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Island Times Volume VIII, Number 4 Pensacola Beach, Florida June 12, 2012 Dad Cheers Daring Duo Two Pensacola Beach Lifeguards Prepare For Death RaceTHE APPLE DOES NOT FALL FAR FROM THE TREE While most dads will be kicking back on Fathers Day with barbecues and beach time, John Valentine, center, will be cheering from afar for his sons Paul, left, and Michael who will take on a physically and mentally grueling endurance race this weekend. The young men, who have been Pensacola Beach lifeguards for the previous three summers, wont have dad on the sidelines of the Spartan Death Race course, however, because he is cycling through France on a month long expedition. For more on Paul and Michaels athletic adventure, turn to page 2.
PAGE 2 Island Times June 12, 2012 Published every other Tuesday SHELLEY W. JOHNSON, PUBLISHER email@example.com www.MyIslandTimes.comNo portion of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. Island Times reality. Lifeguarding Brothers Follow Adventure Trail Blazed By Dad Island Tribe Seeks Storm Free SeasonWooly Boogers Work Magic To Ward Off Hurricanes Queen Shugah Bunkie Hewerdine and her lucky sun talisman
Island Times PAGE 3Forever ...Barefoot on the BeachAs a tribute to Jane Waters who passed away January 10, Island Times will continue to run some of Janes favorite columns for your enjoyment June 12, 2012 Our latitude will change your attitude Lunch Specials MonFri 11-2 Dinner Specials NightlyCATCH IT ALL! Oysters Fresh Gulf SeafoodOPEN EVERYDAY Waterfront Dining Live Music Gift Shop Kids Playground#2 Via de Luna 934-3660Sports in Hi Def40 TVs 8 Big Screens 934-3660 WINGS45Every Thursdayc Monday Cajun Nite Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Specials Tues: of Wine Wed: Specials Thurs: Specials Tuesday Surf and Turf Tuesday Surf and Turf Wed Mexican Madness Wed Mexican Madness All Sports Always On The Islander Newspaper May 31, 1985 You meet the nicest people behind handlebarsbike riders, of course. Most beach bike riders They do not pollute the healthy salt air. They do not speed. They They do not honk horns. They money in them to pay for their food and drinks as they pedal from place to place. They do not carry coolers into commercial establishments, soak up the sun exhaust behind. Bike riders are Bike riders, in the name of ries. That, they contend, could be next. Authority admits the necessity turn into the Tiki. nice smooth paths and mark out simply continued to take their tion for beach residents is the these projects. There is money in maintain public restrooms, boat launches, a pier, picnic shelters, Bike riders are Escambians, the construction of bike paths as an item in 1986. Perhaps, there bike on P. Beach can be hazardous to your health. Beach Friends Bid Goodbye to BillWilliam Anthony Meilner February 10, 1929 May 28, 2012Bill Meilner captained the mythical as a yacht captain. He recorded the antics of present Nikon camera. tion to detail made him an accomplished Fill The Birthday Bucket with Bucks Birthday Bucks Everyone is invited! No Presents Bring Bucks Live Music on the stage.
PAGE 4 Island Times June 12, 2012 T?? ? ??? ? ? ? ? ? ?rivia?? ????? ? ? ??? ? PEOPLE Largest Selection of items in Northwest Florida! Tees-Hats-Decals! plus... Locally Owned and OperatedAt the light-Next to Flounders 934-3100-Open Late! Tees and Caps! HAPPY FATHER S DAY! Dance in the sand STAY & PLAY Waterfront Florida Retro Inn paradisebar-grill.com paradiseinn-pb.com Bar/Grill: 850-916-5087 The Inn: 850-932-2319 Come as you are Bike, boat or carFull Service Bar Live Music Seafood to snacks Waterfront Stage Swim & Sun Soundfront beach live entertainment Seafood to rent kayaks & paddleboards DADS LOVE PARADISE Fathers Day JUNE 17Spend some time in Tue, June 12 30 x 90 Fri & Sat, June 15-16 Kenny Neal Sun, June 17 Victor Wainwright Wed, Thur, June 20-21 Upstarts Fri & Sat, June 22-23 Posi Tones Wooly Boogers Keep The Hurricanes Away Bawl SAT JUNE16 4-7 pm Everyone is invited. AWARD WINNING VOTED TOP THREE BEST BEACH BARDont MissCOLLEYs DOZENJeff Colley romanced his wife Terry with a trip to Iberostar Resort in Cozumel to celebrate their twelfth wedding anniversary. They ferried over to Playa del Carmen, and spent time in Isla Mujeres where they honeymooned in 2000. Friends Craig Barrow and Sam Magee traveled to Mexico to surprise the couple and toast the anniversary. GREEN WITH ENVYMelanie Waite shared some good news that she has been a volunteer turtle patroller for twenty years. All that time she until now. Congrats Mel. Almost one year ago Bob Hawley clipped Peas, Porridge, and a Dry Martini out of Island Times to save Kathi Lewis recipe for Dreamsicle Pie. He lost his treasured recipe so he contacted the newspaper office to get a copy. He even got some additional instructions from Kathi as a follow up. How cool is that?Janie Poole took a very special souvenir back to Thayer, Missouri. She visited the beach and when it was time to return home, her grandson Chad Harvey accompanied her. Chad will spend the summer in the Ozarks before returning home to start ninth grade in the IB program at PHS. BIKER DOWNSandy Watkins took a spill on her bicycle and wont be on the broke her ankle and will be on a walker for most of the summer. FINE AT 39Walt and Cindy Lumpkin marked their thirty-ninth wedding anniversary with a celebration meal May 26 at The Grand Marlin. The sweethearts capped off their evening with the good wishes of friends and a coconut cake with chocolate covered strawberries. LIGHTING CANDLESGena Raymon, The Sidewalk Social Director, may have tries to light birthday candles for the long list of June partiers. She had alerted a crowd to be at the Sandbar on June 9 for Greg Garcia, who does not like parties and Greg Gordon, who does. She has Kyle Kildow, Steve Dotson and Kris Pabian next in line for the birthday social scene. Santa Rosa Island Authority Board Member Tammy Bohannon marveled at her landmark birthday, June 6. Congrats. The Trivia Master dug into the geologic history of Santa Rosa Islands white sand and received a bucket full of correct answers. First to ring in was Gulf Breezes Ann Livingston, who knew that the source of the white sand was the Appalachian Mountains. Shell be breezing around in her new Island Times shirt. Retired educator Melanie Waite sent a mini-lesson as her answer: The white sands of Panhandle Florida come from the white quartz rocks of the Appalachian Mountains. As boulders and rocks tumble down the mountains and into rivers, they are banged and cracked, eventually broken, into smaller and smaller pieces as they are washed down the river systems to the Gulf. By the time they get here, they are ground down into tiny white sugar like particles that make up our white sands, and squeak when we walk on them. Send her to the head of the class! Pensacola Beach senior lifeguard Dave Greenwood has spent enough time on the sand to know its origin. He said, Its from the granite rocks of the Appalachian mountains. Over several ice ages, the white quartz was sifted and deposited to form this beautiful island. New to trivia Monica Worley had a correct answer, as did some of the Traveling Trivia Gang like Dan McGrath and Gwen Foster. Gwen has returned from New Jersey and Dans on his way back to Michigan. Tutt Esquerre pinpointed his answer to West Virginia. The Duchess of the Dunes Joanne Brooks traveled to the Realm of Wrong Answers via the Great Smokey Mountains. Oh well, Queenie. Big Bob Dority was a bit too broad in his response, which was Mother Earth. And, the esteemed Sandspur Publisher Chuck Steele was too narrow when he said Pea Ridge Sand and Gravel. Dr. Courtney Winstead submitted an interesting answer, remembering that the famous Coastal Geologist Dr. Jim Morgan said the sand is delivered here by Gulf currents from Grayton Beach. She deposited that answer hoping it would be a winner. Sorry, Doc. The Trivia Master fondly hosted annually in the fall for lobecame so popular by the fourth year that cruise director Bill Greene had to rent the Captain Anderson II to accommodate the 350 revelers. email the name of this event to firstname.lastname@example.org, you will be cruising the beach in a special Island Times t-shirt. Be sure to put trivia in the subject line and include your name and phone number with Good luck.
