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Father's Day Fun Fiesta, sponsored by the Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Department and Celebration Party Rental, was
held Saturday at Central Park. Children enjoyed inflatables, face painting, games, music and more for free.
Top left, Pat Pennewell enjoys a fun bike ride with daughters Hannah and Rebecca. Top right, Mikaela Nichols made a card for her dad
Mike during the fiesta. Middle right, Kylie Baker enjoys a ride with her daddy, Brandon. Middle left, McKenzie Rhue cuddles with her
father, James. Bottom left, Yulee dad Thomas Claxton-Waits shares some quality time with daughter Alexis. Bottom right, Rob Hicks
shares an icy treat with his little boy Clay.
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Father's Day Fun Fiesta, sponsored by the Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Department and Celebration Party Rental, was
held Saturday at Central Park. Children enjoyed inflatables, face painting, games, music and more for free.
Top left, Pat Pennewell enjoys a fun bike ride with daughters Hannah and Rebecca. Top right, Mikaela Nichols made a card for her dad
Mike during the fiesta. Middle right, Kylie Baker enjoys a ride with her daddy, Brandon. Middle left, McKenzie Rhue cuddles with her
father, James. Bottom left, Yulee dad Thomas Claxton-Waits shares some quality time with daughter Alexis. Bottom right, Rob Hicks
shares an icy treat with his little boy Clay.


Drought


sparks


fireworks


warning

RYAN SMITH
News-Leader
Nassau County Fire Rescue is ask-
ing county residents to refrain from
using fireworks this Independence
Day. Dry conditions have turned the
county into a tinderbox, and recent
rains have done little to help, accord-
ing to Interim Fire Chief Matt Graves.
"We're recommending no fire-
works, and extreme caution should
individuals choose to participate,"
Graves said Tuesday. "The little bit of
rain has decreased our drought index
slightly, but the lightning that came
with the rain started more fires."
There are currently 15 fires burn-
ing in Nassau County, ranging in size
from three-tenths of an acre to 140
acres, he said Tuesday.
The Keetch-Byram-Drought Index
measures the amount of moisture in
the top'three feet of soil, with a scale
of 0 to 800. The county's drought index
stood at 649 Thursday. Normal is
between 261 and 460 this time of year.
Graves compared the fire danger in
Florida to 1998, when drought condi-
tions caused wildfires to sweep
through the state.
"For most of us, 1998 was the quin-
tessential year for wildfire history in
our careers and this has surpassed
1998," he said. "We have been very
fortunate in this county that we haven't
lost any structures and we wafrt to
keep it that way."
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ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader
Fernandina Beach Commissioners
will consider fine-tuning an ordinance
limiting resort rentals July 5 as city
police have begun to crack down on
those in violation of that law.
According to City Attorney Tammi
Bach, there are about 400 active and
legal resort rental permits in the city.
Bach said she has been working on
refining the ordinance with the Amelia
Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau,
local realtors and City Commissioner
Arlene Filkoff.
Bach told commissioners she would
propose amendments to the ordinance
at its next regularly scheduled meeting
on July 5.
According to a June 13 city police
report, a recent investigation found 14
rental units out of 75 to be in violation
of the city's rental permit ordinances.
Some of those owners were warned,
which has caused a stir in the Forest
Ridge condominium neighborhood,
among others.
According to the report, the illegal
rentals were located on North Fletcher
and South Fletcher Avenue, First
Avenue, Sadler Road and in Old Town.
During the in' -.1 .ii.,i Assistant
Code Enforcement Officer William
Haney obtained information on the
properties using newspaper and online
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FRIDAY. JUNE 24.2011 NEWS News-Leader


OBITUARY

George Edward
Scofield
George Edward Scofield
died peacefully at home on
June 16, 2011, surrounded
by his family. He was 97
years old and a resident of
Darien, Connecticut since
1959.
Mr. Scofield was born in
Seattle, Washington, on May
29, 1914, to Edward and
SNettle Scofield
(Anderson).
He was the
youngest of
three and pre-
deceased by
his siblings.
M r .
Scofield graduated from the
University of Washington in
Seattle in 1936, with a BS in
Chemical Engineering and
was elected to Tau Beta Pi,
National Engineering Honor
Society.
Mr. Scofield worked 40
years for Rayonier Inc. and
ITT Rayonier. After manag-
ing Rayonier's Divisions in
Fernandina Beach, Florida,
and Jesup, Georgia, he
moved to Rayonier's head-
quarters in New York City in
1959. He retired as Vice
President of Manufacturing
in 1977 but continued to pro-
vide consulting services to
Rayonier until 1983.
Outside his professional
life, Mr. Scofield was a keen
woodworker and avid gar-
dener, contributing for many
years to Cherry Lawn
Community Gardens. He
loved his family, sports,
music, Frank Sinatra and
walking in Selleck's Woods.
Mr. Scofield is survived
by Mabel Olsen Scofield,
whom he married in 1969.
They had two children: Lars
Oscar Scofield, Atlanta,
Georgia; and Trina Antonette
Scofield, married to Kevin
M. Green, Scottsdale,
Arizona.
Mr. Scofield was preced-
ed in death by his first wife,
Mavis Marrs. They had three
children: Bryan Marrs
Scofield, married to Carol
Ann Staples, Avondale,
Pennsylvania; Kristin Mathea
Scofield, married to James I.
Scheiner (deceased),
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania;
and Susan Mavis Scofield,
narried.to Charles J. Gundel,
II;, Wilmington, Delaware.
He was proud of his eight
grandchildren. and two great-
grandchildren. He is also sur-
vived by four nephews and a
niece.
A memorial service will
be held at 2:00 PM on July
10th at Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church, 163 New
Canaan Avenue, Norwalk,
CT 06850.
In lieu of flowers, a menmo-
rial donation may be made
to Masonicare, Home Health
and Hospice, 535
Connecticut Avenue, Suite
101, Norwalk, CT 06854.

DEATH NOTICE

Steven Harold Fisk, 70,
died on June 23, 2011.
Funeral arrangements were
incomplete at time of publi-
cation.
Green Pine Funeral Home



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CENTER, INC
A private, non-profit agency that assists
Natsau County families who need food,
shelter and basic necessities.
For information, call: 904.261.7000


Trees: Nature's air conditioners


BEA WALKER
UFIFA Nassau County
Master Gardener

Did you know the trees in
your landscape are "air con-
ditioners" too? In Florida, we
use our A/C units 5-7 months
of the year. And, 50 percent
of our home's energy costs
come from cooling or heating
our homes.
Why are trees "air condi-
tioners"? They provide shade
and moisture that directly
cool the air around the tree.
We have all experienced how
much cooler it is in the
shade! Trees modify air
movement around our
homes, diverting warm air
away
from our
homes in
the sum-
mer. This -
reduces
the -
amount
of work our A/C.must do to
maintain a comfortable tem-
perature in our home.
The appropriate trees .
planted in the right positions
around our homes can have a
major impact on our home's
energy costs. Since the east-
ern and western walls of our
homes receive the most heat
exposure in the summer,
placing shade treesalong
these sides of the house pro-
vide the maximum effect.
Southern walls can also bene-
fit from shade, particularly in
August when significant
increases in the heat load
add additional work to our
A/C units.
For help in selecting
appropriate trees to maxi-
mize shading, see the
University of Florida publica-
tion, EES40 "Enviroscaping
to Conserve Energy: Trees
for Northeast Florida," online
at
http://edis.ifas.ufledu/pdf-
files/EH/EH14000.pdf.
In addition to shading,
trees and other plants cool
the air by a process called
transpiration. During this
process, leaves release water
through their pores, com-
monly called morning dew
on our plants. As hot air pass-
es over the leaves, this water
absorbs some of the heat and
the surrounding air is cooled;
the temperature reduction
can be as much as 9 degrees.
Studies conducted in
Miami by John Parker have
shown that planting large-
canopied trees on the west
side, along with a hedge adja-
cent to the wall, reduced the
west wall temperature 26
degrees!
Shading our outdoor A/C
condenser/compressor and
the surrounding area also
results in less energy usage.
A variety of options exist to
shade your A/C unit con-
denser/compressor; a tree,
trellis or arbor all make good
choices. Remember to use
shrubs or other structures to
shade the area around the
unit taking care to leave
adequate space for the unit to
operate efficiently and to pro-
vide accessibility for mainte-
nance.
Locally, the UF/IFAS
Nassau County
Demonstration Garden has


SUBMITTED PHOTOS,
At a pruning class early this year conducted by Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS County
Extension director, the Natchez crape myrtle tree in the UF/IFAS Demonstration
Garden at the James S. Page Governmental Complex is bare, above. Deciduous trees
such as this are a wise choice for local landscapes because they let the sun through
to warm up buildings during the cold season, and shade them from the heat in the
summer.
Below, the garden in summer outside the office of Supervisor of Elections Vicki
Cannon, who has noticed its beneficial cooling effect.


Tree advice
For a listing of the Irees, shrubs and other plants in
Demonstration Garden and in the parking lot al the Jai
S Page Governmental Complex, see ltnp '.nassau la
ufl edu'demogarden
Other publications that may be of interest.
"Enviroscaping to Conserve Energy A Guide I10
Microclimate Modificaton," by A W Meerc.w and
R J Black at http edis i as uil.edu pdtllles'
eh!eh 14300 pdl and "Energy FHicient Homes
Landscaping" by Terry DelValle, Joan Bradsha'\
Barbara Larson and Kathleen C Ruppel, at
http ,/edis itas unl edu.pdfilesi.FY FY10C500 pdt


added another component to
its description. It has become
an example of "enviroscap-
ing" and has reduced energy
costs at the Supervisor of
Elections Office at the James
S. Page Governmental
Complex in Yulee. Five years
after establishing the
Demonstration Garden, we
are reaping the energy sav-
ings of a mature landscape,
including a beautiful Natchez
crape myrtle, weeping
Yaftpon holly and


Amelia through kds'eyes


The Amelia Island Museum
of History invites you to the
opening of its next temporary
exhibit, Through Our Eyes,

511Ash Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
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NEWS DEADLINES
Community News:
Monday, 5 p.m.
Letters to the editor:
Monday, 12p.m.
Church Notes:
Monday, 5 p.m.
People and Places:
Thursday, 3 p.m.
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ADVERTISING DEADLINES
WEDNESDAY NEWS-LEADER
Classified Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m.'
Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.
Legal Notices: Friday, noon
Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.
FRIDAY NEWS-LEADER
Classified Ads: Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
Classified Display: Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Retail Advertising: Tuesday, 3 p.m.
SMonday holidays will move the
Classified deadline to Friday at 5 p.m.


opening Friday, July 8 at 6 p.m.
Drawing from the impres-
sive talent of area youth, the
exhibit captures the past, pres-
ent and future of the communi-
ty through photography Earlier
in the year, the museum dis-
tributed cameras to local
schools and asked students of
various ages to snap shots of
the community as they see it.
The results are striking, as his-
torical sites from the past meet
with the next generation of the
community.
The opening will feature live
music courtesy of the Amelia
Arts Academy, light hours d'oeu-
vres and isTree and open to the
public. For information, contact
Alex at 261-7378, ext. 102.


. LOOKING BACK


50
YEARS


25
YEARS


10
YEARS


Lorapetulum shrubs.
.Vicki Cannon, Supe
of Elections, reported,
garden is not only aest
cally beneficial to the b
ing, it is also beneficial
logically and economic
well.
Although our window
tinted, we have found t
Natchez crape myrtle
the Loropetalum plant
side have greatly redu
harsh sun and heat cot
through which transl


ito,an economic benefit by
keeping our offices cooler
and reducing the load on the
the air conditioning unit. As the
rnues plantings have grown over
the years, the benefits have
also grown. We no longer
need to keep the blinds down
on the windows ..."
Since we are all experi-
encing increased energy
costs, homeowners should
look at all areas where they
can reduce costs. One
University of Florida publica-
tion that can help you identi-
fy opportunities to reduce
ervisor your costs is "Enviroscaping
'The to Conserve Energy" by John
:heti- Parker.
build- Bea Walker is an active
I eco- Master Gardener volunteer
ally as with the Nassau County
Extension Service and the
ows are University ofFlorida/IFAS.
the Master Gardeners serve under
and the direction of Rebecca L.
ed out- Jordi, County Extension direc-
ced the tor and UF/IFAS Nassau
ming County Horticultural
lates Extension agent.


AMELIA ISLAND MUSEUM OF HISTORY

kids w6h cameras


1ii


The Fernandina Beach city commission was
expected to give the green light to a local natural
gas system.
June 22, 196i

Rejection by the largest of four unions set the
stage for a showdown over Container Corp. of
America's three-year contract offer.
June 26, 1986

The Sierra Club Inc. and two of its Nassau
County chapter members sued the county over
plans to build on St. Martins Island.
June 27, 2001


WEEKLY

UPDATE

Rock concert
Rock band Synergy will
play at the Dames Point
Marina in Jacksonville on June
26 at 3 p.m. Synergy, 20 years
later, includes Derek Hess,
Rossington Collins Band/Allen
Collins Band; Clinton Carver,
Dr. Hector and The Groove
Injectors; Hurricane Rick
Johnson, Dr. Hector and The
Groove Injectors/The Original
Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band;
and Rocco Marshall, The Rock
Band Vision/Mark Farner of
Grand Funk Railroad/Hal
Ketchum/Phil Driscoll. Call
the marina at (904) 751-3043
for details.
Adjunct fair
Florida State College at
Jacksonville North Campus.
and the Betty P Cook Nassau
Center are hosting an "Adjunct
Fair" on June 28 from 5:30-7
p.m. in the David Yulee Room,
at the Nassau Center, in order
to expand the part-time
.instructor pool in college cred-
it, workforce and continuing
education.
Teaching opportunities are
for day and evening classes at
the North Campus and Nassau
Center. Continuing Education
classes may be in the greater
Jacksonville area. Please bring
your resume to the fair.
The Betty P Cook Nassau
Center is located at 76346
William Burgess Boulevard in
Yulee. For more information
or directions to the Nassau
Center call Tina Elmore at 548-
4435.
Breakfastseries
A panel of child welfare
experts will discuss
Specialized Therapeutic Foster
Care at this month's Breakfast
Learning Series on June 28 at
the Nassau County office of
Family.Support'Services of
North Florida (FSS), 87001
Professional Way in Yulee.
The program begins at 9
a.m., with continental break-
fast and networking starting at
8:30 a.m. Register to attend by
calling 225-5347 by today.
Panel members are: Sheri
Pearson, MSW, clinical super-
visor with Children's Home
Society, Nancy King, LCSW,
clinical director with Boys'
Home Association; and Jessica
Bradstreet, MSW, LCSW, pro-
gram supervisor with Florida
Mentor, a specialized thera-
peutic foster care agency.
OptimistOub
The Fernandina Beach
Optimist Club meets each
'Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.
at the Fernandina Beach Golf
Club. Guest speaker June 29 is
Debbie Rochester of the
Nassau County Farm Bureau.
Peck library
The Peck Center Library
on South l1th and Elm streets
is open to the public on
Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 3-5 p.m. Drop by
and see all the books available,
for both children and adults.
Volunteers are there to help.
For more information call Mrs.
Charles Albert at 261-4113.
Summer reading
Did you know that reading
just eight books over the sum-
mer can help your school-age
child stop summer loss, which
is the tendency for students'
reading levels to "slip" while
they're not reading in school
every day?
The Nassau County Public
Library System can help with
suggestions, recommenda-
tions and ideas for great books
and other reading materials for
your child. Come in today or
visit www.nassaureads.com
and click on the Young Minds
tab or the Program and Events
heading for Summer Reading
events..
Food addicts
Food Addicts Anonymous
(FAA) meets on Wednesdays
at 7 p.m. at the Alachua Club,
located at Third and Alachua
streets (use the Third Street
entrance). For information
contact Jackie at 310-6680 or
Nancy at 310-6806.


Victorian architecture explored
The Amelia Island Museum resident. She will take you
of History invites you to its next through time and introduce you
Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on to the architects and builders
Wednesday, July 6 at noon. that left their legacy in the city's
This month features Suanne National Register Historic
Thamm discussing the Victor- District.
ian architecture of Amelia You will develop a new
Island. As queen of England for appreciation for our rich archi-
almost 65 years, Victoria holds tectural heritage as well as the
the record as Britain's longest people who designed it, built it
reigning monarch. But why is and work to preserve it today.
her name associated with archi- This program is free and
lecture especially American open to the public. For infor-
architecture? Thamm i a mem- mation contact Alex at 261-7378,
ber of the city's Historic District ext. 102, or alexbuell@amelia-
Council and a historic district museum.org.


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FRIDAY. JL:NE 24. 2011 NEWS News-Leader


Professional fireworks
Some professional fireworks displays have been
authorized locally. The annual city of Fernandina Beach
Fourth of July fireworks display is scheduled to be held
because fireworks are set off over water. Fire Chief Dan
Hanes said, however, that is subject to change depending
on fire risk conditions. The fireworks can be viewed from
the city marina about 9:30 p.m. July 4. Bring your own
folding chair. The event is free.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island will host its annual Red,
White, and Deep Blue Celebration July 4, with fireworks at
9:15 p.m. Call 277-1100 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/ameli-
aisland for tickets and information.
The 43rd Annual Kiwanis Independence Day Festival
July 4 in downtown St. Marys, Ga., will feature a fireworks
display on the St. Marys River. Visit www.smkiwanis.com
for details.


FIREWORKS
Continuedfromn IA
works this year. Graves said
that residents should avoid
using fireworks even though
there was probably not time to
add them to the burn ban cur-
rently in effect throughout the
county.
"There's not enough time
for public notices and to get
the (county) commission
involved," he said Tuesday.
"We are having a meeting on
the 27th, and I feel strongly
that thecommission will back
it, but to get the resolution
signed and go through the
process, I think it's going to
take longer than we have avail-
able."
Residents who do choose
to use fireworks should be
"extremely cautious," he said.
"They should ensure that
ll embers are 100-percent out,


Gra

Graves


and continue
to monitor
whatever loca-
tion they
choose for
their fireworks
to make sure
the fire is com-
pletely out," he
said. "We have
seen fires


smolder for days, weeks or
months and then reappear.
The conditions are ripe for dis-
aster. We certainly don't want
to lose any homes, let alone
multiple homes."
Independence Day revel-
ers should be able to get their
dose of fireworks without
resorting to store-bought fire-
crackers, he added.
"We have authorized pro-
fessional fireworks displays -
specifically ones that are being
done over water."
rsmith@fbnewsleadercom


RENTALS
Continuedfrom 1A
advertisements promoting
the rentals, according to the
police report.
After cross-checking with
the city's resort rental dwel-
ling permit listing, Haney
reportedly was able to verify
that 14 out of 75 advertised
rental units were being rent-
ed illegally.
A city ordinance prohibits
property owners from rent-
ing their homes for fewer
than four weeks on a regular
basis unless the units are
located in the high-density
residential zone R-3.
In the lower density R-1
and R-2 zones, only homes
that were "grandfathered"
before the law took effect in
2000 may also be rented
short-term. Haney said he
was able to contact 12 of 14
owners or rental agents that
were in violation of city short-
term rental ordinances, to
verify that they were still rent-
ing their units short-term.
The city considered this
spring expanding residential
areas in which short-term
rentals could be allowed, but
a new state law that takes
effect July 1 would prohibit
additional restrictions on
short-term rentals beyond
those local laws already
established. Because the city
did not want to expand short-
term rentals to include all
neighborhoods, which the
new state law proscribes, it
has backed off changes in its
Comprehensive Plan.


