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Weekend Edition May 30, 2008

Vol. 45, No. 99



An edition of The Beaches Leader


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


Cops seek vandals in spray-painting at Nease

Police are looking for three
suspects who spray-painted
drawings and words, some of
them slanderous, lewd or vul-
gar, on numerous surfaces at
Nease High School.
Principal Linda Thomson
said she was "saddened" when
she walked around the campus
Thursday morning and saw
spray paint on brick walls, con-
crete courtyards, metal sculp-

tures, satellite dishes, windows
and in the football stadium.
The word "Bears" was paint-
ed over "Nease" on the front of
the stadium's press box,
Thomson said in a telephone
interview Thursday.
There were other references
to rival Bartram Trail High
School, whose mascot is the
Bears, said Sgt. Chuck Mulligan
with the St. Johns County
Sheriff's Office.

Mulligan said video from sur-
veillance cameras was being
examined, and investigators
would separate images of the
vandals, who are believed to be
three males.
Two of them appear to be
white, and all are wearing
clothing that hides them to
some degree, he said.
Damage, estimated at $3,000,
will pay for labor and chemi-
cals to remove most of the

paint, although some repaint-
ing may be necessary where.
existing words were covered by
the spray paint, he said.
School colors of both Nease
and Bartram Trail were used in
the felony vandalism, Mulligan
said, and students at both
schools were being questioned
for information by the school
resource deputies, he said.
In an emergency telephone
message to Nease parents

Thursday morning, Thomson
cautioned that any retaliation
"is not a good idea."
The damage comes just over
a week before Nease's gradua-
tion June 7, a time when high
schools sometimes see
"pranks" by seniors.
"Sometimes kids do really
dumb things at this time of
year," she said.
"In this very tough budget
year, where teachers are being

displaced or even let go, to
expend or funds on such a
needless expense is saddening
for everyone in St. Johns
County," she said in her mes-
Anyone with information is
asked to call the sheriff's tip
line at 1-888-277-8477. Tipsters
can remain anonymous and
may be eligible for a reward,
Mulligan said.

PV evacuation done

in roundabout way

Hurricane season begins Sunday: Do
you know where your evacuation
route is?
The only east-west hurricane evacu-
ation route in Ponte Vedra Beach has
an unusual feature, not only for an
evacuation route but also for roads in
That feature is a roundabout, a sin-
gle-lane traffic circle at the intersec-
tion of County Road 210 and Mickler
Although the roundabout is expect-
ed to handle as much as if not more
traffic than would a traffic signal, it
presents a conundrum to police, who
may have to help with any evacua-
tion. ;
"None of us have any experience on
roundabouts in any major evacua-

tion," Col. Art May with the St. Johns
County Sheriff's Office said this week.
"Not everybody's got these things
right now."
Joe Stephenson, director of Public
Works for St. Johns County, agrees.
"Roundabouts in this country are
relatively new and relatively unusual,"
Stephenson said in a telephone inter-
view Thursday, noting that in St.
Johns County there are about 100 traf-
fic signals "and only a couple of
"And there is still discussion and
debate among designers as to how
roundabouts should be designed," he
There also has been discussion and
debate among some Ponte Vedra
Beach residents about whether the

Source: St. Johns County web site

Thursday in this photo taken from Mickler Road, facing west The roundabout is
unusual in that it is on a hurricane evacuation route leading out of Ponte Vedra
Beach, as shown on the map above.

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Ocean Palms second graders in Cindy Bomar and Michele Frecks classes create a collective painting
Thursday at the school. The "action painting" exercise is part of a study on Jackson Pollock and other abstract
expressionist painters, which is part of Children's Access to Art Program funded by the Ponte Vedra Public
Education Foundation. Look for a story in Wednesday's Ponte Vedra Leader.

Charter on Aug. 26 ballots

St. Johns County Commissioners
Thursday approved an ordinance
that will let voters decide whether to
change to a charter form of govern-
The vote was 4-0, with
Commissioner Jim Bryant absent.
The item will be placed on ballots
for the Aug. 26 primary.
At a special meeting in St.
Augustine Thursday afternoon,
commissioners reviewed changes
that had been made in the charter
document over the past several
The biggest changes removed
three issues from the charter itself
and placed them on the ballot as
separate issues.
Those provisions would change
County Commission races to non-
partisan; would limit commissioners
to two, four-year terms and would
limit construction to 35 feet of
height in the area east of the
Intracoastal Waterway.
If any or all of those issues are
approved and the charter is
approved, they will be added to the
charter as amendments, explained
Patrick McCormack, county attor-

-- ........and discussion.
But at Thursday's hearing, more
There comes a than one Ponte Vedra Beach resi-
dent said the issue had been fully
time, it seems to vetted and should go to a vote.
"It seems like this has gone on for-
me, when you quit ever," said Walter Rohrer. "We origi-
chewing on it and nally drafted this thing years and
years ago.
get it out to the "There comes a time, it seems to
getme, when you quit chewing on it
public, and get it out to the public."
Clara Cowan agreed, saying, "The
Concept behind the charter is to give
-..more say and more power to the
- Waiter Rorer people.
- Walter Or"I just think charter is smarter and
Ponte Vedra Beach we need to move forward," said
Cowan, president of the Ponte
Vedra Beaches Coalition.
A provision for limiting campaign Former County Commissioner
contributions, formerly suggested as Craig Maguire said that although he
a separate ballot item, was included supports a charter form of govern-
within the charter, ment, the one presented Thursday
The proposed charter, which sup- was "not ready" and "does not pro-
porters say will put more power in tect the people from undue and
the hands of the people through unfair taxation."
provisions such as recall of commis- Chairman Tom Manuel of Ponte
sioners and citizen initiatives for Vedra Beach, however, disagreed.
amendments, is based on a similar "I do share the opinion that
document that failed in the 2007 you've had a long and vigorous
Florida legislative session, debate" on the subject, he said.
The St. Johns County Legislative If approved by St. Johns County
Delegation said the issue had not voters, the charter would go into
been given enough public airing effect Jan. 1.


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Meet artist today
A reception to open an
exhibit of works by Ryan
Strasser is scheduled 6:30 p.m.
to 8 p.m. today at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.

Meet the artist and hear the
music of The Eric Riehm Trio
while enjoying drinks provid-
ed by The Twisted Martini and
hors d'oeuvres from The Chefs


Pastry class upcoming
A six-week course on
advanced baking and pas-
tries will be offered class this
summer at First Coast
Technical Center in St. a
"This course is not for the
faint of heart, nor those
lacking in skills. It's expect-
ed you have a basic under-
standing of baking/pastry
ingredients, their functions
and techniques," said
Damian Fraase, a certified
executive pastry chef and
instructor for the course.
Fraase has more than 20 Chef Damian Fraase
years of pastry arts experi-
ence, and the course will
include a week of contemporary cake decoration, for
buffet and special occasion wedding cake design, cre-
ation, sculpting, and decorating.
Another week will focuses on modern, classical petite
pastry, from marzipan potatoes to fruit gelees.
Three weeks will be devoted to plated, specialty
desserts, including those made with no or low sugar and
high-end, avant-garde presentation and flavor combina-
The final week is about designing and constructing a
centerpiece, when the class will produce a sugar, choco-
late, or pastillage showpiece project.
Class are Monday through Thursday, '8 a.m. to 3:30
p.m., July 7 to Aug. 14. For details contact Fraase at
fraased@fcti.org or 829.1062.

Hersey's work appeared in
various publications, including
Time, Life and The New Yorker.
The stamp that bears his
image is part of the American
Journalists Stamp series.

Sea turtles reviewed
A look at the sea turtle nest-
ing season will be offered at
noon Friday, June 6, at the
Guana Tolomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve south of Ponte Vedra
Guana volunteer Harry
Odom will give the one-hour
presentation at the
Environmental Education

Center near the Guana dam.
Those attending can bring
their lunches for the brown-
bag lunch. There is no cost to
attend the lecture.

Candidates to speak
A forum for candidates for
three seats on the St. Jqhns
County Commission and two
on the St. Johns County
School Board is planned 9 a.m
to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18
in the county auditorium
north of St. Augustine.
The forum is organized by
the St. Johns Civic Association

The Cultural Center is at 50
Executive Way, about one
block east of State Road A1A in
Ponte Vedra Beach.

Kayak tours offered
Six sunset kayak tours of the
Guana River are offered next
month, each planned for two
hours each evening.
Friends of the GTM Research
Reserve in partnership with
Ripple Effect Ecotours have
scheduled. the tours from 7
p.m. to 9 p.m. June 6, June 7,
June 14, June 21, June 22 and
June 29.
In addition, .a sunset/full
moon rise tour will be offered
from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on
June 17.
. The cost is $45 per person
and is appropriate for ages 12
and up. For information or
reservations call Ripple Effect
Ecotours at 347-1565.

Stamp ceremony set
Ann Hersey, daughter' of
American journalist John
Hersey, is to take,part in a cer-
emony at noon today in St.
Augustine to recognize John
Hersey's image on a new first-
class stamp.
John Hersey, a versatile
writer whose most famous
work, "Hiroshima," describes
what happened when the
United States dropped an
atomic bomb on that Japanese
city, which has been acclaimed
as the greatest work of journal-
ism of the 20th Century .

Enjoying lunch Wednesday at Ashes' Tea Room in Jacksonville Beach are Red Hat Society mem-
bers Marge Doyle (from left), Lyn Reuter, Mary Jane Brown, Kathy Goins, Dorothy Kimbrell,
Beverly Denneen and Genevieve DeLoach. Brown, Goins and Denneen are from Ponte Vedra
Beach; Doyle is from Jacksonville Beach and Reuter, Kimbrell and DeLoach are residents of
Atlantic Beach.

Volunteers sought for

new advisory committee

St. Johns County is seeking
11 persons to make up a new
advisory committee to the St.
Johns County Commission,
the Affordable Housing
Advisory Committee.
Members should be persons
involved with affordable
housing from the following
areas:: Residential home
building; banking or mort-
gage banking; construction
labor; low-income persons
advocacy; for-profit afford-
able housing provider; non-
profit affordable housing
provider; real estate; Planning
& Zoning Agency board mem-
ber; county resident; repre-
sentative of a local business,
and essential service person-
nel such as police, fire/rescue
or teacher.
The committee will meet
quarterly with dates and
times to be determined.
Applications are due today,
May 30.
Other vacancies to be filled
are as follows:
* Historic Resource Review
Board: two vacancies.
Appointees will be qualified
through the demonstration of
special interest, experience or
education in the preservation
of the county's historic
resources and those that have
practical and professional
experience in one or more of
the following fields: archaeol-
ogy, architecture, architectur-
al history, history or historic
The committee meets the
first Monday of each month
at 3:30 pm in Conference
Room 2A of the County

Permit Center, 4040 Lewis
. Applications are due today.
* , Housing Finance
Authority: two vacancies.
Each member must be a reg-
istered voter in St. Johns
County and should have
knowledgeable in the fields of
commerce, labor and finance.
Members must file financial
The authority meets the
fourth Tuesday of each
month at 3 p.m. in the
Housing Division Conference
Room, 102 Martin Luther
King Ave, and at certain other
times. Applications are due
* Ponte Vedra Zoning &
Adjustment Board: two
An appointee must be a reg-
istered voter in St. Johns
County and reside in the
Ponte Vedra Zoning District.
Members must file financial
The board meets on the sec-
ond Monday of each month
at 3 p.m. in the county audi-
torium north of St. Augustine.
The deadline for submission
is June 11.
* Recreation Advisory Board
(deadline June 11) and
Adjustment & Appeals Board
(July 9) also have vacancies.
For an application for any
position, call Melissa
Lundquist at 209.0537.

Adjustment & Appeals
Board - Three (3) Vacancies -
One (1) Alternate Position
Qualifications: Must be a
registered voter in St. Johns
County. Seeking appointees

with knowledge and/or expe-
rience in technical codes
fields to serve a four-year
term and those of the general
public to serve a one-year
term as an alternate. Members
must file financial disclosure.
Meeting schedule: Meets on
call as needed in Conference
Room 1A/1B of the County
Permit Center, 4040 Lewis
Application Submission
Deadline: July 9, 2008.
Contact Melissa Lundquist
at 904.209.0537 or
mlundquist@sjcfl.us for more
information or to obtain an

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County offers residents drug card

All residents of St. Johns
County soon will be able to
get a free drug card that will
provide an average savings of
20 percent off the price of
commonly prescribed drugs.
The cards, which will be
available June 9, may be used
by all county residents,
regardless of age, income or
existing health coverage.
An estimated 90 percent of
the county's pharmacies will
accept the card, and a
national network of more
than 59,000 participating
retail pharmacies also will
honor it, according to a news
release from St. Johns

The prescription drug pro-
gram is made available
through the National
Association of Counties
That offers average savings
of 20 percent off the retail
price of commonly pre-
scribed drugs.
"The NACo prescription
discount card will offer sig-
nificant savings for the unin-
sured and underinsured resi-
dents of our county," Karen
Pan, public affairs specialist
for St. Johns County, said in
the news release.
"Even those who have pre-
scription coverage may use
the card to save money on
drugs that are not covered by

their health plan," Pan said.
"Residents do not have to
be Medicare beneficiaries to
be eligible for this program,"
she said.
SThere will be no cost to
county taxpayers for NACo
nor St. Johns County to make
these money-saving cards
available to residents, accord-
ing to the release.
The cards will be available
beginning June 9 at branches
of the St. Johns County
Library System, tax collector
offices, the Health
Department and various
other locations.
A complete list of locations
and more information is
available on the County web

site by visiting
"Using the NACo prescrip-
tion discount card is easy,"
said Pan. "A cardholder will
simply present it at a partici-
pating pharmacy. There is no
enrollment form, no mem-
bership fee and no restric-
tions or limits on frequency
of use. Cardholders and their
family members may use the
card any time their prescrip-
tions are not covered by
The discount card program
is administered by Caremark
Rx, Inc.

Deputies would be stationed at roundabout
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roundabout will be adequate during an evacuation.
Mickler and 210 are both two lanes, as is the road leading
to the four-lane bridge.
The subject has come up more than once at recent meetings
of the Ponte Vedra Municipal Service Dfstrict (MSD), and at
least one trustee has had discussions with May on the subject.
"The biggest question that they had was, will that one road
,go one way [during an evacuation]?" May said in a telephone
interview Wednesday.
That is, will 210 from the roundabout to the Intracoastal
Waterway bridge be turned into a westbound-only road?
The short answer is "No," said May, noting that the east-
bound lane would have to remain open for emergency vehi-
"It all is left up to us (SJSO) to make sure we adequately staff
the intersections with traffic control . . . to try to move the
people off the barrier islands," May said in a May 9 e-mail
message to MSD trustee Doug Crane.
"We are okay with plans right now, but we are fine tuning
them based on the best known population counts and road-
way configurations," May said.
Nocatee Parkway, which connects to 210 west of the bridge,
will be used for evacuation, and May said in his e-mail that
future road work, including an overpass over U.S. 1, may
"expedite the [evacuating] traffic to the interstate."
May said by telephone that deputies will be stationed at the
Ponte Vedra Beach roundabdut if an evacuation is ordered
and will "make sure that it [traffic] does flow.
"The key, to us," May said, "is if everybody heeds the warn-
ings early."

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Max Beard, 16, of Ponte Vedra Beach was named Standard
Bearer of the Year by The Players Championship for his volun-
teer work at this year's tournament. This was the sixth year he
volunteered at the annual event.

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Ponte Vedra High School to host

Creekside in Spring Football Classic

There is no school. There
are no students. The''sod i!
too new to walk on. But,
Ponte Vedra High School will
play a spring classic football
game this Saturday at 1 p.m.
"The expectation of our
community has always been
that there would be a spring
2008 football game at Ponte
Vedra High School," said
Craig Speziale, principal at
the soon-to-open St. Johns
County High School. "I
sensed the level of excitement
for the game growing ever
since we began practice back
in early May."
While Ponte Vedra will host
Creekside High School, the
other new player in the St.
Johns County School District
athletic arena, the site of the
game will be the campus of
long time football participant,
Nease High School.
"We are so grateful for the
opportunity and cooperation
Coach [Ted] Barbato and
Coach [Danny] Cowgill have
afforded us in staging this, the
first ever athletic event in our
school's history," said Gene
Baker, athletic director for PV
"Neither the PVHS nor
Creekside field is ready for
play, and the county parks,

department can't accommo-
,date, seating for the atten-
'darce wve anticipate."
Indeed, the Saturday after-
noon start is rarely-charted
territory for high school foot-
ball in Northeast Florida.
"We wanted- to give both
the Creekside and Ponte
Vedra communities the best
opportunity to attend the
game without interfering or
creating a hardship for any of
the other county schools,"
explained Baker. "We're hop-
ing for great weather and
great football for the unveil-
ing of the two new football
Gates will open at noon to
allow fans a glimpse at pre-
game warm-ups for the 1 p.m.
kickoff. The game itself will
resemble a regular season
game in length, with four, 12-
minute quarters, but some
concessions have been made
to minimize injury risk in
areas the teams may not, as
yet, had time to fully address.
"The main difference will
be that we won't have live
special teams. Many injuries
occur in the return game in all
levels of football," notes PVHS
head coach and former NFLer,
Mike Loyd, "and [Creekside
head] Coach [Greg] Stanton
and I thought it best not to

expose our young rosters to
that situation.. Additionally,
it gives us more practice time
to prepare our defense and
offense which is where we
want to focus our evaluation
at this time."
Around the event, the two
schools are anticipating a
buzz of excitement during the
week leading up to the game.
According to Baker, "The
community event atmosphere
is to take the emphasis off
funding the new programs for
a day.
"Our respective booster
clubs have worked extremely
hard to supplement what the
district has provided for start-
up purchases, and we would
like for everyone to enjoy this
one afternoon for what it is,
the first football game for the
two new schools in the coun-
ty, not a fund-raising event.
That said, we understand the
excitement surrounding the
day, and souvenirs of the
game and schools will be
To emphasize the lack of
furd raising, the concessions
stand will not be open for this
game, so patrons should bring
their own pre-game lunch.
"Given the likelihood of
warm weather, we will have a
limited number of beverages

photo by ROB DeANGELO
Ponte Vedra Sharks player Nick Freeman catches a ball this week during a practice at Davis Park
in Ponte Vedra Beach. The Sharks will play a spring classic football game this Saturday at Nease
Stadium at 1 p.m. Admission to the game is free for individuals in eighth grade or younger, and
to high school students presenting a current St. Johns County student ID card. For adults and
s. 'dents not presenting an applicable ID card, the cost is $5.

available for purchase in the
stadium, primarily for safety
sake," noted Baker. "But prices
will be reasonable. * This is
about having a fun, safe after-
noon at the ball game." As
with all Florida High School
Athletic Association and St.
Johns County School District
sponsored' events, alcoholic
beverages are prohibited.
Admission to the game is
free for individuals in eighth
grade or younger, and to high
school students presenting a
current St. Johns County stu-
dent ID card. For adults and
students not presenting an
applicable ID card, the cost is

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How are roundabouts used?

and traffic signals, roundabouts
are a type of circular intersec-
tion that can significantly
improve traffic flow and safety.
Where roundabouts have been
installed, motor vehicle crashes have declined by about 40 per-
cent, and those involving injuries have been reduced by about
80 percent. Crash reductions are accompanied by significant
improvements in traffic flow, thus reducing vehicle delays, fuel
consumption, and air pollution.

How do roundabouts differ from older traffic circles and
Modern roundabouts are much smaller than older traffic cir-
cles and rotaries and require vehicles to negotiate a sharper curve
to enter, thus helping reduce potential .crashes.
Do drivers favor roundabouts?
Drivers may be skeptical, or even opposed, to roundabouts
when they are proposed. However, those opinions often change
when drivers become familiar with roundabouts.

How common are roundabouts in the United States?
The first modern roundabouts in the United States were con-
structed in Nevada in 1990. Since that time, approximately
1,000 have been built. By comparison, there are about 20,000
roundabouts in France, 15,000 in Australia, and 10,000 in the
United Kingdom.
Source: Web site of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (www.iihs.org).

