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Club Scene and
Vol. 43. No. 59
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach. Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach. MNayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
Supc. had.. -sL"- pl A- o a --A-
Suspect had-:sto.kpile, ", weapon
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Showingup for work early was stan-
dard operating procedure for Della
The 59-year-old Atlantic Beach resi-
dent loved her job with a Jacksonville
She often worked extia hours in the
loan department of Countrywide
Mortgage, where she had been
employed for almost a year.
Mrs. Railey's job officially didn't start
until 9 a.m., but she often got a lump
on traffic, leaving as early as 7:30 a.m.
She was ready to drive to work early
on the morning of Jan. 5 when she was
.shot to death in the driveway of her
Her next-door neighbor, Donald. L.
Hill. 60, of 1087 \Willow Cove Ct. W., is
being charged with an open count of
murder, said JSO homicide Lt. Tom
Hill is being held in the Duval
County Pre-Trial Detention Center.
.According to a Jacksonville Sheriff's
Office homicide report, Hill told inves-
tigations that he and Mrs. Railey had "a
verbal confrontation" around 7:30 a.m,
that morning, and that "he shot her"
over an "ongoing dispute" about Mrs.
Railey putting something "in his flower
Christy Chivalette, one of Mrs.
Railev's neighbors, said that Mrs. Railey
told her a few weeks ago that Hill had
accused of her "poisoning him."
"She said, 'Yeah, he thinks I'm poi-
soning him,' Chivalette, who also
works at Countrywide, said Wednesday
in a phone interview.
"She lives two houses over from me.
She usually leaves before me. She was
going in early that whole work week.
It's quite a shock to the whole neigh-
Chivalettewas at work that morning
when she noticed that Railey had not
reported to work by 10 a.m. Mrs.
Railev's supervisor called the victim's
daughter-in-law. Desiree Railey, who
asked her husband, Scott, the victim's
son, to go over to her house and "check
,Chivalette said she "rushed home"
See STOCKPILE, A-3
by LIZA MITCHELL
lacksonville Beach officials
Tuesday will consider a foul-
point plan developed to flush
out existing problems with the
cit\'s tour oceanfront rest-
The City Council will review
the proposed plan at p.m.
Tuesday in Council Chambers,
11 3rd St. N.
City Hall is closed Monday in
observance of the Martin
SLuther King holiday.
Of the four city-operated
restrooms, two permanent
facilities are located on the
north side of the pier parking
lot at 5th Avenue North and
the 19th Avenue North end-
Two portable restrooms are
located at the Ocean Front Park
at 6th Avenue South and the
2nd Avenue North streetends.
Maintenance of the public
restrooms has been a constant
See RESTROOMS, A-3
to Atlantic Beach
by JEFFREY MINTON
Dutton Island Preserve will
be closed for a few hours
Monday while the television
show '"America's Most Wanted"
is filming at the Atlantic Beach
park, according to City
NManager Jim Hanson.
Hanson said the FOX TV
show t ill be filing a recre-
ation of a crime which occurred
in South Carolina.
Hanson said the shoot will
involve the'buring of a vehi-
The city's Director of Parks
and Recreation. Timmy
Johnson, said Thursday that
the filming is scheduled to start
at 11:30 a.m. and is expected to
last about two hours.
He said Jacksonville Fire And
Rescue will be on hand in case
of an emergency involving the
The show has used Atlantic
Beach at least twice in the past
to film recreations of crimes
Police Chief David
Thoinmpson said the show
filmed at a house in Selva
Marina a couple of months ago.
Wolfson: 'No rush
to make changes'
to preserve city's
by JEFFREY MINTON
A group of Atlantic Beach
residents at Monday's City
expressed concern over the
direction they say that the new
commission is taking to restrict
private property rights.
The residents said that the
commission's ongoing process
of implementing more restric-
tive zoning laws to protect
community character and its
recent moratorium on dividing
lots serve as evidence of such.
"In my opinion, stopping
the evolution of Utlantic Beach
is super egotistical since it is
saying that the millions of
years of evolution should stop
now because the is the blip of
time that I walk the earth," res-
ident Peter Sapia said at the
"Some people are not satis-
fied unless they can deny other
people the freedom to make
choices for themselves. I and
many others say let the evolu-
But Mayor Don Wolfson
when asked Thursday said that
it's not the intent of he and fel-
low commissioners to restrict
private property rights. And he
pointed to the commission's
lack of action Monday on one
member's proposal to hold all
new construction to some of
the proposed zoning changes
before they're actually adopt-
Fletcher proposed that the city
consider some of the proposed
amendments as pending zon-
ing changes and hold issuance
of building permits that don't
The idea being to stop any
rush of undesirable building
activity before the commission
can adopt new zoning restric-
Fletcher's motion failed to
get a second from another
commissioner and failed.
"That spoke extremely loud
to the concerns of that group.
What happened in the cham-
ber that evening showed that's
not how they're [commission-
ers] going,'" Wolfson said of
the commission's perceived
attempt to restrict property
"I believe that this commis-
sion will move forward ... to
seek out what is in the best
interest of the city as whole.
There's no rush to make all
City officials have identified
a need for the city government
to protect the residential char-
acter of the city's older neigh-
borhoods, which are experi-
encing a wave of redevelop-
City commissioners have
said that the tree-ladened,
eclectic ambiance of those
neighborhoods are eroding in
instances where older homes
are being torn down and
replaced with large, flat-roofed
homes, which maximize cur-
rent zoning restrictions.
The commission last year
hired consultant \Winter &
Company to help the city staff
See WOLFSON, A-3
iruic.c. H AUuIJ -- EIjit L'j
Tiger Woods and the rest of the PGA Tour will arrive in Ponte Vedra Beach later in the year when
The Players Championship moves to the second week of May in 2007. PGA Tour officials said
the later date will restore the firm, fast-playing conditions of the TPC at Sawgrass Stadium
Experts ponder Players shift to May
by KATHY HARMAN
S ONTE I'EDR. LEADER EDITOR
Shifting the annual The Players
Championship in Ponte \edra Beach from
March to May mnay have a positive effect on
local businesses, one tourism expert predicts.
Another says the boost that the area's signa-
ture event gives to businesses each year will just
be delayed by a couple of months, while some
residents ponder what the move will mean to
"I know tfor businesses in the hospitality
industry, the TPC is a huge push for them in
March," said Jill Sprowell, executive director of
the Beaches Division of- the Jacksonville
Regional Chamber of Com.merce.
"That little boost will just happen a couple
"1 think it will have a very positive effect,"
Mya Carter, deputy director of the St. Johns*
County Visitors and Convention Bureau, said
Thursday, the day after the PGA Tour
announced the tournament's move.
The Players Championship, which this year
will mark its 25th March on the TPC Stadium
Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, is a staple of the
community, marking what some see as the end
"I think of it as kind of the start of spring,"
said Virginia Simpson of Ponte Vedra, who said
her husband, Mark, a golfer, typically attends
some of the tournament if someone has extra
S"It kind of gets Ponte Vedra ready for the sea-
Carter said the tourism industry in St. Johns
County is stronger in March than in May, so
moving The Players will be good for business.
See PLAYERS, A-5
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Expert says Demeniuk 'out of touch with reality'
by LAURA FOWLER
A defense expert witness tes-
tified Thursday that Leslie
Demeniuk was "out of touch
with reality" when she killed
her twin 4-year-old sons
almost five years ago.
Dr. Earnest Miller, a forensic
psychologist and former pro-
fessor of psychiatry at the
University of Florida, said that
the 36-year-old Ponte Vedra
woman reached a point where
she no longer wished to live.
And she wanted her boys to
die with her.
"She breast fed these chil-
dren for two and a half years,"
Miller told the jury, adding
that most women breast feed
for no more than 12 months.
"I think it's an indication of.
. her inability to distinguish
her children from herself. She
and the boys were one, in her
Miller spent more than 50
hours interviewing and testing
Demeniuk, he said, adding
that he also interviewed family
.and witnesses and had her
brain scanned in an MRI.
Miller said Demeniuk
reached a low point where she
was "depressed, psychotic,
[and] out of touch with reali-
ty," due to a combination of
factors, which included a fami-
ly history of depression, recent
stresses such as her divorce and
the use of drugs and alcohol.
Miller said Demeniuk meant
to kill herself after she killed
the boys, but "passed out"
because she was heavily intox-
icated from prescription drugs
Miller said Demeniuk never
formed a strong bond with her
parents, wiho divorced when
she was a teen.
This, combined with a fami-
ly history of depression and
suicide attempts, contributed
to Demeniuk's state of mind
on the day of the shooting,
"She reached a point that the
world was so terrible and so
horrible that she did not think
she should live," Miller said.
He also said Demeniuk told
him she had recurring dreams
of "zombies," which he
thought was an indication of
Miller testified that
Demeniuk had, gaps in her
memory and she reported
occasions of paralysis.
Miller also testified that the
antidepressant drugs she was
taking, including Paxil and
Zoloft, were 'making her
depression and anxiety worse.
He said the drugs had a
"major influence on her break
Miller admitted that he was
"absolutely not" saying that
the drugs made her kill her
But he said the combination
of the drugs with her family
genetic history and stress put
her in a "delusional state of
mind" where she was capable
of killing her boys.
On the day of the shooting,
Demeniuk called the boys'
father, Tommy, to see if he
would baby-sit them, but he
In her interviews with Miller,
Demeniuk told him she proba-
bly was going to ask Ortiz to
take her to the hospital if
Tommy had taken the boys,
Miller told the jury.
"I think she reached a point
where everything failed,"
"She was at the. bottom of a
well, and there was no way
Stockpile: Hill had 'loading equipment' in house
Cont. from A-1
minutes later after learning
there had been a shooting on
Scott Railey, who lives less
than 2 miles from his mother's
duplex, was already there
when she arrived.
Railey said when he turned,
onto Willow Cove Court West
in the Cypress Cove subdivi-
sion of Atlantic Beach, he saw
that "the street was roped off"
with crime scene tape.
He said his first thought was
that maybe his mother coild-
n't leave the scene because of
some sort of accident on. the
When he identified himself
to investigations, he learned
the awful truth: Della Railey
had been shot a dozen times by
a man who minutes later called
911 and "reported that he had
just shot -his neighbor," a
homicide report says.'
"She was going to work,"
said Railey, 38, whose brother,
Chuck, 34, had left their moth-
er's house 45 minutes before
"The funeral director said
/she sustained 12 gunshot
wounds. People need to know
what he did."
According to Scott Railey, his
mother was shot by a .45 cal-
iber handgun with "hi-load"
bullets. Railey said police told'
him that Hill had a "stockpile"
of food and weapons in his
home, and that he loaded his
Hackney said Thursday that
Hill "had loading equipment
in the house," but would not
comment on the number of
weapons recovered from the
But Chivalette, who stayed
at the crime scene all day, said
she observed police carrying a
number of weapons. out of
Hill's home, including "high-;
Chivalette, who has lived on
Willow Cove Court West for
about six years, said Hill was
one of th& longtime home-
owners on the block.
According to, the Duval
County Property Appraiser's'
Web site, Hill purchased his
1,000-square-foot duplex in
Della Railey moved next-
door to Hill in June 1997,
Wolfson: 'No rush'
come up with ways to protect
the community. character of
the city without too severely
impeding upon private proper-
The company at two public
meetings in November present-
ed a 28-page report which out-
lines recommendations for
changes to the city's zoning
standards that address develop-
ment in the Old Atlantic Beach
The company was rehired
last month to help the city
staff draft the recommenda-,
tions into proposed laws for
The commission in
December approved a morato-
rium on lot divisions until the
proposed zoning changes are
further discussed and put in
The moratorium was enacted
after a controversial request by
a Selva Marina property owner
to divide one large lot in three
smaller parcels. The commis-
sion denied the property
owner's request and approved
the moratorium, fearing that
similar requests would follow
before new zoning laws were
Commissioners have said
that the division of properties
could be one qf issues negative-
ly impacting the city's residen-
tial character by adding more
density to neighborhoods.
Wolfson said Thursday that
the moratorium is a "tool to
slow down the panic" among
some residents about the pro-
posed zoning changes.
"This [the moratorium] is an
instrument that communities
use to slow down an overreac-
tion that could compromise
the direction we're heading,"
But some of those who spoke
Monday said they feel the
commissioners stepping 'over
"I don't agree philosophical-
ly in many respects with what
you're trying to do,".resident
.Steve Rosenbloom said, adding
that he wants to know the
.potential monetary loss caused
by the lot division moratori-
Resident Kelly Elmore said
he is against further zoning
restrictions or guidelines.
"I'm concerned over what
I'm hearing and what Pm read-
ing regarding zoning," Elmore
"The core city [area] and sur-
rounding area doesn't need,
existing zoning. What has
been built here the last 10r
years has been pretty darn
"I want to live in a commu-
nity that's free and trusts it's
citizens to do what is right.
Community Character is not
created by.its government, but
by its people."
Wolfson said that the com-
mission will not make any
changes without careful con-
siderations and citizens input.
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"We never knew his name.
He was just "Chief" to us," said,
Chivalette about the defendant'
who is believed to be a retired
"We always knew him as an:
old hermit. He went to the
store once a month."
Scott Railey said investiga-
tors with the Buireau of
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
"got involved," because of the
number of weapons and ammo
found in the defendant's
Della Railey's grandchildren
often played and slept
overnight at her residence,
family members said, and the
victim had recently remodeled
portions of her two.bedroom
"She just loved that yard and
her little [grand] boys," said
Chivalette, who said police
didn't finish processing the
crime scene until around 10
p.m. that night.
After investigators, evidence
technicians and firefighters left
the scene, Chivalette said she
and her 5-year-old son walked
down to the 'victim's house and
placed silk flowers in the drive-
way and "said a prayer."
A makeshift shrine in the
driveway now includes more
flowers and cards and a statue
of an angel.
Mrs. Railey's coworkers have
taken up collections this week
for her family, and they plan to
send flowers'to the funeral
service Saturday in Grand Bay,
Chivalette said the president
of her company cut short his
vacation to attend Mrs. Railey's
memorial service Sunday in
"She worked in a close-knit
department of about 20 peo-
ple," said Chivalette, an under-
writer who got her neighbor
her job at Countrywide.
"She was a hard worker,"
Scott Railey said.- .
"She'd go to work an hour
early even if she didn't have to.
She was in great health. She
would do anything for you.
And if she didn't have the
means, she would try to find
Hill's bond has not been set.
His next court appearance is
scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 26.
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Bathroom burden, the council
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ing the offseason and night
time hours when the perma-
nent buildings are closed.
Grounds maintenance direc-
tor Gary Meadors in a Jan. 3
memo to City Manager George
Forbes said the 19th Avenue
North location.is only open for
use four to five months out of
the year and is in need of sig-
Built more than 25 years ago,
the cost to renovate the exist-
ing building is estimated at
$32,000 compared to a $17,600
cost to demolish the facility
and bring in portable rest-
rooms with walls and fencing.
"This location is in a mostly
residential area and can. be
serviced with portable toilets
that will be available all year,"
Meaidors'sati noting that ai
new shower tower would be
installed at the endzone for
Last summer,, numerous
complaints were'logged from
residents, pier patrons and
tourists regarding the state of
the permanent. restrooms,
prompting city officials to
review the entire operation of
The City Council approved a
three-month pilot program last
July to have a cleaning firm
maintain the oceanfront rest-
rooms for $15,768 with an
option to extend on a monthly
In previous years,, the city
staffed seasonal .part time
employees to both open and
clean the restrooms, which
were operated primarily in the
spring and summer months
and on peak weekends in the,
fall and winter.
An increased demand for
public facilities and a lack of
interested applicants for the'
job moved the city to' hire a
Coverall Cleaning was con-
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restrooms while the city main-
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to oversee the temporary con-
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'The tlader's Opinion
Seat 4 vacancy
best served by
It is refreshing to see So many applicants seeking to fill
a mid-term vacancy onh the Neptune Beach City Council.
Eleven individuals have applied to fill the Seat Four
vacancy created by a councilor resigning last month.
It is worth wondering, though, where were all of these
:interested parties during the last election?
Each of the applicants will be given a list of six ques-
tibns compiled by the council. The applicants will also be
given a brief opportunity to address the council before a
finaldecision is made.
With 11 applicants, the decision is bound to be diffi-
cult. Several of the applicants already have a record of
service to the community.
Personal friendships and political allegiance should
not decide the matter, though. The overriding issue is
simple which applicant will best represent the citizens
of Neptune Beach.
Neptune Beach would be well served by a speedy deci-
sion:based on forthright, public discussion of each appli-
cant's merit. To do otherwise may avoid some hurt feel-
ings, but provide no assurances that the right representa-
* tive will be chosen. :
Letters to the editor:
Run amok politics
taking over media
To the editor:
Can your editor and car-
toonist be so naive as to
believe that there are no ter-
Srorists in our country? Maybe
they were both busy on Sept.
11, 2001 and didn't notice
what happened. Or, maybe
they haven't seen what has
happened around the world in
Spain, England, U.S.S. Cole,
Russian school children,
Marine barracks in Beirut, on
and on and on.
Also, the wording shows an
incredible bias as well as com-
plete misunderstanding of
what has been happening. But,
of course, if is very good a
doing what was intended tc
.misinform. Capturing phono
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Looks can be deceiving
I t's hard to admit, but 12
years ago when Todd and
Wendy bought the two-
story home with the wrap
around porch in my neighbor-
hood the day it went on the
Market, Iwas green with envy.
Not that my husband I could
have afforded the adorable
t abode with gingerbread trim
) and white picket fence at the
e time; I'd simply dreamed of
- living in such a unique home
g for over a decade.
STodd and Wendy fixed the
1 property up even cuter than it
y was. To start with they paint-
r ed the house blue (my favorite
r color), added white shutters to
1 match the fence, hung a
1 swing on one side of the
s porch, and set a white wicker
- table and chairs on the other.
s Two fat felines and a pair of
dogs soon joined the house-
hold. They looked like a mag-
azine cover while peering out
of the Priscilla cd~aif n franied
',windows or-lounging' near the
SA few years after moving in,
Wendy had twin boys. The
Sight of iy neighbor sitting
in the porch swing reading to
her children while their furry
foursome listened nearby did
little to alleviate my jealousy.
Things changed when
Wendy took up horseback rid-
ing. Four years ago she and
Todd bought five acres and
made plans to build a new
Some complete with stables
and a riding arena.
"Let me know when you
The 'real third
a c-to l f nhnt'no-ranhv
As oois ot pnouograpyv
Become more advanced
Ajand easy to operate,
cameras are everywhere,
recording every minute of our
lives. Not only are important
events taped and pho-
tographed, but experiences, are
lived out with a camera glued
My daughter and I recently
spent the weekend at Disney.,
The crowds were moderate,
and with only one child
along, I had some attention
left for people watching, my
One thing I noticed was the
amount of people who con-
stantly had video camcorders
raised to their eyes. In every
venue, there was invariably
someone who taped the entire
deal, never once looking up to
watch the real thing.
As we were waiting in the
lobby for the Hall of
Presidents to begin, a woman.
stood in front of a display
case containing personal pres-
idential items, and s-l-o-w-l-y'
scanned each one.
I'm talking 15 minutes
worth. She then proceeded to
tape the entire show inside,
never once looking up to
catch the real presentation,
Which is so lifelike you almost
forget that they aren't the real
presidents talking. I saw this
same scenario played out by
someone all day long.
The only person I had to
become personally involved
with was the guy seated in
front of me on the log plume
roller coaster, the climax of
which is a 50-fopt almost ver-
tical plummet into a pool of
water. My daughter and I were
in the rear seat of the car,
because I'm too chicken to
put your old house on the.
market," I'd told Wendy at the
Last month Todd and'
Wendy's new dream home
.and critter center was com-
pleted which meant my
"dream" two-story, was again
"Just go by and look,"
Wendy advised. "lake your-
cselfiat(home. -I'll leave th~ d e3
,under the back porch door- .,
Yesterday I stopped by at:
the end of my morning walk.
After opening the creaky pick-
et fence gate, I meandered
around the pansy outlined
yard, satin the porch swing
and pretended I waS dinirig at
the wicker table.
"Oh this is so beautiful," I
thought. I :
Then I ventured into the
back yard. To my complete
surprise, the lawn was small
and not well kept. Because of
the tree roots, dirt filled bar-
ren spaces I'd imagined were
pasture like patches of green.
The fence was sagging due to
the settling of the back area,
which was a just foot away
from a nature preserve. A
"nature preserve" of wetland
Rocks'that were once part of
a walk way had cracked and
crumbled along with two
algae-covered bird feeders and
a decorative stone wheelbar-
'v"ow," I thought. "This.
doesn't look as inviting as [
thought it did."
The house was also much
e smaller than I'd imagined.
The back porch, which was
only partially visible from the
side yard where I'd always
peeked, was several feet short-
er than I'd pictured it, and the
lattice work around the bot-. -
tom was in need of replace-
"The only negative thing
y about the houses that you
have to have flood insurance,"
-Wendv told me later.
That was not the only nega-
tive thing. Further investiga-
tion revealed that the home
needed a new roof, a new wall
in the kitchen due to a leak, :
and a serious repair to the
I left with no desire to ever
live there. Most important, I
departed with a priceless
reminder. Looks can certainly
be deceiving. Whether it
involves a house or people
f who live there, it pays to take
time to get the big picture.
ig' stocks our memory banks
ride any closer to the front.
Each car floats through a sce-
nic tale of Uncle Remus, Brer
Rabbit, and it's so gorgeous
that you almost forget you're
about to be dropped over the,
So anyway, the guy in front
of us floated along and taped
the entire ride, never once
looking up. When I realized
that he was going to keep tap-
ing all the way over the falls, I
grabbed his shoulder and told
him to put it in his lap before
my daughter and I got our
faces smashed with a flying
One father taped the entire
ride on.Dumbo the Flying
Elephant, never once looking
down to see the look of joy
and wonder on his child's
face. He's going to have to
hand out Dramamine tablets
before he shows that video.
My question is this: Why
would you want to experience
life through a 2-by-2-inch flat
one-dimensional screen? One
of the biggest draws for me at
a' place like Disney is its three-
dimensional appeal. The col-
ors, shadowing, depth, and
detail make Disney the pre-
mier resort that it is, If the
tables were turned, and some-
one told these people they
could only experience their
day through a tiny flat screen,.
they would have screaming
fits. But over and again, I saw
that choice being made.
I can't imagine watching
these slow-moving videos at:
home. There is no way you
can mimic, the experience of
seeing it firsthand, and the
agony of watching a video of
items in a display case goes
SAnother camera quirk I
can't fathom is the constant
still pictures being taken. One
large family posed for a pic-
ture as we waited for the bus
at the hotel, then another
when we were ridingin the
bus, then another in the bags
search line, and so on. One
trip must fill 10 photo
albums:. "Now here's Johnny
on Jan. 10 at 9 a.m., and then
at 9:15, and oh, here he is at
9:22, and oh boy, here he is
on Jan 11!"
The storage required for the.
photographic accounts of
these peoples lives must be
advances sometimes get the
best of us. The possibility of
using an item of technology
to accomplish a task often
clouds the practicality of it,
The real thing is often best,
and stocks our memory bank
for years to come. The
remorse of knowing that my
recollections of something
depended on the ability to
find and operate a video play-
er would be grave indeed.
VonThron is a pediatrician
who lives with her husband and
children in Neptune Beach.
Started out the new year in
debt owing thanks to an
awful lot of nice people,
particularly in the Beaches
I got sick over the holidays
and ended up spending New
Year's Eve (and a few days
before and after) as a guest in
the critical care unit at Baptist
From the paramedics who
escorted me there to the nurs-
es and doctors who treated me
with infinite patience and.
showed a willingness to
answer dozens of questions, I
encountered nothing but pro-
I've lived at the Beaches for
more than three decades. I've
heard the whispers from many
who say, "If you're really sick,
you need to go in town."
Well, it is time to silence
those whispers for good.
The care I received at the
Beaches hospital was tremen-
dous without exception.
Dr. Sam Fern orchestrated
the emergency admission
which, me being me, I balked
at initially but acceded to very
quickly lacking the breath,
literally, to protest further. The
paramedics and firefighters
(self-admitted avid Leader
readers); the nurses: Patricia in
ER, Allison, Singh, Jennifer
and the many others in CCU
who work 12-hour shifts; the
entire ER staff; and the various
technicians who stringently
followed the rule, "No more
than two sticks allowed to get'
blood." All combined talents
crisply while offering opti-
mistic and friendly care.
By the end of a nearly week-
long stay, I got the clear
impression that each staffer
had been hired not only for
their tremendous technical
skills, but also for their will-
Singness to go the extra mile
for patient care. Companies
usually talk a lot about cus-
At Beaches Medical Center,
it was a genuine pleasure to
see customer care in action.
You know something is right
when even the housekeeping
staff is chipper while mopping
floors and tells a patient,
"Never mind the mess, we're
glad to see it because that's
I was fortunate to have a
room in the new East Pavilion.
Aside from being as attractive
as some nice hotel rooms, the
room had a window with an
eastern view so that each
Morning's sunrise was a pleas-
ant accompaniment to start
You can be sure patients in
the hospitals in town don't get
the same view.
Even hospitalized, I was
reminded of the charm of liv-
ing at the Beaches. Privacy
laws can be passed and rules
can be invoked, but the
Beaches is a closely-knit com-
munity. A volunteer who
knew me stopped in to say
hello and asked whether my
stay was secret.
I couldn't help but laugh as
secret would have been the
last thing possible. Two doors
away on the left, my mother's
very good friend was hospital-
A few doors away on the
right, a neighbor was hospital-
ized. One of the respiratory
therapists I encountered had
graduated high school with
Beaches Hospital serves the
Beaches community, so don't
be surprised to see your
friends and neighbors when
you use the facility. I am writ-
ing this column from home
and expect to return to the
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Whale of a tale Saturday at Guana
The whale ship Essex,
known as a lucky ship for its
successful whaling voyages,
left. Nantucket, Mass., in
August 1819 for what was sup-,
posed to be a 2-1/2-year trip to
the South Pacific.
But within less than two
years, 13 of the 21-member
crew were dead, and the eight
others had entered maritime
history, having survived for
three months some in a
whale boat and some on a
deserted island after their
ship was sunk by an attacking
The story of the Essex, which
inspired a young Herman
Phil Pierce has been named
:.the top realtor at Prudential
Network Realty's Atlantic
Beach office for 2005, selling
more than $26.3 million in res-
idential units over the Past 12
Pierce specializes in country
club properties, oceanfront
estates, investments and pre-
A Jacksonville Beach resident
who joined Prudential's
Atlantic Beach office two years
ago, he is ranked among the
top three out of 350 Prudential
Network Realtors in the First
Coast based on sales last year.
Melville to write what would
become his most famous
novel, "Moby Dick," will be
told at 2 p.m. Saturday at the
Center south of Ponte Vedra.:
Joe Shannon, a retired high
school history teacher and a
volunteer at the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve,
recounts the story of the
Essex's final voyage at 2 p.m. at
the education center.
Shannon, who retired to St.
Augustine 18 years, ago. from
New York, gives talks on
nature, history and archeology
to civic, church, conservation
and military groups in the
Since 2002, he has been a
lecturer for Norwegian Cruise
Lines, which has taken him
and his presentations to
Alaska, the. Caribbean and
Central and South America.
He said he has given the
Essex talk on cruises to Alaska,,
South America 'and. Central
America, usually tying it in
"with whales in general."
In giving his presentations,
he reads a couple of para-
graphs of 'Moby Dick,' and
you can see the similarities,"
Shannon said in a telephone
After giving such 'a talk
about a year .ago in South
America, he said, a woman
approached him and asked to
speak with him.
"She turned out to be a rela-
tive of one of the crew on the
Essex," he said. The highlight
of that cruise was chatting
with the woman, he said.
Shannon's presentation at
the Guana is included in the
cost of admission to the center:
$2 for adults and $1 for ages 10
to 17. Those under 10 are free.
The center is located near
the Guana dam, off State Road
A1A about 12 miles south of
Mickler Road or 17 miles south
of J. Turner Butler Boulevard.
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Players: Experts weigh in on move to May 2007
Cont. from A-1
"Our hotels are really busy in
March and April," she said.
"May is a slightly softer month
for the area, so it will really
help give May that extra [boost
and] .. will help extent .our
peak season." 1.J
She said that the Match- 65
bed tax in St. Johns County
totaled $643,000, compared
with $421,000 in May, shi
said. Bed taxes are levied on
hotel rooms and other short-
for the two months show a
similar distinction, she said.
in St. Johns Count)' totaled
$69 million in March 2005,
whereas the May total was $57
million, Carter said.
The move to May, 'said by
some to be a step in making
The Players Championship the
fifth major tournament in pro-
fessional golf, will give the area
more notoriety because of the
international news coverage it
will get, she said.
"Moving it to May will give
it so much more coverage"
because it will fall between the
Masters in April and the U.S.
Open in June, Carter said.
"It's really great timing, to
give it that international expo-
"It just makes Jacksonville
and Ponte Vedra and the whole:
area look that much better,"'
ager at' th' i Shwgrass Marriott
Resort, located within walking
distance of The Players
Championship, said he doesn't
foresee much of a change in
the amount of business
because of the change to May.
The Marriott's business picks
up after the first week of
January, he said, noting that
from now until May the hotel
is nearly sold out.
"The only thing that we'll
change will be the type of busi-
ness," he said, explaining that
the "fuin" business will shift
from one week in March to one
week in May, and that corpo-
rate business is expected to fill
in for the absence of The
Players in March.
