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Paige Markwell. an employee at
Southern Touch, wears a "Rock
the Fourth" T-shirt that is being
sold as a fundraiser for the
annual fireworks show.


Pockthe


Fourth:


fireworks

money



raised

Sufficient funds have beep privately
raised to pay the $13,800 cost ofa Jtuly
Fourth fireworks show on the
F r narndir a l :.,.- l i-!'..'-I f1,ll
More than $15,000 had been raised
as of Thrwsdav Additional fund s will be
set aside for the '20K13 -.hw
"I am so proud to be a part of this
community.. . (This) was about a
community pulling together to achieve
a popular goal," said Tom Hughes,-
president of the Historic Fernandina
Business Association.
"Rock the 4th ?012'" T-shirts (while
supplies last) are $25, with proceeds
going to the fireworks fund. They are
available at Southern Touch, 301
Centre St. or the chamber of com-
merce, 961687 Gateway Blvd, Suite
101G.
The private fundraising effort
began 'after city commissioners
affirmed earlier this rointh the city
would not pay for the annual fireworks,
display on the Amelia riverfront.


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This oak tree was trimmed on the city golf course to accommodate safety for planes taking off and
landing at the municipal airport.


Airport tree plan advances
ANGELA DAUGHTRY -...- .
News-Leader :


City commissioners gave the go-
ahead Monday for a preliminary tree
management plan for the Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport. Residents
who attended the workshop. howev-
er, expris.sc-d doubts aboul the city's
plan for the airport itself, as well as its
potential program for airport trees.
City officials last year introduced
a plan to cut several thousand trees
at the airport due to safety, issues,
but residents in surrounding neigh-
borhoods raised objections and the
plan was dropped. In March.:htcity
permitted the felling ,ofone- pine tree
plus the priming of up to 25 oak trees
in an effoi t to improve the safety of
four runway approaches.
'According to a report by Andrew
Holesko of consulting' firm Passero
Associates, several species of trees
within rectangular areas around the
runways will eventually need to be
cut or trimmed, although the run-
way approaches are still safe for the
time being, he said.
The removal or trimming of trees
is a.regular activity at all Florida air-
poits, he said, in order to comply
with runway regulations and to
secure federal and .state grants. Once
a tree management plan is submitted
to the federal Department of
Transportation, Holesko said, grants
will become available to implement it
Holesko noted in the report the
plan would not include the trimming
or removal of trees on private prop-


erty, and there are no plans for run-
way extensions to accommodate air-
craft larger than the ones operating
at the airport today. Trees might be
cut along public rights of way.
"(TrEt growth) is something
that's recurring," Holesko said. "If
you don't deal with it (on a regular
basis), it will hit you every 20 years."
Holesko also noted some cities have
regular airport maintenance staff that
cut down small foliage on a regular
schedule, before it becomes a prob-
lem.
Holesko's report was partially
based on a study of airport trees by
Early McCall, a certified arborist.
According to McCall's June 15
report, 71 percent of trees growing
on airport property are pines, while
26 percent are oak. Other tree
species make up the remaining 3 per-
cent.
The five areas identified as having
the most potentially hazardous trees
were the Runway 22 approach, the
Runway 27 approach, the Runway 31
approach, the south transition for
Runway 27 and the transition
between Runway 22 and 27.
McCall. said the Runway 22


approach was especially problemat-
ic because of the number of tall pines
in the area. One stand of trees in the
area has pines 40-45 years old and in
The range of 75-110 feet tall. He also
noted tht stand has an estimated .
2012 harvest value of $58',000.'
" "The stand is mature 'and no
lorgi l",i c'id, ..,_i,-nrom' l growth
value," he wrote. "The site is very,
thick with pine straw.(fuel load) and
a fire in that very mature stand ...
could potentially be devastating to
the residents of the Simmons Cove
subdivision." The runway approach,
he said, also encroaches on the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club.'
"It appeal s the FAA will require
most of the tall pines to be removed,"
he wrote of the area north of Runway
27. "However, there were some, nice
live oaks in the understory that
should be left as will be under the
FAA height.restrictions.".
Sam Lane, a member of the
Airport Advisory Commission, said,
one option would be for the city to
eliminate the instrument approach
at Runway 4-22, whih is the only
TREES Continued on 3A


City aims to jump-start CRA


ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader
City commissioners conceded Tuesday that their
Community Redevelopment Area. in downtown
Fernandina Beach needs more attention, and that an advi-
sory board should be formed to address it.
The CRA was created in 2005.as a way to spur devel-
opment in the downtown waterfront area and a few
blocks upland. Given the economic recession, it has not
done so. .
A CRA is a special taxing district set up by munici-
palities with the goal of eliminating blight and enhanc-
ing the tax base to bring more revenues for improvement
to the area. The city's CRA comprises about 40 acres and'
56 properties near the city's riverfront, with public/pri-
vate ownership about evenly divided.
After a CRA is created, property values within the area
are "frozen" from the first year on, and any incremental
tax revenues from an increase in -property values go
into a CRA trust fund. The trust fund is then used to
finance public infrastructure improvements, which
enhance property values and spur private development.
Fernandina Beach's CRA has brought in virtually
no funds, however, because the financial crash that


began in 2007 stopped developers from investing in the
area.
City Planner Kelly Gibson presented commission-'
ers at Tuesday's meeting with follow-up to some ques-
tions they had asked at an earlier workshop regarding
the CRA.
Questions included whether the base year of the
CRA should be re-set, whether the CRA should, be
expanded, whether the city commission should contin-
'ue to be the CRA agency and how often the .agency
should meet.
Commissioner Charles Corbett asked what the pur-
pose of the CRA is, since very few properties, if any, have
benefited from it. Vice Mayor Jeffrey Bunch, also asked
why the CRA should be continued.
"When it was started in 2005, there was a boom
going on," Bunch said. "What could be the harm in
doing away with the CRA. until times get better? It's not
collecting any money. Maybe we should wait a year or
two years down the road."
But Commissioner Tim Poynter said the CRA isn't
really costing the city anything, and still has potential to
spur development downtown.
CRA Continued on 3A


'Tommy Seagraves is a
12-year-old with a badge
... (Deputies) are a pawn
in a game of a 12-year-old
with a badge.'




Johnson:


DUI? 'it's


political'

GARRETTPELICAN
News-Leader
The wornan driving on Amelia
Island Parkway was so concerned
about the behavior of the driver in front
of her that she called 911.
"Hi, I'm on Amelia Island Parkway
and I'm behind a car that almost... he's.
been weaving in and out of traffic and
he almost hit a car going head-on," the
caller said "I think he might be drunk"
The woman told the dispatcher she
observed the blue Toyota SUV "drive
off the roadway into ih: median" as
she followed it until a volunteer with th,;
Nassau County Sheriff's. Office took
up the pursuit. .
Deputies took over once the SUV
reached Miner Road and followed it
to what turned out to'
be the driveway of
Nassau County
Commission Chair
Stacy Johnson on
Sand Hickory Trail.
There, unsteady
on her feet, occa-
sionally slurring her
words and repealing Johnson
herself, a feisty
.hjhnson cliallenge.cl -d
'"adepuy.w'ho t i..l lu g.:t herto per-
fii in a field sobi leh' test and said she
, a:s noit drl'iirig nd ric'r the influence of
alcohol.
She was set up by political oppo-
nents, Johnson told deputies as they
arrested her for DUI Friday night after
her drive home to Yulee, from Slider's
restaurant on the island. They were
p:wyn-." in a political '.,n_.piiacy led
.by Nassau County 'Sheriff Tommy
Seagraves, she told them. '
"I hate thisjob," Johnson said, sob-
bing from the back seat of a police
cruiser. "I hate this county. I hate it."
Details surrounding the commis-
sioner's arrest emerged this week with
the release of recordings captured by'
deputies' dashboard cameras and the
911 dispatcher.
Johnson, 38, has declined to com-
ment on the record. She has, however;
defended herself on Twitter against
the criticism of her constituents, some
of whom have called for her resigna-
tion.
"Listen to the entire audio," Johnson
tweeted Wednesday. "Taken outof con-
.text I LOVE the people I serve I
HATE the dirty politics." o ,
"Thank you. It's unfair to be tried in
the media and court of public opinion
without all the facts," Johnson tweet-
ed to one supporter.who told the com-
missioner she deserved the presump-
tion of innocence.
Johnson's attorney has told local
media her arrest was part of a political
conspiracy against her and her weaving
was due to her using her cell phone to
text, not because she was driving under
the influence.
In the video,'Johnson refused to
perform field sobriety tests just prior to
her arrest She also can be heard ear-
lier in the tape refusing to take a field
sobriety and a breath test before
deputies asked for either.
"I'm not going to blow," she said.
"I'm not going to walk any line." -
She repeatedly complains that she
is the victim of a political vendetta and
expresses disbelief when Deputy
Cedric Arline tells her she is being
JOHNSON Continued on 3A


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pines to be removed'north ofRunway 27.
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FRIDAY. JUNE 22.2012 NEWS News-Leader


Summer safety tips for boaters

ALEXANDRIA, Va. "Boating and quickly in critical situ- realize how quickly hypothermia 1h
swimming often go hand-in-hand," says nations. With up to in. In one case from New England,
BoatUS Director of Damage Avoidance about'50 percent of all who was drinking beer on a sunny.
Bob Adriance, "but adding alcohol to that adult drownings fell overboard, but the cold waters
mix can lead to some unintended out- involving alcohol, ly prevented him from climbing ba
comes." .. BoatUS has the fol- aboard. He tried to swim to shore 1
Charged with combing through the lowing information never made it.
BoatUS Marine Insurance Claims files to that all boaters should Sudden cooling of the skin ca


identify unsafe boating behaviors and
help boaters avoid injury or accidents,
Adriance knows what he's talking about
"People know not to drink and drive a
boat, but they don't always know that it's
not a good idea to drink and swim," he
added.
Buried deep in the claims files,
Adriance comes across a story about a
group of friends having drinks at a
Florida resort that decided to go for a
moonlit tour of the harbor. At-midnight,
despite choppy seas and 20-knot winds,
their boat is allowed to drift while several
jump in. Unfortunately, winds quickly
sweep the boat away, so the captain
"backs down" on the swimmers in the
water to get everyone back aboard.
Amazingly, no one is hurt except for a 40-
year-old woman later identified as a
good swimmer who is'simply never
fodnd.
It's no secret that alcohol often causes
people to take unwise risks while at the
same time inhibiting their ability? to think


know:
1 Medical researchers have found
that combining alcohol and swimming
without taking in sufficient carbohydrates
can be dangerous. In the Florida case, it
is believed that the woman had only a
salad and two glasses of white wine fo'
dinner, but when adding the exercise of a
midnight swim, she may have developed
hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, which
causes weakness and confusion.
U.S. Coast Guard tests have shown
that environmental stressors sun, wind,
wave motion, vibration and glare -, can
slow a boat operator's reaction.time and
make them prone to more errors..This
fatigue reduces an operator's reaction
time as much as drinking alcohol alone.
However, when you combine the two, it
can lead to boaters missing 10 times as
many "cues" as those who are only
exposed to the environmental stressors '
alone. ,
,* Alcohol also inhibits the body's sig-
naling system so that swimmers may not


CIS Nassau seeks


VISTA volunteers


Through a partnership with
the AmeriCorps VISTA pro-
gram, Communities In Schools -
Nassau has three openings for
VISTA volunteer service. VISTA
volunteers receive work expe-
rience, a living stipend, health-
care, and tuition assistance.
The applicationdeadline is June
29. .
VISTA volunteers gain work
experience (depending on inter-
ests and, skills) working in one
or more of the following areas:
marketing, fundraising, special
event planning and leadership,
team-building, data mhnage-
ment, volunteer recruitment,
volunteer management, com-


The Great Southern Tailgate
Cook-off on Amelia Island is
accepting entries for the third
annual beachside barbecue
event, Aug. 24-25. Teams can
register through Aug. 15 and
pay online at www.gstailgate-
cookoff.com (after Aug. 1 fee
increases $15).
A Kansas City Barbeque
Society sanctioned, event and
Florida State
Championship contest, the
Great Southern Tailgate Cook-
off will be hbld at
Main Beach. A mix of pro-
fessional and amateur (back-
yard) teams will compete for
more than $20,000 in prize
money and trophies.
Fee is; $100 per backyard


munity development, business
writing, public speaking,
resource coordination, social
services, and community lead-
ership.
Through the AmeriCorps
program, VISTAs receive a liv-.
ing stipend,, fully paid basic
healthcare and a $5,275 tax-free
education award, among other
benefits. Candidates' must be.
18 or older with some college
(two-year degree preferred),
and ,be able to pass a Level t2
FBI background check.
For more information, or to
apply, visit www.CISNassau.
org/Careers 'or call (904)
321-2000.


(amateur) team and $250 for
each professional team. The
professional competition will
consist of four meat categories:
chicken, ribs, pork butts and
brisket, while the backyard
teams will compete in chicken'
and ribs.
Enter a Best Sauce and Best
Dessert category for an addi-
tional $25. A People's Choice
prize of $200 will be awarded
to one team. The event will also
feature live entertainment,.a
kids' area and more.
To register a team or for
information visit www.gstail-
gatecookoff.com. Follow
AmeliaIslandBBQ on Twit-
ter or like AmeliaIslandBBQ on
Facebook for updates.


Free meals for kids


Nutritionally balanced meals
are provided to all children dur-
ing summer vacation when
school breakfasts and lunches
are not available.
All children 18 and younger,
if open site, are eligible for
meals at no charge. The fol-
lowing sites-are open weekdays-


Rusell1, ohs on


from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:
' SouLhside Elementary,
1112 Jasmine St.
Yulee Elementary, 86063
Flemor Road, Yulee
Callahan Elementary,
449618 Hwy. 301, Callahan
Hilliard Middle-Senior
High, One Flashes Ave., Hilliard
The Fernandina Beach
Recreation Department partic-
ipates in the Summer Food
Service Program through Aug.
3. Meals are served from 11:30
a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday at the MLK Jr. Center,
1200 Elm St. Call 277-7355.


as set
a man
day
quick-
,ck
but
n also


cause caloric labyrinthitis and/or hyper-
ventilation. An inner ear disturbance,
caloric labyrinthitis causes disorientation,
leading some swimmers to become con-
fused on which way is up.
Hyperventilation can also cause a swim-
mer to "breathe in" water.
Know what drowning looks like:
someone who is drowning lacks lung
capacity to call for help. Drowning vic-
tims move their arms as though climbing
a ladder, taking quick gulps of air before
slipping back under. In an adult, this can
last up to a minute before the victim
never resurfaces a child may only do
this for 20 seconds.
Never jump overboard before ensur-
ing the depth of the water and knowing
thatit's free of underwater hazards such
as rocks, shoals, stumps or other struc-
tures. Also pick swimming areas away
from boating traffic and strong currents.
It's always best to anchor, shut down the
motor, and deploy the boarding ladder
before going in


WEEKLY UPDATE


Last call for debris
Tropical Storm Beryl debris pickup will be completed
throughout Nassau County this afternoon. Nassau County
will continue to accept yard debris at the Road and Bridge
facility located at 3163 Bailey Road until 4:30 p.m. Monday,
June 25 Debris should be vegetative, cut small and left
loose. Household waste and garbage bags will not be
accepted.
For information contact Nassau County Engineering
Services at 491-7330 or Road and Bridge at 491-7334, or
e-mail debris'@nassaucount)ytl.com.


Blood drive
The Fernandina Pirates
Club will host a blood drive
on June 23 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
in the island Publix parking
lot. They will hold a drawing
for'a Kindle Fire at the end
of the drive. Visit www.igive-
blood.com to learn more.
Breakfast series
Family Support Services
df North Florida (FSS) will
spotlight Candy Flavored
Tobacco and Other Tricks
Used to Attract and Addict
Young Users at the Breakfast
Learning Series June 26 at 9
a.m. .at the Nassau County
office, 87001 Professional
Way in Yulee. Educating and
empowering teens will also
be discussed.
Local youth members of
Students Working Against
Tobacco (SWAT) will pres-
ent the program in conjunc-
tion with the Nassau County
Health Department.
Networking and continental
breakfast begin-at 8:30 a.m.;
program from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
For information or to reg-
ister contact: FSS.BLS.Nas
sau@fssnf.org or 225-5347.
Healthy Nassau
Partiiership for a
Healthier Nassau invites the
community to join it to
review the Community
Health Impiovement Plan
from 2-4 p.m. June 26 at the
Nassau Room, Building 30 at
the Betty P. Cook Nassau'
Center, Florida State College
at Jacksonville, 76346
William Burgess Blvd.,
Yulee. Topics will include
access to care; behavioral
health; chronic disease,
injury and violence; and
maternal and child health.
For information cal 548-1800,
ext. 5299.
Fretesting
Free HIV counseling and
testing will be offered by the
Coalition for the Reduction/
Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health
(CREED), in partnership
with the Nassau 'County
Health Department, from 4-8
'p.m. June 30 at 1556 Gregg
St. in American Beach.
For more information
concerning local HIV
testing sites contact the
health department at 548-
1800.
The U.S. Centers for


Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) estimates
that one out of five people liv-
ing with HIV in the U.S. is,
unaware of their HIV status.
HIV counseling and testing ,
enables people with HIV to
take steps to protect their
own health and that of their ,
partners, and helps people
who test negative to get the
information they need to stay
uninfected.
Libraries closed
The Nassau. County
Public Library System will 7
be closed on Wednesday,
July 4 for the Independence
Day holiday. Book drops will
remain open.
Food program
The University of Florida
Extension Service is offering,
a Master Food and Nutrition
Education program designed
to provide food' and nutrition
training for selected individu-
als in' Florida. Training will
be held at the Duval County
Cooperative Extension
Service on Wednesdays,
Aug. 1-Oct 3. Your County
Extension agent will trans-
*port potential volunteers on
most training days to the
site. Sessions are from 9:30
a.m.-4 p.m. A $75 charge cov-
-ers i-b supplies.-
Contact Extension Agent
Meg McAlpine at 491-7340
or connor@ufl.edu.
Advocates wanted
Florida's Long-Term
Care Ombudsman Program
needs volunteers to join its
corps of dedicated advocates
who protect the rights of eld-
ers who live in nursing
homes, assisted living facili-
ties and adult family care
homes.
The program's local coun-
cils are seeking additional
volunteers to identify, investi-
gate and resolve residents'
concerns.
Training and certification
is-provided. To learn more
call toll-free 1-888-831-0404
or visit http://ombudsman.
myflorida.com.
Duplicate bridge
Join other players
Thursday at 9 a.m. at the
Peck Center for a friendly
game of duplicate bridge.
Bring your own partner or
they will find one for you. '
For information call 261-
7297.


LOOKING BACK


50
YEARS


25
YEARS


10
YEARS


Graduating seniors of Yulee High School, Class
of 1962, were enjoying a class trip to Washington,
D.C.
June 21, 1962

A black bear weighing about 400 pounds was
spotted roaming yards in Callahan, but otherwise
doing no harm.
June 25, 1987

The Nassau County Commission voted unani-
mously to use $575,000 in reserve funds to cover a
budget shortfall, citing a consistent decline in inter-
est rates since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
June 21, 2002


Ethelyn Kyzer
Ethelyn Kyzer, age 84, of
Fernandina Beach passed
away at her home on Tuesday,
June 19,2012.
-. ], Ethelyn
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was Dorn on
October 19,
1927 in Fer-
nandina Beach,
to the late A.
Foster and
Pearl Johnson
Dougherty.
Mrs. Kyzer leaves behind
her her husband of 52 years,
Gene A. Kyzer, a daughter,
Terry (Norman) Knight, a son,'
Kelly (Amanda) Kyzer; sister,
Jodyce Gould, two grandsons,
Jeff and Jason Knight, two
granddaughters, Kaelynn and
Gracie Kyzer, all of Fernandina
Beach. She also-leaves behind
maV 'lovirig nieces, nephews.
cousins and Mriends.
Funeral services will be.
held on Monday at 11:00 AM at
the' Memorial ULnited
Methodist Chfiurch with Dr.
Rev. Bret Opalinski officiat-
ing. The. Helen Phinney
,Sunday school class will serve
as honorary pallbearers. The
family will receive friends after
the service in Maxwell Hall'
In lieu of flowers, the fami-
ly suggests that memorial con-
tributions be made tor
Community -Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
Florida 32257.
Please share her life story
and leave condolences at
www.oxleyheard.com. .,
Oxley-Heard FuneralDirecoqrs

MOrin Hardy Main
Mr. Orrin Hardy Main, 81,
of Fernandina Beach Florida,
died peacefully in his home orn
June 4,2012 following along ill-
ness. '
The elder son of Orrin
William and Constance Main,.
he was born on November 9,,
1930 in
Montclaair,
New Jersey.
His education
through high
school, from
which he grad-
uated-in 1949,
was in the Montclair Public
Schools. He completed a post-
graduate year at Mt. Hermon
FShool, 'it lernone,
.r ssachusetts and raduiaed
with the Class of 1950. Mr.
Main attended Ursinus
College, Collegeville,
Pennsylvania where he
received a B.A. degree in 1954.
He received his Master's
Degree in Mineral Economics,
from. Pennsylvania State
University, in 1958. He com-
pleted additional work towards
his doctorate degree at Penn
State. His professional work
included market research and
logistics management at
Freeport Sulphur Company,
Freeport Indonesia; now
Freeswort Mac Moran, New
York City and New Orleans.
His exciting career'brought
him to Indonesia including the
province of Irian Jaya, where
he traveled to often and lived
for several years.
Mr. Main remained a dedi-
cated, accomplished and self-
less public servant throughout
his life, serving on many local
town boards and committees,
in New Jersey, Louisiana, and
Nassau County, Florida. He'
served in the United States
Army for two years, stationed
in Germany. mil
Mr. Main is survived by his
first wife, Carol Anne Morgan
Becker of Ormond Beach,
Florida and their three chil-
dren: Douglas Bruce Main
(JoEllen) of Bopnton, New
Jersey, Mary Constance Main
of Wellesley and Monument
Beach, Massachusetts, Orrin
.Morgan Main (Lillie) of
Kinnelon, New Jersey, and
grandchildren Andrew
Morgan Main, Michael
Douglas Main, Austin Main
Brooks, Avery Hamilton
Brooks, Orrin Paul Main,
Alexis Main and her daughter,
Ella Marie. Mr. Main is also
survived by his son from his
second marriage, Brent Jones
Main (Molly) of Yulee, Florida,
and is survived by his brothel;
Frank Proctor Main (Joan) of
Tulsa, Oklahoma and by two
nephews, Frank Proctor Main,
11 of Chicago, Illinois, and
Robert Allen Ramsdell Main
of, New South Wales, Australia.


