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Volume III, Number 14 Pensacola Beach, Florida November 7, 2007

Coming Soon to an Island Near You!


S a peek

(at what's ahead


The most famous actor in the world, Santa Claus, will be making several guest appearances at the Chamber of Commerce production, "Season Your
Holidays with Island Spirit" during the month of December on Pensacola Beach. Santa, whose other name is Hank Shirah, made a trial run to the Beach this
week. He said he was checking the locations where he would meet the kids, but local stores said he was really looking for cookies. He took a list of events
with him which ranged from genteel open houses to fireworks at midnight on New Year's Eve. When Santa returns to celebrate the holidays, he will be
wearing his red velvet suit. For details on this spectacular month long festival, see pages 2,14 and 15.


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PAGE 2 Island Times November 7, 2007



Kick Back and Enjoy (ome to Santa's (hristm as Party


Want to get away? Want to
take a break from the hustle and
bustle of exhausting Christmas
tasks? Want to find the other side
of Christmas? The side that's old-
fashioned fun for everyone in the
family. Well, Santa's Christmas
Island is the place for you.
Santa's main elf, the
Pensacola Beach Chamber of
Commerce, is presenting its in-
augural month long Christmas
festival, "Season Your Holidays
with Island Spirit"
Merchants andresidents will
light up the cozy little Island on
November 24 with Christmas
lights adorning every nook and
cranny
You won't want to miss "Joy
for the Beach," a high energy
song and dance production en-
cased in a holiday theme at Our


Season Your Holidays With Island Spirit
Lady of the Assumption Catho- Santa can find his way to the p.m. and it's free.
lic Mission, December 4. No Boardwalk when his boat docks. Ornament making, holiday
charge for this super holiday Pick your viewing spot The pa- open houses, coloring contests
show which is sponsored by the rade is free for children and adults, yes,
Pensacola Beach Optimist Club. Do you like Christmas mu- adults, will all be part of this
How aboutstarting the mom- sic? Go to the Beach Community magical experience.
mg off with Surfing Santa at the Church on December 16 for the Santa has e-mailed a mes-
KowabungaBreakfast onDecem- Christmas Cantata. No charge sage. He announced that 2007
ber 8, or enter the Santa Look Delightfully decorated will not go away without an ex-
Alike contest that same day? whimsical floats will wend their plosion of lights.Afireworks dis-
Youwillthinkyou're spend- waydownthelsland'snowpalm- play will take place on New
mg Christmas in London when lined main street on December Year's Eve on Casino Beach
you board the authentic double 16 They will be sharing joy, AndNew Year'sDaywill be
decker bus and travel around the candy and trinkets with all who greeted by a Polar Bear Plunge
Island singing carols on Decem- catch the spirit when sturdy souls will jump into
ber 14 The ride and songbooks Santa will be popping up all Santa Rosa Sound, and wade, dog
are free. overthe Beachtohave his photo paddle, and swim to the finish
Themomentum of the festi- takenwiththechildrenwhocome line. Steaming bowls of black
val grows when the spectacular to see him eyed peas will warm them at the
lighted boat parade sails to On Christmas Eve, the finish line
PortofinoBoardwalk onDecem- BeachChurchinvitesoneandall There'smore.Lotsmore See
ber 15 Childrenwillreceivelight to participate in the Candlelight pages 14 and 15 for a complete
sticks to illuminate the Beach, so and Carols Service. It's early 6 calendar of events, times, places,


anddates Santa's Islandbeckons
you. Stay for a day, a week or a
month. You will find low winter
rates at all hotels in a range from
the small local inns to the world
class establishments.
For more information, go
online to www visitpensacola
beach.com or call the Pensacola
Beach Visitor's Information Cen-
ter at 1-800-635-4803 or 932-
1500. Remember, a fun-filled Is-
land retreat can take you away
from crowds, traffic jams, and the
pressures of Christmas as you
"Season Your Holidays with Is-
land Spirit "
Santa says, "Make your res-
ervations now This is my per-
sonal invitation to everyone to
come to my Island, Santa Rosa,
for a winter get-away. Don't iss
my big, Beach party."


Beach Parking Garage Takes One Baby Step Closer


The Santa Rosa Island Au-
thority continued to pursue its
goal to build a parking garage
on Pensacola Beach during the
Development and Leasing
Committee meeting on October
24 The Authority reached the
conclusion that the use of the
garage would be primarily by
Escambia County residents,
which led to the decision to
authorize Buck Lee, SRIA Ex-
ecutive Director and Vernon
Prather, Board chairman, to
meet with the Chairman of the
Board of County Commission-
ers Kevin White and Acting
County Administrator Bob
McLaughlin The four will ex-
plore the possibility of financ-
ing the structure through the lo-
cal option sales tax
"The parking garage serves
those who come here from
other parts
of Escambia
County, not
our out of 4
town visi-
tors," Lee
said. "It L
seems rea- Buck Lee
sonable to
request that the Commission
consider funding the construc-
tion with local option sales tax.
It serves their constituents."
Gary Powell, landlord at
Portofino Boardwalk, con-
gratulated the SRIA on their


efforts
"I would like to congratu-
late you on all you have done,"
Powell said. "I know it has been
a struggle, but you have done a
lot of good things The one
shortcoming I see on the Beach
is parking."
Representatives of Board-
walk businesses, Mike
McLaughlin of Lee Tracy and
Mike Pinzone of Papa's Pizza,
also commended the Board for
their work on the project
Although parking is only a
problem during the major
beach celebration days and dur-
ing summer weekends, the ga-
rage is still considered neces-
sary John Peacock said there
are 400,000 people from
Escambia County who don't
come to the Beach
"If the Boardwalk were ex-
panded and there were more to
do, they would come That
would mean more money for
the County and the Authority,"
he said. "I think a parking ga-
rage is an investment in
everyone's future "
Although decisions made
by the Operations Committee
cannot be honored by Roads,
Inc the committee did vote to
move the completion date of
Via de Luna to December 15.
In a previous decision, they had
voted to begin assessing liqui-
dated damages of $500 a day on


November 9.
"This road construction has
been a big project," Prather
said "Since we are almost fin-
ished, I would like to end the
project on a good note I will
support the time extension to
December 15 if the contractor
would do something with the
lay down yards. They are a
mess "
Lay down yards are the ar-
eas which contain debris and
littered sand excavated during
the project. Dr. Thomas
Campanella is in charge of de-
termining that the areas around
the roadway are, in fact, free of
equipment and debris before
the contractor gets his final
payment
The Committee's decision
will go to the Full Board
The SRIA andNoel Faddis
are preparing to enter into a
contract to develop the Circle
K property within the next 18
months The proposed contract
will result in a development of
the site or it will be returned to
the Authority.
Tom Gilliam, attorney rep-
resenting Faddis, explained that
his client will pay the Island
Authority $2500 per month for
this right The SRIA will have
developed property or they will
get the entire parcel back
"This is a win win situa-
tion," Gilliam said. "The result


will be a quality development
bringing income to the Author-
ity or a return of the property
as one parcel which was split
and has legal disputes regard-
ing developmental rights "
The committee voted to al-
low Tom Gilliam and the SRIA
legal counsel to draft the lease
option agreement.
The Authority could not let
a meeting go by without bring-
ing up additional information
on the condo/hotel definition
Buck Lee met with Lloyd
Kerr, Director of Planning and
Engineering for Escambia
County, regarding the vesting
of hotel units larger than 850
square feet The result of the
meeting was that when the de-
veloper receives a development
order from Escambia County,
he has received his large units
The development order has
an expiration date which gen-


rated more discussion by sub-
committee members.
The County said there
would be no reason for the
SRIA to place time restrictions
on conceptual approvals. Dr
Thomas Campanella cast the
lone dissenting vote against this
concept.
"The reason we put time
constraints on these approvals
is to get these projects moving
We have a limited number of
sites and a small number of
players. We need to avoid those
who might be landbanking."
The committee voted 2 to
1 to rescind the time constraints
on these projects Voting in fa-
vor were Vernon Prather and
John Peacock The matter goes
to the Full Board
The Full Board meets No-
vember 14 at5 pm attheSRIA
office. All meetings are open to
the public


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Barefoot on the Beach


When Santa Claus visits the
Island every Christmas, he al-
ways brings Mrs. Claus along.
She doesn't make many business
trips with her husband, but she
has a special reason for returning
year after year to the Beach.
This legend goes far back to
a time when there were few living
things on the Island. The white
sand glistened for miles and miles,
untouched by streets or struc-
tures. Or people. Santa, who was
making his annual rounds that
year, decided the uninhabited
white stuff he noticed below
would make a safe landing place
for his sleigh so he and the rein-
deer could take a break. He fas-
tened his seat belt, and turned on
his twinkling lights. The eight
tiny reindeer brought the heavily
laden sleigh down easily. It
nestled in the soft sand, a dis-
tinctly different runway from their
usual snowy rest stops. Santa
got out of the sleigh, loosened
his belt, stuck his boot in the
squeaky sand, and exclaimed to
the reindeer, "Hey, we landed in
Paradise."
Dormer and Blitzen snorted
because the snow ball they tried
to make wouldn't stick together.
I may relocate my workshop
to this Island, Santa mused. We
could eliminate the woodcutter
section, and add those guys to
the toy making division. Think
how happy the kids would be if
we produced more toys than ever.
He pondered the possibil-


