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Tournament putters mill about the course on a damp and windy nor'easter Saturday, playing through four rounds of miniature golf at the
Sonny's Southern Putting Tour Championship held Oct. 7-9 at Fernandina Beach Putt-Putt. For information about Putt-Putt at Main
Beach or the tournaments, contactAaron Bean at 753-0517 or aaronbean.com.
MELVIN USERY/FOR TE NEWS-L ADER
The chewed-up beach in the 900 block of South Fletcher Avenue was littered with debris on Monday after tidal surges generated by a -
nor'easter storm over the weekend. Days of high tides significantly eroded the beach up and down Amelia Island. The storm, unnamed
but with tropical effects, brought heavy rains, flooding and storm surges that damaged the beach.
Field set for city election
News-Leader mission folows the
results of a straw mm
I ne oauot is set ior me city elecuon
Nov. 8. There will be votes for two
city commission seats, mayor and
changes to the City Charter.
A seties of candidate forums is
scheduled this month to give voters an
opportunity to see the hopefuls in
Mayor Susan Steger faces Charles
Corbett as she seeks reelection to her
Commissioner Eric Childers faces
John Elwell and Sarah Pelican as he
seeks a second three-year term on
The other three commissioners
are not up for election this year, and
thus are eligible to be mayor, But Vice
Mayor Tim Poynter has opted out of
that race. Commissioners Jeffrey
Bunch and Arlene Filkoff will be can-
didates on the ballot to become mayor.
The mayor is chosen by the city
commission, but by tradition the com-
poll, or advisory,
vote, on the city,
Voters also will
the City Charter,
which governs Steger
tions. The amend-
ments are all considered housekeep-
ing, according to City Attorney Tammi
Bach, and were recommended by a,
charter review committee appointed in
2006. This is the third set of amend-
ments to be considered by voters since
The first of the candidate forums is
scheduled Oct. 21 at the Peck Center
Auditorium, 516 South 16th St. The
debate is hosted by the Nassau
Patriots Tea Party. Other forums are
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m., at
Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf
Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road, spon-
sored by Selva Verde community and
surrounding communities. Issues to
be discussed include preservation of
island trees, vision for the city golf
course and city airport, short-term
rental policies and the future indus-
trial development around the airport.
Wednesday, Oct. 26,7-8:30 p.m.,
City Hall, 204 Ash St., sponsored by
the Amelia Island Fernandina
Rcvhl ali ii,n Foundation. The nonprofit
foundation worked with city govern-
ment to plan and approve the Forward
Fernandina projects to improve the
waterfront, Eighth Street and down-
town. This forum will be televised on
the city's local cable television chan-
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7-8:30 p.m.,
City Hall, 204 Ash S., sponsored by the
AARP This forum also will be broad-
cast live and rebroadcast on the city's
cable TV channel. AARP panelists will
ask questions of the candidates, as
they have done in spn .,,ring these
forums since 1998.
The lines have been drawn. The
redistricting process is taking shape
after the Nassau County Commission
came to a consensus on a tentative
Commissioners chose Plan 3 from
five plans drawn by Jason Gregory, an
inside consultant from the Property
Appraiser's Office. The redistricting
process required by the Florida
Constitution, according to County
Attorney David Hallman aims to
equalize population in county districts.
"By and large, what has changed is
that the Yulee district, District 3, has
gotten geographically smaller because
there's been a relatively large popula-
tion increase there," said Hallman. "I
think it's fair to say that the dividing
line between Districts 1.and 2 has
The next step in the process,
Hallman said, is considering the plan
before a formal public hearing at a
date to be determined. Even so, he
said changes could be made to the
plan at that public hearing.
"At that formal public hearing the
board will decide on the final district
lines," he said.
Commissioner Stacy Johnson
favored Plan 3, but deferred to com-
missioners'Danny Leeper and Steve
Kelley, whose districts also-saw sig-
nificant changes under the plan.
Under the new plan, Leeper and
Kelley.would live in the same district,
District 1, which includes northern
Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach.
Under the current districting law,
Kelley lives in District 2, which
includes southern Amelia Island and
Leeper said despite pros and cons
associated with each plan, he preferred
Kelley concurred, citing the con-
fusing nature of the current district
lines. There are Amelia Island resi-
dents, he said, who do not know which
district they live in.
"This gives us, this board, an oppor-
tunity to kind of clean up some of that,"
Kelley said. "And I really like the crisp-
COUNTY Continued on 3A
Centre\ Street in downtown
Fernandina Beach will be temporarily
closed to all traffic and parking next
week for nighttime road paving.
Works begins'at 10 p.m. Monday
and should be completed by 8 a.m.
Friday, according to a press release
from the city.
The closure will affect Centre
Street between Front and Seventh
No vehicles will be allowed to
remain parked on Centre Street after
10 p.m. each night. Any vehicles
remaining after that time will be towed
away at the vehicle owner's.expense.
If your vehicle is towed, contact the
city police at 277-7342.
One-way side streets will remain
open, but with limited room for park-
ing and maneuvering.
loud machinery and truck back-
ing alarms will be heard thrtnughout
the night next week.
Norma trash pickup will occur if
containers are placed on the sidewalk.
For more information, contact the
city maintenance department at 277-
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FRIDAY. OCTOlI3:R 14.2011 NEWS News-Lcader
Mr. Stan Miller, age 76, of
Fernandina Beach, passed
away on Tuesday, October 11,
2011 in Hendersonville, NC.
Born in Lawrenceville, VA,
he was the only child born to
the late, Floyd and Elsie
Clarke Miller. At the age of
five, his family moved to
Jacksonville, FL where he was
raised. Mr. Miller graduated
from Robert E. Lee High
School, Class of 1953. After
high school, he attended the
University of Florida where
he studied Business
Administration. He returned,
to Jacksonville and started
working as a Ticket Agent for
Delta Airline at Imeson
Airport. In the early 1960s,
Mr. Miller began a career in
Mortgage Banking working
with various finance compa-
nies in Jacksonville before
joining Charter Mortgage as
Executive Vice President. In
1984, he came to Fernandina
Beach, opening and serving
as President of First Coast
Financial Corporation until
selling that business in 1989.
After being a lifelong resident
of Northeast Florida, upon
retiring in 1989, he and his
wife moved aboard their 34-
foot Sandpiper sailboat and
cruised the Eastern Seaboard
between Key West and the
Chesapeake Bay area. They
later settled back on land on
Fernandina Beach where he
continued to follow his
beloved Florida Gators and
pursue his love of golf. In
2004, the Millers obtained a
summer residence in
Hendersonville, NC, which
became a much enjoyed sum-
mer home. Mr. Miller was an
avid woodworker, creating
elaborate birdhouses, often-
times seeking out fallen trees
and scrap wood on their North
Carolina mountain property.
He leaves behind, his wife,
Mary Miller, Fernandina
Beach, children,Jeffery Miller
(Debbie), Jacksonville Beach,
FL, Lori Miller, Fernandina
Beach, Clay Miller (Sue),
Fernandina Beach, Jay
Bischoff (Melina), Alpharetta,
GA, and eight grandchildren,
Ty and Keri Miller, Samantha
and Ryan Bennett, Jacob and
Isaac Miller and Jordan and
Funeral services will be at
11 a.m. on Saturday, from the
Burgess Chapel of Oxley
Heard Funeral Directors with
his son, Jeffery Clark Miller,
Friends may call on
Saturday at the funeral home
from 10 a.m. until the hour of
Mr. Miller will be laid to
rest at 1a Flora Mission,
If so desired, memorial
contributions may be made to
the Nassau County Humane
Society, 641 Airport Road,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
or the American Cancer
Society, P.O. Box 22718,
Oklahoma City, OK 73123 -
Please share his life story
Mary A. "Mae" Brunner, 94, died recently. There will be
a visitation from 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Stephens
Chapel at Green Pine Funeral Home. Prayers will be said at
Green Pine Funeral Home.
Cvl Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol, Fernan-
dina Beach Senior Squadron
meets twice a month at the
Fernandina B each Airport;'
Saturday at 9 a.m. and third
Wednesday at 7 p.m. The
squadron is involved in
search and rescue missions,
areospace education, cadet
orientation flights and com-
munity service. Contact
Dave Randa at 583-1228 or
come and visit them.
Northeast Florida Com-
munity Action Agency's "
Program provides free ener-
gy saving home improve-
ment services to qualified
It is seeking applicants
for the program.' For infpr-
mation call 261-0801, ext.
211 or visit www.nfcaa.net.
The maii requirement is '
Income eligibility, based on
Sthe number of people in your
homeand the total house-
Crusade for Christ, an
old-fashioned tent revival in
the football field of New Life
Baptist Church, Blackrock
Road and A1A in Yulee, was
postponed last week due to
damage to the tent from
heavy storms. It has been
rescheduled for Oct. 16-19.
Meetings will be held
Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 17-
19 at 7 p.m. Contact Neil
SHelton or Truman Blanken-
ship at 261-9527.
O0 The Callahan fairgrounds were being readied
50 for the opening of the Northeast Florida Fair.
vr .S" October 12, 1961
YER Losing candidate Faye Vanzant alleged errors
25 in the runoff primary election for county commis-
YEARS October 16, 1986
Fernandina Beach commissioners told a com-
10 mittee charged with finding city manager candi-
dates that they wanted an honest, politically
savvy, multi-tasking workaholic who "knows how
October 12, 2001
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TURTLE RELEASE MONDA Y
The Wild Amelia Nature Festival has announced that the rehabilitated sea turtle
release, originally scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6 but cancelled due to heavy wind, high
surf and thunderstorms, has been rescheduled for Monday at 3 p.m. at Main Beach.
The Georgia Sea Turtle Center, in partnership with the Wild Amelia Nature Festival
and the Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch, will be releasing-at least two and perhaps
three sea turtles. Two of the turtles are greens; the third, a loggerhead with a satellite
transmitter, may be ready to return to its ocean home as well. The.Georgia Sea Turtle
Center rehabilitates injured, sick, cold-shocked and/or stranded turtles along the
southeast coast and then releases them as soon as they are ready. The public is invit-
ed to the release, an event few people ever get to see.
Drivers still talking
TAMPA- For the fourth
consecutive year, the AAA
Foundation for Traffic Safety's
annual Traffic Safety Culture
Index shows drivers know cell
phone use and testing while
driving are dangerous, yet ,
they continue to do it anyway.
Specifically, data from the
2011 survey shows 95 percent
of drivers view texting or
mailing by other drivers as a
serious threat to their own
personal safety, however, 35
percent of those same drivers
also admitted to having read
or sent a text message or
email in the previous month.
"The research shows driv-
ers realize the use of a cell
phone while driving is dan-
gerous. Unfortunately, their
reality falls short because
their belief is that only other
people drive dangerously
while talking/texting, not
themselves," said Michele
Harris, director of Traffic
Safety Culture, AAA Auto
Club Group. "In order to
change out nation's traffic
safety culture, motorists need
to take responsibility for their
actions and change their driv-
ing behaviors for the better."
According to the survey,
88 percent of drivers think
talking on a phone is a threat
to safety, yet two-thirds admit-
ted to having talked on a cell
phone while driving in the
past 30 days. The findings
also showed that peoples'
concern about texting or
mailing while driving (95
percent) is on par with drink-
ing while driving (93 per-
cent). Additionally, 87 percent
of drivers expressed support
for having a law against read-
ing, typing or sending a text
message or email while diiv-
ing and 50 percent of drivers
the use of
3 any type
or hands-free, for all drivers
regardless of age.
Distracted driving, espe-
cially the use of cell phones
and text messaging, remains
a top traffic safety concern for
policymakers, safety advo-
cates, law enforcement,
industry, and the public. As
part of AAA's commitment to
improving highway safety for
its members and all road
users, AAA launched a leg-
islative campaign in 2009 to
ban texting while driving in
all 50 states. So far in 2011,
four additional states have
enacted anti-texting laws,
bringing the total number up
to 34 states and the District of
Columbia that have adopted
this safety measure.
"While we're encouraged
by the progress made to ban.
the dangerous practice of tex-
ting while driving in multiple
states, we know there is still a
lot of work to be done," said-
Kevin Bakvwell, senior vice
president and chief public
affairs officer, AAA Auto Club
Group. "AAA continues to
advocate in states without tex-
ting bans and we want to
stress the importance of pub-
lic education efforts to help'
make these good laws more
effective and highlight the
true danger of texting and
Other distracted driving
findings fiom the 2011 Traffic
Safety Culture Index include:
Of those drivers who
admitted to having talked on
a cell phone while driving
(67.7 percent of all drivers):
55 percent admitted to
answering calls more than
half the time while stopped-at
a red light; and 31 percent
said they make calls at red
lights fairly often or regularly
44 percent admitted to
answering calls while driving
on a residential street with no
traffic more than half the
time; and 26 percent said they
make calls on residential
street fairly often or regularly
28 percent admitted to
answering calls while driving
on a freeway with heavy traf-
fic more than half the time; 15
percent admitted said they
make calls on a freeway with'
heavy traffic fairly often or
Of those who admitted to
reading or typing text mes-
sages or emails while driving
(35 percent of all drivers):
54 percent admitted to
reading text messages or
emails while stopped at red
lights fairly often or regularly;
and 35 percent said they type
text messages or emails while
stopped at red lights fairly
often or regularly
27 percent admitted to
reading text messages or
emails while driving on a resi-
dential street with no traffic
fairly often or regularly; and
15 percent said they type text
messages or emails while
driving on a residential street
fairly often or regularly .
16 percent admitted to
reading text messages or
. emails while driving on a free-
way with heavy traffic fairly
often or regularly; and 9 per-
cent said they type text mes-
sages or emails while driving
on a freeway in heavy traffic
fairly often or regularly.
FOR THE RECORD
City Commissioner Eric
Childers' proposal to raise the
pay of commissioners in their
second term was oversimpli-
fled in a front-page story Oct.
7. Here is what Childers has
said on the subject: "I think
it's a mistake to reduce the
compensation of the commis-
sioner by 20 percent without
grandfathering this reduction,
as it is highly unlikely that
any future commission will
restore it to it's current levels.
Furthermore, I believe it is
unhealthy to position our
commission in such a way,
that only retired people or the
highly successful find it
attractive to run for office. I
believe we need a diverse
commission to best represent
our community. We are a port
town, a mill town, a military
town, a retirement communi-
ty and a tourist town. No one
can argue that $12,000 per
annum is exorbitant. 1 would
further suggest we consider
an increase for a second term.
We the citizens of Fernandina
Beach make a significant
investment in each commis-
sioner we elect via on the job
training, Florida League of
Cities membership, and no
one can deny there is a learn-
ing curve. Relatively few com-
missioners seek a second
term so I think we should
consider compensating sec-
ond term commissioners at a
rate that makes it a little more
attractive. Say $16,000 per
year. By election we can
decide whether or not a com-
missioner deserves a raise."
The News-Leader strives for
accuracy. We will promptly cor-
rect all factual errors. Please
notify the editor of errors at
call (904) 261-3696.
Memorial UMC invites the entire community to join us
on Atlantic Avenue for a day of fun & games.
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meetings for people who
have, or think they may
have, a drinking problem
are held Mondays at noon
and Saturdays at 10 a.m. at
Prince of Peace Lutheran
Church, on Atlantic
Avenue across from Fort
Clinch State Park. Please
enter the meetings
through the side door.
The Fernandina Beach
Group meets in the Amelia
Room, 906 S. Seventh St.,
Monday at 6:30 p.m.
(beginners); Tuesdays at
6:30 p.m. (open discus-
sion); Wednesdays at 7
a.m. (open 12 & 12
study) and 11 a.m. (open -
step meeting); Thursdays
at 7 a.m. (open Big Book
study), 11 a.m. (open dis-
cussion) and 6;30 p.m.
(opeh Big Book study);
Friday at 11 a.m. (open -
Big Book study) and 7 p.m.
(open meditation, speak-
er); and Saturdays at 7 am.
(open discussion) and
6:30 p.m. (open discus-
sion). Call 261-8349.
The Downtown Group
meets at the Alachua Club,
corner of Third and
Fernandina, on Mondays at
8 p.m. (open 12 & 12
study); Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
Wednesday at 8:15 p.m.
(open men's discussion);
Thursday at 8 p.m. (open
- discussion); Fridays at 8
p.m. (open discussion);
and Saturdays at 8 a.m.
(opei discussion) and 8
p.m. (opeh relationships).
The Dune's Group,
Peters Point in Fernandina
Beach, meets Fridays at
7:30 am. (24-hour book
meeting). Beach meetings
are suspended during win-
WALKS & MORE
Free to Breathe
The Natiohal 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.leading
cause of cancer death of
men and women in Florida
To register, donate, spon-
sor or volunteer visit
The Women of Power
5K run/walk will be held
Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m. start-
ing Main Beach on Atlantic
Avenue. Registration fee is
$20, or $25 on race day.
Register online at www.ac
tive.com or at Current
Running, 815 S. Eighth St.
Call 699-7477 for informa-
tion, or visit www.wop5k
Money raised will sup-
port Cedar Haven Transi-
tional House of Fernandina
for women moving from
homelessness to housing
NOTICE OF CERTIFICATION
OF TAX ROLLS
Pursuant to Section 193.122(2), Florida
Statues (2011), notice is hereby given to
all taxpayers and owners of both real
and personal property that the 2011
Nassau County Tax Rolls have been
extended to show the tax attributable to
all taxable property and that said tax
rolls were certified for collection to the
Tax Collector on October 12, 2011.
Tammy C Stiles, CFA, MCF
Nassau County Property Appraiser
RIDAY, OcTolBER: 14,2011 NEWS News-Leader
Nassau County Commissioners and other officials are
elected countywide, but must live i one of five geographi-
cal districts, The board has one seat for each district.
Under the proposed plan adopted Monday, Yulee's
District 3 would shrink in size because its population has
grown, It would be bounded roughly by the St. Marys River
to the north, 1-95 to the west, the Nassau River to the
south and Lofton Creek south of A1A to the east.
Residents living east of Lofton Creek and along the
Amelia Concourse would live in District 2, which includes
Nassauville and southern Amelia Island. District 2 would
be bounded by A1Ato the north, Lofton Creek to the west,
the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Nassau River to the
On the island, District 1 would include Fernandina
Beach and the northern part, District 2 the south portion.
District 1 would be north of AlA coming onto the island,
then east of Amelia Road and north of Simmons. District 2
would be south of A1A coming onto the island, west of
Amelia Road and south of Simmons.
District 4 would include Hilliard and Bryceville and far
western Nassau County.
District 5 would include Callahan. Residents south of
CR 108 and east of CR 121 would be in district 5.
Crawford Road would be a southern boundary,
Continued from 1A
ness of plan 3 as far as (Amelia
Island) goes in District I and
Hallman said Gregory
drew the plans without regard
for incumbent elected officials'
"Because all commission-
ers run countywide, they're
really residency requirements
more than districts," he said.
Adopting Plan 3 would dis-
place Steve Kelley should he
seek re-election. Despite this,
Kelley touted the plan for its
"I realized when I ran I was
the only commissioner that
lived on the northern bound-
ary of their district," said
Kelley. "I also realized that it
was census time, and common
sense would tell you that
District 1 has got to move
south to be proper ... I knew
what I was getting into."
Hallman said, have a couple
options available to them.
"If you're an incumbent
and the district line changes
such that you no longer reside
in your district, the law per-'
mits you to complete your cur-
rent elected term, but at the
end of that term you would
either have to move into the
newly-aligned district' or
forego running again," he
' The deadline for redis-
tricting. Hallman said, is mid-
night Dec. 21. Hallman said
redistricting is required to be
done once every 10 years dur-
ing the year the decennial cen-
Water board hires director
PALATKA The St Johns
River Water Management
District Governing Board has
voted unanimously to hire
Hans G. Tanzler III as its new
executive director. Tanzler has
served as the district's gene--
al couisel since July, after hav-
ing served two years on the
district's Governing Board.
"Mr. Tanzler brings exten-
sive experience.leading large
organizations with a well for-
mulated and fiscally conser-
vative approach," said Gover-
ning Board Chairman Leonard
Wood of Fernandina Beach.