Grief support ongoing


Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida offers an
open-ended grief support
group for.adults who have
experienced the death of a
loved one. The group meets
every second and fourth
Thursday of the month from
1-2:30 p.m. at the Nassau
County Council on Aging,


1367 South 18th St. '
Community Hospice sup-
port groups create a safe and
comfortable environment
where you can bond with oth-
ers who have experienced a
similar loss.
For information call
Joanne Bernard,'LCSW, at
(904) 407-6811.


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Mr. Main was predeceased
by his second wife of 25 years;
Judith Jones Main of Corpus
Christie, Texas, who died at
the Northeast Community
Hospice Center at Shands
Memorial Hospital in
Jacksonville, Florida, in June
of 2011, following a long battle
with Multiple Sclerosis.
Memorial donations may
be made in .his memory to
Community Hospice of
Northeast'Florida, Foundation
Department, 4266 Sunbeani
Road, Jacksonville, Florida,
32257, (904) 407-6500.
The family of Mr. Main
.would like to thank his dear
neighbors, friends, and com-
Smunity associates for their lov-
ing support throughout his ill-
ness; their assistance and
friendship were invaluable. A
heart-felt thank you also is
extended to the kind and pro-
fessional support he received
,through the Community
Hospice program, in particu-
lar, from Sue Murphy, RN, and
Grant Wheeler, M DIV.
Mr. Main lived his life with
passion, optimism and adven-
ture. He-embraced life to its
fullest, enjoying nature, pho-
tography, gardening, reading,
sailing, music and community
service.- He was intellectually
curious and never stopped
learning. He was. a dedicated
husband, father, grandfather
agd great-grandfather who
loved without reserve, and was
loved 'in equal measure.
S'"It is better to climb the
.mountain to see the world,
than for the world to see you."
Qrrin, you are on top of the
mountain now. We miss you.

Edward F McQueen
Mr. Edward F. "Eddie"
McQueen, 75, of Fernandina
Beach, Fla. passed away at his
residence Wednesday evening,;
June 20,2012.
Born in New Bedford,
Mass., he wasd
the sonna of the
,1 late Kermit
and oLydia
McQueen. He
grew up in
New Bedford
Jacksonville, Fla. and moved to
Fern Ferdinandin Beach with his par-
ents hin 1954.He graduated
fi oghth Street in Fernandina
Beach. He also purchased a








farm in Nassau County where
Cochran, Ga. Mr. McQueI e
went to work with the anhods ranch.
Furniture was aCotive ipany busin
Jacksonville, Fla. and became
mana electedf Mather Furniture
Co. i Fernandernandin Beach each.Inamber
1964,of Commeropened McQueen
Furniture Company on South
Eighth Streetina BFernandina
Beach. He also purchased a
farm in Nassau County where
he raised cattle. In 1985 he
closed the store to devote full-
time to his farm and ranch.
He was active in business
d civiMc affairs and Michan 1971 he
Was elected president of the
Fernandina Beach, Flhamber
ofaughtCommerse. Mr. McQueen
was Past Master of Amelia
Lodge #47 E & A.M. and was
Past District Deputy of the
Demolay.; hiwasa member ofd
Morocco Shrine Temple and
Scthe Fernandina BeachShrine
Club. He attended the First
Baptist oChurch.
He leaves behidhisen and thrife,
the former Mary Ewillen Crisp;
his sons, David C, McQueen of
New Waverly, Tx., Steven K
(Rene) McQueen ofA San
Antonio, Tx., Patrick E.
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JOHNSON
Continued from A4
investigated for DUI.
"Are you kidding?" Johnson
said. "You know what's going
on. This is, like, all political. I'm
not even playing."
"No ma'am, it's not," Arline
replied.
"OK," Johnson said.
"It has nothing to do about
being political," Arline said. "I
can smell the odor of an alco-
holic beverage emitting from
your breath."
"Really?" the commissioner
asked.
"I sure do," Arline replied.
Johnson tries to call an'attor-
ney on her cell phone but Arline
takes it away from her until she
is booked. She repeatedly asks,


him to give it back. "I want my'
phone," she said petulantly.
Johnson told the deputy she
is followed, and pulled over
"every other night," culminating
in the following exchange:
"I've had nothing but crap,"
she said. "I've been pulled over,
like, you don't even know."
"I don't know. This is my first
time dealing with you," Arline
responded.
The commissioner told the
deputy that her arrest, like a
previously reported drunken
incident at The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island on March 9, was
part of a plot to discredit her.
She is "absolutely" being.
framed and Seagraves was
behind it, Johnson tells him.
Once in handcuffs, Johnson
shifted gears and asked if she


could take the field sobriety
exercises but Arline told her it
was too late, she had forfeited
her chance.
"I'll take a sobriety test," she
said, crying. "I thought I could
say no and I'd be OK I'm telling
you right now I'll take a sobriety
test. I don't care. I don't want to
go to jail. I have three kids. I'll
take a sobriety test right now."
Seated in the back of a police
car, Johnson appeared to find
comfort in the presence on the
lawn of her small white dog,
which she spoke to at length
while tapping on a window;
"Hey baby, hey baby, hey baby."
"I'm hot," she's heard telling
nobody in particular at one
point At another she said, "It's
all about politics. People can't
handle me out here. They want


to handle me, but they can't han-
dle this." -
Still apparently alone in the
back of the car, Johnson said,
"Tommy Seagraves is a 12-year-
old with a badge, and I'm in the
back of a cop car and I don't
know what's going on. I just
want to pee, I want to get my
hands out of the handcuffs and
I want an attorney because this
was bound to happen eventual-
ly."
On the drive to the jail,
Johnson told deputies they were
unwitting pawns'in the sheriffs
game. "Whether you realize it
or not, you are a pawn in a game
of a 12-year-old with a badge....
You are a pawn whether you
realize it or not, and if you feel
gdod about this, you. can just
sleep on your pillow every


night."
It is not until she arrives at
the Nassau County Jail that
Johnson realizes she is .being'
videotaped and recorded.
Once at the jail, the com-
missioner declined to take a
breath test, according to the
police report.
Florida's implied consent
laws state that the privilege of a
driver's license requires that
motorists agree to submit to
breath tests in the event of a
drunk driving arrest. Refusal to
take the test means the driver's
license is suspended for one
year.
Johnson,'like other drivers,
would be entitled to a formal
hearing by the state-Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles to review her


arrest and determine whether
she may keep her license or
lose it.
. Neither Johnson nor the
,other woman involved in the
flap. at The Ritz-Carlton was
charged with a crime, despite
the commissioner's allegation
that she was punched in the
face by the other .woman and
the sheriff's accusation that
Johnson tried to have the mat-
ter kept from the media. Part of
that spat, when Johnson
obstructs traffic in the resort's
driveway, was recorded by hotel
cameras.
Johnson withdrew from her
reelection bid after, that inci-.
dent. .Hey term expires in
December unless she resigns
or is removed from office by
Gov. Rick Scott.


TREES
Continued from 1A
runway the FAA provides for
"That would require a steeper
slope and save a number o0
trees," he said. Another option,
he said, would be to close the
runway and allow the trees tc
stay,
Holesko encouraged com-
missioners to.i "look at the
long term" and determine what
type of airport facility the city
should have. "The vision is, you
take care of the trees, you don't
get rid of the runway," he sAid.
."You can make that proposal
'(to eliminate a runway). but youu
won't be following your own
Plann" .. ::
Vice Mayor Jeffrey Bunch
said he was not in favor of shori-
ening any runways, butthat ihe
was concerned about the noise
buffer that would disappear if
many trees were cut down.
"(We should) plant trees that
are well below grade to keep
the noise out of the neighbor-
hood," Bunch said "I hate to
say it, but part of our obligalio n


to the federal government is'to
maintain (the airport) at the
same time they're giving us
. money."
r Resident Mike Meadows
f also noted the trees are both
, wind and noise barriers.
"' Holesko said-grant money
would not be available all at
ohtce, but that "the FDOT does
not like to keep grants open for
years and years."
t '"He also noted the FDOT
would soon %want to know what
the city's plan was fro the air-
port tr_'es, and that the agency
has funds available this year It:
would be possible, he said, for
the trees to be removed in year-
ly phases if that was hat com-
nii-ssioners wanted ;m 'b -
I don't tel I comfortable."
said ..resident Barbara
Farnsworth, who served on an
airport evaluation committee.
f "There is a contingent of (air-
port) u ers who believewe are
still getting instrument
approaches. I need to know
whal is really going on ... More
trees come down 'with instru-
ment approaches."


"I would lie if I said I guar-
antee '(no more instrument
approaches)," Mayor Arlene
Filkoff said. She noted the com-
mission could 'be made up of
"different players" after
November's election.
"I think'people are saying,
let's have a master (airport)
plan without- instr rn-nt
approaches,"' Lane said. "The
next coonmiSi,-,n can change
it." ..
"Thosetrecd sti ckiri.g up are
a barrier for plans conmir. in,"
Lane said: "Tlhey are obstacles
and a hazard t-, tlighl the ceal-
ity is. we n,. _d to make it 'iJe for
everyone.
"I would recommend you
prepare your plan and submit it'
(to the FDOT)," Holesko said.
'The true test will be after tllh
next inI-pection .
Cjrmirniissiorir'. aL'eTd I rof-
icially i visit the nil port prop-
eriy to view the life, poibleni
finst-hand. and ro have Hol-ko
gu forwal d with a preliminary
plan for ihe management .f air-
port trees.
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CRA Continued from ZA
"Nothing's : happening
because nothing's happening,"
Poynter said. "The economy
tanked and so did the project.
I'd hate to dissolve it and go
through it again when values
are higher."
.Gibson notedresetting the
year of the CRA was relatively
simple, but expanding it or
reestablishing it was much
mY4e complicated arnd 'uld
lake ,e raiii rn m,.,nhl of 'staff
*time. She also said any changes
to the CRA do not require coun-
ty approval, but she recom-.
mended a discussion with the
County anyway. ,.
"The county has to go along
with uis, whether they approve
it or not," she said.
Mayor Arlene Filkoff said
sh6 would like tho see "some.
sort of effort" made to get the
CRA going. "We've met once.
in six years, so it's not getting a
lot of focus," she said.
i.. (ibson said city staff has
put several programs.in place,
such as a density bonus pro-
gram, that would make the
CRA more desirable for devel-
opers who want to invest in it.
"We've gotten some thifigs
in place for development if it
.happen,." Gibson said. "You


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have to take an active role and
be involved with property own-"
ers every day ... and provide
them with direction and
resources to accomplish their
goals." She also said the CRA
could benefit from a "point
person or people, ideally some-
one identifiable in the commu-
nity."
According to Gibson's pres-
entation, a CRA advisory board'
would be tasked with review-
ing th,-e CRA plan. developing a
i t-1 >- I li i ar i ng a r l'l,.t-
ing plan and communication
strategy and' becoming a source
for information on CRA activi-
ties.
"Nobody's working on it,"
resident Lou Goldman com-
plained. "You should have two
more people who would deal)
with developers." He also noted
there are 200 CRAs in Florida,
some of them in towns as small
as Fernanadina Beach.
"You should change the
base year and expand it to
Eighth Street," Goldman said,


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cuss forming an advisory board
at their nitmeing in July. City
AManager.Joe Gerrity said he
would talk with County
Manager Ted Selby about the
possibility of re-setting the base
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Ferriandina Beach Mayor
Arlene Filkoff has encouraged
city residents to visitwith her
each of the next three
Wednesday to discuss city
issues.
These informal sessions
are in addition.to her regular
evening meetings on the first
Thursday of each month.
"I believe it is our respon-
sibility to inform thebcommu-
nity on what your government
is doing," Filkoff said. "I
know that evenings are not
convenient for everyone, so
I'm trying something new -
not changing the first
Thursday -just adding some-
thing.
"I'd like the opportunity to
meet with anyone who would
like to know more about
the issues facing the city as"
well as hear about some of-
the work going on these
days."
Filkoff will be available at
10:30 a.m.: on these
Wednesday:


June 27 Jean Ribault
Pocket Park (between the cof-
fee shop and Sea Breeze).
July 11 City marina -
bench beneath Brett's.
July 18- Gazebo at Main
Beach..
"Look for the white bal-
loon. I'll be the one holding
it. If this works out, I'll sched-
ule more meetings in the
future," Filkoff said.,
Her next Thursday
evening meeting is scheduled
for 7 p.m. July 5 at the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department Community
Room, 1525 Lime St. These ,
meetings are for citizens to
ask questions on various top-
ics, Citizens may attend just to
listen.
., Filkoff said if residents and
their neighbors or homeown-
ers' association or, organIiza.
tions wish her to attend a
meeting to share information
or discuss issues, contact
her at afilkoff@fbfl.org or
583-8629.


FRIDAY JUNE 22, 2012 NEWS News-Leader


SHEATHERA. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Petco customer advisor Forrest Stene went through
intensive training to learn about many animals,
including this ferret.


Accounting major


loves animals


HEATHER A.PERRY
News-Leader
Forrest Stene moved. here
from Key West four years ago and
enjoys his new hometown of
Yulee. "It's a small, growing com-
munity that cares for each other."
As an accounting major at UNF
in Jacksonville, Stene appreciates
the flexibility of his work hours.
"Petco wants you to go to
school and better yourself.'"
Stene says, working with pets
and people is a, fun way to earn a
living.
"The customers are great and
we get to see the pets daily," said
Stene, who went through special
training to be knowledgeable
about all the critters for which
Petco customers are shopping.
"People bring in all kinds of
pets, not just cats and dogs. We've
also seer pigs and chickens and a
variety of reptiles. Sometimes peo-.
ple bring in baby squirrels or.
other babies they've rescued and


we're able to point them toward
organizations that can help," said
Stene, who. started his Petco
career in the grooming center.
"People called ivanting to know
if we could wash their horse or
. their guinea pig but no, we don't
do that."
A member of Alpha Sigma Pi at
UNF, a p ofessional organization
, dedicated to the promotion and
stimulation of greater interest in
the accounting profession, Stene
also'volunteers at the Jacksonville
Humane Society and enjoys going
to the beach when he's not work-
ing or going to school.
Stene shares his Yulee home
with rescued companions Buddy,
a boxer; Handsome, a
Pomeranian; and a six-month-old
kitten named .Kibby.
Petco is located.at 463713 State
Road 200. Business hours are
Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-9
p.m. and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.
Phone 225-0014 or visit Petco.com.'
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POLITICS
IN BRIEF

Democratic Club
The Democratic Club of
Amelia Island is scheduled
to meet Tuesday at the
Fernaridina Beach Golf
Club. The doors open at 6
p.m. with dinner starting at
7 p.m. To reserve,, send a
check for $15/person to
DCAI, RO. Box 1153,
Fernandina Beach FL
32035, or drop off a check
at the Democratic Club
headquarters on the corner
of Eighth and Date streets.
For more infti:tlllti n, orto
reserve by phone or e-mail,
call Carla Voisard at wJe.-I
849-7076,or send email to
csvoisard@gmail.com.
Candidate debates
Nassau Patriots Tea
Party is scheduled to host
public debates for Nassau
County Sheriff candidates
and Nassau County
Commission candidates,
next month. Sheriff candi-
dates will debate July 13
and county commission
candidates July 27.
The debates are sched-
uled to take place at the
Ferpandina Beach Police
Department training room,n
125 Lime St, beginning,
with a meet and greet from
6:30-7 p.m. The debates will
take place from 7-9 p.m,
Nassau Patriots Tea
Party is a nonpartisan, non-
profit organization of con-
cerned county citizens pro-
moting civic education,
conservative values and
spending within our gov-
ernment and institutions'
means. More information i.
at http://nassaupatriots.
ning.com/. ..
Firefighters for
Hickox
The Nassau County Fire
Union has endorsed Mike
Hickox, candidate for
Nassau County Property
Appraiser. .
"I come from a faniily of
firefighters", said Hickox.
'"I have a tremendous
amount of respect for those
individuals who put their
lives on the line to ensure
our safety.,Having the ire
u 6 io n's suppdiltsleans $.& Y
great deal to me and this-, '\
campaign."
" To learn more about
Hickox visit his website at
www.votehickox2012.com.


Big fu
Good things come in small
packages is a phrase that has
been around as long as I can
remember. Nothing exhibits
this more than an engagement
ring accepted by a blushing
bride to be. In that smaller cars
are here and will be coming to
our future, it seems like a good,
time to look at classic small-car
examples. This is an unscien-
tific list that I crafted lying in
bed trying to, go to sleep. I got
up, went to the kitchen and jot-
ted these down. Ten people
would have 10 different lists,
but these are good ones. Most
have been staples for decades
and continue to be desired.
In no particular order, here
we go:
1) Volkswagen Beetle. I had
a '67, with a functioning 8-track
and loved driving it. This icon-
ic model has been around since
the '60's in our country. Their
$1,995 offer made for an effec-
tive print ad. Newly redesigned
and still popular, this is a good
place to start '
2) Corvette. Introduced in
1953, this car was ahead of its
time for; decades. Cathy Pear-
;oil. a myii high school in Wil-
mrington, N.C., had a new one
and was a rock star. They ele-
Sated a lot f people's status and
hupetully still put a spring in
the step of the primarily north of.
50 buyers They are a valued
collector car and an enduring
nameplate
.3 CivicCorolla These two
small cars deservt credit for
decades of staying power and
big sales volumes. They set the
bar for small cars and I believe
are the best values at their
respective franchises. Compet-
ition from home and abroad will
challenge their prominence,. but
they are still small car leaders..,
4) Mini Coopei. These little
cars are hot right now. New
models are being introduced-
and the limited dealer body is
slowly growing. I notice cars
and they seem to be multiplying
like rabbits. Good resale and a
BMW tie-in help make this a
popular. small, sporty choice for
this millennium "
5) Ferrari. Who was cooler
,than Magnum PI in his red
Ferrari? When you pull up to
valet parking at a Ruth's Chris

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vette on ster-
oids, the Fer-
rari is still the
super-car of
choice.
6) Must-
KEFFER'S ang/Camaro.
CORNER Another joint
recognition
example for
Rick Keffer their similari-
ties. Mus-
tangs were introduced in '64
and Camaros came out in '67.
Two noteworthy success sto-
ries that endure today. There
were so many famous versions
of these cars, like Boss
Mustangs and Z28 Camaros,
that I can't begin to do them
justice. They both were instant
classics.
7) Mercedes SL I sold these
new from '78 to '88 and was
always intrigued with the cus-
tomers who had the pocketbook
to invest in these two-seater lux-
ury/sport models. They were
without peei for a few decades
Fron, the 451oSL to the 3i80SL
1o thc 561oISL and now tlen 5w)
SL, they have evolved Several
manufacturers t.ok a stab at
them, but th,-re i only one SL
8) Porsche 911 Anuther
German car that is classic
enough to remain iis body style
for decades This ,car is not
macho or holty-toiiy it is sin-
ply "cool.'" t)wners often wear


neat hats, maybe a few even
wear driving gloves as this is
essentially a race car. It is a dif-
ferent animal that buys these,
but not an extinct breed.
This list of 10 is enough to
evoke the small-car mystique.
I am sure thbre are obvious
omissions, but I did this in the
middle of the night and am
sticking to my first thoughts.
Growing up in a car family,
there were other models that I
admired many not small cars.
Among them are a BMW 2002,
an MGB-GT, a Triumph TR6,
Austin Healy 3000, GTOs, 442s,
SS396 Chevelles,bright-colored
Mopars and a ton more.
Cars and emotion can and
do still go together. There are
admittedly ample vanilla offer-
ings (Iwon't name names), and
vanilla is a very popular flavor.
But if you are looking for fun it
is there to be found at your local
new and used. car dealers.
A note. to college 2012 grad-
uates don't overlook the car
business. Selling cars is a wor-
thy profession for confident,
good communicating young
people. From national.chains
like AutoNation or Penske to
individual dealerships, the cor-
porate ladder has far fewer
rungs. Everyone needs a car -,
don't overlook the obvious.
Have a good week.
Rick Keffer owns and o er-
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News-Leader
Dee Herrington is willing to
go to great lengths to help
Hedges Baptist Church replace
its 60-year-old pews.
Those great lengths involve
taking her Honda Shadow Aero
750 motorcycle 1,050 miles on
a 24-hour benefit ride.
At a suggestion from her
husband, John "Tiny" Home,
a member of the Christian
motorcycle group Brothers of
the Rock, Herrington signed
up for the Saddle Sore 1,000
sponsored' by the Iron Butt
Association, a motorcycle group
specializing in endurance rides.
"I will be sacrificing the com-
fort of my backside in order to
help provide comfort for the
backsides of others," said
Herrington,; who used to race
dirt bikes and has been a
motorcyclist since 2006.
Starting at Hedges Baptist at
8 a.m. Monday, Herrington, her
husband, and Herrington's son
Corey will drive to Savannah,


'We are very excited about Dee's race.
She's a very active member of our church and
she's always looking to be a blessing to our
church and to others as well. We are very
appreciative of her efforts.'
ASSOCIATE PASTOR GLENNBROWDER
HEDGES BAPTIST CHURCH


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way verified with recei
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lee by 8 "We're going to make sure.
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ification bringing along a toolkit and rain
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person case of bike breakdowns and a
cooler full of drinks and food,
event : They'll have to stop about
arid every two hours for fuel and
their planned route involves
mostly interstates so they can
move at a good rate of speed.
s With $7,000 of the $22,000-
required to replace the pews
Z ltill outstanding, Herringlon is
seeking sponsors for her trip.
"People could sign up for as
little as 10 cents a mile or make
a donation in any amount,".she
'said "And if they can't, give
donations. they could give
prayers for traveling mercies.
Either or both would be great-
ly appreciated."
Donations may be mailed to
,Hedges Baptist Church, 85050
Sutton Place, Yulee, FL 32097.
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COMMUNITY THANKS,

