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FRIDAY, September16. 2011/20 PAGES, 2 SECTIONS f/bnewsleadercom


Confession in Colborn murder


News-Leader
A longtime suspect in the 2007
murder death of Ele Colborn con-
fessed to the crime Tuesday,
Fernandina Beach Police said.
First-degree murder and sexual
battery charges were filed against
Dusty Lee Bowman, 39, originally
from Cincinnati, Ohio, who has been
a suspect in the case since the sum-
mer of 2007.
Fernandina Beach Police Chief
James Hurley and Capt. David Bishop
met with Bowman on Tuesday at the




County



keeps


plastics


recycling

GARRETT PELICAN
News-Leader
Compelled by constituents, Nassau
County Commissioners voted 4-1 in
favor of temporarily continuing plas-
tics recycling Monday. Following the
commission's adoption of a tentative
budget of $155 million, the decision
was resisted by Commissioner Steve
Kelley.
"If we've just adopted a budget ...
what's the funding source?" Kelley
inquired. "Are we taking money again
out of reserves is that where we're
getting it?"
The continuation of plastics recy-
cling.will cost the county $28,000 -
money from the general fund, accord-
ing to County Manager Ted Selby.
Selby informed Kelley that changes to
the budget made between the first and
second public hearings adopting it are
commonplace because estimates of
intended revenue are speculative.
Eric Titcomb of Fernandina Beach
urged commissioners to consider a
"temporary measure" continuing the
plastics recycling until they could
arrange a permanent solution.
"I go to the Bailey Road recycling
(facility) every weekend," Titcomb
said. "There are always people there;
they are always using the plastic recy-
cling. Yes, there are some problems
with it I understand that but there
would be problems at any other kind of
facility if people don't adhere to the
rules."
Commissioner Stacy Johnson told
commissioners, "Maybe this is the
appropriate time for this board to dis-
cuss whether or not we want to con-
sider bridging the gap on the plastics
recycling until we.put that out to bid."
Seizing an opportunity to pass the
measure in a timely manner as opposed
to calling a special meeting,
Commissioner Danny Leeper proposed
the "temporary measure" continuing
plastics recycling immediately.
The county, Selby said, is explor-
ing options to put its recycled goods
hauling out to bid with businesses in
the area.
Public works officials had previ-
ously decided to terminate plastics
from the recycling program as part of
a couritywide effort to trim department
budgets by a flat 10 percent. "
Public Works Director Scott
Herring said that while he considered
RECYCLE Continued on 3A


Charlotte Correc-
tional Institute in
Punta Gorda. He
gave a taped state-
ment confessing to
the murder of
Colborn "while pro-
viding detailed
information about
Bowman the crime that only
the killer would
know," Hurley said.
Police said last Friday a former
cellmate at Apalachee Correctional
Institute in Sneads provided infor-


nation about the case after Bowman
showed him a letter from the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department. The witness contacted
Hurley and advised that Bowman still
had the letter, 18 months after it was
written, and that he acknowledged
responsibility in the Colborn homi-
cide.
Colburn, 76, a community activist,
was found beaten in her home on
Inverness Road on April 20,2007. She
never regained consciousness and
died four days later at Shands
Jacksonville.


Bowman was arrested on June 28,
2007, in St. Augustine, suspected in
the burglary and assault of an elder-
ly woman in that city. He was subse-
quently charged by Fernandina
Beach Police with a similar burglary
and assault on a 56-year-old woman
that occurred in the Ocean Sound
subdivision here on June 7, 2007.'
Bowman was eventually convicted
of charges stemming from the June 7
attack in Fernandina and sentenced to
25 years in prison. H6 was subse-
MURDER Continued on 3A


To commemorate
the 10th anniversary of
the September 11
attacks, about 20 stu-
dents from the
Fernandina Beach High
School Teenage
Republicans Club spent
Saturday evening plac-
ing 2,977 flags into the
ground along Citrona
Drive in front of the
school, one for each
person lost. The display
was to remain through
the end of the week,
and possibly beyond.
Club Chairman
Frances Hanold and
Vice Chair Lauren
Campbell came up with
the idea while they
were in Washington,
D.C., for a Young
America Foundation
conference this sum-
mer.
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GARRETT PELICAN
News-Leader
It was about 5:25 p.m. Sept. 7 when
the woman walked in the front door of
the mobile home on US 301 in
Bryceville. She checked on the chil-
dren playing videogames in a nearby
bedroom. Then she scooped up the
eight-month-old girl from her baby
bouncer and held
the child in her
arms. Hearing the
infant's cries and an
unfamiliar voice on
the baby monitor,
the child's father 0
entered the room as
the strange woman -
tried to leave with Green
the infant, according
to a police report.
Snatching his daughter back, he con-
fronted the intruder.
When he asked what she was
doing, she said she needed a ride to
Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville.
When he asked how she got into the
home, she insisted the children let her
in. When he asked why she was hold-
ing his child, she claimed she had
done so because the child was crying,
according to the report.
The other children said they did
not let the woman, in. The father
demanded the woman leave his home.
Aft'li she left he called the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office.
When the child's mother woke, she
followed the intruder, who was head-
ed south on US 301 on foot.
Confronted once more at a nearby
store, the intruder offered no expla-
nation as to why she had entered the
home or picked up a child that was
not her own, deputies said.
The responding deputy took Rose
Blossom Green, 33, a transient, to
Mental Health Center of Jacksonville
for evaluation, Nassau County Sheriff
Tommy Seagraves said.
"This isn't something that happens
every day," Seagraves said Wednesday.
The sheriff declined comment on the
results of Green's mental evaluation.
Seagraves said he was not pleased
with the decision to take Green to a
mental health facility instead of the
Nassau County jail.
"She should have been arrested
the day the deputy went to the scene,"
said Seagraves. He added that Green's
possible mental illness should not
absolve her of any guilt or responsi-
bility in the Bryceville case.
If she had succeeded in taking the
child and had later been struck by a
car as she wandered down the road, he
said, she would have been responsible.
When the facility released Green on
Tuesday, Nassau County Sheriff's
deputies picked her up. After inform-
ing Green of her rights, she confessed
to the crimes, Seagraves said.
Green is charged with burglary to
an occupied dwelling unarmed and
attempted kidnap. She is being held on
$125,004 bond.
A search of Duval County Clerk of
Court records revealed that Green has
charges dating from March 2000 to
as recently as Aug. 6, when she was
BABY Continued on 3A


Transit service for veterans hits the road


H EATH ERA. PERRY
News Leader
For several years, Nassau County
Veterans' Service Officer John Martin
kicked around the idea of forming a
Nassau County Veterans' Council
made up of representatives of the var-
ious veterans' (. 'ili,:ii ,-iH-. with an
eye toward fostering communication,
improving cooperation and coordina-
tion of events, and pursuing projects


that would enhance the quality of life
of local veterans, especially those who
are disabled.
"Approximately two and a half
years ago, I met with the leaders of the
various local veterans' organizations
and pitched this idea," said Martin.
"It was enthusiastically received
and the Veterans' Council was
formed."
It was shortly after this that the
council decided to look into ways of


providing transportation for Nassau
County veterans to their appointments
at the V.A. Medical Centers in
Gainesville and like City.
Allied Veterans of the World in
Callahan had tried this and found that
the cost of insurance for a transporta-
tion program was the biggest obstacle.
"They had a van, but the insurance
liability was too expensive," said
Martin. "I had been talking about this
project with Ken Willette and Greg


Fricke of the Council on Aging, County
Commissioners Danny Leeper and
Steve Kelley and County Manager Ted
Selby, to see if there was a way to part-
ner to make this project a reality. So,
with the donation of the van by the
Allied Veterans of the World, repairs
made to the van funded by the coun-
ty, and placement of the van in the
Council on Aging's transportation fleet
and under their insurance umbrella,
we are now ready for the rubber to


meet the road," said Martin.
The van can accommodate 10 peo-
ple, or less if wheelchairs are used.
Local veterans with appointments
at the V.A. Medical Center in
Gainesville may utilize the transit serv-
ice. "If this project takes off, we are
considering expanding it to cover the
V.A. Medical Center in Laike City," said
Martin.
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16.2011 NEWS News-Leader


OBITUARY

Dr. Alvin R Williams
Dr. Avin R. Williams, age 79,
of Fltrnmidina Beach, passed
away on Monday, September 12,
201 t iiI, aptist Medical Center
-.l.cwksonville,.
riirn in Fernandina, FL, he
\wats onte of seven children born
to the late Nelson and Francis
i Williais. After graduat-
in g rom Peck High School,
Class of 1948 he
attended and
.- graduated from
STemple Univer-
r* sity in Philadel-
'-,. 'f phia, PA. Mr.

--- as a Sergeant in
the United States Marine Corps.,
e;irUiin}gi a Purple Heart during
ith Korean Conflict. After being
iionorably discharged, he enlist-
ed in Ii. U.S. Navy Reserves
where he continued serving
until retiring as a Captain in

Mr. Williams attended
Howard University School of
Dentistry from where he earned
his Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Degree in 1964. After gradua-
tion, Dr. Williams provided
Dental Services for the City of
Philadelphia and the Depart-
ment of the Navy. In 1969, he
entered Private Practice in
Summerdale, NJ. He continued
So pursue high education by
earning his degree in Periodon-
tology from Temple University.
In 1974, he accepted a profes-
sorship at Temple while main-
taining his Periodontic Practice
in WX\liiL t.... PA. fi 2007, after
48 years as a practicing Dentist
and Periodontist, he retired.
In 2009, Dr. and Mrs.
Williams returned to his boy-
hood home in Fernandina.
Beach, FL. Dr. Williams had
been a member of the New Era
I Society, American Dental
_-.,..iiaiion and the Southern
New Jersey Dental Association.
He had beefl a member of
Corpus Christi Catholic Church,
Willing'boro, NJ and had attend-
ed bL Michael Catholic Church,
Fernandina Beach, FL
He leaves behind, his wife of
57 years, Harriett Traeye
Williams, their children, Keith
D. Williams (Monica), Wood-
lawn, MD, Darryl T. Williams,
Burlington, NJ, Julian Williams,
Willingboro, NJ, Linda M.
DeRay (Richard), Fernandina
Beach, FL, asister, Hattie Ruth.,
Sykes, Ferpandina Beach, FL,
a brother, Thomas Williams,
Philadelphia, PA, five grand-
children, Kayla, Marcus, Alvin,
Alisha and Aja Williamsas well
as extended family members to
include: Marie Traeye Scott,
Sarah Mae Traeye Clayton and
numerous nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial
will be at 11:00 am today, Friday,
September 16, 2011 from St.
Michael -Catholic Church,
Fernandina Beach with the
Reverend Jose Kalukalam, offi-
ciating.
Dr. Williams will be laid to
rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery,
Fernandina Beach, FL.
His family will receive friends
today from 9:30-10:30 am at the
Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
Please share his life story at
www.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

DEATH NOTICE

Frances Ann "Fran"
Armbruster, 66, of Fernandina
Beach died on Wednesday,
Sept. 13, 2011 at Baptist Medical
Center Nassau. A celebration
of her life will be held on
Sunday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. in the
DuPont-Desoto Room at the
Crowne Plaza-Riverfront in
Jacksonville.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


NEWS A
LEADER


Living Healthy program at COA


ElderSource, located in Jacksonville, is pro-
viding a safe haven to discuss problems facing
seniors 60 or older locally with its free Living
Healthy program, which is being offered in
Fernandina Beach. Living Healthy, also known
as Chronic Disease Self-Management Program,
is hoping to help elders stay active and enjoy life.
The six-week program, which will be held at
the Council on Aging in Fernandina Beach on
Thursday from 1-3 p.m. beginning Sept. 22,
will help participants learn new skills for living
better with chronic diseases such as arthritis,
heart di.. -. diabetes, cancer, emphysema,
asthma and epilepsy. Additionally, they will learn
how to manage symptoms, use medication effec-
tively, exercise safely and easily, handle diffi-
cult emotions, communicate better about health
issues with family and friends and relax.
Contact Frances Bartelt to register for the
series of free classes or for more information at
261-0701, ext. 102. Each class is limited to 16.
Participants are supplied with an instruc-
tional book and encouraged to openly discuss
issues they have or may have faced in the past.
The instructors, who are certified and caring,
provide a safe and confidential environment.
Carl, a recent graduate of the Living Healthy
program, stated, "I feel like I'm back in college.
I read the book and think about our sessions and


it reinforces what the book says." His class-
mate, Marie, also found success with the pro-
gram. "The book has forced me to think about
my health and become conscious of the lack of
my healthy living. I'm also able to manage my
stress better."
ElderSource is optimistic that the program
will promote social and well-being, self-confi-
dence, personal independence and overall
health. Carl seems to be excited for his life out-
side the program. "I'm going to read the whole
book. I've absorbed so much from the course
already," he said. Marie wants to continue the
program, too, "I'm going to drink more water and
be more aware of my environment. I want to be
the best self I can be and help others, too."
Serving as the state-designated Area Agency
on Aging and the Aging Resource Center for
Northeast Florida, ElderSource's mission is to
empower individuals to age with independence
and dignity by providing leadership, direction,
advocacy and support for a comprehensive coor-
dinated continuum of care.
ElderSource serves as the focal point to
which elders, their caregivers and the general
public can turn for information, referral, assis-
tance and answers related to aging issues. To
reach staff or learn more about elder care
resources, call 888-242-4464.


Master Money Mentors sought


Would you like to develop
skills in basic money manage-
ment, credit and debt manage-
ment and financial mentoring
and help others?
A Master Money Mentor
Volunteer training program is
being offered by the University
of Florida, Cooperative
Extension Service. This pro-
gram is designed to provide
financial money management
education to selected individu-
als in Nassau County. In turn,
they agree to give volunteer
service through financial men-
toring to individuals and fami-
lies in their community.
The Master Money Mentor


Volunteers will receive approx-
imately 20 hours of training in
the following areas: basic
money management, strategies
for dealing with financial prob-
lems, credit and debt manage-
ments, savings, mentoring
techniques and connecting to
community resources. In-class
opportunities will be provided
to practice mentoring skills.
After completion of the
training, all mentors will
receive ongoing mentoring
opportunities, support and
supervision from University of
Florida's, Nassau County
Cooperative Extension
Service's Family and


Consumer Sciences Agent
Meg McAlpine. '
This.training is open to any-
one who would like to provide
a valuable service to their'com-
munity and is willing to commit-
to three days of training. There
is no cost for this training.
Training will be conducted
on Oct 4, 5 and 6 at the UF
Nassau County Extension
Service's office at 86026 Pages
Dairy Road,Yulee, from 9 a.m.-
4 p.m. Lunch is provided all
three days.
Contact Meg McAlpine,'
UF/Nassau County Extension
Service at 491-07340 before
Sept. 27.


Purple Stride'
The Pancreatic Cancer
Action Network will host
Purple Stride Jacksonville on
Sept. 17 in Jacksonville
Beach. Events include a 5K
timed run and a 1-mile fun
run/walk plus music, refresh-
ments, children's activities
and more. Find out more at
www.purplestride.org.
Heart Walk
American Heart Associa-
tion-First Coast Market Heart
Walk will be held Sept. 24 at
Metropolitan Park, 1410
Gator Bowl Blvd., Jackson-
ville. Activities begin at 8
a.m., walk at 9 a.m.
The goal of the Heart
Walk is to attract thousands
of community members to
celebrate improving their
heart health.
For information call (904)
256-5720 or visit www.first-
coastheartwalk.org.
Walkin' Nassau.
Join Walkin' Nassau for a
walk in the Egans Creek


Greenway Sept. 24. Both 5K
and 10K routes available.
Sign in at 8:45 a.m. Walk
begins at 9 a.m. All are wel-
come. Walk for fun or Ameri-
can Volkssport Association
credit. Meet in the rear park.
ing lot of the Residence Inn
on Sadler Road. Be sure to
use bug spray and bring a
hat. For information contact
Jane Bailey at 261-9884 or
dnjbailey@mindspfing.com.
Alzheimerswalk
SJoin the Alzheimer's
Association Nassau County
"Walk to End Alzheimer's" on
Oct. 1 at Central Park, 1100
Atlantic Ave., in Fernandina.
Beach. Registration begins at
8 a.m. and the 2-mile walk
begins at 9 a.m. There is no
entry fee to participate, but
donations are appreciated.
For information or to join a
team, visit www.alz.org/cnfl/
or call (904) 281-9077.
Free to Breathe
The National Lung Cancer
Partnership will hold the
third annual Free to Breathe


'Jacksonville 5K run/walk and
1 mile walk on Nov. 5 at
Nocatee Community Park
will rally the community to
create change and help
defeat lung cancer, the lead-
ing, cause of cancer death of
men and women in Florida.
To .register, donate, sponsor
ewl Fi ,eruBr.ialle irg

Amelia Challenge
The Rotary Club of Amelia
Island Sunrise will hold its
second annual Amelia
Challenge fundraising event
on Nov. 12 at Fernandina
Beach High School.
The event combines
sportive and intellectual chal-
lenges to support local chari-
ties. Biking, running, walking
and brain teasing challenges
will be included in the line-up
of activities that start at 9 a.m.
Teams of four can register
online at www.ameliachal-
lenge.com, or by contacting-
Mark Dennis at 583-1887.
Silver and Gold sponsorships
are available. Visit www.a
meliaislandrotary.com.


'Hope and Friends' day Sept. 24


The Friends of Talbot
Islands State Parks will host
"A Day for Hope and Friends"
Sept. 24 from 3-5 p.m. at Kelly
Seahorse Ranch, Amelia Island
State Park.
Learn about the Talbot
Islands State Parks while
enjoying cold beverages, a bar-
becue and a low country boil.


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NEWS DEADLINES
Community News:
Monday, 5 p.m.
Letters to the editor:
Monday, 12 p.m.
Church Notes:
Monday, 5 p.m.
People and Places:
Thursday, 3 p,m.
yCommunty
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Legal Notices: Friday, noon
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Cost is $10 per plate.
Donations are also welcome
and are 100 percent tax
deductible.
The event raises funds for
Amelia Island, George Crady
Bridge Fishing Pier, Big
Talbot Island, Little Talbot
Island, Fort George Island,
Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve,
and Yellow Bluff Fort state


parks. This year the group
has' partnered with Hope
Therapy, a 501(c) (3) organi-
zation using equine activities to
improve the lives of people
with physical and other dis-
abilities.
All proceeds will benefit
these, organizations. Visit
www.FloridaStateParks.org for
information.


Calendar for sale
The Wild Amelia Nature
Festival's 2012 Nature
Photography Calendar con-
taining a variety of exquisite
images from the 2011 Wild
Amelia Nature Photography
Contest is now available at
First Federal Savings Bank
of Florida (1500 Sadler Road
and Chester Road and A1A
in Yulee); the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center
(2500 Atlantic Ave.), Y.B.
Green (4 N. Second St.); and
Kayak Amelia, four miles
south of the island on A1A.
The limited editino calen-
dar is a $12 donation, $10 for
members of the Wild Amelia
Nature Festival. For more
information visit
www.wildamelia.com.
Steaknight
The American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54, will host
their monthly steak night at
the American Legion Post,
626 S. Third St., Sept. 17
from 5-7 p.m. The public is
welcome. Dinner includes a
steak cooked to order, baked
potato, corn on the cob,
salad and a roll for a $10
"donation. To-go orders avail-
able. All proceeds go to pro-
grams sponsored by the
.American Legion Riders,
Chapter 54.
Blood drive
The Blood Alliance will
host a blood drive on Sept.
17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at
Publix and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at
Kmart in Fernandina Beach.
Visit www.igiveblood.com for
information.
Coastal Cleanup
Keep Nassau Beautiful,
Inc., in partnership with The
Ocean Conservancy,
announces the 2011
International Coastal
Cleanup Sept. 17 at-9 a.m.
The largest one-day volun-
teer effort in the world is
organized to clean up the
marine environment. Main
Beach, Fort Clinch and
Peters Point are the registra-
tion locations to help clean
up the waterways of Nassau
County. Participation also is
encouraged through neigh-
borhood, river and street
cleanup. Those with boats
can make a strong impact
along the river.
For information contact
Todd Duncan at Keep
Nassau Beautiful, -261-0165
or 1-800-977-0162.
,* *
The US Green Building
Council Nassau County
Committee will participate in
the International Coastal
Cleanup Sept. 17 and invites
others to join them. Meet at
9:30 a.m. at Burney Park,
American Beach, and sup-
plies will be provided.

WildAmelia
cleanup
Wild Amelia Nature
Festival volunteers will meet
at Peters Point Parking lot at
8 a.m. Sept. 18 to clean the
litter left behind on South
Fletcher Avenue from Sadler
Road to Peters Point. Anyone
interested in helping be sure
to go to www.dot.state.fl.us to
watch the safety video before
Sept. 18. For information
email Pam@AlAbeach
rentals.net or call 261-6767.
Safety seat checks
Child passenger safety
technicians will be at multi-
ple locations in Northeast
Florida next week to ensure
that families are using the


right restraint, whether it is a
car seat, booster seat or seat
belt. On Sept. 19 they will be
at Ron Anderson Chevy
Buick GMC, 464054 State
Road 200, Yulee, from 2-5
p.m. The event is sponsored
by the Nassau County Health
Department and Safe Kids
Northeast Florida.
Barbecue
Competition
Test your grill skills at the
city of Fernandina Beach
Fall Barbecue Competition
Sept. 24. Judging is at noon
and the community table will
open at 12:30 p.nm.
Each team will be provid-
ed six Boston butts for the
pork category and/or six
beef briskets. A small sample
will be presented for judging
and the rest will be put at the
community table for the pub-
lic to enjoy. Lunch plates
(choice of meat, beans cole
slaw and iced tea) will be
available for $10.
Team fee is $75 for one
category or $125 for both,
due by today at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
Each competitor's grill must
have a fire extinguisher on
hand. For information con-
tact Jay at 277-7350 or
jrobertson@fbfl.org.
Child welfare talk
Family Support Services
of North Florida offers a
Step-by-Step Overview of
Child Welfare at the
Breakfast Learning Series on
Sept. 27 from 9-10:30 a.m. at
the FSS Nassau County
office, 87001 Professional
Way, Yulee. Continental
breakfast and networking
begin at 8:30 a.m.
A panel of child welfare
experts will discuss what
happens from the time the
Child Abuse Hotline receives
a call until the child is reuni-
fied with his family or is
adopted. For information or
to register to attend the free
program, contact FSS.BLS.
Nassau@fssnf.org or
225-5347.
Yard sale
The city of Fernandina
Beach Community Wide
Yard Sale Day is Oct. 1 at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center., Set-up is from 7-9
a.m. and the sale from 9 a.m.-
2 p.m. Ten indoor booths are
available at $40 each, includ-
ing two eight-foot banquet
tables and five chairs. Sixty
outdoor booths are available
at $15 each, bring your own
tables and chairs. Visit the
rec center to reserve your
booth and select your loca-
tion. Concessions available
for purchase all day long.
Complimentary donuts and
coffee from 9-10 a.m. Contact
Jay at 277-7350, ext. 2013 or
jrobertson@fbfl.org for infor-
mation.
Peck committee
The Peck High School
Alumni Committee has
formed an action committee
to create a complete and
accurate mailing list. This
committee is canvassing
Nassau, Duval and surround-
ing Southeast Georgia coun-
ties to identify all eligible
members. It also asks that
people consider running for
officer or standing commit-
tee member. The meeting for
nominating and selecting.
new officers and committee
members is Oct. 8 at noon at
the Peck Center. For infor-
mation contact Mickey
Mullen at (912) 576-2559 or
sailorsupreme@tds.net.


