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ROBERT FIEGE/NEWS-LEADER
Beachgoers attempt to a save a whale on Amelia Island earlier this summer. There is virtually no
chance of such a rescue being successful, and this whale died.


Well mean

MICHAEL PARNELL
News Leader
If you see an injured wild animal, ydur first instinct is
to provide help. That may not be the best course of action,
however.
It's better to call in wildlife professionals whd are
trained in such matters. They may be able to rescue,
rehabilitate or heal a wounded animal. If not, they are able
to humanely euthanize an animal that can't be saved'.
In some cases, it's best to let nature take its course.
After all, this is nature, and this is wildlife.
An example is a pygmy or dwarf sperm whale that
beached earlier this summer on Amelia Island. The
whale's plight drew dozens of onlookers, some of whom
intervened to try to save the whale.
They were well meaning, no doubt, but their actions
could have been harmful for the whale and for the people
around them.
The whale was first spotted in the surf near a beach


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access on South Fletcher Avenue. A group of beachgoers
and patrons of a nearby restaurant leaped into the water
and tried to steer the whale back into the ocean.
"It's a common misperception let's get it back in the
water," said state marine mammal biologist Ryan Berger.
In fact, it's dangerous for the humans involved. Whales
have strong tails that can whip a human and cause seri-
ous injury. "These animals are pretty powerful, especial-
ly in the tail area," Berger said.
And it's not likely to work.
The whale probably was beaching itself because it is
sick. "In 90 percent of these strandings there's a heart-
related problem," Berger said.
Pygmy and dwarf sperm whales commonly'suffer
from cardiomyopathy, a hardening of the arteries in the
heart. They are bdund for the beach and will resist being
steered back into deep water.
In fact, the whale in Fernandina Beach drifted with its
WHALECotinued on 3A


Data


Busters


learn all


summer
JASON YURGARTIS
News-Leader


SEighteen area students gathered
at the Peck Center in Fernandina
Beach on Aug. 3 to be recognized for
their achievements in a nine-week
summer program designed to further
career skills while working paying jobs
in the community.
The award ceremony marked the
conclusion of Nassau County's sec-
orid year of participation in Data
Busters, a charter program of the
Northeast Florida Community Action
Agency that teaches 14- to 18-year-
blds computer skills on Microsoft
Office software while they receive real-
world work experience. The program
has been operating for 25 years in
Jacksonville.
Additionally, students were taught
life skills -team building, conflict res-
olution, communication, critical think-
ing and creative problem solving to
utilize in and out of the workplace.
They attended weekly workshops and
Submitted projects through Excel,
PowerPoint and Word applications
using the knowledge gained from
instructors, and completed book
reports.
Participants worked at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Center, Fernandina
Beach branch library, Amelia Arts
Academy, Peck Center Head Start
Program, Florida Community
Prevention Center, Police Athletic
League and Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center.
All of those who completed the pro-
gram were awarded a seat at an
upcoming Jacksonville Jaguars game
for their completion of the Jaguars
Foundation Honor Rows Pledge in
DATA Continued on 3A


PHOTOS BY JASON YURGARTIS/NEWS-LEADER
Elexis Porter, above, was awarded a Hewlett-Packard laptop by
Judge Brian Davis at a ceremony Aug. 3 for completion of Data
Busters, a nine-week summer program of the Northeast Florida
Commu-nity Action Agency.. Breanna Albertie, below, who received
a desk computer and accessories as a top student, presents her
PowerPoint project.


'Idon't think (a 2 percent pay raise)
is outrageous... percent is a
thank-you to our city employees.'
VICE MAYOR TIM POYNTER





City O(s funds



for nonprofits,



and for library


ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader


* Fernandina Beach Commissioners
agreed Monday to award nine non-
profit organizations down from 14
this year $47,800 in 2010-11. They
also agreed to dip into reserves to allo-
cate $50,000 for operations of the
Fernandina Beach branch of the coun-
ty library system.
'At their sixth budget meeting this
year, city commissioners also again
discussed whether to award pay rais-
es for city employees in the next fiscal
year. A majority still favors doing so.
According to City Finance Director
Patti Clifford, the additional $50,000 for
the library will come out of city
reserves. Clifford said she did not
know how the money would be spent
or how much the county contributes to
the running of the city branch library.
The $50,000 for operating the
library is in addition to $112,000
already budgeted for a new roof and
air conditioning. The city owns the
library building, while the employees
work for the county, which manages
operations including purchase of
books and other materials.
Commissioners decided to award
about half of the $80,000 the cit-con-
tributed to non-profits this year. Eight,
of the nine to receive funds are human
services charities; the Amelia Island
Museum of History, which will receive
$5,000, was the exception.
Mike Spino, chair of the city Arts
Council, did not ask commissioners
for funds, but for the donation of city
facilities such as the Peck Community
Center for events and activities three
times a year. Commissioners appeared


amenable to the idea, but no decisions
were made as to whether the city
would go forward with it.
Non-profit groups that will get
funds in the next fiscal year are the
Councilon Aging, $20,000; Episcopal
Children's Services, $4,300; Boys &
Girls Club of Nassau County, $2,500;
the National Alliance for the Mentally
Ill of Nassau, $10,000; Micah's Place,
$1,000; Barnabas Center, $3,000;
Amelia Island Museum of History,
$5,000;4Family Support Services,
$1,500; and Coalition for the Homeless
of Nassau County, $500.
A budgeted 2 percent cost-of-living
raise for city employees, brought up by
Commissioner Eric Childers, was also
part of the discussion.
"I would very much like to get away
from the (cost-of-living raise),"
Childers said. He noted the Consumer
Price Index has not increased lately, so
such a raise is "inappropriate."
"I don't think you deserve a raise
for showing up," Childers said. "I'd
like to see our raises tied to merit."
But Commissioner Jeffrey Bunch,
a former city worker, defended the
raises, saying that employees who
reached the top grade of hc; ir p' i :
siort would be out of luck if not for
-such pay hikes.
"We should be moving toward a
pay-for-performance philosophy,"
Commissioner Arlene Filkoff said.
'There are ways to take what might be
called a COIA today and put them in
a performance pool."
"I don't think 2 percent this year is
outrageous," said Vice Mayor Tim
Poynter. He added that it was not a
BUDGET Continued on 3A


Countybudget workshop Tuesday
The Nassau County Commission will hold a special budget meeting
Tuesday kt 10 aim. The first public hearing on the 2010-11 budget will take
place.Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
SBoth meetings are open to the public. They will be held in.the commis-
sion chambers at the James S. Page Govemmental Complex, 96135
Nassau Place, Yulee.


BIRTHDAY GIRL


Myrtle Elizabeth
Wiley celebrates
her 102nd birth-
day Aug. 23 at a
party hosted by
Anne Friend of
Amelia Island at
Quality Health.
Wiley, born in
Philadelphia in
1908, was an
expert seam-
stress until she
turned 100.
Now she focuses
her attention on
politics and
sports, especial-
ly the Jaguars.
Her daughter,
Marlyn E.
Gordon, lives on
Amelia Island
with husband
Charles (Tuck)
Gordon Jr. Her
granddaughter,
Holly Gordon,
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FRIDAY. August 27. 2010 NEWS News-Leader


Roger I.Arsenault
Mr. Roger I. Arsenault; age
82, of Fernandina Beach,
passed away on Tuesday after-
noon, August 24, 2010 at his
home.
Born in New Bedford,
Mass. he was the son of the
late Wilfred and Laura
Cormier Arsenault. In 1958,
after the death of his wife, he
and his two children left
Bethesda, Maryland and came
to Fernandina
to be with fam-
Sily. Upon com-
ing to Fernan-
dina, he ran
the family
service sta-
tion, Southern
States, at the corner of
Magnolia and 8th Streets. He
later joined Container.
Corporation of America as an
Electrician. After 13 years at
CCA, he started working for
General Electric as a Master
Marine Electrician, where he
retired after 25 years. While
at GE, he was often times
flown to disabled ships around
the world to trouble shoot and
repair operating systems. He
was a U.S. Army Veteran of
the Korean Conflict.
An avid outdoorsman, Mr.
Arsenault enjoyed scuba div-
ing, golfing, motorcycling and
sailing. In the early 1960s, he
won placement in the
Guinness Book of World
Records for the largest
Jewfish; speared.off the coast
of Fernandina Beach. Mr.
Arsenault was a member of
the Fernandina Beach Men's


Drink Pnk'
Slider's Restaurant in
Fernandina Beach will host a
"Drink Pink" Relay for Life
fundraiser Aug. 28 from 5-10
p.m. Enjoy a special drink
menu, live music and a
50/50 drawing. This event is
free and open to the public.
The Sun Gallery will be on
site and $20 from the sale of
each pair of Oakley sun-
glasses will go to Relay.
Luminaries in memory of or
in honor of those with can-
cer will be gold:and informa-
tion about the 'ernandina -:
Beach-Yulee Relay event
Oct. 2-3 will be available.
Tun Evening'
A "Fun Evening at the
Lofton Creek Outpost at
North Hampton" on Sept. 11'
from 6-8 p.m. will raise
money for the American
Cancer Society's Relay for
life.
Cost is $10. There will be
a silent auction with fabulous
items to bid on during the
evening. Appetizers will be
served as well as $2 wine
and beer and music by Larry
& The Backtracks. For
directions e-mail nadine.old i
aker@bmcjax.com.
Photocontest
A contest that allows kids
to vie for the November
cover of the Amelia Islander
Magazine and benefit the
American Cancer Society's
Relay For Life runs through
Sept 15.
Parents or guardians may
submit photos of up to two


Golf Association, playing 3
days a week, the American
Legion Post # 54, Fernandina
Beach, FL, and St. Michael
Catholic Church.
In addition to his parents,
he is preceded in death by his
wife, Carol Melvin, a daugh-
tel; Diane Labigang-Arsenault,
and three brothers, Raymond,
Norman and Oscar Arsenault.
Mr. Arsenault leaves
behind, his daughters, Patty
Arsenault, Fernandina Beach,
FL, Karen Melvin Phillips (Dr.
Jim Phillips), Winter Haven,
FL, two sisters, Bertha Row-
land, Fernandina Beach, FL,
Doris Gordon (Don), San
Diego, CA, a brother, Jerry
Arsenault (Dink), CA, three
grandchildren, Christopher
Kyle Burkhart, Jessica Dun-
man, David Rowland, three
great grandchildren, Trinity,
Ethan, Alissa, .and several
nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian
Burial will be at 2:00 pm today.
from St. Michael Catholic
Church, Fernandina Beach,
FL
A reception will follow at
the Club House at Fernandina
Shores.
Mr. Arsenault will be laid to
rest in Jacksonville National
Cemetery..
In lieu of flowers, memori-
al contributions may be made
to St. Michael's Academy, 228
North 4th Street, Fernandina
Beach, FL
Please share his life story
at www.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-HeardFuneral Directors


children age 12 and under
for $10 per child. The photos
are then posted at www.aipfl.
com/icon_contest and open
to the public to vote for their
favorite smiling face for $1
per vote. The child with the
most votes or that raises the
most money will win a photo
shoot with Pam Bell
Photography and have their
photo featured on the cover
of the November issue of the
Amelia Islander Magazine.
The contest is sponsored
by the Relay For Life team of
Afnelia Island Plantation,
-'Amelia Islander Magazine,
Pam Bell Photography and
Zgraph web company. For
information, to submit an
entry or to vote, visit
www.aipfl.com/icon_contest.
Fall Festival
A Fall Festival to benefit
the American Cancer Society
will be held at Yulee
Elementary School Sept. 24
from 4:30-7 p.m. Enjoy
games, food, fun and prizes
for all ages while supporting
the Yulee Relay For Life
team. All proceeds will be
donated to the American
Cancer Society's Relay For
Life campaign through the
Yulee Schools Relay team.
There is also a free,
Hypnosis Solutions session -
a $100 value for any dona-
tion to the team. To find out
more visit www.HypnosiSolu
tions.net, or contact Mary
Austin-Harris at 556-6765.
Donations are accepted in
cash or checks payable to
the American Cancer Socie-
ty. Offer expires Oct. 10.


Program helps foster kids launch careers


For the News-Leader

Family Support Services of North
Florida (FSS), the lead agency for foster
care, adoption and prevention in Duval
and Nassau counties, is partnering with
the Northeast Florida State Hospital
(NEFSH) in a pilot program to help
selected FSS clients earn certification as
a nursing assistant.
On Monday morning, 10 clients from
FSS programs began their studies in the
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) pro-
gram at the state hospital in Macclenny.
The students include five young adults
from the FSS Independent Living pro-
gram who have transitioned out of foster
care at age 18, and five adults from the
FSS voluntary prevention program,
Strengthening Ties and Enabling Parents
(STEPS) for families facing challenges.
S'The CNA program entails a rigorous
curriculum that will require a strong
commitment and serious studies, and will
enable the students to gain entry into the
health care profession," said Jim Adams,
FSS chief executive officer. "Many of our


Students plan on
using this program as
a stepping stone for
S becoming registered
.'g nurses or to pursue
S careers in other areas
of health care."
Upon successful
completion of the program in December,
Including passing the state certification
exam, the students will be certified by
the state of Florida as professional nurs-
ing assistants. NEFSH will assist gradu-
ates with job placement.
Adams said, "We are removing all bar-
riers that would typically keep our clients
from participating in an education pro-
gram such as this. We are providing
transportation and covering expenses for
books, supplies and uniforms. In addi-
tion, we are providing constant support
and encouragement FSS wants them to
succeed!" *
The students will be transported by
van between Jacksonville and Macclenny
each of the three days they will attend
classes. Classes run from 9:30 a.m. to


4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
The program curriculum includes
classroom lectures and hands-on train-
ing, including coursework in ethics, pri-
vacy laws and human immunodeficiency
virus (HIV). Skills to be taught in the pro-
gram include cardiopulmonary resuscita-
tion, blood pressure readings, transfer-
ring patients to and from wheelchairs and
methods for turning patients in bed.
CNAs typically work in hospitals,
nursing homes, assisted living facilities
and with home heath care services.
FSS offers many programs and servic-
es for local'children and families. STEPS
serves struggling families by providing
training, education, referral services and
reunification, including in-home instruc-
tion in parenting skills, money manage-
ment and behavior management strate-
gies.
Independent Living serves former fos-
ter care children ages 18 to 23, providing
life skills services, educational opportuni-
ties, social guidance, emotional support,
career planning, counseling and access to
quality housing and healthcare.


Chief Outina, by St.
Augustine painter
Theodore Morris.


Lost Tribes' .

returning

to museum

The Amelia Island Museum
of History invites the public to
the opening of its newest
temporary. exhibit: Florida's
Lost Tribes, on Sept. 10 at
7 p.m.
This collection is produced
by St. Augustine painter.
Theodore Morris, who resur-
rected' the extinct Native
Ameriean tribes of Florid Toi '
a hi work. ; '
Spending countless hours in
libraries, museums and arche-
ological digs, Morris created
this striking collection by
painstakingly researching the
various tribes of Florida, grant-
ing the viewer a glimpse into
their lives that would otherwise
be impossible.
His Timucuan collection will
be on display at the museum
from Sept. 10 through Dec. 28,
with a special presentation and
reception with Morris on the
opening night.
Admission is $2 for muse-.
um members'and $7 for non-
members.
For more information, con-
tact Alex at 261-7378, ext. 102.


MDA fundraiser
Motoring for MDA, a motorcycle run host-
ed by ERA Real Estate to benefit the Muscu-
lar Dystrophy Association, will be held Aug.
28 at Murray's Grille in Yulee, and will feature
Nassau County's MDA poster child Jace
Smith.
Registration is from 9:30-10:15 a.m., with
kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 per
bike and $5 per additional rider. The route will
go across Amelia Island, across Big and lttle
Talbot islands, up Heckscher Drive to US 17
and returns to Murray's Grille. Participants
will make several'pre-determined stops where
raffle prizes will be awarded. The funds raised
will be presented to the MDA during the
Labor Day Telethon. For information contact
Tina Watson at 2614011.
Libraries dosed
The Nassau County Public Library System
will be closed Sept. 6 for Labor Day. The book
drops will remain open.
Caregivers'workshop
A Caring for Veterans' Caregiver
Workshop will be held Sept 23 at the Charles
M. Neviaser Educational Institute at
Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and
the workshop from 9 am.-2:30 p.m.
Deborah Grassman, from Bay Pines VA
Healthcare System, will share stories of heal-
ing for veterans' emotional, social, spiritual
and moral wounds at the end of life in
"Wounded Warrior: Their Last Battle."
Exhibitors will be on hand to offer informa-
tion on products and services designed to ',
help caregivers. Complimentary breakfast
and lunch will be provided. .
To register cal (904) 407-6790 by Sept. 7.
Dinner networkexpands
The Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau
County is expanding its Interfaith Dinner
Network program to Yulee. The Yulee
Interfaith Dinner Network will serve meals to'
the homeless and others in need every
Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the old Yulee
Middle School, corner of US 17 and Pages -
Dairy Road, starting Sept. 9. For more infor-
mation call 277-3950.
Healthylifestyle passes
The Nassau County Health Department is
offering a series of four, two-hour health edu-
cation classes on Thursdays Sept. 9, 16, 23
and 30 from 5:30-7.30 p.m. at the Yulee Full-


Service School, 86207 Felmor Road.
Registration fee is $40 (this includes all four
classes), or $20 for Nassau County School
District, Amelia Island Plantation and local
government employees. For questions or to
register contact Jen Nicholson at 548-1853 or
e-mail Jennifer_nicholson@doh.state.fl.us.
AARPmeets
Chapter 4608 of the AARP in Fernandina
Beach will meet at 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at the
C6uncilon Aging, across'from Baptist
Medical Center Nassau.
State Rep. Janet Adkins will speak on the
recent session held in Tallahassee and the
upcoming new' session, plus information deal-
ing with seniors. The chapter invites senior
citizens of the county to attend and learn the
latest from Adkins. The chapter's business
meeting will follow the presentation.
Food Addicts meetings
Food Addicts Anonymous wil) resume its
Wednesday 7 p.m. meetings at the Alachua
Club, located at Third and Alachua streets
(use the Third Street entrance) in'Fernandina
Beach on Sept. 15. The Monday 9:30 a.m.
meetings will continue at the Alachua Club.
Stroke screening
Residents can be screened for their risk of
stroke at 9 a.m. Sept 17 at The American
Legion Post #54, 626 S. Third St.
Screenings identify potential cardiovascu-
lar conditions such as blocked arteries and
irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic
aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in
the legs, which' is a strong ipi~liciti of hlar' '
disease. A bore density scteehing tb'aes''~c-,
osteoporosis risk is also offered.
Packages start at $139. All five screenings
take 60-90 minutes to complete.
For an appointment, call lifeline Screening
at 1-877-237-1287 or online at www.lifeline-
screening.com. Pre-registratibn is required.
Green building
Join the U.S. Green Building Council
.North Florida Chapter Nassau County
Committee at 6 p.m. Sept 20 in the Peck
Center reception room as Carmel Mayo, sus-
tainable green product specialist and presi-
dent/CEO of Green Plan America and ER
Green Building Solutions, and David
Vaughan, green insulation developer/chemist,.
present Sustainable Building Materials for
Residential and Commercial Use and provide
a variety actual building products for viewing.
Register online at www.usgbcnf.org.


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tions have special dates just
for signing up:
Southside Elementary:
Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Emma Love Hardee:
Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at Maxwell
Hall at Memorial United


Methodist Church, 601
Center St.
Yulee Primary and Yulee
Elementary: Sept, 16 at 7 p.m.
at Yuled Elementary
Callahan Elementary
and Callahan Intermediate:
Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at
Callahan Elementary
Bryceville Elementary:
Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.
Hilliard Elementary:


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Fernandina Beach. FL 32034
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Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
For more information call
the Boy Scouts of America at
North Florida Council at 1-
800-232-0845.
Grl Scouts sign-ups
Are you looking for a safe
place for your daughter to get
leadership experience, learn
to enact change and become
an engaged citizen? Callahan
Girl Scout signups will be
held Sept. 9 from 5-7 p.m. at
the Callahan Masonic Lodge.
For information call (904)
507-3242. To find a troop in
*your area, call the Girl Scouts
of Gateway Council at (904)
388-4653. Visit www.girls
couts-gateway.org.


LOOKING BACK

50 One of the
5 largest freshman
classes ever 140
YEARS reported for ori-
------ entation at
Fernandina Beach High
School.


