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THE CREEKLINESM SERVING THE NORTHWEST ST. JOHNS COUNTY COMMUNITY SINCE 2001Visit our online edition at www.thecreekline.comMEMBER OF THE RT PUBLISHING GROUP OF COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS Whats InsidePage 3 Whats New Page 4 School District Journal Page 5 The Sheriff Reports Page 6 From the Commissioner Your Vote CountsPage 8 JCE CSI week Page 11 Passages program Page 12 Political Commentary Page 16 Dog Day Afternoon Page 19 BT Library angel! Page 20 Summer Camp Guide Page 21 HCE Evening of Luck Page 24 Nease NJROTC Page 26 Running of the KnightsPage 29 Movie Review Page 30 Sports in Brief Page 32 Faith News Page 45 Gardening Page 36 Fishing Report Page 37 CHS golf coach Page 38 IB Beach Clean-up Volume 12, Issue 5 May 2012The CreekLine12443 San Jose Boulevard, Ste. 403 Jacksonville,FL 32223Presorted Standard US Postage Paid Callahan, FL 32011 Permit No.4 Same Great Service From The People You Know & Trust!NEW AREA LOCATION NOW OPEN!www.pinchapenny.com Fruit Cove625 State Rd. 13904-230-9299Lic# 14567St. Johns/Cimarrone3055 County Rd. 210 W904-217-7827Pool Service & Equipment Installation & Repair Available! Call Today For An Estimate. NOW OVER 210 LOCAL & INDEPENDENT STORES STRONG Pinch A Penny, Inc. 17118 NOW OPEN Bleachers being lled while the air is lled with the smoke for the charcoal grill and coaches gather their teams together to play ball is the atmosphere that welcomes you to every youth baseball game on any given Saturday morning. Yet this experience takes on a very special meaning at the Field of Dreams. The Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park is not quite the mystical ball eld of the movie. Yet it is a special place unto itself. It is a specially designed Habitat for Humanity of St. Johns County is excited to celebrate a major milestone when it completes construction on its 100th home in May 2012. Kemyatta Charles and her one year old son, Marvis, will be the recipients of this home. Charles is a life-long resident of St. Johns County and has worked for the St. Johns County School District for 13 years. She looks forward to beginning this exciting new phase of her life at the home dedication on May 19. Carrabbas will donate food for the celebration. Im overjoyed to nally have a safe home of my own where I can raise my son, said Wards Creek Elementary sent an Odyssey of the Mind team, Odyssey Angels, to the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament in Orlando on April 14, 2012. Competing against 24 other teams in their division, the Odyssey Angels came in seventh place. Wards Creek Elementary sponsored ve teams involving 35 fourth and fth graders competing at the regional level with one team progressing to the state level. Odyssey of the Mind is an Mystical experience at Field of Dreams baseball eldBy Karl Kennell turf baseball eld which allows mentally or physically disabled children in St. Johns County to play baseballan opportunity to play on a team, wear a uniform and most importantly hear the cheers of the crowd. And what child does not want the opportunity to play Americas favorite sport? The kids who get to play are not only the ones enjoying the experience. Each player is teamed up with a buddy. Buddies are teen volunteers from Bartram Trail High School, Creekside High School, Bishop Kenney High School, Creeks Athletic Association and the Boy Scouts. For the special season-closing game, one youth team even donated batters elements that they had received during a recent tournament. The closing day games started with the players and their buddies lining up along the rst and third base lines before the signing of the national anthem as 4th Degree Knights of Columbus presented the colors in full regalia. Just prior to the players and buddies taking the eld, a local xture among area youth sports fans was introduced by the announcer, O ciating todays game, out of the SE Aging Umpires Association is George Vancore, which drew a resounding laugh from the spectators. Each player gets a chance at bat. Pitches are tossed across home plate to the player. If the player has di culty hitting their buddy helps them take a swing. The deck is stacked though. When a strike is called it goes like this, Strike one on the buddy. No one is called WCE Odyssey of the Mind team goes to stateBy Contributing Writer Cheryl Kerekes, Wards Creek Elementaryextracurricular, international educational program that provides problem-solving opportunities for students kindergarten through college emphasizing team work. Team members apply creativity, with out of the box thinking, to create unique solutions working as a team. After solving the problem given, the team creates an eight-minute skit with characters, props and scenery, while answering all of the challenges presentedall Habitat For Humanity hits 100 homes in St. Johns CountyCharles. Thank you Habitat and Citi for making this dream come true! Citi is the proud sponsor of the home, which began construction in early January. Citi and the Citi Foundation have built ve homes in St. Johns County and given Habitat for Humanity International more than $22 million since 2000. Citi and the Citi Foundation have donated additional funds to support Habitat a liates in communities around the world. The St. Johns County Habitat a liate began in 1993. Initially, the organization was all volunteer run, building one house a year for the rst seven years. In 2002, they hired their rst paid sta person and have now grown to having eight paid sta members and building 10 homes a year. Additionally, the organization recently implemented an exterior home renovation program in order to assist Increase your $ales this Summer Call today and ask about our Advertising $pecials 904-886-4919 Odyssey of the Mind cont. on pg. 25 Habitat cont. on pg. 6 Field of Dreams cont. on pg. 10

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 3 Whats NewCommunity HappeningsDo you have community or club news you would like included in The CreeekLine? Then contact Martie Thompson at: editor@rtpublishinginc.com or 886-4919. At RT Publishing we welcome Letters to the Editor. We request they be no more than 250 words. All letters must include writers name, address, and telephone number. Only the name will be published. E-mail to editor@ rtpublishinginc.com. Anonymously sent letters will not be published.Letters to the Editor policy The CreekLine Community Newspaper is a free monthly publication distributed via bulk mail to homes and businesses in NW St. Johns County. Submission of articles and photographs are received by mail or email, although email to editor@rtpublishinginc.com is preferred. The writers opinions do not necessarily reect the opinion of RT Publishing, Inc. Advertising Rates are available by request. RT Publishing, Inc. is not responsible for advertisement content or accuracy of information provided by its advertisers. Nor does RT Publishing, Inc. endorse any of the products or services included in this publication. RT Publishing, Inc. reserves the right to refuse advertisement or copy from any advertiser. All rights are reserved and no portion of this publication may be copied without the express written consent of the publisher. 2012. RT Publishing, Inc. The CreekLine The Ocean Breeze Mandarin NewsLine Players JournalPublisher Rebecca Taus publisher@rtpublishinginc.comEditor Martie Thompson editor@rtpublishinginc.comAdvertising Sales, Linda Gay lg@rtpublishinginc.comGraphic Design, Linda Gomolkagraphics@rtpublishinginc.com RT Publishing, Inc. 12443 San Jose Boulevard Suite 403 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Ph: 904-886-4919 Memorial Day May 28th w w i t t h h famil y an d d friends and g reat t t a a s s tin g food from Whol e F oods M M ar k et. W e feature seafood W W p p o o u u ltr y and meats raised withou t y y a a n t t i i b b iotics an d growt h h ormones.* F ed d er er al al F F re r g ulati on n s s p rohibit th e us e o f ho ho rmones in r aisin g pork and poultr y r r y y I 9 5 I 2 9 5 S a n J o s e B l v d 10601 SAN JOSE BL $10 OFFAny $50 Purchase! VALID AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET JACKSONVILLE ONLY. NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFER OR TM DISCOUNT CARD. NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR GIFT CARDS. LIMIT ONE COUPON PER CUSTOMER. NO COPIES, DUPLICATIONS OR FACSIMILES WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLU 30675 VALID THROUGH 5/31/12 simply SUMMERgatherings SALE20% o case wine May 25May 28mix & match OK The First Coast Koi Club is having its annual Pond Tour on Saturday, May 19. This self guided tour features over a dozen varieties of koi ponds and water gardens ranging from traditional Japanese water gardens to the extreme eclectic. Each pond represents the owners taste and personalities. Please come and experience all koi keeping and water gardening has to o er. For more information, please contact the FCKC president Libby Mattingly at 733-6831. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 are free. Check the website for more details: www. rstcoastkoiclub. com. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, June 16 to participate in a Texas Hold em fundraiser tournament at the Poker Room at St. Johns Greyhound Park to bene t the American Cancer Societys Bartram Trail Relay for Life. Check-in and hors doeuvres will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a Texas Hold em lesson at 6:30 p.m. and the start of the tournament at 7:00 p.m. The cost will be $50 for a player ticket, which will include 2500 chips, donation to Relay for Life and food. The cost of the bystander ticket will be $20 and will include donation to Relay for Life and food. There will be re-buys of $20 up to the fourth round of blinds. There will only be 80 player seats available. You must be at least 18 years old to play. For additional information or to sign up, please contact Becky Kimball at 254-7325. United We Guide is a free transportation and information guide for seniors who are interested in the variety of transportation options o ered throughout St. Johns County. Contact the mobility manager at the Council on Aging at 3156505 or email Katie Arnold at karnold@stjohnscoa.com. Cant nd the time to garden? Does your landscaping leave a lot to be desired? Are you just one of those stick it in the ground and leave it gardeners? Eureka! Discover the time and water saving bene ts of native plants. Florida natives are a cost-e ective alternative to other plants. Using native plants in your landscape becomes even more valuable as fresh water continues to be one of our most precious natural resources! Come learn from Gail Compton, nature columnist; Beverly Fleming, Master Gardener and Renee Stambaugh, native plant consultant on May 17 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Agricultural Building Auditorium, located at 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Its free, open to the public and hosted by the St. Johns County Extension Service. For more information, please contact 209-0430 or visit www.nativeplantconsulting.com. A 5K Run for Wishes and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held on June 9, 2012 with an 8:30 a.m. start time at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. Enjoy a 3.1 mile run through Westminster Woods beautiful campus along Julington Creek. Please join us in supporting a very worthy cause The Make-AWish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida. For additional information, please call 2301079 or visit www.jax365.com/ wish5k. Walkers welcome! The AARP Driver Safety Program for drivers 50 and older will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, located at 3625 University Boulevard South. The fee for AARP members is $12; non-members fee is $14 and you must attend both days for certi cation to qualify for auto insurance discount. To register, please call 391-1320. The St. Johns Federated Republican Women invite you to join them on the third Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Davidson Realty building located at 100 E. Town Place in World Golf Village. This month our speakers will be Rep. Ronald Doc Renuart, candidate for State House of Representatives, District 17 and Rep. Fred Costello, candidate for United States Congress, Congressional District 6. We value information on GOP candidates and issues so that we are informed voters and citizens. Both men and women are welcome. For more information please contact Debbie Newton at 910-0290. Bring your gardening questions to the plant clinic at the Bartram Trail Library on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. St. Johns County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your plant and lawn questions. We will also accept small soil samples from your vegetable, lawn or shrub areas for free pH testing. The Bartram Trail Library is located at 60 Davis Whats New cont. on pg. 10 Copies of this Online Coupon are not accepted.

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Page 4, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com School District Journal By Contributing Writer Beverly Slough, Chairman, St. Johns County School Board The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Over 15 Years Legal Experience904-665-0005www.preddylaw.com Offering investment advisory services as a representative of 0156581-00002-00 Prudential Financial Planning Services, a division of Pruco Securities, LLC. Buy A Business John SerbCertied Business Intermediary www.FirstCoastBizBuySell.com Call 904-613-2658 for a Condential No-Cost Valuation & Consultation FCAT season is behind us for another year. Students faced a new version of the test that required much more analysis and critical thinking rather than simple multiple choice factual questions. Since this was the rst year that the test was given online, we did experience some minor problems with sign-on the rst day of testing. The dif- culty lay with the Pearson (the company administering the test) servers. However, the problem was minor and testing proceeded without major di culty. Because the test is more di cult, the format changed drastically and the increase in the cut scores for pro ciency, we may experience a drop in school grades in some areas. However, we do not expect to have a major impact in St. Johns County. End of course exams are also now complete. For the rst time this year, students must pass the Algebra I end of course (EOC) exam in order to graduate. Passage of geometry and biology EOCs will be required for graduation in the next two years. The tests were administered in late April and early May. Since they were delivered online, it had been our hope that the state would delay them until the end of the year so that students would have more time to receive instruction. However, this was not the case. We anticipate that our students will do well on the test. If a student does not pass the algebra test, s/ he will be o ered the opportunity to attend math camp this summer and retake the test at the end. Remediation will also be o ered next school year for those students who were not successful in passing the test. As is usual in the spring, we will have several principal openings due to retirements and reassignments. New principals will be appointed at Gamble Rogers Middle School, Mill Creek Elementary and Osceola Elementary. All three of these principals are retiring. I personally want to thank Beverly Gordon at Gamble Rogers, Mary Ford at Mill Creek, and Nancy Little at Osceola for their years of service to our district. Each has had a profound e ect in the lives of our children. Randy Kelley at Liberty Pines Academy is being transferred to the district o ce to assist in the assessment and evaluation of school administrators, as required by new legislation. George Leidigh at Webster is also moving into a new role. It is anticipated that new principals for each of the schools will be named by the end of May. Input from parents and teachers will be gathered prior to the appointment of the new principals. Graduation is rapidly approaching for 2012. The schedule is as follows: Nease High School, UNF Arena and St. Augustine High, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, both on June 1, at 7:00 p.m.; Ponte Vedra High and Pedro Menendez High will both graduate their students at 10:00 a.m. on June 2, with PVHS at UNF Arena and PMHS at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre; Bartram Trail High School will graduate students at 1:00 p.m. at UNF Arena and Creekside High will hold its ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at UNF Arena. St. Augustine Technical High School students will graduate on June 7 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Augustine High School. I know you will join me in congratulating all our seniors. As always, thank you for your commitment to public education. If I may serve you in any way, please contact me at sloughb@stjohns.k12. .us. Advertise inThe CreekLineIts good for business!287-4913LG@rtpublishinginc.com

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 5 Q: Can you suggest a tried and true paint color combination for the exterior of our home?A: Most homes look good with a neutral body color because of all of the landscaping and foliage surrounding a house. Fresh white trim and a classic black front door will give you universal curb appeal.y Dr. Levine is dedicated to your familys health through every stage of life. He has served Julington Creek for more than 12 years and is ready to provide you with a medical home. Services include: Sports/school physicals Immunizations Well visits for adults and children GYN care Coordination of care for chronic conditions (diabetes, hypertension, etc.) On-site lab for all blood drawsFinding the right family doctor just got easier.Same-day acute appointments 287.2794Baptist Primary Care Julington Creek1400 Bishop Estates Road, St. Johns, FL 32259 Donald J. Levine, MD Board-Certified, Family Practice, along with Carol A. Noell, PA-C 13www.baptistprimarycare.net/levine-md Free agent with every policy. Ill make sure your auto coverage is the best t, then show you all the State Farm discounts you could be getting. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there. CALL ME TODAY.FreeDiscount Double Check too.1003065State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, Bloomington, IL Jim Register Jr, Agent 12058 San Jose Blvd, Suite 302 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Bus: 904-268-5522 www.jimregister.com The Sheriff Reports By Contributing Writer David B. Shoar, St. Johns County SheriffVehicle safety issuesI wanted to take a moment and touch on a bit of Florida history that some readers may remember. Back in the 1960s and 0s, motorists in Florida were required to have their vehicles inspected annually. For a large state that began to grow, it proved to be time consuming and Florida motorists found themselves waiting in long lines to get their car or truck inspected. Many times a minor problem sent the motorist to a garage to have a problem corrected, only to repeat the inspection process. In 1981, Floridas governor and state legislature ended the yearly vehicle safety checks. The responsibility to ensure vehicle safety issues were placed in the hands of law enforcement of- cers. Some 25 years later, law enforcement o cers continue making tra c stops for such things as burned out lights, a cracked windshield or worn tires. Many times these conditions are met with a warning notice and the operator is requested to x the problem. This is the most common type of vehicle safety issue we deal with, but I would like to share a few more that have emerged in recent years that create di erent concerns for the safety of others and the performance of law enforcement. Vehicle customization has been a great hobby for many car and truck enthusiasts over the years. I myself enjoy an occasional custom car show which details the creative fabrication and paint schemes that goes into the overall design of the vehicle. However, some of the customization e orts we see on the roadways are not approved for street driving and may cause issues on various levels. One issue that we are seeing is the covering of license tags with dark plastic covers. Many times this is done because the operator simply likes the way it looks. However, some are making the tags unreadable in an attempt to avoid identi cation during criminal activity. Law enforcement depends on eyewitness accounts of events reported to us, especially in critical events involving vehicles. If the only description that can be given is that of a white vehicle, for example, the search becomes problematic. Florida law states that all plates must be free of grease, mud, mutilation and defacement. Also, the tag and must be plainly visible and legible from 100 feet. Nothing shall be placed on the face of the plate except the annual renewal sticker and plate holders should in no way obscure any of the numbers or letters. In the past several years, simple window tinting that was approved to help beat Floridas heat during the summer months has taken on a new depth. Some windows we are now encountering not only have a layer of illegal tint on certain windows, they have multiple layers on one piece of glass. When stopped, some drivers have admitted to deputies they have problems seeing out of their vehicles during daylight hours, let alone on a dark rainy night. Some have stated they dont drive this vehicle at night because you cant see out. In one shooting investigation, the driver had spray painted windows to keep anyone from seeing inside. Moreover, a trend of tinting the entire front windshield is also becoming quite popular, although this is not permitted. You may recall the recent death of a Brevard County deputy, who was shot and killed during a tra c stop. During the subsequent arrest of the suspects, o cers commented on their radio system that they were looking through the front windshield of the suspects vehicle to see if he was attempting to surrender. The deputies simply could not see through any other window due to the tint. Further, this is generally not the approach law enforcement o cers wish to approach suspects, but it did reveal that the suspect had his hands pressed against the (non-tinted) windshield. Lastly, lighting on vehicles is becoming a more complex issue with some operators changing the color of headlights to red, blue, green or purple, among other colors. Likewise, taillights and tag lights are also being customized to match vehicle colors or to coordinate with a theme. Some front and rear lights are also being tinted or spray painted black, reducing the visibility necessary to light the roadway ahead or indicating to others you are turning or stopping. Under Florida law, front lights must be white or amber (fog lights) with headlights always being white. Some of the newer factory installed lights do have a bluish appearance due to their intensity and they too are legal; while other high intensity lights are not legal or the glass bulb has simply been colored. Lights on the back of the vehicle can only be red for the tail/brake lights and/or amber for turn signals. Taillights should emit a red light plainly visible to 1000 feet. The license plate light must be white as well and be clearly visible to 50 feet. Any decorative lighting beneath the vehicle or any other custom lighting must not be red or blue as these colors are reserved for emergency public safety vehicles. In these economic times, our deputies are making tough discretionary decisions regarding the issuance of citations, balanced against the violation that caused the stop. If any of these or other conditions exist on any of your vehicles used on public roadways, please research the issue and make any corrections necessary. As always, I welcome your comments and appreciate suggestions for future columns. Please feel free to contact me for county law enforcement issue; I can be contacted at dshoar@sjso.org. Friends of the LibraryBOOK SALESat. May 12 9:30 AM Noon Bartram Trail Branch LibraryThe CreekLineeditor@thecreekline.com 886-4919

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Mention this ad and receive 15% OFF your next skincare product purchase on the day of your consultation. DISCOUNT CODE: NE This oer cannot be combined with any otherdiscount or coupon. Non transferable. No cash value. Make up and prescription purchases are non refundable. Limit one per person. Expires June 1, 2012. Like us on Facebook! (904) 273.6200 www.pvps.com SIX LOCATIONS : Ponte Vedra Beach | Southside | Amelia Island | Riverside | Mandarin | St. Augustine OFFICE CONDO FOR SALE Asking $162,500 Email: Johncrowell@allstate.com Stronger...Faster...Better RACE TRACK RDFLORA BRANCH BLVD. SR 13PUBLIX Fred Baldwin, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, PES and Tobi Baldwin, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPTSports Medicine providers for Creeks Athletic Association Soccer. Our American form of democracy begins with you. Ours is a system of checks and balances between the governed and those who govern. Our forefathers spelled it out in the Constitution of the United States. The Bill of Rights guarantees to each individual citizen freedom of religion, speech and press. The citizen has the right to bear arms and to a trial by jury. Citizens cannot be forced to testify against themselves, nor may their homes or personal possessions be taken without due process of law. They are protected against cruel and unusual punishment. Most important, powers not delegated to the federal government or prohibited by it in the state, are reserved to the states respectively or to the people. It was in the summer of 1787 that our American Constitution was written. Through four long months of debate, George Washington, James Madison, Ben Franklin and Your Vote Counts!By Contributing Writer Vicky Oakes, Supervisor of Elections, St. Johns CountyFrom the Commissioners DeskBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Stevenson, County Commissioner, District 1 It has been so good to talk with many of you at the libraries, parks and ball elds. This community is full of people who give generously of their time and resources. Many of us came here for the great schools and have found a wonderful community to call home. There is much interest in our local economy. Northern St. Johns County has a need for more convenient goods and services to serve our growing community, but with the economic downturn, especially in new construction, we need more than that. We need job growth in new industries to add to our thriving tourism and re-emerging agriculture sectors. As your elected representatives, St. Johns County Commissioners have joined with local, regional and state partners to make sure the word is out, that St. Johns County is business ready. For several years we have worked to remove obstacles and prepare for growth in our business and commercial sectors. Those e orts are beginning to pay real dividends, even in these challenging economic times. I wanted to share a little about the successes we are having in this area and point you to some key contact information. Jobs and economic development: In this scal year, we have had eight new economic development projects. They represent 636 jobs, 379,750 square feet of new commercial space and over $41 million in new investments in St. Johns County. Included in this number is St. Johns County, Memorial St. Johns County balancing our tax base and our local economyEmergency Center at Julington Creek currently under construction on Race Track Road. Other new businesses in various stages of opening in our area include Sherwin Williams, Dunkin Donuts, VyStar Credit Union on County Road 210 and more. We are especially pleased to be adding over 120 new manufacturing jobs to St. Johns Countys private sector with 2G Cenergy at State Road 16 and Interstate 95. At our last meeting, a preliminary incentive was approved for a high tech headquarters that we hope will choose to locate in St. Johns County. The Lowes on US Highway 1 at State Road 312 continues to progress with plans and zoning approved at the last County Commission meeting and the Publix at Vilano is now open. Carlisle Interconnect Technologies expanded their plant and are adding 90 new positions. We had another good report of reduced unemployment and are below the national, state and regional unemployment rates, but we all know we have a long way to go to heal this broken economy. For more information about economic development e orts in St. Johns County and our region, please visit www.sjc- .us; under Departments choose Economic Development. I was at a state Chamber meeting recently and the speaker noted that the state of innovation had eliminated more United States jobs than China. This is food for thought. We are in a new economy. The keys to the new economy are innovation, education and hard work. St. Johns County is well positioned to compete for those jobs. We have a great deal to o er business: the number one school system in the state, excellent quality of life, lowest tax rates in the region and a highly educated and motivated work force. Thank you for the opportunity to serve our community. Please let me know if I might be of assistance. You can contact me at bccd1@sjc .us.others formulated the basic laws of our land. Each of them, as private citizens and delegates of the states, donated a part of their personal lives to go to Philadelphia for the solemn business of founding a nation. It was they who gave us the principles that have guided us thorough over 200 years of war and peace. On Election Day, every American citizen is asked to give a few minutes out of their day for the purpose of voting to maintain our freedoms. It is at the ballot box that we exercise our most cherished heritage, our proudest legacy, the right to vote. As citizens of a free country, we have both the privilege and responsibility to make choices that determine how and by whom we will be governed. It is the right to vote a secret ballot that makes a democracy strong. Your vote elects the leaders of our country, state and local government. Know the candidates. Know the issues and VOTE!Habitat cont. from pg. 1another ve to 10 families in need each year. Thousands of volunteers help the organization annually building new homes, renovating existing homes, assisting in the administrative o ce and serving on the board of directors, the family selection and support committees and the mortgage and development committees. Habitat for Humanity International also marked a major achievement on October 3, 2011, World Habitat Day, when it dedicated its 500,000th house in Maai Mahiu, Kenya. To celebrate this milestone, hundreds of volunteers and homeowners joined Habitat for Humanity Kenya in its e ort to complete this project. It is a testament to the power of what God can do when people come together to build homes, communities and hope, said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. I am so grateful to all of the volunteers, donors and advocates who share our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. These milestone homes represent the steady increase in Habitat for Humanitys scale and scope to help more families in need of decent, a ordable housing. In 2005, Habitat celebrated its 200,000th house globally. Six years later, the organization celebrated serving more than 500,000 families around the world through new, rehabilitated, repaired and improved homes, 100 of which are located right here in St. Johns County.

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 7 Dr. Mabus ofce is conveniently located in the Johns Creek Shopping Center. She is a graduate of the St. Vincents Family Medicine residency program and is looking forward to caring for her new Fruit Cove neighbors. Her ofce offers medical care for: Procedures and screenings: To schedule an appointment call: (904) 450-8120Same day appointments available. Dr. Mabus ofce is located at: St. Vincents Primary Care Johns Creek Shopping Center 2851 CR 210 W., Ste. 122 St. Johns, FL 32259St. Vincents Primary Care would like to welcome Allison Mabus, MD, to our St. Vincents HealthCare family. Has moved to Panache 2758 Race Track Road209.1320Carl Slack C lSlk L ife is full of choices, choose to have the best color.Proudly oering you Aveda and Goldwell A new work by guest composer-conductor Bob Moore will be a featured piece on the St. Augustine Community Orchestras concert programs on May 18 and May 20. It is titled Aurelia and was written especially for the orchestra in honor of its 50th anniversary being celebrated this year. Conductor William McNeiland invited Moore to conduct his new work in these special anniversary concert performances. Moore chose the title Aurelia for his composition since that is the Latin word for golden and it seemed appropriate for a celebration of the orchestras 50th anniversary. The music of Aurelia is both lively and optimistic. It is intended to re ect the orchestras pride in having reached this important milestone and in having provided enjoyable musical programs for St. Augustine area audiences every year since 1961. Moore has published 200 choral and instrumental works. Many are recorded on 6 CDs now available; and they are also published in various church denominations hymnals. For 20 years he served as Director of Liturgical Music at San Jose Catholic Church in Jacksonville. From 2005 to 2008 he was Director of Music Ministry at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine where he co-founded the St. Augustine Music Festival with Jorge Pea. Currently Moore is Music Director for St. Patricks Episcopal Church. An accomplished pianist, Moore also performs jazz and experimental music with percussionist Tony Steve. Together, they are noted for their live silent lm performances, providing creative music to accompany selected silent lms. Additionally, the orchestra will play a newly orchestrated piece by Dorothy Gaynor Blake titled Irish Dance, orchestrated by John Dupuis of Sanford. Blake was a composer, music educator and pianist whose career spanned 60 years. She was recently honored by being inducted into Missouris Outstanding Women of Missouri, a featured display at the Missouri State Capitol sponsored by the State of Missouri where she lived from 1893 to 1967. The new St. Augustine Youth Orchestra will make its debut performance at this 50th anniversary concert. The Youth Orchestra is made up of elementary school youngsters from Murray and Webster Middle Schools and private pupils of Sherry Nelson, Dorothy Barrett, Victoria Scarlett and Rocco diGeorgio Other works on the program Commissioned music will honor St. Augustine OrchestraBy Contributing Writer Barbara Minckley, The St. Augustine Community Orchestraare selections from Ludwig van Beethovens 5th symphony; the Berceuse and Finale from Igor Stravinskys Firebird Ballet Suite; and the Bacchanale from Camille Saint-Saens ballet Samson and Delilah. The Friday, May 18 concert is at 8:00 p.m. at the Lightner Museum Antique Courtyard, located at 25 Granada Street in St. Augustine. The Sunday, May 20 encore concert is at 3:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church, located at 76 South Roscoe Boulevard in Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission to either concert is $10 per adult at the door. There is no reserved seating. Children 12 years old and younger are admitted free. In addition to ticket sales, the concerts are supported by the Lightner Museum, the Tourist Development Council, local advertisers and individual donations. To learn more, please visit The St. Augustine Orchestras website at staugustineorchestra. org. On March 15, 2012 Alyssa Billings, a sixth grader at Fruit Cove Middle School, competed in the North American Country Music Association International (NACMAI) competition in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She won the titles of 2012 Most Promising New Country Entertainer of the Year and 2012 New Horizon New Country Vocalist of the Year in her age group. She holds the titles of 2011 New Country Entertainer of the Year and 2011 Most Promising New Country Vocalist of the Year for the state of Florida. Her video performances may be seen on YouTube and Reverbnation. She plans on visiting Nashville this summer to perform on the television show Nashville Spotlight. WWW.Thecreekline.com

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Page 8, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Call us today to learn about the latest no-downtime cosmetic dermatologic procedures and products our practice has to offer.Aging gracefully has now arrived. Mark S. Cheiken, DO Board Certied Dermatologist Tiffany McMurray, ARNP-BC VARSITY INSURANCE, INC. 268-6365 Call us We Love Competition.Since 1990 Join Us for Vacation Destination Nightat the Julington Creek Plantation Clubhouseon Friday, May 18th 6 pm 9 pmThe Travel Authority American Express Vacations and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines will be on hand to answer questions Raes for vacation discounts! American Express Vacations tours operated by Travel Impressions, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. Details are accurate at time of printing and are subject to changes, exceptions, cancellation charges and restrictions. Not responsible for errors or omissions in the printing of this ad. Valid for new bookings only. The Travel Authority acts solely as the sales agent for travel suppliers and is not liable for the actions or inactions of such suppliers. CST # 2029006-20, IOWA#758. NEVADA# 2004-0029. Washington UBI# 602 425 904-260-7827Fla Seller of Travel Re. No. ST25292 Water conservation is a critical strategy in meeting the current and future water supply needs of Florida and it is particularly important when our water levels are low due to the dry conditions. To assist the public conserve water often at little or no cost the district compiled a list of water conservation measures that will reduce water use. Check your irrigation controller. Make sure it is programmed to run no more than two days a week during Daylight Saving Time and that the run time per zone is appropriate. Turn o the controller if we have had or are expecting rain and ensure your rain sensor is working properly. Conduct an irrigation sprinkler-head check, adjusting sprinkler heads so they are watering only your landscape. Look for leaking or broken sprinkler heads. Inspect your landscape shrub The Julington Creek Elementary School fourth grade classes of Tracey Lyons and Danielle Trubey enjoyed a mini CSI week from April 16 through 20. Presentations by Deputy Douglas Kowieski and his partner, Liberty and Deputy Greg Suchy covered topics including crime scene and accident investigation and drug prevention. Students observed Liberty at work searching on command and learned how K-9 of cers bene t their partners in law enforcement, as well as promote public safety. With Deputy Suchy, students learned about ngerprinting, DNA evidence, plaster casting of shoe and tire treads, accident and crime scene investigation and reconstruction. Each student analyzed their thumbprint to see patterns in ngerprints and took home a kit for child identi cation. We are grateful to the St. Johns County Sheriffs of ce for working with our students. Big water savings available at little or no costBy Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management Districtareas for sprinkler heads that could be capped. Once established, site-appropriate shrubs do not need frequent watering. Check all water xtures inside and outside your house for leaks and change washers that leak. Select ow restrictors for existing faucets, even in the kitchen. Lavatory faucets can be as low as 1 gallon per minute. If you have a toilet that uses more than 1.6 gallons of water per ush (GPF) (many ush three and a half or even ve gallons), then a high e ciency toilet is a great investment. New on the market are rotary nozzles for your irrigation system that can use up to 50 percent less water and are pressure regulated. Use a pool cover. Evaporation rates can be as much as 7,500 gallons per year. For more water conservation tips, visit oridaswater.com/waterconservation.

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 9 Dr. Gus J. Gari D.D.S. To Schedule an appointment call287-0033 Getting a Beautiful SmileA beautiful smile has a great aect on you and those around you. If you dont love your smile you may be able to do something about it. Theres no reason to live with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are discolored, worn, chipped, badly shaped or crooked. A veneer placed on top of your teeth can correct natures mistake or the results of an injury and help you have a beautiful smile. Veneers are thin, custommade shells of porcelain materials designed to cover the front side of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size, or length. This is a short process that only take a couple of visits and a few weeks to complete. Your dentist will work with you to achieve the beautiful smile you have always wanted. Before & After front 4 veneers www.maymgt.com MAY Management Services, Inc.Licensed Property ManagementMAY Realty & Resort RentalsLicensed Real Estate Brokerage Our job is to help Boards of Directors successfully manage their Associations The Neighborhoods of World Golf Village Tim HutchisonRegional ManagerJulington Creek Plantation 1637 Racetrack Road #206 St. Johns, Florida 32259904-880-8796New Ofce!Pam Drury Licensed Property ManagerDottie KrinerLicensed Property ManagerRich Curran-Kelley, CAMRegional ManagerDiane HartmanLicensed Property ManagerKathy MayeldLicensed Property ManagerDeborah AlleyLicensed Property ManagerLaura QualantoneLicensed Property Manager904-940-1002 Robert Kelsey, M.D.Board Certied Cardiology and Internal Medicine Robert Kelsey, M.D.Now Accepting New Patients 904-827-0078April started with a bang with the presentation of a gift from the William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council to the St. Augustine Historical Society, Library and Museum. In a formal but brief ceremony on April 4, we presented to the Historical Library a complete set of 59 oral histories from long term residents of St. Johns County. These oral histories give us a look into the lives of people living in St. Johns County when paved roads were rare and the modern conveniences we now enjoy did not exist. Thirty-four histories re ect life along the William Bartram Scenic Highway (State Road 13) and the St. Johns River and 25 tell the story of life along the A1A Historic Coastal Highway. The oral histories give a rsthand account of the everyday lives of people telling their own stories, in their own words about the customs, traditions and relationships with family, friends and neighbors in the early 1900s. Growing up in the early days of St. Johns County wasnt easy and now we can all enjoy reading about the challenges, con icts and changing lifestyles in the life stories of our early pioneers. The Bartram Trail Branch Library has a complete set of the 34 histories of life along Stocks and other equity securities are an important part of your investment mix, but you may also want to consider some xed income investments like municipal bonds whose income is generally free from federal taxes and state taxes for residents of the issuing state; however, capital gains, if any, will be subject to taxes. Income for some investors may be subject to the federal Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT).Municipal bonds are issued by entities that use the funds raised from the sale of bonds to nance new streets, water and sewage systems, hospitals, parks and many other improvement projects. In return for the use of your money, the issuer promises to pay you not only the principal amount back when the bond matures, but also a set interest rate or coupon, during the term of the bond. It is important to note that municipal bonds typically have very low default rates. According to the Bond Market Association, less than 1 percent of municipal bond issues sold since 1940 have gone into either technical or actual default. However, past performance does not guarantee future results. Municipal bonds are also usually issued with a credit enhancement, such as bond insurance or a bank letter of credit, which helps provide a stronger assurance of timely payments. Some important points to remember: Yields and market values will uctuate if the bonds are sold before maturity. Bonds are subject to market William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway updateBy Contributing Writer Al Abbatiello, alabbat@bellsouth.netState Road 13 in their reference area. A similar set of hardbound books describing life along A1A resides at the Southeast Branch Library. These beautiful hardbound books are available to every county resident for study, research and just plain reading enjoyment. Historians have captured much of the history of St. Augustine, its founding and history over the past 450 years, including a history of St. Johns County from the time it was established in 1812. However, we didnt know much about the everyday lives of St. Johns County residents and their families in more modern times since 1912. Our gift to the county changes this forever. Other exciting news concerns our recently completed PEER Advisor workshop. This three-day workshop gave our management council tremendous insight into the various skills needed to make the vision and mission of our Scenic Highway Master Plan reality. This was a great learning opportunity that everyone enjoyed. A highlight of the three day workshop was a wonderful cracker dinner at the Bailey Ranch along Bishop Estates Road Sarah Bailey cooked a great meal that was enjoyed by everyone. Another notable event was a tree planting at Alpine Groves Park where our Tree Committee planted a variety of owering trees near the entrance of the park. These trees were purchased using a small amount of the money gift from an earlier ra e by the Switzerland Garden Club. More trees will be planted along the Scenic Highway where and when they can be planted to help keep our scenic highway beautiful. Thanks again to the Switzerland Garden Club. The St. Johns County School Board has invited representatives of the Bartram Scenic Highway to their May 22, 2012 workshop permitting us to make a presentation describing our desire to begin an educational series of presentations to students and teachers at St. Johns County Schools. Our objective is to bring greater awareness of the intrinsic resources and history of NW St. Johns County to our students and hopefully their parents. Our next meeting is on May 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the County Annex at 725 Flora Branch Boulevard. See you then.Municipal bonds may be good for your portfolioContributed by Christopher Thompson, CRPC, CFP, Vice President-Investment Of cer, Wells Fargo Advisors risk and, if sold prior to maturity, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Investors should keep in mind that as interest rates rise, existing bond prices of already outstanding xed income securities tend to fall. Long-term bonds are generally more exposed to interest rate risk than short-term bonds. It is also important to realize that you can nd a lot of diversi cation just among municipal bonds themselves. This is because they are a major means of nancing growth and expansion in a wide variety of communities and are issued in all parts of the United States. This provides you with a large selection of bonds from which to choose. In addition to geographic diversity, you will nd an array of maturities, prices, coupon rates and other features that may be a good t for your future needs.Working with your Financial Advisor, you can determine whether municipal bonds make sense for you when considering your tax situation, objectives and tolerance for risk. Your Financial Advisor can help you choose bonds that are not only a good t, but may also give you the opportunity to support projects within your community. Wells Fargo Advisors is not a legal or tax advisor. This article was written by Wells Fargo Advisors and provided courtesy of Chris Thompson, Vice President Investment Of cer in Ponte Vedra. Investments in securities and insurance products are: not FDICinsured/not bank-guaranteed/ may lose value. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Member SIPC, is a registered broker-dealer and a separate non-bank af liate of Wells Fargo and Company.