The Day Santa Named the Island


ity as he removed his heavy
jacket and let the sun shine on
his chest. We would never have
to arrange for vacations, because
no one would want to leave para-
dise. Our new work uniforms
would be long shorts and t-shirts.
All our raw materials could come
in like magic on the water. We'd
never have to thaw out the cans
of paint.
Santa pulled off his heavy
boots and pants and jumped into
the Sound for a swim wearing
only his candy striped underwear.
We would have to put up a
new sign. That old North Pole
sign is pretty worn out anyway.
What can I name this place?
Then a Christmas light ex-
ploded in Santa's head. He would
name this romantic little Island
after his beloved wife and him-
self. Santa Rosa Island. Santa
liked the sound of the new name.
Reluctantly, he put his
heavy, red suit back on, and pre-
pared the reindeer for take off.
After the worldwide delivery trip
ended, and he was resting by a
big open fire in his living room at
the North Pole, he told his wife,
Rosa, about his plan to move the
entire operation to a truly, mag-
nificent place surrounded by
sparkling water. A place that was
warm and cozy. Where the elves
could test the water skis, yachts,
fishing rods, and sailboards the
year round.
"Ah, Rosa, I have found
paradise," Santa said. "A roman-


tic place for the two of us."
Rosa pushed her spectacles
up on her nose, and Santa knew
he was introuble. She only did that
when she was getting ready to yell
at him about major problems like
running out of Barbie dolls or
drinking too much Coca-Cola.
"Santa," she said in that
awful tone of voice. "How could
you play such a dirty trick on
Frosty the Snowman?"
So, Rosa had the last word,
Santa could nevermove to a place
where his old sidekick, Frosty,
would never survive. Santa did not
move his factory to the Island.
But one starry Christmas
eve, he asked Rosa to ride with
him, and he landed on the Beach


ByJane Waters Cooper


for a short time. Just long enough
to put up a small sign, "Santa
Rosa Island."
So that's how the Island got
its name. And that is the reason
Mrs. Claus climbs aboard the
sleigh on the night Santa makes
his annual visit to Pensacola
Beach. After all, it's not every wife
who has a whole island named
after her.
[Editor's Note: When
McGuire Martin, SRIA Board
member, first read this story
which appeared in The Islander
Newspaper on December 22,
1993, he wrote the editor a note.
"After all the years, I 've lived on
the Beach, I erroneously believed
that Santa Rosa came from our


Spanish ancestors, and behold
the Island was named by St. Nick
himself McGuire never
dreamed that fourteen years
later Santa and Rosa would
come to the current SRIA Board
to request permission to land
their sleigh on Pensacola Beach
on weekends in December Santa
had heard that the Beach Cham-
ber was planning to turn the Is-
land into a Christmas
fantasyland with their "Season
YourHolidays with IslandSpint"
production Santa will be talk-
ing with the children, but that
may be his cover as he makes a
list and checks it twice, just to
make sure the Chamber is doing
everything rght ]


Woman's Club Gathers Supplies For Empty Cupboards


Pantries will be filled with
good cheer to celebrate during the
holidays after the Pensacola
Beach Woman's Club completes
its annual Canned Food Drive. Do-
nations of non-perishable food
items can be delivered to the
Woman's ClubNovembermeeting
which is set for Thursday, Novem-
ber 15 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady ofthe
Assumption Hunt Hall.
"Members will be making
donations, but we would like ev-
eryone on the Beach to drop off


non-perishable food items to our
meeting. We will get the food to
the appropriate agencies who as-
sist the needy during the holi-
days," said Sandi Johnson,
Woman's Club vice-president.
The Pensacola Beach
Woman's Club actively supports
the Beach community and busi-
nesses with volunteers and do-
nations. The group meets on the
third Thursday of each month.
The Club isopen to women
who live on or have an interest in


Pensacola Beach. Prospective
members may contact Sandi
Johnson at 916-2533 and attend
as her personal guest at the first
meeting.
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PAGE 4 Island Times November 7.2007


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Beach resident Sharon
Clardy hasjoined a growing num-
ber of people who read "every
word" of the Island Times. She
says she learns so much about
the Island from the wide variety
of columns and stories.
BIRTHDAY BASH
Charlie Brooks will be the
guest of honor at a birthday party
at the Cabana Club on November
15, hosted by his wife, Joanne.
RED CARPET BOUND
Pensacola Beach Woman's
Club Vice President Linda Knell
and her daughter, Layla, have
won an all inclusive trip to the
Country Music Awards They will
be walking the red carpet at the
star-studded nationally televised
event. Perhaps, they will link up
with Gulf Breeze's Susan
Haselton-Kelley who earned the
trip as a business perk from the
Mary Kay cosmetics company
11 1iG\(; SKIPPER
The wind provided the tncks
and the treats at the Pensacola
Beach Yacht Club's Halloween
regatta. Maria Weisnicht at the
helm of the J. Crew got the treats.
Plenty of wind to cross the finish
line first and a trophy for her
mantle.
HA1PY DA1
Marilyn Sundstrom has a ra-
diant smile which stayed on her
face all day October 23. Friends
and family toasted the birthday
girl at a recent party. She would
not say how many candles were
on her cake.
RADIO FAME
Libbi Crowe, marketing gal
for the Beach's Catholic Church,
knows her stuff She proved that
by correctly answering a radio
station trivia question while on
her way to work. The winning
answerwas "The Fonz" from the
Happy Days television series.
FOREVER ART
Most moms keep their child's
art on the refrigerator, but Amy
Martin and Knstm Amberson can
keep their kids' drawings forever
As a fundraiser, Pensacola Beach
Elementary School has imprinted
onginal artwork on coffee cups.
The two cups feature Starfish
Holk and Jace Amberson's color-
ful creations. The cups are on sale
in the school office.


Jim Cox celebrated his No-
vember 4 birthday with 60,000
guests at his party. His wife Lila
surprised him with Saints tickets
and a trip to New Orleans to com-
memorate the big day.
1W OR LD TRAVELER
The Mystic Krewe of
Nereids have been without a
Queen for two months. Queen
Ella Hess has been touring Eu-
rope with Art and Char Parrish and
Mike and Susie Mardis. Ella had
to return before the Blue Angels
Air Show, November 10to see her
nephew, Fat Albert pilot Drew
Hess. Thus is the life of the
Queen.

John Pinzino celebrated his
birthday weekend with many,
many boxes. Unfortunately, they


were not wrapped presents. No-
vember 4 was moving day at his
company, Island Realty.
BON VOYAGE JOHN
The United States Navy can
send LCDR John Bright all over
the world, but his heart stays on
Pensacola Beach. He returned to
NAS Pensacola for additional
training this summer, but is now
deployed to the Middle East. To
keep up with all the Beach hap-
penings, IslandTimes will find its
way to him courtesy of his friend,
Nan Harper.
SUtPER (C III'
Renee Mack was the super
chef at the Beach School's Fall
Festival. Arriving with her over-
sized stainless steel gas grill,
Renee kept the crowds happy.
Her famous fish sandwiches and
sizzlmghamburgers were a big hit


Stumped by a Halloween Question -
Can You Scare Up A Correct Answer This Time?


We got answers to our last
trivia, but they were all wrong.
We were looking for answers to
the question of where the
Pensacola Beach Elementary
School held its Halloween Car-
nival when it outgrew the
school grounds?
The correct answers were
Quietwater Beach Boardwalk
(now Portofino Boardwalk) and
Fantasy Golf (now Tiki Island).
We received no correct answers
so the Trivia Master keeps the
t-shirt. Note to LeRoy
Cardenas. No, Bobby D's did
not host the children's Hallow-
een Carnival. The people you
saw there on Halloween were
adults dressed up like kids. Try,
try again.


The question "Who re-
ceived the first Citizen of the
Year given by the Pensacola
Beach Elk's Lodge?"
Clue: He was a professor, a
president of the Leaseholders,
and made vast scientific contri-
butions to try to ensure the well
being of Pensacola Beach.
Trivia players, arise! This
is an easy one The Trivia Mas-
ter has spoken. The special Is-
land Times t-shirt can be yours.
Rules are the same. Send
your trivia answer to
islandtimes@bellsouth.net with
"trivia" in the subject line. The
deadline to respond is 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, November 14.
Good luck and thank you for
playing.


