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A large crowd enjoys Jimmy Parrish and the Ocean Waves create "Margaritaville" last Friday during Sounds on Centre, left. The crowd was full of Jimmy Buffett fans, known as
parrotheads, and included at least one actual parrot, right. The monthly outdoor concerts are sponsored by the Historic Fernandina Business Association. Bring your dancing
shoes 6-8 p.m. Aug. 5.
3 new options to replace
Main Beach boardwalk
ANGELA DAUGHTRY -
The city's Parks & Recreation
Department l., . ii, T1 ,i, ilu.i .
new options to replace the boardwalk
at Main Beach to Fernandina Beach
The ,, l-.,i i1 plan to build a new
boardwalk was revised due to i;. ...
..l,'' .ii .... by local, residents,
Presented to comminissioneras .last
.i11111 n ii,i plan by i.Ill. I. &
Associates featured a new .. ...1 i ll.
60 feet west of the present one.
Residents in j ii.i 11 objected to
the new boardwalk plan at least part-
ly in support of IF.. 1 Durnas, a
, l-'. i Ii:i' I,.. ilI man who spends
moist of his days visiting friends and
i, i\'iin- Ii, view from the board-
v d1l I1i,,,,- :,i Ilii i, complained
i ii h li. beloved ocean views would be
l. 1.1ii .... 1 i if the boardwalk were
moved so 111 to i1 west,
According to Parks & R, 'i., ,i., -
Director Nan V li. it ,,I boardwalk
must be replaced because it is dete-
riorated and causing a safety hazard
to users, I ii 1 ,, Florida Department
,. i'' irronmentalPi '' i' Il... has told
.city *,C!", i.,I- a dune that has been
forming around the boardwalk must.
"We're trying to be proactive for
when (the "',,.11 d'. .,il:) will rifl Voit
said. "This is a very popular and heav-
ily used location for residents and
tourists." She said the new plans
attempted to keep'boardwalk access
for everyone, with ciniiii d use of
. ,1 lii 1m ',' ing: c, 'liin -
Parks & r'i. -:i n, along with
Gillette & Associates, consulted with
the DEP and came up with three
options to rebuild the boardwalk.
('lpi" nl was a plan to rebuild aboard-
walk 70 feet west of the present board-
walk, which is similar to the original
plan I', L.IT1;1 i;'h. 1 ,nir I ii liso much
'jipp.iiiH.ii In Option 1, the new,
boardwalk would extend from slight-
BOARDWALK Continued on 3A
Council on Aging
Kenneth J. Willette has resigned as has received support from city and.
the executive .... 1.-r of the i .. ... : county governments for the reloca-
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Willette, who had been .
director since replacing Al ,
Rizer in January 2009, 4,
resigned "to pursue several -
new and exciting personal and
professional opportunities in .-
the years ,1'-11." according
to a press release issued by
the ( 1,1 1 il on Aging.
The Council on Aging Willette
offers programs now in a rent-
ed facility owned by Baptist
Medical Center Nassau, but is plan-
ning to move into larger quarters on
14th Street. The council is seeking
federal grants for construction arid
Th, council's programs include
Irv tranr'piritalion, Meals-On-
WVh,,Il-.. in-home assistance,
adtili dlay hl ;,lth care and two
-.nil ,',iiicnunity centers
(' I ''-r'nandina Beach and
Hilliard) inil'.nded to provide
_- as possib-k.
"I have thoroughly enjoyed
my two and one-half years as
a member of the Council on
Aging team," Willette said in the
release. "Working with the COA board
AGING Continued on 3A
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Gary Belson, left, observes a student's firing posture. Students who take his course are qualified to
;pp1N for concealed weapon permits.
Even a liberal loves
'm a bleeding-heart liberal. I
vote for Democrats, am a card-
carrying member of the ACLU
and listen to NPR. For a while I
even rode an electric bike to work as
part of a "save the planet" kick. So
what I'm about to say may get me in
trouble with my fellow liberals, but
I'm going to say it anyway:
Shooting guns is a hell of a lot of
Of course, I've known that for
years. I was in the Army, after all.
But I hadn't so much as touched a
firearm in six years when I was
assigned, a few weeks back, to do a
story on Gary W. Belson Associates,
Inc., which teaches concealed
weapons classes, basic firearm safe-
ty and self-defense tactics covering
S' i '. hli,. from how to avoid get-
ting mugged to defensive driving.
I signed up to take the "Basic
with Defensive Tactics" course,
which lasts all day and includes all of
the above. Which is how this bleed-
ing-heart liberal found himself up at
6 a.m. on a Saturday driving to a pri-
vate range on the West Side to learn
the basics of armed and unarmed
I arrived a bit ahead of the sched-
uled 7:45 a.m. start time and intro-
duced myself to Gary Belson, who'd
be teaching the course.
Belson was the founder and pri-
mary instructor of the Joint Military
and Law Enforcement Hostage
Rescue Anti-Terrorism School in
Fort Gordon, Ga. He's provided
threat assessments for nuclear
power plants, helped develop plans
to stem the proliferation of nuclear
weapons from the former Soviet
Union and provided security consult
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N EWS PAPER
, FRIDAY. JULY 8.2011 NEWS News-Leader
Ernest J. Malboeuf
Mr. Ernest J. "Ernie" Service Realty.
Malboeuf, LCDR USN ret., Above all else, Ernie was a
age 72, of Fernandina Beach, Christian, which was exhibit-
passed away on Monday, July ed through his daily walk and
4, 2011 at the Morris Center of membership at the Prince of
Shands Pavilion in Peace Lutheran Church in
Jacksonville. Fernandina. For the past 7-8
Born in Webster, Mass., he years, he has served as the
was the son of the late Ernest church Administrator and
and Helen Kaccmarek head usher at Prince of Peace.
Malboeuf. After graduating Mr. Malboeuf leaves
high school, Ernie joined the behind his wife of 52 years,
United States Navy. During Vohnceil "Vohn" Malboeuf,
the next 30 years, he worked Fernandina Beach, FL, and
and excelled through the cousins, Doris Dutram
ranks, obtaining the rank of (Dutchy), Roland Malboeuf, a
Lieutenant Commander niece, Diana Dutram, a
before retiring in 1987. During nephew Paul Dutram ,and
his active duty career he many friends.
served in Administration at Funeral services will be at
duty station NAS Jax, Cecil 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9,
Field, Mayport, Guantanamo 2011 at Prince of Peace
Bay, Cuba and Pensacola, FL, Lutheran Church with Pastor
aboard the USS'Intrepid, USS Ida Iverson officiating.
Forrestal and USS Columbus. His family will receive
After retiring, Mr. Malboeuf friends following the service at
obtained his Real Estate the church.
license. Always having a love In lieu of flowers, memori-
for administration and man- al contributions may be made
agement, after retiring from to the Prince of Peace
active duty while living in Lutheran Church, 2600
Cocoa Beach, he worked as Atlantic Ave., Fernandina
Office Administrator at Cape Beach, FL 32034.
Canaveral Towers. After he' Please share his life story
and his wife came to Amelia at www.oxleyheard.com. '
Island, he worked with All Oxley Heard Funeral Directors
Deaconess Annette Richo
Deaconess Annette Richo died on July 3,
' The service will be on Saturday, July 10,
2011 at the Elm Street Church of,God at 12
p.m. Viewing will take place from 9a.m. to start
of service. Interment will be at the Bosque
Bello Cemetery, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
HaffandBatrise Funeral Home
Summer food program
The city of Fernandina
eachh Recreation Department
Is participating in the Summer
food Service Program
through Aug. 5. Meals will be
served between the hours of
.[1:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.,
Monday-Friday at the Martin
Juther King Jr. Center, 1200
Elm-St., Fernandina Beach.
ineals will be provided to all
children regardless of race,
Polor, sex, age, disability or
lhational origin during sum-
iner vacation when school
breakfasts and lunches are not
being served. All children 18
and younger, if open site, are
eligible for meals at no charge
and there will be no discrimi-
nation in the course of the
meal service. The programs
are only approved for geo-
graphical areas of need where
50 percent or more of the chil-
dren qualify for free and
reduced priced meals during
the school year.
For information contact
John', Coverdell, program
supervisor, at 277-7355.
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center's Corporate
:Volunteer Council, through its
11th annual G.O.K.I.D.S.
.(Giving Our Kids Important
Daily Supplies) project, is col-
lecting school supplies and
donations for local students
who need them the most,
Monetary, donations will
,be used to purchase supplies
and will be distributed among
all area public schools by prid-
'cipals. Over the last 10 years,
through the G.O.KI.D.S proj-
ects, over $110,000 worth of
donations and supplies has
reached Nassau County's pub-
lic schools and teachers.-
: The project will run
through Aug. 9. Distribution
to the schools will take place
on Aug. 11.
The most needed supplies
include pencils, pens, pocket
folders, wide-ruled notebook
paper or spiral notebooks,
crayons, glue sticks, clear or
'mesh backpacks (no wheels),
dry-erase markers and white
or color copy paper. Monetary
donations are also welcome,
as are gift cards.,
Those who wish to donate
school supplies may drop
off donations at any of the
following locations: Omni
Amelia Island Plantation
(Associate Services) ;
Barnabas Center (11 South
llth St.); Century 21/John T
Ferreira Ins. (500 Centre St
); City Hall 204 Ash St); First
Coast Community Bank (14th
Street and 463719 SR200 in
Yulee); First Federal Bank
(1500 Sadler Road and 463845
SR200 at Chester Road in
Yulee); CBC National Bank
.(1891 S. 14th St.); Golf Club
of Amelia Island (4700Amelia
Parkway); Amelia Dental
Group (1947 Citrona Drive);
Rayonier (mill); Rock Penn;
VyStar Credit Union (1900 S.
14th St.) and the Nassau
County Volunteer Center
(1303 Jasmine St., Suite 104A).
For more information
call'the Volunteer Center at
261-2771 or e-mail ncvcfb@
511 Ash Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698
Webslte for email addresses
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Breast bestfor baby, experts say
JAMES N. MARTIN. JR. MD
President. American Congress of Obstetricians
Breastfeeding is a natural, ages-old
practice that holds numerous benefits for
both baby and mother.
While it is not advisable for some
women such as those with certain infec-
tions and chronic illnesses the vast
majority of women are capable of breast-
feeding and are encouraged to at least
Breast milk provides complete nutri-
tion, helping to build strong digestive and
immune systems and may protect against
respiratory infections, some childhood
cancers, and obesity. Breastfed babies
often have less gas, constipation and diar-
rhea, fewer feeding problems and less ill-
ness than do formula-fed babies.
For nursing mothers, breastfeeding
provides an inexpensive and convenient
feeding option. Women who breastfeed
may lose weight faster, experience less
stress during the postpartum period,
build stronger bonds with their babies,
a and have a decreased
O a risk of breast cancer.
time to deliver, notify
your doctor and the
S' health care team that
'. delivers your baby of
plans. They will help you start and sup-
port your breastfeeding once the baby is
born. Try to nurse within the first hour
after delivery while your newborn is alert
and ready to suck. After your baby gets
the hang of breastfeeding, nurse on
Use signs of hunger, such as when
your baby nuzzles against your breast,
makes sucking motions or puts a hand in
his or her mouth as a guide for when to
feed your baby. Many newborns will
nurse between eight and 12 times every
24 hours for about 10-15 minutes on each
breast Your doctor can explain how to
tell if your baby is getting enough milk
through diaper-changing patterns and.
weight gain after the first few days.
Breastfeeding women require about
500 more calories a day than they needed
before becoming pregnant. Eat a well-bal-
anced diet that includes at least 1,000 mil-
ligrams of calcium and drink at least eight
glasses of liquid a day. Try to identify and
avoid foods that seem to cause a reaction
in your baby. Rashes, fussiness, diarrhea
or congestion after nursing can signal a
Exclusive breastfeeding can temporar-
ily stop ovulation, making it less likely
that you will get pregnant. However, if
you are trying to avoid pregnancy, you
still need to use birth control. Barrier
methods, such as condoms and intra-uter-
ine devices, will not affect your milk sup-
ply. If you decide to use hormonal contra-
ception, your doctor can help you choose
a progestin-only method. The estrogen in
combination pills can diminish milk sup-
ply early on and should not be used until
nursing is established.
Ob-gyns, pediatricians, nurses, and
lactation specialists can be great breast-
feeding resources. Be sure to consult
with them about health questions and
practical issues that may arise.
Measles vaccinations urged
TALLAHASSEE Due to the recent
increase in measles importations into the
United States and Florida alone, the
Florida Department of Health (DOH) is
encouraging Floridians to get vaccinated
for this disease. Seven confirmed cases
of measles have been reported in Florida
so far this year, representing the largest
number of reported cases since 1997.
According to the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC), the
United States has been experiencing a,
high number of reported measles cases
in 2011, many of which were acquired
during international travel. The total
number of reported measles cases in the
United States this year is 156 cases, the
highest reported number since 1996.
Of the 156 total confirmed cases of
reported to the CDC this year, 136 were
associated with importations from
measles-endemic countries or countries'
where large outbreaks are occurring.
The imported cases involved unvaccinat-
.ed U.S. residents who recently traveled
abroad, unvaccinated visitors to the
United States and people linked to these
Of the seven reported cases in,
Florida, six cases were unvaccinated chil-
dren 12 months to 16 years of age. Of the
six cases in children, fournhad a religious
exemption to vaccination. Six of the
seven cases were linked to travel, with
one case in.a- reign visitor who
Seven confirmed cases of
measles have been reported in
Florida so far this year.
acquired the disease in his country prior
to travel, three cases in Florida residents
who traveled to countries with a high
incidence of measles, one case who trav-
eled outside of Florida but within the
. United States, one case linked to a case
with history of travel, and one case with
an unknown exposure source.
"With the recent increase of measles
outbreaks in Florida, it is now more
important than ever for Floridians and
their loved ones to make sure they are
vaccinated," said Charles H. Alexander,
chief of DOH's Bureau of Immunization.
"Vaccinations are the most effective way
to prevent this disease from spreading
and to safeguard the community from
Measles is a highly contagious, acute
viral disease that is easily spread through
the air by breathing, coughing, sneezing
or by direct contact with respiratory
secretions of infected persons. Measles
can lead to serious and life-threatening
complications, such as pneumonia and
encephalitis, whichis inflamnmatiotibf the
The symptoms of measles generally
begin about 7-14 days after a person is
infected, and include:
Red; watery eyes (conjunctivitis)
Feeling run down, achy (malaise)
Tiny white spots with bluish-white '
centers found inside the mouth (Koplik's
*Persons infected with measles can
transmit the virus to others'during a peri-
od of four days.before to four days after
the rash onset. The virus can survive in
the air or on infected objects and sur-
faces for up to two hours. Approximately
90 percent of susceptible who are in
close contact with an infected person are
likely to become infected with the virus.
Flyers regarding school immunization
requirements and vaccination prior to
international travel are available through
the DOH's Bureau of Immunization web-
site at www.immunizeflorida.org/publica-
The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and Pfizer have tex-
ting campaigns that help parents and
caregivers keep children on the recom-
mended vaccine schedule and offer use-
ful information. Visit'www.vaxtext.com
and Text 4 Baly at www.cdc.gov/ '
The local Chapter 4608 of
the AARP will meet July 12 at
1 p.m. at the Council on
Aging building, across from
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau. Members will look at
recent expressed Thanges to
the health care plan before
Congress and the president
,Members are urged to .attend
and bring a new member with
them. Local dues are $7.50
The chapter has many
charity and social events
throughout the year and a
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for individu-
als and families in need in the
area on Thursday, July 28,
from 5-6:30 p.m. at the
church, 941017 Old
Meals are served on the
fourth Thursday of each
month. The church also deliv-
ers meals to those who can-
not come. On the day of the
meal if possible, anyone
attending or needing a meal
delivered should call 261-
4741, ext 110 in advance. For
information, call Robyn
Stuckey at 583-3280..
The Yulee Interfaith
Dinner Network, sponsored
by the Coalition for the
Homeless of Nassau County,
serves a healthy dinner to
anyone in need every .
Tuesday and Thursday from
5-7 p,m. The Yulee IDN is
. located behind the Old Yulee
Middle School at US 17 and
Pageg Dairy Road. Look for
the banner and signs. For
more information or to volun-
teer, call 556-2496 or visit
their website, www.clicked.
Help with dinners
. The Interfaith Dinner.