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Page 10, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com ACCREDITEDACCREDITATION ASSOCIATION for AMBULATORYHEALTH CARE EYE CENTEROF ST. AUGUSTINE & WORLD GOLF VILLAGETHE EYE SURGERY CENTER OF ST. AUGUSTINE AAAHC 940-9200 T T Nowis the timeto make your move. Conventional and Jumbo Loans USDA Rural Developement Construction to Perm FHA and VA Loans Condo Loans Fixed or Adjustable Rates First Federal offers: All loans subject to credit underwriting and approval. Please contact a mortgage originator for more details on available loan programs. Contact Scott Neeley Tina P. Fernandez, CPA, PLwww.tpfcpa.com 904-287-2195 Over 30 Years ExperienceHave Condence in Your Tax Preparation & Planning. Allow Me to Assist You. Visit www.tpfcpa.com for informative news and Tax Savings Tips. Serving the Accounting Needs of Individuals and Small Businesses by Providing Quality Service at Competitive Rates. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Attorneys & Counselors at Law 12443 San Jose Boulevard904-371-3536904-657-6698cameronbakerlaw.com Legal questions answered, form preparation, court appearances & attorney services available Mediation services oered to clients looking to minimize costs Whats New cont. from pg. 3Pond at the entrance to Julington Creek Plantation. World Golf Village Toastmasters meets the rst and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at First Florida Credit Union (entrance in back), located at 1950 County Road 210 West. You are invited to visit the World Golf Village Toastmasters Club. Our members include experienced Toastmasters and those just starting. Together we share the Toastmasters experience in ...a mutually supportive and positive learning environment, where every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skillsand have fun doing it. For more information, please visit www.worldgolfvillage. toastmastersclubs.org. The 210 Community Market was founded by a local residents group, The 210 Community Alliance. The goal of both the founders and the market is to unite the communities along the 210 sector. The market is envisioned to be a town center for neighbors to gather and enjoy the open air atmosphere of a local community market. The market will feature specialty foods as well as artisan crafters and organic fruits and vegetables. We have moved the market to a new location, the Winn Dixie parking lot at 2220 County Road 210. Come out and join us and bring the whole family, including the dog. The market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. The North Florida Daylily Society holds its meetings on the second Sunday of each month at 2:15 p.m. at the Orange Park Library, located at 2054 Plain eld Avenue, just o Kingsley Boulevard. Daylily experts provide programs ranging from preparing daylilies for planting to how to prepare daylilies for shows. The club membership includes daylily enthusiasts from the Beaches to Middleburg. Guests are welcome to attend. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7 meets the rst Thursday of every month 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Yacht Club near the St. Augustine Lighthouse. The otilla is always looking for new members, particularly those who own aircraft, boats and have radio equipment and skills. If you are interested, please contact Vic Aquino at 460-0243. Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library on Tuesday, May 15, Thursday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 29 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Cant come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop o completed blankets and any yarn youd like to donate during regular library hours. For additional information, please call the Reference Desk at 827-6960. The MOMS Club is a wonderful way to meet other stayat-home and part-time working mothers and is a fun way for your children to socialize with other children. Mothers with children of all ages are welcome. Members for this chapter must live in the 32092 or 32095 zip codes, including all neighborhoods along the 210 corridor. We meet once a month to plan our activities for the month ahead. These business meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Faith Community Church on County Road 210. If you have any questions or would like to get more information to join, please email Jenn at sanmoms@ gmail.com, check out our website at http:\\sanmomsclub. weebly.com or drop into our business meeting. TOPS (Take O Pounds Sensibly) FL#493, St. Augustine has a weekly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Old Colee Cove Volunteer Fire Station, located at 9105 County Road 13 North (south of Buddy Boys Grocery Store). Weigh in starts at 8:30 a.m. We are a National Weight Loss Organization, fees are low and we have lots of fun, contests and inspiring programs. All are welcome; come and join us! For more information, please contact Sara Weaver at 940-7528 or Bobbi Culbreth at 824-2466. The NASJAX Skin and Scuba Diving Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the rst Wednesday of every month at the Golden Corral Bu et and Grill, located at 11470 San Jose Boulevard in Mandarin. The club is open to all divers and those who are interested in diving (military a liation is not required). For more information, please see the website nasjaxscubadivers.org or contact the club president, Dave Martin at 413-8773. out. Watching the smiles on the players faces is amazing. Some take the challenge seriously and others just enjoy the experience. There is one young player who has his own outlook on the activities. Each game he makes his way up to home plate with his walker and his buddy helps him hit the ball o of a tee. Upon his hit he makes his way to rst base. Once to rst base he keeps going. Not to second, but to the out eld fence where he enjoys wandering with his buddy and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature beyond the fence. Then he makes his way back to second base. It is a rewarding experience to watch the joy on his face as he goes through his routine. Joanne Weeks, player Andrews grandmother, said it best, Field of Dreams is amazing. Each game has been an inspiration to all of us, the players, the families and all involved. David Levy, president of Field of Dreams, credits the success of the program to the many volunteers who take time to participate in making the experience special for the players and their families. So if you want to experience just what makes baseball Americas favorite pastime, wander out to the Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park and catch a game. It may not be in a corn eld in the Midwest, but it surely is mystical.Field of Dreams cont. from pg. 1 Got News? 886-4919 New emergency access for JCPThe Julington Creek Plantation POA has begun work on the Emergency Access Easement in West Gate that grants emergency access only to St. Johns County Fire and Rescue vehicles from the Cunningham community. This access easement is important because it brings a signi cant portion of the JCP community closer to the re station on Roberts Road. The easement has existed for a long time, but was never completed and last year the county found that it did not meet the standards for emergency vehicles. This led to an increase in homeowners property insurance rates since they were now too far from the nearest re station. When it was brought to the POAs attention, the board directed MAY Management to nd a way to get the easement into compliance. With the assistance of Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson, the POA was able to establish that the county did own the roads. The next step was to determine if the easement existed on the Cunningham Creek side. A title search showed that the easement did exist. With board approval, three bids were procured and work was begun on the easement. Once this project is complete and certi ed by the county, JCP residents will be noti ed so that those who have been a ected by the loss of the easement can contact their insurance companies to have rates re ect the return of the easement.

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Thompson, CFP, CRPC Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC1000 Sawgrass Village Dr. Suite 103 Ponte Vedra, FL. 32082 Tel: 904-273-7908 Toll Free: 800-542-2370 Cell: 904-708-3817 Fax: 904-285-0249 christopher.thompson@wellsfargoadvisors.com home.wellsfargoadvisors.com/christopher.thompson Celebrate the End of the School Year!Saturday, May 19that the JCP Fun PoolMore info at www.jcpcdd.orgJulington Creek Plantation PresentsLauren Wisenow atBartram Spa & Salon108 Bartram Oaks WalkLocated inside the Spa and Salon at Bartram Walk364-8498 Free Cut & Style on Thursdays!(New Clients Only) Im Kathy Minnis, one of your supervisors for the Julington Creek Plantation CDD (JCP CDD) and a resident since 1994. I was originally elected to the board in 2000. The brief story below illustrates how I became involved in public service. In January of 1997 Ben Williams, owner of The Fishermans Dock seafood store, attended a meeting of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners (SJCBCC). After that meeting he called me to ask me, Why was an agent of Atlantic Gulf Communities, developer of Julington Creek Plantation, asking for $1.8 million from the county? I responded that the amount was exactly what was due from JCP to SJCBCC for improvements to Russell Sampson Road. Williams and I went to the county and asked for all the relevant documents. We found that the JCP Development Order stated that JCP developers would receive all impact fee credits from the building of the This year marks the 11th year that the Passages Program (sponsored by Girl Scouts of Gateway Council) at Fruit Cove Middle School has helped the rising sixth grade girls transition to middle school. What began as a one-time service project for a troop of girl scouts has blossomed into a huge and very popular program in many Florida area middle schools. The program was implemented in 2001 at FCMS and has steadily gained popularity due to the positive impact it has had on girls who have attended it. Similar programs are operating throughout the state of Florida in Alachua, Baker, Clay, Duval and St. Johns County middle schools. Transitioning from the familiar con nes of elementary school to middle school is often stressful for adolescents. The comfortable surroundings, routines and sta members are gone, replaced by new and unfamiliar hallways, schedules and activities. But thanks to Passages, a program developed and sponsored by the Girl Scouts of America, rising sixth grade girls at FCMS can look forward to their rst day of middle school Julington Creek Plantation CDD reportBy Contributing Writer Kathy Minnis, Supervisor, Julington Creek Plantation Community Development Districtroads. Residents of the JCP CDD went to the next meeting and argued that the deal between SJC and JCP was illegal. The residents claimed that the roads were being paid by bonds that were issued by the CDD and were being paid by residents and that any impact fee credits should go back to reduce the bond debt. Proceeding with the impact fee agreement discussions came to a halt. SJC informed JCP that the payments must be made. The developer-controlled CDD authorized a transfer of $1.8 million to the developer to meet that commitment. When noti ed that the $1.8 million was funded by the JCP CDD, SJC refused the funds. Negotiations came to a halt and then JCP led a lawsuit in federal court. In the meantime, I visited several attorneys. Cooper, Ridge and Beal agreed to take the case but stated that they needed a class. Kathleen Minnis, Steven Minnis, Don Beattie, Michelle Michalopoulos, Scott Shafer and two other residents agreed to be the original class members. The residents case was led in state court and the class was certi ed in 1998. When the federal court decided to hear the developers case in 2002 the residents returned to mediation again. At the second mediation the class members agreed to settlement with an agreement to guarantee money back to the JCP CDD and that the proceeds would pay back the bond debt. To date, the CDD has received $1.91 million in impact fee collections and interest earnings. So far, $1.76 million has been used to redeem Series 2002 bonds, reducing single family home assessments by $22 each year for the life of the bonds. When the nal lots are built out, the District will have received a total of $2.1 million in impact fees and interest earnings, funds never destined for the redemption of bonds if not for the actions of my fellow residents willing to ght for residents rights. Having gone through this process with other neighbors committed to looking out for the best interests of CDD, I have an appreciation for others who look at our actions and ask important questions that cause us to reevaluate our processes. While some issues may be challenging and garner strong opposing viewpoints, I nd this public service rewarding. I feel privileged to serve a supervisor and look forward to considering any suggestions for improvement you may have. I also encourage your participation in public service. I can be reached at kminnis@jcpcdd.org.This article is the authors opinion and in no way constitutes nor implies District opinion, endorsement, sponsorship or viewpoint. The views expressed may or may not be shared by the other JCP CDD Supervisors. Transition program for rising sixth grade girls at FCMSPassages celebrates its 11 year anniversaryBy Contributing Writer Denise Lewiswith anticipation and con dence instead of apprehension. Passages is a two-day workshop which orientates incoming sixth grade girls to middle school. Through this program, the girls become familiar with every aspect of their new school and schedule, which, in turn, lessens their anxiety and increases con dence in their new routine. Girls who have participated in the program have come away with high praise for it. Last years participant Hadley B. said, I liked it when we got to take a tour and do the scavenger hunts because it helped me nd my way around the school. When I rst looked at the map, I thought, Wow, this school is huge. After the tours and scavenger hunts I felt comfortable walking around the school without getting lost. The thing that helped me the most was practicing getting dressed for P.E. After the races I felt comfortable doing my combination and changing in front of other girls. If you havent signed up for Passages yet, there is still time. The rst session, August 6 and 7, 2012, is already almost full but there are spots available in the second session to be held August 8 and 9, 2012. The cost is still only $40; girls need not be a girl scout to attend. For registration forms, please contact program facilitator Kerry Hale via email at 5hale@ comcast.net. To check for programs in other locations, please call the Girl Scouts of America liaison Rita Stokes, at 388-4653, or check online at www.girlscoutsgateway.org. To inquire about a similar, one-day program for incoming boys, call Fruit Cove Middle School regarding Journey at 287-2211 or 547-7880 or visit the FCMS website at www.fcs.stjohns.k12. .us. The CreekLineEverybody Gets It. Everybody Reads It.editor@thecreekline.com

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Page 12, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Concerns about your drinking water?Call the Water Treatment Company Jacksonville has trusted for over 20 Years. Straight answers No high pressure. 262 0197 3760 KORI RD. 450-106 State Road 13 N Publix Center in Fruit CovePh: 230.8881 52 Tuscan Way, #202Publix Center at International Golf Dr. and SR 16 Ph: 940.0055 Call me today for a free consultationKathy Wiedegreen, REALTOR Prudential Network Realty Cell: 904-316-4774 Ofce: 904-260-4300 www.KathySellsJacksonville.com TOP 5 HOUSE SELLING TIPS Confused about whos ahead in the presidential race? Many are and its no wonder. Myriad opinions in the form of polls are out there, each wanting you to believe they have the inside scoop what Americans are thinking and how they will vote. Most dont. Before you jump o a cli because you believe six months before election day your favorite candidate is losing, learn a few things about the validity of polls. All polls are not created equal. For political polls, only the most expensive method is valid: polls of likely voters. These polls cost more because it takes more contacts to complete these polls. Many rely on less accurate polls of registered voters. There is a huge di erence between regis-Eighty-two of St. Johns County Schools best and brightest were honored by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce and St. Johns County School Board at the annual Students Taking Academic Responsibility (STAR) awards banquet held Tuesday, March 27 at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort. The STAR Awards recognize the top three percent of all graduating seniors in the county. Eleven students from Bartram Trail High School, one from Beacon of Hope Christian School, 15 from Creekside High School (CHS), 12 from Pedro Menendez High School (PMHS), 10 from Nease High School (NHS), 14 from Ponte Vedra High School (PVHS), 16 from St. Augustine High School (SAHS) and three from St. Joseph Academy received commendation for their outstanding academic performance. During the recognition ceremony principals introduced each student and then a special mentor selected by the student. The STAR students shared their future plans and why they selected the teacher they chose Credit union announces innovative social media community service contestCommunity First Credit Union wants to invest in you as you invest in our community. Now in its second year, Community Firsts Investing In You contest will award $1,000 every two weeks for 90 days to fund innovative ideas for improving communities throughout the First Coast. Idea entries can be submitted through the credit unions Facebook site. Last years winners included a variety of projects ranging from educational technology for atrisk kids to swimming tubs for rescued tigers. We launched the Investing in You campaign last year and were overwhelmed with the participation, said John Hirabayashi, CEO of Community First Credit Union. We had nearly 100 great ideas submitted and thousands of online votes. We were thrilled to see the quantity and quality of ideas for community improvement. And we are proud to give back to the community in such a meaningful and personalized way. The 2012 initiative launched on April 20 and culminates July 13. Any person or civic group with an idea about how to make The First Coast a better place can submit ideas through the Facebook site. Semi- nalists will be chosen based on which ideas received the most likes, with a panel selecting the six ideas that will receive grant funding from Community First. Last years winners include Living Out Loud a documentary about Jacksonvilles LGBT struggle for equal rights; Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary a big cat rescue; Making Ti-Political CommentaryDont panic; learn to read polls rstBy J. Bruce Richardsontered voters and likely voters. Anybody can be a registered voter, but that doesnt mean they vote. Likely voters are what we in politics call super voters; these are people who show up at the polls come rain or shine. Then, there is the question of the survey instrument thats the actual list of questions. Truly accurate polling asks very neutral questions and asks the questions in more than one way. If you receive a telephone call from a pollster and it appears the questions are planting ideas in your mind, then that is a push poll, the most dreadful of all polls. Push polls are designed to have a planned outcome and to ultimately in uence opinion and voters, not take an accurate measurement of the mood of the electorate. When you nish giving your responses to an accurate pollster, you should have absolutely no idea who is sponsoring that poll. If you have suspicions because of the wording of some questions or the repetition of some phrases or names or issues, then youve probably gured out who is sponsoring the poll. Some polls are paid for directly by candidates, some by political parties, some by political action committees and some by polling companies themselves for news media clients. When the best polling companies themselves present polls to be public via news outlets, they are usually the most accurate polls because they dont have a dog in the hunt for the poll. Some news organizations usually ones with a bias present polls as facts, but are not trustworthy. NBC/Wall Street Journal polls are often suspect, even if they are partnered by the Wall Street Journal. Its NBC which causes problems. Any poll under the name Rasmussen Reports is a valid poll. Polls from The Gallup Organization, perhaps the best known name in polling, are good as long as they are polls of likely voters. Insider Advantage polls by Matt Towery which are publishing in Mandarins other newspaper are usually good, too. Fox News/ Opinion Dynamics are a good backup source. Results are always shown with a margin of error number. If two candidates are fewer points apart than the margin of error, then they are equal. It doesnt matter which one is ahead; margin of error is the key.J. Bruce Richardson is a longtime journalist and consultant who writes in Jacksonville print publications exclusively for RT Publishing, Inc. He has led projects in Washington as well as Ottawa, Canada, and authors an Internet-based transportation column which is read in more than 60 countries. He lives and works in Jacksonville.STAR banquet honors best and brightest to honor. In addition to making top grades, these students are involved in athletics, performing groups, school clubs and community service. The STAR students from NW St. Johns County and their mentors are as follows: Bartram Trail High School Matthew Arnwine with Coach Sutherland; Jared Freitas with Ramona Deese; David Frick, Jr. with Lt. Col. Antone LeFevre; Erin Grey with Christopher Patterson; Madelynn Kay with Glenn Cole; Nicholas Leininger with Geo Stephens; Erin McDonald with David Frank; Christopher Popiel with Jayne Popiel; Alex Ruehling with Robert Bruns; Sarah Wiegre e with Marion Wood; and Mitchell Zhang with Andrew Lloyd. Creekside High School Rachel Bu with Joseph Herskovitz; Cody Chasteen with Troy Keefe; Meagan Collins with Dolly Lucas; Katelyn Davis with Cathy Apolinario; Kendall Hale with Laura Alder; Dylan Klee with Linda Villadoniga; Lauren McCarthy with Linda Villadoniga; Brendan McLaughlin with Richard Marabell; Emily McNeill with Linda Villadoniga; Jennifer Neal with Shelby Rogerson; Virginia Pedigo with Aletha Dresback; Monica Resto with Alicia Pressel, Jessica Walker with Glenn Cole; and Camille Wright with Dolly Lucas. Nease High School Kathryn Hill with Cecilia Feliciano; Blake Insel with Jodi Rivers; Anthony Janocko with Nancy Williams; Esther Lee with Michael Johnson; Lindsey Mitchell with Glenn Cole; Liam Rawson with Kim Hollis; Steven Schwartz with Brad Segal; Wenli Shao with Kim Collier; Dhiraj Sikaria with Michael Rivera; and Logan Stern with Margaret Byrns. Kirk Wendland, president of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, served as emcee. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Joyner and School Board Members were also in attendance. The annual event is produced by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the St. Johns County School Board and its STAR Committee Members. The event was sponsored by Flagler Hospital, Terrell-Hogan, St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club, VIP Presentation Products, Crescent Beach Baptist Church, St. Johns Celtic-Kevin VanDyke, Kuhn Florist and Cady and Cady Studios.gers Smile with steel swimming tubs and indestructible rubber balls; Chets Creek Elementary Academic Resource Center at Portside an after school program for at risk youth in need of updated technology; Empowerment Resources, Inc. Journey Into Womanhood program for girls age nine to 17; The Big Fun Box delivering boxes of fun toys and games to children experiencing frequent and extending days in pediatric hospitals; and Tools for Schools collects new school supplies for St. Johns County teachers to use in their classrooms. You can learn more about the contest or enter a community improvement idea on the Community First Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/CommunityFirstCreditUnion). Happy Spring!from your friends at The CreekLine

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Edens and Blake wanted to change how they had experienced the program in their childrens previous schools where the Meet the Artist volOn March 22 the St. Johns River Alliance (SJRA) met at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. The Alliances mission is to promote and improve the health of the St. Johns River for the bene t of its many constituents as it meanders through much of Central and North Florida on its way to join the Atlantic Ocean in Jacksonville. Hosted by Westminster Wood in St. Johns County, the meeting featured a screening of the William Bartram Scenic Highway (WBSH) documentary (bartramscenichighway.com), Up from the Roots and a presentation about the process underway to consider if any lands held by St. Johns River Water Management District should be surplused. Meeting participants are pleased to present the new St. Liberty Pines students enjoy learning about artContributed by Stephanie Bradford, Liberty Pines Academyunteer was handed a folder containing several pages of information about an artist with a couple of suggested art projects. Building a one stop shop volunteer program was exactly what the two moms wanted to do for LPAs Meet the Artist program. They felt art is such an important part of life, not only as a way to release creativity, but also as a tool for learning about the world around us. Learning about art and doing art projects incorporates many educational subjects, skill and problem solving exercises. Besides art terms, the Power Points teach the children about geography, social studies, science and math. It is exciting to see how the children decide what shape to make their Escher tessellation, how to decorate their own Calder stabile, and what kind of wire sculpture to make. It was certainly appreciated that Principal Kelley spoke longer than the Meet the Artist chair at the kindergarten Tea and Tissues event on the importance of art and this program at LPA. The PTOs nancial support of the supplies and e orts to encourage parents to volunteer in this program has been an invaluable help. Can you draw a crooked line, cut and paste, praise and encourage artistic creativity and have one to one and a half hours to give four times a school year? If you do, then volunteer and join us in spreading the fun and furthering education in the Meet the Artist program. See what you too can learn about art and the world around us. No art knowledge or teaching skills are needed. We invite all interested volunteers from any school to come and check out the Power Point presentations at LPAs PTO website at www-lpa.stjohns.k12. .us/ pto/Meet%20the%20Artist.St. Johns River Alliance promotes new license tagContributed by Cyndi StevensonJohns River license tag available at your Tax Collectors o ce. Pictured are Claire Fioriti, WBSH; Cyndi Stevenson, St. Johns County Commission and SJRA secretary; Sarah Bailey, WBSH; Phyllis and Al Abbatiello, WBSH; Johns Welch and Robert Fitzgerald, WBSH; Mark Middlebrook, SJRA; Tom Carey, Volusia County; Brad Purcell, Putnam County Commissioner and SJRA vice chair; Geo Sample, St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD); Robert Christiansen, SJRWMD; and Dave Roman of Mayor Alvin Browns o ce. For more information about SJRA, please visit their website at www.sjra.com. It is a 501(c) (3) not for pro t organization. Proceeds from the tag sales bene t the St. Johns River.

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Page 14, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com During National Nurses Week, we thank our more than 4,000 members of nursing staff at Baptist Health for providing extraordinary care and comfort to patients and families, day and night. These dedicated caregivers bring our mission to life as: champions of patient/family-centered care, partners with physicians and others in delivering quality healthcare, volunteers in the community, and leaders in their profession, improving education and standards. No wonder the local community has named Baptist Health as having the areas Best Nurses for more than 20 years. As a community-focused healthcare system, we can think of no greater honor. Baptist Health nurses hold a special place in the heart of our community. Duane, Baptist Medical Center Jessica, Baptist Medical Center Beaches Dina, Baptist Medical Center Nassau Terri, Baptist Medical Center South Laurie, Wolfson Childrens Hospital Your Pool Professionals! 904-449-2055www.ParadisePoolService.net Lic. # CPC1458125 50% OFFYour rst months maintenance fee with six month contract. With this ad. Expires 6/10/12 So many things are happening at Fruit Cove Middle School to start o the spring season. After a very enjoyable spring break, students and teachers jumped right back into work mode to prepare for end of the year tests. On April 16 The young men of Boy Scout Troop 280 have had a busy month. We have had quite a few additions to our troop over the last several months and many of these boys have jumped right in to activities with our veteran scouts. The last month has been very busy with two of our big fundraisers for the troop: our I love you very mulch sales/delivery as well as camp card sales. A great big thank you goes out to the community again for your support of these boys. They use these opportunities to earn their own way to summer camp, as well as camping opportunities locally. A big thank you also goes out to many of the local vendors that allowed the boys to sell the cards at their place of business as well. Many of you probably saw them at area Publix stores and the Subway store on County Road 210 West. The boys also have attended several interesting campouts over the last month. They enjoyed a campout to Gold Head Branch State Park in March with great hiking and other adventures. This is a beautiful state park located in the Keystone Heights area with great opportunities to see wildlife, go biking and just enjoy being away from your everyday life. A group of boys from the troop also went on a high adventure, 30 mile canoe trip down the Suwannee River. Their goal is to eventually canoe to the Gulf of Mexico, with some of the boys reaching 50 miles thus far. The troop was recently recognized by Riverbend District of North Florida Council with the CampTroop 280 celebrates third anniversaryBy Contributing Writer Lisa Leavinsing Recognition Award as having the most nights camping of any unit in the district in 2011! Currently, a large portion of the troop is planning a camping trip to Camp Shands in Hawthorne, Florida to work on their ri e shooting merit badge at the range located there. This is a Boy Scout camp with over 1,000 acres of diverse terrain for the scouts to explore and work on various skills. These young men are looking forward to an upcoming beach campout, as well as summer camp, just around the corner. Many are advancing quickly through the ranks of scouting, with volunteering in community services along the way. At a recent meeting, the boys got their rst look at the new building for River of Life UMC, while helping church members move furniture into the new sanctuary. About Troop 280: Troop 280 is a Boy Scout Troop located in the heart of Julington Creek, sponsored by River of Life United Methodist Church on Race Track Road. The troop was founded in 2009 and has grown from ve original members to now over 60. The Scoutmaster is Brian Miller. Boy Scout Troop 280, located in the heart of Julington Creek, recently celebrated the third anniversary as a Troop. FCMS HappeningsBy Contributing Writer Sarah Jacobs, FCMS Studentthrough 27, students all over Florida took the FCAT. Thank you to all of the wonderful teachers who prepared us for this test. In sports news, the Fruit Cove baseball and softball teams are o to a great season so far. Congratulations to all who made the team. The FCMS Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble participated in the MPA, Music Performance Assessment. The Wind Symphony received straight superiors on all three songs and the Wind Ensemble received all excellents and a superior in sight reading. The Jazz Band received straight superiors. Congratulations! On April 10, the Drama Club took a eld trip to the St. Johns County School Board where they performed three songs from this years show, Schoolhouse Rock Live! The cast had a great time at this fantastic opportunity. The 2012 Talent Show is coming up in the beginning of May. Come out to support the shining stars. Its hard to believe that this school year is almost at its end. Even though it is the fourth quarter, it is important for students to still try their best to make good grades on that last report card. Go Flyers! Memorial Day Monday, May 28 Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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Get Glam Package!Special Event Style, Makeup Application & Eyebrow Wax $90 (save $15) Please mention ad when booking Expires June 15, 20122758 Race Track Rd. in Julington Creek 32259 Plantation Publix Plaza (904) 209-1320www.getpanache.com Raathi Adaikalam, REALTORCell: 904-257-6557 Oce: 904-436-1434 Fax: 904-230-6809 raathi@gmail.com Web: radaikalam.watsonrealtycorp.com 175-1 Hampton Point Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32092 The school year may be wrapping up, but Bartram Trail High Schools art programs are still going strong. Even now as everyones getting spring fever and senioritis, beautiful paintings, drawings and photos are being hung proudly in the walls of classrooms, in the front o ce and on the online gallery of the BTHS website. Just last month, art students and teachers celebrated the biggest annual creative event of the year, Lunch with the Arts. Students from all grade levels and classes displayed their work in the courtyard during all lunches. As far as the eye could see, tables and easels were set up with drawings, paintings, photos and ceramics made by the best and the brightest. Even the music students showed o their talent by strumming their guitars to make the event feel a little more festive. Artists sat outside to continue drawing and painting and pottery students demonstrated wheel throwing. Also present at Lunch with the Arts were members of the Oracle, Bartrams literary magazine, eagerly looking for submissions. The current issue is speculative ction (sci- horror, mystery, fantasy and other out-there genres), which will be published on Amazon. This o ers valuable publication opportunities for any student with quality art, poetry, short ction or photography. Submission forms are available in room 865 for any student interested. Recently another opportunity for student writers opened up as well. Quill and Scroll, a national writers honor Helping Hands of St. Johns County will meet on Friday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Community Church Community Center, located on County Road 210. The Rippers from Sew Much Comfort will meet at 10:00 a.m. The project this month will be a cereal and dry milk food drive for St. Francis House and local food banks. Donations of unopened boxes of dry cereal or powdered milk would be appreciated. Contact jacqphil@aol.com for more information. The group will also be making placemats from greeting cards for the senior center. Greeting card fronts would also be appreciated and can be dropped o on May 25 at the meeting or by contacting the above email. Helping Hands on a regular basis collects cards that are sent to the St. Jude Boys Ranch and what is not usable by them will be used for the placemats. Several Helping Hands members recently painted a After Easter, spring brings with it a list of social fashion issuesthese are called special occasions. Women dread these happenings, hating to shop for that perfect out t to show up at these occasions in. First, they dont want to spend the money on an ensemble that will be worn probably one time. Second, they dread the intense scrutiny attached to you looking to die for at the said event. The other day as I was lolling about the rounders at work and a distraught lady handed me a shopping bag which held a shiny peasant skirt. She had bought it on sale some time back and was mumbling something about this Saturday night. Wowlets get into the special occasions mode big time! I said. I cruised the aisles of my shopping Mecca honing in on the areas that held color friendly tops to said skirt and pulled out edgy pieces that could possibly work with the boho e ect of the garment. We then headed to the dressing room. By layering a solid cami under a pretty shrug sweater (cover my arms please!) of the same hue we had the start of a great look. The nale was composed at the accessory counter where layers and layers of pearls and gold chains were pulled over her Fashion UpdateSpring 2012 special occasions.easily done!By Donna Keathley, dkeathley designshead. I saw her rolling her eyes and quickly I assured her by saying, Dont faint, wait until you see to total look in a full length mirror! My friends dont call me Over the Top Donna for no reason! As we walked back to the dressing room mirror total strangers in the store we saying, Wow, she looks great! Go Girl! So...my Fashionable Florida Friends (FFFs) once again you will hear my mantraGo Shopping in your Closet! (Ok, husbands, you owe me one!) Many things can go from your closet to the fanciest party in town with just a little tweaking. Think out of the box! Add a wide belt in a bright color to a straight dress if you have a great waistline. Buy a hot colored pair of shoes to punch up a simple out t already in your closet. Wide legged silky pants are back and they are fab for special events; add a pretty new dressy blouse with a grosgrain ribbon for a belt or a pretty tted short jacket to these pants for a great looking suit e ect. If you can get by with it, team up one of the new chi on peasant looking halter tops with a skinny pair of silk pants and stilettos for your big night. Try wearing a short fancy trench coat over silk slacks and your high heels for a cocktail look. My little friend down the street is dressing her mom for the wedding of the year by merely adding a fancy suit style jacket to her favorite well- tting pair of pants for her party look. And, dont miss the boat by adding some of the new pretty silk owers that are in the stores to your lapel or even in you hair, your look says walla! Another easy topping is to buy some of the new dangly drop earrings and wear your hair in an up-do. Splurge and make a hair appointment to get it professionally styled! Go in your jewelry box and put on every strand of pearls you own over your best silk dress; see what happens! Happy Special Occasion my FFFs! BTHS HappeningsPutting the Art in Bartram By Devyn Fussman, BTHS StudentHelping Hands updateBy Contributing Writer Jackie Valyou, Helping Handsroom for 18 year old Megan Carter of St. Augustine who is presently undergoing treatment for cancer. Carter is doing well and loves her new room. Glen Peoples donated his services to install crown molding which Carter had asked for. The group has redone several bedrooms through Community Hospice. The ladies at Betty Gri n Houses shelter for abused and battered women were treated to Mothers Day gift baskets, which the group put together in April. The brightly colored totes donated by Publix were lled with clothing, jewelry, cosmetics and accessories. This has become an annual project and much appreciated by Betty Gri n House. Helping Hands is non-denominational group that meets the last Friday of the month to do a small or special project for the community. There are no dues, o cers or stress; members come when they can and do what they can. The group relies solely on donations of goods and services and the kindness and generosity of others. Membership is always open. Please contact jacqphil@ aol.com for more information.society, now has a chapter at BTHS. Students involved in yearbook, TV production, a newspaper (whether school or local) or magazine can apply for membership and gain access to scholarships and contests only available for members. In an era where art programs in schools are struggling to survive, Bartram Trail appears to be ourishing. This month, the visual artists get a break and the performing artists of BTHS will have one last chance to shine. On May 17, drama classes will be performing a variety show which will consist of several one act plays as well as a few individual pieces from graduating seniors. Then on May 22, the musical theater class will perform in a musical review, featuring numbers from West Side Story and the popular song 21 Guns by Green Day, along with more individual pieces. After they take their nal bows, the theater students will also stay busy with BeaTPAC (Bartram Trail Performing Arts Camp) during the summer. It is very gratifying to see the students pride in having their work displayed, says art teacher Deanna Lindemann. [Lunch with the Arts] is a con- rmation of the importance that St. Johns County places on the arts in our schools. It is wonderful to be a part of it. The CreekLineEverybody Gets It. Everybody Reads It.editor@thecreekline.com

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Our goal has always been to make your pool as inviting as my own. Our motto is: Preserving Paradise, One Pool at a Time, explains John Adkins of Adkins Pool Service. Only a fraction of the businesses rated on Angies List can claim the sterling service record of being a Super Service award winner because we set a high bar, said Angies List founder Angie Hicks. The fact that Adkins Pool Service can claim Super Service Award status speaks volumes about its dedication to consumers. Angies List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating Every dog must have its day and at the annual Dog Day Afternoon sponsored by JCP CARES, all comers had a special one. On March 25, the fourth annual event raised nearly $2000 for Wags and Whiskers, a St. Johns County organization that rescues, fosters and adopts out pets. On a picture perfect Sunday afternoon at Plantation Park, hundreds of people, with their best friends in tow, joined the festivities, coming from as far away as Jax Beach, Ponte Vedra and Orange Park. The popular event featured dog washes, pet-i-cures provided by Portable Pooch Spa, pet photos May is Older Americans Month and is designated as a time to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, neighborhoods all across the nation have joined in this proud tradition that shows our nations commitment to celebrating the contributions and achievements of older Americans. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boyand Jill a pretty Senioritis: See-nyor-ay-tis. Noun. A decrease in motivation during the second semester of senior year, resulting in class absences, poor grades and general school indi erence. Beware of senioritis. Dont lose focus, dont skip school and whatever you do, dont let your grades drop. We seniors at Creekside have been hearing this for months, but senioritis has still spread like a plague. While most of us see some truth in the cautionary warnings, there is no denying that a chance to relax is more than appealing. And maybe thats not a bad thing. So now I present a painstakingly researched, comprehensive list of the bene ts of senioritis. Sound like an oxymoron? Think again. Bene t #1: Rest. Obviously. Its nice to have a chance to live life stress-free. No doubt our workload will increase next year and the summer will be chock full of pre-college anticipation and planning. So from now until CHS HappeningsThe ve bene ts of senioritis that you didnt think existedBy Rachel Buff, CHS Studentthen, a happy vacation is always welcome, at least for the sake of our mental health. Bene t #2: Reward. Weve worked hard. As clichd as it sounds, we deserve a break. Between college applications and scholarship essays and endless testing, senioritis o ers a chance to rea rm the fact that our labor paid o It lets us know that those midnight study sessions werent for nothing. Bene t #3: Role Models. At the risk of stretching this a little too far, Ill say that senioritis is a way for us to set a good example for underclassmen. We are showing them just how much fun they can have if they work hard and stick it out until senior year. Were like mentors. Bene t #4: Rite of Passage. Seniors (and all students, for that matter) should be a orded the opportunity to participate in every stereotypical high school event outlined in cheesy 1980s teen icks. This includes prom, homecoming football games and as it so happens senior skip days, senior pranks and basic overall senior apathy. What else are we going to talk to our grandchildren about? This leads me to my nal bene t. Bene t #5: Experiences. The countdown to graduation is also the countdown to a turning point in our lives. Our friendships and relationships, however stable they may have been until now, will be tested come August. So before the norms change and we all scatter and move on, a nal month of bonding is de nitely in order. Weve learned and grown together for four years, but the time we have remaining is the most precious. Our experiences these last few months will be what we remember from high school. Senioritis allows us to step back and concentrate on the most important things in this world: people, our friends and spending time with the ones we care about. Because our time is short and every second counts. Ill stop before I get sentimental. Local pool service earns coveted service awardfrom their clients and abiding by Angies List operational guidelines. Ratings are updated daily on Angies List, but members can nd the 2011 Super Service Award logo next to business names in search results on www.AngiesList.com. Look for Adkins Pool Services ad in this issue of The CreekLine!Older Americans Month 2012 Youre never too old to play!By Contributing Writer Susan Johnson, St. Johns County Council on Aging Dick Southworth enjoys a good laugh.boring girl. The theme this May is Never Too Old to Play! The idea is to emphasize the critical role older adults play in the everyday lives of those in their communities and to bring a new perspective to an old issue! It is undeniable that older adults have experience, insight, wisdom and knowledge to sharebut how often have you thought of spending time with an older relative or loved one simply because itswell fun! Learning and sharing new hobbies and activities can have many positive health bene ts and focusing on the lighter side of life can bring more joy, ful llment and relaxation to our own lives and to those with whom we share our time. Hobbies can distract us from our problems, help ease feelings of depression and give us renewed self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment. Playful interactions with others make our interpersonal connections easier and more intimate. They can also make all of us at every age a lot more fun to be with! The COA (Council on Aging of St. Johns County) is a community resource and, believe it or not, a really fun place to be! Dances, exercise, social clubs and special events are happening at all of our COA community centers on a daily basis. If you think you might be too old to play, then we encourage you to check out our website at www. coasjc.com or call us at 2093700 to see exactly what were talking about! Here are some tips to get you started: 1. Start simple 2. Dont worry about what the neighbors will thinkthey will probably be envious. 3. Embrace an activity that brings you a few moments of fun every single day. 4. Laugh out loud So there you have it! Now lets go out to play! A fun day for the entire communityDog Day Afternoon a huge success!By Contributing Writer Michelle Busby, JCP CAREStaken by City Dog Photog and an obstacle course for the physically t. O cer Greg Mullenix of the St. Johns County Sheri s Departments K-9 Division returned this year with his dog, Kobe and dazzled the crowd with an encore demonstration. Likewise, Disc-Connected K-9s (world famous frisbee dogs) and Far Fetched Tales of Agility (national champion agility dogs) were crowd pleasers. The Bartram Trail Rotary Club provided wait for it hot dogs, while Bartram Trail High School students painted childrens faces. The entire event was generously sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited and Two Men and A Truck. JCP CARES would like to additionally thank the Creekside High School National Beta Club as well as all the volunteers who helped make this fun day possible. It would like to express its gratitude for the donations and participation from the following companies: Pawsitive Life Magazine, Austin Outdoors, Jacksonville Pet Funeral Home and Pet Crematory, Shaggy Chic Spa, All Ears Pet Sitting, Bone Appetit,, i-pets.com, Cynthia L. Enuton, author, Silpada Jewelry, Arbonne International, Starbucks, Hawaiian SnoAsis and Publix. International Affairs Discussion Group and Book Club Thurs, May 17 6:30 pm Bartram Trail Branch LibraryThe discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations. A reading list of suggested books and articles will be available in time to prepare for the discussions. The topic for this months discussion: The Resonance of a Greater Russia.

