Weekend Edition June 29, 2007
An edition of The Beaches Leader
Vol. 45, No. 3 Serving the communities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Mayport since 1963
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photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Four of the members of FlatBlack (above), which makes its Freebird Live debut Monday, are related, and three live in
Palm Valley. They are Serena Bass (front), daughter of Ronny Bass (right), and Ronny's cousin Jason Bass (left).
Terry "Woody" Wood is a second cousin. They pose on the' Bass homestead with equine residents Dixie (left) and
Patty, and the family dog, Black Dog. Not pictured is drummer Mike Negron of Palm Coast. See story, B-1.
Bank blues returns to PV
by KATHY HARTMAN
It was deja blue all over
again Wednesday when the
Ponte Vedra Architectural
Review Committee (ARC)
was asked to OK a bank's
Haven Trust Bank asked the
committee to approve its
wall sign, which contains
letters in its trademark blue
The issue brought to
mind the ARC's tussle with
Wachovia, which in August
agreed to use white letters
on its bank on Palm Valley
Road after more than a year
of struggling to keep its
Haven Trust's headquar-
ters is being built on State
Road AlA in Ponte Vedra
Beach, just south of Ponte
Vedra Lakes Boulevard.
ments along major roads in
Ponte Vedra Beach must get
ARC approval for design,,
exterior colors, signs and
landscaping, and signs are,
often a sticking point.
Vivian Min, associate
* broker with Property
Solutions Real Estate,
Suwanee, Ga., started her
presentation by acknowl-'
edging to ARC members,
photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Haven Trust Bank being built on State Road A1A at Ponte Vedra Lakes Boulevard will
have to return to the Architectural Review Committee on several issues, among them
the colors for a wall sign.
"We have a disagreement
on the color of blue . .
blue is not allowed."
Then she tried several
angles in arguing for blue.
Other signs in the Ponte
Vedra area contain blue,
she pointed out.
The color is a trademark,
she said, for Haven Trust
Bank, which started in
Georgia and has a branch
in St. Augustine.
Landscaping with blue
flowers, she said, might
soften the effect of the blue
But ARC members were
"If you want to landscape
this with violet and blue
flowers, that's fine," said
ARC member Bill Warnock.
"But right now, that's not
going to get you a blue
Mike Koppenhafer, ARC
See BLUE, A-3
A1A improvements proposed
by LIZA MITCHELL
Proposed improvements to por-
tions of A1A will be discussed at a
public meeting Thursday, July 12 at
the Jacksonville Beach City Hall.
Officials with the Florida
Department of Transportation will
facilitate the meeting. Doors will
open at 4 p.m. with exhibits on dis-
play showing the scope of the work
planned from Pablo Avenue to 37th
Avenue South. Public comment will
begin at 6 p.m.
The project includes closing the
A1A median at Pablo Avenue, just
north of Beach Boulevard, to create
a longer left turn lane and reduce
the volume of crashes in that area.
At the south end, a raised median
will be installed at the intersection
of Ponte Vedra Boulevard and 36th
Avenue South to close that median
to vehicular traffic crossing A1A.
A new access road will also be
constructed from .36th Avenue
South to Jacksonville Drive.
South Upper 36th Ave
36th Ave. S. X
South Lower 36th Ave
Graphic by KRISTIN MACCAULL
X Indmas the median proposed to be dosed by the State Department of Transporation. Plans are
to mroute ll tffic toward 37th avenue South and Jacksonville Drive.
This "Virtual Van Gogh" was created for Flagler College
by the chief technical officer of MDI, a Ponte Vedra
Beach-based company. See story, A-3
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by KATHY HARTMAN
Members of the Ponte Vedra
Architectural Review Committee (ARC)
agreed Wednesday that the monument
sign near the Shell station on State
Road AlA is, in one member's words,
"prime time ugly."
The sign is one of two monument
signs on the commercial parcel
between Palm Valley Road and ATP
Tour Boulevard that are legal but do not
conform to the Ponte Vedra-Palm
Valley overlay codes.
The other is along Palm Valley Road
near Heritage Bank.
In a workshop session at the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library, ARC
members were asked to give their infor-
mal views on changes to the two mon-
ument signs plus a wall sign at the for-
mer Harris Teeter store.
The St. Johns. County Commission is
being asked to approve variances for
the three signs, and the ARC will even-
tually vote on what recommendation
to make to the commission.
The new tenant of the Harris Teeter
space will be The Fresh Market. Major
changes in old signs as is this case -
come under rules of the overlay district
and thus come under the purview of
See SIGN, A-3
in E-W travel
Another section of Nocatee Parkway
is set to open as early as Saturday,
shifting east-west traffic off another
section of County Road 210.
The new traffic pattern will begin
just west of the Intracoastal Waterway
bridge. The newly opened section will
allow traffic to, use the Nocatee
Parkway from the bridge to U.S. 1.
Nocatee Parkway ramps at 20 Mile
Road are expected to open in late
August, so until then residents of 20
Mile Road should continue to use 210,
according to a news release from St.
Traffic will continue to use only two
lanes until all four lanes of the park-
way are ready, which is also expected
in late August.
The western 3.2-mile portion of
Nocatee Parkway opened in early
March, with traffic using only the two
lanes on the north.
With the latest shift, traffic will be
using only the southern two lanes
until the road-is complete.
The Parc Group, master developer of.
the 15,000-acre development of
Nocatee, said the shift will take place
Saturday, weather permitting. The
development lies along both sides of
County Road 210.
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This photo of Capt. Sam
Floyd on the "Doodlebug"
is part of an exhibit about
Mayport Village. See B-1.
'FUN AT VBS
Wednesday during vaca-
tion Bible school at New
Beginnings Baptist Church.
"Nina" is part of an exhibit
of works by Jim Draper
that will open at Stellers
Gallery Annex. See B-3.
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Inow troops, died Wednesdayy
guy) or "Dot Hub" by his fel-
low troops, died Wednesday,.
June 20, in Iraq, of wounds
suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated
near his vehicle.
He was 38.
A native of Jacksonville, he
attended San Pablo
Elementary School in
Jacksonville Beach and gradu-
ated in 1986 from Robert E:
Lee High School, where he
played tuba in the Lee
Generals' marching band.
He enlisted in the Army
after high school and served
with the 24th Infantry
Division during Operation
Desert Storm. He also partici-
pated in Operation Just Cause
He was a 14-year Army vet-
eran and a senior line medic
with the 1st Battalion, 64th
Armor Regiment,: 2nd Brigade
Combat Team, 3rd Infantry
Division. He ,h4ad been, sta-
tioned at Fort Stewart, Ga., fr-
He served two previous
tours of duty in Iraq in 2003
and 2005. iHe had recently
begun his third tour of
Operation Iraqi Freedom.
His decorations include the
Combat Infantryman's Badge
and the Combat Medical
He attended Christian Life
Fellowship Church in
Cobbtown, Ga., where he
played the bass and also per-
formed, with the church's
Survivors include his wife
Dana Hubbell of Metter, Ga.,
a son, Army Pfc. Darren P.
Hubbell Jr. of Sumner, Ga.; a
daughter, Marina Hubbell of
Sumner; stepsons Franklin
and Nash Rigdon of Metter;
mother Darlene (Kim) Larsen
of Jacksonville; brothers Jared
and Chad Larsen of Virginia;
father Gary Hubbell of
Jacksonville Beach; grand-
mother Marion Hubbell of
Jacksonville Beach; uncles,
Kevan Hubbell of Macclenny.
and Clifford (Diane) Hubbell
of Buford, S.C.; and a cousin,
Ashleigh Hubbell of
Funeral services will be held
at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at
Christian Life Fellowship
Church in Cobbtown, Ga.
Visitation will begin at 10
Burial with full military
honors will be in the church
Morgan Family Funeral
Home of Metter is in charge
John DeWitt Hull, Jr., born
June 21, 1917 in Tulsa, Okla. to
John and Mary (Stewart) Hull,
died June 26, 2007 in
Stockholm, Sweden, five days.
after his 90th birthday."-'.
Hull attended the 40hoate n
School in Wallingford, Conn.
and Cornell University in
Ithaca, N,Y. On Feb. 21, 1942,
he married Virginia Law in
Towson, Md. They resided in
New Vernon, N.J., where they
raised a family, daughter Mary
S. Hull and son John D. Hull
Hull served as a civilian advi-
sor with a rank of Major.during
the Korean War. He was an.
executive vice president for
Walter Kidde Company.
In 1970, Hull moved to
Stockholm and launched his
second career as an interna-
tional consultant. He married
Astrid Akerman of Stockholm
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died June 25,
2007 in Jacksonville, Florida
surrounded by her loving fam-
She is survived by Joseph
Francis, her husband of 53
years of marriage; 7 children,
Joseph Jr., David, Debra,
Diane, Brian, Jenifer and
Reed; 8 grandchildren,
Wesley, Angela, Olivia,
Madeline, Fallon, Dale Jacob,
Gannon, and Jesse; and one
sister, Margarite Bates.
Family, faith, and friends
meant everything to her and
she was a very loving, giving
person who always thought of
others first, her 'family said.
She thoroughly enjoyed family
gatherings, walking the beach,
swimming, quilting, reading,
A visitation is scheduled
from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, June
30, with a Catholic funeral
service 11 a.m. in the chapel of
Home, 850 St. Johns Bluff Rd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32225. Fr.
Lawrence Mulinda will be offi-
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be provided to
Community Hospice of N.E.
Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Frederic S. Mann
Frederic S. Mann, 93, of Atlantic Beach, FL
and New London, NH, died June 24 after a
lengthy illness. Son of Florence Pitcher and
William Albert Mann, he was a resident of
Needham, MA for many years. He graduated
from Needham H.S., was active in the
Congregational Church and in many town
organizations. He graduated from Bowdoin
(Class of 1936) and Babson Colleges. He was a
Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Mann
was predeceased by his wife Binna B. Mann and
leaves sons, William and Lawrence and grand-
children Meredith, Sarah, Kristina, Eric and
Zackary Mann and wife Elizabeth (Mudge).
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m.,
Friday, July 13 in the Community Presbyterian
Church in Atlantic Beach and at a later date in
Donations in lieu of flowers will be appreci-
ated by Community, Hospice of Northeast
Florida 4266 Sunbeam Road Jacksonville,
Florida 32257 (904) 268-5200
Services under the direction of Quinn-Shalz
Tsuyuko Kapuscinski, 62, of
Jacksonville died June 25,
2007. She was born July 4,
1944 in Hiroshima, Japan.
Kapuscinski met her hus-
band, Richard, while he was
stationed with the United
States Navy in Tokyo, Japan.
They married on May 17,
1968. Throughout the rest of
her life, she was a devoted wife
and dear friend to her hus-
band, the family said.
Kapuscinski worked for more
than 25 years for the Sawgrass
She is predeceased by her
mother and father, Shigeto and
Tukimi Mizuguchi; her moth-
er- and father-in-law,
Benjamin and Frances
Kapuscinski; and brothers,
Toru and Megumi Mizuguchi.
Kapuscinski is survived by
her husband of 39 years,
Richard; sister and brother-in-
law, Masatumi and Yayoi
Ueno; sister-in-law, Florence;
brothers-in-law and their
wives, Edward and Florence
and Ben and Marie; nieces and
nephews, Ryota, Yohei, Yutori,
Sayomi, Miyuki and Naomi;
nieces ahd nephews-in-law,
Michael and Susan, Edward
and Carol Ann; great nieces
and nephews-in-law, Mickey,
Ashley, Raymond, Wayne,
Sharon; Edward and Charlie;
Kapuscinski be interred in
her family plot in Japan.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.
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1992 with his wife Astrid. They
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Left to mourn his passing are
his wife, Astrid Hull of
Sarasota; his children, Mary
Stewart. (John) Thorkildson of
Stephen, Minn., and John
DeWitt Hull III of Atlantic
Beach; and granddaughter,
During his life, Hull made
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PV father & son deliver latest medical IT
by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Learning by doing is the
approach father and son team
Richard and Ted Willich incor-
porate in their Ponte Vedra-
based company, Medical
The $100 million a year infor-
mation technology (IT) compa-
ny is one of the largest medical
providers for the Federal Bureau
of Prisons and is a leader in
healthcare management sys-
"We're putting a revolution in
healthcare delivery at our
clients' fingertips," said Richard
Willich, CEO of MDI.
"Advancements such as
E.A.R.LSM allow customers to
analyze data accurately, effec-
tively and consistently so they
can improve the quality and
efficiency of the care their
Analysis and Reporting Log],
unveiled just last week, docu-
ments a patient's medical histo-
ry electronically to streamline
and secure vital health informa-
tion. The development is what
the Willich's are most proud of
since they founded the compa-
ny in Virginia in 1992.
"The development of stan-
dards for Electronic Medical
Records (EMRs) interoperability
is at the forefront of the nation-
al health care agenda," said Ted
Willich, MDI executive vice
"This not only increases effi-
ciency, but also provides clarity
for medical providers and their
In addition to 27 facilities
with the Federal Bureau of
Prisons, MDI serves private cor-
rectional companies, state and
municipal governments, private
business and corporate entities
and self-insured companies.
MDI has regional offices in
Los Angeles, Dallas, Virginia,
Orlando and its headquarters in
Ponte Vedra Beach. Richard
Willich said success stems from
MDI's "embedded IT" model,
which brings IT managers to the
daily business operations of
"The IT side of their brain
takes notice of the industry's
business processes that are ripe
for improvement. The learning
by doing approach stimulates
each embed to translate their
technological knowledge and
analytical abilities into solutions
for more efficient business per-
Richard Willich and his wife
Nancy reside in Ponte Vedra, as
do two of their three children.
Ted Willich lives in Ponte Vedra
with his wife, Julie, and their
children Cassandra, 18,
Stephanie, 15, and Alexander,
MDI relocated its headquar-
ters from Virginia to Ponte
Vedra Beach in 2003 to expand
its IT tech hires. MDI expected
to recruit 25 people, but four
years later there are more than
100 employees locally. MDI
recently bought the first com-
mercial property in the Nocatee,
being developed west of the
Palm Valley bridge, to expand
its growing business.
Patrice Williams began her
career at MDI in 2003 as an
entry-level claims administrator
and worked her way into her
current position as assistant vice
president of claims administra-
"Over the course of my
employment at MDI, I have
experienced tremendous -devel-
opment both in my career and
personal skills," Williams said.
"Fortunately, they could look
beyond my self-perceived short-
comings to see potential for
leadership. For this, I will be for-
And the Williches are no
strangers to working their way
to success. Both Richard and Ted
served as infantry officers in the
Marine Corps. The father served
in the Vietnam War (1965-1966)
and the son served in the Gulf
War in 1991.
Richard grew up in Chicago
and worked for a number of
companies upon his return from
Vietnam before moving his fam-
ily to California. In California,
he started a design and con-
struction company that special-
ized in electromagnetically
shielded buildings for the med-
ical and defense industries.
At the time he sold that com-
pany to a Fortune 500 firm, it
was ranked 11th in the country
of fastest-growing companies by
The Williches also give back
to the community. This year
MDI has donated $100,000 to
the development of Ponte Vedra
Bird Island Park and $50,000 to
the Police Athletic League. The
company also has donated to
MDI also recently donated a
"Virtual Van Gogh" computa-
tional design to Flagler College
in St. Augustine. Jason Green,
MDI's chief technical officer,
programmed his computer with
the ability to produce original,
The same artificial intelligence
principals used in the design
have been applied by MDI in its
internal operations software.
Ponte Vedra residents Richard Willich (left) and his son Ted
Willich founded Medical Development International (MDI) in
1992 and moved its headquarters to Ponte Vedra in 2003.
Sign: Sunset provision in code takes effect in 2009
Continued from A-1
the ARC, which did not review the original
The Planned Unit Development for the site
-. was approved in 1997, before the overlay rules
0 : Jack Pope, Ponte Vedra planning adviser,
.. reminded ARC. members that non-conforming
"j.signs must be brought into compliance by
S"My opinion is, I can't wait for this one to
Expiree" ARC member Marcy Silkebaken said of
the monument sign on AlA, which is larger
2 9 629. 2 49 than the newer code allows and has bright yel-
,- nj ~ low lettering. .. .
xoro 1n._riai.ns.U:..4 ,U ARC.members typically!favor white lettering
.- ....--.-. -. --., The other ARC members agreed that it would
photo by KATHY HARTMAN be Best to let the sign die a natural death.
This sign at State Road A1A and ATP Tour Boulevard came under discussion "It's a mess," said Bill Warnock. And Ed
Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach. Shafer said the sign is "prime time ugly."
Blue: Bank gets lesson in ARC sign preferences
Continued from A-1
chair, explained that some
signs in Ponte Vedra have
numerous and bright colors
because their construction pre-
ceded the 1999 overlay ordi-
"Some of these signs were .
not reviewed, by us,"
Koppenhafer said. He said a
business might be restricted to
a white sign "while there
might be a sign next door that
is all the colors of the rain-
"The blue is just not going to
work, said Warnock. "We had
the same exact arguments the
last time we went through
In July 2005, the ARC heard
similar arguments from
Wachovia, whose signs were
put up at 3795 Palm Valley
Road before getting ARC
At that time, issues of free
speech, trademark protection
and a nearby Publix sign were
raised during an exchange
between Wachovia representa-
tives and Koppenhafer.
The" ARC's denial of
Wachovia blue for that sign
was appealed to the St. Johns
County Commission, but com-
missioners in December 2005
sent the issue back to the ARC
The following August, the
ARC gave Wachovia its OK for
the bank's wall sign with
The Ponte Vedra overlay
ordinance requires external
colors on commercial build-
ings to be "nature blended"
with hues that are "subdued,
consistent and compatible"
with colors on surrounding
Haven Trust representatives
didn't fare any better when
presenting their plans for land-
scaping and a second wall sign,
which is allowed only if a
building fronts two roads.
"We purchased the lot as a
corner lot," Prakash Patel said
.in arguing that it should be
allowed two signs. He said a
neighboring business has two
"Well, I don't care about the
neighbor," replied Jack Pope,
Ponte Vedra planning adviser.
"I suggest you read the Ponte.
Vedra zoning code."
Pope said a second wall sign
would require a variance, and
no application for a variance
had been filed.
ARC member Kevin Benedict
* said the plan for a row of vibur-
num plants was too linear. "I
think you may want to . .
rearrange it in a more free
photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Prakash Patel (standing) discusses plans for Haven Trust Bank
with ARC members Alison McCallum (back, from left), Bill
Warnock, Marcy Silkebaken (hidden), Mike Koppenhafer and
Kevin Benedict. At front left is Jack Pope, adviser.
Jorge A. Aguilar, M.D., P.A.
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ARC members OK'd black
fencing at a retention pond, a
dumpster enclosure and a flag
pole with aluminum finish,
but said the applicant must
return with its plans for a wall
sign, landscaping and lighting.
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at 320 N. 1st St. The applicant proposes to amend the project
narrative for this RD zoning district to include 3,100 s.f. of
outdoor seating, and beer and wine drinking establishments
as permitted uses for first floor tenants'of the building.
A public hearing on this application is scheduled as
Jacksonville Beach Planning Commission
Monday, July 9,2007 7:00 p.m.
The public hearing will be held on the date and time listed
above, in the City Council Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd
Street, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, This application and other
documents are available for public review at the office of the
Planning and Development Department, located at 11 North
3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, during normal business
hours (M-F, 8-5). Dependent upon a decision of the Planning
Commission, a public hearing will be scheduled for the 1st
Reading by the Jacksonville Beach City Council.
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From the Palatka Daily News
We did it to ourselves and Florida's Legislature is giving
us a chance to make matters worse.
Yes, we are talking about property taxes. When we
voted in 1992 for the Save Our Homes constitutional
amendment, we capped the amount of tax increases on
homesteaded property to 3 percent a year. We also creat-
ed a monster. Over time the taxes we paid did not match
the amount our newer neighbors had to pay for property
of similar value. The burden on landlords and other busi-
nesses became skewed. We paid the price. Goods and
services became more expensive. We could not move
.without losing our tax exemption. Since homesteaded
properties were not paying their fair share over time, we
adopted impact fees to get money for government up
front. It became harder to become a Florida homeowner.
Add the whammy of increased hurricanes and
increased insurance and fuel costs that resulted, and we
ended up with a slowing economy and in a special leg-
islative session to ease property tax burdens. Lawmakers
crafted property tax cuts based on the past performance
of local governments and presented a constitutional
amendment with deeper property tax cuts depending on
a vote of the people in January.
The legislative tax cuts seem mostly tolerable, but the
constitutional amendment is scary for several reasons.
The amendment, if passed, would let homesteaders
pick between two options. They could keep their current
exemptions or go with taxes based on a 75 percent prop-
erty value exemption on homes assessed at $200,000.
The next $300,000 of value would get a 15 percent
exemption. The amendment allows a minimum exemp-
tion of $100,000 for low-income elderly and a $50,000
minimum exemption for every homesteader. The catch
of the second option 'is that future property assessments
would not be subject to the Save Our Homes amend-
ment. Tough choice.
Also, the amendment would apply to school property
taxes as well as local government taxes. That is worri-
some. A free education is not free.
The amendment offers no additional savings for com-
mercial, industrial and. non-homesteaded residential
properties. The result is likely to be higher prices for
goods and services, higher rents for renters and fewer job
The amendment also requires the Legislature to limit
tax increases by local governments. While this might
keep local governments from recouping losses through
higher assessments, it also is likely to cap the growth of
local government revenue at a level below the cost of
maintaining services. It is likely to prevent needed
improvements in various governmental services.
Because of another constitutional amendment that we
passed, it will take a 60 percent favorable vote to adopt
the tax-cut amendment. That is a tall order considering
the uncertain impact of this proposal.
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Editor, Ponte Vedra Leader
Salivating for 'bawled paynuts'
Iwas coming home from a busi-
ness trip to Ocala recently when
I happened upon one of those
little produce stands along US 301.
I'm a sucker for them, even if I
don't need homegrown tomatoes,
fresh cucumbers, Vidalia onions or .
gall berry honey. By the time I
leave one of these highway garden :
spots, my backseat is usually brim- I
ming with stuff I don't need but
just had to have.
Anyway, I spied the produce
stand ahead and my car just natu- JOE PA
rally sort of slowed and nosed its GUEST CC
way in that direction. Then I saw
the sign: Boiled Green Peanuts.
Not just boiled peanuts. Boiled
green peanuts. To the uninitiated, there's a huge
difference. We'll get to that later. Being a
Cracker and, by extension, a connoisseur of the
legume that starving Confederate soldiers made
famous, I began mentally calculating how many
pounds of the delectable salty snack I could pur-
chase and still have enough cash to load up on,
homegrown tomatoes, fresh cucumbers, Vidalia
onions and gall berry ,honey I didn't need but
just had to have.
The moment I stepped out of the car into the
torrid afternoon heat, the slightly tangy, yet
earth) aroma of simmenrng goobers grabbed me
by the nose and dragged me across the dirt park-
ing lot. At the far end of the produce stand was
a kettle half full of God's most precious gift to
Southerners and the bane of Yankee palates
everywhere. I was standing there salivating
when a tiny woman in a checkered shirt and
faded jeans appeared at my side.
Which is Cracker for, "Sir, how would you like
some of these boiled peanuts?" I told her I
would love some but that I needed to reserve a
little cash for "sumemerematerscukesvidayao-
nionsangawberryhoriey." Delighted at convers-
ing in the mother tongue, Miz Checkered Shirt
reckoned that she could cut me a deal on the
peanuts, seeing as how it was getting on in the
afternoon and business had slowed. I settled on
four pounds and laid tracks for home, munch-
ing all the way. Shells and all.
Properly prepared boiled peanuts or bawled
peanuts, if you're from the Deep South, have to
be green, that is, freshly harvested. In a pinch,
reconstituted 'boiled peanuts
will do. These are dried peanuts
from last season that have been
soaked in water. They'll do,
much like having your tooth
pulled by your mechanic will do
if you can't find your dentist.
Frozen bawled green peanuts
It's heresy to eat them from
..- the can, although I facilitated
S this sin once upon a time 30
years ago. My pregnant wife
ALMER awoke one late, cool April
LMN IST evening craving.bawled -
)LU MNIST peanuts. I told her she was out
of luck. You can't Usually start
finding green peanuts till
around June. I pleaded with her to eat some
pickles and ice cream and go back to sleep. But
noooo. She had to have her dang bawled
peanuts. My wife's a card-carrying member of
GRITS (Girls Raised In The South). I knew trick-
ing her into eating the roasted peanuts we had
wouldn't work, so. off I went on a quest for the
Holy Grail of Southern snack food.
Around midnight, impatient, cranky and
sleepy, I stumbled upon. a can of Old El Paso
Boiled Peanuts in a Jiffy Store. I hated myself for
it but.it was that or crawl from store to. store. tillh
dawn if necessary because.myi ife ngla it,plain
I'd better not come home empty handed. She
attacked that can.of peanuts like her life and
that of our unborn son depended on it, ate half
a handful, then looked at me accusingly and
said, "Yuck! These things are gross!" She tossed
the rest and went to sleep whimpering.
When I was a kid, we used to buy green
peanuts by the bushel. Mama would boil them
good and hard, then turn the burner to low and
let them simmer most of the day. Then she'd
turn off the burner and leave them to steep in
their brine solution all night. The next morning,
my little brother and I would pack them in
small paper bags, stack them in cardboard box
tops from the Piggly Wiggly and tote them all
over town selling the bags of bawled peanuts for
a dime apiece.
I can still hear those old guys in the barber
Which is Southern for, "Hey boy, got any of
those boiled peanuts today?"
Joe Palmer is a resident ofFernandina Beach.
To the editor:
Don't you just love Ponte Vedra. For years
and years they have wanted to have a. Ponte
Vedra High School. They wanted it so badly
some were even willing to sacrifice the Guana
Wildlife Preserve for a site. Then with total dis-
regard for the people living in Dolphin Cove
some wanted to put it behind Talbot's, despite
the fact that the site was too small.
Now they have a site and the school in under
construction. Are they saying 'Thank You
Lord' for our Ponte Vedra High School, a school
named for us, a school whose athletics and
scholars can finally bring fame and recognition
to Ponte Vedra? Not exactly. A few, well mean-
ing souls, want to name it The Ebby LeMaster
High School rather than Ponte Vedra High
I knew Ebby. LeMaster for over 25 years.
When I wrote for the local newspaper in the
late 80's he would call me at 8 a.m. on a
Saturday to comment on what I had written.
He was funny, pointed, and gracious, even in
disagreement. He loved Ponte Vedra, but was
just as able to laugh at their foibles, as protect
I can image him saying, with a twinkle in his
eye, "Well Mary, it is in Palm Valley, I suppose
you want it named Palm Valley High School?"
Then we would both laugh.
One of the things that irritated both of us,
was the TPC announced, as being held in
Jacksonville. After many complaints, they gra-
ciously stated it was located in Ponte Vedra.
One last reminder, whenever Nease won a
Championship, Nease was located in either St.
Augustine or in St. John's County. Now we
won't care where they locate it, cause it will be
known as the Ponte Vedra High School. I
think Ebby would like that.
Mary F. Kohnke
Ponte Vedra Beach
School will always be identified as Ponte Vedra HS
To the editor:
Regardless of how much some would like
another name for the new high school, it will
always be known as the Ponte Vedra Beach High
Over the years, many fine young people will be
proud to say, "I am a graduate of the Ponte Vedra
Strangers will not have to ask, "Where is that?"
As a result of the achievements of Mr. LeMaster
and the work of many other long-term, dedicat-
ed community servants, Ponte Vedra is known
around the world.
LeMaster Drive was so named to honor his
many contributions to the community and will
stand forever too remind others of his work.
From what I can learn about him, I believe he
would want the school named for the communi-
ty he served and not for the contributions of one
Oddly enough, the contributions our fine edu-
cators make every day are rarely recognized with
such great honors. It is equally true most of the
educators in our society have been women but
few have been recognized.
Women and especially mothers are the part of
our population that has made the greatest contri-
butions to the schools in Ponte Vedra Beach with
little thanks or recognition.
