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Forward Fernandina, 4-1


ANGELA DAUGHIFRY
N-aws Lader
On a 4-1 vote. city commissioners
Tuesday approved a S1 9 million loan
that will finance the first phase of the
controversial For ward Fernandina
strategic plan Commissioner Jeffrey
Bunch voted against, citing uncer-
tainty about design and engineering
costs.
It was standing room only at the
City Hall meeting, as concerned res-
idents gathered to listen and conm-


ment on financing for the debt, which
was not subject to voter approval.
Based on three proposals, city
financial advisor Ed Stull of
FirstSouthwest bank told commis-
sioners he recommended a revenue
note from SunTrust bank for a total
debt service of s2 3 million at a 15-
year fixed rate of 2.68 percent. The
maximum annual debt service for the
city was calculated at S153,151
The loan will cover Phase I of the
Forward Fernandina strategic plan
that was spearheaded by the Amelia


Island Fernaridina Rsl)oationr
Foundation earlier this year Phase I
includes Si-60 i.), f00) i a n,.-. libi aiy.
.75, ii )0 for Alaclhua and irh-r rail-
road crossing imprg enments.
825000).Ot to develop c.nstr'uctionr
plans for Front Slreet and a aater-
front park. .9iU.i.J00 for a land pur-
chase for stut mwatur drainage,
"85.00)i for Centre Street arid South
Eighth Street improvements. .75..0.n)
for pi oject managNImnenr services., and
,"40.00(0 for financing costs
Before commissioners made a


final vote. s-,eiral residents spoke up
b,_,th in favor ol and against the loan,
:ome saving the issue should d be
t.abld unill the two newly elected
commissioners take office Charlie
Coibett won eleclun Nov to take
ovi-r 'tusan Sttcger's seal. Sarah
Pelican and John Elwell are facing
each ulhti in a D,:c 13 runoffto take
the seat of Conmmissioner Eric
Childers. The new commissioners
will tak, office Dec 20
FOR[IARD Conlninied on 3A


PHOTTi )?, HE.AIH-R.., PEFL '. NT W -LE ADE'R
ToiA Oliver watches as Marlene Deutcher puts the finishing touches on one of the shepherds in the Memorial United Methodist Church
nadvity display, above. The figure of the Virgin Mary, below, was lovingly restored by Deutcher.


Community tradition refurbished
HE~TiiERAPERI


HE AT H-ERA PERRY
Ne -si Leadcr
-w hen Tor Oliver was
about nine years old,
he and his family.
went to visit his
grandmother in Atlanta DL[ling
the trip his mother, Mary Oliver.
st,\w an amazing,. nearly life-size
nillvity scene displayed outside a
funeralhome and decided her
church back-home needed one just
like it.
When she returned to
Fernandina. Mary Oliver told her


Sunday School class at Memorial
Linired Methodist Church. "Get
out your checkbooks. We're going
to buy this."
The ladies of the Edna S Ward
Bible Class did as they were told,
adding resources gained from
bake sales and potluck dinners to
purchase a 14-piece nativity scene
for around 1,(000 in 1955.
The work of Tucker. Ga. crafts-
man Douglas Wells. the figures of
sheep, rams. the holy family, shep-
herds and three wise men on r
1,2-foot tall camels were con-
structed of paper mi'che over ply-


wood framing.
Weather, salt air erosion and
poor storage took their toll in the
pieces, requiring numerous
improvements over the years.
In the 1970s, the figures were
giver a fiberglass coaling and
resin watrc proofing
This year. Tomi Oliver stepped
up to refurbish the community tra-
dition hi-, mother began su long
ago.
He and local artist Mari-rne
Deutcher spent about Iwo months
NATI'IT 1'Coiniued in 55A


Tis the seasontoLight Up aLife


Take Stock in Children Nassau will celebrate its 8th Annual
Light Lip a Life Benefit from ti-9 p m. on Thursday. Dec 1 at
the Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
Take Stock in Children Nassau is one of 57 programs
throiigh,;it Florida whose mission is to break the cycle of
poverty in this gerniraliiii through education The goal is to
help Nassau County ncad iiiically promising low-income stu-,
dents earn a fou.-year college tuition scholarship and with
guidance from caring mentor,, make a successful transition
into college.
Rinds raised during Light Lip a Life insure that each Take
Stoc-k student in Nassau receives the support and attention
needed to be successful.
Light Up a Life has undergone a few changes that prom-
ise to launch participants into the holiday spirit with gusto.
,The evening will begin with a glass of wine or beer while lis-
tening to the music of classical guitarist Terry Thrift. There
Will be a silent auction that boasts a variety of vacation and
entertainment packages, dinner parties, sporting..'outdoor
activities, paintings and jewelry, as well as other interesting
and unique items. There will be a delicious buffet prepared
by Omni chefs, complete with wine service. A cash bar will
also be available.
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, newly appointed president/CEO
of Take Stock in Children, Inc., will attend along with alum-
ni of Take Stock Nassau. Alonso-Mendoza, Dr. Barbara Darby,
,FSCJiNorth Campus president and a Take Stock student
, ill be featured during a brief program,
I Tickets are $75. To learn more about Take Stock in
,Children Nassau and to purchase tickets for light Up a Life,
visit www.takestocknassau.org and click on "Our Events." or
call 548-4464.


Students Nick
Volpitta and
Amber
Stevens light a
Christmas
tree at the
2010 Iight
Up a Life ben-
efit for Take
Stock in
Children
Nassau.
SUBMITTEDD


Hearing today
The U.S. Postal Service will hold
a public meeting to discuss possi-
ble changes to postal services at
6:30 p.m. today in the former First
Baptist Church, 412 Alachua St.




Post



office



sale



stalls

MICHAEL PARNELL
News Leader
The LI S. Postal Service advertised
the downtown post office for sale on its
website last week. but withdrew the
ad after the city notified it of the "mis-
take "
The city has been negotiating with
the postal service to buy the building,
possibly for use as a new city hall after
renovations. Advertising on the ,website
could have elicited interest from the pri-
vate sector.
"The Fernandina Beach Post Office
'is currently under study," LISPS-
spokesman Stephen Seewoester in
Dallas said Wednesday in response to
an email "Upon completion of the
study; if it is determined to dispose of
the building. the proper ty will be pub-
licly listed for anyone to make an offer
to purchase. However, under our cur.-
rent procedures and because we are a
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official


scrutiny
MICHAEL PARNELL
News Leader
The State Attorney's Office will
review the city's handling of a conti o.
versial political campaign sign to deter-
mine if a formal investigation should be
opened
Two city residents have formally
complained to the office that the cam-
paign Isign, a banner that hung briefly
over Nor th E ighth Street, was illegal.
"We're going to take a look at it,"
said Assistant StateAttorney Wes
White, director of the Nassau County
office, on Wednesday.
White said his office would review
the evidence presented to it after the
Thanksgiving holiday. He said the mat-
ter is a priority, but not the highest pri-
ority given that two murder trials are
scheduled in December and January.
However, "Election law violations
are something we take seriously," he
said, and the information presented to
him warranted further study.
The banner, which promoted the
candidacies of incumbent Mayor Susan
Steger and Commissioner Eric
Childers, was put up.by city workers
over North Eighth Street near the inter-
section with Centre and Atlantic on
the day before the election.
It was removed on Election Day
because it did not have a disclaimer
required by state law, City Attorney
Tammi Bach said. That disclaimer
requires those making "independent
expenditures" on behalf of candidates
to note that it is paid political advertis-
ing and to put their name on the sign.
Bach reiterated at the city com-
mission meeting Tuesday night that
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011 NEWS News-Leader


Optmistdubs
The Yulee Optimist Club
meets every Tuesday at
noon at Murray's Grille on
A1A in Yulee. Call 753-0091.

The Fernandina Beach
Optimist Club meets each
Wednesday from noon-1 p.m
at the Fernandina Beach Go]
Club. Call Bernice Kelley at
261-7923 or Barb Kent at 277
4071.
Rotaryclubs
The Rotary Club of Fer-
pandina Beach meets each
Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-]
p.m. at the Florida House Inr
on South Third Street The
speaker Nov. 23 will be Dr.
Barbara Darby, campus pres-
ident of Florida State College
at Jacksonville Nov. 30 is a
club assembly. Call Melanie
Ferreira at 321-5675.

The Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise meets
each Friday from 7:30-8:30
a.m. at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club on BillMelton
S Road. Contact President
S Katey Breen at katey-
breen@comcast.net or visit
www.ameliaislandrotary.com.
Food giveaway
The Northeast Florida
Community Actiorn Agency
will distribute a small amount
of U.S. Department of Agri- -
culture surplus food com-
modities on a first-come,
first-served basis until the
food is depleted from 2-3:30
p.m. today at the Peck
Center Auditorium, 510
South 10th St
Celebration
A celebration of Larry
"Duck" Webb's life will be
.%,' held from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 21 at
Sliders Seaside Grill.
Donations will be collected to
help with funeral-related
expenses and to help his
daughter, Jenny, make the
trip to Asheville, N.C. to
spread his ashes.
Local musicians will.
entertain and there will be
drink specials.
Crime seminar
The National Crime Stop
program will present Identity
Theft, Cyber Crime and
Crime Prevention at the Nov.
22 Breakfast Learning Series
in Nassau County.
Family Support Services
of North Florida (FSS) hosts
the 9-10:30 a.m. program at.
its Nassau County office,
87001. Professional Way in
Yulee.
Continental breakfast and
networking begin at 8:30 a.m.
The free program is open to
the public. For information
or to register contact
FSS.BLS.Nassau @fssnf.org
or 225-5347.
YMCAraflle
McArthur Family YMCA
will support families with its
15th annual 12 Gifts of
Christmas Holiday Raffle,
with 20 prizes up for grabs to
benefit YMCA's Annual
Giving Campaign. Tickets
can be purchased for $10
each or three tickets for $25
at the McArthur Family
YMCA;, 1915 Citrona Drive,
or by calling 261-1080.
Tickets will also be available
at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island Christmas tree light-
ing on Nov.'23 at 5:30 p.m. in
the resort's courtyard. The
drawing will be. held during
the ceremony. Event is open
to the public, but winners do
not need to be present to
win. The ceremony and shut-


tle service are complimenta-
ry. Parking is available at
Peters Point off Fletcher
Avenue. Shuttle service
begins at 4:30 p.m. For infor-
mation call The Ritz-Carlton
at 227-1100.
Trash schedule
. 'The Advanced Disposal
If Services Stateline holiday
trash schedule is: closed
- Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving
Day, with Thursday service
on Friday and Friday service
on Saturday. Christmas and
'NewYear's pickup are as
normal.
Recreation meeting
The Nassau County
Recreation Commission will
meet Nov. 29 at 7.p.m. at the
county Parks and Recreation
Office, 45195 Musselwhite
Road, Callahan. The public is
invited. For information call
548-4660.
Gun courses
Gary W. Belson Associa-
tes Inc. offers gun courses at
the Range & Educational
Training Center in Nassau
County. AConcealed Weapon
License Course will be
offered Nov 29 and Dec. 7,
12 and 15 at 5 p.m. A Basic
with Defensive Tactics
Course will be offered Nov.
26 and Dec. 10 and 17 at
7:45 a.rf.
Contact Belson at 491-
8358, 476-2037 or gbelson@
bellsouth.net Visit :
www.TheBelsoriGroup.'com.
CivilAir Patrol
Civil Air Patrol, Fernan-
dina Beach Senior Squadron
meets twice a month at the
Fernandina Beach Airport,
Squadron Trailer on the first
Saturday at 9a.m. and third
Wednesday at 7 p,m. each
month. .
, The squadron is involved
in search and rescue mis-
sions, areospace education,
cadet orientation flights and
community service. For
information contact Dave
Randa at 583-1228 or come
out and visit them.
Toastmasters meet
The Talk of Amelia
Toastmasters club meets at
6:30 p.m. the second arid
fourth Mondays of each
month at the Fernandina
Beach Police Department,
1525 lime St. For informa-
tion visit talkofamelia.free-
toasthost.org.
Bridgegames
Bring a partner and come
.play bridge every Thursday
from 2-5'p.m. at the Ocean
:.Club, Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. Fee is $6. For
information call Lynn Leisy
at 261-0104.
Passportservice
SThe Nassau County
Public Library System,
Fernandina Beach branch
now accepts passport appli-
cations on behalf of the U.S.-
Department of State. U.S. cit-
izens planning international
travel may apply at the
library at 25 N. Fourth St
For appointments, applica-
tions and information visit
www.nassaureads.com and
click on the Passport tab on .
the left side of the webpage
or call 277-7365. "
Food addicts meet
Food Addicts Anonymous
meetings are held at Third
and Alachua Street on
Wednesday at 7 p.m. Please
use the Third Street
entrance. For information.
call Jackie at 310-6680.


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LOOKING BACK


This photo from Maggie de Vries and the Amelia Island Film Society may be of notable actors from the Norman
Studio era in Jacksonville that were staying at the Florida Hquse Inn on South Third Street in Fernandina Beach.
circa 1910. Some people have suggested it could be Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Buster Keaton, among oth-
ers, posing on the inn's front porch.
..The News-Ltader, 511Ash St.. Frniandina Beach. 'wch, ,w s Looking Back submwnsst, s Thet atls.- moy be emailed to Sidn Perry,
sperry@jbnewsleadercom. . -.



OBITUARIES

: Melanie Ann Dennard six nephew,. Addisun.i Jensr.n, bh.Juh. FIrnandinja Lcli.. Fl.
Hunter and Daniel; and two nieces, Alexis Friendis may call .day fliv 6om 5n-7 0i pin
MelanieAnn (Meredith) Dennard,47,of and Caitland,as wells many more'extend- at New Zioii M;nisi.iai yv Baptist Church
Yulee, FL went to be with Our LordMand ed family members, and friends and her Piase -hi, he-r life stri v at wwavoxle-
Savior on Sunday, November 13, 2011: cat, Earl Grey. i heat d uin
She was known by all who loved her as A memorial service %% ill be h,-Id at 111 i0 C' .-. Herd Funeral Director
"Mel," of Aunt Mel. She was born on .a.m. Saturday, Novembei \19. In rih- Sitl p-; ,
October 2, 1964 .in hens Chapel at Green Pine Funeral Home Patricia Gray Stegmiaier,
Jacksonville, FL. She grad- with the Rev. Frank Camaro ii offcia tini
uated from Fernandina For more information and i, sign Ms Attorneyat Law
Beach High Schoolin 1982. Peeples' on line register book please visit Patricia was. born in Cleveland, Ohio,
Mel was a member of0 the Green Pine"website at www.green- to Marion and Vin:ent Gray and passed
Blackrock Baptist Church pinefuneralcom. . away on 16 Novenmber 2011 She celebrat-
aid enjoyed bing a 'GreenPneFuneralHomei .ed her 63rd bil thday on Tuesday 15
Sunday school teacher and Nv,\em'b,:i '11 She married Otto
working with the youth, and the Awana's s .-ai, :,.-1 ,his .:.ir thecelebrated 41
program until the time of her illness. She Willie Lee Peterson Ias nir u ;,- P.. i:, i'ilicleng dri adn4
lovedteaching-everyone about Jesus> ..; i'" nMsg..Willi'eILee Peterson, age 67, of!-' -;v, i wr ,,ii,..... -. Iv.i,lin ihi,- lid.
Melwas preceded in death by herfat-her;lFernandinaieach_,passed away;oni;F-iriday: .'rm and o...ih.e a:riA:nu-ir weathln pat-.
Charles Rodney Meredith, whom she loved-" ',oniin. N, b,_-i 11, 2011 at Quality i- n,- clig,-;etc. She realized'thatdream'
and missed. Mr. Meredith passed away in Health Care of Fernandina Beach, FL for the past year and one-half living in a
April, 2011. .... Born in Statenville, GA, she was the high rise ocean front condo watching the
Mel leaves behind a son, Justin M. daughter of the late Lemuel and Lillian gopher tortoises.playing on the sand dunes
Cothern (Tara) of Jacksonville, FL; a daugh- Mitchell Peterson. As her family came to in front of her.
ter, Ashley L Cothern Jones (Rodney) of Fernandina in 1951, she attended and was Patricia was a product of the outstanding
Johnson City, TN; her mother, Ruby L. a graduate of Peck High School, Class of Cathplic education system in the Cleveland
Meredith ofYulee, FL; two sisters, Vanessa 1962. Ms. Peterson had worked as a Chef area, ultimately, graduating from John
G. Darling .erry) of Fernandina Beach, FL and Cook in Fernandina Beach for many Carroll University. She got her Masters
and Jessica C. Meredith of Yulee, FL; a years. She will be remembered from the from The Ohio State University and her
' nephew, Marshall O. Darling of Fernandina Sand Bar Restaurant, Amelia Island law degree from Drake University in Des
Beach, FL; and many relatives and friends. Plantation and for many years with the -Moines, Iowa. She worked for Drake
Funeral services will be held.at 11:00 Toundas family at the Marina Restaurant University, the Iowa
a.m. today, Friday, November 18, at from where she retired.in 1997. Many Supreme Court, Norwest
Blackrock Baptist Church with the Rev. people in the Elm Street community will Corp, and the Social
Frank Camarotti officiating. The family recall her support of the Little League . Security Administration.
received friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. ' Association. Even though her children were She was most proud of
Thursday at Green Pine Funeral Home. riot participating, she was there to cheer on her extended family, two in-
For more information and to .)-in Niel', the others and keep the umpires in line. : laws, and three grandsons.
onlite register book please visit l he Gi6-en Mrs., Peterson was a member of the She kept pictures of the
Pinewebsiteatwww.greenpinefuneral.com. New.Zioni Missionary Baptist Church, three grandsons on the table beside her
Green Pine Funeral Home Fernandina Beach, FL. chair as she looked out over the ocean.
S. Preceding her in death are two sisters, The family includes: Thomas 'More
Lisa Dean Peeples Retha Lee Peterson-Williams, who passed Stegmaier, Amelia Island, Florida; Mary
S. awayy in 2002, and Ernestine Manning, who Margaret Stegmaier, Amelia Island; Jane
Lisa Dean Peeples, 45, passed away passed away in 2004. Elizabeth Stegmaier, Champaign, Illinois
Wednesday morning, November 16, 2011 at Mrs. Peterson leaves'behind, two daugh- and her husband Steve Runkle and their two
, her Nassauville residence. Ms. Peeples was ters, Sonya Allen, Capitol Heights, MD, sons, Lark (3 years old) and Flax (10
born March 13,1966 in Fernandina Beach, ShamekaLevingston, (Marcus) Fairbanks, months old); Pete Stegmaier, Jackson,
FL and has been a life long resident of the Alaska, sisters., Barbara Jean Kellogg Mississippi and his wife Tatiana and their
area. (Calvin), Fernandina Beach, FL, Helen rson, August (9 months old). Patricia is sur-
She was a member of the 1984 gradu- Smith (Robert), Jacksonville, FL, Hazel vived by her mother Marion Gray,
eating class of Fernandina Beach High P. I- .s-in-Williams, Kingsland, GA, Cynthia Lancaster, Pennsyl-vania, sister Mary Ann
School where she was a Hunt (Kelvin), Jacksonville, FL, Diana Gray-Schlegel, -Lancaster, Pennsylvania
member of the Drill Team, Delaney (Gary), Fernandina Beach, FL, (husband Tom-and son Nick), sister Cindy
'and the Little o;nmen Club Deborah Scott, Fernandina Beach, FL, Gray, Havertown, Pennsylvania (husband
She also graduated tron1 Hattie Mae Baker, Fernandina Beach, FL, Jim and daughters Christine and Sarah).
FCCJ with a Business Virginia Rauls, Fernandina Beach, FL, a Patricia loved books and had as one of
Major, Ms Peeples a- a step sister, Cynthia Turner, Fernandina her prized possessions her book collection.
fantastic cook, and had a Beach, FL, brothers; Samuel Peterson She was a gardener, liked to travel, had a
passion for dancing;.and. (Kitm). Fernandina Beach, FL, Leonard passion for looking for sand dollars, and
.singing. Those who knew her best knew Peterson (Brenda), Fernandifia Beach, FL, loved watching Law and Order and The
hbr to be a caring, .creative, and humorous, Etlrem Troy Peterson, Fernandina Beach, Today Sho .on TV. She was a great moth-
person. Otherwise known for 'JUST KID-. VFL,,Edward Rauls (Geraldine), Fernandina er, a wonderful wife, afi Attorney by trade,
DIN!!' She worked, and managed inrth e Be-ach. FL, Joe Rauls (Barbara), Miami, and proud to be living her last years sur-
local restaurant industry for many years.:,- Ft. four grandchildren, Cya Tookes, rounded by..the. gorgeous natural beauty
Survivors include her mother and step -..Shamond Tookes, Shamari Levingston, of Amelia Ilnd with the sand dunes, the
father, Pamela Davis and Robby Tylir, h-.-r Marcus ILevingston, Jr. and countless nieces pelicans, thisnrfises.
father and step mother, Robert and Elisa and nephews.. . The Mass for Patricia will be at St.
Peeples; two brothers, Vance Peoples and Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Michael's Catholic Church, 505 Broome
Chad Tyler (Racheal; two sisters, Angel Salurday. November 19,2011 from the New Street, Fernandina Beach, Florid? today,
Keeling (Robert) and Robyn Mobley (Don);, Zin Missionary Baptist Church, Friday 18 November 2011 at 10:30 AM. A
,;,Fer nandina Beach, FL with the Reverend luncheon will follow for family and friends
Jert.miah Rubinsin. presiding, at Bretts Waterway Caf6, 1 South Front
L'OOKIN C .KN Mrs Petel sun will be laid to rest in Sii-- i. F '-rnandia Beach.
.LOOKING uBAK .. Bosque Be-illo Cemetery. li iseques (r.d hat memorials be made
S :;'*:Pallbearers will be: Wayne Peterson, in Patricia'smine to: The Mayo Clinic, The
O t\ Sheriff H.J. Youngblood Dewayne Peterson, Corey Smith, Richard Mayo Foundation, 4500 San Pablo Road,
r reminded hunters that hunt- Hudson, Tyrone Peterson and LOnnie Jacksonville, Florida 32224.
,Jl* ing was prohibited on Jones., ; Pleased share her life story at
IEARS Sundays in Nassau County. The repass will follow at the Martin www.oxleyhieard.com.
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The school board broke
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WEEKLY UPDATE