If you want to know what's happening


on the Beach -


read


Island


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Beach Parades Support of Veterans
Honoring our nation's veter- represented. Boogie, Inc will pro- Country and to represent all mill-
ans is a long standing tradition vide patriotic parade music tary women, both veterans and
on Pensacola Beach In 1988, Honoraryparadegrandmar- active duty"
Beach resident Morrie Drees, shal JeffGoudey will leadthe pa- The parade will disband at
CDR, USN (ret), organized a rade Dignitaries and Beach vet- the Gulfside Pavilion where cer-
Veteran'sDaymarchdown Viade eransLorettaBrowderandHelen emomeswill beginwiththeBeach
LunatotheElk'sLodge That Cottonwillrideinconvertibles. Elk's Lodge's Leading Knight
solemnmarchhasturnedinto Lance Keenan emceeing the
a larger parade hosted by the event Santa Rosa IslandAu-
PensacolaBeachElk's Lodge. thorlty Executive Director
This year's parade will begin Buck Lee will be the featured
at 1 p.m. Sunday, November speaker Pensacola Beach
11 at Avenida 10 and Via de AmericanLegion Commander
Luna and end at the Gulfside Chuck L'Oignon will conduct
Pavilion where a red, white the Prisoner ofWar ceremony
and blue salute to veterans as part of the salute to veter-
willtakeplace ans The event will conclude

join the parade," said Elk's taton by Lance Keenan
Lodge manager Kay Turner. Refreshments and hot
"Lmeupwillbeat 2 30prior dogs will be served at no
tothe 1 p.m. starttime charge at the Pensacola
Participants are askedto Beach Elk's Lodge The pub-
call Kay at the Elk's Lodge, hc is invited
932-4444, to get their names "Spend the day on
on the parade roster Cur- Pensacola Beach remember-
rently, color guard units from ing the sacrifice that our mill-
the Pensacola Beach and tary men and women have
Holley-Navarre Elk's Lodges Loretta Browder made," reminded Morrile
will march along with the Boy Drees "Enjoy the parade, the
Scout pack and Cub Scout den. "It is always a thrill to ride in ceremomes, and salute the impor-
The Gulf Breeze High School the Veteran's Day Parade on tance of Veteran's Day"
ROTC, PensacolaPelicancheer- Pensacola Beach," Loretta said. For more information, call
leaders and the VA Clinc will be "I am honored to have served my Kay Turnerat932-4444
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by fatbi lewis


I sure hope everyone had as
much fun for Halloween as I did!
And what perfect weather God
gave us to enjoy the holiday. Amy
Depew, Deb Friedman, Paulette
Provost and I attended the Krewe
of Wrecks Halloween meeting at
Sabine Sand Bar We were the
"Witches of Beachwick", (which
is very hard to say even if you're
not drinking)
Running-Around Wreck Jeff
Goudey had some great an-
nouncements concerning the
Grand Costume Ball this year It's
movie theme There's million
possibilities there Peopleareal-
ready making plans so get on the
"ball." I can hardly wait to see
what our creative Islanders come
upwith! So, join the Krewe and
get your Ball tickets early.
After writing this I will attend
the Willie Nelson concert in Or-
ange Beach. Charlotte Spencer,
Paulette, Elaine, Courtney and I
are attending and staying the
night at the "far side" condo
owned and generously hosted by
Courtney Elaine, as always, will
be our driver That's a very im-
portant thing to have in a friend
andElaine does it so well. Details
(maybe) when we return
You know, Fall can be my fa-
voritetime of the year. Youhave
beautiful weather, the Beach is
wonderful, Islanders are "fall-ing"
down, and the coming holidays
create an air of excitement
Thanksgiving was holiday favor-
ite with my mother. She would
start cooking several weeks
ahead and the house would be
full of the most wonderful smells
One thing that we always re-
quested was her special
Brunswick Stew She made a
huge pot every Thanksgiving and
every Christmas. Her recipe was
printed in her church cookbook,
which I lost during Ivan I know
my sisters have the recipe, so
maybe I'llprint it soon Iremem-
ber she decided one time to cook
it the "traditional" way, which re-
quired cooking an entire hog's
head in a pot. By the time the
stew was finished, my mother
could not eat a bite She said,
"Every time I took the lid off the
pot, that hog was staring at me!"
I think we gave it to the neigh-
bors and I hope they enjoyed it
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when she started it. I guess back
in the Old South, they had to find
a way to use everything Thank
you Lord for supermarkets
I've always loved the dress-
ing at Holidays and have con-
sumed literally tons of it by now.
I love it so much that I created my
own recipe. I do that so I can add
the things I like. When you cook
it, you can do the same Oh, don't
get me wrong, I'll still eat some of
yours andI'm sure I'll enjoy that,
too. It'sfoodingeneralthat I like
and thing are always better when
someone else cooks it The last
time I cooked this recipe was in
the old house and Chuck LeBum
said it was definitely a keeper.
Well, it was lost, too but I have
recreated it to the best of my
knowledge, so good luck on this
one Okay, let'scook

Sausage Cornbread Dressing

1 12" rounds of cooked
cornbread (found on any
cornmeal bag)
2# ground Sage pork sausage
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
2- 18 5 oz. cans chicken broth
w/garlic (Italian seasoning &
garlic are good, too)
2 18.5 oz cans reg. Chicken
broth
3 cans cream of chicken soup
6/8 Tbsp. Sage
2 tsp black pepper

Cook together sausage, on-
ions and celery on medium heat
until sausage is no longer pink;
drain and set aside. Using a large
greased dressing pan, use your
hands to crumble cornbread into
pan (This is ahand-mixmg recipe
-Youhave to mix with your hands,
it adds the love) Add all liquid
and canned ingredients to
cornbread, mixing continuously
and then adding sausage mixture,
sage andblackpepper Make sure
you have mixed thoroughly, then
cover and refrigerate overmght.
This gives the flavors time to
blend. Remove from fridge 30
minutes before cooking. Bake in
350 oven, for one hour If dress-
mg is set andtop is goldenbrown,
it's ready If not, continue baking
at 30 minute intervals until this is
achieved. Happy Holidays
Join the Wrecks. Share with
a friend and be sure to give
thanks See ya in the kitchen....


Deanna Lambert Moore, left, who was raised on
Beach, couldn't resist taking her mom, Deb Friedman, to
Time Beach Shop" in Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Deb i
her new shirt. Seems like her grandson, Logan, is rea
back Island Time while napping in his dad Mike's arms.
presented an Island Time shirt to Island Times- just for th



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S Fresh from the boats daily
pt le can cold pack for travel or ship an
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WINE OR GRAPE JUICE?
Numerous studies show that wne in-
creases HDL "good" cholesterol,lowers
LDL "Bad" cholesterol, and prevents the
r(, PARI formationof artenal plaque. Grapejuice
SOP also helps reduce plaque, but it takes
three times more grape juicetoproduce
S the same effect. One study, which com-
pared grape juice and wine side by side,
found that red wine stirs up more antioxi-
dant compounds found in plant-based
foods (including wine and grapejuice),
easierto absorb Wine's alcohol acts as
a solvent, extracting greater amounts of
flavonoids.Atthe sametime,wine'sal-
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the "Island ton to drink in moderation. Over con-
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SMwfl.It of lut cait, Mifts and appel '
Te perfcd pllee to "Hd 1 ha special i
Nov 11, 1007
Rosemary Pindergast Pensacolas famous stained glass arts.
She will demonstate the art of malang glass ornaments using
the world renowned T.ffany technique
Nov. 18, 2007
Brad Greek, ine an plin air painter He .ill demonstrate
the art of paining outdoor scenery in dCrylic on cInvas
Carol Renfre-LMthen, ieery artist She will custom male
your own piece of jewelry while you watch.
All artIs ,aE be at Gemonini' C Oulp h~ b reen 4pm and 7p.
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DOUG REVS UP
Doug McAlhster, who helped
bring sizzle back to the Beach on
July 4by organizing Kaboom, has
taken a position with Moore and
Moore advertising agency Doug,
the regional rep for this Birming-
ham firm, gets to work from his
Pensacola Beach home
PAGODA WINS WSRE
CONTEST
Chamber Board member Sean
Rogan was awarded a first place
at the WSRE Food andWme Clas-
sic He did not cook a thing. He
designed and constructed the
Hilton's Pagoda which took top
honors as Most Creative booth.
GOINGUP?
Courtney Humbaugh's com-
panyliftsyouup Justcalltohave
one of their elevators or dumb-
waiters installed No more trudg-
ing up the stairs with your arms
full
CROC SIGHTING
Island Style is expecting a
shipment of Crocs Not the rep-
tile,theshoe Popular first among
boaters and now with everyone,
this winter's styles have Sherpa
mmingin them


GET THE BLUES
The Blue Angels will present
their homecoming air show
aboardNASPensacola nextweek-
endNovember9and 10 Thrilling
maneuvers and a good dose of
patriotism for the Veteran's Day
weekend
THE BEAT GOES ON
After the turkey is gone and
the parades and football games
are a distant memory, head over
to Paradise Bar and Grill for their
MusicFest on November 23.
More details later
SEEING RED
For those who are hooked on
fishing for Redfish, here's your
chance to learn more about the
rules and techniques of catching
them The Hook, Line and Sinker
guys will host a seminar at
Flounder's, Monday night, No-
vember 12 at seven Get there
early This is a popular event.
BEACH NEIGHBORS
Ever notice how many profes-
sionals live onPensacola Beach?
Doctors, lawyers, artists and
maybe a few shopkeepers Sup-
port Beach business profession-
als and stay healthy and happy.