"He has a very balanced back-
ground in the public and pri-
vate sectors, and I am pleased
that we will be able to benefit
from his leadership skills and
Tanzler, 60, received law
degrees from the University
of Florida and has been a
member of the Florida Bar for
more than 30 years. He is also
a certified public accountant
and has worked as an assis-
tant U.S. attorney, an Internal
Revenue Service attorney, an
attorney in private practice and
a senior corporate business
Tanzler has been active for
more than 20 years with vol-
unteer and community activi-
ties, serving on the boards of
the iUniversity of Florida Foun-
dation and lThe' Conservation
Tr ust of Florida. He previous-
ly served as chair of Jackson-
ville Zoological Society and
commissioner for Gulf States
Marine Fisheries Commission.
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EXT. 102 FOR MORE INFORrFAiir4
City combines 4
,departments to 1
ANG ELA DAUGHTIRY
According to a memo from
the city manager's office, four
city departments were com-
bined into one department as
of Oct. 1, and two city workers
have taken over leadership roles
within the new department.
The four departments -
parks, streets, facilities and fleet
maintenance are now all part
of the reorganized Maintenance
(The Parks & Recreation
Department remains its own
' The reorganization plan, was
initially presented to city com-
missioners at a July budget
workshop, although specifics
were not discussed at the time.
Four full-time positions were
eliminated, according to City
Manager Michael Czymbor,
who wrotein an email that actu-
al city savings for the depart-
ment reorganization in the first
year will be about $200,000
because of accrued leave pay-
offs and unemployment costs.
The reorganization will end
up saving $315,000 in the sec-
ond year and in forthcoming
years, according to Czymbor.
For the reorganization, for-
mer streets superintendent Rex
A. Lester will be sharing super-
visor duties within the new
department with former main-
Jeremiah Glisson. According to
Czymbor, Glisson and Lester
are each heading up different
sections of the new
Maintenance Department, and
both have the new title of
Czymbor also said Glenn
Semanisin, who was hired as
city engineer but gradually took
on many more duties, will now
be focusing solely on stormwa-
ter and project management.
Semanisin's title will remain as
Project Manager/City Engineer.
Two other superintendent
positions were eliminated,
according to Czymbor. Parks
Superintendent Ben Spivey's
position will not be filled when
he retires in December, and
Brian Duncum's Facility
position was eliminated. Two
other senior maintenance posi-
tions were also removed from
personnel rolls, Czymbor said.
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Savings in the first
year will be about
$200,000 and an
in the secondyear
and in forthcoming
Czymbor said Glisson and
Lester will receive raises
along with their new assign-
ments. Glisson's new annual
salary is $51,767 and Lester's
City workers will also be tak-
ing over city janitorial duties,
which Czymbor said would
save the city about $55,000
annually. The Parks &
Recreation Department, headed
by Nan Voit, will take over clean-
ing the Peck Community
Center, the Martin Luther King
Jr. Center, city restrooms
and comfort stations. The
under Glisson will take over
e We would
like to offer our sincere
gratitude to the Prince of
Peace Lutheran Church
community and to all our
Femandina Beach friends
who have been with us in
our time of sorrow over
-Your outpouring of
sympathy is lifting our
The overwhelming support
we have received from all
of you is truly comforting.
We ask that you continue to
keep us in your prayers.
Rita and Richard Tiensch
Heike (sister, Houston, TX)
Dane' (wife, Austin, TX)
Taylor and Emily,
(children, Austin, TX)
City Clerk Mary Mercer administers the oath for new
City Fire Chief Charles Bogle at a swearing-in and pin-
ning ceremony prior to a city commission meeting Oct.
cleaning City Hall and' any
remaining city buildings.
The city had a three-year
contract, signed last year, with
Performance Cleaning Group
of Tampa, at $125,000 a year.
According to Czymbor, the
cleaning company was put on
90-day notice and the city will be
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While the market was making
gains some-years ago, I was
focused on paying out my
investor rather than discre-
tionary investing. Fast forward
to my post buy-out years and I
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looking for stock ideas.
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as toothpaste and will not
become obsolete in my lifetime.
There are three ideas worthy of
consideration and probably oth-
ers that escape me this morning.
The vehicle manufacturers
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point. The industry has been
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gaining some traction. In my
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gurus shorting car stocks,
despitethe recent gains in the
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don't pay anything these days.
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It's time for the
Community Neu 'spaprs
Cotton candy, live animal
exhibits and amusement rides
bring area residents and visi-
tors back to the Northeast
Florida Fair in Callahan this'
The officially opens at 5 p.m.
Friday and concludes Oct. 23.
School Principal Misty Mathis
has attended the fair most of
S"I was born and raised here
so our family went every year'
and we still love fair time," she
said. "The food, the lights, the
rides at nighttime was always
exciting and going with the fam-
Blayze Padgett plans to ride
rollercoasters and the Ferris
wheel and play games.
"You get to play darts-and
stuff," the Callahan
Intermediate School fourth-
grader said. "We've been going
just about every year. My
cousins usually show cows and
things like that. We usually go
about three times while it's
School's Andrew Absher will
mark his third trip to the fair-
grounds. He enjoys heading
toward the livestock barns to
check out the horses.
"I like the horses because
they're the biggest animals
there," the 10-year-old said.
Andrew has definite ideas
about the amusement rides he
chooses. "I like rides as long as
they're not too fast," he said. "I
don't want to be on a roller-
coaster and Ferris wheels are
The fourth-grader takes
measures that prevent him from
having any issues with the food
he eats at the fair; saving cotton
candy for last. "Because if you
eat cotton candy first and get
on the rides, you 'might
upchuck," Andrew said.
Candy apples are a preferred
treat for. Callahan teacher
Katina Hunter. She has visited
the fair.regularly since she was
in middle school.
"It's a community event,"
she said. "Everybody gets to
see people they haven't seen in
a while and I love going with
family and friends."
."I like the fair.because.you
iid m'your friendss andQde
alf-the rides and stuff," said
Hilliard Elementary School
fifth-grader Carly Smith. "A lot
of other places don't have fairs
'We get to ride rides
andyou get to eat
but we get to ride rides and you
get to eat andl stuff."
Her favorite fair snacks are
hot dogs and funnel cakes. "I
love funnel cakes," Carly said.
"They're sweet and they have a
taste that I just love."
When Amanda Cullough
reflects on fair season, she
shares memories of riding a
school bus to the fairgrounds.
"I was born and raised in
Callahan so I've been going to
the fair since I was in school,"
the paraprofessional at Hilliard
Elementary said. "The school
bus used to take us there and
we used tickets to get on the
She added, "As an adult,
going to it brings back child-
hood memories for me. The
smell of cotton candy and
sausage clogs, you always get
to see people there you don't
always run into."
For Mathis, the fair means
visiting vendor booths and fair
exhibitions. Her earliest mem-
ory includes going to the rodeo
with her clad, Hunte" Bryant,
when she was 10.
"I rode a big girl ride, the
Ferris wheel, with my dad," she
recalled. "'lhat was awesome.
We love the fair."
Nassau County 4-H Club
members participate in numer-
ous events at the fair including
volunteering where needed or
participating in livestock shows.
"' think I'm showing my
cousin's rabbit," said Lexi Davis,
who became a 4-H member a
few weeks ago.
The 9-year-olk loves to eat
food and candy available on the
midway and said she plans to
experience as many midway
rides as possible and visit live-
"I like seeing the rabbits and
the other animals," she said,
adding, "I think it's neat because
it's a time for everybody to get
together and have fun."
'McCullough shared a simi-
lar sentiment. "It's good f6r the
community," she said.
"It's a small-town, country-
folk, good ol' time. I just can't
wait to be there."
For a complete schedule of
events, visit neflfair.org.
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bridge work to
A US 301 road-widening
and bridge replacement proj-
ect will begin as early as
The roughly $59.6 million
project encompasses a 15-mile
stretch beginning just south
of Callahan at Pickett Road and
continuing north 2.3 miles ipto
Duval County. Eighty-six per-
cent of funds derive from fed-
eral funds, with 14 percent
coming from the state, said
Florida Department of
"We're awaiting permit
approval to turn dirt on the
project," he said. "You'll actu-
ally see activity out there
around the first of November."
Although the construction
project was on the books for a
few years, the design plan was-
n't finalized until August. The
two-lane stretch along U.S. 301
will be expanded to four lanes,
with a divided highway
throughout, with the excep-
tion of an area through
The road in that area will be
curbed and guttered.
Commuters can expect
lane closures after 8:30 a.m.
to allow for school and work
traffic. However, afternoon
commutes will see lane clo-
"Obviously the afternoon
school traffic could be affected
by that," Goldman said.
Construction plans include
replacing 11 bridge structures
built in the 1930s, with six loca-
tions affected. Bridge replace-
ments should not affect
traffic flow because com-
muters will have uninterrupt-
ed accessfrom old to new con-
struction, Goldman said.
Twin-lane bridges will be
constructed at Braridy Branch
Creek south and Brandy
Branch Creek north, at
Thomas Creek and at Funks.
A new twin-lane bridge
spanning a Norfolk-Southern
railroad crossing south of
Thomas Creek Road will
replace an existing structure.
A new single-lane bridge will
replace an existing one at
"As far as the railroad
bridge, there's a historical rail-
ing on the structure that will
be delivered to the West
Nassau Historical Society,"
Also included in the design
is the installation of 19 reten-
tion ponds to assist water
Lake City-based Anderson
Columbia Co., Inc. is in charge
of construction scheduled for
completion by the fall of 2014,
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VIEWPOINT/MIl IAc L CZYMBOR/CI f MANAGER. FERNANDINA BEACH
Forward Fernandina: investment in our community
time what is your
vision for downtown
Fernandina and the
community? The answers
from various groups of citi-
zens over the years have been
fairly consistent. They want a
charming, uniquely historic
downtown where businesses
can and do thrive with assets
like parks and a solid infra-
structure to support them. All
these groups have known
while working on these plans
that downtown Fernandina
and the waterfront is an eco-
nomic driver for this commu-
nity. Downtown is an attrac-
tion to both our residents and
tourists and as such is just as
critical to our economic future
as the mills, the port, beaches
and all the hospitality associ-
ated businesses we are so for-
tunate to have here.
What we've all learned
either from personal experi-
ence or in school is that with-
out a healthy business envi-
ronment in a community, the
burden of paying for City
services that benefit resi-
dents, tourists and businesses
alike is largely carried by resi-
dential property owners. In
Fernandina Beach, for exam-
ple, ad valorem taxes support
public safety as well as the
care and maintenance of 75
miles of public streets, 509 '
acres of parks and 40 beach
trends, reflected ih the City's
Comprehensive Plan, predict
an increase in our average
median age over the next few
years. Logically this means
that there will be a smaller
number of schoolchildren and
young families, which trans-
lates into a smaller workforce
and a larger population of
retirees. If our business com-
munity cannot function
because of either a lack of
infrastructure or neglect of
important historic resources
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efforts contained in the previ- not always create a favorable toric downtown planning from
ous community visioning and first impression. F2 calls upon the Urban Institute, to assess
planning exercise, Vision the city to develop design Fernandina Beach's historic
2000. The F2 process gath- guidelines for Eighth Street downtown area and make rec-
ered public input through properties in the city, which ommendations. He identified
workshops, town hall meet- would take effect only a library as a critical anchor
ings, and community surveys if/when private property own- piece to a successful down-
to obtain critical feedback on ers decide to make changes town community. The city of
the proposed Strategic Plan. to their properties. For Fernandina Beach owns the
The city commission adopted Centre Street, we need to current library facility, while
F2 by resolution in August look at the overall design the library function (staffing,
.and directed the city manager impact of the street and materials, technology, etc.) is
to proceed with implementa- ensure that all decisions and provided by Nassau County.
tion. F2 identified key strate- work done on that street are The county librarian and oth-
gic goals, including: in keeping with the overall ers have declared that the
1. Creation of a Waterfront image. We have not made current facility is deficient in
Park along the Amelia River. significant investments.in many areas and no longer
While the city of Fernandina downtown in about 40 years. able to meet not only the
Beach, has 509 acres of park- We would never neglect our needs of city residents, but
land'and-40'beach accesses, homes for that long. those of county residents and
there is no public park at the 4. Stabilization island visitors. The county
riverfront, which is currently (Restoration) of the Historic has set aside $600,000 in
dominated by parking lots. Downtown Post Office reserve to address this issue.
The Waterfront Park Plan Building. The U.S. Postal The city has been asked by
adopted by the city commis- Service is in serious financial the county to show good faith
sion upon recommendation of trouble and is considering support to ensure that the
the Waterfronts Committee service cutbacks and closures library is kept in downtown
enhances not only the appear- of facilities around the coun-. 'Fernandina Beach versus
ance of the waterfront but try. When the U.S. Postal .'' b being moved elsewhere.
adds functionality and usabili- Service made the decision' t Nassau County must and
ty to.one of the city's natural move its main 32034 opera- should be the prime mover on
resources. The proposed tion to Sadler Road, its finan- tlis matter; the city continues
improvement of the water- cial situation precluded tthe ,-t support efforts to keep the
front has been ongoing for 25 level of maintenance n6e.did r c4nty,library facility down-
years. In the first phase of the to preserve the old post bfffce t6wn, whether in its current
F2 plan, the waterfront will building. The USPS to date location or in an alternative
become an accessible, invit- has not been successful in., location.
Sing green space with appro- attracting tenants to the build- .The implementation of this
private infrastructure for later ing to help defray the costs of St.ategic Plan demonstrates
development. It promises to upkeep. Meanwhile the build- that the community of
bring more folks downtown to ing continues to reflect the Eernandina Beach is invest-
enjoy special events, a stroll ravages of time and climate in ing in itself and creating an
along the water front or just the form of leaks, broken' win- environment that supports
viewing a gorgeous sunset. dows, falling exterior plaster our local economy at a critical
2. Rehabilitation of Front and windowsills. Our post time. The cost of borrowing
Street and Railroad Crossing office building itself is of icon- money to finance this plan is
Improvements. The city has ic value to our downtown at an all-time low and the pre-
been working for years to area. If the exterior continues ferred, method of borrowing
improve the traffic circula- to deteriorate, the effect on is both more cost effective
tion, parking, safety and over- Centre Street is detrimental and flexible than a general
all appearance of Front Street. blight is contagious. The obligation bond to allow the
The proposed rehabilitation city's goal is to keep ihe build- city to react quickly and
will replace the aging water ing from falling down or dete- responsibly to unanticipated
and sewer system, install a riorating to the point that it changes. For example if we
storm water system, develop must be demolished. Should receive the grant money we
a new paved roadway, the USPS turn over this build- hope to get for part of the
enhance parking, add a new ing to the city, thereby waterfront, wecan reprogram
railroad crossing at Alachua, acknowledging its inabilityto the borrowed money for other
improve the crossings at Ash make the necessary repairs, critical infrastructure projects
and Centre Streets and will the city will seal and stabilize like fixing storm water prob-
. provide thenecessarysfetyk/ ,.tbe exterion. Te work.needI . leosdowntoftT.nhe irOj *
measures to separat-, the ,,.., lI, long: with ssociqted,cogt ,. ill be financed ib phases up
trains from pedestrians and estimates (around $350,000), to three draws, when funds
vehicles. As a prime traffic and has been identified by an are needed, The proposed
and commercial artery, Front outside consultant A full plan to repay the borrowed
Street must be improved to restoration of the building, to funds is to initially increase
allow for improved access to include interior spaces, is not the monthly electrical fran-
the waterfront for residents, part of this plan. Discussions chise fee a small amount,
visitors andrelated business regarding future use of the which will be decreased every
activities, building, should the USPS year as natural gas franchise
3. Eighth Street and vacate the premises, must fees and CRA tax revenues
Centre Street Facelifts. For include a wide range of are received.
most people, their first options to return the building Keeping Fernandina's
impression of Fernandina to full productive use and downtown healthy is benefi-
Beach was formed when they finance a complete restora- cial to the entire community,
crossed the Shave Bridge and tion. not just to those who live or
found themselves on 5. Improvement of work downtown. We all love
A1A/Eighth Street. Downtown library Facility. this city and want it to be here
Currently, Eighth Street Last year the Restoration for years to come. This is the
reflects a mix of county/city Foundation brought in Ed time to move forward,
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"It only takes a minute to pick up a
phone," my dad used to tell me.
When I was growing up, my parents
drummed it into my head that if I was
unable to keep my word to someone,
there'd better be a darn good reason
and I was responsible for contacting that
individual right away to offer not only a
reasonable explanation, but an apology as
It's called courtesy. These days, that sim-
pie concept seems to have
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along with the basics of
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major malfunction with my
Perry three-year-old computer.
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local repair shops, I chose one that had
good client feedback and took my computer
The technician told me it Would be ready
that afternoon and quoted a very reasonable
price for the repair.
I went about my Saturday chores, antici-
pating being able to get online that evening
to check in with my New England and Gulf
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technician by suppertime, I tried calling but
got voicemail. By 9:30 that night, I was very'
annoyed and resorted to using my Kindle to
send an email.
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the phone, apologizing and telling me his.
co-worker had lost an elderly relative and
he'd been distracted by providing comfort
to that individual.
According to the code I was raised with,
this seemed a reasonable explanation.
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I decided to let it go because the technician
assured me the computer was ready and
he'd give me a call as soon as he got to the
repair shop the following day.
The following day came and went with
no phone call.
There are more aggravating details to
this story but I will not include them here.
Suffice it to say that based on their per-
formance, I will not be dealing with this
company again and I'll steer others away
With companies closing their doors
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embrace the concept of courtesy, and
remember that it only takes a minute to
pick up the phone. .,
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SVIEWPOINT/JoiN P. MLGNA/AARP
Know your candidates, and vote
In response to article in July regarding our
AARP being "Out of step."
Thank you for your article, this gives me
some more time to talk about some points you
made that I perhaps need to clarify to you and
First, the local AARP Chapter #4608 in
Fernandina and Nassau County was one of the
organizations involved in "Coalition for Voters
Education and Participation." I did some
research by going back to my files from before
2000 and found some interesting facts about
The other organizations involved were:
League of Voters, Supervisor of Elections,
Democratic Executive Committee, Republican
Executive Committee, AIFBY Chamber of
Commerce, Greater Nassau Chamber of
Commerce, AARP Chapter #4608, NAACP -
local chapter, the News-Leader, 'Neighborhood
Assembly Church of Fernandina Beach,
Women's Club of Fernandina, the city of
The "action steps for voters": (1) Attend
events where candidates will appear and ask
them where they stand on the issues, (2) write
candidates and ask where they stand, (3)
share and discuss the information you receive
at this call or meeting with your family or
friends, write letters to ybur local newspaper
and express your views, (5) call radio talk
shows (note at this time Fernandina had a
radio station), (6) vote very important and is
really the purpose vote and know your candi-
dates, (7) encourage family, friends, others to
participate in the primary elections and of
course the general election. When you have a
political party for candidates involved, attend
caucuses, become involved if you want to
make a difference.
"Our Coalition purpose is to encourage vot-
ers' participation and to help the voters make
a definite commitment exercising their rights
to vote and to elect their candidates" quoted
from 1990 Mission Statement!
Nothing has changed we still urge Voters
to be informed (education) and vote (participa-
tion) in any and all elections: Political? Yes!
The local chapter #4608 of the local AARP
will hold a candidate political forum on
Thursday, Oct. 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at
City Hall, 204 Ash St. Candidates for city
commission will be asked questions by
AARP member panelists. The forum will be
televised live and rebroadcast on the city's
cable television channel. The local chapter
has sponsored such forums since 1998.
Definitely needed? Yes!!
Second comments: On the AARP participa-
tion in getting benefits extras out of the
Obama health care plan: There were questions
raised and many of us expressed our disap-
proval and passage of the bill passed by the
president and Congress. By the way, they
passed that health care bill (not the AARP). By
the same token, the AARP did favor parts of
that bill, as it seemed to protect some of their
senior members. Since then, AARP has been
stating AARP's concerns about savings some
of the items contained in the original bill, pro-
tecting the Social Security system and other
benefits for the seniors.
Words of Wisdom: It's not necessary what
you say, it's what you have done in a positive
Another point I will make: We can all agree
to disagree, which is what we are doing. I have
been a member of AARP since 1984 and have
some advantages I remain a member.
When someone says, they don't agree, not
a member, my reaction "that is your decision."