If we just have to give the school another
name, let's name it to honor a woman the part
of our community that deserves so much for
their unparalleled contributions but are rarely
considered in the naming of roads, bridges and
A. G. "Gus" Slayton
Ponte Vedra Beach
TO THE EDITOR:
credit for PV
To the editor:
Many of us who have lived
most of our lives in the Ponte
Vedra or Palm Valley area cer-
tainly agree that our new high
school should be named after
Edward B. LeMaster.
Ebbie was the backbone of
this community since his hon-
orable discharge from the Air
Force after the Korean War, and
he spent over 50 years working
for the Ponte Vedra community.
When Ebbie started working
for the Ponte Vedra Community
his father Joe LeMaster, was the
President of the corporation.
Life must have been pretty
tough working for his Dad.
Ebbie stared at the bottom of
the corporate ladder and worked
his way up. In 1959, Joe
LeMaster was needed back in
the mortgage business with the
parent corporation, Stockton,
Whatley, Davin & Co. My
father became President of the
Ponte Vedra Corp. and in 1960
he recommended Ebbie for the
job. Ebbie remained President
until 1972, when he resigned
.over the incorporation issue.
General American Oil, the par-
ent company by then did not
like the idea of incorporation
and Ebbie did. He was then
selected by Charles Frazer of
Hilton Head fame to be
President of all Charles Frazier's
Resorts. Ebbie never moved
from Ponte Vedra. His office
became Amelia Island, but his
home remained in Ponte Vedra.
. Nothing happened in Ponte
Vedra that did not have Ebbie's
One of the most important
issues that has ever faced Ponte
Vedra was the removal and
rerouting of A1A. For those who
don't know AlA ran right along
the beach, presently Ponte
Vedra Blvd. and was moved to
its present location. Ebbie
worked fulltime on helping this
to be accomplished. Otherwise,
the whole character of Ponte
Vedra would be quite different.
Some of your readers I'm
&re. op not remember The
Oasis just south of the present
ayLodg'*. The-Oasis was av\ery
popular beer and hamburger
establishment, but not very
desirable in the middle of a resi-
dential resort. On Sundays
there was always a band or
combo that created high traffic
volume, and weaving motorcy-
cles and cars. Ebbie almost sin-
gle handed was able to negotiate
the purchase of this establish-
Another of Ebbie's greatest
achievements was the establish-
ment of a zoning board for the
Ponte Vedra area. This Board
has been in the past and
remains a very strong voice in
controlling unwanted develop-
ment in our residential commu-
Ebbie helped establish the
first school in our community,
The Ponte Vedra Palm Valley
School in 1958 and was later
appointed to the St. Johns
County Board of Public /
Instruction. He served on the
board of. The St. John/
Educational Foundation, asa
trustee of Episcopal High school
and as a trustee- 6f the
University of Florida Marine
Laboratory at Seahorse Key.
When the present Landrum
Middle School was named,
LeMaster was one of the names
put forth. Ebbie graciously with-
drew his name from considera-
tion so that it could be named
after long time community ser-
vants, Roy and Alice Landrum.
In 1946 Stockton, Whatley,
Davin & Co. received an option
on what is now the Guana State
Park, one of Ebbie's involve-
ments was between the state
and the company concerning
this vital piece of real estate, In
1958 the state built the dam on
The Guana and because of this
they received a long term lease
so the public could hunt and
fish the lake and most of the
uplands. Ebbie coordinated this
involvement until the state pur-
chased this property in 1983.
When Herb Peyton purchased
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club he
asked Ebbie to be a consultant
for The Ponte Vedra
Corporation and he remained
in this position until his death
in November 2005. During the
latter part of Ebbie's life he tack-
led the problems of the commu-
nity as he had always done with
enthusiasm, aggressive good
humor and in the best interest
of the entire community.
It would be just wonderful if
we could name our new High
School after Ebbie LeMaster in
recognition of all that he has
done for the Ponte Vedra area.
James R. Stockton, Jr.
Ponte Vedra Beach
Letters to the editor:
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Burglaries were reported to
two vehicles in Ponte Vedra
Beach that occurred between
Sunday morning and Tuesday
One occurred in the driveway
of a residence in the 1100 block
of Salt Marsh Circle and the
other in the first block of
Turtleback Trail. There was no
sign of forced entry in either
Reported stolen from a 2001
Toyota was a HP laptop comput-
er, a battery pack and a wireless
Internet card. Reported stolen
from a 2007 Honda Pilot was a
Garmen GPS system and a CD
case containing 75 assorted
CD's. Total value stolen was
Two accidental drownings in
St. Johns County within two
days have taken the life of a 35-
year old Julington Creek man
and a 51-year-old woman,
Deputies and rescue person-
nel responded June 22 to a
report of a drowning at a resi-
dence in the 1400 block of
Lakewood Drive at about 6 p.m.
The victim, identified as John
Manternach, was swimming in
his pool by himself and was
found by a family member
under water shortly before 6
p.m., deputies said.
The day before, deputies and
rescue personnel responded to a
retention pond behind
Cobblestone Village, where
marine rescue personnel found
the victim in 7 feet of water
about 15 feet from the edge. The
victim was identified as
Elizabeth Anne Miller, 51, from
Millette Evelyn Menaged, 48,
of Miami was arrested June 23
and charged with resisting arrest
with violence and battery on a
law enforcement officer in the
600 block of 3rd Street S., accord-
ing to a police report.
Grand theft was reported June
27 at Target in the- 400 block of
Marsh Landing Parkway. A
heavyset male suspect wearing a
yellow shirt and a black hat was
observed placing several video
games inside a suitcase and left
the store without paying for the
merchandise. The value of the
stolen items totals $390.
Battery was reported June 28 at
a hotel in the first block of 1st
Street N. The victim told police
that he was punched in the left
side of his head by three
unknown male suspects.
Uttering a forged instrument
was reported June 26 in a con-
venience store in the 1700 block
of 3r Street N. Two female sus-
pects cashed fraudulent checks
for $397.84 and $394.61 from a
Auto burglary was reported
June 26 in the 700 block of 11th
Street N. A camera and $150 in
cash were stolen from the vehi-
cle. The victim told police that
she found the car still locked but
her belongings were scattered
over her lawn and her purse was
recovered down the street with
all of its contents except the
money. Total loss was $900,
Burglary to a residence was
reported June 26 in the 800 block
of 8th Avenue N. The victim's
purse was stolen from a table in
the living room. She told police
that she went into another room
and when she returned her purse
was missing. She did not hear
anyone enter her residence.
Petit theft was reported June 26
in the 1300 block of 7th Street N.
A 65-gallon trash can issued by
the city was stolen from the front
of the victim's residence. Loss was
Grand theft was reported June
26 in the 1500 block of Seabreeze
Avenue. A white gold diamond
solitaire ring valued at $4,000 was
stolen from a resident of an assist-
ed living facility. The victim's
husband reported it missing.
Grand theft of a firearm was
reported June 26 in the 2200
block of. 2nd Street S. A 9mm
Glock handgun valued at
$489.99 was stolen from under.a
Gunman robs pharmacist
A pharmacist at a Neptune
Beach drug store was held" at
gunpoint by a suspect who
.wanted narcotics, according to a
A male suspect in his 20s
came' into the CVS pharmacy
Monday night and asked the
victim if they had oxycontin in
stock and said he had a prescrip-
tion for it.
The victim told police that
the suspect then said that he
had the wrong prescription with
him and left the store, according
to the report.
On Wednesday at 1:40 a.m.,
the same person walked into the
store and said he had the pre-
scription with him this time. As
the victim walked over to the
counter to take the prescription
from him, the suspect pulled a
medium-sized black automatic
handgun from his pocket and
pointed it at the victim, accord-
ing to the report.
The suspect told the victim to
give him the narcotics, starting
with the Oxycontin, and not to
press the silent alarm.
The victim, who told police
he was certain that the suspect
would have harmed him if he
did not comply, gave the sus-
pect the oxycontin, as well as
morphine and percocet tablets
that he also demanded. The
pharmacist also gave him extra
morphine sulphate and percocet
The suspect told the ,victim
that he had a terminal. illness
and did not care if he lived or
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
The Board of Appeals for the City of Nep-
tune Beach, Florida will hold a Public
Hearing on Wednesday July 18, 2007 at
6:30 p.m., in the Neptune Beach Munici-
pal Building, 116 First Street, to consider
V07-08: Variance request of Mr. David
Sutherland for the property located at 121
Myra Street proposing to vary the west
side yard setback. The request is to con-
struct a 2 story garage addition.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, he or she will need a record of
the proceedings, and for such purpose he
or she may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings are made,
which record included the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
In accordance with 'the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m., the
day of the meeting.
BOARD OF APPEALS
NEPTUNE BEACH, FLORIDA
died,, according to the report.
The victirri told police that
Attempted strong arm robbery
was reported June 25 in the first
block of 3rd Street S. The victim
told police that he was on the
north side of the Walgreen's park-
ing lot at 12:55 a.m. when he was
approached by an older model
black Crown Victoria. Two male
suspects exited the vehicle and
one of the men patted his pockets
and told the victim to empty his.
The victim handed over his wal,
let and gave the men a fake PIN
number for his debit card. The
suspects got back in the car and
fled west on Beach Blvd.
Arson was reported June 25 in
the 200 block of 15th Street S. A
nearby resident told police that
he heard a loud popping noise at
about 10:33 p.m. and looked out-
side to see something burning in
an empty lot behind his resi-
dence. Firefighters extinguished
an abandoned couch that
appeared to have been deliberate-
ly set on fire.
Three juveniles were arrested
for petit theft on June 26 in the
500 block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report. The
suspects removed several items of
clothing from hangers and put
them in their purses, according to
a police report.
Petit theft was reported, on
June 26 in the 100 block of First
Street, according to a police
Trespassing on a legally posted
construction site was reported on
June 23 in the 70 block of Coral
Street, according to a police
Burglary was reported on June
22 in the 300 block of Fourth
Street, according to a police
report. Someone entered the vic-
tim's back patio and stole several
items of men's clothing from the
dryer. The suspect also poured
liquid laundry detergent over the
washer, dryer and patio, accord-
ing to the report.
Fraudulent obtaining property
by false personation was reported
on June 21 in the 70 block of W.
10th Street, according to a police
tidthe etdt' was approximately *ru 'avv
5 WhNdP re stocky-build. ,-He":,,a-r i; r:,
also said it appeared the suspect
was going through withdrawals
because his motions were skaky
and twitchy, according to the
A. witness saw the suspect H E
leave the store with his head
down and a baseball cap was
concealing his face from the
store's security camera, accord-
ing to the report.
The store's loss prevention -. -
manager will provide surveil-
lance information to detectives.
The total value of narcotics
lost was approximately $3,200,
according to the report.
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swer to this complaint upon the under-
signed at his office, Weidner & Wegmann,
LLC, 6 Professional village Circle, Beau-
fort, South Carolina 29907, within (30)
days from the date of service hereof, ex-
clusive of the day of such service, and if
you fail to answer the Complaint within the
time aforesaid, the Plaintiff in this action
will apply to the Court for an Order grant-
ing the relief demanded in' the attached
Weidner & Wegmann, LLC
/s/Larry W. Weidner II, Esquire
6 Professional Village Circle
Beaufort, South Carolina 29907
BL 6/8,15, 22, 29
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
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, July 17, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
in the Council Chambers, 116 First Street,
Neptune Beach, Florida. The following
items are the on the agenda:
V07-09 Variance Request of Penman
Plaza Associates and Winn Dixie Store
#18 for the property located at 1209 Atlan-
tic Blvd to Section 27-585.A(2), request of
262.20 sq feet in lieu of the required 48 sq
feet for signage. The request is to remove
existing building signs and replace with
new signs for a total of 310.20 square
PDRB07-12 Application for Replat of
properties associated with PDRB06-08
(100 First St., 207 and 241 Atlantic Blvd.)
described as lands of A portion of those
lands described in Official Records Book
8701, Page 2006, being all of Lots 82 and
83 and a portion of Lot 81, Neptune Beach
Terrace Section 2, Plat Book 15, Page 44,
of the Current Public Records of Duval
County Florida. Also a portion of those
lands described in official records book
11238, Page 60, being Lots 1,5,6 & 7, por-
tion of Lot 2 and an unnumbered Lot lying
north of Lot'5, Block 29, Neptune, Plat
Book 4, Page 46, of said current public re-
cords, also a portion of fractional section
21, Township 2 South, Range 29 East.
V07-10 Variance Request of South-
coast Beaches II, LLC. for the property lo-
cated 241 Atlantic Blvd. to the west side
vard of a corner lo01. seclions,27-5.48tbltl1
" parking spte srze. *27-540rbi -'eqtiJred
parking, 27-457(2)ta)l) landscape perim-
eter, 27-563 dumpster, and 27-547-1 load-
PDRB06-08 Application for a Prelimi-
nary Development Order as outlined in
Chapter 27, Article 3 of the Unified Land
Development Code of Neptune Beach for
Southcoast Beaches II, LLC. The proper-
ty is currently known as 241 Atlantic Bou-
levard and is listed -as parcel number
172787-0000 in the records of the Proper-
ty Appraiser of Duval County. The re-
quest is to construct a new 13,808 square
foot building. (This was tabled by City
Council and is in conjunction with
PDRB07-12 and V07-10.)
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.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
AUTO STORE TOWING INC. gives No-
tice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on 07/16/2007,
9:00 am at 153 LEVY ROAD ATLANTIC
BEACH, FL 32233, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
AUTO STORE TOWING INC. reserves
the right to accept or reject any and/or all
***ALL SALES FINAL**ALL VEHICLES
SOLD "AS IS""*CASH ONLY"
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DUI checkpoint The Jacksonville Beach
UI checkp i Police Department will con-
lin duct a DUI Checkpoint in
planned in JD the 600 block of 3rd Street
on July 7 North on July 7. The check-
O July point will commence at
10:30 p.m. and will conclude
at 2 am. on July 8.
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Comcast community, citi-
zens award cash to area
The Comcast Community
Investment Panel, a group of
local citizens, announced today
that it is awarding a total of
$150,000 to 14 local organiza-
tions as part of Comcast's
annual community investment
. funding. Organizations receiv-
ing the funding are as follows:
*The Bridge of Northeast
*Clay County Habitat for
*Wild Amelia Nature Festival
*Book Source 4 Kids
*Housing Partnership of
*The Senior Life Foundation
*Tree Hill Family Saturdays
*Vision is Priceless Council
*Women's Center of
*Cathedral Arts Project:
After-school Dance Classes
Services: School Readiness pro-
*Girl Scouts of Gateway
Council: Passages program
*ARC Jacksonville: On
UNF workshops for small
The Small Business
Development Center at the
University of North Florida
(SBDC at UNF) will offer the
following workshops at UNF
during the months of July and
How to S-T-A-R-T-U-P Your
When: July 13, 9 a.m. to
noon, August 16, 6 p.m. to 9
Cost: $30 in advance or $40
day of workshop.
Information: Thinking of
starting a business? This work-
shop will give you an overview
of the seven basic requirements
for business STARTUP. A busi-
ness startup kit for Duval and
surrounding counties is includ-
ed in the workshop fee.
When: July 31, 6 p.m. to 9
Cost: $30 in advance or $40
day of workshop.
Information: This work-
shop will explain the tax imp[i-
cations of your business struc-
ture, what is and is not
deductible, electronic filing,
payroll taxes, and more.. This
workshop is co-sponsored by
the Internal Revenue Service
h eo re6 ese0
Dollars and Sense:
When: August 9, 6 p.m. to
Cost: $30 in advance or $40
at the door.
seem overwhelming? This
workshop includes what
records to keep and for how
long, a comparison of available
recordkeeping systems, improv-
ing cash flow, understanding
financial statements, and how
to select an accountant. This
class is taught by accounting
Where's the Money? And
How Do I Get It?
When: August 28, 6 p.m. to
Cost: $30 in advance or $40
day of workshop.
Information: Where's the
money? Ever ask yourself that
question? Attend this work-
shop and find out what finan-
cial options are available to
small businesses, learn how to
prepare a funding request and
what the five Cs of capital mat-
ter most to lenders and
Classes will be held at the
UNF University Center, 12000
Alumni Drive, 620-2476. To
register or for more informa-
tion on any of the following
workshops call 904-620-2476
or log on to www.sbdc.unf.edu.
Hecht are for the
Underwood and Top
.Producer: Richard Arthur; and
in Ponte Vedra: Listings and
Hudgins; Sales: Nanc -'
Massengill; and Top Prbducert:
Oceanside Bank has promoted
Jerod Helling to Vice
President/Senior Credit Analyst.
He has been with Oceanside
Bank since February 2006. Lisa
Harmon has accepted the posi-
tion of Branch Operations
Officer at Oceanside Bank. She
has 5 years with the bank.
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Sandy Ramsey, Ac
Bishop, Bishop Le:
Nancy Kilgo, JEA
Immediate Past President John
Bottaro, Reynolds, Smith &
Michael Balanky, Chase
Michael Boylan, WJCT
Stephen Canty, The Main Street
David Clark, Children's Home
William Donnelly, Land Home
Michael Grebe, Interline
E Robert Harris, Guidi, Rosner,
Harmon Dunlap & Rudolph, P.A.
Marianne Hillegass, Baptist
ibers of Sylvia Johnson, West
cksonville Jacksonville Elementary School
n recognition Ralph Kelly, Wachovia
I their out- Ali Korman, The Stellar
thei out Foundation
ending lead- Foundation
ship and Jerry Mallot, Jacksonville
immunity Regional Chamber of
esteeship, Kendra McCrary, Community.
airma, T Philip Mobley, Blue Cross and
chairman, The Blue Shield of Florida
company, and Laurie Price, Hope Have
ompanyand Children's Clinic
philanthropist Sarah Sallas-Herring, St.
ere named Susan Slappey, Pitman and
honorary Slappey Ventures
leadership New officers elected for
acksonville at The University of North
ie June 20th Florida Alumni
meeting. The University of North Florida
e Vedra Alumni Association recently
en involved elected new officers for its
ship Board of Directors for 2007-
'ollegiate 2008. The UNF Alumni
ence as a pre- Association is a non-profit
1 days and organization designed to foster,
orrowing maintain and support a mutu-
ig as a pre- ally beneficial relationship
d host for between alumni and the
skell's passion University. Michael Tanner
credible busi- was elected the new president
ive enriched of the Board. Tanner is vice
ksonville president and Jacksonville mar-
ny years. pre- ket leader for CFO Services,
Lore informa- Inc., an Accretive Solutions
zation con- Company. The vice president
or visit lead- position went to Joby Birr III,
who graduated in 1995 with a
S- Bachelor of Arts degree. He is
illes 2007- an associate with Akerman
actors Senterfitt Attorneys at Law.
... . Kerry Dunning, who received ,
". h.r MNlaster of Scidrice'iI Heblth
osta, Inc. in 1990, was elected
Ben secretary/treasurer. She is a
riding Group, healthcare consultant with
Dunning Consulting. The
r immediate past president of
the Board is Fred Culvyhouse.
Watson Realty Corp.'s Intracoastal Office held a yard sale on June 9 to benefit the Jacksonville Humane Society Building Fund
and a total of $1,500 was raised. Shown presenting the check to Carey Moreland of the Jacksonville Humane Society is Jackie
Cannon, above, of Watson's Intracoastal Office. Other office members who helped with the event are shown in the background,
Watson Realty's Intracoastal Office is located at 13001 Atlantic Blvd. in Jacksonville.
He graduated from UNF with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974
and is director of administra-
tive services at Florida
Community College of
The UNF Alumni Association
awarded its Impact Awards for
2006-2007, given to an Alumni
Association Board Member
who steps up and takes the
lead on a project or initiative,
making a positive impact on
the Association, the University
and its constituents. Award
recipients are: Lori Bayler, sales
and marketing associate,
Sawgrass Asset Management
L.L.C.; David Birkelbach, proj-
ect manager, Elkins
Constructors; and Robert
Raesemann Enterprises, Inc.
Governor Charlie Crist reap-
pointed Karen Stem, 56, of St.
Augustine, a self-employed
consultant, to the Northeast
Florida Regional Planning
Council for a term beginning
June 8, 2007, and ending
October 1, 2007.
Buy it, Sell it, Find it
in the Classifieds
Law Office or
Francis, P.A. T
Charlene Francis.. Atomen at biuL
Kimberly A. Gossett, .Atormn at La .b
"Helping Families Preserve Their Legacy"
Estate Planning Elder Law
Wills, Trusts and Medicaid Planning
Estates Probate and
1807 N. Third Street
Jacksonville Beach, FL 3250
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertis-
ing. Before you decide, ask me to send you free written information about my qualifications
We Are Moving This W
Thurs. 6/28 & Fri. 6/29
We will be open Monday, 7
at our new location!
14011 Beach Blvd. & Suni Pines Blvd. j
(Just past Golden Corral)
Mon. 8-8, Wed. 8-7, & Tue., Thur., Fri. 8-5 -
BEAUTIFUL WOOD 399
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BEAUTIFUL 50oz, $ 67
PLUSH CARPET $
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Making advance arrangements tor yv-,ur
own funeral may not be something
you want to think about But hb. pi'-
arranging your ser%-ices with Beaches
Chapel by Hardage-Giddens. y(ou
save your family undue Atres ait ,
hard time, you ensure the service and
arrangements will be t(, your liking., n.
you realize the cost- an.ving. tof planning
For a no-obligation consultation. cll
904-249-2374 We can help mak-e our
fin-il journey an ea,.ier procc-S ftor you
- and your family.
Visit us onlne at Hardu'e.-G d.;'n. .'orn
1701 B.-:..h Bl'.d
Jacksor,ville Beach. FL .32250
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Edible Arrangements, recently opened in Pablo Plaza, celebrates Customer Appreciation Night
June 29, 2007
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Music for a Sunday
Church of Jacksonville hosts
concerts at 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday mornings. Upcoming
concerts are a program of
American songs on July 1, a
concerto for trombone on July
8, folk music on July 15, and
jazz piano programs on July 22
and July 29.
Concerts are free and open
to the public. The church is at
7405 Arlington Expressway in
Jacksonville, call 725-8133 for
New Locations for
Anglican Beaches Church
now has services at 5 p.m. on
Sunday at Neptune Baptist
Church. For information 'con-
tact Senior Warden Marshall
Gallop at 249-3877 or visit
rg. Neptune Baptist is at 407
Calvary Anglican Church
will hold services at San Pablo
Baptist Church beginning
Sunday at 11 a.m. with Sunday
School at 9:30 a.m. The con-
gregations of both churches
will hold a joint coffee hour at
10:30 a.m. San Pablo Baptist is
at 3044 San Pablo Road South
in Jacksonville. For informa-
tion call 241-9400.
A Women of Grace One-Day
Conference will be held from
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
Saturday, August 11 at the
Cody Enrichment Center.
Guest speakers will be
Johnnette Benkovik from
EWTN and Fr. Edmund Sylvia,
CSC. Families Following
Christ is hosting the event.
Registration before July 7 is
$40 and includes lunch: For
information or to register is
or by calling 424-3975. Cody
Enrichment Center is located
on the St. Joseph's Catholic
Church campus in Mandarin..
St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church will host the Blood
Mobile from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on
Sunday, July 22. The church
address is 1801 Beach Blvd.;
call 249-4575 for information.
Habitat for Humanity St.
Habitat for Humanity of St.
Augustine/St. Johns County is
beginning an Apostles Build
project in West Augustine. Ten
churches have made a commit-
ment to provide financial and
volunteer building support for
the project. Ground breaking is
scheduled for September. For
information or to volunteer,
contact Habitat for Humanity
of St. Augustine/St. Johns
County at 826-3253 x2004.
A Marriage Encounter
Weekend will be held on July
13-15 at the Comfort Inn in
Jacksonville Beach. Marriage
Encounter Weekends are
designed to help married cou-
ples get away from their daily
routine to devote time to
developing greater depth and
enrichment in their marriage.
The weekends are open to cou-
ples of all denominations. For
information contact Deacon
Tom Hughes from St. Paul's
Catholic Church at 220-3040
Christ the Redeemer Church
will offer a summer arts camp
with a Christian perspective
for musit, drama, and dance
students from 4th grade
through adult on August 13 to
17. Camp will begin at 9 a.m.
and end with optional private
lessons at 3:30 p.m.
For information contact
Robin Sheffield at 285-8009
ext. 16 or email robins@christ-
is $125 before July 13. The
church address is 190 S. Roscoe
Blvd. in Ponte Vedra.
Epic Surf Ministry Camps
Epic Surf Ministry will hold
week-long Surf Camps through
July 23. The camps are appro-
priate for novice to experi-
enced surfers and combines
surfing instruction with Bible
study. The cost is $150.
Registration and information is
available at www.epicsurfmin-
istries.com or by calling 249-
A Bereavement Support
Group sponsored by Jewish
Family and Community
Services will meet weekly at
the beaches on Wednesdays at
3 p.m. For information, call
Beth Shorstein at 394-5723 or
Sybil Ansbacher at 241-0789.
An art show titled "Nancy's
Lemonade Stand" featuring
work by Nancy Asbell will be at
the Bethel Gallery through July
15. Art by Kelsey Berkley and
Matthew Jones will also be fea-
Bethel Gallery is located
within Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church at 4510
Palm Valley Road. For informa-
tion call 285-8225.
Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to
11 a.m, a group meets at the
Winston Family YMCA to pray
for school, media, families, and
church. The YMCA is on
Vacation Bible School
Calvary Anglican Church
An evening summer camp for adults and children will be
held beginning at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday evenings through
August 22. Calvary Anglican Church and San Pablo Baptist
Church are holding the camp as a joint ministry at San Pablo
Baptist at 3044 San Pablo Road.
The theme for-the children's camp activities is Reach Out to
Africa. There will be Bible Study and life skills classes for
adults. Registration and information is available by-calling
Isle of Faith United Methodist Church
Game Day Central will be the theme of the free Vacation
Bible School at Isle of Faith United Methodist Church. VBS
begins on Sunday July 15 at 9 a.m. and continues from 6 to
8:30 p,m. on July 16 through. 20. The church address is 1821
San Pablo Road; call 221-1700 for information and registra-
Palm Valley Baptist
Vacation Bible School at Palm Valley Baptist Church will be
held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 8 to 13. Game Day Central
Where Heroes are Made will be the theme. For information
call 285-2447; the church is at 4890 Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-0267.
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at
6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall
of Beach United Methodist
Church, 3rd Street at 7th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. The
program emphasizes that
through worship and same-
gender small groups, people
can work on personal struggles
such as eating disorders, alco-
hol/drug abuse, and codepen-
dency. The evenings begin
with dinner. Call 249-2343.
Men's group meetings
Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible .study
group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the Fellowship
Hall. The church address is
4140 Hodges Blvd. For infor-,
mation call 223-6922.
The men's group from
Calvary Anglican Church
meets at 7 a.m. at Mother's
Restaurant at 1183 Beach Blvd.
The current topic for the Bible
Study is "The Minor Prophets"
led by Pastor David Sandifer.
For information call the
church office at 241-9400
A men's Bible study is held at
7 a.m. Monday at Ponte Vedra
United Methodist Church, 35
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Palms Presbyterian men's
Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education
Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has Wednesday
morning prayer breakfasts for
men at 7 a.m.
St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church has a Men's
Prayer Group and Bible Study
which meets on the first and
third Saturday of the month at
8, a.m. in Stormes Hall. The
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
Sunday 7:45, 9:00,11:00 AM Holy Eucharist
Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist 7:90 AM, 11:00 AM, 6:00 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel 6:00 PM except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services
2002 San' tloRd,'J, c ~I 22124777
Sunday 10:00 AM Holy Eucharist
For event information, visit www christepiscopalchurch.org
10:00 a.m. UJ1:30 a.m.
895 Palm Valley Rd
(1 mile east of US1)
10:00am Holy Eucharist &
Worship Opportunities ANGLICAN 4--~z-
9:30 a.m. Contemporary* BEACHEfSii
11:00 a.m. Traditional*
*Kids Worship provided CHURCH U'.
Worship Service Eucharist
Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor 5pm Sunday
Services held at:
35 Executive Way, PVB
Across A1A from Rawlings School Neptune Baptist Church
Behind Prosperity Bank 407 Third Street,
280-5141 www.pv-umc.org Neptune Beach
,"Connecting the Unconnected" WWW.ANGuCANBEACHESCHURCH.ORG
p re s b y t e rr h a : n .h
The I Falms Oaais
is a Communi'-, Nurtured b6,
5erve God's Mission in the World
Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.