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 19 NOW OPEN IN JACKSONVILLE (904) 239-3671 | www.GulfCoastDerm.comOUR LOCATIONSPanama City | Panama City Beach | Santa Rosa Beach | Ft Walton Beach Navarre | Niceville | Marianna | Bonifay | Port St Joe | Tallahassee Sarasota | Jacksonville | Gulf Breeze | Dothan, ALBrooke Bair, DO Physician SpotlightJACKSONVILLE OFFICE12276 San Jose Blvd., Suite 722 Jacksonville, FL 32223 877.231.DERM (3376) EXOTIC EASTERN CARIBBEAN on the NEW 7 night cruise visits Sa n Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Kitts; and St. Maarten. 1-26-2013 Fares from $749 & Verandas from $999. Other dates available with low group rates. ***** Special 3 night Caribbea n Inaugural to Nassau & Coco Cay. 12-5-2012 Larger verandas $454. ***** We are here to help you make the right travel decisions. WWW.TLJAX.COM Mark your calendar now for next yearsSpring Festival and Car Show on April 13, 2013 Fruit Cove Baptist Church wants to thank all of our Spring Festival & Car Show sponsors!Please show your appreciation to all of our sponsors by patronizing and supporting these businesses. Nancy Tanzler (left) is shown selling her home-made goodies to another Bartram Trail Library volunteer. On the second Saturday of every month, Tanzler is at the Library Book Sale with her mouth-watering delicacies. Why is she an Angel? She not only bakes the goodies, but gives the proceeds to the Library. Tanzler has a long history with the library. She started working there in 1986 when it opened in a building on Bishop Estates and State Road 13 owned by Wesley Manor, now Westminster Woods. In 1990, the library moved to small store in the Food Lion shopping center. When the new library opened in 1997 she decided to retire, but continues to offer many hours of volunteer service a week. Meet Bartram Trail Branch Library angel Nancy Tanzler www.thecreekline.com Recently, 13 students from BTHS traveled to Orlando to compete with DECA clubs from across Florida at the state DECA Career Development Conference. DECA is an organization that helps prepare students as emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, nance, hospitality and management. The students were judged by business professionals on their presentation skills and business knowledge. Trent Register and Joseph Merritt placed fourth in the nance category and quali ed to compete in the international competition being held this month in Salt Lake City. Register was also awarded a $500 college scholarship. Congratulations!

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Page 20, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Summer Camp & UNDER NEW OWNERSHIPSpecializing in retro video game systemsNew & used video games & systemsDamaged video game repair service12230 San Jose Blvd., Suite 1, Jax, FL 32223(located in Bealls shopping center)(904) 262-8050www.gorillagamesjax.com10% addtl. credit on Trade-insExp 6/10/12 Register online at www.KidzArtNFL.com KidzArt 904-287-8603 The Best Training at the Guaranteed LOWEST Price. 904-268-207 JAMAKICK.com 12489 San Jose Blvd. Suite 7 (Next to Ace and behind Sonnys) Julington Academy of Martial ArtsSummer CampsFun & Learnin Register NOW e c e r t t t t t t t t t t t t t s s s s s s s s s s s eater Dance Camp Voice ~ Drama ~ Dance ~ Costuming Staging & Performing Afternoon & Evening Classes for Young Children, Teens & Adults Available(Across from Solantic) 880-2275 Premier Athletics 292-1134 Experience a whole new world of preschool gymnastics, tumbling, AND dance. We oer FUN monthly themes that give your child the ultimate learning opportunity! Come join the FUN with our week long, themed summer camp series. Experience great workshops, friendly competitions, water games, and MUCH more! Premier hosts an amazing variety of clinics.From basic back handspring clinics to tuck clinic s, stunt camps, and MUCH more! Contact Premier today to customize your personal camp experience, and take your team to the next level! With the most experienced sta and best prices in town you cant go wrong! More details available on our website! Contact us today to reserve YOUR Premier experience! Congratulations to Pacetti Bay Middle School running club members who ran in the Gate Junior River Run in March. Pictured are Sarah Ducote and Shannon Cotter and Xavier Hutchinson. Summer is only a few short weeks away! The CreekLine would like to suggest the following camps and programs for you to consider for the kids this summer: Developed with the philosophy that learning to draw creates con dence, KidzArt takes classes to a new level. Through engaging the imagination in a new way and creating a safe environment to take risks, students of all ages are free to soar with KidzArt. We are happy to announce our summer camp schedule! At KidzArt Summer Camp, your childs selfexpression and self esteem will ourish! This summer, give your child the opportunity to learn drawing skills that will last a lifetime through a variety of art exercises and techniques that are fun and easy to follow. Visit our site for more details: www. KidzArtNFL.com. The Academy of Dance Theater Dance Camp will begin June 18 in our beautiful state of the art dance studio and will culminate in several fabulous productions the week of July 27. Our camp features daily combinations of dance technique and choreography in various disciplines. We will also have voice, drama and acrobatic lessons. Also included will be stage makeup lessons, costume design, art projects and eld trips. Dancers may enroll for either the entire ve weeks or by the week. The Academy of Dance will also have afternoon classes for kids two to ve years of age. For further information, please contact dol5678@ comcast.net. Huntington Learning Center was founded in 1977 and is the nations oldest provider of supplemental education is o ering summer programs in English, science, study skills, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Huntington also o ers a customized strategy based SAT/ACT prep course to help college bound students get What to do with the children this summer?Featured Summer Camps and Activities 2012their best possible score. We understand that parents play a vital role in their childs education. To that end we meet with parents throughout the course of their childs program providing updates on academic achievements. Parents can select convenient days and hours to t busy summer schedules. Contact us today to customize your childs summer program. Visit our website at www.huntingtonhelps.com. Shepherd of the Woods Lutheran School has a lot planned for summer, so please take some time to visit our website www. sotwls.com to see whats in store. From two-week sessions exploring plants and animals to outdoor fun with swimming, canoeing, crafts and games, theres lots of fun for all ages! We also have a Summer Slide program to boost academics and, for the little ones we have two, three or ve day programs. It will be fun, 21st-century learning activities in a loving, Christian environment. For worry-free days we also o er before and after-camp care. Visit the website to learn more. Gorilla Games announces its Summertime Special! You dont have to have a birthday or special event to enjoy our Ultimate Game lounge. Bring your kids in for some fun with unlimited game play for an hour or two. If you want to make it a real party, add some pizza and soda. Call 262-8050 for pricing. Be sure to see our ad in this Summer Camp Guide for special o ers on used games and additional trade in credit. Stop by and visit your local Gorilla Games! Julington Academy of Martial Arts is all ready for their annual Summer Camps! With several di erent weeks planned there is something for everyone. We have lots of fun- lled activities planned so dont miss out. This is a great way to get your child involved in martial arts. Visit our website at www.jamakick.com for more information and to learn more about JAMA. We hope to see you soon!Featured activities cont. on pg. 21Summer Camp Summer Camp & Activities Guide & Activities GuideBe sure to patronize our Be sure to patronize our valued Guide advertisers! valued Guide advertisers!

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 21 Activities Guide Activities Guide (904)292-2210 MandarinSouthBusinessCenter12421SanJoseBlvd.Suite310/320 Jacksonville,FL32223(BetweenSonnysBBQ&Solantic) LorettoRd. NSanJoseBoulevard RaceTrackRd. JulingtonCreek Lessthan1/2mi. fromJulingtonCreek MarinelaM.Nemetz,D.D.S.BoardCertifiedPediatricDentistRobertJ.Nemetz,D.D.S.,M.S.AdultDentistryPeriodonticsProsthodontics Race Track Blvd.Flora Branch Blvd. 990 Flora Branch Boulevard St. Johns, Florida 32259 www.theacademyatjulingtoncreek.netLicense#C075J0083 Summer Camp 2012 Please visit our new center and take a personal tour. ages 5-11 ages 3-4 girls ages 7-18904-260-198311502 Columbia Park Dr W Jacksonville, FL 32258www.FirstCoastGymnastics.com Free Trial Class & $5 OFFwith registration Summer CampCall for details. Hickory Creek Elementary School held Evening of Luck on Saturday, March 17 at St. Johns Golf and Country Club. This PTO fundraising event successfully raised more than $8,400. With extra funds available, the PTO presented a check for $12,000 to help update the schools technology for its students and teachers. Everyone who attended the event had a great time and really enjoyed trying their luck at bidding on a wide variety of donated items and services. The evening featured great food, live performances by Bethany Groves with Smooth Soul and Dr. Paul Goricki on guitar, a Champions Gymnastics Club was founded by Valentin and Tanya Ivanov who were top gymnasts for more than 10 years and have experience as coaches for 30. The goal of the program is to teach children respect and discipline while building their self-esteem and love for the sport. The main focus of the coaches is to provide competitive and recreational gymnastics and to promote foundational skills such as balance, coordination and exibility which serve as the base for every other sport. Because of their long experience and unmatched quali cations, the coaches understand how to provide high quality gymnastics instruction, connect with their students on a personal level and inspire their passion for the sport. The University of North Florida is o ering three great camps for the 2012 summer. Eco Camp, an outdoor adventure day camp, will get your children excited about nature and the outdoors. Youth Sports and Fitness Camp is a multi-sport camp that focuses on fun and tness. Finally, our Kids Sports Development Camp allows kids to experience many sports by focusing on one sport each day. All camps are one-week long and are o ered for multiple weeks throughout the summer. Registration and additional information are available online at www.unf.edu/recreation. Dont miss out on our three great camps! At The Goddard School located in Julington Creek Plantation, summer camp is full of fun and learning. Energetic teams of teachers plan developmentally appropriate activities to instill a lifelong love of learning. Children are exposed Featured activities cont. from pg. 20 Featured activities cont. on pg. 22HCE fundraiser bene ts schools technologyBy Contributing Writer Laurie Argott Evening of Luck committee members Shelley Howard, Sharmain Powell, Kristin Getz, Laurie Argott, Victoria Harmon and Carrie Miller.silent and live auction, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, a candy bar and a glow in the dark golf challenge. Thank you to everyone who participated, donated and attended this years event. And, a very special thanks to the Evening of Luck committee who made this event possible. The PTO would also like to thank all the donors and business supporters who contributed to this event. This evening would not have been a success without everyones support.

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Page 22, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Each Primrose School is a privately owned and operated franchise. Primrose Schools; The Right Foundation to Build Active Minds, Healthy Bodies, and Happy Hearts; Balanced Learning; and The Leader in Educational Child Care are trademarks of Primrose School Franchising Company. Primrose School Franchising Company. All rights reserved. Educational Child Care for Infants through Private Pre-Kindergarten and After SchoolAt Primrose, youll discover a childhood education approach unlike any other. Our proprietary, accredited program assures that children are nurtured emotionally, physically and intellectually.Engage minds and hearts will follow. Proprietary Balanced Learning curriculum Music, Spanish, Computer Technology Certified teachers Integrated character development program Dietician-approved meals and snacks provided Now Enrolling!Primrose School of Julington Creek904.230.2828PrimroseJulingtonCreek.com Primrose School at St. Johns Forest904.824.1100PrimroseStJohnsForest.com Primrose School of Glen Kernan904.824.1100PrimroseGlenKernan.com Music Lessons for All Ages Bob Moore 904-333-2479www.bobmooremusic.com/music_lessons Conveniently located at St. Patricks Episcopal Church Summer Camp & Summer Camp & Activities Guide Activities Guide Summer Preschool 3 year-olds rising K5 2, 3, or 5 days per week Four two-week sessions Summer Slide Sessions PreK4 6th grade Eight weekly academic sessions Help maintain academic skills Summer Learning Camp 1st 5th grade Fun, hands-on learning activities Four two-week sessionsBefore and After Camp Care offered at all age levelsVisit www.sotwls.com for details or Call 641-3393 Summer Fun with Three Different Programs: June 18 August 10 Splash in Gods Word VBS, Champions Gymnastics would like to invite you to join us for an Open House session to introduce the owners and sta of Jacksonvilles newest gymnastics club. Owners Valentin and Tanya Ivanov are excited to bring North Floridas youth their lifelong experiences involving Elite and Compulsory level competitive and coaching careers on both the international and local stage. Valentin Ivanov, who competed on Bulgarias national team as a youth and later coached several athletes onto the Bulgarian Olympic team, is enthusiastic about working with our area children in an encouraging, positive, yet challenging atmosphere. Further, Valentin Ivanov received his bachelors degree in sports education with a major in gymnastics. The Ivanovs moved from Bulgaria in 2001, settling in Jacksonville to work for an area gym and in their role assisted several local athletes in achieving their desires in both competition and athletic scholarship endeavors. Champions Gymnastics main to science and nature, arts and crafts, drama, cooking, manners, computers and technology, literature and language, music and movement, sports and games and special visitors that provide exciting learning opportunities in a safe and secure environment. Children march in playground parades, learn about creepy crawlies, send letters to pen pals and enjoy splish splash days. School-age children will enjoy educational and adventure- lled eld trips all summer long! To discover how Goddard can make this summer your childs best learning experience yet visit www.goddardschool. com. Drama Kids International and Young Rembrandts have teamed up again to bring you two weeks of camp this summer! Both Drama Kids and Young Rembrandts have been developing students for over 25 years and are leaders in art education. Join us to experience a camp that is a unique combination of performing and visual arts that are designed to promote con dence and selfesteem! In June, students will experience the antics of comedy and clowning as they exercise their funny bone. In August, students will journey to faraway lands by exploring stories from around the world. Our captivating themes will spark students imaginations as they prepare an end-of-camp showcase. Register online www.DramaKids.com/ FL3. Zone Cheer All-Stars prides itself on its quality sta and facility and has amazing support from their family of gym members and the community. You may have seen Zone Cheer allstars perform locally at school carnivals and other local celebrations. Zone Cheer has had the opportunity to work with Ponte Vedra varsity this past school year and successfully trained them to place second at the FHSCC State Championship. 2012/2013 brings so many new and exciting things happening in the Zone; new athletic and educational camps for boys and girls, fun new tumbling classes, all level all-star teams from ve to 18 years old and half year cheer teams. Check us out today at www.zonecheerallstars.com. Students today need to be able to think critically, work collaboratively and engage in creative problem solving to be successful. They also need to be able to express themselves e ectively. Learn Now programs focus on helping students foster and develop these key skills. In summer 2012, we will be o ering academic enrichment and academic bridge programs for students entering grades three through ve in the fall. We are excited about these new opportunities for students in northern St. Johns and southern Duval counties and look forward to having your child become part of our dynamic learning community. Please visit www.LearnNowInc.com to learn more. Come out and join us at the Julington Creek Plantation Sportsplex for one of our 9 week summer skateboard camps. Raising awareness of all the hazards in a skate park and making sure that your child can excel in skateboarding at a comfortable safe level is our Featured activities cont. from pg. 21 Featured activities cont. on pg. 23Gymnastics studio schedules Open HouseTanya Ivanov assists a student on the beam.focus is to promote the foundational skills such as balance, coordination, strength and exibility which serve as the baseline for every sport. Tanya Ivanov specializes in the recreational level athletes and will prepare them for the competitive level, if they desire. Valentin Ivanov will continue to coach those athletes who wish to compete across Florida, regionally or nationally in USGA Gymnastics. Both are USGA Certi ed Coaches and reside in NW St. Johns County. The Ivanovs dream of becoming American citizens was realized two years ago and the opening of Champions Gymnastics is the next step in completing a journey of working with youth, while sharing the passion for gymnastics. The newly formed club will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, May 19 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at their facility located at 9410 Historic Kings Road (o Sunbeam, near Phillips Highway). Please see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine!

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 23 APPOINTMENT904.264.KIDS264KIDS.COMCALL OR VISITUS ONLINE TO ANSCHEDULE San Jose Blvd. SR 13Bartram Walk Race Track RoadLOCATED ABOVE BLACKSTONE GRILLE 112 BARTRAM OAKS WALK #203 | JACKSONVILLE, FL | 32259 2189 State Rd 13, Switzerland287-2883 Its time for a ROAD TRIP!! Seven weeks of summer fun exploring our great nation. We will be traveling from sea to shining sea through music, stories, art, science, cooking, games and PLAY. Accepting campers ages 2-6 First Session: June 18 21 then weekly until Last Session: July 30 August 2 Sessions meet Monday thru Thursday from 9:30am-1pm OR 9:30am-3pmCALL for more info & to registerARE WE THERE YET??? Summer Camp at Living Waters Preschool... Nondiscriminatory PolicyLiving Waters Preschool admits students and administers policy without regard to race, color, national and ethnic origin. Certied by FLOCS #4939 Summer 2012One and Two Week Sessions beginning in July ...Write Away! ...Creative Writing Enrichment Program Write Right ...Writing Academic Bridge ProgramT.N.T. ..."Trying Neat Technology" Enrichment ProgramVisit our website or e-mail us for more information...www.learnnowinc.com learnnowinc@yahoo.com 9410 Historic Kings Rd. (located near Philips Hwy. and Sunbeam Rd.)Jacksonville, FL 32257Visit our website for our daily schedulewww.championsgymnasticsofjax.com C s b tt lern f r rcng rs n rmisChampions Gymnastics ClubOn Te, On Dre(904) 732-6040Programs Offered Call now to setup a complimentary trial G 10% scf r r Smr c rogr f egre n !i by May 15t"$20 egrin # r cl&' n Jn Summer Summer Camp & Camp & Activities Activities Guide Guidemain goal. Your child will enjoy activities such as skateboarding, basketball, instructional skateboard videos and some much needed pool time to beat the summer heat. All are welcome, so come out the sportsplex and join professional skateboarder Jason Davidson to start your summer o with a blast! Please visit www.jcpcdd.org for more information. Primrose Schools is the leader in early childhood care and education, serving children from six weeks through private kindergarten as well as before and after school care. Primrose Schools are fully accredited through the prestigious SACSCITA national and international accrediting bodies and provide an advanced proprietary balanced curriculum in all classrooms blended with character development. The Primrose philosophy is based upon a partnership with parents, children and sta to ensure children ourish with active minds, healthy bodies and happy hearts. Come visit the Primrose School of Julington Creek or the Primrose School at St. Johns Forest, serving breakfast, lunch and three snacks daily. For additional information, visit us online at www.primroseschools. com. Switzerland Dance School has been bringing the joy of dance to the Mandarin and Switzerland communities since 1975. The abilities and needs of each student are fostered and nurtured in a loving environment. The children, their character and talents are valued and strengthened through our dance programs. A variety of classes are o ered: ballet (including lyrical, character and modern), tap, pointe, hip hop, wiggle giggle, adult classes and cheer/dance. We use dance to develop character and life skills including spiritual principles, discipline and self-con dence, etiquette and healthy body image, math and memory skills, teamwork and dependability and foreign language. Visit www.switzerlanddanceschool. com to learn more. The Academy at Julington Creek o ers a summer camp full of fun and learning through hands on experiences and social interactions. Academy campers will explore each week a new theme with crafts and eld trips designed speci cally to enhance the fun. Week One includes a Play Ben and Jerry to individually create a avor of ice cream. Camp highlights include a visit to MOSH, Florida Theater and Regal Theater. The summer nale will be a Dinner Theater where campers will display music and dance that they have learned during the summer. Please see our ad for more information or visit www. academyatjulingtoncreek.com. We love helping kids growing healthy, says Aylin Ozdemir, M.D.,FAAP. Dr. O is how her patients call her and she is the principal physician at Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville, a practice that has cared Featured activities cont. from pg. 22 Featured activities cont. on pg. 24 Last Day of School St. Johns County SchoolsJune 6, 2012

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Page 24, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Summer Camp & Activities Guide Activities Guide Where we Reach For The Stars Ages 5-18Call Today to Register to be part of the newest Competitive All-Star cheerleading team in the World Golf Village904-940-7289 Call today to register for our summer camp sessions. Boys and girls welcome to come join the summer fun. s s s Day camps with fun lled educational themes learned in a positive environment, incorporating with strength conditioning, tumbling and fun games. Come spend time in our air conditioned facility with certied coaches and the owner of Zone Cheer who holds a BS in Elementary Education grades K-6. s s s s s s ll ed l l e d s s s s s Summer Camps starting June 11July 26th 6. 6 904-460-2833 www.zonecheerallstars.com Weekly price $125.00 9:00 am3:00 pm or $30.00 per day Bring lunch & morning snack. S c hroedersSc hoolOf M usic c om P rivate & Group I nstru c tion All A ges & Abil ities T he M ost Q ua l ied Tea c hers M onth-T oM onth Commitment F ind us on F a c ebook at: Dr. O P ediatri c A sso ciates of J a cksonvi ll eDr. Aylin Ozdemir, MD, FAAP, Dr. Shirley Leadem, MD, FAAP Dr. Yesha Modi, MD Brooke Holway, ARNP License #MA59921 New Julington Creek Location! Oering extended hours with the addition of Dr. Shirley Leadem, MD, FAAP Northeast Floridas First Fully Integrated Pediatric ClinicNew oce serving Julington Creek and St. Johns!~ 1633 Race Track Road, Suite 103 St Johns, FL 32259 (904) 287-7000~ 1102 A1A North, Suite 103 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904) 273-6533 ~ 4745 Sutton Park Court, Suite 801 Jacksonville, FL 32224 (904) 743-2100 www.doctorOjax.com on-site demo kitchen and yoga room. FirstCoastYMCA.org NO LAZY DAYS THIS SUMMERLet the games begin!904.543.9622 Hundreds of hours of practice paid o for Nease High Schools NJROTC varsity drill and competition teams on April 13 and 14, when they participated in the Navy National Academic, Athletic and Drill Championships in Pensacola, Florida. The top 25 schools of the 600 in the nation convened to match skills at personal inspection, academic testing, armed and unarmed drill routines, athletic events. Nease NJROTC varsity teams earned seventh place overall in the nation. Nease took sixth overall in personnel inspection and ninth in academics with Cadet Stenzel placing in the top 20. In the athletics categories, Nease Cadet Gregory took rst for the children of Jacksonville since 1932. Her practice has now grown into three locations, including Julington Creek, which o ers patients a yoga room, a massage therapy room, and an in-house demo kitchen where we o er summer camps for helping families create healthy eating habits. Dr. O believes that integrative medicine is as important as traditional medicine for all children and families and she incorporates both with nutrition and educational needs for children. Visit www.doctorojax.com. Merry Pats Preschool offers part time and full time preschool for babies to VPK. Our school o ers child focused programs and a dedicated team of professional teachers. Our educational philosophy is to encourage children to explore the world around them while building a foundation for a natural love of learning. We were recently congratulated by ECS for our recent Department of Education Kindergarten Readiness Rate; our school scored above the Readiness Rate for the 2010-2011 school year. Summer camp includes weekly themes to keep our bodies active and our brains working! Daily activities include waterplay, music and movement and cooking to bring out our adventurous side. Please see our website, www. merrypatspreschoolonline.com, for more information. Living Waters Preschool and Kindergarten: Who remembers coonskin caps and a giant blue ox? How about sharp shootin Annie Oakley and Pecos Bill? Folklore and legends inspired by the heroes of the USA will be introduced to a new generation of Americans at Living Waters camp this summer. Its not too soon to grab the imagination of our future explorers and innovators. Sign up soon, some weeks are almost full! During the school year we are proud to provide small classes, dedicated teachers, a lively curriculum and an accredited half day kindergarten program. Make LWP&K part of your childs educational plan. Visit www. switzerlandcommunitychurch. org for more information.Featured activities cont. from pg. 23Allen D. Nease NJROTC places 7th overall in the nationBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Thatcher, Nease JROTC Parent Boostersin individual female curl-ups (sit-ups) with 318 and Cadet Reiss took second with 313 male curl-ups and sixth place overall in curl-ups. Cadet Torres placed ninth individually with 94 push-ups leading the team to an overall seventh place in push-ups. In the drill events, Nease teams placed sixth overall with the Unarmed Basic Drill team placing third and the Unarmed Exhibition team placing fourth. The Nease NJROTC unit is extremely thankful for those of you who supported and sponsored the varsity teams trip to Nationals. Nease proudly proves again that its cadets truly are A Cut Above.

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 25 Summer Summer Camp & Camp & Activities Activities Guide Guide 260-4866 www.starlightjax.com Star ightGYMNASTICSOur #1 Priority: Your Children Motivating classes for all ages Fun Additional ProgramsBack by popular demand!Summer CampJune 11th August 10thConveniently located at the corner of I-295 and San Jose Blvd.2012-2013 Early Bird Registration$10 OFFApril 23rd May 25th Jacksonville, FL 11111 San Jose Blvd. 904-220-1212SAVE $100CALL Today Call Today! Drama Kids & Young Rembrandts Visit our website for more information. Register today...space is limited!www.DramaKids.com/FL3 (904) 257-5752YOUNG REMBRANDTSJoin the funBy popular demand we are offering two camps this summer! Dont Miss Out!! Experience the antics of comedy and clowning or enjoy a journey to far away lands during our visual and performing arts camps this summer! Join us for a truly unique camp adventure that will spark your imagination while developing Register today and help discover your inner artist! Ages 6-11 June 11th-15th Comedy & Clowning August 13th-17th Tales from Far Away Lands 9:00AM-5:00PM Geneva Presbyterian Church 1755 SR 13 Spring in Florida came and went in the blink of an eye this year. Just weeks ago though, New York City was taken by storm with spring in its full glory.Never one to pass the opportunity to explore an independent bookstore, I was lured to a table full of books set in New York. I ended up picking up the novel New York by Edward Rutherfurd. USA Today said History was never so fun to read. I did get started on it but the 860 pages is a little daunting as I try to keep up with the students books and all the end of the year responsibilities. I guess it will sit on my to read stack until school gets out. I cant wait to read it though; what I have read was fascinating. Lots of new books have been recently published. Roland Smith continues to entertain with his Storm Runners series; the latest is Eruption. One thing I know, I do not want to be anywhere around a volcano that erupts, no less one with circus cats loose. The Cahills vs. Vespers has released Dead of the Night, book 3 in the series. This one is by Peter Lerangis. Book 4 of this series will be called Shatterproof and is by Roland Smith! It is due out the beginning of September. I am going to have to read up on this series, I love anything Roland Smith writes. His books have such a tremendous appeal to Spring has sprung at Wards Creek Elementary! A big congratulations goes out to all the students that took the FCAT and the teachers that prepped them for this important test! Field days are in full swing, Coach Henson and Coach Massucci have put a new spin on eld day and the children are having a ball. Thank you to all the Nike and parent volunteers for your help in making the eld days a great success. The school year is winding down, but the WCE PTO has several more events scheduled. Notes from the Pacetti Bay Media CenterBy Contributing Writer Lynn Johnson, NBCT, Library Media Specialist Pacetti Bay Middle Schoolboth males and females. I know Shawn Ryan is going to be clamoring for this book. Fans of Carl Hiaasen nally have a new book to check out. Chomp was released at the end of March. Zoo animals, gators of course, the Everglades and a reality show are all part of the action. The other book already out and also not a series is Pinch Hit by Tim Green. Two books with di erent goals swap places each for their own reasons. This month will include the continuations of several series. Spirals (Tunnels) by Roderick Gordon, Serpents Shadow (Kane Chronicles) by Rick Riordan, Bitterblue (Graceling) by Kristin Cashore and Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy) by Veronica Roth are all available now in the media center. These books were all released at the beginning of the month. May is historically a great time to nd new books. Many publishers release new books this time of year. Much to everyones disappointment, James Pattersons book Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure is not coming out until August!News from Wards CreekBy Contributing Writer Beth McCann, Wards Creek PTOThe Mother/Son Pirate Scavenger Hunt is scheduled for May 18. The night promises swashbuckling fun for all and a visit from Captain Mayhem! Volunteers are needed for Pirate Night. Please contact anyone on the board if you would like to help make the night a success. The PTO will be o ering school box kits as well. The kit contains all supplies needed for the next school year and will be delivered to your childs desk on the rst day of school. Look for information in your childs backpack; what a great way to save time and money while helping your school. Wards Creek loves their teachers and sta The rst week in May was teacher appreciation week and each day brought a new treat for all. The teachers were treated to lunch at the King and Bear Clubhouse one afternoon as well as Starbucks Co ee, a snack cart and massages by Village Chiropractic. Thank you to all of our business partners for helping us give a big Thank You to all of our wonderful teachers and sta .without adult direction. A spontaneous challenge is the second part of the competition. Each team has three minutes to prepare, solve and work as a team. The solution is presented and scored immediately in front of a group of judges. Teams have no prior information about this problem. Team member Daniel Mackellar shares, The spontaneous problem at the tournament is always a big surprise. Thats what makes being part of the spontaneous team exciting...you have to be quick thinking, exible and be able to work well as a team. Edie Jarrell, Wards Creek Elementary principal states, Our Odyssey students are creative, ingenious and entertaining. Their synergy has helped them take their ideas and develop an outstanding problem-solving skit. It is a thrill to see these students becoming such amazing leaders in problem-solving teamwork! Wards Creek Elementary has been sponsoring the Odyssey of the Mind program for three years with this year being the largest yet. Odyssey of the Mind cont. from pg. 1 Mothers Day Sunday, May 13

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Page 26, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com Summer Summer Camp & Camp & Activities Activities Guide Guide Swimming Safari Swim SchoolNorthside, Arlington, Southside, Orange Park, Mandarin, Beaches/Intercoastal, Mandarin, San Marco, St. Augustine-210, & WestsideStay Safe, Learn to Swim! Swimming Lessons260-1836www.swimmingsafari.com 287-6331Psalm 149:3 Let them praise his name in dance, let them sing praises unto Him with the timbrel and harp.Near Foot SolutionsCome Praise the Lord With Your FeetSummer ProgramsSummer Dance Program For All Ages Tuesday, June 19th through Thursday, July 26th www.switzerlanddanceschool.com witzerlandance choolBalletT a Hip Ho 904 31 n s h Your Feet l l Age s July 26 26 26 26 26 26 6 6 6 th th th th h h h h h h h h Session A June 11-14 June 18 -21 June 25-28 Session C July 30-Aug 2 Aug 6-9 Aug 23-16 Skate your Summer with Julington Creek Planation Skate Pro Jason Davidson Session B July 9-12 July 16-19 July 23-26 9:00 am-3:00pm (early drop o at 8:30 am) $150.00 20% sibling discount All Ages Welcome! 20% 3 week discount max. 20 kids per camp Contact Jason at 821-3633 jdavidson@jcpcdd.org June 11-14 July 23-26 June 25-28 July 30-Aug 2 July 9-12 Aug 13-16 Open Mondays through Fridays 8:30am 5pm 1631 Race Track Road Suite 101230-7977Most Insurances AcceptedPediatric Associates of Julington Creek, PAOffering care for Infants, Children & Adolescents Mary Ann Garcia, M.D., FAAP Victor Luz, M.D., FAAP Now Enrolling for Fall 2012 and Summer Camp Mark your calendars for the second annual Running of the Knights 5K, one mile fun run and family festival, to be held on Friday May 18, 2012. Proceeds from the event will bene t the athletic and band departments at Creekside High School. Races start and nish at Creekside High School, located at 100 Knights Lane in St. Johns. Electronic timing is provided with 5K registration. Registration/check-in will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The one mile fun run begins at 6:15 p.m. and the 5K Run/Walk/Centipede Race will begin at 7:00 p.m. The evening concludes with an awards ceremony at 8:00 p.m. The entry fee is $10 for the Fun Run and $25 for the 5K (through May 17) or $35 on the day of the race. This years race will include Liberty Pines Academy will honor local veterans and active military personnel on June 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at the school. The Liberty Parade is an annual event for LPA. Last year our event was canceled due to an excess amount of smoke from the wild res burning in the area. The parade is an important event for Liberty Pines Academy students, sta and community. Our schools name is re ective of the native pine trees in the area and our desire to honor veterans and current military service personnel. Our Liberty Parade helps foster the schools teaching of the importance of our freedom and helps to instill patriotism in our students. There will be presentations by our LPA band, sta and students. Each grade level is preparing for the Liberty Parade Its time for the annual Running of the Knightsa new optional division, Centipedes or at least ve runners connected as a unit. Centipedes need to obtain a copy of centipede rules from our website; centipedes will also be considered in our costume contest. All participants registered by May 1 will receive one ticket for a pasta diner to be on held Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at CHS. Additional tickets for non-registered guests are available for $5 per ticket. The Grand Sponsor is Jacksonville Running Company. Please visit our website at www.creeksideknights.com for more information and to download a registration form or apply online.LPA to host annual veterans Liberty ParadeBy Contributing Writer Stephanie Bradford, Liberty Pines Academy PTSOand cannot wait to honor our local heroes. We are asking for all local St. Johns County residents who are retired or active military to please come and join us for this special event. Please contact Kim Sexton at 547-7900 or by email at sextonk@stjohns.k12. .us for an invitation to the Liberty Parade. Last Day of SchoolSt. Johns County Schools June 6, 2012 Memorial Day Monday, May 28Youve seen them on TV, on the sidelines and in this newspaper now come and nd out more information for yourself and/or your daughter! The Nease Sparklers will be holding an informational meeting for their upcoming 2012 2013 cheer season on Thursday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. at Nease High School in the Media Center. In their inaugural season, the Nease Sparklers kept busy performing at two home football games and with the Nease Sparklers Care Community Outreach program (an annual event with the Ronald McDonald House in late February). The Sparkle Effect is a non-pro t organization that helps bring special needs cheer squads to high schools nationwide. See you at the meeting on May 17! Nease Sparklers invite you to learn more Got News? editor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 27 Summer Summer Camp & Camp & Activities Activities Guide Guide REGISTER NOW!Full Day Full Week Programs! Call for more information or register online at:904-620-2998Kids Sports Development Camp Eco Camp $10 OFF Bring in this Ad The Pacetti Bay Middle School PTSO is approaching the end of the school year with a urry of activities. PTSO held its second dance of the year on March 16. For the Cruise into Spring dance, students dressed in their best Hawaiian shirts and nest hula skirts and posed for photos in front a giant sunset created by students Emily Warner and Kelsey Taylor. The gym was decorated with travel posters and lit palm trees and was the perfect scene to get the kids in the mood for Spring Break. Several students treated the other attendees to a karaoke sing along with the music. Thank you to the volunteers who donated their time and food items and to Bev Downs for organizing the dance. We couldnt have done it without you! PBMS celebrated Arts in School month by hosting Evening of the Arts on March 27. This was an opportunity for the community to hear music and view artwork created by students from PBMS as well as its feeder schools, Wards Creek PBMS PTSO is cruising through spring By Contributing Writer Sharon Davis, Pacetti Bay Middle School PTSOElementary and Mill Creek Elementary. PBMS band director Charles Rankin and PBMS performing arts leader Laurie Sloan had a lot to be proud of as their students put on percussion, band, singing and monologue performances. Student art work was displayed in the cafeteria, where a hands-on arts and crafts area was hosted by PBMS art teacher Ashley Demaio. Refreshments and spirit wear were sold by the PTSO and Tim Klein from the Palencia Starbucks was serving up frappucinos. Thank you to Courtney Scherer for organizing this wonderful event! Evening of the Arts included a group of boys performing Greased Lightning, providing an excellent preview of PBMSs upcoming musical, Grease (middle school version), which will be presented on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m. This is the rst musical to be put on by the PBMS performing arts department. Tickets are $5 and will go on sale May 1. The PTSO is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week May 7 through 11 with a Cinco de Mayo theme. We have received outstanding support from community businesses for this event and we thank each of them for their contribution. We are blessed at PBMS to have a wonderful group of teachers and sta and we are happy to be able to show them our appreciation for all they do. As we approach the end of the school year, it is time to think about next years PTSO. If you are interested in helping the PTSO make the upcoming school year as successful as possible, These PBMS girls are ready to hula The Advanced Percussion group has got the beat!please consider volunteering to be on the PTSO board. Contact Debbie Adams at dadams2@att. net or visit our website at wwwpbm.stjohns.k12. .us/ptso/ for further information. Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! Direct Line: 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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Page 28, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMES! Southwood VillageAT WESTMINSTER WOODS ON JULINGTON CREEKCall 904-287-7300 to schedule a visit to see the lovely, new villas and charming neighborhood. Just 6 homes remaining! Call today to reserve yours!Luxurious. Affordable. Exceptional. The Shoppes of MurabellaAccepting New Patients (904) 826-346952 Tuscan Way Suite 205 St. Augustine, FL 32092 New Location!Mon-Thurs: 8-6:30 Saturday: 9-1 Walk-Ins Welcome Newcomers of North St. Johns will be holding this seasons last meeting/luncheon and electing their next years club o cers on Tuesday, May 15 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Marsh Creek Country Club, located at 169 Marshside Drive in St. Augustine. For our luncheon, a mixed greens salad with rolls and butter and a choice of Lemon Chicken Imperial with rice pilaf and grilled vegetables or grilled shrimp with penne pasta and pesto cream sauce, accompanied with carrot cake and a soda, iced tea or co ee will be o ered. A cash bar, door prizes and ra es will also be provided. The cost is $23 which Some estimates indicate there are approximately 10,000 horses in St Johns County. Many of them are beloved pets; some of them are therapy and working horses; some of them compete and win on the national level. On Saturday, May 19, the St. Johns County Horse Council will host a tour of three of the beautiful horse farms in our county. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided to our guests. Feedin Time and Purina sponsor the rst stop at 2 Son Farm from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Our host Laura Gavronsky and barn manger Victoria Otto will demonstrate classical horsemanship, both Western and English, including ground work training for a young horse. 2 Sons mission is to provide a facility that promotes safety, learning and tools for all disciplines of riding. In addition saddle maker Hal Rogers will be there. Hal is an artist and craftsman. It is a treat to see his saddles and other leatherwork. Join us for a light breakfast and good company at 8050 County Road 208 in St Augustine. Diamond R Fertilizer and Erin Emmans, DVM of Atlantic Veterinary hospital sponsor the pig roast lunch at Castle Guard Stables at Hidden Acres from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Our hosts, Laura Borger, owner/head trainer and Pat Conway, youth trainer, have arranged a tour of the 130 acres of trails and a dressage and jumping demonstrations by Borger. In addition Lee Ann Rogers demonstrates English saddle tting and equine massage techniques. Who says horses arent pampered? Come enjoy lunch and demonstrations at 1310 St. Marks Pond Road in St. Augustine. Futchs Tractor Depot and Orangedale Auto Repair sponsors the Horse Council Tours very special third stop. Cyndy Burtons TenPoint Ranch houses three programs: StarBrite Foundation is set St. Johns County Horse Council announces rst annual Farm Tourup to o er free equestrian experiences to children in crisis; StarBrite Volunteers is a free program for all ages to learn about care and training horses and TopLine Training is a full horse training program. Winston Churchill said, The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a person. Here at StarBrite Stables, 9155 Barrel Factory Road in Hastings you can learn what Churchill really meant. Join us to nish the day with sweets and good company while you learn about how special horses really are. The St. Johns County Horse Council is looking forward sharing the day with you discovering our horse community. For more information and to RSVP, please go to St Johns County Horse Council Facebook page Events. For safetys sake dogs will be turned away. See you there on Saturday, May 19!Newcomers season naleBy Contributing Writer Marcia Smith, Newcomers of North St. Johnsincludes tax and tip. Our entertainment will feature music by Tim Rippey, a local favorite and singer extraordinaire. For one of his songs, he will be performing his version of The Phantom of the Opera. Please RSVP by May 7 and note that we cannot o er refunds. Please indicate your entree choice at the bottom of your check and mail to NNSJ, 824 I eld Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32095. If you have any questions, please email Laraine at lol2918@aol.com. Please mark your calendars for our next season, beginning on September 18 with our meeting/luncheon to renew your club friendships!Newcomers of North St. Johns enjoyed their spring luncheon held recently at St. Johns Golf & Country Club. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants gave a fun and most informative presentation using food and owers in making beautiful arrangements. Seated left to right are Mary Jo Gowens, Judy Rassa, Bonnie Hennessey, Judy Janssen, Linda Nichols, Judy Haley, Catherine Tighe and Jo-Anne Laird. Photo by Jo-Anne Laird Dispose of unwanted/outdated prescription medication (excluding sharps, medical wastes, nuclear medications or thermometers) St. Johns County Sheriffs Of ce Weekdays excluding holidays 8:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.Contact: Crime Prevention Deputy Corporal Diana Bryant at 810-6694

