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Vol. 44, No. 96


VEDRA


LEADER


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


HIGHSMITH
TOURNEY


The Men's Open semifinals
featured competitive play at
the net. See more photos
and story B-1


NATURAL
HEALING


Parks naturalist Jean
Schubert explains how a tree
heals itself. See story A-6


TAKE GREAT
PHOTOS


The Ponte Vedra Leader/
Beaches Leader hosts a
FREE seminar tonight to
help improve your photogra-
phy. The event will be held at
The Player's Community
Senior Center, 175 Landrum
Lane in Ponte Vedra Beach
and will start at 6:45 p.m.
ending at 8 p.m.



FAMILY
TRADITION


West Beaches residents Ed
and Sally Washburn remem-
ber and share some of their
family recipes. See A-6


In motion at summer arts camp


photo by LEAH FAE COCHRAN
Kyla Spaulding (from left) Zachary Bender and Maya Haghighi keep up the pace along with their fellow class-
mates Tuesday during "Locomotion II" arts camp at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. Weekly camps
continue through Aug. 17. For .more photos, see A-8.


PV's beach

is growing

by DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF WRITER
The beach erosion that has put in peril
some South Ponte Vedra oceanfront prop-
erties has not done the same in Ponte
Vedra Beach, where the beach has actual-
ly shown some growth, a St. Johns
County engineer said.
While some of the beach south of
Ponte Vedra continues to lose its battle
with the erosion, the northern part is
showing some growth of land in small
amounts, engineer Press Tompkins said
Tuesday.
Tompkins said there is no explanation
for the small buildup of beach at Ponte
Vedra Beach, but' he said the situation
could change years from now.
One of the property owners concerned
about his home appeared before the St.
Johns County Commission Tuesday with
a $25 million proposal to shore up the
beach from South Ponte Vedra to Vilano
Beach.
Tom Turnage, president of the South
Ponte Vedra-Vilano Beach Restoration
Association Inc., asked for the approval of
a feasibility study to see how the beaches
could be restored and renourished, saving
property along the shoreline from further
damage.
"This has only been a problem the last
15 to 18 months," Turnage told the com-
mission. "What I am recommending is
not perfect, but it is what I feel is best.
"We have assumed our project will cost
$25,000,000, but it is' possible the state
would pay as much as half of that,"
See EROSION, A-3


'Above normal' hurricane season predicted, again


FROM STAFF
The "above normal" prediction for
the hurricane season that begins
Friday mirrors the original predic-
tion for last year's season.
And although the 2006 season
passed in relative quiet no hurri-
cane hit the United States for the
first time since 2001 it's anybody's
guess about whether the same will
happen this year.
The disparity between the original
2006 prediction and the season's
outcome "shows us that no matter
how much we know about these
things, there are always things out
there" that can affect a season's


storms, said Steve Letro, meteorolo-
gist in charge of the Jacksonville
office of the National Weather
Service.
For the 2007 Atlantic hurricane
season, which runs Friday to Nov.
30, the .National Oceanic and.
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
predicts 13 to 17 named storms, with
seven to 10 becoming hurricanes, of
which three to five could be major
storms category 3 or higher.
At this time last year, NOAA pre-
dicted 13 to 16 named storms, with
eight to 10 becoming hurricanes, of
which four to six could become
major storms.


Three factors helped keep last
year's storms in check, Letro said: El,
Nino; a dry, stable air massini hurri-
cane breeding grounds, and a trough
of low pressure along the eastern
coast.
El Nino, which last appealed in
1997, wasn't predicted last year but
did form, he said. NOAA defines El
Nino as a disruption of the ocean
and atmospheric system in the tropi-
cal Pacific Ocean.
The consequences of an El Nino
can be far-reaching, with drought in
some areas and flooding in others. El
Nino also can suppress hurricane for-
mation in the Atlantic.


The dry stable air mass that devel-
oped across the eastern Atlantic also
acted to quell storms, Letro said.
The third phenomenon, which
could not be predicted, was the
tough of low pressure thatcaused the
"steering winds" to keep storms well
out at sea, and unable to approach
the United States, Letro said.
S"That is the aspect of hurricane
forecasting in which we have no
skill," he said of the latter.
Between 1995 and 2003, there.
were "a lot of storms, but they didn't
get here" because of the steering
See STORMS, A-3


Nease junior given 1 of 6

Homeland Security prizes


by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
Nathan Georgette of Ponte Vedra Beach still
has two years of high school remaining, but he
already has been awarded a $20,000 scholar-
ship to the school of his choice.
Georgette, a 16-year-old rising junior at
Nease High, earlier this month won a
Department of Homeland Security Science and
Technology Achievement Award, one of six
such awards given among 1,500 students from


photo SUBMITTED
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Homeland Security award earlier this month
in New Mexico.


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51 countries.
The award is the most recent achievement by
the budding scientist, who won a first place in
the state science fair when he was in the sixth
grade at Landrum Middle School.
This month's award came at the Intel
International Science and Engineering Fair in
Albuquerque, N.M., in mid-May.
In addition to the scholarship, Georgette gets
a 10-week, paid internship at one of the
Department of Homel4nd Security's affiliated
labs or "centers of excellence" to be scheduled
during his undergraduate career.
His project, which proposes a new way of
containing the spread of infectious disease, is
the same one that made him the overall win-
ner at the River Region East Regional Science
Fair in February, when he was 15.
Georgette said all the projects he saw at the
Intel fair were "impressive."
"A lot of the projects in my division were
dealing with cancer," he said.-"One of the proj-
ects developed an artificial intelligence agency
for insulin delivery. It was really inspiring to see
all the different projects out there."
The St. Johns County School District paid for
his trip to the international fair, where
Georgette also received $500 for his fourth
place finish in the Medicine and Health
Division in the Intel grand awards ceremony.
"Hopefully, this will help me get into some.
science camps and research opportunities,"
Georgette said.
Georgette hopes to become a doctor and spe-
cialize in infectious diseases or public health
issues.
His project, "Dynamic Herd Immunity
Threshold Modeling," revamps the accepted
mathematical formula to determine how many
people need to be immunized to stop the
spread of an outbreak of disease.
See AWARD, A-3


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fled ............. B-4
ig ..................B-2
aries .............A-5


Opinion ...............A-4
Police Beat ..........A-5
Sportsh..............B-i
Weather.................A-2


photo by KATHY HARTMAN
David Mariotti holds his daughter, Ava, Saturday at the free
community concert outside the new TPC Clubhouse. See
more photos, A-10.





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Record num-
bers of mana-
tees are being
spotted this
spring and t7%
boaters are
urged to operate
with caution in
manatee habitat
areas near
shore. During a
routine sighting flight on April
24, a record number of 171
manatees were observed and
the trend continued with 115
manatees on May 21.
The trend continues despite
poor observation conditions
due to the smoke and wind in
the area recently, observers said.
The previous highest single day
count was 170 on June 22,
2005.
The April 24 count showed
127 manatees in the St. Johns
River and tributaries and 44 in
the Intracgastal Waterway.
"Over a year, on average, we


observe about
40 manatees
per survey in
the St.. Johns
River (SJR) and
four manatees
per survey in
t h e
Intracoastal
Waterway
(ICW)," said
Dr. Gerry Pinto, JU research
technician. "In the ICW the
counts have ranged from 12-29
during April to July each year.
We have never seen this many
manatees in the ICW in one sur-
vey. On May 21, 81 adults and
15 calves were seen in the St.
Johns River, while 10 adults
with one calf were seen in the
Intracoastal Waterway."
Scientists say the milder win-
ter seems to increase the popu-
lation. To find out where JU
researchers are seeing manatees,
check the latest sightings map
at: http://www.ju.edu/marco


Slather on sunscreen
(Betcha George Hamilton is furious)
Move over, George Hamilton the
golden brown tan may be losing its
appeal.
Of more than 1,000 persons who .
responded to a telephone survey in .
early May, 53 percent said they believe
they don't look better with a tan than
without.
Also, 63 percent said they are not
more attracted to someone who is tan.
Sixty-nine percent responded that
they do not think a tan makes them
look slimmer.
The survey was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs and
Media for iVillage in partnership with the Skin Cancer
Foundation.
"Once people stop linking their self esteem to tanned skin,
we will really begin making headway in the fight against skin
cancer," Dr. Perry Robins, president of the Skin Cancer
Foundation, said in a news'release.
40 percent said they never use sunscreen and only 11 per-
cent use an SPF 15 or higher daily.
Forty-two percent of people are still getting sunburned at
least once a year. A person's risk for melanoma the most
serious form of skin cancer doubles if he or she has had five
or more sunburns.
58 percent of people say they are concerned about skin
cancer. 'I "'!
Everyday incidental sun exposure, like intermittent,
intense exposure on the beach, can cause serious damage to
the skin over time.
59 percent of those surveyed said they use sunscreen at
least occasionally, which is a 20 percent increase from a survey
done in 2003.


Today's Weather


Wed Thu Fri
5/30 5/31 6/1


85/70
Intervals of clouds
and sunshine. High
around 85F. Winds E
at 10to 20 mph.



Sunrise:
6:25 AM
Sunset:
8:21 PM
Moon Phases


85/69
Partly cloudy. Highs
in the mid 80s and
lows in the upper 60s.




Sunrise:
6:24 AM
Sunset:
8:22 PM


85/70
Times of sun and
clouds. Highs in the
mid 80s and lows in
the low 70s.'



Sunrise:
6:24 AM
Sunset:
8:23 PM


First Full Last New
May 23 Jun 1 Jun 8 Jun 15


UV Index
Wed Thu Fri
5/30 5/31 6/1

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


Jacksonville Beach Mayport
Day High Lw igh Low High Low Hj Low
Wed 7:32am 1:56am 8:03pm 1:43pm 8:13am 2:12am 8:41 pm 1:51 pm
Thu 8:14 am 2:37 am 8:43 pm 2:23 pm 8:54 am 2:51 am 9:20 pm 2:26 pm
Fri 8:56am 3:16am 9:24pm 3:01pm 9:35am 3:27am 9:58pm 3:01pm
Sat 9:38am 3:54am 10:05pm 3:39pm 10:16am 4:02am 10:38pm 3:37pm
Sun 10:20am 4:33am 10:47pm 4:19pm 10:59am 4:38am ll:19pm. 4:17pm
Mon 11:04am 5:13am 11:30pm 5:02pm 11:42am 5:17am None 5:01 pm
Tue 11:50 am 5:57 am None 5:51 pm 12:02 am 6:01 am 12:28 pm 5:52 pm

Pablo Creek Entrance Palm Valley
Day High Lo High Low High Low High Low
Wed 8:42am 2:45am 9:10pm 2:24pm 10:22am 4:12am 10:53pm 3:59pm
Thu 9:23am 3:24am 9:49pm 2:59pm 11:04am 4:53am ll:33pm 4:39pm
Fri 10:04am 4:00am 10:27pm 3:34pm 11:46am 5:32am None 5:17pm
Sat 10:45am 4:35am 11:07pm 4:10pm 12:14am 6:10am 12:28pm 5:55pm
Sun 11:28am 5:11 am 11:48pm 4:50pm 12:55am 6:49am 1:10pm 6:35 pm
Mon 12:11pm 5:50am None 5:34pm 1:37am 729am 1:54pm 7:18pm
Tue 12:31 am 6:34 am 12:57 pm 6:25 pm 2:20 am 8:13am 2:40 pm 8:07 pm


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ties. Its contents are unique to The Leader and to this section, and we
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Send your ideas to
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Big entry fee promises golf's biggest purse
Ponte Vedra Beach resident Rick Rhoden, a professional at tournament.
former Major League pitcher who has long Rhoden, Golf Digest's No. 1 athlete-golfer,
dominated the Celebrity Golf Tour, is one of brings his plus-2.5 handicap to the table for
40 golfers with varying backgrounds vying for the event.
a $2 million purse the largest ever offered in Since 2002, Rhoden has frequently played
golf. with the best 50-and-over players in the world
Two days of match-play preliminaries wind on the Champions Tour.
up today for the Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Last year, playing under conditional status,
Vegas, in which entrants put up $50,000 each he earned one top 10 and two top 25s in 15
to play. starts, the highlight coming when he contend-
The preliminaries, held on the Jack Nicklaus- ed at the 3M Championship before going 1-
designed Lake Las Vegas' Reflection Bay Golf over in his final five holes to fall back to a tie
Club, will pare the filed to 12 for the finals, for sixth.
The finals are June 7 to June 8 at the Tom Rhoden pitched from 1974-1989 in the
Fazio-designed Wynn Las Vegas Golf Course, Major Leagues, spending the majority of that
and Fox Sports will air the finals June 9 to June time with the Los Angeles Dodgers and
10, according to a news release. Pittsburgh Pirates.
Also among the field of 40 are teen amateur For more information on the Ultimate Game
standouts Gipper Finau, 16, and his brother at Wynn Las Vegas, visit the Web site
Tony Finau, 17, of Salt Lake City, who will turn (www.theultimategame.com).


Women in history
Emil y"
Retherford
Lisska a. .
executive
director of .
t h e
Jacksone

Historical
Society, -
will pres-
e n t 7
"Women
W h oi
Made a ".
Difference : .
in Turn of '
t h e.
Century
North Florida" on Friday
June 8 at Beaches Branch
Library Noon Break.
"Jacksonville Family Album"
is a book she wrote and edit-
ed with author Wayne
Wood. She also edited the
book, "The Great Fire of
1901," with Dr. Wood. Lisska
is also the curator the Merrill
Museum House, a walk
through Jacksonville as it
was 100 years ago. Noon
Break is a regular program
sponsored by the Friends of
the Beaches Branch Library.
It is free and open to the
public. The program is from
noon until 1 p.m. at the
Beaches Library, 600 Third
St., Neptune Beach.
Telephone, 241-1142.


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Storms: 'It's not how many, it's where they go'


Continued from A-1
winds, he said.
But in 2004 when four
hurricanes hit Florida and
2005 when Katrina devas-
tated New Orleans "those
steering winds changed," put-


ting the 2006 season "back to
that [earlier] pattern, which
was more typical," Letro said.
"The big question that we
have right now is really not
how many storms" will form,
"but, will they come this


way?" Letro said.
"If you have 20 [storms]
and they all stay at sea, life is
good.
"It's not so much how
many, it's where do they go,
and how strong are they


when they get there," he said.
"And that we just don't
know."
Coming Friday: Getting
ready for the season.


Award: Teen formed new immunization model


"I had been looking online for
epidemiology models and I
found a fixed model for herd
immunity threshold that was
modeled constant throughout
an outbreak," Georgette said.
"I thought that couldn't be


possible. The immunization
would have to change, so I came
up with models that would take
that into account."
Georgette's mom, Diane
Mutolo, is a lawyer, and his dad,
David Georgette, is a sports edi-


tor for the Orlando Sentinel.
"The level of work the stu-
dents are doing is overwhelm-
ing," said Mutolo, who joined
her son at the Intel fair.
"When I think of him in sixth
grade winning first place in the


mathematics division at the
state science fair for his bridge
project, and now this is pretty
much the culmination of it all,"
she said.
"We are very proud of him."


Erosion: No known renourishment at PV beach


Continued from A-i
Tumage said.
The half that the county
would be responsible for,
Tumage said, could be paid by
taxing affected homeowners
th'bugh a Municipal Service
Benefit Unit (MSBU).
Setting up an MSBU also
allows the county to borrow
funds for a particular project
with low-interest, tax-exempt
bonds, which are repaid over a
period of time, he said.
Tumage said he has already


spoken to the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection about the proposed
feasibility study and restoration
of the beach.
"I think this should be han-
dled on an emergency basis,"
commission Chairman Ben Rich
said. "We need to get this
approved as soon as possible."
In April, the county enacted a
State of Emergency for residents
in South Ponte Vedra whose
properties in the 2800 block of
South Ponte Vedra Boulevard


have been threatened by ero-
sion.
Tompkins said that northeast-
ers can be more devastating to
the coast than hurricanes.
"We see more beach erosion
with the northeaster than with a
hurricanes because of the tides,"
he said.
The armoring is the use of
bulkheads, sandbags or other
materials that will strengthen
the structure of the shoreline
and the homes. They were fur-
ther damaged by the winds and


strong tidal damaged caused, by
Subtropical Storm Andrea,
which formed May 9 off the
coast of Florida.
Tompkins said that the reason
there has not been a beach
renourishment project in the
past from Vilano to Ponte Vedra
is that the beach would erode
and then come back. He said he
does not know of anytime
where there has been a renour-
ishment or restoration project
in Ponte Vedra or South Ponte
Vedra Beach.


S" photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Michael Marco, a member of Boy Scouts Crew 40, will lead vol-
unteers and other members of his scouting group June 2 in the
planting of 15,000 sea oats seedlings at the Atlantic Beach pub-
lic beach access at"10th Street.


Grossberg and my back and
signed us up," he said of his
start in scouting. "We were mad
at first because other kids would
make fun of us, but soon real-
ized it was a fun thifig to be part


of. We both moved up in the
ranks as quickly as possible, and
now I have finally completed
all requirements for Eagle Scout.
All I need is for this project to
be successful."





UFprofessor


enterocci. Brevard, Nassau and
Collier counties held the first
three spots. In Duval county the
Beach Boulevard, 30th Avenue,
15th Street, 19th Street and
Atlantic Boulevard beach access-
es exceeded the standards at
least once since the Healthy
Beach Program began in 2002.
In addition, Florida's budget
for the 2007-2008 fiscal year
allocates more than $3.2 million
for the Florida Oceans and
Coastal Resources Council,
which 'includes water quality
management in its mission
statement.
"Frankly what we are hoping
for is to not find anything," Hart
said. "We would happily aban-
don the program in five years if
everything is clean, but if you
don't look you'll never know."


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Michael Marco is seeking
help to protect the beachfront.
At 9:30 a.m. June 2, Marco,
his scout group and, he hopes,
many volunteers "will join
together to improve the health
and quality of our beach."
"I desperately need volun-
teers," said Marco, who said he
needs a minimum of 30 volun-
teers to successfully plant
15,000 sea oat seedlings. Sea
Oats take root in the dunes and
prevent beach erosion, helping
to maintain the beachfront.
Marco is doing the project
with the city of Atlantic Beach
to meet requirements for his
Eagle Scout project and he is a
member of Atlantic Beach-
based Boy Scouts of America
Crew 40
For an Eagle Scout project to
be successful, it has to be origi-
nal and also be something that
benefits the community, he
said.
"I love Atlantic Beach, so I
decided to help them with the
planting because I know how
important the sea oats are to
the beach," said Marco, who
has been in scouting since ihe
was 8. "The beach is a part of
my daily life: football with
friends, surfing, running, flying
model airplanes and so on. To


by LEAH FAE COCHRAN
.STAFF WRITER
If beach water between
Hanna Park and South
Jacksonville Beach is contami-
nated with any dangerous mate-
rials, beachgoers will know.
Next month, the First Coast
chapter of the Surfrider
Foundation will implement a
water testing program to oper-
ate alongside the weekly water
quality tests that the county
already performs at several sam--
ple sites in the area.
"This is something our mem-
bers have wanted to undertake
for some time," said Larry Hart,
president of the Surfrider
Foundation. "Several other
chapters do something similar,
but no other chapter is doing
testing to the level that we are
going to do."
Under the Florida Healthy
Beach Program, a state initiative
required by the federal Clean
Water Act and implemented in
2000, the Florida Department of
Health conducts weekly testing
at 10 sites in Duval County and
eight sites in St. Johns County.
Tests are done for bacteria that
could cause health problems for
people using the ocean for recre-
ation.
On June 21, the Surfrider
Foundation will start testing for
a wider variety of potentially
hazardous materials, including
heavy metals. The tests will ini-
tially include tests for fecal col-
iform, potassium, nitrogen and
lead with plans to expand to
include chromium, dissolved
oxygen, fluoride, mercury, pH,
phosphorus, sulfites, turbidity
and petroleum, Hart said.
According to Thomas Obreza,
a professor in the University of
Florida's soil and water science


continue to be able to do all
these activities, I need a healthy
beach to play on.
"Why not help it survive
against hurricanes and other
storm problems we encounter
in Jacksonville," said the 15-
year-old Atlantic Beach resi-
dent.
Marco said volunteers should
bring "friends, family and a
couple of garden shovels to
enjoy a morning at the beach.
Stay and plant sea oats with us
as long as you wish, since every
hour spent planting counts as a
service hour'toward school or
Boy Scouts."
The June 2 gathering spot is
the 10th Street public beach
access in Atlantic Beach.
Gatorade and water will be pro-
vided. Volunteers can confirm
their participation by e-mailing
Marco at
inallsmaBlettersqyahopq Qm. or
by calling him at 655-1210. '
Marco moves up next school
year to 11th grade at The Bolles
School. He and his family,
including his 12-year-old sister,
live close to Hanna Park in
Atlantic Beach.
Getting into scouting wasn't
Marco's idea, at least at the out-
set.
"My mom and dad were talk-
ing to my best friend's mom,
and the three of them went
behind my friend Matthew


department, testing this exten-
sive is generally only done the
first time a body of water is
found in order to identify chem-
icals that might be disrupting
the site's biology. Once it has
been established, it is generally
not necessary to retest for all of
the mentioned materials on a
regular basis.
"For areas just used for swim-
ming and fishing, the bacteria
which the government tests for
already are the most important
to keep in check as far as human
health is concerned," he said.
Although Surfrider applauds
the government's efforts, Hart
said that the Surfrider
Foundation feels that more
comprehensive and flexible test-
ing will benefit the community.
"While the bacteria which
the government tests for present
the easiest cause and effect situ-
ation to identify, some of the
heavy metals and other contam-
inants which can have adverse
health effects tend to take
longer to manifest," Hart said. '
The tests will be conducted
monthly, using water quality
kits at several sites in the county
which have high recreational
traffic, with some conducted at
the same spots as the govern-
ment tests. Also, during periods
of high rain that can create
stormwater runoff on the beach,
Surfrider will conduct as-needed
testing, Hart said.
If the Foundation finds a
material of concern, the group
will have another test done by
an independently contracted
company to confirm results,
then they will notify the city
authorities, Hart said. Data from
all tests will be available on the
chapter's Website.
Currently, the government
tests are for fecal coliform and


enterococci, two types of bacte-
ria that can cause infections and
rashes if humans are exposed to
them in high concentrations,
according to the Florida
Department of Health's Web
site. The most common source
of these contaminants are from
stormwater runoff, animal
wastes and. human sewage that
can enter the watershed
through faulty sewer and septic
systems.
Duval County has a fairly
good track record for clean
water, however. In a report com-
piled by the Natural Resources
Defense. Council in 2005, the
county placed eighth out of 34
coastal counties for the least
number of times that its beach-
es exceeded the government
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Fight to keep

ferry at Mayport

renews
FROM STAFF
The Jacksonville Port
Authority is interested in tak-
ing over operations for the
Mayport ferry, but a
$738,000 annual shortfall
would still be a concern,
according to Jacksonville
Mayor John Peyton's office.
Last week, Florida Gov.
Charlie Crist signed a $71.5
billion budget that does not
include a $396,000 line item
appropriation, for the ferry
service between the Beaches
and Fort George island. The
line item had been proposed
by area legislators to help
cover operational shortfalls,
but the funding was vetoed
by Crist.
It costs about $1.8 million
annually to operate the ferry,
which is managed by a pri-
vate company, Hornblower,
whose contract expires in
September, according to the
county.
Revenue from passenger
fares totals approximately
$1.. I million, leaving a nearly
$800,000 gap that the county
has covered, mayoral
spokesman Susie Wiles said.
Next year costs are expected
to be $$2.1 million with
more than $1 million in sub-
sidy needed, Wiles said.
With a $75 million short-:
fall anticipated in the county
coffers next year, however,
efforts are being made to trim
county budgets. And the gov-
ernor's veto means no help
from the state, Wiles said.
Wiles said the Jacksonville
Port Authority approached
the mayor's office earlier this
year about taking over
responsibility for the ferry.
She said, though, that the
authority did not say it
would come up with the
money to cover a shortfall in
operations.