Oliasami, president of the
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamber of
Commerce, said many smaller
businesses may be unaware of
the impending change of TPC
"From the Chamber's point
of view, I really don't think it's
a negative," he said.
Many restaurants and other
businesses 'rely on customers
from large hotels, he said,
adding, "That's not going to
Another local issue the move
Scbuld impact thevolunteers
who provide much of the man-
power 'during the event -
apparently is not a concern of
Brian Goin, executive direc-
tor of The Players, said in a
teleconference Wednesday that
he doesn't expect the shift to
May will change the strong,
volunteer base on which offi-
cials rely for The Players.
"We have the strongest vol-
unteer base. in golf, and I
believe this will continue into
our changes for 2007."
Simpson wondered. whether
the two-month delay will also
delay the community spiff-up
that typically precedes the
LMaiBca'fate shw.^i. -lf to
". People use the timeto get-
their homes and yards ready
for visitors, she roted, and St.
Johns Count' sends out work-
ers to spruce up the median
strips in Ponte Vedra, although
the county has said its cleanup
is not related to the tourna-
"We'll see what ,happens
with the palm fronds and the
palm trees on A1A," she said.
UNF receives $600k donation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
Florida has announced the
donation of $600,000 each to
the Universitv of North Florida,
and the University of Florida
for nursing education.
The state of Florida will
match each gift at $420,000.
UNF and UF were also awarded
a $1.2 million grant from the,
state to increase the number of
nurses who enter Florida's
The nursing, shortage in
Florida, estimated at 34,000
and projected to hit 61,000 by
the year 2020, has a negative
impact on the quality and
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Howard L. Masoner
Howard L. Masoner, 64, died
Wednesday, Jan. 11.
Originally from Rock Spring,
Wy., he retired from the Navy
after 24 years.
He began a second career
with the USPS and,retired as a
control room supervisor. He
was a member of St. Paul's
He is survived by his wife of
40 years, Rosita; their children,
Cora- (Brendon) Mee, Theresa
(Craig Briner) Booker and
Howard (Kelly) Masoner; sis-
ters, Janice Carter & Juanita
Masoner and seven grandchil-
dren, Judson, Krista and Emma
Mee, Mason Booker, Larken,
Tristan and Halee Masoner.
A memorial service will be
held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
14, in the. Chapel of Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home, 1701
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach with Father William
The family suggests dona-
tions to the American Cancer
Society. Words of comfort may
be shared with the family at
Loretta Nedeau, 67, long-
time resident of Atlantic
Beach, died Jan. 10, 2006.
She was born in Bayonne,,
N.J. She was a member of the
Fleet Reserve Ladies Auxiliary,
and the -American Legion
Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed
volunteering and spent time at:
the VA Hospital.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, Joseph A.
Surviving are six children,
Pamela and Wesley Gerard,
Edward and Patricia Nedeau,
Robert and Marvanne Nedeau,
Donald Nedeau, George
Nedeau and Steven Nedeau;
two brothers, John and Joseph;,
a sister, Carmen; and six.
grandchildren and four great-
Visitation will be Saturday,
Jan. 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. with
a Vigil Service at 5 p.m. at
Home, 1701 Beach Blvd.,
A memorial reception will be
held Sunday afternoon at the
Fleet Reserve, Branch 290 in
Atlantic Beach from 1 to .3
In lieu of flowers, memorials
in her name may be directed to
the American Breast Cancer
Danny Roberts, 32, died Jan.
He was a long-time beaches
resident. He is survived by his
mother and step-father,
Dorothy and Robert Guy; his
sister, Beth Roberts; his fiancee
Brooklynh Bowman and her
son, Justice Huston. :
Private services will be held.
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funderal Home, 1701
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Robert Turley' 67, died Dec.
He retired from AT&T with
25 years of service. He began
his career at Ohio Bell
Treipi6ne Co. in 1968 and
joined AT&T American
Transtech (now known as
Convergys) in 1982, where he
served as executive director
until his retirement in 1992..
He served as vice president
and chief operating officer of
San Marcos Telephone Co. in
San Marcos, Texas. He and his
wife returned to Jacksonville in
jHe was a retired lieutenant
colonel in the U.S. Army, and
was proud of his 21 years of
service. After serving three
years of active duty, including
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the remainder of his service in
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Survivors include his wife of
20 years, Barbara Turley;,
daughter, Amy Haney
Thornton; grandsons, Nicholas
Haney and Jacob, Thornton;,
older brother, Bill (Kate) Turley
of Cincinnati,. Ohio; younger
sister, Linda (Larry') Pile of
Albany, '.Ohio; sons-in-law,
Chris Thornton and Michael
A celebration of'life gather-
ing will be held on Jan. 23,
2006, at MacKenzie's
Steakhouse & Piano Bar, 100
Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra
Beach, from 6 to 10 p.m., with
a remembrance ceremony at 7
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that a donation be
made to your favorite charity.
",Services under the direction
and care of Quinn-Shalz, A
Family Funeral Home &
Cremation Centre, 3600 Third
Street South, Jacksonville
David Ian McDonald, 20, of
Neptune Beach was arrested
and charged with possession of'
a controlled substance lan. 10
in the 1700 block.-of Park,.
Terrace" Etst, accO'rd'ng to a-
Someone reported Jan. 4
that the windshield of a vehi-
cle was busted in the 1700
block of Main Street.
A simple assault was report-
ed Jan. 6 in the 50 block of
A 17-year-old Atlantic Beach"
Female reported that she was
bitten by a pit bull Jan. 5 while,
walking in the 150 block of
Belvedere Street, according to a
police report. ;
The victim, who suffered
minor lacerations on her
thigh,: said around 1:30 p.m.
she was walking along the road
when the dog ran out of; a
home and attacked her.
Brian Wayne Mercer, 28, of
Jacksonville was arrested on a
warrant and charged with
grand theft of an automobile
Jan. 7 in the 1100 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report.
A storage unit was reported
burglarized Jan., 8 in the 1600
block of Mayport Road.
A domestic battery. was
reported Jan. 14 in.the 2100
block of Rosewood Drive.
Jason Todd Swindell, 32, of
Neptune Beach was arrested
and charged with possession of
cocaine and driving with a sus-
pended license as a habitual
traffic offender, Jan. 10 in the
2300 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
A 34-year-old Neptune
Beach woman accidentally
shot herself in the shin with a
.38 caliber handgun Tuesday,at
her residence in the 200 block
of Myra Street, according to a
The woman told police that
the gun fell from a chair inside
her home and went off, firing a
bullet into her shin. Police
when they arrived to the scene
said that it appeared the bullet
entered through the victim's
shin and exited through her
calf, according to the report.
Two diamond, rings valued at
$3,000 were reported stolen
Jan. 10 from a home in the 400
block of 19th St. N, The victim
told police she last ,aw the
rings in a jewelry box around
Three -vending machines
were reported damaged Jan. 9
Sat Fletcher Middle.School in.
4he 200(K)%lock'lof;3rd' St. 1;
The machines sustained a
total of $2,000 in damage. A
total of $290 in cash was taken
from all three'machines.
Jabar McDuff Lockhart, 24,
of Jacksonville Beach was
arrested Jan. 7 and charged
with armed trafficking of ille-
gal drugs, possession of a
firearm by a convicted felon
and fleeing and attempting to
elude police in the 500 block
of 5th Ave. S. '
Police working: a separate
Lockhart, known to have- a
supsended license, drive by at
6:24 p.m. A traffic stop was ini-
tiated but the defendant
refused to stop. He turned into
an alley 6ffi6th St. S. and was
blocked in by another cruiser.
Lockhart exited the vehicle
with his hands raised. A baggie
containing .7 grams of
cocaine was found in the cen-
ter console and semi-automat-
ic handgun was found loaded.
with 11 rounds beneath the
passenger seat, according td a
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An XM satellite radio valued,
at $350 was reported stolen
Jan. 9 from a vehicle in the
first block of 9th Ave. N.
A 34-year-old Jacksonville
man was transported to
Shands Jacksonville Sunday
after slashing his wrist with a
straight razor to avoid arrest in
a bank parking lot in the 200
block of 3rd Ave. N.
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A 47-year-old woman whose recent back surgery causes
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6btbied'by an unidentified man outid&e a Maypbrt Road
restaurant, according to police report.
The suspect stole the victim's purse, which among other
things contained $700 cash and prescriptions for Xanax
and Percocet, according to the report.
Police say the incident happened around 8 p.m. when the
victim was leaving the Waffle House at 2395 Mayport Road.
The victim said she was entering her vehicle when she
was approached by the suspect and asked if she needed
help, according to the report.
The victim told police that she recently had back surgery
which requires her to wear a brace and.walk with a cane
because she has trouble walking.
When she told the suspect that she did not need his help
the man pushed her to the ground and took the purse,
The woman was? not seriously injured in the incident.
into the Duval County Jail on
charges of possession and sale
of a controlled substance and:
battery on a law enforcement
Before he could be placed in
the back of the squad car,
police said Erazo cut his wrist
with a straight razor he had'
hidden on his person.
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A 32-year-old Jacksonville
man was arrested and charged
with grand theft and trespass-
ing Monday after witnesses
saw three men pull behind a,
condominium under construc-
tion last week.
. According to a report from
the St. Johns County Sheriff's
Office, five screen enclosures
in the 700 block of Ocean
Place were broken up and
stolen Jan. 3.
SOne of the suspects was
located on the construction
site Monday, police said.
Deputies arrested Sean Michael
Russell, 32, who was booked
into the county jail, deputies
An Atlantic Beach woman
was arrested on charges of pos-
session of cocaine and reckless
driving Wednesday after a
deputy on routine patrol in St. I
Augustine saw a Nissan pickup
being driven recklessly, police
The deputy reported the
truck was going 76 mph in a
55-mph zone and was chang-
ing lanes erratically and tail-
gating other vehicles. The
deputy made a traffic stop and
found a plastic bag that tested
positive for cocaine, according
to the deputy's report.
The driver, Jennifer Sue
Curry, 28, of Atlantic Beach,
was booked into the county
jail, deputies said.
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Girls basketball back on track
Squeaker over Orange
Park brings Senators
a third straight victory
L eg-stomping, gun-wav-
ing Marcus Vick thinks
he's ready for the NFL.
Funny, before he crunched
the leg of Louisville's Elvis
Dumervil in the Gator Bowl,
before he was dismissed by.
Virginia Tech for assorted
transgressions and before he
was arrested for pointing a
gun at some teens at a
Virginia McDonald's, Vick
told reporters he needed
another season of college
ball. Guess he's changed his
mind now that he's out of
It's only mid-January but
spring is clearly in the air:
Baseball and softball teams
at Nease and Fletcher have
One reason The Players
Championship always draws
the strongest field in golf is
that it's played in March.
First big event on the calen-
dar. Now that it's moving to
May, wonder how many
players especially the
international ones wilL, ,
opt for other events on thle'
European, Australian or
The sun may finally
have set on the University
of Southern California's
dynasty. No question the
Trojans were college foot-
ball's preeminent team
over the past few seasons,
but with quarterback Matt
Leinart and running backs
Reggie Bush and LenDale
White leaving for the NFL,
USC faces an uphill battle
to.retain its prominence.
So far Florida basketball is
eclipsing Florida football in
the national spotlight.
While Urban Meyer's Gators
entered the college football
season with tremendous
hype and equally lofty
expectations, results were
Gators remain undefeated in
hoops and are ranked sec-
ond in the country just
behind No.' 1 Duke.,
The Winter Olympics are
nearly upon us and there's
been very little fanfare.
The U.S. team has some
excellent athletes with a
chance to take gold in
Turin, Italy, but until
events like snowball fight-
ing, shoveling sidewalks,
jumpstarting dead car bat-
teries and slipping on
black ice get added to the
roster, it'll be hard for
Americans to get excited .
about the winter games.
The girls soccer team at
Nease looks to be peaking at
just the right time of the
season. The defending state
champions earned recent
victories over St. Augustine
and Bartram Trail. Featuring
a tough, stingy defense,
rock-steady midfield and
speed up front, the Panthers
may go very far in postsea-
While the marijuana
charges he was picked up
on Monday night are no
laughing matter, who \
knew Reggie Williams
would emerge as the pos-
session-type receiver the
Jaguars have been looking
Best bet for the weekend:
Indianapolis Colts over the
Pittsburgh Steelers in the
Following a great start to the
season, then a four-game slump
around the holidays, Fletcher
High's girls basketball team
seems to be back on track with
three consecutive wins includ-.
ing Tuesday night's over a game
Orange Park squad.
The Senators won a 33-32
squeaker over the
paving the way
for, Fletcher with
17 points. Alex .
in with seven,
Morgan King and
"I'm just so
proud of them
and the girls' abil- SENATOR
ity to bounce RAIDERS
back 'from a
rough stretch dur-
ing the season," said Senators co-
coach Beck)y Jansen. "Some
other teams might have just
folded at that point, but our sen-
ior leadership really got every-
one on the same page and we're
back to playing good basket-
While Orange Park's sharp-
shooters pasted Fletcher with
three-pointers when the teams
met in November, Jansen said a
change in defense prevented a
similar outcome this time
The Senators employed an
extended 3-2 type of defense tor
most of the game, and a man-to-
man scheme in the closing min-
"The point was not to leave
their shooters unguarded from
the outside," Jansen 'said. "It
worked well in terms of limiting
their effectiveness from three-
With the victory, Fletcher
improved to 11-7 overall and 5-2
in conference play.
The team was slated to travel
night in the last
regular season dis-
trict game before
the start of the
the Lady Senators
will be back in
S 33 action Jan. 20
wheri they host
32 Terry Parker-
(pending the out-
come of the tournament Jan.
24 at Raines, a trip to Nease High
on Jan. 25 and the regular season
finale against Ed White at home
on Jan. 26.
The stretch of games on con-
secutive nights will prepare,
Fletcher for the District Tour-I
nament which begins Jan. 31
and ends Feb. 3.
"I like the way the seniors on
this team have really taken.it
upon themselves to get things
back on track," said Jansen.
"Coach [Kevin] Brown told
them it's their last chance' to play
in a Fletcher uniform and the
season will become whatever
they make of it."
SPhoto by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher's Alyssa Patterson (22) heads to the hoop for a layup in traffic during Tuesday night's
game againstOrange Park. Patterson has a game-high 17 points in leading the Senators to a 33-
SoCeer teams adva"cIce -in Gateway
The Fletcher girls and boys
soccer teams advanced thiS week
in : the Gateway Conference
Tournament and will play their
remaining games at Patton Park.
Each team was slated to take
the field Thursday night in the
semifinal round of the confer-
ence tournament,' with finals
The Senators boys team had
an easy time of it Tuesday at
home in a 5-1 victory over
Englewood. 'Forward' Donald
Grzena had a pair of goals and
goalkeeper Jarme Martin con-
verted a penalty kick as Fletcher
built a 4-0 lead.
Following the conference
event, the Lady Senators will par-
ticipate in; the District Tourna-
ment at Orange Park High begin-
ningJan. 16, while the boys have
a pair of games remaining on
their regular season slate.
Photos by Rob DeAngelo.
Senators goalkeeper Jamie Martin converts on a first-half penalty kick Tuesday
against Englewood. It was Martin's second goal of the season.
while both went
after the ball
during first half
was injured and
in the game.
Fletcher midfielder Kwame Ajavon dribbles upfield with his team hold-
ing a 4-0 lead over Englewood Tuesday. The Senators went on to a
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January 13, 2006
'Lucky' fishermen are usually best prepared
For the longest time, the
definition of a successful
fisherman has always been
when skill, preparation and
opportunity come together.
There is a lot of truth to that,'
but these three factors aren't
necessarily all that's involved. I
like to think that luck is also a
factor. I believe that these four
factors actually define what a
successful fisherman is.
The luck factor is just that -
pure luck. Why did a certain
fish hit a certain bait at the
right time for one angler when
there might have been dozens
of other baits present that
could just as easily have been
hit? Was it-luck? 1 prefer to
think it was more skill and
preparation than luck.
Skill in fishing comes with
time and effort. The more
times you go fishing, hopeful-
ly, the more skill you can
develop. Some of our better
fishermen in the area have
been fishing since they were
big enough to hold a fishing
They might have started out
catching croakers at Brown's
Creek4 but now sailfish and
wahoo are more apt to occupy
their time. These fishermen
have hones their skills more
and more with every trip they
have made. Fishing is constant-
ly evolving and they are con-
stantly improving their skills.
So far, we've covered the luck
factor which you either have or
you don't, and the skill factor
which more times than not can
be developed. Preparation is
the one factor that can be
worked on immediately.
Being an offshore fisherman
presents more opportunities to
be prepared for than being a
surf fisherman. Fo example,
surf fishing is relatively simple..
Bring a suitable rod and reel,
the correct terminal tackle, and
bait, and you can catch just
about anything that swims in
Offshore, there are so many
different species that strike so
many different baits that have
to be prepared so many differ-
ent ways that one might have
to carry half a tackle store on a
trip just to be prepared. -
SHopefully not, but I always
do try to have several plans of
attack ready when I go off-
shore. I call them Plan A; B, C
and of course, when desperate,
Plan D. Plan A might be to
secure live bait and simply troll
it. Plan B might be to carry
some frozen bait just in case no
live bait can be found. Plan C
could be using artificial lures as
bait and Plan D, for despera-
tion, could even be to scrap the
trip and go surf fishing.
The point is to be prepared,
so here are a few tips to help all
of us out iri that department.
First, always match your rods
and reels to the species of fish
you're going after. Surf fishing
for whiting with a Penn
International 30 just won't cut
it. Twenty-pound and 50-
pound outfits will do fine.
Trolling live baits offshore
calls for 20-pound outfits with
medium-light rods. Wahoo and
dolphin fishing is where that
International 30 would come
in with 30 to 50-pound line
and medium-heavy rods.
Making leaders might sound
easy and to an extent it is. but
making a perfect leader is
sometimes hard. Length, hook
size, swivel size and leader size
Scan all be determining factors
when your success or lack there
of is measured at the end of the
;I know lots of king fishermen
who use double treble hook
rigs and who carry at least 100
rigs with them when they go
offshore. Are they planning onh
using that many rigs in one
day? No, but they are prepared
with the proper rig size for any
size bait they happen to catch.
Having that many rigs
means that somehow you need
a system to keep them all
straight. I use Zip Lock bags for
that. They're inexpensive and
do a great job for me. Put indi-
vidual rigs in the bags, using a
Sharpie mark the bags as to the
type of rig that it is, group the
bags together with a rubber
band, then store the bags in a
Tupperware type of container.
I've even got different contain-
ers for bottom fishing and off-
One other thing about rigs: If
you find one that works well,
duplicate it exactly. Be very
meticulous about it. Don't just
thrown some rigs together just'
to have some. Do it right.
Good luck and good fishing!
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place Mondays and Wednesday
from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
at the Neptune Beach Senior
Activities Center. Program fea-
tures circuit training, cardio kick.
boxing, step and body sculpture.
For more information phone
616-2218 or 270-1688.
For more information on
athletic teams such as baseball,
softball and T-ball, call the
ABAA hotline at 249-2985. WVet
Registration for lacksonville
Beach Babe Ruth Baseball, for
players ages 13 to 15 as of April
30, 2006, ill take place Jan. 21
and 28 from 10 a.m. until 1
p.m. at the concession stand
behind Seabreeze Elementary
Birth certificates are required
for all new players. Registration
fee is $95 per player.
The River City Travel Basebal
League will conduct its 2006
prHhg coaches meeting on Jan.
14 at 9 a.m. at the North
Florida Baseball Academy, 5913
St. Augustine Road,
Jacksonville. For more informa-
tion phone Rob Larosa at 237-
Jax Xtreme, a new travel
baseball team is forming for thi
January to July season. This
team will be coached by a for-
mer pro baseball player.
Players with great attitudes
and supportive parents are
invited to phone Wayne at
993-3530 for more informa-
The U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary offers boating skills
and seamanship programs. A
four-week Boating Skills &
.Seamanship program. To make a
reservation or for more informa-
tion, contact Gerry Maloney at
904-612-8100 or 904-273-6808.
An outdoor fitness class for
Mom and Baby takes place
Tuesday and Saturdays at 9 a.m
in Atlantic Beach. For more
information, call 372-0116 or
Girls on the Run
Registration is now open foi
Girls on the Run of N.E.
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for 3rd to 6th grade girls
that combines running and
training for a 5K (3.1 miles
run/walk, along with healthy
living education and lfe les-
sons. Spring programs begin
in Feb. and take place at vari-
ous locations throughout
Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic
Beach, Neptune Beach and
phone (904) 321-4315 or visit
The Jacksonville Beach Senio
Men's Golf Association is accept
ing new members who must b
55 or older. Dues are $20 pe
year. Play days are Monday
\Vednesday and Friday, with
tournament each Wednesday
Call Wally Hirsekom, Presideni
904-249-4900; Joe Cinotti, 904
246-0455;. or Jacksonville Bead
Golf Course, 904-247-6184.
Spring registration for the
Beaches Soccer League will take
place Jan. 29 until Feb. 12 at
The Soccer Stop, 1518 N: Third
Street, Jax Beach.
The league is for boys and
girls ages pre-K (4 years old) to
7th grade and games are played
at San Pablo Fields across from
Fletcher High School. Season
begins March 6 and ends May
19, with all games played on
For more information phone
Mike Levine at 635-8969 or via
e-mail at levinem@education-
First Coast soccer registration
is ongoing until Jan. 20.
Programs are available for play-
ers ages 5 to 18 years old. Visit
,. phone 223-3606 for details.
Florida Girls Soccer Academy
(TGSA) is northeast Florida's first
exclusively all-girls, premier soc-
cer program. For more informa-
tion, visit the website at
The St. Johns Softball
Association, softball league for
the PVAA, is conducting sign-
ups for the spring season. The
league is open to girls ages 5 to
16 with home games played at
1 Registration takes place at
Cornerstone Park 11046 A1A
North) on Jan. 14 from 10 a.m.
until 3 p.m.. and Jan. 15 from 1
Sp.m. until 3 p.m. For more
information phone Patti O'Shea
at 280-1389 or 655-5925.
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Girls fastpitch travel teams
are now forming. These travel
teams are called NFGS Tsunami.
e Players between the ages of 9
and 12 looking for a more com-
petitive softball environment
may phone James Greek at 612-
0337 or visit
Tsunami 14-and-Under girls
fastpitch team is looking for
Players. Call 710-6413 or 220-
7988 for tryout and additional
The Grom Surting Associa-"
tion [GSA] is now calledJaxPier
Surf Camp and is still located at
2nd North. The contact num-
ber is 247-8939. Application
forms and dates can be found
on jaxpier.com. JaxPier Surf
Camp is the only surf camp in
Sthe nation with a live streaming
'camp cam of the children and
For information on the Grom
Surfing Series [GSS], call Charley
SHajek at 247-5538.
The Florida Surfing Association
S offers advanced, professional and
intermediate amateur competi-
tions as well as surfing camps and
clinics. For more information,
visit the website at wwwr.florida-
surfing.org or call 19041 626-9090.
For information on the
Saltwater Cowgirls, visit its web-
call 1904) 242-9880.
For information on Sisters of
the Sea, an organization for
female surfers, visit the website
r ***. ,
- For information on the
e Eastem Surfing Association, cal,,
Sthe ESA hotline at (904) 249-
S9ESA or visit the North Florida
The Ponte Vedra Blue U12
5, *Wcoed team recently won
the 4th Annual 3v3
Tournament played at
Davis Park in Ponte Vedra.
In the finals against North
Florida United. Ponte
Vedra battled back from
deficits twice and won
when Timmy Lasseter
scored the sudden death
., winning goal with less than
a minute to play'in the
Pictured: Coach Charlie
Sandoval, Zach Culver,
Al advertised pice lilIde dealer admin. fee plus tax. Ad must be presented for sales prices.
11 AC.. tinngh fL Art for Illustration purposes only. See dealer for details.
website at wiv. north floridae-
Frieda Zamba, a retired com-
petitive surfer and four-time
.world champion, teaches surf-
ing to girls from 12 to 6(0 years
old. Individual surf instruction
for beginners, intermediate or
advanced surfers starts at $60
per hour. For a schedule of surf
Sunrise Surf Shop (241-09331
and Aqua Last Surf Shop |S28-
*4848 also offer 24-hour surf
Swimmrng lessons aie avail-
able at the Beaches Aquatic
Center for all ages and all levels.
Lessons consist of two-week
courses and memberships are
For more information phone
For information on programs
at the University ol North
Florida Aquatic Center call 620-
The Beaches Aquaic Club is a
year-round, competitive age
group swim tean that swims
on the base at NAS Mfavport.
Call 249-4-15 for more infor-
For information about
Beaches Aquatics Center, check
the website at bacpool.com or
Huguenot Tennis Center in
lacksonville Beach is offering
men's nights on Mondays and
Wednesdavs from 6:30 p.m. until
9 p.m. and working women's
night on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m.
until 9 p.m.
Thursday and Friday nights
ofter mixed doubles competition
ans Saturda-s feature match play
Friday morning from 9 a.m.
until noon is seniors day, and
Friday evenings offer round-robin
competition hrom 6:30 p.m. until
For more information contact
iun Watford, teunis pro, at 247-
S' '. @ 0 ,,*
The lacksonville Beach Tenris
Center at Huguenot Park. located
at 3rd Street and 16th Avenue, is
offering youth league play for
kids ages 8 to 18. This program is
part of a state and national pro-
gram called USA Team Tenrus and
is administered locally by First
Coast Tennis Foundation iFCTFi.
Diana Gardner is area league
coordinator. A total of 460 play-
ers participated in the fall and
spring programs in the Greater
Jacksonville area. Players are
divided into age arid skill levels
beginning with novice. The reg-
istration fee includes a T-shirt.
winner and runner-up trophies
for each division, and balls for all
matches. Players are encouraged
to participate in weekly clirncs to
learn and improve their tennis
game andtobuildteamspirit. For
details, contact tennis pro lim
Watford at 247-6221.
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
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to do when
ast week I talked about
things we could and
should do in the yard and
gardens this month. I described
these items briefly, and just
want you to know that I'll go
into more depth on several of
the items in the weeks to
For instance, the topic of
pruning could be covered in a
month's worth of articles, not
necessarily because it is so com-
plicated, but simply because
there are many facets to how
and why it is done, and doing
it correctly is like learning a
It takes time to learn the
nuances and to realize that
there is no oneway that fits all
However, one subject I hit
very loosely upon was protect-
ing our plants from freezes. It
seems to me that I go over this
one so many times that I don't
need to spend an article on it.
But, then I realize that there
are so many new people to the
Beaches area of Jacksonville
who have never been through
a freeze here because the\' now
live in sunny, warm Florida.
I am sure some of those peo-
ple, and you may be one of
them, is most unhappy that
north Florida does indeed
receive some very hard freezes
in its otherwise bland winter.
And the damage from those
freezes can kill a lawn in a
heartbeat. So, today I will cover
freeze protection and what to
do after a freeze hits.
Bear with me if you already
know this subject matter, and
help your new neighbor who
This past weekend we
received a bone chilling two
nights of freezing temperatures.
In some places the temperature
got as low as 25 degrees, while
in others it hovered around 32.
i Generally speaking, the clos-
er you live to the ocean or the
waterway, the more of a buffer
you will have when predictions
are supposed to be very low.
You may be lucky enough to
never receive a freeze, especial-
ly if you have a dense tree
Conversely, you may get.
slammed because even though
you live close to those protect-
ing bodies of water that gener-
ate heat, you also plant.very
tender and susceptible tropical-
like plants, and they get frozen
even without evidence of frost.
Here are a few examples of.
the types of plant material that
will not handle a freeze very
1. Bougainvillea, allemanda,
mandevilla, poinsettia, many
gingers, most ferns, and
2. Newly-planted sod, no
matter what the variety.
3. Newly-planted trees and
shrubs that have not been ade-
quately watered, or even if they
have, they have been in the
ground less than 6 months.
4. Hibiscus and hydrangeas
5. Evergreen plants that
have just been pruned or have
just sprouted new, tender
6. Succulents such as kalan-
choe, any of the cacti, and any
plant that has a milky sap.
7. Newly-planted annuals
even ones like pansies and
petunias if you've planted
them one day and that evening
you get a freeze.
8. Many palms, especially the
lacey, lovely robellini.
9. Most houseplants that are
outdoors, perhaps on your
porch. I am sure there are
See MATHESON, B-2
by LIZA MITCHELL
R ooted in southern
was born from rock-
'n roll but evolved
into its own dis-
tinct genre by blending
shards of country and blue-
The genre is reminiscent of
its early 1950s heritage with
souped up hot rods, pom-
padours and a lifestyle
stripped bare of modern
"The cars and the motorcy-
cles that people built, you
didn't just go down to Auto
Zone and buy your parts.
You hand built all your own
stuff," James "Fish" Alcorn of
the rising rockabilly band
Kings of Hell said Wednesday
as he lunched at a
Jacksonville Beach restau-
"Some guys are keeping it
traditional like that and
there are some guys that are
putting a more modern
motor in older cars. It's cool
as long as you are doing it
yourself. The music is kind
of a throw-off of all of that."
The Kings of Hell head-
lines the inaugural
Rockabilly Rumble featuring
hot rods, bikes and live
music by Artimus Piledriver,
the Van Orsdels and the
Blackfop Drifters Saturday at
Buffalo's Southwest Cafe in
The all-day event begins at
noon at 6055 Voungerman
Circle. Cover is $10.