PAGE 5 Island Times June 12, 2012 Leaseholders presented ideas that ranged from repair of residential roads to the need for strategic planning at the June 4 Santa Rosa Island Authority Budget Workshop. The 2013 budget, which allocates $7.8 million generated by the islands commercial and residential leaseholders, is slated for further discussion on June 13 and June 27 at the SRIA meetings. Board member Vernon Prather commented that the number, but over $3 million generated from the businesses as a percentage of their gross revenue, is subject to weather and the economy. He favors a conservative approach, but would like to see some changes. I would like to see an increase in advertising and marketing, said Prather. We can work with our commercial customers to see how they would like to see this spent. Ron Ellington of Innisfree Hotels presented the Board with a letter from seven Beach business stakeholders supporting the SRIA and making recommendations. There are cross currents happening in the ad valorem the SRIA source of revenue, and create a need for a global look at the organization, its purpose, goals and objectives, said Ellington. We feel that the SRIA plays a vital role in maintaining and promoting the island, and we want to see it sustained no matter what the outcome of the lawsuits. The recommendations inmarketing strategy with measurable goals, an increased advertising budget to be coordinated with the Pensacola Chambers plan, and creating a full time marketing staff position. The document placed an emphasis on the Authoritys future, requesting that strategic planning, visioning and contingency plans be developed. Prather agreed that in light gic plan is critical to the future of the Authority and that staff could develop this. Ellington reiterated the support from the stakeholders, You have working partners tive revenues should lease fees go away. Chairman Dave Pavlock asked that the advertising budget be increased to $400,000, which returns it to the same level as 1997. The 2012 budgeted amount is $140,000. Board member Ed Guernsey agreed that the investment in advertising yields a good return and asked that the Beach Chambers stipend for advertising events locally be increased to $50,000. Board Member Fred Gant noted that tracking the effectiveness of the advertising is important, and that personnel issues should be addressed. He is in favor of a full time marketing person, but is insistent that the tor of Administration position. I would like this to be The salary is in the budget, said Gant. We need a Director of Administration. We are in our busiest season. We need all hands on deck. The Board turned their attention to a list of 34 unfunded projects and asked staff to primeeting. Gant asked for input from the Beach Chamber and public on the priorities. Chairman Dave Pavlock noted that beach renourishment needed to be funded and suggested a $100,000 budget increase. He also requested that a paving survey and plan be developed for the residential streets that the SRIA must maintain. The SRIA board encouraged public input at the workshop. agreed that the advertising budget increase was a good investment and an integral part of the Master Plan, but asked that the Board consider residential roadway repair, improved bike paths, and restoration of dune crossovers. June Guerra, longtime beach residential and commercial leaseholder asked the Board to renew its effort to provide a cover over the Boardwalk Amphitheatre. The item was part of the concept when the Amphitheatre was created, but never funded. It would provide protection from the elements for the entertainers as well as the guests, said Guerra. Staff will research the possible alternatives. Rick Gordon, Beach resident, applauded the trolley system, and requested that the Board provide more benches at stops, look for more beach friendly, lower emissions and smaller trolleys. He also asked that they review the Master Plan to seek projects like lighting and landscaping to revitalize the Beach. asked that the Board review the entire document which includes a description of each department, update the budget so that it better parallels the organizational chart, and create a strategic plan. The 2013 SRIA Budget will be discussed Wednesday, June 13 at the Full Board meeting, which begins at 5 p.m. at the SRIA boardroom. The meeting is open to the public. The entire budget can be Island Authority Responsive To Stakeholders Budget ConcernsAdvertising, Roads, Renourishment Need Increases
PAGE 6 Island Times June 12, 2012 by Kathi Lewis peas, porridge & a dry martini Marias Fresh Seafood MarketTake a little bit of the Gulf Coast home! Fresh from the boats daily We can cold pack for travel or ship anywhere. rrrsGr rFrOstrsrMMr Mt 621 Cervantes Street Call for directions from the Beach 850-261-2462Owner Peggy Henshall is ready to keep you in stitches!www.CajunStitchery.com CajunStitchery@yahoo.comnames, logos, custom artsmall or large quantities native cafeowned & operated by friendly natives! Go Native Daily 7:30 AM to 3 PM Our sh tacos are the best! HATS Hiking & Backpacking Snow Ski Apparel Rock Climbing Gear, Ropes & Shoes Indoor Rock Climbing Wallwww.weatherfords.net HATS Mens and Womens Casual & Outdoor Clothing Island Paradise Cake2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 Cups mashed, very ripe bananas (about 3-5 bananas) 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 3 8 oz. cans crushed pineapple (undrained) 2 Cups sugar 1 Cups vegetable oil 3 Eggs 1 tsp. baking soda 3 Cups All Purpose Flour (dont use Self-Rising) Cup Chopped nuts (pecans/walnuts) **TOPPING** 6 Tbsp. melted butter 1 Cup brown sugar 1 Can crushed pineapple (undrained) Cup coconut college breaks. She attended the Trolley Day, May 22, on Pensacola Beach. Hospitality employees ride the trolley and get a copy of Trolley Times to familiarize themselves with the free trolley service which runs daily from 4 p.m. to midnight through Labor Day.