Jacksonville City
Councilman-at large Elaine
Brown, who is a Neptune
Beach resident and hedds a
council task force on the
ferry, said this week she is
optimistic the ferry will
remain operational despite
the lack of help from the
state.
Brown declined to com-
ment on what entity might
take responsibility for ferry
operations, but said she and
other officials are looking
into other possibilities to "get
a package together."
"Readers can relax, this is a
Beaches issue and we're very
optimistic it'll work out,"
Brown said. "There are all
kinds of ways of utilizing that
ferry so it'll be the tourism
engine it has been."
The ferry was once funded
by the state Department of
Transportation. State money
was cut under Gov. Lawton
Chiles and funding became
the county's responsibility.
Two vessels are available to
carry vehicles across the
water, but only one is in
operation most of the time.
Brown said she is con-
cerned that without a ferry
the economy of the Mayport
fishing village will dry up.
She also said that she
thinks the governor was
poorly advised, noting that
when he axed funds for the
ferry, he put this in the
same category as'og-ifdrks
and 'otchid- park.l.' The' ferry
is currently considered a link
in State Road AlA.
Mayport Waterfront
Partnership Chair Paul
Parsons said that he is "very
disappointed" with the gov-
ernor's decision, but that the
partnership plans to contin-
ue petitioning' to save the
ferry and will look into alter-
native funding sources.
"We are going to lean
everywhere we can," he said,
saying the ferry is vital to
Mayport.


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NEWSPAPER FOR THE BEACHES


May 30, 2007


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The Leader's Opinion


Effective fixes


to roads are


possible now

When?
That is the key question for many drivers snarled in
traffic on AIA who are told that help is coming.
In a recent presentation on road projects planned for
the area in the next five years, a couple of obvious solu-
tions were part of the list.
A traffic signal at 22nd Avenue South is to be removed
by the state as it is too close to another signal one block
away.
That would seem to be an accurate conclusion. Or, to
put it more simply, Duh, you think so?
The proximity of the two lights is an ongoing problem.
Removing one is common sense. So it is unclear why the
project is not scheduled for immediate completion,
instead of "in the future."
There are several road projects that could and should
- be done now to significantly improve traffic flow at the
Beaches. It should not take a team of road engineers to get
them done.
1. Ban all westbound traffic on Beach Boulevard from
turning south onto 15th Street South. That easy step will
eliminate much of the current afternoon traffic snarl at
Penman Road and Beach Boulevard. Eastbound drivers on
Beach Boulevard will have an easier time of it, there will
be a longer turn lane available and east-bound through
traffic will not back up as much.
2. One way or another, find a way to create a dedicated
turn lane on 9th Street South at the avenue leading into
Baptist Medical Center Beaches. Without that space,
through traffic on 9th Street will continue to be nearly an
oxymoronic phrase.. As an alternative through street to
3rd Street, 9th Street must not be allowed to bottleneck as
it does.
3. Push state plans for a traffic light at 3rd Street and
Osceola Avenue forward as it will offer many. benefits,
including reduced traffic on interior neighborhood
byways, such as Sandra Drive.
4. Better synchronize the traffic signals along AlA, It
gets talked about every election year and then just as
quickly shoved to the back burner.
Work that can easily help everyone now should be
done now.


Letters to the editor:


New sidewalk in AB good for kids

To the editor: from Atlantic Beach
I would like to thank the Elementary on the smooth,


City of Atlantic Beach for
installing the new sidewalk
on Seminole Road between
Selva Marina Drive and Plaza.
My daughter, and many of
her friends, are now able to
ride their bikes safely to and


extra-wide sidewalk.
Thank you, City of AB!!


Jill Jackson
Atlantic Beach


Coverage of arts in PV is great


To the editor:
We greatly appreciate the cov-
erage of the arts presentation we
made to the Ponte Vedra
Coalition earlier this week.
Please thank David Levin for
us... he covered the story beau-
tifully. Expanding and growing
the arts are a critical part of
maintaining and improving our
quality of life throughout St.
Johns County. Aspects such as
"Arts in Schools", "Art in Public
Places", Live Performances, as
well as the positive economic
impact and eco-friendly benefits
of cultural tourism are but a few
of the reasons we need to unite
as one community and demand
more support for the arts from
our elected officials.
It is ludicrous that of the


$158MM in funding over the
past four years paid for with St.
Johns County taxpayer dollars
in the "Culture and Recreation"
service area, less than $300K
was dedicated to cultural ele-
ments.
One example (economic
impact of the arts) can be found
in the reports just released by
Americans for the Arts, the
nation's leading advocacy
organization in Washington,
DC.
We could use all the help we
can get. We will happily do
whatever it takes to get the
word out.

Philip McDaniel
President
St. Johns Cultural Council


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Can't stand cry babies at work


r he Wall Street Journal arti-
cle nearly brought me to
tears: Crying has become
acceptable in the workplace.
A growing number of work-
ers, especially those in their 20s
and 30s, no longer see crying at
work as a bad thing. They think
it's bad to conceal their emo-
tions.
Jean Twenge, ,a professor at
San Diego State University, .said
they were raised by parents
who encouraged them to
express their feelings -- parents
who continually told them
how smart and talented and
perfect they are.
Now that these runts ,are in
the workplace -- now that
they're in reality they can't
handle the pressure,. Their
meany bosses -- greedy fellows
who care about turning profits -
- are demanding and critical.
No wonder everybody is crying.
One woman -- an accountant
in her early 30s -- broke into
tears when her boss asked her
to install software on her com-
puter. When the boss asked her
why she was blubbering, the
xoman said, "You scare me!" -
It's not just women:who are
trying Thouglhthey' ~rit mle
likely to cry than men, it has
become more socially accept-
able for both men and women,
to cry, according to Stephanie
Shields, a Penn State psycholo-
gy professor.
A female communications
specialist in Boston gave an
example. She said a male co-
worker in his 20s had to fight
"back tears while telling her
about a chewing-out he'd got-'
ten from a colleague." She said
that a guy less in touch with his
feelings might have expressed
anger or pounded the table.
How Neanderthal that would


TOM PURCELL
COLUMNIST


have been.
Some bosses are getting in
touch with their feelings, too. A
CEO of a credit-counseling
service said he can't expect his
employees to be compassionate
and caring with clients, then,
turn off their feelings like a
switch. He said he knows how
upsetting things can get. If they
cry, he said, there is "no apolo-
gy needed." "
I'll tell you what is needed:
some backbone. We've gotten.
way. too sensitive --way. too0'
eagrh'to give'irito our feelings
and weaknesses. We've gone
soft.
Here's another softy trend.
Napping is now acceptable in
the workplace. Now I'm a big
proponent of napping. It defi-
nitely boosts my productivity.
But when I used to work in a
corporate office, I napped the
way an effective employee is
supposed to.
I took a late lunch and snuck
out to my car. I flipped on some
classical music and reclined the
seat. I had some.incredible naps
in the parking garage and
nobody knew about it but me.


But today's napping employ-
ees?
Companies are erecting tents
in large napping rooms.
Employees are curling up with.
the company dog -- a dog
makes them feel happy -- for a
nice snooze. Nobody is embar-
rassed about it.
Nobody is embarrassed about
anything anymore.
Look, there is a time and a
place for everything. There is a
time and a place for a man to
nap. There is a time and a place
for a man to cry: the birth of his
child, the death of a loved one
and when a late pass results in
his team winning the Super
Bowl.
There is a time and a place for
a man to reveal his emotions,
too., The time is usually in the
evening and the place is 'usually
a pub. Only a man's bartender
should know his innermost
feelings.
But that isn't the case any-
more, and that is why I worry.
While tough-guy terrorists are
plotting to blow us up, our fel-
lows are misting up as they,
whine' about their boss toco-'

'W tieedtfto'turn'things'back.:'
We need to get our civilization
back on track. Here's a good
way to start: There shall be no
more crying .in the workplace,
especially by men. There shall
be no more napping, either
(unless you sneak out to your
car).
God forbid that the terrorists
attack us again. But if they do,
it's better that we are stoically
working at our desks rather
than curled up with the compa-
ny dog, sobbing over some-
thing our meany boss said to
us.


More letters to the editor:

Homeless prove our institutions have failed all of us


To the editor:
Read your coverage of the
homeless discussion at
St.Paul's Catholic Church --
very well done.
The people on the panel
seemed liked caricatures from
a Theodore Dalrymple essay
on the "homeless". It's amaz-
ing that certain people will
pass themselves off as com-


passionate, civilized,and eru-
dite, all the while benefiting
from a created problem.
I wonder how long those
on the panel, social workers,
and other public figures
would endure what business
owners and new residents of
downtown Jax Beach have
had to from those wretches
called the homeless? Can't


arrest our. way out of this
problem..what poppycock. To
paraphrase Newt Gingrich,
our institutions have failed
us. All they know is how to
ask for more money to keep
on providing the same failed
services and policies.

Tim Townsend
Neptune Beach


Flaws in 35' height law are clear to designers in JB


To the editor:
A few months ago I wrote a
"Letter to the Editor" called the
"Jacksonville Beach FLAWED
35' height amendment". In
that letter I explained how that
35' height restriction effected
continued progress in the
Downtown Business District,
since a property owner could
not make a profit being limited
to 35' height which did not
give them room for retail,


parking and office space'.
I now read in the paper a
story about The Planner, a
design expert that Jacksonville
Beach has hired to help the
city develop a vision for the
Downtown Business District.
He said; "The city should
reconsider the 35' building
cap. He went on to say; "That a
lot of great buildings come in
at 50'.
Now maybe the same


GROUP who came up with the
FLAWED 35' height amend-
ment could use their energy to
have that 35' restriction
amended to allow a 50' height
in the Downtown Business
District so that the city could
continue the progress that was
started, before that went into
law.

Dick Matthews
Jacksonville Beach


Dean Blue's loss at Landrum Middle to be felt by many


To the editor:
Dean Blue's loss at Landrum
is a sad state of affairs for our
Middle School aged children.
Nease parents and students are
celebrating but there will be a
huge void for children 11 to
13.
I was Kelvin Blue's secretary
for several years and I observed
his interactions with the chil-
dren of this community first
hand. He is, in my opinion
irreplaceable. In a world where
everything is measured in
money or metrics he is the
great intangible. How do you


measure or put value on, turn-
ing a child's life around, taking
young people destined for suc-
cess and encouraging them to
an even higher level, giving a
student a sense of self-worth,
instilling an attitude of pride
and respect, of caring and
service done with courtesy and
a smile or teaching that as
great as winning is, how you
win is more important.
How do we measure the life
long impact on our young peo-
ple who have had as a mentor
a man who always puts the
needs of others before himself


or the lessons they have
learned about duty to family,
community and country.
There is no way to measure
these things which are Dean
Blue.
We are all thankful for the
years we had him as part of our
lives and the lives of Middle
School Children in their most
formative years. Dean Blue is
beyond special. Thinking of
Landrum without him saddens
me terribly.

Clara Cowan
Ponte Vedra Beach


HOYLE DEMPSEY
COLUMNIST

Need a four

letter word -

RAIN is best


Have you noticed how
clean all the cars have
been looking around
Jacksonville lately? That's
because prior to the lousy
drought of 2007, all it took to
make it rain was washing your
car! It no longer works!
Maybe a downpour would
come if we all left our sun roofs
open tonight! That one
worked on an Acura I owned
back in the 90s. Next morning
I opened the doors and gallons
and gallons of water came
rushing out, along with some
weird guy in a Speedo!
A solemn vow, I will never
complain about rain again. Let
it pour so much that the only
thing dry are the martinis in
Ponte Vedra!
Supposedly a downed power
line started the first fire in the
Okefenokee near Waycross.
Since then a few others have
been caused by lightning
strikes! Some however have
been accidental or deliberate
arson. The one near 1-95 at the
Duval, Nassau line was report-
edly ignited by a camp fire that
hadn't been put out complete-
ly. What the heck was some-
body camping out in the dry
brush for? Guess they must
have liked sleeping under the
smoggy stars, with the smell of
smoke coming from Easterly
winds. In a text message to the
geniuses who just left it smol-
dering, I would' write 'GAHS!
That -politely ,standsfor.Get;.AA
Hotel Stupid! .
Some days the smell of
smoke has been horrible.. I
don't know how folks who go
outside for a cigarette break
can tell the difference. Hey,
save your Marlboros and just
breathe. Blow smoke. rings,
knock yourself out!
But you know what, it would
be so much worse without the
brave men and women fight-
ing those fires in the great
states of Florida and Georgia,
There are two firefighters that I
grew up with, who I would like
to personally salute right now.
First my good friend Ricky
Ford, former drummer in my
high school garage band
named the Rickets! Hey we
didn't know that was a disease.
Also my kid cousin, and my
Uncle Don's pride and joy,
Tommy! Those two guys have
put more fires out than Paris
Hilton's agent!
Ladies and gentlemen, Ricky,
Tommy and every other man
and woman fighting to con-
tain those fires are the greatest.
Forget Jordin and Blake, these
are .the true American Idols.
Give them a write in vote
tonight.



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NELSON BAYLON BALGOS


OBITUARIES


ALINE MARIE FLOYD BUTLER


NICHOLAS E. COSMO


Nelson Baylon Balgos, 69,
of Ponte Vedra Beach died
May 26, 2007. He was born
March 27, 1938 in Capiz,
Philippines to the late
Felicisimo and Soledad Balgos
and predeceased by siblings
Ramon, Rogelio, Estelita and
Gemina.
Balgos was a retired chief
warrant officer (CWO4) of the
U.S. Navy, having served for
27 years. After retiring from
the Navy, he continued his
career as an electrical engineer
with CDI Marine and
Jacksonville Electric
Authority. Over the past 15
years, he was employed by
Florida Department of
Revenue as a tax auditor.
Balgos was an alumnus of
the University of North
Florida and was proud that his
entire- family also graduated
from UNF. He was actively
involved in the community
with the Knights of


Columbus, Filipino-American
(FIL-AM) Club of Jacksonville,
FIL-AM Council, Knights of
Rizal and the Filipino Golf
Association.
Balgos was a man who truly
loved his family. He will be
dearly missed and be lovingly
remembered, the family said.
Balgos is survived by his
wife of 43 years, Purisima
Acosta Balgos; and daughters,
Marina I.B. Kasper (Eugene) of
St. Augustine, Myra A. Balgos
of Atlantic Beach, Myrna B.
Sharma (Joseph) of Warren,
N.J. and Rebecca B. Canzian
(Philip) of Gibsonia, Pa. He
also is survived by his sib-
lings, Carlos (Cecilia) Balgos,
Saturnino (Becky) Balgos and
Evangeline Santander of
California. He also leaves
grandchildren, Emily and
Rebecca Kasper, Sierra and
Sydney Sharma, Philip II,
Marissa, Anthony Nelson and
expecting Baby Canzian.
The Balgos family welcomes
friends at Quinn-Shalz
Funeral and Cremation
Centre from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, with rosary and
Novena prayers at 7 p.m. Mass
of Christian burial will be at
11 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady
Star of the Sea Catholic
Church.
In lieu of flowers, the Balgos
family suggests memorial con-
tributions to Our Lady Star of
the Sea Catholic Church, 515
A1A North, Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32082.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


MARGARET FROST HAMMACHER


Margaret Frost "Peggy"
Hammacher, 80, formerly of
Hamilton, Ohio and
Stamford, Conn., died May 8,
2007 in Jacksonville. She was
born March 3, 1927 in Wilkes-
Barre, Pa. and grew up in
Ardmore, Pa.
The daughter of Eugene and
Margaret .(Cromer) Frost,
Hammacher was preceded in
death by her parents and
brother, Eugene "Pete" Frost.
She graduated from Sullins
Academy and the University
of Alabama.
Hammacher is survived by
her husband of 55 years, Paul,
of Jacksonville; daughters,
Carolyn (David) Stubbs of
Fairfield, Conn. and Suzanne
(Richard) Cuff of Allentown,
Pa.; son, David (Monika)
Hammacher of Brno, the
Czech Republic; six grandchil-
dren, Scott Stubbs, Paul
Stubbs, Catherine Cuff,
Caroline Cuff, Adam
Hammacher and Erik


Hammacher.
Hammacher was a member
of Trinity Episcopal Church,
Hamilton, Ohio; American
Association of University
Women and Alpha Phi
Sorority. She attended All
Saints' Episcopal Church in
Jacksonville.
Hammacher volunteered at
Planned Parenthood for many
years and was a representative
on the Safety Council of
Hamilton, Ohio. She was a
member of the newcomer's.
organizations of Stamford,
Conn. and Jacksonville.
A memorial service will be
held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday
at All Saints' Episcopal
Church, 4171 Hendricks Ave.,
Jacksonville. In lieu of flow-
ers, the family requests contri-
butions to the local
Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Aline Marie Floyd Butler, 77,
born March 8, 1930 to Ralph
and Clara Floyd in Old Mayport,
Fla., died May 27, 2007 in
Atlantic Beach surrounded by
her family following a brief ill-
ness. She always had her arms
wide open regardless of who
you were or where you were
from, the family said.
Butler was predeceased her
husband of 42 years, Sgt.
Edward Butler, on July 24, 1987;
sisters, Betty and Harriet; and a
brother, Lavern.
Butler leaves behind four
sons, Edward III, Albert, Leslie
and Clarence; seven daughters,
Clara, Margaret, Shirley, Frances,
Betty, Tammy and Teresa; 33
grandchildren; 16 great-grand-


children; four brothers, Ralph,
Leslie, Andrew and Eugene; sev-
eral nieces and nephews.
A visitation is scheduled from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday,
with an 11 a.m. chapel service at
the funeral home Thursday.
Internment will immediately
follow at Mayport Cemetery,
State Road A1A, Atlantic Beach.
The family offers special
thanks to Iris Sirois, hospice
nurse, for her dedicated care in
Butler's final days and to the
entire staff at Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


JOHN B. .JACK' HALDERMAN


John B. "Jack" Halderman,
63, of Venice, Fla., formerly of
Jacksonville Beach, died May
22, 2007.
Halderman is survived by his
wife of 20 years, Sue Clark, and
their two dogs, Marley and
Jasmine, of Venice, Fla. He
leaves a daughter, Lynn
Halderman Simpson; two sons,
John and Scott Halderman of
the Tri-Cities area in East
Tennessee; seven grandchil-
dren; and one -great-grand-
child; and many friends
because, the family said, he
never met a stranger.
Halderman was employed by
Goodwill Industries of
Manasota and previously
retired from Sprint Corp. He
was active in a variety of com-
.munity projects, including an
American Legion drive to col-
lect stuffed animals to send to
U.S. servicemen and women in
Iraq as gifts for Iraqi children,
and the AlA Parrot Head Club
fund-raising efforts for


Alzheimer's and
research, Sea Turtle prc
tion and other cha:
endeavors.
Halderman was a mem
many organizations, inc
Fraternal Order of Eagle
Loyal Order of Moose,
he held a Fellowship D
He was a veteran who ser
both the U.S. Coast Gua:
Tennessee Air National G
Halderman was loved
by all who knew him ar
be missed immeasurably
family and friends, the
said.
Local friends will gat
Cliff's at the Beach in NE
Beach from 6 p.m. to
Friday to celebrate his li
lieu of flowers, the
requests monetary don
to establish the
Halderman Me
Scholarship Fund at Gulf
Community Foundatic
Venice, 601 Tamiami
Venice, FL 34285.