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Bright Lights Make Your House Famous
Would your house like to
have its picture in the newspa-
per? If the answer is yes, get out
your best Christmas finery and
lights and get your house all
dressed up
Rudolph will lead a panel of
judges around the Beach during
the Season Your Holidays with
Island Spirit festival. Judges will
be Frosty the Snowman, an elf Make the holidays bright Light up your beach house.
wearing a red suit, Mr Bmgle and
the Grinch
Light up the Island and see if Bank of the South Island Branch
your house will become famous Full Service Banking Close to Home
and have its picture in Island
Times.

Frosty, Sam, Mr. Bingle -r -.
and The Grinch will pick
theirfavorites!
They will tour the Island
from
7p.m. November24 until *Internet Banking Flex Line Home Equity Loan
December 12. Bill Payment Service *Conventional Mortgages
Businesses and residents *Waterfront Financing Personal Service
are eligible. Mon- Thurs 9 4:30
Results will be published in 136 FORT PICKENS ROAD F y 9 5:30
theDecember 5 and 19 PENSACOLA BEACH
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LETTERS

Letters From Home
Dear Editor,
I attended a military Care
Package Drive in Southboro,
Massachusetts where I heard
about a young United States
Marine who could use our sup-
port. He receives nothing from
his family while he is serving a
tour of duty m Iraq No letters,
nothing.
In your spare time please
writehim a letter? I knowyouwill
feel better for doing it His address
is LCLPPatrick ERoosa
1/2 C Company 2nd Pit
UIC 73005
FPOAE 09509-3005

SemperFi,
Frenchy LaFountaine
[Frenchy LaFountaine is a
member of the local Marine
Corps League ]

Thanks to Beach
Businesses
On behald of the Miracle
Strip Corvette Club, I wish to
thank the following businesses
that supported our regional car


CRABS WE
Go crabbing on the Gulf of M
Alaskan Snow, Dungeness and Ki
sive seafood menu. Sip and sit at
upstairs, outdoor Gulfside deck.
bits on Monday through Thursda'
you are.
At the traffic light -ind the red
Casino Beach and you're in Crab I
932-0700. www.crabswegotem.
PARADISE BAR

i: ,a r,,h ,-,? 1: = 1.. 1-* l, l.
Music. Exotic Libations Fnendlylo
day Cuban sandwiches Blackand
7 Live Bands. Poker on Monday.
Tucked away in the parking lot
on Santa Rosa Sound. Boat and I
850-916-5087.

SEVILLE Q1
The Gulf Coast's Premier Ei
rooms of fun all under one roof! Ka
Trivia, Pool, \Mdeo games and more.
a week with live music on four stages
Serving lunch and dinner, too! It's w
Located in Historic Downtowl
ernment Street. Open Monday- Si
and 5 p.m. until 2:30 on Sund
www rosies.com

THEBR
The locals spot on Pensaco
cials. Very happy hour everyday
$2.75 Bushwackers. Pool. Live M
Find us at 65 Via de Luna, in
historic district. Just down from Th
0864 www.breakbeachbar.com


TO THE EDITOR Hey Santa, can you believe the
Sandshaker is hosting a Christmas
show on Casino Beach last many from out of town (Little Coloring Contest for adults
month Rock, Atlanta, Louislana, etc) Saturday, December 15?
Hilt fn ti ardenn taHamton As a result the club will be able to


Inn, Pensacola Beach Resort,
Hooters Restaurant, Island Style,
Bagelheads, The Market/Cabana
Club, SurfBurger, Go Fish, Key
Sailing, Bamboo Willie's, Cabo
Grill, Tiki Island, Hemingway's,
Island Times, Sandshaker, Peg
Leg Pete's, and Flounder's
We had over 75 entries,


donate $1,000 to Covenant Hos-
pice. Beachbusiness support will
allow the club to build this into a
larger event mthe future,
My sincere thanks for the
support of our event
Rick Gordon
Coordinator
Life'sAVette Car Show


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GoT 'EM FLOUNDER'SCHOWDERHOUSE McGuIR
exico, at Crabs, We Got 'Em Step back in time and enjoy Flounder's antique collection. Even abragging Irishmar
ng Crabs are all on the exten- Step into now and enjoy Flounder's top rated seafood. Indoor the atmosphere is an authentic
the live aquarium bar or at the and outdoor dining, Even a beach playground for the kids. Beach *-. .: i-i-. i.,'.ei :i.-i 1 -, .=
Oysters and Wings are two Bar neath the moon and stars- Diesel Fuel in a commemorative ...).. ': ..'.h.., i..i.
ys. No reservations, come as mason jar Bilgewater Margaritas. Gift shop Fred Flounder, kiss andemployeeswhogivei
founder. Bean Soup.
roof and the twinklinglights on Located at the traffic light on Pensacola Beach. Next to the Open at 11 a m everyds
Heaven Open everyday 850- 55 ft. shrimp boat Open everyday 850-932-2003 Street in Pensacola 850-433
com www flounderschowderhouse.com
AND GRILL PEGLEGPETE'S SANDSHA
e'.,,, ,:3', .1, ,I'. Ahoy, Matey You'vefound a Pensacola Beach treasure Pi- The "World Famous Sa
*; ,, ,n '. I :.. : ._r,, . rateswelcome Fresh Gulfseafood served inthegalleyoroutside edition since 1973 It's the Hor
cals Lunch and Dinner every- on the awning covered deck Glassfront bar overlooks LaFitte Cove has been selling this signature
Blue Burgers Happy Hour 11- All kinds of oysters Live lobster. Gumbo Dinner specials nightly was the 1st bar on the Bead
Sizeable sandwiches and burgersfor Landlubbers Takehome at- tion Live Music Wed, Thurs,
ofthe Paradise Inn, it'sdirectly shirt. Bar specials Fn-Sun Iguana
Bicycle parking. Open 7 days. Lookforthe Jolly Rogersflying over the west end ofthe Island Across from the Boar
at 1010 Fort Pickens Road. We're here everyday at 11.932-4139. 10 am until 3am. 850-932-22
www.peglegpetes.com for photo gallery and event
CARTER SIDELINE'S SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT THE ISLA
Itertainment Complex. Seven Score! Don't miss a point. See it all in high definition -11 big The oldest lounge on Pr
iraoke, Texas Hold'Em, Team screens, 42 televisions If it runs, jumps, races, it's here. Famous 7 DJ spins dance tunes 7 n
Live EntertainmentSevennights for Thursday Wing Night Burgers. Seafood and Ribs. Kidsmenu board, video games, pool, f
severyFnday&Saturdaynight forthe JVplayers Full bar. Indoororoutdoorseating.Videosports Visit the upstairs Cypress L
'here the Party People Party! games. downtown Pensacola Beach
n Pensacola at 130 East Gov- Centrally located on Ma de Luna, just east of the main parking Find us at 43 Via de Lun
saturday from 11 until 2:30 a.m. lot andthe traffic light. Kick offat 11 a.m. seven days week. 934- ends at 11. 850-932-9011.
lay Ring 434-6211 or visit 3660.
THE CABAN
Open for Breakfast an
EAK THE OLIVE DROPMARTINI BAR Waterfront dining overlooking
la Beach Nightly drink spe- It' s what you have been waiting for Classic Martins also available for wedding
until 7 p.m. which includes exotic elixirs, shaken or stirred. Equal parts of elegant and beach any other occasion that calls
lusic. eclectic. Live music and lively patrons. The famous Conner casual to elegant catering a
downtown Pensacola Beach's Cagle makes guest appearances, their clients. Sunsets are p
he Islander Lounge. 850-932- Located in the Soundside Market across from the Hilton Your hosts are Carol and Jer
on Pensacola Beach Open everyday 932-7675. above the Market on the Isla


E'S IRISH PUB
can't dojustice to McGuire'swhere
cturn-of-the-centurypub. McGuire's
-,.>, 1I:,.1: .,I-,w ,II ;.,.:,::,
adamn! Try an Irish Wake or Senate

ay Easy drive to 600 East Gregory
-6789 www mcguiresirishpub com

iKER LOUNGE
ndshaker"- a Pensacola Beach Tra-
me of the Original Bushwacker and
drink for over 30 years. The Shaker
h to offer this tasty frozen concoc-
Sat & Sun Karaoke Tues, Fri. Tiki
Grill open Thurs-Sunday
dwalk on Pensacola Beach. Open
11. www.sandshakerlounge.com
schedule.
UNDER LOUNGE
ensacola Beach Happy Hour 11 to
ites. Fri- Sun Live Music. Shuffle-
oosball, golf, bowling Brass Pole
.ounge, open air bar overlooking
.Available for private parties.
a. Open weekdays at noon; week-


[A CLUB & CAFE
d Lunch everyday from 8 to 2
Beautiful Sabine Bay The Club is
receptions, business meetings or
for a spacious waterfront venue,
nd a staff who truly cares about
riceless. Elevator rides are free,
ry Sears. Located on the third floor
nd. 916-7446


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November 72007




November 7. 2007 Island Times PAGE 11


Club Collects Coats
Pensacola Beach Optimist churches later this month Last
Club members Sally and Cliff yearPBOCwasableto collectal-
Taylor, together with Bill and most 200 coats for those who
Barbara Balch are co-chairs for needed them the most
the Coats for Christmas charity For more information on this
coat collection Boxes to col- program or the Pensacola Beach
lect gently used coats will be Optimist Club, please call Presi-
placed in Beach businesses and dent Mary Claus at 850-206-1341.