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The Leader's Opinion

Hurricane season requires
planning by everyone
The warnings begin Sunday.
June 1 marks the start of "Watch the weather fore-
cast season", aka hurricane season in these parts.
The possibility of high winds, torrential rains and
massive storm surges threatening our coastline cap-
tures the attention
Well in advance of any storm, though, residents are
warned to plan ahead for possible storms.
This week, Governor Charlie Crist joined state and
local emergency managers and the Florida .Retail
Federation to promote Florida Hurricane Preparedness
Week, May 25-31.
Residents have been advised to secure flashlights,
portable radios, tarps, batteries, medications, ice
chests, portable generators, carbon monoxide detec-
tors, storm shutter devices and pet carriers and sup-
plies. (For more information see
While residents plan, we would suggest that some
officials could as well.
This community still does not know how evacuation
will proceed once winds gust to 45 miles per hour and
the tall bridges are shut down. This year the new, tall
span at Beach Boulevard has replaced the shorter
bridge that, during previous hurricanes, was the only
route left open when Butler and' Atlantic boulevard
bridges had to be closed due to wind.
Transportation officials have been mum on the mat-
ter in recent years. This year, though, some answers
must be provided, otherwise people will be trapped on
the island when winds hit 45 mph.
It has also been a couple of years since residents in
the various Beach communities were issued passes to
expedite returning after an evacuation. Some people
may know where their passes are these days, but many
have -lost them or never got one in the first place.
Seems like now would be a good time to let residents
know how to get one. It's clear that there is still plen-
tv of planning to be done - by citizens and their gov-

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Letters to

Theft of dog is trout
To the editor:
Today I went to my bi-week-
ly nail appointment at the
popular beach nail salon,
Nails by Jimmy and found out
that yesterday (Tuesday, May
27th) someone took their dog,
Jimmy and his entire family,
Lucy included are very much
loved by their customers and
anyone who- mneets"them and-
,foxsomeone-to take-Lucy from. .
in front of their place of busi-
ness is disgusting.
Everyday since they got
Lucy, she has been going out
in front of the salon and lay-
ing on the patch of grass to
watch the folks pass by.
Everyone who is a regular to
that area has petted her and
found her to be absolutely
adorable. Unfortunately, yes-
terday, some hateful selfish
person decided they would
steal Lucy from her family just
,to please themselves.
What a sad commentary of

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Gas price is more than just

a costly annoyance for all

Se Americans aren't
Known to be a very
S patient people, espe-
the editor cially with things that don't
the ed itomake a lot of sense. It's sur-
prising to me then, that there
is not a greater uproar over the
Jibling to many soaring cost of gasoline at the
our community that one of At $4 per gallon locally, the
our neighborhood businesses cost of filling up has gone
(families) that provides such a beyond a mild annoyance to
great service to this area has to the level of altering lifestyles.
be treated in such a horrible Many of you reading this.col-
fashion. umn are probably sitting at
Their young daughter is home today rather than enjoy-
devastated by this selfish act ing the surf at one of Florida's
and if anyone knows anything beaches or taking in the cool
about this PLEASE contact air of the Blue Ridge
Jimmy at his nail salon at Mountains on an extended
2*2339:....... -- .weekend. If so, the reason is
, ...J the pespon.who stole.Lucy -,,probably.the out-of-sight .cost
is reading this SHAME ON of gas.
YOU! Get your own dog and Most of the reporting about
take Lucy home! Lucy is an 8 the dramatic upswing in the
month old Shitzu mostly cost of all things
White with beige and brown oil-related has focused on
markings. world demand, the refusal of
She is quite fluffy and petroleum producing coun-
friendly, but her family wants tries to increase output, and
her back. Jimmy and his fami- over consumption of the stuff
ly are from VietNam. I hope by Americans. Rarely does the
this community can help failure to extract more oil from
Jimmy and his family to be our own sources - or the lack
reunited with Lucy. of any new refinery construc-
tion in decades - attract the
long finger of blame. The
Kim Tharp problem is' always the greed of
Americans and the evil of the
Organization of Petroleum
VIE S Exporting Countries (OPEC).
VIEW SBut at least in part, the real-
LCOM E ity was expressed best by Walt
LCOM EKelly's comic strip character
Pogo: "We have met the
es, resident who enemy, and he is us."
bout a particular There was a time when
America was too reckless with
terested in writing energy exploration and devel-
opment. And ironically, Pogo
for The Leader, uttered those words on a 1971
comic panel depicting man-
e-mail to made pollution. Appropriate
corrections were needed and
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increase oil production. The
last time was less than one
week ago.
The U.S. president is the
most powerful man on Earth
, j and this nation is far and away
, > '.. the most prominent and
mighty. Yet, Saudi Arabia, a
*kingdom that might not even
be in existence if America had-
n't stood in Saddam Hussein's
way in 1991, says to our presi-
MICH LEONARD dent, in effect, "Go away. I
MICHAEL Ldon't have time for you."
GUEST COLUMNIST Be angry about this, but also
look in the mirror and under-
glad for that. Our environ- stand that we have allowed
ment has. to be preserved and ourselves to be placed in the
we must always be vigilant to position of beggar. It was only
protect the natural resources a matter of time before our
with which America is so failure to develop and depend
abundantly blessed, . .,.. . .. ,..Q,, .,...,.,.ouw..wn ..abundant.
The pendulum has swung resources caught up with us.
too far in the opposite direc- Be it oil, natural gas, coal or
tion, though. The idea of nuclear, the United States has
drilling for new oil or increas- within its borders and off its
ing refining capacity any- shoreline lots and lots of
where in the United States is untapped energy. We also
met with such vituperative have the know-how to use it
opposition that nothing gets cleanly and safely.
done. Most politicians kowtow The only point in question
to an is this: -When will America
out-of-proportion environ- develop the national wil to
mentalist agenda control its own energy destiny,
and will agree to no energy rather than letting it be
development other than alter- shaped by other nations, some
native fuels. of whom don't even like us?
Resuming the exploration Memorial Day is a time
and extraction of fossil' fuels, when we honor those soldiers
development of alternative who have served the United
energy sources and protecting States with courage and con-
the environment are not viction - those who, in the
mutually exclusive ideas. Until words of Abraham Lincoln,
Congress recognizes and acts gave their last full measure for
on this notion, however, we *their nation. These men and
will continue to be held -women in uniform did not
hostage to foreign suppliers. sacrifice then, nor do they
Whether you like or dislike serve now, for their nation to
President Bush, no American be weak and dependent.
can take pleasure in knowing Michael Leonard is publisher
that our president has twice of the Lake City Reporter and
been rebuffed in the last year this column was printed in that
by the Saudis when he paper for Memorial Day.
approached them, hat in
hand, asking that they



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To the editor:
From April 16, 2008 to
May 6, 2008 local area Taco
Bell restaurants teamed up
with the Boys and Girls
Clubs of Northeast Florida
in the 8th annual "Bells for
Kids" fundraiser campaign.
For the past eight years
members of the Northeast
Florida community have
gone to Taco Bell restau-
rants and donated a dollar
or more to BGCNF. Through
their dollar or more dona-
tions, donors were able to
place their names on paper
bell icons that were dis-
played in the participating
This year with the help of
Taco Bell and the Northeast
Florida community over
$23,000 dollars was raised
for the cause. One hundred
percent of those proceeds
Swill go to BGCNF. and will
be used to help local kids in
the Northeast Florida.
Over the past eight years
the "Bells for Kids" program
has provided more than
$173,000 to BGCNF, mak-
ing Northeast Florida one of
the largest supporters of the
Boys and Girls Club
throughout the entire Taco
Bell system.
For over 45 years, BGCNF
has worked on the front
lines of youth develope-
ment, helping young peo-
plefrom disadvantaged eco-
nomic, social and family
circumstances. Our nation-
ally recognized youth devel-
opement strategy is empow-
ering over 8,000 Northeast
Florida children in twelve
locations throughout
Duval, Nassau and St. Johns
counties. These young peo-
ple are meeting challenges,
overcoming obstacles, and
building brighter futures for
themselves and for our
On behalf of the thou-
sands of Northeast Florida
youth, as well as the board
of Governors and youth
development professionals
of BGCNF, I extend sincere
thanks to the Northeast
Florida community and
local area Taco Bells for
their ability to show their
unbeliveable support for
our organization. Thank
you for sending the message
to our members that their
lives are worth something
and worth saving.
Deborah J. Verges
President of Boys &
Girls Club of Northeast


to high food

prices require

taking a trip

To the editor:
I regularly travel to a store
where cereal is considerably
less than the $4 a box cited
by BEAM. Thankfully, I can
afford the gas (thanks to my
Hybrid) needed to drive to
said store. Apparently
many of us are unable to do
Wouldn't it be nice if we
had such a store locally to
provide basic necessities at
affordable prices while also

providing jobs enabling
people to get back on their
feet? It has been my experi-
ence that many of the peo-
ple who previously fought
such a store are the same
ones whose "compassion"
for our lower-income citi-
zens forces them to shop
locally at higher prices.
Dana Pardee
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Senior Center to honor Bennie Furlong

The Beaches Senior Citizen
Center will be named in honor
of former Jacksonville Beach
City Councilwoman and long-
time volunteer Bennie
A ceremony to rename the
center the Bennie Houser
Furlong Center will be held
Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The pub-
lic is invited to attend the pro-
gram, which will be held at the
center, located at 281 19th
Avenue South.
The dedication ceremony
will be hosted by Jacksonville
Mayor John Peyton,
Jacksonville Beach Mayor
Fland Sharp and Jacksonville
City Council member Art
At the ceremony, Navy Band

Southeast will give a concert
featuring Big Band music.
Furlong is being recognized
for her advocacy of seniors and
her work with Dial-A-Ride,
which is based at the center.
She has been president of the
Beaches Council on Aging for
the last 10 years.
"Through her exceptional
leadership and remarkable
dedication to service, Ms.
Furlong epitomizes what it
means to be a good citizen,"
said Jacksonville Mayor
Peyton. "Her energy and pas-
sion will be felt for years to
come by those who visit the
"Bennie Furlong was instru-
mental from the start in mak-
ing this center possible," said
Jacksonville Beach Mayor


Fland Sharp. "Renaming the
center in her honor is a fitting
tribute to her lifetime contri-
butions and dedication to the
beaches community, and to
the senior citizen population

in general."
A Jacksonville native and
resident of the Beaches for 52
years, Furlong has been hon-
ored at the local and state lev-
els numerous times for her
efforts in the areas of educa-
tion, community service,
preservation, government,
women's leadership, senior
leadership, humanitarianism
and race relations.
As a youngster she volun-
teered to help process Ration
Cards during World War II and
served as a "Donut Dolly" for
the American Red Cross in
1945. Following retirement,
Furlong turned her energy to
volunteer work throughout
the community. She helped
establish the Beaches Soup
Kitchen, now known as the

Mission House and still regu-
larly delivers hot food to the
elderly through Meals on
Furlong served 16 years on
the Jacksonville Beach City
Council. Her accomplish-
ments include a tree ordinance
which provides guidelines for
developers. She was a public
school teacher for 41 years.
The 3,600-square-foot center
contains a multi-purpose
room, a full kitchen, rest-
rooms, offices, and activity
rooms. At a 1979 Jacksonville
Beach City Council meeting,
various citizens first broached
the need for a recreation cen-
ter for senior citizens at the
Beach. In August 1987, the
Jacksonville Beach City
Council, which included

Furlong, offered the county a
49-year lease on the land for
the center at a rate of $10 a
year. The county paid for con-
struction using U.S.
Community Development
Block Grant dollars.
Construction started in 1989
and was completed on July 1,
Operated by the City of
Jacksonville. Adult Services
Division, the center offers
nutrition programs and meals,
fitness and wellness opportu-
nities, presentations and spe-
cial guests, dancing, games,
arts and crafts, shopping
excursions and more.
To learn more about the
'. Bennie Houser Furlong Senior
Center call 241-3791.

Miss Florida brings message of smart decision-making


The decisions Kylie Williams made
in middle school have shaped the out-
come of her life.
As part of a "Right Decisions, Right
Now" program, the current Miss
Florida Tuesday told a cafeteria full of
Fletcher Middle School girls that the
decisions she made at their age have
made her the person she is today.
"You can be whatever you want if
you start making the right decisions,"
said Williams, Florida State
University senior and singer who has
opened for several country music con-
certs, including Rascal Flats, Toby
Keith and Lynryd Skynryd.
By middle school, Williams decided
she wanted to "be somebody."
But at 15, Williams suffered a severe
burn that melted three layers of skin
off her face.
"At first I thought I was blind," she
said. "But then I realized that it was
my forehead skin hanging over my
After a leave of absence from school,
one of her friends invited Williams to
a party to earn back some "cool
When Williams learned there would
be drugs and alcohol at the party, she
turned down the invitation.
"It would have been the first time in
my life I would have made a bad deci-
sion and it could have ruined my life,"
she told the girls.
Williams set out to become

Kylie Williams

Valedictorian of her high school and
would not be swayed by peer pressure.
She did not know at the time she had
more obstacles to face.
A group of girls who disliked
Williams tried to prevent her from
becoming Valedictorian by engaging in
a fight. The school Williams attended

had a policy that restricted anyone
involved in a fight from participating
in graduation ceremonies.
If Williams had made the decision to
defend herself and fight back, she
would have been banned from her
graduation ceremony. She did not
fight back.
As a result, .she went on to become
Valedictorian and attend college.
Williams told the students she now
has three job offers on the table with a
starting annual salary of $70,000.
"Because of the choices I've made in
life, I'm set for life," she said.
She saw the girl who attacked her
several years later.
"Nine years later, [she] was handing
me my change at a gas station," said
Williams, who at the time, was on her
way to meet with the governor of
Williams has also since discovered
being a burn victim served a greater
purpose in her life.
After starring in a reality show for
Miss America contestants, Williams
confessed to other co-stars that she
was severely burned underneath her
The show's producers wanted her to
share her story with everyone.
"When I had been burned, I asked
'why?' Because it was in my destiny to
inspire burn victim's across the World
as a burn-victim beauty queen."
"If there's something going on in
your life that 's not working out,
there's a reason for it. There's a reason
for everything in your life."

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!"
- Clare Berry, Homeowner and founder of Berry & Co. Real Estate

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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!"
- Russ Goodman, Homeowner and Re/MaxAtlantic Real Estate Agent


Protect your home

Clare Berry
Berry & Co.
Real Estate

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Nathaniel Robert Glasser, 28,
of Atlantic Beach was arrested
May 27 and was charged with
burglary to a dwelling becom-
ing armed with a dangerous
weapon and grand theft with a
firearm in the 1800 block of
McClure Lane, according to a
police report. According to the
report, Glasser was a suspect in
the burglary of a home on May
14 in which a loaded .45 cal-
iber pistol was stolen. He also
struck a vehicle as he left the
area, police said. Glasser
turned himself in to police, the
report said.
* * *
Auto burglary was reported
May 27 in-the 500 block of 1st
Street South. A purse valued at
$300 was stolen from a vehicle
along with a debit card, drivers
license and checks. An
unknown suspect pried off the
passenger door lock and
entered the victim's vehicle.

Auto burglary was reported
May 24 in the 8th Avenue
North end zone. The victim
returned to his vehicle to find
that an unknown suspect had
broken into' the car and
removed the entire glove com-
partment and its contents
which included a wallet and a
car stereo. The loss was esti-
mated at over $200.

A stolen 1998 Isuzu Rodeo
was recovered at 1:55 a.m. May
24 in the 1600 block of 1st
Street North. Police observed
the vehicle with four occu-
pants and attempted to initiate

Fran Allen
Fran Allen,
mother of
Dede Allen,
Jacque Allen
and Vanessa
Allen-Merry, "
died May 17,
2008. Her
service will be
held at 4 p.m.
lJaune.-_ 6- - at
Christ Episcopal Church,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
She had lived in the
Sanctuary Community in
Jacksonville Beach for the past
15 years. She and her husband
moved from Atlanta to the
Beach to be closer to their
grandchildren and daughters.
She was an accomplished
artist, but painting was her
passion. She loved to paint the
birds that landed in her back-
yard or on the canal, the dunes
with sawgrass, the seashore
and ocean. This was a perfect
place for her to do that, the
family said.
Her garage walls were her
gallery, and she gave her paint-
ings to friends and family who
admired them. She knew no
strangers and made friends eas-
ily with everyone who passed
by her yard, waving and saying
hello to all.
She was a wonderful Mom
who wore the britches in the
family and watched out for all
of us in her caring and loving
way, said the family. She will
be missed by everyone who
knew her, including her care-
giver and companion, Carol
Lamb, and will live on in the
hearts of her friends and fami-
She is survived by her three
daughters; son-in-law, David
Merry; grandson, Tilson Allen-
Merry; and granddaughter,
Alana Merry.
We will miss you, Mom; we
will see you and Dad again
sometime, the family said.
She would love knowing she
is helping a fellow painter
achieve their dream. A scholar-
ship fund to support students
attending summer classes in
painting is being established at
Penland School of Crafts in her
memory. Donations can be
sent to the Fran Allen
Scholarship Fund, c/o
Development Office, Penland
School of Crafts, P.O. Box 37,
Penland, NC 28765.
Arrangements by Greenlawn
Funeral Home and Cemetery,

Dean Charles Clark
Clark, 61, .of
Fla., died May
18, 2008 at
his residence.
B o r n
30, 1946 in
Conn., Clark lived in Ponte
Vedra Beach and,' in 2006,
moved to Englewood. He was a

a traffic stop. The vehicle sped
up and turned west onto 16th
Avenue North. Police found
the vehicle empty with the
engine still running and the
keys in the ignition. A witness
helped officers locate one of
the passengers who was
observed jumping a fence.

Grand theft was reported
May 23 in the 1900 block of
Beach Boulevard. A wallet con-
taining $350 in cash was
stolen from the game room at
a family entertainment center.
* * *
Tyler Daniel Hazen, 23, of
Jacksonville was arrested May
26 and charged with grand
theft and willful child neglect
at Adventure Landing in the
1900 block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a
police report. A victim told
police that his locker key went
missing and he returned to
find that his cell phone was
missing. Staff contacted police
and detained Hazen after he
was observed with a backpack
belonging to another park
patron. Police said he left two
children in the care of a
stranger while trying to con-
ceal the backpack outside of
the gates.
* * *
Emilie Michelle Gonzales-
Cortes, 25, of Tampa was
arrested May 24 and charged
with possession and purchase
of a controlled substance in
the 1300 block of 13th Avenue
South, according to a police
report. She was also charged
with concealing her informa-

computer technician for
BellSouth in Jacksonville for 30
Clark was a well-loved man
and father, his family said. He
enjoyed spending his days at
the beach, snorkeling and fish-
ing, or playing tennis.
He is survived by daughters,
Brooke Leah Clark and Amber
Marie Brewer, and stepson,
Cory Chance, all of
Jacksonville; mother, Virginia
M. Clark of Englewood, Fla.;
brother, Bradley Clark of
Charlotte, N.C.; sisters,
Jennifer Wilson of Sarasota,
Fla., Deborah Block of Boone,
N.C. and Robin Ewing of Punta
Gorda, Fla.; and numerous
nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by his
father, Donald N. Clark.
S-A memorial gathering cele-
brating his life will be held in
Englewood by the family at a
later date. Memorial contribu-
tions in his name are suggested
to the American Cancer
Society, 992 Tamiami Trail,
Unit C-2, Port Charlotte, FL
Friends may visit
www.robersonfh.com to sign
the guest book and extend
condolences to the family.
Arrangements by Roberson
Funeral Home, Port Charlotte

William Brendan
(Bill, Sweet
Old Bill)
Hayes died
May 27, 2008
after a briel
illness. He
was born ir. a
November r
25, 1925 in
New York,
N.Y., the fourth child of
Charles Joseph and Gertrude
O'Brien Hayes.
He graduated from Fordham
Prep, Fordham University and
Columbia University with
degrees in Chemistry and
Chemical Engineering. He was
a licensed professional engi-
neer in New York, Mississippi,
California and Oklahoma.
Hayes' engineering career
included work with Stauffer
Chemical in New York and
Ohio, American Potash in
California and Mississippi, and
Kerr McGee in Mississippi and
Oklahoma. He retired as vice
president of Kerr-McGee
Chemical in 1984, joining
SCM Chemicals as senior vice
president in Baltimore, Md.
until 1991.
After retirement, he served
on the board of directors of
Hitox Corporation. His work
involved manufacturing and
mining in Brazil, Sierra Leone,
South Africa, Australia, Sri
Lanka, China, Canada and the
He was an active member of
Our Lady Star of the Sea,
American Legion Palm Valley
Post 233, Churchmens Club

tion to obtain a prescription,
also referred to as doctor shop-
ping, the report said.
* * *
Auto burglary was reported
May 26 in the 1000 block of
1st Street North. The victim
told police she had the permis-
sion of a homeowner to park
in their driveway while she
went to the beach. She
returned to find her $3,000
purse, $400 wallet, a digital
camera and $850 worth of jew-
elry missing from the vehicle.

Alan Paul Thiemkey, 38, of
Jacksonville was arrested May
23 and charged with driving
with a suspended or revoked
license as a habitual offender
in the 200 block, of 18th
Avenue North, according to a
police report.

Beville Junius Smith, 49, a
transient, was arrested May 23
and charged with the posses-
sion of cocaine and possession
o a firearm or concealed
weapon by a convicted felon
in the 300 block of 10th Street
South, according to a police
report. Police conducting a
property check for a real estate
company observed Smith near
a shed. He had a small knife
concealed in his right hand
and crack cocaine was visible
on a bedroll located in the
storage shed, police said.
* * *
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported on May 11 in
the 900 block of Plaza Drive,
according to a police report.

and Sawgrass Master
Association. He enjoyed volun-
teering at Mayo Clinic and
driving for. the American
Cancer Society.
He is survived by'his wife of
53 years, Veola Parry Hayes of
Kings Point, N.Y.; his children,
Brendan Hayes (Katie) of Fort
Worth, Tex., Cecilia Shappee
(Joe) of Houston, Tex.,
Margaret Selby (George) of
Q(kial~ma .City _..Okla....and.
Charles Hayes (Bonnie) of
Boulder, Colo.; his sister,
Patricia Hayes Drennen of
Mission Viejo, Calif.; his pride
and joy, grandchildren Trevor,
Colleen, Will, Mitchell,
Preston, Donovan, Connor
and Kendrick; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be cel-
ebrated at 1 p.m. May.31 in
Otbr Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church, Ponte Vedra
Beach, with his nephew, Rev.
Christopher Drennen, O.S.A.,
as Celebrant and Monsignor
Daniel Logan as Con-
Celebrant. Inurnment will be
in Our Lady Star of the Sea
Columlbarium. A reception will
follow at Sawgrass Beach Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to
Guardian of Dreams, 920
Brentwood Ave., Jacksonville,
FL 32206.
His keen wit and humor will
be missed by all who were for-
tunate enough to know him,
the family said.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

Stephen Robert Hirst
St e.p h e n
Robert Hirst,
45, died sud-
denly May
27, 2008 ,
while on
business in
Key West.
The family i
will receive a
friends from
5-7 p.m. May
30 at Culley's MeadowWood
Funeral Home, Timberlane
Chapel, Tallahassee. A funeral
service will be held at 3 p.m.
June 1 at Trinity United
Church, Tallahassee.
Born November 16, 1962 in
Jacksonville Beach, Hirst grad-
uated from Fletcher High
School in 1981. He received a
Bachelor of Science degree in
Criminology from Florida State
University in 1985. He was a
Brother of Sigma Alpha
Epsilon Fraternity.
From the age of 14 he was an
involved community leader.
He earned the Eagle Scout
award, the highest designation
of the Boy Scouts of America,
and was an active member of
the youth group at Bethlehem
Lutheran Church, Jacksonville
Beach. Professionally, he
achieved membership in the
Society of CPCU (Chartered
Underwriter) and held the
position of industry relations
manager for the Florida

* * *
Loitering or prowling was
reported on May 21 in the 300
block of Skate Road, according
to a police report. The com-
plainant told police her 18-
year-old daughter showered at
approximately 5:30 a.m. and
saw an unknown person look-
ing in the window, according
to the report.