S August 25, 1960

S Circuit Chief'Judge
2 D John E. Santora Jr.
YEARS told the county
--- commission its esti-
mate of $4 million for a new
courthouse was too low.
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million Betty P
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FRIDAY, August 27.2010 NEWS News-Leader


BUDGET
Continuedfrom lA
good time to have the city
manager and staff change
such policies. "Two percent
is a thank-you to our city
employees.... We need to be
sensitive to the inequities
(Commissioner Bunch) had
working for the city in the
past."
Czymbor noted that a 2
percent raise would not cover
the increased expenses city
employees have been asked
to pay, such as for health
insurance.
"I don't get any increase
in my (city) retirement at all,
never ever," Bunch com-
plained. "From the first day
until they put me in the
ground, it's the same check."
He added that the employee
raises should be kept in the
budget as was agreed on pre-
viously. He also complained
about the long workdays
exempt employees must bear
without hope of overtime pay.
Filkoff said it was unfor-
tunate that in the communi-
ty, people saw the COLA as
connected to the CPI. "In
heir minds, the COLA
should go down," she said.
"Sometimes it's the way
we refer to these things,"
Poynter said. "We're always
trying to put it in a negative
light. It's terrific the way the
city has maintained the
costs."
"City employees are the
ones who have saved the
money for the city," Childers
said. "Think about their med-
ical costs; they certainly have
earned this money; it's a
merit raise, and you deserve
it."
Clifford said at the end of
the meeting that Westrec,
which manages the
Fernandina Harbor Marina,
was projecting a $67,000 gain
in revenues for the 2010-11
budget because it eliminat-
ed one job and is increasing
the margin on fuel sales.
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Continued from 1A
handlers until it finally
beached farther north, near
Dolphin Street. A large
crowd gathered and some
attended to it there. The
crowd, the hands, the atten- ,,
tion all would be stressful to.
a wild animal.
Berger's advice: "Leave it
alone." Monitor the animal.
In the case of a whale, care-
fully make.sure it can breathe
and its blowhole is not
obstructed.
But otherwise stay a safe
distance and call for expert
assistance.
The Florida Fish and
Wildlife Service toll-free tele-
phone number is 1-888-404-
3922. If you see a wild ani-
mal in distress, call that,
number before you do any-
thing else.
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Student achievements recognized


Ifyou can believe it,
you can achieve it. I
learned how to set
goalsfor my future.'
PRECIOUS WILLIAMS. 14


JASON YURGARTIS
News-Leader

Four students were award-
ed Hewlett-Packard comput-
ers at an awards ceremony
Aug. 3 for their performance
in Data Busters, a charter pro-
gram of the Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency
that teaches 14- to 18-year-olds
computer skills on Microsoft
Office software while they
receive real-world work expe-
rience.
The award ceremony was
the culmination of the pro-
gram's second year in Nassau
County and 25th in Northeast
Florida.
The top two students,
Breanna Albertie and Tia
Grant, received desktop com-
puters with a printer and
speakers, while sisters Janell
and Elexis Porter took home
laptops.
"The four of them were
truly the hardest workers,
both in the classroom and at
the worksite," said Lisa Mohn,
Family and Community
Services manager for the
Northeast Florida Community
Action Agency. "(They had
the) best of attitudes, were
timely, cooperative and always
working to the best of their
ability. We are very, very
proud of them."
Program organizers also
handed out six trophies rec-
ognizing student achievement
in three categories. Albertie
and Precious Williams won
for best PowerPoint presen-
tations; Grant and Jenee
Simmons won for best work-
ers for their efforts at the
Fernandina Beach library and
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center respectively; and
Albertie and Grant were
named best classroom partic-
ipants.
Albertie, 15, presented a
timeline during her
PowerPoint, presentattion,,
designed to realize an~.map
oit future goals.
"By 2015, I'd like to be in
my second year of pre-law at


PHOTOS BY JASON YURGARTIS/NEWS-LEADER
Janell Porter, top, was awarded a Hewlett-Packard laptop for her achievement in
the nine-week summer Data Busters program sponsored by the Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency. Tia Grant, above, was one of two best overall students
and was awarded a Hewlett-Packard desktop computer, printer and other acces-
sories. Judge Brian Davis, the keynote speaker for the event, presented the com-
puters.


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have a job as a substitute
teacher," she said. "By 2020,
I'd like to be in my last year of
law school at Harvard."
As part of her presentation,
-Williams, 14, shared some
highlights of her experience.
"My favorite part of the
program was learning new
things every day,going to my
w, owrl assignment,, playing with
t hekids and helping with their
problems," she said. "When I
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"I learned if you can
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which, among other things, they
promised to abstain from drugs,
alcohol and tobacco.
Judge Brian Davis gave the
keynote speech, praising the stu-
dents for their good decision-mak-
ing and ability to seize such an
opportunity.
"We are here today to celebrate
some decisions that you all have
made," Davis said. "The fact that
you all are here, and that you
chose to spend your time this sum-
mer learning something new,
improving yourselves and prepar-
ing yourselves to do something
productive is a good decision."
Davis also stressed the imx>r-
tance of education, noting a person
who earns a high school diploma
can expect to earn on average
about $1.2 million over a lifetime
while earning a college degree
increases that figure to $2.1 mil-
lion. A master's or professional
degree, Davis said, increases
those figures to an average of 2.5
million or $4.4 million respective-
ly.
"Going to college is the right
decision," Davis said. "It's a deci-
sion that pays dividends.
Unfortunately,.I see too many
-young people make decisions that
come back to hurt them. ... I make
decisions to take children out of
the community because many of
them have decided not to follow
the rules that we all have agreed
to share in this community ... Ihe
decision is what's important. If
you make the right decision, you
take the stepping stone that will
move you to the decision of edu-
cation and $4.4 million or $1.2 mil-
lion depending on how serious
you are about taking the opportu-
nities you have."
Vicki Beaudry, a board mem-
ber of Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency.
encouraged the students. "You ;ar
our next generation of leaders in
this community, in this state, in
this country, maybe even (his
world. The sky is the limit. If
you're not afraid of failure, imagine
the accomplishments you can
achieve."
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They gotBurger King their way


I IEAT- IER A. PERRY
News Leader

Marilyn and Ricky Arm-
strong, owners of the new
Burger King on South Eighth
Street in Fernandina Beach,
say they owe it all to God.
"It's a God thing," said
Marilyn Armstrong when
describing how their Burger
King ownership came about.
"At first they told him
because he'd never owned a
restaurant, he couldn't get a
franchise. Six weeks later he
was signing the papers.
Miracle number one."
Miracle number two
involved the financial aspect
and securing the funds to
demolish the old building
and build a new one.
The Armstrongs give
kudos on that aspect first to
the Almighty and then to
Vicki Beaudry and First
Coast Community Bank.
Miracle number three
came about when the
Armstrongs decided to hold
out to use local talent to
design their new building.
"To the best of our knowl-
edge, it's the first time
Burger King has ever
-- -allowed the-use of local peo-
ple. They usually want ypoi-To
choose fiom an approved
list," said Ricky Armstrong.
"But we wanted Cotner and
Associates and they did an
amazing job."
"When it came to choos-


Cotner and
Associates designed
the new building,
which has a
distinctive look.

ing a contractor, it was like
God shone a big spotlight on
Auld and White and said, this
is the one you should
choose," said Marilyn.
The Armstrongs believe
their building is the only one
like it in the U.S.
"Everybody's been just
great," said Marilyn. "We
couldn't be happier. They've
gone out of their way, above
and beyond and it shows."
The final miracle came
about when their grand-
daughter Chelsea married a
"Burger King Guy," Adam
Wingate. The couple will
manage the restaurant.
Last but not least, the
Armstrongs offer a great vote
of thanks to Burger King
District Manager Eddie
Stewart.,
"He's been a godsend for
helping us to prepare for the.
--opening.".
Local dignitaries and
Burger King officials were on
hand for the pre-grand open-
ing on Wednesday.
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Ricky and Marilyn Armstrong-are understandably proud
of the new Burger King at 1940 S., Eighth St. in
Fernandina Beach.


New directress



at Montessori


KATE HARRIS
FortheNews-Leader

After teaching in California,
Connecticut and Cornwall,
England, Woodbine, Ga., native
Dee Dee Grice is excited to be
home and thrilled to be the new
directress of Amelia Island
Montessori School's upper ele-
mentary program for ages 9 to
12.
"Working with this age
range is great because the kids
are truly becoming independ-
ent learners they have mas-
tered -the basics and now
they're ready to go into depth
about different subjects while
developing the practical skills
they will use throughout their
lives," Grice said.
Grice took this approach
while teaching the same age
level at Children's Tree
Montessori in Connecticut.
"We did a year-long
Montessori Model United
Nations project where, to pre-
pare for being delegates, the
students not only researched
the history. and culture of the
country they would represent,
they also learned math using
facts and figures from UN
budgets as well as how to get
reliable information from the
Internet."
When it comes to field trips,
her approach is to determine


With the stu-
dents what
they are inter-
V 1 ested in, then
working with
, 'them to make
arrangements
Sand allocate a
Grice set amount of
money for the
trip's expens-
es. "It's learning about life
skills and it's exciting for them
to go out with a list of questions
they want to answer, whether
it's a visit to a science muse-
um, a talk with a nurse or study-
ing the history of native
Americans."
Grice, who in addition to her
teaching experience has a back-
ground in social work, also
plans to boost community
engagement by working with
the students to choose non-
profit organizations and set up
volunteer projects so students
"can see that they can already
make meaningful contributions
to their community while
engaging with something they
are passionate about."
Passionate about her own
work, Grice looks forward to
contributing to Amelia Island
Montessori in the years to
come. "It's a very special school
with a great community feel
where the children really enjoy
learning."


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cators kicked off the Vote No on
8 campaign to keep the smaller
class sizes voters approved in a
2002 constitutional amendment.
Mark Pudlow, spokesman
for the Florida Education
Association, the state's largest
teacher's union, says Amend-
ment 8, if passed, would strike
down the smaller class size
requirements.
"It can be confusing. It's writ-
ten in a way to suggest this will
;help improve class size ,ji.
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story'is this is going itI mnitji
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sizes have meant bigger learn-
ing gains. "A teacher has a bet-
ter chance of having control of
the class and a better chance
of connecting one-on-one with
students with smaller class size.
You're going to be able to learn
more if you have more interac-
tion with the teacher."
SSmaller class sizes are cru-
cial to the state having a well-
educated workforce in the
future, he says.
"Anybody who says it costs
too much should know you get
what you pay for. If you're going
: to;tnry:to get by on providing
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hoping for the best; that's not
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A walk


A ce the Wontder Dog
and I visit Main
Beach several
mornings a week.
He figures out our destina-
lion when we reach the light
at Atlantic and South
Fletcher. He drapes all of his
18 pounds over the dash,
turning on the radio and acti-
vating the emergency flash-
ers with his belly. (He also
sucks up all of the cold air
coming out of the defroster
vents.)
We park at Putt-Putt of
Main Beach on North
Fletcher, and he makes his
first stop at the large palm
tree at the corner of the golf
course. We make our way to
the boardwalk; the leash is
taut as he pulls me from
gazebo to gazebo. I notice
the benches that line our
path and try to pay my
respects to each person
immortalized there. Ace, on
the other hand, is fully occu-
pied with reading the many
messages left by those
who've been there before
him. He leaves his own for
the next influx of sniffers.
I smile and say hello to
the people we meet; Ace
waits to see if he's welcome
before he gives them a lick in
greeting. I have had to warn
more than one person that he
has an affinity for bare toes.
Ace and I are rarely alone
on these jaunts. There is a
small but hard core of regu-
lars, and we nod and smile as
we pass. Visitors must be
able to tell that we-are
natives, because they stop us
to ask questions about life in
Paradise. Some travelers are
puppy starved and talk about
their own furry friends as
they pet mine. Ace the
Wonder Dog soaks up the
attention like a sponge. (We


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call him that
because we
wonder
about him.
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park when
".''" we run out
of board-
CITY walk and
SIDEBAR gazebos.
Ace sniffs
every lamp-
Cara Curlin post and


trash receptacle while I lead
us down the sidewalk that
bisects Wolff Park.
1 know it's named that
because of the plaque that's
near the showers and com-
fort station. Dr G. Ralph
Wolff was one of Fernan-
dina's prominent civic lead-
ers. He was active in local
government, and served as
both city commissioner and
mayor. The park bears his
name because of his unwa-
vering dedication to develop-
ing and preserving our
beachside recreation sites.
I There's another plaque,
this one over by the middle
gazebo on the boardwalk. It
commemorates the work
done to repair this stretch of
beach after Hurricane Dora
had her ugly way with us in
1964.
I've discovered that Main
Beach is a popular spot for
beach weddings, family
reunions and Boy Scout out-
ings. Ace and I even crashed
a bicycle race one Saturday
morning this summer, weav-
ing between vendors and par-
ticipants as we continued on
our regular course through
the park and playground.
Some days we give Main
Beach a pass and visit
Central Park on Atlantic
Avenue between 11th and


Amendment 4


of forum slated


Mary Williams, extension
agent emeritus of the Univer-
sity of Florida's Nassau County
Cooperative Extension Service,
will be the.moderator for a,
forum on Amendment 4 (the .:
Hometown Democracy amend-
ment) scheduled from 7-8:30
p.m. Sept. 13 at City Hall, 204
Ash St.
Williams served as county
extension director in Nassau
County for 22 years before her
retirement and was extension
4-H agent for eight years prior
to that. She has facilitated
debates, group process and
strategic planning sessions for
government and not-for-profit
agencies for nearly 20 years.
Williams earned her doc-
torate degree in educational
leadership, served several
terms on the board of direc-
tors of the National Association
of Extension 4-H Agents, in-
cluding the national presiden-
cy, and recently chaired the
National 4-H Learning Priori-
ties team on behalf of USDA-
CSREES. Locally Williams is a
volunteer for Providence
Presbyterian Church, Amelia
Community Theatre and
Amelia Island Quilt Guild,
among other agencies.
The forum will have six par-
ticipants. Those supporting the
amendment are Bob Wein-
traub, chairman of the Florida
Growth Management Commit-
tee, Sierra Club; Ron Sapp, for-
mer city commissioner and
mayor; and Jan Cote-Merow, a
local computer consultant.
Those against the amendment
are Steve Rieck, executive
director of the Nassau County
Economic Development Board;
Jim Mayo, administrator of
Baptist Medical Center Nassau,
and Mike Mullen, former coun-
ty attorney and now an attor-
ney for Rogers Tower PA.
The purpose of the forum is
to provide a venue where both
sides can present their posi-
tions and give the audience
information needed to make a
decision on the proposed


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Sept. 13
dment, landassociation.com.
will be The forum will be video-
e ballot taped for replay on the city's
2. Public, Educational, Govern-
iere wi ., ment channel.-
estions j The association'stwo niajor
itted by goals are to encourage effec-
Amelia tive and efficient government
a n d and to protect and improve the
eiation, quality of life for Nassau
.or of County communities both on
ie floor, and off the island. Its board of
nation, in directors includes Bill Brain-
litted at ard, Peter Johnson, Harvey
sent to Lewis, Jan Cote-Merow, Steve
leliais- Nicklas and Phil Scanlan.


H&R BLOCK


Model clearance time


)ark

13th streets. I feel special
whenever Ace and I go there
because of the park's long
history. Sen. David Levy
Yulee set aside this land back
in the 1850s when he was
platting the new town of
Fernandina. Like every other
city dweller for over 150
years, I am entitled to visit
here at my leisure. Besides,
there's always plentiful shade
and a nice breeze, no matter
what time of day we arrive.
Our visits wouldn't be
nearly so enjoyable without
the hard work of the fine
folks at the Parks and
Recreation Department.
Mega kudos to them. Often
when Ace and I arrive, we.
are greeted by these guys
who are busy mowing, and
edging. We also watch them
as they empty trash cans,
pick up litter and make
repairs to boardwalks and
picnic facilities. Graffiti is
dealt with swiftly. Even on
Sunday morning a fast-mov-
ing crew empties trashcans
and loads the heavy bags into
a fleet of pickup trucks.
Thanks, guys. Ace and I
appreciate it.
We would also like to
thank our fellow citizens, as
well as the many visitors who,
pick up after themselves and
their pets. Your.excellent
stewardship allows all of us
to enjoy these island oases
again and again.
Ace and I hope to see you
on one of our frequent walks.
Be sure to stop and say hello
but watch your toes!
Cara Curtin is a local
author who has been involved
with allfour ofthe.books in the
Wilson Mystery Series. You
can contact her at www.cara
curtin.com or visit with her
most Friday afternoons at
Books Plus.


The early fall introduction
of new vehicle models has been
around for many decades.
Those with enough birthdays
remember the new models
being hidden until the last
Thursday in September and
unveiled at dealership parties
on the big day. Prospects went
to dealerships with excitement
and anticipation to see models
that in some cases were
changed every year.
Fast forward to recent
decades and we have less
hoopla, but still get new annu-
al models. Sometimes they are
redesigned/reengineered and
sometimes the biggest differ-
ence is a new year's serial num-
ber. Manufacturers trying to
get the jump on the market will
have midyear introductions in
the spring with the following
year's model designation but
usually we can look to late sum-
mer/early fall for the new mod-
els.
Let's explore buying the cur-
rent year's model at model
clearance time..It is the time of
year when the manufacturers
have escalated their incentives
to the highest level. Think of
the seasonal changes at cloth-
ing retailers end of the sea-


POLITICS IN BRIEF

9-11tobe
remembered
The Nassau Patriots TEA
Party will host 9-11 remem
brance presentations at the
American Legion Hall, 626
South Third St. in Fernandina
Beach on Friday, Sept. 10
from 7-9 p.m. to commemo-
rate those lost at the
World Trade Center, the
Pentagon and the field in
Pennsylvania.
Brian Downey will present
a survivor's testimony of his
experiences at the World
Trade Center. Tom Trento of'
the Florida Security Council
will address "Why a Mosque
should not be Built at Ground
Zero."
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The car
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will have rebates right off the
bat in most cases. Factor the
rebate difference and any price
increase the new model may
have had. At this point, you can
identify whether there is a
$1,500 difference or a.$4,500
difference in year models.
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The Nassau County Commission approved
the hiring of an interim Code Enforcement direc-
tor Monday County Manager Ted Selby told the
commission he wanted to fill the position tem-
porarily while he searched for a permanent
replacement for former Code Enforcement
director Brenda Rothwell, who resigned Aug. 5.
"I'm working with an individual that's cur-
rently doing code enforcement in the town of
Hilliard about coming and doing code enforce-
ment for the board for a period starting at 90
(lays, until we can get our act together," he said.
"Even if it does not work out with him, I would
'like your permission to pursue that with some
other individual."
Selby said Tuesday that he is currently con-
si(dering Hilliard resident Dale Miley. "He retired
from Duval a few years ago, and he's been work-
ing part-time for Hilliard," he said.
Selby stressed the job would be temporary
as Miley's code enforcement certification level
may not be high enough to take on the position'


permanently.
"I believe he has a Level 1 and Level 2 cer-
tification," he said. "Our position ultimately
requires a Level 3, but this would just be a tem-
porary (job).
"At this point in time we're just having pre-
liminary discussions with him," Selby added. "If
everything checks out on our end, he's got to
check it out with Hilliard because he doesn't
want to leave them hanging. We'd have to work
out a time-share."
Rothwell resigned after allegations of mis-
behavior at a May conference in Fort Lauderdale
that also resulted in the firings of three other
department heads, Building Maintenance super-
visor Daniel Salmon, Road and Bridge supervi-
sor Butch Hartman and Landfill/Solid Waste
director Lee Pickett. Those three have appealed
their terminations,,however, and Selby said he
wouldn't fill those positions during their appeals.
"My intention is to do the three appeals this
week," he said. "Based on the outcome of the
appeals I will move forward one way or the
. other."
rsmith@cfbnewsleadercom


County workers to get


training in travel forms


RYAN SMITII
News Leader


Nassau County employees
receive no formal training in
filling out travel reimbursement
forms,-according to officials
from the county human
resources department and the
county clerk's office.
However, that may change
in the wake of a scandal involv-
ing four former county admin-
istrators, according to Clerk of
Court John Crawford.
The four administrators -
Building Maintenance supervi-
sor Daniel Salmon, Landfill/
Solid Waste director Lee
Pickett, Road and Bridge super-
visor Butch Hartman and Code
Enforcement director Brenda
Rothwell-came under fire late
last after attending a Fort
Lauderdale hurricane confer-
ence in May.