'Te Best Bu- $ Ho
In Pomdfs. $ Dogs




Burgers Shakes Fries
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500 Quietwater Beach Blvd
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Upstairs from Key Sailing


Lunch & Dinner Everyday
Breakfast Thurs Sun
7:30 to 10:30 a.m.


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November7.2007


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You re invd td November 7
oAll Souls' Mass Regular Mass at
0at St. Ann Sunday 9:45 a.m.

Regular Mass at St. Ann:
alSt. CaMOliC Ps November 22 Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.
SThanksgiving Mass at Saturday 4 p.m.
St. Ann 9:30 a.m. Sunday 8 and 11 a.m.
ThanksivinDinner Community of Praise
Ssging at St. Ann
RSVP 932-2859


- 920 VIA DE LUNA, PENSACOLA BEACH

Pensacola Beach Woman's Club treated the three Octo- ST ANN CATHOLIC CHURCH
ber birthday girls to sweets and song atthe luncheon meeting at 100 DANIEL DRIVE, GULF BREEZE
Hunt Hall, October 18. Despite the stormy weather, Club mem-
bers gathered for a Halloween festive luncheon. The program
featured representatives from The Zoo who gave a presentation 850 9
and brought Hedgie the Hedge Hog to the meeting. Celebrating at 0 O
the luncheon were (L to R): Pat Bernhard, Club President Jane
McGrath and Edwina Speirs.
Pensacola Beach Woman s Club Canned Food Drve STANNGULFBREEZE.ORG
Thursday, November 15 Drop donations at Hunt Hall at 11 am.



Son't Get Malled This Holiday Season i

Shop Every Woman's Favorite Store



L Le e Trac y Girls Nite'

Out
Ladies Men Accessories
TRIBAL TORI RICHARD PANDORA
SUSIND VINEYARDVINES BRIGHTON THURSDAYS
VINEYARD VINES BOBBY CHAN DOGEARED 6 to 9 PM
WILLOW MARTIN GORDON SORRELLI DOOR PRIZES
Curr LOOSE GuYHARVEY By BOE
KARLIE VERA BRADLEY FRESHMENTS
WHISH Shoes RAMPAGE SPECIAL SURPRISES
Lucy LOVE ON HOBO
IT JEANS EARTH COSTA DEL MAR
SILVER JEANS VOLITALE TIS THE SEASON OPEN HOUSE
PIERRE DUMAS Southern charm and hospitality are the
Snorm and shopping is hassle free. Goodies
1 on the Boardwalk for kids of all ages. Santa will be in the
Amphitheatre for photos. Hope you've been
:OPEN Pensacola Beach 850.932.4003 ice D""ecber 9 2 4PM
:10am
Everyday Complimentary Gift Wrap In Store Elves who are happy to help!


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November 7,2007




November 7,2007


.VCr oss 91n r'h-e 5,a ISM.






By Dr. Chuck Randle
Pastor, Pensacola Beach Community Church


There are so many things
that we simply take for granted.
For example, the calendar we use
to measure the length of a year.
The one we use is called the
Gregorian calendar named after
Pope Gregory XIII who made the
first proposal for its use. The
Julian calendar influenced the
Gregorian calendar in that years
in the calendar follow the pattern
of the earlier Julian calendar.
The Julian calendar is numbered
from the traditional birth year of
Jesus which is referred to as
annoo Domini", or A.D., and
sometimes, in recent years, has
been referred to as CE, which re-
fers to "common era" or "Chris-
tian Era." Gregory made changes
in his calendar to correct the drift
in the Julian calendar which made
the year too long, causing the
vernal equinox, and conse-
quently, the date for Easter, to
slowly move forward in the civil
calendar.
The Wikipedia Encyclopedia
indicates: "The Gregorian calen-
dar system dealt with these prob-
lems by dropping 10 days to bring
the calendar back into synchro-
nization with the seasons, and
then slightly shortening the av-
erage number of days in a calen-
dar year, by omitting three Julian
leap-days every 400 years. The
days omitted are in century years
which are not divisible by 400
(specifically: 29 February 1700,
1800,1900; 2100,2200,2300; 2500,


2600,2700; 2900, etc.)."
The Wikipedia Encyclopedia
continues, "The Gregorian solar
calendar is an arithmetical calen-
dar. It counts days as the basic
unit of time, grouping them into
years of 365 or 366 days. The so-
lar calendar repeats completely
every 146,097 days, which fill 400
years, and which also happens to
be 20,871 seven-day weeks. Of
these 400 years, 303 (the "com-
mon years") have 365 days, and
97 the leap years have 366 days.
This gives an average year length
of exactly 365.2425 days or 365
days, 5 hours, 49 minutes and 12
seconds."
This doesn't change our
lives in any way, but Ijust think it
is interesting to discover how
things we take for granted were
originally designed and came into
being. Daylight Saving Time
does not do injustice to the cal-
endar because it simply takes
away an hour when DST begins,
and restores that lost hour when
DST ends. I hope we all used that
hour productively as it was put
back into our lives.


b: -ai





One of the highlights of the Pensacola Greek Festival, which will be November 9-11, is watching
the dancers and then joining them on the dance floor. The Glenzethes, which means Merry Makers,
are youth dancers in sixth through twelfth grades. Dedicated Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach residents
who have practiced for months to prepare to perform at the festival are back row (L to R): AJ
Anastopoulos, Ange Kantrales, Paul Spraggins and George Weisnicht. Front row (L to R) are Sandy
Spraggins, Eleni Weisnicht and Gus Anastopoulos.


Post-Game
Coffee House
after the
Gulf Breeze High
Football Game
Friday, November 9
8 to Midnight

St. Ann Gulf Breeze
johnb@StAnnGulfBreeze.Org.


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Hiking & Backpacking Gear
Snow Ski Apparel
Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes
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Fox & Copy Services
Printing E Document Finishing Services
Notary Services
Mailbox Services
Packaging E Moving Supplies
Office Supplies

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362 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
850.932.8533 Tel 850.932.1588 Fax

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Mardi Gras on the Island 2007-2008
Nov12 The Islander
ree of Wreck Nov19 The Break
Krewe of Wrecks Nov26 Paradise Bar
Meetings Dec 3 TheDock
All begin at 6 pm. Dec 10 Olive Drop
Join at the meetings Dec 17 Flounder's
Dues $20 Jan 7 Sideline's
Jan 14 Elk's Lodge

Mardi Gras on the Island Events
SDec 31 Nereids/Brewe New Year's Eve Ball

SJan 6 Krewe of Nereids King Kake Party
Jan 12 Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast
Jan 18 Krewe of Nerieds Moon Pie Party
SJan 19 Krewe of Junkanoo Kritter Krawl
SJan 19 Krewe of Kids Parade
SJan 19 Krewe of Bananimals Ball
Jan 21 Krewe of Wrecks King's Supper Elk's Lodge
Jan 21 Krewe of Wrecks Queen's Dinner Flounder's
Jan 26 Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball Dock

Feb 2 Krewe of Wrecks Champagne Breakfast
Feb 3 Krewe of Wrecks Parade Via de Luna
Feb 4 Krewe of Wrecks Red Beans and Rice
Feb 5 Krewe of Coma Coronation
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November24 December 1 December 1
SEASON LIGHTS UP COLORING CONTEST PASSPORT TO


Islandwide Santa Rosa Island
twinkles with holiday lights.
Businesses and residents will add a
dash of Island Spirit with festive
decorations.
Enjoy! 7 PM


January 1
POLAR BEAR
PLUNGE
The chilly waters of the Sound are
filledwith hardy soulswhowade, swim
and scurry to the finish line. Heaping
bowls of black-eyed peaswaittowarm
them. Entry fee benefits the Chamber.
No charge to cheer. Paradise Bar and
Grill 2 P

December 31
FIREWORKS

FINALE
Dazzling display ofpyrotechnics
will awe spectators ready to ring
in the New Year on Santa Rosa
Island.
Casino Beach Parking Lot
Midnight


December 25
CHRISTMAS

MASS
Our Lady ofAssumption Catholic
Mission -
Via de Luna and Avenida 18
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December 24
CANDLELIGHT AND
CAROLS
The choir of the Pensacola Beach
Community Church invites visitors
to join in their Island Christmas Eve
tradition of caroling by candlelight.
Free.
Beach Church 6 PM


Limitless imaginations guide small
hands in creating Island holiday works
of art. Coloring sheets are available at
the Visitor's Information Center,
Island Style and Beach hotels. All art
will be displayed in Island Style's
Tropical Christmas Room. Free.
December 14 Winners 6 PM


SANTA'S ISLAND
Pick up a passport at the Visitor's
Information Center. Visit Chamber
member businesses, get your passport
stamped. Completed passports qualify
for the prize drawing on January 1.
Free.


