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LWeekend Edition MayB 23, 200

"Jaws" kicks off Jacksonville Beach's 7th
annual Moonlight Movies tonight. See B-1.
The Distinguished Service Cross (right) went
to a former Jacksonville Beach resident for
gallantry under fire. See Memorial Day trib-
ute, B-1.


Vol. 45, No. 97


Serving the communities of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Mayport since 1963

Teen's photos

capture her

final journey

"A Peaceful Journey" is a new art show in
Ponte Vedra Beach featuring photographs
taken by a Ponte Vedra teen in the weeks
before her death.
Nicolette Beverly Leach, known as Nicki,
died April 29, 2005 at age 19, and the art show
reflects "a journey into God's arms," said
Bunny Leach, the artist's mother.
Nicki grew up attending Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church with her family. Her
works are displayed in Bethel Gallery, which is
in the church at 4510 Palm Valley Road.
Nicki, who graduated in 2004 from Douglas
Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville,
was diagnosed with brain cancer just after her
17th birthday.
She went through surgeries and numerous
other treatments, and as her illness progressed,
the young woman lost part of her sight and
the ability to speak and write. She then asked
her family for a camera.
"Nicki had such big aspirations," said her
SAs her daughter realized she would not be
able to pursue her dream of a career in the
theatre, Leach said that Nicki used the camera
to photograph "her world."
The beauty of the St. Johns River near
Nemours Children's Clinic, the path to the
beach and turtles and other small creatures
near her family's home were all subjects for
her color and black and white photography.
Despite everything Nicki "found peace and
joy in her life," said Bunny Leach.
The exhibit has special meaning for the orig-

A portrait of Nicki Leach (above) by Ellen Jones (right) is the only work of art to hang with pho-
tographs by Nick Leach in a new exhibit at Bethel Gallery. The teen took the photos in the
weeks before her death from cancer in 2005. At left is Nicki's mother, Bunny Leach.

inator of Bethel Gallery and the church's visu-
al arts ministry, Ellen Jones.
Jones, who started the ministry seven years
ago, knew the Leach family from church.
She said she first saw Nicki Leach's photo-
graphs on a local art registry web site and
wanted to "do Nicki's show" as the last exhibit
she would coordinate at the church.
The ministry will continue under the direc-
tion of Vicki Morgan.
"I wanted to bring special attention to this
exhibit because I knew Nicki....It was her hope
that in some way, she would be able to help
others who suffered from cancer," Jones writes
in the arts ministry newsletter.
A portrait of Nicki painted by Jones is the

only piece other than Nicki's photographs in
the art show.
The art show also highlights the Nicki Leach
Foundation, a nonprofit organization that
provides financial assistance to 16- to 25-year-
olds with life-threatening cancer.
At a time when most people are becoming
independent, these young adults are facing
the opposite, said Bunny Leach.
In the request for assistance from the foun-
dation, applicants are asked to answer the
question, "How would you use a gift from
To date, 15 persons have received funds
from the foundation. Most have requested
help with college expenses, Bunny Leach said.


rates are

going up

A rate hike is expected next month for cus-
tomers of Beaches Energy. Services to compen-
sate for the high cost of natural gas.
Effective June 1, a residential customer who
uses approximately 1,000 kilowatt hours will
see an increase of $10.74 to reflect the change
in the bulk power cost.
The increase will'not provide any addition-
al profit for Jacksonville Beach but will be
used to pay for the actual cost of producing
According to Beaches Energy Services, the
bulk power cost adjustment will rise from
$0.04116 per kilowatt hour to $0.05190 per
kilowatt hour.
Beaches Energy customer service supervisor
Glenda Wagner said Thursday that the
increase will result in a cost of $129.97 for
1,000 kwh of electricity.
"Beaches Energy still remains below stte
average. Historically, our rates have always
been below state average," Wagner said, not-
ing that Ft. Meade ranks highest in the state
with rates at $160.45 per 1,000 kwh.
"There are 32 utilities in the state with rates
higher than Beaches Energy," she said.
For JEA customers in Atlantic Beach, a
monthly fuel charge of $15 will be applied to
utility bills beginning in July.
The 1,000-kilowatt-hour rate for JEA cus-
tomers will also increase to $110.93.
Combined, monthly JEA bills will rise more
than 15 percent.
Wagner said the utility providers with the
lowest rates use coal as a primary source of
See RATES, A-3 -

Price hikes hit needy

As the cost of food and gasoline con-
tinue to rise, families everywhere are
making budget adjustments or changing
driving behaviors.
But for persons who have little or no
wiggle room in the budg-
et, rising prices could
mean the difference
between whether or not
they have a home or job, You can
or whether they can even
get to the help that's even...w
offered, work an ho
"We have been crazy minimum w
busy," Kathy Maloney, box of cere
office manager for of milk, wi
Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry gasand a
(B.E.A.M.) said this week. both $4.
The B.E.A.M. staff is
scrambling to place .--..
homeless families that
have sought help from --K
the nonprofit organiza- B.E.A.M.
tion, whose office is in
Jacksonville Beach.
"We have seen 14 fami-
lies since the end of April. It's terrible,"
Maloney said.
"Every time the phone rings I just
cringe and think, 'Here we go again.'
They are just desperate with nowhere to
Maloney said the demand for help is
evolving beyond the need for dry cereal
and boxes of macaroni and cheese.
The B.E.A.M. food pantry is in solid




shape, thanks to the recent Postal Service
food drive, she said. But the lack of
affordable housing and rising gas prices
are adding to the crisis.
"Gas prices are so high people can't
even get here. We can't place homeless
families [into affordable housing] if they
don't have a job," she said. "But they
can't even look for
work or an apartment
, because they can't
afford the gas to get
't even break around."
St Jan Flager, executive
hen you have to director of Mission
ur and a half at House in Jacksonville
age to pay for a Beach, agreed.
al and a gallon "Just getting from A
en a gallon of to B is now not just a
Sc a matter of course," said
ox of cereal are Flager. "It requires
thought and planning:
. 'Are we going to be
able to get what we
y Mlo, need at the other end?'
by Maloney, "They need to make
office mu ger sure that the trip is
worth it."
Staffers at Mission
House, which provides
two free meals, showers and personal
hygiene items to the needy, have noticed
an increase in the number of persons
turning out for afternoon and evening
meals, Flager said.
"We usually see 50 to 55 per meal.
Now we are seeing 60 to 65," he said. "It
fluctuates during the week but it has

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Beach branch library.

Schools out for holiday
Schools in the St. Johns
County School District are
closed today and Monday in
observance of the Memorial

Swing at cancer
Golfers can still register to
compete for prizes and sup-
port the Beaches Unit of the
American Cancer Society dur-
ing its "Take a Swing at Cancer
Golf Classic" on Friday, May
30, at the Sawgrass Country
After golf there will be a
silent auction and dinner
The cost is $200 per person,
which includes one tourna-
ment entry and tickets to the
dinner for the golfer and a
guest. Dinner-only tickets are

available for $75 per person.
The 15th annual event
raised $68,000 last year.
Proceeds support cancer
research, advocacy, education,
and patient services provided
by the American Cancer
For ticket information, con-
tact the American Cancer
Society at 249-0022, ext. 114.

Dance workshops set
Dancers ages 13 and up are
invited to two dance work-
shops with Hatch Dance
Theater in St. Augustine Beach
Modern dance technique
master class will be held 1
p.m. to 3 p.m. and improvisa-
tion and choreography master
class will be held 3:30 p.m. to
5:30 p.m.


Each workshop is $30 per
person, and both are given at
the Dance Company Cultural
Arts Center at St. Augustine
Beach, just south of the St.
Johns County pier.
For reservations or informa-
tion, call 471-4946.

Holiday closings
All offices of the St. Johns
County Board of County
Commissioners and all
branches of the St. Johns
County Public Library System
will be closed Monday in
observance of Memorial Day.
Normal business hours at all
locations will resume Tuesday.
The Players Community
Senior Center on Landrum
Lane will be closed Monday
and will reopen Tuesday.

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The clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass laoove) will offer live music, tapas and drinks from 6 p.m. to
9 p.m. every Wednesday through the fall. The weekly event is open to the public. For informa-
tion. call 273-3235.

Members of the Rookie American Yankee's baseball team of the Ponte Vedra Athletic
Association pose after winning their championship game against the Orioles 7-6. The Yankees
were 11-4-1 for the season. Coaches are John Bowerfind, Mike Davenport and Tom Moloney
Players are (standing) Sean Bowerfind, Luke Moloney, Brandon Davenport, Connor
McDonough and Pierce Tarlenton, and (in front) Sean A. Bagdon, Christopher Bowerfind,
Channing Chappell, Scott Clay, Eli Golde and Hunter Lawson. Not pictured is Owen Doyle.

Controlled burn planned

The Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve (GTM) south
of Ponte Vedra Beach will
conduct a controlled burn
beginning this week along a
portion of the coastal pre-
The habitat restoration
project is designed to preserve
the area by reducing the vege-
tation that can fuel damaging
wildfires during the dry sum-
mer months and contributes
to habitat restoration for the
coastal strand community.
"We are working hard to
maintain the natural integrity
of Florida's ecosystems. Many
of these - ecosystems are
dependent on fire for their
continued existence," said
GTM Research Reserve
Stewardship Coordinator
Forest Penny.
"It is our goal to manage
these areas to the best of our
abilities with the latest tech-
During May, 104 acres of
coastal strand stretching 2
miles will be mowed and the
controlled burn will be con-
ducted by GTM Research
Reserve staff with equipment
supported by the Division of
Coastal strand habitat exists
immediately landward of
beach dunes and is dominat-

ed by scrub oaks, saw palmet-
to and shrubs.
The controlled conditions
of prescribed burning aims to
reduce the opportunity for
wildfires while opening areas
of habitat to support the
growth of herbaceous grass
and other plants that are crit-
ical to wildlife and a healthy
Prescribed burning is con-
ducted under very specific
weather parameters with
highly trained staff to ensure
the safe and successful appli-
cation of fire as a manage-
ment tool to preserve Florida's
diverse, fire-dependent natu-
ral communities.
This specific burn unit is
surrounded by fire breaks and
a non-combustible maritime
oak hammock leave little con-
cern for fire escaping the pre-
scribed area, according to a
news release from the Guana.
Sufficient suppression
equipment and staff will be
on site for the duration of the
burning activity to help pre-
vent fire from leaving the des-
ignated area.
Smoke management is a
concern in this part of St.
Johns County. Necessary steps
will be taken to minimize the
production of smoke and
maximize dispersion away
from the area under adequate
atmospheric conditions.

The northern portion of the
Guana reserve lies between
the ocean and the Intracoastal
Waterway south of Mickler

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PAL offers football
The Historic St. Johns
County Police Athletic League
(PAL) will be fielding a new
program this fall for St. Johns
County residents.
The program, Junior
Development Tackle Football,
has been very successful in
Ponte Vedra Beach and is
something new for the PAL.
Youngsters learn everything
about the game of football
from trained and knowledge-
able coaches.
Practice is twice a week and
all 10 games will be played at
the same location.
Youngsters ages 7 to 14 will
be placed in age appropriate
divisions based upon age,
weight and prior experience.
The league is full contact,
tackle football with a focus on
learning the fundamentals
rather than winning or losing.
Registration fees are $100
for the first child and $80 for
other children in the same
family. Discounts are also
available for those children
receiving reduced or free
lunches in the school system.
The next registration is
scheduled Saturday, June 14,
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the
Sheriff's Field Office located in
the southern branch of the St.
Johns County Library, U.S. 1
South, just north of S.R. 206.

Cookbook signing
An updated version of
"Recipes of St. Augustine: Past
& Present," offering additional
recipes from
the Ponte Vedra and Trout

Creek areas. will be available
for purchase June 13 at the
Players Senior Community
Center in Ponte Vedra Beach.
A cookbook signing celebra-
tion is planned from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. that day at the center,
175 Landrum Lane.
Select recipes from the book
will be available for tasting
along with a variety of
refreshing beverages.
Artist Beau Redmond and St.
Johns County Council on
Aging's executive
director, Cathy Brown, will
,both be on hand to personally
sign copies of the cookbook.

Boat ramp closing
The St. Johns County Parks
and Recreation Department
has announced the Moultrie
Creek boat ramp will be closed
for approximately 60 days to
accommodate construction.
Renovations will include a
new boat ramp, wooden and
floating docks, a canoe/kayak
launch area, new parking area,
new entrance road and a
paved trail from the boat ramp
to the Moultrie Creek scenic
Funding for the renova-
tions was provided in part
through a grant from the
Florida Inland Navigation
District Waterways Assistance
Program and. from the St.
Johns County Board of
County Commissioners.
For a full listing of the coun-
ty's boat ramps, visit
(www.sjcfl.us) and go to the
Parks and Recreation section.





The Beaches Branch Library and the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library will provide a
great summer of reading activities for ,;
children and youth of the Beaches. Watch for
Read BInGO, Scavenger Hunts, Art Contests and
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more starting in June. #. ,-W
young people participating in the Summer
Reading Challenges will be recognized in The Leader, on
www.beachesleader.com, and with prizes at the conclusion of the
summer vacation.
Watch for details in each issue of The Beaches Leader, Ponte Vedra Leader.

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Fletcher grad's modeling career taking off

Jacksonville Beach resident
Scott Clelland has traded in
his flip flops for couture as he
pursues a modeling and act-
ing career.
A Fletcher High School
graduate, Clelland, 23, has
modeled for companies such
as Abercrombie & Fitch and
was featured in a full-page
spread in USA Today for a
national Dillard's ad cam-
He currently has a model-
ing contract with MC2 Model
Management in Miami,
whose clients include former
model and actor Ashton
"It's like a fantasy," said
Clelland, who grew up in
south Jacksonville Beach.
Clelland's budding career
began a year ago after he
attended a local casting call
and received several highly-
coveted "call back cards."
"It's not that hard [to
model]. You just have to
know your personality,"
Clelland said in a recent
phone interview.
"You have to be open, calm
and natural around people."
While most up-and-comers
are lucky to receive just one
call back card from an
agency, Clelland received
seven at the first model expo-
sition he attended.
Although he never had
plans to become a model,
Clellarid's family and friends
often told him he had both
"the body and the look" for
"We often mentioned it,"
said Clelland's mom, Sherry
of Jacksonville Beach.
At 18, Clelland served a

Scott Clelland (above and top right) has appeared in national fashion ads for Abercrombie & Fitch and Dillard's.

short stint with the John
Casablancas modeling agency
in Jacksonville, but, accord-
ing to his father, did not take
an interest in the industry
because he said it was too
"fake" for him.

"He's a real grounded kind
of kid," Bruce Clelland, a
professional surfer who once
modeled for surfing maga-
zines, said.
Since reconsidering his
career path, Scott Clelland

has done fashion shoots in
Greece and Germany.
"Coming from the beach,
you get to see certain types of
styles, but being'in this indus-
try, you get to sample things
you probably wouldn't get to

wear," he said.
Clelland worked
scaper before his
career took off. Hi
goal is to become a
"Acting just se
more of an accomp

he said.
"You have to have the look
and be convincing."
He said modeling is "one-
faced," whereas acting
requires a harder "sell" to
land a role.
S Clielland isn't the only one
. who thinks he has a shot at
an acting career.
According to Bruce
Clelland, American fashion
photographer and occasional
filmmaker Bruce Weber said
S . Scott has a future as an actor.
The rising model's family
Photo submitted isn't worried about how all
this might change their son.
"Scott is really laid back.
None of this has really gone
as a land- to his head," said Sherry
modeling Clelland. "We're not worried
s ultimate about the outside stuff affect-
n actor. ing him," Bruce Clelland
seems like added. "We're behind any-
lishment," thing he wants to do."

More rate hikes can be expected in future

- RATES, from A-1

energy rather than natural gas, which is
clean-burning and more environmentally
friendly than coal.
The state of Florida has stopped issuing
permits for construction of new coal-burn-
ing facilities because of global concerns
about the environment.
Natural gas accounts for more than half
of the electricity provided by Beaches
Energy to the 32,000 utility customers in
Ponte Vedra Beach, Neptune Beach and
Jacksonville Beach.
While the price of natural gas is usually
stable and predictable, costs in recent
years have fluctuated in the increasingly
volatile market.
"Natural gas prices have risen 400 per-
cent since 2000," Wagner said. "We have
no control over the price of natural gas,
just like we have no control over the price
of the gas that you put in your car."

As the cost of natural gas continues to
rise, so will the utility rates.
Wagner said customers can make
allowances at home that will help lower
their monthly bills and help the environ-
"As the demand for electricity increases,
the rates will increase as well. We may see
more increases in the future. But the
answer right now is energy conservation,"
she said.
"People who want to save oi gas drive
less. People who want to help conserve.
energy use less electricity."
SWagner said Beaches Energy Services
offers a free energy audit with a trained
analyst for customers to determine ways
to lower their monthly usage.
A free online audit is also available for
customers at www.beachesenergy.com.

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Connor Dowd, a student at Ponte Vedra-Palm Valley/Rawlings
Elementary School, stands near his work of art displayed in the
ArtWorks showcase of student art Sunday at the Sawgrass
Marriott. The event is an annual competition of the Ponte Vedra
Public Education Foundation.

Requests for food stamps up 'considerably'

. PRICES, from A-1

consistently been up easily 10
io 15 percent."
He said the number of peo-
ple applying for food stamps
and other federal assistance
has "jumped considerably" but
the cost of food is also on the
rise, making it difficult if not
impossible for people to get
"It's ridiculous," Maloney
said. "People are putting $60 in
their cars each week. If your
-pendable income is only $65
and [$5 is] . . . all you have left
, you can't even break even,"
she said.
"Not when you have to work
an hour -and a half at mini-
mum wage to pay for a box of
cereal and a gallon of milk

when a gallon of gas and a box
of cereal are both $4. You just
can't do it."
Flager said the majority of
Mission House clients are sin-
gle men and women but he
anticipates seeing more fami-
lies by the end of summer.
"It's a seasonal- thing.
Families who are on the road
don't start arriving until later
on in the summer," Flager said.
"It has to do with the end of
school, seasonal occupations
and the economy elsewhere. If
the bottom falls out some-
where else, there is still this
myth that there are always jobs
in Florida, particularly in con-
With families, particularly

those with small children,
Flager said food and shelter are
the most important needs.
Mission House and B.E.A.M.
"work together whenever we
can to assist families with
emergency situations," Flager
Both agencies must rely on
grants, private contributions
and the donations from area
businesses, churches and civic
organizations to help families
make ends meet.
At Mission House, Food
Lion, Publix and the Fresh
Market help to keep the tran-
sient families fed.
"We are blessed by the gen-
erosity of the community. We
couldn't do it without that

support,' Flager said, noting
that Mission House dispensed
more thanl0,000 pounds of
donated food last year.
A grant recently obtained
from the McCann Family
Foundation will be used to
help keep the kitchen at
Mission House in working
And as long as donations
remain steady, Flager said there
are no plans on the immediate
horizon to modify their operat-
ing budget.
"We are always good stew-
ards of what we have. So far we
have been able to stay ahead of
the curve. But now we are
entering the period of the year
when donations are slow.".

Kathy Goins of Ponte Vedra Beach (right), Joyce Langley, Rose Marie Legant and Sue Stafford, all members of the Jacksonville
\Nomans Club, paused during an April 21 visit to the Veteran's hospital in Lake City. Homemade lap robes and personal items were
passed out to the hospital and hospice patients.

Tips to save energy
* During the summer months, set
thermostats at 78. If you leave the
house for four or more hours, adjust
the setting to 82 or higher.
* Use efficient low-flow showerheads.
* Seal leaks in air conditioning duct-
* Caulk around windows and seal
aroUnd doors.
* Wash clothes in cold water.
* Turn off and unplug all nonessential
appliances and electronics.

Source: www.beachesenergy.com

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www.beachesleader.com Locally Owned and Operated * Serving the Beaches since 1963 THE BEACHES LEADER/PONTE VEDRA LEADER

I The Leader's Opinion I

Homeless census

results overdue

On April 10, those involved in an annual census of the
homeless population in Duval County predicted it
would be two weeks before numbers were available from
the census that was done in January.
Today, more than a month later, the results are still not
available for the Beaches or countywide.
Such a delay is simply unacceptable. It should not take
so long to release a final tally on the number of home-
less individuals throughout Duval County.
To his credit, Jan Flager, executive director of the
Mission House in Jacksonville Beach, is also concerned
and looking for the information as soon as possible.
He has said previously that it is expected the overall
numbers will be up from previous year, and explained
that it is taking longer to pull all the data together as
there is more to assess.
When you consider that the deadline for each agency
to submit its information was March 24 it is difficult to
accept that even a simple tally is not yet available.
The United Way organization compiles the data using
two sets of figures from approximately 40 to 50 agencies.
One figure represents the number of persons seen on a
single day in January to provide an overall "snapshot,"
Flager has said. Theother figure is the total number of
persons seen by each agency throughout the prior year.
Flager said the agencies are not permitted to release
their individual numbers until all of the data is com-
When it takes so long to release information that was
gathered months ago, the credibility of the data suffers.
Cynics will speculate that the data was manipulated.
More importantly, though, long-term solutions to a
problem can't be realistically developed until the actual
scope of the problem is known to all.
Whether the numbers are up or down, the results of
the homeless survey are definitely overdue.

Letters to the editor:

On holiday, half staff for half a day

To the editor:
Let's see how many busi-
nesses and military estab-
lishments remember proper
flag etiquette this Memorial
George Moore Chevrolet is
correct [sometimes]. The
VFW Post, an establishment
that should definitely know
better, usually has to be
reminded at about 10:30 that

Take pride in your country
folks and know the true
meaning of Memorial Day.
(Note: Colors should be
flown at half staff until noon
on Memorial Day.)

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Jacksonville Beach

Cruise ships offer Mayport prosperity

To the editor:
This letter is in response to a'
letter written by Sandra Tuttle.
The Tuttle Family and I have
been friends ever since I arrived
here from Portugal when I was
ten - 71 years ago.
At one time the Tuttles
owned two large, 72-foot
shrimp boats. They're no
longer in existence. The Tuttles
sold their boats several years
Mayport is no longer the
quaint fishing village. It was at
one time with good successful
fisherman. I would say it was a
happy, friendly village.
I as a newcomer foreigner
was accepted by everyone who
all became my friends.
Now to all our regret it is no
longer the happy and success-
ful and quaint village it once
was. Take a trip to Mayport, it
is instead a blighted village.
At one time Mat Roland
Seafood had 50 workers for the
boats. At my business we had
20 employees for a total of 70.
At Safe Harbor Seafood at one

time they had 80 on the boats
and 30 at the plant.
Now together with the men
who run and work on the boats
at my business, the number is
down to 10 and the men who
work at my place of business is
down to three.
Safe Harbor Seafood is facing
reduction too, from about 110
at the most at one time to
approximately 60 including
the boats and the plant. We are
all facing a very seemingly
bleak future in the seafood
business. Two factors are affect-
ing our industry. Imports from
foreign countries mostly farm
raised. And now an even
greater threat - the exorbitant
price of fuel.
We believe the Port
Authority bringing cruise ships
to Mayport will bring a new era
of prosperity. More jobs for the
unemployed in the area and
more prosperity for businesses
in the area. We all will see a
brighter future.
Mat Roland


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More letters

to the editor:

Dancin' festival

was a wonderful

event with lots

of hard work by

many evident

To the editor:
Last weekend the hard working people of
Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach put togeth-
er an awesome 22nd annual Dancin' in the
Street festival. And The Beaches Leader prints...
"NB fields complaints about festival crowd" on
the front page.
What about the awesome local bands that
played to an enthusiastic crowd? What about
the hard-working merchants who put out the
delicious food and wonderful merchandise?
What about the great blow-up exhibits that
attracted many happy kids? What about the
diligent security and law enforcement folks
who kept the large crowd safe?
I was at this year's Dancin' in the Street and
it was totally awesome! With a large crowd
there will always be a few "bad apples". Can
you put them in your "Crime and Disorder"
section and allow the front page to,applaud
the hard work, talents and success of a great
local festival? Thank you.
Paul Gruenther
Jacksohville Beach


It's up to


to demand


images of


article refers to the Boomers
and aging. A demographic
study in one of those publica-
tions, identifies those born
before 1946 (generation prior
to Boomers) as "Matures".
Using that study as demo-
graphic criteria would include
everyone who is currently 62
through 99 years of age.
That is a significant span of
years, interests, abilities, and in
my opinion, the basis for some
of the inaccurate misconcep-
tions about older people, also
commonly referred to as
"Senior Citizens".
If these types of studies influ-
ence choices for hiring deci-
sions and consumer prefer-
ences, there's a heck of a lot of
us who are doomed.
Living to be 100 years of age
is a possibility for many of us.
We are doing a much better job
of being proactive about adopt-
ing healthy lifestyles.
Unless there is more than lip
service for'hiring mature work-
ers, some could end up with a
life style not unlike the old Mel
Gibson Road Warrior movie,
'with' a- bunrch- of" really" old,
dirty people, wearing rags and
living in trashed cars.
The article went on to say
Boomers do not like and will
not accept the "Senior Citizen"
label and are changing the way
people are aging. Well, they
certainly changed the way the
previous generation retired.
The massive downsizing of
workers in the 80's occurred
while boomers were at the
helm of commerce.
The way I see it, it's payback
time; the Boomers owe us. A
sit-in or demonstration by the
Boomers might capture media
This could force advertisers
to depict older people in a
more positive way. It seems to
me that older people are por-
trayed on television in a nega-
tive and distorted way.
The commercial about the
grandfather in the restaurant
who is trying to select an eco-
nomical entree because his
grandson is buying probably
would be depicted a bit differ-
ently if a Boomer was the
grandfather. Advertisements
for mobility devices are border-
line offensive. Couldn't the
person using the scooter be
duded up a bit? How about
showing that Boomer surfer
guy on one of the scooters with
his board?
Cartoons with little old lady
drivers, scrunched forward
with a death grip on the steer-
ing wheel; weaving away from
the traffic havoc she has creat-
ed are particularly offensive.
Anyone seen a cartoon show-
ing the upbeat, aggressive
Boomer, with a cell phone or
Blue Tooth strapped to his ear
zooming away in his rad auto-
mobile leaving crunched cars
in his wake?
The most disgusting ads are
the ones for various ointments
for itchy skin or the grumpy
old lady critiquing the fiber in
dairy products. Yep, nine
times out of ten it's going to be
a rickety oldster using the stuff.
Boomers don't get itches and
rashes and need fiber? You get
the message.
Since the Boomers are a force
to be reckoned with, it's time
for them to step up to the plate
and use that mass marketing
appeal and come up with some
new standards.
If they don't, it's only a mat-
ter of time before demograph-
ics shift and they will become
Williams is an Atlantic Beach

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Friday, May 23
Chicken dinner: Fleet
Reserve Association Branch 290,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach, will host a grilled chick-
en dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. A
donation of $8 is requested for
each dinner, and carry-out
orders will be accepted. The
public is invited. Call 246-6855
for information.