Open campfires banned
TALLAHASSEE The state Division of
Forestry has enacted a temporary statewide Fres inCOcounty
restriction prohibiting open campfires on all The largest tire in Nassau County s
state lands due to extreme drought conditions this Month is the 136-acre Bay Road
and increasing wildfire threats. Power Line fire at CR 121 and Bay Ro
This temporary restriction against open south of Hilliard reportedly caused by
campfires prohibits all fires placed openly on the lightning strike June 16, according to t
ground until further notice or until the threat of Florida Division of Forestry.
wildfire is significantly diminished.
Cooking fires contained in commercially
designated apparatuses such as grills and.
embedded metal fire rings are not prohibited at regional Water Management Districts.
this time. In the past six months, Forestry per
"The Florida Division of Forestry is com- have responded to more than 3,300 wildfil
mitted to providing safe and quality recreation battled almost 200,000 acres of burning
areas for the public," said Jim Karels, director lands across the state. While the majc
of the Division of Forestry. "Howeverwe need these fires were caused by lightning str
the public's help in keeping visitors and natural large number were actsof arson or human
resources safe by refraining from lighting camp- lessness.
fires on state lands.." For more information regarding the
The restriction applies to state forest lands fire restrictionson state lands or Florid
and Public larids managed by the Florida Fish fire activity and to learn how you can he
and Wildlife Conservation Commission, www.fl-dof.com or contact your local Div
Department of Environmental Protection and Forestry office.


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Adversity inspires author


I EA'IIHERA. PERRY
News-Leader


Sharon Pack is a woman on
a mission. For 20 years she has
been promoting her message
of self-esteem and the impor-
tance of returning to the basics
of respect and wholesome inter-
personal communications.
A former art teacher and
field director for the Mitten Bay
Girl Scout Council in her native
Michigan, Pack implemented
creative art and enrichment
activities for recreation depart-
ments, community centers,
women's shelters and after-
school programs.
It was while she was busy
doing her outreach that she was
diagnosed with breast cancer -
twice, once in 2000 and again in
2005.
Unwilling to allow the dis-
ease to hold her back, she put
pen to paper and began jour-
naling. Those personal reflec-
tions soon turned into four
books, one of which outlines
her personal ministry to women
and young girls.
Women Take Your Daughters
Back offers up a practical guide
to educating young women
about character, self-esteem and
the impact that behaving badly
has on their lives.
"We as women form the
characteristics of our children
and we've lost our credibility.
We need to hold ourselves and
each other accountable because
we are responsible for molding
our young people," said Pack.
The book details 10 ways to
empower girls for adulthood,
as well as how to build self-
esteem, strengthen relation-
ships and develop social skills to
promote positive behaviors. She
discusses current topics such
as reality shows, street lan-
guage, fashion and music in a
straightforward way.
In an effort to stem the ris-
ing tide of bullying and video
fighting so prevalent among
today's girls, the book is offered
free of charge to churches and
for $1 to parents.
The other three books
include Mini Meals Cookbook,
which features no salt, low
sugar bite size recipes. Pack
wrote this when she was deal-
ing with the effects of
chemotherapy.
Mini Moves Workout Series
resulted from her battle with
muscle spasms and joint pain.
Ten Years and Counting, sub-
titled Comical tales of hardships
and triumphs celebrating the
lighter side of cancer, details


'Girls of all ages need to know
that they are unique, loved and
very much valued.'
SHARON PACK


the author's determination to
continue pursuing her dreams
while facing cancer.
The books have sold out on
Amazon but are available there
for Kindle or through her web-
site at www.emagez.net.
In demand as a motivational
speaker, Pack facilitates inspi-
rational workshops and deliv-
ers messages of hope at well-
ness programs, support groups,
retreats and church events.
Her goal is to witness to peo-
ple and share the good.news of
Christ. She wants to encourage
men, women and young adults
to utilize their talents even while
facing adversities.
"It's not about me. I'm doing
God's work," she says.
Leisure activities include
spending time at the beach,
watching movies and attending
gatherings with family and
friends. She also uses her free


time to participate in church
actitties, volunteer, mentor and
work with senior citizens and
youth programs.
Pack was advised by her
doctors in Saginaw, Mich., to
move to a warmer climate
because she suffers from a lung
disease.
"My sister invited me to stay
with her at the Residence Inn
when her job transferred her
to Kings Bay and I spent time
visiting the community. Once I
returned to Michigan, I told my
family that I would move to
Florida within six months and
now here I am. I know I'm at
home now," she said.
Her adult daughter,
Adrianne Nicole, lives in Texas.
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714-1230, email emagez@ya
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For the great majority of
new and used car buyers, writ-
ing a check is not realistic.
Thus the credit market has a
great deal to do with a vehicle
purchase. As I wrote recently,
it is a bonanza for good credit
customers (50 percent of the
market). Rates are incredibly
low for those with unblem-
ished credit reports.
For the other 50 percent of
the market with moderate to
severe credit ratings, there is
more hope. The moderate
group, with credit scores in
the 500s and 600s, are seeing
better credit availability, with-
out the punishing rates. Since
the base rate for great credit
is so low, the adjusted rates
for "B" and "C" credit cus-
tomers are better as a result.
If you are under a 500 score,
buy the least expensive vehi-
cle possible until you build
your credit back.
. What can you expect when
going to a new or used-car
dealer? A better likelihood of
getting financed at an attrac-
tive rate. Banks have money
to lend. Mortgage activity is
weak, they are paying next to
nothing on savings deposits
and CD's, and the timing is
right.
I start with bank discus-
sion because dealers are all
aligned with a number of
banks. In addition, dealers
have their manufacturer lend-
ing, which is important when
percent deals are available.
These factory lenders will
sometimes stretch for a new
car finance deal because it
helps sell their new vehicle.
Then there are credit unions,
which are an option for mem-
bers. All these sources are
opening up the big credit
valve in the sky.
Now for a dose of realism.
Things have to be more busi-
nesslike these days, which
really is much better for the
consumers. Some trade equity
or down payment is preferred.
Can you still finance 100 per-
cent or roll a "little" negative
equity? In some cases, yes.
Put yourself in a lender's
shoes with a mid-range appli-
cant They are much more
likely to make the loan when
they are not being asked to
finance over value for the
vehicle. The good news is that
many have deferred buying
long enough to have their cars
paid down or paid off. There
are many people out there
with equity and an eager cred-
it'market awaits them.
Pulling credit is an inter-
esting subject and hard to
advise on. If financing is going
to be part of the deal, consider
finding out your score ahead'


of time.
.. There are
sources to
do it for free.
SMany big-
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will route
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showroom
KEFFER'S and request
CORNER an upfront
credit report.
Seldom is
RickKeffer that neces-
sary. If you
do get serious about buying,
share your information and
see what the dealer can offer.
Don't go to multiple dealers in
a shopping mode and have
them all pull credit. Doing
that can make the lender you
ultimately apply with think
you were unsuccessful in
early attempts.
Now is a good time to look
for a new car. Dealers get a
wave of cars in late spring to
last through the summer.
Inventories shrink leading up
to the new model year in
September. Get outwhile
selection is good, rates are
low and lenders are waiting.
Let's hope rain and the mercu-
ry drop soon.
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My dad took great pains
to make sure his daughter
didn't drive like a girl. First,
he saw to it that I enrolled in
my school's driver education
course. Then he took me on
"test drives" periodically to
check on what kind of driver
my teacher was turning me
into. He was quick to correct
any of Mr. Bishop's "mis-
takes." He also used these
drives to impart his ovn
brand of road wisdom to his
captive teen-aged audience.
Between those two men, I
learned how to point a car in
the desired direction without
terrifying myself and the
other drivers on the road.
Dad liked to drive, and he
taught me road etiquette not
always covered in the fancy
DMV booklet. These bons
mots were mostly about hand
signals, flicking headlights
and sharing the road with
long-haul truckers. He was
also a stickler about parking.
He made sure I parked neat-
ly in the allotted space and
left plenty of room on either
side so the drivers next to
me could come and go in
comfort. To this day, I make
sure that the logo embossed
on the hub of the steering
wheel is arranged to indicate
that my wheels are straight.
His all-time pet peeve was
drivers who swing into the
oncoming lane in order to
make a turn. Not only is it
deadly, it's sloppy driving. I
learned that lesson quickly
and earned no lasting scars.
He assured his place in
heaven several years later
when he taught me how to
drive a straight stick. Like
the parents of many other


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job and absolutely no frills,
which is a nice way of saying
that he didn't have an auto-
matic transmission. Thanks
to Dad, my shifting tech-
nique was smooth and classy.
He started.to teach me how
to double clutch, but Mom
declared that no lady would
ever require that skill. Drat.
Decades later, when I
bought Clyde II- a baby blue
VW the man who would
become my Adult
Supervision gave me a
refresher course in gear
shifting. I must have been a
quick study; it only cost me
one dinner in a relatively nice
Pensacola restaurant.
All of this training led to a
sinful amount of pride in my
driving abilities. I sneered at
other drivers who did not live
up to my high standards, and
I was quick to voice my dis-
approval. My worst epithet
was, "You drive like a girl."
I have tootled around this
island for years watching all
of the blue-haired women
trying to keep their large,
expensive cars under control
and between the lines. My lip.
curled when I saw one of


their land barges straddling
parking place lines.
Sometimes I noticed that
their wheels were not aligned
correctly, and my lip curled a
little more. I muttered some-
thing unkind when I had to
wait as they attempted to
turn their boats 90 degrees
into a side street.
I first thought their rich
husbands had bought them
these barges to proclaim
their profitable business ven-
tures. I finally came to the.
conclusion that the men were
desperately trying to cocoon
their driving-impaired wives
in a lot of protective iron.
After years of smug driv-
ing, the Lord has delivered
unto me yet another lesson
in humility. Thank you, Lord.
I think. ,
The last time I traded
cars, I came away with a love-
ly Buick that sports whistles
and bells I never dreamed of.
Not only are the seats warm
in winter and cool in sum-
mer, so's the steering wheel.
Its remote start allows me to
enter a cool car in the sum-
mer and a warm one in what
passes for winter around
here. Yum.
It also has the turning
radius of a Sherman Tank.
I cannot park it straight
on the first try to save my life
or my pride. Once I have
bullied Sherman between the


white lines, I slink away, hop-
ing no one has been watch-
ing. Cringe.
He has a rather inconven-
ient blind spot right where I
need to look when I'm back-
ing him out of that parking
spot. I'm now one of those
women who back first and
look later. Sigh.
And law enforcement will
be happy to know that I no
longer make U-turns. The
only way Sherman can make
the turn without backing and
filling is for me to swing him
wide into oncoming traffic.
The final blow came the
other day when I checked
myself.out in the rear view
mirror. The light must have
been really funky, because
my hair had a blue cast to it.
And, thanks to Sherman, I
drive like a girl.
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Tea Party speaker
Ilhe Nassau Patriots Tea
Par y will host Dr. Gene A.
'VonnQblood at the Peck
Community Center auditori-
lm iat 7 p.m. today.
Youngblood is founder
and president of the
Conservative Theological
University in Jacksonville
and pastor of the First
Conservative Baptist.Church
in Jackson-
S ville. He is
an acknowl-
edged bibli-
cal scholar
and has
devoted
over 40
Youngblood years study-
ing Islam
and other
world religions.
His talk is titled "How
Long Will America Sit in
Silence?" and will address
concerns brought about by
the country's changing reli-
gious climate.
Admission to the talk is
free of charge. Youngblood's
books, CouldJesus Sin and
The Doctrine ofthe
Impeccability of Christ;,will
be on sale after the program,
as will memorabilia offered
by the Nassau Patriots Tea
Party.
The Nassau Patriots Tea
Party is a non-profit, non-par-
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Equip" the voters of Nassau
County. Contact Susan Lane
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saupatriots.ning.com.
New udge
Gov. Rick Scott on
Monday appointed Duval
County Judge Kevin Blazs to
the Fourth Judicial Circuit
Court Blazs will fill the
judgeship left vacant by the
death in March of Judge Jeff
Morrow.
Blazs was one of six nom-
inees for the bench. Also
among the nominees was
Nassau County Attorney
David A. Hallman.
Blazs, 51, has been a
Duval County judge since
2006. Prior to his judgeship,
Blazs had been an adjunct
law professor at Thomas M.
Cooley Law School in
Michigan, an assistant state
attorney for the Duval
County State Attorney's
Office, a law professor in
universities in China, a trial
counsel for the U.S. Army
Reserve and an attorney in
private practice.
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and master's degrees
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from the University of
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BUS SCHEDULES
Nassau Transit buses run Monday through Friday.
Fares are $1 each way.
Buses stop at:
* Hilliard Winn-Dixie (far right side by bench), 550969 US 1
* Callahan Winn Dixie (far right side), 450078 State Road
200
Yulee Transfer Point, the southwest comer of A1A and 17
1* Yulee Walmart Supercenter (near the food store entrance),
46016 State Road 200
* Fernandina Beach Walmart (near garden center entrance),
1757 South 14th St.
River City Markeiplace, Jacksonville (near existing
Jacksonville Transit Authority slop)
Florida State College at JacKsonville (along State Street.
across from JTA's main hubj
Schedules:
All times indicate when buses will depart except those
S marked "arrivals
West:
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Yulee Walmart 6 40 a m 10 a m 12 30 p m 3 p 6 35
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I *Callahan Winn-Dixie 11 am .1 30pm,4 pm 720pm
* Hilliard Winn-Dixie (arnvals). 11 25 a.m.. 1 50 p.m. 4.30
pm 7 45 pm.
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p.m
Callahan Winn-Dixie: 6 35 a m 10 am 12-30 pm 3pm..
5:10pm
Yulee Transfer Point 7 a m, 10 30 a.m, 1 pm., 3 30 p m.
530pm 7 pm.
*Yulee Walmart 7-20 am 11 a m 1 30pm., 4 p.m ,550
p m 7 20 p m
Fernandina Beach Walmart (arrivals). 7.40 a m., 11.25 a.m
1 50 pm, 4:30 p m. 6.10 pm, 7 45 p m
i South:
Yulee Transfer Point: 7 a.m, 10 30 a m, 1 p m., 3 45 p m.
River City Marketplace 1055a.m 1.30pm, 4 15pm.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (arrivals)- 7-30 a m ,
1120 a.m 2 pm 4.45 p.m.
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River City Marketplace 9 55 a m 12 30 p.m., 3 pm., 6 30
p.m
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RYAN SMITH
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The Council on Aging's
Nassau Transit bus system is
gaining popularity, according
to COA Transportation
Manager Greg Frick.
The bus system, which-is
available to anyone, runs
Monday through Friday and
makes stops between the West
Side and Fernandina Beach, as
well as shuttling passengers to
Jacksonville.
"We've been running it since
May 31," Frick said. "There's
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out. We're getting a lot of calls,
and it's starting to pick up. ...
We've had some of the folks
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stop there.
"We think it's really going
to pick up in the fall. We're see-
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teachers and students out in
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the Betty Cook Center but don't
have transportation out there....
I would foresee that by fall- by
the time school starts we'll
probably be looking to adjust
(the bus schedule).
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change it to be more efficient in
the future, and also changing
it to meet more needs," he
added. "Overall, we're doing
well, and we're looking forward
to serving as many folks as we
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[ VIEWPOINT/DAVE LOTr/FERNANDINA BEACH


Speak up

C continuing efforts that began in earnes
in February at its 2011 Strategic
Planning Workshop, the city and the
Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach
Restoration Foundation launched the Forward
Fernandina (F2) project that is "focused on
strategic planning for the revitalization of
downtown and adjacent areas including the
Amelia River waterfront, the Eighth Street
entranceway and surrounding neighbor.
hoods."
The first public phase of that effort consist-
ed of a town hall meeting held on Feb. 3 at the
middle school attended by almost 100 interest-
ed citizens who provided their input on these
topics. Widespread publicity was given, include
ing printing the survey in several editions of
the News-Leader, encouraging citizens to com-
plete a survey form soliciting their comments
and their prioritization of elements to improve
Fernandina Beach as a place to live and work.
While the survey participation was disappoint-
ingly low Oust over 100 surveys completed),
the responses seemed to ratify the key ele-
ments identified by the city commission at
their earlier workshop as to where citizens felt
the focus should be aimed.
The results of the survey were presented ii
a presentation by the Restoration Foundation
.on April 26 in the parish hall at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church. The survey form, as well as
the minutes and presentations from.these
meetings, can be viewed on the city's website
at www.fbfl.us/F2.
This effort has now started its most critical


on city strategic plan

t phase finalizing the strategic plan including To do everything currently stated in the
the elements to be funded, the method of fund- draft plan is estimated to cost more than $8.7
ing and the implementation timing. A draft of million with some costs not yet estimated. At
the strategic plan was written by City Manager the workshop, the city commission indicated
Michael Czymbor with assistance from staff, that it might take $10 million over the next five
primarily from the Community Development years to accomplish the majority of the work.
Department, along with input from The commission appears to have abandoned
Restoration Foundation leadership. This plan the idea of having a voter-appr6ved general
was presented and reviewed by the city com- obligation bond, citing costs, timing as well as
mission in a workshop held June 14. The con- the unstated difficulty of getting the necessary
sensus of the commission appeared to be that approval from voters to assume additional debt
the plan was on target and they were eager to during this difficult economic period.
move forward, not only for the good of the Instead the city manager has been directed
city, but also to blunt the criticisms of past to meet with the city's financial advisor and
commissions of failing to take action on similar bring back financing options dealing with
- plans. some sort of 20-30 year municipal bond back-
Unfortunately there was no publicity in ed by pledges of various city revenue streams
advance of this workshop and public comment as the primary financing options. Only after
was not permitted as a top-down approach to the debt repayment schedule under various
the planning effort has been adopted, unlike scenarios (amount of money, timing of draws,
the bottom-up approach that is being followed length of financing period, interest rate, etc.)
with the EAR amendment proposed revisions, will the commission be able to provide more
From this writer's perspective, the draft direction as to their prioritization and timing of
plan is very solid, provides an excellent start- the tasks necessary to accomplish the plan.
ing point and is generally consistent with what So if you want input to the future of our
Sthe community has identified as its priorities, wonderful city, please take a couple of hours
However, every citizen is encouraged to read and read through the plan and key tasks and
Sthe plan and write the city manager with your provide your written input to the city manager
comments, suggestions and questions. The (rrczymbor@fbfl.org) and the city commission
city will be holding a town hall meeting (prob- by July 5. Using the phrase recently passed
,ably in early July) to review the draft plan as along by a friend, "The world belongs to those
well as comments that have' been received. that show up," I hope the citizens and business
This is also your chance to have questions owners of Fernandina Beach will show up and
answered and to identify what you believe the provide their input on the city's five-year
priorities should be. strategic plan.