Nursery at all services
All ages 9:40 a.m.
3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beac,
Ph: 904-246-6427 www.palmschurch.org
f4 HOLY TRINITY LORD OF LIFE
v ANGLICANCATHOLICCHURCH LUTHERAN CHURCH
(A Traditional Anglican Church) (ELCA)
S 247-1442 (ELCA)
Holy Communion 276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M. Ph. 285-5347
Good Friday Service 9:00 am Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel Sunday Contemporary Worship
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach 8:30am
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294 Sunday Church School 9-am
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240.0294 Sunday Church School 945am
www.holytrinityneptunebeach.org Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
Rev, Robert C. Adams, Vicar Nursery Provided
LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA)
(BY THE SEA)
A Stephen Ministry Congregation
1801 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Children 9:15 am
Youth/Adult 9:15 am
Bapt i t Church
6:30 pm Contemporary Worship Service
9:00 am Contemporary Worship Service
10:30 am Traditional Service
6:30 pm The Gathering
Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation
407 Third Street
www.neptunebaptist.or Neptune Beach
Tom Bary, Pastor 904-249-2307
S Rev Dr Gabe Goodman. Pasior
,,, ,, Church Office 249-8698 U d (U
PreschoolKirdergarten Office 241-7335
www.communitypcusa.org Service Times
Schedule:Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m.
Church School- All Ages 9:45 a.m. Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am
Youth Fellowships 5 p.m. -
Contemporary Worship Serv. 5:59 p.m. (904) 268-2500
Chancel Choir Wednesday 7 p.m. www.MandarinChristian.com
Presbyterian Church f
"Where friends gather to worship"-
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem Visit
1050 Highway A1A 285-4288
Sunday School 9:00am
St Paul's by the Sea
POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE
Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
Christian Formation At 8:45 am
Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N. Jax Beach, FL *- www.stpaulsbythesea@ spbts.net
lB I L Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, PhD. Spiritual Leader
3 TH5 Co-Presidents: Stuart Beckerman, Loretta Cornelius
288 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904 273-9100 (fx) 273-5567
Shabbat &Torah Services 9:30 12:00 noon
We have a full range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish
community. Please contact our office m-f 9-5 for information about
adult education, Sisterhood activities and youth activities.
"A Home for Jewish Families at the Beach"
UNITY DAILY WORD BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN
STUDY CLASS =_ 'CHURCH -j
Wed. Evening 7:30 pm MISSOURI SYNOD Jr
Ribault Garden Club 1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.) Phone: 249-5418
355-5100 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Dial A Prayer 355-7044 Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Church of the Daily Word Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
25 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean.
Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am
Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 am
Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am
Celebration Praise 11:00 am
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
TRADITIONAL YET TIMELY
Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249.5370
Rev. Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ
ST. PAUL'S ST. JOIHt'S
ST1. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
CATHOLIC 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
ISt Avenue North at 5th Street Father Joseph Meehan
1st Avenue North at 5th Street WEEKEND MASSES
Jacksonville Beach Saturday 5 p.m.
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nursery Avaable Sunday Morning
Sunday Mass 7:00,8:30, 10:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15p.m. (4-6 gr.)
After Q a m Mass & 4:30f .-2 n m Sunday00 p. (7H.S.)
weeKaay rrescnoo0leinoergarten (3, 4 & 5 yr olds) uut0 Greenmaniu iRu. uar rumps nwy. I_- ----V0..1... .. m-I-- .... . .. . 246-6014
Palm Valey Baptist Church OCEANSIDE
:1 Palm Valley Road. Pc.rPra O NdrE
(, 904) 25-2447 CHURCH OF CHRIST
S. Endayc : polforall geu .,1 r5M 1025 Snug Harbor Court nCH
Sunday School for oil ages ....9.15am 7 (off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St. and Orchid
Sunday Worship t St.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
Service............10:30am Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Sunday Evening Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Bible Study...................6:00pm 246-2709 Blended Worship 10:30a.m.
Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m. en Worship
Wednesday Family Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Dinner ........................... 6:00pm ..... 0 .m. Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study Ee. ...a E,. n 6, p vning Service 6:30 p.m.
for a ages ..........................................t 700o pm :' .. .p.m. W weekday Ministry 246-2891
A Southern Baptist Church : -... Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Serce nierpreted for Te hearing impaired
men's group also participates
in outreach efforts. All are wel-
come to attend. The address is
465 11th Ave. N. in
Sunrise Community Church
offers Men's Study Groups at 6
:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. on
Wednesday. Contact the
church office at 249-3030 for
information; the church
address is 298 Aquatic Drive in
The following are church-
related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church member-
ship is not required:
New Life Christian
Fellowship at 2701 Hodges
Blvd. has monthly Single Adult
Ministry meetings with child-
care provided for some events.
Contact Claudia at 223-6000
for information or visit
Beach United Methodist
Church has Monday Night
Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on
Monday nights and Singles
Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday. For information visit
www.beachumc.org or call
249-2343. BUMC is located at
325 7th Ave. N.
Beaches Chapel Church, 610
Florida Blvd., Neptune 'Beach.
Singles over age 33 meet the
last Saturday of the month at 7
p.m. at the church. 241-4211.
Christ Episcopal Church,
400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Vedra, offers a singles ministry
called Solo Flight. For informa-
tion contact the church office
Christ the Redeemer Church,
190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach. Weekly Bible
study and monthly social
event such as square dancing
for ages 30 and up. 280-5813.
Ponte Vedra 'Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Bible
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Two new churches in Ponte Vedra
Journey Church and Shades of Grace Church each meet
by KATHY NICOLETTI
Two new churches, Journey
Church and Shades of Grace
Church, began meeting in
Ponte Vedra area earlier this
Both churches hold Sunday
services in rented space in
Shades of Grace Pastor
Dwayne Sumner said that
starting a church "is not about
a permanent address, not
about bricks and mortar."
"It's ministry instead of
money, disciples instead of
decisions, and people instead
of property..... One of the
church's mottos is love God,
love others, and serve some-
- Sumner describes Shades of
Grace as a community church
which is open to all. It has
received some financial sup-
port and resources from Chets
Creek Church in Jacksonville
to help with the start-up, he
Among the people he
hopes will find- a home at the
church are those who are no
longer active in a church or
Worship services, held on
Sunday at 10 a.m. at
Rawlings Elementary School,
are "relaxed, casual,and con-
encouraged to come as they
are," he said.
,Contemporary music led by
young local musicians plays a
large part in the worship serv-
"We want people to come to
church and have a good
Sumner's own background
is Southern Baptist and he has
worked in ministry full time
since 1985. He has served at
Westside Baptist Church and
Celebration Church in Yulee.
Shades of Grace is serious
spiritually and addresses peo-
ple's need to find purpose and
meaning in their lives, he
"I am a Bible preacher" and
at worship services offer
practical messages that people
can use in their daily
At Journey Church,
Past Gregg Bennett said
that the new church is
serving people who are
fully devoted to God as
well as those turning on
'People are looking for
want to know that God
can make a difference in
their life and their fami-
When people are
.authentic in their faith,
others see it and are
attracted to God.
Journey Church is a
place for people to be
encouraged and not
judged. This is where
people can find help on
their journey with God,
Sunday worship servic-
es are held at Landrum
Middle School. Communion
is offered at 9:40 a.m. and
worship begins at 10 a.m.
Journey also offers min-
istries for children, teens, and
adults on Sundays and during
the week in members' homes.
Bennett came to Ponte
Vedra in 1985 and served as
senior pastor at New
Beginnings Church until
While serving as a church
consultant and interviewing
with other churches, Bennett
said that he was asked by a
"God asked me to do this. It
was not of my inventing or
creating. ....God's blessings
have been remarkable."
Journey Church began
weekly services in March.
Over 120 people regularly
attend and the number of
middle school and high
school students attending is
encouraging, said Bennett.
In its worship style, Journey
Church focuses on the next
generation with contempo-
rary music and a live band, he
R E DEL
I RSIDETIL q? OM ER IA
Bennett recently began a
series of sermons using clips
from popular films to help
illustrate his sermons..
Journey's worship style and
other ministries are ways of
helping people find meaning
and significance in their lives,
The church is .focused
"more- on ministry than on
For the future, Bennett said
that he wants to be "open and
sensitive to what God wants
us to do."
Rev. Gregg Bennett, above center and left, conducts baptisms for Journey Church at the
beach. Journey Church's pastor, Gregg Bennett, began monthly worship services for the
new church last December.
Continued from A-7
study group at 11 a.m.
Sunday and occasional other
activities for singles ages 30
Retreats at Marywood
Retreats and events are
planned at the Marywood
Center for Spirituality in the
Switzerland area of NW St.
Johns County at 1715-5 State
Road 13. For information, call
287-2525 or toll-free (888)-
287-253 or check www.mary-
Church Activities for Kids
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for young-
*Palm Valley Baptist
Church at 4890 Palm Valley
Road in Ponte Vedra has a
family dinner at 6 p.m. and
children and youth Bible
study at 7 p.m. Call 285-2447.
*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets on
Wednesday from 7 to 8:30
p.m., beginning with group
praise and worship, followed
by small groups for fellow-
ship, Bible study, and prayer.
The church is at 298 Aquatic
Drive, Atlantic Beach. Call
Church at1423 8th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach has Senior
High Youth Group meetings
on Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m.
*Christ Episcopal Church at
Solana Road and San Juan
Drive in Ponte Vedra offers
Wednesday dinners in the
parish hall for youth and fam-
ilies at 6:15 p.m. A children's
art program is held from 7 to
8 p.m. Church choir school to
develop musical skill and
Christian formation is offered
for age 3 through sixth grade
prior to Wednesday evening
dinner. The school is free and
is given by Dr. Timothy
McKee, Music Director of the
church. Call 285-6127.
*Youth in grades six
through 12 meet at 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. on Sundays follow-
ing Sunset at Palms in the
Youth Center/Fellowship Hall
at Palms Presbyterian Church,
3410 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 246-6427.
*Dynamic Disciples (grades,
K-5) meets at First Christian
Church of the Beaches on a
varied schedule. Teens in
Motion Youth Group meets
for special events and trips.
The church address is 2125
Oceanfront, Neptune Beach.
*Family Bible Church at
4760 Palm Valley Road has
Building Blocks for children
ages 3 to 6 and Kids Club for
grades one through 5 meeting
at 7:15 p.m. Bridge Builders
for grades 6 through 12 meets
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 280-
*Kernan Blvd. Baptist
Church at 4000 Kernan Blvd.
S. has YouthAlive with Bible
Study and worship for grades
six through 12 from from
6:45 to 7:45 p.m. on
Wednesday; and children's
choir and activities are held
from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Call 641-
*Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street
at 7th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach, meet 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
at various locations.
Directions to Wednesday
meetings are handed out at
247, the church's Sunday
night worship service for
youth, held at 6 p.m. to 8:45
*New Beginnings Baptist
Church at 1050 State Road
A1A in Ponte Vedra offers
Kids K'Nextion for ages 3 to
fifth grade, Praise Band, and
middle and high school
youth activities beginning at
6:30 and 7:30 p.m. on
Wednesday. Call 285-4288.
*Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church at 35
Executive Way in Ponte Vedra
has Junior and Senior High
Youth Group meetings on
Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. Call
*Neptune Baptist Church at
407 Third Street in Neptune
Beach has games, drama,
music, and topical messages
for youth from grade six
through twelve. Sixth.
through eighth graders meet
at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and
ninth through twelfth graders
meet on Sunday evenings.
Church has activities ,on
Wednesday. Cherub Choir at
4 p.m. and Junior Choir at 5
p.m. Senior high school stu-
dents meet at 3:30 p.m. to
discuss issues at "Trash Talk."
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Lifeguards showcase athletic prowess
of thugs in
That's wrong with
athletes these days?
They get paid millions of
dollars to play a sport, right?
Their work week consists of
some time in a weight room,
practicing for a few hours a
day and then three-or-so-hour
games, sometimes just once a
I mean, it's not like they
have to toil in a cubicle for 40
hours, pass a bag of soft tacos
through a window to a car or
dig irrigation ditches for hun-
dreds of yards.
Millions of kids around the
world admire them, trying to
mimic their moves in the
front yard, collecting every.
rookie card they can find and
pinning up a poster right next
to the one of Jessica Simpson.
These guys don't have it so
rough. They make more
money than most of us dream
of, live in houses that typical-
ly rest along Dune Road in
the Hamptons and drive a
fleet of cars that should be in
the Barrett-Jackson Auctior.
Some athletes are grea4titi-
zens. Guys like Tiger Woods,
LeBron James and Jeff Gordon
(despite the incident last
week) all brought new lives
into the world last week.
These three never show up in
the headlines for reasons
other than winning, leader-
ship and starting families.
Then you have those few
athletes that live the Thug
Life harder than Tupac would
have ever dreamed.
What makes a guy like Tank
. Johnson, a man given plenty.
of second and third chances,
do the things he does?
Here's a guy who gets
arrested in 2005, after only a
year in the league, goes on
probation, winds up violating
that probation with six unreg-
istered guns in his house the
,following year and then gets
caught up in a nightclub inci-
dent two days later that left
his bodyguard dead.
All this and his team, the
Chicago Bears, suspended him
for just one game, for being at
Following a plea deal on the
weapons charge earlier this
year, a judge cleared the way
for Johnson to play in the
Super Bowl, stating he could
serve a brief jail stint after-
Johnson was then suspend-
ed by the NFL for the first
seven games next season, but
could have had it reduced to
six if he had no further
involvement with law
enforcement and underwent
A person with any common
sense at all would probably sit
at home and play video
games for endless hours to
ensure those $100,000 pay-
checks would keep coming
Not our man Tank. Last
Saturday, at 3:30 in the morn-
ing, he was pulled over for
doing 40 mph in a 25 mph
zone, "slightly impaired,"
according to the police report.
If you're given once last
chance at anything, it's proba-
bly not the best policy to be
out speeding at 3:30 a.m. In
fact, there's really no good
reason to be out at all at that
Now Johnson's out of a job
(the Bears cut him earlier this
week) and, in my mind,
should be right next to Adam
"Pacman" Jones out of the
league. As Commissioner
Roger Goodell continues to
crack down on players, he
should start by initiating the
new NFL, the No Felon
By DAVID ROSENBLUM
When most folks head to the
beach for a day in the sun,
there is always someone look-
ing over them should they
come across any problems.
Lifeguards, the gals and guys
who sit perched high in those
tall, orange chairs, spend their
days watching over thousands
of people, occasionally fishing
one or two of
them from a
rip current -
their lives in It's fun to
the process. you stand a
The rigors you stand a
of lifeguard agencies.
training and thinks they
ods easily beach. Ev
make these wants to r
ists athletes competition
of sorts. are the best
ing w eight, ............ ..........
parts of the John
job. Atlantic Bea
In the 15th
Beach Lifeguard Challenge,
lifeguards from surrounding
areas came together for an
afternoon of competition and a
chance to showcase what their
jobs are all about.
With 13 teams competing
against one another in six
events ranging from swimming
to running, these athletes had
an opportunity to demonstrate
some of the skills unique to
The contest hosted teams
from Jacksonville Beach,
Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach,
Hannah Park, Femandina
Beach and Daytona Beach.
Jacksonville Beach had four
teams in the field, Atlantic
Beach fielded two teams, while
the remaining locales each
fielded one team composed of
their finest lifeguards.
"This is a chance to show-
case what we do on a daily
basis," John Phillips, captain of
the Atlantic Beach Lifeguards
said. "We use these devices all
the time in lifesaving situa-
tions. We're always swimming,
always running. We use pad-
dleboards to'get out through
the surf a little faster."
Like most athletes, lifeguards
go through physical training
for their jobs.
"We all need to do physical
training throughout the sum-
mer to remain in shape,"
Phillips said. "We need to for
"But we're not only out
there to train
to be better;
training to be
see where competitive in
against other these con-
Everyone Those con-
ire the best tests consist of
six events that
Dry beach coverall
present in aspects of
being a life-
that they guard. The first
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PhillipS involved four
ch lifeguard members of
each team, one
swimmer at a
time until the first team com-
pleted the race.
A swimmer starts on the
beach, runs into the surf and
swims nearly 200 yards out
into the ocean, rounds a buoy
and swims back to shore. The
swimmer then must sprint up
the beach to tag the next com-
petitor, who repeats the same
The Taplin Relay consists of
swimming, paddle boarding.
and use of a surf ski. A paddle-
board is an oversized surfboard
that lifeguards paddle out to
sea to get through the surf
quicker during serious emer-
A surf ski is similar to a
kayak. Paddles are used to row'
through the water and guards
ride the waves back to shore.
The Taplin Relay is similar to
the swim relay, all along the ,
same course in the water,
except all six members of the
teams are involved. The first
competitor completes the
swim, then tags a partner who
Photos by DAVID ROSENBLUM
ABOVE: A Neptune Beach lifeguard reaches for a flag during Wednesday's competition in
Jacksonville Beach. BELOW: A competitor in the relay race strides for the finish line.
uses a paddleboard to make a
When the paddle boarder
'comes back to shore, the nex't
competitor uses a surf ski to
complete the course.
That rotation is done once
more before the event is com-
The Jacksonville Beach team
BAMF, which featured some of
the city's best lifeguards, won
The Paddleboard race and
the Surf Ski Race were also held
along the same course with
Atlantic Beach's "A" team win-
ning the surf ski event and the
team from Volusia County
winning the paddleboard race.
The next event was the
100x4, in which four team-
mates run 100-yard legs of a
relay on the sand. The team
from Hannah Park won this
The final event, Capture the
Flag, is always one of the most
popular of the lifeguard com-
petitions. Participants start off
laying on their stomachs in the
sand with their backs to the
"flags," which are actually
short pieces of rubber tubing
buried in various locations in
Once the whistle is blown,
competitors jump up and run
toward the flags, each trying to
grab one. The game is similar
to musical chairs there is
one more lifeguard than flags
available and a guard is
eliminated during each round.
The event turns brutal with
opponents diving over each
other to get one of the final
few flags until there are just
two competitors left and one
flag in the sand.
The Jacksonville Beach BAMF
team won the event and fin-
ished first overall in the ,
Challenge. 1 4
Hannah Park placed second
in the meet and the Atlantic
Beach "A" team rounded out
the top three.
While it was truly a competi-
tion throughout the afternoon,
there was a spirit of fun and
camaraderie amongst the
"It's funto see where you
stand against other agencies,"
Phillips said. "Everyone thinks
they are the best beach. Every
beach wants to represent in
competition that they are the
"Some beaches will have bet-
ter swimmers and some will
have better runners, and they
just want to showcase that tal-
But winning isn't everything
to the lifeguards.
"It's nice to win, but no one
is out here showboating,"
Phillips said. "The most impor-
tant thing is coming out here
and competing and making
Teams have a chance to
compete in the Regionals in
Virginia Beach later this sum-
mer. If they advance, the
Nationals take place in Myrtle
Beach, S.C., where nearly 800
lifeguards from all over, includ-
ing the Bahamas and Hawaii,
will compete for titles.
Beach volleyball continues Saturday
The second tournament of
this year's beach volleyball
season, the First Coast
Summer Blast, is scheduled to
take place all day Saturday in
It's been a month since
Jacksonville Volleyball Club's
last event, the Mike
Tournament, and competitors
are likely to be anxious to take
to the sand once again.
The Highsmith tournament
drew to a close in May after a
10-year run. The event helped
friends and family celebrate
the life of Highsmith, a surfer
turned top professional volley-
ball player who died at the age
of 31 following a low-speed
dirt bike accident in Colorado.
A number of Highsmith's
contemporaries, many of
whom followed the popular
Jacksonville Beach bartender's
lead in becoming pro beach
volleyball players, participated
in the Legends portion of last
month's season-opening tour-
In other divisions, the duo
of Ole Juve and Andy
Mignerey won the Men's
Open classification. The team
of Kent Ammons and Scott
Perry finished as runner-up.
In the Women's Open divi-
sion, perennial winners Jill
Cox and Robin Mignerey
teamed to top Brittany O'Neil
and Julie Taurey in the final.
In addition to being the
tenth and final Highsmith
Memorial event, the tourna-
ment was taped for broadcast
by Comcast Cablevision.
Following this weekend's
beach volleyball tournament,
local players will get a long
break before action returns to
the sand with another First
Coast Summer Blast slated for
Saturday's event will be
played on the beachfront at
4th Avenue North, just south
of the Jacksonville Beach Pier.
In addition to Men's Open
and Women's Open divisions,
there will also be a juniors
classification of play.
Pool play begins at 9 a.m.
with finals in the afternoon.
June 29, 2007.
Pa A T Bgeahe eaerPnt-Vda-eae
Move your body!
I BSPORTS BRIEFS
LEAH FAE COCHRAN
As a career personal
trainer I constantly get
asked for my "secret"
to living a fit and healthy
life. Today I'm going to take
the biggest thing I have
learned in my four years of
living and breathing fitness
and share it with you.
MOVE! Just move your
body. That's the secret. That's
all that exercise is. You don't
need new shoes or a fancy
new Nike suit to start exercis-
ing. Nor do you need an all
inclusive plan that outlines
your workouts for the next
three months. All you need
to do is get up and move
your body and you will be
on your way to a healthier
All it takes is to ignore the
infamous string of excuses
that get in the way. As soon
as you start to think that you
just don't have enough time
to get in a workout, throw
your favorite song on and
dance around the room. Curl
the gallon of milk in the
fridge, Jump on the bed. Sure
you'll feel silly, and honestly
you'll probably look silly too,
but I guarantee you'll feel
and look better than if you
brush off exercising and sit
down with a bowl of pop-
- Don't get me wrong, as a
trainer I think that'well- -
rounded exercise is very
important. As soon as you
really commit to living an
active lifestyle, it is necessary
to plan ahead in order to
incorporate exercise into
daily life but, personally, I
hate routines. They bore me.
Even tFe programs I design
for my clients who train with
me several times a week are
all different. Sure, we may
repeat the same exercise over
again, but it is very rare that
I will repeat the same work-
out. Variety is good for your
body and your mind.
For me, I make it a priority
everyday simply to be active,
for at least an hour. Then I
get a workout in and I'm not
locked into anything that I
don't feel like doing. I could
weight train with a friend,
swim on the beach or run a
few sprints without feeling
like I am messing up'what I
am "supposed" to be doing
If you are more of a rou-
tine person, that's great too,
just be sure it's not your rou-
tine to wait for that perfect
moment which never really
comes to launch your plan.
I run into so many people
who are stuck in the tomor-
row groove. Like a broken
record they constantly put
off starting their routine
until tomorrow turns into a
week gone by. Then a
month. Then a year. That
reunion goes by that they
wanted to lose ten pounds
for. Before they know it's the
New Year. Again. Slowly, by
procrastinating, they see
themselves decline physically
which, in turn sets them
back mentally and makes
starting again even harder.
If you are one of those
tomorrow people and you are
sitting down reading this
right now, stop and do 25
jumping jacks. I'm not kid-
Now imagine if you did
that every time you came up
with an excuse to not work
out or wished you were fitter.
Before long you would notice
your pants getting looser and
your muscles getting tighter.
So, next time you find your-
self fishing for an excuse, just
start moving before you can
come up with one and you
are well on your way to a
Cochran, a Jacksonville
Beach resident, has been a
certified personal trainer for
Sunshine Baseball School
offers five remaining sessions
at Wingate Park in Jacksonville
Beach. The dates of the ses-
sions, which run from 8:30
a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday
through Thursday are: July 9-
12, July 16-19 and July 30-Aug.
The cost of each session 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.
until 12:30 p.m. Players end
the day swimming at the
For information, call Jim
Timmons at 223-1664 (home)
or 521-2687 (cell).
A basketball camp for boys
ages 8-15 instructed by UNF
all-time leading scorer Koran
Godwin will provide high-.
quality individualized instruc-
tion in development of skills.
Camp takes place July 16-20
from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at
Jacksonville Indoor Sports.
Campers will learn funda-
mentals including ball-han-
dling, shooting, passing,
rebounding and dribbling.
Daily contests will also take
Cost of the camp is $175
and campers must pack their
own lunch. Doors open at 8:30
a.m. and late pickup is avail-
able from 4 p.m. until 5:30
For more information on the
JumpStart 33 camp, phone
(904) 346-3946 or visit jump-
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 pro-
vides a full body workout, bums
calories, sculpts muscles and
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 be purchased.
For more information contact
Stephanie Smith at 285-7969 or
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Adminis-tra-
tion is seeking donated boats for
testing purposes in Virginia start-
ing in September. Watercraft
owners who wish to donate
their boats will receive verifica-
tion of the donation for tax pur-
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ating condition, including
propulsion, and include a trailer.
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out more about the program,
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The next Xtreme Redfish
Series tournament will take place
Saturday, June 30 at the Joe
Carlucci boat ramp.
A captain's meeting is sched-
uled for June 29 at 7 p.m. at
Billy's Boathouse Grill.
For more information contact
George at (904) 514-4829.
Football and cheer-
Jacksonville Beach Pop Warner
football and cheerleading regis-
tration will take place Saturday,
June 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
at Wingate Park
Registration fee is $145 and
more information is available at
jaxbeachjaguars.com or by phon-
ing Susan Miles at 249-0712.
Amelia Island Plantation has
announced Ed Bowe will become
the new Director of Golf Instruc-
Bowe is the director of training
for the ESPN Golf Schools, where
he conducts annual training for a
team of instructors. He is also for-
mer director of the Golf Digest
school's national headquarters.
Bowe has also written a wide
variety of golf instructional books
and articles featured in Golf
Digest and other publications.
Amelia Island Plantation offers
72 holes of championship golf
located just 29 miles north east of
Jacksonville International Airport.
The seventh annual Nease
football golf tournament will
take place July 16 at Marsh
Creek Country Club.
For more information on reg-
istering, sponsoring a hole or to
donate, visit Web site at nease-
football.com or contact Fred
Cole at 819-0652 or 669-3260.
Registration is currently ongo-
ing for the Beaches Soccer
League sponsored by Fletcher
High School soccer teams.
Interested individuals may sign
up at Soccer Stop, 1518 N. 3rd
St., Jax Beach until July 20.
The recreational, five-a-side
league is open to all players 4
years old (by Sept. 2007)
through sixth grade. Games will
begin the week of Aug. 20 and
will end by the week of Oct. 8.
All games played on weekdays at
5:30 p.m. at the San Pablo fields
across from Fletcher High.
The $60 registration fee
includes eight games, a shirt and
socks. For more information,
contact Mike Levine by phone
at 635-8969 or e-mail at
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 inter-
mediate classes at 9 a.m.,
advanced beginners at 9:30 a.m.,
beginners at 10 a.m. and 10:30
Evening session features begin-
ners 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-
A series of summer camps and
programs has been announced
by the Jacksonville Beach Tennis
Center at Huguenot Park.
Beginner adult camp II takes
place from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 18,20 and 21.
Beginner junior camp His
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
25, 27 and 28.
Beginner junior camp IV is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July 9,
11 and 12.
Intermediate adult camp I will
be from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 9, 11 and 12.
Intermediate junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July
16, 18 and 19.
Intermediate adult camp II is
slated for 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp I will
take place from 9 a.m. until 11
a.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp II is 9
. a.m. until 11 a.m. August 6,8
Cost of all camps is $45 for six
hours. For more information
contact Huguenot Tennis Center
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. and
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
at 8:15 a.m. For more informa-
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The Jax Beach 10B All Star team won the District 5 championship and earned a berth in the state
championship beginning June 28 in Ocala. Front row: Mark Widell, Bryce Taylor, Nicholas
Hunter, Joshua Howey, Matthew Reitz, Bailey Smith. Second row: Isaac Scott, Paul Wilson,
James Hennessey, Matthew Quinlan, Daniel Amonette, Travis Trace. Back row: coaches Steve
Taylor, Matt Quinlan, Steve Reitz, Greg Trace.
The Ponte Vedra 10-under All Star team compiled a season record of 18-2-2 and won their dis-
trict tournament, The win means the ballclub advanced to the state championship tournament.
Front row: Max Miller. Donovan Garrard, Nick Parrotta, Chase Hahnemann, Justin Liena, Ben
Ohno. Middle row: Michael Williams, Mark Gant, Eric Applegate. Corey Russi, Zach Wawrzyniak,
Nico Russo. Back row: coaches Sean Miller, Rob Ohno, Frank Wawrzyniak.