When Congress and the president passed the
health care bill, our chapter had an interesting
discussion on it sorry you missed it maybe
you were out of town.
The reason I decided to respond lies in so
much has been said about the above, it's time
to. pass on and discuss the more important fact
of life. In the coming month, Fernandina will
be electing its city commissioners for the com-
ing year. As we know, there are two seats
open for this election this fall. Our voters will
be asked to cast their ballots for the best possi-
ble candidate for each position. At our record
of only 10-20 percent of eligible voters partici-
pating in our past elections that is not a
proud thing to take to the commissioners who
have worked very hard and long hours under
these times where hard decisions and money
issues have been necessary.
In the past few weeks, a personal talk with
one of the candidates, the mayor, I discovered
that some of the past decisions made became
extremely hard and necessary to the city of
Fernandina. I learned some of the reasons
that perhaps more of us should check out
before we cast our ballots. The mayor was
extremely open ard candid about why things
have been passed and why it was necessary to
do so. While, there were some points we did
not agree on, she indeed showed her concern
for the city and the values and its citizens.
There is a point to this discussion, and that is
that if we really are concerned to know as
much about why things are sometimes done
and passed, it would be well to ask one on one
with these candidates and find out.
Sometimes, when a job is sought, a new candi-
date thinks he knows all about the issues; he
would be wise to do his homework.
Now, just as the candidate must become
familiar with all the details, so must the voter
do his/her turn at'checking out very carefully
the information needed to make wise choices?
Another candidate was announced and I also
had known some time, he was also knowledge-
able and had a good favorable track record in
private business. While some past city partici-
pation to speak of and long term in private
management, several degrees, in addition he
does provide some very interesting benefits as
a candidate. Since then there are more candi-
dates to talk with and discuss the issues
before the election.'
Again, my purpose is to encourage the vot-
ers to ask questions and receive answers that
you need to know.
Get out and vote, know your candidates
and participate. Be involved. The election is
scheduled for Nov. 8. Vote!
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
To all friends, neighbors,
acquaintance, Fernandina Beach
High School classmates of Bennie
(Isaac) and Nassau County and
other counties and all concerned
citizens, we truly thank you for writ-
ing letters in our defense to the
Florida Parole Commission in
Tallahassee to keep Doyle Graham
in prison for the murder of our son.
The Florida Parole Commission
Heard otr plea. We spoke with loud
'voices through our letters. At the
commission meeting held Sept. 14
the commission stated that Doyle
Graham #82485 will remain in
prison. There will be another hear-
ing in seven years.
We sincerely thank you for all
th6 letters, prayers and phone calls.
It is very hard on our family when
we have to go through this every so
many years but through God's grace
and your support and prayers, we
keep going. Thank you. Thank you.
The Isaac family
Benjamin, lillie, Sean,
Lyndon and Walter
The story about the city repeal-
ing the gun laws (Oct. 7) was well
written for the most part but it had
one major inaccuracy in it. The story
stated that a new law came into
effect on Oct. 1 that prevented local
governments from passing their
own gun laws. That law actually
went into effect in 1987, what went
into effect this year was an amend-
ment to the law that made it possi-
ble to fine local officials who violat-
ed the law. It was necessary to add
that amendment because
Fernandina Beach and other local
governments throughout the state
had been violating the law for the
last 24 years because there was no
consequence for doing so.-It's amaz-
ing how those that pass local ordi-
nances, that they demand everyone
else obey, feel that they are good
enough to pick and choose which
state laws that they will obey.
I have a special needs child. For
three years I have spent many days
at Nassau County public schools
fighting for my child's education.
He has an Individuals Education
Programs (IEP); he qualifies under
Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act (IDEA) and all the
other "government" programs. He's
been in therapy since the day he
was born. I spent first grade in the
classroom as his assistant because
the school didn't provide. In second
grade, I was in the principal's office
fighting for his rights to no avail.
In preparation for his move to
elementary school I spoke with the
principal and the new teachers hop-
ing for something different It didn't
take much to realize elementary
school would be a repeat of primary
school. This was proven to be true
when they eliminated the "inclu-
sion" classes at the elementary
school. I've been told it was due to
There are some excellent ESE
teachers in our system. They try so
PAT BAGLEY/SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
hard but their hands are tied. On of the John Birch Society and
the other hand, there are teachers McCarthyism of the 1950s.
who are assigned to these children These demonstrations are not
but are incapable of working with some nefarious ploy by. Marxists
them. and the extreme left, rather by frus-
I'm fortunate! I applied for treated middle-class Americans that
Florida's McKay Scholarship and have watched the American dream
my son is now in a wonderful private being flushed down the toilet, done
school that not only meets his needs in the name of corporate greed.
but exceeds them. He has a future. These protests .are all about
His day is long, since it's an hour greed -greed of Wall Street, greed
drive to and from Jacksonville every of large oil corporations with the
day. And yes, the cost of gas is high highest profits in history, getting
but he's worth it. billions in subsidies, greed of huge
I worry about the future of the corporations paying not 1 cent in
other special needs children in income tax.
Nassau County. It's quite obvious to The health care industry sees a
me through my last three years' 94 percent increase in costs to their
experience that the county is not subscribers and United Health
willing to help these children Care's CEO has a salary and other
become productive citizens with a compensation of $147 million for
future. It seems as if they don't care. the year 2010 (greed). Oh, and over
What happens to the children whose 100 of their top executives earn in
parents are working hard just to excess of $1 million a year. Sounds
make a living and can't spend every to me like a bunch of foxes in the
day at the school helping their child? chicken coop.
What happens when they take-them In this great country of ours, dis-
out of school in frustration and their parity between CEO wages and the
education stops at second, third or average wages paid to workers has
fourth grade? These children will risen since the 1950s from around 30
need your help to survive in the times to 360 times. Talk about
future because they won't be able to obscene. The average CEO to work-
do it for themselves. er ratio in Japan is 30 times. Last.
It seems to me that the county is time I looked, Japan is a capitalist
being penny-wise and pound-fool- country.
ish, as the old saying goes. Your Middle-class young people,
taxes will increase and you will bear struggling to get an education, find
the cost of not educating these chil- work, raise families and plan for
dren.Wake up! Pay now or pay more their futures are disgusted by the
later. corporate robber barons and the
Parents of special needs children, corrupt politicians that they have in
I urge you to investigate and apply their pockets.
for the McKay Scholarship it's If you're not irate, you're not pay-
available and there are wonderful ing attention. As the letter writer
schools out there. Just not in said in his tirade, "Wake up,
Nassau County! America. Read your Constitution
Amy Mager and get involved." God bless work-
Callahan ing Americans.
Steve J. Crounse
aux protests? Fernandina Beach
On Oct. 7 in Voice of the People
I read a tirade titled "Faux protests" Gas rice
concerning people protesting cor-
porate greed in our country It was I have noticed recent letters to
so bizarre, harkens back to the (lays the editor regarding the local gas
prices and I concur completely. I
won't go so far as to allege collusion
on the part of the gas stations, but
have you noticed that on AIA the
gas prices of all stations have been
the exact same lately. Note even a
I heard, on the news that the
price of gas has come down 13
cents, but you sure wouldn't know
it here. I also drive either to Georgia
or into Jacksonville to buy gas.
It was with great regret that I
read that Walter Fufidio has cho-
sen to resign from his planning
position with Nassau County
("County's planning director
resigns," Oct. 12).
I recognize his contributions to
improving the major plans for the
county, such as the Nassau County
Vision 2030, the Nassau County
Comprehensive Plan and more.
In addition, I want to thank Mr.
Fufidio for his support of the Amelia
Island and Nassau County Trails
Team work. In particular I thank
him for his continued encourage-
ment and support for ensuring that
a broader plan for Nassau County
Trail Plans were included, along
with our work on the Amelia Island
I will miss his knowledge of how
good planning should be done and
his ability to work with all organi-
zations interested in making
improvements, to do what is best for
If at all possible I would hope he
would reconsider his resignation
- I cannot imagine that the
county could obtain a replacement
that would be as good as he has
Thanks for a job well done.
Amelia Island Trail Team -
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Sir Gene inspires through music
A nd now abideth faith, hope,
charlnty, these three, but the
greatest of these is charity.
When it's time for your cele-
bration, what kind of party do you want?
An appreciation and celebration of
love was given for Sir Gene Dawson on
Saturday evening at the Georgia Avenue
Church of God in Kingsland, Ga., where
Bishop Dr. Arthur Dawson Jr. serves as
Sir Gene is and has been an inspira-
tion to many through his God-given
musical artistic talents as well as
through his "Educational Variety Hour"
TV show. He has a great love for chil-
dren and always gives them thumbs up
for education, always encouraging them
to do their best.
For more than 30 years, he has been
the minister of music at the Georgia
Avenue Church of God. With more than
48 years of playing the organ, piano and
keyboard, self-taught and ordained by
God to be the best in what he does, he is
truly blessed with the gift of music.
When God gives you a gift, no man can
take it away, so use it to glorify Him.
After receiving his training as a child,
he continued at the Capital Church of
God in Washington, D.C. He is a record-
ing artist of cassettes, CDs as well as
DVDs of various gospel musical styles
reaching all ages. His main focus is on
tee((ns, promoting ed t-
cation and making
them feel good about
A Many songsters,
Sfrietnds and family
members came out to
worship God in the
midst of honoring Sir"
Gene. In the worship
NOWAND service, the songsters
THEN sang to the glory and
....... honor of God, songs.
that related to the hon-
Maybelle oree, praise the ,Lord
Kirkland everybody, what you
know about Jesus. He
would not bring you
this far just to leave you. I've had my
share of ups and downs, just call on the
name of Jesus. You can't even walk with-
out God holding your hand. For your
faithfulness it's your time to be blessed
because Jesus is the wind beneath your
wings. Searched all over, couldn't find
nobody, Lord. Just like fire, believe I'll
run on, on my way home, by.the grace
of God, you've come a long way.
Sir Gene does not complain, lie kept
on searching until he found the King of
Kings and now he knows what it means
to really love someone. God touched
him and now he is no longer the same.
He's gonna keep on praising the Lord
while he has a chance, because lie is
worthy to receive praises.
Ile was escorted in by his honorary
Mom and Pop, who came in from Jesup
to celebrate with him. After marching
with them, his sisters joined in the cele-
bration march. In thanking everyone for
being there with him, he gives God the
honor and glory and praises Him for
what He has done and is doing in his
life. To God be the glory and remember,
thumbs up for education.
His mother was not present but he
sent out a recorded shout of love to her,
thanking her for being his mother and
A telegram was received from a spe-
cial nephew in Atlanta and another spe-
cial presentation from another nephew
written especially for him. Sir Gene is so
humble, he will probably share his cele-
bration with his Educational Variety
Hour TV show. Committee members
were Minister Barbara Sullivan,
Minister Lucille Dawson and Sister Ruth
Harris. Many thanks to you for a job
well done, blessed by God.
Birthday wishes to Tina Johnson,
Endia Geter, Keondra.Johnson, Marcus
Jones, Tierra Jones, Ruby Brown, '
Naundy Smith, Kevin Brown, Carlos
Newsome, Eva M. Perkins, Lakithia
Johnson, Edith Brown and Ellen R.
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Dave Caplep; Aniy Reese and Susan Caples, above from
left, at the Harvest Wine Dinner last month. At right,
from left, are Dave and,Glenda'Hewitt with cief'Jaime'
LeBlanc, his daughter Ellese Leblanc and chef Michelle
Harvest wine dinner a tasty fundraiser
'Applause echoed through the
Cumberland Room at Osprey Village on
Sept. 25. Jaime LeBlanc, director of din-
ing services, just introducedthe fourth
course of the evening: deconstructed
death-by-chocolate with chocolate
brownie bites, baked cocoa meringue,
chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache
finished with a raspberry sauce.
The three courses leading up to the
finale included a mushroom and escar-
got strudel, roasted green tomato salad
with fresh chevre and a surf and turf
entree with cocoa dusted filet and sea
Four Amelia Island chefs hosted the
dinner, with ticket proceeds benefiting
the Katie Caples Foundation.
The night began and ended with a
similar theme. Good food, new friends
and a good cause. More than 90 were in
attendance to enjoy the hours d'oeuvres
and cocktail reception, followed by a
four-course dinner with featured wine
selections. The chefs included Michael
Gass of Kelley's Courtyard Cafe,
Michelle Sharpe of My Personal Chef,
Dale Ford of Omni Amelia Island
Plantation Resort and Jaime LeBlanc of
David and Susan Caples were intro-
duced as the recipients of the 2011
James S. Wolf, MD Courage Award, pre-
sented annually by Donate Life America
YMS to hold Tech Night'
Yulee Middle School,
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"Technology Night" on Oct.
20 from 5:30-7 p.m. to intro-
duce parents to the new par-
ent-portal grading system,
FOCUS. Please arrive
between 5:30-6 p.m. to regis-
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parent account in the cafete-
ria. The presentation will
begin at 6 p.m. to show par-
ents how to use FOCUS. At
6:30 p.m., representatives
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contribution, on a regional or national
level, toward educating the public about
the need for organ, eye and tissue dona-
tion. In 2010 alone, the educational pro-
gramming supported by the Foundation
reached more than 17,500 high school
freshmen and sophomores in Northeast
As the evening came to a close with
the recognition of the chefs, the ques-
tior hanging in the air when are tickets
available for the next dinner?
More photos and information about
the Harvest Wine Dinner and Katie
Caples Foundation are available at
Band clinic at YHS Saturday
Yulee High School will host a Marching Band Clinic
and Exhibition on Saturday featuring bands from Nassau
The clinic starts at 2:30 p.m., with each school having
an opportunity to perform and receive feedback.
Beginning at 6 p.m. each school will present its half-time
The public is invited to support the bands and acknowl-
,edge the bard work and dedication of the students.
Admission is free.
Everyone needs encouragement at
times, and the Bible tells us that we
should encourage one another and
build each other up. When we
encourage someone with either our
actions or our words, we are giving
someone hope ahd support by letting
that person know that he or she is
regarded as a valued and respected
, friend. Sometimes, It seems much
easier to discourage rather than
encourage someone. We can always
find fault In someone; however, we
should be looking for the good traits
or behavior that one may possess.
A wise person can correct and
encourage with such skill so as to
not destroy the desire or ambition of
another individual. Being an honest.
encouraging person can be habit
forming, and people enjoy being
around someone whose comments
are positive and non-threatening
God gives all of us
by His words that He
loves ui and will
never forsake us
Megann Leigh Brooks and
Jeremy Everett Driver, both
of Falmouth, Mass., were
married at 5 p.m. Sept. 23,
2011, at Montgomery
Center in Vermont. The
reception followed at Phineas
The bride is the daughter
of John and Kathy Brooks of
Fernandina Beach. The
groom is the son of Everett
and Linda Driver of Newport
Raven Symone Russell of
Yulee and Quinton Jamel
Warren of Jacksonville will be
married at 4 p.m. Oct. 22,
2011, at the Mandarin Com-
munity Center with Bishop
Alvin Louis officiating.
The reception immediately
follows the ceremony at the
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Carmen Emory
and Kenneth Russell of Yulee.
Amanda Ward of Eliza-
bethton, Tenn., and Dean
Montgomery of Fernandina
Beach will be married Dec. 3,
2011, at Ljnn Valley Baptist
Church in Elizabethton,
The bride-elect is the
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center has
announced that Congress has
appropriated funds to supple-
ment and expand emergency
food and shelter programs for
use in fiscal year 2011 (Phase
29). The Emergency Food
and Shelter Program National
Board is again reserving
these funds for the State Set-
Aside (SSA) process. This
process allows for additional
flexibility in selecting jurisdic-
tions for funding. The
National Board requires prior
-to selecting jurisdictions for
funding, that the SSA
Committee consider jurisdic-
that previously qualified
for the program, but no longer
meet the established formula
and demonstrate high levels
with unusually high lev-
Sels of unemployment or pover-
ty, but do not meet the mini-
mum 300 unemployed cut-off;
that have pockets of
homelessness orpoverty and
do not qualify for direct fund-
that are experiencing
recent negative economic
changes, such as plant clos-
Through direct and SSA
awards, Nassau County has ,
received $8,753. SSA awards
are based upon the unemploy-
ment in the non-qualifying
jurisdictions of the state.
A local.board made up of
United Way, government enti-
ties, American Red Cross,
Catholic Charities and the
Ministerial Alliance will deter-
mine how the funds awarded
Mr. Montgomery and Miss
daughter of Danny and
Tammy Ward. The bride-
groom-elect is the son of
Scott and Kim Bleicken of
Navy Seaman Domi-
nique C. Wright, a 2008 gradu-
ate of West Nassau County
High'School, Callahan, re-,
cently graduated from recruit
training and was presented
the Military Excellence
Award at Recruit Training
Center, Great Lakes, Ill.
The award is presented to
the recruit who best exempli-
fies the qualities of enthusi-
asm, devotion to duty, profes-
sional and academic achieve-
ment, military appearance and
behavior, self-discipline and
Wright was taught subjects
to prepare them for academic
and on-the-job training in one
of the Navy's 85 occupational
fields. He also studied sea-
naval history and first aid.
to Nassau are to be distrib-
uted among the emergency
food and shelter programs
run by local service agencies
in the area. This local board is
responsible for recommend-
ing agencies to receive these
funds and any additional
funds available under this
phase of the program.
Under the terms of the
grant from the National
Board, local agencies chosen
to receive funds must: 1) be
private voluntary nonprofits
or units of government 2)
have an accounting system 3)
practice non-discrimination 4)
have demonstrated the capa-
bility to deliver emergency
food and/shelter programs
and 5) if they are a private vol-
untary organization, they
must have a voluntary board.
Qualifying agencies are urged
Nassau County has distrib-
uted Emergency Food and
Shelter funds previously to
the Barnabas Center, the
Nassau County Council on
Aging, Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency,
Micah's Place, Field of Joy
Ministries, the Salvation Army
Hope House, Lifeline
Ministries, Florida Commu-
nity Prevention Center and
Family Support Services.
Public or private voluntary
agencies interested in apply-
ing for Emergency Food and
Shelter Program Phase 29
funds must contact Gail Shults
at the Nassau County
Volunteer Center, 261-2771,
for an application. The dead-
line for applications to be
received is Tuesday, Nov. 15.
PB&J drive ends Oct. 21
The Ndssau County
Volunteer Center and the Girl
Scouts of Nassau County are
holding their 13th annual
Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive
through Oct. 21 in coordination
with national "Make a
Drop-off sites include:
Nassau County Volunteer
Center (1303 Jasmine St., Suite
104A); Emma Love Hardee
Elementary; First Federdl
Savings Bank (Sadler Road,
Fernandina and Chester Road
at A1A, Yulee); Southside
Elementary; St. Michael
Academy; Fernandina Little
Hut -Girl Scout IIut (25 South
13th St.); Harbor Shores
Church (96080 Victoria Place,
Yulee); 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
Complex); First United
Methodist Church of Callahan
.(Booth Street and US 301);
Miner Road Fire Department;
Ann Taylor Loft (St. Johns
Town Center); Publix; Winn
Dixie, 450078 SR 200, Callahan.
Donations will be distributed
to Nassau County Head Start
programs, Barnabas Center
and The Salvation Army Hope
Call 261-2771, or email at
Emergency food and
shelter funds available
FRIDAY. OCTOIB.R 14. 2011/NF:ws-LEADI):R
FRIDAY, Ocroi'l:R 14,2011/Ncws-Lcadcr
Church dinners, surprises and the
The smell is indescribable. If
you've been to one, you know what
I'm talking about. From steaming
cornbread to homemade goulash,
from pot roast to mustard greens,
there's nothing like a church fellow-
ship dinner. Though I had experi-
enced some when I lived up North, I
had no idea what I was in for when I
moved to the South. In those early
years, as a single man working con-
struction, showing up at a fellowship
dinner was like arriving at heaven's
gate. On one such occasion, I found
myself chewing on more than I had
It happened as I, like so many
others, was making my way down
that blissful line of Southern cook-
.ing. The building we were in, built in
the 1930's, offered just the warmth
and character nec-
essary to roll off a
long day of work,
and to enjoy the
family of God.