VIEWPOINT/MIKETHOMPSON/AMELIA ISLAND



Save our libraries, fire the librarians


In recent months, Nassau County and
IFernandina Beach commissioners unmis-
takably have colluded with unelected gov-
ernment employees and plotted a course
that defies the economic realities for Nassau
County taxpayers most of whom are
strapped for cash and thoroughly disgusted
with politicians (and other public "servants")
who peddle foolish, costly agendas in such bad
economic times.
Case in point: Building an expensive new
library in downtown Fernandina Beach for
which there is no discernible or stated public
need (and most official discussions about it
are shrouded in secrecy).
Your out-of-touch library bureaucrats, Who
have spearheaded the furtive demand for
swankier new digs, cannot offer one cogent
reason for their proposed extravagance,
except to sigh that the existing, 7,877-square-
foot downtown- library is "inadequate."
(Inadequate for what? A t u nra mi-like mob of
bibliophiles expected to lin,- up one dai ,,ut-
side the attractive, classic red brick North
Fourth Street library, clamoring to fondle its.
musty Dewey Decimal System?)
So now we have the
bizarre, contradictory
situation of county and
city commissioners 1)
stating that because of
tight budgets it may
be necessary to short-
en librarians' work-
hours, but 2) bargain-
ing behind closed
doors to purchase an old building on Centre
Street that's almost twice the size of the cur-
rent library and would need, presumably,
more librarian work-hours (plus costly remod-
eling). To compound the outrage, the county
attorney and city manager want taxpayers to
cough up cash not for one but two separate,
$5,000, super-secret property appraisals of the
Centre Street site!
Nonetheless, as so often is the nature of
government, our local stewards are ignoring
the real problem: It is not the perfectly good
Fernandina Beach downtown library building
that needs to be replaced, but the self-styled
"Radical Militant" Fernandina Beach librarians
who must go. Pronto.
Because commissioners collectively have
failed to perform the one.simple and basic
function of government (to use "due diligence"
before spending taxpayers' money), docu-
mented here are a few powerful and shocking
reasons to root out of our library system those
brazen, self-proclaimed Radical Militants who.
posture as mild-mannered, shushing librari-
ans:
Reason 1: Our library is corrupted by the
far-left AIA.
While local taxpayers pick up the biggest
tab for America's libraries, most librarians are
little more than unionized pawns for the social-
activist bosses of the American Library
Association (ALA). Founded by 103 nationally
prominent librarians in Philadelphia during
the 1876 centennial anniversary of our nation's
birth, ALA initially adopted a non-controver-
sial, reasonable goal: "To enable librarians to
do their present work more easily and at less


A estsider comments
Havingbeen a "Westsider" for nearly 40 years
I have been informed by many on the East Side,
namely Amelia Islanders, that we are all just
rednecks, ignorant and don't know how to come
in out of the rain. Granted, I'm out there nearly
every weekend working in the garden on my
hands and knees, pullin' weeds, diggin' taters,
pickn' squash and corn and clearing' brush. If
that makes me a redneck, then so be it.
Well, suddenly it has been revealed that we
are a lot smarter on the West Side than previ-
ously communicated. We are vindicated!
I've never been more proud to say I am a
"redneck" from the West Side. We can at least
balance our checkbook, keep the credit card
paid off monthly and know absolutely that to
borrow money in this economic climate is
insane. But the city of Fernandina wants to bor-
row millions of dollars, somewhere I read $10


expense." Today, 136 years later, ALA controls
62,000 members arid, through its czarist
accreditation program of many libraries, large-
ly dictates what books are available for the
most impressionable members' of U.S. society,
our children. For adults who utilize city and
county libraries, ALA likewise exercises great
influence over what may be read (and, in the
.Digital Audio/Video Age, what may be lis-
tened to and watched). So much for ALA's love
of "individual freedom" and "intellectual hon-
esty."
ALA also has metastasized into an enforcer
for ultraliberal sociopolitical causes, a muscu-
lar arm for the Demonicl a Party's dominant left
'wing B iazen; in-..us n.t'ac "Radical Militant'
Librarian" buttons, p-,tci s and coffee mugs
and similarly worded propaganda tools actual-
ly are produced by ALA and sold to its mem-
bers. Among the American
Library Association's most U ". '?, Nt%
outrageous attempts to mold
public policy are these:
SALAjoined the ACLU's
legal fight against restricting
children's access to Internet
pornography. ALA's dis- rii4'
graceful alliance with the Lt fL
American Civil Liberties
Union was defeated by the U.S. Supreme
Court in 2003 when it validated the
Republican-passed Children's Internet
Protection Act (signed into law by Democrat
President Bill Clinton).
ALA sided with terrorists to ban public
debate. When Ahmed Rehab, Chicago director
of the Council on'American-Islamic Relations
(CAIR), complained about the makeup of a
panel scheduled to discuss "Perspectives on
Islam" at the 2009 American Library
Association convention, ALA complied by
bouncing Rpbert Spencer, author of eight criti-
cal books on jihad (holy war by Muslims), pro-
voking the other panelists to walk out. ALA
therefore allowed its Islamist panelist Rehab
(who refuses to criticize terrorist groups
Hamas and Hezbollah, minimizes the
Holocaust death toll and has claimed that Jews.
control all news media) to make a mockery of
ALA's professed interest in free speech. (This
is the same ALA that organizes annually in'
Fernandina Beach and elsewhere a fraudulent
"Banned Books Week" to celebrate, allegedly,,
"the freedom to express one's opinion even if
that opinion might be considered unorthodox
or unpopular.')
ALA vigorously promotes homosexuality
and other deviant behavior by children. With
disdain for traditional sexual and general fami-
ly values embraced by most Christians, Jews
and Muslims alike, ALA's ultraliberal word-
meisters have coined a term, "authentic litera-
ture," that is designed to chill discussion about
what constitutes a book worthy of inclusion in
ALA's "must buy" list for librarians. "Authentic
literature" in fact is persuasively designed to


million, to purchase the Centre Street post office
building, make numerous downtown renova-
tions and move the library. I also read that they
can do all this without a hearing from the peo-
ple they represent ("City may borrow without
voters' OK," June 17).
Hmmm, that doesn't sound very smart. This
is just another community trying to take on
great debt in bad times. Don't expect us red-
necks to pay for it as I am certain that our coun-
ty commissioners have better sense than to go
along with this goofy boondoggle.
I wonder if the island will sink if they take on
too much debt?
Spotswood (Spots) B. Watkins
Hilliard

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turn "Little People" (our kids) into "Beautiful
People" who embrace the gritty and perverse
ALA-approved lifestyle.
That ploy to reconstruct America prompted
Assemblyman Steve Baldwin (chairman of the
California legislature's education committee)
to write for Human Events in 2006 that he
would not allow his 13-year-old son to go
unescorted into most libraries. Taking on
ALA's latest agenda, Baldwin revealed: "The
ALA claims such books (i.e., authentic litera-
ture) portray American life and culture in a
more realistic fashion. But they don't. These
books feature druggies, sex addicts,
pedophiles, gang members and others on the
fringes of society ... are rife with profanity
and dominated by themes of death, crime,
drug addiction, rapes, gang beatings, weird
sex, homosexual encounters and so on.
Shockingly, many of
them violate state
obscenity laws and
even school districts'
age-appropriate regu-
lations.
"The books that | ,
used to inspire '
which celebrated.
American values and
chronicled the exploits of trailblazers, astro-
nauts, soldiers and other heroes are fast dis-
appearing. Their replacements are books like
A Woman in Heat Wiping Herself, or Outside
the Operating Room of a Sex-Change Doctor
and Rainbow Boys, a story of three homosexu-
al boys and the various routes they took in
'coming out'"
To comprehend ALA's fanaticism for what-
ever-goes homosexual behavior, including
"gay marriage" (which is illegal in Florida),
consider AIA's leadoff speaker at its upcom-
ing 2011 annual convention, in New Orleans.
ALA's biography for its male keynoter states:
"Dan Savage is author of the syndicated col-
umn, 'Savage Love,' and the editorial director
of The Stranger, Seattle's weekly newspaper.
Last fall, Savage and his husband, Terry Miller

Reason 2: Our library has slanted book-
shelves.
Abraham Lincoln was serious when he
coined the expression, "Government of, by
and for the people." What, then, is more root-
ed in that solid philosophy of governance than
the people's right to feel comfortable and
secure with their government and its institu-
tions? Yet, the government of Nassau County
has ignored the powerful statement of recent
elections and opted to take a course absolutely.
opposite voters' wishes. Instead of honorably
reflecting the people's clear voice at the ballot
box regarding basic values, our local govern-
ment has either ignorantly or complicitly paid
attention only to the destructive, discordant,
out-of-balance, Radical Militants of the ALA.
Do elected officials doubt the intensity and
breadth of what residents of Nassau County
want? If so, then check out the 2008 election
for president, when 72 percent of us voted
against Barack Obama and his disturbing
"America Last" agenda. (Only one county in
Florida, military-retirement center Santa Rosa,
in the Panhandle, voted more conservatively,
73 percent, than Nassau did.) Then there was
the equally stunning Nassau County turnout of
conservative sentiment just last fall, repudiat-
ing Obama & Company.
Given those overwhelming numbers, way-
ward local officials should prepare for a firm
rejection at their next election if changes
aren't made to secure fairness and balance in
the everyday affairs of government includ-
ing operation of our public libraries.
In recent days I used the website search
engine of the Nassau County Library System
itself to determine just how unfair and unbal-
anced our homegrown Radical Militants and
their out-of-town gurus have made book-
shelves at the Fourth Street Fernandina
Beach branch.
Here are just a few of the intellectual abus-
es that I discovered:
When it comes to the U.S. presidency, our


local Radical Militant Librarians may as well
ride a braying donkey to work and make their
partisanship obvious. Fernandina Library's
unfair-and-unbalanced bookshelves hold 31
titles for the most recent Republican presi-
dent, George W. Bush. Score: Books pro-
Bush, 5; anti-Bush, 26. For current Democrat
president Barack Hussein Obama, 28 titles.
Score: Books pro-Obama, 21, anti-Obama, 7.
When it comes to political/economic icons,
our local Radical Militant Librarians may as
well hang a hammer and sickle in their win-
dow. For 19th century Communist Manifesto
author Karl Marx there is one title (American
radical Marshall Berman's Adventures'in
Marxism). Score: Books pro-Marx, 1, anti-
Marx, 0. For 20th century "Mr. Conservative"
U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater, no titles. For
generic subject of "Conservatism," 19 titles.
Score: Books pro-Conservatism, 5; anti-
Conservatism, 13.
., When it.comes to religious values, our local
Radical Milifanit Librlrians may as well hang a
"We Are Muhammad-Friendly" banner in the
parking lot While there are more than 500
Christian churches and 10 synagogues in
Nassau County or neigh-
boring Duval, no more 'rii; a "
than a 30-minute, drive
from Nassau's county
line, there are 14 refer-
ence Holy Bibles, but no
Torahs, in the A
Fernandina branch
library. There are, how-.
ever, seven Korans for a
virtually nonexistent Muslim audience in our-
predominantly Judeo-Christian, 73,00-popula-
tion county. General religion books number
223 for Christianity, 62 for Islam and 57 for-
Judaism. Only the titles for Christianity, how-
ever, contain themes that are a thinly dis-
guised ridicule of that faith, such as, The Great
Physician's Rx for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, by
Jordan Rubin, and What My Cat Taught Me
About Life (Meditations for Cat Lovers), by
Niki Anderson. There are four books on athe-
ism, but no mention of pedantic cats that pur-
sue a godless discipline.
When it comes to homosexuality, our local
Radical Militant Librarians may as well erect a
Gay Pride, Inc., neon sign on the Fernandina
branch library roof. On the shelves are 18
titles for homosexuality/gay. Score: Books
pro-gay, 17; anti-gay, 1. There are no titles for
heterosexuality, which is the norm for an esti-
mated 98 percent of our society, but there is
one title for homophobia, code word for the 98
percent of us who don't embrace same-sex
lovers. More significant, however, is that the
Nassau County Libraries website has turned
over to its Radical Militant ALA hierarchy the
key to every child's computer in our area. Any
child, regardless of age, by a single click on
our library system's link to ALA's
kidshealth.org, will be bombarded with sooth-
ing, pro-homosexual recruitment, such as this
invitation for minors not to be afraid of sam-
pling homosexual activity- "Some teens may
also experiment with sexual experiences,
including those with members of the same
sex, during the years they are exploring their
.own sexuality. These experiences, by them-
selves, do not necessarily mean that a person
is gay or straight." How does this homosexual
sales pitch differ from that of a drug pusher,
that is: "Here's a free sample, kid. If you like it,
I can give you all you want."
The time has come for Nassau County and
Fernandina officials to light a prairie fire and
signal to all America that our libraries will be
rescued from the Radical Militants who arro-
gantly want to control our and our kids' minds
and bodies.
Mike Thompson is past chairman of the
5,000-member, nonpartisan Florida
Conservative Union, former Sunday editor of
The Miami News and for 30 years was CEO of
Long Advertising Agency. He is a full-time resi-
dent ofAmelia Island. Author of three nonfic-
tion books and eight nationally syndicated TV
documentaries on politics and culture,
T7ompson is a graduate of the University of
Miami with honors in history. He chaired
Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign in
South Florida in 1976 and served 14 years as
Dade County's elected Republican state commit-
teeman. He and his wife Pat (a retired elemen-
tary-school teacher) will celebrate their 50th
wedding anniversary this year


It is not the perfectly good downtown library building
that needs to be replaced.


VOICE OF THE PEOPLE












COMMUNITY


FRIDAY. JUNE 24.2011/NEWS-LEADER


Amelia Island NSDAR celebrates Flag Day
JANE PHIILIPS COLLINS a
Regent. Amelia IslandNSDAR 71-tj j- j7 -


Fernandina Beach Mayor
Susan Hardee Steger pro-
claimed June 14, 2011 as
"National Flag Day" and the
week beginning June 13,
2011 as "National Flag Week"
in Fernandina Beach.
The proclamation was
received by Regent Jane
Collins, Flag Chairman Ruth
Reader and Jane Philips of
the Amelia Island National
Society Daughters of the
American Revolution at the
June 7 city commission meet-
ing.
A Flag Retirement
Ceremony for the Disposal of
Non-serviceable Flags of the
United States of America was
presented by Amelia Island
NSDAR on June 14. Steger
was the honored guest speak-
er. She spoke of the impor-
tance of patriotism to our
society. Steger is also a mem-
ber of the NSDAR.
Fire Chief Daniel Hanes
hosted the ceremony at
Fernandina Beach Fire
Station #1, with the help of
the firefighters and EMTs
stationed there. Our flag code
states: the flag, when it is no
longer a fitting emblem for
display, should be destroyed
in a dignified way, preferably
by burning. Burning is rec-
ommended so the flag can
never again be used in a dis-
respectful way. There were 84
flags retired that day.
2nd Vice Regent Carol
Elefterion was master of cere-
monies. She was assisted by


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Members of the Amelia Island National Society Daughters of the American
Revolution hold a Flag Retirement Ceremony, above.


Accepting a Flag Day proclamation at City Hall from
Mayor Susan Steger, second from left above, are, from
left, Regent Jane Philips Collins, Jane Garrett Philips
and Flag Chairman Ruth Harris Reader.


Chaplain Courtney Fassben-
der, NSDAR Organizing
Secretary General Jean
Mann, Flag of the United
States of America Southeast
Region Chairman Carolyne
James-Rudd, Flag Chairman
Ruth Reader and Regent Jane
Collins. Brenda Brubeck
recited the poem "My


American Warriors" by Linda
Davis. This poem won the
first place award in the
National Society's American
Heritage contest in 2010. East
Nassau County Military
Funeral Honors AP-3 Honor
Guard Ted Davis and.Gail
Davis presented the colors.
The.flag of the United


States of America is our
nation's symbol of liberty. It
speaks without voice the her-
itage of America. It speaks
with authority on a republic
in a democracy, and in the
form of govern nment provided
by the Constitution, as set
forth by our founding fathers.
This flag speaks for justice,
honor and integrity; it speaks
our sense of pride as
Americans.
Nothing is really ended
until it is forgotten. Our flag,
the symbol of freedom for
millions of citizens of our
great land and the banner
under which countless num-
bers have given their last
measure of devotion in wars
dt protect our freedom, will
never be forgotten. It is for
us, the living, in strength and
unity, to love and respect our
flag. As we remember our
flag, we know that it repre-
sents the living country and it
is a precious possession.


High time in the


Lord with Crawley


B ehold, God is
our salvation. .
We will trust
and not be
afraid for He is our
strength and our song,
therefore with joy in
our hearts we shall
draw water out of the
wells of salvation and
give thanks daily as we NO
call upon His name. TI
We've seen Sunday's
best on TV, heard them
sing soul-stirring songs, May
wishing we could be Kir
there, a bit closer to
them. Coming to this
area in July, we can get closer
too.
The 2009 Sunday Best
BET winner, Y'Anna Crawley,
will be in concert at 6 p.m.
July 16 at New Dimensions
Church of God by Faith, 3142
W. Edgewood Ave.,
Jacksonville.
This concert is sponsored
by Solid Rock Church of God
by Faith, Yulee, where Elder
Dr. Harry J. Johnson serves
as pastor. Ticket donations are
$33 beforehand and $40 at the
door. To g,-1 'i i... I ,in
advance, call Star Pollard at
583-2588. She will be able to.
assist you.
Others scheduled to
appear at this concert are
gospel artists Jarvis Mays and


Restoration, Chiniah
Pitts, Terri
Nightingale, Roosevelt
Forehand and the
Screw. This gospel
package is hosted by
Sherrie Roberts of
local radio WCGL
1360. This show
begins at 6 p.m., so
VAND get in your seats early
IEN for a high time in the
Lord. For information
call 225-5388 or 583-
ybelle 2588 or visit www.
land solidrockcogef.org.
The families of the
late Brother James
larris and Charles Shaw Jr.
(brother of Craig Brown)
appreciate all acts of kindness
shown to them during their
hours of bereavement and ask
God's continued blessings
upon you, their family and
friends.
Birthday wishes to
Kimbley Denman, Trina
Davis, Bennett Roberts,
Claudia Way, Tontyana Johns,
Kim Hopson, Edna Steeples,
Arridean Albertie, Monique
Ferguson and Melvin
Benjamin Jr. Congratulations
to Allan Terrell Johnson and
Luekisha Ann Jackson on
their beautiful wedding cere-
mony-June 11. May God bless
you with many years of happi-
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Yini Esquilin of Lake
Wales and Jeremy Matthias
Schreiber of Fernandina
Beach were married at 3:30
p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011, at
Walker's Landing at Omni
Amelia Island Plantation with
the Rev. Dwayne Sumner offi-
ciating. The reception fol-
lowed at Walker's Landing.
The bride is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Mario
Esquilin of San Juan, Puerto
Rico. The groom is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Schreiber
of Fernandina Beach.
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Baptist Church with Guy
Purvis, grandfather of the
groom, officiating.
The reception followed the
ceremony at the Malones' res-
idence on Lofton Creek in
Yulee.
The Hendrys spent their
honeymoon in Jamaica.
The bride is the daughter
of Ienry and Debbie Malone
of Yulee. The groom is the
son of Ann Smith and Milton
Hendry of Ocala and Mark
Purvis of Callahan.
Ashley is employed as a
registered nurse at Baptist
Medical Center Jacksonville.
Casey is employed with AEG
Electrical in Jacksonville.
The couple currently
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Sanford-Brown Institute To be named to the dean's
in Jacksonville has awarded list, a student must be
Kelly M. Brady, daughter of enrolled for at least 12 semes-
Karen and Cornelius ter hours of graded courses
(Connor) Brady, the certifi- and attain a semester grade
cate of medical assistant. point average of 3.6 or higher.
Brady maintained a 4.0 0 Northeastern Univer-
grade point average, receiving sity celebrated its 109th comr
an A-plus in all her courses, mencement May 6 at TD
clinical and externship. Garden in Boston.
Graduation is scheduled for Fernandina Beach resident
Aug. 19. Brady'sQ future plan Daniel Harrison Davis, a
is to obtain a registered nurse Northeastern University stu'
degree. dent majoring in business
o Charles Tyler Womble administration, was one of tl e
of Fernandina Beach was 3,200 graduating seniors. In
named to Wofford College's addition, Davis graduated
spring dean's list. with high honors.