Crawford


Rothwell
resigned Aug.
5. Salmon, Hart-
man and Pick-
ett were fired
the following
day, although
they are appeal-
ing their job ter-
minations.,
At issue in


the firings were the department
heads' travel reimbursement
requests. Evidence indicated
they only attended a day and a
half of classes during the four-
day conference, which led
County Manager Ted Selby to
conclude that they had mis-
represented the amount of
reimbursement they were due.
John Cascone, attorney for
the fired employees, seized on
the reimbursement requests as
inadequate reason for termina-
tion, writing to Selby on Aug. 11


that none of the three adminis-
trators "ever recall receiving
any.training" on how to fill out
the documents.
The fired employees weren't
the only ones with questionable
reimbursement vouchers,
according to Crawford. In an
Aug. 17 letter to Selby, he wrote
that of the 11 employees who
attended the hurricane confer-
ence, two "did not include lodg-
ing amounts."
"When we release the writ-
ten internal review, I'm sure
we'll make recommendations
in that review to the board and
Their staff to institute training
for travel in general and par-
ticularly those travel vouchers,"
he said. "I think when we trav-
el we need to be reminded often
that it's not our money, it's tax-
payer money and we need to
be-accountable for every dime
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We were all wireless back then


There was a moment this past week
when I suddenly felt every ounce of
my age, which is 50 for just a couple
more weeks. It wasn't because I was
tired or anything creaked or ached.
I was in a marketing meeting with a group
of twenty-somethings when it happened.
Just as we were about to get started one of
them announced she'd need our phone num-
bers again., Her Blackberry had been stolen
and she was truly wireless and had been for an
entire day.
The room gasped and they immediately
started to pepper her with questions about
how she was doing, was she able to function.
You'd have thought she had injured an impor-
tant body part. I was expecting someone to
coordinate dinners for her.
She 'looked appropriately stoic, like people
often do after they relate the story of a drama
in their life, such as a bad car accident.
Apparently now we can add the loss of a per-
sonal appliance to that list.
I wanted to pipe up with the thought that
when I was their age all of the phones were
permanently attached to places in the house
by the phone company. We went around wire-
less all of the time.
Arrangements had to be made about where
to meet up and when and people made an
effort to be on time because there was no way
of letting someone know you'd be late.
We kept all of those appointments written
down in a small book that often had the phone
numbers in there too. The really important


numbers and meetings were kept in our head.
There was a lot more brain
space available back then
before PIN numbers and
r fcJ multiple passwords and sign-
on names.
..'- If you weren't home when
..someone called you didn't
S even know they had tried to
call. No answering machines,
no voice mail and a lot fewer
MORE expectations. There wasn't
ADVENTURES this idea that-business or
social interactions could be
carried on at all times from
Martha all places. It was possible to
Randolph be out of touch on a daily
basis and sit there in the
Carr moment hanging out with
only the people right in front of you.
Now there's a phone app called FourSquare
that will post automatically on your Facebook
page where you are standing with the picture
of a little street map. Not only can I follow ybur
tweets about the cold you're suffering from or
the book you published yourself but I can map
your day in a city I've never visited. That's
progress.
SThe CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, even
predicts that the,trend is going to continue to
the point that your phone will know where you
are at any given time, what you're reading;
what you like to do, wear, eat and will offer tid-
bits of information that tie all of those things
together. In other words, your appliances will


start to answer questions for you that you did-
n't know you have yet GPS marketing has
arrived.
Schmidt believes that whoever controls the
flow of information will be the next big thing
on the block. I'd bring up the tired cliche of
Big Brother but we passed that awhile ago.
This is more like Minority Report where there
was a constant flow of ads in everyone's face
telling them what they wanted. Sure, there's
been a marketing ploy to do that since man
first started selling things but we were always
able to pick and choose when we'd listen to
the sales pitch.
Now it's impossible to go anywhere without
watching several ads before something starts.
'Schmidt is suggesting we should even be get-
ting an alert while just walking down the
street that there's something we'd like to buy
just around the corner.
Suddenly I have an inkling of an idea about
what the next Great Recession may involve
and when it first got started. Mark your calen-
dars with today's date.
Back at that marketing meeting I chose to
keep quiet and just sat back to observe the
rounds of concern. I figured it would sound
too much like I didn't feel her pain, which I
didn't and would make the gulf between our
generations too apparent. I also suddenly felt a
little kinship with the old man I met when I
was just a little girl who tried to explain to me
how you crank a car. At the time I thought it
was really quaint
Martha@caglecarroons.com.


VOICE OF THE PEOPLE


Citybudget
Congratulations city commis-
sioners, city manager and city staff!
In the third. year of a recession,
unemployment at 10-plus percent,
plummeting property values and
businesses closing, you have man-
aged in your "holding the line" and
cutting all that is possible to be
responsible for a .451 increase in
my tax millage this year out of the
total increase of .4629! That is about
97 1/2 percent of the total increase.
Can hardly wait to see how much
you increase taxes next year!
Debbie Stalego
Fernandina Beach

Selbysteped up
I feel it's important to respond to
("Who's managing," Aug. 25) for
two reasons: 1) Ted Selby had just
started the job of county manager
when this story broke; and 2) it was
not Mr. Selby that approved the trav-
el requests for these employees.
According to the public documents
that I viewed, every travel request
was signed by former. County
Coordinator Ed Sealover. But eyev
Ed Sealover isn't to blame due to
the fact that there were courses that
would have been beneficial to their
area of work.
Unfortunately the employees
chose to spend their time partying
instead of receiving training. So if
anyone is to blame, it's the four
employees for using bad judgment
and misuse of county funds. It real-
ly upsets me when people don't get
their facts straight before publicly
making accusations against some-
one. I think Mr. Selby really stepped
up to the plate by firing the remain-
ing three (after Brenda Rothwell
resigned).
It must not have been easy start-
ing a new job and being faced with
such a challenge. He should be com-
mended for listening to the taxpay-
ers and doing what was was right. I
don't envy him one bit for there will
never be a person in that position
that will please everyone.
Jennifer Bowers
Fernandina Beach

Human kindness
Too often we read about greed,
violence and social decay. Here is a
tale of sharing in our community
that should remind us of the impor-
tance of human kindness and inspire
each of us to reach out, to give of
ourselves and to make this a better
place every day.
A few weeks ago I was
approached by a man who said he
represented a group that does proj-
ects to help others in the community
and that they would like to do some-
thing to help our business. Theirs
was an offer of assistance with no
strings attached only the oppor-
tunity for them to do something of
benefit for someone else, one neigh-
bor helping another. We were hesi-
tant but intrigued. When we ques-
tioned if there were not others in
the'community with greater need,
we were assured that such assis-
tance would not be diminished by
this offer to us. We were also
reminded that while giving freely is
a joy, there is a blessing in receiving
such a gift as well.
So we accepted and last Sunday
morning a group of 24 eager men
and women of all ages descended on
our restaurant with cleaning sup-
plies, a paint sprayer and a sense of
determination. There was a buzz of
activity and camaraderie, and in a
few short hours our dining room
floors had been vacuumed, our win-
dows cleaned inside and out and
our parking lot stripes repainted!
We would like to publicly
acknowledge this kindest of neigh-
borly acts by the Faith In Action
group from The Journey Church.
While my family is not affiliated with
The Journey Church, we are well


aware of the good they do in our
community and the positive effect
that goodness brings. Sonny's is
proud to be a member of this com-
munity and. pleased to call The
Journey Church neighbor and
friend.
Mickey Ulmer,
franchise owner
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
Fernandina Beach

Grateful
I would like to publicly thank the
,Fernandina Beach first responders,
the Baptist Medical Center Nassau
personnel, all their teachers, men-
tors and especially their parents, all
of whom, I believe, contributed to
the. swift successful rescue and
excellent treatment of my son last
Friday afternoon. Our community.
should be proud and reassured that
in a time of crisis that such a pro-
fessional rescue and treatment team
is here and recognize those who
brought this highly trained multi-
tier group into being.
Elizabeth Hofstedt
Fernandina Beach

RAIN train
After watching Animal Planet's
"Last Chance Highway," the show
features rescues that use a pet trans-
port which charges $100 or more to
transport each pet adopted from res-
cues down south to new homes up
north, I thought the Nassau com-
munity should be aware that RAIN
Humane SPCA in Callahan, a non-
profit, provides this service for free
to Animal Control in Nassau County.
Since RAIN began the transport a lit-
tle over a year ago, they have trans-
ported over 700 dogs off of death
row to other shelters in the south
which have more space and poten-
tial adopters. The community should
really support this nonprofit and all
of the wonderful work they do for
pets in our community.
Karen Smith
Yulee

Govermentspending
This is where your money goes.
The federal government has been
known to fund some strange proj-
ects. We review the offers periodi-
cally. The following text is taken
from one recent funding. We don't
understand it, but it sounds scary.
"The Social-Computational
Systems (SoCS) program seeks to
reveal new understanding about the
properties that systems of people
and computers together possess,
and to develop theoretical and prac-


tical understandings of the pur-
poseful design of systems to facili-
tate socially intelligent computing.
By better characterizing, under-
standirg, and eventually designing
for desired behaviors arising from
computationally mediated groups
of people at all scales, new forms of
knowledge creation, new models of
computation, new forms of culture,
and new types of interaction will
result."
Harry Toland
Fernandina Beach

No on Amendment 4
Our system of government has
always been one of representation.
The elected or appointed represen-
tatives who serve the public must
bring both a desire to serve and
expertise in certain areas to make
educated and well-informed deci-
sions on our behalf. Those repre-
sentatives who are involved in main-
taining a plan for the future of our
community spend many long hours
vetting issues such as zoning, traffic
flow, public safety, utilities, schools,
and housing. Our system works and
has for over 200 years. The answer
is not to throw out our methods of
governing and planning that have
served us well simply because we
may occasionally disagree with
some of the outcomes. If we are dis-
satisfied with our representatives
we already have the ultimate power
of our vote to replace them.
If Amendment 4 were in effect,
the voting public, which is a small'
percentage of the populace, would
make decisions on comprehensive
plan changes based on a 75- word
description on a ballot. Nassau
County averages a 13 percent voter
turnout. The true impact and full
effect of a plan change cannot be
expressed in 75 words. A person liv-
ing in Old Town Fernandina would
be voting on a proposed change to
property in Hilliard and vice versa
with probably no idea of any of the
circumstances or underlying effects.
This is a dangerous way to plan our
future.
I have been in and around the
design/development/construction
field my whole career and am all
too familiar with the fact that any
development whether commercial,
industrial or residential involves
many hours of digging into the
minutia of building and zoning codes
and laws to guarantee the best pos-
sible development outcome.
Amendment 4 is not an answer to
responsible development. The real
answer is to become involved and
informed on what is happening in
your community. Attend planning


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and zoning meetings, voice your
concerns and get to know your com-
missioners.
If passed, Amendment 4 would
dismantle the local planning process
and discourage our communities
from building new schools, parks,
hospitals and highways. It would
make it not only very difficult for
local businesses to grow but it would
also deter new businesses from
bringing new jobs to our communi-
ty. Any economy needs predictabil-
ity. Without it, businesses cannot
plan; they cannot hire; they cannot
survive. Armiendment 4 would
require that small business owners
not only navigate our state's tricky
land tse process but also wage cost-
ly and unpredictable political cam-
paigns simply to.survive:
The Florida Supreme Court
plainly indicates that Amendment 4
would trigger votes not simply on
land use items but, ih fact, on every
change to a local government's com-
prehensive plan. Voters could be
faced with literally hundreds of votes
in the course of a year. Amendment
4 is unworkable, unrealistic and
extreme. Vote No on Nov. 2.
Charlene Kingsnorth
Fernandina Beach

Whatis happening?
When are the Democrats going
to understand that Barack Obama is
not a Democrat, and is on his own
agenda while using the Democratic
Party in name only. The United
States is a republic, and we are sup-
posed to have a system of checks
and balances. Just how many times
since 2008 has this system of
checks and balances been tipped
due to Chicago gangster politics?
A health bill that 76 percent of
the people did not want. A bailout of
auto companies, a bailout of insur-
ance, a bailout of financial institu-
tions, a,shutdown of our own oil
drilling capabilities. When is it going
to stop? We now have more czars
than Russia. Funny, but not really
considering Mother Russia fell from
socialism and Obama and Biden
want to stop capitalism and head
us down the road of socialism.
I can't wait for the elections to
show these powei-grabbing elite
that we the people are going to take
our country back, and, yes, repeal
all this crap that has us heading in
the wrong direction. I have seen
where Obama has been; I hope we
don't go there. I see Obama and
those he has surrounded himself
with and know we are in very seri-
ous trouble.
J.L Brown Jr.
Nassauville







FRIDAY. AUGUST 27.2010/NEWS-LEADER


COMMUNITY


Symphony open house on Saturday


The Jacksonville
Symphony is opening its
doors for the entire commu-
nity to enjoy an Open House
on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. at the Times-Union
Center for the Performing
Arts. - -
This family-friendly event
features the Symphony
Guild's Instrument Zoo (-10 "
a.m. to noon), live music,.
games, prizes, backstage
tours and a chance to meet
Jacksonville Symphony musi-
cians.
Representatives and vol-
unteers will be on hand to
give symphony subscribers
their season tickets and
"Patron Perks," an assort-
ment of goodies, discounts
and free offers, such as a free
beverage at intermission, a


SUBMITTED
Fashion Fantasy will pres-
ent, "Ready, Set, Runway" at
3 p.m. Saturday at the Peck
Community Center, Ashley.
Auditorium. In their second
fashion event of the year,
students will show off the
season's latest styles, with
accessories and updated
looks for school and every
day.


BACK TO SCHOOL


Cotillon regstratlon
The National League of
Junior Cotillions, Nassau
County Chapter, has scheduled
parents' reception and regis-
tration for the 2010-11 season at
7 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Amelia
Island Museum of History.
The National League of
Junior Cotillions is an etiquette
and social dance-training pro-
gram that involves thousands of
students nationwide. For infor-
mation regarding the program,
call Lynn Dempsey, director of
the local Junior Cotillion, at
(904) 556-2916 or email
lynn.dempsey@nljc.com.
FLTdasses
Registration is under way for
Fernandina Little Theatre's
.Youth Education Series, per-.
formance-oriented theater edu-,
cation classes for grades 5-10.
Rising Stars is for youths in
grades 5-7, with two groups:
Wednesday from 4-5:15 p.m.
beginning Sept. 1, and
Thursday from 10-11:15 a.m.
beginning Sept. 2; fee is $84.
Broadway Bound for grades 8-
'10 is Tuesdays from 6:30-7:45
p.m. beginning Sept. 28; fee is
$108. All classes and perform- -
ances are held at FLT, 1014
Beech St. Contact FLT at fit-
play@peoplepc.com or 206-2607.


complimentary round of golf,
symphony coffee mugs, hats
and more. New subscribers
can also "test-drive" their
seats in Jacoby Symphony
Hall. The symphony box
office will be open for addi-
tional customer service.
For one day only, the
Jacksonville Symphony is
offering $10 tickets for the
best available seats to more
than 20 select performances.
Patrons must be present at
the open house to purchase.
Limit is four performances.
The Jacksonville
Symphony Open House is
part of a broad-based cam-
paign to launch the 2010-11
season.
"We are opening our
doors and making it easier
than ever to enjoy live sym-


phonic music," said Stacy
Ridenour, executive director
of the Jacksonville
Symphony. "Jacksonville is a
vibrant place to live and
work, and we're inviting the
entire community to cele-
brate the symphony and dis-
cover all that we have to offer
this season."
The Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra's 2010-
11 season begins Sept 23-25.
Music Director and Principal
Conductor Fabio Mechetti
leads the orchestra in Ravel's
"Bolero" and Barber's Piano
Concerto, featuring Terrence
Wilson. The following week,
the symphony teams up with
the cast of Alhambra Theatre
for a staged musical produc-
tion of Gilbert & Sullivan's
"The Pirates of Penzance" on


Oct. 1, 2 and 3 in Jacoby
Symphony Hall.
For more than 60 years,
the Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra has been part of
our cultural heritage, which
today inspires and enriches
close to one-quarter million
residents annually in
Jacksonville and surrounding
communities. More than a
third of these residents are
children, who benefit from
diverse programs such as
educational concerts, the
Jump Start Strings partner-
ship with Communities In
Schools and the Jacksonville
Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Complete information is
available at www.jaysympho-
ny.org or by calling the
Jacksonville Symphony Box
Office at (904) 354-5547.


SUBMITTED
A team of 16 teenagers and adults from Living Waters World Outreach Center,
The Bridge Family Worship Center and the Rock Church of Northeast Florida
partnered with Kevin Johnson of All Nations Worship in July to bring the love of
God to children in Honduras. From left above, Pastor Eric Snow, Justin Farmer,
Heather Lawson, Emily Weigel and Brittany Crane backfill the foundation, getting
ready for the floor of a new classroom at a Christian school in Villanueva.


Local teens help in Honduras


A team of 16 teenagers
and adults from Living
Waters World Outreach
Center, The Bridge Family
Worship Center and the
Rock Church of Northeast
Florida partnered with
Kevin Johnson of All
Nations Worship in July to
bring the love of God to
children in Honduras.
The team also assisted a
rural church build a'class-
room for its Christian
school. All Nations
Worship, an outreach min-
istry with headquarters in
Fernandina Beach, focuses
.on exposing young adults to
the mission field and has
been developing an out-
reach presence in Honduras
since 2005. All Nations
Worship's continued work
in Honduras enabled the
team of young people to
maximize its contact with
children and adults during
the trip.
The missions team spent
the first week in San Pedro,
a large city, and the sur-
rounding area. This allowed
them to minister daily to
many children in several
area orphanages. They pre-
sented Jesus through dra-
mas, testimonies and song.
They also showed the love
"of God to the children by
simply spending time with
them, making bracelets
with the younger kids and


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l am blessed to see
what happens
when young people
realize they have a
mission and they
put their minds and
hearts to it.'
YOUTH PASTOR
ERIC SNOW


playing soccer with the
older ones. The team was
also able to visit the chil-
dren's ward of an area hos-
pital where they prayed for
the sick and spent time
sharing their love with the
children.
They spent evenings pre-
senting the Gospel in area
churches through inter-
preters. Youth Pastor Eric
Snow, the team leader, said
Sof the team, "It's always
great to do God's work. But,
to observe young people
doing God's work, growing
and loving outside of them-
selves, forsaking comfort,
cell phones and Facebook
to reach out and change
lives is simply amazing. I
am blessed to see what hap-
pens when young people
realize they have a mission
and they put their minds


and hearts to it. Their lives
are transformed as they
engage in changing other
people's lives."
The team Vi6edr I,'"" ,'v
Villanurva .ii thi hu. u_ .L. ,-
week to tackle a unique
opportunity. In a village
plagued by illiteracy,
extreme poverty and crime
a pastor is making a differ-
ence in the next generation
by building a Christian
school. Pastor Luis' desire
this summer was to build
the third classroom for the
school. Kevin Johnson
became aware of the need
and approached the team
with the idea of supporting
Pastor Luis' efforts.
The youth team took on
the challenge of raising the
money and through several
fundraising events and pri-
vate donations raised the
total amount for the class-
room. Once the team
arrived, they helped start
the construction by digging
foundations, pouring con-
crete and hauling block.
The team included
Pastor Eric Snow, Kevin
Johnson, Heather Lawson,
Mike Rineck, Jessica Ross,
Steven Tompkins, Carley
Watt, Destiny Watt, David
Phipps, Carlie Broome,
Billy Appleton, Annetta
Myer, Steven Johnson,
Emily Weigel, Justin
Farmer and Brittany Crane.


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of water A bulcke of vatea c.n be u:~d
up, all ar once. or a drop it a rim.: A
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gliVng, and their love grace The .uippil~
of love is never in
danger of running
out, because both
lovers seek to ou o
iElh other In their
giving. and both have ,
cup that runneth
over


Bryant-Gen
Emily Faith Bryant and
Raleigh Lewis Gieen, both of
Fernandina Beach, will be
married at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 30,
2010, at the Amelia Island
Plantation with Mike O'Kelley
officiating. The reception will
follow the ceremony at the
Amelia Island Plantation.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Danny and Terry
Bryant of Yulee. The bride-
groom-elect is the son of
Ralph Green and Cathy Lewis
of Fernandina Beach.


B Air National Guard
Airman 1st Class John R.
Baxter graduated from basic
military training at Lackland
Air Force Base, San Antonio,
Texas.
The airman completed an
intensive, eight-week pro-
gram that included training in
njilitary discipline and stud-
ies, Air Force core values,
physical fitness and basic war-
fare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete
basic training earn four cred-
its toward an associate in
applied science degree
through the Community


Yappyhour
The next Yappy will be
held Sept. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at
The Falcon's Nest at Amelia
Island Plantation.
Special guests will be the
rescue supervisor and one of
the on-staff veterinarians
from the Broward County
Humane Society, which takes
in a large number of home-
less animals from Nassau
County. The animals are
transported to the facility on
the RAIN Train, an outreach
program of Rescuing Animals
In Nassau.
The visitors will tour the
RAIN facility, Nassau County
Animal Services in Yulee and
the Nassau Hu-mane Society
in Fernandina Beach and also
take some of the shelters' ani-
mals back to Ft. Lauderdale,
where they have a better
chance at adoption.
Donations are accepted at
all Yappy Hours for RAIN,
which transported more than
100 animals on the RAIN
Train in July.
Members of RAIN also will
be on hand to discuss the
organization and its pro-
grams. Call Bark Avenue at
(904) 613-3440.
Helpwanted
Due to staffing reductions,
Nassau County Animal
Services is in desperate need
of kind hearts and caring
hands at the shelter and espe-
cially for off-site adoption pro-
grams. Don't want to work in
the shelter? No problem.
Animal Services has several
events scheduled over the
next few months and they
need you to help make them
successful.
Some of the upcoming
events include:
Adoptions at Murray's
Grille on Sept. 11 from 8 a.m.
until noon
A Picnic-Adoption Event
at Bug-Out in Yulee on Oct.
6I from 1-3:30 p.m.
Adoptions at Project
Chance's Bark, Boogie, BBQ
on Oct. 23 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.