Network provides.a hot, nutri-
tious dinner four nights a
week at the Salvation Army
Hope House, Ninth and Date
streets, for the island's home-
less and needy. The IDN com-
prises 11 local churches. The
group is looking for more
churches that would like to
serve dinners one night a
month. Small churches can
partner with others. Call
Ailene Wood at 491-4900 for
Meetings of the Fernan-
dina Beach group of First
Blood Donors Needed
ITHE BLOOD Thelifeyousavecould
(904) 353-8263 wwwlJgvebloodcom
(800) 447-1479 NL/PSA
Coast Narcotics Anonymous
are held at 8 p.m. Tuesday,
Thursday and Sundays at the
Martin Luther King Center,
1200 Elm St., for a universal
program. Call (904) 759-0240.
First Baptist Church of
Fernandina Beach, 1600 S.
Eighth St, sponsors
"Celebrate Recovery" every
Friday, beginning with dinner
at 6 p.m. Celebrate Rec6very
is a Christ-centered, biblically
based program for individuals
and their family members
who are dealing with addic-
tions, compulsions, past hurts
and potentially destructive
behaviors. Childcare is avail-
able. Call 261-3617.
Just Friends, a social
group for'singles over age 55,
meets once a month for din-
ner. For more information,
call Helene Scott at 321-1116.
Inc. reminds citizens that
they can place their maga-
zines and white paper in the
"newspaper" recycling bins
located throughout the coun-
ty. For information contact
Keep Nassau Beautiful at 261-
0165 or 1-800-977-0162.
Every Thursday a Micah's
Place advocate is available at
the Work Source office locat-
ed in the Winn-Dixie '
Shopping center on AIA in
Yulee. Call for an appointment
at (904) 879-6270. Micah's
Place is the only certified
domestic violence center
serving Nassau County. Call
491-6364 or visit www.micah-
Cell phone drive
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center collects
used cell phones for redeploy-
ment nationwide and in devel-
oping countries to improve
the quality of life through bet-
ter communication. If your
phone is not reusable, it will
be recycled according to EPA
Phones may be dropped
off at the Nassau County
Volunteer Center, 1303
Jasmine St., Suite 104A; the
News-Leader, 511 Ash St.;
Century 21/John T. Ferreira,
,500 Centre St.; and the
Nassau County Tax
For information stop by,
the office, call 261-2771 or e-
Centre'd Women, a social
and informational group,
meets at 6:30 p.m. the third
Monday of each month at
Eileen's Arts and Antiques,
702 Centre St. For more infor-
mation, call 548-9770.
Medals4Mettle.org, a non-
profit, collects half-marathon,
marathon and triathlon
medals to donate to local peo-
ple battling illnesses. If you
have a medal that you would
like to donate to a child or
adult, please place it in the
collection box at T&A Sports,
Red Otter Outfitters or any
1st Place Sports store. For
information contact Rose
Bennett at 491-3758.
The Fernandina Beach commission rejected a
proposal by the Planning Advisory Board for off-
street parking downtown.
July 6, 1961
A Jacksonville woman lost both of her legs
when she was struck by a vehicle while unload-
ing fishing tackle from her car on the Nassau
July 10, 1986
Construction began to widen Sadler Road
from Susan Drive to South Fletcher Avenue.
July 3, 2001
FRIDAY, JULY 8.2011 NEWS News-Leader
Gary Belson and defense instructor Iesley McKinney
demonstrate how to disarm a knife-wielding assailant.
McKinney, an attorney, also discusses the legal
aspects of self-defense with Belson's students.
Gary W. Belson Associates Inc. offers gun courses at
the Range & Educational Training Center in Nassau
County. A Concealed Weapon License Course will be
offered July 11, 19, 22 and 27 at 6:30 p.m. and July 16 at
9 a m. and 1 p.m A Basic wth Defensive Tacics Course
will be offered July 9 and 23.at7.:45 a.m
For information and scheduling contact Belson at 491-
8358, 476-2037 or gbelson@beHsouth.net. Viski
CLASS continued from -those targets is nobody's busi-
nIess but my own, thank you
ing services on five conti- very much.
nents. The man knows his After a quick break for
stuff, in other words.. lunch, we got into unarmed
His knowledge shows ii self-defense how to disarm a
the care he takes with his stu- knife-wielding attacker, how
dents. We spent the first two to get a gun away from an
hours of the class going over assailant Perhaps'surprising-
handgun basics: How to aim, ly, the first rule Belson teach-
how to load, the physics of fir- es in those situations is: Run.
ing a bullet And always .- Avoid confrontation if at all
safety,' safety, safety. ,. possible, he' told the class. If
"I've done this thousands. you're backed into a corner,
of times," Belson said, pick-, ,then fight. But the object in a
ing up a handgun and inspect-, defense situation is to -survive.
ing- the chamber to ensure it unharmed, not to play at being
wasn't loaded. "I think about it Superman. ,The tactic that
every single time. The time works best, Belson said, is the
you don't that's the time the one that keeps you safest.
gun 'accidentally' discharges. "The way I see it, I don't
Some people call it an acci7 have.anything to prove," he
dent I call it negligence. said. "If you can run away or
"Most accidents are driveoff,.do it."'
caused by ignorance and care- Belson-also said hearing
lessness. We always handle about the experiences of his.
guns as if they're loaded students helped expand his
even if they're not loaded, own knowledge of defense tac-
Even if the slide is to the rear." tics.
That safety-consciousness "Every time I teach a class,
should extend even to self- I learn something," he said.
defense, Belson, said.,, He-. ,Ifyou'te not roiteptimeto thatrt
reminded -.he cl:i of cas. xyoirieianwamateur."
in which homeowners had Students who complete
shot at intruders, only to have Belson's concealed weapons
the bullet punch through a class or the longer Basic with
ceiling or window and pose a Defensive Tactics course are
risk to innocent bystanders. qualified to apply for con-
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BOARDWALK Continued from 1A
ly north of the showers to the south park-
ing lot Four new sun shelters also would be
built, at a total project cost of $93,445.
Option 2 was a plan to rebuild the board-
walk at the current location with some vari-
ations. The existing boardwalk, retaining
walls and other structures would be demol-
ished, and the dune around it would flatten
somewhat and reconfigure itself. A new
boardwalk, according to DEP standards,
could be built up to two feet above the
revised grade. With new ramps, stairs, five
new sun shelters and the boardwalk extend-
ed to the north, the cost of the project was
estimated at $163,300.
Option 3 was a plan to rebuild the board-
walk 10-15 feet west of the existing board-
walk with minimal height adjustments, and
final elevations to be determined later. The
existing boardwalk would be left in place
and other structures such as gazebos would
demolished. A snow fence would be
installed on the east side to stabilize the
dune. This plan would also feature two
walkways extending out to the beach with
viewing shelters at the ends, plus handi-
capped access to the boardwalk in several
places. One advantage to this plan is that
leaving the boardwalk where it is would
save on demolition costs, leaving more
funds for amenities. Another advantage is
that the dune would tend to build itself
more to the east, slowing down sand
The number of new gazebos or sun shel-
ters for any of the options could be adjust-
ed according to cost restrictions and desire,
"I don't think anywhere we move this
thing is going to prevent (sand) encroach-
AGING Continued from 1A
of directors and staff has
allowed me the opportunity to
contribute to the continued suc-
cess of a progressive organiza-
tion during a critical time in its
growth and the ever expand-
ing needs for providing the
most critical diversified servic-
es to the expanding Nassau
County elder population.
"I found each day on the job
both challenging and reward-
ing. The experiences and
friendships that I attained while
working with, the COA ,of
Nassau will stay with me.for-
ever. I want to personally thank
the entire board of directors,
both present and past, and the
entire staff for the opportunity
to be part of the Council on
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an organized transition during
my final month on the job and
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"We're going to be going through the same
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boardwalk is not unusable yet. (The sand is)
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eat our park."
Asa Gillette of Gillette & Associates said
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been "pretty successful" at Amelia Island
Plantation. "Butyou can only do so much,"
he said. "You still have roughly the same
views (with Option 3)... the only way to get
around it is to move it west, (but) Mother
Nature is winning in the end."
Resident Patrick Howard suggested that
sun shelters or gazebos be made of red-
cedar, with copper flashing and clay tile
roofs, which would look more European
and last many years longer than standard
materials. "I hope you can keep most of
the gazebos that you can," he added.
Resident Roy Cook said a good job had
beer done on the revised plans, but he
also presented commissioners with his
own plan with slight variations that were
meant to save money. He also suggested
the walkway that cuts across the park
should be eliminated and that the park
only needs three gazebos, the same num-
ber that are there now.
Burton Bright, a member of the Parks
& Recreation Advisory Committee, said
the committee had looked "long and hard"
at the problem over the past three years,
considering safety issues and "taking into
account every single person's use" of the
park. He suggested Option 3 as "the most
Dumas, the wheelchair-bound man who'
inspired the protest against the original
plan, said he was concerned about main-
assist the new executive direc-
tor in any way possible."
Willette is a former execu-
tive director of the Nassau
Development Board and vice
president of business develop-
ment for Florida's Great
Northwest, Inc., an economic
development agency head-
quartered in Destin. :
Best -wishes to
of Fernandina Beach as
she celebrates her 90th
birthday on July 11,2011,:
She has two children, Eddie
(Charlotte) and Cindy. She
is the grandmother of
Paxton, Jessica,.and Alecia
and the great grandmother
of Brooklyn. Faye also has
many nieces and nephews.
We wish we could be with
you on-your special day.
Much love from your, .
"Yankee" nieces Maureen
and Diane Glendon ,
"We at the COA want to
thank Ken for his years of ded-
icated service to the COA and
to our clients," said Council on
Aging Board President Jan,
Carver. "Ken will be an active
participant on the transition
team to assure the continuation
of outstanding-service to our
clients during our 'search for
tenance of the area after heavy rains, wheel-
chair access to the park and also mainte.;
nance of the gazebos.
Resident Margie Willliams said she had
lived across from Main Beach since 2001.
She complained that the Parks &
Recreation Department has not been main
training the current boardwalk, which has
resulted in it becoming a trip hazard.
"We need some direction as to whether
to proceed or leave (the boardwalk) as it
is," Voit said, "as it gets progressively,
worse." Voit said the plans were still pre-,
liminary, and she invited the public to come
to any of the Parks & Recreation advisory
meetings for discussion. "We'll make revi-
sions (to the plan) and take it to the advi-
sory committee and put it back on the (city
commission) agenda," she said.
City Manager Michael Czymbor said.
commissioners would also be discussing,
the boardwalk project during upcoming
Commissioner Arlene Filkoff said
Option 3 "seemed the most amenable ... we-
have the dollars in this year's budget but:
next year's budget is an issue." Voit said
any construction would not begin until
next fiscal year, as a state permit would
still have to be acquired once a plan is cho-
Childers said some amenities sucli
as some of the gazebos could be elimi"
nated to save money.
"I like the weathered look of what's;
down there right now," he said. "We cari
squeeze it out for two years... a lot of things
get changed in the name of public safety:
that we don't need changed."
"I certainly hope this proposal was,
made because we needed it," said Vice,
Mayor Tim Poynter.
Ajob search for a new exec-
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MIAMI Gov. Rick Scott
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increases health care options
and patient choice, improves
quality of care, and protects
taxpayers from skyrocketing
In addition to authorizing-
a managed care model for
Florida's Medicaid services,
bills featured in a today's sign-
ing ceremony provide legal
protections from burdensome
lawsuits to Jackson Memorial,
Shands Teaching Hdspitals
and volunteer medical profes-
"In light of the threat of
ObamaCare's rapid growth of
Florida's Medicaid population,
we must ensure Floridians
have the doctors they need to
receive quality care, while also
protecting taxpayers from out-
of-control Medicaid costs,"
Scott said. "As we improve
quality of care for those who
rely on Florida's health care
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national niodel for Medicaid
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Scott discussed the impor-
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especially helpful to uninsured
patients who pay for health
care costs out-of-pocket House
Bill 935, Health Care Price.
Transparency, requires urgent
care centers to make informa-
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services more accessible to
Urgent care centers are
now required to prominently
display the costs of their 50
most frequently provided med-
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information about the costs of
medical care, uninsured pati-
ents who pay for health, care
costs out-of-pocket will be able
to choose the most affordable
provider. Primary care provi-
ders are encouraged to display
the same information, and
those who choose to do so
receive an exemption from the
professional license renewal
fee and continuing education
Other bills Scott and legis-
House Bill 479, Medical
Malpractice The bill provides
new guidelines regarding' med-
ical malpractice litigation in
Florida, including additional
protections for volunteer team
physicianis. In addition, med-
ical professionals not licensed
in Florida must receive an
"expert witness certificate"
before testifying in a medical
negligence case.' Medical mal-
practice insurance require-
ments allow more flexibility of
coverage for physicians and
-* House Bills 7107 and
7109, Medicaid Managed Care
-These bills restructure the
Medicaid program to a nian-
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ment is granted, Medicaid will
consist of two managed care
programs, one for primary and
acute care, and another for
home and community-based
House Bill 1125, Florida
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centralized marketplace for
health insurance products cre-
ated by the 2008 Florida Legis-
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and Jacksonville. In Florida,
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cuts passed by the Florida Leg-
islature, and signed into law by
Gov. Rick Scott, are coming
'home to roost in Florida's muni-
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their cities are being hit hard,
with cuts in social services, pub-
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In the shadow of Disney
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crowd into 67 motel rooms,.
their parents victims of the
depressedljob market and home
foreclosures. And this week,
their plight gets even bleaker, as
state cuts to social services and
education go into effect.
Mayor Buddy Dyer says
Orlando is feeling the pinch.
"That's in terms of our citi-
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in terms of a lot of those social
programs that took substantial
hits. We're going to see the
effects of th6 cuts in education."
Panama City faces a 10 per-
cent cut in school spending,
amounting to $17 million.
Throughout the state, programs
that serve children, the disabled
and seniors are feeling the
across-the-board budget axe.
In the state capital,
Tallahassee, Mayor John Marks
says the cuts in state spending
had an immediate effect. Some
400 of his constituents, all of
whom are state workers, got
their pink slips July 1.
"Well, obviously, it's going
to hurt; I mean, we're going to
lose about 400 jobs to state gov-
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responsibility at the local level -
and my responsibility, and my
commission's responsibility to
see ifwe can do something to fill
those lost jobs in our city."
The Scott administration has
laid off 4,500 public employees
statewide. Those layoffs, com-
bined with cuts in programs that
serve 7,000 premature babies,
at-risk pregnant women and the
homeless, as well as cuts in edu-
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In suburban Detroit, the Lincoln or a to be Chevrolet and apple pie ing a 56 mile-per-gallon aver-
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Europe, opened its doors. likely it was more open to a domestic, the mandated standard, get
The first two buyers were a a Cadillac interestingly, not being taint- ready for huge changes.
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FRIDAY, JULY 8,2011 News-Leader
Committee hears public
Tlihe first week of redistrict-
ing meetings were held last
week with two meetings in
Tallahassee and one meeting
in each location of Pensacola,
Fort Walton Beach and
Panama City. After 13 hours of
driving and 13 hours of listen-
ing to public testimony, it is
clear that the effort to draw
new districts will be tedious.
This is my first experience
in the redistricting process
and I am honored to have
been appointed to serve on
the Redistricting Committee.
While other members were
thankful to dodge the "extra
work," I enjoy the opportunity
to work hard and to be a part
of history and to learn the
mechanics behind redistrict-
Every 10 years, Florida-
redraws the political boundary
, lines of every state legislative
and congressional district to
reflect changes in population,
as determined by the most
recent U.S. Census and as
required by the Florida and
U.S. Constitution. The term
"reapportionment" refers to
the task of dividing the state's
population by the number of
congressional seats appor-
tioned to the state. Th'e task of
: "redistricting" is the redraw-
ing of political boundary lines
Sept. 1 mem-
bers for the
STATE Senate will
REP hold 26 pub-
JanetAdkins the state to
Floridians on how they wish
the new lines to be drawn.
After conducting extensive
public hearings, the various
redistricting committees will
begin drawing House, Senate
and Congressional bound-
aries. It is important to note
that no new maps have been
drafted yet. There are an infi-
nite number of ways that the
120 House, 40 Senate and 27
Congressional seats can be
drawn; the first step is to listen
to the public so we understand
where they have communities
of common interests and how
they want to be represented in
their legislative branch.
During the 2012 legislative
session, congressional, senate
and house boundaries will be
adopted. Legislative session
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It was quite interesting to
hear the thoughts from indi-
viduals in the Panhandle. The
northern part of the
Panhapdle is primarily agricul-
ture and the southern portion
focused on tourism and the
item of most interest was
should district boundaries be
drawn horizontally to reflect
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
AARP is out of step
I would like to respond to
the viewpoint by John P Megna,
president of AARP Chapter
#4608, in the News-Leader.
It is admirable that so many'
citizens that belong to your
organization past and present
have been involved in commu-
nity projects, but as you obvi-
ously know, that is not what
keeps an organization 'strong.
