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Volume VI, Number 14

Honoring

Our Vets

Celebrate America's
veterans
for their patriotism,
love of country, and
willingness to
serve and sacrifice
for the common good on
November 11
and every day.


Island Times salutes all
active duty, retired and
former military with our
story on Page 2 about
Beach resident
Lieutenant Colonel
Mark Thompson, USMC.


Pensacola Beach, Florida November 2, 20101







Marine Corps Officer Salutes All Beach Military


The few. The proud. The Ma-
rines. Lt. Colonel Mark Thompson,
USMC, of Pensacola Beach is rep-
resenting all retired and active duty
military now living on the island.
Thompson, talks about his first time
on the Beach in 1993 and 1994.
"I was a single Marine Lieuten-
ant living on Bulevar Menor. I'm
back now as a married Lieutenant
Colonel with four kids living on
Panferio Drive."
Lt. Col. Thompson has had a
storied career in the Marine Corps
during these last 16 years. He has


Jennifer and Mark Thoi


served his country worldwide. In
2003, he participated in combat
operations during Operation Iraqi
Freedom, and again in 2005, he
deployed aboard the USS Yarawa
for combat operations in support of
Iraqi Freedom.
Early he reported to Camp
Pendleton, California and became a


Super Cobra pilot. He was assigned
to the Gunfighters Squadron where
he completed two unit deployments.
He has won numerous decora-
tions along the way in his travels
toward one of the Marine Corps'
most prestigious assignments.
In 2006, he became the Military
Aide to then, President George W.
Bush. He was the custodian of the
President's emergency satchel, pro-
viding the President with immediate
access to the nation's most sensitive
and critical resources. He directed
the execution of Emergency Opera-
tion plans across
the spectrum of
threats and coor-
dinated actions
with the Secret
.. Service, Presi-
dent's Executive
office, and other
agencies. He also
served as the
President's Cer-
1, wemonial Aide.
So, how is
the Lieutenant
Colonel fitting
into the Beach's
mpson laid back life-
style? He is fol-
lowing the dictates of his heart and
the Marine Corps as he has settled
easily into this waterfront com-
munity.
He is married to Dr. Jennifer
Carter Thompson, a pediatrician
at Pediatric Associates. They have
four children. Daughter Madison,
12, who is a seventh grader and


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daughter Reilly, 11, in the sixth
grade, both at Gulf Breeze Middle
School. Joshua, 9, is in fourth grade
and seven-year-old Lauren is a
second grader at Pensacola Beach
Elementary School.
Their dad is not just standing
by, letting someone else carry the
jobs parents must fill.
"Of all the things I do, I love
best raising my children," he said.
He has become
the newest mem- Tlhe
ber of the Beach
School Board. He is Call 'TCSi
also serving on the beeil pa
council at Our Lady
of the Assumption WOlleIII
Catholic Church. an /lWe
He not only is
in high standing in
this community, he is held in high
regard by his fellow Marines. Here
are some words of praise from Col
Harry Hewson, Program Manager
of USMC Light and Attack Heli-
copter Programs at Naval Air Sys-
tems Command, who has served
with Thompson in many areas.
"I've known Lt. Col. Mark
Thompson for almost 15 years --
since he was a Captain and we were
squadron mates in Marine Light
Attack Helicopter Squadron 369,
the Gunfighters, at Camp Pendle-
ton. Mark (his call sign is "Ziggy"
due to his love of reggae music and


Ziggy Marley) always distinguished
himself as one of the smartest and
most tactically proficient Cobra
pilots in the squadron. But more
than that, what really stands out
about Ziggy is his role as a tough,
but fair mentor for the younger
Marine officers. He was always the
guy who spent extra time explaining
the finer points of attack helicop-
ter tactics and systems, or how to


navigate the rocky waters of Marine
Corps career paths and opportuni-
ties. That's why I was particularly
excited when he was selected to
command HT-28, where he will get
the chance to shape young Marine
and Navy helicopter pilots at their
most impressionable time. Those
young professionals are the future
of our nation and they couldn't
have a better role model than Ziggy
Thompson to lead them and teach
them how to thrive in the very high
stakes and high performance world
of Naval Aviation."
Unruffled by the praise for his


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Thursday, November 11 ID


Parade rolls at 11 a.m.
Ceremonies follow at Gulfside Pavilion

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illustrious Marine Corps career and
all the work he does for his commu-
nity on the side, Lt. Col. Thompson
said he wanted to send a message to
all the military on the beach.
"As the current Executive
Officer and future Commanding
Officer of one of the helicopter
training squadrons (I assume com-
mand of HT-28 on 4 March 2011),
I think I have a unique perspective
on the state of our
(Ofdll' Naval Service. The
I hais warriors who shaped
1iS our today can rest easy
rI t1and knowing that the torch
�e, has been passed to a
_S O_ _ group of young men
CSM'MG..M and women ready to
assume the challenges
of an uncertain future.
Each raised his or her hand when
called upon to serve knowing full
well that soon, very soon, each will
fly into harm's way in Afghanistan,
off the Horn of Africa, or wherever
our nation calls."
But life is not all work and no
play, Thompsonjetted off to Wash-
ington, D.C. last week to compete
in the Marine Corps Marathon.
They may be proud and they
may be few, but they are all heart
when it comes to embracing their
fellow military - the men and
women who keep all of the rest
of us living in the land of the free.


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November 2, 2010 Island Times PAGE 3


Barefoot on the Beach


By Jane Waters Cooper '.%.


Bits & Pieces

PENSACOLA BEACH
ADVOCATES
If you were unable to attend
the important Fee Simple Title
meeting of the PBA on October
19, or if you have not yet joined
PBA, it would be a smart move
for every leaseholder to be a part
of this valuable organization. The
PBA officers are people who have
varying degrees of education and
experience in business and gov-
ernment. They are carrying the
banner for all of us on the taxation
matter and the Fee Simple title.
Get in touch with them today. Get
on the freedom and fairness band
wagon. Email info@pbadvocates.
org.
COLORS
Another beach group which
should draw your attention is
COLORS. The name stands for
Celebration of Life on the Re-
public of Sandspurs. They are
the remaining few, still standing
from the original Beach family,
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gathered along the way. They meet
on the fifteenth of the month in
a designated place to reminisce
about yesteryear, try to explain
todayyear and predict a really cool
futureyear. Every prognosticator
is welcome. The Island Times
publishes the dates and places
and Kathi Lewis, IT columnist, is
a pillar of this organization. You
can usually find her driving her
vintage Caddy somewhere in the
vicinity of Paradise Grill or near a
casino in Biloxi. Note: COLORS
gatherings cease during the Mardi
Gras season.
WHEREFORE ART THOU?
Another organization which
reminisces is R.O.M.E.O. Retired
Old Men Eating Out, a spinoff of
the Beach Community Church.
You can meet them for lunch
once each month. Bring your own
stories to add to their repertoire.
To find out more, call the Church,
932-6628.
DELUNA FEST
We don't know how beach
businesses were affected by De-
Luna Fest. We do know, however,


that the bridge count for the Sat-
urday and Sunday of the Taste of
the Beach exceeded that of the
Saturday and Sunday of DeLuna
Fest. 27,152 to 26, 427.
SALTWATER RICK
Saltwater Rick Uzdevenes is
the guy in our office who knows
all there is to know about fishing
and poker. Little known is Rick's
major passion - music. He plays
guitar in the Saltwater Blues Band.
He also teams up with the Island
Times and dedicates a Texas Hold
'Em 4444 Fun poker tourney
to the music department at the
Beach School. Rick's funding is
the only donation given directly to
the music department. He tries to
come up with at least one thousand
dollars.
HUSKER BUCKS
Everyone knows I grew up
in Nebraska, and am therefore
automatically classified as a die-
hard fan forever of Cornhusker
football. So is Warren Buffet, the
world's third richest man who
lives in a modest home he bought


