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'YOUARE OUR

SUNSHINE'
The Island Chamber Singers prepare for
photos for the 2012 Fall Concert Series on
an overcast day in front of the Nassau
,County Courthouse. The photographer,
Helmut Albrecht, is setting up lights to sub-
stitute for the missing sun when street ped-
dler Felix arrives, harmonicaAin hand. Felix
plays, "You are my Sunshine," the entire
choir chimes in an impromptu concert on
Centre Street and, of course, the sun
comes out. The choir honors Felix, "You are
our sunshine, you are our sunshine, you
make us happy when skies are grey, you'll
never know, dear, how much we love you,
so please don't take our sunshine away."
The Island Chamber Singers, directed by
Jane Lindberg, present classical works at
fall and spring concerts. Visit www.island-
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News-Leader
Nassau County Commissioners gave tentative,
approval Monday to changes in the county's land
development code that would make development eas-
ier for 24,000 acres owned by TerraPointe, Rayonier's
real estate arm, in Yulee.
The first phase of the project, involving about one-
sixth of the land, would include more than 4,000 hous-
es and 7 million square feet of commercial or indus-
trial uses, according to Rayonier documents.
The measure comes up for a final public hearing
when the board convenes Oct. 22.
"We are making the ... planned unit district (PUD)
easier to work with for developers and we're also
removing a whole section of the land development
code which is obsolete," said Peter King, the county's
interim growth management director.
Commissioners voted unanimously for the changes,
which would ease development regulations and adopt
new guidelines for growth in the East .Nassau
Community Planning Area, which has been more than
a decade in planning by county and Rayonier officials.
The changes aim to make the county more eco-
nomically competitive with neighboring counties by
aligning the land development code with the county's
comprehensive plan, King said.
Three chunks of land, totaling 4,200 acres, would
comprise the first phase of that development. The
bulk of th'e growth in the first phase is slated for a near-
ly 3,000-acre piece of land adjacent to the intersec-
tion of US 17 and SR 200. Two pieces of land, one on
the Georgia border to the north and the other off 1-95
south of A1A, also would be developed.
Officials hope the majority of growth in the first
phase will be tied directly to economic development,
primarily small businesses and industrial users.
But the only anticipated user of the land at this
time is Rayonier, which plans to build its Nassau head-
quarters in the area, King said. Construction on that
facility, he added, would not start until early 2013 at the
soonest.
"The first building that's going up there is
Rayonier's Nassau County office" across from William
Burgess Boulevard. said County Manager Ted Selby
on TuePd:,%,'
Pt'ajoetif if-om Rayonier and the county suggest
the development would add 4,000 residential rooftops
- 2,500 to the central piece of land and the remaining
1,500 destined for the smaller portions.
In effect, the amendments to the code would
remove restrictions limiting the amount of commercial
development and requiring a majority of development
be residential.
If commissioners approve them Oct. 22, Rayonier
would need to submit a detailed area site plan, which
would be subject to the approval of the Planning &
Zoning Board before coming back to the commis-
sion. County officials could approve the site plan and
the zoning changes by December, King said.
The planning board, which approved the code
amendments at a public hearing Sept. 17, and county
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Capt. Victor Y Goldberg
Captain Victor Y. Goldberg passed away at
age 61 on October 4, 2012, far too young for such
'an engaging, exuberant and devoted family man
and superb shipping executive.
Vic was born in San Francisco, the son of the
late Albert and D)oba Lee Goldberg. He was
raised in Marin County and was a graduate of
San Rafael High School. He
enrolled at the U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy in Kings Point,
Long Island, NY, where he grad-
uated with a bachelor's degree in
., nautical science in 1973 and
received a Meritorious Alumni
Service Award. After retiring as a
captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve, including a
tour of duty in Vietnam, he began work in shipping
at Chevron Corporation: later, he became chief
operating office of the shipping fleets at Arco. In
2002, he joined a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime
Corporation in New Jersey as VP, ship manage-
ment; more recently, he became VP, Marine
Operations, at Crowley Petroleum Services in
Jacksonville, where, in 2009, he received the
Thomas Crowley Trophy, the company's highest
honor.
In 1974, Vic married the love of his life,
Stephanie, who survives him as do their two chil-
dren, Major AJ Goldberg and Jessica Goldberg. He
is also survived by AJ's wife, Kendra, and their
infant daughter, Lucille, by Vic's sisters Karen
Adelson (and husband Ken) and Adalee Brown
(and husband Bruce), and Marcia Tunik (and
husband Lloyd), by Vic's sister-in-law Lillian
Romano (and husband Pat), his father-in-law
Stephen Vissagio, and many nieces and nephews.
Vic made his mark as a vivid personality begin-
ning in high school, where he acted in many
school plays. He had a wonderful and varied sense
of humor: his ability to imitate others fooled count-
less family members and friends when they
answered calls. He loved jokes and could tell
them in hilarious ways. But Vic had a serious
side to him as well. He worked with passion at his
profession, including being the captain of mam-
moth oil tankers starting at the tender age of 29
and traveling world-wide to inspect shipping inci-
dents on behalf of Crowley. 'He loved visiting
with his children, new granddaughter and other
family and friends, as well as his adorable dogs,
Cali and Jaxi. Vic and Steph shared wonderful
tinme-' together at their lovely home on Amelia
Is .ui He enjoyed the thrill of riding his Harley
ILotorcycle, especially with his son AJ,and he so
proudly loved listening to his daughter Jessica's
sterling piano recitals. As a lifetime loverof music,
he was an active member of the Men's Glee Club
of New York.
A private service was on held on Amelia Island


