Volume I, Number 23 Pensacola Beach, Florida March 15, 2006
Pensacola Beach's Society of Leprechauns is ready to welcome Irish men and women of all nationalities at their Twentieth Annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl. Traditionally, hundreds of
revelers, wearing their fanciest greenery, join the Leprechauns in their march from bistro to bistro. Auctions are held at each pub, and all proceeds go to Pensacola Covenant Hospice.
Directing this year's Pub Crawl are from (L to R): Darla Permenter, Ruth Gray, Daniel Blake, and Shirley Blake. Daniel, who is in the seventh grade, is a third generation Leprechaun, and the
grandson of Pub Crawl founder, the late Paddy Blake. Story, Page 2.
St. Paddy's Day Pub Crawlers Find Pot of Gold
Her royal Irishness, Beverly
Hughes, reigning Queen of the
Society of Leprechauns will be
their last monarch. The Lepre-
chauns have decided that their
ladies are all queens, and they no
longer will name a queen to
guide the revelers on their St.
Patrick's Day Pub Crawl.
But, that doesn't stop
Beverly from making her final
mission, a huge success.
"I am going around and get
all the auction prizes just like
I did in 2004," Beverly said. its 2006 journey with a bake
Her efforts garnered thousands sale at the Elk's Lodge March
of dollars for the fundraiser. 4.
"I am going to do that The Pub Crawl will start at
again," she said. Bobby D's with a brunch of tra-
The Twentieth Annual St. ditional corned beef and cab-
Patrick's Day Pub Crawl began bage, potatoes, and specially
SRIA Items Go Forward, Backward and Stand Still
Some items moved forward,
some moved backward and some
stood still at the March 8 Santa
Rosa Island Authority Commit-
A discussion on hotel room
size and amenities came up once
again as Beachside Resorts
sought approval for final con-
struction plans from the Archi-
tectural and Environmental Re-
view Committee. Previously, the
SRIA had recommended lower-
ing the square foot area of hotel
rooms and to scale down any ad-
ditional amenities such as micro-
waves and refrigerators. The
Beachside project calls for a
"planned unit development;" a
nineteen story building contain-
ing 190 hotel rooms and 16 resi-
dential units. The first floor
would provide parking along
with an outdoor paved lot total-
ing 390 spaces.
Vernon Prather questioned
approval of the project before the
SRIA had some way of assessing
parking impact in the core area
and assessing impact fees based
on that information.
"I have a problem with
twenty units which are over 1900
square feet," Bill Griffith said.
"Something doesn't seem quite
right. I hope this doesn't end up
being a condo complex eventu-
Staff reported that Beachside
Resorts had met conceptual ap-
proval requirements which were
approved last September. A mo-
tion was then made to accept the
proposal and to move it along to
the Full Board April meeting.
But, Chairman Thom Blas
said, "I am concerned that we as
a Board are showing some con-
cerns. I do not think this request
will meet with favorable action
until the Board has more infor-
mation. I would like to move that
this request stay in committee."
The motion passed, so the
Beachside project, which had
been approved minutes earlier to
go to the Full Board, fell back
The Administrative Com-
mittee voted to send the much
discussed Minimum Lease Fee
Policy and Consideration Fee
Policy to the Full Board.
The definition of a hotel
motel also came before the Ad-
ministrative Committee. Speak-
ers representing hotels on
Pensacola Beach objected to the
more stringent proposals the
SRIA recommended on room size
Speaking of the regulations
now in place, Baker Clark, owner
of Five Flags Motel said, "I stud-
ied every county in this State and
there is one which has an ordi-
nance on size and length of stay,
Escambia. We need to get in step
with the rest of the state."
Committee members voted
unanimously against changing
the current ordinance to a more
restrictive regulation, so the Ho-
tel Motel definitions remain the
same, governed by the old county
Another item which has
been discussed at length by the
Board is the parking of Recre-
ational Vehicles on the Island.
The Administrative Committee
voted to adopt a recommendation
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parking of RVs and other large
vehicles only during special
events. The number and place-
ment would be governed by the
Events Approval Checklist. This
item goes to the Full Board.
A request from Circle K on
Via de Luna to terminate their
lease was delayed until SRIA at-
torneys have time to draft the
paperwork on the lease termina-
tion, pending an environmental
report on the condition of the site.
The store formerly sold gasoline.
Two new shops, The Fancy
Flamingo and a retail sales shop
were granted approval for leases
on Quietwater Beach Boardwalk.
A final item of interest is the
change to hold committee meet-
ings on the first Wednesday of the
month and Full Board meetings
the second Wednesday of the
Island Authority meetings
are held in the SRIA offices at 5
p.m. and are open to the public.
baked Irish goodies. The first
stop will be at Sidelines at 11
a.m. Crawlers will spend an
hour at each bistro, including
Crab's We Got 'Em, The
Dock, the Sandshaker, the
Elk's Lodge and finally,
Sales of t-shirts, Irish sou-
venirs, and auctions of mer-
chandise will take place at ev-
ery stop. Krewe of Coma
Queen, Lynn Cieutat will be the
Crawlers are asked to wear
green and may join the group
at any spot. There is no charge
to be part of the revelry. The
Society of Leprechauns and
their generous followers raise
thousands of dollars every year
at the event, and the proceeds
are donated to Convenant Hos-
pice of Pensacola.
For more information, con-
tact Shirley Blake at 932-7249.