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forty years ago in Omaha. On
game day in Lincoln, however,
he goes to Memorial Stadium and
sits in the midst of the thousands
of red-shirted fans. The Husk-
ers, at their last game celebrated
their 308th sellout crowd. That's
forty-eight years worth. Does the
Big Red have any challengers in
attendance stats? Incidentally,
Buffet is dedicating 99 percent of
his net worth, which just happens
to be 47 billion dollars to charity.
WHAT HURRICANES?
Is it too early to bow and
scrape to the Wooly Boogers
and Queen Shugah, for keeping
the hurricanes out of the Gulf of
Mexico? There are only twenty-
eight days remaining in storm
season. And Hurricanes are notori-
ous for being weak and wobbly in
November. The most recent hur-
ricane was named Richard, after
Queen Shugah's Royal Consort.
Well, Royal Richard took care of
Storm Richard.
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can distribute the gifts from the
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Kathi Lewis and the SOBs wani
to thank everyone on the Beact
who participated in this more thar
worthy cause. Christy Sullivar
was especially talented at gather.
ing gifts for the soldiers. Word is
that their deployment will soor
be over and they will be coming
home. We honor all veterans thi,
November 11 on the Beach. Wc
are really proud to have adopted
this group of veterans, if only foi
a short time. Happy Homecoming
to the members of Headquarters
Company Infantry Brigade Com-
bat Team.
WISHES
Starlight, star bright, first stai
I see tonight. Wish I may. Wish ]
might. Have the wish I wish to-
night. "I wish October would lasi
forever." October, the most fee.
good month of the year, has gone
But it will be back next year unless
someone (The Federal Govern.
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The polls will be open from 7
a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Novem-
ber 2 according to Beach resident
and poll deputy Chrissy Cook.
Chrissy encourages everyone to get
out and vote. The Beach Church is
the polling place and there is plenty
of parking.

Susi Mardis wished her hus-
band Mike happy anniversary
under the full moon in Key West.
Look for the affable couple at the
next Krewe of Junkanoo event on
the Beach.

Beach School student Victoria
Williams had a sweet ride at the
DeLuna Fest. She was perched in
a shiny black multi-seat electric ve-
hicle, somewhat like a stretch limo
for golfers. Victoria is a member
of the Krewe of Kids royal court.

State Representative Dave
Murzin, whose district included
Pensacola Beach, served in Talla-
hassee for eight years. The moving
trucks arrived last month to clear
out his office and prepare it for the
next District Two legislator who
will likely be Clay Ingram unless
a write-in candidate overtakes him.

Robert and Renee Gleim pick
a night to take their young daughter
Faith to the Interstate Fair each
year. Robert tours Faith around the
Fair in a red Radio Flyer wagon.
He needs the extra room in case he
wins another giant stuffed animal.

Celebration 4444 Education
charity poker tourney volunteer
dealers included Toots Humphrey
and Eric Weatherford. When they
aren't letting cards fly and stack-
ing chips for fun, Toots is a Ferry
Pass Middle School teacher and
Eric works for the United States
Postal Service. They kept the
games running smoothly along
with Big Todd Lentini, who dealt
at the high top table.
T
William Guthrie called the Is-


land Times office to tout his Sin in
a Tin chocolate desserts. He is not
an Iron Chef, or a Hell's Kitchen
kinda guy; but he is the friendliest
fellow on the phone, working hard
to get some free publicity about
his product which is available at
Publix.

Retired Navy Commander
Morrie Drees, who loves trivia,
forgot to quiz us about the Navy's
birthday. So here's a toast to the
Navy who traces its origins to the
Continental Navy on October 13,
1775. And, Happy Birthday to the
United States Marine Corps who
will mark two hundred and thirty-
five years on November 10. Island
Times salutes you.

Janie and Rick Uzdevenes act
like newlyweds, but toasted nine
years of marriage on Tuesday,
October 26. Rick, who is the Texas
Hold 'Em 4444 Fun poker promot-
er, told his players that they were
on their own last Tuesday, so he
could celebrate with his sweet wife.

Congrats to Pensacola
Beach native and United States
Air Force Captain Crissi Geier,
daughter of Hank and Shelly
Geier who married Major Dale
Allen Kolomaznk,USAF, at St. Ann
Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze on
October 23. The reception followed
at Hemingway's. According to
Shelly, they kept the place hop-
ping until 9 p.m. and then partied
on at the beach house. The newly
wed couple is taking a seven day
Caribbean cruise, with a brief stop
in Orlando to see little sister Erika,
before returning home to Dayton.

Gulf Breeze sent a boat load
of skippers to the Pensacola Beach
Yacht Club as new members. They
include Janice Wilson, Jeffery
Wayne Phillips and Jo Dee Catrell,
Chuck and Nancy Beverly, Trudy
Romjue, Doug and Kay Sansom
and Leigh Ann Holbrook. There
other new member this month was
Pensacolian Lanny Brown.


The Trivia Master found out one
thing about his team of players last
week. They didn't just fall off the
turnip truck. Or, on second thought
maybe they did. How else could
so many of them know the correct
answer to this question, "Halloween
started many years ago in the Celtic
countries, Ireland and Wales. Do you
know what vegetable they used to
carve their Jack-o-Lanterns?"
Lady Kim Schmitz of the
Roundtable, was the first to answer,
"They placed candles in hallowed
out turnips to scare away evil spirits.
Right?" Right on.
Sir Morrie Drees was not far
behind with this correct answer. "An
Irishman named Jack put a lump of
coal in a carved out turnip to keep
the devil away. Irishmen also made
them out of potatoes but turnips were
first." Great reply, Sir.
And the winner was a newcomer
to Trivia, Robert Dority who simply