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The Beaches Intracoastal West
Wrestling Club will begin its
annual'spring-fall program at the
Fletcher High School cafeteria on
. Monday from 6 p.m. until 8
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 monthly
Participants must be enrolled
in grades 6 to 11 (any school) to
take part. Fee is $50 including
USA membership and a club T-
Interested wrestlers may con-.
tact dub director Roy Fallonr at
233-5008 for more information.
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dren participated in the
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week conducted by rookies
from the Jacksonville Jaguars.
A total of about 200 kids took
part, running through drills
that covered the basics of foot-
LEFT: Jack Down, of Ponte
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The camp is sponsored by
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part of National Dairy Month.
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Cody Thompson is among the local surfers vying for titles this week in the National Scholastic
Surfing Association Nationals in California. The nine-day event is considered the Super Bowl of
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The second annual camp is
presented by the City of
Jacksonville, Beach and
Sponsored by Sunrise Surf
Shop, Ponte Vedra Rotary Club,'
Beaches Rotary Clubs and
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based in Ponte Vedra.
The camp is held from 9 a.m
to 11 a.m providing surf
instruction and water safety
Administrators and instructors
are from the Recreation
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plus EMT's and paramedics.
Softboards will be available to
all campers. Registration
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Local surfers are \sing foI
top spots in California this
week in the 29th annual
National Scholastic Surhng
Association iNSSAi Nationals.
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Kayla Durden of Jacksonville
Beach, Josh Motes, of Atlantic
Beach and brothers, Cody,
Evan and Tristan Thompson of
Jacksonville Beach left last
week for the nine-day competi-
tion known as the "Super
Bowl" of amateur surfing. The
tournament opened at Salt
Creek, Cal. June 20-23 with the
championship held this week
at Lower Trestles, Cal. consid-
ered the nation's most rep-
utable high performance wave.
Cody and Evan Thompson
recently represented the United
States during the World Surfing
Championships in Portugal.
Durden is competing in the
girls division (ages 14 and
under; Tristan Thompson and
Josh Motes are competing in
the menehune division (ages
11 and under), Evan
Thompson is competing in the
boys division (ages 12-14) and
Cody Thompson is competing
in the junior men (ages 15-17).
All the surfers ride for the
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Cody Thompson, 16, is also
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TPC Sawgrass is hosting
"Valley of Dreams" that ben-
efits the HEAL (Healing
Every Autistic Life)
Jenny McCarthy, whose 4-
year-old son has autism, is
guest host. A charity dinner
and gala were held Thursday;
the first Bobby Weed/Pete
Dye Charity Classic Golf
Tournament hits the links
Friday. For information, call
285-5651 or visit
The fifth annual Sea Turtle
Show to benefit the Beaches
Sea Turtle Patrol ends Sunday
at First Street Gallery, 216
First Street, Neptune Beach.
Artists have grouped together
to display sea turtle-themed
artwork. A portion of sea tur-
tle artwork proceeds will be
donated to the Sea Turtle
Patrol. For information, call
the Gallery at 241-6928 or
River of Life Musical
The River of Life Musical
Festival is held Friday
through Sunday at the
Marywood Retreat and
Conference Center along the
banks of the St. Johns River.
The gentle sounds of harps,
flutes and guitars will be
heard at the festival. For
information or to make
reservations, call Dr. Diane
Schneider at 904-829-1542.
St. Augustine Lighthouse
A sunset/moonrise tour is
offered Saturday atop the
tower of the St. Augustine
Lighthouse. The event
includes a champagne toast,
provided by San Sebastian
XWirnery. Tours begin at 8 '- -
p.m. at the lighthouse, locate
ed at 81 Lighthouse Ave. in
St. Augustine. The fee is $23
for non-museum members
and $18 for members; reser-
vations are required. For
information or to reserve a
spot, call Pam at 904-829-
The Jacksonville Volleyball
Club holds its second tour-
nament of the season
Saturday, just south of the
Jacksonville Beach Pier near
4th Avenue North.
Volleyballers will converge
on the beachfront to see
who's playing their best.
Participants must have an
AVP Next member number
to register. Registration
through active.com is open.
Go to the homepage of the
JVC website, jacksonvillevol-
leyballclub.com, and click on
the link to register a team.
ACCORD launches the
first phase of the Freedom
Trail Project with the unveil-
ing of 10 historical markers
that mark sites where civil
rights activities took place
during the American Civil
Rights Movement of St.
Augustine. The public is
invited to attend all events,
which begin with the
Freedom Trail launch cere-
mony and private tours,
which are free, from 9 a.m.-1
p.m. Saturday. The launch
ceremony will be held at the
Willie Galimore Community
Center. The two tours start at
10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday
offers a private tour, which is
free but by reservation only,
that begins at 2 p.m. at the
Galimore Center. For reserva-
tions, call Gwen at 386-986-
4121. The first Freedom Trail
luncheon and private tour
will be held July 2. The reser-
vations-only tour, which is
free, begins from the Casa
Monica Hotel at 95 Cordova
St. at 10 a.m. The Freedom
Trail luncheon, "Honoring
True American Heroes," will
be held from 11:30 a.m.-l:30
p.m. at the Casa Monica.
Admission is with a $30
donation. Keynote speaker
will be attorney Dan Warren.
To purchase luncheon tick-
ets, call Carrie Johnson at
904-825-1194 or Gwen at
See GET OUT, A-6
photo by CARL MILLER
Fifth-generation shrimper Samuel W. Everett of "The Shootist." The portrait is one of many in a
photo exhibit opening Monday at First Street Gallery in Neptune Beach. Call 241.-6928.
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Carl Miller was riding
the Mayport ferry one
day last fall when his
keen photographer's eye
caught sight of more than a
dozen shrimp boats lined up
at a nearby dock.
Camera in hand, Miller
started snapping shots of the
boats sitting idle on the St.
Johns River, waves rippling
out from the ferry slapping
their sturdy steel hulls.
It was an epiphany of sorts
for Miller, a longtime free-
lance photographer based in
"I was coming back from
shooting a job at Amelia
Island and I thought to
myself, 'I should start shoot-
ing some pictures down
here,' Miller recalled this
week in a phone interview.
"Now I know almost all
those boats in the lineup by
name. I know their captains.
I know their stories."
For nearly a year, Miller
has been chronicling the
quaint fishing village of
Mayport through the lens of
his digital camera.
The upshot: "Mayport: A
disappearing fishing village"
opens Monday at First Street
Gallery, 216-B First St., in
Neptune Beach. The photo
exhibit runs through--Sept. 2.
A freelance photographer
for The Beaches Leader in the
early 1980s, Miller is best
known locally for his black-
photo by CARL MILLER
Shrimp boat Capt. Sam Floyd
and-white images, including
an iconic shot of Pete's Bar
in Neptune Beach that he
took in 1980 as an assign-
ment for an entry-level pho-
tography class at the
University of North Florida.
He made the switch to dig-'
ital a few years back.
"I fought it for so long,"
confessed Miller, who briefly,
co-owned a photography stu-
dio in Jacksonville Beach in
See MILLER, B-2
Palm Valley band
makes its Freebird
Live debut Monday
by KATHY HARTMAN
PONTE VEDRA LEADER EDITOR
FlatBlack doesn't have to
worry about noise levels dur-
ing practice as other garage
The family band, perform-
ing at Freebird Live Monday
in its most public concert to
date, practices on a 13-acre,
wooded parcel along Roscoe
Boulevard in Palm Valley,
where three of the five mem-
Founded several years ago
by Ronny Bass and his daugh-
ter Serena, the group went
through a number of configu-
rations before settling on the
Ronny Bass on rhythm gui-
tar and vocals; Serena Bass, a
recent Nease graduate, on lead
guitar and slide guitar; Jason
Bass, Ronny's first cousin, on
lead guitar and lead vocals;
Terry "Woody" Wood,
Ronny's second cousin, on
bass, and Mike Negron -
Who is not related on
"FlatBlack is finally ready to
show the world that they are
ready to rock," declares the
band's nascent Web page
It's mix of classic rock, soft
rock and surf music is inspired
by performers such as Allman
Brothers, the Ventures, Susan
Tedeschi, Stevie Ray Vaughn
and The Beatles, according to
its web page.
Although the band has per-
formed at private events and
benefits, Monday's perform-
ance brings the band to the
same venue that has featured
music legends such as Willie
Nelson and Dickie Betts of
Allman Brothers fame.
FlatBlack's Freebird debut
was envisioned by Serena,
who said she spends "a cou-
ple" evenings a week at the
establishment at 200 N. 1st St.
, Jacksonville Beach.
photo by KATHY HARTMAN
FlatBlack members minus drummer Mike Negron practice this week in the jammin' room of
Sylvia and Ronny Bass' home. From left are Serena Bass, Jason Bass, Terry "Woody" Wood and
"There's nothing else to do
around here," she explained.
They aimed for July 2 -
Serena's 18th birthday and
hastily put together a demo
CD, which got the OK of
Freebird's booking manager,
FlatBlack Ronny said the
name was chosen because "if
it's not shiny, it's flat black"
- hopes that its Freebird con-
See FLATBLACK, B-5
Memoir reveals Pearl's passion for the truth
"Your father was not a hero
but an ordinary man. An ordi-
nary man with a mighty
heart." Marianne Pearl
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Daniel Pearl was no
stranger to tough overseas
As a Middle East corre-
spondent for The Wall Street
Journal, Pearl, 38, reported
from Kosovo and Iran, and
in 1999 covered the war in
Pearl, however, was not
driven to put his life on the
line for the sake of journal-
"He had no hunger for the
adrenaline rush that can
come from reporting in dan-
ger zones," Pearl's widow,
Marianne Pearl, recalls in "A
Mighty Heart: The Brave Life
and Death of My Husband,
A heart-wrenching account
of a reporter's abduction and
shocking murder by Islamic
extremists in Pakistan, "A
Mighty Heart" (Scribner, $14)
was re-released in paperback
The 2003 memoir is the
basis for a new film starring
Angelina Jolie as Marianne
"We are like spoons in a
drawer, each fitted to the
other's shape," Pearl writes
about her husband in "A
"I smile at his boyish
Danny Pearl, a rising print
journalist stationed in
Bombay, India, was tracking
a story about Richard Reid,
the infamous shoe-bomber,
when he was kidnapped on
Jan. 23, 2002, in Karachi,
His headless body was
found weeks later in a shal-
low grave outside Karachi.
His corpse had been cut into
10 pieces, the book says.
At the time of death, Pearl
was The Journal's new
Southeast Asia bureau chief.
The assignment was a risky
endeavor that placed the
cautious reporter in harm's
way in one of the world's
biggest, post-9/11 hotspots.
The Pearls had been insep-
arable since their marriage in
1999. Where Danny went,
Karachi, writes Marianne
Pearl in "A Mighty Heart,"
was "the veritable safe house
of the al-Qaeda network."
"A fog of hostility weighed
over the city. We were here
to ask the big questions:
Who was responsible for the
attacks, Who financed them?
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Photo by CARL MILLER
The old fish house in Mayport has seen better days.
Miller: 'All Mayport shows up' for shrimp boats
Cont. from B-1
"To me a camera is a cam-
era. Equipment doesn't make
the photographer. I carried a
film camera on the Mayport
shoots, but never used it."
Miller said he shot so
many images of Mayport, he
could literally "wallpaper"
First Street Gallery with
Choosing 25 to 30 prints
for the photo exhibit was a
tormenting task, Miller said.
The keepers include images
of fishing vessels, old and
new, landmark buildings in
various states of disrepair
and poignant portraits, such
as that of fifth-generation
shrimper Samuel W. Everett,
who, Miller said, had never
had his picture taken.
"Originally, I thought I
was just going to take pic-
tures. of buildings and boats,
but I ended up taking a lot
of portraits of people. That's
what Mayport really is,"
"All Mayport shows up
when a shrimper comes in."
Miller visited the heading
tables where fresh shrimp are
processed for market and a
business where shrimp nets
are made by hand.
He talked to boat captains
and deck hands about their
fading trade and restaurant
and shop owners about for-
mer businesses that have
gone by the wayside in
His pictures speak volumes
about the village's vanishing
One image Miller didn't
record still haunts him.
It was the scene of a
shrimp boat tied up at a
dock with Strickland's
seafood restaurant and the
historic Mayport lighthouse
in the background.
Strickland's was bulldozed
within the past year.
"Knowing what I do now, I
would have shot even
more," Miller added.
"But this is just the begin-
ning. I'm going to keep
shooting out there. It's just
too interesting. I just docu-
ment what I see."
"Mayport: A disappearing
fishing village" opens
Monday. A reception for
Miller is Friday, July 6, from
7 to 9 p.m.
Framed and loose prints
will be on sale. Gallery hours
are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,,
Monday through Saturday,
and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
The gallery is open to 9
p.m. on Friday. For more
details, call 241-6928.
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Cont. from B-1
Who protected the terror-
Danny Pearl's paper had
dispatched him to Pakistan
because The Journal "had lit-
tle historical presence" there,
"and suffered from a lack of
institutional clout" in the
region, the book says.
An award-winning docu-
mentary film director for
French public radio and tele-
vision, Marianne Pearl met
her husband in Paris in 1998
and was quickly smitten with
the dashing American jour-
nalist of Jewish descent.
California native Danny
Pearl was educated at
Stanford University and
spoke three languages. A
musician since the age of 9,
he played fiddle and the
mandolin and "until he went
off to college, dreamed of
becoming a classical violin-
ist," according to the book.
A dresser of "understated
elegance," the book says,
Pearl also dragged an "over-
size blue Barcalounger" from
one overseas post to another.
A compulsive list-maker,
Pearl checked in constantly
with his wife while on
"If one of us goes alone to
an appointment, the other
calls every 90 minutes or so
to check in and ensure all is
well," Marianne Pearl said in
her memoir, co-written with
former Newsweek editor Sarah
Danny Pearl was on the
final day of his assignment
in Pakistan when he disap-
peared. He never returned
from a 7 p.m. meeting at a
In "A Mighty Heart,"
Pearl's widow recounts the
harrowing days following her
husband's kidnapping, and
her overwhelming sense of
dread as each day dragged on
with no closure in sight.
"I end up drowning in my
own powerlessness," the
"Every once in a while, I
slip into my bedroom to
check out 'What to Expect
When You're Expecting.' It's
not like they have a chapter
on what to do when your
husband has been kid-
Marianne Pearl was six
months pregnant with the
couple's first child when the
"For me, what actually
remains of Danny is in my
belly," Pearl recounts in the
"I think about how easy it
is to reduce the story to a
simple tale: handsome
hostage husband, pregnant
In October 2003, current
Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice told
Marianne Pearl that Khalid
Sheikh Mohammad, the
architect of the 9/11 attacks,
was her husband's killer.
Mohammad is in U.S. cus-
Marianne Pearl gave birth
to a son, Adam Daniel Pearl,
on May 27, 2002. They live
in New York.
Danny Pearl's remains are
buried in a hillside grave
near his Los Angeles birth-
The Daniel Pearl
Foundation was formed to
promote cross-cultural under-
standing through journalism,
music and innovative com-
munications, its website says.
For more details, visit
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Former MOSH president Dunden will be missed
The cultural community
lost one of its shining
stars with the death last
week of Margo Dunden, the
former president of the
Museum of Science and
When I first met Margo
about 15 years ago, we were
both applying for grant
money from the Cultural
Council of Greater
Margo succeeded in her
effort and reached the top
tier amount of grant money
for the museum.
In addition to her ability to
run MOSH effectly, she was
an eloquent public speaker, a
dedicated, and humble work-
er for the cultural communi-
Her friendship, joy of life
and tremendous dedication
to making Jacksonville an
important city, culturally,
will be missed by all whose
lives she touched.
First Street Gallery will be
exhibiting the photography
of Carol Miller next month.
"Mayport: A Disappearing
Fishing Village" opens
Monday, July 2. A reception
will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.
on Friday, July 6, at 216-B
First Street, Neptune Beach.
The exhibit will run until
Sept. 3. For gallery hours, call
Earlier this month, an
exhibit with a similar theme,
"Mayport Now and Then,"
opened at South Beach
Gallery/Atlantic Frames in
The oil and watercolor
paintings in this exhibit are
works by gallery members
who portray the life and
scenery of this picturesque
The gallery is at 1250
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 247-4341 for
One.of Jacksonville's most
well-known and well-loved
artists will be coming to ...
,Nrepptune Beach in August. .,,
Stellers Gallery will open
an exhibit of works by Jim
Draper, whose signature is
the palm tree.
Look for details of this
event with an opening date
of Aug. 1.7. Draper is a
teacher and lecturer as well
as a painter.
Stellers of Neptune Beach is
"Oceanica," the paintings of
Enrique Mora, at 200 First
Street. Call 241-7200, for
Archway Gallery has
moved from its former
on 3rd Avenue North to the
Shoppes of North Shore in
Owner Linda Stewart will
continue to offer quality
framing with an expanded
selection of framing options.
The gallery will continue to
feature fine art from local
artists as well as regional
artists. Call 249-2222.
The Parks and Recreation
Department of the city of
Atlantic Beach will present a
Songwriter's Concert on
Sunday, July 8, from 6 to 8
p.m. at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center in Atlantic
This event is free and open
to the public. The city will
present Acoustic Night on
July 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at
716 Ocean Blvd. This is also
a free event. .
Art and Soul Gallery at the
Women's Center of
Jacksonville has changed the
date of its next exhibit from
July 5 to July 19 due to the
Fourth of luly holiday. ."A
reception .will be. held July, 19
from 6 to 9 p.m.
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The Jacksonville Coalition
of the Visual Arts opened a
new exhibit last night at the.
Nathan H. Wilson Center for
the Arts at FCCJ South cam -
The show was juried by Jo
Sinclair, and prizes wre
awarded. Winners names are
not available at this date. The
exhibit will be on display
through July 28. Call 646-
2023 for information.
Ocean 60 restaurant
opened an exhibit of photo-
graphs by Mark Sain Wilson
last weekend. The exhibit
will continue through August
at 60 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. Call 247-0600.
Seated gallery talks will
take place at the Cummer
Museum of Art and Gardens
on July 18 and 19 at 1:30
p.m. The talks will be fol-
lowed by refreshments.
Seating is limited, and
reservations are required. Call
355-0630. Members and non-
members pay $5.
Free family day for the
month of July at the
Cummer Museum will be
Sunday, July 28, from noon
to 5 p.m.
Do not miss this oppotuni-
ty to see "Tradition in
Transition: Russian Icons in
the Age of the Romanovs.'
A new exhibit will come to
the Center at Ponte Vedra on
July 19. Brian Edmond's
paintings will consist of land-
scapes and abstracts with a
The Cultural Center is at
50 Executive Way, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Call 280-0614.
The First Coast Pastel
Society's annual exhibition
opened this month at Marker
32 restaurant. It runs through
July 31. "Sun and Squalls"
contains the works of Jane
Alexander, Jan Biaka, Jean
Ballow, Debbie Dellinger,
Virginia Ford, Arlene Hanley,
Claire Morin, Perry Russell
and Ruth Wright. Marker 32
is at 14549 Beach Blvd., near
the Intracoastal Waterway.
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"Nina" by artist Jim Draper. Stellers Gallery Annex will host the opening exhibit of Draper's work
on Friday, Aug. 17, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run until Sept. 15.,Draper's new show of
highly-collected paintings is called "Produce." The mixed media paintings portray an array of the
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Mandy Moore, Robin Williams (as Rev. Frank) and John Krasinski star in the comedy "License To Wed."
'Hostel: Part IF: An out-of-body experience
It's said that when you
have a life event that is
more than you can han-
. dle, your mind has a.a out-of-
body experience observing
the event as if you're another
Watching the horror film
"Hostel: Part II," my mind
eventually stopped taking in
the movie itself. Instead, I
had an out-of-body experi-
ence with the movie's cre-
ators, imagining them on the
phone with friends and rela-
Supporting actress Heather
"Mom? I got this great role
in a big horror flick! It's all
about a European hostel
where women check in. And
unknown to them, men from
all over the world bid on
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these rmen so t'tiatl they' '
can' come in and torture the
women and kill them."
"That's great, honey. What
role do you play?"
"I play this nerdy girl who,
gets hung by her feet naked
so that I can get slaugh-
"Nudity? Oh, dear, what
will the neighbors say?"
Lead actor Milan Knazko:
"Well, honey, I did my big
scene today. It was awesome.
I lined up a row of little
street urchins and aimed my
gun at each kid's head, one
at a time. Then I told the
kids' leader to pick one of
the kids, and I shot the kid
he picked. Made me go all
Writer-director Eli Roth:
,"M,'An, I just skirted by the
..r.tings board today,.I,, ..
'thought I'd get an
this flick; but they knocked it
down to an R. So now, as
long as anyone under seven-
teen brings a parent or
guardian with them, they
can add to the box-office
take. Heck, maybe they'll
Evening. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:10, 4:10, 7:20, 10:05.
Ratatouille. Rated G. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 12:30, 1:00,
2:35, 3:05; 4:45, 5:10, 5:45,
7:20, 7:50, 8:20, 9:55, 10:25.
Live Free or Die Hard. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:15, 12:45,
4:00, 4:30, 7:00, 7:30, 10:10,
1408. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:40;, 4:20, 7:25, 9:45.
Evan Almighty. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:55 a.m., 12:25,
12:55, 2:30, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00,
'5:30, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 9:35,
A Mighty Heart. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:55. a.m., 2:40,
5:05, 8:00, 10:30.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the
Silver Surfer. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:20, 4:50, 7:40,
Nancy Drew. Rated PG. Fri.-
Ocean's Thirteen. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:05, 3:55, 7:35,
Surf's Up. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:10, 4:15, 6:55, 9:30.
Knocked Up. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:35, 4:05, 7:00, 9:50.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At
World's End. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 11:50 a.m., 3:30y 7:10,
Shrek the Third. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 4:25, 7:05, 10:00.
Paris Je T'aime. Rated R: Fri.-
Thurs., 12:05, 2:45, 5:15, 7:55,
Franchise appears to peak in 'Shrek 3'
by SARAH LINWOOD
Who would believe an ugly
green ogre, in reality, repre-.
sents dollar signs of enor-
mous magnitude? Apparently,
the folks at Dreamworks
Pictures, as recently-released
"Shrek 3" has exceeded box
office expectations. Though
the two previous "Shreks"
were runaway successes and
deserved it "Shrek 3" simply
doesn't rate with its ancestors.
Happily, "Shrek 3" is still
Its PG rating means it's OK
for kiddies, but adults won't
find it nearly as engaging as
its predecessors. Despite
many flaws, it's animation
As the flick opens, Shrek
(again voiced by Mike Myers
of "Saturday Night Live" and
"Austin Powers" fame) is faced
with a dilemma. King Harold
(John Cleese, "A Fish Called
Wanda") is on his death bed.
To everyone's surprise, he
names Shrek heir. This the
giant green ogre doesn't
desire, and for some reason,
both he and his fellows feel
the only suitable replacement
is Justin Timberlake ("Edison,"
band member of 'N Sync).
Eddie Murphy of "Trading
Places", again playing
Donkey, and Antonio
Banderas ("Legend of -Zorro,"
Spy Kids 3D") go trekking
with Shrek to track down
their elusive prey.
Meanwhile, back in the
mythical land of "Far, Far
Away," disaster has struck. A
coup d'etat engineered by
Rupert Evert ("Boston Legal,"
"Chronicles of Narnia") has
seized power and imprisoned
Shrek's Wife, Snow White,
Sleeping Beauty and many
others. Exactly how things are
set right is the movie's crux.
Though the storyline and
script were entrusted to four
veteran writers, leffrey Price
("Who Framed Roger
Rabbit"), Peter S. Seaman
(again "Who Framed A
Roger Rabbit"), Jon Zack
("The Perfect Score") and
Howard Gould ("Mr.
3,000"), in this case,
there are too many
cooks to configure
a cohesive story- .
Chris Miller and
Raman Hui, both .
of whom worked
on "Shrek I and
II," handled the
did a mediocre .
job, but when
characters are cartoons,
"directing" might not be the
"Shrek The Third's" techni-
cal side, animation, is
deserves an award for its 99
minutes of hard labor! Sadly,
the flick's soundtrack, notable
in earlier efforts, is only men-
tioned here for being inap-
Overall, though, munch-
kins will STILL love Shrek,
despite adult thinking. The
franchise appears to have
bring the whole family!"
Co-star Roger Bart, who
played the flamboyant cos-
tume designer in Mel Brooks'
"Hello, Mel? I hope you'll
forgive me for this one."
"Hostel: Part II" is rated R
for (as the Internet Movie
Database states) "sadistic
scenes of torture and bloody
violence, terror, nudity, sexu-
al content, language and
some drug content." I think
that covers everything, but
I'm not too sure.'
"Black Snake Moan" -
Mock-exploitation pic about a
bitter bluesman (Samuel L.
Jackson) who chains up a
trashy nymphet. (Christina
Ricci) to save her soul.
(Believe me, it's better than it
"Zero Hour!" Dana
Andrews plays Ted Stryker, an
ex-fighter pilot forced to com-
mandeer a crew-stricken air-
liner. (If that sounds familiar,
it's because the plot and
even some of the dialogue -
were re-worked into the spoof
"Queen of Outer Space" -
Zsa Zsa Gabor plays the man-
hating queen of Venus. There,
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June 29, 2007
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Irish Pub, 967 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Call 249-9595.
Aromas Cigar, Wine & Martini
Bar, 880 A1A N., Ponte Vedra
The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-3338.
Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-9874.
DJs and female impersonators
Brix, 300 2nd Street N.,
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach 241-8848.
Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940.
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.
Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
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Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
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cert will lead to bigger things.
But meanwhile, the band members
intend to keep their day jobs, they
Ronny does sheet metal for Ray
Williams Sheet Metal Co. of
Jacksonville; Serena works at Publix o
County Road 210 and soon starts at
Flagler College; Woody is in property
management, and Mike is a crane
operator and bouncer at a St.
Jason, who ran the Oar House on
Mickler Road until it closed in Januar
said he does some construction work,
adding, "Mostly I fish .and play music
Monday's concert also features
Making Jack. Tickets are $5, and hour
are 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. For information,
Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach 241-
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.
Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-BIRD.
Giovanni's, 1161 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-7787.
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
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Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-5181.
Max's Restaurant, 1312 Beach
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Monkey's Uncle Tavern, 1850 S.
3rd St., Jacksonville Beach 246-.
Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
The Ritz, 139 3rd Ave., Jay
Sawgrass, 43 PGA Tour Blvd,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-3133.
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200 1st
Street, Neptune Beach 249-2922.
Spare Time Tavern and Grille,
1728 3rd St. N., Jacksonville
Tra Vini Italian Restaurant, 216
Ponte Vedra Park Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach Beach 273-2442.
Tree Steakhouse, 725-6 Atlantic
Blvd, Atlantic Beach 241-5600.
Twisted Martini, 822 AlA N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-0991.
Cirque du SoleiVs mash-up Beatles tribute is better than it should be Recycle This
By STEVE BAILEY.
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Saturday marks the first
anniversary of the premiere of
LOVE, Cirque du Soleil's
Beatles tribute now perform-
ing in Las Vegas.
The multi-media show will
tour major cities (including
Jacksonville ) next year. If you
can't wait that long and can't
spring for a trip to Vegas, do
the 'next best thing and enjoy
the show's shimmering
soundtrack album on
"LOVE" is, for lack of a bet-
ter word, a mash-up of Beatles
songs and recordings, pro-
duced by The Fab Four's veter-
an producer George Martin
and his son Giles as a sound-
track f6r a Cirque du Soleil
. stage-show: - ..
This album is better -- naw,
I'll stick my neck out and say
greater -- than it has any right
to be. Initially, I shuddered
every time I thought of the
album's conceit. By the time I
finished my first listen of it, I
was near tears.
The album begins with
"Because," from the album "
Abbey Road ." Here, "Because"
is an a cappella version
(probably the version released
in 1996 on "Anthology 3"),
blended with the sound of
flapping wings from the origi-
nal ,version of "Across the
Universe." It's a good
metaphor for the entire
album, which gently mixes
arid soars from that point on.
' Purists are'sure to quibble
about the Martins' tampering
with the original songs, but
for the most part the compila-
tion is tastefully and pleasura-
bly realized. For example,
"Being for the Benefit of Mr.
