
RD@PerformanceMultisports.c
om or by calling 904-285-1552.

Yoga with Joan and Jim:
Yoga basics with back-safety
emphasis continues at Let's
Dance Studio in Ponte Vedra
Beach. The class is offered from
9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. April 7 and
April 14. To sign up, e-mail
yogajoan @comcast.net or call
280-4628.

Monday, April 9
Leave 'em Laughing: The
April meeting of the "Leave 'em
Laughing Tent," the
Jacksonville branch of the
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society, a/k/a
Sons of the Desert, will be held
from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
at the Pablo Creek Branch
Library, 13295 Beach Blvd.
Movies to be shown are L&H
silent shorts "The Lucky Dog"
(1917) and "Duck Soup" (1927),
"The Rogue Song" (1930) and a
"surprise" Laurel & Hardy fea-
ture film. The event is free for
all ages. For information, call
Steve Bailey at 246-0312 or visit
the group's website at
www.leaveemlaughing.com.

You and Night and.-Mvic:
The BRASS board. of directors
presents "You and the Night
and the Music" starting at 6
p.m. at the Sawgrass Marriott
Resort & Spa. The back-tie
evening, which is reservations-
members only, features a per-
formance by the Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra.

Tuesday, April 10
AARP Tax-Aide: AARP Tax-
Aide Income .Tax Preparation
runs to April 11 at the Beaches
Branch Library, 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach. Hours are 11


a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 1
p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.
For information, call 241-1141.

Ladies Nites: The three
remaining Tuesdays in April are
Ladies Nite from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. at Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach.

Wednesday, April 11
Battle of Books:, The annual
Rawlings Elementary School
Sunshine State Battle of the
Books will be held at 8:30 a.m.
April 11 for 5th grade, 8:15
a.m. April 12 for 3rd grade and
9:15 a.m. April 12 for 4th
grade. At approximately 9:30
a.m. April 13, Rawlings hosts
the first Battle of the Books for
the Northern St. Johns County
area. Five other elementary
schools will bring teams to the
competition.

Fun with Flowers: The last
"Fun with Flowers" session
until October will be held at 10
a.m. at the Ribault Garden
Club, 705 2nd Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Tara Otto of
Kuhn's Florist in Ponte Vedra
Beach will present "Blooming
Excitement." Attendees are
asked to provide their own clip-
pers. The cost of the program is
$15, and reservations are a
must. To register, call 221-5191.

Newcomers of the Beaches:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women who
are new to the area, holds its
monthly luncheon, at 11 a.m.
at the Casa Marina Hotel, 691
1st St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
The group holds its annual
fashion show, "Colours," fea-
turing fashions by CAbi.
Tickets are $20, payable by
April 4 to Newcomers of the
Beaches, P.O. Box 2421, Ponte
Vedra Beach, FL 32004. Call
Jackie Washington at 646-3823
for information. To join the
club or get information about
it, call Bonnie Lynch at 904-
821-9002.

VFW Auxiliary: The Ladies
Auxiliary of Greater Beaches
VFW Post 3270 meets at 7 p.m.
at 915 8th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach.. .Members are encour-
aged to bring:a guest. For infor-
mation, call 249-7366.

Thursday, April 12
Author at Bookmark: Local
author Carol O'Dell will be at
The Bookmark, 299 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, at 7 p.m.
to read from and sign copies of.
her new book, "Mothering
Mother: A Daughter's
Humorous and Heartbreaking
Memoir." This is an honest
look at the emotions felt by a
daughter taking care of her
aging parent. Call 241-9026 for


information.

Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon Clinic: This year'
Lifestyle Realtors Beaches Fine
Arts Series Triathlon, to be con-
ducted May 19, June 9 and Julr
14, kicks off with a two-palt
triathlon clinic held in con%
junction with the
HammerHead Triathlon Club.
Both sessions are free. The first
session, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
April 12 at the Mayo Clinic,
will feature presentations by
doctors and experienced triath-
letes. At 8 a.m. April 14, .a
hands-on workshop will fie
held at the BFAST race sit~,
Mickler's Landing in Ponte
Vedra Beach.
The BFAST needs volunteers
to help with the three races.
Anyone interested in helping
can call the Beaches Fine Arts
Series office at 904-270-2074:
Since 1986, triathlon spon-
sors and entry'fees have helped
the Beaches Fine Arts Series
bring world class music, the-
atre, dance and art to the com-
munity. The Beaches Fine Ays
Series offers eight free p'-. 'l-
mances annually.

p oon Break: Friends of t T
Beaches Branch library !p, ,i-..i:.
local attorney Wair'en I.;
Anderson from 12 p n lI;i,!
p.m. April 13. Anderson, a p.1.i
chair of the Sierra Club In
member of the NIi,1 i;it
Florida St. Johns Riverkeeper
Legal Committee, will discus
protection of the environmeij.
The program, which is free aial
open to the public, will.be ihii
in the community room of tfiT
Beaches Library. For in onir.;-
tion, call the Beaches BL jn-
Library at 241-1142.

Jewish Healing Ne't'~al;.
Jewish Healing Netw:' l;i. -ifl
ing starts with a three-p.:'. ,,I
unteer training class. TI .lui"
will be held from 9 ar. I .,; 1
p.m. Thursday mornings. T'l:
April 12 class will be The Ai1<'.
of Bikkur Cholim: Intro to the
Jewish Healing Movement
Communication Skills: Thee rt
of Listening. The April 19 s's-
sion is Visiting the Sick/lEnd'.of
Life Issues, The Role of the
Volunteer, Part 1. April 26 will
be Spiritual :..u> ..T he I:. l. ,of
Prayer, The lc' :1 i..-
Volunteer, RPalt 2 1.1111a'n,
classes will be held at" jie
Jacksonville Jewish Centfr,
3662 Crown Point D)r. Fr
information, call Beth at 394-
5723 or Helen at 394-5737. Tfie
Jewish Healing Network (JEiN)
is sponsored by Jewish Faniily
& Community Services qnd
funded in part by the
Jacksonville Jewish Federati!gn.


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kitchen and baths. Fireplace, lovely
screened porch & sep. patio, new roof on
a quiet cul-de-sac. Must see!!! $355,000
will cooperate with agents. 887-2396,
887-2629
ATLANTIC BEACH, CUTE 3/2 w/pool, pri-
vacy fence. $350,000, 376 Seminole Rd.,
613-6199.
SOUTH OF Fleming Island, 5/3/2, 2180sf,
built 2006, large fenced yard, $264,900,
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
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
Realty (904)333-8880.
ATLANTIC BCH 2906sf., 4/3 gated comm.
1917 Se'llia Blvd W. Walk to bch. 1st
you'll fall in love w/home. Mstr & 1 bedrm,
downsirs.' on & 2 bdrms upstrs. Wooded
preserve.for back view: 2nd you will fall in
love, w/neighborhood. Tennis outside front
door / swimming pool / pool table / work-
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neighbors in your cul-de-sac. Appraisals
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SOUTH JAX BEACH
2 or 3BR, 2.5BA Townhome is move-in
ready. Approx. 1327sf. of living space per
appraisal, will co-op 3%. 884 11th Ave. S.
$258,000. (904)502-6165.
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,
fireplace, $550,000 962-5332.
MODEL HOME by custom builder, 1630
6th St. S. Jax Beach. Concrete block con-
struction, 2 story stucco, 50'x150' lot,
2795sf. 4BR/3.5BA +bonus room. Design-
er tumbled marble shower in Master Bath
w/dual shower heads, corner heated spa
tub, his & hers walk-in closets. 2 full baths
upstairs w/dual vanities. Extra closet and
storage space. 18x18 chipped marble
flooring downstairs. Granite countertops in
kitchen, laundry room and bathrooms.
Kitchen features upgraded, gourmet appli-
ances w/gas Dacor range, glass block and
tumbled marble backsplashes, 42" cabi-
nets. 75 gallon gas hot water heater, all vi-
nyl windows, fiberglass doors with tilt and
rise blinds inside glass. Fully landscaped
lot with fenced backyard and irrigation.
Security system. Featured at $639,000.
Call (904)465-2399.
FSBO, GATED '5/3, fenced, 2800sf. Ask-
ing $295,000. Owner will pay up to $10K
closing costs or cash at closing. Emily
375-1484.
BEAUTIFUL, ALL BRICK 3/2/2
ICW, Covington Creek, over 2200sf., on
cul de-sac. $359,900. (904)509-7064.

$275K AT the beach. 860 Begonia, 3BR
2BA newer home. Marsh views, wrap-
around porch. Contact Lara Hoffman, Re-
max Atlantic, 465-3140.

3BR/2BA HOUSE approx. 2000sf., living
and one car garage, lovely, quiet neigh-
borhood, close to beach and public boat
ramp on intracoastal. Call (321)229-7254
for more details
ATL BCH HOME $199,900
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),
(904)704-2337 (cell).


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subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act,
which makes it illegal to advertise any
preference, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or national ori-
gin, or the intention to make any such
preference, Imitation or discrimination.
The Leader Group will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. All per-
sons are hereby informed that all dwell-
ings advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have been
discriminated against in connection with
the sale, rental or financing of housing,
call the United States Department of
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nancing, two acres with spectacular view,
paved road, restricted, Bryson City.
$45,000, $9,000 down. Call owner!
(800)273-6213. www.wildcatknob.com.
PONTE VEDRA- Waterfront lot; minutes
from Nocatee. Dock permit. $679,900.
652-8118 or 482-1102.
COASTAL GA. 57.92 acres $199,900!
GA/ FL border. Mature pines, abundant
wildlife. Only an hour from Jacksonville,
FL! Call now (904)206-5114 x 1195.
NORTH CAROLINA Lake Property Sale
April 28th Large acreage, lake access,
community pool, much more Call for De-
tails (866)930-5263.
OCALA NATIONAL Forest Lots. $500
down, $199. month. Owner (352)239-5520
or (352)236-4579.
www.ocalaforestland.com
NORTH FLA Properties 10 to 350 Acres
starting at $6200 per acre w/Owner fi-
nancing. (800)294-2313, ext.1485 A Bar
Sales Inc. 7 days 7a.m.-7p.m.
VACANT/ MULTI-FAMILY lot. Steps to the
ocean in Jacksonville Beach. Reduced
100K. Call for recorded information 1-800-
653-4109 ext. 1026.
ASHEVILLE, NC Area Acreage Breathtak-
ing 1.6+ acre parcel with spectacular 25
mile mountain views. 30 minutes to Ashe-
ville. Owner's lodge on river, amenities.
Other parcels available. $189,900. Call
(866)432-7361.
JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. 2BR/1BA house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A. Move-in, rent out, tear
down. Lot value $190K OBO. (954)326-
9096.
BLUE RIDGE Parkway NC Mountain
Property with views and Log Homes within
minutes to Boone. Starting at $59,900.
Riverfront and trout stream lots available.
www.cabincreekland.com or (828)228-
3398. By Owner.
WATERFRONT! 2.5 Acres- $199,900.
Williamsburg, VA area. Beautifully wood-
ed, serene setting,.wide water views. Build
when ready. Excellent financing. Call now
(800)732-6601 x1287.
WATERFRONT Sick of the city? Beauti-
ful 2 1/2 Acres on the crystal clear Santa
Fe River. 20 minutes to Gainesville.
- $ 2; .6 0 0 .i ( 2) 2 7 5-4 0 7 71. - . .. .
GA LAND Bargainsl 20+ AC Great price,
location and financing www.gaforest.com.
S.W. NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.
Lance Cove Estates. Lots 1.0 to 2.5
acres, wide paved roads. Underground
utilities. 5 miles to Hayesville, NC and
Lake Chatuge. 1/2 mile to Hiawassee Riv-
er. $54,900 to $87,900. 904-254-9644.