emailed, "Hallowed out turnips."
Robert is this week's champion
and gets the t-shirt.
Now, the line up begins. "The
Irish carved turnips. They were easy
to carry around at night. Tell me I
am the first," wrote Beverly McCay.
Sorry Bev. Close, but no cigar.
Diana Harvey sent two answers.
First, she said, "potatoes." And then
corrected it to "turnips."
"One of these days that shirt will
be mine," said Diana.
"I know I am at least second,"
wrote Dr. Fran Albert with his cor-
rect answer. Close to first but not
soon enough.
Kelly Eddins thought the an-
swer was squash, and Chuck Steele
said potatoes were used long after
the discovery of the Americas. He
did, however, give the correct answer
and noted that turnip accounted for
BZR and Herbie T's surname from
"turnips carvers." The Trivia Master


assimilated all this information at
face value.
Marianne and Sean Heritage
allowed their son Barrett some
computer time, so the Beach School
second grader, sent his answer. He
said the original Jack-O-Lanterns
were made from squash.
And Braveheart. She will be
known temporarily as the Queen
of Halloween, the much maligned
Queen of Wrong Answers, Joanne
Brooks, got it right. A Turnip Martini
for you, Queen.
"Cooler weather and Thanks-
giving will soon be here. What one
word describes both an outer gar-
ment worn to protect us from the cold
and also the manner in which some
of us eat holiday dinners?"
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Two hundred interested people
attended the October 19 meeting of
the Pensacola Beach Advocates.
They were all seeking informa-
tion on Fee Simple Title for beach
residents. The Advocates had taken
upon themselves the task of trying
to cover all the complexities of this
ever swirling issue.
Members voted to approve the
Position Statement with one amend-
ment, following a lengthy discus-
sion, questions and answers and
what-ifs by the audience. Mainly,
Commissioner Grover Robinson,
IV, and Alison Rogers, County At-
torney fielded the questions.
Jim Cox, PBA president, who
conducted the meeting made it clear
that interest in Fee Simply Title
would not adversely affect their tax
case in the courts.
"We are not throwing in the
towel," he said. "Taxation is unjust
and we recognize that. We are in
favor of continuing all litigation."
Rogers presented the history
of the island from its governmental
appointment until now. She said her
office is not involved in the tax suit
nor is the County Commission.
"I cannot tell you what will
happen. However, in Santa Rosa
County, the Property Appraiser
Greg Brown is assessing improve-
ments and the land. Our appraiser
may pursue that option. He has
indicated to me that he would like
to see that happen."
Commissioner Robinson
voiced his stands on issues includ-
ing the payment of taxes and lease
fees.
"The Fee Simple issue is talk-
ing about nothing different than
what we already have," Robinson
said. "The payment of taxes instead
of lease fees is the only difference."
Robinson said he was strong
about keeping the public property
on the beach "public."
He also supported the windfall

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issue where the County would not
have the opportunity to receive
a benefit from the change to Fee
Simple.
During the question and answer
period leaseholders voiced their
anger at being taxed.
Leaseholder Steve Speirs asked
about the 8 leaseholds that are not
being taxed because they won their
lawsuit.
"I don't think you go to Con-
gress until you straighten out this
legal situation," he said.
County officials stressed the
fact that it would not be necessary
to take Fee Simple Title. When
this event happened in Okaloosa
County, only 60 percent of the lease-
holders took Fee Simple.
Dr. Tom Campanella asked for
the advantages of Fee Simple.
"There is no rebuilding require-
ment and mortgage companies pre-
fer Fee Simple," Jim Cox replied.
"It is imperative that people
understand so they can make a good
decision," said Campanella.
When asked about retaining
the Santa Rosa Island Authority,
Robinson said, "I support that there
be some sort of entity, but it is way
too premature to say what that entity
would be."
The language in the position
statement was changed to reflect
the group's desire to have the SRIA
or another entity govern the island.
The statement, which follows,
passed a member's only vote.
Issues to be addressed in the
draft legislation:
All public areas of Pen-
sacola Beach will be permanently
preserved through conservation







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easements or other legal means.
Fee simple title will be
transferred for a nominal fee to
cover transaction costs. There
should be no windfall to the County
from the transfer of fee simple title
to the lessees.

Issues to be addressed in a
separate Escambia County Board
of County Commission resolution
at the time of approval of the draft
legislation:
* No leaseholder shall be
required to accept fee simple title.
* Wherever possible, title
will be offered directly to sub-
lessees.
* Lease fees will be elimi-
nated for all leaseholders, including
those who do not accept fee simple
title.
* The Santa Rosa Island
Authority or similar entity will be
maintained to provide the current
level of service in the areas of public
safety, maintenance and recreational
promotion.
* There is no intention to


amend the Pensacola Beach's por-
tion of the Escambia County Master
Plan, rezone residential lots for
commercial or condominium de-
velopment, or alter the residential
building cap.

Cox opened the PBA annual
business meeting at the conclusion
of the Fee Simple presentation.
No new names were placed in
nomination for the two year Board
terms, so Board members remain the
same. Directors are: Jim Cox, Scott


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cell, Max Scroggin, Sandi Johnson
and Glenn Windham.
Dues are $30 annually per fam-
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two years ago, now has 251 mem-
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November 2, 2010


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I am always amazed by our
little newspaper. Sometimes it even
informs me of stuff I didn't know I
was doing! "What?" you might ask.
Well, I found out in the last issue,
that I was the leader of a putt-putt
team called the "Pajama Putters."
When Christine (Bunky) Hew-
erdine called to tell me she would
not be able to attend this year's
American Legion Putt-Putt Golf
Tournament, she was concerned
that she might be dropped from
the Pajama Putter's membership.
Since it only consists of Jesiah, me
and Christine (so far anyway), I felt
sure she would be allowed back
next year. I don't really know who
named us or when, but we like it and
we're keeping it! We'll also keep
playing each year because it's a lot
of fun, although a more civilized
and later start time would suit me
much better. Oh yeah, I remember
now; it was way too early for clothes
- that's how we became the Pajama
Putters!
I know y'all think I just play
all the time and never work, but
sometimes I'm really working


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when it looks like I'm playing.
Got that? I didn't think so. But
really, after I putt-putted my way
out of the tournament and into the
Sandshaker I ran into a recipe. Well,
actually I overheard someone talk-
ing about something that sounded
really, really good so I asked him
if he minded giving me the recipe.
Since our helpful bartender, Alice
was capable of writing (something
I was not capable of at that precise
moment) she kinda sorta wrote it
down for me. We'll find out later if
it's right or not.
In the meantime, I still had to
get ready for the Krewe of Wrecks
meeting and Halloween Party at
Sabine Sandbar. It was so hot I had
to 'ride' the lightweight convertible
witch's broom! It would sure be
nice to have a cool Halloween.
But hey, Queen Shugah has
saved us from all storms this season,
so I'm not complaining. Heck, I
knew Tropical Storm Richard would
never harm us; his namesake is a
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bound to end soon. I am getting my
'ducks in a row' though, because it
has come to my attention that the
lack of accessibility to our beauti-
ful beaches for the handicapped is
appalling. I intend to do something
about that. Everyone should be able
to enjoy a day in Paradise without
restriction and this can happen with
a few changes.
While attending a recent con-
cert with my husband Bill, we were
enclosed in a triangular handicapped
area surrounded by barricades
with only one way in and one way
out. Thankfully, it was dark since
there was no shade. There were 60
people crowded into 100 square
feet of space. Once the space was
full, there was barely room to walk
through the wheelchairs, walkers
and personal scooters (for those of
us that could walk anyway).
To top it off, once the head
liner took the stage, the people in
the VIP space rushed to the bar-
ricade and were standing, blocking
the entire view from anyone sitting
in a wheelchair or unable to stand.
This is completely unacceptable,
my friends, so I have added another
"iron in the fire" (more likely to
become a branding iron)! I guess I
just don't have enough to do.
With Veteran's Day, the Holi-
days and Mardi Gras coming, this
recipe is sure to be a big hit. It
comes from John Jackson even
though he wasn't speaking directly
to me (at first); I just can't pass up a
really good recipe. And, man, did it
sound good, so let's cook.....