FOR THE RECORD

John Campbell Elwell, battery and one count of
who has begun a petition lewd or lascivious behavior
campaign to seek election to by a person 18 years or older
the city commission, is man- on Aug. 25. Information in
aging partner of Elwell the Aug. 31 Court Report
Associates, which provides was incorrect.
sales/marketing/supply * *
services. His job was The News-Leader strives
misidentified in a story on for accuracy. We will promptly
page 1 Sept. 14. correct all factual errors.
Please notify the editor of
Richard Alan Kalafus Jr. errors at mparnell@ffbnews
pleaded not guilty to three leadercom or call (904)
counts of lewd or lascivious 261-3696.


LOOKING BACK


50
YEARS


25
YEARS


10
YEARS


The Fernandina Beach High School Pirates
were headed to Folkston, Ga., for the first game
of the football season.
September 14, 1961

The city of Fernandina Beach included 2.5 per-
cent pay increases for its 129 full-time employees
as part of its $9.2 million 1986-87 budget.
September 18, 1986

Local financial advisor Steve Nicklas urged
people to stay calm as stock markets fell following
the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
September 14, 2001


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FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 16,2011 NEWS News-Leader


YHS Foundation


helps education


I IlIAT ILERA. PERRY
Mc's Leader
"The number of students
at YHS continues to increase
as growth takes place in our
community. Money for our
schools and students seems
tougher and tougher to come
by," said Beth Clark, vice-pres-
ident of the Yulee High School
Foundation.
The YHS Foundation helps
provide funds to YHS teach-
ers for academic needs. Grants
made to YHS teachers enable
them to purchase micro-
scopes, sets of books, software,
calculators, etc. Items provid-
ed'by the Foundation are used
directly by students in the
classroom, thus providing for
a better learning environment.
"Education is a priority
when young people are being
molded to become prod-uctive
members of society and the
future leaders of our commu-
nity," said Clark, who began
working on establishing the
Yulee High School Foundation
in 2005 with Muriel Creamer,
a member of the Nassau
County School Board.
"Several of the Fernandina
Beach High .School
Foundation members advised
us and helped us lay the
groundwork to start our own
Foundation in Yulee. We mod-
(led our bylaws, mini-grant
process and honors program
after theirs. Also, a local CPA
who was an FBHS parent
assisted us in filing and obtain-
ing our 501(c) (3) status," said
Clark.
"Family, friends and edu-
cation are the three most
important things that influence


and mold
,our youth.
S Kids are
born into
1 their family,
they pick
their own
friends, but
Clark as a commu-
nity we can
help kids get
a good education by volun-
teering time, money and
knowledge. Everybody needs
to do their part."
The YHS Foundation is
open to everyone, not just par-
ents of YHS students.
"Anyone in the community
can help. Our current board
members include parents (pri-
mary through high school),
-business owners, retired prin-
cipals, teachers and school
board members, YHS staff and
Nassau County School Board
employees," said Clark.
Their biggest fundraiser is
the annual golf tournament,
held the second Tuesday of
December.
Clark is also active with
the YHS Baseball Dugout
Club, the Yulee Optimist Club
and the Chamber of
Commerce.
She and husband Paul
Clark have lived in Yulee
almost 18 years. The couple's
twin daughters, Jennie and
Paula, are students at the
University of Florida. Their
son, Randy, is a junior at YHS.
The family's four-footed com-
panion is Lilly, a golden retriev-
er.
To learn more about the
Yulee High School Founda-
tion, call 225-1928.
hperty3yuleesabuzz.com


BDV Cing, prostitution, battery,
BABY Continued from 1A domesticbattery, battery on
arrested for trespassing on a law enforcement 'personnel,;
structure or conveyance that resisting arrest'with violence,
was occupied. A judge possession of controlled sub-
ordered her admitted to a stance paraphernalia, posses-
mental health institution for sion of controlled substances,
an involuntary examination, loitering or prowling and dis-
Other charges in Duval orderly intoxication.
since 2000 include trespass- gpelican@cfbnewsleader.comn


POLITICS IN BRIEF


Democratic Club
The Democratic Club of,
Amelia Island will meet
Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the
American Beach Community
Center. Dinner will be cater-
ed. Vicki Cannon, Supervis-


or of Elections, is the speak-
er. She will discuss recent
changes in the election laws,
including requests for absen-
tee ballots.
For reservations call 225-
2193, or email gokycats67@
yahoo.com.


HEATHER A. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Council on Aging Transportation Manager Greg Fricke is
excited about teaming up with the Nassau County
Veterans' Service to offer transit to veterans.


VETERANS
Continued from 1A
"We can't make daily trips
to Gainesville at this time, so
we are starting out with trips
two days per week. If we are
successful in getting this proj-
ect publicized, the veterans
community will know what
days we will run and can make
their appointments according-
ly."
There is no charge to vets
using the service, which picks
them up right at their door, says
Martin, but if a veteran is enti-
tled to travel pay from the V.A.,
the council asks them to donate
that to help cover the cost of
gas and drivers.
"If this project is successful,
some arrangement with the
V.A. will be sought so as to
make this seamless for the vet-
eran."
Martin is enlisting the help
of local veterans who need the
service in gathering data to
determine which days of the
week most appointments are
made.
"If the veteran is a frequent
user of the V.A. Medical Center
in Gainesville, let us know what
day of the week your appoint-
ments are usually scheduled,"
he said.


Russell Summer,
emma and
Lucas Williams
would like to
THANK
everyone for all
the help
when
their house
burned!


"It' a partnership that shows
county agencies working
together," said Greg Fricke,
Council on Aging transpor-
tation manager.
"It's an extension of our
service for the transportation
disadvantaged. Application
forms can be picked up at the
Council on Aging or we can
mail or email them."
Since money is always the
driving force behind, or obsta-
cle to, most projects, donations
to this effort-are greatly appre-
ciated.
To schedule transportation,
call the Council on Aging dis-
patch at 261-0701. To speak
with John Martin at the
Veterans' Service Office, call
548-4670 or email jmar tin@nass
sauclerk.com.

MUSEUM O'F HISTORY


FOR MORE INFORMATION


MURDER
Continued from 1A
quently sentenced to life in
prison for the St. Augustine
rape attack.
"Meanwhile, the Colborn
investigation continued to
receive the highest priority by
the men and women of the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department," Hurley said in a
statement Thursday. "As the
two predicate cases were
being resolved by the courts,
much was done to further the
homicide case, to include pro-
fessional consultations, a psy-
chological profile and case
review by the Behavioral
Analysis Unit at FBI Head-
quarters in "Quantico, Va. In


RECYCLE
Continued from 1A
alternatives, fiscal and per-
sonnel reasons pushed him to
slash plastics from the budget
"The plastics recycling is
100 percent outsourced," he
said. 'This would not require
a reduction of existing per-
sonnel."
At the time, the measure
drew the ire of taxpayers and
environmentalists alike.
Representatives of Keep
Nassau Beautiful a not-for-


addition, one of the leading
experts in the world was
brought into the case to exam-
ine the physical evidence.
Those having contact with
Bowman were interviewed
and (he) was monitored with-
in the state prison system."
"He was cagey," Hurley
said by telephone Thursday.
Bowman shaved his head and
eyebrows, wore golves and
"cleaned up after himself' at
the crime scenes.
But Bowman "accidental-
ly dropped a cigarette butt" at
the Ocean Sound crime scene
with his DNA on it, Hurley
said. That allowed police to
gain a conviction in that case
and link him to the other
crimes.


profit environmental organi-
zation funded by the county -
said the short-term financial
benefits yielded would not mit-
igate the long-term environ-
mental impact of the decision.
"Plastics is the largest
growing recyclable item we
have," said Todd Duncan, the
organization's executive direc-
tor. "It's second only to paper."
In the 2009-10 fiscal year,
the county collected a report-
ed 44.28 tons of plastics from
its three centers offering the
recycling service.


Our little dachshund, Coco, ran into the traffic on A1A
on Friday. Coco and her brother have been
living with us since she was 5 weeks old. She is now 9 .
months old. She weighs about 8 pounds and is dark
brown almost black, She is not been socialized and is
fearful of everything.
We want to thank everyone who helped my little
dachshund, Coco, cross A1A Friday. Special thanks to
Karen O'Leary, who ran into speeding traffic on A1A and
stood in front of two semi trucks to stop traffic and to
the truck drivers who got out of their trucks and helped
stop ongoing traffic and to the many other people who
were traveling on this 4-lane highway who stopped and
helped stop traffic for her to cross.
I also want to thank all the people who have been
helping in the search for Coco: Karen, her husband and
Raven, Tiffany, Jim and LaDora, the woman who spied
her in the woods and many others. Special thanks to Joe
Novello, who knew all the right things to do and never
gave up. Coco was found in the woods near Target on
Tuesday evening. She only has a few scratches and is a
little skinny. Her brother is very happy she is home and
we are a family again. Thank you, everyone, for all you
did to reunite our family.
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FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 16. 2011 NEWS News-Leader


NOTICE OF


PROPOSED TAX INCREASE


The City of Fernandina Beach has tentatively

adopted a measure to increase its property

tax levy.


Last year's property tax levy:


A Initially proposed tax levy ... $8,066,170

B Less tax reductions due to


Value Adjustment Board and

other assessment changes ..

C Actual property tax levy ....


. $98,078

. $7,968,092


This year's proposed tax levy .... $8,506,611


All concerned citizens are invited to attend a

public hearing on the Tax increase to be

held on


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

5:05 p.m.

at

Commission Chambers, City Hall


204 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034


A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax

increase and the budget will be made at this

hearing.


0 1I


Writing is like ironing


For my next adventure,
Gentle Reader, you will be
able to find me and 47 other
authors at the Local Authors
Market Place at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center on
Saturday, Sept 24. The doors
open at 9 a.m. and you will
have until 5 p.m. to visit,
peruse and (we hope) pur-
chase our masterpieces.
I'm doubly excited about
this marketplace, because not
only will it be
the first time
Sever we
locals will
"" '& have the
spotlight to
ourselves, it
will also be
the maiden
flight for The
CITY Pelican of
SIDEBAR Fernandina.
If you recall,
.--.-- Pelican is the
Cara Curtin fifth book in
the Wilson
Mystery Series that David
Tuttle started and I finished.
His wife, Barbara, is trying to
arrange her busy schedule so
she can join me and The
Pelican that Saturday.
You will recognize the
names of the other writers
who will be there: Annette
Myers The Shrinking Sands of
American Beach, Jesse and
Becky Duke Spreading the
Wealth and Celebrating .
Marriage, Ben Walker Winds
of the South, Gerhardt Thamm
Boy Soldier, Ron Miller Horse
Bones, Jan Johannes Tide- ,
water Amelia, Chuck Barrett
The Savannah Project, Marsha
Phelps The American Beach
Book of Homes, Ron Kurtz and
his Arfie books the list goes
on and on. As you can tell, a


The Local Authors Market Place is scheduled
at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center on
Saturday. Sept. 24. There will be food.


wide range of genres will be
represented in both the fiction
and non-fiction categories
from self-help to mystery, his-
tory and even a little romance.
The 24th is the brainchild
of Maggie DeVries, owner of
Books Plus and an author her-
self Amelia's Secrets and
Ghosts of Amelia and Other
Tales. She's gathered a crack
team to help her, too: Sue
Nelson from The Book Loft,
Bill Reynolds from High-
Pitched Hum Publishing and,
most important of all, Sonny's
Real Pit B-B-Q. Sonny's will
offer coffee and breakfast
treats when the doors open at
nine, and then later that morn-
ing they'll dish up their signa-
ture lunch for $8.
Part of those eight bucks -
plus the proceeds for the day
- will go to the Family
Resource Center of Nassau
County. This is a not-for-profit
organization that supports
parents and caregivers as they
rear the children of Nassau
County. One of the many proj-
ects of the FRC is to provide
our children with quality read-
ing material. Last year, it pre-
sented an array of children's
classics as well as Caldecott
Award winning books to Head
Start, the Boys and Girls Club
of Nassau County, and the
Peck Center Library. The pro-
gram has grown this year,
thanks to community support,
and has added Newbery
Award books to the shelves of
middle school and county


libraries.
Right before you have
lunch, be sure to drop in on
Bill Reynolds' "Publish Your
Book" workshop at 11 am.
Bill has written 14 books him-
self, so this will be the perfect
opportunity foi you to ask him
all of your questions about
writing and then publishing
your own masterpiece.
Or you can take an early
lunch so you can be ready for
Emily Carmain's noon work-
shop, 'Ten Mistakes." Emily
runs her highly successful
Noteworthy Editing here on,
the island and has helped us
recover from almost every
mistake we authors can make.
Since she has edited all of the
Wilson Mystery Series, I can
attest to her expertise in pol-
ishing a manuscript and the
kindness with which she deliv-
ers her oh-so-constructive
advice.
After lunch, at 2 p.m., it's
my turn to regale you with les-
sons I've learned in over 40
years (yikes!) of professional
writing. I've named it "Getting
Started," and the first secret I
will share with you is why
writing is like ironing.
All of these workshops are
only 30 minutes long, so
they're a quick study. Oh, and
I should mention that the
workshops are free, as is
admission to the marketplace
itself. The only thing you have
to pay for is lunch. And any
.books you buy, bf course. Did
I mention that Christmas is
coming and that many of our
books will make excellent
stocking stuffers? Surely
someone you know has a
birthday coming up.
I got so busy talking about
books that I almost forgot to
mention Pookies! Pookies spe-
cializes in tailoring your
child's party to a theme you
choose and then bringing that
party to you. Pookies is bring-
ing its book-themed party to
the market place to be in a
special spot dedicated to all of
i. ih ch ild i en's, ac; ties.
including face painting by:
P,,okies' -helpers .. '
Sounds like there's going
to be something for everyone
food, books, workshops, fun
for kids, and did I say food?


BUDGET SUMMARY

CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012

THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH ARE 5.8%
LESS THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.

Millage Per $1,000
General Fund 5.1759
Voted Debt 0.2576


GENERAL SPECIAL
FUND REVENUE
FUNDS


CAPITAL
PROJECTS
FUNDS


ENTERPRISE,
FUNDS


DEBT
SERVICE
FUNDS


INTERNAL
SERVICE
FUNDS


TRUST
FUNDS


CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD


4,333,382


2,080,034


1,802,804


5,677,968


327,750


215,500 28,281,000 42,718,438


Estimated Revenues
TAXES
Ad Valorem Taxes
Ad Valorem Taxes
Sales/Use/Fuel Taxes
Franchise Fees
Utility Service Taxes
Licenses/Permits
Intergovernmental
Charges for Services
Fines/Forfeitures
Miscellaneous
Other Financing Sources


Millage Per $1,000
5.1759
0.2576 (Voted Debt)


8,114,600
423,400
1,281,873
.1,524,000

729,540
1,011,391
1,132,500
57,000
380,919
2,495,989


81,700.


1,895,440

791,700
71,950
402,000,
4,960


715,657


328,218
3,019,000


3,750 101,475 4,55,000
3,877,597 1,503,025


TOTAL REVENUES
AND OTHER FINANCE SOURCES

TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
BALANCES


EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES
General Government
Public Safety
Physical Environment
Transportation
Economic Environment
Human Services
Culture/Recreation
Debt Services
Other Financing Uses

TOTAL EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES

RESERVES

TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
AND RESERVES


17,151,212 3,166,050 4,144,575 17,210,378 3,881,347 1,604,500 .*4,555,000 51,713,062


21,484,594 5,246,084 5,947,379 22,888,346 4,209,097 1,820,000 32,836,000 94,431,500



3,198,353 350,000 1,733,942 3,345,000 8,627,295
_ 9,375,827 409,700 9,785,527
136,416 100,000 9,027,549 9,263,965
1,189,633 1,065,026 1,602,699 3,857,358
53,915 686,000 739,915
61,500 .- 61,500
2,403,115 69,806 3,335,000 3,546,303 9,354,224
369,777 777,570 3,375,082 4,522,429
892,400 2,415,184 3,623,002 12,000 6,942,586

17,174,743 3,717,106 *-5,219,803 18,577,123 3,375,082 1,745,942 3,345,000 53,154,799

4,309,851 1,528,978 727,576 4,311,223 834,015 74,058 29,491,000 41,276,701


21,484,594 5,246,084 5,947,379 22,888,346 4,209,097 1,820,000 32,836,000 94,431,500


TAE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS PUBLIC RECORD.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Fernandina Beach will receive sealed proposals
for requirements of the following until no later thanfi
2:00 p.m., October 17, 2011.

RFP 11-104 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGE-
MENT/OWNER'S REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES
A mandatory pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27,
2011 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 204 Ash Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL. Questions for the pre-proposal meeting are due by
September 23, 2011 by 10:00 a.m. and should be emailed to Deni Murray,
Purchasing Agent at dmurray@fbfl.org.
RFP documents and specifications are available to download from the City
of Fernandina Beach website, www.fbfl.us, Bids and Purdi..iing "tb paz'c
Questions regarding the proposal can b'e directed I.- Dnl Milur:rm.
,:Purchasing Agent at dmurray@fbfl.org'or (904) 277-7311'2035. ',,
CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH
204 ASH STREET
FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034


TOTAL
BUDGET


1,083,250
14,988,105


894,023
245,000


8,114,600
423,400
1,363,573
1,524,000
1,895,440
729,540
3,601,998
16,192,555
459,000
6,268,345
11,140,611


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16.2011 NEWS News-Leader


Never had cancer?


Study wants you
HEATHIERA. PERRY nr
News Leader Cancer study


The American Cancer
Society is looking for men and
women between the ages of 30-
65 who have never been diag-
nosed with cancer to partici-
pate in a study. Their goal, as
always, is the complete elimi-
nation of this devastating dis-
ease.
Brandi Perkins, chairman
of the Cancer Prevention Study-
3 committee, says it is a long-
term research study by the
American Cancer Society to
better understand the lifestyle,
genetic and environmental fac-
tors that cause or prevent can-
cer.
"The goal of the American
Cancer Society is to enroll
500,000 participants," said
Perkins.
"For many years, people
have grown up knowing that
smoking can lead to lung can-.
cer. However in order for that,
conclusion to be reached it took
three years, 22,000 volunteers
and 188,000 participants."
CPS3 is important because
currently 66 percent of people
diagnosed with cancer live at
least five years after diagnosis.
"Just 30 years ago, only 50
percent of those diagnosed with
cancer had that chance. The
increase in survival is not a
coincidence; the American
Cancer Society has invested bil-
lions of dollars in cancer
research over the past. 60,
years," said Perkins.
"The citizens of Nassau


To participate in Cancer Prevention Study-3, men and
women ages 30-65 who have never been diagnosed with
cancer will fill out a brief survey about their health history,
provide a small blood sample and have their waist meas-
ured MinoriTies are encouraged to enroll. The long-term
commitment includes completing a comprehensive survey at
home Periodic 'ollow-up surveys continue for the next 20 to
30 years All information gathered for the study is kept com-
pletely confidential. For information contact Brandi Perkins at
583-3383 or email Ibsurgery@comcasi.net


County have the opportunity
to help be a part of eliminating
cancer. Our goal is to enroll 128
people in the study. The goal
of the ACS is to enroll 500,000
participants."
The first Cancer Prevention
Study started in the 1950's
examining the link between
smoking and lung cancer.
The second CPS started in
1982 and is still ongoing. It
began looking at nutrition and
lifestyles. This study was the
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Hospital president named
Stephen Lee, a longtime and support and unites leaders
Baptist Health administrator, will services at local communities'a
become hospital president of Baptist Medical prevent or manage
Baptist Medical Center Nassau Center South. eases and their
upon the retirement ofJim Mayo He played an through policy, s
at the end of 2011. integral part in environmental ch
"I am excited to work with d e v e l o pi n g gies.
the physicians, staff and volun-' processes sup- Mayo announce
teers of Baptist Nassau, and Lee porting Baptist for retirement earl
grateful to Baptist Health for this South's elec- He has led the hosi
new opportunity to serve in such tronic medical was appointed adm
an outstanding community," Lee record environment. 1994, when the for
said in a press release. "Under Lee is a graduate of the General Hospital i
Jim's leadership, Baptist Nassau Executive Fellowship program of the Baptist Heal
has grown and improved its with the Health Care Advisory "I am pleased t
campus dramatically. I look for- Board in Washington, D.C. He Stephen on a smoo
ward to continuing that momen- earned his bachelor of arts over the coming mo
tum." degree from the University of said. "I am proud of


Lee has served since January
2009 as vice president of opera-,
tions at Baptist Medical Center,
Baptist Healtlh's flagship hospi-
tal in downtown Jacksonville.
SHe is responsible for leader-
ship and management of Baptist
Medical Center's ancillary and
outpatient departments, includ-
ing Imaging, Pharmacy, Pul-
monology, Rehabilitation, Bap-
tist Cancer Institute, Baptist Eye
Institute, Jacksonville
Orthopaedic Institute and hos-
pitalists (physicians who meet
the overall health care needs of
patients while they are hospi-
talized).
Previously, Lee served as
assistant administrator of clinical


Florida, his master's degree in
education from the University
of North Florida and his doc-
torate degree from Florida State
University.
After working for eight years
in the banking industry, Lee
began his health care career in
a private physician's office in
1988, where he spent the next
five years before joining Baptist
Health in 1993.
Lee has been involved with
several community organiza-
tions over the years, and is par-
ticipating in the ACHIEVE
Action Institute on behalf of
Baptist Nassau for Nassau
County. The three-year program
is sponsored by the USA YMCA


to enhance
ability to help
e chronic dis-
risk factors
systems and
ange strate-
ed his plans
ier this year.
pital since he
ninistrator in
mer Nassau
became part
th system.
o work with
oth transition
)nths," Mayo
'the care and


atmosphere that Baptist Nassau
offers our community and I
know that Stephen will provide
leadership for continued excel-
lence."
"Jim has served our com-
munity well for many years, and
*we are appreciative of his guid-
ance during Stephen's transition
into the hospital president role,"
said Hugh Greene, president
and chief executive officer,
Baptist Health. "Baptist Nassau
is an important employer and
provider of services in Nassau
County, and we are sure Stephen
will do a great job in leading the
hospital into the future as we.
expand programs to meet com-
munity needs."