CLEAN MARINA DAY












ANGEIA DAUGHTRY/NEWI.S- LEADER
Sheena Chin of the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection presents dockmaster Kevin
little with a plaque designating the Fernandina Ilarbor
Marina as a "Clean Marina," during a boat show event at
the marina. The designation means the marina is now
implementing practices designed to protect the natural
environment.


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FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011/News-Leader


RELIGION


RELIGION


Spaghetti,

My friend's sudden anger and
urge to grab the lady took him by
surprise. He knew it was no way for a
missionary to act. As she quickly
walked away cradling his large bowl
'of spaghetti, his'rage, and then guilt,
swelled within him. It wouldn't have
been so bad if she were from Haiti,
the country where he and his family
were serving the Lord, but she too
was from the United States.
The incident took place at a piv-
otal time in my friend's life. His fami-
ly was discouraged, burned out ana
ready to quit being missionaries alto-
gether. If it hadn't been for an unex-
pected financial gift that had allowed
them to place one of their children in
an English-speaking private school,
quitting is probably just what they
would have done.
At one point, it had gotten so bad


meatballs,
that for weeks, all
they ate was a few
pitiful vegetables
they had been able
N E to grow in their gar-
den. That, coupled
with knowing they
had to bring food to
a covered dish din-
ner at the new
PULPIT school they were a
NOTES part of, had them
pretty stressed out.
My friend finally
Pastor came up with a sim-
Rob Goyeue ple plan. For days,
they scratched and
saved to make a meal that they
thought most people at the covered
dish dinner would avoid. Because at
such events paper plates are the
norm, and spaghetti is a lot messier


attitudes and God's provision

than fried chicken and finger foods, friend felt so much like quitting, God instead of what he didn't, God's
his thought was that he and his fami- spoke to him a wonderful word that blessings began to overtake hil
ly would have plenty of leftovers to forever changed his life. It comes Today, this dear friend and i
take home. from the book of Isaiah, chapter 60 family have literally touched th
Interestingly, his strategy almost and verse one. sands upon thousands of people
worked. Right up until the end of the "Arise (from the depression and around the world. They've plan
event, almost the entire bowl of prostration in which circumstances large, successful churches in Ii
spaghetti and meatballs was have kept you rise to a new life)! Nepal, Sri-Lanka and Pakistan
untouched. It wasn't until he finally Shine (be radiant with the glory of multitudes have been blessed
rose up to take home his prize that the Lord), for your light has come, because of their perseverance
all his expectations slid from his and the glory of the Lord has risen influence.
bowl into someone else's. She had upon you!" (Amplified version) And to think, all that could I
come out of nowhere, armed with a There, in that moment, my friend been lost over a bowl of spaghe
large Tupperware container. As realized how rotten his attitude had few meatballs and a bad attitude
stealthy as he was in devising his become and how low he had allowed Wouldn't that have been a share
plan, she grabbed his bowl of his faith to drop. After straightening "I have been young, and nov
spaghetti, dumped it into hers, things out with God, and making a old, yet I have not seen the rigl
popped on the lid and walked away. If decision to obey God's word, things forsaken or his children beggir
it hadn't been for God's restraining drastically changed. Never again did bread." (Psalm 37:25)
power, meatballs would have surely his family lack for food. It seemed Robert L Goyette is pastor of
been rolling on the floor, that as soon as he determined to Living Waters World Outreach (
Thankfully, at a time when my focus his faith on what he had, rgoy@livfngwatersoutre


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Double the blessing
When you see an item you need on "two for
one" sale, and you don't need two, please think
of The Salvation Army Hope House and pick
up two anyway one for its emergency food
pantry and one for you.
Items needed most right now for Nassau
neighbors in need are: canned vegetables,
fruits and meats, macaroni and cheese, fruit
juice, breakfast cereal and small and large jars
of peanut butter, jellies and jams.
For information call 321-0435 or stop by the
Hope House, 410 S. Date St., Fernandina
Beach.

-Women'sseries
Women of Power Biblical and Practical Life
Study Series will be held June 25 from 10 a.m.-
noon at the Amelia Island Museum of History,
. 233 S. Third St.
The mission of this study series is to assist
: women by providing inspiration, motivation,.
Education and empowerment for purposeful
^ living. The classes will be divided into two ses-
Ssions: 10-10:55 a.m. facilitated by Evangelist
!-Valerie Baker, and 11-11:55 a.m. facilitated by
Evangelist LaVerne Floyd Mitchell.
This will be a fun time of learning and shar-
ing. For information contact Valerie Baker at
S635-8789.

Franklintown anniversary
On June 26 at 4 p.m., Franklintown United
Methodist Church at historic American Beach
will celebrate its 123rd church anniversary,
: which began 123 years agqo in "Ole .
Franklintown" (now Amelia Island Plantation).
Pastor Avis Smith and the congregation
invite the community to join them. The
anniversary guest speaker will be The Rev.


Ronald Walters of Olivet Missionary Baptist
Church,'Lake City, with his soul-stirring
gospel choir.
Morning worship guest speaker will be
Evangelist Wilhemina Green of Greater
Beulah Missionary Baptist Church,
Jacksonville, at 11 a.m., along with "Karar," an
outreach liturgical dance ministry. For infor-
mation about the services, times or directions,
contact the church at 277-2726. Dinner will be
served.

Men's Day
Prince Chapel A.M.E. Church of
Nassauville will celebrate its annual Men's
Day service at 4 p.m. on June 26. Come and
celebrate. Brother Charles Albert, Pro Tem.
The Rev. Pauline Tucker, pastor:

Gospel singers
Sunbeam Gospel Singers will be at
Friendship Baptist Church at 7 p.m. op June
26. This event is sponsored by Deacon
Dinkens. For information call 225-5792.

Tuesdayworship
Join the Salvation Army Hope House every
Tuesday at noon for its'Weekly Worship
Service. Pastor David Bradsher of Grace
Community Church will
delve into the Word of God through music and
words on June 28. For information call 321-
0435 or stop by the
Hope House, located at 410 S. Date St.
Birthdayparty
Bible Baptist Church, 820 South 14th St.,
will celebrate the country's birthday on July 3
at 11 .m. with food, a kids' bounce house and
Le Warren & Family playing bluegrass
music. Call 261-5457 for details.


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS & MORE

Faith Chistian completed fifth grade.
Plunge into a beach adventure filled with
At Discovery Summer Camp, campers Bible stories, music, crafts, snacks and recre-
explore their talents and creativity through a action. Call 261-9527.
variety of activities. Along the way, campers wM ntC rn
will broaden their horizons as they discover New Mount C mel
the power they have to change the world New Mount Carmel Church, 77294
around them. Call 321-2137 or visit www.fcaan- Lippizan Court, Yulee, will host Vacation Bible
gels.com. School June 29-July 1 from 5-7 p.m..
AP i n *ts Experience "Where Jesus is Wild about You!"
Amea apBible classes are scheduled for preschoolers
SAmelia Baptist Church hosts "Club VBS: to adults. Activities include crafts, music and
Beach Blast!" June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-noon. games. Call 225-0190 or email
Beach Blast is free and open to age 3 through nmcyulee@yahoo.com.




Worship this week


at the place of your choice


St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You!
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantic
8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist \
9:15 a.ni. Breakfast Burns Hall'
10:00 a.rn. Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE" 2nd Sunday
904-261-4293
www.stpetersparish.org






Sunday School .................................. 9:30 am
Sunday Worship,.............................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA......................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nssauville Roed County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL32034
261-4741
www.springhillbaptistfb.org


"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL
Comer of BucancerTr. & Gering Road. Femandlna Bd
For More Information Call: 261-9527


? AMELIA
PLANTATION
S'"- C CHAPEL
Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11.15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4144
Off AlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
www.ameliaclapel.com


Rev. Jose Kallukalam
Saturday Vigil Mass 4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Massat Yulee United Methodist Church
Sunday Masses 00am, 10:00am. & 12:00pm
Daily Mass 8:30am Mon., Wed., Thurs & Fri.
6 pm Tuesday
SHoly Day Masses Vigil 6:00pm;
Holy Day 8:30am, 6:00pm
Confessions: Saturday 3:15pm 3:45 pm or by appt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fbx 804-321-1901
Emergency Number: 904-277-6566




Living Waters
wo rld-outreach
.. . Corv.'tr.' -V Worsrp
SLIN 9:30am
y ^) WED 7 :00pm
0Youth, Nutrery &
S Children's Ministries
321 -2117
sso 0 pes '. OtAIAfmiiawfAdnal
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New Vision
Congregational
Church, UCC'
Worship Sundays
at 10:00 am
96074 Chsrlsir Road In ul.r
N.,: i.- .rlCin n grll nal. In. r I. ',-
9041 2 5-L 0 9


GIFTFOR COA


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A $5,000 check for the Council on Aging's Meals on Wheels program was present-
ed to COA Executive Director Ken Willette by the members of Prince of Peace
Lutheran Church, organizers of the Amelia Island Shrimp Festival booth who
obtained a matching grant of $900 from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (included
in the gift). More than 40 volunteers worked the booth to make this donation possi-
ble. Back row, from left, are Clay Chaffee, Bill Maule, Darrell Heun and Ted
Wessel. Front row are Marty Iverson, Ken Willette, Pastor Ida Iverson, Claudia
Kavan and Bill Hansberry.




FIRST BAPTIST OF YULEE SCHOLAR


Bishop Alvin Lewis of First
Baptist Church, Yulee,
presents Skyla D. Jackson :
i'with the' Marie M. Lofton '
Scholarship ($500) on June
12. Jackson is a Yulee High
School graduate, the church
school secretary, a member
of the youth choir and a
member of the Jackson
Praise Dance group. The
Marie M. Lofton Memorial
Scholarship was established
in 2009 and is funded for
six years. Lofton was an
ardent supporter of young
adolescents in their
Christian walk as well as
their quest for academic
excellence. A reasonable
expectation for an increase
(from $500 to $700) and
an extension for six more
years is sanctioned by the
family of Lofton.
SUBMITTED


Y ULEE '-'-
BPTMJJ&CHLJ
W sois Always Welcome/
Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15 am and 11:00 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
Nursery Provided For All
Servicewww.Yuleebaptistchurch.com
85971 Harts Rd., West 904*225-128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 2258Q09


CELEBRATION
BAPTIST CHURCH
Innovative Soy/, 'Contemporary Music,
Casua/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
Connecting tlth Christ..
Conncting with Peple.



~ VYULEE UNITED
METHODIST
CHURCH

Please join us for
SUNDAY SERVICES:
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM

A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bohlen Sr., Pastor
The (Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
SOtdetlrl .,w Mtembehrr Clu,,. 9 a.m.
Sullndl chor '1 9:0r1 a.n.
.terrning Iiirship 10:30 a.m. every Sundua
SWednciday N'oon-dUY' Praver
tlWednesd Mitd-week Service -9 p.m..Ministrius:
Bus & litn, Coupler, Singlelr, )ulth


Christ
Fellowship
(2 Church
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
Oust 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


FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
MORE THAN A CHURCH,.WE'RE FAMILY"
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School ............. 9:4SA.M.
Worship Service............ 10:5SA.M.
Discipleship Training ........... 6OOP.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6;OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper... 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7:OOPM.
736 Bonnleview Road (romsrom Sadlr Rd)
904-261-4615 (church office)
EVERYONE WELCOME
Nursery provided
Spolntsbaptlstchurch.org


First Baptist
Church
Fernandina Beach
SUNDAY WORSHIP
9:00 Life Groups
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM
904-261-3617
FBFirst.com



BLACKROCK BAPTIST
CHURCH
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
261-6220
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
vwww.blackrockbaptist.com


Memorial
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Sat he Beach *

Sunday 11:15 am
Wednesday-Bile Study-7:00 pm
Contemporary
Non-denominational
Pastor David Cubbedge
904-507-9004
312 5.8th. Ferandino BeachFL 32034


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SPORTS


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FRIDAY, JUNI 24.2011
JEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACII, F.LORIDA:


PHOTOS BY BRITA HARRIS/FORTHE NEWS-LEADE1'
Josh Mazur, left, and Patrick Croft compete June 11 for the Team rernandina Stingrays. The pair of swimmers will be back in action this Saturday with the team's third meet.




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Stingrays, from left, Faith Twiggs, Finn
O'Malley and Carmen Watson.


Stingrays winners over Arlingwood, Beaches teams
The Fernandina Stingrays """' "
edged out both the Arling- r ,..
wood Swim Team and Beach- .
es Aquatics in a tri-meet June jO
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Several of the Stingray
swimmers swam personal
best times. Brendan Twiggs,
11, dropped a whopping 20
seconds in his 100-yard indi-
vidual medley event and nine.
seconds in his 50-yard
freestyle.
Jake Drummond, a new
swimmer, also dropped 20
seconds in the 25-yard back-
stroke.
Maddie Young dropped 18
seconds in the 11-12 girls 100
individual medley.
Another impressive swim
was made by Katie Rojas,
who improved her time in the
100 IM event by 11 seconds.
Carmen Watson broke a
2007 11-12 girls IM record
with a time of 1:12.36.
The 11-18 2006 boys
freestyle relay record was
broken by the relay team of
Jonathon Purdy, Josh Reeve,
Patrick Croft and Bryson
Baxter for their second
record of the season.
The Stingrays' youngest
swimmer, Kaia Harris;
showed how hard work pays
off by dropping her time in
the 25-yard freestyle by 11
seconds and by 15 seconds in
the 25-yard backstroke.


Swimming for the Stingrays are Gracie
Dillingham, above; Griffin Young, right;
and first-year swimmer Lenny Ross,
below.


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Stingrays; Kaja Harris is all smiles during the June 11 meet


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FRIDAY, JUNE 24,2011 SPORTS News-Leader


HOOPS CAMP


A four-day
basketball
camp
wrapped up
Thursday at
Fernandina
Beach High
School.
Tykeem
Kortekaas, far
left, aims for
the basket.
Teddi Lesoine
defends while
Jake Cavan
shoots, left.
Below left,
Julie Fournier
tries to block
Price Moore's
shot. Jason
Ohlendorf
heads to the
basket with
Patrick
Borgman in
tow.
BETHJONES
NEWS-LEADER


Elm Street uttle League
T-ball opening day is at 9:30 a.m. July 9 at
Charles Albert Field at Elm Street Little
League. Contact Wayne Peterson at 753-
1633 for information.
Elm Street Little League's sports awards
banquet will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the
MLK Center.

Yoga for cancer survivors
Y Yoga will be offering for breast cancer
survivors or for those in treatment a special
yoga class starting. June 26 at 5 p.m. This
class will be designed to reduce stress,
increase flexibility, energize the spirit, calm the
mind and strengthen the body. The cost is $5
a session. For information, call 415-9642.

Hornets on the small screen
The Yulee High School football team's
Sept. 10 matchup with Buford, Ga., will tenta-
tively be televised on Comcast. Buford is a
four-time defending state champion in 2A.

SummerbasketballinYulee
There will be a summer basketball league
for boys and girls at Yulee Middle School iii
July. Games start July 8 and play runs
through Aug. 6. Cost is $175 per team. Each
team will referee games. For details, email.
james.richards@nassau .k12.fl.ug or
jonathan.ball@nassau.k 2.fl.us.

Fenandina Pop Warner
Fernandina Beach Pop Warner is holding
registration for football and cheerleading.
Early registration fee is $100 with a $75 fee
for each additional sibling. Fees go up July 1.
Register at www. leaguelineup.com/fbpwa.
Call Chrisie McNulty Oliver. at 277-9660.

Independence5KJuly2
The third annual Independence 5K will
take place on Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
A favorite of runners, participants can race,
run or walk through the shaded tree-canopied
resort. Additionally, a one-mile youth Fun Run
will be held immediately after the 5K, so pint
size junior family members can join in-the fun.
The courses will begin and end at the


Omni Amelia Island Plantation Racquet Park
parking lot, next to the Verandah Restaurant
at 6800 First Coast Highway.
Check-in and day-of-race registration is
from 7-7:45 a.m. The races begin at 8 a.m.
The youth Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. Awards
will be given out to the top overall male and
female and the top two male and female win-
ners in 14 age categories. All children in the
one-mile run will get an award for finishing.
Pre-register by mail (forms can be found
on AmelialslandRunners.com); in person
(forms are available at the Omni Amelia Island
Plialalion s Health & Fitness Center); or reg-
ister directly online at Active.com.
Cost is $25 per adult; $15 per child (12
and under). On race day, checks and cash
only will be accepted. All pre-registered partic-
ipants will receive a goody bag, which will
include one race T-shirt and surprises from
race sponsors.
Sponsors of the Vida Race Series
Independence 5K include: Vida Fitness, Omni
Amelia Island Plantation, the McArthur Family
YMCA and Current Running. Call 277-5193.

Challenger Bowling
Nassau Challenger Bowling League for the
physically and mentally challenged meets the
second Saturday each month from 3-5 p.m. at
the Nassau Bowling Center in Yulee. Call
Melinda Willaford at 261-3136 for information.

Sailing ub meets
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at
7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Bill Bass at
277-4398 or wwbass@bellsouth.net or visit
www.ameliaislandsailing.org.

Boules ub
Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. behind
the Atlantic,Avenue Recreation Center and
Wednesday at 6.p.m. on the petanque
courts at the south end of the downtown mari-
na. Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both
horseshoes and bocde, the Italian bowling
game: The public is always welcome to join in
and learn this easy, fun game for all ages. For
information, call :491-1190.