Burglary to a residence was
reported on May 24 in the 700
block of Amberjack Lane,
according to a police report.
The victim's bicycle was stolen
from her residence, according
to the report.

Battery was reported on May
23 on Belvedere Street, accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim told police two men
"jumped" her, according to a
police report. She said they hit
and kicked her, but she could
not give other details of the
incident, according to the

An 18-year-old woman was
arrested for petit theft on May
23 in the 1000 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report.
* * *
Cynthia Ann Trask, 46, was
arrested for fraudulently
obtaining or attempting to
obtain a controlled substance
on May 27 in the 1200 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report. A pharma-
cist received a call from a
woman who said she worked

Association of Insurance
As an involved parent, he
served as PTO president of
Desoto Trail and Deerlake
Schools, and was past chair-
man and member of the Leon
County District Advisory
Council. He was a member of
Trinity United Methodist
Church and active in church
youth mission programs.
He is survived by his wife,
Ara Elizabeth Rogers Hirst, and
daughters Emily Ann and Ara
Katherine. Other family sur-
vivors include his mother,
Karen Kluessner Hirst, and
father, Stanley Rothwell Hirst,
Jr., of Atlantic Beach; and his
sister, Anne Hirst Hutcheson,
and her husband, Jay
Hutcheson, of Orlando.
Extended family includes his
wife's parents, Mary Margaret
and Samuel B. Rogers Sr.;
brother, Samuel B. Rogers Jr.,
his wife, Laura Kilby Rogers,
and their sons, Samuel Brooks
Rogers, Donald Kilby Rogers
and Lamar Andrews Rogers,
and his sister-in-law, Ann
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Trinity United Methodist
Church Youth Program, P.O.
Box 1086, Tallahassee, FL

Elizabeth 'Betty'
" B e tt y "
Zoller, 87, of
died May 23,
2008 at St.
Luk e' s
She was born
15, 1920 to
Andrew and Mary Lukas Pepoy
in Beacon, N.Y.
Services were held May 25,
2008 at Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Home in Jacksonville
Beach. Father Michael Larkin
She was a member of St.
Noel's Catholic Church in
Willoughby Hills, Ohio. She
attended St. Paul's Catholic
Church in Jacksonville Beach
and Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church in Ponte
Vedra Beach.
She was a graduate of John
Hay High . School and
Cleveland Business College in
Cleveland, Ohio. She resided
in the Cleveland area until
1995, when she moved to
She was predeceased by her
parents; sister, Julia Szabo; and
brothers, Andrew and Edward
She is survived by her hus-
band, Don; sisters,. Mary
Megyesi and Frances Sweezy of
Cleveland; son, Kent, and
daughter-in-law, Jean, of
Belleair Beach, Fla.; son, Rick,
and daughter-in-law,
Stephanie, of Solon, Ohio; son,
Mark, and daughter-in-law,

for a doctor's office. The
woman called in a prescription
for 60 Loritab pills. The phar-
macist called the doctor's
office and they confirmed that
they did not write the prescrip-
tion, according to the report.

Charging or forging an
instrument of writing in a sub-
stantial manner with fraudu-
lent intent and uttering a
forged instrument were report-
ed on May 27, according to a
police report. The victim told
police she enrolled her 5-year-
old son in karate lessons and
was under the impression the
arrangement was to pay by the
month, according to the
report. When the victim
informed the business that she
would not be taking her son to
lessons any longer, the assis-
tant manager told her she
owed a balance of $5,400,
according to the report. The
victim hired an attorney who
said that the signature on the
contract was forged. Police
also agreed that the signature
was a forgery, according to the
* * *
John Robert Marshall Insley,
21, was arrested for battery on
a law enforcement officer and
misdemeanor charges of resist-
ing an officer without violence
and criminal.mischief on May
23 in the 100 block of First
Street, according to a police

Burglary was reported on
May 26 in the 1100 block of
Oceanwood Drive S., accord-

Judy, of St. Augustine, Beach,
Fla.; and grandchildren, Brian,
Jennifer, Lauren, Steven,
Kevin, Nick and Kaitlynn
She was a homemaker who
was family-oriented and loved
to cook and bake for the fami-
ly on holidays, her family said.
She was a watercolor artist and
prolific reader. She loved to do
needlework, gardening, ceram-
ics and other crafts, play cards
and board games, basketball,
croquet and ping pong.
She volunteered at the
Women's Club and St. Noel's
in Cleveland, Cypress Village
in Jacksonville and Seniors by
the Sea in Jacksonville Beach.
She will be missed by her
family, friends and neighbors,
the family said.

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ing to a police report. An
unknown suspect entered the
victim's residence through a
broken sliding glass door and
took 30 DVDs and jewelry,
according to the report.
* * *
Strong arm robbery and mis-
demeanor battery and assault
were reported on May 26 in
the 1100 block of Seagate
Avenue, according to a police
report. The victim told police
an acquaintance kicked her
several times in the back and
head and took $2,100, accord-
ing to the report.
* * *
Criminal mischief was
reported May 23 in the 100
block of Solana Road. Several
bricks were observed in the
roadway. A motorist who
reported the incident told
police that she started to go
around the bricks when a brick
or other large object struck her
right front windshield and
right door causing $1,100 in
damages. The driver said she
did not see anyone on the side
of the road or run from the

Auto burglary was reported
May 24 in the 800 block of A1A
North. An Ipod and a laptop
computer were stolen from the
vehicle while the victim was at
work. The victim said the car
was locked but the window is
easily opened. The loss was
estimated at $900.
* * *
Grand theft was reported
May 25 in the 100 block of
Crossroads Lakes Drive. The
victim told police that she
went to put some of her jewel-
ry away and noticed several
pieces valued at over $10,650
were missing. The victim lives
alone and said that no one has
information about where she
keeps her jewelry.

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Patricia M. Hoffman, 52, ended
her decade long battle against breast cancer
on May 21, 2008. Pat was a cherished
mother, wife, aunt and friend.
Born in Washington, DC on February
S'" ' 11, 1956 to Frederick and Dorothea Rowe.
Pat was raised with her 6 brothers and
sisters in Maryland, moving to the San
Francisco Bay area while in high school.
She served her country in the United States
Navy, and was honorably discharged as
Radioman Third Class. In 1977, Pat
. married her husband of 31 years, Richard
G.. Hoffman which began her life as a Navy
,' wife. As they traveled to California,
Massachusetts, Virginia and Jacksonville,
she steadfastly pursued her goal of
becoming a nurse, even while raising two young daughters and meeting all the
demands of her husband's career. The first milestone in reaching her goal was
met when she graduated from UNF in 1984.
Her husband's career happily brought the family back home to Jacksonville
Beach in 1992 where she was able to use that stability to turn her full attention to
pursuing her next goal of becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife. She earned her
Masters of Science in Nursing in 1994 from the University of Florida and for the
next fourteen years, Pat helped bring joy to hundreds of families in Jacksonville
by providing compassionate care to the patients of several OB/GYN practices.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Richard G. Hoffman, Jr. and
daughters Christine Hoffman and Linda Hoffman as well as her family and
extended family of "nieces" and friends. Her strength, wit and caring spirit will
be remembered by all those who knew her and knew of her.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to those who helped Pat
throughout her lengthy battle but most especially Dr. Tom Gaddis and the caring
nurses and staff of Hematology/Oncology Associates. The family is especially
grateful to the caring doctors, nurses and staff at the Baptist, Downtown MSICU
and the McGraw Center of the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida who
helped guide our journey in the final stages.
A Memorial Service, led by Reverend Gabe Goodman, will be conducted at
3PM (TODAY), May 30, 2008 at Community Presbyterian Church in Atlantic
Beach. The family wishes to honor her dedication to the nursing profession by
requesting that gifts in lieu of flowers be sent to the University of North Florida
Foundation, designated to the Pat Hoffman Memorial Scholarship Fund at UNF,
1 UNF Drive, Suite 39/3032, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-7699. Arrangements
entrusted to Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville
Beach (904)-249-2374.

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May 30, 2008

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Beach Marine seeks permit from JB l

The owners of a Jacksonville
Beach business are sounding off
about the city's failure to renew a
permit that allows outdoor
Representatives of Beach
Marine located at 2309 Beach
Boulevard are seeking resolution
to the ongoing request for a
sound permit.
David Siddall, chief financial
officer for Beach Marine,
appealed to the City Council last
November to help resolve the
issue out of court.
Six months later, Siddall said
the permit is still pending with-
out any explanation for the
"It's hard to -believe [this
much time has passed] for some-
thing as simple as a sound per-
mit," he said Tuesday. "The
thing that is the most trouble-
some is that after all this time we
still have received nothing in
writing that says 'yes, here's your
permit' or 'no, we are not going
to give you the permit and here's
why'. The just won't go on
record with anything definite."
In September, 2007, Beach
Marine submitted an application
to the City Clerk to renew the
business' sound permit.All of the
permits were automatically
renewed except for the sound
and banquet hall catering per-
Siddall said the business
received nothing from the city
to indicate that the permits were
suspended or revoked.'
According to Siddall, City
Manager George Forbes last
November said the issue could

be resolved within 30 days if
Beach Marine would complete
two changes to their renewal
Forbes requested that Beach
Marine submit a drawing of the
deck area to illustrate where the
sound would generate in rela-
tion to the portion of the deck
leased by Fast Boys Pierside, also
in the Beach Marine complex.
He also requested that the
physical address be changed to
reflect a separation of the two
physical properties.
Siddall said he submitted the
requested rendering and amend-
ed the addresses to 2309 A and
2309 B consistent with the deck
as part of the original address per
the Duval County Property
Appraiser's Office.
An amended application for
renewal of the sound permit was
submitted to the city on Feb. 1,
Planning and Development
Director Steve Lindorff respond-
ed to Beach Marine March 24.
Siddall said he met with Lindorff
and City Attorney Steve
Stratford the following day .and
was told that the city planned to
wait for the outcome of the Fast
Boys' case before. moving for-
ward with their application.
"Beach Marine has stated and
continues to believe that the city
is obligated to issue their sound
permit without regard to any lit-
igation with Fast Boys," accord-
ing to a written chronology
tracking the permit process. The
chronology was provided by
Beach Marine.
"Nevertheless, they agreed to
be patient, once again and wait."
The owners of the wing fran-

chise sued Lindorff for withhold-
ing the rezoning designation
that allowed the restaurant to
extend the licensed premises for
alcohol and food sales.
Circuit Court Judge Lance Day
issued an order April 10 in favor
of Fast Boys, ruling that it was
"an improper mode of code
enforcement for [Lindorff] to
withhold his signature on the
DBPR application."
Again, Siddall said he was con-
tacted by Forbes and Stratford
on April 30, both contending
that the issue would be resolved
the following week.
During the week of May 12,
Siddall said city officials request-
ed a copy of the lease agreement
with Fast Boys Pierside.
"Every point of contention
they have addressed and they
have had it," Pennington said.
"Unless the permit is issued they
are suing and wasting even more
tax payers money.
Unfortunately, the city will be
the ones wasting the money."
Stratford Tuesday said the
issue is "not a point of con-
tention but a matter of clarifica-
"There are a number of points
that need to be clarified. We
need to see how much of the
deck is being rented out to Fast
Boys. If someone is going to rent
a piece of property I want to
know how much of it is for out-
door seating," Stratford said.
"Tell me about it. They sent
me a drawing but it doesn't tell
how many feet it is. If they are
not going to give it to me I am
going to poke around until I get
my hands on it. If I have that
than the problem is solved.'

Deck space and how it is used near Beach Marine is at the core of an ongoing discussion
between the owners and the city of Jacksonville Beach in regards to a permit issuance.

Siddall said Beach Marine pro-
vided the portion of the lease
"that was relevant" to the situa-
tion and, a week later, submit-
ted a written letter to Stratford
stating they would install a rope
barrier delineating the separa-
tion of the deck space.
."We provided it and they
accepted it. There was no further
discussion or requests for more
information," he said. "This is
an endless round robin. We just
can't get a straight answer."
Siddall said the subject of the
lease was never broached in
early discussions regarding the
permit and seemed to surface

during the Fast Boys litigation.
"It was never a point of dis-
cussion. That came up subse-
quent to Judge Day's ruling on-
the Fast Boys case," he said. "I
think it has more to do with that
than our request for a sound per-
Lindorff Wednesday said he
recently returned from an eight-
day vacation and was unaware if
the city's request for the lease
information was met.
"I haven't seen anything," he
said. "Where it last stood was
that we needed to know how
much space Fast Boys' outdoor
dining area was and how they

proposed to demark it. We need
to make sure we were issuing a
permit that would not cross over
both businesses because Fast
Boys is not allowed any music."
Siddall said he is confident
that Beach Marine has provided
all of the information necessary
for the city to render a decision.
He is disappointed that the city
has not been as forthcoming.
"We have done everything
that has been asked of us then
things changed again," he said.
"That has sort of been the histo-
ry - a lot ,of broken promises
and no follow through."


Julie Little Brewer with
Remax Coastal Real Estate in
Ponte Vedra Beach recently
completed a luxury home
marketing training course
offered by The Institute for
Luxury Home Marketing held
over the RE/MAX Satellite
Network. The course -- which
covered such topics as demo-
graphics of the affluent,

lifestyle segmentation, trends
and amenities in today's luxu-
ry homes, and creating a mar-
keting plan for the multimil-
lion dollar property - was
developed by Laurie Moore-
Moore, author of the book,
Rich Buyer, Rich Seller! The
Real Estate Agents' Guide to
Marketing Luxury Homes.
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Presser, Lahnen &
Edelman, a Jacksonville-based
certified public accounting
(CPA) firm has been honored
with the award for
Outstanding Leadership
Giving per Capita by United
Way of Northeast Florida. The
award was presented at the
annual Celebrate Leadership
event on May 1 at the Casa

Marina Hotel, in Jacksonville
Beach. The gathering honored
Leadership donors and out-
standing companies who have
given $1,000 or more to the
United Way. Matthew
Edelman, shareholder and
Director of Accounting and
Audit Services at Presser,
Lahnen & Edelman, accepted
the award on the firm's tVh'alf:

* * *
Boys & Girls Clubs of
Northeast Florida has hired
Gary Becka of Atlantic Beach
as the Director of Operations
and Darby Stubberfield of
Avondale/Riverside as the
Director of Development.

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may meet

on the


It appears Fletcher and
Nease high schools will
finally get together again
on the gridiron. Plans are in
the works for a late August
preseason game to be played
at Panther Stadium.
For history buffs, the
Senators and Panthers last
met in 1996 and most foot-
ball fans feel it's been far too
long since the Beaches-area
rivals mixed things up wear-
ing pads and helmets.
Since Nease already has a
contract in place to play
Arlington Country Day
School in its preseason open-
er, there are complications to
the Senators-Panthers
matchup. For example, it
might turn into a three-team
affair for the Senators,
Panthers and Apaches. Each
squad would take on the
other two for a quarter of
play in round-robin style
That's not ideal, but at
least would get Nease and
Fletcher on the field at the
saiie tiime.-: : :
However, whether ACD
remains viable as a private
school appears to be in seri-
ous jeopardy. A shortfall in
teachers' pay, vandalism that
closed the campus for four
days and a visit last week by
two accrediting organizations
has fueled speculation that
the school could be closed or
Changes in Arlington
Country Day's status could
render the contract with
Nease null and void, setting
the stage for a Senators-
Panthers showdown as the
preseason game for both
That's clearly a good thing
for area sports fans. Fletcher
and Nease already do battle
during the regular season in
most sports, and those games
are among the most highly-
anticipated on the schedule.
From a purely X's and O's
standpoint, the match-up is
intriguing because Fletcher
has historically been known
as a methodical, grind-it-out
running team, while Nease
became a high-flying, pass-
oriented, try-to-score-50-
points-a-game unit under for-
mer head coach Craig
Power vs. Finesse. Tradition
vs. Innovation. Strength vs.
Cynics will ask why the
two Beaches football teams
didn't get together when
Ciatrick Fason was running
wild in Purple and White, or
when quarterbacks Tim
Tebow and Ted Stachitas were
leading the Green and Gold
to three straight state cham-
pionship game appearances.
Nease's football program
was decimated by the open-
ing of Ponte Vedra High
School, but the Panthers still
have a good nucleus of sen-
iors, some of whom have 15
state playoff games of experi-
ence under their chin straps.
Nease (13-2 ,in 2007)
recently dropped its Week 3
game with defending Class
2A state champion Madison
County, so the addition of
another quality opponent
like Fletcher (8-3 in 2007) is
Not that Nease needed to
beef up its fall slate. After
opening with 3A state semi-
finalist North Marion, the
Panthers play 3A state run-
ner-up St. Augustine, 5A
Daytona Beach Mainland, 4A
Lake City Columbia and 5A
state semifinalist Bartram.

Sharks set for spring football debut


There will be no shortage of
football players for Saturday's
exhibition game between Ponte
Vedra and Creekside highs at
Nease Stadium.
But both fledgling St. Johns
County schools are having dif-
ficulty putting together coach-
ing staffs during a county-wide
hiring freeze.
Ponte Vedra High head foot-
ball coach Mike Loyd, who will
teach RE. next fall, has only
one other teacher/coach on his
staff, David Scott, currently at
Landrum Middle School.'
The remainder of his spring
coaching staff consists of par-
ents and volunteers.
Greg Stanton, the football
coach at Creekside, is in the
same boat. The only coach he
has who is also a teacher is
Shane Bowers, who spent last
season as a linebacker coach at
Both of Creekside's coordina-
tors, Sam Disch (defense) and
Thomas Laubach (offense) are
teachers at Terry Parker High in
Duval County.
"No school in St. Johns
County is hiring externally,"
said PV High principal Craig
Speziale, a former high school
football coach in Dade County.
"These are the worst econom-
ic times for schools that I've
seen in the past 24 years. I even
helped out coaching a little this
Loyd, a former NFL quarter-
back, runs the PV High offense,

Vedra High
and special
coach Bill
players go
punting for-
drills during
Bates, a
former NFL
star for the
is one of
on the

while former Dallas Cowboy
safety Bill Bates is in charge of
defense and special teams.
Bates is an unpaid volunteer
coach with a son on the team.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars
lineman Eugene Chung is also
helping out with the Sharks,
when he's not out of town on
Bates, who was in Dallas on
business Thursday, said he'll be
at Nease Saturday when the
Sharks and the Knights take the
field for the 1 p.m. kickoff.
"It will be a controlled scrim-
mage, but it should be excit-
ing," the former NFL all-pro
and former Nease assistant
coach said.
"Tuesday was the best prac-
tice we've had so far. It's great to
just watch the kids improve."
Creekside has about 60 play-
ers out, all of whom are either
ninth or 10th graders, Stanton
Unlike Loyd, Stanton, who
coached Class 5A Terry Parker
to a 6-4 season in 2007, is not
coaching incoming freshmen
this spring.
"We spent the first week
doing speed and agility drills to
identify athletic ability," said
Stanton, who coached first-
round NFL draft pick Keith
Rivers (USC) in 2002 at Lake
Mary High in Central Florida.
"We didn't put on helmets
until May 12. The first thing
they told me was we wouldn't
have any linemen, but we're
not bad."
. According to Stanton, the
Knights have linemen ranging

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Photos by ROB DeANGELO
Ponte Vedra High quarterback Clint Cronin throws under the watchful eye of Sharks head coach
Mike Loyd (background) during practice Tuesday at Davis Park.

from 230 to 300 pounds. One
of his guards is 280 and the
right tackle is 260.
"I always put my five best
linemen on the offensive line,"
added Stanton, a former center
in high school and college.
"We'll run the option with a

shotgun spread look."
Stanton calls his squad "a
pretty good jayvee team right
The Knights, who will play as
an independent next fall, open
their inaugural season on Friday,
Sept. 5 at Class 4A Palatka.

At PV High, Loyd is coaching
the quarterbacks, running
backs and receivers, many of
whom played on Nease's suc-
cessful junior varsity team in
Quarterbacks include Otto
Gruhn Jr. and Clint Cronin.
Tanner Bates, Mike Ellis, and
J.P. Lemaster are a few of the
recognizable names at receiver.
Other Nease products include
Clay Mazza, Bryce Johnson,
Nick Freeman and lineman
Brandon Ingalls.
Bates said Chris Damm, a ris-
ing sophomore, is making a
name for himself at linebacker.
"A handful of these kids I
coached on the [Pop Warner]
midget level when Tanner was
in eighth grade," said Bates,
whose son will be a junior next
"The majority of the kids
stayed' at Nease; but .that has
given- a lot of theirr guys the
chance to play."
The Sharks, who will also
play as an independent, open
their 10-game varsity slate with
an away game with Bartram
Trail High. Creekside will host
the Sharks on Sept. 15. PV will
host the Knights on Nov. 7.
But Saturday marks the first
contest of many between the
St. Johns County sister schools.
"We don't want to be the first
Creekside team to lose an ath-
letic event," said Stanton.
"I want us to come out of the
gate strong," said Speziale, a
former football player and
wrestler at North Miami Beach
"What's exciting is that we
can both have a spring game
without either school being
opened yet."