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 29 Adkins Pool Services, Inc.401-1556thepoolprofessor@att.net Your friendly neighborhood pool service! Award Less than 5% of all vendors on Angies List get this award Sambursky Chiropractic, LLCDr. Bruce Sambursky, Chiropractic Physician683-4376 12421 San Jose Blvd. #300 (just South of Solantic )Serving the Mandarin and Julington Creek area. www.backbonejax.com 23 Years Experience Accepting most insurance and Cash paying patients.Immediate same day appointments available. Jane Moore, Licensed Massage Therapist ( LMT # 0023441)Massage Therapist on StaTHE PATIENT OR PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCED FEE SERVICE S, EXAMINATIONS OR TREATMENT. ChiropractorStop suffering from: Open Saturdays Celebrate the End of the School Year!Saturday, May 19that the JCP Fun PoolMore info at www.jcpcdd.orgJulington Creek Plantation PresentsCome be a part of the largest community based program in Florida. Three Final 8 State Cup Teams, State Cup Final 4, Region Cup Champions. Additionally, Creeks teams have won a variety of tournaments throughout Florida and the Southeast during the 2011 2012 season. Creeks Clash Premier Try-outs May 29 June 2 at Veterans ParkPlease register at CAASoccer.com Try-outs are open to all Boys and Girls players, U11 U18 Planning a summer vacation? Many people take their summer vacations between Mothers Day and Labor Day, with a vast majority driving their car to their vacation destination. So it only makes sense for your car to be in tip top shape before departing on your adventure. Here are some ideas for you to consider before hitting the road: Proper tire in ation is not only a key to enhanced gas mileage and the quality of your ride, but proper in ation will also extend the wear on your tires. The most important location for your best tires is in the back of your car. Properly rotating your tires will also extend the life of your tires; and the easiest way to remember when to rotate your tires is when you get your oil changed. Is your car pulling either to the left or to the right when you drive? Then you probably should be in the market for an alignment. Alignments are easy, relatively inexpensive and will enhance the quality of your ride and the life of your tires. However, if your tires are showing wear around the edges or if you have less tread than the size of half of a quarter, you should probably consider new tires before you begin your summer vacation. Tires come in many sizes and brands and range in price from relatively inexpensive to top of the line. You can make the decision based on your particular car and the amount of money you feel comfortable in paying. Without question, an oil change is always a good idea before you head out for your This months movie review belongs to the lm Hunger Games, an action lm for adults and teens. The future in our world could be a very di erent place, but in the Hunger Games, after war and rebellion, the population is divided into 12 districts. Each district has its own strengths and weaknesses and each year as tribute to the end of the rebellion, two members of each district are chosen by lottery to participate in the games. It is a game of life and death and only one can survive. Some have trained for this game for all of their lives and some will have to survive by guile, wit and skill. Katniss Everdeen is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence, lives in district 12 and manages to support her mother and sister by hunting. She feeds the families and then she and her friend Gale, played by Liam Hemsworth, sell and trade whatever they can for survival items needed on a day-to-day basis. The Lottery chooses a male and female from each area. This lottery day, Katniss sister is chosen and as her provider and protector, she volunteers in her place. This is extremely uncommon and rejoiced throughout the viewing community as the Hunger Games is the most watched show in the 12 districts.Summer travel tips By Contributing Writer Dick Erickson, Chairman and CEO and Aaron Wood, Vice President, Sun Tiresummer vacation. Whether you perform this service yourself or choose to take your car to a professional, you will be doing your car and your piece of mind a huge favor. Saving time before a vacation is always important and an oil change almost always takes less than an hour. One last thing as far as oil changes are concernedits always a good idea to change your oil lter when you change your oil. So when you embark on your summer vacation this year, simply follow these tips and with any luck, you will be able to save the excitement of your vacation for your destination as opposed to experiencing any automobile issues along the way. For additional information, please contact customerservice@suntire.com.Movie ReviewHunger GamesDirected by: Gary Ross. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson and Donald Sutherland. Review by T.G. StantonRating: Good Movie, Glad to Have Seen It (4 out of 5) The male participant from her area is Peeta Mellark, performed by Josh Hutcherson. He is from a family that is better o yet still he will have to ght for his life, as will all of the other players in the game. Behind the scenes of the games, manipulations and politics are played. Donald Sutherland plays President Snow, who manages the rules of the games and changes them as he desires. Each district is guided by a past winner of the games; Katniss and Peeta have Haymitch Abernathy, represented by Woody Harrelson. Haymitch may be a hindrance or may be a godsend as he is the one between the players and the viewers who aids them in getting sponsors. When the games begin and manipulations are part of the game, sponsors often make the di erence in life and death. The Hunger Games is based on a much-read novel of the same name and is directed by Gary Ross; the movie adaptation is well done in relation to the path of the book. The love-hate relationship between Haymitch and Katniss is well played by the actors, as is the manipulations of the games by the rulers of the Capitol. The dangers of weather and nature play well into the dangers of the games and add to the excitement. The machinations and di culties to make Katniss more likeable are enjoyable, though I did expect more from the costume design and some of the special e ects. Otherwise, as a reader of the book and for those who have not opened the pages, it was a very well done lm. Sequels are anticipated. Everybody reads The CreekLine Shouldnt your ad be included?lg@rtpublishinginc.com

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Under NO circumstance should you send any money in advance or give the client your checking, license ID, or credit card numbers. Also beware of ads that claim to guarantee loans regardless of credit and note that if a credit repair company does business only over the phone it is illegal to request any money before delivering its service. All funds are based in US dollars. Toll free numbers may or may not reach Canada. The U12 Creeks Clash boys recently won the Florida Youth Soccer Associations Region B Cup, ranking them number one in Region B in their age group. During the span of three weekends and eight games, the boys went undefeated. They faced Clay County and First Coast in the semi- nal and nal games, respectively, winning both games with a score of 2 to 1. The team will now represent Region B in the Presidents Cup in Auburndale, Florida, where they will compete against the other three top Region Cup teams in their age groups in the state of Florida. Congratulations to Assistant Coach William Dudley, Head Coach Randy Zamparelli, Assistant Coach Barry Axelrad, Ethan Dudley, Jared Axelrad, Justin Martinez Kaelen Glaze, Jordan Bahamonde, Jacob McIntosh, Jeffrey Hynn, Mathew Jackson, Mack Solms, Ryan Cadwaladee, Darien Witherspoon and Grant Ciof Congratulations Creeks Clash!The fourth annual Creekside High School Cheerleading Camp, featuring Head Coach Jamie Godfrey and the varsity cheerleaders, will be held June 25 through June 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. This camp is open to the rst 80 girls who sign up and the cost is $90 if registered by June 1. All campers should be enrolled in kindergarten through fth grades during the 2012-13 school year. Every camper can expect interactive and fun instruction from varsity coaches and players focusing on cheers, chants, jumps, stretches and dance. Campers will be invited to perform during halftime at a CHS Knights football game this year. To register, please visit the Creekside High School at website www-cshs.stjohns. k12. .us and click on athletics; Sports in Brieflook for the Cheer Camp link. For further information, please email Coach Godfrey at godfrej@stjohns.k12. .us. Knights Dance Camp 2012 will be held June 18 through 21. The Creekside Knights Dance Camp provides elite dance training that will inspire and encourage dancers of all abilities and challenge their limits while having lots of fun! Parents are invited to attend a performance and awards ceremony at the end of camp and campers are invited to dance with the Knights Dancers at a CHS home game. The cost is $95, with a $10 discount if you register by June 1, 2012. Brochures may be found at wwwchs.stjohns.k12. .us. Please email Krystina.Nelson@stjohns. k12. .us with questions. WWW WWWwww.TheCreekLine.comVisit our website:This spring, an online resource is helping landscapers and do-it-yourselfers save water by choosing the right plants for their yards speci c growing conditions. By choosing the right plants for the natural conditions of a landscape and putting them in the right place, homeowners can reduce the need for irrigation, which saves water and money. The St. Johns River Water Management Districts online search tool is a database of hundreds of plants that are native to Florida or are Florida-friendly. The database is designed to help determine which plants are most appropriate for a landscape Choosing the right plants for your yard saves water By Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management Districtgiven its natural growing conditions. The waterwise plant database is a dynamic web-based search tool that is compatible with most smartphones. The database, which is located at oridaswater.com/waterwiselandscapes, is searchable by 12 characteristics, including scienti c name, common name, plant size, color of owers, hardiness zone, soil moisture needs, light and shade requirements, salt tolerance and more. The plant details can help homeowners select the optimal location for the plant where it would need minimal irrigation to thrive. The database also allows users to compare information about di erent plants to determine if they are suitable to plant together and to help the user better plan planting areas. The districts waterwise landscaping web pages also provide information on how to design a water-conserving landscape and how to group plants according to their needs, such as planting region, sunlight and soil conditions. The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 31 The CreekLine Marketplace ads!886-4919 Community MarketplaceAttention Small Businesses!!!For just $39 per issue you can reach 23,000+ addresses (min. of 6 issues) Call 886-4919 today! Massage TherapyAlicia Hunter LMTOnly $50 an hour #MM12329/MA53865 Neuromuscular Therapy ( 904 ) 514 5788www .hunter l mt. c omA New U Massage located in San Jose Office Center, Next to Sonnys and Ace Hardware$5 OFF with this ad. www.allearspetsitting.com (904) 687-9610 Bonded, Insured & Affordable American Classic LawnsQuality Lawn MaintenanceMandarin N. St. Johns County707 4468Residential from $30.Commercial Residential COASTAL ROOFING SYSTEMSRe-Roong is our SpecialtyCovering Northeast Floridas Finest Homes With Quality Work and Professional Service Since 1993. Sin Sin Sin Si S ce ce 199 199 9 3. Free Estimates! Licensed Insured 460-2815 State Certified Roofing Contractor #CCC057020 A Coastal Building Systems Company. 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High-school degree required, competence in the English language, patience, and pleasant manner a must. Experience preferred, but not required. Skills include strong organizational ability, excellent telephone and inperson communication skills, basic computer and of ce equipment skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Must have compassion for animals and their owners and understand the stress that patients and clients endure. Regular weekday off and alternate Saturday schedule. Bene ts after 90-day probationary period include pet care, paid holidays, personal time-off and uniforms. Fill out an application at the clinic, 6751 State Road 16 St. Augustine, or go on-line to BartramTrailVets.com and download an application from the forms and fax it to 904-940-0399 or email it to angelaidlaw@BartramTrailVets.com Bartram Trail Veterinary Hospital is seeking a caring, hard-working person for full-time or parttime kennel position. Positive, caring attitude with ability to work independently and as part of team. Responsibilities will include feeding and exercising boarded animals, laundry, bathing animals, cleaning and light maintenance of boarding and hospital areas. Bene ts after 90-day probationary period include pet care, paid holidays, sick/ personal time-off and uniforms. Regular weekday off and rotating weekend schedule standard. Fill out an application at the clinic, 6751 State Road 16 St. Augustine, or go on-line to BartramTrailVets.com and download an application from the forms and fax it to 904-940-0399 or email it to angelaidlaw@BartramTrailVets.com Pet Sitting Company part time work with pet. Applicant must live in the 32259 area. Flexible hours. Adult applicants only. Call Robin at 687-9610. PHYSICAL THERAPIST Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine is currently seeking a Florida Licensed Physical Therapist for our CR210 of ce. Candidate must have two years experience in outpatient orthopaedic/sports medicine. Perform evaluatio n & physical therapy treatment for patients. Chiropractic of ce looking for front desk receptionist. Full time position. Must have computer skills, be a fast learner, very friendly/outgoing, ling, good phone skills. Bruce Sambursky, D.C. fax resume to 683-4378 or email samburskychiro@comcast.net Panache in Julington Creek is interviewing experienced & talented Stylists to join our team. Do you enjoy working in a professional, clean & successful environment? Apply at www.getpanache. com or stop in 2758 Racetrack Road #403 HELP WANTED! If you like music (and other arts) and would like to volunteer to support a non-pro t organization bringing music to the community, please call 374 8639 Join the Baptist South circle of care. Visit e-baptisthealth.com for the most up to date list of job openings. Listings are updated daily and change often. 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Champions Gymnastics Club is looking to provide employment opportunity for Womens Competitive Gymnastics coach for optional levels. Experienced coaches who enjoy a positive, energetic and refreshing work environment are welcome to contact us: Phone: (904) 732-6040 email: championsgymnasticsclub@yahoo.com Part-time drama teacher needed for after school childrens program. Teach at various locations within NW St. Johns county. Theater and education experience preferred. Please email resume to dramakidsjax@gmail.com. Elite Amenities seeks Lifeguards & Pool Monitors in C.R. 210 west area. Strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills. Attentive to customer service. FT and PT hours. Need transportation & cell w/ texting. Call 710-0172. Davidson Realty is now recruiting new and experienced Realtors. Let us tell you why were routinely one of the Best Places to Work in Northeast Florida. Call 904-940-5000 or visit us at www.DavidsonRealtyInc.com. Pet Sitting Company Part time work with pets. Applicant must live in the International Golf Parkway area. Flexible hours. Adult applicants only. Call Robin at 687-9610. Come join our team. We are a twelve year old local company Location Mandarin Commission Sales A valid drivers license and transportation with proper insurance required Call on local businesses to sell advertising space in our local Community Newspapers Manage existing accounts while developing new business via cold calls Previouse Sales Experience not required Be professional and succinct Have superior written and verbal communication skills Be pro cient with spreadsheet (EXCEL) and word processing (WORD) software Have ability to utilize E-mail. Contact: publisher@rtpublishinginc.com Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com What would YOU like to read about each month in The CreekLine?Let us know! editor@thecreekline.com

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Page 32, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com www.RiverofLifeUMC.comTHANK-YOU to the NW St. Johns County community for the support of our Grand Opening!Family Vacation: Enjoying the journey. This will be a fun, creative, and meaningful look at Gods teaching on how to do life as a family. Family life is hard! Is it possible to not only survive, but to thrive on the journey? We will discover that together as we study Gods teachings. Join us in our NEW building on Sundays at 9:30am! Faith News A CONNECTING CHURCH Our Sunday Services Traditional Worship 8:30am Sunday School 9:45am Contemporary Worship 11:00amwww.switzerlandcommunitychurch.org Sunday Morning 10 am @ Timberlin Creek Elementary School 555 Pine Tree Lane St. Augustine, FL 32092 904-535-5636 S t Looking for a place to belong? We are looking for you. www.familylifefellowshipjax.com St Francis In-The-FieldEpiscopal ChurchChristian Formation 9:00am Sunday Service 10:00amChildrens Chapel and Nursery Available895 Palm Valley Rd (1 mile east of US1)615-2130 Dr. Jenny Preer Purposefully limited practice providing the time, energy & attention you deserve North Florida Coaching North Florida Counseling & Mediation Services, LLC (904) 701-8255 www.northcoaching.com www.northcounseling.comCounseling is available for individuals (18+), couples, and families working through various issues. FL Supreme Court Certied Family Mediation Services creates personal solutions for both on-going and potential legal conicts, including child timesharing agreements. Coaching creates strategies and action plans that move you toward your goals. It is for people who want to do something more. I help students (16+) and adults dene educational, career & personal goals and create plans to overcome the obstacles in their way. Licensed Counselor, Family Mediator, Coach Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (OLGC) will be sponsoring another one of their famous sh and shrimp fry lunches and dinners on Friday, May 18. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lunch will consist of fried sh, shrimp or combination of both along with French fries and either cole slaw or baked beans and some hush puppies. Dinner will o er the same fried items plus a delicious broiled sh, shrimp or combination of both prepared Franoise style with rice and cole slaw. A tempura shrimp dinner is also o ered with rice or French fries and cole slaw. Chicken Strips are available. Drinks and wonderful homemade desserts are available for a donation. The church is located in the World Golf Village area on State Road 16, one mile northwest of Pacetti Road. All proceeds go to the continued development of the OLGC church and its ministries. St. Francis in-the-Field Episcopal Church is o ering a parents Morning Out program for the 2012-2013 school year. If your child(ren) are between 12 months and four years old they can be enrolled in our program. The program runs on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The children are taught di erent prayers and bible verses and do this while having lots of fun. The goal of the program is to help develop and increase their Christian beliefs while giving parents a few children-free Picture this: As the sun rises over the river, its warm rays lter through the oak canopy to the picnic blanket youve lovingly spread. Dad sprawls on one end, hoping for a few more minutes of sleep, and the children clamber over him, assuming its time to play. You set out breakfast bread and fruit then the family bows to thank Jesus for the morning, the food and each other. *click* The photographer forever captures a morning full of memories. No forced smiles. No cheesy poses. Real life makes for great family photos. I remember when Ben was a baby rstborns often su er needlessly as we learn the ropes of parenthoodI dolled him up and dragged him to a studio for pictures every few months. Bright lights, cheesy backdrops and scary teddy-bears dominate those pictures. Thirteen years and ve children later, weve changed tactics for family photos and have great photographs and great memories as a result! The sunrise breakfast above was our last family shoot with a professional, but we love to capture memories with our own camera as well, so whether its time for you to update your family photo frames or just get some classic candids, I have some tips to help you get some great shots: Feed them well: Breakfast at sunrise was a stretch. I prepared everything the night before so all we had to do in the morning was get dressed, grab the picnic basket and leave. It was worth it! Enjoying breakfast allowed our photographer to pull one North St. Johns County Young Life invites you to join us for the second annual Young Life Race for Kids, 5k walk/run and one mile Fun Run for kids on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Nocatee. The race will commence at 8:00 a.m. This fun walk/run will bring families and the entire community together to support our teenagers in northern St. Johns County by helping fund Young Lifes weekly club meetings, sending kids to camp and other special events. Register now for the 5k race for $30 and one mile fun hours. The sta has been highly trained and many of them belong to St. Francis. Please consider having your little one(s) participate in what we believe is a great program. Please contact the church at 615-2130 for more information. Looking for a place to belong? Family Life Fellowship (FLF) is a newly established church meeting at Timberlin Creek Elementary School. Its contemporary, charismatic and family oriented worship is relaxing and fun for all ages. FLF is a body of diverse believers with the desire for the move of the Holy Spirit. Our mission, at Family Life Fellowship, is to reach the hurting with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our focus is to build strong family relationships through fellowship with other believers and ultimately to have a more abundant life through Jesus Christ. You are invited to nd out what FLF is all about. If youre looking for a church that has a heart for worship, an exciting and relevant word for the times we are living in and ministry opportunities, then we invite you to visit one of our services. Family Life Fellowship is currently meeting at Timberlin Creek Elementary School o of County Road 210. Our Sunday morning service is at 10:00 a.m. Unity Church for Creative Living is pleased to be a part of Soles4Souls (www.Soles4Souls.com). We are currently a drop site for used shoes to be donated to this program and distributed all over the world. We have packed up and sent over 500 pair of shoes so far. Please remember that this is an on-going event, so continue to bring in your unwanted shoes and well pass them on to be a blessing to someone else. On Saturday, May 12 at 1:00 p.m., we will be packing again. You may drop old shoes o at any time, just put them in a plastic bag and leave them by our front door. Unity Church for Creative Living is located at 2777 Race Track Road.Purposeful ParentingPicture this: Photo tipsBy Allie Olsenchild aside at a time while the others were happily munching and also capture real life as little hands reached for favorite (non-staining!) foods. Get at eye level: If youre taking shots of your own family, think outside the box. Get down low and ll your frame with your favorite little subject. Or you may climb up on a bench and look down... you get the picture! (pun intended) Bring some props: Bring propsand I dont mean a footballunless your son happens to love football. The point is, make sure youre re ecting the things your child loves! This is a fun way to document their changing tastes. Lauren loves to bake, so we took her favorite cupcake cookbook and a giant cupcake piggy bank. The boys brought their wooden swords and we captured swordplay. En Garde! Dont stress: Have fun! Consider bringing a few surprises like bubbles or silly string in case things start to get tense. And take your time. Think of it as a family playdate! And look for a photographer who has the same mentality. Have some fun being a family and enjoy a picture perfect day.run $10 by visiting www.YLRaceForKids.com. Sponsorships and in-kind donations are still welcomed, but call quickly for business and sponsor recognition! Please stay and join us for the post race celebration with a continental breakfast and fun for everyone! Young Life is a non-denominational scripture based mission of Christ centered people committed to reaching adolescents in our community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please visit www.younglife.org for more information. St. Johns community race event to be held at Nocatee Tell our advertisers you saw them inThe CreekLine Support our fine Support our fine Advertisers! Advertisers!Celebrate Mom! Sunday, May 13 Invitethe community to your House of Worshipeditor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com May 2012 The CreekLine, Page 33 Why do we have more than 30 full-time agents, many of whom have received the prestigious Star Best in Client Satisfaction award multiple times? Why do we back up those agents with a comprehensive support staff, ready and waiting to do everything it takes? Because trust isnt something youre given, its something you earn. Time and time again, year after year, the team at Davidson Realty has earned that trust from our clientsthrough good markets and bad. Now wed like the chance to earn yours. 904-940-5000 | DavidsonRealtyInc.comTRUSTED REAL ESTATE ADVISORS. TRUSTJust ve little letters but a really big word. With the end of the year approaching quickly, most sports at Nease are coming to their end as well. First o lacrosse ended Monday, April 15. The girls made it to the semi- nals of Districts, in which ve schools competed. The team met their challenge against Fletcher, but the game was excellent. There are only two seniors graduating from the team this year, so next year, the girls are ready to work hard and come back strong for 2012-2013. Nikki Dalton, a junior, said, This season was one of the best. I love the team; we are like one big family. I cant wait for next year! The track team is also doing extremely well, as they just had their district meet late April. The top four competitors from each category advance to Regionals. The top girl sprinters include Mary Ski (who won the 100 meter hurdles, anda participated in the long jump), Jada Harris on high jump and Courtney Miller who pole-vaulted. On the boys side, Ceolamar Ways ran the 100, 200 and 400 meter runs and competed in the Villages Football Associations 2012 tackle football and cheerleading registration is now open online at www.vfapanthers. org. Villages Football Association (VFA) is a member of the St. Johns River Youth Football Conference, a United Youth Football a liate. Our organization is dedicated to o ering football and cheerleading to all youth between the ages of ve and 15 in NW St. Johns County. We are proud to be a part of Villages Athletic Association in providing youth athletic opportunities to the children of the World Golf Village area. Our mission is to develop sound young men and women that will be the leaders of tomorrow. Our coaches are dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of teamwork and good sportsmanship through football and cheerleading. Both tackle football and cheerleading are age-based programs which will allow your children to participate with their VFA registration now open Nease Sports RoundupBy Elena Castello, Nease Studentlong jump. On the distance side of the team, Karen Xiang won the 800 meter run and Kristen Barbour and Alyssa Rodale ran the 3200 meters at the front of the group. On boys distance, Mac Reynolds ran the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Softball ended on Tuesday, April 17, with the last game against Ponte Vedra. The team won their last regular season game, which proved they improved drastically all season. The young team has lled the big shoes that they had to ll and makes other teams nervous when they nd out they have to play the Nease softball team. Yet the team is still fairly young and is improving every year. Next year will be even better, as the team becomes closer and more successful. The baseball team also ended with a winning record! The team did meet some challenges towards the end of the year, but the team pulled it together and competed at Districts. Even though there were some injuries on the team, the team was able to get focused and took it game by game and was successful in the end. MANDARINEYECARESince 1992Quality Eyewear at Aordable Prices x & Non-R x Sunglasses One Hour ServiceIn most cases 292 397511111 San Jose Boulevard Eye Exams Available Anniversary Special25% OFFA complete pair of glassesSome restrictions apply. Does not apply to previous purchases, insurance rates, and other discounts. Expiration date: July 31, 2012 Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary! Authorized Distributor classmates and friends. Competition will also be against children of the same age groups. The VFA looks forward to you becoming part of its family in 2012. For more information on our programs as well as registration, please visit our website at www. vfapanthers.org. May 28, 2012

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Page 34, The CreekLine May 2012 www.thecreekline.com 904-994-7457Call Me For A FREE Yard AnalysisJimmy WaltersJCP Resident SOLSTICE LAWN CARE, LLC Visit us at: www.solsticelawncare.com No Annual Contract No Locked-In Monthly Fees Guaranteed Service Day Full Service Lawn Program!Our Lawn Maintenance Program Includes: We Also Offer These Additional Services: Julington Creek Animal Walk is a state-of-the-art pet boarding facility for dogs, cats, and exotics providing: Your pet will nd a welcoming retreat at our 9-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park featuring a bone-shaped swimming pool and our NE Floridas Premier Luxury Pet Resort, Dog Park and SpaConveniently located next to Julington Creek Animal Hospital Stop by for a tour and receive a coupon for a free daily park pass Aordable small dog luxury oasis. Please call for details. Veterinarian Owned and Operated Loggerhead Aquatics recently nished a very successful short course season. JCLA had four swimmers attend the Florida versus Florida Gold All-Star dual meet this year. To attend the meet, swimmers had to be in the Top Six at FLAGs in an individual event. Summer Stan eld, Eleanor Pollitt, Carter Strickland and Ethan Chestang represented Loggerhead competing for Team Florida. Stan eld put in a top performance winning the 10&U 50 y and placing second in the 50 back. Team Florida won the dual meet against Florida Gold (South Florida). Senior swimmers traveled to Orlando for the Florida Swimming Spring Senior Championships on February 23 through 26. Loggerhead had 19 athletes competing. This is the most the team has had; last year there were nine swimmers at this meet. JCLA swimmers competed admirably under tough circumstances. Most were not tapered and still swam well. The swimmers that were in fact tapered rocked the house. Seniors then made the trip back to the Orlando Y for the USA Swimming Sectional Champs (which is one step below Nationals) on March 15 through 18. LogThe North Florida All-Stars (NFA) dance team has been on top again for the 2011-2012 season. This seasons teams included a youth hip hop, junior hip hop and expanding this year into the jazz category with junior jazz. The season began with a successful UDA dance camp in St. Petersburg Beach where the team came away with rst place in home routine and a superior award trophy. After returning to Jacksonville, the team had choreography camp where the team was able to work with one of the best in the business, choreographer Bonita Lovett. Lovett has danced with artists P. Diddy, the Black Eyed Peas, Sean Kingston, Fergie, Wyclef Jean, and the Beach Boys. Not only has she had the opportunity to perform with such artists, she has also been featured in Disneys Shake It Up, Nickelodeons Fresh Beat Band and has worked on RIO. Lovett worked with NFA dancers on the most current hip hop technique and helped to choreograph youth hip hops Love Doctor routine and junior hip hops Millitary routine. Local dance team has winning season NFA dancers competed this year at the State Cheer and Dance Championships in Daytona Beach, UDA National Dance Team Competition in Walt Disney World, Cheersport Nationals in Atlanta, COA River City Challenge in Jacksonville, American Open in Orlando and Cheersport Grand Championships in Jacksonville. It was a great season that was capped o with rst place nishes from all three NFA teams at Cheersport Grand Championships. Loggerheads short course season a successBy Contributing Writer Jacalyn Mortongerhead once again wrote the record books as 14 athletes competed in the meet (2011 saw Loggerhead with six athletes). JCLA had three swimmers compete in nals: Dani Gordon, Evan Jacob and Stacey Stan- eld. There were 74 Loggerhead swimmers that participated in Area 1-4 Championships. The entire team helped in achieving second place overall. JCLA combined to win 18 individual events at the meet backboned by high point winner Anna Moore and high point runner up Nicky Tayag. Additionally, ve swimmers recorded new FLAG qualifying times: Michael Morton, Gaby Hert, Amelia Tayag, John Ryan and Anna Gapinski. Loggerhead Head Coach Mark Corley likes where the team is headed. The growth we have seen in our team is evident, said Corley. The swimmers, the parents and the coaches are following the correct path. We hope to stay on this path and see continued growth in the coming years. More information about Loggerhead Aquatics can be found at loggerheadaquatics. com.Loggerhead Aubrey Miller swimming butter y The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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The mantra right plant, right place reminds us that plants have particular requirements for light, soil type and, crucially, moisture. For detailed advice see http://fyn.ifas.u .edu/ If youve been taking stock of your landscape, perhaps youve noticed that one of your plants is less than stellar. If it wilts without recovering once the sun goes down, it could be happier elsewhere, in its right place and a more drought-tolerant plant can take its place. Beginning on Monday, May 7, the top professional golfers in the world will be on the First Coast for THE PLAYERS. Practice rounds will take place through Wednesday, May 9. Military Appreciation Day will also be on that Wednesday as country music star Luke Bryan will perform a special concert dedicated to the military at 5:30 p.m. All active duty, retired and reserve military personnel and their dependents will receive free admission all week. The tournament begins on Thursday, May 10 and it concludes on Sunday, May 13. Because the nal round falls on Mothers Day, all golfers, caddies and fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. For more information about THE PLAYERS, visit www.pgatour.com/ theplayers. In other news, The Gator Club of Jacksonville will host University of Florida head football coach Will Muschamp at the annual Gator Gathering on Tuesday, May 1. This event will take place at the Greater Jacksonville Fair and Expo Center. The social time and dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. while Coach Muschamp will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.jaxgatorclub.com. College baseballs regular season is winding down this month. Florida States nationally ranked team will visit JU on Wednesday, May 2. This game between the Seminoles and Dolphins will begin at 6:00 p.m. at John Sessions Stadium on the JU campus. UNF will visit the University of Florida on Tuesday, May 8. 268-9100Dr. Craig J Oswald, D.C. 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I-95 to Exit 335 *X-Rays (If Medically Necessary) Report of findings with doctors first treatment Value $250 Expires 6/10/12 Oswald Chiropractic GardeningSpring with a vengeanceBy Contributing Writer Master Gardener Lesley Arrandale with Duval County Extension, University of Florida/IFASWhen deciding on that gorgeous new plant in the nursery, that must have gem, do it and yourself a favor by carefully assessing how it will t in your garden. Will it get enough light? Enough water? If youre like me, it will have to survive on a diet of (almost) sand and supplemental watering only until its established. Only if you love it enough to baby it forever can you ignore its basic needs and then you are hooked into the expense of irrigation. Whether in-ground or hose-end watering, you will be adding to your water bill and to the burden on our water supply. Lawns also bene t from being in the right place a grass is just another plant, after all. Consider replacing areas of your lawn which arent thriving. Expand mulched areas around trees they will thank you and use drought-tolerant groundcovers where they wont compete with your trees for moisture. If you use an automatic sprinkler system twice a week and you dont have a moisture sensor, make sure that its o when the ground is moist. (Theres no better way to encourage that wretched dollar weed than by over-watering.) During daylight saving times, water restrictions only allow three quarters of an inch of water twice a week, which should be applied within an hour. Ideally water grass when it looks a little blue, its blades are folded and footprints remain when its walked across. Youll be discouraging both insects (think chinch bugs!) and fungi. Note that established ornamental trees and shrubs rarely need watering, unless they are incorrectly placed or there is prolonged drought, so right plant, right place certainly applies to them too. If this sounds gloomy, its not the intent. There are wonderfully colorful, tough plants available. For a selection of Florida friendly plants, check out http://fyn.ifas.u .edu/pdf/ FYN_Plant_Selection_Guide_ v090110.pdf Read the labels on plants you covet; nd a knowledgeable nursery person and talk to them and other gardeners, who will all be happy to share their experiences with other enthusiasts; and the library has some terri c books, about all kinds of plants and gardens, and its free!Local Sports SceneTHE PLAYERS week is around the cornerBy Chad CushnirThe Ospreys defeated the Gators 10-5 in a game played at UNFs Harmon Stadium back on April 3. JU and UNF will face each other in a three-game series beginning on Thursday, May 17. All three games will be played at UNF. The games will begin at 6:00 p.m. on May 17 and 18 while the series nale will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. The Jacksonville Suns will play 14 games at home during the month of May. Among the exciting promotions that the team will be having are: an appearance by Miami Marlins mascot Billy the Marlin on May 6, a Giancarlo (Mike) Stanton bobblehead giveaway on May 19 and a free baseball clinic for kids on May 20. For more information, visit www.jaxsuns.com. The Jacksonville Sharks have two home games this month. On Friday, May 4, the Sharks will host the New Orleans VooDoo for an 8:00 kicko at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Then on Saturday, May 19, the Iowa Barnstormers come to town for a 7:00 kicko Genealogy ClubSat., May 12 2 pm Bartram Trail Library Genealogy is a very ful lling hobby! For additional information, please call 827-6960. Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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S J &NURSERY & LANDSCAPING Wo rl d Go lf V il G IN GOD WE TRUST Free sod replacement estimates and landscape estimates! As the days get longer and the weather is heating up, so too are the district competitions for spring sports at Bartram Trail. The tennis team, which has surprised some people this year with its depth, had high hopes going into the district tourney a few weeks ago in Orange Park. Similar to other sports, players compete in a bracket style tourney, where the top ve from each team play in their respective brackets. In addition, there are two doubles brackets and in both doubles and singles brackets, points are awarded for the number of sets won. After two days of competition, the girls won easily taking ve of seven potential victories, while the boys managed to tie district rival Matanzas and had to face them in a special sudden death match to determine the victor. Winning 4-3, the Bears moved on to face Paxon, who managed to end the girls success; however, the boys team, led by Nolan Yuro, managed a 5-2 victory to make it to the regional championship against Stanton Prep. Despite this, the Bears lost, but have shown marked improvement from previous years especially in the depth of both squads, showing they should have success for years to come. Pitted in possibly the toughest district in the whole No matter where you might be shing, it is always a good idea try to nd some kind of underwater structure to help you locate sh. Structure in the water often provides a gathering place for smaller sh to congregate while providing an ambush point for larger sh. Anglers often look for varying types of structure when shing such as channels, ledges, sand bars, buoys and markers. Docks also provide structure that attracts a variety of sh, but are often overlooked. Hundreds of docks line the banks of St. Johns River and its tributaries. Many of these docks provide their own ecosystem creating habitat for algae, barnacles, clams, crabs, juvenile sh and bait sh. In return this attracts larger sh such as sheepshead, ounder, trout and red sh which are present through much of the year. When shing docks look for one that appears to be older, heavy with barnacles and ends in deep water. A moving tide is the best time to sh any dock. Casting arti cials can be very productive but shouldnt be attempted by the novice caster as lost lures can become expensive. Live bait drifted on a oat rig into the shadows of a dock is a simple and very e ective way to catch sh. Cut sh or dead shrimp are also productive bottom baits when shed around a dock. A braided line may be necessary to protect your line from being cut on barnacles when ghting a big one. Docks should not be overlooked when looking for structure to sh. From Green Cove to downtown Jacksonville we have plenty to choose. Adding a dock or two to your next trip just might turn a good day into As the school year begins to wind down it takes the sports year with it. Both girls and boys lacrosse has nished and the track teams have gone through their district meets. Senior nights come and pass with much emotion as graduation and signing dates loom on the horizon. It is the nal phase of the rst complete cycle at Creekside High. The girls lacrosse team won their rst district round against city neighbor Fleming Island giving the team hopes for a tournament run. However, district rival Bartram Trail defeated Mandarin allowing them to advance as well. The girls defeated Mandarin earlier in the season but lost to Bartram weeks earlier in a 13-6 defeat in what would turn out to be a foreshadowing of the game ahead. The girls lost to Bartram in the district nal ending a great season. The game was close as Bartram only managed to edge the Knights 11 to 7. Bartram moves on to face Captain Davids Fishing ReportBy Captain David Lifkaa great day. Fishing Report: Bream and bass biting in area ponds and creeks. Trout, red sh and ounder are in the river; try sh docks north of the Buckman for your grand slam. Downtown bridges are hot for trout. Whether you catch one some or none, the family time spent shing will last a lifetime. CHS Sports RoundupBy Grant Piper, CHS StudentEpiscopal in the next round. The boys lacrosse team went on an eerily similar run in their tournament as well. The boys lacrosse team won their rst round against Bartram Trail before moving into the district nal themselves. The boys played Ponte Vedra for the championship but lost 12-8 in a bitter rivalry match. Both the girls and the boys won their rst round game before going on to lose the district nal by four points each to nearby district rivals. The similarities are almost uncanny. The girls track team won the district title for track and the boys team broke a plethora of records this week. The track teams have been training for four years now and the rst generation holds a powerhouse of names such as Eric Turner and Lauren and Kaitlin Rodriguez as well as Jimmy Clark who graduated last year. The district track meet is always competitive and its great to see a win for the girls and so many Knights moving onto the regional meet. These athletes have built a name for Creekside and have given us a formidable reputation on the track. As the sports seasons end it comes with much emotion. Many of the seniors on the teams have been playing for Creekside since 2008 when the school opened. For some, Creekside is the only school theyve ever played at and will be the only school they ever play at again as many move into the realm of college. These seniors are the very rst to go through from freshman year to senior year and are the rst generation of what will surely be a long line of generations of Creekside athletes. These seniors built their programs from the ground up and led them to greatness, victory, hardship, defeat, friendship and pride; in many cases the rst for Creekside. They were pioneers who broke new ground and ventured forth the blaze a path that no one else could. They are seniors and they will be missed.BTHS Sports RoundupBy Jared Freitas, BTHS Studentstate, the boys lacrosse team had to ght an uphill battle all season; however, at one point they managed to be ranked fth in the state after starting the season o 6-1. The Bears, however su ered a heartbreaking loss to Creekside in a game where they held a multiple goal lead throughout and seemingly could never recover, ending the regular season losing seven straight. The Bears had a chance to redeem themselves, facing Creekside (15-1) again in the district tournament, but lost 11-6, ending Bartrams hopes to dethrone Ponte Vedra as district champions. The girls had a di erent road as they dominated teams across the state all season, led by attackers Melissa Coggins and Caroline Beggs. Whats scary for other teams is that Bartram (15-2) will only be losing three seniors after this season and will be returning the majority of the team. Ranked 10th in the state, the Bears defeated Creekside in the district championship 11-7, building up a lead early on by scoring ve goals in a two-minute span. Senior goalie Kayla Jones helped the Bears keep the lead in the second half, thanks to a number of crucial saves. Bartram has the potential to reach the Final Four, as they will have to go through Episcopal and possibly Ponte Vedra, teams they have already defeated this season, on their road to the championship. Bartrams track and eld team made waves at the conference meet, with the boys winning in three consecutive years and the girls placing a close third behind Nease and Creekside. The boys dominated the track, nishing either in rst or second in 10 events. The boys 4x800 squad stole the show with a blazing time of 8:06, 21 seconds faster than second place Creekside. Kaitlin King led the girls team, nishing rst in the 400 and helped the 4x400 team score a rst place nish. The next few weeks should be exciting for Bartrams spring sports teams, as they ght their way through the playo s. Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & well work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay 287-4913Happy Spring!from your friends at The CreekLine