Made in the U.SA


-onepersons
Seeing "Made in America" support
making a comeback is of manufactur-
great interest to me. Let me ing here at
make one big disclaimer home. Is it
early I am not a protection- too late? I'm
ist and believe it is a world not an econ-
market. This political season omist, but I
(they all seem to run togeth- don't think
er); the made-in-the-U.S.A. it is an irre-
drumbeat is getting a little versible sit-
louder. What are we to make IKEFFER'S nation.
of it? CORNER From local
Could it be we are tired, shrimp to
as a country, of seeing our multination-
great industries decimated. RickKeffer al corpora-
Having lived in North Caro- tions, choices abound. My
lina for 26 years prior to mov- belief and hope is that this
ing here in 1997, I saw indus- seed of pocketbook patriot-
tries like textiles and ism takes root.
furniture give way to over- This country was at the
seas pressures. And these forefront of most every man-
weren't premium labor rate ufacturing and technology
industries. Lots of small tex- advance of the last 100 years.
tile mill communities and big- Is it necessary to let the
ger furniture areas like world take our ingenuity and
Hickory, High Point, price cut us with cheap labor
Thomasville and Lenoir and imitation products? Not if
watched their generational you're asking me.
livelihoods erode. Did North International labor price
Carolina and the other 49 increases and closed markets
states have to take it on the are causing some companies
chin to emerging world man- to come back home. The
ufacturing countries? To a made-in-America theme is
degree, some of it may have timely and will take root
been inevitable, but certainly -given half a chance.
not all of it. What about cars? Most of
Now that we have taken the cars sold in America are
our medicine and seen our made here, even the majority
dollars streaming overseas of the imports. And yes, GM,
for decides, some believe it Ford and Chrysler import
is time to take a stand and some models from Canadian


take
and Mexican plants. But the
money comes home as
sure as the money oh
domestically built imports
heads overseas. Am I saying
to take import cars out of
consideration? Absolutely
not. But give the domestics a
shot if you haven't lately. Buy
what earns the right to be
bought in this competitive
industry."
If it is a toss-up, then why
not keep it in our country. At
one time, one in six jobs had
a tie-in to the car industry in
our country. The domestic
car companies are in the
midst of a big comeback and
should continue. It is prod-
uct, more than patriotism,
causing this.
It was nice to see the flags
and evidence of patriotism
surrounding the 10th
anniversary of 9/11. It would
be a good time to raise our
consciousness ofwhere our
dollars are spent and try to
support this country where
the product or service earns
the right. It is a series of little
things that produce big
results. Have a good week.
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Smooth peanut butter? Nuts!


I was a few bites into a peanut butter and
jelly sandwich I snarfed during a late-night
fridge and pantry raid last night when I real-
ized the pantry had been booby-trapped. The
peanut butter contained no crunchy little
pieces of roasted peanuts. Dejected, I fed the
rest to the dog and went to bed, stomach
grumbling, tastebuds in full riot.
So, just how do you manage to gobble
down roughly a third of a PB&J sandwich
before it dawns on you that someone has sub-
stituted smooth peanut butter for crunchy or
my personal fav, extra crunchy peanut but-
ter? Well, it's like this. Yours truly has fallen
victim to an expanding waistline. One of the
medications I'm taking for a recent ailment
seems to give me a raging case of the
munchies, generally when both hands of the
clock are in the straight up position. My doc-
tor scolds me about my burgeoning belly, but
because he's also a secret operative of the
company that makes my favorite brand of
crunchy peanut butter, he continues to give
me medication that makes me crave the stuff
at all hours of the night. I have to devour it
post-haste to avoid detection by his spy, my
wife.
During a recent hospital stay, I drove the
nurses crazy pleading for peanut butter on
Graham crackers all night long. No need to
narc this one up, I heard one of them whisper
to another as they made night rounds. Just
give him peanut butter and Graham crackers
every couple of hours and he won't complain if


_. you clip off his toes with dull
bandage scissors. By the
way, before I forget. I wrote a
column about all the great
., nursing care I got while a
/ .'." patient at Baptist Nassau and
.~ ~I forgot to mention Jamie,
.. one of my night nurses. It
might've even been Jamie
who got me addicted to
CUP OF peanut butter and Graham
JOE crackers. Thank you, Jamie.
I do not like smooth
peanut butter. OK, I'll eat it if
Joe Palmer there's nothing else to eat or
if I have cold milk to wash it
down with another forbidden pleasure but
I shun it otherwise. Let me put it in perspec-
tive. Remember the old Dr. Seuss story about
green eggs and ham? Well, substitute smooth
peanut butter for green eggs and ham and
there you go: "I do not like it in a box. I do not
like it with a fox. I do not like it in a house. I do
not like it with a mouse. I do not like it here or
there. I do not like it anywhere. I do not like it
smeared with jam. I do not like it, persnickety
I am." Sorry, Dr. Seuss.
So, just how deeply does my aversion to
creamy peanut butter run? There was actually
a time when I knew no better than the gustato-
ry delights of smooth peanut.butter spread on
a slice of Sunbeam. Smooth peanut butter was
the only kind Mama ever bought. And then I
was watching Sky King one day and saw my


first ever television commercial for crunchy
peanut butter. The television pitchman had
roughly the same effect on me as the Pied
Piper did on the children of Hamelin. I jumped
up from the sofa and bolted to the kitchen and
demanded that Mama rush off to the store
forthwith and buy a jar of crunchy peanut but-
ter.
Mama, bless her dear departed heart, lis-
tened patiently as her eldest parroted, word
for word, the peanut bitter pitchman's patter. I
would grow big and tall and fly'rocket ships to
Mars if she would just feed me crunchy
peanut butter instead of the smooth stuff.
When I ran out of things to say, Mama looked
at me and smiled and rendered her verdict:
No.
It didn't occur to hie to askwhy. One just
didn't engage in such impertinence back then.
But on that same day, I swore on Davy
Crockett's grave to never cat anything but
crunchy peanut butter when I grew up and
could buy my own.
Over the years, my own kids have entreat-
ed me to please buy smooth peanut butter for
a change. I listen patiently and smile and ren-
der my verdict, always a resounding no. But
times have changed.-
So who pulled off the smooth peanut
butter caper at our house? I have my suspi-
cions. I could've sworn I recently saw our two
sons lingering at the pantry snickering con-
spiratorially.
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Jordan will roll. And I'll get
along as long as a song is.
strong in my soul.'
LYRICS BY FRANK SINATRA




Music hath




i heard something on National Public
Radio the other morning that set me
thinking. The announcer was dis-
cussing how one of the things folks in
Afghanistan are enjoying most since the fall
of the Taliban is the return of music.
I can relate to that in a major way. When
I was a little girl, my dad would often belt
out that old Frank Sinatra song, "Without a
song, the day would never end."
Whether it's classical, jazz, folk, pop or
music from the '30s, '40s and '50s, there's
i. -, .. --..ro'.-llrL' 'i',niniL through thebear-'
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commute back and forth to the office.

of the iTunes radio applica-
tion on my desktop com-
puter, I can find music to
match any state of mind.
Sometimes I'll indulge
in the quirky and delightful
sound of Bombay.Beats,
other times I might be in
the mood to listen to The
NEWS- Lark Ascending by Vaughn,
ROOM Williams or Mozart's Piano
VIEWS Concerto #20 in D Minor.
If I'm feeling particular-
ly nostalgic, I might tune
HeatherA. to the big band station.
Hearing Perez Prado play-
Perry ing "Patricia" immediately
transports me to the early
'50s and the marine pub my family frequent-
ed after a day out on my dad's little fishing
boat. Whenever that song came on the juke-
box, Daddy would pick me up and dance
with me.
Let me hear a good flamenco guitar and
my feet immediately begin tapping under
my desk. If I'm in a blue funk, Josh
Groban's soaring voice can easily lift me out
of it.
Music has always played a major role in
my life and I have found that certain songs
have the power to get me through stressful
times. For example, there's nothing like a
cherished, familiar tune to chase away the
heebie-jeebies associated with surgery.
Whenever I have to be hospitalized, I pro-
gram much-loved 'songs and hymns into a
tiny music player about the size of a ciga-
rette lighter and listen to it right until the
moment they wheel me to the surgical
suite.
If I'm traveling, I always bring those
tunes with me on the plane to get me
through the trauma of liftoff and landing.
It's nice that I've passed on my love of
music to my son and believe it or not, our
musical tastes actually coincide occasional-
ly. Who doesn't love Dark Side of the Moon
by Pink Floyd, right?
I'n glad the people of Afghanistan have
their music back because as Frank wrote,
"Wilhout a song the day would never end.
Without a song the road would never bend.
When things go wrong a man ain't got a
friend without a song."
Heather A. Perry is a reporter at the
News-Leader.
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We must never forget
I was three months shy of m
fifth birthday when the planes hit. 1
was mealtime in our house and Dad
noted that with such a tragedy ou
country was about to change in how
we think and what we do. The court
try club to which we belonged
immediately asked all the individi
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the country that bombed us to
resign..They did and those who
'could leave the country did so imme
diately.
Yes, "The Day of Infamy" res
onates forever..It was Dec. 7, 1941
and it was football season and as
the news came in, and the Redskin:
were playing, the announcer in the
stadium started calling high-rank
ing military officers to the ballpark
office. The war began and we wern
one nation with a focus on the wa
effort.
We all have those crises in our
minds that define a moment of life
from which we can chronicle when
and who we were at that moment. I
is -usually personal and private
unless we are directly ai lt. t,, \\,
were all directly and indirectly affect
ed on Dec. 7, 1941, and Septembel
11 and many other national
moments in our lives. These were
times to come together and not be
reminded how divisive we car
become as noted by Susan Stampei
Brown in the Sept. 9 News-Leader.
History is' working through.
"How did the entire Japanese fleet
got to Pearl Harbor undetected and
why were a majority of our ships
quietly docked as sitting targets?'
History will further examine whc
did what to better prepare for inter-
national .terrorists attacks of
September 11.
As we think back to "the way we
were" and reflect, think how fortu-
nate we are to live in America. With
the challenges we faced as a result
of the crisis, we can plant a victory
garden, buy war bonds, fly the flag,
think about our challenges that we
face and how we, as a nation, can
work through the issues, fix the
problems and, yes, defeat enemies
of our freedoms with a national
resolve. I.
Let us.not point fingers. Let us
bring the hand out and shake it with
our neighbors and put our arms
around our family and friends. We
are all together to discuss, listen
and think as a nation.
Burton Bright
Fernandina Beach

Madein America
Recently, the Dr. Martin Luther
King Memorial was dedicated in
our nation's capital. Most think of
Dr. King as a leader in the civil
rights movement and one of the
most influential men of our time.
Thomas Jefferson wrote in our
Declaration of Independence, "We
'shall hold these truths to be self
evident, that all men are created
equal."
History has proved "We the
People" for many years either forgot
to read that line, didn't understand
it or flatly ignored it. Funny that in
the political world of today everyone
tells us what our Founding Fathers
would have wanted and yet for
much of our history they wrote out
15 simple words and we, as a nation,
couldn't figure it out.


SLEYSALTAKETRIBscoUNE
PArTBALGLEY/SALTLAKETRIBUNE


r Then along comes a black
Baptist minister from Montgomery,
- Ala. By his 35th birthday he had
t done so much he was awarded the
Nobel Peace Prize. It is ironic that in
s 1968 when he was killed in Mem-
phis,Tenn., hewas there to support
a strike by local sanitation workers.
- The sanitation workers were white
f and they were black, but to him they
were Americans trying to better
themselves through that old collec-
tive bargaining system that so many
want to take away from our workers
t today. (Thank you, Wisconsin.)
As a nation we felt we must
honor Dr. King with a memorial in
Washington. Sounds like a fair and
noble gesture for a man who stood
up, not just only against the sup-
pression of blacks, but also for the
rights of working Americans and
the concept of collective bargain-
ing.
Collective bargaining is not much,
different from our system of gov-
ernment. In government you have
pretty much two sides -..the
Republicans and Democrats fight-
ing over issues for the common
good of the people.
In industry you have two sides-
management and the unions fight-
ing over issues for the common
good of the company Believe me, no
union in this country wants a com-
pany to fail for it would mean fewer
jobs for its members.
Getting back to the Made in
America thing. I would have thought
that any American monument would
be made in America. It sounds
almost unpatriotic to think other-
wise. It isn't rocket science. Who
else would build an American mon-
ument but Americans, right? I mean
it is an American monument to
honor a great American and is stand-
ing in Washington, D.C., the capital
of our nation.
The building of this monument
spans four presidents'- Clinton,
Bush, Bush and Obama which
would lead one to believe there is
enough blame to go around no mat-


ter where you stand politically.
The interesting part about this is
the monument and head sculptor
was Lei Yixin. He is from (are you
ready for this?) The People's
Republic of China, which, the last
time I looked, was still,a commu-
nist country. I guess there wasn't
an American sculptor who could fig-
ure this one out. The granite for the
piece was mined in The People's
Republic of China. If we do many
more monuments I am sure we will
be able to find slabs of granite in
Walmart before too long. The work-
ers were from China and, when they
shipped it over for assembly, Mr.
Yixin brought over a team of unpaid
Chinese laborers to assemble the
monument in Washington. So much
for buy American, and let's hear it
for outsourcing.
So here we are, dedicating a
memorial to a man who fought not
only for his race but for the rights of
all working men and their rights to
be represented fairly in the work-
place. What did we do as a nation?
We imported the very stone and the
labor from a communist country to
immortalize him. There just doesn't
seem to be much logic to this. In
fact, it is insulting to every working
American.
The good news is maybe even
Dr. King's death and being immor-
talized in Chinese granite, he can
still teach us all a lesson. I will never
be able to look at that monument -
and forget it was outsourced and
not only took away American Jobs,
but also American pride.
I will think of how all the politi-
cians on both sides let this happen
and how ashamed I am that we have
come to outsourcing not only our
clothing, our phone services, our
technical support jobs but now even
our national monuments in our very
own capital. I only hope that some-
where in the back of the monument
they didn't forget to put the made in
China label.
Tony Crawford
Fernandina Beach


Still in business
Like Mr. and Mrs. Megna ("Will
be missed," Sept. 14) I hate to see
another downtown business close
its doors.
Times are tough all over and in
a small town like ours it seems
more difficult because it becomes
personal We get to know each other,
sit and chat, break bread together
and then, all of a sudden, something
precipitates the demise of yet,
another business. We lose touch
and another personal connection is
gone.
It is that environment that con-
fronts even long-established busi-
nesses here in Fernandina. The
Marina Restaurant family sees it
with our patrons who have lost jobs
or had to move because of their
employment.
In this day of social media that
-personal touch seems to be less
important to some. I hear people
talking of being friendedd" by hun-
dreds of people and I have to believe
that is good. But the new social
media can be as harmful as it is help-
ful.
One patron visiting for dinner
the other night informed a couple of
our employees that there were
Facebook entries telling about our
having closed the doors. Thankfully
she didn't believe it and had to come
see for herself.
Why anyone would say that
about a local business that is staffed
by Nassau County citizens is beyond
me. Hopefully, it was just a mistake
and not ill intentioned. Just the
same, any loss of business today is
harmful.
Like Mark Twain, the reports of
our death are greatly exaggerated.
We continue to advertise with your
paper, we run our specials and
greet our' patrons as we always
have. Please, local businesses need
support, not rumors!
Thank you.
Patricia Toundas and the
entire Marina family


COMMUNITY THANKS


Great Southern
Tailgate Cook-Off
For many Amelia Island resi-
dents and visitors on the weekend
of Aug. 26-27, the sweet and
savory aroma of barbecue was
quite the attraction at Main Beach
during the Second Annual Great
Southern Tailgate Cook-Off.


We are pleased to report
that the event was very suc-
cessful and w-ell attended by
locals aind tourists from across
the region.
We would like to thank our
major in-kind sponsors, Florida
Public Utilities and the city of
Fernandina Beach, as your gen-
crosity not only contributed to a


successful event but has once
again helped to improve a won-
derful event space at Main Beach
that the community will enjoy for
years to conie.
Additional thanks to all of ourt
sponsors, partners, volunteers,
contributors and the neighbor-
hoods surrounding Main Beach.
With your support, Amelia Island


shined and the Second Annual
Great Southern Tailgate Cook-Off
was a success.
We look forward to your con-
tinued support for the 3rd Annual
Great Southern Tailgate Cook-


Beth Belcher for the
Amelia Island Tourist
Development Council












COMMUNITY


FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 16.2011/NEWS-LEADER


United Wav's


United Way Nassau County Campaign Chair CA McD
manager of Rayonier, celebrates this year's Oct. 6 Id
left, Nassau County Commissioner Stacy Johnson, C
Division Manager Amy Dyar and Fernandina Beach
Steger.


Nassau campaign kicks
The Atlantic Avenue Recreation "United Way works in partnership
Center in Fernandina Beach will be with volunteers, community organi-
filled with Nassau County business- zations and leaders. Your gift to
es, agency partners and elected offi- United Way, invested with those of
cials celebrating United Way of others, is the most powerful way to
Northeast Florida's 2011 Nassau make a difference in our communi-
County Community Campaign ty."
Kickoff on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. In addition to the kickoff presen-
Nassau County Campaign Chair station, the recreation center will also
CA McDonald, general manager of feature display tables of agency part-
Rayonier, and Nassau County kick- ners who will share their critical mis-
off sponsor Terry West, sions and informative materials with
president/CEO of VyStar Credit attendees. Each year, nearly 18,000
Union, will lead the breakfast event Nassau County residents receive
that will highlight how United Way assistance from United Way-funded
is creating positive, sustainable programs, including disadvantaged
change in Nassau County by focus- preschoolers, at-risk youth, people
ing on the building blocks of a better with disabilities, dependent seniors,
life: education, income and health. financially challenged families, and
"'There are basic things we all many others.
need for a good life: a quality educa- There are 11 Nassau County-
SUBMITTED tion that leads to a stable job, finan- based agencies and a total of 44
)onald, general cial stability and income that can United Way-funded programs locat-
ckoff with, from support a family through retirement, ed in Duval and Nassau counties
campaign and tools for a healthy and engaged that assist Nassau County residents.
Mayor Susan life," said Amy Dyar, campaign divi- United Way certified agencies
sion manager for Nassau County. located in Nassau County include:


off Oct. 6
ARC Nassau
Barnabas Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Northeast Florida
Boys & Girls Clubs of
Northeast Florida
Boy Scouts of America, North
Florida Council
Communities in Schools of
Nassau County
Episcopal Children's Services
Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
Nassau County Council on
Aging
Nassau County Volunteer
Center
YMCA of Florida's First Coast
Bright Mornings, located on
Third Street in downtown
Fernandina Beach, will cater the hot
breakfast buffet. For more informa-
tion on how to start a workplace or
individual campaign, contact United
Way Campaign Division Manager
Amy Dyar at (904) 390-3239. To
RSVP for the kickoff, call Rhoda
Rush at (904) 390-3215 by Sept. 30.


Elm Street celebrates 2011 season


be to God as we continue to
train up our children in the
way they should go. Thank
God for the memories of Elm Street
Little League. Another good year has
come and gone. The celebration took
place Aug. 13 at the Martin Luther King
Center.
The banquet began with County
Commissioner Danny Leeper serving as
master of ceremonies, City Commission-
er Jeffrey Bunch giving the welcome
and our former Mayor Charles Albert,
who also serves as vice president of this
league, gave remarks. Lt. Bill Leeper of
the Florida Highway Patrol was sched-
uled to give the Little League pledge,
however, he personally apologized
because of another speaking engage-
ment.
This year was a very good year.
President Wayne Peterson said, "I've
been truly blessed. There was a lot
more parent participation this year and
looking forward to seeing them next
year. We still need more city officials
and community leaders to come out and
give their support, to really see what is
going on at Elm Street. It's always good
to lead by example; we need you too."
There are lots of moments of memo-,
ries at Elm Street. Leonard Peterson is
one of those moments in memory; he


NOWAND
THEN

Maybelle
Kirkland


introduced the speak-
er. When our speaker
was growing up, his
mother-really didn't
want him to play
sports, but Leonard
Peterson saw the abili-
ty in this young man
and went and got him
to participate.
Our speaker for this
year's celebration was
our very own Anthony
Russell, who now
works for the Orange
County school system.
He grew up at Elm
Street. Now married


with children, he has his masters
degree, teaches online classes and is
working on his doctoral degree. He
talked to the children about how Elm
Street helped him, how important edu-
cation is to them and about being
responsible.
Also our own Rev. John Coverdell,
pastor of Prospect Baptist Church, gave
the blessing of the food, donated by
Spencer Clayton and Domino's Pizza,
two of our sponsors. Another sponsor,
Fernandina Beach Optimist Club,
served the meal, which was ni.-.yed by
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for T-ball. Next year there will be two
more teams added for T-ball and the big-
ger teams. Also a girls softball team will
be added. Coaches are already in place.
We just need the girls 6-15 years old to
come out. Wayne Peterson thanked all
the sponsors who helped out this time
- those visible as well as those behind
the scenes.
While dinner was served, there was a
slideshow of the 2011 season. The
award presentation was given by former
Mayor Joe Gerrity and closing remarks:
by Leon Grant and Mike Tatum.
Wayne Peterson looks forward to
next year, continuing to ask for more
parental involvement. The more
involved you are in every aspect of your
child's life, the more successful your
children will be in all areas of their lives.
The families of the late Sis. Jessie
Mae Small and Bro. Aldo Brown Sr.
acknowledge their sincere appreciation
for all acts of kindness shown to them
during their hours of bereavement and
thank God for family and friends like
you.
Birthday wishes to Michael Mitchell,
Ora Lee Walthour, Travis William,
Yvette Bacon, Shamika Alberta, Stepha-
nie Way, Kim Rainey, Cecil Brown,.
Kijan Clayton. Sieb..i i Hooper Jr., K:vir,
McNeily, Tyrell Washington and Sis.
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Chelsea Rose Adams and
Brian Jeffrey McFadden,
both of Yulee, were married
at 4 p.m. Sept 10, 2011, at
Walker's Landing at Omni
Amelia Island Plantation with
Jim Tippins officiating. The
ceremony followed at
Walker's Landing.
The bride is the daughter
of Johnny and Melody Adams
of Yulee. The groom is the.
son of Herbert and Merrimae
McFadden of Yulee.