It was then that
the little girl stand-
ing in front of me
let me in on one of
her secrets. "That's
Nancy," she said,
pointing at one of
the pots on the
counter. Nancy, I
thought, what do
you mean? "That's
Nancy," she said
again, with an innocent yet serious
look on her face. Finally she
explained. Nancy was a goat raised
on the family farm and we were hav-
ing the privilege of eating her.
My original reaction was proba-
bly about like yours right now.
Though I was relieved to find out
that Nancy was an animal, in
all honesty it took me a minute to
adjust to it. The idea of eating a goat
that this little girl had clearly devel-
oped a relationship with was a bit
strange. It wasn't until many years
later that I learned that such a prac-
tice was an integral part of the
Jewish Passover meal, which
reminded them of the sacrifice nec-
essary to set them free.
According to the book of Exodus,
Chapter 12:3-6, the children of Israel
were to choose a male lamb or goat
that was one year old and without
blemish. To insure that it was spot-
less, the family would examine the
cost offsetting us free
lamb for four days prior to killing fault in Him." (ohn 19:4)
and eating it. During those four days Though I've never since been in a
of examination a certain bond would place where fresh goat was on the
form between the family and the menu, I can say that fellowship din-
innocent lamb. ners still hold a dear place among'
Though since the destruction of my appetites. For me, the fact that
the temple in Jerusalem such prac- God would offer up the life of His
tices no longer exist, for the Jewish innocent, spotless Son so that we all
people, celebrating the Passover and could be free from sin is hard to
eating its symbolic foods still to this grasp. For me, partaking of the
day remind them of God's promise amazing fellowship found at the
and provision to set them free. Iprd's Table remains one of my
For Christians, that same greatest delights.
Passover meal is portrayed at the "Then Jesus said unto them,
communion table. It's for this very truly, truly, I say unto you, except
reason that John the Baptist 'you eat the flesh of the Son of Man,
referred to Jesus as the Lamb of and drink His blood, you have no life
God which takes away the sins of in you." Gohn 6:53)
the world (ohn 1:29). It's also the Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
reason why Pontius Pilate examined Living Waters World Outreach Center
Jesus and boldly declared, "I find no email@example.com
7 bagsof food
The Salvation Army Hope House
thanks all who spent their time and
money helping it provide emergency
food to 110 households in
September. A total of 227 bags of
food were provided. Currently need-
ed are: 1) Peanut butter and jelly 2)
Breakfast cereal, oatmeal and grits
3) Canned vegetables 4) Canned or
dried fruit 5) Canned soups 6) Pasta
and rice mixes 7) Dried mashed
potatoes, stuffing mix and noodles 8)
Canned meats. Please bring your,
donations to 410 S. Ninth St. or call
followed by programs for adults and
children. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for
children and $24 for families. On the.
menu this week is cheddar chipotle
macaroni and cheese, Brazilian
chicken cutlets with tropical salsa,
broccoli and red peppers, garden
salad with dressing choices, mini
potato rolls with butter, chocolate
mousse pie, plus sweet and unsweet
tea, lemonade and coffee. Dinner is
catered by Old South Yankee
Gourmet Shop. Make reservations
by calling the church office by noon
.the Monday before at 261-4293. For
information about the programs visit
The Brotherhood of First Baptist Holy Trinity Anglican Church will
will hold a car wash Oct. 15 from 9 begin a 10-week Bible study series
am. to noon in the church parking on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Titled Simply
lot on South Eighth Street to benefit Christian, by
the Nassau Juvenile Residential Bishop N.T Wright, the series
Facility. Any donations are most will be taught by the Rev. Michael
appreciated. Bowhay, rector of Holy Trinity, at the
SI rt- church located at1830 Lake Park
P Cel COncert Drive in Amelia Park, across from
Amelia Plantation Chapel will the YMCA. Each session will be one
host a concert Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. fea- hour, utilizing video, discussion and
during the 50-strong H. Alvin Green Q&A from work materials.
Alumni Memorial Chorale under the Bishop N.T. Wright has taught
direction of Patricia Black with New Testament studies at McGill
hymns and anthems, spirituals and University in Montreal and is cur-
gospel. The chorale honors the rently Canon Theolgian of
memory of Professor Green, revered Westminster Abbey since 2000. Call
music teacher at Edward Waters oly Trinit at 491-6082 to reserve
Col%.4&i jised l&l la erffi&e-ie stefi series or for
and friends from Edward Waters, more information
Bethune Cookman, FSU, Albany F n
State and others. The chorale is
known throughout Florida and Springhill Baptist Church will
Georgia and has recorded two CDs. serve free meals for individuals and
There is no charge, but an offering families in need on Thursday, Oct. 20
will be taken for the scholarship fund from 5-6:30 p.m. at the church,
of the chorale. 941017 Old Nassauville Road. The
Join the Salvation Army Hope
House as Major Marge Strommer,
The Salvation Army's Chaplain in
Northeast Florida, shares the Gospel
on Oct. 18 at noon. Hope House is
located at 410 S. Ninth St., on the
corner of Ninth and Date streets.
Wednesday for all
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,
dinner is usually held the fourth
,Thursday of each month, but this
month is a week earlier due to the
Bethlehem Marketplace event the
following week. Meals also will be
served a week earlier in November
and December due to the
Thanksgiving and Christmas holi-
The church also delivers meals to
those who cannot attend:.On the day
of the meal if possible, those attend-
ing or needing a meal delivered
should call 261-4741, ext 110 in
advance. For information, call Robyn
Stuckey at 583-3280.
Memorial United Methodist
Church will host a Fall Festival Oct.
22 from 10 am.-1 p.m. in Central
Park on Atlantic Avenue with food,
pony rides, horse-drawn hayrides, a
bounce house and carnival-style
games with school supplies as
prizes. The entire community is invit-
ed. Call 261-5769 for information.
.,, hip.Bapt t Ch at. ,,
858 iner Road in Yulee will host
their Deacon and Deaconess
Anniversary at 4 p.m. on Oct. 23.
The guest speaker will be Pastor
Arthur Lee Jordan. For questions
call Bernice Walker at 225-5627.
The North Hilliard Baptist
Church is hosting a Homecoming
Service Oct 23. Holy Ground
Quartet from Jacksonville will be in
concert beginning at 10 am. The
Rev. Jimmy L Black, former North
Hilliard pastor, will be the guest
speaker. A covered dish luncheon
will follow. The church is located on
US Hwy. 1, three miles north of.
The United Methodist Women of
Memorial United Methodist Church
in Fernandina Beach will host an
informative program on the world-
wide issue of human trafficking at
9:30 am. on Oct 24 in Maxwell Hall,
at the church, Sixth and Centre
The speaker will be Attorney
Crystal Freed of the Freed law firm
in Jacksonville. A question and
answer period will follow. Refresh-
ments will be served. Childcare will"
Sbe available with a reservation by
Oct 20 to Deena Wolfe at 261-5769
or at Deena@mjumconline.com. This
.prog.anmis free to the public .., :.
Springhill Baptist Church
announces its annual Fall Festival,
Bethlehem Marketplace, will be held
Oct 28 from 6-9 p.m. There will be
activities, games, prizes and rides:
Admission is one non-perishable
food item to help re-stock the com-
munity food pantry..Hamburgeis,
hotdogs, chips and drinks will be
available to purchase at low prices.
Please, no scary costumes. Spring-
hill Baptist Church is at 941017 Old
Nassauville Road, Nassauville. For
information call 261-4741.
Dr. John Guest, author of 10
books on the Christian lifestyle, will
speak words of inspiration and
renewal from the pulpit of the Amelia
Plantation Chapel on Oct. 30 at 9.15
a.m., 11:15 am. and again at 7 p.m.
Guest has been called "the think-
ing person's evangelist," a term that
describes his gift for combining bril-
liant apologetics with a powerful
speaking style. The Amelia
Plantation Chapel is located behind
the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Spa and Shops at 36 Bowman Road.
Call 277-4414 for information or visit
New Life Christian Fellowship,
2701 Hodges Blvd., Jacksonville, will
host Harvest Fest Oct. 31from 6-9
p.m. as a family friendly alternative
to Hallwoeen. Ebjoy games, bouncy
houses, food, candy and a costume
contest Admission is free and each
attendee receives a free hot dog and
drink. Additional food is provided for
a nominal fee. For information visit
GriefShare is a seminar and sup-
port for people grieving the death of
someone close, be it a parent, a
child, a sibling or a friend, whether
the loss is recent or has never been
worked throtigh well. Registration
for the upcoming seminar.is
Saturday, Nov. 5, 8:30 am.- 12:30
p.ni. at First Baptist Church, 1600 S.
Eighth St., Fernandina Beach.
GriefShare begins Wednesday, Nov.
9,from 6-8 p-m. at the church.
The Council of Catholic Women
at St. Michpel's Catholic Church will
hold a Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 19
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Pre-K
Building at 510 Calhoun St For infor-
mation please call 261-3472.
Your heart will be warmed and
your spirits lifted as "A Time for
Christmas" returns to First Baptist
Church in the worship center, Dec.
8-11. The dynamic Broadway-style
dramatic musical takes you on a jour-
ney through the history of
Christmas while emphasizing true
meaning of the holiday. Make plans
to see "A Time for Christmas" at
First Baptist Church, Dec. 8-10 at 7
p.m. and Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Visit
FFirst.com or call 261-3617.
SWorship this week
S Oat the place of your choice
Sunday School ..................................9:30 am
Sunday Worship..............................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA .....................6:5 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ........:.......6:30 pm
941017 Old Ns sauvife Road County Rd-107,South
Fernandina Beach, FL32034
This space available.
all one of our
AD-visors to help you
reserve this space for
your upcoming events
or weekly services.
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ask for Candy, Christy
"Discover the Difference" at
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL
Comer of Buccanmeer r & Gabing Road, Femandina Bth
For More Informaton call: 261-9527
Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
OffAlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
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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 1-78 Youth 6:30 pm
Clssaae For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
85971 Harts Rd., Weta 904.2265128
Yula, FL 32097 Fax 225-098
Innovadie Style, CaonnW pomiryMusic,
Pastor Mike Kwlatlkwskl
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
KldKmrdlble Children Mlnistries
Meeting 0 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. 0 6:30pm
Please oin us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Pastor Charlie Sward
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday New Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 am. every Sunday
iWednesday Noon-day Pryer
IWednesday Mid-week Service 7-9p.l.Minlsaies:
Bus & lin, Couples. Singles, obuth
17982 N. Main Street, jacksonville
gust 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
FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE PAMILY-
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School.............. 9:4SA.M.
Worship Service ............ 10:SSA.M.
Dlscipleshp Training ......... 6:OOP.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Pallowshp Supper... 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7:00P.M.
730 Bonnlevlew Road (ari from SaI Rd.)
904-261-461S (church office)
9:00 Life Groups
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Servico 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.m. Service 6:00 p.m.
.Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Nursery Provided Bus Ministry Available
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantlc
7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
&1S a.m. Breakfast Burns Hal
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd Sunday
UNITED MEHOMIST CHURCH
|ltia fmhWrVhip.......S am & 11am
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Sunday HolyCommunion 8:00 &1000 am
5th SundayMorning Prayer 10:00 am
SundayChildren'sBible Class- 10:00 am
Wednesday HolyCommunion 12:15 pm
Rev I. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1B30 Lake Prk Dr. (Amell P rk aciss fom YMGI))
Workshops offer hope for holidays
The festive holiday season can 10-11:30 am. in the board room at
be challenging for those who have Baptist Medical Center Nassau,
experienced the death of a loved 1250 South 18th SL
one. They may find themselves Hope for the Holidays is creat-
torn between the need to grieve ed for families, friends and care-
and pressure to get into the holi- givers who have experienced the
day spirit. A loss can be felt more death of a loved one. At the work-
acutely at this time. shops, Community Hospice
To help the bereaved through bereavement counselors will lead
the difficult time, Community the discussions and group exercis-
Hospice of Northeast Florida will es on ways to cope with grief and
hold Hope for the Holidays work- refocuslenergy on positive activi- -
shops atvarious locations through- ties and rituals that honor and
outthe months of November and remember their loved ones..
December. Hope for the Holidays is avail-
SA workshop for Nassau County able at no charge and open to the
residents will be held. In public. Spaces can be reservedrby
Fernandina Beach on Nov. 19 from calling (904) 407-6355.
j SAT. .:00pm
SUN ..9:30 am
& Children' Mnisrles
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Stick to plum or burgundy cultivars when it comes to Loropetalum
Q .1 have a group of another culti- and wasps feed on the white tree may live several years
-.loropetalum shrubs that var with simi- flies but it is important to longer and still produce fruit
are not doing very well. What lar character r- allow the populations of bene- but ultimately it will continue
could be wrong with them? LF istics (e.g., ficial insects to increase to spiral in decline and fruit
A Several people have red/purple enough to manage the pests. production will qlso be
o.called in telling me they new growth, This means staying away from reduced. The decline of the
are experiencing problems pink flowers) broad-spectrum pesticides tree may make it more attrac-
with this shrub. While some e/ to "Ruby," like Sevin or Malathion and tive to borers too. Fertilize
of the species seem to be since there turning to insecticidal soap or using 6-&6 or 8-8-8 and avoid
doing quite well, others have been no ultrafine horticulture oil. high nitrogen products as
appear to be dying limb by GARDEN reports of PHlOTOS COURTESY OFTHE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Otherwise you can use either they have a tendency to cause
limb. First, be sure the shrubs TAL e widespread Loropetalum, above left, should not be planted too of the above products to man- fruit drop. Keep the tree irri-
are not planted too deeply. decline for deeply. The Confederate Rose, above right, is an interest- age the whitefly population as gated on a consistent basis
You should easily be able to these culti- ing and attractive plant that grows in full sun or partial well as others listed on the but do not over water.
pull the soil off the major Becky/ordi vars in shade. attached publication from the Remember to keep lawn grass
roots coming directly from Florida. University of Florida on white- as far away from the tree as
the trunk. Remove excess soil l.oropetalum "Ruby" is a fly chemical control on orna- possible and lightly mulch 2-3
from the top of the roots, small (3-5 feet tall), rounded surrounding plants as phyto- by evening. Bloom season mental plants: http://edis.ifas. inches deep but 1-2 feet away
which will enable them to plant with leaves that are toxicity may occur. These usually lasts from summer ufl.edu/mg254 from the trunk. Fuyu, which
have access to oxygen. Leave more rounded and pink flow- materials can also cause dam- through fall. Propagation by .What is wrong with my is the tree you have, is the rec-
an area about 18 inches or ers that bloom year round. age to metal surfaces such as cuttings root easiest in early w .persimmon? Many of ommended cultivar for
more with nothing but a few Loropetalum "Burgundy" cars, lawn furniture, etc. Ip spring, but cuttings can be the eaves have browning Northeast Florida.
inches of soil and air keep (also called "Sizzling Pink") addition, applicators should takenat almost any time. around the edges. After talk- Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
mulches away from the trunk will stand more upright than wear appropriate personal pro- When it does not freeze, the ing to'you, I went out and County Extension Directorfor
tissue. The mulch depth "Ruby" and grows to be 6-10 tective equipment when apply- Confederate Rose can reach removed some of the stems Nassau County and Nassau
should only be about 2-3 inch- feet tall. Loropetalum ing foliar Cu sprays. This heights of 12 to 15 feet with a and found a dark, discolored County Horticulture Agent III,
es. Change out any overhead "Burgundy" has elongated, information came from a pub- woody trunk; however, a ring you suspected I might is a University ofFloridafacul-
irrigation heads so the water pointed leaves that turn bright location for Central Florida but multi-trunk bush 6 to 8 feet find. My friend thinks it is ty member Extension locations
only reaches the roots allow- red in the fall and flowers that we have been experiencing tall i more typical. It was Botryosphaeria. BB are the satellite office at the
ing the leaves to stay dry. bloom intermittently. the same issues here in once a very common plant A Thanks for sharing this County Building in Yulee and
Watering shrubs once For best results, UF/IFAS Northeast Florida. See throughout the South but has I1..info with me and after the main Extension Office in
every few weeks would be suf- suggests an application of a 5- http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss477. fallen out of favor because of looking at the information on Callahan. The UF/IFAS
ficient for any established 2.5-100 Cu/lime mixture. To ( .What is wrong with my. the common insect issues. Botryosphaeria, I would agree Nassau County Demonstration
woody ornamental. create this mixture, add 5 o Confederate Rose? MD Corifederate Rose is an with your friend. It is always Garden is located at the James
Loropetalum has been pounds'powdered copper sul- A .Hibiscus mutabilis, interesting and attractive plant nice to have someone this S. Page Governmental
encountering problems within fate pentahydate and 2.5 .. Confederate Rose is an that grows in full sun or par- smart in your corner! Complex and demonstrates best
the last few years that include pounds fresh hydrated lime to old-fashioned perennial or tial shade and prefers rich, Botryosphaeria dothidea is management practices for
stunting, defoliation and 100 gallons of water. Spray shrub hibiscus. Flowers are well-drained soil. The spots a fungal disease and it is diffi- Northeast Florida. Mail ques-
sometimes even death. We each individual plant thor- double and are 4 to 6 inches in you see from whiteflies. cult to control in fruit crops. tions to Garden Talk, c/o
currently recommend plant- oughly. When using any foliar diameter; they open white or Several beneficial insects such You may start to see cankers Rebecca Jordi, Nassau County
ing "Burgundy," "Plum" or Cu treatment, avoid spraying pink and change to deep red as ladybugs, green lacewings in the tree limbs and trunk, Extension, 543350 US 1,
Sb rl;k a n th. onutr limbrO Callhank tP L 32011 Visit
HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS
Bob and Lyn Riegler of
Steephill Maple Syrup have
joined the Fernandina Farm-
ers Market as a new vendor
and will be at the market on
the first and third Saturdays of
the month, beginning Oct 15.
Steephill is a small, family
owned Vermont maple tree
farm ownedsince the early
1980s. The syrup is 100 per-
cent natural. Grade A syrup
will be available as well as
Smaple.creaMae.Also at the
market on Saturday will be
Olive My Pickle, Gabriela's
Tamales, and Clean Ridge.
The market, open every
Saturday from 9 am.-1 p.m. at
the corner of Seventh and
Centre streets. Call 491-4872
or visit www.fernandinafarm-
ersmarket.com. Visit www.
ameliagarden.com for infor-
mation about the 2012 Amelia
Island.Garden Show March 3
The city of Fernandina
Beach will sponsor its sixth
Hazardous Waste & Recycle
Event from 8 am.-2 p.m. Oct.
15 at the maintenance/utility
yard, 1017 S. Fifth St. The
event is free to city residents
and $5 for non-residents. No
commercial or business dis-
posal. Proof of resideRcy
Bring glass bottles, scrap
metal, No. 1 and 2 plastics,
paint and paint thinners,
propane tanks, corrosives and
hazardous chemicals, steel
and aluminum cans, pesticides
and fertilizers, paper and card-
board, fluorescent bulbs, tires
(limit four), batteries, elec-
tronics and appliances, house-
hold cleaners, automotive flu-
ids and oil filters and over-the-
counter medications. Paper
shredding services available.
Contact the Maintenance
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On Oct. 17 Becky Jordi,
County Extension Director/
Horticulture Agent, will con-
S'duct a' Plan itie' rom 10
a.m.-2 p.m. at the Yulee
Extension Office (A1A and
Pages Dairy Road). All county
residents are invited to bring
plant samples showing prob-
lems in their landscapes.
Problems will be identified
and solutions offered. This
service is free. Call (904) 879-
1019 or 491-7340.
The University of Florida/
IFAS Florida Master Natura-
list Program Coastal
Systems Module sponsored
by Nassau County'Extension
will be offered Monday and
Wednes-day evenings Oct. 31-
Nov. 21. Deadline to apply is
Classroom sessions will be
held at the Yulee Extension
Office. This program is for
adults who want to learn more
about Florida's environment.
Topics include: ecosystems,
key plants and wildlife and the
role of humans in shaping the
environment Advance regis-
tration required at www.mas-
ternaturalist.org. For informa-
tion contact Steve Gaul at
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The-FBMS Pirates beat the host Hor-
nets 42-20 Tuesday. Kydrin Huguley
carries, the ball for the Hornets, left.
Horixb tDaijan Owens is stopped by a
Pirate; above. Hornet quarterback
Ironne Coley l9oks for a receiver,
below left. Huguley plows into a FBMS
SFrom left, FBMS quarterback Brylen Ericksen steers the offense; Kai Pelham,with an interception; Will Mitchell on the move.