Sharing a collective inter-
est in bikes, cars and music
can often signal the begin-
ning of a rockabilly band.
"You just start jamming
with some guys and the next
thing you know, you and
\our buddies are building
cars and bikes and you have
a band," said Alcorn, vocalist
and frontman for Kings of
Hell and owner of a 1951
Ford isee photo below.
Alcorn was a stand-up
bassist in the rockabilly band
Dead Man's Hand before
becoming a founding mem-
ber of Kings of Hell.
Dead Man's Hand started
six years ago, finding moder-
ate success with a small dedi-
cated following and a short-
lived contract on an inde-
pendent record label.
Alcorn said the group dis-
banded after two years, lust
as he was beginning to enjoy
the ride. Keeping the group
together proved more diffi-
cult than playing music.
Guitarist Rick Nessmith,
also of Dead Man's Hands,
and Alcorn decided to move
on and establish a new band
with a traditional rockabilly
"He talked me into learn-
ing how to play guitar and
trying to start something
up," Alcorn said.
Nessmith, a veteran musi-
cian of 20 years who also
gives guitar lessons from his
home, recognized in Alcorn a
natural musical ability and
offered to give him a guitar if
he was willing to learn a new
See KINGS, B-5
James "Fish" Alcorn (second from left) and the rockabilly band "Kings of Hell" headline the inau-
gural Rockabilly Rumble Saturday in Orange Park. The band has played locally at Fly's Tie in
Atlantic Beach and the SeaWalk Motel in Jacksonville Beach. They're off to Iceland on Jan. 18.
'Hostel disturbing film experience
by HAL NEWSOME
G graphic violence and
gore, can, and often
does, have an appro-
priate place in movies.
In the horror genre,
George Romero's "Night of
the Living Dead" and its
three sequels especially
last \ear's "Land of the
Dead" would have been
nowhere near as effective
without images of zombies
munching on their hapless
"Pulp Fiction" (19941 and
"Frank Miller's Sin City" last
year also owe at least some
of their success to the shock
value of the sudden and
And then there's "Hostel."
A dark and mood)' little
movie, "Hostel" mutates
from a quirky, well-acted
suspense mystery with goth-
ic overtones into a splatter
film reminiscent of the low-'
budget sex-and-blood tests-
w which cropped up with
alarming abundance in the
'70s and '80s.
Whether or not the copi-
ous gore and graphic scenes
of torture are essential to
this movie or are merely
gratuitous excesses thrown
in for shock (or gross-out'
value will depend on the
But be assured,-"Hostel" is
not for the faint-of-heart.
Though well-directed and
superbly acted, "Hostel" has
more in common visually
with recent gore-fests such
prnoi.- iu .nad
The Cyrus Chestnut Trio features Michael Hawkins on upright
bass, Neal Smith on drums and Chestnut on piano.
pick for BFAS series
Cyrus Chestnut. said to be
one of the most talented jazz
pianists of his generation,
brings his trio to Jacksonville
Beach this evening for a free
concert, the fourth in this sea-
son's Beaches Fine Arts Series.
The concert begins at 7:30
p.m. at St. Paul's By-the-Sea
Episcopal Church at the corner
of Fifth Street and 11th Avenue
North. Doors open at 6:45
p.m., and seating is frst-come,
Appearing for the fust time
in the concert series, Chestnut
was a natural pick, said Kathy
Wallis, executive director of
"He ywas recommended to
me b\-y'arcus Roberts," Wallis
said this week, referring to the
Jacksonville-born jazz pianist,
who has played in the Beaches
Fine Arts Series.
"'MaicUl links he 's wonder:
ful, so it seemed like a logical
.Chestnut and Roberts are
contemporaries, having ben
born tHf-nrie year 1963.
Each got his musical start in
his local church. Chestnut
began playing piano when he
was 6 at Mount Calvary Baptist
Church in his hometown of
Baltimore; Roberts was first
exposed to music at the
Jacksonville church where his
mother was a gospel singer.
Both began formal music
studies at a young age: Roberts
at age 12, Chestnut at age 9,
when he was studying classical
music at the Peabody Institute,
Roberts was a music major at
Florida State, Tallahassee, and
Chestnut was awarded a degree
in jazz composition and
arranging from Berklee College
of Music. Boston. Along the
wav, each won awards and
Chestnut began working as a
sideman with leading players
such as Dizzy Gillespie,
Bradford Marsalis and Wynton
The latter had a profound
influence on the young
Roberts, who toured with
Marsalis from 1985 to 1991
and appeared on virtually all
his recordings made during
The same year that Roberts
debuted his 70-minute
"Romance, Swing and. the.
Blues," ushering in a promising
decade for the Jacksonville
native, Chestnut signed with
That was 1993, and the
resulting recording, "Soul
Food," made it to the Top 10
on the jazz charts.
Chestnut tours with his trio,
plays solo in performances
across the country and appears
with many of the country's top
Rooted in gospel. Chestnut
pulls from his classical train-
ing, blues, soul and bossa to
form a "roundtable" that
allows him to "sour to the
power of music."
Chestnut, along with
Michael Hawkins on the
upright bass and Neal Smith on
drums, will give a free presen-
tation to students at 10 a.m.
today at St. Paul's Episcopal.
With Duval County public
school students out of school
today, Wallis said there will be
room for youngsters who want
to attend the free event.
Tonight's concert will be fol-
lowed by a reception, with the
art of Ryan Ketterman and the
photographs of Harriet Pruette
Jay Hernandez playsan American backpacking through
Europe in "Hostel."
as "The Devil's Rejects" than
it does with the film-noir-
ish "Sin City."
Released Jan. 6, "Hostel"
tells the story of two
Americans, Paxton and Josh,
and an Icelandic friend, Oli,
backpacking their way
across Europe in search of
sex which they find in
Their freewheeling and
enjoyable trip comes to a
creepy and abrupt halt,
however, when they end up
at a hostel in Slovakia.
After the friends meet,
three women willing and
eager to fulfill their desires,
Oli disappears. The experi-
ence for Paxton and Josh
rapidly degenerates into
blood-chilling horror; the
hostel they are staying at
"recruits" guests to be
unwilling victims of grue-
some acts of torture.
The perpetrators of the
heinous acts are men
wealthy enough to pay for
the "privilege" of inflicting
whatever acts their deviant
minds can conceive.
The "tools of the trade"
used to maim the captives
include an acetylene torch,
bolt cutters, an electric drill
and, the old standby, a
While these acts of torture
and mutilation have been a
film staple for decades,
rarely has a mainstream
movie featured so many acts
on such gruesome display.
In spite of its graphic bru-
tality, however; "Hostel" suc-
ceeds on several levels.
As a suspense-filled
thriller, it has enough plot
turns to prevent its less-
See HOSTEL, B-4
Jennifer Gagnon and Jack Wallace rehearse a scene from
"Keely & Du," a play staged tonight and Saturday at Players
by the Sea community theatre in Jacksonville Beach. Directed
by Jason Collins, the plays runs Jan. 20, 21, 27, 28 at 8 p.m.
and Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at 106 Sixth St. N.Cost: $10. Call 249-
For the Kids
Dennis Pate, executive director of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, announces a $2 million gift
from Ann and Ted.Baker and Florida Rock Industries for the Gardens at Trout River Plaza. As
part of their gift, two life-size, bronze elephant sculptures weighing approximately 15,000 pounds
arrived.at the Zoo on- Thursday, Jan. 5. World-renowned artist/sculptor Peter Woytuk, who creat-
ed the elephants, arrived with the sculptures to supervise the unloading.
Matheson: Cover any new annuals
Cont. from B-1
some plants that I have left
out, but hopefully, you'll get
So, what should you do
when you hear that a freeze
warning is predicted?
I recommend that you fol-
low these steps, especially if
you are new to the area and
have not been through a win-
ter before. Once you have beer
through a few, you'll know
what in your yard you'll have
to give special protection to.
The key to.all the rules is to
create less stress to our plant
material; a strong, healthy
plant can deal with nature's
stresses far better than a weak
one. And if you plant things
that are recommended for this
;areg.you:'4~.be wqrtking, with ,
i fbth eF'Nathu.re' rather- than
fighting her every step of the
1. Always water your lawn
and shrubs 24 to 48 hours
ahead of the freeze.
Do not water during the
freeze ( only commercial grow
ers can get away with this);
you do not want to wake up
and find icicles dangling from
your shrubs. If you water
ahead of the freeze, the plant;
material will be at its best to
endure the freeze with roots
fully filled with water. Less
stress equals better survival..
2. Never mow or prune just
before a predicted freeze. The
reasoning is that a cut leaves
an open wound allowing for
quick dieback to that area.
Wait another week, or even
,few days, and do this job whe:
the freeze has gone elsewhere
3. Never lay sod right before
a freeze. It always takes sod a
few weeks at the best to get it
roots established with the
existing soil. And only then,
Sunder the best of circum-
stances, does the grass have
better resistance to damage.
Even a healthy, well-estab-
lished, properly watered lawn
will show signs of damage.
from a freeze.'The blades will
turn brown, often with purple
or brown edging.
This is normal and ok IF the
grass is healthy. It will come
back strong and green in
spring and will have suffered
only top damage and not root
damage. Newly laid sod will .
suffer both and will likely be
dead come spring. That's a big
5. If winds accompany the
freeze, water right after it has
passed' This replenishes watei
lost due to those winds.
6. Mulch all shrub beds
heavily, but especially mulch
the tender, tropical plants I
mentioned above. It is impera.
tive to protect their roots since
it almost certain that a hard
freeze will hurt their leaves.
The plant will not die if its
roots are kept warm. Shrubs
that were planted in the fall
should be ok, but if they look
scrawny or like no new
growth has appeared since
planting, you can assume their:
root system is not established
and therefore, you'll need to
add more mulch to protect the
If you have the tender plant
in pots, bring them into the
garage or under a porch roof t(
give them added protection.
7. Cover tropical palms such
as the robellini, and if possible
push one of those spotlight
gadgets into the ground and
aim it at the roots of the palm.
These palms are very suscepti-
ble to freeze damage and will
not recover. If you lose yours,
select a less vulnerable variety
8. Cover any newly-planted
annual with sheets, blankets,
etc. But be sure to remove the
n cover during the daytime so
the plant does not cook under-
neath it. More plants are lost
because people forget to
remove their coverings; a
greenhouse effect is created
during the day. How can a
plant go through 20 degree
temps at night and then face
85 degree temps during the
s 'day? '.
.., eeptbe*g riipgs Iohao4. ;
-- beca ose 'oft fiteh free' tSgife.
in groups of two or three
nights, so you'll want to re-
cover when you get home
from' work, or if possible, just
before the sun goes down, cap-
turing as much warmth from
the day as possible.
S 9. If you have citrus, you'll
need to get some insulation
foam pieces and wrap it
around the grafted portion of
the trunk. This area is about 8
inches up from the ground
and is easily seen as a place
where.two pieces of wood have
been 'glued" together, looking
somewhat like a scar.
If you do not ivant to use
foam, then banking the graft
with sand, dirt or even mulch
is fine. Just remember to
remove it come springtime.
The reason for this is that
citrus is one of those plants
that really comes as two pieces
fit together. The part that is in
the ground is from what we
call a rootstock that is capable
of withstanding ground'
freezes, while the top, green,
fruiting part is from another
stock that gives you the type of
fruit you have selected, be. it
grapefruit, tangerines, oranges,
If the grafted area dies, the
top growth will also die. Green
growth may come out from
the ground, but when the fruit
forms, it will'be grossly sour
Sand not look at all like what
S you had before. Generally, cit-
rus is the only type of plant
that we have to worry about
from this standpoint.
I know this is a lot of infor-
mation, but if you understand
what goes on in a freeze, it will
make sense for you to do what
you do to protect your plants.
The landscape is a very valu-
able part of your property, so
use this winter as a learning
There are so many new sub-
divisions going up that the.
yard could be the last thing
the new homeowner thinks
about when the temperatures
are predicted to get real cold.
ATLANTIC BEACH ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
BASEBALL and SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Saturday, January 7th 10 AM to 2 PM
Wednesday, January 11t 6 PM to 8 PM
Saturday, January 14th 10 AM to 2 PM
OPEN TO BOYS and GIRLS AGES 5 to 16
T-Ball Ages 5 & 6
Baseball Ages 7 15
Softball Ages 7- 16
^ JACK RUSSELL PARK
Seminole Road in Atlantic Beach
Registration Fee: 1st child $90 / 2nd child $65/
3rd + child $30 Senior League $100
For Additional Information visit our website:
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South Beach Regional INSURANCE ACCEPTED
Yu-GI-OH DUELS are
staged at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Books-A-Million, 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach. Call 273-8055 for infor-
MUSEUM offers hands-on
activities, play and learning
opportunities for kids from 9:30
a.m, to 5 p.m. Monday through
Saturday at 8580 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Admission'is $3.50
for children ages 1-3 and $5.50
for all others. Gall 642-2688 for
UM LOFT is a multi-genera-
tions learning environment
that offers 16 hands-on stations
for children and adults to
explore the concepts in modem
and contemporary art. Entry is
free with paid entrance to the
Jacksonville Museum of
Modern Art. Children are
admitted free every Sunday for
family Free Day at 333
Hemming Plaza in downtown
Jacksonville. Hours of opera-
tion are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday,
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call
,366-6911 for information. --
Kindermusik and playday class-
es Tuesday to Saturday in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach for children from
birth to age 7. For Kindermusik,
Sa music and movement pro-
gram for all ages, children are
divided by age group. Playday is
for walkers to 26 months old
and includes parachute play,
climbing and musical activities.
Preschool children and up
attend without parents. One
trial class is free. Gall 249-3828
for information or visit
ART CONNECTIONS at the
Summer Museum of Art, &
Gardens in Jacksonville con-
tains hands-on, high-tech and
low-tech interactive exhibits
that encourage physical activity
and quiet contemplation. Walk
through a painting, create pat-
terns with dance, make a col-.
lage., listen to a sculpture, or!
paint with a virtual paintbrush.
The museum is located on the
north bank of the St. Johns
River at 829 Riverside Ave.,
phone 356-6857. Hours are 10
a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m.
TREE HILL NATURE CEN-
TER offers its popular program
for parents and children, FUN!
(Find Understanding .in
Nature), on the third Saturday
of each'month at 10 AM. For a
fee of $10 families discover easy
ways to invite wildlife into their
Tree Hill's butterfly house
gives visitors a dose encounter
with butterflies. Animal
Encounters, in which visitors
can learn about and touch sev-
eral small animals, can be
arranged by calling Tree Hill at
724-4646 and .asking for the
naturalist. Tree Hill is at 7152
Lone Star Road and is open 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
through Saturday. Admission is
$1 for.children up to 18 years
and $2 for adults.
S* THE BEACHES BRANCH
of the Jacksonville Public
Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach also has children's activi-
ties. Call 241-1141 and press 4
for children's activities and 5
for the children's reference
MOMMY & ME for ages 6
months to 2-1/2 years features
songs, parachute games, finger
playrhythm band music and a
way to meet other parents or
grandparents while having fun
with your child. Offered begin-
ning in September at Nancy
Dance Studio. For information,
call 241-8349 for information.
INITIATIVE sponsors several
playgroups for toddlers. Classes
begin in the fall. For informa-
tion, call 247-1314.
CENTER, 738 Fourth Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach, has many
activities for kids, including.
karate, tutoring and games.
*A MOMS AND .TOTSgtoup
meets regularly at .Isle of Faith
United Methodist Church on
San Pablo Road, next to
Alimacani Elementary School.
For information, call 221-1700.
MOTHERS OF PRE -
SCHOOLERS, support groups
for moms of children ages 5 or
younger, meet as follows:
Christ the Redeemer Church,
190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
Vedra Beach, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
the third Monday of the month
East Pointe Baptist
Church, 270 N. Keman Blvd.,
Jacksonville, 9 a.m. to noon the
second and fourth Tuesday of
the month (220-2377).
Mayport Naval Station
chapel, 9:30 a.m. the third
Monday of the month (270-
-, Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 9:15
a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the second
and fourth Monday of the
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
AND HISTORY offers crafts,
science experiments, planetari-
um shows and live demonstra-
tions throughout the year.
There is a play area for young
children and permanent
exhibits on marine life in the
Jacksonville area. Exhibits are
rotated. There is also an area
where live animals are exhibit-
ed and the public is invited to
watch the feedings, which are
done on schedule. Call 396-
MOSH for information.
WINSTON FAMILY YMCA
is on Landrum Lane, next to
Landrum Middle School in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
It has a heated swimming
pool and offers swimming les-
sons, and family swim times,
The center features a teen'room
and occasional organized activ-
ities for youth. The center also
has classes for children and
youths. The YMCA is home to
organized basketball activities
forages 5 and up. Memberships
to the YMCA cover most pro-
,grams and are available with
financial assistance. Call 543-
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All our good wishes
Dr. Karl D. Hartzell
The Brothers of Mu Epsilon Chapter
Beta Theta Pi
January 13, 2006
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'Sheltering Eye' photography
exhibit opens Jan. 20 at JMOMA
4 at: X6
T- oe Jacksonville Museum
of Modern Art will open
Selections from the Prentice
and Paul Sack Photography
Collection" on Friday, Jan. 20,
with a reception from 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
"Artifacts," a collection of
photographs by David
Halliday, and "Cheerleaders,
Body Builders and Disco
Queens," photographs by
,Brian Finke and Morton
Nilsson; are included in this
Also opening on Jan. 20 will
be "First Coast Portfolio," a
juried art educators exhibi-
tion. These exhibits will be at
the museum through April 15.
Call 366-6911, ext. 208 for
Gigantic wall-sized watercol-
ors, what a surprise! This com-
munity is accustomed to
watercolor paintings not
much larger than 30 to 40
inches in size.
Al Held's watercolor paint-
ings are floor-to-ceiling works,
and up to seven individual
works are joined together in
one span covering the entire
rearwall of the J. Johnson
There are also sbme large
canvas paintings arnd some
groups of four small works
hung as one unit. All are geo-
metric squares, circles, trian-
gles in bright colors with no
identifiable objects but flow-
They are beautiful, enigmat-
ic and amaze us at the
patience and mind of the late
Mr. Held who created them.
Whether you like these
works or not, they demand
respect as they give us some-
Sthing new in art.
See this exhibit at the J.
Johnson Gallery through
March 17. The gallery is locat-
ed at 177 Fourth Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 435-
The South Gallery at Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville opened a new
exhibit this week, "Prints and
Metals," by the faculty of
Edinboro University of
Pennsylvania. Works by Sue
Amendolara, Catherine Butler,
Cappy Counard, John Lyeak,
Richard Mathie and Franz
Spohn are on exhibit through
Jan. 31. Call 646-2023 for
The Jacksonville Coalition
of Visual Arts will open a
juried exhibit of members'
works tonight at Players By-'
The-Sea gallery, with a recep-
tion from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The gallery is located at
Players By-the-Sea Theater,
106 Sixth St. N.; Jacksonville
Beach. Call 249-5628.
A new exhibit, "Celebration
of Color," artworks by Lois .
Simon, will open at the Ponte
Vedra Cultural Center, on
Friday, Jan. 20, with a recep-
tion from. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The artist will give a gallery
lecture at 11 a.m. on Monday,
Jan. 23, at the Center, 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. The lecture is free. Call
An exhibit of paintings by,
Ed Kitzis, "Places I've Been,"
will open at Archway Gallery
on Saturday with a reception
from.7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The gallery is located at 228
Third Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. Call 249-2222.
PA.St.A. Fine Arts Gallery,
214 Charlotte St., St..
Augustine, will feature the art-
works of Jean Light 'Willis
from Feb. 1 to 28.
She will be exhibiting her
recent pen-and-ink illustra-
tions for the book, "Seven
Deadly Sins," as well as.
abshact oils illustrating her
Jean Namiotka, painter and
printmaker, will open her
exhibit of prints and mono-
types the same evening from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m.
Both exhibits will open at
the First Friday Art Walk in St.
Augustine. Call (904) 824-
On Wednesday, FOCUS
Cummer members may. tur.
thae3iB~icffiX 'lIerpty0tM A*
American Art at 1 p.m.
Enjoy a lecture of the
Adventures in Art Series by
Jeanette Toohey, curator, who
will lead the tour. From Jan.
24 to 26, FOCUS Cummer
Members will take a bus trip
to explore museums, galleries
and other sights in Atlanta.
.Ior information about
FOCUS Cummer, write to
FOCUS Cummer Membership,
P.O. Box 1273, Ponte Vedra
Remember the Cyrus
Chestnut Trio tonight with
the Beaches Fine Arts Series.
The program will begin at
7:30 p.m. followed by a recep-
tion where visual artists Ryan
Ketterman and Harriet Pruette
will be exhibiting their works.
The program is held at St.
Paul's By-the-Sea Episcopal
Church, 1150 N. Fifth St.,-
Jacksonville Beach. Call 270-
1771. See story B-1.
Photographs of zoo animals
by Frank Noelker, associate
professor of art at the
University of Connecticut, are
on display through Feb. 16 at
the University of North
Noelker spent seven years
visiting more than 300 zoos
making empathetic studies of
animals in captivity. The
result is a highly acclaimed
book of 50 color photographs,
"Captive Beauty: Zoo Portraits
by Frank Noelker."
In her forward to the book,
Jane Goodall says Noelker's
photographs are "both beauti-
ful and profoundly disturb-
ing," showing 'wild' animals
who are no longer wild.
"This book is not intended
as an indictment against all
zoos but rather as a plea for
greater understanding of the
animal beings within them,"
Goodall's forward says.,
SThe artist will give a gallery
lecture at, 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
Feb. 2. All gallery events are
free and open to the public.
The gallery is located in
Building 2, Founders Hall, on
the UNF campus, between
Keran Boulevard and St.
Johns Bluff Road about one
mile north of Butler
Boulevard. Parking is $3.,
The Jacksonville Watercolor
Society will hold its next
meeting on Tuesday, Jan.,24.
1 Joan Wellings will share her
love of literally "pouring" inks
and paint onto the paper.
She teaches how to break
out of the mold and push cre-
"Captive Beauty: Zoo Portraits by Frank Noeiker" opened this week at the University of North
Florida Gallery. Noelker is an associate professor of art-at the University of Connecticut who has
visited more than 300 zoos in seven years. His empathetic study of animals in captivity was docu-
mented in the 2003 book "Captive Beauty," with an introduction by Dr. Jane Goodall. He will dis-
cuss the book in a gallery lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at UNF. Call 620-2534 for gallery
hours. The gallery is located in. Founders Hall, Building 2.
activity. Wellings. is a signature
member of the Florida
The meetings is from 7 to 9
p.m. at Florida Community
College's South Campus,
11901 Beach Blvd. The meet-
,ing is free and open to the
public. Students are encour-
aged to attend. Call 981-9493
for details or www.jack-
Rachel Fox as "Olga," pleads with "Kuzovkin," played by Jack
Barnard in the award-winning comedy/drama,"Fortune's Fool,"
playing at ABET through Jan. 28. See theatre notices on B-8.
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'Tristan & : lle muscular filmmaking
1I 'Us n ",..-k"."' Id / l .
of great black
by STEVE BAILEY actors and
"Ferris Bueler's Day Off" singers, andjust a
many 1940's racial stereo-
- This sitcom about a smug types, in this musical about
high-school slacker was a hit Heaven and Hell battling for
for star Matthew Broderick the soul of a gambler.
and writer-director John
Hughes. But if you, e ever "Sam Peckinpah Western
taught a kid like this, the collection" Includes "The
laughs will be seriously lack- Wild Bunch," "Pat Garrett
ing for you. and Billy the Kid," and two
"Return of the Pink
Panther" Peter Sellers in
his 1975 return to the role
of bumbling; English-chal-
lenged Inspector Clouseau.
"Cabin in the Sky" Lots
Cont. from B-l
than-surprising ending from
being a letdown..
Director/writer Eli Roth, who
also directed and cowrote
2002's "Cabin Fever," keeps
"Hostel' moving along
briskly, taking full advantage
of' the European scenery to
create a dark and disturbing
backdrop for the doomed
The acting, especially the
three main leads Jay
Hernandez as the self-
assured Paxton, Derek
other blood-soaked classics.
"Hustle and Flow" The
story of a black pimp who
has a crisis of conscience.
And you thought "Cabin in
the Sky" was an embarrass-
ment to African-Americans.
Richardson as the insecure
Josh, and Eythor
Gudjonsson as the free-spir-
ited Oli is also high-cali-
.In spite of its merits,
"Hostel" is definitely not for
everyone. This is the kind of
movie that can inspire
nightmares in even the most
jaded horror-movie fan.
"Hostel" is rated R for "bru-
tal torture and violence,
strong sexual content, lan-
guage and drug use."
On the dreaded one-to-five-.
star rating system, I give
"Tristan & Isolde" four stars.
It's a romance set in
England's Dark Ages, yet as
ominous as that sounds, it's
both a touching love story.
and a muscular piece of film-
(Kudos for the. latter to
director Kevin Reynolds and
exec producer Ridley.Scott,
who had planned to direct
this himself decades ago,
JiBfore "Alien" made his
''caeer.) -. ; ...
Why not the full five stars,
then? It's because the
moviemakers, efforts to turn scenes
James Franco (best known as But
the dumped boyfriend in es a ch
"Spider-Man") into the latest of Frar
in beefcake are a tad too obvi- pouty
ous. be less
Heroine Isolde (charming female
Sophia Myles) is always was fo
shown demurely covered, cinem
even during the sweaty love Kilme
the camera never
lance to take inve
nco's six-pack abs
lips. This will pri
s of a problem for
e moviegoers thaj
ir me, but I still sa
a alieadv has one
r too many.
That said, the. movie takes
the predictable doomed-_ "
romance machinations and
puts some surprisingly
refreshing spins on them.
'The story is that those crazy
madcap countries Ireland and
England just won't stop their
Tristan (Franco), an exem-
plary British swordsman, is
S fiercely wounded in battle, to
the point that he is thought
to be dead and gets sent out
to sea in a military funeral.
-. -"vrri : -Natch, where should Tris,,
loll up but on the very Irish
shore that holds Isolde, a
feminist (relative to her era,
Smiss- anyway) who happens to
entory know something about poi-
Sor his sons and realizes that Tris,
obably faint heart can be revived if
r she cures him in time. And
n it oh boy, does she revive him.
ay that I write this synopsis with
Val nmy tongue glued firmly to my
cheek, but the movie is truly
satisfying at all levels.
The swashbuckling and
bloodletting is'played without
irony, so it should please the
primeval among us.
And even though we know
perfectly well that T & I's love
will ultimately be unfulfilled
a la "Romeo and Juliet," it's
the not getting there that's
half the fun.
I often wonder how a par-
ticular movie gets "greenlight-
ed" for production, whether
it's a great premise or a te
ble oney ,- "
Wouldn't you hate to be
the scriptwriter who has to
pitch a Dark Ages English-
Irish romance, especially
when a lot of moviegoers
couldn't find either country
on a globe? Happily, "Tristan
and Isolde" has perfect pitch.
"Tristan and Isolde" is rated.
PG-13 for mild adult lan-
guage, sexual situations, and
much graphic violence.
Dont expect much from Martin's retread
by STEVE BAILEY.
initially, I was going to do a.
column about the entire
new year's movie roster.
Then I saw the list and had to
take an extra dose of Paxil.
So let's just take the ele-
phant one bite at a time and
look at the movies coming
out for winter.
If you don't yet feel guilty
enough about being a hetero-
sexual, the gay Western
"Brokeback Mountain" opens
here today, followed next
week by "Desperate
Housewife" Felicity Huffman's
cross-dressing turn in
Speaking of cross-dressing,
Hollywood just can't enough
of black guys as old ladies, as
evidenced by sequels from
Martin Lawrence ("Big
Momma's House 2," Jan., 27)
and Tyler Perry ("Madea's
Family Reunion," Feb. 24).
"Match Point" lave you
heard about the new WVoody
Allen drinking game? Hoist a
shot every time a critic says .
that this is Allen's best movie
in years. l(anuary/Februarvy
S"When a Stranger Calls" -"
...chances are it's a horror-flick
remake. (Feb. 3)
"Looking for Comedy in the
Muslim World" In a way
that only he would have the
nerve to do it, comedian
Albert Brooks goes on a fact-
and comedy-finding tour in
the Middle East. (Feb. 10).
"Curious George" -
Supposedly, 2-D animation is
being phased out by CGI, but
hand-drawn is the only way
to go for that nosey monkey.
The ubiquitous Will Ferrell
voices The Man in the Yellow
Hat. (Feb. 10)
"The Pink Panther" Don't
expect much from Steve
Martin's retread of the venera-
This was due as an MGM
release six months ago, but .
then Sony bought out MGM
and put this one on the back
burner. Perhaps, as Inspector
Clouseau might say, e-neuf is'
e-neuf. (Feb. 10)
"The Shaggy Dog" Tim
Allen stars in the latest out-of-
mothballs Disney comedy. At
least they gave, Lindsay Lohan
a break for a while. (Mar. 10)
"V for Vendetta" Natalie
Portman battles a futuristic
totalitarian regime. Like being
Mrs. Darth Vader wasn,t
enough for her resume? (Mar.
"A Scanner Darkly" -
Having decimated rock music
("School of Rock") and "The
Bad News Bears," director
Richard Linklater's latest ani-
defames revered sci-fi writer
Philip K. Dick (author of
"Blade Runner" and "Minority:
Report"). (Mar. 31)
S"Awesome: I *****, Shot
That" White rappers The
Beastie Boys (remember
them?) gave cameras to 50 of
their fans to record their con-
cert last October. Great ^
ersatz filmmakers record ersatz
rappers. Let's"just tear down
the movie theaters and call it
a day. (Mar. 31)
"Basic Instinct 2" Sharon
Stone returns. Presumably she
can afford underwear now.
