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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 Volume 13, Issue 4 April 2013The CreekLine12443 San Jose Boulevard, Ste. 403 Jacksonville,FL 32223Presorted Standard US Postage Paid Callahan, FL 32011 Permit No.4 Whats InsidePage 3 Whats New Page 4 From the CommissionerPage 5 School District Journal Page 6 The Sheriff Reports Page 7 Your Vote Counts! Page 9 Bartram Bash Page 11 JCP community meetingPage 12 NEW! Civics 101 Page 14 Helping Hands update Page 17 Meet Malea Guiriba Page 18 Christs Cupboard lunchPage 20 Summer backpacks Page 22 Congratulations new Eagle Scouts Page 24 Loggerheads Page 25 EPIC Celebration of SpringPage 26 Faith News Page 31 Summer Camp Guide Page 34 WCE Odyssey team Page 36 New missionary studentPage 37 CHS Running of KnightsPage 39 Field of Dreams Appearing in this issue! Summer Camp & Kids Activities Guide! Sales Reps: Call 904-886-4919 for information! Palencia resident Mary Topping still gets emotional when she talks about her grandson Cade Eckley, who died of brain cancer just before his 10th birthday. Although it was one of the most painful moments for her family, she is comforted by a bright spot in the journey: his time at Camp Boggy Creek for seriously ill children. It all started when Eckley, then seven, began su ering from symptoms of dizziness and vomiting. Doctors found the brain tumor and delivered the heartbreaking news: Eckley wouldnt live long. The American Cancer Society referred Eckley to the camp, where his illness didnt stop him from doing the things that healthy kids often take for granted. He loved every minute of it, Topping said. He was able to go swimming with a shower cap (to protect his head). And they did let him go horseback riding, which he didnt think he would be able to do. So when Topping moved There were dogs and even more dogs, hundreds actually, happily taking their owners around to see all the sights and other dogs on March 10th at Julington Creek Plantation Park. It was the fth annual Dog Day Afternoon. This annual canine festival was sponsored by Julington Creek Plantation Cares and this years was the largest to date.Put a bit of varoom! into your spring at the 13th annual Fruit Cove Car Show and Spring Fest. It is your chance to join your friends and over 6,000 neighbors in checking out the classic rides of days gone by. On April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., over 400 car enthusiasts will be bringing their sweet rides to the Fruit Cove Baptist Church grounds at 501 State Road 13 to show o It is one of the First Coasts premier car shows and not only will you have the opportunity to reminisce about that car from your youth, but it will be a chance to share with the family a fun afternoon. This annual spring festival and car show began 13 years ago as an open door to a local It was a Dog Day Afternoon at Julington Creek Plantation ParkBy Karl Kennell PBMS SWAG students and canine friend.Palencia tennis players rally to support camp By Contributing Writer Alexis McDaniel Mary Topping with grandson Cade EckleyOne purpose of the festival is to bring dog lovers together to learn more about how to make their furry companions happy. The main purpose though is to support S.A.F.E (Save Animals from Euthanasia) Pet Rescue. S.A.F.E was founded in 2008 with the goal of saving adoptable dogs and cats from euthanasia in Northeast Florida. S.A.F.E. works with various animal control agencies in an e ort to help them place more animals in homes, helping them begin new lives with a loving family. Until then the pets reside in S.A.F.E. foster homes. In 2008 they were able to save over 500 animals and, to date, have saved over 4,000 lives. This year Dog Day Afternoon was able to raise more than $3,000 for S.A.F.E. through the many e orts and donations to put on fun day. Wandering about and adding a little extra fun and frivolity were students from Pacetti Bay Middle School service club SWAG (Students Working to Achieve Greatness). They dressed up members in canine mascot costumes and wandered the festival shaking hands and bringing smiles to the many children in attendance. Also Creekside High School art students were on hand, sketching out fabulous portraits of the visiting dogs. The Bartram Trail Rotary donated and cooked all the hot dogs and hamburgers on the parks charcoal grills. Kathy Bravo of JCP CARES gives credit to the main sponsors of the festival including the platinum sponsor Switzerland Animal Hospital, gold sponsor Austin Outdoors and silver sponsor Two Men and A Truck for helping anchor Dog Day Afternoon. O ering their services throughout Dog Day Afternoon were vendors All Ears Pet Sitfrom Deland to Palencia last year, she was excited to nd out the Palencia Tennis Centers annual charity tennis tournament bene ts Camp Boggy Creek. Topping, an avid tennis player, knew she had to help and joined the committee of Palencia residents, who help organize the tournament. Camp Boggy Creek opened in 1996 and is free to campers and their families. Donations cover the $4 million operating cost of the 232-acre site. Co-founded by actor/philanthropist Paul Dog Day Afternoon cont. on pg. 11 Palencia tennis cont. on pg. 16 Fruit Cove Car Show and Spring Fest sure to be a blast from the pastBy Karl Kennellcar club to display their automotive loves. One of the clubs members was also a member of Fruit Cove Baptist. What began as a passing conversation between Mark Simmons and Tim Maynard was embraced by the fellowship of the church and has blossomed into one of the largest and best attended car shows in the region. For the rst couple of years, to help their missions, kids from the churchs youth groups sold hamburgers and hot dogs. However, after a shift in ministry philosophy and in an e ort to model the grace and generosity of God, it was decided to give away everything rather than selling it. Thus was born free lunch, entertainment and music for the festival. Local businesses stepped forward and o ered supplies, water, meats, ice cream, soda, pizza, burritos and other tasty goodies. Each year the Womens Ministry provides baked goods to anyone who visits their booth. That means the ladies will be busy in the kitchen leading up to the festival baking hundreds of chocolate chip cookies!Car show cont. on pg. 7

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 3 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 RT Publishing, Inc. The CreekLine The Ocean Breeze Mandarin NewsLine Players JournalPublisher Rebecca Taus publisher@rtpublishinginc.comEditor Martie Thompson editor@thecreekline.comAdvertising Sales, Linda Gay LG@rtpublishinginc.comAdvertising Sales, Kathrin Lancelle KL@rtpublishinginc.comAdvertising Sales, Heather SeayHS@rtpublishinginc.comGraphic Design, Lisa Felegygraphics@rtpublishinginc.com RT Publishing, Inc. 12443 San Jose Boulevard Suite 403 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Ph: 904-886-4919 The CreekLine Community Newspaper is a free monthly publication distributed via bulk mail to all addresses in Zip Codes 32259 and selected routes in 32092 and 32095. 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. Whats NewCommunity HappeningsDo you have community or club news you would like included in The CreekLine? Then contact Martie Thompson at: editor@thecreekline.com or 886-4919. Creekside High will be hosting the rst ever Campus Walk for Suicide Prevention in Northeast Florida on April 27 at Creekside High School from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will be a three-mile walk around the Creekside football eld with food, games and entertainment for the entire family. This Campus Walk will not only educate its participants but will also raise funds to help bring educational program to local schools. Please visit www. campuswalks.org to view the Campus Walk website, where you can register as an individual, form a team or make a general donation to the walk. We would love to have your attendance and support and please spread the word about this important event. Together we can make this Campus Walk a huge success and make a di erence. The St. Johns County Planning and Zoning Division invites the public to a special educational workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26 at the County Permit Center, located at 4040 Lewis Speedway in St. Augustine. Participants will be guided through Article II of the Land Development Code to help citizens understand the various Zoning Designations and allowable uses. Space is limited; professionals, citizens, and permit applicants are encouraged to reserve their space by calling 209-0675. Have you or a loved one been a ected by cancer? If so, join us in our battle against cancer, Relay for Life of Bartram Trail High School on May 4, 2013 at 12:00 noon. For additional information, please contact Becky Kimball at greglbeckyl@ bellsouth.net or go to our website www.bartramrelay.com for additional information. Please come out and support the Nease Indoor Percussion Ensemble at Chilis on Old St. Augustine Road (Bartram Crossing) on Thursday, April 11 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. as they continue their fundraising e orts to travel to Dayton, Ohio in April for the WGI Percussion World Championships. All patrons who visit Chilis for lunch or dinWhats New cont. on pg. 4This Coupon is not accepted.

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Page 4, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com From the Commissioners DeskBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Stevenson, County Commissioner, District 1 www.atlasphysicaltherapy.com/events Learn the Secrets to Bladder HealthJeanette Micelotta, MPT Physical Therapist Womens Health Specialist 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: The St. Johns River has many faces. It is ancient, full of life, modern, majestic and vulnerable. Our river has inspired famous authors like Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Bartram and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It is still inspiring people today. In the early 1900s much of the St. Johns River source, 400,000 acres of sawgrass marsh south of Central Florida, was ditched and drained to expose fertile river bottoms that were used for farming and houses. No one dreamed that Florida, land of swamps and mosquitoes, would soon push the limits of our water supply because of ditching and draining to create useful land. The St. Johns River, named an American Heritage River in 1998, was designated as one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers just 10 years later. In 2012, our river was also recognized as a Great American Water through e orts of the St. Johns River Alliance and our executive director, Mark Middlebrook. The St. Johns River watershed covers 8,840 square miles and is home to over 4.5 million people. In St. Johns County, most of us depend on the groundwater from this basin for drinking water. We share water resources for use in our homes and businesses, for recreation and shing and habitat for wildlife. The St. Johns River is one of Floridas most important natural resources. It is vulnerable because it is one of the laziest rivers in the world and Floridas longest river. It is over 300 miles long and it falls only about one inch per mile. Because it has little ushing power, it is important for us all to do our part to keep our river healthy. From Palatka to Jacksonville, it is estimated that the equivalent of 1,680 dump trucks a day of nitrogen are dumped into our river each year. It is important to use our water wisely because so many users depend on it. Equally important are e orts to reduce the excess nutrients from washing into our river from our yard and septic tanks. We can all help improve our water quality by using low nitrogen, slow release fertilizers, applying them the right way, keeping yard waste and lawn clippings from running down storm drains, picking up our pets waste and properly disposing of it and periodic inspections of septic tanks. In 1977, Florida began a $200 million dollar project to restore water ows to the river and helped return farmlands to sawgrass marshes to mimic their natural function to prevent ooding. Over 160,000 acres have been restored and engineered to help replace the function of the marshes that once formed the source of the St. Johns River. It appears that this work has prevented the rivers health from further decline; the health of the river remains challenged due to light rain falls and the dramatic increase in the amount of cleared lands and roadways in the watershed that contribute nutrients and pollution to the river. Exploring the St. Johns is still an adventure. Like a chameleon, our river changes as you travel its length. Sometimes it looks like a fresh water lake full of bass, sometimes a dead sterile lake-devoid of life because of excess nutrients. The St. Johns is punctuated with crystal clear springs, including one of my favorite childhood swimming holes, Blue Springs, which we shared with the manatee each winter. You might enjoy kayaking and bird watching in dark water creeks and tributaries. The river spreads out to give us big beautiful sunsets that can be seen at Alpine Groves and RiverTown Parks before it reaches an immense width of over two miles across and then ows through the heart of the River City, Jacksonville and nally meets the Atlantic Ocean. With highways and byways, few of us think about our river on a daily basis, but we rely on water from our river basin every day for water for our homes, to grow our food, and for commerce. Floridas visitors and residents treasure our lush natural landscapes, water views, and recreational opportunities. The river is an important estuary, with many salt water species including shrimp, blue crab and sh getting their start in the brackish waters of the northern St. Johns. I encourage you to take time to get to know and enjoy the St. Johns River and learn how you can help keep our river clean and healthy. Twelve counties in Florida have joined with others to form the St. Johns River Alliance to protect, promote and enhance the St. Johns River. Please visit our website at www.StJohnsRiverAlliance.com to learn more.Do you know the St. Johns River?Whats New cont. from pg. 3 Whats New cont. on pg. 6 ner with the yer (available by emailing carolynmilian@bellsouth.net) will help raise funds as a percentage of all sales will be donated to the group. The fourth annual Race to the Taste 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, April 27 with a 4:30 p.m. start at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Run a scenic 3.1 mile road race through Anastasia State Park, nearby neighborhoods and nish during the 17th annual A Taste of St. Augustine inside the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Runners will enjoy free admission for two to A Taste of St. Augustine and the exclusive Runners Village. For additional information please call 829-3295 or visit www.racetothetaste.org. The NW St. Johns County Republican Club will meet on Tuesday, April 23 at 540 State Road 13 (next to Bruccis). The guest speaker will be Blaise Ingoglia, vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Please bring your friends to hear this very motivational speaker. If you have any questions, please visit www.facebook. com/NWStJohnsCountyRepublicanClub or call 230-3329. The third annual Running of the Knights 5K race and one mile fun run is on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m., featuring the Centipede division. Please visit www.creeksideknights.com for more information. Gather your friends and join us for this great family/community event. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will join the EMMA Concert Association in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida by Juan Ponce DeLen with a program titled Viva Florida! The concert will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 beginning at 8:00 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, located at 14 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Tickets are $30 ($5 for students with a student I.D.) and are available at the door or may be purchased in advance at www. emmaconcerts.com or by phone at 797-2800. The St. Johns Federated Republican Women invite you to join them on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Davidson Realty in World Golf Village. Men are always welcome. Our next meeting is Monday, April 15, 2013. Susie Wiles will be our guest speaker. Wiles ran Governor Scotts 2010 campaign and will share her extensive experience in the political arena. For more information, please contact Debbie Newton at 910-0290 or sjfedrepublicanwomen@gmail.com. The Marine Corps League, Ancient City Detachment 383, meets on the rst Tuesday of each month at 1900 hours at the St. Augustine Elks Lodge 829, located at 1420 State Road A1A South in St. Augustine. For additional information, please visit mcl 383.org.

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 5 School District Journal By Contributing Writer Beverly Slough, St. Johns County School Board 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 13www.baptistprimarycare.net/levine-mdNow is the time for a fiscal check-up No more excuses for not knowing how your nances and investments line up with your life goals and retirement expectations. Call today for a free consultation, and well explore investment strategies designed to help you protect yourself today, tomorrow and into the future. Melanie A. RudolphCERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Financial Advisor Assistant Vice President Investments Wealth Brokerage Services 12222 San Jose Boulevard 904-367-4157 Melanie.Rudolph@Wellsfargo.com www.wfadvisors.com/melanie.rudolph Bella La Vita Salon Of Julington CreekAlways wanted to own your own salon? Have you been held back due to costly overhead, costly build out expenses . or just simply afraid of taking the next step . Now you can experience owning and operating your own salon without the costly overhead. Bella La Vita Salon is oering personal salon suites available for lease. Multiple lease options available to meet your individual business needs. Salons are located in a busy store front plaza with great anchor stores such as the new Walmart Market Place. This is a great location to support new salon business. Plaza is nestled in the heart of Julington Creek Plantation To make experience even more aordable all suites are designed for double occupancy if desired. Now oering Brazilian Blowout $200 during the month of April! As usual when the Florida Legislature is in session, much news is owing from Tallahassee. The biggest news for our school district is the inclusion of an extra one billion dollars for K-12 public education for next year. At this writing, the House and Senate are determining their priorities for distributing the money, but it appears that most of it will be allocated to teachers raises, in some form. The governor has said that his priority is to give every classroom teacher a $2500 raise, but the House, in particular, would like to see any raise incorporated into merit pay. The issue will probably not be fully resolved until near the end of the session on May 3. Another bill that is drawing attention and is moving in both the House and Senate is the Pathways bill that will de ne three alternatives to attaining a high school diploma. One focuses more on career readiness by providing graduation requirements that prepare students for the world of work. The second choice is similar to our standard diploma and its requirements that are currently in place. Finally, a Scholar diploma is being de ned, which will provide a more rigorous course to graduation. If the bill becomes law, it will provide more choices for our students. Our district is also creating more options for our students. We are developing computer lab environments on our middle and high school campuses so that students may choose to take one or more courses online. The labs will make it easier for students to ful ll the graduation requirement of taking one online course as well as giving students access to courses that are not currently being taught on our campuses. Courses will be delivered through St. Johns Virtual School and will be taught by St. Johns County teachers. Look for more information to be forthcoming from middle and high school guidance departments. I am already receiving questions concerning the zoning for the two new K-8 schools that will open in August, 2014. Our board plans to develop zoning patterns for the new schools after school begins next fall, with the goal of having a nal plan before Winter Break. This timeline will allow parents ample time to fully understand where their children will attend school in 2014. Parents and community will be given ample opportunity for input as we work through the process. We will also de ne the procedure for sta ng the new schools at that time. Most of the teachers will come as transfers from existing schools, although we will necessarily add principals, assistant principals, maintenance coordinators, cafeteria managers and administrative secretaries as new positions. As I have mentioned before, with the building of these two new schools, we have reached the cap allowed for bonding of money to construct more facilities. This presents a dilemma for our district since we are the fastest growing in the state and will continue to need additional space for new students. We have been working with the Legislature to determine ways to enhance our capital outlay funds in order to meet the needs of our ever expanding student population. We are hopeful that the Legislature will provide relief for us in this area. As always, thank you for your commitment to public education. If I may assist you in any way, please contact me at sloughb@stjohns.k12. .us.St. Johns County Commissioner Ron Sanchez has been appointed to serve on the Selective Service System Local Board in the State of Florida. Nominated by Florida Governor Rick Scott and appointed in the name of President Barack Obama, Commissioner Sanchez will serve in a board position assigned to Region II. According to the appointment, Sanchez was nominated to the patriotic position due to a love for his country and a desire to serve the community. Im grateful for the opportunity to serve our country and my community in a new and di erent capacity, said Sanchez. Its an honor to be nominated by the governor and appointed by the authority of the president of the United States. Sanchez served in the Coast Guard Reserve from 1960 to 1968. He was honorably discharged as a Yeoman Second Class. After attending boot camp at Camp May in New Jersey, he served six months of active duty and attended military training at schools in New London, Connecticut and Bainbridge, Maryland. He continued to serve monthly drills and two weeks of active duty annually under the United States Coast Guard Seventh District, in Miami, Florida. Notable service achievements include receiving mobilization orders during the Cuban missile crisis, serving as standby reserve during the Vietnam War and a variety of post-service ceremonies and veteran support activities. He also served on the Sweetgum, a 180-foot B-Class tender that was in service from November 1943 through February 2002. As a Selective Service Local Board member, Sanchezs mission will be to, upon a draft, decide who among the registrants in his community will receive deferments, postponements or exemption from military service. Sanchez was o cially appointed to the board on February 4, 2013 and will hold the o ce inde nitely at the pleasure of the president of the United States.Dear Editor, Some people in the northwest area of St. Johns County do not know that our Race Track Road Collector Roadway has special protections regarding excessive signage. Section 7.10.00 of the Land Development Code contains the regulations that property owners are required to follow when erecting signs on their property. These regulations are available per the St. Johns County website. Interested citizens, developers, county sta and the Board of County Commissioners agreed on the regulations after numerous and extensive public hearings and workshops some years in the past. On March 19, 2013, a developer lawyer requested a major modi cation for the Bartram Springs development on the eastern end of Race Track Road in St. Johns County. Waivers from the established law were granted to the developer by the St. Johns County Commission (all ve commissioners). This was done after heavy lobbying and smoozing from the lawyer for the developer. The reason used to try to justify deviation from our law was that the signage waivers would increase the success of business along Race Track Road and that would help county economics. Please let the commissioners know that you do value the signage laws because these are the regulations that keep our area distinct and scenic. Our property values and quality of life su er whenever the developer goes too far. Perhaps we all should boycott businesses that disregard the community standards because our standards a ect our way of life and economics. Ellen A. WhitmerCommissioner Sanchez appointed to local board Letter to the Editor Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & well work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay 287-4913

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Page 6, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com The Sheriff ReportsBy Contributing Writer David B. Shoar, St. Johns County Sheriff 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 ADD/ADHD without MEDICATIONSThe American Academy of Pediatricians has given neurofeedback the highest grading of effectiveness for ADD/ADHD. MOST INSURANCES ACCEPTEDBIOFEEDBACK ASSOCIATESof Northeast FloridaChange your Brain. Change your Life.904.646.0054www.biofeedbackassociates.com Provides a non-drug approach for diagnosing and treating ADD/ ADHD and is based on research that has been widely replicated all over the world. 450-106 State Road 13 N Publix Center in Fruit Cove www.theupsstorelocal.com/3927 The UPS StoreYour one stop for: Packing Shipping Print Materials Mailbox Services Moving Supplies Business Cards Small Business SolutionsThe UPS Store Sta Visit us at The UPS Store and ask about our Small Business Toolkits! The internet is such a fascinating place to learn, work and even play for both adults and children alike. But it can also be a dangerous place for children if they are not taught about internet safety. The challenge for parents of children using the internet is to stay one-click ahead of would-be pornographers, hackers, child-predators and anyone who would misuse your and your childs sensitive information. I am hopeful that the information contained in this column will enlighten you and get you the resources you may need on matters pertaining to the internet and computer crimes. Here are some helpful tips for parents. Learn about computers so you can monitor your childs use of them. Spend quality time with your children, thereby reducing their dependency on computer technology for recreation, communication and companionship. Keep your family computer in a common area of the house. Dont ever allow a child to give out personal information online, not real name, address or phone number. Dont allow a child to meet someone face-to-face they have met while on-line. Remember that people on-line may not be who they seem, a -year old girl may actually be a -year old man. Though they are not foolproof, consider purchasing and installing a pornography blocking software package. Periodically check the websites your children are visiting and look at les they are storing. If you become aware of the transmission, use or viewing of child pornography while online, immediately report this to your local law enforcement agency or the United States Customs Cyber Smuggling Center at 1-(800) BE ALERT or by email at icpicc@ customs.treas.gov. I would like to pass along some tips for you to discuss with your children that use the internet. Never give out personal information such as your address, telephone number, parents work address or telephone number or the name and location of your school. Be sure to tell your parents if something that you come across on-line makes you feel uncomfortable. Never agree to get together with someone you meet on-line without your parents permission. If your parents agree to the meeting, be sure to meet only in a public place and that your parents go with you. Never respond to messages or bulletin board items that are suggestive, obscene, belligerent, threatening or make you feel uncomfortable. Give a copy of such a message to your parents and have them forward it to your Internet Service Provider. Never send pictures of yourself or any other personal material to a friend you meet online without telling your parents rst. Be sure to follow the rules that your parents set for your online activities. There are places on the internet that are for adults only. If your child nds themselves in one of those areas, guide them to leave immediately and go to one of the cool places on the internet for kids. Dont give out personal information about your family situation, school, telephone number or address. If someone harasses you online, says anything inappropriate or does anything that makes you feel uncomfortable, tell your parents right away. Here are some helpful links for parents to Internet Safety: www.getnetwise.com; www. theinternetandyourchild.org; www.learnthenet.com; and www.missingkids.com. I hope that these tips will help you and your family has a good and useful experience with the World Wide Web. For additional tips on internet safety as well as general crime prevention, please go to the St. Johns County Sheri s O ce website at www.sjso.org. There is a world of information available and please feel free to contact me anytime at my email address at dshoar@sjso.org. Thank you. Internet safety informationWhats New cont. from pg. 4St. Johns County is inviting residents, visitors and businesses who enjoy our local beaches to participate in a survey that will help them enhance beach services and facilities. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/ StJohnsCountyBeach to complete the brief survey and share your feedback regarding St. Johns County beaches. 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. 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 fourth 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 Sarah at sanmoms@gmail.com, check out our website at http:\\sanmomsclub.weebly.com or drop into our business meeting. Single, divorced, widowed and looking to make new friends? The JCP Singles Network is for adults 40s and upa great way to meet people, make new friendships and network. If you are interested in joining us and would like more information, please email klandrum @ comcast.net. Jewish Moms Playgroup is a group of Jewish moms who want to meet other Jewish moms with infants, babies and/or toddlers up to four years old in the Julington Creek area (all moms living in Jacksonville/Orange Park or surrounding areas are also welcome). We meet at least twice a month, usually at the playground; check our Facebook events page! This group has no fees and will also give you a way to network within the Jewish community and nd fun events and activities. Please visit www. facebook.com/groups/jewishmothers.Bring your lawn and gardening questions to the St. Johns County Master Gardeners plant clinic on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. We will be at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, located at 60 Davis Pond at the entrance to Julington Creek Plantation. We will also accept small soil samples for free pH testing.The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7 meets the rst Thursday of every month at 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. The William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council is planning an Appraisal Fair as a spring fundraiser, to be held Saturday, May 11 at the RiverTown Recreation center from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. Local citizens are urged to bring their valuable coins, jewelry, collectable toys, family heirlooms or just that old vase of Moms and have a professional appraiser place a value the piece. Appraisers in di erent elds on interest are donating their time for the cause. The Management Council is a volunteer group of neighbors who love the William Bartram Scenic Highway and are working hard to preserve and protect the area for future generations. The NASJAX Skin and Scuba Diving Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the rst Wednesday of each month at the Golden Corral Bu et and Grill, located on San Jose Boulevard. 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. 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. Mandarin Garden Clubs annual Plant Sale and Garden Festival will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the club, located at 2892 Loretto Road. Admission is free. Inside the clubhouse will be over owing with a wide selection of reasonably priced plants that grow very well right here in our area. Outside will be the back by popular demand vendors selling the most wonderful gardening related items. For additional information, please contact mandaringardenclub@comcast. net or 268-1192. Fun, food and games... presented by The Jacksonville Symphony Guild. Deal the cards; mix the tiles; roll the dice. Its an afternoon of the game of your choice, be it bridge, mah-jongg, Bunco, Monopoly or anything! Join us on April 17 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for a fun day of elegant leisure at San Jose Country Club, including an elaborate seated bu et luncheon and incredible desserts of your choice. All are welcome and there are many gifts to be given. The price is $40 which includes lunch and beverage. The deadline for reservations is April 13. For additional information, please contact Rose at 268-3102 or Kathy at 230-3329. Proceeds will go to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 7 Be Treated, Not Seated. www.memorialhospitaljax.comAt Memorial Emergency Care Center at Julington Creek we treat you quickly and get you on your way. Located on Race Track Road, this 12 bed, 11,000 square foot facility is a full-service ER with a dedicated pediatrics area. We can take care of all your familys emergency medical needs with little to no wait at all. (904) 230-5000 Just because were not in the middle of an election cycle doesnt mean we are not busy at the Supervisor of Elections o ce. As of this writing, the 2013 Legislative Session is taking place in Tallahassee and there are items on the agenda that may a ect change to our election laws. The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) is working with our legislators to improve a few of our current laws such as the length of the ballot. We hope to amend FS 101.61(1) to include constitutional amendments or revisions proposed by joint resolution not to exceed the 15 word caption/75 word ballot summary and to repeal FS 101.56075(4) which mandates that all voting systems utilized by voters during a state election shall permit placement on the ballot of the full text of a constitutional amendment or revision containing stricken or underlined text. Other changes we would like to see for Early Voting are amending FS 101.657(1) to require a minimum of eight days for Primary and General Elections, with the option for Supervisors to provide additional days not to exceed 14 days and to amend FS 101.657(1)(a) to allow the Supervisor the ability to select early voting sites consistent with the procedure used to select election day polling places. Even closer to home we nd our Voter Education program in full swing throughout St. Johns County as we visit a variety of high schools and technical centers informing students about the election process and encouraging everyone to register to vote. Sixteenand 17-yearolds can pre-register to vote by completing a Florida Voter Registration Application. On their 18th birthday, they will be eligible to vote in the next election. Upcoming Voter Education events include St. Augustine High School on May 1, Gaines Alternative School on May 2 and Bartram Trail High School on May 3. All of our voter education activities are listed on our events calendar on our website, www. votesjc.com. If you have moved recently, please dont forget to contact the Elections O ce to update your address and as always, please contact the o ce at 823-2238 anytime we can be of service. By Contributing Writer Vicky Oakes, St. Johns County Supervisor of ElectionsYour Vote Counts! In addition to the sounds of music, the smell of popcorn and smoking grills lling the air, there will be a food court featuring local restaurants, games and activities for kids of all ages. Of course all food and drink are free. A grand door prize drawing, valued at over $8,000 will also be held and is open for all visitors. It is a fun time for the whole Fruit Cove community and surrounding areas to come together, be amazed by incredible shows, enjoy free food and all in a family-friendly atmosphere. You cant miss the 13th annual Fruit Cove Baptist Church Car Show. Just follow the lofting delectable smoke from the grills on State Road 13 North on April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. And dont forget to bring your camera to get some shots of the car you wish you had!Car show cont. from pg. 1need customers?lg@rtpublishing.com

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 9 Snoring is a serious health condition that increases the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, cardiovascular disorders, heart failure, daytime fatigue, dementia, memory problems, obesity, diabetes and depression. During sleep, muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. This increases the velocity of airow during breathing. As the velocity of required air is increased, soft tissues like the soft palate and uvula vibrate. The vibrations of these tissues result in noisy breathing or snoring. For the majority of snorers, the most aordable, non-invasive, comfortable, eective snoring solution remains a dentist-prescribed snoring preventative device Medications simply address the symptoms but do not solve the cause of the problem. If you would like a consultation, please contact our oce.287-0033 www.garidental.com Snoring Appliances No contractsLicensed and Insured904 307 6700Call forSpring SpecialsClean Cut Lawns of JAX References in Julington Creek and Palencia available YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD LAW OFFICE. BANKRUPTCY. F AMILY LAW, WILLS, PROBATE. The JCP CDD is like no other CDD in our area. Before the new recreation center was built, the board decided to release the YMCA as our recreation center management company in favor of keeping the pro t the YMCA was generating and using the pro t to pay down operations expenses. This sounded reasonable at the time. However, back then and still today, most if not all CDDs in the area have professional management companies managing their recreational facilities. I have concluded there are valid reasons for having a professional company manage the CDD. Mainly, the general manager and board at that time and today did not and do not have the full experience or expertise to manage these facilities as required. Before the new recreation center was built, supervisors told homeowners that their assessments would only increase about $100. Along the way, residents were reassured users would pay enough to cover expenses for certain programs and residents would not be required to subsidize these programs. Somehow, with all the reassurances, CDD fees have increased over 50 percent since the new recreation center was built and that is after bonds have been re nanced and reduced. I believe the supervisors meant well and did their best. However, that doesnt make up for the knowledge required to e ectively and e ciently manage these facilities. Because of this lack of knowledge, the programs, employee compensation and employment positions have increased way beyond what was conveyed to residents when this all began. We can all agree Julington Creek is the best community in St. Johns County in which to live. I would not want to live anywhere else and we are all fortunate to be a part of this amazing community. Yes, we have amazing programs and yes, some would consider it a good value for the money, but it still doesnt change what the original goal of the CDD was, when the recreation center was rst built. It should be the goal of the CDD to keep the promises of previous board members and work toward making sure every e ort is made to reduced assessments while still maintaining quality facilities. Currently, the decisions to award the general manager a $15,000 non-budgeted bonus after ve months of employment, to expand the Loggerhead swim team by taking on the non-budgeted cost of heating the Aquatic Center lap pool and to cap the tennis directors annual compensation package at $160,000 which is 50 percent above the national average, is taking us further away from decreasing assessments. All programs, compensation and employment positions need to be analyzed in order to increase e ciency and eliminate waste. We need to bridge the gap between the original expectation of what assessments were supposed to increase to and where they are today. The time may be right to investigate the possibility of rehiring the YMCA or some other type of recreation facility management company. I encourage all residents to voice an opinion and be an active participant in how you would like to see your tax dollars being spent. As your newly elected board supervisor, I want to hear from you. I can be reached at npage@jcpcdd.org. This article is my 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.The public is invited to share the ninth annual Bartram Bash and Earth Day, to be held on April 20, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Alpine Groves Park, located on the William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway, 2060 State Road 13 in Switzerland. Nature walks, birds and butter ies, kayak rides, musical entertainment, childrens crafts, riverfront activities, hotdog lunch and more will be available. Two highlights of the day are Mike Adams portrayal of William Bartram and the annual butter y release. Americas rst native-born naturalist was William Bartram (April 20, 1739 July 22, 1823). William Bartram and his father John, who was appointed the Kings Botanist, explored along the St. Marys River and St. Johns River in 1776. William Bartram later returned to Florida and established a plantation along the east side of the St. Johns River in Florence Cove near the Shands Bridge in St. Johns County. Nature has been my teacher and I have followed its paths with an open heart to learn its wonders, William Bartram said. In 1791 William Bartram published the book Travels about their experiences in Florida and other coastal states. Although his own plantation was not successful due to his illness and lack of experience, he described various plantations along the St. Johns River and even pinpoints a certain plantation where he visited, believed to be the Fatio Plantation of New Switzerland. He also noted various plants and commented especially on the many citrus trees he saw growing in the area. The current 55-acre site of Alpine Groves Park was part of the 1770s plantation of Swiss immigrant Frances Philip Fatio. William Bartram also described much of the wildlife he found along the river: alligators, anhinga, trout (large mouth bass), wild turkeys, deer and others. As a gifted artist, he drew many of them and sent the drawings back to England where they survive to this day. Honoring this love of nature as well as his April birthday, we created our annual Bartram Bash. Bring a camp chair or blanket, bring the family and friends and join us for this special day of events. For more information, please call Beverly or AyoLane at 209-0348.Julington Creek Plantation CDD reportBy Contributing Writer Natalie Page, Supervisor, Julington Creek Plantation Community Development DistrictIt is almost time for the ninth annual Bartram BashIn the fall of 2012, the idea of bringing frozen yogurt close to home was born. Yogurt Motion, located in Mercado Walk on Palencia Village Drive, is owned and operated by Palencia residents Scott and Lorena Sance. It is their goal to provide an awesome product at a convenient location. The company slogan is Yogurt your way, which de nes the mission of the companya self-serve concept that offers multiple avors of frozen yogurt with added toppings in the way you choose to have it. Flavors vary on a daily basis including chocolate, vanilla, cake batter and tart fruit. Multiple toppings are available to round out a delicious low fat frozen treat. Nancis frozen yogurt is featured. This yogurt contains no table sugar or lactose. It is endorsed by Runners World to improve endurance. Yogurt Motion also o ers smoothies in several avors and traditional frozen treats from the cooler. SpotOn provides rewards in addition to several other local merchants. Our Facebook page is available to view our satis ed customers whom we support including the Girl Scouts, Palencia Pirates and Nease High School. On Saturday April 13, Yogurt Motion will hold a grand opening event. The specials for the day will include buy one yogurt and get he second of equal or lesser value at 50 percent o Please join us to launch our business and to enjoy a delicious healthy treat! Be sure to see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine!New frozen yogurt shop debuts near Palencia got news?editor@thecreekline.com The CreekLine Support our fine Advertisers!