Kite!" is mixed with excerpts
from "I Want You (She's So
Heavy)" and "Helter Skelter,"
yet the song still fits Lennon's
original premise of a circus
come-on so authentic that
one can (in Lennon's .words)
smell the sawdust. Early ver-
sions of Lennon's masterwork
"Strawberry Fields Forever"
are skillfully blended with the
final version, which then
ends with euphorious clips
from "Hello Goodbye" and
"Piggies" And even the
LOVE etsion ifhit
hew fairly close to the origi-
nals (such as "I Am the
Walrus") sound better than
ever, with background chatter
and sounds that never seemed
fully "there" in the songs' ini-
Songs that you've heard .a
million times before suddenly
seem fresh and startling, just
like The Beatles' original work
did upon first listening. And
the album doesn't play it safe
by sticking with The Beatles'
most popular tunes -- it even
enhances some of the lesser
songs. For example, George
Harrison's "Within You
Without You," with seemed
the one.droning entry on the
epic "Sgt. Pepper" album, sud-
denly springs to new life
when combined with Ringo
Starr's drumwork from
"Tomorrow Never Knows."
Granted, you have to have a
bit of an open mind to accept
the album's very reason for
being. (One can't help but
wonder what John Lennon,
who poo-poo'd all attempts at
Beatles nostalgia, would think
of the posthumous compila-
tions of Beatles work that
have surfaced in the past
dozen years.) But if you can
get past that initial .barrier,
you'll find "LOVE" deeply sat-
isfying and a worthy addition
to the Beatles canon.
S e ,o' 04 'i*
Dr. R.G. Packo, DC
Medicine & P.T.
SHOW" This stage produc-
tion is presented at 8 p.m. every
Thursday and 8 p.m. and 10:30
p.m. Friday and Saturdays
through July 14 at 5 Points
Theater, 1025 Park Street,
Jacksonville. Modified audience
participation is permitted only
in the 10:30 p.m. show. Tickets
range from $21 to $34. Call 252-
1077 for information.
mystery thriller is stages at 7:30
p.m every Thursday through
Saturday until July 15 at The
Limelight Theatre, 11 Old
Mission Ave., St. Augustine.
Matinee performances are
scheduled at 2 p.m. June 30 and
July 7 and 14. A Tuesday show is
offered at 7:30 p.m June 26.
Tickets range from $15 to $22.
Student rush tickets are $10.
Call (904) 825-1164 for informa-
"THE WIZARD OF OZ"
- The classic musical is staged
through July 22 at the Alhambra
Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville. Doors open
at 6 p.m. for evening shows.
Performances begin at 8 p.m.
Matinees are held at 11 a.m. on
Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Admission ranges from $39 to
$46 for dinner and show. Call
641-1212 for information.
"LET'S PUT ON A
PLAY" Acting camps are
held July 9-27 at Players by the
Sea, 106 6th Street N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-
0289 for information.
"Thomas the Tank Engine" is live on stage Aug. 14 at the Moran Theatre. Tickets begin at $15.
For more information, call 632-3373 or visit artistseries.fccj.org.
Own your own
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and make your weekend spe
Opera and Chansons
The Orange Park Chorale
presents "Opera et
Chansons," an evening of
singing by Soprano Michelle
Nathalie Fares and Baritone
Clinton M.H. Weinberg,
accompanied by Bonita
Wyke. The presentation
begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at
St. Mark's Lutheran Church,
3976 Hendricks Avenue. For
information, call 904-386-
6308 or visit www.clinton-
The Friends of the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR), in partnership
with Coastal Outdoor Center,
will offer four kayak tours of
the Guana River in July. The
events will be held July 2,
July 14, July 16 and July 31,
all from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Participants will use double
kayaks. Cost of this event,
which is appropriate for age
15 and up, is $45 per person.
All kayaking equipment,
instruction, reserve entry fee
and tour and bottled water
are included. Call the Coastal
Outdoor Center at 904-471-
'4144 to reserve a space.
Photographer Carl Miller's
"Mayport: a disappearing
fishing village" exhibition
will be on display July 2-Sept.
3 at First Street Gallery, 216-B
First St., Neptune Beach. An
opening reception will be
held for Miller from 7-9 p.m.
July 6. First Street Gallery is
open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday-Saturday and from
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. It
stays open until 9 p.m.
Friday. For information, call
241-6928 or visit www.first-
Celebrate America's 231st
birthday with music and fire-
works from 6-10 p.m. July 4
at the Sea Walk Pavilion in
Jacksonville Beach. Leave the
fireworks, beginning at 9:30
p.m., to the professionals.
Activities begin at 6 p.m.
with a patriotic concert by
Navy Band Southeast. At 7
p.m,, a massing of the colors
ceremony pays tribute to all
the men and women whose
sacrifices.have made celebrat-
ing Independence Day possi-
ble. At 7:40 p.m., Navy Band
Southeast's rock 'n' roll band,
"Pride," performs a variety of
music. After the fireworks,
Navy Band Southeast finishes
the evening with a final
encore. For information, call
the Events Hotline, 247-6100,
Concerts in Plaza
Concerts in St. Augustine's
Plaza de la Constitucion,
which normally begin at 7
p.m. Thursday and run to 9
p.m., shift to Wednesday for
July 4, when the All-Star
Orchestra plays starting at 6
p.m. Concerts in the Plaza
are free. For information, call
904-825-1004 or visit
Friday, June 29
LAFRA Shrimp Dinner:
LAFRA 290 sponsors a shrimp
dinner from 5-8 p.m. at the
Branch Home, 390. Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. Dinner
comes with an $8 donation.,
Take-out dinners and the pub-
lic are welcomed. Call 246.
6855 for information.
Saturday, June 30
BAC Car Wash: The Beaches
Aquatic Club Swim Team
holds a car wash and 40-fami-,
ly yard sale from 8 .a.m.=12
p.m. at the BAC pool, located
at 297 Aquatic Drive behind
the Atlantic Beach Publix. The
BAC Dolphins will host the
event and are requesting dona-
tions for the sale. Items may be
brought to the BAC pool by
June 30 or call 242-8828 to
arrange donations. All pro-
ceeds go to the swim team.
FRA Fundraiser: THE Fleet
Reserve Association and Ladies
Auxiliary of FRA 290 will hold,
a fundraiser from 1 p.m. until
whenever. A potluck dinner
will be served from 2-6 p.m.
for a $6 donation. Theie t ill
be-a live band, games and door-
prizes. The event will be held
at the Branch Homes, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach.
Visitors are welcome. The
number to call for information
Monday, July 2
Leave 'Em Laughing: The
Jacksonville chapter of the
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society (a/k/a
Sons of the Desert) meets from
6-7:45 p.m. at Pablo Creek
Branch Library, 13295 ,Beach
Blvd. The theme of meeting is
"American Comedy Classics
Night," at which short subjects
will be shown. The movies to
be screened are a Bugs Bunny
cartoon, "Bully for Bugs"
(1953); a silent Charlie
Chaplin short, "The
Immigrant" (1917); Buster
Keaton's debut silent short,
"One Week" (1920); W.C.
Fields' sound short, "The Fatal
Glass of Beer" (1932); a rare
Marx Brothers sound short
from 1931; and Laurel &
Hardy's Oscar-winning sound
short, "The Music Box" (1932).
Admission is freeto all; free
light snacks and sodas will be
. served.. For information: call
Steve Bailey at 246-0312 or
visit the chapter's website,
Tuesday, July 3
BDC Board Meeting:
Beaches Democratic Club
holds a board meeting at 6:30
p.m. in the Beaches Branch
Library, 600 Third St. N.,
Thursday, July 5
. Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches: Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club. The
program is club review, busi-
ness and focus on golf tourna-
ment committee. Non-mem-
bers are encouraged to attend.
Their cost is $15. For informa-
tion, call club president Ed
Robinson at 610-3740 or visit
Yoga, Meditation and
Hiking: Joan and Jim Ryan of
Yoga with Joan & Jim and My
Wellness Hypnosis are offering
a stress release and relaxation
retreat. The Ryans will lead
yoga, meditation and hiking
for four days and three nights,
Sept. 27-30, pt Pura Vida
Resort .in the foothillss -of th
Blue Ridge Mountains in
Georgia. Included in the pack-
age are accommodations,
meals, daily yoga practices,
meditation sessions and a hik-
ing trip. For pricing, additional
information and to register,
contact Joan Ryan. at 240-4628
or at email@example.com.
Monday, July 9
Golf and Football: The sev-
enth annual Nease Football
Golf Tournament will be held
July 16 'at Marsh Creek
Country Club. The entry dead-
line is July 9. For information
on registering, sponsoring a
hole or donating, log on to
contact Fred Cole at 819-0652
Wednesday, July 11
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. in the
Center, 1320 Roberts Road,
Jacksonville Beach, near
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches. Beaches Watch meet-
ings are open to the public. Fof
information, call 513-9242 or
Saturday, July 14
Macintosh Group: The
recently reorganized Beaches
Macintosh Special Interest.
Group (SIG) will meet at 10:30
a.m. at the Beaches Branch
Library. Local software devel-
oper James H. Lee will report
on his recent trip to the Wide
World Developer's Conference
and demonstrate Mac OS 10.5
(Leopard) that is being
released in October. The meet-
ing is open to the public. For
information, call Phyllis
Haeseler at 246-9029.
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great summer of reading activities for children and youth of the Beaches.
Watch for Read BInGO, Scavenger Hunts, Art Contests and More at your library.
Young people participating in the Summer Reading Challenges will be recog-
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at the conclusion of the summer vacation, you can pick up BInGo cards and
Scavenger Hunt questions at the following locations:
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Members of the Red Hat Society Foxes chapter gather Monday for Bunko at the Beaches
Senior Citizens Center in Jacksonville Beach. The next Bunko night is July 23.
Saturday, June 30
Disabled Family Home: The 50s Married Adult Life
Group at Neptune Baptist Church hosts a yard sale from 8
a.m.-2 p.m. at the Neptune Beach Fraternal Order of Police,
2004 Forest Ave. The sale is designed to raise funds for a
Neptune Beach Baptist/Beaches Habitat for Humanity co-
sponsored home being built for a Neptune Baptist family
with significant disabilities. For information, call Beverly
Chandler at 241-5634.
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Music by Sea
The Music by the Sea
Concert Series, held every
Wednesday through the sum-
mer, features Power Play with
Cafe Eleven July 4. Music by
the Sea concerts run from 7-9
p.m. at the St. Augustine
Beach Pier Pavilion on AIA.
Admission is free, and din-
ners under $10 are available.
For information, call 904-
471-1686 or visit www.staug-
First Wednesday Art Walk
Wednesday Art Walk runs
from 5-9 p.m. July 4. The free
event, sponsored by
.Downtown Vision, Inc., fea-
tures exhibitions, music and
refreshments. For informa-
tion, call 904-634-0303.
Atlantic Beach Songwriters'
Night will be held from 6-8
p.m. July 8 in the Atlantic
Beach Cultural Arts and
Community Center (Adele
Grage) on the comer of
Ocean Boulevard and 7th
Street. Mike Shackleford is
the musical host. There is no
admission charge. Doors
open at 5:45 p.m. Seating is
on a first-come, first-served
basis. Acoustic Night is held
in Bull Memorial Park June
24 and July 22.
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
Center, 505 Guana River Road.
Attendees should bring lunches
and questions. The lectures are
free and open to the public. For
information, call 904-823-4500.
Exchange Club: The Exchange
Club of the Jacksonville Beaches,
a non-profit service 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 pro-
grams, is www.jaxbeachex-
changeclub.com. The Exchange
Club distributes funds to a vari-
ety of Beaches causes. For infor-
mation or to join, contact Jack
Morison at 904-318-7162 or at
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.
River City Singles Club: The
River City' Singles Club, Inc., a
chapter of the Singles Association
of Florida (SAF), holds a dance
from 8-11 p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, 1501 Hendricks
Ave., Jacksonville. Admission is
$8, $7 for members. Live music,
snacks and refreshments are pro-
vided. For information, call 779-
Kittens and cats that have been
veterinarian-checked and tested,
and that have shots .and been
neutered, are available for adop-
tion from 12-6 p.m. at PetCo at
Atlantic and Kernan boulevards.
Breathing For Peace:
Breathing For Peace, an introduc-
tory meditation class, is offered
from 1-2 p.m. at Cobalt Moon
Center, Sky Studio, 217 First St.,
Neptune Beach. Taught by
instructor Carol Lutker, the class
teaches methods of breathing
meditation to help increase
.relaxation and concentration
while bringing health -benefits
..an .'inner well-being. The fee is
$50 for six weeks or $9 per ses-
sion. Call 386-793-3013 for infor-
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 dona-
tion is $9, $5 for students. For
information arid other class
times, call 386-793-3013.
June 29, 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
PrY TALs :.
Name: Mona UKNLA%*AtID
Age: 5 1/2 years old
Breed: American and
Size: 70 pounds
Coloring: white with black
Residence: Atlantic Beach
Owner: Molly Kovac and
Favorite food: peanut but-
ter and mashed potatoes
Favorite pastime: sleep-
ing and eating
Mona is a very social dog who
believes that she is the queen
of 9th Street. She enjoys short
walks down the street and
flopping on her back in
neighbors' front yards for a
much loved belly rub. She not
only knows all of the human
residents of 9th Street, but is
friends with a number of cats
who live there as well. She
can be spotted from time to
time hanging out of the car
window with ears and jowls
flapping in the breeze.
To submit your pet to The Beaches Leader / Ponte 'edra Leader weekly Pet Tales please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (904) 249-9033 and ask for Kristin. You may also stop by
our office for information, 1114 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, Fla. 32250.
St 7ohns CoCunty
St. Johns County Animal Control is having a
pet adoption day on Saturday, July 14 from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Animal Control Center
north of St. Augustine.
Up to 80 dogs and 75 cats can be housed at
the shelter, that keeps the pets until they are
adopted or until no space available, when they
are put to sleep.
Twenty to 30 animals are adopted each
month. The adoption ft'eare $45 f6r, a.maleq
and $55 foi a female. Inclucd in the fee is spay-
ing or neutering and all shots.
Most of the 3,000 animals picked up annually
are cats, and only 5 percent of those cats are
reclaimed by their owners. Approximately 10
percent of the dogs picked up are reclaimed by
Virtually none of the animals picked up and
taken to the kennel are wearing collars or tags.
Once an animal is brought into Animal Control,
it is checked for the presence of a microchip,
weighed, inoculated and de-wormed.
If it has not been reclaimed after five days and
if its health and behavior are good, the animal it
put up for adoption.
The shelter is seeking volunteers to walk,
groom or cuddle the animals and help visitors
pet adoption day
This is a long haired female tortie that weighs
approximately 2 lbs. She is available for
adoption at the St. Johns County shelter.
select a pet. Anyone interested is asked to e-
mail their name and phone number to flanimal-
The shelter, open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
to Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, is at 130
N. Stratton Road, off U.S. 1 about 10 miles south
of County Road 210. Photos of animals are avail-
able at www.. co.st-johns.fl.us, click on county
"departments" at top left, then choose "animal
control" to view photos and information.
Argentina making better wine
ot long ago we were
asked to write a column
about malbec, a grape
variety that was demoted long
ago to play a minor role in
Bordeaux blends, but enjoying
a renaissance in Argentina.
Five years ago we doubt any-
one would have made the
request neither malbec or
Argentina was on anyone's
radar screen. But the request
signalled to us that this grape
variety has a new following.
Argentina winemakers aren't
surprised. They have seen
export sales increase dramati-
cally, especially in the United
States which dominates its
Why all of the recent atten-
tion? There are a number of
reasons, one being that
Argentina's producers are mak-
ing better wine today. Another
is the consumer's curiosity and
a. third is malbec's value.
Grown in Argentina's
warmer and drier climate, mal-
bec flourishes. Summers there
are hot and low in humidity.
Cool nights preserve the
grape's fruit and natural acidi-
ty. And the soil along in cen-
tral Mendoza, along the Andes
mountains, is ideal.
At a recent trade tasting
sponsored by Bacchus
Importers, viticulturist Pedro
Marchevsky told us his coun-
try has been producing wine
for centuries but didn't under-
and PATRICK DARR
'The Wine Guys'
stand quality wine until grow-
ers began research after the
phylloxera devastation. He
calls the changes a "revolu-
Malbec's major attributes is
the deep purple color and soft
tannins it brings to the mix,
but grown in Argentina the
grape variety adds a dimension
of complex flavors that range
from cherries to exotic spices.
We love the nutmeg, clove and
anise commonly found in
Although some of the most
prized wines from this region
are made entirely of malbec,
the grape variety is more com-
monly blended with a range of
grapes: Tempranillo, tannat,
bonarda and less often with
merlot and cabernet sauvi-
Here are some great malbecs
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Energy saving tips for the summer
It's summer again and I'm
really worried about my utility
bills going through the roof.
Do you have any tips on how I
can save a little bit of cash this
summer to spend on a new
pair of sandals instead of my
Summer is our favorite time
of the year. We love the longer
days (the better for working on
our DIY projects), warm
evenings, and time spent with
friends. What we don't like is
the astronomical energy bills
that come with the hot weath-
er. If you are done with spend-
ing a fortune in the name of
basic comfort, we have good
news. This summer you can
make saving money a breeze
by introducing a few simple
improvements to your home.
Tip 1: Know the Key to
To cut soaring bills without
sweltering through another
season, consider installing or
upgrading to an energy-effi-
cient central cooling system.
When browsing, look for an
ENERGY STAR symbol, which
denotes energy efficiency.
Tip 2: Not Your Grandma's
Individual room air condi-
tioners are an excellent way to
keep cool this summer and
have come a long way in the
past several years. Priced in the
$100-and-up range, window
units also come in the energy
efficient variety, so again, look
for an ENERGY STAR.
Tip 3: Let the Breezes Blow
Ceiling fans are a great way
of keeping cool and now come
in a host of styles to match any
decor. From sleek and sophisti-
HEIDI BAKER and
cated to dollea-up and theme-
based in a variety of colors, a
ceiling fan can make a great
accoutrement to a room while
saving money on energy bills.
Tip 4: Insulate Your Home
Insulation is one of the best
and least expensive ways of
lowering your bills during the
summer and winter.
Tip 5: Be Made in the Shade
Most heat enters your home
through the windows, poten-
tially hiking the temperature
by more than 20 degrees.
Consider awnings, light-reflect-
ing blinds or even an inexpen-
sive pair of curtains to block
out as much sun as you fancy.
Tip 6: Get Your Ducts in a
Leaky air ducts can waste up
to 12 percent of your home's
energy. Simple do-it-yourself
repairs include reconnecting
loose ducts, sealing joints and
tears with duct tape and
adding insulation wherever
Tip 7: Have Pool, Stay Cool
If you are lucky enough to
be able to dip into your very
own pool this summer, make
sure your money isn't going
down the drain. Lower the
pool's temperature to the mini-
mum recommended by the
manufacturer, and cover to
retain heat when not in use.
Tip 8: Landscape Your Way to
Planting trees, shrubs and
other foliage around your
home helps to block out the
summer sun and winter wind.
A shade tree at the southern
part of your home will act as a
great barrier and will look
Tip 9: Rebates + Financing =
Check with your local utility
company for special offers.
Making the move towards an
energy efficient home will not
only keep you cool this sum-
mer and give you some great
do it yourself jobs, but will also
earn you money.
Tip 10: Turn it Off!
Running appliances during
the middle of the day is more
financially straining and cre-
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La Posta Cocina Blend
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Aromatic with big spice notes
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medium body with red berry
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Susana Balbo Malbec 2005
($30). Full body, solid tannins
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Use color, wood and substance to make a room men will love
f you're a fan of old
movies, you'll often see
men's film scenes take
place in private libraries,
pool or games rooms, or a
smoking room. The men play
cards, shoot pool, sit and
smoke cigars in these dimly-
lit, wood-laden rooms plan-
ning their revenge, dis-
cussing some important
political topic or carrying out
an important scene in the
film. What these rooms have
in common are their roman-
tic dark colors, rich with ele-
ments of crystal, wood and
low-lighting and they're
just the kind of rooms that
appeal to men.
Twenty years ago, the fami-
ly living area was called the
den. Now it's called the great
room. When you think of a
den today, the word conjures
up a dark, dimly-lit cave.
Men love dens and private
spaces where they can carry
out their technological and
poker-playing fantasies. And
why not? Dark paneled
smoking rooms with bouil-
lon-fringed pool tables make
you want to go into them
and hang out for hours.
Simply having a room with a
pool table and mega-TV isn't
enough, though. A true
man's room requires the full
treatment to get the full
effect. That starts with the
Color sets the
No doubt the single biggest
element in a man's room is
color. Whether you're creat-
ing a library, a home office
or games room, color is the
starting point. Color cues
should come from men's
goods, too like the deep tan
color of a cigar, dark reds and
browns of leather, and the
rich deep greens of golfing
clubs. Light-colored walls
don't have nearly the appeal
or interest that a deep color
has. It also doesn't make
lighting look the same. Dark
colored walls make a room
more inviting and intimate.
Even the scenes from a
large screen TV pop and
come alive when surrounded
by a dark wall. When paint-
ings are really important,
many museums paint the
walls behind them a dark,
rich color to make the paint-
ing more important and
draw the attention to the art-
work. That's what dark walls
do for furnishings in the
room, too they make the
items in the room become
the focal points rather than
the four walls.
Create a cave
If you're thinking of refur-
bishing a room to make a
man's room, whether that's a
games room, media room or
some combination, bring the
interest into the room by
placing an important piece at
the end of the room. This
creates an inward draw to the
space. Use lampshades with
dark, opaque shades that
focus the light down and to
create a more interesting and
dramatic ambience. For fun,
add a faux zebra skin or
other animal skin, head or
element to the room. A
man's room cries out for
some kind of animal con-
quest, but it doesn't have to
be real if you don't have one
or don't like them. Add
heavy wood elements in the
room and select sturdy furni-
ture with larger legs. Avoid
fine details and frilly drapery.
Select heavier drapes with
heavy trim detailing and pos-
itively no flowers.
A man's room also needs
leather, as this is the fabric of
choice for most men. Large
leather chairs or sofas with
nail head trim look fabulous.
And speaking of large, men
like TVs the way they like
their steaks and that's big.
So, think generously for your
man's room on all propor-
tions and you'll hit a home
run. Even if this room is your
media or games room for
everyone in the home, con-
sider making this the room
with a manly appeal. That's
because manly rooms are
also cozy, appealing places
for women too.
Kathryn Weber is a home
and decorating columnist who
publishes the Real Home E-
Zine. She welcomes your com-
ments and questions. For more
information, go to
email questions to
Photo by www.getdecorating.com
This room is obviously a man's office just by looking at the wood paneled walls, heavy carved desk, bar area and opaque lamp-
shades. Dark and intimate rooms with rich details define rooms that men love.
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By Maria Favotto Stevens, MS, BSN, RN
Why Is The Sandwich
Generation In Need of
Home Care Services?
In the United States and especially in
Florida's Duval, Clay and St. John's
Counties, we have seen a dramatic
service increase of the elderly popula-
tion. More than 25% of American fam-
ilies are involved, in some way, with
elder-parent care today. Many of these
families require double incomes, not
'only to maintain themselves and their
children's lives, but to support the
added responsibility of maintaining
their parents' well-being. Those who
now find themselves in this role-rever-
sal are sometimes referred to as "the
Sandwich Generation." Suddenly,
today's middle-aged parents are often
forced to step into a new role as the
adult-child of an elderly, and often ill,
family member, one that may even
require constant care. It is often diffi-
cult to foresee or prepare for when our
parents may become ill, or incapacitat-
ed to some degree.
Most U.S. families unexpectedly
become involved with the daily care of
a loved one often without warning,
training, resources, or support. Some
admit they felt completely unprepared
to deal with the many unfortunate
legal, financial, physical, and emo-
tional issues associated caring for an
Reputable homecare agencies, organ-
izations, and other resource groups
have found there are many variables
that evolve individually from the ever-
changing elderly population. They
understand the core of this specialized
care is to anticipate, plan, and, if nec-
essary, to intervene expeditiously and
safely, ensuring the best possible out-
come for the elderly patient and their
Some look to home care agencies for
bathing, feeding, meal preparations,
dressing, ambulation/transferring, toi-
leting issues, medical/non-medical
transportation, medication reminders,
light housekeeping, and companion-
ship. Family members often live away
from their parents. Even if they live in
close proximity, they sometimes find
themselves stretched too thinly to pro-
vide the requisite care, or to commu-
nicate regularly with their parent's
caregivers. Yet coordinated communi-
cation is an important and integral
element promoting continuity of
Many families are torn between the
financial issues related to their family's
future such as saving for their own
retirement and their children's college
education. For their aging parents, it
may include housing options, nursing
homes, social security issues, Medicare
and Medicaid issues, short term and
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"Yes, the real estate mar-
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don't think it's as bad as
the news media report,"
she says; "Interest rates
have risen but still favoring
the borrower and the hous-
ing market now favoring
the buyer/ borrower, it is a
great time to buy."
Sellers seem to be adjust-
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lowering prices if need be,
according to Babish.
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"Even in doing so, the larger
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profit maybe not the same profit as
in the past, but still a profit nonethe-
less and, in my opinion, neither
party is on the losing end."
You can put Margaret's experience to
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Babish Mortgage into a successful busi-
ness with a good reputation, she
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February. She offers her clients the
same personalized service, but now
with a plus all under one roof.
"By joining Countrywide Home
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Babish, who through personalized cus-
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Countrywide Home Loans is an A-to-
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Babish of Countrywide Home Loans can do
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located just down the hall, along with
a loan processor and closer."
With Margaret, your file stays here
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3 lots available between 1st and 2nd St.
50x125. $395,000 each. (904)333-7873.
833 8TH St. So Jax Bch, nice area, zoned
2 family, appraised $220,000 asking
MAYPORT VILLAGE lot (last one)
1beT ..I. B eenea patio, all apple.
| Duplex 2/1.5 $139k each
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NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS!!
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Lot 189: 7.2 ac Awesome Mountain views!! $109,900
Lot 157: 1.3 ac Spectacular view!! Level $59,900
Lot 27: 2.1 ac Great view Level $59,900
Lot 158:4.2 ac Cul-de-sac 180 degree view!! $119,900
Lot 163: 3.7 ac Wooded level-- private 559,090
RIGHT ON THE OCEAN
Vista Del Mar Condo at Jax Bch. 1/1, new
appliances. $325K. Ph. '(904)282-1131,
Mdlbrg c. 868-6338.
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. 10 minutes from
beach. $200,000 and up. Hurry! Kay Hew-
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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JULY 1, 1-4PM
2018 Rosewood Dr. Neptune Bch., 3/2,
florida room, large fenced backyard,
w/beautiful in-ground pool. $319,200 Saw-
grass Group Realty, Mark Ryan,
OAK HARBOR GEM, totally gutted & ren-
ovated 4BR/2BA, 1600sf, 1 block to boat
ramp, 5 minutes.to beach, $25,000 under
appraisal, $219,900. 246-6337
Saturday, 6/30 12-2pm
13358 Egret Key $229K
Updated 3/2 on culdesac.
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canal. Asking $425,000 will consider an
offer. Call 226-6673 Vincent Roland or
249-2268 Rose Roland.
CLOSE TO the Beaches and move-in
ready. 3/1 remodeled pool home in Sand-
lewood. Features a tiled eat-in kitchen,
wood floors and fresh paint. Glassed in
patio overlooking pool and large private
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newer roof ('03), new A/C and new pool
pump. Perfect location and perfectly
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13747 BSHADY WOODS ST. N. 32224
/2.5 25+6sq fton I large pnra
lot baking to pretre Cion cu-de-sac!
3/2 1901 sq ft w/Great Room & Huge
Backyard! UPDATED! $353,900
Renovated 1206 sf 3 Bedroom 2 Bath,
Large Backyard Sanctuary, Lovely
Beach Home, walking distance to beach
& park. $346K
TOWNHOME IN S. JAX BEACH
2/2.5 charming & spacious on large
corner lot just blocks to ocean! $240,000
S. JACKSONVILLE BEACH
3/2 2-car garage 1616 sq ft w/large
wood deck, hot tub and fenced
2/2.5 1344 sq ft Townhome on large
fenced corner lot just steps to the ocean!