Benefit for the Arts: The first
'layers Championship Benefit
for the Arts will be held. Dinner
is at 7 p.m., followed by a con-
cert at 8:45 p.m. The event will
be held at TPC Sawgrass, 110
TPC Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach.
Tickets for outdoor seating, a
buffet dinner and concert are
$100 per person. Tickets for
cocktails and dinner in the club-
house, followed by the concert,
are $250 per person. Visit
www.celebratearts.com or call
904-543-7400 for ticket infor-

Saturday, May 24
Defensive tactics course: A
certified basic pistol and
advanced defensive tactics and
"how not to go to jail" course
will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 5
p.m. in Nassau County. Call
Gary Belson at 904-491-8358 for

Monday, May 26
Memorial Day closings:
Schools, government offices,
banks and many offices, includ-
ing The Leader, will be closed for
the holiday.

Wednesday, May 28
Breakfast: The Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center
will welcome Dr. E. Douglas
Beach, Florida's secretary of
elder affairs, and celebrate Older
Americans Month at 9:30 a.m.
For information call 270-1688.

Real estate workshop: "Do I
Qualify to Buy A Home?- I'm
Scared to Ask," a real estate
workshop, will be held from 6
to 7 p.m. at A1A Mortgage, 1328
3rd St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-7414 or 904-591-8520
to R.S.V.P. or for information.

Thursday, May 29
Pass the Poetry: K-5 students

from Donner and Jordan
Centers in Atlantic Beach will
perform "Pass The Poetry
Please" at 6 p.m. at the Adele
Grage Cultural Center, 716
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
The event is being held to
honor adults who volunteer
their time and tutor students
throughout the school year.

Cystic fibrosis benefit:
Opustone Granite & Marble will
hold a benefit for the Cystic
Fibrosis Foundation from 5:30
to 8:30 p.m. at 8750 Philips
Highway, Jacksonville. Tickets
are $25. There will be cocktails,
hors d'oeuvres and a tour of the
showroom. Call 904-733-3560
for information.

Friday, May 30
Clown school: Gator Clowns
will offer clown school May 30
and 31, and June 6 and 7, at
Englewood Christian Church,
4316 Barnes Road in
Jacksonville off University.
Boulevard. Hours are 7 to 9
p.m., and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday. Bring a bag lunch. The
cost is $75. Call Robin Schaad at
904-273-1520 for information.

Pizza dinner: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach,
will host a pizza/calzone dinner
from 5 to 8 p.m. Carry-out
orders will be accepted. The
public is invited. Call 246-6855
for information.

Saturday, May 31
Book-signing: Prioleau
Alexander, author of "You Want
Fries With That? A White-Collar
Burnout Experiences Life at
Minimum Wage," will be at The
Bookmark, 299 Atlantic Road,
Atlantic Beach, at 4 p.m. to dis-
cuss and sign copies of his book.
Call 241-9026 for information.

Firefly Night: The Mandarin
Museum & Historical Society
will host its second annual
Firefly Night from 8:30 to 10
p.m. at Walter Jones Historical
Park, 11964 Mandarin Road.
This is a free family event. Call
904-268-0784 or visit

Sunday, June 1
Music for a Sunday
Morning: A music program fea-

Beach sites featured in new movie

Look for the local scenery.
The HBO movie RECOUNT will premiere this
Sunday at 9 p.m. on HBO. In the movie,
Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach double for
such locations as Miami, Palm Beach, Ft.
Lauderdale, Tallahassee, Austin, Nashville, U.S.
Supreme Court and the State Cabinet Room.
RECOUNT offers a behind-the-scenes look at
the Florida presidential vote recount from
Election Day in November 2000 through the
Supreme Court's ruling in favor of George W.
Bush over Al Gore five weeks later. Mixing
larger-than-life personalities with dramatic
twists (and adding the expressions "butterfly
ballot" and "hanging chad" to the American
lexicon), the film takes a look at the human
drama of characters involved in the chain of
events that would determine the leadership of
the country.
Local audiences will be able to recognize the
following Jacksonville locations and what they
doubled for in RECOUNT:
Jacksonville City Council Chambers doubled
for the Senate Office Building press room
Law office of Coffman, Coleman, Andrews &
Grogan (LaVilla area) doubled for the
Republican Bush Campaign Headquarters
Law office of Ossi, Najem & Rosario
(Southbank area) doubled for the Democratic
Gore Campaign Headquarters
Panera Bread Company in San Marco dou-
bled for Palm Beach Supervisor of Elections
Jacksonville Beach City Hall doubled for
Palm Beach Supervisor of Elections exterior
The Jacksonville Beach City Yard was also
The U.S. Supreme Court chambers was built
in an empty warehouse at Cecil Commerce
Riverplace Towers doubled for the Miami
Clark Center Government Building
Senior Center in Jacksonville Beach doubled

turning folk musician Lynn
Wadley will be held at 10:45
a.m. at the Unitarian
Universalist Church of
Jacksonville, 7405 Arlington
Expressway, Jacksonville. The
program is free to the public.
Call 346-0373 for information.

Sea turtle program: A pro-
gram on protecting sea turtles in
Northeast Florida will be held at
6:30 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Library, 101 Library Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Peggy
Friedmann, a volunteer sea tur-
tle program evaluator with the
Guana Tdlomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research

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File photo
Recount brought film crews to Jacksonville
Beach last year.

for a Polling Station in Palm Beach County
Ortega Riverfront home doubled for
Governor's mansion in Austin, Texas
Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel doubled for
Nashville hotel
Prime Osborne Convention Center doubled
for the War Memorial Plaza in Nashville,
Two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey leads
the ensemble cast of RECOUNT. The movie
also stars Bob Balaban, Ed Begley, Jr., Laura
Dem, John Hurt, Denis Leary, Bruce McGill
and Tom Wilkinson.

Reserve, will present the pro-

Tuesday, June 3
Exhibit: Steve Vaughn's
"Panoramas" will be on display
through July 30 at First Street
Gallery, 216-B First St., Neptune
Beach. An opening reception
will be held June 6 at 7 p.m. Call
the gallery at 241-6928 for infor-

Drive safety class: An AARP
Driver Safety Class will be held
from 1 to 5 p.m. today and June
4 at the Ponte Vedra Library in
Ponte Vedra Beach. The class is
for over 50 drivers, and costs

$10. Class size is limited. Call
904-823-9208 or 904-827-6950
to register or for information.

Man to Man: Man to Man, an
education and support program
for people dealing with or inter-
ested in learning about prostate
cancer, will meet at 6 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided.
The meeting will be held at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches,
Medical Staff Conference Room
in the east pavilion. Call 249-
0022 for information.

Wednesday, June 4
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. in the

administrator's conference
room at Fletcher High School,
700 Seagate Ave. Call 513-9242
or visit www.beacheswatch.com
for information.

Thursday, June 5
Senior breakfast: Nease High
School's senior breakfast will be
held at 10 a.m. at Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church. The senior
video will be shown and year-
books will be signed. Contact
Sharon Shreve at soshreve@bell-
sotth.net or 273-8931.

Kiwanis: The Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches meets at
noon at Selva Marina Country
Club. Dan McCarthy, \military
liaison for Jacksonville, is the
speaker. The cost is $15 for non-
members. Call Neil Powell at
343-3571 for information.

Friday, June 6
Exchange club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches meets from
7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club, Selva
Marina Drive, Atlantic Beach.
Call 904-318-7162 for informa-

Saturday, June 7
Battle of Midway dinner:
The Mayport Council of the
Navy League will honor veter-
ans of the Battle of Midway at
the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 225 E.
Coast Line Drive, downtown
Jacksonville. Adm. Gary
Roughead, Chief of Naval
Operations, and Congressman
Ander Crenshaw are the speak-
ers. General public tickets for
the reserved-seating dinner at
$55, and may be purchased by
June 1 by calling Bill
McLoughlin at 904-285-8731.

Sunday, June 8
Memorial golf tournament:
A memorial golf tournament
will be held at the Ponte Vedra
Inn and Club in memory of
Larry Bray, who was killed in an
automobile accident last June.
Funds raised from the tourna-
ment will benefit the Juvenile
Diabetes Research Foundation.
The entry fee is $200 per player.
To register, download and coin-
plete the form at. www.ldb-
memorial.com. E-mail regis-
ter@ldbmemorial.com for more

The My Safe Florida Home program was designed to help Floridian homeowners learn how to

harden their homes to better protect themselves and their families from windstorm damage.

"When I heard about the program, I didn't believe I'd save any money. After
receiving my report and giving it to my insurance agent, I got a call that they
would be sending me a check for $433.88! I never dreamed I could save that
much EVERY YEAR! Thanks Ameripro!"
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"Like most people, I was tentative about this program. However, I decided to
try it after seeing it advertised and hearing of the savings some homeowners
were receiving. I got a call from my agent the other day who said that
because of this inspection, I was eligible for a $873 credit this year and a
$375.15 savings on my policy premium each year!

I'm recommending this inspection to all of my buyers and sellers. Best of all,
it's FREE! Who can pass that up? Ameripro proves me wrong again!"

Protect your home

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Berry & Co.
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involving wife
A citizen's tip led to the arre
for the attempted murder of h
three children last month at a
Levert J. Stewart of Jackson
p.m. last Thursday at a resident
Highway. A police K-9 team w
dence after the homeowner co;
but he surrendered without inc
Stewart was charged with att
child abuse and possession of
and is being held without bon
Jacksonville Beach police wer
when it was reported he fired n
into a vehicle occupied by hi
woman was struck at least twice
the shooting and the children
Police said Stewart and his
children ages 5, 4 and 2 onto th
Avenue South when an argun
After the shooting in which g
the three small children, Stew
along the beach, police report
At the time, police issued a
considered armed and dangeroi
attempting to approach him.
His whereabouts over the las
police declined to reveal the id

Ralph R. Moccia, 22, was
arrested for possession of
cocaine and misdemeanor
charges of resisting an offi-
cer without violence and
having an open house party
on May 17 in the 500 block
of Camelia Street, according
to a police report.

Grand theft of a motor
vehicle was reported on May
15 in the 50 block of 20th
Street, according to a police
* * *
Burglary to a residence was
reported on May 17 in the
90 block of Stanley Road,
according to a police report.
The victim told police
renters of his property took a
refrigerator, according to the
* * *
Robbery was reported on
May 11 in the 900 block of
.EPlaza Drive, according to a
.:police report. Police were.

reported on May 20 in the
ht in shooting 300 block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report.
is arrested NEPTUNE BEACH
Retail theft was reported
/IITCHELL on May 20, according to a
WRITER police report.
st of a 26-year-old man wanted * * *
lis wife in front of the couple's An informational report
Jacksonville Beach end zone. was filed on May 20 in the
ville was apprehended at 1:20 200 block of Margaret Street,
ce in the 2400 block of Phillips according to a police report.
vas preparing to enter the resi- The complainant told police
nfirmed that Stewart was inside several of his friends
cident, police said. received e-mails from an
empted murder, three counts of account stating that he was
a firearm by a convicted felon stranded in the United
d, according to police. Kingdom and needed
:e seeking Stewart since April 27 $1,500, according to the
multiple rounds from a handgun report. The complainant
s wife and their children. The also discovered that he could
:e, police said, but she survived not access his account,
were not injured, according to the report.
wife were planning to take the * * *
ie beach around 5:30 p.m. at 1st Theft of a bicycle was
lent ensued and he exited the reported on May 19 in the
200 block of Oleander Street,
glass and blood were sprayed on according to a police report.
art fled north on the sidewalk Two beach' cruiser bicycles
�d. were stolen from the victim's
warning that Stewart should be yard,according to the report.
us and to use extreme caution if * * *

;t four weeks are unknown and JACKSONVILLE BEACH
entity of the tipster. Auto burglary was report-
ed May 21 in the 100 block
of 16th Avenue North. A
purse, jewelry, credit cards
dispatched to an armed car- and prescription medication
jacking at 1:46 a.m. The vic- were. stolen from a vehicle
tim told police two males parked at the beach end-
wearing masks approached zone. The victim told police
the vehicle and pointed a she returned home and
shotgun at him through the checked her bank account
rear window, according to online and noticed a charge
the report. Police asked the at a fast food restaurant she
victim numerous, detailed did not make. She checked
questions about the robbery her vehicle and found the
and the victim relayed sever- items were missing.
al conflicting versions of * * *
events and people involved, A 33-year-old Jacksonville
according to the report. Beach woman was arrested
* * * May 21 and charged with
Charles Doughterty, 42, simple battery for threaten-
was arrested for driving with ing to shoot a group of stu-
a permanently suspended dents at a bus stop in the
license on May 19 in the 700 block of 4th Avenue
1600 block of Seminole South. The woman was
Road, according to a police observed by a parent at the
report. bus stop with his child. The
* * * man reported the woman
Failure to update a driver's pulled up and threatened to
license was reported on May shoot all of the kids for
13 in the 800 block of harassing her daughter. The
Amberjack Lane, according suspect said she "had
to a police report, enough bullets to do it." The
I : -: * * ..',,.,ij; j :IJAfiyetids at the stop ranged
Burglary to a business wasj,,iinage from 8 to; 12, . .

Equine virus detected

Residents of and visitors to St.
Johns County are being urged
to protect themselves against
mosquitoes due to a recently
confirmed case of Eastern
equine encephalitis (EEE) in a
horse in St. Johns County.
The caution came earlier this
week from the St. Johns County
Health Department and
Anastasia Mosquito Control
EEE is transmitted to mam-
mals through the bite of an
infected mosquito.
Animals are monitored' as
sentinels for arboviruses such as
EEE, West Nile virus and St.
Louis encephalitis virus, to
determine if any of those three

viruses are present in the com-
Mosquito-bome infections in.
people can cause headache,
fever, dizziness, confusion,
movement disorders and coma.
To prevent mosquito bites
and mosquito-borne illnesses,
the Health Department and
Mosquito Control District offer
the following suggestions:
* Minimize outdoor activities
during dusk and dawn when
mosquitoes are most active.
* When outdoors and mos-
quitoes are present, wear shoes,
socks, long pants, and a long-
sleeved shirt.
* Use mosquito repellent as
directed by the manufacturer.
* Repair screens.


Alter "Al" W. Sendler

Alter "Al"
W. Sendler,
74, a 30-year
resident of

peacefully at
his home May
21, 2008.
He served
his country in
the U.S. Air
Force and retired from the IRS
after 32 years of service.
Sendler was a member of
Sawgrass Chapel.
Sendler was a loving hus-
band, father, grandfather,
brother and friend, his family
said, and will be greatly missed
by all.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, Moses and Mary
Sendler, and grandson, Alex
Plucknett. Surviving family
members include his wife of 51
years, Joyce; * son, David
Sendler (Michelle); daughter,
Janice Plucknett (Dennis);
grandchildren, Jon, Lindsey,
and Caitlin; brothers, Edward
(Jayne), Richard (Carolyn) and
Charles (Lynn); sisters, Mary
Ann (Bill) and Jean (Bill);
nieces; nephews; aunts,
Martha Mitchell and Lois
Porter; and many cousins.
A memorial service will be
held at 1:30 p.m. today, Friday,
May 23, in the Chapel of

Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
with Capt. John Dolaghan as
officiant. In lieu of flowers,
memorials preferred to the
Alex Plucknett (Grandson)
Baseball Scholarship Fund,
University of Nebraska
Foundation Athletic
Department, Attn: Diane, One
Memorial Stadium Lincoln,
Neb. 68588-0154, or Haven
Hospice, 8301 Cypress Plaza
Drive, Suite 119, Jacksonville,
Fla. 32256.
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Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.

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Attempted strong armed
robbery was reported May 22
in the first block of 8th
Avenue north. A 51-year-old
woman told police that she
went for a walk on the beach
around midnight and was
assaulted as she approached
her vehicle. A male suspect
came up behind the woman
and grabbed her neck and
forced her to the ground
while demanding money.
The victim said she told the
man that she didn't have
anything and her shoved her
completely down before flee-
ing the area. She sought
treatment at the hospital for
abrasions to her forearms,,
lacerations to her right hand
and a swollen finger. The
suspect was described as a
white male with scraggly
hair, 5'10" and 185 lbs. and
last seen wearing jeans.
* * *
Grand theft was reported
May 18 in the first block of
1st Street North. A backpack
containing a necklace,
bracelet and clothing was
stolen from a vehicle. There
was no sign of forced entry.
Loss was $671.

Auto burglary was report-
ed May 18 in the first block
of 1st Street North. Police
investigating another auto
break-in were approached by
the victim who said an Ipod
and a pair of sunglasses were
stolen from his vehicle. The
alarm was activated and the
car was intact. Loss was
* * *
Grand theft of a motor
vehicle was reported May 19
in the 100 block of 3rd
Avenue South. A maroon
1998 Ford Escort valued at
$1,000 was stolen from a
parking lot.

Grand theft was reported
May 19 in the 300 block of
Osceola Avenue. A total of
$3,251 in cash payments
from clients for services ren-
dered was stolen. The victim
told police the suspect is a
former employee that had a
gambling problem.
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Parking limits or metered
parking for the Town Center
area in Neptune Beach will be
The city is eyeing parking lim-
its after. merchants requested
timed parking, according to
City Manager Jim Jarboe.
Parking in the area has
become even more limited since
One Ocean Hotel and Resort
opened, Jarboe said.
According to Jarboe, the hotel
has approximately 400 employ-
ees during various shifts and
merchants said hotel staff and
contractors are parking in pub-
lic spaces for long periods of
Merchants suggested a one-
hour parking limit for spaces,
but the council agreed a two-
hour limit would be more rea-
"It's worth looking at and get-
ting feedback," said Neptune
Beach Mayor Dick Brown. He
cautioned that there is "always
the possibility that someone
shopping or having dinner
could have a bad experience."
If the city moved forward
with timed parking, Jarboe sug-
gested hiring a retired police
officer who could work part
time at an hourly rate without
benefits to write citations.
A regular parking citation -is
$25, according to the police

Merchants along Ocean
Boulevard on the Atlantic Beach
side of Town Center also had
problems with parking spaces
being tied up throughout the
day. The city of Atlantic Beach
installed two-hour parking signs
for the 12 spaces in front of the
Councilor John Weldon s u g
gested the city also study
metered parking.
"We're entering a financial
era with this municipality and
other municipalities in Florida
where the sources of revenue are
important," he said.
Councilor Eric Pardee dis-
agreed with Weldon's sugges-
tion for metered parking.
"I don't think it's right to
charge people to park on a street
they already pay taxes on," he
"If you want to have a desig-
nated area somewhere else for
people who don't live here [but]
I don't know how you would do
Pardee added Town Center
merchants could "kick in"
toward the cost of enforcing a
two-hour parking limit.
Councilor Fred Lee said the
city previously studied the idea
of metered parking and the
"number were not very favor-
able," but it would be worth
"refreshing their memories" on
the subject.
The council agreed to study
both options.

AB enforces click it or ticket

According to statistics pro-
vided by the department, the
number of unbuckled deaths is
considerably higher in the
evening hours. Approximately
46 percent of vehicle occu-
pants killed in car crashes were
not wearing their seat belts.

The city of Atlantic Beach is
buckling down on drivers who
are not wearing their seat belts.
Through June 1, the city's
police department will enforce
the Click It or Ticket campaign
to increase the use of seat belts
and reduce the number of
crash fatalities.


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Realtors launch campaign to

urge residents to 'Put Your

Money Where Your Life Is'

photo submitted
Ralph Tiernan, right, owner of Fly's Tie Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach, has opened his second restaurant, Gas Knob, next to the
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena downtown. Tierman, along with partner Michael Hennessy have already opened the restau-
rant. "We're going to offer a pretty broad menu selection, including Irish dishes, with other entrees from our travels around Ireland,
Central America and the East Coast of the U.S.," Tierman said. Gas Knob is located at 234 A. Phillip Randolph Blvd, in downtown
Jacksonville next to the Jacksonville Arena.

The Northeast Florida
Association of Realtors
(NEFAR) has adopted a cam-
paign - Put Your Money
Where Your Life Is.
The Association announced
that it has free online
resources for consumers on its
newly redesigned web site,
www.NEFAR.com, including
information on the state of
the Northeast Florida real
estate market, homeowner-
ship survey results, housing
study recaps and other useful
"We've heard so many omi-
nous national reports that
have predicted doom and
gloom for our industry, so we
set out to check the pulse in
North Florida in order to
report the facts," said Bonnie
Siecker, 2008 NEFAR
President. "Admittedly, the
last couple of years have been
tough, but Northeast Florida
is already showing signs of
improvement and buying a
house for the right reasons is
always a good idea."
She noted that in an article
titled "The Housing Crisis is
Over," The Wall Street Journal

reported on May 6 that, "It is
very likely that April 2008 will
mark the bottom of the U.S.
housing market."
On a regional level, Siecker
points out that there are still
great buys to be found for
,consumers who are in the
market for a home and know
where to look. Forbes recently
ranked the Jacksonville region
as number eight of its "Ten
Most Affordable Cities for
Bargain House-Hunters."
Chris McCarty, director of
the University of Florida's
Research Center at the Bureau
of Economic and Business
Research, recently indicated
that home prices in parts of
Florida are returning to rea-
sonable levels - back to where
they would have been with-
out the escalation over the
past few years, NEFAR noted.
"We expect housing prices
in many Florida markets to
bottom out by July, following
another weak home-buying
season," he says. "Although it
will be a long time before real
estate returns to 2005 prices,
it will be a reasonable time for
Floridians waiting to buy a
house to enter the market."

Business Workshops
Small business workshops will
be held at the Beaches next
A four-part workshop series
will be presented by SCORE and
the Jacksonville Chamber of
Programs to be offered
* Small Business Basics: 4:30-
7:30 p.m., June 12
* Marketing Strategies: 4:30-
7:30 p.m., June 26
* Financial Forecasting: 4:30-
7:30 p.m., July 10
* Complete Your Business
Plan: 4:30-7:30 p.m., July 24
Classes will be held at Baptist
Medical Center Beaches, 1350
13th Avenue South, Jacksonville
Beach, conference room B
COST will be $150 for the

plans to build a fast food fran-
chise at the comer of A1A and
Marsh Landing Parkway.
If approved, a McDonald's
restaurant will replace the exist-
ing Boston Market with a busi-
ness of the same size, according
to plans.
A development plan applica-
tion was submitted this month.

Cha ber of Commerce
golf journey
e llth annual golf touma-
ent of the Ponte Vedra Beach
Chamber of Commerce is sched-
uled at Marsh Landing Country
Club Monday, June 16.
Membership dues account for
about 60 percent of operating
revenue, and the golf toura-
ment serves as a major fund-rais-

Sfour-part se~s-P45 Mr '=.-o .chrh ber. Several busi-
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Attendees have the opportuni- sponsors.
ty to learn the steps to starting Also, for the first time this year,
and maintaining a successful a portion of the proceeds will
business, and by the fourth ses- benefit The First Tee of
sion, complete a formal business Jacksonville, whose mission it is
plan. . to provide an affordable and
Reservations are required. Call accessible golf facility where
(904) 924-1100, ext. 221 to regis- youth in the Jacksonville com-
ter. The workshop series is pre- munity can learn the game of
sented by Counselors to golf and the values it teaches.
America's Small Business First Tee operates a state-of-
(SCORE), a non-profit associa- the-art, ninezhole champi-
tion dedicated to educating onship quality golf course with a
entrepreneurs and the forma- full practice facility including a
tion, growth and success of small driving range, putting and chip-
businesses nationwide. SCORE is ping green.
a resource partner with the U.S. Registration and a deli buffet
Small Business Administration. lunch are scheduled 11:30 a.m.

McDonald's proposed

City planners in Jacksonville
Beach are reviewing proposed

to 12:30 p.m. There will be a
team captain's meeting at
12:45pm to explain the format
for this year's tournament, which
is a scramble.

At the end of play, there will be
dinner buffet with free beer and
wine and silent and live auc-
For more information on how
to become a sponsor or to partic-
ipate, call 285-2004

Sunshine Bus service is
The Community
Transportation Association of
America, the nation's foremost
transportation entity, has given
its top award - Community
Transit System of the Year - to
the St. Johns County Council on
Aging for its Sunshine Bus serv-
The award will be presented at
the association's meeting June 3
in New Orleans.
The association-promotes pub-
lic and community trarnspotta-
tion and mobility issues and,
according to their mission state-
ment, "is based upon fundamen-
tal values that are as old as the
nation itself. Freedom, inde-
pendence, dignity and choice are
as much at the heart of the
debate for building an accessible
society as they have been in
building a free society...a society
that now includes a growing
population of seniors needs new
and expanded community trans-
portation alternatives."
The St. Johns County Council
on Aging began the Sunshine
Bus Co. In 1999, offering addi-
tional mobility options to the
entire county population.
Sunshine buses now cover
seven routes, providing more
than 13,000 rides each month.