You stated since you became
president in 1994, your organi-
zation decided to organize a
voter's education coalition and
you became known as a political
activist group. I have no idea,
but did you organize for a par-
ticular party, or were your
efforts strictly Constitutional,
American patriotic teachings? If
the education was biased, which
nationally AARP is, maybe that
is why your membership is
dwindling. How can an organi-
zation that has followers with
varied political ideals cater to
just one party and expect to
keep the opposite party's loyal-
Was your education on taxes,
gas prices, open borders drilling
or any subject that affects all
seniors? Was there any sugges-
tion positive for our country in
your teaching that would help us
to become more involved in our
country regardless of a political
party? Just asking, as I do not
know the answer to that.
Perhaps the following are
some valid reasons that AARP
membership is starting to
decrease. AARP is dangerously
out of step with America.
Are you aware of the fact that
they supported undermining the
'Second Amendment? They,
were totally out of step with the
American people on this issue.
Then they were silent on ille-
gal immigration. This should
have been strongly criticized
due to the fact that the older
generation is the one who will
be hurt most by not enforcing
'Then, 'against all logic, the
!ARP approved pa-ssage of
Obamacare while knowing
seniors would pay billions in
increased Medicare Supplement
and Medicare Advantage pre-
miumns as a direct result.
Supposedly this group is work-.
ing for. the elderly, but there
would be a big profit for AARP
by becoming one of the vendors.
They backed Bush's prescnp-
tion drug plan because they
anticipated profiting from it.
AARP's financial gain "could
exceed $1 billion from the new
health care law" House Ways
and Means "Behind the Veil"
investigation finding. Now they
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"The (AARP's) timing is very
-destructive." Nancy Altman,
co-director of the Strengthen
Social Security Campaign. "I
thinkthey're dead wrong on this
issue 'and I think many of the
other senior organizations feel
the same way" Sen. Bernie
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U.S. News and World Report
June 23. Has AARP lost its direc-
tion and in failing, are they tak-
ing their members down with
There is an alternative to the
AARP and perhaps the mature
American citizens are finding it.
As a suggestion perhaps AARP
should have proposed keeping
Social Security solvent while put-
ting more money in the pockets
of older Americans. What if they
would have tried to introduce a
bill to eliminate the tax on Social
Security income? Is it fair to tax
Social Security when you pay in
and again when you start to col-
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the communities of interest
(such as agriculture and
tourism) or should they be
drawn vertically to reflect
county lines where possible.
Many rural counties do not
have sufficient population for a
full House or Senate district
and must be grouped with
other counties. Then it
becomes a matter of where do
you split a county. We had indi-'
viduals who expressed inter-
est in "like" neighborhoods
being grouped together and
others who asked that their
city be made "whole" within
the same district.
In Tallahassee, much con-
cern was expressed over con-
grbssional districts; but in
Pensacola, individuals were
concerned primarily with state
and house districts.
Concern was voiced
regarding the newly passed
Amendments 5 and 6 dealing
with "Fair Districts." Every
two years each lawmaker
takes an oath to uphold and
defend the Constitution of the
State of Florida and the U.S.
Constitution. These amend-
ments are now part of
Florida's Constitution and the
Legislature will abide by their
Committee heard from ihndivid-
uals representing AARP,
NAACP, League of Women
Voters, ACLU, Tea Party,
Coffee Party, Democratic
Executive Committee, Farm
Bureau, Republican Executive
Committee and the Chamber
tricting process and to sign up
for email updates by visiting
Also, the Florida House of
Representatives has launched
a web-based tool called
"MyDistrictBuilder" that is
available to the public so that
individual citizens can propose
their version of a redistricting
plan. You can access this tool
by clicking "MyDistrictBuild-
er" from the www.floridaredis-
tricting.org website. This
online tool will be used by
both Floridians and legislators
to propose new boundary lines
for congressional and state
As member of the
Redistricting Committee, it is
important that I hear from you
in how you wish your commu-
nity to be represented. Please
mark your calendar for July
11, Florida State College at
Campus;.We will hold two
meetings that day: 2-4 p.m.
and 6-8 p.m.
I look forward to hearing
from you on how our commu-
nity can best be represented
through the redistricting
process. Please feel free to call
me with your questions or
of Commerce. We heard from
private citizens, school board
members, city commissioners,
a Soil & Water Conservation
supervisor, a mayor and a rep-
resentative from the
Supervisor of Elections office.
Everyone who wished to
speak was able to voice their
opinion on how they wanted
the lines to be drawn. No one
was turned away.
The 2012 Congressional
districts will have a population
of 696,345; Nassau County is
currently grouped in
Congressional District 4,
which has an overage of
48,073. This means that the
district will need to decrease
Senate districts will have a
population of 470,033. Nassau
County is currently split
between Senate District 5 and
8. District 5 needs to lose
45,336 in population and
District 8 needs to lose 55,641
'in population. Nassau County
is currently in House District
12, which is 2,676 over the
ideal population of 156,678.
Once adopted, these maps
will be in place for 10 years so
it is important for yodu to
ensure your voice is heard.
,. I encourage you to learn
more about Florida's redis-
FRIDAY, JULY 8,2011 OPINION News-Leader
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Zen and the art of engine repair
shabby and forlorn as a down on her
luck pensioner at a bus stop. To add
insult to injury, seagulls had been using
her once-powder-blue decks for target practice
for so long that she resembled a barge carry-
ing a load of manure. A starboard window was
shattered and her long unused rigging clinked
plaintively in the slight breeze.
I've only been sailing for a couple of years
but I've been around boats a long time. I've
been drawn to them since I was a little boy and
fantasized about joining the Navy, which I did
when I turned 18. Rookie sailor that I am, I
could tell from her lines that she'd once been a
grand dame. Her bearing, though .marred by
the elements for years, was stately and regal.
She floated high and true. She reminded me of
an elderly, deposed queen, no longer ruling
from her bejeweled throne, but still possess-
ing an air of haughty pride that would always
mark her as royalty.
I The marina owner told me her former mas-
ter, a delightful older gent and superb sailor
with whom I've since developed a wonderful
friendship, couldn't keep up with her mainte-.
nance and had signed over her title to him.
"Go down to C Dock and take a look at
her," he told me. "See what y6ou think."
"I already have one sailboat, don't need
another," I told him.
"Yeah," he said, grinning. "But not like this
The cabin was unlocked. I stepped down
the companionway ladder to her interior. She
needed TLC and lots of it.
But she was dry and without
a hint of rot oi" decay any-
where. An old sailor saw me
looking her over.
"Gonna buy the old girl?"
I said I was just looking
her over. .
"She's a classic," he said.
CUPOF "Got an Atomic 4 flathead
JOE gasoline engine in her that's
..... kapooey. A good mechanic
could have her up'and run-
Joe Palmer ning in no time."
I estimated her age to be about 40.
Turn out she was made in 1969. That would
make her 42. She's a 28-foot flush deck
Cal made by Jensen Marine, which has been
out of business awhile. Back in the day, they
made sturdy, fast sailboats. Most came '
equipped with Atomic 4 engines. But, as I
would find out, it's not easy finding a
marine mechanic who's knowledgeable about
that engine. After weeks of searching, I found
His name's Steve. I'll keep his last
name a secret. He's about my age, maybe a lit-
tle older. He has an easy-going manner and a
slow drawl. Sure, he said, he could fix her
right up. It's actually a pretty easy engine to
work on, he said, adding that he could teach
Uh-huh. Mr. Ten Thumbs who doesn't
know a crescent wrench from a pipe wrench.
But as I was to learn, Steve is the Zen Master
of teaching marine engine repair. Patiently and
calmly, he pointed out each part of the engine
and told me what it does.
'Together we set about tearing the engine
apartand freeing iup frozen valves, making
new gaskets, reconnecting the manifold and.-
muffler system, cleaning and lubricating
seized up parts and clearing a nearly hopeless-
ly clogged fuel line as sweat poured off our
bodies in the nearly hundred degree tempera-
'ture below deck. When he pulled the carbure-
tor off and told me to take it apart and clean it,
I nearly fainted with fright.
But I followed his instructions and did it
not once, but twice. He never got ruffled or
impatient, even when we dropped a tiny
wrench into the transmission pan. I panicked.
Steve just winced a bit and drawled, "Wellll, I
have a tool at home I can reach down there
and grab it with. Lemme run get it."
Twenty minutes later, we had the wrench
and were back at work.
Last Saturday we fired up the engine and it
cooed like a dove. Steve and I shook hands.
After making a minor adjustment to the gear.
shifter, we cast off the dock lines and steamed
her away from the docks for the first time in
nearly 10 years. Steve gave me his crinkly-.
eyed smile and said she ran like a sweetheart
and probably will for years to come with the
And from here on out, proper maintenance
she will have. Zen-style maintenance.
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
RightS .* .you are holding in your hand is a prom-
issory note on a bank account for our
I have read with interest the feed- business a business that is nearly
back from Mr. Mike Thompson's opin- $1.5 trillion (reference Congressional
ion concerning the library and librar- Budget Office) overdrawn for this fis-
ians in the News-Leader ("Save our cal year. This is a business that owes
libraries, fire the librarians," June 24). $14 trillion in what I will call short-
Although I agree with very little of Mr. termi debt, i.e., marketable securities
Thompson's opinion piece, it is after all., such as Treasury notes, bills and
his opinion, and no matter how dis- bonds held by investors and other gov-
tasteful, he has every right in the ernments (China holds approximately
United State-of America to express his $900 billion of this debt) as well as var-
opinion (Article I of the Bill of Rights ious U.S. government trusts such as
to the Constitution). Therefore, I must Social Security, Medicare and
make comment concerning one opin- Medicaid. Our business also has an .
ion in (the July 1) News-Leader enti- unfunded liability of an estimated $62 :
tled "Hateftl rant" trillion made up of (again) Social
There are several statements in Security, Medicare, Medicaid, TARP,
"Hateful Rant" of great concern to me. Housing and Economic Recovery Act
The statements concerning the "pro- (HERA) and Federal Housing Finance
gressive changes in. America," the Agency.(FHFA) obligations.
questioning of the decision of the edi- Like me, you may not have been
tor to print Mr. Thompson's piece and familiar with the last two entities.
that "American values are evolving and These were enacted in July and
soon there will be no place in this coun- September of 2008, respectively, to -
try for a person who has convictions save the housing and financial mar-
like Mr. Thompson." kets from themselves/ourselves
These statements by the writer are at an estimated cost to us U.S. taxpay-
in many ways far more dangerous than .-ers f 5'tpillion tax dollars. ,, .
Mr. Thompson's very distasteful state-' -The-secondthing'to tonsider'is that,
ments, Which again he had every legal I'm not concerned. I have had discus-
right to make and he may very well suf- sions with learned individuals one ,
fer consequences for his statements. was even a former bond trader for
Also, at the same time, it is very impor- Lehman Brothers all of whom have
tant to note that this is the very week- assured me that the national debtis not
end we are celebrating the independ- a problem as we owe it to ourselves. I'm
ence of our country. Have we forgotten not sure when China became the 51st
the very rights our patriots mutually state, but I'm not a geography major, so
pledged to each other, "their lives,.for- what do I know? One time, probably
tunes and sacred honor," and that when alcohol was involved, I even
many of our ancestors, grandfathers, posited that; without the interest pay-
fathers and brothers fought to pre- ments of over $430 billion per fiscal
serve. I was born in the seat of our year, we would have more money to
democracy and only a few miles from spend on important-things like high- i
the location of the moving statements ways and such. Wrong again! That i
of the great statesman and patriot, interest is paid to ourselves, China now
Patrick Henry "Forbid it, Almighty included, and therefore helps our pen-
God! I know not what course others sion funds in paying us our retirement l
may take, but as for me, give me liberty checks.
or give me death!" The third thing to consider is that
There are "certain unalienable not one penny of this money would be u
rights" in this country, outlined in the owed if we hadn't requested that our f
Declaration of Independence and businesss" do whole lot of things for
detailed in the Constitution and Bill of us, the stockholders, and not charge us t
Rights. I pray they never change. the full cost of any of these items/serv-
Spotswood Berkeley Watkins ices. Ouch! That really hurts. We want i
Hilliard good highways and low gas prices. No d
problem. Our business will issue bonds, t
Free h? for the next generation to pay rather
than raise gas taxes for this genera- 1
Recently I returned home from a tion-to pay at the pump. We want a Q
week's vacation to a stack of mail, strong military, but we don't want a o
including back issues of the News- draft. No problem. We'll offer nice pay p
Leader. As I was reading the back packages and benefits so that less than 1
issues of the paper, I came acrossthe 1 percent of our citizens do the fighting t
Viewpoint by MikeThompson ("Save and dying for the other 99 percent. We i
our libraries, fire the librarians," June 'want someone else to pay for all of our o
24) and could not believe what I was medical expenses. No problem. Our i
reading! The ranting, gross misinfor- business will push the payments out for t
mation and hatred expressed were the next generation to worry about.
appalling. My mind immediately posed My point: Don't blame the politi- i
the question "Why did you .choose to cans for what we have created. We s
print such an outrageous piece?" An have elected and re-elected our "folks" s
answer of "free speech" is not a good in Washington because they 'deliver c
enough answer to such a diatribe. I the bacon to the people back home. r
know there are choices thatetifors of The only Way to fix our mess is to tight- s
papers can make and to choose to print en our belts and bite the collective bul- i
this without some editing was, at the let. You can't borrow yourself out of
least, a questionable choice. debt.-Think about that the next time y
Suffice it to say that it was with you are ready to cast your ballot. Vote h
relief that in subsequent issues of the for the person who will consider the b
News-Leaderyou printed letters in the good of the country and not your spe- t
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We have met the enemy
As the rhetoric increases over the
budget deficit and the national debt
limit, I think we all need to consider
how we got to this point in our collec-
tive history. It seems that all of the
politicians in the running for president
are trying to say that the government
should be run like a business so in
this musing I will refer to the govern-
ment as "our business." Keep in mind
that the term "our business" is correct
as we are all stockholders, having pur-
chased our shares with taxes.
First, take a dollar bill out of your
wallet and study it for a moment. What
the building official and his inspectors
and plans examiners are required to
uphold the laws regarding building -
new, additions, alterations or repairs.
This includes unlicensed activity or
work without a permit. Building offi-
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like police in that they enforce the laws
of the state (FS 468.619),
Here is a copy of the law regarding
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"Permits; applications; issuance;
"After the effective date of the
Florida Building Code adopted as here-
in provided, it shall be unlawful for any
person, firm, corporation, or govern-
mental entity to construct, erect, alter,
modify, repair, or demolish any build-
ing within this state without first obtain-
ing a permit therefore from the appro-
priate enforcing agency or from such
persons as may, by appropriate reso-
lution or regulation of the authorized
state or local enforcing agency, Pe del-
egated Authority to issue such permits,
upon the payment of such reasonable
fees adopted by the enforcing agency."
This makes it clear that to begin
making out some aspect of a building
(the air conditioner, a water heater) is.
n violation of the law. Now some juris-
dictions are stricter than others but
;he law is clear.
The problem is thatthis area has a
ong history of work being done with-
out a.permit. There were certain,areas
)fthe county that were very bad about
permitting their work and the prob-
em with this is some honest contrac-
;or would come behind them and
nherit the mess left by the unlicensed
or unpermitted contractor. I, as an
inspector, have gotten into loud and
heated arguments with contractors
(honest), that took a job and the work
n the building was a mess and they got
stuck cleaning it up! See, the law also
says that if you touch it, you make it
:omply with code. I am not trying to be
mean but this is the only way to fix
shoddy work that was done with no
Things for folks to understand: 1) If
rou pull a permit as an owner, you
have no legal recourse if the work is
bad, you certified that you were doing
he work and all help was onrryour pay-
oll. 2) If you let work be done without
a permit, you bought it! You have no
contractt if you do work with an unli-
censed contractor. Anything you
signed will not hold up in court. 3) If
he bid sounds more than 20 percent
ower than all others, you better
beware! If someone can do the job so
much lower, either he made a mistake
ir he is gonna cut corners or expects
o hammer you with changes/extra
'osts. Either way, you may be in real
The building departments are here
o protect you. They are, by law, total-
y independent of the other city/coun-
y departments. They are designed to
support themselves and thus, not be
subject to politics. It is illegal for com-
nissioners .to try to sway a building
official or inspector's inspection. This
was deliberate to stop politics from
influencing proper building codes.
Now, it has come up about fines for
unpermitted/unlicensed activity but
NE 0 R PPAE e TOLY F 1605 'AT W E NPkRPY
before these fines of four or five times
the permit fee were implemented,
there were folks. that figured it was"
worth gambling and doing a job with-
out a permit when you only had to pay
for the permit if you were caught.