rub. VERY WELL MAINTAINED
HOME! $275.000
IL LAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA, approx. 2300 sq ft! Stone tile
throughout w/open floor for entertaining!
$322,500.
VILLAGES OF SOLANO
3BR/2BA. Very' desirable end unit 1-story
patio home w/l car garage in PVB!
Remodeled kitchen/baths and lots of
upgrades! Private yard and more! $339,000!
HEATED POOL W/HOT TUB!
3BR/2BA in Pablo Bay Subdivision Off San
Pablo Road. close to the beach and anything
you need! $504,900
THE MOORINGS CONDOS
BOATERS DREAM!
2BR/2BA ground-level condo w/huge glass
enclosed patio. Includes boat slip for deep
water access to the Intracoastal, river and
ocean! $350,000
HOME W/POOL ISLE OF PALMS!
3BR/2BA. Just minutes to ocean, remodeled
kitchen, 2 car garage. Steps to playground
w/tennis courts! $277,700
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA, home on cul-de-sacjust minutes
to the beach in sought after neighborhood!
1326 sq ft $244,000..
VILLAGES OF PABLO
4BR/2BA, huge cul-de-sac lot, community
pool and tennis, minutes to the Beaches A+
school. $288,900.
OCEANFRONT
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun
deck, balcony and more! $925,000.
WATERFRONT-INTRACOASTAL
4BR/4BA, brand new cottage style home,
4200 sq ft! Palm Vallcy/Ponte Vedra area!
$1,975,000.
OFF HECKSCHER DRIVE
WATERFRONT
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq ft
home w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995!
$875,000.
GRAND RESERVE CONDO
2BR/2BA, off Hodges Blvd.- near JTB- 3rd
floor unit. $161,000.
15TH AVE. S.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West style cottage, 2BR/1.5BA,
adorable with huge great room, private
backyard, greatfor entertaining, Low
maintenance landscaping. $314,900.
2 LOTS EAST OFAIA-PVB
OffSolano Rd. one has small beach cottage,
been remodeled. Take advantage of golf
views or purchase both for your dream
home... Not many like this! 2BR/2BA beach
cottage, $485,000. Additional lot is
$395,000.
JUST STEPS TO THE OCEAN!
3BR, 2BA Home in S. Jax Beach
w/ remodeled kitchen and private backyard
w/ storage shed! Over 1700 sq ft, screened
lanai & more! $689,000!







904-241-4447
www.helpusell.com/coastalrealty


ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa and decking throughout,
sitting on two large city lots, beautiful
oaks. Reduced to $325,000, As Is. 941
Ruth Ave. Motivated seller,(904)338-4303.
FSBO, 5YR old 1800sf home. 4/2, near
Mayport Base. $255,000. Call 434-1976 or
824-5287.
JAX BCH NEW CONSTRUCTIONIII 3/2.5
TH 1650sf.,1 car gar. Only $285,000.
Contact Mark Lowe w/Prudential Network
Realty @ (904)241-2417 or 874-4540.
JAX BCH 4/3, beautifully remodeled, ss
appliances, granite countertops, teak
floors, 2 car garage $435,000. 813-3994.
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
$94,900.
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
bath. $249,900.
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 &
out. Covered patio,.top quality Ig above-
ground pool. Tons of upgrades!
$239,900.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
www.homefinder.net
LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave: N. Large
luxury townhomes. Block from ocean.
3BR/3.5BA, garage/ yard. $1950/mo, no
condo fees. (904)318-2121.
LOOKING TO MOVE OVER THE
DITCH? FSBO. Immaculate. 4/2/2, 2300sf
in Windsor Chase (Kernan & Beach), built
2003. Hardwood, tile, formal living & din-
ing, eat-in kitchen w/42" maple cabinets,
black appliances, large master bedroom/
bath, inside laundry w/cabinets, sprinker/
security system, community pool/ play-
ground, $319,000. 2434 Misty Water Drive
E. 894-7058. Realtors welcome.
4/2 WITH LOFT POOL HOME
ICW. Completely remodeled, too many ex-
tras to list. $310,000. (904)221-1630.
ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$219,900. Tim 509-9071.
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.
FSBO, SAN Pablo Creek. 3BR/2BA,
1437sf. w/office, screen porch w/view of
preserve. $259,900. (904)859-6981.
QUEEN'S HARBOUR 5BR/3.5BA Estate
w/spectacular ICW views! Screened-in
pool, jacuzzi, hardwood flooring, ornate
crown moulding, plantation shutters, sur-
round sound, fitness room, balcony, and a
fully equipped gourmet kitchen. $1.374M
904-372-9222. Broker.
NEAR GAINESVILLE lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002, $439,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
'247-4333'or.710-3111.
JAX BEACH,'3/2.5, FSBO. Newly.listed
436 9th Ave. So., $459,999, 241-3816.
MARSHFRONT NEPTUNE BEACH,
4BR/2BA, spectacular sunset views. Re-
duced, $539,000, 881-9901, Steve.


JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. 2BR/1BA house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A. Move-in, rent out, tear
down. Lot value $190K OBO. (954)326-
9096.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA on 1/2
acre of land, completely renovated, every-
thing new, quiet cul-de-sac, bike ride to
beach. $277,500. Call (904)626-0663.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass, Bermuda Ct.
2/2, completely renovated, upgrades-
granite, cabinets, stainless, tile, windows,
paint. $294K. 655-5990.
JAX BCH house, 1640 N. 7th St. 2/1, ga-
rage, CH&A, fenced rear yard, patio,
freshly painted, new floors, 7 blocks
ocean. $289K. (954)326-9096 will co-op.
972 SEABREEZE Ave., Jax Beach,
4BR/3.5BA +office. 3790sf., 2 full kitch-
ens, 100'x115' lot. Indoor laundry room
with cabinets and counter space. Down-
stairs kitchen features center food prep is-
land, 2 built-in ovens, electric cooktop,
breakfast bar with professional reefer
cooler. Master bath features spa tub, sep-
arate shower, dual vanities and walk-in
closets. Downstairs family room features
woodburning fireplace, new sod,
landscaping and fenced yard, well water
irrigation. House is well maintained, clean
and ready for move-in. $475,000.
(904)465-2399.
OLD PONTE Vedra, 3/3 on large lot. Quiet
street, old oaks, 1 block to beach access,
1/2 mile to club. $829,000. (904)868-3259.
BELOW APPRAISAL. $350,000. 2 or 3
BR, 2 full BA, extra large lot, in-ground
pool w/jacuzzi, pool house, fireplace, lots
of upgrades, Call Dee, (904)219-1620.
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.
$289,900. 463-0505.
~ 115 8TH AVE N. COMM.
1100sf w/attached 2 car garage 46x71 lot
surrounded by high end residential
$675,000.
3/2/2 CAR FULL BRICK ON 1/2 ACRE
Cul-de-sac 4 miles from beach. Seller mo-
tivated $255,000.
3/2.5/1 CAR WOLFCREEK TOWNHOUSE
End unit built 2006. Better than new w/top
of the line kitchen and hardwood floors,
gated community w/pool and fitness
234,900.
See all of these at
www.killebrewrealty.com or call Kirk Kille-
brew (Broker) at 904-463-1131.

42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.



JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
$249,900. CC paid. 770-429-9331.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $117,900.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
OCEANFRONT 2/2 condo in S. Jax
beach. Furnished, pool, storage, parking.
Consider lease option. $579K. 233-0680.
PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962. .
JARDIN DE MER Condo JaxBch,
1.1/2yrs.,old 3i2. 1500i s roupd Iloor
.indI'' S'lns' ,.Ihru.j ol lol1 .:l srfiehllies
}.235,0C'j0 Owner Realtor Barbara
818-523-2526.
2/1 PVB CONDO w/garagel Upgrades!
Pool, hot tub, gym, gated community.
Walk to restaurants, stores! $205,000.
424-7396
GATED BELLEZA, 2BR/2BA, 1st floor, in-
side unit, best location. FSBO. $245,000
OBO. (727)798-2049.
1/1 CONDO, 1st floor, new porcelain tile
floors and bedroom carpet, all season
glassed-in lanai, fireplace, all appliances,
golf course view, garage, clubhouse, pool,
fitness room. Villas at ML $153,000.
536-6065. *
JAX BEACH- 2/2 condo w/1 car gar.
Ground floor. Split bedrooms. Villas at ML.
$174,900. 1 year HOA dues paid.' Call
(904)655-3491. Owner/ agent.


OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, consider lease op- ATLANTIC BCH Townhouse, 329 Ahern
tion, pool, exercise room, $474,900. Own- St. 2/1.5, CH&A, completely remodeled,
er/Agent, 463-7343. $900/mo, no pets. 228-0408.


OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
$399,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
OCEANFRONT
LANDMARK $799K, 463-2006
2BR 2BA; Belleza condo. Must sell! Own-
er has moved. Flexible terms.
.(702)335-6428.
OCEAN FRONT Completely renovated
1BR, gated w/pool, second story, gor-
geous view, $269K, 307-9107.
NEAR MAYPORT Base, beautifully re-
modeled, wood floors throughout, 2/2,
$145,000. 235-9304.
GROUND FLOOR, 2/2 PVB condo on
golfcourse. Quiet & secluded. Leasing
permit, easy to rent. $214K will consider
lease option. 864-2440.




Just 2 blks from Ocean
3/3.5, 2107 sq ft townhome
Appraised for $650,000
Opening Bid $489,900
Open Sat 04/14 &
Sun 04/15 12-5pm
For More Details 24/7
Call 1-866-732-1233
ID# 3334
www.2114gailave.com
Edgewater Companies, Inc.