WILLIAM LAMAR PAULK


William Lamar Paulk of
Atlantic Beach died Feb. 26,
2007 after a courageous year-
long battle with Burkitt's Non-
Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He met
this challenge with strength of
spirit, determination and
courage that set an example for..
all he met, the family said. His
life was defined by a willingness
to give to others and a strong
devotion to family and friends.
A third generation Floridian,
Paulk was born Nov. 25, 1952 in
Ocala to Imogene and Ernest
Paulk. He was a graduate of the
University of Florida, earning a
master's degree in architecture
in 1977.
As a registered architect, Paulk
held various positions through-
out his professional career, most


recently with The F
Company in Jacksonvil
had a passion for surfing
sailing and a love fo
Atlantic Beach community
Paulk is survived by hi
Pamela. Howlls Paull
cousin, Sally,, and her hu
Larry Byrd; several niece
nephews; other relatives
host of friends. He was pr
in death by his pa
Imogene and Ernest Paull
A memorial service v
held at 11 a.m. Saturd
Community Presby
Church, Atlantic Beach.
vate reception will follow.
The family thanks The I
Company for its kindne.
support during Paulk's ill


cancer
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ritable

fiber of
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es and
where
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rved in
rd and
ruard.
dearly
id will
by his
family


Nicholas E. Cosmo, 63, died
of heart failure May 25, 2007.
He was predeceased by his
mother, Mary, and brother,
Augustus.
Cosmo is survived by his
sons, Christian and Phebe
Cosmo of North Port, Fla.,
Neal Cosmo and Daniel
Cosmo of Jacksonville; his sis-
ter, Nancy and George
Kroenert of Mandarin; and
many family members and
life-long friends.
Born in New York October
20, 1943, Cosmo became a
resident of Florida in 1983 but
was always a New Yorker in
his heart. He was employed by
and retired from AT&T in


1993.
Cosmo loved life, the
Rolling Stones, music, danc-
ing, bingo and his family. He
loved telling jokes and stories
and for a time was on radio as
"New York Nick." He always
provided a laugh and more
and will be missed by all who
knew him, the family said.
A memorial mass will be
held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Interment will immediately
follow in St. Joseph's
Cemetery.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


WINNIE DEAN JOSEY


Winnie Dean Josey, 87, a
longtime resident of
Jacksonville Beach, died May
24, 2007. She was bom Feb. 2,
1920, in Leesburg, Fla.
Josey was a member of the
Baptist church and of the
Jacksonville Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, L.E. (Bunk) Josey.
Family members include her
son, John (Bonnie) Josey;
grandchildren, Sharon (Evan)


Miller and Jennifer (Rick)
Garvin; and great-grandson,
Miles Miller.
Visitation was held May 26 in
the Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home. In lieu of flowers, the
family requested donations be
made to the Alzheimer's
Association, 2123 Mango Place,
Jacksonville, FL 32207. .
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


FRIEDA E. KROUSE


her at Frieda E. Krouse of Atlantic
eptune Beach died May 24, 2007.
8 p.m. Born and raised in Kansas, she
ife. In obtained a bachelor of science
family degree in education and
Nations taught school before marrying
Jack Gale E. Krouse. The couple
morial enjoyed many years of Navy
f Coast life.
on of Krouse is survived by her
Trail, daughter, Shirley Vellis of
Ponte Vedra Beach; and two
grandchildren, James G. Vellis
and Steven J. Vellis.
Prayers for Krouse and her
family will be offered at 2:30
p.m. Thursday in the Chapel
iaskell of Christ Episcopal Church,
le. He 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra
ig and Beach. In lieu of flowers,
r the donations in Krouse's name.
.y. may be made to the
s wife, Alzheimer's Association, 2123
k;,, his Mango Place, Jacksonville, FL
sband, 3220.7.


es and
and a
eceded
parents,
k.
ill be
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yterian
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ss and
ness.


ALBERT LEO WESSELS


Albert Leo Wessels, 48, died
May 20,2007 following a coura-
geous battle with cancer and
ALS. He was born Aug. 18, 1958
in Cottonwood, Idaho to
Harold Albert and Bernadine
Schumacher Wessels.
Wessels' married Rebecca A.
Frisbie June 4, 1983 in Lewiston,
Idaho. His love of the outdoors
began in the mountains of
Idaho and continued into his


adult years, when he embraced
the Florida lifestyle.
While memories of Wessels
are shared from family and
friends' gatherings, sports and
outdoor activities, and endless
celebrations, his true mark in
this world was his quiet strength
and gentle caring nature, the
family said. His legacy is his
commitment to family and
community.


Wessels is survived by his
wife, Rebecca; son, Christopher
Albert; daughter, Whitney Jane;
mother, Bernadine Schumacher
Wessels; siblings, Kathy (Mike)
Heinemeyer, Margaret (Gordon)
Strong, Donna (Ray) Painter,
Doris (Mike) Leonard, Ken
(Karen) Wessels, Ed (Lana)
Wessels, Deb (Dan) Moser,
Diane (Rick Murray) and Ray
(Kim) Wessels. He also is sur-


POLICE BEAT


PONTE VEDRA BEACH
No new reports.

ATLANTIC BEACH
Committing .criminal mis-
chief on property over $200 was
reported on May 23 in the 100
block of Ardella Road, according
to a police report. An unknown
suspect threw a piece of con-
crete through the back of the
victim's vehicle, according to
the report.
***
Gary Richard Davis, 23, was
arrested for aggravated battery
on May 23 in the 1000 block of
Cornell Lane, according to a
police report.
***
NEPTUNE BEACH
Sharodd Mkale Mitchell, 18,
was arrested for armed robbery
and aggravated battery on May
25 in the 500 block of Bay Street
E., according to a police report.
The incidents took place in
April.

A 17-year-old male was arrest-
ed for armed robbery and aggra-
vated battery on May 25 in the
500 block of Bay Street E.,
according to a police report.

Burglary was reported on May
26 in the 300 block of Third


Street, according to a police
report. The victim's purse was
stolen from her vehicle.
***
Burglary was reported on May
26 in the 1500 block of Emma
Lane, according to a police
report. Someone entered the
victim's vehicle and took a lap-
top computer and a backpack,
which contained airline tickets,
according to the report.
***
Burglary was reported on May
26 in the 700 block of
McCollum Circle, according to a
police report. Someone entered
the victim's vehicle and took a
GPS system, worth approxi-
mately $1,000, according to a
police report.

Possession of a controlled sub-
stance was reported on May 21
in the 300 block of Third Street,
according to a police report.
***
Burglary was reported on May
24 in the 500 block of Bay
Street, according to a police
report. Fishing poles were
stolen from the victim's resi-
dence, according to the report.
***

JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Auto burglary was reported


May 24 in the 13th Avenue
North end zone. Assorted cloth-
ing, a laptop computer, a wallet
with $250 in cash and GPS sys-
tem were stolen from the vehi-
cle. Total loss was estimated at
$1,380. There was no sign of
forced entry.

Battery was reported May 25
in the 300 block of 1st Street N.
Police responded to a distur-
bance at a nightclub.

Grand theft of an automobile
was reported May 22 in the 500
block of 9th Street S. A black
1997 four-door Cadillac valued
at $2,500 was stolen some time
after 12:15 a.m. when it was last
seen.

Stalking was reported May 21
in the 4200 block of Marsh
Landing Blvd.

Grand theft of an automobile
was reported May 18 in the 500
block of 1st Street N. A white
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier with a
Seminole tag valued at $8,000
was stolen while the victim was
at the beach with friends. The
victim believes she may have
dropped the keys.


vived by many nieces, nephews,
extended family and friends. He
was preceded in death by his
father, Harold Albert Wessels.
The family supports
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida and ALS
Research charities.
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of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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Billboard tribute to


Watkins on 1-295


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Parks naturalist Jean Schubert, left, looks at a willow tree Tuesday with Players Senior Community Center volunteer Brian
Christian and Delores Bates of Ponte Vedra Beach. Schubert led Bates and Christian on a nature tour at Castaway Island
Preserve.


PV seniors visit Castaway Island


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
As the Players Community Senior Center
gears up its programs, Tuesday's turnout
for a nature walk at Castaway Island
Preserve the day after Memorial Day week-
end was limited. But for those who drove
to the park along San Pablo Road from the
senior center on Landrum Lane in Ponte
Vedra Beach, it was worth the effort.
Delores Bates of Ponte Vedra was one
who took the tour with parks naturalist
Jean Schubert.
, ,"f'm just sorry I, didn't bring my.hus-
band (John) along," Bates said as her first
visit to Castaway Island was winding
down. "It's very invigorating and very
knowledgeable. We (she and her husband)
will definitely come back. I love nature
walks, I like birdwatching."
Castaway Island Preserve, a sunrise-to-
sunset park, is open seven days a week.
Also on hand was Brian Christian, who
coordinated the walk with Schubert on
behalf of the Senior Center and took notes


as the tour progressed.
"It's always a learning experience for me
to come into the natural world with an
expert like Jean Schubert," noted
Christian who, shortly after arrival, said,
"We're going to commune with nature."
A Sierra Club outings leader with roots
in London, Christian said, "I'm doing this
as a volunteer for the senior center."
Christian has led Sierra Club outings
into Guana State Park, LIttle Talbot Island,
Big Talbot Island and Okefenochee
Swamp.
S, "Weye_ got a 19t of places to visit," he
said. .
The agenda called for an hour-long tour
conducted along Castaway Island's quar-
ter-mile walking track, followed by a pro-
gram about wildlife given by Schubert in
the park's education center. A naturalist
with the city of Jacksonville, Schubert does
programs on a regular basis at Castaway
Island and other locations throughout the
city, primarily at preservation parks.
"We do school field trips from pre-K


through university level. We do public pro-
grams, and we do programs like this,
which they arrange; all at no cost," she
said.
The advantage of Castaway Island
Preserve, as far as senior groups are con-
cerned, is it's ADA-accessible with paved
trails.
"We get a higher percentage of seniors
here than we might at another park that
has wooded trails. It's so much easier to
walk," said Schubert. "The trail has bench-
es along it, so you can take a rest whenev-
er you want. We also have picnic tables
and grills." .: .;,,
Schubert said a cerebral palsy group-vis-'
ited Friday.
"They did a walk, they picnicked out
here. About a third were in wheelchairs. It
was very accessible for them. It gave them
a chance to see the park and the wildlife."
. Schubert said 15-30 programs per month
are offered at the various preserves and
nature centers in and around Jacksonville.
Castaway Island has 310 acres.


An outdoor billboard on
Interstate 295 in Jacksonville
pays homage to Marine Cpl.
Joshua Watkins, one of the
city's Iraq War dead.
Watkins, a Jacksonville
native and a 1999 Nease High
School graduate, was killed by a
sniper's bullet last October in
Iraq.
He was 25.
Since January, a Clear
Channel billboard on Interstate
295 between Commonwealth
Avenue and Pritchard Road
greets motorists traveling north
with this message: "Land of the
Free Because of the Brave."
The billboard features a color
image of Watkins in his dress
blue uniform and white cap.
It's the same photo the
Marine Corps released of
Watkins on Oct. 21, 2006, the
day he was mortally wounded.
outside Fallujah, Iraq.
Clear Channel Outdoor has
run the 14-by-48-foot billboard,
the company's largest size, as a-
public service since December.
"It's a reminder that we have
a a number of favorite sons
fighting over there," Clear
Channel spokesman Rod
Firestone said Tuesday.
Firestone said the billboard
was conceived by a former fit-
ness trainer at Epping Forest
who knew Watkins when the
Marine was a lifeguard at the
yacht club.
Watkins, the only child of a
single mother, was one of five
Marines who had volunteered
to follow a trip wire leading to
an improvised explosive device,
or IED, on the day he died.
His unit was patrolling an
infamous, six-lane highway
near-Fallujah, a corridor of
.4eath whose lanes reportedly
"are blackened from roadside
bomb blasts."
When he was hit, Watkins
had an hour left on his shift.


/
JOHNNY
WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

He was nine days away from
completing his second tour of
duty.
"He was so close to coming
home," Watkins' mother, Amy
Vasquez said.
"He volunteered for his sec-
ond deployment. He didn't
have to go. But he went down
fighting."
Vasquez was one of several
speakers at Monday's Memorial
Day Observance at the Veterans
Memorial Wall in downtown
Jacksonville.
Her son's name was one of
10 added to a new stand-alone
panel at the black granite wall,
which lists the names of more
than 1,700 Jacksonville war
dead.
The inscription on the wall,
the public service billboard on
1-295 and stabs at public speak-
ing are helping Vasquez cope
with the loss of her son, who
studied construction manage-
ment for three years at the
University of North Florida
before enlisting in the Marines
at age 22.
"I talk about Josh's story and
keep it politically neutral,"
Vasquez said.
The night before he died in


See WATKINS, A-7


Washburn would rather cook than wash dishes


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
Ed Washburn, who grew
up in Rochester, N.Y.,
has been cooking since
he was 10 years old.
As a child, he and his sib-
lings used to stay with their
grandmother during the
summer in a small town in
upstate New York.
His family owned a general
store in Greenwood, N.Y.,
and Washburn's grandmoth-
er lived in a house adjacent
to the store.
Washburn's grandma was a
"great cook" who made
"bread and other good
things," he recalled.
Cooking with his grand-
mother appealed to
Washburn because of two
things:
1. He "could experiment."
2. If he helped with the
cooking, he didn't have to
help wash the dishes. Even
today Washburn says he still
"hates to clean up."
Washburn does the majori-
ty of the cooking for he and
his wife, Sally, who live west
of the intracoastal. He works
for Honeywell at the Marine
base on Blount Island and
Sally works for SunTrust
Bank.
Washburn's workday ends
by mid-afternoon, which
gives him ample time to pre-
pare the couple's dinner. He
makes most dishes from
scratch and even bakes bread
the old-fashioned way -
without a bread machine.
Washburn said he cooks
"pretty much anything."
Part of the fun of cooking,
he says, is making his "own
concoctions" by changing
recipes he likes and by
adding different ingredients
and seasonings.
The Washburns raised six
children and have 11 grand-
children and one great-
grandchild. So, he is used to
cooking for a large number
of people. Dinner parties or


dinners for church groups
are no problem for him.
The couple has been active
for 12 years with Education
First, an educational pro-
gram that brings high-
school-age students to the
area for a month during the
summer.
The students work on con-
versational English and learn
about American culture and
history while they are here,
said Washburn.
The Washburns have host-
ed some of. the students for
their month-long stay. One
summer, Washburn cooked
a different meal every day
for almost a month.
Since he says he cooks
"pretty much anything" and
bakes, too, it was easy for
him to choose recipes from
his family's favorite dishes to
meet the challenge.
One of Sally Washburn's
favorite dishes is her hus-
band's Baked Macaroni and
Cheese.
The casserole is made with
four different cheeses and
baked until golden brown.
Chocolate Chip Poundcake
is one of Washburn's most
popular desserts. Recently,
he entered the recipe in cake
baking contest. The recipe is
adapted from a Southern
Living recipe, and Washburn
likes it for its versatility.
By changing the cake mix
and some of the other ingre-
dients the cake can be
chocolate, strawberry, or
lemon flavored.
Last Christmas, Washburn
made 20 of his Chocolate
Chip Pound Cakes to give to
his employees. It took two
nights of baking, 10 cakes
each night, he said. ,


Photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
West Beaches residents Ed and Sally Washburn raised six chil-
dren. They have 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Washburn's recipe for
Jambalaya makes it easy to
enjoy the Louisiana-style
dish without spending hours
cooking.
After sauteing the shrimp
and smoked sausage, he
combines them with diced
tomatoes with chiles for a
little heat. While everything
simplering, he finishes cook-
ing the rice to complete this
dish.
Squash Delight is a healthy
and quick vegetable side
dish. Washburn makes this
dish all year and it is a tradi-
tion for Thanksgiving din-


ner.
Choose either potatoes or
macaroni for Washburn's
salad recipe. Add grape
tomatoes and his tangy
dressing for a summertime
side dish for cookouts and
picnics.
The following are some of
Ed Washburn's favorite
recipes.

Chocolate Chip Pound
Cake


See RECIPES, A-8


photo by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
A Marine Corps officer pays his respects to Amy Vasquez after
Monday's Memorial Day Observance at the Veterans Memorial
Wall in downtown Jacksonville.



FOR THE SENIORS


Players Senior Center
The Players Community
Senior Center, at 175
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra
Beach, offers a slate of pro-
grams. Among Wednesday's
offerings is Acrylic Painting
from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The
beginners class is open for
drop-ins and costs $10.
Gentle Tai Chi is from 10:30-
11:30 a.m. for $5.
Thursday's movie matinee,
at 2 p.m., is "Yours, Mine and
Ours," starring Dennis Quaid
and Rene Russo. The cost is
$1, and refreshments will be
available. Rachael Cruzan
teaches a Watercolor Painting
class from 1-4 p.m. Friday;
there is no charge. Also on
Friday, for $2, is Duplicate
Bridge with David Ball.
Digital Photography, in con-
junction with the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach,
is offered from 10 a.m. to 12
p.m. Saturday. The cost is
$10; drop-ins are welcome.
Also on Saturday, David Paul
offers Tai Chi for Tennis
Players and Golfers from
11a.m to 12 p.m. Drop-ins
are welcome; the cost is $5.
Call 280-3233 for informa-
tion or to make reservations.

Beaches Senior Center
The Beaches Senior Center,


281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, offers a variety of pro-
grams each day. Among
events coming up are
National Penny Day May 30.
Uno cards is played at 8:30
a.m. each week day, and
bridge is played from 9 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and
Thursday. Ceramics is offered
at 9 a.m. Monday-
Wednesdays, and Bingo is
played at 10 a.m. Tuesday-
Friday. Exercise classes are
offered at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30
a.m. Monday, Wednesday
and Friday, and beach walks
are taken at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday-Friday. There's a
bridge class at 1 p.m. Tuesday
and a bridge tournament
from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday. Computer classes
are offered at 12:30 p.m. and
2:15 p.m. Monday and
Wednesday. Chinese Mah
Jong is played from 12:30
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Word puzzles/trivia and the
treadmill are available every
day.
Lunch reservations must be
made three days in advance.
For information, call 241-
3791.


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May 30 2007


WEDDINGS


ENGAGEMENT


Megan and Bobby Price


Summer and Michael Zerbe Chad Hughes and Holly Harding


Price-Ripley


Zerbe-Waters


Harding-Hughes


Megan Ripley of Jacksonville
and Bobby Price of Atlantic
Beach were married on
Saturday, May 26, at Epping
Forest Yacht Club.
Dr. David Lee performed the
ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Steve and Katie Ripley of
Jacksonville. She graduated
from Stanton College Prep and
the University of Florida.
The groom is the son of Bob
and Barbara Price of Atlantic


Beach. He graduated from
Stanton Prep and the University
of Florida.
Jessie Ripley, Dai Durrance,
Jenn Green, Alyssa Nichols,
Ashley Moore and Beth Groleau
were the bride's attendants.
Andy Schantz, Josh Taylor,
Brian Cox, Will Ripley, Kenny
Loar and Pet Groleau were
groomsmen.
After a honeymoon to
Hawaii, the couple will reside in
Atlantic Beach. a


The Women of the Moose, chapter 1381 of Jacksonville Beach,
had its installation of officers on April 28. Front row:. Diane
Mathis, Ann Robinjoal, LuAnn Walters, Sharon Saunders, Laura
Smith, Carmen Fitch, Jane Abry and Joan Morarity. Back row:
Laura Lee Till, Diane Moriwitg, Brenda Gallagher, Christina
Broomfield, Karen Ansell and Amy Stickney.


