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Weekend Edition May 25, 2007


PONTE


Vol. 44, No. 97


VEDRA


An edition of The Beaches Leader



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JTA plans long-awaited bus route into Ponte Vedra


by DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF WRITER
Ponte Vedra businesses,
plagued by a increasing
shortage of workers who have
been priced out of homes at
the Beaches, may see some
relief in upcoming months.
The Jacksonville
Transportation Authority


(JTA) plans to start a bus
route down Third Street into
Ponte Vedra Beach, and the
route could be in place as
early as the end of the sum-
mer.
'Fred Haley, service plan-
ning manager for the JTA,
confirmed Thursday in a tele-
phone interview that plans
are under way to develop a


bus route that will link down-
town Jacksonville, the
Jacksonville Beaches commu-
nities and and Ponte Vedra.
"The main goal is to bring
workers to the Beach and
Ponte Vedra," Haley said,
who noted that several issues
have to be worked out before
bus service begins.
"We do not have permis-


sion to go into the [St. Johns]
county yet," safd Haley. "We
will also have to work with
Sunshine Bus Company [the
bus service that runs in St.
Johns County] to check on
their routes."
Customers who ride the
bus
See BUS, A-3


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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Pavel "Paul" Ostapenko (left, holding boys) and members of his family, who are from the Ukraine and now live in
St. Johns County, enjoy the beach at Mickler's Wednesday. Ostapenko said some of the family had felt rip cur-
rents, which are predicted to be especially strong this summer.


Damage from winter storms brings

'powermfur rip tides for the summer


by ALEXANDRA KLUMMERNES
, ,,-- STAfF IPJTER
Memorial Day weekend will
likely bring throngs of people to
the Beach, but lifeguards urge
patrons to use caution because
beach conditions are more
severe than usual this season.
Riptides and currents are
"stronger" and "more powerful"
this year than they have been
for the last two years, according
to' Jacksonville Beach Lifeguard
Lt. Matt Duffy.
Lifeguards are prepared for the
conditions and will be working
full time beginning this week-
end through Labor Day.
Jacksonville Beach lifeguards
had to pull out several people
from the water last weekend,
and Neptune Beach City
Manager Jim Jarboe confirmed
that Neptune Beach also experi-
enced worsened water condi-
tions.
Several northeasters through-
out the winter have carved deep
sloughs in the beach, which fill
with water, causing bad runouts,
according to Duffy.
Duffy anticipates that the
poor conditions will continue
throughout the summer.


Duffy cautions that there are
certain periods when the water
is more unsafe specifically,
just after high tide when
beachgoers should be more cau-
tious.
"There's a two-hour span
where we are definitely on our
toes," Puffy said.
Public safety officials suggest
that the best precautions are to.
listen to lifeguards, who will
patrol the beach and make nec-
essary announcements, and to
ask questions if you are unsure
of something.
"We're trying to be preventa-
tive instead of reactionary,"
Duffy said.
Atlantic Beach Public Safety
Director David Thompson
emphasized that lifeguards can
often see things that beach
patrons cannot which is why it
is important to heed their warn-
ings.
"Our lifeguards are coached to
keep people out of trouble," he
said.
Beaches lifeguards will be
working full time beginning this
weekend through Labor Day.
"They'll be in full force for the
holiday weekend," said
Thompson.


photo by DAVID LEVIN
Construction has begun on a dune walkover at San Diego Road in Ponte Vedra Beach
(above), one of 24 such structures being added in St. Johns County over three years.


Nease makes

Newsweek's

top 100 list
FROM STAFF
Good news came to Nease High School
twice this week: FCAT reading and math
scores are the best among the county's
high schools, and Nease made
Newsweek's list of top 100 public high
schools.
The latter puts Nease in the company
of two magnet high schools in
Jacksonville Stanton College Prep and
Paxon School for Advanced Studies -
which have been in the top 100 since at
least 2005.
The magazine's rankings are based on
a ratio of the number of students taking
advanced subject tests divided by the
number of graduating seniors.
The tests are for Advanced Placement
or International Baccalaureate courses,
or a combination of both. High scores
on either of those tests can give students
college credits and are considered an
indicator of likely success in college.
"I am extremely proud of our teachers
and counselors, who encouraged the stu-
dents to take challenging courses;"
Nease Principal Linda Thomson said in
an e-mail message Wednesday.
"Even as we increased our enrollment
in AP or IB, there was a dramatic increase
in those who pass at least one test," she
said.
Florida schools led the Newsweek
See NEASE, A-3
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eet away from piers photo by CHUCKADAM
permanent rip I photo by CHUCK ADAMS
permanent p Kelvin "Bemie" Blue comforts a teary-
Sto children and the eyed Clara Cowan Wednesday during a
allow water, wave tribute to Blue at Bogey GUlle in Ponte
>ss of footing. Vedra Beach. See a photo gallery of the
event at www.pontevedraleader.com.


New PV dune walkover

part of $400,000 project
FROM STAFF
A dune walkover being constructed at San Diego Road and Ponte
Vedra Boulevard is expected to be ready in two to three weeks, bringing
to four the number of such walkovers from the Duval County line to
Mickler beach access.
Five or six wooden walkovers have been added to the county's inven-
tory since Oct. 1, said Wil Smith with the St. Johns County Parks and
Recreation Department.
Another two or three are expected to be built by the end of the fiscal
year Sept. 30. The structures are part of a three-year, $400,000 project
to build 24 walkovers along the county's 42 miles of coast, Smith said.
Half of that total is from the county's coffers and the other half is from
a state recreation development grant, Smith said.
"When we build the walkovers, it gives the dunes a chance to revege-
tate," said Smith. "The walkovers also give the beach a little relief from
erosion. This is what the state wants to see," he added.
The county's Web site lists 170 access points that vary from pedestrian
foot paths to ramps for vehicle access to the beach. The vast majority are
foot paths in Ponte Vedra and South Ponte Vedra, with street ends begin-
ning north of Vilano Beach and vehicle access further south.
Smith said public meetings will be held before the county's beach serv-
ices division determines where the next walkovers should be built.


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Lifeguard hours
Saturday through Labor
Day
- Mickler's beach access, Ponte Vedra
10:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. daily
- Atlantic Beach: 247-5883
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, subject to change
- Neptune Beach Public Safety: 247-2413
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
- Jacksonville Beach: 249-9141
9.am. to 6 p.m. daily

WATER SAFETY TIPS
Before entering the water, ask a
lifeguard about conditions.
If in doubt, don't go out.
Never swim alone.
Swim near a lifeguard.
Understand that ocean swimming is
different from pool swimming.
Obey all instructions and orders from
lifeguards, who are trained to identify
potential hazards.
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Ubrary holiday hours
All branches of the St Johns County Public Library System will be dosed Sunday and
Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday. Patrons are
encouraged to use the book drops for returns and the Library's web page www.sjcpls.org for
reference.

Principal to be named soon
A principal for the Ponte Vedra hih school being built near Davis Park is expected to be
named early next month.
"I expect to make a recommendation around the first of June," St Johns County schools
Superintendent Joseph Joyner said this week. .
Of the nine candidates interviewed for the job, one Clay Carmichael, principal of Fruit
Cove Middle School in Northwest St. Johns County has been named principal of Pedro
Menendez High south of St. Augustine, leaving eight candidates. Bob Allten, principal of
Menendez and former principal of Ponte Vedra Palm Valley school and Landrum Middle
School, is retiring.
The new high school will hold 1,500 students. It is scheduled to open in the fall of 2008.

Author to speak in Ponte Vedra, twice
Shirish V. Date, capital bureau chief for the Palm Beach Post and author of a book about Jeb
Bush, is scheduled to make two stops in Ponte Vedra Beach to discuss his new book.
He'll be the guest speaker at the Ponte Vedra Democratic Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. June
6 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
He returns to the library June 7 for the 10:30 a.m. Friends of the Library program, Book Talk
Caf6. Date wrote for the Post about the Florida Legislature and closely followed Jeb Bush's
eight years in the governor's office.
His investigative reporting for the newspaper led to the political biography, "Jeb: America's
Next Bush."
Both of the meetings are free and open to the public. For more information on the Ponte
Vedra Democratic Club, call Barbara Paterick at 273-5310. For more information on the Book
Talk Caf6 program, call Vic DiGenti at 285-2258.


CALENDAR


Saturday, June 2
Celebration of Women: The
sixth annual Celebration of
Women luncheon, "Here
Comes the Bride," will be held
starting at 11:30 a.m. at Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church,
4510 Palm Valley Road. Family
and friends are invited as walks
down memory lane are taken to
show off wedding gowns and
tell the stories behind them.
The cost is $15 per person. The
church's number is 285-8225.
Paid reservations must be sent
to Ponte Vedra Presbyterian by
May 29. Childcare is by reserva-
tion only with Marleen, ext.
206.

Safe Boating Saturdays: Safe
Boating Saturdays will be held
June 2, June 23 and July 21 at
the Captain's Club, 13363
Beach Blvd. America's Boating
Course, conducted by Beaches
Flotilla 14-4 of the Coast Guard
Auxiliary, runs from 7:30 p.m.
to 5 .p.m. each Saturday and
costs $25. For information or to
register, call Ray Bernier at 422-
1787. "
'WOW! Factor'
Photography: Professional


photographer Steve
Scarborough of Beaches
Photography shows how to
turn a "snapshot" into a
"WOW" photograph from 2
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Beaches
Branch Library, 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach. For informa-
tion, call 241-1141.

Monday, June 4
Beaches Photography Club:
The Beaches Photography Club
meets from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45
p.m. at the Beaches Branch
Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Professional photogra-
pher Steve Scarborough and
photography enthusiasts get
together to share techniques of
their art. They will show some
of their best work. For informa-
tion, call 241-1141.

Tuesday, June 5
Group for Grievers: Haven
Hospice offers a six-week grief
support group at its Jacksonville
office, 8301 Cypress Plaza Dr.-
Suite 119, Jacksonville. The pro-
gram, runs,, consecutive:,
Tuesdays, June 5-July 10, from
5:30-6:30 p.m. Members can
express their feelings and
thoughts and gain an under-


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Times of Plenty of Slight Isolated Partly
sun and sun. Highs chance of a thunder- cloudy,
clouds, in the low thunder- storms. chance of a
Highs in the 80s and storm. Highs in the thunder-
low 80s and lows in the mid 80s and storm.
lows in the low 70s. lows in the
upper 60s. low 70s.

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The UV Index is measured on a 0 11 number scale, 11
with a higher UV Index showing the need for greater
skin protection.




Jacksonville Beach Mayport
Day High Low High Lw High Low High Low
Fri 3:36am 10:11 am 4:18pm 10:46pm 4:26am 1030Oam 5:09 pm 11:04pm
Sat 4:27am 10:56am 5:09pm 11:38pm 5:17am 11:14am 5:58pm 11:56pm
Sun 5:17am 11:39am 5:56pm None 6:04am 11:56am 6:42pm None
Mon 6:04 am 12:27 am 6:39 pm 12:21 pm 6:49 am 12:44 am 7:23 pm 12:37 pm
Tue 6:49 am 1:13 am 7:21pm 1:03 pm 7:32 am 1'30am 8:02 pm 1:15 pm
Wed 7:32am 1:56am 8:03pm 1:43pm 8:13am 2:12am 8:41pm 1:51pm
Thu 8:14am 2:37am 8:43pm 2:23pm 8:54am 2:51am 9"20pm 2:26pm

Pablo Creek Entrance Palm Valley
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Fri 4:55 am 11:03 am 5:38 pm 11:37pm 6:26am 12:07 am 7:08 pm 12:27pm
Sat 5:46am 11:47am 6:27pm None 7:17am 1:02arii 7:59pm 1:12pm
Sun 6:33am 12:29am 7:11pm 12:29pm 8:07am 1:54am 8:46pm 1:55pm
Mon 7:18am 1:17am 7:52pm 1:10pm 8:54am 2:43am 9:29pm 2:37pm
Tue 8:01am 2:03am 8:31pm l:48pm 9:39am 3:29am 10:11pm 3:19pm
Wed 8:42am 2:45am 9:10pm 2:24pm 10:22am 4:12am 10:53 pm 3:59pm
Thu 9:23am 3:24am 9:49pm 2:59pm ll:04am 4:53am ll:33pm 4:39pm


Exhibit opening set for June 1
The opening of Anna Tomczak's exhibit, "Odes and Travels," will be held June 1 from 6:30
p.n. to 8 p.m. at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Also at the center are photographs by Bruce Bennet from travels throughout Europe
and the United States.

A trip down Penny Lane
The public is invited to visit the new clubhouse at the TPC Sawgrass and enjoy a trip down
Penny Lane with "The Revolution," a top Beatles tribute band, at a June 9 event to benefit
the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.
After dinner, will site in a preferred seating area on the lawn for an under-the-stars concert
by the ersatz Fabulous Four.
Tickets are $150 each'for the sit-down dinner in the clubhouse and concert on the lawn.
General admission seating on the lawn only beginning at 8 p.m. is $30 per person. For
more information, call 280-0614, ext. 205.

Seethe Guana bike
Three, twohour bike tours in the Guana reserve south of Ponte Vedia Beach are scheduled for next
month.
Craig O'Neal, a Florida master naturalist and a volunteer in the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve, will lead guests as they bicycle on the Guana's upland trailsystems
The rides will cover about six to eight miles, round trp, and are scheduled 8 a.m. to 10 axm on each of
the scheduled days. June 9, June 17 and June 23.
Partpants must bring their own bicydes (trail and beach bikes only). Moderately strenuous activity
should beexpected, and helmets and water are required.
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standing of grief and how it
impacts their lives. To attend,
one must register. For informa-
tion or to register, contact Katie
Alpahando, MSW, at 904-733-
9818.

Thursday, June 7
American Legion Auxiliary:
Ocean Beaches American
Legion Auxiliary Unit 129
meets at 7:30 p.m. at 1151 4th
St. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Members are encouraged to
bring a guest. For information,
call 249-2266.

Tuesday, June 12
Roy's Anniversary: Roy's
Anniversary Celebration, to
benefit the Monique Burr
Foundation, will be held at
Roy's Restaurant in Jacksonville
Beach. The event, which costs
$100, begins at 6 p.m. For infor-
mation, contact Dorcas Tanner,
president and CEO, Monique
Burr Foundation, at 904-642-
0210 or visit www.monitquebur-
rfoundation.org.
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will pay a fare to be determined by JTA.
Haley said it will likely be between 75
cents and $1.35.
A grant expected from the Florida
Department of Transportation will pay a
portion of the cost of adding the route,
Haley said. Matching funds may come
from either St. Johns County or JTA, he
said.
"That is something we are still doing
our homework on," said Haley. "Those
costs will have to be negotiated."
Jeffrey Oliasami, hotel manager for
the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa in
Ponte Vedra, said Thursday he is pleased
with the idea of the bus route, which he
has promoted for several years.
Oliasami, former president of the
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber of
Commerce, has said that bus runs could
help fill some of the jobs at the Marriott
and other businesses in Ponte Vedra.
In recent years, apartment buildings,
trailer parks and other lower-cost hous-
ing has been lost at the Beaches, where
demand has increased development and
prices. With no direct, low-cost way to


get to Ponte Vedra Beach from
Jacksonville, many jobs have gone beg-
ging.
Oliasami said escalating gas prices,
which have quickly moved beyond $3 a
gallon in recent weeks, also point to the
need for a bus route south of the Duval
County line.
"We have known for the past three or
four years that a bus route is needed,"
Oliasami said. "From the Chamber's
view point, this is a good thing."
Oliasami also said that bus routes
could help the elderly, who may not
have dependable transportation to get
medical care or basic necessities. In
addition, he said, public transportation
could relieve some of the traffic conges-
tion on State Road A1A.
In May 2006, Oliasami, business lead-
ers in Ponte Vedra and leaders from the
three Beaches municipalities met with
JTA officials to determine if a bus route
in Ponte Vedra was feasible.
JTA officials said it could take up to a
couple of years to implement a bus
route because the agency was working
on route reconstruction.


Bus routes are determined by conduct-
ing a detailed review of the current sys-
tem and identifying trends and changes
in the census data of a particular area,
Steve Arrington, JTA's director of strate-
gic planning, said at last year's meeting.
A survey of Ponte Vedra Beach
employers to gauge ridership was
announced at that meeting, and
Oliasami said the results of that survey
will be used to determine where the
stops should be placed along the bus
line.
A bus route that ran through Ponte
Vedra to Target and the SandCastle
Shopping Center was discontinued
about a year ago, Haley said.
A meeting with officials from Ponte
Vedra, the Jacksonville Beaches munici-
palities and JTA to further discuss the
bus routes was scheduled to be held last
evening.
Haley said there is no timetable on the
routes, which have not been determined
yet by JTA officials. Haley said there is
still considerable work to be done before
the first bus enters the county.


JUNE OPENING SET

The Rhoda L. Martin
Cultural Heritage Museum
is expected to open June
22, according to Walter
Bell, president of the
Jacksonville Beach
Elementary Preservation
Society. The building, a
portion of the origininal
Jacksonville Beach
Elementary which served
the African-American com-
munity, is at 4th Avenue
and 4th Street South.


photo by LEAH FAE COCHRAN


Nease: FCAT reading, math top district averages


Continued from A-1
rankings, which can be
viewed at
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/187
5708 7/site/newsweek/from/E
T/.
Twenty-two public high
schools in Florida made the
top 100, followed by New
York with 13, Texas with 12
and Virginia with 11.
Stanton, a magnet school
for academics, is ranked No. 3,
up from its Nov.- 5 spot last


year and back to the ranking
it had in 2005.
Paxon is 15 on the latest
list, up from. 28 in 2006. In
2005, Paxon was ranked No.
7.
At spot No. 78 this year,
Nease moved up from 144 last
year and 493 the year before.
This year's reading and
math scores on the Florida
Comprehensive Assessment
Test (FCAT) show Nease had
the highest percentage pass-


ing among the St. Johns
County School District's four
major high schools.
At Nease, 70 percent of
ninth graders and 58 percent
of 10th graders scored three or
more in reading, compared
with a district average of 58
percent of ninth graders and
49 percent of 10th graders.
On the math test, 86 per-
cent of Nease ninth graders
scored three or more, com-
pared with an average of 74


percent in the district.
* At the 10th grade level, 86
percent at Nease scored three
or more. in math, compared
- with 80 percent in the district.
On the writing test, whose
results were released earlier,
89 percent of Nease's 10th
graders'scored three or more,
compared with the district's
average of 85 percent. Bartram
Trail was slightly ahead of
Nease, with 90 percent scor-
ing three or more on writing.


A1A lights to get state attention


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Closing two median openings
on 3rd Street in Jacksonville
Beach will improve safety and
traffic flow at the intersections,
transportation officials said
Wednesday.
In addition, a traffic light at
3rd Street and Ponte Vedra
Boulevard will be moved one
-block south next year when the
two medians are closed.
Some community opposition
is expected, according to Chris
LeDew, traffic operations engi-
neer with the state Department
of Transportation. He said work
to close the 3rd Street median
openings at Pablo Avenue 'and
36th Avenue South is tentative-
ly.scheduled to begin July, 2008.
The projects may take up to a
year to complete, he said. "I
don't know when during that
year the medians will close,"
Ledew said. "It may be summer
of 2009 when it finishes."
A public hearing will be held
at 4 p.m. July 12 at Jacksonville
Beach City Hall, 11 3rd Street N.
LeDew said some residents
will be opposed to the changes
because they will alter the exist-
ing traffic pattern.
"The people will no longer
have direct access to the signal
that they enjoy today so that is
a slight negative impact,"
LeDew said. "They can still
make a right turn out of 36th


[Avenue South]."
The traffic light at Ponte
Vedra Bouelvard and 3rd street
will be removed and installed
one block to the south.
"That is being done because
of a big crash problem [in the
area] because the signal at 36th
Avenue South is so close,"
Ledew said. "It is not that safe to
have two signals that close' to
each other. This is being done
for safety reasons."
The median opening will be
replaced with a permanent con-
crete separator.
Some residents living near the
36th Avenue South intersection
said the changes will make a bad
situation even worse.
"It doesn't make any sense,"
resident Sam Veal said. "It is
going to adversely affect more
people than if you just left it
alone."
Veal said the change Vill
cause traffic to bottleneck
because motorists in the neigh-
borhood east of 3rd Street will
no longer be able to cross the
road and go southbound on 3rd
Street at 36th Avenue South.
Residential traffic at 36th
Avenue South will have to go to
Ocean Drive to get to 37th
Avenue South to go west or
south.
Veal, who lives in the area,
predicted there there will be
backups on Ponte Vedra
Boulevard at 3rd Street.


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The signs announcing median closures have been knocked flat
for more than a week. This sign is in the median at 3rd Street
and Pablo Avenue in Jacksonville Beach.


"That is more traffic than this
can already handle on Ponte
Vedra Boulevard or it backs up,"
he said. "They can't get by to go
north because there is only one
lane."
Those on the west side of 3rd
Street seeking to go northbound
at 36th Avenue South will also
encounter problems, Veal said,
explaining that funeral proces-
sions from a funeral home at
36th Avenue South will have to
make u-turns to go northbound.
LeDew said an access road will
be built running north and
south to connect 36th Avenue
South with Jacksonville Drive


and provide through access to
to the new signal.
Related improvements in the
area will include a new traffic
light to be installed at Osceola
Avenue. Also, an existing signal
at 22nd Avenue South will be
removed as it is too close to
another signal one block away.
At Pablo Avenue, LeDew said
a study conducted of the area
determined that the intersec-
tion at Beach and AlA was too
close to the unsignalized medi-
an opening one block north. A
concrete separator will also be
installed in that area.


&i nier Fun
Summer fun for youngsters begins
SWednesday at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library as the Florida Library Youth Program
hosts its first event, "Page Turner
Adventures."
This show, hosted by "storyologist" Riley Roam and
clown Kenny Mikey, is the first of several events happening at
the branch every Wednesday at 10 a.m. This year's theme is
"Read All About It."
Roam and Mikey will turn the entire audience into their
main character for a tale of reading adventure.
Other visitors include a puppet show, a folk singer, a magic
show, a comedy duo, a visit from Ronald McDonald and an ice.
cream party.
In addition, a movie will be shown each Monday at 2 p.m.
The Florida Library Youth Program encourages children to
become avid readers and library users.
Each child taking part in the program will use a summer
reading packet to log reading times.
The log can be stamped at any branch library, and partici-
pants will receive a prize for every five days that they read or
are read to. Packets can be picked up at any branch library.
For more information contact the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library at 273-0495 or visit the library system's Web site (
www.sjcpls.org).

Upcoming summer programs at
the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
All are at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

May 30 Page Turner Adventures
June 6 Battersby Duo
June 13 Kate Carpenter
June 20 Mashed Potato Players
June 27 Kaleidoscope Storytellers
July 11 Dr. Magic Show
July 18 Ice cream party
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The Leader's Opinion




Homeless woes


merit attention

All present at last week's meeting on homeless at the
Beaches agreed there are problems.
That was where the unanimity ended, however.
Jacksonville Beach City Councilor Pete Mittleman,
who called the meeting of citizens, social agencies and
government representatives, drew kudos from some in
the audience for organizing the effort. He deserved
them as he kept a tempestuous audience focused while
divisive issues were aired.
Several speakers pointed out, correctly, that there are
various types of homeless problems at the Beaches and
one solution will not fit all. As one speaker succinctly
noted, the "pains in the butt" are different from the
ones who genuinely need a helping hand.
Several suggestions were made with many requiring
significant investments of time and resources.
The issues have been aired and suggestions tendered.
The next step will be agreeing on what courses of action
should be pursued and moving forward.
Ignoring the problem will not solve it. Neither will
simply throwing more resources at the problem with no
plan.
The work began last week, but there are many hard
decisions facing the community. There is much at stake
here including public safety, police said, and the prob-
lem deserves focused attention.



Letters to the editor:



Jax council actions are


a slap in the face to us


To the editor:
I would like to give major
kudos to Atlantic Beach Mayor
Don Wolfson for taking the
time to write his article in The
Beaches Leader. I wholehearted-
ly endorse his approach in
dealing with the Jacksonville
City Council. Clearly, their
recent actions were a slap in
the face to all Beaches resi-
dents.
Now is the time for the three
mayors of Jacksonville Beach,
Neptune Beach and Atlantic
Beach to vigorously lobby
Mayor Peyton in hopes that he
will wisely veto this foolish
piece of legislation.
While others may argue that


this is nothing more than a
simple case of private property
rights I would hope these indi-
viduals would consider the
devastating impact this project
would do to all three beaches
cities. It is clear that we are at a
crossroads with our relation-
ship with the city of
Jacksonville.
With a seasoned veteran like
Art Graham and the newly
elected Jay Jabour representing
our Beaches I believe we .can
improve this relationship [or
it] can be repaired and
improved. S
S- ScottnChesnut
Jacksonville Beach


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Three lessons for life and some


innovations that changed our lives


(Captain Aaron Bowman, exec-
utive officer for Naval Station
Mayport, presented the following
commencement speech to fifth
graders at Jacksonville Beach
Elementary School earlier this
week.) *
F irst of all, thank you for
inviting me to be a part of
such an exciting day in all
of your lives. I can't think of
anywhere I would rather be.
To Principal Leinhauser and the
Jacksonville Beach Faculty, your
excitement and enthusiasm in
education is exhibited by the
pride this school has and by its
performance when compared
against other schools. It's truly
remarkable that you set the
standards for the entire state of
Florida.
To the parents in the back,
think about when you finished
fifth grade there was the
thrill of getting off for the sum-
mer but also the unknown of
what it would be like at Middle
School. This school has one of
the most active PTAs in,the area
and the special attention you
give your children at home are
an, equal part of this school's
success. And most of all, to the.
5th graders in front of me, you
have just completed a remark-
able first step in your personal
education-I hope you all agree
with me that not only is school
fun but also what you have
learned here will benefit you for
the resf of your life.
What I'm going to tell you
now may shock you a little. I
still go to school...... Two
months ago I was in
Washington, DC attending a
three week course. Last year I
spent about three weeks in dif-
ferent schools, a few years
before I took a 14-weelk class in
Washington, DC, and then of
course I also went to college,
went to school for a Masters
degree, and spent two years
going through Navy Flight
School. The day that I stop
wanting to go to new schools is


U
. --


CAPTAIN
AARON BOWMAN
GUEST COLUMNIST

when life will become boring --
I hope that day never comes.
I want to spend a little time
today on taking you back when
I finished 5th grade. In some
ways it seems like yesterday and
in others, I wonder where all
the time went. Here are some of
the things that happened in the
year I was in fifth grade hope-
fully you will recognize some ot
them. My point in sharing thus
is that some of these things on
the list were brand new back
then, as new as the Wii or
Nintendo DS is to you, but the
world never stops and if you
want to be a part of it, educa-
tion is the way to influence the
next generation.
Things that happened when I
was in 5th Grade
1) (Who has a cell
Phone?) The first handheld
Cellular phone call was made.
2) (Everyone remember
the World Trade Center in New
York City?) It Officially Opened
3) (Who plays Baseball?)
First designated hitter went to
bat for the American League
4) (Who has used Federal
Express to mail Packages?)
FEDEX started operations by
delivering 186 packages
5) (Who likes Space
Travel?) The precursor to the
Space Shuttle, SKYLAB was
launched as the United States
first Space Station


6) (Who uses an
Automatic Teller Machine
(ATM)?) It was invented this
year
Any guesses on what the year
was? 1973 34 years ago.
The important point of the
six things I listed was that at the
time, only three of them
received any recognition (World
Trade Center, Designated hitter,
and SKYLAB). Yet, who can
imagine life today without cell
phones, ATMs, or FEDEX deliv-
ering packages around the
world. Energetic young people
like you took Cell Phones,
ATMs, and FEDEX and. made
them what they are today.
What will each of you do to
change our future?
I want to close by leaving you
with three thoughts that I hope
will guide you through school
and the rest of your life...
#1) Never pursue anything
unless you are giving it your
absolute best. If you aren't try-
ihgiybuf Miardest ybu 4ie6Wasti
N ig: ygur own 'timtei*as well' Is
everyone else who is involved
in the activity.
#2) Go out of your way to
help others and don't be afraid
to ask for help yourself.
#4) Don't ever stop learning.
If you don't know why or how
something works, ask questions
or research the answer. You
may find a better way!
Today is one of the most
important days of your life. You
all have made it through six
years of elementary school start-
ing as wee kindergarteners
when you were just learning to
read to now being eligible for
instant stardom on the hit tele-
vision show "Are you smarter
than a 5th Grader."
I want to .wish you a fun and
safe summer but more impor-
tantly I want to wish you the
best success in your future edu-
cation in middle school, high
school, and beyond.
Thank you for letting me be a
part of this special day.