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The Bartram Bash is a cooperative event between our William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council and St. Johns County Parks. The food is funded entirely by donations from our own members along with a large donation from The Legacy, our new neighbor on State Road 13, directly across from Alpine Groves Park. The Legacy will also lend us their three-hole miniature putt-putt course for more fun for all you youngsters. For those of you who may have missed it, The Legacy is an assisted living facility on State Road 13 and a wonderful addition to our area. The owners and managers of The Legacy are special, caring people. The second calendar event is our rst annual Antique Appraisal Day to be held on May 11, 2013, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Professional appraisers will be on hand to estimate the values of your antiques you know, those things youve had sitting around for years and often wondered, What do you think that is worth? Watch for announcements for this exciting and fun event; posters will begin appearing in your favorite local stores soon. The Antique Appraisal Day will be held at the new RiverTown Community on State Road 13 at their beautiful new Amenity Center. RiverTown Management and the St. Joe Company have agreed to let us use the amenity center for this non-pro t, fundraising event. For those of you not familiar with RiverTown it is straight down the Scenic Highway about eight and a half miles south of Race Track Road, adjacent to the new riverfront park and the newly built round-about. Another project now underway is the history lesson planning project mentioned in earlier columns. These lesson plans are intended for our kids in St. Johns County schools with the intent of teaching the history of NW St. Johns County from prehistoric days to the present. We recently met with a representative of the School District, our consultant (Brockington Cultural Resources Consulting) and St. Johns County planners to discuss state and federal standards that must be met in our delivered lesson plans. Dr. Joyner has encouraged this project. Were now on our way for an expected completion date in the fourth quarter of 2013. Stay tuned! Theres more to come from this progressive group of doers and we welcome your participation. Come join us by becoming an active member in the Scenic Highway Management Council.Dear Editor, The CreekLines JCP CDD Report by Mr. Lansdale in February commented on tennis pro compensation but did not give you the following information. The JCP CDD employs tennis pros paid a low base salary plus commission. Paying commission minimizes CDD payroll expenses and encourages productivity. The CDD retains 20 percent of lesson and clinic revenue and 100 percent of court fees, non resident court fees, special events, camps and the use of the ball machine. CDD fees for tennis services are average or below average compared to other local tennis clubs. The CDD tennis xed costs amount to $146,871, consisting of salaries for director and assistant tennis pros, bene ts, FICA, court maintenance sta and tennis o ce sta CDD tennis revenue is $164,620 and results in a program pro t of $17,749. Our tennis program is one of the more nancially successful in the tennis business in Northeast Florida with results based on hard work. Our JCP CDD-employed tennis professionals have accomplished this and should be applauded not criticized. Cathy Klein JCP CDD Supervisor Dear Editor: I am writing to clarify the record regarding Mr. OMearas letter to the editor last month. He stated that I asked the GM to display the Jewish Menorah a few years ago. He also implies that I used my position to further a self serving interest. This is simply not the truth. I have never and will never use my position in this manner. During the Recreation Centers rst year of operation, in my capacity as a resident, I did ask the general manager why a Christmas tree was the only winter holiday symbol displayed. I suggested that an item representative of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah be added. The following year a Menorah was included. I was not involved in that decision, nor do I know how it came about that it was included in the display. These actions all occurred prior to my candidacy and subsequent election to the board of supervisors. Resident Nina Kannatt-Gapinski simply asked a question, just as Mr. OMeara has and something that we all have a right to do. Once the question is asked, it is up to district sta to investigate and act appropriately. I respect Mr. OMearas position and passion regarding the addition of a nativity scene to the display, as well as his right to bring issues to the board of supervisors. As a supervisor, I will continue to vote my conscience and do what I believe is in the best interests of the JCP CDD and the community. Sincerely,Nina A. KannattGapinski, Esq. Chairperson, JCP CDD Board of SupervisorsMemorial Hospital now makes it easy for patients to update their family members during the surgery process. The SurgiTrak program allows us to send a text message or email to a mobile device such as a smart phone, tablet or any other computer or laptop with an internet connection. To sign up, all a patient needs to do is tell a registration representative they want to enroll in SurgiTrak and give their email address. An invitation will be emailed to them sometime within a week of their date of surgery. The email will give them a link to an enrollment form they can use to enter the mobile phone numbers and/ or email addresses of those who have agreed to get updates from us during their surgery. This enrollment will only be used for this surgery. The information in the updates will be HIPAA compliant, meaning patient privacy will be protected. Nothing patientspeci c will be sent the updates will not include a name, or the kind of surgery being performed, etc. To protect a patients privacy, only information regarding surgery status will be sent, such as the following: Patient in Pre-Op Patient in Holding Patient in Operating Room Patient in Recovery Patient Out of Recovery Patient in Room or Patient Discharged Home Look for the Memorial Hospital ad in this issue of The CreekLine!William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway updateBy Contributing Writer Al Abbatiello, alabbat@bellsouth.net Hospital makes it easier to update family members during surgery Letter to the Editor Letter to the Editor WWW WWWwww.TheCreekLine.comVisit our website: The CreekLineAdvertise in YOUR Community Newspaper!287-4913

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Our equipment provides the same, or better, quality of water that those extremely high priced companies offer, at a mere fraction of the cost.Benets of Soft Water: Improves Water Heater EfciencyReduces Hard water build up Better for your skin Improved cleaning for laundry and dishes Better Tasting WaterYou will be amazed at the difference soft water makes. 904.823.3764 $20 GEL Manicures $15 Manicures $20 Pedicures ~~~ Ask for Heather9889 San Jose Boulevard904-329-2573www.adriennemichelles.comFull Service Salon & Spa Gi Certicates Available 1 Hour Swedish Massage $40 1 Hour Deep Cleansing Facial $50 Spa Packages from $140 (Day of Beauty) It was supposed to be a meeting of the minds, but instead, it was a constant confrontation with little room for compromise. A raucous crowd estimated at 300 people of Julington Creek Plantation residents, primarily those living in The Parkes, for over two hours hurled insults and laughter of disbelief at the principals of Mastercraft Builder Group as they held a town hall presentation on March 11 in the Julington Creek Plantation Recreation Center for their proposed use of one and a half acres of land at the northwest corner of Durbin Creek Boulevard and Race Track Road, the entrance to The Parkes subdivision. A company controlled by the three Mastercraft partners bought the land, now zoned for residential use, and the intention is to seek a change in zoning from the county for use to build o ces. The construction is slated for 2015 at the earliest. No plans have been led at this point with St. Johns County for rezoning. The community meeting was held for the partners to make a factual presentation about their plans for the land and their options for its use. They noted they were not required to hold this meeting, but did so in order for Julington Creek Plantation residents to have a clear understanding of their plans and make any requests or modi cations in plans at an early stage. Many residents of The Parkes oppose the zoning change and the insertion of o ce space into what they say is space that should stay as it is undeveloped, their rst choice or have compatible homes built on the property. Chris Shee, managing partner of Mastercraft Builder Group continuously attempted to make a complete presentation to the assembled homeowners, but was frequently interrupted by jeers and challenges, including charges almost at the beginning of the meeting he was threatening the homeowners with what ultimately would be done with the property if Mastercraft is unable to build its company headquarters on the site. Mastercraft is considering several options for the property, including a campus setting of up to four buildings to house 12 to 15 company employees, along with a sales and design center for purchasers of the companys homes to visit. A second option is to build a single building. Shee says the campus option at this point is the best option because it will allow the preservation of most of the mature hardwood trees on the property. In every scenario presented or discussed, all buildings would be a single story. A proposed entrance to the property from Race Track Road was included in the presentation, in addition to an entrance from Durbin Creek Boulevard. Shee said in the event the rezoning is not successful, Mastercraft may opt to build up to ve homes on the property, as allowed under current zoning. Some residents asked if Mastercraft would consider selling the property to a homeowners group to preserve the property in its current condition in perpetuity. Shee responded Mastercraft would consider all proposals for the land. It was noted Mastercraft has considerable current investment in the property beyond the initial purchase price, now estimated in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The land is the site of a former cattle dip from over 50 years ago and, as a result, has environmental issues with residual arsenic needing clean up. Shee said his company has paid consultants to survey the property and make recommendations on what should be done to remove the arsenic from the ground. He indicated that whatever is done to the land, whether it hosts o ce space or homes, some cleanup will be required. The greatest cleanup will be required for building homes and that will also result in the greatest loss of mature hardwood trees. Currently, there are no trespassing signs posted on the property; Shee said it is critical children stay away from the property with the arsenic contamination. Plans are being drawn for fencing the land to keep trespassers away. The Parkes homeowners object to the rezoning for a number of reasons, including fears for the safety of children walking or riding bicycles to nearby Julington Creek Elementary School and residents who jog and walk their pets in the area. Residents say the increased tra c from 12 to 15 employees of the proposed o ces plus potential customers will make the area unsafe for pedestrians. Other residents fear the loss of homeowner value if o ces are built adjacent to residential property. The property backs up to homes fronting on Flora Parke Drive in The Parkes. Shee indicated a natural, wooded bu er exists between the land and the rear of the property lines on Flora Parke Drive, ranging from 35 feet at the closest point to an average of over 100 feet at most places. No further public meetings are planned at this point; Shee indicated he and his partners are willing to meeting with residents or groups of residents to discuss new ideas, proposed changes or provide clear information.Confrontation by JCP residents meets land ownersBy J. Bruce RichardsonThe St. Johns County Sheri s O ce would like to advise residents of a possible scam in the name of law enforcement. The Sheri s O ce has received several calls recently of a suspicious solicitation. The caller states that they are working with the Sheri s O ce to raise money to help children. The caller has also been using aggressive tactics in at least one of the calls. Victims have not given any money to the callers, but alerted the Sheri s O ce because of their suspicions. The Sheri s O ce reminds our residents that we do not solicit funds over the telephone.Possible scam alertBy Contributing Writer Kevin Kelshaw, St. Johns County Sheriffs Of ceting, author Cynthia Enuton, Family Fun Travels, Far Fetched Tales Agility, Flashback Photography, Hawaiian Snoasis, Homemade Hounds, Jacksonville Pet Crematory, Julington Tire Center, Little Ds Mobile Dog Salon, Luckee Dog K9 Ice Cream, Rewarded Behavior Continues, Shaggy Chic Spa and Silpada Jewelry. Donations were also received from Greenbriar Animal Hospital, Jacksonville Zoo, Pawsitive Life Magazine and Publix. During the afternoon S.A.F.E. was able to nd new homes for several of the dogs they brought to the festival. Whether you were looking for a new furry friend or just taking the dog out for a bit of camaraderie with their doggie friends, it was de nitely not an afternoon to be barked at. It was howling good time!Dog Day Afternoon cont. from pg. 1 Community Empowerment SeriesSaturday, April 27 Auditorium at Nease High School 10:00 a.m.:00 noon (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.)This nal session of the series will feature nationally known speaker Theresa Payton. Topics include the dangers of the digital age and how communities can help law enforcement in providing a digital neighborhood watch. There will also be a discussion on how to create, maintain and protect a healthy digital identity for all family members, adults and children alike. For more information and to register online, please visit http://communityempowermentseries.com/.

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Serving the Accounting Needs of Individuals and Small Businesses by Providing Quality Service at Competitive Rates. Ava Hampton of Fruit Cove Middle School won top honors in the inaugural St. Johns County School Districts (SJCSD) History Fair. Her project, entitled Seneca Falls Conference, was awarded the Overall Most Outstanding Project and she was presented with a check for $100 from the St. Augustine Historical Society. Over 200 students participated at the school level. Forty- ve history projects represented by 75 participants competed in the SJCSD History Fair. Participating schools included Fruit Cove Middle School (FCMS), Landrum Middle School (LMS), Switzerland Point Middle School (SPMS), Bartram Trail High School (BTHS) and Creekside High School (CHS). The inaugural SJCSD History Fair projects were on display at Bartram Trail High School which also hosted the awards ceremony. The history fair was a culmination of the e orts of the SJCSD and teacher sponsors including Teresa McCormick, FCMS; Richard Billette, LMS; Dorothy Anagnostou, SPMS; Jacob Teuscher, BTHS; Richard Marabell and Joseph Herskovitz, CHS. Travis Brown, SJCSD secondary social studies program specialist, coordinated the history fair. The History Fair received outstanding support from the St. Johns County historical community. The judges for the fair represented organizations including The St. Augustine Historical Society, The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, the University of Florida, the St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation, Fort Mose Historic State Park, Brockington and Associates, the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration, Castillo de San Marcos and the Colonial Dames of St. Augustine. Prize money was generously provided from the following supporters: St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation, Brockington and Associates, Publix Supermarket Charities, Chipotle Mexican Grill, RPM Automotive, the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration, and the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. NW St. Johns County students who were category winners are as follows: Research paper, Junior Division First PlaceHarrison Do, FCMS Website: individual Junior Division First PlaceDanielle Haddock, FCMS Third PlaceIsabelle Amacker, SPMS Website: individual Senior Division First Place-Amanda Rorabaugh, BTHS Second PlaceJacob Allen, BTHS Website: group, Junior Division First Place-Easton Pillay and Cade Bedell, SPMS Second Place-Jake Glass and Ethan Griner, SPMS Website: group, Senior Division First Place-Jesse Burkett, Liam Leahy, Evan Rodriguez, Geo Watson and Cody Gan, BTHS Exhibit: individual, Junior Division First Place-Ava Hampton, FCMS Second PlaceMegan Wolf, FCMS Third PlaceJacob Lough, FCMS Exhibit: individual, Senior Division First Place-Anna Thompson, CHS Second Place-Emily Xanders, CHS Third Place-Je rey Reyes, CHS Exhibit-group, Junior Division First PlaceChristiana Lovell, Megan Radney and Sophia Sberna, FCMS Exhibit-group, Senior Division First Place-Niecea Pauley, Jessica Price and Juliana Rocha, CHS Second PlaceAlexis Daniels, Paige Daniels, Monica Maldonado and Catherine Kinkead, CHS Third Place-Connor Merritt, River Cross Blocker, and Ashton Wade, CHS Documentary, Junior Division First PlaceJosephine Teat and Emile Therrien, FCMS Fourteen students representing the four participating schools were selected to compete in the State History Fair scheduled for May 5 and 6 in Tallahassee. History Fair director Travis Brown is coordinating the trip. The participants are Ava Hampton, FCMS; Christiana Lovell, Megan Radney and Sophia Sberna, FCMS; Harrison As a casual user of social media, I have noticed a hotter tone and a raised level of tension between my friends on any number of current issues. Among even my small circle of contacts, I can read, at any moment, comments that both praise and condemn some proposed change in the status of gun rights, gay marriage, abortion laws, the public budget or whatever. But, be sure, this is not a new phenomenon in American public discourse. We need only to recall the heated and divisive battles our nation has survived, from the most well-known, the Civil War, to some maybe lesser known, but no less bitterly divisive, like the labor disputes of the early 20th century, the California water wars, the treatment of native Americans, etc. No, we, today, certainly cannot claim discovery rights to divisive politics. In fact, as I will show, it is built into our constitutional DNA, if you will. Last month I introduced R. Freeman Butts and his idea of the Twelve Tables of Civism. In this paradigm, Butts delineated 12 principles fundamental to American civic education and, I believe, necessary for all citizens understanding of American civic life. He structured these 12 principles under two headings. Under unum (one) he listed: justice, equality, authority, participation, truth and patriotismthose principles necessary for promoting the general welfare. Countering each of those in respective order under pluribus (the many) are: freedom, diversity, privacy, due process, property and human rightsthose principles necessary to secure the blessing of liberty. Butts separated these principles into the two categories to emphasize their countervailing nature and their true and corrupted forms. Our civic condition begins and ends with a dilemma. What is the healthy balance between liberty for individuals and government control of those liberties for the welfare of society? Many people today are quick to support unlimited individual liberty as the most desired condition. But liberty has a corrupted form. Remember how Thomas Hobbes described society, that in the state of nature unlimited liberty is merely the equivalent of anarchya condition that he said renders life poor, nasty, brutish and short. Liberty is a wonderful gift guaranteed by our founding documents. But none of us wants to have to fend for ourselves in a government-free society, regardless of how tempting the thought may sometimes sound. Justice, in contrast, is the e ort to control the misuse of liberty. The old saying serves us well, Your right to swing your st ends at the end of my nose. Ours is a system founded on the rule of lawlaws approved by duly elected representatives and applied to all equally and fairly. Even though we can all conjure to mind circumstances that belie that fact, such justice is, at very least, our goal. So, as our Facebook friends and fellow tweeters blather about one extreme opinion or another, they are merely conducting the democratic task of balancing liberty and justice. I wish, though, the blather were a bit more civil.Local students excel at countys History Fair E Pluribus Unum: Civics for one and allBy James A. Lee, M.Ed., Ed.D. ABD, Peer Teacher Evaluator, St. Johns County School DistrictSnowden, Matthew Gibson and Felipe Hanel, LMS; Megan Wolf, FCMS; Amanda Rorabaugh, BTHS; Easton Pillay and Cade Bedell, SPMS; Danielle Haddock, FCMS; Harrison Do, FCMS; and Samuel Werner, LMS. The SJCSD History Fair is produced in conjunction with the National History Fair sponsored by National History Day. The project-based learning that is emphasized by the History Fair provides an excellent opportunity for students to showcase college and career readiness skills including research, writing, speaking and creative thinking while embracing history. We are all faced with a series ofgreat opportunities disguised asimpossible situations.~Chuck Swindoll

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 13 Wealthy benefactor and former high-ranking member of the worlds most exclusive secret society tells all and reveals the truth on how to: Now you can use this same knowledge that was exclusively used by the privileged elite class.Once in a lifetime opportunity! For a FREE CD Series please call (888)-277-5518. Y OUR GUIDE TO THINK & GROW RICH IN 2013 Jazz on the CreekPresented by Westminster Woods on Julington Creek Come nd out why Westminster Woods is your best choice for active senior living! Free admission 25 State Road 13, JacksonvilleWell kick up our heels and transform our creekside auditorium into a jazz lounge. Join us for hors doeuvres and music: classic jazz and swing, with singer Lisa Kelly and trumpeter JB Sco.AN UPTEMPO EVENING OF JAZZ AND SWING FEATURINGLisa Kelly and JB Scos Swingin Allstars!Westminster Woods on Julington Cree k WestminsterRetirement.com 25 State Road 13, Jacksonville For more information call904-287-7300 March 10 was a perfect day for the third annual Walk and Wag. The sun was warm and shining on the water at Caf on the Green. Pacetti Bay Middle Schools own Sam Franzini organized the event for the bene t of Aylas Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue. Franzini along with his fellow seventh-grade classmates Matthew Powers, Caitlin Mongon, Carson Brown and Jennifer Pickett organized Walk and Wag as a fundraiser to raise much needed funds for the ongoing work that Aylas Acres does in rescuing dogs and cats from area humane societies that have no room or the animals that are deemed unadoptable. Aylas Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue is named for a gentle Great Dane who was surrendered by her family when she was 18 months old and went on to live at an animal sanctuary for the rest of her life. The sanctuary was unable to provide ongoing support for all the animals. That is when Aylas Acres stepped in to help the sanctuary continue to be a safe place for unadoptable animals to live out their lives and prevent them from being euthanized. The annual Walk and Wag has become a big event in the Palencia neighborhood. Of course Aylas Acres brought some furry friends looking for forever homes and had a booth of dog products for sale to help raise funds. Palencia Pet Clinics Dr. Veiling walked around answering questions of the many attendees who had their furry friend in tow. Park Avenue Paws lathered up the suds to give the animal baths. Bark of the Town o ered free toenail clippings and Bark Busters provided advice. Richard Espinoza o ered his services as a professional pet sitter and Homestay Educational Programs handed out brochures. Pawfection Bakery brought and sold some of their tasty treats. A ra e was sponsored by Realtor Raquel Geller. Amazing homemade dog treats were available from Bobby and Zoe Weisner and Eva, Lana and Tony Karjono. Franzini and his Pacetti bay Middle School team sta ed a table with cookies and ice water for their guests and water bowls for the dogs. Everyone had a great time and PBMS students make a di erence at Walk and Wag By Karl Kennellwas thoroughly impressed with the event the kids organized. PBMS lead organizer Franzini said of the day and the nearly $2,000, We made more than last year! With the students determination, e orts and big hearts, next year is sure to be even bigger. Well do even better next year, Franzini predicted. For more information on Aylas Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue, please see www.aylasacres.org. The CreekLineAdvertise in YOUR Community Newspaper!287-4913

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Page 14, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com 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 Imprint Properties, LLCTed F. Schmidt Realtor/Property Manager Sherry R. Schmidt Broker/RealtorLocal Family Owned and Operatedwww.ImprintProperties.com Search like a Realtor!Choose Imprint Properties for ALL of your Real Estate and Property Management needs!904-230-1020Visit our Website Senior Women brought the school together to fundraise for fellow senior Taylor Haberman. Since she was young, Haberman has had heart-related health issues. Because of all these issues, she has PLE, or Protein Losing Enteropathy. Basically, she cant produce many of the proteins her body needs. Now she is waiting at Shands in Gainesville for a heart transplant and they lack the funds for it. So the Senior Women decided to do something about it. The two girls that started this were Gaby Ponce and Anna Ho er, remarked Suzy Smith, Senior Women club sponsor. They were the ones who went to Mrs. Sapp and asked, Can we do a fundraiser for Taylor Haberman? At a recent senior assembly, Ponce and Ho er brought this information into the light and also introduced the fundraiser: Heart to Heart for Haberman. From March 13 through 15, Senior Women club members carried around red bags to collect donations for Haberman. Also at this assembly, they decided to make a Harlem Shake video to send to Haberman at Shands. Taylor cant come home for a while, stated Smith, so we made the video to cheer her up and make her smile. So far, Senior Women has raised over $800 on behalf of Haberman. Smith shared, I love that the kids are doing this. It shows they truly have a heart for each other and they are willing to help one of their own. Helping Hands of St. Johns County will meet on April 26 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Community Church Community Center on County Road 210. The Rippers will meet at 10:00 a.m.; they are still retro tting clothes through BTHS HappeningsFrom one heart to another: Students come together to help their ownBy Kelly Boyer, BTHS StudentOn calling Taylors mom, she spoke of her daughters determination to persevere through this extended hospital visit. Taylors missing a lot of her senior events right now, but shes trying really hard to make it for graduation in June. Senior Women is still accepting donations. If you would like to donate or if you would like more information on the Heart to Heart for Haberman project, please contact Suzy Smith at smiths2@stjohns.k12. .us. Taylor HabermanHelping Hands update for AprilBy Contributing Writer Jackie Valyou Jana Clukey, Connor Clukey, Clarence Zerbest, Tracy Ring and Erin Ring with decorated pillowcases. The CreekLine YOURCommunity NewspaperSend us your community news! editor@thecreekline.com Sew Much Comfort for our wounded soldiers in rehabilitations facilities across the country. Anyone wishing to donate new athletic t-shirts or knitted athletic shorts in sizes medium, large or extra large may contact gsusanb@hotmail.com. This months project will be Mothers Day Purses for the women at the Betty Gri n House. This non-pro t helps battered and abused women in the area. This will be the fth year the group has furnished clothes, purses, costume jewelry and makeup to the women at the shelter. Since Helping Hands relies solely on donation of goods and services, anyone may donate new items by contacting jacqphil@aol. com. In March, Helping Hands held an Easter Egg Hunt for special needs children in the area. Boy Scouts from Troop 280 made boxes for eggs to be hidden at wheelchair height and did a great job camou aging the boxes and decorating them. Besides the egg gathering, there was a craft corner for the children, a plush adoption center for each child to adopt a new stu ed bunny and refreshments furnished by Benitos, First Florida, Publix and Winn Dixie. Thanks to all who helped on this project. The smiles were the best! The last of the patriotic pillowcases were delivered to Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home. Helping Hands, with the help of Brownie Troop 1058, the Clukey family and its members, painted, stenciled and stamped 120 pillowcases. Helping Hands is a volunteer group that meets the last Friday of the month to do a small project for the community. There are no dues, o cers or stress. No money is collected and donations are always accepted. Our motto is We do what we can with what we have.

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Family Fun! ~Saturdays~ 10am to 2pm Vendor Inf o: 8900 With springtime planting under way and dry conditions forecast for spring and summer in north and east-central Florida, year-round water conservation is one of the most important strategies to help meet Floridas water supply needs now and in the future. Watering restrictions are in place throughout the year within the St. Johns River Water Management Districts 18-county region to ensure the e cient use of water for lawn and landscape irrigation. Coinciding with the return to daylight saving time on March 10, landscape irrigation is allowed up to two days a week before 10:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. Landscape irrigation is limited to the following days: o Wednesday and Saturday for residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an odd number or have no address Thursday and Sunday for residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an even number Tuesday and Friday for nonresidential landscape irrigationIn addition, irrigation is limited to three-quarters of an inch of water per irrigation zone and to no more than one hour per irrigation zone on each day that irrigation occurs. The restrictions apply to water withdrawn from ground or surface water, from a private well or pump, or from a public or private water utility. Some exceptions apply, such as the use of water from a reclaimed water supply, which is allowed any time except when a local government restricts the use of reclaimed water. Landscape irrigation is limited to one day a week during Eastern Standard Time, which resumes the rst Sunday in November. Currently, rainfall averages across the region vary widely Volusia County is more than 11 inches below normal rainfall for the past 12 months, while Baker County is 12.5 inches above normal rainfall for the same period. Regardless of temporary conditions, watering wisely year-round promotes healthier lawns and landscapes and can save thousands of gallons of water per month, as well as saving homeowners money. To help homeowners save water, the Districts online plant database provides a comprehensive and searchable listing of plants most suitable for a variety of growing conditions. Inside the home, xing leaks and replacing older high-water-use plumbing xtures with newer watersaving ones can save signi cant amounts of water. The District also focuses on year-round conservation by requiring all permit holders to use water e ciently, encouraging the use of reclaimed water and storm water to conserve potable water. Additional details about the watering restrictions are available at oridaswater.com/wateringrestrictions.The St. Johns County Public Library System and the Florida Institute of Certi ed Public Accountants are teaming up to participate in the second annual MoneyWi$e Week, April 29 through May 5, 2013. Financial planning workshops for adults will be o ered at three library locations. Following is a list of the courses, dates, times and locations: Wednesday, May 1 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library (827-6950) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2 p.m.: Estate Planning 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Investing: How to Develop and Implement an Investment Strategy Thursday, May 2 at the Southeast Branch Library (827-6900) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.: Investing: How to Develop and Implement an Investment Strategy 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Tax Planning for Individuals Saturday, May 4 at the Bartram Trail Branch Library (827-6960) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 am, Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.: Estate Planning 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Tax Planning for the Small Business Please register for one or more workshops by contacting the library where you wish to attend programs. Attendees may participate in any one or all of the classes. There will also be Teen Financial Literacy workshops at the Bartram Trail Branch on Saturday, June 15 and the Southeast Branch on Saturday, June 22. The Florida Institute of Certi ed Public Accountants (FICPA) is the professional organization for CPAs in the State of Florida and public service is one of their primary missions. Northeast Florida was represented at the Filmapalooza Film Festival in Hollywood in early March. The lm Nora won the Jacksonville 48 Hour Film contest and was screened at the historic Chinese Theatre, in the former Graumans Theatre Complex, known for celebrity handprints set in cement. Filmapalooza is the 48 Hour Film Projects 11th annual screening and awards ceremony. Nora was created in only 48 hours by a team of lmmakers whose diverse body of work includes feature length lms, short lms, documentaries, commercials and music videos. This lm is one of over 4,000 lms from 115 cities around the world that competed in 2012. Andrew Cardy, Tim Driscoll, Lori Driscoll, Joel Russo, Trey Vollmer, Filipe Gusmao, and Andrew Langenbach attended Filmapalooza and joined lmmakers from around the world including Cape Town, Hong Kong, Prague, Osaka and Dubai. The guest speaker was Director Dennis Dugan, whose lms have grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. For more information about Filmapalooza, please visit www. lmapalooza.org. About the 48 Hour Film Project: The 48 Hour Film Project is the oldest and largest timed lm competition in the world. The 48 Hour Film Projects mission is to advance lmmaking and promote lmmakers. The tight 48-hour deadline puts the focus squarely on the lmmakers, emphasizing creativity and teamwork and doing instead of talking. The emphasis is also on building communities of local creative people facilitating making new connections, showcasing skills and celebrating what creativity and teamwork can accomplish in just one weekend.Springtime irrigation should be water e cientBy Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management DistrictFinancial planning workshops scheduled Jacksonville lm screened in Hollywood Childrens Art Activity Wednesday, April 24 3 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library If you like art and youre in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project inspired by the works of this months artist!Sponsored by the Friends of the Library The CreekLine Support our fine Advertisers!

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Page 16, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Dog Obedience Training 287-3934 www.marienhofkennels.comGerman Shepherd Puppies Born Feb. 21, 2013 Marienhof Kennels TREE FARM & NURSERY And in Switzerland! Call NOW for Your FREE Landscape EstimatesCall now to set up your free estimate TODAY! or visit us at www.sjtreefarm.com Mulching Sodding Pavers Irrigation Landscape Plants Underbrushing Living Fences Plant Replacements Bartram Trail Relay for Life May 4, 2013 at noon Bartram Trail High School Register as a team and/or support us at upcoming fundraising opportunities.4/01/13: Firehouse Subs on SR13, Spirit Day, from 11am-3pm. 20% of proceeds to benet Relay. 4/06/13: Car wash at Walgreens at the corner of SR13 & Racetrack Road, from 10am-2pm. 4/06/13: CARBUX Car wash on San Jose Boulevard, 10:00am 3:30pm. $5.00 for every $20.00 Gift Card purchased go to Relay for Life. Everyone purchasing a Gift Card will receive a FREE car wash. 4/09/13: Zaxbys on San Jose Blvd., from 5pm-8pm. 4/17/13: Bruccis Pizza Spirit Night on State Road 13, 4:00pm Close. 20% of all guest bills will be donated to Relay. 4/17/13: Firehouse Subs on SR13, Spirit Night, from 5pm-9pm. 20% of proceeds to benet Relay. ON GOING (Until the day of the event May 4, 2013) Chance drawing for a quilt $5.00 each AND Chance drawing for Personal Chef prepared meal for $6 Contact Becky Kimball at greglbeckyl@bellsouth.net Fight Like a Girl Shirt Decals $10.00 each Contact Lori Beth Visconti at loribeth_visconti@yahoo.comFor questions or to get involved please contact Marianne Quigg, Event Chair at relay.for.life.bartram.trail@gmail.com or Kim Aslan, Fundraising Chair at aka626@hotmail.com Both my parents, grandmother, mother-in-law, and extended family members have suered at the hands of cancer. I lost all except my mother and grandmother. My beloved father passed away from lung cancer and he took a piece of my heart that can never be recovered. I told him I would do something to make him proud. Relay for Life of Bartram Trail has allowed me to fulll my promise. I will continue to relay until one day we all hear the words A CURE HAS BEEN FOUND. Please join my fellow relayers and I in our battle against cancer. Kim Aslan, Fundraising. Buy A Business John SerbCertied Business Intermediary www.FirstCoastBizBuySell.com Call 904-613-2658 for a Condential No-Cost Valuation & Consultation This months movie review belongs to the lm Oz the Great and Powerful, a fantasy and adventure lm for adults, teens and pre-teens to enjoy. From Kansas and tornado alley, Oscar Diggs, portrayed by James Franco, is catapulted in his hot air balloon to the Land of Oz. A circus magician and often a charlatan, Oz has landed in a colorful world of riches and amazing new circumstances. A prophecy foretells of a wizard who will come to Oz and save the people from the evil that has befallen the land. Can this man of questionable morals and honor be the wizard they have dreamed of? Oscar, also amazingly known as Oz, is found by one of three witch sisters, Theodora, played by Mila Kunis. A sheltered and seemingly innocent woman, she is enamored of Oz and believes he may be the answer to the prophecy, yet he does turn out to be part of her transformation. Her sisters Evanora and Glinda, depicted by Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, are good and bad or bad and good witches, but that is yet to be discovered and they are less fooled by the trickster side of Oz. Will Oz save Oz and become the man they have been waiting for? Sam Raimi has directed this lm as the beginnings of the great and powerful Oz and does so engagingly. From the black and white beginnings to the vividly colorful Land of Oz, he takes you on a journey of change, with the people of Oz, the sisters and Oz himself. The story stays true to the original with a few exceptions to the relationships and how they develop, though they are all interesting concepts and portrayals. Franco plays Oz initially as a shyster with few redeeming US News and World Report has ranked River Garden Hebrew Home among the Best Nursing Homes in the United States. This ranking is one of the most popular tools among Baby Boomers when researching and evaluating nursing homes. Approximately 20 percent of all nursing homes in Florida and slightly less than 19 percent nationwide, earned an overall ve-star rating. This prestigious status re ects River Gardens 5-star ranking for overall performance in health inspections, nurse sta ng and quality of medical care by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the The spring sports are starting to wind down, including the boys and girls lacrosse teams at Bartram Trail High School. With districts imminent, both teams have been preparing all season for a victory of the district title. Whether it is a rst title for the boys or a legacy title for the girls, Bears lacrosse is more determined than ever to ght for the win. Boys lacrosse has had an impressively better season then last year with a majority of wins and team heart that keeps them going. Alek Schroeder, a senior and four-time varsity player, describes di erences from last years season, to this years: Last year, we battled adversity with young, new coaches, while playing against experienced teams with coaches they had had for years. This year, we have more chemistry then weve ever had. We are all perfectly t for our positions and I feel like we have nally reached an equilibrium with our coaching sta and our players. After an exceptional win against the Creekside Knights this season, the Bears motivation and con dence is fueled and ready for the games to come. Schroeder continues talking about his teams ambitions: Our goal is a district title, which weve always been runner-up to. So, this drives us more than ever to play to our full potential in each and every game. Heads held high and the Movie ReviewOz the Great and PowerfulDirected by: Sam Raimi. Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz. Review by T.G. StantonGood Movie, Glad to Have Seen It (4 out of 5)qualities and boyishly charming as he comes to terms with his own paths to changes he may or may not make. From dealing with the people of the Emerald City to his budding relationship with the good witch, Oz uses ingenuity and imagination to conquer their disbelief and the evil headed their way. Kunis transforms from innocent to wicked through a broken heart, though her evil sister always knew the possibilities were there and aids the process through a bit of magic and manipulation. The tinkers, munchkins and clothes makers of the Emerald City round out the defenders of the city, an unlikely group against the vicious ying baboons, all delivered through clever e ects and costuming. The movie is fun and the twists and turns of the story keep you guessing and entertained. An enjoyable lm.Local nursing home earns high ranking BTHS Sports RoundupBy Megan Grant, BTHS Student federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. Be sure to see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine! inspiration to conquer de nes the boys lacrosse team and their hopes for the future. As the underdogs last year and with big shoes to ll this year, the Lady Bears lacrosse team is motivated to play to win. A trip to the nal four state championship game this past seasonwhen the girls were suppose to have a rebuilding yearled to high standards and determination for the years to come. I have never had a group of girls that are so driven and work so hard together. We dont just have one or two all stars on the team; every girl out on the eld is a threat, claimed Meghan Fanning, head varsity coach. With playo s starting soon, Fanning continues, Weve had one of the toughest schedules this season in the state of Florida and these big, competitive, games have prepared them well. Im really proud of the team and what theyve become and I know they have what it takes. How hard would you play today, if you knew you couldnt play tomorrow is a quote that the Lady Bears like to play by. Through inspiration, teamwork and a drive to achieve their goals, they are determined to prove to North Florida that they deserve the title they have worked towards all season.Newman and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the camp has touched the lives of some 57,000 children and their families. The camp is available for kids ages seven to 16 with diseases such as asthma, bleeding disorders, cancer, diabetes, spina bi da, transplants and much more. Palencia hosted its rst charity tennis tournament in 2012. Tennis director Tom Salmon said the goal for the 2013 event, scheduled for April 12 through 14, is $10,000. Other members of the committee include Amir Malik, Lisa Davies, Kathy Tracy, Maria Cavanaugh, Barbara Colton and Alexis McDaniel. Malik, a kidney specialist doctor in St. Augustine, is in charge of fundraising and is nding businesses eager to donate. The event will be at the Palencia Tennis Center, beginning with a pro exhibition on Friday, April 12, followed by rst round matches. Players will get a t-shirt, goodie bag, drinks and lunch. The tournament ends Sunday, April 14. Todd Martin is the featured pro player. Martin reached the mens singles nal at the 1994 Australian Open and the 1999 U.S. Open. His careerhigh singles ranking was once No. 4 in the world. The cost is $50 per person with a variety of mens and ladies doubles and mixed play. To register, pay in person at the Palencia Tennis Center or online at www.courtsideusa.com. Create a player account and add Palencia Tennis Center as your club. For more details contact Salmon at tom.salmon@hines.com.Palencia tennis cont. from pg. 1

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 17 Same day appointments available. Brysons~ Upscale Resale ~ Fine Furniture & Dcor ~ We Make Consignment Easy!Call 904-998-9884 Email: upscaleresale@brysonsfurniture.com Ethan Allen set (Chaulk painted) Switzerland resident Malea Guiriba had Pie in the Sky ideas, so the name stuck. Those ideas have helped to make dreams have come true over and over again in her march to make life a better place in Hastings, Florida, a corner of St. Johns County few know much about. It all began in 2005 when she opened a shelter in Hastings for Betty Gri n House with funds granted by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV). Guiriba had done advocacy work for several agencies in the past but this assignment was di erent. The residents of this rural community did not trust outsiders. Im sure they looked at me like just another agency coming into town and making all kind of promises then leaving, Guiriba shared. For four years Guiriba worked hard to get the word out about the services available at the shelter then wham! The FCADV pulled the projects grant due to lake of funding. I remember being in the car and crying while thinking about how here we are just one more agency up and leaving, she stated. At this point Guiriba decided to stay in Hastings; it had won her heart. She no longer wanted any agency funding her work. She wanted to create her own self-su cient organization that could help anyone in need. While having lunch at Johnnys Kitchen, a landmark spot on Main Street in Hastings, she got inspired. The one thing Johnny doesnt have is dessert. Maybe I could make pies and sell them to fund my work in Hastings, she thought. Without any experience in baking pies, Guiriba took over the storefront next to Johnnys Kitchen. Friends hosted her rst major fundraiser, Pilau, Pies and Pews, which sold homemade pilau, plenty of pies and church pews that had been painted by local artists. They raised $2,000the seed money needed to get Pie in the Sky o the ground. That was in the fall of 2009. Guiriba explained, We baked and sold pies out of that storefront for over three years. Now we just sell our pies at fundraisers and special events. But those rst few years people drove from all over to buy our pies! Since then, funding has come from many di erent sources. Guiriba states that when people hear their story, they give. Christs Church of Serenada Beach recently joined their ranks and have committed to have funding for food for the Wednesday food bank, which is Pie in the Skys largest ongoing project. They purchase $600 worth of food from Second Harvest Food Bank and ll the tables in the cafeteria of the old elementary school with the goods. They host regular clients who come each week who are thrilled to have fresh meat and vegetables to cook at home. Some have even created an outreach program of their own, telling about friends and neighbors who cant come to the food bank themselves. So they have clients delivering to those shut-ins in the area and this really makes them feel good about themselves! Migrant farm workers are a large minority group in this segment of St. Johns County and we are pleased to help them have a better quality of life, states Guiriba. They are folks that fall through the cracks in our society. We make sure they are taken care of if they have health issues, housing needs are met and we have even Pie in the Sky is not just another agencyBy Donna Keathleypurchased bus tickets to help them get back home. Thats what I love about Pie in the Skythere are no rigged rules to govern what we can and cant do. We meet folks needs whatever they might be. When asked about where she would be selling her pies next, Guiriba shared, We are partnering with Simple Gestures on Anastasia Boulevard in St. Augustine for a fund raiser on April 13. So we will be there with our Chocolate Chunk Pecan, Blueberry Cream pies and all the rest! So come see us! Malea Guiriba The Garden Club of Switzerland went to Elkton in March to visit Native Gardens. It was a fun outing and our hostess, Renee Stambaugh, gave an excellent presentation regarding the planting and care of native plants. We are excited about our monthly meeting at Alpine Groves Park on April 11 at 10:00 a.m. We will be preparing for our third annual Crafts for Kids which is held in conjunction with the popular Bartram Bash. You are invited! For more information, please call 287-9772

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Page 18, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Ross and Ross Accounting and Tax Service Tax Preparation Quickbooks Setup/Training 287-3737Saint Johns, FL 32259-6299 www.rossandross.com Qui File your taxes through our website! JULINGTON CREEK 904.209.13202758 Racetrack Rd. Publix Plantation PlazaTues~Fri : 9am-8pm Sat : 9am-7pmST. AUGUSTINE BEACH 904.461.95521089 A1A Beach Blvd. Anastasia Publix PlazaMon : 12-8pm Tues~Fri : 9am-8pm Sat : 9am-7pm 04.21.13 : EARTH DAY CUT~athon! $20 services (THIS DAY ONLY) 12~6pm 05.04.13 : RELAY FOR LIFE 12~6pmAT BARTRAM TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL See our Artists Working on Stage! Get a Haircut, Purple Feather, Nail Polish and Eyeshadow with a Donation! 30-minute Haircuts, Manicures or Pedicures (at both locations) Massage, & Facials (at St. Augustine location only) Appointments or Walk-ins Welcome! All proceeds go to Keeping our ST. JOHNS RIVER HEALTHY. Did you know that April is stress awareness month? Worry, anxiety and stress can be more than distractions. Continually replaying in your mind daily problems and fears can a ect your mental, physical and spiritual health. By controlling your attention as you meditate, you begin to feel more relaxed and at peace. And this peacefulness usually lasts far beyond the meditation itself, so that when stress appears hours later, you have the psychic resources to de ect it. Baptist South Senior Chaplain Ed Wilder says, It is so easy to become lulled into constantly The sanctuary of Celebration Lutheran Church on Roberts Road was converted for the day of March 15 into Christs Cupboard Caf. It was all the work of the many volunteers who help throughout the year to see that Christs Cupboard is open and helping those in our neighborhood that are in need of food for the table. The volunteers cooked up a delicious Italian pasta lunch for the representatives of the many organizations who throughout the year have food drives and make donations taking advantage of local grocery stores buy-one-get-one sales. With a lighthearted chuckle, Christs Cupboard Food Pantry director Diane Conklin welcomed the diners by saying, We only used pasta beyond the expiration dates. Pastor Rev. Jason Lane gave a very moving explanation as to how Give us our daily bread from the Lords Prayer applies to the work that Christs Cupboard does for our fellow neighbors and each of us. The annual luncheon is held to thank neighborhood organizations such as Bartram Trail Newcomers Club, Curves, Faith Community Church, Fruit Cove Baptist Church, Geneva Presbyterian Church, Helping Hands of Eleven-year-old Julington Creek Elementary student Ben Malone really enjoys shing! He started shing with his dad last summer and has caught some pretty big sh in St. Johns, including Asian Carp and cat sh with hot dog buns rolled into bread balls for bait. He has also caught bass with a plastic blue worm on 12-pound line. The power of meditationBy Contributing Writer Kristin Mackery, Coordinator, Community Relations and Volunteers, Baptist Medical Center Southreacting to external stimuli and multiple daily tasks. Meditation is a way of appreciating and extending grace to ourselves in the middle of hectic routines. Meditation allows you to become more awake and more deliberate about your actions, says the Arthritis Foundation. It teaches you how to respond rather than react to situations. Medical science has used meditation as a part of treatment for many conditions. Among some of the bene ts of meditation: lower blood pressure, decreased pain, improved function of the immune system, and improved mood and brain function. There are a number of theories about how meditation may improve physical and mental health. One hypothesis is that it reduces activity of the sympathetic nervous system, leading to a slower heart rate, lower blood pressure, slower breathing and muscle relaxation. Types of meditation can be grouped into three categories: Mindfulness, which zeroes in on thoughts and images as they appear to you. Concentrative, which focuses on breathing, repeating a phrase or sound or contemplating certain imagery. Transcendental, which develops a balance of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of a person. Although meditation sounds simple, it takes discipline to remain still in body and mind, blocking out the world around you and quieting your thoughts, the foundation says. You also need to practice at least 20 minutes a day to get the most out of your meditation. Wilder says, Developing a new discipline can be very challenging. It may be more realistic to aim for just ve minutes of meditation a day for the rst few weeks and gradually expand your goal. Christs Cupboard recognizes donors at luncheonBy Karl KennellSt. Johns, JCP CARES, Knights of Columbus Switzerland Council, Mandarin United Methodist Church, Newcomers of St. Johns County and Swiss Cove Community Church. And in addition to these organizations, there are over 16 volunteers who regularly sort the many donations that help keep Christs Cupboard stocked. Christs Cupboard began in March 2008 helping those in need, when the social ministry of Celebration Lutheran Church recognized a need in the community. They decided to put the statement Sharing the Love of Christ by Word and Deed into practice. Thus Christs Cupboard Community Food Bank opened its doors to those who are in need. Pastor Rev. Lane re ected to the diners at the luncheon, We rejoice in the work of Christs Cupboard. Here we see good at work caring for those in need. It is a testament to our neighborhood to see so many volunteers and groups across denominations helping Christs Cupboard Food Bank. The food bank is located at Celebration Lutheran Church at 810 Roberts Road. Just look for the little black and white sign on the mailbox on Roberts Road simply announcing Food Bank Open.