BIRTH

Chris and Lea Ingalls of Parker, 5, and Lexie, 4.
Fernandina Beach announce Maternal grandparents are
the birth of a daughter, Jane and Tracy Holman of
Savannah Grace Ingalls, born Buford, Ga. Paternal grand-
at 6:04 p.m. May 3, 2011, at parents are Bunny and Guy
Baptist Medical Center Reddick of Lilburn, Ga.
Nassau. The baby weighed 6 Great-grandmother is
pounds 4 ounces. Savannah. Marsha Reddick of Conyers,
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CAMPUS NOTES
0 Angela Andrea
Michelle Denise Nobles
Nobles, a 2007 Mandrick has
graduate of graduated fr'om -
Fernandina the Unive rsity
Beach High of North Florida
School, graduat- with a bac helar
ed from the of buisines.s
University of Nobles administration Mandrick
Florida with a degree in
bachelor of sci- accounting.
ence degree in nursing. While at UNF, Mandrick was
While.a student at UF, active in the Varsity Club.
Nobles was president of the She has moved to Minne-
Student Nursing Association, sota to join her husband, who
a member of the Sigma Kappa is attending the Luther
Sorority, volunteer at the Seminar.
Baby Gator Day Care, a Gator Mandrick is the daughter
Ambassador, a member of the of Charles and Pamela Nobles
Student Alumni Association, a of Fernandina Beach.
voting delegate at the Florida
Student Nursing Association mGeorgia Southern
convention and-the national University recently recog-
convention for the Student nized 125 students on the
Nursing Association. 2011 summer semester presi-
She received the award for dent's list.
Outstanding University of Lauren An McCoy of
Florida Student Nursing Fernandina Beach has been
Association Officer. named to the list for excel-
Nobles is now employed lence in academics.
as a cardiac critical care To be eligible for the presi-
nurse at Del Ray Memorial dent's list, a student must
Hospital. She is the daughter have at least a 4.0 grade point
of Charles and Pamela Nobles average and carry a minimum
of Fernandina Beach. of 12 hours for the semester.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16,2011/News-Leader


RELIGION


Buying heaven's gold

I marvel every time I see them. them, the "We Buy
Just the sight makes me grateful for Gold" guys and the
the job I have. Though my job puts signs they are
me in front of people every week, dancing with
the idea of spending the day on the always catch my
side of the road dancing with a sign attention.
in my hand is not an attractive Strangely, when I
thought. If you saw my limited see them, I can't
dance moves you would have to help but think
agree. about Jesus' words.
With ear buds stuffed in their uIl Funny, isn't it, that
ears and iPods blasting their favorite NOTES God Himself might
music, not to mention what appears ... be speaking
to be an excessive amount of caf- through such a
feine in their system, I don't know Pastor thing.
how they do it. I've literally driven Rob Goyette In the case of
by them several times in a day and Jesus, He's actually
found them hours later still at it. selling gold, not buying it, but that's
With moves that make me chuckle good news for those needing to pur-
and what has to be a disregard for chase some. Actually, to a certain
what people are thinking about group of people, according to Jesus,


and returning to Christ-likeness


buying gold is exactly what they
need to be doing. The account is
located in the book of Revelation,
Chapter 3, beginning in Verse 15. To
a church that thought they had it all
together, Jesus confronts them with
the reality of their true condition.
Though His words were piercing
and so hot that they needed to be
written on asbestos paper, clearly
His motive in saying them was one
of pure love. I'm not sure how his
words will do written on newsprint,
but here they are.
"I know your works, that you're
neither cold nor hot: I would you
were cold or hot. So then because
you are lukewarm, and neither cold
nor hot, I will spew you out of my
mouth. Because you say, I am rich,
and increased with goods, and have


need of nothing; and know not that
you are wretched, and miserable, '
and poor, and blind, and naked: I
counsel you to buy of me gold tried
in the fire, that you may be rich; and
white raiment, that you may be
clothed, and that the shame of your
nakedness does not appear; and
anoint your eyes with eye salve, that
you may see. As many as I love, I
rebuke and chasten: be zealous
therefore, and repent. Behold, I
stand at the door, and knock: if any
man hear my voice, and open the
door, I will come in to him and will
dine with him and he with Me."
(Revelation 3:15-20)
What amazes me about this pas-
sage is the target audience. It's a
church. Though churches are made
up of people and people are capable


of all kinds of stuff, when those who
are supposed to demonstrate
Christ's humility begin manifesting
arrogance and self-sufficiency, we
now have a problem.
The other powerful aspect of this
passage is that Jesus loves them
enough to tell them heaven's point
of view. Though it's clear, not
responding to such words of truth
carries a huge consequence,
it's also clear that returning to
Christ-likeness pays enormous
dividends. While buying the
gold Jesus is selling will cost us our
pride, those who make such pur-
chases will never lack for any good
thing.
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
Living Waters World Outreach Center
rgoy@livingwatersoutreach.org


RELIGION NOTES


Help fill pantry
The Salvation Army Hop
House is working to replen
its emergency food supply.
needs: 1.) Cereal and oatmi
2.) Canned vegetables, espi
cially green beans and corr
3.) Peanut butter and jelly 4
Starches macaroni and
cheese, instant mashed pot
toes, rice, noodles spaghe
egg and elbows, stuffing m.
5.) Canned or dried fruit 6.)
Canned prepared dinners 7
Dried beans. For information
call 321-0435 or stop by the
Hope House, located at 410
Ninth St., Fernandina Beac

Healing seminar
Living Waters World
Outreach Center will spons
a Biblical Foundations of
Freedom Seminar, I Found
Freedom, today and Sept. 1
conducted by Pastor Jo Stan
ford of Noirthridge Church.
The seminar hours are
today from 6:30-9:30 p.m. ar
Saturday from 9 a m.-4 p.m.
Living Waters is located at t
corner of ALA and Brady
Point Road, just west of the
-Shave Bridge. Call 321-2117
for information.

Guest speaker ,x
Living Waters World
Outreach Center welcomes
Pastors Charles and Jo
Stanford to speak Sept. 17 at
p.m. and Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.mn
They have been in the min-
istry for 46 years and have
served as senior pastors for
Northridge Church in Pens:
cola. Living Waters is at the
corner of A1A and Brady
Point Road, just west of the
Shave Bridge. Call 321-2117
for information.

Clothes giveaway
New Jerusalem H.O.G.I.(
holds a free clothes giveaway
the third Saturday of the
month from 8 a.m.-noon at
816 South 10th St. For more
information call 491-7669 or
Kim Strange at 415-8360.


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Yoga worship
pe .. .A unique workshop at New
ish Vision Congregational
It Church, UCC on Sept. 17
eal from 10 a.m.-noon will offer
e- the opportunity for partici-
i pants to learn about the use of
.) yoga as a means of being
deeply'in touch with their
a- spirit and experiencing a
Atti, deeper.sense of well-being.
ix Instructor Brenda Kayne
teaches at the YMCA, Y Yoga
.) and Go Yoga. Call 238-1822 to
n sign up.
New Vision services Oct.
S.: 10 and Nov. 6 will include-a
h. brief yoga meditation.
1', Wi sTrip is held each Sunday
at 10 a.m. at 96074 Chester
Road in Yulee. Contact the
or Rev. Mary Kendrick Moore at
238-1822 or visit www.New
VisionCongregationalChurch.
7, org.
n- Unitarian service

The East Nassau branch of
id the Unitarian Universalist
Church of Jacksonville meets
he every Sunday at Indigo Alley,
316 Centre St. The services,
which begin at 10:45 a.m., are
live video simulcasts from the
Jacksonville church in an
informal local setting. A time
;i,; for coffee and conversation,,
. follows at n...u Crll :;1-1686

Animal blessings
t 6, Four-legged friends,
i. winged companions and crea-
tures of all kinds are invited to
New Vision Congregational
Church on Sept. 18 at 10 a.m.
a- for the blessing of the ani-
mals. This fun, outdoor serv-
ice includes music and a
blessing of animal, followed
.by a cookout and crafts for
children. All pets are invited
indoors in the event of rain.
New Vision meets at 96074
C. Chester Road in Yulee.' Visit
y www.NewVisionCongregation
alChurch.org or call (904)
238-1822.

Homecoming
Five Points Baptist


"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Chlildren Activities
961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL
Comer of Bouccaner T". & Gcrbing Road, Fernndina Bel
For More information Call: 261-9527


AMELIA
PLANTATION
S'-" --CHAPEL
Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
Off AlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
www.ameliachapel.com
facebook.cotit/amielia.plantationt.cliapel


Church, 736 Bonnieview
Road, Fernandina Beach, will
host a Homecoming on Sept.
18 with music by Cathy Perry
and guest speaker Bro. Larry
Demakowski. Music will slart
at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11
a.m. Dinner will follow in the
fellowship hall. Call 261-4615.

Revival
North Hilliard Baptist
Church will hold Revival
Services with Pastor Ricky
Dyal Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. and 6
p.m. and Sept. 19-21 at 7 p.m.

Tuesdayworship
The Salvation Army Hope
House invites you to join it
each Tuesday at noon for its
Weekly Worship Service.
Pastor Jeanette Richo of the
Salvation Army Hope House
and the Greater Fernandina
Church of God will bring the
Gospel teaching to 'Hope


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




Living Waters
world- outreach
Contemporary Worship
SAT.. .6:00 pm
SUN ..9:30am
SWED .. 7:0 pm
Youth, Nursery
& Children' Ministries
ROC & Ch0.10 inoy .U
S v.. s 321-2117
On A1A 1 mile west of Amelia Island
www.LivingWatersOutreach.org
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday

New Visiojn
Congregational
Church, UCC
l'orship Sundans
at i0:00 aen
*i174 n.rl,-s:r Rnd in 1l...,:-
." ConI All i aDn .lllul-Ur.."
90114- ''25-0539
t)rea 4. 9iriual
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House Sept. 20. For informa-
tion call 321-0435 or stop by
the Hope House, located at
410 S. Ninth St.

Church supper
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church hosts a church supper
each Wednesday open to the
public. Dinner is at 5:15 p.m.
in Burns Hall, followed by
programs for adults and chil-
dren of all ages. Cost is $7 for
adults, $5 for children and $24
for families. On the menu this
week is salibury steak with
mushroom gravy, rustic garlic
mashed potatoes, curry
glazed carrots, garden salad,
lemon cream pie, sweet and
unsweet tea, lemonade and
coffee. Dinner is catered by
Old South Yankee Gourmet
Shop. Make reservations by
calling 261-4293 by noon the
Monday before. For informa-
tion about the programs visit


BULEE


Sunday School 9:30 am "
Morning Worship 8:15 am and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
Servicewww.Yuleebaptistchurch.com
85971 Harts Rd., West 904-225*5128
Yules, FL 32097 Fax 22e-0809

CELEBRATION
BAPTIST CHURCH
Innovative Styl, Contemporary Music,
CasualAtmosphore
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00amrn and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
KIdKredlble Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Gonnectnrg w/h POt..
Con-eing rep#/ People



<. YULEE UNITED
METHODIST
CHURCH

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

A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Pastor Charlie Sward


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South'Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr:, Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday Nemw Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 anm.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.M2inistries:
Bus & Van, Couples, Singles, Youth


www.stpetersparish.org.

Lifein3D
Midweek study courses
have been selected and are
now available for registration
at First Baptist Church,
Fernandina Beach. The three
courses being offered are:
"When Life is Hard" by James
McDonald, "Me, Myself and
Lies" by Jennifer Rothschild,
and "Courageous Living" by
Micheal Catt. Courses are
free and study books are sold
at a reduced price and based
on ability to pay. Childcare is
provided. Course times are
6:30 p.m. Wednesday begin-
ning Sept. 21 at First Baptist
Church, 1600 S. Eighth St.
Get details on each course
and sign up online at
FBFirst.com.

Free dinner
Springhill Baptist Church


Christ
$ Fellowship
SChurch
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(ust south of Yulee on US 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Dr. Dave Lawson
christfellowshipfl.com


FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY"
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School ... ... .... ..... 9:45A.M.
Worship Service............ 10:SSA.M.
Discipleship Training ......... 6:OOP.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6OOP.M.
.Wednesday Fellowship Supper. . 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7:OOP.M.
736 Bonnievlew Road (ao from Sadlor Rd.)
904-261-461 5 (church office)
EVERYONE WELCOME
Nursery provided
Spointsbaptistchurch.org


First Baptist
Church
Fernandina Beach
SUNDAY WORSHIP
9:00 Life Groups
10:1,5 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM
904-261-3617
FBFirst.com


BLACKROCK BAPTIST
CHURCH
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
261-6220
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p m Service 6:00 p m.
Wednesday Service 7'00 p.m.
Nursery Provided Bus Ministry Available
VAvw.blackrockbaptist.corm


will serve meals for individd-
als and families in need in the
area on Sept. 22 from 5-6:30
p.m. at the church, 941017
Old Nassauville Road.
Meals are served on the
fourth Thursday of each
month. In October, November
and December they will be on
the third Thursday due to the
holidays. The church also
delivers meals to those who
cannot come. On the day of
their 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.

Homecoming
The Mount Olive
Historical and Restoration
Society invites the community
to the first Homecoming
Celebration of Little Mount
Olive of Nassauville on Sept..
24 at 11 am.
Guest speaker will be the
Rev. Ulysses Jackson of
Jacksonville. Dinner will be
served on the grounds.
For more information con-.
tact Sis. L. Rhodes at 225-5226
or Sis. A. Brooks at (904) 764-
6226.

Men's Day
Historic Macedonia AME
Church will celebrate Men's
Day on Sept. 25th. The Rev.
Samuel Demps of Cocoa will
deliver the message at the 10
a.m. service, followed by
lunch and a 4 p.m. service
with the Rev. Rev. Gillard S.
Glover of 1st AME Church of
Palm Coast bringing the mes-
sage, followed by refresh-
ments.
All are invited to come cel-
ebrate a time of joyous praise,
preaching, singing, great food
and fellowship. The church is
located at 202 S. Ninth St.
(corner of Ninth and Beech
streets), Fernandina Beach.
For information contact Bro.
Osteen Demps at 277-4130 or
321-6563 or the church
at 261-4114.


St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You!
Located a t th e corner
of 8th &Atlantic 7
7:30 a.m. .Holy Eucharist s
8:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall'"
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd Sunday
904-261-4293
www.stpetersparish.org


T Memorial
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

iaditionalFa.ilyWciship......:Om & u11am
Colemporary Worship ...:45am in Maxwell Hall
Youth Haakaway.........45am in Youth Center
Sunday School for ell ages.......945am & 1Iam
Wednesday Dinnmr(Au.ag ).....5il.5pm-6:.3pm





Dican CFiurch
Sunday Services
Sunday Holy Communion 8:00 &10:00 am
5th Sunday Morning Prayer- 10:00 am
Sunday Children's Bible Class -10:00 am
Wednesday Holy Communion-12:15 pm
Rev. J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park across fromiYMCh))
904-491-6082-m e HolyTnitiiyA naicaori;
Suse theitur gy from the 1928 BookoftConain n Prayer


REMEMBERING 9/11


HEATHER. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Members of First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach Micki Smith, Jeff Zimmerman,
Steve Buchanan, Nan Voit, Sherri Overton and Natalie Faucher sing a patriotic song
Saturday at the foot of Centre Street during ceremonies commemorating the 10th
anniversary of September 11, 2001.


Worship this week

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10A AROUND SCHOOL


FRiivAY, S!i)P.Bni \. t R 1 2011/NL-:ws-LI-ADER


Daycare
Lamb Christian Day Care,
a national accredited center,
is now enrolling infants, and
children two to four years
old. It also offers VPK to all
four-year-olds who qualify It
offers a Christian-based cur-
riculum along with a charac-
ter building' component so
children gel a quality start in
;school. lamb Christian Day
Care is in downtown Fernan-
dina Beach at Memorial
United Methodist Church. It
is recognized as a (old Seal
school by the state of Florida
and offers breakfast, a hot
lunch and a healthy snack
approved by the Federal
.Child Care Food Program.
'Call 261-5301 or stop by for a
.tour at 601 Centre St.
Popcorn sale
Boy Scouts of Northeast
.Florida kick off their annual
popcorn sale today. Cub
.Scouts and Boy Scouts will be
:selling Trail's End brand pop-
'corn at local store parking
Jots, or door-to-door, to fund
-their Scouting activities. The
sale runs until Nov. 4.
iCustomers also have the
optionn of sending popcorn
treats to U.S. troops stationed
-all over the world. Seventy
percent of every military or
regular donation supports
local Scouting. For informa-
tion or to place an online
.order visit www.trails-
ind.com.
P teracy fair
s The North Campus and
.'Nassau Center are present-
3ng the Ninth Annual Family
Literacy Fair for residents of
Duval and Nassau counties
Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
at North Campus, 4501
_Capper Road in Jacksonville.
iThe event is free and compli-


mentary books, door prizes
and lunch are included in the
program. Enjoy storytelling,
original authors, book charac-
ters in costume, displays and
fun, free activities. Call (904)
766-6553.
Parade auditions
Camp Broadway, the'
award-winning theater arts
education company, is now
casting 120 performance-lov-
ing kids, ages 12-16, to per-
form the original number
"There's No Place Like Here"
live in the 85th Anniversary
Macy's Thanksgiving Day
Parade in New York City on
Nov. 24. Auditions will be
held at Florida State College's
South Campus' Wilson
Center for the Arts at 11901
Beach Blvd. starting at 10
a.m. Sept. 17. Auditions are
free. Contact Sarah Roy at
(904) 632-3211 or saroy@fscj
.edu or Katherine McManus
at (904) 632-3015 or kmc- ,
manus@fscj.edu.
Artforklds
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside
Ave., Jacksonville, is hosting
a morning of fun for children
ages 6 to 12 and their favorite
adult on Sept. 17 from 10:30
a.m.-12:30 p.m. Participants
of Art Adventures: It's Greek
To Me will spend time explor-
ing the galleries, art making
and time in Art Connections.
Students will also study
examples of The Cummer's
Greek pottery collection then
create a still life collage. Cost
is $10 per pair for members
and $15 for non-members.
Pre-registration is required.
Call Art Connections at (904)
355-0630. .
NACDACmeets
Members of the communi-
ty interested in the preven-


tion and elimination of under-
age drinking and other drug
use within Nassau County
are invited to attend this
month's Nassau Alcohol,
Crime and Drug Abatement
Coalition (NACDAC) meet-
ing Sept. 20 at 4 p.m..
NACDAC is a nonprofit
coalition created to support
and encourage drug-free
lifestyles for the youth of
Nassau County. It meets the
third Tuesday of every
month at 4 p.m. at the County
Building at 86026 Pages
Dairy Road, Yulee. For infor-
mation, visit www.nacdac.org
or call Susan Woodford at
261-5713, ext. 2616.
Dig Pink volleyball
Fernandina Beach High
School invites the public to its
annual Dig Pink volleyball
game to pay tribute to cancer
survivors and those who
have lost the battle. Games
are scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
(junior varsity) and 6:30 p.m.
(varsity) Sept. 20. The school
will honor breast cancer sur-
vivors and those who have
lost the battle between the
games. All are welcome.
Free art classes
The Island Art Association
Education Center, 18 N.
Second St., will offer free chil-
dren's art for ages 6-9 on
Sept. 24 from 10-11 a.m and
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Art for
ages 10-14 will be from 1-2:15
p.m. Susan Sellner will lead
both classes. Sign up at the
gallery. Call 261-7020 for
information.
Slice the salami
Enjoy an evening with
special guest Ar tie Lynn-
worth, author of Slice the
Salami: Tips for Life and
Leadership, on Sept. 22 at
5:30 p.m. at the Fernandina


Beach branch library.
Lynnworth will share tips
on how to ace an interview
for a job, college entrance or
any competitive selection
process where skill commu-
nication counts. Learn how to
create an effective resume,
master your time manage-
ment and how to better com-
municate and command with
confidence. Teenagers to
adults welcome.
Pizza and refreshments
will be provided. The event is
sponsored by the Friends of
the Fernandina Beach
Branch library.
For information call 277-
.7365 or email Youth Librarian
Michelle Forde at
mforde@nassaucountyfl.com.
Fall fest
Amelia Island Montessori
School will host a "Fall
Festival" for the entire family
Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Enjoy a coi-nmunity yard sale,
specials from local business-
es and a Halloween Costume
Corner. There will be carni-
val games,face and pumpkin
painting, performances and
food and drink specials.
Amelia Island Montessori is
located off AlA at 1423 Julia
St. Call 261-6610 or visit
www.ameliaislandmontes-
sori.con.
Aits Academy
The nonprofit Amelia Arts
Academy, 516 South 10th St.,
now offers lessons six days a
week, including after school,
in music, art, acting and
more. Saturday private les-
sons are available in flute,
brass instruments, voice,
piano and violin.
For information or to reg-
ister visit www.ameliaart-
sacademy.org, call 277-1225
or email information@ameli-
aartsacademy.org.


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Youths of the Month


With pride, the Boys & (Girls
Clubs of Nassau County
announce two fine young people
as Youths of the Month for May
2011: Andrew Lee and Ramsey
Ransaw.
Andrew Lee is a young man
whose path to success in life
looks to be assured. A mature
sixth-grader at Yulee Middle
School with a desire to help out
whenever a need arises, he
shows that interest in others by
volunteering at the club, doing)
chores at home and assisting
younger club members.
Andrew is a natural leader
who also does well in school,
particularly in reading, math
and science. After completing
his high school studies, Andrew
wishes to pursue a career in law
enforcement. His leadership
abilities bode well for Andrew's
future.
Ramsey is a pleasure to be
around. In the sixth grade at
Fernandina Beach Middle
School, his favorite after-school
place is the Boys & Girls Club.
But Ramsey has important
responsibilities at home, too,


when he cares for his young sis-
ter. At school he likes math and
rarely misses a day in class. At
the club his honesty and sense
of fair play make him a great
role model, plus he always
seeks ways to help the club staff
and with club community proj-
ects.
He is a member of the Torch
Club. Ramsey plays on club bas-
ketball and football teams, and
is the shortstop for the Reds
Little ILeague team. He aspires
to a career in professional,
sports. Ramsey says he is
"actively lazy," becoming easily
-bored with nothing to do. With
such a motivation, Ramsey
seems assured of success in the
future with that motivation.


Girl Scouts collecting


peanut butter & jelly


The "Nassau County
Volunteer Center and the Girl
Scouts- of Nassau County will
hold their 13th annual Peanut
Butter and Jelly Drive Sept. 19-
Oct. 21 in coordination with
national "Make a Difference
Day."
Drop-off sites include:
Nassau County Volunteer
Center (1303 Jasmine St., Suite
104A); Emma Love-Hardee
Elementary (Susan Street);
First Federal Savings Bank
(Sadler Road, Fernandina and
Chester Road at A1A, Yulee);
Southside Elementary jasminee
Street); 'St. Michael Academy
(Broome Street); Fernandina
Little Hut -Girl Scout Hut (25
South 13th St.); Harbor Shores
Church (96080 Victoria Place,
Yulep); Callahan Masonic
Lodge (45085 Frank Bookins
Drive); Ms. Kate's PreK (1303
Jasmine St.); Fernandina Beach
post office; Atlantic Avenue


.Recreation Center Child Care
Program; Nassau County
Building Permit Office (James
S. Page Governmental Com-
.plex, Nassau Place, Yulee); First
United Methodist Church of
Callahan (Booth Street. and US
301);. Miner Road Fire
Department; Ann Taylor Loft
(St. Johns Town Center); and
Publix (Sadler Road).
Over the past 12 years, as
much as 5,500 pounds of peanut
butter and jelly have been col-
lected, enough to make 27,500
sandwiches. This year, as in the
past, the donations will be dis-
tributed to Nassau County
Head Start Programs, Barnabas
Center and The Salvation Army
Hope House.
For information about the
Nassau County Volunteer
Center and upcoming holiday
programs for those in need, call
the center at 261-2771, or email
at ncvcfb@aol.com.