Lower your bills by going green

The average house con-
tributes twice as much to glob-
al warming as the average car
according the EPA. Comfort
Institute offers seven tips to cut
your air conditioning (AC)
bills, improve comfort and
help the environment.
1. Have your duct system
tested for air leaks. Many
assume that windows and
doors are the major cause of a
home's energy wasting air
leaks. However, research by the
Department of Energy (DOE)
shows that gaps in the typical
home's duct system are much
more significant. The DOE
states that the typical duct sys-
tem wastes 25 to 40 percent of
the energy put out by your
central heat pump or air condi-
tioner. Authorities recommend
having an AC contractor test
for leaks and then seal them
with a brushed on fiber-rein-
forced elastomeric sealant.
Duct tape usually dries out and
fails. It turns out duct tape is
great for many things, but seal-
ing ducts isn't one of them.
2. Ask your AC contractor to
perform an Infiltrometer
"blower door" test. The
Infiltrometer is a computerized
instrument originally invented
by the DOE. It pinpoints where
your home's worst air leaks are
and measures how leaky the
overall house is. Many homes
have significant air leaks into
the attic. Hot dusty air often
gets drawn in through recessed
can lights and pulled down
stairs. New sealing products are

available to fix these signifi-
cant leaks. Quality AC contrac-
.tors offer the test as part of a
"Home & Duct Performance
Checkup" that also checks
insulation levels and overall
duct performance.
3. Close your fireplace
damper. Did you remember to
close it last time you used the
fireplace? Shut it now or waste
precious cool air all summer
4. Replace your air condi-
tioner or heat pump air filter.
Most systems need this done
every month to ensure safe and
efficient operation. Ask your
AC contractor for an extended
surface area whole-house air
filter that only needs to be
replaced once a year. These fil-
ters also do a far better job of
keeping your equipment and
the air in your home clean.
5. Have your air conditioner
cleaned and tuned. A pre-sea-
son tune-up is a great invest-
ment. It reduces the chances of
breakdowns in the middle of
summer and more than pays
for itself through more energy
efficient operation. Make sure
the AC contractor cleans both
.the indoor and outdoor coils
and checks refrigerant gas
charge by measuring "super-
heat" or "subcooling."
6. Consider adding attic
insulation. Attics often get up
to 140 degrees hot in the sum-
mer. In many areas the DOE
now recommends R49 insula-
tion, which is typically 18%o or
more. However, it is essential
that air leaks in the attic floor

first be sealed. If you have
HVAC equipment or ducts up
in the attic, a radiant barrier
foil or paint will help keep
your AC equipment working
7. Consider replacing your
old air conditioner or heat
pump. Just like a car, central
cooling equipment doesn't last
forever. If your system is more
than 12 years old and you
don't plan on moving to a new
home in the next few years
many authorities recommend
replacing old equipment
before it fails permanently. A
new system improves comfort,
is more dependable and creates
less air pollution. New units
are up to twice as energy effi-
cient, which saves money on
your monthly electric bills.
When replacing your AC
equipment, be sure you're
working with a quality con-
tractor. Government and utili-
ty research found that more
than 90 percent of newly
installed high efficiency sys--
tems have energy wasting mis-
Do some homework before
talking to contractors.
For more information visit
www.energystar.gov and
Information provided by the
Comfort Institute Inc., an inter-
national indoor comfort research,
training and consumer protection
organization based in
Bellingham, Washington with
offices located throughout the
United States and Canada.

State P&Z meet to be
held in Old City
The First Coast Chapter of the
Florida Planning and Zoning
Associations plans to host this
year's state conference at the
Casa Monica Hotel in St.
Augustine June 11 to June 14.
For more information, visit
or e-mail Lindsay Haga at

Signs encouraging residents to consider buying a home are part
of the Realtors' campaign.

New firm tapped to design JB skateboard park

Plans to construct a skateboard park in
Jacksonville Beach are moving ahead with a new
design team at the helm.
Grounds Maintenance Director Gary Meadors
with the city's Parks and Recreation department-
Tuesday confirmed that negotiations' are'under-Z
way with the Florida-based construction firm
Team Pain, Inc.
The company is also handling the construction
of the Ed Austin Skateboard Park in Jacksonville.
Spohn Ranch, Inc, a firm based out of
California that specializes in skateboard park con-
struction was originally selected to complete the
design using pre-cast features that were to be
molded and poured by the manufacturer then
transported to the site.
Meadors declined to specify what prompted city
officials to seek an alternate construction compa-
"Nothing really happened [with that firm]. We
just got to the end of that phase and opted to look
for someone in the state," he said. "The city set it
up that after the first phase we could stop and
make decisions if and when we needed to. We felt

this was the best way to go."
Meadors last August hinted that using the pre-
fabricated concrete would make it difficult to
modify the position of the amenities or resize the
park itself.
Team Pain, Inc. will utilize a more traditional
-approach to the construction of the park and will
'"ttlizeu-ah'i majority of the desigilconcepts'devel-
oped last year during a series of public meetings to
discuss the skateboard park.
"The majority will still be a street course," he
said, noting that the exact size of the park will be
determined by the cost.
The city's Community Redevelopment Agency
approved a construction budget of $375,000 to
construct the 8,000 to 10,000-square-foot skate
park in January, 2007.
An official proposal has not yet been submitted.
Meadors said an engineer will review the plans
before he brings it to the City Council for price
consideration. If approved by the City Council,
the final cost will be submitted to the Community
Redevelopment Agency for funding. The CRA
funds all capital construction projects in the
Southend Redevelopment District where the park
is planned in South Beach Park.

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SFive-sport star to focus on hoops



keep on


T his is a big weekend to
be a racing fan, no mat-
ter what is being raced.
Between the open-wheel cars
that will fly around
Indianapolis Speedway
Sunday afternoon to the stock
cars of NASCAR going 600
miles in Charlotte in the
evening, racing fans get more
then they can bargain for in
one day.
Think about it, you get to
see 1,100 miles of cars going
by, and it doesn't require a
trip driving from Jacksonville
to New Jersey on 1-95 and
wasting $4 a gallon on gas.
And with most people get-
ting a three-day weekend,
there's nothing better than to
cook up some burgers, down
a few beverages and hope to
see as much of Danica Patrick
as possible.
For NASCAR, it's the
longest race of the season, so
expect to see cars going
round and round for nearly
five hours. Sadly, no Danica
to look at in that one ...

About those rumors of
Hello Castroneves moving to
NASCAR: The former Dancing
with the Stars winner ruled
out making any such move,
one that other former Indy
500 winners Juan Pablo
Montoya and Dario Franchiti
have already made, by stating
he is happy with the Indy
Racing League.
Probably smart on his part.
Judging from how poorly the
other drivers that made the
switch have done, Castronev-
es would likely find more suc-
cess in harness racing than in

Speaking of horses, gotta
like the chances of seeing the
first Triple Crown winner in
30 years. In a sport that has
had loads of negative publici-
ty recently, Big Brown is one
big race away from making
something positive out of
horse racing. Should he win,
horse racing can make like
UPS and change its motto to
"What Brown did for us."...

Found out something inter-
esting today now that
American Idol is over. The
NBA is in its playoffs and the
NHL is at the Stanley Cup
finals. Had no clue. It's amaz-
ing how three months of
watching a bunch of kids
basically sing karaoke can
make one lose track of more
important things ...

Word is the NFL might
stretch its regular season to
17 games. Shouldn't happen.
Yes, everyone loves football
and would prefer a schedule
similar to baseball, but 16
games is plenty. There is a
good home-away balance
now. The only positive thing
is that if this happens (it
would replace one preseason
game), then fans can at least
see an extra game that has
meaning. At $200 a game,
they should all have meaning

Letter to the Sports Editor:
After seeing what happened
to a sports photographer in
Utah - he was struck in the
leg by a javelin at a high
school track meet - I am let-
ting you know that in no way
will I ever photograph a
javelin event as long as I work
at this newspaper. I already
risk myself enough between
the foul balls in baseball and
the late hits on the sideline
during football season. The
last thing I need is a spear
being hurled my way as I try
to get that perfect shot. Just
letting you know.


Brooks is

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It's no surprise that five-
sport athlete Alexandria Brooks
made the All-Gateway
Conference team naming the
best athletes in Duval County
high school athletics. Brooks, a
Fletcher High senior, played
varsity basketball, softball, vol-
leyball, and flag football as
well as advanced to regional
competition for track.
But of all the sports Brooks
excels at, her true love remains
"I just love the energy, the
excitement in the game,"
Brooks said.
Brooks is a point guard and
shooting guard who averaged
8.5 points and 12.7 assists per
game at Fletcher. She also plays
.on the AAU team the
Jacksonville Stingers which will
be traveling to play in a
national AAU tournament in
Ohio this summer.
Brooks is undecided where
she will attend college in the
fall because she is hoping to
land some scholarships to play
basketball. She holds a 3.05
GPA and is applying to
Jacksonville University as well
as Florida Community College
of Jacksonville arid Santa Fe
Community College.
"Alex was a very valuable
asset to the girls basketball
team," said Fletcher High head
coach.Rich Banks. "She was a
coach on the floor... When
we needed a spark Alex was
there to provide it."
Brooks started playing bas-
ketball when she was 8 years
old at a Boys and Girls Club of
America program otit t l~ '6f
Philadelphia. Whfie se ais in
third grade, the Brooks family
relocated to Mayport to "get
away from the cold" and
Brooks continued playing bas-
She started playing softball
and volleyball in eighth grade
at Mayport Middle School and
instantly excelled. She was an
outside hitter for the Fletcher
High volleyball team and
played centerfield and short-
stop for the softball team.
She also played wide receiv-
er, quarterback and rusher for
Fletcher's flag football team
and advanced to regional com-
petition for track in the 4x100
[49.50 best time], 4x400, high
jump [five feet] and long jump
"I love the rush of the com-
petition," Brooks said. "As I got
older I started trying out for
different sports that my friends
were going out.for, too. Then I
met more friends through
Brooks is also involved in
community service projects
offered through Fletcher High
and her church, the Atlantic

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Fletcher High's Alex Brooks (5) dribbles past a defender in this 2007 file photo. Brooks, a senior five-sport star for the Senators,
hopes to secure a college basketball scholarship for next fall. She also played volleyball, flag football, softball and ran track.

Beach Assembly of God. As
part of the Interact Club at
Fletcher, Brooks participated in
the Crop Walk for Hunger in
Jacksonville Beach and the
Teddy Bears for Kids program
which benefits children going
through chemotherapy.
She did a missionary trip to
Oaxaca,.Mexico with members

of her church during the sum-
mer of 2005.
"We went to villages and
preached to them and brought
them necessities like water and
food," Brooks said. "It was my
first time out of the country.
They didn't have most of the
things that we take for granted
like running water.

"When you help other peo-
ple it helps you, too, so why
not give back?"
Brooks said she would be
interested in majoring in
marine science or history in
college. If she ends up playing
for a community college she
plans to transfer to a four-year

The versatile athlete said she
could see herself as a veterinar-
ian or playing basketball for
the WNBA.
"Playing professional basket-
ball has always been a dream,"
Brooks said. "Now I'm focusing
on making sure I'm set for col-
lege and then we'll see. I have
to at least try."

Sharks land more former Nease coaches

Boys basketball coach Bud
Beech encourages his team
from the Nease sideline in this
2007 file photo. Beech will
coach at the new Ponte Vedra
High beginning next fall.

Ponte Vedra High athletic
director Gene Baker hasn't had
to go far to fill some Sharks
coaching vacancies.
Tuesday's announcement
that former Nease High boys
basketball coach Bud Beech
will serve in that same capacity
at the new PV High means
thus far three head coaches
and at least one assistant have
traded in Panthers green for
Sharks blue.
Beech will also serve as dean
of students at PV High, a posi-
tion he held at Nease for four
years. The veteran basketball
coach stepped down after 23
years as Panthers head man
following the 2006-7 season.
He remained a dean at the
school, however.
Joining Beech at the new
high school will be boys golf
coach Pete Molinaro, who
guided the Panthers to a state
championship last season.
"Our school has become a
magnet for high quality teach-
ers and coaches," Baker said
Tuesday in a release announc-
ing the hirings. "While the
current district hiring climate
limits our choices to a degree,

Dave Silverberg, left, earned four state championships at Nease in his seven seasons as girls
soccer coach. He will coach the PV High Sharks girls soccer team next season.

we have been able to identify
some exceptional coaches from
within St. Johns County."
Beech and Molinaro join
coach Dave Silverberg, who
last week was announced as PV
High's new girls soccer coach
after serving in that capacity at
Nease for seven seasons.
In that time, Silverberg built
one of the premier programs in
Florida, winning four state

championships, including
back-to-back titles in 2005 and
2006. The Panthers defeated
Merritt Island, 3-0, in February
to earn the 2008 Class 4A state
Following an exhaustive,
nationwide search that began
late last year and ended early
this year, the Sharks hired for-
mer NFL quarterback Mike
Loyd as the school's first foot-

ball coach.
One of Loyd's assistant
coaches is former Dallas
Cowboy Bill Bates, who was an
assistant at Nease for the past
several seasons.
The Sharks inaugural spring
football game is scheduled for
Saturday, May 31 against the
new Creekside High at Nease's
Panther Stadium with a 1 p.m.

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Surfers gear up for Saturday's Longboard Classic

Surfers from across the
Southeast will be
"Hanging 10" Saturday in
the sixth annual Longboard
Classic at the Jacksonville
Beach Pier.
Top amateur
and profes-
sional long-
boarders, such
as Justin
Quintal, of
Beach, will be
competing for
$1,000 in cash
and prizes as
well as putting "
on a show for
this Memorial
Day weekend.
"As we get
closer to sum-
mer the surf is
smaller and
perfect for
ing," said con- -
test director
Paul West of
the Florida
"Spectators C
can follow
along with the
style and grace
and understand the skill level
to be balanced and poised
with some of the maneuvers
like riding the nose."
Divisions include Menehune
(14 and under), Junior (17 and
under), Open Amateur (any
age), Women (any age),
Noseriding and the Pro
Division (winner receives
$1,000). Entry fee is $25 per
division; $100 for the pro divi-


West said he expects 60-80
competitors from all over the
state and the Carolinas.
New to the contest this year
is a live webcast of the event.
Viewers can log on to the
Florida Surfing Association
website, floridasurfing.org and
follow the links to the web-
Ron Warren
of Fernandina
Beach will be
the webcast.
Warren has also
done webcasts
for Jacksonville
Suns games,
the Bausch &
Lomb tennis
NASCAR events
and Daytona
Beach Bike
"He is self
contained in an
RV connected
through a satel-
lite by a disc on
top of the RV;
that's how he
connects and
West said. "This
is a really excit-
ire Ming part of the
West said he
is watching the
weather for Saturday to see if
conditions will be too stormy
to hold the contest. He said
he'll make a decision by Friday
and announce it at floridasurf-
ing.org if the contest needs to
be rescheduled.
"It's a really neat event
because the kids today are
doing all the old school
maneuvers like Hanging 10
but they're also doing aerials

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Fletcher High girls cross country coach Whitney Mallory, third
from left, was recently one of the recipients of the 2007-8 Mike
Houser Outstanding Coaches award. Pictured with her are
Senators cross country runners Allison Shernenski, Kaileigh
Hecht, Megan Bary and Tara Cripe.

Sunshine Baseball School has
announced is schedule for this
summer. The school is open to
those players 6-12 years of age
who are interested in taking
their skills and knowledge of
the game to a higher level.
Session dates are: June 9-12;
June 16-19; June 23-26 and
August 4-7, all from 8:30 a.m.
until 3:30 p.m. at Wingate Park
in Jacksonville Beach.
Morning hours will be spent
on individual offensive and
defensive skills and strategies
including hitting, fielding and
bunting techniques. Pitching
and catching fundamentals will
be addressed on Tuesdays and
Instructors include.Dr. Jim
Timmons, former varsity base-
ball coach at Fletcher High
with more than 20 years of
teaching the game, and current
Fletcher assistant coach Boomer
Cost is $135 per session,
including lunch, drinks and a
T-shirt. For more information,
phone Jim Timmons at 223-
1664 or 521-2687.

Bicycle Ride
A Patriots Bicycle Ride to

honor the victims and heroes
of Sept. 11, 2001 will take place
Saturday, Sept. 13 in northern
St. Johns County.
Ride is 91.1 kilometers and
participants are asked to wear
red, white and blue to honor
the day. Ride is suggested for
experienced road riders as there
are no official rest stops,
though many convenience
stores along route.
Ride is slated to depart Nease
High School at 7 a.m.
Registration fee is $15 through
Aug. 31 or $20 from Sept. 1
through Sept. 11.
For more information visit
m or e-mail joe.pelley@com-

Football Camp
Nease High head football
coach Danny Cowgill's Bigger,
Faster, Stronger football camps
will take place beginning in
Youth camp for ages 7
through rising eighth graders
will take place June 16-19 from
7 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Nease
'High. Cost is $85 and deadline
to register is June 13.
High School camp for players
entering grades 9-12 will take

and hanging their heels and
doing all kinds of maneuvers,"
West said.
The Florida Surfing
Association is an organization
dedicated to coordinating a
competitive surfing program
open to all levels of athletes.
The FSA is committed to help-
ing promote surfing and
surfers in a positive manner on
a local, national and interna-
tional level.
The Florida Surfing
Association was created in
2003 as an organized body for
competitive surfing within the
United States and specifically
the State of Florida.
The FSA is empowered to
administer competition pro-
grams, schools, training,
coaching programs and estab-
lish and select members to
compete successfully at a
national and international
basis in both amateur and
professional competitions.
1. How well were the
maneuvers connected togeth-
' 2. Did the surfer walk foot
over foot or did they shuffle?
3. Are the surfer's toes really
hanging over or are they back
from the nose?
4. Has the surfer used the
whole length of their surf-
5. Compare outside maneu-
vers to inside maneuvers. Are
they major or minor maneu-
6. Compare take off area and
how deep the surfer was at the
initial point of take off
7. Consider how the surfer
utilized the wave
8. Consider the ability of the

place Mondays-Thursdays from
June 23 to Aug. 7 from 7 a.m.
until 11:30 a.m. at Nease. Cost
is $165 and deadline to register
is June 20.
For more information, visit
neasefootball.com or contact
coach Cowgill at 535-5645.
Atlantic Beach's Hiram
"Tonka" Cruz won a gold
medal May 9 in the PanAmeri-
can Judo Championships in
Cruz, 37, used shoulder
throws and sweeps to defeat
one opponent, a fireman's carry
and submission holds (choke
and arm bar) to defeat two oth-
ers en route to the gold.
Last February, Cruz won first
place in NAGA West Palm

Kayla Durden carves a turn
during the women's longboard
competition of the
WaveMasters contest May 3.
surfer to make sections and
whether the maneuvers were
functional in doing so
9. Did the surfer actually
complete the maneuver and
with control?
10. What did the surfer com-
plete before falling?
11. Do not be fooled by
tricks or arched backs. Judge
the real maneuvers
12. Most importantly, the
rules state that longboarders
will be judged on a 50-50-per-
centage combination of tradi-
tional and modern maneuvers
with control being the major

Beach, a grappling tournament.
His coach is John Fiege of
Judo Ryu Jacksonville.
San Pablo 5K
The San Pablo 5K for play
and 2.5K fun run will take
place Saturday, May 24 begin-
ning at 7:30 a.m. at the
SeaWalk Pavilion in Jax Beach.
Registration is available
online for $15 at Active.com
(search for San Pablo
Elementary 5K) or on race day'
for $20 starting at 6:30 a.m. at
the Red Cross Lifeguard Station.
All proceeds benefit the San
Pablo Elementary playground
renovation project.
Awards will be presented for
top overall and masters male
and female, plus top three win-
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triathlons took place last Saturday at Mickler's Landing in
Ponte Vedra Beach. Nearly 400 competitors took part in
the event, which features aquarter-mile ocean swim, a 10.5-mile
bicycle race and a 3.1-mile run. DeLand native Sara McLarty
recorded the fastest time of the day (51:13) to win the women's
title. On the men's side, Atlantic Beach's Steve Petitt edged
James Sweeney by .13 seconds to capture the men's crown. The
next race in the series is scheduled for June 14.

LEFT: Jacksonville's James Sweeney finished first in the bike
race with a time of 23:50, but placed second overall in the
men's competition to Atlantic Beach's Steve Petitt.

ABOVE: Libby Bergman, of St. Augustine, removes her swim
cap while running through the transition area following the
ocean swim. She completed the triathlon in 1:02:01.

RIGHT: Sara McLarty hustles through the transition area as she
gets ready for the 10.5-mile bike race.


The Beaches Soccer League
will conduct registration for the
fall 2008 season until July 19
during regular business hours at
The Soccer Stop, 1518 North
3rd St. in Jax Beach.
BSL is a recreational soccer
league for players 4 to 12 years
old (players must turn 4 prior
to Sept. 4, 2008). Registration
fee is $60 (checks payable to
Fletcher High School) and the
fee includes uniform shirt,
socks and eight-game season.
Fall season starts the week of
Aug. 19 and all games are
played on Tuesday and
Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m.
at San Pablo Elementary, across
from Fletcher High.
Proceeds from the league sup-
port the girls and boys soccer
programs at Fletcher High. For
more information contact Mike
Levine by e-mail at
levinem@duvalschools.org or
by phone at 635-8969.

The Ponte Vedra Soccer Club
is conducting registration for its
fall season until June 30.
Children must turn 4 by July
31, 2008 in order to participate.
Season will start Sept. 6 and
end Nov. 8 (for U-14 teams and
under). For U-15 and above,
season begins Aug. 15 and ends
For more information visit
PonteVedraSoccerClub.com or
contact Eileen via e-mail at

Surf Camp
The city of Neptune Beach is
offering NB Surf Camp 2008 for
all beginner surfers ages 7 to 17.
Camp is scheduled for Monday-
Friday from 8:30 a.m. until
11:30 a.m. where Florida Blvd.
meets the ocean.
Camp sessions are June 9-13;
June 16-20; June 23-27; June
30-July 4 and July 7-11.
Ocean safety, surf fitness and
circuit training will be covered
during the camp. Healthy
snacks and plenty of hydration
provided for campers. A goodie
bag, T-shirt and the use of a
beginner's board included in
the camp fee of $165 per ses-
For more information, con-
tact Julie at 246-7357.

Football Camps
Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro
running back Fred Taylor will be
the featured instructor at the
Offense-Defense Football Camp
June 15-19 at Jacksonville
Now in its 40th season of
conducting the only full-contact
football camp in the country, O-
D, the official camp of the NFL
Coaches Association, will con-
duct camps in 35 cities featuring
instruction from some of the
top talent and top minds in the
For more information or to
register for the camp, visit web-
site o-d.com or phone (843)
903-1888. Cost is $695 for sleep-
over camp, $580 for extended
day camp, and $460 for day

camp. Registration deadline is
May 31.

The second annual Bring It
Youth Football Camp, hosted by
Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker
Mike Peterson and free of
charge for 250 youngsters, will
take place Saturday, May 31 at
Ribault High in Jacksonville.
Camp provides boys and girls
ages 8-17 a chance to be
coached by Peterson and fellow
Jaguars David Garrard, Drayton
Florence, Greg Jones, Fred
Taylor, Rashean Mathis, John
Henderson and Daryl Smith.
Camp takes place from 9 a.m.
until 2 p.m. and emphasizes
fundamentals, form, technique
and different aspects of each
position along with good sports-
Campers should wear T-shirt,
tennis shoes (or cleats if avail-
able), shorts and bring a towel.
Pre-registration strongly
encouraged. Forms available at
mikepeterson54.com. For more
information, visit website or
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Music in Courtyard
Music in the Courtyard,
200 First Street, Neptune
Beach, is played from 7-10
p.m. every Friday through the
end of October. The evening
of community fun is free,
open to the public and spon-
sored by The Shoppes at 200
First Street. For information,
call 249-2922.

Moonlight Movies
The annual Moonlight
Movies Series opens with
"Jaws" May 23. The classic
films are shown from 9-11
p.m. at the Sea Walk Pavilion
in Jacksonville Beach. The
subsequent three are "Shrek"
May 30, "The African Queen"
June 6 and "Poltergeist" June
13. A jax4kids.com play area
is open for youngsters from 6-
8 p.m. each of the four Friday
Moonlight Movies evenings.

Gallery Exhibition
A gallery exhibition, the
Best of Show winner from the
December 2007 member
exhibition, will be held May
23-July 5 at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach,
50 Executive Way. Opening
night, from 6:30-8 p.m. May
23, is free to the community.
For information, visit

Cemetery guided tours
Cemetery Recovery &
Preservation Trust of
Jacksonville,.Inc., is hosting
guided tours of Old 'City
Cemetery, Jacksonville's
largest collection of pre-1880s
headstones, at 10 a.m. and 1
p.m. Saturday, May 24, and 1
p.m. Sunday, May 25.
Admission is $8, and tours
last two hours. Call 904-309-
0462 for information.

Complimentary golf
Slammer & Square, an offi-
cial golf course of the World
Golf Hall of Fame at World
Golf Village, will host "Play
Golf America Day" Saturday,
May 24, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Golfers of all skill levels will
have the opportunity to
receive complimentary pro-
fessional instruction. Also,
free sodas and hot dogs will
be available throughout the
For more information, call
904-940-6088 or visit the
events calendar at

Writing workshop
Pathway to Writing
Success, a writing workshop,
will be held June 7 from 9:15
a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the
Center for Positive Living,
1795 Old Moultrie Road, St.
Augustine. Call 825-3600 for
information and workshop

Wood arts and crafts
A presentation of wood arts
and crafts is on display at the
Beaches Branch Library, 600
Third St., Neptune Beach,
through May. The exhibit,
presented by the Northeast
Florida Woodcarvers Guild,
consists of birds, figurines,
fish, boots and assorted nov-
elty items. The works are cons
tributions from artists such as
Bud Evans, Fred Collins,
Gatha Gilbert, Steve
Houston, Glen Frazier and
Bob Sey.

'Cats' returns
The musical "Cats" will be
performed at the Times
Union Center's Moran
Theater June. 27-29.
Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday,
2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and
1:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets range in price from
$32 to $60.50. Discounts are
available for groups of 15 or
40 by calling 632-3228. To
order tickets by phone with a.
credit card, call the Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville Box Office at
632-3373. Tickets are also
available online at
www.artistseries.fccj .org.

Free Tuesdays at Cummer
Admission to the Cummer
Museum of Art & Gardens is
*free every Tuesday from 4-9
p.m., sponsored by AT&T.
The Cummer Museum is at
829 Riverside Ave.,
Jacksonville. Call 356-6857 or
visit www.cummer.org.