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 19 #1 ROOFING CONTRACTOR C. Sterling Quality Roofing, Inc. $500 OFF for a complete reroof Call Now for FREE ESTIMATES 904-908-4996 www.roofjacksonville.comCCC057991Specializing in Customer Satisfaction Since 1983Integrity, professionalism, Security . Not Just a Roof! f f f f f f or a $ $ $ $ Celebrating our 30th year in business! Oil Change & Rotation $19.99 $20 Off All Alignments $30 Off any Brake Job05-05-13 After spending a morning at our local shopping Mecca, I came home with some notes for myself that I will share with you Fashionable Florida Friends (FFFs). These little ideas are to help me not look like a Little Old Lady (LOL) this spring! First I must put something oral in my wardrobe, whether it is a pair of oral jeans or The Bartram Trail Newcomers and Womens Club installation luncheon will be held at River City Brewing Company, located at 835 Museum Circle in Jacksonville, on Tuesday, May 14. The luncheon starts at 11:00 a.m. and the cost is $25. Entre choices are either chicken piccata or tilapia with mango salsa. A check must be received by Wednesday, May 1 and no walk-ins will be permitted. Information on where to send a check is on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/BartramTrail.Newcomers.WomensClub or contact Kathy Chadwick at 230-9770. This will be the last meeting until September. The Bartram Trail Newcomers Club meets the second Tuesday of every month from September to May. In addition to the monthly meetings, the club has a wide variety of interest groups. There are various card groups (bridge and pennies from heaven), golf, recipe club, special event outings, game day (chicken train), Bunco, Mah Jongg, two book clubs, lunch and matinee, a nature walk group and community volunteer projects. Some of the activities will continue to meet during the summer. For club information, please contact Vice President of Membership Shirley Bodziak. Her email is Shirley@bodziak. com. The yearly membership fee Fashion UpdateSpring fashions..from boho to blooms!By Donna Keathleya little short dress. The pretty prints in the stores feature blooms of tropical breeds, orchids and the classic s daisies. I saw a dress I know I had back then, a little A-line shift with a black background featuring a white outlined ower with a yellow center. This little number, accessorized with a great yellow cu bracelet (a must have this year), would look great for daytime graduation or bridal luncheon invites. Every dress on the mannequin was layered with a little short sweater. Some were printed or had graphic scenes woven in them picking up the base color of the dress. I will go in my closet and pull apart those sweater sets of the past and utilize the cardigan to copy this new idea! Another note to myself is to buy some colorful printed gauzy scarves to update my solid color dresses; these can be found at the big box stores at great prices, but shop early as they are ying o the shelves. A short tight tting jacket is another layered piece I saw numerous times during my visit to the boutiques. It has an edgy look when used with a slim tting dress; some were solid white and others were denim. Speaking of layering pieces over skinny bottoms, the oversized boyfriend sweater or the shermans large weave top with a cami underneath looks great and would be cool and casual. Of course you musts have chunky jewelry preferably made of plastic to give this look more attitude. Lace and eyelet for daywear is very in and layered over solids for a tone-on-tone look is very smart. Lacy dresses in sweet sherbet hues ll the racks and lace pants with long tunic tops make for a great event ensemble out t this spring. Boho or bohemian 0s madness is back and I love it! Its the best thing in the world to wear in our temps for summer. I spotted sweet white peasant tops to layer over long cotton skirts; it looks fabulous with denim too! White gauzy boho skirts go anywhere anytime, according to what you top them with. Got a beach wedding? Start with that white skirt! Of course boho maxidresses in great prints are a must in Florida; this year some are even strapless. Yeah for boho! All you need is some biggy hoop earrings and you are set to go! I will repeat my last column must have again a hot color pair of skinny denim jeans. These said jeans must be hemmed at a skimmer length that is just above your ankle. This pair of jeans demands a great looking pair of sandals, so happy shopping my FFFs!BT Womens Club to hold May installation luncheonBy Contributing Writer Linda Gomolkais $25. To download a membership form, go to www.facebook. com/BartramTrail.Newcomers. WomensClub.need customers?sales@thecreekline.com The CreekLine Advertise in YOUR Community Newspaper! 287-4913With the help of some Seusstastic students and parents, the third grade classes of Melissa Dillard, Joan Delony and Erica Sa er had a fun- lled day using a common core based approach to honor Dr. Seuss and celebrate Read-Across-America Day. Along with enjoying candygreen eggs while being read to by literacy specialist, Jodi Nason, we used the following books to im-Third grade classes at JCE Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Read-Across-America prove our learning: Theres A Map on My Lap for a social studies latitude and longitude lesson; Theres No Place Like Outer Space for a science lesson on orbits; And a fun Dr. Seussthemed interactive fraction game. Discussing relevant authors with students and sharing in their appreciation is vital to supporting the love of reading. We at Julington Creek love and respect this timehonored pillar of knowledge and look for any and all chances to celebrate our students love of reading. Dr. Seuss Day and ReadAcross-America Day was as enjoyable for the students as it was for the teachers and volunteers!

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Page 20, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Get Ready for Spring!Crown Enclosures, Inc.904-699-6420Crown.E95@aol.com Lic. # CBCO-57500 NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIRS Over 30 years experience: Managerial Accounting Services Contact Jim Taylor at 904.705.1692 Every Child Has the Right to an Education according to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. This law passed and signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987 has been reauthorized over the years but is designed to ensure that homeless children and youth have the right to immediate enrollment; the right to choose what school to attend; the right to transportation; and the right to participate in the same programs and activities as other students. Basically, the children can continue being educated in the school they last attended, have a way to get there and are able to participate in free or reduced meal and other programs. Whether a family is displaced due to loss of housing, economic hardship, a child is await-Hickory Creek Elementary School recently held its fth annual Chili Cooko and Stargazing event. The fun family event was once again a huge success. This year, there were more than 20 participants who entered the chili competition. The PTO spiced up the evening by adding a new winners category for the best chili cooked by a teacher. Everyone who attended had the opportunity to taste all the di erent chili variations. A wide variety of chips, hot dogs, cheeses and sour cream were available to top o the tastings. Congratulations to the 2013 Chili Cook-o Winners: First place: Kim Sylvester Second place: Sherry Kirsche Peoples Choice winner: Lisa Feldner Teacher winner: Allison Moody After the winners were awarded, it was time for the stargazing. This portion of the evening was organized by the third grade team. Approximately 100 third through fth graders and their parents waited in line patiently to view the stars. In spite of the dismal weather forecast, the overcast skies cleared to provide a wonderful view of the heavens, said LaVerne Love, What will the homeless youth of St. Johns County do this summer?By Contributing Writer Meg Balke, JCP CARESing foster care placement or is migratory, the goal of St. Johns County School Districts program is, according to their website, to help each child or youth who are experiencing homelessness, remain in a stable academic environment and assist with referrals and resources while going through this transition. What happens when school lets out for the summer? This program is helpful during the school year for children who, as de ned by the McKinney-Vento Act, lack a xed, regular and adequate nighttime residence, but these children may not be able to attend camp and probably will not be going on vacation, but still need support. We have almost 600 homeless youth who will be out of school for the summer in two months. A Summer Fun program started two years ago by local community charitable organization, JCP CARES, helps to ll this void. The Homeless Student Summer Backpack Program conducts a collection drive for puzzles, books, journals and other items to keep the young minds active during the summer along with toys and non-perishable food items. Backpacks are tailored to speci c age groups and lled with the Summer Fun items. Before the school year ends, the backpacks are delivered to the homeless youth and children. As the homeless population rises, and more children face a lack of shelter, resources and support that let a kid just be a kid become increasingly important. The St. Johns County School District ASSIST (Aid and Support for Students in Sudden Transition) Program, along with community partners such as JCP CARES, provides some assistance. To learn more about the ASSIST program, please visit www.stjohns.k12. .us/depts/student/homeless JCP CARES will have collection boxes in several locations in the St. Johns County community during the month of April. You can nd donation sites at www. jcpcares.org/homeless_student_ summer_backpack_program.A night of stars and spice at Hickory CreekBy Contributing Writer Laurie Argott Principal Dr. Paul Goricki with Kim Sylvester, rst place winner and Sharmain Powell, committee chairpersonthird grade teacher at Hickory Creek. Three members from Astronomy Public Outreach Education, Inc. brought their high powered telescopes for the viewing. The stargazers were rewarded with views of Jupiter along with four of its moons, a detailed view of the moon with its craters and a glimpse into Orions Nebula, where stars are born. While the older children were outside stargazing, the younger children had the opportunity to participate in science related activities provided by Seeking Sitters. Thank you to everyone who attended this activity and to all volunteers who helped make it such a success.

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 21 April & May Savings Visit the Store or our Website for Details 450 State Road 13 at Race Track, Next to Publix www.wbu.com/jacksonvilleEnjoy Beauty & Song this Spring Fields Cadillac Call me for all of your automotive needs!Jim Seery WGV Resident Sales/Leasing Consultant New and Preowned375 Outlet Mall Blvd. Saint Augustine, FL 32084 904-823-3000 ext. 1030 781-206-7315 jim.seery@eldsauto.com www.eldscadillac.comAsk about our Fields Matters Amenities ( 904 ) 826-6880 Whether you need to know the market value of your home or need a question answered about residential real estate, O.H.M. Real Estate provides all your real estate needs: Buying Selling LeasingHire a real estate consultant skillful in market valuation, marketing, and negotiation. Broker/ Owner Todays market is much different than the way things were done in the past. Most people shopping for a home today will look to the internet for home information. When potential buyers search online they are imagining themselves living in the home and the community the home is located in. One of the best ways to advertise your home online is to tell a story about your home and the community it is in. This allows the potential buyer to picture living Panache, a St. Augustine and Julington Creek company with Aveda Lifestyle Stores, Salons and Spa will hold a fundraiser to bene t St. Johns Riverkeeper on Sunday, April 21 from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m. The annual Cut-a-thon for the Earth events will be held at the store in Julington Creek on Race Track Road as well as the St. Augustine Beach store. Panache owner Kristy Weeks and her sta have committed to a day of $20 mens, womens and childrens haircuts, manicures, express pedicures, facials, massage, chair massage and waxing services. The 45-minute appointments may be scheduled in advance and walk-ins are welcome. All event proceeds will be donated to the St. Johns Riverkeeper, a local non-pro t that works on behalf of the community for clean and healthy waters in the St. Johns River. According to Weeks, Aveda has raised over $20 million in Earth Month donations. The hair stylists from the Panache locations in St. Augustine and Julington Creek will be donating their time and expertise during the cut-a-thon. Families are invited to the event and participate in a kid-friendly crafts project. There will also be a bake sale and ra e tickets to win Panache gift cards and Aveda Light the Way Earth Month Candles. The candles are 100 percent organic and inspired by a village in Madagascar where more than 4,000 people have bene ted from two clean water projects. Show what its like to live in your homeBy Contributing Writer Denise Bash May, Realtorin the home. It will also help the potential buyer to determine if the community is right for their family. St. Johns County o ers many di erent communities and options for potential buyers; it can be confusing when looking for a home, school, churches, shopping and sport arenas. The seller can help paint a picture by providing a testimonial about how their family uses the home and the community. This will make your listing stand out online and generate more interest. Living in a home is what property ads should be selling. So I suggest putting pictures of the current homeowner on the property yers and home books enjoying their home. What better way to show potential buyers what it would be like to live in a home than by putting people in the photos, enjoying themselves? Lets say your home has a phenomenal view from a balcony or deck. Shoot a photo showing you and your family gazing o at the scenery, enjoying the tranquility, catching some sun or making use of the outdoor space. This allows the potential buyer to imagine his or her family doing the same. Web ads showing the front of house, bedrooms etc., is important and providing a testimonial of how the seller enjoys the home gives life to a property for sale. Personal pictures are not allowed on the MLS website. By allowing the potential buyer to see their family enjoying the home on a yer or home book will give life to a property for sale; allowing the prospective buyers to match the picture to what it will be like living in a home. This may seem like a different approach and it is. My experience in working with buyers is that they rst want to know more about the living space and how it will t their needs. Showing them how to enjoy a home is much more effective and will get your home sold sooner and for potentially more money. For additional information, please contact denisebash@ yahoo.com.Salon to host upcoming fundraisers Additionally, on Saturday, May 4, Panache will participate in a local Relay for Life event which supports The American Cancer Societys activities in the area to battle the disease which a ects thousands of Americans every day. Speci cally, Weeks and her team will be at Bartram Trail High School from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. while working on stage. Anyone may participate and receive a haircut, purple feather, nail polish and eye shadow application for a donation. For more than 25 years, Weeks and her team of awardwinning salon and spa sta members have participated in a wide variety of community service activities to give back to the community and worldwide environmental initiatives. We continue to be fortunate in our lives and give back to those in need and to our planet with a dedicated team of professionals and supportive customers, Weeks said. 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Page 22, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com 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 8448or 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: Jacksonvilles Largest Upscale Consignment Store H Yogurt Motion Buy One Get One 50% Off *Equal or lessor valueYogurt Your Way! 610-2220 Delicious low fat Yogurt with Huge Topping Selection Also oering Smoothies and traditional frozen treats The annual Mill Creek Open golf tournament enjoyed great success. The amazing weather Boy Scout Troop 225 of Fruit Cove recently celebrated its Winter Court of Honor, an awards recognition ceremony celebrating individual scout rank advancements and merit badges earned. More than 15 scouts in Troop 225 received awards. One of the highlights of the evening was the recognition of seven Boy Scouts from Troop 225 who earned the Eagle A message from the St. Johns River Water Management District...During Eastern Daylight Time, residential lawn watering is limited to two days per week: Homes with odd number addresses: Wed./Sat. Homes with even number addresses: Thurs./Sun. Nonresidential properties: Tues./Fri Restrictions apply to water from private wells and pumps as well as public and private utilities. Water for no more than one hour per zone Water only when needed and not between 10 AM and 4 PMwater less Visit www. oridaswater.com Boy Scout Troop 225 celebrates Winter Court of HonorScout rank in 2012 the Centennial year of Scouting for Boy Scouts of America (BSA.) Those Scouts were Jordan Cain, Bobby DeRenzo, Jacob Emerson, Ryan Harty, Andrew Knuppel, Matt Lightbody and Tim Roche. Since being founded in 1989, Troop 225 has guided more than 50 Boy Scouts to the prestigious Eagle Scout rank the highest rank level for the Boy Scouts of America. Troop 225 has consistently had one of the highest percentage rates in the BSAs North Florida District for boys who earned the Eagle Scout rank. Troop 225 also encourages participation among its senior scouts in the BSAs Order of the Arrow the Boy Scouts honor society that is dedicated to community service. Additionally, Troop 225 has an active Venture Crew a scout group that is open to boys and girls who are 14 years of age or older. Troop 225 also participates in many community service activities, such as Friends of the Library (a monthly volunteer opportunity where the scouts can earn community service hours), Relay for Life (American Cancer Society fundraiser), North Florida BSA Council activities such as Special Needs Camporee and many more. Troop 225 o ers monthly campouts for its scouts, so they can earn outdoor camping requirements for rank advancements. In 2013, Troop 225s summer camp adventure will be at Camp Loll in Wyoming, at Yellowstone National Park. Boy Scout Troop 225 is chartered by Geneva Presbyterian Church and is led by Scoutmaster Tony Pionessa. Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has been the nations foremost program of character development and values-based leadership training for youth. The program encourages youth to pursue their special interests, make new friends, develop leadership skills, and give back to their community. Scouting annually serves the needs of nearly 5 million youth. Learn more about scouting at www. scouting.org.Mill Creek Elementary School NewsBy Contributing Writer Wendi Brothers Event chair Scott Mitchell with golfer Mike Robie at the annual Mustang Open golf tournamentwas matched by the amazing work of all the volunteers that helped make this event come together. The event chair, Scott Mitchell, did a wonderful job coordinating all of the business sponsors, golfers and volunteers. Committee members Stacie Southall, Matt Steinhour and Natalie Steinhour all contributed to the success of the tournament. Major business sponsors were Craig Dewhurst, State Farm Insurance Agency, Tropical Smoothie and Flagler Hospital. McDonalds also took part by donating water. The winners of the golf tournament were Rick Watson, Craig Dewhurst, Doug Aird, Tom VanEimeren, Chris Snow, Mike Southall and Adam Deli. Congratulations to Paige Neal and the music program at MCE. Music teacher Neal received a check for $1000 to purchase instruments for the music program at Mill Creek. The grant came from Davidson Realitys program Davidson Cares. This grant is another great example of the community supporting the success of the students. Teachers enjoyed a delicious St. Pattys Day lunch from The Spot Caf. Teacher Appreciation chair, Laurie Brengle, coordinated a special lunch for the teachers and sta to enjoy on St. Patricks Day. The food was catered by The Spot Caf. This was just one of the many events Brengle puts together for all our wonderful teachers at MCE. Recycling is paying o in dollars earned for the school at MCE. Shortly after the school year started, a drive to collect empty juice pouches was launched. The total to date is 130,044 pouches collected, with a cash value of $539.40. Among other activities to raise money for the school are Target Red Card holders this has raised $591.64 with 64 participants, Woodys BBQ Spirit Night raised $160 and our Box Top collection has exceeded the yearly goal with a total of $1,319.80 earned. School support is not just measured in dollars collected. Even though the majority of the school year has already been experienced there are still a lot of activities going on. It is never too late to get involved and volunteer at MCE. The success of any school can only be achieved through community involvement. Opportunities large and small are always in need of helping hands. The county volunteer clearance takes only a few minutes and Pam Harris at the front desk can guide you through. Dont miss out on the adventure of taking part in the success of a child.

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Page 24, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com 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 11945 San Jose Blvd, Bldg. 400 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Now seeing patients in our Baptist South Location.Gynecological Care New age bio identical hor mone replacement therapy Sekine, Rasner & Brock of Jacksonville oers Womens Health Care for all ages!Everything a woman needs in one visit including examination, mammography and lab assement.In-Oce Procedures Nexplanon Obstetrical Care Ultrasound Call TODAY for an appointment! The Julington Creek Loggerhead Aquatics (JCLA) swim team had strong showings in four championship meets that marked the end of the 2012-2013 swimming short course season. Thirteen Loggerhead swimmers traveled to the Florida Swimming Senior Championships held in Orlando in February. This prestigious meet attracts the fastest 15 to 18-year-old swimmers in the state of Florida. Highlights at the championship included 16-year-old Dani Gordons eighth place nishes in the 100 and 200 yard breastroke events. New JCLA team records were set by Julianna Pettinger in the 50 and 200 yard backstroke and by Dani Gordon in the 400 IM. Eleven Loggerhead seniors also participated in the highly competitive USA Swimming Southern Zone Sectional Champs at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale on March 14 through 17. JCLA medal winners at Sectionals were Dani Gordon and Julianna Pettinger. Loggerhead age group swimmers had their top championship meet on March 7 through 10 at the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships (FLAGS) in Sarasota. This year JCLA had 34 swimmers qualify for the FLAGS meet The West Point Society of North Florida Founders Day Banquet took place March 16 at the San Jose Country Club. The Founders Day Celebration is in recognition of the 211th Anniversary of the founding of The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York on March 16, 1802. Pictured are Bobby Brown, West Point Liaison and 2000 graduate; Colonel Alan M. Dodd, Commander and District Engineer of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District; Marshall Malone; Brendon Gregory; new cadet candidates Allison Gregory and Jonathan Smith; and Karlos Febas-Traphagen.The Wards Creek family is back from Spring Break and ready for school. Hope everyone had a great time. We are glad youre back! We are busy with plans for our Leadership Festival to be held on Friday, May 17. Please mark the date. We will have bounce houses, rock wall climbing, obstacle courses and many wonderful baskets to be ra ed. More details coming next month. Reminder to parents of third, fourth and fth grade students: Loggerheads shine at championship meetsBy Contributing Writer Lorraine Herreroscompared to 25 last year. Loggerhead 11-12 girls achieved an awesome seventh place overall age group score, with the relay team of Summer Stan eld, Abbey Ellis, Megan Arnold and Anna Gapinski racing to second place nishes in both the 400 yard freestyle and 400 yard medley relays. In addition, Loggerheads set 11 new team records at FLAGS. Megan Arnold broke the prior team records in the 11-12 girls 1,000, 500 and 200 yard freestyle events and also in the 200 IM. Lauren Johnson set new JCLA records in the girls 13-14 100 and 200 yard butter y events. Eleanor Pollitt swam to new team records in the girls 13-14 200 yard backstroke and 400 IM. Jane Wadhams smashed the team records in the girls 13-14 500 and 1,000 yard freestyle, and Isaiah Thompson raced to a new Loggerhead record in the 9-10 boys 100 yard breaststroke. Way to go, Loggerhead age groupers! To top o the championship season, on March 16 and 17, over 100 Loggerhead swimmers worked together to bring home the second place team trophy at the 2013 Area 1 and 4 Spring Championships at Cecil Field in Jacksonville. Congratulations! After a well-deserved week o for spring break, JCLA swimmers have eagerly resumed training for the 2013 long course swim season. Watch for more Loggerhead successes in the months to come!Wards Creek updateBy Contributing Writer Ricke Ricciardelli, Corresponding Secretary, Wards Creek PTOFCAT testing begins Monday, April 15. Please check with Sarah Renfrow at WCES if you are available to proctor a classroom. Also on our agenda is fth grade graduation. The 2012-2013 graduating class will be the rst to have attended WCES all the way from kindergarten through fth grade. We are sad to see them leave and proud of their accomplishments. This month we salute all our fth graders. Go Warriors!Spring has sprung at Alpine Groves Park and Friends of Alpine Park is busy sprucing up the Bennett Butter y garden and preparing to take part in the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Departments annual Bartram Bash. The Bartram Bash is a celebration of Earth Day and William Bartrams birthday and takes place on April 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the park.Friends is excited to be invited to take part in this fun, family event. In preparation for the Bash, the group is meeting on April 13 at 9:00 a.m. in front of the Farmhouse for a general Friends of Alpine Park updateBy Contributing Writer Jennifer Yarbrough, President, Friends of Alpine Parkmeeting, then working around the park. If you are interested in joining the group, please come out to the meeting. If you would like to work around the park, you must be an o cial St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Volunteer; email friendsofalpinepark@gmail.com for more information. The Friends of Alpine Parks mission is to preserve and enhance the natural beauty and history of the park and they are always looking for new members who share their vision, nd their email above or Like them on Facebook

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 25 NEW LOCATION 100 Marketside Avenue Suite 305 904 825 4525 904 287 9137 ? Sharokh Kapadia, OD, FAAO Diane L. Kapadia, OD Alissa Alterman, OD Lenka Champion, MD Convenient Appointments Before & After Work or School! Call today for your FREE consultation! FREEEstimates Measuring and Installation. 904 886 0163 We Bring The Store To You! Spring Shutter Special10% OFFany of our quality productsOer expires. 4/30/13 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. Lic. #W-32 yo u C all the W ate r T reatmen t Compan y J acksonvill e h as trusted f or over 2 0 Years. S Call the Water Treatment Company Jacksonville has trusted for over 20 years. Nease High School held its annual talent show on March 15 and after a night of music and the arts, the school is swelling with pride for its very own talented students. With acts ranging from dance routines to short lms, the talent show was a unique success and an example of the artistic air found at the school. Talent shows are a classic part of high school culture and provide students and faculty alike with a newfound pride in their school and its students. Diane Gabriel was one of the many students who attended the event in March and believes that talent shows are crucial in High School tradition. When she was asked what talent shows really brought to the school, Gabriel thought for a moment before pointing out that a high school talent show is essentially an opportunity for students to express themselves in a way that is individual and artistic. It just shows that people Looking to enhance or revitalize or update your yard with vibrant, colorful plants and owers? Then mark your calendars for the upcoming 18th annual Flower and Garden Expo to be held on Saturday, April 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center. A popular event in NE Florida, the Flower and Garden Expo will delight gardeners of all ages with growers, nurseries and artisans from around the state o ering shoppers every item to make your garden all it can be! This years show features a variety of vendors bringing a wide array of horticulture including herbs, ferns, succulents, citrus, African violets, anthuriums (the love ower), colorful owering plants, butter y plants, native plants and more plus gardening accessories and art. Everything needed to restart and enhance gardens will be available at the Expo. There will be a lecture series both days with door prizes at each lecture. Topics include Wings, Worms and Wonders of the Garden a kid friendly lecture, as well as lectures on composting, new plant trends, the best trees for our area and more. The Garden Club of St. Augustine will be presenting their annual Flower and Horticulture show with the theme of Southern Exposure: The Literary South. Working under the same theme will be the beautiful quilt show sponsored by the Piece Makers Guild.Nease HappeningsPanther Pride all around following NHS Talent Show By Samuel Wright, Nease Studentdont need to be in chorus or drama class to still express themselves or showcase their talent. In groups like band and chorus they [the students] are limited to what everyone else is doing, but in talent shows they have a chance to perform as individuals and be themselves, Gabriel shared. The sense of individuality that Gabriel mentioned was strongly represented in the talent show at Nease, as a majority of the acts were completely original. Katie McDermott, for example, choreographed an entire dance routine and executed it gracefully and Holly Scheib shocked the audience with beautiful vocals as she sang an original song that she had written. Scheib placed second in the top three talents as judged by a panel. Even a student band, the Tollers shared their music with Nease and won rst place with their performance. The variety of acts was cool, continued Gabriel. I think its important to notice not just the quality but the quantity of di erent talents. This variety of talents was showcased especially by the short lm Progression, directed and produced by Daniel Schramm and Alison Zador. The short lm tells a story of a young man and woman who fall in love through fate albeit against the odds. This short lm exempli ed a di erent facet of the arts and was certainly unique. The lm placed second overall and would be showcased later in march by Daniel and Alison as well as some classmates in a Los Angeles lm festival. For many performers, such as Gaby Greenwald, it was their rst time performing on a high school stage and a brand new experience. I thought it was a really great experience, it was nervewracking but once I sat at the piano and took a deep breath it just felt like I was at home playing music. It was fun, honestly, she shared. Greenwald sang Skinny Love by Birdy in a beautiful display of vocals and her own accompaniment on the piano. I really enjoy playing [the piano accompaniment]. Its just a really pretty song and the words are really really beautiful. I love the words, Greenwald re ected on her performance and choice of song. Greenwald not only performed herself, but had the opportunity to view her fellow performers acts. I thought they were great. Its not like there were re jugglersmainly just dances and stu but I think we have a lot of talent at the school and we did really well. Some people are found at talent shows and it brings a lot of pride to the school. This pride continues to reverberate around the Nease High School campus as students will have trouble forgetting the amazing talent at Nease that was displayed in March on a night to remember. Mark your calendars for An EPIC Celebration of Spring Flower and ExpoTickets are $5 for a twoday pass and children under 11 admitted free. There is plenty of free parking on site. Patrons at the Expo can also use their Expo ticket for discounts at local attractions such as the St. Augustine Historic Walking Tour and Marineland. In addition, the Expo pass will get patrons into EPICs A Taste of St. Augustine on April 27. At the Expo, food and beverages will be available for purchase both days. To get to the Flower and Garden Expo-from Interstate 95, take exit #318, head west on State Road 16, immediate left on County Road 208 and the next left on Agricultural Drive to the end of road. The address is 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Proceeds will bene t EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, serving St. Johns County families for over 39 years. Please call 829-3295 or visit www.epicbh.org for more information.

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Page 26, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Faith News like us on Facebook I want cremation.$650Flagler Memorial Cremation Society669-1809 A CONNECTING CHURCH Our Sunday Services Traditional Worship 8:30am Sunday School 9:45am Contemporary Worship 11:00amwww.switzerlandcommunitychurch.org How often do your children mumble their answer to your please pick up your room request across the house instead of walking over and answering you? Or, worse, do you see an indi erent shrug in response to your query? Communication is part of everyones daily lifefrom tiny tots throwing tantrums to young adults negotiating for time with the car. May I convince you to teach your children Biblical communication from their earliest moments? Lay a foundation of respect that will last a lifetime. Biblical communication, broadly de ned, is interacting in a way that seeks to build one another up and encourage each other to grow in godliness. Its pointing your loved ones toward Jesus, not demanding everyone to focus their attention on pleasing you. Its living out 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 on challenging days where youre teaching, training and correcting all day long. Ive found that while its easy to say our family communicates with respect, living out patience, humility and kindness in the tough moments requires resolve and a lot of grace. One means of grace that helps me make good parenting decisions in tense moments is boundaries weve created long beforewhen The Temple is proud to host its second annual Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival. More than 600 people attended last years event and another large crowd is expected for this years event, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 5. Were very excited that so many vendors (about 15 thus far) of Jewish food in Jacksonville will be o ering samples of their gastronomical delights this year, said Betty Rohan, one of the co-chairs of this years event. Brisket sliders, corned beef, hot dogs, matzah ball soup, pickles, bagels, lox, kugel and macaroons will be available for sampling by all attendees. Other types of Jewish foods are also expected to be available. There is still room for a few more, said Michelle Pargman, the events other co-chair. But we would recommend that they let us know right away, because space on the sampling oor is limited and lling up fast. Last years festival featured a kugel contest, which was won by Nancy Ebert. This years San Juan del Rio welcomes you to join us for our fth annual Spring Auction, to be held on April 27 at Renaissance World Golf Village. Events include dinner, silent and live auction, ra es, a DJ and cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person until April 21; after April 21 they are $60. This event is for those who are 21 and over and formal attire is requested. Opportunities to donate for the auction and ticket information can be found at http://sanjuandelriospringauction.shutter y.As part of the celebration of Geneva Presbyterian Churchs 25 year anniversary, the church will be hosting a Walk Thru the Bible seminar. The seminar will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 and will end at 4:00 p.m. This remarkable program brings the Bible to life in a very interactive and unique way. The program makes the bible relevant to contemporary times and has proven to be a blessing to all who have attended. An early enrollment fee of $25 per person has been set; af-com/ Proceeds bene t the San Juan del Rio parish. NSJC Young Life invites you to join us for the third annual Young Life Race for Kids 5k walk/run to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Nocatee beginning 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. 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. Visit www. younglife.org for more information. Register now for the 5k race for $25 ($30 after April 1, 2013) by visiting www.YLRaceForKids.com. Sponsorships and in kind donations are still welcomed, but call quickly for business and sponsor recognition!Take a walk...change the world ter April 13 the fee is $30. This fee includes a light lunch, quali- ed baby sitting services and materials needed for the class. If you would like to learn more about the program, please visit www.walkthru.org/hosehome. Or you may call the church o ce at 287-4865 for more information. Geneva Presbyterian church is a small, caring Christ centered group of Christians who have carried on 25 years of a mission focused program. The church is located at 1755 State Road 13 in Switzerland.Purposeful ParentingCommunication tips for youBy Allie Olsenmy hubby and I had time to think through issues clearly, not in the heat of the moment. One rule we have in our home is if you cant see my eyes, I cant hear you. When the children shout a question or response across the house, it sounds disrespectful and leaves a lot of room for misunderstanding. Carrying on conversations when were eye-to-eye keeps our communication respectful and between the intended partiesno siblings chiming in! In our family, if moms on the phone or talking to someone else, in order to get her attention I put my hand on her shoulder, 16-year-old Kayly told me. She puts her hand over mine to acknowledge that Im there so I dont have to verbally interrupt. Having these boundaries dont make Kayly feel restricted. She said they make me feel empowered and it also gives me the opportunity to respect Mom. It allows me to honor her and still accomplish whatever I need to get done. A verse I share with my younger children regularly is, Love overlooks a multitude of sins. This comes into play when they want to tattle about little nitpicky things. Of course I always want them to come to me when they need me. But Im also encouraging them to love their siblings enough to forgive. This keeps the atmosphere of our home positive and encouraging. At least thats our goal; I hope to get there some day! I asked local students how their families encourage respectful communication. Heres what they shared: Since we have a big house, we have a dinner bell so we dont have to yell. Julie, age nine. Try not to mumbleno one can understand you! Kennedy does that a lot. Mary, age 11 My parents ask questions. Over dinner, my Dad will ask questions of us girls like how was your day? Whatd you learn in math? Very simple questions that make us talk... then the problem is getting us to stop. Victoria, 14-year-old sister of ve girls. Invitethe community to your House of Worshipeditor@thecreekline.comSecond annual Jewish Food Festival scheduled for May 5By Contributing Writer Andrew Ocean, Congregation Ahavath Chesed cooking contest is called Bubbes Bake O bubbe is Yiddish for grandmother. The deadline to enter the cooking contest is April 26. Completely new this year is the LChaim wine wall. For $18, attendees purchase a numbered cork and each cork goes with a random bottle. There will be a large variety of wines, with values ranging from a few bucks to hundreds of dollars. There is signi cance behind the cork cost the Hebrew letters in Chai (which is part of Lchaim) add up to the number 18. The festival is Temples largest fund-raiser and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsoring or anything else about the festival, please visit www.TheTempleJacksonville.org. Family Bingo for Books Saturday, April 13 2 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library Looking for fun for the whole family? Grab the kids and play Bingo for Books! Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Library! The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 27 1004 State Road 13( 0.2 mi South JCP entrance ) Richard M. Oglesby, D.V.M.Constanze Goricki, Dr.med.vet287-5570M-F 8 AM 6 PM Sat 8 AM Noon Greenbriar Animal Hospital We Celebrate The HumanPet Bond ITS HERE!THE K LASER!FINALLY PAIN FREE ...DRUG FREE THERAPY! Reintroduce Your Pet To Activity! First, we have an announcement from the current president of the LPA PTO: Currently, LPA PTO is seeking volunteers for the 20132014 PTO board. We have many great volunteers who give up much of their free time to work for us and our school. To all of you I am grateful! Some of these volunteers have agreed to do it again next year, but some are ready for a break. Are you ready to step in? Maybe you know you want to help, but arent sure how. We have a complete listing of all PTO board positions and a brief description on the PTO page of the LPA website. Openings for next year include the Executive Board, Meet the Artist, Spiritwear, Gala, Hospitality and many more. We are already working on the 2013-2014 calendar and I would love to see some new faces help us accomplish everything we have planned. We have positions to t most situations. Please contact me or any of the Executive Board members to discuss these opportunities. Thank you to everyone who makes LPA PTO a success! Cathy Richter President LPA PTO The PTO is proud to announce that we have surpassed our goal of earning $3000 from Box Tops for Education. Our wonderful students, teachers and parents have been turning in Box Tops all year and we did it! This money will be used in the future to purchase shade for our outdoor eating area that all students and sta can use. We are $3000 closer to this goal. Lets see how much more we can earn by the end of the school year! To learn more about Box Tops for Education, go to www.btfe.com. Meet the Artist is in its third session and students will learn about various painters and different painting techniques. In session one, students learned about mixed media and session two focused on drawing and self-portraits. Now that the focus is on painting; the students will get to try painting in a similar style to the painter they are studying in this session. Each grade level will focus on a di erent artist and their works as follows: Kindergarten, Georgia OKeefe; rst grade, Vincent Van Gogh; second grade, Marc Chagall; third grade, Claude Monet; fourth grade, Georges Seurat; and fth grade, Pal Klee. FCAT testing for third through eighth grade students will be held April 15 through April 26. This year LPAs fth through seventh grade students will also be participating in online assessments during Welcome to spring at Liberty PinesBy Contributing Writer Stephanie Bradford Jason Padgett shows off his DaVinci.both morning and afternoon sessions. Parents will want to check the schedule below for dates and times. Please make sure your child is well rested, eats a good breakfast and arrives at school on time prior to each day of testing. Our students are ready to demonstrate their best! Liberty Pines Academy FCAT testing dates: Monday, April 15: Grades 3-5 Reading; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grades 6-8 Math Tuesday, April 16: Grades 3-5 Reading; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grades 7-8 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Wednesday, April 17: Grades 3-4 Math; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grade 5 Science; Grades 7-8 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Thursday, April 18: Grades 3-4 Math; no volunteers until 12:00 noon. Grade 5 Science; Grade 8 Science. Friday No Testing Monday, April 22: Grade 6 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Tuesday, April 23: Grade 6 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Wednesday No Testing Thursday, April 25: Grade 5 Math; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Friday, April 26: Grade 5 Math; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Everybody reads The CreekLineShouldnt your ad be included?287-4913 Congratulations to the CBC Riverhawks 9U Grey team, who went undefeated and won the USSSA North Florida Super NIT 9U Open Division in Lake City, March 1 through 3.