When the cost rose, compliance rose.
A recently well-publicized case has
stirred up things but it is my under-
standing that the contractor in question
was from Georgia and not licensed
locally and had to have a friend come
up from Jacksonville to permit the job.
Don't hold 'me to this, I am only going
Anyhow, there is more to some
things than some righteous indigna-
tion. The building departments are
doing what the law intended them to
do. Some folks will get sore but in the
long run, they will save you grief, and
if you sell your house with undocu-
mented additions, you will wish you
had permitted the work when the sale
I have a story to tell. I had an inci-
dent take place here in Hilliard at my
home in which my boyfriend was
arrested and I was tased. An article
was printed in your paper on June 29
concerning this. Nassau County's ver-
sion was blown way out of proportion.
I have witnesses and proof to prove it.
I am disabled and can't afford an attor-
ney so therefore no one wants to help.
I explained to officers I was disabled
and couldn't get on the ground so they
tased me and took me down with force.
A deputy then put his foot into my
lower back. I told him my back was
broke but he didn't seem to care. Now
I'm in a lot of pain and have no trans-
portation to get to a doctor. I know no
one here, we just moved from North
Carolina in April so that my boyfriend
could find work, which he did. I just
need someone to listen to my side of
Every lawyer I've spoken with
has said there have been several inci-
dents with Nassau County and tasing
without cause. Any help will be appre-
The political managers of
Fernandina Beach seem to believe
fairness in apportioning county serv-
ices costs is a one-way street. In
essence, the city has been led to
believe it is overpaying for law enforce-
ment services. The city attorney
advised the city a resolution request-
ing relief could be presented to the
county commission and it may reduce
the pro rata share for services borne
by the city in the interests of fairness.
Well, let's look at what happened
when the reverse took place, that is,
when the city received a request from
the county to be fair regarding utility
costs: When the city apparently over-
paid for a water and sewer system it
could only do so by foisting upon some
county residents a surcharge of 25
percent for water and sewer services.
This scheme also involved issuing
about $25 million in bonds without
voter approval so apparently the city
did not wish to raise the ire of its vot-
ers by raising utility rates to pay for
such an expensive purchase.
Instead, the city initiated a billing
surcharge of 25 percent to customers
who were not located within the city
notwithstanding these county cus-
tomers were already customers of the
water company they purchased. The
city believed it could impose such a
surcharge upon an obscure Florida
law that allows a city owned utility to
surcharge, up to 25 percent, for cus-
tomers outside a municipality (in the
county) who request access to a city
utility. The law is mute concerning
what happens when a city acquires a
business with a portion of the cus-
tomer base outside of city boundaries.
When the Nassau County
Commission learned of this decision to
surcharge county residents 25 per-
cent, they resolved that should not
happen. That resolution was based on
a legal interpretation by the county
attorney that Fernandina Beach was
misapplying the statute it was using for
the surcharge beyond its intent, i.e.,
the surcharge was not appropriate
because the city purchased a business
with customers in the unincorporat-
ed county already in place. The reso-
lution passed and was presented to
the city who dismissed it out of hand.
That is how the city addresses mat-
ters of "fairness" when approached by
the county. I hope the county com-
mission in a similar fashion ignores
this "matter of fairness" plea from the
city. Seems to me, what goes around,
FRIDAY. JULY 8, 2011/NEWS-LEADER
STARS & STRIPES WINNERS
There were two con- .
tests at the Stars & .
Stripes Freedom '
Festival on July 4 for
the All-American "'
Apple Pie and the
Like. There were 21 41 .
entries in the Look-A-
Like contest and win- .
ners were, above from L
left, .Debbie and
Darian Fitzwater of
.Yulee, first; Tom and "4
Ashley Moen of
Fernandina Beac., .
second; and Amanda
and Emily Sweetz of
There were eight
entries in the All-
American Apple Pie
Contest (best home- ..
baked from scratch)
and, cash winners 1.
were, right, Marci 0
Colwell, far right,
Samantha Ofeldt, left, 1
and Michele Readdick, ..
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Use God's name often and with confidence
B hold the Lord's hand is not
shortened that it cannot save;
neither His ear heavy that He
cannot hear, but your iniquities
have separated between you and your
God, your sins have hidden His face
from you that He will not hear.
Thei'e are some things we are
expected to do as maturing believers.
The main thing is to grow up, show
respect for one another and do whatever
is necessary to prevent our credibility
from being damaged. When we examine
our motives and methods, we can.
accomplish this and let no evil be spo-
ken of the good that we are and the
good that we do.
God has not lost any of His power
nor His love for us and it is not that God.
is too weak to save us or that He has
become deaf. He hears us when we call.
When we stop acting like Christians, we
allow the sun to go down on our wrath
and we are offended, while at the same
time saying that we love God and His
We all may have a
heart to do what is
right and good.
S3 However, if we don't do
what it takes to ensure
. that our actions line up
with our godly heart,
we get into iniquities,,
'These sins are not
immorality or one of
NOWAND the so-called "biggies."
THEN This is anything that
*.... separates us from hear-
ing from God because
Maybelle He hid'Himself in
Our sins cause God
to hide His face from
us. He hears us all right, but He will not
respond until we fix some things that
only we ourselves can fix. Why should
God respond to us when we talk to Him
when we neglect to do what He has
taught us in His word?
One of the most important things in
life is to have the assurance that we can
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get in God's face and He can get in ours.
We should'not leave out the more
important things. We do not want God .
to hide His face because we neglected to
do His will.
This is not a will be, might be, hope
to be kind of safe. This is an "are safe."
This safety begins the day we accepted
Jesus into our heart. The evidence of'
the fact that this is an "are" situation is
accelerating as We read His word. We
should use His name often and with con-
fidence. The time has come for all of us
to see how He. responds to His children
who are called by His name.
Congratulations to Sis. Ruby Brown
on her return trip from Austin, Texas.
She traveled to Texas, checking on her
brother Johnny and his wife Bernice
Terry. They were glad toihave her visit
them, sharing their love.
Birthday wishes to Tammy Melton,
William Bacon, Pamela Fisher, Deondra
Starks, Carmonique Blue, Sebrina
Smith-Henry, Darlene Albertie and
Mother Eleanor Simmons.
T Of l me mn.st common children g3mes
are T:1g .ind Hide .ind reel. ,Ahere me
obled iS [,l? w'd being l[aged or even
:e on in ihe c:e cf Hide .nd Seen-i. by the
per:.on .n ': 6 i Thi per;.on who is 'C
iir.:gined, to hioie scre ype eor s igm.3
,LlChE C toi them !Co [he p',n m. here we
rc.r[I I e let terem iiuch Cr |ook 1a u1
ThEiE: sii: of g.me: nhiLgr, th me
S 'npCrLlnce .-J, our ric[ 3.ntr.g 1,:. 'Le -e.en
3: different b) oCheri r,.:. one ,Aanu [.' be
Ir[. nO even children ieemr t..' feel this
s[ton .ier.l )I i .ringq rc.t1 e .e er,-r,ne
el]e Ar, d .:,ilLriC.u h [rehi I'e r ,i(-. E mng
diheieerit rcru-l i is; rellercirn %' Cur
.'In ,:ng d. i,. l,- ('. rhc ro d n r: n [ here
:onicrJlrngir, ore ? '.ec..:i .bO'u[ bticng truly
indi'iduadlir, ]id ri.r p3;iO"unr..ll .I
i l,.i,::.tr, ly i. un ir,,que pcr'rcn Ij| .fy uIA
J3re insie.Ld l .I eiI r.,nnq [1.11 A ill be
[Lought ot -s e':.:e ninc C& 3 t .. Odd
We '.'uld I.J rn i:. lov.' e 3nd e'-en puru-
,utr i.'iju.'u l ec':en iouei a1.1 G,-,, ro :
q r-, uS. e:pe i.'lly, f i i
hey .are p~f:n o our ..
better :ell And rin'i cA
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A dY J, I, ernt ,
Carlesa M. Kirkland of
O'Neil and Wendell L. Glover
of Kingsland, Ga., will be mar-
ried at 4 p.m. July 23, 2011, at
First African Missionary
Baptist Church in Kingsland
with the Rev. KC. Davis offi-
ciating. The reception will fol-
low at the city of Kingsland
North Center Complex.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Carl and Arrie
Kirkland of Jacksonville and
Craig and Maybelle Brown of
The groom-elect is the son
of Murriell Glover and the
late Raymond Glover of
Sheryl Jackson and
Mr. Glover, Miss Kirkland
Salvador Vasquez, both of
Fernandina Beach, were mar-
ried July-3, 2011, at the
Church of God in Fernandina
The bride is the daughter
of Selma Jackson and Mary
Kearse of Fernandina Beach.
The groom is the son of
Antonio Vasquez and Lillian
Higgins of New York, N.Y.
Kacie Lee Couch gradu- with the Reading Club to New
ated with high honors June 7, York City, enjoying 13 Broad-
2011, from Douglas Anderson way shows in nine days.: She
School of the Arts. Achieving will godto New York again this
a grade point average of 4.114 summer.
while acquiring 35 credits, During her four years at
Couch was also awarded the Douglas Anderson, Couch
distinguished Art Seal in performed with Star Fish
Performance Theatre. Circus for two years, has
Couch, the daughter of Mr. been a part of numerous
and Mrs. Harvey Couch Jr., is plays and was awarded supe-
an active member of the rior ratings at thespian com-
National Honor Society and petitions for her performanc-
the International Thespian, es.
Society. She was recognized Couch received an,aca-
for earning more than 175 demic scholarship with hon-
volunteer hours throughout ors admission to The Univer-
Nassau and Duval counties. sity of Mary Washington in
Couch is a member'of the Fredericksburg, Va., where
prestigious Reading Club and she will major in classical
was selected captain her sen- archaeology with' a minor in
ior year. In 2010 she traveled theatre.
Army Reserve Pvt. Dun- Basic Combat Training, the
dee D. Dilworth has graduat- soldier studied the Army mis-
ed from Basic Combat Train- sion and received instruction
ing at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla., and training exercises in drill
as an honor graduate and and ceremonies, Army histo-
received a-letter of commen- ry, core values and traditions,
dation. military courtesy, military jus-
The soldier's academic tice, physical fitness, first did,
and military accomplish- rifle marksmanship, weapons
ments were a direct result of use, map reading and land
energetic application of soupd navigation, foot' marehes,-
judmnient and n'-_ ly-ncqun ed armed and unarmed combat
technical knowledge. The sol- and field maneuvers and tac-
dier's attentionto detail, tics.
appearance, cooperative spir- Dilworth, a quartermaster
it, military bearing and mili- arid chemical equipment
tary courtesy were commend- repairer, was promoted to pri-
able and exemplary and vat? 2 on June 9,2011.
contributed to the Battery He'is the son of Randy
Cadre of the 19th Field Donley and Valeria Medlock
Artillery Regiment's success- of Yulee. The private is a 2010
ful mission accomplishments, graduate of Yulee High
During'the nine weeks of School.
The YMCA summer day
camp, My Summer, My
Friends, My Adventure, is
designed to help kids of all
ages develop new skills, dis-
cover a new adventure and
make friends along the way.
org/mcarthur to customize
your camper's experience
today. Free breakfast and
'lunch included daily. Registra-
tion is available on site or at
the McArthur Family YMCA,
1915 Citrona Drive, Fernan-
dina Beach. Call 261-1080.
The Amelia Arts Academy,
516 South 10th St., has sum-
mer arts camps and teen
workshops offering high-qual-
ity performing and visual arts
education. No registration
fees. Visit www.ameliaarts
academy.org, call 277-1225 or
email information @ameliaart-
Early Impressions Deve-
lopment Center is offering a
summer program through
Aug. 12 at both locations -
112 S. Third St., Fernandina
Beach and 464073 SR 200 in
Yulee for ages 3 through 7.
Enjoy field trips, arts and
crafts, water play, picnics,
bowling, Putt-Putt, food and
more. Registration fee is $15.
Call 206-4170 in Fernandina
or 310-9730 in Yulee.
Early Impressions also
offers a free VPK program for
all four-year-olds, an after-
school program and full-time
openings for infants through
age four. Visit www.earlyim-
The Red Crayon will offer
Color Camp, Cartoon Camp,
Camp Fairytale, Creativity
Camp and Comedy Camp,
Tuesday-Friday this summer.
Visit Red Crayon on Face-
book for dates and times or
or call 556-2918. The Red
Crayon also is accepting chil-
dren for the 2011-12 school
At Discovery Summer
Camp, campers explore their
talents and creativity through
a variety of activities: Call the
office of Faith Christian Aca-
demy at 321-2137, or visit
www.fcaangels.com for a reg-
Amelia Island Montessori
School summer camps in-
clude toddler (18 months-3
years), primary (ages 3-5),
and Mommy & Me (18
months-3 years). Specialty
camps include etiquette and
social skills, Italian, sewing,
literature, cooking for kids,
drama, Backpacking 101 and
camping. Visit www.ameliais-
landmontessori.com or call'
Travel around the world 4-
H style at Cloverbud day
camp, July 12-14 at the Nas-
sau County Extension Service
in Callahan from 10 a.m.-2
p.m. daily. Pack a bag lunch,
snacks will be provided. The '
fee is $25. Visit nassau.ifas.
ufl.edu or call (904) 879-1019.
'Miss Kate's Pre K will of-
fer summer camp for ages 4-'
5, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-
Friday through Aug. 12.
Children may attend half-day
or full day, $45/week for half-
day; $65/week for full day.
Miss Kate's Pre K, 1303
Jasmine St., is registering for
the 2011-12 school year, in-
cluding preschool for 3-year-
olds, VPK for 4-year-olds and
after-care until 5:30 p.m.
com or call 321-0049.
FRIDAY, JULY N..' in I N, % u% Leader
"Big Appkl- AdV-lvitut:
Where Faith and Lik'
Connect" will co10' to Y'ul]:
Baptist Church as its hosts ;a
Vilcallou Bible School July
24-28 from 6-9 p n i nightly.
The community is invited
Yulcc Baptist Church is
located at 85971 Harts Road.
Yulee, just tff A IA across
fruro tih : plI t ot'i'.. Call
225-5128 for irilormaltion.
At Discovery Stuinmer
Camp, campers explore their-
talents and tr.'ialivity
throull gh a valiitty ilf ac-tivi-
ticI. including drainit. nnusic,
the arls. games-,
science, nature and even car.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantlc
8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharlst \
9,15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
10OO00 a.m. Holy Eueharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE 2nd Sunday
Sunday School ........................9:30 am
Sunday Worship....................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA............... 6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ...........:..6:30 pm
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Fernondina Beach. FL32034
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Interfaith Dinner Network
r' pIrtIen.il iv' meet every
two months to coordinate
dates and.plans for the din-
ners for those that are home-
less and needy on Amelia
Island. The dinners are pro-
vided four nights a week from
5-7 p.m. at Salvation Army
Churches that are involved
in this volunteer ministry are
Amelia Baptist, Amelia
Plantation Chapel, First
Baptist, First Presbyterian,
Five Points Baptist, Heaven
On Earth, Macedonia AME,
Memorial United Methodist,
Prince of Peace Lutheran, St
Michael's Catholic, and St
Peter's Episcopal. Other
churches on Amelia. Island are
encouraged to join this ecu-
menical blessing to the com-
munity. Churches interested
in this ministry should call
The Salvation Army Hope
House's Emergency Food
Pantry cupboards are almost
bare. Ifyou can help fill the
bags, Hope House is in imme-
diate need of the following
items: 1) Breakfast cereal 2)
Peanut butter and jelly 3) .
Canned fruit 4) Canned veg-
etables 5) Canned soups 6)
Frozen juice concentrate or.
bottled juices grape, apple,
cranberry and orange are "
favorites. Please bring your
donations to 410 S. Ninth St.
or call 321-0435.
Join Memorial United .
Methodist Church for
Summer Worship on the
Beach every Wednesday at 6
p.m., through Aug. 31. Gather
in front of Sliders for singing
and a short inspirational mes-
sage. In case of rain, worship
will be held in the Sanctuary
of MUMC at 601 Centre St.
For information call 261-5769.
Seven speakers will speak
at the 7-up program at 4 p.m.
July 10 at Friendship Baptist
Church. Topics will include
Wake-Up, Look up, Sit up, Get
up, Stand up, Speak up and
Shut up. This event is spon-
sored by Bernice Walker. For
information call 225-5627.
On July 15 at 4 p.m., Mt.
Horeb Baptist Church will
sponsor a Gospel Jubilee.