Summer Waters and Michael
Zerbe, both of Jacksonville, were
married on Saturday, May 26, at
St. Paul's Catholic Church in
Jacksonville Beach.
Father William Kelly per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
George and Loee- Jarnutowski
of Jacksonville and Danny and
Cheryl Waters of Jacksonville.
She is a 1998 graduate of
Fletcher High School and is
employed by Beaches
Dermatology as office supervi-


The groom is the son of
Robert and Marion Zerbe of
Jacksonville. He is the owner of
Saladworks.
Michelle Malone was the
maid of honor. Marci Taylor was
a bridesmaid. Makayla Taylor
was the flower girl. Jay Gantz
was the best man. Chris Malloy,
Dave Mouber and Jeff Ohal were
groomsmen. Justin Hensley was
the ring bearer.
After a honeymoon cruise to
the Bahamas, the couple will
reside in Jacksonville.


PEOPLE & PLACES


Beaches resident Allison
Baird was honored by the
Jacksonville Junior League for
her commitment and out-
standing community service.
She is the recipient of the Pam
Paul award which is given to
an active member of the Junior
League each year. Baird is the
social services manager at the
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.She is the daughter of
Debby Van Horn of Neptune
Beach.

Shale Joy Kenney graduated
magna cum laude from the
University of Florida College of
Veterinary Medicine. She will
begin an internship at Tufts
University in Boston in June.
She is the daughter of Tim
and Laurie Joy of Jacksonville.
* *
Jessica Elizabeth Dunlap of
Ponte Vedra Beach was named
to the dean's list for the 2007
spring semester, at the
University of North Carolina at
Asheville.
* *
Shannon Henderson
Harman of Neptune Beach has
been accepted to Texas
Christian University in Fort
Worth. She was awarded the
$15,000 Beasley Foundation
Grant based on grade-point
average, SAT scores, class rank-
ing, leadership potential and
christian service.


VOLUNTEERS Buy

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photo submitted ments, including patient/fami-
The Loyal Order of the Moose of Jacksonville Beach, had its ly care, administrative assis-
installation of officers on April 28. From left: Terry Chase, David tance, fund raising, and speak-
Fisher, Dale Pritchard, David Walters, Gary Yowser Stickney ers bureau. For more details,
and Mike Fitch. call Sandra Francis at 733-9818
or 465-0209.

Watkins: UNF endowed scholarship


Cont. from A-6
Iraq, Watkins had turned in
most of his gear, including the
bulletproof side panels on his
body armor, his mother said.
He was in one of four
Humvees that had encircled a
suspected IED when the call
was given for volunteers to step
forward and follow the wire.
Watkins was tracking the IED
when a sniper's round penetrat-
ed one side of his Kevlar vest.
He died later that day at a
trauma hospital outside
Baghdad, where he had been
airlifted with internal injuries


from the stomach wound.
"Josh was the only one shot
on the mission," Vasquez told
the crowd on Monday, thank-
ing all veterans who had put
themselves in the line of fire in
previous wars.
"I'm grateful to the city of
Jacksonville for this memorial
so that my son's memory will
not die."
An endowed scholarship
fund in Watkins' name at UNF
has topped the $60,000 mark.
When it reaches $100,000, the
state will add another $50,000
to the account, Vasquez said.


To be eligible for the scholar-
ship, a UNF student must have
some tie to the military.
"Josh would have graduated
in January 2008," added
Vasquez, who plans to be on
hand when UNF awards the
first Cpl. Joshua C. Watkins
Scholarship this fall.
"That's what I'm waiting for.
We're trying to make it avail-
able to wide variety of students,
including ROTC. They're our
future leaders."
To donate to the memorial
scholarship fund, call the UNF
Foundation at 620-2264.


Shannon Harman
Harman, a 2007 honors grad-
uate of Fletcher High School, is
a member of First Christian
Church of the Beaches, where
she is president of the youth
council and captain of the dis-
ciples dancers.
At Fletcher, she was presi-
dent of the American Sign
Language Honor Society. She
plans to major in early child-
hood education and religion
and christian service.
She is the daughter of
Suzanne and Owen Harman of
Neptune Beach.


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Beach and Chad J. Hughes of
North Carolina have
announced their engagement
to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Bob and Nila Harding of
Neptune Beach. She is a gradu-
ate of Fletcher High School and


the University of North
Florida.
The groom-elect is the son of
Margaret and Jack Hughes of
North Carolina. He is a gradu-
ate of Western Carolina
University.
The couple are planning to
wed this summer.


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Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center. For informa-
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Queen" (back by special
request) June 11, "Music &
Lyrics" June 18 and "The Full
Monte" June 25. To go along
with each movie, a bag of
popcorn, candy bar and soft
drink are available for $1. The
movies begin at 1:30 p.m.

Cruising
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taken at the Neptune Beach
Senior Activity Center for a
Fernardina Beach/Amelia
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Lunch is included. The Senior
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Education


PV senior


programs


expanding

by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Organizers of senior pro-
grams at the Players
Community Senior Center are
reaching out to the communi-
ty to expand offerings at the
new center at 175 Landrum
Lane.
Sarah Barber, who teaches
art at the Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra Beach, began
teaching a beginning acrylics
class at the Community Senior
Center last week.
Artist Rachel Cruzan of
Ponte Vedra Beach teaches a
class in watercolors at the new
center, and Mims Cushing,
also of Ponte Vedra, who has
taught writing at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library,
teaches a writing class.
Julie Wright, program man-
ager for the St. Johns County
Council on Aging (COA), said
that senior programs, formerly
held only Tuesdays and
Thursday in Ponte Vedra, will
eventually extend to five days
a week at the Landrum Lane
facility, which opened May 8.
"It's exciting to think about
programming five days a
week, and eventually expand-
ing into evening programs and
nighttime events," said
Wright, who was site coordi-
nator at the Council on
Aging's former facility the
Palm Valley Community
Center.
Wright said she plans to
include travel and lifelong-
learning programs for seniors
in the Ponte Vedra area.
She said that she and the
Landrum Lane center's site
coordinator for the COA, Vicki
Van Home of Ponte Vedra
Beach, are working well
together in getting new pro-
grams up and running at the
center.
"She's really interested in
intergenerational programs, as
am I," Wright said of Van
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Sarah Barber (right), an art teacher at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, kicks off her
beginners acrylics class May 23 at the Players Community Senior Center on Landrum Lane.
Students are Marilyn Griffis (front to back), Janet Campbell and Pat Irelan. Drop-ins welcome.


"In June, we'll expand to
five [days a week of programs],
as well as five for lunch," Van
Horne said.
Other COA programs are
gentle Tai Chi, taught by
Dennis Shells and' David Paul,
Tai Chi for golfers and tennis
players taught by Paul, line
dancing led by Donia Tyner,
crafts with Jacqueline
Reimann and photography
taught by Alex Gonzalez.
Sierra Club guide Brian,
Paradise led a nature walk for
seniors .Tuesday at Castaway
Island Preserve on San Pablo
Road Tuesday. (See story, A6)
Barber, who was awarded a
bachelor's in fine arts from the
University of North Florida
last year, has been teaching at
the Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach since August.
She also teaches at Pablo
Towers, a retirement facility
on Third Street in Jacksonville
Beach.
Her work there, in which
she is studying the health ben-
efits of art, is funded by a
grant, she said.
"I started Oct. 2 and have
been working there every
Monday and Friday since,"
Barber said. "The seniors I
have at Pablo -a group of 13


- they're absolutely teach-
able. They're excited. It gives
them something to look for-
ward to. It's a rewarding
hobby."
She said her acrylics class,
which welcomes drop-ins,


begins with the basics,, "so
people who have no idea what
they're doing feel comfortable.
"My goal is to find out what
they have, what they're good
at and to help them push that
farther."


FOR


THE KIDS


Cultural Center

summer camp

for kids 4 to 10
photos by LEAH FAE COCHRAN
Maya Haghighi (in front with
braids), age 4, joins hands
with Ella-Reece Shapiro, also
4, for a dance with the rest of
their class of 4- and 5-year-
olds during art camp Tuesday
at the Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach. In bottom photo,
a class of of 6- to 10-year-olds
gets down on the floor to
make decorations for their
dance recital scheduled
Friday, the last day of this
week's camp, which has the
theme, "Locomotion II." Art
camp for children is being held
at the center, 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach,
through Aug. 17, with different
themes and different teachers
each week. Next week, the
theme is "Rubber banjo," fol-
lowed by "Raise the Roof,"
with architectural mixed media
activities. The week of June
18 is themed "Mudmen and
Mechanical Bugs," using natu-
ral and recycled materials.
Picasso is the center of activi-
ties the week of June 25, and
the week of July 2, the theme
will be "Kids Castaways."
There is no camp on July 4.,
For information, call the center
at 280-0614.


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This week at the Players center

The following St. Johns County Council on Aging pro-
grams are held at the Players Community Senior Center, 175
Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach:
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon, through June 13, begin-
ning acrylics in conjunction with the Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra Beach. Open for drop-ins, $10.
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., gentle Tai Chi
with David Paul; $5.
Today, May 30, 11 a.m.; Tara Dodson makes a presenta-
tion on sea turtles in conjunction with the St. Johns County
Recreation and Parks Department. Free.
Thursday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. gentle Tai Chi with Dennis
Shiels, $5.
Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., watercolor painting class with
Rachael Cruzan. Free.
Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. duplicate bridge with David
Ball; $2.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon through June 15, digital pho-
tography in conjunction with the Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach. Drop-ins welcome; $10. Call 280-3233 to sign
up.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to noon through June 15; Tai Chi for
tennis players and golfers with David Paul. Drops-ins wel-
come. $5.
For information, call 280-3233.


Cont. from A-6
1 (18.25 oz.) chocolate
cake mix with pudding
1 (3.9) oz. pkg. chocolate
instant pudding
one-half cup sugar
three-quarters cup veg-
etable oil
three-quarters cup water
4 large eggs
1 (8 oz.) carton sour
cream
1 cup semisweet choco-
I late morsels
*sifted powdered sugar
4 crushed peppermint
candies

Combine first three
ingredients, stirring with a
wire whisk to remove large
lumps. Add oil and next
three ingredients, stirring
until smooth. Stir in
chocolate morsels.
Pour batter into a greased
arid floured 12 cup Bundt
pan.
I Bake at 350 degrees for 1
hour or until a wooden
toothpick inserted in cen-
ter comes out clean.
Cool cake in pan on wire
rack for 10 minutes.
Remove from pan and cool
completely o wire rack.
Sprinkle with sifted
powdered sugar when cool;
when cake is just removed
from pan sprinkle the
crushed peppermint can-
dies on top.

Jambalaya

1 lb. shrimp
1 pkg. Smoked sausage or
kielbasa
2 cans diced tomatoes
with chilies
2 cups minute rice
2 T granulated garlic or
to taste
1 T season salt or to taste
one-half stick of butter or
margarine
Place shrimp and smoked
sausage in skillet with but-
ter or margarine. Add gran-
ulated garlic and season
salt. Cook until golden
brown. Add diced tomatoes
with chilies. Heat until
mixture is bubbling.
Prepare minute rice in sep-
arate pan following direc-
tions on box. When rice is
done mix all ingredients
into a large serving bowl.
Serves 6 to 8 people.
S 'Biked Macaroni and
Cheese

1 pkg. Cracker barrel
Vermont white cheddar
cheese
1 pkg. Yellow medium
cheddar cheese
1 cup parmesan and
Romano cheese mixture
2 lb. Box macaroni


May 30, 2007


The Beaches Leader/ e Vedra Leader


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one-half to one cup milk
Salt and pepper

Cook macaroni following
directions on the box.
Grate the Vermont cheddar
and the medium cheddar
cheese into a large baking
pan. Add the shredded
parmesan and Romano
cheese to the grated
cheese. Add milk and stir
mixture together.
When the macaroni is
cooked, add to mixture and
stir well adding salt and
pepper to taste. The milk
and cheese should moisten
all of the macaroni but not
completely cover the maca-
roni.
Place in a preheated 350
degree oven and bake for 1
hour or until golden brown
on top. Serves 8 to 10 peo-
ple.

Squash Delight

1 pkg. Summer squash
1 pkg. Zucchini squash
granulated Garlic
season salt
one-half stick of butter or
margarine
In a large skillet melt the
butter or margarine. Slice
both packages of squash
and place into a large skil-
let with the melted butter
or margarine. Add granu-
lated garlic and season salt
to taste. Cook until squash
is tender. Serves up to 6
people.

Macaroni or Potato
Salad

1 bag red skinned
Potatoes (or)
2 lb. box of macaroni
1 pkg. grape tomatoes
one and one-half cups
miracle whipped salad
dressing
2 T mustard
granulated garlic
Italian seasoning
season salt
grated parmesan and
romano cheese
Cut potatoes into cubes
and cook; or for macaroni
salad cook macaoni until
done. Cut grape tomatoes
in halves or quarters. In a
medium mixing bowl stir
the miracle whipped salad
dressing, mustard, granu-
lated garlic, Italian season-
ing, season salt, and grated
parmesan and romano
cheese. Mix ingredients to
taste.

In a large serving bowl
mix all ingredients togeth-
er until potatoes or maca-
roni are well covered with
the dressing. Serve chilled.
Serves about 8 to 10 peo-
ple.


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A crowd begins to gather (left) near the 18th green of the TPC Stadium Course Saturday for the
sixth annual free Jacksonville Symphony concert presented by Beaches Residents Actively
Supporting the Symphony (BRASS). Chatting before the music begins (below) are Jim Scielzo
(from left), Ted Laveck, Bill Meister, Betsy Meister and Lynne Scielzo. By the end of the program
(bottom right), the musicians are playing under lights. At bottom left, Mary Jane and Tom Brown
dance while the symphony plays, and Mike Boms, retired from the Navy, stands for the playing of
"Anchors Aweigh." Although the concert had been held on the TPC grounds in past years, this is
the first time it was held close to the clubhouse. Also, this year the clubhouse is new, having been
built over the 14 months prior to The Players championship May 7 to May 13.


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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 toters, 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-
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May 30, 2007


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JVC hosts final Highsmith Tournament


FROM STAFF
While play was competitive
and the impending holiday
weekend made for a 'festive
atmosphere Saturday, there was
also a tinge of sadness to the
Mike Highsmith Memorial vol-
leyball tournament in
Jacksonville Beach. The event
drew to a close after 10 years of
commemorating the life of an
area legend.
Highsmith, a surfer turned
top professional beach volley-
ball player, died at the age of
31 following a low-speed dirt
bike accident in Colorado. He
was a popular bartender in
Jacksonville Beach and demon-
strated athletic prowess in
snow skiing, water skiing, surf-
ing, rock climbing and a slew
of other outdoor activities.
A number of Highsmith's
contemporaries, many of
whom followed his lead in
becoming pro beach volleyball
players, participated in the leg-
ends portion of last Saturday's'
tournament. For some, it's the
only event they still play.
After a decade-long rnn,
however, the Highsmith
Memorial Tournament is being
phased out. It will be replaced
by another beach volleyball
event in late May on the
Jacksonville Volleyball Club
calender.
In Men's Open division play
Saturday, Ole Juve and Andy
Mignerey defeated Kent
Aminons and Scott Perry to
capture the title.
In the Women's Open classi-
fication, perennial winners Jill
Cox and Robin Mignerey
topped Brittany O'Neil and
Julie Taurey in the final.
There are two remaining
events this summer for
Jacksonville Volleyball Club
members. Next is the June 30
First Coast Summer Blast series
tournament, followed by a sim-
ilar event on September 29. In,
the past, JVC has endeavored
to host two-day tournaments
with co-ed and juniors play on
Sunday, but this season will
feature-one-day-events with all
championships decided on
Saturday.
As a way of thanking partici-
pants, many of whom have
played in or attended all 10
Highsmith Memorial events,
the family of the late volleyball
legend hosted a party at the
conclusion of play Saturday.
The mood was celebratory over
the life of Mike Highsmith, but
somber that the tournament
has come to an end.


Photos by ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE: Robin Mignerey
dives to return a serve in front
of playing partner Jill Cox dur-
ing pool play of the Women's
Open division. Mignerey and
Cox went on to defeat Brittany
O'Neil and Julie Taurey lo cap-
ture the Women's Open cham-
pionship Saturday.
RIGHT: The Men's Open
semifinals featured competitive
play at the net.
BELOW: Tammy Needham
elevates near the net during
the last match of Women's
Open pool play during the
Highsmith Memorial
Tournament.


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FISHING



Strong wind continues to hamper catches


Local anglers endured
another week of tough
fishing. The party boats
made successful trips on
Monday and Tuesday but a
strong wind kept anglers on
edge most of the week.
The second Xtreme Red Fish
Tournament took place last
Saturday with some fine
catches. Chris and Frank
Holleman captured first place
with their two fish weighing
12.58 pounds.
Greg Suki and Brad Safreed
were second with two reds
weighing 11.55 pounds.
Cy and Jerry De Angelis
were third with 11.50 pounds
and fourth place was taken by
George Atelevich and Larry
Finch.
The best offshore report we
received last week came from
the "Sea Dancer" with Capt.
Dennis Young. Anglers Ron
Dorsett, Brian Sweeney, Bill
Wilderotter, Larry Wertz and
Mike Watts were the lucky
anglers who used frozen sar-
dines for bait and caught six
red snapper, three grouper


WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER

and a pair of cobia along with
several flounder, sea bass and
lane snapper.
The crew admitted that sev-
eral large fish got the best of
their tackle but were all smiles
as they arrived at the dock.
Rough seas took a toll on
the Jacksonville Beach Pier
fishing week, also. Jerry
Bennett brought a five-pound
flounder over the rail. Willie
Hendrick cleaned a five-pound
drum and Jacob Henry caught
a 26-inch red bass.
Other anglers brought in


some whiting, blues, trout,
pompano and, of course, cat-
fish. Spencer Brogden caught
his limit of speckled trout last
Tuesday for the week's best
Pier catch.
Anglers aboard the
"Mayport Princess" found fair-
ly calm seas last Monday and
Tuesday and made the most of
the opportunity. Seven snap-
per and grouper, ten amber-
jack and dozens of beeliners
and sea bass came off the
Princess last Monday after-
noon, and Tuesday was even
better. Twelve jacks, grouper
and snapper to 17 pounds and
a great catch of stringer fish
provided a perfect photo,
opportunity.
Aboard the "King Neptune,"
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
were exciting days. Sunburned
anglers were cleaning 10
grouper, four snapper to 15
pounds, beeliners, sea bass
and triggerfish. It was much
the same on Tuesday and
Sunday with the addition of a
30-pound cobia, jacks to 40
pounds and lots of blacktips.
Al Wiltshire and friend John
Burroughs took "John's Toy"
to the jetties last Tuesday.
They didn't have to wait long
for the big whiting to start
biting. They caught 35 whit-
ing in just a few hours of fish-
ing.


Photo submitted
Chris Holleman and Frank Holleman display their winning fish from last Saturday's Xtreme Red
Fish Tournament at the Joe Carlucci boat ramp. The fish weighed 6.58 pounds and 6 pounds.


Capt. Dave Sipler used live
shrimp to net eight speckled
trout, 14 drum, a blue and a
yellowmouth trout.
Randall Woodell fished the


river with mud minnows and
caught a flounder weighing
eight pounds.
. Capt. Kirk Waltz on his
"Enterprise" fished the river
with Jerry Warden last Friday.
They used whole blue crabs
for bait and caught five huge


reds. Their largest weighed 40
pounds.
Capt. Dave Sipler and his
guests Jerry and Nino Trott
used live shrimp under corks
and caught 16 speckled trout,
a drum, jacks and ladyfish.
Good Fishin'.