SRIA Approves Construction and Repair Projects
Repair and construction
projects continue to dominate the
meetings of the Santa Rosa Is-
land Authority. The March 1 full
board meeting was no exception
when the Board approved pur-
chase orders of $425,924 to re-
pair the roads south of Via de
Luna and $180, 897 for roads on
the north side of Via de Luna.
Residents will be happy to know
that the bumps and breaks in the
roads off the main drag will be
The Board approved the re-
quest of Bill Griffith, vice chair-
man, to have a resolution drafted
to thank the Krewe of Wrecks for
their efforts in presenting the
Krewe of Wrecks parade.
"They did a superb job of
fundraising," Bill said. "This is
the first year the Authority could
not fund the parade, and they
pulled it all together. Thank you
for a great effort."
Thom Blas, chairman,
agreed that is showed great team-
work to raise the funds for the
parade. He also commended the
Beach Maintenance Department
for cleaning up the island after
"By ten a.m. on Monday the
streets looked really good," Blas
The consent agenda was ap-
proved by the Board. The Mini-
mum Lease Fee Policy and Con-
sideration Fee Policy are held for
discussion at the March 8 board
A request for an extension of
time to repair the Fishing Pier
was also moved into committee.
Pier attorney, Chris Cadenhead,
told the Board it would be un-
wise to begin construction dur-
ing the summer months because
of dangers to individuals using
the Pier, danger of construction
near the public beach, and diffi-
culty of removing large equip-
ment in case of a hurricane
Buck Lee, SRIA General
Manager, had a request all his
own. He asked the Board to ap-
prove his intention to send a reso-
lution to the Florida Congres-
sional Delegation, asking for the
immediate repair of the road to
Fort Pickens and the road to
"Tourism is affected by the
lack of access to Ft. Pickens,"
Buck said. "And we really need
the additional route off the island
that Highway 399 provides. It is
a matter of public safety."
Two SRIA trucks which "just
barely run" may be replaced by
two former yellow safety trucks
provided by Pete Moore
Chevrolet. The company has of-
fered to take the two old trucks
in trade and offered the yellow
trucks at a reasonable price.
"We have the monies in the
budget to buy these trucks," Bob
West, SRIA Safety Director said.
"We have donations from groups
like the Santa Rosa Triathlon
which we do appreciate."
Sandy Johnston, Executive
Director of the Pensacola Beach
Chamber of Commerce, stated in
her report that the Mardi Gras
has been very good for the Beach.
"We have some very happy
and tired merchants here," she
said. "And, residents have com-
mented on how great the parade
The board approved the con-
tract for the general manager for
another year. Buck Lee, who
started working with the SRIA in
May of 2005, will receive a five
percent pay increase.
SRIA full board meetings
are the second Wednesday of ev-
ery month at 5 p.m. at the Au-
thority office. The meetings are
open to the public.
Spectators packed the parade
route as Chamber exec Sandy
Johnston provides a cool ride for
Grand Marshall Lee Gunn during
the Krewe of Wrecks parade.
March 15. 2006
March 15, 2006 Island Times PAGE 3
John Patrick (Paddy) Blake
was one of the most gifted
Irishmen I have ever known.
Gift of gab. Gift of generosity.
Gift of humor. Gift of loyalty.
Gift of devotion. Gift of spirit.
Gift of love. In fact, it was
Paddy's unquenchable love for
humanity which fuelled his
journey to find the pot of gold
which could be turned over to
Twenty years ago on St.
Patrick's Day, a bunch of rowdy
Irish folks boarded a small bus,
and traveled from pub to pub
on Pensacola Beach, with one
goal in mind. They just wanted
to see how many cold beers
they could down in honor of St.
A couple of years later,
Paddy jumped on the bus and
sent it on a detour. Paddy never
stopped the fun loving Irish
from crawling from pub to pub,
but he did change a few of their
habits once they arrived at each
All by himself, Paddy
tamed the wild and crazy pub
crawlers and turned the annual
event into a wild and crazy
fundraiser. He developed a
workable plan. He went to lo-
cal pub owners, offered to put
them on the pub crawl list,
place their names on a t-shirt,
if they, in turn, would help fi-
nance the purchase of the
shirts. Business owners jumped
on that. Paddy sold the shirts
and the first profits began to
come in. During those early
years, the Society of Lepre-
chauns donated their proceeds
to the Pensacola Beach El-
ementary School, the amount
often reaching as much as
Over time Paddy developed
a group of faithful followers. Irish
men and women of all nationali-
ties from Pensacola Beach and
surrounding towns. They formed
the Society of Leprechauns.
Guided by Paddy's wife, Shirley,
the Leprechauns soon assumed
their volunteer positions. Dressed
in green from head to toe, they
sold Irish memorabilia like t-
shirts, green garters, and flowers.
They went to every single pub on
the crawl where they helped Paddy
conduct auctions of merchandise,
donated by beach businesses. All
of a sudden, a bunch of Irish
people who used to be just rev-
elers, became revelers and phi-
lanthropists. By now, the St.
Patrick's Day Pub Crawl on
Pensacola Beach took on what
could be called a dignified aura.
The Leprechauns held a bake
sale. They crowned their queen
in ceremonies at Bobby D's
Beach Bar. The Irish had made
But, just remember, this is
no stick-in-the-mud, dried up
walking experience. This is high
octane celebrating which rivals
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CHEF BOB IS BACK
Bob Blomefield, well known
Beach chef, is now working at the
Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteria.
Bob was the Head Chef at the
Dunes Hotel for many years.
Spring has sprung.
The grass has riz.
I wonder where the flowers is?
THROW ME SOMETHING
Beach residents who have
moved away or who are still
evacuees managed to get back for
the Krewe of Wrecks parade.