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Page 30, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Community MarketplaceAttention Small Businesses!!!For just $39 per issue you can reach 23,000+ addresses (min. of 6 issues) Call 886-4919 today! The CreekLine Marketplace ads!886-4919 Help WantedLooking to rent pool space, off 210/Greenbriar Rd/Roberts Rd area for swim lessons, this summer: June & July only for just a few hours per day, and two days per week. Will pay rent or exchange for free swim lessons for use of pool. Please contact: 260-1836 Swimming Safari Swim School Pool cleaner to maintain residential customer accounts. 1 year experience required. Pool service and repair technician. 2 years experience in all aspects of pool repair cleaning, and renovation. Must have valid clean driving record and pass background test.Please respond to r.schmitz@ comcast.net with applicable work history or a resume. Andy On Call is looking for independent contractors to partner with our company. We provide lead information, schedule appointments, accept credit cards. Looking for someone who has carpentry, drywall, tile, wood ooring, ceramic tile skills, painting, stucco, siding ability and experience. The person we hire does not need to have all the mentioned skills. Please call 904-213-8701. Gymnastics, tumbling teacher needed. Experience prefer. Part time. send resume or about yourself to info@markspivak.com Looking for a part time experienced, motivated person with at least 2 yrs of tree and lawn maintaince experience Must have drivers license and transportation Send resumes to Snipstree@ comcast.net Swimming Safari Swim School is looking to hire part time instructors to teach swim lessons over the summer at locations through out Jacksonville. Our program teaches students of all ages, from infants to adults, how to become Safe, Con dent, and Comfortable in the water. We are looking for applicants that enjoy working with kids, responsible, reliable, and out going. No previous swim lesson instructor experience is required. Our training for the summer season will start in April and last for about a month. All instructors are required to have C.P.R. and First Aid training through the American Red Cross by the time they nish training. If you are interested in becoming a Swimming Safari Instructor please submit your resume via email to swim @swimmingsafari.com Full time directors -Part time teachers-HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER seeks multi-task individuals who are con dent, high energy, possess excellent communication skills and a passion to make a difference. BA and teaching certi cation required. Come join our team! Fax resume 543-0227. 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The St. Johns River Farmers Market in Alpine Groves Park, 2060 SR 13, Switzerland, seeks assistance on Fridays and Saturdays with market 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 American Classic LawnsQuality Lawn MaintenanceMandarin N. St. Johns County707 4468Residential from $30.Commercial Residential Aqua Pro Specialties LLCPRESSURE WASHING 904-704-1388Licensed & Insured Driveways Concrete Removal Patios Driveway Extension Walkways PaversCall Today for Free Decorative Trim with Driveway Job! 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Visit e-baptisthealth.com for the most up to date list of job openings. Listings are updated daily and change often. If you have any questions, please call Human Resources at 271.6078. Seeking Licensed Massage Therapist @ A New U Massage(MM12329) Mandarin furnished massage room available NOW. Room rent is $375+ 7% tax ($401.25) a month. Rent can split w/other LMT. Phone: 904-288-0064. Hood Cleaning Technician This is a part-time position starting at $10.75/Hour. Work hours during the night or early morning hours when restaurants are closed. Power washing of kitchen exhaust systems including hoods, duct work, lters and exhaust fans. Please respond to this ad with cover letter and resume to jeff.sowell@ hoodz.us.com 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 Full Time Dental Assistant with High Tech Dental of ce Looking for an experienced dental assistant dedicated to exceptional patient care with advanced skills in crown & bridge. Duties include but are not limited to Temporary Fabrication, Digital X-rays, Digital Charting, Experience is a must. Please fax resumes to : 904-287-4073. 32 hours per week, Monday -Thursday, 8-12 and 2-6. WANTED MANAGER of ROOF REPAIR DIVISION. Experience in roof repairs and sales required. Position entails selling and doing repairs. Drug Free Work Place. OSHA Compliant. Must have own tools. Call (904) 465-2183 Seeking an experienced bather, prepper and groomer for the grooming shops. Will be drug tested. Contact Sharon Lucas 904-813-0918 JOB Finder Looking for a job in NW St.Johns County? Heres where you can nd one close to home. CLASSIFIED ADS! NOW ONLINE AT www.thecreekline.comFREE Cimarrone Garage Sale ~ Saturday April 13th !!! (County Road 210) Huge Multi-family yard sale. Gated community will open their gates: Time: 8:00 am 1:00 pm. Come and spend a morning with your neighbors in St. Johns County and view/purchase their wonderful treasures. WESTMINSTER WOODS ON JULINGTON CREEK Retirement Community Yard Sale Saturday, April 27th 8am 2pm 25 SR13 LOCAL Garage Sales 904.274.1750 Family Bingo for Books Saturday, April 13 2 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library Looking for fun for the whole family? Grab the kids and play Bingo for Books! Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Library! Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & well work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay 287-4913

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 31 Summer Camp & Activities Guide G Enrolling athletes for Summer Camp G Registration for All-Star Evaluation May 6-9 G All-Star Team Levels 1-5 G All-Star Hip Hop Ages 5-18 G Tumbling classes, private lessons, boys agility G Birthday parties and pre school classes Come get in the ZONE! 904-460-2833 www.zonecheerallstars.com CCA, a K-12 school, oers college-prep curriculum that includes ne arts, sciences, and competitive athletics. New name, same commitment. CCA, formerly Mandarin Christian School, is continuing the 17-year tradition of a quality education in a caring, loving Christian environment. Youre Invited! Open House & Campus ToursChrists Church Academy~Inspire, Ignite, Impact~We INSPIRE our students to dig deep into rigorous, college-prep content. We IGNITE a passion for our students to know, think, and do Gods Word. We empower our students to IMPACT our world as they become His hands and feet. Chr i sts Church Academ y ~ Insp i re, I g n i te, Impact~ We IN S PI RE our students to d ig deep i nto r ig orous, colle g e-prep content We I G NITE a p ass i on f or our students to know, th i nk, and do Gods Word W e em p ower our stu d ents to IMPA C T our world as the y become H i s hands and f eet. www.ccajax.org 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 Miami to Maine through music, stories, art, science, cooking, games and PLAY. Accepting campers ages 2-6 First Session: June 17 20 then weekly until Last Session: July 29 August 1 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. Accredited by FLOCS #4939 I have now read both of the historical ction books I had recommended in March, The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine and Je ersons Sons by Kimberly Bradley. I highly recommend them. The Lions of Little Rock is a di erent perspective of the story of Little Rocks integration of their schools. The characters are fully developed and their view points and growth evoke strong feelings. Both books lend themselves to seeking out non- ction books to read too. I know I am going to have to visit Monticello after reading Je ersons Sons. I cant wait to read Je ersons Children: The Story of One American Family by Shannon Lanier to see how closely it follows the ctionalized account. See You at Harrys by Jo Knowles is so full of surprises, Notes from the Pacetti Bay Media CenterBy Contributing Writer Lynn Johnson, NBCT, Library Media Specialist, Pacetti Bay Middle School, IBMYPit will make you laugh and cry. The main protagonist is Fern, she is in middle school and her familys business involves everyone. Along with the agony of middle school and life as a middle child she her family has a tragedy to work their way through. It will tug at your heartstrings and you will not want to put it down until you are nished. This book joins Rules by Cynthia Lord and Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper as books you have to read. My granddaughter, Felicity reminded me over break of the joy you can nd in re-reading a wonderful book. Felicity has had so many books to read this year thanks to a fabulous teacher with an amazing classroom library. However she hasnt been able to nd the time to read Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin, the sequel to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. Wanting to nally tackle it over break, she realized she didnt remember enough of the details and decided to re-read Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. She so enjoyed the story all over again and now she is ready to read her copy of Starry River of the Sky. I hope she has as much fun reading it as the rst book. I am a little of a skeptic on books in series. Like I have mentioned before, rarely do I love any of the books in a series like I do the rst one. One of the rare exceptions is Roland Smiths I, Q series. Honestly I cant wait to see what he does with his latest in the series The Alamo. I totally missed the release of this one, o to Barnes and Noble I go. Will let you know what I think next month! Heres to sunny days and warm weather (not too hot please!) 209-6190 All adoptions are $60, which includes neutering/spaying, rabies vaccinations and shots. The Pet Center is located at 130 N. Stratton Road, just off US-1 between CR 210 and Intl Golf Pkwy. Hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday and 9:00-12:30 on the last Saturday of each month. We Need a Home! My name is Debbie. I am a 1 year old female medium hair cat. I am current on all of my vaccines and I have already been spayed. I am litter box trained, I play well with my feline friends and I love attention. My name is Charlie. I am a 3 year old female black and white Lab mix. I am current on all of my vaccines and I have already been spayed. I love to take walks, I listen well and I know my basic commands of sit, shake and lie down. got news?editor@thecreekline.com

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Page 32, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities 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 10th August 10thConveniently located at the corner of I-295 and San Jose Blvd.2013-2014 Early Bird Registration$10 OFFApril 29th May 25th Spring Round Up Horse Sense and Sensitivity Baileys Farm 2202 Bishop Estates Road in Julington Creek ~~~www.horsesensejax.orgHorse Sense enhances the life skills and self-condence of special-needs people by providing equine-assisted therapeutic programs and services. Come for pony rides, lunch, games, and more! Art of Dance www.artofdancejax.comArt of Dance oers Preschool Ballet/Tap Combo, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Competition Team, Boys conditioning, Cheerdance Art of Dance North 11018-135 Old St Augustine Rd. Jacksonville, Florida 32257next to "Wing It"904-262-2217Art of Dance South O County Road 210 105 Natures Walk Parkway St Augustine, Florida 32092Behind McDonalds904-945-6420 Registering Now for Summer Dance Camp and Intensives With the turning of the seasons and the re-emerging sunshine, our spring sports are beginning to wrap up. The month of April brings about a lot of district nals and state meets for our teams. Many of our spring sports teams have been holding incredibly strong records this season. One of the most notable records this season is held by the girls varsity softball team, which is ranked second in the entire state of Florida! Our softball team isnt the only team bringing on the heat this spring season. The girls varsity lacrosse team is undefeated, along with the boys varsity lacrosse team, holding a record of only one loss so far. All of the spring sports teams are excited and training hard for the upcoming districts and state meets. With the undefeated record of our varsity lacrosse girls team, they are expected to advance into districts and hopefully move onto district nals on April 16. The last o cial game for both the JV and varsity girls lacrosse teams are on April 12 against Buchholz High School. The boys lacrosse team has already had their last game on April 4. The boys advance CHS Sports RoundupBy Kassie Solms, CHS Studentto district semi nals on April 16 and if they win that game, they move on to districts which would be held on April 18. Both the girls and boys track and eld teams will be running their district, regional and state meets this month, as well. The last o cial track meet for all members will be held at Bartram Trail High School on April 12 for the Friday Night Spikes meet. On April 18, districts will be held for the top four of each event and for those who get to move even further along, regionals will be held on April 25 at Tallahassee and states on May 3 at UNF. The softball varsity team has been doing amazing this year. Keep up the good work girls! Holding to one loss record the softball team keep themselves ranked as number two in the state and are expected to go far this season. Both JV and varsity will be playing their last game of the season on April 12 at Flagler Palm Coast High school. Keep up the hard work, Lady Knights. With all the spring sports on re this season, its no wonder that even our baseball teams are pumped up with a solid season so far. An exciting upcoming game for both varsity and JV teams is on April 11 against Providence High School. The varsity baseball team will play their last game against Episcopal on April 19. Come out and support the Knights as they knock out this season with a home run! Last, but certainly not least, our girls and boys tennis teams have done a phenomenal job this season. Districts were on April 3. The girls record was a little stronger than the boys, with only one loss against a PV match. All around, awesome job tennis players! The ending of the spring sports is bittersweet. It means the end of all this years sports seasons, but also the coming of summer and the beginning of training sessions for next years fall sports. Keep your ears open for announcements about upcoming meetings for all fall sports. We Knights like to stay ahead of the game and march on ahead with our success. Its almost that time to start training our next fresh line of Knights. Keep ghting all the way through the battle; lets go Knights!The Julington Creek Plantation Piranhas are very excited to announce the hiring of Mike Crabtree as their new head coach for 2013. Crabtree previously coached the Bolles School Sharks for ve years. He is recognized as an exceptional technical coach, having coached multiple swimmers to Florida state titles and state and national records. Prior to coaching, Crabtree was a star swimmer for West Virginia University, lettering all four years. Crabtree brings with him an outstanding sta including former JCP Piranha and current University of Delaware standout, Zach Lowe. Please join the team in welcoming him to our community! The JCP Piranhas welcome competitive swimmers ages ve through 18. The team has a few openings left for both experienced swimmers and those who have never been on a swim team before. Information about the team and online registration is available at www.jcppiranhas. org. The Piranhas are one of the most popular swim teams in NE Florida. The Piranhas enjoyed a fantastic 2012 season, going undefeated in dual meet competition and nishing third out of 20 teams at the River City Swim League Championships. Dont miss the opportunity to be a part of the fun this summer!Piranhas swim team announces new head coachBy Contributing Writer Jack Jones, President, JCP Piranhas e districts newest school design for a prototype K-8 is complete. e construction contract was awarded in February and construction has begun. is new K-8 prototype school will include 58 classrooms and 1,210 student stations. e school will be constructed to Green Building Standards and is located in the northwest area of a county within the Durbin Crossing development. K-8 School HH is scheduled to be open for the 2014-2015 school year.New K-8 School HH (Prototype K-8)

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 33 Summer Camp & 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.AdultDentistryPeriodonticsProsthodonticswww.nemetzdental.com Ol! Tere! Hola! Do any of these greetings look familiar to you? If youre one of the four Creeksides exchange students, one of these has become your primary hello! Rachel Bosnyak, Connor Bradley, Ryan Nuckols and Erica Burns are Creekside students who will be embarking on four grand adventures to Estonia, Peru, Brazil and Taiwan, respectively! How did your classmates decide to embark on the journey of learning abroad? For Bosnyak, Everything just kind of happened at once. I went to the meeting, lled out my application, did the district review and after weeks of waiting, found out I was accepted! Bradley found inspiration in a friend who had recently CHS HappeningsAdventure is out there: Meet Creeksides outbound Rotary exchange studentsBy Sarah Schreck, CHS Studentreturned from Lima, Peru. After hearing such wonderful and cultural stories, I knew the world was calling for me to step out and adventure, a calling that I believe will change my life, he shared. These brave students have big goals set for themselves once they reach their new homes. I really want to climb somewhere in the Chungyang Sangmo, Burns con des. Its a mountain range that covers about 50 percent of the island. Nuckols is looking forward the most to seeing the huge city of So Paulo for the rst timeand hopes to come back completely uent in Portuguese. Bosnyak has a particularly exceptional event to look forward tothe Laulupidu Song Festival, an event that happens only every four years. Rotary is the doorway; even though I know at this moment that I will travel to Peru, at the same time Im caught in utter awe at the world that is about to open up to me, shares Bradley. All of the students participating in the Rotary Youth Exchange expect to return changed in some way, including bilingualism (Bosnyak has already created 900 ashcards!) Nuckols hopes to return home with a more mature personality and with new friends around the world while Burns looks forward to the subtle changes that will happen when living in Taiwan, including having a better understanding of lifestyles outside of America. Already feeling an Estonian patriotism, Bosnyak wants to be able to tell people all about the incredible experience I know is ahead. Not a lot of people know about Estonia so I want to show them this incredible country Its story is truly inspiring and Estonians are very patriotic! All four of Creeksides adventurers accept the challenges aheadthe language and culture di erences and the distance from home. But all express an excitement to meet as many people as possible upon their arrival and to become as submerged in the culture as possible. Bradley shares, With a warm, vibrant culture, South America for me represents a wonderful opportunity to see hospitality generosity, and tradition together in one culture Im excited that Peru will become a second home for me, one that I will ever forget. And, for the record, they said theyre all willing to bring me back a t-shirt. Bon voyage or should I say, Adeus! Head aega! Adis! Creekside outbound exchange students Ryan Nuckols, Connor Bradley, Rachel Bosnyak and Erica Burns (bottom right).The third quarter report cards were issued on April 4. I cant believe how fast this school year has gone! However, an end to the third quarter means the start of FCATs! They are being held April 15 through 26. With every FCAT, though, comes the need of proctors. If you are a FCMS parent or a registered volunteer, Fruit Cove would greatly appreciate it if you could come out and proctor for this event. If you are able, please contact the front o ce to schedule a day and time. The Student Council had their April meeting on April 8 and the PTO had theirs on Tuesday, April 9. The SAC has a meeting coming up on April 16 at 3:00 p.m. too. Listen up parents! If you are planning on having your child attend the eighth grade Washington D.C. trip, the parent meeting is on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Congratulations to Tropicana Speech Contest winners! The competition was held on April 4 and the district Tropicana Speech Contest will be held on April 29. Good luck to all of the speakers! Basketball intramurals will continue to be Tuesday and Thursday after school. Congratulations to Don Isabelle, the wind symphony and wind ensemble bands for their great performances at their annual music evaluations! Wind symphony received straight excellent scores! Both bands continue to impress with the level of music they play. Upcoming performances include the Lakeside Jazz Festival on April 19 at 1:00 p.m. and the Julington Creek Elementary concert on April 30. Lets give a big round of applause to Jennie Gordon, FCMS student, who has been selected to be a Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador. She will be representing Florida on this adventure to Washington D.C. with 40 other children from di erent states. She will get to meet Representative Ron DeSantis and Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to petition for the creation of a Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome. Wish her luck everyone! FCMS HappeningsBy Contributing Writer Maddy Rossgot news?editor@thecreekline.com An estimated crowd of approximately 1,500 attended the Durbin Creek Elementary Schools Space Night to see the moon rocks displayed by NASA representative Diedre Adams, who was brought to the event by 121 Financial Credit Union. Adams is showing rock and soil samples to some of the Durbin Creek students.

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Page 34, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide CREEKS FOOTBALL LEAGUERegister today for the 2013 Pop Warner season!In person: April 13 The Nease Junior Naval ROTC unit celebrated their 20th Navy Ball on March 16, 2013 at the World Golf Village Renaissance. The original two instructors who kicked the program o in 1993, Captain Jay Williams, USN (Ret.) and LCDR David Reichenberg, USN (Ret.) were in attendance. They were presented a plaque bearing the school newspaper article from The Ver-Captain Robert Young, Captain Jay Williams, USN (Ret.), LCDR David Reichenberg, USN (Ret.), Sergeant 1st Class Nathan Reichenberg, Brian Iannucci, Tripp Richland and Mollie Altick-Magill at the Navy BallNease NJROTC celebrates 20 years of successBy Contributing Writer Carol Blair tical that highlighted the initial success of the beginning of the program, written by Mollie Altick (now Mollie Altick-Magill, a teacher at Nease). AltickMagill and three cadets from the rst senior NJROTC class were present to highlight the evening. The three former cadets from the rst Naval Science Four class were Nathan Reichenberg (the rst o cial Company Commander of the unit), Brian Iannucci and Tripp Richland. Captain Williams spoke to the current cadets about the challenges of that rst year with no corporate cadet knowledge to draw upon. The keynote speaker for the evening was Congressman Ron DeSantis of the new 6th District who is himself a Naval Reservist. He spoke to the 260 attendees about the importance of taking what the program has to o er and applying it to their daily lives for success. The evening was lled with many formal navy traditions that included a formal meal, a cake ceremony, presentation of the senior cadets through a sword arch and, of course, the dancing that was enjoyed by all in attendance.On February 16, the Wards Creek Odyssey team went to regionals and won rst place! They were also awarded the Renatra Fusca Creativity Award that has only been awarded two other times in the last nine years. The team will attend the state competition on April 6 in Orlando. Congratulations to Heather Clubb, Logan Downs, Jordan Kotsis, Bruno Degaudenzi, Sarah McCann, Isabella Leitao and Alayna Sanchez. Wards Creek Odyssey team wins regionals! Creeks Clash Premier U-17 girls placed second in Region Cup nal in Palm Coast on March 17. Congratulations to Coach Ekel Small, Myah Bush, Lauren Small, Haley Mardant, Savannah Markey, Alexandra Montesion, Natali Zaher, Emma Humphrey, Madison Malone, Coach Stanford Lugg, Megan Riederer, Erin Fischer, Michelle Holzemer, Morgan Ledford, Joanna Newton, Chelsea Claverie and Catherine Hurley.

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In addition, a special appearance was made by our own Wildcat mascot, courtesy of PBMS sta member Jack Blocker. Thank you to the volunteers that donated their time and food items and to Bev Downs for organizing the dance. We couldnt have done it without you! PBMS will host their popular Arts Around the World event on April 23. This event will not only showcase Pacetti Bay Middle School and its feeder elementary schools performing and visual art programs, but will emphasize the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) that Pacetti Bay was accredited with at the beginning of the school year. It will focus on all the arts from a global perspective. The entire community is welcome and encouraged to attend this night of art, music, dancing and dinner. Performances will be given by both students and invited guests. A dinner will be available as well as a basket ra e and silent auction. Dinners must be purchased in advance for $8 and will be provided by Pollo Tropical consisting of one quarter chicken, rice and beans, macaroni and cheese, roll and drink and will include a dessert provided by the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort. With the purchase of two dinners, you will receive ve free ra e tickets. A variety of gift baskets PBMS PTSO celebrates SpringBy Contributing Writer Sharon Davis, PBMS PTSO, Corresponding Secretarycompiled by classes will be ra ed o and a silent auction will be held for bigger ticket items. Ra e tickets will be in sold in advance, $10 for 12 or $20 for 25 or the night of the event for $1 each. Ra e tickets will be used in drawings for class baskets of your choosing. Silent auction items will consist of a variety of wonderful items ranging from Disney passes to mini-getaways and will be awarded to the highest bidder. The deadline for ordering dinners and advance ra e tickets is April 16. Order forms for dinners and tickets are available at PBMS and Mill Creek, Palencia and Wards Creek Elementary schools. Ra e tickets will be available for pick-up the night of the event. If you would like to make a donation, purchase dinner/tickets or volunteer at the event, please contact Tracie Wilson at 825-0112 or raytesmor@ bellsouth.net. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards continued training for and ongoing development of the Pacetti Bay Middle School IBMYP. Teacher Appreciation Week will be held May 6 through 10. PTSO will hold several special events for the teachers throughout the week. Keep an eye out for ways that you can help! This is a great way to show our appreciation for the wonderful teachers at PBMS and all they do for the students. Orientation for students currently in fth grade who will be attending PBMS in the fall will be held the evening of May 9. These students and their families will be provided with information about PBMS sta policies, academics and extracurricular activities. PTSO will be on hand with spirit wear for sale and membership information. Please join us for an exciting evening Jared Permenter, Chance Moser, Bradley Palmer, Brandon Gleason and Tucker Albritton getting their groove on! Danielle Smythe, Emma Monks and Marisa Contreras relaxing at the beach photo booth.for your future Wildcat! If you didnt get a chance to join PTSO, its never too late. Membership applications are accepted at any time. Membership is $15 per family and includes a copy of the school directory. Meetings are held the rst Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the PBMS Media Center. All are welcome. More information can be found at www-pbm.stjohns.k12. .us/ptso/. PTSO is grateful for the support of the community as we work to raise funds to support programs at PBMS. If you own a business and are interested in partnering with the PTSO or are an individual with fundraising ideas, please contact Debbie Adams dadams2@att.net.hand or with a sand ea rake. The spring time bite is on and shing the surf is a perfect way to take advantage. With sh like whiting and pompano making the scene it time to pack a picnic, shing poles and the whole family and head to the beach for a day of fun and sun in the surf. Fishing Report: Croakers and yellowmouth at deeper holes and channel markers in the St. Johns. Seatrout at downtown bridges hitting jigs around pilings. Bream, bass and cat sh in local streams and ponds. Whether you catch one, some or none, the family time spent shing will last a lifetime.Fishing Report cont. from pg. 29 First observed in 1970, Earth Day was an attempt to accelerate the transition to renewable energy worldwide. The efforts continue. For more information, browse www.earthday.org.Earth Day ~ April 22 need customers?lg@rtpublishing.com

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Page 36, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide Drama Kids & Young Rembrandts Visit our website for more information. Register today...space is limited!By popular demand we are offering two camps this summer! Dont Miss Out!! Join us for a truly unique camp adventure that will spark your imagination while will experience a Register today and help discover your inner artist! Ask about our early bird & referral discounts!June 17th-21st Church 1755 SR 13 Church 287-6331Come Praise the Lord With Your FeetSummer Programs for 20133 GREAT OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM: SESSION A: MON JUNE 17TH ~ JULY 5TH....2 CLASSES A WEEK SESSION B: MON. JULY 29TH ~ AUG 15TH.....2 CLASSES A WEEK Ages 2 and up..offering ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and more OR JULY 8TH ~ 12THONE WEEK SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP (Designed to be age appropriate) 3/4 YEARS OLD AND 5/6 YEARS OLD ~ 2 HOURS A DAY/5 DAYS TOTAL ballet, tap, Hip Hop, daily theme parties, games, crafts and more! 7/9 YEARS OLD, 10/12 YEARS OLD ,13 AND UP ~ 3 HOURS A DAY/5 DAYS TOTAL all forms of dance plus African, clogging, Musical Theater & choreography Call studio: 287-6331 for times, fees ,dance apparel needed and any other questionsOr download registration form at www.switzerlanddanceschool.comwitzerlandance choolBalletT a Hip Ho 904 2 0 1 1 1 3 E K W EE K e pp ro pr iate ) S TOT AL L o r e! 5 DA D D YS T OT OT OT OT O OT A A AL The spring season continues with sports at Nease. Track and eld, lacrosse, softball, tennis and baseball are mid-season and on their way to accomplishing their goals. For track and eld, the girls team is coming together really well. Progress is being made and in particular, Mary Ski, Karen Xiang, Alyssa Rodale, Katie Dyal and Sam Clarke are leading the team to incredible victories. The girls also have a secret surprise to further propel them into the leading spots. Jada Harris and other basketball girls are back from their season and Harris has been making great strides in her jumping (pun intended), which includes the triple-step, high and long jump. For the boys, Ceolamar Ways had a leave for the indoor National race, of which he is champion. His 21:37 for the 200 meters makes him a national champion and a pride and joy Nease Sports UpdateBy Elena Castelloof the school. The 4x1 team is also doing very well and the throwers are excelling. Hunter Koike in the 400 meters is also a leader for the team. Tennis has its district matches at the beginning of April and they hope to do really well to qualify for regionals. Rachel Champney and Alyssa Johnson, both seniors, have had a good season and are excited for the last matches they will face, at Creekside, April 2 and 3. The boys will lose no seniors for this year, so they are growing as a team as well. For softball, the girls have three more victories under their belt, with evenly-matched games against their rival Matanzas and another game against Pedro Menendez. The girls have high hopes for these games and they will be very intense! The boys baseball team has very high hopes for their The highest rank that can be obtained in scouting in the United States is Eagle, named in recognition of the American Eagle. The rank, which began as sort of a super merit badge given to any First Class scout who had earned 21 other merit badges, was supposed to be a representation of the all-around perfect scout. Since its introduction in 1911, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than two million young men. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase Once an Eagle, always an Eagle. Today, the Eagle Rank is awarded to those scouts who have earned at least 21 merit badges while demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service, and leadership. This includes an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages. Currently, Julington Creeks Troop 280 has a decent amount of Life Scouts currently leading Eagle projects with the intent to make our community a better place by living the scout oath Troop expects four new Eagle ScoutsBy Contributing Writer Gabe Munoz, Troop 280 Scribe First Classand law in their everyday life, while learning valuable skills in organization, time management, budgeting and planning. The three projects currently underway include the construction of an asphalt walking path and planting of citrus trees at Cunningham Creek Elementary and the refurbishment of the sign in front of the Julington Creek Library. With less than 3 percent of all scouts achieving the rank of Eagle, this represents a major milestone for this young Troop, whose boys are expected to produce at least four new Eagle Scouts by the end of the year, including Dalton Rust, Austyn Blizzard, Eric Sorensen and Jacob Perry. While you are in our community, keep watch as you may just see one of our future Julington Creek Eagles at work! Troop 280 is a Boy Scout Troop located in the heart of Julington Creek, sponsored by River of Life UMC on Race Track Road. The troop was founded in 2009 and has grown from ve original members to now over 50. Their scoutmaster is Brian Miller. district game against Ponte Vedra. This game would determine their seeding in district so its very important that the Panthers play their best. Were a family and we play really well together, helping each other out, said senior Jordan Petkoski. This is the best the team has done in eight years. With a record of 11-2, the boys are doing incredibly well this season and hope to continue to victory against their biggest rival, Ponte Vedra. David Bonaro, a former student at Creekside High School, has graduated early in order to serve a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before he graduated, Bonaro was involved in several extracurricular activities such as soccer, lacrosse, Hi-Q, Model UN, Youth in Government and has earned his Eagle Award in the Boy Scout program. Bonaro, however, has decided to put his current lifestyle aside for two years in order to serve a full time mission in Cuiaba, Brazil where he will be speaking Portuguese. When asked about his mission, Bonaro responded, Im excited about what I will do for others on my mission, not what Local resident to begin missionary workBy Contributing Writer Courtney Simonsenit will do for me. Today, nearly 60,000 missionaries are serving missions for the church at any one time. Most are under the age of 25, serving in nearly 350 missions throughout the world where the government allows it. Due to the change of the missionary age requirements, men may now begin serving at age 18 and women at age 19. The previous age for beginning missionary service was 19 years of age for young men and 21 for young women. Missionaries do not request their area of assignment and do not know beforehand whether they will be required to learn a language. Missionary work is voluntary. Missionaries fund their own missions and are not paid for their services. To learn more about what David Bonaro will be doing on his mission visit Mormon.org/ missionary-work. 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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 37 Summer Camp & Activities Guide Congratulations to the CFL Outlaws competitive cheer team!Creeks Football League Outlaws competitive cheer Cheerleaders: Lauren Boland, Jenna Bush, Kamryn Courson, Alyssa Davis, Carly Grimes, Josie Henry, Mikayla Johnson, Giovanna Moceri, Leena Moneypenny, Emily Moore and Kate Shock. Coaches are Shanna Bragg, Michelle Davis, Melanie Chirino and Delaney Bragg. THE ONLY PLACE MORE LOVING IS IN YOUR ARMS. Tour your local Goddard School and experience why its the best preparation for social and academic success. Goddard Systems, Inc.s program is AdvancED accredited. SAINT JOHNS 100 Julington Plaza Drive 904-230-2002 GoddardSchool.comLEARNING FOR FUN. LEARNING FOR LIFE.SMCALL TODAY!>The Goddard Schools are operated by independent franchisees under a license agreement with Goddard Systems, Inc. Programs and ages may vary. License #C07SJ0053 Goddard Systems, Inc. 2013 Creeksides Annual 5K and 1 mile Fun Run is almost here! This year the event will be held Friday, May 10. Last years race was a huge success with over 400 hundred 5K runners and 50 Fun Run participants. Our race this year will again feature a Centipede Division. This division requires a team of at least ve runners to dress in costume and run the entire 5K tied together. It is the only run of its kind in the Jacksonville area. And, Running of the Knights is more than just a 5K race. The event also includes games, bounce houses, music and local vendors making it a truly fun community event. Come out for a great time running a fantastic race, family fun at the festival and a time of real community togethernessall while supporting Creekside High School, athletics and band in the process! Registration and all event information can be found on our website, www.runningoftheknights.com.Mark your calendars!Creekside High Schools Running of the Knights On Sunday, January 6, 12 local Webelo II Cub Scouts from Pack 287 at San Juan del Rio Catholic Church were awarded their Arrow of Light awards. This is the highest award in Cub Scouts and the boys all worked very hard to earn it. Several of them have risen through the ranks together over the past ve years. The awards were given out at the packs annual Blue and Gold Banquet. All of the scouts and their families enjoyed a catered meal and demo show provided by Paks Karate. Many of these young men elected to continue on into Boy Scouts and participated in a crossover ceremony. This is the culmination of their years as a Cub Scout and they literally walk over a bridge and are accepted on the other side by Boy Scouts from their chosen troops. Representatives from Troop 287 at San Juan del Rio as well as Troop 225 at Geneva Presbyterian were on hand to welcome the younger boys into their troops. They also Pack 287 Cub Scouts Cross Over, earn Arrow of Light awardsBy Contributing Writer Cyndee Van Siclenbuilt the rope bridge that the boys walked across. During their time as Cub Scouts with Pack 287, the boys were able to participate in some very exciting adventures that extend way beyond the basic campouts and meetings. Some of the highlights included: sleeping under the Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center; spending a weekend on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, SC; sleeping alongside the sea life at Sea World in Orlando; camping in the in eld at the Daytona International Speedway; and camping at The Baseball Grounds at Jacksonville and EverBank Field. All this in addition to many, many local campouts and outings that have given them wonderful experiences and memories to look back on.Charlie Swain, Scott Miller, Logan LeClair, Noah Arcenas, Caleb Towne, Harrison Chibbaro, Andrew Van Siclen, Austin Benedict, Matthew Morgan, Luke Monty, Nicholas Patin and Den Leader Joe Towne. (Missing from photo is Colin Withers.)

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Page 38, The CreekLine April 2013 www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide Mention this ad when scheduling your NEW COMPLIMENTARY PATIENT EXAM and be entered in a drawing for a Grand Opening Prize Were Building Something SpecialEpiscopal Early Learning Academy at San Jose opens August 2013At Episcopal Early Learning Academy you will nd a home-like environment that is warm and inviting. Nurturing early childhood professionals provide a sense of security that encourages children age 6 weeks-VPK to explore and investigate the world around them. Now Pre-Registering! Visit our website at episcopalearlylearning.com for updates on construction progress and admissions. 904-674-6222 Many of us love horses! But, did you know that a horse can change someones life? Horse Sense and Sensitivity (HSS), a 501c3 volunteer organization, o ers therapeutic riding programs and equine assisted activities to children and adults with physical, mental and emotional challenges. Although the non-pro t has been in operating for several years in Jacksonville, it has only been in Julington Creek for a little more than a year. The Bailey family has graciously given Horse Sense a new home at their farm on Bishop Estates Road. Our participants come to Horse Sense facing a variety of individual challenges including autism, down syndrome, physical and mental developmental delays, anxiety and shyness. In our program there is no single de nition of special-need. We serve anyone who may be helped to overcome a physical, mental or emotional challenge through equine assisted therapeutic riding and activities. Horse Sense instructors create programs customized to the needs of each individual participant that include a variety of activities, exercises and games on horseback. Riders work to strengthen muscles, improve balance and coordination, learn to follow instructions, increase ability to focus and improve communication skills. Developing emotional connections to the horses provides an additional therapeutic dimension to the program. Building relationships with instructors and volunteers adds emotional value to the experience. Learning to ride a horse increases riders feelings of specialness and helps them gain con dence and independence. Horse Sense is almost completely run by volunteers. Volunteers groom and tack horses to get them ready for classes, serve as horse handlers and side-walkers to ensure the safety or our riders. We also count on volunteers to help with property maintenance, care of horses, tracking rider and volunteer participation as well as raising community awareness for the organization. Our instructors have been trained in therapeutic riding methods that stress the uniqueness of every rider, exibility in goals, knowledge of horses and horsemanship and safety. All volunteers are required to complete a comprehensive training class before assisting with the program. Learn more about Horse Sense programs and volunteer opportunities at www.horsesensejax.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HorseSenseJax or join us for the HSS Spring Roundup on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Baileys Farm, located at 2202 Bishop Estates Road. This day of Family Fun is designed to raise awareness about Horse Sense and raise funds to support its programs. Admission is free and $1 activ-Horses helping people: Therapeutic horseback riding nds a home By Contributing Writer Jennifer Yudow, Therapeutic Riding Instructority tickets can be purchased at the event for lunch (between $3 and $6), pony rides and hay rides ($3); games ($1) and more. Bring your picnic blankets and wear closed toed shoes. Please RSVP to www.surveymonkey.com/s/HSSRoundUp for a chance to win HSS goodies. Be sure to see our ad in this edition of The CreekLine! Congratulations to the Bartram Trail High School Mu Alpha Theta Calculus team, comprised of Vihasa Govada, Chad Saunders, Eric Terrell and Zachary Kirsche, who earned third place at the regional competition at Flagler Palm Coast on March 2. Kirsche placed second individually.