RECREATION ROUNDUP

The city of Fernandina Peck Gym weight room is at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per tic Avenue Recreation Center is $250 (additional fee for Atlantic Center pool pub-
Beach Recreation Depart- open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. day for city residents ($5 non- ($5 deposit, refundable if check-out dives). Register at lic swim hours are from from
ment (www.fbfl.us) offers: Monday through Friday and city)., returned within a year). Atlantic Center. Call Kathy 3-6 p.m. weekdays ($2) and
S* Callaghan's English from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satur- Open basketball is Mon- Lap swim is from 6-9 a.m. Russell at 277-7350. from noon to 5 p.m. week-
Soccer Camp is July 11-15 at days and Sundays. Cost is $3 days and Wednesdays from and noon to 3 p.m. Monday Aqua 1 water aerobics is ends ($3)..Monthly pool pass-
the athletic complex on Bailey a day or $25 a month for city 11 a.m. to 5!15 p.m., Thurs- through Friday at Atlantic from 10-10:55 a.m. weekdays es are available.
Road for ages 5-14 (9 a.m. to .residents ($30 non-city). Per- days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Center. Cost is $2 a day. at the Atlantic Center pool. Shotokan karate classes
noon) and ages 15-18 (4-7 sonal training is available. Fee and Saturdays and Sundays Fernandina Beach Scuba Deep water aerobics (aqua fit- for ages 6 and up with instruc-
).m.); fee is $125 with a $10 is $30 per session, $75 per from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peck Club meets at 6 p.m. the sec- nes# belts required) is Mon- tor Jerry Williamson are from
discount for a sibling. Fee week (three sessions) or $200 Gym, based on availability. ond Friday at the Atlantic Ave- days, Wednesdays and Fri- 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and
includess a T-shirt. Register a month (two sessions per Coed exercise is from nue Recreation Center. Call days from 11-11:55 a.m. Cost Wednesdays in the Peck
through July 8 at the Atlantic week for four weeks). ri-ii.,' 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Kathy Russell, 753-1143, or e- is $50 per mont-h ,il, resi- Center auditorium. Fee is $40
Avenue Recreation Center. )..-J ::g-7 .:.. 'r tii diietary .Thursdays at the MLK Center. mail krussell@fbfl:org: ."' dents) and .55 I nor-iir ., lor monthly for city. residents ($45
Team camps may be sched- analysis and food program. Fee is $2 per class (city), $3 PADI open water scuba one class per day; $60 (city for non-city). Uniforms are
uled. Visit www.callaghansoc- Call Jay at 277-7364. (non-city). certification is available; must residents) and $70 (non-city) available through the instruc-
cer.com or call Jason at 277- '* Adult volleyball is from 7- Check out Central Park provide masks, snorkels, fins, for two classes; or $5 for one tor. Register at the Atlantic
7256. 9 p.m.. Tuesday and Fridays tennis courf keys at the Atlan- booties and weight belts. Fee class, $10 for two. Avenue Recreation Center.







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Baptist Church in Yulee.
Calvary Baptist
Tabernacle, led by the Rev.
Michael S. Bowen, formerly of
Blackrock Baptist Church,
held its first services May 29.
A native of Sumter, S.C.,
Bowen was educated at North
Greenville University.
He received the call to the
ministry in 1993 and was
ordained at Hillcrest Baptist
Church, S.C., in 1995.
When God laid it on his
heart to start a church in the
Yulee/Fernandina Beach
area, Bowen chose to focus on
"old time religion," which he
says includes hymns, choirs,
night services, Sunday school
and fiery preaching.
The church held its first
baptism in the ocean at Main
Beach in Fernandina on
Sunday, June 19.
The current series of ser-
mons is taken from Acts 2: 41-
49 "A church that is alive is
worth the drive."
Bowen says he finds it
amusing that his wife was
boi'n on Halloween, his daugh-
ter was born on Friday the
13th and yet he is a preacher.
Bowen shares his home
with wife Jennifer, their
daughter Al -. .Jade and the
family feline, George.
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle
is located at 87688 Roses Bluff
Road, Yulee. Sunday : )., i ainL:
service is at 9:30 a.m., with
Sunday school at 4:45 p.m.
and evening service at 6 p.m.
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pastor Mike Bowen of the new Calvary Baptist
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Conservation Center and is the
result of the center's collabora-
tioni with the AZA Indian Rhino
Species Survival Plan.
'The infant's sire (father) was
the first Indian rhino born in
North America (1974), who
came to the center in 2006 from
the Toronto Zoo after siring
calves there. The calf is doing
well being raised by his dam
(mother), who came to White
Oak in 2009 from the San Diego
Zoo Safari Park.
"A new rhino calf is always
an exciting addition for both
staff and guests, but this par-


ticular birth took years of plan-
ning and coordination," said
Steve Shurter, director of con-
servation. "With the help ofzoo
partners, and a lot of patience
and care from our vets and
keepers, we were able to pro-
vide just the right environment
for the parent rhinos to produce
and raise their bouncing baby
rhino calf. We couldn't be more
pleased with the result."
The Indian, or Greater One-
Horned Rhino, is considered to
have a vulnerable status in the
wild with a population of approx-
imately 2,500 remaining. They
are found in Nepal and India
where they live in moist river
valleys.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 24.2011
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA


INDEPENDENCE DAY

Sounds on Centre
Sounds on Centre presents "Fernandinaville
Parrot Head Mania" on July 1 to kick off the
July 4th long weekend. Enjoy the sights and
sounds as Jimmy Parish and the Ocean Waves
create a "Margaritaville" vibe on Centre Street.
The noinlihly outdoor concerts, sponsored
by the Historic Fernandina Business
Association, are free to the public and held on
Centre Street between Front and Second
streets from 6-8 p.m. Bring a chair and your
dancing shoes. For information, sponsorship
opportunities or volunteering contact Loren
Lum at 321-1605 or lorenlum@p5pro.com.
Patriotic music
The IBSA All-State Student Choir will make
three concert appearances on Amelia Island the
July 4th weekend, with a "God and Country"
themed repertoire.
The IBSA All State conductor for 2011 is
Pam Helton, associate professor of voice at
Florida State College at Jacksonville and music
director of the Amelia Baptist Church of
Fernandina Beach.
* The concerts, which are open to the public
and free of charge, will be held July 2 at 4 and 5
p.m. at the Spa & Shops at the Omni Resort at
-Amelia,Island Plantation and July 3 at 10:30 a.m.
at Amelia Baptist Church Sunday and at 7:30
p.m. at the Peters Point beach pavilion area. For
information call 261-9527.
Union Garrison
The Union Garrison takes place the first
weekend of every month at Fort Clinch State
Park, featuring living history interpreters who
bring the fort to life, giving visitors a chance to
see how the soldiers lived during the Civil War.
Activities may include powder artillery demon-
strations, medical demonstrations and soldier
drills.
Additionally, soldiers and civilians offer a
glimpse into garrison life by taking up duty in
the laundry, infirmary, barracks and kitchen.
Events are July 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 3
from 9 a.m. until noon. For details, call 277-7274
or visit www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch.
Birthdayparty
Bible Baptist Church, 820 South 14th St.,
will celebrate the country's birthday on July 3
at 11 a:m. with food, a kids' bounce house and.
Lee Warren & Family playing bluegrass music.
Call 261-5457 for details.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AMELIA ISLAND FILM SOCIETY
"Bill Cunningham New York" details the life of New York Times society photographer
Bill Cunningham, at work above.


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For the News-Leader
Next weekend, the Amelia Island Film
Society will kick off its July series at
Fernandina Little Theatre by presenting to
Nassau County and Northeast Florida the
new, visually exciting documentary, "Bill
Cunningham New York."
This film by Richard Press, produced by
Zeitgeist Films, will be a Northeast Florida
premier, say organizers. Three screenings
are planned including a special photogra-
phers' screening and reception on Saturday,
July 2 at 7:30 p.m. for $15. On Sunday, July 3
screenings will be held at 5 and 7:30 p.m. at
the regular AIFS ticket price of $8 for mem-
bers and $10 for non-members.
"Bill Cunningham," released in theaters
in March, has been acclaimed nationwide as
a remarkable film that documents the life of
New York Times photographer Bill
Cunningham, a "Schwinn-riding cultural
anthropologist" who for years has chronicled
fashion trends and high-society charity
soirees for the newspaper's Style section in
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Hours." The film shows Cunningham at
work on the street and at the office and at
home, a Carnegie Hall studio.
Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times
said, "It's a real privilegeto watch this film!".
"Fascinating! A smart, playful movie! As
match a portrait of a kind of artist as it is a
document of a city's evolving sense of style,"
writes Wesley Morris of the Boston Globe.
Local photographer Libby Wilkes, author
of Amelia Island Fernandina Beach,
Florida A Visual Ecstasy, says this is one
of most interesting films she has.seen, with
specific meaning to artists of all kinds.
Also for the 4th of July weekend, the clas-
sic "Yankee Doodle Dandy" with James
Cagney in the starring role will show free to
allAIFS members at 2:30 p.m. On Friday,
July 1 at 7:30 p.m. the drama "Welcome to
the Rileys" (2010), starring James Gandolfini
and Kristen Stewart, will open the series.
Tickets, except the special photogra-
phers' screening, are $10 pel i\ewing (.S for
AIFS members) and available at T'he Book
Loft and Books Plus on Centre Street in
downtown Fernandina Beach. Or call 624-
1145 or visit www.aifsociety.org. If :ot 51:0ld
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Nassau County "hams" will join
with thousands of amateur radio
operators who will be showing off
their emergency capabilities June
25-26 at the Home Depot parking
lot in Yulee. .,-
The Amateur -- '
Radio Emergency RRL
Services (ARES) / AF L
group will be DAY
demonstrating
amateur radio from -.
noon on June 25 until 2 p.m. June 26
(including overnight operations).
They invite the public to come and
see ham radio's new capabilities and
learn how to get their own FCC
radio license before the next disaster
strikes.
To learn more about amateur
radio, go to www.emergency.org. For
more information contact Brian
Kopp. emergency coordinator,
Nassau County Amateur Radio
Services, at brian Okilocharlie5.com
or 261-0050.

CAR SHOW
The ARC Nassau Car Showwill
be held June 25 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
at ARC, on US 17 North. Trophies
will be awarded for Top 20. Best of


Choice.
There will,
be fun for
the whole
family. including good food, prizes.
games for children, a 50/50 raffle
and more.
For information call Judy at ARC
Nassau at 225-9355. Vehicle entry
fee is $25. The event is sponsored by


4th of July

Freedom Fest
Celebrate Independence Day with your
family and join your neighbors and friends at
the Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival, to be
held in Central Park in Fernandina Beach on
Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., fol-
lowed by a patriotic parade on Centre Street
at 7 p.m., a concert of Americana music at
8:15 p.m. in front of the Depot, and capped
by fireworks at the Fernandina Harbor
Marina at approximately 9:30 p.m.
The Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival at
Central Park will feature a Touch-A-Truck
Public Safety display to exhibit vehicles from
the city of Fernandina Beach police,
fire/rescue and
streets depart-
ments, Nassau
County Sheriff's
Office and
fire/rescue,
Florida Highway
Patrol, Coast
Guard and more.
The display is
scheduled to
include cars,
trucks, a helicopter, boats, motorcycles,
dump trucks, garbage trucks, excavators,
front-end loaders, 18-wheel log truck, school
buses and other service vehicles and
machinery.
Musical entertainment will be provided
throughout the festival on the Freedom.
Stage by The Beech Street Blues Band.
Other activities include a.Parent-Child Look-
A-Like Contest (sign up starting at 10 a.m.,
contest between 1 and 1:30 p.m.), an All
American Apple Pie Contest with a $100 first
prize, teamwork games, Fun for the Kids
playground, food and arts and crafts ven-
dors. Parents and kids, make a thank you
card to send to a member of the active mili-
tary and veterans at the Craft Center.
Everyone is invited to wear their patriotic
red, white and blue to either participate in
the Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival
Parade, which starts at 7 p.m., or find a spot
on Centre Street to watch. After the parade,
gather in front of the Depot at 8:15 p.m., at
the foot of Centre Street, to enjoy a concert
of patriotic and Americana folk music plus a
'election of marches and other music in the
spirit of Independence Day by the Amelia
Arts Academy New Horizons Band. The
annual city of Fernandina Beach 4th of July
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First Coast Paint & Body, Enterprise
Rent-A-Car and Advance Auto Parts.
Proceeds will benefit the programs
and services supporting adults with
developmental disabilities.

FREE HIV TESTS
The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health
(CREED) and the
Nassau County ,at ona
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public awareness
about the importance of
HIV prevention.
Free, confidential HIV counseling
and testing will be offered on June
27 at the Nassau County Health
Department, 86014 Pages Dairy
Road. Yulee, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For
information about local testing sites
contact the department at 548-1800.

TASTY FUNiDRAISER
In honor of Cats Angels' l0th-year
anniversary. join them for a special
tasting event prepared by Chef
Robert
Camp of
PLAEon CotstAnges
June 29
from 5-7 p.m. at 1241 Harrison Point
Trail. Fernandina Beach.
Tickets are $50 per person and
include wine. beer and soft drinks.
Dress is cocktail attire. A few tickets
remain and are available at the Cats
Angels Thrift Store. 709 S. Eighth
St., and Amelia Island Personal
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OUT AND ABOUT


SPECIAL EVENTS
A benefit for Brenda
Mikus will be held July 2
from 2-11 p.m. at the Flight
747 Lounge pavilion
(behind the hotel), 1500
Airport Road, Jacks6nville.
Enjoy a day of music by Big
Engine, Rosco Cain, One Nite
Stand, Shifting Gears, Zero-N,
Kymystry and Circle of
Influence, to name a few, as
well as food, drinks, a silent
auction and raffle prizes,
including a trip for two to Las
Vegas. No cover charge, just
donations.
Mikus, the sister of Big
Engine lead singer Tony
Mikus, suffers from pulmonary
fibrosis and requires a double
lung transplant. To be eligible
she must have the money for
anti-rejection medication
($7,000 the first month alone)
and the $40,000 deductible
for the operation.
Donations also may be
made by check payable to
Brenda Mikus Lung
Transplant, account number
1010320147195, Wells Fargo,
P.O. Box 1581, Callahan, FL
'32011. Or call Getchen
Nighbert at the bank at (904)
879-3510. For information or
to donate raffle items, call
Tony Mikus at (904) 928-
9586.

Nassau County's first
annual SAO Picnic Basket
Auction Benefit: Supporting
Victim Advocacy, will be
held July 9 from noon to 2
p.m. at the Nassau County
Courthouse on Centre
Street in Fernandina Beach.
All State Attorney's Office
staff, business partners and
citizens of the Fourth District
are invited to participate in an
afternoon of good eats, good
fun, and great door prizes.
Seating is limited. RSVP by
contacting Latisha Hill as
soon as possible at 548-4700,
ext. 2715 or
LatishaH@coj.net.
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Everyone is welcome to
join Walkin' Nassau for a
club meeting on July 13 at 6
p.m. at Caf6 Karibou to dis-
cuss how to participate in
the club/walks and
announce upcoming walk-
ing events. The meeting
begins promptly at 6 p.m., fol-
lowed by drinks and/or dinner
for those interested in staying
to get to know other club
members.
Need more exercise?
Want to find a friendly group
to walk with? Join Walkin'
Nassau, a non-competitive
walking club. The club not
only has walking events but
also enjoys social times
together.
For more information con-
tact Dyanne Hughes at 206-
4417 or dyhughes@att.net or
Jane Baily at 261-9884 or
dnjbailey@mindspring.com.
* *
The newly designated
. and expanded Arts And
Culture Nassau, formerly
the Fernandina Beach Arts
Council, will hold a free
Community Forum on July
23 from 10 a.m.-noon at the
Betty P Cook Nassau
Center, 76346 William
Burgess Blvd., Yulee.
Representatives from all of
Nassau County's arts organi-
zations will discuss the cur-
rent status and future of the


arts in the community, then
local videographer Emily Jane
Murry will lead an Introduction
To Video Production seminar,
which will provide basic infor-
mation on planning, shooting
and editing video for prospec-
tive projects. All are welcome.

The Amelia Island
Convention & Visitors
Bureau is taking entries for
The Second Annual Great
Southern Tailgate Cook-off
Aug. 26-27. Teams can regis-
ter to participate until.Aug. 15;
however, entries after Aug. 1
will incur an additional $15
fee.
The cook-off will be held at
Main Beach on Amelia Island
and will include entries on .
both the professional and
-amateur level. Teams will
compete for more than
$20,000 in prize money and
trophies. This is a Kansas City
Barbeque Society sanctioned
event and will serve as a
Florida State Championship
contest.
Cost is $100 per backyard
(amateur) team and $250 per
professional team. Enter a
best sauce and seafood cate-
gory for an additional $25. A
new contest is the cook's
choice, $25 to enter and the
winner takes all. The event
will also be kicking off football
season and will include a
"Best Decorated" team booth.
To register or for informa-
tion visit www.gstailgate-
cookoff.com. Follow
AmelialslandBBQ ornTwitter
or like AmelialslandBBQ on
Facebook to stay informed
about the upcoming event.

The Fernandina Beach
High School Class of 1976
35-year reunion will take
place Aug. 27 from 6:30-11
p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill
Melton Road. If you have not
received your invitation con-
tact Joyce A. Jones at joyce-
jones01 @gmail.com or 583-
1949 for information. RSVP
deadline is Aug. 11.
* *
Take a chance on win-
ning two tickets to the
Florida/Georgia football
game Oct. 29 (drawing is
Oct. 23); three seats to the
Taylor Swift concert Nov. 11
(drawing is Nov. 4); or two
tickets to the Daytona 500
on Feb. 26, 2012 (drawing is
Feb. 19, 2012). All raffle tick-
ets are'$1 each and available
at the*Paws-Ability RAIN
Resale Store in the Harris
Teeter Shopping Center on
Amelia Island, the Fernandina
Beach Animal Clinic, Cat
Clinic of Fernandina Beach,
Nassau County Animal
Services or the Northeast
Florida Fair (in October). Or
call (904) 879-5861 or visit
PayPal online to purchase.

ART/GALLERIES-

The Amelia Island
Plantation Artists' Guild &
Gallery will present free,
live painting demonstration
on June 27 at 7 p.m. at their
gallery.
See the island Greenway
come alive as Ed Moser,
gallery member artist, takes a
clean, white canvas to a com-
pleted painting in about an
hour. Watch trees, sky and
water begin to look real as
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techniques throughout the
demonstration. The gallery is
located at 94 Amelia Village
Circle at The Spa and Shops
at Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. This program is
open to the public, with ques-
tions and answers following.
For information call the gallery
at 432-1750.

SAnn Kemp will have an
exhibit of photographic
images titled
"Photosynthesis: Seeing
with my Heart, Mind and
Soul" at the Mclntosh Art
Association in Darien, Ga.,
from July 1-Aug. 30.The
reception will be July 7 from
5-7 p.m. at the Old Jail Art
Center, 404 North Way in
Darien. The public is invited to
attend. Visit www.mcintoshar-
tassociation.com for details.
Call (912) 437-7711.