Cyndi Schumaker, Tallahassee,
Bob Shubob, Kathryn Curle,
Laura Spraggins and many oth-
ers came home for the parade.
Where was Bunkie?
The Pensacola Beach Yacht
Club is welcoming the following
new members: Preston and
Ramona Brogdon, Nashville;
Bruce Yates, Gulf Breeze; and
Randy and Diane Godwin,
TEN O'CLOCK SCHOLAR
Taylor Sexton who is in the
third grade at Pensacola Beach
Elementary School was late for
classes every morning while the
students were attending school in
Gulf Breeze. When repairs were
complete on the Beach School,
and the students moved back, the
teacher's aide in the third grade,
Monika Springer, challenged
Taylor. She promised that if he
would get to school on time dur-
ing the months of January and
February, she would serve brown-
ies to the whole class. Well, the
whole class is cheering Taylor.
He won the challenge and they
had a brownie party.
TEXAS TENNIS, ANYONE?
How does the card shuffling
boss of the Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun
poker get tennis elbow? Ask Rick
Marie Steele, who spends
most of her time as an insurance
adjuster took a break over the
Mardi Gras holiday. She's been
working endless hours in Missis-
sippi, so getting back home for
the Wrecks parade was a special
Like mother, like daughter.
Celene Sessions and her mom,
Melanie Waite were both nomi-
nated for the prestigious Women
of the Year Award during the Sa-
cred Heart Spirit of Women cer-
emony last month. Melanie, who
was Queen of Coma in 1994 and
Celene, a Wrecks Deckhand in
1989, are both school teachers.
WENDI AND TOMMY
Wendi and Tommy Grice put
Pensacola Beach and Pensacola
on the national map a couple of
weeks ago when they showed up
outside the Good Morning
America studio. It was easy for
the weatherman who talks to the
crowd outside ABC to spot Wendi
and Tommy, who were wearing
gigantic hats decorated with
beach scenes, the Blue Angels
and Roy Jones, Jr. among others.
They wore Pensacola Beach
shirts and lots of Mardi Gras
beads. When Coker asked
Tommy a question, the usual glib
Tommy seemed too tired to an-
swer. After all, they had been
standing on the street since 4
a.m., waiting their turn to show-
case Northwest Florida.
Letters to the Editor
Nan Harper and I were com-
ing back from Mobile Saturday,
March 4 and had a blowout on I-
10. After pulling over and assess-
ing the situation we noticed a car
pull up with a quick offer to help.
The gentleman took over the prob-
lem and changed our tire within
10 minutes and we were on our
way. After completing the job at
hand he identified himself as Joey
Braswell, an Escambia County
Deputy and steadfastly refused any
monetary compensation. We
would like to thank him for his
help for I don't know how long we
would have been stuck on the side
of the road. He restores our faith
in humanity !
Island Realty of Pensacola
I am receiving Island Times.
It really makes me homesick. The
Beach has changed so much since
Ivan, but the hearts and spirits of
all the Beach people will always
Through the loss of our loved
ones we really learn to appreciate
the value of life. I've only made a
few friends here, and have mostly
turned into a recluse. Canyou be-
lieve that? I won't be there for
Mardi Gras. I know the Beach will
party on without me. I'll be there
in 2007. My thoughts will be with
the Beach people, now and forever.
I love you all,
Sandy Watkins, Krewe of Wrecks
Mardi Gras Queen in 1993, was a popu-
lar member ofile' Ikaeii li.mul~, I' intI
years. She lives in Asheville, NC.
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Amy Drees was the first to
answer the trivia question
which was: "The biggest event
on Pensacola Beach in March
is the St. Patrick's Day Pub
Crawl, founded by the late
Paddy Blake. For many years,
Paddy had a close Irish friend
who co-chaired the event.
"What is this person's
name?" Richard Dancer is the
correct answer. Richard owned
the Beach Laundry, and is now
employed at WalMart in Gulf
Breeze. So, Amy wins the cov-
eted Island Times t-shirt.
Remember trivia is open to
March 15, 2006
everyone. If you are the first to
email the correct answer to the
following question, you will
win a t-shirt. "The court jester,
the go-to prankster,. Will the
Beach jokester be performing
his usual April tomfoolery this
year? Who is he?"
The rules are the same.
Email your answer with
"Trivia" in the subject line to
fore 5 p.m. March 22.
Be sure to include your
name and phone number. An
Island Times t-shirt awaits the
first correct emailed answer.
Yo Ho Ho Pirates Capture Biggest Treasure .
Float judges never had time
to sip their champagne after the
Krewe of Wrecks better-than-
ever parade began to roll in front
of the pavilion reviewing stand
on Sunday, February 26.
Lee Gunn, one of the most
popular deputies who served the
Beach for sixteen years, was the
Honorary Grand Marshal, lead-
ing the parade. The entourage of
Krewe of Wrecks royalty fol-
lowed, just ahead of the forty float
Thousands of spectators
were having fun, but the judges
were hard at work, choosing the
best floats. Winners of the Grand
Marshall Award, for the overall
best float were the Pirates of the
Other winners were:
1. Krewe of Seville
2. Pensacola Beach Yacht Club
3. Krewe of Margaritaville
1. Krewe of Seville II
2. Krewe of Konfusion
3. Krewe of Navarre Jesters
1. Krewe of Bula
2. Krewe of Junkanoo
3. Pirates of the Lost Treasure
And what did the revelers
like most about the parade?
Beads, beads and more beads.