Island TimesPAGE 7 June 12, 2012 www.bankofthesouth.com 136 FORT PICKENS RROADPENSACOLA BEACH 850-932-9336Mon Thurs 9 4:30 Friday 9 5:30 LLObbBBY CLOSED fFROM 1-3 pPM EACH DAY. D DRIVE UpP OpPEN DuURING ALL bBANKING HOuURS. Bank of the South Island BranchFull Service Banking Close to Home 850-206-3156 Computer Repair in Your Home www.ycpals.com email@example.com Jennifer Byrom, P.A. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. 916-9000 By Cross in the Sand A Sunday ServicesWorship by the Water, 9 AM Flounders Beach Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church www.gbumc.org Our Lady Catholic Church, 9:45 AM Avenida 18 /Via De Luna www.stanngulfbreeze.org Pensacola Beach Church, 10 AM Avenida 18 /Via de Luna Pensacola Beach is lovely this time of year, and many who revel in the sound of the waves and the feel of the salt air come to enjoy. It is a time to relax and get away from the busy life we lead. However, a vacation can provide those things or it can make us more anxious than we already happen to be. How many times does the time we have planned to enjoy and relax turn into anxiety? Did you pack the sunscreen? Or who was responsible for turning off all the lights before we left home? It seems like there is always something, even when you reach the beauty of the beach and listen to the waves and feel the wind. Maybe, just maybe, for those of us who live here or those visiting, it would be a great time to really relax, enjoy and breathe. Take the advice of Jesus himself when he says: Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink,or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And can any of you by being anxious add a single hour to your span of life? And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you. So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Todays trouble is enough for today. Enjoy Gods beautiful creation at Pensacola Beach!uzz.........................B Business the theatrical, but reserves it for the stage. She spends her work days as the Director of Business Development at Premier Island Management which means you nas or aboard the dolphin sightseeing boat. But her weekends are under the bright lights at Loblolly Theatre. Catch her in Sepia weekends through June 23. The Holiday Inn Express Innkeeper Beverly McCay and her staff have been recognized for a second year with a TripAdviof Excellence award. Travelers consistently commend the property with the highest praise, and TripAdvisor recognizes this as an exceptional achievement. The Inn Panhandle out of 391 hotels from Perdido to Tallahassee. Great job, HIE. The fun loving Krewe of Bananimals has a serious side, sometimes. They elected officers Sunday, May 6, to organize the wild times. They are: Angela Moore-President, Carlette Howell-Vice President, Mary Jo Tibbits-Treasurer and Gena Raymon-secretary. Lifetime members Tim Morgan, Karen Cook Cowen and Jerry Wright earned a round of cheers. The Bananimals will host a Luau on June 17 at the Sandbar and sell ice cold bottled water at the Blue Angels Air Kids House. If you have economic loss or property damage because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you could get money from a class action settlement with BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Company (BP). Go to DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com for more information, including informatoll-free: 1-866-992-6174.Chase-N-Fins, a dolphin charter boat at Pensacola Beach Marina, awarded Christina Toms and Keven Denney, special tshirts and a free cruise voucher for their entries in last months Photo Contest. Riders say that the dolphins will play along side the boat, so it is easy to get an award winning photo.He is a sub-culture icon among long time beach residents. Look for the hippiesque Dirty Joe to return to the beach soon. Perhaps Kim LoBue, a member of the Trivia Roundtable and DJs staffer will give us the history and details. The Blue Wahoos are a big hit and their mascot Kazoo is standing tall about 7 feet tall. The team has launched a referral program to capture the summer tourist market, so the big blue guy is visiting beach businesses. Kazoo made an appearance at the over everyone including the one of the Beachs big guys, John Pinzino. Celebrate Fathers Day on Pensacola Beach, June 17. Swim, eat, drink, shop, ride the free trolley! Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski ordained James Patrick Grebe into the Roman Catholic Priesthood Saturday, June 2, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pensacola. Dozens of Priests and hundreds of congregation members were present to witness the holy Sacrament of Holy Orders bestowed upon Grebe. Monsignor Luke Hunt, Pastor of St. Ann in Gulf Breeze and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church on Pensacola Beach attended the service where it was announced that Father Grebe has been assigned to serve at St. Ann and Our Lady of the will be July 5. Many newly ordained Priests are assigned to serve alongside Monsignor Hunt. He is considered as a treasure for the Church and one of its top mentors, commented Mary Claus, parish communications director. Mass is celebrated at 9:45 each Sunday at Our Lady located at the corner of Avenida 18 and Via de Luna. 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PAGE 8 Island Times June 12, 2012 bamboowillies.com June 12 7pm Milele Roots June 13 8pm Milele Roots June 14 8pm Milele Roots June 15 3pm ......David Dunn ............9pm Mo Jiles June 16 2pm ......Avenida 16 .............9pm Mo Jiles June 17 1pm ......Tribe Zion ..............6pm BaNana Republic June 18 7pm Tim Spencer June 19 7pm Tomato & Dennis June 20 8pm Jeff Ivanoff June 21 8pm Mainstream June 22 3pm John Hart & Tyler Mac ....9pm The Rez June 23 2pm Shawna P & Adam Tyler Brown 9pm The Rez June 24 1pm The Rowdies 6pm Whiskey Dolls June 25 7pm Rez Duo June 26 7pm Shawna P & Adam Tyler Brown June 27 8pm 99s June 28 8pm Avenida 16 June 29 3pm Mike Jencks 9pm Shawna P & Earthfunk Tribe June 30 2pm The Rowdies 9pm Shawna P & Earthfunk Tribe Doesnt Dad Deserve Some Fun?Happy Fathers Day June 17 Ride the Free Trolley ~ Stop #16 Memorial Day ceremonies at Ft. Pickens on May 28 included Civil War era costumed re-enactors. Photo top left: First Sgt. Mike McGee, left, inspects John Mertins Photo top right: Drummer Patrick McGee, 9, prepares to march under the watchful eye of CommandPhoto Left: First Sgt. Mike McGee ing ceremony at the Fort. The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce is calling for artists and craft vendors to submit Art and Wine Festival, October 6-7. The festival will take place in the Visitors Center parking lot, the most central location on Pensacola Beach. It shares the weekend with the triathlon and Songwriters Festival. Application forms can be downloaded from www.pensacolabeachchamber.com. Photos of arts and craft items must be submitted with the application, or include directions to a web site where the artwork items can be viewed. Application deadline is August 31. All entries are $50 for a 10 x 10 tent space. For information go to pensacolabeachchamber.com or call 850-932-1500.Painters, Potters And Creative Types Needed For Art Festival