Various male singing groups
will perform including New
Redeemed Missionary Baptist
Church Male Chorus of
Jacksonville, New Mount
Pleasant Baptist Church Male
Chorus, Waycross, Ga., and
thiCitywide Male Chorus of
Callahan. Come out to 58552
Cooper neck Road (Lessie
community) in Hilliard and
help uplift the name of Jesus
in song and praise.
Save the Children
The O'Neal Memorial
Baptist Church, 474257 SR
200, will observe "Save the
Children Day" at 3 p.m. on
July 17. The church Youth
Department and Black Male
Mentors will salute volun-
teers. The program will also
feature the I Can Academy
summer camp students. For
information call 277-2606.
On July 19 from.8:30 a.m.-4
p.m. The Northeast Florida
Baptist Association will have
medical, financial screening
and appointments at Yulee
Baptist Church, 85971 Harts
Road, on a first-come, first-
serve basis, for the Mobile
Dental Unit. Only basic dental
work (fillings and extractions)
is provided no cleaning, den-
tures or oral surgery. You
must appear in person to
make an appointment.
The Mobile Dental Unit of
the Florida Baptist
Convention will be at The
Northeast Florida Baptist
Association July 25-29, 851035
US 17 North, Yulee. For infor-
mation call 225-5941.
The Ralph J. Bunche/
Camden County Training
School Alumni Association
will bring its Biennial
Convention back to Camden
County July 21-24.
The association invites all
locallresidents and visitors to
attend the nightly events.
Banquet keynote speaker is
the Rev. Vernal L Harris Jr. of
ly of Kings-
land, Ga. He
will speak at
7 p.m. July 23
Center, Kinlaw community.
The Rev. Harris was'
ordained an Elder at the age
of 15, the-youngest pastor in
the Church of God in Unity
Movement. After graduating,
from Ralph J. Bunche High
School, he continued his edu-
cation at Savannah State,
University. He earned a cer-
tificate from the Urban Black
Church Studies Program in
Rochester, N.Y: '
He founded the Trinity
Temple Church of God in.
Christ and served as pastor to
four other churches in Roche-
ster and Providence, R I.,
Tickets are available at the
RJB/CCTS Shrine &
Museum, 1501 Georgia Ave.,
,Woodbine, Ga., (912) 576-
7131; or by.calling Adell
James at (912) 882-3978 or
Willie Hopkins at 318-8569.
Tickets purchased by July 8
-will receive a special gift at the
Nh Mtnt H i,-th Baptist
Church (Lessie community)
in Hilliard will be celebrates
its annual Family & Friends
Day on July 24 at 11 a.m. The
community is invited to come
and fellowship. The speaker
will be the Rev. George
Fluellen, pastor of New
S'la-;ani n Hill Baptist Church
and Welcome Friends Baptist
Church in Eastman, Ga
Springhill Baptist Church'
will serve meals for individu-
als arid families in need in the"
area on Thursday, July 28
from 5-6:30 p.m. at the
chutr c 941017 Old
S Meals are served on the
fourth Thursday of each
- Saturday Vigil Mass -4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Clhurch
Sunday Masses 800am, iO:Amam, & 12!00pm
Daily Mass 8:30am Mon., Wed, Thurs & Fri.
6 pm Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6:00pm;
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horizlo-, as thln.> di ov'cr '
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cha.ngtf; tll-e world aroundd
th'iiii, Call lith ulTice oif Faith
Ch'rislian Ancatlitiy at 321-
2137, or visi www.lcaan-
gels.com to download the
camp l'-rgi -tratio) Iform.
Frlir liicliif ( Cnhristianl
Academy it Fir'.t [Hapti it
Church, 1600 S. Eighth St.,
is acc-pting applications for
children entering kinder.
garden iand first grader in the
201 l.l school year and will
add grades 'Ijclh yt.:ir. Step
Y)p for Stud-ntl.,
Scfolarship-. acccptled Call
Principal Gwen Milam at
.191-56i64 or (478) 396-4129.
"Discover the Difference" at
Pastor: Dr, H. Nell Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am .
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pmn
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Childrcn Activities
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For More Inforation Call: 261-9527
Ted Schirder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11.15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road. 277-4144
OffAlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
CREA TIVE BIRTHDAY GIVING
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Edward and Stephanie Gregory, family members and Isle de Mai neighbors cele-
brated Raleigh Gregory's first birthday by bearing gifts of diapers, wipes, toys and
monetary donations to the Salvation Army Hope House at Ninth and Date streets to
help Nassau County families with infants in need,
month. The church also deliv-
ers mealsto those who cannot
come. On the day of the meal
if possible, anyone attending,
or needing a meal delivered,
should call 261-4741, ext 110
in advance. For information,
call Robyn Stuckey at 583-
First Assembly of God, 302
South 14 St., Fernandina
Beach, will host a local
"house of prayer" meeting
July 29 from 6 p.m. -12 p.m. It
will be a time of worship in '
mu_ ic and song, with in'terces-
sion for the spiritual health of
the community. All are invit-
ed. For information call 261-
New Life Christian
Fellowship will hold its sec-
ond annual 10 Cent Clothing
Sale July 30 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
with thousands of gently used
clothing items in all sizes for
only 10 cents. Proceeds will
go directly to the Jacksonville
Beach Mission House, Inc.
New Life Christian Fellowship
is located at 2701 Hodges
Blvd., Jacksonville. Call (904)
223-6000 or visit www.nlcf.org.
Springhill Baplisl Chirch,
941+017 Old Nassauville Road,
Nassauville, will hold its
Senior Adult Luncheon at
*10:30 a.m. on Aug. 18, To help
with planning, please call the
church office at 261-4741 with
the approximate number that
will be attending.
The Yulee Interfaith,
Dinner Network, sponsored
by the Coalition for the
S :T 1 am
Sunday EVening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meetng'6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classee For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
85971 Hert Rli., West 904-225 -12B
Yuleo, FL 32097 Fax 2-0809
Innovative SYe, ContemporaryMusI
Pastor Mike Kwlatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulea, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
r Nursery Provided
KldKredible Children Ministries
Meeting 0 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. 0 6:30pm
ComecAt7 g wOn CMa.,
4_ YULEE UNITED
Please opmn us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Durien K. Bohien St:. Pastor
in Ahe Heart of the Cityi
Wilh the Desire o bhe in itie
Heart of All People
Sunday \wA Memher, clai 9 am.
nla St&ilrhorl 9:o I a am.
Morning Iio r aip 10;:30 a.m. ocr; Siunday
i'*dniesday \ton- day Prayer
iblemesdiay Mil week Senrice 7-9 pm.Mlinistries:
Bins & Co, ple, oph Singles, b ath
Homeless of Nassau County,
serves a healthy dinner to
anyone in need .every
Tuesday and Thursday from
,57 p.m. The Yulee IDN is
SOcatedbehind the Old Yulee.
Middle School, at US 17 and'
Pages Dairy Road. Look for
, the banner and signs. For
more information, or to volun-
teer, call 556-241 4L or visit their
The Yulee United Metho-
dist Church Food Bank, 86003
Christian Way, is available-to-
anyone in need, Wednesdays
from 10 a.m. to noon. Other
times please call for an
appointment at 225-5381.
The Angel Food Ministry
Food Co-op at the Church of
Christ, corner of 14th and
Jasmine streets, Fernandina
Beach, offers quality food at
bargain prices. The monthly
fond hr.'. i. .3 1 an,'l the
monthly fruit and vegetable
box is $23. There is also a $41
boxwith lOenlrees. Food
stamps are accepted. Anyone,
regardless of income, may
participate. For details call the
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(Just s5ouh 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
FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY"
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown 4
Sunday School .. .......... ..9:4SA.M.
Worship Service............ 10:SSA.M.
DOsclpleship Training .......... 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6:0OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper... 600;P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service...... 7:OOP.M.
736 Bonilevlew Road (anfrotm esaar Rd.)
S04. 261-.461 (church office)
9:00 Life Groups
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10 30 am
Sunday School 9.15am
Friday 6'45 900Awana
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
Vwvw blackrockbaptist cornm
church at 261-9760.
The Grtater Outreach.
Cen ter, 929 South 14th St.,
offers a Man-to-Man Program
from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on
Saturday, sponsored by the
Greater Fernandinia Beach
Church of God, J.M. Richo,
. pastor, Associate Pastor Mike
A, sl udy of the Gospel of
the Kingdom is held at 10;30
a.m. every Thursday at the
Greater Oditreach Center, 929
South 14th St., sponsored by
the Greater Fernandina .
Beach Church of God, J.M.
Harbor Shores Ministries
is a non-profit organization
that is reaching out to needy
families in the local communi-
ty. It accepts tax-deductible
donations to help local needs.
Your items may be given to a
family in need or liquidated to
supply food, clothes, furni-
ture, etc. Call 225-0963 to
schedule your items to be
picked up. Donations are tax,
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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
liiimnouiamnbtp ....... rtun & 11am
C. wapmay*rWhip. .9'SA.am in Maxwelt.Hall
othS .........ui 45am In Yauth Center
Sundaystor Davlid Cubbed...... &ge
Wedn eayia Feras d f- a..... :1pm3-03m
Sunday 1'1:15 am
Wednesday-Bible Study-7:O pm
Pastor David Cubbedge
312 5.8th, Femondina Beach.FL 32034
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS & MORE
Prince of Peace Lutheran
Vacation Bible School
July I lth o.lJuly 22nd
(Withalii it'upp/at 5:30)
2600 Atlantic Ave Fernandina Beach
For more inform n call 261-6306
Worship this week
S at the place of your choice
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Mobile clinic gives
pet owners a break
HEATHER A. PERRY
River City Community
Animal Hospital recently held
a spay/neuter day at Petco in
Yulee. Four cats and six dogs
received important services
at the mobile animal hospital.
The nonprofit program
provides affordable spay and
neuter and other services,
from vaccines to microchips
to blood tests.
Dr. Pat Gionet, DVM, over-
sees the mobile vet unit that
has been active in Southeast
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The River City Community Animal Hospital mobile
spay/neuter clinic will be at Petco in Yulee on July 26.
Services are offered by appointment only. For information
visit www rccah.org or call (904) 733-8123.
Florida since 2003, and she
plans to make the lower cost
clinics a monthly event.
"Education is one of our
biggest goals," she said. "We
want people to know the
importance of prioritizing
"The past two years of eco-
. nomic unrest has forced
many pet owners to neglect
their pet's health care needs
simply because it placed a
financial hardship on their
family," said volunteer Pat
"It is really a tough deci-.
sion to decide whether to feed
your family or provide health
care for a pet River City is.
strictly nonprofit and provides
services at very minimal cost.
People who utilize their serv-
ices might otherwise not be
able to provide quality health-
care for their pets."
"Our main goal is to pre-
vent overpopulation so if we
can get these pets spayed and
neutered, that's fewer that will
end up in shelters or hit by
cars," said Stacey Davis, assis-
tant to Gionet.
'We encourage our clients
to do basic health care for
their pets. You can get basic
vaccines and spay and neuter
at a lower fee than at a private
Davis stresses that the
-mobile unit does not intend to
replace the regular anithal
"We encourage people to
have a long-term relationship
with a regular veterinarian.
Our goal is to offer spay,
neuter, wellness and educa-
tion," said Gionet.
At the beginning of each
event, Gionet offered an ori-
entation at which time she
explained to pet owners the
importance of good pet care,
including getting pets spayed
and neutered not just to
but also for the health of the
"When clients pick their
pets up at the end of the day,
we review their pet's medical
records and really give them
,individualized attention. :
That's why we limit the num-
ber of clients we see to only
about 20," said Davis, who
says most of the pet owners
seen at the mobile unit are
"A lot of our clients would
. not have been able to get
their pets spayed, neutered or
because of their financial
Services range in cost
from'about $40 to just over.
$100 and are rendered by
appointment only. For infor-
matioin visit www.rccah.org or
call (904) 733-8123.
'Our main goal is to prevent overpopulation.
If we can get these pets spayed and
neutered, that's fewer that will.
end up in shelters.'
NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA
Cole Gallup, left, swimsfr first and a new personal best time in the 100 breaststroke. Bradley Dunham, center, adds points to the team score in the 50 free. Caitlyn O'Rourke,
right, pushes throughpain of a pulled shoulder to take third in the breaststroke event.
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Cole Gallup, left, swims for first and a new personal best time in the 100 breaststroke. Bradley Dunham, center, adds points to the team score in the 50 free. Caitlyn O'Rourke,
right, pushes through pain of a pulled shoulder to take third in the breaststroke event.
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Bryson Baxter's B time is, good for fourth in the butterfly, left. Shelby Bradley, right, swims for a personal best and second place in the 50 butterfly.
The Team Fernandina
Stingrays swamped the .
Oceanway Tsunamis 711-415
Saturday in their final home
swim meet of the season.
Corinne Pri-st. 16., took w'
advantage' of her last opp irtu-
nity to add to, the Fernandina
Recreation Center pool's:
record'book and broke the
old records in all three of her'
individual events 100 free
(54.60), 10Q back (1:01.66) :
and 50 fly (27.49- a personal
b est). .... .:
.Josh'Reeve.also swa.rn f,:r .
a personal best and broke the
team record in the 100 back-
stroke (1:10.15), which was
previously set by Lance Croft'
Aging out of the league, Jackie Lenard, left, c(
2010 graduate Patrick Croft, third place.
in his last home meet as ai
Stingray, had a successful
showing, achieving one A and
two B times.
Senior Johnathan Purdy,
18, left his mark on the
record books in his final
home meet as a Stingray,
shaving two seconds off his
personal best and setting a
new team record in the 100
free (50.82) in addition to tak-
ing two first-place finishes.
Four standout swimmers
showed dramatic improve-
ment and had double-digit
reductions.in their times [', .'.- '
Elizabeth Herriandez in the'
25 breaststroke (14 seconds);
Finn O'Malley (17); 25 back; '
STadia Dunton (20), 100 free;
and five-year-old Sydney Pike Flying high, Christian
(64), the 25'free, and (48)'25' second in the breasts
.The Stingrays' season fin-
ishes with an away meet .
against the Argyle Waves and
the River,City Swim League
Championships at the end of
Stingrays achieving A -
times included Abby Thomas,
25 free; Corinne Priest, 100
free, 100 back, 50 fly;
Johnathan'Purdy, 100 free, 50
free; josh Reeve,'50 fly;
Patrif Qroft, 50 free. .
Stingrays achieving B .
tines included Bryson
B'ter, 50 free, 50 fly; Caitlyn
d'Rourke, 50 fly, 50 free;
Carrie Fletch-er, 50 free;
Christopher Azar, 50 free;
Jeremy Kennedy, 100 free, 50
free; Johnathan Azar, 100.' ,.
free, 50 fly; Johnathan Purdy,
50 fly; Joseph Busta-bad, 50
free; Josh Reeve, 100 free,.
100 back; Juliana Reeve, 100
free, 50 breast; Patrick Croft,
100 free, 100 back; Rachel
Pittman, 50 breast, 50 free;
Will Fletcher, 50 breast; Zoe
Reyes, 100 free, 50 fly.
Tsunamis in 2011 season home finale
place in the individual medley event. Jade Beasley, right, spreads her wings in the 50 fly and lands at
Purdy, left, takes second in the 100 individual medley. GeorgiaLynn Young, right, has something to smile about taking
Carrie Fletcher, left, swims
breaststroke as part of the
first-place girls medley relay
team with teammates
Coririne Priest, Caitlyn
O'Rourke and Maddy
Higginbotham. It must be
the mustache that helped
Lauren Shelton, above, take
first place in her butterfly
event. Megan Howard comes
up for air in the butterfly.
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The Rays captured the Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth major baseball tournament title.
The team includes Ted "TJ." IIolton, Trevor Dubose, Matthew Maxwell, Ben Wright,
Austin Langford, Brandon l)evane, Charlie Dubose, Nathan Grimley, Coach Jeff
Wright, Coach Cliff White, Garrett Howard, Bretl White, Christian Oliver, Skyler
O'Leary, Price Moore, Coach Billy O'Leary and Coach Bruce Hyers.
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Join the McArthur Family YMCA this fall for
flag football (ages 4-14) and volleyball (Ages 8-
14). Football practices are Mondays, Tuesdays
or Thursday after 5 p.m. with games
Saturday. Volleyball practices are Mondays or
Tuesday with games Thursdays or Fridays.
The,season runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 22.
Each flag football participant receives a
reversible Jaguar jersey and an award at the
end of the season; volleyball players also
receive a jersey and an award at the end of, the
Registration ends July 21. Fees are $50 for
members and $100 for non-members. Visit
\www.firstcoastymca.org or call 261-1080.