MCGUIRE MORTGAGE
Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire
246-9915.


3BR/2BA, VINYL siding, 5 minutes from
beach. Awesome deal. $13,000.
(904)803-5856.
PALM HARBOR homes. Certified Modular
& Mobile Home Specialists. Call for free
color brochure. (800)622-2832.


ATLANTIC BEACH townhome 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $1100/mo. +$1100/dep.
904-571-5517.
JAX BEACH, 4 blocks to ocean, clean,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, ceiling fans, dishwash-
er, NO PETS. $750/mo. +$650/sec. dep.
Immediate occupancy. Ref's and credit
check required w/$25 application fee.
614 4th St. N. 254-7644.
JAX BCH near ocean 1BR unfurnished
apt., lease, references, $750mo, 222 4th
Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., WDHU, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard, pets ok w/deposit.
$1100/mo., includes lawn maintenance,
887 8th Ave. South, (904)608-6678.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $300/dep. 247-1935.
3/2.5 TH in Atl Bch, Selva Lakes Com-
munity. 2 car gar. Comm. pool. $1700/mo.
249-8159.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
PVB NORTH, 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
lake front, screened lanai, fireplace, W/D,
DW, pool, tennis courts, close to JTB.
$975/mo. +$975/deposit. 904-563-1516.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
PONTE VEDRA Bch 3BR split, 2BA, sin-
gle gar. Upgraded including all new apple.
& monthly lawn care. 177 Del Prado.
$1200/mo. 1st & last deposit required.
Non-smoker. Avail May. Call 568-1983.
NEPTUNE BEACH Duplex, quiet
2BR/2BA ocean view, LR, DR, sunroom,
porches, beach side of 1st St. Available
now. $1200/mo +utilities. Deposit and
credit check. No pets. No smoking, 404-
819-7955.


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Secluded Woods, Neptune Beach 2046
Mary E. Brant Loop, 4/2,2300 sq. ft.
New hardwood floors & interior paint,
S 2 car garage, nicely landscaped w/irrigation

Big, Big Marshfront Back Yard

Reduced! $539,000 will co-op
Call Steve 246-9915


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.
(904)993-2222.
COMMERCIAL 50'X125' lot plus 40'x75'
steel building. 929 12th Ave.S. Jax Bch.
$650,000 OBO. 699-3320.
SHOPPING CENTER/ Retail for lease,
Mayport Road, 514-1090.


JAX BCH- 116 13th Ave N., downstairs,
1/2 blk to bch, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D.
$995/mo, +dep. Avail April '07. (904)472-
3699.
FURNISHED 1BR efficiency, free until. sat-
ellite, internet. 1/2 block to beach.
$1000/mo. 318-0044.
NEP BCH, 1 blk to ocean, 2BR/1BA, 1yr.
lease, NO pets, 800sf, includes W/D.
$1000/mo. +$1000/dep. 918A First Street,
between Bay & Pine. 246-8970 or
591-1218 evenings.
3BR/2BA doublewide, lot 158 Admiral's
Walk. Possible rent to own. 2268 Mayport
Rd. $820/mo.' $600/dep.. Call Doug
571-5083.
JAX BEACH. 2/1 Upper. 7 blocks Ocean,
CH&A, WDHU, $850/mo.+ $500/dep. Mili-
tary/ Senior discount. No dogs. 710 2nd
Ave. North. 708-0731.
JAX BCH 1BR/1BA apt., $750/mo.
+$750/dep. 928 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East. of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
JAX BEACH
211 North 8th St., 1BR/1BA apartment. No
dogs. $625/mo. +$350/dep. Broker/ Own-
er. 249-8766.


BEACH FRONT
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury
2BR/2BA, pool, all amenities, $1675/mo.,
1-800-758-7658.
OCEAN-VIEWS.
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
www.BeachesApartments.com
JAX BEACH 1/1 Efficiency, 1 block to
ocean. $700/mo. 315-6558.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR townhouse,
CH&A, WDHU, no pets. $895/mo.
+$400/dep. 246-3130.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
2-3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
W/D, $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-3099
NEPTUNE 2/1 Townhouse, 2 blocks
ocean, new carpet & appliances, 1000sf,
water and garage included, $1300/mo +
$500 dep., senior/ military discount, 300
Bay Street and 920 2nd St. 708-0731.
1ST MONTH FREE
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & A1A,
?BR,2BA $1000 m,. tennis & pdol, nice :
id "'Available March' 20th.. 904-229- '
9118. ....
FOR RENT or sale. PVB 3BR 2.5BA TH.
1800+sf. (904)571-8586.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1 BR/1 BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.
ATLANTIC BCH Townhouse, 2BR/1.5BA,
$750/mo., 1500 block of Jordan (East of
Mayport, off Donner). 642-1003.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
CH&A, no pets, $750/mo. 891-0606.
PONTE VEDRA townhouse, 2BR/2BA,
lakeview, screened porch, fireplace, W/D.
$1100/mo. +$1100/dep. 904-571-5517.


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ATLANTIC BCH Duplex, 2BR/1BA,
$795/mo., 1065 Stocks St. (West of May-
port, off 9th). 642-1003.
2BR TOWNHOUSE, 5 blocks from ocean.
$725/mo. Call John (904)813-9723.
NEPTUNE, LARGE 3BR/1.5BA, walk to
ocean, large deck, CH&A, WDHU.
$1300/mo. 307-2841, 223-5211.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1243 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700/deposit. 280-2728. leave
message.
THE GREENS Way, Jax Bch, 2BR/2BA,
many upgrades, new appliances, scr.
porch, ground floor, w/ garage. Rent un-
furnished $1000, furnished $1325, option
to buy $197,000. (904)471-0262.


Maa L ..BB6


NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA w/fireplace
and pool. 2 car garage. $1800/mo. in-
cludes lawn and pool care. Call Susan
(904)514-7150.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
S. JAX BEACH, 3/2 w/pool, outdoor kitch-
en, tile floors, and 2 car garage. Walk to
beach. Short or long term lease.
$1800/mo. includes pool & lawn care.
(904)868-9684.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/3, upgraded kitchen
and baths, gas fp, excellent schools,
285-4772.
PVB, 2BR/2BA patio home, garage, fencd
yd screened porch, pets ok, avail now
$1150/mo. (843)847-1239.


MIMMGii


4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
OCEAN CAY, 3/2, refrig/ washer/ dryer,
lawn maint., $1950/mo, 477-3183.
PONTE VEDRA. 3BR/2BA, w/great room
& garage. Large fenced backyard, patio.
On cull-de-sac. Newly renovated.
$1350/mo. 343-0161.
JAX BEACH- near ocean, 3BR/1BA.
Lease, references required. 218 4th Ave.
South. $1195/mo. (904)221-4134, 703-
5518
4BR/2BA 4151 Tradewinds Dr.,
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT or
733-3730.
3BR/2BA +BONUS Room. 526 14th Ave.
N., Jax Beach. $1395/mo. 247-1484,
247-8727.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA. No smoking.
Pets? Large fenced yard, 3rd large room
off kitchen could be 3rdBR, office, or den.
$1250/mo., $1250 deposit +lease,
246-3918.
NEPTUNE BEACH- Myrtle St., 1 block to
beach, 2BR/1BA, 1100sf.', Hdwd Floors,
CH&A, W/D, Garage parking, No Pets/
Smokers, $1295/mo. +dep. 655-2718.
PONTE VEDRA, Nice 3/2, great neighbor-
hood, walk to ocean, fenced yard, fire-
place. $1600/mo. 535-9915. Broker/ Own-
er.
PONTE VEDRA- Oceanfront. Cute 1 bed-
room cottage, fully furnished, fireplace.
$1625/mo. 535-9915. Broker/ Owner.
JAX BEACH. Rent to own. Large
3BR/2BA. New roof & paint. Huge master
suite, fended yard, garage. 912 Penman
Rd., 710-8083.
BEACHES 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ce-
ramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room, pa-
tio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$975/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114 or
270-1284.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass,.Bermuda Ct.
2/2, completely renovated, upgrades-
granite, cabinets, stainless, tile, windows,
paint. $1350/mo. lease/ purchase.
655-5990.
PVB, 3/2 immaculate home, garage,
fenced back yard, screened porch, water-
front, quiet neighborhood, $1300/mo,
315-6558.
PONTE VEDRA executive home. 4/4+ of-
fice, 3500sf, extra Ig scr. lanai w/ gas &
cable, extra Ig kitchen, 12ft ceilings. Com-
munity pool & playground, w/ boat dock.
Gated. Best St. Johns Schools. $2800/mo.
(904)568-0484 or 280-3858.
WATERFRONT, ISLE of Palms. Deep wa-
ter, floating dock, 3BR 2BA. Super clean!
Big yard w/ awesome views. No houses in
front or. back. No smoking or pets. 1900sf.
$2200/mo. 993-1979.


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3/2/2 SPRING Brook home in desirable
neighborhood/ community pool and work-
out facility. $1300/mo. Pets OK with pet
deposit. Home is located between Girvin
and Kernan and Atlantic and the Wonder-
wood. Perfect for Mayport commute.
Owner will provide all lawn maintenance.
Contact: Lara Yehl at 248-0332 or
larayehl@yahoo.com

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3/2 atl Bch, 2 story townhouse. Newly ren-
ovated, fenced backyard, $800/mo. sec.
dep., no pets. 285-6125.


3BR/1.5BA, Ponte Vedra, close to Beach
& JTB, $1200/mo., 294-1114.
3BR 2BA 1-story house, 1850sf, w/ 2BR
1BA garage unit, CH/A, WDHU, blinds,
carpet, Ig Florida room, carport, Ig yard,
$2000/mo., $1000/dep. 347 3rd St., Atlan-
tic Bch. 241-2624.
PONTE VEDRA furnished lake front 2/2
short term, utilities included, $1600/mo.
607-3417, 607-7974.
JAX BEACH
37 Sandra Drive (corner 23rd Ave. So.)
3/1.5 house, large fenced yard, lawn serv-
ice included, garage, $1195/mo, $700 se-
curity deposit. Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
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.
ICW PABLO ISLAND, 3/3, 53' dock,
screened porch, $2500/mo., 992-7210.
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
www.61 beach.com
3BR 2BA house, kit., DR, LR, CH/A,
WDHU, hardwood floors/ carpet, 2 car
carport, $1200/mo. $800/dep. No pets.
1651 7th St. S., Jax Bch. 241-2624.
ICW, 6BR/3BA, wood floors, 2600sf..
Avail. 4/14. $1800/mo. Call 247-8988.
PONTE VEDRA BY THE SEA 3BR
(Large Master Suite w/walk-in closet, 2nd
& 3rd BR have large closets), 2BA, Formal
Dining, Study w/built-in desk, shelves and
file cabinets, Family Room w/gas'fire-
place, Laundry Room, Lanai: Approxi-
mately 2000sf. of living space on a corner
lot. $2500/mo. 904-280-5135.
JAX BCH, 3BR/ 2BA, newly remodeled.
Super clean! 4 blocks to beach, fenced
yard, 1500sf. No smoking or pets. 509 7th
Ave. N. $1500/mo. 993-1979.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
WEST BEACHES, lakefront, 3/2, 2400sf,
2/car garage,completely renovated, fire-
place, garden tub, backyard overlooks
beautiful nature preserve, $1950/mo.
962-2017.

NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, 517. Lora St.,
newly remodeled, eat-in kitchen, wood
floors, ceiling fans, inside laundry, utility
shed, well for lawn watering, 2 car carport.
$1250/mo. TDO Mgmnt. 246-1125.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, WDHU, A/C,
fenced, weekly lawn care included. Walk
to schools. Credit check, references. First
month rent +security deposit Available
4/5. $1500/mo. 241-2552. No smokers.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 2000sf, 4/2 updated
home w/ fenced private yard in quiet
neighborhood $1600/ mo. 904-322-7306.


ATLANTIC BEACH
2/2 Townhome, $725/mo.
DEERFIELD LAKES
2/1.5 condo, $695/mo.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex upper unit $1250/mo
CONSTITUTION COVE
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
PONTEVEDRA
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
ICW
CARRINGTON PLACE
4/2, 2 car gar., $1495/mo. Avail 5/1.
BLACKHAWK BLUFF
3/2.5, 2 car gar., $1450/mo.
CROSS CREEK LANDING
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf $1350/mo.
HICKORY MANOR
4/2, 2 car gar., 1900sf, $1275/mo.
ARBOR POINT
3/2, 2 car gar., 1600sf, $1095/mo.
Avail. 4/15.
ASHLEY WOODS
4/2, 2 car gar., $1475/mo. Avail 6/1.
4/3, avail. 4/10,$1450/rmo.
HAWKINS COVE
4/2, $1395/mo.
SUTTON LAKES
3/2, 2 car gar., $1195/mo. avail 4/25.
3/2, 2 car gar., $1200/mo.
WYNNFIELD LAKES
4/2, $1595/mo.
KERNAN FOREST
3/2.5, 1 car gar., $1025/mo.
2/2, $950/mo.
SOUTHSIDE
SUMMER TREE
3/2, 2 car gar., $950/mo.
ARLINGTON
3/2, 2 car gar., 1730sf, $1200/mo.
Avail. 4/15
COLONIAL PARK
4/2.5, 2 car gar., 2289sf, $1500/mo.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, $895/mo. Avail. 5/25.
3/2, $1025/mo. "
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $995/mo.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
Several 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced from $1195/mo & up.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
www.homefinder.net



EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
(electric, cable). Short/Long term.
$1500/mo. 535-3911.
TOWNHOME- 1.5 blocks from beach,
2BR/1.5BA, fireplace, private patio, W/D.
$1350/mo. 2142 2nd St., 760-445-4789.
SUMMER HOUSE, 1BR/1 BA 5 star amen-
ities in PVB. $800/mo. All appliances in-
cluded. Call (904)234-5507.
$1150 INCLUDES utilities! Gorgeous
2BR/1.5BA ICW condo off Kernan be-
tween Beach & Atlantic. Brand new paint
and carpet, huge backyard, garden tub,
tons of closet space and large bedrooms.
W/D included. Call Laura at (904)504-
5577.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA townhome, blocks
from beach in gated Summerhouse com-
munity, Ponte Vedra. IMMACULATE con-
dition. AAA+ amenities. $1200/mo. Call
904-347-9623.
PVB, 2/2, 3rd floor, fireplace, tile floor.
$1150/mo. Call (904)535-6804.
RIVER FRONT gated 3/2, pool, tennis,
deepwater dockage, $1600/mo. 607-3417,
607-7974.
BAYMEADOWS 3/2.5. No pets, non-
smoking. $1250/mo. John (904) 219-1276.


THE PALMS choice upgraded 2BR/ 2BA.
Frplc., vaulted ceilings, scr. porch w/ great
marsh view. Resort amenities. $1050/mo.
285--5592

AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury,
2BR/2BA, pool, sauna, fitness,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
1BR/1BA JAX Beach Condo in The Palms
at Marsh Landing, newly remodeled, W/D,
gated community, pool, gym. $850/mo.
all (904)608-7831 or (904)477-4822.
MARSH LANDING/ The Palms, 2/2
$1150. Ponte Vedra/ Ocean Grove 2/2 w/
garage April Free! $1195, 3/2; $1150,
2/2, $1095. Jax Beach/ Northshore 3/2,
7th floor condo, ocean view, $2800. Real-
ty Executives of Ponte Vedra (904)249-
7676.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, 1st floor, gated, lake view,
resort amenities. (904)273-5195.
PONTE VEDRA Condo! 2BR/2BA (both
masters). Beautiful upgrades. 2nd floor,
on lake. Belleza ,swim/ tennis. (404)218-
1689. $1100/mo. Reduced deposit.
VILLA'S, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh views,
available 5/1, $1250/mo. 359-3102, 534-
5480.


JAX BEACH, 1BR/1BA very nice condo.
Tiled floors, all appliances included,
$875/mo. 249-0894.
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool,
consider lease option. $1850/mo.
463-7343.
PVB NORTH- 2BR/2BA, one.floor, new
carpet, screen porch, fireplace, W/D, dish-
washer, pool, tennis court, near JTB,
$1100/mo., 904-307-9667.
2/1 PVB CONDO w/garage. Upgrades,
balcony, pool, hot tub, walk to TPC
course, restaurants, stores; $1200/mo.
424-7396.
NEW CONDO, South Jax Beach, steps to
ocean. W/D, granite countertops, large
1BR w/office, ground floor. All amenities.
$1350/mo. (904)386-5008.
PONTE VEDRA Bch South/ Vilano Beach.
Ocean Grande Condo- Upscale-, pent-
house w/ great oceanview, 3/3, 2000sqft,
garage, stainless & granite kitchen, frplc.,
scr. lanai w/ gas grill, washer/ dryer, gated
community, Serenata Beach Club availa-
ble. 6mo. minimum unfurn., $1995/mo.
(904)613-7204.


JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
WINDSOR PARK, $1795/mo., 3/2.5 w/loft $1100/mo. 6mo. lease available.
and sunroom, 2500sqft., granite, travertine (904)318-9194.
floors. FP. Call 333-6969.


PONTE VEDRA, Furnished, adorable,
2/2, huge rooms, double garage, Ig. pond,
deck, fireplace, granite, italian stone,
piano, appliances, W/D, lawn care, tange-
lo & grapefruit trees, cable, $1950/mo.
(904)543-1222.

972 SEABREEZE Ave., Jax Beach,
4BR/3.5BA +office. 3790sf., 2 full kitch-
ens, 100'x115' lot. Indoor laundry room
with cabinets and counter space. Down-
stairs kitchen features center food prep is-
land, 2 built-in ovens, electric cooktop,
breakfast bar with professional reefer
cooler. Master bath features spa tub, sep-
arate shower, dual vanities and walk-in
closets. Downstairs family room features
woodburning fireplace, new -, sod,
landscaping and fenced yard, well water
irrigation. House is well maintained, clean
and ready for move-in. $2500/mo..
(904)465-2399.

SELVA LINKSIDE- ATLANTIC BCH
3BR/2BA, great condition, 1654sf, over
looking golf course, low maintenance,
$1400/mo. 904-219-7962
OAK HARBOR, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, utility
room, 2571 Montreal St. Credit check,
$1000/mo.1-888-259-0783.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 w/pool, privacy
fence, pets OK. $1350/mo., 376 Seminole
Rd., 613-6199.
JAX BEACH, Oceanview. Very nice
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, hardwood
floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1500/mo: 891-0606.


ATL BCH/ MAYPORT/ OAK HARBOR
1123 SEBAGO AVE. SO.- ALL NEW,
3BR/2BA, TILE/ CARPET,
SCREEN PORCH, CARPORT,
FENCED YARD, YEAR LEASE,
$1300/mo.
612-8868, 631-3583.


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.
(904)993-0567.


PVB/ OCEAN LINKS 3/2 w/garage,
1600sf, ground floor, end unit, all ameni-
ties, $1350/mo. 273-8923.
165 ARUBA Lane, PV townhome,
3BR/2BA, garage, lake front, W/D, pool,,
tennis $1250/mo. (904)249-6585.
PVB, 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnished. Steps
to Ocean. Garage, $1750/mo. 708-4022.
SUMMERHOUSE PVB, 2BR/2BA,
1032sf, WDHU, 1 year lease + 1 month
security. Cats OK, $895/mo. Call Melissa
(858)243-3003.
PALMS 1/1. Marsh view, fireplace, immac-
ulate. $850/mo, year lease. Pets consid-
ered. Rosemary 568-1523.
NEAR MAYPORT Base, beautifully re-
modeled, wood floors throughout, 2/2,
$975/mo. 235-9304.
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $1100/mo. 241-2054.
FREE BEACH CLUB MEMBERSHIP, 3/3
penthouse. 2035sf. Scr. lanai w/ gas grill,
frplc., eat-in kitchen, tray ceilings,
$1800/mo. w/ FREE water/ sewer,gas, ca-
ble, internet, Security, pest control worth
$550. Must see to believe! (904)568-0484
or 280-3858.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL. Fully Furnished
luxury condo, 2BR/2BA, ground floor, fac-
ing pond, gated, 9A/ Gate Parkwy, mi-
nutes to the beach. The Reserve @
Pointe Meadows. Perfect for corporate or
"Mayo" rental $1700/mo. 1-800-959-4166
ext. 2, (203)733-0147.


JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
$1295/mo. Avail. now. 770-429-9331.
VILLAS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA,
marsh view 2nd floor, garage, $900/mo.
Lease/ purchase option, 536-7733.
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.
(904)463-1036.
AVAILABLE NOW!
Brand New Condos East of Al A
1/1 from $1200.mo. 2/2 from $1400/mo.
3/2 from $1600/mo. All w/great amenities.
Call Kathryn at (904)509-1039.
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-r
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
0895.
2BR 2.5BA townhome, remodeled 2005,
pond view, $895/mo. Corner unit.
610-3394.
THE PALMS AT MARSH LANDING
1BR/1BA, new carpet, washer/ dryer, 1st
floor. Garage optional. $850/mo. Call Kelly
Lawhon (904)545-1449. Ed Lawhon, Inc.
REALTORS (904)306-9082.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$950/mo. Avail 5/1. (904)662-7362.
PVB/ BELLEZA, 1BR/1BA condo w/up-
grades, beautiful view, excellent ameni-
ties. $850/mo. (904)708-3809.



OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
ATLANTIC BCH, 1/2 block to ocean, fur-
nished 3BR/ 2BA ground floor, pool.
608-4325.


PVB- $600/MO, must love dogs.
866-8425.
ROOMMATE. KERNAN/ ATLANTIC. Nice
3BR/2BA house, washer/dryer. $450/mo.
includes utilities/cable. 568-2157.
PONTE VEDRA, non-smoking, greaf
place. $650/mo. +deposit, includes utilit-
ies. 704-0598.
SENIOR LADY has apartment to share at
Beach Blvd. & 9A, $450/mo. +half utilities;
2BR/2BA, W/D. Call 683-5502.
N. ATLANTIC Beach/ Spectacular Ocean-
front, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500sf
luxurious tri-level home. Furnished,
3decks, private garden & entries, private
prkg. Huge pool, wooded & secluded :
$1050/mo incl. private Id. tel., util., plati-
num-cable, wireless HS networking. 12
mos lease. Will consider short term @incr.
rent. Avail. now, 716-4232.
ATLANTIC BEACH, nice & quiet, walk to
beach, shops & restaurants. $475/mo.
+utilities or part-time roommate for portion
of rent. 241-4557.


NEPTUNE Beach home. Kitchen privileg-
es, W/D. $650/mo. includes utilities.
(904)699-7757.
FURNISHED ROOM for rent in townhouse
in gated comm with prof female. Non
smoker. $550/mo incl bills. (904)294-7210
/NICE, CLEAN 3BR/2BA. $400/mo. +utilit-
ies Call if interested. 334-6266.
MAYPORT, off Assisi, furnished, $120/wk,:
deposit, references. 372-4265.



FULLY EQUIPPED OFFICE- Phone sys-
tem, desk, chairs, conference table.
Ready to move in!. Jonathan 866-6937.
TWO OFFICE suites for rent in Atlantic'
Beach, 1100sf., 1600sf., directly across
from new Walmart on Atlantic Blvd. in
Neptune Beach. Call 247-6565 for appt. :
IEXEC- INTERNET Executive Offices.
New in Neptune Beach- furnished or un-
furnished offices with phone, internet,
printer access, mail, voice mail. Contact'
Jim 249-4292.



RENT REDUCED!
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & intra-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
(770)929-1721, (678)525-0854.


FREE CATS and Kittens'to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
ADORABLE CAT/ older kittens, rescued
and available for adoption. 891-0041.


BEAUTIFUL KITTENS, $20 each to good
home, (904)803-6562.
CAIRN PUPPIES $350 386-963-1335,
904-262-4706:
TWO BEAUTIFUL, Breedable, Cockatiels
w/27"x19" cage $150. Need family that will
show them love and attention. Call
710-0112.


FOUND FEMALE Pitbull mix, Jax Beach.
Please call 246-7357 or 568-7289 to iden-
tify.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.



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season of Jacksonville Summer Music
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from 5-9pm. Please call 904-252-1077 or
email chanceyproductions@hotmail.com
to schedule an appointment.
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Unfurnished Homes Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home w/ Unfurnished Condos
SAzalea Point PV 5BR/3BA, two story home open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new carpet, Summer House PV 1BR/1BA, two story end
w/sunroom, great water views, club pool, tennis. fenced backyard. $1400/mo. unit, recently renovated, fireplace, amenities.
$2800/mo. The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse w/ $875/mo.
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled porch, lots Palms at Marsh Landing JB
covered lanai, lake views, private corer lot, 2 of upgrades. $1250/mo. Screened porch, tile floors, amenities. o
car garage. $2200/mo. Intracoastal West 1BR/IBA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo..
S430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two story Bishop's Court Hodges 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood floors, 2 JBR/1BA, ground floor, large end unit, ceilings. $1050/mo.
car garge. $2 /mo. /water views, all appliances, amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhomes w/ Overlook Southside 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
garage, wood floors, balconies. $1900/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 3rd,floor
2212. Ocean Drive JB 3BR3BA, 3 storyupgrades, porch, amenities. $975/mo. w/cathedral ceilings, screened porch, great
Townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest- Southside 2BR/2BA, ground floor amenities. $975/mo.
views. $1795/mo. w/attached garage, screened porch, private views. The Colony- PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east of
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SFiddlersMarsh -PV 3BR. .,, hornet on lake .95o .. .., A1A, garage,, tile floors, new carpet.and paint .
w/screenedporchea3t ofAl aule 1dtl ,.Prn 1eadoe Plae- Gate Pkl $1100/(.n, :: -'- ..--
2 car garage. $1750/mo. 3BR/2BA Ner, ei It.p lo:or condos, porch; il as a Marsh Landg -
S132 Ilth Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. Villas at Marsh Landig JB
Story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. $1100/mo- Screened porch, amenities.
$1650 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
$1650/mo." Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end unit 2R/2BA 1stfloorw/gara. $11
Solano Cay PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story home townhouse, screened porch, attached garage, club 3BR/2BA, 1st floor, end unit, $1175/mo.
w/2 car garage, comm. pool, 1710sqft, screened pool. $1200/mo. Furnished Condo
Sporch. $1600/mo. 11
SSandy Oaks PV 3BR/2 BA, home w/wood Sutton Lakes Kernan 3BR/2BA newer home Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd,floor
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral w/comm. pool, garage, tile floors, vaulted luxury condo, garage, tile floors, elevators,
Ceilings. $1600/mo. ceilings. $1300/mo. screened porch. $3200/mo.
Oakbreeze Cove JB 3BR/2BA, home Danforth Hodges 4BR/2BA, open floor plan, M
w/screened porch on lagoon, spacious floor private backyard, 2 car garage, 2374 sqft, wood RE/MAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
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screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, 2 car newer two story home, screened porch and (904) 285-5640
Garage. $1495/mo. balcony, 3353 sqft, fenced yard. $2650/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com

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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


April 4, 2007


ARTHUR WAYNE Mathews, Optician, is
pleased to announce the sale of Beach
Optical Co. to James Wilson, Optician.
Eyeglass records remain on the premises
at 21 S. 12th Street, Jacksonville Beach,
Florida.



FREE ROOM in exchange for light house-
keeping and caregiver for mother,
610-9047.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com



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



PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that the Code En-
forcement Board of the City of Neptune
Beach, Florida, will conduct a regular
monthly Public Hearing on Wednesday,
April 11, 2007 at 7:00 p.m, in the City
Hall Council Chambers at 116 First Street,
Neptune Beach, Florida. The following
cases are on the agenda:
Occupational License CEB 07-08T,
1216 Trailwood Drive
Zoning CEB 07-27Z, 307-309 Hopkins
Street
Noise CEB 07-29N, 225 North Street
Ordinance Violation CEB 07-300, 240
Third Street
If a person decides to appeal any decision
:made by the Board with respect to any-
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, he will need a record of the pro-
ceedings and for such purpose he may
-need to ensure that a verbatim record of
-he proceedings is made, which record in-
c ludes 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
Sday of the meeting:
-Code Enforcement Board
-BL 4/4/07


NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF Emergency
Medical Services
IN RE: The.license to practice Emergency,
Medical Services of
Harold Riley
4414 Trenton Drive South
Jacksonville, FL 32209
-CASE NO.: 200612253
LICENSE NO.: 58170 (EMT)
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Reginald Dixon, Assistant Attorney Gener-
al, Office of the Attorney General, PL01,
The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
1050, (850)414-3300.
It no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by May 2, 2007, the
.matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Emergency Medical Services in
an.informal .proceeding;.,.
In accordance with the Americans min
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
'ceeding should contact the individual or
a agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)414-4706, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18/07

STATE OF FLORIDA,
CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS
& TRAINING COMMISSION,
Petitioner
vs.
JACK T. WATSON, Case #22335
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JACK T. WATSON
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administra-
tive Complaint has been filed against you
seeking to revoke your LAW ENFORCE-
MENT Certificate in accordance with Sec-
tion 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promul-
gated thereunder.
You are required to serve a written copy of
your intent to request a hearing pursuant
Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal
Justice Professionalism Program, Florida
Department of Law Enforcement, P. O.
Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-
1489, on or before May 19, 2007. Failure
to do so will result in a default being en-
tered against you to Revoke said certifica-
tion pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and
Rule 11B-27, F.A.C.
Dated: March 19, 2007
DIRECTOR STACY L. DICKSON, JR.
CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMIS-
SION
By: /s/Patrick Murphy, Division Represen-
tative

BL 3/21 3/28, 4/4, 4/11.

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE
BEACH


"AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDI-
-NANCE NO. 7474, AS AMENDED,
-ADOPTING THE COMPREHENSIVE
'PLAN ELEMENTS FOR THE CITY OF
:JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLORIDA, BY
-REVISING THE TEXT OF THE PUBLIC
FACILITIES POTABLE WATER SUB-
ELEMENT; ESTABLISHING SEVERABIL-
-ITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
-DATE."
April 16, 2006 -7:00 P.M.
:City of Jacksonville Beach
.-Council Chamber
* -11 North 3rd Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
COPIES OF THE PROPOSED ORDI-
"NANCES ARE ON FILE FOR PUBLIC
EXAMINATION IN THE OFFICE OF THE
-CITY CLERK OF JACKSONVILLE
BEACH. INTERESTED PARTIES MAY
-APPEAR AT THE MEETING AND BE
-HEARD.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
.made by the City Council with respect to
-any matter considered at any meeting or
hearing, such person may need a record
-of the proceedings, and, for such purpose,
-such person may need to ensure a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
:based.
/s/Heidi Reagan
:CITY CLERK
.BL 4/4/07