Kids fishing /
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ticipants would like to express our heartfelt
thanks and appreciation to the following spon-
sors for their support of the 28th annual kids'
fishing tournament, Robert Wilcox, Amelia
Island Bait & Tackle, Dr. Bill and Ann
McGrath, Ron Jolley, Scott Millen/Yamma-
tech, First Coast Community Bank, Jimmy
and Ester Scott, Jack and Jane Keightley,
Clarence Aldridge, Roger Lundborg Family,
Rick, iane and Steven Dopson and Pirate's
Trading Post.
Hope to see you next year. "
Rick Dopson
Fernandina Beach
EdGaw2012
Open Ocean Challenge
Thanks for lending a hand. Couldn't have
done it without you. Your help meant'so much.
You were in the right place with the right
stuff at the right time:
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& Tackle (Ed Gaw Jr.), DiamondiFishing
Products (Ed Gaw Jr.), Publix, Scuba Station.
(Kathy Russell), Coca Cola, PS Productions,_
Police Auxiliary, Amelia Island Runners,
John McBreedy. Ed Hardee, Mostich
Development, Inc., Mount Dora Laundry,
Donna Miller and Peg Dickinson (organiz-
ers for food table), allwho attended and most
of all, all swimmers who participated.
Mrs. Isabel 0. Gaw
A- IFernandina Beach

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overwhelming support of the first annual
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shows, fitness demonstrations, a Diva Dress
Up Zone for kids and 30 vendors. We raised
$3,500 in support of Girl Power 2 Cure's mis-
sion to bring an end to Rett Syndrome, a
debilitating neurological disorder that robs
girls of their motor skills. We are grateful for
the support we received from local businesses
and the community and can't wait to do it
again next year!
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SERVING YOU

Nassau County Commissioners:
Danny Leeper, District 1-Fernandina Beach,
261-8029 (h), 430-3868 (eol),
email: dleeper@nassaucountyfl.com
Steve Kelley, District 2-Amelia Island,
Nassauville, O'Neil, 277-3948 (h), 556-0241 (cell),
email: skelley@nassaucouhtyfl.com
Stacy Johnson, District 3-Yulee, 583-2746
(cell), email: sjohnson@nassaucountyfl.com
Barry Holloway, District 4- Hilliard, Bryceville,
Boulogne, 879-3230 (h), 753-1072 (cell), email:
bholloway@nassaucountyfl.com
Walter J. Boatright, District 5-Callahan,
879-2564 (h),'753-0141 (cell),
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[ VIEWPOINT/ CAROL HAYS/FERNANDINA BEACH



Bottles on the porch


M y husband and I, like many before
us, were drawn to this island; he
many years ago when as a child
his family vacationed on this
island, camping out at Fort Clinch or renting a
cinderblock house somewhere on the semi-
isolated street that is now Fletcher. His family
began a long tradition of coming here, begin-
ning in 1950 when my husband's parents cele-
brated their honeymoon here, cooking hot
dogs over a campfire on the beach and saving
their money for their one night out at the only
restaurant around, one called Slider's Inn.
Sixty-plus years ago, campfires, fishing holes
and hospitable surroundings beckoned my
husband's family and time after time they
came here. My husband also had the' notion to
celebrate his first honeymoon here, one of the
reasons that it took many years of nudging for
me to agree to set foot on the island.
After enough nudgings, I begrudgingly
agreed to come here for a vacation. We came
with two of our teenage daughters in tow for a
three-day weekend and since that time have
vacationed here countless times, spent an idyl-
lic summer here last year and purchased a lot
in the historic district with the intent to build a
home that we hope evokes memories of the.
architectural style from the 1930s. While wait-


ing for its completion we are ensconced in a
rental house that I fondly call The Crooked
Little House, aptly named for the way the
house has settled itself into the ground over
the course of its 100-plus years.
After.relocating down here, I was quick to -
learn that vacationing here is the easy part,
making a home is harder. We have been resi-
dents now for four months and have on occa-
sion left to go "on vacation" elsewhere, visit
family and friends back in the home state of
Georgia and other jaunts that lead us across
Shave Bridge.
On a recent weekend, after a period of five'
days away, we crossed back across the bridge
and once again I didn't hear the elusive cAll of
home that I so longed -to hear. That changed,
however, when we pulled into the driveway.
Greeting me on my front steps were three
empty glass bottles; one cobalt blue, one
green and one aqua. Their colors are as vivid
as the waters surrounding the Abacos islands
in the Bahamas from which we had just visit-
ed. They sat there quietly on the porch. There
was ho note, but to me they spoke loudly and
clearly.
Someone had noticed the bottle tree in our
front yard and had placed these beautiful bot-
tles on our porch, assuming, rightly so, that I


would give them a good home. The bottles are
now proudly displayed on the front tree and
when I glance at them, I will recall that ele-
ment of surprise, not just in the gift, but.in the
fact that someone, in a silent way, welcomed
us home. To my donor, you touched a chord,
leaving behind a part of yourself that now con-
nects me to this island. Your small act is not
random in my mind, but a wink that this is the
right decision and were home.
In the Caribbean waters there is the
mighty, beautiful queen conch. It starts out as
a very small animal, sp small that many conch,
can fit into the palm of one's hand. Over time,
the shell strengthens and grows and becomes
a stable, strong home to this sea creature.
Kind acts are building my home on
Fernandina, from porch parties to derby par-
ties, from howling at the moon to skimming
the river in a fishing boat with neighbors, to
"Turtle Runs" with a favorite new friend and
all in between. Fernandinans have opened
their home to us. And they have left bottles on
my porch. They are building myihome for me
and making this not so easy transition, easier.
I offer my thanks to the person that left the
bottles on my porch and to the folks of
Fernandina fot welcoming us in to your fold.
Little by little, act by act, home is calling.


Suffering of people on the street


I was an ugly American walk-
ing alone in a crowded': "
Middle Eastern city. but I was
not afraid. My main concern
that night was finding a phone
booth that would take my prepaid'
phone card. I never found one.
During, my search, I bumped
into a tour guide who was leading
a group of Japanese from our
hotel to tourist
Attractions in the
city. I tagged
along for a while.

the guide
described places,
explaining in
English while
FROM the Japanese
THiE photographed
HOME everything and
OFFICE everyone, includ-
...- .When we'
stopped in front'
PhilHudgins ofa bathhouse, a
hairy-chested, bearded Arab
wearing nothing but a towel
around hi waIis[ stepped iran tlhe
doorway and posed, sucking in
'his stomach and smiling proudly.
Orie of the Japanese women
smiled back and said sweetly,
"Very nice."
The year was 2006. The place
was Hama, Syria.
Oh,nwhat a difference six years
can make.
Today, the central Hama
province is still reeling from a
massacre by Syrian government
forces of at least 78 people, includ-
ing-many women and children.
They had been shot, garroted,
stabbed and in some cases
burned' alive. Government troops
fired upon unarmed United
Nations monitors seeking to
investigate the massacre.
Thousands have been killed
under the leadership of Syrian


MiKEKEEFE THE DEENVER fOsr


.President Bashar Assad.
So, need I say that revisiting
Syria is not on my bucket list?
But, back in 2006, after touring
six countries, I decided that the
people of Syria were the friend-'
liest.
*Everywhere we went there,
people would throw up their
hands and yell, "Welcome, wel-
come." Early in the trip, I was
walking through a Damascu's
souq an open-air market:
where vendors sell a little of
everything when a Syrian man
stopped me and asked why. I was
in his country.
"I'm touring your country," I
said. (Actually, I was one of about
40 Americans 30 seminarystu-


.dents and 10 lay people taking
part in the Middle East Travel
Seminar. The centerpiece of the,
* program is a three-week trip
through Syria, Lebanon,
"Jordan, Sinai in Egypt, Israel and'
Greece.)
"Are you going to Hama?" the
man asked. "Yes," I said,."I
believe we are."
He told me his name was
Hamas, and he lived in Hama.
He wrote his phone number on
my notepad and said, "When
you.get to Hama, call me if I
can help you in any way." I had
one of his friends photograph us
together, and we went our sepa-
rate ways.
So what's going on here? Syria


certainly is not a friend of the
United States, but almost every-
body I met there couldn't have
been nicer.
The short, simplistic answer is
this: The whole mess is caused by -
evil people in government, not
average people on the street. The
people on the street not just in
Syria, but in other countries -
often are the victims.
Will peace ever come to the
Middle East? God only knows: All
I know is my soul aches for the
people on the street.
SPhil Hudgins is the senior editor
for Commnunity Newspapers Inc.,
the media company that owns the
News-Leader.
phudgins@cninewspapers.com.


VIEWPOINT/RoBERT M.WEINTRAUB/MARSHLAKES


Legislative session bad for environment
art's a wonder to me how politi- doing now. Numeric Nutrient reached with environmentalists to whether from sewage plants, agri-
cians Can continuously use Criteria ratification (HB 7051) is limit such signs to parking lots cultural treatment ponds, treated
the trite "we have to protect an end-run around the legisla- and trail heads, a Senate floor stormwater or any industry to ,
the world for our, children and ture's requirement that the. amendment was approved to become the property of the entity
grandchildren" and then system- Department of Environ-mental allow commercial signs on all that treats its effluent.
atically work to destroy our world Protection's proposed water quali- greenways and trails.' The House intended to allow
and our children's heritage. Our ty rule be ratified. Several envi- t Representatives voted to end this reclaimed water to be bottled
representatives in Tallahassee ronmental groups have filed an Florida Forever but were over- and sold to the public. After many
continued their vicious 2011 administrative challenge. It is now ruled in the Senate/House budget meetings, newspaper articles, and
attack on the environment this up to state and federal courts to conference, which funded the hard work by environmental lob-
year although there was a little limit this bill's impact and force. land preservation program at $8.4 byists to propose alternate lan-
good news for preservationists. meaningful protection of Florida's million, a major improvement guage, the bill's sponsor agreed to
The 2012 session of the Florida waters. from 2011. The money is for man- remove the exclusion of
Legislature hit water quality hard, The House also approved HB agement and lease arrangements, "reclaimed water" from the defini-
but millions of dollars for 1117 that would have allowed not purchase of new land. While it tion of "water" and "waters in the
Everglades restoration and a con- zoos to lease state conservation : isn't a lot of money it is consid- state."
tinuation of Florida Forever pro- lands for breeding of exotic ungu- ered a recommitment to the pro- The Ordinary High Water
gram, albeit small, were pluses. lates hoofed animals like ele- gram. Mark bill, which would have
The most important loss was a phants, zebras and giraffes that In 2011 the legislature disman- transferred half a million acres of
bill that repeals the statewide would have compromised areas tled the state's growth manage- state land to private ownership by
requirement for septic tank set aside for native wildlife. ment laws to allow virtually changing how the water line is
inspections. A Florida Audubon Florida took the lead in uncontrolled development There determined, died in committee,
Department of Health report esti- urging the governor to veto this were several attempts to amelio- with thanks to Florida's sports-
mates that 1.7 million septic tank bill, which he did. rate last year's draconian actions, men.
systems in Florida date from Of local interest is a bill that but only one small victory Another environment victory
before 1983 and the passage of removes the requirement that the emerged. Local communities was defeat of an oil and gas devel-
HB 1263 guarantees that Department of Transportation such as Fernandina Beach whose opment bill that would have creat-
many of them will not be (DOT) look to water management charters require a referendum to ed a completely new approach to
inspected, even if local folks want districts and other existing public approve comp plan amendments open up state conservation lands
to pass an ordinance because of mitigation banks when it destroys will once again be allowed to hold for oil and gas development
pollution and threats to public wetlands in the process of build- them. Yankeetown and Long Boat bypassing protections in the cur-
health: ing roads. It is favorable to the Key intended to sue the state rent law. The proposal did not
The city of Tallahassee says establishment of private mitiga- because last year's bill gutted require environmental impact
the city cannot protect Wakulla tion banks, leaving a question as their charter requirement analyses or surety bonds in case
Springs if it is prevented from to what is best for the environ, However, Sen. Mike Bennett of a spill. Representatives
dealing with septic systems. Rep. ment in any given instance. At (Sarasota/Charlotte) continued approved this violation of cohser-
Chris Dorworth, representing least one local land speculator has his developer-friendly campaign ovation land, but the Senate ver-
Seminole and Lake counties, was acquired uplands on Tiger Island by getting a.bill passed that cre- sion died in committee. This bad
the primary architect of this anti- in an effort to cash in on this new ates new exemptions for legislation is expected to come
water quality bill that received law. Developments of Regional Impact back next year.
broad support among Republican We will also get to see corn- in agricultural land. When it's time to vote for
legislators. mercial advertising on greenways Not all the news was bad. A bill Florida representatives and sena-
Also on the negative side, rep- and trails thanks to Sen. Stephen that prevents water from becom- tors this year, keep in mind who
resentatives approved a bill that Wise (Duval/Nassau) and Rep. ing a commercial commodity is really is concerned about our
will result in the state doing even Irvy Slosberg (Boca Raton). HB 639. The original bill was seen environment and our children's
less for water quality than it is Although a compromise was as an opening for all treated water, heritage.


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COMMUNITY


FRIDAY, JUNE 22,2012/NEWS-LEADER


Make sure you're walking in love.

will forsake the remnant of my Then, check to see if in His word. Thank Him for enlighten-
inheritance and deliver them into we are walking in love, ing us to the truth; there are times when
the hand of their enemies, and they not by others' defini- we can rejoice for being worthy to walk
shall become victims of plunder to tions of love but by through the fire and the flood, knowing
all their enemies. God's standard given we will neither drown nor be consumed
We should be glad God does not in His word. by the force of evil in the world and our
become so angry with us that He deliv- If we fail either of faithfulness to fulfill that prayer is solid .
ers us into the hands of the adversary: these evaluations and rocks, on which' we can stand.
However, although He will not send us filid we have allowed The family of the late Brothers
to the enemy, our rebellion, disobedi- A the enemy's entrance Rayfield Delesley Sr. .and Robert Amos
ence and the lack of reverence can posi- NOW AND into our lives, then we Jr. give thanks to their many friends and
tion us where the enemy has more THEN repent and make the family for all acts of kindness shown to
access to our lives. God sent His son ... necessary adjustments them during their hours of bereave-
Jesus to die for us. He has given us His and corrections. How- ment; may God bless all of you.
holy spirit to lead, guide and teach us Maybelle ever, if we cannot find Birthday wishes to Carmen Emory,
and to warn us in every effort of obedi- Kirkland any doors that we have Raven Russell, Arridean Albertie, Anna
ence. to His word. He has bound Himself left open to the enemy, Roberts, Vernita Edwards, Edna Stee-
to us by what is written and He will not then we continue for- pies, Tangala Shephard, Claudia Way,
violate His own word. ward in the midst of adversity with con- Tontyana Johns, Kim Hopson, Monique
Whenever we find ourselves under fidence that our father has not given us Ferguson, Melvin Berijamin II, Iris.Rain-
attack physically, financially or in any over to any enenries so, therefore, we ey; Lamonte Cribb, Lamar Rainey, Patri-
way, we should look to see if we are in cannot be defeated and we will not quit. cia Albertie, Sebrina Smith-Henry and
obedience to His word and His spirit. Let us thank God for instructing us Mother Eleanor Simmons.



FSCJ among Top 10 for associate degrees


Florida State College at Jacksonville.
ranked among the Top 10 associate
degree producers in the nation in six
categories according to a June 11 report
published in Community College Week, a,
national weekly specializing in issues
related to the community colleges. ,
FSCJ ranked third nationally in the
number of associate degrees granted in
Liberal Arts and Sciences, with 4,110 for
the 2010-11 academic year. This was a
37 percent increase from the prior year
total of 3,005..


JACKSONVILLE -Project
Turning. Point is a compre-
hensive, high-quality and evi-
dence-based chronic disease
management program that
promotes the'more efficient
use ofhealthcare resources by
substituting lower cost, com-
munity based primary care
and wrap-around support in
the place of high cost, urgent
and emergency hospital serv-
ices.
This program is a collabo-
rative 'effort of the St. John's
River Rural Health Network
and the Baker, Bradford, Clay,
Nassau and Union County
Health departments.to address
the region's growing problem
of adult diabetes especially
among the region's most vul-
nerable populations (lower-
income, uninsured).
According to-Dr. Eugenia
Ngo-Seidel, Nassau County
Health Department director,
"Nassau CHD, with strong
support from our Board of
County Commissioners, has
been an inaugural partner'in
this regional collaboration to
improve health outcomes of
underserved county residents
with diabetes. This program
has made a difference in our
patient's lives combining evi-
dence-based programs, wrap-
around services and highly
individualized care"
The county health depart-f
ments provide enrolled clients
with a primary care medical
home where they can receive
all of their basic medical care,
and additional services are
coordinated and supplied by
St. Johns River Rural Health
Network. 'The network
receives grant funding from
the Florida Department of
Health and Florida's Agency


The college granted a total of 5,409
. associate degrees for the year, giving it
a rank of fourth in "grand total" and a
rank of'fifth in "all disciplines:" The
5,409 figure was a 29 percent increase
over the previous year (4,209). -
S A consistent producer of registered
nurses, FSCJ ranked'sixth in the nation,
with 390 Associate Degrees in nursing
awarded.
The college ranked eighth nationally
in the number of associate degrees
granted to African-American students,


for Healthcare Administration .
'each year to operate the pro-
gram.
The highly successful pro-
gram. was .asked and has
accepted an invitation from.the
American Association of
Diabetes Educators (AADE).
to present their accomplish-
ments at. the Nali.,nal
Conference, which, is...being..
held in Indianapolis, Ind., at
the Indiana Convention Center
Aug. 1-4:
This conference is the
largest gathering of diabetes
educators in the country and
this year's theme, "Power 6of
Partnership," reinforces
AADE's belief that diabetes
self-care does not mean going
at it alone.
"This project is a perfect
example of public health part-
ners collaborating to leverage
resources.with the ultimate
goal of reducing the burden'
of disease for our vulnerable
diabetics," said Nancy J. Mills;
MPA, health officer for the
Clay County Health
Department..
"We are extremely excited'
about this opportunity to high-
light the important work that is
being done here in rural com-
munities across Northeast
Florida; and to showcase how
true collaboration can lead to
positive results across an
entire region. Most impor-
tantly, we want to emphasize
that when we work together,
we can improve the lives of
individuals and families who
are living with diabetes in our
rural communities," said
Nikole Helvey, director, St.
Johns River Rural Health
Network.
For information, visit
www.StJohnsRiverRHN.org.


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with 1,Q15 granted in 2010-11; up 24 per-
cent from the pre-viius year with 818 It
ranked second in the number of associ-
ate degrees grntirud to nn-mninority stu-
dents, with 3,357, an increase of 25 per-
cent from the prior year '2.68':9i It ,
ranked 11th in associate degrees in
health professions and related clinical
services. ..
The annual list is based on the
Community College Week's analysis of
U.S. Department of Education data for
20 0-11


FLAG PROJECT


PHOTOS BY DEBRA DOMBKOWSKI/FORTHE NEWS-LEADER
COA celebrated Memorial Day 2012 as the Adult Day
Healthcare seniors worked with area children to com-
plete several projects in time for a celebration and
time of remembrance. The group made an American
flag using a box donated by the UPS Store in the
Fernandina Beach Publix shopping center. Everyone
helped paper mach6 and paint the box as the flag,
then held a ceremony honoring all who have served
the country. Top, staff member Shirley Howard
assists clients Dorothy Hadlock and Ann Malone and
children Felipe and Lorenzo Dombkowski with the .
project. Mary Scarboro shows off the 3D flag, above.


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b', ':' Ir outlooI'' rhl in rne e.terrn.-i
.:irci ,-rances *;'r .oiur lie Arid a.3[hothc'
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rn .iinri"n 3 p..:ire ..iilfude ,1e.pileI rhe
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Npuilmio'pher.; .Are fi:r',d oua Ling [Mn.Y i
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t .'e.\ ...r j;.ier re t :1 heri,.te
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r a tting'. *'- t3ie rrtnq rhem:e'.,Ie
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o:mI!sle a:r ; 0rlendh ur..r'se? m'vs 1
perhpMs [the .meIt fu',idncerie3l que,'-,i
in deterri'rinr.n our per:pe':.,re o:n life.
ancd .ve ijl. l 'd u ..eII [.: Corn:i3er Irijr
God; ,r ,onrroI ana
that e rr: .ire
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WEDDING






Kimberly Davis of Atlanta,
Ga.; and Justin Stevens of
Fernandina Beach were mar-
ried March 9, 2012, in
Atlanta, Ga.
The bride is the daughter
of John and Gloria Davis of
Atlanta, Ga. The groom is the
son of Daryll and Debra
Mr..and Mrs. Stevens Stevens of Fernandina Beach.


MILITARY NEWS

0 U.S. er, the Polar Sea, berthed in
Coast Guard Seattle, Wash., and has made
Petty Officer ntymerous trips to the Arctic,
Megann L. as well as Alaska and the
Brooks, daugh- Aleutian Islands. Brooks also
ter of John and .. served voluntarily on the
Kathy Brooks USCGC Munro as it patrolled
of Fernandina the Pacific Rim. Mostrecent-
Beach, has, B;roo6ks ly, she served'two years on
been named an the patrol boat USCGC
instructor for Hammerhead, berthed in
the Coast.Guard and will .'* WoodsHole, Mass.; she was
teach at the U.S. Coast Guard awarded a medal of achieve-
Training Center in Petaluma, iment for her service there.
Calif.;for the next three With her husband Jeremy
years. Driver and their dog Marley, ,,
Entering her sixth year in Brooks will live in the San
the USCG, Brooks has served Francisco Bay area during .
on the USCG arctic icebreak- her service in California.


CAMPUSNOTES"

Matthew Jordan more semester hours with an
'Roberts was named to the institutional GPA of 3.0 or n
.president's list for.spring 2012 higher are recognized by
at Florida State being placed on the dean's
College at list. Developmental Studies,
Jacksonville. transients and graduate stu-
The honor dents are not eligible for.
is reserved for dean's list status.
students who Area students include Ka-
earn at least a tie Elaine Burford, Ashley
3.75 grade Nicole Kight and Martin
point average Roberts Donald Stein, all of Fernan-
in a term. dina Beach.
He is the
son of Wilson and Joyce E Rachel Elizabeth Gilles-:
Roberts of Fernandina Beach. pie of Fernandina Beach has
been named to the president's
Valdosta State Univer- list at Clemson University for
sity has announced the napes the spring 2012 semester. She'
of students from spring 2012 is majoring in psychology
who.l av. mnwt allTqualifpa-: .... ,To be named.to the presi- .
tio:ns. for graduanf.,n,NMour.e- deN's list, a student must
than 1,200 have been recog- achieve.a 4.0 (all As.) grade-
nized for receiving their asso, point average.*
ciate's, bachelor's or, master's
degrees. '. Hannah Lou Garner of,
Area students include Fernandina Beach graduated
Penelope Lyle of Fernandina, from Samford University,
Beach, bachelor of general Birmingham, Ala., during
studies; Ashley Nicole Kight spring commencement
of Fernandina Beach, bache- Garner earned a Juris Doctor.
lor of science; and Martin ,.
Donald Stein of Fernandina .. Christopher Joseph.
Beach, bachelor of science. Keffer of Fernandina Beach
has been named to the dean's
*, Valdosta State Unliver- list at Clemson University for
sity lhas announced the names the spring 2012 semester.
of students from spring 2012 Keffer is majoring in
who have earned the academ- chemical engineering.
ic status of dean's list. To be named to the dean's
Students who achieve a list, a student achieved a
semester grade point average grade-point average between
of 3.50 or higher on nine or- 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.