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FOR THE RECORD
Nick Gillette and Mike Mullin are representatiyesjor applicant Get N'Save,
LLC, which sought to rezone property it owns on US.17 in north Nassau Coqnty.
That may not have been made clear in the front-page'.p'ry. "Strip club-on 17?"'
published Nov. 16. Gillette said Thursday the property will be used as a ware-
house, not an adult establishment or strip club as suggested by a county commis-
sioner during a Monday night hearing on the rezoning request.
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FORWARD
Continued from 1A
Mayor Steger noted at one
point that previous city com-
missioners had approved $12.8
million in non-voter-approved
debt since 1996 for 13 different
city projects. The largest of
those loans was $3.7 million
in 2005 for marina improve-
ments. At least nine of those
loans, however, were approved
before the financial crisis of
2008, which caused a precipi-
tous drop in property tax rev-
enues and subsequent city
budget shortfalls.
Resident John Ferry com-
plained the city commission
had overspent in the last two
years, and asked what would
happen if either of the two
paper mills in town went
under. "One just came out of
bankruptcy," he said. "What if
they left town? Where would
the balance come from, except
people paying taxes? It seems
irresponsible in these eco-
nomic times and what the city
is facing."
Resident Dorothea Stillwell
said she was against the
Forward Fernandina plan and
that commissioners should
have let the taxpayers vote on
it. "I think (the taxpayers) have
spoken and they are against
it. ... you should take those
millions of dollars and put the
(tree) lights back on Centre
Street."
Neil Blalock supported
Forward' Fernandina, saying
there were many notable peo-
ple in the past who had made
difficult decisions on how
Fernandina Beach .looks today.
"People of prior generations
worked to make this a better
place for us," he said. "A lot of
decisions weren't popular but
they were the right decisions
at the time."
Resident Judith Lane said
residents should give up "neg-
ativity and pessimism and sit-
ting on our hands.... I ask you
to move forward on this por-
tion (of the plan). Move for-
ward instead of sliding back
in anger."
Jim Powers said that "hun-
dreds of thousand of hours
have gone into- Forward
Fernandina."
"You used your judgment
and made the right decision,"
he told commissioners. "I chal-
lenge you to find any large
company that does not have
debt."
Andrew Curtin scolded
commissioners for putting the
burden of debt on taxpayers
after an election indicated their
real wishes. "The debt to be
paid for by gas fees is com-
pletely out of line," he said.
"Two commissioners are in a
lame duck position ... I think
it's inappropriate and irre-
sponsible. You should table it
and wait for the (newly elect-
ed) commissioners to take it
up."
Resident Dale Dees said
Vice Mayor Tim Poynter
should have abstained from
voting because he owns a busi-
ness downtown, and that
Steger's relatives have inter-
ests in downtown property.
"I'm questioning the ethics
and honesty of this communi-
ty," Dees said.
Steger noted that those are
distant relatives, not immedi-
ate family, and by state law she'


1When does it stop?
Fernandina Beach Commissioner Jeffrey Bunch quar-
reled at length with Curtis Burkette of Zev Cohen &
Associates at Tuesday's commission meeting about paying
for a task order that appeared to have been paid for previ-
ously.
Bunch tangled with Burkette during a resolution for
commissioners to approve $176,318 for consultants Zev
Cohen to engineer, design and do permitting work for Front
Street rehabilitation and for improvements to the Alachua
Street railroad crossing.
According to Bunch. the language in Task Order 3, which
the city has already paid for. was identical to language in Task
Order 5. which was up for commissioner approval.
"If we've already paid you 80,(00)0 to'do it, why is it back
on Task Order 5?" Bunch asked
Burketle explained that the previous task order was for
preparing documents to do permitting with First Coast
Railroad and CSX and other preliminary studies to open
Alachua Street. but that the new task order was "getting into
the true design'" of the project.
"These tasks tonight bring all the studies together and
now we're saying, let's build it," Burkette said.
"I'm listening to you. but my mind is telling me we've
already paid for it." Bunch said.
"What you're trying to say is they're double dipping,"
Mayor Susan Steger -aid to Bunch.
"That verbiage is identical because it describes the serv-
ices Zev Cohen is going to provide," Burkette said. "You paid
for the permitting process (with Task Order 3). People tried
for 12 years and couldn't do it "
"We're doing a project down here that costs $6 million,"
Bunch said at one point. "We're paying about $600.000,
$700,00) just to draw up some plans. Design (costs) should
have been separate, we're going to end up being short.... The
total to date is S243,000 for Zev Cohen. now it's another
$170,000 When does it stop?"


could not recuse herself from
voting on the issue.
"First and foremost, I do
want to thank each and every
one of you for working
through the strategic plan, a
process that was not easy,"
Ron Kurtz said to commis-
sioners. "It takes initiative and
you pursued it. This one has a
hope of success. I truly sup-
port the initiative. I am remind-
ed of Profiles in Courage, a
book that had a great effect
on me. Thank you for taking
the high road in all this."
"I looked at the financing,
and I don't know where you
can get better rates," said res-
ident Clinch Kavanaugh. "It's
very important that Alachua
(Street) is opened.... Nobody
goes down North Front Street,
you have to go through the
port."
"Thank you for working so
hard to get to this point," said
Bill Flynn, president of Friends
of the Library. "I think it's time
to move forward. You're at a
tipping point tonight. I urge
you to approve the $2 million.
When people see the end
result, they'll be happy you did
it."
"The election speaks loud
and clear where the people of
Fernandina Beach stand," said
residentJohn Stevenson. "I'm
not against all of it (but) the


people of Fernandina Beach
have trouble swallowing it
financially. I'm asking some-
one to step up to the plate and
table it, and let the incoming
commissioners handle it."
Resident Jan Cote-Merow
likewise said there are "some
wonderful things about the
plan ... but it's advisable to
table the issue until the incom-
ing commissioners can weigh
in."
Resident Julie Ferreira said
"opening up Alachua Street is
a long-term gamble ... putting
in infrastructure so the water-
front can develop is a huge
gamble. At least spend $2 mil-
lion on something we can use
immediately."
Resident Deb Stevenson
said she was a retired engi-
neer, and that the strategic
plan "is not ready for promo-
tion at all." She also said the
plan needed more risk analysis
and a mitigation plan in case
anything goes wrong. "It
sounds like a skeletal struc-
ture with a lot of risks associ-
ated with it," she said..
"Forward Fernandina is a
lovely catch phrase," said res-
ident Pat Fitzgerald. "This
should have been put to ref-
erendum. The taxpayers
should have voted on it. This is
not democracy."
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ANGELA DAUGIIT IRY
News Leader

City Manager Michael
Czymbor gave a presentation
of the first quarterly update of
the Forward Fernandina strate-
gic plan at a Tuesday work ses-
sion before commissioners
voted on taking out a loan to
fund the first phase.
The update outlined the his-
tory of the project and a list of
those involved, with an
overview of expectations
as far as a construction sched-
ule, funding and payment
strategies, and engineering
design plans.
According to the Czymbor's
presentation, the entire
Forward Fernandina project
cost has been revised at an esti-
mated $5.5 million. The first
phase of the project, with a debt
service of about $2 million, is to
be paid for by an increase in
electrical franchise fees,
Czymbor said, which would
amount to about an extra 55
cents per $100 on Florida Public
Utility bills.
Commissioners later
approved a $2.3 million bank
loan for the first phase of the
project at their regular Tuesday
meeting.
Czymbor said the electric
franchise fee debt could grad-
ually be transferred to natural
gas franchise fees once FPU
brings natural gas to the island,
or when tax revenues start
coming in from the Community
Redevelopment Area.
However, natural gas serv-
ices are not scheduled to come
into Nassau County until late
next year, and the CRA has
made virtually no money thus
far because there has been very
little development in the desig-
nated area to bring in tax rev-
enues.
Czymbor said in his update
that a committee of local engi-
neers and architects is being
formed to amend the water-
front master plan, which needs
to be adjusted because several
projects, such as moving the
city boat ramp, were deemed
inappropriate. The local engi-
neers/architects chosen for the
committee are Nick Gillette,
John Cotner, Jose Miranda and
Eric Bartelt, who have all
worked previously on city proj-
ects, boards and committees.
Czymbor also an said an out-
side firm will be hired to assist
the city and consulting firm Zev
Cohen for construction man-
agement, if they are approved


by the city
C commission
f 1 at their Dec.
: t6 meeting.
Most of the
construction
would occur
in 2013.
n 60 l V i c e
Czymbor Mayor Tim
P o y n t e r
noted during
the presentation that the
engineers and architects "have
been selected to help make
sure the (waterfront) plan is
reworked. They're not trying
to re-create a new master plan
... (This is) so we have a little
more confidence in what's hap-
pening."
The four goals of the
Forward Fernandina plan,
according to the presentation,
are wat erfront redevelopment,.
downtown revitalization, South
Eighth Street improvements
and development of neighbor-
hoods close to the downtown
core.
Goal 1 of the plan includes
waterfront and Front Street
development, improving con-
ditions at Front Street and rail-
road crossings, improving
Parking Lots C and D), amend-
ing the waterfront park


conceptual plan and making
other improvements lo Front
Street.
According to the updatC,
waterfront park plan develop-
ment was estimated to be final-
ized by May 2012, and a review
of 60 percent of final Front
Street design plans is expect-
ed to be finished by April 2012.
Improvements to the Alachua
Street crossing should be done
by August 2012, according to
Czymbor's update.
Czymbor said the strategic
plan's goals are "interrelated
and dependent on each other,"
and that it is "critical that all
stakeholders understand the
project and their roles and
responsibilities."
Stakeholders include elect-
ed officials, key members of
city staff, financial, engineer-
ing and design advisors, per-
mitting agencies, utility com-
panies, tourism groups and
other'agencies. Collaborative
stakeholders were defined as
city residents, historic district
and Eighth Street property
owners, the local media,
tourism groups, the Amelia
Island Museum of History and
other local groups and organi-
zations.
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News-Leader

John Hilliard's culinary
instructor was his mother, who
told him, "Before you leave:
home, you're going to learn
how to cook."
His barbecued pork sand-,
wiches are a great hit among
regulars familiar with the delec-
table treasures hidden inside
the unassuming convenience
store at the corner of Eighth
Street and Sadler Road.
"When you don't have gas
,pumps, you have to have some-
thing to bring the people in,"
said Hilliard.
Open at the same location
since 2000, Hilliard smokes deli-
cious pork, chicken, 'ham;
turkey and pork chops in two
cookers outside the store. It
takes between seven to nine
hours to cook the pork for his
specialty item.
"Our barbecue sandwiches.
are made with fresh pork butt
The meat is smoked for hours
and. then cut up, seasoned and
steamed until tender. We think
it is the best barbecue around,
but come try it for yourself -
SIn addition to barbecue, a
A variety of other tasty items may
be purchased including smoked
boneless chicken breasts,
spaherti, hamburgers and hot
dogs. ham. turkey and pork
I in.
My wife Rhonda cooks up a
big pot of shrimp potato soup
every Sunday to serve on
Monday. and we have a variety
S of homemade soups and chili
during the week," said Hilliard
\With cashier Darla ringing
up the sales. the.crew stays
busy waiting on regulars who
share conversation and news-
papers at the few tables inside
the store.
Breakfast is served "until
about 10 a m Monday-Friday
only and includes sandwiches
: made on biscuits, bread, toast
or English muffins with scram-
bled eggs, bacon and sausage.


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"I must be doing something right because people keep
coming back," says John Hilliard as he inspects a pair
of smoldng pork butts at Five Points Pantry.


Breakfast burritos and sausage
gravy and biscuits also are avail.
able Lunch service starts at
11:30 a.m.
"We get a cilss-section of
people, everyone f-rP'm truck-
ers and retirees to business-
men. millguys and even pc-ple
from other restaurants," said
Hilliard "I've met a lot of good
people and got to be really gi odd
friends with them It's the peo-
ple who make it good "
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The business is active in the
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led by Gov. Rick Scott the week of Oct. 29. Schwec poses with the governor and first
lady after Scott, an advocate for the state's ports, made a speech there.


Spend

There is an analogy that I'
have shared with friends for
years explaining the competi-
tion for keeping customers
local I call it the "Ingalls
Effect Those old enough to
remember the Little House on
the Prairie television series will
recall the Ingalls family from
Walnut Grove, Minn It was a
necessary ritual to get in the
wagon and go to town to make
needed purchases. In Nassau
County, when the population
was a fraction of what it is in
2011, the same need to'go to
town existed for sonie pur-
chases. Clothing, furniture,
appliances, cars and a basket
ofservices are but a few exam-
ples.
SAreas like ours have blos--
somed and more attractive
alternatives to going toa near-
by metro area have become'
available. But old.habits die


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Taiget, Honme Depot., the
Waln'ia r Supercent.r and othi-
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under constLI action and will be
well received in Yulee.
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Questions, it is the thrust of this
week's column,
1s 'Buy Nassau" .a good
idi,-L Without question, peo-
ple circulating dollars by buy-
inrg within their community is
always a proven beneficial
behavior What I ask you to
reflect on today are not so
much the big-box retailers
mentioned above We have
modern versi',.ns of these
stores and there is no need to
drive past them when you,
de-ire their products It is i he
locally rwned and operated
small businesses that "Buy
Nas.-au" will help the mosi
Restaurants. clorling stores.
insurance agencies, medical
needs, auto dealers new and
used, parts and service ,out-
lets, countless service busi--
nesses and lte list goes on
Ihis is the majority xol the 7 (
or so members of youi chant-
bers of commerce in Nassau
County I say chambers
because the Greater Nas.au
Chamber serving Callahan,
Hilliard and Bryceville hasi
b:-'en eff,_ ctivc for many yer1s, .
These small busine-sses need
your support. Should you pay
more or compromise to do
business there? No, and you
don't haveto. if you lt justgive
then try: .
One challenge the num-
ber of people working outside
the county about half out
workforce goes to Jacksonville
or Georgia to work Snure, you
will eat lunch at a convenient
I lestaurant.bul try to consider
theirr purcliasin that could
be done at home in Nassau
County. Look for specials that
"Buy Nassau" is advancing for
upcoming Saturdays, focusing
on this popular shopping day.
My experience is that people
don't like to be told what to
do, but rather appreciate infor-
mation and incentives to make
purchases. All most business-
es, big and small, want is an
opportunity to present their
products and services. They
want a shot. "Buy Nassau"
asks for that shot and is
win/win when it produces rev-
enue to circulate in the com-
munity. Keep it in mind. Have
a good week.
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New division chief


for city fire-rescue
The city of Fernandina cations an(
Beach Fire-Rescue Depart- has a work
ment has announced the pro- ing relation
motion of Fino Murallo to the s ship with al
position of Division Chief of of the loca
EMS and Training. health car
Murallo has been working providers.
in the interim role since April He wil
and has made a significant be response
impact to the EMS responsi- Murallo ble for over
abilities within the department, -- --- seeing al
according to a press release aspects o
issued by the city. It said the Advanced Life Support (ALS)
list of accomplishments and Emergency Medical Service:
enhanceinents to existing pro- (EMS) and oversight of train
grams "is quite impressive for ing activities for the 34 full
someone within an interim time employees of the Fire
role and given they were all Rescue Department. '
completed within a short peri- He will also coordinate flee
od of time." maintenance activities for the
Murallo was selected from department, as well as a hos
a group of candidates from of other responsibilities. The
across the country. He has a effective date of his appoint
number of instructor certifi- ment was Sunday.


NATIVITY
Continued from 1A
painstakingly restoring
each of the 14 figures, with
Oliver doing the fiberglass
work and Deutcher the
painting.
"This guy lost a thumb,"
said Oliver, pointing to one
of the shepherds. "So we
had to rebuild that and we've
had to rebuild several of the
faces."
Deutcher was meticulous
and caring in her painting,
carefully adding special
touches like a bit of copper
to bring out the expression
on a shepherd's face and


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finding just the right shade
of pink to enhance Mary's
cheeks.
"I love mypeople," she
said. "And the sheep. Don't
forget the sheep."
Mary Oliver passed away
in 2004, just three weeks shy
of her 96th birthday. She
would have been proud to
know the nativity she loved
is being cared for so well.
The community may
enjoy the nativity from the
weekend after Thanksgiving
to the first of next year in
front of the church at 601
Centre St., Fernandina
Beach.
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POLITICS IN BRIEF


Tea Party
Nassau Patriots Tea
Party will meet at 2 p.m. on
Tuesday, Nov. 22 and 29, in
the training room at McGill
Aviation at the Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport,
650 Airport Road.
For information contact
Susan Laie at 753-0445 or go
to www.nassaupatriots.
ning.com.
Democratic Club
The Democratic Club of
Amelia Island will hold a hol-
iday party Saturday, Dec. 3,


7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Island
Art Gallery, 18 North
Second St.
The club will be honoring
longtime member Helene
Scott, who was given the
opportunity to place
President Obama's name
into nomination at the recent
Florida Democratic
Convention in Orlando.
Music will be provided by
Gabriel Arnold, saxophonist.
Old South Yankee will cater.
Tickets are $25 and available
at Democratic headquarters
or call Jennifer Wildes at
225-2193 for reservations.


POST Continued from 1A
government entity, we are able
to sell the building to any inter-
ested government body at
appraised value without listing
it."
The city does not have exclu-
sive negotiating privileges with
the USPS, Vice Mayor Tim
Poynter said Wednesday. "The
negotiations have stalled but
are still proceeding," he said.
The city commission authorized
Poynter to be its negotiator with
USPS.
The city commission dis-
cussed last month the potential
consequences of the post office
building being purchased by a
private buyer, but has taken no
position on whether that should



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Continued from 1A
the banner was not removed
because of the political opinions
expressed. She said the city
does not regulate the content
of signs except for obsc,.. tiii.'
because of federal rights to free-
dom of speech.
The sign code regulates
"time, place and manner," but
not content, Bach said, and city
code does not prohibit such
political signs in that location.
Local resident Debbie
Stalego vigorously disagreed,
noting that banners in that loca-
tion always had promoted non-
profit events such as festivals.
She maintained that city code
does prohibit political signs in
the right of way of streets.
She also told commission-
ers the city had not issued a
permit for the-banner 30 days in
advance, the banner had not
been delivered five days ih
advance nor had the city man-
ager approved it. all of which
are required by city code.
Stalego, who said she had
never seen a political banner in
that location in her 28 years of
residence here, was one of the
first citizens to notify the city
when it was put up. City Clerk
Mary Mercer, who received


be an objec-
live. Some
commission-

expressed
concern that
a private buy-
er might not
maintain the
Poynter building's his-
toric charac-
ter.
There was a story Nov. 10 in
the Washington Post about the
post office listing properties for
sale. That article, which refer-
enced www.uspspropertiesfor-
sale.com, was brought to
Poynter's attention by a local
resident.
The Fernandina property
was listed on the USPS website


emails from
St alego ,
among com-
plaints from
others,. in-
structed that
.. the banner be
C taken down
on the morn-
Bach ing of Elec-
tion Day.
Steger
said she had nothing to do with
the banner and was unaware of
it before it was put up. Mercer,
who is responsible for oversee-
ing city elections in conjunction
with the Nassau County
Supervisor of Elections, had not
approved the banner before-
hand. Bach, after a request for
a ruling from the Parks and
Recreation Department, which
issues permits for such banners,
had.
Local attorney John Cascone
expressed his irritation with
Bach on Tuesday night. City
workers put up and took
down the banner, city employ-
ees spent time processing a per-
mit, trading emails and other-
wise discussing whether the
banner was appropriate, all of
which violates election law, he
said.
"It's never permissible for
government employees to be


on Nov. 10, the day the Post
story was posted online, but it
was not listed on the USPS web-
site on Nov. 11.
The postal service has lost
more than $5 billion in the cur-
rent fiscal year and is looking to
reduce costs and sell as many as
3,600 buildings across the coun-
try. Other historic post office
buildings are in the process of
being sold or have been sold
for renovation to private enti-
ties.
The post office building in
Fernandina was constructed in
1910. The city helped sponsor
an architectural study of the
structure last year, and has put
aside about $350,000 to stabi-
lize the building should it be
purchased by the city.


involved in campaign work,"
Cascone told, commissioners.
"It's very obvious there's been
maneuvering ... it's absolutely
against city code."
One.of those who formally
complained to the State
Attorney's Office was local res-
ident Mike Thompson. In an
email Nov. 9 he wrote, "A bold
and apparently illegal attempt
to corrupt and subvert yester-
day's Fernandina Beach gener-
al election was made yesterday
with assistance (or no resist-
ance) from our city officials."
Thompson cited specific


Renovation costs, however, are
estimated in the millions, and
the city has not allocated those
funds. City officials have said
grants could be sought to meet
those expenses.
The USPS will hold a public
meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in
the former First Baptist Church,
412 Alachua St., to discuss the
possibility of closing the down-
town post office. A new "Village
Post Office" might be estab-
lished at Books Plus, 107 Centre
St., to replace services there.
Any customer who wishes
to submit comments in writing
about possible changes may
send those to Office of Post
Office Review/North Florida
District/451 College St. Room
220D/Macon, GA 31213-9993.


state election laws in his Nov. 9
letter to State Attorney Angela
Corey. He met with White that
day to discuss his concerns.
The banner was purchased
by the Historic Fernandina
Business Association, which
obtained the necessary permits
from the city. It cost the associ-
ation $350 to have made and
$50 in city fees.
Steger and Childers were
both decisively defeated in
the election. They continue to
serve on the commission until
'Dec. 20.
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Thanksgvtngpet tips
Nassau County Animal Services offers safety tips to keep
in mind during this Thanksgiving holiday.
*A lew small boneless pieces of well-cooked turkey, a
taste of mashed potato or even a lick of pumpkin pie should-
n't pose a problem. However, don't allow your pets to
overindulge as they could wind up with a case of stomach
upset, diarrhea or, worse, an inflammatory condition of the
pancreas known as pancreatitis. In fact, it's best to keep pets"
on their regular diets during the holidays
If you are looking for a safe treat for your dog. try mixing
a teaspoon of canned pumpkin in dry food for a special treat.
Not too much or your pet may develop extremely soft, messy
stools
*Always avoid giving your pet any type of meat bones, all
bones can cause problems. Poultry bones easily splinter and
can cause serious damage to your pet's gastrointestinal tract
and even large knuckle bones can cause an obstruction.
Sage can make your Thanksgiving stuffing taste delish,
but it and many other herbs contain essential oils and resins
that can cause gastrointestinal upset and central nervous
system depression to pets if eaten in large quantities. Cats
are especially sensitive to the effects of certain essential oils
Don't spoil your pet's holiday by giving him raw bread
dough. When raw bread dough is ingested, an animal's body
heat causes the dough to rise in his stomach As it expands.
the pet may experience vomiting, severe abdominal pain
and bloating, which could become a life-threatening emer-
gency, requiring surgery.
Other foods to keep your pets away from include choco-
late, onions, baked goods and, of course, alcoholic bever-
ages, If your pet does become ill or ingests a toxic sub-
stance, immediately contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA
Animal Poison Control Hotline at 888-426-4435
After you've enjoyed your turkey this Thanksgiving,
Instead ot putting the carcass In the trash, wrap it in two
plastic grocery bags and put It In your freezer until your next
trash pickup day. This way you'ie certain to prevent your pet
from getting into your trash and a possible choking hazard.