Stuffed Tenderloin
with B6arnaise Sauce
4-6 lb. pork/beef tenderloin
1-2 lb. lump crab meat

Cut tenderloin almost com-
pletely in half and stuff with lump
crab meat. Wrap tightly in alumi-
num foil and bake at 200 degrees
for 6-7 hours or until internal tem-
perature reaches 160 degrees. Let
sit while cooking barnaise sauce.

Bdarnaise Sauce
3 Ig. egg yolks
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. dry white wine
1 tbsp. finely chopped onion
1 12 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon
leaves
1 1 tsp. chopped fresh chervil
leaves
�1 cup firm stick butter (do not use
margarine or vegetable oil spread)

Stir egg yolks, lemon juice
and white wine vigorously in 1 1/2
qt. saucepan. Add 1/4 cup butter.
Heat over very low heat, stirring
constantly with wire whisk until
butter is melted.
Add remaining butter. Contin-
ue stirring vigorously until butter is
melted and sauce thickens (be sure
butter melts slowly so eggs have
time to cook and thicken sauce with-
out curdling). After sauce thickens,
stir in onion, tarragon and chervil.
Slice tenderloin and serve with
barnaise sauce.
Enjoy, share and have a safe
and Happy Veteran's Day!
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Pensacola Beach Junior Op-
timist Club members were thirty
strong at the October 27 meeting.
They had good deeds on their
agenda as their prepared to launch
into a Fall food drive.
The Club, which is comprised
third, fourth and fifth graders, will
collect food items through Decem-
ber 5, to be donated to the Manna
Food Bank.
"We need to have a bunch of
ways for people to donate. Let's set
up boxes in the classrooms and in
the office," suggested Hannah May.
Club members will encourage
the entire student body to bring non-
perishable food items to school and
events. Anyone in the community
wishing to make a donations may
bring them to the Pensacola Beach
Elementary School office, Monday
through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
"If the school exceeds last
year's donation, students will get
extra time for recess as a reward,"
said Margie Pitts, fifth grade teacher.
Treasurer Meredith McCurdy
reported that the Candy Corn Esti-
mation contest netted $118 to add
to $216 already in the Club's funds.
Both Victoria Williams and
Katelyn Stahl hit the number of
candies, 1035, right on the nose.
They will share the first prize.
McCurdy also announced that
a check for $100 has been sent to
the Emerald Coastkeepers to assist
in beach clean-up after the oil spill.
Members worked on additional
fundraising ideas for the holiday
season and set their next meeting
for Wednesday, December 1 at
2:30 p.m.


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This week I am starting a whole
new phase of my life. It's called
Boot Camp! No, I'm not joining the
military, too old for that, I signed up
for an exercise/nutrition program. I
had to give up my beloved chocolate
dipped in lavender confection sugar,
but only for a month. What started
it all was watching my friends from
work, both male and female, show-
ing up both trimmer and more buff.
I thought to myself, that's for me!
The curriculum is not for light-
weights (a pun intended). Every
detail is tracked including wearing


a pedometer with the goal of walk-
ing 12,000 - 15,000 steps daily -
roughly 4 to 5 miles. In addition to
the pedometer, I purchased a pair of
cross training shoes which are quite
similar to my hiking boots. The
shoes are much lighter and more
attractive than my hiking boots.
There is a log-in procedure to
identify every morsel of food you
ingest down to a single M&M. The
web site actually breaks down the
following information on the food
you eat: calories, fat, cholesterol, so-
dium, carbohydrates, fiber, protein


The Beach Church
The Pensacola Beach Com-
munity UCC is a unique and ac-
cepting church. It may be well to
give our readers a little history
of our denomination. The United
Church of Christ was formed in
1957 when four different denomi-
nations decided to join together
and form "The Untied Church of
Christ." Those four denominations
were German Evangelical, German
Reformed, Christian church, and
the Congregational Church. This
union was a demonstration of ac-
ceptance and care. We have since
our beginning welcomed people of
any and all denominations.
Our goal as the "Beach
Church" is to be a presence and
blessing for those we are in contact


with. You will find that we believe
deeply in God, Jesus Christ and the
Holy Spirit.
We love being a part of this
community and will be positive
light throughout the year. We share
with others the love of God and
work closely with other people
of faith.
As a new member of this com-
munity I feel it is a great honor
to share the gifts I have the best
way I can. Please come and join
us for our service every Sunday at
10 a.m.. I promise you will enjoy
the worship and wonderful people.
You may come as a stranger, but
you will leave as friend. My door
is open for anyone who would like
to stop by or feel free to call at
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this website, but once you under-
stand the fundamentals; it is pretty
neat. Go to www.livingstrong.com.
When you start to analyze the
food you eat, it puts a whole new
perspective on eating. It is amazing
to see how much good food you can
eat versus junk food regarding full-
ness and feeling good. The bottom
line is the junk food basically makes
you hungrier for more junk food.
There was a pledge I had to sign
and commit to for the four weeks. I
did indeed do that for I am a woman
of my word.
As part of the inspiration our
Coach sends us tons of emails on
pertinent details and information on
nutrition, sleep, exercising and other
related topics. She also sends out
wonderful words of encouragement
and makes you feel you are part of
a team. Go Team!
Well it is 4:30 a.m., and it is
off to camp I go for my first work-
out! I will give you updates on my
progress.