Miss Freeman, Mr. Rich


Freeman-Rch
Abbey Lauren Freeman of
Yulee and Clinton "Ryan"
Rich of Fernandina Beach will
be married at 4 p.m. Oct. 23,
2010, at the Amelia Island
Chapel at the Amelia Island
Plantation. The reception will
follow at the Amelia Island
Plantation.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of John and Bernice
Freeman of Yulee. The bride-
groom-elect is the son of Clint
and Debbi Rich of Fernandina
Beach.


College of the
Air Force.
Baxter
earned distinc-
tion as an
S' honor gradu-
ate. He is the
a. son of Ron
Baxter of
Callahan.
Baxter Baxter
graduated in
S1995 from
West Nassau High School,
Callahan, and received a
bachelor's degree in 2000 ,
from Liberty University,
Lynchburg, Va.


BIRTH
1 I


Shane and Adrienne
Talbert of Fernandina Beach
announce the birth of twin
djlatghte:rs, Rcsc .La yne and, -
.Regan Lynn(',.on Aug., 8
_"i01n :if Ba-ir'l 'MTedkal ':
Cene:r Nassau. They join big
sister, Riley Nicole Talbert, 4.
Reese Layne was born at
1:10 p.m. She weighed 5.7
pounds and measured 18.5
inches in length. Regan
Lynne was born at 1:16 p.m.


She weighed 5.3 pounds and
measured 18 inches in length.
Paternal grandmother is
,. Beverly Earsing of Winslow,
SA-iz. Maternal grandparents
are Jim and Marti Dewees of
Treasure Island.
Great-grandparents are
Helen and George Locklear of
Jacksonville. Great-great-
grandparents are the late
Gordin and Gloria Schreier of
Jacksonville.


at Kraft Athletic Club
In addition, Nassau
County Animal Services plans
to participate in the Veterans'
Day Parade and needs help
making the float and people
to walk in the parade. And
the agency always needs vol-
unteers for adoptions at Petco
in Yulee on Saturdays and
Sunday.
A few hours once a month
is all the time it takes to help
save a pet's life. To learn
more, call Carol at 491-7440
or stop by the shelter
Tuesday through Saturdays,
86078 License Road, next to
the Tax Collector's Office off
A1A in Yulee.
Cnisefindmaisedr
Amelia River Cruises will
host the second annual
fundraising event to benefit
Meals bn Wheels for Pets, the
"Rollin' on the River" sunset
cruise Sept. 12.
Enjoy a relaxing, narrated
sunset cruise with wine and
food offered beginning at 6
p.m. on the dock, followed by
a two-hour sail from 6:30-8:30
p.m. Cruise departs Fernan-
dina Harbor Marina. Tickets
are $25 and a donation is
requested for wine provided.
With the purchase of your
ticket, Amelia River Cruises
will offer a complimentary
coupon for: Philly Boyz
cheese steak, fries and a soda
for $10 ($15 value); Crab
Trap: free smoked fish dip
appetizer with the purchase of
any dinner (valid Sundays
only); and O'Kane's Irish Pub:
one free well drink, beer or
house wine with the purchase
of any appetizer or meal.
The ferry is pet friendly.
Call Lori at 261-9972 or
email info@ameliarivercruis-
es.com. Deadline is Sept. 10.
Gargesale
Rescuing Animals in
Nassau, or RAIN, will hold a
garage sale to benefit its ani-
mals on Sept. 11 at the corner
of Eighth and Centre streets
in Fernandina Beach. Call
491-8819 to donate items.


WEDDINGS/ENGAGEMENTS


MILITARY NEWS


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FRIDAY. August 27. 2010/News-Lcader


RELIGION


Association aims to get on mission with God' at home, abroad


I IEATI ERA. PERRY
News Leader

The Northeast Florida Baptist
Association has been around for a long
time. Originally organized in 1879
under the name the St. Marys River
Association, it has gone through name
changes and configurations, going
from its original title to the Jacksonville
Association, and finally adopting its
current name in 1938.
On Oct. 25, 1938, nine churches
met at Callahan Baptist Church and
constituted the Northeast Florida


Association with the
Rev. J.D. Poindexter
as moderator.
In 1979, there
were 24 churches
and two missions
reported at the
A n n u a
Associational
Drake Meeting in October.
-- As of January
2010, the association
has 35 churches and six new church
starts in its membership.
The purpose of the association is


"to become spiritually awakened
churches encouraging, supporting and
assisting one another for the honor
and glory of God. We strive to be a way
for local Southern Baptist Churches to
get on mission with God, whether at
home or abroad."
At the helm of the association is
Dr. David Drake. A native of Mt.
Sterling, Ky., Drake was saved at the
age of 10 and moved to Florida two
years later. It was here he met Jody,
"the pretty red-haired girl" who would
later become his wife.
Married on June 21, 1975, the


Drakes have a daughter, Jolene, and
son-in-law, Matthew Miller, of Alachua
and a son, Steven, and daughter-in-
law, Robyn Drake, of Yulee..
Grandchildren include Hannah Renee
Drake of Yulee and Matthew Drake
Miller and Jackson Eli Miller of
Alachua. Granddaughter Hannah has
laid claim to Sugar the cat.
Earning his doctor of ministry
degree from Luther Rice Seminary,
Drake pastored churches in Florida
for nearly 27 years before becoming
Director of Missions of The Northeast
Florida Baptist Association in July


2002.
Drake has taught on the evening
school faculty of The Moody Bible
Institute and traveled oversees to min-
ister the Gospel in Jamaica, Scotland,
Israel, Jordan, the Philippines, Guyana,
Brazil and Honduras and serves as
one of 13 chaplains for the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office. He also fills in
at various churches as pastor when
needed.
The Northeast Florida Baptist
Association is located at 851035 US
17 North in Yulee. Phone 225-5941.
type@fbnewsleader.com


Allegiance forming
Students grades 6-12 are invited
to sing in the teen ensemble
Allegiance, a four-part harmony tour-
ing group. Music selections vary
from spirituals, classical and contem-
porary Christian styles. Professional
vocal training is offered at each
rehearsal. There is no cost to join
Allegiance and all students, grades 6-
12, are welcome. Rehearsal is 6:15-
7:45 p.m. each Sunday in the top
floor of Building B at Amelia Baptist
Church. Call Pam Helton at 261-9527
for information.
Prayer rally
Impact Your World Church invites
the community to its August Prayer
Rally at 7 p.m. tonight in the meeting
room at Comfort Inn & Suites,
462577 SR 200 in Yulee (behind
Burger King). Pastor Thompson will
minister on prayer and pray over
your needs and those of students and
the school system. If you need or
want prayer, enjoy praying or want to
learn more about prayer, please
attend. For more information, call
Thompson at 261-9072. "
Fundraiser dinners
The men of Historic Macedonia
AME Church at 202 Ninth St. (cor-
ner of Ninth and Beech streets), will
sell fish dinners and baked chicken
dinners each Saturday until Sept. 11,
from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Come and get a
delicious meal. For more information
contact the church at 310-6377 or
261-4114 (to leave a message).


Community festival
The pastor and members of
Franklintown United Methodist
Church at American Beach invite the
community to join in their communi-
ty festival on Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. The
church wants to spread the good
news of God's goodness throughout
our entire community. There will be
lots of food, fun and fellowship. For
information call 277-2726.
Beach cleanup, service
St. Peter's Episcopal Church is.
sponsoring a Beach Clean Up, Picnic
and Beach Service at Main Beach on
Aug. 29. The clean up will begin at 4
p.m., followed by a picnic (food and
beverages provided) at'5:15 p.m.,
with the service starting at 6 p.m.
One and all are invited to join the
cleanup, the picnic (please RSVP to
261-4293 so organizers have a head
count) and/or the Beach Service
(bring your own chair or blanket).
Parishioners and members of.the
community are welcome.
Grief support
Amelia Baptist Church is begin-
ning a GriefShare support group on
Aug. 29 at 6:10 p.m. Open to all, the
13-week group will assist those who
have lost a loved one in encourage-
ment, hope, understanding and mov-
ing on. A video and workbook pro-
vide support to the weekly group
discussion. The group will learn
about the journey of grief, its effects,
God's prescription for grief and
more. Call to pre-register at 261-


RELIGION NOTES


9527. Visit www.ameliabaptist.org for
directions.
'Concerts with a Cause'
Memorial United Methodist
Church presents Concerts with a
Cause, featuring tuba player Paul
Mullen Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. in the sanc-
tuary, 601 Centre St. Music will be
by Mullen along with piano, organ
and other brass. Concert beneficiary
will be the Interfaith Dinner
Network. Admission isfiree, a volun-
tary offering is requested.
Evening Bible study
The Amelia Island Women's
Evening Community Bible Study
invites women to join an in-depth,
non-denominational study of the Old
Testament book Genesis on Mon-
days from 7-8:30 p.m. at Amelia
Baptist Church, 961167 Buccaneer
Trail. Study begins Sept. 13 and con-
tinues through May 9. A Kick-Off
Picnic at Main Beach will be held
Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.
For information and to register
call Nancie Waldron at 261-8507 or
Linda Bell at 261-0659. Visit
www.communitybiblestudy.org and
www.ameliaislandevecbs.org.
Mom to Mom
The 2010-11 Mom to Mom group
starts Sept 1 at The Journey Church
from 9:15-11:30 a.m.
Mom to Mom is a place for all
moms to find encouragement, sup-
port and friendship, meeting the first
and third Wednesdays of each month
to fellowship, learn, pray together


and take a close look at what God's
word has to say about their mission
as moms and what that looks like in
the 21st century. Childcare provided.
To learn more visit the group on
Facebook Momtomom Amelia or
momtomom@thejourneyfamily.com.
Initiation class
St. Michael Catholic Church is
sponsoring an inquiry class for those
who wish to know more about the
Roman Catholic faith and what
Catholics believe. The.program,
called R.C.I.A., starts Sept. 7 and
runs through Easter 2011.
The sessions are open to those
who have never been baptized, or
have been baptized in another faith,
or to Catholics that have not received
the sacraments of First Eucharist or
Confirmation. There is no cost-and
an introductory session will meet in
the St. Michael Hall at Fourth and
Calhoun streets at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 31.
So that there are enough materi-
als and in case of changes, call 261,-
3472 and leave your name and num-
ber or for more information.

Gospel concert
On Sept. 5 at 3:30 p.m. as part of
the Men's Day effort, Historic
Macedonia AME Church, 202 Ninth
St. (corner of Ninth and Beech
streets) will have a gospel concert "
featuring Jean and Joey Daddario,
Florida singer-songwriters with
beautiful melodies and contempo-
rary sound over heartfelt stories;
Sister Pearl Higgs; Hickory Wind;
Praise Band; the Macedonia Male


Chorus and more. Call 310-6377 or
261-4114 (to leave a message).

Biblestudy
The Women's Morning Class of
Community Bible Study (CBS) will
meet at Amelia Baptist Church
beginning Sept. 8. This 30-week
course is open to women of all ages,
denominations. The group will study
Genesis, the book of beginnings,
looking at Creation, the Fall, the
Flood and Babylon as well as the
lives of Abraham and Joseph. Class
is held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every
Wednesday and the registration fee
is $25. For information, call Judith
Boyle at 491-1098 or Kathleen Minor
at 225-8125.
Jewish community
The Jewish Community of Amelia
Island will hold Rosh Hashanah serv-
ices Sept. 9 at 10 am. in the Ocean
Clubhouse at the Amelia Island
Plantation. There will be a buffet to
follow in the Clubhouse's Palmetto
Room. The cost is $30 per person,
which includes the luncheon buffet,
or $20 per person without lunch.
Yom Kippur services will be held
Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Oxley-
Heard Chapel, 1305 Atlantic Ave.
The cost is $20 per person. Those
experiencing financial challenges
should contribute only whatever they
can comfortably afford.
Send reservations and financial
contribution to: Deborah Price, 58
Laurel Oak Road, Amelia Island, FL
32034. Contact Price at 310-6060 or
deb203@aol.com.


Worship this week at the place of your choice i


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St. Peter's Episcopal Ch
Welcomes You!
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantic
8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd sunday


904-261 -4293
www.stpetersparish.org



B2prist Church
Sunday School ........................................ 9:30 am
Sunday W orship ..................................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA ............................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ......................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nassauville Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
261-4741
www.springhillbaptistfb.org


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AMELIA ISLAND
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Come Worship with us where
the Bible is our only Authority.
Church Services: 11am
YMGA on Citrona / 225-5368
www.ameliaislandchu rcholchrisl.com


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Everyone is welcome
Rev. Robert Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Comer Old Na'sauville Rd )
Worship Service at 9':3 a.m.
(904)432-8118
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AMELIA PLANTATION CHAPEL
SWe belng to a diverse congregation unitedbyoiurfaith iniestis
( Chaist, comnnatedto worship the Living Godandto study
thef Wonr so that ue may witness
..ISt andserve in ourcommunity.
August 29'h
"Shaking Earth and Rolling Seas"
Guest Preacher: The Rev. Jim Tippins
Senior Chaplain Baptist Medical Center Nassau
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
9:15 ..................Classic Worship
10:15-11:00 ............Fellowship Refreshments
11:15 ..................Celebration Worship
(Casual Dress; Kids Program at 11:15)
Nursery Available for both Services-
The Chapel is located behind The Spa & Shops at
Amelia Island Plantation 36 Bowman Road
An Interdenominational Community Church


(904) 277- 4414


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday New Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9p.m.
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WED 7:00pm
Youth, Nwsery &
Children's Ministdes
321 -2117
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Fellowship
Church
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(lust south of Yulee on US 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Dr. Dave Lawson
christfellowshipfl.com


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Anglican Church of NWorth America
Our province is a founding member of the
Anglican Church of North America
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Thie Bible is thi IInspired Word of God
In Cod the Father who created us
In l.Jus ( hlrmi Ils Sun whio savcd us
In the Holy Spirit who sanctifies us
As Anglicans r se Morlip using the traditional Liturgy In the
19-'R Hook uf Common Prayee.
Affirming lhe Nicc-n and the Apostle's Creeds
Sunday Services
loly Communion 8:00 am & 10:00 am (with music)
Morning Prayer 4" Sunday of each month 10 am
Children's Programs, Bible Study and Crafts 10 am
Iev J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park) Fernandina Beach
904-491-6082 www.HlolyTrinityAnglican.org


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In the heart of
Fernandina
9 N. 6" Street
Dr. Holton Seigling
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11 a
Sunday School 9:50 a
f Nursery
Children
Youth
Adults
261-3837
www.lstpress-fb.com


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BLACKROCK BAPTIST
CHURCH
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
261-6220
Senior Pastor: Rev. Michael S. Bowen
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.m. Service.6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Bus Ministry Available
www.blackrockbaptist.com


"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worshi Service 10:30aun
Bible Sltudy 9am
Nursey provided fo all services
Small gioirp studies-Adulls 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pia
Preschool ;ad Children Activities
961167 B -c\'CCNFII'R TR\11,
C'mer oi lBuccanecr I' l 1- I i J. 'j l. Ii .
Foi More Infonumaion Call: 261-9527


SYULEE UNITED
-METHODIST
CHURCH
Pleas join us for
SUNDAY SERVICES:
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles


Rev. Brian Eburn. Pastor
Saturday Vigil Mass -4 pm & 5'30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Church
Sunday Masses 8:00 & 10.:00 am & 12 Nooon
Daily Mass 8:30 am Mon.. Wed. Thurs & Fri
6 pm Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6:00 pm: Holy Day 8:30 am
Confessions: Saturday 3:15pm 3:45 pm or by appt
Telephone Numbesn:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number: 94-277-6566,
also call 904-277-0550


FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY"
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School ............... 9:45A.M.
Worship Service .............1:SSA.M.
Discipleship Training ........... 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship............. -6:00P.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ....... 7:00P.M.
736 Bonnleview Road (across from Sadler Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
EVERYONE WELCOME
Nursery provided
Spolntsbaptistchurch.org


Fernandina Beach
Church of Christ
1005 S 141h SI
904-261-9760
www.cocfb.org
Worship times:
Sun: 9:30am Bible Class
1030am Worship
Wed:7:00pm BibleCass


CELEBRATION BAPTIST
CHURCH
Innovative Style, Contemporary Music,
Casual Atmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd
Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
KidKredible Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Conecing w Chist..Connectg with People.


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Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15am and i,
11:00 am Am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting
6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
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Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225-0809


EVERY SUNDAY
Traditional Worship: 9AM
Sunday School: 1OAM
Praise Worship: 11AM
Nursery provided at all services
Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
2600 Atlantic Avenue -Fernandina Beach
261-6306
www.poplcamelia.org


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Having Trouble Stretching Your Dollar?
Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit food
co-op providing high quality food at a low cost!
Boxes are $30 and feed a family of four for about a week.
Items vary by month, but include fresh/frozen items, meats,
fruits, vegetables, dairy etc. With no income restrictions,
everyone can participate
Contact Fernandina Beach Church of Christ for
Information or to place an order 904-261-9760


Memorial United Methodist Church
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601 Centre Street 261-5769
Brett Opalinski. Pastor
t1hilhe Tliple.%, Associate Pastor
Traditional Family Worship ....... 8:30am + 11:011am
Contemporary Worship ...... 9:45am in Nlawell Hall
Youth Worship ............... 9:4;11111 in Youth Center
Sundav School for all a-es .............. 9:45am I lain
Wednesday Midweek Supper (Aug-Nlav). 5:15-6:30pni
Middle School Youth (Wed.) ................. 6:311PI11
Senior High YOuth (Wed.) .................... 6:30pin

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Music progranis and small groups available
Nu*rsery services available for all services,.,


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Register your child on our website or
at the church. Evaluations begin Sept. 11.

UPWARD- ITS MORE THAN A GAME
First Baptist Church
1600 South 8th Street
Femandina Beach, Florida
www.FBFirst.com (904)261-3617


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HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS


Garden plots
The 9th Street Communi-
ty Garden, a non-profit group
of gardeners that tend plots
on property donated by St.
Peter's Episcopal Church,
has several available plots for
the 2010-11 growing season.
To apply for a plot, email sha
nnonlkelly@bellsouth.net.
Garden show
The Amelia Island
Garden Show is pleased to
announce that Melanie
Palmrose of Almost Ancient
Pots will be returning as a
vendor at the Amelia Island
Garden Show.
Almost Ancient Pots will
have a variety of pots perfect
for your plants and some gar-
den art all featuring the
hypertufa, an all-natural
blend of Portland cement,
perlite, vermiculite and peat
moss. This mix creates a per-
manent, concrete planter that
is much lighter in weight
than classic concrete and the
natural mixture encourages
healthy plants by providing
superior air circulation and
drainage. The planters take
on a beautiful patina as they
age and the crevices become
favorite spots for moss
growth.
The second annual Amelia
Island Garden Show hosted


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Centre streets, features farm-
fresh produce as well as a
variety of organic products
and specialty foods, tropical
plants and landscaping
plants.
Call 491-4872 or visit
www.fernandinafarmersmar-
ket.com.


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Almost Ancient Pots will return as a vendor at the
Amelia Island Garden Show, scheduled for March 5
and 6 in Central Park, Fernandina Beach.


by the Fernandina Farmers
Market will roll out nature's
brightest colors March 5 and
6 in Central Park. With grow-
ers and nurseries from
around the state, the show
will once again feature more
than 50 vendors.
Get on-site expert advice
about how to "green" your
home, yard and garden and
enjoy the short presentations
and demonstrations at the
"Ask the Expert" booth.
There will be live music and
the vendors of the


Fernandina Farmers Market
will move to Central Park
with their produce and
expanded menu of prepared
foods. Admission is $2 for
adults; children under 12 are
fiee. No pets, please. For
details, visit www.ameliagar-
den.com. To sign up for the
. email Newsletter visit
www.fernandinafarmersmar-
ket.com.
The award-winning
Fernandina Farmers Market,
open every Saturday from 9
a.m.-l p.m. at Seventh and


The Learning Community
of Northeast Florida will
offer two classes Aug. 29.
From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. learn
how to throw a brunch party
from start to finish, including
easy decorations, drinks,
meal planning and more.
From 1:30-3:30 p.m. is
Gourmet Dipped Apples,
ideal for gift giving or party
favors. Learn the secrets to
creating these luscious treats
and go home with one of
your own.
On Aug. 31 from 6-8 p.m.
is Murphy's Law Home
Repair. In addition to han-
dling emergency situations,
you'll learn how to repair .
leaky faucets, running toilets
and replace the air filters in-
your house; activities that
can save you hundreds of
dollars a year.
Call 430-0120 or visit
www.tlcnf.com for more
information.