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PAGE 10 J une 12, 2012 P AGE 11 If you have economic loss or property damage because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you could get money from a class action settlement with BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Company (BP). Go to DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com for more information, including information on how to le a claim.WHO IS INCLUDED IN THE ECONOMIC & PROPERTY DAMAGES SETTLEMENT?The Economic and Property Damages (E&PD) Settlement Class includes people, businesses, and other entities in the states of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, and certain counties in Texas and Florida, that were harmed by the oil spill. The website DeepwaterHorizonSettlements. com has detailed descriptions and maps to help you determine whether a geographic location may be included in the E&PD Settlement. Additionally, you can call 1-866-992-6174 or e-mail questions@ DeepwaterHorizonEconomicSettlement.com to nd out if a geographic location is included. WHAT DOES THE ECONOMIC & PROPERTY DAMAGES SETTLEMENT PROVIDE?The E&PD Settlement makes payments for the following types of claims: (1) Seafood Compensation, (2) Economic Damage, (3) Loss of Subsistence, (4) Vessel Physical Damage, (5) Vessels of Opportunity Charter Payment, (6) Coastal Real Property Damage, (7) Wetlands Real Property Damage, and (8) Real Property Sales Damage. There is no limit on the total dollar amount of the E&PD Settlement; all qualied claims will be paid. HOW TO GET BENEFITS FROM THE ECONOMIC & PROPERTY DAMAGES SETTLEMENTYou need to submit a Claim Form to request a payment. You can get a copy of the various Claim Forms by visiting the website or by calling 1-866-992-6174. Claims can be submitted online or by mail. If you have questions about how to le your claim, you should call the toll-free number for assistance. The deadline to submit most E&PD claims will be April 22, 2014 or six months after the E&PD Settlement becomes effective (that is, after the Court grants nal approval and any appeals are resolved), whichever is later. There will be an earlier deadline to submit E&PD Seafood Compensation claims. The earlier deadline to submit Seafood Compensation claims will be 30 days after nal approval of the Settlement by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (regardless of appeals). Actual claim ling deadlines will be posted on the website as they become available. Valid claims will be paid as they are approved, beginning shortly after the Court-Supervised Settlement Program commences. It is highly recommended that E&PD Settlement Class Members complete and submit their claim forms promptly. Please read the Medical Benets Settlement notice because you may also be eligible for benets from that settlement.YOUR OTHER OPTIONSIf you do not want to be legally bound by the E&PD Settlement, you must Opt Out or exclude yourself by October 1, 2012 or you wont be able to sue BP over certain economic and property damage claims. If you stay in the E&PD Settlement, you may object to it by August 31, 2012 The Detailed Notice explains how to exclude yourself or object. The Court will hold a hearing on November 8, 2012 to consider whether to approve the E&PD Settlement. You or your own lawyer may ask to appear and speak at the hearing at your own cost. The Court will also consider Class Counsel fees, costs, and expenses including an interim payment of $75 million and additional awards equal to 6% of class claims and benets paid. Class Counsel fees, costs and expenses under the Economic and Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Medical Benets Settlement Agreement jointly cannot exceed $600 million. Class members payments will not be reduced if the Court approves the payment of Class Counsel fees, costs, and expenses because BP will separately pay these attorney fees, costs, and expenses.Economic and Property Damages SettlementProviding Money to Individuals and Businesses DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com 1-866-992-6174 DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com 1-866-992-6174If you have a medical claim related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you could get benets from a class action settlement with BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Company (BP). Go to DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com for more information, including information on how to le a claim.WHO IS INCLUDED IN THE MEDICAL BENEFITS SETTLEMENT?The Medical Class includes (1) clean-up workers and (2) certain people who resided in specic geographic areas in coastal and wetlands areas along the Gulf Coast during specic periods in 2010. The website DeepwaterHorizonSettlements.com has detailed descriptions and maps to help you determine whether a geographic location may be included in one of these zones. Additionally, you can call 1-866-992-6174 or e-mail info@DeepwaterHorizonMedicalSettlement. com to nd out if a geographic location is included.WHAT DOES THE MEDICAL BENEFITS SETTLEMENT PROVIDE?The benets of the Medical Benets Settlement include: (1) payments to qualifying people for certain acute (short-term) and chronic (ongoing) medical conditions occurring after exposure to oil or chemical dispersants; (2) provision of periodic medical examinations to qualifying people; and (3) creation of a Gulf Region Health Outreach Program, consisting of projects to strengthen the healthcare system. Benets (1) and (2) will be provided only after the Court grants nal approval and any appeals are resolved.HOW TO GET BENEFITS FROM THE MEDICAL BENEFITS SETTLEMENTYou need to submit a Claim Form to request benets. You can get a copy of the Claim Form by visiting the website or by calling 1-866-992-6174 Claims can be submitted by mail. If you have questions about how to le your claim, you should call the toll-free number for assistance. The deadline for ling a Claim Form is one year after the Medical Benets Settlement becomes effective (that is, after the Court grants nal approval and any appeals are resolved). The exact date of the claim ling deadline will be posted on the website. It is highly recommended that Medical Class Members complete and submit their claim forms promptly. Please read the Economic and Property Damages Settlement notice because you may also be eligible for a payment from that settlement.YOUR OTHER OPTIONSIf you do not want to be legally bound by the Medical Benets Settlement, you must Opt Out or exclude yourself by October 1, 2012 or you wont be able to sue BP over certain medical claims. If you stay in the Medical Benets Settlement, you may object to it by August 31, 2012 The Detailed Notice explains how to exclude yourself or object. The Court will hold a hearing on November 8, 2012 to consider whether to approve the Medical Benets Settlement. You or your own lawyer may ask to appear and speak at the hearing at your own cost. Class Counsel will ask the Court to consider an award of fees, costs, and expenses of 6% of the value of the benets actually provided under the Medical Benets Settlement Agreement. Class Counsel fees, costs, and expenses under the Medical Benets Settlement Agreement and the Economic and Property Damages Settlement Agreement jointly cannot exceed $600 million. Class members payments will not be reduced if the Court approves the payment of Class Counsel fees, costs, and expenses because BP will separately pay these attorney fees, costs, and expenses.Medical Benefits SettlementProviding Benets to Clean-Up Workers and Certain Gulf Coast Residents