JSO offers student deals


Attending Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra concerts
is accessible for students with
the Sound Check Card. For
$25, students age 25 'and under
can become a Sound Check
cardholder, and have access to
every Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra Masterworks,
Fusion and Coffee series con-
cert for the 2011-12 season.
The card also allows up to
two accompanying admissions
for $10 each (cash only), includ-


ing friends, as well as parents of
young Sound' Check cardhold-
ers. Call the box office at (904)
354-5547 or visit at jaxsympho-
nyorg.
Student Rush Tickets are
$10 (cash only) and available
90 minutes before any
Masterworks, Fusion or Coffee
concert, on a first-come, first-
served basis, subject to avail-
ability. Students must present a
valid student ID to purchase
tickets. One ticket per person.


cdu&ate
The Blessing of Animals
Sunday, September 18
1 0:00am
New Vision
Congregational Church. UCC
All creatures great and
small are welcome!
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Brandi- Salon Coordinar.tr She has a natural talent for
hair She is in school a3 FCC for Cosmetology and will
graduate in May
Janet Owner and Fernandina local. Has been in the
industry for 25 + years Knovs rhe ins and out. of hair
Specializes in the quickest wrapped perm ever'l and is
great at prerrtty much anything else she puts her hands
on She has a loyal following and knack for listening and
producing precise results
Teresa Moved to Fernandina in 2010 Began work-
ing in the industry in I996 Mastered Stylist/Barber/
Colorist Trained as a platform artist and educator with
Grahram Webb. Matrix, and Paul Mitchell Managed for a
top chain of salons in Tennessee and styled for the
music industry in Nashville TN before moving to be near
family here in Florida Specializing in Clipper cuts (fades).
Razor cuts and color Firm Deliever in the cut by feel
and sculpt" method Known for one of a kind swing bob
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Ashley Up, and coming sylist and Fernandina local
Has spectacular people skills. has a scrupulous under-
standing of the inincate structure or hair and the chem-
istry of the products Specializes in distinct and dramatic
highlights
Kelli In the industry for I 0+ years She is our curly
hair expert. and specializes in Keratin straightening sys-
tem She has a knack with kids cuts Ha; a loyal follow-
ing here in Fernandina and is very patient and tentative
to her clients
At Family Styles in me Food Lion Shopping Center on
Sadler Road. there something for everyone when it
comes to hair care Toddlers can sit in a fun race car seat
ro haveTheir hair cut and then choose a treat from the
treasure chest Moms and Dads willAppreciate the friend-
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We enjoy what we do and we strive to do our best."
said Miller We want to be an
upstanding business that
gives back to the
local community "
*We would like
to thank all
our clients for
supporting us
and continue
spreading the news
about us
We will be helping
Girl Scout Troop #569
raise money. Get a
hand-made key chain with
your donation.
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Sadler Road, Business hours are
9am to 6-30pm Monday through
Friday 9am to 4pm on Saturday.
closed on Sunday. Phone 32 1-1775


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NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA


FBMS Pirates, YMS Hornets 22-0 winners


It didn't take long for the Fernandina
Beach Middle School Pirates to get on the
scoreboard in Tuesday's home opener against
the seventh-grade team from St. Marys, Ga.
Caleb Simmons returned the game's open-
ing kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown to put
the Pirates up 16 seconds into the game.
Darrian Wentworth ran in the two-point con-
version and FBMS had a quick 8-0 lead.
"It was important for us to get on the board
early," FBMS Coach Cam Harrison said. "We
were starting seven players in new positions
due to injuries and academic suspensions,
including our entire starting backfield. It was
nice to have the early lead."
After the defense forced the visitors into a
three-and-out, the Pirates went on the attack
again. Following consecutive long runs by
Tyreke Hubbard and Max Jones, quarterback
Brylen Ericksen found Kai Pelham for a 30-
yard touchdown pass. Jones caught the two-
point conversion pass and the Pirates led 16-0
with four minutes remaining in the first quar-
ter.
St. Marys mounted an impressive drive on
the next offensive possession, driving nearly
the length of the field and taking more than 10
minutes off the game clock. With less than
two minutes left until halftime, the FBlMS
defense was able to stop the offense on a
fourth down and thwart the St. Marys scoring
attempt.
The Pirate offense was unable to score
again prior to the half and FBMS took a 16-0
lead to halftime.
The second half started with kicker Hector
Vanlennep pinning the St. Marys offense at
tne 12-yard line after his kick went over the .
head of the return man. Deep in St. Marys ter-
ritory, Simmons stripped the ball from the
running back and was tackled inside the 10-
yard line to set up the next Pirate score.
Alex Torres found the end zone on the
ensuing play and the Pirates led 22-0. It would
be the last score of the night, as both defenses
stiffened and would not allow any more points.
The Pirates walked away with a 22-0 victory
"We were in an interesting situation for this
game, not having our starting quarterback
and running backs able to play," Harrison
said. 'Thankfully we sawv some other guys
step up when they got the opportunity and
really play well.
"We still need to clean up some of the
penalties, dropped balls and bad snaps, but
overall I am pleased with our team's perform-
ance. Every member of our team pitched in to'
help us get this victory."
The game against Camden originally
scheduled for Tuesday at Pirate Field has
been changed to Thursday at Camden. The
Pirates will return home the following
Tuesday to face the Camden seventh-grade
squad.
Wentworth had five rushes for 43 yards on
the night; Jones three for 25; Anthony
Kortekaas two for 21; Hubbard two for 16; and
Ericksen two for five.
Ericksen completed one of four passes for
30 yards. Pelham was on-the receiving end.
Vanlennep and Daishon Brown led the
Pirate defense with eight tackles apiece. Dylan
Jausel had six, Pelharn had four and Marshall
Thompson, Hubbard and Wentworth had
three each. Thompson and Hubbard also
recorded quarterback sacks. Simmons forced
a fumble, recovered it and also had a pair of
stops.

Yulee 2ZHilllardO
The Yulee Middle School Hornets were
also 22-0 victors Tuesday at home.
'The defense had a great game, only allow-
'ing two Hilliard first downs the entire game,"
YMS Coach Lester Smith said.
Bryce Blocher, Tony Avery and Kydrin
Huguley made multiple.tackles for losses for
Yulee. Darian Owens and RJ. Adams each had
an interception.
Irrone Coley had a pair of touchdowns
runs and Owens scored aTD.
"It was a great victory for our team," Smith
said. "The players and coaches worked hard
all week getting ready for our first county
game and it paid off. Our defense played out-
standing and our backs ran the ball hard."
Yulee hosts St. Marys' eighth-grade team
at 5 p.m. Tuesday.


PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADER
Darian Owens, left top, takes care of business Tuesday night, when the Yulee Middle
School Hornets hosted the Hilliard Flashes. His teammates Ironne Corey, left center,
and Tony Avery, left, in action Tuesday. Caleb Simmons, top, returns the opening kick-
off 70 yards for a touchdown for the Fernandina Beach Middle School Pirates
Tuesday. They.hosted St. Marys, Ga, Daishon Brown records a solo tackle, above left,,
for the Pirates. Kai Pelham, above right, reels in a pass from Brylen Ericksen and car-
ries into the end zone for FBMS. The FBMS defense, below left, and the YMS defense,
below right, with stops.


Benjamin's player of the year


The lone five-year-old on
the Jacksonville tour for U.S.
Kids Golf was named player-
of-year in the.six-and-under
class. Sean Benjamin of
Fernandina Beach competed
in tournaments all summer
with the tour culminating
Sept. 3 with the champi-
onships at the Hidden Hills
Country Club.
Benjamin carded a 41 and
won his flight. He qualified
for the U.S. Kids Golf World
Championships at Pinehurst,
which hosts the top 50 play-
ers from 30 countries.
Benjamin was second at
Ponte Vedra (shot 44) and
Bent Creek (42) before cap-
turing back-to-back titles at
Jacksonville Beach (43) and
Palm Coast Cypress (38). He
was second with a 42 again at
Ponte Vedra and with a 41 at
Jacksonville Beach. He tied
for first place at Eagle Harbor,
posting a 22 before rain short-
ened the event to four holes.


GOLF NEWS

FBWGAopeningday
Opening day for the
Fernandina Beach Women's
Golf Association was held
Sept. 6. The weather cooper-
ated for 44 golfers to com-
plete 18 holes. Game of the
day was a "hate'm" team
mixer; each golfer chooses
one par 3, par 4 and a par 5
they typically struggle on and
a par is then recorded for
each of those holes.
In first place were Donna
Dandurand, Jeanette Thomas,
Sue Lopiano and Sandy Mor-
tenson. Coming in second
were Sheryl Boyer, Samantha
Havourd, Marianne Salas'and
Carol Minoque. Vickie
Galpin, Kathleen Hilmer .
Emily Baker and Pat Joh n
came in third.
Women interested in j*in-
ing the FBWGA should call


Mary Ann Schroeder at 491-
0405 or the pro shop at 277-
7370.

Nigltgolf
The Fernandina Beach
Golf Club will hold its first
Night Golf Tournament Sept.
23. The event will be nine
holes walking and the format
is a four-person scramble.
Registration begins at 6:30
p.m. with light hors d'oeuvres
and the tournament will begin
with a shotgun start at 8 p.m.
The golf course will be illu-
minated with glow sticks and
participants will be given two
glow-in-the-dark golf balls
each. The price is $35 for the
public and $25 for members
and includes golf, two glow-in-
the-dark golf balls, closest-to-
the-pin contest and prizes.
Call the golf shop at 277-
7370 or e-mail Michael
Cooper at mcooper@fernand-
inabeachgolfclub.com.


on local tour
Sean Ben-
jamin, 5, of
Fernandina
Beach was
named the
six-and-
under U.S.
Kids Golf's
player of
the year
for thq
Jackson-
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The lone
five-year-
old on the
F" .4la tour quali-
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'2011 U.S.
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S "' f World
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^ Ships at
Pinehurst.
He is the
son of Mike
and Kristy
Benjamin.
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3 JAGUAR UPDATE:

Jags vs. Jets
GAME DAY: The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0)
head to New York to take on the Jets (0-1)
Sunday at MetLife Stadium in the first of
back-to-back road games. Kickoff is at 1
p.m.
LAST GAME: The Jaguars won their'open-
er for the second consecutive season as
they held off a late rally to beat AFC South
rival Tennessee 16-14 at EverBank Field.
RB Maurice Jones-Drew (24-97, TD) led a
running game that amassed 163 yards
while the defense held the Titans to just 43
yards on the ground. QB Luke McCown
made his first start as a Jaguar, the eighth of
his career, and was an efficient 17 of 24
passing for 175 yards. The defense forced
the Titans to punt on their first five posses-
sions and forced five three-and-outs.
RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast
regionally on CBS and locally on WTEV
CBS47 (cable channel 6). Games are
broadcast on Jaguars Radio Network sta-
tions WOKV AM and FM (690 and 106.5).
WEBSITE: www.jaguars.com.
UP NEXT: The Jaguars visit the Carolina
Panthers Sept. 25 at 1 p.m.


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fish was released.




Bean, Drakus debut in the ring


"Brock Bean, 24, and
Corwin Drakus, 25, both of
Fernandina Beach made their
amateur boxing debuts Aug.
27 at the Hurricane Boxing
Gym in Tampa.
Bean, 212 pounds, beat
Alex Rivera (207 pounds) of
Ruskin. The referee stopped
the bout in the first round
after the second eight-count.
"He greeted the guy with a
hard left jab," said Jean
LeBrun of Nassauville, owner
of the Pit Bull Gym, where


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both boxers train
for four months
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Drakus, 202 p


forced to retire from his
match after his nose was bro-
ken by opponent Anthony
Rose (199 pounds) of
Charlotte Harbor.
"At the end of the first
round, I told him to jab more
and move the guy back,"
Drakus LeBrun said. "It was a close
fight. He was moving good
and had a lot of energy in his
i. "He trained first fight."
and won in 90 The pair are slated to
return to the ring in Palm Bay
)ounds, was in November.


Justin's Miracle Field to open in Camden


Justin's Miracle Field,
located in Lions Park. in
Kingsland, Ga., will make
wishes come true for more
than 1,000 children in. the
area who will now have a safe,
fun place to tilay.
"Our primary mission is to
provide a facility that will
enable allchildren to play the
game of baseball, regardless
of their ability," said Jeff
Norris, a spokesperson of the
Justin's Miracle Field. He and
wife Tina and their son, Cody,
founded the local Miracle
League field in the memory'
of their youngest son and
Cody's brother, Justin, the
organization's namesake and
an avid fan of baseball.
A Miracle League Field is
no ordinary baseball field. It
has a specialized rubber sur-
face that allows children with
special needs, even those who
use wheelchairs or walkers
for mobility, to participate in
the game of baseball.


"So many times, children
with disabilities are left on the
sidelines to watch their sib-
lings play," Norris said.
The construction of a
Miracle League baseball field
includes paving the field with
concrete, extending the
dugouts to allow for wheel-
chairs and applying a rubber-
ized surface to allow for the
ease of movement of wheel-
chairs of walkers.
The total renovation will
cost in the neighborhood of
$350,000. Since February
2010, the organization has
raised more than $300,000
through donors, grants and
generous community support
of fundraising efforts, Norris
added.
The organization hopes to
set the grand opening for mid
to late October, and now all
that is needed are players and
volunteers to make it a suc-
cess, Norris said.
The league is open to any-


one with special needs and
there is no age limit for the
players. Anyone 12 years of
age or older may volunteer as
a buddy. Adult volunteers can
be buddies, coaches,
umpires, team moris, etc.
Initially all of the Miracle
League games will be played
on Saturday. With interest
.and availability, weekday
games may be offered.
"In the Miracle League,
everyone gets a hit and
everyone scores," Norris
said. "Each player is paired
with a buddy that helps them
at the plate and in the field.
Special relationships are
formed and the experience
and confidence that the chil-
dren gain from playing can be
life changing."
Visit www.camdenmiracle-
league.com to download reg-
istration forms. Call (912)
322-1970, visit the website or
e-mail jeff@camdenmiracle-
league.com for details.


Dig Pinkvolleyball game
Fernandina Beach High School invites the
public to its annual Dig Pink volleyball game
to pay tribute to our cancer survivors and
those who lost the battle. The game is sched-
uled for Sept. 20 with a junior varsity match at
5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 6:30 p.m.
Breast cancer survivors and those who lost
the battle will be honored between games.

Beach volleyball tourney
The King/Queen of the Beach 2s Volleyball
Tournament will be held at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at
Main Beach. Registration is $15. Contact Jeff
Groden-Thomas at jwgt@com cast.net.

YBAssecondseason
The Yulee basketball Association invites
athletes ages 8-12 as of Nov. 1 to participate
in its second season. Registration is from
5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Yulee Sports
Complex, 86142 Goodbread Road.
Cost is $75 per child; $50 perr additional
sibling. Proof of Nassau County residency,
physical within the last six months and birth
certificate required. Visit www.yuleebasket-
ball.org or call (904) 701-4188.for information
or to volunteer with YBA.

YuleeUttleLeague
Yulee'Littld League will hold its annual
board meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 in the gym
at the ballpark on Goodbread Road. The 2012
elections will be held.

YKIdsTrlathlon
The McArthur Family YMCA is hosting its
third annual Y Kids Triathlon at 4 p rn 'Sepi
17. This family-fun event is open to kids ages
4-13 and features swimming, biking and run-
ning. After the triathlon, there is a pancake
party fpr the entire family.
Registfration includes the race, the pan-
cake party, an event T-shirt and a medal foai
each participant. Cost is $25 per child and *
$10 per each additional child. For information
and to register, call 261-1080 or email
rdeems@firstcoastymca.org.

Laettnerhoopsdclinic
The Christian Laettner Basketball
Academy basketball clinic will be held Oct. 1
at Peck Gym. Ages 7-9 go.from 9-10:30 a.m.;
ages 10-12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and ages
13-15 from 2-4 p.m. Fee is $40 with a $10 dis-
count for each additional sibling.
Laettner is a two-time NCAA champion,
1992 Olympic Dream Team member and for-
mer NBA All-Star.
Pre-register at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center by Sept. 28. Contact Jay at
277-7350, ext. 2013, or jrobertson@fbfl.org.

Advanced baseball
Advanced baseball for ages 8-, 10-, 12-,
14- and 16-and-under is now being offered
along with 12-and-under gnls softball in the
city'of Fernandina Beach. Contact Coach
Shelly Hall for information at 583-0377. He
also offers instructional baseball for ages 5-6.

RunWildatWhlteOak ,
Run Wild at White Oak Plantation, a six-
and 10-mile adventure run benefiting Girls on
the Run of Northeast Florida, will be held at
8:30 a.m. Oct. 15.
An exclusive natural setting located on the
banks of the St. Marys River 30 miles north of
Jacksonville, White Oak Plantation is one of
the world's premiere wildlife breeding,
research and training facilities for more than
300 wild animals and encompasses more
than 7,400 secluded acres of hardwood ham-,
mocks, pine forest and tidal wetlands inter-
spersed with facilities designed to heighten
your awareness of nature.
After the run, enjoy a picnic lunch,, swim-
ming, a raffle, a tour on an open-air bus
through the wildlife preserve and gifts.
Fee is $200. Registration ends Oct. 5.
Register online at www.active.com or
www.GOTRneflorida.org.
The field is limited to the first 65 people.
No event-day registration, no refunds and no
guests are permitted on the grounds of White
Oak on event day. All participants must be 18
or older. All runners will be required to sign a
waiver the day of the race.
For information, visit www.wocenter.org or
visit www.GOTRneflorida.org.

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

BoulesCub
Amelia.Island Boules Club holds petanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. behind
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Oenter and
Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the petanque courts
at the South end of the downtown marina.
Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both
horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling
game.
The public is always welcome to join in


2011 SCHEDULES


FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Varsity Football
Sept. 16 EAGLE'S VIEW
Sept. 23 at Cocoa Beach
Sept 30 at Hilliard
Oct. 7 YULEE*
Oct 14 at Matanzas
Oct. 21 FORT WHITE"
Nov. 4 at West Nassau
Nov. 10 OAKLEAF
"District
" Homecoming
FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Junior Varsity Football
Sept. 22 WEST NASSAU
Oct. 6 at Episcopal
Oct. 13 at Bolles
Oct. 27 at Yulee
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Varsity Football
Sept. 16 SOUTH LAKE


Sept. 23 at Jackson
Oct 7 at Fernandina
Oct. 14 at First Coast
Oct 21 WEST NASSAU
Oct. 28 Trinity Christian '
Nov 4 at Calvary Christ.
Nov. 11 HAMILTON"*
* Homecoming
" Senior night
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Junior Varsity Football
Sept. 22 at Baker County
Sept 29 CORNERSTONE
Oct. 6 at St. Augustine
Oct. 13 CAMDEN (grade 9)
Oct. 20 at West Nassau
Oct 25 FERNANDINA
FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Boys Golf
Sept. 21 at West Nassau
Sept. 27 PROVIpENCE
Sept. 29 BISHOP KENNY


Oct. 5 WEST NASSAU 4:00
Oct. 6 at Trinity 2:00
Oct. 13 at Providence 4:00
Oct. 17 District 5-1A
Oct. 24 Region 2-1A, E. Harbor
Oct 31-Nov 2 State 1A, Tavares
FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Cross Country
Sept. 17 Katie Caples Invitational
Sept. 29 GREENWAY INV 4:00
Oct. 8 Ponte Vedra Invitational
Oct. 15 Pre-state, Dade City
Oct. 25 COUNTY 4:00
Oct 29 Last Chance, Gainesville
Nov. 3 District 3-2A
Nov, 12 Region 1-2A, Lake City
Nov 19 State 2A, Dade City
FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Swimming
Sept 20 at Florida D&B 4:30
Sept. 22 at West Nassau 430


Sept. 24
Sept. 27
Sept. 29
Oct. 4
Oct. 8
Oct. 11
Oct. 13
Oct. 20
Oct. 27
Nov. 3
Nov, 11


at Lake City
at Baldwin
PROVIDENCE
NE Florida, Bolles
FSPA, Orlando
COUNTY
FLORIDA D&B
BALDWIN
District 2-1A
Region 1-1A, Bolles
State 1A, Orlando


FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Volleyball
Sept. 16-17 OVA in Orlando
Sept 20 ORANGE PARK
Sept. 22 PROVIDENCE
Sept. 27 BISHOP KENNY
Sept 29 at Pedro Menendez
Oct. 4 at Bolles
Oct 6 MANDARIN
Oct 7-8 Bolles tournament
Oct. 13 at Prdvidence
Oct. 14 JV tourney at BK


Oct 18 PONTEVEDRA
Oct 19 at Middleburg
Oct 25-27 DISTRICT 4-4A
*District
FERNANDINA BEACH
HIGH SCHOOL
Girls Golf
Sept 28 BISHOP KENNY
Sept. 30 at Matanzas
Oct 4 at Bishop Kenny
Oct 11 at Bolles
Oct 17 District 5-1A
Oct. 24 Region 2-1A at UF
Nov 1-2 State 1lA
FERNANDINA BEACH
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Football
Sept. 20 CAMDEN
Sept 27 CAMDEN
Oct. 4 CALLAHAN.
Oct 11 at Yulee
Oct 18 at Camden55 00
Oct 24-25 Florida-Geona champs


YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Football
Sept. 20 ST MARYS
Sept. 27 at Camden
Oct. 4 at Charlton
Oct 11 FERNANDINA
Oct. 18 Florida champ.
Oct. 24-25 Florida-Georgia champ.
YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Volleyball
Sept 16 CALLAHAN.
Sept. 19 BAKER COUNTY
Sept. 20 at Wilkinson
. Sept'26 at Fernandina
Sept. 29 COUNTY .
FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDI
SCHOOL
Volleyball
Sept 19 at Hilliard
Sept. 22 at Callahan
Sept 26 YULEE
Sept. 29 County at Yulee


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and learn this easy, fun game for all ages. For
information, call 491-1190.

Women of Power 5K
The Women of Power 5K Run/Walk will be
held at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in Fernandira
Beach. The fees are $20 through Nov. 4 and
$25 thereafter. The event benefits the Cedar
Haven Transitional House for women moving
from homelessness to housing independence.
For information, visit www.active.com/run-
ning/fernandina-beach-fl/women-of-power-5k-
runwalk-2011 or wop5krun.wordpress.com.

NFL discount
The Florida Department of Education is
continuing its partnership with all three Florida
National Football League teams to offer spe-
cially-priced tickets for public school and dis-
trict personnel (pre-kindergarten through 12th
grade) across the state. The Jacksonville
Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay
Buccaneers are offering discounted single-
game tickets for purchase for any public edu-
cation employee.
For some available games, eligible
employees will see as much as 50 percent in
savings compared to regular ticket prices.
Employees may contact the NFL team repre-
sentatives directly if interested in purchasing
single-game tickets or visit the Just for
Teachers website at www.fldoe.org/just-
forteachers for the necessary forms.
Jaguars representative'is Matt Ryan;
ryanm@nfl. jaguars.com; (904) 633-4670;
Dolphins, Sarah Gattusa: SGattuso@dol-
phins.com; (305) '943-6661; and the Bucca-
neers, Stephen Diss; SDiss@Buccaneers.nfl.
com; (813) 870-2700, ext. 2533.