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Note: Acts and performance
days or times are not always
available for all clubs at press
time. Performance information is
included in the Friday club calen-
dar. Send to mitchell@beach-
esleader.com. Cdll 249-9033 for
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach 280-2525.
Stevie Fingers is in every
Monday. Matt Hall performs
Wednesday and Fridays. Le
Monde Quartet plays Latin
music every Saturday. Wine
tasting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
every Thursday followed by the
Jason Anderson Jazz Trio at 9
The Atlantic, 333 N. First
St., Jacksonville Beach 249-,
3338. Martini Night is
Thursday with DJs spinning;
DJ Wes Reed spins hip hop and
retro Thursdays for Ladies
Night. DJ Jade spins old,wave
and 80's retro at 9 p.m. Friday.
DJ KGB'spins at 9 p.m.
Atlantic Theatre Comedy
Club, 751 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 249-7529.
Comedians Scotty K withBig B
perform at 9 p.m. today and
Saturday. Scheduled comedy
acts also perform at 8 p.m.
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd., jt
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-7777.
Tangee Renee plays Top 40
from 8:30 p.m. to close
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *
249-9595. Don't Tell Anne per- :
forms at 9 p.m. today. The
Boxrockers jam at 9 p.m.
Saturday. Irish dancers Glas
Tara performm at 4 p.m.
Sunday followed by Bobby
Flynn and band at 6 p.m.
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub
& Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-9499.
Jimmy Solari is in every
Wednesday. Spade McQuade
plays traditional Irish music
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every Tuesday. Pill Pill Bo
plays reggae Wednesdays. The pe
Wes Cobb Band is in
Freebird Live, 200 N. First
St., Jacksonville Beach 246-
BIRD. Allele with Syntenic and
Another Way of Life are in at
9:30 p.m. today. 80's Hair Rock
with Papercut at 9 p.m. I
,, Saturday. Galactic plays jazz
Billy's Boathouse Grill, funk Sunday.
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Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach close Thursdays. The Sam
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Thursday through Saturdays. pop, jazz and Latin music at 8
*00 p.m. today. Jazz with Matt Hall
Bogey Grille, 150 Valley at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Circle, Ponte Vedra Beach **.
249-3338. Karaoke with Frank Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
Tenmpo from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. First St., Jacksonville Beach .
Wednesday. Live music from 249-5181. Local bands are in
7-11 p.m. today. today and Saturday. Karaoke
S* Sunday at 9:30.
Brewster's, 11003 Beach *
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Dana Salmela plays acoustic 100 Sawgrass Village, Ponte
music at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Vedra Beach 543-9143. Gene
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7 c r- '..,i1 Tuesday through
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport Thursday. Doni iniard is in
Road, Atlantic Beach 241- Saturday. Michael Howard is in
8848. Live music from 9:30 from 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday. Will
p.m. to 1i30 a.m. today and Hurley performs today and
Saturday. Country night every Monday.
Kings: In Iceland Jan. 18
Cont. from B-1
A self-taught musician,
Alcorn said his former band-
mates demanded that he
learn to read sheet music to
play the stand-up bass, a skill
he quickly conquered.
"They gave me all these
books and I just kind of got
obsessed with it. I just tried to
figure out as much as I
could," he said.
"I basically downloaded
some guitar chord charts off
the Internet and started try-
ing to figure some songs out."
"He told me that in teach-
ing guitar for 12 years, he's
never seen anybody pick it up
that fast," Alcorn said. "I
could play about five or six.
songs in two weeks and sing."
Thinking three steps ahead,
Alcorn started working
toward filling the positions of
drummer and upright bassist
for a band that was not even
a band -yet.
He looked no farther than
his best friend of 15 years
Sarge Paulsen, an imposing
man with a signature red
With drummer. Dave Nissen
rounding oiut the current
lineup, the Kings of Hell first
took the stage for open mic "
night at The Fly's Tie Irish
Pub in Atlantic Beach, where
they played to an enthusiastic
They have since played Jack
.Rabbits, the Starlight Lounge
in Five Points and the
SeaWalk Mptel in Jacksonville
. "It started as kind of a joke.
We were watching "King of
the Hill" and thought that's
what we should call the
band," Alcorn said.
"The name kind of turns:
people off because they think
we play speed metal but we'
are a traditional rockabilly
SThis weekend marks the
first festival slot for the Kings
but there are no signs of the
momentum cooling any time
On Jan. 18, the band
departs for Reykjavik, Iceland,
for' a whirlwind week of inter-
national radio interviews and
a television spot scheduled
after a friend in the country
tattooing passed out some
Their universal appeal also
:allows the Kings of Hell room
to play to a wide spectrum of
people whether it's a bar or
festival or a banquet or wed-
The diversity of their music
is also compatible with harder
punk and rock 'n roll bands.
Despite all the accolades,
Alcorn said the Kings are
humbled by the response and
eager to take things slow.
Rather than signing with a
label, they will instead hone
their skills and develop a set
list of covers including The
Blasters, a California-based
rockabi lly, band, and
Nashville band the Planet
Rockers to engage audiences
and keep them interested
until they are ready to move
on to original material.
"It's been over a year and
we have nine original songs
and probably two hours
worth of material," Alcorn
S"[The covers are] good rock-
abilly music that hasn't been
heard 30 or 40 times. We do a
couple of songs by the Stray
'Cats that are older but recog-
Upon returning from
Iceland, the band would like
to continue building its fol-
lowing and is planning some
gigs at Spare Time Grill &
Tavern in Neptune Beach and
would love to return to the
Fly's Tie. :
Alcorn is hopeful that the
local scene will wafm up to
the Kings of Hell after a brief
resurgence years ago col-
lapsed beneath the weight of
the swing craze.
"Swing killed the rockabilly
scene that was going on six
years ago," he said.
"This band has snowballed
into so much more than we
ever thought it would be. I
don't know where this is
going but it would nice not
to have to work anymore."
pr,ioil Dy AARON ANDERSON
bby Flynn, shown here at Lynch's Irish Pub last week, will
reform at Culhane's Irish Pub at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Symphony Orchestra contin-
ues its Masterworks Series
with "Fantastic Trip" featur-
ing works by Richards, Liszt
and Berlioz at 8 p.m. today
and Saturday in Jacoby
Symphony Hall at the Times-
Union Center 'for the
Performing Arts, 300 W.
Water St.,. Jacksonville.
Tickets are $18 for adults,$5
for students. Call 797-2800
CYRUS CHESNUT TRIO
The Beaches Fine Art Series
features jazz with the Cyrus
Chesnut Trio at 7:30 p.m.
today at St. Paul's By-The-Sea
Episcopal Church, 1150 5th
St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Ryan Ketterman and Harriet
Pruette exhibit their photog-
raphy. Admission is free. Call
270-1771 for information.
Charlotte Mabrey and the
UNF, and JU Percussion
Ensembles will stage percus-
sion day Saturday at the
Terry Concerty Hall at
Jacksonville University, 2800
University Blvd. N.,
Jacksonville. Call 256-7371
Thge Ritz Chamber Players
pay tribute to Martin Luther
King Jr. at 8 p.m. Saturday in
the Terry Theater at the
Times-Union Center for the
Performing Arts, 300 W.
Water St., Jacksonville.
Tickets are $25. Call 354-
5547 for information.
The Gordon Stout
Marimba Concert is held at
7:30 p.m. Saturday in Terry
Concert Hall at Jacksonville
University. Tickets are $7 for
students and seniors, $10 for
the general public. 256-7371
FIRST STREET GRI LL.
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The famous First Street Grill in Jax Beach closi
its doors for the last time on December 31, 2005
Thank you for providing fifteen years of excelle
food, service and ambience to the Jacksonville
S Beach community. Your neighbor THE MUND(
GRILL wishes you well. You will be missed!!
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TO THE CUSTOMERS OF THE FIRST STREET
The staff and owners of The Mundo Grill invite yo
visit us we would appreciate the opportunity to e;
/pc business and loyalty. We welcome you to try u
inch, dinner and cocktails.
STHE MUNDO GRILL
528 N. First St, Jax Beach
S(across from the new pier
|: (904) 246-1580
Sh tive Chef Kelly Clifford
LUNCH HAPPY HOUR WITH FREE HORSE
D'OEUVRES DINNER CATERING PRIVATE
SWINE DINNERS AND TASTINGS-
TUESDAY SALSA DANCING
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Weekend 6 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader January 13, 2006
Ambassador Baptist Church
(2134 Mayport Road) will have
a seminar on Developing
Loving and Lasting Families on
Friday, Jan. 13 from 6 to 9:3C
.m., on Saturday, Jan. 14 from
8a.m. to noon, and on
Saturday, February 14 from 8
a.m. to noon. Pastor Paul
Youmans from Orange City
will be the speaker. Register by
calling Pastor Matthew Staley
at Ambassador Baptist Church
at 821-5431 or by signing up
in the church foyer.
The Neptune Beach Baptisi
Church Encouragers Luncheon
will be held on Thursday, Jan.
19 at 11 a.m. Robert Hass from
the non-profit organization
S.H.I.N.E. will speak on
Medicare D and Prescription
Options. The donation of $5
for the event includes a roasi
chicken luncheon. The church
address is 407 Third Street,in
Neptune Beach, call 249-2307
Mass for Grieving Parents
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church will have a
special Mass on Saturday, Feb.
-4 at 2:30 p.m. for parents whc
have lost a child. Any parent
who carries the pain of a lost
child is welcome. Call Deacon
Jim at 285-2698 for informa-
tion or to place the name of a
child on the prayer list. OLSSis
located at 545 A1A N in Ponte
Bethel Gallery at Ponte
' Vedra Presbyterian Church will
feature the work of calligraph-
er Betty McKee, in an exhibit
titled "Calligraphy and More.'
The exhibit will be open from
Jan. 20 through Feb. 19. The
church address is 4510 Palm
Valley Road in Ponte Vedra;
.' .. PhGoo Dy KATHY NICOLETTI
The dedication of the new church building of Victory Lutheran Church at 4651 Kernan Blvd. was
held on Nov. 20. Rev. Phil Hoyer is the pastor. Sunday School is at 9 a.m. and Sunday worship'
is at 10:30 a.m. Bible Class is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Women's Bible Class is held
at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. Call 642-8900 or visit the website at www.victorylutheran.org.
Scall 285-8225 for information.'
SMommy and Me
Chabad @ the Beaches offers
an opportunity for enrichment
for families with toddlers at
SMommy and Me sessions on
I Wed. mornings beginning in
-February. For information and
: registration contact Leah
SKurinsky at Chabad at 285-
i 1588 or Chana Novack at 262-
6ii41. Chabad is located at 521
SR A1A in Ponte Vedra.'
New Beginnings Church is
offering "A :Princess in
Training" retreat for women
on Feb. 24 .and 25 at the
Hampton Inn in St. Augustine
Beach. The registration deposit
is due byFeb. 5. For informa-
tion, call the church office at
-285-4288. New Beginnings'
,address is 1050 Highway ,A1A
in Ponte Vedra.
Ambassador Marilyn McAfee
will be the guest speaker at the
Jan. 18 Open House Luncheon
at Palms Presbyterian Church.
Her topic will be "Building
Democracies: Will it Work?"
The fellowship hall will open
at 11:30 on Jan. 18 for the buf-
Tickets for the event are $7
and will be sold at the church:
on Sunday, Jan. 15 or are avail-
able by calling the church
office at 246-6427. The church
address is 3410 S. Third Street
in Jacksonville Beach.
St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church, by the Sea, will hold a
blood drive on Sunday, Jan. 22
from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. St.
Andrew's is located at 1801
Beach Blvd. Call 249-4575 for
Women's Safety Class
Palm Valley Baptist Church
is offering a Women's Safety
Class in the fellowship hall on
Saturday, Jan. 28 from 8:30
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For infor-
mation call 285-2447, the
church address is 4890 Palm
Valley Road in Ponte Vedra.
Winter Sunday School
Calvary Anglican Church
will offer :classes on
Experiencing God, Angels, and
Growing Kids God's Way dur-
ing Sunday School classes at 9
a.m. for adults and children at
University Center at UNF at
12000 Alumni Drive. For infor-
mation call 241-9400.
Weddings, the Jewish Way
The January 22 meeting of
the Women's Circle of Chabad
@ the Beaches will feature a
program on Weddings, "the
Jewish Way. There will be a dis-
cussion of traditional Jewish
wedding customs and Chana
Novack will be there to teach
simple wedding dances. The
Meeting will begin at 3 p.m.
and is free to members and $8
for non-members. Chabad is at
521 SR A!A in Ponte Vedra, call
285-1588 for information.
SSt. Andrew A.M.E. Church at
125 9th Street South in
Jacksonville Beach will cele-
brate their Choir's Anniversay
on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m.
To participate, call Vallie
Holloway at 249-7624.
Special Needs Class
Beach United Methodist
Church is exploring the possi-
bility of beginning a
Promiseland class for special
needs children on Saturday
evenings. Contact Debbie
Machtel at the church office at
249-2343 x40 if you have
experience working with spe-
cial needs children or have a
child that would participate in
the class. BUMC is located at
325 7th Ave. N. in Jacksonville
A Worldwide Marriage
Encounter Weekend will be
held on the evening of Friday,
Jan. 27 through Sunday, Jan.
29 at the Comfort Inn in
Jacksonville Beach. The
Mariage Encounter weekend is
directed by volunteers who
teach married couples how to
strengthen their marriages
with improved communica-
tion and a renewed commit-
ment to their
relationship.Couples of all
faiths are welcome. There is a
non-refundable registration fee
of $50. Call 800-923-VWWME
(9963) for more information or
register on-line at wvww.geoci-
ties.com/jaxmeweb; dates for
other upcoming Marriage
Encounter Weekends are on
Palms Presbyterian Church
will have a Men's Retreat on
Feb. 2 and 3 at Marywood
Center for Spirituality in
Switzerland, FL. The retreat
will be led by Rev. Robert
Hunter, Director of
Stewardship at Second
Presbyterian Church in
The topic for the retreat is
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Sundays Join us on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
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Jacksonville Church of Religious Science
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HOLY, TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH
(A Traditional, Bible Based, Continuing Anglican Church)
Holy Communion..........................every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294
www.holvtrinitvneptunebeach.org Rev. Robert C. Adams, Vicar.
"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
Music & Art Ministries
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Worship Opportunities SUNRISE COMMUNITY
9:00 a.m. Contemporary* CHURCH
11:15 a.m. Traditional* An Evangelical Free Church
*Kids Worship provided Jerry Rouse, Senior Pastor
Sunday.School Richard Dubay, Youth Director
10:00 a.m. ror aUll agesRiad
Rev. Jeff Bennelt,Pastor Sunday School &A.B.F.'s 9:00a.m.
Adam Myers, Youth i S
Adam y u Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
35 Executive Way, PVB 298 Aquatic Dr., A
Across A1A from Rawlings School, 298 Aquatic Dr., A.B.
Behind Prosperity Bank (Across from the BAC)
"Connecting the Unconnected" Phone: 249-3030
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Rev. Dr. Thomas Walker
Rev. Carol DiGiusto
Senior Associate Pastor
Rev. Andrew Kukla
3410 South Third Street
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'05 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
ner 2nd. Ave. N. arid 7th St. N.) Phone: 249-5418
leverend Betty R. Sikking http://www.blcjaxbeach.org
355-5100 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. itional
il A Prayer 355-7044 Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
uh of e D y W d Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Urch of the Daily Word Adult Bible Classes 9:45 am.
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Sunday Worship -895 CR 210- Palm Valley i'-yJ AssociatePastor Howard McMinn CHRIST
8:00 am & 10:30 am 4 1/2 miles west of Intracoastal Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun. WORSHIP SERVICES UN MEHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School Sunday Services 8:45 am & 11:00 AM & Familes Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun. Sunday 8:30 & 10:15 AM 400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Children 9:15 am Christian Formation 10:10am ingChristian Formation At 9:00 am Wednsday 7PM Neptune Beach 2495370
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Preschool/Kindergarten Ofice 241-7335 SUNDAYTraditional Services Jacksonvlle Beach Saturday 5 p.m.
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Schedule: Rev. JulieFrankPastor 0:30 am.- aona Servce Celebration Praise Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor u a 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Sunday Moming Worship 8:30& 11a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship WEDNESDAY 10:45amSaturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. sery Aailable Sunday Moing
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Chancel Choir 'Wednesdays7p.m. Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am 407 Third atrit Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010 Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15.m.(4-6 gr.)
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Sunday School for all ages 9:15AM Saurday 5:0 r Religious School Sundays 9.00 a.m & Wednesdays 4:30 p.in. 246-2709 iu
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Wednesday Evening Bibe oppor tudy cities: SundaJa, amu n ranviiiierry Murrell, MiSnister
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amily Dinnert 6:00 PM Community. Please contact our office r-f8.5 for information aboadult ass Sunday, 10:00 a.m Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Children and Youth Bible Study 7:00 PM (904) 268-2500 education, Sisterhood activtide and Youth activities. rp 11:00 a.m, Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
Adlt Worship Service 7:00 PM www.MandarinChristin.com Service 6:30p.m.WeekdayMinistry 246-2891
Child Care and Nursery provided for all activites and arhli y 7:00 p.m. ervie interested r
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McAfee to speak at Palms Wed.
by KATHY NICOLETTI
Marilyn McAfee, president
of the Jacksonville World
Affairs Council and former
ambassador to Guatemala, will
be guest speaker at an open
house luncheon at Palms
Drawing on her 30 years of
experience in the foreign serv-
ice, McAfee, a Ponte Vedra
Beach resident, will speak on
the timely topic, "Building
Democracies: Will it Work?"
"Ambassador McAfee is an
incredible speaker with a great
deal /of experience," Anne
Flora, co-chair'of the the open
house committee, said in a
The committee wanted to
'sponsor an. event that would
"look beyond the boundaries
of Jacksonville," she said.
In her address, McAfee will
speak on issues that impact the
Middle East as well as global
issues as they relate to the
Ambassador Marilyn McAfee:
will be the guest speaker at
the Open House Luncheon
Program at Palms
Presbyterian Church on
Wednesday, Jan. 18.
.During her foreign service
career, McAfee held assign-
ments in several countries in
Latin America, in the Near East
and in Washington, D.C.
In addition to serving as the
U.S. ambassador to Guatemala
from 1993 to 1996, she was
deputy chief of mission in
Bolivia. She served as assistant
inspector general for inspec-
tions and deputy inspector
general for the Department of
Throughout her career,
McAfee received numerous
awards, including the
Presidential Meritorious Award
for her work in Chile in sup-
port of the return to democra-
cy and the Department of
State's Distinguished Honor
Award for her work to advance
the peace process and human
rights in Guatemala.. ,
In 1996, McAfee served as
diplomat in :residence at the
Institute for the Study of
Diplomacy at Georgetown
University in Washington,
McAfee is listed in "Who's
Who in America" and Who's
Who in American Women."
Since her retirement from
the diplomatic service in 1998,
she has served as a private
consultant with Manatt Jones
Global Strategies and is on the
National Board of the World
Affairs Council'of America.
Locally, she also serves as
secretary of the Jacksonville
Seaport Authority and is a
board member of the Baptist
Medical Center Beaches and
the Foundation Board of the
University of North Florida.
Last year, she, was a recipient
of the Eve Award for
The open house luncheon is
the second in this year's series
organized by the
Congregational Life Ministry
at Palms Presbyterian.
Tickets are $7 and will' be
sold at the church on Sunday.
Reservations can be made by
-calling the church office at
The luncheon buffet will be
catered by Barry Adeeb, owner
of Beach Diner. Doors of the
fellowship hall will open at
11:30 a.m. and the luncheon
will begin at noon.
Briefs: Moms pray for kids Tuesdays afternoons
Cont. from BX6
"The Measure of a Man;
Christian Character and the
Trouble with Testosterone."
The cost for the retreat
which includes room and
meals is $140. Limited space is:
avaialble; call the church office
at 246-6427 to register.
Celebrate Recovery, a biblical
based program for persons fac-
ing personal problems, meets
every Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the
fellowship hall of Beach
United Methodist Church,
Third Street at Seventh Avenue
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Through worship and same-
,gender small groups, people
can work on personal struggles
such as eating disorders, alco-
hol/drug abuse, and co-
dependency. The evenings
begin with dinner. Call 249-
Retreats at Marywood
The following retreats are
planned at, the Marywood
Retreat Center in .the
Switzerland area 'ofrNoithwest
St. Johns County:'
Jan. '14: Roots of Christian
Mysticism will be led by Srs.
Elizabeth Hillmann, Rose
Hoover, and Annette Mattle.
The subject of this retreat is the
fifth century and the influence
of St. Augustine. The retreat
begins at 9:30 a.m. and closes
at 3 p.m. The cost is $35 and
Jan.. 20-22: Women's
Recovery Retreat-The "Wise
Woman" will be led by Sheila
Fountain and Sue Garner. The
leaders have a combined 42
years of leadership in recovery
retreats. There will be time on
this retreat to rest, relax, and
feel God's encouraging pres-
ence through personal and
group meditation, singing,
outdoor walks, and sharing.
The retreat begins on Friday. at
7:30 p.m. and ends with Mass
at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Cost is
$167 (priv), $137 (dbl), and
Jan. 21: Imagination: A Vital
Part of Prayer will be led by Sr..
Eileen Marie Flanagan. Using
parables and miracle stories,
participants can learn to use
their imagination to strength-
en their prayer life. Sr. Eileen
Marie has served as. a Spiritual
Director and a retreat.director.
The retreat will begin at 10
a.m. and end at 3 p.m. The cost
is $27 which includes lunch.
Jan. 25: Day of Reflection:
Conversion! will be led by Fr
Terry Morgan, Pastor of St.
Anastasia Parish in Palm Coast.
Through prayer, silence, and
sharing Fr. Terry will lead par-
ticipants to a better under-
standing of living a Christian
life. The session begins 9:30
a.m. and concludes at 3:30
p.m. The cost is $27 which
Jan. 29 to Feb. 3: Spirituality
for Everyday: Loving in the
Master's Footsteps will be led
by Michael Fonseca, Spiritual
Director and Facilitator ; for
three dioceses, Commitment
to Jesus and a deeper, whole-
hearted discipleship will be the
focus of this retreat. Reflections
will include prayer exercises
based on St. Ignatius Loyola.
St. Teresa of Avila, and St. John
of the Cross. The retreat begins
at 5 p.m. on Jan. 28 and ends
at 1 p.m. on Feb. 3. The cost is
$480 (Priv), $393 (Dbl), and,
Jan. 31: Sacraments of
Ministry: Holy Orders and
Matrimony will be led by Fr.
Timothy Lindenfelser, Judicial
Vicar and head of the Diocesan
Marriage Tribunal. Fr. Tim can
help participants enrich their
lives with a deeper apprecia-
tion of the call to ministry and
service in both of these sacra-
ments. The cost is $9.for this
two-hour program beginning
at 7 p.m.
Marywood is located at
1715-5 State Road 13, For
information on these or other
events, call (04L 28F-2525 or
Moms pray for kids
A group of mothers known
as Moms in Touch meets week-
ly to pray for their children,
other students and the schools
they attend. The group meets
on Tuesday afternoons at a
church in Ponte Vedra Beach.
For location and more infor-
mation, call Nancy at 273-
The following events are
held at Beaches area churches
on Wednesday for youngsters:
Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra has Bible Study
and activities for children at 7
p.m.Contact the church at
Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets 7 p:m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with-
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and
The church is at 298 Aquatic
Drive, Atlantic Beach. Call 249-
Bethlehem Buddies: is open
to all children 3 years old
through second grade at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
1423 Eighth Ave; N.,
Jacksonville Beach, from 7
p.m. to 9 p.m., with Bible sto-
ries, crafts and songs.
'High school Bible study is 7
p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Bethlehem
Youth in grades six through
12 and families meet at 6:30
p.m. at Christ Episcopal
Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, for
dinner in the parish hall.
Youth JAM begins at 7 p.m.
and includes guitar lessons,
singing, and rehearsal for the
11 a.m. Sunday contemporary
worship service in' parish hall
geared toward youth and fami-
lies with children.
Dinner and JAM are open to
the community. JAM is free,
and dinner is $4 per person,
$12 per family maximum. The
church is at Solana Road and
San Juan Drive.
Youths in grades six through
,mqet at 6:3,0 p.m. in the-
Outback, thi'inoaular building'
behind Palms Presbyterian
Church, 3410 Third St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach.Contact the
leader, Murray Beard, at 285-,
5106.The Senior High Group
meets in the Outback on
Sunday immediately follow-
ing the Sunset Worship
Service. Contact leaders Dale
and Ingram Caswell at 285-.
Dynamic Disciples (grades K-
5) at First Christian Church of
the Beaches meets Wednesday
from 6:30 to 7:45. Teens inr
Motion Youth' Group meets
from 6:30 to 7:45 with special
events and trips held on other
dates. The church address is
2125, Oceanfront, Neptune
Beach; Call 246-2010.
Building Blocks, a group for
children ages 3 to 6, and Kids
Club for youngsters in grades
one through 6 meet at 7:15
p.m. at Family Bible Church,
4760 Palm Valley Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Bridge Builders
for grades 7 through 12 meets
from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
YouthAlive with Bible Study
and worship for grades seven
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through. 12, is held from 7 to
7:45 p.m. at Kernan Boulevard
Baptist Church, 4000 Keman
Blvd. S., south of Beach
Boulevard. Pre-school and chil-
dren's choirs through 6th
grade meet from 7 to 7:45 p.m.
Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, Third Street
at Seventh Avenue North,
Jacksonville Beach, meet 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. at various loca-
tions. Directions to Wednesday
meetings are handed out at
247, the church's Sunday night
worship service for youths,
held 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Church choir school is
offered for age 3 through sixth
grade at Christ Episcopal
Church after school at various
times, depending on the
youngster's age. Children
develop musical skill and
Christian formation. The
school is free and is given by
Timothy McKee, music direc-
tor of the church. 285-6127.
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January 13, 2006
Weekend Th BeahesLeaer/onteVeda Lade
GALLERIES & MUSEUMS
ART & SOUL, 1720
Sawgrass Village Drive, Ponte
Vedra Beach 280-5778. Small
sculpture, bas relief and two-
dimensional works are on dis-
play. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Monday through
BEACHES AREA HISTOR-
ICAL SOCIETY, 425 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach *
246-0093. Features the origi-
nal locomotive "Old No. 7"
and an original section fore-
man's house and furnishings.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday to Saturday.
BETHEL GALLERY, 4510
Palm Valley Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach 285-8225.
Features themed original art
shows using mixed media,
from local and regional artists.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday to Friday and 9 a.m..
to noon Sunday.
BLUE HERON GALLERY,
4600 Middleton Circle E.,
Jacksonville 223-6100. Art
work by Cypress Village resi-
dents and visiting artists.
Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday through Sunday.
GALLERY, 137 King St., St.
Augustine (904) 825-4577.
Features original paintings,
photography, clay, art, seri-
graphs, sculpture, jewelry and
painted furniture. Hours are
noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday
CATCH 22 GALLERY, 5
Cordova St., St. Augustine
826-3890. Hour sare 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Closed on Monday.
New York style gallery featur-
ing paintings, sculptures and
ceramics. Featured artist every
Friday during Art Walk.
CULTURAL CENTER AT
PONTE VEDRA; 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach *
SUMMER MUSEUM OF
ART & 'GARDENS, 829
Riverside Ave., Jacksonville *
356-6857. Hours are 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday. Admission is $6 for
adults, $4 for seniors and mil-
itary, $3 for students, $1 for
kids 5 and under. Free admis-
sion from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
880 A1A North, Suite 9, Ponte
Vedra Beach 280-2772.
Hours 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday through Saturday,
noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
FAIRFAX GALLERY AT
SAWGRASS, 1740 Sagrass
Village Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach
384-7724. Hours 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Monday through Friday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
FIRST STREET GALLERY,
216 First St., Neptune Beach *
241-6928. Works by local and
regional artists. Monday
through Wednesday, 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m.; Thursday and
Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m;
Saturday, 10 a. n. to 6 p.m.,
and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
HIBERNIA GALLERY 108
1st Street, Neptune Beach *
249-7321. Selling handmade
work from Ireland, England
and U.S. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday-Saturday, noon to 5
J. JOHNSON GALLERY,
177 Fourth Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 435-
3200. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday and 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Also
by appointment. Pieces are
available for purchase.
*MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
AND HISTORY, 1025
Museum Circle, Jacksonville.
396-7062. MOSH features
interactive history and science
exhibits as well as planetari-
um events and special chil-
MY LITTLE GALLERY,
630 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune
Beach 403-0031. Hours 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday
1 .* NEPTUNE GALLERY,
1511 Atlantic Blvd. in the
Tradewinds Plaza, Neptune
Beach. Gallery hours. are 10
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to
Friday and 10ia.m. to 3 p.m.
Glory Road. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:00, 3:55, 7:30,
Last Holiday. Rated
"PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:45,
4-10, 7:45, 10:20.
Grandma's Boy. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:25,
Hostel. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:30, 4:00, 7:50,
Casanova. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:55, 4:35, 7:55,
"HANK & MY HONKY TONK HEROES," a tribute to Hank
Williams, is staged through Jan. 22 and Feb. 7-19 at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach, Blvd. Call 641-1212.
opens at 8 p.m. today at the
Atlantic Beach Experimental
Theatre, 716 Ocean ,Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. The produc-
tion will run at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Fridays and
Saturday through Jan. 28.