December 2,9,23
SANTA &
HIS PAPARAZZI
Who wouldn't want to be in a photo
with Jolly Old St. Nick?

Photo Sessions 2 to 4 PM
December 2 Hilton Pensacola Beach
December 9 Portofino Boardwalk
December 23 Island Style


December 4
JOY FOR THE
BEACH
This event dishes up abundant Island
spirit. Served by high energy singers
and performers costumed for the
holidays. Catholic Church, Avenida 18
& Via de Luna -
Free 7 PM


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LIGHTED BOAT PARADE
- Pensacola Beach Marina to Boardwalk 5 pm i
The sparkling spectacle of decorated vessels "
parading against a dark December sky delights "
those watching from the shore or awaterfronfBeach o
business. Children are given light sticks to illuminate 1he a
beach behind Portofino Boardwalk. Dozens of captains k
compete for prizes as the nautical parade delivers Santa "
Clans officially to the Island. Free.


December 16
CHRISTMAS
CAN TATA
Traditional seasonal music
to delight all who care to
listen. Free
Beach Church 10 Am


December 16
BREAKFAST WITH
SANTA
Feastingwith St. Nick himself.
warning visions of sugar phums may
dance in your head.
Hilton Pensacola Beach
7 AM TO 1 PM


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December 15
ADULT COLORING
CONTEST
Let Island spirit bring out your
inner artist. We supply the crayons.
You supply the imagination. Free.
Prizes
Sandshaker- 4 PM


December 16
SEASON YOUR HOLIDAYS PARADE
Via de Luna 2 pm
Delightfully decorated whimsical floatswend theirway down the Island's main street
sharing holiday joy, candy and trinkets with all who care to catch the spirit. Santa
oversees the parade from high atop his bright red fire engine which delivers him to the
Gulfside Pavilion where children of all ages can speak to him personally. Free.



Season Your Holidays Parade Route
December 16,2007- 2 p.m.
Pensacola Beach
Begins atAvenida 10 &Via de Luna
EndsatGulfsidePavilion GULFSIDE
PAVILION







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A


December 15
ORNAMENT MAKING
The Gulf of Mexico offers her
treasured sand dollars and starfish
that evolve into fabulous and festive
decorations for the tree. Kids will love
this. Free.
Hilton Pensacola Beach -
9 TO 10:30 AM


December 14
ISLAND CAROLING
Island Caroling-Old English Double
Decker Bus
Traditional songs sung while traveling
Island style along the palm lined
avenues of Pensacola Beach. Board
the double decker bus. Bring your
singing voice and yourholiday spirit.
Free Flounder's 6 PM


December 8
KOWABUNGA
BREAKFAST WITH
SURFING SANTA
This Santa has a surfboard sled
pulled bymagicaldolphins. Kids
should have theirwish lists ready.
Free Mimosas for parents with meaL
Surf Burger -8 T 10:30 AM

December 8
SANTA CLAUS
LOOK ALIKE
CONTEST -
Looking for a St. Nick knock-off.
Beard, boots and good laugh required.
Mrs. Claus or even an elf or two can
compete. No charge to enter.
Bamboo Willie's 3 PM

December 9
TIS THE SEASON
OPEN HOUSE
Experience Lee Tracy's Southern
charm. Hospitality is the norm and
shopping is hassle free. Goodies for
kids of all ages. Santa will be in the
Amphitheatre for photos. Hope you
have been nice. 2 to 4 PM

December 13
Pensacola Beach Elementary
SCHOOL
HOLIDAY
PRODUCTION
The joyful voices of Beach youngsters
singing all your holiday favorites.
Beach Church 6PM


7-December 14
TROPICAL HOLIDAY
OPEN HOUSE
The home of the Christmas Room on
the Island. Owners Mario and Jeff
invite visitors to get caught up in the
spirit. Chat, munch cookies, sip cider
and enjoy the original art by coloring
contestants.
Free. Island Style 4 to 6 PM


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Ijauty each


If there's one thing that's
true about hair, it is that almost
everyone, sooner or later, will
be unhappy with theirs. It will
be too long, short, straight or
curly, the wrong color, or just
not enough of it to go around!
Fortunately, this keeps me em-
ployed and today most of these
conditions can be changed with
cosmetics. But for our ances-
tors, the hair you had was what
you had to live with, and was
often considered significant.
Red hair indicated a fiery tem-
per and was the sign of a Witch.
Dark hair meant strength, while
fair hair was thought to mean that
you were shy and weak Even to-
day we have the "dumb blonde
stigma." Curly and unruly hair
indicated an outgoing and frivo-
lous nature, while straight hair
meant you were very serious. If
the hair hung lanky and lifeless,
you were cunning and manipula-
tive. If you had a Widow's Peak,
(where your hairline grows to a
point over your forehead) it was
said that you would outlive your
partner I guess that's why it's


As the holidays approach,
dressing my home for the Thanks-
giving and Christmas holidays is
on the top of my list
I don't stop with just the
table or the door, but dress my
beds and windows I love the
change of season, the sharing of
family time, and we begin as early
as September to prepare and cel-
ebratewithsmall andmtimate fam-
ily dinners and sleep overs.
Here are some ideas for your
holiday tables
*Dream about whatyouwant
your guests, as well as yourself,
to see. Enjoy m your home!
Think out of the box, and
feel free to go casual as well as
dressed up for the holidays!
Layer the tables with sev-
eral cloths; notjust two, but three
or four.
*Layer the table withvarious
colors or styles of dinner plates
and vary the salad plates or bowls
for each occasion to give a differ-
ent lookwithm imual effort


By Danah Gibson
called a Widow's Peak I still won-
der where the term "cowlick"
came from though
Hair on a man's chest was
significant, being considered in
most of the world as a sign of
strength. The Native Americans
claim that a man with no hair on
his chest is not to be trusted.
However, one who is very hairy
is unlikely to be faithful A bushy
beard was a sign of virility Hair
on the arms and backs of the
hands was a sign of wealth. For
either sex, losing your hair was
considered a sign of losing your
money, but in some parts of the
world, actual baldness was con-
sidered the highest sign of sexual
prowess. Go figure All I can say
is, "We've come along way,
Babyl"
Onanothernote, startanew
tradition this year, do something
mice on Veteran's Day for those
who have proudly served and
protected our country It doesn't
have to be a big thing, a simple
hug or "thank you" would surely
be appreciated to honor our vet-
erans


+ Change your normal flow-
ers to something unusual green
apples in a vase, whole garlic
cloves in atall clear vase, or even
broccoli for a beautiful display.
+ Change the art on your
walls to reflect the season ap-
proachmg.
+ Add pillows in colors like
red, pumpkin, brown, or gold for
the fall, or even consider a pais-
ley throw on the table
+ Think about greenery that
can last through the seasons, liv-
ing rather than cut for maximum
enjoyment.
+ Use herbs for decoration.
They smell great, look wonderful,
and are edible!
+ Make sure your beds are
sumptuous. Have extra pillows
and duvets for guests to nap af-
ter those incredible holiday
meals
+ Get plenty of sleep You
will need it to truly enjoy the
beauty of the holidays with your
family andfriends!


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Planetarium Show Out of This World

The Pensacola Junior Col- naturally, the adventure includes if space is available Groupreser-
lege Planetarium and Space The- astronomy Audiences learn nations must be made one week
atre mission for the holidays is to aboutNorthern Hemisphere win- ahead of the scheduled show
present an out-of-this world pro- ter constellations and discover The PJC Planetarium and
gram why we have seasons. Space Theatre is in Building 21 at
Make reservations now for Shows are 10and 1130am the southwest corner of the
"Tls the Season," a special that Monday through Friday, Dec 3- Pensacola campus on Airport
recounts historical religious and 18. Boulevard
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we are merelyplayers so
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last day of October 's
scary celebration. From
left, Gwen Gibson is the
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I1T4L22ARD'S TONGUE
byEKIfHewsmon '