Everyone went home with just as
many "throws" as they could
carry. The Krewe of Wrecks put
on their usual spectacular show
... fabulous floats and buckets of
Look Out New Orleans, Here Come The Beach Elks
Dressed as a Beach Flip Flop, Krewe of Junkanoo Captain Amy
Cheshire partied with all her heart and sole, Sunday, February 26. The
Junkanoo float ran away with second place in the large float category
during the Krewe of Wrecks parade on Pensacola Beach. Amy said they
had been kicking around an idea for a theme and came up with the colorful,
quirky beach sandal costumes.
Compliments to the Elks'
chefs were heard all over the
Beach at the Krewe of Wrecks
twenty-sixth annual Red Beans
and Rice free luncheon at Casino
Beach. More than 1500 bowls of
the spicy delicacy were served on
Monday, Feb. 27 along with hun-
dreds of sausage sandwiches. The
members of the Woman's Club
team, captained by Evelyn Wright,
were the servers again for the
"Each lady on the team has
her own position," Chrissy Cook,
Woman's Club president said.
"The ladies will not let anyone
replace them or disturb the team
The ladies have established
their own efficient assembly line
which starts with Trish Burnett,
the Dish Lady. She hands the bowl
to Sharon Peirce, the Ricer.
Naomie Jones is the Bean Spooner
and Carleen Wheeler stirs the pots
with her canoe paddle. Jane,
McGrath, Keeper of the Coins,
reminds everyone that donations
are welcome. Members of the
Bread Brigade are Mildred Price,
Ruby Mantooth, and Shelby
Donations for local charities
were more than generous according
to Andrea Brunt, Head Wreck.
Pensacola Beach Woman's
Club members serve at the world's
largest free red beans and rice
luncheon Monday, Feb. 27. The
vivacious volunteers are (L to R):
Sharon Peirce, Chrissy Cook and
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The "Miss Jane" sailed down Via de Luna with a bunch of castaways
and royal misfits from the Krewe of Wrecks for the first time during the
2006 Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras parade. The new float is "Wrecked on
these Dunes Forever" according to Vern and Betsy Phillips, float
coordinators. The vessel is chartered to take the former royal court and
other salty dogs through the sea of Mardi Gras partiers.
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PAGE 6 Island Times March 15, 2006
I can'tbelieve it's already time
for the St. Patrick's Day festivities
- when the air is filled with the
scent of corned beef and cabbage
cooking, leprechauns begin pop-
ping up here and there and, hope-
fully, someone will find a four-leaf
clover! (It won't be me. And if
I'm that close to the ground, please
help me up.) Of course, it's im-
possible to even think about the
Pub crawl without remembering
the beach Irishman who started it
all here on the Island, ourvery own
beloved and unforgettable Paddy
Blake! (Yes, Richard Dancer, I
know you were involved also.)
And we all know they had lots of
help. You may be surprised to find
that my recipe today came from
Paddy, but we'll get to that later.
First, I have to tell you that
Paddy and Shirley have been my
friends for over 20 years. Paddy
loved to tell everyone that I was
the only female that could call his
house and ask Shirley if he could
come out and play. It was true.
And, if Paddy was there first, then
at some point we'd call Shirley to
come and play.
His worst mistake was leav-
ing Shirley and me in Bobby D's
one Sunday. We'd been drinking
shooters and were having a won-
derful time when we finally no-
ticed he was gone. Now, Shirley
was a little "ticked off' that he left
without saying ani thin,' so she
decided to teach him a small les-
son (okay, I helped). We ordered
the rest of our drinks and shooters
on Paddy's bar tab. The next day
when he came into the bar, he was
told he had a $30 bar tab. Paddy
said, "But I don't have a bar tab
here!" The bartender said, "You
So his first beer that day was
very costly and he never left us
alone in the bar again. He swore
that he told us he was leaving.
Maybe we missed it. Shirley's a
lot of fun even without alcohol!
Here's some drinking trivia I
came across in an article some-
where: Did you know that
Guiness stout has more heart-
healthy flavonoids and triggers
more anti-clotting activity than
light colored beer? I sure didn't.
And beer hops contain a type of
flavonoid that may help ward off
some cancers. Hops may also fight
hot flashes and osteoporosis. I
guess that means that more "ma-
ture" ladies need to start guzzling
down the beer. They did say that
you would have to drink a whole
keg to get enough to make a dif-
ference. They said that was not
recommended, but they didn't say
it was impossible. I don't think
that's much of a problem around
Please participate in the Pub
Crawl it's for a good cause and
you'll have tremendous fun! This
one's for you, Paddy. You are cel-
ebrated, loved and missed. I hope
you will all join me in raising a
toast to Paddy and all the Irish men
Okay, let's head to the
1 can/bottle of your favorite
1 frosted mug
1 bottle green food coloring
Pour beer into frosted mug.
Add as many drops of green food
coloring as necessary to achieve
the desired color. Serves 1
Enjoy and have a Happy St.
See ya in the kitchen...
Deacon, AKA Braveheart's
Son of a Preacher Man, is a 150
pound Newfoundland from Gulf
Breeze. Deacon missed the
Kritter Krawl this year because
he was getting ready to show in
the Pensacola Dog Fanciers' Dog
Show, March 4-5 at the Eques-
trian Center. Deacon who is
owned by Susan Carnes Garrett,
put his best paw forward for the
Rulers til the end! The Krewe of Coma crowned their 2006 Queen
Lynn Cieutat and King Ed Whiteley on Fat Tuesday. Well wishers filled
the Sandshaker and followed the royalty in a lighted processional to
The Dock to bring an official end to Mardi Gras 2006.