Organized bike rides
There are organized bicycle rides in
Fernandina Beach and around Amelia Island
Thursday starting at 9 a.m. and Saturdays
starting at 8:30 a.m., weather permitting. All
rides start from Main Beach, South Fletcher
(A1A) and Atlantic avenues. Park near the
miniature golf course.
Cyclists fall abilities are welcome. The
ride will be around 30 miles with rest stops
along the way and loops back to the starting
point at around 10 miles before continuing on
the remaining 20 miles of the route. Lunch
after the ride is optional.
Bicycle helmets are mandatory as well as
a bicycle in good working condition. These
rides are led by Don Eipert in conjunction with
the North Florida Bicycle Club. Call him at
261-5160 or visit www.ameliaislandcycling.
.-com or www.nfbc.us.


Strides for Education walk/run
Take Stock in Children, a statewide non-
profit organization with a 16-year history of
breaking the cycle of poverty-by providing
scholarships, mentors and hope, will present
its inaugural "Strides For Education" 5K
WalVk .qun around mIe state to h elp raise '"i
awareness and funds for Florida's low-income
and at-risk youth who wish to pursue a col-
lege education Nov. 19.
Many Take Stock in Children's "Strides For
Education" 5K Walk/Runs will take place
across Florida to benefit local programs in
Brevard, Broward, Collier, Escambia, Franklin,
Hendry, Immokalee, Lake, Lee; Miami-Dade,
Nassau, Palm-Beach, Pinellas, Sarasota and
Sumter counties.
Take Stock in Childreh aims to have a few
thousand participants statewide as a part of
this first-ever fundraising effort, which will
raise much needed funds to provide college
scholarships for low-income students. With -
the cost of tuition rising and significant
increases of other college-related expenses,
children throughout Florida are struggling
more than ever to achieve their dreams of a
college education.
Take Stock in Children's "Strides For
Education" 5K Walk/Runs are open to all indi-
viduals, families, companies and local organi-
zations and will feature family-friendly activi-
ties, giveaways and much more. Registration
is $35 per person, with all proceeds to benefit
Take Stock in Children, which currently serves
nearly 8,000 students in grades 6-12 annually
throughout 67 counties in Florida.
Take Stock in Children is currently seeking
participants, volunteers and sponsors for this
statewide effort. As an official sponsor, you
can support Take Stock in Children and have
your company name attached to all promo-
tional materials, as well as displayed in key
locations throughout Florida. Sponsors to date
include the Helios Education Foundation,
Comcast, Berkowitz, Dick, Pollack & Brant
and Polio Tropical.
To learn how you can participate, volunteer
or sponsor the event, call (888) 322-4673 or
visit give.takestockinchildren.org.

Sports association
Nassau County Sports Association meets
at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county build-
ing, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609.

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






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Music NOTES
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16.2011
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I.- Amelia Island
Blues Festival
kicks off at 3:45
p.m. today at
Main Beach,
offering concertgoers a
chance to hear national,
regional and local talent in a
unique setting while enjoying
food, drinks, a variety of ven-
dors and the beach.
The festival runs until
10:30 p.m. tonight and
resumes at 11 a.m. Saturday,
with music through 10:30
p.m. Day passes are $15 each
and available via PayPal or
any of the ticket outlets
around the island and in
Yulee. Two-day passes are
$25. At the gate add $5 to tick-
et prices.
In preparation for the big
event, headliner Conrad
Oberg, a gifted 17-year-old
singer, guitar and piano player
from Jacksonville, rehearsed
Sept. 10 with the Fernandina
Beach High School Jazz Band
for the Blues in School per-


formance Saturday at 11:30
a.m.
Led by award-winning
Fernandina Beach High'
School band director Johnny
Robinson, the rehearsal
included the Spencer Davis
hit "Gimme Some Loving."
Oberg, who was mentored
by the late Willie "Pinetop"
Perkins, performs at many
annual blues concerts and fes-
tivals and said he was looking
forward to playing with that
"Big Band sound" behind
him.
Oberg also has been fea-
tured on CNN and in media
outlets including USA Today,
the New York Times, Rolling
Stone, Premier Guitar and
nearly 80 other international
media outlets. He has nearly
four million viewers on
YouTube and his latest major
project was composing and
performing a soundtrack for
the Nikon Corporation for the
international release of their
new high definition camera.
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Conrad Oberg, a headliner at this weekend's Amelia Island Blues Festival, practices
with the Fernandina Beach High School Jazz Band last week in preparation for the
Blues in School performance Saturday at 11:30 a.m.


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Chefs for the Local Harvest Wine event benefiting the Katie
Caplqs Foundation Sept. 25 are, from left, Dale Ford,
executive,sous chef,.Omnni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort; Michelle Sharpe, owner-of My Personal Chef;
.Jaime LeBlanc, director of dining services, Osprey Village;
and Michael Gass, chef/owner of Kelley's Courtyard Cafti.


A locally sourced Harvest Wine
Dinner will be held in the dining room
at Osprey Village on Sunday, Sept. 25 to
benefit the Katie Caples Foundation.
Executive Chef Jaime LeBlanc will
host a cocktail reception with compli-
nientary hors d' oeuvres and a cash bar.
from 5-6 p.m. Maitre d' and staff will
seat guests for dinner at 6 p.m.
The first course by Chef Michael
Gass will feature Ecargot and
Mushroom Strudel with local greens
and a Pinot Glace.,
The second course by Chef Michelle
Sharpe will feature Roasted Tomato ,
Salad with field greens tossed in a light
vinaigreii ltk wil1h fii-.sh l h.01 1J Io uililpli- o
men \ViT;li:in Hill'tF-l:ie ClhaJdonrinia "
The third course by Chef Dale Ford
will feature Cocoa Dusted Filet Mignon


The first course by Chef
Michael Gass will feature
Ecargot and Mushroom
Strudel with local greens
and a Pinot Glace.

with Pan Seared Sea Scallops paired
with a William Hill C aber net Sauvignon.
The fourth course, featuring all
chefs, will be Qhocolate Disaster.
A limited number of tickets are avail-
.: ablk. Stop.by Kelley's Courtyard Cafe
on South Third Street or coi nact
Michelle Sharpe at (904) 626-1677.
Tickets are $60 per person and all pro-


ceeds benefit the Katie Caples
Foundation, formed in memory of Katie
Kaples, a junior at Bishop Kenny High
School who became an organ and tissue
donor after not surviving the trauma of
an automobile accident in 1998,
The foundation's mission includes:
1. Creating environments and estab-
. lishing programs that will enrich middle
and high school students through schol-
arships emphasizing academic, athletic,
character and community contribution.
2. Stimulating change in organ dona-,
tion awareness and donor registration..
The foundation received the James Wolf
Caring Award at the 2011 Donate Life of
America conference, recognizirng tih
educational endeavors to bring national
awareness to organ donor registration.
Visit www.KatieRideForLife.org.


COA gala continues auction tradition


Kathleen Hardin Maurer has donated her
painting, "Season of Life," for the live auction at
the Council on Aging's 8th Annual Fall Gala cele-
brating the "Season of Life."'
The COA has partnered with the Omni Hotels
& Resorts, Amelia Island Plantation to host the
event on Oct. 9 from 6:30-10:30 p.m.
The $75 gala ticket includes wine with dinner,
dancing, entertainment, cash bar, silent auction
and live auction -with the possibility of owning
Hardin Maurer's work of art to be featured in the
live auction called by local celebrity Aaron Bean
early in the evening.
Maurer graduated with a license in nursing
and has returned to her life's interest in painting.-
She attended the prestigious Ringling School of
Art and Design in Sarasota prior to returning to


Amelia Island in 1979. She has made this special
island her home for 32 years, raising her children
here, and is excited by this opportunity to give
back by donating this work of art by her own
hand.
She shared that this painting depicts the road
of life going off to where ever one's life is going
and the importance of stopping along the way to
do what one thinks is important. "The colors are
happy and fresh, and will go with any d6cor," she
said.
Maurer wants to lead.by example with this gift
to COA. "We're all going to need this new building
and its services,", she said, "It will be used."
Hardin Maurer comes fi-om a family with a histo-
GALA Continued on 3B


"Season of
Life" by
Kathleen .
Hardin
Maurer will be
auctioned to
the highest
bidder at the
Council on
Aging's
Annual Fall
Gala Oct. 9
from 6:30-
10:30 p.m. at
the Omni
Hotels &
Resorts,
Amelia Island
Plantation.
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BBQ & BLUEGRASS
RAIN Humane Society will hold its second
annual BBQ & Bluegrass on Sept. 17 from 5-8
p.m.. hosted by Cotton-Eyed Joes. A $10 dona- ,
Lion includes barbecue dinner
with dessert, iced tea and all the
music and dancing you can
stand. Full cash bar will be
available through Cotton-
Eyed Joes. A silent auction is
scheduled to round out the A
event, and RAIN's signature
wine with the 2011. Mardi Paws winners on the
label, will be available for a donation of $20. Enjoy
the mountain music.of local banjo playingveteri-
narian Dr. Jim O'Brien and his hillbilly band of
pickers and grinners. Tickets will be sold at the
door the day of the event. To go dinners will be
available.
The event benefits the RAIN Train, which
transports animals at Nassau County Animal
services to shelters in Florida where they stand a
.better chance at adoption, food for the homeless
animals in residence at RAIN and its other out-
reach programs.

SALT CHEF AT MARKET
On Sept. 17 Chef Rick Laughlin of Salt-the Grill


at The Ritz Carlton. Amelia "
Island will hold a cooking :. -
demonstration at the
Fernandina Farmers Market.
Healthy Fish Tacos featuring
blackened mahi, grilled
sweet corn, napa cabbage
and a chimichurri sauce will _.
be prepared on site and
served between 9 a.m. and noon. Sessions will be
held at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to show step-by- -
step preparation. Recipes are available and Chef
Rick will answer questions and provide tips.
The award-winning Fernandina Farmers
Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
at Seventh and Centre streets. No pets, please.
Call 491-4872 or visit www.fernandinafarmers-
market.com.

ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER
Amelia River Cruises will host the third annual
Rollin on the River mW
cruise on Sept. 18 to for fmi
benefit Meals-on-
Wheels for Pets. Enjoy a
twilight cruise spon-
sored by Amelia River
Cruises. with entertainment by Gray Eden field
and Dan Voll. Hors d'oeuvres. desserts and wine


will be available beginning at 6 p.m. on the dock,
and will continue during the cruise, from 6:30-
8:30 p.m.. departing from the Fernandina Harbor
Marina. Rain date is Sept. 25.
Tickets are $30, plus a donation for wine. The
ferry is pet friendly. Keep your ticket stub and
redeem it for drink specials following the cruise
at Indigo Alley ($2 off your. first drink) and Cafe
Karibo (50 percent off your first drink).
Purchase tickets at www.ameliarivercruises.
com or stop at the yellow ticket booth at the foot
of Centre Street. No phone orders, please.

FALL FASHION SHOW
The Annual Fall Fashion event, bene-,
fiting the Amelia Island Book Festival,
will be held Sept. 21 at the Golf
Club of North Hampton -
Morgan's Grille. The Book Ladies
of North Hampton are the sponsors of
this event that features ladies' clothing
by Patchington Ladies Boutique.
Designer handbags and jewelry come '
from Debonair. For tickets contact Attavia
Facciolo at 225 9943 or email your reservation to
attavia@bellsouth.net. A donation of $15 per per-
son is required. Proceeds from the show will sup-
port the Kidz Zone during the February festival, a
free event scheduled on Feb. 18.











FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 10.2011 LEISURE Ncws-Leader


OUT AND ABOUT


MUSIC NOTES


SPECIAL EVENTS

The Fernandina
Beach/Peck High Class of
1971 40th Reunion Party
will be held from 7-11:30
p.m. Sept. 24 at Kelley Pest
Control, 1235 South 10th St.
Classmates from 1971 and
their spouses/dates are invit-
ed to a free event hosted by
classmates. Sign up the
www.Classmates.com page,
the Fernandina Beach/Peck
High School Class of 1971
Facebook page or call Pam
Kittrell Smith at 226-89J11 or
Mary Hyers Mercer at 415-
1881. Please share this infor-
mation with your friends.
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The Amelia Island
Museum of History invites
you to its next 3rd Friday on
3rd Street presentation at,6
p.m. today featuring marine
biologist Andrea Margiotta
discussing the natural won-
ders of our local marine
ecosystems. Salt marshes
are one of the most produc-
tive ecosystems on the planet
and they are right in our own
backyard. In the well-protect-
ed environment of the salt
marshes of Amelia, we can
find dolphins, manatees, birds
and a variety of other crea-
tures taking refuge. Margiotta
has been working with Amelia
River Cruises to bring atten-
tion and educate the commu-
nity on the rich biodiversity of
our salt marshes. Admission
is free for museum members
with a suggested donation of
$5 for nonmembers.
Contact Alex at 261-7378,
ext.102 or alexbuell@amelia-
museum.org.
* *
Join fellow car enthusi-
asts for coffee and conver-
sation on Sept. 17 from 9-11
a.m. at Starbucks, 1460
Sadler Road. For information
contact Harvey at 583-8649.
* *
The American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54, will host
its monthly steak night
Sept. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the
American Legion Post; 626
S. Third St. The public is wel-
come.
Dinner includes a steak.
cooked to order, baked pota-
4.o,, corn on the cob, salad and
a roll for a $12 donation To-
go dinners available All pro-
ceeds go to- programs spon-
sored by the American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54.
* *
The Eight Flags
Needlepoint Guild meets
the third Saturday of the
month at Scott & Sons
Jewelry, 9900 Amelia Island
Pkwy., Suite 200. The next
meeting is Sept. 17. The
group will be starting a
Bargello project. Works in
progress as well as any
recently completed projects
will be shared. All needle-
pointers welcome, whatever
your needle knowledge level.
Contact Donna at 310-6362.

Fort Clinch State Park
will commemorate the
Spanish American War with


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and 3-by3 box
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uniformed interpreters and
exhibits of the armament
and period military equip-
ment on Sept. 17 and 18.
The event will take place on
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m.
to noon. For details call 277-
7274 or visit www.floridas-
tateparks.org/fortclinch.
* *
Lois Jost will host her
annual fundraiser candle
sale for Relay for Life from
1-5 p.m. Sept. 18 at the
North Hampton Amenity
Center. Browse the Yankee
Candle fall catalog and enjoy
refreshments and appetizers,
or view the catalog online at
www.yankeecandlefundrais-
ing.com/fallCatalog.html.
Orders will arrive prior to
Thanksgiving and all pro-
ceeds go to Relay for Life of
Femandina Beach/Yulee, to
be held Nov. 5-6 at Yulee
High School. Jost is an 11 -
year breast cancer survivor.
RSVP to lois@ loisjost.comor
572-4788.

Sept. 19 is International
Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Everyone is encouraged to
use pirate-speak the entire
day. To help encourage more
participation, the Fernandina
Pirates Club is planning an
afternoon of family fun
Sept. 18 from 1-4 p.m. The
pirates will set up camp in the
pocket park on Centre Street
and the town will come alive
with a pirate scavenger hunt,
a Pirate School for the kids, a
weapons display, strolling
minstrels and more. This
event is free and open to the
public.
* *
The Sons of Confederate
Veterans will meet Sept. 19
at 7 p.m. at the Pig BBQ
Restaurant in Callahan. Jim
Shillinglaw will give a presen-
tation on the Confederate
Marines. The public is invited
to attend the historical lecture.
* *
The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will
meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at
the Community Room of
the Fernandina Beach
Police Department, 1525
Lime St. Guest speaker
Michael Toomey will present
'The Wars or Our Fathers,
United States Military Records
from the Revolutionary War to
the Present." t .
The military keeps detailed
records of everything it does
and these provide excellent
sources. Helpful record types,
including draft, induction,
medical, muster rolls, pension
and service records offer
excellent mining for genealog-
ical data. Public welcome.

Nassau County Athena
Cafe, in partnership with the
FSCJ Rosanne R. Hartwell
Women's Center, the FSCJ
Betty P. Cook Nassau Center
and the Nassau County
Public Library System, will
present Weight Loss for
Women: What Works? with
Dr. Linda Banister on Sept.
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Band rehearsals
The' Nassau C:ommrrunir'., Ebrr has
Ies umed r-ehea'c .a Thi. s i .:ij, s 1 ,
p m in the i e.:. Cen, ':r,, n .,h.:,
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Evening in December
Parent H lir.,rn music rninisrer a
Amelia Baptist Ch urch, anrnrun':e- th,
slarl of rehearsals for the 1 4ih annual
preseniaicon ,I An Evening in
December Pertormanrce-s will b:. Dc ':
and 11 at 7 p rrm Rehearsals will be hrom-
5-6 p m ai Amelia Baplisl Church start,
ing Sept 1,.
The Theme thi. year ir. The Hearit of
Chrsirnas The progiarii Aill feature the.
storine behindJ a ,arePy ci favorite
Christmas scings told through narration
and vignehtes An instrurnienial ensern-
Die of local musicians including stinings.
woodwinds brass and percussi,-n will
support Ihe choir Sinrers from Iirc.ugh-
out the area are enicruagQed to. anrnn
'he firsi rehearsal Sept 18 [c reo ew ihe
music and find oui more For iniorma-
tion cconTacI Helcon at 261 -9527 :r Allenr
Lennon at 2.e1-6799 Amelia Bapih-i
Church is located at 96.116' Bucccaneer
Trail where I intersecis with South
Flilcher Avenue and First C,-ast
Highway al Llie new roundabout
Heart benefit
On Sept 21 from 5-7 p m Culhane's
Irish Pub, 967 Allanic Blvd Atlantic
Beach will host a benefit fort tche Sepi
24 Arienican Heart Ass'o:.iation 2011
Heart Walk Fo.r a %t1 per per.i-in
donation, each guelt will irecei..e a red
AHA rubber wissllet Ihat entitles them i ..:,
one Heart-to-Heart' cckilail iwiit ,.r
without alc.:ohoi and chel's choice
appetizer samplings Eniertaiinnient piro-
vided by the John Thomas Gi:oup Iaz.z
combo leatiuring John Thomas ,on ke';,.-
board and Ernie Ealum of Feirandina
Beach on bass

Jazz Festival
2011 Amelina Island Jazz Festiial
tickets are now n on sale online lor all
shows Beginnin, Oct 2 with a free
Amelia Park concert by The iU 5 Na.vy
Big Band SE and closing C.t 9 with .-
Dixieland brunch al the Beech Street
Grill, the weeklong event will present
blues on C':T 5 at Sandy Botr':.ms with
Toots Lorraine an Oct 6 Laiin shot%
and dance with Impaclo Latino at St
Peter's Episcopal Church jazz
songstress extraordinaire 'li.:le Henmi,


Amelia Island Museum of
History conference room,
233 S. Third St. This program
is free, however reservations
are suggested by calling your
local branch library. Call the
Fernandina branch at 277-
7365.

Enjoy a "Fruits of the
Sea" lunch Sept. 24 from
noon-1 p.m. at The Florida
House Inn on South Third
Street, prepared by Chef
Susannah Sands. Speaker
Theresa Pierno is executive
vice president of the National
Park Conservation
Association. Tickets are $40
at Red Otter Outfitters or.
www.ameliaislandcoastalcon-
nections.com. This is a High
Tide Women's Weekend
event in collaboration with the
National Park Conservation
Association.
* *
A "Girls Gotta Have Fun"
river cruise with Amelia
River Cruises will be held
Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. with wine,
nibbles and guitar music by
Early McCall. Tickets are $40
at Red Otter Outfitters or
www.ameliaislandcoastalcon-
nections.com. This is a High
Tide Women's Weekend
event.
* *
The Local Authors
Market Place is Sept. 24
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center.
Over 48 authors will be on
hand from Amelia Island,
southern Georgia,
Jacksonville and St.
Augustine offering mystery,
history, romance, art and chil-
dren's books and more, .
Workshops include "How to
Get Published in Today's
Market" by Bill Reynolds of
High Pitched Hum Publishing,
"Ten Mistakes Authors Make"
by Emily Carmain of
Noteworthy Editing and
"Getting Started" (writing) by
author Cara Curtin.
Admission, children's activities
and workshops are free. The
event benefits the nonprofit
Family Resource Center of
Nassau County, which will be
on hand to explain its mission.
Sponsor, Sonny's Real Pit
Bar-B-Q, will have food and
refreshments for sale. Visit
www.localauthorsmarket-
place.net or call Maggie de
Vries at Books Plus, 261-
0303.

The 52nd Annual
Morocco Shrine Circus will
be held Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.,
3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sept.
25 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7


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Amelia Island Coffee
Arr-ieia island iCottee 207 Cenire
*i r,,O,.S-t a music circle on Saturdays
Ii .r ,) -1 0 lp n'i featuring great lucal
iiuiicianS Admission is tree and all are
.'el:rrie Come enlcy dessert coffee
and rnusic
Amelia River Cruises
Amelia Ri'.'er Cruises 'Adult BYOB"
Twilight Tours are held trom 7-9 p m
nm-sit nights Tickets are $29 per person
3at Nort:h Frori SI Fernandina Beach,
or :aill 261-9972 or bcO.k online at
WWw.' ameliarivercruises com. Terry
Srmith t-night. Sean McCarthy Sept. 17;
L.'riv LeMler Sept 23, and Dan Voll
Sepi 24
Caf Karibo
Cate Karnbc. 2 N Third St live
mu.i.: Friday and Saturday from 6-9
p m on the patio outside, live music
Si.indas outside from 5-8 p m Call
277-5'26 Visil www catekaribo corn

Dog Star Tavern
Dog Slar Tavern, 10 N Second S ,
live music. Visit Dog Star on Facebook
Call 277-8010L

Green Turtle
The Gieen Turtle 14 S Third St ,
live rnuic Call 321-2324

The Hammerhead
The Hammeihead, 2045 South
Flercher Ave karaoke on Sunday
rightss wiih Daddy 0' DJ Follow The
Hanmrnerhead ,ion Facebook at
Hammerlheadbar Islandbbq

Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each
Thursday nighi at The Ritz-Carlton.
Ainei.a Island

Indigo Alley
Indigo Alley. 316 Centre St, Gabe's
Jazz J.amn the filT Tuesday of every
month, other three Tuesdays. Acoustic
in Ihe Round ,at 7 p m second and third
Wednesday at 7 p m. Indigo Film
Club. open mn'ke nighl Thursdays at
7 30 p nm live music Fridays and
Satuiday,s at 3 p m Call 261-7222
SaKelley 's
Larry & The Backtracks perform one
Thursday a month at Kelley's Courtyard


p.m. at the University of-.
North Florida Arena, 4567
St. Johns Bluff Road South,
Jacksonville. Tickets are $15
for general seating and avail-
able at Morocco Shrine
Center,'3800 St. Johns Bluff
Road, or from any Shriner. A
special performance for the
disabled will be held Sept. 24
at 10 a.m., with free admis-
sion. For tickets or information
call (904) 642-5200, ext. 37.