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PAGE 13 Island Times June 12, 2012 Open everyday at 9 AM 850-934-3141 OPEN AIR DECK Overlooks Sabine Bay Free Sunsets Waterfront Location Next to the Yacht Club www.DalesBigDeck.com 715 Pensacola Beach Blvd at the Sabine MarinaBring Dad to the Sandbar! featuring Live Music & Karaoke Local Musicians for Locals to listen to. FOR UPDATED ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULES CHECK US OUT ONLINE AT WWW.DALESBIGDECK.COM Dales Big Deck Happy Hour 49 Via de Luna 916-9808 PaddyOLearysIrishPub.com Authentic Irish Pub Texas HoldEmSPORTS!All The Games! By Joe Stukey Your Computer PalBytes and Bits MostlyBy Candace Segar 850-932-1417 500 Quietwater Beach Blvd Upstairs from Key SailingBurgers Fries ShakesWe have gone back to basics. Expect the same incredible quality food delivered in less time. DOG FRIENDLY DECK! BREAKFAST SAT & SUN 8-11Hear ye, hear ye for all you prospective gardeners out there! The other day I was reading some statistics on the nutrient decline of the food we eat in this country. It was startling! The research was based on analyzing nutrient data over a 50 year period for 43 crops at the University of Texas Biochemical Institute. Here is what the researchers discovered: calcium declined 16 percent, riboflavin down 38 percent, iron decreased percent, and there was a 20 percent drop in vitamin C. In 2012 we would have to eat an excessive amount of any one fruit or vegetable just to receive the same nutrients and vitamins that we ingested in 1940 for that one piece of fruit or vegetable. What are the underlying reasons for this problem? Large agricultural conglomerates grow for yield and rapid growth in order to maximize profit. Crops are not grown for nutrient value. Research has shown that the larger the fruit, the more watery and less nutrient dense it is. If a plants roots do not grow very deep, then nutrient intake is limited. This happens as a result of steady water input and fertilizers at the soils surface. This also helps to create root disease in the process which further inhibits nutrient intake. Another reason for the lack of nutrients is picking fruit and vegetables before they are ripe. The plant doesnt have adequate time to pick up the nutrients before it is shipped great distances to a food store. What can we do? Well one thing we can do is visit our local farmers market or local organic food store. Taste and compare their products with those from a standard food store. We can also grow our own food in small gardens. I just purchased The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping: Home Landscaping with Food-Bearing Plant and Resource Saving Techniques, by Rosalind Creasy. I really liked the idea of eating from the produce grown in my front yard. My neighbors are farmers, and they let me pick fruits and vegetables fresh from their garden. Wow the flavors are unbelievable. So good luck on grabbing fresh produce, and in the immortal words of Julia Child, Bon appetit! Q: What is the Flame Virus? A: The Flame virus is a computer program that reportedly is very sophisticated. It is a new one and is causing a lot of concern around the world. The antivirus companies are scrambling to develop software to locate and defeat the virus program. News reports say that it is not yet in the United States, but because it is so stealthy, a person might not know if it is in their computer. It has been detected in Africa and the Middle East. If it was introduced by a foreign government, Iran could be its main target. Iran is reporting several intrusions in business and government computers. Another virus, named Stuxnet, targeted Irans nuclear production program in 2010. Compared to Stuxnet, this virus program is much more complex. It could take up to a year for the sophisticated code to be analyzed by security companies. Exactly how the Flame virus enters your computer undetected is not known. Once inside, it then begins to track what you do, looking for sensitive data. Its purpose is to collect information and transmit it to one of several computers located around the world. It is capable of logging and reporting your keystrokes, which allows the virus program to collect user identities and passwords that would be useful in identity theft. It also can record conversations as they are in progress, which means that it can make a copy of your Skype and Instant Messaging sessions. Users of computers that run the Windows software should make sure that an antivirus program is installed on their computers. As always, make sure that the computer is receiving regular updates from the antivirus company and that the antivirus program is scheduled to automatically scan the entire computer for viruses. As of now, the virus has been detected in only a few hundred computers. Users of Apple products do not seem to be affected by this virus. For questions, contact Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-3156. Happy Fathers Day to Bob Shubob Seymour from his sweet little girl, Stella. Stella is taking to the Pensacola Beach lifestyle sunning, swimming and fishing. Here she is with her very first catch. And, happy birthday to Stella who celebrated on June 11. Pick up a copy of Nora Ephrons I Feel Bad About My Neck to read prior to attending the June 25 Gulf Breeze Book Club meeting. The meeting is held on the third floor of the Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge and begins at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome. For more information call or email Donna Jones at email@example.com or 850932-8620.Book Club Welcomes Guests
PAGE 14 Island Times June 12, 2012 CLASSIFIED ADS are $5 for 20 words. Additional words are 10 cents each. Send ad with check made payable to Shelley Ink, P.O. Box 844, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562. Real Estate For SaleCLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGPensacola Beach Vacations Rentals. Call for the BEST RATES on Beachfront condos and beach homes. Toll Free 800-242-3224. Visit online gulfbluevacations.com Since 1963, RMI Vacations and RMI Realty have been the premier vacation rental company and real estate company located on Pensacola Beach. You can view, select, and book your vacation rental online! We offer spacious, affordable family beach homes, townhomes and condominiums. RMI also offers FREE Stuff with every reservation! www.rmivacations.com or 850-932-5376. Real Estate For Rent CalendarJune 12 Bands on the Beach. 7-9 Gulfside Pavilion. Free. June 13 Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting. 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the Public. June 14 Flag Day June 16 Wooly Booger Keep The Hurricanes Away Bawl, Paradise, 4-67p.m. Open. No Charge. Bring good luck charm. June 17 Fathers Day June 19 Bands on the Beach. 7-9 Gulfside Pavilion. Free. June 22 Star Gaze, Casino Beach. No Charge. June 23 Star Gaze, Casino Beach. No Charge. June 23-24 King Mackerel Weigh In. Flounders Beach. June 26 Bands on the Beach. 7-9. Gulfside Pavilion. Free. June 27 Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting. 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the Public. July 3 Bands on the Beach. 7-9. Gulfside Pavilion. Free. July 4 Happy Birthday America. Fireworks. 9 pm July 6 First Friday, Boardwalk. 5:30-7:30 pm July 10 Bands on the Beach. 7-9. Gulfside Pavilion. Free. July 11 Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting. 5 pm. #1 Via de Luna. Open to the Public. July 11 14 Red, White and Blues Week. July 13-14 Blue Angels Air Show July 17 Bands on the Beach. 