Enter your sports photos in our contest

FROM STAFF to: sports@beachesleader.com. sports pages. Then, toward the
Another method of entering the con- end of summer, we'll publish
test is to drop off a copy of your photo the best of the best and deter-
T cie Leader is happy to launch its at our office, located at 1114 Beach mine winners.
first-ever summer sports photo Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach. For those Prizes (probably cash) will
contest beginning June 1. This is arriving after hours or on weekends, be awarded for the top sub-
your opportunity to showcase camera there is a mail slot located next to the mitted pictures.
skills, compete for prizes and get your front door. Be as creative as you like
work published in the paper. The third method of submitting but here are a few tips that
There are just a couple of simple entries is the good old U.S. Postal may help in getting a jump
rules: Submitted photographs must Service. Place photo and information on the competition.
relate to sports or recreational activi-, in an envelope and mail it to: The 1. Check camera batteries
ties, and each photo must be accompa- Beaches Leader, Attn: Photo Contest, before leaving home.
nied by a note identifying who is in P.O. Box 50129, Jacksonville Beach, FL Sounds simple, but can
the picture and who was behind the 32240. 'often be overlooked.
camera. As we receive photos, we'll deter- 2. Try to keep the sun
To keep things fair, we request that mine which ones are at your back - in other
professionals refrain from entering the ---- ords on your subject
contest. We define a pro- - when shooting.
fessional as " .3. Don't be afraid
someone who . . of your camera's
derives a portion flash, even on sunny
of their income .i days. The flash can
from photogra- help illuminate
phy. 4 . faces and mini-
Also, no 1W, \ mize shadows.
Photoshopping or That's always a
other digital . .. good thing.
manipulation 4. A good rule
other than crop- of thumb: If
ping or slight you're not happy with
sharpening. This your pictures, move closer. If
contest is about i your camera has a zoom fea-
photography, not \ ture, use it.
about one's expert- 5. Anytime you have the
ise with graphic ball and a facial expression in
applications. the frame, you've got a win-
How can you sub- ner.
mit a photo? The ,, 6. Many of the best sports
first, and most pre- pictures are made after the
ferred way, is via e- play is over, so don't stop
mail. Simply send a shooting. Capturing action is
.jpeg file of your producnon gre.t, getting a shot that shows emo-
photo along with the tion can be even better.
pertinent information quality and run them weekly on our 7. Look for the offbeat. Crouch

down for a different angle or try to
shoot something from
That's a
Assure way to
make your
entry stand
The most
S "rule, of
course, is to
have fun
With this con-
test. It costs
nothing to
enter and
there's a good
possibility your
photos will
make into -
print. There's a
sense of satisfac-
t ion seeing a pic-
.1 ture you've taken
.' published for all
to see.
SThe Beaches
area provides
plenty of opportu-
nities for good
sports photos for
those willing to take advantage.
Surf contests, triathlons, ocean
swims, youth swimming leagues and
instruction, skateboarding, kids soccer
leagues, softball, baseball, instructional
camps and fun runs are just some of
the events scheduled to take place in
our community this summer. All offer
the chance to take that contest-win-
ning picture..
So get out there and start taking
those memorable photos. We look for-
ward to seeing what you come up with.

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Grom Surf Series aims to develop young talent


T sjue goal of Charley Hajek's
| Gnarly Charley's Grom
Surf Series is to groom
groms, or young surfers, for
surfing competition and life.
The Grom Surf Series is starting
back up on June 7 at the
Jacksonville Beach Pier.
Hajek used to run an annual
event called the Sticky Bumps
surf contest which ran for 10
years. Some of the past cham-
pions included Asher Nolan,
Aaron Cormican, Gabe Kling,
Jeremy Creator and Jeff Crego.
Recently, Hajek has taken on
a huge challenge to teach
groms at a very young age how
to surf competitions. The
Grom divisions include the fol-
lowing: 10 years old and under,
11-13, 14-16, and girls open. If
the girls are 10 or under they
will have the option to surf
with the boys.
"I want to help groms out in
contests so that when they surf
ESA [Eastern Surfing
Association] or N.S.S.A.,
[National Scholastic Surfing
Association], or any other con-
test, they will have the confi-

dence to do well," said Hajek.
"A lot of
groms surf in
their first con-
test and get
blown out
because of this
situation. The
surf series gives
groms a chance
to build their
self esteem,
increase confi-
dence, gain
improve athlet-
ic ability, and
most impor-
tantly make
new friends."
Hajek teach-
es groms all
the ins and
outs and how
to succeed in
advancing to
the next heat
in a contest. I
The Gnarly
Charley Surf Cu t
Series also
focuses on helping groms to
understand that it is important
to be surfing for the fun as well
as good sportsmanship.


As Hajek says: "A good loser
is a great win-
Charley's main
objective is to
groom the
groms to be
excellent com-
petitors, as well
as to become
"I feel that it
is important
for groms to
associate with
good role mod-
els and as
many positive
outlets as possi-
ble," said
Hajek. "This
will help keep
the groms off
the streets and
out of trouble.
You can't get
into any trou-
ire ble in the
Contest dates are: June 7,
June 21, July 12, July 26,
August 9,vSeptember 27,
October 25. All contests will be

held at the Jacksonville Beach
Pier and will start promptly at
9 a.m. Contest entry fees are
$25 per event.
For more info on Gnarly
Charley's Grom Surf Series,
dates and locations, go to the
following website: gnarly-
charleysurfseries.com, or call
the contest hotline 247-6763.

Hanging 10
"Hanging 10" a surfari
through time exploring the
origins and evolution of the
.lax Beach surf scene featur-
ing vintage photos, films and
memorabilia, will be on dis-
play at the Beaches Museum
& History Center from June
12 until Sept. 28.
A \ IP Grand Opening gala
is slated for June 14 from 7
p m. until 11 p.m. Tickets are
$10 in advance or $15 at the
door. Phone 241-5657 for
more info.
The gala will include
never-before-seen local
footage from the 1960s, raffle
drawings and a chance to
meet [ax Beach surfing leg-


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The Ponte Vedra U-12 All Star team defeated Jax Beach All
Stars 8-3 to win the San Souci Invitational Tournament. Front
row: Ryan Applegate, Sam Feidler, Josh Shapiro, Jonathan
Sherman, Greg Tronti, Evan Heffner. Back row: Walker Sheller,
coach Flood, Freddie Wainio, Tyler Flood, coach McKenna,
Jordan McKenna, coach Sheller, Connor Wyckoff.

Sunshine Baseball School
has announced is schedule for
this summer. The school is
open to:those players 6-12,.;:,
years of agevhoare 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 Thursdays.
Instructors include Dr. Jim
Timmons, former varsity base-
ball coach at Fletcher High
with more than 20 years of
teaching the game, and cur-
rent Fletcher assistant coach
Boomer Bernstein.
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.

Still a few good events even

as racing season concludes

he local 2007-2008 rac-
ing season is rapidly
coming to a close. We
can, of course, expect some
fine races over the summer
months but they will be
rather thin on the ground.
The attention will turn away
from the pure road run and
more toward the triathlon
and the track.
More than 800 people fin-
ished the Florida Striders'
Memorial Day 5K in Green
Cove Springs on May 26th.
Although 25-year-old Justin
Jacobs won the race in 15
minutes and 59 seconds, some
31 seconds better than 45-
year-old John Metzger, it is
Metzger who leads this sea-
son's Jacksonville Grand Prix
Looks like all Metzger has to
do now is show up for the
final JGP event, the Run For
The Pies, and the $1,000
purse is his. Metzger won the
Grand Prix last season and
Jacobs finished second.
Because the JGP scoring sys-
tem tends to favor the old
over the young, Jacobs will
have to be content with being
the runner-up once again.
Running and golf seldom
ever play well together. I can
attest to that. I love running
on golf courses but I am con-
stantly getting kicked off of
them. But on June 7th the
two come together for the
Neighborhoods of World Golf
Village 5K, an event that is
open to all runners and walk-
As you probably surmised,
the race takes place inside the
World Golf Village just north
of St. Augustine along 1-95. As
I suspected, they don't like
encroachers like me - the
race will be run on the roads,
not on their lush golf course..
The 5K starts at 8 a.m. and
at 9 there is also a one-mile
fun run for kids.
The best part seems to be
when the runs are over. There
will be a massive raffle with
prizes that include an $800

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golf package, a night at the
Renaissance Resort worth
$250, two nights at the La
Terra Resort and Spa and piles
of other valuable prizes. Live
music by King Eddie and Pill
Pili will also be on hand.
All the kids will get a medal
for finishing the fun run and
there will be an inflatable
Moon Walk, clowns, face
painting, balloons and loads
to eat and drink.
Call 731-1900 for more
information on this event.
A week later, on June 14th,
the Run For The Pies will take
place in downtown
Jacksonville. The Pies is more
than a race, it is a fest.
As the last Grand Prix race,
it celebrates the end of anoth-
er great racing season. It is no
wonder that several years ago
Runners World magazine list-
ed Jacksonville as one of its
Top 10 Running Cities in the
USA. Runners here have a lot
to be proud about and plenty
of reasons to be thankful.
The Pies is two events, one
for the swift and another for
the rest of us. First up is the
Mizuno Invitational 5K, open
to any male who has run
under 17-minutes and any
female under 20-minutes in
the last year. It begins at 7:30
p.m. in front of the
Jacksonville Landing. The
course is a one-kilometer loop
that runners bash out five
times. They probably hate it

but spectators love theeasy-
to-view race course.
The women are given a
two-minute "equalizer" head
start over the men. There is a
$700 cash purse, free Mizuno
shoes and a $100 bonus for
the winner, man or woman.
At 8 p.m., the Run For The
Pies Open Race takes place.
The out-and-back course will
go from the Landing to the
, Municipal,Stadium and any
man who breaks 20-minutes
and every woman who runs
under 24-minutes will be
given the coveted pie.
Additionally, over 250 medals
will be awarded within the
age groups.
Afterwards, a huge party
will be underway inside the
Landing that will include
thousands of dollars worth of
giveaway merchandise, free
food and a live band.
Call 731-1900 to learn
Also on June 14th is the sec-
ond Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon that takes place at
Mickler's Landing in Ponte
Vedra Beach at 7 a.m. As
always, it is a sprint triathlon:
Quarter-mile ocean swim,
10.5-mile bike and 3-mile run.
The series third (final) event
will be on July 12.
Log on to beachesine-
arts.org to get all the details.
This Friday night, May
30th, don't miss the 33rd
annual Mile Festival present-
ed by JTC Running (formerly
known as the Jacksonville
Track Club). This unique cel-
ebration of the Mile includes
a one-mile race walk (7 p.m.)
and several other mile races
run by age group divisions
from 7:10 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.
As with all the JTC track
meets, kids are encouraged to
attend. The action takes place
on the track at Bolles High
School on San Jose Blvd.
Awards? Yes; and there is
even free pizza for all partici-
pants and spectators.
Call Lamar Strother, 388-
7860 or 384-8725, for more

Registration fee is $15 through
Aug. 31 or $20 from Sept. 1
through Sept. 11.
For more information visit
tm or e-mail joe.pelley@com-

Football Camps
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 play-
ers entering grades 9-12 will
take 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.

Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro
running back Fred Taylor will


Photo submitted
The Fletcher Middle School girls track team recently won the
Eastern Division at the district championships. Above, Marlee
Harris came in first in the 1,600-meter run and was part of the
winning. 4X400 relay team.

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Offense-Defense Football Camp
June 15-19 at Jacksonville
Now in its 40th season of
conducting the only full-con-
tact football camp in the coun-
try, O-D. the official camp of
the NFL Coaches Association,
will conduct camps in 35 cities
featuring instruction from

some of the top talent and top
minds in the game.
For more information or to
register for the camp, visit web-
site o-d.com or phone (843)
Cost'is $695 for sleepover
camp, $580 for extended day;,,
camp, and $460 for day camp.
Deadline for participant regis-
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Link between ACL tears, heredity

W hen I first met Taylor
he was 15. At that
Time I was seeing
him for his knee, and he
recalled that he had been
moving quickly down the field
with the ball, and only one
player stood between him and
the goal. As he went to make
his move, he planted his left
foot and cut hard to the right,
and then he heard a loud pop,
and his left knee simply col-
He felt a terrible pain in his
knee and fell to the ground.
Taylor's soccer coach quickly
reached his player lying on the
field, and Taylor reported that
his bent knee felt out of place.
Taylor was assisted in
straightening his knee, and his
knee clunked back into its
proper position, and his pain
was reduced. He was now able
to stand and walk, although
his knee felt very weak and
soon began to swell.
Taylor's coach happened to
be a physical therapist, and he
suspected that Taylor had
"blown out his knee," the
dreaded phrase used to
describe tearing of the anterior
cruciate ligament, or ACL.
The coach recommended to
the player's parents that they
see an orthopedic surgeon,
and asked if they knew any.
Mom stated that they did, and
that they knew what all of this
"ACL business" meant. Turns
out, I had surgically repaired
their daughter's torn ACL.
When I saw Taylor and con-
firmed that he had indeed
torn his ACL, and that he too
would require surgery to
rebuild his knee, his parents
couldn't believe their family's
bad luck. It would only get
worse for them from there.
That was about eight years
ago. Since then, Taylor's broth-
er has torn his ACL, which I
surgically fixed, and then

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II Football Camp
The second annual Bring It
Youth Football Camp, hosted
by Jacksonville Jaguars line-
backer Mike Peterson and free
of charge for 250 youngsters,
will take place Saturday, May
31 at Ribault High in
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 empha-
sizes fundamentals, form, tech-
nique and different aspects of
each position along with good
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
phone 1-800-717-0337.
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.
riders BSL is a recreational soccer
league for players 4 to 12 years
I 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
support the girls and boys soc-
cer 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 oider to partici-
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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 mid-October.
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.
Surf League
Jax Beach Surf League will
offer an after-school program
geared for kids ages 8-18 who
already love to surf.
The inaugural season takes
place from August to October
and will consist of two practices
per week that begin at 4 p.m.
and run until 6:30 p.m.
Program will not be run like a
surf camp; participants must
have their own equipment and
participate fully in practices.
League members will pay a
monthly fee at the beginning of
each month. For more informa-
tion contact Garrett at 476-9048
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Taylor tore his right ACL,
which also required surgery.
His parents have asked me if
I have ever seen anything like
this in my career, and the only
thing remotely similar was a
case involving a set of twin
boys, one who tore his ACL in
karate, and the other who sus-
tained the same injury a week
later jumping on a trampoline.
Taylor's parents have
become junior experts in the
treatment of ACL injuries,
having gone through five ACL
tears in three children. This
would certainly suggest a
hereditary relationship.
Dr Peter Fowler, of the
University of Western Ontario
and London Health Science
Center, has wondered how
common these sibling related
injuries occurred. He presented


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the results of his study at the
annual meeting of the Acade-
my of Orthopedic Surgeons.
His findings were that the
sibling of an ACL-injured
patient was twice as likely to
sustain the same injury as the
normal population. In fact, if
one sibling had previously
torn his or her ACL, the study
revealed that there was a 26
percent chance of the other
active sibling tearing his ACL.
These findings may suggest
that parents consider a knee
protective program for their
children should one family
member sustain an ACL
injury, especially in females
where ACL injury rates are
Although the study didn't
specifically address these types
of programs, they have been
shown in the past to reduce
ACL injury rates. Specific
sports that carry a high risk of
ACL injury, such as soccer,
should also be addressed with
family members.
This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, med-
icine, and safety. It is not intend-
ed to serve as a replacement for
treatment by your regular doctor.
Specific concerns should be dis-
cussed with your physician. Mail
questions to Gregory Smith, MD -
Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034.

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Courtyard Music
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
sponsored by The Shoppes at
200 First Street. "Tropico
Steel Solo Pan Man," on May
30, features Barry Olsavsky.
Olsavsky performs on
Invader Lead Pan and Double
Seconds as a "One Man
Band." For information, call

Author Visit
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
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, at 4
p.m. May 31 to discuss and
sign copies of his book. Call
The Bookmark at 241-9026
for information.

Florida Sea Turtles
Talbot Islands hosts inter-
pretive programs for the
entire family. Sea turtles will
be presented at 1 p.m. June 1
at Fort George Island
Cultural State Park. A park
ranger will explain the lifecy-
cle of the sea turtle and the
importance of these crea-
tures. No reservations are
necessary, and the program is
free. For information, call the
Talbot Islands Ranger Station
at (904) 251-2320.

Steve Vaughn's tropical
panoramic photographs will
be on display June 3-July 30
at First Street Gallery, 216-B
First Street, Neptune Beach.
An opening reception will be
held from 7-9 p.m. June 6.
V i s i t
www.firststreetgallery.com or
call 241-6928 for informa-

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

Songwriters Night
Songwriters Night [Best
Friend's Day] is held from 6-8
p.m. June 8 in the theater of
the Adele Grage Community
Center, Atlantic Beach. Doors
open at 5:45 p.m. for the free
event, hosted by Mike
Shackleford. For informa-
tion, visit the Atlantic Beach
w e b s i t e ,
Gallery Exhibition
A gallery exhibition, the
Best of Show winner from
the Dec. 2007 member exhi-
bition, will be held through
July 5 at the Cultural Center
at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50
Executive Way. For informa-
tion, visit www.ccpvb.org

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 novelty items.
The works are contributions
from artists such as Bud
Evans, Fred Collins, Gatha
Gilbert, Steve Houst6n, Glen
Frazier and Bob Sey.

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. For informa-
tion, call 904-356-6857 or
visit www.cummer.org.

Blues Jams
Blues Jams are held from
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every
Wednesday at Mardi Gras,
123 San Marco Ave., St.
Augustine. For information,
call 823-8806 or visit

photo submitted
The tropical panoramic photography of Steve Vaughn opens Friday, June 6, at First Street Gallery in Neptune Beach. A reception is 7 to 9 p.m. at 216-B First Street.

Alhambra tooting its own horn

The Alhambra Dinner
Theater is tooting its own horn
this week by teaming up with
the Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra to present a concert
version of "The Music Man."
The 1958 Tony Award-win-
ning musical with its parade of
hits, such as "Gary, Indiana,"
runs at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. today
and Saturday at Jacoby
Symphony Hall. Tickets start at
The Jacksonville Symphony,
under associate conductor
Morihiko Nakahara, will pro-
vide the music, as a cast of 20
actors, many of whom are
Alhambra regulars, perform a
semi-staged production of the
Meredith Wilson play.
"This is a concert version
and the sets are minimal, but
it's fully cast and fully cos-
tumed," said Alhambra
spokesman Steve Osborn.

photo submitted
Roy Alan and Laura Hodos (center) as Harold Hill and Marian the librarian, during the Orlando Symphony Orchestra production of
"The Music Man" in March 2007. The concert version of the Meredith Wilson musical is staged today and Saturday at Jacoby Hall.

"The Orchestra will perform
nearly the full musical score."
A similar version of "The
Music Man" was performed in
March 2007 by the Orlando
Symphony Orchestra.
"This is a bigger production
than Orlando's and much
more focused on the music,"
said Tod Booth, the Alhambra's
owner and producer/director.
A guest soloist for the sym-
phony as recently as this sea-
son, Booth said he and JSO
music director Fabio Mechetti
have been "fans of each other"
for years and that "The Music
Man" is the perfect vehicle to
marry the talents of both stage
and symphony.
"I have great respect for the

symphony and I think the feel-
ing is mutual," said Booth,
who is producing and directing
"The Music Man" this week-
Orlando residents Roy Allan
and Laura Hodos, who play the
,principal parts of Harold Hill
;and Marian Paroo, have per-
formed in a number of
Alhambra productions.
The cast of 20 also features
seven Beaches residents,
including Osborn, who plays a
member of a barber shop quar-
tet that also includes St. Johns
County Sheriff's Deputy Bo
Strange of St. Augustine..
Booth said the Alhambra
built the sets and made all the
costumes for the musical, con-

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sidered one of the most popu-
lar of all time.
According to a synopsis of
the play, so-called "Professor"
Harold Hill convinces the par-
ents of River City, Iowa, circa
1912, to buy musical instru-
ments and uniforms for a
marching band he has no
intention of teaching.
A con man, Hill hopes to
skip town with money from
his scam, but becomes smitten
by a local librarian who Uncov-
ers his fraud.
Among the recognizable
tunes from this slice of Middle
Americana are "Till There Was
You" and "Marian the
The production also com-

memorates the Alhambra's.
40th anniversary as a dinner
"After introducing fully
staged operas several years ago,
it is a natural outgrowth to per-
form Broadway musicals in
their entirety," said Mechetti.
"We are excited to collabo-
rate with another fine local
organization, the Alhambra
Dinner Theater."
"What a joy it will be to hear
this wonderful music and these
lyrics brought to life with a full
orchestra," added Booth, who
will team with the JSO next
season on a full-scale produc-
tion of "West Side Story."
For ticket details, call 384-
8847, visit jaxsymphony.org.

photo submitted
The city of Jacksonville Beach presents a free screening of
"Shrek" at 9 p.m. today at the SeaWalk Pavilion. Upcoming
Moonlight Movies include "The African Queen" on Friday, June
6, and "Poltergeist," on Friday, June 13. Call 247-6100.

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Aqua East Surf Into
Summer Surf Camp
Aqua East's Surf Into
Summer Surf Camp offers
camps in Jacksonville Beach
Sand Ponte Vedra Beach that
are open to all ages. Week-long
camps will be held starting
June 9 and ending Aug. 15.
The cost is $195 per week.
Registration is available online
at www.surfintosummer.com.
Atlantic Beach Summer
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 reg-
istered 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.
photo submitted Anyone interested in attend-
d. Tickets ing the YMCA camp at the
Adele Grage Center should
contact the YMCA at 904-543-
9622 for information.