CCW matches July 16
Continental Championship Wrestling
returns to the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center July 16 with a 7:30 p.m. bell time. It's
scout night and all active Boy Scouts in uni-
form get free admission. After suffering a seri-
ous neck injury, local fan favorite "Rock 'n' Roll"
Chris Turner will make an announcement con-
cerning the future of his career.
The lineup includes Scotty Biggs vs. Mad
Dog Miller, Hayden Price vs. Kevin Toole,
Women's champion Samantha Steele vs.*
Jasmine Simpson and many more matches
including such CCW superstars as "Sir" lan
Shire, Dante "The Dragon". Steel, John
Douglas, Fred Avery, Ricky Jay and a host of
others. Portion of proceeds to benefit Shiny
Badges. Visit www.ccwrestling.biz.
Lifeguards raise money to compete
Amelia Island Lifesaving Association is
fundraising to send local competitive beach
lifeguards to the USLA Regional Champion-
ships in Myrtle Beach, S.C., July 13-14. The
group has scheduled several community
events to raise funds for the trip.
A kids' movie night is slated from 8:30-11
p.m. tonight at the Atlantic Recreation Center
pool. Cost is $5 with $1 popcorn, snow cones
and water. Cash donations are also welcome.
For information, contact AILA President Angela
Ray at 4.15-5223 or email@example.com.
The Jax Sprint Triathlon Series comes to
Amelia Island July 16. Registration opens at
5:30 a.m.; first wave.at 7:30 a.m. from Main
Beach. Swim a quarter-mile In the warm
waters of the Atlantic Ocean (beach start) with
a fresh ...aler shower into transition No, 1:
Swim caps, provided in race packets, are
required during the swim.
Register at www mAirhilete corn For infor-
mation, contac- DRC Spois at 1352) 637-2475
PHOTOS BY ED HARDEE/SPECIAL
Adam Melvin of Malri-u.i, Ga., left was the overall male
winner of the Independence 5K. Jamie Simmons of
Ahiiingd Va., right, was the overall female winner.
draws 254 athletes
T1., Vida Race Series third
annual independence 5K and
one-mile youth'run were held
Saturday at Omni A,\. Ii.,
Island 1 i ,I ,i.'i,, W ilth .- I par-
ticipants. The field was filled
with runners froin 14 states,
froni I lawaii to Florida. The
sale of extra T shirts raised
money for thlie Barnabas
Center Food Pantry.
C' . 11n male winner Adam*t
Melvin, 28, of Marietta, Ga.,
ran a blistering 17:37. The
fase'st female, Jamie
Simmons, 33, of Abingdon,
Va., came in at 20:25.
"This is ,', ii i race. I did
it and I feel great," said Nick
Bressler, 53, a first-time 5Kcr
who began training a month
"I beat my time by 7 1/2
minutes from the Liberty Run
5K. 1I wonderful," said 5K
walker Lynda Rajfer.
The next race in the Vida
Race Series is the Turkey
Trol on Thanksgiving. Call
Scan Keith at 415-1429.
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FRIDAY, July 8.2011
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
The Amelia Island Museum of History invites you to its next 3rd Friday on 3rd
Street at 6 p.m. July 15 featuring Doug Pope discussing the maritime history of
Amelia Island. Pope is founder of the new Maritime Museum of Amelia Island,
which recently opened on Eighth Street. He is also active in the research, recovery
and preservation of local shipwrecks, and will be discussing his organization's work
in preserving maritime sites and showcasing some of the maritime artifacts found in
our area. Admission is free for museum members and a suggested donation of $5
for nonmembers. For more information, contact Alex at 261-7378 ext. 102.
The next Artrageous Artwalk is July 9 as
the various downtown galleries, each featur-
ing a variety of works including photography,
pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, water-
colors, acrylics and more, stay open late and
host artists' receptions. The walks, held from
5:30-8:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each
month, are free and open to the public. For
more information visit
Indigo Alley exhibit
An exhibit by native T-,: n.,nr.i.l:'w Beach
artist Brian Barnard is at Indigo Alley Wine
Bar and Secret Garden, 306 Centre St.,
Fernandina Beach, through Aug. 31.
. Barnard is a self-described "freelance, live
performance artist, painter, and quasi-design-
er." If it has a surface, he will fill it up with his
distinctive dream-like paintings inspired by
music. His adventurous, prolific work con-
nects to a primal side of the human psyche;
very organic and vibrant in color.
Meet the artist at the opening reception
July 9 and see a live painting performance
hosted by Indigo Alley in conjunction with
the Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk.
1,,,.... Alley regular hours are 4 p.m.-mid-
night, Tuesday-Saturday. Call 261-7222 or
PHOTO COURTESY OF FERNANDINA LITTLE THEATRE
Fernandina Little Theatre opens a local comedy favorite, "Dearly Departed," on
Saturday to mark its 20th summer season.
FLTkicks off2Oth season
with Dearly Departed'
who have yet to see
comedy, "Dearly Departed" -
and those anxious for a repeat
visit are in luck. FLT,
Fernandina's "little theater,"
is presenting the comedy hit
as the summer production for
the 20th season.
The crisis for the Turpin
family is the passing of the
not-so-beloved family patri-
arch, Bud. His son wants to
save money on the funeral by
putting the casket on top of
his Impala; his daughter is
only.interested in. food: his
sister is relishing the thought
of his burning in hell for eter-
TI -i sinimni ing Southern
stew of family resentments
comes to a boil at the funeral,
and a family that can't stand
(,: :inr.,i hi: r realizes they love
each other more than they
Cast members include
Janet Cote-Merow, Amy
riq-1-n.- Erin DuFault,
-I. 1 ..I. r 'France, Jeff
Goldberg, Amelia Hart,
Lindsay Leckie, Rhys Martin,
Ruthellen Mulberg, Joe
Parker and Shannon Shaw; in
addition, each performance
will feature a guest cameo
performer as the much-
maligned Bud. The produc-
tion is directed by FLT
Artistic Director Kate Hart.
Performances are July 9,
12, 14, 15, 16, 19 and 20 at
7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 10
at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for all
performances are $12.50 and
available at FLT, 1014 Beech
St., and in advance at The
UPS Store in the Publix shop-
ping center. FLT is a small,
intimate space and patrons
are advised to" purchase tick-
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The Amelia Island Museum of
History invites you to the opening of
its next temporary exhibit, Through
Our Eyes. tonight at 6 p.m.
Drawing from the
impressive talent of
area youth, the
past, present and
future of the com-
munity through photography.
Earlier in the year, the museum dis-
tributed cameras to local schools
and asked students ofvarious ages
to snap shots of the community as
they see it.
The opening will feature live
music courtesy of the Amelia Arts
Academy, light hors d'oeuvres and is
free and open to the public. For
more information, contact Alex at
261-7378. ext. 102.
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
Il)lc attorney's s Office
-,ii business part-
S ners and citizens
\-"dof the Fourth
L)isu ILt are invited to par-
ticipate in an afternoon of good eats.
good fun. and great door prizes.
Seating is limited. RSVP by contact-
ing Latisha Hill at 548 4700. ext.
2715 or LatishaHlocoj.net.
Kathleen David Hardee Arsenault
will present a glimpse of Fernandina
history as seen through.
the eyes of a native of the
city at the next meeting
of the Duncan Lamont
Clinch Historical Society
on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at __._
the Amelia Island Museum of
History, 233 S. Third St.
Having spent years interacting
with professional historians,
Arsenault brings a unique perspec-
tive to notable events that have
taken place during the Golden Age
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Amelia Community Theatre con-
tinues its Lobby Acting 101 series at
7 p.m. on July15 with 'Actors' Night
Out It's All About the Monologue!"
It's a night to per-
form and discuss the ,
water through the
monologues in the
Mainstage Lobby. 207
Cedar St. Participation is open to
adults age 18 and up and there is no
charge. Prepare a monologue of two
minutes or less, to be read or memo-
rized, that is not from one of the
shows in ACT's upcoming season.
Monologues also will be available
that evening. Email Toni DAmico at
firstname.lastname@example.org with the
play title for your selection.
Directors for next season's shows
will attend to answer questions
about their productions and the bev
erage bar will be open. Attend and
just be part of the audience. Visit
to see a list of next season's plays or
FRIDAY, JULY, 8.2011 LEISURE News-Leader
OUT AND ABOUT
Women in Nassau
Helping Women in Need will
meet July 11 at 6:30 p.m.,
hosted by Barbi Coyne, HR
Business Connection at The
Purple Dove Resale Center,
474311 SR 200, Yule.e.
Money collected at the door
will benefit Micah's Place,
Nassau County's only
Certified Domestic Violence
Please bring a $10. check
payable to Micah's Place and
an appetizer or dessert to
share. The, Purple Dove also
needs donations for the shop.
Non-alcoholic beverages will
be provided. Attendees may
bring a bottle of wine to share
and brochures and business
cards to distribute. Door
prizes are optional. Donations
WIN WIN is a local net-
working and fundraising group
for women who want to net-
work their business and help
local charities. Contact Barbi
Coyne at (904) 849-7826 or
The Books Plus Book
Club will meet July 12 at 7
p.m. at the store, 107 Centre
St. It is reading The Fortunes
of Grace Hammer by Sara
Stockbridge. Members and
the public are invited., Call
261-0303 for information.
Everyone is welcome to
join Walkin' Nassau for a club
meeting on July 13 at 6 p.m.
at Caf6 Karibo to discuss
how to participate in the
club/walks and announce
upcoming walking events. The
meeting begins promptly at 6
p.m., followed by drinks
and/or dinner for those inter-
ested 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. Do you enjoy
walking along the beaches
and in state parks and historic
areas? Then join Walkin'
Nassau and take advantage
of its numerous walks..The
club not only has walking
events but also enjoys social
For more information con-
tact Dyanne Hughes at 206-
4417 or email@example.com or
Jane Bailey at 261-9884 or
The next Yappy Hour, a
pet friendly happy hour, will be
held on July 13 from 6-8 p.m.
at The Falcon's Nest at
Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. Donations are
accepted at all Yappy Hours
for RAIN (Rescuing Animals in
Nassau). For information call
Bark Avenue at 613-3440:
The Newcomers Club of
Amelia Island will host its
monthly coffee on July 14 at
10:30 a.m. All women who
reside in Nassau County (no
matter how long you have
lived here) are welcome to
attend. For information and
location, contact Terri
Borakove at tborakove@aol.
com or 556-6551, or visit
On July 16 the Riverside
Arts Market will help recog-
nize The Cummer Museum's
exhibit, "Art in the
Neighborhood," while cele-
brating the summer with a
event, "The Art of Beer." The
festival will feature local brew-
eries as well as other artisan-
crafted beer. The market will
stay open until 10:30 p.m. with
select RAM-artists staying all
day, a diverse food court and
throughout the day and
evening. Beer workshops and
demonstrations will be offered
as well as other fun activities.
Admission and parking are
free. RAM will open on
Saturday at 10 a.m. through
10:30 p.m. Beer will be avail-
able from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will
meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
July 19 at the Community
Room of the Femandina
Beach Police Department at
1525 Lime St.
Marie Santry will present
"Sorting Fact from Fiction in
Family Stories." Stories
passed down through genera-
tions become distorted, not
reflecting actual events or cir-
cumstances of an ancestor's
true experience. Santry will
demonstrate how to break a'
story into parts, ask the right
questions and do the research
necessary to find the truth in
Santry has been research-
ing her family history for 20
years and is the current Past-
President of the Amelia Island
Genealogical Society and a
member of numerous
genealogical and historical
societies. The public.is wel-
Salt, the fine dining restau-
rant at The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island, is hosting a
Children's Etiquette Class'
on July,23. The two-hour
class includes .a three-course
meal and instruction on man-
ners for handshakes, intro-
ductions, dining etiquette and
other basic life skills. The
class is designed to instill con-
fidence in children and help
them become well-behaved
little ladies and gentlemen.
The recommended-age is 6-
12. For information and reser-.
vations call 277-1100.
A "Summer Splash"
themed free Family Fun Day
will be held July 23 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. in Central Park,
sponsored by the Fernandina
Beach Parks and Recreation
Department and Celebration
Party Rental. Beat the heat of
summer with a variety of
water-based games and
slides as.well as inflatables,
face painting, games, music
and more. Hamburgers, hot
dogs, popcorn, cotton candy,
Fill in the squares so
that each row. column
and 3-by-3 box
contain the numbers
I through 9. Solution
will appear in the
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snow cones, boiled peanuts,
lemonade and more will be
available for purchase. For
information contact Jay at
277-7350, ext. 2013 or jrobert-
Join area Chi Omegas for
lunch on July 23 at noon at
The Golf Club of Amelia
Island (next to The Ritz-
Carlton,Amelia Island). Club
membership is not required.
Lunch will be ordered and
paid individually by those
attending. Contact Linda
Wheeler at 491-8543 or ljur-
firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations
The Methodist Home for
Children & Youth's third
annual Benefit Fish Fry will
beheld July 23 from 1f a.m.-2
p.m. at 3296 Winding Road,
St. Marys, Ga. There will be
fish lunches with dessert and
drink available for purchase, a
raffle of a king size
spread/queen size throw,
music and children's activities.
Call (912) 882-7770 for infor-
mation or to' purchase fish fry
and raffle tickets.
The Amelia Island
Convention & Visitors
Bureau is taking entries for
The Second Annual Great
Southern Tailgate Cook-off,
scheduled Aug'. 26-27, until
Aug. 15; however, entries
after Aug. 1 will pay $15 extra.
The cook-off at Main
Beach will include profession-
al and amateur entries and
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
Cost is $100 per backyard
(amateur) team and $250 per
professional team. Enter a
best sauce and seafood cate-
gory for an additional $25.
The cook's choice contest $25
to enter and the winner takes
all. The event kicks off football
season and will include a
"Best Decorated" team booth.
To register or for-informa-
tion visit www.gstailgate-
AmelialslandBBQ on Twitter
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 Femandina Beach Golf
Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road. If
you have not received your
invitation contact Joyce A.
Jones at joycejones01 @
gmail.com or 583-1949 for
information. RSVP deadline is
Patrons of the Hearts will
host its seventh annual
fundraiser, Artscapade, a
street party with live entertain-
ment, an auction of .art and
travel packages, international
food by the Chef's Garden,
magic and more, Oct. 21 at
6:30 p.m. at Dary Bunn
Studios, 643 Edison Ave.,
Jacksonville. The theme is
"The Magic of Patrons" and
celebrates the miracles that
have saved the lives of nearly
50 children with congenital
heart disease at Wolfsbn
Children's Hospital. All pro-
ceeds from the art auction are
donated in full to Patrons of.
the Hearts. Visit www.patron-
softhehearts.com, call (904)
202-2919 or e-mail
Ann Kemp has an exhibit
of photographic images
Seeing with my Heart, Mind
and Soul" at the Mclntosh
Art Association in Darien,
Ga., through Aug. 30. Visit the
Old Jail Art Center at 404
North Way in Daften. Visit
om for details. Call (912) 437-
Slightly off Centre
Gallery, 218 Ash St., is host-
ing a trunk.sale of a small
collection of Skifos'funky
designs, here for a limited
time. The gallery is open 11
a.m.-5 p.m. each day except
Wednesday. For information
The Ritz Theatre and
Museum, 829 N. Davis St.,
announces its newest exhibit,
"More Than a Game:
African American Sports in
featuring much of the untold
history of Jacksonville's
African American athletes who
played sports locally and
beyond during the time of
segregation. Hundreds of
donated photographs, docu-
ments and personal memora-
bilia (including "Bullet" Bob
Hayes' track shoes worn in
the 1964 Olympics) will allow
visitors to take a look back at
the legendary coaches, out-
Ccounwtr/ inqeiI Mark Wills will perform July
' atl p ir at Mavericks at ihe Landing, 2
[rid-pendern D ive Jacksonville Doors open
around 6 p ini General admission tickets are
'$10 and upstairs tickets are $17 50 and avail-
able al www rnavericksanhelanding corn
Music L.e 21 or older
Taste of the Blues'
Free monthly concerts will be held from
- 30-1p.m at Cale Karbo, 27 N Third S ,
leading up to the Amnelia island Blues Feslr.,al
Sept 16 and 17 Preview concerts will be
held July 1 -1 Aug, 18 and Sept 8
For intcorrnaticn visit wivw amelhaisland-
The European Street Cate, 1704 San
Marco Blkd Jacksonville will features "The
Jchn Thomrras Group,' with John Thomas on
keyboards and Ernie Ealum ol Femandina
Beach onr bass. July 19 trom 8-9 30 p m This
fourth Jazz In the Listening Room concert
offers a respite Irom the heal In the Cool,
Cool of the Evening" as the band pays tribute
Io one ol Ihe Soutr s mosl prolific songwrit-
eis, Johnny Mercer Other selections from the
Great American Songbook will be included
During the evening. Admission is $10 Call
i-104 399-1740 or email FLAMUSIC@i'BELL-
SOUTH NET for reservations.