FBMS spoils YMShomecoming
The Fernandina Beach
Middle School Pirates spoiled the
homecoming festivities Tuesday
night at Yulee, beating the host
The Pirates got on the board
early after Chase Karpel sacked
the Hornet quarterback and,
forced a fumble on the game's
second play. Cody Byrd recov-
ered the ball deep in Yulee terri-
tory and Hector Vanlennep
pounded it in to give the Pirates
an early 8-0 lead.
"We challenged our kids to
step up and Chase did that," said
Cam Harrison, head football
coach at FBMS. "He dominated
for most of this game, getting
into the backfield and forcing
After the Pirate defense forced
a punt, an interception thrown by
Brylen Ericksen put Yulee back
on offense. After returning the
interception inside the Pirate 10-
yard linq, the Hornets sti-uck and
cut the lead to 8-6.
Both teams stiffened on
defense after that score and the
Pirates took an 8-6 lead into half-
After a strong defensive per-
formance from both teams in the
first half, the second half be-
longed to the offenses. FBMS got
Sthe ball to start the half and Will
Mitchell broke loose on a 45-yard
scamper to increase the lead to
Yulee responded, driving
down-the field and getting a
touchdown of their own to make
the score 16-14.
The Pirate offense found the
Send zone again on their next
drive, this time on a Mitchell 53-
yard run to extend the lead to 22-
14 to end the third quarter.
"We knew we were in for a
fight in the fourth quarter and-we
brought the guys together and
told them to leave it all on the
field. I think they did that,"
The Pirates scored on the first
play of the quarter as linemen
Marco Vazquez ind Davon
Jennings blew open a hole for
Vanlenfep, who raced 37 yards
untouched to'the end zone to
make the lead 28-14.
Vanlennep then executed an
onside kick, which was recovered
,by the Pirates' Max Jones.
Mitchell scored the last of his
Three touchdowns on the next
play, a 39-yard run to push the
lead to 36-14.
On the next Hornet posses-
sion, an attempted halfback pass
.to the quarterback was intercept-
ed by Kai Pelham and returned
to the Yulee 28-yard line. Kyle
Horgan put the last Pirate touch-
down of the night on the board
on the next play, a 28-yard gallop
to give the Pirates a 42-14 lead.
Yulee was able to score on a
long touchdown run with one
minute left in the game, but the
onside kick was recovered by
Pirate Dylan Jausel to secure the
"I am very proud of our per-
formance tonight," Harrison said.
"We challenged the boys to come
back strong after the Callahan
game and they did just that. We
asked the guys to give us all they
had and we had a ton of guys step
up. It was a great team effort."
Mitchell had 178 yards on
nine carries, Vanlennep had 69
on seven and Horgan had 35 on
four to lead the FBMS offense.
Karpel and Mitchell had eight
tackles apiece. Karpel also had
six quarterback sacks arid forced
five fumbles. Pelham had six
tackles: Darriaj Wentworth and
Vanlennep five each; and Tyreke
four. Cody Byrd had three tackles
and recovered a fumble. Mai-shall
Thompson had a pair of stops
along with a fumble recovery.
Horgan and Mason Buchanan
had two tackles each.
The Pirates (5-2) conclude the
season Tuesday at home against.
the Caihden eighth graders.
Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m.
'The Fernandina Beach High School boys
golf team (8-3),host the district tournament
Monday at'the-per-nandina Beach Golf Club.
The girls (8-4) are hosts Tuesday.
The brother-and-sister team of freshman
Shelly and senior Jacqueline Shelly lead the
Ev.i Shelly boasts a 38 average for the sea-
son, Hunter Wells has a 41 average and Cole
Watson a 42. Rounding of the district team are
Carson Van Etta and Cason Bunch, both with
46 averages for the season,
The girls are led by senior co-captain
Jacqueline Shelly with a 36 average. She is.fol-
lowed by senior co-captain Leanne Lee with a
45 average. Sydney Broussard, Cailee Crane
and Abby Bellar round out the. district team.
"Both teams have the talent and game to
win the district tournament and advance on to
the regional tournament," said Christina
Steffen, head golf coach at Fernandina Beach
High School. The top three teams and top
.three individuals not on those teams will
The girls regional tournament will beat
the University of Florida course in Gainesville.
The boys tournament is at Eagle Harbor in
Lady Pirates are
Opponents had to earn their wins over the
13-9 Lady Pirate volleyball team this season.
"All of our losses have been to good teams
and we were in every match," said Bobby
Strumlauf, volleyball coach at Fernandina
Beach High School. "If a few points could
have went our way in each match, we could
easily be 17-5 or 18-4. We beat ourselves in a
lot of the matches."
The Lady Pirates lost in five games to
Episcopal, Bishop Kenny and Providence.
"All of those games were dogfights and
could have went either way," Strumlauf said.
"We have also had two wins against Bolles this
season alongwith wins against Mandarin,
Orange Park, Fleming Island and DeLand,
which is No. 3 in the Orlando Sentinel Super
Leading the Lady Pirates this season in
digs are Alyssa Whitfield (299) and Savannah
"Both are excellent passers who help
anchor our defense," Strumlauf said.
Young leads in kills with 274; Whitfield has
172 and Emmalee Bales 108
"All are strong attackers, who have the
ability to dominate a match," Strunlauf said.
Darby Lane has the most aces With 47;
Young has 35.
"Darby gives a great boost when she is on
with her serve," Strumlauf said. "She can real-
ly run off a bunch of points for us."
Setter Caroline Garner has 530 assists.
"She's averaging around 23 assists per
match," Strumlauf said. "She is an experi-
enced senior with good decision making
skills,-allowing our hitters to get free swings
on the ball."
The lady Pirates host Nease Monday and
Ponte Vedra Tuesday for senior night. FBHS
wraps up the regular season Wednesday at
"It's a really big week for our team,"
Mitchell finishes second, i
lt('al to a1
(It w' ck,
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named player of
Katie Mitchell of Fernan- "She played really solid all
dina Beach, freshman at the week and has played that way
University of Central Florida, since she has been here,"
was named Conference USA said UCF head coach
Women's Golfer of the Week Courtney Trimble in a press
after steering the Knights to release. "She certainly hasn't
their first title this season and played like a freshman and
first championship since 2010 has played like a veteran."
at the Lady.Northern Mitchell has led UCF in
Invitational at French Lick two of three tournaments.
Resort in Indiana this week. "She has worked on con-
Mitchell finished second trolling her emotions a little
overall, her third top-20 finish mor; in each tournament and
in as many collegiate events, it worked out for the best this
She carded a plus-four.217, past one," Trimble said, "She
including a second-round one- never got frustrated and
under-par performance (76- stayed level throughout the
70-71). She also sank seven tournament, which was help-
birdies during the week. ful to her success this week."
Mitchell had her first under- The Knights overcame a
par round of the year. 15-stroke deficit on the final
day Thursday to beat No. 19
Ohio State, No. 33 Illinois,
No. 42 Augusta State, No. 43
Iowa State and No. 45
Michigan. Their final-round
five-over 289 was the best of
any team by nine strokes.
Mitchell made her colle-
giate debut in the Dale
McNamara Invitational. She
finished in the top 20.
SShe finished tied for 10th
in her second event, the
Bettie Lou Evans Invitational
in Lexington, Ky. She carded
a 234 (77-77-80). The Knights
were second overall.
UCF heads to San Antonio,
Texas, Oct. 30 for the Alamo
Invitational in its final tourna-
ment of the fall.
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FRIDAY, Oc r-Rn R 14,2011 SPORTS News-Leader
Nick Isabella Jr. of Fernandina Beach place second in men's longboard in the
Eastern Surfing Championship held Sept. 18-24 in Nags Head, N.C. Isabella, spon-
sored by Pipeline Surf Shop in Fernandina Beach; and has competed at the Outer
Banks the last five years in both longboard and shortboard. He has been competing
in local and regional contests for eight years and has been surfing 11 years. Known
hs "Chudda," which evolved from "Shooda," as in "shooting under the pier, riding a
wave," a local surfing feat held in high esteem. Second place men's longboard divi-
sion surfers qualify for "Easterns" by winning in their local district and placing in
regionals held eAch year in April. When Isabella is not surfing, you will find him in
the gym or working at Kayak Amelia.
FDSL kicks off with fundraiser
Have you ever heard "I
went to a fight the other
night and a hockey game
broke out?" In the Family
Driven Softball League the
complete opposite is said, "I
went to a softball game the '
other day and fellowship
The Family Driven Soft-
ball League's fourth cam-
paign has begun. First on the
agenda is a barbecue fund-
raiser hosted by Rusty's
Catering, which will be held
held at two locations this
Barbecue dinners will be
served in the parking lots at
both The Journey Church in
Fernandina Beach and New
Life Baptist Church in Yulee
Oct. 22. According to league
Secretary Ada Cook, "You
will not even have to get out
of your car as curb service
will be provided."
These dinners will sell for
$8 and $ 5 each. All of the
money raised will go towards
the completion of an outfield
fence for the newly con-
structed Field Two.
Currently 11 churches
nimke up the FDSL, which
includes three new members
who joined this year.
Chuich, The Carpenters
diria Beach Church of Christ,,
First Baptist Church of
SFernandina Beach, Hedges
Baptist Church, The Journey
Church, Lannie Road Baptist
Church from Jacksonville,
Springhill Baptist Church,
United Memorial Methodist
Church and Yulee Baptist
; A campaign has began to
recruit more churches to join
the league. According to
league treasurer David Keay,
"We have been blessed with
two playing fields located at
Springhill Baptist Church
and the fun and.fellowship
that takes place on game day
is an experience everyone
Springhill provides the
property where both fields
are located. The other
churches along with private
donations built the fields
This year the FDSL was
blessed with a new website,
current members and poten-
tial members can keep up to
date with the goings-on in
the league. The site also '.
includes information on q.,-
rent happenings from merf
ber churches, league stand-
ings, devotionals, season
schedule as well as a photo
gallery from the league's
first three yeats.
Members of the FDSL are
very involved in the commu-
nity ranging from participat-
ing in the annual fundraiser
turkey golf shootout organ-
ized by The Journey Church;
more than 1,500 turkey din-
ners where served to the
This event will take place
Oct. 21. The fundraiser bar-
becue hosted by Rusty's
Catering is Oct. 22. Oh Nov.
12, the men of the FDSL will
visit the Nassau Juvenile
Residential Facility to play
some softbalT and share the
Practice-may begin Dec.
1. The season will begin Feb.
2. Visit www.fdslsoftball.org
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The Golf Club at North Lunch will be provided. At www.bbbsnefl.com or contact
Hampton will host the 16th the conclusion of play, there Oden at 261-9500, (904) 806-
annual Reggie Hunt is a prime rib dinner with 6854 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Golf Classic Nov. refreshments and awards. The inaugural golf tour-
8. The event is the agency's Low gross and low net nament to benefit Sutton
biggest fundraiser of the prizes will be awarded with Place Behavioral Health will
year. net scores influenced by the be held Nov. 14 at Amelia
It is held annually in amount of money raised for National Golf and Country
memory of Reggie Hunt, a BBBS. Club. Registration is at 11
former Fernandina High There will also be longest a.m. Shotgun start is at noon.
School student athlete and drive, closest-to-the-pin and Format is a team scramble.
six-year participant in the hole-in-one contests: Tournament ambassador
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Big Brothers Big Sisters Brian Sexton, the "Voice of
Nassau County program, in Nassau County relies on the Jaguars," will greet
who died tragically as a private donations for more golfers. There will be a
teenager in an accident in than half its operating $25,000 hole-in-one prize.
August 1996. expenses; Donations are tax- A cookout follows play. To
The format will be a tradi- deductible and the money sponsor the event or for
tional captain's choice witi a raised remains in the county. information, contact Cherie
noon shotgun start. Registra- For information on this Billings at 277-2995 or Joyce-
tion begins at 11 a.m. first-class event, visit. Jones at email@example.com.
The city ot Fernandina Beach Recreation
Department (city website www.fbfl.us) offers;
Gymnastics and tumbling for cheer class-
es are held at the Peck Center. Classes
Tuesday are for Tiny Tumbles from 3:30-4
p.m.; intermediate gymnastics from 4-5 p.m.;
and beginning gymnastics from 5:15-6:15
p.m. Thursday's classes are from 4-4:55 p.m.
for beginning gymnastics ard cheer tumbling
from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Annual fees are $10 to
the city of Fernandina Beach and $12 to AAU
for insurance. Tuition is $99 fr, 10 weeks for
an hour per week for city residents ($120 non-
city). Instructor is Shari Riepe. Call (904) 404-
6758 or visit www.freshspiritad.yentures.com.
SZumba fitness clasSesatPeck Center
are from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and j1-11:45 a.m.
Monday and 9:30-10:30 a.ri? ahd 5:30-6:30
p.m. Wednesday. City residept.fee is $5 per
class or $45 for 10-class punch card. Non-city
fees are $6 per class or $55 for 10. Register
at thp Atlantic Center. Contact Kathie at 206-
0107 for details.
Peck Gym weight room is open from 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satu'rdays'and
Sunday. Cost is $3 a day, $25 a month for
city residents ($31.25 non-city), $120 for sixth
months ($150 non-city) or $180 for 12 months
($225 non-city). Personal training is available.
Fee is $30 per session, $75 per week (three
sessions) or $200 a month (two sessions per
week for four weeks). Monthly packages
come with dietary analysis and food program.
Call Jay at 277-7364.
Adult volleyball is from 7-9 p.m. Tues-
days and Fridays at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per
day for city residents ($5 non).
Open basketball is Mondays and Wed-
nesdays from 11 a.m. td'5:15 p.m., Thursdays
from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and
Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4p.m. at Peck Gym,
based on availability.
Coed exercise is from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursdays at the MLK Center.
Fee is $2 per class (city), $3 (non-city).
Check out Central Park tennis court keys
at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center ($5
deposit, refundable if returned within a year).
Lap swim is from 6-9 a.m. and noon to 3
p.m. Monday through Friday at Atlantic
Center. Cost is $2 a day.
Atlantic Center pool public swim hours
are from from 3-6 p.m. weekdays ($2) and
from noon to 5 p.m. weekends ($3).
Femandina Beach Scuba Club meets at
6 p.m. the second Friday at the Atlantic Ave-
nue Recreation Center. Call Kathy Russell,
753-1143, pr email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FADI open water scuba certification is
available. Participants must provide masks,
snorkels, fins, booties and weight belts. Fee is
$250 (additional fee for chepk-out dives).
Register at Atlantic Center. Call Kathy Russell
Maharaj Tennis clinics for youth ages four
and up and adults (beginners, intermediate
and advanced) and private lessons are of-
fered at Central Park. Adult clinics are Mon-
days, Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays,
Saturday and Sundays. Fee is $10 per hour
or $15 per 1 1/2 hours. Youth clinics are
Monday through Thursdays. Fees are $16
per week for one-hour junior clinics, $12 per
day for 1 1/2-hour clinics and $10 per week
for Tiny Tots classes. Private lessons avail-
able with head pro Vishnu Maharaj ($60 an
hour) or an assistant professional ($50). Non-
city residents are assessed a 20 percent sur-
charge for clinics and private lessons. Email
email@example.com or call 548-1472-.
Shotokan karate classes for ages 6 and
up With instructor Jerry Williamson are from
3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays in
the Peck Center auditorium. Fee is $40
monthly for city residents ($45 for non-city):
Uniforms are available through the instructor.
Register at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Aqua 1 water aerobics is from 10-10:55
a.m. weekdays at the Atlantic Center pool.
Deep water aerobics (aqua fitness belts
required) is Mondays, Wednesdays and
Friday from 11-11:55 a.m. Cost is $50 per
month (city residents) and $62.50 (non-city)
for onetlass per day; $60 (city residents) and
$75 (non-city) for two classes; or $5 for one
class, $10 for two.
District 2-1 A
State 1A, Orando
at West Nassau"
Pre-state, Dade City
Last Chance, Galnesville
Region 1-2A, Lake City
State 2A, Dade City
Oct. 17 District 5-1A
Oct.24 Region 2-1A E. Harbor
Oct 31-Nov 2 State 1A, Tavares
Oct 14 JVtourneyatBK
Oct. 18 PONTE VEDRA
Oct. 19 at Mddeburg
Oct. 25-27 DISTRICT 4-4A
Oct. 17 District5-1A
Oct. 24 Region 2-1A at UF
Nov 1-2 State lA
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Oct. 18 at Camden55:00
Oct. 24-25 Rorida-Geora champs
YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Oct. 18 Florda champ.
Oct. 24-25 Flonda-Georgia champ.
SECOND AT EASTERN
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 27 at Yulee
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Oct. 14 at First Coast
Oct. 21 WEST NASSAU
Oct. 28 Trinity Christian *
Nov. 4 at Calvary Christ.
Nov. 11 HAMILTON'"
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 20 at West Nassau
Oct. 27 FERNANDINA
The 3rd Annual
Friday, October 21, 2011
Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Format: 4 Man Scramble
Shotgun Start @9:00 am
During these challenging times It is Im-
pertive that we share God's uncondi-
tional love with those in our own back-
yard. All proceeds from the tournament
will be used to help families in our com-
munity enjoy a Thanksgiving meal
together. Over 1500 Families served
To sign up or request more
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 per additional sib-
ling. Proof of Nassau County residency, physi-
cal.within the last six months and birth certifi-
cate required. Visit www.yuleebasketball.org or
call (904) 701-4188 for information.
Join the McArthur Family YMCA this winter
for its youth basketball league. Practices are
Monday, Tuesdays or Thursday nights after 5
p:m. with games on Fridays or Saturdays,
depending on age group. The season runs
from Nov. 28 to Feb. 'l1.
Each participant will receive a basketball
jersey and an award at the end of the season.
Registration starts Oct. 17 with a late fee start-
ing Nov. 11. The prices are $55 for members
and $110 for non-members. The league is
open to ages 4-14 (as of Aug. 1).
For information, visit www.firstcoastymca.
org or call 261-1080.
The Fernandina Beach High School
wrestling team will hold its fourth annual beau-
ty pageant fundraiser at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach.
Tickets are $20 for the buffet dinner, show
and silent auction. Admission to the show and
auction is $5. For information on the event,
contact Tracy Williams at 277-2359.
Walkto stp diabetesNov.12
This year, more than 2,000 area residents
will come together to be part of the Stop
Diabetes movement at the Step Out: Walk to
Stop Diabetes Nov. 12 at Jacksonville Zoo and
Gardens, the one-day signature fundraising
walk benefiting the American Diabetes
Every dollar raised through Step Out plays
an important role in supporting the associa-
tion's mission: to prevent and.cure diabetes
and to improve the lives of all people affected
Today, there are nearly 26 million
Americans including over 120,000 in North
Florida/South Georgia who have diabetes.
While an estimated 18.8 million have been
diagnosed, unfortunately, 7 million people are
unaware that they have the disease. If current
trends continue, one in three American adults
will have diabetes by 2050.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes provides
an opportunity everyone to come together for a
fun, healthy activity. It's an event for anyone
who wants to support the association and raise
critical funds that will help stop diabetes.
To register, volunteer or get information,
visit diabetes.org/stepout or call 1-888-DIA-
There are organized bicycle rides in
Femandina 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. Park near the
.miniature golf course.
Cyclists of all 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 Bicy-cle Club. Contact him at
261-5160. Sign up for email announcements at
www. ameliaislandcycling.com or www.nfbc.us.
Saflhng ub meets
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at 7:30
p.m. Contact Commodore Bill Bass at 277-
4398 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. behind
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center and
Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the petanque courts
at the south end of the downtown marina.
Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both horse-
shoes and bocce, the Italian bowling game.
The public is always welcome to join in and
learn this easy, fun game for 'all ages. For infor-
mation, call 491-1190.
The Women of Power 5K Run/Walk will be
held at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at Main Beach. The
fees are $20 through Nov. 4 and $25 there-
after. The event benefits the Cedar Haven
Transitional House for women moving from
homelessness to housing independence.
For information, visit www.active.com/run-
runwalk-2011 or wop5krun.wordpress.com.