I missed thanking Mom for advice


It was my first Mother's Day
without my mother. No
more cards to send, no
flowers, no calls to make.
Actually, I hadn't spoken with
my mother for a decade.
Talked to her, yes, but no ver-
bal interaction had taken
place because she was existing
in another world -
Alzheimer's.
Distance also kept us apart -
she lived in Europe but thou-
sands of miles separating us
were less of an obstacle than the
state of her mind. Flying to
Germany and visiting her in the
nursing home that had become
her final residence was emo-
tionally stressful.
My husband and I usually sat
at her bedside and told her sto-
ries about her grandchildren
(our two sons) and their fami-
lies. There was no reaction nor
signs of comprehension on her
part, but we tried.
Compounding the problem was
the loss of her eyesight due to
Macular Degeneration.
One day, sitting in that
immaculate room that my
mother shared with another
patient, I held her hand and
tried to recall special moments
we shared that were memorable
and had an impact on my life.
What came to mind was a bit of


DORIS MANUKIAN
GUEST COLUMNIST

advice she gave me.
I was about 14 when Mom
said to me, "Doris, it's about
time you do something about
your skin. Your face is like a pair
of shoes." That hurt. But then
she continued, "Leather shoes
need cream to keep them supple
and polished, and so does your
skin need nourishment to keep
it moist and smooth, both day
and night." And that advice
started me on my lifelong habit
of taking care of my face with-
out ever changing the product
or routine.
For more than 50 years I fol-
lowed the same daily ritual.
Every morning after my shower


I applied moisturizing creme to
my face and neck before putting
on lipstick, mascara, and eye-
brow pencil. Often I added
more creme during the day
when my skin felt dry again.
Though it made my face shine
like a lantern, it felt good.
Each evening, before going to
bed, I cleaned my face with cold
creme to remove all traces of
make-up, then reapplied the
same cleanser and kept it on
throughout the night. My hus-
band wasn't always happy
about that but eventually got
used to seeing me looking like a
shiny beacon.
I still get compliments about
my skin and about not having
too pTany wrinkles for my age. I
just smile and say "Thank you."
I also say thanks to Pofids, the
company who created such a
wonderful product. And the
best part of it is that all these
years I never spent more than
$5 for a four-ounce jar, a bar-
gain of all bargains.
But most of the credit goes to
my mother. I am ashamed that
I never even bothered to thank
her for the best advice she ever
gave me. I just hope she knows
that I am grateful wherever
she is.
Manukian is a Ponte Vedra
Beach resident.


HOYLE DEMPSEY
COLUMNIST


Please,

No sissy

names for

hurricanes

several years ago in one
of my very first
columns, I took on the
boys from the National
Hurricane Center for the
names they assign to
storms. Hurricanes aren't
nice and they shouldn't
have nice names. At that
time I suggested they use
the mean sounding names
of my good friend Elvin and
his girlfriend Sissy's hunting
dogs. Half were girl names
and half were boys.
Obviously they didn't think
Buckshot, Decoy, Gunner,
Poacher, Reload and Sport
were good enough and now
look what's happened. I
hate saying I told you so!
But Dad Gummit I did!
Now a perfectly good
name is being rejected by
parents as a baby name
because it was used on a
nasty Hurricane. I tried to
tell them, but did they lis-
ten? Katrina has dropped
from a top 100 name in. the
80s to number 382 today.
This wouldn't have hap-
pened if the National
Hurricane Center gave
storms mean sounding
names in the first place. So
they didn't like hunting
dogs, then let's go with
tyrants from history and
-HIHlly'wood, 'im talking
i:me.sthat put, the fear of
God in you!
The first storm this year
was Andrea. A better name
would have been Attila!
Sorry, but subtropical storm
or not, I'm packing my bags
for that one. And instead of
Barry for the second storm,
how about Boris? That's
another attention getter!
Let's cut to the chase
here! I think we should
throw out that rule about
boy-girl names rotating
equally. Just give them
mean names without regard
to gender. Besides prior to
1979 every Hurricane had a
girl's name. Looks to me
like manly men have some
catching up to do.
Chantal is the third
storm of the season. That
sounds more like a contest-
ant on American Idol than a
Hurricane. You should be
text messaging votes when
you hear that name, not
evacuating. I would have
chosen Cruella for the "C"
name.
Dean is the fourth storm.
Again that's a nice name,
but not intimidating
enough! So why not name
the "D" storm after the son
of the great intimidator? I
think Hurricane Dale Junior
would definitely raise a red
flag! Or would it be check-
ered?
Edgar Allen would be a
great name for the fifth
storm of the year. I like
Fanny for the next one!
That name has "let's batten
down the hatches" written
all over it.
Most of the feminine
names being used this year
look like they belong in a
Barry Manilow song, not on
a Weather Channel alert.
There is one appropriate
name planned for a 2007
Hurricane and that's Tanya,
as long as you add Harding
to it.
"Start packing and watch
out for your knee caps!"
Just a reminder to stay
safe this Hurricane season.
No matter what their
named, they can be bad
news. Wonder which one
of Elvin and Sissy's hunting
dogs are girls. Could it be
Buckshot, Poacher? It bet-
ter not be Sport, or my
Grand Pa's old Hound is
spinning in his grave. It's
gotta be Reload, naaaah!
Maybe Gunner? Here
Gunner, here girl! Naaaaah!


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JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Keber Kemo Williams, 28, of
Jacksonville Beach, was arrested
May 22 and charged with pos-
session of a concealed firearm
and possession and sale of a
controlled substance in the
1300 block of 2nd Street N.,
according to a police report.
* *
Burglary to a residence was
reported May 22 in the first
block of Hopson Road.
Unknown suspects cut several
high voltage wires at the proper-
ty which was under construc-
tion.
Dennis L. Lyles, 33, of
Jacksonville was arrested May
22 and charged with burglary
and loitering and prowling in
the 300 block of 6th Street N.,
according to a police report. A
witness told police they
observed a suspect in the area
with a metal baseball bat. It
appeared that the defendant
was planning to break a window
of a vehicle with the bat but
opened an unlocked door and
leaned inside the car, police


reported. The witness yelled at
the suspect to stop and he fled
the area of foot, police said.
* *
Grand theft was reported May
21 in the 400 block of 1st Street
North. The victim told police
she placed her camera on a shelf
to light a cigarette and when she
turned around it was missing.
* *
Grand theft was reported May
18 at a business in the 1700
block of Marsh Landing
Parkway. The suspect was
observed, exiting the building
through a rear emergency exit
with two shopping carts full of
unpaid merchandise. A total of
15 World of War Craft games
were taken from a display.
Burglary to a vehicle was
reported May 21 in the 100
block of 15th Avenue South.
The victim parked his RV out-
side of his house and left it
unlocked. Unknown suspects
entered the vehicle and stole a
13-inch TV/DVD combo.
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Burglary to a vehicle was


Neptune Beach conducts
study to determine if speed
bumps are needed
An additional study will be conducted to determine if speed
humps are needed in a Neptune Beach neighborhood, after
some residents have complained about speeding cars.
Police Chief David Sembach conducted a traffic study in the
1700 block of Indian Woods Drive and determined that speed
humps were not necessary, he told the Council on Monday.
However, the Council discussed the possibility of adding
speed humps near the Kings Road Bridge area.
While police are not finding a problem, residents in the area
have complained that there is one.
Councilor Fred Lee said that he would meet with residents
to further discuss their issues.
The Council instructed Sembach to conduct an additional
speed study in the area near the Kings Road bridge to deter-
mine if speed humps are necessary.


reported May 20 in the 500
block of 10th Avenue S. A wallet
containing a drivers license,
credit card and real estate
license was stolen.
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
No new reports.
* *
ATLANTIC BEACH
Burglary was reported on May
17 in the 1400 block of Jasmine
Street, according to a police
report. Someone broke into the
victim's vehicle, which was in
her driveway, and stole her CDs,
according to a police report.
* *
Burglary was reported on May
17 in the 1200 block of Jasmine
Street, according to a police
report. Someone broke into the
victim's vehicle and attempted
to remove the radio. Although
nothing was stolen, the radio
was damaged, according to the
report.
* *
Linda Sue Vaughn, 37, was
arrested for a felony DUI which
causes serious bodily injury, a
misdemeanor DUI and leaving
the scene of an accident on May
19 in the 100 block of Ocean
Boulevard, according to a police
report.
* *
Eric Alan Rheaume, 19, was
arrested for burglary and loiter-
ing or prowling on May 17. The
incident occurred in the 800
block of Orchid Street, accord-
ing to a police report.
* *
Burglary was reported on May
20 in the 300 block of Second
Street, according to a police
report. The victim left the front
door to his residence unlocked
and when he returned home,
his wallet and four cigars were
missing, according to the report.
* *
Troy T. Evelyn, 35, was arrest-
ed for carrying a concealed
firearm and resisting an officer
without violence to his or her


OBITUARY nnA..

NANNETTE DICKINSON SEMANIK .YurLocal CmilDUI/BUI


Nannette Dickinson
Semanik "Grammy," 62, died
May 21, 2007 after a,, coura-
geous. 14-year battle ,;,With
ovarian cancer. Semanik was
born Feb. 25, 1945 in
Jacksonville, the only daugh-
ter among five children. She
graduated from Fletcher High
School and Florida State
University.
Semanik taught first grade
for 30 years, including 25
years at Parkwood Heights
Elementary. She truly loved
children, the family said.
Semanik had many joys in
life, but especially enjoyed
sewing. An amazing cook, she
enjoyed having family gather-
ings in her home. Her most
precious gift was that of giving
to others, said the family. A
mother of two and grand-
mother of five. she spent her
last weeks surrounded by
friends, family and her dog,
Mopsey.
Semanik is survived by her
daughters, Katie Carpenter
(Joey) of Jacksonville and
Suzanne Taylor (Wade) of
Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren,
Ashley, Daniel, Dawson,


Jackson and Caroline; broth-
ers, John (Carol), Ed and Bruce
(Cookie) Dickinson; nieces
and .. nephews, Jennifer,
Marjorie, Amanda, Chuck,
Bonnie, Mary, Seth, Harry and
Heather; and numerous other
relatives and friends. She was
preceded in death by her par-
ents, Harry Lyman and Mary
Helen Dickinson, and eldest
brother, Harry.
Visitation will be held from
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in the
chapel of Quinn-Shalz. A Mass
of Christian Burial will be held
at 10 a.m. Saturday in St.
Paul's Catholic. Church,
Jacksonville Beach. Interment
will follow in H. Warren Smith
Cemetery, Jacksonville Beach.
In lieu of flowers, donations
are preferred in her memory
to Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266
'Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL .32257 or to the Gilda
Radner Ovarian Cancer
Registry, Roswell Park Cancer
Institute, Elm and Carlton
Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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handle was broken, according to
the report.
* *
Bernard Leroy Hutchinson,
45, was arrested for possession
of cocaine, trespassing on
school grounds, possession of
new legend drugs without a pre-
. scription on May 21 in the 500
block of Seagate Avenue, accord-
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A man was arrested for offer-
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ing for or engaging in prostitu-
tion and resisting an officer
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Jenna P. Whithead, 21, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine, possession of drug
paraphernalia and grand theft
on May 21 in the 700 block of
Third Street, according to a
police report.


person on May 23 in the 2200
block of Mayport Road, accord-
ing to a police report.
* *
Burglary was reported on May
17 in the 1200 block of Jasmine
Street, according to a police
report. Someone broke into the
victim's vehicle, according to
the report.
* *
Grand theft was reported on
May 21 in the 800 block of
Seminole Road, according to a
police report. The victim's bike
was stolen from a bike rack,
according to the report.
* *
NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary was reported on May
16 in the 1400 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a police
report.
* *
Grand theft was reported on
May 16 in the 400 block of the
beach, according to a police
report. The victim's backpack
was stolen, according to the
report.
* *
Marcus Kenneth Rudolph, 20,
was arrested for possession of
cocaine and possession of 20
grams or less of marijuana on
May 16 in the 1100 block of
Penman Road, according to a
police report.
* *
Harold Edwin Gentry, 18, was
arrested for burglary and tres-
passing on school grounds on
May 21 in the 700 block of
Seagate Avenue, according to a
police report.
Burglary and trespassing on
school grounds was reported on
May 21 in the 700 block of
Seagate Avenue, according to a
police report.
* *
Burglary was reported on May
21 in the 600 block of
McCollum Circle, according to a
police report. The victim heard
her car alarm going off and dis-


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BUSINESS


Race to fight breast cancer

expected to fill area's hotel

rooms, JB council told


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
A television news personality is racing ahead
with plans to cosponsor a national marathon
at the Beaches to support breast cancer and
raise money to fight the deadly disease.
Donna Hicken, local news anchor and two-
time breast cancer survivor, Monday urged the
Jacksonville Beach City Council to support the
"26.2 with Donna" marathon in February,
2008.
"We are just so excited about it," she said. "I
am a runner on these Beaches. I live in
Jacksonville Beach. This is my home. I love it."
The City Council approved a special events
application to allow the 26.2-mile marathon to
take off.
As founder of the Donna Hicken Foundation
which provides resources for victims of breast
cancer, Hicken said she has always raised
money by running.
She partnered with trainer Jeff Galloway and
the Mayo Clinic to help cultivate the race into
a signature event for the Beaches as well as the
tight-knit community of cancer survivors and
those still battling the disease.
"We thought why train people to run other
people's races? Why not bring them to my own
community?" she said. "What a wonderful
thing to expose people to and raise money for
cancer research."
Hicken said the money raised will be filtered
directly to the Mayo Clinic rather thari being
"dumped into a vast hole" where there is no
real way to ensure that they will benefit the
cause.
"Edith Perez is one of the top breast cancer
researchers in the world. People come to the
Mayo from all over the country to see her,"
Hicken said., We will take our funds and direct
them to top bench research right here in our
own community."
Perez is author of a clinical trail that pro-
duced a 52 percent decrease in the recurrence


of breast cancer in those
;. participating.
The race is also expect-
ed to promote a huge
1.5 economic boom for the
Beaches at a time when
tourism is notoriously
slow in the winter
s months.
Hicken "Not only does it bene-
fit a great cause but it fills
up hotels and restaurants
in February when it is usually the doldrums
around here," Mayor Fland Sharp said. "We are
all excited."
Hicken, who is married to TV 13 meteorolo-
gist Tim Deegan, said she used her "in" at the
weather department to schedule a date for the
marathon that would coincide with the pro-
jected low tide.
"We are just hoping not to have a northeast-
er that day," she said.
Hicken said she hopes that the marathon
will be aired live on local television "so people
can see what we are doing here."
"We will be promoting this all over the
world in Florida, across the United States
and overseas," she said. "We want to create a
marquee event that people can point to. This is
an untapped gold mine for breast cancer
research."
Hicken said she will continue to work with
area businesses and residents along the
marathon route to minimize any inconven-
iences or, race day."
The inaugural run of the 26.2 with Donna:
The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer
will be held February 15-17, 2008 in
Jacksonville Beach. It will include a health
expo, community celebration event, VIP
event, marathon, half marathon and fun-run.
Organizers have said they expect hundreds
of runners for the race. For information visit
www.breastcancermarathon.com or email vol-
unteerdonna@gmail.com.


BUSINESS BRIEFS


Water's Edge Oceanfront
Condominium in
Jfacksonville Beach's develop-
fr, Triden t 'ealty Corp, is
offering buyers who purchase
a new residence an amenities
package through a partner-
ship with The Gate Governors
Club. Future residents are
being offered memberships to
some of the area's private
clubs, including Epping
Forest Yacht Club, The Lodge
& Club at Ponte Vedra and
The River Club in downtown
Jacksonville. Through a part-
nership with Brooks Health &
Fitness, Trident Realty Corp is
providing a one-year mem-
bership to the health and fit-
ness facility located near J.
Turner Butler Boulevard and
Gate Parkway. Located at 123
1st St. S. in Jacksonville
Beach, Water's Edge
Oceanfront Condominium'
has 16 luxurious residences.
Prices. for the three-bedroom
floor plans, spanning 1,980
square feet to 2,769 square
feet,- are priced from more
than $1 million. For more
information, call (904) 249-
3343 or visit www.watersed-
geoceanfront.com.
* *
Prudential Network Realty
announced that Mary Drakos
has joined the award winning'
sales team at its Ponte Vedra
office. Drakos is a multi-mil-
lion dollar producer with over
9 years in general real. estate,
and formerly marketed The
Plaza condominiums in
downtown Jacksonville.
Originally from the New
York/New Jersey,area, Drakos
has lived on the First Coast
for a.decade and has expertise
in all areas of Northeast


Florida, with a particular
emphasis on the Beaches.
* ; ** 0
:in'da, White'. "o'.oe iof
Prudential Network Realty's
former top producers and
original sales professionals in
the Ponte Vedra office, has
returned to the business' after
a three year sabbatical. White
has expertise in gated com-
munities and beachfront
properties, particularly near
the Ponte Vedra area.
* *0
The Small Business
Development Center at the
University of North Florida
(SBDC at UNF) will pffer the
following of workshops dur-
ing June and July.
*How to S-T-A-R-T-U-P
Your Own Business
June 19 from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. and July 13 from 6 p.m.
to, 9 p.m. Cost is $30 in
advance or $40 day of work-
shop. The workshop offers an
overview of the seven basic
requirements for business
STARTUP. A business startup
kit for Duval and surrounding
counties is included in the
workshop fee.
Tax Facts
June 7 from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. and July 31 from 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
Cost is$30 in advance or
$40 day of workshop.
This workshop explains the
tax implications of each type
of business structure, what is
and is not deductible, elec-
tronic filing, payroll taxes,
and more. This workshop is
co-sponsored by the Internal
Revenue Service
*On Target Marketing
June 28 from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m.


Cost is $30 in advance or
$40 day of workshop.
Thdel class -Will focifs'"6 i
-. meetiiTg sales and marketing
goals by understanding prod-
uct or services, customers,
prospects and competitors.
This class is taught by a mar-
keting professional.
Classes will be held at UNF
University Center, 12000
Alumni Dr. To register or for
more information call 904-
620-2476 or log on to
www.sbdc.unf.edu.
* *
Ponte Vedra Beach resident
Toni Crawford received the
Distinguished Leadership
Award at the Community
Leadership Association's 27th
Annual Conference, May 5 in
Grand Rapids, Michigan. She
was among 40 international
recipients of this prestigious
award. Crawford was nomi-
nated -by the Board of
Directors of Leadership
Jacksonville. Crawford was
awarded the 2006 Tillie K.
Fowler Distinguished
Leadership Award by
Leadership Jacksonville for
her outstanding contribu-
tions to our community. In
2003, Crawford and her hus-
band donated money to fund
two endowed faculty posi-
tions at the University of
North Florida for the
advancement of early child-
hood learning and literacy.
In 2006, the Governor
appointed Crawford to serve
as Chairperson for the Early
Learning Coalition of Duval,
Inc. The coalition, created by
the Florida legislature in
1999, ensures that preschool
aged children from low-
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Brookdale Cypress Village
was named #1 Retirement
Community by the
Jacksonville Business Journal.
0 *
The "40 Top Professionals
Under 40" selected by the edi-
tors of the Jacksonville
Business Journal for 2007
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Prosperity Bank and James
Smith, Jr. of Presser Lahnen
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bers of .the Ponte Vedra
Chamber of Commerce were
*honored at an awards break-
fast recently.

In the Journal's list of Best
Places to Work as ranked by
employee survey scores,
Oceanside Bank was fourth
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Hotel eyes SE

comer of A1 A,

Beach Blvd.

FROM STAFF
Plans to construct a five-
story office condominium
with a mix of retail at the cor-
ner of Beach Boulevard and
3rd Street is on hold while the
developers consider other
options for the site.
Bobby Bhikha of Shivam
Properties Thursday said a
hotel could replace the Ocean
Pointe A1A Office
Condominium.
"We are looking at other
possibilities than other multi-
use projects. The market is just
not there right now," he said.
"Hotels are our background.
We are just trying to clean that
up so we can do that."
Bhikha said the recent dip
in the real estate market is the"
driving force behind the pro-
posed change in use.
The property was rezoned
from Central Business District
to Redevelopment District in
June, 2004 to accommodate
the 50-foot mixed-use project
with commercial and office
space and garage parking.
Zoning for a hotel use varies
depending on the location of
the property and whether
there are any varianrces or
other land use exceptions
granted.
"We are going through the
process right now," Bhikha
said. "It is going through the
channels."
Shivam Properties operates
the Quality Inn Oceanfront
and Best Western hotels in
downtown Jacksonville Beach
and is constructing a new
Holiday Inn Express at Beach
Boulevard and 11 Street
North.


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A Neptune Beach restaurant
may add outdoor seating and
a game room if their applica-
tion is approved by the city.
, Curtis Winters, one of the
owners of Sun Dog Seafood
and Steak, 207 Atlantic
Boulevard, requested outdoor
seating for his restaurant at, a
meeting Monday..
The special exception
request is scheduled for a
public hearing at a Planning
and Development Review
Board meeting June 19 at 7
p.m. at City Hall, 116 First
Street.
Curtis said he plans to use
seating and tables from the
Cobalt room, which is no
longer' in use in the restju-
rant, and move them outside
Winters plans to turn the
Cobalt room into a gamee
room. U- : */,
The Council had concerns
about whether there would be
an effective enclosure for the
outdoor seating area and if
smoking would be allowed.
Winters assured them that
there would be an enclosure
and that he would, not allow


smoking in the outdoor area.
He also told the Council
that he plans to have umbrel-
las on the tables with no
"tacky" advertisements that
will enhance the area.
"Have at it. Do a nice job of
it. Make it beautiful," said
Councilor John Weldon dur-
ing a preliminary review.
Neighboring Caribbee Key
secured permission for out-
door seating last year after the
city council agreed to allow
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North in Jacksonville Beach. Owner Judy Van Zant Jenness
said the "minor" work includes replacing windows, installing a
new double front door and renovating the cub's restroom facili-
ties. The club remains open and acts are booked through the
summer. Van Zant Jenness said she plans to close for approxi-
mately six weeks in early fall to complete more significant reno-
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RELIGION


Women's Luncheon

Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church will hold a Women's
Celebration Luncheon at 11:30
a.m. on Saturday, June 2. The
theme will be "Here Comes the
Bride" and the program will fea-
ture members' wedding gowns.
The guest speaker will be Pam
Mullarkey, founder of Project
SOS.
Cost for the luncheon is $15
and paid reservations will be
taken until May 29.
Childcare can be reserved by
calling Marleen at 285-8225 ext.
206. The church address is 4510
Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Vedra.

Palms Open House
Ken Amaro will be the guest
speaker at Palms Open House
Luncheon at noon on
Wednesday, June 13 in Palms
Fellowship Hall. Amaro is "The
Viewers Advocate" on First Coast
News Channel 12. He will speak
on his work on consumer issues
and his spiritual journey. Tickets
are $7 and will be sold beginning
May 29 in the church office and
after Sunday services on June 3
and 10. Palms is at 3410 S. Third
Street in Jacksonville Beach; call
246-6427 for information.

Pentecost Picnic
Calvary Anglican Church will
hold a Pentecost Celebration on
Sunday, May 27 at the home of
Pastor David Sandiford. The cel-
ebration begins with Sunday
School at 9 a.m., Sunday service
at 10: a.m. followed by a picnic.
For information call the church
office at 241-9400;

Epic Surf Ministry
Camps
Epic Surf Ministry will hold
week-long Surf Camps begin-
ning June 4 through July 23. The
camps are appropriate for novice


to experienced surfers and com-
bines surfing instruction with
Bible study. The cost is $150.
Registration and information is
available at www.epicsurfmin-
istries.com or by calling 249-
1201.

Comedian at Chabad
Writer and stand-up comedi-
an Richard Morris will appear at
Chabad @ the Beaches today fol-
lowing the 7:30 p.m. service.
Morris, who was a writer for Late
Night with David Letterman and
also appeared on the show, will
give a presentation suitable for
all audiences. Along with his
humorous material, Morris will
speak about his return to Jewish
observance.
Tickets are $18; contact
Chabad at 285-1588 for infor-
mation and reservations.
Chabad is at 521 AlA N in Ponte
Vedra.

Family Movie Night
New Life Christian Fellowship
will have a Family Movie Night
at 7 p.m. on Saturday. "Facing
the Giants" will be the featured
movie. Admission is free and
refreshments will be sold. The
event will be in the church gym-
nasium at 2701 Hodges Blvd.
Call 223-6000 for information.

Bereavement Support
A Bereavement Support Group
sponsored by Jewish Family and
Community Services will meet
weekly at the beaches on
Wednesday at 3 p.m. For infor-
mation, call Beth Shorstein at
394-5723 or Sybil Ansbacher at
241-0789.

Art Exhibit
An art show titled "Nancy's
Lemonade Stand" featuring work
by Nancy Asbell will be at the
Bethel Gallery through July 15.
Art by Kelsey Berkley and


Matthew Jones will also be fea-
tured.
Bethel Gallery is located with-
in Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church at 4510 Palm Valley
Road. For information call 285-
8225.

Forum Topics
The Adult Forum Education
Series at St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church continues at
8:45 a.m. Sunday in the
Stormes Hall Library at 5th Street
and 11th Avenue. N. in
Jacksonville Beach. All are invit-
ed to attend.
"Speaking of Faith," a series by
Krista Tippett with America
Public Media, will be used for a
discussion on Sunday on the
complimentary nature of reli-
gion and science.

Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to 11
a.m, a group meets at the
Winstori Family YMCA to pray
for school, media, families, and
church. The YMCA is on
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-0267.

Celebrate Recovery
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at 6:30
p.m. in the fellowship hall of
Beach United Methodist
Church, 3rd Street at 7th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. The pro-
gram emphasizes that through
worship and same-gender small
groups, people can work on per-
sonal struggles such as eating
disorders, alcohol/drug abuse,
and codependency. The
evenings begin with dinner. Call
249-2343.

Men's group meetings
*Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
See BRIEFS, A-8


Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School information can be sent to religion@C'beachesleader.com or faxed to 249-
1501 to be included in the Beaches and Ponte Vedra Leader.


Beaches Chapel
Vacation Bible School at Beaches Chapel will be
held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 25 to 29. The
theme is Sonforce Kids. Call 241-4211 for infor-
mation or to register; the address is 610 Florida
Blvd. in Neptune Beach.
Calvary Anglican Church
An evening summer camp for adults and chil-
dren will be held beginning at 6:15 p.m. on
Wednesday, June 6 -and continuing on
Wednesday evenings through August 22. Calvary
Anglican Church and San Pablo Baptist Church
are holding the camp as a joint ministry at San
Pablo Baptist at 3044 San Pablo Road.
The theme for the children's camp activities is
Reach Out to Africa. There will be Bible Study and
life skills classes for adults. Registration and infor-
mation is available by calling 241-9400.
Registration will also be taken at the free BBQ and
kick--off of the camp on June 6.
Christ United Methodist Church
The theme for Vacation Bible School at Christ
United Methodist Church is "Galilee by the Sea"
with crafts, music, and more. VBS will be held
from 9 a.m. to noon on June 25-29 and is free for
children ages 3 years old through 5th grade. The
church address is 400 Penman Road in Neptune
Beach: register by calling the office at 249-5370.
Community Presbyterian Church
Habitat's for Humanity's Under Construction,
hard hats included, will be the theme for
Vacation Bible School June 11 15 at Community
Presbyterian Church. VBS will be from 9 a.m. to
noon for children ages 4 years through 5th grade.
Registration, which is $15 per child, will begin on
May 7. The church address is 150 Sherry Drive,
call 249-8698 to register.
First Baptist Church of Jacksonville Beach.
Children 3 years old by 9/1/06 through 6th
grade students are invited to attend "Gameday
Central: Where Heroes are Made" Vacation Bible
School at First Baptist Church. VBS will be from 9
a.m. to noon on June 11-15. Registration is free of
charge and can be done on the first day of
Vacation Bible School. The church address is 324
N. 5th Street; for information call 249-2314. e


Neptune Baptist Church
"Gameday Central: Where Heroes are Made" is
the theme for Vacation Bible School at Neptune
Baptist Church on June 18 to 22. Children ages
three years old through 5th grade will be admit-
ted free. The church address is 407 Third Street in
Neptune Beach; call 249-2307 for information.
Ocean Park Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School at Ocean Park Baptist
Church will be held May 29 to June 1 for children
who have completed kindergarten through fifth
grade. Dinner for the children will be at 5:30 p.m.
and VBS begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. The
church address is 400 S. 16th Ave. Jacksonville
Beach, call 249-5457 for information.
Palms Presbyterian Church
Registration for Palms Presbyterian Church's
VBS will be taken after the 8:30 and 11 a.m. serv-
ices on April 29, and May 6 and in the church
office on weekdays beginning April 23. VBS will
be from 9 to noon on June 4-8; the theme is
Sonforce Kids. The cost is $15 per child before
May 6. Palms is at 3410 S. Third Street in
Jacksomnille Beach; call 246-6427 for informa-
tion.
Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church
Vacation Bible School at Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church for children ages four up to
those who have completed fifth grade will be on
June 18 to 22. The theme will be Avalanche
Ranch. The church is at 35 Executive Way in
Ponte Vedra; call 280-5141 for information.
St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
Vacation Bible School Sports Camp will be held
on June 10 through June 15 with stories, sports,
snacks, music and crafts. Registration is being
taken now; call 249-4575. The church address is
1801 Beach Blvd.
St. Paul's Catholic Church
Avalanche Ranch will be the theme for
Vacation Bible School at St. Paul's Catholic
Church on June 25 to 29. For information call
249-2660; the church is located at 224 North 5th
Street in Jacksonville Beach. Register by calling
249-2600.


CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra leach 285-6127
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 11:00 AM 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist
10:15 AM Christian Formation, Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist 7:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 6 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel- 6 p m. except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services.
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2002 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, 221-4777 I
Sunday 9AM Worship, 10 15 AM Christian Formation
Nursery Provided
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1801 Beach Blvd.
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Sunday Worship
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Sunday School
Children 9:15 am
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125 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean.
SUNDAYS:
Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am
Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 am
Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am
Celebration Praise 11:00 am
WEDNESDAY (SEP-MAY)
5:30 Supper
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
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Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
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400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249-5370
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CATHOLIC 2400 Ma port Rd., Atlantic Beach
1st Avenue North at 5th Street Father Joseph Meehan
snvil B WEEKEND MASSES
Jacksonville Beach Saturday 5 p.m.
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Sunday Mass 7:00,8:30,1000, RECONCLIATION
Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30,10:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
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Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
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246-2709
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Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
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Isle of Faith prepares for Dominican Republic medical mission
Isle of Faith prepares for Dominican, Republic medical mission


by KATHY NICOLETTI
STAFF WRITER
Individuals volunteering
with Isle of Faith's
Dominican Republic Medical
Mission are "asked to be flexi-
ble like Gumby," said Deb
White, a volunteer leader for
the church's mission.
Even though the group
works together for almost a
year to prepare the mission,
unexpected things happen
and the living conditions are
always a challenge, she said.
White has participated in
seven mission trips and will
be going with the group of
eight people from Isle of Faith
United Methodist Church this
year. They will be working in
Moca/Tamboril near the city
of Santiago for two weeks in
June.
The medical mission is affil-
iated with the Christian non-
profit* organization Medical
Mission International. MMI
brings medical professionals
and support volunteers to
impoverished areas to pro-
vide medical care for those in
need.
About 90 volunteers are
expected at Moca/Tamboril,
including 6-8 physicians, sever-
al nurses, and a dentist, said


White. The rest of the
volunteers provide
administrative sup-
port for the health
providers, act as trans-
lators, and work with
the local population
and provide children's
activities.
It is not unusual to
have 150 people wait-
ing to be placed on
the list for medical
care early on the first
morning of the mis-
sion, said White. The
people are so grateful
for everything, she
said.
At the top of the list
of what members of
the team should bring
on the mission trip is
an "open heart and
open mind and the
willingness to use our Jim Wl
talents that God has Isle of F
provided each of us
with," said White.
On the practical side, White
,provides the volunteers with a
comprehensive six-page list of
what to pack.
Three of the most impor-
tant items on the list are bot-
tles of hand sanitzer, a refill-
able water bottle, and insect
repellant, she said.


photo by KATHY Nil
white (left), Deb White, Rene Bennett, and Paige White are volunteers
Faith United Methodist Church's Dominican Republic Medical Mission


Living conditions are basic
and it is necessary to sleep
under mosquito nets.
MMI has drinking water
brought in by truck and every-
one is cautioned to only drink
that water. Regular use of
hand sanitizers is encouraged.
Even a shower at the end of


day is at times an unavailable
luxury. Power is controlled by
the government and when it
is turned off for part of every
day there is no running water,
said White's husband1 who is
also a volunteer leader going
on this mission trip.
The evening before the mis-


sion team leaves for the
Dominican Republic,
everyone will meet at
the Whites' home for
b "packing night."
Two suitcases weigh-
ing 50 pounds each
when packed, are
allowed per person.
Each volunteer's first
suitcase is filled with
their personal items
including bedding.
The second bag is
filled with items needed
for the mission that
have been donated or
that they have pur-
chased. These include
.... medical supplies, vita-
mins, baby items, and
: other incidentals that
will help the
4-',34 Dominican people.
COLETTI This year, the team
with plans to leave at 3:30
a.m. for the first part of
the flight to the
Dominican Republic.
White, who is going on her
eighth mission trip, said the
mission team has been strand-
ed at an airport in the U.S. on
all but one mission trip.
Airfare, mission fees, and
incidental costs add up to
about $2,000 per person.
The goal is to raise funds to


cover the cost of the trip for
every person who is going,
she said.
Since the fall, they have
raised funds at a craft show,
an art show, bake sales, yard
sales, Christmas events, a
silent auction, and in a
fundraising partnership with
Moe's Restaurant.
All of the effort that goes
into fundraising also helps to
bring the volunteers together
as a group, said White.
Everyone learns to work
together and this helps in
assigning duties for the volun-
teers once they are in the
Dominican Republic.
Many of those who have
volunteered in medical mis-
sions in past years choose to
do so again, said Deb White.
This year, four members of
the team are returning after
serving in previous years.
They are nurses Pam Beaton
and Tami Kippler and Stanton
College Prep students Paige
White and Amber Sienna.
Two people are joining the
mission team for the first
time. They are Johnathan
Bedenbaugh who is a
construction supervisor and
Dylan Parvin, a student at
Fletcher Senior High.


Briefs:


Continued from A-7
Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study
group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the Fellowship
Hall. The church address is 4140
Hodges Blvd. For information
call 223-6922.

Singles groups
New Life Christian Fellowship
at 2701 Hodges Blvd. has
monthly Single Adult Ministry
meetings with childcare provid-
ed for some events. Contact
Claudia at 223-6000 for infor-
mation or visit www.nlcf.org.
Beach United Methodist
Church has Monday Night
Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on
Monday nights and Singles
Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday. For information visit
www.beachumc.org. or call 249-
2343. BUMC is located at 325
7th Ave. N.
Beaches Chapel Church, 610
Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach.
Singles over age 33 meet the last
Saturday of the month at 7 p.m.


at the church. 241-4211.
Christ Episcopal Church, 400
San Juan Drive in Ponte Vedra,
offers a singles ministry called
Solo Flight. For information
contact the church office at 285-
6127.
Christ the Redeemer Church,
190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedia
Beach. Weekly Bible study and
monthly social event such as
square dancing for ages 30 and
up. 280-5813.
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Vallev Road.
Ponte Vedra Beach. Bible study
group at 11 a.m. Sunday and
occasional other actiities for
singles ages 30 and older.

Retreats at Marywood
Retreats and events are
planned at the Ma rywood
Center for Spirituality in the
Switzerland area of NW St.
Johns County at 1715-5 State
Road 13. For information. call
287-2525 or toll-free 18881-287-
253 or check www.marvwood-
center.org.


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Beaches Chapel
student Isaac
Altenbach (center)
stops to pray with
Tina Trent (left),
Evangelism
Minister at Beach
United Methodist
Church, and Teresa
Rogers (right), a
teacher at Beaches
Chapel.


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Author Janice T. Connell
speaking at Our Lady Star of
the Sea Catholic Church on
Wednesday. Connell has
traveled to Medjugorje 15
times and is the author of
"The Visions of the Children
(The Apparitions of the
Blessed Mother at
M Medjugorje)."
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faiths and people of no faith
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Nease seeking new baseball coach


DAVID
ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER


Ignoring

Bonds' HR

chase will

hurt game

of baseball

Let's face it, records are
meant to be broken. So
when someone nears
breaking one, why should it
be ignored?
So we won't see a Triple
Crown winner this year for
the horses (there's yet to be a
Triple Crown winner since my
birth), we will see one of base-
ball's most famous records
fall.
No, it's not the record that
Atlanta Braves skipper Bobby
Cox is about to set, becoming
the most ejected manager in
Major League history, though
that is an interesting one.
The guy has nearly a full
season of ejections under his
belt in his career, yet he's still
one of the top winning man-
agers in history as well.'
But enough of Bobby Cox.
This column is about Barry
Bonds. This column is about
the guy who, despite all that
steroids talk in the past (up
until yesterday at least), is
going to be baseball's all-time
home run king before we
know it.
And ho one will be there lto'
congrat~llhimi"' "*'' iuC I
Former MLB commissioner
Fay Vincent has asked current
commish Bud Selig to avoid
honoring Bonds with his pres-
ence at games as Bonds nears
Hank Aaron's 32 year-old
record.
On top of that, Aaron, the
man whose record is about to
fall, already has said he will
not be in attendance to see
Bonds hit that historic blast.
This is the guy who spent
23 years chasing Babe Ruth's
record but doesn't have the
decency to at least extend a
hand as his own record falls.
Hammerin' Hank says he'd
rather go golfing.
Don't you think Roger
Maris would've made it a
point to go see Mark McGwire
smack that famous No. 62
back in 1998 if he were still
alive?
That whole circus baseball
created when McGwire and
Sosa, one who admitted using
that andro stuff and the other
just looked more juiced than
a few of those who prance
around a bar on any given
Sunday, were smashing
homers kept fans' attention
for weeks.
Bonds is about to pass the
one record that means more
to baseball than the slider and
no one plans to show up.
It is not proven that Bonds
is a user and we are in a coun-
try where people are innocent
until proven guilty. Besides,
steroids don't improve your
bat-to ball hand-eye coordina-
tion. If they did, don't you
think I'd be playing baseball
right now for a small fortune?
For Aaron and Selig and all
others to bury their heads in
the sand as Bonds nears this
historic accomplishment
would be a bad move for
baseball.
What major league baseball
has is a commissioner who is
a friend of Aaron's. So natu-
rally, Selig is taking Hank's
side and has indicated he
doesn't want to be in atten-
dance for homers number 755
to tie the record and 756 to
break it.
People are supposed to
leave that personal stuff at
home, not bring it to the
field, especially when you run
the league.
The friendship between
Aaron and Selig doesn't mat-
ter at this point. It's the
respect the sport owes to one
of its best-ever players that
will really count.


by DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER
When Lee Geiger took over the head
baseball coaching job at Nease High
School, he knew right then and there
he had his work cut out for him.
After all, the program was just a few
years removed from its Florida High
School Athletic Association violations
when the baseball team was practicing
earlier than it was supposed to, and
following the additional probation
because of the football program's
infractions, every sport at Nease has
become heavily scrutinized.
It didn't help that the school's foot-
ball program has gained state-wide
recognition over the past few years
while the baseball team returned very
few experienced players for the start of
the 2007 season. .
The dynamic seemed to be: Nease
football on the rise, Nease baseball in
decline, although the program was just
two seasons removed from reaching
the regional finals of the state playoffs.
But now Geiger has resigned and the
baseball team is in search of its third
head coach in three years.
This spring, the Panthers got off to a
rough start. The team opened the sea-
son 0-9, making "inexperience mis-
takes," as Geiger put it and "not get-
ting those big innings," he would add.


"It's been a growing process for all of
us," Geiger said of the nine straight
losses. "We knew it would be."
Then came the March 16 win
against Menendez High School and
two more wins the
following week at the
Terry Parker High ..................................
School Tournament
and things started to It just was
change.
"Once we got the situation fc
first win against Hopefully b'
Menendez, we've
been playing some June we ca
decent baseball," situation be
Geiger said at the
time. "It's just nice get someone
seeing the kids have time for c
confidence and
believing in them- and for the
selves." school year
Geiger knew the
team he had taken
over this season was
a team in the midst Ted i
of rebuilding for the Nease athh
future. He had only a
handful of seniors to
work with and
numerous players who didn't have
much. experience under their belt.
By midseason, Geiger's Panthers had
a different look and started winning
more games, including a three-game


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win streak at the beginning of April in
which the Panthers scored over 10
runs in all three wins. Nease capped
the season winning four of its last six
games and finishing with a record of
9-18, far better than
Geiger had expected at
........................................... th e start of the season.
The attitude'in the
't the right dugout never changed
all season, something
[Geiger]. that can be attributed
the end of to Geiger and his
have this coaching staff.
I have this "Even when we were
ind us and 0-9, the kids were
always upbeat," the
in here in coach said.
nditioning The season ended
after a 10-3 loss to Port
tart of the Orange Atlantic High
School in the first
round of the district
tournament and Geiger
was already thinking in
arbato terms of the next sea-
fc director son.
The Panthers would
not lose that many
players to graduation
and the coaches and players were start-
ing to connect as the season wore on,
things that foretold of a better future
for Nease baseball.
"The majority of our team does


return, so the future looks bright,"
Geiger said following the season. "We
just have to get back to work and work
hard.
"Things will be a lot easier next year.
I think we'll be fine. I think we'll push
be one of the top seeds. I think once
we work hard and get better we'll do
that."
Then, Geiger resigned from his posi-
tion after just one campaign as head
coach.
"It just wasn't the right situation for
him," Nease Athletic Director Ted
Barbato said.
While Geiger has departed from the
school, Barbato is already on the
move, looking to replace the head
coach, which he hopes to do by the
end of June.
"We're already taking applications
and holding some interviews," Barbato
said.
"Hopefully by the end of June we
can have this situation behind us and
get someone in here in time for condi-
tioning and for the start of the school
year."
Despite the program not being .the
best interest for Geiger, Barbato has no
hard feeling toward the former coach.
"I really appreciated him being here
this year," Barbato said. "He did a
good job and he worked real well with
the kids. We wish him the best."


Highsmith tournament this Saturday


FROM STAFF
Memorial Day weekend will
usher in the summer beach
volleyball season and its open-
ing event, the 10th annual
Highsmith Memorial Tourna-
ment taking place Saturday on
the beachfront at Fourth Ave:
N in Jacksonville Beach.
The event honors Mike
Highsmith, a surfer turned top
beach volleyball player who
perished at the age of 31 after
a Colorado dirt bike accident.
"I am still in awe that
Michael's tournament is still
running [this many] years
later," Renee Highsmith
Chiarello said last year. "You
have no idea what that does
Stormy family and me'JM ,' i ,
:-:C' Chiarello, who-resides in
Jacksonville Beach, is a sister
to the beach volleyball legend.
A number of Highsmith's
contemporaries will compete
in this weekend's event. That
circle of friends, including
Wayne MacDonald, who.was
with Michael when he died,
Rocky Morsch, Scott Guthrie,
Damon Gordon, Matt Tracy
and Brad Brown, all became
well-known beach volleyball
players.
"We grew up together, pretty
much lived together," Morsch
said before last year's event.
"Mike and Wayne, Scott [and]
myself were the only guys who
made a profession out of vol-
leyball. It was tough, especially
starting.out. Money wasn't
great because we were on the
lower end.
"As the years went on we
got better and the money got
better. It was nice seeing the
four of us work our way up
through the ranks. Mike was
one of the top players on the
East Coast."
Highsmith's family plans to
host a party for those who
knew the late volleyball.icon.
"It's just unbelievable these
guys still want to get together
just to honor their buddy,"
Highsmith's mother, Francine
Scharf, said at last year's event.
Saturday's tournament will
include com-
petition in
Men's and
Women's Asthe ye&
divisions,
Open, AA, A we got bett
and B divi-
sions. Play money got b
features two- nice seeing th
person teams work our way
in a pool for-
mat with sin- the ranks. Mi
gle elimina-
tion playoffs. of the top pla
There will East Coast.
also be a. ..............
Legends divi-
sion for
friends of Rocky
Mike
Highsmith.
Open competition will fea-
ture $500 in prizes, while the
AA classification offers $250 in
prize money. Winners in the A
division will receive merchan-
dise.
Registration fees are $60 per
team in the Open division,
$55 in AA and A, and $50 for
Legends play. Competitors
may register online at
active.com or between 7:30
a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on the day
of the tournament.


Photos by ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE; Susie Mashour dives for a dig as her sister Terri looks on during play in the Women's AA division of last year's Highsmith
Memorial tournament. BELOW: There was spirited play in the Legends Division during last year's beach volleyball tournament.


Matches are slated to begin
at 9 a.m. and continue until
afternoon finals.
Former Jacksonville Beach
Volleyball president Jay Moore
recalled Highsmith as a big
catalyst for the growth of the
sport in the Beaches area.
"He was the reason all the
girls came out to play, said
Moore. "We kind of policed
the beach, too.
At that time
............................. w e h ad a lot of
rs wenton' riff-raff. We
rs went on single-handed-
er and the ly, I think,
removed
better. It was them. That
le four of us was fun."
up through Jacksonville
up through Beach
ke was one Volleyball is
years on the now headed
years on the by Chris
Morrisey, who
.......................................... said th is y ear's
Highsmith
Memorial
Morsch event will be
capped at 60
teams.
Last year's winners included
Chad Poppel and Scott Perry
in the Men's Open division;
Kara Dawson and Kristen
Oberzan in Women's Open;
David Carson and Brian
Wheeler in Men's AA; Justine
Burkhardt and Jess Furlong in
Women's AA and Jeff Kidd and
Kurt Stevens in Men's A.
Also, Noel Khirsukhani-Claire
Yonutas in the Coed Open divi-
sion and Chris Palmer and
Tanya Rodela in Coed AA.


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tact the club at
nfusoccer@yahoo.com.
**
Island FC will conduct try-
outs for advanced soccer teams
the week of May 28. Boys
under 12, 14 and 17 teams will
host tryouts Tuesday; May 29.
Girls under 14, 17 and 18
teams will have tryouts
Wednesday, May 30.
All sessions begin at 5:30
p.m. and take place at the IFc
home fields at San Pablo
Elementary School fields across
from Fletcher High School.
For more information con-
tact Mike Levine at 636-8969 or
via e-mail at levinem@dreams-
beginhere.org.

Softball Standings
As of May 19


Photo submitted
The Jacksonville Beach Minor League Pirates earned honors as regular season and tournament champions this spring with a 20-2
record. Front row: Conor Ervin, Robert Schaefer, Jacob Nemeth, Alec Swindorsky, Ryan Weilersbacher, Micah Bebout. Second
row: Kyle Paul, Cole Abdullah, Tommy Joyce, Storm Benson, Skyler Shields. Coaches: Steve Ervin, Yogi Benson, Greg Conley,
Jay Nemeth, Bill Shields.


Baseball School
Sunshine Baseball School
offers six different sessions at
Wingate Park in Jacksonville
Beach. The dates of the ses-
sions, which run from 8:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday
through Thursday, are June 4-
7, June 11-14, June 18-21, July
9-12, July 16-19 and July 30-
Aug. 2. The cost of each ses-
sion is $125, which includes
lunch, drinks and a T-shirt.
Instructors are Fletcher head
baseball coach Kevin Brown,
former head coach and
Fletcher assistant Dr. Jim
Timmons and one-time
Fletcher shortstop Boomer
Bernstein, an Auburn graduate
who assists Brown with the
varsity baseball team.


Sunshine Baseball School is
open to youngsters aged 6-12.
Lunch and trivia are on each
day's agenda from 11:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. Players end the
day swimming at the Fletcher
pool. Baseball equipment,
swimsuits and towels should
be brought daily. Shorts may
be wom instead of baseball
pants. For information, call
Timmons at 223-1664 (home)
or 521-2687 (cell). Tuition pay-
ments should be sent to
Timmons at 13810 Sutton
Park Dr. N.-#1319,
Jacksonville, FL 32224.

Basketball League
The Beaches Basketball.
League, for ages 3 years old to
rising sixth graders, will be held
June 4 to July 7 at St. Paul's


Catholic Church, Jacksonville
Beach. The registration deadline
is May 18. For information, visit
www.beachesbasketball.com or
call Tommy Hulihan at 349-
2611.

Boat Donation
If you're a boater with a pas-
sion for forensic science, and
you have a trailerable boat or
PWC that you might consider
using as a tax write-off, a new
program funded by the U.S.
Coast Guard could help the
nation's waterway accident
investigators better understand
boat collision dynamics.
The National Association of
State Boating Law
Administration is seeking donat-
ed boats for testing purposes in
Virginia starting in September.


Watercraft owners who wish to
donate their boats will receive
verification of the donation for
tax purposes. Boats need to be
in operating condition, includ-
ing propulsion, and include a
trailer.
To donate your boat or find
out more about the program,
phone (859) 225-9687 or e-mail
info@nasbla.org.

Soccer tryouts
North Florida United Soccer
Club will be conducting try-
outs from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
May 21 through May 24 for
select teams, U-12 through U-
17, at Abess Park on Girvin
Road behind the Home Depot
on Atlantic Boulevard.
For more information, con-


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q question: Dr. Smith,
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stomach?

Answer: A recent study
sponsored by the American
Council on Exercise reports
for best results you should use
the bicycle maneuver, where
you perform a crunch by
touching your knees to your
opposite elbows.
This is not the easiest thing
to do if you are just starting
out.
The other exercises to try is
the exercise-ball crunch, in
which you lie back on the
ball, thighs and torso parallel
with the floor, and raise your
torso no more than 45
degrees.
The council's web site (ace-
fitness.org) contains instruc-
tions on how to correctly per-
form these as well as other
abdominal exercises, or you
should have a trainer show
you how to do these properly.
Looking for those six pack
abs? Well if you are, you are
going to have to do more
than just a series of sit ups.
Research has shown that it
isn't possible to spot reduce.
So while exercises like crunch-
es may tone your abdominal
muscles, it doesn't mean
you're necessarily losing a lot
of fat from your abdominal
area. This will require a


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SMITH, M.D.
CONTRIBUTOR


change in your diet.
Reducing your midsection is
important, and not just from
a cosmetic perspective.
Research has shown that the
larger your mid-section, the
more likely you are to have a
heart attack, diabetes, and
some forms of cancer.
A Harvard Health Study
published in the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition,
tracked over 27,000 men over
13 years and found that men's
risks increased once their
waist size went over 34 inch-
es,~
Compared to those with
waist sizes under 34 inches,
those with a 36-inch waist
had twice the risk, while those
greater than 40 inches had a
five-fold increased risk. Similar
studies have shown increases


risks in women with waist
sizes over 31 inches.

Once a year drug cuts
fracture risk

A recent study has shown
that once-a-year Reclast cuts
the risk of vertebral fractures
by 70 percent and hip frac-
tures by 40 percent compared
to those not taking any osteo-
porosis medications.
Reclast is given through a
15-minute infusion and was
-studied in more than 4,000
women whose average age
was 73.
Study investigator and
osteoporosis specialist Felicia
Cosman, MD of Columbia
University' noted that while
Reclast was not directly com-
pared to other osteoporosis
drugs, she did feel that this
was a better solution than
some others. It is so much: eas-
ier to take, noting that a
major problem with the most
commonly prescribed class of
osteoporosis drugs, the bis-
phosphonates, is that they
aren't easy to take properly.
They must be taken first thing
in the morning, on an empty
stomach, 30 minutes before
eating anything, and you are
supposed to remain standing
or sitting upright during this
half-hour fast.
Cosman further noted that
Reclast doesn't totally prevent
fractures. Over three years, 3.3


percent of women who topk
the drug had vertebral frac-
tures and 1.4 percent had hip
fractures, but that was far bet-
ter than the 10.9 percent rate
of vertebral fractures and the
2.5 percent rate of hip frac-
tures in the placebo group.
"We want to stress that in
between these infusions,
women still need to take their
calcium and vitamin D and
exercise and use all the
lifestyle measures that should
be done to reduce bone loss,"
Cosman warns. "This would
not take the place of that."



This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports,
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
ment for treatment by your regu-
lar doctor. It is only designed to
offer guidelines on the preven-
tion, recognition, and care of
injuries and illness.
Specific concerns should be
discussed with your physician.
Mail your questions to Gregory
Smith, MD Sportsmedicine,
1250 S. 18th Street, Suite 204,
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FROM STAFF
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February, wrapped up over the
course of last week- -
end.
"We had 118 girls in
softball and 358 kids
in baseball. We had 28
baseball teams and 11
softball," said ABAA
president John Moffitt. "Each
team played 10 to 16 games,
depending on the age group."
Softball trophies were
awarded Friday to girls' 6 and
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S and trophy presenta-
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Gt Out...

Castaway Island
Friday's schedule at
Castaway Island Preserve,
2885 San Pablo Road S.,
offers two events. The first,
from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., is
Outdoor Observations, the
second, from 11 a.m. to 12
p.m., is Wildlife of
Northeast Florida. Outdoor
Observations, which is for
all ages, offers the thrill of
discovery while experienc-
ing the out-of-doors.
Wildlife of Northeast
Florida shows this neigh-
borhood has a diversity of
animals. Its program also is
for all ages. For informa-
tion on either, call 630-
CITY[2489].

Mumz the Word
Mumz the Word plays
Americana, folk, classic pop
and original songs with a
country-rock feel, acoustic
guitar and two female
vocalists Friday as part of
Music in the Courtyard.
The event, which is free
and open to the public,
continues from 7 p.m. to
10 p.m. every Friday
through to the end of
October at 200 First Street
in Neptune Beach. The
evening of community fun.
is sponsored by The
Shoppes, which stay open
late. For information, call
249-2922.

Moonlight Movies
Jacksonville Beach's
Moonlight Movie Series con-
tinues with "Ghostbusters"
Friday, "The King and I"
June 1 and "Forrest Gump"
June 8. All movies are shown
from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. at
the Sea Walk Pavilion.

Book Signing
Harold Lee Wise, an
adjunct history professor at
Elizabeth City (N.C.) State
University, will be at Barnes
& Noble St. Johns, 10280
Midtown Parkway, from 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday to sign
his book, "Inside the Danger
Zone: The U.S. Military in
the Persian Gulf 1987-88."
For information, call 928-
3581.

Mike Highsmith
Memorial Tournament
The 10th annual Mike
Highsmith Memorial
Volleyball Tournament will
be played adjacent to the
Jacksonville Beach Pier
starting at 9 a.m. Saturday.
To register, visit jack-
sonvillevolleyballclub.com.
Walk-up registrations may'
be accepted if room is
available. There's also a
link on the JVC webpage
where donations may be
made for Highsmith's
mother, Francine Scharf,
who is battling cancer for a
second time. Donations
collected will assist with
medical costs not covered
by insurance.

Uptown Saturday Night
Extended shopping hours,
live entertainment, book
signing by local and region-
al authors, performance art,
refreshments and original
works of art are the order of
the day as shops along San
Marco Avenue in St.
Augustine extend their
hours. Uptown Saturday
Night is free to the public
and takes place from 5 p.m.
to 9 p.m. For information,
call 904-824-9357.

Wild Wonders
The extended run of
Atlantic Beach's "Wild
Wonders" concludes at 11
a.m. Saturday on Dutton
Island. The featured "Warm
SFuzzies" program involves
small mammals and reptiles
that help educate the public.
For information, call 247-
: 5828.

Grand Night for Singing
"A Grand Night for
Singing" takes the stage for
10 performances at the
Players by the Sea Theater,
106 6th St. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Evening shows will
be performed at 8 p.m. June
1, 2, 7-9 and 14-16.
Matinees will be held at 2


p.m. June 3 and June 10. For
information, call 249-0289.

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Fletcher High's Yoshida 'was one of us'


"Rarely has a nation been so
well served by a people it has so
ill-treated." President Bill
Clinton, June 21, 2001.

by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Kenjiro Yoshida was like a
lot of teenage American boys
in the-early 1940s.
He played sandlot football,
attended public high school
and was a Boy Scout.
When his country needed
him during World War II,
Yoshida, a native Floridian,
volunteered for the U.S.
Army at the age of 18.
The Jacksonville Beach resi-
dent was assigned to the
442nd Regimental Combat
Team, made up almost entire-
ly of Americans of Japanese
descent.
The segregated infantry
regiment was awarded more
medals for fighting in Europe
than any other American
unit of comparable size.
The 442 also suffered its
share of casualties, number-
ing more than 9,000.
Yoshida was one of them.

Brothers in arms

Born in Boca Raton and
raised for most of his life a
block away from the ocean in
Jacksonyille' Beach, \osh ida
was killed in action in Italy
onJulI 8. 1944.
He volunteered for military
service at a time when more
than 110,000 Japanese
Americans in the U.S. were
being rounded up like cattle
and relocated to prison
camps in Caltornia and.
Arizoni ''- l---.......... -
Yoshida's call to duty


photo submitted
The insignia of the 442nd
Combat Team featured the
upraised torch of liberty.

affirmed his citizenship as a
full-blooded American.
"They did more than
defend America; in the face
of painful prejudice, they
helped to define America at
its best," said President Bill
Clinton about Japanese-
American veterans during a
Medal of Honor ceremony on
the South Lawn of the White
House in June 2001.
Yoshida died in the
Tuscany region of war-torn
northern Italy. He had been
in combat only 12 days.
Upon his death, his moth-
er, Katsu "Jean" Yoshida,
joined a legion of American
women known as Gold Star
Mothers whose sons were
killed overseas.
Jean Yoshida's oldest child,
Jun, also served in the Army
with the 442, but he was
training stateside when his
younger brother was killed.
Jun Yoshida, a Purple Heart
recipient during the war,


returned home safety and
spent another 20 years in the
Air Folce, retiring in 1964 as
a tech sergeant.
He married briefly, but had
no children, and died of a
heart attack at age 51 while
fishing in Florida.
The Yoshida family name
died with him.

Relocation camps

Ken and Jun's parents, who
had migrated to the U.S. in
the early 1900s, where treat-
ed better than most Japanese
nationals following the sneak
attack on Pearl Harbor in
1941.
Jean of Aomori, Japan, and
her husband, Gengoro, of
Morioka, were not relocated
to internment camps on the
West Coast in 1942 as some
of their blood relatives were.
After their sons joined the
Army, the couple moved to
St. Cloud, Fla., to care for
Jean's father, Yosokuchi
Narita.
Jean's sister, Ren
Ogasawara, and her two
daughters, Francis and
Nancy, were not as fortunate.
The Ogasawaras were
removed from their San
Francisco home and interned
for two years at the sprawl-
ing, 15,000-acre Gila River
Relocation Camp in southern
Arizona.
Francis was 16 at the time,
Nancy only 12. Their mother,
a Presbyterian missionary
who taught kindergarten and
English to Japanese immi-
grants in San Francisco, died
at the camp in 1944.
"We were interned in

See YOSHIDA, B-2


photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra bassists warm up during last year's event at the TPC at
Sawgrass. Pictured (from right) are principal bassist John Wieland, Kevin Casseday, Dale
Gosa and Jason Lindsay.