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methionine. This compound, in combi-
nation with the vegetable's grassy fla-
vor, can render wines quite unpleasant.
The wine that challenges asparagus
most is chardonnay. Your best chance
of serving asparagus with a white wine
rests with steaming or microwaving the
asparagus until almost done, then grill-
ing it and serving it with sauvignon blanc
or pinot grigio. The grilling process takes
the bitter edge off the greenness of the
asparagus. Then, you can create a har-
monious balance by serving itwith a wine
that also has light green flavors.
HINT: Other good wines to serve with
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Good News Gets Better and Better
You may begin to see a lot of
young faces and even some pale
faces. PJC, Escambia County and
Santa Rosa County School began
Spring Break, March 13 followed
by UWF on March 20. It's non-
stop kids having fun from now
No, not football. Just Bridge,
Bunco, Canasta, Dominos, Mah
Jong, Scrabble, Rummy, Hearts,
and Poker. All of this and a fan-
tastic lunch at Bon Appetit. This
is the Pensacola Beach Woman's
Club Annual Fundraiser. Get your
tickets early at $20 per person.
Call Naomi Jones at 932-9644 or
Linda Knell at 934-9008. The
party is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on
Friday, April 28.
Deb Friedman says it's time to
wrap up the beads and bylaws and
put everything away for next
Mardi Gras season. The Associa-
tion of Krewes will have a 2006
Mardi Gras on the Island wrap-
up meeting Monday, March 20 at
5:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn on
Pensacola Beach. The agenda in-
cludes the final funds distribution.
AFTER HOURS AT THE
The Beach Chamber's Busi-
ness After Hours meets Tuesday,
March 28 at Paddy's O'Leary's
Irish Pub in downtown Pensacola
Beach. Island Realty is the co-host.
John Pinzino and Nan Harper are
issuing a special invitation to busi-
nesses and residents alike. Come
on down, says John.
SOLD OUT SEA OATS
Fran McCurdy, coordinator of
the Sea Oats for Sandpipers Beach
School fundraiser, said she sold
them all. Proceeds from the event
help the school and planting the
oats helps the Island. Everyone
CRUISING' THE BEACH
Celebrity motorcycle de-
signers from California and
Louisiana fueled their custom
choppers at Pensacola Beach's
Surf Side gas pumps. The Dis-
covery Channel was on the
Beach filming for the popular
series Biker Build Off which
will air sometime this fall.
National Championships Sail to PBYC
Members of the Pensacola
Beach Yacht Club are ready to go
as hosts for this year's United
States Multihull Championships
for the Alter Cup on March 18-
The fleet will be composed of
twenty teams, including 2005 de-
fending champions, Greg Thomas
and Jacques Bernier, representing
the Northeastern states. Local en-
tries include Kirk Newkirk and
Audio Video Systems
Call Fred Esposito
House Calls in Gulf Breeze and
Glenn Holmes, Bob Curry and
Brett Moss, and Alex Shafer and
Events will begin Saturday,
March 18 with check-in practice
racing, and a welcome party at the
Yacht Club. Races will take place
Sunday through Thursday.
After the races on Thursday,
there will be a social followed by
the Awards Ceremony and enter-
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Pensacola Beach's economic
recovery just got better when
owners and managers gave re-
ports at the February 28 meet-
ing of the Pensacola Beach
Chamber of Commerce at the
Mardi Gras on the Island
was fabulous for Island Style,
according to owner, Jeff Elbert.
"We did a gangbuster busi-
ness," Jeff said.
Sean Rogan said
Hemingway's had an explosive
Mardi Gras weekend.
"We had to lock the doors
at Hemingway's at 8 p.m. on
Parade Day," Sean said. "We
had served all the food we had,
and we were completely out of
Buck Lee, Santa Rosa Is-
land Authority General Man-
ager, told the business owners
that he was very pleased with
the Beach Mardi Gras, the first
he has experienced since tak-
ing the Manager's position last
"Eight or nine thousand ve-
hicles came through the Toll
Booth on Parade Day Sunday,"
Buck said. "The crowd was
large, the businesses were filled
and everyone had a great time."
And Mardi Gras is just the
beginning of what appears to be
a banner year for Beach busi-
nesses. Hotels are already mostly
booked for Memorial Day Week-
end and Fourth of July. They are
booked solid for the Blue Angels
Air Show. Hotels will again be
filled November 14-17 when
NCAA athletes will use
Pensacola Beach for their Olym-
pic Village during their soccer
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Bananimals Give and Give, But Never Bark, (law, Hiss, Oink or (luck
Some beach krewes may
have gone back to their dens to
rest after their four month Mardi
Gras celebration which ended on
Fat Tuesday, February 28. But
not the Krewe of Bananimals,
who met at their headquarters in
The Islander Lounge on Sunday,
March 5, to plan for next year's
festivities and to take proper care
of all their charities.
Artie Davis, reigning
Bananimal King, opened the
meeting with thank yous to their
support group including Pete and
Angela Moore, Tom and Cindy
Cerullo, Rob and Tina Jackson,
Charles Henry, and Kevin
Rudski, owner of the Islander
"We had a great time at our
All Krewe Ball," Artie said. "And
we plan to continue the tradi-
Members then voted to hold
the 2007 Ball on January 27 at
the Hilton Garden Inn.
