Monday, April 12, 2010

An exciting new addition to the Eclipse family…

Eclipse Recording is pleased to announce that Dan Bagan has joined the Eclipse team and will be responsible for visual media including graphic design, video and photography. Dan comes to us from Bagan & Company – Creative Media and will integrate his services and clients into the Eclipse Brand.

Dan will be instrumental in the expansion of Eclipse Recording into a full-fledged multi-media organization. He brings an impressive portfolio of graphic designs and photography and is the reason Eclipse has expanded into video. He has a broad business background and brings insight into the emerging web video market. With his direction Eclipse is diversifying our visual / graphic design services to include video for the web and branding. From your CD / DVD cover and posters to videos, portraits and branding Eclipse has it covered.

Krysta Brown’s official last day was Friday April 9th! She passed on the “crown” to Dan Bagan.

Krysta Brown and Dan Bagan at Eclipse Recording CompanyKrysta has been a valuable employee and friend for over 2 years. We wish her luck! She has expressed that she will miss everyone and she says, “To all the friends I made while working here, I will miss you all so much. Watching you all work on your dreams and goals has made my job here special and worthwhile. I hope we can cross paths again! Thank you all for allowing me the opportunity to assist you in turning your dreams into realities!-These moments we’ve shared wont be forgotten! ♥ K-”

Krysta Brown and Dan Bagan at Eclipse Recording CompanyDan says, ” Krysta’s crown needs to be stretched if I’m going to wear it!”

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H.A.W.K.E. Open House!

Want to take photos of a Barred owl, Great Horned owl and more? See otters frolic, enjoy the beauty of rural Elkton? Don’t Miss this event held, April 25th Sunday from 1 to 4 PM is H.A.W.K.E. The Humane Association of Wildlife Care & Education “Members Only” Open House .

The rehabilitation facility is only open to the H.A.W.K.E. membership twice annually, during the spring and the fall member events. This spring’s open house will feature tours of the hospital/intensive care unit, the flight cages, the turtle ponds/humming bird garden, the main cages, and the river otter facility. While the wildlife being rehabilitated will not be on display, HAWKE celebrities adopt critters such as Barney the Barred Owl, Liberty, the Red-Tailed Hawk, Hedwig the Great Horned Owl and Twiggy the screech owl will make appearances for up-close encounters and photographs. In addition, some of H.A.W.K.E.’s resident mammals like our turtles and our otters will undoubtedly be showing off as well. H.A.W.K.E. volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about capture and rehabilitation efforts as well as the experience of volunteering for the Association. “Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Association and we couldn’t have the successes we have without them” according to Ms. Cain-Stage who has been helping wildlife since 1979. H.A.W.K.E. depends on donations and fund-raisers to care for hundreds of Wild Birds, Mammals and reptiles per year. There is no state or federal funding to help injured or orphaned wildlife. All donations are tax-deductible.

Twiggy the screech owl brought to you by Eclipse Recording Company(above) Twiggy the Screech owl

This special invitation is for current members, people who have donated ads, money, services or supplies, (such as auction items) to H.A.W.K.E. Soft drinks and homemade goodies will be available. Although the event is limited to current members of HAWKE, if you’re not a member currently, you can join at the open house. Memberships are $25 per year for an individual membership or $35 for couples and /or children under 19 for a family membership. Members receive a bi-annual newsletter that discusses the activities during the year, a personal “thank-you” from the President, a picture of one of the animals helped by the contribution and invitations to members-only events such as the bi-annual open house. For more information on the open house, on membership in the association or to make a contribution, please visit the Association’s website, You can join on-line on H.A.W.K.E.’s secure web site by credit card or send a check to:

H.A.W.K.E. P.O. BOX 188

Elkton, FL. 32033

Call Melanie at 904-692-1777 to schedule your personal tour and get directions.

HAWKE will have tickets for their upcoming MAy 8th Dine on Wild Side held at the Alligator Farm as well as their New H.A.W.K.E. Music For The Birds CD.

To sample and purchase this CD please visit the link below:

SUPPORT H.A.W.K.E.!CLICK HERE for more information on H.A.W.K.E.


HELP H.A.W.K.E. wildlife a not for profit wildlife center in NE Florida helping injured & orphaned birds, mammals , reptiles & endangered species since 1979. Dont Miss on SATURDAY, MAY 8 th is the 16th ANNUAL “Dine on The Wild Side” Benefit at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park. Your ticket includes: a full day’s admission to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and complete BBQ or vegetarian dinner. You can come to the park early, and for stay for the event starting at 5:00. Food will be served at 6 :00 featuring Jerry Stalvey who cooks and serves his famous BBQ chicken (complete with baked beans, slaw, rolls, tea & dessert. Vegetarians will have food donated by Gypsy Cab Company’s tofu sautéed with vegetables and served over a bed of rice, and pasta cheese stuffed pastry shells donated by Jim’s Place. Both meals will be served with a dessert, tea, and roll. (Thanks to the generous donations by these fine restaurants, vegetarians will be also able to dine on delicious food while enjoying this exotic setting. SPECIAL GUESTs !

Jaime Defrates for HAWKE!   Jamie DeFrates (above) and Susan Brown will be performing ( James is an award-winning composer and performer who has been at the forefront of Florida’s professional music scene for decades. He has composed, performed and produced original scores and soundtracks for commercials, documentaries and television programs including an A&E production that received an Emmy award. H.A.W.K.E. will have exclusive use of the Park beginning at 5:00 p.M until 9:00 PM. Enjoy a guided tour of the bird rookery to view thousands of birds including endangered wood storks . Get close up photos of birds in all stages of life from courtship to nesting from the boardwalk. Bring your camera for unique photographic opportunities. Melanie will have the Wildlife Nannies program featuring H.A.W.K.E., in the education room for you to enjoy. Advance tickets are on sale NOW for only $35 ages for age 12 & up & (kids 5 to 11 are $20) In St Augustine at the Alligator Farm, Music Matters,( Riverside plaza) St Johns Vet ( N. of Target US1 ) Kids 4 & under do not need a ticket if they share your meal. You can also purchase your tickets for $40 until May 5th online via HAWKE’s website ( ( check after that date for availability of veggie meals, Funds raised will directly benefit H.A.W.K.E.’s wildlife rehab and education programs.

Limited tickets at door $40 & $20 (kids)

The Vegetarian Meals sell out fast so do not wait to purchase your tickets,

This is a great deal and fun for the entire family! See you there!

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