The Amelia Island.
Museum of History invites
you to September's Bonus
Brown Bag Lunch Lecture
on Sept. 28 at noon. Diane
Boucher, a PhD candidate at
Clarke University in
Massachusetts, is in Florida
doing research on her disser-
tation on the 2nd Spanish
Period of Florida and will dis-
cuss the complex trade rela-
tions that Fernandina had dur-
ing this turbulent time and
how its role as a deepwater
port influenced our area's cul-
ture and influence.. This pro-
gram is free and open to the
public.Contact Alex at 261 -
7378, ext. 102.
* *
The American Business
Women's Association, Eight
Flags Charter Chapter will
meet Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at
the Fernandina Beach Golf
Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road.
Guest speaker Leigh
Forrester is co-founder of
Career Frontiers of Northeast
Florida, Inc., a post-secondary
vocational training program
for young adults ages 18-35
with intellectual disabilities.
The program builds job skills
through a small business,
Bark 'N Howl Bakery,
which provides training in
kitchen safety, baking, inven-
tory control, packaging,
Internet orders, customer
service, shipping and
marketing.
.To RSVP email Esther
Schindler at epschindler@ live.
com by Sept 23. The buffet-
style dinner is $15, check or
cash at the door
*
A Fair Trade Market,
sponsored by the First
Presbyterian Women of
Fernandina Beach, is com-
ing once again to The
Anchor at the corner of
Sixth and Centre streets on
Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
with handmade gifts including
baskets, pottery, jewelry,
Christmas items, scarves,
metalcraft and coffee.
Vendors represented are:
SERV (international mis-
sions), Justo Coffee (Mexico),
Bead for Life (Uganda),


Creations of Hope (Haiti),
R.ahab's Rope (India) with
items made by women res-
cued from the slave market in
that country and given a new
life, and Mayan Works
(Central America). Proceeds
go directly to the women who
created the handicrafts and
represent the year's overseas
mission,

Cats Angels,-Inc. SPCA
will hold their fourth annual
"Rescue Me" Fundraiser
Oct. 16 from 5-8 p.m. at
Kelley's Warehouse, 1235
South 10th St. in
Fernandina Beach.
Barbecue dinner with a
glass of, wine or beer (also
vegetarian selection), silent
auction and music by The
Macys. Tickets are $20 and
are on sale at Cats Angels,
709 S. Eighth St, Fernandina
Beach.
Cats Angels is a non-profit
501 (c)3 charity organization
and receives no government
funding. All support comes
from fundraising, grants and
donations. Since June 2001
Cats Angels has helped
11,200 animals with
spay/neuter and over 5,000
have been adopted. Visit
www.catsangels.com.

THEATRE

Amelia Community
Theatre will auditions for
the family classic, "A
Christmas Story," at 2 p.m.
Sept: 17 and 3 p.m. Sept. 18
in the Studio Theatre. Two
men, two women, five boys
and two girls are needed plus
four children for group
scenes.
Visit www.ameliacommuni-
tytheatre.org. Performances
will be Dec. 1,-3, 8-11, 15-17.
For information or a perusal
script call 261-6749.
* *
Amelia Community
Theatre, 207 Cedar St.,
presents "The Seven Year.
Itch," directed by Linda
McClane, at 8 p.m. Sept. 29
and 30 and Oct. 1, 6, 7, 8,
13,14 and 15. There will be
a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 9.
* This Broadway comedy by
George Axelrod coined a new
phrase when a faithful man
begins to question his'seven-
year marriage. It later became
a movie with Marilyn Monroe.
Tickets are $20 for adults and
$10 for students (includes col-
lege). Season tickets are
$100 for. six plays of your
choice or $85 for five plays.
Tickets are sold at www.ameli-
acommunitytheatre.org or call
the box office at 261-6749.


Cale 19 S Third Sr Upcoming
dales are Oci 6 and Nov 2 Call
432-8213.

O'Kanes
C, Kane s Irish Pub and Eatery
318 Cenrie St free trivia each
Monday at 7 30 p m. wine tasting the
third Tuesday at 6 30 p m with 10
wines tor $10 along with cheese
and crackers and live entertainment,
darts every Tuesday al 7 30 p m
Dan Voll Tuesdays from 7 30-11 30
p m the Turner London Band
Thursday from 8 30 p m -midnight and
Friday and Saturday from e 30 p m -
12-?0uam Call 261-1.00 Visit
www okanes comn
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon. 117 Centre St,
Monday nights reggae with Pili Pill and
Chillakaya One Tuesdays Buck Smith
Project, Wednesdays Wes Cobb:
Thursday Hupp & Rob in the Palace &
DJ Buca in Sherfield's Fridays and
Saturday regional bands and DJ
Anonymous at Sheffield's Call Bill
Childeis at 491-3332 or e-mail
bill i@ Ihepalacesa loon corn

Picante
Picanie Grill Rotissene and Bar,
464073 SR 200. Suite 2. Yulee, has live
music every first and last Saturday of
the rnonh from 7-10 pm Call 310-
'221 Visit www picantenassau.com
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach 2910
Atlantic Ave live entertainment every
night Call 310-6904 Visit
www SandyBottomsAmelia corn

Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S.
Fletcher Ave., The Macy's in the lounge
from 6-10 p m. tonight and Sept 17;
shaggin' in the lounge Sundays from 4-
7 p m.; Pill Pili in the tliki bar
Wednesday from 5:30-9:30 p.m live
music in the bar all weekend Call
277-6652
Visit www.slidersseaside.com Join
Sliders on Facebook and Twitter.

TheSurf
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199
South Fletcher Ave Andy Haney
tonight: "Cher" Sept 17. Andy
Haney Sept 19, Reggie Lee Sept 20.
DJ Roc Sepl. 21, Richard Stratton Sept
22, and Pam Affronti Sept. 23 Music is
5-9 pi m Monday through Thursday and
6-10 p m Friday and Saturday. Call
261-5711


The box office is open every.
Thursday, Friday and '
Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The 31st season opens
with a chance to win a two-
night stay at Elizabeth Pointe
Lodge. Proceeds will go
toward the purchase of a new
sound system for the theater.
Look for the table in the lobby
at all performances.
* *
Amelia Community
Theatre Guild presents the
fourth annual Ladies Night
Out on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at
the theater, 207 Cedar St.
This popular program is pre-
sented by women for women
only. Entertainment will
include musical theater
singers under the direction of
Jill Dillingham, a one-act com-
edy, "Ladies of the Mop," The
Timesteppers senior women
tap dancing group, and a
demonstration of the "Dance
Trance" fitness program.
Refreshments will be served
following the show.
Tickets are $15 and
include a glass of wine.
Tickets may be purchased at
the box office by calling 261-
6749 or online at www.amelia-
communitytheatre.org.

MUSEUMS

Join the Amelia Island
Museum of History
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. to
tour four of the town's most
popular, notorious or other-
wise historic pubs and
bars.
One ticket will get you one
drink at each establishment
and an earful of colorful tales
about the places you visit.
Tickets are $25 per person
(must be 21, must show ID);
tour begins at the train depot
downtown. Reservations
required.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext.105 or Thea@ameliamu-
seum.org.
* *
Guests on the ghost tour
will learn Amelia Island
ghost stories as they tiptoe
through dark streets and
walk in the footsteps of a
bygone era as the past
comes alive through the skill-
ful storytelling of your guide.
The tour begins at 6 p.m.
every Friday. Meet your guide
in the cemetery behind St.
Peter's Episcopal Church,
801 Atlantic Ave.
Tickets may be purchased
at the Amelia Island Museum
of History for $10/adults and
$5/students. Contact Thea at
261-7378, ext. 105 or
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16,2011 LEISURE News-Leader


Waterwheel moves
Waterwheel Gallery and
Fine Framing is now located
in Pelican Palms Centre at
819 S. Eighth St. Hours are 10
a.m. 5 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and 11a.m.-4
p.m. on Saturday. The gallery
features the works of such
-irtists as Von Genk, Tassey,
de Florio, Marlene, Durden,
Meharg, Harden and many
more.
The gallery plans to
'xpand into the neighboring
space at 817 S. Eighth St. and
:reate an artist village. Artists
interested in subletting a
space may call 261-2535,
emailwaterwheelart@gmail.c
om or come by and see the
space at 819 S. Eighth St.
Michael Smith is gallery
director. Visit www.water-
wheelgallery.com.
Calling all artists
The theme for the next
,.obby Art Show in conjunc-
ion with the Amelia
Community Theatre's produc-
:ion of "The Seven Year Itch"
,s "Fantasies and
Daydreams." The submission
deadline is Sept. 18 and works
vill be on display in the the-
iter lobby during the run of
the show, Sept. 29-Oct. 15. All
art must be original andk
wired to hang. Submit digital
(jpg files) of up to seven
images to: mhx2@comcast.
net or lizdion@lizdion.com.
Please list the size and medi-
_im. Selected artists will be
notified of delivery and pick-
ip dates. ACT is located at
207 Cedar St. qall 261-6749.
Orientation
An informative orientation
program for all new members
who have joined the Island
Art Association since July,.
anyone wanting updated
informationn about Island Art
or people just interested in
meeting the new folks, will be
held in the Education Center,
18 N. Second St., Sept. 27
7rom 5-6 p.m., followed by a
brief "meet and greet" social.
Information about the associ-
ation, its projects, programs
and committees will be pre-
sented by volunteer mem-
bers, including the president,
gallery director and several
committee chairs. Each new
member will receive a hand-
paihted ,. Goi Have Art!','
canvas welcome bag. Please
RSVP or call Ann Kemp at
491-0638 for information, or
email her at
nassaulakes@comcast.net.
Ongoing classes
Artist Georganna Mullis
holds Wednesday drop in
classes and Gretchen
Williams hosts a Thursday's
painters group at the Island
Art Association, 18 N. Second
St. For information visit
www.islandart.org orcall 261-
7020.
Paper decorations
Instructor Eliza Holliday
will host a Paste, Paper & Ink
Pour Decorations workshop
in paper decorations based on
paste paper techniques, but
including ink wash and ink
pour, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fee is $75 and includes all
materials and tools.
Use these papers for your
future artist book projects.
Both sides of paper are deco-
rated. Holliday has taught cal-
ligraphy and book arts for cal- '
ligraphy groups, private
:etreats; community colleges
and librarian and school-
teacher organizations
throughout the southeast.
She has been exhibited wide-
ly, appears in many publica-
tions on calligraphic art, is co-
author of several instructional
manuals and has designed
logos for many small busi-
aesses. Contact Holliday at
556-2517; 277-4834 or email
11, '_'' ,- l l.,. I I .-.. 1
PillowTalk'
"Pillow Talk," a basic
sewing class by instructor
Christy Woods, will be held
Monday from 6-9 p.m. Sept.
19 and 26 and Oct. 3, 10 and
24 at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second St.
Fee is $50 per student.
This is a basic sewing
class in which students will
bring their own sewing
machines and materials and
learn to make pillows. Woods


has a bachelor's degree from
FSU in interiors and textiles.
She taught home economics
in dAdult education and city
extension services and has a
local custom drapery/slipcov-
er business, Creative
Distinctions. She is a member
of the Island Art Association.
Contact Woods at 583-2012 or
einail christywoods@earth-
link.net. Material require-
ments will be furnished upon
enrollment. Woods is offering
this course out of a conviction


that in the current economic
climate, with home econom-
ics no longer being taught in
public schools, there are
many who want to learn to
"do it themselves." Limited to
10 students.
Painting workshop
Kathleen Maurer will
begin a Basic Acrylic Painting
workshop on Sept. 23 from 2-
4:30 p.m. This class includes
instruction on the use of
acrylic paints, color and com-
position. All levels. Call 261-
8276 for information.
Monoprinting
A "Monoprinting Using a
Gelatin Plate on Fabric
and/or Paper" class led by
Diane Hamburg will be held
Sept. 30 from 9 a.m.-noon at
the Island Art Association, 18
N. Second St. Fee is $40.
Using the flexible gelatin
plate, the "student" will roll
out a thin coat of paint, add
anything flat, lay down the
fabric and smooth the fabric
down firmly. Fun and relative-
ly easy. Plus, a few more
intriguing mark making tech-
niques will round out the
class. All supplies included
except for the fabric/paper
(paper can be used) different
paints required but will be
supplied as well as fabric
paints. Idea for fabrics: pale
colored napkins, bandanas,
old sheets or linen. Bring an
apron. Pre-payment required.
Email dianehamburg@com-
cast.net or call 261-9229.
Workshops
Elizabeth St. Hillaire
Nelson is back for the third
year for her "Painting with
Paper" workshop, sponsored
by the Amelia Island Artist
Workshop, Oct. 7-9 at Amelia
Hotel at the Beach. Visit
www.ameliaislandartistswork-
shop.com or call 491-8040.
Ken Austin's workshop,
"Make Your Watercolors
Come To Life And More!"
will be held Oct. 16-18 at
Amelia Hotel at the Beach.
Bayou Belle
Join the Bayou Belle and
her critter friends from the
mind and world of Jose
Garcia the evenings of Oct. 7-
8 at the Seventh Street
Gallery, 14 S. Seventh Street,
from 5-7 p.m. Meet Jose and
friiends,who are in town for,
the Serengeti Wedding, and
other swimming friends of
Jose's from his Ladies Who
Live in My Pond, and beyond.
If you need directions, call
432-8330.
Juried show
The Florida Museum for
Women Artists, 100 North
Woodland Blvd., Deland, is
hosting the Second Annual
Juried Exhibition until Oct.
23.
Included are two artists
from Fernandina Beach,
Candace Fasano (oil on can-
vas, above) and Ann Kemp
(photography, left).
The exhibition features 52
women artists chosen by a
select group of judges promi-
nent in the art community.
Works include an array of
materials and styles, includ-
ing oil, acrylic and watercolor
paintings, photography, clay
and wood sculptures, and
more.
The Juried Exhibition
serves to celebrate women in
the arts, the Florida commu-
nity in particular. For informa-
tion visit www.floridamuseum-
forwomenartists.org or call
(386) 873-2976.
Nature printing
A Nature Printing Using
Leaves and Feathers on
Fabric/Paper with Diane
Hamburg will be held Oct. 31
from 9 a.m.-noon at the Island
Art Association, 18 N. Second
St. Fee is $40.
Create beauty using some
of what nature has to offer.
The artist (in training or
experienced) will apply paint
using a soft brayer to the
plant specimens and feathers
and press the painted itemi
onto fabric or paper. Student
must bring: fabric (pale col-
ored preferred), washed and
dried without softener T-
shirts, old sheets, napkins,
bandanas; assortment of
papers if you want to print on
papers only; and an apron.
Students may collect fresh


plant specimens (flatten in a
book). Optional: an old towel
and old iil1,-..'-,i.. will make a
printing board. Pre-payment
required. Email dianeham-
burg@comcast.net or call 261-
9229.


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ART WORKS


GALA Continued from 1B
ry of volunteerism. She
proudly mentioned that her
mother, Audrey Stone, won
the Elsie Harper Volunteer
Award this year. Hardin
Maurer is a member of the
Miniature Art Society of
Florida and the Island Art
Association, where she has
served as gallery director
and board member, among
other positions. 'She often
travels to France (and has
a second home there)
where she has received
instruction at the Associa-
tion des Beaux-Art de
Cannes and is currently
teaching acrylic painting.
The COA is grateful for
her exquisite contribution
to the 2011 gala. Beginning
in 2008 with Milt Shirley,
the COA gala featured a
local artist whose art
embodied the theme of the
event. Georganna Mullis'
work was featured in 2009;
and Sandra Baker-Hinton's
painting featured in 2010.


BLUES Continued from 1B
With Oberg's talent and
an amazing job by Robin-
son preparing the Jazz
Band students in only a few
weeks, they will be one of
many acts not to miss at
the inaugural 2011 Amelia
Island Blues Festival, said
festival committee presi-
dent Jeff Malone.
The David Gerald Band
from Detroit, Mich., Willie
"Big Eyes" Smith of
Arkansas, Karl W. Davis
and Friends, The Peck
Ensemble, Beech Street
Blues Band and Julia
Savage of Fernandina,
David Gerald of Detroit,
The Shufflejunkies of
Atlanta, Beth McKee of
New Orleans, Gainesville's
6th St. Rhythm & Blues
Review and South Florida's
Albert Castiglia, whose lat-
est album "Keepin' On" hit
number one on the Root's


The gala is sponsored
by The Jane Adams House,
Assisted Living Commu-
nity; Janet Carver, Esq.,
Elder Attorney-at-Law;
First Coast Community
Bank; Heekin Orthopedic
Specialists; Edward Jones,
Pam Brown, Financial
Advisor; Hoyt House, a
Luxury Inn, Deborah Gold,'
Innkeeper; Omni Hotels &
Resorts, Amelia Island
Plantation; and The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island.
The Council on Aging is
a 501-c-3 non-profit agency
that serves Nassau County
seniors in five categories
including Meals on
Wheels, COA Transporta-
tion, In-Home Care and
Adult Day Health Care,
while operating two senior
recreation centers. It is par-
tially funded by govern-
ment grants and donations
from private individuals..
For information visit
www.coanassau.com.


Jamie Farr to star



in Alhambra play


Blues Chart, and other
national talent will round
out the lineup.
All proceeds from the
Amelia Island Blues
Festival will benefit the
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau Auxiliary as active
partners. For information,
and tickets, visit www.
ameliaislandbluesfest.com.
No coolers or outside
food or drink will be
allowed inside the festival
area. Bring a comfortable
chair and mark it with your
name or other identifier.
Umbrellas and personal
tents will be allowed only
in the "umbrella zone."
Chairs and bags may be
unloaded at the designated
zone near the main
entrance before parking
your vehicle, or take the
trolley from park and ride
locations for a fee of $10.


In June 2010 it was
M*A*S*H star Loretta Swit
marking the return of a big
name star to the Alhambra's
stage. In July that tradition
continued with Barry
Williams of Brady Bunch
fame in "The Odd Couple."
.And in two weeks another
star will take the Alhambra's
stage as M*A*S*H alumnae,
Jamie Farr, who played
Corporal (later Sergeant)
Maxwell Klinger in televi-
sion's longest running come-
dy makes
0- his
Jacksonville
debut.
Farr will
star in The
Alhambra's
production
of the Tony
Award win-
Farr ning
Broadway
farce, "Lend
Me a Tenor."
"I have talked to Jamie sev-
eral times over the past few
weeks," said Craig Smith,
managing partner of the
Alhambra Theatre & Dining.
"He is as excited to be here as
we are to have him. Jamie
brings nostalgic flair to the
stage, and at the same time
offers contemporary appeal."
Farr played the same role at
Kansas City's New Theatre
Restaurant in the spring and
just wrapped up a show in
Toronto where he starred in
"Tuesdays with Morrie."
Set in 1934, "Lend me a
Tenor" revolves around
renowned tenor Tito Merelli,
who is scheduled to appear in
"Otello" as a fundraiser.
Unfortunately, even before
the star leaves his hotel room,
everything begins to unravel.
Chaos ensues when Merelli's
wife, who has mistaken an


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107 Centre Street
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113 Centre Street
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Red Otter
90 Amelia Village Circle
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Days Inn Hotel and Suites at the Beach
2707 Sadler Road
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904 277-2300
Retail Therapy
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He is as excited to be
here as we are to
have him. Jamie
brings nostalgic flair
to the stage, and at
the same time offers
contemporary
appeal.'
CRAIG SMITH,
MANAGING PARTNER OF
THE ALHAMBRA
THEATRE & DINING


autograph-seeker hidden in
his closet for a secret lover,
leaves him a "Dear John" let-
ter. "Lend me a Tenor" is a
chain-reaction of mistaken
identity, plot twists, double
entendres, innuendoes and
constant entrances and exits
through many doors. A sensa-
tion on Broadway and in
London's West End, "Lend
Me a Tenor" was nominated
for eight Tony Awards and
won one.
"Lend me a Tenor" opens
Sept. 21. Show times are 8
p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and the buffet starts at 6:30
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 starts at
12:15 p.m. Group sales are
available. Tickets start at $42
for adults and $35 for chil-
dren.
Ticket price includes din-
ner, show and parking. Call
the box office at (904) 641-
1212 or visit online at
www.alhambrajax.com.


















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201 Help Wanted
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR/
DISTRICT AIDE Full time position
with Florida House of Representatives
in local Femandina Beach district
office. Responsible for maintaining
media relationships, maintaining mail/,
email database lists, and coordinating
all official communications. Perform
various admin. & office management
duties: maintain office calendars,
arrange appointments & travel plans;
prepare travel requests & reimburse-
ment vouchers; receive/screen all
incoming calls & visitors; receive, read,
distribute & handle incoming mail;
compose & prepare routine reports;
maintain office files; manage the
district office expense accounts and
prepare related reports. Must have
strong communication skills with
especially strong writing ability. Must
be highly proficient with MS Word,
Excel and Outlook as well as web
based newsletter and social media
applications. Salary $26,460 annually
with excellent employee benefits.
Send resume by Sept. 16 to Larry
Williams, 905 S. 8th St., Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034 or to
La rry.Williams aomvfloridahouse.pov.
No phone calls please. .
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTER -
seeking full-time Victim Advocate for
24-hour residential facility. Must be
organized, manage multiple priorities
with limited supervision, willing to work
rotating shifts, including nights and
weekends. Email resume with cover
letter including salary requirement and
three professional 'references to:
send resu me95(lvahoo.com.
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$1000 sign-on for exp'd CO's & $1500
incentives for 0/0's. Driver Academy
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204 Work Wanted
HOUSE CLEANERS Two cleaners for
one price. References. Low rates.
Retired nurse available for sitter job for
elderly. Call (904)624-5624.
MALE CNA Compassionate caregiver
available for FT & PT assignment. Exp.
in Alzheimer's & Hospice care. (904)
554-8937
COMPASSIONATE CAREGIVER -
with excellent references & medical
background will come into your home
to assist you with day to day activities
from running errands to assisting with
your medical needs. 24 hour care
available. Call Wendy (904)557-5542.


206 Child Care
LICENSED HOME DAYCARE has 1
opening. Learn VPK skills by 2-1/2.
$100 weekly. Call (904)277-1848 to
schedule an interview.

STATE LICENSED DAYCARE HOME -
on island has opening for infants &
toddlers. Weekly fee $100. Many
references. Call for interview.
(904)321-7756

207 Business
Opportunities

CAFE 4 SALE Small easy to run
operation, owner will train & finance for
right buyer. Call Phil @ Amelia Coastal
Realty 904-261-2770.




301 Schools &


ALLIED HEALTH Career Training
Attend college 100% online. Job place-
ment assistance. Computer available.
Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV
certified. www.CenturaOnline.com or
call (800)481-9409. ANF
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for
high paying. Aviation Maintenance
Career. FAA approved program.
Financial aid if qualified Housing
available. Call Aviation Institute of
Maintenance (866)314-3769. ANF
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from
home. Medical, business, paralegal,
accounting, criminal justice. Job place-
ment assistance. Computer available.
Financial aid if qualified. Call (888)203-
3179, www.CenturaOnline.com. ANF

305 Tutoring
AFTER SCHOOL & HOME SCHOOL
TUTORING Many options available.
Flexible schedule. Exp'd home-school
parent and tutor. (904)310-6126 OR
virtualhomeschoolcoach@aomail.com
NYS TEACHER will tutor Pre-Alge-
bra, Algebra I, GED & ASVAB. I have a
proven record of success & excellent
ref's: $30/hr. Anne (904)491-0313.