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Fiat, one of many adoptable dogs at Nassau County.
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Nassau County Animal
Services adoption and volun-
teer coordinator Lisa Fee is'
looking for volunteers.
"Our door is always open to
pets in need ... is your heart?"
Fee says the Nassau County
Animal Services volunteer pro-
gram was created to support
the mission of the shelter as a
community service agent for
the purpose of the care of ani-
mals in this county through ani-
mal sheltering, adoption pro-
grams and education.
NCAS volunteers help the
shelter invits daily activities, as
well as aiding staff to expand


Adoption
viewing hours
Adoption viewing hours at
Nassau County Animal
Services are.
Tuesday-Friday,
11 a m.-4 p.m
Saturday from
11 a.m -3p m.
Closed Sunday, Monday
and most holidays
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the programs to their fullest Students can earn commu-
potential.: nity service hours for their par-
- There are many opportuni- ticipation.
ties available, both inside and "I think it's a great program,
outside the shelter, from direct especially for students planning
animal care'to special events. On going to college because
Volunteers may choose from they have to have a certain num-
a number of roles including kitty- ber of community service hours
or puppy butler, dog handler, to qualify for scholarships," said
adoption or event a'ssisltani,,i, Yulee Middle School Principal,
off-site adoption helper. ... .*emny Boatright
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,or two days a week for a three- ..,.Jelp.s animals get adopted but
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DINK NESMITH
PRESIDENT


'The fog comes on

Driving to work not long after sunrise this gauzy white fili
morning, I was reminded of a poem by Carl ing cool mist th
Sandburg: along my path
"The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits look- white cat.
ing over harbor and city on silent haunches I've never b
and then moves on." alarmed by the
It was a rare display this morning. The little fog, even when
cat feet padded over the marshes behind my nearly impossi'
house and along the highway leading off the through. I rem
island. It arched its soft white back and rubbed years ago my v
against the craggy oyster bels. It leapt to the CUP OF baking Christi
pointed tops of the stiff spartina grass and JOE and I decided t
chased its tail down the channel of the ,-,...-- the south endc
Intracoastal Waterway, nearly obscuring a and fish for she
large sailboat headed south. Joe Palmer around the bri
The little white cat was everywhere this was going alon
morning, purring its content and bringing was a little concerned.
feline grace to the autumn landscape. "Don't venture offshore," she
It shifted in lazy patterns through the trees "Stay inland, OK?" .
and vines and underbrush along the highway. I promised her I wouldn't go'
The pale sunlight.sifted through it and I And atthe time, I.really meant it
noticed, as I drove along sipping my hot tea, boated down to the bridge and t
that no two of the streaks and patches of fog oti the sheepies but got nary a n
seemed alike. In places, it was heavy, like ,then I started thinking about tha
clouds fallen from the.sky and resting on road- five or six miles off th,b south en
way. In others, it stretched in.wispy trails from the one they call the Fish Markn
one point to another. I'll bet the'black sea bass are
It was not a morning to drive along and lis- storm right now, I thought to my
ten to the stereo or the news on the radio. It wistfully out to sea. I could sit he
was a morning for, quiet introspection and med- not get a single sheepie but I coi
. station. The fog added a dream like'quality to run to that little ledge and be th
the drive. I was alert but yet it felt like I'd' never minutes. Heck, I thought, my ex
really awakened, as if I was caught up inr a .ing by the moment, Ive even go


igree of shift-
hat sprawled
like a big lazy

een one to be
presence of
it's heavy and
ble to see
ember a few
rife was home,
nas cookies
o go down to
of the island
eepshead
idge pilings. I
e and my wife

e implored me.

offshore alone.
t Honestly. I
ried my luck
nibble. And
at little ledge
d of the island,
et '. e. ,
feeding up, a
self, staring
ere all day and
uld make the
ere in a few.
excitement grow-.
t some fresh
/


dead shrimp here. I could limit out.on sea bass
and make the run back in and no one would
ever be the wiser.
SIt's never a good idea to head offshore
alone but I was feeling seasonally frisky and
tossed caution to the wind. I hauled in my
anchor and reeled in my line and keyed up the
ledge waypoint numbers on my GPS.
Ten minutes later, I was clearing the chan-
nel and feeling the cool salt spray on my face
as my little 18-footer skidded along. Once I was
sure I was clear of all the treacherous sandbars
that dot the south end of the island, I opened
up the'throttle and trimmed her at around 40
miles an hour. In no time, the GPS beeped that
I was approaching my waypoint. I marked fish
and structure on the bottom arid dropped the
anchor.
I'd been fishing about a half hour when I.
happened to turn and look towards land. All I
could see was a solid curtain of white coming
at me. An inversion layer had created a fog'
bank that was, making its way seaward in a
hurry. I was tempted to wait it out but decided
it would be prudent to go in. It was upon me by
the time I stowed my anchor the biggest
white cat I ever saw.
.Soundlessly it enveloped me as I picked my.
way back inland. By the time I got in and
looked back, it was beginning to lift. Funny
thing, as eerie asit was, I never was afraid.
.1 wonder what Mr. Sandburg wpuld'ye said?
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COMMUNITYTHANKS


Walkto EndAlzheimer's
, We would.like to extend our deepest appre-
ciation to everyone who made the inaugural
Nassau County Walk to EEhd Alzheimer's an
outstanding success. On Oct. 1,,228 walkers
met at Central.Park for a 2-mile walk through
downtown Fernandina Beach in an effort to
raise funds for the advancement of research to
treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease. .
'The $15,807 that was raised shows our
community's commitment to provide support,
raise awareness and bring an end to this illness.
This event would not have been possible
without our generous sponsors: Humana, UF
Yulee Family Medical. Center, Genesis Rehab
S Services at Osprey Village, Prosperity Bank,
Advanced Rehabilitation, Osprey Village, First
Coast Community Bank, Angel Watch Home
Care' and Baptist Medical Center Nassau.; We
are grateful of the supportwe received from-
Mayor Susan Steger and all the volunteers
from Little Women of Fernandina Beach, Boy
Scout Troup #89, The Pirate's Club, GFWC
Woman's Club of Fernandina Beach and all the
team captains, walkers and donors Of the event
* We also want to thank all the businesses that.
posted our event flyers and the News-Leader for
their feature article and anhouncemehts about
Ih 'lk.l &tfutgilatlion"tTeat--'S~ iffiah- .
Grand led by Renee Stoffel, which was the
largest team with 33 walkers and was also the
top team in donations!
S Thankyou again Nassau County for show-
ing your support of individuals, families and
caregivers suffering from this devastating dis-
'ease, and making a difference. For information
about Alzheimer's disease, contact the'
Alzheimer's Association atwww.alz.org or call'
.(904) 281-9077. -
The local support group for caregivers of
those with Alzheimer's/Dementia "Memory
Makers" meets the third Thursday of each
month at 1p m. at the Nassau County Council
on Aging. We look forward to seeing you at the
next Nassau County Walk to End Alzheimer's
in October 2012.
'Ann Smith, Cindy Buchanan, Bonnie
Dickens, Sandy Sewell, Judy Wilson
Nassau County 2012 Walk to End
Alzheimer's Committee Members,

Successful fundraser
'The ladies and gentleman of The Travel
Agency want to take a moment to thank every-,
one that helped make the Test Drive .he World
Luxury Travel show a successful fundraiser for:
the Boys and Girls Club of Nassau' County.
Foundation and R A.I.N. This.year we were
able to raise $2,800 for the Boys and Girls
Club and $280:for R.A.I.N. A very special
thanks to the ladies and gentlemen of The
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for all their efforts
that made planning and executing this event,
look easy! '
There were 26 world-class travel suppliers
and about 280 serious travelers sharing the ball-,
room at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island! The,
high energy created by this sharing of travel
experiences and ideas was electric!
We would like to congratulate the winners
of ourfirst annual photo contest for our clients!
We had 11 clients submit photos taken on a trip
planned by The Travel Agency. We were blown
away by the quality of the photos submitted!
Firstplace wentto Glorian Leach, second place
to Bill Brummond and third place to Dane
Carmichael. Many thanks to professional pho-
tographers Pam Bell of Pam Bell Photography
anh Katrin Bell Fine Art &:Photography for
judging the contest A big thanks to Fast Signs
(foi6blowing up the winning photos and print-
ing them on canvas for display at the travel
sl ow'
i Agood time was had by alland two worthy
causes benefited! life is good onAmelia Island!
l I Ange Wallace, Angela Pierson
S ; The Travel Agency
Fernandina Beach

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VOICE OF THE PEOPLE


Election
I attended the city commission
meeting Tuesday to discuss the ille-
gal campaign sign that was placed
on North Eighth Street Nov. 8 and
taken down Nov. 9. In explaining
to the commissioners as'to why the
sign was illegal, the state laws and
city ordinances violated along with
misuse of taxpayer dollars, before I
finished I was cut off by the mayor.
I asked if the violation of election
laws was not important enough to
allowme to finish and was told, "We
have a 3-minute limit."
Funny that rule is enforced, but
according to the city attorney our
code of ordinances pertaining to
these issues are "arcane" and the,
city cannot dictate such issues. The
problem is that city employees on
city time put up an illegal campaign
sign, so the city defacto endorsed
candidates at taxpayer expense. '
Our codes of ordinances are re-
codified on a regular basis. Ouri
codes of ordinances were re-codi-
fied in May 2011, sinde our' ordi-
nances pertaining to elections and
banners are "arcane.", so not
enforceable, changed and correct-
ed when the election ordinance was.
changed to delay the election until
November? The banner ordinance
was changed in 2007. That puts all
ordinances into question by city
attorney logic.
,So my suggestion is next time a
city resident wants to do something
that requires permits, don't both-
er. Just do it The codes and fees are
probably unenforceable.
Debbie Stalego
Fernandina Beach


Re: "Who is Occupy Wall Street?
(Nov.2).'
This is about how we survive as
a country and go forward. This
countrywas founded on the basis of
fairness. The original Boston Tea
Party was a protest against the
British unfair taxes with no repre-
sentation. They threw the tea in the
harbor.
The 99 percent want fairness for
'a majority of citizens. Whenever
there has been social injustice in
this country, citizens unite. No one
is against people prospering but.
when skewed for a small minority
it's unfair to the whole society. Thus
the founding fathers and the
Constitution addressed concerns of
landowners, mostly whites. Blacks
were three-fifths of a person. Thus
the Civil War was fought to change
a horrific status quo. After many
years of segregation and Jim Crow,
the civil rights movement began.,
The right to vote, go, to school with


"WHAT?"'
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equal education and equal pay
(black teachers made less), people
marched and protested. Yes, there
were young people involved. People
of all ages and colors stood tip;
Martin Luther King was one.
The, Vietnam War, another
protest era. .The young people
protest again. They were the ones
'being sent off to war. It was also'
unsupported by older generations.
The collapse of Wall Street affect-
ed everyone Nlany still have not,
recovered financially with pensions,
401K and housing values. Many,
have had homes foreclosed. Wall
Street is doing extremely well. To
ask them to pay more taxes (which
is a smaller percentage of gross
income), that's fair. Jobless people
can't pay more. You wouldn't throw
a drowning man a rubber duck? You
mention Pell Grants as entitlements,
would you have the young not be
able to. achieve higher education.
.They are the future of our country.
You ask, who is Occupy Wall
Street They are the unemployed,
rhostly middle class and a cross sec-
tion of Americans. I've seen many
people in the crowds who. are
gray/silver haired (usually denotes
50-plus). There was a retired Marine,
who chastised the police for mis-
treating unarmed citizens. '"There
.is ho honor-in this." He was a vet-
eran of Iraq and Afghanistan. -
Acorn tried to help lower income
people to register to vote. This
organization is now defunded:
Accused of voter fraud it was never
found guilty. From 2001 to 2006 70


cases of voter fraud were exposed in
the U.S. Considering there are 330
million Americans that is a minis-
cule number. ,
Protest is part of ourculture, For
our nation to stay a great country,
we need all of its citizens to become
successful. We need our teachers,
police officers,, nurses and fire-
fighters who are under attack from
budget cutbacks.
Joyce Frink
Fernandina Beach

FPL
Re: "FPL," .Nov. 11.
Yes, we have had the same kind
of service. We live in Nassau Village
off Lem Turner Road in Callahan.
This summer has been the worst.
One Sunday in July,-power was out
for over three hours. I called FPL
and was given 'the top man in St.
Augustine. It has messed up our
water softener. He said they were to
come out and replace some of the.
old transformers. We have seen no
one. The past two weeks we have
had two power surges and a 30-
minute power failure.
I have a Down.syndrome son
and he cannot stand change and
surely not something like this.
So I have to deal with this, too.'
Betty Lucas
Callahan

FPU
I am so tired of being screwed by
FPU. They have the worst billing I


have ever had to deal with.I paid my
bill from September with a check
and now it just got returned unpaid.,
in November.
, It took them two months to
deposit my check and now I have a
disconnection notice and can't afford.
to pay my bill because of their mis-
takes. It always takes them at least
10 to 11 days to deposit a check,
and now they charge to pay with-a
debit card.
Either way consumers are being
screwed. I am fed up.
Chris Fields
Fernandina Beach'

L.eoand John
The "Thanks for the memories:
A dog's life" by John Hartrich's dog
Leo (Nov. 16) was as heart-warming
as it was well written.
Ten years ago when I told a
friend I was buying property on
Amelia Island he said when I do
that one of the first things I should
do 'is look up John Hartrich. "He
was the best neighbor I ever had
and my wife and I, as well as all the
other neighbors, miss him terribly,"
he said.
Well, I looked John up and my
friend was right He turned outto be
a good friend as well as a good per-
son. He is one of the people that
make life on this island so enjoy-
able. .
Leo was lucky to have such a
kind and thoughtful master.
Dave Scott
Fernandina Beach


VIEWPOINT/KATY BARCO/FLORIDA WILDLIFE COMMISSION


Havens for wildlife, and people


We are incredibly fortunate to have
a vast system of public lands in
Florida. Over the years, the state
has'acquired a range of local and
state parks, forests and a wildlife management
area system that is one of the largest in the
nation. These lands sustain our fish and
wildlife and maintain our outdoor heritage and
our connection with the natural world.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) operates our wildlife man-
agement areas under a multiple-use concept,
accommodating a range of public uses that are
compatible with fish and wildlife management:
Wildlife management areas are the only places
where such varied activities as hiking, pad-
dling, hunting, wildlife viewing or horseback
riding may be so widely available.
Most importantly, our WMAs, as we call
them, have a long history of multiple recre-
ational activities conducted safely.
Millions of people visit our management,
areas every year to fish, view wildlife, hunt and
explore on foot, horseback or boat. Those who
come experience safe areas of scenic beauty


with abundant wildlife because of the well-
managed habitat there. Sharing these
resources during hunting seasons is no excep-
tion.
As Florida has urbanized, fewer Floridians
participate in or have been exposed to hunt-
ing. This can lead to unnecessary conflicts
between users based on a lack of understand-
ing and inaccurate perceptions. Even worse,
people may avoid visiting some of the most
beautiful places in our state. Learning about
hunting can change these misperceptions.
All hunters born after 1975 are required to
complete a hunter safety course before they
can purchase a license. This requirement con-
tributes to Florida's long record of safely offer-
ing hunting with other activities on public .
lands. The National Safety Council documents
hunting as one of the safest types of outdoor
'recreation, and it continues to become safer.
A check of the different WMA locations at
MyFWC.com/Recreation quickly allows visi-
tors to review the hunting calendar and plan a
trip around hunting activity if they so desire.
Additional information is provided that


explains the character and popularity of hunt-
ing seasons.
* For example, general gun season draws the
most users. During small game season, we
typically see fewer hunters on public lands.
Shooting hours are noon to sunset for the first
phase of dove season. During spring turkey
season, shooting hours end at 1 p.m. Visitors
can use this type of information to plan the
experience they are seeking.
All of us share the same desire to enjoy the
outdoors. Hunters need to welcome other
wildlife management area users, and these
users should extend the same courtesy to
hunters and to each other.
By reaching out to get to know one anoth-
er, we can reduce potential conflicts and woik
together to sustain our public lands.
Through mutual understanding and
respect, we can continue our heritage of
access to public lands for ourselves and for
future generations.
Barco, a Jacksonville resident, has been an
FWC commissioner since 2004 and was elected
chairman in June.


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COMMUNITY


AMELIA CHALLENGE WINNERS


The Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise
held it's second annual
Amelia Challenge on
Saturday at the
Fernandina-Beach High
Sehool.TFifteen teams of
four members partici-
pated.
The unique event
combined sportive and
intellectual challenges to
support winning teams'
selected local charities
and the international
nonrg9J Mercy Ships.
Biki~~iB' inning, walking
and brain teasing chal-
lenges.started at 9 a.m.
and ended about 12:30
p.m. with an-awards cer-
emony to reward the top
three teams.
Rotary Club of
Fernandina Beach
(Noonday Club), top
right, came in first and
their.$500 will go to
their club's foundation.
CBC Bank, middle
right, was second with
$250 to Habitat for
Humanity.
First Coast
Community Bank, bot-
tom right, came in third
for $100 to Barnabas.
Sponsors included:
Title sponsor, Baptist
Medical Center Nassau;
Gold sponsors First
Coast Community Bank
and Florida Public
Utilities; and Silver
sponsors Red Otter
Outfitters-and Sonny's
BAR-B-Q, which provid-
ed morning coffee and
box lunches for the par-
ticipants.
The Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise
meets evej.y Friday at
7:30.a';'ati-the
Fernandina Beach Golf
Club. For information
about the club or attend-
ing a meeting contact
president Katey Breen
at kateybreen@com-
cast.net, or go to
www.ameliaislandro-
tary.com.
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HOLIDAY HELPERS


AngdTree
The number of seniors identified and
qualifying for the Salvation Army Hope
House Senior Angel Tree program has
increased by 76 percent since last year,
up to 309 grandmas and grandpas. If
you would like to show one of our low-
income seniors that they are not forgot-
ten this Christmas season, drop by The
Salvation Army Hope House, SunTrust
Bank or Bank of America in Fernandina
or Callahan and adopt a Senior Angel.
By adopting and purchasing a little
something from their wish list, you will
help bring joy, hope and a smile into a
senior's life. For information call 321-
0435 or stop by Hope House at Ninth
and Date streets.
Holidaydinner
The.Yulee Senior Christmas Dinner
will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec.
3 at The Carpenter's House (Old
Naarene Church) on US17 North in
Ytile. Tidkets will be available at
Southeastern Bank in Yulee. Diners age
50 and above are free, all others are $5.
You must have a ticket to attend. To


donate your time, money or services,
contact Ashley Dilda at 225-9313.
Toys forTots
New, unwrapped toys for the Toys
for Tots program for needy Nassau
County children may be dropped off at
American Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third
St., seven days a week, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Contact Marge Brewer at 415-1893. No
stuffed animals, please.
Shop with Cops
The eighth annual Shop with Cops
program is under way, raising funds for
the needy children of Amelia Island to
go Christmas shopping for themselves
and their families with a Fernandina
Beach police officer on Dec. 15 at
Walmart. All funds donated go children
ages 1-11, selected by school guidance
counselors. Make checks payable to
"Shop with Cops" and mail'to
Fernandina Beach Police Department,
Att: Police Chief Jim Hurley, Shop with
Cops Program, 1525 Lime St.,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035-0668. For
information email
shopwithcops@aol.com.


JOYto the Children
Joy to the Children is gearing up for
its annual Christmas Day celebration for
some of Nassau County's children and
their families. If you have the opportuni-
ty to give of your time or money this
year, contact JOY at info@joytothechil-
dren.org or visit www.joytothechildren.
org. Like the Facebook page at www.
facebook.com/joytothechildrennassau.
Volunteer events include shopping for
toys and toiletries Dec. 4 at 5 p.m., with
toy loading and transport at 6:30 p.m., at
Walmart Supercenter in Yulee.
Secret Santa
Dayspring Village, Inc., a state
licensed limited mental health assisted
living facility in Boulogne serving adults
with schizophrenia and schizo-affective
disorders, has an annual Secret Santa
program for its residents. E-mail coordi-
nator Denise Cumbus at denise@day
springvillage.org'or call (904) 845-7501
to learn about the Christmas wishes of a
resident, baked goods that are needed
or to schedule a time to share your
musical talents.


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WELL DRILLERS, INC. 1505 S 14th Street
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C.: : ." r. righteousness. The easy way of
Dealing with demanding situations may not
always be the right or ethical way, however,
the right and ethical way is always the best
way. The Bible te;ls us For what will it profit a
man if he gains the whole world, and loses his
own souP? Trying to do what is right in Gods
eyes and listening to our conscience can
become a worthwhile and honorable
characteristic I can think of no greater quality
than to be looked on by others as a fair-
minded and honest person who loves God
and their fellow man Life in this world is
relatively short compared with eternity jnd
being honest. trustworthy,
and having a good
relationship with God wi;l
insure happiness in this
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Mr. and Mrs. Reed


ReedCastro
Vania Beatrice Castro of
Fernandina Beach and Ste-
phen Michael Reed of Gaines-
ville were married Nov. 5,
2011, in Fernandina Beach.
The bride is the daughter
of Mark and Ruby Ann Castro
of Fernandina Beach.
The groom is the son of
Mike and Rhonda Reed.

Hagins-Henderson
Hank and Christy Ilagins
of Fernandina Beach an-
nounce the engagement of
their daughter, Ashley IIa-
gins, to Josh Henderson, the
son of Teresa and Ed Wilson
of Fernandina Beach and
Gary and Gail Henderson of
Madison.
Ms. Hagins is a graduate of
Florida State University and is
employed with Amelia Dental


Parade for Paws
Nassau Humane Society
will host the 12th annual
Parade for Paws Dec. 3 at
Central Park on Atlantic
Avenue in Fernandina Beach.
Choose a half-mile or one-
mile walk option, with fun
activities at the park before
and after. Late registration
begins at 10 a.m. and the
parade at 11 a.m. Registration
fee is $10 per dog.
Pre-register online at
www.nassauhumanesocicty.co
m/events.html, or at
Redbones (321-0020), or the
NHS Dog Park (491-1511).
Awards announced immedi-
ately after the parade.
Lighted parade
America's Youth will spon-
sor the Holiday Lighted
Parade at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in
downtown Fernandina Beach,
with the theme "The Music
and Magic of Christmas."
Iine up at 4:30 p.m. at Central
Park Buccaneer Field. Parade
applications are available at
the Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency,
1303 Jasmine St., at thle Deplt
on Centre Street and at
www.ameliaisland.com. All


Mr. lIonderson, Miss
Ilagins


Group. Mr. [1elnd(lrson attend-
ed (Gorgia Southern
University and is a licensed
CSR for Morrow Insurance
Group.
Thei wedding will take
place March 24, 2012, in
Fernandina Beach.

Whigham-Brown
Albertha Brown of
Fernandina Beach and
Shawn Lament Whigham
of Lessie were married at
2 p.m. Nov. 11, 2011, in the
garden at Baptist Medical
Center-Nassau with Jim
Tippins officiating.
The bride is the daughter
of Clarence and the late
Ruby Brown of Fernandina
PBach.
The giiroomll is the son of
Granzie and Mariah Whi-
gham of Jacksonville and .
Lessie.