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Fido and Fluffy are invited
to the Gulf Breeze Chamber's Pet
Fest 2010 which is sponsored by
Mediacom and Gulf Breeze Animal
Hospital. The event will begin at
9:30 a.m. at the Gulf Breeze El-
ementary School Athletic Field on
Sunday, November 20.
"This is fun for the whole fam-
ily and their pets," said Meg Peltier,
Chamber exec. "Bring your pets."
The entry fee is $5 per family.
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Sticks and Stones May Break Their Bones

But Words Will Never Hurt Them- Maybe


O n- Shs


Fireworks which exploded at
the October 27 committee meet-
ings of the Santa Rosa Island Au-
thority rivaled the Fourth of July
display on Pensacola Beach as
one controversial issue followed
another on the packed agenda. The
SRIA Committees and the audi-
ence heard speeches far in excess
of the three minute restriction rule,
gutter language, accusations, and
allegations. Now, the Authority
must sort this all out.
LaFitte Cove Homeowners
Association brought back their
request that the SRIA take over
the maintenance and dredging of
the LaFitte Cove to the Develop-
ment and Leasing Committee. The
Committee heard once again the
advantages of the SRIA maintain-
ing the Cove.
If the Island Authority takes
LaFitte Cove over, it could use the
resulting sand spoils for Soundside
Beach renourishment and since
it would become a government
waterway, it would be eligible for
FEMA help after disasters.
Board member Dave Pavlock
said, "We have just received this
packet and will not be able to make
a decision tonight."
Vernon Prather, member,
moved to continue this item for-
ward for additional work and
research. The motion to move the
item to the next committee meet-
ing passed unanimously.
The use of ATVs to haul
equipment to the Beach is a safety
issue which rankles Bob West,
SRIA Safety Director. He said the
staff still recommends a denial of
the use of the motorized vehicles,
but he has drafted a Beach Motor-
ized Vehicle Policy and Agree-
ment for the Board's review.
Keith Wilkins, Escambia
County deputy chief of neighbor-
hoods and community services,
told the SRIA that the county
staff is not supportive of the use
of ATVs on the Beach.
"The matter is detrimental to
the environment and the aesthet-
ics," he said. "I have not taken
this to the Board of County Com-


missioners, but I do know that
Commissioner Robinson is not
supportive of ATVs on the Beach.
Dr. Tom Campanella, Board
member, moved to accept staff's
recommendation to deny the re-
quest and the matter will then go to
the Full Board. His motion passed
unanimously.
The next issue involves the
vacant Clarion waterfront prop-
erty. The hotel was destroyed by
Hurricane Ivan and is still await-
ing a buyer. The Committee heard
a lengthy presentation from Joe
Endry and Lucien Dancaescu con-
cerning the fractional share hotel
project. These two are principles
in the Gulf Winds Management
company, which at one time had
an agreement to build a fractional
hotel on the Clarion property.
The sales contract between
Gulf Winds and the Sun Ray Vil-
lage Homeowners Association
expired in January 2010. However,
Endry said, "While we do not have
this property under contract, we
are still working to get this project
built on that location."
Dancaescu said, "We have
an oral agreement with the Ho-
meowners Association. Both Joe
and I have a vested interested in
the property."
Mainly, Gulf Winds is try-
ing to retain the Development
Agreement which the County has
granted them to construct 216
lodging units, averaging 1289
square feet in a 19 story hotel with
5000 square feet of conference
meeting space.
In the hotel-condo policy, the
Beach has only a limited number
of large hotel rooms available,
and Gulf Winds allocation reduces
the total significantly. Endry sug-
gested that if they could not build
on the current property, they
would take it to the Days Inn, and
failing that, would build on some
other beach.
Vernon Prather moved to
recommend that the Development
Agreement be extended for one
year. It passed unanimously.
And once again, the owners


of the wedding rental houses on
Ariola Drive clashed with the
owners of the residential homes
nearby. The rental agents and the
rental house owners had hired an
attorney who picked everything
apart that the SRIA had done to
try to calm these muddied waters.
He told them they needed a noise
ordinance and that their rental
document was full of mistakes
and typos.
Vernon Prather made the
motion to leave the policy as is
and appoint a committee to seek
solutions while working in a
workshop-like setting. Campan-
ella requested that it be added to
the Full Board agenda. The motion
passed unanimously.
There was only one side to the
request made by Mark Cabassa,
Mark Taylor and Chris Phillips
to use the Boardwalk area and
the Amphitheater for a Revitalize
Fishing Rodeo either on May 21
or June 4. The sponsors expect to
fund the $300,000 project with
monies from BP. The request
passed with the note that they do
not conflict with May's DeLuna
Fest, which is proposed for May
13-15 but may not be held on
Pensacola Beach.
All Beach residents are
reminded that the speed limit
through the toll booth is 5 miles
per hour. Toll booth employees
are expressing concerns for their
safety when walking from one
booth to another, with cars zipping
in and out of the lanes. The Escam-
bia County Traffic Department has
proposed to install rumble strips
as you approach lanes 1, 2 and 3.
Lane 4 is on the western side and
is open to emergency traffic.
The "Annual Pass Only" lane
will move from its current location
in lane 2 to the first lane, the one
at the far left hand side.
The next meeting will be the
Full Board on Wednesday, No-
vember 3 at 5 p.m. at the SRIA
boardroom. The meeting is early
due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
All meetings are open to the
public.


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November 2, 2010







Wrecks Kick Off Four Month Mardi Gras Season


The Krewe of Wrecks royalty
steadied the deck while dozens of
witches crash landed at the first
Wrecks meeting, October 25 at
Sabine Sandbar. The Krewe began
their thirty-second year with a big
time Halloween costume contest
and a quick business meeting.
The brave soul who steers
the unwieldy Wrecks ship all year
long is Running Around Wreck
Jeff Goudey. He welcomed the
crowd of Mardi Gras stalwarts
and directed his board to open the
membership rolls.
"Sign up now. We will ac-
cept new members at Monday
night meetings until we reach our
maximum number of members,"
said Goudey. "The cost to join is
$30 for more fun than you have
ever had."
The costume contest fol-
lowed the meeting. The Witches
of Beachwick won the prize
for best Halloween theme. The
coven of spellbound beach gals
included Kathi Lewis, Paulette
Provost, Ella Hess, Nancy Kit-
tel, Lila Cox, Chrissy Cook, DJ
Zemenick, Courtney Winstead,
Deb Friedman, Amy DePew and
Judy L'Oignon. The Crew D'Oil,
Melanie Waite, Karl Zemenick
and Carleen Wheeler, took home
the prize for most creative. They
costumed as a clean up worker,
sand shark and an oil blob. Pink
Party Girl, Trish Tenuto earned
third place, followed by honorable
mention to Little Miss Tigress
Amy Maxwell. Other entries
included The Judge by Barry Mc-
Creary and Morrie Drees dressed
as the Great Pumpkin. Tasked with
deciding who was the best of the
best were judges Ted Lockwood,
Shelby Smith and Don Richards.
"Wrecks like to costume
whether it's Mardi Gras or Hal-
loween," commented Melanie
Waite, Wrecks Board secretary.
"They turned out in big numbers.
We have already signed up 58
members this evening."
Members of the Wrecks board
at the meeting were Goudey,
Waite, Phillip Simoneaux, Carleen
Wheeler and Dan McGrath, who is
the new Treas-Wreck.


"Get ready for a new, im-
proved krewe and dazzling royalty
this season," said Goudey. "Our
Krewe costume mistress Gail Rick
will launch a new Wrecks look for
our court in March. Til then, it's
a secret."
The Wrecks will meet next


at The Dock at 6 p.m. Monday,
November 8. The schedule is lo-
cated at the bottom of this page.
The meeting is open to current and
prospective members.
For more information email
Melanie Waite at melanie7896@
bellsouth.net.