7-9. Gulfside Pavilion. Free. July 24 Bands on the Beach. 7-9. Gulfside Pavilion. Free. July 27 Star Gaze. Casino Beach. Free. July 28 Star Gaze. Casino Beach. Free July 28 SingerSongwriter Night at Beach Church. Ticket Required. 850-932-6628 BEACH CHURCH BINGO 1st and 3rd Thursdays, Dinner $6 at 6. Bingo $20 at 6:30. www.thebeachchurch.com ELKS BINGO 1st and 3rd Sundays, 6 pm, $1 per card. Family friendly. Open to public. 850-932-4444 BEACH BRIDGE CLUB 9:15 to 2 on MON and FRI Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge Sid Hite 932-1739 NAME:_________________________________________________ ADDRESS: ________________________________________________________ CITY: ________________________________STATE: ___ ZIP: ______________ Be in the know! Have Island Times delivered to you! Send a check for $32 made payable to Shelley Ink Mail to: PO Box 844 Gulf Breeze, FL 32562-0844 Pssst . . if you want to be a wise guy about beach stu read Island Times WeddingsNOTARY to perform wedding ceremonies. 850-748-6878 East Bay Waterfront home 2,485 sq.ft. with 102 feet on the bay. $269,000. MLS listing # 402379 Call Linda Murphy, Keller Williams Realty 850-748-0865 New Construction. 3/3 Navarre. Soundfront community. $182,900. Two story. Beautiful details. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607. Pensacola Beach Condo. Gulf front. 2-bedroom/2 bath. MLS#: 421524. $235,000. Island Realty, Nan Harper. 850-293-9321. You know you want to live here. Call Brandi Whitehurst, Coldwell Banker, 850-341-9132. If its for sale, I can show it to you. BEAUTIFUL LOT Waterfront Gulf Breeze. Stunning on Santa Rosa Sound. Your own beach with 1.73 acres. Build your dream home. $300,000. Owner will divide. Dennis Remesch, Re/Max on the Coast, 850-384-7607 Villas on the Gulf Pensacola Beach. MLS#: 415543 $189,900. Very desirable 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath condominium just a few steps from the gulf. Noel Faddis, RMI, 850-932-5376 Building Real Estate Sales Team to meet demand. Top Commission and dis, RMI/Realty Marts. 850-932-5376 Items for SaleMirror place mats, $10 ea or 12 for $100. Crystal tray with 4 crystal bar glasses, $50. 4 Crystal bar decanters $15 ea or all for $50. Two nicely framed Chinese silk art. Need to see to appreciate. 850-932-4804. AMF Playmaster 8 Pool Table. 2005. Cues, cue rack, balls, etc. Slate top. All like new. $650. Pensacola Beach. 850-393-2202 Thomasville living room set. Includes couch, love seat, and chair with ottoman. Contemporary Bakersfield line in mocha micro fiber upholstery. Set retails for over $3,500, like new, asking $800. Glass contemporary living room table set. 40 inch coffee table, 20 in round end table and 48 inch behind couch table. Metal bases with rich green finish. Asking $350 Solid oak headboard for queen bed, $50 Call Jane at 850-450-2072 Give me ounder or give me deathPatrick Hammerhead
Island Times PAGE 15 June 12, 2012FOR RESULTS Island Times Info 850-324-2667Downtown Pensacola Beach Weekly ScheduleMonday: Sandshaker, 7 PM Thursday: Paddy OLearys, 7 PM Sunday: Paddy OLearys, 5 PM Texas Hold Em 4444 Fun Poker Hotline 324-2667 850-932-2323 Move In Specials Climate Controlled Self Storage Drive Up Access Boat Parking Moving & Packing Supplies 24/7 Digital Surveillance Safe, Clean & Secure Great Rates Professional Managementsmartstopselfstorage.com15 McClure Drive Gulf Breezeformerly Storage Advantage 850-473-1008 4300 Bayou Blvd DrTraceyPinkston.com Integrating traditional health management with natural and alternative approaches Dr. Tracey Pinkston Studio98HAIR DESIGNS 939-8800 Mon 9 to 5 Sat 10 to 5 offering Bare EscentualsFULL SERVICE HAIR SALONCall for easy directions from the beach studio98hairdesigns.com 1143 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 932-2565 3497 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 916-9437 www.xclean.net Welcome New Customers15 % OffJUST TO TRY US Gulf Breeze: 1143 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, 932-2565 Tiger Point: 3497 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, 916-9437 www.xclean.net WELCOME NEW CUSTOMERS Dry Clean, Laundry, Leather, Households Items Wash & Fold, Shoe Repair, Alterations FREE PICKUP & DELIVERY SERVICES 15% OFF Just To Try Us FREE Pick Up & Delivery Services Dry Clean, Laundry, Leather, Household Items Wash & Fold, Shoe Repair, Alterations Blue Sky Gift Shoppe3479 Gulf Breeze Pkwy 850-932-7100 Tiger Plaza Next to Sonic LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner V-8 Powered Steam Clean Process Dont forget Free Gift with orders over $40 Susan Haselton-Kelley Celebrating 25 years as a Mary Kay Independent Beauty ConsultantLet The Sun Shine!Enjoy the Sun Be part of the Fun! Let me deliver ourMary Kay Sunscreen directly to you! FREE Delivery Seeing Stars... your horoscope for next weekMadame AstraWooly Booger Bawl June 16, Paradise 4 pmARIES (March 21 to April 19) Recently obtained information could open a new opportunity for a career change. But temper that Arian impatience and act on it only when all the facts are made available. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You're moving into a more active cycle. So put your ideas back on the table, where they'll be given the attention they deserve. Expect a favorable change in your love life. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A friend might ask for a favor that you feel would compromise your values. Best advice: Confront him or her and explain why you must say no. A true friend will understand. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A relationship continues to develop along positive lines. Meanwhile, a brewing job situation could create complications for one of your pet projects. Look into it right away. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your interest in a co-worker's experience for you both. But before you agree to anything, be sure to get all your legal I's dotted and T's crossed. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Be careful whose counsel you take about a possible long-distance move. Some advice might not necessarily be in your best interest. Stay focused on your goals. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Someone might try to complicate efforts in an attempt to work out that confusing job situation. But don't let that keep you from sticking with your decision to push for a resolution. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A disagreement on how to handle a family problem could create more trouble for all concerned. Look for ways to cool things down before they boil over. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) An unexpected change in long-standing workplace procedure and policy could provide a new career target for the Archer to aim at. Start making inquires. CAPRICORN (December able to get back into the swing of things, as those temporary doldrums begin to lift. Expect some surprising disclosures from a new colleague. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Rely on your innate sense of justice to see you through a dilemma involving a family member. Other relatives who've stood back will soon come forward as well. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A new friend seems to be pushing you into taking risks vice: Don't do it. She or he might have a hidden agenda that hasn't surfaced yet. DJs Beach Cafe 63 Via de Luna across from Springhill Suites 850-916-0716 OPEN EVERYDAY at 8 a.m. at 8 a.m. Breakfast 8 AM TO NOONHAVE A BIG BEACH BREAKFAST! BREAKFAST! Lunch 11 AM TO 2 PM FRI -SAT 3 PM TO 9 PM 11 AM TO 2 PM FRI -SAT NOW OPENIs your dog sandy with fur full of sandspurs? You can get your pooch clean and help the Humane Society by attending the Doggie Bathe In, Saturday, June 21 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dogs can get a real make over. Services include bath and dip, nail trims, and grooming. Charges are based on size and begin at $7 for a small dogs bath. Organizers ask that you provide your own towels, so bring a dirty dog and some clean towels to dry him with. The Humane Society is located at 5 North Q Street in Pensacola. For more information call 850-432-4250.Dogs Get Clean