AA MEETINGS


, Open meetings are open to
anyone, including non-alco-
holics, families, etc., who may
be interested in Alcoholics,
Anonymous.
All scheduled AA meetings
are non-smoking and one
hour in duration.

Alcoholics Anonymous
meetings for people who have,
or think they may have, a
drinking problem are held .
Monday at noon and
Saturday at 10 a.m. at Prince
of Peace Lutheran Church, on
Atlantic Avenue across from
Fort Clinch State Park.
Please enter through the
side door.

The Fernandina Beach
Group meets in the Amelia
Room, 906 S. Seventh St.,
Monday at 6:30 p.m. (begin-
ners); Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
(open discussion);
Wednesday at 7 am. (open -
12 & 12 study) and 11 a.m.
(open step meeting);
Thursday at 7 a.m. (open -
Big Book study), 11 a.m.
(open discussion) and 6;30
p.m. (open Big Book study);,
Friday at 11 a.m. (open Big
Book study) and 7 p.m. (open
meditation, speaker); and
Saturday at 7 a.m. (open -
discussion) and 6:30 p.m.
(open discussion). Call 261-
8349.
* *
The Downtown Group
meets at the Alachua Club,,
corner of Third and Alachua
streets, Fernandina, on
Monday at 8 p.m. (open 12
& 12 study); Tuesdays at 8
p.m. (open speaker);
Wednesday at 8:15 p.m.
(open men's discussion);


Thursday. at 8 p.m. (open -
discussion); Fridays. at 8 p.m.
(ojen discussion); and
Saturday at 8 a.m. (open -.
discussion) and 8 p.m. (open -
relationships): Call 261-3580.

The Dune's Group, Peters
Point in Fernandina Beach,
meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m. (24-
hour book meeting). Beach
meetings are suspended dur-
ing winter months.
*.* *
The Ft George Group
meets at St. George Episcopal
Church in St George on
Friday at 7:30 p.m. (open -
discussion).

The Yulee Florida Group
meets in the YMCA building
on Pages Dairy Road on
Sunday at 8 p.m. (open dis-
cussion); Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
(open -Big Book); Thursdays
at 8 p.m. (open discussion);
and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.
(open Big Book).
Yulee Al-Anon
The Yulee Al-Anon Family
Group meetings are Tuesdays
at 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA
building on Pages Dairy Road
in Yulee. Contact the group by
email at YuleeAlanonFG@
hotmail.com.
Al-Anon is a member sup-
ported nonprofit group that
helps the families and friends
of alcoholics. The program of
. recovery is adapted from
Alcoholics Anonymous and is
based upon the Twelve Steps,
Twelve Traditions and the
" Twelve Concepts of Service.
The only requirement for
membership is that there be a
problem of alcoholism in a rel-
ative or friend.


Diabetes program


lauded for success


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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012/News-Leader


RELIGION


Fires, broken
Neither of us expected it The
sound of crackling flames threw us
into a'panic. With tons of baled,
shredded cardboard lying within the
blaze's reach, my training kicked in.
By the time I managed to unzip the
bright orange safety bag, and stretch,
out the enclosed fire hose, the fat-
tened flames were already roaring
high above the bales of paper.
I'm confident, if things had
worked the way they should have, I
could have squelched the fire and
saved the day. Unfortunately, when
my co-worker twisted open the water'
valve, ~hd water went everywhere
except to the nozzle I was holding ,
things'got dramaticallyworse. For an
instant, thoughts flashed through my
mind of whose responsibility it was
to have inspected that fire hose, but.


hoses and taking time to inspect the stuff that matters
Snone of that mat- One thing is for sure, I'll never for- Proverbs 4:23: "Keep your heart way they should.
tered then; we were get the feeling of watching huge with all diligence; for out ofit are the Trust me, I'm talking about me
about t6 lose the flames grow even bigger while ade- issues of life." This word "issues" in as much as anyone. Only God offi-.
entire place. quate amounts of water ran every- the original Hebrew language literal- cially knows how man\ Imi nes I've
'" Awise person where except where they needed to ly means "boundaries." Said another been in difficult situation and
once said, "It's not be. way, the diligent manner by which spilled water in wrong places, and
i what you expect In spiritual matters, the routine we inspect and maintain our inner I'm confident it's been more than
but what you inspection of important things is life, "the heart," will determine how once.'Thankfully, over the years, I've
inspect that equally important. The idea of just far we can go and how useftil we can learned,'or should I say "am learn-
counts". That was assuming that everything is OK is a be. ing," the importance of inspecting -
PULPIT certainly the case bit naive. For this cause, over and When Ithink back on the day and maintaining my heart By it, my,
'NOTES the day I watched over again, the Bible encourages us when fire burned and water poured life has gotten a whole lot better.
tons of recycled to examine ourselves. Why? The in all the wrong places, it's not hard "Sear,ch me, 0 God,,and know .
paper go up in answer is plain. to map the analogy to so many lives amy heart try me, and know my,
Pastor flames. And to Without regularly inspecting our I've witnessed over the years. So thoughts: And see if there be any
Rob Goyette think, none of it heart, its 'motives and attitudes, we much potential, so much provision, witked way in me, and lead me'iri
had to happen. If run the risk of being like the fire -"enough water to put out a forest the way everlasting." (Psalm 139:23-"
s-,meone had been inspecting the hose that failed my co-worker and.. fire," but because of neglecting to 24) .
fire safety equipment like they .me that day full of holes and maintain the most important part, RoberIt L Goyette is pastor of
should have beei. when crisis unable to fulfill our life's purp.ose..A the heart, when life heats up, and it Living Waters World Outreach Center.
struck we could have struck back. good verse that comes to mind is always does, things don't work the .rgoy@livingwatersoutreach org


RELIGION NOTES


Cupboards bare
The cupboards are 90 pei -
cent bare ar The Salvatiiun
Army Hope House -remergencq
food pantry They would love
'to recehie the following- 1 )
Peanut butter and jelly 2 )
Canned fruits 3 Canned'veg-
etables 4 ) Canned rnm-at, -
tuna, chicken. Spain 5 )
Canned soups 6 I Spaghetti'
noodles. macaj oni and cheese
mix, helper meals 7 ) Cereal.
breakfast bars. grits, quick'
bread and pancake iiix ,'. ,
pop-tarts Hope House is
located at 410 S Ninth St. at
the corr.e- of Ninth and Date .
streets. -
Faithlik Encount r
Faithlink Encounrtrs. A ''
Biblical'Vietw of Current
Events, arnc wtekly open dis-
cussioni. about what is taking
place in our community, state.
nation and world Topics-di.s-
cussed include Travyon.
martin Shooting, The War &
A Soldier's Life Afterwards,
The Perin State Scandal,
Facing Death, The Ten
Cumma n ndne rts. Social
Media and Theli Freedomr
Tower ;)n GI found Zero '
Groups meel al 6 '5 p.,m. at
two different locations, The
Pai'fli ,f'tt e"'ll'tiWl Cenh.lt ,
white lu~~,~sine\i 'i the
church) and O'Kanes Pub
(Centre Street ask for
Mnlem-orial's group) Foi niore
information contact Pastor
Hollie at hollie"'niunumcon-
line.com. Allare welcome.


Free concert


124thanniversary
The Franklintown United Methodist Church at American
Beach will hold their 1241h church anniversary and Pastor
Avis Smith's third pastoral anniversary on June 24 at 11 a.m.
Speaker will be Brother Gary Thomas, Jacksonville.
Immediately following this service, There'will be a service to
dedicate the historical marker for Franklintown United
Methodist Church presented by the American Beach
Property Owner's Asociation. The dedication service will
begin at 1 -30 p.m. The community is invited to attend.
Refreshments.will follow. For information contact the church
at 277-2726.


Pastor anniversary
The Greater Fr n di n a
Beach Church o' God will cel-
ebrate the 25th anniversary of
Pastor.Jean,,ie MI Richo With
services today ar 7.30 p.m.
and June 24 at n,.,un and 7:30
p iiI

Scholarship
workshop
Impact Your World Church.
will host a "Youth and College
Scholarship Workshop" from
9 a.m.-noon June 23 at'
Country Inn and Suites,
1462577 SIR. 200, behind
Burger King in Yulee:
The.workshop is designed
to help students in grades
eight-12 understand what is
av ailalblatid'linwo f get thi .
T111is i a luidia'isrig event A
love offering will be taken. All
proceeds will go to the Impact
Your World- Church Youth
Outreach and Scholarship
Fund. For information contact
Pastor Kalvifi Tho'mpson at
261-9072.


Voices Together, youth from the greater North Florida
area. will present a free Welcome Home Concert June 24 at
6 pm at Amelia Baptist Church, 961167 Buccaneer Trail.
The group just returned from a singing and mission trip tour
in South Carolina and Tennessee. They presented six con-
ceris in churches and assisted living facilities, and also spent
time singing for and helping four children's homes. The 27
students and their adult sponsors of Voices Together come
from Southside Baptist Church in Jacksonville and the
Allegiance Youth Choir, sponsored by Amelia Baptist Church
on Amelia Island.


Sunday School .............................9:30 .oa
Sunday'Nor-hip 2'Ij45amr
V,'":dnesd j A W AIJA b 15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ................6:30,pm,
Pastor:Bud Long
i ,i:" 'Old.t u ..ii C. ..:,J -Ir, C ILS )1 50south
Fernandina Beach', FL32034,
261-4741
www.sapringhillbaptistfb.org


GRACE

A Congregation of the Presbyterian Clurch In'
America Devoted to Christ, to the Fellowship. ,
to the Great Commissi '
Worthifp on Sundays at 10:45 aem
Nursery and Children's Church provided
Grac Groups meet on Wednesday evenings
In Fernandlna Beach. Kingsland &Yulee.
Men's, Women's and Youth Mlnlistres
8S5439'Miner Rd., Yules'
(Ylee Middle School)
www.gracenassau.com
904.491.0363



I Memorial
UNITED METHODIST CHU'dRCH

Traditional Family Worhip.......8;30aom& 11am
Contemporary Worship .. .&45am in Maxwell Hall
Sunday School forallages....... 9:45am & 11am
WednesdayDiimer(AuB-May)..... 5:15pm-630pm
Dont.wnFena.diaea h
601Cenre tret (94) 61-76


ir tIF -. .:rt .: .
Fernandina
9 N. 61" Street
Bruce Lancaster
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30& 1 lam
Sunday School 9:50am
Slur.j r ,r,
;hil.3- r,
ir -" -*uii:-
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"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
.Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Servicp I0:30am
Bille Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6ppm
Wednesday Prayer.Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
961167BUCCANEER TRAIL'
Comer of Buccancer 7r. & OGebing Road, Preadna Bc
For More Information Call: 261-9527


AMELIA
PLANTATION
CHAPEL
Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
OffAlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation ,
www.amelachapoel.com
facebook.com/aonella.plantationt.chaolp


Hayes returns
.The Amelia Plantation
Chapel welcomes the Rev.
Jackie Hayes, lead chaplain at
St. Vincent's Medical Center
in Jacksonville. to the pulpit'
on June 24 at 9:15 and 11:15
a.mI Hayes served as a Baptist
preacher for 32 years, with the
last 17 years at Springhill
Baptist Church in Nassauville.
Join the chapel to hear his
inspirational message. All are
welcome here. The 'chapel is
located at 36 Bowman Road ,
Amelia Island. Call 277-4414.
Women's Day,
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
of Kings Ferry will host its
Women's Day Prograrim June
?4 at 4 p m The speaker will
be' Pastor Barbara Jackson of
fishers of Men World Harvest
Church of Brunswick, Ga. All
are welcome to attend..
Celticservice
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church offers a Celtic Service
the fourth Sunday of each
month. This music filled, can-
dlelit, peaceful, c6ntemplatile
service tilled with the oppor-
tunity for meditation is open
to the entire community
Dress is casual. The next
service will be June 24 at 6
p.m. Call 261-4293
Tuesdayworship
The Salvatibon Army Hope
House invites you to join them
each Tuesday at noon for the
Weekly Worship Service. Sal
Vasquez of Greater


Rev. Jose Kallukalam

Saturday Vigil Mass-4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday pm Mass at YiieeUnited Meihodist Churcd
i.,,'..j.; hi.:. I: ,Ti 12noon
Daily i M. ', W' ,Thdrs & Fri.
6 pm- Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6:00 pnr; Holy Day 8:30 am
Confessions: Saturday 3:00pm 3:45 pm or by appt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904321-1901
Emergency Number. 904-277-5566




Living Waters
world-ouitreach
Contemporary Worship
SAT ..6:O00pm
j y SIN ..9:30am
S WED .7:00 pm
-" Youth, Nursery
& Chlldrens' Ministries
s...p... 21.-2117
OnA1A 1 mile west ol Amelia Island
ww.vingWater0sutreachorg
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday

New Vision
Congregational
, Church, uctA
Worship Sundays
at Q10:00 am
960174 Chatler Road in 'ul,?e
S o\'GnaCongr Ollan tIo9ur.' 2 i5 3
904-225-0539
wmtiirebf mwf


Fernandina Church of God
will be bringing the Gospel
teaching on June 26. Hope
House is located at 410 S.
Ninth St. at the corner of
Ninth and Date streets
Special speaker
Living Waters World
Outreach Center will host
Greg Violi June 27 at 7 p m.
Greg and his wife, Marie.
have shared God's precious
gift throughout the L. S. and
the world for over 30 years.
He has a special anointing for
leaching the truths of forgive-,
ness and humility in a manner.
. that touches whoever hears
him Greg Violi is founder of
A Placefor His Glory
* Ministries and is currently
serving God in Germany as a
minister of the Gospel
Living Waters World
Outreach Center is located at
the corner of AlAand Brady,
Point Road just west of the.
SShave Bridge. Call321-2117,
for more information.
Fr dinner
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for jndividu-.
als and families in need in the
area on Thursday, June 28 ,
from 5-6:30 p.m. at 941017 Old.
Nassauville Road. Meals are
served on the fourth
Thursday of each month. The
church also delivers meals to
those who cannot cpme: For
information call 261-4741.
Women'sret-val
Love Ministries presents
"God is Doing a New Thing!
.Women's Revival and
Deliverance Conference" from
7-9 p m. June 29 and 10 a.m -3
p.m. June 30 at Maxwell Hall
on the campus of Memorial
United Methodist Church, 601
Center St Featured speakers
include Elder Barbala Woods
and Elder Bobbie Walls of
Memphis, Tenn Kingdom
Leaders Minister Janiice Oler
or Memphis ard Pastor Eddie
Hall ofJacksonville, and one
of the most dynamic praise
and worship teams in Florida.

CELEBRATION
BAPTIST CHURCH
7w.Kir p S.e. Ccnie' :ii 'Ah .: ,
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Mine Rd.,Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
S KdKredlble Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Yolith Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Conec ing w ih Ch ..'.
C5 dtngwi* Popl




METHODIST.
CHURCH

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

SA1A & 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.n. ,
Sunday School 9:00 am.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.Ministres.:
Bus & Van, Couples, Singles, Yo uth



r thebridge
fawi whIp cuale
Sunday Service ... .10:30 am
Bible Study... . . .9:30 am
Wednesday Service... 7:00 pm
www.thebridgeflordia.cam
85031 Landover Drive
Yulee, FIl
904.225.4860


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS'

Amazingwonders
Join Amelia Baptist Church June 25-29 from 9 a.ni to noon
as they fly Amazing Wonde-s Aviation to some of the world's
greatest natural wonders and encounter God's awesorie power.
Take off from worship at the Worship Rally Hanger and make
your first stop at Victoria Falls Bible Study. Snacks at Paricutin
Valcano;'Missions under the Northern Lights, Music at the
Matterhorn; Recreation at the Grand Canyon; and Crafts at
the Great Barrier Reef.
Amelia Baptist Church dislocated at 961167 Bhccaneer Trail.~
Vacation Bible School is for age 3 through fifth grade com-
pleted Registration forms are available at the church office Call
261-9527.
'Operation Overboardt
Memorial United Methodist Chwu ch will offer Cokesburv's
"Operation Overboard, Dare to Go Deep with God" Vacation
Bible School July 9-13 from 30 a.m.-noon each day at the
church. 601 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, for rising kinder-
garten to sixth grade students Enjoy ar ts and crafts. games.
* snacks and music. Drop off and pick up in the Sanctuary To reg-
ister, c6onact Deena at the church office at 261-57-69 or
deena@nfumconlitie.com, or register on- the wi_-bsite at
www.mumconline.com.
HomeTown Nazareth .
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave.,
Fernandina Beach is planning an exciting adventure for your
children, grandchildren and friends with "Home Town Nazareth
-Where Jesus was a Kid" Vacation Bible School for ages 2-99.
Sign them up for a fun. friendly and safe trip to Nazareth. Jesus'
hometown Registration will be each Sunday in June at a table
located in the church narthex. VBS will be held July 9-13 from
.6-8:30 p.m. each day. A light supper will be served from n5:3.0-6
p.m. Everyoneis invited. For information or to register call 261-
6306.


PralzeP arty.
Join the "Praize Party"
sponsored by the Dare To
Dream Youth Group and Solid
Rock Church of God by Faith.
86138 Palm Ti-ee Drive, Yulee
on July 8 at 5 p.mn featuring:
praise dancers, mimes,
Singers, musicians, gospel
poefry and drama teams.
Afler-show refreshments will
be available for sale in the
Dare To Dream Caf6 located
in the dining hall.
Tickets are $7 and may be
purchased from any youth
member or contact Anitra

Proceeds will support the non-
profit Dare to Dreani 2012
Youth Tour.

-I ULEi "





.rlr TL a o
Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15 am and 1I:QO am
I Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age ,
Groups Ipcludlng Youth
Nursery Provided For All
Servicewww.Yueebaptistchurch.com
85971 Harts ld., West 904-225.5128
Yulee, FL 3207 Fax 2250809

FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
Dr. Bill Yeldell, Interim Pastor


W.d1o .. d reUowhlp "ppw ........ .e:0pm
awout a olat... .p ........... .Opm-5OOpm
Wr id prru aq. P.lM. ...............7:7 p.
736 Bonnieview Road
904-261-4615
Nursery provided
Spointsbaptistchurch.org
Find us on Facebook:
B Points Baptist Encounter Youth


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


BLACKROCK BAPTIST
CHURCH
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
261-6220
Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15 am
Sunday Evening Worship Service 6:00 pm
AWANA Sunday 5:00 7:00 pm
Wednesday Service 7:00 pm
Nursery Provided
wwwblackrrockbapetist.com


Unity services
The Rev. Bertt Sikking of
the Unity Spiritual Enrich-
ment Center of Jacksonville
will hold a class/service at the
Board of Realtors building,
910 South 14th.St., at 7 p.m. ?
the last Wednesday.of each
month through September, to
help establish a Unity Church
locally For 'information call
Chiris Dillon at 310-6502 or
Marcia Brown, at 415-0822.









St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes' Youl
Located at the corner | m l
of 8th &Atlantic If
8:30 a.m. Service J I
10:00 p.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE 2nd Sunday
904-261-4293
w ww.stpeterspaflih.oig


..ng:can ChurchMUNK-
Sunday Services;
Sunday Holy Communion 8:00 &10:00 am -
5th SundayMorning Prayer, 10:00 am
Sunday Childreins Bible Class- 10:00 am
Wednesday Holy Communion -12:15 pm
Rev. J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake-Park Dr. (Amelia Park across fronYMCA))
904-491-6082 .vwww.Hol. nritlyAnetlica.r
Wuse theliturgy from the 1928 BookofCommon Prayer


Community Baptist
Church
85326 Winona Bayview Road.
Yulee, FL
904-225-0809
Bro. Hartford Peoples, Pastor
Sunday School .... ... 9:45 am
Morning Worship .... .11:00 am
Evening Worship .... .6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer .... .6:00 pm
Bible Study-Thursdays... 10:00 am
"Serving the Lord With Gladness"


Worship this week



at the place of your choice




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FRIDAY, JUNE 22.2012/News-Leader


HOMES


Beware of limits when altering hydrangeas


I want to be sure my pink
.hydrangeas stay pink and my blue
hydrangeas stay blue. I have been
adding lime to make the flowers pink
and aluminum sulfate to turn them blue.
What I want to know is what time of
year is best to amend the soil? CA
A.Good question, I was not sure
.-myself so I did a little investigation.
Generally, most gardeners suggest
adding the amendments just before the
leaves or flower buds begin to develop or
flush out possibly late February or
early March.
Altering the color of the flowers only
applies to the mop head hydrangeas,
which are often called big lehfed. We will
not be able to change the color of the
oakleaf hydrangeas only those species
- H. macrophylla or serrata. I would also
caution you about using too much of.any
amendment because over-applying can
create problems. Lime can take up to
three months to increase the soil pH, so
just because you do not see an immedi-
ate reaction does not mean it is not work-
ing. Be patient.
It is possible to cause other nutrient
deficiencies, such as iron chlorosis,
when adding lime to ornamental beds
and lawns. Remember, adding lime rais-
es or increases the pH, making the soil
more alkaline. If you wish the flowers to
be blue, then add aluminum sulfate.
Lastly, there "are some genetic bound-
aries which even adding amendments
cannot alter.,
, I was looking at a Bottle palm in
.one of the local garden centers and


I was thinking of buying
it. However, when I went
to your website I notice
you do not have one in
the demonstration gar-
den. Can we grow this
S palm here? DN
A Bottle palm,
1X .Hyophorbe lageni-
caulis, is a very attractive
GADIEN palm with an interesting
TALK bottle-shaped stem. It
loves hot weather as it
was originally found on
Becky ordi the Mascarene Islands,,
located in the Indian
Ocean. Our biggest concern about grow-
ing it here would be potential exposure
to cold temperatures.
It grows well in south Florida and it
might survive in protected areas here.
such as an enclosed patio as long as it
gets plenty-of sunlight arid the tempera-
tures are not too severe. If temperatures
drop too low, it might need protection
and even require being brought inside.
Bottle palm can reach heights of up to
20 feet with a 12 foot spread on the
fronds. This might limit your ability to
move it! The palm's fruits were fed to
hogs, which is where the root of the
genus Hyophorbe originates. It is a com-
bination of two Greek'words: hyo, mean-
ing pig or hog, and phorb, meaning feed
or fodder. The species name, lageni-'
caulis, is a combination of two Greek
words: lagen, meaning "a flask," and
caulis means "a stem," So, stem-flasked
refers to' the bottle-shaped trunk of this


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palm. See, sometimes science really does
make sense! For information check out
the University of Florida publication:
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr307.
. Q What is wrong with my
.vinca? MK
A .Thanks for bringing in your sample
1..to the office; you were the second .
person I saw with an issue on vinca today
at our plant clinic. I suspect both of you
have the same problem phytophthora
root rot.
Vinca love well-drained soil, so I sus-
pected too much water was the origin of
the problem. In one case, it was over-irri-
gation but in your case, the problem was
a.combination of too much water and too
much rain. Not much can be done about
the weather except to be sure,the soil
.can drajn the water quickly. It is,also rec-
ommended rotating the types of annuals
planted and stay away from planting the
same species.year after year.
Select healthy plants before placing
them into the flowerbeds. Sometimes *
getting a "deal" on plants at the garden
centers is not a.deal at all especially if:
the plants show signs of disease and/or
insects. We would suggest using a slow
release fertilizer in the spring and sum-
mer but do not over do it.
Over-fertilization can make the plant
more inviting to insects and disease.
When watering, choose early morning
between 6-1Q a.m. Twide a week may be
too excessive. .
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS County
Extension Director for Nassau County.
jrlor i@ufl.edu


BEACH COTTAGE CHARMER/825,N. FLETCHERP
This charming 3 BR 2.5 BA beach cottage is a must see!
Decorated in a nautical flair with beachy colors, this would
make a great 'island getaway'. Only a block off of the
beach, all you need are flip flops and your swim suit! '
Priced to sell at $324,900!