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www.thecreekline.com April 2013 The CreekLine, Page 39 Summer Camp & Activities Guide VPK Vouchers Available On Site Elementary School Pickups: Julington Creek, Hickory Creek, Durbin Creek & Cunningham CreekEnroll Now for Summer Camp! 150 Warren Circle St. Johns, FL 32259 www.genevapediatrictherapycenter.com 904.287.4444 Providing all your childs therapy needsServices Provided: Working with Children in the areas of: Mark Spivaks Summer Dance Program $10 OFF Bring in this AdExp: May 18, 2013Intensive Dance Workshop ~ July 8-11, 2013 Fun Dance Summer Camp 3 Sessions 2 weeks each ~ June 17-July 25 Summer Dance Classes Start June 17 Dance & Arts Camp Fruit Cove 287-4619774 N SR 13 Located half mile from PublixJulington Creek 230-7778106 Julington Plaza Corner Racetrack & Flora BranchMandarin 268-3583 One Block North of Crown Point As the volunteers, Buddies, players and their parents gathered for the closing games of Field of Dreams on Saturday, March 23, their excitement was not dampened by the pending threat of rain. The concessions were laid out, the grill lit for hot dogs and balloons were being lled by the days Buddies as the players arrived. A festive atmosphere lled the air. The complete 2013 season of Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park surely lived up to the mystical time it provides for area mentally or physically disabled children in St. Johns. Allowing them to play Americas Pastime baseball! It is a place and time when these children get to put on a uniform, stepup to home plate and Play Ball! During the season it was rewarding to see returning players making plays and improving each week and to the joy of the new players who were discovering a new way to become involved in life. You could see in each players eyes just how important these games are in their lives just by the twinkle in Field of Dreams closes another season of baseball for disabled childrenBy Karl Kennellthose eyes. President of Field of Dreams David Levy and the board of directors are de nitely ful lling the dreams of these children. Veteran player Brook Turner is a shining example of just what this means to the players. Her teammates and the Buddies have all become her friends, mother Bridget Turner said of her daughters experiences. Brooke Turners father Bruce Turner, in addition to supporting his daughter, also stepped up to serve as a team head coach. Its the most fun Ive ever had! Field of Dreams has been a great experience not only for my daughter, but also the other players and their parents, he shared. This is a sentiment that upon observation leads one to realize that Field of Dreams is truly mystical, for as you watch the games you cant but help come to the conclusion that the parents are the real angels in attendance. For it is with their loving support that their children come to know what it is like to put on a uniform and join in and play a sport that until now they have only been able to watch from the sidelines. To make all this come to reality, a special thanks goes out to George Vancore, head umpire and game manager and Wayne Whitehead, director of concessions. And lest we forget the many local businesses and organizations which have contributed both time and treasure to making Field of Dreams a great successorganizations such as Target, Allstate Insurance volunteers, Firehouse Subs and Knights of Columbus Switzerland Council and the many teens that have donated their time by being Buddies. Unfortunately, closing day was abruptly interrupted by heavy rain after the rst game. However if you seek to have your disabled child become a part of this mystical experience, please visit www.facebook.com/ FODbaseball. Registration and uniforms are provided for free. And if you want a truly soul- lling baseball experience, keep your eye on the ball and look for next years season opener. Childrens Art Activity Wednesday, April 24 3 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library If you like art and youre in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project inspired by the works of this months artist!Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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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 Volume 13, Issue 4 April 2013The CreekLine12443 San Jose Boulevard, Ste. 403 Jacksonville,FL 32223Presorted Standard US Postage Paid Callahan, FL 32011 Permit No.4 What’s InsidePage 3 Whats New Page 4 From the CommissionerPage 5 School District Journal Page 6 The Sheriff Reports Page 7 Your Vote Counts! Page 9 Bartram Bash Page 11 JCP community meetingPage 12 NEW! Civics 1 01 Page 14 Helping Hands update Page 17 Meet Malea Guiriba Page 18 Christs Cupboard lunchPage 20 Summer backpacks Page 22 Congratulations new Eagle Scouts Page 24 Loggerheads Page 25 EPIC Celebration of SpringPage 26 Faith News Page 31 Summer Camp Guide Page 34 WCE Odyssey team Page 36 New missionary studentPage 37 CHS Running of KnightsPage 39 Field of Dreams Appearing in this issue! Summer Camp & Kids’ Activities Guide! Sales Reps: Call 904-886-4919 for information! Palencia resident Mary Topping still gets emotional when she talks about her grandson Cade Eckley, who died of brain cancer just before his 10th birthday. Although it was one of the most painful moments for her family, she is comforted by a bright spot in the journey: his time at Camp Boggy Creek for seriously ill children. It all started when Eckley, then seven, began su ering from symptoms of dizziness and vomiting. Doctors found the brain tumor and delivered the heartbreaking news: Eckley wouldnt live long. The American Cancer Society referred Eckley to the camp, where his illness didnt stop him from doing the things that healthy kids often take for granted. He loved every minute of it,Ž Topping said. He was able to go swimming with a shower cap (to protect his head). And they did let him go horseback riding, which he didnt think he would be able to do.Ž So when Topping moved There were dogs and even more dogs, hundreds actually, happily taking their owners around to see all the sights and other dogs on March 10th at Julington Creek Plantation Park. It was the “ fth annual Dog Day Afternoon. This annual canine festival was sponsored by Julington Creek Plantation Cares and this years was the largest to date.Put a bit of varoom! into your spring at the 13th annual Fruit Cove Car Show and Spring Fest. It is your chance to join your friends and over 6,000 neighbors in checking out the classic rides of days gone by. On April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., over 400 car enthusiasts will be bringing their sweet rides to the Fruit Cove Baptist Church grounds at 501 State Road 13 to show o It is one of the First Coasts premier car shows and not only will you have the opportunity to reminisce about that car from your youth, but it will be a chance to share with the family a fun afternoon. This annual spring festival and car show began 13 years ago as an open door to a local It was a Dog Day Afternoon at Julington Creek Plantation ParkBy Karl Kennell PBMS SWAG students and canine friend.Palencia tennis players rally to support camp By Contributing Writer Alexis McDaniel Mary Topping with grandson Cade EckleyOne purpose of the festival is to bring dog lovers together to learn more about how to make their furry companions happy. The main purpose though is to support S.A.F.E (Save Animals from Euthanasia) Pet Rescue. S.A.F.E was founded in 2008 with the goal of saving adoptable dogs and cats from euthanasia in Northeast Florida. S.A.F.E. works with various animal control agencies in an e ort to help them place more animals in homes, helping them begin new lives with a loving family. Until then the pets reside in S.A.F.E. foster homes. In 2008 they were able to save over 500 animals and, to date, have saved over 4,000 lives. This year Dog Day Afternoon was able to raise more than $3,000 for S.A.F.E. through the many e orts and donations to put on fun day. Wandering about and adding a little extra fun and frivolity were students from Pacetti Bay Middle School service club SWAG (Students Working to Achieve Greatness). They dressed up members in canine mascot costumes and wandered the festival shaking hands and bringing smiles to the many children in attendance. Also Creekside High School art students were on hand, sketching out fabulous portraits of the visiting dogs. The Bartram Trail Rotary donated and cooked all the hot dogs and hamburgers on the parks charcoal grills. Kathy Bravo of JCP CARES gives credit to the main sponsors of the festival including the platinum sponsor Switzerland Animal Hospital, gold sponsor Austin Outdoors and silver sponsor Two Men and A Truck for helping anchor Dog Day Afternoon. O ering their services throughout Dog Day Afternoon were vendors All Ears Pet Sitfrom Deland to Palencia last year, she was excited to “ nd out the Palencia Tennis Centers annual charity tennis tournament bene“ ts Camp Boggy Creek. Topping, an avid tennis player, knew she had to help and joined the committee of Palencia residents, who help organize the tournament. Camp Boggy Creek opened in 1996 and is free to campers and their families. Donations cover the $4 million operating cost of the 232-acre site. Co-founded by actor/philanthropist Paul Dog Day Afternoon cont. on pg. 11 Palencia tennis cont. on pg. 16 Fruit Cove Car Show and Spring Fest sure to be a blast from the pastBy Karl Kennellcar club to display their automotive loves. One of the clubs members was also a member of Fruit Cove Baptist. What began as a passing conversation between Mark Simmons and Tim Maynard was embraced by the fellowship of the church and has blossomed into one of the largest and best attended car shows in the region. For the “ rst couple of years, to help their missions, kids from the churchs youth groups sold hamburgers and hot dogs. However, after a shift in ministry philosophy and in an e ort to model the grace and generosity of God, it was decided to give away everything rather than selling it. Thus was born free lunch,Ž entertainment and music for the festival. Local businesses stepped forward and o ered supplies, water, meats, ice cream, soda, pizza, burritos and other tasty goodies. Each year the Womens Ministry provides baked goods to anyone who visits their booth. That means the ladies will be busy in the kitchen leading up to the festival baking hundreds of chocolate chip cookies!Car show cont. on pg. 7

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Page 4, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com From the Commissioner’s DeskBy Contributing Writer Cyndi Stevenson, County Commissioner, District 1 www.atlasphysicaltherapy.com/events Learn the Secrets to Bladder Health Jeanette Micelotta, MPT Physical Therapist Women’s Health Specialist 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: The St. Johns River has many faces. It is ancient, full of life, modern, majestic and vulnerable. Our river has inspired famous authors like Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Bartram and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It is still inspiring people today. In the early 1900s much of the St. Johns River source, 400,000 acres of sawgrass marsh south of Central Florida, was ditched and drained to expose fertile river bottoms that were used for farming and houses. No one dreamed that Florida, land of swamps and mosquitoes, would soon push the limits of our water supply because of ditching and draining to createŽ useful land. The St. Johns River, named an American Heritage River in 1998, was designated as one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers just 10 years later. In 2012, our river was also recognized as a Great American Water through e orts of the St. Johns River Alliance and our executive director, Mark Middlebrook. The St. Johns River watershed covers 8,840 square miles and is home to over 4.5 million people. In St. Johns County, most of us depend on the groundwater from this basin for drinking water. We share water resources for use in our homes and businesses, for recreation and “ shing and habitat for wildlife. The St. Johns River is one of Floridas most important natural resources. It is vulnerable because it is one of the laziest rivers in the world and Floridas longest river. It is over 300 miles long and it falls only about one inch per mile. Because it has little ” ushing power, it is important for us all to do our part to keep our river healthy. From Palatka to Jacksonville, it is estimated that the equivalent of 1,680 dump trucks a day of nitrogen are dumped into our river each year. It is important to use our water wisely because so many users depend on it. Equally important are e orts to reduce the excess nutrients from washing into our river from our yard and septic tanks. We can all help improve our water quality by using low nitrogen, slow release fertilizers, applying them the right way, keeping yard waste and lawn clippings from running down storm drains, picking up our pets waste and properly disposing of it and periodic inspections of septic tanks. In 1977, Florida began a $200 million dollar project to restore water ” ows to the river and helped return farmlands to sawgrass marshes to mimic their natural function to prevent ” ooding. Over 160,000 acres have been restored and engineered to help replace the function of the marshes that once formed the source of the St. Johns River. It appears that this work has prevented the rivers health from further decline; the health of the river remains challenged due to light rain falls and the dramatic increase in the amount of cleared lands and roadways in the watershed that contribute nutrients and pollution to the river. Exploring the St. Johns is still an adventure. Like a chameleon, our river changes as you travel its length. Sometimes it looks like a fresh water lake full of bass, sometimes a dead sterile lake-devoid of life because of excess nutrients. The St. Johns is punctuated with crystal clear springs, including one of my favorite childhood swimming holes, Blue Springs, which we shared with the manatee each winter. You might enjoy kayaking and bird watching in dark water creeks and tributaries. The river spreads out to give us big beautiful sunsets that can be seen at Alpine Groves and RiverTown Parks before it reaches an immense width of over two miles across and then ” ows through the heart of the River City, Jacksonville and “ nally meets the Atlantic Ocean. With highways and byways, few of us think about our river on a daily basis, but we rely on water from our river basin every day for water for our homes, to grow our food, and for commerce. Floridas visitors and residents treasure our lush natural landscapes, water views, and recreational opportunities. The river is an important estuary, with many salt water species including shrimp, blue crab and “ sh getting their start in the brackish waters of the northern St. Johns. I encourage you to take time to get to know and enjoy the St. Johns River and learn how you can help keep our river clean and healthy. Twelve counties in Florida have joined with others to form the St. Johns River Alliance to protect, promote and enhance the St. Johns River. Please visit our website at www.StJohnsRiverAlliance.com to learn more.Do you know the St. Johns River?Whats New cont. from pg. 3 Whats New cont. on pg. 6 ner with the ” yer (available by emailing carolynmilian@bellsouth.net) will help raise funds as a percentage of all sales will be donated to the group. The fourth annual Race to the Taste 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, April 27 with a 4:30 p.m. start at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Run a scenic 3.1 mile road race through Anastasia State Park, nearby neighborhoods and “ nish during the 17th annual A Taste of St. Augustine inside the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Runners will enjoy free admission for two to A Taste of St. Augustine and the exclusive Runners Village. For additional information please call 829-3295 or visit www.racetothetaste.org. The NW St. Johns County Republican Club will meet on Tuesday, April 23 at 540 State Road 13 (next to Bruccis). The guest speaker will be Blaise Ingoglia, vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Please bring your friends to hear this very motivational speaker. If you have any questions, please visit www.facebook. com/NWStJohnsCountyRepublicanClub or call 230-3329. The third annual Running of the Knights 5K race and one mile fun run is on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m., featuring the Centipede division. Please visit www.creeksideknights.com for more information. Gather your friends and join us for this great family/community event. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will join the EMMA Concert Association in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida by Juan Ponce DeLen with a program titled Viva Florida! The concert will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 beginning at 8:00 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, located at 14 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Tickets are $30 ($5 for students with a student I.D.) and are available at the door or may be purchased in advance at www. emmaconcerts.com or by phone at 797-2800. The St. Johns Federated Republican Women invite you to join them on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Davidson Realty in World Golf Village. Men are always welcome. Our next meeting is Monday, April 15, 2013. Susie Wiles will be our guest speaker. Wiles ran Governor Scotts 2010 campaign and will share her extensive experience in the political arena. For more information, please contact Debbie Newton at 910-0290 or sjfedrepublicanwomen@gmail.com. The Marine Corps League, Ancient City Detachment 383, meets on the “ rst Tuesday of each month at 1900 hours at the St. Augustine Elks Lodge 829, located at 1420 State Road A1A South in St. Augustine. For additional information, please visit mcl” 383.org.

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 5 School District Journal By Contributing Writer Beverly Slough, St. Johns County School Board 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 13 www.baptistprimarycare.net/levine-md Now is the time for a fiscal check-up No more excuses for not knowing how your nances and investments line up with your life goals and retirement expectations. 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Plaza is nestled in the heart of Julington Creek Plantation To make experience even more aordable all suites are designed for double occupancy if desired. Now oering Brazilian Blowout $200 during the month of April! As usual when the Florida Legislature is in session, much news is ” owing from Tallahassee. The biggest news for our school district is the inclusion of an extra one billion dollars for K-12 public education for next year. At this writing, the House and Senate are determining their priorities for distributing the money, but it appears that most of it will be allocated to teachers raises, in some form. The governor has said that his priority is to give every classroom teacher a $2500 raise, but the House, in particular, would like to see any raise incorporated into merit pay. The issue will probably not be fully resolved until near the end of the session on May 3. Another bill that is drawing attention and is moving in both the House and Senate is the Pathways bill that will de“ ne three alternatives to attaining a high school diploma. One focuses more on career readiness by providing graduation requirements that prepare students for the world of work. The second choice is similar to our standard diploma and its requirements that are currently in place. Finally, a Scholar diploma is being de“ ned, which will provide a more rigorous course to graduation. If the bill becomes law, it will provide more choices for our students. Our district is also creating more options for our students. We are developing computer lab environments on our middle and high school campuses so that students may choose to take one or more courses online. The labs will make it easier for students to ful“ ll the graduation requirement of taking one online course as well as giving students access to courses that are not currently being taught on our campuses. Courses will be delivered through St. Johns Virtual School and will be taught by St. Johns County teachers. Look for more information to be forthcoming from middle and high school guidance departments. I am already receiving questions concerning the zoning for the two new K-8 schools that will open in August, 2014. Our board plans to develop zoning patterns for the new schools after school begins next fall, with the goal of having a “ nal plan before Winter Break. This timeline will allow parents ample time to fully understand where their children will attend school in 2014. Parents and community will be given ample opportunity for input as we work through the process. We will also de“ ne the procedure for sta ng the new schools at that time. Most of the teachers will come as transfers from existing schools, although we will necessarily add principals, assistant principals, maintenance coordinators, cafeteria managers and administrative secretaries as new positions. As I have mentioned before, with the building of these two new schools, we have reached the cap allowed for bonding of money to construct more facilities. This presents a dilemma for our district since we are the fastest growing in the state and will continue to need additional space for new students. We have been working with the Legislature to determine ways to enhance our capital outlay funds in order to meet the needs of our ever expanding student population. We are hopeful that the Legislature will provide relief for us in this area. As always, thank you for your commitment to public education. If I may assist you in any way, please contact me at sloughb@stjohns.k12.” .us.St. Johns County Commissioner Ron Sanchez has been appointed to serve on the Selective Service System Local Board in the State of Florida. Nominated by Florida Governor Rick Scott and appointed in the name of President Barack Obama, Commissioner Sanchez will serve in a board position assigned to Region II. According to the appointment, Sanchez was nominated to the patriotic position due to a love for his country and a desire to serve the community. Im grateful for the opportunity to serve our country and my community in a new and di erent capacity,Ž said Sanchez. Its an honor to be nominated by the governor and appointed by the authority of the president of the United States.Ž Sanchez served in the Coast Guard Reserve from 1960 to 1968. He was honorably discharged as a Yeoman Second Class. After attending boot camp at Camp May in New Jersey, he served six months of active duty and attended military training at schools in New London, Connecticut and Bainbridge, Maryland. He continued to serve monthly drills and two weeks of active duty annually under the United States Coast Guard Seventh District, in Miami, Florida. Notable service achievements include receiving mobilization orders during the Cuban missile crisis, serving as standby reserve during the Vietnam War and a variety of post-service ceremonies and veteran support activities. He also served on the Sweetgum, a 180-foot B-Class tender that was in service from November 1943 through February 2002. As a Selective Service Local Board member, Sanchezs mission will be to, upon a draft, decide who among the registrants in his community will receive deferments, postponements or exemption from military service. Sanchez was o cially appointed to the board on February 4, 2013 and will hold the o ce inde“ nitely at the pleasure of the president of the United States.Dear Editor, Some people in the northwest area of St. Johns County do not know that our Race Track Road Collector Roadway has special protections regarding excessive signage. Section 7.10.00 of the Land Development Code contains the regulations that property owners are required to follow when erecting signs on their property. These regulations are available per the St. Johns County website. Interested citizens, developers, county sta and the Board of County Commissioners agreed on the regulations after numerous and extensive public hearings and workshops some years in the past. On March 19, 2013, a developer lawyer requested a major modi“ cation for the Bartram Springs development on the eastern end of Race Track Road in St. Johns County. Waivers from the established law were granted to the developer by the St. Johns County Commission (all “ ve commissioners). This was done after heavy lobbying and smoozing from the lawyer for the developer. The reason used to try to justify deviation from our law was that the signage waivers would increase the success of business along Race Track Road and that would help county economics. Please let the commissioners know that you do value the signage laws because these are the regulations that keep our area distinct and scenic. Our property values and quality of life su er whenever the developer goes too far. Perhaps we all should boycott businesses that disregard the community standards because our standards a ect our way of life and economics. Ellen A. WhitmerCommissioner Sanchez appointed to local board Letter to the Editor Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & well work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay 287-4913

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Page 6, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com The Sheriff ReportsBy Contributing Writer David B. Shoar, St. Johns County Sheriff 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 ADD/ADHD without MEDICATIONS The American Academy of Pediatricians has given neurofeedback the highest grading of effectiveness for ADD/ADHD. MOST INSURANCES ACCEPTED BIOFEEDBACK ASSOCIATESof Northeast FloridaChange your Brain. Change your Life.904.646.0054www.biofeedbackassociates.com Provides a non-drug approach for diagnosing and treating ADD/ ADHD and is based on research that has been widely replicated all over the world. 450-106 State Road 13 N Publix Center in Fruit Cove www.theupsstorelocal.com/3927 The UPS StoreYour one stop for: Packing Shipping Print Materials Mailbox Services Moving Supplies Business Cards Small Business SolutionsThe UPS Store Sta Visit us at The UPS Store and ask about our “Small Business Toolkits!” The internet is such a fascinating place to learn, work and even play for both adults and children alike. But it can also be a dangerous place for children if they are not taught about internet safety. The challenge for parents of children using the internet is to stay one-clickŽ ahead of would-be pornographers, hackers, child-predators and anyone who would misuse your and your childs sensitive information. I am hopeful that the information contained in this column will enlighten you and get you the resources you may need on matters pertaining to the internet and computer crimes. Here are some helpful tips for parents. Learn about computers so you can monitor your childs use of them. Spend quality time with your children, thereby reducing their dependency on computer technology for recreation, communication and companionship. Keep your family computer in a common area of the house. Dont ever allow a child to give out personal information online, not real name, address or phone number. Dont allow a child to meet someone face-to-face they have met while on-line. Remember that people on-line may not be who they seem, a 12-year old girlŽ may actually be a 40-year old man.Ž Though they are not foolproof, consider purchasing and installing a pornography blocking software package. Periodically check the websites your children are visiting and look at “ les they are storing. If you become aware of the transmission, use or viewing of child pornography while online, immediately report this to your local law enforcement agency or the United States Customs Cyber Smuggling Center at 1-(800) BE ALERT or by email at icpicc@ customs.treas.gov. I would like to pass along some tips for you to discuss with your children that use the internet. Never give out personal information such as your address, telephone number, parents work address or telephone number or the name and location of your school. Be sure to tell your parents if something that you come across on-line makes you feel uncomfortable. Never agree to get together with someone you meetŽ on-line without your parents permission. If your parents agree to the meeting, be sure to meet only in a public place and that your parents go with you. Never respond to messages or bulletin board items that are suggestive, obscene, belligerent, threatening or make you feel uncomfortable. Give a copy of such a message to your parents and have them forward it to your Internet Service Provider. Never send pictures of yourself or any other personal material to a friend you meet online without telling your parents “ rst. Be sure to follow the rules that your parents set for your online activities. There are places on the internet that are for adults only. If your child “ nds themselves in one of those areas, guide them to leave immediately and go to one of the cool places on the internet for kids. Dont give out personal information about your family situation, school, telephone number or address. If someone harasses you online, says anything inappropriate or does anything that makes you feel uncomfortable, tell your parents right away. Here are some helpful links for parents to Internet Safety: www.getnetwise.com; www. theinternetandyourchild.org; www.learnthenet.com; and www.missingkids.com. I hope that these tips will help you and your family has a good and useful experience with the World Wide Web. For additional tips on internet safety as well as general crime prevention, please go to the St. Johns County Sheri s O ce website at www.sjso.org. There is a world of information available and please feel free to contact me anytime at my email address at dshoar@sjso.org. Thank you. Internet safety informationWhats New cont. from pg. 4St. Johns County is inviting residents, visitors and businesses who enjoy our local beaches to participate in a survey that will help them enhance beach services and facilities. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/ StJohnsCountyBeach to complete the brief survey and share your feedback regarding St. Johns County beaches. 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. 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 fourth 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 Sarah at sanmoms@gmail.com, check out our website at http:\\sanmomsclub.weebly.com or drop into our business meeting. Single, divorced, widowed and looking to make new friends? The JCP Singles Network is for adults 40s and up„a great way to meet people, make new friendships and network. If you are interested in joining us and would like more information, please email klandrum” @ comcast.net. Jewish Moms Playgroup is a group of Jewish moms who want to meet other Jewish moms with infants, babies and/or toddlers up to four years old in the Julington Creek area (all moms living in Jacksonville/Orange Park or surrounding areas are also welcome). We meet at least twice a month, usually at the playground; check our Facebook events page! This group has no fees and will also give you a way to network within the Jewish community and “ nd fun events and activities. Please visit www. facebook.com/groups/jewishmothers.Bring your lawn and gardening questions to the St. Johns County Master Gardeners plant clinic on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. We will be at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, located at 60 Davis Pond at the entrance to Julington Creek Plantation. We will also accept small soil samples for free pH testing.The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7 meets the “ rst Thursday of every month at 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. The William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council is planning an Appraisal Fair as a spring fundraiser, to be held Saturday, May 11 at the RiverTown Recreation center from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. Local citizens are urged to bring their valuable coins, jewelry, collectable toys, family heirlooms or just that old vase of MomsŽ and have a professional appraiser place a value the piece. Appraisers in di erent “ elds on interest are donating their time for the cause. The Management Council is a volunteer group of neighbors who love the William Bartram Scenic Highway and are working hard to preserve and protect the area for future generations. The NASJAX Skin and Scuba Diving Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the “ rst Wednesday of each month at the Golden Corral Bu et and Grill, located on San Jose Boulevard. 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. 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. Mandarin Garden Clubs annual Plant Sale and Garden Festival will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the club, located at 2892 Loretto Road. Admission is free. Inside the clubhouse will be over” owing with a wide selection of reasonably priced plants that grow very well right here in our area. Outside will be the back by popular demand vendors selling the most wonderful gardening related items. For additional information, please contact mandaringardenclub@comcast. net or 268-1192. Fun, food and games... presented by The Jacksonville Symphony Guild. Deal the cards; mix the tiles; roll the dice. Its an afternoon of the game of your choice, be it bridge, mah-jongg, Bunco, Monopoly or anything! Join us on April 17 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for a fun day of elegant leisure at San Jose Country Club, including an elaborate seated bu et luncheon and incredible desserts of your choice. All are welcome and there are many gifts to be given. The price is $40 which includes lunch and beverage. The deadline for reservations is April 13. For additional information, please contact Rose at 268-3102 or Kathy at 230-3329. Proceeds will go to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 7 Be Treated, Not Seated. www.memorialhospitaljax.com At Memorial Emergency Care Center at Julington Creek we treat you quickly and get you on your way. Located on Race Track Road, this 12 bed, 11,000 square foot facility is a full-service ER with a dedicated pediatrics area. We can take care of all your familys emergency medical needs with little to no wait at all. (904) 230-5000 Just because were not in the middle of an election cycle doesnt mean we are not busy at the Supervisor of Elections o ce. As of this writing, the 2013 Legislative Session is taking place in Tallahassee and there are items on the agenda that may a ect change to our election laws. The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) is working with our legislators to improve a few of our current laws such as the length of the ballot. We hope to amend FS 101.61(1) to include constitutional amendments or revisions proposed by joint resolution not to exceed the 15 word caption/75 word ballot summary and to repeal FS 101.56075(4) which mandates that all voting systems utilized by voters during a state election shall permit placement on the ballot of the full text of a constitutional amendment or revision containing stricken or underlined text. Other changes we would like to see for Early Voting are amending FS 101.657(1) to require a minimum of eight days for Primary and General Elections, with the option for Supervisors to provide additional days not to exceed 14 days and to amend FS 101.657(1)(a) to allow the Supervisor the ability to select early voting sites consistent with the procedure used to select election day polling places. Even closer to home we “ nd our Voter Education program in full swing throughout St. Johns County as we visit a variety of high schools and technical centers informing students about the election process and encouraging everyone to register to vote. Sixteenand 17-yearolds can pre-register to vote by completing a Florida Voter Registration Application. On their 18th birthday, they will be eligible to vote in the next election. Upcoming Voter Education events include St. Augustine High School on May 1, Gaines Alternative School on May 2 and Bartram Trail High School on May 3. All of our voter education activities are listed on our events calendar on our website, www. votesjc.com. If you have moved recently, please dont forget to contact the Elections O ce to update your address and as always, please contact the o ce at 823-2238 anytime we can be of service. By Contributing Writer Vicky Oakes, St. Johns County Supervisor of ElectionsYour Vote Counts! In addition to the sounds of music, the smell of popcorn and smoking grills “ lling the air, there will be a food court featuring local restaurants, games and activities for kids of all ages. Of course all food and drink are free. A grand door prize drawing, valued at over $8,000 will also be held and is open for all visitors. It is a fun time for the whole Fruit Cove community and surrounding areas to come together, be amazed by incredible shows, enjoy free food and all in a family-friendly atmosphere. You cant miss the 13th annual Fruit Cove Baptist Church Car Show. Just follow the lofting delectable smoke from the grills on State Road 13 North on April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. And dont forget to bring your camera to get some shots of the car you wish you had!Car show cont. from pg. 1need customers?lg@rtpublishing.com

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 9 Snoring is a serious health condition that increases the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, cardiovascular disorders, heart failure, daytime fatigue, dementia, memory problems, obesity, diabetes and depression. During sleep, muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. This increases the velocity of airow during breathing. As the velocity of required air is increased, soft tissues like the soft palate and uvula vibrate. The vibrations of these tissues result in noisy breathingŽ or snoring. For the majority of snorers, the most aordable, non-invasive, comfortable, eective snoring solution remains a dentist-prescribed snoring preventative device Medications simply address the symptoms but do not solve the cause of the problem. If you would like a consultation, please contact our oce.287-0033 www.garidental.com Snoring Appliances No contractsLicensed and Insured904 307 6700Call forSpring SpecialsClean Cut Lawns of JAX References in Julington Creek and Palencia available YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD LAW OFFICE. BANKRUPTCY. FAMILY LAW, WILLS, PROBATE. The JCP CDD is like no other CDD in our area. Before the new recreation center was built, the board decided to release the YMCA as our recreation center management company in favor of keeping the pro“ t the YMCA was generating and using the pro“ t to pay down operations expenses. This sounded reasonable at the time. However, back then and still today, most if not all CDDs in the area have professional management companies managing their recreational facilities. I have concluded there are valid reasons for having a professional company manage the CDD. Mainly, the general manager and board at that time and today did not and do not have the full experience or expertise to manage these facilities as required. Before the new recreation center was built, supervisors told homeowners that their assessments would only increase about $100. Along the way, residents were reassured users would pay enough to cover expenses for certain programs and residents would not be required to subsidize these programs. Somehow, with all the reassurances, CDD fees have increased over 50 percent since the new recreation center was built and that is after bonds have been re“ nanced and reduced. I believe the supervisors meant well and did their best. However, that doesnt make up for the knowledge required to e ectively and e ciently manage these facilities. Because of this lack of knowledge, the programs, employee compensation and employment positions have increased way beyond what was conveyed to residents when this all began. We can all agree Julington Creek is the best community in St. Johns County in which to live. I would not want to live anywhere else and we are all fortunate to be a part of this amazing community. Yes, we have amazing programs and yes, some would consider it a good value for the money, but it still doesnt change what the original goal of the CDD was, when the recreation center was “ rst built. It should be the goal of the CDD to keep the promises of previous board members and work toward making sure every e ort is made to reduced assessments while still maintaining quality facilities. Currently, the decisions to award the general manager a $15,000 non-budgeted bonus after “ ve months of employment, to expand the Loggerhead swim team by taking on the non-budgeted cost of heating the Aquatic Center lap pool and to cap the tennis directors annual compensation package at $160,000 which is 50 percent above the national average, is taking us further away from decreasing assessments. All programs, compensation and employment positions need to be analyzed in order to increase e ciency and eliminate waste. We need to bridge the gap between the original expectation of what assessments were supposed to increase to and where they are today. The time may be right to investigate the possibility of rehiring the YMCA or some other type of recreation facility management company. I encourage all residents to voice an opinion and be an active participant in how you would like to see your tax dollars being spent. As your newly elected board supervisor, I want to hear from you. I can be reached at npage@jcpcdd.org. This article is my 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.The public is invited to share the ninth annual Bartram Bash and Earth Day, to be held on April 20, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Alpine Groves Park, located on the William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway, 2060 State Road 13 in Switzerland. Nature walks, birds and butter” ies, kayak rides, musical entertainment, childrens crafts, riverfront activities, hotdog lunch and more will be available. Two highlights of the day are Mike Adams portrayal of William Bartram and the annual butter” y release. Americas “ rst native-born naturalist was William Bartram (April 20, 1739 … July 22, 1823). William Bartram and his father John, who was appointed the Kings Botanist, explored along the St. Marys River and St. Johns River in 1776. William Bartram later returned to Florida and established a plantation along the east side of the St. Johns River in Florence Cove near the Shands Bridge in St. Johns County. Nature has been my teacher and I have followed its paths with an open heart to learn its wonders,Ž William Bartram said. In 1791 William Bartram published the book Travels about their experiences in Florida and other coastal states. Although his own plantation was not successful due to his illness and lack of experience, he described various plantations along the St. Johns River and even pinpoints a certain plantation where he visited, believed to be the Fatio Plantation of New Switzerland. He also noted various plants and commented especially on the many citrus trees he saw growing in the area. The current 55-acre site of Alpine Groves Park was part of the 1770s plantation of Swiss immigrant Frances Philip Fatio. William Bartram also described much of the wildlife he found along the river: alligators, anhinga, trout (large mouth bass), wild turkeys, deer and others. As a gifted artist, he drew many of them and sent the drawings back to England where they survive to this day. Honoring this love of nature as well as his April birthday, we created our annual Bartram Bash. Bring a camp chair or blanket, bring the family and friends and join us for this special day of events. For more information, please call Beverly or AyoLane at 209-0348.Julington Creek Plantation CDD reportBy Contributing Writer Natalie Page, Supervisor, Julington Creek Plantation Community Development DistrictIt is almost time for the ninth annual Bartram BashIn the fall of 2012, the idea of bringing frozen yogurt close to home was born. Yogurt Motion, located in Mercado Walk on Palencia Village Drive, is owned and operated by Palencia residents Scott and Lorena Sance. It is their goal to provide an awesome product at a convenient location. The company slogan is Yogurt your way,Ž which de“ nes the mission of the company„a self-serve concept that offers multiple ” avors of frozen yogurt with added toppings in the way you choose to have it. Flavors vary on a daily basis including chocolate, vanilla, cake batter and tart fruit. Multiple toppings are available to round out a delicious low fat frozen treat. Nancis frozen yogurt is featured. This yogurt contains no table sugar or lactose. It is endorsed by Runners World to improve endurance. Yogurt Motion also o ers smoothies in several ” avors and traditional frozen treats from the cooler. SpotOn provides rewards in addition to several other local merchants. Our Facebook page is available to view our satis“ ed customers whom we support including the Girl Scouts, Palencia Pirates and Nease High School. On Saturday April 13, Yogurt Motion will hold a grand opening event. The specials for the day will include buy one yogurt and get he second of equal or lesser value at 50 percent o .Ž Please join us to launch our business and to enjoy a delicious healthy treat! Be sure to see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine!New frozen yogurt shop debuts near Palencia got news?editor@thecreekline.com The CreekLine Support our fine Advertisers!