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Island Times PAGE 17 June 12, 2012 FLOUNDERS CHOWDER HOUSE Celebrating 30 years of Floundering neath 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 Platterloaded 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 Dance all night on Flounders beach to the most popular bands from across the south. beautiful Pensacola Beach, 850-932-2003 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 them all! We have many other seafood favorites on our menu as well as a great assortment of chicken, steaks and pasta dishes. Dont 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. MCGUIRES IRISH PUB One of Americas great steakhouses; proudly serving USDA mans bouillabaisse, Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherds Pie all inside a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon themed pub. McGuires is celebrated for its atmosphere, boasting more than 750,000 signed dollar bills hanging from the and warm and friendly service by Employees who Give a Damn! Visit our on-site brewery and the OTolf Wine Cellar featuring the Artist Series. Featured on NBCs Today Show, highly recommended by Fodors, Frommers and AAA travel guides, Florida Trend Magazine Hall of Fame Member. Open every day at 11, 850-433-6789, mcguiresirishpub.com Commercial & Residential Appraisal Consulting & Sales103 Baybridge Dr. Gulf Breeze, FL G. Daniel Green, MAI, SRAState-Cert. Gen. REA #RZ836 Real Estate Broker #BK176669 Sandcastles and such...Pensacola Beach Real Estate After Sundown... SIDELINES SPORTS BAR AND RESTAURANT big screens, 42 televisions. If it runs, jumps, races, its here. Kids menu for the JV players. Full bar. Indoor or outdoor seating. Video sports games. Centrally located on Via de off at 11 a.m. seven days a week. 934-3660. SANDSHAKER LOUNGE The World Famous Sandshakera Pensacola Beach Tradition since 1973. Home of the Original Bushwacker. Been selling this signature drink for over 30 years. First bar on the Beach to offer this tasty frozen concoction. Monday half price HoldEm at 7 p.m., $2 Tuesday Across from the Boardwalk. Open 10 am 3 am. 850-932-2211. www.sandshaker.com PARADISE BAR AND GRILL A little bit of paradise at this open air, island style bar with its own private white sand beach. Pull up a rattan stool. Cold beer. and Dinner everyday. Sandwiches. Salads. Fresh Catch Shrimp Salad. Happy Hour Monday and Wednesday. Tucked away in the parking lot of the Paradise Open 7 days. 850-916-5087. PEGLEG PETES Ahoy, Matey. Youve found a Pensacola Beach treasure. Pirates welcome. Fresh Gulf seafood served in the galley or outside on the awning covered deck. Glass front bar overlooks Dinner specials nightly. Sizeable sandwiches and burgers a t-shirt. Were here everyday at 11. 932-4139. www.peglegpetes.com BAMBOO WILLIES BEACHSIDE BAR bar serving your favorites. Specialty Fat Tuesday frozen drinks like the Octane on stage. Bikini contests. Crawday afternoons. Willies Wear Gift Shop. Waterfront on Santa cated at the Boardwalk. 850-916-9888. www.bamboowillies.com SHAGGYS WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL through the open air dining room and side bar. friendly. Arrive by boat or car, bike or on foot. Open everyday at 11 a.m. in the big red building on Pensacola Beach Boulevard. 850-934-4852. www.shaggys.biz 2012 Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSES 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides A TURN OF THE CENTURYNEW YORK IRISH SALOON PENSACOLA'S OWN SINCE 1977 A TURN OF THE CENTURY NEW YORK IRISH SALOON ONE OF AMERICAS GREAT STEAKHOUSESTM 11 Time Golden Spoon Award WinnerFlorida Trend Magazine Hall of FameBeef Backers Award Best Steaks in FloridaFlorida Monthly Magazine Best Pub in FloridaFeatured on NBCs Today Show and on The Food NetworkHighly Recommended by Fodors, Frommers, Mobil & AAA Travel Guides 2011Visit us on the web at: www.mcguiresirishpub.com E-mail: email@example.com 41524-25_DinrCoverPensacola31412.indd 1 3/19/12 11:56:27 AM Island Times May 25, 2012 PAGE 12 1591 Via de Luna Pensacola Beach, FL 32561 www.rmivacations.com Creating experiences in sales, vacation rentals and management since 1963! 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Island Times June 12, 2012 PAGE 18 Turtle TRAX By DJ Zemenick Dolphin Cruises850-492-6337Located at the Beach Marina 655 Pensacola Beach Blvd. 850-723-6142 Pensacola Beach Marina Sailing/snorkeling trips from $55! Life seems to continually remind us what a small world we live in. I recently had an opportunity to travel to Europe and enjoy an amazing cruise up the Rhine River. Just a few days into the trip I was astonished to discover there were two other sea turtle patrollers onboard the S.S. Antoinette, a husband and wife team from Galveston, Texas. Ocean cruise ships are capable of carrying thousands of people, but river cruise ships are much smaller and typically have less than two hundred aboard, including crew. What were the chances of meeting two sea turtle patrollers on a ship carrying less than two hundred passengers when I from home! It was exciting to compare experiences with my new friends, patrollers Ellen and Harry Hufft, in the days that followed. I discovered that nesting sea turtles start arriving a few weeks earlier in Galveston than they do in the Panhandle of Florida, so their patrol season begins in April. A large percentage of Galvestons nesting sea turtles are Kemps ridleys, the most critically endangered of the marine turtle species, whereas most of ours are loggerhead. The protocol followed by Texas Parks and Wildlife is also different from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. When a sea turtle nest is found on Galveston beaches, a biologist is contacted immediately and arrives to excavate the eggs. They are then quickly relocated to an incubation facility on Padre Island National Seashore outside Corpus Christi. This means the Galveston patrol group is left without nests to monitor or nestsit during hatching time. Consequently their sea turtle patrols end around the middle of July. It was sad to realize many of Galvestons volunteer patrollers have never had an opportunity to witness a boil, the natural en masse emergence of hatchlings from the nest. All the sea turtle eggs that hatch in the controlled environment at the Padre Island National Seashore incubation facility are released within the Park instead of being returned for release on Galveston beaches. Hopefully, Ellen and Harry will be able to visit Pensacola Beach this summer and have the good boil and watch the hatchlings as they march