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Farmers market
Joy of Garlic is introduc-
ing a new marinade and fin-
ishing sauce, Tangerine,
Teriyaki, at the Fernandina
Farmers Market. The sauce
has a. citrus, zesty full-body
flavor combined with the
bright flavors of tangerine
and ginger with the Asian
infusion of teriyaki and the
Southwestern flavor chipo-
.tle. Use it for marinating
fish, shrimp, chicken.and
pork or as a finishing sauce
and glaze.
Joy of Garlic also offers a
gourmet line of garlic
spreads that can be spread
oil b-ead and crackers, used
as toppings for poultry, beef
and fishand as marinades
and several varieties of pasta
sauces. ,
Also at the market
Saturday will be Minorcan.
Datil Pepper, An-Believable
Egg Rolls, Deep Roots,
Forage-Fed Beef and Proper
Pie Company. To sign up for
the E-Mail New-lenter. go Ito
wwI' lErnandinafai rnirsmar-
ketfcom:'
The FernandiAa Farmers
Market is oppen ever y
Saturday from 9 a!m.-1 p.m.
at Seventh and Centre
streets. No pets, please. Callf
491-4S72 or visil wwvw Iei-
nandinafarmersmarket.com.
For information on the
Amelia Island Wine Festival
Oct.13 along the downtown
waterfront, visit ww'k ameli-
awine.com.
Highwaydeanup
Wild Amelia Nature
Festival volunteers will con-
duct another highway
cleanup on Sunday, June 24,
at 8 a.m. Meet at the Peters
'Point parking lot for supplies
and directions.
The 3.5-mile stretch of
highway will be divided up
. between the participating
volunteers for a great early
morning walk. The public is
welcome to come out to help
cleanup SR A1A along the
beacl. If you are interested,
email pam@alabeachrentals.
net or call 261-6408 between
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. .
Ana sigQns
Join a park ranger for a'
presentation and leisurely
guided hike through differ-
ent Florida ecosystems on a
quest to characterize tracks
left by an assortment of crit-
ters, on June 23 at 2 p.m. at',
the Ribault Club on Fort
George Island Cultural State
Par k. No reservations are
necessary and the program
is fr ee '
For information contact
the Talbbt Islands Ranger
Station at (904) 251-2320.
For more .information about
Florida State Parks, visit:
www.floridastateparks.org.
Spiders
Join a park ranger for an
intriguing presentation and,
gain insight into the spider's


world on June 30 at 2 p.m. at
the Ribault Club on Fort
George Island Cultural State
Park. No reservations are
necessary and the program
is free. For information, con-
tact the Talbot Islands
'Ranger Station at (904) 251-
2320. For information about
Florida State Parks, visit
www.floridastateparks.org.
Peace garden
St. Marys will dedicate
The St. Marys Peace Garden
on Wednesday, July 4 inf.
downtown St. Marys, Ga.
The garden commemorates
the War of 1812 and the
shared heritage of the
United States and Canada.
The Peace Garden Trail cele-
brates 200 years of peace,
prosperity and brotherhood
between two nations that
share the world's longest
undefended boarder. For '
more information on the %
event call (912)' 882-4000.
Applicants sought
Applications for the
Nassau Couniy Master
Gardener volunteer program
are now available online.
The deadline ig5 p.m. July 6.
For an overview of the
Master Gardener program,
an application and to com-
plete the pre-test, see
http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/h'
'orticulture/mgna ssau.html.
For additional questions,
collect the Extension office'
at (904) 879.1019; or
Rebecca Jordi at *
rljordi@'uul edu Master
Gardeners are on phone
duty Fridays at 491-7340.
Wakin Nassau
Join'Walkin' Nassau for
its Walkin' Through the,
Summer club meeting July
10, with a walk on the
Fernandina Beach Golf
Course starting at 5:30 p.m.,
followed by a club meeting
'with cash bar and light
snacks at 6:30 p.m.
Everyone iswelcome as the
club discusses how to par tic-
ipate in the club/walks-and
announce its upcoming walk-
ing events.
Need more exel cise?
Want to find a friendly group
to walk with around the
island? Join Walkin' Nassau,
a non-competitive walking
club that has walking events
as well as social time togeth-,
er. Bring your family, friends
and neighbors. Please RSVP
by July 6 to Jane Bailey at
261-9884 or dnjbailey@mind-
spring.com.
Shellshow
The Jacksonville Shell
Club; Inc. will hosta Shell
Show and Fair July 20-22 at
the Morocco Shrine Audi-
torium, 3800 South St. Johns
Bluff Road in Jacksonville.
This judged show and fair
presents educational
exhibits of local and world-
wide shows and. shell art.
There will also be dealers
present with many shells,
sea life and fossils available
for purchase.
.' Show hours are 10 a.m.-4
pm. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday.
For information visit
www.jaxshells.org/jsc.html.


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Godfrey, Byrd to flex muscles at USA youth nationals


Local student-athletes
Emma Godfrey and Cody
Byrd, both 14, are traveling to,
Detroit, Mich., this weekend
to compete at the USA
Weightlifting Youth Nationals.
., Both lifters, members of
local team Sandbox Weight-
lifting, were invited.to attend
the national event based on
their results in qualifying
meets held in 2012.
In addition, seven of their'
teammates are competing
this weekend at the Sunshine
State Gaines in Lakeland '
Gavin and Chase, both 11,' *
Alec; 14, Justin and Samuel,
both 18, Brandon, 15, and
Ronnie, 16, will compete for


the Sunshine State Games
title.
The Sunshine State
Games, Florida's Olympic-
style sports festival, has
offered 28 competitive sports
to amateur athletes over the
past 30 years.
In July, these athletes will
travel to Houston, Texas, to
compete in the Junior
'Olympics. The AAU Junior
Olympics is the largest
national multi-sport event for
* youth held in the U.S.
The AAU is dedicated.to
the promotion and develop-
ment of amateur sports and
physical fitness programs.
Lift Florida, a grassroots


501(c)3 dedicated to youth fit-
ness, is sponsoring these
Sandbox Weightlifting ath-
letes as well as lifters from
four other Florida clubs to
travel to the Junior Olympics.
This year, Lift Florida has
five athletes competing in the
Junior Olympics that are
ranked in the top five in the'
nation.
For information on the
sport of weightlifting, visit
www.floridaweightliftingfeder-
ation.com/olympi'lifting.html
or www.liftflorida.org. .For
information on Sandbox
Weightlifting, contact Dawn
Williams at (904) 612-4172 or
president@liftflorida.org.-


STINGRAYS


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.. , SUBMITTrED PHOTOS
The Team Fernandina Stingrays were defeated Saturday by the Flying Fish Swim Team 621-504. The 'Rays are
now 2-2 on the season. Katie Rojas, right, swims for a personal best in the 100-yard breaststroke, taking third
place. The Campbell girls, left, share the love between events. Corrine Priest set a new pool record in the 50-yard
butterfly. Stingrays achieving A times were Carmen Watson (50 fly and freestyle, Christian Purdy (50 free), Priest
(100 free, 50 fly free), Natalia Janzen (50 fly) and Sarah Pagliughi (50 free); B times, Caitlyn O'Rourke (100
free), Camp Priest (100 and 50 free), Carmen Watson (100 free), Purdy (100 free, 50 fly), Georgia Lyn Young
(50 free), Jake Drummond (25 free), Jeremy Kennedy (100 and 50 free), Katie Rowe (50 free), Marley Thomas
(25 fly), Mary Kate Kaywork (100 free, 50 fly and free), Megan IHoward (25 back), Janzen (100 and 50 free),
Reagan Butler (100 and 50 free), Pagliughi (50 free), Sarah Parchinski (100 free, 50 fly and free), Taylor
Radcliffe (50 back and free), Zoe Reyes (100 and free).


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Conner McClean, left, takes a solid second in the 100 backstroke. Savannah Shelton,
ond behind Chloe Birch in the 100 breast.


Carmen
Watson, right,
flies to first
place in
thel3-14 girls
50 fly.
Corinne
Priest, below,
set a team
record in the
15-18 girls
50 fly, break-
ing her own
team record
set in 2011.
Gabby
Johnson,
below right,
strokes to a
personal best
in the 100
breaststroke.


right, slips into a quick sec-


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FWC offers Nassau


hunter safety course


The Florida Fish and Wild-
life Conservation Commis-
sion is offering a free hunter
safety Internet-completion
course in Nassau County.
The class will be held July
5 from 6-9 p.m. and July 7
from 8 a.m. until completed.
Students who have taken the
online course and wish to
complete this classroom por-
tion must bring the online-
completion report with them.
Students must attend both
classes to complete the
requirement.
The location for this class
will be given to those who
register in advance by calling
the regional office at (386)
758-0525 or going to
MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
All firearms, ammunition


and materials are provided
free of charge. Students
should bring a pen or pencil -
and paper. An adult must,
accompany children younger
than 16 at all times.
People born on or after
June 1, 1975, must complete
the hunter safety course '
before purchasing a Florida
hunting.license. The FWC-:
course satisfies hunter-safety
training requirements for all
other states and Canadian '
provinces.
Those interested in' attend-
ing a course can register
online and obtain information
about future hunter safety
classes at MyFWC.com/
HunterSafety or by calling the,
FWC's regional office in Lake
City at (386) 758-0525.


-GOLF-


Krupinski aces No. 9

at Fernandina Beach


Tony Krupinski had a
Shole-in-one on the No. 9 west
hole at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club June 14; he used a
7 iron.

Goffkssons
Golf For Women, a five-
hour long golf instruction for
beginners, is available
through the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club.. Cost is $99.
First session is at 9:30 a.m.
July 3-7. Second session
starts at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and
runs weekly for five weeks.
The Get Golf Ready, a five-
hour long golf instruction for
beginners,.costs $99. First
session starts at 5:30 p.m.
July 5 and runs five weeks.
Second session starts at 5:30
p.m. Aug. 3 ,and runs for five
weeks also.
: Call 277-7370 for informa-
tion on the sessions. .

JnltdWay event
The United Way of North-
east Florida will hold a golf
tournament June 30 at the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club.
Shotgun start is at 9 a.m.
for the scramble event. There.
will be long drive and putting
contests as well as a raffle.
Cost is $300 per foursome
and includes 18 holes of golf,
prizes, continentalbreakfast
and lunch. For details, call


277-737.0 or visit fernandina
beachgolfclub.com.

Drive for Success
SCommunities In Schools
hosts its inaugural Drive For
Success Golf Tournament at
Amelia River Golf Club, spon-
sored by Florida-Public
Utilities, on June 28. The tour-
nament supports CIS's servic-
es to more than 3,600 stu-
dents at six Nassau County
schools annually.
All golfers are invited to
join, but ladies are especially
. encouraged to support the
event, as Amelia River is local-
ly known as one of the best
courses in the 'area for female
golfers. There are many
prizes for the ladies, such as
spa and salon services.
Other tournament prizes
include foursomes of.golf at
Pinehurst in North Carolina,".
at Long Point at the Omni-
Amelia Island Plantation and
day trips to the Greyfield Inn
on Cumberland Island.
Fee is $600 for a foursome
and includes cart, greens
fees, breakfast, a box lunch at
the turn and award ceremony.
Registration and breakfast"
begin at 7:30 a.m. with tee-off
at 9 a.m.
To sign up a foursome or
to sponsor the event, visit
www.cisnassau.org/events or
call 321-2000.


Boaters warned to be safe

on the water July 4 holiday


The 4th of July celebration
is right around the corner
and is a popular time for
boaters to get out and enjoy
being on.the water with fami-
ly and friends. But, with
approximately 500 people
drowning each year from
recreational boating acci-
dents, it is imperative to
always boat responsibly,
including wearing a life jack-
et, being alert and aware
while on the water and obey-
ing navigation rules.
The National Safe Boating
Council is encouraging all
boaters to take the "Safe
Summer Pledge" this July 4.
The pledge allows boaters to
share with their family and


friends their dedication to
boat safety and wearing a life
jacket each and every time
they are on the water. The
pledge can be signed and
shared via your social net-
works by visiting.
www.safeboatingcampaign.
com/camp pledge.htm..
The NSBC is looking for
safe summer boating stories
through Labor Day weekend.
Whether silly or serious,
boaters can submit personal
stories of safety and be
entered in for a chance to win
a prize package. Stories may
be submitted by email at out-'
reach@safeboatingcouncil.
org or by visiting www.safe
boatingcampaign.com.


Emma
Godfrey,
left, and
Sandbox
Weightlift-
ing team-
mate Cody
Byrd will
compete
this week-
end in
.Detroit,
Mich., in
the USA
Weightliftin
g Youth
Nationals.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 22.2012 SPORTS News-Leader


FERNANDINA BEACH
PARKS& RECREATION
DEPARTMENT
Pic: reai,:roaico-a 1,eagu.e
June 4
Espana 15
Control Freaks 1
.Luxury Landscapes 14
oChili's-Yulee 4,
Sliders .. ;15
First Coast Paint & Body 6


SPORTS SHORTS


Star Spangled5K
The inaugural Star Spangled 5K will be
held at 9 a.m. July 4 at Main Beach Park in
Fernandina Beach. Registration fee is $25 for
an adult registrant and $15 per registrant 12
years old and under. Each participant
-receives a dry-tech race shirt and $5 of each
registration will be donated to the Wounded
Warriors Project. Medals go to the top three in
each age group.
Register at the Atlantic Recreation Center.
For information, contact Jay Robertson at
277-7350, ext. 2013, orjrobertson@fbfl.org.

YsoccerlnYule
The McArthur Family YMCA is offering a
new soccer program at the Kids Campus in
:Yulee on Pages Dairy Road, Kids ages 6-14
are encouraged to come out and learn the
:rules of soccer in a non-competitive environ-
ment. Participants will learn to work together
during practices and games for eight weeks.
: Registration will run through July 12..
:Practices will begin Aug. 6. Fees are $45 for,
YMCA members and $90 for non-members.
For information stop by the McArthur Family
;YMCA.on Citrona Drive.

Independence5K
'Vida Fitness will hold the annual Indepen-
dence 5K at the Omni Amelia Island Planta-
:tion, 6800 First Coast Hwy. on July 4. The 5K,
:race will begin at 8 a.m. and the one-mile
.youth fun run will begin at 9 a.m. Start and fin-
:ish are at the Racquet Park parking lot, locat-
ed next to The Verandah Restaurant
SRegister online at Active com or at the The
:Health & Fitness Center at the Omni Amelia
Island Plantation. Forms are also available at
:the McArthur Family YMCA. Contact Sean
Keith at seank@vidafitness.net or 415-1429.

SSignupforPop Wamer
Fernandina Beach Pop Warner is holding .
:registration for football and cheerleading
:through Aug. 19. Registration fees. are $100
for the first child; $75 for each additional sib-
ling through June 30, Registration is online
:only through Aug. 19 at www leaguelineup
icom/fbpwa.


Register at the field from 10 a.m. to noon
Saturday, June 23 through July 28. Fees
increase July 1 to $150 for the first child and
$125 per sibling July 1 through Aug. 19.
Contact Lisa Haddock at lisahaddock@
hotmail.com or 225-9931 for information.

Pro wrsdingJune30
Continental Championship Wrestling
returns to the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center in Femandina Beach June 30 with a,
7:30 p.m. bell time. In the main event see cur-
rent champion "Rock and Roll" Chris Turner
take on "Big" Rob Justice.
The current tag team champions The
Marcs Brothers will be defending their title
against the Army of Darkness; Hayden Price
will be defending his Southern States title
against former Southern.States champion
Scotty Biggs; Dante 'The-Dragon" Steel,
Cuzin Ricky J, John Douglas, Jarred
Michaels, Johnathan Wells, Fred Avery, Kevin
Toole and a host of other CCW stars will
appear. A portion of the proceeds benefits
Shiney Badges. Visit www.ccwrestling.biz.

Flying club forms
Amelia Island Light Sport Flying.Club
memberships are available for anyone with a
minimum of 200 hours PIC and who want to
fly for less than $50/hour..The AILS is a newly
formed flying club based at Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport.
AILS is currently in the evaluation process
to consider specific models of aircraft for club.
lease and/or purchase. Become a principal
member now and be involved in this impor-
tant decision. Principal memberships are limit-
ed to 20 qualified pilots. Contact Mickey Baity
at 277-8360 or Lew Eason at 491-8638.

BoulesOub
Amelia Island Boules Club holdsipetanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.,.Wed-
nesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:30.
p.m. on the petanque courts at the south end
of the downtown marina. Petanque (pay-tork)
is a cousin of both horseshoes and bocce, the
Italian bowling game The public is always '
welcome to join
For information, call 491-1190..


June11'
Cr ...,ul, 13
C,'rnrr. Fr..ai- 5
Luxury Landscapes 16
Sliders 6
Standings
Luxury Landscapes 2-0
Espana 1-0
Cri,] ,ji.e 1-1
Sliders 1-1
First Coast Paint & Body 0-1
Control Freaks 0-2
Ba -,erio 0-0


Logic Mountain .0-0

June 14
1-a r.rr. Ep n I -, 17
Jane Addams House.,' 2'
Well Adjusted 27
Knuckleheads 12
Well Adjusted 14
P5 Productions 4
Baker's Sporting Goods 13'
darn-?.B H,,.JSe 1


Capital Inventory
P5 Productions
Baier Sporn,-.:i..3',

Standings
ei av'er .S lr i
Halrlnl^ t c.p,:,rr= lI.P r
P5 Productions
Knuckleheads
Jane Addams House
Swinging Richards


SUBMITTED PHOTOS
Golfer George Shea, left, begins his swing on one. of the many challenging oceanfront
holes at the Omni Resort and Plantation's Ocean links course during the Council on
.Aging charity tournament June 15. The Field of Honor, right, greeted golfers as they
arrived at the Ocean Links course. The patriotic display honored veterans both alive
and deceased who served their country during various wars.'


COAI big

The Coiuncil on Aging .f
Nassau's "Score One for thci
COA" Charity Golf Tourna-
ment, held June ;15 at the
Omni Resort and Plant:riioin.
was a huge success.
Despite it beirng i eschid.
uled due to Tri'pical St.,rm
Be'ryl's untimely appearance
on Merlorial Day, the player ,
sponsors and volunteers'
enjoyed a full day ,fg gilf, ', n-
tests, lunch and camarad,_ri-'
while raising funds for their
favorite 501(3) (c) charity.
With the tournament
moved from MnI. .ri:il Day to,
the day after Flag Day, the
patriotic theme remained
intact as the "Field of Honor"
signs and their accompanying
American flags waved in the.'
breeze near the clubhouse
and the first tee box.
This display stood as a re-


tourney

minder to ill '..,i thl' precious
freedoms that Americans
share while memorializing
some of brave patriots who
have made the ultimate sacri-
fice defending our way of life.
According to Tom Moss,
the executive director of
COA, the players appreciated
the patriotic display.
be,:rl: ith l,:iurnamnirt,
we had a vocalist sing our
national anthem; our veter-.
ans, living and deceased,
,were blessed during the invo-
cation and everyone recited
the pledge of allegiance. It
was a great way to begin our
tournament," he said.
Nearly four dozen golfers
headed out at 10 a.m. after
club professional Broc Nell
gave the field some last-
minute rule changes, which
resulted in a smooth flow of
play around the course.
Aii ...ng lh fup, srprie.s,s
was an opportunity to win a
2012 Buick Verano by sinking
a hole-in-one on the 15th hole.
Many golfers came close, but
the Buick returned to Ron
Anderson Buick GMC in
Yulee at the end of the day.
Another vendor, Dixon Golf,
offered golf balls made from
.recycled materials via The
Dixon. Challenge contest.



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winner

"We,drove up fom
Jacksonville to take part in
this fun event. We got to play
a challenging oceanfront
course and help support a
very important organization
that provides much needed
services to: the Nassau
County community." said Jeff
Legeer, one of the golfers. ,
Winning golfers were
awarded free rounds of golf at
other local golf courses and
dozens of additional prizes
w.-re won during the raffle
drawing held at the end of the
T,.,urnamentl Some lucky ;
gif,. rs took home multiple
prizes.
"What makes a golf tour-
nament viable and entertain-
ing is th.: support of the cosm-
muinity," added Joe Murphy,
COA board mernber and g:lf
committee chairman.
The funds raised during
the tournament vyill be used
to support the five outreach
pr.,grams currently offered
by the COA- Two senior cen-
ters, in-home services, trans-
portation services, Meals on
Wheels and Adult Day.
Healthcare..
The COA has been serv-
ing the needs of senior citi-
zens in Nassau County for
more than 35 years and is par-
tially funded by local arid fed-
eral grants and donations
from local individuals and
businesses.
For information on how to
donate to the Council on
Aging of Nassau County, visit
www.coanassau.com.