One of the premier art
doll makers, Akira Blount, is
coming to Amelia Island to
teach her particular style of
doll making, sponsored by
Amelia Island Artists
Workshop, July 11-15. Cost
is $600.
Blount's work has been
collected all over the world.
She has been published more
than 30 times in magazines
and in several books and her
work is in some very well


JULY 4TH
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The Ritz-Carlton
Summer's deep blue
Atlantic Ocean provides a
dramatic background for an
All-American Independence
Day Barbecue on The Ritz-.
Carlton, Amelia Island's
oceanfront lawn. The Red,.
White, and The Deep Blue
Celebration on July 4 begins
at 7 p.m. with fun and games
for the whole family and live
music by Whiskey Bent, a
country-rock band.
Guests will enjoy an
authentic, Southern-style
cookout buffet.
Complimenting the meats
and fish are chilled seafood,


MUSIC NOTES


Jazz night
Culrane's Irish Pub 967 Atlantic
Blvd ,Atlantic Beach, will teaure 'The
John Thomas Group' with John
Thomas on keyboards and Ernie Ealum
of Fernandina Beach on bass at Ils
Tuesday Jazz Nile on July 5 from 6-8
pm Call 19040 249-9595 or visit
wwwculhanesirishpub corn
'Evolution'
Evolution, the Iwo-man band featur-
ing Han (Johant Ramakers originally
from Amsterdam, and Dave Ferraro of
the Milwaukee, Wis.. area, will perform
July 2 at the American Legion, 626 S
Third St Ilme to be announced The
duo covers the Brinsh 60s and 70s the
American rock scene of the 70s and
80s, current popular tunes as well.as
original and acoustic arrangements
Ramakers also appears with the
Beech Street Blues Band at special
events and at the Caf4 Karibo Blues
Jam the third Thursday of each month.
Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Coffee. 207 Centre
St hosts a music circle on Saturdays
from 7 30-10 p m featuring great local
musicians Admission is free and all are
welcome Come enjoy dessert coffee
and music
Cafe Kaibo
Cafe Kanbo, 27 N Third St. live
music Friday and Saturday from 6-9
p m on the palio outside, live music
Sunday outside from 5-8 p m Call
277-5269 Visit www.catekaribo com
Dog Star Tavern
Dog Star Tavern 10 N Second St
Chubby tonight, Chroma June 25; and
Claiborne Shephard June 30. Visil Dog
Star on Facebook Call 277-8010


Green Turtle
The Green Turtle. 14 S Third S' .
live music Call 321 -2324
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead 2045 South
Flelcher Ave karaoke is now on
Sunday nights with Daddy 'O' DJ
Follow The Hammerhead on Facebc'okk
ai Hammnerheadbar Islandbbq
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove wil perform from
5-8 p m. June 25 at Eurney Park in
American Beach The band plays eacri
Thursday night at The Ritz-Carllon.
Amelia Island
Indigo Alley
Indigo Alley. 316 Centre St Gabe's
Jazz Jam the first Tuesday of every
monrh. other three Tuesdays, Acoustic
in the Round a 7 p m second and third
Wednesday at 7 p m, Indigo Film
Club open mike nighl Thursdays at
7 30 p m : live music Fridays and
Salurdays at 8 pm Call 261-7222
Kelley's
Larry & The Backtracks perform one
Thursday a month at Kelley's Courtyard
Cate. 19 S Third St The dates are July
14, Aug 4 Sept 1 Ocl 6 and Nov. 3
Call 432-3213

O ane's
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery,
318 Centre ST free trivia each
Monday at 7:30 p m wine tasting the
Ihird Tuesday at 6 30 p m with 10
wines for $10 along with cheese and
crackers and live entertainment, dart
tournament every Tuesday at 7 30 p m
Dan Voll Tuesdays from 7 30-11 30
p m he Turner London Band
Thursday from 8 30 p m -midnight and


Friday and Saturday from 8 30 p m -
12 30 am Call 261-1000 Visit
www okanes ,cm
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St.
dress up as your lavorite candy or
Candyland-lhemed character and enloy
dancing with DJ Anonymous from 9
p m to 2a m June 25 A "Sexy Stars &
Stripes Parr/ July 4 will include a cos-
tume contest and patriotic body painting
Irom 9-11 pm Call Bill Childers at 491-
3332 or e-mail at
bill'thepalacesaloon com to reserve
your VIP sealing
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms ar Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave Instant Groove from 7-11
p n tonight, live entertainment even
night Call 310-6904 Visit
www SandyBcolomsAmella com
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill 1998 S
Fletcher Ave The Macy's in the lounge
from 6-10 p m tonight and 7-11 p m
June 25 shaggin' in he Iounge
Sunday from 4-7 p.m Pili Pili in the tiki
bar Wednesdays trom 5 30-9 30 p m,
live music in Ihe bar all weekend Call
277-6652 Visit www slidersseaside
com Join holders on Facebook and
Twiter
The Surf
The Surt Restaurant and Bar, 3199
South Fletcher Ave., Andy Haney
tonight, Richard Smith June 25, Richard
Stratton noon-4 p m and Gary Stewarn
5-9 p.m June 26, Andy Haney June 27,
Brian Linski June 28. DJ Roc June 29;
and Early McCall June 30 Unless oth-
erwise noted, music is 5-9 p.m week-
nights. 6-10 p m. weekends and 1-5
p m Sundays Call 261-5711


Cost is $6 and includes lec-
ture, tea and admission to the
museum and gardens. For
reservations call 355-0630.

THEATRE

Tickets are now on sale
for Fernandina Little
Theatre's "The Rabbit Who
Wanted Red Wings," a play
for children. Little Rabbit
wants to be like the'other ani-
mals, and his wish is magical-
ly granted, but he soon learns
that he really would rather be
himself. The cast includes
Annette Rawls,'Doris Davis,
Jamie Meeks, Kaylin Mallett,
Linda Janca, Rhys Martin,
Shannon Shaw and Madison
Wills.
Performances are today at
7:30 p.m., June 25 at 10:30
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and June
26 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are
$8.50 and available in
advance at The UPS Store in
the Publix shopping center
and at FLT, 1014 Beech St.
FLT is a small, intimate space
and patrons are advised to
purchase tickets in advance.
* *
Amelia Community
Theatre, 207 Cedar St.,
presents "The Diary of
Anne Frank," adapted by
Wendy Kesselman from the
Goodrich/Hackett play.
Directed by Charlie Horton,


near The Jacksonville
Landing.
Downtown city parking
garages and lots will open at
5 p.m. on July 4 and will
charge a $10 special event
fee. Boaters can dock on the
*Northbank, Southbank, and
the Metropolitan Park
Marina in areas not marked
as closed. For information
contact the City Dockmaster
at (904) 630-0839 or jsuber@
coj.net. Jacksonville's S.S.
Marine Taxi (call (904) 733-
7782 or visit www.jaxwater-
taxi.com) and Skyway (call
(904) 630-3110 or visit
www.jtafla.com) will also pro-
vide transportation services.
For information call (904)
630-3690, visit makeascerie-
downtown.com.


The Island Art Association
hosted the Council on Aging
Nouveau Art Show,
"Cherishing the Memories," on
June 11. Diane Hamburg won
Best in Show for a fiber art
piece, "So Many Memories,"
that she created with her
mother. First place went to Bill
Raser, "Generations," photog-
raphy; second place to Richard
Hiltberg, "Memories of Amelia
Island," acrylic; third place to
Louise Malone, "Reminiscing,"
sculpture; and honorable men-
tion to Sharon Haffey, Barbara
Fuller, Maria McDaniel and
Pat Hooks. At the same time
Jim McKinney had his Artist of
the Month show. He is pic-
tured at left with one of his
works and musician Dan Voll,
who provided entertainment.
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the play features Paige
Markwell, Emily Eberwine,
Cohen Roberts, Gill Johnston,
Maggie Carlson, Doug
McDowell, Judy Tipton,
Jeffrey Goldberg, Joe Parker,
Tori Smith and Kevin Kessel.
Final show times are
tonight and June 25 at 8 p.m.
and June 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets
are $20 adults and $10 stu-
dents (includes college stu-
dents with current ID). The
box office will be open from 11
a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday and
90 minutes before curtain.
Call 261-6749. Tickets may
be purchased online at
www.ameliacommunitythe-
atre.org.
* *
Willy Wonka is at
Alhambra Theatre and
Dining; 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Show times are
7:30 p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Doors open at 5:30
p.m. and dinner is served
from 6-7 p.m. Matinees on
Saturday are at 1:15 p.m.
Doors open at 11 a.m. and the
buffet starts at 11:15 a.m.
Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m.
Doors open at noon and the
buffet at 12:15 p.m. Tickets
start at $42 for adults/$35 for
children, including dinner,
show and parking. Call the
box office at (904) 641-1212
or visit www.alhambrajax.
com. I


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fireworks display can be
viewed to the south of the
Fernandina Harbor Marina at
approximately 9:30 p.m. Be
sure to bring your own fold-
ing chair!
Information, concert
agenda and contest applica-
tions are at the www.shiny-
badgesball.com website.
under the Stars & Stripes
Freedom Festival tab or may
be mailed or faxed. For infor-
mation, to participate, volun-
teer or to be a sponsor, con-
tact Marty Scott at 753-4467,
Arlene Scott at 753-8774,
Sandy Price at 206-0756, fax
321-5643 or e-mail shiny-
badgesball@gmail.com.


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known collections.
SThe workshop is for all lev-
els. For information call
Mikolean Longeacre at 415-
3900 or Sandra Baker-Hinton
at Amelia SanJon Gallery at
491-8040.
* *
Learn basic weaving
techniques in a class taught
by Lynette Holmes, weaver
and fiber artist. Students
will make a small loom from
cardboard and weave a
mat, bookmark or small wall
hanging. This is a great take-
along project using inexpen-
sive materials. Class will be
held at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St., on July 16 from 9 a.m.-
noon. Cost is $35, paid prior
to class. Contact Lynette at
261-6810, 557-1187 or
holmeslyn@aol.com.
* *
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens' next Talks &
Tea Lecture is "The
Neighborhood as Art" on
July 20 and July 21, at 1:30
p.m. Enjoy a seated gallery
talk while taking a closer look
at local architecture and
Jacksonville history as The
Cummer partners with
Riverside Avondale
Preservation for an exhibition
devoted to the history and
future of the Riverside and
Avondale neighborhoods.


salads, sides and desserts
from the resorts acclaimed .
pastry department. The fire-
works show begins at 9:15
p.m., accompanied by music.
Tickets are $69 for adults
and $25 for children, ages 5-
12 (inclusive). For informa-
tion and reservations, call
277-1100 or visit www.ritz-
carlton.com/ameliaisland.
Cityofjacksonvllle
Join the city of Jackson-
ville for a fireworks display
over the downtown river-
front beginning at 9:45 p.m.
July 4.
The fireworks can be
viewed from both the North-
bank and Southbank of the
St. Johns River. Fireworks
will be launched fiom barges


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FRIDAY, June 24. 2011/News-Leader


HOMES


HOME & GARDEN
BRIEFS

Habitat home
Nassau Habitat wants a
family that can afford to buy
a two- or three-bedroom
home. For a family meeting
its criteria, a two-bedroom
home costs about $425 a
month and a three-bedroom
home about $525 per month
including taxes, homeown-
er's insurance, termite bond
and maintenance escrow.
Actual payments are based
on the final construction
costs and mortgage term.
Three hundred hours of ,
"sweat equity" is required
from a family and their
friends as part of the
process. Nassau Habitat
offers buyers a zero interest
mortgage. For information
visit NassauHabitatfor
Humanity.org/Qualifyingfor
HabitatHome or call 277-
0600 or email NHFH@net-
magic.net.
Garden show
The 3rd Annual Amelia
Island Garden Show will roll
out nature's brightest colors
for two days on March 3 and
4, 2012 in Central Park.
With growers and nurs-
eries from around the state,
the Amelia Island Garden
Show will once again feature
more than 50 vendors with a
full assortment of flowers,
plants, trees and palms,
orchids, native plants, but-
terfly-friendly plants, shrubs
and garden accessories. Get
on-site expert advice about
Show to "green" your home,
yard and garden and enjoy
the short presentations and
demonstrations at the "Ask
the Expert" booth and be up'
close and personal with
Florida native birds of prey
presented by the Avian
Reconditioning Center.
Enjoy the Fernandina
Farmers Market on both
days as the vendors of the
market will move to Central
Park for the shoW with their
produce and expanded
menu of prepared foods.
Admission is $4 for adults;
children under 12 are free.
No pets, please.,
For details, visit www.
ameliagarden.com. To sign
up for the e-mail newsletter
for information about new
things happening at the
Amelia Island Garden Show
and the Fernandina
Farmers Market including
vendors, exhibitors and
presentation schedules, visit
www.fernandinafarmers-
market.com.
The Fernandina Farmers
Market, open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.'
at Seventh and Centre '
streets, features farm-fresh
produce as well as a variety
of organic products and spe-
cialty foods. The market is
also the perfect location to
choose from a wide variety
of plants. Call 491-4872 or
visit www.fernandinafarm-
ersmarket.com.
Day of service
A Day of Service &
Celebration is planned for
the 10-year anniversary of
the waterfront park in down-
town St. Marys, Ga. Groups
or individuals are encour-
aged to support the effort'
on June 25 from 6:30 am.-
12:30 p.m. Mayor Bill
DeLoughy will give a re-
dedication proclamation at li
p.m.
Planned events include
painting bathroom facilities,
gazebos, the water fountain
and benches, planting flow-
ers and shrubs, laying
mulch, weeding and trash
pick-up. Supplies/tools pro-
vided by the city of St.
Marys, or bring your own.
This event is a joint
effort of the St. Marys
Convention & Visitors
Bureau and the St. Marys
Downtown Development
Authority. Call Angela
Wigger at (912) 882-4000 or
Artie Jones III or Renee
Coakley at (912) 882-8111
for information.

Master Gardener
course
Applications for the


Nassau County Master
Gardener volunteer pro-
gram are now available
online. The deadline is July
8. For an overview of the
Master Gardener program,
an application and to com-
plete the pre-test, see
http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/h
orticulture/mgnassau.html.
For additional questions call
491-7340 or (904) 879-1019,
or Rebecca Jordi at rljordi@
ufl.edu.


One man's annual another's perennial


Q.I am getting conflicting
.information from the
Internet about Angelonia,
which I see in the garden cen-
ters now. Some sites say it is
an annual and others say it is
a perennial. Which is it? DK

A Well, this is definitely a
loaded question because
in some environments one
man's annual is another man's
perennial. How is that possi-
ble? Well much depends upon
the local climate but in gener-
al Angelonia augustifolia, or
Summer snapdragon, is con-
sidered an annual.
This means the plant has
one growing season in which
to produce flowers and seeds.
This growing season may last
a few weeks or months or pos-
sibly survive one winter if the
winter is mild enough and the
plant is in a protected area.
Angelonia is a pretty little
plant with flower colors rang-
ing from white to speckle to
deep purple,
with flower
production
occurring
fromin lat
S spring to
1 -2 al c fall
Angelonia is
s o iginally
hi om Central
GARDEN and Latin
TAL( America. It
flowers best
.".* in full sun,
Becky ordi requires nor-
mal watering
(1-2 times a week) and grows
.between 12-24 inches tall.
When flowers are clipped,
Angelonia produces a pleasant
grape soda aroma not a bad
smell on a hot, July afternoon!
They can be propagated by
cuttings that will'take about 7-
14 days to root. They need full
sun to produce their flowers
and will get long and leggy if
placed in shady sites. One last
thing be careful about trust-
ing things written on the
Intdrnet. Try to stay with edu-
cational sites such as
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.
edu/, Nassau County
Extension office website at
http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu or
any national Extension web-
site. Going to the Florida sites
work best as they will provide
information specifically for
our area. Of course, you can
always'contract me regarding
plants; trees, grass or insects.
I am happy to help.

S.I planted an oak tree this
.spring and now some of


PHOTO COURTESY OF
THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
The adult Eastern Dobson
fly might look scary but is
nothing to fear.

the leaves have swollen areas
on them. Will it kill my tree?
PD

A.The leaves you brought
.to me look like the early
infection from a fungus called
Taphrina caerulescens, or oak
leaf blister. This is very com-
mon on almost all oak trees
but it will not cause it to die.
There is'no chemical rec-
ommendation to get rid of the
fungus but you can spray a
fungicide at the beginning of
the year before the leaves
begin to flush. Any fungicide
labeled for trees and woody
ornamentals will work fine.
Some control has also been
gained by using horticulture
oils just after the leaves open.
Remember, fungicides often
work best as protectors rather
than as curing agents. The
best control method is to
clean up any of the leaf debris
during the year and especially
when normal defoliation
occurs in the fall.
It is also important to keep
plants healthy throughout the
year. Remember to never
allow mulch to touch the
trunk of any tree or shrub by
providing an area with only
soil no tree mulch volca-
noes! Certainly do not encour-
age landscapers to perform
incorrect landscape practices.
Keep lawn grass as far away
from the tree as possible -
preferably outside the ends of
the branch tips. Lawn grass
and trees compete for water
and nutrients the grass will


Top Ten Mistakes Homeowners Make
When Facing Foreclosure
1. Fail to educate themselves regarding their rights and options
2. Avoid their mortgage company and do not return phone calls
3. Allow feelings of fear or hopelessness to prevent
,them from taking action
4. Procrastinate until their options are gone
5. Make decisions based on emotion instead of
facts and proper education
6. Pay for fee-based education or counsel
7. Refuse to accept the reality and urgency of their situation
8. Turn to unregulated real estate investors for help
9. Follow advice from friends or family that' leads
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A Nassau Center & North Campus
Adjunct Instructor Fair
Tuesday, June 28,5-30-7:00p.m.
FLORIDA Betty P. Cook Nassau Center
SrTATE COLLEGE David Yulee Room
:i jacksonville'

Florida State College instructors sought for Humanities,
Speech. Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry. Spanish. Earth
Space Science.'Accounting, History and Economics.
Earned master's degree and 18 graduate hours in subject
discipline required.
Florida Career Tech instructors sought for Culinary.
Construction Trades, Surgical Tech, Nursing Assistant
and more. Requirements vary for area but can include
bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional
certifications.
Continuing Education instructors sought for Microsoft
Office. web applications, supervisory management. and
personal enrichment, among others. Requirements vary
but can include certifications and/or documented expe-
rience.
Call 548-4435 for information.

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SUBMITTED
The Amelia Island-Nassau County Association of
Realtors awarded more than $5,000 to three local
civic organizations and a senior scholarship at its June
14 general membership meeting.


Realtors donate


to non-profits


get water and fertilizer before
the tree.
Be sure the soil is not com-
pacted around the tree's roots
so avoid using rocks as
mulch. Rocks are not a good
choice for any woody orna-
Smental plant as they are to
heavy and retain heat nei-
ther are good outcomes for
trees.
Q What is this scary, big
.bug I found on the out-
side of my house? ST

A Thanks for bringing in
this insect, which was
about 2 1/2 inches long. It has
long, gray, very membranous
wings. What you have is an
adult Eastern Dobson fly,
Corydalus cornutus. It likes to
live near flowing streams,
which provide the perfect
environment for its develop-
ing larvae.
You were lucky to see the
adult as the males only live
about three days and females
live from 8-10 days. The adults
possess large jaws but really
do not feed on anything in a
natural environment and their
sole purpose is to mate.
Larvae feed on soft-bodied
.creatures in the water.
No need to fear this large
insect at all. I would release it
near the stream of water in
your neighborhood so it can
fulfill its purpose. For more
information check out the
University of Florida website
called "Featured Creatures" -
http://entnemdeptufl.edu/cr
eatures/misc/eastern_dob-
sonfly.htm.
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
County Extension Directorfor
Nassau County and Nassau
County Horticulture Agent III,
is a University of Florida facul-
ty 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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County Association of Realtors
awarded more than $5,000
to three local civic organiza-
tions and a senior scholarship
at its June 14 general mem-
bership meeting.
The funds were generated
by the association's annual
Home and Patio Expo held in
March. This expo was created
for the sole purpose of con-
tributing to local non-profit
organizations.
Representatives from Big
Brothers/Big Sisters, Micah's
Place, Nassau Habitat for
Humanity and 2011 scholar-
ship winner Katianne
McElhaugh were on hand as
association members and
President Dee Chaplin
applauded the.organizations
and presented their checks.
Chaplin told tlie.representa-
tives that it is a privilege and
pleasure to support thesewon-
derful organizations that con-
tribute so much to our quality
of life.
The association and real-
tors are proud to donate to'
local organizations that also
do so much for the communi-
ty. They actively participate in
improving life here, and glad-
ly contribute to other organi-
zations working with them for
all of Nassau County.
The association'wotild like
to thank Mary Pitcher and the
following sponsors and
exhibitors for their support of
this.fundraising event:


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SCOOICTURE


Optimist scholars
The Optimist Club of
Fernandina Beach award-
ed scholarships on May 20
to Alyson Kaywork and
Jeffery Murray II. Each of
the students received a
$2,000. At right is club
president John Crow with
Kaywork and Murray II.
The Optimist Club of
Fernandina Beach -
Friend of Youth meets
every Wednesday from
noon-1 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Golf
Club. For more informa-
tion contact club president
John Crow at 261-5625.
SUBMITTED


ABWAscholar
Eight Flags Charter
Chapter of the American
Business Women's
Association President
Dawn Lunt, right, presents
Shawna Sturges with a
check for $1,500. Sturges
attends Nova University
and was sponsored by the
chapter for an outright
grant from the Stephen
Bufton Memorial
Education Fund. The mis-
sion of ABWA is to bring
together businesswomen of
diverse occupations and to
provide opportunities for
them to help themselves
and others grow personally
and professionally.
SUBMITTED


JOY scholars
Taylor Brooke Lee, left, and
Brandon Allen, graduating seniors
at Hilliard High School, received
$1,500 scholarships to FSCJ from
JOY to the Children president
Robbie Curtis at the school's
awards ceremony on May 27. The
recipients can qualify for a second
year. JOY is strictly local and most
., activities center on support for
Nassau County families at
Christmas. This is the group's
fourth year awarding scholarships
to county seniors.
PHOTO BY C ATHY COLGROVE
COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS


SBMITErD
EarlyImpressions grad
Early Impressions Development Center held a graduation celebration on June 7 at
The Promised Land Church on Alachua Street. Teachers are, from left, Pamela
Boerner and Dreau Murphy. Children are, from top left, Santonio Roberts, Hunter
Lafleur, Landen Wood, Wyatt Phillips, Sanantha Forbes, Tyler Vincent and Giancarlo
Horton. Bottom, from left, are Zander Sellers, Coral Trotter, Aldan Campbell,
Gabriella Cook, Daniella Irvin, Lea Antczak and Malik Willis. Not pictured is Jarrod
Sullivan.