3/2 2-car garage 1367 on cul-de-sac
street, screened porch and yard!
LOG HOME IN NEPTUNE BEACH
3/2 2400 sq ft on private wooded lot on
quiet street! $399,000
2/2 approx 1400 sq ft condo. Boat slip
to accommodate a 45+' boat $320,000
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3BR/2BA, home on cul-de-sac! 1326 sq
3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/brand new
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3/2 home on cul-de-sac w/stone tile!
1691 sq.ftl $322,500.
3/2 1691 sq ft Very well maintained
home w/Flonda Rooml $259,000
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedral Sun
deck, balcony and more! $925,000.
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq
ft home w/in-ground pool! Built in 19951
LOT EAST OF A1A PVB
50x125 Vacant lot off Solano Rd w/Golf
Course View! $395,000.
PONTE VEDRA/PALM VALLEY
4BR/4.5BA, 4200 sq ft! BRAND NEW
POOL HOME IN PONTE VEDRA
3/2.5 2250 sq ft, oversized lot w/private
backyard and lots of decking $614,000!
4/3 2085 sq ft Corner Lotl In-ground
ICW POOL home, 3BR/ 2BA. Reduced.
24hr recorded info. (904)421-9410 ext.
Located in a very quiet, non-traffic cul-de-
sac @ 1861 Beachside Ct. 3BR/2BA,
1700+sf, 2-car garage-heated & A/C. pan
be used as a guest room. 1 block to ocean.
Asking $585,000 OBO. (904)249-2268.
MARSH FRONT Neptune Beach, 4/2,
newly remodeled, $499,000 OBO,
QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD IN NEPTUNE
BEACH, all brick, 3000sqft., 4/2.5,
screened pool, formal LR and DR, open
family room, large master suite, $584,000,
3BR/2BA, APPROX 2000sf. incl. office
+15x32 rec room. 2 car garage. covered
patio. Large rot w/15ft. pool. Near Queens
Harbor. $225,000. (904)249-4324.
ATLANTIC BEACH 4BR/2BA w/pool,
stainless steel appliances, completely re-
modeled, 1575sf, $262,000. 233-0840.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
wood floors, screen porch, cathedral ceil-
ings, corner lot, $259,900 Open House
Saturday & Sunday 12-3pm. 1476 East-
wind Dr. 249-7734.
WELCOME HOME. Unique 3BR/2.5BA
oceanview T/H directly across from the
ocean, features three levels living space,
two patios and much more, $665,000, also
3BR/2BA CB brick front home, 6 blocks to
beach, features deep lot, newer carpet,
roof and AC, $309,900. Kathy Tiliakos,
Vanguard Realty. (904)465-3053.
PONTE VEDRA'S BEST HOME
VALUE! An immaculate home on one
of PVB's prettiest lake/ preserve lots, this
4,971sf pool home is NOW JUST
$1,050,000. 4BR/3BA +cabana bath
down, double bonus rooms w/private
baths (perfect for BR's or hobby/exercise
rooms) up. NO better value for a home of
this size and location. Private pool, tennis
for the neighborhood. Call Berry & Co. Re-
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4/3 cul de sac, huge yard.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
3/2 close to Sunshine Park and JTB.
NORTH JAX BEACH
3/2, 1.car garage, updated, across
form Tall Pines Park. $298,000
3/2, Wonderful neighborhood,
Close to Schools, Huge Master
2/2 furnished minimum
3 month lease. $1,200
2/2 TH blockok to beach $1100
Available June 15th
Naomi Delmont licensedreal estate broker
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.
Pool Home Reduced in Ponte Vedra
Lakefront 5/5 on culdesac, screened
pool/spa, lanai, bonus room, in-law suite,
wood, tile floors, 3 car garage. .$639K.
Below Builder Cost in Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $485K.
Make Offer in Pablo Bay- Brick, lakefront
4/2, covered lanai, tile floors, 42 inch cabi-
nets, open kitchen with island, corian
counters, pool/tennis. $449K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $339K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Nearly .new
lakefront 3/2.5, loft, open patio, spacious
kitchen, formal LR/DR on culdesac lot.
Over $40k in upgrades! $289,900.
Exceptional in Egrets Glade- 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
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
806-A 3rd St. Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Built in 2005
1 ACRE ESTATE LOT: .in
Pablo Creek Reserve. $429,900
Great investment opportunity in
Vilano Beach. 3 adjacent lots
available for $2,900,000
NEW BEACH SUBDIVISION:
9 lots ready for custom homes
on 15th Street S.
Starting at $275,900
4BR/2BA all brick home in quiet
beach neighborhood. $449,900
Call Jason Jarrett @
609 10TH Ave. N. 3/ 2, 2 car garage, lyr
old roof, A/C, heat & windows, electric,
plumbing. Concrete block w/ new stucco.
Needs int. cleaned up, as is. $295,000.
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.
6 BLOCKS TO OCEAN
3BR/1BA, carport w/ laundry room.
$285K. 601 7th Ave. S., Jax Beach,
ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase. $799,000, 514-1090.
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stunning custom fireplace open to pool, approximately 4,000 square feet, four
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PVB, LOVELY Waterfront Home,
4BR/3BA +bonus. Plantation shutters,
hardwood floors, heated, screened pool
and much more in Odoms Mill $669,000.
(904)280-5170 or (904)616-5274.
ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$209,000. Tim 509-9071.
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
comer lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
IMarvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
O \Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
3/2 home, walking distance to ocean, open floor plan, cul-de-sac, 2 car garage, security
system, beautifully landscaped with irrigation system, termite bond, built 2001. Move in
condition will not last long at this price. REDUCED $319,500
1/1 Vista Del Mar, oceanfront condo 2nd floor unit. Fantastic ocean view from enclosed
balcony. Pool, clubhouse and laundry facilities on site. $349,900
Residential/commercial-1626sq' in 3 buildings-business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
2/2 The Fountains, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $196,900
1647 Sunnyside Ave., Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $250,000
1647 Bermuda Road, Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house, 940sq' on .14 acres. Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. $175,000
3/2 townhome, 1240sq'. Renovated, many upgrades. Fully equipped kitchen. $1,000 mth
3/2 home, 2128sq'. Many upgrades community pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, playground.
Availahble 7/1/07 $1,575 mth
Call Rosemary Naughton LJ
"She KnOWS the beaches!"
Magical Selva Re-Creation on
"Old Dirt"- Reduced!
Nlagruficent newly rebu It designer 4/3, elegant blend of function
& cool! Wd firs, chef-grade kit. w/granite, .s.. gorgeous tilework.
Stunning baths! I15x 188 poolable lot. $847,000.
S. JAX. BCH
Weekender Beachside Getaway
Delightful 2/2.5. 2 short blocks to ocean in small compound of 6
coquina attached hones. No monthly fees! Sunny spaces, f-place.
beachie deck and private backyard. 2-car carport. S354.000
Reduced For Youll 5 Blks to Beach!
Inviting 3/3 plus Bonus/office. Low maintenance stucco., wd. &
tile dow n. PriN ate lot wv/ pond easement, close to ocean, eateries
& JTB work hubs. Seller packed & ready to go! $395.000
Remarkable Reduction! Just Blks to Ocean!
"'Nearly Nerw" sunny 4/3.5. short stroll to oceanwaves, east-side
of AIA. Gracious foyer, huge GR/Kit. Private guest a ing down,
elegant NI. Suite up. Close to everything you need! $539,000,
Easy Living Waterfront Retreat
Cnsp. spacious 2/2 Summer House cottage/condo on peaceful lake.
near pool amenities & clubhouse. Sharp granite/ s.s. upgrades, f-
place, cul-de-sac setting, private bch. access. $309,000
Sweet, Sunny Dollhouse -Village of Pablo
Lovingly maintained 3/2. formal LR/DR, vault ceils, inviting
open GR/Kit. w/fireplace. Beautifully manicured yard. deep
comer lot. Minutes to bch & work hubs. $279.000.
"DEERCREEK Steal-Deal!"... DRASTICALLY REDUCED
Fabulous 4/3 + Bonus in ideal comm. near work & shopping.
Lovely openness for entertaining. Formal LR/DR w/ lakeview!
Really a smart, savvy buy in prestigious community, $475.000.
Southern Hospitality- Hampton Park
Casual, elegant 4/2.5. gorgeous wood firs & plantation
shutters thru-out! Lrg GR/Kit- granite isle, s.s. Sunny
LR/DR. high ceils, crown mold. co,v. lanai on deep
poolable lot. $474,500.
Huge Waterfront- Restore or Build New
Amazing 175x 226 vintage 2-lot parcel. stunning city skyline &
Alltel views! Orig. Millers Creek 1940's classic. Ideal split into
2 buildable lots or create dream estate! $1.200.000.
REDUCED UNDER MARKET VALUE
$999,900 4200SF 3 BLOCKS TO OCEAN
2 Yr Old House 3 Story w/elevator on Cul-
De-Sac. 6Bdrm/3Ba plus office. High Ceilings,
Wrap Around Porches, Low Maintenance on
85x142 Lot. Priced well below apprasial. A
Incredible Price for Old Atlantic Beach
Below Replacement Value
5Bdrm/3Bath 3300sq/ft new remodeled. 2
1/2 blks to the beach. Absolutely Beautiful
2Story-Cedar Shake on 55x130 Private Lot w/
wooded deck. Open Fir Plan-Brazilian Cherry
Floors thruout, State-of-the-art ktichen.This is
a Motivated Seller $950,000
Seaside Gated Comm. Luxury I IOME!
Magnificent custom home w/ state-of-the-art
kit.-You could not rebuild this home with this
qUality in finish levels at this price today. IT's
3WESOME! 4/ 3.5 ba, 2-story, all bdrms up,
3486 sq ft, Mediterranean stye w/ barrel le
rf. Private beach access. $1,269,000
Roof Top ocean views 1/2 block to ocean
New Construction! Town Home 4/4.5, 3 story
w/elevator, 2-car gar., Construction almost
complete. High-End Finish Levels Offered at
BEST BUY NAI 'I IE BEACI I AT T llS PRICE
1/2 Blk to 19th Bch Access. Completely
REMODELED Townhome. New state of the art
kitchen w/granite, ss apple, 42" cabinets, ALL
UPDATED baths, lighting, appliances, deck,
landscaping and more .... 3 bdrms plus loft/
office, 2.5 ba, 1900 sq ft plus 2 car garage.
Don't miss this opportunity.
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.
ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa & decking throughout,
sitting on two large city lots, beautiful
oaks. Reduced to $310,000. 941 Ruth
Ave. Motivated seller, (904)338-4303.
UNDER $250K, 3BRJ2BA, ICW, OLD
SAN PABLO. Great yard. new kitchen
w/42" cabinets, granite countertops, SS
appliances. Almost everything new. MUST
Jax Beach 3/1 with bonus room. Move in
ready, large lot, 1372sf, $239,000. 241-
33 FAIRWAY Ln. Jax Bch Golf Course
home, heated area, approx 1900sf., lot
100x150, gutted interior. $350K as is.
BRICK HOME in Holiday Harbor REDUCED TO SELL $274,900
Home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage with large
private yard in established neighborhood. Light and bright with
neutral colors through-out home. MLS # 367840
WATER FRONT HOME in Queens Harbour $1,099,900
Home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, office, bonus room, 3 car
garage. Hardwood floors, stone, granite, marble through-out
home. Open, split floor plan with gourmet kitchen. A must see.
Dock boat in your own backyard. MLS # 344562
1BR/IBA CONDO IN GRAND
Cozy and Clean.
,. 4 MLS # 379033
w l PFroplerties
PONIES VEDRA CONDO & EASI OF AIA
MLS 347943 Elegantly appointed 3BR/2.5BA
townhome w/htd & cooled FL room addition,
upstairs porch off of master, wood firs in LR &
DR area, new appliances that convey, & com-
munity pool, clubhouse & tennis courts.
MIS# 363860 2BR/2BA condo, close to
clubhouse, pool, beach & restaurants. Open
floor plan w/many upgrades. Great water
view! $398,500 285-1800
RARE OCEANFRONT LO!M
MLS# 364067 4BR/3BA. 115 ft. of ocean
frontage. Zoned RG2. Survey on file.
LUriRY CHAlMINOG OME
MLS# 359063 Located across from the
ocean on The Blvd. Totally renovated to
enhance personality of original beach cottage,
it features approximately 4000 SF,
4BR/4.5BA, plus den & loft, brick terrace,
patio w/pool & lovely views! $2,695,000
MLS# 363841 2BR/2BA 1st floor condo,
whirlpool tub, private screened porch &
garage. REDUCED !$199,900 285-1800
MLS# 366663 Oceanfront community
townhome w/private beach access,
2BR/2.5BA & loft/office, fenced courtyard,
carport w/storage. $380,000 285-1800
MIS# 312126 2nd fir 2BR/2.5BA, 2090
interior SF, 255 SF terraces, many upgrades,
kitchen/FR, gas FP, stove, wine cellar, storage,
2-car garage, condo amenities: concierge,
fitness cntr, 24-hr security, oceanfront pool &
more. $1,700,000 285-1800
-SOUI JAX BEACH &FASOFAIAI
MLS# 327242 Popular area near shopping,
entertainment, schools, JTB & beaches.
Duplexon 100' x 120' lot, otherlot50' x 120'.
If duplex removed will be 3 buildable lots at
50' x 120' each. $1,350,000 285-1800
MIS# 363747 9th fir southeastern comer,
end unit, like new 3BR/3BA, 2300+SF,
oceanfront balcony, endless oceanviews.
Granite counters, SS appl., pre-wired surround
sound. $1,250,000 285-1800
OCEANFRONT HOME in OLD All BEACH
MLS# 368225 Totally remodeled
7BR/4.5BA w/wood firs, 2-grand FP, library/
office, in-ground/heated pool,3-cargarage, w/
2-rm guest apartment & covered patio.
IN PONITE VEDRA
MIS# 308931 Set on almost 2 acres in the
Guana, very private & gorgeous 3BR/4.5BA
home offers a theater, wine, game & hobby
rms, guest cottage w/GR, kitchen, 1BR/1BA,
patio w/pool, summer kitchen, covered lanai
& pergola! $2,595,000 285-1800
GREAT CONDO IN
PONE VED BEAD
MLS# 360872 Fabulous totally renovated
1st floor 2BR/2BA unit w/lake views& great
privacy, scrmd lanai, FP & great Belleza
community amenities. This unit canbe rented
& shows beautifully. $219,000 285-1800
Reduced- $549,000 Old Atlantic Beach
1 Story Concrete block on oversized lot
(66x125). 3/2 1774 SE Plenty of room to expand
or build new. Priced at $549,000 Current setbacks
allow for 4000 plus SF home.
Absolute Charm! Perfect Condition!
Almost New Custom Home in Old Atl. Bch less
than 3 blocks to the Beach. Open Flr Plan- 2 Story
2500 SF 4br/2.5ba plus bonus rm. Hrdwd Firs
10' ceilings, screened in porch off kitchen plus 2
car gar. riced to Sell $879,000.
Selva Marina -Completely Remodeled
3/2ba sits on a huge lot. Pleanty of rm for pool or
expansion. This house has been completely
remodeled down to the studs. Pella windows, wd
firs, granite counters, ss appl. and more. Priced
to sell! $499,900
New 2 bdrm condos in Atl Bch starting at
$280,000's- No payments until 2008
New 2 Bdrm Condo in Atlantic Beach Starting at
$280,000's. No Payment till 2008. TTL 6 Condos
-3Blks from Ocean. Gourmet Kitchen, SS Appls.
Granite, 18" Tile Thruout -Beautiful Courtyard.
20% Down. No Payments until 2008
Great Investment Opportunity -
East of 3rd Street
Quadraplex with 4 easy to rent Studio Apartments.
Only steps to the ocean! Offered at $639,000
New Price $649,000
Unobstructed Oceanviews Sth Jax Beach
3/3.5Ba 3-story Townhome Built 2002 Corner
lot w/fenced side yd. Gar.. Mint Condition Up-
OVER 1/3 ACRE OF LAND $99,900
off San Pablo with Mobile Home
on Property. MLS # 377872
Realtor (904) 813-9066
PALENCIA 1. ACRE
MLS# 253880 One-of-a-kind lot on
cul-de-sac, private, wooded, and wide.
Backs to nature preserve, nice berm
around property. Paid club membership.
Var. MIS#'s Luxury condos dwntwn
w/breathtaking views of St. Johns River.
Elevator, upgrades, balconies, gourmet
kitchens. Fabulous amen. incl. 9th fl
pool/spa, sundeck, bar & fitness cntr.
Pricedfiom$424,900- $lmil. 241-2417
BEAUIlFUL HOME in 1'lE COVE
@ RIVE ST. JOHNS
MLS# 370583 3BR/2BA, 1785 sq. ft.
home w/hardwood & tile floors on a
quiet street. Amazing master suite
w/huge master bath. Walk to comm.
pool & boat ramp 2 blks away. A steal
-Must see! $259,900 241-2417
ATLANTIC BEACH OEM!
MLS# 371519 3BR/2BA on large lot,
updated kitch, newer carpet, bckyrd rg
enough for pool, few blks to beach.
CONDO ON THE RIVER
MLS# 372406 Top fir, 2/2, 1169sf,
gated, San Jose, river views, balcony.
Pool & clubhouse. $299,900 241-2417
CHARMING POOL HOME
MLS# 349814 3/2w/all brick exterior.
Hardwood & ceramic flooring, double
fireplace, & screened lanai. $319,900
PRISTINE PONTM VEDRA BEACH
CONDO IN G4ED OCEAN LNKS
MLS#3768991/1, fabulous lake & golf
course views from private, scmd lanai,
943 SF, 2nd fir, 1 car gar & stoiageZfl
appls incL Resort style amenities & t
loc near bch. $169,500 241-2417
PONIE VEDRA BEACH CONDO
MLS# 359866 Private location,
beautiful lake views, very clean,
numerous updates: $185,000 241-2417
1TE ALOHA COlTAGE
MLS# 357997 Beautiful wood floors,
3 bedrooms/2 baths, updated kitchen.
Walk, run orbike to the beach. $329,900
TOWNHOUSE AIL BCH
MLS# 356056 2 bedroom/ 2.5 bath.
Steps to the beach. Oversized 2 car
garage, tri-level, hardwood floors,
spacious rooms, deck. $380,000
AILANIC BCUH TOWNHOME
MLS# 371327 Come see this newly
redone TH steps to ocean in AB.
2BR/1.5BA, deckoff master, new carpet
& paint, corian counters, comm. pool.
s15 MINUTES TO MAYPORT, NAS/
MLS# 377919 3BR/2BA well
maintained home with warranty and
bond. $210,000 241-2417
graded. No Condo Fees. Beach Access- Priced
to Sell $649,000
Beach Place Featuring Roof Top
Terrace with Swim Spa
Fir Plans 1665 to 1700SF All impeccably de.-
signed 3br/2ba w/Large Balc, Gar. Parking &
Roof Top Terr. w/Swim Spa, Summer Kit. &
"cean views. 8 Homes Ranging from $599,000-
$629,900 Corner 13th Ave. S & 2nd St. S.
Reduced $20k FOR QUICK SALE- Almost New
Townhome- S. Jax Bch- Walking distance to Beach.
2 stry- 3br, 2.5ba, 1900sqft, town home tile
and hrdwd firs, gran. counters in kit. & baths.
SS apple, w/.priv. fence, Priced to Sell $369,000
Investment Property-Awesome Unobstructed
Ocean Views- Sth 1st Street
West Side 1st St. at Oceanfront Park Multi-
family 2bldgs, Corner Lot 62.5x85. Updated in
last 3yrs. $995,000.
Mint Condition- Lake Views-
3/2 w/scrned patio over-looking bckyd to lake
vw. Completely replumbed, all new carpet & kit.
firing. All appl. Incl.Open flr plan, plantation
shutters thruout, 2 car side enrty gar.. $339,000
Like New- 10 Min to Beach $249,900
3Bdrm/2Ba Mint Condition- 1435 SF with Fire-
place- Split Floor Plan Built in 2001 in
Bentwater. Private Back Yard Large enough
MARSHFRONT HOME IN PV! 3117 La
Reserve Dr. Fiddlers Marsh, E of A1A.
3/2, spectacular HW floors, new carpet,
new paint, 2 car gar, screened lanai.
$319,000 Call 885-1298 Photos @
TopSell.com Owner Lic. R/E Agent
EAST HAMPTON, excellent location at
Baymeadows/ 9A. Charming home, 4BR
2.5BA, 1901sf, pristine condition. FSBO.
$325,000. Realtor co-op welcome. Call
PONTE VEDRA, Cranes Lake, 2BR/
2.5BA townhouse. Pool &- tennis.
$180,000. Call 710-8858.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1Bq/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $225,000. Call (904)246-6758.
PVB 2BR/2BA, $189K firm. Thousands
Below Marker. SummerHouse Amenities.
' Wesi AlA i904j708-3331
WOLF CREEK, 2BR 2BA, grc.una levei.
s/s appliances, W/D $164,500, Grace El-
lis, All Pro Realty Specialists Inc.
PVB FOUNTAINS Best Buy (#66) ap-
prox. 1500sf, 2BR/ 1.5BA new carpet-
paint. 2 pools, clubhouse, tennis, storage
shed. OPEN HOUSE, Sat & Sun., 1-4pm.
Only $169,000. 708-0208.
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.
VILLAS MARSH Landing, 2/2, gar., fur-
nished, golfcourse view, screened lanai,
ICW FOR $180KII Contemporary 2/2 in
3yo gated Centex community, pool, play-
ground, end unit, 20" terracota tile
throughout, 1-car garage, kitchen up-
grades, close to 9A. Call 997-8002..
Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Neptune Beach, upstairs, $1050/mo.
includes utilities. (661)803-6275.
ATLANTIC/ JAX Beach, 2BR apartments,
CH&A, WDHU, no pets. $825-$895/mo.
ACROSS FROM OCEAN
101 S. 16th Ave. Jax Beach. 2BR/1BA
Apt. WDHU, CH&A. No dogs. $995/mo.
Security deposit equal 1/2 rent. Broker
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' corner lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. SACRIFICE at
2 WATERFRONT condos, 1 oceanfront in
Jax Beach, the second just 3 miles away
with deep water pier on ICW. Live on the
ocean and dock your boat for free by rent-
ing second condo. $850,000. Call owner
PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962, (928)634-7402.
ON KING & Bear in World Golf Village,
Luxury flats w/priv. elevators, clubhse, 2
car garage, all concrete block, const.
2160sf.- 2783sf. Golf initiation incl. Upper
$400.000's Laterra Links. (904)940-5388.
FBO. ATLANTIC Beach Just steps from
ocean, 3BR/2BA, ground floor condo, fully
furnished, SEAPLACE. Pool., patio,
excellent. $269,900. (904)247-1049.
OWNER FINANCING!! Beautiful,
2BR/2BA condo in Jacksonville Beach, no
one above or below; $238k, $15k down;
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $117,900.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
ON WATERWAY at Beach Blvd. Step on
your boat & go! Slip included.. 2BR/2BA,
ground unit. $390,000, 504-2218.
BEAUTIFUL OCEAN views. Looking for
partner, $50,000 equal ownership, Jax
Beach luxury. Private elevator, 4/4. Viking,
wood floors, garage, 343-7778.
OCEAN LINKS- ground floor, 2/2, FSBO,
JAX BEACH, 1/1 Apartment; 4 blocks to
beach, 550sqft, utilities included,
$800/mo., 21 Sandra Dr., 994-6864.
2BR/1BA SMALL deck, washer dryer
hook-up, central heat & air, includes wa-
ter. No dogs. $990/mo + dep. Available
August 1st. 465-2653 or 463-0222.
DUPLEX- HISTORIC Springfield, 1416
Pearl St., upper unit. Large 2BR, hard-
wood floors, country kitchen, pantry.
$625/mo. +deposit. No pets. 223-5211,
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, CH&A,
WDHU, 1.5 blocks to ocean. $1295/mo +
WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
ATLANTIC BEACH- efficiency apt. w/kit, efficiency, $550/mo; 1BR, $600/mo; 2BR,
just 2 blks to ocean Laundry on property. $750/mo; laundry room in building. Credit
$550/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141. check. No pets. 514-8530.
JAX BCH, 2/1.5 townhome, LR/ DR
combo, eat-in-kitchen, b'fast bar, 4 blks to
ocdan. $950/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
3212 ANTIGUA DRIVE, Ocean Cay devel-
opment. You can walk to the beach.
4BR/3BA. All showing Saturday, 2-4pm;
will co-op. Call for information, 891-2136.
SOLANO CAY, 3BR/2.5BA, PONTE VE-
DRA SCHOOLS. $315K. walk to beach,
dining, shopping. Like new!
487 4TH Ave. S. New 3/2.5, has wood
floors, granite, stainless apple spa tub,
1560sf. Call now, $339,000. 387-3555
Watson Realty Corp.
THE CONDO CONNECTION
TOWNHOMES, LOFTS, CONDOS, & HOMES
At The Beach
SANDPIPER Oceanfront Listing. 2/1 Terracotta tile. Fabulous
view of the beach. Covered parking & storage.MLS# 371646 $397,500
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 1/1 Ground floor unit w/
wooded view from the screened lanai. Clubhouse, pool, gated.
MLS# 374480 $134,900
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 3/2 for the price of a 2/2, 1 yr
HOA. Huge lanai, garage, pool. Beautiful gated community
REDUCED $214.800. MLS# 328788
THE COLONY WALK to the BEACH. 2/2, beautiful gr floor w/
wooded views. Wood floors, tile, fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE.
MLS# 326635 $224,000 REDUCED OBO
St. Augustine 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available
OLD TOWN VILLAGES: 1/1 gr fl condo w/ Garage. Crown
moulding, tile, carpet, scr lanai. Nature preserve, pool, fitness.
MLS# 358416 $169,900
TALK TO THE TWINS
Diane Barr Donna Sandiford
234-9997 0 386-5800
uJ ne 29 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
LOOK! 2/1 APTS., remodeled, clean
$850-$900/mo. +dep.. One tiled, one
brand new wood floors, brand new kitch-
en/ bathroom cabinets w/ corian counter
tops. Unbelievably beautiful place, must
see to appreciate. 810 2nd Ave. N., JB.
No pets. Credit check. 246-3690, 333-
JAX BCH 2BR/ 2BA, frplc., W/D, 3 blocks
to beach, $1075/mo. Call (904)742-6423.
2 & 3BR HOUSES & condos, starting at
$1000/mo. Call (904)249-2840.
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.404 13th Ave. S.,
Unit A, Jax Bch. No pets. $825/mo,
$825/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.
ATLANTIC BCH, Spacious 2BR/2.5BA,
Selva Lakes townhouse, 2 car garage,
new appliances, remodeled master bath,
community pool, $1375/mo. Call for appt,
ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $800/mo.,
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, fireplace,
WDHU, tile floors, fenced back yard, large
corner lot, 2-car garage, $1550/mo.,
BRAND NEW, 3/2 condo, located in Pier-
point with partial ocean views 800sqft
deck. gorgeous in and out; includes two
secured/ covered parking spaces, W/D.
one month rent free with two year lease!
$2200/mo. Call 242-9195.
1BR/1BA, Apt, $750/mo., $750/ 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
FOR RENT OR SALE. PVB 3BR 2.5BA
TH. 1800+sf. (904)571-8586.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, CH&A, W/D room; dishwasher; 1.5
blocks to ocean, $995/mo.,; Neptune
Beach, 2BR apt., 1 block to ocean,
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $700/mo. to $1000/Imo.
JAX BCH near ocean 1BR unfurnished
apt., lease, references, $750/mo, 222 4th
Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.
SAWGRASS BERMUDA Court Patio
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no
garage, excellent condition. Minimum
6 month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
NORTH JAX Beach. efficiency $515/mo.,
1BR $615/mo. 2BR $750, 1 block to
Ocean. Pool. No pets. (904)249-5368.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
JAX BEACH- 1 block to the Beach, ocean
views, close to downtown. Studio
$625/mo.. (904)233-8077.. App. fee.
AB, MAYPORT Road area, 2BR/1BA,
Carpet, appliances, W/D, community pool,
OCEAN VIEW apartment, 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, W/D, $850/mo., 808 1st St., South
Jax Beach. Credit check. 1-888-259-0783.