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FRIDAY, JUNE22.2012
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA


B SECTION


Academy finds new life as Arts Alive Nassau!'


For the Nerbs-Leader


The Amelia Arts Academy has been reborn
and is very much alive. The Board of
Directors of the organization has formally
changed the name to Arts Alive Nassau! And
the name demonstrates all the new life in this
organization built on a 20-year foundation of
providing arts in this community. '
The new name came out of a community
strategic brainstorming session that was held
on April 23 A group of more than 20 commu-
nity members gathered to brainstorm ways
that the organization might better serve com-
munity art needs A new name was suggested


and the idea was received enthusiastically by
the group. For the rest of that week, the group
engaged in a lively email "conversation"
regarding new names and reasons for them.
By the end of thie week there was consensus
that Arts Alive Nassau was the name. The
Board of Directors voted the name in unani-
mously at their May meeting and just received
notification that the state of Florida has
approved the name change.
This name was selected because it shows
the organization is providing art programs and
opportunities throughout Nassau'County and
is very much alive and vibrant!
Arts Alive Nassau moved its administrative.


Sam pleased to leadArtsAlive
Nassau into its new vision of
providing arts to those who
mightnot otherwise have
access to the arts.'
ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
JANET STREET

office to space within the Compass
Development Group located in the Gateway


Center. Since programming now is being pro-
vided on sites of other community organiza-
tions, there was a need to reduce costs of rent-
ed square footage for studios, classrooms and
a band room. Through the generosity of Ron
and Lisa Flick, the Compass-Group made this
possible by donating administrative office
space.
Janet Streit has been appointed Acting
Executive Director by the Board of Directors
Si rvit brings over 30 years' experience in non-
profit management and fund development to
I he organization. And Streit knows the value of
A-RTS Continued on 2B


Celebrate Independence Day
with your family and join your
neighbors and friends at the Stars.
& Stripes Freedom Festival at
Main Beach Park in Fernandina
Beach on Wednesday. July 4 from
10 a m.-2 p m. '
A Touch-A-Truck Public Safety
display is scheduled to exhibit
vehicles from the city of
Fernandina Beach Police,
Fire/Rescue and Streets depart-
ments, Nassau County Sheriff's
Office and Fire 'Rescue, Florida
Highway Patrol, Coast Guard and
more.
The display will include cars,
trucks, a helicopter, boats, motor-
cycles, dump trucks, garbage
trucks, excavators, front-end load-
ers, school buses, limousines, tow
trucks, an antique hearse, race-
cars and other vehicles and '
machinery. .


Visitors can meet some of the
personnel who protect, serve and
work in our community and learn
about functions and features of
these vehicles.
Enjoy musical entertainment,
bounce houses. waterslides and
arts and crafts vendors. The All
Anmerican Apple Pie Contesi will ...
accept entries from 10 a.m.-11:30
a.m., with the winner announced
at noon. Parents and kids also will
have the opportunity to make a
thank you video to send to the
military.
Hotdogs, bratwurst and ham-
burgers will be. offered by Billy
Bob's BBQ, courtesy of the ,,
Journey Church. as well as sno-
cones, frozen treats and more.,
For information contact Jay
Robertson of the city Parks &
Recreation Departmenf at 277-
7350, ext.2013.


The Omni Amelia Island
Plantation is featuring a plethora
of July'4th activities the first week
of July for the whole family -
locals and guests alike.
Festivities include a daily kids'
camp,inflatables on the beach,
Just for Kids dinner party, Drive-
in Moonlit Movie, beach fire with
s'm6res, July 4th parade, steel
drum band on the beach and fire-
works over the Atlantic Ocean. ,
July 4 free activities include a
Kazoobie Kazoo Show at 11:15
a.m. at The Shops, followed by a
cake cutting ceremony at 12:30
p.m. The Landsharks Band
(www.landsharksband.com) will
perform afree concert from 7-10
p.m. at The Shops. July 5 enjoy a
Shrimp boil and Polynesian
FOURTH Continued on 2B


A night of dance

Local student prepares evening

of performing arts fundraiser
Wesley\T Mcintyre, a native of Jacksonville,
started dancing at the age of 10. His training
began at Bean School of Darice and
Gymnastics in Fernandina Beach, under
the direction of Denise Caraway, Renee
Watson and Missy Pondeit
Mcintyre trained in classical ballet at
Douglas Anderson School of Arts under
Rhonda Stanpolia, performing in ballets
such as the Jacksonville Symphony.
Nutcracker, Coppelia and Sleeping Bcaut.
Mcintyre went on to attend the University of
North Carolina Schoolaof the Arts with a focus in
Contemporary Dance, which allowed him the oppor-
tunity to train and perform with wi, d-renowned
choreographers and companies such as Alonzo
King Lines Ballet of San Fransisco and the
Mark Morris Dance Group. Doug
Elkins Dance Company and Larr '.
Kegwin, all of New York City. just
to name a few.
Mclntyre has also had the .
privilege of taking part in a
three-month dance intensive
with the famous Advin Ailey .,
American Dance Theater in '
New York City. "' -
McIntyre will present "How
Great Thou-Ar.t;.a-night of per-... ...-...
forming arts on Saturday, July 7
at 7:30 p.m. at the Peck Auditorium,
516 South 10th St., Fernandina ..
Beach Doors will open at 6 30 p.m
Tickets are SIO general admission
in advance, or 8S12 at the door
The event is a fundraiser to .
raise money for Mclntyre's return
to school at the LUniversity of Norith
Carolina School of the Ar.ts to com-.
ptete the last year of his Bachelor's
of Fine Arts degree Mclntyre cur-
rently resides in Nassau Coun.ty and is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Green.
For additional information contact Wesley McIntyre at
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BREAKFAST WITH THE BEASTS
.'..This summer the \\i Idlile Conservation Center
at White Oakwill launch a newevent series,
"Breakfast with the Beasts." Guests will enjoy a
gourmet breakfast buffet at the Riverside Pavilion
., ..... and experience the,
thrill of watching
c the world's fastest
,r.d, c land animal at a i
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With the cheetah
experience, guests will be given an abbreviated
tour to view some of the other animal species that
call White Oak home. The 600-acre conservation
center is one of the world's premiere wildlife
breeding, research and training facilities and is
located along the St. Marys River in Yulee.
Breakfasts are scheduled July 7, Aug. 4 and
Sept. I from 9-11 a.m. Tickets are $100 per person
and may be purchased by calling 225-3285.

'DEATH BY GOLF
Fernandina Little Theatre's summer comedy is
"Death by Golf," a combination comedy/murder
mystery in which an escaped convict, an anxious
bride, a scheming new husband and a suspicious


attorney all convene at
Grandpa's house and it doesn't
take long for Grandpa to realize
he has to reschedule his golf
game.'
Theproduction features local
favorites Jan Cote-Merow, Jeff
Goldberg, Annette Rawls and .
Steve Rawls and is directed'by
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce
Communications Director
Amel ia Hart. Performances are June 23,26,28,29
and 30 at 7:30 p.m. and June 24 at4:30 p.m. at FLT,
1014 Beech St.
Tickets for all performances are $15 and avail-
able at the door or in advance at The UPS Store in
the island Publix shopping center. FLT is a small.
intimate space and patrons are encouraged to
purchase tickets in advance.
SCRAPBOOKING FUN
Scrapbookers,-
crafters. and teachers
, are invited to join
Yulee Middle School .
Band Parent
Association members
for the first crop at


YMS, with all proceeds go to the YMS Band, on
June 23 from 10 a.m. to 9p.m.
Cost is $20 for the day. including lunch. dinner,
dessert and drinks. Bring you r
scrapbooking/crafting items. There will be a set-
up for cricuts and a beginner's class on how to use
the cricut. Teachers a re welcome to at tend the cri-
cut class only for.free. For information or to regis-
ter email scaliwag4yahoo.com.
HISTORIC MARKER UNVFJLING
The American,
Beach Property '
Owners'
Association, Inc.
will unveil its lat-
est historic marker to acknowledge the historic
significance of Franklin town United Methodist
Church with a ceremony at the church, 1415
Lewis St., on June 24 at 130 p.m.
This day also marks the 124th anniversary of-
the church and a special anniversary service will
be held beginning at 11 a.m. Pastor Avis Smith and
the congregation invite the public to the service
and a dinner in the fellowship hall immediately
following the dedication. Call 277-2726 for infor-
mation.
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SPECIAL EVENTS

The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829 River-
side Ave., Jacksonville, in
conjunction with Blue
Star Museums, is offering
free admission to all active
duty military and their fami-
lies through Labor Day,
Sept. 3. This free admission
includes retired military fami-
lies. Valid ID is required for
free entry and will include full
access to the museum and
gardens, as well as the spe-
cial exhibitions. Call (904)
356-6857 or visit www.cum-
mer.org.
***
The 33rd Bennett Family
Reunion will be held on
June 23 starting at noon at
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church, 801 Atlantic Ave.,
Fernandina Beach. For infor-
mation contact Helen
Paesche at 261-0210.
***
Arts and Culture Nassau
will present Building A
Better Board, a free commu-
nity forum on June 23, 10
a.m. to noon, at the Amelia
Island Museum of History,
233 S. Third St. Fernandina
Beach resident Robert Bolan,
a longtime nonprofit organiza-
tional consultant who holds a
PhD in higher education and
business from the University
of Southern California, will, ,
focus on how to efficiently
fund and structure organiza-
tions via the use of community:
leaders.
*** 3
The Power of You -
Women's Empowerment &
Support Group will meet
Tuesday starting July.3
from 5:30-7 p.m. at the
MacArthur Family YMCA,
1915 Citrona Drive,
Fernandina Beach. The group
aims to provide the space for
women to nurture their inner
goddess. To reserve a spot or
to learn more contact instruc-
tor Led Beard, M, RMHCI at
(904) 405-9469.
Visit therapyforliving.org
and therapists.psychologyto-
dag.com/rms/9152.
*00 .
Fernandina Beach/Peck
Class of 1972 members first
through 12th grade, stu-
dents or teachers, are invit-
ed to the 40th reunion.
Events include an Amelia
Rivers Cruise Aug. 2 at 7
p.m.; a gathering at The Surf
Aug. 3 from 6:30-10 p.m.;
cocktails and dinner at The
Crab Trap 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4;
main reception at the
Fernandina Beach Golf
Club Aug. 4 from 7:30-11:3,0
p.rh.; and picnic lunch
Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. at
Goffinsville Park.
To learn how you can help
contact Catherine Galphin at
cgalphinl @juno.com or (904).
504-0553.
To register create an alum-
ni account at Reunion
Manager.net or mail contact
information and reservation
requests to Kay Hanna
Stephens, P.O. Box 35,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035,
or contact Galphin.


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THEATER

Amelia Community
Theatre, 207 Cedar St., pres-
ents "Steel Magnolias." Six
Southern women in a small-
town beauty salon are hilari-
ous with their gossip and
steadfast in their support of
one another. These wonderful
characters can be as delicate
as magnolias or as tough as
steel as they see each other
through good times and bad.
Directed by Jennifer Webber.
Show times are 8 p.m. tonight.
and June 22 and 23. Tickets
are $20 adults and $10 stu-,
dents. Box office hours are
today and Saturday, 11 a.m.-1
p.m. (also 90 minutes before
curtain). Call 261-6749 for
tickets or purchase online at
www.arreliacomm unitythe-.
atre.org.

"Wizard of Oz" runs
through July 22 at Alhambra
Theatre and Dining, 12000
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville,
at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through
Sunday. Doors open at 5:45
p.m. and dinner starts at 6
p.m.,Saturday matinees are at
1:15 p.m. Doors open at 11,
a.m. and brunch at 11:15 a.m
Sunday matinee is at 2 p.rh.
Doors open at noon and the
meal starts at 12:15 p.m.
Group sales available. Family
pricing is four tickets for $140.
Regular tickets start at $42 for
adults and $35 for children,
including dinner, show and
parking.
Call (904) 641-1212 or visit
www.alhambrajax.com.

Amelia Community,
Theatre's Studio Stage at
209 Cedar St. is offering an
"Acting Class for
Everyone," with daytime and
evening classes, limited to 10
per class, beginner to experi-
enced actor, ages 16 and up.
Evening classes will be
held Sundays, July 22 and 29
and Aug. 5, 12'and 19 from
6:30-9 p.m. Or register for the
daytime classes held
Monday, July 23 and 30 and
Aug. 6, 13 and 20 from 11
a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Classes will, include vocal
and physical conditioning for
the actor, text analysis and
interpretation, monologue and
scene study and improve sa- '*"
tional exercises. Cost is $50.
Instructor is Sinda Nichols,
Contact 'Nichols at acting-
class4all@gmail.com or (910)
616-5148 (if no email).

MUSEUM

The Amelia Island
Museum of History and the
Amelia Island Blues Festival
will open the "History of the
Blues" exhibit Aug. 3 at 6
p.m. with a lecture about the
genre, an acoustic guitar per-
formance by Roger
"Hurricane" Wilson and the
announcement of the 2012.
festival lineup.
The 2012 Amelia Island
Blues Festival is scheduled for
Sept. 14-16 at Main Beach:
Visit www.ameliaislandblues-
fest.com. Visit www.amelia-
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Free concert
Voices Together, youth from the greater
North Florida area, will present a free
Welcome Home Concert June 24 at 6 p.m.
at Amelia Baptist Church, 961167 Buccaneer
Trail. The group just returned from a singing
and mission trip tour in South Carolina and
Tennessee. The 27 students and their adult
sponsors of Voices Together come from
Southside Baptist Church in Jacksonville and
the Allegiance Youth Choir, sponsored by
Amelia Baptist Church on Amelia Island.
Jazz series
The first concert in the 2012 Summer
Jazz series at Bumey Park, American Beach,
will be held June 30 from 5-8 p.m. featuring
The Instant Groove Band of Fernandina
Beach For information contact J.M. Smith at
261-7906. A community health fair will be
held from 2-4 p.m at Burney Park. All are
welcome
Sounds on Centre
Sounds on Centre, presented by the
Historic Fernandina Business Association,
will feature the Stephen Combs Band on July
6, with country music Concerts are held the
first Friday of each month from .6-8 p m on
Centre Street between. Second and Front
streets. Bring a chair and your dancing -
shoes. For information ofrto.become a spon-
sor contact Madeline Richard at (904) 688-
0880 or mady@GoMady.com. For the com-
plete schedule. visit SoundsOnCentre.com.
Story& Song
Grammy Award-winning singer/song-
writer Don Henry will perform at the next
"Evening of Story & Song," the concert series
presented by First Coast Community Bank
and hosted by Mark & Donna Paz Kaufman,
on Aug. 18. Henry has been called "the next
Randy Newman" for his songs that come
. across as minl-movies, from the whimsical
biker lullaby 'Harley" to the poignant tribute
to Martin Luther King, "Beautiful Fool." His
Grammy-winning song, "Where've You
Been," recorded by Kathy Mattea, was the
first to receive every major award in the
same year. For information visit
DonHenry.com or call 277-2664.'
Drumcircle
The Fernandina Bach 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 Instrumentation cen-
ters on drums and percussion but may
include other instruments such as flutes,
didgeridoos and other non-percussion instru-
ments. Dancers are welcome also. Follow
North 14th Street to the end. Go past
Bosque Bello Cemetery and Old Town, over
the bridge and then left toward the old pogy
plant The entrance is on the right Call
Barbara Hill at (904) 556-3219 or Doug
Byron at 261-5387 for information
Jazzjam
A jazz jam is held at Pablos, 12 N
Second Sl, Fernandina Beach, from 7-10
p.m the first Wednesday of each month.
Musicians are invited to sit in for one song or
the whole night Join the mailing list by email-
ing beechtlyer@ bellsouth.net
The Courtyard
The Courtyard Pub & Eats, 316
Centre St, features open mic night
Monday at 7 p.m Latin dance night
Wednesday at 7:30 p m. ($5 for lessons),
Zane live Thursdays at 7 p.m ; Kevin Barron
Friday at 7 p.m., Jahmen Reggae Band
Saturday at 6 p m ; Doggy Hour Monday,
Wednesday and Fridays, 4-7 p m (courtyard
is always dog-friendly). Call 432-7086. Join


them on Facebook.
DogStarTavern
Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St.,
Stereofidelics tonight; Klob June 23; French
Tom and Josh Miller Blues June 28 and 29;
and Great State June 30. Visit Dog Star on
Facebook and Reverbnation.com. Call 277-
8010.
Florida House Inn
Florida House Inn, 22 S. Third St., hosts
Hickory Wind in the Frisky Mermaid bar on
Thursday from 7:30-10 p.m. Call 491-3322
GreeMTurde
The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third St., live
music Call 321-2324.
Hammerhead Beach Bar
Hammerhead Beach Bar, 2045 S.
Fletcher Ave., DJ Heavy Hess Sundays. Visit
Hammerhead on Facebook. Contact Bill
Childers at bill@thepalacesaloon.com.
InstantGroove
The Instant Groove, featuring Lawrence
Holmes, Johnny Robinson, Scott Giddons
and Sam Hamilton, plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carton, Amelia Island.
Dress is casual. For information call Holmes
at 556-6772.
O'Kanes
.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 and live entertainment:;
dart tournament every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.;
Dan Voll Tuesdays from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; the
Davis Turner Band Thursday from 8:30 R.m.-
midnight and Friday and Saturday from 8:30
p.m.-12:30 a.m. Call 261-1000. Visit
www.okanes.com.
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St., Rick
Arcusta Band-at 9 p.in.tonight; and Wes
Cobb at 9:30 p.m. June 23. Live entertain-
ment nightly.Call Bill Childers at 491-3332 or
email bill@thepalacesaloon.com.
SandyBottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Maip Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave., live entertainment every night
and all day on the weekends; steel drum
band every Saturday starting at 7 p.m. See
the lineup online at www.sandybottom-
samelia.com.
Seabreeze Sports Bar
Seabreeze Sports Bar, 2707 Sadler
Road, inside the Days Inn, welcomes week-
.end DJs Wayne and Country Carrie.
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S. Fletcher
Ave., The Macy's 6-10 p.m. Friday and
Saturday: live music 9 p m -1 a.m. Friday-
Sunday Iri th'e Breakers Bar; live music 6-10 -
p.m. nightly and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday in the Tiki Bar; Pill Pill reggae from 7-
11 p.m. Wednesday. Call 277-6652. Visit
www,slidersseaside.com. Join Sliders on
Facebook and Twitter.
TheSurf
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave., Richard Smith tonight; Larry &
The Backtracks June 23; Richard Stratton 1-
5 p.m. and Alphonso Home 6-10 p.m. June
24; Stevie "Fingers" June 25; Reggie Lee
June 26. DJ Rock June 27; and Andy Haney
June 28 Entertainment is 5-9 p.m. Monday-
Thursday. 6-10 p m. Friday and Saturday
and 1-5 p.m and 6-10 p.m. Sunday. Call
261-5711.


ART WORKS


Island Art events Hooks, 277-2597, or The show runs through Aug.
'pathll@comcast.net. 4, with a special area in the
June events at the Island Free children's classes, gallery to display resident
Art Association, a coopera- June 30, sign-up required at artists' renditions of sum-
tive, nonprofit organization the gallery, 261-7020. mertime feelings through
developed to sustain interest, Childrens' Art, 6-9 years, 10- different mediums. For infor-
appreciation, and enjoyment 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.M.-12:15 mation call (904) 432-1750.
'in and of the visual arts, with p.m. (two sessions); Middle
over 150 members, located at School Art, 10-13 years, 1- U iera couSe
18 N. Second St., include: 2:15 p.m. All materials fur- Learn techniques for
Nouveau Art/Juried, nished. Classes made avail- great photos at Bill Raser's
Themed exhibition: "Black able through the Woodcock How to Use a Digital Camera
and White," through July. Foundation of Jacksonville & course, June 30 from 9 a.m.
First Coast Community the Plantation, Ladies to noon at the Island Art
Bank Satellite Gallery, fea- Association. Association Education
tured artists: Bonnie For information visit Center, 18 N. Second St.
Cameron, Steve Leimberg, I -www.islandart.org or call The course will cover
Susan Henderson and. 261-7020. using the digital camera and
Andrea Mateer. include a section on cata-
Thursday Morning Summere lib. t loging and editing your pho-
Painters, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Plantation Guild and tos with a free downloadable
June 28.. Contact Gretchen Gallery, 94 Amelia Village program. Registration *
Williams, 491-3171. Circle at the Spa & Shops, is required as the course is lim-
Photographers Group, 7 featuring a show highlight- ited to 15 people. Contact Bill
p.m. June 28. Contact Pat ing a "summer time" theme. Raser at 557-8251.



ADTS Continued om Advisory C6mmittee at its the community can help.
AK1A Continued from 1B May meeting. Serving on There are exciting plans in
arts opportunity as she her- this committee are Robin place to kick off the start of
self developed her love of Bolan, Paul Bosland, Joan school a dulcimer program
drawing as a child'through Cipriano, Jean Frank, Tom at the Boys and Girls Club,
community art opportunities Henderson, Kathy Johnson and the return of the Emma
and uses her art today as a and Shirley Spaniel. "We are Love Hardee After School
way to process the ups and so happy to have these corn- Band, to name just a satn-
downs of life. munity leaders support our pling.
"I am pleased to lead Arts work," says Jane Lindberg, Your help is needed to
Alive Nassau into its new president of the Board of provide arts opportunities to
'vision of providing arts to Directors. those who have little or no
those who might not other- The community is encour- access to arts without Arts
wise have access to the arts. aged to get involved with this Alive Nassau.
That is a worthy and needed new life and support the Please contact the office
mission in this county," Streit work of Arts Alive Nassau. A at 277-ARTS (2787) or
said. fund development plan is janet@artsalivenassau.org
The Board of Directors being' created to support the for ways you may be able to
appointed a Community new vision as just one way help Arts Alive Nassau.