Photo submitted
Jerry Bennett caught this big flounder from the Jacksonville
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OPINION



Not much for local baseball fans to celebrate


T thoughts left over from
Memorial Day festivities:
Local baseball fans may
have much to be thankful for,
but that doesn't include
diehards of Florida State,
Florida, Georgia Tech, the
Jacksonville Suns or Atlanta
Braves. And whatever became
of the Georgia Bulldogs?
What is this an epidem-
ic? What's caused such embar-
rassing performances by our
local heroes? If it weren't for
the Jacksonville University
Dolphins, we'd declare the
entire playoffs and regular
show a complete disaster and
demand a Congressional
investigation.
On second thought, check
that; Congress should be
investigated first.
The postseasons in the SEC
and ACC promised a lot for
the so-called local favorites.
Florida State and Georgia
Tech, who have built them-
selves a nice little rivalry in


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football have demonstrated in
the past they are tough to beat
anytime but especially when
the prestige of tournament
time is on tap.
North Carolina and Wake
Forest? Two good teams and
fine institutions of learning,
but hardly expected to be the
class of the ACC tournament.
Before the experts knew it,
the Seminoles and Yellow


Jackets had been disposed of
and the Tar Heels and Demon
Deacons were finalists. That
was much to the surprise of
everyone except the boys from
Chapel Hill and maybe a
friendly gypsy fortune teller.
Carolina edged Wake, the
alma mater of Arnold Palmer
and dozens of other fine ath-
letes, 3-2 on Sunday at the
Baseball Grounds of
Jacksonville.
It was the first ACC tourney
victory for UNC since way
back in 1990. Josh Horton,
shortstop for the Heels, whose
bat and glove played a major
part in the win, was a sturdy
four-year-old when North
Carolina last took home the
conference baseball title.
But while North Carolina
folks were celebrating their
good fortune, things weren't
jolly for other people. The
Jacksonville Suns appear to be
mired in the quicksand of a
road trip in which bad things
are happening in Tennessee


and before that in Mobile,
Alabama. The Jax boys seemed
lucky to get out alive.
Holding onto second place
by the wispy hair of their
chinny-chin-chins, the Suns
went to Birmingham hoping
for a rejuvenation from some-
where and somebody. Maybe
the Big Brother Los Angeles
Dodgers, maybe from a
guardian angel, maybe presi-
dential candidates from each
party will fight over who gets
to be the Suns' benefactor. At
any rate, manager John
Shoemaker needs help in a
hurry.
In college baseball now any
team that goes to the tourna-
ment, no matter the outcome,
can pretty well assure its
coach will be back next year.
Not so with the pros who
make it to the playoffs. In the.
case of the Suns, no matter
how much woe they have
now, they're still in the run-
ning for the first half
Southern League champi-


onship and Shoemaker should
get to manage right through.
You can rely on the Peter
Bragans junior and senior
- to offer plenty of goodies to
attract fans to The Ball
Grounds.
Baseball will survive this
season no matter how many.
odd things happen. The sport
always does. But there are still
strange things to keep baseball
in the headlines and flashing
across TV screens.
For example, the Atlanta
Braves, beset with injuries,
have been downright ugly.
They tell us that hapless
manager Bobby Cox, one of
the most successful major
league skippers, is closing in
on the record for being ejected
the most times in history. As a
longtime baseball reporter and
a devoted fan since childhood,
that surprises me.
Would have thought the
one chased most by the men
in blue was Leo "The Lip"
Durocher. Leo took a ton of


trips from the field to the
locker room in his long years
as manager of the BroQklyn
Dodgers, New York Giants,
Chicago Cubs and Houston -
the latter two stops in his
waning days.
We spent time in a
Jacksonville hotel some years
ago with Leo and asked him
about his feud with umpires.
"There was no feud,"
Durocher said with a straight
face. "Only with one or two
who seemed to have it in for
me."
If Cox beats John McGraw
as the top ump baiter and
he needs only one more ejec-
tion to tie the record where
does that leave such champi-
on arguers as Frankie Fritsch,
Jimmy Dykes, Charlie Grimm
and more recently, Earl
Weaver of the Baltimore
Orioles? There should be a
hall of fame for them, too.
Those old boys would feel
lost today when seeing how
much the game has changed.


SPORS BIEF


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 worn instead of baseba 1
pants. For information, call
Tinimois at 223-1664i honie;
or 521-2687 (cell). Tuition
payments 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.

Belly Dance Fitness
A new fitness class has started
at Hollie's Dancin' Dream, just
west of the Intracoastal on'
Atlantic Blvd. Belly Dance
Fitness is an hour-long class that
provides a full body workout,
burns calories, sculpts muscles
and increases flexibility.
Classes are low-impact and
geared for all ages and levels of
fitness. Class meets Thursdays at
10 a.m., and starting June 5,
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Cost is
$10 per session or a discounted
pass may b.e purchased.
For more information contact
Stephanie Smith at 285-7969 or
e-mail at ssredsmith@aol.com.

BFAST Volunteers
The Lifestyles Realtors
Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon is looking for volun-
teers to help with this summer's
sprint triathlon races June 9 and
July 14.
Triathlons start promptly at 7
a.m. at Mickler's Landing in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information phone
the BFAST office at 270-2074.

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
donated boats for testing pur-
poses 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, including propul-
sion, and include a trailer.


Photo by CHUCK ADAMS
'The Legends" gather around the family of Mike Highsmith, a beach volleyball legend who died at 31 in a 1997 trail-bike accident in Colorado, at Saturday's 10th and
final Mike Highsmith Memorial Tournament in Jacksonville Beach. All.have been sponsored by Highsmith's mother, Francine Scharf, who is battling cancer for the
second time in three years; his stepfather, Jack Scharf; and his sister, Renee Highsmith Chiarello.


To donate your boat or find
out more about the program,
phone (859) 225-9687 or e-mail
info@nasbla.org.

Bowhunting Course
Florida's certified bowhunting
course is now available online
from the National Bowhunter
Education Foundation (NBEF).
Bowhunters can access the pro-
gram via the NBEF Web site
bowhunter-ed.com/fl/index.htm.
The cost to take the distance
learning course is $20, payable
online to the NBEf program
provider. A student who passes
the online test will be issued a
qualifier certificate that will
enable him or her to complete
the course at a field day. There,
thje student will participate in
field walks, blood trail exercises,
erecting and safely ascending
and descending tree stands as
well as equipment preparation
and survival techniques.
Bowhunting certification is
not mandatory in Florida to
purchase a license, however the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission's
volunteer instructors provide
this course as a service to those
who plan to bowhunt in a state
that requires additional certifi-
cation, as well as for those
hunters who want to learn
more about safe bowhunting.
For a list of field days offered
by the FWC Hunter Safety and
Ranges section, visit Web site
MyFWC.com/huntered/ and
look through the course sched-
ules for bowhunting.


Soccer tryouts
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@dreamsbeginhere.org.

Softball Standings
As of May 19


A Division
TPC Sawgrass
Angie's Subs
Sun Deli
Hitmen
A Touch of Green
Romanellos

B Division
Hardballs
Rogers Dodgers
PGA Tour
Culhanes
Brix
Team Mullet

Co-ed North
Silkscreams
PPR Pirates'
Oceanside Cleaners
Aerostar
PPR Swashbucklers
Gang Green

Co-ed South
Hands On
Southland Waste
Ichiban
Deane Team
Aftermath

C Division North
Bob Marlins
Huxham
Big Red Machine
Terry's Country
Dorsa Consulting
Avante
Crawford

C Division South
Firefighters
Loc Doggz
Wrecking Crew


9-1
9-1
9-2
8-3
6-6
5-7

8-4
5-7
3-7
3-8
2-9
0-12


11-0
8-4
6-6
3-8
3-9
1-11


9-2
8-3
6-6
6-6
3-9


8-2
7-2
6-4
6-4
5-5
4-6
4-5


9-1
6-4
6-4


GDM.
Balls Deep
Po Boys
Culhanes

C Division East
Jaxscene.com
Ponte Vedra Kings
North FL Plumbing
Ghost Men on 1st
Doughboys
Bootleggers
Team Sunrise

C Division West
Daddy's Rangers
Cruisers Grill
Fionn MacCool's
Localized
Twisted Sister
Swashbucklers
Pangaeans


Swim Lessons
Beaches Aquatic Pool is offer-
ing swimming lessons for begin-
ners to intermediates starting
May 29. Each course is for two
weeks, four days per week at a
cost of $95.
Morning session includes
intermediate classes at 9 a.m.,
advanced beginners at 9:30 a.m.,
beginners at 10 a.m. and 10:30
a.m.
Evening session features
beginners at 5:30 p.m. and 6
p.m., advanced beginners at 6:30
p.m.
For more information, contact
the Beaches Aquatic Pool at 246-
3822.

Tennis
A series of summer camps and
programs has been announced
by the Jacksonville Beach Tennis
Center at Huguenot Park.


Beginner junior camp I takes
place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
June, 4, 6 and 7.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
11, 13 and 14.
Beginner adult camp I is from
6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. June 4,
7 and 7.
Beginner adult camp II takes
place from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 18, 20 and 21.
Intermediate junior camp I is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
18, 20 and 21.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
25, 27 and 28.
Beginner junior camp IV is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July 9,


11 and 12.
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be from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 9, 11 and 12,
Intermediate junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July
16, 18 and 19.
Intermediate adult camp II is
slated for 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp I will
take place from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp II is 9
a.m. until 11 a.m. August 6, 8
and 9.
Cost of all camps is $45 for
six hours. For more information
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Wednesday, May 30
Free Photo Seminar: A free
photo seminar, sponsored by
The Beaches Leader/Ponte
Vedra Leader, will be held from
6:45-8 p.m. at The Players
Community Center, 175
Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Speakers will be sports
editor Rob DeAngelo, web edi-
tor Hal Newsome and associate
editor Johnny Woodhouse.
Individuals and groups are wel-
come; reservations aren't need-
ed. Refreshments will be
served. For information, call
Kathy Hartman at 249-9033.

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 per-
son. The church's number is
285-8225. Childcare is by reser-
vation 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. every Saturday. Each
class costs $25. For information
or to register, call Mike
Christnacht at 502-9154.

'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
information, 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 Stevr, Scatborough 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 program runs
consecutive Tuesdays, June 5-


Wednesday
Art Association: The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
'from 12:30-3 p.m. Call 246-
4158 for information.

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

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

Man to Man: Man to Man,
the prostate cancer support
group, meets the first
Wednesday of each month at
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches, Conference Room A,
Jacksonville Beach. Man to
Man is an education and sup-
port program for people deal-
ing with or interested in learn-
ing about prostate cancer,
while at the same time provid-
ing a forum for survivors who
can offer support and encour-
agement to those newly diag-
nosed. For information about
Man to Man, call 249-0022.

Ponte Vedra Democratic
Club: The Ponte Vedra
Democratic Club meets at 6:30
p.m. the first Wednesday of
each month at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library.
For information, call Barb
Paterick at 273-5310.

Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30-8:45
a.m. in the administration
building of the Ponte Vedra


July 10, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Members can express their feel-
ings and thoughts and gain an
understanding of grief and
how it impacts their lives. To
attend, one must register. For
information or to register, con-
tact 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.

Saturday, June 9
Jacksonville Shell Club: The
Jacksonville Shell Club pres-
ents its 41st annual shell show
and sale June 9-10 at the
Morocco Shrine Center, 3800
St. Johns Bluff Road S. Hours
each day are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be worldwide dis-
plays of shells and fossils, as
well as arts and crafts, a flea
market, shell store and ven-
dors. Admission is $5; seniors
and children are discounted.
Parking is free. For informa-
tion, call Judy Blocker at 246-
4012 or visit
www.jaxshells.com.

Sunday, June 10
Golf to Help Helping
Hands: The second annual
golf outing at Selva Marina
Country Club in Atlantic Beach
to raise funds for Helping
Hands Village tees off at 1:30
p.m. The cost is $75 per golfer.
Corporate sponsorships also
are available: Gold for a $1,000
donation and Silver for $250.
Helping Hands Ministries, a
not-for-profit corporation, is
working to raise $500,000 to
purchase land for Helping
Hands Village, a transitional
housing community for fami-
lies with children. One hun-
dred percent of the monies
raised at the golf tournament
will go toward purchasing and
developing Helping Hands
Village. For information, visit
http://www.helphandsmin.co
m/NewHome.asp.

Monday, June 11
Leave 'em Laughing: The
June meeting of the "Leave 'em
Laughing TeWatA 'A,, the
Jacksonville chaptefi.... ,4rThe
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society (a/k/a
Sons of the Desert), will be held
from 6-7:45 p.m. at Pablo
Creek Branch Library, 13295
Beach Blvd., between Kernan
and Hodges Boulevards.
Movies to be screened at the
meeting are Laurel & Hardy's
short subject "Another Fine
Mess" (1930) and their feature
film "Jitterbugs" (1943).
Admission is free for all ages;


Inn and Club. Coffee is served.
For more information, call
Michael. Steele at 904-910-
1982 or visit http://pontve-
drabeach.freetoasthost.net.

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

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

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

Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit service organization
active in Beaches communities
since 1980, meets each week
from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Sea
Turtle Inn. First-time visitors
receive a free breakfast. The
club website, for information
about upcoming speakers and
programs, is www.jaxbeachex-


free light snacks and sodas also
will be served. For information,
call Steve Bailey at 246-0312 or
visit the Tent's website -at
www.leaveemlaughing.com.

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
information, contact Dorcas
Tanner, president and CEO,
Monique Burr Foundation, at
904-642-0210 or visit
www.moniqueburrfounda-
tion.org.

Wednesday, June 13
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. in the
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
board room on the first floor
next to the conference rooms.
Enter from the outdoor walk-
way on the north side of the
building. Beaches Watch meet-
ings are open to the public. For
information, call 513-9242 or
visit www.beacheswatch.com.

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

Newcomers of the Beaches:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women who
are new to the area, holds its
monthly luncheon at 11 a.m.
at the Casa Marina Hotel, 691
1st St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Newcomer graduates moving
on to alumnae status will be
honored. Tickets are $20,
payable by June, 6, to
Newcomers of the Beaches,
P.O. Box 2421, Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32004. Call Jackie
Washington at 646-3823 for
information about the lunch-
eon. Call Bonnie Lynch at 821-
9002 for information about the
club or to join.

Thursday, June 14
America Supports You:
Tickets are available for the
Gophers' charity fundraiser for
America Supports You, to be
held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at
the TPC,$awgrass clubhouse.
Tickets ade $150 per coupIl.
The event benefits the DOD's
America Supports You' pro-
gram, which assists U.S. troops
and their families. Proceeds
from the evening will benefit
Homes for Our Troops, Intrepid
Fallen Heroes Fund and
Wounded Warrior Project.
Tickets are available at the TPC
Sawgrass pro shop or by calling
Scott Giambruno (280-7108),
Dan "Rhino" McAuliffe (588-
5398) or Sharon (543-1968).


changeclub.com. The
Exchange Club distributes
funds to a variety of Beaches
causes. For information or to
join, contact Jack Morison at
904-318-7162 or at jmori-
son@jaxbeachexchangeclulb.c,
om.

Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc., a mental health support
group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at St.
Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Life Center, 578 1st
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-3299 for information.

Sunday
Breathing For Peace:
Breathing For Peace, an intro-
ductory meditation class, is
held from 1-2 p.m. at Cobalt
Moon Center, Sky Studio, 217
First St., Neptune Beach.
Taught by instructor Carol
Lutker, the class teaches meth-
ods of breathing meditation to
help increase relaxation and
concentration while bringing
health benefits and inner well-
being. The fee is $50 for six
weeks or $9 per session. Call
386-793-3013 for information.

Buddhist Teaching and
Guided Meditation: Each
Sunday, from 10-11:30 a.m., a
different topic applicable to
improving daily life is taught
by Buddhist teacher Carol
Lutker at Cobalt Moon Center,
217 First St., Neptune Beach.
The donation is $9, $5 for stu-
dents. For information and
other class times, call 386-793-
3013.
Depression Support:
Depression Bipolar Support
Alliance-Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit www.dbsajax.org
for information.


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1 MILE CREEKFRONT! 55+ acres-
$199,900. Beautiful pasture with 1+ mile
along creek. 2 working barns, fenced for
cattle. West Tenn. Potential to subdivide.
Excellent financing. Call now (866)852-
2538, x.1257 TN Land & Lakes.

BUYER REBATES
SELLER SAVINGS
www.RebateTheBuyer.com
Reality Options, LLC
TIMBER COMPANY Sell- Offl 20 acres-
$39,900. Subdivision PotentiallZBig moun.
lain adcreaqe ilh .itws 1 mileto,;.Nhacqk-
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VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS my dream rustic
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pastures, woods, creek, adjoins Jefferson
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trails, have to sell $389,500 owner
(866)789-8535.


SO. COLORADO Ranch Sale 35 Acres-
$36,900 Spectacular Rocky Mountain
Views Year round access, elec/ tele in-
cluded. Come for the weekend, stay for a
lifetime. Excellent financing available w/
low down payment. Call Red Creek Land
Co. today! (866)696-5263 x 2682.
BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. Escape to
beautiful western NC mountains free Color
Brochure & Information Mountain Proper-
ties with Spectacular views, Homes, Cab-
ins, Creeks, & Investment acreage. Cher-
okee Mountain GMAC Real Estate chero-
keemountainrealty.com. Call for free bro-
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BEACH? Contact Renee L. Baron, Inc. for
your custom condo tour. (904)242-2821.


Pets & Animals Service Guide cont.
300 Pets 648 Pressure Washing
310 Pets for Sale 650 Painting
330 Stables/Livestock 651 Pest Control
340 Lost/Found Pets 652 Plumbing
Announcements 653 Pools
400 Notices 654 Photography
405 Travel 655 Rain Gutters
415 Personals 660 Remodel/Const.
420 Legal Services 665 Repairs
425 Legal Notices 670 Roofing
440 Misc. Lost/Found 675 Sprinkler & Wells
450 Instructions/Schools 677 Tree Service
460 Weddings 678 Tile
Employment 680 Upholstery
500 P-T Help Wanted 685 Wallpapering
510 F-T Help Wanted 690 Water Treatment
520 Job Services Health Services
530 Bus. Opportunity 700 Massage Therapy
540 Child Care 710 Health Care Serc.
550 Work Wanted 730 Caregivers
555 Career/Seminars For Sale
Service Guide 800 For Sale
600 Services 805 Music & Instr.
601 Air Conditioning 810 Antiques
602 Alterations 815 Auctions
607 Auto/Boat Detailing 820 Wanted to Buy
608 Auto Repair 825 Trade
609 Bus. Services 825 Trade
612 Carpet 830 Consignment
612 Carpet G S
613 Catering Garage Sales
615 Cleaning 840 Garage Sales
618 Electronics 850JaxBeach
619 Electrical Services 852 Neptune Beach
6 lervic 854 Atlantic Beach
620 Equip. Rentals 854 Att Beach
622 Fences 856 Mayport
622 Fences
623 Finan. Services 857 Ponte Vedra
625 Firewood 858 West Beaches


631 Computer Services 859 Jacksonville
634 Lawn Mower 860 Flea Market
Services 862 Estate Sales
635 Lawn Svc/ Transportation
Landscpg 905 Auto Rental
636 Locksmith 915 Boats
637 Marine Const. 930 Motorcycles
638 Marine/Boating 950 Campers/RVs
640 Concrete/Masonry 970 TrucksNans
645 Moving & Storage 980 Automobiles


EUFALA AL WATERFRONT Gated com-
munity 2 hours from Atlanta & the Coast.
1/2 to 3 acres from the $40's. Fishing,
boating, swimming & more. Clubhouse,
boat slips, nature trails. (866)882-1107.
NORTH CAROLINA Cool Mountain Air,
views & streams, homes, cabins & acre-
age. Free Brochure (800)642-5333, Realty
Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy,
N.C. 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com.
NANTAHALA LAKE LOT with old fish
camp and 2/ER septic, permit, close to
public boat ramp. $225,000.00 Valleytown
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pricing. Lots & condos available w/ water,
marsh, golf, nature views starting at 70k's.
1yr. no payment options. (877)266-7379
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HOME FINDER REALTY
ICW, OFF HODGES- 50X175 lot, comer
of Macapa & Gerona Dr. E. Mobile home
possible. $75,000.
WATERFRONT, PALM VALLEY- 1.92
acres, wooded has Ig oak trees. Navigable
2-6 feet depth. $1.6 million.
241-5501 OR 221-1711
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MAYPORT VILLAGE lot (last one)
$179,000, 249-0346.
TENNESSEE- NORRIS Lake lots, cabins
& condos available. Luxurious, rustic set-
ting. Investment rentals or year- round liv-
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Sherry Shope, Gables & Gates, Realtors
(800)488-9191.
OCALA NATIONAL Forest Lots. $500
down, $199 month. Owner (352)239-5520
or (352)236-4579.
www.ocalaforestland.com
GEORGIA LAND for Sale Beautiful For-
estland. Affordable and Owner Financed.
From 1'to 500 Acres Beginning at $1950/
Acre. Brashear Realty (706)772-4308
www.georgiacountry.com.
S. CENTRAL ALABAMA waterfront land
sale! Grand opening Saturday, June 23rd.
One day only! Gorgeous property, great
prices, come see for yourself! Water ac-
.cess from Just $19,900 Paved Roads,
U/G Utilities, Excellent Financing! Call
Now and reserve a priority appointment
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COASTAL GEORGIA 24.29 Acres-
$99,900. Beautiful trees, pasture for hors-
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95. Short drive to GA coast. Long road
frontage- potential to subdivide. Excellent
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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
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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.
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INTRACOASTAL LOT FSBO. Marsh Har-
bor Community in Ponte Vedra with amen-
ities. $699,900. (904)982-9743. Website:
www.shiceflsales.homestead.com
LIMITED TIME offer 100% financing. No
payments for 2 years. Gated Lakefront
Community of the NC Blue Ridge Mtns. All
Dockable 90 miles of Shoreline start
$99,000. Call Now (800)709-LAKE.
COASTAL GA! 119 Acres- $234,900. GA/
FL border. Mature pines, abundant wild-
life, black rail fencing. Long road frontage,
utilities. Potential to subdivide. Excellent fi-
nancing. Call now (800)898-4409 x 1163.
LAKE SEATON Georgia, 1st time offered..
1.96 Acres $110,900; 3 Acres lakefront -
$147,900. Beautiful views and frontage on
Lake Seaton. Black-topped roads, under-
ground utilities. Only 43 miles to Atlanta,
GA. Don't miss out on Pre-Grand Opening
Pricing! (888)952-6347.
WNC MOUNTAINS 2.06 Acres w/ hard-
wood trees. Financing available only
$31,995. Private lake and river access.
This one won't last call today (800)699-
1289 or www.riverbendlakelure.com.
SO. CENTRAL FL 2+ acre lake access
Was $179,900 Now $79,900. Located in
private, gated, lakefront community. Lake
views. Excel Fin. Owner must sell. Call
(888)320-8399 x 2008.
LAKE PROPERTIES Lakefront and lake
view homes And parcels on pristine
34,000 acre Norris Lake in E. Tennessee
Call Lakeside Realty (888)291-5253 Or
visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
NEW! COASTAL GA Community Home-
sites up to 4.5 acres. Marshfront with long
range views & 150 year old live oaks. 14
miles north of the FL state line. Shown by
appointment. Call (866)432-7320.
5 BLOCKS to ocean, corner lot, 50'x125',
Owner/Agent, $164,900, 463-7343.
82 ACRES Gainesville, FL area, excel-
lent shape, planted pines and other scat-
tered hardwoods $389,900. Flexible own-
er financing available. (800)352-5263 Flor-
ida Woodland Group, Inc. Lic RE Broker.
LAKE LOT bargain 1 + acres with free
Boat Slips- $39,900. Nicely wooded lake
access property in brand new premier de-
velopment on spectacular 160,000 acre
recreational lake! Prime waterfronts avail-
able. Call (800)704-3154, x. 1241.


JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, $305,000. Walk
to beach. See them all at
regionatlanticrealty.com (904)982-7620.


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, 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, corlan
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
kicnen ,lorna i l,R QAR r CJLioesac, o1..,.
O',.r ~.40k .r. uj,.r $a.i' $289.900
Exceptional in Egrets Glade- Brickfront
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 an 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

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.- '
WEST BEACHES, 3/1, 1 car garage; new
tile, cabinets, doors, and AC on large lot.
$139,000 (904)962-5453.
JAX BCH, 3/2 by owner, close to ocean.
442 15th Ave N, Appt. only. 514-0728,
246-9742.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Located in a very quiet & non-traffic cul-
de-sac @ 1861 Beachside Ct. 3BR/2BA,
1700+sf, 2 car garage-heated & NC was
used as room .for our dogs. block to
ocean. $585,000. (904)249-2268.
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.
OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, 1pm-4pm, 6/3,
185 Bermuda Ct. South on A1A, right at
Solano, left thru Sawgrass gate to Oakbr-
ide, take left to Alta Mar, left into Bermuda
Ct. Completely Renovated, Cute 2/2, sin-
gle family in PVB, gated. Enjoy privacy in
large fenced backyard. $279,000. Saw-
grass Group Realty, Mark Ryan, 280-1555
42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.
BANK OWNED
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. 10 minutes from
beach. Under $200,000 Hurry! Kay Hew-
ings, Magnolia Properties, (904)553-5019.
ARCHITECTURAL DREAM! This large
1BR.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.
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.


OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY, 6/3, 12-2pm
13358 Egret Key $229K
Updated 3BR/2BA, cul-de-sac
Hodges to Egrets Glade
Right Snowy Egret
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
www.pstaines.com
Door PrizesI
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
GATELY OAKS 3/2.5 posss. 4BR), quite
cul-de-sac, mature trees, 2025sf, $339k,
(904)220-4313.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, new AC, wood
floors, close to beach, nice neighborhood,
$299,000, will co-op 3%, 626-4863.
PVB SAWGRASS Player's Club.
3BR/2.5BA, lake front, deck & garage.
Comm. pool, remodeled, resort living,
FSBO, $359,000 (904)962-0197.
LEASE/ PURCHASE, 3/2, with Florida &
bonus rooms, 1 car garage, on lake,
1750sf, $299K, $1400/mo. 655-8245.
NAVIGABLE WATERFRONT, $517,000,
Isle of Palm, Jax Beach, 3/2, 4121 Coqui-
na Fritp (CQnA4Qd4-nQ.rq


FSBO, SAN PABLO CREEK. 3BR/2BA,
1437sf. w/office, screened porch w/view
of preserve. Reduced! $234,000.
(904)859-6981.
ATLANTIC BEACH, ocean front,
3BR/3.5BA, on cul-de-sac, many up-
grades. $4,000,000, 241-0386.
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BR, 6 blocks to
ocean. Must see, $330,000. (904)514-
0092.
TWO BUILDABLE LOTS
1104 2ND Ave. N., 3BR/2BA, double lot
w/pool. $399,000. (904)246-9915.
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.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC, LAKESIDE
Remodeled, open, spacious 3BR/2.5BA,
patio home. Attached 2 car garage. Ap-
prox. 2200sf.. $539,750 Realtors wel-
come. (904)273-0941.

ATLANTIC BEACH- SARATOGA CIR.
FSBO 3BR/1.5BA home on 1/2 acre on
quiet cul-de-sac. Everything is new!
$150,000 or best reasonable offer. Open
House: Sat-Sun 12-5pm. Will be sold Sun-
day night to highest bid. (904)626-0663.
1633 3RD Ave. N.,JB, 3BR/2BA, fenced,
garage, LR, DR, huge -great room,
screened porch. Well maintained. Van-
guard GMAC, Gail 803-6560.
FSBO ADORABLE 3/1 w/bonus room,
90% renDvated. Move in ready. 1551 Sun-
set Drive, Jax Beach, $249,000,
241-6102.
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.

JAX SOUTHSIDE/ Southpoint area, gat-
ed community w/pool, 2161sf,
4BR/2.5BA, $355,900. (904)294-2272.
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. 1106 Hagler Dr. W. By Appt.
HIDDEN PARADISE SUB. 2-story 3/2.5
bonus room, FP, pool, jacuzzi. Motivat-
ed. $345,000, (904)610-9831.
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.


REDUCED PONTE VEDRA
www.pontevedraliving.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
REDUCED $80,000!
688 Bonaire Cir., $485,000
Ocean Cay, Jax Beach
4/2.5, loft, scmed porch
.2573sf., upgraded & loaded
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD-
www.688bonaire.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate.







COASTAL REALTY



PABLO BAY
3/2.5 w/heated pool & expansive lake view. 2.5
car garage! 2658 sq ft! $555,000
S ; 4 6. 1 ,,. 1- ." .. ,l.

S BAY POINTE BA
3/2 1367 sq ft Just N of Beach Blvd 6ff San
Pablo Rd! $223,500
BOATERS DREAM!
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
NEPTUNE BEACH,
3/2 LOG HOME! "Approx" 2200 sq ft w/large
shady lot! $399,000!
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.
3/2 1691 sq ft Very well maintained home w/
Florida Room! $259,000
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/Golf Course
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.
HOME W/POOL
3/2 1450 sq ft in Isle of Palms! Just minutes
to the ocean! REMODELED KITCHEN!
$276,000.
POOL HOME IN PONTE VEDRA
4/3 2085 sq ft Corner Lot! In-ground pool!
$380,000 i
W -
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904-241-4447
www.helpusell.com/coastalrealty

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HAWKINS COVE, 4/3 home, fenced yard,
sprinkler syst. $345,000. 993-9191.
HIGHLANDS, NC, in town, mountain
views, 3BR/2BA on 1/2 acre, great poten-
tial. Call (601)580-2383, (601)428-8444.
AB, ROYAL Palms, 3BR/2BA, newly re-
modeled, tile, WDHU, fenced, $225,000.
(904)333-5350.

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.
HARB6R 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 $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.
ATLANTIC BEACH,. 2/1.5 townhomes,
fireplace, pool, WDHU, $99,500 firm,
241-8706, 607-9980.
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.
PONTE VEDRA Cranes Lake townhouse
2BR 2.5BA $180,000. Call 710-8858.
REDUCED ICW HOMES
GREAT HOMES GREAT PRICES
www.crosstheditch.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
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 e-mail 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.
PVB 2BR/2BA, ground floor, summer
house, $209,900; 1BR/1BA w/loft, Ocean
Grove, $169,900, 864-2440.
WOLF JQREEK, 2BR/2BA, $164,500,
(904)655-7923, Owner/ Agent.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB; $400K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
OCEANSIDE & OCEANFRONT condos
8tarting, at $499K. Eastwinds, Costa Vera-
no, Acquilus, Surfnside & more. Contact
Renee L. Baron,. Inc. for details at
'904)242-2821.
NICE 2/2 condo, CH/A, newly renov., new
appl. Incl frig, hvy dty w/d combo, range,
dw. Drapes, pvt. fcd. courtyard, Indry rm,
.office, stor. shed. Atl. Bch. New ac & car-
pets. Near pool & clubhouse. $260 Mthly
assoc. fees include all ext. r & m & bldg.
Insur. $129,900. firm. 270-2876.
PVB, 3BR/2BA townhome, $179,000. Sell-
er will pay up to $3000 closing cost w/ac-
ceptable offer. Mad 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.
PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962, (904)396-
9544.
JAX BEACH, ground floor 2/2, screened
patio, upgraded kitchen, SS appliances, 2
pools, tennis, fitness center, $189,000. Al-
so available 1/1, $159,900. Call Sandi
Chambers, (904)349-7980. Jacksonville
Real Estate Corp.
PV, 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $207,900. Consider lease
option. Vanguard Realty (904)463-7343.
OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
reat views. Elevator, pool and storage,
389,900. Owner/ Agent. 887-7053.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1 BA, 1 block to
beach, $225,000. Call (904)246-6758.
PONTE VEDRA CONDO
Seller will pay HOA dues for 20071
2/2, lake, fireplace $185K
www.nohoadues.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
PVB, LAKEFRONT condo, 2BR/2BA, ap-
prox. 1100sf, single story. Great for rental,
vacations, and TPC week. (904)610-5606.


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

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FOR SALE! 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.


NEPTUNE BEACH. Lovely 2BR apart-
ment in residential neighborhood, east of
A1A, quiet and secure. NS/NP. Must qual-
ify. $1200/mo. 247-7118.
NEPTUNE BCH duplex, immaculate, east
of AlA, 2BR/1.5BA, garage, screen porch,
$1200/mo. 234-5636.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1stAve. South,
1 & 2BR/1BA. $600 & $800/mo. (904)891-
0606.
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. i
2BR/ 1.5BA, fenced yard, CH/A, WDHU,
kit. equipped, 2112 Florida Blvd., NB.
$800/mo., credit check. 1-888-259-0783.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
CH&A, no pets, $750/mo. 891-0606.
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.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
91 STANLEY Rd. #3 (off Mayport Rd).
2BR/1BA. $625/mo. 338-5924.
GREAT SPECIALS!! Soleil at Ponte Ve-
dra Beach, offering 1 and 2 bedroom
apartment homes! Call Now!
(904)285-1431.
UNIQUE FURNISHED 1BR guest house
pool side on scenic canal. $225 per week
incl. cable, util., wireless. 349-0683.
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check. No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A,-f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $885/mo.,
891-0606.'
ONE BLOCK BEACH
TWO BLOCKS RAGTIME
Large 2BR/2BA; fenced, 500sf, patio, in-
door storage room, WDHU, DW, ceramic
tile floors, very private, many windows.
$1250/mo. 993-2555
BeachesApartments.com
JAX BEACH- 1 block to the Beach, ocean
views, close to downtown. Two 1/1's;
$900/mo. & $825/mo.. One studio,
$625/mo.. 904-233-8077. No Pets. App
fee.
2BR/1BA APARTMENT, washer/ dryer.
No pets. $800/mo., +$800/sec; deposit,
1511 4th St. N., Jax Bch. (904)742-6940.


CROSSWORD PUZZLE


ACROSS
1 Yesteryear
5 Sprayed
with a
chemical
10 Apply
finger paint
14 Author of
"The-
RubAiyat"
15 Piano piece
16 Spanish
river
17 Flower
18 Misdemeanor
committees
20 Allow
21 Foot part
22 Gobbled up
23 Occurrence
25 Toward
the stern
26 West Point
students
28 Moves
stealthily
31 Betsy Ross'
home: abbr.
32 Utter
34 DDE's
command
36 In
37 Wheel-less


vehicles
38 Reach
across
39 Rest on the
derriere
40 Garry or
Roger
41 Furniture
wood
42 Get away
44 Makes merry
45 Transportation
systems
46 More
infuriated
47 Common
contraction
50 Covering for
21 Across
51 Chic
54 In perfect
order
57 Row
58 Uvingstone,
to friends,
perhaps
59 Conscious
60 Before: pref.
61 Impersonator
62 Insignificant
.63 End
DOWN
1 Survey of


opinions
2 Renee, to
Rene, perhaps
3 Beer accom-
paniments
4 Put forth
effort
5 Fruits
6 Lopsided
7 Adorable
8 NYC's
time zone
9 ABC's
follower
10 Argue
11 Border
12 Incite
13 Petty officer:
var.
19 Direct for
information
21 Bristle
24 Opening
25 War deity
26 Ones who
work with
numbers:
abbr.
27 Nest
28 Relinquish
29 After-dinner
item
30 Barn division


32 Plum
33 Pronoun
35 Wallet
contents
37 Steeps
38 Except
40 Island
republic
41 Nothing
other than
43 Core
44 Man who
has had
8 wives
46 Garment
47 5/2 = two
half
48 Harvest
49 Projecting
piece
50 Tiff
52 See 59
Across
53 Word with
South or
seated
55 Plant juice
56 Overpowering
feeling
57 The: Sp.


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PVB. 2BR/2BA, fireplace, on golf course.
$1145/mo. 864-2440.
2BR/2BA, ATL Beach. New carpet, new
bathrooms, fireplace, fenced yard.
$900/mo. Avail 7/1. 249-8614 Iv. msg.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/.2.5BA condo,
w/club pool, tennis & more! $1075/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
Efficiency Apt, $650/mo., $650/ sec. dep.
9th Ave & 2nd St. N. 294-7163.
WOLF CREEK townhouse, 2BR/2.5BA,
beautiful pool & club house; all applian-
ces; gated community. $1150/mo. Call
(904)838-2898.


PONTE VEDRA townhouse, 2BR/2BA,
JAX BEACH 1/1 Efficiency, 1 block to lakeview, screened porch, fireplace; W/D.
ocean. $750/mo. 315-6558. $1000/mo. +$1000/dep. 904-571-5517.


JAX BEACH. 3PR/2BA. Executive,
Upgrades $1500bom6. 904-735-'6880.
JardinDeMerRental, holmail.com
OCEANVIEW, ATLANTIC Beach,
1BR/1BA, garage apt., just steps to
ocean! Laundry on property! $850/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.


ti S1 JAX BCH
',"' 2BRAPTS':
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse,
2BR/1.5BA, behind Publix, WDHU. Big,
clean, available now, $900/mo. 613-2171.


LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to' ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 110 Poinsettia St:,
Atl Bch. 241-2624.
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.
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/ 2BA TH.
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
$790/mo. $700/dep.'280-2728 Iv msg.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
fenced yard, great parking. $975/mo.
280-2805.
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,
JAX BEACH- 2BR/2BA condo, just 4 blks
to beach! $975/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
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.
NORTH JAX Beach. efficiency $515/mo.,
1BR $615/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
OCEANFRONT, 3BR/2BA condo w/ga-
rage! S. Jax Bchl $1700/mo. All South Re-
alty, 241-4141.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $900/mo. +$900/dep.
904-571-5517.
NEPTUNE BEACH, one bedroom apt.
CH&A, tile floors, WDHU, carport. 1 1/2
blocks to ocean. $850. 246-3739.
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
DUTTON ISLAND
3/2 townhouse, $950/mo. avail. 6/15
PONTE VEDRA
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1095/mo.
ICW
SAN PABLO
3/2, 2 car gar., 2180sf, $1500/mo.
BENTWATER PLACE
4/2, 2046sf., $1425/mo.
DRAYTON PLACE/"
4/2, $1600/mo. Avail. 7/7.
HARBOR WINDS
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.
LAKE LUCINA
3/1, 1056sf, $1095/mo. Avail. 6/15.
COBBLESTONE
3/2, $1195/mo. Avail. 7/1.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, $950/mo
3/2, $995/mo.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
DAYBREAK WOODS
3/2, $1000/mo.
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.
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Unfurnished Homes Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home Palms at Marsh Landing-JJB Screened porch,
Azalea Point PV 5BR/3BA, two story home w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new carpet, tile floors, amenities. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/
w/sunroom, great water views, club pool, fenced backyard. $1300/mo. end unit, vaulted ceilings. $1050/mo.
tennis. $2800/mo. The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1075/mo.
Marsh Landing PV 4BR/2.5BA, home w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled $1300/mo 2n floor un
overlooks beautiful lake, screen porch, porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. The olony P 2BR2BA, ground floor, east
fireplace, garage. $2200/mo. Intracoastal West ofA1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. s
Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home Lakecrest Southside 2BR/2BA, ground $1100/mo.
in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 floor w/attached garage, screened porch, The Villas at Marsh Landing JB
car garage. $2200/mo. private views. $995/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/private garage,
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has Point Meadows Place late Pkwy screened porch, wood floors, amenities.
covered lanai, lake views, private comer lot, 2 3BR/2BA. Newer 3rd floor condo, porch, $1100/mo.
car garage. $2150/mo. elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. Acquilus JB 2BR/2BA, oceanfront penthouse <
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to $1025/mo condo, pristine condition, gourmet kitchen,
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse w/ Brightwater (ate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end garage. $2700/mo.
garage, wood floors, balconies. $1850/mo. unit townhouse, screened porch, attached Furnished Condo
2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story garage, club pool. $1200/mo. Beach House -PV 2BR/2BA, condo w/den,
townhouse w/garage, upgrades, two wood Woodland Forest Kernan 3BR/2 BA home screened porch, upgrades throughout, club pool,
o balconies w/great ocean views. $1695/mo. w/large fenced backyard, tiled screened porch, bch access. $2200/mo.
0 Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home 2 car garage. $1395/mo. Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor
w/wood deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, Riverbrook at Glen Kernan Hodges luxury condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, I
cathedral ceilings. $1600/mo. 4BR/2.5BA, spacious home w/new tile, carpet screened porch. $3200/mo.
Selva ULinkside AB 3BR/2BA, home has golf and laminate, freshly painted, fenced yard.
course views, screened porch, open floor plan, $1600/mo.
garage. $1500/mo. Unfurnished Condos RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home Summer House PV Property Mangement
w has screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, Recently renovated, fireplace, amenities. (800)299-5616 (904)285-5640 ;
V 2 car garage. $1495/mo. 1BR/1BA, two story end unit. $875/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com
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May 30, 2007


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.

NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome. Balcony overlooking Intra-
coastal. PETS ALLOWED. $950/mo.
856-278-2895.
3BR 2BA house, kit., DR, LR, CHIA,
WDHU, hardwood floors/ carpet, 2 car
carport, $1200/mo. $800/dep. No pets.
1651 7th St. S., Jax Bch. 241-2624.
JAX BEACH, nice 3/2, large private
fenced yard. $1100/mo + security. No
dogs. 1341 Sunset Dr., 619-8555.
PONTE VEDRA, 757 Sandy Oaks Dr.,
3/2, 2 car garage, new carpet, eat-in kitch-
en, split bedroom plan. Available 6/1.
$1500/mo., Harrigan Properties, 333-
8462.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
BLOCKS TO Ocean and JTB, 3BR/2BA
on large lake beautiful sunset! $1525/mo.
463-4217.
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.
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.
PVB, 3/2 and family room, bonus room, 1
car garage, community pool & tennis,
1750sf, $1400/mo., 655-8245.
N. JAX Beach- 3BR/1BA, just 5 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1150/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
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, 1316 Pinewood, 3BR/1.5BA,
wood floors, WDHU, fenced yard.
$1200/mo. +deposit. (904)655-5227.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1200/mo. Dimension One
Mgt., 635-2488, 642-1759.
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.
PVB SOLANO Wood, 3BR/2BA, fireplace,
2 car garage, $1300/mo., + security, 651-
1496.
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.
3BR 2BA, kit., LR, laundry room, CH/A,.
WDHU, tile, carpet, carport, $950/mo,
$800/dep., no pets. 848 Bonita Rd., Atl
Bch. 241-2624.
JAX BEACH, 2040 sq. ft..
1 floor house,' 4BR/2BA, large bedrooms
w/individual door locks, 1445 Tanglewood
Rd. $1850/mo. (904)616-1126.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage off. San Pablo! Convenient to
schools! $1200/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
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.
JAX BEACH 1023 16th Ave. N. 3BR/1BA,
pool. Available June 1., (904)233-4516.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/2, fireplace, W/D, 1
car garage, new carpet and .paint. Pets
negotiable. Available July. ,1300,.mo
614-5096 after 6pm.
LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 199 11th Ave. N. 1950sf.
Block from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA, garage/
yard. $1795/mo. free utilities for 2 mo.
Available 6/1. (904)318-2121.
PV BEACH, 4BR/2.5BA, cul-de-sac, very
clean, small deck, large driveway,
$1500/mo +security deposit, 273-5653.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/2, fenced yard,com-
pletely remodeled, 1600sqft, $1600/mo.
864-6590.
ATL. BCH. cute, 2 story, 2/2, privacy
fence, 103 3rd St. West, $1175/mo., +
dep. Laurie 333-4442.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, WDHU, fenced
yard, A/C, new carpet, weekly yard care.
No smoking, small pet possible.
$1500/mo. +dep. 1yr. lease. 241-2552.
3BR 2BA 1-story house, 1850sf, w/ 2BR
1BA garage unit, CH/A, WDHU, blinds,
carpet, Ig Florida room, carport, Ig yard,
$2000/mo., $1000/dep. 347 3rd St., Atlan-
tic Bch. 241-2624.
3BR/2BA, JAX Beach, quiet neighbor-
hood. $1250/mo. +dep. (904)221-7667.
PV BEACH- 4BR/3BA, Sandy Oaks,
2000sf. Beautiful, Clean, Ready. Great
vaule at $1595/mo. 477-0148.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, LR, DR,
new kitchen, inground pool, garage, large
fenced-in yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
821-5067.
3BR/2BA TOWNHOME. 8-A Ponte Vedra
Court. $995/mo. 249-9387.
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA home w/2 car ga-
rage in Cypress Cove, Atlantic Beach.
Overlooks the Marsh- and Intracoastal,
spectacular sunset views, 1244sf. Close
to Naval Station and beach. $1200/mo.,
Call 509-0834.
S. JAX BEACH- Newly renovated
3BR/2BA home near Seabreeze Elem!
2 car garage! $1350/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
N. JAX Beach, 3BR/1BA + garage apart-
ment, newly remodeled, fenced back yard,
great neighborhood, $1250/mo + dep.
241-4630.