Deam led in the ring, foxhole

n a wrestling ring or a fox-
hole, John Deam led by

His fierce competitiveness
served him well as a champi-
onship wrestler at the
University of Florida and as a
company commander at the
Battle of the Bulge.
As a college senior, Deam
captured a middleweight
wrestling title by using an
incapacitating headlock on
University of Miami opponent
George Reichgott.
According to a newspaper
account of the state tourna-
ment match, held March 30,
1934, at the St. Augustine
YMCA, "Reichgott completely
exhausted from the headlock
... collapsed and had to be
carried from the mat and the
Deam won a' silver wrestling
belt at the state Amateur
Athletic Union (AAU) event,
and reportedly was "the class
of the Florida entries.."
Almost 10 years later on
Jan. 4, 1945, the former
Jacksonville Beach resident
died heroically charging a pair
of German machine gun nests
in the snow-covered forests of
the Ardennes.
For his extreme gallantry
under fire, Deam, 34, was
posthumously awarded the
Distinguished Service Cross,
the Army's second highest
decoration for heroism.

Distinguished Service Cross

A call to duty

Deam met his future wife,
Harrnet Wellington of
Jacksonille Beach, at
Jacksonville's Landon High
School in the early 1930s.
"Mother rode the train to
Landon and her uncle was the
engineer," John Deam Jr.
recalled in a recent phone
Deam Jr., now living in
Winter Garden, Fla., was 6
years old when his father was
killed leading a bayonet

charge in Belgium.
Like his younger sister,
Harriet Turner of Jacksonville
Beach, he has fuzzy memories
of a man Who left behind a
wife and three.small children
to serve his country in World
War II.
"As I grew older, I resented
the fact that he re-upped,"
Tmrner, now in her 60s, said.
"My mother tried to explain
to me that it was the times.
Men like my father saw it as
their duty. They didn't feel
that they were deserting their
family. They wanted to make a
better world for them to live
Turner's father took ROTC
classes in college and was
commissioned a second lieu-
tenant in the Army Reserves.
Deam's degree in chemical
engineering, however, wasn't a
guarantee of steady employ-
ment during the Depression.
"Things were pretty tough,"
Deam Jr. said. "The best job he
could get was as a Coca-Cola
In 1935, according to "For
God, Country and Coca-
Cola," an unauthorized histo-
ry of the soft drink giant,
Coca-Cola stock sold at $200 a
share and the popular soda
pop "held a central place in
American culture."
Deam worked out of Coca-
Cola's New York office before
the war. When he decided to
re-enlist in August 1942, he

See DEAM, B-2

photo courtesy of DEAM FAMILY
1st Lt. John Deam was captain of the University of Florida
wrestling team and an Olympic Trials finalist. He commanded a
rifle company of Army paratroopers in the Battle of the Bulge.

The City of Jacksonville
Beach kicks off its seventh
annual Moonlight Movies
series today at 9 p.m. with the
classic 1975 action-adventure
The free event runs every
Friday night through June 13
at the SeaWalk Pavilion.
"This summer's line-up
brings you jaw-wrenching sus-
pense, a fairy tale adventure, a
romantic wartime voyage and
even a portal into another
world," said Marilyn Matejcek,
special events coordinator for
Jacksonville Beach.
"We encourage everyone to
get into the theme of each
movie and come prepared to
have fun."
All films are projected on a
large screen and seating is first-
come, first-served.
Lawn chairs and blankets are
encouraged. Food and resfesh-
ments are sold during the film.
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Jax4kids.com will host a play-
land from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Upcoming films include
"Shrek" on Friday, May 30,
"The African Queen" on
Friday, June 6, and
"Poltergeist" on Friday, June
"Jaws" is based on Peter
Benchley's best-selling novel. It
was director Stephen
Spielberg's first hit.
When initially released in
the summer of 1975, more
than 67 million Americans
went to see the movie, making
it the first summer blockbuster.
The movie was so successful
that it spawned three sequels
and a lot of knock-offs.
Nominated for Best Picture,
it won an Oscar for Best
Original Music.
"Shrek" became an immedi-
ate classic after its release in
the summer of 2001. Voiced by
Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy,
Cameron Diaz and John
Lithgow, this ogre-sized ani-

mated adventure is recom-
mended for the entire family. It
was the first film to win an
Academy Award for Best
Animated Feature.
"The African Queen" (1952)
was Humphrey Bogart's fourth
film with director John Huston
and his performance in it was
very likely the best in his career
as well as the one that finally
won him an Academy Award
for Best Actor.
Bogart's leading lady,
Katherine Hepburn, nominat-
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sonal conflict with. a warmth,
humor, and tenderness rarely
seen in films.
Filmed on location in central
Africa, except for scenes where
Bogart and Hepburn were actu-
ally in the water, the crew
experienced various perils
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Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and the Alhambra Dinner
Theatre are joining forces to perform Meredith Willson's "The
Music Man" May 29-31 at Jacoby Hall. Call 354-5547 for details.

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Deam: Leaped at the chance to join the Army paratroopers in December '42

Cont. from B-1
moved his family back to
Jacksonville Beach so they
could be closer to his wife's
family, the Wellingtons.
Harriet Deam's father, Ivan
Wellington Sr., was the city
engineer for Jacksonville
Beach. Her mother rari a tea
room out of their oceanfront
home on 9th Avenue North.
The Deams purchased a
modest home at 1171 3rd
Ave. No., in what was then
known as the Pine Grove sec-
tion of Jacksonville Beach.
"We still have the original
deed," Deam Jr. said.
Natural born leader

In the summer of 1942,
John Deam reported to the
Army's Barrage Balloon
Training Center at Camp
Tyson, Tenn.
Barrage balloons, which
were used during the D-Day
invasion, were a new form of
defensive warfare. But Deam,
who had briefly coached the
Florida wrestling team in col-
lege, sought a bigger chal-
In December 1942, he vol-
unteered for the paratroopers,
a new infantry concept mod-
eled after a German unit.
A two-time state champion
wrestler and an alternate on
the 1932 U.S. Olympic
wrestling team, Deam was a
formidable athlete and a natu-
ral born leader.
Deam leaped at the chance
to attend the Army's then-
experimental jump school at
Fort Benning, Ga.
After earning his silver
jump wings, Deam was

photo courtesy of DEAM FAMILY
Pvt. Ivan "Sonny" Wellington
Jr., the brother of Harriet
Deam, was killed in action in
Germany on Feb. 25, 1945.
Wellington was valedictorian of
the Fletcher Class of 1942.
assigned to the 513th
Parachute Infantry Regiment,
which was first activated at
Fort Benning in January 1943.
According to a unit history
at ww2-airbome.us, the 513th
trained in advanced infantry
tactics at Fort Bragg, N.C., and
Camp Mackall, N.C., before
being permanently attached
to the 17th Airborne Division
in March 1944.
Deam spent a short time
with his family, including his
newborn daughter, Connie,
before shipping off for
England in August 1944.
Turner said her father was a
gregarious individual who
rode a motorcycle and was
"the life of the party" at social
"Mother was not happy
that he went to war," Deam
Jr., a Fletcher High graduate,

Before her husband went
overseas, Harriet Deam's
brother-in-law, Navy Lt.
Leonard Johnson, was shot
down in the South Pacific
near Wake Island.
The commander of a
bomber squadron, Johnson
had married Connie
Wellington in March 1943.
Weeks before his death in
May 1944, Johnson had been
cited for the Navy's
Distinguished Flying Cross.
He received the award posthu-
Charging from the front
Deam was a first lieutenant
in Easy Company, 2nd
Battalion, 513th PIR, when
the 17th Airborne was finally
committed to combat in
December 1944.
According to a unit history,
the 17th was flown to France
"in spectacular night flights,
then hastily trucked into
Belgium," around Christmas.
"On Dec. 16, 1944, the
Germans launched a surprise
offensive through the
Ardennes Forest, which
caught the Allies completely
by surprise. Upon arriving,
the 513th PIR and other ele-
ments of the 17th were
attached to Patton's Third
From Christmas to Jan. 3,
1945, the 17th "marched
through the snow" to relieve
the 11th Armored Division.
The 513th's baptism of fire
came on Jan. 3, 1945, when
Patton ordered the unit to
seize the town of Flamierge,
"where the 11th Armor had

encountered brutal resistance
from the Germans."
"Almost immediately, after
the regiments jumped off,
they encountered a relentless
fusillade of mortars," the unit
history says.
"E Company of the 513th
lost three commanders in
consecutive order while strug-
gling forward."
Deam was in a foxhole with
the lead platoon when the
order was given to fix bayo-
nets and engage enemy gun
emplacements in the woods
outside the town of Mande-St.
Etienne, Belgium.
"In a matter of minutes,
almost the entire battalion,
more than 600 trained troop-
ers, were pinned down, belea-
guered and helpless in the
snow-covered fields," former
Easy Company Lt. Dick
Manning recalled in an online
According to Kirk Ross'
book "The Sky Men: A
Parachute Rifle Company's
Story of the Battle of the
Bulge," Deam radioed
Manning, his third platoon
commander, saying, "fix bayo-
nets, and go on in."
"Don't worry," Deam
added. "I'll start them off
According to Deam's cita-
tion for the Distinguished
Service Cross, "Lt. Deam bold-
ly led his reserve company in
a bayonet assault up an open,
snow-covered slope and suc-
ceeded in reaching the edge of
the woods.
"There when his company
was pinned down by machine
gun fire, he advanced alone
and destroyed a machine gun

nest, killing the crew with
grenades. He charged a second
gun but was killed by enemy
Manning's platoon and
another under the direction of
Lt. Samuel Calhoun followed
Deam's heroic lead over 250
yards of exposed territory and
eventually routed the enemy,
"killing or capturing 225
German soldiers," according
to Manning's memoir.
In another online remem-
brance, former Army medic
Bill Lynch described the scene
three days later at Mande-St.
Etienne, where the Army had
set up a battalion aid station.
"The noise of screaming
meanies, 88's, burp guns and
small-arms fire was continu-
ous," Lynch recalled.
"The front line was only
100 to 200 yards in front of
us. Beyond that was a frozen,
snow-covered field of 200
yards or so. On the other side
of the field, in a clump of
woods on the high ground,
was the enemy."
Lynch was describing the
gauntlet Deam had run in his
final minutes.
"From what I had seen,"
Lynch added, "I thought our
front line had been decimated
and that the enemy could
walk on through.
"Fortunately that didn't
happen because the 17th had
delivered an equally or per-
haps a more destructive
'Inspiration to his men'
Deam's remains were
returned to the states and
reburied in a family plot in

Gay, Ga. Deam's wife and
three children, then ages 6, 3
and seven months, attended
the service, which included
full military honors.
A memorial service for
Deam also was held at St.
Paul's By-the-Sea Episcopal
Church in Jacksonville Beach.
At the time of his death,
Deam had been recommend-
ed for a promotion to captain,
a title he held on the Gators
wrestling team a decade earli-
In 1953, the 11-story, brick
Century Tower on the UF
campus was re-dedicated to
alumni who died in World
War II.
According to Deam's cita-
tion for the Distinguished
Service Cross, which was pre-
sented to Harriet Deam in
August 1945, Maj. Gen.
Edward Witsell wrote, "Lt.
Deam's heroic action lives on
as an inspiration to his men.
"The courage he displayed,
his fearless determination and
supreme devotion to duty are
in keeping with the highest
traditions of the service."

Memorial Day Service:
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host Fleet Reserve Association
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branches of the military for
Memorial Day.
The services will be May
26,.There will be a full color
guard, laying of wreaths at the
Veterans Memorial and a
guest speaker at 1500 Main
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An exhibit of laminated
wood sculptures by David
Engdahl ends May 24 at the
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
If you have not seen
Engdahl's works make an
etfort to see them this week-
end. It is the most extraordi-
nary and skillful wood carving
I have seen.
Ideas from nature, such as a
ram's head, tree roots and
trunks are skillfully carved anc
polished into beautiful works
of art. If you miss this show,
Engdahl's art is included in
the new exhibit at the
University Gallery at the
University of North Florida.
"Sculpture: Derivatives" is
a national sculpture invita-
tional exhibit exhibiting the
works of twenty-seven artists
from about eight states
The exhibit, which opened
last week, includes more than
marble, modeling clay or
metal. It includes installation
body art, performance art,
text-based works, photography
and videos. See this exhibit
through June 15. Gallery
hours are Monday to Thursday
from 1 to 5 p.m. and Friday
from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call
"Jet Set - Works by Ryon
Strosser" will open at the
Cultural Center on Friday,
May 30, with a reception from
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Meet the artist and listen to
the music of the Eric Riehm
Claire Robitaille and Nofa
Dixon opened a new exhibit
last'night at South Gallery of
Florida Community College.
The exhibit features ceramics
by Dixon and mixed
media/fiber art wall hangings
by Robitaille.
Gallery hours are Monday
to Wednesday from 10 a.m. tc
4 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m.
to 7 p.m. Call 644-4023 for
S"At First-Sight" opens
.t-night at Stellers Gallery
Anne\ at Neptune Beach.
Featured will be the works of
Enrique Mora, local artist
whose works are colorful
voluptuous renditions of the
female figure.
Mora obviously loves
women as women in all posi-
tions and colors and sizes are
his main subject. Strong,
bright colors reflect his Latin

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background. ,
Of Puerto Rican heritage, .
Mora inherits his talent from
his father who is a painter.
Mora's works can also be seen
at Ocean 60. Meet the artist at
a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
at Stellers Annex, 200 First
Street, Neptune Beach. Call
. . ,
"Co-Action," an exhibit of 2
ceramics and printmaking by
professors and students from
y the University of North
Florida, opened last week at
the Adele Grage Cultural
y Center.
Eleven students and two
teachers exhibit professional
and beautiful works from their
printmaking and ceramics
classes. The works are decora-
tive and utilitarian and beauti-
fully presented.
See this exhibit through
May 30 at 716 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. Call 247-5828.
A summer camp will be held
at the Center starting June 16.
All children will receive lunch
while attending camp. Each
child will receive a camp T-
shirt. Classes will be from 9:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
Register by calling 247-5828.
* * * Internationally renowned artist
The last meeting of the year Gallery Annex in Neptune Beac
of the Jacksonville
Watercolor Society will take contains not only paintings of
place May 27 at Francesca's contains no only paintings of
home, 100 Lamplighter Lane, dogs and cats, but wall clocks,
home, 100 Lamplighter Lane, ceramics, cards, jewelry and
Ponte Vedra Beach. This meet- ceramics, cards, jewelry and
ing will include a Pot Luck much more. The gallery is at
ing will include a Pot Luck 24 q.ina r2 &, eetNept , =
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cers. Call 273-298.7. , i- .. eac. ., .,
"Paws and Claws" will con- You can still buy tickets to
tinue at First Street Gallery an evening of Mbonlight and
through June 2. A portion of Music and enjoy music under
the proceeds from this exhibit the stars at the dinner and an
will go to the Humane Society. outside concert by the
For the duration of the Jacksonville Symphony
exhibit, the gallery will be a Orchestra at the TPC
drop-off place for dog and cat Clubhouse, Pont Vedra
treats and toys. The exhibit Beach.e
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and Jacksonville resident Enrique Mora will open his newest exhibit, "At First Sight," today at Stellers
oh. A reception is from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. The exhibit will run through June 9 at 200 First Street.

today and will benefit the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra. Tickets are being sold
for both inside and outside
tables. An auction with prizes.
such as symphony tickets,
trips, dinners and jewelry will
be included. Call 280-0614.
0* *
"Precious Gifts of Asian
Art" will be on display at the
Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens through September.
Among the gifts you will find
are Japanese scroll paintings,
Han Dynasty ceramic horses,
Ming Dynasty jars and net-

suke and inro objects.
On June 3, the Cummer will
present a panel discussion,
"New View: The Many Faces
.,, the gt. Jglns Riypr.-"
SParticipants in the discus-
sion will be from the
Riverkeepers, Douglas
Anderson Schools of the Arts,
JAXPORT, UNF and the
Cummer. Economic, historical
and aesthetic influences of the
river will be discussed. Call
356-6857 for summer camp
The Museum o
The Museum of

Contemporary Art will be
closed on Memorial Day. On
Wednesday, May 28, new
members are invited to an ori-
entation talk from 6 to 7 p.m.
On Wednesday, May 28,
from 6 to 7 p.m. you can learn
more about MOCA member-
Enjoy appetizers compli-
ments of Turtle Island Natural
Foods and a welcome tour
with museum educator Kelly
Eason. Call 366-6911, ext.
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and several close brushes with
wild animals and poisonous
The film "White Hunter,
Black Heart" staring Clint
Eastwood was a thinly fiction-
alized account of the filming
of African Queen.

"Poltergeist" (1982) is a hor-
ror/thriller classic written and
produced by Steven Spielberg
and directed by Tobe Hooper.
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nothing major.)
The fourth "Indiana
SJones" movie is as much
fun as you'd hope it
would be.
But when you think about
the movie later, it holds up
like one of those bridges that
Indy and his gang manage to ..:
cross just before it collapses.
So let's cover the flaws first.
* "Indiana Jones and the
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
- Whew, that title is almost
as long as the movie! What's
more, since said kingdom isn't
really the movie's main point,
this might be the film to
haveits MacGuffin in the title.
* Some of the more herald-
ed actors come off as light-
weight. As a Russian villainess,
acclaimed Cate Blanchett
seems to be working out her
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takes more than a pompadour,
a cap, and a sneer to emulate
Marlon Brando in "The Wild
* Even my 11-year-old son
noted that the movie's major
set-piece is at least partially
lifted from the recent
"National Treasure 2." And
the movie's climactic fire-
works - like the similar end-
ing of "Raiders of the Lost
Ark" - practically show us the
scriptwriter ("Jurassic Park's"

David Koepp) shrugging his
shoulders once he reaches the
All of that said, the movie
rates as one of Indy's best
The movie brings Indy
(Harrison Ford, aging quite
well) under the scrutiny of
both the FBI and Russia's KGB
when he inadvertently aids an
old pal in the pursuit of the
titular and powerful Crystal
Despite his best effort to
stick his neck out for no one,
Indy gets caught up in the
hunt for the famed orb.
(Oh, and Indy's love interest
from "Raiders," Marion [Karen
Allen], makes a welcome
return. But far be it from me
to disclose how she gets
woven into the'plot.)
The movie is set in 1957
and makes vague nods to that
era's interests in
McCarthyism, UFO's, and psy-
chic power. But all the
"Happy Days" blather is even-

tually ditched in favor of
heart-pounding stunts, and in
that department, the movie is
well up to the level of its
The thrills include: an
entire fake city that almost
gets Indy nuked (the movie's
least plausible set-piece); car
chases and swordfights that
seem homages to exec-produc-
er George Lucas' "Star Wars"
series; and the biggest bleepin'
colony of killer ants you'll
ever see.
Like the famed dancing.
bear, the truth that a new
Indy adventure is no longer
novel, is less impressive than
the fact that Ford, Lucas, and-
director Steven Spielberg
pulled it off at all. Like its
three-quel prequel, "Crystal
Skull" is adrenaline-packed
"Indiana Jones and the
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
is rated PG-13 for adult lan-
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a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m.,
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9:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m., Noon, 12:30, 1:00,
1:30, 3:15, 3:45, 4:15, 4:45, 6:30, 7:00,
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Speed Racer. Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs.,
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What Happens in Vegas. Rated PG13.
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Iron Man. Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 9:35
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Made of Honor. Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
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Baby Mama. Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
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Harold & Kumar Escape from
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Rated R.
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Atlantic Beach Experimental
Theatre presents this pro-
duction at 8 p.m. today and
Saturday at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Call
249-7177 for reservations
and ticket information.

STAR" - This musical is
staged at 8 p.m. every
Tuesday through Sunday
and 11 a.m. every Saturday
and noon every Sunday
through June 1 at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Doors open
two hours prior to curtain.
Tickets range from $39 to
$46 for dinner and the show.
Call 641-1212.
Players by the Sea
Community theater will
hold auditions at 7 p.m.
June 16 for the 2008-09 sea-
son opener "Sweeney Todd"

at 106 6th Street N.,
Jacksonville Beach.
Auditioners must prepare a
classical musical theatre
song to demonstrate strong
musical ability or choose a
song performed as a specific
character in the proper
dialect. Roles include a male
age 40-50 with a bass bari-
tone, Mrs. Nellie Lovett; a
female age 30-50 mezzo
sopranao, Anthony Hope;
male age 18-30 tenor or bari-
tone, Johanna; female 18-30
character soprano, Tobias
Ragg; male teen-20'a high
tenor, Judge Turpin; male
40-50 bass baritone, Beadle
Bamford; male 20-40 tenor,
Begga Woman; female 30-40
soprano, Adolfo Pirelli; male
30's tenor and eight to 10
males and females ages 18-
60's to portray a variety of
townspeople from lords, 1
adies, policemen, lunatics,
etc. Rehearsals start begin-
ning of July. Call 249-0289
or visit www.playersbythe-

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Youth of the Beaches Art. Guild announces auditions for "Suessical the Musical," on Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, with call
backs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fletcher High School Auditorium. Ages 9-18. Everyone gets a part. Prepare a song, bring picture and
resume. An accompanist will be provided. $50 application fee. Six-week summer theatre program June 16 - July 24 (weeknight
evening rehearsals). Performances July 25 -26. For more details, call Marina Alley at 608-4196.

'Gillian' caps its run this weekend

"To Gillian on Her 37th
Birthday," a comedy/drama by
Michael Brady and directed by
Carson Merry Baillie, opened
to a nearly full house on
Friday, May 9.
In the play, David, a widow-
er (played by Wesley Nielson)
and his teenage daughter
Rachel (Morgan Williams) live
in a small-beach house.
Rachel's best friend Cindy

(Jenna Downs) has an adoles-
cent crush on David.
Gillian's sister, Ester (Karen
Garrett) and husband Paul
(oe Fine) try to help David by
introducing him to a young
woman named Kevin (Sarah
David is still grieving from
the tragic boating accident
which killed his wife Gillian
Rebecca Williams.) There are
several surprises here so I
won,t spoil it with any more

The stage is set with a small
shingled cottage opening onto
the beach. The playing surface
of the stage is covered with
real sand and it blends into a
large beach mural which
includes a lighthouse in the
Garrett, a frequent ABET
performer, uses her terrific act-
ing range to full effect in this
play. Fine, an ABET regular,
provides the comic relief with

Gillian is beautifully played
by Williams, who painted the
stage scenes.
Morgan Williams, Downs
and Pinter are making their
ABET debuts.
I highly recommend this
very entertaining and satisfy-
ing production. It runs at 8
p.m. today and Saturday at
716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. Call 249-7177 for reser-


African Dance Classes at
Galimore Center
African dance and move-
nient classes"a orefferefd 'ofi
6,30-8 p.miO eiry Wedrei at the Willie Galimore Center
in St. Augustine through May
28. Elizabeth Chesek, program
director for the St. Johns
County Council on Aging, and
Nicole Muro lead participants
through warmups, beats and
movement breakdowns accom-
panied by live drum music.
Each session is $10, with all
proceeds going to support the
SJCCOA. Call 904-209-3640 for

Cruise Rally
A cruise rally for 2009's
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center Cruise will be held at 1
p.m. Friday, May 30. A cruise
representative will be there,
and there will be special dis-
counts for same-day signees.
The cruise is scheduled for May
2-9, 2009, on Norwegian
Cruise Lines. Prices start at
$845 per person.

Tickets are being sold for the
first OLLI Gala, to be held from
6-11 p.m. May 31 at the Hyatt
Regency Riverfront. OLLI, the
Osher Lifelong Learning
Institute at the University of
North Florida, serves seniors 50
and above through UNE
Tickets cost $100; cocktails,
dinner, live music, dancing
and a silent auction are includ-
ed in the ticket price. Proceeds
will help support
Transformational Learning
Opportunities (TLO) and the
UNF Foundation for OLLI. For

tickets and information, call
Billie Lombardo at 620-1159 or
the customer care team at 620-
2Ofi, or"lbg" oetb ww.iifi fol-
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Stop Scams
The Seniors Vs. Crime pro-
gram is available to seniors at
The Players Community Senior
Center, 175 Landrum Lane,
Ponte Vedra Beach, and the
Coastal Community Center,
180 Marine St., St. Augustine.
The program was developed by
the Office of the Attorney
General to educate seniors
against scams and assist them
as needed. A Seniors Vs. Crime
representative is available
from 10 a.m.-noon every
Wednesday at the Coastal
Community Center and from
11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Thursday
at The Players. Those with
questions or concerns are wel-
come to'call the Marine Street
center at 904-209-3700 or The
Players at 904-280-3753.

Ballroom Dancing
Ballroom Dancing is offered
at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday
at the Beaches Senior Center,
281 19th Avenue S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$5. For information, call 241-

Intergenerational Bridge
Camp ,
The Players Community
Senior Center, 175 Landrum
Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, offers
an intergenerational bridge
camp from 10 a.m.-noon June
16-27. Seniors are encouraged
to bring their children, grand-
children, nieces, nephews and

teenaged friends. No experi-
ence is necessary. A minimum
of eight junior players is
required, and pre-registratido
is necessary. All juniors receive
free bridge textbooks. There
will be a tournament for a tro-
phy the last day. The fully-
funded program is provided at
no cost to the participants.
Call The Players Senior
Community Center at 904-
280-3233 for information, or
contact ACBL-accredited
bridge teacher Faye Barkin
through www.bridgeandpok-
er.com, by e-mail to
cards@bridgeandpoker.com or
by phone at 321-308-6856.

Council on Aging Free
Free classes for seniors in
yoga, line dance, ballroom
dancing, square dancing,
Scottish country dance, art in
the garden and art in nature
are available at the Coastal
Community Center, 180
Marine St., St. Augustine. Call
Pam Melfi for times and dates
at 209-3646.

Class of '48
The Duncan U. Fletcher
Senior High School Class of
1948 will celebrate its 60th
reunion June 27-28. Anyone
who's interested should call
George Goodloe at 241-9526.

Beaches Senior Center
The Beaches Senior Center,
281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, has different programs
each day. On an on-going
basis, Uno is played at 8:30
a.m. each week day. Bridge is
played from 9-11:30 a.m.