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from the gardens is obstruct-
ed.
"The gardens provide a
great backdrop for the con-
cert, said Cummer Director
Hope McMath. "A welcoming
atmosphere for the celebra-
tion of our nation to patriotic
music is sure to make for an
exhilarating evening."
During the concert, guests
can also enjoy The Cummer's
permanent collection, historic
gardens, Art Connections and
current exhibitions.
For information call (904)
356-6857 or visit www.cum-
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dancers from 5-8 p.m. at
The Shops.
Enjoy hermit crab races,
bag games and hula hoops
and an appearance by the
Polynesian dance team at 7
p.m., followed by s'mores at
the fire pit from 7:30-9 p.m.
All complimentary.
July 6 is the Boardwalk
Bash from 5-8 p.m. at The
Shops with live music, drink
specials and kids activities
with the recreation team. The
Big Game Show (the-
biggameshow.com) starts at 8
p.m. with interactive fun for
the whole family and prizes.
The Movie Under the Stars
starts at 9:15 p.m. Bring your
blankets and lawn chairs and
enjoy a free, family friendly
movie.
For more information and
a full list of events call 1-800-
The Omni or visit omniameli-
aislandplantation.com.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island's Red, White and The
Deep Blue Celebration on
July 4th begins at 7 p.m. on
the Oceanfront Lawn with 'fun
and games for the whole fami-
ly including crab races.
bounce house and live music
by Yankee Sliver acountry-
rock band.
Guests will enjoy a
Southern-style cookout buffet''
and a dessert bar from the
resort's pastry department.,
The annual fireworks show
begins at 9:15 p m., accompa-
nied byr music. ",
Tickets are $85 per adult.
and 825 per child, ages 5-12,
plus tax. Price includes barbe-
cue, draft beer, soft drinks
and service charge.
For information and reser-
yations, call 277-1100 or visit
www.ritzcarlton.com/ameli-'
aisland.

The 44th Annual
Independence Day Festival
sponsored by the St Marys '
Kiwanis Club will be held on
Wednesday, July 4 "from 9
a.m.-10 p.m. in downtown St
Marys, Ga. This vent has
been named by Southeast
Tourism Society as a Top 20
Festival in the Southeast.
Enjoy a 5K run, pancake
breakfast, parade at 10 a.m.,
riverboat cruise, vendors and
entertainment. Enjoy the fire-
works display in the St. .
Marys Waterfront Park at
dusk.
For more information go
to www.smkiwanis.com.

The city of Jacksonville
will celebrate Independence
Day with fireworks over the
St. Johns River on the down-
town riverfront Wednesday,
July 4 beginning at 9:45 p.m.
from barges near the
Jacksonville Landing and the
Hyatt Regency
Jacksonville Riverfront.
The following city parking
garages and lots will be open
at 5 p.m. on July 4: West Lot,
300 Courthouse Drive; Water
Street Garage, 541 Water St.;
Bay & Ocean Lot, 112 E. Bay
St.; Forsyth Lot, corner of
Main and Forsyth streets;
Yates Garage, 200 E. Adams
St. Special events rate is $10
per vehicle.
For more information, call
(904) 630-3690 or visit
MakeASceneDowntown.com.

The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens; 829 Riverside
Ave., Jacksonville, is celebrat-
ing Independence Day with a
garden concert featuring The
. RiverTowni Band on
Wednesday, July 4 from 7-10
p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Guests are welcome to
bring blankets, chairs, food
and alcoholic beverages.
Food and refreshments will
also be available from the
TreeCup Caf6.
Tickets are $10 for mem-
bers, $20 for non-members
and $400 for a table, which
includes reserved seating and
'a gourmet picnic basket for.
10 people. Children 3 and
under admitted free. The con-
cert will go on rain or shine.
Call (904) 899-6004 or visit
www.cummer.org/programs-
events/calendar-of-
events/fourth-july-concert.
Fireworks will be present-
ed on the river by the city of
Jacksonville, though patrons
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AROUND SCHOOL


YMCAcamp
At the YMCA Summer
Day Camp kids of all ages wi
develop new skills, discover
new adventure and make new
friends.
Stop by and tour one of th
county camp locations.
Breakfast and lunch includes
Enjoy swimming, team build-
ing, field trips, sports, aca-
demic support and more.
Check out the teen camp
option.
For information and free
online registration visit
www.firstcoastymca.org.
Montessori camps
From Toddler "Dig.
those Dinosaurs" to Primary
"Little Chefs," Amelia Island
Montessori School offers a
varietyWof camps for first
graders on up including Clay
Art,tamp iMovie, African
Dance, Sea Turtle
Exploration, Horse Camp, '
Jewelry Making and more.
Visit AmelialslandMontes
sori.com for details and regis
tration. .
Discovery camp
Discovery Summer Camp
includes drama, music, the
arts, games, team-building,
science, nature, field trips an
plenty of messy fun. Along
the way, campers will discov-
er the power they have to
change the world around
them.
Call Faith Christian
Academy at 321-2137 or visit
www.fcaangels.com to down-
load a registration form.
CreatMtycamp
Miss Susan of The Red
Crayon will host Cieativity
Camp at Miss Kate's Pre K.
Themes include: Color Camp
Art Adventure Camp, In the
Ocean Camp, Camp Fairy-
Tale, Comedy Camp, Crazy
Art Camp and Let's Go to
Italy Camp for ages 3 1/2 to 7
Camps are Monday through
Friday, half-day (8:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m., $99/week) or full
day (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,
$125/week). Contact Miss
Susan or lMiss Kate's, 1303
Jasmine St,.,r -m ''
Artscamps
Andrea Lasserre will host
Multi Media Art Camp for
ages 6-12 June 25-29 from 9
a.m.-noon. Cost is $100 plus
$10 supply fee. Contact 261-
6610 to register.
Bean Schiool
Bean School of Dance, 25
N. Third St., will hold.
Gymnastics Camp June
25-29, 9 a.m.-noon ages 5-9.
and 1-4 p.m. ages 9 and up
(with some gymnastics train-
ing). For information
call 261-3262.
Kinderstudios
Register at http://kinder-
studios.com/camps.htm for
the Kinderstudios summer
camp series of Drawing/
Painting/Set Design and
Theater: Drama Games/
Acting. Each group limited to
15. Camps are 9 a.m.-3 p.m..
with three classes by age
group, 4 to 14 years. Bring
box lunch and extra water.
July 2-6 is Muppet Show the
Musical; July 9-13, Peter Pan
the Musical; July, 16-20, Lion
King the Musical; and July 23
27, Wicked the Musical. Call
415-0954.
Coop camp
The Amelia Island Parent
Co-Operative Preschool offer
summer camp for ages 3-5.
SAttend 9 a.m.-1 p.m. part-time
(Monday/Wednesday/
Friday) or full-time (Monday-
Friday). July 9-20 is Animals
around the Workld. Discounts
available for siblings. Full-
time is $175/part-time is
.$125. Visit www.aipcp.org or.
call 261-1161. Limit 15 kids
per camp.
Timucua camp
Ever wondered how the
Timucua live? Children enter-
ing grade two and three may
join the Amelia Island
Museum of History for-a
week of discovery, activities
and fun July 9-13 from 9 a.m.-
noon.
Contact Liz Norris at 261-


7378, ext. 100 or liz@amelia-
museum.org.
ll Nature camp
a Summer Nature Camp for
w Young Eco Explorers at
Omini Amelia Island
ie 'Plantation will offer fun, edu-
cational activities, games and
d. crafts around the resort such
as fishing, crabbing, bird
detectives and beach boun-
ties. Two trips to Fort Clinch
and Huguenot State Park.
Ages 6-9; July 9-13 8:30 a.m.-1
p.m.; $250/week. Call the
Nature Center at 321-5082.
Robot camp
Middle or high school stu-
i dents ages 11 and up as of
Sept. 1 can learn how to build
and program a robot at the 4-
H Gear Tech 21.Robotics Day
Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July
9-12 at Yulee Middle School.
Fee is $50 per session.
Laptops welcome but not
required. Call (904) 879-1019.
Toddler camps
Just 4 Toddlers camp
by Nanny on Call Miss
DeAnn is July 10-12 and 24-
26. Fee is,$85 per week/$160
for two weeks. Edible
Creations for children
ages 4-9 is from 9-11:45 a.m.
d July 27 for $30. Mothers'
.morning out program starts
Aug.. 20 for walking (14
months) up to.three, years.
Learn through play with Miss
Deann is 9 a.m. to noon
Monday and Wednesday.
RSVP to 277-3093.
Babysitting camp
Babysitting Day Camp
will be held July 11-13 ,
from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at St
Peter's'Episcopoal Church,
Fernandina Beach for
, ages 11 and older as of Sept.
1, 2011. Cost is $35. Bring a
bag lunch and a drink daily.
The camp is for young
entrepreneurs who hope to
. make some money and enjoy
working with younger chil-
dren. Space is limited. Call
Amanda Thien, Nassau
County Extension agent, 4-H
Youth Development, at (904)
879-1019 .
Timucuan101
Tatooed from head to toe,
Timucuans lived in this area
for 4,000 years. What would it
be like to live with the
Timucuans? Come to the
Amelia Island Museum of
History to find out.
This program is free of
charge July 16-18 from 9-11
a.m. for children entering first
grade in the fall. Sign up at
the museum, 233 S. Third St.
Space is limited to 15.
For information contact
Liz Norris at 261-7378, ext.
100 or liz@ameliamuseum.
org.
Junior Explorers
Explore Amelia Island
Plantation and learn neces-
sary survival skills, orjenteer-
ing and eco-friendly practices.
Trips are planned to Jekyll
Island, Ga., Huguenot State
Park and St. Augustine
Alligator farm. Ages 9-12; July
16-20; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.;
$350/week. Call the Nature
Center at 321-5082.
Teen Explorers
Participate in educational
games, challenges and special
skill learning activities at
Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. Teens will have
the chance to.kayak, Segway
and paddleboard. Trips are
s planned to Okefenokee
Swamp in Georgia, Huguenot
State Park and St. Augustine
Alligator Farm. Ages 12-15;
July 30-Aug. 1; 8:30 a.m.-4
p.m.; $350/week. Call the
Nature Center at 321-5082.
Children's chorus
The East Nassau County
Children's Chorus, under the
direction of Nanette S. Autry,
welcomes students in kinder-
garten through fifth grades.
Registration has begun for
the fall 2012 semester.
Interested students must
enroll in a three-day camp,
Aug. 1-3. No auditions
required.
Email nononan45@hot-
mail.com or call (904) 310-
5403.


IRISH DANCERS


The Irish Dancers performed at the
Peck Center earlier this month. The
troupe is under the instruction of
Kathleen Barnard, who is certified by
the Irish Dance Commission in Dublin,
Ireland, and has been teaching for 40
years. Classes are held at.St. Michael
Academy and Barnard offers an infor-
mation class for anyone interested in
joining.
She has undergone a full back-
,ground check and-completed the
required Protecting God's Children
program in the Diocese of St.
Augustine. To learn more, email her at
alainnkate@aolwom
Top left, Barnard helps Emily Boyle
get dressed for the performance.
Top right, Emily and Aisling Boyle.
Left, dancers Olivia, Vanessa,
Carmen and Emily. Not pictured is
Isabella.
SUBMITTED PHOTOS


BIKE RODEO


Help needed
The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health (CREED) is asking'
the community to to help provide school
supplies for this year's back to school
event, which will be held at the Peck
Center, 516 South 10th St. on July 28
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
During this event CREED will pro-
vide free school physical to students in
kindergarten through 12th grade who ,
are making their initial entry into a


The
Fernandina
Woman's Club
held its annual
Bike Rodeo last
month at
Southside
Elementary
School, teaching
students the fun-
damentals of bike
safety along with
members of the
Fernandina
Beach Police and
Fire/Rescue
departments.
Each year, one
lucky student
wins a bicycle.
SUBMIlTIED


ith back-to-school supplies


Florida school. For students transfer-
ring to a Florida school from another
state, a physical completed within one
year is acceptable if completed on a
form comparable to Florida's standard-
ized School Exam form (DH3040).
CREED will also provide sports physi-
cals.
What they need from you:
Wide rule notebook paper and
compositions books
College rule notebook paper and


compositions books
Pens and pencils
Crayons ,
Glue sticks
Hand sanitizer
Folders
Backpacks
Public support last year, along with
other community members, helped
ensure a successful event. Supplies may
be taken to the MLK Center. The con-
tact person is John Coverdell.


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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Finanaal-Home/Propertv 606 Photo Equipment&Sales 619 Busrness Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 830 InvestCent Property 858 Condos-Unfurnished
101 Card oFThanks 205 Live-in HeJp 404 Money To Loar, 607 Antques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel- 801 Wanted to Buy or REnt 814 West Nassau County 859 Homes-Furnlshed
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Gdrde-nlLawn Equipment 802 Mobile Homes 815 Kngsland/St. Marys 860 Homes-Unfu rnshed
103 Tn Memoriam 207 B usines Opportun'l1 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Planits/Seeds/Fertilizer 803 Mobile Home Lotm 816 Camden County 861 Vacation Rentals
104 Personars 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 Ar Conditioners/Heaters 623 Svapf/Tade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 Other Areas 862 Bed & Breakfast
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS 863 Offcmmer
L06 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 Free Items 806 Waterfront 851 Roommate Wanted 864 Commercial/Retail
.107 Special Occasion 303 Hobb.esaCrafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Teltevision-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 07 Condominimus 852 Moble Homes 901 TRANSPORTATION
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sales 614 leweiry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Off Isiana/Yulee 853 Moblie Home Lots 90L Automobiles
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Articles for Sale 615 Building Materials 702 Boat Supplies/Dockage 809 Lots 854 Room 902 Trucks
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/Warehouses 703 Sports Equipment Sales 810 Farms & Acreage 855 Apartrrents-Fumished 903 Vans
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617' Machiery-Tools-Equip. 704 Recreation Vehicles 811 Commercial/Retail 856 Apartments-Unfurn. 904 Motorcycles
203 Hotel/Restaurani 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 616 Auctions 705 Computers & Supplies 812 Properct Exchange 857 Condos-Furnished 905 Commercial

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Nassau County' Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee.riext to the drivers,
license building (904)491-7440.

105 Public Notice

ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised
Herein is subject to the Federal
Fair Housing Act, which makes it.
illegal to advertise any preference,
limitation, or discrimination .based
on race,. color, .religion, sex,
handicap., amilial statuS or
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connection with the sale, rental or
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COMMERCIAL/CONSUMER LENDER
- With 3 to 5 years experience, in
Nassau County. Salary commensurate
Citizens State Bank; PO Box 1355,
Kingsland, GA 31548.
Na'sau County Sheriffs Office
Sheriff Tommy T.L. Seagraves
MANAGER 911 MAPPING &
ADDRESSING
The Nassau C,:.ur.t, Sherifi Ofricc iF
currently seeking applicants to-'iil the
position of Mari.a.iEr of 911 Mapp.ing &
Addressing. Quahifieo Applicants will
have a High school Diploma or GED
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited
college or university in business
aor-irnictratior, lManagement or
r.lata:d uficld, Supplemenrted D, 'a
rr.irimurnm f f.cr i rive .-ar -
progressively re-Fpoun it'lE uper-.-'or,'
experience. :,. 1 Emergen:n
Communications C: CirtifI:aicor.:
prcrerrEd :
Applications can be obtained from the
lJassau Cour,t, Shern t COffice locatco-
at '6001 EC.: B ,Mblorc Circle YulE.
Flonrida 3297, r from Our we citi a3t
http://www.nassaucountysheriff.com
The Nassau' County Sheriff's Office is
an equal opportunity employer and a
drug free work place.


DRIVERS ATC, Jacksonville needs
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HAMPTON-INN AND SUITES
is accepting applications for,.
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SAVANNAH GRAND OPENING
Cocok.paitior, a.ailable Flease apply in
person, 1900 Amelia Trace Ct., FB,:
(904)321-0898
Nassau Cointy Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Tommy T.L. Seagraves
Assistant Manager-Personnel
The Nassau' County Sheriff's Offite is
currently seeking applicants to fill trie
oatior .of Asi.istint managEr-
:.'-r'.norn.i workingg with tli, Sheriff
managerr Firance, PErsornrel Quahfied
applicant will haf, a 12,, two year
degree Tr.rOm ar accrealted college e or
u'ni..ersr, with major course work inr
public personnel administration. or a
related field ara.,or a minimum of (5)
fi.e cars expErierce in a Human
Resourc-: Omfic
.Applca3rii.: car, be c.t.rained frcm the
lia:iau C:.unt, ShteVirs Office located
at E001il Ec.:rb, M1lore Circle Yulee.
Florioda 2(,9' or fronm our Meabslte at
http ',m ,'r.asSaucc.unt.t, sherf comr
"TrE Nasau Count/ Shenri s Orffic is
an eQual ,c-ppf.rtuiTr., employer anri a
irug free *r.ork place
AMELIA ISLAND PAINTS 7 r nced.
eipener.nced Fain Te.:h full time Call
inav (k9la2.1 .660l4 da,time
REAL ESTATE COMPANY now hiring
"HOus.'keep'.rs Great pay anr flexible
,schedule.; 19 ,')2,..l. -1- 4 '
SEEKING BILLING SPECIALIST
rru: ha 2 ,c.ars pExnerierce
preerabl, in .rthop,:ed..j- Fa< resume
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how to spot medical billing scam.
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For r-Morda/-Friday
Outaridnin.g telephone skills needei'd
Appol, in person today
or send your resume to'
Ron Anderson'Chevrolet-pulck-GFMC
464054 State Road 200
i'ulee, FL 3209'
Nassau County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Tommy T.L Seagraves
911 OPERATOR/DISPATCHER
The Nassau County Sheriffs Office is
currency seeking applicants to fill the
position of 911 Operator/Dispat:her
'l.luit be FCiC!NCIC certified trin m
months a3ftr Employment. I-lust be a
Jr.nted States ct.:er, nigh School
Diploma or GED. must ha-ve a vlIO
I3rt.-rs license I-lust success- ulla
complete the hiring process to include
visual aLully. cerrectacle sc ufficicnt to
read a CRT, radio criarnci buttons,
teletfpe. etc Heanng'sufflCienrt to use
tElephcrnE ano realo headset ability to
speak English language cleariv and
concisely Shift work including nights,
weekends and holidays Starting salary
of J21,000 00 then increased to
$23.000 i03 wnen certifielE
Appii.:ations car be obtained from the
rjna1au Count) Sheriff's Office located
at '6001l Bobby Moore Circle iukle
Flonda 32 09'. or from our website .at
http .'.*,vv,w nasSaucountfsheriff corr
The njassau County Sheriff's Office -
an equal opportunity emplu,Er arid a
Jrug iree work place


Sealed Bid
Kings Bay Outdoor Adventure Center has'the
following equipment in fair working condition witl)
some repairs needed:
(3 Each) Forest River Surveyor travel trailer Camper
year: 2006 29' model# SVT291 with A/C sleeps 5 to
7 people #7532/Tag# 00573, #7533/tag# 00572 &
#7524/tag#00571.
AIuthe above equipment may be physically seen at
Outdoor Adventure Certer.
Sealed bids applications may be picked up at the
Outdoor Adventure Center., Location address: USS
Daniel Boone Ave,Bldg .1023 Kings Bay. GA 31547.
Once completed they may be dropped off during
the hours of 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The date tO start submitting your Bids is June 25,
2012. Bids must be postmarked no later than the
July 25, 2012 for consideration. The bids will be,.
opened on July 27; 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Acceptance
time for walk in Bids 8:00 a.m.-,4:00 p.m.
If you are the successful bidder you will be notified
when and where you may pick
^ r/. up your equipment. ,
Fo For more information, call
..... Outdoor Adventures' Manager
Sj BASE at (912) 573-8103.
Kings Bay. GA ..


CAKE C.ENERaSt ur rNaSSau 951
Hendricks Rd., Fernandina Beach riow
hiring foir the following' positions:
LPNs & maintenance workers. Apply In
person.

Nassau County Sheriff's Office
ShEnff Tommr, T L Seagra.e "
Administrative/Leoal Assistant
The Nassau County. Sheriff's Office is
current; sieekrng applicants to fill the
position of Aamiristrato,e/Legal
Assistant ..working wiltn the Sheriff .
General Ccunsel Qualified applicants
will have a high school aiploma or GED
Edulvalent ana minimum of (4) years
experience as an executive fecretasy
or the equivalent ikiils and knowledge.
Pre-. iOu: udicial System,
Governmental, .Agency of Sheriff's
experience preferred
Applications can be obrained from the
tjasgau Coun ri Sneriff Office located
.st 00Cl 6obbo' Moore Circle Yulee,
Flornia 32097 cr from cur wetsite at-
nttp .. ,w.v riasiaucc.r,atshenrff.:om
Tr.E [Jas4au Counr, Sheriff- Office is
an equal opportunity employer and a.
drug free work place:

MEDICAL OFFICE., TRAINEES
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201 Help Wanted
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Nail Tech. Please call (904)557-5829.

DRIVERS EARN $45-$60k
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Refrigerated freight single source
aipaten. Flexible r.ometimr- CDL-A,.3
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OSPREY VILLAGE ha- a Director of
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OSPREY VILLAGE has CIJA po.tiorns
available Appli.:ant- must rnae a valid
Florida CTJA Licenre FT PT. and PRi
pusitiori. are a-allable
CGreat BEneifit. pakag.- including,
Up to 21 Faia Time Off Da, during'
the first year of employment
*Medical
Dental
Vision
Company matched 401K .
Ernplo,'ee R.cognition Events
S Opportur int for Continuing
Education
Please apply on line at
http ://www.osprey-village.com.


NO. Now HIRING TRIRpK DR,[EIRP.
C6L RPCuire0 E pcricc pr. rferro.
art tf..i.E Thr ee' r i-itT per- -; k
Great Supplemental income
Send resume or qualifications to
I Truck Driver.
l PO Box766-B
Femanaina Beach, FL 32035


ASE CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN $28
per hour commission. Apply in person
at Steve Johnson Automotive, 1505
South 14th Street or email:
stevejohnsonauto@aol.com -

LAWN MAINTENANCE PERSON
NEEDED 2 yrs experience necessary.:
EOE, drug free. (904)753-7652

MEDICAL ASSISTANT need 2 years
experience in' medical 'office, must be
'personable, have good communication
skills and a professional attitude. Fax
resume to (904)261-7790. ,


EXPERIENCED FEMALE Home Care
Provider -.AVail for live-in or drop-in
elderly care. Responsible w/ good
references. Owns car. Experience w/
Alzheimers. (904)624-5649 or 415-
1053. .




S 503 Pets/Suppliles
SIAMESE MIX KITTENS .- free to'
good home. Neutered/spayed & 1st
shots. ..Lost Red Male Chow Name
"Chang". Reward. Call (904)225-9940.