Nassau County Sports Association meets at
7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county building,
Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609 for informa-
Nassau Challenger Bowling League for the
physically and mentally challenged meets the
second Saturday each month from 3-5 p.m. at
the Nassau Bowling Center in Yulee. Call
Melinda Willaford at 261-3136 for information.
Gatr Bowl tcets on sae
TaxSlayer.com has announced its multi-
year partnership with the Gator Bowl
Association as the new title sponsor beginning
with the 2012 Gator Bowl. Tickets for the 67th
annual Gator Bowl, one of three Jan. 2 bowl
matchups between the Big Ten Confer-ence
and the Southeastern Conference, are now
available for sale to the public.
The TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl, along with
the Capital One Bowl and the Outback Bowl,
will take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 2, matching a
team from the SEC/against a team from the
Big Ten across the ESPN family of networks.
Ticket prices for the Gator Bowl, which will
be played at EverBank Field in Jacksonville,
are $80 for VIP and $60 for stadium seats.
Club seats are sold out.
Tickets are available for purchase through
Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at
Strides forEducation wal/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
Walk/Run around the state to help raise aware-
ness and funds for Florida's low-income and
at-risk youth who wish to pursue a college edu-
cation 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,
Her dry. mokalqe,.Lake, Lee,. Miami-Dade,_:
Nassau, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Sarasota and
STake Stock in Children 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 scholar-
ships 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 promotional
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
To learn how you can participate, volunteer
or sponsor the event, call (888) 322-4673 or
To submit an item for this column, contact
Beth Jones at 261-3696 or e-mail to
FIRIDAY. Ocro el:R 14,2011 NEWS News-Leader
Yulee Elementary School
third graders listen as
Susanne Steffen reads the
book Llama IJama Red
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Read for the Record
at Yulee Elementary
HEATHER A. PERRY
During Read for the
Record atYulee Elementary
on Oct. 6,Susanne Steffen,
president of thp Fernandina
Beach Woman s Club, read
Llama Llama Red Pajama to
Annemarie Cellura's third
The class includes Tristan
Brown, James Durden, Dalton
Godbold, Emma Gray, Zach-
ary Hannaford, Ronald Hig-
ginbotham, Sarah Pagliughi,
Justice Pope, Kristin Potts,
Brianna Powell, Halley Sever,
Kristina Smith, Katie
Wehrung and Kailey Wilson.
"Woman's Clubs all over
the country are reading this
book to children," said
Steffen, who donated the book
Womaans Clubs all over the country are read-
ing this book to children.'
FERNANDINA BEACH WOMEN'S CLUB
to the library.
The event also took place
at Emma Love Hardee,
Southside Elementary and
The Read for-the Record
campaign began in 2006 and
is a joint effort between
Jumpstart, a national early
education organization that
recruits and trains college stu-
dents and community volun-
teers to work with preschool
children, and the Pearson'
Each year, readers around
the world have joined togeth-
er to break the world record
for the most people reading
the same book at one time.
In addition to in-person
read-alouds, the program also
enables anyone to visit the
Read for the Record website
to read an online version of
the book. For each digital
book read, one book will be
donated to classrooms across
America. To learn more about
the campaign, visit www.read-
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14.2011
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
I) princess Amelia, for whom the
Island is named, has accepted an
invitation to be a hostess for a
luncheon to be held as part of the
annual Amelia Island Museum of History's
Holiday Home Tour. The princess, por-
trayed by Karen Harper, is one of the muse-
um's first person presenters and she, along
with other characters from Fernandina's col-
orful history, will be present at the luncheon
on Dec. 2 and 3.
The luncheon is a new event this year.
Staged at the historic Beech Street Grill, the
vintage restaurant will be adorned with
spectacular Christmas d6cor. Other charac-
ters from Fernandina's past will be David
and Nannie Yulee, Mr. and Mrs. Effingham
Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie and
The Beech Street Grill is an appropriate
choice for the luncheon because of its signif-
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The Beech Street Grill will star as the backdrop for a Christmas lunch-
eon being offered for the first time at this year's Holiday Home Tour,
set for Dec. 2 and 3.
Fernandina Little Theatre is proud to present
"Doubt, A Parable," by John Patrick Shanley, win-
ner of both the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and the 2005
Tony Award. In this brilliant and powerful drama,
Sister Aloysius (Catherine Henry, right) takes mat-
ters into her own hands when she suspects Father
Flynn of improper relations with one of the male
students.The talented cast also features Arva Butler,
Jim Laughrey and Sinda Nichols. Shannon Shaw is
the stage manager and the production is directed by
Ron Kurtz. Performances are Oct. 15, 18, 20, 21
and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 4:30
p.m. at FLT, 1014 Beech St.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at The UPS
Store in the Publix shopping center. FLT is a small,
intimate space and patrons are advised to purchase
tickets in advance.
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The Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third St., is
offering special ghost tours during the month of October
(except for Sundays). It will also host a Haunted Museum Tour
on Oct. 28. Guests interested in making reservations for six or
more people can call Thea Seagraves at 261-7378, ext.105 for
times and dates, For additional details, visit www.ameliamuse-
The second annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Pawty will
be held at the Nassau County animal shelter on Oct. 15.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the judging at 11:30 a.m.
This is a free event. All pets must be leashed or in a carrier.
First place will be awarded in the following Cat-a-Gories: Most
Adorable; Best Look-a-Like (human and pet); Scariest; Most
Macho; Best Non-Store Bought Costume; and Best Pet Trick.
For information call the shelter at 491-7440.
Postponed due to weather, the Fall Festival at Amelia Island
Montessori School will now be held Oct. 15. Community yard
sale with loads of children's and home items begins at 8 am.;
festival with carnival games, food and drink and Halloween
Costume Corner.runs from 9 am.-2 p.m.
Performances by Kinderstudios and Dance Trance plus $5
unlimited bouncing in bounce houses. Call 261-6610 for infor-
mation or to participate as a vendor. Visit www.ameliaisland-
Holler fora Dollar
The Florida State College Nassau Outdoor Education
Center, 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee will host the Ninth
Annual "Holler for a Dollar" Haunted House Oct. 22, 28,
and 29, from 7:30-11 p.m. each night. In addition to the
Haunted House, there will be a Haunted Hayride and
Haunted Forest Admission is $2 per event
or $5 for all three. "Ghoulish Treats"
will be available to purchase. All pro-
ceeds will be donated to Take Stock
in Children, United Way and United
Communities, and the Baptist Medical
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AMELIA CRUIZERS SHOW
The 15th annual Amelia
Cruizers 8 Flags Car Showwill
be held on Centre Street in
downtown Fernandina Beach
on Oct. 15 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.,
with free admission to the pub-
lic and eight blocks of classic-
cars and vendors. Awards will include Best of
Show and People's Choice.
The show benefits the Justin Hess Scholarship
Foundation, Court Appointed Special Advocates
(CASA) of the Southeastern Georgia Federation.
and the Nassau County Council on Aging. For
information visit www.ameliacruizers.org.
RESCUES & RUNWAYS
Several of Nassau
Humane Society's adoptable
dogs will share the spotlight
Oct. 15 at"Rescues and
Runways" from 12:30-1 p.m. at
maurices, offA1A in Yulee
near Target. Shelter dogs will accompany models
showing back to school and holiday fashions, and
will stay to greet their fans until about 3 p.m.
There will also be a silent auction. Donations will
go to help Nassau Humane Society's adoptable
pets. and all of the dogs walking the runway will
be available for adoption.
Cats Angels. Inc. SPCA will Met
hold their fourth annual "Rescue 'a T
Me" Fundraiser Oct. 16 from 5-8
p.m. at Kelley's Warehouse. 1235
South 10th St.in Fernandina
Beach. Barbecue dinner with a Ci A lt
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 adJop cd. Visit www.caisangels.com.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011 LEISURE News-Leader
OUT AND ABOUT
Theatre will host a
Breakfast Fundraiser at
Applebee's restaurant, comer
of Sadler Road and Eighth
Street in Femandina Beach,
Oct. 15 from 8-10 a.m. Enjoy
pancakes, scrambled eggs,
bacon, sausage, juice and
coffee for the ticket price of
$8. Tickets may be purchased
Today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at
the box office or at the'restau-
rant on Saturday. Call 321-
1752 for information
Join fellow car enthusi-
asts for coffee and conver-
sation Oct. 15 from 9-11 a.m.
at Starbucks, 1460 Sadler
Road.. For information contact
Harvey at 583-8649.
Eight Flags Needlepoint
Guild will meet Oct. 15 at
10:30 a.m. at Scott and Sons
Jewelry Store, 9900 Amelia
Pkwy. All needlepointers are
welcome. Contact Donna
The American Legion -
Riders, Chapter 54, will host
theirmonthly steak night at
the American Legion Post,
626 S./Third St., from 5-7 p.m.
on Oct. 15. The public is wel-
come. Dinner includes a steak
cooked to order, baked pota-
to, cor on the cob, salad and
a roll for an $11 donation. To-
go dinners available. All pro-
ceeds go to programs spon-
sored by the American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54.
Terry Pinkstaff, accom-
plished fife musician, ac-
Scompanied by Caleb Wil-
liams and Zachory Pink-
staff, will present a concert
of music from the Civil Wa'r
period at the meeting of the
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Pig
Barbeque Restaurant in Call-
ahan. The public is invited.
The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will
meet Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the
Community Room of the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department, 1525 Lime St.
Jean Hodges Mizell will.
present "Family History Re-
search in Nassau County." '
After 200-300 years, many
descendants of original Nas-,
sau County and east Florida
settler families remain in this
region, a rare "Pocket Area."
The presentation will
explore the history of some of
these families. The public is
The Amelia Island
Chapter, NWtional Society
Daughters of the American
evolution, will meet at the
Golf Club of Amelia Oct. 19
at 10:30 a.m. Lt, Bill Leeper
of the Florida Highwiay Patrol
will speak on driver safety. All
members and prospective
members are welcome to
Luncheon is $17, check
payable to AIDAR atthe door,
RSVP to AmySchnell at 556-
3486 or amyjschnell@ com-
The Men's Newcomers
The Men's Newcomers
Club of Amelia Island will
hold Its lunch meeting Oct.
20 at the Femandina Beach
Golf Club at 11:30 a.m. Kevin
M. Gilpin, executive director
for the National Crime Stop
Program, will speak about
crime from a criminal's per-
spective and detail simple,
practical and effective tech-
niques to deter the crime,
such as identity theft, before it
Tickets are $15 by Oct. 15
and $17 at the door. For
reservations call Bob Keane,
277-4590. All men, whether
new to the area or longtime
residents, are welcome.' For
information visit www.men-
The Southem Women's
Show returns to the Prime
Osborn Convention Center
in Jacksonville Oct. 20-23
with over 400 exhibitors,
from unique fashions to
gourmet foods to gift ideas
for $25 or less to make-
overs to runway shows and
Featured will be Today
Show correspondent Jenna
Bush Hager, celebrity chefs,
the Balancing Your Life
Pavilion, health screenings
with body composition analy-
sis, thermographic nerve
scans and more.
Show hours are Thursday,
10 a.m.- 7 p.n.; Friday and
Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.;,and
Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission is $10 at the door,
$5 for children ages 6-12 and
free for children under 6 (with
paying adult). Advance dis-
count tickets are $8 at area
Walgreens. Discount coupons
are available at www.south-
Readmission tickets are $5.
Parking at Prime Osbom
Convention Center is $7.
For group discounts and
information call (800) 849-
0248 or visit
The GFWC Junior-
Woman's Club of Femnan-
dina Beach will sponsor a
BBQ Fundraiser on Oct. 21.
Lunches include a pulled
pork sandwich from Callahan
BBQ wiirtwoB'ides and a
drink for $6. Local business
that would like to have lunch-
as delivered, contact Lisa
0 Stubbs at 206-2290 for an
order form by today. To pur-
chase individual tickets con-
tact Stubbs by Oct. 17.
Individual ticket holders may
pick up their lunches at the
Woman's Club, 201 Jean
LaFitte Ave., from 11:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m. Oct. 21.
The public is invited to
discover the Battle of Olus-
tee as the Amelia Island
Museum offHlstory wel-
comes Keith Kohl for its
monthly 3rd Friday on 3rd
Street presentation on Oct.
21 at 6 p.m. at 233 S. Third
St. Taking place not far from
Femandina, Olustee was one
Sof the bloodiest battles to take
Place in Florida. Civil War his-
torian and reenactor Kohl will
delve into the details of the
conflict and how it impacted
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museum members with a sug-
gested donation of $5 for non-
Contact Alex at 261-7378,
.ext. 102 or alexbuell@amelia-
Nassau Humane Society
invites you to attend the
Seventh Annual Pasta for
Paws Spaghetti Dinner Oct.
22 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at
the Atlantic Avenue
Tickets are $12. Dinner
includes salad, spaghetti,
meatballs, bread, beverage
and dessert. Additional
desserts $2. Takeout avail-
able. Children 6 and under eat
free. Enjoy live music by
Frankie & Friends and a huge
Tickets are on sale at the
NHS Dog Park and Red
SBones Dog Bakery. All pro-
ceeds benefit homeless ani-
mals at the shelter. Phone
Penny Landregan at 277-
1152 for information:
Ecological and Historic
Preserve will present "The
Civil War In Jacksonville"
Living History Weekend at
Fort Caroline National
Memorial, 12713 Ft.
Jacksonville, Oct. 22 from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 23
from 10 a.m.-2'p.m.
'Leam how the Civil War
impacted; Jacksonville and
Northeast Florida during the
years 1 861-65, The event is
free. Living historians in peri-
od costumes will portray
infantry soldiers of both the
Northand the South, including
Union gunboat sailors,
marines, artille~rcrews, engi-
neers-and military musicians.,
Civilian life will also be por-
trayed, showing hoW-ordinary
citizens survived during the
war. Call (904) 641-7155.
Find out how Naval
Submarine base Kings Bay
in Georgia In ts Nassau
County's economy during
the Amelia Island-Femaidina
Beach-Yulee Chaimber of
Commerce Quarterly Lunch-
eon Oct. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1
p.m. at the Golf Club of
Amelia Island at Summer .
Beach, 4700 Amelia Island
Capt. John S. O'Neill, com-
manding officer of Kings Bay,'
the east coast home to the
Navy's Trident submarine, will
be the speaker for the lunch-
eon. Figures from 2009 ppt
the economic impact through
payroll of Kings Bay at $600
About 5,200 sailors and
3,700 federal and civilian
employees work at Kings Bay,
which has $200 million bud-
geted for'construction and
other projects through 2018.
Admission is $18 for.
chamber members, $25 foi
non-members, and includes
lunch. Reservations are
required by Oct. 21. Cancella-
tions must :e received 24
hours in advance or charges
will apply. Cash or check only
at the door; Discover,
MasterCard or Visa accepted
in' advance. For reservations
or Information call 261-3248..
A Veterans Day Parade
honoring all who served will
be held Nov. 5 at 11 a.m.
Participant lineup will begin
at 10:30 a.m. at Ash and
South 11th streets. The
parade will travel west on Ash
Street, north on South
Second, east on Centre
Street/Atlantic Avenue to
To participate or for infor-
mation contact Cathy Dopson
at 261-8473. The event is
sponsored by American
Legion Post 54..
St. Marys Little Theatre
will host "Dancing to the
Oldies" Nov. 12 at Borrell
Creek Landing In St. Marys,
Ga., to introduce the commu-
nity to the players of the the-
ater and participate in a din-
ner and dance in the spirit of
the 1950s and '60s. Prizes will
be awarded for the best cos-
tumes and Elvis might make
an appearance. Live and
Direct Entertainment featuring
Michael Jacobs will provide
The evening will feature a
retro dinner, silent auction and
souvenir photos. For reserva-
tions email barbara@storm-
Tickets are $35 per per-
son. For information about the
theater visit www.stmaryslit-
tletheatre.com or call (912)
Theatre, 207 Cedar St.,
presents "The Seven Year
Itch," directed by Linda
McClane, at 8 p.m. tonight
and Oct. 15.
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.
STckets are $20 for adults
and $10 for students (includes
college). Season tickets are
$100 for six plays of your
- choiceor $85 for five plays..
Tickets are sold at
atre.org or call the box office
at 261-6749. It is open
Thursday-Saturday from 11 .
The 31st season opens
with a chance to win a two-
night stay at Elizabeth Pointe
Lodge. Proceeds will go
toward the purchase of the
new sound system for the the-
ater. Look for the table inr the
lobby at-all performances.
Fernandina Little Theatre
is proud to present "Doubt,
A Parable," by John Patrick
Shanley, winner of both the
2005 Pulitzer Prize and the
2005 Tony Award.
In this brilliant and powerful
drama, Sister Aloysius, a-
Bronx schoolprincipal, takes
matters into her own hands
when she suspects Father
Flynn of.improper relations
with one of the male students.
The talented cast includes
SArva Butler, Catherine Henry,
Jim Laughrey.and Sinda
Nichols; Ronr Kurtzdirects. .
Performances are Oct. 15,
18, 20,21 and 22'at 7:30 p.m.'
and Oct. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at
FLT, 1014 Beech St.
Tickets can be'purchased
in advance at The UPS Store
in the Publix shopping center.
FLT is a small, intimate space
and patrons area lvised to
purchase tickets in advance.'
One ticket, four pubs, a
wealth of historical information
about downtown Femahdina
and a good time for all. Join
the Amelia Island Museum
of History Thursdays at
5:30 p.m. to tour four of the
town's most popular, notori-
ous or otherwise 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 as
well as those you see along
your way. It's a great way to
see Femandina'and learn
about its history.
Tickets are $25 per person
(must be 21j mdst show ID);
tour begins at the historic train
depot in downtown Fernan-
dina Beach. Reservations
required. Contact Thea at
261-7378, ext.105 or
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
skillful storytelling of your
guide. The tour begins at 6
p.m. every Fridaylike clock-
work and lasts approximately
one hour. 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
Join the Amelia Community Theatre Teen Theatre
Troupe for some Halloween fun as they present
Halloween Hoopla at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday,
Oct. 23 at 207 Cedar St. for children 12 and younger.
See the calendar below for details. ACT's Teen Troupe,
for ages 12-18, meets on Sundays from 2:30-4:30
ptm. and is directed by Toni D'Amico. Future plans
include jmprov and monologue nights, one act plays
and full-length plays. For more information on
Halloween Hoopla and the Teen Theatre Troupe, visit
the ACT website at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org
or call the theater at 261-6749.
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Center Cancer Research Institute. The events are appropri-
ate for ages 9 to 99. For information call 548-4490.
Festval inthe park
Memorial United Methodist Church will host a Fall
Festival Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Central Park with
food, pony rides, horse-drawn hayrides, a bounce house and
carnival-style games with school supplies as prizes. The
. 'entire community is invited. Call 261-5769 for information.
The West Nassau High School Drama Department, 1
Warrior Drive, Callahan, will present two one-act plays and a
radio show, the Haunted Hour, on Oct. 21 and 22 from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the dpor. All are welcome. Call
S(904) 879-3461 or email email@example.com for
Join -the Amelia Community Theatre Teen Theatre
Troupe for some Halloween fun as they present Halloween
SHoopl at 3 p.pm. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 207 Cedar
St. The event is signed for children 12 ahnd'8ouhger
Activities begin in the rpainstage lobby with game booths'
and prizes when the doors open at 3 p.m. for the first show
"and at 6 p.m. for the second show. The Teen Zombie Troupe
presents musical entertainment at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. with
selections from-The Monster Mash, Ghostbusters, The Time
Warp, and Michael Jackson's Thriller.
Tickets will be available at the door only. The tickett for
children age 12'and younger includes a ticket for all the
game booths. The $2 ticket is for accompanying adults and
young people over 12 and does not include the game booths.
Springhill Baptist Church announces its annual Fall
Festival, Bethlehem Marketplace, Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m.
Enjoy activities, games, prizes and rides. Admission is one
non-perishable food item to help re-stock the community
food pantry. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks will be
available at low prices. Please, no scary costumes. Springhill
Baptist Church.is located at 941017 Old Nassauville Road.