1 ry Basketball at YMCA
Basketball at the Winston
Family YMCA for youngsters
.aged 4-17 and for all skill levels
begins Jun 21. For informa-
tion, contact sports director
Scott Barnhill at 543-9622 or
The Winston Family Y is at 170
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra
Beaches Academy Camp
The Beaches Academy Child
Enrichment Center offers a
Summer Child Enrichment
Program for ages 3-12 May 30-
Aug. 4. The cost of a one-week
camp is $165. The Beaches
Academy is at 1725 Penman
Road, Jacksonville Beach. Call
246-3885 for information or to
Beach Babes
,,eaqh Babes 9n fte.,Mog, ,a
four-week, c'4nip, t prQomote
fitness and healthy body
r image for all teenage girls, will
e rs be held by Preferred Nutrition
Services. Classes are taught by
registered dietitians and AFAA-
certified fitness instructors.
Classes will be held
Wednesday, June 4, 11, 18
and 25, from 6:30-7:30 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
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
is open to students entering
kindergarten through 6th

The morning program, from
9 a.m.-12 p.m., 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.-12 p.m., 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
Beaches School Camp
The Beaches School in
Neptune Beach offers camp
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for young-
sters ages 5-11 who will enjoy
adventures, activities, games
and fun. The cost is $100 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 249-0905.
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.-12
p.m. or 12:30-3 p.m.) costs
$55. A full-day session (9 a.m.-
3 p.m.) is $95. Bus transporta-
tion from several Ponte Vedra
locations and an excellent
lunch program are available.
Download an application at
www.budbeech.com, request
by email at beechjr@com-
cast.net or phone 904-
Bird Island Park Camp
Sponsored by St. Johns
County Cooperative Extension
Services, which include the
master gardener and 4-H pro-
grams, Bird Island Park Camp
will be held for children
between 7 and 11 years. For
adults, there will be a "Palm
Talk" in the June 19 session.
Programs are limited to 20
children each day and cost $10
per sssion or;$26 for-three ses-
sionrs. ,
The schedule is "Birds," 10
a.m.-12 p.m. June 13; "Palm
Talk" for adults, 10 a.m.-12
p.m. June 19; "Butterflies," 10
a.m.-12 p.m. June 20; and
"Native Plants," 10 a.m.-12
p.m. June 27.
Call 285-5698 for registra-
tion and information.
Christ Episcopal Church
Summer Camp
Summer Camp at Christ
Episcopal Church, 400 San
Juan Dr., 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, swim-
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Find a subject and stay
with it until you perfect
Picasso followed this rule in
creating his distorted figures
of women.
Enrique Mora has followed
this rule. In his new exhibit,
"At First Sight," which opened
last Friday night at Srtellers
Annex in Neptune Beach,
Mora's principal subject is the
distorted female figure.
Sitting, lying down, alone
and with another figure Mora
exaggerates the arms, legs and
other body parts in his color-
ful renditions of the human
This large exhibit is colorful
with the passionate colors that
reflect his Latin heritage.
They are an example of con-
temporary painting by an
artist with imagination and
skill and the courage to dis-
play these unique creations.
Stellers Gallery Annex is locat-
ed at 200 First Street, Neptune
Beach. Call 247-7200.
Across the Courtyard at
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe you
will find another exhibit of
figure art.
Lauren Saxon is exhibiting
a collection of figure paintings
most of which are groups of
women. All but four paintings
are standing figures of women
dressed in colorful outfits in
groups of four or five.
Most interesting were four
paintings of single women
painted on a solid gold back-
ground. Each painting por-
trays a dancing figure. All are
unique and decorative.
Shelby's is located at 200 First
Street, Neptune Beach.
"Jet Set," works by Ryan
Strosser, will open today at the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra. A reception will be held
from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet the
Enjoy the music of the Eric
Riehm Trio. Refreshments will
be provided by the Twisted
.Martiit and hozrsd'oeuwaes,by
the Chef's Garden. The exhibit
will run though July 5.
While at the Center you can
inquire about summer camp
for children from toddlers to
teens. The Center is at 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 280-0614.
The First Coast Pastel
Society will open an exhibi-

tion, "Coastal Concepts," at
Marker 22 Restaurant on June
The exhibit will feature the
works of Jane Alexander, Jean
Ballow, Virginia Ford, Arlene
Hanley, Claire Moran and
Betty Russell.
The exhibit will run through
July 31 at 14549 Beach Blvd.,
near the Intercoastal
Waterway. For information,
call Virginia Ford at 223-1534.
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens is hosting a
panel discussion for "New
View: The Many Faces of the
St. Johns River" on Tuesday,
June 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8
Admission is free. Panelists
from St. Johns Riverkeepers,
Douglas Anderson School of
the Arts, Jacksonville Port
Authority, University of North
Florida and the Cummer
Museum will discuss the
unique issues surroundingthe
ecological economical, histori-
cal and aesthetic elements
driven by the St. Johns River.
The Museum of Science and
History has a new exhibit,
"Insect Giants," featuring
insects - large insects. The
insects are six hundred times
larger than life. There is a
praying mantis that spreads its
wings out into the audience.
The exhibit is educational in
ithit- details are magnifiedrand
ian be studied in depth.
MOSH is located at 1025
Museum Drive, Jacksonville.
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday
and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Call 359-6674.
"Travel Paintings by Bill
Brace" will open June 5 at

Photo submitted
Gordon Russell (second from right), the 2008 chairman of the Sawgrass Arts and Sounds program, presents a check for $10,000 to
FOCUS Cummer president Frank Barker. The presentation was made Thursday, May 22, at the Sawgrass Golf Club. Also partici-
pating were, from left, Maarten van de Guchte, director of the Cummer Museum, Bob Nickerson (second from left) and Bruce Bunt
(far right), with FOCUS and the Arts & Sounds event. The donation will fund FOCUS Cummer's principal community project,
FABFest (Future Artists of the Beaches) which provides unique art education experiences for students in Beaches elementary
schools from Mayport to Ponte Vedra Beach.

Blue Heron Gallery at Cypress
A reception will be held
from 2 to 5 p.m.to meet the
artist. Brace spent many years
traveling around the.
Carribean, and his works
reflect his experiences.
, Cypress Village is located on
San Pablo Road next to Mayo
Clinic. The public is invited to
attend the reception on June
George Kinghorn, the chief
curator of the Museum of
Contemporary Art, is leaving
to take a position at the
University of Maine Museum
of Art in Bangor.

Congratulations and thanks
to Kinghorn, who has helped
the museum in its move to
He was a hands-on worker
as well as an administrator.
The first time I met him he
was hanging paintings on the
first floor of the unfinished
downtown building.
His hard work and knowl-
edge of contemporary art con-
tributed greatly to the success
of the downtown location.
He will be missed as he goes
to his new assignment where
he will be working with young
people and influencing their
careers in art.
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Albee's classic is staged at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and con-
tinues June 3, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at the Limelight Theatre, 11
Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine. A matinee is held at 2 p.m.
June 1, 8 and 15. Tickets are $20. Student rush tickets are 410.
Call 825-1164 for reservations. . .,..
* "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR" - This musical is staged
through June 1 at 12000 Beach Blvd. Doors open two hours prior
to curtain. Call 641-1212 for reservations.
* ALHAMBRA AUDITIONS - Open auditions for the musical
production "Little Shop of Horrors" will be held from 1 to 5 p.m.
Monday, June 16 at the theater at 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Actors may audition with a brief musical number.
An accompanist will be provided. All roles are available. Call 642-
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Local band, Old Man Jenkins or simply OMJ
raised money for the Steven Burns
Foundation and St. Judes Children's Cancer
Fund from a performance May 23 at Freebird
Live in Jacksonville Beach. The popular
jazz-rock fusion band, consisting primarily of
Fletcher High School-Band members, has
performed at various venues and is gaining
popularity rapidly. Members include from left
.front Chavis Fulmore (rhythm guitar), Jordon
Peterson (trombone and trumpet), back row
from left Cody Wheaton (bass guitar), Brett
Caudill (vocals), Michael Dufresne (lead gui-
tar) and brother Jonny Dufresne (drums).
They are scheduled for another performance
in July at Freebird Live. More information can
be found at www.freebirdlive.com or


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 close.
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 cocktails 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. Live music
during the weekend and
Reggae Sunday held every
Sunday from 5 p.m. until 9


Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach,
246-9874. DJs and female
impersonators 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, Box 543 performs
live tonight from 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 31 a special
appearance by the Jacksonville
Bagpipers and Drumset at 7:30
followed by Video DJ Jarren at
9 p.m. Happy Hour is every
Tuesday to Friday from 4 p.m.
to 7 p.m. Every Wednesday is
Pub Trivia starting at 7:30 p.m.
Every Friday live music is per-
formed from 9 p.m. For more
information visit www.cul-

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. (1 child per adult
entree) Tuesday offers $2.50
Miller Lite all day, $3.00
Smirnoff drinks and Kids Eat
Free from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. (1
child per adult entree)
Wednesday offers $3.50 Stella'
Wine tasting from 7 p.m. ($10
p'er iprson),9 $K4s 0 ;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 infor-
mation available at www. mac-

Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach, 246-BIRD.
Jon Cleary & The Absolute

Monster Gentlemen perform offered. $2 Miller Lights all
an all ages show tonight. night. NFL tickets are available
Showtime information avail- all day in the OC liquor store
able online. Saturday, May 31 on Sundays. Enjoy industry
Amaru, Society Red, Bound standard Sunday nights with:
and The Dirtygetcaughts per- DJ Capone spinning dance and
form live. More ticket and per- live video in the OC Bliss,
formance information is avail- Lonely spinning rock & roll in
able at www.freebirdlive.com. the OC liquor store and Pili Pili
playing live reggae oceanfront
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N. in the Tiki Bar. More informa-
1st Street, Jacksonville Beach. tion available at www.ocean-
Roger That performs live uusic ..clubjai.com.,-.. .
from your favorite bandss '
tonight and Saturday, May 30. Paco's Mexican Grill, 331
Little Green Men perform 80's 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 208-
hits Sunday, May 31. Every 5097, Matt Still plays every
Tuesday is Trivia Night fol- Thursday, live music is per-
lowed by Brian Ernst..' More formed every Friday. 74 Sound
information available at System - Reggae DJ's every
www.lynchsirishpub.com Saturday. Happy Hour Monday

Ocean Club, 401 1st Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Tonight and every Friday is
ladies night with no cover
charged. $3 Smirnoffs all night.
DJ Wes 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

to Friday from 2 p.m. until 5
p.m. Sunday offers drink spe-
cials and bottomless mimosas.

Twisted Sisters Cafe, 1266
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, 241-6453. ' Every
Tuesday is Song Writers Circle
starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday
Night Ping Pong League begins
at 7 p.m. with 2 for 1 happy
hour all night. Every
Wednesday enjoy the weekly
wine tasting with local art.
Trivia starts at 9pm!

Urbafi 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.

SLynch'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.

Check out 'Square Pegs' on DVD

If you can't get in to see "Sex
& the City: The Movie" this
Weekend, you might want to
check out when Carrie
Bradshaw was a social outcast.
If you've never heard of
"Square Pegs," blame CBS for
cancelling, after a single sea-
son, one of TV's most quirky,
comedies ever, and definitely
the best TV show from a
"Saturday Night Live" alum
until Chris Rock and Tina Fey
came along. (The show's first --
and last -- season now retails
for $24.99 on DVD.)
Anne Beatts was a five-time
Emmy-nominated writer from
"SNL's" "first wave", of 1975-
1980. (One of her most memo-
rable sketches featured Dan
Aykroyd as Fred Garvin, a
Midwestern, self-styled "man of
the evening.")
In 1982, Beatts created
"Square Pegs" based upon her
own high-school experiences.
Beatts' "SQ" alter ego was Patty

0 A
Greene (Sarah Jessica Parker), a
well-meaning but inept high-
schooler. With her best friend
Lauren (Amy Linker), Patty
schemed to break her school's
caste system and become one
of the popular girls.
It's too bad Patty was so
inclined, because the group she
hung out with was pretty nice
on their own terms. Besides
Lauren, Patty's circle included
comedian wanna-be Marshall

Blechtman (John Femia), and
New Waver Johnny Slash (the,
glorious Merritt Butrick -- a
Gainesville native who, sadly,
died of AIDS before his 30th
The group to which Patty
aspired -- the social snobs --
was led by yuppie-to-be Muffy
Tepperman ("Still Standing's"
Jami Gertz, then a minor '80s
Mirroring Patty's conflict, the
show struggled for approval
from CBS.
When the network meddled
in the writing, Beatts tried to
act like her ex-boss, "SNL" pro-
ducer Lorne Michaels, and
would threaten to leave when
the network meddled in the
show. According to Beatts, CBS'
response was invariably, "Fine;-
take a hike." The series man- .
aged one forlorn season before
The Eye pulled the plug.
But, except for some rather
dated '80s references -- one

episode revolves around getting
New Wave band Devo to play
at a high-school dance -- the
show perfectly nails high-
school alienation, and does so
more hilariously than high-
toned efforts such as "My So-
Called Life."
Parker nearly didn't get. the
lead role because -- shades of
"Sex & the City" -- she was ini-
tially thought to be too pretty.
Happily,. Parker shows up on
the DVD commentary, where
she opines that Carrie
Bradshaw is the logical conclu-
sion to which Patty would
aspire. (Er, maybe.)
If you have a Goth-styled,
humor-free teen who needs to
lighten up a bit, throw "Square
Pegs" on their DVD player. And
then try to convince the teen
(and you) that the show's clue-
less heroine went on to
become a sex symbol for the


Regal 18

Sex and the City. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:30, 1:05, 3:35,
4:05, 7:05, 7:35, 10:10, 10:35.

The Strangers. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 2:30, 4:45, 7:40,

Indiana Jones and the
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Rated PG. Fri.-Thurs., 11:45
a.m., 12:15, 12:45, 1:15, 1:45,
2:55, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00,
6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:10,
9:30, 10:05, 10:30, 11:00.

The Chronicles of Narnia:
Prince Caspian. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:20, 12:50, 3:45,
4:15, 7:00, 7:30, 10:15, 10:40.
* * *
Speed Racer. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:25, 3:40, 7:10,

* * *
What Happens in Vegas.
Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 9:40
a.m., 12:55, 4:10, 7:20, 9:50.
* * *
Iron Man. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:35, 1:10, 3:50, 4:25,
7:30, 7:55, 10:25, 10:55.

Made of Honor. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:50 a.m., 2:25,
4:55, 7:25, 10:35.

* * *
Baby Mama. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:55 a.m., 2:40,
5:05, 7:50, 10:10.
* * *
Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Rated R. Fri.-Thurs., 12:40,
3:55, 6:50, 9:40.
* * *
Young@Heart. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:05, 3:25, 6:55,

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Name: Ellie
Age: 9 years
Gender: female
Weight: 74 pounds
Breed: Labrador retriever
Coloring: black
Residence: Atlantic Beach

Owners: Dan D'Alesio
Favorite Food: Lamb and Rice
Nutro Max
Favorite pastime: walking on
the beach, playing fetch in the
ocean, car rides and playing at

Ellie was adopted last June after her original owner
passed away from cancer. She came into Dan's life with
an unhealthy coat, extra weight and pesky fleas. After
getting some much needed exercise and a healthier
diet, she is in great health for a 9-year-old dog. She is a
truly wonderful dog to her owner.
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A e look forward to
this time of the
year when every-
thing is in bloom, the boat is
in the water and outdoor
parties start appearing on
the calendar. That signals
the time to open the ros6, a
wine that is synonymous
with Provence.
It is here, amongst the
lavender and sun-baked
vineyards, where much of
the country's ros6 is made.
The pink, dry wine is as
much a fixture in
Mediterrean homes as a bowl
of olives. Not only does the
color add a festive accent to
the vacation experience, but
a chilled rose is such a great,
inexpensive sipper.
We load up on ros6s in the
spring and take them to raft-
offs on the boat. They never
seem to disappoint our
friends, many 6f whom
rarely buy the wine. Our new
goal is to convince them that
this is a wine to buy in the
summer and especially for
party crowds.
Rose has suffered from an
image problem created when
blush wines became popular
decades ago. Although simi-
lar in appearance, blush
wines, like white zinfandel,
are sweet. Roses are typically
dry. Those with fresh acidity
are good accompaniments to
light fare, like fruit dishes,
fish and white meats. Best of
all, they can be served cold
- a welcomed relief in warm
Traditionally, ros6s are
made from Rhone grape vari-
eties, like syrah, grenache
and carignan. But san-
giovese, an Italian grape vari-
ety, and pinot noir have
become more popular in
recent years. Depending on
the dominant grape variety,
a ros6's flavors generally
include strawberry, raspberry,
peach and citrus.
The color comes from one
of two methods: Skin contact
(the grape skins are left on
the fermenting juice for only
a couple of days) and saignee

'The Wine Guys'
(pink juice is bled from the
freshly pressed fruit and fer-
mented separately).
Although ros6s are made in
most wine-growing regions,
we favor those from south-
ern France and Spain. We
have found these ros6s to
have better acidity to keep
them refreshing and food-
friendly. Nonetheless, this
year we found several from
California that we liked.
As Mikey once said, "Try it
- you'll like it."
A L'Ombre des Fontaines
Ros6 2007 ($11). This Cotes-
du-Rhone uses the tradition-
al grapes: Grenache (70 per-
cent), syrah and carignan. It
has beautiful strawberry
fruit, good acidity and a
touch of citrus.
Domaine de la Mordoree
Ros6 2007 ($15). One of our
favorites in this list, the
Mordoree is worth the extra
few bucks, Great length,
abundant strawberry and
raspberry fruit. This Tavel
wine has more complexity
than your typical rose -
there is good acidity behind
the intense fruit.
Alexander Valley
Vineyards Dry Rose of
-Sangiovese 2007 ($13).
Watermelon aromas pull you
into this very nice and dry
ros6 from California.
Strawberry and raspberry fla-
vors with a mineral character
that gives this single-vine-

yard rose a refreshing
Stoller Vineyards JV
Estate Pinot Noir Rose
2007. This Oregon ros6 was
made'in a blend of two
methods: Half the grapes
were pressed immediately
and fermented in cooled
steel tanks; the other half
was cold soaked for four days
before pressing and fermen-
tation. The result is an out-
standing, fruity rose with
ripe strawberry and sweet
cherry notes.
Clos du Bois Rose 2006
($14). Fruit-forward style
redolent of strawberries and
blackberries. Simpy and dry.
Chateau Grande Cassagne
Rose 2007 ($12). Grenache,
syrah and mourvedre grapes
combine to deliver one of
the most fruity roses from
southern France. Its generous
fruit flavors has made it one
of our perennial favorites.
Mas de Guiot Ros6 2007
($12). Another favorite, this
wine has more subtle and
elegant flavors with a deep.
color and ripe fruit aromas.
Blended with grenache, syrah
and cabernet sauvignon,
which gives it some depth.
Mas Carlot Ros6 2007
($12). Interesting grapefruit
and citrus notes add to the
bright strawberry and rasp-
berry flavors of this blend of
grenache, syrah and cabernet
Chateau d'Aqueria Tavel
Ros6 2007 ($19). Located on
the right bank of the Rhone,
Tavel produces some of the
best, most-underrated roses
in France. Year after year,
this chateau makes an
intense, full-body rose with
bright acidity for many food
matches. Good depth and a
hint of pepper on the finish.
Blend includes grenache,
clairette, cinsault, mourvedre
and bourboulenc.
Gran Feudo Rosado 2007
($12). One of the great
Spanish rosados, this Navarra
beauty is made entirely from
garnacha (grenache) grapes.
Berry notes and a floral bou-







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.

quet. Good value.
Wild Rock Vin Gris Ros6
2007 ($16). Even New
Zealand is getting into the �
rose act, and why not? It
grows some of the best pinot
in the world. Added to the
pinot here is merlot, syrah
and malbec - quite a collec-
tion for a quaffable rose with
cherry and strawberry notes.
If you want a little sparkle
in your rose, we recommend
Nicholas Feuillatte Brut
Ros6 ($35), a great value for
a real French champagne. We
can't imagine any woman
not liking a ros6 champagne
with lots of effervescence,
cherry notes and toasty,
apple notes. A very nice wine
to set a romantic mood.



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The Beaches Branch Library and the Ponte
Vedra Beach Branch Library will provide a ,t
great summer of reading activities for ,, 'j
children and youth of the Beaches. Watch for .
Reader BInGO, Scavenger Hunts, Art Contests
and More starting in June.
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.

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Puppet Show and
Craft Hour
The GTM Research Reserve hosts a puppet
show and craft hour from 10-11 a.m. May 31 that
features author and illustrator Jean Drayovitch.
Drayovitch will present a puppet show featuring
her story, "Donny Dragonfly." The show will be
followed by a dragonfly craft activity for partici-
pants to take home. The event is open to the
public, including large groups. However, children
3-10 must be accompanied 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 Beach.
Seeking Young Dancers
A Workshop/Audition for young dancers, ages
8-11, will be held from 1-4 p.m. May 31 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 is necessary; there's a $10 registra-
tion fee. For information, call Libby Marsh at
521-7097 or e-mail her at
JCC Auditions
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus [www.jax-
childrenschorus.com] holds auditions for chil-
dren in grades 2-12 June 2 at Orange Park United
Methodist Church, 152 Stowe Avenue. To sched-
ule an audition time, call 904-346-1636 or visit



Kickoff Concert
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus presents,
with the Jacksonville Country Day School
Chorus and First Christian School Choir, a kick-
off concert for its New York City tour. The con-
cert will be held starting at 5 p.m. June 22 at
Grace Episcopal Church, 245 Kingsley Ave.,
Orange Park. Tickets, which cost $10, may be
ordered through PAYPAL.
Beaches Library Children's Programs
Saturday Craft Surprise is held from 11 a.m.-2
p:m. the first 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 morn-
ings at First Baptist Church, Jacksonville Beach.
KidZone offers games, a Bible story, drama and
fun while parents attend the adult worship serv-
ice. For information, call the church office at

Beaches Chapel Registration
Beaches Chapel School is holding fall registra-
tion. The school, at 610 Florida Ave., Neptune
Beach, is opening a high school in the fall. It will
start with a 9th-grade class and add a grade each
consecutive year. For information, call 241-4211
or visit beacheschapel.com.