Karen Cook Cowen enlisted
the help of the Bananimals in fill-
ing 150 Easter baskets for
"Karen's Kids," children in pro-
tective custody in Santa Rosa
"We need donations of cash,
wrapped candy, crayons and
other items for the baskets,"
Weeks Takes Win In Monthly Poker Championship
Weekly winners of the Texas
Hold 'Em 4 Fun on Pensacola
Beach gathered for a Champion-
ship Round Friday, March 3 at
the Paradise Bar and Grill. J.O.
Weeks rose to the top of the heap
which included Vance Teeples,
Jeff Vowell, Erin Servies, Gary
Schrock, Joe Damario and Jeff
Lockwood. J.O. is now the
Grand Champion for February.
Ken Dubose was a dealer during
the Champions Tournament.
Action at the end of Febru-
ary heated up at the Paradise with
Joe DeMario edging out Jeff
Lockwood for the win onFeb. 27.
The following Monday sported a
record crowd when 31 players
signed up to test their skill. Larry
Richard took all the chips with
Jeff Vowell as the runner-up.
Wednesday games are
hosted at The Islander Lounge.
When players graced those hal-
lowed tables on March 1, Trey
Dunlap played to victory. David
Osborne finished ahead of Fran
Cox in the March 8 poker tour-
Texas Hold 'Em 4 Fun Poker
games are held on Pensacola
Beach on Monday and Wednesday
nights beginning at 7 p.m. There
is no charge to play and only a
basic knowledge of poker is nec-
"You can even get Poker
Wear now that we have t-shirts
for sale," quipped Saltwater Rick,
Karen said. Bananimals can
bring their donations to their next
meeting on April 2. Donations
from the public will be welcome.
Donors can take their gifts to the
Real Estate House at 731
Pensacola Beach Blvd. no later
than April 5. For information or
to have your contribution picked
up, call Mary Jo Tibbits at 916-
Before adjourning to the bar
for drinks and pizza, the
Bananimals voted to donate $200
to the St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl.
Dues for the Krewe are $80
per year. Anyone interested in be-
coming a member of the Krewe
should get in touch with Artie
Davis at 324-2906.
Artie Davis lets the beads fly
off the Bananimals float.
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T1e BLIZZARD' TONGUE
by E.K. Hewson
March 17 has always been
very lucky for me even though I
carry no Irish genes (unless you
count the jeans I wore to
McGuire's in the 1980s). There
is no Seamus O'Shaughnessy or
Maggie O'Toole in any of my
family's lineage. Yet the luck of
the Irish has always been by my
side particularly during some of
the most memorable times in my
It was 17 years ago at
McGuire's Prediction Run, while
sitting on the curb awaiting our
results and sweating out one too
many Irish drinks from the
Pensacola Beach St. Patrick's
Day Pub Crawl held the night
before, that my boyfriend pro-
fessed his undying love for me. I
guess it wasn't the 10K run fol-
lowed by a few green beers that
were talking as Harry made good
on his promise and today I refer
to him as my husband.
Some years later on March
17, we adopted our dog from
FOCAS, an animal rights group
in San Diego, California. Charlie
is still hanging tough for being
15-years-old and partially blind.
He has defended his turf in four
different states, seven houses and
with a determined spirit in spite
of five cross country military
It was also nine years ago on
March 17 that I found out I was
pregnant. As I imagined how my
belly would arch much like a per-
fect rainbow, I realized that there
Nauga Queen II Gwen Gibson, left, is greenin' up the Morgan
Park as she presents Dot Morgan with a cash donation. The Naugas
gathered the green from the proceeds of the Nauga Champagne Breakfast
and Native Noontime Ball prize drawing.
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MARDI GRAS IS FOR LOVERS
-so Angele and Jim Hardin have
traveled many years to Pensacola
Beach from Atlanta for the Krewe
of Wrecks celebration. The new-
lyweds, who were married Febru-
ary 14 in Las Vegas, attended the
Coma Coronation at The
Sandshaker on February 28.
Angele said they will be back next
year for their anniversary.
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would be no pot of gold at one
end, but something much more
valuable when then time came -
our son. Thank goodness it was
not a leprechaun as some had
So as Harry (my husband),
Harry (our son), Charlie (the
dog) and I went on a four-leaf
clover hike last weekend, I wasn't
too upset when we came up
empty handed. In fact, I don't
think I have ever found a four-
leaf clover; but somewhere in my
life I have found faith, hope, and
love. As for luck, my husband
always says that is something you
make yourself no leaf needed.
And that from a man who has a
long list of Irish names in his lin-
Until next time, Happy St.
By Danah & Gwen Gibson
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buzzwords on the Spring Lip
trends! The overly-lined two
toned look is over and has been
for quite sometime! Here are
some hints to get out of the win-
ter rut and change things up a
Lips are going very light this
year. A lot of natural or nude col-
ors of lipstick, or just use your
favorite lip liner and gloss right
over it. That way you have a nice
gloss with a little color. It's pretty
long-lasting. If you want a re-
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what shade to choose, try and get
one closest to the inside of your
lower lip. This also helps with
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extra long eyelashes, (think 40s
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Try a fleck of gold shimmer
eyeshadow right in the center of
your bottom lip for the Angelina
pout and swept across your eye-
lids for an added sparkle. Flick
whatever is left on your brush on
your cleavage for some glimmer
there. You never know when the
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that you might need a bit of shine
in this area.
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March 15. 2006 Island Times PAGE 11
Espo's Surf Report
by Pete Delia Ratta
How soon w
Okay, it's time for me to say
this! For the last few months, all
I hear and see on network and
cable TV is coverage of the af-
termath of Katrina. There's foot-
age of New Orleans and updates
daily on progress or lack of.