For thirteen years I've
wanted to complete a marathon
and last week I finally did it as a
competitor in the 32nd annual
Marine Corps Marathon. The
26.2 mile race started and fin-
ished near the Pentagon in Ar-
lington, Virginia. It also wound
its way through Washington,
D.C., the National Mall and
Georgetown. I was neither the
fastest nor the slowest runner
on the course. Technically I was
called a finisher. But for me,
since this was my first mara-
thon, my time of five hours and
thirty-three minutes was a PR
(personal record). In my mind,
that makes me a champion of
some sort.
There were many winners
on race day: Tamrat Ayalew
(2:22.20) and Kristen Henehan
(2:51.14) who left the remaining
male and female runners in their
dust; anyone who crossed the
finished line still standing; and
all the charities for whom money
was raised.
I personally ran as a mem-
ber of Team Semper Fi and
raised more than $1500 for
wounded Marines and sailors
returning from Iraq and Af-
ghanistan. I could not have
done that without the generous
donations from Island Times
readers, longtime friends and
Pensacola Beach businesses.
An "ooh rah" and major thank
yous to Kathy Lewis, Nan
Harper, Jeremy Johnson, Rich-
ard and Shelley Johnson,
Melanie Waite, Jane Cooper,
Amy Martin, Candy Segar, Ella
Hess and Tommy Grice. Be-
cause you gave, I couldn't,
wouldn't and didn't give up at
mile 24 when every muscle fiber
in my legs was telling me to call
it a day.
I am not sure if I will ever
get the opportunity to run an-
other marathon. I would like to.
Training for and running a mara-
thon, however, is much like hav-
ing a baby and I only had one
of those. Yes, the initial idea of
running a marathon usually be-
gins over a glass of wine. Then
there is about 9 months worth
of training or at least it feels like
it. Everyone you know has ei-
ther run a marathon or knows
someone who has and is more
than willing to share the experi-
ence. And finally on the big day,
you push and push and push
and at the finish you are handed


a medal anda space blanket. The fully funto show it off to family,
only difference is the medal friends and strangers. Hmm.
doesn't have to be fed, burped Maybeldohaveafewmoremiles
and diapered. Then again it's aw- left in my legs. Until nexttime...


Elizabeth Hewson was raised on Pensacola Beach where
the Island residents were accustomed to seeing her train for
running and swimming competitions. She entered the Marine Corps
Marathon with goals to finish and raise money for injured Marines.
As a member of Team Semper Fi, she met both goals. Elizabeth
currently resides in Havelock, North Carolina with her husband Lt.
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Get Reinforcement Wear Steel Toe Boots


I think one of the best inven-
tions is steel toe boots. Steel toe
boots are boots which have a
protective reinforcement in the toe
along with the sole plate. This
protects the boot (and my foot)
from falling objects and from
punctures. In the past these boots
actually had steel for reinforce-
ment, but now there is anew com-
posite material that is used. This
is extremely beneficial if you work
at a power plant or airport secu-
rity and have to go through metal
detection. You can wear your
boots and still have protection,
but won't set off the alarm.
Occupational and health leg-
islation in conjunction with insur-
ance companies require the use
of this boot and may mandate
certification of these boots. What
is truly amazing to me is the
change in styles for this boot.


Back in the eighties there were no
steel toe boots for women. Now
there are multiple sizes and styles
for both men and women. I have
both: steel toe and composite. My
steel toe boots are made by Red
Wing and my composite ones are
manufactured by Converse.
Iam going to wearthese pro-
tective boots when my husband
Ralph and I move something. The
last time we moved a large piece
of furniture, well, let's justsaymy
big toenail has grown back two-
thirds of the way, but is still grow-
ing. You get the picture.
Oh, and just as an aside, for
some reason I thought this was
so neat, you can walk into
things and nothing happens.
You never stub your toe again.
You have super feet with steel
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Geeker ruled in favor of the Prop-
erty Appraiser and Tax Collector.
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trict Court was not successful
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Frank Belluled in March 2007, that
the Property Appraiser and Tax
Collector have the authority as-
sess and collect real property ad
valorem taxes. An appeal has been
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in Spring 2008.
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remains active in the Escambia
County Circuit Court. Shell,
Fleming, Davis & Menge is pre-
paring a complaint contesting the
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Chavis Harvests Bushel of Wins at Poker Tables r


October is a month to har-
vest and Beach Texas Hold'Em
4444 Fun player Tommy Chavis
has a bushel of wins Tommy
has earned a top spot six times
this month. Phil Tracy has been
to the winner's circle a total of
four times during October.
Weekly action at the card tables
on the Island has stacked up like
this
Paddy O'Leary's
October 21: Fran Coxand
Anne Vinson had a knock-
down-drag-out final with Fran
getting' the best of the poker


playing' woman after a good
round of cards. Fran Cox took
home the win. Anne will be back
for more next week
October23 Fran Cox had
his second win of the week.
Brian Walls survived to take
second.
October 28: Phil Tracy
took down a hard luck Trace
Lewis in the final
October 30 Mark Julian
made a late run to take out
Alicea Townsend in the final.
Paradise Bar and Grill
October 22: Another big


night at The Paradise with the
return of Bud Walte to the
scene It was all Tommy Chavis
once again taking the win New
player to our Beach game
MichaelNowicki from Orlando
had a great time and took sec-
ond Tommy gave Michael the
t-shirt Specialthanks to Trace
"The Ace" Lewis who worked
as a dealer
October 24: Trace Lewis
got his first win this month tak-
ing out Liz Ives in the final
October 29: Trace Lewis
took down TexAtkinson in the


The Pontiac, Dogs, and Krispy Kreme ByTexAtkinson


For many years I enjoyed a
friendship with the late Vince
Whibbs. I inherited his insurance
account when my father-in-law
Phil Sanchez died in 1960. Vince
had been the area representative
for Pontiac. When he spotted the
opportunity in Pensacola to pur-
chase a Pontiac agency he did so.
He moved his large family to
Pensacola in the late fifties and
fifty years later his name needs
no introduction to most old-tim-
ers in our area
Vince and I had a few things
m common, he flew P-38s inWW
II, and I flew the AD Skyraider
during Korea Pilots, like other
military types, often share a sense
of humor as well as a certain in-
tangible way of communicating
that generally remains unspoken.
During our long relationship
I purchased several cars from
Vlnce. In the late sixties I men-
tioned to him that I was thinking
of leasing my next auto Iremem-
ber his big sm lie, one whichVince
held a patent for, and him saying,
"Well, Tex, you are in luck. I asked
Vinny to begin a leasing opera-
tion You can be his first cus-
tomer" Vince's oldest son hadjust
graduated from college and was
working for the agency
So I told Vmny to pick a good
car for me and call when it was
ready. In a couple of weeks he
phoned and that Friday I drove
home in a brand new, two-tone
blue Pontiac
My wife Annie, the kids and
I did our usual Sunday morning
routine. We went to church on
12th Avenue then headed to
Krispy Kreme for doughnuts. As
we drove down Cervantes Street,
a dog ran directly in front ofus. I
hit the brakes, and narrowly
missed the dog, but at that mo-
ment another larger dog slammed


into the passenger side of the car
next to Annie's seat
I had already calculated that
the first dog was a she By the
time I got out the second dog
was up and continued the chase,
apparently feeling no pam He left
a large dent in the right front door.
Monday morning, I was atthe
dealership explaining about small
accident with our brand new
Pontiac Within a shorttime Vince
Sr and mostofthe salesmen were
out front looking at the dent Many
of the salesmen asked me to ex-
plain again about the dogs Vmce
just grnned and gave me a look
that summed up our shared per-


spective on life. Things happen
These days, I frequently stop
by the newly remodeled Krispy
Kreme to pick up doughnuts to
take to thenursinghome staff who
take such good care of my wife
Annie I often recall that Sunday
morning when our new car got hit
by a dog and remember a young
Vinny looking at that large dent
in the door of the brand new
Pontiac I could read his mind,
"How in the world am I going to
explain this one to the insurance
company?"
I truly wish that life were klnd
enough to leave all of us with
such simple problems


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Sabine Marina Monday, October 30 with a cast of characters. Witches,
pirates and salty mates sailed to Deer Point to hear the pirate ghost
tale told by Captain Jeff Bowman' s alter ego Benjamin Tolliver. The
crew included (back row, L to R) Capt. Jeff and Salty Sandi Johnson.
Three wild witches in front are: Rory Dunbar, Dr. Bobbi Chapin and
Nan Harper; and Namaste pirates Trish Pleasant.


final
October 31: Fran Cox took
the Halloween title for 2007
Mark Julian was second
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USMCRet powered his way to
the title with tactical precision
Milton resident Chris Chavers
made the trip and took second
with very strong play. Beach
personality Dave Tucker made
it to the final table and had a
great time
October 27: Phil Tracy hit
four-of -a-kind after he bet all
of his few remaining chips He
went on to win the whole she-
bang Trace Lewis was second
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PAGE22 Island Times November 7. 2007


November is upon us and
the Flounder movement means
that cool breeze from across the
pond keeps a lot of us inside
watching whatever on television.
Why?
This is the hottest time of the
year for inshore fishing and
Flounder are the number one tar-
get Getyourselfa mnce light spin-
ning reel, put a 1 foot long piece
ofmono leader, (I use 17#trilene)
and a small grub head with a
white fire-tail on the end of your
line, (6# to 10# Ande) or what-
ever you like Then get it wet
The Flounder are every-
where, under the old bridge, on
the flats, in the pass, in the Gulf
Try walking along the shore at
sunset and just toss your line as
you go. I promise a great memory
and possibly a nice flat one. Re-
member 12" is the smallest you
can take and you have to be legal
even if you're a visitor to our wa-
ters


can't beat that 'ol stingray grub.
So, believe me, watching foot-
ball is better with freshFlounder
on the table.
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Beach Residents Get In The Swim At State Competition

Beach residents Michala Nowak and
Jacquelne St Louis are competitive swimmers
who qualifiedto swim in the State High School
Championships in Orlando, November 2. The
Gulf Breeze High School Dolphm Swim Team
sent eight to the competition Michala swam
in the 100 and 200 freestyle Jacquelme com-
peted inthe 50 and 100 freestyle Both swim-
mers were part of the 200 medley relay and 400
freestyle relay teams.
Michala Nowak, left, and Jacqueline St. Louis
leave the beach for swim practice at 4:30 a.m.
The hard work and dedication has taken them
to the State Swimming Championships.