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THE CREEKLINESM SERVING THE NORTHWEST ST. JOHNS COUNTY COMMUNITY SINCE 2001 Visit our online edition at www.thecreekline.com MEMBER OF THE RT PUBLISHING GROUP OF COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS What’s InsidePage 3 Whats New Page 4 School District Journal Page 5 The Sheriff Reports Page 6 From the Commissioner Your Vote CountsPage 8 JCE CSI week Page 11 Passages program Page 12 Political Commentary Page 16 Dog Day Afternoon Page 19 BT Library angel! Page 20 Summer Camp Guide Page 21 HCE Evening of Luck Page 24 Nease NJROTC Page 26 Running of the KnightsPage 29 Movie Review Page 30 Sports in Brief Page 32 Faith News Page 45 Gardening Page 36 Fishing Report Page 37 CHS golf coach Page 38 IB Beach Clean-up Volume 12, Issue 5 May 2012The CreekLine12443 San Jose Boulevard, Ste. 403 Jacksonville,FL 32223Presorted Standard US Postage Paid Callahan, FL 32011 Permit No.4 Same Great Service From The People You Know & Trust!NEW AREA LOCATION NOW OPEN!www.pinchapenny.com Fruit Cove625 State Rd. 13904-230-9299Lic# 145675St. Johns/Cimarrone3055 County Rd. 210 W904-217-7827Pool Service & Equipment Installation & Repair Available! Call Today For An Estimate. NOW OVER 210 LOCAL & INDEPENDENT STORES STRONG 2012 Pinch A Penny, Inc. 17118 NOW OPEN Bleachers being “ lled while the air is “ lled with the smoke for the charcoal grill and coaches gather their teams together to play ball is the atmosphere that welcomes you to every youth baseball game on any given Saturday morning. Yet this experience takes on a very special meaning at the Field of Dreams. The Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park is not quite the mystical ball “ eld of the movie. Yet it is a special place unto itself. It is a specially designed Habitat for Humanity of St. Johns County is excited to celebrate a major milestone when it completes construction on its 100th home in May 2012. Kemyatta Charles and her one year old son, Marvis, will be the recipients of this home. Charles is a life-long resident of St. Johns County and has worked for the St. Johns County School District for 13 years. She looks forward to beginning this exciting new phase of her life at the home dedication on May 19. Carrabbas will donate food for the celebration. Im overjoyed to “ nally have a safe home of my own where I can raise my son,Ž said Wards Creek Elementary sent an Odyssey of the Mind team, Odyssey Angels, to the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament in Orlando on April 14, 2012. Competing against 24 other teams in their division, the Odyssey Angels came in seventh place. Wards Creek Elementary sponsored “ ve teams involving 35 fourth and “ fth graders competing at the regional level with one team progressing to the state level. Odyssey of the Mind is an Mystical experience at Field of Dreams baseball eldBy Karl Kennell turf baseball “ eld which allows mentally or physically disabled children in St. Johns County to play baseball„an opportunity to play on a team, wear a uniform and most importantly hear the cheers of the crowd. And what child does not want the opportunity to play Americas favorite sport? The kids who get to play are not only the ones enjoying the experience. Each player is teamed up with a buddy. Buddies are teen volunteers from Bartram Trail High School, Creekside High School, Bishop Kenney High School, Creeks Athletic Association and the Boy Scouts. For the special season-closing game, one youth team even donated batters elements that they had received during a recent tournament. The closing day games started with the players and their buddies lining up along the “ rst and third base lines before the signing of the national anthem as 4th Degree Knights of Columbus presented the colors in full regalia. Just prior to the players and buddies taking the “ eld, a local “ xture among area youth sports fans was introduced by the announcer, O ciating todays game, out of the SE Aging Umpires Association is George Vancore,Ž which drew a resounding laugh from the spectators. Each player gets a chance at bat. Pitches are tossed across home plate to the player. If the player has di culty hitting their buddy helps them take a swing. The deck is stacked though. When a strike is called it goes like this, Strike one on the buddy.Ž No one is called WCE Odyssey of the Mind team goes to stateBy Contributing Writer Cheryl Kerekes, Wards Creek Elementaryextracurricular, international educational program that provides problem-solving opportunities for students kindergarten through college emphasizing team work. Team members apply creativity, with out of the boxŽ thinking, to create unique solutions working as a team. After solving the problem given, the team creates an eight-minute skit with characters, props and scenery, while answering all of the challenges presented„all Habitat For Humanity hits 100 homes in St. Johns CountyCharles. Thank you Habitat and Citi for making this dream come true!Ž Citi is the proud sponsor of the home, which began construction in early January. Citi and the Citi Foundation have built “ ve homes in St. Johns County and given Habitat for Humanity International more than $22 million since 2000. Citi and the Citi Foundation have donated additional funds to support Habitat a liates in communities around the world. The St. Johns County Habitat a liate began in 1993. Initially, the organization was all volunteer run, building one house a year for the “ rst seven years. In 2002, they hired their “ rst paid sta person and have now grown to having eight paid sta members and building 10 homes a year. 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Please come and experience all koi keeping and water gardening has to o er. For more information, please contact the FCKC president Libby Mattingly at 733-6831. Admission is $5 for adults; children under 12 are free. Check the website for more details: www.“ rstcoastkoiclub. com. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, June 16 to participate in a Texas Hold em fundraiser tournament at the Poker Room at St. Johns Greyhound Park to bene“ t the American Cancer Societys Bartram Trail Relay for Life. Check-in and hors doeuvres will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a Texas Hold em lesson at 6:30 p.m. and the start of the tournament at 7:00 p.m. The cost will be $50 for a player ticket, which will include 2500 chips, donation to Relay for Life and food. The cost of the bystander ticket will be $20 and will include donation to Relay for Life and food. There will be re-buys of $20 up to the fourth round of blinds. There will only be 80 player seats available. You must be at least 18 years old to play. For additional information or to sign up, please contact Becky Kimball at 254-7325. United We Guide is a free transportation and information guide for seniors who are interested in the variety of transportation options o ered throughout St. Johns County. Contact the mobility manager at the Council on Aging at 3156505 or email Katie Arnold at karnold@stjohnscoa.com. Cant “ nd the time to garden? Does your landscaping leave a lot to be desired? Are you just one of those stick it in the ground and leave itŽ gardeners? Eureka! Discover the time and water saving bene ts of native plants Florida natives are a cost-e ective alternative to other plants. Using native plants in your landscape becomes even more valuable as fresh water continues to be one of our most precious natural resources! Come learn from Gail Compton, nature columnist; Beverly Fleming, Master Gardener and Renee Stambaugh, native plant consultant on May 17 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Agricultural Building Auditorium, located at 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Its free, open to the public and hosted by the St. Johns County Extension Service. For more information, please contact 209-0430 or visit www.nativeplantconsulting.com. A 5K Run for Wishes and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held on June 9, 2012 with an 8:30 a.m. start time at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. Enjoy a 3.1 mile run through Westminster Woods beautiful campus along Julington Creek. Please join us in supporting a very worthy cause … The Make-AWish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida. For additional information, please call 2301079 or visit www.jax365.com/ wish5k. Walkers welcome! The AARP Driver Safety Program for drivers 50 and older will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, located at 3625 University Boulevard South. The fee for AARP members is $12; non-members fee is $14 and you must attend both days for certi“ cation to qualify for auto insurance discount. To register, please call 391-1320. The St. Johns Federated Republican Women invite you to join them on the third Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Davidson Realty building located at 100 E. Town Place in World Golf Village. This month our speakers will be Rep. Ronald DocŽ Renuart, candidate for State House of Representatives, District 17 and Rep. Fred Costello, candidate for United States Congress, Congressional District 6. We value information on GOP candidates and issues so that we are informed voters and citizens. Both men and women are welcome. For more information please contact Debbie Newton at 910-0290. Bring your gardening questions to the plant clinic at the Bartram Trail Library on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. St. Johns County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your plant and lawn questions. We will also accept small soil samples from your vegetable, lawn or shrub areas for free pH testing. The Bartram Trail Library is located at 60 Davis Whats New cont. on pg. 10 Copies of this Online Coupon are not accepted.

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Page 4, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com School District Journal By Contributing Writer Beverly Slough, Chairman, St. Johns County School Board The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Over 15 Years Legal Experience904-665-0005www.preddylaw.com Offering investment advisory services as a representative of 0156581-00002-00 Prudential Financial Planning Services, a division of Pruco Securities, LLC. Buy A Business John SerbCerti“ed Business Intermediary www.FirstCoastBizBuySell.com Call 904-613-2658 for a Con“dential No-Cost Valuation & Consultation FCAT season is behind us for another year. Students faced a new version of the test that required much more analysis and critical thinking rather than simple multiple choice factual questions. Since this was the “ rst year that the test was given online, we did experience some minor problems with sign-on the “ rst day of testing. The dif“ culty lay with the Pearson (the company administering the test) servers. However, the problem was minor and testing proceeded without major di culty. Because the test is more di cult, the format changed drastically and the increase in the cut scores for pro“ ciency, we may experience a drop in school grades in some areas. However, we do not expect to have a major impact in St. Johns County. End of course exams are also now complete. For the “ rst time this year, students must pass the Algebra I end of course (EOC) exam in order to graduate. Passage of geometry and biology EOCs will be required for graduation in the next two years. The tests were administered in late April and early May. Since they were delivered online, it had been our hope that the state would delay them until the end of the year so that students would have more time to receive instruction. However, this was not the case. We anticipate that our students will do well on the test. If a student does not pass the algebra test, s/ he will be o ered the opportunity to attend math camp this summer and retake the test at the end. Remediation will also be o ered next school year for those students who were not successful in passing the test. As is usual in the spring, we will have several principal openings due to retirements and reassignments. New principals will be appointed at Gamble Rogers Middle School, Mill Creek Elementary and Osceola Elementary. All three of these principals are retiring. I personally want to thank Beverly Gordon at Gamble Rogers, Mary Ford at Mill Creek, and Nancy Little at Osceola for their years of service to our district. Each has had a profound e ect in the lives of our children. Randy Kelley at Liberty Pines Academy is being transferred to the district o ce to assist in the assessment and evaluation of school administrators, as required by new legislation. George Leidigh at Webster is also moving into a new role. It is anticipated that new principals for each of the schools will be named by the end of May. Input from parents and teachers will be gathered prior to the appointment of the new principals. Graduation is rapidly approaching for 2012. The schedule is as follows: Nease High School, UNF Arena and St. Augustine High, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, both on June 1, at 7:00 p.m.; Ponte Vedra High and Pedro Menendez High will both graduate their students at 10:00 a.m. on June 2, with PVHS at UNF Arena and PMHS at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre; Bartram Trail High School will graduate students at 1:00 p.m. at UNF Arena and Creekside High will hold its ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at UNF Arena. St. Augustine Technical High School students will graduate on June 7 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Augustine High School. I know you will join me in congratulating all our seniors. As always, thank you for your commitment to public education. If I may serve you in any way, please contact me at sloughb@stjohns.k12.” .us. Advertise inThe CreekLineIt’s good for business!287-4913LG@rtpublishinginc.com

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 5 Q: Can you suggest a tried and true paint color combination for the exterior of our home?A: Most homes look good with a neutral body color because of all of the landscaping and foliage surrounding a house. Fresh white trim and a classic black front door will give you universal curb appeal. y Dr. Levine is dedicated to your family’s health through every stage of life. He has served Julington Creek for more than 12 years and is ready to provide you with a medical home. Services include: Sports/school physicals Immunizations Well visits for adults and children GYN care Coordination of care for chronic conditions (diabetes, hypertension, etc.) On-site lab for all blood drawsFinding the right family doctor just got easier.Same-day acute appointments 287.2794Baptist Primary Care Julington Creek1400 Bishop Estates Road, St. Johns, FL 32259 Donald J. Levine, MD Board-Certified, Family Practice, along with Carol A. Noell, PA-C 13 www.baptistprimarycare.net/levine-md Free agent with every policy. Ill make sure your auto coverage is the best “t, then show you all the State Farm discounts you could be getting. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there. CALL ME TODAY.FreeDiscount Double Check’ too.1003065State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, Bloomington, IL Jim Register Jr, Agent 12058 San Jose Blvd, Suite 302 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Bus: 904-268-5522 www.jimregister.com The Sheriff Reports By Contributing Writer David B. Shoar, St. Johns County SheriffVehicle safety issuesI wanted to take a moment and touch on a bit of Florida history that some readers may remember. Back in the 1960s and 70s, motorists in Florida were required to have their vehicles inspected annually. For a large state that began to grow, it proved to be time consuming and Florida motorists found themselves waiting in long lines to get their car or truck inspected. Many times a minor problem sent the motorist to a garage to have a problem corrected, only to repeat the inspection process. In 1981, Floridas governor and state legislature ended the yearly vehicle safety checks. The responsibility to ensure vehicle safety issues were placed in the hands of law enforcement of“ cers. Some 25 years later, law enforcement o cers continue making tra c stops for such things as burned out lights, a cracked windshield or worn tires. Many times these conditions are met with a warning notice and the operator is requested to “ x the problem. This is the most common type of vehicle safety issue we deal with, but I would like to share a few more that have emerged in recent years that create di erent concerns for the safety of others and the performance of law enforcement. Vehicle customization has been a great hobby for many car and truck enthusiasts over the years. I myself enjoy an occasional custom car show which details the creative fabrication and paint schemes that goes into the overall design of the vehicle. However, some of the customization e orts we see on the roadways are not approved for street driving and may cause issues on various levels. One issue that we are seeing is the covering of license tags with dark plastic covers. Many times this is done because the operator simply likes the way it looks. However, some are making the tags unreadable in an attempt to avoid identi“ cation during criminal activity. Law enforcement depends on eyewitness accounts of events reported to us, especially in critical events involving vehicles. If the only description that can be given is that of a white vehicle, for example, the search becomes problematic. Florida law states that all plates must be free of grease, mud, mutilation and defacement. Also, the tag and must be plainly visible and legible from 100 feet. Nothing shall be placed on the face of the plate except the annual renewal sticker and plate holders should in no way obscure any of the numbers or letters. In the past several years, simple window tinting that was approved to help beat Floridas heat during the summer months has taken on a new depth. Some windows we are now encountering not only have a layer of illegal tint on certain windows, they have multiple layers on one piece of glass. When stopped, some drivers have admitted to deputies they have problems seeing out of their vehicles during daylight hours, let alone on a dark rainy night. Some have stated they dont drive this vehicleŽ at night because you cant see out.Ž In one shooting investigation, the driver had spray painted windows to keep anyone from seeing inside. Moreover, a trend of tinting the entire front windshield is also becoming quite popular, although this is not permitted. You may recall the recent death of a Brevard County deputy, who was shot and killed during a tra c stop. During the subsequent arrest of the suspects, o cers commented on their radio system that they were looking through the front windshield of the suspects vehicle to see if he was attempting to surrender. The deputies simply could not see through any other window due to the tint. Further, this is generally not the approach law enforcement o cers wish to approach suspects, but it did reveal that the suspect had his hands pressed against the (non-tinted) windshield. Lastly, lighting on vehicles is becoming a more complex issue with some operators changing the color of headlights to red, blue, green or purple, among other colors. Likewise, taillights and tag lights are also being customized to match vehicle colors or to coordinate with a theme. Some front and rear lights are also being tinted or spray painted black, reducing the visibility necessary to light the roadway ahead or indicating to others you are turning or stopping. Under Florida law, front lights must be white or amber (fog lights) with headlights always being white. Some of the newer factory installed lights do have a bluish appearance due to their intensity and they too are legal; while other high intensity lights are not legal or the glass bulb has simply been colored. Lights on the back of the vehicle can only be red for the tail/brake lights and/or amber for turn signals. Taillights should emit a red light plainly visible to 1000 feet. The license plate light must be white as well and be clearly visible to 50 feet. Any decorative lighting beneath the vehicle or any other custom lighting must not be red or blue as these colors are reserved for emergency public safety vehicles. In these economic times, our deputies are making tough discretionary decisions regarding the issuance of citations, balanced against the violation that caused the stop. If any of these or other conditions exist on any of your vehicles used on public roadways, please research the issue and make any corrections necessary. As always, I welcome your comments and appreciate suggestions for future columns. Please feel free to contact me for county law enforcement issue; I can be contacted at dshoar@sjso.org. Friends of the LibraryBOOK SALESat. May 12 9:30 AM Noon Bartram Trail Branch LibraryThe CreekLineeditor@thecreekline.com 886-4919

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The Bill of Rights guarantees to each individual citizen freedom of religion, speech and press. The citizen has the right to bear arms and to a trial by jury. Citizens cannot be forced to testify against themselves, nor may their homes or personal possessions be taken without due process of law. They are protected against cruel and unusual punishment. Most important, powers not delegated to the federal government or prohibited by it in the state, are reserved to the states respectively or to the people. It was in the summer of 1787 that our American Constitution was written. Through four long months of debate, George Washington, James Madison, Ben Franklin and Your Vote Counts!By Contributing Writer Vicky Oakes, Supervisor of Elections, St. Johns CountyFrom the Commissioner’s DeskBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Stevenson, County Commissioner, District 1 It has been so good to talk with many of you at the libraries, parks and ball “ elds. This community is full of people who give generously of their time and resources. Many of us came here for the great schools and have found a wonderful community to call home. There is much interest in our local economy. Northern St. Johns County has a need for more convenient goods and services to serve our growing community, but with the economic downturn, especially in new construction, we need more than that. We need job growth in new industries to add to our thriving tourism and re-emerging agriculture sectors. As your elected representatives, St. Johns County Commissioners have joined with local, regional and state partners to make sure the word is out, that St. Johns County is business ready.Ž For several years we have worked to remove obstacles and prepare for growth in our business and commercial sectors. Those e orts are beginning to pay real dividends, even in these challenging economic times. I wanted to share a little about the successes we are having in this area and point you to some key contact information. Jobs and economic development: In this “ scal year, we have had eight new economic development projects. They represent 636 jobs, 379,750 square feet of new commercial space and over $41 million in new investments in St. Johns County. Included in this number is St. Johns County, Memorial St. Johns County balancing our tax base and our local economyEmergency Center at Julington Creek currently under construction on Race Track Road. Other new businesses in various stages of opening in our area include Sherwin Williams, Dunkin Donuts, VyStar Credit Union on County Road 210 and more. We are especially pleased to be adding over 120 new manufacturing jobs to St. Johns Countys private sector with 2G Cenergy at State Road 16 and Interstate 95. At our last meeting, a preliminary incentive was approved for a high tech headquarters that we hope will choose to locate in St. Johns County. The Lowes on US Highway 1 at State Road 312 continues to progress with plans and zoning approved at the last County Commission meeting and the Publix at Vilano is now open. Carlisle Interconnect Technologies expanded their plant and are adding 90 new positions. We had another good report of reduced unemployment and are below the national, state and regional unemployment rates, but we all know we have a long way to go to heal this broken economy. For more information about economic development e orts in St. Johns County and our region, please visit www.sjc” .us; under Departments choose Economic Development. I was at a state Chamber meeting recently and the speaker noted that the state of innovationŽ had eliminated more United States jobs than China. This is food for thought. We are in a new economy. The keys to the new economy are innovation, education and hard work. St. Johns County is well positioned to compete for those jobs. We have a great deal to o er business: the number one school system in the state, excellent quality of life, lowest tax rates in the region and a highly educated and motivated work force. Thank you for the opportunity to serve our community. Please let me know if I might be of assistance. You can contact me at bccd1@sjc” .us.others formulated the basic laws of our land. Each of them, as private citizens and delegates of the states, donated a part of their personal lives to go to Philadelphia for the solemn business of founding a nation. It was they who gave us the principles that have guided us thorough over 200 years of war and peace. On Election Day, every American citizen is asked to give a few minutes out of their day for the purpose of voting to maintain our freedoms. It is at the ballot box that we exercise our most cherished heritage, our proudest legacy, the right to vote. As citizens of a free country, we have both the privilege and responsibility to make choices that determine how and by whom we will be governed. It is the right to vote a secret ballot that makes a democracy strong. Your vote elects the leaders of our country, state and local government. Know the candidates. Know the issues and VOTE!Habitat cont. from pg. 1another “ ve to 10 families in need each year. Thousands of volunteers help the organization annually building new homes, renovating existing homes, assisting in the administrative o ce and serving on the board of directors, the family selection and support committees and the mortgage and development committees. Habitat for Humanity International also marked a major achievement on October 3, 2011, World Habitat Day, when it dedicated its 500,000th house in Maai Mahiu, Kenya. To celebrate this milestone, hundreds of volunteers and homeowners joined Habitat for Humanity Kenya in its e ort to complete this project. It is a testament to the power of what God can do when people come together to build homes, communities and hope,Ž said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. I am so grateful to all of the volunteers, donors and advocates who share our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.Ž These milestone homes represent the steady increase in Habitat for Humanitys scale and scope to help more families in need of decent, a ordable housing. In 2005, Habitat celebrated its 200,000th house globally. Six years later, the organization celebrated serving more than 500,000 families around the world through new, rehabilitated, repaired and improved homes, 100 of which are located right here in St. Johns County.

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 7 Dr. Mabus of“ce is conveniently located in the Johns Creek Shopping Center. She is a graduate of the St. Vincents Family Medicine residency program and is looking forward to caring for her new Fruit Cove neighbors. Her of“ce offers medical care for: Procedures and screenings: To schedule an appointment call: (904) 450-8120Same day appointments available. Dr. Mabus of“ce is located at: St. Vincents Primary Care Johns Creek Shopping Center 2851 CR 210 W., Ste. 122 St. Johns, FL 32259St. Vincent’s Primary Care would like to welcome Allison Mabus, MD, to our St. Vincent’s HealthCare family. Has moved to Panache 2758 Race Track Road209.1320Carl Slack C lSlk L ife is full of choices, choose to have the best color.Proudly oering you Aveda and Goldwell A new work by guest composer-conductor Bob Moore will be a featured piece on the St. Augustine Community Orchestras concert programs on May 18 and May 20. It is titled AureliaŽ and was written especially for the orchestra in honor of its 50th anniversary being celebrated this year. Conductor William McNeiland invited Moore to conduct his new work in these special anniversary concert performances. Moore chose the title AureliaŽ for his composition since that is the Latin word for goldenŽ and it seemed appropriate for a celebration of the orchestras 50th anniversary. The music of AureliaŽ is both lively and optimistic. It is intended to re” ect the orchestras pride in having reached this important milestone and in having provided enjoyable musical programs for St. Augustine area audiences every year since 1961. Moore has published 200 choral and instrumental works. Many are recorded on 6 CDs now available; and they are also published in various church denominations hymnals. For 20 years he served as Director of Liturgical Music at San Jose Catholic Church in Jacksonville. From 2005 to 2008 he was Director of Music Ministry at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine where he co-founded the St. Augustine Music Festival with Jorge Pea. Currently Moore is Music Director for St. Patricks Episcopal Church. An accomplished pianist, Moore also performs jazz and experimental music with percussionist Tony Steve. Together, they are noted for their live silent “ lm performances, providing creative music to accompany selected silent “ lms. Additionally, the orchestra will play a newly orchestrated piece by Dorothy Gaynor Blake titled Irish Dance,Ž orchestrated by John Dupuis of Sanford. Blake was a composer, music educator and pianist whose career spanned 60 years. She was recently honored by being inducted into Missouris Outstanding Women of Missouri,Ž a featured display at the Missouri State Capitol sponsored by the State of Missouri where she lived from 1893 to 1967. The new St. Augustine Youth Orchestra will make its debut performance at this 50th anniversary concert. The Youth Orchestra is made up of elementary school youngsters from Murray and Webster Middle Schools and private pupils of Sherry Nelson, Dorothy Barrett, Victoria Scarlett and Rocco diGeorgio Other works on the program Commissioned music will honor St. Augustine OrchestraBy Contributing Writer Barbara Minckley, The St. Augustine Community Orchestraare selections from Ludwig van Beethovens 5th symphony; the Berceuse and Finale from Igor Stravinskys FirebirdŽ Ballet Suite; and the Bacchanale from Camille Saint-Saens ballet Samson and Delilah.Ž The Friday, May 18 concert is at 8:00 p.m. at the Lightner Museum Antique Courtyard, located at 25 Granada Street in St. Augustine. The Sunday, May 20 encore concert is at 3:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church, located at 76 South Roscoe Boulevard in Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission to either concert is $10 per adult at the door. There is no reserved seating. Children 12 years old and younger are admitted free. In addition to ticket sales, the concerts are supported by the Lightner Museum, the Tourist Development Council, local advertisers and individual donations. To learn more, please visit The St. Augustine Orchestras website at staugustineorchestra. org. On March 15, 2012 Alyssa Billings, a sixth grader at Fruit Cove Middle School, competed in the North American Country Music Association International (NACMAI) competition in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She won the titles of 2012 Most Promising New Country Entertainer of the Year and 2012 New Horizon New Country Vocalist of the Year in her age group. She holds the titles of 2011 New Country Entertainer of the Year and 2011 Most Promising New Country Vocalist of the Year for the state of Florida. Her video performances may be seen on YouTube and Reverbnation. She plans on visiting Nashville this summer to perform on the television show Nashville Spotlight. WWW.Thecreekline.com

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Page 8, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com Call us today to learn about the latest no-downtime cosmetic dermatologic procedures and products our practice has to offer.Aging gracefully has now arrived. Mark S. Cheiken, DO Board Certi“ed Dermatologist Tiffany McMurray, ARNP-BC VARSITY INSURANCE, INC. 268-6365 Call us – We Love Competition. Since 1990 Join Us for Vacation Destination Nightat the Julington Creek Plantation Clubhouse on Friday, May 18th 6 pm 9 pmThe Travel Authority American Express Vacations and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines will be on hand to answer questions Raes for vacation discounts! American Express Vacations tours operated by Travel Impressions, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. Details are accurate at time of printing and are subject to changes, exceptions, cancellation charges and restrictions. Not responsible for errors or omissions in the printing of this ad. Valid for new bookings only. The Travel Authority acts solely as the sales agent for travel suppliers and is not liable for the actions or inactions of such suppliers. CST # 2029006-20, IOWA#758. NEVADA# 2004-0029. Washington UBI# 602 425 904-260-7827Fla Seller of Travel Re. No. ST25292 Water conservation is a critical strategy in meeting the current and future water supply needs of Florida and it is particularly important when our water levels are low due to the dry conditions. To assist the public conserve water „ often at little or no cost „ the district compiled a list of water conservation measures that will reduce water use. € Check your irrigation controller. Make sure it is programmed to run no more than two days a week during Daylight Saving Time and that the run time per zone is appropriate. € Turn o the controller if we have had or are expecting rain and ensure your rain sensor is working properly. € Conduct an irrigation sprinkler-head check, adjusting sprinkler heads so they are watering only your landscape. Look for leaking or broken sprinkler heads. € Inspect your landscape shrub The Julington Creek Elementary School fourth grade classes of Tracey Lyons and Danielle Trubey enjoyed a mini CSIŽ week from April 16 through 20. Presentations by Deputy Douglas Kowieski and his partner, Liberty and Deputy Greg Suchy covered topics including crime scene and accident investigation and drug prevention. Students observed Liberty at work searching on command and learned how K-9 of cers bene t their partners in law enforcement, as well as promote public safety. With Deputy Suchy, students learned about ngerprinting, DNA evidence, plaster casting of shoe and tire treads, accident and crime scene investigation and reconstruction. Each student analyzed their thumbprint to see patterns in ngerprints and took home a kit for child identi cation. We are grateful to the St. Johns County Sheriffs of ce for working with our students. Big water savings available at little or no costBy Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management Districtareas for sprinkler heads that could be capped. Once established, site-appropriate shrubs do not need frequent watering.€ Check all water “ xtures inside and outside your house for leaks and change washers that leak. € Select ” ow restrictors for existing faucets, even in the kitchen. Lavatory faucets can be as low as 1 gallon per minute. € If you have a toilet that uses more than 1.6 gallons of water per ” ush (GPF) (many ” ush three and a half or even “ ve gallons), then a high e ciency toilet is a great investment. € New on the market are rotary nozzles for your irrigation system that can use up to 50 percent less water and are pressure regulated. € Use a pool cover. Evaporation rates can be as much as 7,500 gallons per year. For more water conservation tips, visit ” oridaswater.com/waterconservation.

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 9 Dr. Gus J. Gari D.D.S. To Schedule an appointment call287-0033 Getting a Beautiful SmileA beautiful smile has a great aect on you and those around you. If you dont love your smile you may be able to do something about it. Theres no reason to live with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are discolored, worn, chipped, badly shaped or crooked. A veneer placed on top of your teeth can correct natures mistake or the results of an injury and help you have a beautiful smile. Veneers are thin, custommade shells of porcelain materials designed to cover the front side of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size, or length. This is a short process that only take a couple of visits and a few weeks to complete. Your dentist will work with you to achieve the beautiful smile you have always wanted. Before & After front 4 veneers www.maymgt.com MAY Management Services, Inc.Licensed Property ManagementMAY Realty & Resort RentalsLicensed Real Estate Brokerage “Our job is to help Boards of Directors successfully manage their Associations” The Neighborhoods of World Golf Village Tim HutchisonRegional ManagerJulington Creek Plantation 1637 Racetrack Road #206 St. Johns, Florida 32259904-880-8796New Of“ce!Pam Drury Licensed Property ManagerDottie KrinerLicensed Property ManagerRich Curran-Kelley, CAMRegional ManagerDiane HartmanLicensed Property ManagerKathy May“eldLicensed Property ManagerDeborah AlleyLicensed Property ManagerLaura QualantoneLicensed Property Manager904-940-1002 Robert Kelsey, M.D.Board Certi“ed Cardiology and Internal Medicine Robert Kelsey, M.D. Now Accepting New Patients 904-827-0078 April started with a bang with the presentation of a gift from the William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council to the St. Augustine Historical Society, Library and Museum. In a formal but brief ceremony on April 4, we presented to the Historical Library a complete set of 59 oral histories from long term residents of St. Johns County. These oral histories give us a look into the lives of people living in St. Johns County when paved roads were rare and the modern conveniences we now enjoy did not exist. Thirty-four histories re” ect life along the William Bartram Scenic Highway (State Road 13) and the St. Johns River and 25 tell the story of life along the A1A Historic Coastal Highway. The oral histories give a “ rsthand account of the everyday lives of people telling their own stories, in their own words about the customs, traditions and relationships with family, friends and neighbors in the early 1900s. Growing up in the early days of St. Johns County wasnt easy and now we can all enjoy reading about the challenges, con” icts and changing lifestyles in the life stories of our early pioneers. The Bartram Trail Branch Library has a complete set of the 34 histories of life along Stocks and other equity securities are an important part of your investment mix, but you may also want to consider some “ xed income investments like municipal bonds whose income is generally free from federal taxes and state taxes for residents of the issuing state; however, capital gains, if any, will be subject to taxes. Income for some investors may be subject to the federal Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT).Municipal bonds are issued by entities that use the funds raised from the sale of bonds to “ nance new streets, water and sewage systems, hospitals, parks and many other improvement projects. In return for the use of your money, the issuer promises to pay you not only the principal amount back when the bond matures, but also a set interest rate or coupon, during the term of the bond. It is important to note that municipal bonds typically have very low default rates. According to the Bond Market Association, less than 1 percent of municipal bond issues sold since 1940 have gone into either technical or actual default. However, past performance does not guarantee future results. Municipal bonds are also usually issued with a credit enhancement, such as bond insurance or a bank letter of credit, which helps provide a stronger assurance of timely payments. Some important points to remember: Yields and market values will ” uctuate if the bonds are sold before maturity. Bonds are subject to market William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway updateBy Contributing Writer Al Abbatiello, alabbat@bellsouth.netState Road 13 in their reference area. A similar set of hardbound books describing life along A1A resides at the Southeast Branch Library. These beautiful hardbound books are available to every county resident for study, research and just plain reading enjoyment. Historians have captured much of the history of St. Augustine, its founding and history over the past 450 years, including a history of St. Johns County from the time it was established in 1812. However, we didnt know much about the everyday lives of St. Johns County residents and their families in more modern times since 1912. Our gift to the county changes this forever. Other exciting news concerns our recently completed PEER Advisor workshop. This three-day workshop gave our management council tremendous insight into the various skills needed to make the vision and mission of our Scenic Highway Master Plan reality. This was a great learning opportunity that everyone enjoyed. A highlight of the three day workshop was a wonderful crackerŽ dinner at the Bailey Ranch along Bishop Estates Road … Sarah Bailey cooked a great meal that was enjoyed by everyone. Another notable event was a tree planting at Alpine Groves Park where our Tree Committee planted a variety of ” owering trees near the entrance of the park. These trees were purchased using a small amount of the money gift from an earlier ra e by the Switzerland Garden Club. More trees will be planted along the Scenic Highway where and when they can be planted to help keep our scenic highway beautiful. Thanks again to the Switzerland Garden Club. The St. Johns County School Board has invited representatives of the Bartram Scenic Highway to their May 22, 2012 workshop permitting us to make a presentation describing our desire to begin an educational series of presentations to students and teachers at St. Johns County Schools. Our objective is to bring greater awareness of the intrinsic resources and history of NW St. Johns County to our students and hopefully their parents. Our next meeting is on May 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the County Annex at 725 Flora Branch Boulevard. See you then.Municipal bonds may be good for your portfolioContributed by Christopher Thompson, CRPC, CFP, Vice President-Investment Of cer, Wells Fargo Advisors risk and, if sold prior to maturity, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Investors should keep in mind that as interest rates rise, existing bond prices of already outstanding “ xed income securities tend to fall. Long-term bonds are generally more exposed to interest rate risk than short-term bonds. It is also important to realize that you can “ nd a lot of diversi“ cation just among municipal bonds themselves. This is because they are a major means of “ nancing growth and expansion in a wide variety of communities and are issued in all parts of the United States. This provides you with a large selection of bonds from which to choose. In addition to geographic diversity, you will “ nd an array of maturities, prices, coupon rates and other features that may be a good “ t for your future needs.Working with your Financial Advisor, you can determine whether municipal bonds make sense for you when considering your tax situation, objectives and tolerance for risk. Your Financial Advisor can help you choose bonds that are not only a good “ t, but may also give you the opportunity to support projects within your community. Wells Fargo Advisors is not a legal or tax advisor. This article was written by Wells Fargo Advisors and provided courtesy of Chris Thompson, Vice President … Investment Of“ cer in Ponte Vedra. Investments in securities and insurance products are: not FDICinsured/not bank-guaranteed/ may lose value. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Member SIPC, is a registered broker-dealer and a separate non-bank af“ liate of Wells Fargo and Company.

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The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements. Attorneys & Counselors at Law 12443 San Jose Boulevard904-371-3536904-657-6698cameronbakerlaw.com Legal questions answered, form preparation, court appearances & attorney services available Mediation services oered to clients looking to minimize costs Whats New cont. from pg. 3Pond at the entrance to Julington Creek Plantation. World Golf Village Toastmasters meets the “ rst and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at First Florida Credit Union (entrance in back), located at 1950 County Road 210 West. You are invited to visit the World Golf Village Toastmasters Club. Our members include experienced Toastmasters and those just starting. Together we share the Toastmasters experience in ...a mutually supportive and positive learning environment, where every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skillsƒand have fun doing it.Ž For more information, please visit www.worldgolfvillage. toastmastersclubs.org. The 210 Community Market was founded by a local residents group, The 210 Community Alliance. The goal of both the founders and the market is to unite the communities along the 210 sector. The market is envisioned to be a town center for neighbors to gather and enjoy the open air atmosphere of a local community market. The market will feature specialty foods as well as artisan crafters and organic fruits and vegetables. We have moved the market to a new location, the Winn Dixie parking lot at 2220 County Road 210. Come out and join us and bring the whole family, including the dog. The market will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. The North Florida Daylily Society holds its meetings on the second Sunday of each month at 2:15 p.m. at the Orange Park Library, located at 2054 Plain“ eld Avenue, just o Kingsley Boulevard. Daylily experts provide programs ranging from preparing daylilies for planting to how to prepare daylilies for shows. The club membership includes daylily enthusiasts from the Beaches to Middleburg. Guests are welcome to attend. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7 meets the “ rst Thursday of every month 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Yacht Club near the St. Augustine Lighthouse. The ” otilla is always looking for new members, particularly those who own aircraft, boats and have radio equipment and skills. If you are interested, please contact Vic Aquino at 460-0243. Adults and teens age 14 and older are invited to attend the Project Lap Blanket crochet group at the Bartram Trail Branch Library on Tuesday, May 15, Thursday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 29 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The group will crochet or knit blankets for cancer patients at area hospitals. All skill levels are welcome. Cant come to any of the meetings? Pick up the crochet pattern at the Reference Desk in the library and crochet the blanket in your spare time. Drop o completed blankets and any yarn youd like to donate during regular library hours. For additional information, please call the Reference Desk at 827-6960. The MOMS Club is a wonderful way to meet other stayat-home and part-time working mothers and is a fun way for your children to socialize with other children. Mothers with children of all ages are welcome. Members for this chapter must live in the 32092 or 32095 zip codes, including all neighborhoods along the 210 corridor. We meet once a month to plan our activities for the month ahead. These business meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month at Faith Community Church on County Road 210. If you have any questions or would like to get more information to join, please email Jenn at sanmoms@ gmail.com, check out our website at http:\\sanmomsclub. weebly.com or drop into our business meeting. TOPS (Take O Pounds Sensibly) FL#493, St. Augustine has a weekly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Old Colee Cove Volunteer Fire Station, located at 9105 County Road 13 North (south of Buddy Boys Grocery Store). Weigh in starts at 8:30 a.m. We are a National Weight Loss Organization, fees are low and we have lots of fun, contests and inspiring programs. All are welcome; come and join us! For more information, please contact Sara Weaver at 940-7528 or Bobbi Culbreth at 824-2466. The NASJAX Skin and Scuba Diving Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the “ rst Wednesday of every month at the Golden Corral Bu et and Grill, located at 11470 San Jose Boulevard in Mandarin. The club is open to all divers and those who are interested in diving (military a liation is not required). For more information, please see the website nasjaxscubadivers.org or contact the club president, Dave Martin at 413-8773. out. Watching the smiles on the players faces is amazing. Some take the challenge seriously and others just enjoy the experience. There is one young player who has his own outlook on the activities. Each game he makes his way up to home plate with his walker and his buddy helps him hit the ball o of a tee. Upon his hit he makes his way to “ rst base. Once to “ rst base he keeps going. Not to second, but to the out“ eld fence where he enjoys wandering with his buddy and enjoying the sights and sounds of nature beyond the fence. Then he makes his way back to second base. It is a rewarding experience to watch the joy on his face as he goes through his routine. Joanne Weeks, player Andrews grandmother, said it best, Field of Dreams is amazing. Each game has been an inspiration to all of us, the players, the families and all involved.Ž David Levy, president of Field of Dreams, credits the success of the program to the many volunteers who take time to participate in making the experience special for the players and their families. So if you want to experience just what makes baseball Americas favorite pastime, wander out to the Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park and catch a game. It may not be in a corn “ eld in the Midwest, but it surely is mystical.Field of Dreams cont. from pg. 1 Got News? 886-4919 New emergency access for JCPThe Julington Creek Plantation POA has begun work on the Emergency Access Easement in West Gate that grants emergency access only to St. Johns County Fire and Rescue vehicles from the Cunningham community. This access easement is important because it brings a signi“ cant portion of the JCP community closer to the “ re station on Roberts Road. The easement has existed for a long time, but was never completed and last year the county found that it did not meet the standards for emergency vehicles. This led to an increase in homeowners property insurance rates since they were now too far from the nearest “ re station. When it was brought to the POAs attention, the board directed MAY Management to “ nd a way to get the easement into compliance. With the assistance of Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson, the POA was able to establish that the county did own the roads. The next step was to determine if the easement existed on the Cunningham Creek side. A title search showed that the easement did exist. With board approval, three bids were procured and work was begun on the easement. Once this project is complete and certi“ ed by the county, JCP residents will be noti“ ed so that those who have been a ected by the loss of the easement can contact their insurance companies to have rates re” ect the return of the easement.