Story & Song
Kai Parsons has performed her original
Eong? all over the world but still considers
Amil,a Island a Tavorite spot (because her
grandma lives here) Hailed as "a tasty blend
of Carole King Saiah McLachlan and Aimee
Mann." Farsons will perform on Friday, July
29 at the next "Evening of Story & Song," the
popular concer- series hosted by Mark and
Donna Paz Kaufman and sponsored by First
Coast Community Bank and Mixed Media
Doors open al Burns Hall at St Peter's
Episcopal Parish at 7'15 p m for general
admission seating, the show starts at 8 p m.
A $10 donation to10 the artist is requested For
m..-re inlormalon visit KatParsons com or
The second annual Amelia Island
SunSplash music testival will be held Aug 6-
7, featuring rock.-jazz reggae, funk, blues
and more all for tree at the beach. Groove
to a variety of live music with food, games
and drinks For more information, visit
'vww aisunsplash comn
Amelia Riv-r Cruises. 1 North Front St,
has launched new Twilight Adult-Oriented
B'OB Crulses."teaturing live music by local
artists sunsels and a sophisticated, scenic
venue in which locals and tourists alike can
unwind or gear up cor a night out on the town.
Punrnincg s-\ien nighis a week, the cruises
Jlde-':in .iat i- lor i.: hoi.jurE C .he k '-. ul the
LOrO-'s phcIc-'s 5and lull suLimer schedule at
www amellarivercruises com Drink specials
at Indigo Alley and Cate Karibo are included
With tlle cruise ticket purchase (must show
your ricker stub) This is an adult-oriented
cruise Call 261-9972 tor information
Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Cofihee. 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
Cate janbo 27 N Third St lite music
Friday and Saturday Irom 6-9 p m on the
parro outside, live music Sundays outside
standing players and great
events, like the incomparable
East-West Classic football
game held each year on
Thanksgiving Day. For infor-
mation call (904) 632-5555 or
Recycle cardboard, use
leftover yams and found
objects to create a mat, book-
mark, bracelet cuff, coffee cup
warmer, wall hanging and
more. Basic weaving tech-,
niques using a cardboard
loom will be taught by Lynette
Holmes, local weaver and
fiber artist. Class will be held
at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St, Saturday, July 16, 9 a.m. -
noon. Cost is $35. Contact
,Lynette at 261-6810, 557-
1187 or email@example.com.
The Jacksonville Sister
Cities Association's Nelson
Mandela Bay Committee
will host an "African Night
Gala" to celebrate the 11th
anniversary of the twinning
between the city of
Jacksonville and the Nelson
Mandela Bay Municipality,
South Africa, on July 16 from
6-10 p.m. at the University of
North Florida Student Center'
Ballroom, One University
The event will feature
African cuisine from Martha's
Kitchen, entertainment by
Kenny Nightingale and the
Fuzzy Band from Lagos,
Nigeria, a silent auction and
door prizes. Corporate tables
are $300 and individual tickets
are $25. The attire is tradition-
al African, African-inspired or
tropical white. Proceeds will
help support the Nelson
Mandela Bay Committee's
efforts to purchase a medical
van and sanitation for public
schools in South Africa as well
as educational and cultural
from 5- p n Call 277-5269 Visil
www catekarnb corni
Dog Star Tavern, 10 N Second SI the
Traveling RiversidJe Band tonight, The
Looters July 9 and Happy Hour Candy Lee
Night Dropa Stone Band July 15 Visit Dog
Star on Facebook Call 277-8010
The Green Turtle, 14 5 Third St live
music Call 321-2324
The Hammerhead 2045 South Flelcher
Ave karaoke is now on Sunday nights wilh
Daddy '0" DJ Follow The Hammerhead on
Facebook at Hammerheadbar lslandbbq
Horizons restaurant 4828 First Coast
Hwy., in the Palmettno Walk Shops, live music
Thursday, Fridays and Satuidays Call 321-
2430 Visit www horizonsameliaisland com
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carllcon, Amelia Island
indigo Al'ey 316 Centre St., Gabe's Jazz
Jam the first Tuesday of every month, other
three Tuesdays. Acoustic in the Round at 7
p m.; second and 1hird Wednesdays at 7
p m Indigo Film C lub open mike night
Thursday al 7 30 p m hlie music Fridays
and Saturdays at 8 p m Call 261-7222
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, Oct 6 and No'. 3 Call 432-8213.
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery. 318 Centre
St Iree trivia each Monday at 7 30 p m ,
wine tasting the third Tuesday at 6.30 p m,
with 10 wines for $10 along with cheese and
crackers and live eanertainment, dart tourna-
ment every Tuesday at 7 30 p m Dan Voll
Tuesday from 7 30-11:30 p m the Turner
London Band Thursday from 8 30 p m -mid-
night and Friday and Saturday Ircm 8-30
pm.-12 30 a m Call 261-1000. Visit
www okanes corn
The Palace Saloon 117 Centre SI enter-
tainrnant most nights Call Bill Childers at
491-3?.32 or mail at
bill@lthepalacesaloon comn to resenre VIP
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave live entertainment every night
Call 310-6904 Visit
weaw Sandy.BcorncmsAmela com,
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill 1992 S. Fletcher
Ave The Macy's in the lounge Irom 6-10
p m tonight and 7-11 p m July 9 shaggin' in
the lounge Sundays from 4-7 p m : Pili Pili in
the tiki bar Wednesdays from 5 30-9 30 p m
live music in the bar all weekend Call 277-
6652 Visit www siidersseaside corn Join
Sliders on Facebo,'k and Twitter
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave Andy Haney tonight Gary
Kenislon July 9, Richard Smith noon-4 p m
and Reggie Lee 5-9 p m July 10 Andy
Haney July 11 Brlan Linski July 12. DJ Rock
July 13 and Stevie 'Fingers" July 14 Call
exchanges between both
cities. For information or to
purchase tickets call (904)
924-7444 or visit www.africa
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
Preservation for an exhibition
devoted to the history and
future of the Riverside and
Cost is $6 and includes lec-
ture, tea and admission to the
museum and gardens. For -
reservations call 355-0630.
The newly designated
and expanded Arts And
Culture Nassau, formerly there
Fernandina Beach Arts
Council, will hold a
Community Forum on July 23
on the FSCJ campus at the
Betty P. Cook Nassau Center,
Room T-26, 76346 William
Burgess Blvd. in Yulee, from
The forum, which is free
and open to the public, will be
divided into two parts: (1)
Representatives from all of
Nassau County's arts organi-
zations will discuss the current
status and future of the arts in
the community; and (2) Local
videographer Emily Jane
Murry will lead an
"Introduction To Video
Production Seminar," which
will provide basic information
on planning, shooting, and
editing video for prospective
Theatre will hold its Annual
Meeting from 4-6 p.m. on July
10 at 207 Cedar St. Members
and prospective members are
invited to attend to hear about
the new season and enjoy
refreshments and entertain-
ment. The afternoon also
includes the presentation of
the Volunteer of the Year
Award. For information call
the theater at 261-6749.
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, includ-
ing dinner, show and parking.
Call the box office at (904)
641-1212 or visit www.alham-
The theme for the next
Lobby Art Show in conjunc-
tion with the Amelia
Community Theatre's pro-
duction of The Cocktail
Hour is The Seventies. The
submission deadline is July
23 and works will hang in the
theatre lobby during the run of
the show from Aug. 4-20. All
art must be original, wired to
hang, and ready to display.
Submit digital (jpg files) of up
to 7 images to: mhx2@com-
cast.net or lizdion.com.
Please list the size and medi-
Selected artists will be noti-
fied of delivery and pickup
The Amelia Community
Theatre is located at 207
Cedar St., and you may call
261-6749 for more informa-
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experience would be welcome. Please
apply in person, Monday thru Friday,
between the hours of 8am-Spm, at
Ed's Comfort Solutions, Inc., 451644
State Road 200, Callahan, FL 32011.
Resumes may also be submitted by fax
PART-TIME KITCHEN ASSISTANT -
5 days/week 28-30.hrs 1:30-6:30pm.
Apply within Savannah Grand, 1900
Amelia Trace Ct., Fernandina Beach.
DRIVER Pay up to 52cpm! 2012
tractors arriving daily. No forced
dispatch to NYC or Canada. CDL-a, 3
mos recent exp required. (800)414-
9569, www.driveknlght.com. ANF
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Nassau County has two openings for an
Animal Control Officer with Animal
Control at $12.89 hourly plus benefits.
Requires high school diploma sir GED
and one year of experience in the area
of Animal Control and/or Public Health.
Must possess valid driver's license,
Florida Animal Control and Euthanasia
certifications. Applications will be
accepted thru July 14, 2011 and can be
obtained in the Human Resources
Department located at 96135 Nassau
Place, Suite 5, Yulee, FL 32097. Phone
(904)491-7332; fax (904)321-5797 or
online at www.nassaucountyfl.com.
EOE/M/F/D/V Drug Free Workplace
PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINIC is
seeking a part-time,, tech. No
experience required, on the -ob
training. 'Fax 'resume to: (904)261-
DRIVERS WANTED OTR food grade
tanker drivers needed. Competitive
pay, benefits, guaranteed time. off.
Class A CDL w/tanker endorsement.
Prefer 2 yrs, exp. (800)569-6816,
Companies desperately need
employees to assemble products at
home. No selling, any hours. $500
wkly potential. Info 1-985-646-1700
DRIVERS CDL-A start up to 45i per
mile. Sign-on bonus. Great home time.
Lease purchase available. Experience
required. (800)441-4271 ext FL-100,
HOUSEKEEPER Saturdays required.
Drug test required. Must have
transportation. Amelia Island Resort
Rentals, Inc. (904)261-9444
I 201 Help Wanted I
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
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hang in LA, jet to New York! Hiring 18-
24 girls/guys. $400-$800/wk. Paid
expensed. Signing bonus. Call
Earn $$$ Helping MDs!. Process
medical claims from home. Call the
Federal Trade Commission to find out
how to spot medical billing scams.
1(877)FTC-HELP. A message from the
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204 Work Wanted
KIND, COMPASSIONATE CARE-
GIVER w/ exp. taking care of
seniors/dementia patients seeking
work. References avail. Please call
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.
FOURAKER CONSTRUCTION, INC.
"No job too large or small."
Free estimates (904)208-3220
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
A & A LAWN MAINTENANCE Prices
start as low as $25. Specializing in
lawn maintenance and weed control.
CONCRETE PATIOS, SIDEWALKS &
-DRIVEWAY ADDITIONS starting at
$849.00 with permits included. Call
Home Inspections, Mold Assessing,
Mold Remediation & Remodeling -
State certified in all areas. Free
estimates. Call (904)237-7324.
-HOUSEKEEPER LOOKING FOR JOB -
20+ years experience. Please call 382-
SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANT being
offered for quick sale. Call Phil at
Amelia Coastal Realty (904)556-9140.
301 Schools &
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for
high paying Aviation Career. F AA
approved program. Financial aid if
qualified Job placement. assistance.
Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance
(877) 741-9260. ANF
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Attend college 100% online. Job
placement assistance. Computer
available. Financial aid if qualified.
www.CenturaOnline.com or call
Attend College Online from home.
Medical, business, paralegal,
accounting, criminal justice. Job
placement assistance. Computer
available. Financial aid if qualified. Call
404 Money To Loan
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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
SAWMILLS Band/chainsaw. SPRING
SALE. Cut lumber any dimension,
anytime. MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY.
In stock, ready to ship. Starting at
(800)578-1363 ext. 300N. ANF
UNREGISTERED PURE BORDER
COLLIES Dad smooth coat, Mom
rough coat. 5 males/5 females born
05/21/11. Asking $250/ea. Call (904)
PUREBRED HUGE MASTIFF
PUPPIES- 10wks, first puppies sold for
$650, now only $75 to cover shots,
worming & Vet check. Only. 4 females
left from litter of 12. Mother 1601bs.
and Father 2001bs. on premises.
I 601 Garage Sales I
SELLING CONTENTS OF HOME
La-Z-Boy, Teak, outdoor wicker,
Padmas, handcarved furniture, dining
room hutch, curio cabinet, couches,
recllners, chairs, leather furniture,
bedroom dressers, night stands, coffee
tables, display cabinets and tnore. All
high end furniture. By appointment
SAT. 7/9 8.am-12pm. Huge Yard
Sale. Everything price to sell. Baby
Items, household Items, garage door
opener and much more. 96017 Cade
St., Yulee, Heron Isle Subdivision off
YARD SALE at 669 S. Fletcher Ave
on Sat. 7/9, 8am-3pm. New clothes,
Abercrombe & Hollister for teens,
household goods, art, jewelry, lawn
items, and much more.
GARAGE & ESTATE SALE Sat. 7/9,
7:30am. Lots of great stuff! 1782
Heather St. (Amelia Park).
GARAGE SALE Fri. 7/8 & Sat. 7/9,
Sam-noon. 2657 McGregpr Blvd.
Designer furniture & accessories. Art,
linens, plants, kayak, spinning bike,
2-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Flora
Parke subd., 31083 Grassy Parke Dr.
Sat. 7/9, 8am-? Washer/dryer, baby
clothes & .toys, electronics, lawn
equipment, tools, etc.
MOVING SALE 3050 Robert Oliver
Ave. Sat. 7/9, 8am. All .household
items; furniture, linens, accents,
accessories, kitchenware, hand tools &
MOVING SALE 424 S. 13th St.
Terrace, Fernandina Beach. Furniture,
household furnishings. Fri. 7/8 & Sat.
DAILY 96334 Duval Rd. Info: 491-
8511 or 451-8588. Hand tools & air
tools, new boat trailer, rebuilt air
impact tools, 2 small boats, 2 utility
trailers, model cars, 2 acoustic guitars,
1 electric guitar/amp, air compressor.
I 601 Garage Sales
JULY 8TH & 9th 9am-2pm. BBQ
Grill, Generac 7550 generator, dolls,
computer desk, power tools, household
stuff, books, motorcycle equipment,
and much more. 96539 Otter Run Dr.
CALLAHAN (south of) HUGE SALE -
Furniture, decorative items, quality
clothes, much misc. US1 to Ratliff to
44063 Maplewood Ct. Fri. & Sat.,
9am-4pm. Rain or shine!
602 Articles for Sale
USED PIANO FOR SALE -
CARPET New 5000sf, commercial/
residential; dark gray. 504 per sq. ft.
Fraction of original price. Call (904)
FOR SALE Professional Quality
Spinning Bike, $250. 9 ft Perception
kayak w/paddle, $200. Heavy duty
chin-up/dip rack, $75. (904)583-4134
1 603 Miscellaneous
STOP GNAT & MOSQUITO BITES! -
Buy Swamp Gator all natural Insect
repellent. Family safe, use head to toe.
Available at the Home Depot.
610 Air Conditioners
HEAT/COOL Window units & Ice
machines, used all sizes w/warr.
Repairs to central & window ACQs,
refrigerators & freezers. Kish's
I 1611 Home Furnishings I
SOFA in excellent condition. Seldom
used in non-smoking & pet-free house.
$385. If interested; call (904)321-
CHERRY DR SET w/ lighted curio,
$650. 'Lexington queen antique white
coastal panel headboard w/ armoire,
$650. Thomasville wicker cocktail and
side tables, $250. Assorted furniture
and art Items. (904)583-4134.
701 Boats & Trailers
1995 17.2 KEY WEST SPORTSMAN -
75 HP Mariner, aluminum trailer, very
good condition. $4,500. Call (904)410-
1993 MAKO 181 FLATS 1993
Mercury 115. New all
aluminum/stainless steel trailer. Too
many options to mention. Runs -great,
clean. Boat has been kept undercover
since day one, by the original owner.
Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
complete list,' or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
LAKESIDE LIVING on Amelia Island
only 5 minutes from ocean. Enjoy
stunning views & wildlife from the
comfortable window seats in the
custom designed sunroom w/ fitted
bookcases. 3BR/2BA, bright
living/dining space w/ working FP. Air &
fans throughout. Brick paved yard &
spacious lakeside deck. A must see for
serious buyersI $360,000.
Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
OCEANFRONT 3BR/2BA fully
furnished, eattor part owner, 2nd floor,
pool, tennis, dune walk over, garage
parking: 3460 S. Fletcher. $759,000.
2BR/2BA New floors, new
appliances, good location. Assumable
FHA loan Call for details (904)591-
6277 or 321-2878.