BRASS sponsors JSO concert


by KATHY HARTMAN
PONTE VEDRA EDITOR
For those who have
attended past Memorial
weekend symphony concerts
at TPC at Sawgrass, a word
of advice for Saturday's sixth
annual event: leave Dom
Perignon at home.
For the first time this year,
any liquid spirits on the
concert grounds will have to
be purchased at the concert,
according to Clarissa
Chandler, president of the
sponsoring organization.
Beer, wine and sodas will
be available for purchase.
For past concerts, "we
actually massaged a gray
area" by allowing guests to
bring their own alcoholic
drinks, said Chandler, with
Beaches Residents Actively
Supporting the Symphony
(BRASS).
Saturday's concert, which
is free, begins at 7 p.m. out-
side the new 73,000-square-
foot TPC clubhouse that
opened this month after just


over a year of construction.
The symphony will set up
shop in the area behind the
clubhouse used for the
Island Club during The
Players championship,
Chandler said.
Guests can sit on the ter-
raced grassy area behind the
clubhouse, or on grassy
knolls on the back side of
the 18th green, or other
"places to drape," she said.
The rule forbidding alco-
hol from being brought in
relates to the club's liquor
license and the proximity of
the event to the clubhouse,
Chandler said.
"There probably will be
people scanning picnic bas-
kets," she said. Food,
chairs, blankets and coolers
are allowed.
As the audience at the
annual event has grown
over the past five years, so
has the array of accou-
trements guests bring with
them.
It is not unusual to see
tables with tablecloths


topped by containers of
food, bottles of wine, wine
glasses and candles.
The setting could be for
two or for a crowd.'
"It's the kind of concert
that has amassed more audi-
ence every year," Chandler
said. "So I imagine it will
hold steady at 2,000 [guests]
plus" this year, she said.
The new clubhouse may
be an attraction as well, she
said.
One favorite highlight of
the annual concert, with
Fabio Machetti conducting,
is a performance of "Armed
Forces Salute," when the
symphony plays the theme
song for each military serv-
ice branch.
Veterans and active duty
personnel typically stand
during the playing of their
appropriate theme songs.
Also on Saturday's pro-
gram are a cluster of Duke
Ellington tunes, songs from
Dave Brubeck, a George M.
Cohan salute and the 1812
Overture.


photo courtesy of NANCY OGASAWARA DUFFY
Pvt. Kenjiro Yoshida relaxing at either Camp Blanding, Fla., or
Camp Shelby, Miss., in 1944.


MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES


Beaches Ceremony
The Beaches Memorial Day
ceremony will be conducted by
American Legion Post 129 of
Jacksonville Beach at 10:30
a.m. at H. Warren Smith
Cemetery, 1538 2nd Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Speaker
will be retired Air Force Col.
James R. Brown.

Jacksonville Veterans Wall
The city of Jacksonville's
Veterans Affairs Office will host
a ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday
at the Veterans Wail near
Jacksonville Municipal
Stadium. Speakers include
Mayor John Peyton and Rear
Adm. Mark Boensel. Music by
the St. Johns River City Band
and the Don Thompson
Chorale. Ten names will be
added to the wall. The event is
free to the public. Parking is
free.

Memorial Weekend at Fort
Clinch


Fort Clinch State. Park in
Fernandina Beach will honor
men and women who served
in World War II. The event
takes place from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. Sunday. Friends of Fort
Clinch, Inc. will be selling hot
dog lunches. Admission to the
park is $5 per vehicle and $2
per person to enter the fort.
Children under 6 are free. For
information, contact the park
at 904-277-7274.

Memorial Day Arts and
Crafts Festival
A Memorial Day arts and
crafts festival will be held at
the St. Augustine
Amphitheatre on Anastasia
Island. Hours are 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4
p.m. Sunday. Admission and
parking are free. The
Amphitheatre is located at
1340 AIA South. For informa-
tion, call 352-546-2322 or 904-
471-1965.


Moonlight Movies screens the hit 1984 comedy
"Ghostbusters" today at 9 p.m. at the SeaWalk
Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach. The event is free.


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Weekend 2 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader May 25, 2007


FOR THE SENIORS


photo courtesy of NANCY OGASAWARA DUFFY
The remains of Pvt. Kenjiro Yoshida are reburied at Mt. Peace Cemetery in St. Cloud, Fla. Yoshida received full military honors.


Yoshida: Killed in action after 12 days in combat


Cont. from B-1
Arizona," Francis Ogasawara,
now 80, recalled in a phone
interview from her Asheville,
N.C., home.
"I never met Ken or Jun.
They were our East Coast rela-
tives. In those days, you did-
n't make long-distance calls."
"Francis and I left the camp
in 1944 and moved to New
York to live with an aunt,"
added 76-year-old Nancy
Ogasawara Duffy of Virginia
Beach, Va..
"Kenjiro was the first of our
cousins to pass. I didn't know
him at all, but I knew Jun
quite well because he came to
visit me in high school after'
the war."
Duffy has a pair of Kenjiro's
dog tags and his Purple Heart.
She also has a laundry bill for
$1.56 that the Army, in one of
its bureaucratic blunders, sent
the Yoshidas after Ken's death.
Said Duffy: "The guy gave'
his life for his country and
they're billing his mother for
laundry?"

'He was one of us'
Kenjiro Yoshida volunteered
for the Army right out of
Fletcher High School.
Classmates remember him
as a good athlete and student,
as American as baseball and
apple pie.
"There were four boys he
chummed around with:
myself, Bo Brantley, Red
Gates, arid'S6&'Per'Diiksoi,"'
Fred Ahern of Ponte Vedra
Beach recalled.
"We were all in Boy Scout
Troop 40 together. Ken was
extremely agile and very
quick. When we were on the
boardwalk, sailors would rec-
ognize that he was Japanese
and try to pick on him.
"We all stood up for
Kenjiro. He was one of us."
Dwight Wilson, a former
curator for the Beaches
Historical Society, bought his
first bike from Yoshida in
1938.
Wilson's father was princi-
pal of Jacksonville Beach
Elementary. School when
Yoshida was a student there in
the 1930s.
"My father cried when he
heard that Kenjiro had died,"
said Wilson, adding that the
Yoshida family lived in an
apartment above a liquor
store on Pablo Avenue, across
from the present-day City
Hall.
By the time Kenjiro enlist-
ed, his brother, 18 months his
senior, was stationed in Camp
Shelby, Miss., where second-
generation Japanese
Americans trained before
going overseas.
After completing basic com-
bat training at Camp
Blanding, 30 miles south of
Jacksonville, Pvt. Kenjiro
Yoshida was assigned to
Company L of the 3rd
Battalion, 442nd Regimental
Combat Team.
Yoshida's first cousin,
Wesley Narita, served in the
442's regimental band.
The Japanese-American regi-
ment, whose motto was "Go
For Broke," sailed for Italy in
May 1944, landing at the
bombed-out harbor of Naples
in early June.
The unit's distinctive shoul-
der patch, a hand holding the
torch of liberty against a blue
crest surrounded by red and
white stripes, signified a spirit
of union among the troops.
"Volunteering was their
first, and would be their most
significant, political act,"
writes Robert Asahina in his
2006 book, "Just Americans."
"It expressed something
more basic than ethnic or cul-
tural identity or patriotism. It
declared not what made them
different from other
Americans but what they had
in common with them."
Yamato farming colony


photo courtesy of NANCY DUFFY
Pvt. Kenjiro Yoshida was ini-
tially buried in an Army ceme-
tery in Italy.

On his 1942 passport,
Gengoro Yoshida, then 57,
marked "36" on the line list-
ing the number of years he
had resided in the United
States.
A farmer from the castle
region of northern Japan, the
edler Yoshida had come to
America at age 21, recruited to
work and settle in a Japanese
farming colony in West Palm
Beach.
Yamato Farms, which broke
ground in 1905 in what is
now Boca Raton, raised
pineapples and later winter
vegetables, according to an
exhibit of Japanese pioneers
in Florida at the Morikami
Museum in Delray Beach.
"Few of-the 'settlers
remained *at Yainatov'ery long,
but those who did sometimes
returned to Japan briefly to
marry and bring wives to the
colony," the museum's web-
site says.
Gengoro and Jean Yoshida's
sons were born at a hospital
near the colony in 1923 and
1924.
On Kenjiro's birth certifi-
cate, Gengoro, then 40, lists
his occupation as farmer and
place of residence as Yamato,
Fla.
Yamato Farms was located
between Boca Raton and
Delray Beach on land leased
from industrialist Henry
Flagler. The colony was a stop
on Flagler's East Coast
Railway.
Sometime in the 1930s, the
Yoshidas moved north to
Jacksonville Beach, where at
least one other Japanese fami-
ly resided.
At the onset of World War
II, only three Japanese fami-
lies remained at Yamato. In
1942, the land was confiscat-
ed by the government and
converted into an Army Air
Corps training center.

Baptism of fire

On June 10, 1944, the 442
joined up with its brother bat-
talion, the 100th, at a coastal


town 40 miles northwest of
Rome. .
The 100th had already
made a name for itself in
combat, having fought in
North Africa in 1943, and in
Italy in early 1944 at the bat-
tle of Monte Cassino and dur-
ing the invasion of Anzio.
The newly arrived second
and third battalions were
green, but anxious to prove
their mettle.
Their baptism of fire came
on June 26, 1944.
According to a unit history
of the 442 by the California-
based Go For Broke National
Education Center, Yoshida's L
Company was "pinned down
for most of the day" by small-
arms fire outside the town of
Belvedere, north of Rome.
The 100th eventually seized
the town from- the Germans,
destroying an entire SS
Battalion. For its efforts, the
100th was awarded a
Presidential Unit Citation.
In early July, the 442 chased
the retreating Germans up the
boot of Italy, crossing "rolling
hills and already-harvested
wheat fields," the unit history
says.
During the decisive, three-
day battle for Hill 140, six
men in L Company were
wiped out from a single
German artillery shell.
The 442 took Hill 140 on
July 7, 1944. From the ridge
line, Yoshida's company may,
have caught a glimpse of the
coastal plain'to the west.
The view may have remind-
ed Yoshida of his seaside,
home in Jacksonville Beach,
where he lived a stone's throw
from the boardwalk.
The following day, Yoshida
and another private in L
Company, Mitso Furuuchi,


were killed in battle, likely
near the village of Castellina.
Mt. Peace Cemetery
Jun Yoshida was at Camp
Shelby when he was notified
of his brother's death. He had
stayed behind with the 442's
1st Battalion to help train the
next round of replacement
soldiers, whom he would
accompany to Europe in
November 1944.
His brother's remains were
initially interned in an Army
cemetery in Italy. A white
wooden cross with a dog tag
nailed to it marked the grave.
After the war, Yoshida's
remains were reburied in a
family plot in St. Cloud, with
full military honors.
In August 1944, American
Legion Post 80 of St. Cloud
presented Jean Yoshida with a
Gold Star Citation, saluting
Kenjiro's "devotion to the
highest duty of citizenship."
Jean Yoshida joined Post
80's women's auxiliary in
1950, and the women's auxil-
iary of VFW Post 3227 in
Osceola in 1962. She also was
a member of the Central
Florida chapter of the
American Gold Star Mothers
Inc.
She died in' 1967 at the age
of 73. She and her husband,
Gengoro, who lived to be 93,
and their sons, are buried at
Mt. Peace Cemetery in St. ':1
Cloud. m r b
Governmeniit-issued marble
headsones, a death benefit
accorded all U.S. veterans,
mark the final resting places
of Kenjiro and Jun Yoshida.
"Every year, we go there
and put flowers on their
graves," Nancy Ogasawara
Duffy said.


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For information, call 270-1688.
Art Association
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Weekend 3


T o be a truly successful
artist, one must develop
a trademark, a recogniza-
ble pattern, design or idea that
is recognizable as a Picasso,
Mondrian or Klee, for exam-
ple.
Enrique Mora has accom-
plished this, as evidenced in
his new exhibit, which
opened May 18 at Stellers
Annex in Neptune Beach.
Of the more than 30 paint-
ings included in the exhibit,
all but two are paintings of
the human head. Two full fig-
ure paintings covered with
flowing robes are the only
full-sized figures.
The heads are designs more
than heads, each with a differ-
ent shape, color and back-
ground. Half of the heads
looked as though paint was
squeezed out of the tube onto
the canvas in a flowing line.
Colors are bright, back-
grounds both smooth and
geometrical, resulting in color-
ful works of art. Four of the
works were actually working
clocks, the hands of which
could be seen only upon close
observation.
This is a clever, innovative
and original exhibit if you like
contemporary art. "Oceanico"
will be on display through
June 20 at Stellers Annex, 200
First St., Neptune Beach. Call
241-7200.
First Street Gallery's fifth
annual turtle show opened
this week. What artists can do
with a turtle is amazing tur-
tle sculptures, turtle jewelry,
turtle paintings, scarfs, plat-
ters, bowls and everything tur-
tle but a live turtle seems to be
included in this fascinating
exhibit.
The gallery includes the
widest display of Florida-relat-
ed arts and crafts in the area.
Do not miss this year's turtle
exhibit, which will be on dis-
play through June 30. The
gallery is located at 219-B First
St., Neptune Beach. Call 241-
6828.
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens opened an
exhibit of 20th century art'
last week, which changes the
Cummer Museum as we have.


ALICE
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ART SCENE


always known it, a museum
devoted to the history of art
from ancient art to impres-
sionism.
This is a welcome change
for the younger generation
who appreciate what has
been, but look to the present
and future for what will be.
Color, design, imagination
and skill make the modern
masters' works exciting and a
challenge to understand.
The Cummer has brought us
Mondrian, Klee, Dali, Picasso
and other great masters of our
time. This exhibit will be on
display until Aug. 12.
The Cummer will hold sum-
mer camp for children
through June and July, featur-
ing many art forms. Call 356-
6857 for a class schedule.
On June 1, the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra will
open a new exhibit of photog-
raphy by Anne Tomczak. A
reception to meet the artist is
scheduled 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
on opening day.
Anne received her master's
in fine art photography from
the University of Florida
where she studied with Jerry
Uelsmann, Evan Streetman,
and Wallace Wilson. She holds.
workshops at her studio in
Lake Helen, Fla., and in Italy.
Another exhibit opening the
same night at the Cultural
Center will feature the works
of Bruce Besset consisting of
photography of his travels
through the United States and
Europe.
While at the center you can
reg'ste children forsulimmer
art camp. The center is at 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra


Beach. Call 280-0614.
* *
There is still time to make
reservations for "Come
Together," to be held
Saturday, June 9, at the new
TPC clubhouse at Sawgrass.
Enjoy the music of "The
Revolution," have dinner
inside or outside on the lawn,
and support the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
at the same time. For tickets
and information, call 289-
0614 or visit the center's
Website (www.ccpvb.org).
* *
As I reported about a. month
ago, the North Florida
Chapter of the National
Society of Arts and Letters
holds a competition each year
to award local artists prizes in
dance, music, drama, litera-
ture and art.
The first prize winner of the
local competition is sent all
expenses paid to a national
convention to compete with
winners of other chapters
throughout the United States.
There are several monetary
prizes at the national competi-
tion, among them scholar-
ships. Two of the three local
artists who competed in the
North Florida competition
won awards for art at the
national meeting. Keiney N.
Berkley won $1,756 and Shen
Wang won $1,000 in the
national competition.
* *
The film "Transamerica"
will be shown at 7 p.m.
Wednesday at the Jacksonville
Museum of Contemporary Art
as part of its summer film pro-
gram.
The fee is $6 for members
and $8 for others. Call 366-
6911, ext. 208, for informa-
tion.
Also at JMOCA, art classes
for adults and teens begin this
week in painting, collage and
silk screen. Call 266-6911.
The last performance of this
season at Players By-the-Sea
community theater, Roger
and Hammerstein's "A Grand
Night For Singing," opens
June 1. ,, i
You will be able to pick up
next season's schedule at that
time. The theater is at 106


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are on display at Archway Gallery in Jacksonville Beach as part of "Emerging Through Fire and
Water." The exhibit runs through June 1 at 228 3rd Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.


Sixth Avenue North,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 241-
2022 for reservations.
* *
The Beaches Area Historical
Society announced a new
exhibition, "Dora the
Destroyer." will open June 1
at the BAHS Museum in
Jacksonville Beach.
The exhibit centers on the
destruction 16ft by Hurricane
Dora,, which hit JacksonvilLg,h
in 1954, the first and only .
hurricane of the 20th century
to make landfall in the First
Coast area.


The museum is on Beach native Harry Hellas will be
Boulevard just west of Third featured at the Guana educa-
Street. Call 241-5657. tion center June 22 through
* Sept. 15, with a reception to
The Jacksonville Coalition be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June
of the Visual Arts announced 22.
its next show will be June 28 Hellas' soulful photographs
through July 28 at the Nathan showcase some of North
H. Wilson Center for the Arts Florida's most pristine public
on the South Campus of locations found within the
Florida Community College at Guana Tolomato Matanzas
Jacksonville. National Estuarine Research
An awards ceremony will Reserve. The.exhibit, "Northi
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"A NIGHT OF IRISH
LAUGHTER" Irish comedi-
an Derek Coughlan presents "A
Night of Irish Comedy" at 8
p.m. today and Saturday at
Players by the Sea 106 6th
Street North, Jacksonville
Beach. Tickets are 412. call
249-0289 for information.

"STEEL MAGNOLIAS" -
This southern comedic drama
is staged at 7:30 p.m. today
through Sunday at The
Limelight. Theatre, 11 Old
Mission Avenue, St. Augustine.
A matinee performance is held
at 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets
range from $15 to $22.
Student rush tickets are $10.
Cll (904) 825-1164 for infor-


"Grease" runs through Sunday at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre.


nation.
"GREASE" The hit
Broadway musical is staged
through Sunday at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Doors open at 6
p.m. for evening shows.
Matinees are held at 11 a.m. on
Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Admission ranges from $39 to
$46 for dinner and show. Call
641-1212 for information.
AUDITIONS For
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" 1 to 5
p.m. Monday, June 4, at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
12000 Beach Blvd. No appoint-
ment needed. All roles sought.


Actors may audition a brief
musical number. Rehearsal
start July 16. Play runs July 25
to Sept. 2. For more details, call
642-4199.
For CABARET, 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 10 at Players by
the Sea. Roles for 20-plus men
and women, ages 16 to 60, plus
several speaking and non
speaking roles Some roles can
be doubled.
Be prepared to perform 16
bars of a song that demon-
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th script and an ensemble
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Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) has reclaimed his ship, the Black Pearl, in the third installment of "Pirates of the Caribbean: At
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Third installment of 'Shrek' miles ahead of the second


"Shrek the Third" fits about
midway between the previous
two entries not as original and
endearing as the 2001 original,
but miles ahead of the lack-
adaisical "Shrek 2."
The movie meanders for
quite a while, for at least
a couple of reasons. The
first 20 minutes or so goes out
of its way to establish the
happy domestic bliss of this
once-hermitic ogre (voiced
again by Mike Myers). He
adores his wife Fiona
,,Ca eron Diiaz), and he now
Tersttoils tfor[merly combat-
ic kingl' 'fafier-in-la "
(Monty Python's John Cleese)
as "Dad." The movie seems to
stop just short of giving Shrek
a briefcase, a compact car,
and a suburban home.
Then the movie shoehorns
in every subplot it can imag-
ine. Dad is dying, and Shrek is
reluctant to assume the
throne, so he must go on a
search for Fiona,s cousin and
the only rightful heir some
punky kid named Arthur
(Justin Timberlake).
Meanwhile, the vain Prince
Charming (Rupert Everett),
who wore out his welcome to
start with in "Shrek 2," still
thinks he deserves to be, king,
and he rounds up some icon-
ic fairy-tale villains to help
him. (Fiona counters this
move by turning Cinderella
and her ilk into, literally, bra-


ing, even though it's far more
inevitable than it was in
"Shrek 1." Part of the
inevitability comes from the
announcement that "Shrek 4"
is already being planned for a
2010 release. It will be a
happy ending indeed when
Mike Myers again appears in a
movie comedy that isn't
based on a children's book


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Thus, the movie's fiistJilf-.
hour is like a stand-up comic
who does every desperate
move he can think of to keep
you from heading for the exit.
But once the movie slows
down and starts dealing with
- the implications of its myriad
plot threads, it gets at least a
hint of the whimsicality that
"Shrek 1" delivered so effort-
lessly. The movie actually gets
better as it gets thick on
shtick; the fairy-tale heroines
are all played by "Saturday
Night ,Live" veterans, and
another Python alumnus, Eric
Idle, contributes some nice
laughs with his interpretation
of magician Merlin as a New
Age self-help guru.
By the time the finale rolls
around, you'll find that you
have a vested interest in the
movie's potential happy end-


and doesn't have a number at
the end of its title.
(Note: If you long to revisit
Shrek's origins, Jacksonville's
San Marco Theatre will run
"Shrek 1" at midnight
tonight. Go online to sanmar-
cotheatre.com, or call 396-
4845.)
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Georgia Rule. Rated R. Fri.-
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Spider-Man 3. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 9:15 a.m., 9:45
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Anna Nicole Smith's 'Illegal Aliens' already a cult classic


by SARAH LINWOOD
CONTRIBUTOR
To no one's surprise, science
has proven that attractive peo-
ple, male or female, are better
adjusted and make more money
than less attractive but harder-
working peers. The reason:
facial symmetry, a feature that
seems to scream, "I'm more
capable than others!" This, in a
nutshell, at least, partially
explains Anna Nicole Smith's
outrageous pop culture success -
and undoubtedly contributed
to her death at 39. Her last
movie "Illegal Aliens" was
completed just weeks before her
demise. To her fans, it's already
a cult classic!
"Illegal Aliens" is an R-rated
spoof of low-budget sci-fi flicks.
It opens with a shot of Earth
from space and Anna Nicole's
starship. It's slathered with rib-
ald bumper stickers, none of
which can be detailed in famfilly
newspapers. Supporting Anna
Nicole are Joanie Laurer
(wrestling's "Chyna," the flick,


"Surreal Life"), Lenise Soren
("Eve," "Nightmare") and
Gladise Jimenez (TV's "The Bold
and the Beautiful") playing cos-
mic cops. The world's about to
be invaded by evil forces, and as
shape shifters, they're equipped
for disaster. Of course, they
"work" in scanty clothes, a nod
to the fact they somehow realize
"really hot chicks have it easy."
They're guided by a galactic
mentor from a hologram. He
obliquely suggests a perfect
cover would be movie stunt
women ... a segue into fires,
explosions, car chases and
everything you'd expect in an
action flick.
Watch the movie carefully,
and you'll be rewarded: The
aliens' TV, for example, is tuned
to "The Anna Nicole Show."
Writer Ben Coello, who's
worked as everything from an
actor to a grip, takes shots at
"Charlieis Angels," "Men in
Black" and numerous other sci-
fi adventures. It's all in fun and,
surprisingly, director David
Giancola ("Moving Targets")


.manages to wring decent per-
formances from the thespians.
Anna Nicole, whose lifetime
idol was Marilyn Monroe, steals
most scenes. The former
Playboy model and stripper,
born Vickie Hogan, giggles and
smiles in her adorable baby doll
voice. Occasionally, she peers
straight at the camera and
makes lewd comments such as,
"Who do I have to [blank] to get
out of this movie?" It isn't for
kids!
This $20 flick (view the trailer
at www.edgewoodstudios.com)
is perfect for home TV. As the
movie closes, there are bloopers
and outtakes, one of which
could have been the flick's fun-
niest scene. There are also inter-
views and extras.
Despite the above, the flick
imparts sadness. Anna Nicole's
chaotic life, the death of her son
just before filming and her own
demise from drugs and a raging
infection makes one pause. Her
biography the 88-year-old she
married, a baby bornm almost
simultaneously with her older


son's death and much more are
cautionary. You'll soon forget
"Illegal Aliens," but Anna
Nicole's success, a ninth-grade
dropout, won't be as easily for-
gotten.
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Box 543 performs today at Culhane's Irish Pub in
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Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *
249-9595. Box 5-4-3 plays
tonight.. Jack Pipes and Drums
plays 7:30 p.m. and Blister at 9
p.m. Saturday. Michael Sunge
plays at 6 p.m. sunday.
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Something Distant plays tongi-
ht and Saturday. Spade
McQuade plays Sunday.
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach 249-
5181. Roger That plays both
tonight and Saturday. Tayst
plays Sunday.
Monkey's Uncle Tavern, 1850
S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach *
246-1070. Sugar Beer plays
tonight,


Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
1st Street, Neptune Beach 249-
S2922. Mumz the Word plays
tonight.
Spare Time Tavern and Grille.
1728 3rd St. N., Jacksonville
Beach 246-8099. Hollow Point
Milita and What About Me play
Saturday.

WEEKLY
STANDARDS
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N., Ponte
Vedra Beach 280-2525. The
Strings of Fire play ,every
Tuesday and Saturday.
The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville' Beach. 249-3338
Live music in the main bar
every Wednesday.


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. H Bo' Coral Reet, 201 a5thAve.
Ragtime Tavern,. Seafood &I-N, Jac.k-ni.ll Be aj .*2o-
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd., 9874 Djs ani female imperson-W
Atlantic Beach 241-7877. The ators weekly.


Boogie Freaks play tonight. The
Accoustic Duo plays Sunday.


Brix, 300 2nd Street N.,
Brix, 300 2nd Street N.,


Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Ron Perry plays Tuesdays from
8-12, Jimmy Sloari plays
( Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Freezeframe plays 80s every
Thursday at 10 p.m. and Spade
McQuade plays every Sunday.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach *' 246-4293.
Nolan Neal is in Monday.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every Tuesday. Reggae
with Pill Pill every Wednesday.
The. Wes Cobb Band is in
Thursday. Mystic Dino and the
420 Band are in Sundays.
S' Giovanni's, 1161 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-7787.
Mary Anin Hawkins plays piano
Thursday. Will Hurley plays
Friday. Pianist Matt Hall
appears Saturdays.
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
S 249-9660. Kenhe and Sleepy
t .V a every Friday. Accoustic Duo
every Wednesday.

photo submitt ede Mackenzie's Steakhouse, 100
Atlantic Beach. Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra
Beach 543-9143. Gene
Nordan plays piano Tuesday
Jacksonville Beach. 241-4668 through Thursday. Don
Charlie Walker1 plays acoutsic Miniard is in Saturday. Michael
from 10 p.m. to close every Howard plays Sunday. Will'
Sunday. Get.Low Blues appear Hurley performs Fridays and
from 10 p.m. to close every Monday
Tuesday. DJ's spin all weekend.
Odies, 2200 Mayport Max's Restaurant, 1312 Beach
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport Blvd., Jacksonville Beach 247-
Road, Atlantic Beach 241- 6820. John Evans plays the
8848. Live music from 9:30 ano every Friday and
p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today and piano every Friday and
Saturday. 60s, 70s and 80s every Saturday.
Sunday. Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
. Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St., 1st Street, Neptune Beach a 249-
Neptune Beach 9 270-8940. Pill 2922. Live music on Friday and
Pill plays reggae every Friday sometimes on Saturdays in theyard.
and Saturday. Jimmy Parrish & courtyard.
the Oceajn Waves play at 3 p.m. Spare Time Tavemrn and Grille.
every Sunday. 1728 3rd St. N., Jacksonville
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass Beach 246-8360. Eric Wink
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd. performs Tuesdays. Rockabilly
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777. Night with Fish every
Chain of Fools play Fridays and Wednesday. Yankee Slickers are
in every Thursday. The Cover
Saturday. Band performs Sundays.
Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st Street Tra Vini Italian Restaurat,
North, Jacksonville Beach 216 Ponte Vedra Park Drik'e,-t
241-3138. Live music this Ponte Vedra Beach Beach 273-
weekend. 2442. Live jazz every Friday and
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub & Saturday night as well as


Thursday on the patio.
* *
Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach *
241-5600. Mike Shackelford
performs Fridays.
KARAOKE
The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimos host karaoke
every Tuesday.
Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach.
Karaoke every Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday.
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
is held at 9:30 p.m. every
Sunday.
Monkey's Uncle Tavern, 1850
3rd Street S., Jackonville Beach.
Karaoke every Tuesday,
Wednesday, Saturday with a
contest at 11 p.m. every other
Thursday.
* *
Spare Time Tavern and Grille,
1728 3rd St. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Karaoke every
Wednesday.
NOW SPINNING
The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,


Jacksonville Beach 249-3338.
DJs spins hip hop and retro
Thursday through Saturdays.
Ocean Club. DJ Scott Henry
Saturday. DJ Infader spins in the
Bubba Lounge every Tuesday.
DJ Robert Goodman spins Top
40 and Old Wave every
Wednesday. DJ Blaze spins Top
40 and hip hop inside on
Thursday. DJ Kevin Durgin
spins old wave and 70's outside
every Thursday and retro dance
every Friday. DJ Jeremy spins
Top 40 and hip hop inside every
Friday. DJs Mike Bruce and
Flava spin reggae in the tiki bar
every Sunday. Matt Caulder
spins indie every Monday.
Spare Time Tavern and Grille,
1728 3rd St. N., Jacksonville
Beach 246-8360. DJ Hook
spins Saturday.
The Ritz, 139 3rd Ave., Jay
Beach, 246-2255. DJ Ibay
plays Fridays, Saturdays and
Sundays.'DJ Hook on Mondays.
DJ Danielle on Tuesdays, DJ
Anynomous on Wednesdays
and DJ Jenn on Thurdays.
Note: Acts and performance
days are "not always available for
all clubs at press time. Send to
mitchell@beachesleader.com. Call
249-9033 for information.


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UNCOMMON
MUSIC FOR A
COMMON CAUSE
Local artists including
Heavenly Noise, The
Homesteaders, Creystal Stafford
and goliath Flores perform at
7:30 p.m. today at The Florida
theatre, 128 E. Forsyth Street,
Jacksonville. Tickets are $10.
Call 355-2787 for information.