404 Money To Loan
$$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!
- As seen on TV. Injury lawsuit
dragging? Need CI-,'-rtT, -I ,nn,
within 48 hrs? 1bw '-.: *- :. : ,
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501 Equipment
SAWMILLS from only $3997. Make
Money & Save Money w/your own band
mill. Cut lumber any dimension. In.
stock; ready to ship. Free Info & DVD.
www. NorwoodSawmills.com/300N
(800)578-1363 ext. 300N. ANF


Name: Coco

Black Dachshlund-9 months old

Last seen in the wooded area
. around Target.

Thank you to everyone
who helped bring her
home safely.


503 Pets/Supplies
SIAMESE MIX KITTENS free to
good home. Also, REWARD for return
of red male chow, goes by "Chang".
Needs medication. Call (904)225-9940.





601 Garage Sales
NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE -
Cashenwood off Bonnview, 5-Points.
Several families. Sat. 9/17, 8:30am-
2pm.


SACRIFICE MOVE Elegant furnish-
ings. 1391 Mission San Carlos,
Plantation Pt. Mahogany din rm w/10
chairs, pads, leaves, lighted china
cabinet. Iron corner shelf, bar stools,
wicker, king- bedroom w/lg pine
armoire, round kitchen table, & more.
Thurs. 9/15, 6-8pm, Fri. 9/16 & Sat.
9/17, 9am-3pm.


NASSAU LAKES 96195 Parliament
Dr. Fri. & Sat., 8am-? Glass display
case, wood shelves, books, antique oak
dresser w/oval mirror, Coca Cola table,
antique drop leaf walnut table,
Bentwood rocker, Fenton glass,
collectibles, baby items.

BACKYARD SALE 115 Citrona Dr.
Sat. 9/17, 8am-12 noon. Books &
DVD's for all ages, 7 cu. ft. chest
freezer $30, and-much more.

YARD SALE Sat. 9/17, 8am-11am.
412 North 3rd St. Everything must go.
Side-by-side refrigerator, washer &
dryer, blue sofa bed, porch swing,
household items.

GARAGE SALE 474361 State Road
,200, in front of First Coast Paint and
Body. Sat. 9/17, 8am-Spm. Large
variety of stuff. Furniture, clothes,
toys, sporting goods, horse tack, Star
Wars collectibles, household items,
and much more.

COMMUNITY YARD SALE
Islesworth Subdivision off 14th St. Sat.
9/17, 8am-2pm. Toys, fishing equip.,
antiques, household goods, & much
more.


MOVING SALE Decorative artist &
craft supplies, furniture, dressers, &
r.:.r. -, Amelia Rd. Sat. 9/17;
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1502 BEECH ST. GARAGE SALE -
Sat., 8am-lpm. Lots for the house,,
49cc Scooter w/trailer, slot machine,
and more.

BOYS CLOTHING SALE this Sat.
9/17, from 7am-10am. All boys clothes
& shoes sizes infant thru 10 yrs old.
Nothing more than $5. Every Item is
either new or used but stain free. 1796
Hammock Dr. No early birds please.


601 Garage Sales

ESTATE SALE Antique oriental 6-
panel double sided screen, Victorian
chairs & chaise, ant. wicker settee,
table, chaise & rocker, Waterford
clock, 4-panel wood screen,
Victorian tables, (4) ant. bamboo
side chairs, original artwork,
Annalee carousel, books, ant. duck
decoys, coffee & lamp tables,
oriental porcelain, mirrors, lamps,
patio set (metal w/glass), ant. grain
bin, (2) twin headboard sets, ant.
day bed, ant. silverplate, Lenox bird
plates, ant. blanket chest & Rope
bed, Baccarat, Tiffany & Durand
crystal, ant. mahogany chest of
drawers, assorted chairs, ant.
Spanish bench & cabinet, golf clubs,
piano bench, pottery, WW II Life
mag., some linens, much more.
Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sept. 15, 16 & 17,
8am-3pm. 97149 Woodstork Ln.
(Marsh Lakes). Follow the red &
white signs. Please respect
neighbor's lawns & driveways. Sign
in at door.


YULEE HEAT ALLSTAR CHEER-
LEADERS having a Huge Yard Sale -
Lots of clothes, shoes, purses,
houseware items, Christmas decor-
ations, & much more! Sat., 9am-lpm
at the end of Macaw Rd. off of Cardinal
St. in Yulee. Follow the signs!


2106 JEKYLL CT. across from YMCA.
Sat. 9/17, 8am-? Harley leather
jacket, Pack-N-Play, fishing cart,
hunting stuff, baby stuff, clothing,
highchair, CC boat & motor (skiff).


9/17, 8AM No early birds. Lg. pine
comp. desk, table & TV armoire,
stainless kitchen work table, bamboo
rug, other furn., quality teen & sm
sized women's clothes, sports cards,
Delta Chop Saw saw, BD 18v 4 pc
drill/tool set, electrical switches etc.,
outdoor lights, misc stuff & household
decor. Come out & see. 30435 Forest
Parke Dr., Flora Parke off AIA. Follow
signs.


GARAGE SALE 15 Jasmine Place.
Sat. 9/17, 8am-?


YARD SALE After 40 yrs of
collecting, we've got \tools, books,
whatnots, costume jewelry, more tools,
toys, boat, car, & many household
items. Thurs. 9/15 & Fri. 9/16,
8:30am-3pm. 2.5 miles down
Blackrock to Brighton PI. Proceeds
.from the sale will benefit Special
Olympics for Nassau County.



603 Miscellaneous
FOR SALE 80 gallon electric water
heater, $150. Misc. bathtubs &
whirlpool tubs, best offer. (904)753-
2178


CAST NETS FOR SALE Taped nets
for shrimping, or nets without tape.
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1611 Home Furnishings]
FOR SALE Broyhill dining room table
w/6 chairs & china hutch, $475. Sofa
table, $50. (2) Bookshelves, $35/each.
Call (904)225-5598.

NEW YORK BABY GRAND PIANO &
bench, beautiful mahogany, $2400.
Large dining room glass table & six
Thomasville chairs, silk seats, elegant!
$1450. Call (904)277-7695.


612 Musical InstrumentsI
SALE Takamine A/E, Ibanez 12 String
A/E, Fender Telecaster, Crate Amp 15.
Call (904)468-0010.


613 Television
Radio-Stereo
DIRECTV Summer Special 1 yr free
Showtime. 3 mos free HBO/Starz/
Cinemax. NFL Sunday Ticket free -
Choice Ultimate/Premier. Pkgs from
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701 Boats & Trailers
12' JON BOAT with brand new
galvanized trailer. Trailer never been in
water. $475. Call (904)753-2178.


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802 Mobile Homes
(3) INVESTMENT PROPERTIES -
$250,000. For more details call (478)
363-1066.
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
(904)583-4459

804 Amelia Island Homes
HOMES AND CONDOS from Amelia
Island to St. Augustine. Contact Lexie
England, Realtor at Keller Williams
Realty Atlantic Partners @ (904)885-
2446. Visit: lexieengland.kwrealty.com

805 Beaches
2BR/2BA VILLA Top floor & end
unit. Best view in complex closest to
beach. Fully furnished. $329K ($20K
rebated to buyer). (904)234-8986.
OCEANFRONT PROPERTY
Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.

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

** LOCATION, LOCATION **
Live on the lake & bq only 5
minutes from the ocean. Go to:
www.oceanridgeonamelia.com

808 Off Island/Yulee
FOR SALE 94093 Duck Lake Dr.
PRICE REDUCED. $56,900. 3BR/2BA
1998 DW, LR w/FP, DR, CH&A. Possible
owner financing. Cindy Blinson, First
Coast Realty, Inc. (904)879-1008. See
at: firstcoastrealty.org

S809 Lots
MARSH FRONT LOT with tidal creek.
Approximately 3/4 acre. $49K or owner
financing with $500 down & $279/mo.
Call (904)234-8986.


I 17 Other Areas
BANK FORECLOSED LAND LIQUID-
ATION from $9,900. Blue Ridge
Mountains, paved roads, utilities,
county water, panoramic views,
excellent financing. Sale 9/24. Call now
(888) 757-6867 ext. 214. ANF
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from. Creeks, pond sites, wooded,
clear cut, etc. Visit our website:
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HOUSE TRAILER FOR RENT 1448 I
East Oak St. 3BR/1BA, Fernandina
Bch., behind Star Bucks Coffee.
$600/mo. (904)753-7963
2BR/1BA CLEAN MOBILE HOME -
on private property in Yulee. $625/mo.
+ $500 sec. dep. Call (904)239-9559.
VERY NICE 2BR/1BA SW $600/
mo. Water included. Small pets OK.
Yulee. Remodeled 3BR/2BA, $725/mo.
Small pets OK. (904)501-5999
2BR/1BA SWMH in Blackrock area.
Service animals only. Recently
remodeled. $700/mo. + $700 deposit.
(904) 583-5969
3BR/2BA on 25 acre tidal water, re-
plete w/wildlife, also fresh water pond,
fenced & gated, w/security system.
Furnished or. unfum. New appliances.
$1595/mo. + dep. Will negotiate price
w/long term lease. (904)583-6672
3BR/2BA on fenced 1/2 acre in
Nassauville. New A/C. Real clean. Pets
okay. $925/mo. + $925 security dep.
Call (904)556-6341.
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiFi included. (904)225-
5577.
95114 GENTRY LN. Nassauville,
3BR/2BA, porches, water conditioner. S
$950/mo. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
(904)277-0006


SWMH 2BR/2BA, private lot in Yulee.
By appt only. $650/mo. + $600 dep.
Tenant responsible for utilities and
lawn maint. Personal and credit refer-
ences required. Must verify $22,000
annual income, rental and employment
history. One yr lease req. Service
animals only. Call (904)277-2086.
HOUSE TRAILER FOR RENT 1448
East Oak St. 3BR/1BA, Fernandina
Bch., behind Star Bucks Coffee.
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nished ready for you to begin Florida lifestyle. Stainless steel appliances, 4BR/3BA Three Master Baths, dining in living/great room, closet pantry, car-
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*403 Tarpon Avenue #322 & 423(Ocean Park Condominiums) 1432 s.f.- 97493 Cutlass Way (Pirates Woods Subdivision) 2460 s.f. 3BR/2BA Two.
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double sinks, dininginliving/greatroom, closetpantry,trash compactor, patio/deck" vaulted ceilings, carpet and ceramic tile, patio/deck, wood fenced-in yard. $1550
balcony, storage doset, carpetand ceramic til One-car garage Oceanviews, only 86190 RIemsenbarg. Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) Z900 sf -'
a short walk to the beach. Washer/Dryer, water, sewer, trash, pest control and 4BR/3BA Wood frame, full Master Bath, formal dining area, eat-in kitchen,'
Association fees are included. Home also on Sales Market. $1500 carpet & ceramic tile; fireplace, community pool, clubhouse, playground, bar-
403 Tarpon Avense, Unit #403 (Oceas Park Condominiums) 1665 s.f. beque grills and 2-car garage Cable or satellite TV and Association fees are
3BR/BA Very short walk to the beach. Master bath with double sinks, trash com- included in rent. $1795
pastor, closet pantry, carpet and ceramic tile Community pool, patio/ded/balcony,
elevator,itoragec oset,barbeauegrillsincommonarea. -argarage Washer/Dryer, CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
pest control, water, sewer & trash and Assocation fees are included. $1700 31217 Paradise Commons, Unit #823 (Amelia Lakes) 2BR/2BA Two
* 2005 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) 1700 s.f. FUR- Master Baths, eat-in kitchen, kitchen island, wood fireplace, community pool,
NISHED OR UNFURNISHED 3BR/3.5BA, Each bedroom has its own bath, tennis courts, exercise room, barbecue grills in common areas, gated communi-
9 miles of walking & bike trails, 2.5 miles of beach. Gated community w/guard ty, clubhouse and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control, trash &
posted, ocean/lake views,, dock access, patio/deck and playground. Association fees are included in rent. $850
Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control &Association fees included. $2100 2741 ForestRidge Drive, Unit 1-1 (Forest Ridge Condominiums) 2BR/2BA
Two Master bathrooms, each with tub and shower, dining in family room, open
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND kitchen with closet pantry, carpet, ceramic tile and vinyl, mini blinds, covered
1582 ark Lane (Amelia Park) 400 s.f. -' 1BR/IBA Cute studio apartment patio/deck. Clubhouse, tennis courts and community pool. $850 /
with efficiency kitchen. Tile floors in kitchen and bathroom- Recently painted 2418 First Avenue, Unit S, 1085sf- 2BR/1.SBA Three story duplex only one
and new carpet. Lawn care included. $675 block from the beach. FullMaster bath, eat-in kitchens carpet & vinyl, 1-car car-
2805 S. Fletcher Drive 1200 sf- 3BR/2BA Gorgeous ocean views! Remodeled port underneath unit. Available Now $925
beach house with ceramic tile throughout Enjoy the sunrise or sunset watching 23615 Bahama Point (Amelia Lakes) 1181 s.f- 2BR/2BA Deluxe floor plan.
the waves roll in. Full master bath, Dining in living/great room/family room, Wood-burning fireplace in large living room, fully loaded Idtchen with full sized
breakfast room, ceramic tile, mini and metal blinds, 1-car garage. $1100 pantry. Dining area just outside kitchen, screened-in porch offliving room over-
? 2112 Natures Gate Court (Natures Gate Subdivision) 3BR/2BA Home located looking lake and natural area. Ceiling fans in each bedroom. Clubhouse with
.on comer lot with garage, screened porch with ceiling fan new appliances, including work out area, tennse courts, community pool and car care center. $925
washer/dryer. Fireplace in family rom. 2 car garage Available mid-November. $1400 2332B First Avenue 1315sf-2BR/2.5BA Townhouse duplex one block from
1387 S. Fletcher Avenue 1522sf 3BR/2BA Recently remodeled home the Beach. Open beach house with lots ofnaturallight. 2 Master baths, dining
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4740 Yachtsman Drive 2046 sf 4BR/2.51A home in gated
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natural light! Well designed kitchen with breakfast area. Large
screen porch and landscaped yard. Summer Beach membership
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5059 Summer Beach Blvd. 3BR/2BA patio home with pool
located in gated Summer Beach. Offered furnished or unfurnished
with with two master suites. Pets allowed. On Island. $1,650/mo.
3409 Sea Marsh Road 1710 sf. 3BR/2BA Fiddlers Bend condo
on gated Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Marsh views from many
rooms. Fireplace in living room. Great deck and balcony areas. Pets
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95392 Sonoma Drive 2641 sf 4BR/2.5BA two story home in
Woodbridge community. Screened lanai overlooks large fully fenced
backyard. Upgraded kitchen with plenty of cabinet space opens to
big family room. Master suite upstairs. Well landscaped with
irrigation system. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,575/mo.
96086 Sea Winds Drive 2155 sf. 4BR/2BA light & bright brick
home located in the Sea Winds ommnmunity. Open living with a split
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Large master suite with trey ceiling, double windows and tiles
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2607 Portside Drive 2116 sIf 4BR/3BA home located in Ocean
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86023 Sands Way 1652 sf. 3BR/2BA. in the Hideaway
community off US 17. Huge FamilyDining room for an open
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Fireplace in Family Room aod ceiling fans throughout.
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76015 Deerwood Dr. 1858 sf. 3BR/2BA house in
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86718 Cartesian Pointe Dr 1883 sq ft, 3BR/2BA house in
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86116 Caesars Ave. 1274 sq ff, 3BR/2BA house in newly
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96186 Stoney Creek Pkwy 1373 sq ft, 3BR/2BA condo in
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631 Tarpon Ave #6400 1053 sf. 2BR/1BA fully furnished
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beach. Pets ok. On Island. $1,075/mo.
31010 Paradise Commons #412 1143 sf. 2BR/2BA ground
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Kitchen overlooking living room. Screen porch with storage.
Close to pool and workout center. Pets ok. Off Island.
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* 1006A Natures Gate, 2BR/2BA + loft town-
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* 2801 Elizabeth St.. OceanView. upstairs of duplex
on North Beach $950 + utilities and deposit
*322 S. 6th St., 3BR/2BA Historic home district,
$1,000/mo. + util. & dep.
* 619 S. 14th Street -3BR/I BA $975/mo. + utilities.
**3423 S. Fletcher Upstairs 2BR/I BA
Furnished $12001mo. + utilities.
* 1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/IBA, approx. 1,243
sq.ft- $1200/mo. utilities.
BEACH COTTAGE
*2BR/IBA furnished 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.
$1,650/mo + until excludes electric. Avail. Sept Ist.
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*Five PoinsVillage 1,200 sq.ft.$ 1,680/mo + sales tax.
* 1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/IBA, approx. 1,243
sq.ft. $1200/mo. + utilities.
*Amelia Park 910 approx. sq.ft., 3 offices,
reception area, kitchen and bathroom.
$1450/mo.+ utilities.
* 1839 S. 8th St. adjacent to Huddle House,
1,800 sq.ft. $2250/mo. lease + tax. Sale also
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FURNISHED ROOM Cable, laundry,
kitchen privileges, all furnished. Prefer
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ROOM FOR RENT Private bath.
$400/mo. Includes electric. (904)718-
5478


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Furnished
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$695/mo + dep. Utils avail. 261-5034

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downtown with private yard. Small pet
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furnished. Deposit plus references
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856 Apartments
Unfurnished

POST OAK APARTMENTS
Affordable Living Rent from $560-
&747 for eligible persons/families. 1 &
2 Bedrooms. Post Oak Apartments
(904)277-7817. Handicap Accessible
apartments available. *This institution
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2/1 UPSTAIRS $900/mo. + $900
dep. 2/1 DOWNSTAIRS $900/mo.
+ $900 dep. ROOM $400/mo. Close
to beach. Call 415-2857 after 5pm.

NICE 3BR/1BA off of N. Fletcher.
$800/mo. + deposit. Includes water,
sewer, garbage. Available Oct. 1st.
(904)335-7339

UNFURNISHED STUDIO APT. 2nd
floor. 1BR, kitchen, bath, porch, A/C.
Newly remodeled. Near downtown. Call
(904)753-0718.

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS A
2BR/2.5BA, beach townhouse in a
quiet neighborhood setting. All major
appliances furnished including an inside
private laundry. Located close enough
to hear the surf but not have the spray.
Must be seen to be appreciated. Call
753-2444 for an appointment.

OCEANSIDE 2BR/1BA, Main Beach
area. $875/mo. + utilities. Condo -
2BR, $800/mo. Call (847)867-3163 or
email ghr56@aol.com

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


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AMELIA LAKES CONDOS Living in
Paradise. 1/1 and 2/2 deluxe condos in
gated, lakeside community with 24/7
fitness ctr, resort-style pool, tennis &
more' Live the Amelia Lakes life.
Starting at just $749/mo! Call Tammy
for our fall special at (904) 415-6969
for a showing, www.amelialakes.com
COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK -
3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, 1-car garage,
gated, community pool, walk to Super
WalMart, one level walkup. $1100/mo
+ utilities. Call (904)753-4147 or 321-
3-44.
FOREST RIDGE 3BR/2BA 1st floor
flat. W/D, fridge included. New tile
flooring & carpet. $975/mo. + $975
dep. Non-smoking unit. (904)261-2233
859 Homes-Furnished
LONG TERM RENTAL 2BR/1A, deck,
completely remodeled, fully furnished,
clean, quiet, Lawn care provided. 5
minutes from Peters Point. Must see.
(912)384-7580
FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, study, private
backyard, club amenities. $1600/mo.
Amelia Walk. Ref's required. (904)729-
0701 or (352)391-5065 '
860 Homes-Unfurnished
ACROSS FROM BEACH 3BR/2BA,
nice, tile throughout, lots of decks.
$1150/nio. Amelia Coastal Realty,
556-9140f
RENT TO OWN Mobile home, 2BR
possible 3rd, fenced, $595. Nicely fur-
nished studio apt., gated area. Room
for rent. Pets OK. (904)624-5840
OTTER RUN lakefront home, 3BR/
2BA, 2-car garage, 1700SF $1150/mo.
2 weeks rent free upon qualification.
Contact Carol Baber at Century 21
(904)261-5571.
PINEY ISLAND 4BR/3BA on
secluded waterfront acre and a half.
$1400/ me. Call (904)753-1057.
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 96686 Chester Rd.
Totally remodeled on 1+ acres.
Includes all apple's. $1095/mo. + dep.
(904)491-6008 or (904)910-5913.
4BR/1.5BA HOUSE w/attached
garage. No carpet. Large yards. CH&A.
Chester area. $925/mo. +.sec. dep.
(904)261-7523
2BR/2BA 2636 1st Ave. Newly
remodeled. 3 minutes to beach! $900/
mo. + utilities. Call (904)624-0070.
4BR/2BA Ocean Reach subdivision.
Approx. 2000 sq. ft., 2-car garage.
Pets negotiable. $1400/mo. + deposit.
Call (904)677-0248.
LOVELY SPLIT FLOORPLAN
3BR/2BA HOME with a 4th bedroom/
office, 2 car garage and screened lanai
is available off island in Spanish Oaks.
$1300/mo plus deposit. For additional
information -and an appointment to see
please call 904-469-8903 or email me
at spanishoaksrentalnwitsdom.com
appointment to view this lovely home.
FLORA PARKE Lg 4BR family home.
Hdwd floors thru-out, formal dining rm,
separate office, screened porch, fenced
yard on pond. $1250/mo. 753-1820
NORTH HAMPTON COUNTRY CLUB -
Spacious home with all amenities.
5BR/4BA, great room, L/R, D/R, 3-car
garage. Golf course & community pool.
Must have fine furniture.to qualify. No
smoking. $1,000/mo. Call (904)631-
3799 for more information.


OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

VACATION CHALET in N Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
$495 a week. Call (904)757-5416

S 863 Office
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Space
- Offices, suites, studio space.
Includes janitor, utilities, secure Wi-Fi
network, parking. Starting @ $150/mo.
Current tenancy includes non-profit,
social services, education & training.
1303 Jasmine St. (904)583-0058

TWO-ROOM OFFICE SUITE above
Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo.
600-1S00sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644

GATEWAY TO AMELIA OFFICE
SUITES no long term commitment,
move in today. Call Phil at Amelia
Coastal Realty (904)261-2770.


864 Commercial/Retail
HIGH VISIBILITY ON STH STREET-
Near downtown. Prime retail space at
800 and 1,500 SF or 2,300 SF total,
low rates. Call Phil @ Amelia Coastal
Realty (904) 261-2770.

1557 SOUTH 8TH ST. $700. 850
sq. ft: Available 9/1/11. Call David
753-2081 or 261-3077.

3000 SF RETAIL on Centre St.
Charming interior Upstairs, apt incl in
rent at $16.50 psf. Call Phil at Amelia
Coastal Realty 904-556-9140

PRIME RETAIL SPACE Approx.
1000sf next to Red Otter Excellent
visibility and traffic flow. Light & freshly
painted. $14 PSF (904)583-2779.

864 Commercial/Retail
1559 SOUTH 8TH ST. $700. 600
sq. ft. Available 8/1/11. Call David
753-2081 or 261-3077.


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up door & personnel door. Call Jim
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