MILITARY NEWS _


Coast Guard Seaman
Apprentice Jacob C. Higgin-
botham, son of Carla C. and
Clyde F Higginbotham of
Callahan, recently graduated
from the U.S. Coast Guard -
Recruit Training Center in
Cape May, N. J.
During the eight-week
training program, Iligginbo-
tham completed a vigorous-
training curriculum consisting
of academics and practical
.1 -II i[.l-[ on water safety
and survival, military customs
and courtesies, seamanship
skills, physical fitness, health
and wellness, first aid, fire
fighting and marksmanship.
Men and women train togeth-
er from the first day in the
Coast Guard just as they will


work together aboard ships
and shore units throughout
the world. To reinforce the
team concept, all recruits are
trained in preventing sexual
harassment, drug and alcohol
awareness, civil rights train-
ing and the basics of the work-
life balance.
Higginbotham and other
recruits also received instruc-
tion on the Coast Guard's core
values oTlnior, respect and
devotion to duty and how to
apply them in their military
performance and personal
conduct., lligginbotham will
join :36,000 other men and
women who comprise the
Coast Guard's workforce.
He is a 2010 graduate of
Yulee High School.


entries/units must be lighted.
Yulee Festival
Nominations are being
accepted for Grand Marshall
of the 7th Annual YuIlee
I holiday Par'-de on lDec. 10.
Entries iimust Ie post marked
by today. Write "Grand
Marshall" lon thle nvelope.
Vendors are needed for
the Yulee Holiday Festival,
Dec. 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at
the Sports Complex ioni
Goodbrcad Road. Parade par-
ticipants also are needed. The
theme is "It's a Wonderful
Life." Download grand mar-
shall, vendor and parade
applications at www.tinyurl.
coi/yhf'estival or call Connie
at (90)1) 845-:,26' to have
them mailed. Vendors, call
Julie at 225-5237.
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T'lhe Yulke Holiday Festival
and Parade will be lield Dec.
10 from 10 a.m.-,1 p.m. at the
Yiulh' Sports Complex on
(......lii .. I 1)rive( in Yulce.
Th' parade will begin iat 10
a.m., followed by live enter-
tailnllnl, S;ini )pictures, atrts
and crafts vendors, food,
bollincits and p()ly rides. For
inllforinmiation call Coi anic at
(WA0 ) 8i1 -:\261.


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RELIGION


Thanksgiving,
Woo-hoo, we all shouted as the
water rolled over the front of our
boat and crashed into our laps. By
this point the cold splashes no
longer stole our breath. Instead, we
learned to greet each other like old
friends. With each new bend in the
river, and fresh section of raging
water, the cool, untamed river
seemed to enjoy our presence.
Every so often life hands PULPIT
you an experience that lingers in NOTES
your soul for the remainder of your ...
days. I feel confident this is one of
them. Even now, as I reminisce, Pastor
the sounds of friends laughing, vivid Rob Goyette
colors, smells and amazing vistas
are as easy to recall as the day I got God's radar sc
married and the day my children mine. Now tha
were born; though clearly the latter body.
. set of memories are in a class all of In either ca
their own. my amazemen


rapids
Those five days
and four nights of
rafting, fishing and
camping under the
open sky still make
me wonder how I
even got there. If it
hadn't been for the
generous invitation
of a friend, an
empty seat in the
boat and no real
expense to me,
such a trip would-
n't have even been
on my radar
screen. Thankfully,


reen was bigger than
at's a word for some-

se, you might imagine
t when I found out


and
that my friends a
not the only one
A boat called the
couple of young,
rafters, and all oi
board, daily set
Though the only
them was at the
and the start of t
without them ou
have been very d
On day one,
to our first camp
tents set up and
finally hit me jus
was to be include
Though it hadn't
surely somebody
price for all that
From steaks
sticky cakes bak
curious campers


the price that's been paid
and our guides were' like kings. They did the dishes, Now I realize it's not the Bible, but
s going on the trip. made some of the best coffee I've Shakespeare said it well when he
Gear Boat, with a ever drank and in the morning wrote, "How sharper than a ser-
experienced loaded up and set out before us to pent's tooth it is to have a thankless
ur supplies on do it all over again, child!"
out before we did. Now with Veterans Day just With a fresh wave of entitlement
'time we really saw behind us and Thanksgiving around protests and a generation that seems
end of a long day the bend, I want to dedicate this arti- to have lost sight of the price paid
the next, it was clear, cle to all those who've paid the price for the blessings we so freely enjoy,
r experience would and all those who've gone before us. I'm simply recommending a time
different. The fact of the matter is, without out. Let's put the oar in the water
when we pulled up them, our experience would be very and slow things down. Let's stop and
)ing spot and found different. give thanks. For me, to do so is to
dinner cooking, it As a nation, we have a lot to be honor God and those He's used to
At how privileged I thankful for. Yes, I know we have make it all possible.
ed on this trip. our problems, and some would even "In everything give thanks: for
t cost me much, say the raft has a hole in it, but the this is the will of God in Christ Jesus
y had paid a great reality is most people don't even concerning you." (iThessalonians
we were enjoying. have .a raft to talk about, much less 5:18)
to shrimp to even to discuss how to fix it. Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
ed in some kind of For me, I think a good place to Living Waters World Outreach Center
' oven, they fed us start is in the attitude of our hearts. rgoyy@livingwatersoutreach.org


RELIGION NOTES


Emergency pantry
O'Neal Memorial Baptist Church,
474257 SR 200 East, offers an emer-
gency food pantry for families and
individuals in crisis. No income eligi-
bility required. For assistance call
277-2606 or 261-4186.
Grief share
GriefShare recovery and support
group sessions meet Wednesdays
from 6-8 p.m. through Feb. 1 at First
Baptist Church, 1600 S. Eighth St.
GriefShare is a video seminar series
that features some of the nation's
foremost Christian experts on grief
and recovery topics as seen from a
biblical perspective. The video semi-
nars are combined with support
group discussion of the materials
presented. Childcare is provided.
Call 261-3617 for information.
Unitarian service
The East Nassau branch of the
Unitarian Universalist Church of
Jacksonville now meets in the Island
Art Association education building,
18 N. Second St. (building is at rear
of the courtyard). Services start a
10:45 a.m. every Sunday. All spiritual
seekers are welcome. For informa-
tion call 321-1686.
End of life seminar
Taking Care of Business, a semi-
nar sponsored by the Interfaith
Health Ministry of Nassau County to
encourage participants to plan and
share with family their decisions/
wishes regarding serious illnesses,
advanced age and end of life issues,
will be held Nov. 19 in Maxwell Hall
of Memorial United Methodist
Church from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pre-regis-
ter by calling 261-5769.
Speakers will discuss: The need
for end-of-life conversations with
loved ones; how to document and
express your wishes in legal docu-
ments; working with funeral homes;
organ donation; and understanding
grief issues of family members. This
seminar is for all adult age groups.
Call Tom Washburn (491-1753) for
information.
Health ministry
Health Ministries Sunday will be


celebrated Nov. 20 at Memorial
United Methodist Church.
Highlighting the day will be two
guest speakers. Dr. Anna Wright will
speak at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
services. Wright is an associate pro-
fessor at the University of Florida
and is a physician at UF Yulee
Family Medicine. She recently grad-
uated from San Francisco
Theological Seminary with a degree
in the Art of Spiritual Direction. The
9:45 a.m. service.in Maxwell Hall will
be led by Donna Deegan, a three-
time breast cancer survivor and the
founder and president of The Donna
Foundation. The 26.2 with Donna
The National Marathon to Finish
Breast Cancer is the only marathon
in the country dedicated exclusively
to raising funds for breast cancer.
Deegan is a news anchor at First
Coast News in Jacksonville. For
information contact Pastor Hollie at
hollie@mumconline.com.
Benefitconcert
Memorial United Methodist
Church, 601 Centre St., will hold its
next Concert with a Cause Nov. 20 at
7 p.m. in the Sanctuary with Matt
Walley of UGA on trombone and Joan
Averett, director of music and wor-
ship arts/organist, on piano. Admis-
sion is free and a love offering will be
taken. The concert will benefit the
Barnabas Center. Call 261-5769.
Taize prayer
Taiz6 prayer is a quiet and easy
way of prayer. It is a short service
that includes simple chants sung
repeatedly, a short period of silence
for reflection and prayers of praise
and intercession. Taiz6 prayer start-
ed in World War II by the monastic
community from Taiz6, France. Feel
free to take a little time to "rest in the
Lord" and feel the power of His love
in communal song and prayer at St.
Michael's Taiz6 prayer service Nov.
21 at 7 p.m. in the church, North
Fifth and Broome streets. All are wel-
come.
Tuesdayworship
Join The Salvation Army Hope
House Tuesdays at noon for its
Weekly Worship Service. Pastor
David Harrison of La Tierra


THANKSGIVING CELEBRATIONS

Community service
The East Nassau Ministei ial Assc(iatior will hold its annual Commnunity
Wide Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m at Prince- f Peace Lutheran
Church, 26X) Atlantic Ave. All are invited An offering will be taken to ben-
efit the less fortunate in the community
Holiday meal
Gracie's Kitchen of the Yulee Interfaith Dinnei Nerwork %ill set ve a
Thanksgiving meal to anyone in need on Thanksgiving Day. Nov 24.. from-
noon-2 p.m.
To donate, volunteer or for more iniorniation, call 556-2496 To learn


more about the Coalition for the
www clicked.com/coalition.


Prometida- The Promise Land
Church, will bring the Gospel mes-
sage Nov. 22. For information call
321-0435 or stop by the Hope House,
located at 410 S. Ninth St.
Celtic service
St. Peter's Episcopal Church con-
tinues to offer a Celtic Service the
fourth Sunday of each month. This
music filled, candlelit, peaceful, con-
templative service is open to the
entire community. Dress is casual.
The next service is Nov. 27 at 6 p.m.
For information call 261-4293.
Trial Sermon
New Jerusalem H.O.G.S.I.C.
invites you to the Trial Sermon of
Deacon Ray Bartley at 4 p.m. Nov. 27
at 816 South 10th St Pastor Ruby
Baker and the New Jerusalem family
will be honored to have you gather
with them as they encourage Bartley
and witness the call of this chosen
vessel into the ministry. For informa-
tion call 491-7669.
Adoption seminar
A free adoption seminar for
prospective, adoptive and foster care
parents will be held Dec. 4 starting at
3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1600
S. Eighth St Doors will open at 2:30
p.m. Childcare provided.
The seminar will cover myths
about adoption and foster care,
paperwork involved, different
avenues to adoption, foster care and
orphan care, testimonials from adop-


.Homeless of Nassau County. visit


tive families and offer a question and
answer period. For information call
Jarrett and Amy Potts at 225-9153.
Dinnernetwork
Interfaith Dinner Network repre-
sentatives meet every two months to
coordinate dates and plans for the
dinners for those that are homeless
and needy on Amelia Island. The din-
ners are provided four nights a week
from 5-7 p.m. at Salvation Army
Hope House.
Churches that are involved in this
volunteer ministry are Amelia
Baptist, Amelia Plantation Chapel,
First Baptist, First Presbyterian, Five
Points Baptist, Heaven On Earth,
Macedonia AME, Memorial United
Methodist, Prince of Peace Lutheran,
St Michael's Catholic, and St Peter's
Episcopal. Other churches on Amelia
Island are encouraged to join.
Churches interested in this ministry
should call 491-4900.
Clothes giveaway
New Jerusalem H.O.G.I.C. holds
a free clothes giveaway the third
Saturday of the month from 8 a.m.-
noon at 816 South 10th St For infor-
mation call 491-7669 or Kim Strange
at 415-8360.
New pantry
The Fernandina Beach Church of
Christ is collecting items for people
in need. A barrel is located at Amelia
SIsland Storage for donations. Can-
ned, dry and boxed food as well as


personal 'items such as soap, tooth-
brushes, toothpaste, etc. are needed.
Call 261-9760 for information.
Free meals
The Yulee Interfaith Dinner
Network, sponsored by the Coalition
for the Homeless of Nassau County,
serves a healthy dinner to anyone in
need every Tuesday and Thursday
from 5-7 p.m. The Yulee IDN is locat-
ed behind the Old Yulee Middle
School, at US 17 and Pages Dairy
Road. Look for the banner and signs.
For more information, or to volun-
teer, call 556-2496 or visit their web-
site, www.clicked.com/yuleeidn.
Foodbank
The Yulee United Methodist
Church Food Bank, 86003 Christian
Way, is available to anyone in need,
Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Other times please call for an
appointment at 225-5381.
Food coop
The Angel Food Ministry Food
Co-op at the Church of Christ, cor-
ner of 14th and Jasmine streets,
offers quality food at bargain prices,
The monthly food box is $31 and the
monthly fruit and vegetable box is
$23. There is also a $41 box with 10
entrees. Food stamps are accepted.
Anyone, regardless of income, may
participate. For details call 261-9760.
Donations needed
Harbor Shores Ministries is a
non-profit organization that is reach-
ing out to needy families in the local
community. It accepts tax-deductible
donations to help local needs. Your
items may be given to a family in
need or liquidated to supply food,
clothes, furniture, etc. Call 225-0963
to schedule your items to be picked
up. Donations are tax-deductible.
Celebrate recovery
First Baptist Church of Fernan-
dina Beach, 1600 S. Eighth St., spon-
sors "Celebrate Recovery" every
Friday at 6:30 p.m. This Christ-cen-
tered, biblically based program is for
individuals and their family members
who are dealing with addictions,
compulsions, past hurts and destruc-
tive behaviors. Call 261-3617.


Sunday School .......... ......9:30 am
Sunday Worship.... .............. 10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA................... 6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nossauille Road County Rd-107 South
Fernondina Beach, FL32034
261-4741
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In the heart of
Fernandina
9 N. 6" Street
Bruce Lancaster
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11am
Sunday School 9:50am
Children
oulh Adults
S261-3837
www.lstpress-fb.com



"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
961167 BUCCANEER TRAiL.
Coini of Blca=er T: & G-.g Road. Feanmua Bcl
For More information all: 261-9527


( ) AMELIA
PLANTATION
'/.: CHAPEL
Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road. 277-4414
Off A IA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
www.ameliachapel.rom
facehook.cooia/,amelia.plantaton.chazpel


Rev. Jose Kallukalam

Saturday Vigil Mass -4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4pm Mass at Yulee United MethodistChuch
Sunday Masses Bam- 9:30am -11am -12:30 pm
Dally Mass- 630am Mon., Wed., Thurs & Ft.
6pm- Tuesday
Holy Day Masses V.gil 6:00 pm; Holy Day 830 am
Confessions:Saturday 3:00pm -3:45 pm or by appt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 94-251-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number: 904-277-6565



Living Waters
worCld-outreach
Contemporary Worship
SAT... 6.:00 pm
SUN .9:30 am
WEDJ ..7:00 pm
Youth, Nursery
& Children' Ministries
Rob & hr t
S.M.'.U.., 321-2117
On A1A I mile west of Amelia Island
www.LtvngWatersOutreach.org
Join us LMV on the Web Sunday

New Vision -
Congregational
SChurch, UCC
Worship Sundnays
at 10:00 a m
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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 Meeing 6'30 pm
Wednesday Tearh Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
Sorvicewww.Yuleebapbstchurch.com
65971 Harts Rd., West 904225-.6128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225.0809

CELEBRATION
BAPTIST CHURCH
Innovative Sty/o, Contemporary Music,
CasualAtmnosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 900am and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
KidKredible Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Conaectng Wft' Chst..
Connectng with People.



~l YULEE UNITED
METHODIST
CHURCH

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

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


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr:, Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday New, Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday, School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
iWednesday A'(oon-day Prayer
Wednesday Mid-week Senice 7-9 p.m..Minitrie:
Bus & an, C(ouples, Single,, ,buth


Christ
rf Fellowship
\^>[_f Church
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(Just south of Yulee on US 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Dr. Dave Lawson
christfellowshipfl.com


FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY'
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School .............. 9:45A.M.
Worship Service ........... .10:55A.M.
DIscipleship Training ......... 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper... 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7:00P.M.
736 Bonnleview Road (across from Sadl. Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
EVERYONE WELCOME
Nursery provided
Spolntsbaptistchurch.org


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


BLACKROCK BAPTISIT
CHURCH
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
261-6220
Sur day Morninq Worsuhip Sevces-10 30 am
Sunday School 9 15am
Friday 6 45 9 00 Awana
Worship Service 10 30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p m Service 6 00 p m
Wednesday Service 7 00 p m
Nursery Provided Bus Ministry Availible
vi.iw blackrockbaphst coam


St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You! -
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantlc
7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
8:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
9100 a.m.-Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd Sunday
904-261-4293
www.stpetersparish.org


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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Tnulitenl Farmily Wmbip....... &3 em & 11am
Cou/aaparyWorahip ...9:45am in Maxwell Hall
Yould Brakawamy......... 945am in Youth Center
Sodlay School for rlla ...... 945am & 11am
Wald.|sdy Dior O-Ml)-..... 5:-5pm-30pm





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Sunday Services ti
Sunday HolyCommunion 8:00 &10:00 am
5th Sunday Morning Prayer 10:00 am
Sunday Children's Bible Class -10:00 am
Wednesday Holy Communion -12:15 pm
Rev I. Michael Bowhay, Rector
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER18, ~01 1/NEWS-LEADER


AROUND SCHOOL


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Science Fair a winner
Once again the science department of Fernandina
Beach Middle School held an outstanding science fair.
Approximately 540 students participated by entering
outstanding projects. The judges had a tremendous chal-
lenge in choosing the winners. The award ceremony was
held on Nov. 3 in the gymnasium. Top awards were: best
in fair, first place (850), "F1 uits: Can you "C' the
Similarities?" by Taryn Cates-Beier: second place (S40),
"Fighting Gravity" by Brandon DrVane: third place
(830), "Harnessing the Power of Mother Nature" by
MacKenzie Monaghan.
FBMNS would like to say a special thanks to Mrs.
Hatton Chairperson, Mrs. Larsen, Mr. Jones, Mr.
Hanier, Mr. Green, Mrs. Zimmerman, Mr. Bustabad,
Mrs. Goldberg, and Mrs. Pallan for making the Science
Fair possible. FBMS wishes to express their thanks to
the following people: Dr. John Mazzella, Dr. Margaret
Scruby, Amelia Trophy Case, PTO, RockTenn, Rayonier,
Lockheed Martin, Rick Keffer Dodge, Kiwanis of
Fernandina Beach, parent volunteers.,custodial staff, PE
department and office staff for their hard work and con-
tributions.
Si. i'TBMlTLE PH'. i-iS


Fernandina Beach Middle School students of the month for September, back row from
left, Principal John Mazzella, David Beal, Gage Beckham, Brie Cullen and David
Andrews. Front row, Robert Peters, Walker Bean, Tripp Vonnoh, Anna Arato, Andie
Parker, Katie Cunningham, Natali Shafer and Olivia Ballard.


Fernandina Beach Middle School Students of the Month for October, back row from
left Principal John Mazzella, Chase Haddock, Martin Tolxdorf, Amy Strozinskid, Sarah
Moore and Tori Richardson. Front row, Garrett Howard, Savannah Hogue, Remi
Dijon, Daniel Faltemier, Jessica Clark and Ashley Herrera. Not pictured is Kyle
Horgan.


Fernandina Beach Middle School Students of the Month, sixth grade, front row from Fernandina Beach Middle School Students of the Month, seventh grade, front row
left, Yarixza Tapia, Danielle Londono, Jake Enlow and Lanaya Holmes: back row, from left, Jesus Nease, Donny Spillane, Lula Escoe, Danielle Teare, Chase Taylor,
Jacob McAninch, Juan Rodriquez, Ridge Sheffield, Bryce Ocepek, Meghan Lendry, Katie McNeil and Carley Naismith; back row, Palmer Alvarez, Henry Arato. Tristan
Annabel Jekyll and Principal John Mazzella. Not pictured are Austin McKenzie and Duncan, Brittany Mattes, Sarah Lowe and Principal John Mazzella.

: CLASS NOTES


Breakfast&auction
Amelia Island Parent Cooperative Preschool %will host its
annual Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction on Dec. 3 from 8-10
a.m at Applebee's. 2(X)t S Eighth St. Breakfast tickets are S6
each and available through any AIPCP member or at the door.
Auction items include i iver crui.es. jewelvy.'museum passes,
an autographed Jaguar f,,otball, golfing package and more All
S proceeds will benefit the Co-Op Question'" Call 261-1161
Winter Wonderland
The Winter Wonderland Concert will be held Dec 11 at The
Ritz-Carlton. Amelia Island. All Amelia Arts Academy music
and art students (excluding after school programs) will partici-
pate in this showcase of talent Tickets are $10 each and give
access to thiee concerts throughout the da) Tickets are avail-
Sable front any Arts Academy instructor or student, or at the
Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce
on Gateway Boulevard Call 27 -1225 for information.


Fernandina Beach Middle
School Students of the
Month, eighth grade, front
row from left, ILauren
Anderson, Uizzie Leipau,
Casee Yarborough,'
Carolina Boets, Robin
Kurdti, and Matthew
SSchuyler; back irow,Y.Balley
Hastings, Jonathan
Spence, Haynes Caveider,
Savannah Bean, Carra
Thomas, Nolani Dowey
and PrincipalJohn
N;azzella.


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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18.2011 SPORTS News-Leader


ESApamtySurd
The Eastern Surfing Association's First
Coast District will hold its second annual, party
with a silent auction and awards ceremony at
6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Cafe Karibo. Trophies
will be awarded to the year's top-ranked local.
surfers.
Bid on coastal art, 'new surfboards and
stand-up paddleboards, wet suits, kayak
excursions.along with items donated by local
businesses. There will be more than $7,500
worth of items.up for auction; there will also
be door prizes Visit ESA First Coast District
on Facebook

Dod g umey
A Holiday Dodgeball Tournament will be
held Dec 18 at Peck Gymnasium The tour-
nament will be round robin followed by an
elimination tournament Games begin at 9
a.m.
Register at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center from Nov 21 through Dec 9 Team
fee is $50 per team and is due at registration
Tournament is open to ages 13 and up
Format is five-on-five with an eight-person
roster limit.
For information, contact Jay at 277-7350,
- ext 2013, orat jrobertson@tbfl.org

Gobb shoots1
Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot Shot
Trail in Yulee. will host two Gobbler shoots
Nov 27 Register from 8-9 55 a.m for the first
shoot and from 1-2:30 p m for the second
tournament.
Fees are $60 ($45 for juniors). Registration
fee includes breakfast, lunch and awards. For
information, call 548-9818 or email
clyde@ameliashotgunsports corn

TuiTeyTrot
The Vida Race Series annual Turkey Trot
5K will take place Nov 25 at Omni Amelia
Island Plantation. A favorite of runners, partici-
pants can race, run or walk through the shad-
ed tree-canopied resort Additionally, a one-
mile youth fun run will be held immediately
after the 5K is finished, so pint-size junior fam-
ily members can join in the fun.
The courses will begin and end at the
Omni Amelia island Plantation Racquet Park
parking lot, next to the Verandah Restaurant
at 6800 First Coast Hwy
Check-in and day-of registration is from 7-
7-45 a.m. The races begin at 8 a.m Youth fun
run begins at 9 a m Awards will be given out
to the top overall male and female and the top
two male and female winners in 14 age cate-
gories All children in the one-mile run get an
award for finishing
Pre-register by mail forms can be found
on AmelialslandRunners corn; in person
(forms are available at the Omni Amelia
Island Plantation Health & Fitness Center and
the McArthur Family YMCA;. or register online
at Active corn Cost is $25 per adult. $15 per
child (12 and under) Day-of registration
checks and cash only will be accepted All
pre-registered participants receive a goody
bag which will include one race T-shirt and
surprises from race sponsors For information
call 277-5193

Laenerhoops clinic
The Christian Laettner Basketball Clinic
will be held Dec 10 at Peck Gym from 10
Sam to noon for ages 10-12 and from 1-3
p m for ages 13-15 with a girls clinic from
3 30-5 30 p m Cost is $40 per child with a
$10 discount for additional siblings. Pre-regis-
ter at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center
by Dec 7
For information, contact Jay at 277-7350,
ext 2013, or at jrobertson@fbfl org

Women of Power5K
The Women of Power 5K Run/Walk will be
held at 8 30 a m Nov 19 at Main Beach. The
fee is $25 The event benefits the Cedar
Haven Transitional House for women moving
from homelessness to housing independ-
ence.
WJXT Channel 4's morning traffic reporter
Ayesha Faines will be a special guest.
For information visit www active com/run-
ning/femandina-beach-fl/women-of-power-5k-
runwalk-2011 or wop5krun.wordpress corn

Ywlnterbasketball
The McArthur Family YMCA youth basket-
ball league practices are Mondays, Tuesdays
or Thursday nights after 5 p-.m with games on
Friday or Saturdays, depending on age
group Season runs from Nov 28to Feb. 11.
Participants receive a basketball jersey
and an award at the end of the season
Registration is open and the league is open to
ages 4-14 (as of Aug. 1). For information, visit
www.firstcoastymca org or call 261-1080.