Dress your pet in their favorite Halloween costume and
join the fun for Omni Amelia Island Plantation's annual pet
-parade and costume contest, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. Donations ben-
efit Rescuing Animals in Nassau. Prizes will be given for best
costume. Call the Nature Center at 321-5082.tb pre-register,
or register at the Spa and Shops from 4:30-4:45 p.m. the day
of the event. -
Join Community Baptist Church; 85326 Wirlona Bayview
Road, Yulee (off Radio Road) for a free Fall Festival Oct 29
beginning at 4 p.m. The event, open to everyone, features
games prizes, food, horse and wagon rides, a bouvcy house
and an Old Tyme Country Store with old-time prices. Booths
open at5 p.m. For information contact Sandra Kennison,
(904) 521-4068 or 225-5430.
The St. Marys Downtown Merchants' Association pres-
ents the 3rd Annual Haunted History Tour Oct. 28 from 6-9
p.m. in downtown St. Marys, Ga. Blending legends with his-
torical events, costumed storytellers will'hold court at 10
noteworthy sites including Oak Grove Cemetery, the
Memory Garden Gazebo, St. Marys Submarine Museum,
Riverview Hotel, the sailing vessel Dream at the waterfront
dock, Gilman B6athouse, Goodbread House, St. Marys Film
Museum, Archibald Clark House and Orange Hall. Sorre hot
spots will feature details from paranormal investigations by
the Southern Paranormal Research Society.
Suggested starting points are Orange Hall or Oak Grove
Cemetery. Golf cart shuttles will be available.' Tickets are $8
in advance and $10 on'tour day, with group rates for 20 or
more. Tickets are available at the St. Marys Welcome Center
and Once Upon A Bookseller. Contact (912) 882-4000 or
SUNDA YMUSICALE SEASON
Season tickets are now on sale for Amelia Arts Academy's 20th anniversary
Sunday Musicale season. The concerts have provided incredible musicians in
intimate settings for 20 years, and this season will be very special.
The first Sunday Musicale Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. is La Vie En Rose featuring Amelia
Arts Academy instructor and extraordinary vocalist Emma Bledsoe, right, per-
forming selections with a French theme, including songs by Debussy,
Schonberg and more. The opening act will feature vocal student Alex Enlow.
The event will be held in a private home on Amelia Island, and includes
hours d'oeuvres, libations and an opportunity to mingle with the artists. Tickets
are $45 each, or $120 fqr season tickets and can be purchased by calling
Amelia Arts Academy at 277-1225.
There will be three Sunday Musicales this season. Dec. 4 will feature
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Alexei Romanenko perform-
ing several of J.S. Bach's Cello Suites, and in March the event features Pegge Ealum on flute with a jazz trio per-
forming ClaudeBolling's Picnic Suite at PIAE.
FRIDAYv. OCT()BIR 14, 2011 LEISURE Ncws I.cilcr
Absolute Fabrics and
Home, 1027 S. Eighth St.,
presents "Fusion," an art show
andc unveiling featuring Denise
Murphy, fused glass and
mosiac artist, and Ann Kemp,
creative photographer, from 5-
7 p.m. tonight. Also view the
paintings of Jacksonville artist
John Votel, whose expertise
includes trompe I'oeil, faux fin-
ishes, sculptures and murals.
And meet Carolyn Carr, cre-
ator of the "max outdoor ambi-
ent space." Dress is casual.
For information call 491-1199.
Amelia's Fine Jewelry, 317
Centre St., will feature noted
jewelry artist Denny Wong of
Hawaii today and Oct. 15.
Check out his baby hatching
turtles, dolphins, octopi, crabs,
tropical flowers and other con-
temporary art pieces, includ-
ing many designs created with
precious stones and pearls.
Enjoy specials and light
refreshments from 10 a.m.-9
..m. and register to win a free
gift from Wong's 'Tahitian
Pearl Collection." For informa-
tion call 277-0665. Visit
The Island Art Association,
18 N Second St., offers:
Figure Drawing, Oct. 25
and Nov. T, 7-9 p.m.; Oct 15,
9 a.m.-noon; contact Paul
Massing, 321-0738. ,
Thursday Painters, Oct.
20,27, Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.; contact Gretchen
Photography Group, Oct.
27,7-9 p.m., contact gallery or
Children's Art, Oct. 29,
10-11 a.m. (6-9 years); 11:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m. (10-14 years),
sign up at the gallery, 261-
Nature Painting, Oct. 31,
9 a.m.-noon, contact Diane
Sculptural Books, Nov.5,
9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact Eliza
Ken Austin's workshop,
"Make Your Watercolors
Come To Life -And More!"
will be held Oct. 16-18 at
Amelia Hotel at the Beach,
sponsored by the Amelia .
Island Artist Workshop. Visit'
shop.com or call 491-8040 for
The Island Art Association
General Meeting will be held
Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the
Education Center, 18 N.
Second St. Guest speaker will
be Steve Leimberg, por-
meeting is free and open to
all. For information visit
www.islandart.org or call 261-
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
Ferandina Beach, Candace
Fasano and Ann Kemp.
The exhibition features 52
women artists chosen by
judges prominent in the arts.
Works include oil, acrylic and
watercolor paintings, photog-
raphy, clay and woqd sculp-
tures and more.
forwomenartists.org or call
The Waterwheel Art
Gallery, 819 S. Eighth St., will
host a show for Char
Bachman, aka Charbach, on
Oct. 27 from 4-7 p.m., with a.
silent auction of some of her
original works, deals on her
prints and hors d'oeuvrqs by
Bachman has been mak-
ing art on the island since the
1970s and is famous for her
"whimsical 7s," where she
produces six identical objects,
with a seventh obscure piece
stuck in for fun, always with a
touch of red. She was
Waterwheel's first gallery
director and is a member of
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icant early history in the
development of Fernandina.
Built in 1889 by one of the
Bell brothers, its Chinese
Chippendale architecture is
distinctive in the local area
The Bell brothers were twins
and harbor pilots. In the off-
season, they were real estate
developers and the builders of
some of the area's most dis-
tinctive homes, including the
Captain's House, also called
the Pippi Longstocking
the IslandArt Association and
the Jacksonville Watercolour -
Society. For information call
261-2535 or visit www.water-
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 (new or experi-
enced) will apply paint using a i
soft brayer to the plant speci-
mens and feathers and press
the painted item onto fabric or
paper. Student must bring:
fabric (pale colored fabric pre-
ferred), 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 might
like to collect fresh plant spec-
imens (flatten in an old tele-
phone book)i Oltional: an old
towel and old pillowcase will
make a great printing board.
Pre-payment required. Email
or call 261-9229.
The Artists Books Series
with Eliza Holliday will present
Sculptural Books on Nov. 5
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the
Island Art Association
Education Center, 18 N.
In this one-day workshop
participants will colorize paper
(paste paper and sink art),
make accordion books or
accordion variations double6
accordions, flag books, spool
books) and create covers and
closures. These books can
also be displayed as three-
. dimensional sculptures. All
materials are included in the
price of $65. To register, con-
tact Eliza at556-217 or
Arts and Culture Nassau
will hold a Social Media
Community Forum Nov. 5
from 10 a.m. to noon at the
Betty P. Cook Nassau Center,
Building A, Nassau Room,
76346 William Burgess Blvd.,
The. free'event will feature;
a presentation on using social
media to promote the arts by
Deanna Gartenbusha public
relations professional who
specializes in creating social
media marketing for her.,
clients. The agenda will focus
on ways that local arts organi-
zations.can effectively use;
social media outlets to show-.
case their programs.
Pet Portraits just in time for
the holidays local business-
es Boston Photography and
Redbones Dog Bakery and
Boutique are teaming up on
Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
to provide an opportunity for'
professional pet portraits.
Portraits will be taken at
Redbones and will-be avail-
able for private viewing at
Boston Photography within
one week and orders will be
available before Dec. 1. A por-
tion of the proceeds will be
donated to the Nassau
Humane Society. Schedule
your appointment at
Redbones, 809 S. Eighth St.
Friends of the Femandina
Beach Library is sponsoring
"Art in Glass: Stained Glass
Through the Ages," with
stained glass artist Kirk Reber,
as a complement to the One
Book, One Community series
of events on the book selec-
tion Clara and Mr Tiffany by /
The event will be held
Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the
museum, 233 S. Third St.
and is free and open to the
Following the talk, books
on stained glass and the novel
Clara and Mr. Tiffany will be
available for purchase. Email
com or visit www.nas-
saureads.com ahd click on
Friends of the Library.
House. The building
remained in the same family
until 1972 when it was sold to
become a boutique gift shop
known as the "C" house. The
restaurant was located in the
building later and has
received many awards for its
Price for the luncheon is
$15, with two seatings avail-
able at either 11:30 a.m. or 1
p.m. Tickets are available at
the museum only (not at any
of the satellite ticket loca-
tions), 233 S. Third St., as pur-
20 years of Taste of Amelia
The 20th annual "The Taste of Amelia
Island," a culinary fair to benefit the Nassau
County Volunteer Center, will be held on
Friday, Dec. 2 at the Omni Amelia Island
The theme of this year's event is "Ring in
the Holiday Season!" Twenty restaurants
and wine purveyors will highlight their
excellent cuisines and fine wines. Cocktails
will be served from 6:30-7 p.m. and the
Taste itself will be from 7-9 p.m. Music will
be provided by "Crescendo Amelia" and a
silent auction of unique items will be held.
Semi-formal attire is required and conven-
ient parking will be available.
Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at
various locations on Amelia Island, includ-
ing Centuiry 21/John T. Ferreira Insurance
(Centre Street and 463820 S.R200, Suite
101); Fernandina Beach News-Leader (511
Ash St.); CBC Bank (14th Street); First
Federal Bank (Susan Street and Sadler
Road and A1A in Yulee); Horizon's
Restaurant (Palmetto Walk, A1A); The .
Plantation Shop (Palmetto Walk); VyStar
Credit Union (14th Street); The Nassau
County Tax Collector's Office (86130
License Road, Yulee and in Callahan); and
the Nassau County Volunteer Center (1303
Jasmine St., Suite 104A).
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Derrel Simmons dishes up a shrimp
dish at Taste of Amelia.This year's
everit is Dec. 2 at Omni Amelia Island
For ticket information call 261-2771 or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Nassau County
Volunteer Center includes a "PayPal" option
on its website, www.volunteernassau.org, to
Musician Susan Marie Gallion will perform
Oct. 17 at Cafe Karibo, 27 N. Third St., and
Oct. 22 at Saint George Church in
Jaoksonville. Gallion, of Femandina Beach,
recently released 'This Isn't Me," a new
song from her CD Saltwater, Light &
Magnetism. For information, find Gallion on
The Florida Theatre and Riverside Fine
Arts welcome the'talented Regina Carter to
the theater, 128 East Forsyth St.,
Jacksonville,'for a concert Oct. 20 0t 8 p.m.
Tickets are $35 ($25,for.Riverside Fine Arts
subscribers). Carter has repeatedly toured
throughout the world, wds the first jazz artist
and African Amnerican to play Niccolo
Paganini's famed Guameri "Cannon"
violin, has been featured with several sym-
phony orchestras and has performed with
artists as diverse as Aretha Franklin. Lauryn
Hill, Billy Joel, Kenny Barron and Mary J.
For tickets call the box office at (904) 355-
2787 or visit www.floridatheatre.com Tickets
are also available through Ticketmaster. Visit .
The Cummer 1Mluseum of Art & Gardens
announces The Cummer Concert Senes at
the museum, 829 Riverside Ave., .
Jacksonville. Concerts are at 1:30 p.m. Oct.
30 (St. Lawrence String'Quartet), Jan. 8
(David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano)
and Feb. 26 (Julien Quentin, piano). They
are free to members and $10 for non-mem-
bers. Pre-concert brunch at the TreeCup is
available starting at noon for $24 per person,
plus tax. For reservations call (904) 356-
6857, ext. 6017. For concert reservations call
songwriter Jon Vezner will perform at
"Ar Everting of Story & Song" in Bums Hall
at St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Ninth and
Atlantic) in downtown Femandina Beach, on
Vezner's songs have been recorded by a *
number of artists like Martina McBride, Faith
Hill, Diamond Rio and-his wife, Kathy Mattea.
With his straight-to-the heart sensibility and
sensitivity, Vezner will have'you laughing out
loud one minute, and wiping away tears the
Open seating at 7:15 p.m.; show starts at
8 p.m. A $15 donation to the artist is request-
ed. For information call 277-2664.
The Femandina Beach Drum
Circle meets the first Monday of each month
from 7-9 p.m. at the DeeDee Bartel Nature
Center and North End Boat Ramp. One need
not possess or purchase a drum to partici-
Instrumentation centers on drums and
percussion but may include other instru-
ments such as flutes, didgeridoos and other
Follow 14th Street North to the end Go
past Bosque Bello Cemetery and Qld Town,
over bridge and then left toward the old pogy
plant The entrance is on right. Call Barbara
Hill at (904) 556-3219 or Doug Byron at (904)
Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Coffee. 207 Centre St.,
hosts a music circle on Saturdays from 7:30-
10 p.m. featuring great local musicians
Admission is free and all are welcome Come
enjoy dessert, coffee and music
Amelia Rver Cruses
Amelia River Cruises' Adult "BYOB'
Twilight Tours are held from 7-9 p m. most
chasers must designate the
seating of their choice. Visit
information. Pat Panella is
spearheading the luncheon.
Another highlight of the
luncheon will be an elaborate
display of vintage clothing,
showing some of the styles
that could have been word by
the fashionable ladies of
Fernandina in the early
1900's. Much of the clothing
has been made available by
local collectors while other,
irreplaceable pieces are part
nights. Tickets are $29 per person "
at I North Front St., Fernandina Beach, or
call 261-9972 or book online at
Edenfield tonight; Terry Smith Oct. 15;
Larry LeMier Oct. 21; and Hupp Hulpman
Cafe Karibo, 27 N. Third St., live musip.
Friday and Saturday from 6-9 p.m. on the.
'patio outside; live music Sundays outside
from 5-8 p.m. Call 277-5269. Visit
Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St., live
music. Visit Dog Star on Facebook. Call 277-
The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third St., live
music. Call 321-2324.
The Hammerhead, 2045 South
Fletcher Ave., karaoke on Sunday nights '
with Daddy "0" DJ. Follow The Hmmer-,
head on Facebook at Hammerheadbar
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at Thq Ritz-Carftor, Amelia Island,
- O eS
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318-. ,
.Centre St., free trivia each Monday. -'. '..
at 7;30 p.m.; wine tasting the third .,'
STuesday at 6:30 p.m., with 10 wines for$i .'
along with cheese and crackers and live
entertainment; dart toumament every (
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.; Dan Voll Tuesdays
from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; the Turner :
London Band Thursday from 8:30 p.-. '
midnight and Friday and Saturdy fro ~
p.m.-12:30 a.m. Calf 281-1000. .. w
www.okanes.oom. .-'' ,, ,
The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St. '
Monday nights reggae with Pin Pil and
Chillakaya One; Tuesdays Buck Smith
Project; Wednesdays Was Cobb; Thursdays
Hupp & Rob in the Palace & DJ Buca in
Sheffield's; Fridays and Saturdays regional.w.
bands and DJ Anonymous at Sheffield's, 1 .
Bill Childers at 491-3332 or email billOthep-
Picante Grill, Rotishde.riand 440
SR 200, Suite 2, Yulee, hai lve d e
first and last Saturday of.the m0otthti .
pm. Call 310-9221. Visi.Wtslfi :
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 291
Atlantic Ave.. live entertainment evely n ight
Call 310-6904. Visit
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S. letcher
Ave The Macy's in the lounge from 6-10
p m. Fndays and Saturdays; shaggin' in the
lounge Sundays from 4-7 p.m.: Pill Pili in the
r tiki bar Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 p.m.; live
music.in the bar all weekend. Call 27766852.
Visit www.slidersseaside com. Join Sliders
on Facebook and Twitter
The Surf Restaurant and Bar,
3199 South Fletcher Ave., Andy Hahey
tonight, Gary Keniston Oct. 15; Richard
Smith Oct 18; DJ Roc Oct. 19; Early
McCall Oct 20, and Pam Affronti Oct. 21.
Music is 5-9 p.m Monday through Thursday
and 6-10 p m. Friday and Saturday. Call 261-
of the museum's archives.
Hats, shoes and purses will
also be shown. This commit-
tee is led by Iris Jacobsen,
who will coordinate the dis-
A large group of volun-
teers from the museum will
turn the Beech Street Grill
into a Christmas wonderland.
Tarah Eckman and Noreen
Dionne will spearhead deco-
rating the restaurant while
Judy Pillans is in charge of
table centerpieces. The cen-
terpieces will be unique 4
which will be available for
'Thi'e will also be a raffle
of special Christmas items,
and a sales table will display
additional items, including a
Liz Norris designed holiday
apron. Norris is creative
director of the museum.
The event will be held on
Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday,
Dec. 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. as
part of the Holiday Home
Tour, which will showcase
five private homes in
Friend of the Library.
Fernandina Beach's Historic
District. All homes will be
decorated for Christmas by
professional designers from
. The Amelia Island Trolley
will transport ticket holders
to the houses and to lunch at
the Beech Street Grill.
Tickets for the house tour are
$25 before Dec. 2 and $30 on
days of the tour.
Information may be
found at www.ameliamuse-
um.org or by calling 261-7378,
On Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.-1
p.m. The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach, 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd., will present fash-
ions from Evelyne Tahlman
and Fern Lily, with an empha-
sis on accessorizing, and a
catered lunch by Brett Carter.
Individuals will decorate
tables and the centerpieces
will be auctioned at the lunch-
eon. Vendors will sell their
wares and there will be door
prizes and raffles. Tickets are
$20. Contact Sue Dwvyer at
277-3245 or suebythec@gmail.
com. Proceeds will support
school media centers in Yulee
and Fernandina Beach. Bring
your friends and do some
Christmas shopping or just
enjoy a fun time.
Cookies, Christmas and
compassion are the operative
words for the 2011 Holiday
Cookie Tour of Inns hosted by
the Amelia Island Bed and
Breakfast Association on Nov.
19 from noon-5 p.m. Tale a
self-guided, self-paced tour of
eight bed and breakfast inns
all dressed up for the holi-
days. A portion of the pro-
ceeds will benefit the
Guests of the tour will
learn the history of each inn
and enjoy holiday decorations
while sampling freshly baked
Christmas cookies ard collcct-
ing heirloom recipes along
the way. There will be a fes-
tive option to hop on a horse-
drawn carriage for a short
tour in the Historic District
and ride the trolley to the inns
at the beach.
Tour tickets are $25 but
locals may purchase tickets
until Nov. 1lfor $20 each. A
VIP package for $150 includes
two tickets to the Cookie.
Tour, an association cookbook
and a certificate toward a
future midweek stay at one of
the eight inns. The Barnabas
Center will receive $75 from
each certificate purchased.
There are only five certifi-
cates available from each inn.
VIP packages are available
online only at www.ameliais-
landinns.com. Regular toir
tickets may be purchased at
Fairbanks House, Williams
House, Addison on Amelia,
Hoyt House, Amelia
Oceanfront Inn, Florida
.House Inn, Blue Heron Inn,
Newto You, Visitors Center,
Chamber of Commerce
Gateway office or at the
Fernandina Beach Public
For information, visit
call Fairbanks House at 277-
0500. Volunteer docents are
also needed for the tour, no
Interested parties should
contact Peg Lehosit at (904)
The Council of Catholic
Women at St Michael's
Catholic Church will host a
Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 19
from 9 am.-2 p.m. in the Pre-
SK Building at 510 Calhoun St.
For information call 261-3472.
Tickets go on sale Nov. 1
for the Friends of the
Fernandina Beach Library's
holiday celebration on Dec. 1
at Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, 98
South Fletcher Ave. Enjoy a
Victorian brunch at noon or
an English tea at 3:3&p.m.,
with Ron Kurtz reading from
the holiday classic A
Christmas Carol maybe even a
,visit from Tiny Tim. Seating is
limited. Tickets are $30 for
Friends members and $35 for
n'on-members, brunch or tea,
available at the Fernandina
library. Guests will receive a
gift tussy mussy a cone-
shaped holder popular in the
Victorian era filled with
favors, and a chance to win a
holiday edition of Charles
Dickens'A Christmas Carol.
For information email
.com or visit www.nas-
saureads.com and click on
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MULTI-FAMILY -SALE in Heron
Isles, 96405 Commodore Pt. Sat.