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Let Me Help You Tell Your Story To Potential Buyers. Showing Buyers How Much You Enjoy Your Home Is More Eective & Will Get Your Home Sold Faster & For More $$$! DENISE BASH May, Realtor DeniseBash@Yahoo.comCall today! (904) 568-5198 With You . Every Step Of The Way! Time ” ies when youre having fun! And wow, time is ” ying on the William Bartram Scenic Highway. Its April already no fooling! The Scenic Highway Management Council is also moving quickly to encourage and “ nd new members for our organization. Several promotions are planned for 2013 and the “ rst event is on April 20 at Alpine Groves Park: the ninth annual Bartram Bash. Come one, come all for a day of fun for youngsters, young at heart and mature adults! There will be trail walks, kayak rides, exhibits, booths, butter” y release, music, free food and more. The food is free for all but were willing to accept donations. There will be a special appearance of William Bartram (Mile Adams) to tell about early life in this area. The Bartram Bash is a cooperative event between our William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway Management Council and St. Johns County Parks. The food is funded entirely by donations from our own members along with a large donation from The Legacy, our new neighbor on State Road 13, directly across from Alpine Groves Park. The Legacy will also lend us their three-hole miniature putt-putt course for more fun for all you youngsters. For those of you who may have missed it, The Legacy is an assisted living facility on State Road 13 and a wonderful addition to our area. The owners and managers of The Legacy are special, caring people. The second calendar event is our “ rst annual Antique Appraisal Day to be held on May 11, 2013, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Professional appraisers will be on hand to estimate the values of your antiques … you know, those things youve had sitting around for years and often wondered, What do you think that is worth?Ž Watch for announcements for this exciting and fun event; posters will begin appearing in your favorite local stores soon. The Antique Appraisal Day will be held at the new RiverTown Community on State Road 13 at their beautiful new Amenity Center. RiverTown Management and the St. Joe Company have agreed to let us use the amenity center for this non-pro“ t, fundraising event. For those of you not familiar with RiverTown it is straight down the Scenic Highway about eight and a half miles south of Race Track Road, adjacent to the new riverfront park and the newly built round-about. Another project now underway is the history lesson planning project mentioned in earlier columns. These lesson plans are intended for our kids in St. Johns County schools with the intent of teaching the history of NW St. Johns County from prehistoric days to the present. We recently met with a representative of the School District, our consultant (Brockington Cultural Resources Consulting) and St. Johns County planners to discuss state and federal standards that must be met in our delivered lesson plans. Dr. Joyner has encouraged this project. Were now on our way for an expected completion date in the fourth quarter of 2013. Stay tuned! Theres more to come from this progressive group of doers and we welcome your participation. Come join us by becoming an active member in the Scenic Highway Management Council.Dear Editor, The CreekLines JCP CDD Report by Mr. Lansdale in February commented on tennis pro compensation but did not give you the following information. The JCP CDD employs tennis pros paid a low base salary plus commission. Paying commission minimizes CDD payroll expenses and encourages productivity. The CDD retains 20 percent of lesson and clinic revenue and 100 percent of court fees, non resident court fees, special events, camps and the use of the ball machine. CDD fees for tennis services are average or below average compared to other local tennis clubs. The CDD tennis “ xed costs amount to $146,871, consisting of salaries for director and assistant tennis pros, bene“ ts, FICA, court maintenance sta and tennis o ce sta CDD tennis revenue is $164,620 and results in a program pro“ t of $17,749. Our tennis program is one of the more “ nancially successful in the tennis business in Northeast Florida with results based on hard work. Our JCP CDD-employed tennis professionals have accomplished this and should be applauded not criticized. Cathy Klein JCP CDD Supervisor Dear Editor: I am writing to clarify the record regarding Mr. OMearas letter to the editor last month. He stated that I asked the GM to display the Jewish Menorah a few years ago.Ž He also implies that I used my position to further a self serving interest.Ž This is simply not the truth. I have never and will never use my position in this manner. During the Recreation Centers “ rst year of operation, in my capacity as a resident, I did ask the general manager why a Christmas tree was the only winter holiday symbol displayed. I suggested that an item representative of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah be added. The following year a Menorah was included. I was not involved in that decision, nor do I know how it came about that it was included in the display. These actions all occurred prior to my candidacy and subsequent election to the board of supervisors. Resident Nina Kannatt-Gapinski simply asked a question, just as Mr. OMeara has and something that we all have a right to do. Once the question is asked, it is up to district sta to investigate and act appropriately. I respect Mr. OMearas position and passion regarding the addition of a nativity scene to the display, as well as his right to bring issues to the board of supervisors. As a supervisor, I will continue to vote my conscience and do what I believe is in the best interests of the JCP CDD and the community. Sincerely,Nina A. Kannatt…Gapinski, Esq. Chairperson, JCP CDD Board of SupervisorsMemorial Hospital now makes it easy for patients to update their family members during the surgery process. The SurgiTrak program allows us to send a text message or email to a mobile device such as a smart phone, tablet or any other computer or laptop with an internet connection. To sign up, all a patient needs to do is tell a registration representative they want to enroll in SurgiTrak and give their email address. An invitation will be emailed to them sometime within a week of their date of surgery. The email will give them a link to an enrollment form they can use to enter the mobile phone numbers and/ or email addresses of those who have agreed to get updates from us during their surgery. This enrollment will only be used for this surgery. The information in the updates will be HIPAA compliant, meaning patient privacy will be protected. Nothing patientspeci“ c will be sent … the updates will not include a name, or the kind of surgery being performed, etc. To protect a patients privacy, only information regarding surgery status will be sent, such as the following: € Patient in Pre-Op € Patient in Holding € Patient in Operating Room € Patient in Recovery € Patient Out of Recovery € Patient in Room or Patient Discharged Home Look for the Memorial Hospital ad in this issue of The CreekLine!William Bartram Scenic and Historic Highway updateBy Contributing Writer Al Abbatiello, alabbat@bellsouth.net Hospital makes it easier to update family members during surgery Letter to the Editor Letter to the Editor W W W WWWwww.TheCreekLine.comVisit our website: The CreekLineAdvertise in YOUR Community Newspaper!287-4913

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Our equipment provides the same, or better, quality of water that those extremely high priced companies offer, at a mere fraction of the cost.Bene“ts of Soft Water: Improves Water Heater Ef“ciencyReduces Hard water build up Better for your skin Improved cleaning for laundry and dishes Better Tasting WaterYou will be amazed at the difference soft water makes. 904.823.3764 $20 GEL Manicures $15 Manicures $20 Pedicures ~~~ Ask for Heather9889 San Jose Boulevard904-329-2573www.adriennemichelles.comFull Service Salon & Spa Gi Certicates Available 1 Hour Swedish Massage $40 1 Hour Deep Cleansing Facial $50 Spa Packages from $140 (Day of Beauty) It was supposed to be a meeting of the minds, but instead, it was a constant confrontation with little room for compromise. A raucous crowd estimated at 300 people of Julington Creek Plantation residents, primarily those living in The Parkes, for over two hours hurled insults and laughter of disbelief at the principals of Mastercraft Builder Group as they held a town hall presentation on March 11 in the Julington Creek Plantation Recreation Center for their proposed use of one and a half acres of land at the northwest corner of Durbin Creek Boulevard and Race Track Road, the entrance to The Parkes subdivision. A company controlled by the three Mastercraft partners bought the land, now zoned for residential use, and the intention is to seek a change in zoning from the county for use to build o ces. The construction is slated for 2015 at the earliest. No plans have been “ led at this point with St. Johns County for rezoning. The community meeting was held for the partners to make a factual presentation about their plans for the land and their options for its use. They noted they were not required to hold this meeting, but did so in order for Julington Creek Plantation residents to have a clear understanding of their plans and make any requests or modi“ cations in plans at an early stage. Many residents of The Parkes oppose the zoning change and the insertion of o ce space into what they say is space that should stay as it is … undeveloped, their “ rst choice … or have compatible homes built on the property. Chris Shee, managing partner of Mastercraft Builder Group continuously attempted to make a complete presentation to the assembled homeowners, but was frequently interrupted by jeers and challenges, including charges almost at the beginning of the meeting he was threateningŽ the homeowners with what ultimately would be done with the property if Mastercraft is unable to build its company headquarters on the site. Mastercraft is considering several options for the property, including a campus setting of up to four buildings to house 12 to 15 company employees, along with a sales and design center for purchasers of the companys homes to visit. A second option is to build a single building. Shee says the campus option at this point is the best option because it will allow the preservation of most of the mature hardwood trees on the property. In every scenario presented or discussed, all buildings would be a single story. A proposed entrance to the property from Race Track Road was included in the presentation, in addition to an entrance from Durbin Creek Boulevard. Shee said in the event the rezoning is not successful, Mastercraft may opt to build up to “ ve homes on the property, as allowed under current zoning. Some residents asked if Mastercraft would consider selling the property to a homeowners group to preserve the property in its current condition in perpetuity. Shee responded Mastercraft would consider all proposals for the land. It was noted Mastercraft has considerable current investment in the property beyond the initial purchase price, now estimated in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The land is the site of a former cattle dip from over 50 years ago and, as a result, has environmental issues with residual arsenic needing clean up. Shee said his company has paid consultants to survey the property and make recommendations on what should be done to remove the arsenic from the ground. He indicated that whatever is done to the land, whether it hosts o ce space or homes, some cleanup will be required. The greatest cleanup will be required for building homes and that will also result in the greatest loss of mature hardwood trees. Currently, there are no trespassingŽ signs posted on the property; Shee said it is critical children stay away from the property with the arsenic contamination. Plans are being drawn for fencing the land to keep trespassers away. The Parkes homeowners object to the rezoning for a number of reasons, including fears for the safety of children walking or riding bicycles to nearby Julington Creek Elementary School and residents who jog and walk their pets in the area. Residents say the increased tra c from 12 to 15 employees of the proposed o ces plus potential customers will make the area unsafe for pedestrians. Other residents fear the loss of homeowner value if o ces are built adjacent to residential property. The property backs up to homes fronting on Flora Parke Drive in The Parkes. Shee indicated a natural, wooded bu er exists between the land and the rear of the property lines on Flora Parke Drive, ranging from 35 feet at the closest point to an average of over 100 feet at most places. No further public meetings are planned at this point; Shee indicated he and his partners are willing to meeting with residents or groups of residents to discuss new ideas, proposed changes or provide clear information.Confrontation by JCP residents meets land ownersBy J. Bruce RichardsonThe St. Johns County Sheri s O ce would like to advise residents of a possible scam in the name of law enforcement. The Sheri s O ce has received several calls recently of a suspicious solicitation. The caller states that they are working with the Sheri s O ce to raise money to help children. The caller has also been using aggressive tactics in at least one of the calls. Victims have not given any money to the callers, but alerted the Sheri s O ce because of their suspicions. The Sheri s O ce reminds our residents that we do not solicit funds over the telephone.Possible scam alertBy Contributing Writer Kevin Kelshaw, St. Johns County Sheriffs Of ceting, author Cynthia Enuton, Family Fun Travels, Far Fetched Tales Agility, Flashback Photography, Hawaiian Snoasis, Homemade Hounds, Jacksonville Pet Crematory, Julington Tire Center, Little Ds Mobile Dog Salon, Luckee Dog K9 Ice Cream, Rewarded Behavior Continues, Shaggy Chic Spa and Silpada Jewelry. Donations were also received from Greenbriar Animal Hospital, Jacksonville Zoo, Pawsitive Life Magazine and Publix. During the afternoon S.A.F.E. was able to “ nd new homes for several of the dogs they brought to the festival. Whether you were looking for a new furry friend or just taking the dog out for a bit of camaraderie with their doggie friends, it was de“ nitely not an afternoon to be barked at. It was howling good time!Dog Day Afternoon cont. from pg. 1 Community Empowerment SeriesSaturday, April 27 Auditorium at Nease High School 10:00 a.m.„12:00 noon (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.)This nal session of the series will feature nationally known speaker Theresa Payton. Topics include the dangers of the digital age and how communities can help law enforcement in providing a digital neighborhood watch. There will also be a discussion on how to create, maintain and protect a healthy digital identity for all family members, adults and children alike. For more information and to register online, please visit http://communityempowermentseries.com/.

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Page 12, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com ACCREDITEDACCREDITATION ASSOCIATION for AMBULATORYHEALTH CARE EYE CENTER OF ST. AUGUSTINE & WORLD GOLF VILLAGETHE EYE SURGERY CENTER OF ST. AUGUSTINE AAAHC 940-9200 T T Jacksonville 10130 Philips Highway (904) 262-8113 Across from Avenues Mall, exit 339 Open 7 Days A Week AveLighting.com Portico Outdoor Fan English bronze “nish with unique palm leaf blades.Now $209.00 Was $317.00sale! 52Ž Britton English bronze “nish with teak blades.Now $199.00 Was $295.00 Ceiling Fan Ja c Shop Jacksonvilles largest selection of fans during our incredible Pre Season Fan Sale … Hurry sale ends soon! VARSITY INSURANCE, INC. 268-6365www.varsityinsuranceagency.com Email: varsity@fdn.com For coverage, service and rate second opinions . Tina P. Fernandez, CPA, PLwww.tpfcpa.com 904-287-2195 Over 30 Years Experience Have Con“dence 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. Ava Hampton of Fruit Cove Middle School won top honors in the inaugural St. Johns County School Districts (SJCSD) History Fair. Her project, entitled Seneca Falls Conference, was awarded the Overall Most Outstanding Project and she was presented with a check for $100 from the St. Augustine Historical Society. Over 200 students participated at the school level. Forty“ ve history projects represented by 75 participants competed in the SJCSD History Fair. Participating schools included Fruit Cove Middle School (FCMS), Landrum Middle School (LMS), Switzerland Point Middle School (SPMS), Bartram Trail High School (BTHS) and Creekside High School (CHS). The inaugural SJCSD History Fair projects were on display at Bartram Trail High School which also hosted the awards ceremony. The history fair was a culmination of the e orts of the SJCSD and teacher sponsors including Teresa McCormick, FCMS; Richard Billette, LMS; Dorothy Anagnostou, SPMS; Jacob Teuscher, BTHS; Richard Marabell and Joseph Herskovitz, CHS. Travis Brown, SJCSD secondary social studies program specialist, coordinated the history fair. The History Fair received outstanding support from the St. Johns County historical community. The judges for the fair represented organizations including The St. Augustine Historical Society, The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, the University of Florida, the St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation, Fort Mose Historic State Park, Brockington and Associates, the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration, Castillo de San Marcos and the Colonial Dames of St. Augustine. Prize money was generously provided from the following supporters: St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation, Brockington and Associates, Publix Supermarket Charities, Chipotle Mexican Grill, RPM Automotive, the St. Augustine 450th Commemoration, and the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. NW St. Johns County students who were category winners are as follows: Research paper, Junior Division First PlaceHarrison Do, FCMS Website: individual Junior Division First PlaceDanielle Haddock, FCMS Third PlaceIsabelle Amacker, SPMS Website: individual Senior Division First Place-Amanda Rorabaugh, BTHS Second PlaceJacob Allen, BTHS Website: group, Junior Division First Place-Easton Pillay and Cade Bedell, SPMS Second Place-Jake Glass and Ethan Griner, SPMS Website: group, Senior Division First Place-Jesse Burkett, Liam Leahy, Evan Rodriguez, Geo Watson and Cody Gan, BTHS Exhibit: individual, Junior Division First Place-Ava Hampton, FCMS Second PlaceMegan Wolf, FCMS Third PlaceJacob Lough, FCMS Exhibit: individual, Senior Division First Place-Anna Thompson, CHS Second Place-Emily Xanders, CHS Third Place-Je rey Reyes, CHS Exhibit-group, Junior Division First PlaceChristiana Lovell, Megan Radney and Sophia Sberna, FCMS Exhibit-group, Senior Division First Place-Niecea Pauley, Jessica Price and Juliana Rocha, CHS Second PlaceAlexis Daniels, Paige Daniels, Monica Maldonado and Catherine Kinkead, CHS Third Place-Connor Merritt, River CrossŽ Blocker, and Ashton Wade, CHS Documentary, Junior Division First PlaceJosephine Teat and Emile Therrien, FCMS Fourteen students representing the four participating schools were selected to compete in the State History Fair scheduled for May 5 and 6 in Tallahassee. History Fair director Travis Brown is coordinating the trip. The participants are Ava Hampton, FCMS; Christiana Lovell, Megan Radney and Sophia Sberna, FCMS; Harrison As a casual user of social media, I have noticed a hotter tone and a raised level of tension between my friendsŽ on any number of current issues. Among even my small circle of contacts, I can read, at any moment, comments that both praise and condemn some proposed change in the status of gun rights, gay marriage, abortion laws, the public budget or whatever. But, be sure, this is not a new phenomenon in American public discourse. We need only to recall the heated and divisive battles our nation has survived, from the most well-known, the Civil War, to some maybe lesser known, but no less bitterly divisive, like the labor disputes of the early 20th century, the California water wars, the treatment of native Americans, etc. No, we, today, certainly cannot claim discovery rights to divisive politics. In fact, as I will show, it is built into our constitutional DNA, if you will. Last month I introduced R. Freeman Butts and his idea of the Twelve Tables of Civism. In this paradigm, Butts delineated 12 principles fundamental to American civic education and, I believe, necessary for all citizens understanding of American civic life. He structured these 12 principles under two headings. Under unum (one) he listed: justice, equality, authority, participation, truth and patriotism„those principles necessary for promoting the general welfare. Countering each of those in respective order under pluribus (the many) are: freedom, diversity, privacy, due process, property and human rights„those principles necessary to secure the blessing of liberty. Butts separated these principles into the two categories to emphasize their countervailing nature and their true and corrupted forms. Our civic condition begins and ends with a dilemma. What is the healthy balance between liberty for individuals and government control of those liberties for the welfare of society? Many people today are quick to support unlimited individual liberty as the most desired condition. But liberty has a corrupted form. Remember how Thomas Hobbes described society, that in the state of natureŽ unlimited liberty is merely the equivalent of anarchy„a condition that he said renders life poor, nasty, brutish and short.Ž Liberty is a wonderful gift guaranteed by our founding documents. But none of us wants to have to fend for ourselves in a government-free society, regardless of how tempting the thought may sometimes sound. Justice, in contrast, is the e ort to control the misuse of liberty. The old saying serves us well, Your right to swing your “ st ends at the end of my nose.Ž Ours is a system founded on the rule of law„laws approved by duly elected representatives and applied to all equally and fairly. Even though we can all conjure to mind circumstances that belie that fact, such justice is, at very least, our goal. So, as our Facebook friendsŽ and fellow tweeters blather about one extreme opinion or another, they are merely conducting the democratic task of balancing liberty and justice. I wish, though, the blather were a bit more civil.Local students excel at countys History Fair E Pluribus Unum: Civics for one and allBy James A. Lee, M.Ed., Ed.D. ABD, Peer Teacher Evaluator, St. Johns County School DistrictSnowden, Matthew Gibson and Felipe Hanel, LMS; Megan Wolf, FCMS; Amanda Rorabaugh, BTHS; Easton Pillay and Cade Bedell, SPMS; Danielle Haddock, FCMS; Harrison Do, FCMS; and Samuel Werner, LMS. The SJCSD History Fair is produced in conjunction with the National History Fair sponsored by National History Day. The project-based learning that is emphasized by the History Fair provides an excellent opportunity for students to showcase college and career readiness skills including research, writing, speaking and creative thinking while embracing history. We are all faced with a series ofgreat opportunities disguised asimpossible situations.~Chuck Swindoll

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Page 14, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com 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 Imprint Properties, LLCTed F. Schmidt Realtor/Property Manager Sherry R. Schmidt Broker/RealtorLocal Family Owned and Operatedwww.ImprintProperties.com Search like a Realtor!Choose Imprint Properties for ALL of your Real Estate and Property Management needs!904-230-1020Visit our Website Senior Women brought the school together to fundraise for fellow senior Taylor Haberman. Since she was young, Haberman has had heart-related health issues. Because of all these issues, she has PLE, or Protein Losing Enteropathy. Basically, she cant produce many of the proteins her body needs. Now she is waiting at Shands in Gainesville for a heart transplant and they lack the funds for it. So the Senior Women decided to do something about it. The two girls that started this were Gaby Ponce and Anna Ho er,Ž remarked Suzy Smith, Senior Women club sponsor. They were the ones who went to Mrs. Sapp and asked, Can we do a fundraiser for Taylor Haberman?Ž At a recent senior assembly, Ponce and Ho er brought this information into the light and also introduced the fundraiser: Heart to Heart for Haberman. From March 13 through 15, Senior Women club members carried around red bags to collect donations for Haberman. Also at this assembly, they decided to make a Harlem ShakeŽ video to send to Haberman at Shands. Taylor cant come home for a while,Ž stated Smith, so we made the video to cheer her up and make her smile.Ž So far, Senior Women has raised over $800 on behalf of Haberman. Smith shared, I love that the kids are doing this. It shows they truly have a heart for each other and they are willing to help one of their own.Ž Helping Hands of St. Johns County will meet on April 26 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Community Church Community Center on County Road 210. The Rippers will meet at 10:00 a.m.; they are still retro“ tting clothes through BTHS HappeningsFrom one heart to another: Students come together to help their ownBy Kelly Boyer, BTHS StudentOn calling Taylors mom, she spoke of her daughters determination to persevere through this extended hospital visit. Taylors missing a lot of her senior events right now, but shes trying really hard to make it for graduation in June.Ž Senior Women is still accepting donations. If you would like to donate or if you would like more information on the Heart to Heart for Haberman project, please contact Suzy Smith at smiths2@stjohns.k12. ” .us. Taylor HabermanHelping Hands update for AprilBy Contributing Writer Jackie Valyou Jana Clukey, Connor Clukey, Clarence Zerbest, Tracy Ring and Erin Ring with decorated pillowcases. The CreekLine YOURCommunity NewspaperSend us your community news! editor@thecreekline.com Sew Much Comfort for our wounded soldiers in rehabilitations facilities across the country. Anyone wishing to donate new athletic t-shirts or knitted athletic shorts in sizes medium, large or extra large may contact gsusanb@hotmail.com. This months project will be Mothers Day Purses for the women at the Betty Gri n House. This non-pro“ t helps battered and abused women in the area. This will be the “ fth year the group has furnished clothes, purses, costume jewelry and makeup to the women at the shelter. Since Helping Hands relies solely on donation of goods and services, anyone may donate new items by contacting jacqphil@aol. com. In March, Helping Hands held an Easter Egg Hunt for special needs children in the area. Boy Scouts from Troop 280 made boxes for eggs to be hidden at wheelchair height and did a great job camou” aging the boxes and decorating them. Besides the egg gathering, there was a craft corner for the children, a plush adoption center for each child to adopt a new stu ed bunny and refreshments furnished by Benitos, First Florida, Publix and Winn Dixie. Thanks to all who helped on this project. The smiles were the best! The last of the patriotic pillowcases were delivered to Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home. Helping Hands, with the help of Brownie Troop 1058, the Clukey family and its members, painted, stenciled and stamped 120 pillowcases. Helping Hands is a volunteer group that meets the last Friday of the month to do a small project for the community. There are no dues, o cers or stress. No money is collected and donations are always accepted. Our motto is We do what we can with what we have.Ž

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 15 For Appointment Call904-230-0080 NEW LOCATION! 485 State Road 13Suite 3 (Next to Burger King) Dr. Thomas Lahmannwww.julingtoncreekchiro.com Is Back or Neck Pain Impacting Your Life? Dr. Thomas Lahmann Chiropractic PhysicianHumana Beech Street A Proud Participating Provider for Aetna and Blue Cross / Blue Shield United Insurance Plans Accepts All Auto Insurance Julington Creek Chiropractic & Wellness Center P.A.SpineMedTM Spinal Disc DecompressionA Safe and Pain-Free Procedure Designed for Back & Neck pain Non-Surgical, Drug Free Procedures for: Family Fun! ~Saturdays~ 10am to 2pm St. Johns River Farmers Market ~In beautiful Alpine Groves Park ~2060 SR 13, Switzerland, FL 32259 ~info: St.JohnsRiverFarmersMarket@gmail.com www.facebook.com/St.JohnsRiverFarmersMarketVendor Info: 904-347-8900Local produce, baked goods, cheese, delicacies, art, crafts, kids activities, live music & more! Family Fun! ~Saturdays~ 10am to 2pm Vendor Inf o: 8900 With springtime planting under way and dry conditions forecast for spring and summer in north and east-central Florida, year-round water conservation is one of the most important strategies to help meet Floridas water supply needs now and in the future. Watering restrictions are in place throughout the year within the St. Johns River Water Management Districts 18-county region to ensure the e cient use of water for lawn and landscape irrigation. Coinciding with the return to daylight saving time on March 10, landscape irrigation is allowed up to two days a week before 10:00 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m. Landscape irrigation is limited to the following days: o Wednesday and Saturday for residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an odd number or have no address€ Thursday and Sunday for residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an even number € Tuesday and Friday for nonresidential landscape irrigationIn addition, irrigation is limited to three-quarters of an inch of water per irrigation zone and to no more than one hour per irrigation zone on each day that irrigation occurs. The restrictions apply to water withdrawn from ground or surface water, from a private well or pump, or from a public or private water utility. Some exceptions apply, such as the use of water from a reclaimed water supply, which is allowed any time except when a local government restricts the use of reclaimed water. Landscape irrigation is limited to one day a week during Eastern Standard Time, which resumes the “ rst Sunday in November. Currently, rainfall averages across the region vary widely „ Volusia County is more than 11 inches below normal rainfall for the past 12 months, while Baker County is 12.5 inches above normal rainfall for the same period. Regardless of temporary conditions, watering wisely year-round promotes healthier lawns and landscapes and can save thousands of gallons of water per month, as well as saving homeowners money. To help homeowners save water, the Districts online plant database provides a comprehensive and searchable listing of plants most suitable for a variety of growing conditions. Inside the home, “ xing leaks and replacing older high-water-use plumbing “ xtures with newer watersaving ones can save signi“ cant amounts of water. The District also focuses on year-round conservation by requiring all permit holders to use water e ciently, encouraging the use of reclaimed water and storm water to conserve potable water. Additional details about the watering restrictions are available at ” oridaswater.com/wateringrestrictions.The St. Johns County Public Library System and the Florida Institute of Certi“ ed Public Accountants are teaming up to participate in the second annual MoneyWi$e Week, April 29 through May 5, 2013. Financial planning workshops for adults will be o ered at three library locations. Following is a list of the courses, dates, times and locations: Wednesday, May 1 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library (827-6950) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2 p.m.: Estate Planning 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Investing: How to Develop and Implement an Investment Strategy Thursday, May 2 at the Southeast Branch Library (827-6900) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.: Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.: Investing: How to Develop and Implement an Investment Strategy 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Tax Planning for Individuals Saturday, May 4 at the Bartram Trail Branch Library (827-6960) 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 am, Social Security: Overview and Strategies 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.: Estate Planning 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.: Tax Planning for the Small Business Please register for one or more workshops by contacting the library where you wish to attend programs. Attendees may participate in any one or all of the classes. There will also be Teen Financial Literacy workshops at the Bartram Trail Branch on Saturday, June 15 and the Southeast Branch on Saturday, June 22. The Florida Institute of Certi“ ed Public Accountants (FICPA) is the professional organization for CPAs in the State of Florida and public service is one of their primary missions. Northeast Florida was represented at the Filmapalooza Film Festival in Hollywood in early March. The “ lm NoraŽ won the Jacksonville 48 Hour Film contest and was screened at the historic Chinese Theatre, in the former Graumans Theatre Complex, known for celebrity handprints set in cement. Filmapalooza is the 48 Hour Film Projects 11th annual screening and awards ceremony. NoraŽ was created in only 48 hours by a team of “ lmmakers whose diverse body of work includes feature length “ lms, short “ lms, documentaries, commercials and music videos. This “ lm is one of over 4,000 “ lms from 115 cities around the world that competed in 2012. Andrew Cardy, Tim Driscoll, Lori Driscoll, Joel Russo, Trey Vollmer, Filipe Gusmao, and Andrew Langenbach attended Filmapalooza and joined “ lmmakers from around the world including Cape Town, Hong Kong, Prague, Osaka and Dubai. The guest speaker was Director Dennis Dugan, whose “ lms have grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. For more information about Filmapalooza, please visit www. “ lmapalooza.org. About the 48 Hour Film Project: The 48 Hour Film Project is the oldest and largest timed “ lm competition in the world. The 48 Hour Film Projects mission is to advance “ lmmaking and promote “ lmmakers. The tight 48-hour deadline puts the focus squarely on the “ lmmakers, emphasizing creativity and teamwork and doingŽ instead of talking.Ž The emphasis is also on building communities of local creative people facilitating making new connections, showcasing skills and celebrating what creativity and teamwork can accomplish in just one weekend.Springtime irrigation should be water e cientBy Contributing Writer Teresa H. Monson, St. Johns River Water Management DistrictFinancial planning workshops scheduled Jacksonville lm screened in Hollywood Childrens Art Activity Wednesday, April 24 3 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library If you like art and youre in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project inspired by the works of this months artist!Sponsored by the Friends of the Library The CreekLine Support our fine Advertisers!

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Everyone purchasing a Gift Card will receive a FREE car wash. 4/09/13: Zaxbys on San Jose Blvd., from 5pm-8pm. 4/17/13: Bruccis Pizza Spirit Night on State Road 13, 4:00pm … Close. 20% of all guest bills will be donated to Relay. 4/17/13: Firehouse Subs on SR13, Spirit Night, from 5pm-9pm. 20% of proceeds to benet Relay. ON GOING (Until the day of the event … May 4, 2013) Chance drawing for a quilt $5.00 each AND Chance drawing for Personal Chef prepared meal for $6… Contact Becky Kimball at greglbeckyl@bellsouth.net Fight Like a Girl Shirt Decals $10.00 each … Contact Lori Beth Visconti at loribeth_visconti@yahoo.comFor questions or to get involved please contact Marianne Quigg, Event Chair at relay.for.life.bartram.trail@gmail.com or Kim Aslan, Fundraising Chair at aka626@hotmail.com Both my parents, grandmother, mother-in-law, and extended family members have suered at the hands of cancer. I lost all except my mother and grandmother. My beloved father passed away from lung cancer and he took a piece of my heart that can never be recovered. I told him I would do something to make him proud. Relay for Life of Bartram Trail has allowed me to fulll my promise. I will continue to relay until one day we all hear the words A CURE HAS BEEN FOUNDŽ. Please join my fellow relayers and I in our battle against cancer. Kim Aslan, Fundraising. Buy A Business John SerbCerti“ed Business Intermediary www.FirstCoastBizBuySell.com Call 904-613-2658 for a Con“dential No-Cost Valuation & Consultation This months movie review belongs to the “ lm Oz the Great and Powerful, a fantasy and adventure “ lm for adults, teens and pre-teens to enjoy. From Kansas and tornado alley, Oscar Diggs, portrayed by James Franco, is catapulted in his hot air balloon to the Land of Oz. A circus magician and often a charlatan, Oz has landed in a colorful world of riches and amazing new circumstances. A prophecy foretells of a wizard who will come to Oz and save the people from the evil that has befallen the land. Can this man of questionable morals and honor be the wizard they have dreamed of? Oscar, also amazingly known as Oz, is found by one of three witch sisters, Theodora, played by Mila Kunis. A sheltered and seemingly innocent woman, she is enamored of Oz and believes he may be the answer to the prophecy, yet he does turn out to be part of her transformation. Her sisters Evanora and Glinda, depicted by Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, are good and bad or bad and good witches, but that is yet to be discovered and they are less fooled by the trickster side of Oz. Will Oz save Oz and become the man they have been waiting for? Sam Raimi has directed this “ lm as the beginnings of the great and powerful Oz and does so engagingly. From the black and white beginnings to the vividly colorful Land of Oz, he takes you on a journey of change, with the people of Oz, the sisters and Oz himself. The story stays true to the original with a few exceptions to the relationships and how they develop, though they are all interesting concepts and portrayals. Franco plays Oz initially as a shyster with few redeeming US News and World Report has ranked River Garden Hebrew Home among the Best Nursing Homes in the United States. This ranking is one of the most popular tools among Baby Boomers when researching and evaluating nursing homes. Approximately 20 percent of all nursing homes in Florida and slightly less than 19 percent nationwide, earned an overall “ ve-star rating. This prestigious status re” ects River Gardens 5-star ranking for overall performance in health inspections, nurse sta ng and quality of medical care by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the The spring sports are starting to wind down, including the boys and girls lacrosse teams at Bartram Trail High School. With districts imminent, both teams have been preparing all season for a victory of the district title. Whether it is a “ rst title for the boys or a legacy title for the girls, Bears lacrosse is more determined than ever to “ ght for the win. Boys lacrosse has had an impressively better season then last year with a majority of wins and team heart that keeps them going. Alek Schroeder, a senior and four-time varsity player, describes di erences from last years season, to this years: Last year, we battled adversity with young, new coaches, while playing against experienced teams with coaches they had had for years. This year, we have more chemistry then weve ever had. We are all perfectly “ t for our positions and I feel like we have “ nally reached an equilibrium with our coaching sta and our players.Ž After an exceptional win against the Creekside Knights this season, the Bears motivation and con“ dence is fueled and ready for the games to come. Schroeder continues talking about his teams ambitions: Our goal is a district title, which weve always been runner-up to. So, this drives us more than ever to play to our full potential in each and every game.Ž Heads held high and the Movie ReviewOz the Great and PowerfulDirected by: Sam Raimi. Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weisz. Review by T.G. StantonGood Movie, Glad to Have Seen It (4 out of 5)qualities and boyishly charming as he comes to terms with his own paths to changes he may or may not make. From dealing with the people of the Emerald City to his budding relationship with the good witch, Oz uses ingenuity and imagination to conquer their disbelief and the evil headed their way. Kunis transforms from innocent to wicked through a broken heart, though her evil sister always knew the possibilities were there and aids the process through a bit of magic and manipulation. The tinkers, munchkins and clothes makers of the Emerald City round out the defenders of the city, an unlikely group against the vicious ” ying baboons, all delivered through clever e ects and costuming. The movie is fun and the twists and turns of the story keep you guessing and entertained. An enjoyable “ lm.Local nursing home earns high ranking BTHS Sports RoundupBy Megan Grant, BTHS Student federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. Be sure to see their ad in this issue of The CreekLine! inspiration to conquer de“ nes the boys lacrosse team and their hopes for the future. As the underdogs last year and with big shoes to “ ll this year, the Lady Bears lacrosse team is motivated to play to win. A trip to the “ nal four state championship game this past season„when the girls were suppose to have a rebuilding yearŽ„led to high standards and determination for the years to come. I have never had a group of girls that are so driven and work so hard together. We dont just have one or two all stars on the team; every girl out on the “ eld is a threat,Ž claimed Meghan Fanning, head varsity coach. With playo s starting soon, Fanning continues, Weve had one of the toughest schedules this season in the state of Florida and these big, competitive, games have prepared them well. Im really proud of the team and what theyve become and I know they have what it takes.Ž How hard would you play today, if you knew you couldnt play tomorrowŽ is a quote that the Lady Bears like to play by. Through inspiration, teamwork and a drive to achieve their goals, they are determined to prove to North Florida that they deserve the title they have worked towards all season.Newman and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the camp has touched the lives of some 57,000 children and their families. The camp is available for kids ages seven to 16 with diseases such as asthma, bleeding disorders, cancer, diabetes, spina bi“ da, transplants and much more. Palencia hosted its “ rst charity tennis tournament in 2012. Tennis director Tom Salmon said the goal for the 2013 event, scheduled for April 12 through 14, is $10,000. Other members of the committee include Amir Malik, Lisa Davies, Kathy Tracy, Maria Cavanaugh, Barbara Colton and Alexis McDaniel. Malik, a kidney specialist doctor in St. Augustine, is in charge of fundraising and is “ nding businesses eager to donate. The event will be at the Palencia Tennis Center, beginning with a pro exhibition on Friday, April 12, followed by “ rst round matches. Players will get a t-shirt, goodie bag, drinks and lunch. The tournament ends Sunday, April 14. Todd Martin is the featured pro player. Martin reached the mens singles “ nal at the 1994 Australian Open and the 1999 U.S. Open. His careerhigh singles ranking was once No. 4 in the world. The cost is $50 per person with a variety of mens and ladies doubles and mixed play. To register, pay in person at the Palencia Tennis Center or online at www.courtsideusa.com. Create a player account and add Palencia Tennis CenterŽ as your club. For more details contact Salmon at tom.salmon@hines.com.Palencia tennis cont. from pg. 1

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 17 Same day appointments available. Brysons ~ Upscale Resale ~ Fine Furniture & Dcor ~ We Make Consignment Easy! Call 904-998-9884 Email: upscaleresale@brysonsfurniture.com Ethan Allen set (Chaulk painted) Switzerland resident Malea Guiriba had Pie in the SkyŽ ideas, so the name stuck. Those ideas have helped to make dreams have come true over and over again in her march to make life a better place in Hastings, Florida, a corner of St. Johns County few know much about. It all began in 2005 when she opened a shelter in Hastings for Betty Gri n House with funds granted by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV). Guiriba had done advocacy work for several agencies in the past but this assignment was di erent. The residents of this rural community did not trust outsiders. Im sure they looked at me like just another agency coming into town and making all kind of promises then leaving,Ž Guiriba shared. For four years Guiriba worked hard to get the word out about the services available at the shelter then wham! The FCADV pulled the projects grant due to lake of funding. I remember being in the car and crying while thinking about how here we are … just one more agency up and leaving,Ž she stated. At this point Guiriba decided to stay in Hastings; it had won her heart. She no longer wanted any agency funding her work. She wanted to create her own self-su cient organization that could help anyone in need. While having lunch at Johnnys Kitchen, a landmark spot on Main Street in Hastings, she got inspired. The one thing Johnny doesnt have is dessert. Maybe I could make pies and sell them to fund my work in Hastings,Ž she thought. Without any experience in baking pies, Guiriba took over the storefront next to Johnnys Kitchen. Friends hosted her “ rst major fundraiser, Pilau, Pies and Pews,Ž which sold homemade pilau, plenty of pies and church pews that had been painted by local artists. They raised $2,000„the seed money needed to get Pie in the Sky o the ground. That was in the fall of 2009. Guiriba explained, We baked and sold pies out of that storefront for over three years. Now we just sell our pies at fundraisers and special events. But those “ rst few years people drove from all over to buy our pies!Ž Since then, funding has come from many di erent sources. Guiriba states that when people hear their story, they give. Christs Church of Serenada Beach recently joined their ranks and have committed to have funding for food for the Wednesday food bank, which is Pie in the Skys largest ongoing project. They purchase $600 worth of food from Second Harvest Food Bank and “ ll the tables in the cafeteria of the old elementary school with the goods. They host regular clients who come each week who are thrilled to have fresh meat and vegetables to cook at home. Some have even created an outreach program of their own, telling about friends and neighbors who cant come to the food bank themselves. So they have clients delivering to those shut-ins in the area and this really makes them feel good about themselves! Migrant farm workers are a large minority group in this segment of St. Johns County and we are pleased to help them have a better quality of life,Ž states Guiriba. They are folks that fall through the cracks in our society. We make sure they are taken care of if they have health issues, housing needs are met and we have even Pie in the Sky is not just another agencyBy Donna Keathleypurchased bus tickets to help them get back home. Thats what I love about Pie in the Sky„there are no rigged rules to govern what we can and cant do. We meet folks needs whatever they might be.Ž When asked about where she would be selling her pies next, Guiriba shared, We are partnering with Simple Gestures on Anastasia Boulevard in St. Augustine for a fund raiser on April 13. So we will be there with our Chocolate Chunk Pecan, Blueberry Cream pies and all the rest! So come see us!Ž Malea Guiriba The Garden Club of Switzerland went to Elkton in March to visit Native Gardens. It was a fun outing and our hostess, Renee Stambaugh, gave an excellent presentation regarding the planting and care of native plants. We are excited about our monthly meeting at Alpine Groves Park on April 11 at 10:00 a.m. We will be preparing for our third annual Crafts for KidsŽ which is held in conjunction with the popular Bartram Bash. You are invited! For more information, please call 287-9772

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Page 18, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Ross and Ross Accounting and Tax Service Tax Preparation Quickbooks Setup/Training 287-3737 Saint Johns, FL 32259-6299 www.rossandross.com Qui File your taxes through our website! JULINGTON CREEK 904.209.13202758 Racetrack Rd. Publix Plantation PlazaTues~Fri : 9am-8pm Sat : 9am-7pmST. AUGUSTINE BEACH 904.461.95521089 A1A Beach Blvd. Anastasia Publix PlazaMon : 12-8pm Tues~Fri : 9am-8pm Sat : 9am-7pm 04.21.13 : EARTH DAY CUT~athon! $20 services (THIS DAY ONLY) 12~6pm 05.04.13 : RELAY FOR LIFE 12~6pmAT BARTRAM TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL See our Artists Working on Stage! Get a Haircut, Purple Feather, Nail Polish and Eyeshadow with a Donation! 30-minute Haircuts, Manicures or Pedicures (at both locations) Massage, & Facials (at St. Augustine location only) Appointments or Walk-ins Welcome! All proceeds go to Keeping our ST. JOHNS RIVER HEALTHY. Did you know that April is stress awareness month? Worry, anxiety and stress can be more than distractions. Continually replaying in your mind daily problems and fears can a ect your mental, physical and spiritual health. By controlling your attention as you meditate, you begin to feel more relaxed and at peace. And this peacefulness usually lasts far beyond the meditation itself, so that when stress appears hours later, you have the psychic resources to de” ect it. Baptist South Senior Chaplain Ed Wilder says, It is so easy to become lulled into constantly The sanctuary of Celebration Lutheran Church on Roberts Road was converted for the day of March 15 into Christs Cupboard Caf. It was all the work of the many volunteers who help throughout the year to see that Christs Cupboard is open and helping those in our neighborhood that are in need of food for the table. The volunteers cooked up a delicious Italian pasta lunch for the representatives of the many organizations who throughout the year have food drives and make donations taking advantage of local grocery stores buy-one-get-oneŽ sales. With a lighthearted chuckle, Christs Cupboard Food Pantry director Diane Conklin welcomed the diners by saying, We only used pasta beyond the expiration dates.Ž Pastor Rev. Jason Lane gave a very moving explanation as to how Give us our daily breadŽ from the Lords Prayer applies to the work that Christs Cupboard does for our fellow neighbors and each of us. The annual luncheon is held to thank neighborhood organizations such as Bartram Trail Newcomers Club, Curves, Faith Community Church, Fruit Cove Baptist Church, Geneva Presbyterian Church, Helping Hands of Eleven-year-old Julington Creek Elementary student Ben Malone really enjoys shing! He started shing with his dad last summer and has caught some pretty big sh in St. Johns, including Asian Carp and cat sh with hot dog buns rolled into bread balls for bait. He has also caught bass with a plastic blue worm on 12-pound line. The power of meditationBy Contributing Writer Kristin Mackery, Coordinator, Community Relations and Volunteers, Baptist Medical Center Southreacting to external stimuli and multiple daily tasks. Meditation is a way of appreciating and extending grace to ourselves in the middle of hectic routines.Ž Meditation allows you to become more awake and more deliberate about your actions, says the Arthritis Foundation. It teaches you how to respond rather than react to situations. Medical science has used meditation as a part of treatment for many conditions. Among some of the bene“ ts of meditation: lower blood pressure, decreased pain, improved function of the immune system, and improved mood and brain function. There are a number of theories about how meditation may improve physical and mental health. One hypothesis is that it reduces activity of the sympathetic nervous system, leading to a slower heart rate, lower blood pressure, slower breathing and muscle relaxation. Types of meditation can be grouped into three categories: € Mindfulness, which zeroes in on thoughts and images as they appear to you. € Concentrative, which focuses on breathing, repeating a phrase or sound or contemplating certain imagery. € Transcendental, which develops a balance of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of a person. Although meditation sounds simple, it takes discipline to remain still in body and mind, blocking out the world around you and quieting your thoughts, the foundation says. You also need to practice at least 20 minutes a day to get the most out of your meditation. Wilder says, Developing a new discipline can be very challenging. It may be more realistic to aim for just “ ve minutes of meditation a day for the “ rst few weeks and gradually expand your goal. Christs Cupboard recognizes donors at luncheonBy Karl KennellSt. Johns, JCP CARES, Knights of Columbus Switzerland Council, Mandarin United Methodist Church, Newcomers of St. Johns County and Swiss Cove Community Church. And in addition to these organizations, there are over 16 volunteers who regularly sort the many donations that help keep Christs Cupboard stocked. Christs Cupboard began in March 2008 helping those in need, when the social ministry of Celebration Lutheran Church recognized a need in the community. They decided to put the statement Sharing the Love of Christ by Word and DeedŽ into practice. Thus Christs Cupboard Community Food Bank opened its doors to those who are in need. Pastor Rev. Lane re” ected to the diners at the luncheon, We rejoice in the work of Christs Cupboard. Here we see good at work caring for those in need.Ž It is a testament to our neighborhood to see so many volunteers and groups across denominations helping Christs Cupboard Food Bank. The food bank is located at Celebration Lutheran Church at 810 Roberts Road. Just look for the little black and white sign on the mailbox on Roberts Road simply announcing Food Bank Open.Ž