Matinee performances will be
held at 2 p.m. Sunday and Jan.
22. Tickets are $15 for adults,
$12 for students, seniors and
military. Call 249-7177 for
THEATRE JAX AUDI-
TIONS for "Silent Heroes" will
be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at
Theatre Jacksonville, 2032 San
Marco Blvd., Jacksonville. Call
396-4425 for information.
Rumor Has It.
4:35, 7:00, 9:45.
The Ringer. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 3:35, 7:30,
Cheaper By The Dozen
2. Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:05, 4:05, 7:35, 10:00.
Fun With Dick and Jane.
Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:15, 4:20, 7:20, 9:35.
The Family Stone. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs:, 1:20,
5:00, 7:45, 10:15.
Hoodwinked. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:25, 3:40,
King Kong. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., Noon, 3:45,
The Chronicles of
Narnia: The Lion, The
Witch and The Wardrobe.
Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs., 12:35,
3:35, 6:45, 9:55.
Memoirs of a Geisha.
Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:20, 4:15, 7:25, 10:20.
Walk The Line. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:40,
The Passenger. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:15,
4:30, 7:15, 10:05.
The Squid and the
Whale. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
1:05, 4:40, 8:05, 10:30.
BloodRayne. Rated R.
Cheaper By The Dozen
2. Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
4:35, 7:30, 9:55.
The Chronicles of
Narnia: The Lion, The
Witch and The Wardrobe.
Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs., 4:00,
Grandma's Boy. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 4:45,
Hoodwinked. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 4:30, 7:25, 9:35.
Hostel., Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 4:40, 7:20, 9:50.
Memoirs Of a Geisha.
Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
3:40, 7:15, 10:15.
KingKong. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 3:30, 7:00,
Rumor Has It.
Tristan and Isolde. Rated,
R. Fri.-Thurs., 4:15,. 7:05,
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419 North Third Slreet. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
5413 A 1A South. St. Augustine, FL 32080
y/ MARSHFRONT LOT on
INTRACOASTAL with DOCK
This private island enclave is nestled
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the Intracoastal. The community
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12-4 GIRVIN POINT
TALKT TTHE TWINS! Wonderful vaulted 3/2 w/den
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Better Than New!!
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OPEN HOUSE sat. 11-1pm
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"Beautiful Neptune Beach POOL Home"
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Located in Jacksonville Golf &
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Gracious 3/2. 1850 SF. serene preserve lot"
off JTB/Hodges. Huge GR/DR/eat-in kit. '
invites casual entertaining, sep, formal LR. ?.!
Boasts soaring ceils, seller packed &
ready! $284,000 MLS#268403
S "She KNOWS the beaches.... ,
She SELLS the town!" Rosemary
Call 568-1523 augler
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levels thruout the entire home paying great attention to detail. This
home is a cedar shake 2-story plus a roof top deck and crows nest to
enjoy the ocean views. The home includes 3900 SF, 3BR/3.5BA plus
office/library, formal LR, DR, state of the art kitchen, great rm, breakfast
rm, 3 fireplaces, 2-car garage, a pool with
covered lanai and exceptional privacy in Old ., 1
Atlantic Beach. All of this and only a half block E E- L
to the ocean. $1,700,000
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
On the 15th hole of Selva Marina
3i 3000 sq. ft. 5/4 gated community. Built-in
'-., with oversized cabinets, eat-in area &
breakfast bar. Separate guest quarters upstairs. Community pool,
courts, & club house. Trey & vaulted ceilings, crown molding.
Windowed sitting area in master bedroom. $739.000
at Watson (904) 853-2020
NEW CONSTRUCTION, Jax Beach.
Townhomes & Condos: .3IS'9 1 i 5599K
West of 3rd Street. 11 AvenuE Soulr, 8ih
AenuE Sr.urn. 6th Avenue South, 7th
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527 N AIA. 4/2.5. 2600 SF.
WalkI to [he beach. $514.900
All Bch, Sat/Sun 1-4
66 \V 9th St.. 3/2. hard\\ oocdLile.
fresh paint. $182.900
Ashle Woods. Sat/Sun 1-3
1333 E Blue Eagle \Way. 3/2
12301 Kernan Forest Bl\d
#906, 2/2. 1122 SF. $189.000
Atl Bch. The Cloister. ocean-
front condo. 3/2, 1654 SF.
Mandarin. 4/3.5, 3484 SF,
pool. jcuzzi, 2FP. $595,000
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CYPRESS CREEK. Picea for quick sale
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$17 900 '
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Enjoy spectacular views of the
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Tausz: 612-1089 $1,199,000
Come see this wonderful well-
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370 15th Ave. So. Jax Bch
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Built I', Cente. ..ack:n Ille'r ne nae nin gajble waterfrontt comnitunity on the
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$368K 1841SF. Directions: Beach Blvd.,
South on 15th St., becomes Fairway, right
FLORIDA RLTY USA 246-0000.
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which makes it illegal to advertise any
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ATL BEACH OCEANFRONT
TOWN CENTER LOT $2.2M
ZONES RG2 FOR 2 HOMES
ATL BCH LOT $249,000.
East of Seminole 50x100. BUILD your
SOUTH BEACH $368K
3/2 near school, hospital, parks, golf,
FLORIDA RLTY USA 246-0000.
ATLANTIC BEACH, close to ocean,
85'x130' with house. Steve 881-9901.
7-PLUS .ACRES. South .Georgia.
Deep water, dock. Cumberland.' island
and ICWW, 18 miles. $E790K Call
1 ACRE Lol, Keaton Beach. FL Minutes
to boat ramnp and beaches 1.53.000
The finest ocean view lot available in Jax
Beach $829 000 Plan and permits in
place ii nieresled call Mark @ The Dil-
worth Realty Group of Vanguard.GMAC
NEW CONSTRUCTION. Jax Beach.
Beautiful 2 story house- 3139sf. Only 4
blocks to the beach #500 11th avenue
South. You can still pick your colors;
- Ready spring 2006. Best new con-iruclon
value at the beach.- $649K. Call John
Wolfel, Licensed R/E Broker 699-8887
PONTE VEDRA. Saw.grass Players Club
Bermuda Coun 2BR'2BA unanacrhed pa-'.
tio home S289900 i9041655-5990
OPEN HOUSE, SAT. 11-4PM
PONTE VEDRA HOME ON CUL-DE-SAC
Move-in ready remodeled 3BR'28A
Newer root. garage ana Frencrh roorE
Kicnen, Fair, carpel painl $310000. 17.
Mackeral Sr. Call Terry Welch, Realry Ex-
ecutives of PV. (904)638-7726.
NEW WATERFRONT COMMUNITY
WaierseOge ai Harbonown will include 20,
nign-end 4-siory Meolrarranean-sryle loan
homes with private courtyard and roof-top
terrace The opihon to purchase a 50rh.
pOaIl sip in your ironic yard Only 4 leh'l '-
Prices starting ai i1 088 900 Iv1rgi Pein ''
|rop Producer., Liftsii .. RLaiiqr.,
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR'2BA beaunfui. re-
modeled lownnome on laKe End uni
NEPTUNE BEACH FSBO Dupie' or sin
gle nome 1BR.lBA leacni Easit l A1A
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN SI Augustine
Building Loi-'Small. Galed. Waierfroni
Community Boal Slip included Greal in.
vesimern (9041372-9222 Blue Horizon
Real EsRaic .
LEASE-PURCHASE. iniiacca ial West,
Nionh Kernan 3BR'2BA,2-car. greal room, .
Fireplace, on lake. new pain & carper
$249,500. Terms. Independent .Brokers.
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OPEN HOUSE. FSBO. Souih Jax Beach
Home Salurday. Sunday. 12noon 4pm
3BR.2BA, 1824sl Backyard is Sunshine
ParKi 3017 St Johnn Blvd Won'li las at
OPEN HOUSE. Saturday, 1,14 & Sunday
1/15, 10am-3pm. 12571 Ash Harbor.Dr.,
Ashton Hills Subdivision off Kernan Rd.,
between JTB & Beach Blvd. Adorable,
new on market. 3BR 2BA. double garage,
Smove-in condition. $u09 900. 247-9854
BRICK BEACH BUNGALOW
211 35th Ave. South, Jax Beach. Ocean--
side of A1A. 1500sf. LR, FR, 2BR/1.5BA.
Hardwood floors throughout, CH&A. 1-Car
garage, 55'x120' lot. $495k. By appoint-
ment only. Cal! 249-6150.., *
BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED 3BR/2BA
split plan w/open eat-irn k;i:hen, [ormal liv-
ing and. dining rooms and large great
room. Full stucco, covered lanai and over-
sized fenced yard wilh room enough [or a
pool. $274,900. Phviis Slarnes, 904-476-
SOLD, RE/MAX Coaslai Real Esiale
JAX BEACH 5BR 1BA. 2300. 1, on 2 lo1i
(15,000s51 $475,000 080 249-8637
FSBO- 3BR/2BA, gated-community
2151sl with n-ground-pool, $459,900.'
Realtors welcome MLS#274700; Open
House 115 and 1 22 1-4pm. 1463 Blue
Heron Lane East Jax. Bch.
JAX BEACH, 19 Fairway Ln Large scenic
lot on golfcourse w pool Compleieil reno-
vated.. 3BR/2BA w Maple carinelis grarnie
counter tops, sianle. sleel appliances,
Teakwood flooring & tile. Indoor laundry
room & beautiful glassed-in Florida room.
$539,000. Call (904)424-7204. Will Co-op,
FSBO, .INTRACOASTAL Wes tli Ker.
nan), 3BR/2BA, 1,855sf., separate living
room and dining room, $290,000. Call
PONTE VEDRA Court -Townhome, PRESTIGIOUS PABLO Bay Executive. 2-
3BR/2BA, 1280sf. $189K. Move-In ready story, 4BR/3BA/2-car, on lake. Tons of up-
Fred Miller Group Realtors, owner/listing grades! 2400sf. $469k. 327-0558.
agent. Joie Frosh. 536-6652. www.candlerhomes.com
WA'llERIONT & POOL
Custom built home w/5BR/5BA approx. 4,000 SF, 14'
ceilings, granite countertops, gourmet kitchen 42" maple
cabinets' & many more lovely
R. .~ appointments. Great schools & gated
II| B Iconununity. $1,060,000
Contact Top Producer
Lynnm Saul 904-859-9100
ifor Your private showing.
SImmaculate 4 BR/3.5 BA w/3,544
.,:-. iio -.^.'*i SF! Imported 21" ceramic tile,.
granite countertops, oak cabinets & sliding slot doors open to a
beautiful screened in pool & covered lanai overlooking Lake Sawgrass
& the par 4 4th Fairway!.(Membership Avail.) $1,250,000
Stockton Real Estate, Inc.
Handsome Deercreek Waterfront
Impeccable & Move-In Ready!
Gracious 5BR/3BA gem, pristine presentation: '
backs up-to lake/preserve--such privacy! Rich "
wood/tile floors, huge GR/Kit. offers expansive '
glass-sunny ambiance! Ideal for shopping. .. -
workhubs, just feels million miles away! $575.000
2 "She KNOWS the beaches... e '
She SELLS the town!" Nau hon
Call 568-1523 Miter
GREAT POOL HOME!!
4/2 in JB. 2000+ SF. Remodeled, a must see!!
3/2 with over 2000 SF. Hardwood floor, open floor plan. An
entertainers dream in gated community.
STEPS TO THE OCEAN!
1/1 condo in JB. Beautiful comm. Pool, bike storage,
wonderful value. $155,000
"Customer service is #1 when you list or buy with the Hamilton's!!"
Call Carla or Andrew Hamilton
today at 904-610-8471.
,.. Each Office Independently -
Vi Specialists Owned & Operated
You Just Gotta Live Near the Ocean to
"Realy Get It!"
This adorable 3BR/2BA bungalow sits 3
blks from bch. backs up to Howell Park
S-serxznitv, offers efficient q pS
nminaitenI a re i lo. vol. ceils., g r sAt4. tias, F
Sof charm, affordable at $444,000 #265569
'"She KNOWS the beaches...
Rosemary She SELLS the town!"
SNaug n Call 568-1523
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM HOME IN
SEASIDE GATED COMMUNITY
Steps to the ocean-Atlantic Beach. This 4BR/3.5BA home
could not be built today at this price with this quality of finish
levels. Every imaginable upgrade, 3900 SF in this exclusive
26 home gated community at Tiffany by the Sea with its own
beach access. Don't miss this incredible
opportunity at $1,250,000.I J
Call Margi Petitt
Fa lrA i' g f I
SIMPLY THE BEST
Floor to ceiling windows offer
panorama c ocean views to the
north & east and the preserve to
the west. Top floor corner,
4BR/3.5BA. All upgrades. The
best Serenata unit! $1,750,000.
Jayne Hoffman / Michelle Floyd
: HARBOUR ISLAND VILLA
This exquisite \rilia offers
glorious views of sunrises and
sunsets, a dramatic marble
Staircase as well as two master
suites plus a fabulous floor plan!
$1,795,000 Please call Michelle
/Floyd or Jayne Hoffman today
SEVEN PINES ISLAND'
Boating & incredible views from
this 4/3.5+loft waterfront home
In private. gated comm. Open fir
plan wvsaulted ceilings, con-
crete bulkhead, dock & floating
dock -'deep water. $949,000
Sarah Whitlock & Susan Fprt
SWIFT CREEK LOT
This idyllic property offers rare
"ready to build" conditions. Lot
has been- cleared, filled & fully
Sbulkheaded. Price Includes a
valuable 50' boat slip in
exclusive Harbour Island.
$950,000 Call Michelle Floyd
400' ICW FRONTAGE
4 acres of heavily treed, high &
dry, fully bulkheaded homesite
located in the Estate section of
Harbour Island. Includes 120'
dock in yacht basin with direct
deep-water access to ICW.
$6,200,000 Call Michelle Floyd
ENCHANTING ESTATE HOME
Dramatic and inviting,4-estate
offering a lifestyle enriched by
all the' extras. The yP:d has
been transformed into a royal
retreat. Pool & dock with ICW
access. 40' boat slip included.
$5,350,000. Call Michelle Floyd
GOLF COURSE VIEWS
Grand, .private estate in the
heart of Marsh Landing with
soaring ceilings, granite coun-
ters, stone firs, 'palatial decking
system with pool & spa over-
looking golf course. $1,895,000
Michelle Floyd / Jayne Hoffman
BEACH GETAWAY JAX BCH
Deluxe studio in Pablo Beach
House only 1 blk from beach.
New kitchen w/granile, tile, new
cabinets & apple. new bath, built-
in Murphy bed, walk-In closet,
community 'pool & courtyard.
Call Olivia Seaman $175,000
PALENCIA PIZZAZZ ,
Dramatic home with stunning
accents An abundance of glass
throughout brings the outdoors
int Screened pool with sitting
area; fireplace & kitchen make.
this an unbelievable retreat.
$2,149,000 Call Michelle Floyd
NEW HARBOUR ISLAND LOT
listing. Rare opportunity for lot
under $1 million in prestigious
Harbour Island. Private, pristine
views of marsh and tidal stream.
40' concrete floating dock
conveniently across the street.
Call Jayne Hoffman $999,000
HOMESITE WITH 2 DOCKS
Stunning Harbour Island lot
directly on picturesque marsh!
Relax on your own private dock
located, directly behind yr dream -
home and enjoy your own 50'
boat slip just steps away!
S$1,275,000 Call Michelle Floyd
STUNNING ICW HOMESITE
75' x. 460' lot located directly on
the Intracoastal .Waterway.
Deep water access, gorgeous
tree filled lot w/expansive views
-to the, north & south! Perfect
location to build your dream
home. $850,000 Susan Fort
VACATION IN YR BACKYARD
Mediterranean estate directly on
ICW Waterway in Ponte Vedra.
Stunning design elements,
fabulous views from every rm,
lanai w/pool, summer kitchen,
dock & boat lift. $2,499,000
Michelle Floyd / Jayne Hoffman
Gorgeous comer unit w/ocean
& city views! 3/2 w/granite tops
& stainless steel appliances. A
quick walk to the beach pier,
restaurants & entertainment.
Estimated completion March
2006. $749,000 Jayne Hoffman
280Poit Vdr Bulvad Pnt-V sa BacFL328
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1 90-4734200- 86-223597
OPEN HOUSE SAT 11AM-3PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH CONDO.
3BR/2BA. $435,000 Townhouse, end unit.
Beachside of A1A with 5 star amenities.
We also have 1 & 2 bedroom units availa-
ble. SOUTH PONTE VEDRA WATER-
FRONT. 3BR/2BA/2-CAR. $460,000.
BEACHWALK. Fabulous Home offering
miles of ICW views in a small beachside
community with pool, tennis, beach pavi-
lion and lawn maintenance included, see
www.killebrewrealty.com or call Kirk Kille-
brew. at (904)463-1131. Killebrew &
Company Realty, Inc.
I Intracoastal |
3/2, 1734. SF, garage
Point Meadows Place
2/2. top floor.
Brand new 2/2,
In [S] I L
4/2.5, lakefront, 2818 SF
Holiday Hill Manor
2/2, + huge loft, 1844 SF
S5150 Palm Valley Rd
Ponte Vedra Bch. FL
3BR/2BA with large backyard with
fruit trees and above ground pool.
All brick home! $238,000 MLS
277844 HL 49266
PRISTINE LOT. READY TO BUILD!
One of only 3.lots remaining,
breathlaking oaks, already cleared!'
$427,900 MLS 265545 HL 50716
P TOWNHOUSE W/DEEP WATER SLIP
i2BR/2.5BA, a "Class A" fixed &
.floating dock. boat slip
accommodates 50 + loot boat. Also
sparkling ingr pool! Minutes ot
beach' $599,900 MLS 258409 HL
NICE BLOCK HOME
Nice block home with 1900 SF.
Large size kitchen, & large lenced
yard! $179,000 MLS 275132 HL
THE SANCTUARY. GATED
3BR,2BA spacious FR w/corner FP,
eat in kit, scr porch, 2 car garage.
Formal LR. DR. community pool, &
tennis $375,000 MLS 265391 HL
' WOW!4BR/2BA W/POOL
SSeparate living, dining, family &
sunroom! W on Allantic Blvd, L on
SGlynlea, R on Spnng Forest Lane,
L on Spring Forest Ave $209,900
MLS 259877 HL 49276
Awesome views! 4BR/2.5BA,
shutters, no fees $1,200,000 MLS
257996 HL 49036
Peaceful Ati Boh tpg!lpn. 3BRrBS
spacious loor plan,2 balconies,
updated kitchen, great built-ins &
crown molding! $379,000 MLS
'258172 HL 49076
'Custom built 3BR/3.5BA w/quality
'throughout. Tiled kit- & family rm.
Great master w/his & hers baths.
$990,000 MLS 262017 HL 49676
4BR,4.5BA. 5390 SF. low country
archiieclure. wrap around porch.
lap siding, metal rool, & bonus rm}
walll the amenities & upgrades!
$1,595,000 MLS 227521 HL 50786
OCEAN ATL BCH
Specacular views 4BR/3.5BA
Features ncl tile & wood firs.
granite & saturnia counters
$2,275,000 MLS 259829 HL 49246
3BR,3.5BA, stainless steel apple &
granite counter top, master BR
walkins. BRs 2 & 3 have private
baths. Great room opens to scrnd
& covered lanai. $799,900 MLS
251712 HL 48706
Split 4BR/2BA plan, tiled eat in kit,
formal dining & large family room
I w/FP, bonus room $449,900 MLSS
271184 HL 48596
Next best thing to oceanfront,
concrete blk, new heat pump &
windows, remodeled baths & kit.
Wood floors! $1,050,000 MLS(
270083 HL 48516
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>lver $1 N<
Great investment, live in, rentapartments or use.
as building lot that is 53x114. %4,200,000
<$500K to $11>
Great opportunity in Neptune Bch. 2 units have
3BR/2BA, owners unit 4BR/4BA. Live in one,
rent two! $995,000 MLS 254907
Location +2.5 acre w/scrn pool.. Ready for
horses) w/fencing, barn & 4 stalls, Home
remolded Must see! $829,000 MLS 268320
South Jax Beach
Ocean Views! Incredible T'hm 1/2 block from
bch. 3-stry, 2BR/1.5BA lots of decks + double
garage. $579,900 MLS 271471
3BR/2BA Townhm. Walk to Bch. IBR/1BA &
den downstairs, fied yd, frplc & all appinc +
inside laundry. $459,900 MLS 263965
.Great value, lovely home, formal
rooms plus kitchen family room
combo, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths,
wood floors, beautiful screened
pool, and walking distance to the
beach. $734,900. MLS# 278270
WALK TO THE BEACH!
This charming "Old Atlantic
Beach" home is situated on extra
large cul de sac lot. Concrete
block construction, spacious
great room, wood floors
throughout. Just a short distance
to the beach, very low traffic
street is great for young children.
899,000. MLS# 271545
SEEING IS BELIEVING!
This incredibly beautiful home is
1/2 block from ocean. Sunshine
bright open floor plan -4 BR plus
office and art studio. Gourmet
kitchen includes custom
cabinets, granite countertops, gas
cook top.arnd wine cooler.
$1,675,000. MLS# 273214
remodeled 2005. Loaded with
upgrades and all amenities. Must
see to believe...never occupied.
Owner licensed real estate agent.
MLS# 269931 $890,000.
LMwiKOCE4IWrONCON! SOUm IJt BFACH N iON STR1ION
MLS# 262660 ,-icn-edble ,SL. isbreatjialuk MILLS 246882 JBR. B 1:.rr,,lo. ,, i%'pi.J !.illoor
cean e SpaciL.uus2671 3 3rd fl gue e. r el.. .r ,, -" aTle fj .r
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detuls. 2 park sp. pnmaie tlorage, cornrm pl. 285-1800
QuabrC.st le & luarv' $1 .351),tsi: 241-2417 EL[%lSIVE SWIFT REElk-4SH
OCEANF1RONf LLIAUR! ISt# Z54366 Cui rn.- IBR.4BA hi..,im. ,:,i
MLS# 252006 IrrTmm 3!3 cond.: n Okeania, SF. FR a FP. pia:,rt:i.n srud,. billid dr.dijd
la% Bch Like nei., re.panir.e ocean views, Ig rc:.)trrid L.erc ri. .*....dA... & I_ ier nne III.,1
ba.r,, SE .n.d u hiL freh paint 2:gar sps + scrd lanai w/heated pool/spa & full summer
: I I liii All i. .ii: ce ... rnJ.,ik marshviews.
ltorage Pool/hot rub. e'erccie r $935,000 J,3.i4:..i .285.1800
241-2417 7JI[ M jRiojs
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MIS# 244677 Uruque & luAunc.ui c
5?.'! F trmrur l'.,FIN13.fir i i -. !4li:.l r" c. 11 .. I 'It L -
3275 SF.pn.aileeaniy ioer.eiqLasit ~upgrade. car garage ii ,r, iihe t..ard r.i Mi. f*!11
library, nook. 2 cair gar, storage & pool Condominium w!'mlin amenities $3.4o0innn
$I.91':"iN. 241-2417 285-1800
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NILS# 257442 licilr!i, -rl run-iriij ..:r,
MLSl#257238Coi.uern.:.ne onsti-n d f BRE5 i n.:.mi l..rre. lic,, ,'c i.e
condo. Front row scanng. This plus den rcom ,,,lo.. Lhe ,.oearin, d eOi. ur, r.r. p:h.
offers 1716 SF of ijLig pace Firness center. b.Jlc.ri,.mr-,aru up-.radc .!t.ieilk j.'L...:,p.
surround sound deaternr.bullards.,p:ola& iruch crrn ne:.ldr.;; A .:u iuni .,r'.. r rcierrn
more ,milbe 3ltableic.ooricer. Purchxsl nric, '"45'1iI 2t85-1800
hiule ou can sill choose fiLushes' 'yx85,(:l ENI101 TE OCE.0 BREEIES
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alS#274224Depaileraccess.eas; tolCW. t cuh-e. ir,..jtiia. ,narj a& ,.ng Ihce
lagnificeri ,r 51:I SF /isep guetr houkQ Ctyd 3 c,: ed adier I.:., 1 r ...Id nirlr iduall ..r
entran-ce wri pools iacuzzi Theier rm & t so. -2l8 a u'. Pnc.
much more B\ a ppL 2lr(ri 241-2417 T NATiAl1CS ES1285-1800
NEPTINE BEACH BEAl'! MLS# 268919 On mostsoughtafterstreet at the
MrS# 254368 Remodeled 5/3 duple\, .rep. 1 beach, 3BR/4BA, 5000+SF, dramatic staircase,
the ocean. Kia BAs; & r ,of rd.rne \\c.. .. o, custom cabinetry, wood & stone floors, oversized
h pit Inside&. mstr ste w/vaulted ceilings, built-ins, FP, exercise
fdh pain ssilde & oui 9. n4 mi-s this rm or study, extraordinary BA & rooftop d.r
find. Agen' oiner -699.,00f0 241-2417 : .$4,950,000 285-1800
IC.W IES! FISHERMAN COVE
MLS# 254150 3/2 in .Neptune Bch. Great 'SAWORASS COUNtRY CLUB
simsets from balcony overlookdngCW. Major MLS# 270084 Fabulous investment! This
rnsets rom balcony eon rg W. Major A2B flt unit offer' LP w/FP & wet bar.
rrnooauns ;in pro.gre s. Bonu -i..rjgc 4hed r :r tldral ,.i-h.n -..re. : rcii,. ,-Lh. pr,.' n.i g:.lt
oi propeniT $3 ,9.40)241-2417 \c.i: & li!OI) lurrih:r,] Ji1i.4u'.I 285-1800
BEACHINVESIMEN1 RINOI 4 FD ON SO rlI NINE
MLS# 263548 Townhm style duplex. MLS# 270766 of Sawgrass Country Club golf
4'2/2, e\elnln cond Almost 1/4 acre comer lot do l Bk B ..;.
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LRIDR comrbo & badiony GO.d rental hi i:r, prrn ,,ccrn~e. lnir & p:,.:. .c:uni.aJ ci ntr
$382,900 241-2417, 2-car & a golf cart garage. $875,000 285-1800
E of 3" DUPEXlI FAIRFELD PVB REDUCED
ILS# 260924 In Lhe Hean tf Neprurne Bch. M.S# 272271 (oFr..ir b BR IFi p n r,-r,C h I-:i
SJui 2 bLkNs ic the ccan Eacl ,-. rental s:,r.. fed pB h, -car ga'gi .ncr I, i 1-4 ~ .u
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Each unit 2/I. I up & I dI:,n 5i$64a.iil.:ii ,le.i :,ti in gated community w/2 pools, tennis
241-2417 courts, fitness center, playground& close to beach.
C(AI OCE4N BREEZES! $499,900 285-1800
S# 264133 1 5 .rfi.rIi townhome S ThIIITOMEIASITAU REDUCED!
mLS# 261133 3r .eriiaienti lowiniome, MIS# 267007 Located in Seaside on a large lot,
completely redone. Wood &travertineflrs thru- this 4BR/2BA beauty offers a renovated kitchen,
out Granite countertops. See the waves from vaulted ceilings, large covered & screened porch,
all 3 firs Unique home The best of the best! 20"tile,veryprivatedfencedbackyard,lakeviews
$1,25u,:')i 241-2417 &2-car garage $435,000 285-1800
iANiCBACHM NEW!I I.BSPONrW
MIS# 268962 Immaculate 4BR/2BA
MIS# 259656 Lovely 4/2.5 + loft 2685 S w/extendedscreenedlanaiw/outdoorspeakers, 10'
All rooms vaulted ceilings, lovely appointments ceilings, kitchen has 42" cabinets, beveled edge,
thfl-out. Private-on beautiful preserve &cul- counters & open to FR w/FP, professionally
de-sac. Minutes to the beach! VRM $429,000 landscaped yard /welI & 2-car garage. $379,900
to $488,876 241-2417 285-1800
STndnenrienrnlv nwned and nnr perer
S( O)), lu if 1242 lr'Iri
(904) 249-8261 I
Ideal for small business & rental @ the beach,
3BR/2BA + 14x24 storage room, plus I car
garage. $385,000 MLS 252281
S Jax Bch Jewel
Renovated Concrete Blk hm w/facd yrd, garage.
Near great restaurants & shops. Call today!
$324,900 MLS 268753
Just steps from the beach! New paint & tile.
Won't last long! No rental restrictions.
$299,999 MLS 276081
2 story condo close to everything. Great oppor-
tunity to buy at the beach. No rental restriction!
$289,900 MLS 276080
Great Bch Home
3BR/2BA totally updated w/elec, p1mb, applnc,
a/c, roof& wndws. New teak firs + fncd bkyd.
$369,900 MLS 274804
Dbl Corner Lot
Don't miss 3BR hm in the heart of P.V.Bch.
Walk or bike shops & Restaurants from the well
kept home. $349,000 MLS 272319
Great location for this 3BR/2BA ho in
Dolphin.Cove. New appliances, Lrg back-
yard w/Gazebo fire pit and deck. $279,900
Ponte Vedra Bch
3/2 Condo great open fir/pin, scm porch,
storage rm, comp. desk, wash/dry incld.
Many amenities included. 275,850 MLS
One of a Kind!