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tofig tree success


. My fig tree is just about
.to finish bearing fruit. It
has grown so large that I real-
ize I need to prune it. When
would be the best time? I do
not want to lose any possible
fruit for next year. MS
A The best time to prune
:. fig trees is immediately
after the tree has finished
fruiting and you have picked
the last ripened fruit. It is
important to note that figs do
not require pruning to
increase the amount of fruit.
If you feel
the tree has
become too
I overgrown
then you can
prune it, but
do not
remove too
much of the
tree branch.
GARDEN Pruning now
TAL will allow for
new bud
""" growth and
Becky ordi the opportu-
nity for con-
tinued fruit production for
next year. Other fruit trees
such as citrus, apple or pear
should be pruned late winter
or early spring. You may
remove all dead or decaying
limbs any time of year. When
you make your pruning cut,
be sure to prune back to just'
above where a bud will form.
Do not leave a stub as this will
increase the opportunity for
splitting, cracking and intro-
duction of disease into the
stem. Always sterilize your
pruners to avoid transmitting
diseases from one branch to
another.
Q .My rabbit-eye blueber-
.ries have almost totally
completed fruiting. When
should I prune them? NC
A I am amazed, in this
*heat, to hear you local
gardeners are still out there
working in the yard. Congrat-
ulations to you. Of course, I
am still pulling weeds each
time I walk by my perennials
and blueberry garden too.
Consider pruning directly
after all the berries have been
harvested. However, there is
some research that indicates
an increase in fruit production
if the plant is pruned every
other summer. Pruning dur-
ing dormant season will
reduce the amount of fruit,
therefore it is not normally
recommended. I hand prune
my blueberries, unlike many
orchard growers who use
large machines to cut off the
tops of the shrubs to keep
them from growing too tall.
The publication at
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs223
has some really good illustra-
tions on how those pruning
cuts should be made.
Remember, blueberries prefer
an acid soil with the pH
between 4.5 and 5.5. If your
soil is too alkaline, consider
growing blueberries in a com-
bination of pine bark and peat.
S.My compost pile is
.growing mold and it
looks terrible. The area seems


Iam amazed, in this
heat, to hear you local
gardeners are still out
there working in the
yard. Congratulations
toyou. Ofcourse, I
am still pulling weeds
each time Iwalk by
my perennials and
blueberry garden too.

to pool water. What can I do?
KJ
A It would appear the area
.is too wet and the site is
not allowing enough air to cir-
culate around the pile. You
could re-grade the area to
ensure proper drainage. It is
possible to raise the whole
bed, which would allow the
water an opportunity to drain
off better.
Another choice would be
to redirect the water away
from the pile using a series of
trenches. Consider your
options and select the best
one for your situation. Compo-
sting can be so rewarding.
Nothing beats the wonderful,
rich soil produced from yard
and kitchen wastes. Remem-
ber to never add sweets or
milk or meat products to the
pile. The compost pile should
be moist but not wet.
At least once a week mix
up your compost pile using a
pitch fork or rake. This allows
for air to circulate around the
dirt and mixes the medium
together. You will know when
it is time to use the soil when
you can no longer see the
watermelon rind or the coffee
filter or the tree leaves. Be
sure to incorporate your soil
mixture with the native soil.
However, do not be tempted
to just place a handful in the
planting hole when planting
woody ornamentals as this
can result in circling roots and
too heavy soil.
The composted soil is a
wonderful addition to any veg-
etable or perennial garden.
Spread the composted soil
around and alter the whole
garden area so the roots will
grow in all directions seeking
out the nutrients.
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
Nassau County Horticultural
Extension Agent, is a
University of Florida faculty *
member Extension locations
are the satellite office at the
County Building in Yulee and
the main Extension Office in
Callahan. The UF/IFAS
Nassau County Demonstration
Garden is located at the James
S. Page Governmental
Complex and demonstrates best
management practices for
Northeast Florida. Mail ques-
tions to Garden Talk, c/o
Rebecca Jordi, Nassau County
Extension, 543350 US 1,
Callahan, FL 32011. Visit
http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu.
rljordi@ufl.edu


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Join a park ranger and
learn about the many com-
mon species that inhabit the
natural communities of the
undeveloped barrier islands of
Northeast Florida on Aug. 28
at 2 p.m. at pavilion one on
Little Talbot Island, 12157
Heckscher Drive, Jackson-
ville.
No rese-rvations are neces-
sary for these programs and
programs are free with regu-
lar park admission.
September programs
include:
Florida Sea Turtles on
Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Learn about
the lifecycle of the sea turtle
and the importance of these
creatures. The program will
take place at pavilion one on
Little Talbot Island.
Nature hike on Sept. 11
at 2 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely
paced hike to discover the
island's natural communities.
Participants are encouraged
to bring bug spray and bottled
water. This program will take
place at the Ribault Club on
Fort George Island Cultural
State Park.
Talbot Critters on Sept.
18 at 2 p.m. Learn about the
many common species that
inhabit the natural communi-
ties of the undeveloped barri-
er islands of Northeast
Florida. The program will take
place at pavilion one on Little
Talbot Island.


Archaeology of the
Talbot Islands on Sept. 25 at 2
p.m. The Talbot Islands have
a rich cultural history that
dates back over 5,000 years.
Join a park ranger for a look
into these past cultures and
the artifacts left behind. This
program will take place at the
Ribault Club op Fort George
Island Cultural State Park.
National Public Lands
Day on Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. is the
nation's largest hands-on vol-
unteer effort to improve and
enhance the public lands
Americans enjoy. Help to keep
the park clean by coming out
and volunteering your time.
Registration will be at pavilion
one on little Talbot Island. No
reservations are necessary.
Please let the ranger at the
ranger station know you are
there for the clean-up.
International Coastal
Cleanup Day at Amelia Island
State Park on Sept. 26 at 9
a.m. is the world's largest,
one-day volunteer effort to
clean up the marine environ-
ment. Do your part and help
the park clean up these pris-
tine beaches. Registration will
be at the first parking lot on
Amelia Island.
For additional information
contact the Talbot Islands
Ranger Station at (904) 251-
2320. For more information
about Florida State Parks, visit
www.F'loridaStaleParks.org.


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SPORTS


FRIDAY, AUGUST 27.2010
NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA


SEASON KICKOFF


The 2010 football season
is just around the corner
and Fernandina Beach
and Yulee are both in
action tonight in preseason
kickoff classics. The
Fernandina Beach Pirates
will travel to Union County
while Yulee's Hornets stay
at home to host Baldwin.
Kickoff is at 7 p.m. for
both games. The Pirates
were in action Wednesday,
preparing for tonight's
matchup. Robby Phillips
polishes his kicking skills,
above left. Keiontay Bush
carries the ball, above
right. Junior varsity quar-
terbacks Cody Cosper, far
leftand Djyn Tfookes,
left, hone their skills as
the signal caller. Wide
receiver Tyler Moxey,
below left, and running
backs Dartaine Dunwood,
below center, and Troy
Thompson, below right, in
action Wednesday.
PHOTOS BY BETH JONES
NEWSLEADER


Improving your golfgame through fitness

T here was a time fitness Statistically, tendon slipping on a wet embank- can reduce the risk of these
programs were not a you could say ment and required surgery to occurring. A proper warm-up and
routine part of a profes- golf is the most reattach the tendon to the top of stretching exercises of your
sional golfer's training dangerous sport his kneecap. shoulders, wrists, neck and back
regimen. But times have changed of all because I've seen lots of golf-related can also be beneficial.
and golfers are now more athletic more people die rotator cuff tears, both from the While I may be able to help
than ever; workouts are now a playing golf wear and tear of repetitive swing- you with these maladies, your
regular part of a player's week. than any other ing and a sudden tear during the local PGA professional should
There is no question better athletic activity, course of a swing. look at your fundamentals, espe-
conditioning will,not only length- Of course, the Also very common are carti- cially if you note you continue to
rn your drives, but can lengthen majority of large and meniscus tears, some hurt after you play.
your playing career as well. If you SPORTS these deaths are which occur during the pivot Golf is a sport for a lifetime,
are well-conditioned, you are sim- related to heart required to make the golf swing, and improved conditioning will
ply less likely to get hurt and, if MEDICINE attacks but it is while others note the sharp pain, allow you to enjoy the sport into
somehow you do, you are likely Cnv still an interest- signaling tearing of the cartilage an advanced age.


to recover more quickly.
According to the U.S.
Co'nsumer'Product Safety
Commission, more than 115,000
Americans were treated for golf-
related injuries in 2009. I would
actually suspect this number is
much higher because many golf-
related injuries go unreported to
the CPSC.
I myself have never been
asked to keep up with it or report
it, for that nfatter, and there are
thousands of physicians out there
who could say the same thing.


,' ,(,, ing statistical
SMITH. M.D. fact.
...-- It is very
easy to get hurt
playing golf. In fact, just about
any injury I have seen on the
football field, I have seen happen
on the golf course. I've had a
patient tear his ACL by falling off
an elevated green and another
fractured his arm falling off an
elevated tee box.
Falls leading to broken ankles
are quite common. I treated one
golfer who tore his quadriceps


when they knelt down to line up a
putt.
After surgery, I encourage
patients to return to the course in
a graduated fashion, starting as
soon as we safely can with chip-
ping and putting, and then
advancing to the range and ulti-
mately to the course.
I see mahy types of injury due
to poor technique and overuse.
Wrist and elbow tendonitis are
most common and, in others,
stress fractures have occurred.
Again, conditioning and fitness


This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, medi-
cine and safety. It is not intended
to serve as a replacementfor treat-
ment by a doctor It is only
designed to offer guidelines on the
prevention, recognition and care
of injuries and illness. Specific
concerns should be discussed with
a physician. Mail questions to
Gregory Smith, M.D., 1250 S.
18th St., Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034. Call 261-8787
or visit www.gsmithmd.conm.


JAGUAR UPDATE:

Jags at Tampa
UP NEXT: Following two one-point losses, the
Jaguars look for their first win of the 2010 pre-
season as they face Tampa Bay on Aug. 28 at
Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff is set for
7:30 p.m.
LAST GAME: Lightning delayed the start of
last week's home game against Miami for
nearly two hours and the Dolphins eventually
prevailed 27-26 over the Jaguars. The Jaguars
led 9-3 after the first quarter thanks to a
blocked punt out of the end zone for a safety
by Rashad Jennings, followed by a 10-play,
78-yard scoring drive by QB David Garrard.
Garrard finished six of eight passing for 79
yards and one touchdown in just over a quar-
ter of action. The Jaguars lost their preseason
opener 28-27 at Philadelphia.
INJURY UPDATE: The Jaguars have battled
injuries throughout the preseason and 2010
first-round pick Tyson Alualu and DE Aaron
Kampman made their debut against Miami.
RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast
regionally on CBS and locally on WTEV
CBS47. Games are broadcast on Jaguars
Radio Network stations WOKV AM and FM
(690 and 106.5).
WEBSITE: Visit www.jaguars.com.


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Yulee Little League
Upward basketball and cheerleading kicks
off the 2010 season at First Baptist Church in
September. Applications are available through
the website or at the church. Upward Sports
is a first-class sports experience that empha-
sizes healthy competition, sportsmanship,
skills building and fun. It is specifically de-
signed for children from kindergarten through
sixth grade. Each child will have time to play,
but all children must qualify. Tryouts begin
Sept. 11. Games will be webcast over the
Intemet. Visit www.FBFirst.com or pick up an
application at First Baptist Church, 1600 S.
Eighth St.

YMCAsports
The McArthur Family YMCA will be offer-
ing volleyball, flag football and cheerleading
this fall. Volleyball is open to ages 8-14 at the
McArthur Family YMCA gym at 1915 Citrona
Drive. Flag football is available for ages 4-14
and cheerleading is open to ages 6-12. Both
flag football and cheerleading will be held at
the Yulee Kids Campus, 86029 Pages Dairy
Road, and at the fields located behind the
Fernandina Beach Kmart. Register Sept. 6-
16. Practices begin the week of Sept. 27.
Registration will be available online at
https://enroll.firstcoastymca.org/ and also at
McArthur Family YMCA and the Yulee Kids
Campus. Volunteer coaches are needed for
all five sports. Contact Tom Christenson at
261-1080 or
tchristenson @firstcoastymca.org.

Yulee little League
Yulee Little League will hold its annual
board meeting Sept. 15 at 6 p.m in the Yulee
ballpark gym. Board of directors for 2011 will
be elected. Coaches, managers, approved
volunteers and umpires are invited to vote.

Gator Club kickoff
The Nassau County Gator Club will meet
from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 2 at O'Kane's Irish Pub
,n Centre Street for the season kickoff. Guest
speaker is Marty Cohen, editor and writer for
3ator Bai Magazine. Contact Tommy
Roberts at nassaucounty@gatorclub.com.

Bowlingleagues forming
Fall leagues are starting soon at Strikers
Bowling Center in Yulee. Sunday Night
Strikers League (9 Pin No Tap) starts Aug.
22; Monday Night Mixed (most popular) starts
Sept. 13; Tuesday Night Doubles starts Aug.
24; the Holy Bowlers (non-denominational
Christian league) starts Sept. 2; Saturday
Morning Youth starts Sept. 11. League rhem-
bers receive discounts for bowling and in the
snack bar. Call 225-1077 for information.


event starts at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center in
Femandina Beach, with a 1.5-mile non-com-
petitive walk at 7:35 a.m. and fun runs for chil-
dren 10 and younger at 9 a.m. Local artist
and tuge-patrol volunteer Sandra Baker-
Hintorms creating an original work of sea tur-
tle art for the race T-shirts.
Race applications and online registration
are available at www.AmelialslandRunners.
com or pick up an application at Club 14
Fitness, the Amelia San Jon Gallery, the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center and Pak's
Karate Academy. Registration fees are $20
through Aug. 27 or $15 for members of
Amelia Island Runners. Club membership
applications are available on the website.
From Aug. 28 through race day, the fee is $25
for everyone. Fees for the half-mile and one-
mile children's runs are $10.
Shower facilities will be available free after
the race at the recreation center and bib num-
bers from the race/walk can be used for free
admission to Fort Clinch State Park. The race
will be professionally scored using Champion
Chip timing. The 5K will be out-and-back
along Atlantic Avenue and North 14th Street,
while the 10K will continue along 14th Street
into Fort Clinch State Park for a shaded sec-
ond-half route back to the recreation center.
Both courses are USATF-certified.
An awards ceremony follows with refresh-
ments and door prizes. Plaques will be
awarded to the overall, masters (age 40 and
up) and grandmasters (age 50 and up) win-
ners, and to the top three male and female
finishers in each of 15 age groups. Visit the
AIR website or call 277-3676 for more infor-
mation on the run.

Group runs
TheAmelia Island Runners club's group
runs are open to everyone regardless of age
or running ability; walkers also welcome.
Runs are Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m., weath-
er permitting, at the Fernandina Beach High
School track, 435 Citronh Drive. Visit www.
AmelialslandRunners.com or call 277-8365.

Sailing Club meets
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club. Social
hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at 7:30 p.m. Call
Commodore Joe Bowen at 277-1614 or visit
www.ameliaislandsailing.org.

Fitne programs
YToga, Inc., Gateway To Amelia, 961687
Gateway Blvd., Suite 201 E, 415-9642,
www.yyoga.com.
Sol Pedal Cycling Studio, 708 South
Eighth St., 753-3172, www.solpedal.com.
*Anytime Fitness, 463646 SR 200 Suite 4,
Vi ilo 99225-8400An www inv timefitn ess. com


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TurtleTot Club 14 Fitness, 1114 South 14th St.,
rwww.club14fitness.com.
The Turtle Trot 5K/10K run and walk is *Amelia Island Personal Fitness, Amelia
coming Sept. 4. A Labor Day Weekend race Parkway Medical Plaza, 2416 Lynndale
organized annually by the Amelia Island., ...,,..Road,.Suite 100, 261'0698.
Rdnners club, prbeeds benefit Amelfa Il~bid "" T The McArthurFamily YMCA, 1915 Ci-
Sea Turtle Watch and turtle patrols inside Fort trona Drive, 261-1080, www.firstcoastymca.
Clinch State Park as well as the nonprofit org. Programs are also offered in Yulee (call
club's youth running programs. This year's 225-2550) and Hilliard.(call (904) 845-2733).


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The third-place team included Brian Chism, Turk Johnson, Mark Meierderck and
Brian Vaughn.


GOLF TOURNAMENTS

Toys for Tots tourney stroke difference. If so, the placed on the course.
The Nassau Detachment higher handicap will lose Registration deadline is
S theNassaurn etacrhmea t strokes. Teams will be pre- Sept. 13. For information,
of the Marine Corps League flighted according to handi- contact Bill Shaffer at wshaf-
will hold the ninth annual cap. Cost is $250 per team. fer@ hamptongolfclubs.com
ToyScramble foat Amelia Natdicap There will be a cocktail party or (904) 335-7755.
Scramble at Amelia National at O'Kane's Saturday at 7 p.m.
Oct. 25. Shotgun start is at Entries ust be received Teeoffforboo
12:30 p.m. Because of players, before Sept. 5. Call Jairrod eeoaorb Bks
hole sponsors and gifts of Sullivan at (904) 838-8825. The Amelia Island Book
prizes, the league was able to Festival is having' its annual
help provide a better 'Tee-off for Books" golf tour-
Christmas in 2009 for more Charity tournament nament Sept. 24 at The Golf
than 700 Nassau County chil- VFW Post 4351's annuiial Club of Amelia. It will be a
dren. Contact Alan Elefterion Golf Tournament will be Sept. handicap scramble with a
at 753-7651. 16 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. shotgun start at 9 a.m.
Fee is $75 per person and Registration begins at 8:30
6allahan Lions Club includes golf at the Golf Club a.m. Golfers of all abilities are
of North Hampton with lunch encouraged to be a part of
The Callahan Lions Club to follow at the VFW Post by this major fundraiser for the
will hold its annual tourna- the former Down Urlder Rest- Amelia Island Book Festival.
ment Sept. 18 at Deerfield aurant. Sign up at the post or There will be exceptional
Lakes Golf Club in Callahan. online at vfwpost4351.org. awards and door prizes pro-
Dinner will be catered by Signup and payment are due vided by area merchants and
Callahan Ba;rbecue. There Sept. 5. E-mail wwjohnson golf courses. The fee is $95
will be proximity prizes. 32034@comcast.net or call and foursomes are welcome
Entry fee is $60 and includes Bill Johnson at 415-6298.or to sign up as a team. For
18 holes of golf, cart, dinner Bill Wright at (904) 432-:791. information or to sign up, call
and a chance to win prizes. Terri Dean at (904) 624-1665
Sponsorships are available. or write to info ameliaisland-
Register from 10:30 a.m. to 1 Tourney for autism oo t fo@ameliaisland-
p.m. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. An H&H Charity Golf
Dinner follows play. Contact Tournament to benefit
Ken Overstreet at (904) 879- Autism Speaks will be held Gulnness &Golf
9633, Patsy Quaile at (904) Sept. 27 at Osprey Cove in St. Amelia Island Plantation is
879-3034 or Charlie Tanner at 'Marys. Registration is at 7:30 hosting the fourth annual
(904) 879-1767 or email calla- a.m. Shotgun start is at 9:30 Guinness & Golf Weekend
hanlionsclub@gmail.com. a.m. Fee is $80 and includes Sept. 3-4 over Labor Day
light breakfast, lunch, cart weekend. It kicks off Friday
Inaugural O ane's event fees, green fees for 18 holes, night with a Boardwalk Bash,
Inaugural O Manes event proximity contest and more; offering $2 Guinness and
The inaugural O'Kane's $320 for four-person team. Smithwick's Irish ale along
Invitational will be held Sept. The tournament will be a with live Irish entertainment.
18-19 at Amelia River Golf scramble, consisting of four- The shotgun tournament
Club. Shotgun start both days person teams. begins Saturday at 1 p.m. and
at 12:30 p.m. Format is two- Organizers are looking to includes a box lunch, drink
man teams with best ball of local businesses to help raise tickets, prizes and Guinness
two on Saturday and two-man awareness and funds for branded goodies for $85 per
scramble on Sunday. Each Autism Speaks by sponsoring person. The awards ceremo-
player must have a USGA this tournament. All sponsors ny follows at the Falcon's
handicap and partners may will be listed in the registra- Nest. Call 321-5029 or 432-
not have more than a six- tion booklet and have signs 1760.


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SUBMITTED PHOTOS
The Chas Kerlin Carnes Heart Fund Golf Tournament was held Aug. 15 at the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The event was held as a benefit for Carnes, who was
born April 19 with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The first-place team included,
from left, Mike Radclife, Steve Johnson, Alan Elefterion and Thad Johnson.


The second-place team included, from left, Joe Parrish, Mark Cockran, Steve Buzzard
and Jon Walker.


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A mixed bag of striking fish this weekend offshore


TERRY LACOSS/SPECIAL


A lone fisherman tests his surf fishing skills at the foot of Sadler Road.