MEMORIAL DAY
ROOTS MUSIC
FESTIVAL
Blues musician Eric Lindell of
Alligator Records performs
today, guitarist Greg Baril is in
Saturday and Big Sam's Big
Funky Nation appears Sunday
at Mojo's Kitchen, 1500 Beach
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8 Glutton
11 Hamlet, for one
15 Hunted one
16 Reel backward
17 Conifer droppings
19 Hoedown
22 Gagarin or Glenn
23 Prefix for screen or
occupy
24 Make-up maker
25 Mr. Alighieri
27 Davis
28 Goes By"
30 Hoglike animal
33 Earth
35 Permanent name
36 Return to an original
position
42 States further
44 Essay
45 Perfume
47 Prognostication
50 Yank
52 Limb
54 Carlo
55 Parkers
57 Music style
60 word; briefly
61 Summon
62 Video game maker
63 Fix
65 Originally -
67 Writer Deighton
68 Romantic conflicts
72 Gift for baby
75 Suffix for violin or canoe
76 Broke God's law
77 Capital city
79 Plant destroyer
84 Wool bearer
86 Ending for wind or rain
87 Roof support
88 Do very well
89 Three in 38 Down
90 Bench warmer
92 Measurements
93 Boston _
.95 Rouse to action
100 "Yes, yes!" to Charo


102 Ten 38 "Eternal City"
105 Class for a business 39 Swamp dweller, familiarly
major: abbr. 40 Long and lean
108 Elec. unit 41 Within: pref.
109 Of the moon 43 Wino's woe, for short
110 Lovely to view 46 Bedtime, for many
112 Works for 47 Skating rink
117 Clinton & others 48 Matching sock
119 Adore foolishly 49 Liveliness
121 NNW plus 90 51 Welcoming one
122 Starting point 53 Texas _
124 Made orderly 56 Lit up?
128 Judge's word 58 Likely
129 Cut 59 Break down
130 Greek letters grammatically
131 Munches 60 Shiraz resident
132 Mr. Beatty 61 School competition
133 Trigonometry student's 63 Motor homes, for short
word 64 Clock numeral
134 1440 minutes 66 Antiquity
DOWN 69 Paint base
1 Run form; act as 70 Albuquerque-to-Santa
expected Fe direction: abbr.
2 Vast expanse 71 Org. for little cos.
3 Egyptian monument 72 Chomp
4 Mr. Ray 73 "IComprendo!"
5 Attached shed 74 Sesame Street fellow
6 Schwarzkopf or 78 White-collar workplace
Eisenhower: abbr. 79 Like winter weather
7 Electrical discharge 80 Company pres.
8 Revolver* 81 Earth tone
9 Room-to-room 82 Part of speech
communication system 83 Mr. Nastase
10 Eur. language 85 Virginia
11, Over 87 Baseball stat.
12 Med. school subject 89 Band instrument
13 Nonaligned: abbr. 91 WWII dance sponsor
14 This: Sp. 94 Geologic period
15 Vowel separators 96 Survey opinions
17 Stovetop item 97 Make over; treat
18 Corn holder royally
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20 Tempted one 99 RV campground chain
21 Instruct 101 Withdrew
26 In ___; doing the same 103 Supposed
old thing 104 Decree
29 Less sensible 106 Like some streets
31 Quantity: abbr. 107 Little sefioritas
32 Capita's forerunner 110 Sault Marie
34 Offer 111 Baseball's Ron
36 Fort Collins sch. 112 Being, in Latin
37 Give temporarily 113 Bluish-green
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Free Tuesdays at Cummer
Admission to the Cummer
Museum of Art & Gardens is
free every Tuesday from 4 p.m.
.to 9 p.m., sponsored by AT&T.
The Cummer Museum is at 829
yergs.jde,'Ave., Jacksonville. For
information, call 904-356-6857
or visit www.cumrtier.org.
Sunday Afternoon Movie


A Beaches Democratic Club-
sponsored movie, "Walmart:
The High Cost of Low Prices,"
will be shown starting at 3 p.m.
at the Neptune Beach Public
Library. Popcorn and soda will
be provided. The event is free
to the public. For information,
call Deborah Courtney a,537-,,,
5017.
Brown Bag Lunch
The GTMNERR holds its June


brown bag lunch lecture at 12
p.m. June 1 at the GTM
Research Reserve
Environmental Education
Center's auditorium. The lec-
ture about "Our Six-Legged
Friends-Insects of Florida" will
be presented by Andrew
Thornton of the Northeast
Florida Aquatic Preserve. A
sneak peak at GTMNERR's
insect collection will be provid-
ed. Attendees should bring
lunches and questions to the
lecture, whichis, free tothe,,
public. The education center is-
at 505 Guana'River Road, :'
South Ponte Vedra Beach. For
information, call 904-823-4500.


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Dora the Destroyer
A collection of photographs
and memorabilia documenting
the devastation Hurricane
Dora, which came ashore at St.
Augustine Sept. 10, 1964,
caused on the First Coast will
be on exhibit at the Beaches
Museum History Center from
June 1 through Sept. 10. The
archives will be open from 10
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
through Thursday.
Photo Exhibits at Cultural
Center* -."-; , "
Openings dfc'photo' exhibits
by Anna Tomczak and Bruce
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p.m. to 8 p.m. June 1 at the
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
Beach, 50 Executive Way.
Admission to the openings is
free. The openings will be pre-
ceded by private receptions for
the artists from 5:30 p.m. to 6
p.m. For information, call 280-
0614 or visit www.ccpvb.org.


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The First Coast Opera's
"Lighter Side" has four per-
formances June 1-3 at the
Limelight Theatre in St.
Augustine. The show takes the
stage at 7:45 p.m. all three
nights and also has a 3 p.m.
matinee June 3. For informa-
tion, call 904-417-5555.


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Age: 5 years old
Gender: Female
Breed: Cockapoo
Size: 16 Ibs.
Coloring: Blonde
Residence: Neptune
Beach
Owner: Dave and
Lezley Bemoll
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite pastime:
Napping


Mattie loves to go on
walks around Jarboe
Park to chase the
ducks, she enjoys the
beach, she is a sweet,
happy dog that seems.
to smile all the time. %
To submit your pet to The Beaches Leader
Ponte lVedra Leader weekly Pet Tales please
email maccaull@beachesleader.com or call l
(904) 249-9033 and ask for Kristin. You
may also stop by our office for informa-
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Hurricane season begins June 1: Do you know where pet-friendly shelters are?
With an active hurricane season predicted, pet.owners have extra steps in planning and preparing for
an evacuation or loss of power and mobility during a storm.
*In St. Johns County, pets are forbidden at public shelters.
*In Duval County, three public shelters will allow most pets with their owners. They are Landmark and.
Mandarin middle schools and Chimney Lakes Elementary.
Preregistration is suggested.
*Visit www.coj.net/Departments/Fire+and+Rescue/Emergency+Preparedness to download guidelines
and a registration form.
In both counties, service animals can enter public shelters.
At least four Web sites list pet-friendly hotels and motels. They are 1-Click Pet Friendly Hotels and
Resorts; InterPet Explorer; Pets on the Go! and petswelcome.com.
For suggestions on preparing your pets before a disaster strikes, visit St. Johns County Emergency
Management Web site (www.sjcemergencymanagement.org). Click on "site map" in the top menu
and look for Pet/Animal Safety.



Rosado, rosato or rose


- let's just call it 'good'


In Spain, they call it rosado.
In Italy, they call it rosato.
In France, they call it rose.
And hereabouts? Let's just call
it good.
For years we have been
pleading with consumers to set
aside all of their prejudices
about this pink wine and enjoy
one of the best. summer quaf-
fers in the market.
Apparently, we're having
some success because sales of
rose have enjoyed a nice jolt in
recent years. Consumers are
finding out what those who
live in southern France have
known for centuries: A dry rose
is a hospitable drink for warm
weather and even a nice match
to simple foods. With summer
just 'round the bend, rose is
the best value on the market to
cool you off..
There are few wines as versa-
tile as rose and that is some-
thing until just now that has
eluded wine enthusiasts.
Unfortunately, many people
confuse it with the scourge of
the industry white zinfandel
- and assume it is sweet. Even
though many California roses
have a dose of residual sugar to
appeal to the Coca-Cola palate
in us, these wines are a far cry
from the syrupy blush wines
made famous by Sutter Home.
Roses can be made from
almost any red grape variety,
but in our humble opinion are
made best from grenache,
syrah and cinsault the clas-
sic style of southern France
where rose is as ubiquitous as a
French vacationer in August.
There are two ways to get
the color in the wine, but the
most popular is the saignee
method. In short, juice is bled
off fermenting tanks after a
short exposure to red grape
skins. The siphoned pink wine
becomes rose and what's left is
more concentrated red wine.
The color ranges from salmon
to bright raspberry.
The other method of produc-
ing rose, used more often to
make rose champagne,
involves blending red and
white wines.
Fermentation takes place is
stainless steel tanks to keep the
wine fresh and clean. Exposing
the wine to oak would just
defeat the role rose plays as a
simple wine with crisp, mouth-
cleansing acidity.


TOM MARQUART
and PATRICK DARR
'The Wine Guys'
Roses are terrific versatility.
There is no better wine to
bring on a picnic or the boat.
As a sipper, it offers refreshing
qualities to serve to arriving
guests. As a food wine, it has
the acidity to go with grilled
foods, cheese, vegetable dips,
Asian fare, fish, salmon, pork
almost anything, but beef
and lamb.
Roses are finally appearing
more often in restaurants, indi-
cating that restaurateurs are
finally recognizing their
appeal.
We have plowed through
nearly 20 roses in the past sev-
eral weeks. We continue to like
the French wines because of
their austerity and balance. Just
look at these values from here
and abroad:
Chateau Grande Cassagne
Rose 2006 ($10). Bright rasp-
berry and strawberry flavors
abound in this overly fruity
rose from southern France. It
has been a standard summer
wine for us for several years
now. Blend of grenache, syrah
and mourvedre.
Domaine Gourier 2006
($10). Using grenache, syrah
and cinsault grapes, this wine
from southern France has cher-
ry and strawberry flavors with
a touch of spice and everything
nice.
Mas de Guiot 2006 ($10).
From the Costieres de Nimes
region, this blend of syrah and
grenache has good cherry and
raspberry flavors. Blend
includes caberet sauvignon,
Sgrenache, syrah and mourve-
dre.
Mas Carlot 2006 ($10). A
beautiful, dry blend of
grenache, syrah and cabemet


sauvignon, it has complexity
and good acidity. Red berry fla-
vors, cranberries and spice.
Toad Hollow Eye of the
Toad Rose 2006 ($12). Made
from pinot noir grapes, this
perennial favorite'of ours
sprouts an elegant style with
strawberry, spice flavors and a
pretty, floral nose.
Zaca Mesa Z Gris 2006
($15). Grenache and cinsault
make up this wonderful Santa
Barbara wine that we just
loved. Lots of bright berry fla-
vors, good acidity and a long,
intense finish.
El Coto Rioja Rosado 2005
($11). One of the best from
Spain, this rose is an even
blend of grenache and tem-
pranillo. Flowerly, lavender
bouquet with intense berry
fruit and nice finish.
WINE OF THE WEEK
I'm Rose 2006 ($12). The
name stands for Isabel
Mondavi who pleaded with her
winemaking son; Rob, to make
a wine she could serve to er
friends over a light lunch.
Made from cabemet sauvignon
grapes grown on young Napa
Valley vines, this rose sports
big berry flavors and a long fin-
ish. The cabernet gives it good
mouthfeel and a bit of tannin.


LookiAg for a great idea?

Create a family gathering space


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you with this process.
We know this might seem
contrary to what we've been
A- discussing so far, but you want
4 to keep your new family room
S7 as nice as possible for as long as
possible. Lay some basic ground
rules for cleanup and mainte-
nance but don't make them too
strict or your family will never
use the room. For example, if
one of your rules is not to eat
on the furniture because you
have a favorite couch, then
don't place that couch in this
space.
MR and We wish you luck with your
RRIN makeover and hope that this
e new phase of your life proves
e to be both rewarding and ful-
filling.


Dear Jane,
I recently got divorced and
am trying to create a home for
my two teenage sons. As they
get older, I am worried that we
will drift apart. I wish I had a
space where the three of us
could gather together to share
activities. My new house is
much smaller than the one we
shared with my ex-husband. It
has a small den but it is dark
and not at all cozy. Do you
have any suggestions as to how
I can transform this space into
something warm and inviting
for me and my kids?
Thanks for your time,
Betsy L.

Dear Betsy,
Life transitions are always
challenging but we believe that
change is a good and positive
force in life. We think you are
on the right track in trying to
create a family gathering space
and we have some suggestions
to make the place more family-
friendly.
The key is to design the room
around what your family likes
to do. For example, if you
enjoy watching movies, then
install a home theatre system.
If you like to do puzzles or play
games, invest in a big table
with comfortable chairs. If you
are a family with varying inter-
ests, assign each member a por-
tion of the room.
Creating a homey family
room doesn't necessarily mean
gutting the entire thing and
starting over. Work with what
you have. A fresh coat of paint
or a rearrangement of furniture
and new slipcovers may be all
you need. Browse magazines
and catalogs to see what styles
appeal to your family and what
would work in your home.
A major component of redo-
ing any room is organizing
your belongings. Is your space
cluttered with unused books,
toys or other junk? Eliminate
whatever you can donate, sell,
or throw away. Visit a home
organizing store to get ideas
about storage. There are now
many options for mounting
shelves, entertainment centers,
and even furniture that doubles
as storage. Making space for
everything will make the room
look bigger.
When you have decided on
what you want to do, create a
budget and stick to it. Scour
for inexpensive decor and fur-
niture that can be made fabu-
lous with a little rehabbing.


Hugs n' hammers
Jane
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and more great projects ideas, visit
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If you are replacing the car-
pet, rugs or drapes, definitely
invest in stain proof, durable
materials. This is the area of the
house that will suffer the most
wear and tear, so think ahead.
If you are painting, choose a
durable sheen and remember to
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Bright and shiny


baths return


B right is
back.
After
years of matte
bathroom fix-
ture finishes,
the bright and
shiny bath-
room fixture
has returned
in all its
gleaming
glory. No
longer pass,
polished
chrome KATHRY]
denotes a HOME CC
definitive
turn for bath-
rooms and
using chrome in the bath-
room again can create just-th
right statement for your bath
retreat.

Selecting finishes
Choosing the right fixture
for your bathroom usually
starts with finding the finish
that's right for your home.
The starting point at selecting
a finish is with the style of the
fixture, whether that's con-
temporary or traditional. If
you have an old-fashioned
claw foot tub, you'd want to
select a finish that looks
appropriate for a vintage-style
bath. Accessories are another
guiding element in selecting
finish. If the lighting and
towel bars are brushed nickel,
then brushed nickel fixtures
make sense. But when it
comes to plated chrome fin-
ishes, some bathroom styles.
are natural choices for shiny
fixtures.

Design drivers
Bright and shiny finishes
are becoming the finish of
choice since the introduction
of the spa bath. These bath-
rooms have the feel and
appeal of a spa and b lightly
polished fixtures lool terrific
here. Likewise, polished fix-


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tures look
Beautiful in
.- 'vintage bath-
rooms and art
deco baths.
Contemporary
S\ bathrooms also
are comple-
mented by pol-
ished fixtures
Shiny
chrome fixtures
have an ageless
appeal and this
could be the
I WEBER driving factor
LUMNIST in its resur-
gence in popu-
larity. It's also
less expensive
than bronze, brass, or nickel
fixtures. I.think there might
be another reason, too:-It's -
clean-looking. More and more
people are looking for that
clean feeling in their baths.
What's the drawback to
gleaming chrome fixtures?
The reason for the appeal -
cleaning.
Polished chrome is a beauti-
ful finish but it does require
the extra step in cleaning.and
that's the step many home-
owners neglect but that five
star hotels get right.

Final cleaning step
I'd always wondered what it
is about a hotel kind of clean
that's so appealing and why a
hotel often looks so sparkling
clean as opposed to a typical
home. The first thing that
came to mind is that hotels
know all about cleaning.
Unlike most homeowners,
cleaning is what hotels do
every single day. Besides the
usual making of beds, vacu-
uming, scrubbing, and dust-
ing, there's one final thing
that hotels do that most
homeowners don't think
about and that's polishing.
Yes, polishing is the often
overlooked "final act" in
cleaning. For instance, a tub


Photo by www.getdecorating.com
Spa-like bathroom retreats are the perfect place for highly-polished chrome bathroom fixtures. The gleaming chrome fixtures are
becoming popular again after years of matte finishes. Sparkling chrome is a great choice in period baths, spa baths, and contem-
porary designs.


faucet might be scrubbed with
cleaner, then rinsed, and then
forgotten during the typical .
home-style cleaning. However,
a hotel maid would take the
final step and wipe the faucet
off with a soft, dry cloth and
polish it to make it spot-free.
If you have polished chrome


fixtures, this small extra step
is all you need to keep your
chrome looking good and
make the finish last longer -
and make the whole bath-
room look and feel cleaner.
My cleaning cloth of choice
for this is microfiber because
of its polishing ability and


because it can take dried splat-
ters, like toothpaste, off easily.
Polished chrome fixtures are
beautiful, and with new fin-
ishes and wonderful
microfiber cleaning cloths,
keeping those fixtures gleam-
ing might not be as difficult
as it once was.


Kathryn Weber is a home and
decorating columnist who pub-
lishes the Real Home E-Zine.
She welcomes your comments
and questions. For more infor-
mation, go to www.kathryn-
weber.com or email questions to
Kathryn@kathryn-weber.com.


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the static shock in rooms with
wall-to-wall carpeting, fill a
spray bottle with a mixture of
one part liquid fabric softener
and five parts water. Then,
lightly mist the carpet. Sally F.

GOOD-BYE SPLIT ENDS -
Add a few drops of lavender oil
to a tablespoon of warm (not
boiling) castor or sweet oil.
Apply just to the ends of your
hair. Then wrap hair with'rplas-
tic wrap or a plastic shower cap
and cover with a warm towel-


Leave on for at least 30 min-
utes and then shampoo twice
using cool water. Jeannie W.

DOUBLE DUTY Add a
tablespoon of baking soda to
your water with your usual
dish soap. It will soften your
hands while cutting through
that nasty grease! Kimberly G.

STAIN REMOVER To
remove coffee (or tea) stains,
rinse area with cold water
immediately. Rub in a couple
of drops of a mild, white dish-
washing liquid and rinse well.
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normally do. Note: If cream
was used in the coffee, you
may have to sponge the stain
with dry-cleaning fluid. Iris L.

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refrigerator or freezer that isn't
frost-free and you need to
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tightly in a box that's been
lined with newspaper and put
a thick layer of newspaper over
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Sanitation Changes Coming June 4th

Starting on June 4th, Waste Services of Florida, Inc. (WSI) residential garbage
collection will begin using covered rolling containers, called tdters, for household
garbage. New garbage and recycling containers will be delivered to all residents
by the end of May. All homes.will automatically receive a 96-gallon toter, unless
the resident requests a smaller container (64-gallon) by contacting Public Works
(247-5834). For additional information, visit the Atlantic Beach web site at
www.coab.us.

Service: ,

Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected once per
week.
The City will be divided into 5 zones. See map.
Garbage containers: Only toters may be used for household garbage If a
resident desires to change to a different size toter after June 4th, one free
change will be allowed (call 247-5834). For each subsequent change out,
a $25 service charge will be applied to the monthly utility bill.
*. Recycling containers: two new 18-gallon containers to be provided by the
hauler: black for plastics, cans and bottles and green for paper and card-
board.
Yard waste containers: provided by the resident; can containers or plastic
bags with a maximum capacity of forty (40) gallons and of sufficient physi-
cal strength to hold and contain their contents while being lifted and han-
dled during collection. (This is a good use for your existing garbage con-
tainers, as long as they do not exceed the maximum size limit).


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ALWAYS WANTED A PLACE AT THE 5 BLOCKS to ocean, corner lot, 50'x125',
BEACH? Contact Renee L. Baron, Inc. for Owner/Agent, $164,900, 463-7343.
your custom condo tour. (904)242-2821. IMTpACOIATAi I OTlT ep MArsh I..


MAYPORT VILLAGE lot (last one)
$179,000, 249-0346.
VILANO BEACH cleared lot, 1st & Morgan
St., walking distance to Town Center and
1 block to beach. Ocean & Intracoastal
views. 150ftX125ft. for $459,000 or 2 lots,
125ftX75ft for $229,000 each.
(904)662-6522.
HOME FINDER REALTY
ICW, OFF HODGES- 50X175 lot. corner
of Macapa & Gerona Dr E Mobile home
possible. $75,000.
WATERFRONT, PALM VALLEY- 1.92
acres, wooded has Ig oak trees. Navigable
2-6 leel depih $1 6 miil.,cn
241-5501 OR 221-17111
www.homefinderrealty.net


PONTEVEDRA
: Grand Cay Villas 11 floor, like netv,
Sbed/lbath, tiled screened patio, all appl.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Duplex 2/1.5 $139k each
EAST COAST REALTY or $275k both
oF JACKSONVILLE, INC. Duplex 3/2.5 1 car gar.,
2 7 7 A F$235k ea/$460k both
247-4724 OFFICE/WAREHOUSE
Barbara Galvin 1000+sf units, EBP-2
Broker/President 9-A & Beach Blvd. $149k



NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS!!
GOrandview Peaks
Lot 10: 1.3 ac w/New Cabin $129,900
Offering estate size mountain home
sites ranging from 2 to 10 acres.
Proposed 25 TO 30 acre common lake
for all. Dramatic views!! Two lane paved
private gated: entrance. All surveyed and
septic permits. Cool mountain air!!
E-Z financing
Lot 187: 10.4 ac Panoramic views!! $129,900
Lot 185: 6.2 ac Panoramic views Mt Mitchell $99,900
Lot 189: 7.2 ac Awesome Mountain views!! $109,900
Lot 157: 1.3 ac Spectacular view!! Level $59,900
Lot 27: 2.1 ac Great view! Level $59,900
Lot 158:4.2 ac Cul-de-sac 180 degree view!! $119,900
Lot 163: 3.7 ac Wooded level private $59,900
Call 828-652-8700


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Resort Living at It's Finest! call to see either
of these condos at The Palms at Marsh Landing (2/2 with 2
GARAGES) or The BeHeza (2/2 with 1 garage). Both offer
fabulous resort style amenities, close to the beach &
shopping, plus easy access to town.








Azalea Point Lakefront Home
This 4/2 one story lakefront brick .
home is located on a cul-de-sac
in the family friendly community -
of Azalea Point. Over 2400sqft
of living space PLUS an
additional 500+ in the climate
controlled Florida Room.
$485,000
111-C Solana Road
Jacqueline Byram Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Office: 904-285-6522 32082
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bor Community in Ponte Vedra with amen-
ities. $699,900. (904)982-9743. Website:
www.shiceflsales.homestead.com
OCALA NATIONAL Forest Lots. $500
down, $199 month. Owner (352)239-5520
or (352)236-4579.
www.ocalaforestland.com

ATLANTIC BEACH, near ICW, 4BR/2BA
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr: E.
$232,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
JAX BCH, 3/2 by owner, close to ocean.
442 15th Ave N, Appt. only. 514-0728,
246-9742.
GATELY OAKS 3 2 5 posss. 4BR), quite
cul -_'5..A : mrnaur- Ifres, 2025sf, $339k,
904 -21. -J313
BANK OWNED
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. 10 minutes from
beach. Under $200,000 Hurry! Kay Hew-
ings, Magnolia Properties, (904)553-5019.
42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, $305,000. Walk
to beach. See them all at
regionatlanticrealty.com (904)982-7620.


PVB SAWGRASS TPC Townhome,
3BR/3BA, lake front, garage, pool, remod-
eled inside, resort living, FSBO, $359,000
(904)962-0197.
OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D, split
4/2/2, 1856sf, great room w/fireplace,
large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1998,
$239,900 as is. Independent Brokers &
Assoc., Inc. 247-4333/710-3111.
HIDDEN PARADISE SUB. 2-story 3/2.5
wbonus room, FP, pool, jacuzzi. Motivat-
ed. $345,000, (904)610-9831.
ATLANTIC BEACH TOWNHOME,
2BR/1.5BA; close to beach and shopping.
New roof and siding. Just $169,900 and
no association fees! Call Tina Russ, Van-
guard Realty, Inc. GMAC Real Estate
(904)476-6772.
ATLANTIC BEACH, ocean front,
3BR/3.5BA, on cul-de-sac, many up-
grades. $4,000,000, 241-0386.
ARCHITECTURAL DREAM! This large
1 BR w/loft townhome in Atlantic Beach Is
just 4 blocks from the ocean. Curved
Walls and dramatic high ceilings, high win-
dows, tropical backyard on the lake. 2 car
garage and community pool. Contact Dar-
lene at (904)234-6507.
FOR SALE or Rent. 3BR/2BA, corner lot,
2 car garage. $199,000/ $950/mo.
1699 Ponderosa Pine Dr. W. 992-2249 or
651-7177.
JAX BCH, new from builder. Coastal cot-
tage with metal roof, pick your finishes,
3000sf, 5BR 3.5BA. $649,500. 910-6431.


FSBO. NEPTUNE Beach. Lovely home,
7 blocks from ocean. 3BR/2BA, 2268sf.
Large yard, all brick. VERY BEACHY!
Asking $444,900. Call for appt. 241-6514,
655-7831.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, new AC, wood
floors, close to beach, nice neighborhood,
$299,000, will co-op 3%, 626-4863.
COZY BEACH cottage 2 blocks to ocean
in Old Atlantic Bch. 2BR/1BA, 1000sf,
shady lot. 171 East Coast Dr., $465,000
"As Is", 219-8044.
REDUCED $80,000!
688 Bonaire Cir., $485,000
Ocean Cay, Jax Beach
4/2.5, loft, scrned porch
2573sf., upgraded-&,loaded
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
www.688bonaire.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC. LAKESIDE
Remodeled, open spacouz 3BR 2 5BA,
pasli home Ana3crec > car garage Ap.
prox 2200sl $539,750 Realors wel-
come. (904)273-0941.
NEAR MAYO, canal/ marsh view, 3/2/2,
Independent Brokers & Associates, 247-
4333 or 710-3111.
5 acres, lake view, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002,
Near Gainesville, $409,000, Independent
Brokers & Associates, 247-4333 or 710-
3111.
5BR/3BA, 2180sf, built 2006, large fenced
yard, $259,900, South of Fleming Island.
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.


BENTWATER- ICW, 4BR/2BA, 2400sf,
tile, pool, lake lot, cul-de-sac, $305,000,
742-6230.
JAX SOUTHSIDE/ Southpoint area, gat-
ed community w/pool, 2161sf,
4BR/2.5BA, $355,900. (904)294-2272.
JAX BCH 4/3, beautifully remodeled, ss
appliances, granite countertops, teak
floors, 2 car garage. 605 10th Ave. N.
$435,000. 813-3994. Open House, Sun-
day 1-4pm.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BR, 6 blocks to
ocean. Must see, $330,000. (904)514-
0092.
REDUCED PONTE VEDRA
www.pontevedraliving.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
FSBO ADORABLE 3/1 w/bonus room,
90% renovated. Move in ready. 1551 Sun-
set Drive, Jax Beach, $249,000,
241-6102..
ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa & decking throughout,
sitting .on two large city- lots, beautiful
oaks. Reduced to $320,000, As Is. 941
Ruth Ave. Motivated seller,(904)338-4303.
TWO BUILDABLE LOTS
1104 2ND Ave. N., 3BR/2BA, double lot
w/pool: $399,000. (904)246-9915.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4BR/2BA, 1500sf.,
70'x118' corner lot, remodeled kitchen,
mexican tile, 3 yr. old roof, new AC, plum-
bed w/PVC, 4 blocks to ocean. $389,900.
662-6522.


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3BR/2.5BA TOWNHOME is move-in
ready. 1327sqft per appraisal. Will co-op
3%. Downstairs addition not included on
tax records. Legal survey and home in-
spection report available upon request.
$249,900, 884 11th Ave. So., (904)249-
7451, (904)502-6165.
BY OWNER, Jax Beach, 3/1, pool, fire-
place, close to beach, $309,500,
247-0168 or 982-0039.
AB, ROYAL Palms, 3BR/2BA, newly re-
modeled, tile, WDHU, fenced, $225,000.
(904)333-5350.
JUST REDUCED! Neptune Beach,
4BR/1.5BA, approx. 1609sf. and 710sf. of
storage w/roughed-in in bath. Large in-
ground pool. $369,000. (904)249-3839,
904)434-4431.
INTRACOASTAL DEEP water community,
dock to accommodate 50 ft boat, 2/2,
1400sf; just reduced to $320,000. The
Moorings, unit 75. Boat owner/ investor
dream. Call Steve, (904)241-5434.
HAWKINS COVE, 4/3 home, fenced yard,
sprinkler syst. $345,000. 993-9191.


LEASE/ PURCHASE, 3/2, with Florida &
bonus rooms, 1 car garage, on lake,
1750sf, $299K, $1400/mo. 655-8245.
INVESTORS, IF you are interested in a
prime 4 unit rental property in the heart of
the Mayport Waterfront Partnership Rede-
velopment area I am relocating and in the
unfortunate position of being the motivat-
ed seller. Each unit is 2BR/1IBA, rents
easily and the building is priced below
market value at $332,900. Must close by
June 15. Contact Martin Hamm at
(904)280-2728 for details.

JAX BEACH S. FSBO 4 blocks to ocean,
3BR/1.5B. All new interior, cabinets,
plumbing, fixture, floor. Priced at $299k for
quick sale, 398-0232.

ATLANTIC BEACH
Located in a very quiet & non-traffic cul-
de-sac @ 1861 Beachside Ct. 3BR/2BA,
1700+sf, 2 car garage-heated & A/C was
used as room for our dogs. block to
ocean. $585,000. (904)249-2268.