DARscholars
The Amelia Island Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has awarded its
2011 scholarships to Nassau County senior high school students. Erica Schmidt of
Yulee High, Brittyn Carr, West Nassau High, and Emma Coombs of Fernandina
Beach High are the outstanding students honored this year. Each received a check
for $1,000. The chapter awards these scholarships annually to promote patriotism,
preserve American history and to secure America's future through better education.
Above with Past Regent Julia Nowlin are Schmidt, Carr and Coombs. Visit
www.ameliaislandnsdar.org.


Rose-Lenniegrads ..
The Rose-Lennie
Developmental
Learning Center,
474257 SR 200 in
O'Neil, held a gradua-
tion ceremony on June
7 for its students enter-
ing kindergarten.
Preschool students and 4
graduates presented a
program that included
songs, recitations and'
musical finger plays to
demonstrate their
-knowledge and academ-
ic preparation for
kindergarten.
Posing following the
ceremony, above, are
preschool student Liana
Brown, front row from
left, graduates
Terrianna Stewart,
Donovan McLaurin and
M'Kayla White and pre- .
school student
Jonathan McLaurin.SUBMITTED PHOTOS
School staff ijicludes Sherrie Albertie, director, back row from left, Eleanor M.
Simmons, administrator, and Dearsha Johnson, teacher.
Preschool student Jonathan McLaurin leads the pledge to the American flag, right.


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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Financal-Home/Property 606 Photo Equipment&Sales 619 Business Equipment 800 REALESTATE 813 T,-.. t.,rn-cr Property. ': 1 .5:.-,..,1-.uc.- sr.,d
101 Card of Thanks 205 Live-in Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Wanted to Buy or Rent 814 .e; r ri,-l u c- county E 5 H.,T,-.i-Fur.,n?-n
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn.Equipment 802 Mobile Homes 815 1 ,, ar,,l *-r. Marys 860 Homne-Linfurnished
103 In Memoriam 207 Business Opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Plants/Seeds/Fertilizer 803 Mobile Home.Lots 816 Camden County 861 %.:. P.,r i
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 AirConditioners/Heaters 623 Swap/Trade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 OtherAreas 862 .8p. -il.fsr
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS 863 C ercia ai
106 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 Free Items 806 Waterfront 851 Roommate Wanted 864 Commercial/Retail
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 Condominimus 852 Mobile Homes 865 TRANSPORTATION
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701. Boats &Trailers 808 Off Island/Yulee 853 Mobile Home Lots 901 Automobiles
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Articles for Sale 615 Building Materials 702 e.oat.r hSopii C..,:I. ag 809 Lots 854 Room 902 Trucks
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/Warehouses 703 'pi.n- Eu.Fr-.nt alei 810 Farmcs a-resge 855 Apartments-Furnished 903 Vans
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617 '1-chi,.-r,-Toolr-Equ;p 704 ReI:'eat,.:.-. .-i-cii 811 CC.,T,-,-,.c 3 li-.5c l 856 Apar+mente-.lrnfijrn. 904 Motorcycles
203 Hotel/Restaurant 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 618 .--u.,0ri, 705 Computers & Supplies 812 F. :,.,,.., Fh.:l-nge 857 C.:..r' r-F.ruI..r,i,-d 905, Commercial

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If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humane Society
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers
license building (904)491-7440.

104 Personals
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105 Public Notice

All Real Estate Advertised
Herein is subject to the Federal
Fair Housing Act, which makes it
illegal to advertise any prefer-
ence, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial, status or
national origin, or the intention to
make any such preference,
limitation or discrimination.
The News-Leader will not
knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in violation
of the law. All persons are hereby
Informed that all dwellings
advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have
been discriminated against in
connection with the sale, rental or
financing of housing, ,call the
United States Department of
Housing and Urban Development
HUD 1(800)669-9777, or for
the hearing impaired 1(800)927-
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201 Help Wanted
TMSi a national distribution company
located in Femandina Beach, is seeking
an Accountant Support Specialist, for
its corporate office. The candidate
must have 2-5 years exp. in supporting
all aspects of accounting, i.e. A/P, A/R,
G/L, payroll and general office admini-
stration. MAS200 exp. and an .AA,
degree is preferred. Must be proficient
in Microsoft Office products. Compen-
sation commensurate with experience.
Please go on line and submit your
application at www.tmsilog.com, under
the Company, Careers tab.
EOE
DRIVER'- Recession proof freight.
Plenty of miles. Need refresher? No
out-of-pocket tuition at FFE. $1000
bonus for CO's & $1500 incentive for
0/0's. recruit@ffex.net (855)356-
7121. ANF

Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process
medical claims from home.' Call the
Federal Trade Commission to find out
how to spbt medical billing scams.
1(877)FTC-HELP. A message from the
News-Leader and the FTC.

EXP. FRONT DESK PERSON & exp.
medical biller for doctors office.
Must know insurance verification. Fax
resume to (904)261-0732.

OFFICE ASST. Full time position in
Femandina Beach location. Fast-paced
office. 10 years administrative office
experience preferred. Send resume to:
beachportraits4@aol.com

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST -
needed to help during vacation or
when excess work is available. Back-
ground in medical terminology req'd.
Apply to: btdictationll@gmail.com


201 Help Wanted


EARLY
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DEADLINE

Fourth of July
Holiday

In observance of the
Fourth of July holiday,
the News-Leader will
be closed on Monday,
July 4th. The deadline
for placing a classified
line ad in the
Wednesday, July 6th
edition will be Friday,
July 1st-at 5pm.


MEDICAL CLINIC seeks front desk
office assistant. 2 yrs clerical medical
office experience required. Must have
good customer service skills. Hours to
include evenings and Saturdays. E-mail
resume to thill@nassauopenmri.com or
fax to (904)491-7701.

BEEF O'BRADY'S looking for exp. PT
line cook. Ideal for someone who
already has a PT or FT job. Good
attitude and reliability a must. Stop in
for application at 1916 S. 14th St.
PART-TIME HELP NEEDED at
specialty shop. Days, nights & week-
ends. Retail experience necessary. Call
(904)261-0747.
RESIDENCE INN is now accepting
applications for front desk & food and
beverage positions. Experienced
preferred. Must be willing to work all
shifts, weekends and holidays. No
phone calls please. Fill out application
.at 2301 Sadler Rd.
CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT-
for Baptist Primary Care Amelia Island.
2+ yrs of exp back office in family
medicine is required. Full-time with
benefits. Fax resume to 391-5659.

HEAT & AIR JOBS Ready to work?
3-wk accelerated program. Hands on
environment. Nationwide certifications
& local job placement assistance. (877)
994-9904. ANF

APARTMENT SERVICE MANAGER
We have an exciting career opportunity
for a Service Manager at Nassau Club
Apartments in Fernandina Beach.
The ideal team member will have EPA
certs. Apply online today at www.con-
cordrents.com. Excellent Benefits!
ACT NOW! New pay increase. 37-46
cpm. New trucks in 2011. Need 2 mos
CDL-A driving exp. (877)258-8782.
www.meltontruck.com. ANF
PARTTIME'BOOKKEEPER For local
retailer. Approx. 10 hours per week.
Great work environment. Salary based
on exp. Fax resume to (904)206-4198.
NEED CDL DRIVERS A or B w/2 yrs
recent commercial exp to transfer
motor homes, straight trucks, tractors
& buses. www.mamotransportation.
corn (800)501-3783. ANF
CDL-A DRIVERS Central Florida
company seeks Solo & Team Drivers.
Tank & Dry Van positions offering some
regional. 1 yr OTR & good MVR
required. (877)882-6537 or apply
www.oakleytransportation.com. ANF
$100 SIGN ON BONUS Need
talented stylists at Tangles Hair and
Nail Salon. Call Vicki for interview,
(904) 753-0942.
OFFICE MANAGER for busy St.
Marys surgical practice. Experience
with supervision, insurance & patient
billing, and A/Rs, and EMR required.
Full time salaried position with bene-
fits. Fax resume to (912)729-8133.
HOUSEKEEPER Saturdays required.
Drug ,test required. Must have
transportation. Amelia Island Resort
Rentals, Inc. (904)261-9444


201 Help Wanted

CLAIMS ADJUSTERS NEEDED due
to active Storm Season. JEL's 5-day
Boot Camp, Nations #1 hands-on
trainer can prepare you. high income:
www.JELTraining.com companies
waiting. ANF

FRAC SAND HAULERS with
complete bulk pneumatic rigs only.
Relocate to Texas for tons of work.
Great company/pay. Gas cards/Quick
pay available. (800)491-9029. ANF

DRIVER Not getting enough miles?
Join Knight Transportation & increase
your income with our steady freight.
New trucks. CDL-A, 3 mos recent exp.
(800)414-9569. www.driveknight.com.
ANF

OFFICE MANAGER needed for St.
Marys, GA location. The open position
is full time and requires experience in
accounting practices. Position requires
strong customer service skills, the abil-
ity to supervise accounting staff, accur-
ate data entry, meeting deadlines and
the ability to work closely with other
departments. Please email resume with
dates of employment, salary
requirements and contact Information
to: CamdenOpenPosition@omail:com

203 Hotel/Restaurant

Local Restaurant Hiring exp. serv-
ers for FT, permanent positions. Flexi-
ble schedules & benefits. Email work
history to iustriaht058@bellsouth.net.

204 Work Wanted
HOUSEKEEPING*, HANDIWORK, &
YARD WORK in Fernandina Beach/
Amelia Island in exchange for a place
to live. For more info call 335-0680.
Home Inspections, Mold Assessing,
Mold Remediation & Remodeling -
State certified in all areas. Free
estimates. Call (904)237-7324.
HOME REPAIRS
Restore Rental Property
Licensed / Insured
(904)206-0005

204 Work Wanted
FROM MY HEART to Yours Care
Giver Services Let us care for you
from the heart. Elderly care & special
needs. Affordable. Call Quan (904)554-
9274.
SEMI-RETIRED. Professional Driver
- available with 3/4 ton pick-up truck
& trailer (if needed) to do deliveries for
you. Call for local or longer distance
rates. Reliable, prompt, & courteous.
Call Ed (904)206-2002.
CONCRETE PATIOS, SIDEWALKS &
DRIVEWAY ADDITIONS starting at
$849.00 with permits Included. Call
(904)237-7324.
HOME REPAIRS All types of home
repair & improvements. Small jobs OK.
Dependable, licensed, bonded, &
insured. Mark Bullington at (904)277-
8780 or (904)430-7765.
KIND, COMPASSIONATE CARE-
GIV-ER w/exp. taking care of
seniors/dementia patients seeking
work. References avail. Please call
(904)707-9329.


206 Child Care
NIGHTS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
CHILD CARE Chester area. 20. yrs
exp. Lots of references. 3 and older.
Call (904)583-1498.


207 Business
Opportunities
SUCCESSFUL. RESTAURANT being
offered for quick sale. Call Phil at
Amelia Coastal Realty (904)556-9140.
CAFE'S, RESTAURANTS, AUTO
REPAIR from $85,000 & up. Call
Phil at ACR, 556-9140.


301 Schools &
Instruction
Attend College Online from home.
Medical, business, paralegal,
accounting, criminal justice. Job
placement assistance. Computer
available. Financial aid if qualified. Call
(888)203-3179,
www.CenturaOnline.com. ANF

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for
high paying Aviation Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if
qualified Job placement assistance.
Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance
(877) 741-9260. ANF
1 .
Allied Health Career Training -
Attend college 100% online, job
placement assistance. Computer
available, financial aid if qualified.
SCHEV certified. Call (800)481-9409.
www.CenturaOnline.com. ANF





401 Mortgages
Bought & Sold
.ACCESS REVERSE MORTGAGE-
Florida-based: Application & closing in
ybur home. Experience: Almost 1,000
reverse mortgages funded. Award win-
ning customer service. BBB A rating.
NMLS #4566. (800)806-7126. ANF


402 Stocks & Bonds
SECRET WALL ST. INVESTMENT -
14% yearly interest, $30,000 returns,
$350/mo interest: Secured 200% by
Automobile Contracts & other
guarantees. Alden (863)678-0195. ANF

404 Money To Loan
$$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!
As seen on TV. Injury lawsuit
dragging? Need $500-$500,000+
within 48 hrs? Low rates. Apply now by
phone. Call today toll free (800)568-
8321, www.lawcapital.com. ANF




501 Equipment
SAWMILLS Band/chainsaw. SPRING
SALE. Cut lumber any dimension, any-
time. MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY. In
stock, ready to ship. Starting at $995.
www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300N
(800)578-1363 ext. 300N. ANF


503 Pets/Supplies
FREE DOG Need good home for
lovable female Shlh-Tzu. Good with
children & adults. Call (904)491-4970.
FREE TO GOOD HOME Inside Tabby
cat. Good with children. Must go to a
good home, call for an interview
(904)624-7978.
(3) FREE GERMAN SHEPHERD/PIT
BULL PUPPIES Call (904)415-7365.
FOR SALE 12 wk old Pomeranian/
Chihuahua mix. Call (904)321-6955.
5 15~8spos


601 Garage Sales
YARD SALE June 24, 8-10:30am,
June 25 & 26, 8am-2pm. TV, grill, 8 ft.
basketball hoop and more. 332
Benjamin St.

ESTATE SALE Sat. 6/25, 8am-lpm.
722 Amelia Circle. New kitchen items,
patio table & chairs, cookbooks,
pressure washer, tools. Worth the trip.
GARAGE SALE Fri. 6/24, 8am-4pm
& Sat. 6/25, 8am-12pm. 711 S. 14th
St. Cancel of raining.
HUGE GARAGE SALE Sat. 6/25,
8am-lpm at 731 Tarpon Ave. Antiques,
dining room set, beds; air hockey
table, glassware, old pics of
Fernandina, coins, & more. Absolutely
No Early Birds!


601 Garage Sales
MOVING SALE Everything must go.
4925 Spanish Oaks Cir. The sale
includes: twin bunk beds, dresser
books, queen bed frame, knick-knacks
and odds & ends. One day sale Mon.
6/27, 7am-4pm. All offers considered.
YARD SALE Fri. 6/24 & Sat. 6/25.
Corner of Robinhood Rd. & Amelia Rd.
Miscellaneous items, plants, plants,
plants. 795 Wall Street, 261-5138
2664 BENZ PL. in Egans Bluff North.
Multi-family yard sale. Clothing,
antiques, small furnishings, household
items. Sat. 6/25, 8am-12pm.
YULEE YARD SALE Fri. 6/24, 9am-?
New children's shoes, summer clothes,
good stuff. A1A across from Yulee Post
Office.
SAT.,.9AM 4 small wood dining
chairs $75, wooden valet $25, vintage
toys & dolls, collectible pottery, ethnic
purses, great frames, lots of surprises.
Good prices. 125 S. 6th St.


GARAGE SALE 1603 Geddes Ln.
Sat. 6/25, 7:30-11am. Girls antique 602 Articles for Sale
bedroom set & more.
2011 HOT TUB Holds 6, new,
,MOVING SALE 1603 Canterbury Ln. warranty, 51 jets, LED lights, waterfall,
(Lakewood). Sat. 6/25, 8am-12pm. ozone. Retails $8100: Now $2790. Call
(904)297-3145.


YARD SALE 1605 Highland St.,
Fernandina Beach; Fri. 6/24 & Sat.
6/25, 8am-2pm. Rain date Sun. 6/26.
Housewares, clothing, toys, electron-
ics, books, variety of items.
OFF BARNWELL 96108 Speckled
Trout Trail. Four family garage sale,
Sat. 6/25, 8am-? Chest of drawers,
chairs, & lots more.
DEALER SPACE AVAILABLE -
Starting as low as $1.00 sq. ft.
Established business located on a busy
Hwy. CALL NOW! Limited spaces-left.
Another Look Furniture. 540223 US
HWY,1. 904-879-0527.
YARD SALE on Sat. 6/25 at comers
of Division St. and Hickory St., 8am-?
MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE 5 pc
dining set, boy's bunk beds, bedding,
home decor, video games, flat wall
pictures, & more. 2138 Whitfield St. in
Lakewood. Sat. 6/25, 8am-?
GARAGE SALE Filing cabinet 4 door;
boating/fishing misc, down/out riggers;
misc household. Sat. 6/25, 8am-lpm.
96203 Montego Bay, Islesworth.-


CARPET New 5000sf, commercial/
residential, dark gray. 504 per sq. ft.
Fraction of .original price. Call (904)
206-4092.

603 Miscellaneous
STOP GNAT & MOSQUITO BITES! -
Buy Swamp Gator all natural insect
repellent. Family safe, use hbed to toe.
Available at the Home Depot.

607 Antiques
& Collectibles

ANTIQUE SECRETARY DESK from
mid 1800S. Appraised at $1200, will
sell for $700. Also, like new solid oak
dresser/entertainment center. Worth
$900, will sell for $500. (904)874-6518

609 Appliances
1993 VULCAN INDUSTRIAL GAS
STOVE Good working condition.
Thorough annual maintenance.
$1000/OBO. Call Greg (904)277-7290.