.* -'r "" arm summer
S ocean water tem-
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1 ue to hold a wide
variety of pelagic game fish at
offshore fish havens, where
baitfish schools are the main
attraction. Surface water tem-
peratures are ranging from
the low to mid 80s while cold-
water thermoclines have been
rare during our summer fish-
ing season.
"Our fishing party recently
enjoyed fast live bait trolling
action at the St. Marys sea
buoy for barracuda and king
mackerel," said Capt. Benny
Hendrix, skipper of the Heavy
Hitter charter fishing boat.
"We first jigged up a livewell
full of cigar minnows and
then began trolling the outer
edges of the baitfish schools.
"We found the best action
coming early in the morning,
just after sunrise. When the
action slowed, we ran out to
WR-2 reef and live baited
kingfish and barracuda. Later
in the day we returned to the
St. Marys sea buoy and found
excellent live bait trolling
once again for kingfish and
barracuda."
Look for a mixed bag of
striking fish action this week-
end at offshore fish havens
while live bait trolling with
live menhaden, cigar min-
nows, mullet, threadfin shad
and. Spanish sardines. A six-
foot Atlantic sailfish strike can
happen anytime during your
day of live bait trolling along
with dolphin, cobia, barracu-
da, Spanish mackerel, amber-
jack and kingfish.
Begin your trolling day
while concentrating on the.
upper water column depths
from the surface to 30 feet
deep. As high noon approach-
es, drop those downrigger
live baits deep to water
depths from 40-60 feet.
Look for continued live
bait trolling action to come
from FA, HH, AH and the
Nassau live bottom fish


havens.
Tides this
weekend will
find a high
tide at 11:11
a.m. Satur-
day and a
low tide at
6:18 p.m. at
the mouth of
ON THE the Amelia
WATER River.
Plenty of
TERRY jack crevalle
weighing to
LACOSS 10 pounds
S are showcas-
ing backcountry fishing
action during the hard run-
ning incoming morning tides.
Cast a topwater plug where
mullet are schooling over
shallow bars, flats and oyster-
bars. Deep river channels are
now holding schools of mullet
where jacks are frequently
raiding the schools.
Redfish will be schooling
right at sunrise during the
low-tide phase on shallow
flats that drain from large
bays in the Amelia River. Drift
a live shrimp under a "pop-
ping" cork. Cut mullet or
ladyfish fished dead on the
bottom is also a deadly sum-
mef- redfish tactic.
Capt. Gerald Wilder
reports a lot of small redfish
measuring from 10-16 inches
are now running in the back-
country waters.
Surf fishing should be best
during the mid day flooding
tide. Sand fleas have been
working best in recent days
for whiting, pompano and the
occasional red drum.

The News-Leader encour-
ages local anglers to submit
photographs of their catches for
publication. E-mail photos to
bjones@fbnews leadercom,
mail them to PO. Box, 766,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035,
or drop them by the office at
511 Ash St. in Fernandina
Beach. Call BethJones at 261-
3696for information.


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Redfish tourney
The Nassau County She-
riff's inaugural Redfish Fish-
ing Tournament will be held
Sept. 25 fi .im a.m. until 7
p.m. at Ii- . P bee Bartels
boat ramp pavilion in Fernan-
dina Beach. Proceeds benefit
the Cops and Kids Program.
This is a catch-and-release
tournament with adult and
youth divisions. Awards go to
the top three winners in each
division for the slam and
biggest fish categories.
Contact Douglas Oliver of
the Nassau County Sheriff's
Office at 225-5174 or Don
Whitman at Leaders & Sink-
ers, 1006 S. 14th St., Fernan-
dina Beach, at 321-2800.

Boatingcourse
The Coast Guard Auxiliary
at Amelia Island will be con-
ducting a six-week boating
program, starting Sept. 7 and
ending Oct. 14.
The classes will be held
every Tuesday and Thursday
from 7-9 p.m. at the Amelia
Island Lighthouse cottage in
Fernandina Beach.
This program is excellent
* for both the beginning boater,
who needs to understand the
fundamentals of boating, and
for the experienced boater,
who may be in need of a
refresher.
The basics of boat han-
dling, weather, navigation,
electronics, use of radios and
rules of the waterways are
some of the subjects that will
be covered.
This class satisfies state
boater education require-
ments for Georgia and
Florida. Effective in 2010,
Florida residents born after
1988 will need to have com-
pleted a safe boating course
in order to operate a boat.
The enrollment fee is $35
and textbook materials will be
provided. For information and
to register, contact June
Darby at (904) 310-6591 or e-
mail at junefaa@comcast.net.
For more information on
boating safety classes, visit
Flotilla 14-1 website,
http://cgaux7-14-1.org.

HuntNassauWMA
If you are looking for a
place to hunt this fall, you still
*have a chance to get a recre-
ational use permit for lthe
Nassau Wildlife Management
Area during the upcoming
hunting season. Nassau
WMA is 13,996 acres near
Callahan in Nassau County.
All users must possess a
Nassau recreational use per-
mit to hunt on this area.
Nassau WMA is a still-
hunt-only area, but hunters
may use bird dogs during the


migratory bird and waterfowl
hunting seasons.
For those willing to pay
$385 to hunt the area, Nassau
WMA provides hunting
opportunities during eight
months of the jyear:
Archery is from Sept. 25
through Oct. 24;
Muzzleloading gun sea-
son runs from Oct. 30
through Nov. 7;
General gun season is
from Nov. 13, 2010, through
Jan. 9, 2011;
Small game is from Jan.
10 through March 6, 2011;
Spring turkey season
runs from March 19 through
April 24, 2011; and
Trapping can be ddne
from Jan. 10 through March
1, 2011.
To apply for a recreational
use permit, go to
MyFWC.com/License and
click on "Recreational Public
Land Use."
Recreational use permits
are designed to provide more
revenue to landowners in the
WMA system. Money set
aside by the FWC to compen-
sate those landowners for
hunting on their lands was
not sufficient to compete with
private hunting leases. Rather
than have WMAs drop out of
the system, the FWC offers
recreational use permits.
Fees collected from these
permits supplement the com-
pensation for private landown-
ers, keeping their lands open
to public hunting.
Except for hunting, permit
holders and their spouses or
dependent children may par-
ticipate in other activities on
designated WMAs. Only per-
mit holders and one depend-
ent child under age 16) may
hunt. If spouses or more than
one dependent child (under
age 16) wish to hunt, they
must purchase a recreational
use permit. Recreational use
permits also include a man-
agement area permit when
hunting public lands not in
the recreational use program.
Recreational use permits
are area-specific and do not
apply to other recreational
use program areas. Once per-
mits are issued, they can be
renewed annually for two
additional years, essentially
making them a three-year
permit. Submit applications
online at https://www2.fl.wild
lifelicense.com/start.php or
take a completed worksheet
to a tax collector's office or
any license agent, and those
venues will submit the appli-
cation. Worksheets are avail-
able online at MyFWC.com/
I hunting (click on "Limited
Entry Hlunts"), at the FWC
regional office in Lake City as
well as tax collectors' offices.


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BARBEUIU1 0(i0l-f
The Great Southern Tailgate
Cook-offwill be held at Main Beach
starting at 3 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Aug. 28. The cook-off will feature 3(
professional teams and 15 backyard
(amateur) teams, each preparing
barbecue entrees as they compete
for prize money.and trophies.
Today the Swinging Medallions.
Jimmy Parrish and
the Ocean Waves
will entertain the
A, V crowd. On
Saturday there will
be regional bands
throughout the day
A free parking shuttle will Qper-
ate today and Saturday from the
Atlantic Elementary School field
and on Satufday from the
Fernandina Beach High School.
Call 277-0717 or visit www.gstail-
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R0WN1W31A fu S[ iU INA
The Amelia Island Museum of
History invites the public to its new
1st Wednesday Brown-Bag
Luncheon Seminars. Beginning
Sept. 1 at noon, the museum will
offer free monthly brown-bag lunch
programs on topics of local history
that are researched and presented
by muse,.m docents. These pro-
grais will c no-urjgc audience par-
ticipation to create a forum-style
presentation where everyone can


~" share and
B Al expand their
knowledge.
Brown Bag The first
Lunch program will
be by Jim
Longacre. dis-
cussing the end of the Golden Age
on Amelia Island. Many believe that
Henry Flagler spelled its end when
he bypassed Fernandina. but that is
just scratching the surface of why
Amelia Island failed to become the
next Manhattan that David Yulee
envisioned. For information, con-
tact Alex at 261-7378. ext. 102.
SOUNDS ON ENTIREE -
Sounds On Centre, presented by
the Historic Fernandina Business
Association, will feature the Instant
Groove on Sept.3. The free com-
munity concerts
take place the first
Friday of each
month from'
March through
October.
Concerts are
held from 6-8 p.m. on Centre Street
between Front and Second streets.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy the
music and join the Fernandina
Pirates as they form an impromptu
conga line. For information contact
Loren Lurn at 321-1605 or loren-
-lumi@p5pro.com.
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The Parsons Family: alto Julie, soprano Kat, tenor Darrell and bass Jon.


Concert a family affair


For the News Leader
When Darrell
Parsons stood
up in his crib at
two years old
and sang "I'm Looking Over a
Four-Leaf Clover," his parents
weren't all that surprised,
since they were both musi-
.cians with a family band
called "Little Nell and the
Melodiers." Parsons went on
to receive degrees in classical
voice from the Music
Academy in Vienna, Austria,
and from Northwestern
University.
While a graduate student
at Northwestern, he met and
subsequently married under-
grad music major Julie Fowle.
Says Julie, "I had heard him
sing and thought he was hot.
stuff! One day I was playing
the guitar in the music school
lounge and Darrell walked


out of his voice lesson. He
asked me to show him a few
things on the guitar, which I
was happy to do. Then he
asked me out on a date to go
to McDonald's for a burger.
He sang to me the song from
Brigadoon,'Come to Me,
Bend to Me,' so sweet and
high and that was it. I was in
love. He ended up being my


voice teacher my last semes-
ter and needless to say, I got
an A!"
Their respective careers
evolved, with Darrell per-
forming with the Vienna State
Opera and Julie becoming a
popular recording artist in the
'70s. Their first child,
MUSIC Continued on 2B


Ticket Information
The Parsons Family will perform in Burns Hall at St.
Peter's Episcopal Church (Ninth and Atlantic) on Sunday,
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SPECIAL EVENTS

A "Fiber Art Celebration"
by local artist Billie McCray
in honor of MaVaynee
Betsch "The Beach Lady"
of American Beach and the
75th Anniversary of
American Beach will be
held Sept. 25 from 5-8 p.m.
at the American Beach
Community Center, 1600
Julia St., American Beach.
McCray makes dolls, purs-
es, wall hangings, baskets,
birds, pincushions, sewing
kits, bears and some furniture
pieces. She doesn't see her-
self as an artist, just a person
who gets her therapy from
fabric and found items.
McCray has shown at
NASA, the Ritz LaVilla
Theatre Museum, Haskell
Gallery at Jacksonville
International Airport,
Jacksonville Women's Center,
craft shows, the Riverside
Fine Art Series, MOCA and
The Curhmer Museum.
For information call (904)
945-2572 or email
nashvillebill@att.net. For com-
munity center information call
Eve Jones at (904) 514-3924.

Registration is now open
for the next Amelia Island
Artists Workshop featuring
Elizabeth St. Hillaire Nelson,

second year
to hold the
popular
"Painting
with Paper"
workshop
Oct. 8-10.
The three-day workshop
will cover hand-painting and
hand-staining papers for col-
lage, materials to use for
ground, glue and varnish, how
to make your collages archival
and of course design, compo-
sition and color, directional rip-
ping and paper choice.
Register by Sept. 10 for a
$25 discount. After that the
fee will be $325. Contact
Mikolean Longacre at 415-
3900 or Sandra Baker-Hinton
at 491-8040 for registration or
information. Visit www.ameli-
aislandartistsworkshop.com to
register and to view Nelson's
work.

Season tickets are now
available for the Amelia
Community Theatre's 30th
season, 2010-11, with an
exciting lineup of entertain-
ment including classic drama,
comedy, mystery and a sen-
sational musical. Come see
"Our Town," "Red Herring,"
"Cabaret," "Moming's At
Seven," 'The Diary of Anne
Frank" and 'The Cocktail
Hour."
Season ticket packages
range from $85 to.$100. For
more information and pur-
chasing tickets, call Amelia
Community Theatre at 261-
6749.
* *
William Maurer resumes
his Watercolor Workshops
beginning today through
Oct. 1 from 10 a.m.-12:30
p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal
Church, Room 204, for six
Friday. Or drop in. Cost is
$210 for six weeks or $40 per
class. All welcome. Call 261-
8276 for information.
o
Amelia Island Plantation
Artists' Guild and Gallery
will host a new opening


show and reception from
5:30-8 p.m. tonight. "Colors
of Summer" will highlight more
than 100 new works of art in a
variety of mediums with local
Artists on site. Wine, soft
drinks and hors d' oeuvres will
be served. This event is free
and open to the public.
Regular gallery hours are
Wednesday through
Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 94
Village Circle at the Plantation
Spa and Shops near Plae
Restaurant on the south end
of the island. Classes and
consignments are available.
Free evening programs begin
in the fall. For more informa-
tion, call 432-1750.

Slider's Restaurant in
Fernandina Beach will host
a "Drink Pink" Relay for Life
fundraiser Aug. 28 from 5-
10 p.m. Enjoy a special crink
menu, live music and a 50/50
drawing. This event is free
and open to the public. The
Sun Gallery will be on site and
$20 from the sale of each pair
of Oakley sunglasses will go
to Relay. Luminaries in mem-
ory of or in honor of those with
cancer will be sold and infor-
mation about the Fernandina
Beach-Yulee Relay event Oct.:
2-3 will be available.
'* *
Savannah Grand
Assisted Living will host
Tacky Tourist Day Aug. 30.
Dress in your tackiest clothes
and enjoy camival games,
prizes, food arid fun. Games
begin at 4 p.m. Dinner buffet
is at 5 p.m. BYOD (Build Your
Own Dog). Guests are wel-
come for $5 per person.
Seating is limited. Please
RSVP to 321-0898 by today.
* *
Classic Ballroom
Dancing will offer adult ball-
room dance classes begin-
ning Sept. 1 and meeting
each Wednesday from 6:30-
. 7:30 p.m. for five weeks at the
Peck Center auditorium. Cost
is $100 per a couple and $50
for singles. Learn to dance the
foxtrot, waltz, tango, swing,
salsa and rumba. For informa-
tion and registration call Felix
Soils at 707-6762.

A kick-off celebration of
Peaceful Playgrounds at
Yulee PrimaYy School,
86426 Goodbread Road,
Yulee, will be held Sept. 3
from 1:45-4 p.m. Enjoy
prizes, snacks, win raffle give-
aways andvisit with the
Chick-fil-A
Cow.
Giveaways
include:
one night
stay at
Elizabeth
Point
.Lodge,
Murray's
Grille gift
certificates,
Flowers by Shirley, free dance
lessons by Lisa Allen Dance
Studio, free month at Club 14
Fitness/free trainer and health
assessment, and more.
Peaceful Playgrounds has
been made possible by a
grant from the Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation and
Nassau County Health
Department, Healthy
Communities Healthy People
with support from local busi-
nesses, organizations and
volunteers.
For information contact


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MUSIC NOTES


Singer wanted
interested in becoming a member of the
Island Chamber Singers? The 2010-11 sea-
son is about to start and it is recruiting addi-
tonal singers
The fall program includes Britten's "A
Ceremony of Carols" paired with Conrad
Susa's "Carols and Lullabies of the
Southwest." Singers will be accompanied by
harp, manmba and guitar The Apl 2011 con-
cert will be tiled "Pairs and Spares" and will
feature a series of settings of the same texts
by drtlerent composers in different periods of
music. Both concerts will be held at the
Amelia Plantation Chapel All voice parts are
welcome, but tenors are especially deeded.
For more information call Jane Lindberg at
225-0575 or email
lanelindberg@bellsouth.net. Through Sept. 6,
e-mail Mack Sisson at
sissonsamelia@aol.com.
Jazz in the Park
"Jazz in the Park" presented by the
American Beach Property Owners'
Association will be held from 5-8 p.m Aug. 28
at Bumey Park featuring a variety of local jazz
musicians. This will be the last of a series of
summer concerts In the park. Bring your
chairs, relax and enjoy food and music by the
sea. Donations to the association for historic
projects are appreciated.
SunSplash Finale
Amelia Island SunSplash, a free reggae
music concert series presented by Amelia
Island businesses, will host its grand finale
Sept. 4 on the beach at the Sadler Road
beach access.
The lineup includes the Resolvers with live
reggae music from 1 -7 p.m. along with a
swimwear fashion show and activities like
beach volleyball, ping-pong and sand castle
contests and events promoting environmental
awareness
For more information visit
www.aiSunSplash.com or e-mail
aiSunSplash@gmail.com
DogstarTavern
Dogstar Tavem, 10 N. Second St fea-
tures the Nouveaux Honkies Aug. 28 and
Phat n' Jazzy with DJ BMF each Thursday.
Call 277-8010 or visit their Facebook page.
Falcon's Nest
The Falcon's Nest, 6800 First Coast Hwy.
features DJ and dancing 10 p.m. to dose
daily Call 491-4242.
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
Indigo Alley
Ricardo Valdivieso is offering Latin
American Songbook Guitar and Cajon (box)
workshops at Indigo Alley. 316 Centre St.
Cajon classes arq from 6:45-7:45 p m.


Jen Nicholson at 548-1853.
* *
Captain Magic's Floating
House Party, an evening of
music and magic featuring
Andrew "Captain Magic"
Yellen and Ruthellen "Dr.
Cha Cha Cha" Mulberg will
be presented at Fernandina
Little Theatre, 1014 Beech
St. over Labor Day week-
end. Backed up by the Boys
of the Band (Jon Yellen, key-
boards; Andrew Yellen, Jr.,
drums; and Vance Peeples,
bass), the show will highlight
favorite standards and tunes,
along with baffling mental
telepathy. Performances are
Sept. 3, 4 and 5 at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $12 and available
at The UPS Store in the
Publix shopping center. For
information call 277-2202.
Visit www.ameliafft.org.

Amelia Community
Theatre will hold auditions
at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7 and 8
for the comedy "Red
Herring" at 209 Cedar St.
(the small theater). Three men
and three women between
the ages of 20 and 65 are
needed for the cast of this
farce written by Michael
Hollinger. Five of the charac-
ters will play multiple roles
during the show. Rehearsals
begin in late September and
performances are Nov. 18-
Dec. 4 in the new theater. For
more information or to check
gut a script, call the theater at
261-6749..
* *
The Amelia Island-
Fernandina Restoration
Foundation presents
Revitalizing Cities: The
Dollars and Sense of
Preserving a Community's
Historic Character at 7 p.m.
Sept. 9 at Bums Hall, St.
Peter's Episcopal Church.
The event features Ed
McMahon, senior resident fel-


MUSIC Continued from 1B
Katherine ("Kat"), was born
in 1977 and she, too, started
singing at an early age. Jon
was next, and when his voice
lowered enough to sing bass,
the family could sing together
as a quartet with tenor
Darrell, alto Julie and soprano
Kat.
Now living on opposite
coasts Oulie and Darrell in
Maryland, Kat and Jon in Los
Angeles), they are all still


Monday. Intermediate classes are 8-9 p.m
Beginning guitar classes are 7-8 p m.
Wednesday. Call 310-6147.
Frankie's Jazz Jam is every Tuesday for
jazz musicians of all abilities in a laid-
back and relaxed atmosphere. Call (904)
302-6086 or find "Frankle's Jazz Jam" on
Facebook.
OXanes music
O'Kanes Irish Pub and Eatery, 318 Centre
St., presents trivia each Monday from 7-9
p.m, Andy Voll each Wednesday from 8-11
p.m the Turner London Band Thursday from
8:30 p.m.-midnight and Friday and Saturday
from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Happy hour each
day from 3-7 p.m., with different drink and
food specials until closing Call 261-1000
Visit www.okanes com.
Palace Saloon
Enjoy live Reggae with the band Pill Pill
each Monday at the Palace Saloon on Centre
Street, and Billy Buchanan each Tuesday
with his acoustic brand of indie rock. Catch
Movie Tuesdays at Sheffield's with films in
high definition on the big screen, free pop-
cor, free admission and drink specials.
Sheffield's also hosts social dancing, with
complimentary lessons starting at 7 p m. and
dancing at 8 p.m. Contact bill@thepalacesa-
loon corn or call 491-3332.
Sliders Seaside Gill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 South Fletcher
Ave., features The Macy's from 7-11 p.m. in
the lounge and Hupp from 1-5 p.m. and
Cason from 6-10 p.m. In the tiki bar Aug 28;
Billy Buchanan In the tiki bar 6-10 p.m. Aug.
30; Pili Pill from 6-10 p m. in the tiki bar Aug
31; and The Macy's from 6-11 p m. in the
lounge and Hupp from 6-10 p.m. in the tiki
bar Sept. 3. Call 277-6652.. Vsit
www SlidersSeaside.com.