to the Gulf. turtle nest of 2012 was discovered May 20 by Rebecca Carruth, a bio-tech for the Park. The loggerhead nest was located in the Santa Rosa area of Gulf Islands National Seashore. Congratulations, Rebecca! Though our first nest this season was a couple of weeks behind last years, were starting to catch up. June and July are typically the busiest months for nesting sea turtles on Pensacola Beach and Gulf Islands National Seashore. There has been a bit of extra excitement because weve turtle nest (discovered by Melanie Waite in the Santa Rosa area May 23) and two other nests which are possibly Kemps ridleys. Patrolthis is the year well once again be rewarded with a leatherback nest. The only documented leatherback sea turtle nest in our area was twelve years ago at Ft. Pickens [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2002]. Unfortunately it was also the same year that a leatherback sea turtle was killed by a boat strike during Blue Angels Weekend on Pensacola Beach. Nevertheless, we remain hopeful that one of these ancient mariners will return again to nest on our beach someday. Now that sea turtles are coming ashore to nest, be sure to turn off or dim exterior lights on your home or condo and close your curtains to reduce light spillage onto the beach. Areas with bright lights typically have fewer nests. Remember, Sea Turtles Dig the Dark! If you have a question youd like to ask about sea turtles or how you can help make Pensacola Beach more sea-turtle friendly, you may send an e-mail to email@example.com and our team of biologists, bio-techs, and volunteers will try to answer in an upcoming column. Nest Update for Pensacola Beach & Gulf Islands National Seashore, as of June 6: Perdido Key -GINS 4 Ft. Pickens GINS 1 Pensacola Beach 0 Santa Rosa GINS 6 Total 11 Until next time, Lights Out!Catch A Wave or Save A Life, Summer Camps Range From Sunsoaked To Serious Surf Camp: Three day sessions for good swimmers who are 8-years-old or older. Charge is $150. Learn how to surf, surfing etiquette, culture, training and techniques. Camp is hosted on the Registration is required. Innerlightsurf.com or 850-934-9004 Junior Ranger Camp: Fort Pickens Camp introduces youngsters to the wonders of the seashore. Activities, games, skills. Two to three hours. Monday for ages 6 to 8 year olds. Register with Ranger Beckie at 850-9342631. Wednesday for ages 9 to 11. Register with Ranger Amanda, 850-916-3001. Additional family friendly, childrens programs available, www.nps.gov. Winshape Camp: June 18-22 at the United Methodist Church in Gulf Breeze. Sports, drama, cooking, science, photography, crafts, art and fellowship. Cost $184. Register online at www. winshapecamps.org. Any child sixth grades and would like to attend this summers camp but is in need of assistance, is encouraged to learn more about scholarship opportunities by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Junior Lifeguard Program: July 16-27. Open to 13-15 year olds. Offers an alternative summer camp that promotes physical safety, and educates on the historical, ecological, and economic Campers must pass Physical Test: 400 yard swim, 1 Mile Sand Run. $200 plus Equipment package fee. Daily Physical Conditioning, Ocean Lifeguard Training, Surf Activities, Beach Safety, Tower Shadowing, Fire Rescue Training, Emergency Medical Skills, Sabine Island Research Station visit, Fort Pickens Picnic, Lunch on the Boardwalk. Direct all questions to: Senior_Lifeguard@ Vacation Bible School: July 23-27 at Pensacola Beach Community Church, Via de Luna and Avenida 18. No charge. All elementary and younger are welcome. www.TheBeachChurch. com or 850-932-6628. Junior Sailing Camp: August 6 10 at Pensacola Beach Yacht Club and Key Sailing. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The camp is full of hands on activity on the water with monohull and multihull boats, kayaks and Hobies. Instruction in boating safety, boat handling and nautical knot tying is offered by USSA certified instructors along with a learn to sail book. Open for children ages 7-14. Must know how to swim. Classroom instruction is done at the PBYC and water instruction is done on the beautiful beach at Key Sailing. A great way to introduce children to sailing or for the intermediate sailor to gain experience. Lots of fun for all. $200 includes a Learn To Sail book of completion. Register at www. pensacolabeach-yc.org Questions to Cindy McBride, Camp Coordinator at Cindymc850@ gmail.com
Island Times PAGE 19 June 12, 2012 readin the water Bud Light King Mackerel Tourney & Shallow Water Slam: June 23-24. Weigh in at Flounders Beach. First place King Mackerel earns the angler $7500. The biggest combined weight tourney for anglers and spectators. www.pensacolakingmack.com. Saltwater Rick appointed lady angler Terri McKamey to write his column this week. One Stop Shop for the Watersports Enthusiasts PARASAILINGSMILE HIGH CLUB Feel the Thrill ~ Join the Club! You wont stop smiling even if you tryPensacola Beach at the BoardwalkSALES & RENTALS KAYAKSSINGLE/TANDEM HOBIE CATS SAIL AWAY PONTOON BOATSHOURLY/DAILY WAVERUNNERS FAST & FUN Rentals Include: All safety gear Expert instruction Ask about eco kayak tours paddle boardsNEW! Video Your Vacation. Waterproof Cam850-932-5520 www.KeySailing.com OPEN 9 to 6weather permitting MON: 10 AM -Close Half Price Drinks/Shots for BARE Customers. Poker, 7 PM. Trivia, 9pm $2 TUES: 10 AM -Close $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Karaoke 8 PM WED: Ladies Nite. 5 PM -Close $2 Wine/Beer/Well. Mike Jencks Band, 8:30 PM THURS: 7 PM -Close 1/2Price Drinks w/ Shaker Shirt. Rez plays 8:30 PM SUN : 9PM TIL KARAOKE & MUSIC W/DJ VIC Sandshaker.com 850-932-2211 Somethings always Shakin VOTED TOP TENBest Beach Bar FloridaBeachBar.com Thur, June 14 8:30 pm-12:30am Fish Sandwich Fri & Sat, June 15&16, 9 pm-1am Trunk Monkey Sun, June 17, 4-8 pm The Red Field Thur, June 21, 8:30 pm -12:30 am Ricky Phelps & Dennis Gossman Fri & Sat, June 22&23, 9 pm-1am The Mike Jencks Band Sun, June 24, 4-8 pm Rez and The Solutionsa Pensacola Beach tradition since 1973 Great EntertainmentHappy Fathers Day June 17 Visit Our Gift Shop 2012 Shaker Shirts are in! it's been a busy weekend. Now I'm sitting (somewhere) with my the sea breeze on my face. How very grateful I feel right now to live in this beautiful paradise we Pinfish just about everywhere. Quite a few have some nice size to them as well. has been outstanding recently. Bay areas plus most of our inshore waters is to watch the tides has good movement. Early morning and late afMackerel are really coming on strong now. Don't forget the King Mackerel Tourney has started at Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier. biggest King brought in before Congrats to Derrick Wall. His 57 pound Cobia brought him guys get out there on the pier and bring in those Kings. out either. Really good size Redas a matter of fact I caught more out of the slot than in. There's no better sound than the drag going informative. Try to catch it if you can. How many of you are seeing for all the lowdown on the hot catch of the day. Junior Anglers at Fishing Chix Pink Rubber Boots Tournament weigh in Saturday, June 2 at Flounders Beach are (L to R): Frances Common, McKenzie DeVine and Bella Espenschied along with emcee Bob Sharp and Fishing Chix founder Claudia Espenschied. The young anglers are tenth
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