NOAA Uses Technology to Assess Fish Management
NOAA'soceanfishmanag- vehicles, and submersible re-
ers have outlined the top scl- search to directly evaluate
ence and researchpriorities for deepwater fisheries and their
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Mild December Lures Visitors To Santa's Island


Santa Rosa Island is Florida's north-
emm ost island, located off the panhandle
in the Gulf of Mexico When you are plan-
ning your trip to the Season Your Holidays
with Island Spirit festival, keep in mind the
December days are normally mild and
sunny with cooler temperatures coming in
after the spectacular sunsets fade into the
sea A few cool days may sneak into the
forecast, so plan your clothing accordingly.
Jeans and sweaters or jackets are per-
fect for beach combing, viewing the lighted
boat parade, and other after dark activities.
However, if you plan to die in one of the
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tie or anything that formal, just look nice
If you want to snorkel, ride a wave
runner, surf or go boardsailing, bring your
wet suit The water temperature will be
about 58 degrees, according to longtime
local surfer Freddy Espo
Beach residents and officials are very
proud of their new palm tree lined thor-
oughfares, wide bike paths, and picnic ga-
zebos The gazebos are located at
Quietwater Beach and on the Gulf of
Mexico at Fort Pickens gate Fire up the
grill and have a cookout
You will notice some natives wearing
shorts and sweatshirts. Their reason for
wearing the same things the year round is
simple They like shorts
Finally, if you are courageous enough
to join the polar bears plunging in Santa


Rosa Sound onNew Year's Day, bring your
swim suit.
Whatever the weather may bring, you
can be sure you won't be chased out of
your hotel to escape a hurricane. The sea-
son ends November 30 and doesn't come
back until June 1.
Casual is the magic word forthe dress
on the Island at Christmastime So, be
comfortable, and most of all, have a won-
derful time.
December's average high is 63 de-
grees and the low is 45 degrees. The
weatherman posted a record high tempera-
ture on December 3, 1978, a shorts-wear-
ing day when the thermometers recorded
81 degrees




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f CLASSIFIEDADS are $5 for 20 words. Additional words are 10 cents each. Send ad with check made payable to Shelley Ink, PO Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562


Real Estate For Sale


PORTOFINO Beautiful,
Beachfront. 08 unit in Tower
One. Two bedroom with great
rental history. By owner
$625,000. 517-230-3172
Portofino Best 2 BR unit in
the complex. Unobstructed
views of the gulf, sound, and
westerly view of beach
$675K. Jeremy Johnson, Is-
land Realty, 850-377-3145


Pensacola Beach Townhome
3/2.5, just steps from the Gulf.
Great waterfront views from pa-
tio and balcony. As is price
makes this a great investment
property. $395,000. Call Den-
nis Remesch, Re/Max on the
Coast. 850-384-7607


Paradise Bay. Three bed-
rooms, two baths. 3877
Sailwind Drive. $195,000 Own-
ers have upgraded this home
generously. Hardwood, tile, and
new carpet. Kitchen features
new countertops and stainless
steel appliances. The backyard
features a spacious deck for
entertaining and a hot
tub.Waterfront neighborhood
features underground utilities.
Call for your personal tour, Jer-
emy Johnson, Island Realty,
850-377-3145 www.
JeremyJohnson Realtor.com

Lots For Sale

Lowest Priced waterfront lot
in Santa Rosa Shores. Only
$249,000. Call Jeremy
Johnson, Island Realty
850-377-3145


Lots For Sale

PENSACOLA BEACH LOTS
2 Ocean View Dr.
Gulf & Sound Views
MLS# 328414 $549,000
Lot 16 Calle Marbella
Sound Front
Gated Community
MLS# 326210 $799,000
Lot 17 Calle Marbella
Sound Front.
Gated Community
MLS# 326254 $799,000
Lot 23 Calle Marbella
Across from Sound
Gated Community
MLS# 326212 $449,000
213 Panferio Dr.
80 ft of Sound Frontage.
MLS# 310666 $549,000
1301 Panferio Dr.
116 ft of Sound Frontage.
MLS# 331987 $634,900
800 Via Deluna Dr.
Large Corner Lot
MLS# 295784 $495,000
1100 Panferio Dr.
Across from Sound.
Great Views
MLS# 316837 $439,000
1581 Bulevar Menor
Lowest priced Soundfront Lot!
MLS# 303140 $399,000
Lot 35 Ensenada Marbella
Direct Gulf Views
Santa Rosa Villas Estates
MLS# 278391 $599,000
Lot 27 Seashore Dr.
Sound Front in Seashore
Village. Community Dock
MLS# 315079 $749,000
1754 Ensenada Seis
GufFrontiPnvateCul-de-Sac 8i
ft. of Gulf Frontage
MLS# 288030 $1,575,000
GULF BREEZEIOTS
4 Soundside Dr. Lots
Sold individual or separate
MLS# 310300
$180,000-$280,000
131 Eufaula St.
70 ft of Sound Front
MLS# 332892 $425,000
135 Eufaula St.
67 ft. on Canal
MLS# 332875 $399,000
Lot 1 Eventide Dr
Soundview
MLS# 336112 $280,000
NAVARRE
8052 Sleepy Bay Blvd.
Bay Front Lot 105 x 896
MLS# 296513 $225,000
MILTON
6024 Moors Oaks Dr.
On the Bayou
MLS# 337317 $89,000

Call Conna O'Donovan
Re/Max on the Coast
The Beach Specialist
cell 850-232-4001
connaodonovan@aol.com
www.connaodonovan.com


Real Estate For Rent

GULF FRONT CONDO Emer-
ald Isle. Two bedroom, two bath
on Pensacola Beach. Daily,
weekly, monthly rental available.
Heated pool and jacuzzi. Call
Clark Allen at 850-324-2452


Real Estate Wanted

Gulf Front Home or Cottage to
purchase. Across the street
from the Gulf will also be con-
sidered. I am looking for a place
to call home. 850 -450-4634


Musical Services

PIANO TUNING- 30+ years ex-
perience in all aspects of piano
service. 850-995-9194

BOOGIE INC. GULF COAST'S
LEADER IN DJ ENTERTAIN-
MENT Book now for holiday
parties, weddings, birthday par-
ties, sporting events, dances,
Mardi Gras events. We offer pro-
fessional, experienced DJs at a
reasonable price. Let's Boogie!
850-438-1660.


Weddings


Weddings Performed. Beach,
condo, boat. Notary Public, fif-
teen years experience 850-
748-6878


Waterfront Reception Facility.
Full service. Panoramic Water-
front Views. The Best Way to
Celebrate Your Day! Full cater-
ing. Charter boats available for
wedding ceremonies. Call Carol
- the Wedding Reception Spe-
cialist at 850-336-1924


Help Wanted

Part-time Teachers and Assistants
needed at St. Ann Discovery School.
See StAnnGulfBreeze.Org for de-
scription/benefits. Send resumes to
Shirley@StAnnGulfBreeze.Org. Col-
lege students welcome!


Administrative Assistant, full time,
some weekends. See
StAnnGulfBreeze.Org forfull descrip-
tion and benefits.

Wanted: IT Coodinator in Gulf
Breeze, full time; Check
St AnnGulfBreeze.Org for full de-
scriptions and benefits.


Facilities/Volunteer Coordinator at
Pensacola Beach part-time. Check
St.AnnGulfBreeze.Org for full de-
scriptions and benefits.


Cleaning

CLEAN SWEEP FOR SUMMER
Capable, Bonded, Licensed
Now Offering Closet, Cabinet and
Garage Cleaning and Organizing
Services. Available to clean your
home or office. Please call 850-490-
5817 or 850-494-0964 for an ap-
pointment.


Furnilure For Sale


42 x 66 custom etched/sand-
blasted glasstop table with a Dolphin
pattern. Table edge has a wave cut
design. Table is mounted on two 1/
3 round glass stands. This is a real
eye stopper $1500 OBO. 932-4804


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Voted 3A
Best SeaBod
RESTAURANT
O Pensacof t a


6 SEAFOOD!
Fresh Gulf seafood charbroiled over flaming
hardwood fires


SdMi SHRIMP
Gulf shrimp served scampi style, barbecued,
beer batter fried, or steamed in beer


Si T OYSTERS! i Ia BEACH BAR!
We sell so many, you know they're fresh! death the moon & stars on our beach

"Floundering at its best" Pes l e
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USAir Magazine
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