WALK TO BEACH
2/1 .townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.404 13th Ave. S.,
Unit A, Jax Bch. No pets. $875/mo,
$850/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/.2.5BA condo,
w/club pool, tennis & more! $975/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
306 & 310 N. 4th AVE. JAX BCH.
1 & 2BR's, completely renovated. Walk to
beach and town center. Water included
$725 & $895/mo. 434-4499.
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It's the LEASE we can do!!
3/2 Atlantic Bch H 730 Bonita Road $950
4/1 Atlantic Bch H 1159 Green Cay Ave $900
3/2 Atlantic Bch H 589 Camelia St $950
3/2 Atlantic Bch H 2177 Cypress Landing $950
2/1 Jacksonville Bch D 2228 Ocean Dr S Lower $1095
S*2/1 Jacksonville Bch A -101 16th Ave S Unit A $995
S*2/1 Jacksonville Bch A 101 16th Ave S Unit D $1025
3/2 Jacksonville Bch H 3763 Sanctuary Dr. N. $1500
3/2 Neptune Bch H 521 Pine Street $1495
3/2 Ponte Vedra Bch H 125 Bluefish Avenue $1200
3/2 Ponte Vedra Bch T 130 Vera Cruz Dr #732 $995
4/2 Bentwater Place H 2507 Bentshire Dr $1400
S* 3/2 Egrets Glade H 13353 Tropic Egret Dr $1200
3/2 Kensington H 1712 Wildwood Creek- $1095
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JAX BEACH 1/1 Efficiency, 1 block to
ocean. $750/mo. 315-6558.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. July only 1/2
off rent. $1100/mo., 864-2440.
JAX BEACH, 1BR, upper, 1 block ocean.
$695/mo. +$300/dep. water included. Mili-
tary/ Senior discount. 1720 N. 1st Street.
OCEAN VIEW Apartment 1BR/1BA.
CH&A, newly renovated, dishwasher,
microwave. See the July 4th Fireworks
from your front porch. 127 7th Ave. N., Jax
Beach. $895/mo. Call Lloyd (904)535-
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex, 2/1, 1202 Hi-
biscus St. CH&A, WDHU, $725/mo.
+$500/dep. Call San Marco Properties
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, 5 blocks to
beach. New CH&A. $850/mo. +$750/dep.
PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to pool, $1275/mo. Small pets
NEPTUNE, LARGE 3BR/1.5BA upper
unit, walk to ocean, large deck, CH&A,
WDHU. No pets. No smoking. Discount
rent $1385/mo. 307-2841, 223-5211.
NORTH JAX Beach, 2BR/1BA upstairs, 1
year lease, no pets. No W/D hookup,
$800/mo., $800/dep. 329-3 North 14th
Ave. Call 246-8970 or 591-1218.
PONTE VEDRA, resort atmosphere ATLANTIC BEACH- 3BR/2BA condo
gated, 2-story, R/1 A, end unit, wash- w/club pool, 1 block to beach! $1200/mo.
er/dryer included. $925/mo. 998-9148. All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEANVIEW, NEW -luxury 3BR/2BA
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
outh Realty, 241-4141.
Cattar Realty, Inc.
M& Home Is Where
SThe V Heart Is
,1004 First St., 2BR/1 Bath,
beach cottage, 2 story, CH/A,
W/D hookup. No dogs, $950
402C 13th Ave. N., 2BR/
1.5BA, 2nd floor, CH/A, $800
Cattar Realty, Inc.,
LOVELY FULLY renovated upscale condo
with self storage in the Atlantic Beach
area. 3 blocks from Town Center, 2/1,
$1100/mo, 2/2 $1300/mo. Call 242-9195.
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT-
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach, 95
Dudley St., $925/mo. (904)610-2743.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
CH&A, no pets, $695/mo. 891-0606.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 2BR/1BA. $800/mo. (904)891-
JAX BCH, 3 blks to ocean, 2/1, LR/ DR
combo, kitchen, carpet, W/D conn. 2 units,
1 upper, 1 lower. $795/mo. TDO Mgmt.
OCEANFRONT, 3BR/2BA condo w/ga-
ragel S. Jax Bch! $1700/mo. All South Re-
S REALTY SERVICES, INC.
SSALES & RENTALS
3BR/2BATH, Mayport Landing $795/mo.
+ 2BR/2BA, Mayport Landing $750-
800/mo Close to base.
2BR/1BA, H, 250 Jasmine St., big
private lot, new carpet, W/D. $950/mo.
2/1 Apt. Oceanviews, water included
1/1 Apt. 1 block to beach. Bottom
2/1 Apt. ground floor, walk to
beach, patio in back- $825/mo
Ponte Vedra Bch
2/2 H.-Walker Ridge. New Carpet,
2 car garage, community pool, sunroom
-$1600/mo includes yard service.
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BEAUTIFUL, 3BR/2BA home in South Jax
Beach. Recently remodeled, washer and
dryer included. $1470/mo. (904)280-2341.
JAX BCH, 3/1.5 sfh, LR, DR, den, kitchen,
large fenced yard. $1200/mo. TDO Mgmt.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA w/fireplace, fenced
yd, garage, 2000sf. Available now
$1350/mo. +dep. (321)863-6678.
JAX BEACH: 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,
large yard screened prorch! $1400/mo
plus security deposit. Call.Tom 566-6501.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2.5, 1800+sqft.,
modern, half block to ocean, $1950/mo.,
N. JAX Beach- 3BR/1BA, just 5 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1150/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
IMMACULATE 3BR/2BA home, corner lot;
top rated Chets's Creek Elementary; tile/
screen porch, W/D, approved pets accept-
able. $1500/mo., 813-0304.
NEPTUNE $EACH, 4BR/2BA: 2200sf. ,
home. New k icnen \ stainless steel appli-
ances' Largb corner 101 in a quire nerih-
boorhood, just 8 blocks tobeach. Formal
living room, dining room, den, library,
office, 1 car garage, shed, outdoor show-
er, sprinkler system, lawn service, W/D,
tile'and terrazo flooring throughout. Great
beaches schools! $1550/mo. 333-0099.
Avail Aug 1st.
A.B. TOWNHOME, 2BR/2BA, fireplace,
jacuzzi, fenced in side & back yard, 4.5
blocks to beach, walk to Ragtime/ Sun
Dog 182 Poinsettia St $1250/mo,
ATLANTIC BEACH, Selva Lakes Town-
home, 4BR/2.5BA, new flooring through-
out home. Available 9/1/07 -possibly soon-
er. $1450/mo. Call 904-246-8745 or 904-
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, close to
beach on cul-de-sac, jacuzzi, hardwood
floors, fireplace large deck, W/D..
No smoking/ No pets. $1250/mo.
PONTE VEDRA, 4BR/3BA, Roomy, clean,
ready to move-in. Reduced rate.
1 block from beach, 3BR/2.5BA, 3 story,
hardwood floors, stainless steel applian-
ces. $2400/mo. (904)874-7823.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/2, $1400/mo., hard-
wood floors. Available 7/1, 655-3951.
JAX BEACH, charming bungalow, 1 block
to beach access, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, ga-
rage w/utility room/ shower, WDHU.'Cor-
ner lot, fenced backyard. 1yr. lease.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Sawgrass Players
Club, 4BR/2.5BA +study. Community
pool, very private backyard. $2400/mo.
NEWLY REMODELED, Atlantic Bch
home, 1272sf., 3BR/2BA, 1183 Violet St.
ATLANTIC BEACH West, 1129 Sebago
Ave. So. Nice 3/2, new kitchen & bath,
tile & Berber floors, fenced yard,
$1250/mo. 612-8868, 631-3583.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BR/3BA, office,
sunroom, 2.5 blocks beach, 6 blocks town
center. 366 6th St.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 115 Saratoga Cir.
So., 3BR/1.5BA; fenced yard, 850sqft.
storage barn; $1150/mo, 1. year lease,
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA home w/large
backyard! Near recreation area
$1050/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
HOUSE FOR rent or own, 2 story,
4BR/2.5BA, Collingswood subdivision,
12470 Heathgate Court, Jacksonville. Call
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, office,
deck, Jacuzzi Walk to beach/' park.
$1450/mo., deposit, references. Available
ATLANTIC BCH Oak Harbor, 3/2. Availa-
ble July 1, $1500/mo. 434-7488.
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE on Lake Jax Beach
$1625/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
W/D, dishwasher. In Lake Sanctuary
1 mile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050
INTRACOASTAL WEST, The Woods
Community, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, gated
community. $1450/mo. Call John
ATLANTIC BCH, 2/1.5, 2 story house,
large fenced yard, tile/ carpet, deck,
WDHU, garage. $850/mo. TDO Mgmt.
ATLANTIC BEACH HOME! Ocean Side
of Ocean Blvd., giant 2/2, painted inside,
heated pool, giant walk-in closet, New
W/D. D/W, Tile throughout, Ceiling fans,
all set for cable TV and Intemet, 150' walk
to water/ ocean. Gated carport.
$1450/mo. First & Last mo plus deposit,
each at $1450. (904)887-9595.
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage, 2800sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, fireplace; like
new, upscale community, 2 pools, tennis,
soccer, clubhouse, family park; next to
Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to beach.
$2000/mo.; available now (904)349-3434.
S. JAX BEACH- Newly renovated
3BR/2BA home near Seabreeze Elem!
2 car garagel $1350/mo. All South Realty,
JAX BCH, 3/2, LR/ DR w/f'place, fenced
yard, lawn srve. included. $1300/mo. TDO
Mgmt. Svc. 246-1125.
2BR/1BA, FRESHLY painted, fenced
yard, off Mayport Road; $990/mo plus se-
curity deposit; call 246-3208.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse,
3BR/2.5BA, 1/2 blk to beach access, s/s
refrigerator and DW, W/D, microwave,
fireplace, CH&A, 3 car parking, decks on
all stories, $1800/mo. 673-7863.
NEPTUNE BCH, 1020 Cedar Street,
4BR/2BA, living room, dining room, den,
pool, appliances, $1800/mo, (904)964-
4929 or 904-263-8712. Available July.
ATLANTIC BEACH, walk to beach or club
from this 3/2, 2600sf., 2 car garage home.
$1950/mo. available now. Owner/ Realtor.
W'BEACHES, 3/2, LR/ DR combo,
fireplace, EIK, split BR's, patio, cathedral
ceilings. $1100/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage off San Pablo! Convenient to
schools, shopping & beach! $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1250/mo + deposit,
3BR/2BA +BONUS, fenced yard, fire-
place. Off San Pablo. $1450/mo. or lease/
MAYPORT TOWNHOUSE, 2BR/2BA, loft,'
brand new renovation, two available,
$875/mo., 247-4724, 982-0521.
NEPTUNE BEACH house, 3BR/2BA,
1270sqft., new master bath, CH&A, large
fenced back .yard. Nice pets welcomed.
524 Oceanwood Dr. So. Available Aug. 1;
$1250/mo +deposit. Call 629-9254.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 645
. Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1100/mo.~plus de-
ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
fenced back yard, fireplace, laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo. 1953
Main Street, 565-2763.
4BR/3BA, PVB, i.75ac on Guana Marsh.
rent or option to purchase. $2500/mo.
KERNAN, 4/2 w/ frplc., DR, Ig master,
2 car garage., $1400/mo.. Available imme-
JAX BEACH 3BR/2BA with small extra
room, available 8/1. Includes lawn service,
upstairs living. 1235 1st Ave. N.
NEPTUNE BCH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2BA townhome. $1175/mo., avail.
July 1st. 655-5990.
3/2 townhouse, $995/mo.
2/2, 1 car gar., $1095/mo.
3BR 2BA, $1095/mo. Ready 7/15.
SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2, 2 car gar., $1250/mo. Avail. 7/20
2/2, 1car gar., washer/ dryer, $930/mo.
4/3, 2 car gar., $1495/mo. Avail 8/1.
3/2, 2 car gar., $1295/mo. Avail. 9/1.
4/2, 2 car gar., $1650/mo.
4/2, $1650/mo. Avail 9/1.
3/2,2 car gar., $1050/mo. Avail. 8/15
4/2, $1595/mo. Avail. 7/15.
4/2, 2 car gar., $1495/mo.
3/2, 1 car gar., $1150/mo. Avail. 7/15.
3/2, $1195/mo. Avail. 7/20.
3/2, $995/mo. Avail. 7/15.
3/2.5, 1 car gar., $1095/mo. Avail 7/15.
3/2,2 car gar ar., $1195/mo.
3/2, 2000sf, $1275/mo.
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THE PALMS AT MARSH LANDING.
3BR/2BA, Interior completely remodeled,
beautiful kitchen, 2 pools, hot tub, exer-
cise room, tile floor and carpeted bed-
rooms, gated community, ground floor,
screened lanai, all appliances stay includ-
ing washer and dryer in an indoor laundry
room, crown moulding, prefer no pets but,
will consider small dog. Avail. July 1. Mini-
mum 12 month lease. $1300/mo. Joy
THE PALMS, lower unit, 3/2, tile, carpet,
screened porch, garage, washer/ dryer.
$1250/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc. 246-1125.
CHARMING, 3BR/2BA condo, steps to
ocean, 2nd floor, brand new. CH&A, W/D,
garage, gym, pool, jacuzzi, security. Great
floor plan. Must See! $1800/mo. +dep.
Short/ long-term lease or lease option.
PVB- 2BR/2BA, $950/mo., nice pool and
lake view, SummerHouse Amenities, West
VILLA'S AT ML, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh
views all rooms, screened lanai, peaceful
and private. $1250/mo. 534-5875,
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2.5BA condo, FP,
new carpet, W/D, pool, etc. 1092 Sea-
hawk Dr. N. $900/mo. incl. water & sewer,
lyr lease. No pets, 221-6037.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH/ OCEAN LINKS
3/2 w/garage, 1600sf ground floor end unit
new tile & paint in living areas, all ameni-
ties, one mile to beach, $1350/mo. 273-
8923, or 294-8164.
NORTHSHORE CONDO. New, 3/2, 8th
floor, covered parking, clear oceanviews,
pool, $2100/mo., 1yr. lease. 333-5693.
PVB GRAND Cay Villas, 2/2, fireplace,
W/D, screened porch, new carpet, new
paint. Available now. $995/mo.,655-
OCEANFRONT CONDO, 2/2. 1301 1st St.
S., Jax Bch #502. No pets. lyr lease,
$1550/mo plus sec. dep. 334-2737.
ADORABLE 1BR/1BA in new develop-
ment! This "shabby chic" unit is across
from the ocean and furnished down to the
beach chairs! Chef's kit. incl. granite and
mstr bath has soaking tub & dual vanities!
Sunrm overlooks greenspace courtyard and
pool! Clubhouse w/fitness center and
business center. $1400/mo. Call
2/2 CONDO, PV Bch, gated w/ amenities.
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 Gean at (904)241-7074.
SUNNY, 2/2, end unit w/fireplace and
deck overlooking golf course in Summer-
house, PVB. .Tennis, fitness, beach, etc.
$1100/mo. Pets welcome. (904)571-5517,
OCEANFRONT SUMMER Condo, Atlantic
Beach, 1/1.5, sleeps 4+, completely fur-
nished, $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of .AA.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.
ATLANTIC BEACH, roommate to share
large house, $335/mo. includes utilities,
unfurnished room, (904)349-7379.
FEMALE SEEKING roommate to share
2/2 PVB condo. $525/mo. includes utilit-
FURNISHED ROOM, private bath, Nep-
tune Beach. No smoking/ pets. Privacy,
ROOMMATE WANTED beachhouse,
2 bedrooms and private bath available.
special circumstances apply. Rent nego-
PRIVATE ROOM & Bath, 1 block to
Ocean. $550/mo. +1/2 utilities. $550/de-
posit. Call (904)860-9240.
3 BLOCKS FROM BEACH! Share house
in Ponte Vedra. Quiet & natural setting,
fireplace, jacuzzi, Large BR w/private
bath. $600/mo. 373-0354.
CLUBHOUSE COORDINATOR/ ADMIN-
ISTRATORfor beaches condominium,
Part-time, every other weekend required.
Computer literate, detail oriented, people
person with good communication skills.
Condominium or apartment association
background preferred. Please fax resume
to 904-998-5366 or email to
CLEANING HELP needed for restaurants,
late evenings. Office Cleaners needed,
evenings. Car and phone a must. Call
HIRING DELIVERY Driver and all other
positions. P/T & F/T, Apply in person at
Melissa's Pizza, 725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlan-
tic Beach or fax 241-7775.
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.
WATER/ WASTEWATER OPERATOR
City .of Atlantic Beach. PT- work hours
vary (substitute on as needed basis. Mini-
mum starting pay $16.75/hr. Florida Class
"C" Wastewater Operator License re-
quired. Additional Wastewater or Water li-
censes qualify for additional pay. Requires
a valid driver license with a satisfactory
driving record. Applications accepted until
07/05/07 at 800 Seminole Rd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233 or visit www.coab.us or
call (904)247-5820. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE
OFFICE ASSISTANT, computer skills a
must. Help-U-Sell Coastal Realty,
GRILL COOK, P/T, Wed. thru Sun. Call
after 7:30pm. 645-9915.
ATLANTIC BEACH, private entrance. LAWN MAINTENANCE, experienced part
$500/mo. Call Jeff (228)224-3580. time, 220-2250.
SEEKING ROOMMATE, Bedroom w/pri-
vate bath, Beach & Kernan. $500/mo. in-
cludes utilities. 534-3732.
JAX BEACH, $125/wk. +$125/dep. Full
use of house. Call 509-3181.
BEAUTIFULLY, REMODELED home in
Jax Beach, 3 rooms to rent, 1 upstairs
w/shared bath and mini-kitchen area
$550/mo. 2 downstairs BR's $550/mo. In-
cludes utilities. 237-4354.
PRIVATE ROOM w/bath, non-smoking.
$125/wk. +deposit. Background check.
ATLANTIC BEACH share a townhome,
$500/mo. includes utilities. 306-6369..
OFFICE SPACE to lease, up to 1000sf.
314 3rd St., Jax Beach. Available now.
CONDO VILLAS Marsh Landing, 3/2, pri- NEPTUNE BEACH, 800sqft., $1200/mo.
vate tree top lanai, garage, $1200/mo. Terry McCue Real Estate, Inc., 249-7211.
273-4232. ...- ....--..- ..-..-.-
PVB BELLEZA 2/2, 2n'd floor (top), end
unit, vaulted ceilings, all amenities
$1100/mo.. Garage available. (904)629-
IEXEC- INTERNET EXECUTIVE OFFI-
CES. Spacious modem individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
JAX .BCH 2BR/2BA CONDO, near the THREE OFFICE Suite,in Ponte Vedra.
beach, 2yrs old, 1car garaCe. $1200/mo. Available -immediately $1100/mo. Call
Call 955-8213 for info. 859-1299.
VILLAS MARSH Landing, furnished, 2/2, PONTE VEDRA, 3 brand new office
arage, screen porch, golf course view, suites, $750-$850 each, 859-1299.
PONTE VEDRA- Ocean Links 3/2 end
unit, second floor. No pets, non-smokers.
Pool, tennis, etc. $1150/mo. Call
568-7139 or 285-3270.
Beautiful, 2BR/2BA condo in Jacksonville
Beach, no one above or below, $1250/mo.
190 FAIRWAYS Park Blvd. 2 units: 1/1
$775/r~b,' 2/2 w/fireplace $1150/mo. both'
updated,' must seel Paul Woods Realty.
NEW CONDO, South Jax Beach, steps to
ocean. W/D, granite countertops, large
1BR w/office, ground floor. All amenities.
PVB 2/2 condo, resort amenities, beach
access, free WiFi. 1/2 July free!
PBV, 1 BR/1BA, screened patio, 2nd floor,
W/D, pool, health club, $875/mo.,
SGCC LUXURY re-do, 2/2. Walk to
beach, golf,' tennis, $2400/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA w/loft.
3 miles from base/ beach. $950/mo.
JAX BEACH ocean front, 1 BR, furnished.
Call Cindy (904)233-4516.
JAX BCH, 2/2, appl., W/D, will paint your
colors, hardwoods. 83 Jardin De Mer, first
floor, 1 car gar. $1100/mo. +dep. Pet OK
w/deposit. 655-8502 or 710-3524.
PVB OCEAN Links- Unit #921. 3BR/2BA
w/garage. Ceramic tile in living/ dining/
kitchen areas. 2nd floor, end unit. Availa-
ble 7/1. $1350/mo. Ocean Breeze Mgmt
TPC SAWGRASS, 3BR/2.5BA, garage,
vaulted ceilings, fireplace, community
pool, gated community. $1400/mo.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor comer. Great lo-
cation, near golf, beach, shopping.
$1000/mo. +deposit. (904)466-0230.
*, .* *
GREAT LOCATION, JTB & Hodges,
1BR/1BA, gated, pool, fitness, 223-6709.
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-
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool,
6 months +. 463-7343.
1BR/ 1BA, PVB Condo, attached garage,
W/D, pool, workout facility, gated com-
munity. $995/mo. (614)517-2741.
PONTE VEDRA, GRAND CAY Villa Con-
do. 1BR/1BA, extremely clean unit. 3rd
floor, very private w/large lanai. Fully fur-
nished (new interiors as of 2006). Washer
& dryer/Appliances included. Vaulted ceil-
ings. Storage closet, Access to all club-
house amenities. $1000/mo. For more in-
formation, please contact David at
ATLANTIC BEACH, fully furnished,
3BR/2BA, ground floor, pool, patio, laun-
dry facilities. Just steps from beach. 901
Ocean Blvd. $2400/mo. includes all utilit-
ies and basic cable. (904)247-1049.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2, lake front villa, new
this & new that. Come on over.
St. John's County Schools
*1 BR Cottage w/ vaulted
ceilings. End Unit. $1,000
*1BR TH w/Large Upstairs
*2/2 w/fp $950-S1100
*2/2 w/screened lanai $1195
Just blocks to the beach!
Heated Pool, 24-Hour Fitness
Center, Movie Theater & Morel
Short or Long Term ,
East of A1A/
walk to beach
* Close to shopping/
For more information,
RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Mayport, 514-1090.
COMMERCIAL LOT, 50'x125', zoned
industrial. 8th Ave. South, Jax Bch.
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE, shop space for
lease, free rent, 514-1090.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FREE KITTENS to good homes.
3 females, 4 males, 9 weeks. 241-4344.
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
KITTENS FOR ADOPTION! 4 adorable
kittens and sweet adult female (mom) are
available for adoption. All spayed/ neu-
tered and up-to-date shots. Currently
being fostered for Animal Care and
Control. Adoption fee $60. Adoption
Application required. Call Debbie at 904-
GERMAN ROTTWEILERS, AKC & CKC,
all shots; 1 male, 10 weeks, 1 female, 8
weeks; different parents, breedable;
$750 each, 545-8504.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
CHRISTINE IS asking Steve Newton to
marry me. Love You! 372-4771.
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE!
Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only
KEEP THOSE skills sharp! Reading &
math; experienced tutor; reasonable rates,
THE ROY Textile Industry is having a
space for the post of Bookkeeper(s) under
our respectable industry. For further info,
Part-time Ponte Vedra AR clerk position.
Must have AR experience to include col-
lections. Requires fast learner and well or-
ganized. Email resuine to:
BEACHES MONTESSORI.School seeks
Associate Teacher for 07-08. Must be en-
ergetic, positive, and enjoy children Good
hourly wage. AA required. Send resume
to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call
WALDORF INSPIRED mixed aged kinder-
garten has the following positions availa-
ble: Teacher's Assistant, Office Manager/
Administrator. Please fax (904)249-7595
or email your resume and cover letter to
email@example.com For more
information please visit:
CLEANING PERSON needed P/T. Must
have car & phone. $9/hr. Call 384-0000.
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967. - r
S SEWING PRODUCTION
Growing company is adding sewing oper-.
ators at Southside facility. Must have ex-
perience in commercial environment.
Mon- Fri., 7:30- 4pm. Great benefits. Ap-
ply in person at 10302 Deerwood Park
Blvd., Suite 200. Best wages for those that
can demonstrate skills.
IMMEDIATE OPENING. Foremen for
lawn/landscape company. Excellent pay.
Must have own transportation & clean DL:
Experience required. Contact Ron,
** CLEANERS **
Fast growing Cleaning Co. having continu-
ous growth. Bonuses, Incentives, Man-
agement opportunities. New home con-
struction, apt. move-out, window cleaning,
residential cleaning. Must have own trans-
portation. Serious inquiries only. (904)241-
5177 leave message.
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED- exc pay,
transportation required. No weekends,
DRIVERS- CDL-A: A+Payl A+Hometime!
A+Benefits! Haul cars Training available
w/2 yrs. TiT exp. 800-889-8139.
1-. HAIB..STYLIST- Immediale openings in
our. busy salons for Leadership and Li-
censed Stylizls Guaranieed riouily comn.
mission and benehtis. Fun work envir,:,n
ment and excellent free advanced Redkin
training. Call Trish at (904)236-6323.
LANDSCAPE AND Maintenance Profes-
sionals needed. Must have experience in
grounds maintenance. Clean driving
record a must! Full time, pay based on
experience. (904)465-3590 or
FRONT DESK- physician office. Experi-
ence required for fast paced internal
medicine office. Answer phones, schedule
appointments, collections etc. Immediate
opening, competitive salary & benefits.
Call 241-8300, or fax resume: 241-0831.
F/T HOUSEKEEPER. Energetic, self-mo-
tivated individual needed. Apply in person,
Ashford Court Assisted ULiving, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jax Bch. Must enjoy working
with the elderly. DFWP/ EOE.
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
RECEPTIONIST/ ADMINISTRATIVE As-
sistant: Real Estate office located in Ponte
Vedra area is looking for a dependable,
energetic person with minimum 3 years
experience as a receptionist/ administra-
tive assistant. Duties include operating
multi-line telephone system, greeting cus-
tomers, proof reading, and general clerical
duties. Real Estate experience required.
Must be professional, proficient with Mi-
crosoft Office Suite and Intemet. Please
mail or fax your resume along with salary
requirements to Carol Hill, 4190 Belfort
Rd., Suite 475, Jacksonville, FL 32216,
fax (904)296-0846. EOE Non smoking en-
vironment. Reference number 285-1.
CDA WORKERS & Assistant Teacher
needed. Director also needed. Top pay.
A/R and A/P full-time position in, the ac-
counting office of a premier retirement
community. This position requires experi-
ence in billing with computer knowledge
and Microsoft Office. Full-time with excel-
lent benefit package and working environ-
ment. Must be able to work well as a team
member and with the elderly population.
Apply at Fleet Landing, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR position. Beach-
es location, CDA or higher a must. Fax re-
sume to Sherry, 262-2562 or email to
NEED RECEPTIONIST for Beaches
Wholesale Nursery. Computer literate, or-
ganized multi-tasker w/excellent customer
service skills. Fax resume to 246-1558.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bactender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and. holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT: Personal Assis-
tant position in the Ponte Vedra Beach
area with local real estate company.
Qualified candidates needs strong com-
puter, communication and organizational
skills, must be Windows literate with profi-
ciency in Microsoft Word, Publisher and
Excel. Ideal candidate will be multi-task
oriented and able to work with little super-
vision. Real estate background preferred.
We are looking for a team player, flexible
and dependable. Send resume with salary
requirements to Carol Hill, 4190 Belfort R.,
Suite 475, Jacksonville, FL 32216 or fax to
(904)296-0846. EOE non smoking envi-
ronment. Reference number 285-2.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
Fast growing Construction Co. having
continuous growth. Bonuses, Incentives,
Management opportunities. Must have
own transportation. Serious inquiries only.
(904)241-5177 leave message.
JUNIOR LENDER/ ASSISTANT
TO SENIOR LENDER
This position is located at our Jacksonville
Beach office. We have an excellent oppor-
tunity available for an experienced Junior
Lender to support the Executive Vice
President/ Senior Lending Officer. Appli-
cants are required to have excellent inter-
personal and communication skills as well
as outstanding organizational skills. A
minimum of one year commercial loan ex-
perience to include the' ability to prepare
commercial loan packages, order apprais-
als and title searches, and close loans is
desired. Applicants also should be able to
analyze financial statements and tax re-
turns for commercial loans as well as have
an advanced computer skill to include the
ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and
Excel. For immediate consideration,
please mail your resume and cover letter
to Oceanside Bank, Attention: Human Re-
sourcles, 13799 Beach Blvd., Jackson-
ville, Florida 32224 or fax to (904)247-
4672. EOE M/F/D/V.
LICENSED REAL ESTATE AGENT ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICIAN Helpers
needed for in house sales/ listings, and Laborers. Overtime avail. Pool exp. a
525-2638. Help-U-Sell Coastal Realty. plus. 249-3112.