Weekend The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader May 30, 2008

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MAYPORT- LARGE mobile home lot; city
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VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 2 acres on moun-
taintop near New River State Park, great
fishing, view, private. $29,500 must sell,
call owner (866)789-8535.
WESTERN NC Land, 1.2 Acres Gated
Homestead at Mills River $154,500.
Stream, permits, private cul-de-sac,
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sonvillelot@msn.com 904-735-6880.
3/4 ACRE lot on Fort George Rd. near Big
Talbot Island. Offered below appraisal at
$149,000. 249-0346.
A RARE find. 2 buildable lots, S. Jax Bch.
Priced Reduced $20K below appraisal at
$175K/each. (904)221-9198, (912)266-

FSBO PRICED at mortgage payoff! Ren-
ovated two story in Jax Bch, 3BR, wood
floors, 2 car gar. Broker/ owner. $299,000.
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-
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/3BA, +bonus room, screened pool
w/large covered lanai, upgraded kitchen.
Call John (904)382-3860.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2-story, 3.5/ 2.5 on cul-
de-sac. 1/2 block to beach. Cedar shingle
siding, bricked drive & walkways. 2 car
gar., hardwood floors, gas fireplaces- liv-
ing/ master bedrooms. Alarm, granite
kitchen countertops, plantation shutters,
ceiling stereo speakers, screened patio,
fenced backyard, water softener, W/D.
$650,000. (904)509-1100.
VILLAGES OF Pablo, very nice 3BR/2BA,
fireplace, f car garage, possible lease op-
tion, $199,900 Call June, Remax Advant-
age 994-3608.

3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $250,000. (904)686-
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05
1.5 garage, Irg fncd yrd, grt neighborhood.
$229,900. (904)591-2638
PV 3/2/1, private, vaulted ceilings, garden
bath, screened patio, walk to beach,
$215,000. 294-5498
NEPTUNE BCH, 1 block to ocean, 2 large
duplex bldgs., lots of charm, $849,000
1210 & 12121st St. 910-1072.

Jax Beach
3-story, 4400sf home
with 2BR/2BA rental garage apt.
$550,000 below 2004 appraisal.
Sacrifice at $1.75 Million.

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.

S. JAX Beach, 945 Gonzales Ave.
Custom built 2000sf., 4BR/3BA +office, on
corer lot. 1car garage. $400,000, adjoin-
ing lot available for $185,000.
(904)743-9805; 613-7606.
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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.

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74 Oakwood Rd. Jax Beach
Updated 3/2 like new with pool.
Price Reduced! Must see.
Penman, west on Arden Way,
right on Tallwood, left on
Oakwood, 2nd right on
Oakwood. $298,900


352-354 Plaza Sat. 11 am-1 pm
Olde Atlantic Beach, great
investment entire duplex. Perfect
for single family too! Charming
beach house, 4BR/2BA, walk to
beach. $459,900 MLS# 413766

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JAX BEACH- Vista Del Mar 1/1 condo, 833sq', pool, clubhouse. Priced to sell!
ATlANTIC 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

Southern Living Magazine Home .Design by Exquisite 4061 SF home on preserve, in gated 4BR/4BA, 4100sf,
Award Winning Custom Builder, Collier Homes. Ponte Vedra community, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Luxurious kitchen, cherry cabir
5 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Baths, Game Room, Study Baths with granite & raised vessel sinks, his and counters, new med
and Ladies Office. A Kitchen fit for Paula Deen; her office, game room professional kitchen with wetbar, music room,
Bennett's Custom Cabinetry, Stainless Fisher. & Paykel DW drawers. Vikin range and Tek, Satumia stone
Appliances, Granite Counters, Double Ovens, hood, Sub-Zero frig., 2 wine chillers, Miele double nearly 1 acre homes
Arched Brick Range Niche & Butlers Pantry. ovens, thickslabgranites, hand scraped hardwood
Sunroom with Brick Floor Leads to Screened floors, state-of-the-art audio system, outdoorpaver
Porch, Jasmine Draped Veranda & English patio w/stone fire pit & fountain. A home that is
Garden, Elaborate Owners Suite and Upgrades pleasing to the eye as well at the spirit.. $1,445,000
Everywhere. Don't' Miss This Special Home

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ATL BEACH, 3/2, townhome, 537 Aquatic
Drive, Ceramic tile, private back yard,
$176,000. www.duvalrealtyinc.com
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.

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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.

ATLANTIC BCH, $169,499, 1099 Cornell,
3/1, mint cond., fenced yard, lot 100x100.
MLS 427608. The Beaches Realty Group,
$119,900..1395 Violet St. 2/1, mint cond.,
.5 mi. to the ocean. MLS 399863. The
Beaches Realty Group, 249-2299.
NEPTUNE BCH, 454 Lora St. 4/2, newly
renovated, 70x118 comer lot, within 4
blocks to beach. Asking $339,900, Jim
PABLO POINT - 3/2, screened patio, large
fenced yard, beautiful, wooded neigbor-
hood. $259,000. 221-5081.

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Your Ponte Vedra REALTOR'

Over 10 years experience and U 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 Drakos, REALTOR'

(904) 285-6927 * (904) 285-4884
Serving the Beaches Since 1936

1680 Dover Hill- 4BR/4BA, Downsizing or second 195'bulkheaded waterfront
office, 3,500sf w/excellent homes, this house offers It with 40' floating dock at
taste & quality built by all. Wood and tile floors, your back door. Tuscany
Benchmark in 2005. 3CG, granite countertops In style. 5,000sf, 4BR/4.5BA
screened pool, tile, carpet kitchen. enclosed sunroom + study, custom Theatre
& granite throughout. Built & screened patio on pond. rm, smart house, screened
In television conveys. $495,000. Molly Kelly - pool/spa. $2,895,000. Kim
$994,900. Len Cook Clara SIgmon Martln-Fisher
Magnificent custom home Located in Old Palm Valley 6" fairway w/MBR &BR's 2
on the 17'h fairway of The dn quiet cul-de-sac and & 3 and study on 1 flood
Plantation at PV's golf backing up to a forest, Tons of storage, wood
course: Impeccably main- preserve area. Wood floors. granite tops,
taned 5BR & office, 5.5BA, floors & great floor plan. screened pool/spa. 5BR,
5,468sf, quality throughout. 5BR/4BA with 2,669sf. 5BA +study & 2 bonus rms.
pool & spa. 4CG. $475,000. Jayne Hoffman $1.075.000. Michelle Floyd
$1,720,000. Susan Fort & Michelle Floyd - Jayne Hoffman
Built in 2001. spectacular Prime lot in the Ponte 2BR/2BA oceanfront condo
4BR/3BA, 3,288sf, 3-car Vedra Blvd oceanfront with spectacular views and
garage. Heated & estates section. Natural finishes. Travertine floors.
screened pool & spa, lake home site situated on a granite, stainless and
view, extensive upgrades, high dune. Magnificent custom kitchen cabinets.
Corian countertops, and tree canopy. Ocean Fabulous marble baths.
morel Picture of elegance breezes. Gorgeous beach. Must seel Move-in ready
$799,000. David Darch $3.800.000. Bob Kroner $585,000. Olivia Seaman
2" floor unit with no 2BR/2BA condo in Build the home of your
upstairs neighbors above Sawgrass CC Beautiful dreams on this spectacular
youl Vaulted ceilings, tile end unit townhouse style cul-de-sac lot. Featuring
In kitchen & living room, featuring one upper and private street, eastern
private entrance & FP. one lower master suite, exposure,- newer bulk-
Great amenities & beautiful Excellent layout & priced to head. Close to beach,
lake view $166,000. sell. $309.000. Dennis Davis Park and Nocatee.
Dennis DeSlmone DeSlmone $1,089,000. Susan Fort
Quality concrete block Lakefront 4BR/4BA home Expansive lake views are a
construction. Many up- built In 2002. Great open bonus of this Spanish
grades Built 2006. floor plan with expansive colonial home 4BR/3BA,
5BR/5.5BA home, office & views, walls of windows & 2HB, Office media, LR.
loft, +7.000sf, pool, spa & soaring cellingsl Quality DR. Great room. 3.876sf,
outdoor FP, bulkhead, upgrades. Office, bonus circular drive, 3CG.
dock & boathouse. room & screened pool. Custom finishes. $749,000.
$2,995,000. Susan Forn $999,000. Susan Fort Judy Smith
Lowest priced home in Beautiful 3BR/2BA, approx. 1-story home has It all.
PVB In a swim-tennis 1,722sf being sold 4BR/3BA, 2.860sf, with
community, 2BRs + den furnished. Home Is 19ft screened/heated pool, lush
end vaulted LR with FP. above sea level, sub-piling landscaping. 3CG and
New carpet, paint, ceilings, foundation, new PVC fabulous views.
Wood floors. Tangerine seawall In 2007. Priced to Membership Is available
tree In court-yard. sell. A must seell subject to club approval.
$255,000. Joan Swanson $899,000. David Darch $839,000. Donea Tyner
Built in 2004. 4,318sf, 4BR/3BA on large, shaded Fantastic ocean and
4BR/3.5BA w/soaring lot In the "heart of PVB. lagoon view from a third
ceilings, heavy molding, Public library, shopping & floor, totally updated Ponts
chefs kitchen, upstairs dining all next door to the Vedra Carlyle. Saturnia
game room, evening neighborhood of just 51 floors and granite
balcony, covered lanai and homes! Walking distance countertops, 2BR/2BA with
office. 3CG. $1,195,000. to school & beach. an office. Over 2.000sf
KIm Martin-Fisher $359,900. Susan Fort $898.000. Balk Ingram
In Sawgrass Beach Club. Built In 1991 with beach Marbella, 5,315sf. 4BR,
1BR/IBA, furnished, In access, inverted floor plan 5.5BA most luxurious &
sought after oceanfront for maximum ocean and spacious condo, 2 units per
community. Great for Guana views. 4BR/2.5BA, floor, each with direct
guests, in-laws, business 3.010sf, high ceilings, elevator access, gourmet
travelers or vacation rental, wood floors, 2 screened kit, large terraces, custom
Can't be matched porches. $1,389,000. throughout. $3.550,000.
$219,000.Elise Boume KIm Martin-Fisher Ellse Bournme
574 Ponte Vedra Boulevard * 280 Ponte Vedra Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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SJB, 2BR/1BA, 6 blocks to ocean. All new
NEPTUNE, EAST of A1A, 3/2, 233 Pine. tile & counters, Ig. corner lot. $229K.
$467,000 offers considered. 249-7946. (904)881-8590.

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.
JAX BCH, 3/2, 8th floor comer unit w/
great views! $620,000 367-1818.

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

PORTSIDE, 3/2 doublewide on Ig horizon-
tal lot, attached scr. por & carport.
$21,900 OBO. 237-3441.

w, $2000

3/2, ADMIRALS Walk, all ne\
down and $820/mo. 223-5267.
3BR/2BA. great condition.

6901 BLANDING BLVD. 2.45 acres, cor-
ner lot with 620ft of frontage, rapid growth
area $1,450,000. St Augustine SR 207 at
WILDWOOD 1.48 acres, corner lot, light-
ed intersection, $525,000 Kirk Killebrew
Broker, Killebrew & Company Realty, Inc.
(904)463-1131. www.Killebrewrealty.com

ATLANTIC BCH Townhouse, 329 Ahern
St., 2-1/2 blocks to ocean, 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, new carpet, $900/mo, no pets,
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, just remodeled.
Large and bright. See to appreciate. 1011
3rd St. N. No pets. $995/mo. 333-4565.

CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114.
JAX BEACH, 636 9th Ave S., 2BR/1.5BA
townhome. $900/mo. +deposit. Credit
check. CH&A, WDHU, fenced yard. No
cats. 221-5833.
JAX BCH townhouse, 2BR/ 1.5BA. 717
6th Ave. S. Close tco beach & hospital.
Rear deck & balcony, new paint, WDHU.
$925/mo+ sec. dep. Call for appt. 721-
1546 ext. 4. Century 21.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 362 East Coast Dr.
Large 3BR/3BA townhouse. Excellent
condition. No Pets. 2 blocks to ocean and
Town Center. $1625/mo. 241-3609.
LARGE 2BR/1BA, CH&A, dishwasher,
glass cooktop, WDHU. 726 8th St. S.,
Credit check, pets negotiable, 12mo.
lease. $850/mo. 514-8530.

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JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA washer/ dryer,
1217 4th Street North, $725/mo +utilities,
ATL BCH, Assisi Ln. condo w/pool.
3BR/1.5BA, no smoking, no pets.
$875/mo. +$600/dep. 629-1584.

3/2, garage, sunroom fenced yard. Great
location near schools & shopping.
$1600/mo. $1000/sec. dep. Avail. 7/1/08.
4 BLOCKS to ocean, 220 4th St. S.
MAYPORT/ ATL Bch., Brick townhome,
CH&A, WDHU, 3BR $875/mo. 724-9994,
Ashley. www.owhinjax.com/jordan.
home. Tile floor, fenced backyard, near
base and Hanna Park. $765/mo.
+$700/dep. 1173 Songbird La. 280-2728
Iv. msg.

OCEANSIDE- FURN efficiency just steps
to ocean! $750/mo. All South Realty,
1 BLOCK to ocean, 120 1st Ave. S., JB.
1BR/1BA, CH&A, sunroom, WDHU.
$695/mo. Credit check. 891-0606.
1BR/1BA, FURNISHED, ground floor,
Ponte Vedra, pool, tennis, gym. 7mo. min-
imun lease. 612-1089.
w/boatslip! Pool, clubhouse & more!
$1300/mo. AllSouth Realty, 241-4141.
townhome, tile floor, fireplace, large yard.
$790/mo. +$700/dep. 553 Stewart St.
280-2728 Iv. msg.

ATLANTIC BCH large 1/1 & 2/1.5 apts.
Near stores and bus, dishwasher, pool.
A nice place to live No pets, 246-8537.
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AB, 2BR/1BA off Mayport Rd., new carpet,
Portside. paint. $680/mo. Free H20. Call Will NEPTUNE BCH 2/1, CH&A, laundry room
$24,000. (401)559-8410. with washer/ dryer, no dogs, $1050/mo..
463-0222 or 465-2653.

MAYPORT LANDING, 2/2 w/ onf & fenced
yard. WDHU, $750/mo., $700/dep. Call

ATL BEACH, 3/2, townhome, 537 Aquatic
Drive, $1090/mo. Ceramic tile, private
back yard, www.duvalrealtyinc.com

TOWNHOUSE 2BR/1.5BA, kitchen equip-
ped, W/D; 4 blocks to ocean. $800/mo.,
419 Upper 8th Ave. So., Jax Beach,
SEVILLA- 2BR/2BA, Atl Bch condo w/club
pool, tennis & morel $1000/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 mobile home, Ad- JAXBEACHFRONT, furn/ unfurn. 2BR
miral's Walk, all new, $750/mo. 223-5267. apt.,no pets. $1050/mo. 246-3130.
ATL BEACH 2/1,. 1338 Rose St., duplex, JAX BEACH East of 3rd, large 1/1, tri-
WDHU, fenced back yard, $840/mo plex, all ceramic, free water, parking, pool,
www.duvalrealtyinc.com. 367-1818. Avail 6/1, $825/mo.+, 241-6068.

2BR/1BA UPSTAIRS w/ garage $900/mo.,
2BR/1BA Downstairs $1000/mo. w/ ga-
rage, 221 7th Ave. N. Jax Bch. Avail now.
1511 4TH St N., Jax Bch, 2BR/1BA apt,
washer/ dryer included. No pets. $800/mo.
S. JAX BCH, Palms at Marsh Landing.:
3BR/2BA, 1500sf., gated comm, vaulted
ceilings, firepic, 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.
NEPTUNE BCH, 2nd St., 2/1, spacious,
include W/D & water, $1000/mo., 6/1. Call
garage. Jax Bch. 2BR w/ den, 1.5BA,
yard. No pets. $1250/mo. 742-5504.
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.
Efficiency, $650/mo., 1BR/1BA $850/mo.,
water included. Call 241-9822.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOME, CH&A, fire-
place. $750/mo. Easy qualifications. 791
Assisi Lane Unit #1002, (904)348-5612.
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1250/mo. All South Realty,

1BR/1BA, ground floor, Ponte Vedra, pool, JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA condo,w/WD, fire-
tennis, gym. 7mo. minimun lease. place Garage space. $1100/mo. All South
612-1089. Realty, 241-4141.

2/2 CONDO (2-story) newly renovated,-all
new appliances, Courtyards of Mayport
PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO,
Was $199,500 will sacrifice for $175,000.
Oceanfront Condo, 2/2, 1301 S. 1st St.
Jax Beach. Sat & Sun., 11am-5pm. Totally
, remodeled. Motivated seller!, beautiful.
$499,000. (904)535-3828, (904)535-
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.

1st floor, end unit. Gated Community, ap-
prox. 1400sf., hardwood floors, plantation
shutters thruout, Newly remodeled kitch-
en, covered parking. $222,000.
beach, Will co-op. $175,000. Call
2BR/2.5BA, 1100SF., completely renovat-
ed. Close to beach and shopping. Pool,
tennis, racketball courts. $195,900 OBO.
star, newly renovated, new appliances,
W/D, fireplace, golf course view, Beach
access. $210,000 or rent $1200/mo.

OCEANFRONT, FURNISHED, 2/2, con- PVB/ THE Innlet, 1bk to beach, Single
side lease option. 6mo.+. Owner/ Agent. story, 3BR/2BA, 1750sf., enclosed porch,
568-4818. freshly painted. $400K. (904)465-1426.

PVB/ BELLEZA- 1BR/1BA w/tile floors,
exc. view and amenities $128,900.

BRING ALL OFFERS. 764 Driftwood Cir-
cle, Ponte Vedra Beach, East of A1A.
2BA/2BA flat, end, fireplace, lake view in
gated community. Call Kirk Killebrew
4 (904)463-1131.


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.
FSBO, 3/2 condo Vista Cove, St. Augus-
tine. Waterfront, . upgraded appliances,
Maytag washer/ dryer, many other extras.
$269K. Call 810-0937 for appt.

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172 1ST Ave. S. 1BR/1BA, CH&A, 1 block
from ocean, credit check, $650/mo.,

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
No dogs. 241-2781 or 237-0552.

1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1BR/1BA $600/mo., Credit Check
nue North, Jax Beach,"NICE! 1BR/1BA,
gated, POOL, laundry, smaller PETS OK!
1000/mo. +deposit. Available nowl
1BR apts, $650/mo. +dep. and Efficiency
$550/mo. +dep. 2 blocks from beach,
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.



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

241-5501 * 221-1711

Conveniently located near JTB and shop-
ping in quiet Ponte Vedra Ct. Condomini-
ums. WDHU, CH&A, new carpet and tile.
No pets. $850/mo. +dep. 249-6150.


One Bedroomg
Starting at $620
Two Bedrooms
Starting at $775

* Senior Discount
* Pets are welcome
* Washer/Dryer Connections
* Water & Pest Control Incl.
* $99 Security Deposit
2130 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach


1 BEDROOM apt. upstairs w/ patio. Very
nice, walk to beach, $575/mo. +$500dep.,
CONDO, 2BR/2BA, W/D, fireplace,
Summer House, gated community, 5-star
amenities, heated pool, 24/7 fitness.
3rd floor. Available now. $950/mo.



We have
as well As Homes
from UNF to

Ponte Vedra.
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4 2BR/2BA, The Courtyards, new
Carpet communitypool. $750no -;

' 2&3BR,;Myiort tridihg,; '' '
Ask for Specials. $700-$850/mo.

Jax Bch
+' 4/3 TH - Next to hospital, fenced
yard, I car garage. $1300/mo.
+ 2/1 Apt. walk to beach, patio in
back, remodeled, new carpet.
Neptune Beach
+ 2/2 Apt. Ocean views, water, W/D
included. $1100/mo
Call us for
Professional Property Management
Call 249-2322

JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA apt. w./garage
space! 7 biks to ocean! $750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
NORTH JAX Beach, 1BR $615/mo., Effi-
cieny $515/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool.
No pets. (904)249-5368.
PONTE VEDRA, 1BR/1BA townhome,
gated, washer/dryer included; 5 star
amenities. $900/mo. 626-1694.
2BR/1.5BA, screened porch, fenced yard,
garage, yard service. No pets. $975/mo.

4BR/ 2.5BA, 2400sf., house w/detached
office, S Jax Beach, $2200/mo. Call
CLASSIC BEACH home, two stories, 4/2,
east of A1A. Walk to beach! Yard & pest
services. $2200/mo., 139 37th Ave. So.,
Jax Beach. Call 246-0423, 247-5197.