on ctober 7, 2012, with Rabbi Robert Good(man
presiding. A public memorial service will be held
at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point,
Il.og Island, at a later date.
" In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his
memory sent payable to ULSMMA Alumni
Association and 'oundation at 300 Steamhboal
Road, Babson Center, Kings Point, NY 11024.
Please share his life story at www.oxley-
heard.conm.
Oxley I leard Iuncral Directors

Patricia L. Graham
Ms. Patricia "Patsy" L. Graham, age 88, of
Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on Tuesday
evening, October 9, 2012 at the McGraw Center
for Caring in Jacksonville.
Born in Jacksonville, she was one of four
daughters born to the late Mabry Loraine and
Lucille Boyette Stewart. As a young child, her fam-
ily lived in Apopka, FL and during hei teenage
years they moved to Miami, FL. As a young
woman she served in the Women's Army Corps
during which time she met and later married
Charles Cameron Graham, an Army Captain. Mr.
Graham passed away in 1969. Mrs. Graham later
worked as an Accountant for a retail grocery
store chain in Jacksonville. She had three children
that she raised in the Jacksonville Beach area.
Mrs. Graham has made her home in Fernandina
Beach on Amelia Island since 1992.
She was a lifelong Baptist, a member of the
Daughters of the American Revolution and the
Genealogy Society of Amelia Island. Her family
are members of the Florida Pioneers, which cer-
tifies that they were settlers here prior to 1845.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Graham is
preceded in death by a brother, Carl Sievers, two
sisters, Gloria Lucille Stewart Saint-Gaudens,
Ella Jean Stewart Mason, a son, Gregory Hill
Grahan, a grandson, James Patrick Graham and
a great-grandson, Sean Devin Medlock.
She leaves behind, a son, Charles Cameron
Graham II, Wilson, NC, a daughter, Shirley Iuicille
Graham, Neptune Beach, FL, a sister, Lila Lee
Stewart, Fernandina Beach, FL, former daugh-
ters-in-law, Frances Pettingill, Jacksonville, FL,
Gloria Mathis, Atlantic-Beach, FL, a special niece,
Susan Morris, Columbia, SC, a dear friend. Winky
Robinson, Fernandina Beach, FL, five grand-
children, Charles Cameron Graham III, Emily
Lorraine Smith, Gregory Hill Graham, Jr., Cheryl
Lynne Kulp, Jimmy Graham and ten great-grand-
children.
Mrs. Graham will be laid to rest in a private
ceremony off the coast of Cumberland Island,
GA.
Please share her life story at www.oxley-


heard.com.


Oxley leardFuneral Direcors


DEATH NOTICE
Ronald Francis Cumm-
ings, age 78, of Hilliard, died on
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. He will
be laid to rest following the
committal service and military
honors at Jacksonville National
c(nmetery ;it ;a later date.
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NEW GAME IN TOWN