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Thompson, CFP, CRPC Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC1000 Sawgrass Village Dr. Suite 103 Ponte Vedra, FL. 32082 Tel: 904-273-7908 Toll Free: 800-542-2370 Cell: 904-708-3817 Fax: 904-285-0249 christopher.thompson@wellsfargoadvisors.com home.wellsfargoadvisors.com/christopher.thompson Celebrate the End of the School Year!Saturday, May 19that the JCP Fun PoolMore info at www.jcpcdd.orgJulington Creek Plantation Presents…Lauren Wisenow atBartram Spa & Salon108 Bartram Oaks WalkLocated inside the Spa and Salon at Bartram Walk364-8498 Free Cut & Style on Thursdays!(New Clients Only) Im Kathy Minnis, one of your supervisors for the Julington Creek Plantation CDD (JCP CDD) and a resident since 1994. I was originally elected to the board in 2000. The brief story below illustrates how I became involved in public service. In January of 1997 Ben Williams, owner of The Fishermans Dock seafood store, attended a meeting of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners (SJCBCC). After that meeting he called me to ask me, Why was an agent of Atlantic Gulf Communities, developer of Julington Creek Plantation, asking for $1.8 million from the county?Ž I responded that the amount was exactly what was due from JCP to SJCBCC for improvements to Russell Sampson Road. Williams and I went to the county and asked for all the relevant documents. We found that the JCP Development Order stated that JCP developers would receive all impact fee credits from the building of the This year marks the 11th year that the Passages Program (sponsored by Girl Scouts of Gateway Council) at Fruit Cove Middle School has helped the rising sixth grade girls transition to middle school. What began as a one-time service project for a troop of girl scouts has blossomed into a huge and very popular program in many Florida area middle schools. The program was implemented in 2001 at FCMS and has steadily gained popularity due to the positive impact it has had on girls who have attended it. Similar programs are operating throughout the state of Florida in Alachua, Baker, Clay, Duval and St. Johns County middle schools. Transitioning from the familiar con“ nes of elementary school to middle school is often stressful for adolescents. The comfortable surroundings, routines and sta members are gone, replaced by new and unfamiliar hallways, schedules and activities. But thanks to Passages, a program developed and sponsored by the Girl Scouts of America, rising sixth grade girls at FCMS can look forward to their “ rst day of middle school Julington Creek Plantation CDD reportBy Contributing Writer Kathy Minnis, Supervisor, Julington Creek Plantation Community Development Districtroads. Residents of the JCP CDD went to the next meeting and argued that the dealŽ between SJC and JCP was illegal. The residents claimed that the roads were being paid by bonds that were issued by the CDD and were being paid by residents and that any impact fee credits should go back to reduce the bond debt. Proceeding with the impact fee agreement discussions came to a halt. SJC informed JCP that the payments must be made. The developer-controlled CDD authorized a transfer of $1.8 million to the developer to meet that commitment. When noti“ ed that the $1.8 million was funded by the JCP CDD, SJC refused the funds. Negotiations came to a halt and then JCP “ led a lawsuit in federal court. In the meantime, I visited several attorneys. Cooper, Ridge and Beal agreed to take the case but stated that they needed a class.Ž Kathleen Minnis, Steven Minnis, Don Beattie, Michelle Michalopoulos, Scott Shafer and two other residents agreed to be the original class members. The residents case was “ led in state court and the class was certi“ ed in 1998. When the federal court decided to hear the developers case in 2002 the residents returned to mediation again. At the second mediation the class members agreed to settlement with an agreement to guarantee money back to the JCP CDD and that the proceeds would pay back the bond debt. To date, the CDD has received $1.91 million in impact fee collections and interest earnings. So far, $1.76 million has been used to redeem Series 2002 bonds, reducing single family home assessments by $22 each year for the life of the bonds. When the “ nal lots are built out, the District will have received a total of $2.1 million in impact fees and interest earnings, funds never destined for the redemption of bonds if not for the actions of my fellow residents willing to “ ght for residents rights. Having gone through this process with other neighbors committed to looking out for the best interests of CDD, I have an appreciation for others who look at our actions and ask important questions that cause us to reevaluate our processes. While some issues may be challenging and garner strong opposing viewpoints, I “ nd this public service rewarding. I feel privileged to serve a supervisor and look forward to considering any suggestions for improvement you may have. I also encourage your participation in public service. I can be reached at kminnis@jcpcdd.org.This article is the authors opinion and in no way constitutes nor implies District opinion, endorsement, sponsorship or viewpoint. The views expressed may or may not be shared by the other JCP CDD Supervisors. Transition program for rising sixth grade girls at FCMSPassages celebrates its 11 year anniversaryBy Contributing Writer Denise Lewiswith anticipation and con“ dence instead of apprehension. Passages is a two-day workshop which orientates incoming sixth grade girls to middle school. Through this program, the girls become familiar with every aspect of their new school and schedule, which, in turn, lessens their anxiety and increases con“ dence in their new routine. Girls who have participated in the program have come away with high praise for it. Last years participant Hadley B. said, I liked it when we got to take a tour and do the scavenger hunts because it helped me “ nd my way around the school. When I “ rst looked at the map, I thought, Wow, this school is huge. After the tours and scavenger hunts I felt comfortable walking around the school without getting lost. The thing that helped me the most was practicing getting dressed for P.E. After the races I felt comfortable doing my combination and changing in front of other girls.Ž If you havent signed up for Passages yet, there is still time. The “ rst session, August 6 and 7, 2012, is already almost full but there are spots available in the second session to be held August 8 and 9, 2012. The cost is still only $40; girls need not be a girl scout to attend. For registration forms, please contact program facilitator Kerry Hale via email at 5hale@ comcast.net. To check for programs in other locations, please call the Girl Scouts of America liaison Rita Stokes, at 388-4653, or check online at www.girlscoutsgateway.org. To inquire about a similar, one-day program for incoming boys, call Fruit Cove Middle School regarding JourneyŽ at 287-2211 or 547-7880 or visit the FCMS website at www.fcs.stjohns.k12.” .us. The CreekLineEverybody Gets It. Everybody Reads It.editor@thecreekline.com

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Page 12, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com “Concerns about your drinking water?”Call the Water Treatment Company Jacksonville has trusted for over 20 Years. Straight answers No high pressure. 262 0197 3760 KORI RD. 450-106 State Road 13 N Publix Center in Fruit CovePh: 230.8881 52 Tuscan Way, #202Publix Center at International Golf Dr. and SR 16 Ph: 940.0055 Call me today for a free consultationKathy Wiedegreen, REALTOR Prudential Network Realty Cell: 904-316-4774 Ofce: 904-260-4300 www.KathySellsJacksonville.com TOP 5 HOUSE SELLING TIPS Confused about whos ahead in the presidential race? Many are and its no wonder. Myriad opinions in the form of polls are out there, each wanting you to believe they have the inside scoop what Americans are thinking and how they will vote. Most dont. Before you jump o a cli because you believe … six months before election day … your favorite candidate is losing, learn a few things about the validity of polls. All polls are not created equal. For political polls, only the most expensive method is valid: polls of likely voters. These polls cost more because it takes more contacts to complete these polls. Many rely on less accurate polls of registered voters. There is a huge di erence between regis-Eighty-two of St. Johns County Schools best and brightest were honored by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce and St. Johns County School Board at the annual Students Taking Academic Responsibility (STAR) awards banquet held Tuesday, March 27 at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort. The STAR Awards recognize the top three percent of all graduating seniors in the county. Eleven students from Bartram Trail High School, one from Beacon of Hope Christian School, 15 from Creekside High School (CHS), 12 from Pedro Menendez High School (PMHS), 10 from Nease High School (NHS), 14 from Ponte Vedra High School (PVHS), 16 from St. Augustine High School (SAHS) and three from St. Joseph Academy received commendation for their outstanding academic performance. During the recognition ceremony principals introduced each student and then a special mentor selected by the student. The STAR students shared their future plans and why they selected the teacher they chose Credit union announces innovative social media community service contestCommunity First Credit Union wants to invest in you … as you invest in our community. Now in its second year, Community Firsts Investing In You contest will award $1,000 every two weeks for 90 days to fund innovative ideas for improving communities throughout the First Coast. Idea entries can be submitted through the credit unions Facebook site. Last years winners included a variety of projects ranging from educational technology for atrisk kids to swimming tubs for rescued tigers. We launched the Investing in You campaign last year and were overwhelmed with the participation,Ž said John Hirabayashi, CEO of Community First Credit Union. We had nearly 100 great ideas submitted and thousands of online votes. We were thrilled to see the quantity and quality of ideas for community improvement. And we are proud to give back to the community in such a meaningful and personalized way.Ž The 2012 initiative launched on April 20 and culminates July 13. Any person or civic group with an idea about how to make The First Coast a better place can submit ideas through the Facebook site. Semi-“ nalists will be chosen based on which ideas received the most likes,Ž with a panel selecting the six ideas that will receive grant funding from Community First. Last years winners include Living Out LoudŽ … a documentary about Jacksonvilles LGBT struggle for equal rights; Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary a big cat rescue; Making Ti-Political CommentaryDont panic; learn to read polls rstBy J. Bruce Richardsontered voters and likely voters. Anybody can be a registered voter, but that doesnt mean they vote. Likely voters are what we in politics call super voters; these are people who show up at the polls come rain or shine. Then, there is the question of the survey instrument … thats the actual list of questions. Truly accurate polling asks very neutral questions and asks the questions in more than one way. If you receive a telephone call from a pollster and it appears the questions are planting ideas in your mind, then that is a push poll,Ž the most dreadful of all polls. Push polls are designed to have a planned outcome and to ultimately in” uence opinion and voters, not take an accurate measurement of the mood of the electorate. When you “ nish giving your responses to an accurate pollster, you should have absolutely no idea who is sponsoring that poll. If you have suspicions because of the wording of some questions or the repetition of some phrases or names or issues, then youve probably “ gured out who is sponsoring the poll. Some polls are paid for directly by candidates, some by political parties, some by political action committees and some by polling companies themselves for news media clients. When the best polling companies themselves present polls to be public via news outlets, they are usually the most accurate polls because they dont have a dog in the huntŽ for the poll. Some news organizations … usually ones with a bias … present polls as facts, but are not trustworthy. NBC/Wall Street Journal polls are often suspect, even if they are partnered by the Wall Street Journal. Its NBC which causes problems. Any poll under the name Rasmussen Reports is a valid poll. Polls from The Gallup Organization, perhaps the best known name in polling, are good as long as they are polls of likely voters. Insider Advantage polls by Matt Towery which are publishing in Mandarins other newspaper are usually good, too. Fox News/ Opinion Dynamics are a good backup source. Results are always shown with a margin of errorŽ number. If two candidates are fewer points apart than the margin of error, then they are equal. It doesnt matter which one is ahead; margin of error is the key.J. Bruce Richardson is a longtime journalist and consultant who writes in Jacksonville print publications exclusively for RT Publishing, Inc. He has led projects in Washington as well as Ottawa, Canada, and authors an Internet-based transportation column which is read in more than 60 countries. He lives and works in Jacksonville.STAR banquet honors best and brightest to honor. In addition to making top grades, these students are involved in athletics, performing groups, school clubs and community service. The STAR students from NW St. Johns County and their mentors are as follows: Bartram Trail High School … Matthew Arnwine with Coach Sutherland; Jared Freitas with Ramona Deese; David Frick, Jr. with Lt. Col. Antone LeFevre; Erin Grey with Christopher Patterson; Madelynn Kay with Glenn Cole; Nicholas Leininger with Geo Stephens; Erin McDonald with David Frank; Christopher Popiel with Jayne Popiel; Alex Ruehling with Robert Bruns; Sarah Wiegre e with Marion Wood; and Mitchell Zhang with Andrew Lloyd. Creekside High School … Rachel Bu with Joseph Herskovitz; Cody Chasteen with Troy Keefe; Meagan Collins with Dolly Lucas; Katelyn Davis with Cathy Apolinario; Kendall Hale with Laura Alder; Dylan Klee with Linda Villadoniga; Lauren McCarthy with Linda Villadoniga; Brendan McLaughlin with Richard Marabell; Emily McNeill with Linda Villadoniga; Jennifer Neal with Shelby Rogerson; Virginia Pedigo with Aletha Dresback; Monica Resto with Alicia Pressel, Jessica Walker with Glenn Cole; and Camille Wright with Dolly Lucas. Nease High School … Kathryn Hill with Cecilia Feliciano; Blake Insel with Jodi Rivers; Anthony Janocko with Nancy Williams; Esther Lee with Michael Johnson; Lindsey Mitchell with Glenn Cole; Liam Rawson with Kim Hollis; Steven Schwartz with Brad Segal; Wenli Shao with Kim Collier; Dhiraj Sikaria with Michael Rivera; and Logan Stern with Margaret Byrns. Kirk Wendland, president of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, served as emcee. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Joyner and School Board Members were also in attendance. The annual event is produced by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the St. Johns County School Board and its STAR Committee Members. The event was sponsored by Flagler Hospital, Terrell-Hogan, St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club, VIP Presentation Products, Crescent Beach Baptist Church, St. Johns Celtic-Kevin VanDyke, Kuhn Florist and Cady and Cady Studios.gers SmileŽ with steel swimming tubs and indestructible rubber balls; Chets Creek Elementary Academic Resource Center at Portside … an after school program for at risk youth in need of updated technology; Empowerment Resources, Inc. … Journey Into Womanhood program for girls age nine to 17; The Big Fun Box … delivering boxes of fun toys and games to children experiencing frequent and extending days in pediatric hospitals; and Tools for SchoolsŽ … collects new school supplies for St. Johns County teachers to use in their classrooms. You can learn more about the contest or enter a community improvement idea on the Community First Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/CommunityFirstCreditUnion). Happy Spring!from your friends at The CreekLine

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 13 Finding the right doctor just got easier. Baptist Primary Care is pleased to announce that Tessa Ricci, MD, is relocating her practice to the newly opened Bartram Park location. Dr. Ricci is dedicated to your familys health through every stage of life and ready to provide you with a medical home. Services include: € Well visits for adults, adolescents, children and newborns € Womens health services (in cluding paps) € Sports and school physicals € Immunizations for all ages € Care for acute illnesses and minor injuries € Coordination of care for chronic conditions (hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, etc.) € Minor skin procedures Same-day appointments Tessa Ricci, MD Board-Certified, Family Medicine (904) 288-5550Baptist Primary Care Bartram Park 13820 Old St. Augustine Road Suite 1 Jacksonville, FL 32258 230-6855618 SR 13 NorthAcross From Thrift StoreFriseur Salon STATION RENTAL NOW AVAILABLE Visit Fruit Cove/Julington Creeks Spacious & Relaxing Salon Call for our M others Day Specials! KEN BERRY, B.S.N., D.C.319 West Town Place, Suite 7 Located in the WGV Professional Plaza904-940-0361 Serving World Golf Village and surrounding communities for over 4 years WWW.THE VILLAGE CHIROPRACTOR.COM Neck & Back Pain NOW OFFERING SPINAL DECOMPRESSION Free Consultation to see if you are a candidate MM# 21140 Watching the children at Liberty Pines Academy pass the Meet the ArtistŽ bulletin board with smiles and pointing “ ngers is the best reward Sherri Edens and Sandy Blake could receive. The childrens faces are beaming when they show o their Van Gogh painting, Cornell shadow box, DaVinci invention or clay gargoyle. Its also rewarding to see the students point to the artist information and recognize the artist and their art work. The Meet the Artist program has come a long way since the opening of LPA four years ago. Edens and Blake wanted to change how they had experienced the program in their childrens previous schools where the Meet the Artist volOn March 22 the St. Johns River Alliance (SJRA) met at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. The Alliances mission is to promote and improve the health of the St. Johns River for the bene“ t of its many constituents as it meanders through much of Central and North Florida on its way to join the Atlantic Ocean in Jacksonville. Hosted by Westminster Wood in St. Johns County, the meeting featured a screening of the William Bartram Scenic Highway (WBSH) documentary (bartramscenichighway.com), Up from the RootsŽ and a presentation about the process underway to consider if any lands held by St. Johns River Water Management District should be surplused. Meeting participants are pleased to present the new St. Liberty Pines students enjoy learning about artContributed by Stephanie Bradford, Liberty Pines Academyunteer was handed a folder containing several pages of information about an artist with a couple of suggested art projects. Building a one stop shop volunteer program was exactly what the two moms wanted to do for LPAs Meet the Artist program. They felt art is such an important part of life, not only as a way to release creativity, but also as a tool for learning about the world around us. Learning about art and doing art projects incorporates many educational subjects, skill and problem solving exercises. Besides art terms, the Power Points teach the children about geography, social studies, science and math. It is exciting to see how the children decide what shape to make their Escher tessellation, how to decorate their own Calder stabile, and what kind of wire sculpture to make. It was certainly appreciated that Principal Kelley spoke longer than the Meet the Artist chair at the kindergarten Tea and TissuesŽ event on the importance of art and this program at LPA. The PTOs “ nancial support of the supplies and e orts to encourage parents to volunteer in this program has been an invaluable help. Can you draw a crooked line, cut and paste, praise and encourage artistic creativity and have one to one and a half hours to give four times a school year? If you do, then volunteer and join us in spreading the fun and furthering education in the Meet the Artist program. See what you too can learn about art and the world around us. No art knowledge or teaching skills are needed. We invite all interested volunteers from any school to come and check out the Power Point presentations at LPAs PTO website at www-lpa.stjohns.k12.” .us/ pto/Meet%20the%20Artist.St. Johns River Alliance promotes new license tagContributed by Cyndi StevensonJohns River license tag available at your Tax Collectors o ce. Pictured are Claire Fioriti, WBSH; Cyndi Stevenson, St. Johns County Commission and SJRA secretary; Sarah Bailey, WBSH; Phyllis and Al Abbatiello, WBSH; Johns Welch and Robert Fitzgerald, WBSH; Mark Middlebrook, SJRA; Tom Carey, Volusia County; Brad Purcell, Putnam County Commissioner and SJRA vice chair; Geo Sample, St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD); Robert Christiansen, SJRWMD; and Dave Roman of Mayor Alvin Browns o ce. For more information about SJRA, please visit their website at www.sjra.com. It is a 501(c) (3) not for pro“ t organization. Proceeds from the tag sales bene“ t the St. Johns River.

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Page 14, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com During National Nurses Week, we thank our more than 4,000 members of nursing staff at Baptist Health for providing extraordinary care and comfort to patients and families, day and night. These dedicated caregivers bring our mission to life as: champions of patient/family-centered care, partners with physicians and others in delivering quality healthcare, volunteers in the community, and leaders in their profession, improving education and standards. No wonder the local community has named Baptist Health as having the areas Best NursesŽ for more than 20 years. As a community-focused healthcare system, we can think of no greater honor. Baptist Health nurses hold a special place in the heart of our community. Duane, Baptist Medical Center Jessica, Baptist Medical Center Beaches Dina, Baptist Medical Center Nassau Terri, Baptist Medical Center South Laurie, Wolfson Children’s Hospital Your Pool Professionals! 904-449-2055www.ParadisePoolService.net Lic. # CPC1458125 50% OFFYour rst months maintenance fee with six month contract. With this ad. Expires 6/10/12 So many things are happening at Fruit Cove Middle School to start o the spring season. After a very enjoyable spring break, students and teachers jumped right back into work mode to prepare for end of the year tests. On April 16 The young men of Boy Scout Troop 280 have had a busy month. We have had quite a few additions to our troop over the last several months and many of these boys have jumped right in to activities with our veteran scouts. The last month has been very busy with two of our big fundraisers for the troop: our I love you very mulchŽ sales/delivery as well as camp card sales. A great big thank you goes out to the community again for your support of these boys. They use these opportunities to earn their own way to summer camp, as well as camping opportunities locally. A big thank you also goes out to many of the local vendors that allowed the boys to sell the cards at their place of business as well. Many of you probably saw them at area Publix stores and the Subway store on County Road 210 West. The boys also have attended several interesting campouts over the last month. They enjoyed a campout to Gold Head Branch State Park in March with great hiking and other adventures. This is a beautiful state park located in the Keystone Heights area with great opportunities to see wildlife, go biking and just enjoy being away from your everyday life. A group of boys from the troop also went on a high adventure, 30 mile canoe trip down the Suwannee River. Their goal is to eventually canoe to the Gulf of Mexico, with some of the boys reaching 50 miles thus far. The troop was recently recognized by Riverbend District of North Florida Council with the CampTroop 280 celebrates third anniversaryBy Contributing Writer Lisa Leavinsing Recognition Award as having the most nights camping of any unit in the district in 2011! Currently, a large portion of the troop is planning a camping trip to Camp Shands in Hawthorne, Florida to work on their ri” e shooting merit badge at the range located there. This is a Boy Scout camp with over 1,000 acres of diverse terrain for the scouts to explore and work on various skills. These young men are looking forward to an upcoming beach campout, as well as summer camp, just around the corner. Many are advancing quickly through the ranks of scouting, with volunteering in community services along the way. At a recent meeting, the boys got their “ rst look at the new building for River of Life UMC, while helping church members move furniture into the new sanctuary. About Troop 280: Troop 280 is a Boy Scout Troop located in the heart of Julington Creek, sponsored by River of Life United Methodist Church on Race Track Road. The troop was founded in 2009 and has grown from ve original members to now over 60. The Scoutmaster is Brian Miller. Boy Scout Troop 280, located in the heart of Julington Creek, recently celebrated the third anniversary as a Troop. FCMS HappeningsBy Contributing Writer Sarah Jacobs, FCMS Studentthrough 27, students all over Florida took the FCAT. Thank you to all of the wonderful teachers who prepared us for this test. In sports news, the Fruit Cove baseball and softball teams are o to a great season so far. Congratulations to all who made the team. The FCMS Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble participated in the MPA, Music Performance Assessment. The Wind Symphony received straight superiors on all three songs and the Wind Ensemble received all excellents and a superior in sight reading. The Jazz Band received straight superiors. Congratulations! On April 10, the Drama Club took a “ eld trip to the St. Johns County School Board where they performed three songs from this years show, Schoolhouse Rock Live!Ž The cast had a great time at this fantastic opportunity. The 2012 Talent Show is coming up in the beginning of May. Come out to support the shining stars. Its hard to believe that this school year is almost at its end. Even though it is the fourth quarter, it is important for students to still try their best to make good grades on that last report card. Go Flyers! Memorial Day Monday, May 28 Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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Get Glam Package!Special Event Style, Makeup Application & Eyebrow Wax $90 (save $15) Please mention ad when booking Expires June 15, 20122758 Race Track Rd. in Julington Creek 32259 Plantation Publix Plaza (904) 209-1320www.getpanache.com Raathi Adaikalam, REALTORCell: 904-257-6557 Oce: 904-436-1434 Fax: 904-230-6809 raathi@gmail.com Web: radaikalam.watsonrealtycorp.com 175-1 Hampton Point Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32092 The school year may be wrapping up, but Bartram Trail High Schools art programs are still going strong. Even now as everyones getting spring fever and senioritis, beautiful paintings, drawings and photos are being hung proudly in the walls of classrooms, in the front o ce and on the online gallery of the BTHS website. Just last month, art students and teachers celebrated the biggest annual creative event of the year, Lunch with the Arts. Students from all grade levels and classes displayed their work in the courtyard during all lunches. As far as the eye could see, tables and easels were set up with drawings, paintings, photos and ceramics made by the best and the brightest. Even the music students showed o their talent by strumming their guitars to make the event feel a little more festive. Artists sat outside to continue drawing and painting and pottery students demonstrated wheel throwing. Also present at Lunch with the Arts were members of the Oracle, Bartrams literary magazine, eagerly looking for submissions. The current issue is speculative “ ction (sci-“ horror, mystery, fantasy and other out-thereŽ genres), which will be published on Amazon. This o ers valuable publication opportunities for any student with quality art, poetry, short “ ction or photography. Submission forms are available in room 865 for any student interested. Recently another opportunity for student writers opened up as well. Quill and Scroll, a national writers honor Helping Hands of St. Johns County will meet on Friday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Community Church Community Center, located on County Road 210. The Rippers from Sew Much Comfort will meet at 10:00 a.m. The project this month will be a cereal and dry milk food drive for St. Francis House and local food banks. Donations of unopened boxes of dry cereal or powdered milk would be appreciated. Contact jacqphil@aol.com for more information. The group will also be making placemats from greeting cards for the senior center. Greeting card fronts would also be appreciated and can be dropped o on May 25 at the meeting or by contacting the above email. Helping Hands on a regular basis collects cards that are sent to the St. Jude Boys Ranch and what is not usable by them will be used for the placemats. Several Helping Hands members recently painted a After Easter, spring brings with it a list of social fashion issuesŽƒthese are called special occasions. Women dread these happenings, hating to shop for that perfect out“ t to show up at these occasions in. First, they dont want to spend the money on an ensemble that will be worn probably one time. Second, they dread the intense scrutiny attached to you looking to die forŽ at the said event. The other day as I was lolling about the rounders at work and a distraught lady handed me a shopping bag which held a shiny peasant skirt. She had bought it on sale some time back and was mumbling something about this Saturday night. Wowƒlets get into the special occasions mode big time!Ž I said. I cruised the aisles of my shopping Mecca honing in on the areas that held color friendly tops to said skirt and pulled out edgy pieces that could possibly work with the bohoŽ e ect of the garment. We then headed to the dressing room. By layering a solid cami under a pretty shrug sweater (cover my arms please!) of the same hue we had the start of a great look. The “ nale was composed at the accessory counter where layers and layers of pearls and gold chains were pulled over her Fashion UpdateSpring 2012 special occasionsƒ.easily done!ŽBy Donna Keathley, dkeathley designshead. I saw her rolling her eyes and quickly I assured her by saying, Dont faint, wait until you see to total look in a full length mirror! My friends dont call me Over the Top Donna for no reason!Ž As we walked back to the dressing room mirror total strangers in the store we saying, Wow, she looks great! Go Girl!Ž So...my Fashionable Florida Friends (FFFs) once again you will hear my mantraƒGo Shopping in your Closet! (Ok, husbands, you owe me one!) Many things can go from your closet to the fanciest party in town with just a little tweaking. Think out of the box! Add a wide belt in a bright color to a straight dress if you have a great waistline. Buy a hot colored pair of shoes to punch up a simple out“ t already in your closet. Wide legged silky pants are back and they are fab for special events; add a pretty new dressy blouse with a grosgrain ribbon for a belt or a pretty “ tted short jacket to these pants for a great looking suitŽ e ect. If you can get by with it, team up one of the new chi on peasant looking halter tops with a skinny pair of silk pants and stilettos for your big night. Try wearing a short fancy trench coat over silk slacks and your high heels for a cocktail look. My little friend down the street is dressing her mom for the wedding of the year by merely adding a fancy suitŽ style jacket to her favorite well-“ tting pair of pants for her party look. And, dont miss the boat … by adding some of the new pretty silk ” owers that are in the stores to your lapel or even in you hair, your look says walla! Another easy toppingŽ is to buy some of the new dangly drop earrings and wear your hair in an up-do.Ž Splurge and make a hair appointment to get it professionally styled! Go in your jewelry box and put on every strand of pearls you own over your best silk dress; see what happens! Happy Special Occasion my FFFs! BTHS HappeningsPutting the ArtŽ in BartramŽ By Devyn Fussman, BTHS StudentHelping Hands updateBy Contributing Writer Jackie Valyou, Helping Handsroom for 18 year old Megan Carter of St. Augustine who is presently undergoing treatment for cancer. Carter is doing well and loves her new room. Glen Peoples donated his services to install crown molding which Carter had asked for. The group has redone several bedrooms through Community Hospice. The ladies at Betty Gri n Houses shelter for abused and battered women were treated to Mothers Day gift baskets, which the group put together in April. The brightly colored totes donated by Publix were “ lled with clothing, jewelry, cosmetics and accessories. This has become an annual project and much appreciated by Betty Gri n House. Helping Hands is non-denominational group that meets the last Friday of the month to do a small or special project for the community. There are no dues, o cers or stress; members come when they can and do what they can. The group relies solely on donations of goods and services and the kindness and generosity of others. Membership is always open. Please contact jacqphil@ aol.com for more information.society, now has a chapter at BTHS. Students involved in yearbook, TV production, a newspaper (whether school or local) or magazine can apply for membership and gain access to scholarships and contests only available for members. In an era where art programs in schools are struggling to survive, Bartram Trail appears to be ” ourishing. This month, the visual artists get a break and the performing artists of BTHS will have one last chance to shine. On May 17, drama classes will be performing a variety showŽ which will consist of several one act plays as well as a few individual pieces from graduating seniors. Then on May 22, the musical theater class will perform in a musical review, featuring numbers from West Side Story and the popular song 21 Guns by Green Day, along with more individual pieces. After they take their “ nal bows, the theater students will also stay busy with BeaTPAC (Bartram Trail Performing Arts Camp) during the summer. It is very gratifying to see the students pride in having their work displayed,Ž says art teacher Deanna Lindemann. [Lunch with the Arts] is a con“ rmation of the importance that St. Johns County places on the arts in our schools. It is wonderful to be a part of it.Ž The CreekLineEverybody Gets It. Everybody Reads It.editor@thecreekline.com

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This award re” ects the businesss consistently high level of customer service. Our goal has always been to make your pool as inviting as my own. Our motto is: Preserving Paradise, One Pool at a Time,Ž explains John Adkins of Adkins Pool Service. Only a fraction of the businesses rated on Angies List can claim the sterling service record of being a Super Service award winner because we set a high bar,Ž said Angies List founder Angie Hicks. The fact that Adkins Pool Service can claim Super Service Award status speaks volumes about its dedication to consumers.Ž Angies List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating Every dog must have its day and at the annual Dog Day Afternoon sponsored by JCP CARES, all comers had a special one. On March 25, the fourth annual event raised nearly $2000 for Wags and Whiskers, a St. Johns County organization that rescues, fosters and adopts out pets. On a picture perfect Sunday afternoon at Plantation Park, hundreds of people, with their best friends in tow, joined the festivities, coming from as far away as Jax Beach, Ponte Vedra and Orange Park. The popular event featured dog washes, pet-i-cures provided by Portable Pooch Spa, pet photos May is Older Americans Month and is designated as a time to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, neighborhoods all across the nation have joined in this proud tradition that shows our nations commitment to celebrating the contributions and achievements of older Americans. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boyƒand Jill a pretty Senioritis: See-nyor-ay-tis. Noun. A decrease in motivation during the second semester of senior year, resulting in class absences, poor grades and general school indi erence. Beware of senioritis. Dont lose focus, dont skip school and whatever you do, dont let your grades drop. We seniors at Creekside have been hearing this for months, but senioritis has still spread like a plague. While most of us see some truth in the cautionary warnings, there is no denying that a chance to relax is more than appealing. And maybe thats not a bad thing. So now I present a painstakingly researched, comprehensive list of the bene“ ts of senioritis. Sound like an oxymoron? Think again. Bene“ t #1: Rest. Obviously. Its nice to have a chance to live life stress-free. No doubt our workload will increase next year and the summer will be chock full of pre-college anticipation and planning. So from now until CHS HappeningsThe ve bene ts of senioritis that you didnt think existedBy Rachel Buff, CHS Studentthen, a happy vacation is always welcome, at least for the sake of our mental health. Bene“ t #2: Reward. Weve worked hard. As clichd as it sounds, we deserve a break. Between college applications and scholarship essays and endless testing, senioritis o ers a chance to rea rm the fact that our labor paid o It lets us know that those midnight study sessions werent for nothing. Bene“ t #3: Role Models. At the risk of stretching this a little too far, Ill say that senioritis is a way for us to set a good example for underclassmen. We are showing them just how much fun they can have if they work hard and stick it out until senior year. Were like mentors. Bene“ t #4: Rite of Passage. Seniors (and all students, for that matter) should be a orded the opportunity to participate in every stereotypical high school event outlined in cheesy 1980s teen ” icks. This includes prom, homecoming football games and as it so happens senior skip days, senior pranks and basic overall senior apathy. What else are we going to talk to our grandchildren about? This leads me to my “ nal bene“ t. Bene“ t #5: Experiences. The countdown to graduation is also the countdown to a turning point in our lives. Our friendships and relationships, however stable they may have been until now, will be tested come August. So before the norms change and we all scatter and move on, a “ nal month of bonding is de“ nitely in order. Weve learned and grown together for four years, but the time we have remaining is the most precious. Our experiences these last few months will be what we remember from high school. Senioritis allows us to step back and concentrate on the most important things in this world: people, our friends and spending time with the ones we care about. Because our time is short and every second counts. Ill stop before I get sentimental. Local pool service earns coveted service awardfrom their clients and abiding by Angies List operational guidelines. Ratings are updated daily on Angies List, but members can “ nd the 2011 Super Service Award logo next to business names in search results on www.AngiesList.com. Look for Adkins Pool Services ad in this issue of The CreekLine!Older Americans Month 2012 Youre never too old to play!By Contributing Writer Susan Johnson, St. Johns County Council on Aging Dick Southworth enjoys a good laugh.boring girl.Ž The theme this May is Never Too Old to Play!Ž The idea is to emphasize the critical role older adults play in the everyday lives of those in their communities and to bring a new perspective to an oldŽ issue! It is undeniable that older adults have experience, insight, wisdom and knowledge to shareƒbut how often have you thought of spending time with an older relative or loved one simply because itsƒwellƒ fun! Learning and sharing new hobbies and activities can have many positive health bene“ ts and focusing on the lighter side of life can bring more joy, ful“ llment and relaxation to our own lives and to those with whom we share our time. Hobbies can distract us from our problems, help ease feelings of depression and give us renewed self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment. Playful interactions with others make our interpersonal connections easier and more intimate. They can also make all of us at every age a lot more fun to be with! The COA (Council on Aging of St. Johns County) is a community resource and, believe it or not, a really fun place to be! Dances, exercise, social clubs and special events are happening at all of our COA community centers on a daily basis. If you think you might be too old to play, then we encourage you to check out our website at www. coasjc.com or call us at 2093700 to see exactly what were talking about! Here are some tips to get you started: 1. Start simple 2. Dont worry about what the neighbors will think„they will probably be envious. 3. Embrace an activity that brings you a few moments of fun every single day. 4. Laugh out loud So there you have it! Now lets go out to play! A fun day for the entire communityDog Day Afternoon a huge success!By Contributing Writer Michelle Busby, JCP CAREStaken by City Dog PhotogŽ and an obstacle course for the physically “ t. O cer Greg Mullenix of the St. Johns County Sheri s Departments K-9 Division returned this year with his dog, Kobe and dazzled the crowd with an encore demonstration. Likewise, Disc-Connected K-9s (world famous frisbee dogs) and Far Fetched Tales of Agility (national champion agility dogs) were crowd pleasers. The Bartram Trail Rotary Club provided ƒ wait for it ƒhot dogs, while Bartram Trail High School students painted childrens faces. The entire event was generously sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited and Two Men and A Truck. JCP CARES would like to additionally thank the Creekside High School National Beta Club as well as all the volunteers who helped make this fun day possible. It would like to express its gratitude for the donations and participation from the following companies: Pawsitive Life Magazine, Austin Outdoors, Jacksonville Pet Funeral Home and Pet Crematory, Shaggy Chic Spa, All Ears Pet Sitting, Bone Appetit,, i-pets.com, Cynthia L. Enuton, author, Silpada Jewelry, Arbonne International, Starbucks, Hawaiian SnoAsis and Publix. International Affairs Discussion Group and Book Club Thurs, May 17  6:30 pm Bartram Trail Branch LibraryThe discussion will be moderated by Joseph Warner, retired U.S. diplomat and adjunct professor of Geography and International Relations. A reading list of suggested books and articles will be available in time to prepare for the discussions. The topic for this month’s discussion: “The Resonance of a Greater Russia.”