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802 Mobile Homes
CALLAHAN NEW 3BR/2BA Double
wide and corner lot, approx. 1690 sqft.
incl. porch. Cent H&AC. City water,
sewer. $82,000 Neg. (276)768-9595
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
(904)583-4459

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


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3 UNITS IN OCEAN VIEW VILLAS 2B, 2C & 3C
*-705 DOLPHIN AVE. FERNAMDINA BEACH, Ft 3J..14
LARGE DECKS OVERLOOKING ATLANTIC OCE .A
SUPER LOCATION ON AMELA ISLAAID
.3 BEDROOM. I3 t BATH UNITS
*V50 FEET TO THE BE.CH
-ACROSS FROMt WOLF PARK
NEAR PULIBC CGOLu COURSE
*SACKSUP TO CUIJH STATE PARK
1 7 ?lLES TiO DO TOWN CrT OF FERIJAFU5INA BEACH


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LONG TERM
S3423 S. Fletcher Upstairs 2BR/I BA
Furnished $1200 a month + utili-
ties.
* 1801 S. Fletcher. 2BR/IBA
Furnished. All until. except Electric.
Small yet attractive beach cottage
with an ocean view. Avail. in July
$1.650/mo.
VACATION RENTAL
*AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTH-
LY 2BR/ IBA Ocean-view. 487 S.
Fletcher.Across the street fromrohe
beach.All utilrwi-fi.TV & phone.
COMMERCIAL
* 1839 S. 8th St. adjacent to Huddle
House, 1,800 sq.ft. $2,250/mo. lease
+ tax. Sale also considered.
*BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. Land-
scaping Co. or Nursery. Office,
Greenhouse, Shade houses with a
fenced, irrigated outside space for
plants. Excellent .location with high
visibility. Call Curtiss for information.

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FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND
* 2005 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) FUR- 86422 Meadowwood Drive (Meadowfield subdivision) -
NISHED OR UNFURNISHED 3BJR/3.5BA Each bedroom 4BR/2BA Very large kitchen with closet pantry; kitchen open
has its own bath, 9 miles of walking & bike trails, 2.5 miles of to familyjgreat room; master shower with separate tub, spa-
beach. Gated community w/guard posted, ocean/lake views, cious master bedroom, separate room with washer/dryer hook-
dock access, patio/deck and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn ups, carpet & vinyl floorings and wood shutters. $1300
care, pest control & Association fees included. $2100 Available July 1st.
* 5021 Summer Beach Boulevard (Summer Beach Village) 96671 Arrigo Blvd (Beachway Subdivision) 3BR/2BA -
2BR/2BA Fully furnished cottage in gated community. Close Very spacious located off Highway 200 (A1A). Walking distance
to the Beach. Ceramic tile in living areas, carpeted bedrooms, to Super Wal-Mart. Master bath has garden tub and walk-in
dining in living/great room, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, commu- shower. Guest bath has tub and shower. Efficient split floor
nity pool, water softener and irrigation, 1-car garage. $1400 plan, vaulted ceilings and irrigation system. Large wooden fenced-
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND in back yard. Two-car garage. $1250. Available July 1st.
CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
S2171 Surfside Drive (Cape Sound Condominiums) CND/ NOMEAARMENS
3BR/3.5BA -A Must See! 3 story Condominium Townhome cen- 3165 First Avenue (Sea Castles Condominiums) 3BR/
rally located on Sadler Road. Shower with separate tub, double 2.5BA Wood frame Townhouse 2.5 Master baths, dining in
sinks, eat-in kitchen, carpet and ceramic tile, private yard/court- living/great room, carpet & ceramic tile, water softener, conm-
yard, covered patio/deck. Washer/dryer, security system, pest munity pool, 2-car garage. Association fees included. $1195
control and Association fees included. 2-car garage. $1695 31217 Paradise Commons, Unit #823 (Amelia Lakes) -
* 18 Harrison Creek (The Plantation) 5BR/5BA/2 half BA. 2BR/2BA Two Master Baths, eat-in kitchen, kitchen island,
Custom built home overlooking the marsh and Amelia River. wood fireplace, community pool, tennis courts, exercise room,
Pool, outdoor fireplace, patio living area, boat dock w/ lift, and barbecue grills in common areas, gated community, clubhouse
4 car garage. Professional kitchen, granite countertops, two and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control, trash
laundry rooms. Master suite an main level. Three BR suites & Association fees are included in rent. $900
plus recreation room & study upstairs. Private in-law suite. COMMERCIAL RENTALS
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CaLl or pricing.
S95210 Woodberry Lane (The Preserve at Summer Beach) -
Walking distance to the beach; just north of the Ritz Carlton -
4BR/4BA Large Master Bathroom with garden tub and shower.
Second bedroom has own bath; 3rd bathroom for guests and bed-
room. 4th bathroom in bonus room, mother-in-law suite or office
with plenty of storage room. Gated neighborhood with commu-
nity pool. Fireplace in family room open to kitchen. Living room
and duinig room. 2-car garage, screened porch overlooks lake.
Sprinkler system. Washer/Dryer on second level. $1900


* Amelia Parke Towne Center Office space, 4,500 sq.ft. will
divide and build to tenant's specs
* Atlantic Ave @ 14th 1,600sf office $1,300/mo
* 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg) individual offices'
* Centre Street & 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
* 1799 US HWY 17 1196sf Commercial building,
$1,500/mo.
* Sadler Road Commercial Building 625 sf building on 1 acre
lot. $1,500


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S809 Lots
LAND FOR SALE 3.35 acres CR 121,
Hilliard. No well or septic, has culvert
with concrete apron. $45,000. Look,
Make offer. (276)768-9595

810 Farms & Acreage
8 ACRES Heavily wooded, in Hilliard.
$69,000. Call (904)487-4939.

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




704 Recreation Vehicles

2005 MONACO DIP. 40'. 4 slides.
No pets. No smoke. 26,000 mi. 400
Cum. Must see. $105,500. (386)672-
8539.


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95330 Spinaker 3792 sf. 4BR/3.5BA gorgeous ocean view home located in
the exclusive Amelia Island community of Summer Beach. Grand two story


ocean. Master bach features separate vanities, large shower and oversized
jetted tub. Community Pool. Available fully finished. On Island.
$4,500/mo

96094 Marsh Lake Drive 2301 s. 3BR/2BA Marsh Lakes home widl tile
.and wood flooring throughout. Professionally designed and mainraiied koi
Swatesr garden in backyvad overlooking the marsh. Screened and tiled back
poidl. Mastcs, suire wi ir t;iached sitting/lonce space. All lawn care included!
Pets ok. Offl sl.nd. $1,795/mo

95045 Buckeye Ct., 3095 sq ft, 3 or 4BR/3BA in preminie gated golf
community of Amelia National, Open floor plan. Upgraded kitchen with
granite. Sitting room/playroom/den separates rtw guesc rooms. Oltice could
hincrion as 4rh bedroom. Pers ok, OtfIi;.land. $1.695;mo

1520 Amelia Circle 2378 sfl 4B1R/lBA single thmily hiome jist North of
.Alandtic Avenue. Formal Living Dining Rooms pnls a Den with fireplace.
SLage deck that's great for entertaining. No pets. On land. Sl,500imo.

S3050 Robert Oliver Avenue 1820 sf 3BR/2BA Island home on n ;xu a
large corner lot. Great Room with a fireplace, large eat in kitchen and pario.
Pets ok. On Island. $1,500/mo.

77138 Cobblestone Drive 1862 sf 3BlR/2BA pond ,ide home in Timber
Creek. Large eat-in kitchen with lots ofcabinetsand Center Island. Separate
shower and soaking tub in Master Suite. Family room is wired gr surround
sound.. .a yr pa.io out badck for pieat sticrtaining Pt ok. Off Island.
$1.250/m.

2651 Delorean Street 1380 sf 3 /2B11A homene with kitchen overlooking
fireplace iI sthe family roml. Gcneaous aster suite. 1a o car g.rage. Ven'
close to Fernanadina schools. Pets ok. On Island. $1,175/mo.

41 Oak Grove Place -. 1008 .f. 2BRilBA home with hardwood floors
thliirougihout plus .1 Ipool! Srndy wi built in iubokoiinls. Pool & lasn cire.
Per, ok. On Island. .1.l00/mo.

939 N. Fletcher 810( sf 2BR/IBA just y.irn ,ai ay w fiim rthe bIacih! Pets ok.
On Land. S750/ino.

3409 Sea Marsh Road 1710 v[ 3BR/2BA I:iddles, Road condo o:i sarl"d
Omni Amenlia Island Pl.lintialon. M :ns i vit s fnrom many lowons. FircpA.ce
in living room. Gre.t deck and lalconv areas. PItsi ok. On Island S1.;600/mo.

2605 Portside Drive 2229 'f viBR/38A Irighir lHorid.a siyle home in tie
SOcean Cav neighborhood. I aigc Fimil; room with fireplace, fiCnnr dining
rumIn and kitchen wiuh ibreakfist .rn-. L Large fully srcned baick pordi. Pets
ok. On Island. SI,600/mo


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

807 Condominiums
2BR/2BA New floors, new
appliances, good location. Assumable
FHA loan. Call for details (904)591-
6277 or 321-2878.
OCEANFRONT 2BR/2BA Fully
furnished, realtor part owner, 2nd floor,
fishing pier, pool, tennis, dune walk
over 3240 S. Fletcher $299,000.
(904)583-2785
OCEANFRONT 3BR/2BA fully
furnished, realtor part owner, 2nd floor,
pool, tennis, dune walk over, garage
parking. 3460 S. Fletcher. $759,000.
(904)583-2785


851 Roommate Wanted

ADDITIONAL ROOMMATE WANTED
- in 3BR/2BA house. $100 per week +
$100 deposit. All utilities included.
491-1521

852 Mobile Homes
2006 JACOBSON 28X80 4BR/2BA &
landscaped acre in Fernandina Beach.
Lv. room, den, fireplace, large porches.
Home shows new, must see at
$695/mo. (904)589-9585.

NICE 3BR SW $650/mo. Plush
carpet. ALSO 2BR $595. New paint &
flooring. Small pets only. Water
included. (904)501-5999

RENT/BUY Yulee/17 & 108 close to
GA & Jax. Remodeled 3/2 DWMH, 1 ac.
Fenced yard. $750/mo. + dep. Owner
finance. Call for details 261-5034.


855 Apartments
Furnished

AT BEACH 1BR $225/wk + dep.
Utils incl. Also, 2 & 3BR SWMH in park,
clean, remodeled. Starting $175/wk,
$695/mo. Utils avail. 261-5034


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

OCEAN VIEW Luxury 3BR/1BA, tile
floors throughout, W/D, upgraded
appliances. 927 N. Fletcher, upstairs.
$995/mo + dep: (904)386-1005


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

Affordable Apartments For Rent -
$560-$747. POST OAK APARTMENTS
has 1 and 2 bedroom apartments for
rent. Post Oak is a quaint and cozy
community close to Historic Fernandina
Beach, shopping, area schools, and
miles of beautiful beaches! Equal Opp-
ortunity Housing Complex and 1-landi-
cap Accessible. Call today 27)-7817.


COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK-
3BR/2BA designer furnished,, ground
floor, attached garage, new appliances,
gated community. $1200 mo. +
deposit. Email motherx@comcast2net
or call (904)321-0280 for more info.
3BR/2BA SUMMER BEACH HOME -
with 1-car garage. No smoking.
$1850/mo. Call (301)990-8264.


S 865 Warehouse


800SF WAREHOUSE with 12x12 roll
up door, plus personnel door. 2424
Lynndale Road. Call Jim Deal at 261-
6230 or cell 415-0423.




901 Automobiles
DODGE '02 STRATUS ES 4 door,
automatic, leather, 75k miles. $4,500.
Call (904)261-5920.
BEAUTIFUL 1 OWNER LUXURY SE-
DAN 2005.Toyota Avalon Ltd. Loaded
w/sliding sunroof, all leather heated &
cooled seats, satellite radio, push
button start. $10,950. (904)753-0101
FOR SALE 1976 Mercedes. Refurbished.
Runs good. $17,500. Contact Tom at
(904)225-8336 (home office).
1998 TIBURON HYUNDAI 135,000
miles. New tires, clutch. Good
condition. Call (904)504-7674.
2007 SILVER SUBARU FORESTER
SUV 23,500 miles. NADA Clean Retail
Value $17,250. Asking $14,500.
Fernandina Beach (904)335-0575.
TOYOTA COROLLA S 2010. 8,700
miles. Like new. $16,990. (912)433-6811

904 Motorcycles
HONDA 'SCOOTER 49CC Low
mileage, excellent condition, 100 miles
per gallon. Paid $2,400, want $1,150.
(904)335-1084


85466 Sagaponack Drive 2202 sf. 4BRi2BA home in sought after North
Hampton subdiiviioln. Kiichens has center island and stainless appplimnces
overlooking large family room. Separate LR and DR. Work center loctred
Ixetwseen guest bchoonms. Masrer s1uie hss separate i lr) ;id sIhower. (Cble,
intiCMer aid stutitjy ,inJuided. Ptt.is ok. Oi ls!ad!. Il,45)0/mi$ .

1613 Park 1628 sf. 3BR/2.5BA fully finished Amelia Park townhouse
with separate living and family rooms. Plus eat in kitchen with center island.
Large private landscaped couirtyard rladig to the 2 car gaiage. No pets. On
sl.nd. S 1,450/ino

2119 Beach Wood 1210 sf. 2BR!2BA Omni Ameia Islan;d Plantation
condo located just one block from the beach! Offered completely Furnished
and ready to go. No pers. On Island. SJ,450/mo.

32125 Grand Parke Blvd 2084i s. 3BR/2BAi home with large fenced -in
backyaid. Split floor plan with irpclaie and uilmeia nook in the living room.
Quartz counted tops in kiichcn with walk-in pantry. WiolC hoisec "water
softener and two car garage. Pcts ok, Off Island. S1,395/n.

2331-A 1st Avenue- 1337 3BR,'2A First Avenue duplex located a short
walk to the beaci. Fenced backyard and one-car garage. Washer and dryer
included. Offrced hilly firnishad. Pers ok. On island. S1,350/mo.

1836 Perimeter Park'- 1300 sf 2BR!2BA scconld flour Amdlii P.nk town
lious. Sepiate lisng and dlinig ionsm pte Ireakfast nook in kitchen.
Washer & Dryer. One car garage. IPes ok. On lIsland. $ 1,20)0/o.

86222 Evergreen Place 9I sf. 3BR'IU2A split floor plan home in
Hickory Village. Bright and open with firepliae in the family roorn. Breakfast
nook kitchtn.'TwV tCa ga.age, hdIgation sstmcNi. IPro ok. Ol TIsland.
$1,150/mo.

2343 Cashen Wood Drive 1416 t 31BR/B2A It-ill.ndin.; home isn the
Cashen Wood neighborhood. Large kutcen overlooking Iam-ly room witr
breakfast nook. Mastei suite wa:t privately [ h. Convenient luieation so
almost everything Island life hi.s to offer. 'Pes ok. On Island. Si.075/mo.

31135 Paradise Commons #625 1148 f. 21BR/2BA ddelue 2nd liwor plan
at Amelia la.kes. Perfect for roommates! Each bedroom has its own
bahiroom. Vaulted ceilings and fieplace plas vivws of the lake. PeI' ok. Off
9l.Ml,. SLl00/s,.

31010 Paradise Commons #412 1143 I 2BR/2BA ground floor unit in
Amdiai I.akcs. I.arfge bhclrooms irlh ceiling fan Kitchen overlooking living
loom. Srcicn poech with s, rage. Cloe to pool and w-lkout center lPr, ok.
Offsland. S900/inu.


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859 Homes-Furnished


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

IBR/1BA DOWNSTAIRS DUPLEX -
All appliances furnished including W/D.
Blocks from downtown historic area.
Call (904)261-0390.
2BR/1BA bottom fir of duplex, 1 blk
from ocean, newly remodeled, deluxe
appl's, W/D. Water, sewer & garbage
furn. $975/mo. Lease + dep. 583-0095
314 N 5TH ST. 2BR/1BA w/eat in
kitchen. $950.00/mo. + security
deposit incl. all until. (904)557-8600 '

$395/MO. RENTS YOU Large Studio
Apt in Folkston. Utilities Free + No
Deposit! Can rent Weekly too! Park
setting! Really Sharp! Call Robert
(912)276-2001.
ACROSS FROM OCEAN 2BR/1.5BA.
Downstairs unit. CH&A, W/D, DW,
ceiling fans, mini blinds, tile floors.
$850/mo. Available now. 57 S. Fletcher
(904)277-7622.

857 Condos-Furnishe
OCEAN FRONT 2BR/2BA, L/T rental,
pool, fishing pier, tennis, walkover,
parking for two. $1500/mo. + electric,
phone, & cable. (904)583-8733
SADLER RD. Amelia Landings.
2BR/2BA upgraded unit, screened
porch, 2nd floor. $900. Garbage, sewer
& water included. (904)277-0006
SUMMER BEACH VILLAGE 2BR/
2.5BA Upgraded oceanside townhouse.
Access to beach club, tennis court &
.pools. Long Term $1500/mo + util.
Water/sewer incl. (904)491-4904

858 Condos-Unfurnished
Fernandina Shores 2BR/1BA condo,
partially furnished, 2 blks from beach,
next to tennis court & pool. $850/mo.
+ utils. Deposit req'd. (904)535-8102
COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK -
Beautiful, new 3BR/2BA condo for rent.
Gated community, great location. All
new appl's. $1100 mo. + $1000 sec.
dep. Call 904-321-0280 or email
motherx(acomcast.net for more
details.

1BR/1BA Beautiful Amelia Lakes
Condo $740/mo. Fresh paint, W/D
available, pool, gym, tennis courts. Call
(904)415-1165


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860 Homes-Unfurnished
3BR/1BA HOUSE $900/mo. + dep.
+ utilities. Fenced yard/small pet ok.
Call (904)277-5606; after 5pm Iv msg.
Available Aug. 1st.
3000 SQ. FT. 4BR/3BA, gated com-
munity, fenced backyard. $1900/mo.
Available 8/1/11. Call (904)376-5689.
2045 OAK MARSH DR. 3BR/2BA,
garage, sunroom. $1195/mo. Nick
Deonas Realty Inc. (904)277-0006.
HOUSE FOR RENT North 14th St.
3BR/1BA. $850/mo. Call (904)415-
2961.

861 Vacation Rentals
VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
$495 a week. Call (904)757-5416.
KEYS, MARATHON AREA 2/2 on
deep water canal. $950/wk + tax.
(905)821-1430/EllisPeacock2@aol.com
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

863 Office
TWO-ROOM OFFICE SUITE above
Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo.
600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
LOWEST PRICED / BEST DEAL
COMMERCIAL SPACE on Island!
GUARANTEED! Includes FREE Internet
and Fax Service! Only 3 Spaces
Remain: 1008, 1018 & 1400 sq. ft.
(904)753-1415
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Space
- Offices, suites, studio space.
Includes janitor, utilities, secure Wi-Fi
network, parking. Starting @ $150/mo.
Current tenancy includes non-profit,
social services, education &'training.
1303 Jasmine St. (904)583-0058

864 Commercial/Retail
WHY PAY RENT WHEN YOU CAN
OWN! 1100sq ft office Professional
Plaza. $2000 down, $997/mo. 556-
9632
DEERWALK UNITS 474380 SR 200,
Buildings 1 & 2. 1250 sq. ft. ADA
restrooms, office/retail space w/ware-
house. Water/sewer/garbage inc. Call
Dave Turner 277-3942. Units start at
$1250 + tax per month w/year lease.