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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, newer, beautiful
3BR/2.5BA, 1car garage, 1800sf., vaulted
ceiling, hardwood, small fenced yard.
$1595/mo. You'll be moving soon if you
just call June at (904)994-3608. ReMax
OAK HARBOR, 3/1,. New kitchen & bath-
room. $975/mo. +security, 241-8003.
rage! Pool, tennis & more! $1150/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
new end unit, W/D. $1000/mo. 588-4691.
I 95 and St. Augustine, Bartram area,
3 master bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 car ga-
rage, gated community. Approx 1600sf.
$1450/mo. 524-6324.
Vacation Home for Rent 4BR/4BA, week-
ly, monthly, yearly. Call (904)249-8269.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA home, 4 blocks to
beach, completely renovated, like new,
super clean, no smoking/ no pets,
$1500/mo. +deposit, 321-987-0012.
ATLANTIC BCH- furnished, 3/2, 1/2 block
to ocean, community pool, $1300/mo.
Florida Lifestyles Property, 588-5177.
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.
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.
PONTE VEDRA- Spacious 4/3 home on
lagoon! Near ocean & club! $2600/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
PVB, SOLANO Woods, 3/2, ceramic/
wood floors, lawn included $1500/mo.
TDO MGMNT. (904)246-1125.,
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
LUXURY GATED Community, Highland
Glen, near Beach & Hodges. 4/4.5,
3400sf, lanai, lakeview, fireplace, must
see, shows like new, available 7/1,
$2500/mo. 904-349-0683.
3BR/2BA, OCEAN Forest, JB. 1800sf.,
2car garage, tile & wood floors, Ig. tub.
Excellent neighborhood. Avail. June 1.
$1350/mo. (904)881-8590.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, 209 Myra
St.; renovated 7/06; $1850/mo. Call

JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1150/mo. 820 11th Ave. S.
Dimension One Mgt., 635-2488,
BEACH 3 blocks. 8th Ave S. 2BR/1BA,
fenced back yard, No smoking, $900/mo +
deposit first & last. Refs. Avail. June.
' '285-2960. .... ' L
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2, wood floors,
1200sf., $1250/mo. TDO MGMNT.
1129 Sebago Ave South, beautiful
3BR/2BA, new kitchen, new bath, tile/ ber-
ber, large utility, patio, fence. $1150/mo.,
lease (904)612-8868.
JAX BCH, 1620 Westwind Dr. 3BR/2BA,
W/D, 2 car garage, $1200/mo. +security
deposit. Ready 6/1. 610-8761.
3BR/ 3.5BA,, completely renovated, large
deck, 2 car garage, pet friendly. Short/long
term lease $1500/wk., $5000/mo., or pur-
chase $1400,000 (904)234-3130.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhome, 369
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, screened porch,
fenced yard. $975/mo. +dep.. 982-0416.
ATLANTIC BEACH West, 3/2, 1car gar,
built 2005, very private, all marble floors,
granite countertops, all gas appliances,
fireplace, On tidal access to intercoastal.
$1650/mo. Richard 422-7424.
NEPTUNE BCH, steps to beach & Town
Center. Totally furnished 2/2, $1800/mo.
PONTE VERDA, 2BR/2BA, washer/ dryer,
comm. pool/ tennis. $1300/mo., 338-8697.
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.).
PVB, 3/2, 1300sf, garage, quiet street,
$1350/mo. 315-6558.
3BR/2BA, DOLPHIN Cove area, Ponte
Vedra. Washer/ dryer, garage, quiet cul-
de-sac.. $1200/mo. 237-3778.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2-story, 3.5/ 2.5 on cul-
de-sac. 1/2 block to beach. Cedar shingle
siding, bricked drive & walkways. 2 car
gar., hardwood floors, gas fireplaces- liv-
ing/ master bedrooms. Alarm, granite
kitchen countertops, plantation shutters,
ceiling stereo speakers, screened patio,
fenced backyard, water softener, W/D.
$1950/mo. (904)509-1100.
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, kitchen equipped w/
dishwasher, stove, & refrigerator, big
fenced in backyard. 1142 Nantucket, Atl.
Beach. 888-259-0783.
3BR/2BA CLOSE to 9A & Alden Rd.
$995/mo. +1mo. deposit. Call 497-8114.
unfurnished. JTB and Belfort. 4BR/2.5BA,
approx. 2600sf. Pool, 2 car garage. Beau-
tiful lake community. (904)524-6324.
ATLANTIC BEACH, bike to beach,
3BR/2BA, CH&A, WDHU, Terrazo/ tile.
$1200/mo. 537-3207 (days), 751-3130
3BR/2BA, just blocks from beach, fenced
yard, 2car garage, stone flooring, fire-
place, covered porch. Open floor plan in
great neighborhood. $2600/md. includes
lawn service. Call 838-8367.
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.
fireplace, 2 car garage, fenced yard,
lawn service. Unfurnished. $1150/mo.
910-4402 or 642-3517.
CUTE 3/2, cozy cottage In Atl Bch.,
bike to ocean or park, furnished or unfur-
nished, fenced yard, W/D, alarm system,
$1075/mo. 303-4586.

ATLANTIC BEACH/ Mayport Condo,
$875/mo. +dep. 2/2 +loft, +private patio.
Everything upgraded. Next to beach. 20
minutes to downtown. (904)422-5091.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1050/mo., Call 864-2440.


Mav 30 2008

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

Classified 3

1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available end of June.
$1600/mo. (952)201-4557.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$850/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
WOLF CREEK, Beach/ Hodges, 2/2,
upper, W/D, 1125sf. $1000/mo.
www.tdorealestate.com TDO Mgmnt.
pool, WDHU, $750/mo. plus sec., back-
ground check, No smoking/ pets.
241-8706, 607-9980.
JAX BEACH South, 811 S. 1st St. ,
2BR/1BA, remodeled 1st floor duplex, un-
furnished, 100 ft. from ocean. Pool,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets, 1 parking space.
$999/mo. +$1000/secunty deposit.
ATLANTIC BCH- 2BR/2BA, 1 block from
ocean, $1000/mo, 221-4696.
JAX BCH, 3/2, 8th floor comer unit w/
great views! $2600/mo. 367-1818.
pool, patio, ground floor. Includes utilities
and internet. $2400/mo. (904)608-4325.
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.
JAX BEACH, newer 3/2, garage, consider
Lease option. $1250/mo. 463-7343.
1803 Challenger Court West. Large
2BR/2BA, loft, tile/ berber, courtyard,
$895/mo., lease, 904-612-8868.
GRAND CAY, 2/2, gated, amenities, view,
hardwood, new carpet, garage. $1050/mo.
Ready 5/1. (904)534-1045.
sider lease option. 6mo.+. Owner/ Agent.
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.
ground floor w/garage, beach access/
handicap access. All new appliances in-
cluding washer/ dryer, pool, gym,
$1430/mo., Avail now. Approved pets wel-
come. (904)813-0304.

BEAUTIFUL, 2BR/2BA, 1.5 miles from PV p
beach, Grand Cay Villas. Ceramic tile./
wood floors, screened porch, Olympic
pool. $925/mo. +utilities. Available 8/1.

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.

NICE, CLEAN 3BR/2BA. $400/mo. +utilit-
ies Call 334-6266.
ROOM, 1 blk to beach, private entrance,
semi-furnished. $125 per wk., $125 sec.
dep., references, 994-0189.
JAX BEACH, 1BR upstairs room for rent,
$600/mo.. Walk to beach. (904)237-4354.

JAX BEACH office space w/kitchen for
rent. 1000sf. $1000 +CAM. 904-608-
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.
Prime class-A space for lease. On Isabella
Blvd. Walk to Starbucks in S. Jax Beach.
1230sf. Below market rate. 5% Broker
Commission. 910-2?56.



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

FREE KITTENS to good homes. Healthy
& house broken. 962-3749.

FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.

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PVB, 2BR/ 2BA Condo. 2nd floor CHIHUAHUAS, 1.5YR old male, $100.
$1100/mo. Call 891-6746. 1.5yr old female $100, 3- 8wk old puppies,
$300 ea. 545-4002.
SPACIOUS ML 3BR/ 2BA gated condo
with gar. Upgraded, italian tile, large lanai, CKC REGISTERED Dachshund puppies,
lakeview. $1150/mo. plus dep. 303-3936. $500-$600, 221-4915..

JAX BEACH. Large 1/1 condo with GA-
RAGE on ICW. Tile, screen porch, W/D.
No smoking/ pets. $860/mo, 241-5564.
2BR/2BA CONDO, Jax Beach, 1250sf.,
1 car garage. $1100/mo. (904)318-9194.
ocean front condo, living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline, fully
furnished, great amenities, including cov-
ered parking, hot tub, tennis, and sandy
beach. Call for more details. 398-9080 ext

AUSTRIALIAN BLUE Heeler puppy, fe-
male, 8wks. $175. Call 514-7964 Iv. msg.

HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.

FREE HOME Hurricane Mitigation Inspec-
tion!! Paid for by the State of Florida and
My Safe Florida Home.Call 904-316-3806.
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ness, pools, tennis, beac- -more.' IF YOU are interested in advertising unber;
$950/mo.-710-5200.--- this category please call 904-249-9033 or
C D I ( Dr-II/nn t/- D - I i.. .. , email: classified@beachesleader.com

rv BD' - l e n/Unlt iu, ylgal , uxurly
condo in great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness
center, W/D included, storage area, 2nd
floor. $875/mo. 285-5064 after 5pm.
PONTE VEDRA/ JTB, 3/2 like new unit on
2nd floor corner. 4300 South Beach Pkwy.
$1600/mo. www.duvalrealtyinc.com
$1250/MO. CALL 568-7139.
PONTE VEDRA 2/2, W/D, gym, beach
access, $950/mo., 472-0914.
BEAUTIFUL, NEW, North Shore,
3BR/3BA, 6th floor, end unit, full ocean
views. Furnished or unfurnished. Pets OK,'
$2500/mo. Lease/ Purchase option.
2BR/2.5BA, 1100SF Completely renovat-
ed. Close to shops and beach. Pool, ten-
nis, racquetball courts. Pets negotiable.
$1100/mo. (904)686-4422.
PONTE VEDRA Condo- Grand Cay Villas.
2BR/2BA. $975/mo. New hardwoods, fire-
place, screened balcony, and more.

PV, 2 story, 2BR/2.5BA, close to JTB and
A1A, Cranes Lake. $1150/mo. 223-2210.
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.
1st St. 3BR/2BA, new paint & flooring,
washer/dryer, large balcony. 1400sf.
Great location. No dogs. $1750/mo. +de-
posit 703-8184, 881-4730.

ATTN DIVERS: 1 week in beautiful Grand
Cayman oceanfront, 1BR, sleeps 4. Al-
most new accommodations, $950/wk Call
1 WEEK in beautiful islamorada the Flort-
da Keys, 9/13 - 9/20/08. Sleeps 6, marina
on premises, $650/wk., Call 285-0489.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
delMar, lovely condo, sleeps 4, pool, Call

N. ATLANTIC Beach/ Spectacular Ocean;
front, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2700sf
luxurious tri-level condo. Furnished,
3decks, private garden, entries & parking.
Huge pool, wooded & secluded. No smok-
ers. $850/mo. incl. free long distance, util.,
platinum cable, wireless HS networking.
12 mos lease. Will consider short-term at
increased rent. Avail. now, 716-4232.
FURNISHED MASTER Bedroom w/ bath,
Non-smoking. $545/mo., negotiable, in-
cludes utilities, (904)403-5734.
ROOMATES WANTED to share Jax Bch,
3BR/2BA apt. 7 blocks to beach. $350-
$425/mo plus 1/3 util. and deposit.
RETIRED MALE seeks roommate.
2BR/2BA, Atlantic Beach., No Smoking.
$425/mo. +1/2 utilities. 705-3780.
GATOR FAN, 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.
ROOM FOR rent $400/mo + 1/2 util.
1 mile from beach, features include: own

Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Hearing in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road, at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9,
2008 for the purpose of hearing and con-
sidering the views of the public concerning
the following proposed ordinance;
Ordinance No. 05-08-49
The full text of the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons interested are notified to be
present at the time and place listed above
and they shall be heard. If any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or hearing, he will need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Clerk's office at 247-5809, or at City Hall,
800 Seminole Road.
BL 5/30/08

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
'Self-Storage Facility Act' Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; The personal property
consisting of clothes, personal items and
household goods of:
Dee Barios, Unit #725
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
8am, Saturday, May 31, 2008, to satisfy
lien(s) for past due rent(s). Disposition will
take place at: THE STORAGE BIN, 1001
13th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250. THE STORAGE BIN reserves the
right to reject any and all bids.
BL 5/30/08

tice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on 06/16/2008,
9:00 am at 153 LEVY ROAD ATLANTIC
BEACH, FL 32233, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
the right to accept or reject any and/or all
1981 1JCNE15N9BT035265 JEEP
1987 JHMEC1317HS009655 HONDA
1988 1HGCA5541JA013162 HONDA
1989 1G6CB5156K4286191 CADILLAC
19891G1FP21E1KL172401 CHEVY
1989 1G3CW54CXK1344994 OLDS
1992 1G3HN53L4N1812443 OLDS
1992 1G6CD53B9N4271444 CADILLAC
1993 2MEPM36U5PB613298 MERCURY
1993 WDBDA29D8PG036759 MER-
1994 1B3AP28K2RN164885 DODGE
1994 1C4GH54LXRX381868 CHRYSLER
1994 1HGEG8658RL016950 HONDA
1995 2T1 AEO9B8SC120096 TOYOTA
1995 1G8ZG5288SZ229666 SATURN
1995 YAML3647H495 YAMAHA
1996 1HGEJ8146TL052272 HONDA
1996 1G1JC1244TM137868 CHEVY
1996 1G2WJ52M4TF207839 PONTIAC
1996 1HGCD5633TA167629 HONDA
1997 4A3AX35G1VE045253 MITSUBISHI
1997 2G4WS52M9V1408652 BUICK
1997 JT3GM84R8V0016369 TOYOTA
1999 JH4DC4452XS014078 ACURA
2000 4A3AA46G3YE067457 MITSUBISHI
2000 1J4GW48S2YC316112 JEEP
2000 YAMA4828E000 YAMAHA
2001 1GMDU23E11D143540 PONTIAC
2004 KMHCG45C94U531548 HYUNDAI
BL 5/30/08
Pursuant to FL ST 713.585, Auto Lien &
Recovery, Inc., w/Power of Attorney, will
sell the following vehicles to the highest
bidder to satisfy lien. All auctions held with
reserve, as is where is, Cash or Certified
funds. Inspect 1 week prior at lienor facili-
ty. Interested parties call 954-893-0052.
Sale date 06-26-08 @ 10:00 am at Lie-
nors Facility.
Auction will occur where each vehicle is
located under License AB0000538. Be ad-
vised that owner or lienholder has a right
to a hearing prior to the scheduled date of
sale by filing with the Clerk of Courts.
Owner/ Lienholder may recover vehicle
without Instituting judicial proceedings by
osting bond as per FI Stat 559.917; 25%
uyer premium additional. Net proceeds in
excess of lien amount will be deposited
with the Clerk of Court.
#DUVE388 lien amt $5213.88 2001
1G3WH52HX1F130269 lienor: CORBIN
ST., JACKSONVILLE. 904-356-7201.
FL 33081-0000 954-893-0052.
BL 5/30/08

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.
SUMMER TUTORING Available. especial-
ly Sciences (HS/ MS) Call223-3547.
SURF LESSONS/ Mini Camp offered for
people interested learning to surf, 3 years
experience in camps and lessons, been
surfing for 12 'yrs., also competively,
please call (904)487-4466 for more info.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
errail;, classified@;beachesleader.corm..
degree offering tutoring this summer; Can
tutor math, language arts, or ESL for ele-
mentary or middle school students.
Contact me at 229-9638.
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your -
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.

have great phone presence, organization-
al skills & understanding of healthy living.
Medical office exp. a plus. Fax resumes
to: 246-3778.

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newspaper are intended to announce gen-
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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.
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.
FEMALE MODELS wanted for edgy bridal
shoot. Trade . photos for modeling.
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
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.
HOUSEKEEPER, JAX Bch hotel. Call
249-9981 or apply 115 1st Ave. N.
FRONT DESK Receptionist needed for
Chiropractic office. (Bilingual helpful) Will
train. Resume to 423 N. 3rd St., Jackson-
ville Beach.
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 WM Davis Parkway.
Please apply in person.

VPK program; 8am-1:30pm, M-F Christi-
an environment. Degree required; Must
have State approved Director credentials.
Call 249-5370 or send resume to CUMC,
400 Penman Rd., Neptune Beach, FL
MECHANICS: UP to $20,000 bonus. Keep
the Army National Guard Rolling. Fix
Humvees, Strykers, etc. Expand your
skills through career training. Be a soldier.
1-800-GO GUARD.com/mechanics.
PT EXPERIENCED Receptionist. Fast
paced salon. Computer & people skills a
must. Also FT experienced Nail Tech,
some clientele preferred. Inquire within
Dirty Blonde Salon, 2409 S. Third St., Jax

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uurilruuom and wasner/ aryer, bzb626-3 . -8'. VET TECH w/experience & reliable Ken-
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, Jax Beach. ' c! nel Assistant for busy Animal Hospital. Ap-
$550/mo +deposit, includes utilities e c ply within, 28 Corona Rd., Ponte Vedra
(904)249-1890. Beach.

1. Undercover org.
4. Spills the beans
9. High-IQ crowd
14. Herbert of Pink
Panther movies
15. Chowder server
16. Accepted truth
17. Suffix with
18. Biblical witch's
19. Manhattan's Little

20. "The Quiet
American" actor
23. Topple in a joust
24. Like some blocks
28. One of equal rank
29. Steward's
32. Rock's ZZ Top,
for one
33. Figs.
36. Each, slangily
38. Verb with thou
39. "In the Still of the
Night" actress
42. Taking after
44. Fit'of pique
45. Stuff in a pit
46. Source of nectar
48. _ off (irate)
50. Fateful time for
54. Catch in a net
56. Bubble gum cost,
59. "Hush" actress
62. "Olympia" painter
65. Up to
66. Cookie container
67. Put in a seat
68. Started a hole
69. Sinus-
specializing MD
70. "Same here!"
71. Raid alert
72. Paris's Pont

lawn/ landscape company. Excellent pay.
Must have own transportation & clean DL.
Experience required. Accepting applica-
tions, 1089 Atlantic Blvd., #21, 7am-8am,
Mon- Fri.
(Atlantic Beach). 2+ yrs. experience man-
aging required. Must have drive-thru expe-
rience. Benefits available. Call (904)365-

Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
needed. Experience required, Mon-Fri,
9am-4pm, 527-1012.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed for busy
beaches office. Mon.- Fri., 8am-4:30pm,
-$10.50/hr, Computer-knowledge,-anreni.-rr,
to' detail, dependabllity' a mu-t F .
resume 270-1633. ..
VAN DRIVER/ COOK, needed at Beaches
Academy, 1725 Penman Rd. Must be 25
years old and good driving record. Call
246-3885 for info.

Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
experienced Infant & toddler caregivers.
F/T & P/T available. We offer a competi-
tive salary & benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.
ADMIN. ASST. with good computer expe-
rience, people skills, and multi tasking
ability. Great pay, benefits. EOE. Fax re-
sume, 339-0263.
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.
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.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Great working conditions.
Call Jamie 249-3011.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
seeking an experienced, self-motivated
housekeeper for their Community at
14199 WM Davis Parkway. Apply in per-
son or phone 294-7322.
ALERT SECURITY ADT authorized deal-
er, security consultants will train manager
trainees. $500-$700 per week to start 904-
HIGH END busy salon in Neptune Beach
on A1A. Space available for Esthetician &
Nail tech. Call 246-4700.
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.
BAR MANAGER wanted. Fax resume to
FOOD LION Distribution Center Job Fair!
Hiring order selectors. May 31st, 10am-
3pm. Harvey's, 2540 Hwy. 17 S., Green
Cove Springs, FL (904)529-8006. EOE.

lAttention Drivers I

June 2nd - 5th 9 am - 4 pm
Recruiter standing by
5310 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL

$2,000 Sign On Bonus
for Qualified Drivers!
Competitive Pay & Great Benefits
Class A CDL & 6 Mths Exp. Req'd

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Silent Movies

1. Button one's lip
2. Cut application
3. "Cocoon" Oscar
winner Don
4. Make indistinct
5. Kegling sites
* 6. Discombobulates
7. Allied group
8. Blood fluids
9. The only one-
syllable state
10. Full range
11. Actress Vardalos
12. Costa del _
13. Singer
21. Mezzo-soprano

22. Japanese car,
25. Drainpipe part
26. Go public with
27..Stickball field,
30. Headlong action
31. _ for (choose)
34. Surgery ctrs.
35. Moogs et al.
37. Shade of green
39. "Just the facts,

40. Crock
41. Susan Lucci role
42. Pal of Tarzan
43. Grid great
47. Throw out
49. Tamper with

51. In need of body
52. Wankel, for one
53. Artery wideners
55. Brief tussle
57. Born yesterday,
so to speak
58. Barkin or Burstyn
60. Brewski
61. Calvary letters
62. Pre- (coll.
63. Boxer portrayed
by Will Smith
64. Bring home

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-,wIy Expect Nothing Less
/ 1 J\Jr1P Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at Ponte
Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work environment is one of the
. most-:so ght after for careerysatisfaction. :,,'....:- : =--.
. - -We have-the following full& part-time positions a ailable*' -,

Sales Manager Gourmet Retail Attendant

Dining Room Attendants Room Service

Housekeeping Turndown Surf Club Janitorial

2nd Assistant Superintendent Nail Technician

Nursery Attendant Security (PT)

Barber (Licensed/Shave) Realty Weekend Reception

Front Desk Lead Chef de Partie

Chef Garde Front Desk Agent

Beach Rental Attendant Spa Locker Room Attn.

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

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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.

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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.

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.

Do You Want to start or grow your busi-
ness with our revolutionary new product
that guarantees clean boat bottoms...al-
ways? This is a ground-floor opportunity
with no experience needed; Just your de-
sire to work among boat owners and make
a lot of money. Environmentally "green".
Exclusive dealer territory guaranteed. Call
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CERTIFIED IN-HOME Daycare. 5 wks.
and up. Call Becky 249-6391

telligent, honest and successful former
sales director seeks legitimate
product/service opportunity. Available for
sales & communication training. (904)565-

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

CAREGIVER (CNA) Available now for
Beaches and Southside. Flexible, kind,
with references. 285-8411.
years experience seeks new position. Ex-
tremely dependable and caring. Excellent
references. Call Leslie 612-4751.
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GAME #1 Care, Inc. Special kids/ adults/
seniors. Good rates. Lic#999999610,
Lite house cleaning
$10 per hr.