Tuesday and. Thursday and
from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday,
with a Bridge class at 1 p.m.
Tuesdy'.' CtHlif&' is offeftd'A
9 a.m. Monday-Wednesdays,
and Bingo is played at 10 a.m.
each week day. Exercise classes
are offered at 9:30 a.m. and
10:30 a.m. Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, and
beach walks are taken at 9 a.m.
Monday-Friday. Computer
classes are offered from 1-2:30
p.m. Monday and 12:30-1:30
p.m. Wednesday, and Mah
Jong is played from 12:30-3:30
p.m. Thursday. A Line Dancing
Class is offered at 1:30 p.m.
Monday. Word puzzles/trivia
and the treadmill are available
every day. UNF nursing stu-
dents visit the center Tuesday.
Lunch reservations must be
made three days in advance.
For information or to make a
lunch reservation, call 241-

Current Issues
The Players Community
Senior Center hosts a Current
Issues Discussion Group that
meets every Monday from
10:45-11:45 a.m. at 175
Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra
Beach. The group provides an
informative forum in which to
share ideas, solutions and
insights on what's happening
in the world today. Call 280-
3233 for information.

Intermediate Tap
Intermediate Tap by Jane is
offered at the Neptune Beach'
Senior Activity Center from 10-
10:45 a.m. Monday. Call Jane
at 241-0432 for required regis- ,

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The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. 904-249-
3338, Tonight DJ Jade spins old
wave and 80's retro from 10
p.m. to close. On the other side
DJ Infader plays hip hop and
Top 40 songs form 10 p.m. to
close. Every Saturday DJ Marco
entertains with Top 40 and
dance tunes from 9 p.m. to 2
a.m. He is joined by DJ Wes
Reed spinning 80's, remixes and
mash-ups from 10 p.m. until
Acoustic rock with Charlie
Walker, Funktion and Acme in
the main bar every Wednesday.
Thursday night is ladies night!
All ladies drink for free 10 p.m.
to 1 a.m. $2 Miller Light and $3
cocktails are offered while DJ
Infader and DJ Wes Reed spin
hip hop and retro. Happy Hour
is Tuesday to Friday from 5 p.m.
to 7 p.m. with two-for-one cock-
tails and $1 off all sushi rolls in
the newly opened sushi bar.
More information available at
www.the-atlantic.com and

Billy's Boathouse Grill, 2321
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach,
241-9771. The band Fourplay
performs rock cover music
tonight from 6 p.m. until 10
p.m. Saturday, May 24 Guitar
Red and the Red Hots perform
blues from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Sunday., Mla 25 Vickv and Hal
perfrom from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Most Dangerous Band with
Reggie Lark performs for Reggae
Sunday from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Celebrate Memonal Day at
Billy's Boathouse Grill with
aucustic guitar blues performed
from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach, 246-
9874. DJs and female imperson-
ators weekly.

Casa Marina Hotel &
Restaurant, 691 North 1st
Street. Jacksonville Beach, 270-
0025. Sunday afternoons from
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. live music
alternates weekly between
Billy Bowers and the Mike
Shackelford Band. Artists will
be entertaining at the rooftop

Culhanes Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
249-9595, Happy Hour is every
Tuesday to Friday from 4 p.m.
oto 7 p.m. Every Wednesday is
-Pub Tnriia starting at 7:30 p.m.
Every Friday live music is per-
formed from 9 p.m. For more
information visit wwwculhane-

Fionn Maccool's Irish Pub
and Restaurant. 333 First St. N..
Jacksonville Beach. 242-9499.
Weekly specials are: Monday
offers $3.50 Guinness all day,
$3.50 Long Island Ice Teas and
Kids Eat Free from 4 p.m. until 8
p.m. il child per adult entree
Tuesday offers $2.50 Miller Lite
all dav, $3.00 Smirnoff drinks
and Kids Eat Free from 4 p.m.
until 8 p.m. i1 child per adult
entree) Wednesday offers $3.50
Stella WVine tasting from 7 p.m.

($10 per person), $4.00 3 Olive
Martinis and Kids Eat Free from
4 p.m. until 8 p.m. (1 child per
adult entree) Thursday offers
$3.00 bottled beer all day, $4.00
Drop Shots Kids Eat Free from 4
p.m. until 8 p.m. (1 child per
adult entree) Friday has $3.00
Yeungling's all day and Kids Eat
Free from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. (1
child per adult entree) Saturday
offers $3.50 Boddingtons all
day. Sunday has $2.50 Blue
Moon, $3.50 Margaritas, $2 off
all appetizers and Sunday
Brunch from 10 a.m. until 2
p.m. Happy Hour is Sunday
through Thursday from 4 p.m.
until 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. until 11
p.m. More information avail-
able at www. maccools.moon-

Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach, 246-BIRD.
Steven Bums Rockfest featur-
ing Hollowpoint Militia, Old
Man Jenkins and Formatta will
be performed tonight. Tickets
will be available at the door.
Saturday, May 24 Where We
Stand (Original Yellowcard
Lineup), Does It Matter and His
Name Is Iron perform.
Tuesday, May 27 10 Years,
One Less Reason and The
Embraced perform an all ages
show. More ticket and perform-
ance information is available at
www.freebirdl ive.com.

Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
Street, Jacksonville Beach Little
Green Men perform 80's hits
torught and Saturday, May 24.
Every Tuesday is Tri\ia Night
followed by Brian Ernst. More
information available at

Mojo Kitchen - "BBQ Pit
and Blues Bar", 150X Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, 247- 6636.
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$15. Contact Mojo Kitchen for
ticket information.

Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tonight and every Friday is
ladies night with no cover
charged. $3 Smirnoffs all night.
DJ \Ves Reed spins hip hop,

dance, electro and remixes in
the OC Bliss room. DJ George
Torres spins your favorite Top
40 songs in the Tiki Bar. Every
Saturday the Infader spins Top
40 music and Mash Ups. Live
music and UFC pay-per-view in
the OC liquor store. $12 premi-
um cocktail pitchers and $15
premium L.I.T. pitchers are
offered. $2 Miller Lights all
night. NFL tickets are available
all day in the OC liquor store on
Sunday. Enjoy industry stan-
dard Sunday nights with: DJ
Capone spinning dance and live
video in the OC Bliss, Lonely
spinning rock & roll in the OC
liquor store and Pili Pill playing
live reggae oceanfront in the
Tiki Bar. More information
available at www.oceanclub-

Paco's Mexican Grill, 331 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach, 208-
5097, Matt Still plays every
Thursday, live music is per-
formed every Friday. 74 Sound
System - Reggae DJ's every
Saturday. Happy Hour Monday
to Friday from 2 p.m. until 5
p.m. Sunday offers drink spe-
cials ard bottomless mimosas.

Urban Flats, 330 A1A N.
Ponte Vedra, 280-5515. Happy
Hour is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
every day. 2 for 1 on all cock-
tails, draft beer, and glasses of
wine. Every Wednesday enjoy
wine tasting from 5 p.m. to 8
p.m. at $12 per person. Live
music performed from p.m.
Enjoy live music starting at 9
p.m. every Thursday. More
information available online at


The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimos host Karaoke-A-
Go-Go every Tuesday. Service
industry drink specials offered,
$2 premiums, drafts, bottles and
house wines. Everybody else
drinks $3 wells and $2 domestic
drafts. All sushi rolls are $1 off.

Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. 1st
St., Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
is held at 9:30 p.m. every

Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 3rd Street S., Jacksonville
Beach. Karaoke every Tuesday,
Wednesday, Saturday and
Sunday with a contest at 11
p.m. every other Thursday.


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Beginning Bird Watching
A park ranger points out important bird
habits, behaviors and identification tech-
niques May 25. The program, which
begins at 1 p.m., starts at the pavilion
behind the Ribault Club on Fort George
Island. The Ribault Club is at 11241 Fort
George Road. No reservations are neces-
sary, and the program is free. For informa,
tion, call 904-251-2320 or visit

Go Girl Yo
A Go Girl Yo program for girls ages 8-13
will .be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday through May 28 at Hollies
Dancin' Dream Studio, Atlantic Beach.
The program promotes fitness and gives
girls coping skills to deal with adolescent
issues in a healthy way. Call Yoga
Instructor Dana Peacher at 904-372-0116
or visit www.dancingposeyoga.com.
Registration is required.

Dancers wanted
A workshop/audition for dancers ages 8
to 11 will be held Saturday, May 31, 1-4
p.m., at Ocean Yoga, 60 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. Connect the Dots Creative
Movement is seeking young dancers for a
small creative movement ensemble. No
experience necessary. The registration fee
is $10. Call Libby Marsh at 521-7097 or e-
mail dotsdance@comcast.net.

Puppet Show and Craft Hour
The GTM Research Reserve hosts a pup-
pet show and craft hour from 10-11 a.m.
May 31 that features author and illustra-
tor Jean Drayovitch. Drayovitch will pres-
ent a puppet show featuring her story,
"Donny Dragonfly." The show will be fol-
lowed by a dragonfly craft activity for par-
ticipants to take home. The event is open
to the public, including large groups.

However, children 3-10 must be accompa-
nied by a parent. Registration is required
by calling the GTM Research Reserve at
904-823-4500. All materials for the event
will be supplied. Admission to the
Environmental Education Center is $2 for
adults and $1 for children 10-17; children
under 10 are free. The Guana Reserve is at
505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra

Beaches Library Children's
Saturday Craft Surprise is held from 11
a.m.-2 p.m. the fist Saturday of each
month. A new and easy craft is offered.
The Beaches Branch Library is at 600
Third St., Neptune Beach. Call 241-1141
for information.

KidZone Children's Worship
KidZone, for ages kindergarten to 4th
grade, will be held from 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Sunday mornings at First Baptist Church,
Jacksonville Beach. KidZone offers gamed,
a Bible story, drama and fun while parents
attend the adult worship service. For
information, call 249-2314.

JCC at Carnegie Hall
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus has
been invited to perform June 29 in New
York's Carnegie Hall. The JCC will join
with other choruses from around North
America to form a festival chorus. That
chorus will be conducted by Darren
Dailey, artistic and executive director of
the JCC. Those who would like to donate
should call 904-346-1636 or e-mail
info@jaxchildrenschorus.com. For infor-
mation, , visit

Art Adventures

Art Adventures on Second Saturdays are
held at the Cummer Museum. Classes in
painting, printmaking, collage and con-
struction with changing themes are
offered. Youngsters can sign up for one
class or for all of them. Second Saturday is
held from 10 a.m.-noon for ages 6 to 12.
The cost to members is $10 per class; for
non-members it's $15 per class.

Teddy Bear Tuesdays
Adventure Landing at 1944 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach, hosts an activity for
toddlers, pre-schoolers and elementary-
aged children called Teddy Bear
Thursday. Each Thursday, from 10-11:30
a.m., children can create their own stuffed
animal at Adventure Landing's Teddy Bear
Factory. For $7.99, a child and his or her
caretaker can select an "animal skin,"
then be involved in the process of stuffing
it, naming it and issuing the new stuffed
animal friend a birth certificate. Kids and
their caretakers get to ride the Wacky
Worm Family rollercoaster, which is
included in the price. Call 246-4386 for

Beaches Branch Library Activities
The Beaches Branch Library, 600 N.
Third St., Neptune Beach, offers a variety
of children's activities. For information,
call 241-1411. The classes include:
*Family Preschool Storytime, 0-5,
Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
*Toddler Time, 19 months-3 years,
Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
*Mother Goose Storytime, birth-19
months, Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
*Preschool Storytime, 3-5 without
adult, Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
*Saturday Craft Surprise, the first
Saturday of each month from 11 a.m.-2

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Name: Baxter
Age: 7 months
Gender: male
Weight: 10 pounds
Breed: Miniature Schnauzer
Coloring: brown, black and

Residence: Jacksonville Beach
Owners: Lauren Spencer
Favorite Food: homemade
potato and leek soup drizzled
over kibble
Favorite pastime: chasing ice
cubes on the kitchen floor


When he's not busy getting to know the other
dogs at the puppy park, stealing socks from
the laundry hamper, or licking all the whipped
cr6me from your Starbucks drink, Baxter likes
to snuggle on the sofa and feign innocence.

To submit vour pet to The Beaches Leadcr Ponte I\'era Leader weekly Pet Tales please
email maccaill@beachesleader.com or call (904) 249-9033 and ask for Kristin. You may
also stop by our office for information, 1114 Beach Blvd, Jackson\ille Beach, Fla. 32250.

Pet Tales wants you!

Actually, Pet Tales wants your pet, whether he
walks, crawls, runs, creeps or jumps.
Whether she purrs, barks, snorts, neighs or hisses.
Whether your pet is furry, slimy, scaly, hairy or prickly.
Whether it has four legs or eight (or none). All we
require is that the pet be legal. And loved.

Aqua East Surf Into
Summer Surf Camp
Aqua East's Surf Into Summer
Surf Camp offers camps in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach that are open to all
ages. Week-long camps will be
held June 9 to Aug. 15. The cost
is $195 per week. Registration is
available online at www.surfin-

Atlantic Beach
Summer Camp
The City of Atlantic Beach
Department of Recreation holds
Registration for summer camp
through May 24. Register at the
Department of Recreation and
Special Events, Adele Grage
Community Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd. Children ages 5-12 may be
registered from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
and 1-4 p.m. Monday through
Friday. For information, call
Camp starts June 16 and fin-
ishes the week before school
begins. Camp runs from 9:30
a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays at the
Donner Park and' Jordan Park
Community Centers. The camp
costs $45 a week per child or a
$50 one-time fee for children
who qualify.
Lunch is included for chil-
dren attending camp. Each
child gets a camp T-shirt.
Anyone interested in attend-
ing the YMCA camp at the
Adele Grage Center should con-
tact the YMCA at 904-543-9622
for information.

Beach Babes
Beach Babes on the Move, a
four-week camp to promote fit-
ness and healthy body image
for all teenage girls, will be held
by Preferred Nutrition Services.
Classes are taught by registered
dietitians and AFAA-certified fit-
ness instructors. Classes will be
held Wednesdays, June 4, 11, 18
and 25, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at
2344 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville
Beach. The cost is $100 for all
sessions. Call 270-1234 for
information and to register.

Beaches Episcopal
Summer Camp
Beaches Episcopal School
Summer Camp will be held
from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 16-20,
June 23-27, July 7-11 and July
14-18 at 1150 5th St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. The camp iss
open to students entering
kindergarten through sixth
The morning program, from
9 a.m.-noon, consists of two
sessions. Afternoon activities
are from 12:30-3 p.m. The total
camp program, from 9 a.m.-3
p.m., costs $190 per week.
Morning camp only, 9 a.m.-
noon, costs $150. Afternoon
activities only, 12:30-3 p.m.,
costs $80.
Contact Dallas Skornia,
Director of Communications, at
246-2466, ext. 121, or at dskor-

Beaches School Camp
The Beaches School in
Neptune Beach offers camp
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for young-

Visit our web
site, www.beach-
for more
Summer Camps.

sters ages 5-11 who will enjoy
adventures, activities, games
and fun. The cost is $t00 per
week, plus a $50 registration
charge. Registration forms are
available at www.thebeachess-
chool.com. The Beaches School
includes Red School House
Preschool and VPK, 419 5th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Beaches School VPK and K-9 is
at 2049 Florida Blvd., Neptune
Beach. For information, call

Beech Summer Camp
Bud Beech Summer Camp at
Nease High School is for boys
and girls ages 6-15. Nine ses-
sions will be available starting
June 16. All sessions are held
Monday through Thursday.
There are five camps from
which to choose: Basketball,
Soccer, Flag Football,
Dance/Gymnastics and
A half-day session (9 a.m.-
noon or 12:30-3 p.m.) costs
$55. A full-day session (9 a.m.-3
p.m.) is $95.
Download an application at
www.budbeech.com or request
one by email at beechjr@com-

Christ Episcopal
Church Summer
Summer Camp at Christ
Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan
Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, is
open to children entering
kindergarten to fifth grade.
Camp runs from 8:30 a.m.-
5:30 p.m Monday-Friday.
Offered are field trips, bowling,
movies, arts & crafts, outdoor
games, beach games, swimming
and more.
For information, call 316-

-o, Cultural Center,at,
- P6rite Vedra Beachi:
*Culinary Camps for ages 6-
15 will be held June 16-20, June
23-27 and July 7-11 at A. Chef's
Cooking Studio, 145 Hilden
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Hours
for ages 6-9 are 9 a.m.-noon; for
ages 10-15, it's 1-4 p.m.
Each camp will be taught by a
professional chef. Campers
must be free of food allergies.
The cost to members is $225.
For non-members, it's $275.
There's a $15 sibling discount.
To register, call the Cultural
Center at 280-0614, ext. 204.
*Weekly Art Camps will be
held June 23-Aug. 15. Mellow
D's will run June 23-27, Hodge
Podge Collage June 30-July 3,
Wild about Animals July 7-11,
3-Dimension Invention July 14-
18, Mini Masters Meet Modern
Art July 21-25, Painted Pinatas

& Mini Maracas July 28-Aug. 1,
Kicking and Screaming Aug. 4-8
and It's All an Act Aug. 11-15.
The 4-5-year-old camps run 9
a.m.-noon, 6-9-year-old camps
will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
All youngsters should bring
The cost to the youngest
group is $90 for members and
$110 for non-members. For the
older crowd, it's $150 and $175.
June 30-July 3 is a four-day
camp, the cost of which is, for
ages 4-5, $75 for members and
$90 for non-members, and for
ages 6-9, $125 for members and
$150 for non-members.
To register, call 280-0614, ext.

Estuary Sciences
Friends of the GTM Research
Reserve hosts a five-day Estuary
Sciences Camp July 28-Aug. 1
for students entering fifth
grade. The camp starts at 8:30
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p.m. The cost of the program is
$140. Parents will need to bring
their children to camp. between
8:15-8:30 a.m. each morning
and pick them up between
2:30-3 p.m. each afternoon. The
program is designed for 12 stu-
dents who are interested in
learning about plants, animals
and environments around the
estuary and some of the scien-
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study of the estuary. To down-
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forms are returned to the GTM
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Football Camps
Coach Cowgill Bigger, Faster,
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ages 7 through eighth-graders,
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Nine steps to sell your house with feng shui

he real estate market in
most of the country has
been especially chal-
lenging this year because of
everything from shady lend-
ing to over-building. As a
result, I've received numer-
ous emails from around the
country from Realtors and
homeowners alike telling me
how they've used informa-
tion on my feng shui website
(redlotusletter.com) about
how to sell a house with feng
shui, to move houses in
record time.
Feng shui is often called
the Chinese art of placement
because of its rules for the
way a home is arranged. If
arranged properly a house
can help you have good
health, increase your wealth,
bring you business opportu-
nities or help you sell a
One email from a Realtor
in Minnesota said his high-
end client did everything on
my list and sold a very pricey
home in a week - and asked
to put my article on his web-


site for his other clients.
Another was from real-estate
challenged Nevada. A woman
wrote her house had been for
sale for over a year. After
implementing the changes,
here family was packed up
and in another house in less
than six weeks. This is very
rewarding to hear, too, so I
thought I'd pass along these
tips because it's prime home-

selling season and if you
have your home on the mar-
ket, you need every advan-
tage to help you get it sold.
1. Engage the senses.
Prospective buyers must be
engaged in every way possi-
ble. Use these ideas to engage
the senses of buyers at your
Looks good: Clear off all
the tops of everything
(dressers, counters, shelves,
etc.). Draw the eye to the
corner diagonal to the door
in each room. This makes the
room feel larger and makes
buyers focus on the good
luck area of the room.
Feels good: Make sure all
entries and rooms are open
and that there are no mirrors
opposite any door. Keep your
home from being "dead still"
by keeping something mov-
ing, such as ceiling fans.
Sounds good: Place a foun-
tain close to the front of the
house or keep music playing

at all times, especially in the
northwest corner of the
house or living room.
Smells good: According to
feng shui, earthy scents are
the most appealing to the
widest range of people. So,
opt for cinnamon and pine
scents rather than floral or
vanilla scents.
2. Sales are made by first
impressions. The front door
is the most important area of
the house in feng shui. Keep
it immaculate, with lights
turned on in front and in the
foyer, add a new doormat,
and have something flanking
either side of the front door,
such as two pots of lush,
healthy plants or flowers.
3. Be ready to move. Buy
the new owners a small gift
such as a new front door mat
or crystal candy dish filled
with chocolates. Perhaps
more importantly, start "pre-
moving." Pack up about 25
to 30 percent of your house

so it appears roomy and
uncluttered, and put your
belongings in a storage unit.
From a feng shui perspective,
it symbolically creates room
for another family to move
in - and you to move on.
4. Correctly place your "for
sale" sign. Make sure the "for
sale" sign is to the right of
the front door as you look at
5. Make a "welcome
vignette." Have a table in the
foyer, on the right as you
enter the front door, with
business cards, literature, a
bowl of chocolates or cinna-
mon candies, and a small
vase of fresh flowers. Put this
on a red-colored cloth. Make
sure your Realtor's business
cards and flyers are in an
acrylic holder so they aren't
"laying down" on the job.
6. Energize the helpful peo-
ple sector. The northwest cor-
ner of a home is considered
the "helpful people" area.

Activate it with music play-
ing here to promote a sale.
7. Focus on the kitchen. In
feng shui, kitchens are pros-
perity and health areas. Insist
on clear counters; a clean,
organized pantry; and waste-
baskets and knives out of
sight. Place a small, lush
plant and jar full of cookies
on the counter.
8. Get growing. Make sure
there are no plants touching
the house (this draws energy
away from the house), no
spindly plants (it makes the
house seem like it's dying,
too) and no dead plants
9. Insist that bathroom
doors remain shut. Buyers
should never see a toilet
when they enter a house or a
room. Toilet lids should
remain down and doors to
bathrooms should always be

There are many


this week in wines

We've tasted so many
good wines recently,
that this week we
are playing catch up.
Enough excuses. Here's
some good juice for everyone
to try:
Del Bondio Oakville
Syrah 2003 ($15). We love
the abundant, jammy fruit in
this delicious and well-priced
syrah from Napa Valley. It
has been one of our great
discoveries in recent months.
Aged in oak for a long 18
months, it has good com-
plexity for a syrah at this
price. Ripe plum and black-
berry flavors dominate with
nuances of mint and choco-
late. Thanks to fine tannins,
you can enjoy this now or
age it for several years.
Clayhouse Vineyard
Adobe Red 2007 ($15). This
Paso Robles producer makes a
red and a white blend, both
of which are excellent values.
This red from the Central
Coast includes zinfandel,
syrah, petite sirah and mal-
bec - an amazing basket of
fruit. Simple plum and blue-
berry fruit, and easy tannins
and a touch of oak. Great for
grilled foods. �
Colome Estate Malbec
2006 ($25). Blended with
some tannat and cabernet
sauvignon, this Argentina
malbec has more complexity
than most. Intense blackber-
ry, licorice and allspice aro-
mas followed by blackberry,
cassis and spice flavors.
Concannon Vineyard
Petite Sirah 2005 ($15). This
is a great value if you like
your red wines big and bold.
Fruit forward with ripe black-
berry flavors and notes of
vanilla and spice. Blended
with a bit of merlot, petite
verdot and mixed reds.
Rosemount Traiminer
Riesling 2007 ($10). Here's a
steal in the simple riesling
market. From Australia, it has
apricot and honeysuckle aro-
mas with citrus flavors.
Slightly sweet.
Rodney Strong Vineyards
Alexander Valley Cabernet
Sauvignon 2004 ($25). Big
and generous plum and spice
flavors, with round and rich
texture to make it enjoyable
now. Excellent value.
Rodney Strong Vineyards
Symmetry 2004 ($55). Rich
blackberry and cassis flavors
with hint of chocolate and
spice. Fruit forward and
packed with soft fruit flavor.
Redwood Creek Pinot
Noir 2006 ($15). The wine is
made in California but from
grapes grown in the
Languedoc-Roussillon region
of France. Simple red cherry
and strawberry flavors with a
smooth texture.
Gabbiahno Alleanza 2005
($35). This Italian blend of
merlot (70 percent), san-
giovese and cabernet sauvi-
gnon is a great value for
those of you looking for a
complex wine for under $50.
Huge aromas of sweet cher-
ries, cinnamon and pepper.
Cherry and blackberry flavors
with spice and tobacco notes.

'The Wine Guys'

Velvet texture make it a quaf-
fable wine to serve alongside
meat and cheese.
Ruffino II Ducale 2004
($24). We love interesting
Italian blends and this is a
beauty. Made up of primarily
sangiovese (80 percent), mer-
lot and cabernet sauvignon,
the wine has cherry and
plum aromas, blackberry and
dark chocolate flavors, soft
tannins and long finish. It
would go well with parmi-
giano reggiano or pecorine
romano cheeses.
Primus 2005 ($21).
Vermonte's fabled winemaker
Agustin Huneeus believes in
Chile's carmenere grape and
has been determined to make
a world-class wine from the
indigenous grape. It stands
out nicely in this blend of 17
percent carmenere, 32 per-
cent cabernet sauvignon and
51 percent merlot.
Characterized by pronounced
spices, the Primus has good
body, cherry notes and big
Domaine Phillippe &
Vincent Jaboulet Syrah
2005 ($15). Here is a simple
red wine suitable for sipping
or alongside pasta, hamburg-
ers or other simple fare.
Bright berry fruit. If you
want something more com-
plex, try the Crozes-
Hermitage Rouge ($28) from
the same region. More gutsy,
but still abundant in ripe
Henry's Drive Shiraz 2006
($36). Mouth-filling plum
and boysenberry fruit with a
hint of chocolate and mint.
Layered, complex flavors
with good depth - serve
with meats and grilled foods.
The 2005 reserve shiraz
($54) is a phenomenal wine,
albeit more expensive.
Sbragia Family Vineyards
Gino's Vineyard Zinfandel
($28). From the Dry Creek
region, this fruit-packed zin-
fandel tantalizes the palate
with juicy blackberry and
raspberry flavors, and hints
of clove and black pepper.
J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard
Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
($35). J. Lohr makes fruit-for-
ward wines and this one is
no exception. Layered, fleshy
fruit flavors with aromas of
blackberries, cedar, mint and
licorice. Quite a mouthful.

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Nothing feels as good as putting up a "sold" sign when you have your home for sale. But selling a house today can be tough.
Feng shui can help a house sell faster and easier when buyers make some thoughtful changes.