FAMILY PARTNERS- Beaches- Seeking
Infant & Toddler Caregivers, Preschool
Teachers and VPK Teachers. -Full and
Part-time positions available. Experience
preferred. Will train enthusiastic individu-
als with lots of common sense and a gen-
uine love for children, Call 246-0882 or fax
resume 262-2562, attn: Sherry.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions.. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
email@example.com, or visit our.
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
F/T ACCOUNT Executive for local com-
munity news paper, outside sales position
covering St. Johns and Duval Counties.
Strong sales skills a must, salary +bene-
fits. EOE. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax: 904-285-7232.
AMERICAN HOME Companions seeks
compassionate caregivers for the elderly.
Must drive and be able to work weekends.
CERTIFIED ESE Teacher for 5th/ 6th
grade self-contained class. Small private
school in Jacksonville Beach. E-mail re-
sume to: email@example.com
FULL time with excellent benefits at Pre-
mier Retirement Community. Applications
available at Fleet Landing Security Gate,
One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
FL 32233; Fax resume to (904)246-9447;
mail to:- firstname.lastname@example.org Web.
,rie al www.fleetlanding.com EOE'
Full-Time, dayshift, at a premier retirement
community. Must have ability to stand long
periods of time. Flexible schedule. Excel-
lent benefits and great work environment.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to email@example.com.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.
MAINTENANCE: BUILDING Maintenance
Position. Excellent benefits! Experience
paysl Inside/ Outside jobs Day Shift. 5yrs.
experience. 5912 New Kings Road, Jack-
sonville., FL 32209
We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
AM Fine Dining Server
Nursery Attendant/Gym Front Desk
Gym Front Desk/Reception
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation
days, and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug Free Workplace EOE
At Ponte Vedra Beach
RECEPTIONIST/ CUSTOMER Service
Rep, for Beaches Insurance office. Must
have excellent phone skills, problem solv-
er, computer skills (Microsoft). Send re-
sume to P.O Box 50677 Jax Bch. 32250,
or fax: (904)247-1110.
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume to 221-6504.
LPN/ MEDICAL ASSISTANT- immediate
opening for fast paced internal medicine
office. Must have 1 year experience work-
ing back office with physician. Fluent
Spanish a plus. Competitive salary & ben-
efits. Call 241-8300 or fax resume: 241-
COASTAL LIFESTYLE REALTY, LLC.
Now hiring Sales and Referral.Associates.
Customized compensation schedules,
greater flexibility and an opportunity to
keep more of your hard earned $$. Call
241-7272 forconfidential appointment. RE
Be part of an interdisciplinary team as the
Dietary Manager at a premier continuing
care retirement community with skilled
nursing and assisted living facilities.
CDM/CFPP with strong clinical back-
ground and kitchen operational experi-
ence req'd. Full time with excellent bene-
fits. Applications at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax resume to
(904)246-9447;. EOE/ Drug-Free Work-
ARE YOU making $100,000? If you are
looking for a career, not a job, sales pro-
fessionals in our industry earn at least
$75,000-$100,000+ per year and have ad-
vancement opportunities. Qualified leads
furnished, no travel. Must be well groom-
ed, drug free, and dependable. No experi-
ence necessary. Sales training plan. 25
year old company. Call Eddy for more de-
BEACH TIRE store has opening for Front
End & Brake Tech, 5 days/ week. Call
LEGAL SECRETARY for professional
Beaches law firm; Heavy Litigation experi-
ence required; Family Law preferred; Must
be organized and have good communica-
tion skills; Excellent benefits package;
Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax to 904-241-4225.
EXPERIENCED CUSTOM Interior Trim
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
LEAD TEACHER- Child Development Re-
search Center, University of North Florida.
Minimum requirements: Associate Degree
in Child Development, high school diplo-
ma or equivalent, 45 Clock Hour Certifica-
tion required by the Department of Chil-
dren & Families and CDA is necessary.
Preferred requirements: Past experience
with a National Association for the Educa-
tion of Young Children accredited center,
BA or BS degree in education or related
field, Pediatric First Aid Certifications and
three years of recent teaching experience
with children infant through age five. An-
nual salary: $24,000 with benefits nego-
tiable. UNF is an Equal Opportunity/ Equal
Access/ Affirmative Action Institution. Mi-
norities, women, veterans and spouses of
veteransans, and disabled persons are en-
couraged to apply. Please contact Jan
Goschke at 620-2374 for more informa-
RETAIL BRANCH MANAGER
This position is located at our Neptune
Beach Office. A minimum of one year pre-
vious experience working at a financial in-
stitution in the capacity of a Retail Branch
Manager or similar position is required.
Applicants must have a solid understand-
ing of financial products and services as
well as the ability to coordinate sales relat-
ed activities in a branch. Outside sales
calls on new and. existing customers will
be required. Excellent organizational
skills, interpersonal and communication
skills are essential. Previous consumer
and/or commercial lending experience is
desired. For immediate consideration,
please mail your resume and cover letter
to Oceanside Bahk, Attention: Human Re-
sourcles, 13799 Beach Blvd., Jackson-
ville, Florida 32224 or fax to (904)247-
4672. EOE M/F/D/V.
AM Breakfast Person
F/T & P/T ,7 ohs Available
Benefits include Health Ins., Paid Vacation,
Travel Discounts & Flexible Schedules
Apply in person @ 45 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra
ales position at the Beaches!
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Start a Dance Career Today!!
Full time and Part time opportunities in Ballroom Dance for men who
are: enthusiastic, fun, well groomed and enjoy working with people.
Free training program.
Excellent Pay and Travel Opportunities.
Fun place to work.
Transportation a must!
Dance experience preferred but not necessary.
For additional information or scheduling an interview please call
A great career in the Ballroom Dance industry awaits voul
Step by Step Dance Center, Inc.
7The P/ace to go to Dance ,
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'*AM PAN Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something.special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. We proudly display our Five Diamond
Award for the dedication our staff delivers every day!
Regular Full/Part Time Careers
Human Resources Asst. Stylist
Dining Room Attendants Fine Dining Servers
Sous Chef Utility/Dishwashers
Chef Tournant Housekeeping Turndown (PT)
Laundry Supervisor Beach/Fitness Trainer
Room Attendants Houseperson/Porter
Door Reception Truck Delivery
Desk Attendant (PM) Front Desk Agent
Camp Counselor Security Officer
For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Phone: (904) 273-7729 Fax: (904) 273-7753
See our website below for more jobs:
Tune 29. 2007
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
CITY of Atlantic Beach. $10.90/hr.,
$436.00/wk., $22,672.00/yr. Responsible
for maintaining planted materials & land-
scaping within the City. Valid FL Driver's
License. Must be able to obtain First Aid &
CPR cert. within 6 mths. of hire. Applica-
tions accepted until 07/05/07, 800 Semi-
nole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233. For
more info call (904)247-5820 or visit
www.coab.us. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
SILK PRESSER, Ponte Vedra area, guar-
anteed hours. 285-5644.
S Full-time in our Assisted Living facility at a
premier retirement community. Strong ver-
bal and written communication skills, abili-
ty handling multiple tasks simultaneously,
and computer knowledge are necessary.
Position will require daily interaction with
residents. Excellent working environment,
management team and benefits. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-9447;
Email to: email@example.com Website:
fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free Work-
MOTIVATED AND Reliable Certified Me-
chanic needed for Auto Repair Shop at
the Beach. Please call 241-5511 for more
LINE COOKS needed. Good wages. Ap-
ply in person, see Vince or Tom, 127 1st
Ave. N., rear blue door, 12-2pm. Campe-
che Bay. 249-3322.
Seeking dependable people in the beach-
es area to care for the elderly. Flexible
hours, full time, part time, overnights,
weekends. Comfort Keepers, 247-0402.
HELP EMPLOYERS HIRE BETTER
PEOPLE. Fast growing background
screening & human resources support
company offers a fascinating high paced
position. Responsibilities include data en-
try, online & telephone research & prob-
lem solving for clients nationwide. Choose
SingleSource Services at www.JOBZO-
NEUS.com to apply.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area. Call
NOW HIRING Cocktail Servers, afternoon,
nights & weekends. Exp. working with al-
cohol preferred. Apply in person Mon-
key's Uncle Tavern,. 1850 S. 3rd St. J.B.
NURSE (RN OR LPN)
Full-time (32 hrs.), Tues. thru Fri. 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; e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace. -
This full-time position is based at our
Jacksonville Beach location, but it requires
the individual to work at all four offices as
needed. Performs general paying and re-
ceiving teller duties within well defined pol-
icies and procedures. Develops customer
relationships through friendly, courteous
and efficient service. Identifies sales, serv-
ice and retention opportunities and refers
to appropriate branch staff. A minimum of
six months of related work experience and
a High School Diploma or equivalent is re-
quired. Previous experience working as a
teller at a financial institution is desired.
Good interpersonal, communication and
listening skills essential. For immediate
consideration, please mail your resume
and cover letter to Oceanside Bank, Atten-
tion: Human Resourcles, 13799 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida 32224 or fax to
(904)247-4672. EOE M/F/D/V.
TEACHER ASSISTANTS, full time, 40hrs
& exp. a plus. Christian preschool.
MASSAGE THERAPIST. We .are expand-
ing to our second location and adding to
our services. Call Kitty to set up an inter-
view, M-F 9am-5pm, 273-1316.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@ beachesleader.com
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
Fully insured Sitters on call 24 hours. Call
Cheryl (321)228-5849, sunshinebabysit-
BEAUTIFUL SCANDINAVIAN contempo-
rary king platform bedroom suite. Butter-
scotch maple in color. Bed w/attached
glass top nightstands and hidden book-
case, glasstop dresser, chest of drawers,
and mirror. Paid $4000, sacrifice for
$1000. Delivery included. Must see!
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages WICKER- BROWN couches, cushions
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages need recovering & wicker sofa table $450.
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years Round brown wicker glass table, six
experience. Tammy 373-0404. straight back chairs $575. 945-3955.
51 YR OLD male with luxury car available
to sit, run arrands, doctor visits, etc. Also
companion for in or out of town trips or ac-
tivities, FT or.PT. 534-0643.
I WILL provide companionship for your
loved one. Appointments, light house-
keeping & more. Local refs. Beaches area
only. Call Darlene 568-2187.
IN-HOME CARE by VISITING ANGELS.:
Providing the best caregivers with top ref
& criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
respite care, companionship and more. Af-
fordable. Call us for a free in-home
assessment at 904-725-8222.
www.visitingangels.com Lic. #229886.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
HIGHLY SKILLED CNA/ HHA w/25+
years. experience seeks pew position. Ex-
tremely dependable and caring. Excellent
references. Call Leslie 612-4751.
MAHOGANY VENEER TV Ent cabinet fits
32" TV, 5-1/2' long, 4' high w/ glass and
solid doors & brass hardware $500 OBO
MICROWAVE, $200; dishwasher, $200;
glass top range, $400; washer & dryer,
100; sofa & love seat, $100, 273-5866 or
FLORIDA ROOM SET:'Sofa, swivel rock-
er & ottoman, end tables & coffee table
great condition $900. Green, oversized
Recliner w/Massager $75. Wicker rocker
w/ottoman $50. 992-6893.
5 PIECE Bedroom set, blonde oak, $300.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
KENMORE WASHER & dryer, good con-
dition, $190 set. Can deliver. 221-8426.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
KITCHEN TABLE w/4 chairs, matching
baker's rack; girls twin bed frame; couch;
end table & more, 238-1993.
50 GAL. saltwater tank, full set up with.
deluxe cabinet stand with hood, light,
chemicals, water testing kit, salt, coral de-
cor, filter, 2 heaters, pump, protein skim-
mer, books, fish net, algae scraper, 2 con-
tainers for water changes $1600 invested,
sell for $400. Call Lisa 270-2123.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
WOOD DINING Room w/6 chairs and leaf,
3pc. pad, china cabinet $1250. 534-3732.
PATIO SET, 5 pc., black coated alumi-
num. 48" Glass-top table and 4 high back
swivel chairs. Like new. $250. 992-1214.
80 GAL PROPANE tank with 30 gals pro-
pane. You haul it. Sat., 6/30 after 8am.
3562 Peach Dr. (south off Beach Blvd.,
east of Southside Blvd.).
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
GRANITE TOPS FOR LESS
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
ATTENTION CONTRACTORS: large
wood crates, pipe (PVC, steel, iron), hy-
drolic rams, late model Chevy truck parts,
second row seats for GM Astro/ Safari
van. Corn & see on Sat., 6/30, 8am-?
3562 Peach Drive (south off Beach Blvd.,
east of Southside Blvd.).
GIANT OCR2 road bike, small frame, Cat
Eye Astrale #8 computer. Includes clip &
basket pedals, jel seat, helmet and gloves.
Like new. $500, 904-545-7884.
QUALITY, BALINESE solid teak items:
5-drawer chest-of-drawers, bowed front,
carved scalloped pulls $350. Wheeled,
solid teak chaise loungers w/built-in side
tables and pads, $350ea. Six Italian-style
dinner chairs, solid teak $100ea. or $500
for all. Jax Beach, 270-8758.
FORMAL 3 piece wall unit in cherry wood
$995, couch & 2 rocking recliners excel-
lent shape (set for $350). Dining rm table
extends to 120" w/ six side chairs & two
arm chairs, matching buffet & hutch, origi-
nally $3000 sell for $1500 OBO. Other
CRAFTMATIC FULLSIZE bed w/ head-
board, adjustable head and foot position
w/ massage $1000 OBO. 270-0742.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lie. ST-5903.
a 3 -i
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classified @ beachesleader.com
LARGE RUMMAGE Sale helping youth in
crisis. Bethel Renewal Church, 711 Saint
Johns Bluff Rd. (by Craig Airport). Satur-
day, June 30th, 8am-2pm. for directions or
donations call Michelle 904-448-2233.
FURNITURE, CLOTHES, toys, and lots of
cool stuff, SATURDAY 8AM-2PM, 1733
9th St. N
425 & 421 Upper 36th Ave. So., house-
hold, clothing, Sat., 8am-12.
SATURDAY 6/30, 8-12, 2815 Saint Maart-
en Ct., Ocean Cay. Lots of stuff.
FIRST MISSIONARY Baptist Church, 810
3rd Ave. So., Sat, 8am until.
SAT., 8AM, three families, 3322 Heron
Drive North, Riptide subdivision. Rain
date, July 7.
YARD SALE, Tons of furniture. 1748
North 8th Street, Sat., 7am.
YARD SALE Saturday June 30th, 9am-
2pm, 2115 12th Ave. N., Lighthouse
Christian Fellowship. Help support our
SATURDAY, 8AM-1PM, 1110 Theodore
Ave. Furniture, household items & bike.
YARD SALE, SAT., 6/30, 8am-2pm; chari-
ty event, Neptune Baptist Church for disa-
bled family home. Large selection, great
prices, refreshments, at Fraternal Order of
Police, 2004 Forest Ave. Neptune Beach.
CRAFTERS WANTED for Fall Arts and
Craft Show. October 20, 2007 at Christ
United Methodist Church. 400 Penman
Rd. Neptune Beach. For more info please
Lots of nice things. Available for offers.
Saturday & Sunday 8am-2pm 1439 Forest
Ave (off penman Rd.)
309 ROYAL PALMS Dr., Fri., 8am-5pm;
furniture, tools, household items, etc.
SATURDAY/ SUNDAY, 7am-3pm. 860
Bonita Rd. Furniture, clothes, misc.
PACK RAT moving! Everything must go.
6/30, 8am-2pm; 1183 Cove Landing Drive.
1400'S LINKSIDE Dr. Multi- Family Mov-
ing/ Garage Sale, Saturday only 8-2pm.
Home goods, furn., collectibles, antiques,
daybed, wingchair & brass items.
MOVING SALE! Saturday, 8am-noon.
Furniture, pool table, toys, household
goods. 165 Bear Pen Rd. Old Palm Valley
Sub off CR210.
MULTI FAMILY garage sale, Jackson
Avenue, Ponte Vedra, Sat., 8am
SAT, 8AM-2PM, 164 Serrano Way, Ponte
Vedra Landing; paperbacks, 250; tools,
kids bikes. Something for everyone.
LOTS OF bedroom stuff, goodies & trin-
kets, Sat., 8:30 am. (just barely inside
PVB) 3014 Seahawk Dr.
MOVING SALE June 30 and July 6 & 7,
9am-3pm. Dresser & mirror, table, chairs,
desk w/ book case, & 2 book cases &
throw rugs. 115 S. 3rd St. Apt. 604.
MOVING SALE everything goes, Satur-
day, 8am-?, 13693 Picarsa Dr. (San Pablo
& Atlantic) 699-6899.
HUGE MOVING and Daycare closing
sale!. Toys, tools, furniture, crafts, Little
Tykes, camping. Hodges to Atlantic Blvd.,
crossover to Joeandy, Cherokee Lakes.
Saturday, Sunday, 8am-4pm.
MULTIPLE FAMILY, Saturday, 7am-
noon. 3857 Open Creek Ct. Antiques,
bookcases, children's, toys, misc.
SAT. 6/30, 8am-3pm. All must go! Com-
plete household; some antiques. 3562
Peach Dr. (south off Beach Blvd., east of
HUGE GARAGE Sale! Household goods,
antique sideboard, like-new treadmill, col-
lectibles, books and one-of-a-kind items.
Something for everyone. Saturday, June
30th at 8a.m. 164 Summerfield Drive, off
AIA in Ponte Vedra Beach.
MOVING SALE- 13834 Four Winds Court
(off of San Pablo, between Atlantic &
Beach); Sat. 8am-2pm. Everything in
house, garage and yard is for sale, i.e.,
furniture, fish tanks, pool table and AC
units, refrigerator, camping equipment,
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
12 FT boat with trailer, can be seen Sat.,
6/30, 3562 Peach Dr. (south of Beach
Blvd., east of Southside Blvd.).
2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
HARLEY DAVIDSON '2000' Road King
Classic, 54k/ miles, exc condition, $9900,
2001 HARLEY Davidson XL 1200C
Sportster, extra chrome, custom seat, new
tires/ brakes, 5800 miles, excellent condi-
tion, $6499, 923-5879.
1988 JAYCO Pop-up camper; sleeps 6,
stove, sink, AC & heat. $1200 OBO,
1995 ONE Ton Chevy work van w/ ladder
rack, runs good $800. 241-6102.
GMC SAVANNAH 8- passenger van,
2003, AT, PW, PD, DVD & video. Exc.
cond. Great family van. Asking $15,500.
Call Mike 992-4065.
1998 PONTIAC Grand Am, red,, good con-
dition, $2500, 242-0042
1997 NISSAN Altima GXE, excellent con-
dition, low miles, 4DR, automatic trans,
power windows/ locks, cruise. $4400
IN 650R5 AISHO E-MPOV- 6
"SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes, all models, $49.50.
ATTN: CONDO OWNERS
Are you looking for a Superior Manage-
ment Company for your Association???
Look no further than Patriot Residential
Management Services! Local Knowledge,
Local Expertise! Please call 904-483-5160
for more information or visit us at
B&G Refrigerati6n, CAC #1813635.
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
PROFESSIONAL & Reliable ,on call,
home cleaning/ maid services. Windows
included. Ann, 339-1447.
ABOVE & Beyond Housekeeping. De-
pendable, detailed cleaning. Licensed, In-
sured, bonded, references. Immediate
openings. 591-5901, 514-1188.
WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
7 DAS A EEKj^
STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Ca
applications, house calls, trainir
upgrades, websites, graphics I
tech. 904-249-3034 or
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service
lawns. Free estimates. 246-096
lI Rob. All MY NAME is Ed Colton Missionary to
ng, repairs, mainland Communist China since 1994. I
Free phone am currently in the USA raising support in
mall: order to return to the mission field. My im-
mediate current need is work and I am an
experienced professional painter & water-
Sproofer for over 19 years and would ap-
preciate any work you might have. Li-
censed & insured. Please contact me at
e. We mow
KEN'S LAWN CARE. Cut, edge, weed-'
eating, landscaping,: pressure washing,
grading and sodding. Free estimate.
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care,
Janitorial Service, etc. Call Hermon, 246-
IRRIGATION AND Landscape Installa-
tions and Repair. Free Quotes, Ask For
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664,
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
SHEARGREEN LANDSCAPE & Mainta-
nence- Specializing in TLC.. Please con-
tact; Ray Kicklighter 904-866-9586 or
J.A&C LAWN SERVICE. Free estimates.
Mowing, edging, weed-eating, blowing.
One-time or yearly. Dependable service,
reasonable rates. Call 641-2093 ask for
CHEAP MOE'S! Complete lawn service.
Most yards only $25. (904)422-0593.
posed river rock, demolition, & room addi-
tions. RK Ballard Construction, Inc. Li-
censed & insured. Call Chuck, 874-6692.
Licensed and Insured. Call 294-6116.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
PAINTING, ALL AROUND REPAIRS:
Wallpaper removal, Drywall and Wood
Repairs. and Pressure Washing. 20%
Senior Citizen discount. 33yrs. experi-
ence. Lic./Ins. 229-9389.
QUALITY WORK FOR LESS on all
Interior & Exterior Painting, Pressure
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
PAINT IT RIGHT! Interior, exterior. Free
estimates. Call Mike Williams, 285-2651.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
OCEAN ALLEY POOLS, INC. Weekly
and one-time cleaning. Chemical treat-
ments, supplies and vacuums. Pressure
Washing. High quality service, Discount
pricing. Licensed. Serving: Jacksonville
Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Fort Caroline, In-
tercoastal West. Family Owned: Jeff:
RAN UTES 65
PAINITER FOR hire. 25 years experience,
interior & exterior. Quality work at afforda-
ble prices. Local references. 'Call Matt,
Remodeling & Home Improvements Kit &
Bathes- Cabinets- Handyman Services.
30 yrs exp. Lic & Ins. Dale at 403-1071.
w/cut-outs. of your choice. Palm trees,
pineapples, etc. $100 a pair. 859-7279.
All fields of construction. Remodeling,
Fences, Decks, Painting;, & more! 25
years experience. Licensed/ Insured. No
job to small! Free Estimates. 703-2054,
HANDYMAN SERVICES Odd jobs,
home repairs,painting & dump runs. We
respond. 904-631-2741 or 904-687- 4419.
RA'llIN GUTTERS 655
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Seamless Gutters Installed
Veriety of Colors in 5", 6" & 7"
*Fast Dependable Service
Call GALE INSULATION
904.448.1696 a aSCompn
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Specializing in Remodeling, Alterations
Additions, Decks, Repairs, WDO Repairs
Roof Repairs & Re-Roofing
for the home or office. Renovations
(904) 247-3777 Painting
All Credit Cards Accepted Decks
Certified Builder Certified Roofer 564-9895
Lie. CB-C059536 Lic. CCC1325888 6-9 .5
Member of the Better Business Bureau Lic. CRC1329232 & Insured
SERVIC ES _
Commercial & Residential Renovations
Home Repairs 4
CERTIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Robert Aldrich, President
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
Moved, cleaned, hammered, sawn, paint-
ed, lit, flushed, drained, or repaired. Call
A JAMES NEILL ROOFING *
Leak Repairs, ReRoofs, Flat roofs,
Skylights, Vents, Rottenwood,
Flat Roof Restoration, mobile homes,
storm damage, maintenance,
Inspections. 29 yrs Exp.
State Lic #ccc057937, 904-221-5981.
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888., Member BBB
COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
JACKSONVILLE STUMP Removal &
stump grinding; residential & commercial
TILE- MARBLE- Stone- Need some help?
Repairs and new install. Small project
expert! Beach company. Lic & Ins. Call
Quang Vo, (904)451-7339.
PROFESSIONAL TILE INSTALLATIONS
Serving the local area since 1996, Li-
censed/ Insured Call for FREE estimate
QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.
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June 29, 2007
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by WALTER BRANCH
1. What song did Annie belt out to convince
Buffalo Bill to let hei-join his Wild West Show in
the musical, "Annie Get Your Gun?"
2. Who succeeded Art Baker as host of "You
Asked for It?"
3. From what religion did basketball player
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar convert?
4. What record company was headquartered
at 3 Saville Row,.London? "
5. In what part of New York City was "Hair"
6. What actress attempted suicide while film-
ing "What's New Pussycat?"
7. On "M*A*S*H," what was Colonel Potter's
8. Who wrote "Inside the Third Reich" while
in a prison cell? ..
9. What color is a lemon Popsicle?
10. Who was the first U.S. president to use a
word processor to write-his memoirs, bungling.
it by losing two chapters?
Trivia Time Answers
1. "There's No Business Like Show Business;"
2. Jack Smith; 3. Roman Catholicism; 4. Apple;.
5. The East Village; 6, Paula-Prentiss; 7. "My
Darling Clementine;" 8. Albert Speer; 9. White;
10. Jimmy Carter .
(c) 2007 DBR Media,, Inc.
S Your Horosope
by CHARLES COOPER -
ARIES iMarch 21 to April 19i You're more
concerned this week with your romantic
problems than anything else. Instead of
obsessing about it, try to relax. The solution is
a simple one.
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A work proj-
ect doesn't go as smoothly as you'd anticipat-
ed this week. Perhaps it's best to let a col-
league take the lead on this one. This week-
end, you have a busy social schedule ahead of
GEMINI (May 21 to June 201 You're able to
achieve a good balance between home and
work matters this week. That's because every-
one around you is in a cooperative mood.
Later in the week, you tap into your creative
CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Singles are
likely to meet a fascinating new love interest
this week. At work, it's best to keep a low pro-
file. It seems temperaments are flying right
LEO (Luly 23 to August 22) You're a bit con-
cerned about financial security this week.
Toward that end, sit down with family mem-
bers and try to devise a workable budget. Over
the weekend, catch up on your rest.
VIRGO tAugust 23 to September 22)
Agreements reached in the beginning of the
week will reap rewards for you. Some of these
could be of a legal nature. Insights you expe-
rience over the weekend help you with an
LIBRA (September 23 to October 221 it's a
good time to rethink where wour career is
going. You may need to make some changes
in order to succeed. However, it doesn't have
to be anything drastic.
SCORPIO iOctober 21 to November 211 A
close friend shares some advice that is ulti-
mately beneficial. Be careful, though, how
you go about making this work in a material
way. Put things down on paper first.
SAGITTARIUS (No\ embner 22 to December
21) You bask in the glow of approval this
week from bigwigs. Enjoy this. You've worked
hard and you deserve this praise.
CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 191
You fairly exude charm and charisma this
week. People are drawn to you as a result. This
puts you in a very sociable mood for the
AQUARIUS lJanuary 20 to February 181
You're hit with a new project at work that will
require a great deal of time and effort. Instead
of grousing, roll up your sleeves and get to
work. Obviously, bigvigs trust you, so don't
let them down.
PISCES (February 19 to March 201 You and
a loved one don't see eye-to-eye this week
when it comes to certain expenses Try to be
more flexible. While it's a good idea to be fru-
gal, perhaps you're overdoing it.
CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS: Ron Silver, July 2;
Montel Williams, July 3; Geraldo Rivera, July
4; Edie Falco, Julv 5; Della Reese, July 6; Ringo
Stair, July 7; Kevin Bacon, July 8.
ci 2007 DBR Medin. hic.
Sudoku requires no arithmetic skills.
The object.of the game is to fill all the
blank squares with the correct numbers.
Each row of 9 numbers must include all
digits 1 through 9 in any order.
Each column of 9 numbers must include
all digits 1 through 9 in any order.
Each 3 by 3 subsection of the 9 by 9
square must include all digits 1 through 9.
5 4 7
7 8 9
6 9 35
6 2 _2 1
4 2 6
Solution to Sudoku puzzle is in
the Classified section
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2007 Mark Szorady. Distributed by DBR Media, Inc.