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
1 817 Other Areas
NORTH CAROLINA Mountain
lakefront lots. New gated waterfront
community. Dockable lots with up to
300' of shoreline. Low insurance, low
property tax. Call (800)709-5253. ANF
802 Mobile Homes M
LAHAN 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
3BR/2BA DW 75625 Johnson Lake
Rd. $800/mo. + $800 dep. (706)816-
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
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Affordable Apartments For Rent -
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NEW APARTMENT 1BR/1BA,
852 Mobile Homes I livingroom, kitchen, all new appliances.
Si s South 6th St. Minutes from downtown.
Appointment only. Call (904)753-1346.
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.
3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on 4
acres, close to Yulee schools. $800/
mo. + $800 dep. Service animals only.
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
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utilities & WiFi included. (904)225-
FERNANDINA SHORES 2BR/1.5BA,
2 blocks from beach. $900/mo. Call
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.
1BR TRAILER FOR RENT Utilities
included. $110/wk. (904)225-5856 858 Condos-Unfurnished
2006 JACOBSON 28X80 4BR/2BA &
landscaped acre in Femandina Beach.
Lv. room, den, fireplace, large porches.
Home shows new. A must see at
NICE 3BR SW $625/mo. Plush
carpet. ALSO 2BR $595. New paint &
flooring. Small pets only. Water
AT BEACH 1BR $225/wk + dep.
Utlls Incl. Also, 2 & 3BR SWMH in park,
clean, remodeled. Starting $165/wk,
$660/mo + dep. Utilsavail. 261-5034
OCEANSIDE 2BR/1BA, Main Beach
area. $895/mo. + utilities. Condo -
2BR, $800/mo. jCall (847)867-3163.
AT BEACH SM. 1BR Apt. $650.
Water, sewer and trash incl. $500
deposit. References required. Avail
8/01/11. Call (904)335-1665
STONEY CREEK Gated community,
3BR/2BA Condo. W/D, garage, large
kitchen w/island, pool, screened porch.
STONEY CREEK 3BR/2.5BA
-townhouse. W/D, garage, pool,
screened porch. $1200 plus'security.
Available July 15. (904)206-4335
ACROSS FROM BEACH 3BR/2BA,
upper duplex, furnished, ocean views,
large deck, no smoking. Available Aug.
. 20th. $1500/mo. (904) 710-5884
4BR/2BA 2000 SQ. FT. HOUSE -
Garage, fireplace, fenced backyard, SS
appl's. On the water, fish from your
own backyard. $1400/mo. + dep.
3BR/2BA Garage, W/D hook-ups,
nice yard. On the water on Pirates
Wood, great. view from 2nd floor
balcony. $1100. Avail now, _(904)491-
YULEE, 86074 PEEPLES RD near
AlA. 3/2, cent. air, laundry room,
Bright and clean! 2-story. Go look; call
BEAUTIFUL NEW HOME 3BR/2BA,
WD hookup, all new appliances.
South 6th St. Minutes from downtown.
Appointment only. Call (904)753-1346.
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.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. 'Lasserrn-c,
Realtor, for special rates.
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Remain: 1008, 1018 & 1400 sq. ft.
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600-l500sOf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
PRIME RETAIL SPACE Approx.
1000sf next 'to Red Otter. Excellent
visibility and traffic flow. Light & freshly
painted. $14 PSF. (904)583-2779.
DEERWALK UNITS 474380 SR 200,
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800SF WAREHOUSE with 12x12 roll
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Lynndale Road. Call Jim Deal at 261-
6230 or cell 415-0423.
1984 MERCEDES 380 SL ROADSTER
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transmission. Power Steering. Power
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upholstery. Hard top. Gold. $11,500.
1997 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS
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2008 YAMAHA SILVERADO 1100CC
CRUISER Less than 2000 miles,
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Will also throw in riding gear. $6000
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1520 Amelia Circle- 2 ;f I'1 43BR a1 ,\ Incl I .rr.Al s home just North of
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85466 Sagiponack Drive 2202 sf. 48R/2BA home in sought after Northl
Hampton subdivision." Kitchen has center sland and skinless appliances
overlooking large family room. Separate LR and DR. 'Work center located
between guest bedrooms. Master suite his separate tub and shower. ~able,
internet and security included. Per ok. Off island. $1,450/mo.
1613 Park 1628 sf. 3BR/2.5BA fully fumished-Anielia Park townhouse
with separate living and family rooms. Plus eat in kitchen with center island.
large private landscaped courtyard leading to the 2 car garage. No pets. On
2119 Beach Wood 1210 sf. 2BR/2BA Onnii Amelia shnland Plantatiioni
condo located'just one block from the beach! Offered completely furnished
and ready to go. No pets. On Island. $1,450/mo.
32125 Grand Parke Blvd 2084 sf. 3BR/2BA home with large fenced in.
backytard. Split floor plan with fireplace and media nook in the living room,
Quartz counter tops in kitchen with walk in pantry. Whole house water
softener and two car garage. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,3.95/mo.
2331-A 1st Avenue- 1337sf. 3BR/2BA FirstAvenue duplex located a short
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23700 A rigo Boulevard' '1921 sf. 3BR/2BA split floor plan with
coniA l, I...,t-rd l l .i ..i -ki I n e ,r.i, .. ...n pril, e Living
-,:,:.n. m J I ',r,,ll, R; ., I-.,r .,'J F,:.. ,J . 1, 1-. .1 'Pets ok.
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2651 Delorean Streer tI sit r [ iR,. hT..i i. .t kitchen overlooleing
ireilac. n rle lamil. r,son, '.,:r,: .... r,, -j.in. Two car garage. Very
close to Fernanadina schools. Pers ok. On Island. $1,175/mo.
86222 Evergreen Place 1590 sf. 3BR/2BA split floor plan home in
Hilkory Village. Bright and open with fireplace in the family room.
Breakfast nook kitchen. Two car garage. Irrigation system. Pers ok. Off'
41 Oak Grove Place 1008 sf. 2BR/IBA home with hardwood floors
throughout plus a pool Study with built in bookshelves, Pool & lawn care.
Pets ok. OnIsland.1,100/no.
2343 Cashen Wood Drive 1416 sf. 3BR/2BA Fernandina home in the
Cashen Wood ,neighborhood. Large kitchen overlooking Family room with
breakfast nook. Master suite with private bath. Convenient location to
almost everything Island life has to offer. Pets ok. On Island. $1,075/mo.
31135 Paradlse Commons.#625 -1148 sf 2BR/2BAdeluxe 2nd floor plan
at Amelia Lakes. Perfect for roommates! Each bedroom has its own
bathrooin. Vaulted ceilings and fireplace plus views ofthe lake. Pets ok. Off
31010 Pradisii Commons #412 1143 sf. 2BR/2BA ground floor unit in
Amelia Lakes. Large bedrooms with ceiling fans. Kitchen overlooking living
room. Screen porch with storage. Close to pool and workout center. Pets ok.
Off Island. $900/mo.
939 N. Fletcher 816 sf 2BR/IBA just yards away from the beach! Pers ok.
On Island. $750/mo,.
COAmmERCIAL SMALL BUS SS OFPIC SPACE
,Soutend Business Pa Located between ihc Ritz Catrt aid Ameia Island Plant.don. TV spaces availgbk Fulli
bItt out offices Move in special price $875.00oor 1018s_ orI,4750(Hr 1456 9f with CAM.
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*3423 S. Fletcher Upstairs 2BR/ I BA
Furnished. $1200 a month + utili-
- 1801 S. Fletcher, 2BR/IBA
Furnished. All until. except Electric.
Small yet attractive beach cottage
.with an ocean view.$1,650/mo.
LY 2BR/ I BA Ocean-view. 487 S.
Fletcher.Across the street from the
* beach.All util,wi-fi,TV & phone.
.* 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 infor-
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FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND'
* 2005 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) FUR-
NISHED OR UNFURNISHED 3BR/3.5BA Each bedroom has
its own bath, 9 miles of walking & bike trails, 2.5 miles of beach.
Gated community w/gutard posted, dcean/lalk views, dock access,
patio/deck and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control
'&Association fees included. $2100 ,.
* 5021 Summer Beach Boulevard (Summer Beach Village) -
2BR/2BA Fully Aurnished cottage in gated community. -Close to the
Beach. Ceramic tile in living areas, carpeted bedrooms, dining in
living/great room, fireplace,-vaulted ceilings, community pool,
water softener and irrigation, 1-car garage. $1400
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND,
* 2079 Indigo Street (Park View Subdivision) 3BR/2BA -
Single Family Home in very nice subdivision, 2 master baths, for-.
mal dfiinsgarea, eat-in kitchen, kitchen island, closet pantry, carpet
& vaulted ceilings, covered patio/deck and 2-car garage. Available
August 1st $1195
* 2805 S. Fletcher'Drive 3BR/2BA Gorgeous ocean views!!
Remodeled beach house with ceramic tile throughout. Enjoy the
sunrise or sunset watching the waves roll in. Full master bath,
Dining in living/great room/family room, breakfast room, ceramic
tile, mini and metal blinds, 1-car garage. $11006
* 103 S. 15th Street 2BR/1BA single family home, 1 car detached
* garage, back patio, dose to the beach. $950
18 Harrison Creek (The Plantation) 5BR/5BA/2 half BA.
Custom built home overlooking the marsh and Amelia River. Pool,
outdoor fireplace, patio living area, boat dock w/ lift, and 4 car
garage. Professional kitchen, granite countertops, two laundry
rooms. Master suite on main level. Three BR suites plus recreation
room & study upstairs. Private in-law suite. Call for pricing.
* 95210 Woodberry Lane (The Preserve at Summer'Beach) -
Walking distance to thfa 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 communi-
ty pool. Fireplace in family room open to kitchen. Living rom and
dining room. 2-car garage, screened porch overlooks lake.
Sprinkler system. Washer/Dryer on second level. $1900
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES. OFF ISLAND
* 85459 Sagaponack Drive (North Hampton Subdivision)
- 4BR/2BA. Gated community and pool, Formal dining room,
closet pantry, covered patio/deck, vertical blinds, carpet and
ceramic tile. 2-car garage .$1700
* 86422 Meadowwood Drive (Meadowfield Subdivision) -
4BR/2BA Very large kitchen with closet pantry; kitchen open
to family/great room; master shower with separate tub, spa-
cious master bedroom, separate room with washer/dryer hook-
ups, carpet & vinyl floorings and wood shutters. $1300
* 96671 Arrigo Blvd (Beachway Subdivision) 3BR/2BA -
Very spacious located off Highway 200 (A1A). Walking dis-
tance to Super Wal-Mart. Master bath has garden tub and
walk-in shower. Guest bath has tub and shower. Efficient
split floor plan, vaulted ceilings and irrigation' system. Large
wooden fenced-in back yard. Two-car garage. $1250.
* 31217 Paradise Commons, Unit #823 (Amelia Lakes) -
2BR/2BA Two Master Baths, eat-in kitchen, kitchen island,
wood fireplace; community pool, tennis courts, exercise room,
barbecue grills in common areas, gated community, clubhouse
and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control, trash
& Association fees are included in rent. $900
* 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,
* Sadler Road Commercial Building 625 sf building on 1 acre
BUSINESSIS GOOD! If you are Interested in renting your property contact our
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FRIDAY, JULY 8,2011 LEISURE News-Leader
By KEN MCINTOSH
STAFF ''. PIT EP
ICCA will be placing ads in newspapers,
radio and running television spots nextvweek
asking people to bring in any old silver and
gold coins made before 1965. Those that
bring in their coins will be able to speak
with collectors one on one and have their
coins looked at by a specialit... With the
helpof these ICCA members, offers will
be made to those that have coins made
before 1965. Offers will be made based
on :-.ill.ei or gold ccn.,ent and the rarity of
the coins. All :'ins made before 1965 will
be examined and purchased inzludirng 1 go'ld
coins, .l.er coins, silver dollars, all y,'pes of
nickels and pennies. Those that decide to
sell their coins will be paid on the spot.
If you ore like a lot of people ,.-u might
have a few old coins or even a coffee
can full lying around. If 1.', c ..e a e..er
v..:'ndered ..vholt they are worth now might
be your chance to find out and e..en sell
'hern if you ch:ooe. The,, could be worth
a lot according to the riternoaornal Coin
Ccllect.r-. A..s.cialion also known as ICCA,
C, ller.: I,rs will pay' a ,rtIune for sorne ccin;.
and *:urren.:y for :heir .c: llecticns ff at if .
rare enough, on,e coin. cculd be worth *:er
$100,000 ac:c.rdin: to Eric Helms.. coin
co:,lle,:dr ard ,CCA memrnber. O'ne iro ra are
dime, an 1894S Barber, sold for a record
$1 .9 million to a c:olle:.ior in July of .2 ,07.
While that is an extreme e.arrple, man,'n
are and ..aluable coins are stashed a.-.ay,
in dresser drawers or lock bo.es around-the
country. The ICCA and 't collector rm.rrmkbers
ha .e orga-,ized a -ra'.eling e..-ent in search
of all types of coins and currencyc Even.
c :,mrri, n cc .i r, s can. be .\':r.,th.a signiFic:int
amirunt due to the igh, price of silver and
gold, ,:.... Helms. .V.'ashingt:.n quarters
and Pc,::o, e.elt dimes can be ',c, rth -- on.'
-ime their fice .alue. Recent il..er market:,
r",.e i dri en the pnrie up on comrinri, .:,in:.
Iohlde of il er. Helms e.Yplainrs hat'll half
:, llarI., qu rirs a rnd dime, -made e before
1 ',.5 co lntin 90% :,l.'er and ore so,,iqli
after any irne iil'.er prices rise.: ighi no-.-.
it's a sellers market he said.
Any and all :,':irni made before 1965, rare
,.. in:.. entire c,. rll ctinr .er D o lla r .
Hall D.II1r,, Qu'artersD Dimes, Half Dimrres,
SNickels, TFree Cent PeAces, T:.', Cent i
Cents, Large Cent. Half Cenr. arnd all cithers
, -rl dermin,.ri. m rrade before 1934.
ri.:ludingri $20, $10, $5. $4 $3, $2 5'
$1, ,i.t.e G :.ld G, ld Ba, -. e .
Kruggerrnds, Cjn.:r,.n Maple Leafs,
Pno,::G,. Gold Bor,. U.S. Eagles and
Broken and Lnij.ed jewelry, dental gold.
Dim.nd rings, bra-celet. earrings, loose
diamrrds, all gem stones,'etc.
Anything made of platinum.
Flatware, tea sets, goblets, jewelry, etc. and
anything marked sterling
The rarest coins the-e cJ:-ie:tors are
looking for include $20, $10, $5 and $2
1 /2 gold coins and any coin made before
1850. These coins always bring big
premiums according, to the ICCA. Silver
dollars are also very sought after nowadc s
Other ',e.s of items the ICCA will be
pir:ha.-i.ing diirinrig his event incli-.de U.S.
currency, gold `:,'lli.n, in- e: ,trent gold,
silver b.ar :, il.er rounds. .r..:.f sets, eic
Even -:,ieign coins 'Ire sought after and will
Also at hi: e.ert anyone can -.ell their
gold >-... elry, dental gold or anything rn,:de
of gold on the spot. c',ld is currently.
_r.:dirg at' over $1,4100.00 per ounce
near an oil trime igh. Bring In hin-i .: ;,,.
think rn -hit be gc.ld and the cclle, tr;rs ill
e;.,armine,, test ar d price it for free If you
decide to sell, you .11il be paid on the -p.t
it has been an Lrkna.'. n fact iht coin
dealer-, .'e al.-oms paid r ,ore Fr e.-I.er
and :.crFp gold than other je,.eler.,. and
p ,-,'.' r.n :.r e r-,.
So h.-,her you ha(..e one coin you ihirnik
might valuablebe o.r a 'large co-llection you
receri tl inihei te you can talk ') these.
ccllet,:,rs for free, if ,.':ur'-e luck., ou n.'- .
have a :arit, .'.o'rth thousands. Ethier way
theie is -,othing to ':.e ard it d ..:.nd' lil-e
For more inf,..rmati,,n on thi r, e.ent visit
the ICCA .-.ebs.ite at
DIRECTONS: 904) 25-018
SHOW IFO: (17) 77-776
* Gather items of interest from your
attic, safe deposit box, garage,
basement, etc. There is no limit to
the amount of items you can bring
* No appointment necessary
* If interested in selling, we will
, consult our collector s database to
see if a buyer exists. 90% of all
items have offers in our' database
* The offer is made on the spot on
behalf of our collectors making
* If you. decide.to accept the offer,
we will pay you on the spot!
* You- get 100% of the offer *
with no hidden fees
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World's Top Coin Collectors in Town Next Week
to Purchase All Types of Coins!