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tops, neutral decor with lot with side entry garage, enjoy the carefree lifestyle,
traditional finishes plus a Great buy at $752,000. rest-aurants & shopping.
fantastic back yard. Close to MLCC's North $289,000. Deborah
$860,000 Michelle Floyd Gate. Joan Swanson Childers
Great 4BR/3.5BA home, Custom 3-story home in S. 4BR/3.5BA, office, approx.
over 3,400sf on deep water PVB. Loads of upgrades 2.869sf, "like new" built In
lot with bulkhead, dock, include custom maple 2004. Quality block cons.
boathouse & screened cabinets and staircase, With upgrades, vaulted
gazebo. Located on granite counters and coral cigs, wood & tile floors, gas
private, tranquil road with fireplace. Great 4BR/3BA FP, custom built-ins &
pond in front yard. with 3,470sf. Oceanfront more. In S. Jax Bch.
$1,775,000. Susan Fort $2,100,000. David Darch 1$569,000. Susan Fort
"Better than new", newly Unique 4' floor "pent- Oceanfrontll Located next
bulk-headed 130' on PV house', 2 units combined, to The Lodge & Club.
Waterway. 3BR/2.5BA, Fabulous 3BR/3BA+llbrary, 3BR/3BA condo. Reno-
Brazallan cherry floors, 2,751sf, ocean & lagoon vated & offered complete
fabulous kitchen, Outdoor views. Many upgrades, with designer fumishingsl
FP. Stroll to club. Live in the lap of luxury in Staircase to the beach
$1,289,000. Kim Martin- the heart of Old PVB. $2,480.000. KIm Martin-
Fisher $1,199,000. Valerle Shaw Fisher
Fully and completely Absolutely adorable brick Oceanfrontl Spectacular
furnished, beautiful second home w/terrific views & 11"' floor vistas, stone
floor villa with vaulted fully fenced backyard. floors, expanded master
ceilings and private Vaulted ceilings, courtyard suite, exquisite finishes
balcony. Offers privacy garden, wood floors. 4BR throughout. 5.315sf plus
and proximity to ocean plus den, 5 full bathsl spacious terraces. 4BR.
Strong rental history. $925,000. Jayne Hoffman 4.5BA $3,960,000. Len
$257,500. Joan Swanson - Michelle Floyd Knight
574 Ponte Vedra Boulevard * 280 Ponte Vedra Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
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4BR/3BA, 2660SF, pool, huge lot, spa- NB, MARSHFRONT, 3500sf, 3/3 Key
cious, 11x34 party room, over looking West style. Stunning ICW views.
pool, $359,000, 993-8424. $695,000. 386-0704.

JAX BEACH - Vist Del Mar 1/1 condo, 833sq', pool, clubhouse. Priced to sell!
ATANTIC BEACH Seminole Rd Area. 3/2 home, 1400sq', fp, fenced yard, walking
distance to shops, banks, food and night life. Priced below appraisal. Call today



MAVPORT LANDING 2/2 townhome, 980sq', upgrades, new carpet. $725 mth
NEAR MAYPORT NAVAL STATION 2/1.5 townhome, 1024sq', fenced yard, new carpet. $725 mth




Business Office or Lease/ .. .
Rental Property. Historic Home with -IBedroons/2Bathroomts approx.
2,059 SF Lot sz:e: apprmx 5,793 SF Zoned Residential & Commetrial'
This two-story home was built in 1922 and is located in the
historic district of San Marco, near do ntown Jacksonville.
The home has lots of character in styling, has a side driveway,
and offers a great location for a small business.
FEATURES: Living/Dining Combo
Kitchen with Eat-in Area
Wood-burning Fireplace
Concrete Block with Stucco Finish
Partial Fencing * $365,000
Contact Charlotte H. Shepherd
chshepherd @ watsonrealtycorp

From Cotta es to Castles

ST. AUGUSTINE Spectacular river views are offered by
Barely lived in Guana river basin this unique contemporary home with
home on 1.9 acres with over 5,400 195' of riverfront with a dock &
sf. 6 BR 6.5 BA, gorgeous granite boathouse. Its spacious rooms are
kit., FRw/stone fireplace, hugebonus arranged in a "U"-shape around a
room, gleaming wood floors, lanaiwith a sparkling swimming pool
unbelievable views from most rooms, as its centerpiece. The home
Bulkheaded w/dock and boat lift. A features approximately4,500 sf, 4BR,
must see! $3,350,000 2.5BA and a Florida room. $985,00
Elizabeth Hudg ins
Prudential Network Realty's
The Real Estate Professional who sells the best of the First Coast lifestyle"
(904) 285-8449 ext. 3028 Cell 553-2032
Network Realty
Visi Elizabeth and all her properties-on the internet at .,
w chiesliomes.com or e-mail at elizhudgins@aolcom
Independently owned and operated _
1000 Sawgrass Village Drive, Suite 101, Ponts Vsdra B-ach, FL 32082

3BR/3BA, +bonus room, screened pool
w/large covered lanai, upgraded kitchen.
Call John (904)382-3860.
JAX BEACH, 606 17th Ave. So. 3890sf,
built 2006, 5BR/3.5BA, wood floors, gran-
ite tops, pool, tiki bar, walking distance to
beach & schools, $879,900. (904)476-
3/2, garage, fenced yard, screened porch,
hardwood. $199,900
Off Seminole Rd. Beautiful newer 3/2.5
townhome. Hardwood floors, 1 car gar.
$279,900. Remax Advantage. Possible
Least/ Purchase
@ 994-3608.
Charming 4+BR/2.5BA, genuine 2123sf
beach home w/sweet front porch, hard-
wood floors, fireplace, nicely fenced yard,
detached 2 car garage with studio/ office
+1/2 bath and additional 500sf. storage
room. Great location! 2 blocks to beach,
4 streets to Town Center. All on 75'x150'
lot. Drive by, fall in love! Call for an appt.
(904)242-0203. $699K. FSBO.
3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $250,000. (904)686-
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05

Jax Beach
3-story, 4400sf home
with 2BR/2BA rental garage apt.
.$550,000 below 2004 appraisal.
Sacrifice at $1.75 Million.
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Exquisite 4061 SF home on preserve, in gated IN G N K! In this like new 3BR/3BA condo. Large balcony
Ponte Vedra community, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Luxurious 4BR/4BA, 4100sf, Beautiful gourmet with built-in grill offers premium views and a quiet
Baths with granite & raised vessel sinks, his and granite kitchen, cherry cabinets, large retreat from the busy life. Upgrades include 18'
her office, game room professional kitchen with island & miles of counters, new media tile on diagonal, lighting/ceiling fans in all rooms &
Fisher & Paykel DW drawers. Viking range andth lanai, maple cabinets, Tumbled marbled back
hood, Sub-Zero frig., 2 wine chillers, Miele double room, bonus room with wetbar, music lanai, maple c granite counters and tiled
ovens, thick slab granite, hand scraped hardwood room, 3 car garage with Garage Tek, balcony. Includes a Serenata Beach Membership.
floors, state-of-the-artaudiosystem, outdoor paver Satumia stone in master bath, & pool $525,000
patio w/stone fire pit & fountain. A home that is on nearly 1 acre homesite. $1,275,000
pleasingtothe eye aswellatthespirit..$1,445,000

Coastal Real Estate REALTOR
CELL: 904-545-6911 * OFFICE: 904-285-5640 * www. julielittlebrewer.com ...... .

Reduced=Great Buy for Yol

3BR/2BA, OAK Harbour, 1227 Nipigon
Ave. N., A.B. huge fenced-in yard, all new
inside, 4 blocks from boat ramp, ample
parking for boat, RV. Priced to sell.
$165K. 246-0737.
PV 3/2/1, private, vaulted ceilings, garden
bath, screened patio, walk to beach,
$215,000. 294-5498
NEPTUNE BCH, 454 Lora St. 4/2, newly
renovated, 70x118 *comer lot, within 4
blocks to beach. Asking $339,900, Jim
ATLANTIC BCH, $169,499, 1099 Comell,
3/1, mint cond., fenced yard, lot 100x100.
MLS 427608. The Beaches Realty Group,
1.5 garage, Irg fncd yrd, grt neighborhood.
$229,900. (904)591-2638
$119,900. 1395 Violet St. 2/1, mint cond.,
.5 mi. to the ocean. MLS 399863. The
Beaches Realty Group, 249-2299.

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ISLE OF Palms, JB, 3BR/2BA, 2 car ga-
rage. New: roof, appliances, carpet, paint
tile & A/C. Great location to the Beaches
and JTB. $244,000 OBO. 759-2349.

ANNUAL INCOME $50,000. Department
of Corrections transitional home,
9BR/2BA, Reduced $124,000. Call
(904)993-8424 for details.
STARTER HOME, Southside area,
3BR/1BA w/large fenced yard, completely
renovated. Priced $10K below market.
$119K for quick sale. Payments around
$900/mo.. Alan (904)534-0997.
JB, 2BR/1BA, 6 blocks to ocean. All new
tile & counters, Ig. comer lot. $229K.
NEPTUNE BCH, 1 block to ocean, 2 large
duplex bldgs., lots of charm, $849,000
1210 & 1212 1st St. 910-1072.
Steps to the Ocean Access. Enjoy the
beaches lifestyle in this 5BR/4.5BA home.
Meticulously built & renovated with top-of-
line materials and cabinetry. Classic look
is captured wfth headboard and beam ceil-
ings, custom 5 panel wood doors and 'Arts
and Crafts' front entry. $1,399,000 Neil
McGuinness Realtor (904)509-7582, Saw-
grass Group Realty. Open House Satur-
day, 11am-2pm. 220 12th St. (corner of
12th & Ocean Blvd.)
NEPTUNE, EAST of A1A, 3/2, 233 Pine.
$467,000 offers considered. 249-7946.

Mary Drakes,
Your Ponte Vedra REALTOR�

Over 10 years experience and Prudential
100% customer satisfaction. Network Realty

5/4 Pool Home Just Reduced
Stunning home in St. Johns Forest!
Seller will provide special financing
incentives through preferred lender
with acceptable offer. $749,000
Mary Drakes, REALTOR�


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PVB/ BELLEZA- 1BR/1BA w/tile floors, NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands
exc. view and amenities $128,900. Townhome, 3/2.5, 1475sf. garage, W/D
(904)708-3809 incl., No Smokers, No pets, $1275/mo,
A. ...,IA F a APM_ ,,..lla O /OlOA Available June 1, 655-2718 Iv msg.

1st floor, end unit. Gated Community, ap-
prox. 1400sf., hardwood floors, plantation
shutters thruout, Newly remodeled kitch-
en, covered parking. $222,000.
SAWGRASS Spinnakers Reach, Ocean-
side. 3/3, steps to ocean & pool.
$879,900K. (404)626-2210. FSBO/agent.
FSBO, 3/2 condo Vista Cove, St. Augus-
tine. Waterfront, upgraded appliances,
Maytag washer/ dryer, many other extras.
$269K. Call 810-0937 for appt.
2BR/2.5BA, 1100SF., completely renovat-
ed. Close to beach and shopping. Pool,
tennis, racketball courts. $195,900 OBO.
plantation shutters, stainless appliances,
fireplace, beach access. $209,000.
HODGES BLVD. Gorgeous condo for rent
in a preserved area; 1BR/1BA +loft,
1100sf, W/D, fireplace, five star com-
munity, For sale at $155,000 or rent
$900/mo. (904)254-2530.
star, newly renovated, new appliances,
W/D, fireplace, golf course-view,"-Beach:
access. $210,000 or rent, $1200/mo.
PRICE REDUCED 100K - MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $699K. Sell $599K. Turn
Key Long term lease in place. 40' slip ad-
ditional $139K. (904)463-2845. Only Buy-
ers/ Investors. No Brokers please. Equity
trade considered.
beach, Will co-op. $175,000. Call
PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO,
Was $199,500 will sacrifice for $175,000.
sider lease option. 6mo.+. Owner/ Agent.

NEPTUNE BCH, 2nd St., 2/1, spacious,
include W/D & water, $1000/mo., 6/1. Call
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOME, CH&A, fire-
place. $750/mo. Easy qualifications. 791
Assisi Lane Unit #1002, (904)348-5612.
NEP BCH, East of 3rd. 1/2 duplex ,1200sf,
huge bedrooms, split layout, 2/2, ceramic.
tile, screened back porch, fenced yard,
parking for three, WDHU, CH/A.
$1030/mo+ sec. 247-3191.
JAX BCH townhouse, 2BR/ 1.5BA. 717
6th Ave. S. Close to beach & hospital.
Rear deck & balcony, new paint, WDHU.
$925/mo+ sec. dep. Call for appt. 721-
1546 ext. 4. Century 21.
PONTE VEDRA, The Colony at the
beach. 2BR/2BA condo, high ceilings
1200sf., almost new appliances/carpet.
Natural preserve views. W/D, fireplace,
garage. East of AlA. $1095/mo. Janet
Wells, 635-6375.
w/boatslipl Pool, clubhouse & morel
$1300/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
1BR/1BA, ground floor, Ponte Vedra, pool,
tennis, gym. 7mo. minimun lease.

AB3'-story townhome, hardwood floors,"'
tile, large balconies, overlooking AB Ele-
mentary. Newly renovated. $1237/mo.
Avail June 1. 196 Poinsettia St. 629-2628.
ATL BEACH 2/1, 1338 Rose St., duplex,
WDHU, fenced back yard, $840/mo,
www.duvalrealtylnc.com. 367-1818.
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114.
LARGE 2BR/1BA, CH&A, dishwasher,
glass cooktop, WDHU. 726 8th St. S.,
credit check, pets negotiable, 12mo.
lease. $850/mo. 514-8530.
2BR/1BA UPSTAIRS w/ garage $900/mo.,
2BR/1BA Downstairs $1000/mo. w/ ga-
rage, 221 7th Ave. N. Jax Bch. Avail now.

.2/2 CONDO (2-story) newly renovated, all NORTH JAX Beach, 1BR $615/mo., Effi-
new appliances, Courtyards of Mayport cieny$515/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool.
221-5061. No pets. (904)249-5368.
PVB/ THE Innlet, iblk to beach, Single 1BR/1BA, FURNISHED, ground floor,
story, 3BR2BA, 1750sf., enclosed porch, Ponte Vedra, pool, tennis, gym. 7mo. min-
frestory, 3B2BA, 1750sf., enclosed porch imun lease. 612-1089.
freshly painted. $400K. (904)465-1426. imun lease. 612-1089.

OPEN HOUSE, Sat. & Sun., 9-5pm, 2004
Vista Cove Rd., St. Augustine. FSBO, 3/2
condo, waterfront, upgraded appliances,
Maytag washer/ dryer, many other extras.
269K. Call 810-0937 for gate access.

AGE 62 or over? No need to lose your
home or go into bankruptcy. No more
mortgage payments. Call adviser Theresa
Famell about reverse mortgages. We can
help you. Call 223-1886.

3/2, ADMIRALS Walk, all new, $2000
down and $820/mo. 223-5267.
HANNAH PARK 2BR/1BA trailer $5998
furnished. (904)333-6855.

JAX BEACH, Super clean, 2BR/1BA, new
carpet/ paint, CH&A, ceiling fans, dish-
washer, upper w/balcony. $775/mo. +de-
posit. NO PETS. Avail. now. 614 4th St. N.
JAX BCH, 2/1 apt., quiet area, $750/mo
plus deposit. No pets. 201 N. 9th St.
246-9162 xl#.
S. JAX BCH, Palms at Marsh Landing.:
3BR/2BA, 1500sf., gated comm, vaulted
ceilings, fireplc, hrdwd. firs, upgraded
kitch, W/D incl, 2 pools, fitness, tennis,
tanning, cable incl. $1200/mo. Avail 6/1.
Call 514-1298 or 246-0855.
ATLANTIC BCH 2BR/1BA, completely re-
modeled, screened porch, WDHU, CH&A,
6 blocks to beach, $850/mo. 803-6560.
SEVILLA- 2BR/2BA, Atl Bch condo w/club
pool, tennis & morel $1000/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH efficiency apt., large kitchen/
bath, walk to the beach, $600/mo. +$350
dep. 242-0749.
home. Tile floor, fenced backyard, near
base and Hanna Park. $765/mo.
+$700/dep. 1173 Songbird La. 280-2728
*Iv. msg.
WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
efficiencies, $550/mo laundry room in
building. Credit check. No pets. 514-8530.
ATL BEACH, 3/2, townhome, 537 Aquatic
Drive, $1150/mo. Ceramic tile, private
back yard, www.duvalrealtyinc.com
MAYPORT/ ATL Bch., Brick townhome,
CH&A, WDHU, 3BR $875/mo. 724-9994,
Ashley. www.owninjax.com/jordan.
MAYPORT LANDING, 2/2 w/ loft & fenced
yard. WDHU, $750/mo., $700/dep. Call
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
JAX BEACH, 636 9th Ave S., 2BR/1.5BA
townhome. $900/mo. +deposit. Credit
check. CH&A, WDHU, fenced yard. No
cats. 221-5833.
nue North, Jax Beach, NICE! 1BR/1BA,
gated, POOL, laundry, smaller PETS OK!
945/mo. +deposit. Available now!
2BR/2BA SECURE building., 1 block from
ocean, newer construction, $1200/mo.,
JAX OCEANFRONT, large furn/ unfurn.,
1BR monthly rental, no pets, $1100/mo
JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA apt. w./garage
space! 7 blks to ocean! $750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
No dogs. 241-2781 or 237-0552.
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ATLANTIC BCH large 1/1 & 2/1.5 apts.
Near stores and bus, dishwasher, pool.
A nice place to live No pets, 246-8537.

LARGE 3BR/2.5BA townhouse, 1400sf.,
DR, kitchen, 3decks, ocean view, garage,
WDHU, CH&A, blinds, carpet, tile.
$1350/mo. +$1000/dep. NO PETS.
201 Margaret St. Neptune Beach.
NICE 2/1, Neptune Bch, half block to
ocean, lots of charm, furnished or unfur-
nished, $1400/mo, no dogs, 1212 1st St.,


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efficiency, $650/mo., 1IBR/1 BA $850/mo.,
water included. Call 241-9822.
3/2, garage, sunroom fenced yard. Great
location near schools & shopping.
$1600/mo. $1000/sec. dep. Avail. 7/1/08.
SOUTH VILANO Beach, 2BR/2BA town-
house, private beach access, $950/mo.
Call Elizabeth Howell, 962-3106. Florida
Coastal Realty
ATLANTIC BEACH, Deerfield Lakes Con-
do, Assisi Lane, pool, 3BR/1.5BA, end
unit, 2 floors, 1075sf. WDHU, no smoking,
no pets. $925/mo. +deposit. 629-1584.
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1250/mo. All South Realty,

Just Listed!! Country setting/large lot spacious
1726 sqft home with 2 master suites. Brick front,
acre lot. $189,900
R-Just reduced!! Walk just one block to the
beach, feel your toes in the sand...3BDR, 2BA,
spacious great room, 2 car garage, immaculately
clean and ready for immediate occupancy.
R-Oceanwalk!! Private beach access and parking
Desirable family friendly neighborhood, 4bdrms,
screened pool $675,000
R-TownHome close to beach, restaurants and
TownCenter. Seller will pay buy down fees &
carpet allowance! Priced below appraisal at
R-Atlantic Beach Duplex. Nearly new roof and
heat/air systems. North side is rented. Southside
easy to rent or available fore new owner to occupy.
Motivated seller will pay some of buyer's closing
costs & carpet allowance. Priced below appraisal
at $435,000
Georgian w/screened pool terraces and screened
porch, 3 car garage, theater rm/suite, lakeside,
nearly 10,000 sqft. $2,500,000
view duplex block to beach. Ocean view from
master decks and bedrooms, tree shaded living
rooms and decks, large storage areas, single car
carport on each unit. $494,000
R-Rare opportunity with this 4 unit apartment
building in Historic American Beach on Amelia
Island. Ocean view from 3 of the units. Needs
rehab $990,000
R-Below Appraisal, Owner motivated to sell this
3 br, 2 plus baths, open floor plan, living room
w/fireplace, garage parking, sunshine bright w/lots
of windows, just 1 SHORT block to the beach.
"Perfect 10" new on market, near shops,
Alimacani Ele school. Living room, kitchen,
dining w/ceramic tile. All appliances including

washer/dryer. Cul de sac with private backyard.
PV Condo 3 bd/garage shows like a model
w/wrap around sor porch, near the beach. Pool &
tennis, all appliances $257,000
Sunshine bright, high ceilings, new windows,
new doors, new flooring, new upgraded
appliances, and more. Cul de sac very private
backyard. Immediate occupancy. $229,000
R-Cozy 2bd, 2ba, open floor plan, conveniently
$located to PV shopping, restaurants, beach
R-Ponte Vedra "Fixer Upper" East of A1A 1
story 3 br, 2 ba house with large fenced yard short
sale $275,000
R-Reduced twice! Over 1600 SF 4th fir condo
w/elevator, 3/2, great storage, spacious interior,
laundry room, screened lanai. $179,000
R-Stretch out in spacious surroundings, 2 story
stucco, flexible floor plan, 5 bdrms, office,
playroom, I" flr master neighborhood amenities,
lots of house for the money. $400,000
Investors - Short sale 3bd/2ba leased until end
of year. Great opportunity for investor. Very good
condition. Girvin Road Area. $199,000
R-Gated community 4 BR, 3.5 BA, study, bonus
room, hardwood floors; stainless appliances and
surround sound $469,000
604 Boating Club Rd. is a 5 min walk to beach.
Intracoastal view and a boat ramp available. Lot
is 70 X 100 $229,900
16 N Wilderness Trail, Ponte Vedra just under 6
acres, zoned for horses. Call today! $1,450,000
R-Across from ocean, 3900 blk Coastal Hwy S,
3-1/2 lots West side of A1A. $599,000
2439 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. OCEANFRONT lot
located among some of the most beautiful new S.
Ponte Vedra Luxury homes $1,350,000

PORTSIDE, 3/2 doublewide on Ig horizon- 'WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
tal lot, attached scr. por & carport. 2BR/ 1BA, $800/mo laundry room in build-
$21,900 OBO. 237-3441. ing. Credit check. No pets. 514-8530.

ATLANTIC BCH, 4500sf office/ retail
building for sale or lease. (904)545-7994.

1 BEDROOM apt. upstairs w/ patio. Very
nice, walk to beach, $575/mo. +$500dep.,
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR/2BA, All brick, and
all tile with security system. 1300sf., dou-
ble garage, screened-in patio, fenced-in
yard. Steps to tennis courts and skate
park of Russell Park. $1337/mo. 562 Vik-
ngs Lane. 629-2628.
OCEANSIDE- FURN efficiency just steps
to ocean $750/mo. All South Realty,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 mobile home, Ad-
miral's Walk, all new, $795/mo. 223-5267.
$1050/mo. 1BR $850/mo. Studio
$750/mo., hardwood, dishwasher. Sec,
last mth. 553-1354, 859-1301.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1.5 blocks
to beach. $1250/mo. +$1250/dep.
OVER GARAGE apartment. 2BR/ 1BA,
fully furnished (TV Included). full cable,
utilities included (except gas), A/C, se-
cure, quiet & private. No pets. S. Jax Bch.
$850/mo.+ $500/dep. 246-1832.
NEPTUNE BEACH- 223 Florida Blvd.
2BR/ 1BA unfurn: apt. CH/A, dishwasher,
washer/ dryer, off street parking.
$850/mo.+ dep. & lease. (904)327-0117/
JAX BEACH East of 3rd, large 1/1, tri-
plex, all ceramic, free water, parking, pool,
Avail 6/1, $825/mo.+, 241-6068.

1511 4TH St N., Jax Bch, 2BR/1BA apt,
washer/ dryer included. No pets. $800/mo.
NEPTUNE BCH 2/1, CH&A, laundry room
wit washer/ dryer, no dogs, $1050/mo.
463-0222 or 465-2653.
AVAIL IMMED efficiency Jax Bch, utilities
incl $575/mo. + sec. 3 rooms. 477-6800.
this gorgeous 2BR/ 1BA apartment locat-
ed 2 blocks from the beach at 218 19th
Ave. N. in Jax Bch. CH/A, stack washer/
dryer, ceiling fans, large closets, sun deck,
and much morel $1095/mo., $1095 sec.
dep. Absolutely no pets and no smoking.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 1
block to ocean, clean. No Pets. $675/mo.
642-1214 and 241-1219.
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA washer/ dyer,
1217 4th Street North, $725/mo +utilities,
JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA condo,w/WD, fire-
placel Garage space. $1100/mo. All South
ealty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, 1BR, upstairs apartment,
$575/mo. No pets. 315 15th Ave. N. Call
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1050/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 102 Poinsettia St., AtI
Bch. 241-2624.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, fenced
backyard, CH&A, WDHU, dishwasher, tile/
carpet, 2112 Florida Blvd. $800/mo.
JAX BEACH- half block to ocean,
2BR/1BA, upstairs unit with landscape,
courtyard and In-ground pool, remodeled
In "04", $1200/mo. Call Elizabeth Howell,
962-3106. Florida Coastal Realty.
garage. Jax Bch. 2BR w/ den, 1.5BA,
yard. No pets. $1250/mo. 742-5504.
JAX BEACH upper 1 BR/ office/ deck, no
dogs, $650/mo., +deposit, 645-8429.

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+ 2BR/2BA, The Courtyards, new
carpet, community pool. $750/mo. -
+ 2&3BR,Mayport Landing,
Ask for Specials. $700-$850/mo.
� Jax Bch
+ 4/3 TH - Next to hospital, fenced
yard, 1 car garage. $1300/mo.
+ 2/1 Apt. walk to beach, patio in
back, remodeled, new carpet.
+ 3/3 Condo, tile & upgraded kitchen.
2 car garage. $1600/mo.
Neptune Beach
+ 2/2 Apt. Ocean views, water, W/D
included. $1100/mo
Call us for
Professional Property Management
Call 249-2322

NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, 209 Myra
St.; renovated 7/06; $1850/mo. Call
PVB, 3/2, 1300sf, garage, quiet street,
$1350/mo. 315-6558.