It's like the only hurricane
that anyone talks about. Hey
folks, what about those other
storms that ravaged the entire
Gulf Coast? You know, a little
storm named Ivan or Dennis.
Oh...how soon America for-
gets. Here on Pensacola Beach,
it's still an uphill climb. Con-
struction is everywhere. Roads
are being rebuilt. Trash is still
abundant and life is not back to
Hey, I know that Katrina was
a terrible storm and my heart
goes out to all, but what about
us? Are we not good news any-
more? We were hit by two hurri-
canes, three tropical storms all
in a one year span of time.
New Orleans was not hit di-
rectly by Katrina. What about
Waveland and Gulfport? They
took a direct hit.
But news sells and New Or-
leans is news.
We should never forget any-
one that has been hit by these hor-
rible storms. In no way am I dis-
counting what happened to our
V'i Ftiai0 Etsp' bo
friends in New Orleans who have
had a hard time and my prayers
still go out to them, but I live here
and see this everyday. Notjust on
the beach, but all over our area.
When you read the papers,
they say that everything is back
to normal out here on the beach.
What? Normal is a strange way
to put it!
Just drive past the Core Area
and tell me if that looks normal
to you. Trailers. Debris fields and
good people still waiting for their
insurance companies to pay off.
No sea oats. No greenery. No
sand dunes, and the surfbreaks
well, that's a whole new subject.
Sure, the bars are open and
you can eat and party as much as
you want, but tell that to a fam-
ily who still lives in town or in a
FEMA Trailer. Are they ready for
Thanks for letting me rant.
Sometimes it might help.
What is the dilemma?
You have the right tackle,
the right rod and reel, a boat
which doesn't sink, the right
wind conditions, and the right
water temperature! So, why am I
not catching any fish? It's be-
cause I'm at home doing the what
nots around the house that I
didn't do the last few weekends I
was fishing. Once again, I am
playing catch up because I want
to do my part. Sound familiar?It
happens all too often here.
Here's an idea for the day
you are not on the water. Get
ready and with all your fishing
equipment in the vehicle,
whether by boat or land, head to
one of the many local fish mar-
kets in town. If it makes you feel
better, pull the boat behind you
when you go. When you get
there, waiting is all too familiar
because the selection is too hard
to choose from. After you bag
your selection, you will feel par-
tially satisfied, because for once,
coming home empty handed is
not an option. You will have had
the chance to smell and see all
different types of fish while sav-
ing money on gas. If you are
known to be the local hero of
fishing then be as inconspicuous
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as possible and leave
the boat at home.
The smart angler
knows what fish can
be coolered inshore at
the moment (redfish,
trout, sheepshead, shark, and the
all tasty pompano) and offshore
(trigger, grouper, bigger sharks,
the hard fighting amberjack (AJ),
tuna, and different species of
snapper except the infamous Red
Snapper) and soon to be cobia
once the water temp is near 70
If you know some secret
spots in the bay you can catch
some grouper and snapper but
make sure you know the rules
and regs of what you can keep
and what can cost you a lot of
money in fines. Why would you
want to keep juvenile fish when
you can let it go and catch it when
it has had breakfast, lunch, and
dinner for a few years?
Until then, enjoy your days
on the water fishing, cruising, or
doing the what nots at home. Just
remember, nothing beats coming
home exhausted with the fish you
spent all day working to catch.
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March 15, 2006
PAGE 12 Island Times March 15, 2006
A Cross in the Sand
By Dr. Chuck Randle
Pastor, Pensacola Beach Community Church
Very soon we will be cel-
ebrating St. Patrick's Day. In the
church denomination to which I
serve, saints are not high on the
radar screen. We have no mecha-
nism for raising people to saint-
hood, either posthumously or
otherwise. We don't pray to the
saints, though we have no quar-
rel with those who do. We do
sometimes speak of people being
saints with a small "s", which
generally refer to those who seem
to fulfill all the requirements of
exceptionally good people. But,
we do go along with the culture
in observing St. Patrick's Day.
St. Patrick is traditionally
known for removing all the
snakes out of Ireland, which is
false, as are many of the stories
associated with him. We know
he was born in Britain to wealthy
parents, and at the age of sixteen
was abducted and taken to Ire-
land. After about six years he
escaped, got involved in religion
and returned to Ireland as a
Christian missionary. He was
highly regarded and today, not
only the Irish, but many people
celebrate his special day. Some
celebrate with great gusto and
others are rather subdued, but
however we celebrate it we
should remember that Patrick
serves as a good example of what
one person can do. In that sense,
we can all be saints with a small
T74ete/ St. P4tic
Saint Patrick was a mission- pers wri
ary in Ireland during the 5th cen- that atte
tury. Historians believe he was the vulj
born in southwestern Britain ap- Bible. (I
proximately 389. His name at a transl
that point was Succat. Greek tc
During his young life, oftheBi
Succat was kidnapped and authent
brought to Ireland and renamed Trent.)
Patrick. It is thought that he titled, C
lived in either the County Autrim Patrick
or County Connacht for six years Pelagiai
as a herdsman and slave, and that and con
it was during this time that he doctrine
had a vision. He managed to es- free wi
cape to the northern coast of need for
Gaul and was later ordained a
priest. Upon this change he de-
cided to return to Armagh, a town THl
in northern Ireland and founded
a church. After 431 Patrick suc-
ceeded St. Palladius, who was
Ireland's first bishop.