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 19 #1 ROOFING CONTRACTOR C. Sterling Quality Roofing, Inc. $500 OFF for a complete reroof Call Now for FREE ESTIMATES 904-908-4996 www.roofjacksonville.com CCC057991 Specializing in Customer Satisfaction Since 1983 Integrity, professionalism, Security . Not Just a Roof! f f f f f f or a $ $ $ $ Celebrating our 30th year in business! Oil Change & Rotation $19.99 $20 Off All Alignments $30 Off any Brake Job05-05-13 After spending a morning at our local shopping Mecca, I came home with some notes for myself that I will share with you Fashionable Florida Friends (FFFs). These little ideas are to help me not look like a Little Old Lady (LOL) this spring! First I must put something ” oral in my wardrobe, whether it is a pair of ” oral jeans or The Bartram Trail Newcomers and Womens Club installation luncheon will be held at River City Brewing Company, located at 835 Museum Circle in Jacksonville, on Tuesday, May 14. The luncheon starts at 11:00 a.m. and the cost is $25. Entre choices are either chicken piccata or tilapia with mango salsa. A check must be received by Wednesday, May 1 and no walk-ins will be permitted. Information on where to send a check is on our Facebook page … www.facebook.com/BartramTrail.Newcomers.WomensClub or contact Kathy Chadwick at 230-9770. This will be the last meeting until September. The Bartram Trail Newcomers Club meets the second Tuesday of every month from September to May. In addition to the monthly meetings, the club has a wide variety of interest groups. There are various card groups (bridge and pennies from heaven), golf, recipe club, special event outings, game day (chicken train), Bunco, Mah Jongg, two book clubs, lunch and matinee, a nature walk group and community volunteer projects. Some of the activities will continue to meet during the summer. For club information, please contact Vice President of Membership Shirley Bodziak. Her email is Shirley@bodziak. com. The yearly membership fee Fashion UpdateSpring fashionsƒ..from boho to blooms!By Donna Keathleya little short dress. The pretty prints in the stores feature blooms of tropical breeds, orchids and the classic 60s daisies. I saw a dress I know I had back then, a little A-line shift with a black background featuring a white outlined ” ower with a yellow center. This little number, accessorized with a great yellow cu bracelet (a must have this year), would look great for daytime graduation or bridal luncheon invites. Every dress on the mannequin was layered with a little short sweater. Some were printed or had graphic scenes woven in them picking up the base color of the dress. I will go in my closet and pull apart those sweater sets of the past and utilize the cardigan to copy this new idea! Another note to myself is to buy some colorful printed gauzy scarves to update my solid color dresses; these can be found at the big box stores at great prices, but shop early as they are ” ying o the shelves. A short tight “ tting jacket is another layered piece I saw numerous times during my visit to the boutiques. It has an edgy look when used with a slim “ tting dress; some were solid white and others were denim. Speaking of layering pieces over skinny bottoms, the oversized boyfriendŽ sweater or the “ shermans large weave top with a cami underneath looks great and would be cool and casual. Of course you musts have chunky jewelry preferably made of plastic to give this look more attitude.Ž Lace and eyelet for daywear is very inŽ and layered over solids for a tone-on-tone look is very smart.Ž Lacy dresses in sweet sherbet hues “ ll the racks and lace pants with long tunic tops make for a great event ensemble out“ t this spring. Boho or bohemian 70s madness is back and I love it! Its the best thing in the world to wear in our temps for summer. I spotted sweet white peasant tops to layer over long cotton skirts; it looks fabulous with denim too! White gauzy boho skirts go anywhere anytime, according to what you top them with. Got a beach wedding? Start with that white skirt! Of course boho maxidresses in great prints are a must in Florida; this year some are even strapless. Yeah for boho! All you need is some biggy hoop earrings and you are set to go! I will repeat my last column must have again a hot color pair of skinny denim jeans. These said jeans must be hemmed at a skimmerŽ length that is just above your ankle. This pair of jeans demands a great looking pair of sandals, so happy shopping my FFFs!BT Womens Club to hold May installation luncheonBy Contributing Writer Linda Gomolkais $25. To download a membership form, go to www.facebook. com/BartramTrail.Newcomers. WomensClub.need customers?sales@thecreekline.com The CreekLine Advertise in YOUR Community Newspaper! 287-4913With the help of some Seusstastic students and parents, the third grade classes of Melissa Dillard, Joan Delony and Erica Sa er had a fun-“ lled day using a common core based approach to honor Dr. Seuss and celebrate Read-Across-America Day. Along with enjoying candygreen eggs while being read to by literacy specialist, Jodi Nason, we used the following books to im-Third grade classes at JCE Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Read-Across-America prove our learning: Theres A Map on My Lap for a social studies latitude and longitude lesson; Theres No Place Like Outer Space for a science lesson on orbits; And a fun Dr. Seussthemed interactive fraction game. Discussing relevant authors with students and sharing in their appreciation is vital to supporting the love of reading. We at Julington Creek love and respect this timehonored pillar of knowledge and look for any and all chances to celebrate our students love of reading. Dr. Seuss Day and ReadAcross-America Day was as enjoyable for the students as it was for the teachers and volunteers!

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Page 20, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Get Ready for Spring! Crown Enclosures, Inc.904-699-6420Crown.E95@aol.com Lic. # CBCO-57500 NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIRS Over 30 years experience: Managerial Accounting Services Contact Jim Taylor at 904.705.1692 Every Child Has the Right to an EducationŽ according to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987. This law passed and signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987 has been reauthorized over the years but is designed to ensure that homeless children and youth have the right to immediate enrollment;Ž the right to choose what school to attend;Ž the right to transportation;Ž and the right to participate in the same programs and activities as other students.Ž Basically, the children can continue being educated in the school they last attended, have a way to get there and are able to participate in free or reduced meal and other programs. Whether a family is displaced due to loss of housing, economic hardship, a child is await-Hickory Creek Elementary School recently held its “ fth annual Chili Cooko and Stargazing event. The fun family event was once again a huge success. This year, there were more than 20 participants who entered the chili competition. The PTO spiced up the evening by adding a new winners category for the best chili cooked by a teacher. Everyone who attended had the opportunity to taste all the di erent chili variations. A wide variety of chips, hot dogs, cheeses and sour cream were available to top o the tastings. Congratulations to the 2013 Chili Cook-o Winners: First place: Kim Sylvester Second place: Sherry Kirsche Peoples Choice winner: Lisa Feldner Teacher winner: Allison Moody After the winners were awarded, it was time for the stargazing. This portion of the evening was organized by the third grade team. Approximately 100 third through “ fth graders and their parents waited in line patiently to view the stars. In spite of the dismal weather forecast, the overcast skies cleared to provide a wonderful view of the heavens,Ž said LaVerne Love, What will the homeless youth of St. Johns County do this summer?By Contributing Writer Meg Balke, JCP CARESing foster care placement or is migratory, the goal of St. Johns County School Districts program is, according to their website, to help each child or youth who are experiencing homelessness, remain in a stable academic environment and assist with referrals and resources while going through this transition.Ž What happens when school lets out for the summer? This program is helpful during the school year for children who, as de“ ned by the McKinney-Vento Act, lack a “ xed, regular and adequate nighttime residence,Ž but these children may not be able to attend camp and probably will not be going on vacation, but still need support. We have almost 600 homeless youth who will be out of school for the summer in two months. A Summer FunŽ program started two years ago by local community charitable organization, JCP CARES, helps to “ ll this void. The Homeless Student Summer Backpack ProgramŽ conducts a collection drive for puzzles, books, journals and other items to keep the young minds active during the summer along with toys and non-perishable food items. Backpacks are tailored to speci“ c age groups and “ lled with the Summer FunŽ items. Before the school year ends, the backpacks are delivered to the homeless youth and children. As the homeless population rises, and more children face a lack of shelter, resources and support that let a kid just be a kid become increasingly important. The St. Johns County School District ASSIST (Aid and Support for Students in Sudden Transition) Program, along with community partners such as JCP CARES, provides some assistance. To learn more about the ASSIST program, please visit www.stjohns.k12.” .us/depts/student/homeless JCP CARES will have collection boxes in several locations in the St. Johns County community during the month of April. You can “ nd donation sites at www. jcpcares.org/homeless_student_ summer_backpack_program.A night of stars and spice at Hickory CreekBy Contributing Writer Laurie Argott Principal Dr. Paul Goricki with Kim Sylvester, rst place winner and Sharmain Powell, committee chairpersonthird grade teacher at Hickory Creek. Three members from Astronomy Public Outreach Education, Inc. brought their high powered telescopes for the viewing. The stargazers were rewarded with views of Jupiter along with four of its moons, a detailed view of the moon with its craters and a glimpse into Orions Nebula, where stars are born.Ž While the older children were outside stargazing, the younger children had the opportunity to participate in science related activities provided by Seeking Sitters. Thank you to everyone who attended this activity and to all volunteers who helped make it such a success.

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 21 April & May Savings Visit the Store or our Website for Details 450 State Road 13 at Race Track, Next to Publix www.wbu.com/jacksonvilleEnjoy Beauty & Song this Spring Fields Cadillac Call me for all of your automotive needs! Jim Seery WGV Resident Sales/Leasing Consultant New and Preowned375 Outlet Mall Blvd. Saint Augustine, FL 32084 904-823-3000 ext. 1030 781-206-7315 jim.seery@eldsauto.com www.eldscadillac.comAsk about our Fields Matters Amenities ( 904 ) 826-6880 Whether you need to know the market value of your home or need a question answered about residential real estate, O.H.M. Real Estate provides all your real estate needs: Buying … Selling … LeasingHire a real estate consultant skillful in market valuation, marketing, and negotiation. Broker/ Owner Todays market is much different than the way things were done in the past. Most people shopping for a home today will look to the internet for home information. When potential buyers search online they are imagining themselves living in the home and the community the home is located in. One of the best ways to advertise your home online is to tell a story about your home and the community it is in. This allows the potential buyer to picture living Panache, a St. Augustine and Julington Creek company with Aveda Lifestyle Stores, Salons and Spa will hold a fundraiser to bene“ t St. Johns Riverkeeper on Sunday, April 21 from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m. The annual Cut-a-thon for the EarthŽ events will be held at the store in Julington Creek on Race Track Road as well as the St. Augustine Beach store. Panache owner Kristy Weeks and her sta have committed to a day of $20 mens, womens and childrens haircuts, manicures, express pedicures, facials, massage, chair massage and waxing services. The 45-minute appointments may be scheduled in advance and walk-ins are welcome. All event proceeds will be donated to the St. Johns Riverkeeper, a local non-pro“ t that works on behalf of the community for clean and healthy waters in the St. Johns River. According to Weeks, Aveda has raised over $20 million in Earth Month donations. The hair stylists from the Panache locations in St. Augustine and Julington Creek will be donating their time and expertise during the cut-a-thon. Families are invited to the event and participate in a kid-friendly crafts project. There will also be a bake sale and ra e tickets to win Panache gift cards and Aveda Light the Way Earth Month Candles. The candles are 100 percent organic and inspired by a village in Madagascar where more than 4,000 people have bene“ ted from two clean water projects. Show what its like to live in your homeBy Contributing Writer Denise Bash May, Realtorin the home. It will also help the potential buyer to determine if the community is right for their family. St. Johns County o ers many di erent communities and options for potential buyers; it can be confusing when looking for a home, school, churches, shopping and sport arenas. The seller can help paint a picture by providing a testimonial about how their family uses the home and the community. This will make your listing stand out online and generate more interest. Living in a home is what property ads should be selling. So I suggest putting pictures of the current homeowner on the property ” yers and home books enjoying their home. What better way to show potential buyers what it would be like to live in a home than by putting people in the photos, enjoying themselves? Lets say your home has a phenomenal view from a balcony or deck. Shoot a photo showing you and your family gazing o at the scenery, enjoying the tranquility, catching some sun or making use of the outdoor space. This allows the potential buyer to imagine his or her family doing the same. Web ads showing the front of house, bedrooms etc., is important and providing a testimonial of how the seller enjoys the home gives life to a property for sale. Personal pictures are not allowed on the MLS website. By allowing the potential buyer to see their family enjoying the home on a ” yer or home book will give life to a property for sale; allowing the prospective buyers to match the picture to what it will be like living in a home. This may seem like a different approach and it is. My experience in working with buyers is that they “ rst want to know more about the living space and how it will “ t their needs. Showing them how to enjoy a home is much more effective and will get your home sold sooner and for potentially more money. For additional information, please contact denisebash@ yahoo.com.Salon to host upcoming fundraisers Additionally, on Saturday, May 4, Panache will participate in a local Relay for Life event which supports The American Cancer Societys activities in the area to battle the disease which a ects thousands of Americans every day. Speci“ cally, Weeks and her team will be at Bartram Trail High School from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. while working on stage. Anyone may participate and receive a haircut, purple feather, nail polish and eye shadow application for a donation. For more than 25 years, Weeks and her team of awardwinning salon and spa sta members have participated in a wide variety of community service activities to give back to the community and worldwide environmental initiatives. We continue to be fortunate in our lives and give back to those in need and to our planet with a dedicated team of professionals and supportive customers,Ž Weeks said. 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Page 22, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com 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 Yogurt Motion Buy One Get One 50% Off *Equal or lessor valueYogurt Your Way! 610-2220 Delicious low fat Yogurt with Huge Topping Selection Also oering Smoothies and traditional frozen treats The annual Mill Creek Open golf tournament enjoyed great success. The amazing weather Boy Scout Troop 225 of Fruit Cove recently celebrated its Winter Court of Honor, an awards recognition ceremony celebrating individual scout rank advancements and merit badges earned. More than 15 scouts in Troop 225 received awards. One of the highlights of the evening was the recognition of seven Boy Scouts from Troop 225 who earned the Eagle A message from the St. Johns River Water Management District...During Eastern Daylight Time, residential lawn watering is limited to two days per week: • Homes with odd number addresses: Wed./Sat. • Homes with even number addresses: Thurs./Sun. • Nonresidential properties: Tues./Fri Restrictions apply to water from private wells and pumps as well as public and private utilities. Water for no more than one hour per zone Water only when needed and not between 10 AM and 4 PMwater less Visit www. oridaswater.com Boy Scout Troop 225 celebrates Winter Court of HonorScout rank in 2012 … the Centennial year of Scouting for Boy Scouts of America (BSA.) Those Scouts were Jordan Cain, Bobby DeRenzo, Jacob Emerson, Ryan Harty, Andrew Knuppel, Matt Lightbody and Tim Roche. Since being founded in 1989, Troop 225 has guided more than 50 Boy Scouts to the prestigious Eagle Scout rank … the highest rank level for the Boy Scouts of America. Troop 225 has consistently had one of the highest percentage rates in the BSAs North Florida District for boys who earned the Eagle Scout rank. Troop 225 also encourages participation among its senior scouts in the BSAs Order of the Arrow … the Boy Scouts honor society that is dedicated to community service. Additionally, Troop 225 has an active Venture Crew … a scout group that is open to boys and girls who are 14 years of age or older. Troop 225 also participates in many community service activities, such as Friends of the Library (a monthly volunteer opportunity where the scouts can earn community service hours), Relay for Life (American Cancer Society fundraiser), North Florida BSA Council activities such as Special Needs Camporee and many more. Troop 225 o ers monthly campouts for its scouts, so they can earn outdoor camping requirements for rank advancements. In 2013, Troop 225s summer camp adventure will be at Camp Loll in Wyoming, at Yellowstone National Park. Boy Scout Troop 225 is chartered by Geneva Presbyterian Church and is led by Scoutmaster Tony Pionessa. Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has been the nations foremost program of character development and values-based leadership training for youth. The program encourages youth to pursue their special interests, make new friends, develop leadership skills, and give back to their community. Scouting annually serves the needs of nearly 5 million youth. Learn more about scouting at www. scouting.org.Mill Creek Elementary School NewsBy Contributing Writer Wendi Brothers Event chair Scott Mitchell with golfer Mike Robie at the annual Mustang Open golf tournamentwas matched by the amazing work of all the volunteers that helped make this event come together. The event chair, Scott Mitchell, did a wonderful job coordinating all of the business sponsors, golfers and volunteers. Committee members Stacie Southall, Matt Steinhour and Natalie Steinhour all contributed to the success of the tournament. Major business sponsors were Craig Dewhurst, State Farm Insurance Agency, Tropical Smoothie and Flagler Hospital. McDonalds also took part by donating water. The winners of the golf tournament were Rick Watson, Craig Dewhurst, Doug Aird, Tom VanEimeren, Chris Snow, Mike Southall and Adam Deli. Congratulations to Paige Neal and the music program at MCE. Music teacher Neal received a check for $1000 to purchase instruments for the music program at Mill Creek. The grant came from Davidson Realitys program Davidson Cares. This grant is another great example of the community supporting the success of the students. Teachers enjoyed a delicious St. Pattys Day lunch from The Spot Caf. Teacher Appreciation chair, Laurie Brengle, coordinated a special lunch for the teachers and sta to enjoy on St. Patricks Day. The food was catered by The Spot Caf. This was just one of the many events Brengle puts together for all our wonderful teachers at MCE. Recycling is paying o in dollars earned for the school at MCE. Shortly after the school year started, a drive to collect empty juice pouches was launched. The total to date is 130,044 pouches collected, with a cash value of $539.40. Among other activities to raise money for the school are Target Red Card holders … this has raised $591.64 with 64 participants, Woodys BBQ Spirit Night raised $160 and our Box Top collection has exceeded the yearly goal with a total of $1,319.80 earned. School support is not just measured in dollars collected. Even though the majority of the school year has already been experienced there are still a lot of activities going on. It is never too late to get involved and volunteer at MCE. The success of any school can only be achieved through community involvement. Opportunities large and small are always in need of helping hands. The county volunteer clearance takes only a few minutes and Pam Harris at the front desk can guide you through. Dont miss out on the adventure of taking part in the success of a child.

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Page 24, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com 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 11945 San Jose Blvd, Bldg. 400 Jacksonville, FL 32223 Now seeing patients in our Baptist South Location. Gynecological Care New age bio identical hormone replacement therapy Sekine, Rasner & Brock of Jacksonville oers Womens Health Care for all ages !Everything a woman needs in one visit including examination, mammography and lab assement.In-Oce Procedures Nexplanon Obstetrical Care Ultrasound Call TODAY for an appointment! The Julington Creek Loggerhead Aquatics (JCLA) swim team had strong showings in four championship meets that marked the end of the 2012-2013 swimming short course season. Thirteen Loggerhead swimmers traveled to the Florida Swimming Senior Championships held in Orlando in February. This prestigious meet attracts the fastest 15 to 18-year-old swimmers in the state of Florida. Highlights at the championship included 16-year-old Dani Gordons eighth place “ nishes in the 100 and 200 yard breastroke events. New JCLA team records were set by Julianna Pettinger in the 50 and 200 yard backstroke and by Dani Gordon in the 400 IM. Eleven Loggerhead seniors also participated in the highly competitive USA Swimming Southern Zone Sectional Champs at the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale on March 14 through 17. JCLA medal winners at Sectionals were Dani Gordon and Julianna Pettinger. Loggerhead age group swimmers had their top championship meet on March 7 through 10 at the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships (FLAGS) in Sarasota. This year JCLA had 34 swimmers qualify for the FLAGS meet The West Point Society of North Florida Founders Day Banquet took place March 16 at the San Jose Country Club. The Founders Day Celebration is in recognition of the 211th Anniversary of the founding of The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York on March 16, 1802. Pictured are Bobby Brown, West Point Liaison and 2000 graduate; Colonel Alan M. Dodd, Commander and District Engineer of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District; Marshall Malone; Brendon Gregory; new cadet candidates Allison Gregory and Jonathan Smith; and Karlos Febas-Traphagen.The Wards Creek family is back from Spring Break and ready for school. Hope everyone had a great time. We are glad youre back! We are busy with plans for our Leadership Festival to be held on Friday, May 17. Please mark the date. We will have bounce houses, rock wall climbing, obstacle courses and many wonderful baskets to be ra ed. More details coming next month. Reminder to parents of third, fourth and “ fth grade students: Loggerheads shine at championship meetsBy Contributing Writer Lorraine Herreroscompared to 25 last year. Loggerhead 11-12 girls achieved an awesome seventh place overall age group score, with the relay team of Summer Stan“ eld, Abbey Ellis, Megan Arnold and Anna Gapinski racing to second place “ nishes in both the 400 yard freestyle and 400 yard medley relays. In addition, Loggerheads set 11 new team records at FLAGS. Megan Arnold broke the prior team records in the 11-12 girls 1,000, 500 and 200 yard freestyle events and also in the 200 IM. Lauren Johnson set new JCLA records in the girls 13-14 100 and 200 yard butter” y events. Eleanor Pollitt swam to new team records in the girls 13-14 200 yard backstroke and 400 IM. Jane Wadhams smashed the team records in the girls 13-14 500 and 1,000 yard freestyle, and Isaiah Thompson raced to a new Loggerhead record in the 9-10 boys 100 yard breaststroke. Way to go, Loggerhead age groupers! To top o the championship season, on March 16 and 17, over 100 Loggerhead swimmers worked together to bring home the second place team trophy at the 2013 Area 1 and 4 Spring Championships at Cecil Field in Jacksonville. Congratulations! After a well-deserved week o for spring break, JCLA swimmers have eagerly resumed training for the 2013 long course swim season. Watch for more Loggerhead successes in the months to come!Wards Creek updateBy Contributing Writer Ricke Ricciardelli, Corresponding Secretary, Wards Creek PTOFCAT testing begins Monday, April 15. Please check with Sarah Renfrow at WCES if you are available to proctor a classroom. Also on our agenda is “ fth grade graduation. The 2012-2013 graduating class will be the “ rst to have attended WCES all the way from kindergarten through “ fth grade. We are sad to see them leave and proud of their accomplishments. This month we salute all our “ fth graders. Go Warriors!Spring has sprung at Alpine Groves Park and Friends of Alpine Park is busy sprucing up the Bennett Butter” y garden and preparing to take part in the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Departments annual Bartram Bash. The Bartram Bash is a celebration of Earth Day and William Bartrams birthday and takes place on April 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the park.FriendsŽ is excited to be invited to take part in this fun, family event. In preparation for the Bash, the group is meeting on April 13 at 9:00 a.m. in front of the Farmhouse for a general Friends of Alpine Park updateBy Contributing Writer Jennifer Yarbrough, President, Friends of Alpine Parkmeeting, then working around the park. If you are interested in joining the group, please come out to the meeting. If you would like to work around the park, you must be an o cial St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Volunteer; email friendsofalpinepark@gmail.com for more information. The Friends of Alpine Parks mission is to preserve and enhance the natural beauty and history of the park and they are always looking for new members who share their vision, “ nd their email above or LikeŽ them on Facebook

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With acts ranging from dance routines to short “ lms, the talent show was a unique success and an example of the artistic ” air found at the school. Talent shows are a classic part of high school culture and provide students and faculty alike with a newfound pride in their school and its students. Diane Gabriel was one of the many students who attended the event in March and believes that talent shows are crucial in High School tradition. When she was asked what talent shows really brought to the school, Gabriel thought for a moment before pointing out that a high school talent show is essentially an opportunity for students to express themselves in a way that is individual and artistic. It just shows that people Looking to enhance or revitalize or update your yard with vibrant, colorful plants and ” owers? Then mark your calendars for the upcoming 18th annual Flower and Garden Expo to be held on Saturday, April 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center. A popular event in NE Florida, the Flower and Garden Expo will delight gardeners of all ages with growers, nurseries and artisans from around the state o ering shoppers every item to make your garden all it can be! This years show features a variety of vendors bringing a wide array of horticulture including herbs, ferns, succulents, citrus, African violets, anthuriums (the love ” owerŽ), colorful ” owering plants, butter” y plants, native plants and more plus gardening accessories and art. Everything needed to restart and enhance gardens will be available at the Expo. There will be a lecture series both days with door prizes at each lecture. Topics include Wings, Worms and Wonders of the GardenŽ … a kid friendly lecture, as well as lectures on composting, new plant trends, the best trees for our area and more. The Garden Club of St. Augustine will be presenting their annual Flower and Horticulture show with the theme of Southern Exposure: The Literary South.Ž Working under the same theme will be the beautiful quilt show sponsored by the Piece Makers Guild.Nease HappeningsPanther Pride all around following NHS Talent Show By Samuel Wright, Nease Studentdont need to be in chorus or drama class to still express themselves or showcase their talent. In groups like band and chorus they [the students] are limited to what everyone else is doing, but in talent shows they have a chance to perform as individuals and be themselves,Ž Gabriel shared. The sense of individuality that Gabriel mentioned was strongly represented in the talent show at Nease, as a majority of the acts were completely original. Katie McDermott, for example, choreographed an entire dance routine and executed it gracefully and Holly Scheib shocked the audience with beautiful vocals as she sang an original song that she had written. Scheib placed second in the top three talents as judged by a panel. Even a student band, the TollersŽ shared their music with Nease and won “ rst place with their performance. The variety of acts was cool,Ž continued Gabriel. I think its important to notice not just the quality but the quantity of di erent talents.Ž This variety of talents was showcased especially by the short “ lm Progression,Ž directed and produced by Daniel Schramm and Alison Zador. The short “ lm tells a story of a young man and woman who fall in love through fate albeit against the odds. This short “ lm exempli“ ed a di erent facet of the arts and was certainly unique. The “ lm placed second overall and would be showcased later in march by Daniel and Alison as well as some classmates in a Los Angeles “ lm festival. For many performers, such as Gaby Greenwald, it was their “ rst time performing on a high school stage and a brand new experience. I thought it was a really great experience, it was nervewracking but once I sat at the piano and took a deep breath it just felt like I was at home playing music. It was fun, honestly,Ž she shared. Greenwald sang Skinny LoveŽ by Birdy in a beautiful display of vocals and her own accompaniment on the piano. I really enjoy playing [the piano accompaniment]. Its just a really pretty song and the words are really really beautiful. I love the words,Ž Greenwald re” ected on her performance and choice of song. Greenwald not only performed herself, but had the opportunity to view her fellow performers acts. I thought they were great. Its not like there were “ re jugglers„mainly just dances and stu „but I think we have a lot of talent at the school and we did really well. Some people are found at talent shows and it brings a lot of pride to the school.  This pride continues to reverberate around the Nease High School campus as students will have trouble forgetting the amazing talent at Nease that was displayed in March on a night to remember. Mark your calendars for An EPIC Celebration of Spring Flower and ExpoTickets are $5 for a twoday pass and children under 11 admitted free. There is plenty of free parking on site. Patrons at the Expo can also use their Expo ticket for discounts at local attractions such as the St. Augustine Historic Walking Tour and Marineland. In addition, the Expo pass will get patrons into EPICs A Taste of St. AugustineŽ on April 27. At the Expo, food and beverages will be available for purchase both days. To get to the Flower and Garden Expo-from Interstate 95, take exit #318, head west on State Road 16, immediate left on County Road 208 and the next left on Agricultural Drive to the end of road. The address is 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Proceeds will bene“ t EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, serving St. Johns County families for over 39 years. Please call 829-3295 or visit www.epicbh.org for more information.

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Page 26, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Faith News likeŽ us on Facebook “I want cremation.”$650 Flagler Memorial Cremation Society669-1809 A CONNECTING CHURCH Our Sunday Services Traditional Worship 8:30am Sunday School 9:45am Contemporary Worship 11:00amwww.switzerlandcommunitychurch.org How often do your children mumble their answer to your please pick up your room request across the house instead of walking over and answering you? Or, worse, do you see an indi erent shrug in response to your query? Communication is part of everyones daily lifefrom tiny tots throwing tantrums to young adults negotiating for time with the car. May I convince you to teach your children Biblical communication from their earliest moments? Lay a foundation of respect that will last a lifetime. Biblical communication, broadly de“ ned, is interacting in a way that seeks to build one another up and encourage each other to grow in godliness. Its pointing your loved ones toward Jesus, not demanding everyone to focus their attention on pleasing you. Its living out 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 on challenging days where youre teaching, training and correcting all day long. Ive found that while its easy to say our family communicates with respect, living out patience, humility and kindness in the tough moments requires resolve and a lot of grace. One means of graceŽ that helps me make good parenting decisions in tense moments is boundaries weve created long before„when The Temple is proud to host its second annual Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival. More than 600 people attended last years event and another large crowd is expected for this years event, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 5. Were very excited that so many vendors (about 15 thus far) of Jewish food in Jacksonville will be o ering samples of their gastronomical delights this year,Ž said Betty Rohan, one of the co-chairs of this years event. Brisket sliders, corned beef, hot dogs, matzah ball soup, pickles, bagels, lox, kugel and macaroons will be available for sampling by all attendees. Other types of Jewish foods are also expected to be available. There is still room for a few more,Ž said Michelle Pargman, the events other co-chair. But we would recommend that they let us know right away, because space on the sampling ” oor is limited and “ lling up fast.Ž Last years festival featured a kugel contest, which was won by Nancy Ebert. This years San Juan del Rio welcomes you to join us for our “ fth annual Spring Auction, to be held on April 27 at Renaissance World Golf Village. Events include dinner, silent and live auction, ra es, a DJ and cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person until April 21; after April 21 they are $60. This event is for those who are 21 and over and formal attire is requested. Opportunities to donate for the auction and ticket information can be found at http://sanjuandelriospringauction.shutter” y.As part of the celebration of Geneva Presbyterian Churchs 25 year anniversary, the church will be hosting a Walk Thru the BibleŽ seminar. The seminar will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 and will end at 4:00 p.m. This remarkable program brings the Bible to life in a very interactive and unique way. The program makes the bible relevant to contemporary times and has proven to be a blessing to all who have attended. An early enrollment fee of $25 per person has been set; af-com/ Proceeds bene“ t the San Juan del Rio parish. NSJC Young Life invites you to join us for the third annual Young Life Race for Kids 5k walk/run to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Nocatee beginning 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. 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. Visit www. younglife.org for more information. Register now for the 5k race for $25 ($30 after April 1, 2013) by visiting www.YLRaceForKids.com. Sponsorships and in kind donations are still welcomed, but call quickly for business and sponsor recognition!Take a walk...change the world ter April 13 the fee is $30. This fee includes a light lunch, quali“ ed baby sitting services and materials needed for the class. If you would like to learn more about the program, please visit www.walkthru.org/hosehome. Or you may call the church o ce at 287-4865 for more information. Geneva Presbyterian church is a small, caring Christ centered group of Christians who have carried on 25 years of a mission focused program. The church is located at 1755 State Road 13 in Switzerland.Purposeful ParentingCommunication tips for youBy Allie Olsenmy hubby and I had time to think through issues clearly, not in the heat of the moment. One rule we have in our home is if you cant see my eyes, I cant hear you. When the children shout a question or response across the house, it sounds disrespectful and leaves a lot of room for misunderstanding. Carrying on conversations when were eye-to-eye keeps our communication respectful and between the intended parties„no siblings chiming in! In our family, if moms on the phone or talking to someone else, in order to get her attention I put my hand on her shoulder,Ž 16-year-old Kayly told me. She puts her hand over mine to acknowledge that Im there so I dont have to verbally interrupt.Ž Having these boundaries dont make Kayly feel restricted. She said they make me feel empowered and it also gives me the opportunity to respect Mom. It allows me to honor her and still accomplish whatever I need to get done.Ž A verse I share with my younger children regularly is, Love overlooks a multitude of sins.Ž This comes into play when they want to tattle about little nitpicky things. Of course I always want them to come to me when they need me. But Im also encouraging them to love their siblings enough to forgive. This keeps the atmosphere of our home positive and encouraging. At least thats our goal; I hope to get there some day! I asked local students how their families encourage respectful communication. Heres what they shared: Since we have a big house, we have a dinner bell so we dont have to yell.Ž Julie, age nine. Try not to mumble„no one can understand you! Kennedy does that a lot.Ž Mary, age 11 My parents ask questions. Over dinner, my Dad will ask questions of us girls like how was your day? Whatd you learn in math? Very simple questions that make us talk... then the problem is getting us to stop.Ž Victoria, 14-year-old sister of “ ve girls. Invitethe community to your House of Worshipeditor@thecreekline.comSecond annual Jewish Food Festival scheduled for May 5By Contributing Writer Andrew Ocean, Congregation Ahavath Chesed cooking contest is called Bubbes Bake O … bubbe is Yiddish for grandmother.Ž The deadline to enter the cooking contest is April 26. Completely new this year is the LChaim wine wall. For $18, attendees purchase a numbered cork and each cork goes with a random bottle. There will be a large variety of wines, with values ranging from a few bucks to hundreds of dollars. There is signi“ cance behind the cork cost … the Hebrew letters in ChaiŽ (which is part of LchaimŽ) add up to the number 18. The festival is Temples largest fund-raiser and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsoring or anything else about the festival, please visit www.TheTempleJacksonville.org. Family Bingo for Books Saturday, April 13 € 2 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library Looking for fun for the whole family? Grab the kids and play Bingo for Books! Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Library! The CreekLine YOURCommunity Newspapereditor@thecreekline.com

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 27 1004 State Road 13( 0.2 mi South JCP entrance ) Richard M. Oglesby, D.V.M.Constanze Goricki, Dr.med.vet287-5570M-F – 8 AM 6 PM Sat 8 AM Noon Greenbriar Animal Hospital We Celebrate The HumanPet Bond ITS HERE!THE K LASER!FINALLY PAIN FREE ...DRUG FREE THERAPY! Reintroduce Your Pet To Activity! First, we have an announcement from the current president of the LPA PTO: Currently, LPA PTO is seeking volunteers for the 20132014 PTO board. We have many great volunteers who give up much of their free time to work for us and our school. To all of you I am grateful! Some of these volunteers have agreed to do it again next year, but some are ready for a break. Are you ready to step in? Maybe you know you want to help, but arent sure how. We have a complete listing of all PTO board positions and a brief description on the PTO page of the LPA website. Openings for next year include the Executive Board, Meet the Artist, Spiritwear, Gala, Hospitality and many more. We are already working on the 2013-2014 calendar and I would love to see some new faces help us accomplish everything we have planned. We have positions to “ t most situations. Please contact me or any of the Executive Board members to discuss these opportunities. Thank you to everyone who makes LPA PTO a success! Cathy Richter President LPA PTO The PTO is proud to announce that we have surpassed our goal of earning $3000 from Box Tops for Education. Our wonderful students, teachers and parents have been turning in Box Tops all year and we did it! This money will be used in the future to purchase shade for our outdoor eating area that all students and sta can use. We are $3000 closer to this goal. Lets see how much more we can earn by the end of the school year! To learn more about Box Tops for Education, go to www.btfe.com. Meet the Artist is in its third session and students will learn about various painters and different painting techniques. In session one, students learned about mixed media and session two focused on drawing and self-portraits. Now that the focus is on painting; the students will get to try painting in a similar style to the painter they are studying in this session. Each grade level will focus on a di erent artist and their works as follows: Kindergarten, Georgia OKeefe; “ rst grade, Vincent Van Gogh; second grade, Marc Chagall; third grade, Claude Monet; fourth grade, Georges Seurat; and “ fth grade, Pal Klee. FCAT testing for third through eighth grade students will be held April 15 through April 26. This year LPAs “ fth through seventh grade students will also be participating in online assessments during Welcome to spring at Liberty PinesBy Contributing Writer Stephanie Bradford Jason Padgett shows off his DaVinci.Žboth morning and afternoon sessions. Parents will want to check the schedule below for dates and times. Please make sure your child is well rested, eats a good breakfast and arrives at school on time prior to each day of testing. Our students are ready to demonstrate their best! Liberty Pines Academy FCAT testing dates: Monday, April 15: Grades 3-5 Reading; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grades 6-8 Math Tuesday, April 16: Grades 3-5 Reading; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grades 7-8 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Wednesday, April 17: Grades 3-4 Math; no volunteers until 11:00 a.m. Grade 5 Science; Grades 7-8 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Thursday, April 18: Grades 3-4 Math; no volunteers until 12:00 noon. Grade 5 Science; Grade 8 Science. Friday No Testing Monday, April 22: Grade 6 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Tuesday, April 23: Grade 6 Reading; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Wednesday No Testing Thursday, April 25: Grade 5 Math; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Friday, April 26: Grade 5 Math; testing in labs in morning and afternoon Everybody reads The CreekLineShouldn’t your ad be included?287-4913 Congratulations to the CBC Riverhawks 9U Grey team, who went undefeated and won the USSSA North Florida Super NIT 9U Open Division in Lake City, March 1 through 3.