AUCTION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
"Self Storage Facility Act", Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; the personal property con-
sisting of clothing, personal items and
household goods of:
Judyann W. Evelyn, Atlantic Beach,
A039a, 10x 5, misc. boxes, furniture.
Charles Valentine, Jacksonville Beach,
B282, 10x10, furniture, misc. boxes, cloth-
ing, electronics.
Timothy Barker, Jacksonville, D423,
10x20, furniture, tools, misc. boxes.
Angel Quails, Atlantic Beach, D469, 5x5,
misc. boxes, clothing
Drew Miller, Atlantic Beach, A124, 10x20,
clothing.
Drew Miller, Atlantic Beach, D443, 5x10,
misc. boxes.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2007, to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
fees. Disposition will take place at: Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids to
compensate for all costs.
BL4/4, 4/11/07
STATE OF FLORIDA,
CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS
& TRAINING COMMISSION,
Petitioner
vs.
JON J. MARVEL, Case #22025
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JON J. MARVEL
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administra-
tive Complaint has been filed against you
seeking to revoke your LAW ENFORCE-
MENT Certificate in accordance with Sec-
tion 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promul-
gated thereunder.
You are required to serve a written copy of
your intent to request a hearing pursuant
to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael
Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal
Justice Professionalism Program, Florida
Department of Law Enforcement, P. O.
Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-
1489, on or before May 19, 2007. Failure
to do so will result in a default being en-
tered against you to Revoke said certifica-
tion pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and
Rule 11B-27, F.A.C.
Dated: March 19, 2007
DIRECTOR STACY L. DICKSON, JR.
CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMIS-
SION
By: /s/ Doug Culbertson, Division Repre-
sentative. '
BL 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11

NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF MASSAGE
THERAPY
IN RE: The license to practice massage
therapy of
Kim Mal Suk, Owner of
S & D Therapy, Inc
7035-2 Phillips Highway
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
CASE NO.: 2005-53745
LICENSE NO.: MA 14848
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
S.J. DiConcilio, Assistant General Coun-
sel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald
Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contacthas,.been Jad, bou, cor-
,cernir)g.the above by. May 2, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Massage Therapy in an Informal
proceeding.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, person's needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/28, 4/4, 4/11,4/18/07

NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF NURSING
IN RE: The license to practice nursing of
Barbara Moore, R.N.
1203 West 31 Strdet
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
CASE NO.: 2006-04012
LICENSE NO.: RN 2007922
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Heidi M. Maynard, Assistant General
Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052
Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by May 2, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative.Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Nursing-in an informal proceed-
ing.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/28, 4/4, 4/11,4/18/07 ,
NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF NURSING


Lonnie Holley, L.P.N.
8077 Stargrass Ct.
Jacksonville, Florida 32210
CASE NO.: 2006-16065
LICENSE NO.:PN 1174291
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Robeit Fricke, Assistant General Counsel,
Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cy-
press Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee Florida
32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by April 25, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Nursing in an informal proceed-
ing.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11/07



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CUSTOMER ASSISTANTS, needed for
health oriented retail setting $8.50/hr to
start + bonuses. 242-0800.

NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7pm to 7am and 7am to
7pm, at a Premier Retirement Commun-
ity Health Center. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
(904)246-9447; email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
DRIVER
Part time Driver (evenings) at our premier
retirement community. Must have ability to
help set-up and/ or break-down for special
events. Must have flexible schedule and
have a C CDL Passenger Endorsement
License. Come join a great team! Excel-
lent benefits. Applications at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to jobs@fleetlanding.com. Web-
site: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug Free
Workplace.
GOLF PRO SHOP ATTENDANT: Beach
Private Club. P/T, experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP Call 246-3144 or
email accounting@selvamarina.com

SERVERS
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: jobs@fleetlanding.com
Website: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
(PART TIME)
City of Atlantic Beach. PT- work hours
vary (substitute on a s needed basis. Mini-
mum starting pay $16.75/hr. Florida Class
"C" Wastewater Operator License re-
quired. Additional wastewater or Water Li-
censes qualify for additional pay. Requires
a valid driver license w rn a saililacior,'
driving, record AppiiFCai,,l.ri, acceplea urni
.1 11 6" -,i io rr( nrIiin i- P .41 Beacn
'KL 3.2-3 or visit www.coab.us or call
(904)247-5820. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
SMALL YARD service needs very de-
pendable person to edge, weed whack,
and blow. M-W, then more hours in mid
May if you want, 247-3856.
NOW HIRING all positions F/T & P/T for
our Baymeadows and Philips Hwy loca-
tion. Apply in person at any Al's Pizza. or
fax resume to 904-241-3108.
MAC EDUCATION (K-12) Software Sales/
Marketing P/T-Temp. If you have experi-
ence with sales and/ or marketing of edu-
cation software to teachers and/ or
schools we may have a short term project
for you. Success could lead to a longer
term project or projects. Please submit a
resume describing your.experience and
references. Fax (904)249-4313 or email:
jim@tropic4.com
CUSTOMER SERVICE Associate needed
for a beach boutique. 12-15 hours per
week, some Saturday's required. Please
fax resume with salary requirements and
availability to 904-220-3688.
PART-TIME/ FULL-TIME Front Office
Staff. Responsibilities will include answer-
ing phones, scheduling appointments and
marketing. Written and verbal communica-
tion skills and computer knowledge'are re-
quired. Please fax resume and references
to (904)246-3778. No phone calls please.
BEACH OFFICE looking for detail orient-
ed, customer friendly, administrative per-
son. Salary and benefits commensurate
with experience. Excellent long-term op-
portunities. Fax resume to: 241-5557.



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SPEECH, PHYSICAL, Occupational
Therapist needed in AB. Will discuss pay-
ment arid patient needs. 904-887-9595.
HONEST, HARD working Housekeeper/
Moms Assistant- Flexible hrs. 15-20 hours
per week. All aspects of maintaining a
home. Organization a must. Some duties
include cleaning/ laundry/ organizing. Pay
negotiable. Experience preferred, referfen-
ces & background check a must.
(904)887-3394.
DRIVER
Part time Driver (weekends only) at our
premier retirement community. Must have
ability to help set-up and/ or break-down
for special events. Must have flexible
schedule and have a C CDL Passenger
Endorsement License. Come join a great
team! Excellent benefits. Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
904-246-9447; email to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com. Website: fleetlanding.coin. EOE/
Drug Free Workplace.
SPANISH TEACHER, '07-'08 at Discov-
ery Montessori School 20/hrs/wk. Seek
experienced, energetic & organized per-
son w/ degree. Send cover letter &
resume to clane@dmsonline.org or call
247-4577.

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



HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
HELP WANTED
for local house cleaning business. Must
have own transportation, pass background
check and be avail. M-F, btwn 8-5:30pm.
891-0711.
ASSISTANT DINING ROOM
MANAGER
Main dining room. Experience required.
Full-time, flexible schedule. Must be avail-
able nights, weekends, holidays. Great
benefits. Applications available at Fleet
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/Drug-free workplace.
ASSISTANT TEACHER
NAEYC accredited, Palms Preschool,
ages 2-5 seeking nurturing individual to
join our staff. Exp. preferred but will train.
Palms promotes a quality environment
that consistently strives for excellence.
Good benefit package includes 403b, in-
surance and tuition reimbursement. Posi-
tion is 40 hrs per week, M-F, 9am-6pm,
EOE. 247-0983.
DRIVER- BYNUM Transport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida Local & Na-
tional OTR positions. Food grade tanker,
no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay & new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
ence.
PAINTERS WANTED: Must have basic
hand tools and transportation. DFWP.
Scott Painting, Inc.. (904)710-6732.
MEDICARE BILLING
ASSISTANT
Full Time. Monday-Friday inn the medic,!
billing office of a premier retirement com-
munity health center. General clerical du-
ties with computer experience and Excel
spreadsheet skills required. Experience
with outpatient therapy billing a plus. Ex-
cellent work environment and benefits.
Applications at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447; e-mail to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/Drug-free
workplace.
NEW TO Real Estate? Full time licensed
assistant needed. Great opportunity to get
your business started with an awesome
company! Call Lori Lareau, 904-868-7224
Vanguard GMAC Realty.
TOP SALES Reps needed for fast grow-
ing company. Aggressive commission
plan for top Sales Reps, flexible hours, ad-
vancement opportunity, no weekends. Call
Monday -Friday (904)881-2898.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line cooks, utility/ prep needed for high
volume intracoastal waterway Restaurant,
good pay working w/great staff, as seen in
February issue of Southem Living Maga-
zine. 285-0139.
WARM & FRIENDLY Beaches medical of-
fice seeks receptionist/secretary. Fax re-
sume to 247-4926.
BRUCCI'S PIZZA in Ponte Vedra hiring
Delivery Drivers 'and Waitstaff. Call
280-7677 or apply in person.'
TIRE & OIL TECH Wanted. Monday-Fri-
day. Call Bob, 241-5311. .
SANDWICH MAKER/ grill cook needed
FTor PT. Apply in person after 3pm,. Hot
Dog Hut, 1439 3rd St. S., Jax Bch.
RECEPTIONIST, ANSWER phones, little
office work. F/T, or P/T. Fax resume to
247-3920.


HAIR STYLIST/ barber. Busy salon on CR
210 needs full/ part time stylist. Great pay,
flexible hours, friendly staff, established
clientele. Call Carol, 280-4212, 631-7614.
MONTESSORI 3-6 LEAD TEACHER for
'07-'08 at Discovery Montessori, an estab-
lished beaches school w/ fully equipped
classrooms, competitive salary and bene-
fits. Candidate must be Montessori-certi-
fied w/ degree, experienced, warm & pos-
sess excellent classroom management
skills. Send cover letter & resume to
clane@dmsonline.org or call 247-4577.
SMALL, GROWING Jax Beach commer-
cial insurance agency needs experienced
CSR. Great compensation package and
work environment. Fax resume to:
241-5557.
RAGTIME TAVERN now accepting appli-
cations for all positions. Apply in person,
207 Atlantic Blvd. Atlantic Beach.
HUGE PAY for Florida regional drivers!
Home every weekend! Home during the
week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no touch
Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile, home-
time, money & more. Heartland Express
(800)441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.
com.
DRIVERS & O/Os- CDL- A: Top pay, Ex-
cellent Hometime & Benefitsl Must have
2yrs. Recent car hauling exp! Centurion
Auto Transport, 800-889-8139.
F/T WAREHOUSE Position avail. Fast
paced environment located in Atl. Bch.
Job duties include: shipping & receiving,
lawn maintenance, light office work. Com-
puter skills a must. Please fax resume to
904-246-1141

NURSE (LPN)
Full time 3pm to 11pm, 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
(904)246-9447; email:
jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
Workplace.
DRIVERS -CAR hauling career. Great
home time! Exceptional Pay & Benefits!
Paid Training! Min. 1 yr. Class-A CDL exp.
req. The Waggoners Trucking (912)571-
9668 or (866)413-3074.
GOLF COURSE Maintenance full-time.
Queens Harbor, good pay, good benefits.
Dan 221-5259.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE- small office
located in Jax Bch, FfT w/benefits. Must
have experience. $10.50/hr. Please email
deann.coursey@employmentguide.com
or fax 904-339-9005.


SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR: Beach
Private Club. Day Camp, May 29-August
10 (Tue-Fri). Must be high energy, organ-
ized, and love to work with children. Pay
neg. with experience. DFWP. Call
246-3144 or email
accounting @selvamarina.com
CARPENTERS- EXP Interior Trim. Must
have tools & transportation. Call Kevin
904-339-4276.
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work FT/PT flexible shifts. Will
train. Great pay. Call today 270-2357.
NOW HIRING fine dining Wait Staff, Saute
Cook, experienced Dishwasher, Bussers
in PVB/ Intracoastal. The Bridge 377 S.
Roscoe Blvd. 285-1154
NOW HIRING experienced servers, bar,
host/ hostess and bus. Meza Luna, Nep-
tune Beach. Fax 247-0496.
ASSISTANT MANAGER TRAINEE
Three people needed to assist Manager.
Duties include-recruiting, training and mar-
keting of new products. Willing to train.
Earnings opportunity to start $500 to $700
per week. Call; 821-1351. EOE
CASHIERS AND Merchandise Manager
needed. FT/ PT. Apply in person at Stein-
mart, Beaches Location.
CNA'S
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
vww nln&onlr ne cirn applI~ n p'er' o n
I.roiir.F icra. Hir-1 S.-r_ _a 7s 1 ,0 'rT.I SI.
N, Jax Bcr 241-16l56
DRIVER CLASS-A CDL Drivers. Now Hir-
ing OTR & local drivers- New equipment;
'Great benefits; Premium pay package.
Call Oakley Transport, (877)882-6537.
DRIVERS-ACT NOWI *Miles Benefits Bo-
nus* 36-43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease New
Trucks Only 3 mos OTR (800)635-8669.
FT/PT LICENSED Stylists, busy salon,
great tips. Call Claire at Great Clips
543-0404 or Amy (478)387-8595.


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EXPERIENCED LINE Cook & Utility per-
son for breakfast and lunch. Apply within
@ Ellen's Kitchen 1824 South 3rd St.
246-1572.
A/R A/P / CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Growing company using Peachtree needs
Customer focused individuals with exper-
erience in Word and Excel; ability to multi
task and excellent verbal & written skills
are a must. M-F, 8am-5pm. Email resume
to barryg@hurricanearmor.net or fax to
928-0462.

The Beaches School
has the following openings:
Full-Time
Pre-Kindergarten teacher must
have CDA certification,
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Part-Time
Teacher Assistants Needed

f The Beaches
School

phone 249-0905 fax 249-5241
2049 Florida Blvd.
Fax or email resume to Scott
Email: admin@thebeachesschool.com







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EXECUTIVE CHEF
FT to run 2 main kitchens plus 1
beach property. Email resume to:
cporter@theplantationpv.com
for further details.
LINECOOK
FT or PT avail. Pay
commensurates with experience.
SERVERS
Needed for Clubhouse
Dining Room.
LIFEGUARDS
Positions start in May.
Hours between 8am-6pm.
Hours may vary.
Must be certified.
We offer excellent salary, and
benefits including paid Vacation
ind1 Holida. Health and Dental
SInsurance, 401K.
Drug Free Workplace, EOE
Apply in person.
to fill out an application.
Interviews will be set up at a later date.
Human Resources
101 Plantation Dr.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
(904) 543-2994


We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
opportunities for advancement and
a caring management staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Website: www.sawgrassmarriott.com
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070
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Dining Room & Banquet Servers Cooks (all levels) Bartenders

PortersAWare Washers Course Advisors Golf Shop Sales

Golf Car Attendants Golf Course Equipment Operators


Year Round TPC Volunteer Guides & Ambassadors


Temporary Golf Shop and Food & Beverage positions

Available (May2 May 14) during THE PLAYERS


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14. 2007 from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM. Location- PGA TOUR Golf Couise PropCities. 13000
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'CAN YOU dig it?" Heavy Equipment
School. 3wk training program. Bavkhoes,
bulldozers, trackhoes. Local job place-
ment. Start digging dirt now. Call
(866)362-6497 or (888)707-6886.
SERVERS
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@fleetlanding.com Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.
KUHN FLOWERS of PVB is currently ac-
cepting applications for F/T Sales person-
nel at PVB location. Must have excellent
communication skills, good spelling abili-
ties, and be highly motivated. We offer
competitive salary, paid vacation, medical
& dental insurance. We are a drug free
workplace. Apply in person at 832-10 A1A
N. (Tournament Plaza) Ponte Vedra Bch.
No phone calls please..
EXPERIENCED TELEMARKETERS
wanted for debt settlement company.
Credit card & collections knowledge pre-
ferred. Immediate openings. Call 904-737-
4020 or fax resume to 731-9759.
TRANQUIL SPACE at Jax Beach availa-
ble for nail person to come join my salon.'
Call 270-0997.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area. Call
285-5644.
LAWN MAINTENANCE Foreman &
Helpers. Apply 7am, TNT Landscape.
1074 10th Ave. S., Jax Beach. 247-4477.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
HAIR STYLIST- Immediate openings in
our busy salons for Leadership and Li-
censed Stylists. Guaranteed hourly/com-
mission and benefits. Fun work environ-
ment and excellent free advanced Redkin
training. Call Trish at (904)236-6323.
EOE.
CARPENTERS & Helpers. Beaches area.
Transportation & phone a must. 535-7356.
PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Teacher Assistant, CDA a plus. Call
285-2965.
r* *
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
LIFESTYLE PLANNER needed for up-
scale apartment community in PVB. Leas-
ing experience a plus. Great customer
service, well organized, self starter a
must. Some weekends & evenings re-
quired. Email resume to
g.duffer@avistele.com.
A1SI SE PUEDE! Drive for the Best! 36-
43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease New Trucks
CDL-A + 3 mos OTR Call Lucy: (800)635-
8669 x 335.
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 renee@mediakids.com

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
LAUNDRY AIDE
Full-Time, evenings t a premier retire-
ment community. Flexible schedule. Ex-
cellent benefits and great work environ-
ment. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to' 904-246-9447; email tq;
jobs'a@leeltanding.com EOE, DLdit.ree
Workplace
KENNEL ATTENDANT, no exp. nec.; As-
sistant, experience preferred. Must be en-
ergetic, personable & hard working. Apply
in person, 1210 N. 3rd St., Jax Bch.
DRIVERS-ACT NOWI *Miles Benefits Bo-
nus* 36-43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease New
Trucks Only 3 mos OTR (800)635-8669.


VENDING ROUTES Professional! All
Brands. All Sizes! Drinks & Snacks.
Healthy & Energy. Great Equipment.
Great Support! Financed w/$6,500 Down!
(877)843-8726,' Local B02002-037

NOTICE TO READERS
WARNING: WHILE this newspaper does
not knowingly accept business opportunity
ads which require you to pay a fee to get
information or that refer you to 976-or 900-
phone numbers whjch will result in sub-
stantial charges to your phone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
of offerings in this classification. If any ad-
vertiser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn the na-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.


NANNY AVAILABLE, experience and ref-
erences. Call Helen at 465-6591.


HUNTER GREEN leather sofa and love
seat; excellent condition, $900, 285-
7538.
MATCHING BURGUNDY leather rocker/
recliners w/studded trim. excellent condi-
tion $400 for both. Cream, leather couch,
nice lines $150. 24" Toshiba flat screen
TV/DVD/CR combo $150. 20" flat screen
TV $75. Cindy. 477-4784.
PORTABLE GENERATOR, 17500kw
Generac Gardian 60 amp pw, manual
transfer switch; still in box never used, will
power your house. Bought 6/22/06 for
$2673; sell for $1500, 708-7064.
FULL SIZE Auto Score Air Hockey Table
$250. Entertainment Center w/storage
$300. 6 drawer Dresser $175. 318-5536.
SOFA/ BED and Love Seat $300. Dining
Table wi6 chairs. Southwest style $300.
249-7754.


SUNSHINE BABYSITTING 1960S SILVERTONE GUITAR, two pick-
Sitters on call 24 hours. Call Cheryl ups, in d condition, asking $400,
(321)228-5849, sunshinebabysitting.com. ups, in good cBOondition, asking $400,514-0681.
_________________________ OBO 514-0681.


STAY AT home mom willing to watch your
kids 24hours a day 7 days a week. Rates
varyl 755-2550.
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or FIT.
260-4915.


IF YOU are looking for. a dependable,
strong administrative, organizational, com-
puter and interpersonal skilled, mature
person, I am looking for a part time em-
ployment opportunity in the beaches area.
Please call Cheryl at 220-4139.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
SITTER/COMPANION. I'LL stay nights
with ill or elderly in their home. Local refer-
ences. 246-1206 ask for Alice.
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 @
(904)566-3926.



GEORGEOUS TABLE w/six chairs all
wood carved, $500 220-3618
GREAT LOOKING Longboard, 9'6" cus-
tom, Star Surfboard, used only twice.
$450. 333-4641
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around! Deliv-
ery Available.. (352)498-0778 Toll free
(888)393-0335 code 24. www.GulfCoast
upply.com.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
DINETTE SET- 48" round w/glass top, 4
chairs, excellent condition, $275,
613-6177.
KENMORE WHITE oven, $100; Kenmore
white dishwasher, $75; natural wooden
kitchen table w/6 chairs, $125; Key Mango
child's beach bike (like new), $75; small
computer table, $25, 509-4021.
SOLID PINE entertainment center, nice
piece, paid $800, $200 OBO. Floor buffer/
polisher SSS model 505292 18" 450rpm,
$125; man-made antique white marble
bathroom sinks, 49 5/8"x22" w/ back-
splash $40 & 74 7/8"x 22" w/ backsplash
$50. Cream colored bidet, $40, 270-8758
leave message. Jax Bch.
DEMOLITION SALE!
ALL -NEVER used or very clean! Three
American Standard white cadet style toi-
jle al.Wgattd(.pv,(Il.rNeverift fipIqM e,
WhbtesHotpiqinFStfveAtop :$55bC-tacram,
range hood $35. Two 4"'Stainless steel
double sinks w/faucets $55ea. Two cream
metal cabinets 35"x35" 1DR, 3-drawers,
35"x42" 1DR, 3-drawers $45ea.. One
black ,metal; 5-shelf bookcase 7'x35" $55.
Two white 19" bathroom sinks w/faucets
$35. Yards of white wire closet shelving
500/ft. (new). Call 270-1368.
MEMBERSHIP TO The Lodge & Club.
$9,000. Savings of $585. Call Vickye Win-
ters 904-285-9757.
SURROUND SOUND components, state
of art. Never opened. $3000 retail, will sell
$500 OB0, 716-4232.