SThe annual Reindeer Run now a half-
marathon along with a 5K and children's run,
is seffor Dec. 3 and will include several new
holidpy-themed features for the whole family.
The event is the most ambitious yet by the
island's not-for-profit running club, Amelia
Island Runners, and will be limited to the first
S500 entrants Beginning and ending at Main
Beach Park the route will include North
Fletcher Avenue, Fort Clinch State Park and
hiStoric Old Town. Each half-marathon finisher
will receive a medal.
/ In addition to overall and age-group


awards for the 13.1-mile half-marathon and
5K, there will be awards for "in the middle"
/and "last reindeer in the herd." Other family-
friendly features include a non-competitive
children's fun run with Santa, live music on
the route, mile marker trivia and a Christmas
costume contest. The half-marathon will also
be walker-friendly with a 3 1/2-hour time limit.
A pasta dinner is being planned for the
evening before the event.
The half-marathon race fee will be $55
through Nov. 30, when registration closes.
The 5K fee is $20 through Nov. 23, and $25
from Nov. 24 until Nov. 30. Members of
Amelia Island Runners receive a $5 discount
for either race. Entry into the one-mile chil-
dren's fun run with Santa will be free with a


gift donation to Toys for Tots (parents or
guardians must fill out a registration form).
Packet pickup will be Dec. 2 from noon to
.9 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. There will be no race-day registration.
The half-marathon and 5K will start at 8
a.m: and feature professional scoring, using
ChampionChip timing. The children's runwill
start at 10:30 a.m.
Proceeds will benefit the Healthy Start pro-
gram, Friends of Fort Clinch and Amelia
Island Runners' youth running programs.
Call 491-4959 or visit www.Amelialsland
Runners.com, where a registration form and
online registration are available Registration
forms can also be picked up at Current
Running, the McArthur Family YMCA and
other locations

AMutbasketbali
Register for winter adult basketball league
through'Jan. 6 at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center Team fee is $250 and is
due at registration
Games' will be Monday and Thursday
nights with a possibility of some Wednesday
nights at Peck Gym beginning Jan. 16 Ten
regular season games will be followed by an
elimination tournamenI Teams must have
matching colors, check color availability upon ,
registration c, .. 2 .
'For information contact Jay at 277-7350.
ext. 2013, or at jrobertson@fbfl org.

Run. walkunder the lights
Join the Amelia island Runners Wednes-
day rights under the lights from 6-7 p m.
(weather permitting) at the Fernandina Beach
High School track, 435 Citrona Drive These
weekly runs are open to the public
Free expert coaching advice is available
most weeks from Roy Benson. a nationally
recognized and published exercise scientist
and running coach
Join members from the club for a group
run every Saturday morning, beginning at 7
a.m at Current Running, 815 South Eighth St.
All ages and abilities are welcome at these
group runs and you don't need to be a mem-
ber of the club to participate.
For information on these events or AIR,
write to president@ameliaislandrunners com.

Bowl for Kids'Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast
Florida will host its annual Bowl for Kids' Sake
fundraiser in February. Bowling dates in
Nassau County are Feb. 18 and Feb. 25 Visit
www bbbsnell org to register or for informa-
tion

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

Challenger Bowling
Nassau Challeng6r 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 more infor-
mation

BoulesCub
Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9,30 a m and
Wednesday at 6 p.m on the petanque
courts at The south end of the downtown mari-
na Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both,
horseshoes and bocce the Italian bowling
game The public is always welcome to join
For information, call 491-1190

Beanumpire
Baseball and softball umpires can join the
fastest growing umpires association in North-
east Florida, the River City Umpires Associa-
tion River City Umpires is currently recruiting
men and women interested in officiating base-
ball and softball
If you live or work in Baker, Bradford, Clay,:
Duval, Putnam, St Johns or Nassau County,
contact Terry Padgett al I904) 879-6442 or
visit www ri vercityumps com.

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

Organized bike rides
There are organized bicycle rides in
Fernandina Beachand 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 Bicycle Club. Contact him at
261-5160. Sign up for email notices at www.
ameliaislandcycling.com or www.nfbcus.

Gator Bowl Ucke on sale


TaxSlayer.com has announced its multi-
year partnership with the 3ator Bowl
Association as the new title sponsor begin-
ning with the 2012 Gator Bowl.
The TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl will take
place at 1 p.m. Jan. 2 at EverBank Field in
Jacksonville. Tickets 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
www.gatorbowl.com.

To submit an item for this column, contact
Beth. Jones at 261-3696 or e-mail to
bjones@fbnewsleader.com.


FISH TALES


U N r , .suEMTL'ED F ,OH0 -
Parker Hamilton, right, is pictured with a red bass and connor Hamilton shows off the
stingray they landed while visiting their grandparents. Laverne and Sam Hamilton.
They are the sons of Kim and Greg Hamilton of South Orlando.


November
is an excel-
lent month
for flounder
gigging.
Steve Little,
Ella
Kinberg,
Bill Heiss
and Garrett
Heiss,
above from
left, went
on a gigging
trip with
Capt. Mac
Daniel oJ,.
9. The
group land-
ed lots of
flounder on
their sec-
ond trip.
SUBM IT rEL
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: 201112 SCHEDULES


YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Wrestling
Nov. 23 atFlagler. ;
Nov 29 SANDALWOOD ;
Dec 3 al Lake CCry. IBT lomirnei
SDec. 10 at Si Jios.eph, IBT lourey
Dec. 1-I Countyat FBHS
Dec. 16 at Camden County
Jan 7 :ai Clay Rolary iBT tourney
jan 10 ai Glynnri Acaderry
Jan. 11 al Binr:'p Ken:riyi
Jan. 18 at Sandalwood/Raines
Jan. 21 at Terry Parker, IBT tourney
Jan. 22 at Terry Parker, IBTtoumey
Jan. 26 al uivers'ilv Chrislar i
Jan. 29 al Camrd'er, IV Icournrv
Feb. 4 DISTRICT
Feb. 11 Regional al Clay
Feb. 17 State at Lakeland
Feb. 18 State at Lakeland
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Girls Basketball
Nov. 21' at Baker County 6:00
Nov. 22 EPISCOPAL 6:00
Nov. 29 at First Coast Christ. 6:00
Dec 5 'at Baldwin 6:00
Dec. 9 WEST NASSAU 6:00
Dec. 12 at Hilliard 6:00
Dec..13 at Femandina 6:00
Dec. 15 at Oakleaf 6:00
Dec. 29 FERNANDINA 4:00
Dec. 30 Consolation/champ 2:30/6
Jan. 5: at Episcopal- : 6:00
Jan. 9 at West Nassau 6:00
Jan. 11 BISHOP SNYDER 6:00
Jan. 12 at Providence 7:00
Jan. 17 'at St. Joseph 7:30
Jan. 19 FERNANDINA 6:00
Jan. 20 FIRST COAST CHR. 6:00
Jan. 23 BAKER COUNTY 6:00
Jan. 24 BALDWIN 6:00
Jan. 26 at Bishop Snyder 6:00
Feb. 2 District at West Nassau
Feb. 4 District at West Nassau
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Boys Basketball
Nov. 29 at Hilliard 7:30
Dec. 2 CREEKSIDE 7:30
Dec. 5 at Bishop Snyder 7:30
Dec. 8 EPISCOPAL 7:30
Dec. 9 at Broach 7:30
Dec. 16 at West Nassau 7:30
Dec. 19 at Belles 7:30
Dec. 29 COUNTY 7:30
Dec. 30 COUNTY 4/7:30
Jan. 3 at Providence 7:30
Jan. 5 OAKLEAF 7:30
Jan. 6 FERNANDINA 7:30
Jan. 10 UNIVERSITY CHRIST. 7:30
Jan. 13 WEST NASSAU 7:30
Jan. 20 at Femandina 7:30
Jan. 23 at Bolles 7:30
Jan. 26 BISHOP KENNY 7:30
Jan. 27 PROVIDENCE 7:30
Jan. 31 BROACH 7:30
Feb. 2 at Oakleaf 7:30
Feb. 3 at University Christian 7:30
Feb. 7 District at FBHS
Feb. 11 District at FBHS
Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Nov. 28 Boys Soccer
Nov. 28 TC 7:20
Nov. 30 at Englewood 7:20
Dec. 2 MC 7:20
Dec. 5 WEST NASSAU' 7:20
Dec. 7 at Ribault' 7:20
Dec. 8 at Raines' 7:20
Dec. 15 ST. AUGUSTINE 7:20
Jan. 4 FERNANDINA' 6:00


Jan 0 al TC
Jan. 12 at First Coast
Jan. 23-27 District at FBHS
* District


7 20
6:00


YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Girls Soccer
Nov. 28 TC 5:30
Nov. 30 al Englewood 5:30
Dec. 2 MC 5:30
Dec. 5 WEST NASSAU* 5:30
Dec. 7 at Ribault* 5:30
Dec. 8 at Ralnes* 5:30
Dec.,15 ST. AUGUSTINE 5:30
Jan. 9' atTC 5:30
Jan: 12 at FBHS* 6:30
Jan. 16-20 DISTRICT TOURNEY
*District


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH
.SCHOOL
Boys Basketball
Nov. 22 at Hilliard 7:30
Nov. 26 at Bartram Trail TBA
Nov. 29 BALDWIN 7:30
Dec. 2 EPISCOPAL 7:30
Dec. 5 at University Christian 7:30
Dec. 9 at Bishop Kenny 7:30
Dec. 15 TRINITY 7:30
Dec. 16 MATANZAS 7:30
Dec. 17 at Bishop Snyder 7:30
Dec. 20 at Bolles 7:30
Dec. 21 WOLFSON 7:30
Dec. 29-30 JT Smith at Yulee
Jan. 3 at Baldwin 7:30
Jan. 5 UNIVERSITY CHRIST. 7:30
Jan. 6 at Yulee* 7:30
Jan.-13 KEYSTONE HGTS. 7:30
Jan. 17 at West Nassau*
Jan. 20 YUEEE* 7:30
Jan. 24 at Episcopal 7:30
Jan. 27 WEST NASSAU* 7:30
Jan. 31 at Trinity 7:30
Feb. 2 BOLLES 7:30
Feb. 3. HILLIARD 7:30
Feb. 7 DISTRICT 4-4A
Feb. 10 DISTRICT 4-4A
*District
" Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH
SCHOOL
Girls Basketball
Nov. 21 HILLIARD 6:00
Nov. 22 at Orange park 7:30
Nov. 29 at Terry Parker 7:30
Dec. 1 at Ponte Vedra 6:30
Dec. 6 WEST NASSAU* 7:30
Dec. 8 EPISCOPAL 7:30
Dec. 12 at Camden County 7:30
Dec. 13 YYLEE* 6:00
Dec. 15 at Stanton 7:30
Dec. 29 County at Yulee
Dec. 30 County at Yulee
Jan. 5 at Bishop Kenny 7:30
Jan. 9 FORREST 6:00
Jan. 10 PROVIDENCE 7:30
Jan. 12 at West Nassau* 7:30
Jan.19 at Yulee' 6:00
Jan. 20 at Forrest 6:30
Jan. 23 at Baldwin 7:30
Jan. 26 STANTON 7:30
Feb. 2 District 4-4A at WNHS
Feb. 4 District 4-4A at WNHS
'District
* Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH
SCHOOL
Boys Soccer
Nov. 21 KEYSTONE HGTS. 6:00
Nov. 22 RAINES' 7:20
Nov. 29 WEST NASSAU" 7:20


Nov 30 at Ritaull" 6F00
Dec. 2 at Nease 7:20
Dec. 5 ; BISHOP SNYDER 6:00
Dec. 6 RIBAULT* 7:20
Dec. 8 at Oakleat 7:20
Dec. 13 EPISCOPAL. 720
Dec. 15 WEST NASSAU' 720
Jan. 4 at Yulee* 6:00
Jan. 5. at Raines' 7:20
Jan. 11 WOLFSON 6:00
Jan. 14 at Bishop Kenny 10am/12
Jan. 23-27 DISTRICT 3-2A
* District
"Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH
SCHOOL
Wrestling
Nov. 19 NF duals, B. Snyder loam"
Nov. 23 at FletcherJV IBT 4:00
Dec. 2 at Space Coast Duals, Cocoa
Dec. 3 at Space Coast Duals, Cocoa
Dec. 7 BISHOP KENNY w:00
Dec. 10 at Fletcher JV IBT .8am
Dec. 14 COUNTY 6-00
Dec. 16 at Camden Duals 6:00
Jan. 6-7 at Clay tourney 3:00
Jan. 11 EPISCOPAL 6:30
Jan. 21 at UC tourney 0loam
Jan. 13 at Flagler tourney 3:00
Jan. 14 at Flagler tourney 3:00'
Jan. 18 at Fletcher 6:00
Jan. 25 RAINES 6:00
Feb. 5 District 3-1A
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH
SCHOOL
Girls Soccer
Nov. 18 at Menendez 5:30
Nov. 22 RAINES" 5:30
Nov. 29 WEST NASSAU* 530
Dec. 6 RIBAULT* 5:30
Dec. 8 NEASE '6:30
Dec. 14 at Nease 6:30
Dec. 15 at West Nassau* 5:30
Jan. 4 YULEE* 6:30
Jan. 5 at Raines' 5:30
Jan. 6 at Providence 6:00
Jan. 10 STANTON 6:00
Jan. 13 at Bishop Kenny 6:00
Jan. 17 District at Yulee
Jan. 19 District at Yulee
Jan. 20 District at Yulee
*District
YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Soccer
Nov. 21 at Callahan 3:30/4:30
Nov. 28 FENANDINA 5:30/7
Nov. 29 CAMDEN 5/6:30
Dec. 1 County Semifinals
Boys at YMS;:Girls at
FBMS
Dec. 3 County at FBMS
YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Basketball
Dec. 5 CHARLTON 4:30/5:30
Dec. 8 at St. Marys 4/5:00
Dec. 12 ST MARYS 4/5:00
Dec. 13 at Camden 4/5:00
Jan. 5 at Hilllard 2/5:00
Jan. 6 at Callahan 6:30/7:30
Jan. 9 HILLIARD 2/5:00
Jan. 10 CAMDEN 4/5:00
Jan. 12 at Fernandina 2:20/5:30
Jan. 17 FERNANDINA 2:30/5:30
Jan. 19 CALLAHAN 6:30/7:30
Jan. 20 County semifinals at FBMS
Jan. 21 County at Callahan
Jan. 30 at Charlton 4:30/5:30
Feb. 4 Florida-Georgia champ.TBA


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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18.2011
NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA


GAME DAY


It's playoff time and the Yulee Hornets are at home
tonight with Taylor County. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. for
the regional quarterfinal matchup. Pictured, clock-
wise from top left. Brycen Gagnon with a tackle earli-
er this season: Derrick "Shocka" Henry steering
through traffic: Zack Camp takes off on his route:
Henry: and senior Kelvin Rainey.
FHi''1''I E'S EETH jNE.S NEVW -LE *'ED


* 4f


Hornets in the playoffs, host Taylor ton
BT i.. i 0H Taylor Counry:for a i 1.i.,lna qCuart ,-- promised Now is our time to get it third shutout win of the season.
'-s L,.,deY final mat,:hup Kickf is at 7 i:: pm d...ne We had a g,-al of hosting a Juniui Derrick "Shocka" Henry
Adrni-si ..in is .NS5 v.il h juti stat: ,-rii -. play..ffgame W' in Il. :nrid zo,n, ive times for
S. -nihlt i- r oundJ ,f one o. the pass's hI:'n.,:rd at the :it|I.- 'Taylor C,:,unly is very c d, but Vulee last e, ck. pushing for 177
.. aia. pliay. fis and ith, Yule.- Hornris "We had a great ,e k," -inl s.1 are we and] \e ned t'- play like it .. yards ..n iust 20 carri,-es
r. i- n'l thl-ir berth with wirns this sea- B,.bby Ramnsa,. Ihi .. t,.:.tball ...ch :at Our guys are r ady; r hey ,ill play \W.'s Nassau also plays tonight as
..- ,.v, r district lo..s F-rnandina YiUle -ii-h Schooil. i" t..I ihe guys. w:. '. thei district rIunner-up The Warriors
; ri-.-h and W,-sit Nassau. als.: earning 'YOII have ceat-I an ',pp iiunity fo.r The H',-.rners (7-3i wi app'iI up thl. take ..n East Gadsden in Havana.
tI' hi lt., Iost your-iselvr's Tak- adaii:tag ,:.f it. i regular seas,:'n last Thur-day,. blank- \West Nas-au closed out the season
',It.... ;. -r,i',r lr, N,,thin ne-xt w- .: k iw n.t1 V I"ar is in Hamiltri.n C,.'unr, 5 i60 f.-.r Yulee,'s with a 21-10 i.,ss to Bishop Kenny.


Pirates host tip-offhoops tourneyopen Tuesday


SETHi- iONrs-
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F- an- .'.t :, pieview ...f the 2011-12?
h:.F.p seas.'rin this we,-k at Fi-rnan-
'din.: EB.-ach HIligh Scho.I The FBHS.
" F'i r it-s ,si'oI .'a prescas; n tip-:,ff
,l,-ssi.' Tutesday and Thursday.
Th, F'irles i:'layed in Tue:sday's
.p. -rii. a-:iinst interlach,-h and
.., i.-at'ld the Rams T7?.2. The- Pirates
....k l'"-11 lead in the ilrst quarter
and I.-, ::2-lI, by halftime .


HIGH SCHOOL

Jordan Mclint.sh stored ihel
Pirates with 1S p.-,ints. si rX bounds.
an assist and six stl.'l- Mack Cas-y
had 13 p in-ts, ra i -b ur'l. an Issist
and two steals. David Booker chipped
in nine points al,.. vithi fi.
rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Fabian Peraic had !,'_ur p. .inls., ix
reb,:'unds, an asisr. a bl. ck ani i a


st,'al Tylr Sonmora had sev.-n
reb. unds and a steal
Th.- YuLlee Hornets t,,ook on Bishop
Snydei in the nightcap Tuesday
Yulee lost 54-41.'"
Randy Clark was th'- Hri-nets'topl
sh. ,..t. r 'w ith 17 points i
"We played well considering we're
missing tihri -ee-quarters of our varsity'
i-am." s'uid J.lnathan Ball. head boys
basketball coach at Vulee. W.e-'ve got
-.,,i: things to,, work on. but I think
we're goirng to hav.- a. great season:."


Fei nmindina tiok on Bishop
Snyder in I he late game Thursday.
Yul-e, and interlachen played in the
e:u-ly matchup The regular season
gets under way next week for the
Pirates. who travel to Hilliard
Tu sday. Th, Hornets open the sea-
son at Hilliard Nov. 29. .
The FBHS boys succe, team .
defeated Bishop'Snyder 4-2 Nov. 15.
C,,nni:.r Nelson, lan Paul, Andre
Giannini and Shane Go.idman scored
the goals for the FBHS Pirates.


v TENNIS


Pro men's

tennis back

on Amelia
After a demanding four-
day qualifying event, rising
men's comrlpetiturs are con-
tending this week in Li S.
Tennis Association Pro Cir-
cuit event. th Hogue Cellars
Amelia island Futures Chanm
pionship for a S 10,000 total
prize
Opening round matches at
the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation showcased N," I
seed Matteo Viola of Italy,
who survived a tough three-
set match with Liani Broady
of Great Britain.
In other first-round singles
play, Ty Trombetta defeated
Erik Graves, both fi-om the
U.S. Herbert Wiltsching of
Australia defeated American
Mitchell Kreuger in a straight
set victory and Vladimir
Obradavic of Serbia knocked
out Alexios Halebian from the
U S.
For information, call the
Omni Amelia island Planta-
tion tennis pro shop at 277-
5145. A portion of proceeds
from the tournament will ben-
efit the Fernandina Beach
Rotary Club and Tennis
Without Borders.


v FOOTBALL


All- MWC

honors


for Salucci
Led by Derek Carrier's
first-te.am selecti n. the Bel.ir
College football team placed
five players on th. 2011 All.
NMWC team. The squad is
selected on a vote of league
coaches.
Receiving second-team
nods was
Nrince



Salucci
was an hon- ..
orable men-
tion ss-lec-
tion in each Salucci ,
of the last _
three sea-
s';ns before getting second-
team honors this season.
SThe former Fernandiia
Beach High School player
was second on the team in
tackles with 7,3, including a
team-high 51 solo, while tying '
;for the team lead witlh three
interceptions, Salucci, also
tied for the team lead with
nine pass break-ups and
recovered one fumble.
Career-wise. his 11 career
interceptions rank fourth all-
time His 11 career blocked
kicks, though not an officially
kept record, undoubtedly
w~uld rank among the most
ever. He finished his career
with 260 tackles
\Beloit College is located in
Ripon,Wis..


JAGUAR UPDATE:

Jags-Browns
GAME DAY: The Jacksonville Jaguars play a
third straight road game as they visit he
-Cleveland Browns Sunday Kickoff is set for 1,
p,m: Following Sunday's game ine Jaguars
will play three straight games at EverBank
Field.
LAST GAME: The Jaguars began the sec-
ond half of their season with a 17-3 win at
Ir,.lianaposio Sunday The Jaguars held the
Colts to just 212 total yards in their win,.mark-
ing the sixth time in nine games an Opponent
was held below 300 yards. DE Jeremy
Mincey notched a career-high 2.5 sacks as
the defense finished with five-sacks, two
interceptions and recovered a fumble.
WORTHY FOES: Sunday's win improved the
Jaguars to 2-1 in the AFC South. The
Jaguars have faced four of the top five.teams
in the AFC to start the season and seven of
their first nine opponents have a winning
record heading into week 11, including divi-
sion leaders in Pittsburgh, New Orleans and
Houston.
RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast
regionally on CBS and locally on WTEV
S(able channel 6). Games are broadcast on
Jaguars Radio Network stations WOKV AM
and FM (690 and 106.5).
WEBSITE: www.jaguars.com.