There are two surviving pa-
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tten by Patrick in Latin
st to his familiarity with
gate translation of the
Basically the vulgate was
ation from Hebrew to
Latin. The Latinversion
ible was considered to be
ic by the Council of
One of his papers, en-
onfessions, showed Saint
to be an adherent of
lism. (This is a rationale
isidered to be heretical
e emphasizing human
11 and minimizing the
Divine intervention and
redemption.) In addition to his
writing skills he also composed
music. Saint Patrick wrote a
strange chant called the Lonica
which is found in the Book of
He is also known for his cre-
ativity with the shamrock. He
used it to emphasize the "Trin-
ity" as defined by the church dur-
ing his life. Saint Patrick's Day
is actually a feast day on March
17. This day allows Christians to
take a short break from Lent and
to celebrate the beginnings of the
Irish conversion to Christianity.
E GULF COAST BEACH TEAM
THE SEAGULLS SING
I've Been Searchingfor a Path By Sage Baird
I've been searching for a path,
But I haven't found one yet.
My path might find me,
Yet I doubt it, can't you see.
I've been searching mighty long,
And have been ,,, ,. too.
Pensacola Beach Elemen-
tary School has extended invita-
tion to the community to attend
the Open House of their new
school. Students returned to the
rebuilt structure on January 3,
and the school has come a long
way in getting back to normal.
The event will be Thursday,
March 30 beginning at 4 p.m.
"The students and staff at
PBES would like to encourage all
public and businesses to attend
to show appreciation to all of
those who were involved in get-
ting us home again," Conna
O'Donovan, event chairman said.
The charter school which
was almost destroyed by Hurri-
cane Ivan was not only restored,
but upgraded, over a 16-month
period of construction.
PBES is once again seeking
businesses and organizations as
Partners-In-Education. For more
information, contact Conna
O'Donovan at 232-4001.
And suddenly have the urge to feel mighty blue.
I don't understand it.
No, I don't.
All I understand are wills and won'ts.
So, I keep searching. Hoping my search will end.
It hasn't yet, but, then, I'm only 10.
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Lots on Pensacola Beach
Santa Rosa Villas Estates
Lot 7 Calle Marbella, Gulf View
Santa Rosa Villas
1754 Ensenada Seis, Gulf
Front Lot, In Private Cul-De-
Sac, $1,680,000 MLS:288030
Santa Rosa Villas Estates
Lot 35 Ensenada Marbella,
Direct Gulf View, In Private
603 Ariola Drive
Corner Lot, Located across
from Gulf, Public easement to
Gulf, $840,000 MLS:293192
Navarre Bay Front Lot
8052 Sleepy Bay Blvd. Priced
at $350,000. MLS: 296513.
Call Conna O'Donovan
Re/Max on the Coast
The Beach Specialist
Just Steps from the Gulf.
1682 Calle Bonita. 3 BR/2.5
Bath. 2 car garage. 1600 sf.
Townhome with view of Gulf
from patio and balcony.
$499,900 priced as is. This
is a great investment property.
Call Dennis Remesch, Re/Max
on the Coast. 850-384-7607
Gulf Front Condo Sans
Souci. As low as $499,000.
Reconstruction has begun for
Spring occupancy. Buy now at
this low price and pick your
own decor. Jeremy Johnson,
Island Realty, 850-377-3145.
Espo Creative We Make
House Calls! Computer not
working? Just call Freddy 850-
324-4111. Repairs and an-
swers. Also, web design,
graphics. Audio and video sys-
John Parrish can find the
car for you. Call John at Pete
Moore Imports 850-341-1200.
Stop in and see John Monday
thru Thursday and Saturday.
Hurricane Shutters and
Storm Panels. Affordable shut-
ters in 6 weeks or less! Do it
yourself or installation avail-
able. 850-450-9137 or 850-
Gulf Coast Bobcat Service,
Inc. Grading and sand leveling,
back filling, debris and sand
removal. Licensed and Insured.
Discover the difference YOU
can make. PT/FT preschool po-
sitions. Benefits/Low Ratios
Gulf Breeze 932-9330
WORK IN DOWNTOWN
PENSACOLA BEACH Nail
Tech Needed at Danah's Hair
Studio. Call 932-4323.
For your swimming safety
please note which flag is
flying prior to entering the
water. For added protection
swim in areas with life-
BEDROOM SET 7 piece Solid
Wood Set, still in box. Retail
$3000. Sell $1095. Can deliver
DINING ROOM SET NEW
double pedestal table, w/leaf, 2
arm, 4 side chairs, hutch & buf-
fet. Retail $4K. Must sell $1595.
Can deliver. 850-418-5274
lie mattrei.ss sets brand
name ,arrant,, still in plas-
Full from i 12.`.
Queen from a1-40
Full from r15n.
Oueen from 51
ing from 124r4'.
MEMORY FOAM Retail
11F.00 Sacrifice F.9F
Can Deiu er-0'O-,- S41 -':.-,4
Tired of searching for answers
to you or your child's learning
difficulties? Offering a series of
programs that work. Fun and
different. Paradise Learning Un-
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or call Gene at 850-723-8900 or
Rita at 850-934-1389.
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High Surf and /or
Capable, Bonded, Licensed
Available to clean your home or
office. Please call 850-490-5817
or 850-494-0964 for an appoint-
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CRAB & SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES
0 Fried Shrimp f Great Steaks
# Upstairs Beach View dining
f Living Reef Aquarium Bar
Outdoor Gulfside beck
All You Can Eat
Open 7 days a week
S Maryland Soft Se.
Alaskan snow jonah Stone King Celab
S Oysters & Wings
am Monday -Friday
Look for the RED ROOF at the
traffic light on Pensacola Beach
March 15, 2006