AUCTION 160 +/ acres divided. Prime
farmland, homesites, ponds, great for cat-
tle. Worth County, GA., Saturday, April 14
@ 10am. (800)323-8388 www.rowellauc-
tions.com.
AUCTION HIGHLANDS County Multi-
Property 10am, Sat, April 14. 40 Residen-
tial Lots, Single & Multi-Family. 2 Industrial
Sites. Auction held at: Inn on the Lakes
Hotel 3100 Golfview Rd, Sebring, FL
(800)257-4161 Higgenbotham.com Hig-
genbotham Auctioneers ME Higgenbo-
tham, CAI, AU305/AB158.
AUCTION SATURDAY April 14th 10:00
AM 512 Acres Worth County, Georgia
815Flint River Frontage Visit www.jdurha-
mauctions.com Call (800)342-2666 for
more information. J. Durham and Associ-
ates, Inc. GAL 1120.
THREE UPCOMING Florida IRS auction
sales! Merritt Island home, Palm Coast
home site, and Orlando-area lot with parti-
ally-built luxury home. April 10-12, 2007.
Visit www.irssales.gov or call (850)445-
4625 for info.


PADGETT'S 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.,


HONEST DEPENDABLE, individual serv-
ice. Excellent references. Reasonable
rates, 12 years experience, Sara, 620-
8707.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
Low $4 per window, free estimates,
525-7419.
I CLEAN houses! References & insured.
Call Claudia 534-9188, 821-2110.
CLEANING BY Christopher, catering to
the beaches area, (904)725-2738.
PROFESSIONAL CLEANING, dependa-
ble. Reasonable rates, free estimates.
Call Roxanne (904)477-5398.
MAID IN A MINUTE
Tough on dirt, easy on your checkbook
434-6176.
bFEAC''HEr't LE IIfiG P-sidential, 'C"omri-
rMcxi:ial: Mc:.'in I..l.:'..cui and ConstrUC -
tion Cleaning. Weekly, Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free
estimate. 718-5471.
TOP NOTCH office cleaning, Beaches
area. Licensed & Insured, 868-4088.


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


INCOME TAX preparation and consulting.
All forms & schedules. Former IRS em-
ployee. 246-2552


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



SPRING SALE: Dayna's & Laurette's.
Outfit your complete "Beaches Lifestyle" at
a fraction of chain store prices. Fresh and
stylish armoires, benches, dressers, and
dining to mirrors, lighting, wicker, and gar-
den accents. Beach Blvd. & 11th St. No.
(next to Subway), 249-1771

SAT., 8AM TIL. Furniture, sofa bed, tools,
and etc., 487 15th Ave. So.



SAT. ONLY, 8a-?, 705 Davis St. House-
hold items. No early birds!
FRI. ONLY, 8am, furniture, misc., lots of
good things, 449 Margaret St.
BIKES, INDOOR/ Outdoor furniture, misc.
Everything must go! 514 2nd St., Satur-
day, 8am. No early birds please.



COLLECTION OF Antiques, furniture,
from A-Z. Friday, 4/6, Saturday, 4/7, 8am-
1pm, 594 Plaza.



MOVING SALE, 123 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
Sat., 4/7, 9am-lpm. Park on Landrum or
across road.



ATLANTIC & Hodges Blvd, The Woods
Community. 100+ Family Yard Sale! Sat-
urday, 8am-2pm. Furniture, books, cloth-
ing, tools, toys, computer stuff, bicycles,
household goods and bric-a-brac.

FISHING & BOATING
(The Woods) Saturday 4/7, 8am-1pm, fol-
low signs to 12855 Deep Lagoon Place W.
30 Rods & reels, tools, bar stools, lamps,
toys, misc. early birds welcome. (SEM-
PER Fl), Call 509-0661.


BEST QUALITY AT GOOD PRICE, 'ro-
fessional Landscape and Lawn Service,
472-1250.
MCDANIEL'S LAWNCARE AND LAND-
SCAPING. Dependable, Quality Service
at competitive prices. Licensed/ Insured.
894-9940.

PERSCHEL BROTHERS
SERVICES, INC.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.

HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE,
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service, etc. Call Hermon, 246-
4238, 612-1755.


A NATIVE SUN LANDSCAPE
Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching, Re-planting. Free esti-
mates. 247-3344.
GREEN ACRES LAWN CARE
One time or /early L;cen.-Ed In-,ured
Residential Ccrrrmercj3l 742-6?63
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncale Free esti.
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.

BOBCAT BOB
Grading, Lawn Replacements. Spread
Dirt, Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone.
Irrigation Repairs. MUCH MORE! Bob,
334-6091.
PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it
takes, etc. Dave 249-4724.

ED'S LAWNCARE
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. 821-0737.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 7th, 7am-lpm. Furni-
ture, lawn equip, household items and
more. 551 Peregrine Ct.



ATLANTIC BEACH Estate, 295 Belvedere
St., Fri, Sat. 9-4. 502-0986. Antique Amer-
ican furniture, iron furniture, good glass,
sterling, jewelry; house full. www.charl-
loyd.com


16' CENTER CONSOLE, '98 Suzuki
115hp, bimini, trailer, everything works.
Runs perfectly, $6900, 246-3555.
1997 MAXUM 24' 2300SC stern drive, re-
built mercruiser 350 motor, new canvas
top, depth sounder w/trailer. $14,500.
571-0317.
FLATS BOAT, 2002 Action Craft 16'
w/trailer, 90hp Mercury SW series.
(904)626-5916. www.geocities.com/fms49
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
1978 29.9' HELMSMAN sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard deisel, main & 3 jibs,
A/.C. Must seel $12K OBO. Call Bill 318-
5174.



2004 GMC Sierra Z71 4x4, SLT, fully
loaded, Ext. cab, XM radio, Onstar, leath-
er, Bose stereo, Extended warranty!
Brand new tires. 57K miles, $21,900. Call
(904)708-0100.
2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA P/U; silver gray;
V-8/ auto; tow package; loaded; 78K
miles. Excellent condition w/new Jason
camper top. $10,500. Fiberglas locking
bed cover for late model Ford 8' bed,
$650, 249-4324.
1998 FORD Explorer, 4DR, 4WD, HD tow
package. Great for work or off road. Excel-
lent condition, drove to Canada in Janu-
ary. $4500. 249-3056, 860-8994.
1999 FORD F-150 truck Super Cab, 195k
mi., tow pkg., back rack, $5500. 838-9786.
DODGE D350 cargo van, '94, V8, A.T.,
clean; runs great, $3500, 708-7064.


COVER IT ALL PAINTING $ HOME IM-
PROVEMENT. Interior/Exterior Painting,
Faux Finishes. Rotten Wood Replace-
ment, Pressure Washing. (904)894-4257.

TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
FRESH COAT PAINTING
All types of painting, drywall, wood re-
pairs, and pressure washing. 962-2017.




CHECK V

my references at
www.Angieslist.com


just Joe

S Painting 0
& Wallpapering,
Pressure Washing
Quality craftsmanship by
Joe DiMauro
30 years experience
Licensed Insured References
www.justjoepainting.com
Now Accepting eEW

(904) 372-4707 (904) 229-9542




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



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


1993 MAZDA PROTEGE, automatic,
120,000 miles, runs great, $700, 316-
9223.
1998 CHEVY Metro, 5spd, low miles-
62,000. White, 2DR, gray cloth interior,
cold A/C. Has been serviced regularly for
upkeep. Runs great. Great gas saver.
$12,000. Call 343-3000.
VOLVO 940 Turbo Wagon, 142k mi., ga-
rage kept, 1993, runs good. New stereo.
$2900. 881-9901.
2004 HONDA Accord EX, V6, fully loaded
w/leather seats. 34,000 miles $17,000.
614-8083.
2003 NISSAN 350Z, silver, Touring mod-
el, 6 speed, good condition, $18,725. 571-
0317.
1999 MUSTANG, clean, A/C. Must Sell!
$2500. Call 509-9372.
2002 JAGUAR S-TYPE, 61K miles, 3.0
V6, silver with tan interior, excellent condi-
tion, $16,800, (904)349-3346.
1996 MERCEDES-BENZ E320, 136K
miles, leather, PW/ PL, CD player, A/C
& heat work great. $5500 OBO.
(904)422-2318.
2000 NISSAN Altima GXE, immaculate
condition, only 76K miles, power windows/
locks, cruise, A/C, CD, new tires. $6900
OBO. (904)887-9030.
2006 VW GTI 1.8Turbo, 10,100 mi., 5spd.,
heated leather, sunroof, $15,900, KBB
$18,200. 998-1336. kmitch43@ gmail.com

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KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED-,and. vety
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting;' improvements ana miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
GRANITE KITCHEN Repairs: Caulking,
periodic Sealing and Cleaning. 10 years
experience. Jax Beach based. Mike
(616)318-5547.
REPAIR GUY, INC.
SMALL HOME & OFFICE REPAIRS.&
MAINTENANCE. 334-6091.
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Woed
Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding, Pressure
Washing and more. 17yrs. experience. Li-
censed/ Insured. 861-9500.
HANDYMAN SERVICES Father and Son
Professional/ Reasonable. Tile, Painting,
Flooring, Moldings, Vinyl and
lrrigation.(904)962-7551.

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JOHNSON'S PAINTING & REPAIRS
Specialty coatings, faux, carpentry, termite
damage, new construction, repaints, and
pressure washing. 568-0990


1978 29.9' HELMSMAN sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard deisel, main & 3 jibs,
A/.C. Must seel $12K OBO. Call Bill 318-
5174.
INTERIOR GAS fireplace, 41long, 34
high, 22 deep. All parts. $250, 307-5902.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
TWO TOM Jones tickets, Florida Theatre,
4/9/07, 8pm, Section B300 Row L, Seats
11-12. Face value $61 each. 823-9078.


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Senators in Conference track meet


Photos submitted by Mary Lyon
LEFT: Alex Schannen carries the baton in the boys
mile relay. He won the 3,200-meter race. BELOW
LEFT: Megan Bary won the girls 3,200 meters.


Photos by ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE: T'nesha Blue, left, competes in the girls 100 yard dash
S' at the Gateway Conference championships last Thursday at
Ribault High. LEFT: Olivia Wright clears a barrier in the
'- girls high hurdles race. BELOW CENTER: Onika Whyte
runs Fletcher's third leg in the 4 X 100 relay event.
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Come see our art exhibit
at the Ponte Vedra Art Festival
April 14, 15 in Sawgrass Village

Each year, The Beaches Leader, Ponte Vedra Leader cosponsors this quality art
festival in the spring. We are proud to use our booth to display art produced by
the children and young people in the Ponte Vedra area public schools. It is
amazing, creative and colorful.

Be sure to stop by our booth and see for yourself.

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