Crew D'Oil earned the Most Creative prize at the Krewe of
Wrecks meeting, October 25. The threesome of (L to R) Mela-
nie Waite, Karl Zemenick and Carleen Wheeler teamed up to
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The Witches of Beachwick flew in on new brooms to the first
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This year's coven includes (front row, L to R): Chrissy Cook,
Deb Friedman, Paulette Provost, Judy L'Oignon, Nancy Kit-
tel, Ella Hess and Kathi Lewis. Hovering in the back are Amy
DePew and Courtney Winstead. Other coven members were
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March 7 Red Beans and Rice Luncheon
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IT'S ALL FUN AND GAMES
When the clock strikes 7 p.m.
at Castaways on the Boardwalk it's
Tuesday Tourney Time according
to Terri McKamey, manager. The
Texas Hold 'Em 4444 Fun poker
games and the weekly pool tourney
commence at the same time. There
are prizes for both and drinks spe-
cials, too.
YOU STAY, WE PAY
The wildly popular gift card
program to lure overnight guests
to the area has been re-instituted
by the Beach Chamber for a very
short time. Anyone is eligible but
you must follow the registration
rules and deadlines. Register at
www.visitpensacola.com, then book
and stay at a Beach hotel or vaca-
tion property and get up to $300 in
American Express gift cards. Hurry!
This special offer is valid for travel
before November 15 or until the
cards are gone.
TOP NOTCH
The parent company of Stor-
age Solutions, a mini warehouse
company in Gulf Breeze, has been


ranked at thirteenth in Mini-Storage
Messenger's 2010 Top Operator's
List. That should be no surprise.
They treat their customers like
friends.
SANTA'S ISLAND
The elves at the Pensacola
Beach Chamber have been making
a list and checking it twice. The
annual Season Your Holidays with
Island Spirit calendar is set. Among
the 34 days of holiday events are
the glittering Lighted Boat Parade
Friday, December 10 at 6 p.m. and
the Surfing Santa Street Parade
Sunday, December 12 at 2 p.m. En-
try applications are available online
at www.PensacolaBeachChamber.
com or call Maureen LaMar at
850-932-1500.
AN APPLE A DAY
Tis the season. Take good
care of yourself this winter, but if
a flu bug dares to bite you, call Dr.
Tracey Pinkston's office to make
at appointment. The number is
473-1008.
SAVED THE DAY
The quick action of Kim LoBue


at DJ's Cafe was greatly appreci-
ated by Jean Curtis, who had a bad
reaction to a prescription drug. Kim
summoned the very capable Beach
fire department and paramedics who
took extra good care to get Jean to


the Gulf Breeze Hospital ER. Miss
Jean is back at her volunteer job at
the Beach Visitor's Center and sends
a big thank you to all who helped
her, especially Paul McCleary and
business owner Jack White.


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Page 12 Island Times November 2, 2010


Title To Beach Properties

Still Under Discussion


The first step toward securing
the option of Fee Simple Title for
leaseholders on Pensacola and
Navarre Beach was thwarted at
the joint meeting of the ten com-
missioners from the two counties
on October 25.
The Santa Rosa and Escambia
County Commissioners were to
discuss a plan and approve the res-
olution to be sent to the Congress.
But, they didn't quite get it done,
because the Santa Rosa County
attorney requested a change in
the language which diminishes the
protection of public lands.
The request changed the
words indicating that all public
areas will be preserved through
conservation easements and other
means. The Santa Rosa request
was to use the word "adequate"
rather than
"all" to de-
scribe the ar-
eas that would "Two things
be kept for the to me. We mi
public use. windfall for Es
After this
resolution has and we music
been adopt- pubic access,
ed, it will be public
sent to Con- Escambia (
gressman Jeff
Miller's of-
fice. County
attorneys for both counties agreed
that Congressman Miller wanted
the conservation and recreational
use of public land addressed in
the resolution.
Although some Escambia
County Commissioners offered
compromise solutions, most
agreed with Commissioner Gro-
ver Robinson, IV, who represents
Pensacola Beach.
T%\o things are very clear
to me," the Commissioner said.
"We must not create a windfall
for Escambia County and we must
preserve the pubic access, recre-
ation and public lands. There is a
difference between the two coun-
ties when it comes to the way they
wish to word the part on public
land conservation. I have spoken
to the residents on the Mainland


and on Pensacola Beach and they
are both adamant about preserva-
tion of public lands."
Leaseholders groups from
both counties were represented at
the meeting. Jim Cox, president
of the Pensacola Beach Advocates
said, "I am pleased to see that
both boards have addressed the
windfall and preservation issues.
These are concerns of all citizens
throughout the county."
Robert Colley, Navarre Beach
Leaseholders Association asked
the commissioners to protect the
public lands with strong language.
"I have read and agree with the
Pensacola Beach Advocates' posi-
tion statement," he said.
Since there was no vote on the
resolution, the two commissions
will now discuss the issues at their
separate meet-
ings. Escambia
County at 5:30
are very clear on Thursday,
ist not create a November 4
;cambia County and Santa Rosa
preserve the County on No-
t preserve the member 10.
recreation and After this
lands." glitch in the
county Commissioner resolution has
Grover Robinson, IV been resolved,
the document
will be sent to
Congressman Miller and must ar-
rive at his office by December 31,
2010, if he is to get the Santa Rosa
Island's change of conveyance bill
introduced in Congress. This is
considered to be the first step in
the Fee Simple process. The Bill
is expected to take about two years
to move through Congress.
Gordon Goodin, chairman of
the Santa Rosa County Commis-
sion, adjourned the meeting with
the following statement, "We have
requested a better definition of
the term adequate; and Commis-
sioner Kevin White has suggested
alternative language, so we can
now bring this up at our separate
meetings."
All Commission meetings
in both counties are open to the
public.


The Krewe of St. Patrick volunteered at a beverage booth at
the DeLuna Fest on Pensacola Beach to earn $949 in tips and will
receive a $500 donation through the Sertoma Club. The Friday Night
Crew who served thirsty concert-goers are (L to R): Mason Guttery,
Sketter Phipps, Jenny Johnson, and Lisette Guttery. The Krewe of
St. Patrick is sponsored by McGuire's, Flounder's and Crabs.