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Page 30, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Community MarketplaceAttention Small Businesses!!!For just $39 per issue you can reach 23,000+ addresses (min. of 6 issues) Call 886-4919 today! The CreekLine Marketplace ads!886-4919 Help WantedLooking to rent pool space, off 210/Greenbriar Rd/Roberts Rd area for swim lessons, this summer: June & July only for just a few hours per day, and two days per week. Will pay rent or exchange for free swim lessons for use of pool. Please contact: 260-1836 Swimming Safari Swim School Pool cleaner to maintain residential customer accounts. 1 year experience required. Pool service and repair technician. 2 years experience in all aspects of pool repair cleaning, and renovation. Must have valid clean driving record and pass background test.Please respond to r.schmitz@ comcast.net with applicable work history or a resume. Andy On Call is looking for independent contractors to partner with our company. We provide lead information, schedule appointments, accept credit cards. Looking for someone who has carpentry, drywall, tile, wood ooring, ceramic tile skills, painting, stucco, siding ability and experience. The person we hire does not need to have all the mentioned skills. Please call 904-213-8701. Gymnastics, tumbling teacher needed. Experience prefer. Part time. send resume or about yourself to info@markspivak.com Looking for a part time experienced, motivated person with at least 2 yrs of tree and lawn maintaince experience Must have drivers license and transportation Send resumes to Snipstree@ comcast.net Swimming Safari Swim School is looking to hire part time instructors to teach swim lessons over the summer at locations through out Jacksonville. Our program teaches students of all ages, from infants to adults, how to become Safe, Con dent, and Comfortable in the water. We are looking for applicants that enjoy working with kids, responsible, reliable, and out going. No previous swim lesson instructor experience is required. Our training for the summer season will start in April and last for about a month. All instructors are required to have C.P.R. and First Aid training through the American Red Cross by the time they nish training. If you are interested in becoming a Swimming Safari Instructor please submit your resume via email to swim @swimmingsafari.com Full time directors -Part time teachers-HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER seeks multi-task individuals who are con dent, high energy, possess excellent communication skills and a passion to make a difference. BA and teaching certi cation required. Come join our team! Fax resume 543-0227. 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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 Full Time Dental Assistant with High Tech Dental of ce Looking for an experienced dental assistant dedicated to exceptional patient care with advanced skills in crown & bridge. Duties include but are not limited to Temporary Fabrication, Digital X-rays, Digital Charting, Experience is a must. Please fax resumes to : 904-287-4073. 32 hours per week, Monday -Thursday, 8-12 and 2-6. WANTED MANAGER of ROOF REPAIR DIVISION. Experience in roof repairs and sales required. Position entails selling and doing repairs. Drug Free Work Place. OSHA Compliant. Must have own tools. Call (904) 465-2183 Seeking an experienced bather, prepper and groomer for the grooming shops. Will be drug tested. Contact Sharon Lucas 904-813-0918 JOB Finder Looking for a job in NW St.Johns County? Heres w here you can nd one close to home. CLASSIFIED ADS! NOW ONLINE AT www.thecreekline.comFREE Cimarrone Garage Sale ~ Saturday April 13th !!! (County Road 210) Huge Multi-family yard sale. Gated community will open their gates: Time: 8:00 am 1:00 pm. Come and spend a morning with your neighbors in St. Johns County and view/purchase their wonderful treasures. WESTMINSTER WOODS ON JULINGTON CREEK Retirement Community Yard Sale Saturday, April 27th 8am 2pm 25 SR13 LOCAL Garage Sales 904.274.1750 Family Bingo for Books Saturday, April 13 € 2 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library Looking for fun for the whole family? Grab the kids and play Bingo for Books! Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. Books are generously donated by the Friends of the Library! Businessnot as bigas it used to be?Call for a free consultation & well work at increasing your business!The CreekLineLinda Gay • 287-4913

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 31 Summer Camp & Activities Guide G Enrolling athletes for Summer Camp G Registration for All-Star Evaluation May 6-9 G All-Star Team Levels 1-5 G All-Star Hip Hop Ages 5-18 G Tumbling classes, private lessons, boys agility G Birthday parties and pre school classes Come get in the ZONE! 904-460-2833 www.zonecheerallstars.com CCA, a K-12 school, oers college-prep curriculum that includes ne arts, sciences, and competitive athletics. New name, same commitment. CCA, formerly Mandarin Christian School, is continuing the 17-year tradition of a quality education in a caring, loving Christian environment. Youre Invited! Open House & Campus ToursChrist’s Church Academy~Inspire, Ignite, Impact~We INSPIRE our students to dig deep into rigorous, college-prep content. We IGNITE a passion for our students to know, think, and do God’s Word. We empower our students to IMPACT our world as they become His hands and feet. Chr i st’s Church Academ y ~ Insp i re, I g n i te, Impact~ We IN S PI RE our students to d ig deep i nto r ig orous, colle g e-prep content We I G NITE a p ass i on f or our students to know, th i nk, and do God’s Word W e em p ower our stu d ents to IMPA C T our world as the y become H i s hands and f eet. www.ccajax.org 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 Miami to Maine through music, stories, art, science, cooking, games and PLAY. Accepting campers ages 2-6 First Session: June 17 … 20 then weekly until Last Session: July 29 … August 1 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. Accredited by FLOCS #4939 I have now read both of the historical “ ction books I had recommended in March, The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine and Je ersons Sons by Kimberly Bradley. I highly recommend them. The Lions of Little Rock is a di erent perspective of the story of Little Rocks integration of their schools. The characters are fully developed and their view points and growth evoke strong feelings. Both books lend themselves to seeking out non-“ ction books to read too. I know I am going to have to visit Monticello after reading Je ersons Sons I cant wait to read Je ersons Children: The Story of One American Family by Shannon Lanier to see how closely it follows the “ ctionalized account. See You at Harrys by Jo Knowles is so full of surprises, Notes from the Pacetti Bay Media CenterBy Contributing Writer Lynn Johnson, NBCT, Library Media Specialist, Pacetti Bay Middle School, IBMYPit will make you laugh and cry. The main protagonist is Fern, she is in middle school and her familys business involves everyone. Along with the agony of middle school and life as a middle child she her family has a tragedy to work their way through. It will tug at your heartstrings and you will not want to put it down until you are “ nished. This book joins Rules by Cynthia Lord and Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper as books you have to read. My granddaughter, Felicity reminded me over break of the joy you can “ nd in re-reading a wonderful book. Felicity has had so many books to read this year thanks to a fabulous teacher with an amazing classroom library. However she hasnt been able to “ nd the time to read Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin, the sequel to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Wanting to “ nally tackle it over break, she realized she didnt remember enough of the details and decided to re-read Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. She so enjoyed the story all over again and now she is ready to read her copy of Starry River of the Sky I hope she has as much fun reading it as the “ rst book. I am a little of a skeptic on books in series. Like I have mentioned before, rarely do I love any of the books in a series like I do the “ rst one. One of the rare exceptions is Roland Smiths I, Q series. Honestly I cant wait to see what he does with his latest in the series The Alamo. I totally missed the release of this one, o to Barnes and Noble I go. Will let you know what I think next month! Heres to sunny days and warm weather (not too hot please!) 209-6190 All adoptions are $60, which includes neutering/spaying, rabies vaccinations and shots. The Pet Center is located at 130 N. Stratton Road, just off US-1 between CR 210 and Intl Golf Pkwy. Hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday and 9:00-12:30 on the last Saturday of each month. We Need a Home! My name is Debbie. I am a 1 year old female medium hair cat. I am current on all of my vaccines and I have already been spayed. I am litter box trained, I play well with my feline friends and I love attention. My name is Charlie. I am a 3 year old female black and white Lab mix. I am current on all of my vaccines and I have already been spayed. I love to take walks, I listen well and I know my basic commands of sit, shake and lie down. got news?editor@thecreekline.com

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Page 32, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities 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 10th – August 10th Conveniently located at the corner of I-295 and San Jose Blvd. 2013-2014 Early Bird Registration$10 OFFApril 29th – May 25th Spring Round Up Horse Sense and Sensitivity Baileys Farm 2202 Bishop Estates Road in Julington Creek ~~~www.horsesensejax.orgHorse Sense enhances the life skills and self-con“dence of special-needs people by providing equine-assisted therapeutic programs and services. Come for pony rides, lunch, games, and more! Art of Dance www.artofdancejax.com Art of Dance oers Preschool Ballet/Tap Combo, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Competition Team, Boys conditioning, Cheerdance Art of Dance North 11018-135 Old St Augustine Rd. Jacksonville, Florida 32257next to "Wing It"904-262-2217Art of Dance South O County Road 210 105 Natures Walk Parkway St Augustine, Florida 32092Behind McDonaldsŽ904-945-6420 Registering Now for Summer Dance Camp and Intensives With the turning of the seasons and the re-emerging sunshine, our spring sports are beginning to wrap up. The month of April brings about a lot of district “ nals and state meets for our teams. Many of our spring sports teams have been holding incredibly strong records this season. One of the most notable records this season is held by the girls varsity softball team, which is ranked second in the entire state of Florida! Our softball team isnt the only team bringing on the heat this spring season. The girls varsity lacrosse team is undefeated, along with the boys varsity lacrosse team, holding a record of only one loss so far. All of the spring sports teams are excited and training hard for the upcoming districts and state meets. With the undefeated record of our varsity lacrosse girls team, they are expected to advance into districts and hopefully move onto district “ nals on April 16. The last o cial game for both the JV and varsity girls lacrosse teams are on April 12 against Buchholz High School. The boys lacrosse team has already had their last game on April 4. The boys advance CHS Sports RoundupBy Kassie Solms, CHS Studentto district semi“ nals on April 16 and if they win that game, they move on to districts which would be held on April 18. Both the girls and boys track and “ eld teams will be running their district, regional and state meets this month, as well. The last o cial track meet for all members will be held at Bartram Trail High School on April 12 for the Friday Night Spikes meet. On April 18, districts will be held for the top four of each event and for those who get to move even further along, regionals will be held on April 25 at Tallahassee and states on May 3 at UNF. The softball varsity team has been doing amazing this year. Keep up the good work girls! Holding to one loss record the softball team keep themselves ranked as number two in the state and are expected to go far this season. Both JV and varsity will be playing their last game of the season on April 12 at Flagler Palm Coast High school. Keep up the hard work, Lady Knights. With all the spring sports on “ re this season, its no wonder that even our baseball teams are pumped up with a solid season so far. An exciting upcoming game for both varsity and JV teams is on April 11 against Providence High School. The varsity baseball team will play their last game against Episcopal on April 19. Come out and support the Knights as they knock out this season with a home run! Last, but certainly not least, our girls and boys tennis teams have done a phenomenal job this season. Districts were on April 3. The girls record was a little stronger than the boys, with only one loss against a PV match. All around, awesome job tennis players! The ending of the spring sports is bittersweet. It means the end of all this years sports seasons, but also the coming of summer and the beginning of training sessions for next years fall sports. Keep your ears open for announcements about upcoming meetings for all fall sports. We Knights like to stay ahead of the game and march on ahead with our success. Its almost that time to start training our next fresh line of Knights. Keep “ ghting all the way through the battle; lets go Knights!The Julington Creek Plantation Piranhas are very excited to announce the hiring of Mike Crabtree as their new head coach for 2013. Crabtree previously coached the Bolles School Sharks for “ ve years. He is recognized as an exceptional technical coach, having coached multiple swimmers to Florida state titles and state and national records. Prior to coaching, Crabtree was a star swimmer for West Virginia University, lettering all four years. Crabtree brings with him an outstanding sta including former JCP Piranha and current University of Delaware standout, Zach Lowe. Please join the team in welcoming him to our community! The JCP Piranhas welcome competitive swimmers ages “ ve through 18. The team has a few openings left for both experienced swimmers and those who have never been on a swim team before. Information about the team and online registration is available at www.jcppiranhas. org. The Piranhas are one of the most popular swim teams in NE Florida. The Piranhas enjoyed a fantastic 2012 season, going undefeated in dual meet competition and “ nishing third out of 20 teams at the River City Swim League Championships. Dont miss the opportunity to be a part of the fun this summer!Piranhas swim team announces new head coachBy Contributing Writer Jack Jones, President, JCP Piranhas e districts newest school design for a prototype K-8 is complete. e construction contract was awarded in February and construction has begun. is new K-8 prototype school will include 58 classrooms and 1,210 student stations. e school will be constructed to Green Building Standards and is located in the northwest area of a county within the Durbin Crossing development. K-8 School HHŽ is scheduled to be open for the 2014-2015 school year.New K-8 School HHŽ (Prototype K-8)

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 33 Summer Camp & 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€Prosthodonticswww.nemetzdental.com Ol! Tere! ¡Hola! Do any of these greetings look familiar to you? If youre one of the four Creeksides exchange students, one of these has become your primary hello!Ž Rachel Bosnyak, Connor Bradley, Ryan Nuckols and Erica Burns are Creekside students who will be embarking on four grand adventures to Estonia, Peru, Brazil and Taiwan, respectively! How did your classmates decide to embark on the journey of learning abroad? For Bosnyak, Everything just kind of happened at once. I went to the meeting, “ lled out my application, did the district review and after weeks of waiting, found out I was accepted!Ž Bradley found inspiration in a friend who had recently CHS HappeningsAdventure is out there: Meet Creeksides outbound Rotary exchange studentsBy Sarah Schreck, CHS Studentreturned from Lima, Peru. After hearing such wonderful and cultural stories, I knew the world was calling for me to step out and adventure, a calling that I believe will change my life,Ž he shared. These brave students have big goals set for themselves once they reach their new homes. I really want to climb somewhere in the Chungyang Sangmo,Ž Burns con“ des. Its a mountain range that covers about 50 percent of the island.Ž Nuckols is looking forward the most to seeing the huge city of So Paulo for the “ rst time„and hopes to come back completely ” uent in Portuguese.Ž Bosnyak has a particularly exceptional event to look forward to„the Laulupidu Song Festival, an event that happens only every four years. Rotary is the doorway; even though I know at this moment that I will travel to Peru, at the same time Im caught in utter awe at the world that is about to open up to me,Ž shares Bradley. All of the students participating in the Rotary Youth Exchange expect to return changed in some way, including bilingualism (Bosnyak has already created 900 ” ashcards!) Nuckols hopes to return home with a more mature personality and with new friends around the worldŽ while Burns looks forward to the subtle changes that will happen when living in Taiwan, including having a better understanding of lifestyles outside of America. Already feeling an Estonian patriotism, Bosnyak wants to be able to tell people all about the incredible experience I know is ahead. Not a lot of people know about Estonia so I want to show them this incredible countryƒ Its story is truly inspiring and Estonians are very patriotic!Ž All four of Creeksides adventurers accept the challenges ahead„the language and culture di erences and the distance from home. But all express an excitement to meet as many people as possible upon their arrival and to become as submerged in the culture as possible. Bradley shares, With a warm, vibrant culture, South America for me represents a wonderful opportunity to see hospitality generosity, and tradition together in one cultureƒ Im excited that Peru will become a second home for me, one that I will ever forget.Ž And, for the record, they said theyre all willing to bring me back a t-shirt. Bon voyage or should I say, Adeus! Head aega! ¡Adis! Creekside outbound exchange students Ryan Nuckols, Connor Bradley, Rachel Bosnyak and Erica Burns (bottom right).The third quarter report cards were issued on April 4. I cant believe how fast this school year has gone! However, an end to the third quarter means the start of FCATs! They are being held April 15 through 26. With every FCAT, though, comes the need of proctors. If you are a FCMS parent or a registered volunteer, Fruit Cove would greatly appreciate it if you could come out and proctor for this event. If you are able, please contact the front o ce to schedule a day and time. The Student Council had their April meeting on April 8 and the PTO had theirs on Tuesday, April 9. The SAC has a meeting coming up on April 16 at 3:00 p.m. too. Listen up parents! If you are planning on having your child attend the eighth grade Washington D.C. trip, the parent meeting is on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Congratulations to Tropicana Speech Contest winners! The competition was held on April 4 and the district Tropicana Speech Contest will be held on April 29. Good luck to all of the speakers! Basketball intramurals will continue to be Tuesday and Thursday after school. Congratulations to Don Isabelle, the wind symphony and wind ensemble bands for their great performances at their annual music evaluations! Wind symphony received straight excellentŽ scores! Both bands continue to impress with the level of music they play. Upcoming performances include the Lakeside Jazz Festival on April 19 at 1:00 p.m. and the Julington Creek Elementary concert on April 30. Lets give a big round of applause to Jennie Gordon, FCMS student, who has been selected to be a Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador. She will be representing Florida on this adventure to Washington D.C. with 40 other children from di erent states. She will get to meet Representative Ron DeSantis and Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to petition for the creation of a Congressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome. Wish her luck everyone! FCMS HappeningsBy Contributing Writer Maddy Rossgot news?editor@thecreekline.com An estimated crowd of approximately 1,500 attended the Durbin Creek Elementary Schools Space NightŽ to see the moon rocks displayed by NASA representative Diedre Adams, who was brought to the event by 121 Financial Credit Union. Adams is showing rock and soil samples to some of the Durbin Creek students.

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Page 34, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide CREEKS FOOTBALL LEAGUERegister today for the 2013 Pop Warner season! In person: April 13 The Nease Junior Naval ROTC unit celebrated their 20th Navy Ball on March 16, 2013 at the World Golf Village Renaissance. The original two instructors who kicked the program o in 1993, Captain Jay Williams, USN (Ret.) and LCDR David Reichenberg, USN (Ret.) were in attendance. They were presented a plaque bearing the school newspaper article from The Ver-Captain Robert Young, Captain Jay Williams, USN (Ret.), LCDR David Reichenberg, USN (Ret.), Sergeant 1st Class Nathan Reichenberg, Brian Iannucci, Tripp Richland and Mollie Altick-Magill at the Navy BallNease NJROTC celebrates 20 years of successBy Contributing Writer Carol Blair tical that highlighted the initial success of the beginning of the program, written by Mollie Altick (now Mollie Altick-Magill, a teacher at Nease). AltickMagill and three cadets from the “ rst senior NJROTC class were present to highlight the evening. The three former cadets from the “ rst Naval Science Four class were Nathan Reichenberg (the “ rst o cial Company Commander of the unit), Brian Iannucci and Tripp Richland. Captain Williams spoke to the current cadets about the challenges of that “ rst year with no corporate cadet knowledge to draw upon. The keynote speaker for the evening was Congressman Ron DeSantis of the new 6th District who is himself a Naval Reservist. He spoke to the 260 attendees about the importance of taking what the program has to o er and applying it to their daily lives for success. The evening was “ lled with many formal navy traditions that included a formal meal, a cake ceremony, presentation of the senior cadets through a sword arch and, of course, the dancing that was enjoyed by all in attendance.On February 16, the Wards Creek Odyssey team went to regionals and won rst place! They were also awarded the Renatra Fusca Creativity Award that has only been awarded two other times in the last nine years. The team will attend the state competition on April 6 in Orlando. Congratulations to Heather Clubb, Logan Downs, Jordan Kotsis, Bruno Degaudenzi, Sarah McCann, Isabella Leitao and Alayna Sanchez. Wards Creek Odyssey team wins regionals! Creeks Clash Premier U-17 girls placed second in Region Cup nal in Palm Coast on March 17. Congratulations to Coach Ekel Small, Myah Bush, Lauren Small, Haley Mardant, Savannah Markey, Alexandra Montesion, Natali Zaher, Emma Humphrey, Madison Malone, Coach Stanford Lugg, Megan Riederer, Erin Fischer, Michelle Holzemer, Morgan Ledford, Joanna Newton, Chelsea Claverie and Catherine Hurley.

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 35 Summer Camp & Activities Guide 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 eater Dance Camp Voice ~ Drama ~ Dance ~ Costuming Staging & Performing Afternoon & Evening Classes for Young Children, Teens & Adults Available(Across from Care Spot) 880-2275 … 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. On March 15, the Pacetti Bay Middle School PTSO sponsored another successful spring dance, this one with a Spring Break at the BeachŽ theme. Students dressed in tropical attire and enjoyed festive surroundings while dancing the Wobble and tossing beach balls. In addition, a special appearance was made by our own Wildcat mascot, courtesy of PBMS sta member Jack Blocker. Thank you to the volunteers that donated their time and food items and to Bev Downs for organizing the dance. We couldnt have done it without you! PBMS will host their popular Arts Around the WorldŽ event on April 23. This event will not only showcase Pacetti Bay Middle School and its feeder elementary schools performing and visual art programs, but will emphasize the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) that Pacetti Bay was accredited with at the beginning of the school year. It will focus on all the arts from a global perspective. The entire community is welcome and encouraged to attend this night of art, music, dancing and dinner. Performances will be given by both students and invited guests. A dinner will be available as well as a basket ra e and silent auction. Dinners must be purchased in advance for $8 and will be provided by Pollo Tropical consisting of one quarter chicken, rice and beans, macaroni and cheese, roll and drink and will include a dessert provided by the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort. With the purchase of two dinners, you will receive “ ve free ra e tickets. A variety of gift baskets PBMS PTSO celebrates SpringBy Contributing Writer Sharon Davis, PBMS PTSO, Corresponding Secretarycompiled by classes will be ra ed o and a silent auction will be held for bigger ticket items. Ra e tickets will be in sold in advance, $10 for 12 or $20 for 25 or the night of the event for $1 each. Ra e tickets will be used in drawings for class baskets of your choosing. Silent auction items will consist of a variety of wonderful items ranging from Disney passes to mini-getaways and will be awarded to the highest bidder. The deadline for ordering dinners and advance ra e tickets is April 16. Order forms for dinners and tickets are available at PBMS and Mill Creek, Palencia and Wards Creek Elementary schools. Ra e tickets will be available for pick-up the night of the event. If you would like to make a donation, purchase dinner/tickets or volunteer at the event, please contact Tracie Wilson at 825-0112 or raytesmor@ bellsouth.net. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards continued training for and ongoing development of the Pacetti Bay Middle School IBMYP. Teacher Appreciation Week will be held May 6 through 10. PTSO will hold several special events for the teachers throughout the week. Keep an eye out for ways that you can help! This is a great way to show our appreciation for the wonderful teachers at PBMS and all they do for the students. Orientation for students currently in “ fth grade who will be attending PBMS in the fall will be held the evening of May 9. These students and their families will be provided with information about PBMS sta policies, academics and extracurricular activities. PTSO will be on hand with spirit wear for sale and membership information. Please join us for an exciting evening Jared Permenter, Chance Moser, Bradley Palmer, Brandon Gleason and Tucker Albritton getting their groove on! Danielle Smythe, Emma Monks and Marisa Contreras relaxing at the beachŽ photo booth.for your future Wildcat! If you didnt get a chance to join PTSO, its never too late. Membership applications are accepted at any time. Membership is $15 per family and includes a copy of the school directory. Meetings are held the “ rst Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the PBMS Media Center. All are welcome. More information can be found at www-pbm.stjohns.k12.” .us/ptso/. PTSO is grateful for the support of the community as we work to raise funds to support programs at PBMS. If you own a business and are interested in partnering with the PTSO or are an individual with fundraising ideas, please contact Debbie Adams dadams2@att.net.hand or with a sand ” ea rake. The spring time bite is on and “ shing the surf is a perfect way to take advantage. With “ sh like whiting and pompano making the scene it time to pack a picnic, “ shing poles and the whole family and head to the beach for a day of fun and sun in the surf. Fishing Report: Croakers and yellowmouth at deeper holes and channel markers in the St. Johns. Seatrout at downtown bridges hitting jigs around pilings. Bream, bass and cat“ sh in local streams and ponds. Whether you catch one, some or none, the family time spent “ shing will last a lifetime.Fishing Report cont. from pg. 29 First observed in 1970, Earth Day was an attempt to accelerate the transition to renewable energy worldwide. The efforts continue. 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Page 36, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide Drama Kids & Young Rembrandts Visit our website for more information. Register today...space is limited! By popular demand we are offering two camps this summer! Don’t Miss Out!! Join us for a truly unique camp adventure that will spark your imagination while will experience a Register today and help discover your inner artist! Ask about our early bird & referral discounts!June 17th-21st Church 1755 SR 13 Church 287-6331Come Praise the Lord With Your FeetŽSummer Programs for 20133 GREAT OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM: SESSION A: MON JUNE 17TH ~ JULY 5TH....2 CLASSES A WEEK SESSION B: MON. JULY 29TH ~ AUG 15TH.....2 CLASSES A WEEK Ages 2 and up..offering ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and more OR JULY 8TH ~ 12THONE WEEK SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP (Designed to be age appropriate) 3/4 YEARS OLD AND 5/6 YEARS OLD ~ 2 HOURS A DAY/5 DAYS TOTAL ballet, tap, Hip Hop, daily theme parties, games, crafts and more! 7/9 YEARS OLD, 10/12 YEARS OLD ,13 AND UP ~ 3 HOURS A DAY/5 DAYS TOTAL all forms of dance plus African, clogging, Musical Theater & choreography Call studio: 287-6331 for times, fees ,dance apparel needed and any other questionsOr download registration form at www.switzerlanddanceschool.com witzerlandance choolBalletT a Hip Ho 904 2 0 1 1 1 3 E K W EE K e pp ro pr iate ) S TOT AL L o r e! 5 DA D D YS T OT OT OT OT O OT A A AL The spring season continues with sports at Nease. Track and “ eld, lacrosse, softball, tennis and baseball are mid-season and on their way to accomplishing their goals. For track and “ eld, the girls team is coming together really well. Progress is being made and in particular, Mary Ski, Karen Xiang, Alyssa Rodale, Katie Dyal and Sam Clarke are leading the team to incredible victories. The girls also have a secret surprise to further propel them into the leading spots. Jada Harris and other basketball girls are back from their season and Harris has been making great strides in her jumping (pun intended), which includes the triple-step, high and long jump. For the boys, Ceolamar Ways had a leave for the indoor National race, of which he is champion. His 21:37 for the 200 meters makes him a national champion and a pride and joy Nease Sports UpdateBy Elena Castelloof the school. The 4x1 team is also doing very well and the throwers are excelling. Hunter Koike in the 400 meters is also a leader for the team. Tennis has its district matches at the beginning of April and they hope to do really well to qualify for regionals. Rachel Champney and Alyssa Johnson, both seniors, have had a good season and are excited for the last matches they will face, at Creekside, April 2 and 3. The boys will lose no seniors for this year, so they are growing as a team as well. For softball, the girls have three more victories under their belt, with evenly-matched games against their rival Matanzas and another game against Pedro Menendez. The girls have high hopes for these games and they will be very intense! The boys baseball team has very high hopes for their The highest rank that can be obtained in scouting in the United States is Eagle, named in recognition of the American Eagle. The rank, which began as sort of a super merit badge given to any First Class scout who had earned 21 other merit badges, was supposed to be a representation of the all-around perfect scout. Since its introduction in 1911, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than two million young men. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase Once an Eagle, always an Eagle.Ž Today, the Eagle Rank is awarded to those scouts who have earned at least 21 merit badges while demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service, and leadership. This includes an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages. Currently, Julington Creeks Troop 280 has a decent amount of Life Scouts currently leading Eagle projects with the intent to make our community a better place by living the scout oath Troop expects four new Eagle ScoutsBy Contributing Writer Gabe Munoz, Troop 280 Scribe First Classand law in their everyday life, while learning valuable skills in organization, time management, budgeting and planning. The three projects currently underway include the construction of an asphalt walking path and planting of citrus trees at Cunningham Creek Elementary and the refurbishment of the sign in front of the Julington Creek Library. With less than 3 percent of all scouts achieving the rank of Eagle, this represents a major milestone for this young Troop, whose boys are expected to produce at least four new Eagle Scouts by the end of the year, including Dalton Rust, Austyn Blizzard, Eric Sorensen and Jacob Perry. While you are in our community, keep watch as you may just see one of our future Julington Creek Eagles at work! Troop 280 is a Boy Scout Troop located in the heart of Julington Creek, sponsored by River of Life UMC on Race Track Road. The troop was founded in 2009 and has grown from “ ve original members to now over 50. Their scoutmaster is Brian Miller. district game against Ponte Vedra. This game would determine their seeding in district so its very important that the Panthers play their best. Were a family and we play really well together, helping each other out,Ž said senior Jordan Petkoski. This is the best the team has done in eight years. With a record of 11-2, the boys are doing incredibly well this season and hope to continue to victory against their biggest rival, Ponte Vedra. David Bonaro, a former student at Creekside High School, has graduated early in order to serve a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before he graduated, Bonaro was involved in several extracurricular activities such as soccer, lacrosse, Hi-Q, Model UN, Youth in Government and has earned his Eagle Award in the Boy Scout program. Bonaro, however, has decided to put his current lifestyle aside for two years in order to serve a full time mission in Cuiaba, Brazil where he will be speaking Portuguese. When asked about his mission, Bonaro responded, Im excited about what I will do for others on my mission, not what Local resident to begin missionary workBy Contributing Writer Courtney Simonsenit will do for me.Ž Today, nearly 60,000 missionaries are serving missions for the church at any one time. Most are under the age of 25, serving in nearly 350 missions throughout the world where the government allows it. Due to the change of the missionary age requirements, men may now begin serving at age 18 and women at age 19. The previous age for beginning missionary service was 19 years of age for young men and 21 for young women. Missionaries do not request their area of assignment and do not know beforehand whether they will be required to learn a language. Missionary work is voluntary. Missionaries fund their own missions and are not paid for their services. To learn more about what David Bonaro will be doing on his mission visit Mormon.org/ missionary-work. 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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 37 Summer Camp & Activities Guide Congratulations to the CFL Outlaws competitive cheer team!Creeks Football League Outlaws competitive cheer Cheerleaders: Lauren Boland, Jenna Bush, Kamryn Courson, Alyssa Davis, Carly Grimes, Josie Henry, Mikayla Johnson, Giovanna Moceri, Leena Moneypenny, Emily Moore and Kate Shock. Coaches are Shanna Bragg, Michelle Davis, Melanie Chirino and Delaney Bragg. THE ONLY PLACE MORE LOVING IS IN YOUR ARMS. Tour your local Goddard School and experience why its the best preparation for social and academic success. Goddard Systems, Inc.s program is AdvancED accredited. SAINT JOHNS 100 Julington Plaza Drive 904-230-2002 GoddardSchool.comLEARNING FOR FUN. LEARNING FOR LIFE.SMCALL TODAY!> The Goddard Schools are operated by independent franchisees under a license agreement with Goddard Systems, Inc. Programs and ages may vary. License #C07SJ0053 Goddard Systems, Inc. 2013 Creeksides Annual 5K and 1 mile Fun Run is almost here! This year the event will be held Friday, May 10. Last years race was a huge success with over 400 hundred 5K runners and 50 Fun Run participants. Our race this year will again feature a Centipede Division. This division requires a team of at least ve runners to dress in costume and run the entire 5K tied together. It is the only run of its kind in the Jacksonville area. And, Running of the Knights is more than just a 5K race. The event also includes games, bounce houses, music and local vendors making it a truly fun community event. Come out for a great time running a fantastic race, family fun at the festival and a time of real community togetherness„all while supporting Creekside High School, athletics and band in the process! Registration and all event information can be found on our website, www.runningoftheknights.com.Mark your calendars!Creekside High Schools Running of the Knights On Sunday, January 6, 12 local Webelo II Cub Scouts from Pack 287 at San Juan del Rio Catholic Church were awarded their Arrow of Light awards. This is the highest award in Cub Scouts and the boys all worked very hard to earn it. Several of them have risen through the ranks together over the past “ ve years. The awards were given out at the packs annual Blue and Gold Banquet. All of the scouts and their families enjoyed a catered meal and demo show provided by Paks Karate. Many of these young men elected to continue on into Boy Scouts and participated in a crossover ceremony. This is the culmination of their years as a Cub Scout and they literally walk over a bridge and are accepted on the other side by Boy Scouts from their chosen troops. Representatives from Troop 287 at San Juan del Rio as well as Troop 225 at Geneva Presbyterian were on hand to welcome the younger boys into their troops. They also Pack 287 Cub Scouts Cross Over, earn Arrow of Light awardsBy Contributing Writer Cyndee Van Siclenbuilt the rope bridge that the boys walked across. During their time as Cub Scouts with Pack 287, the boys were able to participate in some very exciting adventures that extend way beyond the basic campouts and meetings. Some of the highlights included: sleeping under the Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center; spending a weekend on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, SC; sleeping alongside the sea life at Sea World in Orlando; camping in the in“ eld at the Daytona International Speedway; and camping at The Baseball Grounds at Jacksonville and EverBank Field. All this in addition to many, many local campouts and outings that have given them wonderful experiences and memories to look back on.Charlie Swain, Scott Miller, Logan LeClair, Noah Arcenas, Caleb Towne, Harrison Chibbaro, Andrew Van Siclen, Austin Benedict, Matthew Morgan, Luke Monty, Nicholas Patin and Den Leader Joe Towne. (Missing from photo is Colin Withers.)

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Page 38, The CreekLine • April 2013 • www.thecreekline.com Summer Camp & Activities Guide Mention this ad when scheduling your NEW COMPLIMENTARY PATIENT EXAM and be entered in a drawing for a Grand Opening Prize We’re Building Something SpecialEpiscopal Early Learning Academy at San Jose opens August 2013 At Episcopal Early Learning Academy you will “nd a home-like environment that is warm and inviting. Nurturing early childhood professionals provide a sense of security that encourages children age 6 weeks-VPK to explore and investigate the world around them. Now Pre-Registering! Visit our website at episcopalearlylearning.com for updates on construction progress and admissions. 904-674-6222 Many of us love horses! But, did you know that a horse can change someones life? Horse Sense and Sensitivity (HSS), a 501c3 volunteer organization, o ers therapeutic riding programs and equine assisted activities to children and adults with physical, mental and emotional challenges. Although the non-pro“ t has been in operating for several years in Jacksonville, it has only been in Julington Creek for a little more than a year. The Bailey family has graciously given Horse Sense a new home at their farm on Bishop Estates Road. Our participants come to Horse Sense facing a variety of individual challenges including autism, down syndrome, physical and mental developmental delays, anxiety and shyness. In our program there is no single de“ nition of special-need.Ž We serve anyone who may be helped to overcome a physical, mental or emotional challenge through equine assisted therapeutic riding and activities. Horse Sense instructors create programs customized to the needs of each individual participant that include a variety of activities, exercises and games on horseback. Riders work to strengthen muscles, improve balance and coordination, learn to follow instructions, increase ability to focus and improve communication skills. Developing emotional connections to the horses provides an additional therapeutic dimension to the program. Building relationships with instructors and volunteers adds emotional value to the experience. Learning to ride a horse increases riders feelings of specialness and helps them gain con“ dence and independence. Horse Sense is almost completely run by volunteers. Volunteers groom and tack horses to get them ready for classes, serve as horse handlers and side-walkers to ensure the safety or our riders. We also count on volunteers to help with property maintenance, care of horses, tracking rider and volunteer participation as well as raising community awareness for the organization. Our instructors have been trained in therapeutic riding methods that stress the uniqueness of every rider, ” exibility in goals, knowledge of horses and horsemanship and safety. All volunteers are required to complete a comprehensive training class before assisting with the program. Learn more about Horse Sense programs and volunteer opportunities at www.horsesensejax.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HorseSenseJax or join us for the HSS Spring Roundup on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Baileys Farm, located at 2202 Bishop Estates Road. This day of Family Fun is designed to raise awareness about Horse Sense and raise funds to support its programs. Admission is free and $1 activ-Horses helping people: Therapeutic horseback riding nds a home By Contributing Writer Jennifer Yudow, Therapeutic Riding Instructority tickets can be purchased at the event for lunch (between $3 and $6), pony rides and hay rides ($3); games ($1) and more. Bring your picnic blankets and wear closed toed shoes. Please RSVP to www.surveymonkey.com/s/HSSRoundUp for a chance to win HSS goodies. Be sure to see our ad in this edition of The CreekLine! Congratulations to the Bartram Trail High School Mu Alpha Theta Calculus team, comprised of Vihasa Govada, Chad Saunders, Eric Terrell and Zachary Kirsche, who earned third place at the regional competition at Flagler Palm Coast on March 2. Kirsche placed second individually.

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www.thecreekline.com • April 2013 • The CreekLine, Page 39 Summer Camp & Activities Guide VPK Vouchers Available On Site Elementary School Pickups: Julington Creek, Hickory Creek, Durbin Creek & Cunningham CreekEnroll Now for Summer Camp! 150 Warren Circle St. Johns, FL 32259 www.genevapediatrictherapycenter.com 904.287.4444 Providing all your child’s therapy needsServices Provided: Working with Children in the areas of: Mark Spivaks Summer Dance Program $10 OFF Bring in this AdExp: May 18, 2013Intensive Dance Workshop ~ July 8-11, 2013 Fun Dance Summer Camp 3 Sessions 2 weeks each ~ June 17-July 25 Summer Dance Classes Start June 17 Dance & Arts Camp Fruit Cove 287-4619774 N SR 13 Located half mile from PublixJulington Creek 230-7778106 Julington Plaza Corner Racetrack & Flora BranchMandarin 268-3583 One Block North of Crown Point As the volunteers, Buddies,Ž players and their parents gathered for the closing games of Field of Dreams on Saturday, March 23, their excitement was not dampened by the pending threat of rain. The concessions were laid out, the grill lit for hot dogs and balloons were being “ lled by the days Buddies as the players arrived. A festive atmosphere “ lled the air. The complete 2013 season of Field of Dreams at Aberdeen Park surely lived up to the mystical time it provides for area mentally or physically disabled children in St. Johns. Allowing them to play Americas Pastime ƒ baseball! It is a place and time when these children get to put on a uniform, stepup to home plate and Play Ball!Ž During the season it was rewarding to see returning players making plays and improving each week and to the joy of the new players who were discovering a new way to become involved in life. You could see in each players eyes just how important these games are in their lives just by the twinkle in Field of Dreams closes another season of baseball for disabled childrenBy Karl Kennellthose eyes. President of Field of Dreams David Levy and the board of directors are de“ nitely ful“ lling the dreams of these children. Veteran player Brook Turner is a shining example of just what this means to the players. Her teammates and the Buddies have all become her friends,Ž mother Bridget Turner said of her daughters experiences. Brooke Turners father Bruce Turner, in addition to supporting his daughter, also stepped up to serve as a team head coach. Its the most fun Ive ever had! Field of Dreams has been a great experience not only for my daughter, but also the other players and their parents,Ž he shared. This is a sentiment that upon observation leads one to realize that Field of Dreams is truly mystical, for as you watch the games you cant but help come to the conclusion that the parents are the real angels in attendance. For it is with their loving support that their children come to know what it is like to put on a uniform and join in and play a sport that until now they have only been able to watch from the sidelines. To make all this come to reality, a special thanks goes out to George Vancore, head umpire and game manager and Wayne Whitehead, director of concessions. And lest we forget the many local businesses and organizations which have contributed both time and treasure to making Field of Dreams a great success„organizations such as Target, Allstate Insurance volunteers, Firehouse Subs and Knights of Columbus Switzerland Council and the many teens that have donated their time by being Buddies. Unfortunately, closing day was abruptly interrupted by heavy rain after the “ rst game. However if you seek to have your disabled child become a part of this mystical experience, please visit www.facebook.com/ FODbaseball. Registration and uniforms are provided for free. And if you want a truly soul-“ lling baseball experience, keep your eye on the ball and look for next years season opener. Children’s Art Activity Wednesday, April 24 € 3 pm Bartram Trail Branch Library If you like art and youre in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade, come and create your own art project inspired by the works of this months artist!Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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