ALL BRICK HOME in Holiday Harbor $289,900
Home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage with large
private yard in established neighborhood. Light and bright
with neutral colors through-out home. MLS # 367840
WATER FRONT HOME in Queens Harbour $1,099,900
Home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, office, bonus room, 3 car
garage. Hardwood floors, stone, granite, marble through-out
home. Open, split floor plan with gourmet kitchen. A must see.
S Dock boat in your own backyard. MLS # 344562
'-MAGNOLIA Carol DeTrude-Rockwood,
& Pt operties Realtor (904) 813-9066







1300 Jacksonville Dr. 3916 Grande Blvd. *
A Commute You Can Live With... (right off JTB) in a neighborhood
setting w/no cdd fees or restrictions in one of these large, beautiful
executive homes. Room for children, hobbies and
entertaining in these amazingly efficient 5 bed/4 bath n
or 4 bed/3.5 bath homes. Reduced to $639,000. rh a ea i -
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 i PROPERT S isj

Walk to Beach
Executive Pool Home in
Old Ponte Vedra Beach!
5bd/3ba w/4,400 s.f. & sep. living, dining,
family rms. Many construction upgrades!
Oversized 2 car garage w/10'x8' workshop
area, water softener, security, & central
Vacuum systems. Full brick floors, Berber
carpet, wood flooring, huge brick fireplace,
gourmet kitchen w/3 pantries, Corian counters,
SS appliances, oversized bedrooms, 1,000 plus s.f. master suite, 6' whirlpool tub,
& so much more! 90'x140' lot w/8'x8' storage shed, tiki hut, & big yard! Call
owner/agent for appt. $1,175,000. Eef Poihig -Wright
Ellen Poling -Wright
(\ Prudential Cell: 838-4562
N.Prkdeftial Office Toll Free 1-888-285-4480
Independently Owned & Operated Email: ellenpoling@aol.com


MUST SELL
3/2 double lot, pool, hardwood floors, fire-
place, 1777sq ft. 1218 6th Ave. N.
$400,000. Will entertain all reasonable of-
fers. 241-4344 or 343-6462. Leave mes-
sage.




Gated community, 4/3, 2850 sf,
screened inground pool w/
formal LV, DR, spacious FR w/
gas FP. 18x18 porcelain tile,
deep pile carpet & interior
painted in 06. Owner/Realtor.
Asking $595,100



2-story estate home, 3654 sf,
5/3.5, intercom, central vac,
2 surround sound syst, pool
many upgrades. $649,100



$799K to 3.2 mil WCI/Costa
Verano Condo pool, sauna,
theater, hot tub, social rm. Best
in ocean front living.
Z DAVID KUO
19041 955-0776
REALTY
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WALDEN CHASE
4/3 cul de sac, huge yard.
$344,000
SOUTH JAX BEACH
3/2 close to Sunshine Park and JTB.
$284,000
NORTH JAX BEACH
3/2, 1 car garage, updated, across
form Tall Pines Park. $298,000
3/2, Wonderful neighborhood,
Close to Schools, Huge Master
bedroom $355,000


PONTE VEDRA
2/2 furnished minimum
3 month lease. $1,200
ATLANTIC BEACH
2/2 TH 2 block to beach $1100
Available June 15th
Naomi Delmont licensedreal estate broker
904.588.5177


RECYCLE!


NEW HOME, 712 2nd Street, Neptune.
Perfect location, 2800sf. Walk to
Town Center. 1.5 blocks to beach
access. Priced at $829,900. Mac Realty
(904)509-6666.


w/ not tubr 3 5 f4'2-b
b 9,000 "4'2brick home









806-A 3rd St.* Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Built in 2005
$219,900
1 ACRE ESTATE LOT: .in
Pablo Creek Reserve. $429,900
OCEANFRONT LOTS:
Great investment opportunity in'
Vilano Beach. 3 adjacent lots
available for $2,900,000
NEW BEACH SUBDIVISION:
9 lots ready for custom homes
on 15th Street S.
Starting at $275,900
PRICE REDUCTION:
4BR/2BA all brick home in quiet
beach neighborhood. $449,900

Call Jason Jarrett @
904-591-5917 mobile
904-247-7000 office


FSBO, SAN PABLO CREEK. 3BR/2BA,
1437sf. w/office, screened porch w/view
of preserve. Reduced! $234,000.
(904)859-6981.

HOME FINDER REALTY
COVE LANDING- Immaculate 3/2 w/ ga-
rage. $199,000.
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
$94,900.
PONTE VEDRA- 1/1 condos, gated
comm. Agent owned, call for details.
GROGAN'S BLUFF- Cute & clean 3/2,
lots of tile, Ig deck & lot. $199,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
new! Many upgrades. $270,000.Owner
flexible on closing costs.
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! $179,900.
SUTTON LAKES- 4/2, eat in kit., separate
dining, great room, Ig master w/ Ig master
bath. $239,900.
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!
234,900.
RIVER POINTE- Lg 3/2, new carpet &
paint, nice deck, $212,000.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
www.homefinderrealty.net


PVB/ SEASIDE 4BR/2.5BA, 2350sf,
w/ pool, on lake, new kitchen, 2 car ga-
rage, no pets, no inside smoking, no
lease, $750/mo. 285-7346.
WEST BEACHES, 3/1, 1 car garage; new
tile, cabinets, doors, and AC on large lot.
$139,000 (904)962-5453.
JAX BEACH, FSBO, 1178 18th St. No.,
4/2 w/pool, 1980sqft, granite, wood floors,
stainless, $395,000. Call 813-2283
ICW KENSINGTON- 3BR/2BA, 1560sf,
cul-de-sac, screened porch, $215,900.
742-6230.
PONTE VEDRA/ Sawgrass/ Oakbridge.
Cute, 3/2/2, on lake, park like setting, cul-
de-sac, newly remodeled. $299,000.
(352)634-1805.


MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.75M.
Reduced in Queens Harbour- Immacu-
late 5/4, screened pool/spa on the 14th
fairway. Upgraded kitchen, butlers station,
wood floors, bonus,bonus, 3 car garage. $760K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Custom con-
crete block, lakefront 4/3 on culdesac,
2824sf, chef's kitchen, built-ins, lanai,
screened porch, 2.5 car courtyard garage.
$685K.
Pool Home Reduced in Ponte Vedra
Lakefront 5/5 on culdesac, screened
pool/spa, lanai, bonus room, in-law suite,
wood, tile floors, 3 car garage. $639K.
Below Builder Cost in Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $485K.
Make Offer in Pablo Bay- Brick, lakefront
4/2, covered lanai, tile floors, 42 inch cabi-
nets, open kitchen with island, corian
counters, pool/tennis. $449K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $339K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Nearly new
lakefront 3/2.5, loft, open patio, spacious
kitchen, formal LR/DR on culdesac lot.
Over $40k in upgrades! $289,900.
Exceptional in Egrets Glade- Bnckfront
3/2 on culdesac, open great room, fire-
place, tile and wood floors, new carpet,
fenced yard, covered patio, shed. $229K.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on private,
partially fenced, treed, creek front lot.
Pergo and tile floors, sprinkler, security,
new AC in 06, fireplace. $199K.
Seller Pays HOA Dues- Updated 2/2
lakefront condo in Ponte Vedra Beach is
perfect for art easy and fun lifestyle! Enjoy
walks to shops, TPC and beach! $185K
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
www.pstaines.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate


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Award winning Seaside Cottage
Community Absolutely best location on
water, this model-like home exudes
"I.11i I quality & ambiance Ideally situated on
li almost .4 acres, a mix of Victorian & Cape
S Cod architecture consistent with its
seaside location (2 blocks to the beach),
this 2 story residence has it all including a separate oversized 3
car garage with in-law suite upstairs & a most stunning yard
with everything you could want plus room for a pool A must to
see 292 19th Ave South $939,000
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ATIANTIC.BEACH .
3/2 home, walking distance to ocean, open floor plan, .:ul.d1 c ,ar garage, security
system beautifully landscaped with irrigation syisterm, I .rnie bono. bill 2001 Move in
condition will not last long at this price. REDUCED : $325,000
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
1/1 Vista Del Mar, oceanfront condo 2nd floor unit. Fantastic ocean view from enclosed
balcony. Pool, clubhouse and laundry facilities on site. $349,900
Residential/commercial-1626sq; in 3 buildings-business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean.
$799,000
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
2/2 The Fountains, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $196,900
JACKSONVILLE
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $250,000
1647 Bermuda Road Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house, 940sq' on .14 acres. Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. $175,000
FOR RENT
SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 home, 1896sq'. Fenced back yard. Lawn maintenance included. $1,200 mth
OSPREY POINT
3/2 home, 2128sq'. Many upgrades community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, playground.
Available 7/1/07 $1,650 mth


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

Reduced! $529,000 will co-op
Call Steve 246-9915


OLD

ATIANTIC BEACH
eloquently enlarged and remodeled,
4BR/3BA, 3300sf. home w/pool on
oversized comer lot, 3 houses from ocean,
across from park and tennis.
Will co-op at 3%.
MLS #369159. www.ocean8th.com
$1,465,000
(904)607-9295


MLS#316400Brazilianteakfloors,custom MLS#370787 Toll Bros Westin Spanish|
fabric drapes, oversized garage, awesome Colonialboasts5BR/4BA,3843SF, Fantasticn
views from the kitchen, living room, master amenities,A-rated schools & Greatlocation!
bedroom & balcony- move in ready! Plus a $649,975 285-1800
customdesigned95galaquarium.$799,000 BUlD IN SP. JOHNS FOREST
241-2417 MS#370889w/TollBors! 2-lots remain,
OCFANHON'IriDE4WAVI choose from 7 elegant models. Fantastic
MLS# 320031 Unique north end-unit with amenities, A-rated schools, Great location!
spectacular views and custom gourmet $582,975 285-1800
kitchen.4bedrooms/3.5 bath with distressed AFOiMABLM E i CHcONDO
wide plank woodflo g throughout MS# 370292 2BR/BA 2nd floor, end
$1,395,000 241-2417 unit, plus loft. Walk to bike to beach.
3/2 FABULOUS COND7O $185,000 285-1800
MLS# 341692 Completely remodeled. II w
Stainless apple, travertine firs/showers, wet MIS#3 me sc lre &heated
br ganitontrs 9 1 spa/pool. Crown molding, fenced yard, fully
M 358177 uxuy SE exposure 3/3 equipped kitchen! $365,800 285-1800
condo- Oceania. Expansive ocean views. SGRAW S E E H CONDO
Immac, like new, repainted, upgraded & MIS# 369082 3BR/2BA w/den & deck
neutral. Spac balcony, 2 gar sp & storage, overlooking golf course, updated kitchen &
pool/hot tub, exc rm. $899,000 241-2417 exterior renovated. $349,500 285-1800
AMAZING OCEAN VEW RESORT SI BEACl CONDO
MLS# 344199 Oceanfront with panoramic MIS# 366975 2BR/2BA, 2-master suites,
views from living room, master suite & screened patio, gated comm w/storage.
expansive balcony. Eighth floor. Storage & $219,000 285-1800
gargae. $699,900 241-2417 DISINCpl VE ON PONIE VEDRA
OCE NFOT DELUGTI BLVD.
MLS# 339434 Outstanding 2BR/2BA, MLS# 365783 Almost new French-
Pelican Point. New stainless steel apple, Normandy style, across from beach access.
granite counters, tile, carpet, and HVAC. 3BR/4BA + guest house, 4800 +SF, wine
Covered garage space & storage unit W/D cellar, rm for pool, ocean & golf views!
incl. $599,000 241-2417 $3,750,000 285-1800
BEACH CONDO! OCEAN LINKS CONDO PONIE VEDRA
MLS# 367946 Check out this 3BR/2.5BA MLS# 355111 A great location! Walking
condo 2 blocks from the. sand. This unit distance to shopping & restaurants & only
features beautiful new teak floors and a fresh one mile to the beach! Charming 1BR/1BA
light & bright paint scheme. One car garage stfirlakefrontcondoislight &bright,water
with entry directly to unit. $439,900 241- & golf views & scmd lanai. $175,000 285-
2417 1800
ATLANIiC BEACH TOWNHOME BEST BUY IN WONDERFUL AWED
MLS#3614182THs,4/4, 3296sf ea.New OCANFRON COMMIUNY!
cost, elev, 2 car gar. 2 blocks to ocean! MLS# 355488 Tiffany-by-the-Sea in
$845,000 241-2417 Atlantic Beach, 3BR/2.5BA casually elegant
REMODELED POOL HOME home, formal LR & DR, gas FP, 1st floor
MLS# 359951 Oversized lot Block const master suite, many upgrades, private pario
w/2 car gar. Hardwd firs, SS apple, plant & 2-car garage. $1,295,000
shutters, scmd pool. $349,000 241-2417 285-1800
CLOSE TO HE BEACHO I LOT ADACENf TO BEACH BLVD.
MLS# 339138 Enjoy living 5 blocks from Dimensions 80 x 188 x 71 x 225. $299,000
beach in this 4BR/2BA pool home. Nice 285-1800
beachside neighborhood on quiet street PONIE VEDRA BEACH REDUCED!
$299,900 241-2417 MLS# 276602 Beautiful oversized 3/4 acre
13 BLOCKS TO OCEANI estate lot in park-like setting with lake views
MLS#358216RemodeledJaxBchcoquina & gorgeous water oaks. This is the last
w/3BR/2BA, new kit cabs, granite counters, remaininglotinplannedcommunitywith23
laminate flrs & more. $315,000 241-2417 homes. Choose your builder & build your
VAC4NTL4ND dream home. $449,000285-1800
MLS # 333601 South Jax Beach lot and a COSTFA VERANO
1/2 with ocean views. Comer lot one block MLS# 296296 3BR/3BA unit w/almost
to the beach. $749,000 241-2417 $25,000 in upgrades, SE comer on 6th fir,
GREAT NEIGHdBORHOOD! condo amenities include surround sound
MLS# 364218 Jax Bch beauty 3/2 with theatre, state-of-the-art fitness center w/spa,
1455 sf. Open fir plan, huge yard, much sauna, steam room, outdoor recreation area
more. Walk to the beach! $304,900 241- &pool.Agentowned.$1,250,000285-1800
2417


Call Rosemary Naughton
904-568-1523

I "She KnOWS the beaches!"

ATLANTIC BCH
NEAR CLUB & BEACH-TOTAL REBUILD REDUCED!
Extraordinary rebirth of orig. Selva homestead! 2500 s.f.,
4/3, exquisite upgrades, exudes casual elegance! ... A
MUST SEE surprise! $847,000
S. JAX. BCH
SUN & SAND-AFFORDABLY!
Sparkling 2/2.5, 2 blks to bch., ideal complex of 6 twnhomes
w/ no fees! Fp, sundeck, tropical bkyard, 2 carport. $354,000
BEST VALUE SO CLOSE TO BEACH...REDUCEDI1 Cool 3/3
plus Bonus, 5 short blks. to ocean! Stucco 2 sty, priv.
bkyard, wd & tile floors! $395,000
OCEANSIDE GET-AWAVI
Short 1/2 blk. to ocean, tropical 3/2 Oceans Edge retreat.
Tile, granite, elite comm.. pool & club amen. $499,000.
PONTE VEDRA
FABULOUS REDUCTION...SUPERB SCHOOLS I
4 yrs. new 4/3.5, E. of Al A, classy style! Massive GR/DR/
Kit plus sep. guest ste down. Luxury M. Suite, bike to beach
& eateries! 539,000
LAKEFRONT CONDO
Beachy cottage condo, 2/2, gran., tile, fp. Open layout, private
bch. access! Waterfront location, quiet cul-de-sac. $309,000
W. BCHES.
VILLAGES OF PABLO... SWEET DEAL
Spacious, 2020 s.f., 3/2 plus formal LR/DR on oversized
corner lot, w/ priv. Bkyard retreat. Perfect locale to bch,
workhubs., $279,000.
B-MEADOWS...SOUTHSIDE
DEERCREEK HAS IT ALL!
Inviting Southern hospitality! 5/3, engaging layout ideal
for entertaining! F-place, split plan. Sellers ready to
make it work for YOU! $515,900.
ClASSY EXECUTIVE HAVEN
Better than new 4.2.5, ideally located on deep poolable lot,
in Hampton Parke. Elegant finishes: wd. firs & plant. shutters
throughout, fp, high ceils. Formal LR/DR too! $474,500.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


Classified 3


OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, comer unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
389,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
PVB 2BR/2BA, ground floor, summer
house, $209,900; 1 BR/1 BA w/!oft, Ocean
Grove, $169,900, 864-2440.
OCEANSIDE & OCEANFRONT condos
starting at $499K. Eastwinds, Costa Vera-
no, Acquilus, Surfside & more. Contact
Renee L. Baron, Inc. for details at
(904)242-2821.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/1.5 townhomes,
fireplace, pool, WDHU. $99,500 firm,
241-8706, 607-9980.
PONTE VEDRA Cranes Lake townhouse
2BR 2.5BA $180,000. Call 710-8858.
PVB, LAKEFRONT condo, 2BR/2BA, ap-
prox. 1100sf, single story. Great for rental,
vacations, and TPC week. (904)610-5606.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.
Equity trade considered.
REDUCED ICW HOMES
GREAT HOMES GREAT PRICES
www.crosstheditch.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate


HOME* S FOR $A LE, 1120


OAK HARBOR
2525 SPOKANE ST E
3BR/2BA home on large lot on the
Marsh. Home has been partially re-
modeled. New hardwood floor, new
paint, new metal roof,.new carpet. Sell-
ers will give an allowance or deduct
monies from the sale price to remodel
bathroom, kitchen, and plumbing.
$180,000 MLS 345666
SUTTON LAKES
1960 WATFORD CT
Beautiful 4BR/2BA home in sought
after Sutton Lakes. New washer and.I
dryer. Huge lot with room for pool &
separate pet area. New landscaping in
front and back yard being installed. 10'
ceilings, 20' ceramic tile throughout,
42' cabinets. $250,000 MLS 371472
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
601 llth AVE N
Nice 3BR/lBA solid home with tile in
most of the house. Two nice bedrooms
with possible 3rd, or office, or play-
room. Very large, private backyard.
What a BUY only 4 blocks to the
beach!! Being sold as-is. $279,000
MLS 372028
JACKSONVILLE BEACH!
1637 2ND ST N
Beautiful 3BR/2BA home in Pine
Grove. Open floor plan, huge stone face
fireplace, close to Beaches, shopping
and Intracoastal. New roof in 2002, new
stainless steel appliances, pool with
automatic cleaner, come enjoy the
beach life! $309,900 MLS 369798
ATLANTIC BEACH!
251 NAUTICAL BLVD S
3BR/2BA home completely remodeled
with new cabinets, tile, carpet, roof,
and windows. New paint inside and
out. Big fenced backyard. Kitchen with
all stainless steel appliances. $349,900
MLS 340227
THE HAMLET
1109 HAMLET CT
3BR/2BA home, light and airy. Formal
living and dining room. Cathedral ceil-
ings. Two sided fireplace, French
doors. Great master with vaulted ceil-
ings. Adjacent room perfect for office
or exercise room. Master bath with tub,
huge shower and double vanity. Jacuzzi
tub as is. $385,000 MLS 371670
JUST REDUCED!.
1140 20TH ST
New construction, beautiful 3BR/2BA
2-story traditional home, 'cedar shake'
vinyl siding, covered front porch, en-
try foyer, great room, dining area and
kitchen. Brazilian Cherry hardwood
firs, 42 in. cabinets, granite countertops
& high-end SS range dishwasher, mi-
crowave & refrigerator. Loft area is
-designed for home office. All rooms
have ceiling fans, recessed lighting,
upgrade light fixtures and much
more.$399,000 MLS 360489
UPGRADES GALORE!
913 MINERAL CREEK DR
4BR/3.5BA Engle home model on na-
ture preserve, creek with bulkhead. Built
in bookshelves, separate dining room,
lots of storage, Prewired audio, and
many upgrades. $399,900 MLS 343343
WATERFRONT LOT
4366 PORT ARTHUR RD
Gorgeous waterfront lot on quiet cul
de sac, wide water views. 170ft on
water, dock in place. Priced at lot
value. House rented and sold as is.
$499,900 MLS 371702
IBIS POINT
14021 SPOONBILL ST N
5BR/3BA home on preserve lot, three
car garage, huge master suite, loft area.
Enclosed glass, open floor plan, liv-
ing and dining area large enough for
entertaining a crowd. Convenient lo-
cation, close to the beach and down-
town. $530,000 MLS 340762
OAK HARBOR
2554 W END ST
3BR/2BA navigable waterfront home
with dock, rare find in Atlantic Beach!
Remodeled from floors to knockdown
ceiling. New shingle roof! Custom
Woodsman kitchen w/Canadian maple
cabinets and stainless steel appliances.
All updated electrical, plumbing, win-
dows, and doors. 16' ceramic tile or
Berber Carpet. Crown & deep base mold-
ing throughout. $499,900 MLS 366668
POOL HOME!
1216 TRAILWOOD DR
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA two story contem-
porary home in sought after Indian
Trails. Features wood floors, kitchen
with granite counter tops and newer
appliances. Fabulous screened lanai
and pool area. Private Master Suite
upstairs with screened balcony over-
looking pool and rear yard. $579,000
MLS 317498
QUEENS HARBOUR
1202 QUEENS ISLAND CT
Exquisite 3BR/2.5BA home with un-
believable marsh views. New marble
& wood floors & whirlpool master
bath complete this renovated home on
almost 1 acre lot. Too many upgrades
to mention. Great golf & yachting
community! Vistas galore from large
screened lanai. $635,000 MLS 371686
ATLANTIC SHORES
84 28TH AVE S
Darling 4BR/2BA Beach home with
'Key West Flair', yellow hard plank side
& blue metal roof. Completely reno-
vated with tile floors downstairs &
wood upstairs. A/C, new kitchen &
baths, windows & doors, fenced in
paved patio, two car garage. Steps from
Beach access. $749,900 MLS 371420
OCEANWALK
411 OCEANWALK DR N
Large 3BR/3BA home on wooded lot
backs up to Hannah Park. Plus an of-
fice with built-in bookcase. Master BR,
Formal LR, Kitchen, Breakfast Nook
& Family Room have pool & woods
views. Over-sized garage. This beau-
tiful home is one of the best buys in
Ocean walk! $780,000 MLS 372048




Watson Realty Corp. REALTORS I
Atlantic Beach
StWatson Office
(904) 249-3804


PONTE VEDRA CONDO
Seller will pay HOA dues for 2007!
2/2, lake, fireplace $185K
www.nohoadues.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $400K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
PVB, 3BR/2BA townhome, $179,000. Sell-
er will pay up to $3000 closing cost w/ac-
ceptable offer. Marl Schmid
(904)318-2477, Fred Miller Group Real-
tors. Owner/Lic. RE agt.
JAX BEACH CONDO
The Palms @ Marsh Landing.
2BR/2BA, 1156sf., gated community,
2005 restoration, walk-in closet, screened
balcony, top floor end unit, 3 community
pools, alarm, vaulted ceilings, $187,900
negotiable. (973)715-1176.
MAYPORT LANDING, 2/2, 1100sf, end
unit w/ fenced backyard, WDHU. FSBO
$119,800. Call 962-6295.
WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, $164,500,
(904)655-7923, Owner/ Agent.
BEACHES BEST VALUE
PVB Fountains (Unit #66) approx.
1500s/f, 2BR/1.5BA new carpet- paint. 2
pools, clubhouse, tennis courts, storage
shed. Open House, Sat., 11am-6pm.
$175,000. 708-0208, 241-4964.
PVB $200K refurbished 2BR/2BA condo,
gated, lanai, fireplace, top-floor, next to
clubhouse, prime-view pool & duck pond,
5-star amenities, beach shuttle, fitness
center, biking, tennis, golf discounts, pub,
billiards, movie room, A1A east, TPC
neighbor, JTB convenient, Barbara (904)
708-3331.


PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962, (904)396-
9544.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $225,000. Call (904)246-6758.
PV, 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $207,900. Consider lease
option. Vanguard Realty (904)463-7343.
OCEANFRONT CONDO
Exclusive Verano condos 'for sale. Locat-
ed in South Jax Beach. Costa Verano is
soon to become the Beaches most desira-
ble address! Costa Verano features 3
parking garages, heated pool, theater
room, huge social room, billiards room,
business center, security, state of the art
fitness center, steam room, sauna, & gi-
gantic spa. For a complete list of all avail-
able properties, including prices, square
feet, photos, etc., please call or email As-
sist2Sell Buyers & Sellers Real Estate
(904)247-4442/ numerl @bellsouth.net.
Visit us online at www.jaxbesthomes.com
or call for a private viewing appt.
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.


8.' 8~ 5


2/2 approx 1400 sq ft condo. Boat slip to
accommodate a 45+' boat! $320,000
S. JACKSONVILLE BEACH
3/2 approx 1750 sq ft Townhouse UPDATED!
$345,995
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA, home on cul-de-sac! 1326 sq ft!
$244,000.
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/brand new appliances!
1624 sq ft! $254,500.
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/stone tile! 1691 sq ft!
$322,500.
OCEANFRONT
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun deck,,
balcony and more! $925,000.
WATERFRONT
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq ft home
w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995! $875,000.
LOT EAST OF AIA PVB
50x125 Vacant lot offSolano Rd w/GolfCourse
View! $395,000.
JUST STEPS TO OCEAN!
3/2 approx 1726 sq ft REMODELED
KITCHEN w/big backyard! $689,000!
PONTE VEDRA/PALM VALLEY
INTRACOASTAL HOME
4BR/4.5BA, 4200 sq ft! BRAND NEW
CONSTRUCTION! $2,075,000.
HOMEW/POOL
3/2 1450 sq ft in Isle of Palms! Just minutes
to the ocean! REMODELED KITCHEN!
$ 2 7 6 0 0 0 ig


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


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6CDSFRSALE


City to Sand

THE CONDO CONNECTION

TOWNHOMES, LFTS, CONDOS, & HOMES

At The Beach
SANDPIPER New Oceanfront Listing. 2/1 Terracotta tile.
Fabulous view of the beach. Covered parking & storage. $414,900
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 3/2 for the price of a 2/2, 1 yr
HOA. Huge lanai. Garage, pool. Beautiful Gated Community
$219.900 MLS# 328788
THE COLONY WALK to the BEACH. 2/2, beautiful gr floor w/
wooded views. Wood floors, tile, fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE.
MLS# 326635 $224,000 REDUCED OBO

St. Augustine 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available
OLD TOWN VILLAGES: 1/1 gr fl condo w/ Garage. Crown
moulding, tile, carpet, scr lanai. Nature preserve, pool, fitness.
MLS# 358416 $169,900
OLD TOWN VILLAGES 1/1 gr fl. Brand new! Tile, carpet, scr
lanai. Gated w/ pool, tennis, putting green, fitness. Move in ready!
MLS#359176 $156,400
OLD TOWN VILLAGES 1/1 all new condo w/ GARAGE. Vaulted
ceilings, fireplace, tile, Pool, tennis & more. MLS#360037 $165,499

TALK TO THE TWINS

Diane Barr Donna Sandiford
234-9997 A 386-5800


THE BEACH BECKONS...

Buy one of these properties ana enjoy
nature's stress reliever the beach!

The Villas at Marsh Landing 3BR/2BA condo with garage,all
appliances incl. washer!dryer, nice view. Clubhouse w/pool, spa,
fitness center. $235,000 BUYERS BONUS Up to 6 mos. P&E
paid Call Sherri Beno for details!
So. Jax Beach lot 50' x 120' lot on cul-de-sac near new park,
water view lust waiting to be built on. Short bike ride to beach,
dining & shopping, and easy access to JTB. $275,000
Seaplace 2BR/2BA condo in Atlantic Beach, renovated kitchen
& baths. 1/2 block from ocean, 20 ft. ceiling, FP, appliances,
community pool. $294,900
Oceans Edge All new east of A1A! 3BR/2BA condo with granite
& tile. 1400+ sq. ft., across street from local shopping & dining hub.
Clubhouse, pool, fitness center & more. $539,900
East ofA1A 3BR/2BA home in South Jax Beach, 2 blocks to
beach, 2 car garage, gutters, irrigation, updated elect. & plbg., wood
floors. $679,000
More info at VoicePad 425-2454 Code#5028
Let us know how we can help you!

Sherri Beno Realtor' P
904-651-18R30
Lisa DiStefano Realtor "
904-514-3167


Looking for a few


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The Beaches Leader,
Ponte Vedra Leader
(904) 249-9033

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


FOR SALEI Mobile Home, Jax beach,
1996 Oakwood, 14x66, screened-in porch,
landscaped carport, 3BR/2BA, $23.000.
.Call or leave message. 904-223-0786
(home) or 904-868-2494 (cell). Very nice.
1996 2 BR, plenty of extras. In Portside,
$20,000. 2961 Pimlico. (904)223-0923.
1998 SKYLINE, 16'x80', 1178sf,
3BR/2BA, Ig screened patio, skirted, car-
port, shed. garden tub, cathedral ceiling,
appliances. Exc. condition. $25,000.
(912)355-2128.
RENT TO OWN, nice 3/2 singlewide, quiet
beaches park, landscaped corner lot. Less
than $20,000 for a home at the beaches.
$1070 down, $500/mo. for 60 mo. You
own it. Lot fee separate. 247-1135 or
483-1725.


MULTI PURPOSE,: 1700sqft space for
lease; great location, subcontractors,
warehousing, etc. $1500/mo. Last space
available. 343-1919/ 249-3214.
M I Ib't;t I M!-4 815= 4.
BEACHES OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE,
2800sf., $2800/mo includes utilities. Call
Bart @ 241-3111 (Ext. 11).