PLAY BALL!


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SPECIAL PHOTOS
Coltyn Montgomery, 5, of Yulee plays baseball for the Camden Miracle League in Kingsland, Ga. The league is open to any child
with disabilities. Montgomery has a rare and.incurable bone disease, McCune-Albright Syndrome, a more complex form of polyos-
totic fibrous dysplasia, and is being treated at the Shriners Children's Hospital in Tampa. Montgomery, the son of Jody, left, and
LaShai Montgomery, was the first player to bat and score on opening day for the Camden Miracle League, which was held Oct. 22
at Justin's Miracle Field. A fundraiser will be held in his honor from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Stay'n Country Ranch, 6125
Blackrock Road in Yulee. Barbecue dinners are $10 for adults and $5 per child. There will be wagon rides, music, games and a
silent auction. For information, email stayncountryranch@yahoo.com or call (904) 322-9739.


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RING TOSS


PHOTOS BY HEATHER A. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Working the ring toss for Just Uniforms at Micah's Place inaugural Fall Festival in
Yulee last month are Capri Anderson and Julian and Justice Jernigan. Donations were
accepted for the Micah's Place holiday food drive.


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"We built a house here to get away from the hectic
pace in Jacksonville."
As department manager for the candy section at the
Walmart Supercenter in Yulee, Lewis enjoys seeing
familiar faces as she goes about her daily duties. She
appreciates the sense of community among the employ-
ees and in her neighborhood.
"People just seem to come together more here than
they do in Jacksonville," she said.
Leisure time finds Lewis going out to the
boat, watching her granddaughter Angel cheer-
leading, or spending time with her boyfriend Todd, her
grandson Charlie, and her lovable mutts, Nubby and
Tubby.
A breast cancer survivor, Lewis is active with the
American Cancer Society and takes part in Making
Strides Against Breast Cancer. She and her grandchil-
dren participated in the recent Relay for Life held at'
Yulee High School.
Walmart Supercenter is located at 464016 State Road
200. The store is open 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. Closed on Christmas Day. Call 261-9410 or visit
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belong here


HEATHER A. PERRY
News-Leader
W- lien asked why
t hey decided to
create a sanctu-
ar y for birds
and wildlife in theiryard,
Nancy and Jack Dickson's
answer was simple: "Because
they belong here. They were
here.before we (humans)
invaded their turf Also,
because we derive great satis-
faction from watching the but-
terflies dart through the yard,
pausing to sip from the flow-
ers, and hearing the birds'
Song and watching them."
The National Wildlife
Federation recently recog-
inized the Dicksons' property
as a Certified Wildlife Habitat.
:, Since its inception in 1973,
the Certified Wildlife Habitat
program has recognized
1 almost 150,000.habitats
nationMide Homeowners like
the Dicksons and others in
Nassau Cutnry receive the
reco-nTition for providing a
welcoming environment for ,
.birds and wildlife in their.'
yards.
The four basic require -
mentis or certification are ,
food. water: cover and places
lor wildljie to raise young
\Vh,-n the Dicksons tirst
pulrchased ihe piopertry near
Sirurnons Road in Fernandina
Beach three years ago. they
reniov ed all the grass and
Replaced it with many native
Florida plants and other
droiught resistant shrubs and
plants to reduce water and
chemical consumption.
"I am continuing to include
plants that mil attract
wildlife said Nancy Dickson
The most recent addition
is nilkweed, the host plant for"
monarch bulterily larvae. Live
')aks, walnut trees, shrubs
-ind plants such as camellia.
izalea, oak leaf hydrangea and
devils walking stick from the
originall landscape were left
S' intacL
'"Many of the new plants
have come from fite Master
Gardeners' Plant Sale at the
Nassa. u Countm Extension.
. service, others have been
S gifis tforn friends who are cre-


-we invaded their


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The crimson blooms of the firespike plant, left, lure both butterflies and hummingbirds. "The birds are really cra'y about this," said Nancy
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who was recently honored by the National Wildlife Federation. Their yard features beach sunfiiloers and other ground cover instead of lawn,
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eating a similar landscape in
their own yards."
Additional native Florida.
plants were purchased at vari-
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plants that are just pretty to
look at!"
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.FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18,2011
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA


EVENING IN
DECEMBER


Approximately 75 singers and instru-
mentalists representing several area
churches will present "The Heart of
Christmas" this year under the direction of
Pam Helton, music minister at Amelia
Baptist Church. The group shown above
represents part of the larger choir. This
concert is the 15th annual presentation of
An Evening in December at Amelia Baptist
Church. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on
both Friday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 11.
Amelia Baptist Church is located at the new
roundabout where Buccaneer Trail meets
South Fletcher Avenue. This is a gift to the
community; no admission is charged.
Childcare is available through age four by
calling the church office at 261-9527.
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Celebrate Victorian holidays at Friends of Library event


During the Victorian era (1837-1901),
the English resurrected or began
many customs, such as the Viking.
winter figure the Spirit of Christmas
and later called Father Christmas, the ancient.
pagan use of evergreens for decorations, carol-
ing, and the first-ever Christmas cards. Family
and friends gathered at meals and teas as part
of the holiday celebrations. These customs
have long endured and are still holiday'tradi-
tions today.
Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library
will celebrate the Victorian holidays not once,
but twice this season. Join them on Thursday;


Dec. 1 at Elizabeth
Pointe Lodge, 98
South Fletcher Ave.,
at noon for a Victorian
brunch or at 3:30 p.m.
for an English tea.
One of the favorite
and most influential
holiday stories of the
Victorian time, and
whose popularity has
never, waned, was Charles Dickens'A
Christmas Carol.
Reading from this holiday classic will be


Ron Kurtz, who will capture the imagination
and lead listeners back through time. Kur tz
has entertained audiences at local and region-
al theaters as both a performer and a director,
and as a reader at pastholiday events. In addi-
tion, he is an author of a popular history of
Amelia Island and a series of children's books
and sits on the Friends of the Fernandina
Beach Library board.
Seating is limited at both events. Tickets
for either the brunch or tea cost $30 for
Friends members and $35 for non-members,
and are available at the Fernandina Beach
library. Guests at each event will receive a gift


tussy mussy a cone-shaped holder popular in
the Victorian era, filled with favors and a
chance to win a beautiful holiday edition of
Charles Dickens'A Christmas Carol. There
may even be a visit from Tiny Tim.
Friends of the Fernandina'Beach Library is
a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation whose main
mission is two-fold to promote literacy and
life-long learning and to advocate and raise
funds for the library. For information on mem-
bership or events, send an email to
FernandinaLibFriends@gmail.com or visit
www.nassaureads.com and click on Friends of
the Library.


Musical

Holiday Home
Tour to feature
carolers, pianist
Music is always a special par I
of Christmas. That is particular-
ly true this year for'the Holiday
HomeTour Dec. 2 anfid 3; sp6n-f
scored by the Amelia Island
Museum of History.
Not only will the costumed
carolers from Memorial United
Methodist Church, under the
leadership of Jeanie Scheff, be
serenading once again as they
ride the trolley from home to
home, but Peter Deane, organist
at Amelia Plantation. Chapel, will
provide piano music during the
luncheon at Beech Street Grill.
One of the tour homes, how-
ever, will become a special stop
for enjoying Christmas music.
The parlor of Lisa and Joe Waas'
home at 223 N. Fourth St. is
being turned into a music room.
Holiday Home Tour committee
member Gladys Sweat has
recruited local musicians to pro-
vide Christmas music in the
Waas' parlor for both days of the
tour. One of the musicians will
be Morgan Waas, the talented


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Gladys Sweat, Morgan Waas at the organ with her brother William,, and their parents Joe and
Lisa Waas at the family's home at 233 N. Fourth St., one of the five homes featured on this
year's Holiday Home Tour to benefit the Amelia Island Museum of History. Sweat is a tour
committee member.


13-year-old daughter of Lisa and
Joe Waas. She will be perform-
ing on an early Christmas pres-
ent a new parlor grand piano, a
gift from her grandparents.
Twelve-year-old brother William


will be participating as well,
leading tours of his backyard
fort, all decorated for Christmas!
Musical performers will be ,
Pat Lovejoy, Katey Breen, Diane
Demeranville, Sara Flores, Jane


Lindberg, Terry Thrift, Emma
Bledsoe, Jeannie Mezzano, Joan
Averett and Gladys Sweat.
For tickets or information
visit www.ameliamuseum.org or
call 261-7378, ext. 101.


'Challenging fare

at film festival

International lineup on
view through Sunday
From a vampire camp fest to a disabled young
man finding his voice through theater to more
than one loser getting a last shot at i.,k ~ipii|i 1,1.
the Fernandina Beach International fli,i, I-. -li ..,l
will explore a wide range of human experience as
the inaugural event wraps up this week.
The final three days of the festival today
through Sunday will feature 19 short and fea-
ture-length films from nine countries showing at
three venues around Fernandina Beach.
"Film lovers looking for challenging fare will
enjoy the films we've got coming up," said Amelia
Island Film Society President Agustin Betancourt.
The Amelia Islarid Film Society partnered with
the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival to
showcase a selection of films from the Fort
Lauderdale event and bring them "on location" for
the Fernandina Beach International Film Festival.
Festival-goers have the opportunity at each
screening to rate each film. Those votes will be tal-
lied to .hI,- illh,- FBIFF's Audience Awards for the
Best Short and Best Feature film.
Films are.being shown at the Fernandina Little
Theatre, 1014 Beech St.; Island Cinema 7, 1132
South 14th St.; O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318
Centre St.: and Sheffield's at the Palace, 117
Centre St. Tickets may be purchased at the door
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'SCHUBERT'S SERENADE'
Join the Island Chamber
Singers and guest musicians
for a performance of classical
works by Franz Schubert
including his Mass in C. Op.48
and Mass in F ('Deutsche
Messe"), tonight at 8 p.m. and
Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. at Amelia
Plantation Chapel. 36 Bowman Road. An opening
night reception will be held at the Fellowship Hall
.immediately following tonight's performance.
'General admission is,$15: free for Nassau County
K12 students. Tickets are available at the door and
in advance at the Amelia Island Welcome Center.
102 Centre St.. the AIFBY Chamber of
Commerce. 961687 Gateway Blvd.. and online at
www.IslandChamberSingers.com.
COURTYARD NIGHTS
Courtyard Nights at the FSCJ Betty P. Cook
Nassau
Center in
Yulee will fea-
ture a Nassau
Community
Band concert
from 7:30-9


p.m. tonight in the Nassau Room of the Lewis
"Red" Bean Technical Career Center. Sponsored
by the center, the News-Leader and Nassau
County Record, the concert is free and open to
the public. Light refreshments will be available, or
bring your own. No alcohol. Call 548-4400 for
information.

'ART IN GLASS'
The Amelia Island Museum of History and the
Fernandina Beach Friends
of the Library invite you to
a presentation by Kirk
Reber today at 6:30 p.m at
the museum, 233 S. Third
St. Reber owns Creative
Glassworks in Atlantic
Beach and was responsible for the award-winning
restoration of the Trinity United Methodist
Church's stained-glass windows. He will discuss
the history of stained glass and some of his proj-
ects in our area. Free and open to the public.
Con tact Alex at 261-7378. ext. 102 or
alexbuell@ameliamuseum.org.
Trinity UMC. 715 Ash St.. will be open from 10
a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 19 to view the restored windows
"in the light of day." Ron Kurtz will lead a discus-
sion and answer questions at noon. Kurtz is an


author of a popular history of Amelia Island and a
series of children's books and sits on the Friends
of the Fernandina Beach library board. The event
is free and open to the public.

FARMERS MARKET
On Nov. 19. Chef Rick
Laughlin of Salt-the Grill at
The Ritz-Carlton. Amelia
Island will hold a cooking
demonstration at the -
Fernandina Farmers Market.
including an easy appetizer
recipe for Pulled Pork/Asian
Coleslaw/Crispy Wonton and Togarashi Salt. He
will also demonstrate how to save hours by using
the pressure cooker to cook the pulled pork to
perfection in only 80 minutes.
Sessions will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
to show step-by-step preparation. with samples
available until noon. Chef Rick will answer ques-
tions and provide tips. Visitors will also have the
opportunity to learn about the heart of Salt their
unique infused salts made on Amelia Island.
There will be 10 varieties available. The market is
open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the cor-
ner of Seventh and Centre streets. Call 491-4872
or visit www.fernandinafarmersmarket.com.


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FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 18.2011 LEISURE News-Leader


SPECIAL EVENTS
The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of
Ethnic Disparities in Health
invites the community to
join it for the fourth annual
World AIDS Day Banquet on
Dec. 10 atSt. Peter's
Episcopal Church hall, 801
Atlantic Ave. Speaker will be
Rod L. Brown, Florida
Department of Health, Area 4
Program AIDS Office. Social
hour is from 6-7 p.m. and pro-
gram from 7-9 p.m. Tickets
are $30. Contact Betty Wilson
at 277-5335; Starleatha
Pollard at 583-2588; John
D'Agnese at 261-6044;
Jennett Wilson-Baker at 556-
3363; Lena Gurley at 491 -
0915; or William H.A Collins At
(904) 662-7015 .

American Legion Post
174 will sponsor a Low
Country Boll fundraiser on
Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
at the American Legion lot
at 12th and Beech streets.
Proceeds will support the
building fund. The dinner will
consist of crabs, corn,
sausage, potatoes, eggs and
a drink. All donations accept-
ed. The community is invited.
The membership committee
will be on-site to sign up new
members. Contact Comman-
der Stantley Palmer at (904)
624-3381 for information.

All are invited to the sec-
ond annual Eastern Surfing
Association Silent Auction
and Awards Ceremony on
Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Cafd
Karibo on North Third
Street. Trophies will be pre-
sented to this year's top
ranked local surfers.
Bid on everything from:
coastal art, new surfboards
and stand-up paddle boards,
wet-suits, kayak excursions,
plus items from Pipeline
Surfshop, Rusty, Red Otter,
Starboard, O'Neill, Amette
and more. Doorprizes will be.
given out. Ori Facebook visit
at'ESA First Coast District.

Join fellow car enthusi-
asts for coffee and conver-
sation from 9-11 a.m. Nov.
19 at Starbucks, 1460 Sadler
Road. For information contact
Haivey at 583-8649;'
The beautiful beaded
and woven goods hand-
made by Mayan women in
Guatemala will be on sale
Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. at 1522 Inverness Road
(Lakewood subdivision).
Many items are under $10
and make great gifts. This
sale will include the last of the
popular beaded shrimp. All
proceeds benefit this fair trade
mission.

The American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54, will host
their monthly steak night
from 5-7 p.m..Nov. 19 at the
American Legion Post, 626
S. Third St. The public is wel-
come. Dinner includes a steak
cooked to order, baked pota-
to, corn on the cob, salad and
a roll for an $11 donation. To-
go dinners available. Proce-
eds go to programs spon-
sored by the American Legion
Riders, Chapter 54.
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hold a citywide photo scav-
enger hunt Nov. 19. Teams
of four (extra designated pho-
tographer optional) with one
camera per team will have
three hours to complete 150
tasks. Teams will report to the
Atlantic Teen Center at 5 p.m.
Hunt begins at 6 p.m., return-
ing by 9 p.m. to view team
photos, tally points and crown
the champs. Team fee is $25.
Register at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
Contact Jay at 277-7350, ext.
2013 or at jrobertson@fbfl.org
for information.,
***
Applebee's and the
Nassau Civitan Club will
hold a pancake breakfast to
raise funds for Special.
Olympics on Nov. .19 from 8-
10 a.m. at the Sadler Road
location. Tickets are $8. ,
Breakfast includes pancakes,
eggs, sausage and bacon and,
juice or coffee.

The Sons of Confederate
Veterans will meet Nov. 21,
at 7 p.m. at the Pig BBQ
Restaurant in Callahan. The'
public is invited to attend.
Look for them in the
Christmas parades.

Amelia Island Parent
Cooperative Preschool will
host its annual Pancake
Breakfast & Silent Auction
on Dec. 3 from 8-10 a.m. at
Applebee's, 2006.S. Eighth
St. Breakfast tickets are $6
each and available through
any AIPCP member or at the
door. The silent auction
includes theme park tickets,
river cruises, jewelry, museum
passes, an autographed.
Jaguar football, golfing pack-
age and more. All proceeds
will benefit the Co-Op.
Questions? Call 261-1161..

RAIN Humane Society"
will hold a yard sale on Dec.
3 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the
Cotton-Eyed Joe's parking lot,
located at the foot of the
Shave Bridge on A1A. All pro-
ceeds will benefit the animals
of RAIN Humane Society..
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The city of Fernandina
Beach will host its first
annual Wing King Compe-
tition on Jan. 14 at the At-
S"lantic Avenue iMRreation,
"Center with two categories,
best wings and hottest wings.
Fee is $25 for one category or
$50 for both. Register until
Jan. 6 at the rec center.,
Competitions include the
'Tongue Torch," eating six of
the hottest wings, and the
"Iron Stomach,'! eating the,
. most wings. Register.the day
of beginning at 11 a.m. Food
judging begins at 12:30 p.m.'
and eating contests at 1 p.m.
, For information contact Jay at
277-7350, ext. 2013 or
jrobertson@fbfl.org.

THEATRE

Tickets go on sale today
at 10 a.m. for the new 25th
anniversary production of
"Les Meserables," part of
The Artist Series' 2011/12
Broadway in Jacksonville sea-
son. The show will come to
the Times Union Center's
Moran Theater from May 1-6.
Tickets start at $27 and are
available at 1-888-860-BWAY
or online at www.artistseries-
jax.org,


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SLearn how to make truffle cake for
the holidays today from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at
Peterbrooke Chocolatier, 1427 Sadler
Road, nexito Publix. Enjoy truffle cake
and wine pairing, sample expertly paired
wines and chocolates, taste sipping
chocolates and Peterbrooke's blended
coffee and receive complimentary cards
with the store's recipes. For information
call 277-0162.
Winter fest
Adventure Landing is hosting
WinterFEST 2011, a winter wonderland
. festival, today through Jan. 2 at its site in
Jacksonville Beach; Shipwreck Island
,', Waterpark will be transformed into an
alpine snowv village with outdoor ice skat-
ing rink (with real ice), a 130-foot ice
slide, nightly snowfalls, visits and story-
time with Santa in his workshop,
Blizzard Bluff Village offering Christmas
cookie decorating, a holiday carnival and
crafts, a teddy bear-making factory and
Mistletoe Marketplace. Crystal Creek
Lodge will offer winter eats, treats and
sweets. For information visit
www.jaxwinterfest.com. Portions of.
WinterFEST proceeds will go to the
Jacksonville FOP Foundation.
Holiday Bazaar
The Council of Catholic Women at St.
Michael's Catholic Church will host a
Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 19 from q a.m.-2
p.m. in the Pre-K Building at 510
Calhoun St. For information call 261-
3472. /
Cookie tour
The 2011 Holiday Cookie Tour of
Inns, hosted by the Amelia Island Bed
and Breakfast Association, is Nov. 19
from noon-5 p.m. A portion of the pro-
ceeds will benefit the Barnabas Center.
Take a self-guided tour of eight inns
dressed up for the holidays. Learn their
history, sample Christmas cookies and
collect heirloom recipes. Tickets are $25
and available at Fairbanks House,
Williams House, Addison on Amelia,
Hoyt House, Amelia Oceanfront Inn,
Florida House Inn, Blue Heron Inn, New
to You, Visitors Center, Chamber of
Commerce Gateway office and the
Fernandina library. Visit www.ameliais-
landinns.com or call Fairbanks House at
277-0500.
Gingerbread ship
The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread pirate
ship arrives at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island Nov. 23 and will be docked in the
lobby through Dec. 28. Made from 1,200
pounds of sugar and 3,000 eggs, the S.S.
Amelia serves as a festive backdrop for
countless holiday memories. All are invit
ed. Complimentary.
Ritz treelighting
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island will
light its 40-foot Christmas tree Nov. 23 at
5:30 p.m. in the courtyard. The festive
evening includes a fundraiser for YMCA,
entertainment, holiday cookies and' hot
apple cider, Santa's arrival and a fire-
works display. Complimentary and open
to the public.
Charitycelebration
On Nov. 25, the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation will host its Annual Holiday
Charity Celebration at The Spa & Shops
from 5-8 p.m. featuring entertainment,
horse and carriage rides, train rides, stilt
walkers, pictures with Santa and the


Jazzin the park
Bring family, friends and a folding
chair Nov. 26 from 6-9 p.m to the Spirit
of 1812's Jazz in the Park, an evening
of smooth jazz at the Downtown
Waterfront Park in St. Marys, Ga.
Featured artists include Ernie
Lombardrs Just Jazz Quintet and
Gabriel Amold's-saxophone. Domino's
Pizza, Coca Cola and the St. Marys
DDAwill sponsor this "donations-
appreciated" fundraiser benefitting the
Spirit of 1812's bicentennial commemo-
ration of the War of 1812 events to
come in February and November
2012. Pizza and Coca-Cola
beverages will be available for pur-
chase. For Information call (912)
576-2906.