Beach living @ it's best! 3/2 condo w/
granite in kit & baths, tile floors, scm lanai
+ garage. $259,000 MLS 255715
Grand Cay Villa
Beautiful 2/2 condo w/extra Irg closets,
1,163 sq. ft. 2 storage units, open kit w/
breakfast bar, club pool and more. 218,500
2BR/2BA, 2nd floor unit includes all
applnc + wash/dry, 2 one car garage, close
to everything. $210,000 MLS 265598
1326 South Third Street Jaconville Beach (904) 2498261
-CHARMING AND COZY!
Lovely move in ready 3rd floor
condo. Quiet private location
overlooking natural area. Great
room with fireplace, all
appliances included plus 2
deeded 'parking spaces.
$166,500. MLS# 66526
MOVE IN READY!
Newly remodeled 2 story, 5
bedroom home. Flexible open floor
plan, over 3000 SF 'of living area.
Beautiful kitchen, stainless
appliances, stone and wood floors,
fireplace in living room, Possible in-
law suite, 2 car garage $789,000.
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4BA-covered balconies & 3rd floor deck. Concrete
exterior construction-low maint. Finished 9-10' ceilings-
open design-Bosch appl-granite-
custom wood cabinetry. Common~ E WaI s
pool & walkway to Beach Ave. i. 1 1 E
Call Margi Petitt Top Producer
SUMMER KITCHEN IN
screened in lanai.
hard ood floors, summer kitchen. jacuzzi. [@ I
Sine cooler & much more $479.000.
Suzanne Stephens 904-333-8843
Offering $2500 allowance kitchen tile
counterIs and/or repairs.
Golden Year Lifestyle-Well Deserved
& Well Planned in Cypress Village
Amazing mature lifestyle, rich with planned "
activities, relaxation & freedom from maintenance :
drudgery. Sunny 2/2 attached, spacious, open-plan
home on preserve; garage entry. Join in the .. -
amenities or "lock & go" w/peace of mind. f.
$175000 # 275485.
"She KNOWS the beaches...
She SELLS the town! NRosehn
Call 568-1523 Miller
3BR/2BA home in wonderful NB neighborhood, 2 car garage,
in-ground pool, fireplace, sprinkler
system on well, corner lot with trees, low
maintenance, termite bond. All this and L] j
close to Neptune Beach Elementary 0 J
School for only $319,900!
Sherri Beno, REALTOR' '
904- 651-1830 '
Mediterranean Oceanfront in Atlantic
Beach Gated Community
This magnificent oceanfront home features over 5400 SF-3
story with elevator. Media room, billiard room with full bar,
guest suite, formal dining & living rm, master suite w/office
& sitting rm overlooking the ocean. Beautifully
appointed with custom detailing.
ABSOLUTELY EXQUISITE! .
Call Margi Petitt
HAS COME TRUE!
You can live at the beach for under $260k! Walk to the
Homestead or Lighthouse Grill restaurants...bike to the
;..: Beach! All from your beautiful
F '- spacious 3BR/2BA condo! Only
Call Amy Wilson at 904-955-0700 and
visit \r wvw.AmyCeleste\iison.com!
EAST OF 3d ST. JAX BCH
East of 3rd, Jax Bch, residential/commercial toned. PRICED
TO 'SELL $399,900. Just stones.throw to ocean. A 2/2'
townhome, 2 car garage, 1st fir 1BR & BA; 2nd fir
1BR & bath, kitchen & living space. Can
be used for residential or commercial, you
Call Margi Petitt
Beautifully renovated 2BR/2BA condo
hardwoods, kit w/new cabinets.,stainless
steel appliances corian countertops. fully
furnished & overlooking lagoon. Great
for second home or in estment property.
Call Top Producer Lynn Saul
.MARVIN ^, Real Estate
Management a Sales, Inc.
1835 North ThirdStreet
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
www.joefloyd.com Call Joe Floyd 219-7638
JACKSONVILLE BEACH /.
Desirable beach property.
Total sq' 1626 in 3 buildings business plus 2
efficiency apartments. 2 blocks from ocean. Fully
occupied tenants would like to stay. $799,000
-04", SALES RENTALS t-^
+++ RENTAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT +++
4",4 ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT ^^
web site: http//marvin-group.com
Tel: 249-8599 Fax: 249-8598
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
1/2 BLOCK TO THE OCEAN
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Brand New Townhome! 3 story, 3BR/3.5BA, 2-car garage.
Absolutely beautiful! Stucco, stainless steel appliances,
granite countertops, open floor plan, crown molding and
more...Oceanviews from master
balcony. Lowest price in new
F construction East of 3rd St. $595,000
Call Marg Petitt
1 BR/1 BA with views of Marsh Landing golf course. All
appliances, incl. washer & dryer, fireplace. Garage
included and right out front. Gated
community w/pooF, fitness center & sand
volleyball. Near restaurants & shopping.
Sherri Beno CONDlO
S 904- 651-1830 CONNECTION
IMMACULATE SPACIOUS TOWN HOME
"Located in Jacksonville Beach"
This beautiful town home is like brand new!
Built In 2002. Spacious 3BR/2.5BA, breakfast
bar, extra large family room. Over 2100 SF
with garage, balcony, backyard patio &
sprinkler system. Offered at $346,000
"Your Beach Property ,
Specialist!" w.tC.M YOw
QUAWI POIE CONDO
in SAWoGASS CC
Lovely townhome approx 1,600 SF fully
furnished. Located minutes from the Sawgrass
Beach Club. Enjoy golf course views
from the peaceful setting in this resort
type community. Easy to show. $364.900
Top Producer Lynn Saul!
PRICED TO SELL
Commercial zoned, East of 3rd St., current use residential,
fully rented 2 apts, front bldg & 1 apt back bidg. All apts are
2BR/1 BA, concrete block construction, excellent conditions!
Use as residential investments or
commercial. The choice is yours!
Approximately 2800 SF.
Ca l Margi Petitt
CONDO In OCEANFRONT COMMUNITY In
PONTE VEDRA for $261,000
Enjoy resort style living in this ocean front community at
Sawgrass Beach Club. This beautifully furnished, updated
S&sought after end unit is great for a
Second home or investment property.
Literally steps to the ocean. $261.000
LUXURIOUS 3 BEDROOM CONDO
IN GATED COMMUNITY
3 bedroom ground fir condo, marsh views (3 sides) & 1 car
garage. Exceptional upgrades, hardwood firs common areas,
fireplace, concrete counter top-undemrount sink, slate &
stone bath, block shower & track lighting. Amenities:
pool, spa, clubhouse & fitness center. i
Priced to sell $259,000. .^ I
Call Margi Petitt
Oceaniews From Your
New construction 9th floor penthouse w/3,700 SF of indoor
living, 620 SF oceanview terrace,,
,' 220 SF 'sunset terrace
S& 1,200 SF roof top access.
.4BR/5BA, master suite & study.
10 FT ceilings, gourmet kit. Other
amenities incl. pool & covered
call Top Producer Lynn Saul!
Beautiful Condo in
Sawgrass Country Club
Priced well below market value, 2BR/2BA
condo open kit & new ceramic tile & carpet.
golf & water views,
great as a primary residence, 2nd home
or investment property. $319,500
JS=ill. OCEAN VIEW
New NorthShore condominiums will offer unobstructed ocean views.
3BR/2BA, 1510-1570 SF. Steps to the beach, dining
and entertainment in N. Jax Beach. Pool, spa, "Verner
covered/surface parking and storage. From $519,900
tQwd' 74J^iQ~fjt as
1/2 BLOCK TO OCEAN
New construction 3 story townhome with elevator & 2 car
garage. Granite countertops throughout, wood firs in
common area, stainless steel appliances,
high end finish levels. $995,000.
For Rendering, Floor Plans and Specs
Call Margi Petitt
;NEW LISTING at MASH LANDING!
2BR/2BA ground level condo at The Palms priced to
sell at $189,900. Tile in LR, DR, kitchen & baths. All
appliances, incl. washer & dryer. Gated community
w/2 pools, fitness center, tennis, concierge,.
movie theater, & more. Call me today to see
,nNn Sherri Beno
tM. -llHUL REALTOR' ,C
CONNECION 904- 651-1830
ROOF TOP OCEAN VIEWS
1/2 BLOCK TO OCEAN
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION
New construction fownhome 4BR/4.5BA 3 story w/elevator,
2-car garage paver driveway. Construction complete 6
months. High-end finish levels, stainless steel appliances,
granite,' custom cabinets, roof top
10 terraces, ocean views & more.
l $E 1 $995,000
Call Margi Petitt
Feat^ed H iiie Foi Sal
Jacksonville Beach. New construction. Only 8 units left.
Mediterranean architecture. Quaint building. Only 2 residents
per floor. Every unit is a corer unit with spectacular views of
the Atlantic Ocean. '
For more. information contact:
Miae &t (~~u..ea, PA, REALTOR@
S,904i 241-24 17 ext 231
or (904) 477-6668
Network 1104 U-,.
Personalized mortgage consultation and solutions.
* BEST AVAILABLE RATES
* FREE APPLICATION
CONSTRUCTION TO PERM
* .OT AND MOBILE HOME LOANS
* INVESTMENT & COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
* )EBT CONSOLIDATION
- LOCALLYY OWNED
* INDUSTRY EXPERTS
L rFNSEFn MORTGAGE BROKER BUSINESS
SBring your boat and enjoy the relaxing lifestyle at the only Condo Community on
the Intracoastal with private boat slips. Every unit has a slip on a recently dredged
'.:: 1 harbor, canal and slip. Other club amenities include clubhouse, pool, tennis, gazebo
and storage. Price ranging from $329,000 $429,000.
OPEN HOUSE Sun. 2-4
14750 Beach Bld. Units # 8 & 68
Deepwater Access to Intracoastal
SIf this Sparks our interest call....
Barbara Sparks, REALTOR
y / O'-nedidOpenled
GRI, ABR, CSP
your Waterfront Specialist
S "Your Real Estate Professional for Life"
(904) 641.0048 (904) 705-4027
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NEWER, CUSTOM built, private, ocean-
front home with high dune views of the
ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Approx.
4458+ sf., 5BR/4.5BA, den/ office, tile and
hardwood floors, formal living and dining,
pool and spa, screened lanai with hot tub,
lush landscaping and loaded. $2,750,000.
Phyllis Staines, 904-476-SOLD. RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estate. www.pstaines.com
3BR FORECLOSURE, only $24,9001 Must
sell. For listings. 800-749-8124 ext. 1490.
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OLD ATLANTIC BEACH. Walk to Town
Center. 2BR/2BA. Granite countertops,
stainless appliances, completely renovat-
ed, 1300sf. $525,000. 294-6094.
EAST OF A1A. Very Large 1BR/2BA, fully
furnished, washer/dryer included. 1 Block
to Beach. $245,000. Call Mark, 591-6976.
The Dllworth Realty Group of Vanguard
1 BED/1 bath, 5 star condos, summer-
house phase II, fireplace, on golf course.
SAWGRASS BEACH Club Villa, rare find,
PVB EAST, 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse, new
renovated, swimming pools, tennis.
$220,000. 285-0913, 613-1932.
ASSUME ORIGINAL Purchase agree-
ment. Summer House Condo, east of
A1A. 2BR/2BA. $5500. (904)755-4041.
PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2BA; 1-car, lake
view, beach access & furnished.
WISE CHOICE MORTGAGE. Programs
to fit your credit heeds. (904)425-1703.
OFFICE CONDOS. Atlantic Beach- Pre-
Construction prices. Great location at the
beach. Unit sizes start at 625sq ft. Ideal
for the small business owner. Larger units
also available. Call John Wolfel,
Licensed R/E Broker. 699-8887..
available, end units w/pretty
marsh views, pool, private
cabanas, theater, concierge!
Exclusively marketed by:
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Office (904) 241-7461 ext 231
Network Realty rc,.. ...
Consider quality construction...consider these 6 solid concrete
block brand ne%% town homes. Beautiful wood floors through out.
open floor plan. lots of natural light. 42' cabinets. 2 balconies.
Great location only a few blocks to the Atlantic Ocean!
Prices range from: $399,900 $427.900
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P RO P E RT I E S
" 3BR/2BA condo, Seaplace-furnished,
pool, on ocean $1200/mo
r 3BR/2BA home, 306 12h St., 2 car
garage, corer lot. $1500/mpo
S2BR/2BA TH, Mayport Landing,
newly remodeled unit, very nice
+. 2BR/2BA TH, Mayport Landing,
very clean unit, new carpet $'800/mo
+ 2BR/2BA TH, end unit, fenced yard.
4 2BR/2BATH, Mayport Landing,
* 3BR/2.5BA TH, Summer Sands,:
nice, clean, wood floors, 2 car
garage, community pool. 1800 SF.
:2BR/IBA Apt, patio in back. walk
to beach. $775/mo.
4 2BR/I BA Condc. The Islands,
garage, screen porch, community
*WE NEED RENTALS
Professional Property Management
PRE-CONSTRUCTION PRICES. Office
Condos, Atlantic Beach. Close to all major
access routes. Now accepting reserva-
tions. Call Mark, The Dilworth Realty
'Group of Vanguard GMAC. 591-6976.
2BR/1.5BA townhouse, ceramic tile floors,
CH&A, WDHU, 1.5 blocks to Ocean. 1st,
last, deposit. 1yr. lease. $975/mo.
Donna Ross Real Estate, Inc. 246-4862.
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR/2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental. (904)241-7206.
JAX BCH, 116 13th Ave N., 2BR/1BA, up-
stairs, CH&A, $985/mo, +utilities. Avail.
FABULOUS OCEAN VIEW!
1BR w/study, large porch, washer/ dryer,
wood floors. 2224 Ocean Drive South
1BR/1BA, 4 blocks to ocean, 4th St. S.
$475/mo. (904)891-0606 or (352)478-
_ 2161. ; .
JAX BCH, 2 blocks from ocean, 2BR/2BA,
upper, carpet, ceramic tile, WDHU, front
porch. $985/mb. TDO Management Serv-
/r ** ,
Lovely 1BR/ BA ground floor
unit. All n~ew appliances.
Call Grace Tausz: 612-1089
370 15th Ave. So. Jax Bch
Ponte Vedra 0ach',
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TIPr Sawgrass Home
Oakbndge 3/2/famld: rm.
18() SF. nor a~jtljble
Dolphin Cove Home,
'3/2 ner1 I, remodeled
SNow available $1,4000
We Have OCEAN FRONT Condos'(1-penthouse),
CANAL FRONT Properties (1-w/pool & boat barn),
Properties in Bentwater and in Ponte Vedra
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Property Subdivision Rent BR/BA 'iea
Beach.Avenue Oceanside Front $1,200 1/1.0. AB
Beach Blvd & HodgesWolf Creek Condos $1,175 2/2.0':. IC
Candlebark Drive Waterleaf-Keman Blvd $1,750 4/2,0 IC
First Street Oceanside Duplex $1.400 3/2.5 JB
Fishermans Cove Fishermans Cove $1,500 2/2.5 PV
Hwy AlA #74 The Fountains Condoimiimis$1,075 2/1.5 PV.
LaReserve Cii Fiddler's Marsh $1,560 3/2.0 AB
Ocean Blvd #49 (furn) Seaplace $1,200 3/2.0 AB
Seminole Rd iF/LiFiAtlantic Beach '$2,400 4/3.0 AB
i7th Ave N. Ocean View $1,000 2/1.0 JB
Solana Cay CR Solana Cay-PV $1,395 3/2.0 PV
Sound Overlook Dr E. Marsh Sound .$1,950 4/3.0 IC
The Greens Way #3416 The Palms @ Marsh Landing $1,250 3/2.0 JB
Treasure Cove Lane Holiday Harbor $1,375 4/2.0. IC
Valencia SeaviewPark $1,850 3/1/2.5 PV
Ponte Vedra Beach Office 285-5409 or 1-866-242-5596
For Management INFO
EHoaiI Call 285-5409
Eporianiyg We also have vacation and short term rentals!
STEPS TO OCEAN
JAX BEACH. 1BR/1BA, no WDHU.
$675/mo. includes utilities 1028 North 1st
JAX BEACH. 2BR Apartment, near
Ocean. CH&A, WDHU, no pets,
$795/mo.+ $400/dep. 246-3130.
WATERFRONT RENTAL 2BR/2BA
Townhouse. $850/mo. 1 mile west of May-
port ferry. 733-5225, 241-RENT.
JAX BEACH small 1BR.furished guest
house on scenic canal, unique,. $200 per
week includes utilities, cable. 349-3434.
3BR/3BA, large office, Neptune Beach.
Large Oceanfront deck, newly renovated,
washer/dryer, C&/A. Private setting.
LOVE THE BEACH
Sawgrass, efficiency, furished, W/D.
Short term rental. 242-0411'.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Studio just steps to
ocean! Convenient to shops, restaurants!
$675/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2-story, 2BR/2.5BA+
loft. .Selva Lakes. Beautiful lakeview.
Vaulted ceilings, plush Carpeting, wallpa-
per throughout, fireplace, 2-car garage.
Washer/Dryer on 2nd floor for conven-
ience. Call 861-4636 ard press 61190 for
more information. $1400/mo.+ security.
Cattar Realty, Inc.
S Home Is Where
10-- The Heart Is
803 16th Avenue S.
3BR/2BA HOUSE, corner
lot, extra storage $1200
1000 3'0 St. #5C Park Place
2BR/2BA Condo, upstairs,
remodeled. WD hookup,
WE BUY HOUSES!!!
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer,, garbage included.
Credit check, No pets. $750/mo. 514-8530
NORTH JAX Beach, efficiency $485/mo,
1BR $585/mo., 1 block from ocean, pool.
No pets. 249-5368.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1651 Coquina Place.
Private, 1BR, 1/2 block to Ocean. Large
deck/yard, new carpet/tile floors. No
pets. $750/mo. Credit check. No.
WINTER RENT Special 1st MONTH
FREE w/approved credit. Jax Beach, east
of 3rd. Walk to Ocean. 2BR/1.5BA Town-
home. $1050/mo. Clean, new paint. 242-
PONTE VEDRA- 1BR/1BA condo in con-
venient area near Butler! Club pool &
amenities! $875/mo. All South Realty,
TOWNHOUSE, 2BR/1.5BA, No pets or
smoking. CH&A, WDHU. 414 4th Street
North. $800/mo. 249-0370, 703-3626.
JAX BEACH. 1305 2nd Street North.
2-Story Townhome, 2BR/1.5BA. 2 Blocks
to Beach, newly renovated. $995/mo.
SHADY & Quiet, 1BR/ 1BA, close to
Base. Water, electric, & pest control in-
cluded, $550/mo. Small pet OK. 247-
ATLANTIC BCH, beautiful 2BR/ 2.5BA, 2
blocks to Town Square/ 4 blocks to beach.
Frplc., washer/ dryer incl. $1125/ino.
HOUSE FOR RENT
Available immediately! 3BR/2BA home in
beautiful Fiddler's Marsh in Ponte Vedra.
Fully carpeted thru-out. Top school
district. Includes tennis & pool with short
run to beach. $1295/mo. plus deposit,
references required. Call Days 403-9297
I or 502-2840, Evenings 285-8325.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 207 15th St. block
from ocean. 1BR/1BA apt, porch and ga-
rage. $675/mo. +$700/dep. No pets.
Rel's. req'a. Call 246-6194, 249-3636.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BR.2BA Duplex
Carpeting. ceramic tile, appliances, wasn-
er/dryer. CH&A. ceiling plans, lenced.
$850/mo. $850/dep. 803-2520, 735-3394.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 1649 Landing.
3BR/2BA. completely updated Beauliful
location, large, tenced yard. 2-car garage,
RV parking. $1600,mo.t deposit. For ap-
pomlnment, 1-800-809-9083. leave msg.
ATLANTIC BEACH/MAYPORT COURT-
YARDS. 1803 Challenger Court West.
2BR/2BA, vaulted ceilings loft, private
counyard, tile, great shape Year lease.
No pets. $895/mo. 631-3583.
1238thAve.N. JaxBeach 1/1
14341 Coral Reef Jax/San Pablo 2/2
517 Grand Reserve Jax/Hodges Blvd. 2/2
1134 Belleza Ponte Vedra 2/2
107 Willow Pond Ponte Vedra 2/2.
1702 Villas of Marsh Landing Jax Beach 3/2
403 Tournament Road Ponte Vedra/Fairfield. 2/2
748 Marsh Cove Lane Ponte Vedra 3/2 + loft
165 Cabrillo Lane Ponte Vedra 3/2
126 La PasadaCir. N. Ponte Vedia 3/2.5
623 10, Place South Jax Beach 3/2
47 Players Club Villa Ponte Vedra/TPC ,2/2
63 Tifton Cove North Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/2
110 Nautilus Way Ponte Vedra/TPC 3/2
134 Willow Pond Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass 3/3
49 Jefferson Avenue Ponte Vedra 3/2
757 Sandy Oaks Ponte Vedra 3/2
4448 Pebblebrook Drive Jax/Riverbrook @ Glen Keman 3/2
42 Northgate Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/2
746 Spinnakers Reach Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass Beach Club 2/2
121 Oakview Circle Ponte Vedra/Thousand Oaks 3/2
3343 Lighthouse Pointe Lane Jax Beach 3/3
2001 Windjammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 + ofc
543 Ruffle Drive Ponte Vedra 3/2
529 Sunset Drive Ponte Vedra 3/2.5
806 Pelican Point Jax Beach 3/2
211 Mira Vista Atlantic Beach 3/2
113 Lake Julia Drive North Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/3 +loft
703 The Landmark Jax Beach 3/2
1316 Turtle Dunes Ct. South Ponte Vedra ; 5/4
224 Laurel Lane Ponte Vedra/Plantation 3/4.5
$1150 33 N. Roscoe Blvd Ponte Vedra 1/1 + den 1010
$1300/wk 618 Surf Villas Sawgrass Beach Club 1/1 1100
$1500/wk 2503S.Ponte Vedra(SPECIALRATE) S. Ponte Vedra 4/2 2100
$1600/wk The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 318 Deer Run Sawgrass/Country Club 3/3 2200
,$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$2200 D10 Beach House Ponte Vedra Blvd. 3/2 1500
$2300 104 Willow Pond Sawgrass/Country Club 3/2 1800
$2300 76 Players Club Villas Sawgrass/TPC 3/3 2300
$2400 17" Ave. North Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$2500 22 Carriage Lane w/pool Sawgrass/Country Club 2/2 1800
$2500/wk The Aquillas Jax Beach/Oceanfront 3/3 2000
$2500/wk 728 Oceanfront Nept. Bch/Oceanfront 3/2.5 w/gamenn2600
$2700/wk 2824 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 4000
$2900/mo 4160 Coastal Hwy. (SPECIAL RATE) Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 3/2 2000
$3200 16 Walkers Ridge Sawgrass/Country Club 4/3.5 2200
$3400 703 The Landmark Jax Beach 3/2 1829
$3500 163 Sea Hammock Old Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 + den 1800
**Other furnished properties also available
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228 Ponte Vedra Park Dr. Suite 500
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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oceanfront and views!
Beautiful 4 bedroom home with
open floor plan on PV Beach!
The Beach Locals Know
Winter is the
Live at the Beach!
Great Night Life ,
a Affor dbl Bedach Living
1,2 & 3BR. Apts.&Townhomes
Walk to Ocean, Schools & Shopping:,
Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies
(Cornmer of Penman & Sea ate)
S ..l 249-5611
REAL ESTATE. INC.
r' Stockron..A Tradition Since 1884
WE RENT THE BEACHES DAILY, WEEKLY, MONTHLY, YEARLY
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SUnfurnished Homes Sawgrass PV 3BR/2BA, home has two Unfurnished Condos .
' Ponte Vedra iy the Sea- PV car garage, fireplace, recently updated. Sunmmerhouse-PV
' 5BR/3.5BA, fabulous home, 3 car $1600/mo. Newly renovated, new carpet, baths,
Garage, fenced backyard, screened L'atriunm- PV 3BR/2BA home w/jacuzzi, kitchen, tileandreat amenities
Sporch. $2950/nm. lake view, fireplace, comm. pool, garage, 1BRI1BA, Vila $1000/m
Sawgra Pic. V 310/0BA,$1600/mo.' 2B.R/2BA, ground floor. $1175/mo. Ir
awgrass P.C. P 3BR/25BA, $1600/moThe Colony P 2BR/2BA second
Some has screened in pool, den or Dolphin Blvd PV 3BR/2BA, home has floor, new carpet garage, east of A1A.
office, hardwood floors. $2500/mo. garage, fenced yard, new carpet, fresh $1050/mo.
114 18th Avenue N- JB 3BR/3.5BA, paint $1400/mo. Vilas at Marsh Landing JB
newer townhome, 1/2, block to bch, Innlet Beach PV 2BR/2BA, home on 2BR/2BA, ground floor, w/garage,
Balcony w/ocean view, garage. $2200/ lagoon, fresh paint, new tile & carpet, 2 screened porch and fireplace. $1050/
mo. car garage. $1400/mo. mo.
Marsh View SPV 4BR/4BA, end 36th Avenue S. JB 2BR/2BA, duplex Palms at Marsh Landing JB
Sunit w/elevator, 2800 SF, beach w/screened porch, garage,-vaulted 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top end unit,
Access, attached garage. $2200/mo. ceilings. $1400/mo. screened porch, fireplace. $1400/mo. r
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, Furnished Homes Orand Cay Villas -PV 3BR/2BA, 3rd
Three story townhome, newly Ocean Grade SPV 3BR/3BA. Condo,or vaulted ceilings, tile floors,
upgrades thru-out. $1425/mo.
renovated, 1/2 block to bch, garage. luxuriusly furnished, screened porch, 922 1 Street S J 2BR2BA
$1895/mo. across from ocean. $3000/mo. ground floor, attached garage, porch,
Quail Point- PV 3BR/3BA. Home Intracoastal West newer building. $1800/mo.
has screened porch, decks, wood Point Meadows- ate Pkwy 22BR/2BA,
floors, golf course views. $1750/mo. 4th floor condo, elevator, great condition, COATAL ESTATE
Solano Cay PV 3BR/2.5BA, Two screened porch. $950/mo. C TProperty Management
story home, new carpet, two car garage, Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor Shannon Smith
fresh paint, fireplace, screened porch. condo, all appliances, great amenities. (904) 285-5640
$1750/mo. $1050/mo. (800) 299-5616
TILUr v 1 T Bae ae oe d d
THE VILLAS. 2BR/2BA, garage, porch,
ground floor, pool, etc. $1050/mo.
GREAT OCEAN VIEW
1 BR, one block to beach, large balcony,
ceramic tile floors, WDHU, walk-in closet.
$825/mo. Ocean View, 160 7th Avenue N.
2BR/2BA townhouse w/den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR & kit. Skylights, deck, CH/A,
WDHU, new carpet & tile, Corian counter-
tops. $1000/mo, $700/dep. No pets. 102
Poinsettia St., Atl Bch. 241-2624.
BLOCK TO beach 2BR/1BA, upstairs,
WDHU, new CH&A, new carpet, new
paint, 126 8th Ave. South. No pets.
MARSH LANDING, 2BR/2BA, garage,,
kitchen appliances & washer/dryer,
screened porch. $1100/mo. 249-8875.
BEACHES. PALMS At March Landing.
3BR/2BA, -all new, hardwood & tile. Up-
graded kitchen, fireplace, washer/dryer in-
cluded. $1350/mo.+ dep. Call 759-3140
OCEANFRONT. 3BR/2BA condo in S. Jax
-Bch. Great views New kitchen, washer/
dryer & morel Club pool. $1950/mo. All
South Realty. 241-4141.
JAX BEACH. 2BR/1BA Apartment, near
Ocean. References, lease. 222 4th Ave.
South: $795/mo. 221-4134.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH. 2BR/2BA
SUMMER HOUSE, many amenities, fire-
place, completely renovated, new applian-
ces, first floor. $995/mo. 349-3434.
NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1.5BA, Townhouse.
1250sf, washer/dryer, tile, berber carpet,
screened porch, fenced yard, -shed,
JAX BEACH. 427-B North 6th Street. Up-
per 2BR/1BA w/eat-in kitchen. CH&A. Tile
floor, LR, hall. Washer/dryer. $900/mo.
S. JAX BCH 1 & 2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of .lst St. $650-
ATLANTIC BCH Mayport Townhouse
2BR/2BA, completely refurbished, ceramic
tile, new carpet, new paint, screened
porch, WDHU, no pets, no smoking, credit
check/ references required. $825/mo. +
SPACIOUS 2BR APARTMENT
In Neptune Beach. Two full baths, CH&A,
dishwasher, screened balcony overlooking
park. $7-5imo + deposil No pels. Call
WOLF CREEKS gated community lur-
nished 2 story, 2BRi2 5BA. gorgeous
cluonouse, illness center, pool $850/mo.
Avail 1/16. Call Edna (904'221-7398.
ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex. 2BR/1.5BA,
wasner/dryer hot tuD. fenced yard Near
Town Center. $975/mo 1904)269-7550
2BR02BA TOWNHOME. completely reno-
valed al Maypon Landing $725/mo .dep
165 Pne Sr. 2!1.5 TH. fenced, lawn serv-
ice incl $1025.mo Sec. dep. $550 Brok-
er, owner 249-8766 call anyday.
1 BEDROOM upstairs, no pels $600/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Near ocean!
3BRi2BA condo w!club pool. replace &
more! $1200/mo. All South Realty,
2212 S 1ST St Clean & quiet 1BR,.'BA,
fuliy equipped kilcnen. $800imo.