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The CreekLine would like to suggest the following camps and programs for you to consider for the kids this summer: Developed with the philosophy that learning to draw creates con“ dence, KidzArt takes classes to a new level. Through engaging the imagination in a new way and creating a safe environment to take risks, students of all ages are free to soar with KidzArt. We are happy to announce our summer camp schedule! At KidzArt Summer Camp, your childs selfexpression and self esteem will ” ourish! This summer, give your child the opportunity to learn drawing skills that will last a lifetime through a variety of art exercises and techniques that are fun and easy to follow. Visit our site for more details: www. KidzArtNFL.com. The Academy of Dance Theater Dance Camp will begin June 18 in our beautiful state of the art dance studio and will culminate in several fabulous productions the week of July 27. Our camp features daily combinations of dance technique and choreography in various disciplines. We will also have voice, drama and acrobatic lessons. Also included will be stage makeup lessons, costume design, art projects and “ eld trips. Dancers may enroll for either the entire “ ve weeks or by the week. The Academy of Dance will also have afternoon classes for kids two to “ ve years of age. For further information, please contact dol5678@ comcast.net. Huntington Learning Center was founded in 1977 and is the nations oldest provider of supplemental education is o ering summer programs in English, science, study skills, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Huntington also o ers a customized strategy based SAT/ACT prep course to help college bound students get What to do with the children this summer?Featured Summer Camps and Activities 2012their best possible score. We understand that parents play a vital role in their childs education. To that end we meet with parents throughout the course of their childs program providing updates on academic achievements. Parents can select convenient days and hours to “ t busy summer schedules. Contact us today to customize your childs summer program. Visit our website at www.huntingtonhelps.com. Shepherd of the Woods Lutheran School has a lot planned for summer, so please take some time to visit our website www. sotwls.com to see whats in store. From two-week sessions exploring plants and animals to outdoor fun with swimming, canoeing, crafts and games, theres lots of fun for all ages! We also have a Summer Slide program to boost academics and, for the little ones we have two, three or “ ve day programs. It will be fun, 21st-century learning activities in a loving, Christian environment. For worry-free days we also o er before and after-camp care. Visit the website to learn more. Gorilla Games announces its Summertime Special! You dont have to have a birthday or special event to enjoy our Ultimate Game lounge. Bring your kids in for some fun with unlimited game play for an hour or two. If you want to make it a real party, add some pizza and soda. Call 262-8050 for pricing. Be sure to see our ad in this Summer Camp Guide for special o ers on used games and additional trade in credit. Stop by and visit your local Gorilla Games! Julington Academy of Martial Arts is all ready for their annual Summer Camps! With several di erent weeks planned there is something for everyone. We have lots of fun-“ lled activities planned so dont miss out. This is a great way to get your child involved in martial arts. Visit our website at www.jamakick.com for more information and to learn more about JAMA. We hope to see you soon!Featured activities cont. on pg. 21 S u m m e r C a m p Summer Camp & A c t i v i t i e s G u i d e & Activities Guide B e s u r e t o p a t r o n i z e o u r Be sure to patronize our v a l u e d G u i d e a d v e r t i s e r s valued Guide advertisers!

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 21 A c t i v i t i e s G u i d e Activities Guide (904)292-2210 MandarinSouthBusinessCenter12421SanJoseBlvd.€Suite310/320 Jacksonville,FL32223(BetweenSonnysBBQ&Solantic) LorettoRd. NSanJoseBoulevard RaceTrackRd. JulingtonCreek Lessthan1/2mi. fromJulingtonCreek MarinelaM.Nemetz,D.D.S.BoardCertifiedPediatricDentistRobertJ.Nemetz,D.D.S.,M.S.AdultDentistry€Periodontics€Prosthodontics Race Track Blvd.Flora Branch Blvd. 990 Flora Branch Boulevard St. Johns, Florida 32259 www.theacademyatjulingtoncreek.netLicense#C075J0083 Summer Camp 2012 Please visit our new center and take a personal tour. … ages 5-11 … ages 3-4 … girls ages 7-18904-260-198311502 Columbia Park Dr W Jacksonville, FL 32258www.FirstCoastGymnastics.com Free Trial Class & $5 OFFwith registration Summer CampCall for details. Hickory Creek Elementary School held Evening of Luck on Saturday, March 17 at St. Johns Golf and Country Club. This PTO fundraising event successfully raised more than $8,400. With extra funds available, the PTO presented a check for $12,000 to help update the schools technology for its students and teachers. Everyone who attended the event had a great time and really enjoyed trying their luck at bidding on a wide variety of donated items and services. The evening featured great food, live performances by Bethany Groves with Smooth Soul and Dr. Paul Goricki on guitar, a Champions Gymnastics Club was founded by Valentin and Tanya Ivanov who were top gymnasts for more than 10 years and have experience as coaches for 30. The goal of the program is to teach children respect and discipline while building their self-esteem and love for the sport. The main focus of the coaches is to provide competitive and recreational gymnastics and to promote foundational skills such as balance, coordination and ” exibility which serve as the base for every other sport. Because of their long experience and unmatched quali“ cations, the coaches understand how to provide high quality gymnastics instruction, connect with their students on a personal level and inspire their passion for the sport. The University of North Florida is o ering three great camps for the 2012 summer. Eco Camp, an outdoor adventure day camp, will get your children excited about nature and the outdoors. Youth Sports and Fitness Camp is a multi-sport camp that focuses on fun and “ tness. Finally, our Kids Sports Development Camp allows kids to experience many sports by focusing on one sport each day. All camps are one-week long and are o ered for multiple weeks throughout the summer. Registration and additional information are available online at www.unf.edu/recreation. Dont miss out on our three great camps! At The Goddard School located in Julington Creek Plantation, summer camp is full of fun and learning. Energetic teams of teachers plan developmentally appropriate activities to instill a lifelong love of learning. Children are exposed Featured activities cont. from pg. 20 Featured activities cont. on pg. 22HCE fundraiser bene ts schools technologyBy Contributing Writer Laurie Argott Evening of Luck committee members Shelley Howard, Sharmain Powell, Kristin Getz, Laurie Argott, Victoria Harmon and Carrie Miller.silent and live auction, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, a candy bar and a glow in the dark golf challenge. Thank you to everyone who participated, donated and attended this years event. And, a very special thanks to the Evening of Luck committee who made this event possible. The PTO would also like to thank all the donors and business supporters who contributed to this event. This evening would not have been a success without everyones support.

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Page 22, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com Each Primrose School is a privately owned and operated franchise. Primrose Schools; The Right Foundation to Build Active Minds, Healthy Bodies, and Happy Hearts; Balanced Learning; and The Leader in Educational Child Care are trademarks of Primrose School Franchising Company. 2012 Primrose School Franchis ing Company. All rights reserved. Educational Child Care for Infants through Private Pre-Kindergarten and After School At Primrose, youll discover a childhood education approach unlike any other. Our proprietary, accredited program assures that children are nurtured emotionally, physically and intellectually.Engage minds and hearts will follow. Proprietary Balanced Learning curriculum Music, Spanish, Computer Technology Certified teachers Integrated character development program Dietician-approved meals and snacks provided Now Enrolling! Primrose School of Julington Creek904.230.2828PrimroseJulingtonCreek.com Primrose School at St. Johns Forest904.824.1100PrimroseStJohnsForest.com Primrose School of Glen Kernan904.824.1100PrimroseGlenKernan.com Music Lessons for All Ages Bob Moore 904-333-2479www.bobmooremusic.com/music_lessons Conveniently located at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church S u m m e r C a m p & Summer Camp & A c t i v i t i e s G u i d e Activities Guide Summer Preschool 3 year-olds – rising K5 2, 3, or 5 days per week Four two-week sessions Summer Slide Sessions PreK4 – 6th grade Eight weekly academic sessions Help maintain academic skills Summer Learning Camp 1st – 5th grade Fun, hands-on learning activities Four two-week sessionsBefore and After Camp Care offered at all age levelsVisit www.sotwls.com for details or Call 641-3393 Summer Fun with Three Different Programs: June 18 August 10 Splash in God’s Word VBS, Champions Gymnastics would like to invite you to join us for an Open House session to introduce the owners and sta of Jacksonvilles newest gymnastics club. Owners Valentin and Tanya Ivanov are excited to bring North Floridas youth their lifelong experiences involving Elite and Compulsory level competitive and coaching careers on both the international and local stage. Valentin Ivanov, who competed on Bulgarias national team as a youth and later coached several athletes onto the Bulgarian Olympic team, is enthusiastic about working with our area children in an encouraging, positive, yet challenging atmosphere. Further, Valentin Ivanov received his bachelors degree in sports education with a major in gymnastics. The Ivanovs moved from Bulgaria in 2001, settling in Jacksonville to work for an area gym and in their role assisted several local athletes in achieving their desires in both competition and athletic scholarship endeavors. Champions Gymnastics main to science and nature, arts and crafts, drama, cooking, manners, computers and technology, literature and language, music and movement, sports and games and special visitors that provide exciting learning opportunities in a safe and secure environment. Children march in playground parades, learn about creepy crawlies, send letters to pen pals and enjoy splish splash days. School-age children will enjoy educational and adventure-“ lled “ eld trips all summer long! To discover how Goddard can make this summer your childs best learning experience yet visit www.goddardschool. com. Drama Kids International and Young Rembrandts have teamed up again to bring you two weeks of camp this summer! Both Drama Kids and Young Rembrandts have been developing students for over 25 years and are leaders in art education. Join us to experience a camp that is a unique combination of performing and visual arts that are designed to promote con“ dence and selfesteem! In June, students will experience the antics of comedy and clowning as they exercise their funny bone. In August, students will journey to faraway lands by exploring stories from around the world. Our captivating themes will spark students imaginations as they prepare an end-of-camp showcase. Register online www.DramaKids.com/ FL3. Zone Cheer All-Stars prides itself on its quality sta and facility and has amazing support from their family of gym members and the community. You may have seen Zone Cheer allstars perform locally at school carnivals and other local celebrations. Zone Cheer has had the opportunity to work with Ponte Vedra varsity this past school year and successfully trained them to place second at the FHSCC State Championship. 2012/2013 brings so many new and exciting things happening in the Zone;Ž new athletic and educational camps for boys and girls, fun new tumbling classes, all level all-star teams from “ ve to 18 years old and half year cheer teams. Check us out today at www.zonecheerallstars.com. Students today need to be able to think critically, work collaboratively and engage in creative problem solving to be successful. They also need to be able to express themselves e ectively. Learn Now programs focus on helping students foster and develop these key skills. In summer 2012, we will be o ering academic enrichment and academic bridge programs for students entering grades three through “ ve in the fall. We are excited about these new opportunities for students in northern St. Johns and southern Duval counties and look forward to having your child become part of our dynamic learning community. Please visit www.LearnNowInc.com to learn more. Come out and join us at the Julington Creek Plantation Sportsplex for one of our 9 week summer skateboard camps. Raising awareness of all the hazards in a skate park and making sure that your child can excel in skateboarding at a comfortable safeŽ level is our Featured activities cont. from pg. 21 Featured activities cont. on pg. 23Gymnastics studio schedules Open HouseTanya Ivanov assists a student on the beam.focus is to promote the foundational skills such as balance, coordination, strength and ” exibility which serve as the baseline for every sport. Tanya Ivanov specializes in the recreational level athletes and will prepare them for the competitive level, if they desire. Valentin Ivanov will continue to coach those athletes who wish to compete across Florida, regionally or nationally in USGA Gymnastics. Both are USGA Certi“ ed Coaches and reside in NW St. Johns County. The Ivanovs dream of becoming American citizens was realized two years ago and the opening of Champions Gymnastics is the next step in completing a journey of working with youth, while sharing the passion for gymnastics. The newly formed club will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, May 19 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at their facility located at 9410 Historic Kings Road (o Sunbeam, near Phillips Highway). Please see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine!

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 23 APPOINTMENT 904.264.KIDS264KIDS.COM CALL OR VISITUS ONLINE TO ANSCHEDULE San Jose Blvd. SR 13Bartram Walk Race Track RoadLOCATED ABOVE BLACKSTONE GRILLE 112 BARTRAM OAKS WALK #203 | JACKSONVILLE, FL | 32259 2189 State Rd 13, Switzerland287-2883 Its time for a ROAD TRIP!! Seven weeks of summer fun exploring our great nation. We will be travelingŽ from sea to shining sea through music, stories, art, science, cooking, games and PLAY. Accepting campers ages 2-6 First Session: June 18 … 21 then weekly until Last Session: July 30 … August 2 Sessions meet Monday thru Thursday from 9:30am-1pm OR 9:30am-3pmCALL for more info & to registerARE WE THERE YET??? Summer Camp at Living Waters Preschool... Nondiscriminatory PolicyLiving Waters Preschool admits students and administers policy without regard to race, color, nationa l and ethnic origin. Certied by FLOCS #4939 Summer 2012One and Two Week Sessions beginning in July ...Write Away! ...Creative Writing Enrichment Program Write Right ...Writing Academic Bridge ProgramT.N.T. ... Trying Neat Technology" Enrichment ProgramVisit our website or e-mail us for more information...www.learnnowinc.com learnnowinc@yahoo.com 9410 Historic Kings Rd. (located near Philips Hwy. and Sunbeam Rd.) Jacksonville, FL 32257 Visit our website for our daily schedulewww.championsgymnasticsofjax.com C s t ler r cng rs n rmis Champions Gymnastics Club On Te, On Dre (904) 732-6040Programs Offered Call now to setup a complimentary trial G 10% sc r r Smr c rogr f egre n !i by May 15t"$20 egri # r cl&' Jn S u m m e r Summer C a m p & Camp & A c t i v i t i e s Activities G u i d e Guidemain goal. Your child will enjoy activities such as skateboarding, basketball, instructional skateboard videos and some much needed pool time to beat the summer heat. All are welcome, so come out the sportsplex and join professional skateboarder Jason Davidson to start your summer o with a blast! Please visit www.jcpcdd.org for more information. Primrose Schools is the leader in early childhood care and education, serving children from six weeks through private kindergarten as well as before and after school care. Primrose Schools are fully accredited through the prestigious SACSCITA national and international accrediting bodies and provide an advanced proprietary balanced curriculum in all classrooms blended with character development. The Primrose philosophy is based upon a partnership with parents, children and sta to ensure children ” ourish with active minds, healthy bodies and happy hearts. Come visit the Primrose School of Julington Creek or the Primrose School at St. Johns Forest, serving breakfast, lunch and three snacks daily. For additional information, visit us online at www.primroseschools. com. Switzerland Dance School has been bringing the joy of dance to the Mandarin and Switzerland communities since 1975. The abilities and needs of each student are fostered and nurtured in a loving environment. The children, their character and talents are valued and strengthened through our dance programs. A variety of classes are o ered: ballet (including lyrical, character and modern), tap, pointe, hip hop, wiggle giggle, adult classes and cheer/dance. We use dance to develop character and life skills including spiritual principles, discipline and self-con“ dence, etiquette and healthy body image, math and memory skills, teamwork and dependability and foreign language. Visit www.switzerlanddanceschool. com to learn more. The Academy at Julington Creek o ers a summer camp full of fun and learning through hands on experiences and social interactions. Academy campers will explore each week a new theme with crafts and “ eld trips designed speci“ cally to enhance the fun. Week One includes a Play Ben and JerryŽ to individually create a ” avor of ice cream. Camp highlights include a visit to MOSH, Florida Theater and Regal Theater. The summer “ nale will be a Dinner TheaterŽ where campers will display music and dance that they have learned during the summer. Please see our ad for more information or visit www. academyatjulingtoncreek.com. We love helping kids growing healthy,Ž says Aylin Ozdemir, M.D.,FAAP. Dr. OŽ is how her patients call her and she is the principal physician at Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville, a practice that has cared Featured activities cont. from pg. 22 Featured activities cont. on pg. 24 Last Day of School € St. Johns County SchoolsJune 6, 2012

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Page 24, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com S u m m e r C a m p & Summer Camp & A c t i v i t i e s G u i d e Activities Guide Where we Reach For The Stars Ages 5-18Call Today to Register to be part of the newest Competitive All-Star cheerleading team in the World Golf Village904-940-7289 Call today to register for our summer camp sessions. Boys and girls welcome to come join the summer fun. s s s Day camps with fun lled educational themes learned in a positive environment, incorporating with strength conditioning, tumbling and fun games. Come spend time in our air conditioned facility with certied coaches and the owner of Zone Cheer who holds a BS in Elementary Education grades K-6. s s s s s s ll ed l l e d s s s s s Summer Camps starting June 11July 26th 6. 6 904-460-2833 www.zonecheerallstars.com Weekly price $125.00 9:00 am3:00 pm or $30.00 per day Bring lunch & morning snack. S c hroedersS c hoo lO f M usi c c om P rivate & G roup I nstru c tion All A ges & A bi l ities T he M ost Q ua l ied T ea c hers M onthT oM onth Commitment F ind us on F a c ebook at: Dr. O P ediatri c A sso c iates of J a c ksonvi ll eDr. Aylin Ozdemir, MD, FAAP, Dr. Shirley Leadem, MD, FAAP Dr. Yesha Modi, MD Brooke Holway, ARNP License #MA59921 New Julington Creek Location! Oering extended hours with the addition of Dr. Shirley Leadem, MD, FAAP Northeast Florida’s First Fully Integrated Pediatric ClinicNew oce serving Julington Creek and St. Johns!~ 1633 Race Track Road, Suite 103 St Johns, FL 32259 (904) 287-7000~ 1102 A1A North, Suite 103 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904) 273-6533 ~ 4745 Sutton Park Court, Suite 801 Jacksonville, FL 32224 (904) 743-2100 www.doctorOjax.com on-site demo kitchen and yoga room. FirstCoastYMCA.org NO LAZY DAYS THIS SUMMERLet the games begin!904.543.9622 Hundreds of hours of practice paid o for Nease High Schools NJROTC varsity drill and competition teams on April 13 and 14, when they participated in the Navy National Academic, Athletic and Drill Championships in Pensacola, Florida. The top 25 schools of the 600 in the nation convened to match skills at personal inspection, academic testing, armed and unarmed drill routines, athletic events. Nease NJROTC varsity teams earned seventh place overall in the nation. Nease took sixth overall in personnel inspection and ninth in academics with Cadet Stenzel placing in the top 20. In the athletics categories, Nease Cadet Gregory took “ rst for the children of Jacksonville since 1932. Her practice has now grown into three locations, including Julington Creek, which o ers patients a yoga room, a massage therapy room, and an in-house demo kitchen where we o er summer camps for helping families create healthy eating habits. Dr. O believes that integrative medicine is as important as traditional medicine for all children and families and she incorporates both with nutrition and educational needs for children. Visit www.doctorojax.com. Merry Pats Preschool offers part time and full time preschool for babies to VPK. Our school o ers child focused programs and a dedicated team of professional teachers. Our educational philosophy is to encourage children to explore the world around them while building a foundation for a natural love of learning. We were recently congratulated by ECS for our recent Department of Education Kindergarten Readiness Rate; our school scored above the Readiness Rate for the 2010-2011 school year. Summer camp includes weekly themes to keep our bodies active and our brains working! Daily activities include waterplay,Ž music and movement and cooking to bring out our adventurous side. Please see our website, www. merrypatspreschoolonline.com, for more information. Living Waters Preschool and Kindergarten: Who remembers coonskin caps and a giant blue ox? How about sharp shootin Annie Oakley and Pecos Bill? Folklore and legends inspired by the heroes of the USA will be introduced to a new generation of Americans at Living Waters camp this summer. Its not too soon to grab the imagination of our future explorers and innovators. Sign up soon, some weeks are almost full! During the school year we are proud to provide small classes, dedicated teachers, a lively curriculum and an accredited half day kindergarten program. Make LWP&K part of your childs educational plan. Visit www. switzerlandcommunitychurch. org for more information.Featured activities cont. from pg. 23Allen D. Nease NJROTC places 7th overall in the nationBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Thatcher, Nease JROTC Parent Boostersin individual female curl-ups (sit-ups) with 318 and Cadet Reiss took second with 313 male curl-ups and sixth place overall in curl-ups. Cadet Torres placed ninth individually with 94 push-ups leading the team to an overall seventh place in push-ups. In the drill events, Nease teams placed sixth overall with the Unarmed Basic Drill team placing third and the Unarmed Exhibition team placing fourth. The Nease NJROTC unit is extremely thankful for those of you who supported and sponsored the varsity teams trip to Nationals. Nease proudly proves again that its cadets truly are A Cut Above.Ž

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 25 S u m m e r Summer C a m p & Camp & A c t i v i t i e s Activities G u i d e Guide 260-4866 www.starlightjax.com Star ightGYMNASTICSOur #1 Priority: Your Children Motivating classes for all ages Fun Additional ProgramsBack by popular demand!Summer CampJune 11th – August 10th Conveniently located at the corner of I-295 and San Jose Blvd. 2012-2013 Early Bird Registration$10 OFFApril 23rd – May 25th Jacksonville, FL 11111 San Jose Blvd. 904-220-1212SAVE $100CALL Today Call Today! Drama Kids & Young Rembrandts Visit our website for more information. Register today...space is limited!www.DramaKids.com/FL3 (904) 257-5752 YOUNG REMBRANDTSJoin the funBy popular demand we are offering two camps this summer! Don’t Miss Out!! Experience the antics of comedy and clowning or enjoy a journey to far away lands during our visual and performing arts camps this summer! Join us for a truly unique camp adventure that will spark your imagination while developing Register today and help discover your inner artist! Ages 6-11 June 11th-15th Comedy & Clowning August 13th-17th Tales from Far Away Lands 9:00AM-5:00PM Geneva Presbyterian Church 1755 SR 13 Spring in Florida came and went in the blink of an eye this year. Just weeks ago though, New York City was taken by storm with spring in its full glory.Never one to pass the opportunity to explore an independent bookstore, I was lured to a table full of books set in New York. I ended up picking up the novel New York by Edward Rutherfurd. USA Today said History was never so fun to read.Ž I did get started on it but the 860 pages is a little daunting as I try to keep up with the students books and all the end of the year responsibilities. I guess it will sit on my to readŽ stack until school gets out. I cant wait to read it though; what I have read was fascinating. Lots of new books have been recently published. Roland Smith continues to entertain with his Storm Runners series; the latest is Eruption One thing I know, I do not want to be anywhere around a volcano that erupts, no less one with circus cats loose. The Cahills vs. Vespers has released Dead of the Night, book 3 in the series. This one is by Peter Lerangis. Book 4 of this series will be called Shatterproof and is by Roland Smith! It is due out the beginning of September. I am going to have to read up on this series, I love anything Roland Smith writes. His books have such a tremendous appeal to Spring has sprung at Wards Creek Elementary! A big congratulations goes out to all the students that took the FCAT and the teachers that prepped them for this important test! Field days are in full swing, Coach Henson and Coach Massucci have put a new spin on “ eld day and the children are having a ball. Thank you to all the Nike and parent volunteers for your help in making the “ eld days a great success. The school year is winding down, but the WCE PTO has several more events scheduled. Notes from the Pacetti Bay Media CenterBy Contributing Writer Lynn Johnson, NBCT, Library Media Specialist Pacetti Bay Middle Schoolboth males and females. I know Shawn Ryan is going to be clamoring for this book. Fans of Carl Hiaasen “ nally have a new book to check out. Chomp was released at the end of March. Zoo animals, gators of course, the Everglades and a reality show are all part of the action. The other book already out and also not a series is Pinch Hit by Tim Green. Two books with di erent goals swap places each for their own reasons. This month will include the continuations of several series. Spirals (Tunnels) by Roderick Gordon, Serpents Shadow (Kane Chronicles) by Rick Riordan, Bitterblue (Graceling) by Kristin Cashore and Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy) by Veronica Roth are all available now in the media center. These books were all released at the beginning of the month. May is historically a great time to “ nd new books. Many publishers release new books this time of year. Much to everyones disappointment, James Pattersons book Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure is not coming out until August!News from Wards CreekBy Contributing Writer Beth McCann, Wards Creek PTOThe Mother/Son Pirate Scavenger Hunt is scheduled for May 18. The night promises swashbuckling fun for all and a visit from Captain Mayhem! Volunteers are needed for Pirate Night. Please contact anyone on the board if you would like to help make the night a success. The PTO will be o ering school box kits as well. The kit contains all supplies needed for the next school year and will be delivered to your childs desk on the “ rst day of school. Look for information in your childs backpack; what a great way to save time and money while helping your school. Wards Creek loves their teachers and sta The “ rst week in May was teacher appreciation week and each day brought a new treat for all. The teachers were treated to lunch at the King and Bear Clubhouse one afternoon as well as Starbucks Co ee, a snack cart and massages by Village Chiropractic. Thank you to all of our business partners for helping us give a big Thank YouŽ to all of our wonderful teachers and sta .without adult direction. A spontaneous challenge is the second part of the competition. Each team has three minutes to prepare, solve and work as a team. The solution is presented and scored immediately in front of a group of judges. Teams have no prior information about this problem. Team member Daniel Mackellar shares, The spontaneous problem at the tournament is always a big surprise. Thats what makes being part of the spontaneous team exciting...you have to be quick thinking, ” exible and be able to work well as a team.Ž Edie Jarrell, Wards Creek Elementary principal states, Our Odyssey students are creative, ingenious and entertaining. Their synergy has helped them take their ideas and develop an outstanding problem-solving skit. It is a thrill to see these students becoming such amazing leaders in problem-solving teamwork!Ž Wards Creek Elementary has been sponsoring the Odyssey of the Mind program for three years with this year being the largest yet. Odyssey of the Mind cont. from pg. 1 Mother’s Day Sunday, May 13

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Page 26, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com S u m m e r Summer C a m p & Camp & A c t i v i t i e s Activities G u i d e Guide Swimming Safari Swim SchoolNorthside, Arlington, Southside, Orange Park, Mandarin, Beaches/Intercoastal, Mandarin, San Marco, St. Augustine-210, & WestsideStay Safe, Learn to Swim! Swimming Lessons260-1836www.swimmingsafari.com 287-6331Psalm 149:3 Let them praise his name in dance, let them sing praises unto Him with the timbrel and harp.ŽNear Foot SolutionsCome Praise the Lord With Your FeetŽSummer ProgramsSummer Dance Program For All Ages Tuesday, June 19th through Thursday, July 26th www.switzerlanddanceschool.com witzerlandance choolBalletT a Hip Ho 904 31 n s h Your FeetŽ l l Age s July 26 26 26 26 26 26 6 6 6 th th th th h h h h h h h h Session A June 11-14 June 18 -21 June 25-28 Session C July 30-Aug 2 Aug 6-9 Aug 23-16 Skate your Summer with Julington Creek Planation Skate Pro Jason Davidson Session B July 9-12 July 16-19 July 23-26 9:00 am-3:00pm (early drop o at 8:30 am) $150.00 20% sibling discount All Ages Welcome! 20% 3 week discount max. 20 kids per camp Contact Jason at 821-3633 jdavidson@jcpcdd.org June 11-14 July 23-26 June 25-28 July 30-Aug 2 July 9-12 Aug 13-16 Open Mondays through Fridays 8:30am – 5pm 1631 Race Track Road Suite 101230-7977Most Insurances AcceptedPediatric Associates of Julington Creek, PAOffering care for Infants, Children & Adolescents Mary Ann Garcia, M.D., FAAP Victor Luz, M.D., FAAP Now Enrolling for Fall 2012 and Summer Camp Mark your calendars for the second annual Running of the Knights 5K, one mile fun run and family festival, to be held on Friday May 18, 2012. Proceeds from the event will bene“ t the athletic and band departments at Creekside High School. Races start and “ nish at Creekside High School, located at 100 Knights Lane in St. Johns. Electronic timing is provided with 5K registration. Registration/check-in will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The one mile fun run begins at 6:15 p.m. and the 5K Run/Walk/Centipede Race will begin at 7:00 p.m. The evening concludes with an awards ceremony at 8:00 p.m. The entry fee is $10 for the Fun Run and $25 for the 5K (through May 17) or $35 on the day of the race. This years race will include Liberty Pines Academy will honor local veterans and active military personnel on June 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at the school. The Liberty Parade is an annual event for LPA. Last year our event was canceled due to an excess amount of smoke from the wild“ res burning in the area. The parade is an important event for Liberty Pines Academy students, sta and community. Our schools name is re” ective of the native pine trees in the area and our desire to honor veterans and current military service personnel. Our Liberty Parade helps foster the schools teaching of the importance of our freedom and helps to instill patriotism in our students. There will be presentations by our LPA band, sta and students. Each grade level is preparing for the Liberty Parade Its time for the annual Running of the Knightsa new optional division, CentipedesŽ or at least “ ve runners connected as a unit. Centipedes need to obtain a copy of centipede rules from our website; centipedes will also be considered in our costume contest. All participants registered by May 1 will receive one ticket for a pasta diner to be on held Thursday, May 17 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at CHS. Additional tickets for non-registered guests are available for $5 per ticket. The Grand Sponsor is Jacksonville Running Company. Please visit our website at www.creeksideknights.com for more information and to download a registration form or apply online.LPA to host annual veterans Liberty ParadeBy Contributing Writer Stephanie Bradford, Liberty Pines Academy PTSOand cannot wait to honor our local heroes. We are asking for all local St. Johns County residents who are retired or active military to please come and join us for this special event. Please contact Kim Sexton at 547-7900 or by email at sextonk@stjohns.k12. ” .us for an invitation to the Liberty Parade. Last Day of SchoolSt. Johns County Schools June 6, 2012 Memorial Day Monday, May 28Youve seen them on TV, on the sidelines and in this newspaper … now come and nd out more information for yourself and/or your daughter! The Nease Sparklers will be holding an informational meeting for their upcoming 2012 … 2013 cheer season on Thursday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. at Nease High School in the Media Center. In their inaugural season, the Nease Sparklers kept busy performing at two home football games and with the Nease Sparklers Care Community OutreachŽ program (an annual event with the Ronald McDonald House in late February). The Sparkle Effect is a non-pro t organization that helps bring special needs cheer squads to high schools nationwide. See you at the meeting on May 17! Nease Sparklers invite you to learn more Got News? editor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 27 S u m m e r Summer C a m p & Camp & A c t i v i t i e s Activities G u i d e Guide REGISTER NOW!Full Day Full Week Programs! Call for more information or register online at: 904-620-2998 Kids Sports Development Camp Eco Camp $10 OFF Bring in this Ad The Pacetti Bay Middle School PTSO is approaching the end of the school year with a ” urry of activities. PTSO held its second dance of the year on March 16. For the Cruise into Spring dance, students dressed in their best Hawaiian shirts and “ nest hula skirts and posed for photos in front a giant sunset created by students Emily Warner and Kelsey Taylor. The gym was decorated with travel posters and lit palm trees and was the perfect scene to get the kids in the mood for Spring Break. Several students treated the other attendees to a karaoke sing along with the music. Thank you to the volunteers who donated their time and food items and to Bev Downs for organizing the dance. We couldnt have done it without you! PBMS celebrated Arts in School month by hosting Evening of the Arts on March 27. This was an opportunity for the community to hear music and view artwork created by students from PBMS as well as its feeder schools, Wards Creek PBMS PTSO is cruising through spring By Contributing Writer Sharon Davis, Pacetti Bay Middle School PTSOElementary and Mill Creek Elementary. PBMS band director Charles Rankin and PBMS performing arts leader Laurie Sloan had a lot to be proud of as their students put on percussion, band, singing and monologue performances. Student art work was displayed in the cafeteria, where a hands-on arts and crafts area was hosted by PBMS art teacher Ashley Demaio. Refreshments and spirit wear were sold by the PTSO and Tim Klein from the Palencia Starbucks was serving up frappucinos. Thank you to Courtney Scherer for organizing this wonderful event! Evening of the Arts included a group of boys performing Greased Lightning,Ž providing an excellent preview of PBMSs upcoming musical, Grease (middle school version), which will be presented on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m. This is the “ rst musical to be put on by the PBMS performing arts department. Tickets are $5 and will go on sale May 1. The PTSO is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week May 7 through 11 with a Cinco de Mayo theme. We have received outstanding support from community businesses for this event and we thank each of them for their contribution. We are blessed at PBMS to have a wonderful group of teachers and sta and we are happy to be able to show them our appreciation for all they do. As we approach the end of the school year, it is time to think about next years PTSO. If you are interested in helping the PTSO make the upcoming school year as successful as possible, These PBMS girls are ready to hula The Advanced Percussion group has got the beat!please consider volunteering to be on the PTSO board. Contact Debbie Adams at dadams2@att. net or visit our website at wwwpbm.stjohns.k12.” .us/ptso/ for further information. Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! Direct Line: 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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Page 28, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMES! Southwood VillageAT WESTMINSTER WOODS ON JULINGTON CREEKCall 904-287-7300 to schedule a visit to see the lovely, new villas and charming neighborhood. Just 6 homes remaining! Call today to reserve yours! Luxurious. Affordable. Exceptional. The Shoppes of MurabellaAccepting New Patients (904) 826-346952 Tuscan Way Suite 205 St. Augustine, FL 32092 New Location!Mon-Thurs: 8-6:30 Saturday: 9-1 Walk-Ins Welcome Newcomers of North St. Johns will be holding this seasons last meeting/luncheon and electing their next years club o cers on Tuesday, May 15 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Marsh Creek Country Club, located at 169 Marshside Drive in St. Augustine. For our luncheon, a mixed greens salad with rolls and butter and a choice of Lemon Chicken Imperial with rice pilaf and grilled vegetables or grilled shrimp with penne pasta and pesto cream sauce, accompanied with carrot cake and a soda, iced tea or co ee will be o ered. A cash bar, door prizes and ra es will also be provided. The cost is $23 which Some estimates indicate there are approximately 10,000 horses in St Johns County. Many of them are beloved pets; some of them are therapy and working horses; some of them compete and win on the national level. On Saturday, May 19, the St. Johns County Horse Council will host a tour of three of the beautiful horse farms in our county. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided to our guests. Feedin Time and Purina sponsor the “ rst stop at 2 Son Farm from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Our host Laura Gavronsky and barn manger Victoria Otto will demonstrate classical horsemanship, both Western and English, including ground work training for a young horse. 2 Sons mission is to provide a facility that promotes safety, learning and tools for all disciplines of riding. In addition saddle maker Hal Rogers will be there. Hal is an artist and craftsman. It is a treat to see his saddles and other leatherwork. Join us for a light breakfast and good company at 8050 County Road 208 in St Augustine. Diamond R Fertilizer and Erin Emmans, DVM of Atlantic Veterinary hospital sponsor the pig roast lunch at Castle Guard Stables at Hidden Acres from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Our hosts, Laura Borger, owner/head trainer and Pat Conway, youth trainer, have arranged a tour of the 130 acres of trails and a dressage and jumping demonstrations by Borger. In addition Lee Ann Rogers demonstrates English saddle “ tting and equine massage techniques. Who says horses arent pampered? Come enjoy lunch and demonstrations at 1310 St. Marks Pond Road in St. Augustine. Futchs Tractor Depot and Orangedale Auto Repair sponsors the Horse Council Tours very special third stop. Cyndy Burtons TenPoint Ranch houses three programs: StarBrite Foundation is set St. Johns County Horse Council announces rst annual Farm Tourup to o er free equestrian experiences to children in crisis; StarBrite Volunteers is a free program for all ages to learn about care and training horses and TopLine Training is a full horse training program. Winston Churchill said, The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a person.Ž Here at StarBrite Stables, 9155 Barrel Factory Road in Hastings you can learn what Churchill really meant. Join us to “ nish the day with sweets and good company while you learn about how special horses really are. The St. Johns County Horse Council is looking forward sharing the day with you discovering our horse community. For more information and to RSVP, please go to St Johns County Horse Council Facebook page Events.Ž For safetys sake dogs will be turned away. See you there on Saturday, May 19!Newcomers season naleBy Contributing Writer Marcia Smith, Newcomers of North St. Johnsincludes tax and tip. Our entertainment will feature music by Tim Rippey, a local favorite and singer extraordinaire. For one of his songs, he will be performing his version of The Phantom of the Opera.Ž Please RSVP by May 7 and note that we cannot o er refunds. Please indicate your entree choice at the bottom of your check and mail to NNSJ, 824 I“ eld Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32095. If you have any questions, please email Laraine at lol2918@aol.com. Please mark your calendars for our next season, beginning on September 18 with our meeting/luncheon to renew your club friendships!Newcomers of North St. Johns enjoyed their spring luncheon held recently at St. Johns Golf & Country Club. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants gave a fun and most informative presentation using food and ” owers in making beautiful arrangements. Seated left to right are Mary Jo Gowens, Judy Rassa, Bonnie Hennessey, Judy Janssen, Linda Nichols, Judy Haley, Catherine Tighe and Jo-Anne Laird. Photo by Jo-Anne Laird Dispose of unwanted/outdated prescription medication (excluding sharps, medical wastes, nuclear medications or thermometers) St. Johns County Sheriffs Of ce Weekdays excluding holidays 8:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.Contact: Crime Prevention Deputy Corporal Diana Bryant at 810-6694

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 29 Adkins Pool Services, Inc.401-1556thepoolprofessor@att.net Your friendly neighborhood pool service! Award Less than 5% of all vendors on Angie’s List get this award Sambursky Chiropractic, LLCDr. Bruce Sambursky, Chiropractic Physician683-4376 12421 San Jose Blvd. #300 (just South of Solantic )Serving the Mandarin and Julington Creek area. www.backbonejax.com 23 Years Experience Accepting most insurance and Cash paying patients.Immediate same day appointments available. Jane Moore, Licensed Massage Therapist ( LMT # 0023441)Massage Therapist on StaTHE PATIENT OR PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE TO PAY, CANCEL PAYMENT OR BE REIMBURSED FOR PAYMENT FOR ANY OTHER SERVICE, EXAMINATION, OR TREATMENT THAT IS PERFORMED WITHIN 72 HOURS OF RESPONDING TO THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR FREE, DISCOUNTED FEE, OR REDUCED FEE SERVICE S, EXAMINATIONS OR TREATMENT. ChiropractorStop suffering from: Open Saturdays Celebrate the End of the School Year!Saturday, May 19that the JCP Fun PoolMore info at www.jcpcdd.orgJulington Creek Plantation Presents…Come be a part of the largest community based program in Florida. Three Final 8 State Cup Teams, State Cup Final 4, Region Cup Champions. Additionally, Creeks teams have won a variety of tournaments throughout Florida and the Southeast during the 2011 2012 season. Creeks Clash Premier Try-outs May 29 June 2 at Veterans ParkPlease register at CAASoccer.com Try-outs are open to all Boys and Girls players, U11 U18 Planning a summer vacation? Many people take their summer vacations between Mothers Day and Labor Day, with a vast majority driving their car to their vacation destination. So it only makes sense for your car to be in tip top shape before departing on your adventure. Here are some ideas for you to consider before hitting the road: Proper tire in” ation is not only a key to enhanced gas mileage and the quality of your ride, but proper in” ation will also extend the wear on your tires. The most important location for your best tires is in the back of your car. Properly rotating your tires will also extend the life of your tires; and the easiest way to remember when to rotate your tires is when you get your oil changed. Is your car pulling either to the left or to the right when you drive? Then you probably should be in the market for an alignment. Alignments are easy, relatively inexpensive and will enhance the quality of your ride and the life of your tires. However, if your tires are showing wear around the edges or if you have less tread than the size of half of a quarter, you should probably consider new tires before you begin your summer vacation. Tires come in many sizes and brands and range in price from relatively inexpensive to top of the line. You can make the decision based on your particular car and the amount of money you feel comfortable in paying. Without question, an oil change is always a good idea before you head out for your This months movie review belongs to the “ lm Hunger Games, an action “ lm for adults and teens. The future in our world could be a very di erent place, but in the Hunger Games, after war and rebellion, the population is divided into 12 districts. Each district has its own strengths and weaknesses and each year as tribute to the end of the rebellion, two members of each district are chosen by lottery to participate in the games. It is a game of life and death and only one can survive. Some have trained for this game for all of their lives and some will have to survive by guile, wit and skill. Katniss Everdeen is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence, lives in district 12 and manages to support her mother and sister by hunting. She feeds the families and then she and her friend Gale, played by Liam Hemsworth, sell and trade whatever they can for survival items needed on a day-to-day basis. The Lottery chooses a male and female from each area. This lottery day, Katniss sister is chosen and as her provider and protector, she volunteers in her place. This is extremely uncommon and rejoiced throughout the viewing community as the Hunger Games is the most watched show in the 12 districts.Summer travel tips By Contributing Writer Dick Erickson, Chairman and CEO and Aaron Wood, Vice President, Sun Tiresummer vacation. Whether you perform this service yourself or choose to take your car to a professional, you will be doing your car and your piece of mind a huge favor. Saving time before a vacation is always important and an oil change almost always takes less than an hour. One last thing as far as oil changes are concerned„its always a good idea to change your oil “ lter when you change your oil. So when you embark on your summer vacation this year, simply follow these tips and with any luck, you will be able to save the excitement of your vacation for your destination as opposed to experiencing any automobile issues along the way. For additional information, please contact customerservice@suntire.com.Movie ReviewHunger GamesDirected by: Gary Ross. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson and Donald Sutherland. Review by T.G. StantonRating: Good Movie, Glad to Have Seen It (4 out of 5) The male participant from her area is Peeta Mellark, performed by Josh Hutcherson. He is from a family that is better o yet still he will have to “ ght for his life, as will all of the other players in the game. Behind the scenes of the games, manipulations and politics are played. Donald Sutherland plays President Snow, who manages the rules of the games and changes them as he desires. Each district is guided by a past winner of the games; Katniss and Peeta have Haymitch Abernathy, represented by Woody Harrelson. Haymitch may be a hindrance or may be a godsend as he is the one between the players and the viewers who aids them in getting sponsors. When the games begin and manipulations are part of the game, sponsors often make the di erence in life and death. The Hunger Games is based on a much-read novel of the same name and is directed by Gary Ross; the movie adaptation is well done in relation to the path of the book. The love-hate relationship between Haymitch and Katniss is well played by the actors, as is the manipulations of the games by the rulers of the Capitol. The dangers of weather and nature play well into the dangers of the games and add to the excitement. The machinations and di culties to make Katniss more likeable are enjoyable, though I did expect more from the costume design and some of the special e ects. Otherwise, as a reader of the book and for those who have not opened the pages, it was a very well done “ lm. Sequels are anticipated. Everybody reads The CreekLine Shouldn’t your ad be included?lg@rtpublishinginc.com