S. tI 1 SPI.- 5


ne'cI. 'SON SOf) IrI r 1A i.I

Prop (904) 249-8 261


Marsh Landing
Exquisite Estate in Harbor Island. Lakeftnt lot w/
majestic oaks. Inclds 50 ft slip in Main Harbour.
$3,350,000 MLS 346635

WOW PV Be $955K
Custom bit hm w/2600 sqft, 2 frples, wdflrs, opn
fir pin, proflandscp, Mstrbdrm w/scm balcy &
more. $955,000 MLS 369707
Luxury Living
Don't miss this opportunity to live on the Ocean
in this fully furnished & designer updated
Condo. $849,000 MLS 346115
The Plantation
Located on the 18th fairway this 4BR/4BA
updated home has it all! Huge master w/
oversized whrpl tub. $724,900 MLS 369714



Valencia Condo
2BR/2.5BA Brand new 07 all designer upgrds,
SS applincs, granite, 10ft celngs. Finest ameni-
tiesl $470,000 MLS 361758


Neptune Beach
Enjoy Irg estate benefits on .72 acre, mature
oaks, flowering plants & upgrd existing hm +
Privacy. $469,500 MLS 371009
Recent Upgrades!
This Thse has new tile @ crpt, paint, granite
counters, SS applnc, clst orgnzr + more.
$450,000 MLS 344203
Jacksonville Beach
Beautiful spacious home. Just ride or walk to
beaches, shopping and restaurants.
$419,900 MLS 362112
Village of Vilano Community
w/priv walk over to Ocean, close to historic St.
Aug. + clibhse & boat ramp.
$382,500 MLS 356440
Great Bungalow
Come experience the fun life of Beach living,
unique bungalow Bch house in the heart ofJax
Bch! $379,000 MLS 371589
Tranquil setting on serene lake.
Opn Fr/Pin, split Bdrms, Scm porch, Liv & Din
rms + den. 3BR/2BA. $ 373,500 MLS 340877


Awesome Home
Your search has ended here. 3BR/2.5BA hm
features remodeled kit w/new cabnts, SS
applncs, hrdwd firs $355,000 MLS 366046
Ponte Vedra
Beauty 3BR/2BA loads of updates, open
floor plan, FL rom, Italian tile, private yard +
inground pool. $349,900 MLS 371124
Great Beach Hm
With RV/Boat prkg, Circular Dr, sep entry to
Den/Off for hm bus, or could be 4th Bdrmnn.
Grt Kit+ more. $344,500 MLS 362542
4 Blocks to Ocean
Nicley updated Tnhm w/wood & tile firs.
Ready to move into. 2BR/1.5BA, great value
for the money. $249,900 MLS 370002
3 Blocks to Bch
2BR/1.5BA Thmw/2 balconies, 1,128 SF,
newer roof, A/C and water heater, fenced
yard and wood deck. $244,900 MLS 358069
Atlantic Beach!
4BR/2BA Immaculate home, all appinc
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WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
efficiency, $550/mo; 2BR, $850/mo; laun-
dry room in building. Credit check. No
pets. 514-8530.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/2BA condo, just 4 blks
to beach! $975/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
2BR/ 1.5BA, fenced yard, CH/A, WDHU,
kit. equipped, 2112 Florida Blvd., NB.
$800/mo., credit check. 1-888-259-0783.
OCEANVIEW
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE. Across from
Beach Walkway Ramp. No outlet street.
2 oceanview decks. 1 car garage,
3BR/3BA, newly tiled, granite counter-
tops. All appliances, no pets. Lease
$1795mo. (904)246-1465,

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.

OCEANFRONT, 3BR/2BA condo w/ga-
rage! S. Jax Bch! $1700/mo. All South Re-
alty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 1/1, available June 1.
Stones throw to ocean, WDHU, walking
closet, carpet, ceramic tile. No pets/ smok-
ing. Private parking, $750/mo. Penny@
Accent Properties, 891-5843, 721-7822.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, Ist Ave. South,
1 & 2BR/1BA. $600 & $800/mo. (904)891-
0606.
NEP BCH, east of 3rd. 1/2 duplex ,1200sf,
2/2, ceramic tile, porch, fenced yard, park-
ing for three, WDHU, CH/A. $1030/mo+
sec. 247-3191.


JAX BCH near ocean 1BR unfurnished
apt., lease, references, $750/mo, 222 4th
Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.
1ST STREET NEPTUNE BEACH
2BR/2.5BA Townhome w/d, dishwasher,
fireplace, berber carpet, 18" ceramic tile,
private balcony, private patio, $1395/mo.
Available June 1st. 333-8462, Harrigan
Properties Realtor.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $885/mo.,
891-0606.
91 STANLEY Rd. #3 (off Mayport. Rd).
2BR/1 BA. $625/mo. 338-5924.
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1100sf., W/D, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard, pets ok w/deposit.
$1100/mo., includes lawn maintenance,
889 8th Ave. South, (904)608-6678.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
NEPTUNE BCH duplex, immaculate, east
of A1A, 2BR/1.5BA, garage, screen porch,
$1200/mo. 234-5636.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/.2.5BA condo,
w/club pool, tennis & morel $1075/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141. -
2BR 2BA townhouse wfden. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 110 Poinsettia St.,
Ati Bch. 241-2624.
BUSINESS MAN'S special, furnished 2BR
Jax Beach front monthly rental, some util-
ities, $1350/mo. 246-3130.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.


OCEANVIEW, ATLANTIC Beach,
1BR/1BA, garage apt, just steps to
ocean! Laundry on property! $850/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, CH&A,
WDHU, 1.5 blocks to ocean. $1295/mo +
deposit. Available June 1. 616-2429.
GREAT SPECIALS" Soleil at Ponte Ve-
dra Beach, offering 1 and 2 bedroom
apartment homes! Call Now!
(904)285-1431.
ON THE BEACH
Jax Beach.-oceanfront 16th Ave N. Newly
renovated, 2BR/1BA 950sf. for $1100/mo,
or small one room EFF for $700/mo. No
smoking or pets. 249-3578 or
north16ave@aol.com
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA. Executive
Upgrades $1500/mo. 904-735-6880.
JardinDeMerRental@hotmail.com
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1 large bedroom
townhouse w/loft, 1.5 bath, frplc., applian-
ces, 1 car garage; community pool; fenced
in backyard; 2 decks. $1000/mo. plus dep.
472-0583.
ATLANTIC BEACH: 289 Ahem St.,-
$800/mo., 2 blocks to ocean, across from
Town Center; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood
floors, tile bath. No pets. $800 deposit,
water, garbage & sewer included in rent.
(904)234-7777.


Cattar Realty, Inc.
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Neptune Bieach
1004 First St., 2BR/1Bath,
beach cottage, 2 story, CH/A,
W/D hookup. No dogs,
Available June 1st, $950
Call: Fred,
Cattar Realty, Inc.,
2700015


NOW AVAILABLE
'199.00 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
One Bedrooms
Starting at $620
Two Bedrooms
Starting at $755


WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.1320 4th St. S.,
Jax. Bch. No pets. $850/mo, $850/sec.
dep. (904)343-9908.
BEACHES, 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE,
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114,
270-1284.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All a'men-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
ATLANTIC BEACH- 2BR/2BA condo
w/club pool, 1 block-to beach! $1100/mo.
Also 3BR/2BA for $1200/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
fenced yard, great parking. $975/mo.
280-2805.

S. JAX BCH
2 BRAPTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
Efficiency Apt, $650/mo., $650/ sec. dep.
9th Ave & 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
NEPTUNE BEACH. Lovely 2BR apart-
ment in residential neighborhood, east of
AlA, quiet and secure. NS/NP. Must qual-
ity. $1200/mo. 247-7118.




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Mayort
2BR/2BA, Mayport Landing, $700/mo.
Move-in Special- $200 off 1st
months rent
2BR/1BA, H, 250 Jasmine St., big
lot, new carpet, W/D. $950/mo.


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1, 2 & 3 Bedroom

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Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies


2BR/1BA APARTMENT, washer/ dryer.
No pets. $800/mo. +$800/sec. deposit,
1511 4th St. N., Jax Bch. (904)742-6940.
OCEAN VIEW townhouse, unfurnished,
2BR/1.5BA, 1 year lease. Available June
15, $1500/mo. references, security depos-
it, first & last month's rent. (802)989-3097,
(802)989-3096.
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.
$1000/mo. +$1000/dep. 904-571-5517.
ACROSS FROM OCEAN
101 S. 16th Ave. Jax Beach. 2BR/1BA
Apt. WDHU, CH&A, $995/mo. Security de-
posit equal 1/2 rent. Broker Owner, 249-
8766.
WOLF CREEK townhouse, 2BR/2.5BA,
beautiful pool & club house; all applian-
ces; gated community. $1150/mo. Call
(904)838-2898.
JAX BEACH 1/1 Efficiency, 1 block to
ocean. $750/mo. 315-6558.
NORTH JAX Beach. efficiency $515/mo.,
1BR $615/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $900/mo. +$900/dep.
904-571-5517.
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check. No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
4 BLOCKS to Beach. 2BR/1BA, clean,
CH&A, no pets. $800/mo.+ deposit.
316-2211 or 333-6245.
UNIQUE FURNISHED 1BR guest house
pool side on scenic canal. Avail. 5/28.
$225 per week incl. cable, util., wireless.
349-0683.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, fireplace, on golf course.
$1145/mo. 864-2440.




PONTE VEDRA, nice 3/2 in Dolphin Cove,
garage, fenced yard, washer/ dryer.
$1250/mo. includes lawn service.
273-5137, 993-3858. Avail. now. Pets
possible. No smoking.
JAX BEACH 1023 16th Ave. N. 3BR/1BA,
pool. Available June 1., (904)233-4516.


ATLANTIC BEACH/ MAYPORT/ Oak Har-
bor. 3/2. Brand new inside & out! Finished
terazzo floors, s/s appliances, screened
porch w/ deck, fenced yard, W/D incl.
1 year lease, $1195/mo. 962-9990.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
ATL. BCH. cute, 2 story, 2/2, privacy
fence, 103 3rd St. West, $1175/mo., +
dep. Laurie 333-4442.
JAX BEACH JARDIN DE MER BEAUTI-
FUL NEWER CONDO, 2BR/2BA, 1 car
garage, ground floor, fireplace, 1200sf,
washer/ dryer included, $1100/mo., realtor
owned, First Trust Realty Call June
994-3608.
4 BLOCKS from beach, 2BR/2BA, sun-
room, big kitchen, WDHU, W/D option,
shaded fenced yard. Excellent condition.
$1250/mo., includes big credit on utilities.
1 year preferred. No pets. Jax Beach.
(904)502-5910.

ATLANTIC BEACH
1741 Seminole Rd. 3BR/2.5BA Town-
house, fenced, $1350/mo.
JAX BEACH
37 Sandra Drive. 3BR/1.5BA home, 1 car
garage, fenced, $1195/mo. All properties
include lawn service, security deposit
equal 1/2 month. Broker/ Owner,
249-8766
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA home w/2 car ga-
rage in Cypress Cove, Atlantic Beach.
Overlooks the Marsh and Iritracoastal,
spectacular sunset views, 1244sf. Close
to Naval Station and beach. $1200/mo.,
Call 509-0834.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/2.5, W/D, 1 car ga-
rage, new carpet and paint. Pets negotia-
ble. Available July. $1325/mo. 249-5950
after 6pm.
S. JAX BEACH- Newly renovated
3BR/2BA home near Seabreeze Elem!
2 car garage! $1350/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, WDHU, fenced
ard, A/C, new carpet, weekly yard care.
o smoking, small pet possible.
$1500/mo. +dep. 1yr. lease. 241-2552.

JAX BEACH, 2040 sq. ft..
1 floor house, 4BR/2BA, large bedrooms
w/individual door locks, 1445 Tanglewood
Rd. $1850/mo. (904)616-1126.


___________JAX BEACH- near ocean, 3BR/1BA.
BLOCKS TO Ocean and JTB, 3BR/2BA Lease, references required. 218 4th Ave.
on large lake beautiful sunset $1525/mo. South. $1195/mo. (904)221-4134,
463-4217. (904)703-5518


ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
fenced back yard, fireplace, laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo. 1913
Main Street, 565-2763.
SMALL, NICE 2BR/1BA cottage, 15th
Ave. S., Jax Beach. Fenced yard, on al-
leyway. $750/mo. 241-0267, 509-0919.
N. JAX Beach- 3BR/1BA, just 5 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1150/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 1316 Pinewood, 3BR/1.5BA,
wood floors, WDHU, fenced yard.
$1200/mo. +deposit. (904)655-5227.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA on Myra
St.; renovated 7/06; $1850/mo. Call
(904)262-1120.
SPACIOUS 4BR/2BA brick home on Jax
Beach golf course, pool/ hot tub, tiled/ en-
closed patio, back yard fence, 2 car ga-
rage, washer/ dryer, approved pets wel-
come, $2200/mo, +$2200 deposit.
25 Fairway Lane. Call (904)813-0304.
JAX BEACH, nice 3/2, large private
fenced yard, $1100/mo + security. No.
dogs. 1341 Sunset Dr., 619-8555.
3BR/2BA, JAX Beach, quiet neighbor-,
hood. $1250/mo. +dep. (904)221-7667..


LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 199 11th Ave. N. 1950sf.
Block from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA. garage/
yarii. 51795/11o. Iree utilities for 2 mo.
Available 6/1. (904)318-2T21.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage off San Pablol Convenient to
schools! $1200/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, LR, DR,
new kitchen, inground pool, garage, large
fenced-in yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
821-5067.
3BR 2BA, kit., LR, laundry room, CH/A,
WDHU, tile, carpet, carport, $950/mo,
$800/dep., no pets. 848 Bonita Rd., Ati
Bch. 241-2624.
HOME FOR RENT
3/2.5 with waterfront heated pool and hot
tub! Located close to Abess Park Elemen-
tary/ Landmark Middle. Beautiful home,
lots of storage and well maintained. Own-
er motivated to rent. Call Lara for more in-
fo: 248-0332.

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.
PVB, 3/2 and family room, bonus room, 1
car garage, community pool & tennis,
1750sf, $1400/mo., 655-8245.
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.
$1900/mo. 321-987-0012.
PVB SOLANO Wood, 3BR/2BA, fireplace,
2 car garage, $1300/mo., + security, 651-
1496.
PV BEACH, 4BR/2.5BA, cul-de-sac, very
clean, small deck, large driveway,
(91/. m rniritv dnnqit 273 5653


PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/2, fenced yard,com-
pletely remodeled, 1600sqft, $1600/mo.
864-6590.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome. Balcony overlooking Intra-
coastal; PETS ALLOWED. $950/mo.
856-278-2895.
BEACHES, 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE,
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no -pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114,
270-1284.
1 BLOCK west of 3rd. 3/1.5, 1550sf, open,
tiled, many extras. Lg fenced yard on cul-
de-sac w/ duck pond across the street and
Panera's around the corner. $1375/mo.

1/1 apt., 550sf, $800/mo. Pets ok. Call
994-6864.


ATLANTIC BEACH
DUTTON ISLAND
3/2 townhouse, $995/mo. avail. 6/15
PONTE VEDRA
PONTE VEDRA LANDING
3/2,1 car gar., $1100/mo.
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1095/mo.'
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SAN PABLO
3/2, 2 car gar., 2180sf, $1500/mo.
DRAYTON PLACE
4 .u ; 4/12$1600/moliAvail.7/7;; : .
HARBOR WINDS
I 3/2, $1195/mo.
KENSINGTON
3/2,1 car gar., $1095/mo.
TREVOR GREEN
4/2, $1295/mo.
CARRINGTON PLACE
4/2,2 car gar., $1495/mo.
ARBOR POINT ",
3/2, 2 car gar., 1600sf, $1095/mo.
month lease only.
HAWKINS COVE
4/2, $1395/mo.
SUTTON LAKES
4/2, $1395/mo..
ARLINGTON.
COBBLESTONE
3/2, $1195/mo. Avail. 7/1.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, $950/mo
3/2, $995/mo.
MANDARIN
4/2, 2400sf, $1395/mo. incl. lawn service.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
DAYBREAK WOODS -
3/2, $1000/mo. Avail. 6/1
MARSH WINDS
3/2, 1643sf, $1250/mo.
VICTORIA LAKES
4/2.5, 2 car gar., 2850sf, $1795/mo.
4/3.5, 2 car gar., 2600sf, $1750/mo.
3/2, 2000sf, $1275/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
www.homefinderrealty.net


PONTE VEDRA Beach, 2/2, garage,
screened deck with jacuzzi overlooking la-
goon, $1325/mo., 285-9884.


.uuu-uu,,y upu,=, 3BR 2BA 1-story house, 1850sf, w/ 2BR
N. JAX Beach, 3BR/1BA + garage apart- 1BA garage unit, CH/A, WDHU, blinds,
ment, newly remodeled, fenced back yard, carpet, Ig Florida room, carport, Ig yard,
great neighborhood, $1250/mo + dep. $2000/mo., $1000/dep. 347 3rd St., Atlan-
241-4630. tic Bch. 241-2624.


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Azalea Point PV 5BR/3BA, two story home w/woodfloors,new carpet, enclosed tiled porch, cathedral ceilings, screened porch, great
Sw/sunroom, great water views, club pool, tennis. lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. amenities. $975/mo.
$2800/mo. Intracoastal West Palms at Marsh Landing JB Screened porch,
Marsh Landing PV 4BR/2.5BA, home Lakecrest-Southside 2BR/2BA, ground floor tile floors, amenities. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/
I overlooks beautiful lake, screen porch, w/attached garage, screened porch, private end unit, vaulted ceilings. $1050/mo.
fireplace, garage. $2200/mo. views. $995/mo. 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1075/mo.
Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit.
in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 3BR/2BA. Newer 3rd floor condo, porch, $1300/mo.
car garage. $2200/mo. elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has $1025/mo of A1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint.
covered lanai, lake views, private comer lot, 2 Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end $1100/mo.
car garage. $2150/mo. unit townhouse, screened porch, attached The Villas at Marsh Landing JB
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ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse w/
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2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story w/comm. pool, garage, tile floors, vaulted mo.
townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean ceilings. $1300/mo. Acquilus JB 2BR/2BA, oceanfront penthouse
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Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/large fenced backyard, tiled screened porch, garage. $2700/mo.
w/wood deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, 2 car garage. $1395/mo. Furnished Condo
Cathedral ceilings. $1600/mo. Riverbrook at Glen Kernan Hodges 4BR/ Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury ,
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THE FOUNTAINS AT PONTE VEDRA
2BR townhome w/ scr. lanai overlooking
courtyard. Community pool, tennis courts
& clubhouse. Comes with storage unit lyr
lease, $995/mo. Accent Properties, Penny
Nurney, 891-5843.

2BR/2BA, GROUND floor. New floors,
counter-tops, washer & dryer. $1100/mo.
includes water, sewer, and all resort
amenities. Gated community, JTB/Hodg-
es. Security deposit and references re-
quired. (904)249-4324.

2/2 ON marsh, upgraded countertops &
floors, new apple W/D. All amenities incl.
$1125/mo. Call Maryanne (904)537-6161.
AVAILABLE NOW!
Brand New Condos East of A1A
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.
1BR/1 BA CONDO in The Palms at Marsh
Landing, first floor, newly remodeled. W/D,
refrigerator, gated community, pool, gym,
$900/mo, 339-3500 or 220-6603.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$895/mo. Avail 5/1. (904)333-3844.
HODGES BLVD. Gorgeous condo for rent
in a preserved area; 1BR/1BA +loft,
1100sf, W/D, fireplace, five star com-
munity, $950/mo. Moving special.
(904)254-2530.

SOUTH JAX Beach, Luxury 2BR/2.5BA
condo. Gated community with fitness,
pool, parking garage +more! $1600/mo.
San Marco Properties, 396-1324.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing, 2nd floor end
unit, quiet cul-de-sac, hardwood floors
fireplace, vaulted ceilings, kitchen up-
grades, screened lanai, W/D included,
gated, 2 pools, tennis. Walk to dining,
shopping, bike to beach, much more.
$1350/mo +deposit. Available 6/1. Call
Clay, 759-3140.

GRAND CAY Villa Condo. 1BR/1BA, ex-
tremely clean unit. 3rd floor, very private
w/large lanai. Fully furnished (new interi-
ors as of 2006). Washer & dryer/ Applian-
ces included. Vaulted ceilings. Storage
closet. Access to all clubhouse amenities.
$1000/mo. For more information, please
contact David at (904)612-2710

2/2 ON lake, remodeled, new appJiances,
W/D, all amenities incl. $1100/mo. Call
Maryanne (904)537-6161.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA. Executive
Upgrades $1500/mo. 904-735-6880.
JardinDeMerRental@hotmall.com
$200 OFF FIRST MONTH, 2BR/2BA at
The Palms of Marsh Landing, lots of
amenities, W/D, lakevie'w, 1st floor.
$1125/mo. (904)553-2161.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH/ OCEAN LINKS
3/2 .w/garage, 1600st, ground floor, end
unit, all amenities, one mile to beach,
$1350/mo. 273-8923.
JAX BCH, 2/2 newly remodeled condo,
LR, Florida room, 1 block to ocean,
$1250/mo. 247-0953 or 993-6004.
1BR/1BA, Palms at Marsh Landing. Gat-
ed, 2nd Fl, W/D, all amenities, plenty of
storage. Close to beaches. Non-smoker
only. Unfurnished/ Furnished $900/
$1100/mo., 12 mo. lease. 904-386-8898.

PVB-OCEAN LINKS Condo, 3/2, 1400sf
w/garage, 900 Ironwood Dr. #921.
$1500/mo., Open House, 6/2.
12pm-3pm. OceanBreezeMgt. 270-8805.
ATLANTIC BEACH Sevilla; 1/1,. remod-
eled, gated community. Porch, pool, ten-
nis, club house, hot tub sauna, covered
parking, $935/mo... rent, $168,500. buy.
424-3246
DECORATER, HIGH-END, 2BR/2BA
oceanfront condo. Living room and Master
Bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jacksonville sky-
line. Fully furnished, great amenities in-
cluding covered parking, pool, hot tub,
tennis and sandy beach. For more details
call 398-9080 x211.

REDUCED! PONTE VEDRA/ Ocean
Grove 2/2, $895, 2/2, $995; Garage unit
$100. Ponte Vedra/ Grand Cay Villas, 2/2
$995, Jax Beach/ Northshore 3/2, 7th floor
condo, Ocean View, $2800. Reality Exec-
utives Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676, press
2.


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PALMS @ Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA, gat- PVB- COLONY 2/2, french doors every TWO LARGE Offices: 9ft.xl15ft. w/storage PET SITTING. Dog walking. Responsible,
ed community, all amenities, $850/mo. room, vaulted ceilings, new wood floor, space and 12ft.x24ft. $400/mo. each. Sep- mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
880-4881, 607-4476. $1050/mo, 233-1346. rate backdoor entrance, utilities included.
880-481,60744.________1 o Located on 3rd St. (904)249-3863. FREE TO Good Home, female Chihua-
iiua, iai~.r 1-119- Aj~j ll hM dy-U.


LUXURY, OCEAN views; mo., yr. lease.
Immediate occupancy. Bonnie, 343-7778.
PVB- $975/MO., refurbished 2BR/2BA
condo, gated, lanai, fireplace, top floor,
next to clubhouse, prime view pool & duck
pond, 5-star amenities, beach shuttle, fit-
ness center, biking, tennis, golf discounts,
pub, billiards, movie room, A1A east, TPC
neighbor, JTB convenient, Barbara (904)
708-3331.
JARDIN DE MER Condo, Jax Bch,
New 3/2, 1500sf. Ground floor, blinds &
fans thru-out, frplc., garage. Non-smoker.
$1175/mo. Call Barbara (818)523-2526.
JAX BCH, 2/2, appl., W/D, fresh paint-
new beach colors, hardwoods. 83 Jardin
De Mer, first floor, 1 car gar. $1100/mo.
plus dep. 655-8502 or 710-3524.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 791 Assisi
Ln. Carpet, dishwasher, W/D, appl., com-
munity pool, $850/mo. 463-2399.
1/1, ON lake, completely remodeled,
stainless steel appliances, W/D. All ameni-
ties incl. $850/mo. Call Maryanne
(904)537-6161.
PVB, 2/2, all new, W/l closets, resort
amenities $1095/mo. includes utilities.
718-1601.
PVB, Ocean Grove, 2/2, gated, lake view,
resort amenities. (904)273-5195.
PV- BELLEZA GATED luxury condo
1BR/1BA pool/ fitness/ wd included $875
call 318-9114.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/1.5 townhomes,
fireplace, pool, WDHU, $780/mo + securi-
ty. No pets or smoking., 241-8706, 607-
9980.
MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
al Waterway New luxury penthouse 3/3,
2100sf condo. Kitchen w/granite, stainless
steel appliances & 42" cabinets. Over-
sized rooms, large.closets, huge screened
lanai & peaceful views. 1st floor w/back-
yard. All appliances included. Garage
w/storage. Intracoastal waterfront, gated
community w/pool & fitness center. Mi-
nutes to Beach/ Southside for easy com-
mute to work, malls & restaurants. 40'
boat slip available. $1895/mo., water in-
cluded. (904)881-0895.
PVB, WALK or bike to the beach!
3BR/2.5BA end unit townhouse. East of
AIA, great location, spacious 1800sf w/
enclosed porch w/ tile floor. W/D included.
No pets. $1175/mo., (904)273-2703.
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool, 6
months +. 463-7343.


OCEAN FRONT
AAAH BEAUTY! Luxury, 2BR/2BA,
pool, sauna, fitness, $1675/mo.,
1-800-758-7658.
NEW CONDO at Pier Point, 3/2, top floor,
awesome view, $1525/mo plus deposit,
699-2439.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2.5BA condo, FP,
includes W/D, pool, etc. 1 year, 1092 Sea-
hawk Dr. N. $900/mo. No pets, 221-6037.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA at Valencia.
Pool, Fitness, Luxury condo. $1600/mo.,
flexible terms OK. 904-230-2871.
PONTE VEDRA, Belleza, 2BR/2BA, W/D,
ground floor, lakeview, enclosed patio,
gated community. Avail. immediately.
(904)534-7464.
VILLA'S AT ML, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh
views all rooms, lanai. $1250/mo.
534-5875, 642-5480, 359-3102.


2/1 PVB CONDO w/garage. Upgrades,
balcony, pool, hot tub, walk to TPC
course, restaurants, stores; $1185/mo.
424-7396.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 singlewide, quiet
beaches park, $495 mo. plus $270 lot fee.
A very nice home! 247-1135 or 483-1725.


LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 197 11th Ave. N. 1950sf. fur-
nished, sleeps 6-8, 3BR/3.5BA, garage/
yard. $1200/wk, www.cyberentals.com.
Property #161195. (904)728-2338.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Oceanfront, fur-
nished/ unfurnished, spacious 1BR condo.
Sleeps four. (904)737-2829.
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.


ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA house, 6th
Ave., Jax Beach, W/D, $650/mo includes
utilities & cable, 891-8277.
2040 SF., 1 floor, 4/2 house. Room for
4 roommates w/separate door locks. Won-
derful, spacious feeling. (904)616-1126.
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 .
$950/mo incl. private Id. tel., util., platinum
cable, wireless HS networking. 12 mos
lease. Will consider short term @incr. rent.
Avail. now, 716-4232.
ROOM FOR rent in 3BR/2BA house in
Ponte Vedra. Gated, pool, tennis courts,.
all utilities, HBO, High Speed internet.
Near Sawgrass and TPC. $595/mo.
476-1830.



JAX BEACH.. Teriffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $500/mo. or$550/mo
247-8913.
FURNISHED ROOM, private bath, Nep-
tune Beach. No smoking/ pets. Privacy,
$595/mo., 403-5734.
ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of AIA.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.


JAX BEACH- room for rent in a 3 bedroom
house, $400/mo. 866-9881.
ROOM FOR RENT, $380/mo. Responsi-
ble, Non smoker. 247-2818.
ROOMS for rent in attractive home on wa-
terfront. Close to the beach, all utilities
incl. Avail. June 1st, $460/mo. 221-4117.
ROOM W/BATH $475/mo., includes util-
ities & cable. Sue 434-4851


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Close to shopping/
restaurants
For more information,
call

L(904) 543-7000j


IEXEC- INTERNET Executive Offices.
Spacious modem individual offices with
phone, internet, printer, fax & mail service,
voice mail, 3rd Street address. Contact
Jim 249-4292.


nua/ l Ternrier. 1-1/2yrs. tAll shots, spayedu.
Please call 382-6214.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FREE TO Good Home. Male cat, neutered
Please call 382-6214..


OFFICE SUITE w/2 offices, 500sf, kitch-
enette, bathroom. Atlantic Beach, 3 Blocks FREE IGUANA to good home. lyr. old
to Ocean. $750/mo.+ utilities. 246-5708. w/ndoor & outdoor cages. Fiesty & needs
Love. 904-424-7052.


AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY- Single office
220sf., private entrance, access to kitch-
en, conference room and internet connec-
tion. Call 904-813-8565 for details.

JAX BEACH
Prime location. 3000sf, $2995/mo.,
1000sf, $1500/mo. Individual office suites
at $500/mo. Plus tax. 993-5853.


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FREE KITTENS- 1 male, 1 female, 6
weeks old, 241-1068.
FREE KITTENS, 8 weeks old. Call after
6pm 514-0802, 887-2351.



GERMAN SHEPARD female puppy, 6
months, $350, 247-4548.
CKC CHIHUAHUAS- 3 males, available
6/5. Call 241-2132.