JAX BEACH. 2BR/1BA. 2 Blocks to
SOCEAN. CH&A $825mo. 407 Souln 2nd
ATLANT-IOBCHH MAYVPORT4 ]- jAfl
4-plex apl.".1.year lease. $600/mor depos-
If. 91 Sianley Ra (904)294-8054
ATLANTIC BEACH townhouse. 369
Aquaic Dr.. 3BR/2BA, $950-mo + dep.
OCEAN VIEW 2BR 1BA, Nep Bcn Up.
stairs w/ deck, W/D, CHIA. $1250/mo plus
MOBILE HOMES $500 to $550. on pri.
vale lots Near Maypon Naval Station, no
IMMACULATE BEACH House. 1-l12
blocks to Beacn 2BR,'1.5BA. $1200.1mo.t
$1200.'sec No peis 1709 Nortn 2nd SI.
Call 463-7020, 249.3967.
LARGE 1BR. excellent location, 2 DIocks
to Ocean. very clean. No pels. $650'mo.
JAX BEACH 1116 1st STREET Souln
2BR/1BA. CH&A. washer/dryer. $895/mo.
STEPS TO BEACH
2BR/1BA, 700st. 1026 Nonh 1st Street.
No WDHU. $750,mo 280-7776
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3BR/1:5BA Beach
home. Fenced 'backyard. Small pets OK:
$1150'mo. Call 4657186.
SJAX BEACH. 3BR/1 BA, CH&A. New paint,
carpet; etc. 712 6th Ave. South. Lease,
$875/mo.+ deposit. 249-4508. 292-5657,
FIREPLACE. 3BR/1.5BA, fenced yard, 4
Blocks to Ocean. $1250/mo. 662-2648.
HODGES AREA 3BR/2BA, $1350/mo.
13031 Bentwater Dr. Includes security
system & lawn service. Realty Executives,
NEAR OCEAN, 3BR/1BA. Lease, referen-
ces required. 218 4th Ave. South.
ATLANTIC BCH OCEANSIDE "NEW 2BR/2BA condo in PVB, brand new
oATLANTIC BCH OepCR AN O e appliances, and loads of cabinets and
Contemporary 2BR/2.5BA+ Office. POOL amenities in gated community. $1250/mo.
Fabulous, soaring, 2-story livingroom. or $1400/mo w/garage. Call today at
$1950/mo. 280-2805. 249-2840.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA home on quiet
cul-de-sac in Dolphin covel Lg. lot, garage
& morel $1050/mo. All South Realty,
JAX BEACH: beautiful, 4BR/3.5BA, 2-car
garage, granite, 2800sf, $1999/mo.
496 upper 8th Ave. South. 534-2120.
SOUTH JAX Beach. 3BR/1.5BA, 6 Blocks
to Ocean. $1300/mo. 710-5200.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pets OK. Fenced
yard. $1490/mo. 237-7198, 607-9332.
2BR/2.5BA AVAILABLE at Selva Lakes in
Atl. Bch. Open kitchen, great for entertain-
ingi $1500/mo. Call 866-5000.
LARGE HOUSE. 3-4 Bedrooms, 30ft to
Ocean. Partially- furnished, no dogs,
$2500/mo. water included. (904)249-3419,
NEPTUNE BCH large 2BR/2BA, 4 blocks
to beach, washer dryer, fireplace, pool,
hardwood, CH&A,. quiet neighborhood.
$1295/mo. + deposit. (904)610-7267.
564 Hopkins Street. '
VILLAGES OF PABLO 3BR/2BA, CH&A,
fenced yard, kitchen-equipped, screened
porch, fireplace, community club,;
$1200/mo. No cats, no smoking.
S. JAX BCH 3BR, SHORT walk to ocean,
convenient location, hot tub, private lot.
ATLANTIC BCH/ Mayport, 3BR 2BA, 2 liv-
ingrooms plus bonus rooms. Very nice.
Renovated. $1100/mo. 233-1346.
JAX BEACH, 14 35TH Ave. So.,
3BR/1.5BA Close to Beach. Clean, qui-
et. (904)803-6834, 424-5333.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse, 2025
Seminole Rd, 2BR/2BA, 1/2 block to
Ocean Lon office. cathedral ceiling, great
deck, garage, washer/dryer $1450/mo.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A; laundry room, patio, fenced
Yard; 1 yr. lease, no pets, $950 deposit.
$900/mo 2104 Bay Rd. Neptune Bcn..
993-1114 or 270-1284.
JAX BEACH 2800st, 4BR/3.5BA, tile,
granite, 2-car garage. 496 Upper 8thiAve
South, $1999/mo. Available February.Call
BEAUTIFUL HOME On Goll Course,
Windsor Park: 3BR/2BA, $1550/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/1.5BA, WDHU,
CH&A, fenced yard: Newly remodeled.'
380sf storage Darn. $1100/mo. Call
ATLANTIC BEACH. Nice 3BR/2BA. Appli-
ances. WDHU. fenced yard $1100/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH- 1010 CAMELIA ST.
Lovely Ig 211 single family home with ga-
rage Nice lot on cul-de-sac with privacy
lence. Close to Deaches. $895,mo.
DEERFIELD LAKES Condo, 2/1, no pets,
The Palms. 2!2 c6ndo. approx. 1200sf,:
beautiful, great amenllies, avail now.
114 28th Ave. S., 3BR 2BA, 1 car garage.
Summerhouse 2/2 condo, gated comm.
lots of amenities. Avail. now. $995/mo.
Lg 312, lois of tile & Pergo wood floors,
$1095mo. ... .
S ASHLEY WOODS
4/2. 2 car gar, Ig yard. avail. 2/10/06,
"f o om 'A no w.
HUNTERS RIDGE ,
3/2, 2 car gar., immaculale- ready nowl
Lg 4/2 2 car gar.. comm pool, near
4/2. 2 car gar. backs up to preserve,.
Executive home, brand new, 2600sf,
4/2 5, gated comm.. $2200/mo.
4/2 plus two 12 oaths, 2800s,. avail.
1/15.06 price includes lawn service'
Lg. 3/3 with bonus room. includes lawn
service, avail now. $1700/mo.
Lawn Tennis Lane, nice, open 3/2, 2 car
gar avail now. $1050imo.
62) Brand new 3&2 condo, 11i00sf.
ROLLING RIVER ESTATES
New construction- 3/2, 2 car garage.,
1558sf, $975/mo avail. now. 11718 Deep
Springs Dr. '
n VICTORIA LAKES
3/2, 2 car gar less than 2 yrs old, off Yel-
low Bluff Rd. (Dames Pi. area) Avail, now.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2BA condo, com-
pletely renovated, tap floor w/golf course
view, long or short term lease, furnished
or unfurnished, near Sawgrass & Golf
course. Amenities included. Call
2 BLOCKS to beach, newer updated 2/2,
balcony, consider lease options.
$1250/mo, 6 months plus. 463-7343.
.PONTE VEDRA 1BR/1BA, 2-story. Gated,
amenities, resort atmosphere: $1050/mo.
2BR/2BA CONDO, PV., 1160sf., beach
access, new appliances. $1100/mo.
2 TOWNHOMES, 2BR/2BA, loft, private
courtyard, small pets. $810/mo..
2BR/1.5BA, fireplace, no pets. $750/mo.
Pools, WDHU's, background check.
241-8706 or 607-9980.
PVB FAIRFIELD- on Lake large 3/2
Townhouse.' garage, fireplace, gated.
Available 3/01/06, $1500/mo+ deposit.
OCEANFRONT- JAX Bch, 2/2, furnished,
beautiful views. 5th Floor. $1700/mo. 1mo.
1ST MONTH FREE!
With 1 yr. lease and immediate rnove-inl
Beaches, 2BR/2BA, master suites, like
new, gated community, lakefront, many
extras. $1200/mo. 382-6145.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new appllan-
caes, washer/dryer, many amenities.
PVB, BELLEZA, 1BR 1BA,.newly remod-
eled; new appliances, $890/mo, reduced
OCEANFRONT CONDO. South Jax
Beach. 1BR furnished. Long or short term.
$1100/mo. Will rent unfurnished with long
term lease 403-1695.
BRAND NEW! 1BR/1BA, luxury condo,
lyr. lease. $825/mo. (916)622-3754.
ATLANTIC BEACH CONDO
Walk to Hanna-Paik. beaches and Town
Center. 2BR/2BA loft, private court yard
community pool, all new inside, $895/mo.
247-7910 or 249-9399.
3BR/2BA, GATED condo. JTBI Hoages,
all amenities. W;D, Ilreplace, garage
PVB, SAWGRASS. 3BR/2BA on water
Fireplace, garage, pool. $1600/mo.
OCEANFRONT, LAS BRISAS 2BR,2BA
luxunous condo at Jax Beach Furnished
or unlumlshed. $1750/mo. Call 465-4101
LIKE NEW 2BR/1BA Condo w/ocean
view, 1.5 blocks to ocean, Jax Beach.
2-STORY Townhome, balcony, fireplace,
washer/dryer, dishwasher CH&A. ceramic
tile, Berber, 2BR/25BA, $1395/mo.
PVB BELLEZA. 2BR/2BA, first floor.
aimed community. Newly remodeled
NEAR ST. JOHNS Town Center. New
2BR/2BA. $1150/mo. Lease-purchase
PVB OCEAN GROVE SPECIAL
2BR/2BA, $1050/mo. Beautiful. Fireplace.
vaulted ceilings, newly renovated Many
amenities. Realty Execulives, 273-3939
DOUBLEWIDE 3BR/2BA. 2268 Mayport
Rd, #158. $800/mo. Call Doug, 571-5083.
2 MOBILE homes in Maypon, lovely set-
ling. 1BR $550.mo., 2BR $700/mo.
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CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH
Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Hearing in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road. at 7-15 p.m on Monday January
23. 2006 or the purpose of hearing and
considering the views ol the public con-
cerning the following proposed ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OP-
ERATING BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF
ATLANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA FOR FIS-
CAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1,
2005 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30.
Tne lull lext ol the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons ,ineresied are nolimed to be
present at the ime and place lisled above
and they shall De heard If any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meel-
ing or nearing, he will need a record ol Ihe
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
ol Ihe proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal ,s to De based
In accordance with the Americans wIn
Disabilites Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to pantcpate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Clerk's office at 247-5809 or at City Hall.
800 Seminole Road
II]L tIIIII'tl*IIIII GUITAR LESSONS. Beginners to Inter-
mediate, 20yrs. experience. Beaches &
,"B te;- Ask--fOr Derek.534-7-1
i; OCEANFRONT RENTAL -'"'0"" l"'' Derelk. 53.-7
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly Ca ll
904-249-8269. IF YOU are interested in advertising under
Sihi. cate on, npleae rcall qn4.nv-29-90 nr
ATLANTIC BEACH. Beautlully furnished
3BR,2BA. 2-car garage. Walk lo Ocean.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos From $500 per
week! All.South Really, 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT CONDOS 8 Beach
homes Weekly/monihly. Visit us at:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or'
2BRB2BA CONDOS Beaulilully lumished.
Prime beaches locations. Shon term or
yearly. 887-5005 r
3BR HOUSE, walk to ocean, real nice.
$1500/mo. Call (9041993-3226
OCEAN PARK SUITES
Luxury lurnished 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites
High Quality King Beds
2nd Streetl 5In Ave. South
S JAX Bch. 2BR, lully tumished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
ROOM FOR RENT, Indian Springs, close
to beach. Full kitchen. $475/mo. includes
PONTE VEDRA. Female will share,
BIRBA. no nepls 5 0nn'imo n nar.ncil
JAX BCH, 3/2, 1350sf, LR/ DR/ Den, kit. -, ." nuuimo" K"
w/ tile floor, B'fast bar, W/D conn., 2 car 543-0772.
gar., $1300/mo. TDO Management Serv- FEMALE SEEKING to share large apt.
ices 246-1125. 2BR/2BA. $400/mo + utilities. 226-8379.
NEPTUNE BEACH- Charming 2BR/1BA ROOMMATE TO Share 3BR/2BA house
home just 4 blocks from ocean Enclosed In Atlantic Beach. $400/mo.+ 1/2 utilities.
porch, laundry & 99/mrel $995/mo. All South Contact 249-4646.
Realty, 241-4141. ,,'. "^T ,, n...
ROOMMATE NEEDED- 3BR/1B3A houF
PVB, SAWGRASS Country Club .2/2 +
den, water to golf view $1850/mo Call
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BRi2BA home
in Villages of Pablol- Comm. pool, tennis &
morel' $1200/md. All South Realty,
A A. K. .,U M.A- 911
n Allantic Beach $300/dep. $300/mo.
S+1/3 utilities. Clean person, pays bills on
time. Need real's No pets 229-9422,
NEPTUNE BEACH Rooms. 2 blocks to
Ocean. furnished, unfurnished $525-
$725/mo+ utilities 521-8473.
e-mail' classified@beachesleader com
PRIVATE ART Lessons lor kids in your
nome with a cenllied Art Teacner
(B.A E. Art Education). Call Whitney @
(904)514-1895 or e-mail
ilill 11il'M~i MllI
WEEKEND SECRETARY/ Receptionist
position available with Hardage.Giddens
uneral Home. Jacksonville Beach You
must be a people person, delail onenred
with an ability 0o multi-task. Computer
skills are required. Fax resumes to 904-
249-2321 attention Robin Giddens Shep-
pard or via e-mail:
rgs@hardage-giddens com M.F/DN//
'BUSY PV Salon has an opening for Salon
NURSES (RN'S OR LPN'S)
Weekends only, 7pm-7am In our Health
Center at a premier Retirement Communi-
ty. Excellent work environment. Expen-
ence in genatnc care desired. Applications
available al Fleet Landing. One Fleel
Landing Bld Atlanlic Beach, FL 32233.
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to
firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/ Drug-
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB seek-
ing Servers, Beverage Cart Attendant,
and Dishwashers: Must be outgoing and
dependable Phone 904-246-4827, email.
email@example.com, or apply
XRAY TECH or RN/ LPN/ MA with BMO.'
P/TT Fax resume to (904)285-7442.
NOW HIRING part lime experienced re-
ceptionist for busy salon. Apply in person
2409 S Third St.. Jax Bch. 241-4247.
DOCTOR'S OFFICE 10-15 hours per
week, $9 per nour 246-9955.
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ATRIA SAN Pablo now accepting applica-
tions for Weekend Receptionist. Saturday
& Sunday 9-5:30pm. Apply in person at
14199 Wm. Davis Pkwy., Jacksonville.
JAX BEACH. 2000sf Storefront, on South
3rd Street. (A1A). Available 4/1/06.
$3000/mo.+ $700 CAM. 1433/1439 South
3rd St. Will divide. 708-0731.
VERY YOUNG cats, indoor, to good, lov-
ing safe home. 223-9619.
BEAUTIFUL HEALTHY 2 year old brown
labrador mix in need of a good home. >
DORIS PET SERVICE
The kennel alternative/ Providing conven-
ient, reliable care for your pets at your
home while you are away. Reasonable
rates, references. For more information
call: Doris Rosarius, 241-8967. Licensed,
LABRADOODLE PUPS. Males, beautiful,
jet-black, wavy coats. Healthy, all shots,
6mos. Parents AKC. $650. 241-7842.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
FOUND ON Valley Forge Rd: N. in Nep-
tune Beach. Orange, White, neutered,
male Persian cat..Call 246-7120 to identi-
TASTE OF HOME MAGAZINE is launch-
ing a new party plan company Spring
2006. .Enrollment. Is lmited'to 3,000
charter consultants nationally. Get in at
the top' as a charter consultant before na-
tional enrollment begins. Call 'toll free
IF YOU are interested In advertising under
this category please call .904-2499033 or
The Tournament Players Club at
Sawgrass will be hiring an energetic staff to
work with the Merchandise and Food &
Beverage teams during the 2006 PLAYERS
Championship. Staff will receive monetary
compensation and may qualify for
complementary rounds of golf depending on
the number of shifts worked during the week
of THE PLAYERS Championship.
'.Please apply in person or call for
application. Contact the Professional Staff in
the Golf Shop for Merchandise at
(904) 273-3430 or Brent Baudier in the Food
& Beverage Department at (904) 273-3244
J.P. Guarneri : Jim Jordan
Assistant Golf Professionals
TPC at Sawgrass
SALES POSITION. Some sales experi-
ence necessary. Please call 249-9300.
CASHIER/HOST'Hostess for last-paced
-Breakfast & Lunch Restaurant. Monday-
Friday. Apply in person:'Players Cafe, 262
Solana Rd PVB. Call Don or Chris for ap-
CARPET CLEANER helper needed. 30-40
plus hours, some weekends, no experli
ence required, transportation a plus not
Directorof Food & Beverage
TPC at Sawgrass
Floor Covering Sales Position. Experience
with Iloor sales and products. Computer
knowledge required. Fax resume to
EXPERIENCED PAINT SPRAYERS
Needed for new construction. Call
614-4188, leave message.
ATLANTIC 'BEACH Townhouse. 2BR/
IBA. ceramic tile throughout. great loca-
non. 64 51n St. West. $900/mo. 465-2163.
MAINTENANCE PERSON, "Jack/Jill of all
trades". Please call 249-9300.
JAX BEACH. 1000sf including kitchen.
$1000/mo + tax and CAM 608-6426.
NEPTUNE BCH 3BR/2BA 2-car garage,
nice neighborhood, 2058 Rosewood Dr.
PONTE VEDRA, Fairfield, 2200sf.,
3BR/2.5BA, gated, tennis, pool.
P/T SALES help needed for Beaches
Health Food Store. Saturday a must.
Previous experience helpful. Call
249-4372 or fax resume to 249-2047.
PI="nIA TP N- MO- A-4 PI/'
LABORERS, HELPERS, Skilled personnel
(all types). Call 249-8147, or apply: 203
south 3rd Street, Jax Beach. Good pay &
LAWN CARE Technician. Growing route
w/established company. Excellent pay and
Benefits. No experience needed. Good
driving record, DFWP, Call 241-7874.
CHILD CARE Teachers with CDA, top
pay, starting at $9.50/hr. & up also Teach-
er's Assistants needed. 220-3993.
OFFICE ASSISTANT for Insurance Mar-
keting company. Flexible hours. Pleasant
phone skills, basic computer skills,
background in ACT, Word, Excel. Call
MODELS WANTED for high quality fe-
male fashion photography. Good pay per
session. Experience not required.
PRESS OPERATOR Needed for 2-color
RYOBI. Exerience required. 246-9162.
THREE SISTERS Toys is accepting appli-
cations for packing/ shipping website or-
ders. Responsibilities include customer
contact & order fulfillment. Flexible sched-
ule, 5-10 hdurs/week. To apply, please
NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
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January 13, 2006
Explore the beach...to find a more satisF ing environment
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NURSING CAREER FAIR
January 19, 2006 3 pm 7 pm
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
1350 13th Avenue South Jacksonville Beach
Baptist Medical Center Beaches continues to grow
with 24 more beds, more clinical advancements and
more opportunities than ever before. Join us now to
enjoy a collaborative medical environment, progressive
technology, positive relationships and challenging
work. Find more to life right here...at the beach.
For a complete list of available positions and to apply
online please visit: www.e-baptisthealth.com/findmore
P.1HEP ANTD oo
ATRIA SAN Pablo now accepting applica-
tions for F/T weekday Receptionist & P/T
weekend Receptionist. F/T Bus Driver.
Please apply in person at 14199 William
Davis Parkway, Jacksonville FL 32224
F/T ACCOUNTING ASST For 27yr. old
pool construction company. Multi-account-
ing function position inclusive of AR, AP,
GL, Collections and Job Costs. Human
REsource skills helpful. Must have strong
Excel and organizational skills. 2-5yrs. ex-
perience required. Great benefits including
401(K). Fax resume to Surfside Pools at
904-249-8801 'or, email to
BUSY PV Salon has an opening for a mo-
tivated, professional Nail Technician. Pink
and white and acrylic/gel. 285-7776.
WAFFLE HOUSE Now hiring: All shifts, all
positions @ Mayport & Beach Blvd. loca-
tions. Call 242-8840 or 537-6530; or apply
GOURMET DESSERT Company seeks
Baker's Helper, to work Tuesday-Friday
plus some Mondays 8 30am-4pm 7/rnr
to start. Call 241-4100, ask for Bob.
EXCEPTIONAL SALES OPPORTUNITY
IntenseROI, a 12 year old Marketing and
Advertising .Company in Ponte Vedra is
looking to grow our sales team and look-
/ing for long term key players. We offer
Competitive Base, Generous commission
structure, Inside sales with 0 cold calling,
B2B; Paid Training ,ard Medical; For a
confidential interview, please email your
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Liz
at 904-543-1919 x212. Must have 2yr
degree or equivalent sales experience
Serious inquines only please as ihi, is an
excellent opportunity i,':a growing compa.
ny, positions are limited.
F/T HOUSEKEEPER. Energetic, self-moti-
vated individual needed. Apply in person,
Ashford Court Assisted Living, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jax Bch, must enjoy working
with the elderly. DFWP/EOE.
CAGE CASHIER Position. Some experi-
ence necessary. Please call 249-9300.<
FIRST CHOICE Home. Improvements.
Needs skilled carpenters & ree climbers.
CARING TOUCH HOME CARE. Home,
Health Aides needed, FT/PT. Call Carol'
F/T OPENING for Tire and Oil Tech. M-F.
Call Bob 241-531.1.
AL'S PIZZA, All locations hiring for AM: &
PM Cashiers Sen.e-ri & Del;.erv Drivers.
Please apply ,n persi.n dany lI:caion
ADMIN. ASSISTANT, Crieru.lu prolesrc.
rnal appealng person iir oniLi' in J, 1t .:r,
Full or partl.-me. Some .eekends re-
quired. $9thr. Fax resume Io 2-41414.4
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST. Busy
Beaches Orln-opsedi' praiciice looking iorj
a lull time person 140 n .i) Musi be able
to work flexible roursi elween -amr6pm
Must be able o mainrrain a lail pace wir,
good patienI care and accuracy. Needs io
be lamiliar with ,riuranrce companies re-
ferrals, and have computer skills Fax re
sumes o (904)24311-7331 ArTr. Carol.
HOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED. Southside
and Beaches. Work ;in teams of three..
Must have own iransponaiion Approx.
$175 per wk to; iian M-F no nignis or
-weekends. Home Cleaning Cenlers of
HIRING F/T and P/T help, no weekends,
Call Show Me Lawn Service 742-7769.
ELEVEN SOUTH Bistro needs FIT Sous
Chef & Bartenders. Come in person Mon-
Fri, 3-5pm, 216 11th Ave. S.
CLOSING ASSISTANT. Title or Real Es-
tate experience needed. Process files &
prepare for closings. Must be detailed, or-
ganized & efficient, able to multi-task &
prioritize w/strong communication & com-
puter skills. Fax 273-2475.
LEGAL SECRETARY for Jax Beach per-
sonal injury law firm. Entry level position
with 60 wpm typing skills. Non-smoker
only. Send resume to: Office Mgr by mail
to 2029 N Third St, Jax Bch, FL 32250, by
fax to 247-5433, or by e-mail, to
Join our team If you can excel at Inside
sales-& desire a fast-paced work environ-
ment, we may have an excellent
opportunity for you. You will join a Natiori
al company & work inPonte Vedra Beach.
Ideal candidate will have 1 t years experi-
ence inside sales, customer service, or
telemarketing. & excellent communication
skills Ability lo handle business accounts.
Base pay plus commissions. $25k plus.
FT no evenings or weekends. Fax re-
sume- 190-1)285-0010 or emaill
FRONT DESK Receplionist in holislic, In-
ternal medical office needed. Full/Part-
lime secretarial, clerical, and support of
M D -a unique sending. Experience re-
quired in answering phones. computer
skills and communications and public re-
lalions skills required. MusI be enthusias-
ic. dependable, consistent, and an excel-
leni match Fax resume wiln rels. -no
pnone calls please Persephone Healing
Ans Center, 904-246-3778.
CARPENTERS 8 Helpers, experienced
wilh eixerior trim & siding preferred. Cut-
man experience a plus. Must be reliable
and have transponarion. Call 608-9268.
TRAY LINE SUPERVISOR
at Vicars Landing Ponte Vedra 10:45am -
7 15pm Some weekends required Excel-
lent pay and benelis Drug free work-
place EOE Call 273-1734.
BEACHES CAR Wash- lull time help
needed Wages negotiable+ tips Benefits
Avail Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
BOOKKEEPER FOR Beaches CPA firm.
CPA lirm exp.a must Excellent benefits &
overtime compensation. Fax resume with
salary requirements to 904-247-9918.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for floor
covering & remodeling company. Beaches
area Must be dependable, organized, PC
proficient, some bookkeeping. Abillly to
mull.task Fax resume to: 247-9036
FAST GROWING Jacksonville Beach gitl-
ware company seeks FT Cuslomer Serv-
ice Rep. Minimum 2 years CS and Data
enrry experience. Detail onenled and ex-
cellerni communicalbon skills.. MS Office,
xp .re, eirdd-e..R merh raw dir'resb ',r o 90 d
S1.. 4006 or email@example.com.
CARPENTERS APPRENTICE willing to
learn me irade No exp necc Must have
drivrs license & good drivers record. 568-
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G C. Superin.
lendeni lor established company. Drug
tree work place, benefits. 241-2721.
WANTED CARPENTERS & Helpers. Re-.
modeling Ocean Edge Condos, Jax
POOL CLEANER wlvalid Flonda Driver's
License Experience helpful but will train.
Good salary & benefits. Apply: Surdside
Pool-:, 313 Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or fax
resume 249-8801, e-mail: surlsldepools
GROWING BEACHES company looking
lrO dependable people to become pan of
our team We otfer top pay to our lawn
service engineers for quality & consis-
tent work. Drug tree environment.
Baptist Medical Center Beaches,is cur-
rently seeking applicants in the following
NURSING FT, PT, PRN
*RN Med/ Surg, PCU, CCU, PACU,
*Assistant Nurse Manager ER, Surgical
TRADES & SERVICES
*Cook II FT In Dietary
*Food Service Associate II
*Floor Finisher FT 2nd shift
*Environmental Services Tech FT
*APower Plant Operator FT
*3) Associate Care Providers. 7a-7p PT
PCU: 7a-7p FT CCU; Hours/ days vary
*Unil Secretary 7p-7a PT PCU & CCU
* Surgical Posting Coordinalor FT
* Medical Records Analyst FT
*Community Outreach Coordinator- PT
'*Speech and Language Pathologist-
SLab Tech FT & PRNI
*Surgical Tacn- FT,
aRadiology Tecnnologist FT
* Ultrasound Sonographer PT
aCTTechnologist : PRN
*Stress/ holrer Tech FT
For consideration, please apply online:
Baptist. Health is an Equal Opponunily
FULLTime, 3pm-11pm in Health Center.
Excellent benefits and working environ-
ment at premiere Retirement Community:.
Applications available al Fleel Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd..
Atlantic Beach, FL" Fax to (904)246-9447.
e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/
ASHFORD COURT is accepting applica-
tions for experienced'Dietary Servers, F/T
and P/T. Must be able to work weekends.
Must enjoy working with the elderly in a
professional atmosphere. We offer,com-
petitive salaries, benefits & bi-weekly bo-
nus plans Apply in person @ 1700 The
Greens Way in Marsh Landing Park.
CHANGE A CHILD'S LIFE TODAY...
Childlme Learning Centers seeks reach-
ing staff lor heir Ponte Veara center CDA
: qlr..le schedule,. ap .six monri's
xpenldntd jl lcenseed'child car-i center
preferred. Also, seeking a Cook w/previ-
ous food preparation in a public institution
or restaurant, willing to Irain We ofer
a competitive salary and benefits package
including medicaldental, 401k, cnild care
discounts and luillon reimbursement. For
consideration call (904)273-6960: lax
resumes: (904)280-5742, or email
email@example.com. EOE M/FiD'V
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT. Ponle Veara
based family office seeks a highly molvat-
ed and energetic Individual to loin its leam
of professionals Candidate must possess
superior skills in MS Excel, Word, Access.
and Outlook and must be proficient in nav-
igating the intemet. Only well-spoken can-
ddates with a pleasant disposition will De
considered lor this excellent position For
further information regarding the Firm,
please visit www.sprng-baycom or
www sontagioundation.com Resumes'
should be sent to
GRAPHIC ARTIST needed for fast-paced
Print company Produclion experience a
plus Fax resume to 2465201.
Up to $420 plus+
(Within 5 weeks F/T)
* Paid Weekly
* Design your own daytime hours
* Work regular clients near your
SExperience a plus
* Must have own transportation
and home phone
F.T HLP ANED 1o
NOTICE TO READERS
SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top ADVERTISERS IN this category are not
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811, offering jobs. They are offering job-related
11655 Central Pkwy #313, Jax, FL services and may charge fees. Readers
32224. are advised to exercise caution before giv-
*r ing credit card information over the phone
without knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.
The City of Jacksonville Beach is seeking to hire a Recreational Leader, Part Time. The
appropriate candidate will have a valid Drivers license, be CPR & First Aid certified, and
have considerable experience working in recreation.
For more information and an application please visit us online www.JacksonvilleBeach.org
or call Amy 247-6263 EOE, VP, Drug Free Workplace
I oi t e e m ha m k 4 cain0or p op e f n
Banquet Sverver Dishwasher
Banquet Supervisor Nail Technician
Honor Bar Attendant Spa Receptionist
Security Officer : 'iMassageTherapist
Starbucks Attendant Bartender
We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
opportunities for advancement and
a caring management staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070
Start out the New Year
with a "New" career.