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1602 Articles for SaleI


,,i r'-. r FOR SALE 1996 Ford Boom Crane
Truck. Also, 2005 Polaris 700 Camo.
6 1 Garage Sales call (904)219-5960.


ESTATE SALE 96224 Marsh Lakes Dr.
Last house on right. Fri. 6/29 &Sat. 6/30.
8am-lpm. Downsizing. All kinds of
furniture. Contemp. & misc. .Sofas, lamps,
chairs, large foyer granite table. Dixie
mahogany make up table. Eight drawer
chest & server. Custom sleigh daybed
from Sea Dunes. Granite bar. Four
wrought Iron.bar stools and much more.
MOVING SALE Furniture, household
and kitchen items. Everything must go.
497 Crosswind Dr. in Seaside
Community, Sat. 6/23, 8am-2pm.
AN EVERYTHING MUST GO. SALE -
Sat. 6/23, 9am-lpm. Trinity Church,
corer of 8th & Ash. Look for us behind
the church. No Early Birds Please.

GARAGE SALE -Fri. 6/22 & Sat. 6/23.
2977 Park Sq. Place. Craft supplies,
fabrics, surgery books & cook books,
pool floats, some antiques, misc., to
much to list. :
MOVING SALE BeaUtiful-30" mirrored
vanity and matching mirror pre drilled for
vessel sink and hardware not included.
Dim 30"WM x 22" x 31H. (2) 24" wood
and marble bath vanities' with sink,
matching, free standing. .Door In front of
vanity, holes pre drilled for. hardware.
Atlantic Billard Co. Pool Table and
Accessories, 8 foot, cue sticks and rack,.
balls, etc. Patio set, perfect condition, 4
chairs with table. 2 Rockers. You can view
all these at: Jacksonville.Craigsllst.org or
call (904)635-2240. Saturday 6/23, 8am-.
4pm, 3028 Portulaca, Jacksonville.
GARAGE SALE Fri. 6/22 & Sat. 6/23,
9am-4pm, 2108 Atlantic Ave. Fishing
gear, tools," pictures, cooking -and
household items and much more.
YARD SALE Sat. 6/23, 8am-2pm,
86138 Palm Tree Drive Yulee. Benefit
sale endeavor to help Wesley McIntyre
raise money to get back to school dt the
University of North Carolina School of
the Arts to complete the last year of his
BFA. Come Out and SHOPIII Donations
also accepted and appreciated.
SAT. 6/23, 8AM-2PM 96169
Parliament Dr., Nassau Lakes. Weight
Set (Welder. Pro XT75), over-stove
microwave (in box), fishing poles, bike,
books, clothes, household items.
YARD SALE -.Sat. 6/23 ONLY, 8am-
2pm, 86224 Fieldstone Drive in Yulee'
GARAGE SALE 87519 Creekside Dr.,
Yulee, FL 32034. (904) 583-5128 for
directions. Basketball goal, elliptical,
chairs, tables, pottery, ping pong table.
SATURDAY 06/23 -. 7am 861161
Worthington Drive (Page Hill). Pop up
camper, bunk bed, TV's, dresser,
microwave;, clothes, computer desk, VHS
children' movies and so much more.
MOVING SALE Everything must go.
June 23rd, 8am 1 pm. Indoors 86383
Cartesian Pointe Dr.
ESTATE SALE Beautiful China
cabinet, sofa, dining table 6 chairs
(black), Oak bookcases, leather lounge
chair with ottoman, oak drop leaf desk
with chair, large patio 'set, .nice
entertainment center, TV., 4 drawer file
cabinet,F white bookcases, drawing
board; etagere, office chair, wicker foyer
table, Ant. floor lamp, dresser with
mirror, coffee table, lamp table, many
decorative items, decorative flags, wind
chimes,, garage shelving, linen, fabric,
artist supplies, books, tools, kitchen,
size 10 women' shoes, some new,
shepherd poles, pillows, Disney items,
floor tiles, lawn chairs, office supplies,
units filled. Amelia Storage, 2641 Bailey
Road behind Ace Hardware, June 21,
22, 23 Thurs-Sat. 8-3. Get number at
door. Follow red and white sign.
YARD SALE 1605 Highland St. Fri.
6/22 & -Sat. 6/23. 9am-2pm
Housewares,. toys,g adult & children
dothes, Jewelry, holiday items, books,
motorized scooter, lounge vibrator, misc.
items. Rain date: Fri. 6/29 &Sat. 6/30
YARD SALE Barnwell Circle. Thurs.
6/21, Fri. 6/22, Sat. 6/23. 7am-lpm.
Henredon Armoire, Electronics, dishes,
furniture, clothes, weed eater, tires

-BIG MOVING SALE -.. Cherry Einan
Allen BR spt, family room furniture,
pine entertainment hutch, patio
fumiture, refrigerator, 36" Sony TV, lots
of. household items, bedding, kitchen,
etc. Sat. une -23, 9:00-1:00, 4848
Ocean Forest Lane, near Ritz.


, 603 Miscellaneous
BENCH TOP WOODWORKING
EQUIPMENT drill press, belt-sander,
band-saw, jig-saw, radial-arm saw,
woodworking bench. Also, Oak dining
table with leaf and b chairs. (904)415-
3293 for details.

MEET SINGLES right now! No paid
operators, just real people like you.
Browse greetings, exchange messages
& connect live. Try it free. Call now
(888)744-4426. ,ANF
TO BUY OR SELL AVON (904)545-
1136 Skin so soft on hand Fight the
bites.
http://www.youravon.com/bbrubeck



ABSOLUTE REAL ESTATE
AUCTION 10am Sat. June 30,
2012. 3.26 acres on US Hwy 1.
Commercial and Residential Zoning.
552397 US Hwy 1, Hilliard, FL,
32046. Call (904)845-2870 for
further Information.


622 Plants/Seed
Fertilizer


IMERCANDISE3


157 Condos-Furnishe4 11860 Homes-Unfurnished


852 Mobile Homes
ON ISLAND Remodid, 2/1 & 2/2.BR
SWMH $165 wk/$650 mo.+dep. Utils
avail. Also, Effic Apts. $145wk/$580
mo.+dep.,w/Utll. 261-5034
2BR/1BA SWMH in Blackrock area.
Service animals only. Huge privacy
fenced yard. $800/mo + $800 dep.
(904)583-5969
2BR/1.5BA SW Newly remodeled.
$675/mo. 3BR/1BA, $675. Yulee. Water
incl. 3BR, $6060. (904)501-5999
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiFi included. (904)225-5577.
2BR/2BA on one acre. Very nice.
$700/mo, $700/dep. (904) 753-2155 or
(904) 753-2156. Located on Gentry Lane.
YULEE 2BR/2BA 14x70. One acre,
fenced. (904)504 7674


LOFTON POINTE .- 4/2, 2037sf.
$1200/mo. Call Owner (904)556.-3705
SPACIOUS NICE ISLAND 4BR/2BA,
ROOM FOR RENT -, Everything all appliances, w/d,. fenced backyard.
furnished. $400/mo, No deposit. Pets. Considered. 1541 Inverness Rd.
(904)849-7598 $1,400/mo. (904) 557-6501


ROOM FOR RENT -. On Island. Male
preffered. $450/mo. Call (904) 624-3102'
LOFT IN UPSCALE FB HOME -
Private bath, fully fupnlshed,
TV/DVD/VCR, uise of W/D and kitchen.
$600/mo. Call (904)583-2467.


HYBRID DAYLILIES $5. Still have 8 4A e
lots left. Red, Gold & Peach. Call '
(904)635-5879 or (904)491-4899. I i ''"'


STAIRMASTER 4000-PT Perfect
condition, 5 years old. Paid $1200, will
sell for $700/OBO. Please call
(904)415-3256.



FOR SALE 2007 fileetwood Prowler
Classic 30' With' 12' slide-out.
$13,500. Call (904)491-3123.






802 Mobile Homes
MOBILE HOME For, Sale. 1979
Skyline, .12x61, '2BR/1BA, very good
condition. Have title & ready to move.
$4,500. (904)583-4459

3BR/2BA TRIPLE WIDE sitting on 4
acres on Lofton Creek. Close to YMS
and YHS. $119,000. (904)583-2009.
YULEE 2BR/2BA 14X70. One acre
fenced. Possible financing. (904)504-
7674

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



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

808 Off Island/Yule
NORTH HAMPTON 4BR/3BA 3 car
garage, mother In law suite,
immaculate condition, owner financing
cbnsideredl Call for your showing.,
Daune Davis, Watson Realty Corp,
(904)571-4213


1 BEDROOM DEEP WATER cozy, great
fishing. Available July 1st. Furnished or
unfurnished. Call (904) 703-4265


.AT BEACH 1BR, incl. utl. $225/wk,. I
$895/mo + dep. ALSO ON ISLAND ,
mobile homes. 2/1 &, 2/2 start
$150/wk. Call .for details 261-5034.


SANDRIDGE APARTMENTS
Affordable Living Rent based on
income for eligible seniors,
handicapped or disabled persons. 1 & 2,
bedrooms. Sandridge Apartments
(904)277-8722: Handicap Accessible
Apartments available. *This institution
is an equal opportunity provider, and'
employer. TDD:711
HISTORIC DISTRICT LR, kitchen,
1BR, bath, screened porch. $725 Inl,.
utilities + deposit. No smoking. Service.
animals only. (904)583-0862
MURRAY HILL APARTMENTS
Rental assistance on 2& 3 BR HC &
non HC accessible apartments. W/D
hookups. Water, sewer & trash
provided. Call 904-261-2937 TDD/TTY
711 165 Lime St. FB FIl 32034. "This
Ir.nriutir. .is an equal opportunity
provider & employer."
POST OAK APARTMENTS
Affordable Living Rent from $560-
&747 for eligible persons/families. 1 &
2 Bedrooms. Post Oak Apartments
(904)277-7817. Handicap Accessible
apartments available. *This institution
is an equal opportunity provider, and
employer. TDD: 711
For Rent'- 2BR/1.SBA TH apt. CH&A,
stove, refrig., D/W, carpet. Service
animals only. $795/mo. 828
Nottingham Dr. Call (904)261-3035.
ACROSS FROM OCEAN 2BR/2BA,
W/D, ceiling fans. Includes water,
sewer & garbage. $900/mo. + dep.
Available 7/1. Call, 277-7622.


APARTMENT FOR RENT Historic
Downtown Femandina Beach. C1ll
(904)583-1770 for information.


AFTER REMODEL SALE Crosley
Portable -Dishwasher #CDC610B.
Excellent condition. $200. 2/0 Bi-fold
dciars,' $100/OBO. (904)261-5321
ALL WHITE APPLIANCES Kenmore
Elite side by side. GE range &
dishwasher. Sharp microwave. Asking
$1,000 cash. Leave msg at 277-3444.


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RESIDENTIAL LONG TERM RENTALS


2 Wild Grape 2.931 3BR/3BA ,e,11 appointed 4800 Amelia Island Pkwy #AI110 BR/1BA condo
home located on Omni Amelia bland Plinmronn., with ocean and pool view. Furnished with all utilities.
Beautiful Kitchen with solid surface countertops and No pets. On Island. $1,400/mo:
lots of vi, do,'... Living Room with built-ins 76391 Deerwood Drive 1764 sf 3BR/2BA home in
surrounding the Fireplace and' separate. formal the Timbercreek community. Spacious galley style
Dining Room. Master suite located on first floor Kitchen withCorian counters! Huge screened Porch
with both Guest looms located on the.second along ... .
,.h the Private Study. Large back porch that's overlooking backyard and preserve. Family Room has.
perfect for ncrtairtining and overlooking the private surround sound! $1,350/mo.
dock .,nd pond Pets ok. On Islnd 1.2.'395/mo. 308 South4th St- 1.950 sf. 3R/2. \ Fernandina two
1887 Perimeter Park Road 2772 sf. 3BRi3BA story with large fenced yard. Fireplace in Living Room
two story home in beautiful Amelia Park; Stained and upgraded Kitchen with solid surface counter tops
c6fncrete floors throughout the main rooms. large and tons of cabinets. Master Suite Jpi.ii \a1 h ..p.ir.1re
premium kitchen with Viking stove and solid stone shower and garden tub. Pets ok. On Island. $1,350/mo.
counter tops. Large front and back porches plus 86125 Sand Hickory Trail 2044 sf, -iRR.'"21A house
Luprairs. b.ilconv forgrear relaxation. Separate two, in Hickory Village. Walk to Yulee middle and high
car garage with a bonus room. Pets ok. On Island. schools. Great open floor plan with LR.and DRon front
$1L'750/mo of house open to large family ropm. Nice upgraded
94117 Fiddlers Walk Lane'- 2-1I s 4BR/3BA kitchen with breakfast area. Split floor plan with master
home in Fiddlers.Walk on over an / acre well'suite on one side and3 guest rooms on other. Irrigation
landscaped corner lot.. Large guest rooms withbay., .. g
system I'ci t...L OffH -hind 7.1, *i...
windows. Wood floors thr,,ughour. Over sized. ,
Florida room on back with tiled floors. Upgraded 3133 Bailey Road 1772 sf. 3BR/2BA single family
kitchen with double oven. Master bath has-walk-in home with huge yard both front & back! Joined Living
shoarer an'd jetted .tub. Pets ok. )ff Island. Room and Dinning areathat's' perfect for entertaining.
$1,750/mo. Tiled throughout main living areas with carpet in
95457 Sonoma Dr 2601 sf. 51R'3BA 2 story bedrooms. MoJUrr. kitchen with eat-in area. Parioout
house in the \oodbridge. Large, bright Family back overlooking large backyard. Pets ok, On .Island.
Room opens to Kitchen with Breakfast Area. Tile $1,150/mo.
and carpet floors. Gucit suite downstairs. Upstairs 23525 Bahama Point, #1621 1435 sf. 3BR/2BA
has Den/Office .Loft area with large Master Suite,. second floor unit with vaulted ceilings and a great view of
Covered Patio overlooking huge fully fenced the lake. Living area features a woodburning fireplace!
.backyard. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,650/mo. P "
3322 Fairway Oaks land.456 sf. 2BR/2BA Omni Large open Kitchen and screened p..rch crloaokirg rhe
Amelia Island Plantation villa located on the lake. Pets ok. Off Island, $1,100/mo.
Fairway. Recently remodeled with updated Kitchen 837B Mary St. 816 sf 2BR'I RA first floor duplex
and appliances. Generous living spaces with located on the North end of Amelia Island. Bright and
Living/Dining Room combined. Master suite with. open with large yard and car port. Pets ok. On Island.
private bath. Optional AIP membership available. $850/mo. .


Lee Richardson
Leasing


Brad Holland
Maintenance


Jane Collins
Accounting


Chaplin WillamR


*2BR/2BA OCEANFRONT Top floor,
$1,000/mo plus security, 6 month
lease. Call (904) 509- 6060 or (904)
753-0256.

[858 Condos-Unfwr.sh.d|
FOR LEASE 3BR/2BA condo,
Beachfront gated community. Ground
floor, no steps, 2 pools, $1700/mo. Call
(912)278-1067.
1BR/1BA BEAUTIFUL AMELIA
LAKES' CONDO $750/mo. Fresh
paint, Washer & Dryer, pool; gym,
tennis courts. Call (904)415-1165

859 Homes-Furnished
3BR/2BA SUMMER BEACH HOME -
with 1-car garage.- No smoking.
T,8nh/m, Call (30s1)9-O6n- 1


3BR/2BA HOME -. In Hilliard, In-
ground pool, all appliances including
W/D & dishwasher. $1250/mo + $1000
.dep. Call (904)307-6937.
3BR/2BA NEWER-LAKE VIEW HOME
I- n Heron' Isles. Backs to.
pond/preserv. area. Free carble 0 17-
Tidal Bay Ct., Yulee. i1095,5 mo
(916)580-659 ..
CARTESIAN POINTE Yulee. 3BR/
2BA, 2 car garaae brick home hie
floors, W'D, renced' b,:ckyara
$1100/m6. (904)206-2841


CURTISS H.
LASSERRE
Real Estate, Inc.
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RESIDENTIAL
LONG TERM RENTALS'
* 2519 S. FletcherAve. 3BR/2.5BA with:2880 sq.ft.
Grand old beach house with unusual floor plan
"1 i -; i ,. 7 1.u 1r O'.-.: I:t.j. u iiiji-.
S23820 Faom Park Blvd. 4BR/2aA 1988 approx.
sq.fthome. $3501omo. plusutil.Avail.08a01/I2.
4 Le ..l.j.-: ind.Water,

76129Long PondLoop,-3BR/2BA 1723sq.ft.$I,200
plus utilities
BEACH COTTAGE/MONTHLY RENTAL
2BRAIBA furnished 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.
$1,650/mo. indudes most utilities, water, sewer,
garbage, cable and intemet Available in July.
VACATION RENTAL
AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY 2BR/IBA
Ocean-view. 487 S. RFletcher. Across the street
from the bead.AII utill, wi-fl.TV & phone. -
*3BR/ 3BA townhome in Sandpiper Loop
51850/wk plus taxes & cleaning fee.
COMMERCIAL
Amelia Park Unit B small office (2 moms) with
bath, 576 sq. ft. $ 1000i/mo. + sales tax.
*474414 SR 200/A1A 840 sq. fl. office space +
2,000 sq. ft. warehouse Area and outside open
storage. High visibility $3,120.09 + -ax.
Five PointsVillage 1,200 sq.ft.AIA/S 8th St. expo-
sure Great for retail, services, or office.
$1,200/mo +sales tax.
*Amelia Park Unit E (14th St frontage) 910
approx. sq.ft., 3 offices, reception area. ldtchen
and bathroom. $1450s/mo. +utilities.
1839 S.8th St. adjacent to Huddle House, 1,800
sq.ft$1700/mo.i lease + t ax.Sale also considered.
A I A Frontage, approx. 550 sq. ft. of office space,
three rooms and a bath plus large outdoor area,
great for nursery, garden center, landscaping or
display. Can be split Into individual acres.
COMMERCIAL SALE/INVESTMENT
*Office Complex w/tenant for sale I excellent
Investment. 1941 Citrona .Dr -4690 sq.ft. indud-
ing additional lot. Call for more info 261-4066


9042 U.


338 TARPON AVE., 338 91027 TEAL COURT
Tarpon Ave., 3 Plex .at Marsh Lakes, 3BR/3BA
Main Beach. $265,000 spacious towrihome in
MLS#54661 .Marsh .Lakes. $1,65,000
SMLS#56325 w/acceptable offer


34 ,4ervinm t, uGreat opportunity
on the corner of Lewis and Ervin
street on historical American Beach.
This 50'x115' lot is fenced. Price
includes two homes being sold "as
is" with the right to inspect. The
homes' are presently occupied.
'Beware of dogs in the yard. Call for
appt. $190,000 MLS#55370


9ozuy LAINAINP ruIN I
RD. Premium residential lot
in gated community.
$119,900 MLS#56321


EXEC. OFFICE SUITES 100 sq. ft.
up to 2,000. sq. ft. Common area
receptionist, Internet, phone, utilities,
conference room, breakroom, secOrity,
all Included. For Info call 753-4179.



WAREHOUSE/OFFICE 2400sf
warehouse w/12'X15' office & bath.
Two 12X12 roll up doors. Amelia Island
Industrial Park, 2424-B Lynndale Rd.
Call Jim Deal 261-6230 or cell 415-
0423.

TRANSPORTATI


BEAUTIFUL NEW HOME 3BR/2BA,
W/D hookup, all new appliances.
South 6th St. Minutes from downtown.
Appointment only. Call (904)753-1346.
1,500 SQ FT 3BR/2.5BA, hardwood
floors, .lawn care Included in Piney
Island. $1,400/mo. (904)463-2770



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

VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well.
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
$495 a week. Call (904)757-5416..
MARATHON,/ KCB AREA 2/2 on
deep water canal. $1000/wk. + tax.
SElllsPeacock2@aol.com (954)821-1430



CENTRE STREET 'OFFICE SUITE -
Hardwood floors, brick exposures, new
windows;. reception area and mare.
(3).Offices, (2) Bathrooms. Must seel
$1250/mo.' Call, (904)261-9556 or
email: fotop@bellsouth.net \ .


VARIOUS OFFICES 600-;100sf.
2382 Sadler ,Rd. behind Amelia-
Insurance. (904)557-5644
BEAUTIFUL GATEWAY TO AMELIA
Office Space All utilities, CAM, &tax
included. 2 rooms,.' 370sf. $695. Call
(904)753-'0117. '


shopping.
20 minutes to
Jackson ille


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Eastwoo aks
Apartments


(9041 845-2922
37119 Cod Crdcle Hiliard, FL
NMon.-F ri. 8:30-5:30
Sal. ISun. by AppI.


FLORA PARKE 3 BR/2
BA very nice home

$163,000 MLS# 56950.


SPRING LAKE .DRIVE -
CALLAHAN 4 bedroom, 3/5
bath home.
$254,900 MLS#57053


Summer

Beach Lots :
*Lot 1:0 -lan Dr.
$44,000 #56771 --

* Lot 13 Avery Rd. zirr-i
$44,000 #56772 Amelia By The Sea, Ground 633 Ocean Ave (house)& 634
Floor Unitl 2/2 $295,000 MLS N. Fletcher (lot) combined
* Lot 15 Avery Rd. #57243 properties." Ope quarter (1/4)
$44,000 #56773 interest for sale. "As Is"
$150,000 MLS#55815.


FOR RENT
Let us professionally manage your property for you!

Commercial Residential






Commercial Office Space available. Timbercreek 76193 Long Leaf Loop
1939 19-19 5 8TH St. S300mo + La, & ,1,iLhies per ul 4 bedroom, 2 bath 2 car garage, screened tiled
back porch, close to 95 S1250 a month


2007 HONDA SHADOW 750C, Pearl
White, exc. cond., 12,600 miles,
,$4,250.00. Call (904) 583-0031


REALTOR.

OPEN HOUSE
PUBLIC INVITED

Saturday, June 23rd 1pm 4pm
ON. ISLAND
95239 Nassau River Road
3BR/2.5BA, ASF 2,700
$590,000

Sunday, June 24th 1 pm 4 pm
OFF ISLAND
95239 Nassau River Road
3BR/2.5BA ASF 2,700
$590,000






1925 S. 14TH St., Suite 4
Amelia Island, FL
1 0 Sales (904)277-9700

Property Management

(904)277-0907
www.ameliasurfside.com


Brian Woolard
General Manager


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