ATLANTIC BCH, 3/2 home rental, close to
town center, ASAP! 451-2593.


BEAUTIFUL 2BR condo on lake at
Cranes Lake, Ponte Vedra. $1200/mo.
(904)521-3200.
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
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, AlA east, TPC
neighbor, JTB convenient, Barbara (904)
708-3331.
PONTE VEDRA, Belleza, 2BR/2BA, W/D,
ground floor, lakeview, enclosed patio;
gated community. Avail. immediately.
(904)534-7464.
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.
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.

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OCEAN FRONT
AAAH BEAUTY Luxury, 2BR/2BA,
pool, sauna, fitness, $1675/mo.,
1-800-758-7658.


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.
2/1 PVB CONDO w/garage. Upgrades,
balcony, pool, hot tub, walk to TPC
course, restaurants, stores; $1185/mo.
424-7396.
3/2, 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.
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.
NEW CONDO at Pier Point, 3/2, top floor,
awesome view, $1525/mo plus deposit,
699-2439.
PONTE VEDRA Fountains, 3/2.5 town-
home, includes WD; resort amenities; min-
imum 6 months lease; 2000sqft.,
$1300/mo., 545-9669.
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA. Executive
Upgrades $1500/mo. 904-735-6880.
JardinDeMerRental@hotmail.com
PALMS @ Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA, gat-
ed community, all amenities, $850/mo.
880-4881, 607-4476.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, walk to beach, french
doors in every room open to outside, new
wood floors, vaulted ceilings, fireplace,
W/D, garage. $1050/mo. 233-1346.
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.
VILLA'S AT ML, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh
views all rooms, screened lanai, peaceful
and private. $1250/mo. 534-5875,
642-5480, 359-3102.
1/1, ON take, completely remodeled,
stainless steel appliances, W/D. All ameni-
ties incl. $850/mo. Call Maryanne
(904)537-6161.
JAX BCH, 2/2 newly remodeled condo,
LR, Florida room, 1 block to ocean,
$1250/mo. 247-0953 or 993-6004.
PVB- COLONY 2/2, french doors every
room; vaulted ceilings, new wood floor.
$1050/mo, 233-1346.
1BR/1BA 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.
REDUCED PONTE Vedral 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 con-
do, ocean view, $2800. Realty Executives,
Ponte Vedra (904)249-7676 press 2
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 791 Assisi
Ln. Carpet, dishwasher, W/D, appl., com-
munity pool, $850/mo. 463-2399.
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.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA at Valencia.
Pool, Fitness, Luxury condo. $1600/mo.,
flexible terms OK. 904-230-2871.
JAX BCH 2BR/ 2BA, frplc., W/D, 3 blocks
to beach, $1075/mo.:'Call (904)742*423.
ATLANTIC BEACH,'-2/I.5 'townhomes,
fireplace, pool, WDHU, $780/mo + securi-
ty. No pets or smoking., 241-8706, 607-
9980.
2/2 ON lake, remodeled, new appliances,
W/D, all amenities incl. $1100/mo. Call
Maryanne (904)537-6161.
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
Numey, 891-5843.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH/ OCEAN LINKS
3/2 w/garage, 1600sf, ground floor, end
unit, all amenities, one mile to beach,
$1350/mo. 273-8923.
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.
PVB-OCEAN LINKS Condo, 3/2, 1400sf
w/garage, 900 Ironwood Dr. #921.
$1500/mo., Open House, 6/2.
12pm-3pm. OceanBreezeMgt. 270-8805.
LUXURY, OCEAN views; mo., yr. lease.
Immediate occupancy. Bonnie, 343-7778.
PVB, WALK or bike to the beach!
3BR/2.5BA end unit townhouse. East of
A1A; 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.
2BR/2BA, OCEAN LINKS, ground floor
unit, across from clubhouse. $1000/mo.
Bruce Maguire (904)669-3059.
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
PVB, Ocean Grove 2/2, gated, lake view,
resort amenities. (904)273-5195.
$200 OFF FIRST MONTH, 2BR/2BA at
The Palms of Marsh Landing, lots of
amenities, W/D, lakeview, 1st floor.
$1125/mo. (904)553-2161.
2/2 ON marsh, upgraded countertops &
floors, new apple W/D. All amenities incl.
$1125/mo. Call Maryanne (904)537-6161.
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.


OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
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
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.



FURNISHED ROOM, private bath, Nep-
tune Beach. No smoking/ pets. Privacy,
$595/mo., 403-5734.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA house, 6th
Ave., Jax Beach, W/D, $650/mo includes
utilities & cable, 891-8277.
JAX BEACH. Teriffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $500/mo. or $550/mo
247-8913.
SECLUDED, ESTATE Home on the water
w/private bedroom, bath, kitchen privileg-
es. $500/mo. 249-0113.
ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of A1A.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.
PRIVATE ROOM & Bath, 1 block to
Ocean. $550/mo. +1/2 utilities. $550/de-
posit. Call (904)860-9240.


2040 SF., 1 floor, 4/2 house. Room for
4 roommates w/separate door locks. Won-
derful, spacious feeling. (904)616-1126.



ATL BEACH furnished room w/bath utilit-
ies included, washer/ dryer, $550/md.
+deposit. No pets. 249-6221, 868-5208.
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.
ROOM TO rent $625/mo plus dep. Utilities
included. 2 blocks to ocean, 521-8473.



TWO LARGE Offices: 9ft.x15ft. w/storage
space and 12ft.x24ft. $400/mo. each. Sep-
arate backdoor entrance, utilities included.
Located on 3rd St. (904)249-3863.
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY- Single office
220sf., private entrance, access to kitch-
en, conference room and internet connec-
tion. Call 904-813-8565 for details.
OFFICE SPACE, first floor, 1200sf,
1510-A2nd St. S., Jax Bch. 247-1800.
OFFICE SUITE w/2 offices, 500sf, kitch-
enette, bathroom. Atlantic Beach, 3 Blocks
to Ocean. $750/mo.+ utilities. 246-5708.



OFFICE, WAREHOUSE, shop space for
lease, free rent, 514-1090.
RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Atlantic Beach, 514-1090.



ADORABLE KITTENS free to good
home. 374-6870 or 7427633.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FOUND IN Atl Bch- Male Cat, gray w/ pink
collar, very friendly. Call 247-1717 to iden-
tify.
PET SITTING. Dog walking. Responsible,
mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.



CKC CHIHUAHUAS- 3 males, available
6/5. Call 241-2132.
BEAUTIFUL LOVE Birds with or without
cages; Peacock feathers. 744-5900
GERMAN SHEPARD female .puppy, 6
months, $350, 247-4548.



HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


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


DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.
INJURED? CALL attorneys Floyd Mat-
thews and Robert Guild- (904)384-0505 -
for a free consultation; offices in Jackson-
ville.



AUCTION NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
"Self Storage Facility Act"', Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; the personal property con-
sisting of clothing, personal items and
hquseaholdrgoods of:,.
Y8lahda ''Macon, AtI. Beach; -A092,
10x10, household goods.
Ruth Hughes, Atl. Beach, #A111, 10x20,
household goods. '
Carol Hutchens, Atl. Beach, #B212, 5x10,
household goods.
Hershel Harper, Atl. Beach, #B252, 5x5,
household goods.
Loretta Prewitt, Atl. Beach, #B256, 5x15,
household goods.
Eugene Bailey, Atl. Beach, #B261, 5x15,
household goods.
Jacki Martin, All. Beach, #C309, 10x15,
household goods.
Christopher Ham, Atl. Beach, #C334,
10x10, household goods.
Orlando Lepore, Jacksonville, #A140,
A141, 20x20, misc. items, boxes.
Drew Miller, Atl. Beach, #C373, A124,
D443, 10x20, 10x20, 5x10, clothing, misc.
boxes.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23rd, 2007, to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
fees. Disposition will take place at: Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids to
* compensate for all costs.
BL 5/23, 5/30


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
ARIZONA, YAVAPAI COUNTY
DO 820060454
Cindy Mae Koog Petitioner
and
Harold Mongcal Beeman Defendant-
SUMMONS
FROM THE STATE OF ARIZONA TO:
HAROLD MONGCAL BEEMAN
1) A lawsuit has been filed against you. A
copy of the lawsuit and other court papers
are served on you with this Summons
2) If you do not want a judgment or order
taken against you without your input, you
must file a written Response with the
Court. and pay the filing fee. If you do not
respond, the other party may be given the
relief requested in his or her Petition. To
file a written Response, take or send the
Response to the Clerk of the Superior
Court, Yavapal County Courthouse, 120
S. Cortez, Prescott, AZ 86303 or Clerk of
Superior Court, 3505 W. Hwy 260, Ste
102, Camp Verde, AZ 86322. Mail copy of
your Response to the other party at 1251
Peterson Rd., Camp Verde, AZ 86322.
3) Service by Publication is complete 30
days after the date of the first publication.
4) Copies of the court papers filed in this
case are available from the Petitioner at
the address at the top of this paper, or
from the Clerk of the Superior Court at the
addresses listed in Paragraph 2 above.
BL 05/30, 06/05, 06/12, 06/19

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a regular meet-
ing of the City Council of the City of Nep-
tune Beach, Florida, will be held on Mon-
day, June 4, 2007, at 6:00 p.m., in the
City Hall Council Chambers, 116 First
Street, Neptune Beach, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the City Council with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure, that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P.M., the
day of the meeting.
Lisa Volpe, CMC
City Clerk
BL 5/30/07


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Board of Adjustment for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold public hearings on Tuesday, June
19, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing variance applications:
BOA 07-100079 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Section:
34-336 (e)(1) e, for 43% lot coverage in
lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a swim-
ming pool addition to a single family dwell-
ing, for property located at 1834 Arden
Way, more specifically, Lot 20 except the
northeasterly 18.33 feet, Block 11, Ocean
Forest Unit Four.
BOA 07-100080 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Section:
34-336 (e)(1) e, for 42% lot coverage in
lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a de-
tached accessory structure to a single
family dwelling, for property located at
1806 Kings Court, more specifically, Lot 8,
Seagate Woods.
BOA 07-100108 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Section:
34-336 (e)(1) e, for 45% lot coverage in
lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a swim-
ming pool addition to a single family dwell-
ing, for property located at 329 North 15th
Street, more specifically, Lot 4, Tall Pines.
BOA 07-100113 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Section:
34-336 (e)(1) e, for 43% lot coverage in
lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a swim-
ming pool addition to a single family dwell-
ing, for property located at 70 Oakwood
Road, more specifically, Lot 20, Block 17,
Ocean Forest Unit Six.

A copy of the above referenced applica-
tion(s) is available for review in the office
of the Planning and Development Depart-
ment, 11 North 3rd Street, during normal
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p).
Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach

NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on is-
sues on this Agenda that concem them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.
BL 5/30/07


NOTICE OF SALE
The following property will be sold at pub-
lic auction per FI Stat 677.209-10 for stor-
age and other charges for which a lien on
same is claimed. Auction is June 8, 2007
at 10:00 AM at Jax Cycles
LLC (Lienor), 14603 Beach Blvd, Jackson-
ville FL 32250. Phone 904-992-1340. No
titles, as is, cash only.
2003 Motorcycle Frame, VIN
1C9SCV6033V891137
Motorcycle Engine #CE0519940,' Motorcy-
cle Transmission #10237 and other misc
parts, etc
Owner/Lessee: Clint Carter
Lienholder: Unknown
Interested parties, contact: State Filing
Service, Inc. 772-595-9555
BL 5/23, 5/30


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
(AMENDED)

Notice is hereby given that the Planning
and Development Review Board, acting
as the Local Planning Agency, for the City
of Neptune Beach will hold a monthly
meeting and Public Participation Hearing
on Tuesday, June 19, 2007' at 7:00 p.m.
in the Council Chambers, 116 First Street,
Neptune Beach, Florida. The following,
items are the on the agenda:
PDRB07-06 Application of Mr. Curtis
Winters D/B/A Sun Dog Seafood and
Steak for the property located at 207 At-
lantic Blvd. for.a Special Exception as de-
fined by Division 9 of the ULDC and Table
27-226-1. The request is to allow outdoor
dining.
V07-07 Variance Request of Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Geolz for the property located at
220 First Street to both side yards and
parking requirements. The request is to
demolish existing structure and building
new structure to be used as retail and stu-
dio.
PDRB07-07 Application for a Prelimi-
nary Development Order subsequent to
the approval of variance for Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Geolz for the property located at 220
First Street. The application is to build a
new structure.
PDRB07-08 Application of Neptune
Plaza, LLC for the property located 327
Atlantic Blvd. for a Special Exception as
defined by Division 9 of the ULDC and Ta-
ble 27-226-1. The request is to allow out-
door dining and fast food restaurant.
PDRB07-09 Application for a Prelimi-
nary Development Order Neptune Plaza,
LLC subsequent to the approval of the
special exception for the property located
327 Atlantic Blvd. The application is to
convert the existing drive thru and ATM to
a walk up/drive thru for Starbucks Coffee.
PDRB07-10 Application of Ms.' Rob-
erta Robson and Smoothie King. for the
property located at 240 Third Street for a
Special Exception as defined by Division 9
of the ULDC and Table 27-226-1. The re-
quest is to allow outdoor dining and' fast
food restaurant.
CPA07-01 Low Density Residential to
Commercial High: Application for a Com-
prehensive Plan Amendment. The appli-
cation is being made by Johnny E. Tucker
Trust for real estate numbers 172394-
0000, 178897-0000, and 172394-0000 lo-
cated south of Lemon Street and approxi-
mately 155 feet east of Eleventh Street.
The application will be available for in-
spection at City Hall 116 First Street, Nep-
tune Beach. Please contact the Communi-
ty Development Director, if you have any
questions or comments at 904-270-2400
ext. 34.
All interested parties may appear at this
.meeting and be heard with respect to the
proposed plan amendment.
Z07-01 Rezoning request from R-2 to
C-3. Application for Rezoning subsequent
to the approval the Comprehensive Plan
Amendment. The application is being
made by Johnny E. Tucker Trust for real
estate numbers 172394-0000, 178897-
0000, and 172394-0000.
The request to rezoning the property from
Residential R-2 to Commercial C-3.
PDRB 07-11 Mr. Edward S. Jones 200
First and 201 Lemon Streets requesting a
determination of Section 27-540(d).
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 pm the
day of the meeting.
BL 5/30/07


CASE NO. LD049722
SUMMONS (FAMILY LAW)
NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: DAVID
DORSETT
You are being sued. Petitioners
name is: SUZANNE DORSETT
You have 30 calendar days after
the Summons and Petition are served on
you to file a response (form FL-120 or FL-
123) at the court and have a copy served
on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will
not protect you.
If you do not file your Response on
time, the court may make orders affecting
your marriage or domestic partnership,
your property, and custody of your chil-
dren. You may be ordered to pay support
and attorney fees and costs. If you cannot
pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee
waiver form.
If you want legal advice, contact a
lawyer immediately. You can get informa-
tion about finding lawyers at the California
Courts Online Self-Help Center.
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), at the
California Legal Services Web site
(www.lawhelpcalifomia.org)., or by con-
tacting your local county bar association.
NOTICE: The restraining orders on
page 2 are effective against both spouses
or domestic partners until the petition is
dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the
court makes further orders. These orders
are enforceable anywhere in California by
any law enforcement officer who has re-
ceived or seen a copy of them.
The name and address of the court
are: LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT
6230 SYLMAR AVE., VAN NUYS, CA
91401
The name, address, and telephone
number of petitioners attorney, or the peti-
tioner without an attorney, are: SUZANNE
DORSETT, 22287 CASS AVE., WOOD-
LAND HILLS, CA 91364. 4
Date: March 28, 2007
JOHN A. CLARKE, Clerk
By: S. MEI Woo. Deputy (Assistant)
BL 5/30, 6/6, 13, 20

AUCTION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
'Self-Storage Facility Act' Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; The personal property
consisting of clothes, personal items and
household goods of:
403 & 725 Maria/ Lorena Flores
714 Susan Lamolinara
212/213 Jim Lennie
1111/902 Alan Payne
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2007, to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s). Disposi-
tion will take place at: THE STORAGE
BIN, 1001 13th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250. THE STORAGE BIN
reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BL 1/3,.1/10/07



IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
FOR DYSLEXIC, AUTISTIC, OR HEAR-
ING IMPAIRED children, Speech Pathol-
ogist of the year in Duval County schools
in 2005, Marilyn Bosworth, SLP, CCC is
setting up her summer schedule. If inter-
ested for continued reading programs for
your child,, call 273-8266. She is also
trained in Wilson Language Systems and
Linda Mood-Bell.
AMERICA'S DRIVING Academy Start
your driving career today! Offering cours-
es in CDL A. Low tuition feel Many pay-
ment options! No registration feel
(866)889-0210 info@americasdrivingaca-
demy.com. .
SUMMER MATH PROGRAM. Strengthen
math skills. Tutor through Algebra I.
Lyn Broderick 247-8609.


NO COST Job Training and Education for


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SGEDU a J'ob Clorps (88562-06 .'
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator training for
employment: Bulldozers, Backhoes, Load-
ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, Ex-
cavators; National Certification, Job Place-
ment Assistance; Associated Training
Services (800)251-3274 www.equipment
operator.com
ATTEND COLLEGE online. from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided. Financial aid if
qualified. (866)858-2121 www.OnlineTide-
waterTech.com.
DRIVER: DON'T just. start your career.
Start it right.! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST.
(866)917-2778.
MATH TUTOR, $20/hr. UF student. Call
Tim, 652-4905.
VIOLIN LESSONS for beginners. Reason-
able rate. 725-6802
AIRLINES ARE hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid ifqualified -
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387

PIANO LESSONS
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Certified.
Hands on Training. Job Placement Assis-
tance. Call Toll Free (866)933-1575. As-
sociated Training Services, 5177 Homo-
sassa Trail, Lecanto, Florida, 34461.



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.

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee..Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
PRENEED FUNERAL Sales- PT/FT,
Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home. All
leads supplied. Excellent commissions.
No experience necessary- will train. Life
insurance license a plus. Must be a self
motivator and enjoy meeting retirees. Call
Bob at 904-249-1100.

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
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 @ 1700
The Greens Way in Marsh Landing Busi-
ness Park. EOE/DFWP.
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:
khorne@cntre.com EOE.


COOKS & SERVERS, Bonnaroo Music
Fest, 249-8269.
CLEANING PERSON needed PT. Must
have car & phone. 3 hrs per day, $9/hr.
Call 384-0000.
CHRIST UNITED Methodist Church of
Neptune Bch is looking for a P/T Youth Di-
rector. Resumes may be sent to: Christ
UMC at 400 Penman Rd., Neptune Bch,
FL 32266. Call the church office at
249-5370 for more information. Interviews
will be conducted in June.
DESIGNER FOR pool company, autocad
or vision software experience. Call 998-
1811 or fax 998-2022.

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.
GRILL COOK, weekends & late after-
noons, weekdays. Apply at Hot Dog Hut,
1439 So. 3rd St., Jax Beach, 247-8886.
HOST/ HOSTESS, Bartender, Cocktail
Server needed. Please apply in person,
between 11am-2pm, to Giovanni's, 1161
Beach Blvd., Jax Beach.

LPNs
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at www.NFHSon-
line.com or call us at (904)241-1656.


WASTE WATER/ Lift Station Mechanics.
Statewide travel required. Health Insur-
ance. (904)249-8080, Fax (904)249-2277.
DRIVERS -CAR hauling career. Great
home time! Exceptional Pay & Benefitsl
Paid Trainingl Min. 1 yr. Class-A CDL exp.
req. The Waggoners Trucking (912)571-
9668 or (866)413-3074.
DRIVER NEEDED for company pickup
truck, 40hr. week. Call (904)591-0585.
PAINTER'S HELPER wanted, driver's li-
cense a must. Call 307-8012.
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.
DESIGNER FOR pool company, autocad
or visio software experience. Call 998-
1811 or fax 998-2022.