SCome join a growing
Good Food...Good Feelings"'
SCooks .....$8- $12/hour
Servers .,....earn up to $15/hour (incl. tips)
Shift Supervisors ......$10 $12/hour
(previous restaurant supervisory exp. required)
SWe, offer: Medical after 30 days 401(k)
* Credit Union Paid Vacation Meal/Pie Discounts
AnDlv "in person" at
-.. .'I-!' "
.,. ... . ... ., -...
eeare currently accepting applications forenergetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Retail Associate P/T
Security Officer F/T
*.Diningroom Attendant F/T
Telephone Operator F/T
Relief Night Audit/Overnight Guest Services F/T
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Prothospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug Free '.i4, EOE
At POtg Vedra Beach
MW- CqUwat"i dl M.,
LACKMOND WET Saw, 20", $650. Pro
Drum Sander, $750. Lawn Aerator (Les-
co), 1yr. old, $1500. 2 Ryan Sod Cutters,
18", $2900/ea. BCS Rear Tine Tiller,
10'X7' ALL Wool Oriental-Style rug,
unique, blue/ beige, $200. Rear bumper
for '95' F150, FEY Brand $75, 465-2163.
14' TRAMPOLINE w/net, great condition
$125, 1 year old refrigerator & freezer
w/water maker, ice maker, and alarm
$500, denim loveseat by rooms to go
27" SONY Trinitron TV. Remote & booklet.
$100 OBO. 220-7557.
closer than you think.
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR- Beaches Re-
al Estate/ Construction Company. Back-
ground should include experience with
Contracts, Closings, Bookkeeping and
Construction Administration. This position
needs someone who Is dependable, inde-
pendent and able to integrate with a team.
All calls confidential. (904)591-5914.
ADMIN POSITIONS: Receptionist Bilin-
gual, English/ Portuguese, F/T or PIT.
Cercal/ Purchasing AP, time cards,
QuickBooks or Peachtree, P/T,
firstname.lastname@example.org. or fax
RECEPTIONIST WANTED, Beaches area
$10/hour. Please fax resume: 246-4155.
NOW HIRING drivers & helpers for local
moving company. Drivers must have clean
driving record, "A" or "B" CDL license.
DO you want to join a winning team. Don't
get left out. Our driver's make $500-$700
per week. Call 249-5151 ask for Brian or
493-5250 ask for Tim Collins.
SMALL, GROWING,' South Jax Beach
commercial insurance agency seeks ex-
perienced Customer Service Representa-
tive. Excellent pay, benefits, work environ-
ment & earnings potential. 30-40
hours/wk. Fax resume to 241-5557.
TWO HAIR stations available for lease.
Full-Time with great benefits and work en-
vironment. Experience preferred.. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One. Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach; FL.; Fax to 904-246-9447; e-mail to
email@example.com. EOE/ Drug-free
Ponte Vedra CPA firm, FT/PT
negotiable. Must be highly
organized and proficient in Word.
Excel, etc. Duties to include
telephone answering, data entry
and general office support.
Fax resume to
Must be skilled in.all aspects
of underground utility
construction (water, sewer,
storm drainage construction).
.Apply in person at:
JENSEN CIVIL CONSTRUCTION
9100 Philips Hwy., Jacksonville
Are you looking for extra shifts or:
for occasional work? Then jbin our
PRN pool o" nursing staff.
SPleasant Work Environment
SCompetitive Wages Holiday Pay
Appiiarions obtained .a SEcuiir> Gate
One Fleet landing Bhid
Adinoi Bach. FL 32233
S Fax (904) 246-9447.Attn HR
EOE Drug Free Workplace
Loaders, Dump Trucks,
Train in Florida
Job Placement Assistance
Associated Training Services
NOTICE TO READERS
WARNING: WHILE this newspaper does
not knowingly accept business opportunity
ads which require you to pay a fee to get
information or that refer you to 976-or 900-
phone numbers which will result in sub-
stantial charges to your phone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
of offerings in this classification. If any ad-
vertiser requires you to ,incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn the na-
lure ot Ine opportunity. please report it to
The Beaches Leader. 249-9033.
GYM/ WEIGHT LOSS CENTER Est. cli-
entele. Possible Yoga' Pilates/ Personal
Training studio. Possible sub-lease.
1050sf. Info. 19041607-2462
VINSTAR VENDING Machines, $75 each,
LANDSCAPE BUSINESS Eslablisned
role, Trailer & op ol the line lawn equip-
menr $12.000 223-5891
WILL PRO-VIDE loving, fun, positive en-
viroment for your child. Beach area,
WANTED: A person w/10 plus years ex-
perience with children to work in our North
Ponte Vedra home near the Beach w/ac-
tive 10'yr old special needs child. Week-
-days 12-8pm: Responsibilities include su-
pervision, preparation and administration
of special diet & supplements and willing-
ness to learn educational and communica-
tion techniques. Weekend hours also
available. Please call 294-0209 or e-mail
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
Iransponation & references $9-$11/hr.,
any area. CPR & Firsl Aid F!T g P.T
NANNY LOOKING For job Cleaning..
companion & more. 992-8366, 534-3732.
CHILDCARE. HRS licensed. Retired:Pre-
scnool Teacrher, 30 yrs experience, pro.
videos a safe secure, loving, nununng en-
vironment. Very personal and very proles-
sional. My home. off Allanic and Hodges
Blvd., in The Woods Suodvision
Experienced Nanny wno loves children.
.*Al...jAoi FFT'PT call. MISS TONI,.
WILL PROVIDE day care in your home.
Expenenced, nurturing, and dependable.
Beacnes area. 568-2187
WILL PROVIDE quality, live-in or nourly
caregiver for your loved one Call 631-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
COMMERCIAL :EQUIPMENT. Mowers,
trimmers, edgers, blowers, excellent con-
dition.. 16ft. lawn trailer, cheap.. Mike,
10" CRAFTSMAN 3hp Table Saw with all
accessories. $150. 246-1672.
KENMORE DRYER 80 series. In working
Condition. $70 Local delivery for addition-
al $10. Call 588-3406.
Beal ihe rush
Order now tor Spr'ng delivery
24x30 to 150x300
Can erect or drop off.
MAPLE WOOD, Sleigh Crib, $100. Natu-
ral wood crib, dresser & changing table,
$350. Bistro table, Maple & silver, w/2
chairs, $200. 563-1433. '
DENIM COUCH & Chair set. Only lyr. old.
Great condition: $450. OBQ. 241-7721.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
.FUTON SET- Queen couch, 2 chairs,
2 tables and ottoman. $300. 247-4966,
LANE SECTIONAL Sofa w/chaise and re-
cliner, brown $1150; Antique Oak 3 panel
screen w/leather hinges $160. 992-1814
42" SONY HD Projection TV w/stand.
3yrs. old $750. 285-7719.
ESSENTIAL FURNISHINGS. Give your
home a makeover. Shop for top sellers in
collectibles, home, garden and seasonal
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
COMPUTER ARMOIRE $65, denim love-
seat that makes a bed $50. 1950's hi-fi in
blond cabinet (does not work), 246-1362.
ENTERTAINMENT CORNER unit-Custom
made, will hold a 35" TV. Tons of storage
for movies, photo albums, stereo, knick
knacks- and more. $1400. 247-4966.
SOLID MAPLE dining table, 42"x74",
opens to 92" with 2 leaves. Great condi-
tion. $300. 992-1214.
+ LAMINATE FLOORS +
Latest styles and colors. Quality installa-
tion. Reasonable prices. Free estimates.
OVEN & microwave in cabinet model,
Whirlpool, like new, originally $1500, ask-
ing $300. 9904)249-3419.
MAPLE KITCHEN Dinette, has 2 leaf ex-
tensions, 4/chairs. Excellent condition.
I ;.i : ^3 r
Village Inn, 200 3rd St., Neptune Beach, FL
I E 0 F' I
The Reaches I eader/Ponte Vedra Leader
janIuary 1., LUVO L AJjltJ.,"C.% A
HAVERTY'S GREEN 3 pc LR set $800,
Broyhill 5pc. kitchen set $700, Broyhill
white 6/dresser $125, Sec desk w/chair
$100, White TV stand $50, Antique
5/dresser $60, Fold-up treadmill $200.
KING SIZE Bed w/matching headboard,
dresser and nightstand $150. Tan cloth
couch. Like new $150. 477-0633.
FUTON SOFA bed, washer/dryer, electric
range, kid's stuff, tricycle, stroller, and
bike trailer. 543-6144
EC LOVESEAT $100. Franklin Lazyboy,
tan, 6mo old $125. 60yr. old, mahog, 4dr.
dresser,' head/ footboard, frame, dressing
table $200 223-1085.
January 14th & 15th, at the Morocco
Shrine. 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road (9A),
Jacksonville. North Florida Arms Collec-
tors. Info: (904)461-0273.
CLEAN, QUALITY Queen-size bed WITH
FRAME. $100. Can deliver. 246-1832.
DINING ROOM TABLE w/6 chairs, china
cabinet, white washed Oak, $500. Living-
room set- sofa, loveseat, 2 end tables, 2
lamps, coffee table $300. Dining table,
light Oak, round $40. 241-5002 or
241-8228 after 5:30pm.
2 REFRIGERATORS, new counter top
stove, used kitchen cabinets and their ap-
LUMBER, 2X4'S, siding, plywood, step-
ping stones. New exterior door w/casing.
$70. Call Steve-994-6548.
DELL 15" flat screen computer monitor,
new in box $200. Hewitt Packard, copier,
fax, scanner, printer $100. Hewitt Pack-
ard, photo printer $50. Glass-top sofa ta-
ble $40. Bassinet $30. swing $20, 2 Graco
infant carseats w/bases $25/each, 2 Baby
Bjom carriers $20/each. 543-8629.
2 TEAL suede sofas $150, mauve uphol-
stered -dining room chairs (4 armless
$50/ea, 2 arms $75) 537-4732.
WASHER & DRYER. $175/pair. 18c.f.
frost-free Refrigerator. $145. All in good
condition. Can deliver. 945-0226.
PEAVEY COMBO "300" Bass guitar
amplifier, 8" table saw w/stand, computer
desk, (2) large stereo speakers, CB Citi-
zens Band radio. Call Dan 928-9026.
FUN SHAPE YATER Surf Board 8'6", like
new, pink & blue $500. (904) 803-6834.
BABY GRAND Piano. Black finish. $3000.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers; Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
A1lA PRESTIGE JEWELRY & PAWN
327 10THAVE. NORTH, 241-5666.
IF YOU are rnlerested in advertising under
this c.aegory please call 904-249-9033 or
WANTED. USED plastic dog crates w/
metal doors- medium to XX-large, good
coriilon only 241-3293..
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
40FT BOAT slip available at old Old San
Pablo Creek Marina, $700/mo. includes
electric. For more details. 398-9080 ext.
1987 CHAPARRAL 19ft., V8 Mercruiser
engine. 247hp. $2500 Call 904-237-1790.
PARTS FOR 1995 FLHT due to conver-
sion to trike. Several' parts call for info.
2003 HONDA Shadow VLX 600 New
:ires, windsrield. Greal lor new riderl
1959 CUSHMAN Eagle, Blue, 8HP. cast
iron engine. Great cond. $5295 (904)891
2000 WINDSPORT Motor home, 30ft, rear
bedroom, side, bath, A/C, generator, awn-
ing,'tow bar, braking system, extended
warrantyi.8,866i., $35,000. 904891-
20d4 23' Kexsiore Cabana Lile Travel.
Tdler L0a4) &qf-,n-w' $R s 50,1.bo
1246-193 6* -Ia Muianiiu Divu.a
Copper, casi iron crystal. islo of collecTl
1Die & Ireasures 46 Ouall Ln. behind
Beacn Goil Course oi Fairway Ln
FRIDA'i. SATURDAY. 10am-2pm. 915
3ra Ave N Princess Tower Bea wlsilde
.300. mrsc, nousenold.
SATURDA'Y'. 8AM-2PM. Surboard m wet-
suil. nousenold msc lNo clothes. 2029
Snadow Lane W on Seagale oh Penman,
right at stop sign onto Shadow Lane.
FULL MATTRESS Set. Computer desk
household goods cloires eic 806 Cedar
SI Saturday. 8am-
SATURDAY, 8AM-1PM. 14355 Crystal
Cove Dr. South (Villages of Pablo Subdivi-
sion). Clothes, toys, household items, etc.
YOUNG WOMEN'S clothing, child's safety
bike seat, child and household items, fur-
niture. 13925 Shipwreck Cr. S. (Holiday
Harbor) Friday & Saturday 8am-12pm.
GARAGE SALE, Saturday, 8am-2pm,
Egrets Glade,'between Atlantic & Beach.
HOUSEFUL. ANTIQUES, Collectibles,
jewelry, silver & linens. Friday, Saturday,
1/13, 1/14. 8am-3pm. 2701 Richards Rd.
Orange Park: 502-0986. Photos at charl-
PONTE VEDRA Estate by Christ Church
to Benefit Local Charities. Treasures incl
lots of interesting furn (leather dresser,
mirror, etc, fine cabinets, wicker, sofas,
etc.). Orient :u'gs. Ig orig oils,.more art,
huge mirror Fine china, .Beleek, old
Venetian glaTs. Bacarrat, antq linens,
silver morel Sat Jan 21, 10-5. 335 San'
Juan Dr, PV. See pics & details @
chinacatantiques.com or info @ Stacy
WILL PLAN & Supervise your estaie sale
or moving sale references. experience.
' Call Margaret 1904i2412-0563
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2001 CHEVY Silverado, white, 4-Door.
Loadedl 51k miles, $16,700.
1992 FORD Ranger, wnile, dependable.
may new paris. $1500. 280-0023.
1994 MAZDA MX-6, 4cyl., gold; gray cloth
interior, tape player $1,100. 249-0131
evening, 704-6805 day
1989 PONTIAC Firebird, Trans Am. Runs
good, best offer, 247-2618.
2000 SATURN SC2, 3 door coupe, blue,
auto trans, 48,150 mi. Great condition
HONDA CIVIC EX (1997), auto, 2-door,
sunroof, all power, 84k miles. $4900 OBO.
1993 FORD Explorer. A/C, CD, automatic,
engine runs great, needs body work.
$1400 OBO. (904)382-9912.
2004 ACURA TL. Awesome .pearl white
car w/27,500 miles. Excellent -condition..
All the bells & whistles included. $27,500.,
Under warranty. Call 285-4831.
EAGLE ALLOYS 17': rims/ tires included.
4 lug fits most cars $700. 247-3429.
1996 CUTLESS Supreme great condition.
1977 MERCEDES, 450SL, 68k actual, 2
tops, mint condition. $12,000 OBO.
1986 CHRYSLER LeBaron Convertible.
Classicl 120K. New A/C brakes. Good
co:ndlllon $1950 OBO 904-246-8688.
1956 VOLKSWAGEN BUG
NOW REDUCED, $2150. MUST SELL
ALL ORIGINAL. Oval window,, sliding rag-
top with emiphores. 36HP motor. ALL
PARTS,just needs to be completed.
607-6337, leave message.
1998 ACURA CL. Teal, tan leather interi-
or. $6500. OBO. 241-7721.
2001 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK-320
CONVERTIBLE. Autd-V-6, flawless, low
miles all options. Only $26,900 247-6588.
1995 FORD Taurus. Power everything, sihl
ver w/grey interior. As is. $1000 OBO.
1993 BUICK' Roadmaster, loaded .and
lovely, 84k original miles, $3200 OBO.
1992 BUICK Regal. 1-owner, excellent
condition. $1099. Good around-town car.
1999 VOLKSWAGON Jetta, Wolfsburg
Edition. 2.0, loaded, dealer maintained.
92K. $6500. (904)786-5127, (904)
1994 CHEVY Cavalier, runs good, $995.
of Junk Cars/Trucks
in 30 Minutes
Top cash on all that runs!
J & L HANDYMAN SERVICES No jobs
too small. Professional & Courteous.
Licensed & Bonded. Call 755-4619.
SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes, all models, $49.50.
Grading, Lawn Installations. Spread
Dirt, Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone,
MUCH MOREI Bob, 334-6091.
PROFESSIONALLY BUILT Skate Board
Ramps. All sizes! Please call for details.
Robby & Greg, 962-5466.
IRONING DONE for you. Picked up and
delivered to you. Call 220-48,3,1.
CLEAN TO SHINE. Our company commit-;
ment is 100%...Customer Satisfaction at"
Affordable Prices' We clean homes, apart-
ments, offices, new construction and res-
taurants. Lawn mowing also available.
For a free estimate call 514-7009 or
(904)317-7840 We will beat any company
ACCEPTING NEW Clients in Beaches
area. 10. years experience References
Also. meal preperaiion 241 8442
WILL CLEAN Your Home $20'nr, no sup-
piles provided Please cll Jeannie. 63i.
1392 & pul me To work'
H. KADIC CLEANING SERVICE House
(Move-ini Outl ofice. resiauranis Li.
censed & insured Good relerence3.
Beacn Hut) Call for Iree eiirrnaie
EXPERIENCED, HOUSEKEEPER, With
References. Please call 642-2430, leave
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WOOD Fence Specialist. Install, replace.
35yrs Experience. References. Mick Out-
door Enterprises. 241-7276, 838-9599.
OAK FIREWOOD Beach Boys. Penman
Rd. 759-1612. Free delivery, plus 5 free
SEASONED FIREWOOD i110 iruck
load. Free Delivery 993-8348 or
LEARN HOW to use yiur computer ikse
ihe pros. wiih us. Inh Compuler Tuiors'
Also crieirng wets5ie oesgn Call
STUCK7 FRUSTRATED' Call Rot All
applications, nouse calls, irainng, repairs.
Jpgrades. websiies. Irapnri.- Free phone
tech 904-2493034 or emal.
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WEB DESIGN $199 Special! Master
COMPLETE LAWN & Landscape Mainte-
nance. Year-round accounts or 1-time
cleanouts. 12yrs. professional experience.
Call Kirk, (904)370-0065.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
PALM, TREES,' Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it
takes, etc. Dave 249-4724.
WIrISOR LAWN Servni. In,:. Compel.ive
r.ale: C ( Alr. 237?.5301
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncaee. Free esti-
mates. ,Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
Largest Boat &
^jes Wheno ?
Cruisers Yachts Velocity
Windy Boats Hurricane
Nautic Star Glastron
Chris Craft Stingray
Sea Hunt Moomba
Sea Boss Supra
Sea Doo Sport Boats
Sunstream Boat Lifts
14539 Beach Blvd.
(next to Marker 32 Restaurant)
Just West of the Intracoastal
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Sale rool cleaning DecK & lence
reioraior, Prezure wureashng Lcensed &
insure Call Kevin .994-0045
HocCold Waier Pressure Cleaning Mold.
m.illew specialisi Rooi sdewaiks. driie
wayS, dc';ks ResidenlhajCommercial
Licensed/Insured. Free Estimates.
PRESSURE WASHERS for tent or sale.
Tucker Equipment Rental 246-1330.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES Parning.
free es imrnale, work gijaranleea, license
TWO "M" PAINTING
rNW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
.repaint. Residential-and commercial. Men-
..on Irhs ad. 246-1529
ATLANTIS PAINTING CO:.
Property management rates for quick
rental sale tum-arounds, and custom
paint also. Call for estimates. 446-5137 or
724-6877. Licensed & Insured.
FAST INTERIOR painting, drywall, tex-
ture. Specialize in smaller jobs. Will work
evenings & weekends. Licensed, insured,
WYMAN'S. PAINTING and Pressure
Washing Co. 15 yrs. experience, special-
izing in pressure washing & painting
beach hores. 221-4117.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
SDAVID'S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Mosi residential ools $25/week+ chemi-
cais Licensed, Insured. Pool clean-ups
our specialty We make your life a little
SPARTAN SEAMLESS GUTTERS, 5" &
6". 30yrs experience. All work done by
owner. Free estimates. Licensed, insured.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
ARTISAN HOME Improvement. All types.
Free estimates. Licensed, insured.
PAINT IT RIGHT! interior, exterior. Free TWO CONSTRUCTION
eil'malis Call M,',e Williams, 285.2651 IWO M CONSTRUCTION
25yrs.experience. Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
CARPENTRY & TRIM INC.
State Certified Contractor (Hands-on).
New construction/additions, remodeling,
home. inspection repairs, termite damage,
Bob, 246-0289, 626-1165.
SMALL HOME Repairs/projects. Special-
izing in low voltage wiring; 30yrs. experi-
ence. Steve, 994-6548.
LICENSED HOME Repair & Painting.
Specializing in W.D.O. repairs. Ref's.
avail. Call Mark 613-6571.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
'ONE CALL HANDLES IT ALL
Specializing in kitchens, cabinets; bath-
rooms, lacuzzis, tile, doors, windows, rot-
ted wood, termite damage, roof leaks, dry-
wall, decks, etc. Honest, top quality work-
LOWEST PRICES AT THE BEACH.
C&J HANDYMAN Services. Carpentry,
Drywall, Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling,
etc. Licensed, Insured. 955-0593,
HANDYMAN. NO Job too small. Free Esti-
mates. References. Kelly, 449-6918.
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction Neligan Con-
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#CCC1325888. Member BBB 247-3777.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please ,call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
ROOFING. IN-TOWN prices @ the
Beach. 25yrs. experience. 962-5876.
ARTISAN TREE Cutting & Trimming.
Free estimates. Licensed, insured.
WEBERS TREE SERVICE
Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.
ARTISAN TILE. Install, repair, clean.
FREE ESTIMATES. (904)553-4663.
QUALITY WORK. Install, removal, '&
painting. Residential, Commer;-al 25-, r
Experience. References FREE ESTI-
MATES. Steve, 645-0381.
L,:>Stpecia~izing in Remodeling.
Addition,. Decks, Repair,.
Roof Repairs & Re-Roofing
for Ihe home or office.
10% discounts for
Seniors & Military!
Certified Builder Certified Roofer
LI. CB.Cu59336 Lic. CCC1325888
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where to.find ente
SIand just about anyt.
having to do with this;
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
COMPLETE DOCKS and bulkheads,
wood or vinyl, concrete also available.
Please call George at 904-226-8700 or
Tripp at 904-545-9979. CGC058241.
ARTISAN MASONRY. All types. Free esti-
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Friday, Jan. 13
Noon Break: Noon Break will
be held from noon to 1 p.m. at
the Beaches Branch Library, 600
Third St., Neptune Beach.
David '.Nolan will speak on
"Adventures in St. Augustine
History." The program is free
and open to the public. Call
241-1142 for information.
"Around Town": "Around
Town," local scenes depicting
the nightlife of Jacksonville by
local artist Terese Marie Muller,
will be on display at the
Uncommon Grounds Coffee
Company, 2000-2 'Hendricks
Ave., San Marco. A reception
will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.
Call 745-3710 for information.
Saturday, Jan. 14
Audubon Society: The Duval
Audubon Society will have a
field trip to Wakulla Springs.
Meet at 8 a.m. at the St. Marks
National Wildlife Refuge
Lighthouse (there is a $4-per-
car entrance fee). Call Roger
Clark at 251-3537 or 251-3625
Yoga conditioning: Yoga
conditioning for weight loss
will be held from 9 a.m. to
noon. Call 280-4628 for infor-
Yoga workshop: A yoga
basics workshop will be held
from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for four'
Saturday at Ocean Yoga, 50
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
Call Kate Cordell at 742-4582 or
for prices,-and information.
Storytellers: The Beaches
League of Storytellers meets at
10:30 a.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Library. There will be sto-
rytelling by members and a
workshop by Kaye Byrnes.
Refreshments will be served.
Whaling lecture: A whaling
lecture will be presented at 2
p.m. at the GTM Reserve
Center, 505 Guana River.Road,
Ponte Vedra Beach; Call 904-
.823-4500 for information.
Sunday, Jan. 15
Team in Training: The
Leukemia & Lymphoma
5Qoiey's,. formation meeting
will be held at 2 p.m. at the
Pablo Creek Regional Library,
13295 Beach Blvd. Call :904-
332-6414 for information
Martin Luther King Jr.
Cummer tour: F
Cummer and Friends o
Library-Porite Vedra Beac
have a tour of the Cu
Museum of Art & Garden
p.m. Call Carolee Bertisch
Jan Bialka at-
B e a c h e s
will meet at 6:30
p.m. at the
Days Inn, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., to
Politics 101" horn
chair of the Duval
Ex'ec u.t i v e
Peyton Hopkins at
249-9550 for infor-
"Simply Snakes" will
be held from 10 to 11
a.m. at : Castaway
Island Pieserve, 2885
San Pablo Road S.
Living and non-liing
specimens, will be pre-
sented. This program is
for all ages. Call 630-
3577 for information or
.1671 of the National
Active. arid Retired
Federal Employees' will
have a noon luncheon
meeting at Golden Corral
Restaurant, 14035 Beach
Blvd. Visitors are welcome
S731-3968 or 221-7644 for
Cummer tour: A tour
Cummer Museum of A
Gardens of lacobsen Gall
Aeiiican A.r with 'ea
Toohey will be held at 1
Call Carolee Bertish at
is at 1
6578 or Jan Bialka at 285-1114
Sons of Italy: The Sons of
Italy Beaches Lodge #2821 ivill
meet at 6:30 p.m. at the
Library's auditori- 4 .
um, 600 Third St., \y
Neptune Beach. I/
Social tinm starts at
Call 246-3583 for information.
Friday, Jan. 20
"Cheerleaders, Bodybuilders &
Disco Queens: Photographs by
Brian Finke & Morten Nilsson"
will be on display through April
15 at the Jacksonville Museum
of Modern Art,
from 1 to 3 p.m. at the
Southeast Regional Library in
Deerwood. Robyn Leslie will
discuss J.K. Rowling's Harry
Potter series. E-mail Janet
Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Together will have a one-
year anniversary celebra-
tion at 1 p.m. in the
S Shopping Center. There
will be food, prizes, spe-
cial offers and more.
Call 285-3236 or visit
S DRA.com for informa-
S Meditation class: A
and dharma talk will
be held from 10 to.
S 11:30 a.m. at Cobalt
S upstairs" Studio, 217
First St., Neptune
Beach. Call 386-
246-4092 for infor-
o "" Mondagy,
7 Certificate in
Q P 0'"Professional
SP ro g, r am
"" ", and Grant
~' ,.~W .',. ....-- Comm u n ica -
.' tion" will be
lan. 27, 8 a.m..
to 5 p.m., at the
S. University of
Chest b gs his tto Jackonve Beach for a free concert this evening L. Kight
S7:30 p.m at t. pauls B Episcopal ChurBeach fre rh is located at International
stnut brings his trio to Jacks iscopal Church. The chu 45 .m., and Center, Miami.
the coer of Fifth Stree an grantinsti-
seating is rstcome first-served.. tute.com .or.
seating is istcall 888-824-4424 for cost
333 N. Laura St., and registration information.
S5:30 p.m. Jacksonville, as part of
Anyone, Italian heritage or not,
is welcome. Call 904-992-6077
Thursday, Jan. 19
Persephone Healing Arts:
The Persephone Healing Arts
Center, 48S 6tth Ai e. N.,
Jacksonville Beach, will have an
open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
"Photoblast," a four-month
event celebrating photography.
Call 366-6911, extension 210,
Saturday, Jan. 21
Book writers: The
jacksobihile Chapter of tiE
Society of Children's Book
Writers & Illustrators meets
"Storytime Science" will be held
from 11 to 11:45 a.m. for ages 7
and under, and their adult com-
panions, at Castaway Island
Preserve, 2885 San Pablo Road
S. Read a story and examine the
f( in-oir.t- i onI, r o r i s.
science involve. 6Call 30-3577
for information or to register.
"Outdoor Observations" will be
held from noon to 1 p.m. for all
ages at Castaway Island
Preserve, 2885 San Pablo Road
S. Wear comfortable, closed-toe
shoes, use insect repellent and
bring binoculars. 630-3577.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
Music series: The Friends of
the Library-Ponte Vedra Beach
Music Series presents baritone
Kristof Biemecki in the Friends
of the Library Community
Room at 7 p.m.
Daughters of the
Confederacy: The Mattie.T.
Wright Chapter of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy
will meet at 11 a.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club. Paul
Varnes is the speaker, and
guests are welcome. 223-3025.
Thursday, Jan. 26
Group: A Bereavement Support
Group will meet from 6:30 to 8
p.m. every Thursday through
March 2 at Christ Episcopal
Church, 400 San Juan Drive,
Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-407-
Friday, Jan. 27
Book. signing: Florida mys-
tery writer Tom Corcoran will
be at The Bookmark at 7 p.m. to
read from and sign copies of his
latest book, "Air Dance Iguana:
An Alex Rutledge Mystery." Call
241-9026 for information.
Benefit Gala: The First Coast
Surfrider Black Tie & Baggies
Benefit Gala will be held from 8
to 11 p.m. at Mundo Grill, 528
N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach.
There will be a silent auction
and raffle. Tickets are $30 per
person or $50 per couple. To
purchase: tickets, visit
www.surfriders.org, or call Julie
Lawler at 241-5284, extension
Saturday, Jan. 28
Luncheon: Fletcher Senior
Senators (anyone .60 or over or
who feels old) and guests are
invited to a luncheon from
noon to 3 p.m. at the Senior
Center, 281 19th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Bring a coy-.
ered dish. Admission is $5. Call
Patti Reynolds Niehaus at 261-
9014 for information.
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