A dejected BigFoot lumbers off through sandspurs and seaoats at this
Island location. He was headed to an annual neighborhood Halloween event,
but it had been cancelled this year. No one told him. Can you guess where
he is? Send your answer to islandtimes@bellsouth.net with BigFoot in the
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For this Veterans Day, I would
like to recommend that you read
a book written by a close friend
and co-worker, LtCol Robert J.
Darling, USMC (Retired). Bob has
spent the last two years penning
"24 Hours Inside the President's
Bunker," a true story about what
went down in the President's
Emergency Operations Center
located underneath the White
House during the 9/11 attack. It's
completely from his perspective
as he was there as the morning
unfolded. What is refreshing about
this book is there is no ulterior mo-
tive, no political jockeying. It is
just a retired Marine who decided
to tell his side of the story. A side
that is hard to find or uncover in the
official 9/11 Commission Report.
Bob's story begins with him
readily admitting he didn't know
what he wanted to be when he grew
up. But thanks to some friends,
fate and supportive parents, he
found his way to the United States
Marine Corps. After being com-
missioned a Second Lieutenant,
Bob headed to Pensacola for
flight school and earned his Naval
Aviator Wings. He would become a
Cobra pilot and find himself using
not only his aviator expertise, but
leadership skills in such hot spots
as Kuwait during the first Gulf War
and Somalia in 1993. He would
also become a presidential heli-
copter pilot, a member of the elite
HMX-1 team. That was just the run
up for what would be expected of
him on September 11, 2001.
In October 2000, Bob tran-
sitioned from HMX-1 over to
the White House to be an Airlift


Operations Liaison Officer to the
President's staff. Basically, he was
the resident expert on presidential
helicopter operations and he was
part of the team that coordinated
all of the required elements to
safely transport the President, Vice
President and any other designated
VIPs. After almost 10 months into
the assignment, he writes of Sep-
tember 10, 2001: "As I watched
Marine One lift the President
from the South Lawn of the White
House, I crossed my fingers that
all went according to plan. The
President was scheduled to come
back to the capital the next day
immediately following his visit to
the Emma E. Booker Elementary
School in Sarasota. It would be a
quiet couple of days for me...or so
it seemed." No truer words have
probably ever been written.
His account of what happens
on September 11, 2001, is a by-
the-minute rundown from getting
up at 5:20 in the morning and
deciding what to wear -- he was
not allowed to wear his uniform
to work on a daily basis -- to re-
turning to his family at 9:45 a.m.
on Wednesday, September 12,
2001. His day started off with the
normalcy like so many others and
within 24 hours, his life and our
world, would never be the same.
Bob writes from the heart and his
111-page story keeps you turn-
ing the pages. He is kind enough
to include an acronym glossary
because neither the military nor
the federal government are short
on acronyms and the book also
includes a chapter from his wife
Angela's point of view.


I am honored to know Bob,
who was a Cobra pilot with my
husband for years, and now is a
colleague of mine as we both work
for a small, but growing govern-
ment contract support services
company. It was my pleasure to
read "24 Hours Inside The Presi-
dent's Bunker" which is available
in hardback, paperback and for
digital download as well from most
bookstores.
And, so to all the brave and
honorable men and women who
have served in our Armed Forces
and carry the title Veteran, I borrow
a line from Bob's book which was
said to him by then White House
Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Higgins:
"On behalf of the President, Chief
of Staff and myself, you did a great
job for us yesterday. Thanks again
for everything." Until next time...


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Grice Schools Celebration


4444 Education Field - "


The Celebration 4444 Edu-
cation conferred high honors on
Pensacola Beach's Tommy Grice
who outplayed a field of 26 Texas
Hold 'Em players on October 23
at the Sandshaker Lounge. Grice
is the champ, but the real winners
are the children at Pensacola Beach
Elementary School. The Texas Hold
'Em 4444 Fun event raised $800 in
cash to donate to the school's music
program.
"This tourney allows us to
make a statement that music must
stay in the schools," said Poker
Promoter and musician Rick Uzde-
venes. "Our players' generosity
allows us to make this annual cash
donation."
The poker tables were packed
with Beach celebrities who were
knocked out one by one until the
final table of nine players emerged.
The Celebration 4444 Educa-
tion Results are as follows:
1. Tommy Grice
2. James JT Taylor


Phil Tracy
Sherry Smith
Terri McKamey
David Edwards
Greg Santos
Richard Butler
Mike Wood


Downtown Pensacola Beach is
the location for weekly Texas Hold
'Em 4444 Fun play. Games are
hosted at the Sandshaker on Mon-
days, Castaways on Tuesdays, and
Paddy O'Leary's on Thursdays and
Sunday. All games begin at 7 p.m.
central beach time and are open to
players twenty-one and older.
"It is not necessary to be an ex-
pert player to join our poker games,"
said Uzdevenes. "Our poker games
are very friendly and the regular
players consider each other family."
Castaways is the newest lo-
cation to host poker games. Tex
Atkinson posted another first place
win at the waterfront poker tables
with Pete Falgout in second place


Tommy Grice
got the attention of
players and fans at
the Celebration 4444
Education with his
flamboyant playing
style. After hauling in
a monster pot, Grice,
seated left, got a pat
on the back from
Sandshaker bar-
tender Shana. John
Turk, top left, turned
around to check out
the action.
Play lasted five
hours before declar-
ing Grice the cham-
pion. All proceeds
were donated to the
Beach School.


on October 19. Hank Misiak was the
champ on October 26 at Castaways
over Chef Mike.
I \ jas Chef Mike's first Texas
Hold 'Em 4444 Fun appearance,"
said Terri McKamey, Castaways
manager. "I would bet he will play
again."
Mary Kay Wood was crowned
Queen of the Poker Tables on
October 25 at the Sandshaker. She
outlasted a group of fine players
which included Ted Gorder, who
settled for second place.
There was a wee bit o 'bluffin' at
the poker tables at Paddy O'Leary's
on October 21 and 24. Ted Gorder's
final two hands, both full boats,
delivered him to the winner's circle
leaving Mike Wood in second place.
When the last cards were dealt on
October 24 Tootie Humphrey was
in the top spot with Pete Falgout in
the runner's up column.
For more information about
Texas Hold 'Em 4444 Fun, call the
poker hotline at 850-324-2667.


James Taylor took home the
second place prize at the Celebra-
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Pretty in pink - Shelby Smith, left, and Lois
Hausman, right, play through at the American Legion
Putt Putt Outing, Saturday, October 23 at Tiki Island.
The Legion was raising funds to support veterans
initiatives. It was the ladies second charity event
of the day. They participated in the Bras Across The
Bridge event at 8 a.m. on the Bob Sikes Bridge.

CRABS - WE GOT 'EM
Only restaurant on Pensacola Beach offering breath taking
views of the Gulf while dining directly on the beach. Come as you
are straight off the sandy beach and enjoy our indoor/outdoor bar and
gulf side deck. Crabs has the largest selection of Crab on the beach,
was voted Best Crab by News Journal readers. She Crab Soup,
Stuffed Blue Crabs, Alaskan Snow, King or Dungeness - you'll
find them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our menu
as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes.
Don't forget to try one of our signature drinks like 'The Crab Trap'
which come with a souvenir glass to keep!
Open 7 days a week. Sunday Brunch with live Steel Band.
Look for the Red Roof on Pensacola Beach. 850-932-0700 www.
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PARADISE BAR AND GRILL
A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with
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Seven-year-old Tommy Joy teed up at the sev-
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Pensacola Beach. Tommy, who is a second grader
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American Legion Putt Putt Outing on October 23
with his parents. His fine form kept his score almost
even with the grown ups.


