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• Sheriff John Rutherford is guest speaker at the July 29 JCCI Issues & Answers lunchtime discussion about “Facing the hard choices: Prevention, intervention or enforcement?” It starts at noon at 2434 Atlantic Blvd. For information, e-mail [email protected] or call 396-3052, ext. 11.

• Karen Mills, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be in town Tuesday to highlight how the SBA’s Recovery loan program has affected local business. She’ll be speaking at A. Harold & Associates in Southside, a beneficiary of the program.

• Showtime is drawing near. Two-time Emmy Award winning actress Loretta Swit will star in the next production at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, the world premiere of “Amorous Crossing.” The production is a romantic comedy set aboard a cruise ship en route to an island paradise and it starts Aug. 11. Amorous Crossing show times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, with weekend matinees at 1:15 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The buffet precedes the shows. For information, call the box office at 641-1212 or visit

• Speaking of shows, The Florida Theatre had to call in some heavy equipment Wednesday morning. Weird Al Yankovic used a confetti cannon during his show Tuesday night and the maintenance staff decided a leaf blower was the only way to clean up the aisles and under the seats.

• Looking for a way to beat the heat during the weekend? The Riverside Arts Market will be handing out free Breyer’s ice cream Saturday as well as offering free dance lessons 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

• As for RAM, it’s also joining the “Movies in the Park” movement on Saturday nights in August. Food and music start at 7 p.m. with the film at 8 p.m. The lineup includes “E.T. The Extraterrestrial,” “Little Giants,” “The Princess and the Frog” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua.” Parking and admission are free. For the schedule, visit

• The JU Davis College of Business has partnered with Brumos Motor Cars of Jacksonville to renew the Brumos Circle of Excellence program this fall. The circle is a group of selected juniors and seniors in the college honored for academic and service achievements.



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