Suiflineup
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave., presents Reggie Lee tonight;
Andy Haney 1-5 p.m. and Gary Lee 6-10 p.m.
Aug 28; Gary Keniston 1-5 p.m. and Gary
Lee 6-10.p.m. Aug. 29: Andy Haney Aug. 30;
and'Scott Thibodeau Aug. 31. Call 261-5711.
Guitaristat local venues
Dan Voll, one of the most versatile and
accomplished guitarists in the greater
Chicago area, will be a regular performer at
The Green Turtle, Indigo Alley and O'Kane's
Irish Pub and Eatery throughout the summer.
Voll plays Fndays at The Green Turtle on
South Third Street from 6-10:30 p.m.;
Saturday at Indigo Alley from 8-11 p.m.; and
Wednesday at O'Kane's from 7:30-11:30
p.m. No cover charge. For information e-mail
islandsongwrtter@gmall.com.
Voll also is available for private guitar les-
sons, beginner to advanced, including jazz,
blues and rock, at Indigo Alley, 316 Centre
St., on Monday, Tuesday and.Thursday after-
noons Call (904) 624-3429


low, Urban Land
Institute/Charles Frasier Chair
on Sustainable Development.
McMahon is an attorney, com-
munity planner, lecturer,
author and expert on the top-
ics of sustainable develop-
ment, land conservation,
urban design and historic
preservation. The event is
free and open to the public.

The Island Art Association
presents Creative
Bookbinding with Eliza
Holliday from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. on Sept. 11 at 18 N.
Second St.
Make your own decorated
paper for the covers and learn
to make a blank sketchbook
for all your journal sketches
and impressions. All materials
are provided; you will be
learning binding techniques
by making several smaller
book forms, and end the day
with a completed Japanese-
style journal.
Cost is.$50 plus a $15
materials fee (all materials
plus handouts). Pre-registra-
tion required. For information,
aall Holliday at 556-2517 (cell)
or 277-4834 (studio).

The FBHS Class of 1985
25-year class reunion will
be held it Slider's Seaside
Grill from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 11.
Cost is $45 per person. Mail,
checks to: FBHS Class of '85,
P.O. Box 15184, Femandina
*Beach, FL 32035. Other activ-
ities are planned for the week-
end. Call Arlene Rowland
Scott at 753-8774 or go to the
FBHSclassof85 page on
FaceBook for more details.
No formal invitations are
being distributed so please
spread the word.
* *
Women of Power, a sub-
sidiary of Laverne Mitchell
Ministries Inc., presents
"It's All About Purpose," a


active on the music scene.
Darrell performs with The
Brothers Flanagan ("barber-
shop voices with a blarney
attitude"), Julie performs with
the jazz group Cheek to
Cheek, Jon is a singer/song-
writer and Kat an award-win-
ning recording artist who has
toured extensively in Asia,
Europe and the U.S.
The Parsons family finds
common ground at Amelia
Island, where Julie's parents,
George and Bobbi Fowle,


free empowerment seminar
for women on Sept. 11 from
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Maxwell
Hall at Sixth and Alachua
streets, directly behind United
Memorial Methodist on Centre
Street. Enjoy a"girls'day out"
with a purpose. To RSVP or
for information, contact
Valerie Baker at (904) 635-
8798 or womenofpowerl @
gmail.com.
* *
Vendor tables are avail-
able for the Women of
Power fall seminar on Sept.
11 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:30
p.m. at Maxwell Hall at Sixth
and Alachua streets. Have fun
as you showcase your busi-
ness or products. Limited
tables available at a nominal
fee. For details contact Valerie
Baker at (904) 635-8789 or
womenofpowerl @gmail.com.

The North Hampton
Fashion Show sponsored
by Patchington Ladies
Boutique and the Book
Ladies of North Hampton
will be held at the Golf Club
at North Hampton
(Morgan's Grille) on Sept.
15 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Win
door prizes, mingle with local
authors, and have coffee and
Danish with friends. Tickets
are $15 and space is limited.
For reservations call Judy
Stroup at 225-1974. Tickets
are non-refundable. Proceeds
will benefit the Amelia Island
Book Festival.
*
Sandcastle Retreats is
hosting its Fall Retreat In
Fernandlna Beach Sept. 17-
19. Quilters and sewers alike
will enjoy spending time with
Darlene Zimmerman, author,
fabric designer of the
Clothesline Club and national-
ly renowned quilting teacher.
The weekend retreat includes
learning her EZ ruler tech-
niques and quick quilting


moved a number of years ago.
When George (who also
played guitar) passed away
last year, the family chose to
honor and remember him at a
memorial service by doing
what he loved so well and
what they do best playing
guitar and singing.
Since Bobbi had already
introduced her granddaughter
Kat to Mark and Donna Paz
Kaufman, hosts of the popular
concert series "An Evening of
Story & Song," the Kaufmans


methods from her many years
in the business.
Register by calling Laurie
Maim at (912) 656-5540 or
mailing laurie@popsbind-
ings.com.
* *
All former students of
Yulee High School (1939-
1965) are invited to attend a
reunion at Yulee High
School on Miner Road Sept.
18. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
A barbecue dinner will be
served. Entertainment will be
by Clayton Claxton and his
band. Cost is $20 per person.
Tickets are available at
Southeastern Bank in Yulee
or by mail send check to
Joyce Peacock, 85027 Harts
Lane, Yulee, FL 32097,
payable to YHS.Reunion. For
information contact Peacock
at yhsreunion2008@ bell-
south.net or 225-5501.
Deadline is Sept. 10.
* *
The Amelia Island Book
Festival is hosting two
fundraising events at The
Golf Club of Amelia Sept.
24. The second annual Tee-
Off for Books golf tourna-
ment will start at 8:30 a.m.,
while the Fall Fashion Show
and Coffee will begin at 10
a.m. Silent auctions with
exclusive collections provided
by Art A La Carte International
will be held for both the fash-
ion show and tournament. All
of these events are to raise
money for the Amelia Island
Book Festival in February.
-The Fall Fashion Show
and Coffee will feature the lat-
est fashions by Chico's mod-
eled by local and regional
authors as well as friends of
the festival. Tickets are $15
and can be purchased in
advance'or at the door. All
proceeds benefit the free
Children's Chapter.
Tee-Off for Books will be a
handicap scramble with a
shotgun start at 9 a.m., with
registration beginning at 8:30
a.m. Golfers of all abilities
welcome. There will be
awards and numerous door
prizes. Fee is $95 and four-
somes are welcome to sign
up as a team. For information
visit ameliaislandbookfesti-
val.com.

Women in Nassau help-'
ing Women in Need (WIN
WIN) announces its fourth
annual Fashion Show Oct. 3
benefiting Gerri's Corner.
. modelss who are cancer sur-
'i~i~s Will walk the stage of
the new Amelia Community
Theatre, showing off fashions
from local boutiques.
Needed are restaurants to
donate food and businesses
to donate gifts or gift certifi-
cates for a silent auction, as
well as clothing stores to outfit
models. Contact Jessica
Miller at 753-1715 or Diane
LaPatra at 548-9750.
Proceeds will benefit
Gerri's Comer, a non-profit
resource center for Nassau
County women facing cancer,
located in a room at Maxwell
Hall, donated for this use by
Memorial United Methodist
Church on North Sixth Street
in Femandina Beach. For
information call 277-0099.

The Council on Aging is
sponsoring a Fall
Celebration fundraiser Oct.
10 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at
Walker's Landing at the
Amelia Island Plantation
featuring cocktails, dinner,
dancing, entertainment and
live and silent auctions.
Tickets are $75 and will be on
sale at the Amelia Island
Plantation Ocean Club, the
Chamber of Commerce, the
Amelia Island Tourist
Development Office and UPS
next to Publix. Contact
Jessica Styers at 491-6011.
* *
The public is invited to
play bingo every Thursday
night at American Legion
Post 54, 626 S. Third St.,
Fernandina Beach. The
doors open at 6 p.m. and
Early Bird Games start at 6:10
p.m., with regular play begin-
ning promptly at 6:30 p.m.
The bingo session consists of
nine games for $15, with mul-
tiple jackpots being paid out.
Refreshments are available.
For questions e-mail
post54bingo@yahoo.com.
All proceeds from the
bingo games go back into
programs sponsored by the
American Legion.


have invited the Parsons fami-
ly to return to Amelia Island
to perform together once
again on Sunday, Sept. 5 in
Burns Hall at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church.
With such deep musical
roots and an extensive reper-
toire of original songs, jazz
standards, operatic classics,
country gospel and folk
music, the family might wind
up stealing each other's parts,
but they'll have fun all the
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Herein is subject to the Federal
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discrimination based on race,
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familial status or national origin,
or ~ie intention to make any such
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informed that all dwellings
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201 Help Wanted
MUSIC DIRECTOR for growing
Presbyterian congregation n Yulee. Will
serve as pianist and choir director. For
full details, job description or more
information, forward request to (904)
432-8118, or e-mail ProvidenceYulee@
comcast.net immediately. Applications
accepted until 5pm, Sept. 6, 2010.


201 Help Wanted I I 201 Help Wanted II


LOCAL COMPANY looking for outside
salesperson with experience selling
advertising. Successful candidates
should have college degree or equivalent
and work experience selling advertising.
We provide salary plus commission,
compensation and provide full benefits:
Health, Life & Disability insurance. Send
resume to: H. R. Director, P. 0. Box
766A, Femandina Beach, FL 32035.
DRIVERS Flatbed CDL/A $2000 sign
on bonus. New trucks arriving! 6 mos
exp req'd. Lease purchase available.
No felonies. Homady Transportation
(800)441-4271 x FL-100. ANF
DRIVERS Food tanker drivers
needed. OTR positions avail now. CDL-
A w/ tanker req'd. Outstanding pay &
benefits.' Teams welcome. Call
(877)484-3042,
www.oakleytransport.com. ANF
A FULL TIME, experienced Medical
Assistant is needed. Must be able to
work in a fast paced environment and
have excellent communication skills.
Please submit resume to fax # 912-
729-3455.
HAIR STYLISTS NEEDED for
Altered Image Hair Studio. Booth
rental or commission. Call (904)432-
8374 for Interview.

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CABLE TECHNICIANS wanted in the
St. Marys, Yulee and Brunswick areas.
Must pass a background check and
drug screen and have a valid drivers
license. Call 877-393-6356.
PAYROLL CLERK 2-5 years
experience in a payroll function.
Requires H.S. diploma, college
preferred. Must be able to work in a
fast paced, deadline driven
environment. Excellent verbal and
written communication and computer
skills imperative. Experience with ADP
a plus. Email resume to:
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'DRIVER Weekly home time. Average
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teams. Local orientation. Daily or
weekly pay. 98% no-touch. CDL-A, 6
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be at least 21 years old, have a valid
Georgia driver's license, pass a DOT
physical and be able to lift 50 Ibs.
Please send resume to P.O. Box 766-G,
Femandlna Beach, FL 32035. No phone
calls please.


BOOKKEEPER NEEDED PART-TIME -
for small real estate company to do
monthly books. Must know QuickBooks
& Excel. Send resume to P. 0. Box
766-P, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035.
LOOKING FOR experienced Cashiers
and a Line Cook with restaurant
background. A new location in
Femandina Beach area, send resume
to: generalmarket@comcast.net
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$85,000+
That is the income of the majority
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Our top agents earned well into six
figures If you are a top producer &
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upper elem teacher. Bach degree req'd.
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321-2137
DRIVERS CDL-A drivers. No
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Peters Episcopal Church. Full time,
benefits; extensive computer and
organization skills, people skills,
knowledge of church operations
helpful, honest, friendly, team player.
Send resume' to
gyoung@stpetersparlsh.org
DRIVER Great miles. No touch
freight. No forced NE/NYC. 6 mos OTR
exp. No felony/DUI last 5 yrs. Solos
wanted. New team pay pkgs. (877)
740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com. ANF

204 Work Wanted
MASTER ELECTRICIAN 45 yrs
experience. Low prices, work
guaranteed. Small j6bs welcomed.
10% discount with ad. Call Tom
(904)491-9992.
HANDYMAN AND LAWNCARE Free
estimate. (904)321-7799
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CONCRETE PATIOS & SIDEWALKS -
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204 Work Wanted


DO YOU NEED HELP with your
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Bunny 904-321-2628.
HI, MY NAME is Claudette and I am
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Large Appliances picked up? Same
Day/Next Day Pick-Ups. Call (904)
415-9614.

206 Child Care
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M-F, 7am-5:30pm. $8Q per week for
full time. Part-time & after school
available. Call Pam (904)557-3182.
WANTED! 1 toddler (1-1/2 to 3 yrs).
State licensed, Christian, home-cooked
meals. Learn to read & write by 4.
$100/week. Call (904)277-1848.

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Instruction
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qualified Housing avail. Aviation
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306 Lessons/Classes
GUITAR INSTRUCTOR Professional
musician available for classes. Positive
environment. Reasonable rates. John
Kaminski (904)415-6555.
PRIVATE GUITAR INSTRUCTION -
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electric, fingerstyle. Banjo instruction
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601 Garage Sales


601 Garage Sales
2-FAMILY YARD SALE Sat. 8/28,
8am-12pm. 96608 Cayman Cir.,
Nassau Lakes. Office chairs, recliner,
toddler clothes, toys, bikes, Ab lounge,
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new paint, new landscaping. home this one is priced beach cottage near Main 4/3 gol and lakefront North
wood floors, fireplace. Great righ! Original hardwood Beacharea. Includesaddtl50- Hampion home on .86acre
open floor plan and close to laors remodeled kitchen, foot lotbehindhome. Home s lot has a 3-car garage. wood
beach, large covered deck. fenced
beach. yard. all appliances fully furnished. floors, new carpet& paint.
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DOWUNG DRIVE AMELIA CIRCLE PIRATES BAY DRIVE NASSAU LAKES CIRCLE
From the fabulous foyer to the This home needsTLC.butyou What a great price on this Well-maintained 3/2 shows
view of the pond. this Lance- can't beat the north Amelia Amelia Island 3/2 in a nice pride of ownership through-
ford home Is loaded with all Island LOCATION! Great buy quiet neighborhood olfSadler outl Upgraded lighting many
the most popular upgrades! for an investor or handyman. Road w/no thru traffic. Close plants & trees. Epoxy coated
Great location, nice area. Make an offer! to beach garage floor. flex space.
#528385335.000 #52909 $179.000 #530235210.000 #52778 $189.900


HARBOUR COURT
Fabulous 2-story home in-
Village of Marsh Lakes. Pris-
tine inside and out! Down-
stairs master suite, screened
porch, 3-sided gas fireplace.
#52759$279.000


BURMEISTER ROAD ARRIGO BOULEVARD REMSENBERG DRIVE
This house and land are Beachway of Nassau Lakes This 4/3 two-stoiy overlooks
remarkable! Two separate lots. home has a large kitchen, solid 4th fairway. Lois of living
2 wells, completely fenced surface countertops. fireplace, space, large rooms. Gas hot
with electronic gate. 520K In surround sound wiring. two water heater. new refrigerator
recent upgrades. no HOA walk-in closets in MB rasntr
#52751 $197.500 #52718 $189.000 #52717 5299.500


AMELIA
-. .- Beech Street 179,000
HIGHLAND DRIVE Calhoun Street $49,500
Beautiful brick home in out Countess of Egmont $167,500
standing Amelia island neigh-
borhood. Remodeled kitchen. First Avenue $249,000
wood & tile floors. lots ofstor-
age. great lot!
53048 $364.500 OFF-I


0p a: Cayman Circle $37,000
Edwards Road $45,000/$65,000
' ^ fi~~Ri IEquestrian Way $45:900
Freeman Rd. $69,000
Hardy Allen $230,000
WATERFRONT ESTATE High Pointe $89,900/$99,900
Spacious 2-story concrete
block home overlooking Little Piney island $150,000
beautiful Lanceford Creek: Napeague Drive $110,000
Huge old oak trees on almost N. Hampton Club Way $249,00
an acre.
REDUCEDI #47715 374.500


ESTATE SALE Pirates Woods
Subdivision at 97600 Pirates Point Rd,
Yulee, Thurs, Fri & Sat, Aug 26th, 27th,
and 28th, 9:00am 4:00pm, rain or
shine. Please be careful parking,
please do not block driveways or park
in yards as many homes have sprinkler
systems. Full size bed set, farm style
table & 6 chairs, trunk, coffee & end
tables, twin & full size beds, curio,
Srecliner, desks, wicker and rattan
chairs, rattan* blanket chest, oak
sideboard, vintage oak child's high
chair, drum table, leather top table,
small tables, nautical fog horn, key
wound ship clock table, china,
glassware, silver plate pcs, vintage
oil/hurricane lamps, wooden ducks, bar
stools, 2 sm rattan table sets, dressers,
lamps, love seat sleeper, 4 TV's, kitchen
items, tools such as table saw,
hardware, tile cutters, ladders,
mounted fish, men's clothing, lots of
misc. For more info, photos & map go
to www.FindersKeepersEstateSales.com
Sale done by Mary Ann Pihlblad Dba
Finders Keepers


601 Garage Sales

SAT. 8/28, 8AM-1PM 1710 Park
Ave. Vintage furniture & lots of
household items.
MOVING SALE/OPEN HOUSE 201
N. 15th St., Sat. 8/25, 9am-lpm.
Breakfast nook, 2 computer desks,
china cabinet, entertainment center, LR
suite, plus more.
YARD SALE Frl. 8/27, 8am-3pmr &
Sat. 8/28, 8am-12pm. 1410 Cashen
Dr. (off S. 14th St.). Baby & toddler
girls clothing, toys, high chair & other
essentials, household items, & adult
clothing.
LARGE GARAGE SALE Antiques,
collectibles, furniture, etc. 505 5. 9th
St. Fri. & Sat., 9am-lpm.

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September 6th. The deadline
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the Wednesday, September
8th edition will be Friday,
September 3rd at 5pm.


601 Garage Sales
MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE
Page Hill Subd., 861216 Worthington
Dr Sat. 8am-? Small appliances,
dishes, clothes, etc. Large armoire
$200.
2104 CANTERBURY LN. Fri. 8/27 &
Sat. 8/28, 8am-? Commercial roll
away bed, cement pavers 25c/each,
books, Christmas items, men's
clothing, phones, CD's, VCR's, golf
items, pictures.
3-FAMILY GARAGE/YARD SALE -
(Nassau Lakes) 96119 Long Island PI.
Fri. 8/27 & Sat. 8/28, 9am-??? Lots of
stuff, priced to sell.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 8/28, 8am. The
Parkway, one block south of the Ritz.
GENTLY USED LITTLE GIRL'S
CLOTHING SALE Sizes 18/24 mos.
to 5/6. Carters, Gymboree, some
Bailey Boys. Fri. 8/27 & Sat. 8/28,
9am-2pm. 201 Rowan Oak PI. (River
Oaks subd., near Bailey Rd.,


602 Articles for Sale
1974 AEOLINE PLAYER PIANO -
with 100+ rolls, working condition,
$750. FLOWTRON LEAF EATER -
Purchased new 4 mos. ago, $50. Call
(904)261-6046.
FULL REGULATION SIZE Slate Top
Pool Table Overall size 9' 5-1/2"x 5'
3", cushion to cushion 8' 4-1/2" x 4' 2-
1/2" w/all accessories. $600. 261-5934
LEATHER ELECTRIC LIFT CHAIR -
Green. Original price $700. Asking
$500. Only used 3 months. Call (904)
261-5716.
COMPLETE MEN'S STARTER DIVE
GEAR Fins, boots (sz 10), mask &
belt w/weights. Like new, used once.
Pd $300 new, asking $100 for all. 904-
335-7915.


609 Appliances
REFRIGERATOR 36" Amana side-by-
side, almond, with ice maker/water.
Call (904) 806-3297.


610 Air Conditioners
/Heating
HEAT/COOL Window units & ice
machines, used all sizes w/warr.
Repairs to central & window AC's,
refrigerators & freezers. Kish's
(904)225-9717.


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Prices starting at $675.- per month
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611 Home Furnishings
CHERRY BEDROOM SET Solid wood,
never used, brand new in factory
boxes. English Dovetail. Original cost
$4500. Sell for $895. Can deliver. Call
Tom (813)600-3653. ANF
DOWN-SIZING Living & dining room
w/hutch, cherry bedroom, kitchen set,
patio furniture, elliptical & gym
equipment, office furniture, & so much
more. Call Sharon at (904)704-3533.
LEATHER LIVING ROOM SET in
original plastic, never used. Orig. price
$3,000. Sacrifice $975. Can deliver.
Call Bill (407)574-4955. ANF


617 Machinery
Tools & Equip.
NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS
LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34"
diameter, mills boards .28" wide.
Automated quick-cycle-sawing
increases efficiency up to 40%.
www.NorwoodSawmllls.com/300N.
(800)661-7746 ext 300N. ANF


618 Auctions
ART AUCTION to benefit Children's
Charity. No buyer's premium & several
artworks with no reserve! Chagall,
Picasso, Dali, Miro, Max, Neiman,
Tarkay, Maimon, Pino, Agam & more.
Free food/drinks & raffle prizes.
Baterbys Art.Auction Gallery-Orlando,
Sat. 8/28, 5pm Preview, 6pm Auction.
9101 International Dr., Unit 1008,
Orlando, FL 32819. RSVP at
www.baterbys.com, email:
summerauction@baterbys.com,
(866)537-1004. AB#2746 AU#3750.
ANF


624 Wanted To Buy
.I BUY JUNK CARS, HEAVY
EQUIPMENT, MACHINERY, & BIG
TRUCKS & TRACTORS FOR SCRAP -
CASH PAID. (904)879-1190 / 705-
8628


Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
Lasserre, Realtor.