Artistic Concoctions, In cooperation
with O'Neal Memorial Baptist Church,
474257 State Road 200, will host a
choral reunion Dec. 16-18.
If you were in chorus, madrigals,
musical theater or Sapphire at ;
Femandina Beach High School from
1991-2006, you are Invited to assist
Nanette Autry in planning the event.
Please call Autry at 321-7867 or email
her at nononan45@hotmall.com.
Drum circl
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 pur-.
chase a drum to participate.
Instrumentation centers on drums and
percussion but may include other Instru-
ments such as flutes, didgeridoos and
other non-percussion instruments.
Follow 14th Street North to the
end. Go past Bosque Bello Cemetery
and Old 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)
556-1606.


lighting of a 35-foot Christmas tree.
Entry is free. Tickets for rjdes, treats,
and beverages will-be available for pur-
chase. Proceeds benefit Take Stock in
Children. Visit www.omniameliaisland- -
plantation.com. For other holiday events
at Omni AIP, visit the website.
PajamaParty& Sale
The annual Pajama Party Sale &
Contest begin. at 8 a.m. Nov. 25in dpwn-
town Fernandina. .hoppers dress in
their favorite pajamas and enjoy deals
and refreshments. Enter for "Best
Dressed Individual Shopper in Pajamas,"
"Best Dressed
Duo or Trio in
Pajamas" and
Best Dressed
Shopping
Group in
Pajanas" at
the judging
'booth in the
200 block of
Centre Street 1.5
Registration .
ends at noon -.'
Contact Sandy .
Price at 206-
0756 or blueskyevent@gmail.com.
Treli ghtlng
A day of entertainment leads up to
the official city of Fernandina Beach
Christmas tree lighting Nov. 26 at6 p.m.
at the foot of Centre Street. Starting at
noon enjoy carolers, choirs and dancers.
Santa will arrive at 2 p.m. at the marina
aboard the Ye Olde Pirate ship and will
meet and take pictures (including with
pets) until 5 p.m. at the Depot. Hosted by
the city of Fernandina Beach and
Historic Fernandina Business
Association. Contact Sandy Price at 206-
0756 or blueskyevent@gmail.com.
Storybooktea
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island pres-
ents Santa's'Storybook Tea Nov. 26, Dec.
3, 10 and 17 at noon in the Seaside Room
with a fireside holiday storybook read by
Santa and afternoon tea. $45 per person,
ages 5 and up, including gratuity. Call
277-1100.
Gingerbread class
Create a gingerbread house witl The
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island pastry chefs
Nov. 26 at 3 p.m. in Salon 1. Young chefs
will receive a chef's hat, apron and diplo-
ma. $35 per child, ages 5 and up. Call
277-1100 for reservations.
Che stmas Caro e'
"Christmas Carole" opens Nov. 30 at
Alhambra Theatre and Dining,
Jacksonville Beach, starring Gary
-Marachek as Scrooge. Show times are 8
p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Doors
open at 6 p.m. and the buffet starts at
6:30 p.m. Matinees on Saturday are at
1:15 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the
buffet starts at 11:15 a.m. Sunday mati-
nee is at 2 p.m. Doors open at noon and
the buffet starts at. 12:15 p.m. Group
sales are available. Tickets start at $42
for adults and $35 for children and
include dinner, show and parking. Call
the box office at (904) 641-1212 or visit
www.alhambrajax.com.
Lightup a Life
Light up a Life, a benefit for Take
Stock in Children, is Dec. 1 from 6-9 p.m.
at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Enjoy
a buffet dinner, wine, cash bar, music
and silent auction. Tickets are $75 and


Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Coffee, 207 Centre
St., hosts a music circle on Saturdays
from 7-30-10 pm featuring great local
musicians. Admission is free and all are
welcome. Come enjoy dessert, coffee
and music.
Amelia River Cruises
Amelia River Cruises' Adult "BYOB"
Twilight Tours are held Friday and
Saturday. Tickets are $29 per person at
1 North Front St., Fernandina Beach or
call 261-9972 or book online at
www.ameliarivercruises.com Hupp
Huppman tonight, Dan Voll Nov. 19.
Bonito's
Bonito's, 614 Centre St., Larry & The
BackTracks tonight and Nov. 18 starting
at 6:30 p.m. Mention Larry & The
BackTracks and get one free glass of
wine. Call 261-0508.
DogStarTavem '
Dog Star'Tavem, 10 N. Second St.,
live music. Visit Dog Star on Facebook
Call 277-8010.
Green Turtle
The Green Turtle, 14 S Third St..
live music. Call 321-2324.
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead, 2045 South
Fletcher Ave,, karaoke on Sunday
nights with Daddy "O" DJ. Follow The
Hammerhead on Facebook at
Hammerheadbar Islandbbq.
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each
Thursday night at The Ritz-Carlton.
Amelia Island.
O'Kane's
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318
Centre St., free trivia each Monday at
7:30 p.m.; wine tasting the third
Tuesday at 6:30 p m., with 10 wines for
$10 along with cheese and crackers


available by cash or check at Images
Salon, First Federal Bank of Fernandina
and Yulee, the News-Leader, Plantation
Shop at Palmetto Walk and Resort to
Home at Omni AIP Purchase by credit
card at takestocknassau.org. Click on .
"Our Events." To reserve tables of eight
contact Jane Preston at
janeypreston@gmail.com. Preview the
event at takestocknassau.org or call 548-,
4464.
Holiday play
Amelia Community Theatre, 207
Cedar St., presents the family holiday
favorite, "A Christmas Story," opening
Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. Performances are Dec.
1-3, 8-10 and 15-17 at 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m.
matinee Dec. 11, Directed by Toni
D'Amico, this family favorite is the story
of young Ralphie and his hopes of find-
ing a Red Ryder BB Gun under the
Christmas tree.
Tickets are $20 adults, $10 students
and may be purchased by calling the box
office at 261-6749 or online at www.ameli-
acommunitytheatre.org. The box office
opens Nov. 17 each Thursday-Saturday
from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Audience members
are encouraged to bring non-perishable
food items for the Barnabas Food Pantry
to help ACT Against Hunger. There will
also be a "Leg Lamp Raffle."
Nativty display
"No Room at the Inn," a display of
nativity scenes, will be at the sanctuary
of Memorial United Methodist Church
and the Partin Center at 601 Centre St.
Dec. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in con-
junction with the Amelia Island Museum
of History's Holiday Home Tour. Enjoy
refreshments and Christmas music.
Admission is free. Donations may be
made to support the Coalition for the
Homeless of Nassau County. The United
Methodist Women sponsor the annual
event.
Free oncert
The 13th Annual Joint Concert with
the First Coast Wind Ensemble is Dec. 2
at 7:30 p.m. in Terry Hall of Jacksonville
University, 2800 University Blvd. North.
Free admission. For information call the
Don Thompson Chorale, (904) 358-0196.
Christmas Glow
The Annual Christmas Glow spon-
sored by the Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach will be held Dec. 2
from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Woman's Club
Clubhouse at 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd
(behind the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center). Just follow the luminaries to the
clubhouse. There will be face painting,
entertainment and visits with Santa.
Chili, hot dogs, chips and colas will be
served for a fee. Cookies and punch will
be free. This is the Woman's Club's gift
to the community. Please come and
bring a friend. All ages are invited. For
information call 415-1283 or 707-5136.
Santa photos
Take free photos with Santa on Dec. 3
from noon-4 p.m. at Peterbrooke
Chocolatier, 1427 Sadler Road, next to
Publix. Children will enjoy a visit with
Santa and receive a free downloadable
photo. For information call 277-0162.
Holiday encampment.
The Fort Clinch State Park Holiday
Encampment Dec. 3 and 4 is a gathering
of volunteers in Civil War era costumes

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and live entertainment; dart tournament
every "uesday at 7 30 p.m.; Dan Voll
Tuesday from 7 30-11-30 p m.; the
Turner London Band Thursday from
8:30 p m.-midnight and Friday and
Saturday from 8:30 p.m.-12 30 a.m. Call
261-1000. Visit wwwokanes.com.
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon. 117 Centre St.,
Monday nights reggae with Pilli Pill and
Chillakaya One; Tuesdays Buck Smith
Project; Wednesdays Wes Cobb;
Thursday Hupp & Rob in the Palace &
DJ Buca in Sheffield's; Fridays and
Saturday regional bands and DJ
Anonymous at Sheffield's. Call Bill
Childers at 491-3332 or email
bill@thepalacesaloon.com.
Picante
Picante Grill, Rotisserie and Bar,
464073 SR 200, Suite 2, Yulee, has live
music every first and last Saturday of
the month from 7-10 p.m. Call 310-
9221. Visit www.picantenassau.com.
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave. The Macy's play each
Wednesday from 6-9 p m trivia
Thursday starting Dec. 8; live music
every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.
Call 310-6904 Visit
www.SandyBottomsAmelia.com.
Sliders Seasde Gl
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S.
Fletcher Ave., The Macy's in the lounge
from 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturdays;
shaggin' in the lounge Sundays from 4-
7 p.m.; Pili Pill in the liki bar
Wednesday from 5:30-9:30 p.m.; live
music in the bar all weekend. Call 277-
6652. Visit www.slidersseaside.com.
Jpin Sliders on Facebook and Twitter.
TheSurf
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199
South Fletcher Ave., live music 5-9 p.m.
weekdays and 6-10 p.m. weekends.
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011 LEISURE News-Leader


ART WORKS

Call toartists
Six times each year the Nouveau Art Committee at the
Island Art Association, 18 N. Second St., accepts entries
from members and non-members for a themed and juried
show with prizes awarded.
December's theme is Four Seasons and submissions
will be accepted Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. until noon at the
gallery. Or submit work earlier at the gallery front desk.
Iach artist may submit two pieces, up to 36 by 36 inches per
piece, with hanging wires and framed unless a gallery can-
vas is used. Fee is $25 per entry (slightly less for members).
Submit original paintings, sculptures, stained or fused glass,
collage and other media. Find complete guidelines at
islandart.org.
The reception and awards ceremony is Dec. 10 from 5-9
p.m. Nouveau Art provides refreshments.
island Art classes
Upcoming classes and events at the Island Art
Association Education Center, 18 N. Second St., include:
Nov. 29, 7-9 p.m., Dec. 19, 9 a.m.-noon, Figure Drawing,
model fee $5, contact Paul Massing at 321-0738.
Nov. 19, 10-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,
Children's Art ages 6-9 years; 1-2:15 p.m. Middle School Art,
10-13 years. Contact the gallery at 261-7020 or email diane-
hamburg@comcast.net. These classes are free, thanks to the
';oodcock Foundation of Jacksonville and the Plantation
Ladies Association.
Dec 17, Children's Art for 6- to 9-year-olds, two ses-
sions: 10-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Middle School
i-at for 10- to 14-year-olds, 1-2:15 p.m. Led by Diane
l amburg. These classes are free, thanks to the Woodcock
foundation of Jacksonville and the Plantation Ladies
Association.
Thursday Morning Painters, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., contact
r'retchen Williams, 491-3171 or gretchwi@comcast.net.
Thursday Afternoon Painters, 1-5 p.m., contact Jean
Riley, 261-5471 or rileystardust@bellsouth.net.
For a complete schedule of events and classes or to rent
the Education Center visit www.islandart.org or call 261-
7020.
Plantation art
The Plantation Artists' Guild and Gallery welcomes
everyone to the fall show from 5:30-8 p.m. today with new
presentations by members, a "show within a show" and a
n umber of paintings available at $100 each. Osprey Village
will provide wine and appetizers. Meet the artists and find
at and gift ideas.
The gallery is located at 94 Village Circle in the Spa and
Snops at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Call 432-1750.
landicraft sale
The Island Sisters Handicraft Sale will be held Nov. 19
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Palmetto Walk, with handmade knit-
t-d items, scarves, shawls, baby blankets, holiday decorated
gift bags, jewelry, home accessories, handmade cards, key.
rings, themed frames and more. The "sisters" are Lori
Perrotta, Debbie Haynam, Jean Jones and Sara Arenella.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Nassau
niumane Society. Contact Lori Perrotta at
lorigperrotta@yahoo.com.
Artists Book
Make your own artist journal sketchbook in an
Artists Book Workshop Dec. 3 at the Island Art
Association Education Center, 18 N. Second St., part of an
ongoing series with local designer and bookmaker Eliza
Holliday.
Learn a series of "exposed stitch" techniques for this
multi-signature sketchbook. The paper used for the blank
interior pages will be watercolor- and collage-strong; the
cover fashioned from stronger paper decorated by the par-
ticipant, making this sketchbook totally personal to you, the
artist/journaler. Long stitch (with decorative stitching and
beading), coptic stitch and chain stitch will be covered.
Paper, linen thread and all materials included in the price of
$65.
Contact Holliday at 556-2517 or 277-4834.
Art classes
Acrylic painting classes with Kathy Maurer are
Friday from 2-4:30 p.m. All levels. Beginners welcome.
New painting instruction each week, $30 per class.
Call 261-8276.
Watercolor workshops with William Maurer are Fridays
from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All levels welcome. C6st is $40 drop-
in or $210 for six weeks. Call 261-8276.
Pencil sketch outdoors around town with Maurer every
Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon, $40. Meet at Amelia Island
Coffee Shop on Centre Street. Learn to plein air sketch and
improve your paintings. Call 261-8276.
Seminole paintings
The Cummer Museum.of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside
Ave., Jacksonville, presents Eugene Savage: The Seminole
Paintings, on view through Jan. 8 and featuring 42 paintings
and watercolors inspired by Savage's trips to the Everglades.
As part of the museum's 50th anniversary celebration, the
works are being displayed publicly for the first time since
the 1960s.
The Cummer purchased the collection in 2007. Savage's'
series is the most extensive painted record of the Florida
Seminoles from the early 20th century. For information call
(904) 355-0630.
Bankshow
The "Photographers Group" members are the featured
artists at the First Coast Community Bank Satellite Gallery
on 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, through January. Visit
during regular business hours. For information contact the
island Art Association, 18 N. Second St., at 261-7020 or visit
www.islandart.org.


'Instrument Zoo' seeks volunteers


Just what is the world is the
Instrument Zoo? It is a program spon-
sored by the Amelia Residents In Action
for the Symphony (ARIAS) that takes 30-
plus instruments into the fourth grades
in all Nassau County schools. Each stu-
dent has hands-on fun and instruction
about each instrument, hopefully plant-
ing a,seed in each child for taking advan-
tage of music education opportunities
and an appreciation of music.


The program is staffed by volunteers,
needing 14 people on each of 21 morn-
ings scheduled during January and
February. Both men and women are wel-
come currently there are 12 married
couples among the volunteers.
Organizers hope that each committed
volunteer would give a maximum of six
mornings over the two-month program.
You do not need to know how to play an
instrument an all-you-need-to-know,


hands-on workshop will be held in early
January.
If you like children and would like to
contribute a little of your time to making
a lifelong difference in the lives of more
than 800 nine-year-olds, please call to join
the family of volunteers. You'll be glad
you did, and so will ARIAS. Contact
Barbara Zacheis, Instrument Zoo coordi-
nator, at 321-5639, or Rachel Smith,
scheduler, at'491-3829.


Painting donated for Taste ofAmelia


The Nassau County
Volunteer Center has
announced that an original
painting by Milton Shirley,
noted Fernandina Beach
artist, has been donated by
the artist as a contribution to
the silent auction of the 20th
annual The Taste of Amelia
Island, to be held Friday, Dec.
2 from 6:30-9 p.m. in the
Omni Amelia Island
Plantation Ballroom.
The painting was specifi-
cally created to celebrate the
work of the Volunteer Center
and to honor the center on
the 20th anniversary Taste of
Amelia.
Shirley's marsh land-
scapes are much-coveted
works of art, featuring
the pastel colors of sunrise
and sunset, as well as the
iconic great white egret,
a staple in each of his
paintings. His art will join
dozens of other items in the
event's silent auction this
year.
The annual Taste of
Amelia is a culinary fair fea-
turing the offerings of Amelia
Island restaurants, fine wines
and music by the jazz trio
"Crescendo Amelia." Tickets
are $40 each and available at


FILM Continued from 1B
or in advance at www.fbiff.org, (904) 624-
1145, The Book Loft, 214 Centre St. and
Books Plus, 107 Centre St.
The concluding schedule;
Today at 7 p.m. at O'Kane's Irish Pub
& Eatery:
Buzz Killer, USA 2011, 11 minutes,
Heland Lee
This is online dating gone awry but,
luckily, neither Josephine nor Larry knew
what happened. Everyone deserves a
second chance.
The Last Rites of Joe May, USA
2011, 104 minutes, Joe Maggio
Starring Dennis Farina, The Last Rites
of Joe May chronicles the last days of Joe
May, an aging, short-money hustler who,
despite a life of loss and failure, has
always believed that a glorious destiny
awaited him.
Today at 7:30 p.m. at Fernandina Little
Theatre:
Miyuki's Bells, Japan 2011, 20 min-
utes, Ken Ochiai .
Against her will, Miyuki must leave
Tokyo and take her two young half-broth-
ers to the country home of their quirky
grandmother. But, when they arrive, she
will discover that she had to leave her
home in order to find it.
Viaje Rodondo (Round Trip)
Mexico 2009, 102 minutes, Gerardo Tort
Two women searching for what they
want in life search together and blaze
new frontiers in this sweet, tender, often
sexy tale of longing.
Saturday, 1 p.m., Fernandina Little
Theatre:
Garcia, Columbia 2010, 100 minutes,
Jose Luis Rugeles
Garcia is a 58-year-old security guard
who is about to accomplish his lifelong
dream of buying his wife Amalia a house.
As Garcia readies to harvest the rewards
of so many years of hard work and parsi-
mony, his routine existence takes an
unexpected turn when his wife goes
missing.
Saturday, 1:15 p.m., Sheffield's:
A New Kind of Listening, USA 2009,
57minutes, Kenny Dalsheimer
This documentary takes us inside the
creative work of the Community Inclusive


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SUBMITTED
Gail Shults and Milt Shirley with a painting he created exclusively for the Taste of
Amelia Island silent auction.


at Century 21/John T.
Ferreira Insurance (Centre
Street and 463820 SR200,
Suite 101): News-Leader (511
Ash St.); CBC Bank (14th
Street); First Federal Bank
(Sadler Road and A1A in


Yulee); Horizon's Restaurant
(Palmetto Walk); The
Plantation Shop (Palmetto
Walk); VyStar Credit Union
(14th Street); Tax Collector's
Office (86130 License Road,
Yulee and in Callahan); and


Theater Group as director Richard Reho
inspires cast members, some with disabil-
ities, to be writers, actors and dancers in
an original collaborative performance.
Saturday, 4 p.m., Fernandina Little
Theatre:
Walk a Mile in my Pradas, USA
2011, 87minutes, Joey Sylvester
Tony Parisi is a "man's man" and all-
around "good guy." He works hard at his
job, he's a loyal friend and.he's devoted,to
his fiance. He also happens to be com-
pletely and utterly homophobic. Tony
takes great pleasure in ridiculing his new
gay co-worker Steve: That is until fate and
a magic Christmas ornament step in to
teach him a lesson.
Saturday, 4 p.m., Sheffield's at the
Palace:
Beep, United Arab Emirates/Egypt
2011, 5 minutes, Haytham Saqr
The invariably common man, Mr. K's
life passes by as an allegorical equivalent
of modern life based on work and shop-
ping, a life wasted over a bunch of equip-
ment arid devices which, although
designed to provide easy living, turn into
death machines. A tempo that hastily
transits between home, work and mall
summing up a human life as a number of
digits and beeps.
Odd One Out, Poland 2010, 87 min-
utes, Pawel Wendorff
A surreal collage of interrelated
threads revolving around the history of
30-year-old Kuba who, with his parents'
encouragement, decides to take his first
job.
Saturday, 7 p.m., Fernandina Little
Theatre:
Bad Influences, USA 2010, 16 min-
utes, Kate Emery
Enter the hilarious sick mind of Jillian,
a timid hypochondriac with avivid imagi-
nation. Instead of making real friends,
she hangs out with the diseases she
thinks she has: Influenza, Asthma and
Mono. Just in time for her first year of
high school, Jillian moves into a rural,
germ-ridden town and her "friends" tag
along, ready to keep her safe from the
hazards of a ninth-grade social life.
Delhi in a Day, India 2011, 88 min-
utes, Prashant Nairl
When the money of an idealistic


the Volunteer Center (1303
Jasmine St., Suite 104A).
For more information or
tickets, call 261-2771 or visit
www.volunteernassau.org,
where tickets can be ordered
through PayPal.


British traveler disappears in a nouveau-
riche Delhi home, the staff of the house
are blamed and given 24 hours to replace
the money or face the consequences.
Sunday, 1 p.m., Fernandina Little
Theatre:
Kromov, Russia 2009, 112 minutes,
Andrey Razenkov
The scene is a gorgeous Paris in the
beginning of the 20th century. The char-
acters are immigrants from Russia. The
main intrigue is the hunt for $250 million
in gold left in Paris banks after the fall of
Tsarist Russia. This capital is under the
control of Count Kromov, a former
attach of the Russian Empire in France.
He does not consider the money his and
does not take it, only adding to the enthu-
siasm of those who are eager to make
their fortune in troubled times. Who will
eventually possess this wealth? How will
the gold change the life of Count
Kromov?
Sunday, 4 p.m., Fernandina Little
Theatre:
The Encore of Tony Duran, USA
2011, 85 minutes, Fred A. Sayeg
Chronicling the day human train-
wreck Tony Duran hits bottom, Tony is a
singer washed up 20 years ago fat,
drunk, broke, unemployed and trapped,
clinging to his house and 12-year-old
Mercedes (neither of which he can afford
anymore). A victim of the economy, rag-
ing against the universe, alienated and
facing the rest of his life in dread, Tony
* turns to crime to turn a buck and proves
incompetent even at that. Disgraced and
having lost his friend's money, Jerry
forces the truth from Tony about his
downward spiral and sets Tony on a path
of transformation and redemption: He
makes Tony sing again.
Sunday, 4:30 p.m., Island Cinema 7:
Silver Tongues, USA 2011, 88 min-
utes, Simon Arthur
A pair of lovers travel from town to
town taking on different identities in each
new place. Driven by an insatiable
appetite for change and with no regard
for consequences, they manipulate, toy
with and forever alter the lives of the
strangers they meet. However, with each
performance, their deceitful I game spi-
rals ever more out of control.


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as they place fresh greenery on the mantle,
put up and decorate a period Christmas
tree and portray daily life as it was in the win-
ter of 1864.
The ladies string berries and popcorn on
the tree while cheerful fires burn in the fire-
places and soldiers answer questions about
what it is like to be stationed at Fort Clinch.
Call (904) 277-7274 or visit www.floridas-
tateparks.org/fortclinch.
Time for Christmas
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 journey through the
history of Christmas while emphasizing the
importance of the 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. For more information visit
FBFirst.com or call 261-3617.


Santa photos
RAIN Humane Society will host Santa
Claus pictures on Dec. 10 and 17 at Paws-
Ability Resale
Store, located in
the Harris Teeter
Shopping Center
on Amelia Island.
All pets, adults
and children are
welcome to have their picture taken with Santa
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Costs is a donation of $5
per picture, or a donation of pet food to benefit
the animals of RAIN Humane Society.
Refreshments and desserts will be served.
Christmas at Chapel
The Chapel Choir and Orchestra will pres-
ent Tom Fettke's Christmas Cantata, "God Is
With Us," on Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. The communi-
ty is invited to celebrate the wonder and
majesty of the season with the members of
Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road,
Amelia Island Plantation. Call 277-4414 or visit
www.ameliachapel.com.


Night Before Christmas
Santa's challenge sets the stage for St.
Marys Little Theatre's production of 'Twas the
Night Before Christmas, an original script
written just for St. Marys, interwoven with tra-
ditional and contemporary music, Dec. 16, 17
and 18 at the Theatre by the Trax. Tickets are
$10 for adults, $6 under age 12 and available at
the St. Marys Welcome Center, Bulldog
Liquors or Cedar Oak Caf6. Call (912) 729-
1103 or visit www.stmaryslittletheatre.com.
Winter carnival
Enjoy a Winter Wonderland Carnival Dec.
17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Atlantic
Recreation Center, with games, crafts, tasty
treats, face painting, hay rides and a special
appearance by Santa Claus. Game and refresh-
ment tickets are 25 cents each. For informa-
tion contact Jay at the city Parks and
Recreation Department at
jrobertson@flfl.org.
Christmas Spectacular
The Kinderstudios Company Dancers will


present a Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 18 at
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Doors open at
5 p.m. Show starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are
$10. For information email alexandra.kinder-
musik@comcast.net.

Kittycalendar
The Purr-feet Cats of Cats Angels are
together again in a calendar for 2012 and one
of Cats Angels "model" kitties is featured each
month. The
calendar kit-
ties are hoping
you purchase
one or more at
$10 each.
They make
great gifts or
stocking
stuffers for cat
lovers of all ages. The calendars are on sale at
the Cats Angels Thrift Store/Adoption Center,
709 S. Eighth St., and the Fernandina branch
library. All proceeds support the Cats Angels
Spay/Neuter Program.