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Great townhome, 3BR/3.5BA, 2car, pri-
vate yard w/jacuzzi, coral fireplace, balco-
nies, deck, 1800+sf, new carpet, traver-
tine, ceramic tile, s/s appliances & more.
1852 Beach Ave. $1800/mo, (904)463-
$850/mo. +dep. 1159 N. Sebago. Call
.JAX BEApCH, ~3 LB A home, 4 blacks to.
'beach; compl 'sft renovated, likh new,-'
'super "clen," rid'o - oking/ no" pets;,
$1500/mo. +deposit, 321-987-0012.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, wood floors,
1200sf., $1250/mo. TDO MGMNT.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1/2 mo. free, 4 blocks
to beach, 3BR. $1200/mo. Call John
N. JAX Beach, 4BR/2BA, newly refurnish-
ed. 1 story, large backyard, all appliances.
$1650/mo. (904)610-9202.
BEACH 3 blocks. 8th Ave S. 2BR/1BA,
fenced back yard, No smoking, $900/mo +
deposit, references, Available June.
W. ATLANTIC BEACH, quiet country set-
ting, cute 2BR/1BA house on wooded lot ,
$700/mo. +$700/dep..Pet friendly. Availa-
ble now. (904)993-6986.
OAK HARBOR, 3/1,. New kitchen & bath-
room. $975/mo. +security, 241-8003.
5BR/3.5BA 2 car garage 3000sf, built in
'05'. Avail June 1, 12623 Kernan Forest
Blvd., $1600/mo., VIP Realty 962-6190.
CLASSIC NEPTUNE Beach Townhouse,
4 Blocks to ocean. 504 Hopkins Street,
2BR/1BA, up, Living, dining, kit., 1/4 bath
down. CH&A, washer, dryer, hardwood
floors, private drive plus 1/2 garage stor-
age area. Available July 1, 2008. Call for
rental application or to schedule a walk-
through. $1200/mo. +$1200/deposit. We
pay Nep Beach utilities, water, sewer,
trash, recycling. Call 280-7823 leave msg
or e-mail kilcrae.pictish@yahoo.com

3/2 Duplex, $795/mo.
2/1, 1 car garage, $895/mo.
(Two) 2/1 townhomes, $850/mo.
3/2 duplex, $925/mo.
3/2, 1 car garage, Cypress Cove.
Avail. June, $975/mo
Oak Harbor, 3BR/ 2BA house $995/mo.
4BR/ 2BA house, $1050/mo.
3/2, 3 blocks to beach, $1395/mo.
3/2.5, 2.car gar., $1495/mo.
Summer House 2BR condo,
avail. 6/20, $895/mo.
Ponte Vedra Court, 2BR/ 2.5BA, $956/mo.
1/1 condo, Bishops Court, $895/mo.
Monterey Condo, 2/2, avail. 6/15,
Sutton Lakes, 3/2 house, avail 8/15,
Wolf Creek, 3/2 condo, avail. 8/1,
Wolf Creek townhome, 3/2.5, 1 car gar.,
Sutton Lakes, 3/2, $1295/mo.
4/2, Windsor Chase, Avail. 6/15,
Coachman Lakes, 3/2, $1350/mo.
Casheros Cove, 4/2, avail. 6/15,
5/4 home, Queens Harbor,
special availability, $2995/mo.
Villas of Timberlin Park, 1/1, $750/mo.
2/2 townhouse, Townhomes of Wood-
mere, $795/mo.
2/2 condo, Merrill Pines, $795/mo.
3/2 condo, Merrill Pines, $850/mo.
2/2 townhome, Shadowood,
"Free month rent" $850/mo.
2/2 townhouse, 1 car gar., Raymur Villa,
"Free month rent" $850/mo.
3/2.5 townhouse, Fort Caroline Lakes,
3/2, Queen Akers, $995/mo.
Cobblestone, 3/2, 2 car gar., $995/mo.
Captiva Condos, 3/2, $995/mo.
Sonoma Southside, 2/2 condo, $795/mo.
Esplanade at Town Center, 1/1 condo
"Free month rent" $895/mo.
3/2, Alden Trace, $995/mo.
Summer Trees duplex 3/2, 1 car gar.,
3/2.5, 1 car garage condo, Pottsburg
Crossing, $1095/mo.
3/2.5 townhome, Villages of Summer
Lakes, 1 car garage, $1150/mo.
7 Northside units, assorted 3, 4, 5 bed-
241-5501 OR 221-1711.


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S JAX Beach- Modern 3/2 on quiet street,
2 car garage, fenced yard, nearly 2000sf.
Walk/ bike to beach. Pets okay.
$1500/mo. 904-813-9651.
PVB, 3BR/2.5BA, 1800sf. townhouse.
East of A1Ain the Fountains, Community
Pool, Grade A Schools. $1195/mo.
new end unit, W/D. $1000/mo. 588-4691.
__PONTE-VEDRA-Spacious 4/3-bomre -'
-lat]on Nf'ear'ocean''club! $2600/rtid. li
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,JAX BCH, 1620 Westwind Dr. 3BR/2BA,
W/D, 2 car garage, $1200/mo. +security
deposit. Ready 6/1.. 610-8761.
ATLANTIC BCH. 755 Plaza, 3/1, 1200sf.
$975/mo . +dep. 234-6878.
LEASE. This beautiful oceanfront resi-
dence is set high above the dunes and of-
fers expansive views, privacy and a
beaches lifestyle. With 5BR/5.5BA, this
home features wood ceilings and walls,
heart pine flooring and a large new kitch-
en. This charming home with separate
guest quarters is available for a lease of
2-3 years. For Lease by Owner (owner is
a realtor) at $8500/mo. Call 904-509-7582
for a private showing.
S. JAX Bch, 1 house from ocean, 3/2,
hardwood floors. 35 37th Ave. S.
$1900/mo. 246-4393.
OAK HARBOR 2471 Spokane Ave. East.
3/1.5, screened back porch, CH&A, ceiling
fans, $995/mo. +$800 dep. 242-0544.
LAGE. Sit on your vintage front porch and
watch the ships sail by. 2BR/1BA, totally
rehabed, fenced yard. $895/mo. 1448
Palmer St. Across from Singletons Res-
taurant. 247-1049 or 608-4325.
S. JAX Beach, 4BR/2BA on water, large
fenced backyard, all appliances.
$1400/mo. (904)610-9202.
JAX BEACH 3/2/2, pool, fireplace,
$1550/mo, 249-1890.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 633 Stocks Street,
3/2 Townhouse. New carpet. Nice, quiet
neighborhood, minutes to beach, vaulted
ceilings, fireplace, breakfast bar, pantry,
screened patio off master bedroom,
fenced yard, 2 storage rooms. All applian-
ces, security system, you do lawn mainte-
nance 1200sf. $1250/mo. +1 month secur-
ity. References. Available 6/1 Call for ap-
pointment 373-0492.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
rage! Pqol, tennis & morel $1150/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BCH- furnished, 3/2, 1/2 block
to ocean, community pool, $1300/mo.
Florida Lifestyles Property, 588-5177.
Vacation Home for Rent 4BR/4BA, week-
ly, monthly, yearly. Call (904)249-8269.
4 BLOCKS from Jax Beaches, 1BR/1BA,
newly remodeled. New appliances, private
drive, parking & outside seating, lovely du-
plex. No pets. $750/mo. One year prefer-
red. (904)502-5910.
530 MYRA St. Neptune Beach. 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, clean, great neighborhood, no
pets, $1050/mo,. +$900 sec dep.
Call 249-5003.
PONTE VERDA, 2BR/2BA, washer/ dryer,
comm. pool/ tennis. $1300/mo., 338-8697.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fabulous Oceanside
Retreat. 3BR/2.5BA, 3 level townhome, 2
minute walk to beach. All appliances with
W/D. $1850/mo. Call Shirley 568-6909.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhome, 369
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, screened porch,
fenced yard. $1050/mo. +dep.. 982-0416.
N. JAX Beach, 2/1, 1000sf, Ig yard, new
floors, kitchen, bath, $950/mo., (904)881-
JAX BCH, 1325 N. 16th Ave. 3BR/1.5BA,
new tile/ carpet; WDHU, garage, lawn-
care, $1250/mo. (904)540-2767.
PVB, SOLANO Woods, 3/2, ceramic/
wood floors, lawn included $1500/mo.
TDO MGMNT. (904)246-1125.,
fireplace, 2 car garage, fenced yard,
lawn service. Unfurnished. $1150/mo.
910-4402 or 642-3517.
3BR/2BA, OCEAN Forest, JB. 1800sf.,
2car garage, tile & wood floors, Ig. tub.
Excellent neighborhood. Avail. June 1.
$1350/mo. (904)881-8590.


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3BR/2BA, just blocks from beach, fenced
yard, 2car garage, stone flooring, fire-
place, covered porch. Open floor plan in
great neighborhood. $2600/mo. includes
lawn service. Call 838-8367.
fenced yard. $1150/mo. +dep. 642-8010.
2800sf, 2 car gar., granite countertops,
18" tile. 2-story house, balcony down-
stairs, private balcony of master bedroom.
Gorgeous house w/ many upgrades.
$2199/mo. Pets ok. 496 Upper 8th Ave. S.
534-2120. (Avail. Sept.).
EGRETS GLADE, 3BR/2BA, fenced back-
yard, 2car garage, cul-de-sac. $1200/mo.
NEPTUNE BCH, steps to beach & Town
Center. Totally furnished 2/2, $1800/mo.

CUTE, OPEN split level townhome
in gorgeous Ponte Vedra Beach.
2BR/1.5BA. Very quiet and safe neighbor-
hood, just a'few blocks from parks, beach,
and great schools. Private backporch and
deck, perfect for laying out or BBQ's. All
appliances included. Hardwood floors
throughout. Lots of storage. Available for
rent immediately. First month's utilities are
free!!!! Call Tonya 904-382-6354.
NEW VALENCIA, 2/2.5, gated, upgrades,
elevators, fabulous clubhouse. $1600/mo.

JAX BCH, 3/2, 8th floor corner unit w/
great views! $3000/mo. 367-1818.

MAYPORT RD, 2BR/1BA, very clean,
located on private, fenced property. Back-
ground check. $625/mo. $600/dep. No
pets. 246-4461.

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S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
2BR/2BA, THE Palms, marshview, front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
$975/mo. pets ok. 434-3456. www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com

2/2 CONDO with wood floors, granite
counter-tops, 12 blocks from beach. Call
Ted (904)537-7896.
PONTE VEDRA/ JTB, 3/2 like new unit on
2nd floor corner. 4300 South Beach Pkwy.
$1600/mo. www.duvalrealtyinc.com

ATLANTIC BEACH, newer, beautiful .
3BR/2.5BA, icar garage, 1800sf., vaulted JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
ceiling, hardwood, small fenced yard. 2B/2BA, ated community, furnhed,
$1595/mo. You'll be moving soon if you screened atio ei f t oors,Ber-
just call June at (904)994-3608. ReMax screened patio, lake view, tile floors, Ber-
jusAdvantagll June at (904)994-3608. ReMax ber carpet, new appliances, W/D included,
Advantage. 2 pools, tennis court, jacuzzi, tanning,
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, beautiful fitness center, clubhouse. Must
.3BRI,2 5BA .icarn.garage, fenced yard, ~;sea?$39.5Ty~f~,( 3-056 g y
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ATLANTIC BEACH West, 3/2, Idar gar, Lease option. $1250/mo 463.-343
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built 2005, very private, all marble floors,
granite countertops, all gas appliances,
replace, On tidal access to intercoastal.
$1650/mo. Richard 422-7424.
Canal front 3BR/2BA home 6-ft at low tide,
floating dock, super clean, new A/C, water
softner, no smoking/ no pets, large private
yard, no houses behind or in front, awe-
some views of marsh and intracoastal, re-
cently renovated. $1800/mo. +deposit,

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NB: 1000 3rd St., #8D, 2BR/2BA.
207 Margaret St., Duplex,
3BR/3BA, storage bldg., yard.
JB: 934 N 2nd Ave., Duplex,
2BR/1BA, carport, yard. $775
1311-1 N 4th St., 2BR/1.5BA,
garage. $1000
408 D N 15th Ave., 2BR/1.5BA
Call: Cattar Realty, Inc.,

A PERFECT PLACE wanted for profes-
sional female and young child. Property
caretaking available. Long-term preferred.
LOOKING FOR 1BR/1BA at beach. I have
a small dog and would need a small yard
for him. Very responsible. Call 718-1601.

GRAND CAY, 2/2, gated, amenities, view,
hardwood, new carpet, garage. $1050/mo.
Ready, 5/1. (904)534-1045.
ness, pools, tennis, beach, more.
$950/mo. 710-5200.
view, next to pool, 5-star amenities.
$775/mo. (904)422-2401.
2BR/2BA CONDO, Jax Beach, 1250sf.,
1 car garage. $1100/mo. (904)318-9194.
PVB, 2BR/ 2BA Condo. 2nd floor
$1100/mo. Call 891-6746.'
$1250/MO. CALL 568-7139.
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available end of June.
$1600/mo. (952)201-4557.
PONTE VEDRA 2/2, W/D, gym, beach
access, $950/mo., 472-0914.
1BR/1BA PONTE Vedra, beach access,
fitness room, pool. $800/mo. 242-8629.
PV, 2 story, 2BR/2.5BA, close to JTB and
A1A, Cranes Lake. $1150/mo. 223-2210.
PVB 2/2 ground fl unit w/screened
porch, W/D, +frplc, , shuttle service to the
beach, onsite fitness instructor, poolside
bar, monthly cocktail parties and MORE!!
$850/mo. ($150 off 1st month if rented by
June 1st) Doug (904)422-7007.
Ocean view, 3BR/2BA, 4th floor, garage
parking, pool. $1800/mo. Pets Ok. East
Coast Realty, 247-4724.
PV BCH- 1BR/Den/1BA, gated, luxury
condo in great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness
center, W/D included, storage area, 2nd
floor. $875/mo. 285-5064 after 5pm.

PVB, 2BR/2BA, walk to beach, W/D, fire-
place. $1050/mo. Lease/ Option available.
PONTE VEDRA, Excellent 2BR/2BA, 2nd
floor, tree views all rooms, neutral colors,
almost new appliances/ carpet, high ceil-
ings, W/D, fireplace, garage. Walk to
beach. $1095/mo. Janet Wells, 635-6375.
PONTE VEDRA Sawgrass CC, beautiful
spacious 2 story townhome, end unit,
3BR/3BA. This lovely residence offers
pristine views of water, marsh & golf
course, abundant wildlife, short walk to
beach, pool, large private patio, immacu-
late condition inside & out, lots of storage
space, 2500sf. A steal at $1675/mo.
JAX BEACH. Large 1/1 condo with GA-
RAGE on ICW. Tile, screen porch, W/D.
No smoking/ pets. $850/mo. 241-5564.
2BR/2.5BA, 1100SF. Completely renovat-
ed. Close to shops and beach. Pool, ten-
nis, racquetball courts. Pets negotiable.
$1100/mo. (904)686-4422.
BEAUTIFUL, NEW, North Shore,
3BR/3BA, 6th floor, end unit, full ocean
views. Furnished or unfurnished. Pets OK,
$2500/mo. Lease/ Purchase option.

nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT 4BR/2BA, beautiful con-
do; Also totally renovated Marsh Landing
Country Club 4BR house. 904-537-4083.

Half block to ocean 2/1, lots of charm,
910-1072. '

quiet home.,-Weekly or,monthly..333-2624.
PRIVATE :ENTRANCE," looking for re-
sponsible person, $500/mo. 645-8429.
GATOR FAN, 57, wants roommate to
share house with pool in Neptune Bch.
$500/mo. +half utilities..246-1865.
ROOMMATE WANTED to share home in
Hickory Creek area, $550/mo. (+$225/dep
required.) Includes, util & washer/dryer.
838-1635 or 568-6245.
SHARE ATLANTIC Bch house, 2 rooms
avail., $500 & $600 plus deposit.
ROOMATES WANTED to share Jax Bch,
3BR/2BA apt. 7 blocks to beach. $350,
$425/mo plus 1/3 util. and deposit.
-ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of A1A.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.
HOUSE IN Atlantic Bch., nice quiet neigh-
borhood, 1-1/2 BA, W/D, master bedroom
$400/mo + 1/2 utilities. Paulette 304-5929.
ROOM.FOR rent $400/mo + 1/2 util.
1 mile from beach, features include: own
bathroom and washer/dryer, 626-3853.

ROOM, 1 blk to beach, private entrance,
semi-furnished. $125 per wk., $125 sec.
dep., references, 994-0189.

OCEAN FRONT, Jax Beach, 3BR/2BA, JAX BEACH clean complete cable kitch-
newer, pool, no pets, garage, year lease, AXBEACH cn prilege, , c cable
$2400/mo. Avail 6/1, Call 904,463-2006. en privileges, 241-3377.

ATLANTIC BEACH/ Mayport Condo,
$875/mo. +dep. 2/2 +loft, +private patio.
Everything upgraded. Next to beach. 20
minutes to downtown. (904)422-5091.
pool, WDHU, $750/mo. plus sec.; back-
ground check, No smoking/ pets.
241-8706, 607-9980.
ATLANTIC BCH- 2BR/2BA, 1 block from
ocean, $1000/mo, 221-4696.
2BR townhome w/ scr. lanai overlooking
courtyard. Community pool, tennis courts
& clubhouse. Comes with storage unit. lyr
lease, $1050/mo. Accent Properties, Pen-
ny Nurney, 891-5843.
fenced yard $950.; Ponte Vedra Bch.-
Ocean Grove- 2/2, $899 MAY IS FREE!
PVB, The Palms- Amenities galore! Un-
furn, 2/2, $1050; Valencia condo, So. Jax
Bch, 3/2 with bonus room., gated & cvrd
pk $1800; Belle Rive- Southside & Bay
Meadows w/garage, 2/2 $995; Florida
Coastal Realty 249-7676 (2).
1st St. 3BR/2BA, new pairit & flooring,
washer/dryer, large balcony. 1400sf.
Great location. No dogs. $1750/mo. +de-
posit 703-8184, 881-4730.
South. 1BR/1BA units, pool, no pets. 1
parking space. Unfurnished 2nd floor cor-
ner unit, newly remodeled and beautiful.
All new appliances, counters, cabinets
and floors. $1399/mo. Furnished 1st floor
unit $1499/mo. Call (904)463-1036.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$850/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
2BR/2.5BA, completely remodeled, new
appliances, beautiful lake view, screened
in patio deck, 5 - 10 minutes from beach-
es. www.geocities.com/pvb05/page2.html
$1200/mo (904)686-0068.
3BR/2BA, 1400SF. Avail. June 1st. The
Palms, 1701 The Greens Way, Unit 511,
$1200/mo. Call owner 858-997-5395.
ground floor w/garage, beach access/
handicap access. All new appliances in-
cluding washer/ dryer, pool, gym,
$1430/mo., Avail n6w. Approved pets wel-
come. (904)813-0304.
WOLF CREEK, Beach/ Hodges, 2/2,
upper, W/D, 1125sf. $1000/mo.
www.tdorealestate.com TDO Mgmnt.
sider lease option. 6mo.+. Owner/ Agent.
SOUTHSIDE, 3BR/2BA condo at El Villag-
io, brand new, all amenities. $1000/mo.

3/2 HOUSE, PV, close to JTB, intemet
Avail 6/1 885-7556.
with kitchenette. Includes utilities, cable,
wireless internet $700/mo. +deposit,
no lease. Call (904)699-7757.
OFF MAYPORT Road, $450/mo. +dep.
cable & utilities included, 923-6482.

Prime class-A space for lease. On Isabella
Blvd. Walk to Starbucks in S. Jax Beach.
1230sf. Below market rate. 5% Broker
Commission. 910-2256.
JAX BEACH office space w/kitchen for
rent. 1000sf. $1000 +CAM. 904-608-
High visibility off Mayport Rd., 70-1800sf,
excellent condition, new carpet, lighting;
paint. Lighted top signage. Call 838-8189.
JAX BEACH, 711 S. 3rd Street. Single
room office, $375/mo. TDO Management,
spaces w/reception area, internet, weekly
cleaning service, utilities included.
$375/mo., 465-2505.
PROF OFFICE- S. 3rd St. frontage. 2 offi-
ces & Ig reception! $900/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.

ATLANTIC BCH, 950- 3,500s
space at $10 per sq. ft. Newer
tion. (904)545-7994.

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* Short or Long Term "
* Secretarial Services
* Conference Room
* East of A1A/
walk to beach'
* Close to shopping/
For more information,

(904) 543-7000
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Spirit you who solve all problems,
who light all roads so that I can attain
my goal. You who give me the divine
gift to forgive and forget all evil
against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me. I want in
this short prayer to thank you for all
things and to confirm once again
that I never want to be separated
from you, even and in spite of all
material illusion I wish to be with you
in eternal Glory. Thank you for your
mercy toward me and mine." The
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3 consecutive days. After 3 days the
favor requested will be granted even
if it may appear difficult. This prayer
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should appear at the bottom.

FOUND CAR keys at 19th St., Atlantic
Bch. (904)463-0343.

NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.
MASTER TEACHER of Mathematics of-
fering 20 private 2 hour review sessions
for $400, (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonome-
try, or pre-Calculus) for select, motivated
students. 280-8782..
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available..
241-4954, 655-3300.
TRAVEL? SPANISH instructor, kids/
adults in your home. Call 904-249-3572,
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
SUMMER TUTORING Available. especial-
ly Sciences (HS/ MS) Call 223-3547.

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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
Leader, 249-9033.
Monday -Friday. Atria San Pablo, an as-
sisted living community, has a great posi-
tion available. Atria offers a competitive
salary and benefits. Join a team that has
fun serving our senior population. We are
located directly across from Mayo Clinic/
Hospital at 14199 William Davis Pkwy.
Please apply in person.
RESPID NEEDED for Caregiver in Jax
- Bch home on Mon., Wed., Fri. 1pm-3pm,
$9/hr. 610-9047.

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We got rentals.
Too many to list.
All areas.
Homes, condos and

241-5501 - 221-1711


FRONT OFFICE & Storage/ Warehouse.
available, together or separate. Off May-
port. (904)246-5649.

FREE KITTEN needs home, cute orange
male tabby. Please call 246-8312.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
FREE TO a loving home, 6yr old yellow
lab. Very friendly, loves people, kids, wa-
ter and attention. Good with other animals.
Call 904-372-4207.
FREE CATS to good homes, males &
females, 2 & 3 years old. Call to see.
AUNT BETSY'S Pet Walking & Sitting
Service. Reasonable rates. 10 years ex-
perience with references. 314-9338.
FREE HEALTHY Kittens to good home,
ready now. 316-1665, 228-9088.

loving home. Asking $300. 8mos. old.

FOUND GRAY and White female cat, Isle
of Palms area. Call (904)223-4402.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.
FOUND YOUNG pet bird in Jax Beach.
Call (904)247-5678 to identify.
port Road. area. Call to Identify (720)381-

FREE HOME Hurricane Mitigation Inspec-
tion!i Paid for by the State of Florida and
My Safe Florida Home.Call 904-316-3806.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
CHARLIE PLEASE not another 26 years.




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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

May 23, 2008

1. Garbage hauler
5. Little white lies
9. Pie-in-the-face
14. Aesop's also-ran
15. New York stage
16. Hurler Satchel
17. Make English, in
19. Shop talk
20. Ms. Shore,
22. Not exactly a
23. Bo Derek's score
24. Goblet part
27. Emissions
watchdog org.
30. Court figures,
32. " had it!"
33. Pres. Jefferson
37. Poets planet
39. Some Muslims
41. Zookeeper's
words to a cat in
a mud puddle?
44. String player of
45. "Tic Tac Dough"
46. Cereal-pitching
47. " Beso"
48. Get-up-ahd-go
50. Gen-
(boomer's kid)
52. Ring officials,
54. Pro-Second
Amendment org.
56. " Irish Rose"
61. Talking bird with
a hit record?
65. Spread open
67. San Marino or
68. Mount the
69. "No guarantees"
70. Author Bagnold


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ASST. FOR preschool. Must have 40
hours state required child care hours.
8:30am-1:30pm, M-F. Call 249-5370 or
send resume to CUMC, 400 Penman Rd.,
Neptune Beach, FL 32266.
VPK program; 8am-1:30pm, M-F. Christi-
an environment. Degree required; Must.
have State approved Director credentials.u
Call 249-5370 or send resume to CUMC,
400 Penman Rd., Neptune Beach, FL
LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist needed.
Must have experience, be enthusiastic,
dependable, and consistent.. Call
645-7559 for appointment.
BONO'S BBQ Neptune Bch is accepting
applications for Kitchen help and Cash-
iers, full & parttime available. Apply btwn,
2-4pm daily. 1307 Atlantic Blvd.
KENNEL ASSISTANT needed for busy
veterinary clinic, competitive wages. Previ-
ous kennel experience preferred. Excel-
lent benefits. Drug free work environment.
Apply in person: Beaches Animal Clinic,
937 Beach Blvd., Jax Beach. 246-2045 or
fax resume 246-3064.

TEACHER TO work with school aged chil-
dren, M-F, 2-6pm. Apply within: Beaches
Academy, 1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
PERSON WANTED for periodic yard work
(variety). Nothing heavy. 246-1591.
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.

"Say Ahl"

71. "The
72. David Bowie's
" Dance"
73. Becomes solid

1. Pottery fragment
2. Tippy craft
3. Grinder's
4. Joins with a torch
5. Convergence
6. Footnote abbr.
7. "Carmen"
8. Sign on a new
9. Reach across
10. Law firm aides,
for short
11. Attack vigorously

12. Make of
(succeed in)
13. Vietnamese
18. Words of
21. Where the Old
Woman lived
25. Perrier rival
26. Having an open
28. Ominous sign
29. Sculptures, oils,
31. Drag to court
33. Liv of
34. Monopoly buy
35. Like a foul ball
into the stands
36. Reagan-era mil.
38. Abbr. meaning
"no liquor


40. Clear after taxes
42. WWW access
43. Courteney of
49. Word before
scream or fear
51. Smashes into
53. Election Day list
55. Ouzo flavoring
57. Data storage
58. Totally ridiculous
59. ".. your cake and
, too"
60. Loses one's fur
62. Salts' assents
63. Minute or mile
64. Be off the mark
65. Trinity figure
66. Country club

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by calling



630 Jacksonville Drive,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Jax
Bch, has a position available for a week-
end secretary/ receptionist to join their
team of professionals. This is a multi-task
position that requires working every other
weekend and occasionally in the eve-
nings. Must be computer literate. Respon-
sibilities include answering telephones,
preparing materials for funeral services,
light housekeeping duties, communicating
service information to client families, and
directing families and friends for visita-
tions. Interested parties should Call Jenni-
fer Crews at 641-9755. M/F/D/V/DFWP
BASKIN ROBBINS, Atlantic Beach, Cake
Decorator, P/T. Call (904)241-6603.
HOUSEKEEPER, JAX Bch hotel. Call
249-9981 or apply 115 1st Ave. N.