10/15, 8am-lpm. Treadmill, FS bed,
clothes, baby items.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE Fri. 10/14
& Sat. 10/15, 8am-lpm. Ocean Reach,
Will Hardee near Simmons. Antiques,
household items, books, chairs, tools,
guy things, etc.
RESCHEDULED SAT. 10/15 Amelia
Island Montessori School Fall Festival
Yard Sale w/children's &* home items,
book exchange, bake sale, costumes.
1423 Julia St. Kids enjoy bouncy
house, hay rides, carnival games. Sale
starts at 8am, festival 9am. 261-6610
for info or to participate as a vendor.
PRETTY OLD STUFF Ladies vanities,
art, nature, curios, beads, oriental
objects, books, small collectibles, &
clothes. Sat. 10/15, 9am-? .125 S. 6th
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY'S
Relay for Life Bubble Wrappers
Team Yard Sale Sat. 10/15, 8am-
1pm. 97371 Castle Ridge Dr, Yulee.
Household, kids Items, books, clothes,
lots of miscellaneous.
HUGE GARAGE SALE Sat. 10/15,
8am-12pm. Extraordinary items.
Glassware,- tables, chairs, office
supplies. Corner of S. 15th & Fir,
HUGE YARD SALE Sat. 10/15, 8am-
4pm. Lonnie Crews Rd., Nassauville.
Twin beds,.TV's, DVD's, lots of clothes,
toys, electronics, deep freezer, lots of
knick-knacks, Nascar stuff, & so much
SAT. 10/15, 8AM-1PM Invemess
Rd. in Lakewood. Furniture, digital
camera, kids toys, children books,
Honda Rukus, books, clothes. Great
prices Must seel
LARGE YARD & TENT .SALE 731
Tarpon Ave; Sat. 10/15, 9am-? Coins,
antiques; furniture, collectibles, Civil
War gun & flask, and much, much
more. No early birds please.
GARAGE SALE 2997A First Ave., Sat.
10/15, 8:30am-lpm. Furniture,
glassware,' lots of stuff.
85912 HADDOCK RD. Thurs., Fri., &
Sat., sam-? 1200tc sheets (new), new
clothing w/tags, entertainment center,
new shower doors, 60" TV, Christmas
items, & more. (904)504-7674
MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE Sat.
10/15 at 2500 Caprice Ln., 8am-4pm.
Proceeds to benefit Relay for Life.
MULTI YARD SALE Fri. & Sat.,8-12.
Exercise bike, Hoveround wheelchair,
fishing gear, books, men's clothes,
furniture, kitchen stuff, knick-knacks.
Proceeds of bedding sales go to Nassau
Humane Society. 2009 Sunrise Dr.
CAST NEIS FOR SALE Taped net(
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Call (800)473-5971. (Hilliard)
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Qualifications: must have positive attitude,
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respect for hard work, detail oriented,
and reliable references
Please stop by to pick up an application at
820 Sadler Road (SW corner of 14th & Sadler),
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S 609 Appliances
MAYTAG WASHER & DRYER -
Stackable, excellent condition, $350.
.610 Air Conditioners
HEAT/COOL Window units & ice ma-
chines, used all sizes w/warr. Repairs
to central & window AC's, refrigerators
& freezers. Kish's (904)225-9717.
611 Hqme Furnishings!
VINTAGE FRENCH PROVINCIAL
Walnut Dining Room Set 60" oval
table with two leaves, six chairs, and
china cabinet. $1199 or best offer.
Good condition. 277-4061 -
612 Musical Instruments
FOR SALE Yamaha Baby Grand
Piano. Black satin, one owner, pristine
condition. SeriousInquiries. Asking 1/2
'of value. (904)415-9355
685 CASE INTERNATIONAL TRACT-.
OR with 6 foot Bush Hog mower.
Great condition. Only 2400 work hours:
$9,800. (904)879-2462'or 599-8122.
S 25 Free Itenrs
FREE PET RABBIT to good home.
Includes large cage. (904)624-3881
104 Recreation Vehicle
RV 2005 REXHALL REXAIR Great
floor plan, 14,000 mi., lots of extras,
well maintained. Asking $60,000. Call
S802 Mobile Homps
FSBO 3BR/2BA DW on lake lot.
$105,000. Call (478)363-1066.
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
2BR/2BA VILLA Top floor & end
unit. Best view in complex closest to
beach. Fully furnished. $299K. (904)
* Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
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808 Off Island/Yule
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available. $142,000. Call (757)897-
809 Lots -
RIVERVIEW LOT 1.5 acres for sale
or trade for house in area. Value
MARSH FRONT LOT with tidal creek.
Approximately 3/4 acre. $49K or owner
financing with $500 down & $279/mo.
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waterfront condos. SW Coast. Brand
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Q006A Natures Gate, 2BR2BA + loft town-
home $1100/mo. + utilities and deposit
*2801 Blzabeth St.OceanView,upstairsof duplex
on NorthBeach $950 + utilities and deposit
*2519 S. Fletcher 3BiR2BA & loft. $1500.+
utilities and deposit
619 S.i14th Street 3BR/ I BA $975/mo.+ ililties.
*3423 S. Fletcher Upstars. 2BR/IBA
Furnished, oceanvlew utilities Included
S1334 Atlantic Ave. -3BR/IBA. approx 1.243
sq.ft. $1200/mo. + utilities.
*2BRFIBA fuamled 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.
AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY 2BR/
IBA Ocean-view. 487 S. Fletcher.Across the
street from the beach.All utlLw-f,TV & phone.
FivePoiaVllage 1.200sqi.$1.68 o+salesxta
1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/IBA. approx. 1,243
sq.ft. $1200/mo. +utilities.
*Amelia Park 910 approx sqft.,'3 offices,
reception area, kitchen and bathroom.
1839 S. 8th St. adjacent to Huddle House.
1,800 sq.ft. $2250/mo: lease + tax. Sale also
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Landscaping Co.
or Nursery. Office, greenhouse, shade houses
with a fenced, irrigated outside space
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95330 Spinaker 3792 sf. 4BR/3.5BA gorgeous ocean
view home located in the exclusive Amelia Island
communiuitv of Sunimer Beach. Grand two story living
room, witf fireplace, private library/office w/fireplace,
gourmet kitchen with high end appliances. Master Suiter
offers separate siting room facing the ocean. Master bath
features separate vanities, large shower and oversized jetted
tub. Community lol. Available fully furnished. On'Island.
Ocean View .Villa" 2486 sf. 3BR/3.5BA.Ocean View
Villas located directly across from Main Beach. -Unusually
spacious with plenty of room for entertaining.ancdfanmil.
G(ourme kitchen with stainless appliances ,and granite
counter tops. Living room has a wall of windows
overlooking the ocean! Pets ok. On Island. $1,975/mo
861848 North Hampton 2671 sf. 4BD/3BA beautiful
North lHanmpton.home with screened in ground pool and
spa. Fully fenced backyard overlooking pond and golf
course. Tile throughout with fireplace in family room.
Kitchen with granite and stainless appliances. Three car
garage. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,850/mo
.32042 Pond Park 2595 sf. 4BR/3BA Flora Parke home
on a quiet culde-sac. ile in Living Areas, Upgraded
Kitchen with granite counter tops, stainles steel
appliances and built in ovtdns. Covered Lanai out back with
large fenced yard. W/D included. Pets ok. Off Island.
3409 Sea Marsh 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 ok. On Island. $1,450/mo
Available Homes Updated Daily On
2331-A First 1337 sf. 3BR/2BA First Avenue duplex
located a short walk to the beach. Fenced backyard and
one car garage. Waslr & dryer included. Offered fully
furnished;:Pets ok. On Island. $1,350/mo
32308 Sunny Parke 1758 sf 3BR1/2BA single family
home located in Flora Parke. Lifge Famnly Room
overlooking screened Patio. Master Suite witli double
vanity and separate garden tub & shqwer. W&D plus
water softener included. Perts ok. Of Island. $1, 95/mo
86718 Cartesian 1883 sf. 3BR/2BA house in Cartesian
Pointe. Formal Living Room plus Family Room. All
bedrooms separate from mairi giving atea. Huge Master-
Suite with bump out and separate tub/shower. Galley'
style kitchen with breakfast area. Fully fenced backyard
with over sized covered patio. Pets ok. Off Island.
86116 Caesars 1274 sf. 3BR/2BA house in newly built
subdivision. Well appointed kitchen with hearing area.
- Master suite with two closets. T\vo car garage and
irrigation system. Large family room open to kitchen.
Pets ok. O(f Island. $1,150/mo
96186 Stoney Creek 1373 sf; 3BR./2BA condo in the
Stcmey Creek. Upstairs unit with a one car garage.
FULLY FURNISHED. Vaulted ceiling i Family Room.
Large upgraded. Kitchen with center island, corian
counter tops and Breakfast Area. Master Suite has
separate rub and shower. Private screened porch
overlooking woods. Small pets ok. ff Island,
.75170 Johnson Lake 1890 sf. 3BR/2BA home in the
quiet country secong of Johnson Lake. New carpet, paint
and more! Large tenced yard with dpck on'the lake.
Florida room overlooking lake and screen porch in front
Pets ok. Off Island. $875/mo
Amelia Lakes 806 sf 1BR/1BA ground floor unit in
AmeliaL-akes with new carpet dlroughout. Openkirchen.
ceilingg fans and screened porch ovetl"oking dcelake. Pets
ok. Off Island. 5750/mo
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FURNISHED HOMES- ON ISLAND SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND count. )
* 631 Tarpon Ave Unit 6367 (Fernandina Shores) 2BR/1.5BA *.97493 Cutlass Way (Pirates Woods Subdivision) 2460 s.f. -
SFully furnished'condo only one block from the beach. Community pool. 3BR/2BA two Master Baths, formal dining area, eat-in kitchen walk-
Rentincludes sewer and garbage fees. $1175 in pantry, remodeled with vaulted ceilings, carpet and ceramic tile,
3200S.FletchcerAveC-2 (OceaDunmea) 1200 f- 2R/2B2Aullyfur- patio/deck, wood fenced-in yard. $1400
nishedcondo overlooking theocean. Fireplace inlivingroom. Gatedconilo 86190 Remse nburg Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) 2900 sf
ommunt witpool. Rent indudes water,sewer, and garage fees. $1395 4BR/3BA Wood frame, full Master Bath, formal dining area, eat-in
* 1542 Lisa Avenue (The Park Subdivision) 884fs 2BR/2BA Fully kitchen, carpet & ceramic tile, fireplace, community pool, clubhouse,
furnished ready for you to begin Fforida lifestyle. Stainless steel appli- playground, barbeque grills and2-car garage. Cable or satellite TV and
ances, ocean/lake/bay views, carpet and ceramic tile, mini blinds, Association fees are included in rent. $1695
cable/satellite TV ready, private yald/courtyard, patio/deok,.rivate CONDO/TOWNHOMEAPARTMENTS
street and 2-car garage;. $1450 1582 ParkLane (Amelia Park) 400sf- IBR/1BA Cutestudioapart-
* 403 Tarpon Avenue #322 (Ocean Park Condoaniumis) 1432 s.f.- ment with efficiency kitchen. Tile floors in kitchen and bathroom.
2BR/2BA Comonmiy pool, barbecue grills in common area, full master Recently painted and new carpet. Lawl care induded. $625
bath with double sinks, dining in living/great roon, closet pantry, trash 2741 Forest Ridge Drive, Unit I-1 (Forest Ridge Condominiums)
compactor, patio/deckl balcony, storage doset, carpet and ceramic ile. 2BR/1BA Two Master bathrooms, each with tub and shower, dining
One-car garage. Ocean views, only a short walk to .the beach. in family toom, open kitchen with closet pantry, carpet, ceramic tile and
Wsher/Dryer, water, sewer, trash, pest control and Association fees are vinyl,,iini blinds, covered patio/deck. Clubhouse, tennis courts and
induded. Home also on Sales Market. $1450 comnitity pool. $800
2005 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantatidn) 1700 s.f. 4743 St.-arc Court (The Colony) 1149af- 2BR/2BA townhouse
FURNISHED OR UNFURNISHED 3BR/3.5BA, Each bedroom ha with full Master bath, dining in living/great room, carpet, mini blinds,
its own bath, 9 miles ofwalking &bike trails, 2.5 miles ofbeach. Gated fleplace.1n living rooi, vaulted ceilings, community pool and tennis
community w/guard posted, ocean/lake views, dock access, patio/deck courts Lawn care included in rent and 2-car garage. Available,
and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control & Association November 1st $900
fees included. $1895 2332B First Avenue 1315sf 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse duplex one
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND block from the Beach. Open beach house with lots of natural light. 2
S2805 S. Fletcher Drive 1200 sf- 3BR/2BA Gorgeous ocean views!! Master baths, dininginliving/great room, kitchenisland, carpet.ceram-
Remodeled beach house with ceramic tile throughout. Enjoy the sunrise ic tile and vinyl, vertical and cloth blinds, fireplace in living room with
or sunset watching the waves roll in. Full master bath, Dining in liv- vaulted ceilings, patio/deck, 2-car garage and drive-way parking.
ing/great room/family room, breakfast room, ceramic tile, mini and metal Available October lst $1100
blinds, 1-car garage. $1050 2705 Dolphin Avenue, Unit #2A (Ocean View Villas) 2535sf -
S1387 S. Fletcher Avenue 1522sf- 3BR/2BA Recently remodeledhome 3BR/3.5BA, Full Master bath with separate tub' and shower, double
across the street from the Beach, 2 Master Baths, dining in family room, sinks, carpet & ceramic tile, wood-burning stove and gas fireplace, cov-
carpet and vinyl tile, drapes, washer/dryer Included, 2-car garage. $1595 ered patio/deck with beautiful ocean view. Available Now $1995
SINGI.9 FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND COMMERCIAL RENTALS
86272 Riverwood Drive (Meadowfeld) 1600 s.f. 3BR/2BA, a Amelia Parke Tbwne Center Office space, 4,500 s.f. will divide
Home with open floor plan, eat-in kitchen plus formal dining room. Atlantic Ave 14th 1,600sf office $1,300/mo
Back patio overlooks pond. Convenient to A1A and I 95, close to shop- a 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg)'individual offices
ping. $1100. Centre Street'& 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
97056 Carpenter Ridge Court (Arnold Ridge Subdivision) 2582 a 1799 US HWY 17 1196 l Commercialbuilding, $1,500/mo.
s.f. 48R/8BA Three Master Baths, dining in living/great room, Sadler Road 625 sfbuilding on acre lot. $1,500
closet pantry, oarpet.and ceramic tile, mini blinds, wooden fenced-in S. 14th Street (Jamine Plaza) Approx. 2400 sf. Commiercialspace
back yard, private yard/courtyard, 2-car garage and driveway parking. $1Q9af
Association fees are.icluded. $1495' 116 Centre St. 2900 a.f. $3,000/mo.
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2BR/2BA Beautiful Ocean Views MLS#54901 3BR/2BA 2BR 2 BA-Community Pool & Tennis Courts
Nip Galphin-277-6597 Nip Galphin -277-6597 Regina Sluder-277-6597
SBarrington Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502 Beech Street Commercial Lot $159,000 #46502
Brad Goble 261-6166 Brad Goble -261-6166
Scooner Landing $80,000 Safe Harbor Lane
Nip Galphin 277-6597
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2BR/1.5BA Chester area. $600/mo.
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VERY NICE 2BR/1BA SW $600/
mo. Water included. Small pets OK.
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Chester area, 87441 Haven Rd. $800 +
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DOUBLEWIDE 2BR/2BA, In Yulee.
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2BR/1BA upstairs. Cross S. Fletcher
onto beach. $1200/mo. Yearly lease.
Includes utilities. (904)261-9796
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 riot have the spray.
Must be seen to be appreciated. Call
for an appointment 753-2444 or 261-
6227 between 8:30 to 3:30 M-F.
1BR/1BA Downtown, balcony over-
looking Fairbanks. Huge closet, W/D,
storage area. Svc animals only. $675/
mo. includes water/garbage. 556-3002
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
is an equal opportunity provider, and
employer. TDD: 711
3BR/2BA MOBILE HOMES for rent
starting at $800/mo. Call 753-2155 or 8 Condos-Furnishe
753-2156. 57 Condos-Furnishe
2BR/1BA 14x55 SW in Wilson Neck
area. AC/heat. Front porch, 1 acre.
$600/mo + $600 dep. Lease/ref. Call
S 854 Rooms
ROOM FOR RENT Private entrance &
private bath. $450/mo. Also one for
$300/mo. Call (904)556-0126.
AT BEACH Eff. $145 wk. 1BR Incl
cable & all utils, $225 wk/$950 mo. +
dep. ALSO 2&3BR SWMH, starting
$175 wk/$695 mo. + dep. 261-5034
OCEANFRONT 2BR/1BA, private
boardwalk to beach. Reasonable. 261-
5069 or (772)828-6197
AMELIA WOODS Spacious 1BR, fully
furnished, Includes W/D, balcony,
storage, tennis, pool, beach access,
2nd floor. $825/mo. (904)310-6321
NICELY FURNISHED 2BR/1BA, one
block from beach. Utilities included.
$925/mo. Call (904)261-0816 or cell
CAPE SOUND Gated community, 3'
bedroom furnished' townhomes from
$2000/mo, seasonally and long term.
Call Darlington Realty (904)261-8030.
OCEAN VIEW 2BR/1BA + 1-car
garage. Lower level unit. New kitchen
& BA vanity. Fresh paint & tile
throughout. Directly across from
Beach Access 2. $900/mo. (904)277-
FERNANDINA SHORES Unfunished
2BR/1BA, ground floor. Pool, tennis,
clubhouse, 1 block from beach. Year
lease. Deposit. $865. (904)261-5630
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-
1BR/1BA Beautiful Amelia Lakes
Condo $740/mo. Fresh paint, W/D1
available, pool, gym, tennis courts. Call
2BR/1.5BA CONDO 1.5 blocks from
beach. Completely renovated!
Amenities Incl. $925/mo. + sec. dep.
2BR/2BA Amelia Lakes, ground
floor; no smoking, W/D hookup,
amenities. Conv. to 1-95, beaches,
shopping. Avail. now. $850/mo.
CAPE SOUND Gated community, 3
bedroom townhomes from $1500-
$1700. Available now. Call Darlington
THE COLONY 2BR/2BA/2-car
garage. $950/mo. Pool & tennis courts.
Svc. animals only. No smoking. Call
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
ON ISLAND 3BR/2BA home, fenced
backyard, 2-car garage & fresh paint.
$950/mo. + deposit. 2335 Amelia Rd.
4BR/2BA Ocean Reach subdivision.
Approx. 2000 sq. ft., 2-car garage.
Pets negotiable. $1400/mo. + deposit.
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA SECLUDED
BEACH HOME Gated, access to
beach, pool & tennis. 1 yr lease req'd.
$1600/mo. Avail 10/1. (904)321-1713
TOWNHOUSE 1st Ave., 3BR/2BA
single car garage, screened porch in
back, newly renovated, non-smoking
unit. $1195/mo. (904)-261-2233
3BR/1BA Large yard. $800/mo.
Available immediately. Call (904)261-
SPANISH OAKS 3BR/2BA, available
in October. $1000/mo. Call (757)897-
5889 for information.
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
HOME Lovely/renovated/single story
3BR/3BA, 2-car garage, gourmet
kitchen, tile & hardwood floors
throughout, FP, approx 3500sf, corner
lot on 1/2 acre on golf course.
$2195/mo. (904) 491-5058 or
861 Vacation Rentals
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
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
GATEWAY TO AMELIA OFFICE
SUITES no long term commitment,
move In today. Call Phil at Amelia
Coastal Realty (904)261-2770.
TWO-ROOM OFFICE SUITE above
Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo,
600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
3000 SF RETAIL on Centre St.
Charming interior. Upstairs apt inci in
rent at $16.50 psf. Call Phil at Amelia
Coastal Realty 904-556-9140
HIGH VISIBILITY ON 8TH 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.
RESTAURANT Yulee, A1A frontage,
38C"sf. Some restaurant equipment,
large kitchen & parking area. Call
1559 SOUTH 8TH ST. $700. 600
sq. ft. Available 8/1/11. Call David
753-2081 or 261-3077.
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