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Under NO circumstance should you send any money in advance or give the client your checking, license ID, or credit card numbers. Also beware of ads that claim to guarantee loans regardless of credit and note that if a credit repair company does business only over the phone it is illegal to request any money before delivering its service. All funds are based in US dollars. Toll free numbers may or may not reach Canada. The U12 Creeks Clash boys recently won the Florida Youth Soccer Associations Region B Cup, ranking them number one in Region B in their age group. During the span of three weekends and eight games, the boys went undefeated. They faced Clay County and First Coast in the semi-“ nal and “ nal games, respectively, winning both games with a score of 2 to 1. The team will now represent Region B in the Presidents Cup in Auburndale, Florida, where they will compete against the other three top Region Cup teams in their age groups in the state of Florida. Congratulations to Assistant Coach William Dudley, Head Coach Randy Zamparelli, Assistant Coach Barry Axelrad, Ethan Dudley, Jared Axelrad, Justin Martinez Kaelen Glaze, Jordan Bahamonde, Jacob McIntosh, Jeffrey Hynn, Mathew Jackson, Mack Solms, Ryan Cadwaladee, Darien Witherspoon and Grant Ciof“ Congratulations Creeks Clash!The fourth annual Creekside High School Cheerleading Camp, featuring Head Coach Jamie Godfrey and the varsity cheerleaders, will be held June 25 through June 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. This camp is open to the “ rst 80 girls who sign up and the cost is $90 if registered by June 1. All campers should be enrolled in kindergarten through “ fth grades during the 2012-13 school year. Every camper can expect interactive and fun instruction from varsity coaches and players focusing on cheers, chants, jumps, stretches and dance. Campers will be invited to perform during halftime at a CHS Knights football game this year. To register, please visit the Creekside High School at website www-cshs.stjohns. k12.” .us and click on athletics; Sports in Brieflook for the Cheer Camp link. For further information, please email Coach Godfrey at godfrej@stjohns.k12.” .us. Knights Dance Camp 2012 will be held June 18 through 21. The Creekside Knights Dance Camp provides elite dance training that will inspire and encourage dancers of all abilities and challenge their limits while having lots of fun! Parents are invited to attend a performance and awards ceremony at the end of camp and campers are invited to dance with the Knights Dancers at a CHS home game. The cost is $95, with a $10 discount if you register by June 1, 2012. Brochures may be found at wwwchs.stjohns.k12.” .us. Please email Krystina.Nelson@stjohns. k12.” .us with questions. W W W WWWwww.TheCreekLine.comVisit our website:This spring, an online resource is helping landscapers and do-it-yourselfers save water by choosing the right plants for their yards speci“ c growing conditions. By choosing the right plants for the natural conditions of a landscape and putting them in the right place, homeowners can reduce the need for irrigation, which saves water and money. The St. Johns River Water Management Districts online search tool is a database of hundreds of plants that are native to Florida or are Florida-friendly. The database is designed to help determine which plants are most appropriate for a landscape Choosing the right plants for your yard saves water By Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management Districtgiven its natural growing conditions. The waterwise plant database is a dynamic web-based search tool that is compatible with most smartphones. The database, which is located at ” oridaswater.com/waterwiselandscapes, is searchable by 12 characteristics, including scienti“ c name, common name, plant size, color of ” owers, hardiness zone, soil moisture needs, light and shade requirements, salt tolerance and more. The plant details can help homeowners select the optimal location for the plant where it would need minimal irrigation to thrive. The database also allows users to compare information about di erent plants to determine if they are suitable to plant together and to help the user better plan planting areas. The districts waterwise landscaping web pages also provide information on how to design a water-conserving landscape and how to group plants according to their needs, such as planting region, sunlight and soil conditions. The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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High-school degree required, competence in the English language, patience, and pleasant manner a must. Experience preferred, but not required. Skills include strong organizational ability, excellent telephone and inperson communication skills, basic computer and of ce equipment skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Must have compassion for animals and their owners and understand the stress that patients and clients endure. Regular weekday off and alternate Saturday schedule. Bene ts after 90-day probationary period include pet care, paid holidays, personal time-off and uniforms. Fill out an application at the clinic, 6751 State Road 16 St. Augustine, or go on-line to BartramTrailVets.com and download an application from the forms and fax it to 904-940-0399 or email it to angelaidlaw@BartramTrailVets.com Bartram Trail Veterinary Hospital is seeking a caring, hard-working person for full-time or parttime kennel position. Positive, caring attitude with ability to work independently and as part of team. Responsibilities will include feeding and exercising boarded animals, laundry, bathing animals, cleaning and light maintenance of boarding and hospital areas. Bene ts after 90-day probationary period include pet care, paid holidays, sick/ personal time-off and uniforms. Regular weekday off and rotating weekend schedule standard. Fill out an application at the clinic, 6751 State Road 16 St. Augustine, or go on-line to BartramTrailVets.com and download an application from the forms and fax it to 904-940-0399 or email it to angelaidlaw@BartramTrailVets.com Pet Sitting Company part time work with pet. Applicant must live in the 32259 area. Flexible hours. Adult applicants only. Call Robin at 687-9610. PHYSICAL THERAPIST Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine is currently seeking a Florida Licensed Physical Therapist for our CR210 of ce. 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Champions Gymnastics Club is looking to provide employment opportunity for Women's Competitive Gymnastics coach for optional levels. Experienced coaches who enjoy a positive, energetic and refreshing work environment are welcome to contact us: Phone: (904) 732-6040 email: championsgymnasticsclub@yahoo.com Part-time drama teacher needed for after school children's program. Teach at various locations within NW St. Johns county. Theater and education experience preferred. Please email resume to dramakidsjax@gmail.com. Elite Amenities seeks Lifeguards & Pool Monitors in C.R. 210 west area. Strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills. Attentive to customer service. FT and PT hours. Need transportation & cell w/ texting. Call 710-0172. Davidson Realty is now recruiting new and experienced Realtors. Let us tell you why we're routinely one of the "Best Places to Work in Northeast Florida." Call 904-940-5000 or visit us at www.DavidsonRealtyInc.com. 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Page 32, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com www.RiverofLifeUMC.comTHANK-YOUŽ to the NW St. Johns County community for the support of our Grand Opening! Family Vacation: Enjoying the journey.Ž This will be a fun, creative, and meaningful look at Gods teaching on how to do life as a family. Family life is hard! Is it possible to not only survive, but to thrive on the journey? We will discover that together as we study Gods teachings. Join us in our NEW building on Sundays at 9:30am! Faith News A CONNECTING CHURCH Our Sunday Services Traditional Worship 8:30am Sunday School 9:45am Contemporary Worship 11:00amwww.switzerlandcommunitychurch.org Sunday Morning 10 am @ Timberlin Creek Elementary School 555 Pine Tree Lane St. Augustine, FL 32092 904-535-5636 S t Looking for a place to belong? We are looking for you. www.familylifefellowshipjax.com St Francis In-The-FieldEpiscopal ChurchChristian Formation 9:00am Sunday Service 10:00amChildrens Chapel and Nursery Available895 Palm Valley Rd (1 mile east of US1)615-2130 Dr. Jenny Preer Purposefully limited practice providing the time, energy & attention you deserve North Florida Coaching North Florida Counseling & Mediation Services, LLC (904) 701-8255 www.northcoaching.com www.northcounseling.comCounseling is available for individuals (18+), couples, and families working through various issues. FL Supreme Court Certied Family Mediation Services creates personal solutions for both on-going and potential legal conicts, including child timesharing agreements. Coaching creates strategies and action plans that move you toward your goals. It is for people who want to do something more. I help students (16+) and adults dene educational, career & personal goals and create plans to overcome the obstacles in their way. Licensed Counselor, Family Mediator, Coach Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (OLGC) will be sponsoring another one of their famous sh and shrimp fry lunches and dinners on Friday, May 18. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lunch will consist of fried “ sh, shrimp or combination of both along with French fries and either cole slaw or baked beans and some hush puppies. Dinner will o er the same fried items plus a delicious broiled “ sh, shrimp or combination of both prepared Franoise style with rice and cole slaw. A tempura shrimp dinner is also o ered with rice or French fries and cole slaw. Chicken Strips are available. Drinks and wonderful homemade desserts are available for a donation. The church is located in the World Golf Village area on State Road 16, one mile northwest of Pacetti Road. All proceeds go to the continued development of the OLGC church and its ministries. St. Francis in-the-Field Episcopal Church is o ering a parents Morning Out program for the 2012-2013 school year. If your child(ren) are between 12 months and four years old they can be enrolled in our program. The program runs on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The children are taught di erent prayers and bible verses and do this while having lots of fun. The goal of the program is to help develop and increase their Christian beliefs while giving parents a few children-free Picture this: As the sun rises over the river, its warm rays “ lter through the oak canopy to the picnic blanket youve lovingly spread. Dad sprawls on one end, hoping for a few more minutes of sleep, and the children clamber over him, assuming its time to play. You set out breakfast bread and fruit then the family bows to thank Jesus for the morning, the food and each other. *click* The photographer forever captures a morning full of memories. No forced smiles. No cheesy poses. Real life makes for great family photos. I remember when Ben was a baby„“ rstborns often su er needlessly as we learn the ropes of parenthood„I dolled him up and dragged him to a studioŽ for pictures every few months. Bright lights, cheesy backdrops and scary teddy-bears dominate those pictures. Thirteen years and “ ve children later, weve changed tactics for family photos and have great photographs and great memories as a result! The sunrise breakfast above was our last family shoot with a professional, but we love to capture memories with our own camera as well, so whether its time for you to update your family photo frames or just get some classic candids, I have some tips to help you get some great shots: Feed them well: Breakfast at sunrise was a stretch. I prepared everything the night before so all we had to do in the morning was get dressed, grab the picnic basket and leave. It was worth it! Enjoying breakfast allowed our photographer to pull one North St. Johns County Young Life invites you to join us for the second annual Young Life Race for Kids, 5k walk/run and one mile Fun Run for kids on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Nocatee. The race will commence at 8:00 a.m. This fun walk/run will bring families and the entire community together to support our teenagers in northern St. Johns County by helping fund Young Lifes weekly club meetings, sending kids to camp and other special events. Register now for the 5k race for $30 and one mile fun hours. The sta has been highly trained and many of them belong to St. Francis. Please consider having your little one(s) participate in what we believe is a great program. Please contact the church at 615-2130 for more information. Looking for a place to belong? Family Life Fellowship (FLF) is a newly established church meeting at Timberlin Creek Elementary School. Its contemporary, charismatic and family oriented worship is relaxing and fun for all ages. FLF is a body of diverse believers with the desire for the move of the Holy Spirit. Our mission, at Family Life Fellowship, is to reach the hurting with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our focus is to build strong family relationships through fellowship with other believers and ultimately to have a more abundant life through Jesus Christ. You are invited to “ nd out what FLF is all about. If youre looking for a church that has a heart for worship, an exciting and relevant word for the times we are living in and ministry opportunities, then we invite you to visit one of our services. Family Life Fellowship is currently meeting at Timberlin Creek Elementary School o of County Road 210. Our Sunday morning service is at 10:00 a.m. Unity Church for Creative Living is pleased to be a part of Soles4Souls (www.Soles4Souls.com). We are currently a drop site for used shoes to be donated to this program and distributed all over the world. We have packed up and sent over 500 pair of shoes so far. Please remember that this is an on-going event, so continue to bring in your unwanted shoes and well pass them on to be a blessing to someone else. On Saturday, May 12 at 1:00 p.m., we will be packing again. You may drop old shoes o at any time, just put them in a plastic bag and leave them by our front door. Unity Church for Creative Living is located at 2777 Race Track Road.Purposeful ParentingPicture this: Photo tipsBy Allie Olsenchild aside at a time while the others were happily munching and also capture real lifeŽ as little hands reached for favorite (non-staining!) foods. Get at eye level: If youre taking shots of your own family, think outside the box. Get down low and “ ll your frame with your favorite little subject. Or you may climb up on a bench and look down... you get the picture! (pun intended) Bring some props: Bring props„and I dont mean a footballƒunless your son happens to love football. The point is, make sure youre re” ecting the things your child loves! This is a fun way to document their changing tastes. Lauren loves to bake, so we took her favorite cupcake cookbook and a giant cupcake piggy bank. The boys brought their wooden swords and we captured swordplay. En Garde! Dont stress: Have fun! Consider bringing a few surprises like bubbles or silly string in case things start to get tense. And take your time. Think of it as a family playdate! And look for a photographer who has the same mentality. Have some fun being a family and enjoy a picture perfect day.run $10 by visiting www.YLRaceForKids.com. Sponsorships and in-kind donations are still welcomed, but call quickly for business and sponsor recognition! Please stay and join us for the post race celebration with a continental breakfast and fun for everyone! Young Life is a non-denominational scripture based mission of Christ centered people committed to reaching adolescents in our community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please visit www.younglife.org for more information. St. Johns community race event to be held at Nocatee Tell our advertisers you saw them inThe CreekLine S u p p o r t o u r f i n e Support our fine A d v e r t i s e r s Advertisers!Celebrate Mom! Sunday, May 13 Invitethe community to your House of Worshipeditor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com • May 2012 • The CreekLine, Page 33 Why do we have more than 30 full-time agents, many of whom have received the prestigious 5 Star Best in Client SatisfactionŽ award multiple times? Why do we back up those agents with a comprehensive support staff, ready and waiting to do everything it takes? Because trust isnt something youre given, its something you earn. Time and time again, year after year, the team at Davidson Realty has earned that trust from our clients„through good markets and bad. Now wed like the chance to earn yours. 904-940-5000 | DavidsonRealtyInc.comTRUSTED REAL ESTATE ADVISORS.Ž TRUSTJust “ve little letters but a really big word. With the end of the year approaching quickly, most sports at Nease are coming to their end as well. First o lacrosse ended Monday, April 15. The girls made it to the semi-“ nals of Districts, in which “ ve schools competed. The team met their challenge against Fletcher, but the game was excellent. There are only two seniors graduating from the team this year, so next year, the girls are ready to work hard and come back strong for 2012-2013. Nikki Dalton, a junior, said, This season was one of the best. I love the team; we are like one big family. I cant wait for next year!Ž The track team is also doing extremely well, as they just had their district meet late April. The top four competitors from each category advance to Regionals. The top girl sprinters include Mary Ski (who won the 100 meter hurdles, anda participated in the long jump), Jada Harris on high jump and Courtney Miller who pole-vaulted. On the boys side, Ceolamar Ways ran the 100, 200 and 400 meter runs and competed in the Villages Football Associations 2012 tackle football and cheerleading registration is now open online at www.vfapanthers. org. Villages Football Association (VFA) is a member of the St. Johns River Youth Football Conference, a United Youth Football a liate. Our organization is dedicated to o ering football and cheerleading to all youth between the ages of “ ve and 15 in NW St. Johns County. We are proud to be a part of Villages Athletic Association in providing youth athletic opportunities to the children of the World Golf Village area. Our mission is to develop sound young men and women that will be the leaders of tomorrow. Our coaches are dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of teamwork and good sportsmanship through football and cheerleading. Both tackle football and cheerleading are age-based programs which will allow your children to participate with their VFA registration now open Nease Sports RoundupBy Elena Castello, Nease Studentlong jump. On the distance side of the team, Karen Xiang won the 800 meter run and Kristen Barbour and Alyssa Rodale ran the 3200 meters at the front of the group. On boys distance, Mac Reynolds ran the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Softball ended on Tuesday, April 17, with the last game against Ponte Vedra. The team won their last regular season game, which proved they improved drastically all season. The young team has “ lled the big shoesŽ that they had to “ ll and makes other teams nervous when they “ nd out they have to play the Nease softball team. Yet the team is still fairly young and is improving every year. Next year will be even better, as the team becomes closer and more successful. The baseball team also ended with a winning record! The team did meet some challenges towards the end of the year, but the team pulled it together and competed at Districts. Even though there were some injuries on the team, the team was able to get focused and took it game by game and was successful in the end. MANDARIN EYECARESince 1992 Quality Eyewear at Aordable Prices x & Non-R x Sunglasses One Hour ServiceIn most cases 292 3975 11111 San Jose Boulevard Eye Exams Available Anniversary Special25% OFFA complete pair of glassesSome restrictions apply. Does not apply to previous purchases, insurance rates, and other discounts. Expiration date: July 31, 2012 Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary! Authorized Distributor classmates and friends. Competition will also be against children of the same age groups. The VFA looks forward to you becoming part of its family in 2012. For more information on our programs as well as registration, please visit our website at www. vfapanthers.org. May 28, 2012

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Page 34, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com 904-994-7457 Call Me For A FREE Yard Analysis Jimmy WaltersJCP Resident SOLSTICE LAWN CARE, LLC Visit us at: www.solsticelawncare.com No Annual Contract No Locked-In Monthly Fees Guaranteed Service Day Full Service Lawn Program!Our Lawn Maintenance Program Includes: We Also Offer These Additional Services: Julington Creek Animal Walk is a state-of-the-art pet boarding facility for dogs, cats, and exotics providing: Your pet will “ nd a welcoming retreat at our 9-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park featuring a bone-shaped swimming pool and our NE Floridas Premier Luxury Pet Resort, Dog Park and SpaConveniently located next to Julington Creek Animal Hospital Stop by for a tour and receive a coupon for a free daily park pass Aordable small dog luxury oasis. Please call for details. Veterinarian Owned and Operated Loggerhead Aquatics recently “ nished a very successful short course season. JCLA had four swimmers attend the Florida versus Florida Gold All-Star dual meet this year. To attend the meet, swimmers had to be in the Top Six at FLAGs in an individual event. Summer Stan“ eld, Eleanor Pollitt, Carter Strickland and Ethan Chestang represented Loggerhead competing for Team Florida. Stan“ eld put in a top performance winning the 10&U 50 ” y and placing second in the 50 back. Team Florida won the dual meet against Florida Gold (South Florida). Senior swimmers traveled to Orlando for the Florida Swimming Spring Senior Championships on February 23 through 26. Loggerhead had 19 athletes competing. This is the most the team has had; last year there were nine swimmers at this meet. JCLA swimmers competed admirably under tough circumstances. Most were not tapered and still swam well. The swimmers that were in fact tapered rocked the house. Seniors then made the trip back to the Orlando Y for the USA Swimming Sectional Champs (which is one step below Nationals) on March 15 through 18. LogThe North Florida All-Stars (NFA) dance team has been on top again for the 2011-2012 season. This seasons teams included a youth hip hop, junior hip hop and expanding this year into the jazz category with junior jazz. The season began with a successful UDA dance camp in St. Petersburg Beach where the team came away with “ rst place in home routine and a superior award trophy. After returning to Jacksonville, the team had choreography camp where the team was able to work with one of the best in the business, choreographer Bonita Lovett. Lovett has danced with artists P. Diddy, the Black Eyed Peas, Sean Kingston, Fergie, Wyclef Jean, and the Beach Boys. Not only has she had the opportunity to perform with such artists, she has also been featured in Disneys Shake It Up, Nickelodeons Fresh Beat Band and has worked on RIO. Lovett worked with NFA dancers on the most current hip hop technique and helped to choreograph youth hip hops Love DoctorŽ routine and junior hip hops MillitaryŽ routine. Local dance team has winning season NFA dancers competed this year at the State Cheer and Dance Championships in Daytona Beach, UDA National Dance Team Competition in Walt Disney World, Cheersport Nationals in Atlanta, COA River City Challenge in Jacksonville, American Open in Orlando and Cheersport Grand Championships in Jacksonville. It was a great season that was capped o with “ rst place “ nishes from all three NFA teams at Cheersport Grand Championships. Loggerheads short course season a successBy Contributing Writer Jacalyn Mortongerhead once again wrote the record books as 14 athletes competed in the meet (2011 saw Loggerhead with six athletes). JCLA had three swimmers compete in “ nals: Dani Gordon, Evan Jacob and Stacey Stan“ eld. There were 74 Loggerhead swimmers that participated in Area 1-4 Championships. The entire team helped in achieving second place overall. JCLA combined to win 18 individual events at the meet backboned by high point winner Anna Moore and high point runner up Nicky Tayag. Additionally, “ ve swimmers recorded new FLAG qualifying times: Michael Morton, Gaby Hert, Amelia Tayag, John Ryan and Anna Gapinski. Loggerhead Head Coach Mark Corley likes where the team is headed. The growth we have seen in our team is evident,Ž said Corley. The swimmers, the parents and the coaches are following the correct path. We hope to stay on this path and see continued growth in the coming years.Ž More information about Loggerhead Aquatics can be found at loggerheadaquatics. com.Loggerhead Aubrey Miller swimming butter” y The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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JOHNS COUNTYPLEASE HELP US COLLECT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS THAT CAN BE SENT HOME WITH THEM FOR THE SUMMERBooks Craft items or kits Coloring booksCrayons Coupons for McDonald’s, etc. Non perishable food Drawing paper or pads Sunscreen Colored pencils or markers chalk Fun pencils Bubbles Stickers Water guns Puzzle Books Small balls Yo-Yos Jump ropes Handheld games or toys Playing cards Card games Water colors Frisbees Beach ballsSPONSOR A BACKPACK FOR $20 THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THIS PROJECT ALL ITEMS NEED TO BE COLLECTED BY 5/1/12 It hasnt escaped this gardeners notice that spring came rather early this year, after a very mild winter. Rainfall has been low; we are in both shortand long-term extremeŽ drought, according to the United States Drought Monitor and the drought will likely intensify.Ž Strong stu Im sure youll agree. So what can we do to help our plants, nurture a lovely landscape and conserve our drinking water supply? The mantra right plant, right placeŽ reminds us that plants have particular requirements for light, soil type and, crucially, moisture. For detailed advice see http://fyn.ifas.u” .edu/ If youve been taking stock of your landscape, perhaps youve noticed that one of your plants is less than stellar. If it wilts without recovering once the sun goes down, it could be happier elsewhere, in its right placeŽ and a more drought-tolerant plant can take its place. Beginning on Monday, May 7, the top professional golfers in the world will be on the First Coast for THE PLAYERS. Practice rounds will take place through Wednesday, May 9. Military Appreciation Day will also be on that Wednesday as country music star Luke Bryan will perform a special concert dedicated to the military at 5:30 p.m. All active duty, retired and reserve military personnel and their dependents will receive free admission all week. The tournament begins on Thursday, May 10 and it concludes on Sunday, May 13. Because the “ nal round falls on Mothers Day, all golfers, caddies and fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. For more information about THE PLAYERS, visit www.pgatour.com/ theplayers. In other news, The Gator Club of Jacksonville will host University of Florida head football coach Will Muschamp at the annual Gator Gathering on Tuesday, May 1. This event will take place at the Greater Jacksonville Fair and Expo Center. The social time and dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. while Coach Muschamp will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.jaxgatorclub.com. College baseballs regular season is winding down this month. Florida States nationally ranked team will visit JU on Wednesday, May 2. This game between the Seminoles and Dolphins will begin at 6:00 p.m. at John Sessions Stadium on the JU campus. UNF will visit the University of Florida on Tuesday, May 8. 268-9100Dr. Craig J Oswald, D.C. 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I-95 to Exit 335 *X-Rays (If Medically Necessary) Report of findings with doctors first treatment Value $250 Expires 6/10/12 Oswald Chiropractic GardeningSpring … with a vengeanceBy Contributing Writer Master Gardener Lesley Arrandale with Duval County Extension, University of Florida/IFASWhen deciding on that gorgeous new plant in the nursery, that must haveŽ gem, do it and yourself a favor by carefully assessing how it will “ t in your garden. Will it get enough light? Enough water? If youre like me, it will have to survive on a diet of (almost) sand and supplemental watering only until its established. Only if you love it enough to baby it forever can you ignore its basic needs and then you are hooked into the expense of irrigation. Whether in-ground or hose-end watering, you will be adding to your water bill and to the burden on our water supply. Lawns also bene“ t from being in the right place … a grass is just another plant, after all. Consider replacing areas of your lawn which arent thriving. Expand mulched areas around trees … they will thank you … and use drought-tolerant groundcovers where they wont compete with your trees for moisture. If you use an automatic sprinkler system twice a week and you dont have a moisture sensor, make sure that its o when the ground is moist. (Theres no better way to encourage that wretched dollar weed than by over-watering.) During daylight saving times, water restrictions only allow three quarters of an inch of water twice a week, which should be applied within an hour. Ideally water grass when it looks a little blue, its blades are folded and footprints remain when its walked across. Youll be discouraging both insects (think chinch bugs!) and fungi. Note that established ornamental trees and shrubs rarely need watering, unless they are incorrectly placed or there is prolonged drought, so right plant, right placeŽ certainly applies to them too. If this sounds gloomy, its not the intent. There are wonderfully colorful, tough plants available. For a selection of Florida friendly plants, check out http://fyn.ifas.u” .edu/pdf/ FYN_Plant_Selection_Guide_ v090110.pdf Read the labels on plants you covet; “ nd a knowledgeable nursery person and talk to them and other gardeners, who will all be happy to share their experiences with other enthusiasts; and the library has some terri“ c books, about all kinds of plants and gardens, and its free!Local Sports SceneTHE PLAYERS week is around the cornerBy Chad CushnirThe Ospreys defeated the Gators 10-5 in a game played at UNFs Harmon Stadium back on April 3. JU and UNF will face each other in a three-game series beginning on Thursday, May 17. All three games will be played at UNF. The games will begin at 6:00 p.m. on May 17 and 18 while the series “ nale will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. The Jacksonville Suns will play 14 games at home during the month of May. Among the exciting promotions that the team will be having are: an appearance by Miami Marlins mascot Billy the Marlin on May 6, a Giancarlo (Mike) Stanton bobblehead giveaway on May 19 and a free baseball clinic for kids on May 20. For more information, visit www.jaxsuns.com. The Jacksonville Sharks have two home games this month. On Friday, May 4, the Sharks will host the New Orleans VooDoo for an 8:00 kicko at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Then on Saturday, May 19, the Iowa Barnstormers come to town for a 7:00 kicko Genealogy ClubSat., May 12 € 2 pm Bartram Trail Library Genealogy is a very ful lling hobby! For additional information, please call 827-6960. Your ad could be in the next issue! Call Linda Gay today! 287-4913LG@RTPublishinginc.com

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S J &NURSERY & LANDSCAPING Wo rl d Go lf V il G IN GOD WE TRUST Free sod replacement estimates and landscape estimates! As the days get longer and the weather is heating up, so too are the district competitions for spring sports at Bartram Trail. The tennis team, which has surprised some people this year with its depth, had high hopes going into the district tourney a few weeks ago in Orange Park. Similar to other sports, players compete in a bracket style tourney, where the top “ ve from each team play in their respective brackets. In addition, there are two doubles brackets and in both doubles and singles brackets, points are awarded for the number of sets won. After two days of competition, the girls won easily taking “ ve of seven potential victories, while the boys managed to tie district rival Matanzas and had to face them in a special sudden death match to determine the victor. Winning 4-3, the Bears moved on to face Paxon, who managed to end the girls success; however, the boys team, led by Nolan Yuro, managed a 5-2 victory to make it to the regional championship against Stanton Prep. Despite this, the Bears lost, but have shown marked improvement from previous years especially in the depth of both squads, showing they should have success for years to come. Pitted in possibly the toughest district in the whole No matter where you might be “ shing, it is always a good idea try to “ nd some kind of underwater structure to help you locate “ sh. Structure in the water often provides a gathering place for smaller “ sh to congregate while providing an ambush point for larger “ sh. Anglers often look for varying types of structure when “ shing such as channels, ledges, sand bars, buoys and markers. Docks also provide structure that attracts a variety of “ sh, but are often overlooked. Hundreds of docks line the banks of St. Johns River and its tributaries. Many of these docks provide their own ecosystem creating habitat for algae, barnacles, clams, crabs, juvenile “ sh and bait “ sh. In return this attracts larger “ sh such as sheepshead, ” ounder, trout and red“ sh which are present through much of the year. When “ shing docks look for one that appears to be older, heavy with barnacles and ends in deep water. A moving tide is the best time to “ sh any dock. Casting arti“ cials can be very productive but shouldnt be attempted by the novice caster as lost lures can become expensive. Live bait drifted on a ” oat rig into the shadows of a dock is a simple and very e ective way to catch “ sh. Cut “ sh or dead shrimp are also productive bottom baits when “ shed around a dock. A braided line may be necessary to protect your line from being cut on barnacles when “ ghting a big one. Docks should not be overlooked when looking for structure to “ sh. From Green Cove to downtown Jacksonville we have plenty to choose. Adding a dock or two to your next trip just might turn a good day into As the school year begins to wind down it takes the sports year with it. Both girls and boys lacrosse has “ nished and the track teams have gone through their district meets. Senior nights come and pass with much emotion as graduation and signing dates loom on the horizon. It is the “ nal phase of the “ rst complete cycle at Creekside High. The girls lacrosse team won their “ rst district round against city neighbor Fleming Island giving the team hopes for a tournament run. However, district rival Bartram Trail defeated Mandarin allowing them to advance as well. The girls defeated Mandarin earlier in the season but lost to Bartram weeks earlier in a 13-6 defeat in what would turn out to be a foreshadowing of the game ahead. The girls lost to Bartram in the district “ nal ending a great season. The game was close as Bartram only managed to edge the Knights 11 to 7. Bartram moves on to face Captain Davids Fishing ReportBy Captain David Lifkaa great day. Fishing Report: Bream and bass biting in area ponds and creeks. Trout, red“ sh and ” ounder are in the river; try “ sh docks north of the Buckman for your grand slam. Downtown bridges are hot for trout. Whether you catch one some or none, the family time spent “ shing will last a lifetime. CHS Sports RoundupBy Grant Piper, CHS StudentEpiscopal in the next round. The boys lacrosse team went on an eerily similar run in their tournament as well. The boys lacrosse team won their “ rst round against Bartram Trail before moving into the district “ nal themselves. The boys played Ponte Vedra for the championship but lost 12-8 in a bitter rivalry match. Both the girls and the boys won their “ rst round game before going on to lose the district “ nal by four points each to nearby district rivals. The similarities are almost uncanny. The girls track team won the district title for track and the boys team broke a plethora of records this week. The track teams have been training for four years now and the “ rst generation holds a powerhouse of names such as Eric Turner and Lauren and Kaitlin Rodriguez as well as Jimmy Clark who graduated last year. The district track meet is always competitive and its great to see a win for the girls and so many Knights moving onto the regional meet. These athletes have built a name for Creekside and have given us a formidable reputation on the track. As the sports seasons end it comes with much emotion. Many of the seniors on the teams have been playing for Creekside since 2008 when the school opened. For some, Creekside is the only school theyve ever played at and will be the only school they ever play at again as many move into the realm of college. These seniors are the very “ rst to go through from freshman year to senior year and are the “ rst generation of what will surely be a long line of generations of Creekside athletes. These seniors built their programs from the ground up and led them to greatness, victory, hardship, defeat, friendship and pride; in many cases the “ rst for Creekside. They were pioneers who broke new ground and ventured forth the blaze a path that no one else could. They are seniors and they will be missed.BTHS Sports RoundupBy Jared Freitas, BTHS Studentstate, the boys lacrosse team had to “ ght an uphill battle all season; however, at one point they managed to be ranked “ fth in the state after starting the season o 6-1. The Bears, however su ered a heartbreaking loss to Creekside in a game where they held a multiple goal lead throughout and seemingly could never recover, ending the regular season losing seven straight. The Bears had a chance to redeem themselves, facing Creekside (15-1) again in the district tournament, but lost 11-6, ending Bartrams hopes to dethrone Ponte Vedra as district champions. The girls had a di erent road as they dominated teams across the state all season, led by attackers Melissa Coggins and Caroline Beggs. Whats scary for other teams is that Bartram (15-2) will only be losing three seniors after this season and will be returning the majority of the team. Ranked 10th in the state, the Bears defeated Creekside in the district championship 11-7, building up a lead early on by scoring “ ve goals in a two-minute span. Senior goalie Kayla Jones helped the Bears keep the lead in the second half, thanks to a number of crucial saves. Bartram has the potential to reach the Final Four, as they will have to go through Episcopal and possibly Ponte Vedra, teams they have already defeated this season, on their road to the championship. Bartrams track and “ eld team made waves at the conference meet, with the boys winning in three consecutive years and the girls placing a close third behind Nease and Creekside. The boys dominated the track, “ nishing either in “ rst or second in 10 events. The boys 4x800 squad stole the show with a blazing time of 8:06, 21 seconds faster than second place Creekside. Kaitlin King led the girls team, “ nishing “ rst in the 400 and helped the 4x400 team score a “ rst place “ nish. The next few weeks should be exciting for Bartrams spring sports teams, as they “ ght their way through the playo s. Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & we’ll work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay 287-4913Happy Spring!from your friends at The CreekLine

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Page 38, The CreekLine • May 2012 • www.thecreekline.com 904-262-SWIM $ Located next to Ace Hardware (Behind Sonny’s) Accepting and Selling furniture (living room, dining room, bedroom, etc) Home decor (lamps, rugs, artwork, tchotchke) New items arrive daily. We are ready to accept your entire house, estate, etc. We also oer inventory liquidation service for builders, home and furniture industry businesses, etc. For More Information call: 880 8448 or email us at: ENCOREDECOR@bellsouth.net10830 San Jose Boulevard ( across from Walmart)Visit us online at: www.EncoreDecorFL.comWE OFFER FREE PICKUP SERVICE FOR APPROVED ITEMSHours: Jacksonvilles Largest Upscale Consignment Store H Three ” owering trees were planted on March 27 along the William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway at the entrance to Alpine Groves Park in Switzerland. The trees, all native to Florida, were crabapple, Chickasaw plum and Red Bud. The Tree Committee of the William Bartram Corridor A beautiful Saturday afternoon at the beach for many high school students usually means fun in the sand and sun. For 120 members of the freshman and sophomore classes of the Allen D. Nease High School International Baccalaureate (IB) Program it “ rst meant cleaning all 39 miles of St. Johns County shoreline for their “ fth annual beach clean-up service project. On Saturday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m., students hit the beach equipped with garbage bags, gloves, Ocean Conservancy data sheets and lots of enthusiasm. Their e orts resulted in cleaner beaches in our community and provided an invaluable opportunity to record a complete snapshot of the condition of the entire St. Johns County coastline captured on a single day. This Nease IB freshmen and sophomore students annual volunteer e ort began “ ve years ago as an environmental initiative aimed to reduce the deterioration of the condition of our shoreline environment. Every spring, Nease IB students perform the clean-up of our communitys beaches at the end of the spring break period when our beaches see greater numbers of visitors and larger quantities of trash. The students collect garbage and debris along the entire stretch of shoreline in St. Johns County, analyze the data on the collected garbage and present their “ ndings to biologists at the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Education Research Reserve (GTMNERR). The beach clean-up “ ndings are ultimately used to document the scope of the problem of waste as a part of a larger study on how humans impact Scenic Highway beauti ed with newly planted owering treesBy Contributing Writer Andrew FioritiManagement Council, with help from St. Johns County employees, was responsible for the planting. The trees were purchased with funds supplied by the NW St. Johns County community in response to the Garden Club of Switzerlands Trees for the Scenic HighwayŽ ra e. Nease IB students clean 39 miles of St. Johns County coastlineBy Contributing Writer Sondra Schwartz, Nease IB Boosters coastal and marine ecosystems and the environment. The local Students Working Against Tobacco organization asked the IB students to Bag the ButtsŽ in an e ort to bring the second most prevalent litter found on beaches, cigarette butts, to citizens attention. The beaches of St. Johns County are a precious resource,Ž said IB Coordinator Kim Hollis. Im proud that our students have undertaken such an important environmental project. The water that touches our shore washes to other parts of the world. Cleaning our coastline is a global concern.Ž Nease High Schools IB program is one of 2,871 programs worldwide in 138 countries with over 794,000 IB students. The program is widely known for creating intercultural and challenging programs to create a better world through education Advanced Disposal, The Ponte Vedra Public Education Foundation and the Sports Corner were the title sponsors for this event, helping supply student-designed t-shirts for the volunteers and clean-up materials. Log sheets created by The Ocean Conservancy were used to tally and record the types of debris found.

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