HIGH END busy salon in Neptune Beach
on AlA. Space available for Esthetician &
Nail tech. Call 246-4700.
experienced Infant & toddler caregivers.
FIT & P/T available. We offer a competi-
tive salary & benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
Beaches insurance office. Friendly per-
sonality, Microsoft Office, good phone
skills. Fax resume: (904)220-4111 or e-
mail: Mgeorge@allstate.com.

Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
TRAINERS FOR day program. Work
w/adults who have M.R./D.D. M-F, 8am-
4pm. Apply 321 Penman Rd., Jax Beach,
249-8556. EOE/ DFWP
(Atlantic Beach). 2+ yrs. experience man-
aging required. Must have drive-thru expe-
rience. Benefits available. Call (904)365-
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
apartments. Non-smoker. Start $8/hr.
Must have experience and transportation.
DFWP. 307-2841.
EXPERIENCED A/C Service Mechanic &
Installers needed. Good pay & benefits.
VET TECH w/experience & reliable Ken-
nel Assistant for busy Animal Hospital. Ap-
ply within, 28 Corona Rd., Ponte Vedra
NAEYC accredited, Palms Preschool,
ages 2-5 seeking nurturing individual to
join our staff. Exp. preferred but will train.
Palms promotes a quality environment
that consistently strives for excellence.
Good benefit package includes 403b, in-
surance and tuition reimbursement. Posi-
tion is 40 hrs per week, M-F, 9am-6pm,
EOE. 247-0983.

Will train cheerful, energetic person that
can treat our patients like royalty, do three
things at once and keep smiling. Hours
are 8:30-12:30 & 3:00-7:00, M-F. Call
Ponte Vedra Chiropractic Medicine &
P.T. between 12 noon and 2:30pm at
FHA/ VA/ Cony full service lender.
993-5626 Eric Halter.
HomeSource Lending.
TIRE & OIL TECH Wanted. Monday-Fri-
day. Call Bob, 241-5311..
needed for sales/ listings, 993-5626. Help-
U-Sell Coastal Realty.
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work. days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
BAR MANAGER wanted. Fax resume to
Experienced, PT/FT. Ponte Vedra. Call or
fax resume to: 285-3128.

Beaches dental team wants an experi-
enced high energy clinical assistant w/
ability and desire to run front office. 3 yrs
min. experience required. PracticeWorks
preferred. We value people who appreci-
ate fine dentistry and all the systems
necessary to support that. 273-9999 or
Dr. Soud after hours at 824-0842.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele,� high
commission. Great working conditions.
Call Jamie 249-3011.
Join our fun efficient & productive team at
the beach. Great pay, benefits for the right
person. 241-5342, Fax : 241-5966.

KENNEL ASSISTANT needed for busy
veterinary clinic, competitive wages. Previ-
ous kennel experience preferred. Excel-
lent benefits. Drug free work environment.
Apply in person: Beaches Animal Clinic,
937 Beach Blvd., Jax Beach. 246-2045 or
fax resume 246-3064.
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person at 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd . floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website: www.cojb.jobs Drug free work
environment, EOE, VP.

ADVERTISERS IN this category are not
offering jobs. They are offering job-related
services and may charge fees. Readers
are advised to exercise caution before giv-
ing credit card information over the phone
without knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.

Take a positive step by joining others who
have been successful by following an ef-
fective turnkey financial services market-
ing system. Call our office 904-612-1659.
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-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.

CHILDCARE, HRS licensed. Retired pre-
school teacher with 25 years experience.
Provides a safe & secure, learning & nur-
turing environment. My home, very per-
sonal and professional loving care, 8 mos.
& up. Indian Springs off of Atlantic Blvd.
LOVING CARE for 1 and 2yr. olds in
accredited and 4-star rated Beaches
Academy. Call 246-3885.

BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help 6 weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits experience.Call Tammy at 524-7224.
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd. exPi1nce-a... Ta.. yat.524-72..

Positions Available
Dining Room Attendant Maintenance Engineer
Food Runner Housekeeping Houseperson
Buffet Attendant Section Housekeeper
Prep Cook Nail Technician
Shipping & Receiving Clerk

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125 SEAGROVE Lane at 338 1st St. S.
Saturday, 10am-5pm. Furniture, house
hold items, clothes.
DIVORCE SALE! Saturday only, 9am-
lpm. 11th Ave..& 4th St. N. Many unused
items. Call for details 566-5312.
MOVING SALE, Saturday & Sunday,
8-3pm, 3116 St. Johns Blvd, off Osceola,
S. Jax Bch.
MANY YARD Sales, Coral Way and Sun-
set Dr. Saturday, May 24, 8am-???.
BACKYARD SALE! Saturday, 8am-rain.
Antiques & Oddities. Lots of quality items.
1817 10th Street North. Bring money!

CERTIFIED INr-HuOME uaycare. 3 WKs.
and up. Call Becky 249-6391

COVERAGE and are struggling with pay-
ing for prescriptions OUT OF YOUR OWN
POCKET. help is here Call 800-865-5156.

STATE Certified HHA/ CNA/ Sitter will
give quality care for elderly in the privacy
of their own home. Call Veronica at
(904)783-9151 or (904)887-1010.
years experience seeks new position. Ex-
tremely dependable and caring. Excellent
references. Call Leslie 612-4751.
"More than a service, more like a friend."
Transportation to doctor's, shopping, etc.
Will also visit your loved one for you in
nursing home. 220-0129.
CAREGIVER (CNA) Available now for
Beaches and Southside. Flexible, kind,
with references. 285-8411.
LOVING, CHRISTIAN woman available as
companion/ caregiver to your loved one.
Dependable with references. 249-4011,
RETIRED NURSE seeks companion or
hourly position. 25+yrs. experience. Very
flexible hours, excellent references.
Available now. Loves pets. 285-6822,
GAME #1 Care, Inc. Special kids/ adults/
seniors. Good rates. Lic#999999610,
Lite house cleaning
$10 per hr.
Lic#1 000015950
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
MATURE, CHRISTIAN woman will care
for your loved ones, elderly or children in
your home. Experience w/mentally &
physically handicapped children. Basic
Frist-Aid & CPR certified. References. Pa-
tient, kind, loving. Call Tori 329-4942.

MOVING SALEI Casual dining room set
w/table, 8 chairs & hutch. Like new Sealy
,,i rg srze nmaneis - Cal-Phil.392,-549.1�-i -.-.
2 SEDA-Glider Kevlar Kayaks $1500 ea.,
$2500 pair. 19'x21.5" w/rudder, extremely
light, very fast boat, great condition, plus
extras. New cost $3400 ea. Call Drew
(904)241-8867. www.sedakayak.com
ZODIAC BOAT, 8hp Evinrude. Gas wee-
deater. S/S Prop. Scuba gear. TV stand &
more. 386-0704.
ROOMS TO Go- round glass table, 4 high
back chairs. Must see! $300, (904)327-
great shape, $800. 866-0063.
16'X24'X4.5' SWIMMING pool, complete
package. Incl. 2HP pump, large sand filter,
200sf deck, all access. $1200. 613-7606,
CHARMING WASHED oak dining room
set, 48" table, 6 chairs, 2 leaves, china
closet. Hardwood maple desk.-Oak enter-
tainment wall unit. Twin beds, dresser and
nightstand. Make offer on any item. Call
TWIN BED grouping, includes: white
fence headboard, matching nite stand,
bed frame, mattress & box spring, all in
like new condition, $200, 220-8949.
Original oil paintings, signed, $6300.
(904)993-8424, collectors.
MOVING MUST Sell Office Furniture:
Executive Desk plus Credenza $700, 5
Leather Chairs $75-$150, Laser All in One
Printer $200, Table $75, Lamp $50 and
more. Call 626-5453.
RIDING LAWN Mower $350. Ryobi table
saw 12in $350. Window air conditioner
$50. 223-1594.
(2) NEW twin beds from model home. Incl.
frame & wicker headboards. $160.
NEW 36" Flat Screen TV, New Computer,
Queen Bed. 270-2139.

WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
We buy old boyfriends & estate jewelry.
Clean' out your jewelry box and sell us
your gold. Jewelry repair on premise on
Friday. A1A Prestige Jewelry & Pawn,
1029 N. 3rd St., Jax Bch. 241-5666.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

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
Website: www.sawgrassmarriott.com
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070-

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Courtyard by Marriott
has these positions available:

* 2nd Shift Maintenance

* AM Breakfast Cook
* Tuesday - Saturday 2pm - 9pm

Apply in person at Courtyard by Marriot
1617 N. First St.,Jacksonville Beach

.... T..--- Expect Nothing Less
'\ ' | '(^Wr/ Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something special for yourself today! Wqrk with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staffat Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work environment is one of the
most sought after for career satisfaction.
We have the following full & part-time positions available:

Sales Manager Gourmet Retail Attendant

Dining Room Attendants Room Service

Housekeeping Turndown Surf Club Janitorial

2nd Assistant Superintendent Nail Technician

Camp Counselors Bartenders

Barber (Licensed/Shave) Realty Weekend Reception

Housekeeper Line Cook (Seasonal & FT)

For immediate consideration - apply in person to:
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm
or forward resume to:
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Job Line: (904) 280-3607
Fax: (904) 273-7753

Oceanfront Excellence



The Beaches Leader/ onte Vedra Leader

Last weekend. Building still full. Everything
must go. No reasonable offer refused.
50%-75% off, Thur, Fri, Sat, 9am-5pm,
Sun. 11am-7pm. Great quality furniture,
early 1800's red Chinese cabinet w/ figural
panel painting, art work, lamps, Ig.
wrought iron chandelier w/ art glass, rugs,
garden items, Ig bowed top iron gate,
1950's Chesterfield leather sofa, N.C. pot-
tery, mirrors, sconces, China architectural
pieces. Just too much to list. Comer at
1333 3rd St. N. & 13th Ave. or call
Rummage Sale- Saturday 5/24, 8am-2pm,
2115 12th Ave. North.
MULTI-FAMILY SALE! Lawn equipment,
Bikes, TV, Furniture, Radial Saw 10",
2.75hp. Friday, Saturday, 8am-? 1664
Lower 4th Ave. N.
FURNITURE, TV, household misc. Satur-
day, 8:30-? 1520 Bentin Drive South

MOVING SALE! 825 3rd Ave. N., Friday/
Saturday, 8:30am-? Everything Must Go!
Furniture, clothing, tools, accessories,

GARAGE SALE, Saturday, 8-1pm, 3773 B
Ward St. Mens, women & children
clothes, a little bit of everything for every-

MOVING SALEI 420 9th Ave. S. Saturday,
9am-2pm. Furniture, cute clothes (new &
used(, household items, good stuff

GARAGE/ ESTATE Art Sale, 1475 Laurel
Way, West end of Levy Rd. Lots of new,
old, collectibles, liquidating. Sat. 9am- ear-
ly pays more!

SATURDAY, 8AM-?, 876 Majestic Cy-
press Dr. N. Women and men's clothing,
een clothing. A few pieces of furniture,
All the items needed to boat: brand new
handheld radio, life vest (neoprene),
flares, first aid kit, life jackets from Coast
Guard, pull behind tube, ropes, etc. Elec-
tronics and misc. household items. Eight
years of collecting, time to let it go!

5TH ST. Multi- family Sale, Saturday 8-12.
Cleaning out! No early birds.
DENNIS SPARKS Annual Plant Yard
Sale. Atl. Bch, 524 Nautical, North. off of
Plaza. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Bamboo, Ginger,
Canna, Crinum, Agaves, Cacti, Banana,
Elephant ear, many more- all wholesale.
Free landscape advice! Lawn equipt.,
women clothing, garden art. Cell 254-
8am-3pm, 181 Ocean Blvd. Everything
must go. Come on in.

7Ponte VedraLeader You get RESULTS when you ADVERTISE!
Sun-times Call 904
www beachesleader.com Call 904-249-9033 to place your ad today.

ODOM'S MILL, Toys, household items
and more. 429 Big Tree Rd., Saturday,

BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40', $450/mo. 463-2845.

SOLANO WOODS, SATURDAY, 8am- 12' JON Boat 9.9hp engine $500. 12' RIB
2pm, 210 Pheasant Run, household 15hp eng. trailer $3500 ,offers 223-1594.
items, furniture, clothing, linens, etc.

TOOLS & stuff, Saturday, 5/24, 8am-5pm,
209 Odom's Mill Blvd.

MOVING ESTATE Sale! 137 S. Roscoe
Blvd. 7am-1pm, Saturday. Rain date Sun-

9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-12pm. House full
of antiques & collectibles. Vic Rosewood
chairs to vintage pool table, industrial
drafting table & light box table, toys, bas-
kets, signed prints. Too much to list. 2002
Seagate Ave., Jacksonville Beach. Take
Florida Blvd. left onto Kings Rd., over
wooden bridge, right on Seagate.

2005 HD Roadking, only 5000 miles,
$5000 in extras, carborated, stage one kit,
two-tone black cherry and pearl black, ex-
tended warranty, $13,000 OBO, 904-553-

30' A class Four Winds 1995 motor home.
Very good condition, low mileage. Selling
for health reasons, $8500. Call 246-2253

1989 CHEVY Blazer 4WD. $3000 OBO
Call 223-1594.

1986 PICKUP (Gator orange) with metal
bed liner, good condition, auto, 39,000
miles $4995, (904)327-2352.

2001 CHEVROLET F-10 extended cab.
Exc. cond., only 62k mi., V-6, AT, third
door, PW/ Locks, new tires. $6800 OBO.

1995 VOLVO 960 sedan, all records, re-
ceipts. 144,000 original miles. V6 engine,
normal wear & tear, no dents, mechanical-
ly sound. Can be seen at 1641 Landing
Lane, Neptune Bch. $2800. (904)247-
9292 before 7pm.
93 YEAR OLD selling 1998 Mercury Sable
GS Ford/ LS, 34,300 original miles. Kept
mechanically & body in excellent condi-
tion. 4 door, auto, P/S, P/B, PDL, fully
equipped, $5500 firm. Call daughter
2005 TOYOTA Solara Convertible, Black,
17,000mi., fully equipped, $22,500. 247-
2001 MERCURY Sable LS SW, white,
leather, 3rd seat, 80K, $5000. ($1200 be-
low wholesale). 221-8699.
1992 OLDSMOBILE Custom Cruiser
Wagon, good condition $2500. 525-2525.
1997 FORD Explorer XLT, fully loaded,
runs great. $3900. 249-4882.


AUNT BETSY'S Pet Walking & Sitting
Service. Reasonable rates. 10 years ex-
perience with references. 314-9338.
Jacksonville and surrounding areas. For
all your tractor service needs. Call


from changing a lightbulb
to changing the color ofyour house




PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
588-5222 Financing available.
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.
PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
588-5222 Financing available.
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.

Many years experience; references availa-
ble. Call Kelly for estimate, 238-9040.
references has immediate openings. Call
HOUSES' OFFICES ''"anted f6U eaikl''
cleaning. Maryann 377-6643.' Expbri-
enced/ References.
BEACHES CLEANING. Residential, Com-
mercial; Move-in/ Move-out and Construc-
tion Cleaning. Weekly, Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free
estimate. 382-9927.
16 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
Experienced and Reliable cleaning for
home or office. References available.
ing Services. Call Silvia 904-434-4297.
AN AMAZINGLY Clean House by Nata-
sha. Excellent prices and detailed work.
I DON'T cut comers, I clean them. For
reasonable fees, call Betty Lees.
(904)238-6435 or (904)200-2942.
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com

WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
241-7276, 838-9599.

applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or. email:
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Additions. Owner: Mark Yarbrough.

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Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching, Re-planting. Free esti-
mates. 247-3344.
mates, local, reasonable prices. We do it
right the first time. No contracts required.
Residential & Commercial Licensed/ In-
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ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
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Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
Call Rhodes Lawn Service to meet all of
your outdoor expectations from basic lawn
maintenance, to landscaping and pressure
washing. Call J.T. for an estimate.
One time or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial. 742-6763.
All beaches area. Free estimates. Accept-
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Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
cleaning. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin , 994-0045.

Houses, Decks, Driveways,
Pool Decks
Storefronts, Homes,
Rain-X Treatment

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free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
Residential and Commerical Painting. Li-
censed/ insured. Free quote. Call 303-
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Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
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Cutting, edging, weed-eating, landscap-
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ding. Free estimate. 252-6112.
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
LAWN CARE, Property clean-up, power
washing, build a shed or deck, lay sod,
mulching, & etc. Licensed and Insured.

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Block & Brick Masonry. New construction,
additions, repairs. Licensed & Insured.
DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks, demo-
lition, & room additions. RK Ballard Con-
struction, Inc. Licensed & insured. Call
Chuck, 874-6692.

Custom Painting
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Pressure Washing
Licensed and Insured
Call today for a
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JJ'S POOL Cleaning Service, monthly
service, one time cleaning & repairs. Call
JJ, (904)962-6939.
POOL CLEANING- quality service, rea-
sonable rates. Licensed/ Insured. David's
Pool Service, 285-0240.

LET'S MAKE your moment special.
Affordable photography for.all occasions.
Call Splitsllk Photography, Vicki at 434-

Design, build & install, we do it all! Every-
thing Custom, LLC. (904)887-7694

All types of siding replacements. Gutters,
pressure washing, painting, drywall, fenc-
ing, sundecks, kitchen & bath remodeling,
counter tops. 25 yrs. fixing homes. Honest
and on time, Lic. & Ins. Call today for a
free estirnate. 463-0619.



Specializing in Remodeling,
Additions, Decks, Repairs,
Vinyl Soffits, Gutters
Roof Repairs & Re-Roofing
for the home or office.
(904) 247-3777
Certified Builder Certified Roofer
Lie. CB-C059536 Lic. CCC1325888
Member of thel Bitter Business Bureau

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dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
Staining, Resurfacing. Stamped Concrete
and Custom texture. Licensed/ Insured.
Free estimates. 861-9500.
Wood Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding,
Pressure Washing, Pool Deck Recoat and
more. 17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insur-
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Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.

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Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
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Tile, Wood, Carpet & Vinyl Flooring. In-
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QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
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Home Maintenance Division
' customer care and quality is our prorit Serving the Beaches for 0 years.
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Miller Bros. Irrigation, Inc.

Keeping it "Green" for over 50 years.

* Fast Professional Repair Service.

* Preventative Maintenance
* Sprinkler Head Adjustments
* Modification to Existing System
* New Sprinkler System Installation
* Monthly Service Contracts Available

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Religion roundup

Vacation Bible Schools
Information about upcoming Vacation Bible
Schools can be sent to religion@beaches-
leader.com or by fax to 249-1501.
* Neptune Baptist Church (407 3rd St. in Neptune
Beach) hosts Outrigger Island VBS for children 4
years-old through 5th grade from 9 a.m. to 12:15 on
June 16 to 20. For information call 249-2307 or visit
* Palms Presbyterian Church (3410 S. Third Street
in Jacksonville Beach) will host Son Harvest County
Fair VBS on June 23 to 27. For information call 246-
* Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church hosts
Power Lab VBS from 9 a.m. to noon on July 13-17.
For information call 280-5141.
* St. Andrew's Lutheran Church (1801 Beach Blvd.)
hosts Cactus Canyon VBS from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on
June 22 to 27. For information call 249-4575.
* St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church (465
Eleventh Ave. N. in Jacksonville Beach) hosts Bible
Time Travelers VBS for Pre-K through 5th grade stu-
dents at 9 a.m. to noon on June 9 to 13. For infor-
mation call 249-4091.
Adult Bible Study
Outrigger Island: Living God's Unshakeable Truth,
an adult Bible Study, will be offered from 11 a.m to
noon in room B-01 at Neptune Baptist Church.
Tanya McAvoy, Minister of Education at the church,
will lead the study. Bring a bag lunch and beverages
will be supplied. For information call 249-2307.
Neptune Baptist is at 407 3rd Street.
Night in White
The Alice M. Graham Missionary Society of St.
Andrew's AME Church will host a "Night in White
Celebration" at 7 p.m. today. The speaker will be
Renae Armstrong, Area Chairperson of the Suwanee-
North District. All are invited to attend, for informa-
tion call Sister Kathyn Simmon at 272-4406. The
church address is 125 9th St. S. in Jacksonville Beach.
Ordination Service
New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at 1996
Mayport Road in Atlantic Beach will hold an
Ordination Service for the church's ministers and
deacons during Sunday worship on Sunday. For
information visit www.newfriendshipchurch.org.

Synagogue changes to reform Judaism

A vote at the annual meet-
ing of Beth El Beaches
Synagogue on May 18 result-
ed in the approval of an
amendment to change Beth
El's affiliation.
"The membership voted

overwhelmingly to change
the affiliation from
Conservative to Reform,"
Stuart Beckerman, co-
President of Beth El's Board,
said in a telephone interview.
"We belive many unaffiliat-
ed Jews will now join Beth El
Synagogue," he said.
Findings from a survey

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The Beth El Beaches Synagogue is at 288 N. Roscoe Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach.

taken by the Jacksonville at TempleAhavel
Jewish Federation indicate Jacksonville, said
that the largest growth in the The members
Jewish population is young at the annual n
families at the beach, new Board of Off
Beth El determined that to replace
unaffiliated families and terms were expir
young families "prefer reform The new Boar
Judaism," said Beckerman. under the le;
Rabbi Michael Matuson will incoming Presi
become the spiritual leader Boyne, will begi
for Beth El. July 1, said Beckt
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400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
All Vehicles Must Enter on Golf View
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 11-15 AM, 5130 PM Holy Eucharist
Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist - 7:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 6:00 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel - 6:00 PM except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services
2002 San Pablo Rd., Jacksonville 221-4777
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, 9:15 AM Christian Formation. 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist
Nursery Provided
For event Information, visit wn&.chrlsteplscopalchurch.com

(A Traditional Anglican Church)
Holy Communion
every Sunday at 9:00 A.M.
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
Rev. Robert C. Adams, Vicar

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United Method

Ponte Vedra
Presb terian Church, PCA
Where friendships become family!
4510 Palm Valley Road
Ponte Vedra Bch
Sunday Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Children 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Middle School & High School 9:00 a.m.
Richard A. Cooper, Senior Pastor

Worshiping at
Ocean Palms Elementary School
355 Landrum Ln, Ponte Vedra Beach
9:30 a.m. Contemporary Service*
11:00 a.m. Traditional Service*
*Kingdom Kids available
IA Childcare always provided
,- Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor
ist 280-5141 * www.pv-umc.org
"Connecting the Unconnected"

A Stephen Ministry Congregation
1801 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575
Sunday Worship
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Sunday School
Children 9:15 am
Youth/Adult 9:15 am
Nursery Provided

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Worship Service- Eucharist
5pm Sunday
Rev. Gary Blaylock, Vicar
Services held at:
Neptune Baptist Church, Rm 101
407 Third Street
Neptune Beach

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276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
Ph. 285-5347
Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor
Sunday Contemporary Worship
Sunday Church School 9:45am
Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
Nursery Provided

St Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church

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Welcome Families
& Singles

Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun.
Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
Christian Formation At 8:45 am

Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N.* Jax Beach, FL * www.stpaulsbythesea@ spbts.net

of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
125 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean.
Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am
Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 am
Christian Education (all ages) 10:05 am
Celebration Praise 11:00 am
5:30 Supper
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor * 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
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Sunday Worship, Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.

Nursery at all services
Sunday School
All ages - 9:40 a.m.

3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beac
Ph: 904-246-6427 www palmschurch.org

1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
Phone: 249-5418
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. eraiiceo
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.

CHURCH OF CHRIST N E P / E ,' 150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach, FL CATHOLIC Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
1025 Snug Harbor Court Rev. Dr. Gabe GoodmaWorship Service 10:15 a.m.
(off MayportRd. atW. 11th St. Orchid St.) BptiChrh Rev. Dr. GabeGoodan Pastor Avenue North at 5th Streeta.m.
AH:r i - nnnnn !AtTr�poAVy fli' ( vf JcChurch Office 249-8698 Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 SATURDAY EVENING Church Jacksonville Beach
Atlantic Beac30pmContemporary WorshipService Preschool/Kindergarten Office 241-733 Jacksonville Nursery Provided
246-2709 SUNDAY www.cpcab.org Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor
Victor M. Eskew, Minister 9:00 am -Contemporary Worship Service Sunday Morning CHRIST
10:30 am - Traditional Service Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday: Bible Class 10:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY Traditional Worship 8:00AM & 11:00AM Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00,
Worship 11:00m. Contemporary Worship 11:006:30- The Gather9:30AM & 5:59PM 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. 40Peune man Rd ( ntc)
Evening Service 6:30 p.m. 407 Third Street Sunday School All Ages 9:30AM Saturday Confessions Rev.Patrice Spenser
Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. rstor N e 4 07 Youth Fellowship Sundays 5:00PM & 7:00PM After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m. Share in the love of Christ

Palm Valley Baptist Church
e 489'X Palm Valley Road Ponte Vedra
, (904) 285-2447
CG E mail: palmchurch@bellsouth.net
Sunday School for all ages.... 9:15am
Sunday Worship
Service ......................... 10:30am
Sunday Evening
Bible Study ...................... 6-00pm
Wednesday Family
Dinner............................. 6:00pm
Wednesday Bible Study
for all ages ............................................. 7:00pm
A Southern Baptist Church

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Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & ll:00am
(904) 268-2500
6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy.

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First Baptist Church of Ponte Vedra Beach
Meeting at Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary School
610 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach

Sunday Worship Celebration
10:00 a.m.

Dr. Bob Loy, Pastor Telephone: 904-314-0700
bloy@jaxbaptist.org www.FBCPonteVedraBeach.org


324 N. 5th St., 249-2314

Bible Study
Blended Worship
Evening Worship
Wednesday Evening
Weekday Ministry

9:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:15 p.m.

Service interpreted for the hearing impaired

ST. JOui'S
2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
Father Joseph Meehan
Saturday 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
Sunday 6:00 p.m. (7-H.S.)

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Exciting Growing Church
S(904) 553-9910
. j. Sunday's 10:30
- Wednesday's 7:00
Hablamos Espaiiol www,'\.coastalchristianchurch.com




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