FLOUNDER'S CHOWDER HOUSE
Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neathh the moon
and stars. Offering fresh Seafood including Tuna, Mahi and of
course Flounder! Award winning chowder, po boys, burgers
and Pensacola Beach Style baked oysters. Sample our Fresh
catch including the Shrimp Boat Platter- loaded with shrimp
cocktail, BBQ shrimp, fried shrimp, popcorn shrimp and U-
peel ems. Kids love our Pirate Ship playground located on
our beach - well within view of dining parents. For late night
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932-4139. www.peglegpetes.com


Pensacola Beach kindergartners Kate Allen,
left, and Kyle Farej don safety gear before entering
the Beach Optimist Bike Rodeo course on October
20. The event which stresses the health, safety and
energy saving aspects of cycling, is conducted at
Cowley Park just east of the School. Students in
kindergarten through fifth grade participated.


McGUIRE'S IRISH PUB
One of America's great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA
Prime Steaks, seafood and Irish specialties including Irish fisher-
man's bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherd's Pie
all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub.
McGuire's is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than
750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the ceilings of the pub.
Live entertainment coupled with great food and warm and friendly
service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery
and the O'TolfWine Cellar featuring the complete vertical collection
of the Chateau Mouton RothschildArtist Series. Featured on NBC's
'Today' Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and
AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member.
Open every day at 11 am, 850-433-6789 mcguiresirishpub.com

SANDSHAKER LOUNGE
The "World Famous Sandshaker"- a Pensacola Beach Tradition
since 1973. It's the Home of the Original Bushwacker and has been
selling this signature drink for over 30 years. The Shaker was the 1 st
bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Live Music
Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. Karaoke Tues & Wed. Poker & BARE Nite on
Monday. T-Shirt Nite on Thursday. Check out our new Shaker Shop
for great island wear, jewelry & gifts. Across from the Boardwalk.
Open 10 am - 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com
NATIVE CAFE
Open at 7:30 a.m. seven days a week. Owned and operated by
friendly natives serving locally produced seafood and delicacies.
The Fish Tacos are an experience to enjoy. The owners say their
goal is to preserve the unique flavors of the Gulf Coast. Go fresh. Go
native. Specialty desserts top off expertly prepared meals. Seating is
informal. Art gallery setting with local artists displaying whimsical
works. Serving breakfast and lunch everyday; Dinner Fri and Sat.
45 Via de Luna. Downtown Pensacola Beach. 934-4848.


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Sheriff's Department In
Hot Pursuit Of Runners
Competitors will be running for the
law Saturday, November 6 at the Escambia
County Sheriff's Department In Hot Pursuit
5K race on Pensacola Beach. The race will
start at 8 a.m. near the Gulfside Pavilion
on Casino Beach with a flat and fast course
mapped out that extends east through the
Beach neighborhoods.
All proceeds from the race will go to sup-
port the Florida Sheriff's Association Youth
Ranches, an organization dedicated to the
prevention of juvenile delinquency and the
production of strong, lawful and productive
citizens for our community.
In addition to the fun beach course, there
will be great prizes, red beans and rice at the
finish and medals for the winners. This year,
a competitor's race number will also qualify
them for many specials and discounts on
Pensacola Beach the day of the race, so plan
to come and spend the day.
Registration is $20 through November 5.
The day of the race registration is $25. Regis-
ter online at www.active.com. For complete
details, or to download an entry form go to
http://www.escambiaso.com/index.php/com-
munity/in-hot-pursuit-5k.


Trace Lewis
has been taking
advantage of
the great fish-
ing weather with
trips out in the
Gulf and Sound
in September
and October.
This Amber-
jack was hauled
in on October
9. When Trace
is not fishing
he is working
at Emerald Isle
Condominiums
on Pensacola
Beach.


Park Services Salutes
Veterans With Free For All

Entrance fees will be waived for all
park visitors on Veteran's Day, Thursday,
November 11, in honor of the service and
sacrifices of veterans and active duty military
members. Gulf Islands National Seashore
Superintendent Dan Brown states, "We are
proud to join in this national effort to rec-
ognize the tremendous contribution to our
country which members and veterans of the
U.S. Armed Forces are making now and have
made in the past."
The Fort Pickens and Perdido Key areas
are presently the only sites in the Seashore
that charge an entrance fee. Currently no
fees are charged at the Opal Beach area. The
normal $8 per vehicle fee will be waived on
this day.
Frequent visitors to the Park can pur-
chase an annual Gulf Islands National
Seashore Pass for $25, which allows the
purchaser unlimited entrance to the National
Seashore fee areas for a 12-month period.
Visitors and residents in our area are encour-
aged to take advantage of the free admission
to visit and enjoy the recreational and educa-
tional programs. For more information, visit
our website at www.nps.gov/guis.


SBeach k
on the

Boardvalk -

FOOTBALL ISN'T A CONTACT SPORT...IT'S A COLLIfION SPORT
WATCH THE GAMES ON MULTIPLE TVS AT BOTH LOCATIONS


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read fini'

the water

by Saltwater Rick .

The October weather is hot and so is the fishing in and around
our Island. Some buddies of mine had a great day on the water Mon-
day, October
19 aboard the R.
Chi Chi, Greg
Campbell's
cruiser. Fish-
ing in the Gulf
along the Edge, -
Greg hooked
up and landed a
300 pound Blue
Marlin along
with some Dol-
phin and Wahoo.
Saltwater Blues
Band member
Rodney Bryant
had his share of
luck, too. Rod-
ney took a Dol-
phin and Wahoo.
It was a perfect
day on the Gulf
and the photos
prove it.
Inshore fish-
ing is hot, too.
Redfish, Floun-
der and Speckled Rodney Bryant and a 300 pound Blue Mar-
Trout along with lin - It was a great day of fishing aboard Greg
some deep water Campbell's boat the Chi Chi.
fish are making
their way into the
Pass. Grouper, Snapper and a host of others are hitting the lines and the
dinner tables. So what are you waiting for?
Do yourself a favor and Go Fishin!

NOAA Funds Effort To Help Recreational Fisheries


NOAA has released the Rec-
reational Saltwater Fisheries Ac-
tion Agenda, which is a national
plan to address the complex issues
facing marine recreational fisher-
ies. The Action Agenda includes a
set of broad national goals, while
focusing immediate attention on
five priority issues:
� ensuring balanced recreational
representation in the management
process;
� more fully integrating recreation-
al fishing values into the NOAA


mission and culture;
� improving data on recreational
fishing and fisheries;
� addressing recreational interests
in NOAA's catch share policy; and
� supporting cooperative research
and monitoring.
NOAAwill provide a $276,000
grant to the Atlantic States Marine
Fisheries Commission to help give
recreational fishermen conserva-
tion information.
Learn more at http://www.
noaa.gov or on Facebook at http://
www.facebook.com/usnoaagov.


Rodney Bryant hoists up his Wahoo for a snapshot before it
heads to the cleaning table. Bryant was fishing aboard the Chi
Chi out in Gulf about 30 miles south of Santa Rosa Island.

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