808 Off Island/Yulee
FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION -
1400+ FL homes. Auction: 9/18. Open
House: 9/,4, 11 & 12. REDC. View full
listings www.Auction.com. RE Broker
CQ1031187. ANF


809 Lots
OLD TOWN LOTS Expansive water
views across the plaza. $199K/$149K.
$325K/both. Call (904)583-4134.


810 Farms & Acreage
3 ACRES on Roses Bluff. Mostly
cleared with some mature oaks.
$135,000. Call Bill at 753-0642.


817 Other Areas
BUY MOUNTAIN LAND Now lowest
prices ever! N.C. Bryson City 2.5 acres,
spectacular views, paved road. high
altitude. Easily accessible, secluded.
$45,000. Owner financing. (800)810-
1590, www.wildcatknob.com. ANF


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802 Mobile Homes
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804 Amelia Island Homes

FSBO with owner finance. Rent-2-
Owvn adorable 3/2 close to beach &
downtown. Call Terri (904)261-4743. -
ONE OR BOTH Oceanfront condos
w/breathtaking views on private prop.
Separate deeds same owner, permitted
for vacation rental, remodeled 07/10.
2br/2.5 ba. Each $520,000. per unit.
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- I will furnish, stage & rent for a
reduced rate while your agent
continues to show the property.
(904)703-5379


805 Beaches
OCEANFRONT PROPERTY
Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.


806 Waterfront

Unbelievable
Coastal Bargain!
Only $34,900
W / FREE Boat Slip
Adjoining lot sold for $99,900!
Spectacular wooded building lot in
premier gated waterfront community
w/direct access to Atlantic Ocean! All
amenities complete! Paved roads,
underground utilities, club house, pool.
Excellent financing. Call Now 877-888-
1415, x 2625.


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817 Other Areas

BANK FORCED BID/OFFER SALE -
Smoky Mtn. lake property, TN. Pick
your lot, then submit your offer. Gated
w/amenities. Hurry, register now, first
75 only. (877)644-4647 x302. ANF
Unbelievable Coastal Bargain Orily
$34,900 w/free boat slip. Adjoining lot
sold for $99,900. Beautifully wooded
bldg lot In premier gated waterfront
comm. Enjoy direct access to Atlantic.
All amenities complete. Paved roads,
underground utils, clubhouse, pool. Exc
financing. (877)888-1415 x2627. ANF
NC MOUNTAINS Brand new! Mtn
top tract reduced to $29,500! Private,
near Boone area. Bank financing.
Owner must sell. (866)789-8535. ANF






851 Roommate Wanted

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM Prefer
older gentleman on SS or retired vet or
disabled vet. Call Glenn for details
(904)548-9707 or (904)677-3724.
ROOMMATE OR ADDITIONAL
ROOMMATE WANTED in 3BR/2BA
house. $100 $150 per week. All
utilities included. 491-1521

852 Mobile Homes

3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on one
acre. $800/mo. + $700 deposit. (904)
753-2155 or 753-2156
On Island Eff apt at beach, inc utils/
cable, $125 wk/$500 mo + dep. Also
1-2-3 SWMH starting $550/mo + dep,
wkly & utils avail. 261-5034
2BR/1BA MOBILE HOME in Yulee.
Available 9/1. No smoking. Small pet
OK. $600/mo. + $600 deposit. (904)
583-7326
1BR/1BA W/OFFICE on acre in
Nassauville. $550/mo. + $550 dep.
Central A/C & W/D. Refs req'd. (904)
430-0528


STATIONERY RV FOR RENT Weekly
& monthly rates. (904)225-5577


854 Rooms
2BR/2BA FP, screened porch,
vaulted ceiling, garden tub, walk-in
closets, W/D & water inc. Amelia
Lakes, gated. $900/mo. (904)206-
2313


855 Apartments
Furnished

BEAUTIFUL, FULLY FURNISHED-
2BR/2BA apt. in historic downtown
Fern. Bch. For rent. Avail. Immed.
Utilities Included. 491-1774


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

LARGE 1000SF 1BR APT. Private
backyard. $800/mo. Includes utilities.
324 5. 9th St. 310-6502
For Rent 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
CH&A, stove, refrig., carpet. $750/mo.
Deposit required. 828 Nottingham Dr.
Call (904)261-3035.
2BR/1BA ocean view, large balcony
with sun deck, garage. $850/mo.
Includes some,utilities. (904)215-9935
2BR/2BA Luxury Condo Screened
patio, vaulted ceilings, FP, gated,
community fitness center, pool, 16 acre
lake. $850/mo. Call Philip, 753-0701
Affordable Living We are accepting
applications for our..,& 2 bedroom
units. Rent based on income. Apply at
Post Oak Apts., 996 Citrona Dr.,
Femandina Beach; (904)277-7817.
Handicap Accessible units available.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

AFFORDABLE LIVING We are
accepting applications for our 1 & 2
bedroom units. Rent based on income.
Apply at Sandridge Apts., 2021 Jasmine
St., Femandina Beach; (904)277-8722.
Handicap Accessible units available.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.

857 Condos-Furnishe
BEACH CONDO 1BR Oceanfront S.
Fletcher. Walkover, pool, covered
parking. $1495/mo. + elec. & cable.
Short or extended rental. (904)261-
3035
OCEANFRONT 2BR/2BA Furnished.
Sand Dollar Villa. $1500/mo. Call Paul
at (904)753-0256.
2BR/2BA BEACH CONDO 5.
Fletcher Ave. L/T rental Sept. 2010 -
Mar. 2011. Fully furnished, W/D.
$1350/mo. + utilities. (904)491-6017
631 TARPON AVE. 2BR/2BA flat.
Pool, tennis, 2 blocks from beach.
$875. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
(904)277-0006
3BR/2BA CONDO Furnished or
unfurnished. Pool, balcony w/ocean
view, rear fenced courtyard. Must see
to appreciate. (912)389-5796
Beautifully Furnished AIP Condo -
2BR/2.5BA, pool, W/D. No smoking.
Sec. dep. + utilities. $1200/mo. 1 year
lease. (910)695-9935
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION -
2BR/2BA fabulous villas. $1200/mo., 6
month lease, + utilities. $1400/mo.,
up to 4 months, + utilities. Unique
Realty & Rentals (904)261-3900.
2BR/2BA FURNISHED APT. $950/
mo., includes utilities. $500 deposit
required. Service animals allowed.
(904) 310-6493
1BR FULLY FURNISHED Amelia
Island Plantation. Utilities included. No
smoking. $1100/mo. Contact Terri at
(904)261-4743.


3BR/2.5BA BRAND NEW DELUXE
CONDO Gated community with pool.
$1100/mo. One year lease. Owner
(904)477-9702.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Just
remodeled 2BR/2.5BA. $1500/mo. plus
utilities. $250 Dep. 904-321-4366 or
904-557-8220
2BR/2BA AMELIA LAKES deluxe
condo, downstairs, new carpet, paint,
appliances, tile, in gated community.
$875/mo. (904)415-1165
"RENT/RTO 2BR/1.5BA condo avail.
1.5 blks from beach. Completely
remodeled. New appl's, pool &
amenities included. $900/mo. 912-
269-3960


858 Condos-Unfurnished

AMELIA LAKES- 2/2. $900/mo. Call
Don Brown Realty (904)225-5510
or 571-7177.
FOREST RIDGE 3BR/2BA, ground
unit, appliances, including W/D, pool,
tennis. 1 yr lease. No smoking. $945/
mo. + deposit. Reference check. Call
(904)759-1105.
LUXURY 3BR/2.5BA 1700sf 2-story
townhouse, attached garage, one mile
to beach, centrally located, pets nego.
$1200/mo. (904)294-1587
96146 STONEY CREEK PKWY.
3BR/2.5BA, 2 story. 1650 sf. Behind
Super Walmart. $1195. Nick Deonas
Realty, Inc. 277-0006
CAPE SOUND 3BR/2.5BA townhome
with garage. Gated community. 1 year
lease. $1400/mo. Darlington Realty,
Inc. (904)261-8030
AMELIA LAKES CONDOS
1BR/1BA and 2BR/2BA deluxe condo,
in gated, waterfront community with
24/7 fitness ctr, resort-style pool,
tennis & more! Garden tub & lots of
upgrades! Live the Amelia Lakes life!
Starting at just $799/mo! Call Tammy
at (904) 415-6969 for a showing.
www.amelialakes.com

NEAR BEACH 2BR/2.5BA, covered
carport, across from pool. No
smoking. 1 year lease. Ref's & credit
check. $895/mo. (904)430-2605


859 Homes-Furnished
ISLAND HOME Central location,
3BR/2BA, fenced yard, 2-c. garage.
Seahorse Properties (904)572-4788.
$1350/mo.
SUMMER BEACH VILLAGE -
Furnished 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage,
gated, comm pool, 5 mins/beach.
Rental by day, wk, mth, yr. 261-6204,
206-0035
BEAUTIFUL AI PLANTATION HOME
- 4BR/4.5BA, ocean side of resort,
large back yard. Call for attractive
rental rate (858)699-9090.


2804 ISLAND PLANTATION DR. -
4BR/3.5BA, crossover to beach. 1 year
lease. $1500/mo. Lawn care included.
(904)321-4201 or cell 415-3544
3BR/1BA Fenced yard, corner of
Jasmine & Vernon St. $700/mo.+
security. Call 225-2484.
LOFTON POINTE 4/2, 2002sf.
$1350/mo. Call Don Brown Realty
(904)225-5510 or 571-7177.
3/2/2 1900SF NEWER HOME -
Timbercreek Plantation, Yulee.
$1200/mo. Available 9/1. Call
(904)553-3445.
728 S. 6TH ST. 2-3BR/2BA, fenced
backyard, 1200 sf. Nick Deonas Realty,
Inc. $795/mo. 277-0006


860 Homes-Unfurnished
$300 OFF 1ST MO. RENT 4BR/2BA
house, 2-car gar., all appl's, ceiling
fans, vaulted ceilings. Completely
renovated. Free cable. $1250/mo.
Available Aug. 1. (904)334-0806
3BR/2.5BA 2 car garage, 2 story
house. Available immediately. (727)
492-1662
CAITESIAN POINTE Accessible to
lax, Kings Bay & Amelia Island. 3BR/
2BA, 2-car garage; 1750sf overlooking
pond. $1100/mo. (904)206-2841
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA HOME -
Garage, private lot on quiet street,
near shopping, short drive to beach.
$1299/ mo. Femandina Beach.
(305)308-6505


861 Vacation Rentals

VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
Bicycling. Call (904)757-5416.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066; C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
KEY COLONY BEACH/MARATHON
AREA Canal front 2BR/2BA, dock,
fast access to Gulf/Atlantic. Call (954)
821-1430.

863 Office
LARGE OFFICE above the Palace
Saloon approx. 275 sq ft. $400/mo.
(904)557-5644


864 Commercial/Retail
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on A1A in O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lassenre Real Estate
(904)261-4066.


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will be closed on Monday,
September 6th. The deadline
to place a classified line ad in
the Wednesday, September
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CURTISS H.

LASSERRE
Real Estate, Inc.




LONG TERM
ON ISLAND
*730 S. 14th St. 3BR/IBA $900/mo.
+utilities, $1,000 sec. dep.
S1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/1BA.1,243
approx. sq. ft. $1,200/mo. + utili-
ties.
*2039A Nature's Walk Attractive/
clean 3BR/2.5BA, w/2car
garage.l,711 approx. sq. ft.
,$1,350/mo. +util., 2 yr. lease or
possible lease with option to buy.
* 1602 Inverness 3BR/2BA approx.
utilities.
OFF ISLAND
S3BR/2BA home, 95584 Alligator
Creek Road 1,120 approx. sq. ft.
$1,100/mo.+ util.
*4BR/ 2BA Flora Park, open
kitchen, 1,884 approx. sq. ft. with
screened porch. Quiet neighbor-
hood, no smoking/ service animals
only $1,450 + until.
VACATION RENTAL
*AFFORDABLEWEEKLY/MONTH-
LY 2BR/IBA Oceanview. 487 S.
Fletcher. Call for more information

904261406


RESIDENTIAL LONG TERM RENTALS


10 Sea Marsh 2944 sf. 3BR/3.5BR located on Amelia
Island Plantation with formal living and dining rooms
and den with fireplace. Loft area. 2 car garage.
Furnished or unfurnished. No pets. On .sland.
$2400/mo

96268 Park 3000 sf 4BR/4.5BA two story home
located in Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear
overlooking canal. Gourmet kitchen. Bamboo flooring
throughout. WiD. Yacht Club privileges. Pets allowed.
Off Island. $2,195/mo

95482 Sonoma 3100 sf 4BR/2.5BA two story house
in the Woodbridge. Kitchen opens to large family
room with fireplace and built-ins. Loft area. Screened
patio. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,695/mo

1025 N. Fletcher 1500 sf. 3BR/2BA home with two
sitting areas and deck with ocean view. 'Tile
throughout. Pets allowed. On Island. $1,450/mo

Surf & Racquet #A110 1000 sf. 1BR/1BA condo
with ocean and pool view. Furnished with all utilities.
No pets. On Island. $1,400/mo

989 Ocean Overlook 2260 sq. ft. 4BR/2BA home
located in Ocean Sound backing up to pond. Short
walk to beach. Tile floors throughout main living
areas. Screened lariai. Lawn care. Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,400/mo

76195 Deerwood 2000 sf. 4B112.5BA on pond
located in Timbercreek with separate family room.
Upstairs bonus room. Water view in front and rear.
Community pool. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1.375/mo


32308 Sunny Park 1758 sf. 3BR/2BA home located
in Flora Park. Screened patio. Large family room. W/D
& water softener. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,350/mo

330 S. 7th 1592 sf. completely renovated 3BR/2BA
home with master suite upstairs and upgraded
kitchen. Pets allowed. On Island. $1,350/mo

96816 Arrigo 2116 sf. 3BR/2BA home located in
Beachway with oversized fenced back yard. Many
upgrades. Lawn care. Pets allowed. On Island.
$1,325/mo

719 Delorean 1407 sf. 3BR/2BA located on
cul-de-sac lot with fenced in back yard. Open floor
plan, screened in porch. Close to shopping, schools,
restaurants and beach. Pets allowed. On Island.
$1,175/mo

76143 Long Pond 1900 sf. 4BR/2BA home in
Cartesian Pointe. Covered patio. Upgraded kitchen. 2
car garage. W'D. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,150/mo

2333 Boxwood 1300 sf. IBR/1BA condo located on
Amelia Island Plantation. Community pool. All
utilities accept cable included. Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,100/mo

Amelia Lakes #1622 1345 sf. 3BR/2BA second floor
condo. Gated community with pool, tennis and
workout center. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,000/mo

1727 Pheasant 1153 sf. 3BR/2BA home centrally
located. Fenced back yard. Pets allowed. On Island.
$950/mo'


Amelia Lakes #423 1143 sf. 2BR/2BA condo with
96196 Long Island 1800 sf. 3BR/3BA with office or- fireplace. Gated community with pool, tennis and
4th BR located on cul-de-sac in Nassau Lakes. Tile workout center. Pets allowed. Off Island. $850/mo
throughout. Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with
breakfast area. Covered lanai. Lawn care. Pets 75170 Johnson Lake 1700 sf. 3BR/2BA house on
allowed. Off Island. $1,350/mo west end of Johnson Lake. Small dock. Attached sun
room. Fenced backyard. Pcts allowed. Off Island.
$850/mo
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SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND


FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND


* 405 S. l5th Street 3BR/1BA home with large fenced yard, dose to 403 Tarpon Ave Unit 423 (Ocean Park) 2BR2BA Furnished condo
schools. $850 with ocean views only a short walk to the beach. Approx. 1800 sq.ft., this
unit includes a washer and dryer, covered balcony, plus 1 2 car garage
* 610 N. 15th Street 3BR/2BA Home with ceramic tiled flors and with elevator access. Community pool, dubhouse, grills. $1750
carpeted bedrooms. Large great room, screened porch, and fenced in
back yard. $1195 3319 Sea Marsh Road 2BR/2BA Furnished condo in The Plantation.
Great community amenities including two pools. $1100
* 2837 S. 14th Street 3BR/2BA Large home with fireplace, water sof-
tener, fenced back yard, and screened porch. Rent includes pest control. 95023 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)- 3BR/4BA Fully fur-
$1395 nished luxury townhouse with elevator, bonus room with bar, and but-
ler's pantry. Oceanfront community dose to the Ritz. $1995
* 1268 Quattlefield Lane 4BR/3BA Riverfront home with private
dock and boat lift. Two master suites, cedar closet in master, separate 2483 A First Avenue- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished duplex only a block
tub and tile shower in bathrooms. Fireplace in great rooas, mahogany from the beach. Back porch with shaded backyard. $800
hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tile in bathrooms. Large win-
dows allow for natural light and spectacular views of the river. Private 3200 S. Fletcher Ave D-1 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully fur-
outdoor in-ground pool. $4395 nished oceanfront condo. Ground floor unitjuststeps from the beach,
across the street from The urf Restaurant. Ocean front patio and
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND community pool for those hot summer days. $1400
* 87073. Raddin Road 3BR/2BA Modular home with bonus room, 3200 S. Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fuly furnished
fireplace, and laminate flooring. Partially fengedback yard plus storage condo on 2nd floor. Fireplace inliving room. Covered back deck over-
shed. Porch on front and back of home. $925 looks community pool and has great ocean views. $1300
* 96179 Marsh Lakes Drive (Marsh Lakes)- 5BR/3BA Over 3,000 sq CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
feet two story home on preserve. Master and 2 BRs on main level.
Built-in wall unit in LR, wired for surround sound, and speakers 2840 A South Fletcher 2BR/1BA Ocean front downstairs duplex.
throughout house. Open floor plan with lots of storage. Screened back Beautiful views, easy access to the beach. $1100
porch and invisible fence in front and back yards. Includes lawn main
tenance. $1995 2850 S. Fletcher UP 3BR/1BA Upstairs ocean front home with beauti
ful views. -Easy access to the beach. $1095
* 86311 Cartesian Pointe Drive 3BR/2BA home with open eat in
kitchen and living room. Fenced back yard. Close to I-95. $1050 2700 Mizen Avenue Unit 304 (Amelia Woods) 3BR/2.5BA Condo
only one block from the beach. Community pool and tennis court. $1050
* 96258 Piedmont Drive (Lofton Pointe) -BR/2BA home with open
floor plan, screened back patio overlooking pond. Centrally located 95024 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)-3iR/3.5BA Townhome
near shopping, -95. and the beach. $1100 on the ocean, just north of The Ritz. Stainless steel appliances, gran-
ite countertops, double oven. Ceramic tile throughout. Covered front
and rear patios, plus rooftop patio. $1895

If you are interested in renting your property, please give us a call.
Business is good and we need more inventory!
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North Hamplon Beauly on water
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$296,000 422 S. 5th Street MLS #52857 $354,000 Caplalns Polnte Rd MLS #52647
Adorable Bungalow Downtown Fernandlna Gorgeous Deep Waler Lot
Joy McClane-Horne 904-312-4517 Jby McClane-Horne 904-312-4517


Lanceford Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #45603 Brad Goble 261-6166
SBarrington Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502 Brad Goble 261-6166
Beech Street Commercial Lot $159,000 #46502 Brad Goble 261-6166
S. Fletcher Lot 50 X 100 $425,000 Brad Goble 261-6166


864 Commercial/Retail


CURTISS H.

LASSERRE
'Real Estate, Inc.




ON ISLAND
*2,000 SF +/- in busy Five Points
Plaza at AIA and Sadler Rd. Great
retail frontage with heavy foot traffic
and vehicle exposure.Will divide to
1,000 SF. $2,600/mo.
*Approx 1,800 s.f. 1839 S. 8th St
Adjacent to Huddle House
$2,250/mo lease + tax also consid-
ering sale.
1,243 sq.ft. office at the corner of
Atlantic Ave. & 14th Street.
$1,200/mo. plus sales tax NN
15th S. 4th St, excellent location on
Centre St. Great space for an office
or small retail store. 5 private park-
ing places on site $1,500/m tax and
util.
OFF ISLAND
.Approx 850 SF by Fastenal and
Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Great for show
room or office space $1,350/mo +
tax +utilities.
*850785 US 17,Yulee 150x300 lot
with a 1458 SF building & large paved
parking lot $1,800/mo. + tax & util.
*850674 US 17 S, Yulee. 6,000 SF
Warehouse with office, 3 16'x20' roll
up doors and plenty of parking
$3,000/mo. + taxes and utility

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