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LOST Half green Kayak paddle, if
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FOUND BLACK CAT vicinity of
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If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humane Society
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers
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207 Business
Opportunities
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LICENSE for sale. (408)841-7311




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Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV
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601 Garage Sales
YARD SALE Fri. 11/18 & Sat. 11/19,
8am-? 96875 Blackrock Rd., Yulece,
near Pirates Wood. Books, clothes,
VHS, DVDs, etc.
SAT. 11/19/2011 No early birds
please. 7am-11am. Barely used deep
freezer, clothing, love seat, much
more. 12 S. 16th Street

YARD SALE Sat. 11/19, 8am-3pm.
Corner of Wilson Neck & Elise Rd., in
Yulee. Riding lawn mower, clothing,
jewelry, toys, & more.

ENORMOUS MULTI-FAMILY GAR-
AGE SALE Furniture, housewares,
tools, crafts, & plants. 95139 Hendricks
Rd. off Nassauville Rd. Sat. 11/19,
8am-12pm.


601 Garage Sales
BRING YOUR QUARTERS and one
dollar bills Prices so low it will give
you the chills. Pots and pans and
clothing and books; we've cleaned out
our closets, crannies and nooks. On
Jekyll Court, across from the Y,
Something for everyone, come on by.
Not enough room, we have so much to
sell. Find SearchAmelia.com, more
there I will tell. 11/18 & 11/19, 8-2,
Rain cancels
ESTATE SALE Sat. 11/19, 9am-lpm.
Furniture, appliances. Brindgeview
Storage, 474431 State Road,
Fernandina Beach.
SAT. 11/19, 7am-2pm 2002 Road
King, hunting gear, camo, furniture,
TV's, small appliances, household
items, & clothes. 96072 Nassau Lakds
Cir., Yulee. Look for signs.
YARD SALE 1505 Franklin St. Sat.,
9am-lpm.
MOVING SALE Sat. 11/19, 8am-?
87566 Roses Bluff Rd., Yulee. Tools,
ladders, furniture, football table, air
hockey, trampoline, antiques,
Christmas stuff. No early birds please!
GARAGE SALE Sat., 8am-12pm.
Starboard Landing, off J. Lafitte. Lots
of household items & home decor, and
lots of other good stuff!
ESTATE SALE Marsh Lakes.
Downsizing. Bernhardt dining set,
English sideboard, slip covered camel
back, French bed, pair butterfly wing
backs, hand tied orientals, loads
decorative items, etc. 96090 Marsh
Lakes Dr. Fri., Sat., & Sun., 10am.
ESTATE SALE Antiques, Tools,
ShopSmith, accessories, housewares,
glassware, lamps, furniture. 96345
Sweetbriar Ln., Yulee (off Chester Rd.
in Glen Laurel). Sat. 11/19, 8am.
HUGE SALE Country Store Antiques,
219 S. 8th St. 25% off all furniture,
now through November.
GARAGE SALE Little Tikes toys,
toddler girls clothing, infant boy cloth-
ing, toddler bed with mattress, cradle,
mens clothing XXL, peg perego infant
car seat, infant bouncer, computer
tower, and more. Timber Creek
Plantation, 76263 Long Leaf Loop. Fri.,
9am-12pm and Sat. 8am-10am if
anything left. Can call 548-9701.
GARAGE SALE Mitre saw, E-Z up
display tent, books, & misc. Sat.,
9am-12pm. 1522 Inverness Rd.
MAYAWORKS SALE Last beaded
shrimp, jewelry, Christmas ornaments,
woven goods made by Mayan women.
Most under $20 A fair trade mission
1522 Inverness Rd Sat., 9am .4pm.
CUL-DE-SAC YARD SALE Clothing &
furniture, new & used. 2176
Cumberland Ct. Sat. 11/19, 7am-?
YARD SALE 96105 Sprigwood Ln.,
Fernandina (Spanish Oak Subdivision).
Turn on Barnwell beside Lowes.
Clothes, baby items, odds & ends. Sat.
11/19, 8am-12pm.
ESTATE SALE (BYRUM YULEE) -
MORE THAN 4000 PIECES OF
BEAUTIFUL JEWELRY STERLING,
VINTAGE, COSTUME SUCH AS
TRIFARI, MONET, NAPIER, CORO,
LISNER, SARA COVENTRY, WEST
GERMAN, VINTAGE JAPAN, HONG
KONG, GERMANY, GLASS BEADS,
BAGS OF DAMAGED PIECES, MIR-
RORS, DISPLACE ITEMS, SHOW-
CASES, FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD,
SMALLS, TOOLS, OLD PALACE
SALOON POSTCARDS. NOV 17TH,
18TH & 19TH, 8AM-3PM, THLURS-
SAT. 86204 HAYLEY PLACE, YULEE,
OFF HARTS ROAD. (OFF A1A).
FOLLOW THE RED & WHITE SIGNS.


601 Garage Sales














311 LIGHTHOUSE LN. Ecologizer
8hp chipper/shredder, large antique
yard lamp, 42" lathe, horse saddle,
tools, lighted glass display case,
antique oak dresser, walnut drop leaf
table, antique wood stove, household
items. Sat., 8am-3pm.

MULTI-FAMILY SALE Meadowrldg
Ct. in Meadowfield BIuff Subd., Yulee.
Follow signs from A1A. FRI & SAT,
8am. Many items nei or like new
Little Tikes, Disney Princess, Tink, Dora
the Explorer, My Little Pony, Littlest Pet
Shop, Nintendo Wil, other toys, books,
movies, games. Clothes (name brand,
new & like new): Infant toddler girls
& boys, girls 6/6X-7/8, Jr girls 4-10 &
S/M/L, jr's semi formal & formal
dresses, ladies plus sz, men's. TV's,
guitars, deep freezer, like new gas
stove, kitchen/household items,
comforters, blankets, Christmas items,
Luau birthday supplies (not paper)
girls surfboard bedroom accessories,
new in box Star Wars & other
collectibles. Much more.

GARAGE SALE Headboard, frame,
entertainment center, toys. dolls,
Christmas, video, CDs, books,
household, pictures. Thurs. 11/17, Fri.
11/18, Sat. 11/19, 8am-lpm 1018
Isle of Palms Lane.

96305 MARSH HEN RD. Household
items, ceiling fan, massage table,
children's clothing, men & women's
clothing, & much more. Sat 11/19,
9am-3pm.

YARD SALE Tools, electronics,
household items 1521 Lake Park Di.
in Amelia Park. Sat. 11/19, 9am -lpm.


602 Articles for Sale
SILVER COINS MAKE GREAT
CHRISTMAS GIFTS Thfi, !isa a
lifetime. See them at Th< f 'l ,
Market, 201 Alachua St

QUEEN BOX SPRINGS Brand new,
still in packaging, $100 Call (904)556-
2390.

GUN SHOW Nov. 19 & 20. Prime
Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water
St., Jax. (1-95 south to exit 353A,
Forsythe St.). CWP classes 10:00 &
1:00. Admission $8.00 Free
Parking. Info Cliff Hangers (386)325-
6114

2-PC SECTIONAL SOFA, both ends
recline, micro fiber, $50. Matching end
tables, $25 for pai. Round coffee
table, solid wood, $35. (904)310-9625

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display shows speed, tlme. pulse,
distance, iincline, calories Foldablc
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603 Miscellaneous
TIME SHARE for life. $450 for one
week per year. Helen, GA (904)321-
0280 or (904)753-2411

FREE S&H Flonda Citrus: 20 lb. Gift
Pack only $34.95. Navel oranges or
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609 Appliances
HOOVER WIDE PATH STEAM &
SCRUB RUG SHAMPOOER Never
used. Upholstery attachment. $50.
(904)310-9625


610 Air Conditioners
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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.


1611 Home Furnishings
SOLID OAK ENTERTAINMENT
CENTER $400/B00. Call (904)277-
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802 Mobile Homes
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
(904)583-4459

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


806 Waterfront
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851 Roommate Wanted


Waterfront Homes & Lots Call ADDITIONAL ROOMMATE WANTED
(904) 2614066for information C.H. in 3BR/2A house $100per week +
Lasserre, Realtor $100 deposit. All utilities included.
491-1521


809 Lots
FSBO R3 wooded, 87' W x 230' D.
Jasmine, near beach, greenway. Will
consider trade for or toward owner
financed home on island, in county.
$75,000. (904)415-6699, Michael.

811 Commercial/Retail
RETAIL STORE-DOWNTOWN FB -
$325,000. Cafe-Reduced-$45,000 low
lease rate. Retail-Office lease space
from $9 psf Land-9 acres-$300,000 on
SR 200. Call Phil @ Amelia Coastal
Realty 904-556-4190

814 West Nassau County
1600 SQ FT 3BR/2BA Built in 2003,
Lots of trees, 1 acre landscaped lot
w/paved d/way. An absolute sacrifice
at $49,900. Picture Perfect. Well
maintained will consider RTO/OF at
$429/ mo. Call (904)589-9585.

817 Other Areas
PRE-GRAND OPENING SALE Sat.
11/19 only. 6.34 acres w/direct lake
frontage only $29,900. Brand new,
never before offered! Gorgeous
wooded setting w/deep water frontage
on spectacular lake. Paved rds, power,,
phone, much more. Unheard of prices -
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$500/MO. Utilities included. Beauti-
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Nassauville area. Questions call (904)
583-1695.

852 Mobile Homes
FOR RENT OR SALE 2BR/1BA.
$550/mo. + dep. Call (904)437-9171.
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiFi Included. (904)225-
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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

856 Apartments
Unfurnished
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Affordable Living Rent from $560-
&747 for eligible persons/families. 1 &
2 Bedrooms. Post Oak Apartments
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TOWNHOUSE 1st Ave., 3BR/2BA
single car garage, screened porch in
back, newly renovated, non-smoking
unit. $1150/mo. (904)-261-2233

2BR/1BA unfurnished upstairs beach
side unit at 832 N Fletcher. Covered
ocean view deck. Remodeled through-
out. CH&A & washer/dryer. $925 w/6
month lease & $500 deposit. $100 off
2nd months rent w/6 month lease.
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856 Apartments
Unfurnished
3BR/2BA top floor of duplex. 1 block
from ocean, deluxe appliances, large
deck, very nice. $1075/mo., lease plus
deposit. (904)583-0095

OCEANVIEW APT Hardwood/tile
floors, CH&A, combination LR/BR.
$650/mo + $125 for all utilities, cable
& inernet. $650 dep. 904-261-7658


858 Condos-Unfurnished
STONEY CREEK CONDO 3BR/2BA
townhouse, screened porch, garage.
$1000/mo. Darlington Realty (904)
261-8030.

LUXURY 3BR/2BA OCEANFRONT -
Summer Beach, ground flr, 2 pools,
gated comm. 1 yr lease. $1800/mo.
(912)253-4763 or (912)367-9804 eves

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, ten-nis &
more! Lots of upgrades! Starting at
just $749/mo! Call Tammy for our
winter special at (904)415-6969 for a
showing, www.amelialakes.com


COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK -
3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, 1-car garage,
gated, community pool, walk to Super
WalMart, one level walkup. $1,100/mo
+ utilities. Call (904)753-4147 or 321-
3444.
2BR/2BA 1 block from ocean.
Upstairs unit, 1200 sq. ft. Located on
W. 5th St. $850. Call (904)753-0256.
THE COLONY 2BR/2BA/2-car
garage. $950/mo. Pool & tennis courts.
Svc. animals only. No smoking. Call
(214)691-9131.

1859 Homes-Furnished
3BR/1BA Large fenced backyard,
workshop, furnished. (904)491-5282
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE 3BR/2BA +
bonus room, in Lofton Pointe, garage,
fully furnished. $1400/mo. Call Ana
(904)403-1982.

1860 Homes-Unfurnished

FOR RENT 3BR/1BA block house,
large living room, kitchen, dining room,
closed in front porch, back porch.
$675/mo + $400 security deposit. Call
277-3285 or 415-6110.
3BR/2BA BARNWELL CIR. $1100/
rmo. Fenced backyard/pet friendly and
storage shed. Call Jackie Darby (904)
556-6861.
NORTHPOINT TOWNHOME for
rent. 2BR/2.5BA, fireplace, carpet, two
blocks from beach. $850/mo. (904)
571-8650.
MODERN 1BR COTTAGE on water.
All appliances. Large office downstairs.
919 San Fernando St. $850/mo. Call
(904)557-8884.
3BR/2BA HOME off Barnwell Rd
behind Lowe's. Privacy fence, rear
yard, new hardwood floors in main
living area. $1000/mo. (757)897-5889
506 STARBOARD LANDING 4/3 +
florida room, LR/DR, garage. 1/2 mile
from beach & Egans Creek paths.
$1600/mo + security dep. 7+ month
lease. (904)556-2535
4BR/2BA Ocean Reach subdivision.
Approx. 2000 sq. ft., 2-car garage.
Pets negotiable. $1400/mo. + deposit.
Call (904)677-0248.
1600 SQ. FT. 3BR/2BA Lots of
shade trees, 1 acre .landscaped lot.
Absolute sacrifice at $50,000.00.
"Picture perfect", well maintained. Will
consider RTO/OF at $430/mo. Call 589-
9585.
NORTH HAMPTON COUNTRY CLUB
HOME Located on a unique lake and
golf course green. 4BR/2.5 BA, 2 story,
2 car garage, all amenities included.
Must have fine furniture to qualify. No
smoking. $1,000/mo. No lease. Month
to month. Call (904)631-3799 for more
information.


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RESIDENTIAL
LONG TERM
* 2820A First Avenue 2BR/I.5BA $875 a month +
utilities, available in December
* 1006A Natures Gate, 2BR/2BA + loft
townhome $1100/mo. + utilities and deposit
* 2801 Elizabeth St-,OceanView upstairs of duplex on
North Beach $950/rmo incl. water, sewer and
garbage.
* 619 S.I4th Street- 3BR/IBA$975/mo.+ utilities.
* 3423 S. Retcher Upstairs 2BRIBA Furanished, ocean-
view- some utilities included $1000/month
* 1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/IBA, approx. 1,243 sqft.
$1200/mo.+ utilities.
BEACH COTTAGE
*2BR/IBA furnished 1801 S. Retcher Ave.
$1,6501mo. or 6m.. lease
VACATION RENTAL
* AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY 2BR/ IBA
Ocean-view. 487 S. Fletcher. Across the street from
the beach.All util, wi-fi,TV & phone.
COMMERCIAL
* Rme Pbints Village 1,200 sc t$1.200/mo + sales ctax
* 1334 Atlantic Ave.- 1200 approx sq.ft. office space,
room for 3 offices, lobby, and break area. $1200/mo.
+ taxes and utidies.
* Amela Park 910 approx sq.ft, 3 offices, reception
area. kitchen and bathroom. $14SO/mo + utilities.
* 1839 S. 8th St adjacent to Huddle House, 1,800 sq.ft.
$1700/mo. lease + tax Sale also considered.
* BUSINESS OPPORTUNffITY Landscaping Co. or
Nursery Office, greenhouse, shade houses with a
fenced, irrigated outside space for plants. Excellent
location with high visibility.
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FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND
631 Tarpon Ave, Unit #6367 (Fernandina Shores) 1178 sf 86048 Knotted Oak Way (Hickory Village Subdivision) 1677sf
2BRI'1.5BA Fully furnished condo only orie block from the beach. 4BR/2BA Open floor plan with enta-in kitchen. Carpet and vinyl
Comninrlity p)1l. Kent includes sewer and garbage fees. $1175 fle0s. Coveted back patio opens to fnced-in back yard. Conveniently
3201) S. Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes) 1200 sf- 2BR/2BA located near schools, shopping and 1-95. 2-car garage $1350
Fully furnished condo overlooking the ocean. Fireplace in living 97493 Cutlass Way (Pirates Woods Subdivision) 2460 s.f. -
eoom. Gated condo community with pool. Rent includes water, sewer, 3BR/2BA Two Master Baths, formal dining area, eat-in kitchen,
and garbage fees. $1395 walk-in pantry, remodeled with vaulted ceilings, carpet and ceramic
1542 Lisa Avenue (The Park Subdivision) 884sf 2BR/gBA tile, patio/deck, wood fenced-in yaid. $1400
i'ully ilrnished ready for you to begin Florida lifestyle. Stainless steel 86190 Remsenburg Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) 2900
appliances, ocean views, carpet and ceramic tile, mini blinds, sf 4BR/3BA Wood hranme, fill Master Bath, formal dining area,
cable/satellite TV ready, private yard/courtyard, patio/deck, private eat-in kitchen, carpet & ceuinic tile, fireplace, community pool, club-
street and 2-car garage. S1450 house, playground, barbeque grills and 2-car garage. Cable or satellite
403 Tarpon Avenue #322 (Ocean Park Condominiums) 1432 TV and Association fees are included in rent. $1695
s.f.- 2BR/2BA Community pool, barbecue grills in common area,
fullmastei bath with double sinks, dining in living/great room, closet CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
pantly, trash compactor, patio/deckbalcony, storage closet, carpet and 402 S. 11 th Street, Unit A 2BR/BA Downstairs unit in triplex.
ceramic tile. One-car garage. Ocean views, only a short walk to the W/D hook-ups inside. $675
beach. Washer/Dver, water, sewer, trash, pest control and 402 S. 11th Street, Unit B 1BR/1BA Downstairs unitin triplex.
Association fees are included. Home also on Sales Market. $1500 W/D hook-ups inside. $500
S2(905 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) 1700 s.f..- 402 S. llth Street, Unit C 3BR/1BA Upstairs unit in triplex.
FURNISHED ORUNFURNISHED 3BR/3.5BA, Eachbedroom has W/Dh ook-upsinside. $795
its own bath, 9 miles of walking & bike trails, 2.5 miles of beach. 2741 Forest Ridge Drive, Unit 1-1 (Forest Ridge
2741 Forest Ridge Drive, Unit 1-1 (Forest Ridge
Gated community w/guard posted, ocean/lake views, dock access, Condomiims) 2B1BA Dining in family room, open kitchen
paodc an l rvron W ishrDyr ancrps oto Condo miniurns) 2BR/IBA Dining in family room, open kitchen
patio/deck and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control & with closet pantry, carpet, ceramic tile and vinyl, uni blinds, covered
Assocdafion fees included. $1895 ,,, .
patio/deck. Clubhouse, tennis courts and conimunlty pool $800

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND
2040 Village Lane (Island Village Subdivision) 1587 sf COMMERCIALRENTALS
3BR/2BA townlihme on cul-de-sac with 2 master baths, one with Amelia Park'Towne Center Office space,,1,500 s.f. will divide
shower only, dining and living/great room, closet pantry, carpet and Atlantic Ave @ 14tli 1,600sf office $1,300/mo
vinvl tile. Mini-blinds, gas fireplace, covered patio/deck, water soften- 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg) individual offices
ir. Irrigation system and 2 car garage. Lawn care included. Available Centre Street & 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
December 1st. 1200 W 1799 US HWY 17 1196sf Commercial building, $1,500/mo.
1942 Springbrook Road (Egans Bluff Subdivision) 2064sf Sadler Road 625 sfbuilding on 1 acre lot. $1,500
,*BR 2BA Full Master bath, carpet and vinyl floors, cable/satellite TV S. 14th Street (Jasmine Plaza) Approx. 2400 sf. Commercial
ready, private yardcourtyard with fenced-in back yard and 2-car space S10/sf
garage. Available January 1st $1750 116 Centre St. 2900 s.f. $3,000r/mo.

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New carpet, washer and dryer with
unit. Tenant will be responsible for yard
upkeep. Must have verifiable
references, no exceptions! Small pets
allowed with non-refundable pet
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BEAUTIFUL OCEAN VIEW 3BR W/D
conn., Berber carpet, tile bath, ceiling
fans, decks overlooking ocean, like
new. No smoking. $1500/mo. 426 N.
Fletcher. (904)261-4127

1861 Vacation Rentals
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

S863 Office
PROFESSIONAL SPACE AVAILABLE
- Prime island location, 1050 sq. ft.,
A1A & Bailey Rd. (904)261-1058 or
206-2676
TWO-ROOM OFFICE SUITE above
Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo.
600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Space
- Offices, suites, studio space. In-
cludes 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

1864 Commercial/Retail
FOR RENT 2500sf Comm'l BIdg, Ig
1800sf room. All utilities except electric
included. $900/mo., 1st & last month +
$500 sec. dep. (904)424-3895



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95330 Spinaker 3792 sf. 4BR/3.5BA gorgeous
ocean view home located in the exclusive Amelia
Island community of Surrmaner Beach. Grand two'
story living room with fireplace, private
library/office w/fireplace, gourmet kitchen with
high end appliances. Master Suite offers separate
sitting room facing the ocean. Master bath
features separate vanities, large shower and
oversized jetted tub. Community Pool. Available
fully furnished. On Island. $3,500/mo

86459 Eastport 2059 sf. 4BR/3BA beauty in
golf course community of N Hampton. Lagoon
pool and spa with outdoor kitchen overlooking
well landscaped and fenced backyard. Big
upgraded kitchen with stainless appliances
overlooks Family Room with fireplace. Breakfast
area as well as formal Dining Room. Large
screened lanai. Two car garage. Community
amenities galore. Pets ok. Off Island. S1,895/mo

96130 Piney Island 1606 sf 3BR/3BA llorihda
beach style house located on Pincv Island just of
Amelia Island. Great upgraded Kitchen
overlooking the large Family Room. Downstairs
game room for family recreation. Two car garage.
Pets ok. Off Island. S1,550/mo

96928 Buccaneer 1591 sf. 3BR/2B-A Souclcnd
home located under the canopy of oaks on
Buccaneer Trail. Completely renovated but still
retains the original heart of pine walls and
ceilings. Three car garage. Pets ok. On Island.
S1,500/mo


86116 Caesars 1274 sf. 3BR/2BA house in
newly built subdivision. Well appointed kitchen
with eating area. Master suite with two closets.
Two car garage and irrigation system. Large
family room open to kitchen. Pets ok. Off
Island. S1,095/1mo

95136 Mobley Heights 1152 sf. 3BR/2BA
well maintained mobile home in quiet
.', i ll. Open floor plan with large Kitchen
overlooking the Family Room and new flooring
throughout. I ullv fenced one acre lot. Pets ok.
Off Island. S950/mo

75170 Johnson Lake 18'90 sf. 3BR/2BA
home in the quiet country setting of Johnson
Lake. New carpet, paint and more! Large fenced
yard with dock on the lake. Florida room
overlooking lake ;nd screen porch in front. Pets
ok. Off Island. Ss.T /tIo

314 S. 14th 1836 sf. 2BR/1.5BA ,Island
cortage home with oversized tfenced in back yard
and large deck itr en'crtaitiuing. Pets allowed. On
Is and SS/imo

Amelia Lakes 8(6 ,0'" 1 BR/I B \ ground floor
unit .t n \1chla .Lakes with new carpet
throgllAout. Open kiichcn, ceiling fans and
screened porch overlooking rthe lake. Pets ok.
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2BR/2BA Beautiful Ocean Views
Nip Galphin 277-6597


$150,000 -The Colony
MLS# 56355 --2BR/2BA
Nip Galphin 277 6597


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