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 BIvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or
e-mail: julie@surfsidepools.net
S MACKENZIES
HIRING EXPERIENCED Line Cook, Serv-
ers and Maltre d'. Apply 100 Sawgrass
Village Dr. 543-9143.
DRIVER- CLASS-A CDL drivers- Now Hir-
ing OTR & Local Drivers- New Equipment;,
Great Benefits; Premium Pay Package.
Call Oakley Transport, (877)484-3042.
DAILY'S
CONVENIENT STORE Customer Service
Reps. Immediate openings, flexible sched-
ules. Call Job Line 596-3266.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
SEAMSTRESSES NEEDED for altera-
tions shop: Great hourly pay for work as
subcontractor. Make your own schedule.
Alterations experience required,
247-1391.
CLERICAL POSITION available. Typing,
dictation, A/R, Quickbooks, Excel, com-
puter skill C,:oll&ge degree or ieching
background prus Re xume lo
conul-_,'bel otrr rFie! Consoldaied Ulil-
tes lax (904i249.227
FACILITY MAINTENANCE Manager- Jax
Beach. Good people skills. All types of
support services: office, record keeping,
operations, including general mainte-
nance, janitorial and pool. Willing to train.
(904)940-6095, Email preferred:
billgoudy asg@bellsouth.net.
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.
FULL-TIME TEACHING ASSISTANT-
Child Development Research Center -
University of North Florida. Minimum re-
quirements: High School Diploma or
Equivalent, 45 Clock Hour Certification re-
quired by the Department of Children and
Families, CDA, Pediatric First Aid Certifi-
cations and one year of recent teaching
experience with children infant through
age five. Annual Salary: $10 hourly wage
- full-time employment, non-negotiable.
UNF is an Equal Opportunity/ Equal Ac-
cess/ Affirmative Action Institution. Minori-
ties, women, veterans and spouses of vet-
erans, and disabled persons are encour-
aged to apply. Please contact Jan
Goschke at 620-2374 for more informa-
tion.
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.
SALES
1 week's commissions: Lori M. earned
$7032, Anthony S. earned $4394. Proven
Leads, 100% Commissions. Closers
Wanted! 866-379-5045 x101.
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
INTERNAL MEDICINE HOSPITALIST
in Jacksonville, Florida
Send Curriculum Vitae to:
Baptist Health, Inc.
3563 Philips Highway, Suite 101
Jacksonville, FL 32207
LAWN BUSINESS seeking F/T help.
Good pay. Must have valid driver's
license. 626-9599.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd., Ponte
Vedra, 285-7924.
LICENSED REAL Estate Agent needed
for in house sales/ listings, 525-2638.
Help-U-Sell Coastal Realty.
HOUSEKEEPERS MONDAY-FRIDAY.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave message at 716-8824.


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

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
NOW HIRING Fine Dining Wait Staff, ex-
perienced Dishwasher, Bussers in PVB/
Intracoastal. The Bridge 377 S. Roscoe
Blvd. 285-1154.
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.
BOTTOM'S UP Diving Services.
Now hiring Commercial Divers. FT/PT.
(904)962-7901.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.

POOL CLEANER
w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply: Surfside Pools, 313
Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or fax resume:
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol.com
CLASS A CDL Drivers with Tanker En-
dorsement. Health Insurance. Tampa, Or-
lando, Ft. Lauderdale, Jax. (904)249-
8080, Fax (904)248-2277.
AL'S PIZZA hiring pizza makers and
cooks for all locations. Please apply in
person. Excellent pay and benefits.
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work FT/PT flexible shifts. Will
train. Great pay. Call today 270-2357.
LPNs
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at www.NFHSon-
line.com or call us at (904)241-1656.
VPK TEACHER
Teacher & Teacher Assistants. Church
preschool. 249-1204.
SMALL LOCAL Landscape business is
looking for people who WANT to work and
have transportation. Will train. Call
334-3157.
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.
ADJUNCT NURSING Faculty for Fall '07
Jacksonville University. Responsibilities
include med. surg. nursing clinical instruct.
Min. required: MSN & eligible to practice
in FL. Nursing ed. exp & med. surg. nus-
ing preferred. Apps. accepted until posi-
tions filled.' JU offers CCNE-accredited
BSN, MSN & online RN-BSN. JU supports
diversity. EOE. See JU's websites for
more information: www.ju.edu/administra-
tion/humanResources.asp Send JU facul-
ty application, letter of interest, unofficial
transcripts, CV and three letters of recom-
mendation to: Cheryl Bergman, MSN,
ARNP School of Nursing-Jacksonville Uni-
versity 2800 University Blvd. N., Jackson-
ville FL 32211
CARPET & VCT installers or helpers.
Hourly, paid vacations and holidays.
945-0102
ITALIAN RESTAURANT & Pizzera hiring
F/T Cook or Pizzaman. Experience prefer-
red. Ponte Vedra area. Call 273-0006.
DRIVERS: GET MOVING' 36-43cpm/
$1.20pm Sign On Bonus $0 Lease NEW
Trucks CDL-A + 3 mos OTR (800)635-
8669.
NO NIGHTS, No Sundays. Front Counter
help for First Coast Laundry & Cleaners,
610 North 3rd Street, Jax Beach,
246-2790.
LOAN OFFICER for fast growing commer-
cial/ residential lending company. Beach-
es area, experienced and able to start im-
mediately. Fax resume & cover letter to:
246-3442.
TEPPAN CHEF wanted. Chizu Japanese
Steak House. Apply after 2pm, 1227
South 3rd St.
OUR CIRCLE OF CARE
IS A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS.
Trusted team. Supportive leadership.
Smiling faces. You'll have a true sense of
belonging here within the Baptist Healthy
system at Baptist Medical Center Beach-
es. Joining a circle of care where every-
thing revolves around people.
Cook, Full & Part Time
Environmental Services Tech
Floor Finisher, Full & Part Time
Security Officer, Alternating Sat/Sun.
Phlebotomist
Lab Supervisor, 11p-7:30a
Surgical Tech
Sleep Tech
Excercise Specialist
MRI, 3-11p I .l,. .,1
r Ultrasound PRN .
Nuclear Med Technoil.gsil 8-4 30p, A-.F.
Radiology Transporter, 9:30a-6p
Come find out why you'll find more within
our circle. Apply online at:
www.e-baptisthealth.com/careers
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
1350 13th Ave. South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
EOE
HELPERS APPRENTICES with good driv-
ing record. Travel required. Health insur-
ance. 249-8080.
MARSH LANDING REALTY
Now hiring realtors.,
Call Rob at 285-7700.


AMERICAN MORTGAGE EXPRESS
CORP.
Seeking candidates for the position of
Loan Registration Assistant in our Sec-
ondary Marketing Department located in
Neptune Beach. Selected candidate will
be responsible for data input and registra-
tion of loans from brokers. This is an entry
level position requiring no prior mortgage
experience; however, reliability, organiza-
tion computer knowledge with experi-
ence, and excellent customer service
skills are a must. College Degree prefer-
red. We will train the right individual.
Please fax your resume to the attention of
Lance Winter at (904)996-3348- The
wholesale mortgage division of American
Mortgage Express Corp is an Equal Op-
portunity Employer. Medical, Dental, Vi-
sion and 401K available. Casual dress
and beach location are an added benefit.


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


DETENTION OFFICER: $17.32-$20.69
per, hour, 1,. -?i.n PHp.enix, Arin94 ;,MarL-.,
,c. opa. Counm y Sher.'O ,:.lcE. ,-E.:"e. lerq.
oene'll. o F- pper.ence rn.-.esiar. Cor,--
tact (602)307-5245, (8,7l35.-62"6, or
www.mcso.org. 400 vacancies.

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-
vertiset requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn the na-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.


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LARGE GARAGE Sale! Furniture, cloth-
TWO CEMETARY plots. Beaches Memo- ing, TV's, electronics, children's items. All.
rial Park, Atlantic Bch. $1200. 891-8133. must go! 2224 Marsh Point Rd.(off Florida
lBd,, Sa ,r C a,, di ,v8am-3 nm


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 decor 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!

BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
(904)858-9350.
DEMOLITION SALE, triplex,.Jax Beach,
appliances, cabinets, etc. Call 803-5344.
SOLID WOOD double doors, 6'8" high,
mahogany, $400. 234-4533.
WANTED: 10 homes to show off our new
lifetime exterior paint. Call now to see if
your home qualifies. (800)961-8547.
(Lic.#CBC010111)
MASSAGE TABLE. Has been used once
$300 OBO. Call (904)607-4071.
HD SADDLE bags for soft tail, leather w/
rigid interior. New $510, sell $300 904-
220-5757.
COMPUTER AS is, minus monitor, printer
included, $85 negot. 377-6643.
6 PIECE light rattan LR fumiture, very
good condition, $425 for all. 327-6025,
270-0555.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
GRANITE TOPS FOR LESS
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
www.GraniteTopsForLess.com
KENMORE REFRIGERATOR, works
great, $100.00, 247-7027.
FREE: NEAR- full tank of home heating oil
at beach, 731-514-1421.
GE STOVE, white, works great, $100.
Call 626-4863.
55 GALLON Saltwater corner aquarium,
stand and equipment. $200. 514-9389.
NATUZZI ALL leather sectional, color-
blush, cocktail table, 2 end tables, 2
lamps, all good cond., $650 OBO.
242-8132.
GIRLS BEDROOM furn.- two twin head-
boards, dresser, hutch, desk, lingerie
chest. Great price at $450. 824-0048.
STEEL BUILDINGS FACTORY Direct-
30x40 was $13,290, Now $6,820. 40x60
$21,859, Now $10,562. 60x80 $36,148,
Now $17,642. Sizes up to 100,000 square
feet. Dealerships Available (800)720-6857
OZ SUflF board, 9 ft., like new, $300,
241-0526.

GUN SHOW
June 2nd and 3rd, Saturday, 9am-5pm,
Sunday 9am-4pm at the Morocco Shrine.
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville.
North Florida, Arms Collectors. Info:
(904)461-0273.
NEVER USED chrome finished 3 wheel, 2
handled walker, $100., 246-2573.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350;
PRO FORM T35 Power incline treadmill.
Great cond. $225. 635-0425.


HAMILTON UPRIGHT Piano, original pia-
no from the old Gerorgia Package Store.
Make Offer. 247-8703. ,
SHINY-BLACK:;.Ibanez acoustic guitar.
Purchased brand new 2004. Played twice,
kept in case, $125. 249-5319.


HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.;


, AUCTION APALACHICOLA, FL, June 9th,
11am, 20 Properties. Condominiums, Gulf
View & Gulf Access Lots, Historic District
Home, St. George Island Lots www.jdur-
hamauctions.com (800)342-2666 J: Dur-
ham & Associates, Inc., J. Hendry & Asso-
ciates, Inc. AB#2013 AU2608.


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LOTS OF misc. stuff, name brand late
teens & young women clothing. 1639
Sea Oats Dr. Sat., 8am.
MISSIONARY MOVING! fum., kitchen,
etc. Fri. & Sat., 7am-?, 334 Oceanwalk Dr.
N.
FRIDAY, 8AM-2PM, 2643 Stem Dr. E.
and 2553 Stem Dr. S. small women
clothes & lots of stuff.
QUEEN BED w/headboard, toaster oven,
books, clothes, misc. household items.
Sat., 8am-3pm, 165 Sylvan Dr.



OAK HARBOR Baptist Youth Group
Garage Sale! June 2, 8am-lpm at 2765
SR AlA, 1/4 mile west of Mayport Rd.
Multi family. All proceeds help send Youth
Group to Church Summer Camp.


NEIGHBORHOOD Sale! Sat., Sun, 6am-
12pm. Comer of Vista Grande & Cabrillo.
Take AIA to Marlin to Vista Grande. Tykes
playhouse, etc. 543-1456.


ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, computer
desk, 6-drawer wrought iron and wicker
stand, desk. Saturday, 8am-noon. 14415
Pelican Bay Ct., off San Pablo Rd., North
of Beach Blvd.


DOCTOR'S BIG Estate. Banquet table 12
chairs. Brkfmt, Imari & Delft chargers,
bowls. Sterl: Tiffany inkwell, more! Jewel-
ry: Finest dia., Ig. emer. ruby, Costume.
Designer bags, clothes. Full, kitchen, ca-
tering, garage, patio. Lalique, Herend,
M.A. Hadley (tons) Sets china, flo blue,
etc. Great listed art: Chagall, Ig. bronze,
more. Royal Lakes (off S.S. Blvd. just S.
of Baymeadows Rd.) 8552 Royal Wood
Dr. Thurs. 9-4 Fri. 9-3 China Cat
241-0344-chinacatantiques.com


MOVING OUT? Nationwide, full service
mover. Reasonable rates. Quality service.
No hidden costs. One item or whole
house. We do it all! Licensed and insured.
Family-owned and operated. Gucci Trans-
port Movers DOT#777059. Make your
best move now. (800)634-3860.
FILL DIRT, top soil; small loads deliv-
ered. $125, Hickory Creek Nursery, 221-
0605.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES
Painting, lawn maintenance, pressure
washing, Honey Dos, 610-7768.



PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Travis at 588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates. License CAC1814887.
Credit cards accepted.


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FRI., SAT., 8am-noon; antiques, house-
hold items, 14550 Island Drive, Jax
Beach.



BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
1986 32' Wellcraft. A/C, generator,
T454S, $18,000. 858-1599, 859-9393.
2004 SEADOO GTI, 3 person, exc. cond.,
low hrs, Karavan trailer incl., $4500. Call
223-0709.
10'4" BASSTENDER, w/trailer, trolling mo-
tor, Bimini top, ready to fish. $1500. Call
Mike, 247-6744.


2005 HD Softail Deluxe, mint condition,
475 miles, pearl blue & white, chrome &-
extras galore. $19,000 OBO. 821-0430,.
1986 HARLEY FXRS, 1340cc, chrome,
bags, pipes, 12,500 mi. $7200. 992-0787.
HARLEY DAVIDSON, 05', black, Road
King Custom stg. one, windshield,
7500mi. Exc. cond. $13k firm.
(904)534-4726.


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, many other extras. Ex-
cellent condition, $14,900 OBO,
223-3198, 881-8120.


2002 DODGE Grand Caravan Sport. Ex-
cellent condition. Original owner. Only 44k
miles. $9,000. Call 249-6943.
1995 CHEVY 1 ton work van w/ladder
rack; runs good, $1500, 241-6102.



2000 NISSAN Ulnma GXE Immac. cond.,
only 75K mi., AT, 4DR, PW/ PL, cruise,
new tires, $6600 080. 887-9030.


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KEN'S LAWN CARE. Cut, edge, weed-
eating, landscaping, pressure washing,
grading and sodding. Free estimate.
252-6112.
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.


OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.



TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
' repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.

A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
notch work guaranteed. Painting, trim, car-
pentry, wood repair, pressure washing. Li-
censed/ Insured. Free estimates. 861-
9500.


CATERING: 20 yrs experience, personal- PRESSURE WASHING, painting, rotten
ized service. Will travel where needed.Will travel where needed, wood & drywall. References, no job too
224-0260. small. BC Construction 651-6139.


CLEANIriG 20 ,,rz experience,,new.,cqn,
slrucihon. reioenrai Bonded. 224-0260.
I DON'T cut corners, I clean them. For
reasonable fees, call Betty Lees. 238-
- 6435.
A SPECIAL Touch for your home. No
crews, individual and excellent references.
Licensed. Kim 568-4191..
CLEAN TO SHINE. Our company commit-
ment is 100%. Customer Satisfaction at
Affordable Prices. We .clean homes, apart-
ments, offices, RV's, new construction and
restaurants. For a free estimate call 514-
7009 or (904)779-0158. We will beat any
company prices.


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


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
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SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.


ROOFERS: EXPERIENCED with reliable
transportation, Lots of work. Tony
476-7279.


LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience. Tammy 373-0404.
EXPERIENCED NANNY available for F/T,
long-term position. Please call 891-2084.


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LICENSED PAINT
Contractor will paint any avg. size room
$95. Insured. (904)613-1271.
PAINTING & PRESSURE washing. 35,
years experience. Quality work. Interior/
exterior. Licensed. Free estimates,
219-1276.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
PAINT IT RIGHT! Interior, exterior. 'Free
estimates. Call Mike Williams, 285-2651.
25yrs. experience.


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O'GRADY BUILDERS- licensed and in-
sured; Additions, doors, windows, decks.
CBC #025179. Mike O'Grady 502-4455.
REMODEL YOUR BEACH HOUSE- Call
Robbie at Bay 1 Builders about remodels/
additions/ custom builds. Licensed/ Insur-
ed CGC1511900. (904)339-2131.
baylbuilders.com


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QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding, Pressure
Washing and more. 17yrs. experience. Li-
censed/Insured. 861-9500.
HANDYMAN SERVICES Odd jobs,
home repairs,painting & dump runs. We
respond. 904-631-2741 or 904-687- 4419.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
,dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.
REASONABLE, DEPENDABLE, repair
man. Name it, I'll fix it, 613-6571.


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SOUTHSIDE TREE Service. Enhance the
beauty of your trees. PALMS TRIMMED.
904-318-0569 Alan DeLoach


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CADILLAC DEVILLE '99. Loaded, leather,
sunroof, 60K miles, great shape! $6500.
827-1360
1998 NISSAN Pathfinder Excellent Con-
dition. Silver, auto, 2WD, PW, PL, PS,
new Pioneer CD player, 118,000 miles.
$6000. Call 868-7224.
VOLVO S60 Turbo, 2001, gold w/ leather,
moon roof, power seats & windows, 89k
mi. $9500. 824-0048.
SOLARA CONVERTIBLE, great condition,
pearl white/ tan leather. Gold trim, bra,
boot cover. Always hand washed and ga-
raged. New April '01. CD changer, alarm,
alloy wheels. $10,000 OBO (904)241-
7220.
1999 LINCOLN TOWN Car Executive Ser-
ies, $8975, 82,000 miles. List was
$39,100. Non smoker, 285-0219.
2002 FORD Escape XLT, $11,500 OBO,
44,700 miles, like new, leather, sunroof,
towing package, NAT, NA/C, power every-
thing. 821-0430.
ISUZU RODEO (SUV) 2001, black, excel-
lernt condition, 44K miles, $8300,
249-8126.
1995 LEXUS ES300, leather, CD player,
sun roof, green, 184K miles; $3000 OBO.
Call 241-4888.
1999 ACURA 3.2 TL, 124K miles, well
maintained, great car. $6500 OBO.
(904)626-1247.
1988 TOYOTA Carnry $1200 (941)716-
3277.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


Weekend beach volleyball action


Photos by Rob DeAngelo



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LEFT: Robin Mignerey, right, tries for a kill at the net as Dixie Skinner goes for the block during
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ABOVE: Tammy Needham gets low to return a serve during Women's Open pool play.


Women's Fitness
Registration is now open for
Beach Girls Fitness, an outdoor
fitness program for women.
Camps take place Monday
through Friday at 5:30 a.m.
andMonday, Tuesday and
Thursday at 8:15 a.m.
For more information phone
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568
or visit beachgirlsfitness.com.

Wrestling
The Beaches Intracoastal
West Wrestling Club will
begin its annual spring-fall
program at the Fletcher High
School cafeteria on Mondays
from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
.All wrestlers or new
wrestlers in the local area are
invited to attend. Wrestlers
visiting the local area are also
welcome.
Wrestlers will train in
Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-
Roman techniques for month-
ly FAW/USA tournaments.
Participants must be enrolled
in grades 6 to 11 (any school)
,to take part. Fee is $50 includ-
ing USA membership and a
club T-shirt.
Interested wrestlers may
contact club director Roy
Fallon at 233-5008 for more
information.

Habijax Project
Wednesday, May 30th will
kick off the Jaguars' annual
Habijax homebuilding blitz to
offer assistance to those less
fortunate.
Led by Wayne and Delores
Barr Weaver, members of the
Jaguars staff as well as ROAR
cheerleaders and players Tony
Pashos, Derrick Wim-bush
and Joe Zelenka will invest
sweat equity labor into mak-
ing the dream of a future
homeowner a reality.
Since 2001, the Jaguars have
sponsored 15 houses for
HabiJax. Of those 15 houses,
four have been worked.on by
the Jaguars staff, players and
cheerleaders.
The mission of HabiJax is to
eliminate poverty housing
and homelessness, and to
make decent shelter a matter
of conscience and action.
HabiJax helps families in need
build affordable houses,
which they buy at cost with
25-year mortgages, but at no
interest. These mortgage pay-
ments go into a revolving
Fund for Humanity that is
then used to fund the con-
struction of more homes.
HabiJax is the local affiliate
of Habitat for Humanity
International.
Habijax (Habitat for
Humanity of Jacksonville) was
founded in 1988. The first
home was built in 1989.


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