92" SOFA, medium blue velvet, low back
w/2 swivel club chairs. Sell $395 OBO
or trade for electric Washer/ Dryer Set.
SEA-DOO RXT07 Jetski PWC, trailer &
warranty, supercharged 215hp, lots of ex-
tras, $9500 OBO. (407)616-8686.
duty, super capacity, excellent condition.
Can deliver & guarantee. $375 for both.

MOVING SALE: bedroom suite, with
matching nitestand, chest of drawers w/
mirror; Sleigh bed with matching nite-
stand, 860-6200.

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SONY 52" TV with a beautiful cherry
wood entertainment ctr. Originally
$2800, will sell for $500/ both. 616-
CLEAN, QUALITY Queensize mattress &
boxspring in exc. condition. $100. Can
deliver. 246-1852.
OFFICE FURNITURE: Desk plus Creden-
za $600, 4 Leather Chairs $75-$125, La-
ser All in One Printer $200 and more. Call
16'X24'X4.5' SWIMMING pool, complete
package. Incl. 2HP pump, large sand filter,
200sf deck, all access. $1200. 613-7606,
COUCHES, COFFEE tables, antique lou-
ver wooden blinds, 181 Ocean Blvd. Atl.
Bch., (831)345-2693 (cell)
DESK, CHERRY Executive, contemporary
$175. Marble top dresser $300. Big
screen TV $250. Houseful of furniture.
June 7th and 8th, Saturday, 9am-5pm,
Sunday, 9am-4pm at the Morocco Shrine,
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville.
North Florida Arms Collectors. Info:
1995 HONDA Civic, 150,000 miles. $550
OBO. Must Sell! Jun 1-3 Only. (870)307-

COLLECTIBLES & Fine Art. Sunday,
June 1st, 2pm. AB2659 AU3714. AU3713.
www.AnJeAuctions.net 9800 Beach
Blvd., Jax, FL. (352)562-3103, (904)248-

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WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.


246-1933 * 619 Atlantic Blvd.

GARAGE SALE, Saturday 7:30am- 3pm
and Sunday 9am- 1pm, American Legion
Post 129, 1151 S. 4th St. Variety of Items.
HUGE SALE! Everything must go. Sun-
day, 9am, 1301 4th St. N.
SATURDAY, 7-11AM, 2030 Horn St. baby
items, boy/ girl baby clothes, tools, plants,

of Bowles & Strand. Saturday 8-12.
BIG SALE for 8 homes on Emma Lane, 1
block south of Florida Blvd., off Penman
Rd. Fine furniture, home accessories,
clothes, baby/ toddler items. Saturday,

OUR KIDS are growing, toys are overflow-
ing. Battery powered.jeep, double jogging
stroller, Little Tykes wagon,misc. Satur-

Care, Pet Care, Errands, Appointments,
Shopping, etc. 534-5847.
Jacksonville and surrounding areas. For
all your tractor service needs. Call

from changing a lightbulb
to changing the color of your 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.

16 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
AN AMAZINGLY Clean House .by Nata-
sha. Excellent prices and detailed work.
HOUSES/ OFFICES wanted for weekly
cleaning. Maryann 377-6643. Experi-
enced/ References.
references has immediate openings. Call
I DON'T cut corners, I clean them. For
reasonable fees, call Betty Lees.
(904)238-6435 or (904)200-2942.
JILL'S CLEANING Service. Residential/
commercial. Free estimates. 735-3388.
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.
Experienced and Reliable cleaning for
home or office. References avaiTable.

applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or. email:
callrob @ comcast.net.

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


.35 years experience at the Beach. Drywall
repair, palm trees, trimming w/ lift truck. All
aspects of pressure washing. Licensed &
insured. 305-6320.
Residential and Commerical Painting. Li-
censed/ insured. Free quote. Call 303-
9174. Ask about our enviro-friendly paint-
ing. www.russellsqualitypaintingllc.com
CASEY PAINTING- interior/ exterior, li-
censed, insured. Quality guaranteed. Free
estimate. 725-0092.
LET ALOHA Painting help you get your
house looking good with a fresh coat of
paint. We do everything from interior, ex-
terior, commercial, pressure wash, and
murals. Please call for a FREE estimate.
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.,

terior/ Exterior. painting, faux finishes,
wood replacement, pressure washing &
more. Lic. & ins. We guarantee our work!
(904)247-6441 or 537-4469
Painting, wood repair, pressure washing,
top-notch work guaranteed. Licensed/ in-
sured. Free estimates. 861-9500.

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uuy,. 1ard-lJprml., 3oo8 ) uoiltrI t. s*sa a' JJ'S POOL Cleaning Service, monthly
MOVING SALE! Friday & Saturday, WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi- service, one time cleaning & repairs. Call
8am- noon. 1738 Park Terrace West. Iron ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises. JJ, (904)962-6939.
bed, many accumulated treasures. 241-7276, 838-9599. Pnnl FAlI ii- naitv nrvipc ra-
POLCE NIN G- cualitvservcera

ENTIRE HOUSE must sell. 2yr. old appli-
ances, like new. Furniture, clothes, tapes,
CD's, dolls, games, etc. Saturday, 5/30,
8am-noon.. 159 Solano Cay Circle.
MOVING SALE, Bunk bed, lawn mower
and equipt, trampoline, b-ball, tools, furni-
ture. Saturday, 8am-2pm, 53 N. Roscoe

MULTI-FAMILY, Girvin & Joeandy area,
Friday & Saturday, 8:30am-? 103 Autumn
Springs Court West

COLLECTORS- PALM Valley. Flin: Anti-
que, Bernhardt, old wicker, more! Radios,
cameras, toy cars, nautical, etc. Antique
jewelry, art, tools, boat, guy stuff. Yard art
galore. 1231 Neck Rd., AIA to Micklers
to Neck. Thurs. 9-4, Fri. 9-3. China Cat.
241-0344. chinacatantiques.com'
GOOD ANTIQUE furniture and other col-
lectibles; doll collection; clocks incl. Ma-
sonic grandfather clock; glassware; appli-
ances; power tools; shop and building
supplies; 10000 gal. swimming pool
+200sf. deck. 945 Gonzales Ave. Jax Bch.
From 9th St., S. go east on 9th Ave., 2
blocks to sale. Fri., 5/30, 9-5; 5/31, 9-5;
6/1, 10-5pm.
LARGE ESTATE Sale. All types of items.
525 16th Ave. N. J.B., Friday 1-4pm, and
Saturday 8am-until. 859-8623.
HUGE JAX Beach Estate Sale. 929 12th
Ave. S. Friday/ Saturday 8am-4pm, Sun-
day 11am-3pm. Antiques, sterling, art,
jewelry, 1000 smalls, old toys, books, lin-
ens, porcelain, good glass + much more.
502-0986. Photos at

JON BOAT & trailer, runs well, extras.
$3000 OBO. 220-3344.
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40', $450/mo. 463-2845.

2001 CHEVROLET S-10 extended dab.
Exc. cond., only 62k mi., V-6, AT, third
door, PW/ Locks, new tires. $6700 OBO.

1999 MERCURY Sable, $3800. Call 466-
2007 SCION tc, 3 door liftback, automatic,
black sandpearl, 1200 miles, loaded,
spoiler, billet grill, euro tailights, . mud-
guards, wheel locks, overhead and side
airbags, rear side curtain airbags, high
performance tires, Streetglow undercar-
riage neon, Xzilon protection inside and
out, all power, moonroof, $17,500 firm.
Call 472-4114.
2000 CHRYSLER Concord, $3800. Call
2003 DODGE Neon SXT, 4dr. sedan.
36K miles, AT, AC, 30 mpg. Leaving
country. Must sell. $7000. OBO. 626-
5780, 241-4821.
2001 CHRYSLER Sebring LXi, $3995.
Call 466-1200.
1997 FORD Explorer XLT, fully loaded,
runs great. $3900. 249-4882.
1998 FORD Explorer Eddie Bauer 4x4, to-
tally loaded, great condition. Asking $5000
OBO, (904)280-3234.
1997 VOLVO 850, sedan, black, 103K mi.,
$2900. Call 466-1200.

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nal/ Timely/.Licensed. References availa-
ble! Call Wayne 626-5234, 246-8344.
One time or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial 742-6763.
LANDSCAPE BY Linus. Yard Cleanup
Specialist. Weekly/ Bi-monthly. Licensed/
Insured/ Affordable. 294-2269.
Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching, Re-planting. Free esti-
mates. 247-3344.
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
All beaches area. Free estimates. Accept-
ing new appointments.. Single cut or con-
tract. (904)241-1190. Cell (904)312-4180
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
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.
mates, local, reasonable prices. We do it
right the first time. No contracts required.
Residential & Commercial Licensed/ In-
sured. Call Ray, 294-2518..
CHEAP MOE'S! Complete lawn service.
Most yards only $25. (904)294-2269.

Block & Brick Masonry. New construction,
additions, repairs. Licensed & Insured.
Additions. Owner: Mark Yarbrough.
tios, Driveways, Room Additions. Cell
576-4728, Bus.355-2484.

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Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
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Specializing in Remodeling,
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WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco repairs. Custom
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dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.
Rotten Wood, Decks, Pressure Wash.
All types of Home Improvements Reason-
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Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.

Tile, Wood, Carpet & Vinyl Flooring. In-
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Friday, May 30
Amelia Island Chamber
Music: The 2008 Amelia
Island Chamber Music Festival
will be held May 30-June 15.
Details can be found at
AICMEcom. Call Mike at 261-
1779 to volunteer.
Gator Clowns: Gator
Clowns, one of Florida's oldest
Clown Allies, is looking for a
few good clowns at the
Beaches, and no experience is
necessary. Clown school will
be held May 30-31 and June 6-
7 at Englewood Christian
Church, 4316 Barnes Road.
Hours are 7-9 p.m. Friday and'
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Bring
a bag lunch Saturday. For infor-
mation, call Robin Schaad,
a/k/a "Happy Daze," at 273-
Moonlight Movies: See B-1.
Pizza Dinner: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach,
hosts a pizza/calzone dinner
from 5-8 p.m. Carry-out orders
are accepted, and the public is
invited. Call 246-6855 for
Take a Swing at Cancer: The
annual golf tournament begins
at 11 a.m. at Sawgrass Country
Club. After the tournament, a
cocktail reception, awards din-
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Saturday, May 31
American Legion Ghrage
Sale: American Legion Post
129, 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach, holds a
garage sale from 7:30 a.m.-3
p.m. May 31 and from 9 a.m.-1
p.m. June 1.
Author at Bookmark:
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 Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, at 4 p.m. The
book details the year Alexander
worked various minimum-
wage jobs after leaving a high-
paying job as an advertising
executive. The author is a
native of Charleston, S.C.,
graduate of Auburn University
and former Marine officer. For
information, call 241-9026.
Donny Dragonfly: The
GTM Research Reserve hosts a
puppet show and craft hour
from 10-11 a.m. at the
Environmental Education
Center. Local author/illustrator
Jean Drayovitch presents the
puppet show that features her
new story, "Donny Dragonfly."
The show will be followed by a
to-take-home craft activity.
Drayovitch will be available to
sign copies of the book avail-
able in the Research Reserve's
Nature Store. The event is open
to the public, including large
groups. Children ages 3-10
must be accompanied by a par-

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the GTM Research Reserve at
823-4500. All materials will be
Firefly Night: The Mandarin
Museum & Historical Society
hosts its second annual Firefly
Night from 8:30-10 p.m. at
Walter Jones Historical Park,
- 11964 Mandarin Road. This is
a free family event. For infor-
mation, call 904-268-0784, e-
mail mandarinmuseum@bell-
south.net or visit www.man-
Fur Ball: Theme of this
year's Fur Ball Gala, proceeds
from which benefit the
Jacksonville Humane Society,
is Arctic Nights. The event will
be held from 7-11 p.m. at the
University of North Florida's
University Center Ballroom,
12000 Alumni Dr. Cost is $150
per person, $1,600 for a
reserved personal table of 10 or
$1,900 for a corporate table of
10. For information, call 725-
8766, ext: 230, or visit
OLLI Gala: The first OLLI
Gala will be held from 6-11
p.m. at the Hyatt Regency
Riverfront, Jacksonville. OLLI,
the Osher Lifelong Learning
Institute at the University of
North Florida serves seniors 50
and above through UNF. The
dinner/dance fundraiser will
feature music of the '50s, '60s
and '70s by the Fabulous
Korvettes. Tickets cost $100;
cocktails, dinner, live music,
dancing and a silent auction

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Workshop/Audition for
Young Dancers: A work-
shop/audition for dancers
ages 8-11 will be held from
1-4 p.m. at Ocean Yoga, 60
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. Connect the Dots
Creative Movement is seek-
ing young dancers for a
small creative movement
ensemble. No experience
is necessary. There is a $10
registration fee. Call or e-
mail Libby Marsh at 521-
7097 or dotsdance@com-

Sunday, June 1
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immed [Morning: A program
ni-I featuring folk musician
Lynn Wadley will be
held at 10:45 a.m. at the
Unitarian Universalist
Church of Jacksonville,
7405 Arlington Expressway.
The program is free and open
to the public. Call 346-0373 for
Sea Turtle Program: A pro-
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in Northeast Florida will be
held at 6:30 p.m. at the Ponte
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Guana Tolomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve, presents the program.

Monday, June 2
Sierra Club: The Sierra
Club presents a program on
"Protecting Sea Turtles in
Northeast Florida" at 6:30
p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library, 101 Library

Blvd. Peggy Friedmann, vol-
unteer sea turtle program
evaluator with the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve,
will explain how the Reserve
is working to protect endan-
gered sea turtles in this area
and how the public can help
with these efforts.
The meeting will be held in
the main meeting room of the

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Dr. George Young joins
North Florida Medical Clinic
North Florida Medical Clinic welcomes Dr. George M.
Young to our practice. Dr. Young joins Kevin Holthaus,
MD, Anthony Vetere, MD, Amy Brumfield, PA and
Michael Medved, PA at our Beaches office, located at
The Links office park, Suite 150, across from Baptist'
Beaches Hospital. Dr. Young is available to see new
and established patients by contacting our office
at 904.242.7177.

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One mission made him a minister


A college experience with
Campus Crusade for Christ
changed the direction of his
life, said Sunrise Community
Church's Pastor Andrew
While a student at Fresno
State University, Rogers volun-
teered to minister to others
through the faith-based organ-
"I saw how the message of
the Gospel changes people'
lives," he said.
As a result, even though his
goal from the age of ten years
old was to become an attorney,
Rogers said he felt called to the
"I can't imagine doing any-
thing else," he said.
Rogers will be ordained
within the Evangelical Free
Church 'and will be installed as
Pastor of Sunrise Community
Church at the 10:15 a.m. serv-
ice on Sunday, June 8.
He has served as pastor dt
Sunrise since June of last year.
He and his family (wife Jenny
and their four children ages 2
to 9 years old) relocated from
California where he had been
the pastor of an Evangelical
Free Church for 14 years.
Dan Burleson recently
joined Rogers at Sunrise and
will serve as Assistant Pastor.
The two men worked in the
ministry together in Southern

Sunrise is
a n
Free Church
with "first
and fore-
most a high
view of
said Rogers.
T h e
church is at
298 Aquatic
Drive in
Atlantic t i c
Beach and ,'
was founded
in 1979.
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the organiza-
tion of
F r e e
there is an
emphasis on Past
proclaiming P
the Gospel.
Each church governs its own
affairs within a unified and
supportive network of church-
es, said Rogers.
In addition to Sunday mom-
ing classes for children, Sunrise
offers a variety of adult educa-
tion programs "to train peo-
ple to minister to each other."
These include .parenting and
marriage classes.
This fall Sunrise will offer a
new class for men called "Men
of Purity." Also, a "Creation
versus Evolution Work-shop" is
planned for sometime next
year, he said.

or Andrew Rogers
Rogers, who has an under-
graduate degree in Business
Marketing from Fresno State,
has Masters of Divinity and
Masters in Biblical Counseling
Currently under discussion
for development at Sunrise is a
Biblical Counseling Center, he
"Many people embrace
Christianity and think that this
means life is going to be really
Biblical counseling offers
real solutions for real problems
by finding solutions in the
Bible," said Rogers.

The official Ordination and Installation service for Pastor Andrew
Rogers of Sunrise Community Church will be held on June 8.


Vacation Bible
*Information about upcom-
ing Vacation Bible Schools can
be sent to religion@beach-
esleader.com or by fax to 249-

First Baptist Church of
Jacksonville Beach (324 Fifth
St. N.) will offer Outrigger
Island VBS at no charge for
children 3 years old (by
9/1/07) through 6th grade
from 9 a.m. to noon on June
16 to 20. For information call
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 informa-
tion 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 246-6427.

Palm Valley Baptist
Church (4890 Palm Valley
Road) will offer Outrigger
Island VBS fro children ages 3
years old through 6th grade
from 9 a.m. to noon on July 7
toll. Call the church at 285-
2447 for information.

Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church hosts
Power Lab VBS from 9 a.m. to
noon on July 13-17. For infor-
mation 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
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 students at
9 a.m. to noon on June 9 to
13. Registration is required; to
reserve a space call 249-4091
ext. 105.
Dance Hits Concert and
Cake Walk
Isle of Faith UMC will host a
Summer Dance Hits Concert
and Cake Walk on Sunday,
June 8. The Cake Walk begins
at 6 p.m. and the concert will
be at 7:30. The church is at
1821 San Pablo Road in
Jacksonville; call 221-1700 or
visit www.iofumc.org for
Coastal Baptist Church will
hold a one-day revival with
Jesse Smallwood at 11 a.m and
6 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. The
church address is 750 Girvin
Road; call 221-6529 for infor-

Majesty Concert
Majesty, a musical group
from The Master's College in
California, will present a con-
cert at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday,
June 12 at Sunrise Community
Church. The public is invited
to attend. The church address
is 298 Aquatic Drive in
Atlantic Beach.

Women's Brunch
Atlantic Beach Women's

Connection will host a brunch
at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday,
June 4 at the Selva Marina
Country Club. Sophia Dare
Dentiste, founder of
Dare2Shine, will be the inspi-
rational speaker and Dietician
Becky Delgado will share
healthy meal ideas.
Reservations for non-members
are $12 including child care;
contact Kate at 534-6784 or
v i s i t

"A Peaceful Journey"
Bethel Gallery at Ponte
Vedra Presbyterian Church
hosts "A Peaceful Journey", an
exhibit of photographs by
Nicki Leach. The artist, a
member of the church, died at
the age of 19 from cancer.
Information is available at the
gallery about the Nicki Leach
Foundation which provides
support to young adults with
life-threatening cancer
Bethel Gallery is open on
Mon. to Fri from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. and on Sun. from 9 to 11
a.m. For information call 285-
8225. The address is 4510
Palm Valley Road.

Adult Bible Study
Outrigger Island: Living
God's Unshakable 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.

400 San Juan Dr., PonteVedra Beach 285-6127
All Vehicles Must Enter on Golf View
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, i:1i A i , -SM3PM Holy Eucharist
Saturday Holy:Eucharisi.5:3u PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist:-70I;rAMi, 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 www.christepiscopalchurch.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

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

Worshiping at
- Ocean Palms Elementary School
355 Landrum Ln, Ponte Vedra Beach
S 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Service*
11:00 a.m. Traditional Service*
'Kingdom Kids available
PO TE VIEDRA Childcarealwaysprovided
... .. .. . .... - -.. . Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor
United Methodist
2U d 80-5141 * www.pv-umc.org
SCh urch "Connecting the Unconnected"

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Ponte Vedra
Presbterian 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

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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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, FiL* 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
www.fccbdoc.com lemail:fccbdoc@bellsouth.net

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The almns Oasis
is a Communitq Nurtured by
tbe brace of Jests Christ
5erve God's Mission in the World

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 Beaci
Ph: 904-246-612? www.palmschurch.org

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

105 Snug Harbor Court 150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach, FL CATHOLIC Sunday School for alleges 9:00 a.m.
(off Mayport Rd.atW. 11th St. & Orchid St.) BptisChurchRev. Dr. Gabe Goodman, Pastor Avenue North at 5th Street Worship Service 10:15 am.
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 SATURDAY EVENING Church Office 249-8698 1st a nueYouth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
Atli6:30 pm- Contemporary Worship Service 's Preschool/Kindergarten Office 241-7335 Jacksonville BeachNursery Provided -
246-2709 SUNDAY www.cpcab.org Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastorCHR
Victor M. Eskew, Minister 9:00 am - Contemporary Worship Service Sunday Morning CHRIST
10:30 am - Traditional Service Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 530 p.m. UNITED HODIST CHURCH
Sunday: Bible Class 10:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY Traditional Worship 8:00AM & 1 1:00AM Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00,U D M HURCH
Worship 11:00 a.m. Bible St Ev e Situation Contemporary Worship 9:30AM & 5:59PM 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Neptune Beach 249t5370
Evening Service 6:30 p.m. 407 Third Street Sunday School All Ages 9:30AM Saturday Confessions RPatriceSpenser
Wednesday: Bible Study 7:00 p.m. om Bary, Pastor g N peBe Youth Fellowship Sundays 5:00PM & 7:00PM After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m. Share in the ove of Christ
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s Palm Valley baptist Church
Si', Palm Valley Road. Ponte Vedra
. . ) (904) 285-2447
C " L mail: palmchurch@bellsouth.net
Sunday School for oil 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


S (hnrisian Church

Service Times
Saturday 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & ll:00am

(904) 268-2500
6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy.

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.

324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
324 N. 5th St., 249-2314

Bible Study
Blended Worship
Evening Worship
Wednesday Evening

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

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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