OFFICE, AREHOUSE, shop space for BEAUTIFUL LOVE Birds with or without
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE shop space fornt, 514-1090. cages; Peacock feathers. 744-5900
lease, free rent, 514-1090.


RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Atlantic Beach, 514-1090.



FOUND IN AtI Bch- Male Cat, gray w/ pink
collar, very friendly. Call 247-1717 to iden-
tify.



PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a public hear-
ing will be held on the following proposed
ordinance at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June
4, 2007, in the City Hall Council Cham-
bers, 116 First Street, at which time the
City Council will consider their adoption in-
to law. The ordinances in their entirety
may be inspected at the Office of the City
Clerk during regular working hours. All in-
.terested parties may appear at the meet-
ing and be heard with respect to the pro-
posed ordinance.
ORDINANCE 2007-02: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND SECOND READ: AN ORDI-
NANCE OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE
BEACH, FLORIDA AMENDING CHAP-
TER 27 ARTICLE IV, LAND USE, ADD-
ING SECTION 27-243, PROTECTION OF
ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE
LANDS AND PROVIDING AN EFFEC-
TIVE DATE
ORDINANCE 2007-04: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND SECOND READ: AN ORDI-
NANCE OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE
BEACH, FLORIDA AMENDING CHAP-
TER 27 UNIFIED LAND DEVELOPMENT
REGULATIONS, SEC 27-350. PROCE-
DURE FOR APPLYING FOR AND ISSU-
ING A CONCURRENCY CERTIFICATE
AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
ORDINANCE 2007-06: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND SECOND READ: AN
OR-
DINANCE QF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE
BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING TABLE
27-229-1 CHANGING SIDE YARD SET-
BACK IN R-1 AND THE LOT SIZE FOR
35 FEET BUILDING HEIGHT AND PRO-
VIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


ORDINANCE 2007-07: PUBLIC HEAR-
ING AND SECOND READ: ANO
ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEPTUNE
BEACH, FLORIDA AMENDING CHAP-
TER 27 ARTICLE I, SECTION 27-15
DEFINITIONS, ADDING THE DEFINI-
TION OF SHORT TERM RENTALS, AND


HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.
FOUND CAT near 17th Ave N. Mostly
white w/ blackish grey tail & ears. Tan &
brown spot on back. Has collar on. Very
sweet. 247-0354.


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


INJURED? CALL attorneys F(oyd Mat-
thews and Robert Guild- (904)384-0505 -
for a free consultation; offices in Jackson-
ville.



PIANO LESSONS
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.
VIOLIN LESSONS for beginners. Reason-
able rate. 725-6802
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@ beachesleader.com
SWIMMING LESSONS. 4 years and up.
Neptune Beach location. 241-4821.



KITCHEN HELPER wanted. Chizu Japa-
nese Steak House. Apply afetr 2pm, 1227
South 3rd St.
P/T RECEPTIONISTS needed for the fol-
lowing locations, Julington Creek, Beach-
es, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine. Job
duties are: Answer telephone, meet and
greet customers, helping out the sales
manager, some computer knowledge, and
may include some weekends. Fax resume
to Lifestyles Realtors LLC 904-273-7312
or email resume to:
corphr@lifestylesrealtors.com
ADMIN. ASSISTANT. Word, Quickbooks.
Must be organized. Call 998-1811 or fax
resume 998-2022.
P/T EXPERIENCED Dietary Servers.
Must be able to work weekends. Must en-
joy working with the elderly in a professio-
nal atmosphere. Apply in person Q 1700
The Greens Way in Marsh Landing Busi-
ness Park. EOE/DFWP. ,R


AMENDING ARTICLE IV, LAND USE, CHRIST UNITED Methodist Church of
SECTION 27-225(1) AND PROVIDING Neptune Bch is looking for a P/T Youth Di-
AN EFFECTIVE DATE. rector. Resumes may be sent to: Christ
UMC at 400 Penman Rd., Neptune Bch,
If a person decides to appeal any decision FL 32266. Call the church office at
made by the Council with respect to any 249-5370 for more information. Interviews
maner consdere ait sucr, meeting or wjie conducted in June .
- .hearing the pervori AIi need a a v-or+ d or c. i ,''-
Ihe proce.idng;* ar.o'd ,for uoh pUi'e.- NOTICE TO READERS
may need io ensure r, ai verbatim record HELP WANTED classifications in this
of the proceedings is made, which record newspaper are intended to announce gen-
includes the testimony and evidence upon uirfe current job openings. No fees may be
which the appeal is to be based. charged to the prospective employee. Ads
In accordance with the Americans With for self-employment or business opportu-
In accordance with the Americans With cities appear under the Business Opportu-
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori- cities category. Ads which may require
da Statute, persons with disabilities need- payment of fees for employment informa-
ing special accommodation, including tion guidance or training may appear un-
hearing assistance, to participate in this der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
meeting should contact the City Clerk's advertiser ask for a fee or if the, advertiser
Office no later than 5:00 P.M., the day of is offering a product or service rather than
the meeting. a job opening, please notify The Beaches
.. ...- .. Leader, 249-9033.


Lisa Volpe, UMC
City Clerk
BL 5/25/07


CLEANING PERSON needed PT. Must
have car & phone. 3 hrs per day, $9/hr.
Call 384-0000.


DESIGNER FOR pool company, autocad
or visio software experience. Call 998-
1811 or fax 998-2022.
HOST/ HOSTESS, Bartender, Cocktail
Server needed. Please apply in person,
between 11am-2pm, to Giovanni's, 1161
Beach Blvd., Jax Beach.
PART-TIME ACCOUNTING
Part-time Ponte Vedra AR clerk position.
Must have AR experience to include col-
lections. Requires fast learner and well
organized. Email resume to:
khome@cntre.com EOE.


CLERICAL: PROFICIENT in Word, Excel
& Internet. Detail oriented, 20-25 hours
per week. Fax 694-1108, email resume @
completeclaim.com.
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.
GREEN FROG PEST PREVENTION
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.

NURSE (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7am to 7pm, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
HIRING DELIVERY Driver and all other
positions. P/T & F/T, Apply in person at
Melissa's Pizza, 725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlan-
tic Beach or fax 241-7775.
GRILL COOK, weekends & late after-
noons, weekdays. Apply at Hot Dog Hut,
1439 So. 3rd St., Jax Beach, 247-8886.



LAWN BUSINESS seeking F/T help.
Good pay. Must have valid driver's
license. 626-9599.
MAINTENANCE TECHS
Full Time at a premier retirement com-
munity. Excellent benefits. Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL. Fax to
904-246-9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com. EOE. Drug-Free Workplace.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
.dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
LEGAL SECRETARY: Ponte Vedra Beach
office seeks legal secretary for estate
planning/ corporate/ business practice.
Must be proficient in MSWord; exceptional
work environment and benefits. E-mail re-
sume to cperron@jaxtaxlaw.com.,
OFFICE MANAGER for small, well-estab-
lished pediatric practice located at the
Beach. Knowledge of QuickBooks and
MediSoft billing software helpful, but will
train if needed. Great environment, won-
derful staff, and competitive .salary. Fax
resume to 280-7680 or call 994-9353 for
interview.
THE CITY OF-JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website www.JacksonvilleBeach;org
Drug tree work environment EOE. VP.
ITALIAN RESTAURANT & Pzzeria rinng
F/T Cook or Pizzaman. Experience prefer-
red. Ponte Vedra area. Call 273-0006.
CAREGIVERS
AMERICAN HOME Companions seeks
compassionate caregivers for the elderly.
Must drive and be able to work weekends.
247-7495.
F/T RECEPTIONIST needed for high vol-
ume Vet Clinic. Previous experience in
Vet Clinic preferred. Must possess excel-
lent Customer Service skills.. Competitive
salary, excellent benefits. Fax resume to
246-3064 or call 246-2045 for more info.
Beaches Animal Clinic, 937 Beach Blvd.
Jax Beach.


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7ILL DIRT, top soil; small loads deliv-
ered. $125, Hickory Creek Nursery, 221-
0605.
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PAINT IT RIGHT! Interior, exterior. Free
estimates. Call Mike Williams, 285-2651.
25yrs. experience.
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. experi-
ence. Specializing in Beach homes.
887-4094.


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free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
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HAIRSTYLIST
LOOKING for a change? Established Sal-
on has opening for stylists. Excellent
working conditions, 60% Commission.
Health and Dental insurance. All inquires
confidential. Contact Bob or Susan at
Susan Merrick's Hair Designs, 246-1579.
BOTTOM'S UP Diving Services.
Now hiring Commercial Divers. FT/PT.
(904)962-7901.









Glen Kernan Golf& CC is
NOW HIRING
For Landscape/Golf Course
Maintenance.

Full Benefits after 1 month

Apply in person art
13190 Glen Kernan Pkwx',,
Monday-Saturday 12 pm-5 pm
Valid Driter's License.


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Driver: Dedicated
Jacksonville Terminal


HoeWeekend
Avg. $825 $1025/week
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FT/PT, Sales People needed. Apply at
Sea Shells and Coral, 230 North Board-
walk.
SEAMSTRESSES NEEDED for altera-
tions shop. Great hourly pay for work as
subcontractor. Make your own schedule.
Alterations experience required,
247-1391.
DISHWASHERS & LINE COOKS. Marsh
Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra
Beach is now hiring for full-time and part-
time dishwashers and part-time line cook.
Line cook needed for Thursday, Friday
and Saturday nights and Sunday day
shift. Apply in person at the Clubhouse
Tuesday Saturday. Call 285-6514 for di-
rections. Drug testing/EOE.
POOL CONSTRUCTION helpers needed,
998-1811.
JANITORIAL HELP needed. Seeking full-
time cleaning crew to work in large retail
store. 3rd shift hours, cleaning and, or
floor care experience is a plus but not re-
quired. Please call 1-800-860-8057. Job
reference #8900.
BOOKKEEPER PT/ FT- AB Plant Nursery
seeks multi-tasker, Excel proficient w/
strong accounting background. Peachtree
exp. a MUST. Fax resume to 246-1558 or
email jodyecg@bellsouth.net or
bradecg@ bellsouth.net

SALES
1 week's commissions: Lori M. earned
$7032, Anthony S. earned $4394. Proven
Leads, 100% Commissions. Closers
Wanted! 866-379-5045 x101.

PAINTERS/ DRYWALLERS
Fast growing Construction Co. having
continuous growth. Bonuses, Incentives,
Mgmt opportunities. Must have own trans-
portation. Serious inquiries only. (904)241-
5177 leave message.

** CLEANERS **
Fast growing Cleaning Co. having continu-
ous growth. Bonuses, Incentives, Mgmt
opportunities. New home construction,
apt. move-out, window cleaning, residen-
tial cleaning. Must have own transporta-
tion. Serious inquiries only. (904)241-5177
leave message.
FREE ROOM in Jax Bch in exchange for
full time caregiving experience. 610-9047.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT-
PARKS & REC. DEPT.
City of Atlantic Beach, $14.09/hr.+bene-
fits. Must have 4 yrs. secretarial/ general
admin. experience. Applications accepted
until 5/30/07 and may be obtained at
www.coab.us or 800 Seminole Rd., Atlan-
tic Beach, FL (904)247-5820. No smokers/
tobacco users. Drug testing conducted.
EOE.
PALMS PRESCHOOL Assistant Teacher
needed for NAEYC accredited center.
Must be nurturing, energetic & someone
who truly enjoys children. Exp. preferred,
but willing to train the right person. Good
benefits & positive work environment.
EOE. 247-0983.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
HOUSEKEEPERS MONDAY-FRIDAY.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave message at 716-8824.
STYLIST NEEDED, good pay, very flexi-
ble hours. FT/PT. Beaches location.
273-8421.

PALACE POOLS INC.
Seeking experienced, but willing to train
Swimming Pool Service- entry level posi-
tion or opportunity for the experienced in-
dividual to advance earnings & benefits.
Join our team here, and enjoy a persona-
ble & professional working environment.
The Responsibilities of the position in-
clude customer service, chemical testing
& balancing, cleaning & vacuuming of res-
idential pools & spas. Candidate will be
provided with ull- benefits, a company
truck to perform daily routes, and a com-
pany direct- connect cell phone. This posi-
tions that has room for growth & advance-
ment for the right candidate. Through
training & education opportunities within
the company and the swimming pool in-
dustry as a whole. Pay rates will be deter-
mined upon an interview. Requirements:
Florida Drivers License with CLEAN
DRIVING RECORD. We are a drug free
company. Please call Kay at 998-1811 be-
tween 10-4 to schedule interview or fax re-
sume to 998-2022.


LAUNDRY AIDE
Full-Time, dayshift, at a premier retirement
community. Must have ability to stand long
periods of time. Flexible schedule. Excel-
lent benefits and great work environment.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.
CONSTRUCTION/ REMODELING helper
wanted. Experience not necessary, will
train. Company vehicle available, must
have good driving record. 568-8700.
AL'S PIZZA hiring pizza makers and
cooks for all locations. Please apply in
person. Excellent pay and benefits.

SALES
ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
seeking self-motivated individuals. High
year end income; bid/ finance background
a plus; computer/ Intemet literate; clean
driving record. CDL license preferred but
will train. Draw vs Commission. Excellent
benefits to include profit sharing.
www.transitplus.com Fax resume:
221-2705. Specify position desired on fax.
TEPPAN CHEF wanted. Chizu Japanese
Steak House. Apply after 2pm, 1227
South 3rd St.
SECURITY GUARD
Full time, flexible hours. Experienced only.
Excellent benefits. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-free
workplace.
JOIN OUR team: seeking Admin Assistant
who is proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook,
Powerpoint, Internet. Must 6e customer
service oriented with excellent phone skills
and able to multi-task. Located in Jax Bch.
Fax resume 280-6977.
BEACHES' CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
GROUNDSKEEPER
FULL time with excellent benefits at Pre-
mier Retirement Community. Applications
available at Fleet Landing Security Gate,
One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
FL 32233; Fax resume to (904)246-9447;
e-mail to: jobs@fleetleanding.com Web-
site at www.fleetlanding.com. EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
MARKETING/ TECHNOLOGY, general of-
fice work, customer service/ bookkeeping,
back ground a plus, computer/ internet/
data base savvy, mail merges, Winfax, bid
coordination. Smoke free office. Desire
self motivated, analytical person. Great
benefits including profit sharing. Atlantic
Beach, fax resume 221-2705.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
SMALL LOCAL Landscape business is
looking for people who WANT to work and
have transportation. Will train. Call
334-3157.
INTERNAL MEDICINE HOSPITALIST
in Jacksonville, Florida
Send Curriculum Vitae to:
Baptist Health, Inc.
3563 Philips Highway, Suite 101
Jacksonville, FL 32207
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
PORTER/ FLOOR TECH
Full Time in Housekeeping Department at
a Premier Retirement Community. Excel-
lent benefits and work environment.. Ap-
plications available at Fleet Landing Se-
curity Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., At-
lantic Beach, FL; Fax to '904-246-9447;
email to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/Drug-free workplace.

CONSTRUCTION POSITIONS
Current openings in our construction dept.
Must have construction experience, pool
construction experience a major plus. Full-
time-work w/benefits, package. Must have
good,,driving record. Apply' at Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or
e-mail: julie@surfsidepools.net
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.
NOW HIRING Fine Dining Wait Staff, ex-
perienced Dishwasher, Bussers in PVB/
Intracoastal. The Bridge 377 S. Roscoe
Blvd. 285-1154.


NOTICE TO READERS
ADVERTISERS IN this category are not
offering jobs. They are offering job-related
services and may charge fees- Readers
are advised to exercise caution before giv-
ing credit card information over the.phone
without knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.



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 which will result in sub-
stantial charges to your phone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
of offerings in this classification. If any ad-
vertiser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to leam the na-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.
POOL ROUTE for Sale- 20 pool route in
Beaches area. $25K cash. Unlimited op-
portunity for expansion. Can provide busi-
ness and on the job training. Monthly bill-
ing @ $2500. $500 commission for refer-
ral. (904)247-5737..


ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
260-4915.
EXPERIENCED NANNY available for F/T,
long-term position. Please call 891-2084.
OPENINGS FOR infants to 4 years, flexi-
ble hours ok, full or part-time, reasonable,
lots of TLC. Call 220-7493.
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience. Tammy 373-0404.


PROPERTY/ HOUSE Manager: young re-
tiree with communications/ electrical back-
ground seeking F/T position. Call
226-4636.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
COMPANION SITTING or child care,
housekeeping and more. PVB referen-
ces 534-3732.
STATE Certified HHA/ 'CNA/ Sitter will
give quality care for elderly in the privacy
of their own home. Call Veronica at 783-
6440 or (904)993-3490.
PRIVATE CAREGIVER w/experience
looking for F/T, long-term position with a
family. Please call 891-2084.
HIGHLY SKILLED CNA/ HHA w/25+
years. experience seeks new position. Ex-
tremely dependable and caring. Excellent
references. Call Leslie 612-4751.



KENMORE REFRIGERATOR, works
great, $100.00, 247-7027.
CARRY ON portable air conditioner by
Cruisair. $250. Call 280-4513.
GRANITE TOPS FOR LESS
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
www.GraniteTopsForLess.com
NEVER USED chrome finished 3 wheel, 2
handled walker, $100., 246-2573.
DEMOLITION SALE, triplex, Jax Beach,
appliances, cabinets, etc. Call 803-5344.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350.
GIRLS BEDROOM furn.- two twin head-
boards, dresser, hutch, desk, lingerie
chest. Great price at $450. 824-0048.


SHINY BLACK Ibanez acoustic guitar. FRI., SAT., 8am-noon; antiques, house-
Purchased brand new 2004: Played twice, hold items, 14550 Island Drive, Jax
kept in case, $125. 249-5319. Beach.


HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.
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2004 SEADOO GTI, 3 person, exc. cond.,
low hrs, Karavan trailer incl., $4500'. Call
223-0709.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.


.a i a'~t-.-. i--mmr-i 1986 32' Wellcraft. A/C, generator,
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and T454S, $18,000. 858-1599, 859-9393.
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
oldjewelry,_Roexes._241-1889.10'4" BASSTENDER, w/trailer, trolling mo-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under tor, Bimini top, ready to fish. $1500. Call
this category please call 904-249-9033 or Mike, 247-6744.
email: classified@beachesleader.com --------------


I^O" I O,. 0 MIdIILIU DIVU,!





MOVING, 2 families, old folks, old stuff,
collector's dream sale, 4556 Middleton
Park Cir. West (Cypress Village) Fri., 5/25,
Sat. 5/26, 9am-3pm.



HOLIDAY SALE! 1216 10th St. N., Satur-
day, 8am-2pm.
YARD SALE, Sat., 5/26 only; 4th & 4th
South, 9am-2pm.
NEIGHBORHOOD SALE May 26th, 8am-
1pm, 67 Tallwood Rd. Lots of treasures.


BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com



97 HONDA Elite 80 Beach Scooter, 5000
miles, runs great. $850, 812-251-4242
(cell).
2001 HARLEY Davidson XL 1200C
Sportster, extra chrome, custom seat, new
tires/ brakes, 5800 miles, excellent condi-
tion, $6999, 923-5879.
2001 HARLEY Fatboy, 9800 miles, new
back tire, new battery, new brakes.
$14,000 including a battery charger.
Call (904)808-1459.
1986 HARLEY FXRS, 1340cc, chrome,
bags, pipes, 12,500 mi. $7200. 992-0787.
'93 SUZUKI DR 250, 4500mi., runs excel-
lent, very good cond., $1800. 612-5714 or
223-5838.


TOY HAULER 2002 Forest River All
America Sport 28' TT, 2 queen beds 1
above cargo area, 1 forward walk around
with upgrade mattress, AM-FM CD player
2+6 sound system, mahy other extras. Ex-
cellent condition, $14,900 OBO,
223-3198, 881-8120.


1998 NISSAN FRONTIER XE, excellent
condition; only 78K miles, AC, bed liner,
alloy wheels, new tires, $4900 OBO,
887-9030.


MULTI FAMILY sale, 3524 1st St. So., 1995 CHEVY 1 ton work van w/ladder
Sat. 5/26, 8am. Lots of baby, toddler and rack; runs. good, $1500, 241-6102.
household items. r ..-


SAT, 5/26, 7am-2pm; Sun., 8am-noon,
3180 St. Johns Blvd., furniture, clothes,
misc. items. No early birds. Do not block
driveways.
MOVING SALE! Saturday, 9am-4pm.
10th St. North to Barbara to 1108 9th St.
North. 242-2551.
HUGE CHURCH Yard Sale. Saturday,
7am-noon. Jacksonville Beach Church of
Christ, 422 5th Ave. N. Park in back.
YARD SALE, Saturday 8-2, 317 5th Ave.
S., Jax Bch. Wicker, lamps, linens, dress-
ers; chairs, pillows, rugs, picture frames,
prints, folding tables & more.
ISLE OF Palms, Sat., 8am-? 14577 La-
goon Dr., furniture, kitchen items, etc. Lots
of stuff for everyone.
3 FAMILIES, 4344 Tideview Dr. Saturday,
7am-lpm. Indoor/ outdoor sofa set, TV
Stand, Desks, exercise equipment, Lots
of other items, Everything must go!
MOVING SALE- refridge, piano & lots
more. Friday, 12-3pm, Saturday 9am-1 pm
220 Evans Dr.
MOVING SALE
Saturday, 9am-2pm, 3564 Bay Island Cir.
in Ocean Cay off South Beach Parkway.



MULTI- FAMILY, 112 Florida Blvd., Sat.,
5/26, 8am-noon. No early sales.


6 PIECE light rattan 'LR furniture, very SATURDAY 8AM-12PM, 1234 Green Cay
good condition, $425 for all. 327-6025, Ave (Oak Harbor)-Great Items4 .. .. .
270-0555. ........ ...


NEW ARRIVALS!!!
IF you haven't been to Off The Wall you
don't know what you're missing! Over 25
local artists and crafters works on display,
along with. many other items, to bring
"Island style fashion d6cor and more" to
you( .Visit us at 1058 N 3rd St Jax Bch.
(behind Harry's). 10am-7pm Mon-Sat.
Thursday 5pm-7pm, enjoy refreshments
provided by Twisted Sister's and meet the-
featured artist!


DAILY'S 6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
VPK TEACHER CONVENIENT STORE Customer Service mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Teacher &. Teacher Assistants. Church Reps. Immediate openings, flexible sched- Can deliver. 858-9350.
preschool. 249-1204. ules. Call Job Line 596-3266. -(T TI I/ n dv,.
HOT TUB/ soa. 4 Derson. exc. cond.


FACILITY MAINTENANCE Manager- Jax
Beach. Good people skills. All types of
support services: office, record keeping,
operations, including general mainte-
nance, janitorial andpool. Willing to train.
(904)940-6095, Email preferred:
billgoudy_asg@bellsouth.net.


Job Opening- Marketing Assistant Company:
Signature Group
A Sports and Entertainment Consulting Firm
Ponte'Vedra Beach, Florida (Office located in Sawgrass Village)
Description: We are looking for a very energetic, motivated, self-starter who can
take initiative, interacts well with people on the telephone and in meetings, and is
very organized. Individual must be able to operate independently with minimal
supervision. Wide range computer skills a must. Minimal work with Quickbooks
and billing is required. Individual must also be capable of creating presentations for
a wide range of clients, usually utilizing PowerPoint.
Looking to fill as soon as possible!
Candidates interested in a full or part time position should send a cover letter and
resume to Berrylin Martin at bmartin@signature-golf.com. Please feel free to call
with any questions (285-9326). If we are unavailable, please leave a message and
we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks!


PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd., Ponte
Vedra, 285-7924.
ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
FULL TIME
Full-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Must
be dependable and have the ability to mul-
ti-task. Excellent benefit package, compet-
itive wages, and pleasant work environ-
ment. Hours: Tuesday through Satur-
day, 8:30am-5:00pm. Must have experi-
ence working with Alzheimer residents.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to
(904)246-9447; Email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com Website: fleetlanding.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
MACKENZIES
HIRING EXPERIENCED Line Cook, Serv-
ers and Maitre d'. Apply 100 Sawgrass
Village Dr. 543-9143.
GROWING FAST paced lawn mainte-
nance company looking for FIT help,
655-8502.
MANAGER TRAINEE
Manager trainee needed to start immedi-
ately. No experience necessary. Neat,
with good character. Expanding manage-
ment program potential. 904-821-1351.
EOE
THIRD PARTY Collections Reps needed.
Experience preferred, but not required!
Must be able to work various shifts and be
flexible. Reliable transportation and clean
criminal background required. Positions
are Temp- to- Hire. Starting wages
$9-$12/hr. DOE. Fax/ email resumes to
904-398-6735 or
jacksonville@ablest.com. EOE
MARSH LANDING REALTY
Now hiring realtors.
Call Rob at 285-7700.


$350. Call 280-4513.
, BUTCHER BLOCK table, 10" deep, $250;
234-4533.
HD SADDLE bags for soft tail, leather w/
rigid interior. New $510, sell $300 904-
220-5757.
FREE: NEAR- full tank of home heating oil
at beach, 731-514-1421.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899: 249-8877.
QUEENSIZE SERTA Pert Sleeper, mat-
tress/box./frame, in exc., spotless condi-
tion. $120. Can deliver. 246-1832.
GLASS TOP Whirlpool stove $200, Top of
stove microwave $50, Both about 4-5
years. King Oak bookcase headboard.
$100. 221-1477.
MIDNIGHT BLUE leather couch, 2 over-
sized chairs and ottoman. Excellent condi-
tion. $800, 200-1570.


COMPUTER AS is, minus monitor, printer
included, $85 negot. 377-6643.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
992-1470.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
SOLID WOOD double doors, 6'8" high,
mahogany, $400. 234-4533.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
GE STOVE, white, works great, $100.
Call 626-4863.
OZ SURF board, 9 ft., like new, $300,
241-0526.


MUST SELL curio cabinet, excellent con-
dition, $50, 221-5576.
MASSAGE TABLE. Has been used once
$300 OBO. Call (904)607-4071.


B. 6'


BOOKCASES, DESKS, drawing table,
butcher block, Henredon china cabinet,
oak table w/4 chairs, solid wood double
doors. Cash. Saturday 12-4, 1857 Tierra
Verde, AB.
DIVORCE SALE, Sat. 8am-1pm, 2100 So.
Fairway Villas Ln.; misc: kitchen & house-
hold, mens clothes & shoes, outdoor table.
& chairs, lanterns, boxes, screws & nails,
dresser.
GARAGE SALE, Friday & Saturday 2500
Spokane Ave. East, (Oak Harbor)
8am-3pm.
ANNUAL PLANT Sale! All plants must go,
50% wholesale. Free landscape & irriga-
tion consultation on site. Bamboo, Iris, Lil-
lies, Border Grass, Bananas, Palms,
Peach Lilies, Cactii, Yuccas, baskets, &
Bromeliads. 524 Nautical Blvd. N. (behind
Jack Russell Park), Saturday & Sunday.
309 Royal Palms Dr. Furniture, books,
toys, other household items. Saturday,
8am.



ODOMS MILL multi-family sale. Saturday,
8am-12pm. 457 Big Tree Rd. furniture, ba-
by items, household items & more.


HODGES BLVD./ Windsor Park, Sat.
5/26, 7am-2pm, futon, AV equipment,
clothes, shoes, holiday items, misc.
household goods, 1990 Honda Prelude.
Look for red balloons 13719 Heathford Dr.


UU2002 DODGE IGrandU caravann SportUl. Ex-
dellent condition. Original owner. Only 44k
miles. $9,000. Call 249-6943.



2005 JEEP Rangier, orange, automatic
transmission, 4 wheel drive, 6 cyl, canvas
top, heat & air, CD, 18,000 miles, one
owner, $16,500. (904)764-7512. Ask for
Marian or Gene.
CADILLAC DEVILLE '99. Loaded, leather,
sunroof, 60K miles, great shape! $6500.
827-1360
1999 ACURA 3.2 TL, 124K miles, well
maintained, gfeat car. $6500 OBO.
(904)626-1247.
1999 LINCOLN TOWN Car Executive Ser-
ies, $8975, 82,000 miles. List was
$39,100. Non smoker, 285-0219.
1977 MERCEDES 450 SL, $12,500. 2
tops. 93K miles 821-0172,
CHEVROLET SUBURBAN, 1999, 125K
miles, fully loaded, $7000, (904)237-7797.
1999 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4cyl., great on
gas, 82000 miles, new tires. Great shape.
6500. 249-9705 or 233-9581.
ISUZU RODEO (SUV) 2001, black, excel-
lent condition, 44K miles, $8300,
249-8126.
2003 TOYOTA Corolla S, 4-door, 46,300
miles. Loaded, one owner, $10,700.
270-0555 night/ weekends, 630-2395 day-
time.
VOLVO S60 Turbo, 2001, gold w/ leather,
moon roof, power seats & windows, 89k
mi. $9500. 824-0048.
1998 NISSAN Pathfinder Excellent Con-
difionh Silver, auto, 2WD, PW, PL, PS,
new Pioneer CD player, 118,000 miles.
$6000. Call 868-7224.
2000 CHEVROLET Cavalier, 24,000
miles, excellent cond., spoiler, CD, A/C.
$5200 firm. 280-1743 (3pm-7pm).
1995 LEXUS ES300, leather, CD player,
sun roof, green, 184K miles; $3000 OBO.
Call 241-4888.
2004 NISSAN Xterra, white (V6, 4X2).
World Championship Package. Excellent
condition. Low mileage. $15,800. 904-
273-0978 or 904-553-6160.
1991 HONDA Accord EX Coupe, AT, 4cyl,
easy on gas, good condition, 117K, $2000
OBO, 422-7331


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