OBITUARIES


SAVE THE DATE


Shop with Cops
lThie eighth annual Shop With Cops for
underprivileged children takes place Dec. 12.
Children ages 1-11 are selected by local ele-
mentary school counselors to participate in
the Christmas shopping event at the island
Walmart,,where they are accompanied by vol-
unteer city police. One hundred percent of
money donated goes td the children.
Volunteers and contributors with caring
hearts make the program possible. Please
make checks payable to Shop With Cops and
mail to: City of Fernandina Beach Police
Department, ATI: Police Chief Jim Hurley,
"Shop With Cops Program," 1525 Lime St.,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035-0668.
For information contact volunteer program
chairman Don Monahan at
shopwithcops@aol.com or 277-2091.
Cookie tour
The Amelia Island Bed & Breakfast
Association will present its annual Holiday
Cookie Tour on Nov. 17 from noon-5 p.m., fea-
turing eight decorated inns and B&Bs.
Sample a signature cookie at each stop and
take home the recipe, get decorating ideas
and learn historical tidbits. Trolley rides will
be available to the inns along the beach and
horse-drawn carriages downtown.
Tickets are '20 before Oct. 31 and $25
after and available at the inns, the Chamber of
Commerce, the library and Purple Dove
Resale Center. VIP lodging packages (five
available per inn) are $150 and include one
mid-week stay, two tour tickets and Sunshine
Morning, the association cookbook. A portion
of ticket sales will benefit Micah's Place. For
information visit www.ameliaislandinns.com
or call 277-2328.
Tree lighting:
Starting at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 at the foot of
Centre Street, carolers, choirs, dancers and
singers will entertain visitors with the sights
and sounds of the Christmas season. Vendors
will serve hot chocolate and other delights,
plus Pirates will assist with toasting marsh-


mallows. Santa Claus will make his way down
Centre Street to the Christmas tree on a fire
engine at 2 p.m. All are invited to welcome
him to town. He will meet and take pictures
with the kids (and pets) until 5 p.m. for a
donation of $5 per photo. The city Christmas
tree lighting ceremony will begin at 6:15 p.m.
Visit www.ameliaisland.com for information.
Hosted by the city of Fernandina Beach.
Holiday auction & more
Amelia Community Theatre Guild will hold
it first annual "Holly Festival of Trees Gala"
live and silent auction on Dec. 2 from 6-9 p.m.
at the Main Stage Lobby, 207 Cedar St. Enjoy
live music, wine, hors d'oeuvres and the
chance'to bid on creatively decorated Christ-
mas trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses and
other auction items. Tickets are $70 per per-
son and available by calling 261-6749. Leave a
message and your call will be returned to con-
firm your payment and reservatiorf. Or con-
tact Shelia Davidson at actguild@comcast.net.
Local businesses,'groups or individuals
that would like to create and donate
Christmas wreaths or gingerbread houses for
the auction may contact Linda Janca or Shelia
Davidson at 261-6749 or email actguild@com-
cast.net for information.

The ACT Guild has planned a number of
sparkling events this season, including a holi-
day open house Nov. 17 and 30 and Dec. 1
from 1-5:30 p.m: View the theater lobby filled
with decorated trees, wreaths and ginger-
bread houses, then take a complimentary tour
of the ACT complex to better understand the
creation of live theater.

Breakfast with Santa is Dec. 1 from 9-11
a.m. in the holiday decorated ACT lobby.
.Attendance is limited. Tickets are-$20 per per'
son and include a pancake breakfast, enter-
tainment and a free 4 by 6 photo with Santa.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Tickets may be pur-
chased at the box office or by calling 261-
6749. Leave a message and your call will be
returned for confirmation. Or contact Shelia
Davidson at actguild@comcast.net.


WEEKLY UPDATE


Parking dCosures
Downtown Fernandina
Beach waterfront parking
lots C and D will be closed
until midnight Oct. 13 for the
Amelia Island Wine Festival.
Waterfront parking lots A'
and B will be closed to unau-
thorized vehicles from mid-
night tonight until midnight
Oct. 13. Signs will be posted
and unauthorized cars will be
towed.
The inaugural Amelia
Island Wine Festival is Oct.
13 along'the Amelia River in
downtown Fernandina
Beach. For details and tickets
visit www.ameliawine.com or
call 491-4872.

Veterans Day
parade
American Legion Post 54"
will sponsor the Veterans Day
Parade honoring all who
served at 11 a.m. Nov. 10. For
entry information contact
Cathy Dopson at 261-8473.
The parade will line up at
10:30 a.m. at the baseball
field at Ash and 11th streets.'
line-up numbers will be
assigned.
Sub dinners
The American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 54 will serve
meatball subs with a side
salad for a $6 donation on
Oct. 13 from 5-7 p.miflt the
Legion, 626 S. Third St. The


public is welcome to pick up
a sandwich to go or eat in the
smoke-free meeting hall. All
proceeds go back into pro-
grams sponsored by the
American Legion Auxiliary.
Yard sale
Amelia Island Museum of
History will host a multi-fami-
ly yard sale Oct. 13 starting
at 8 a.m. at 863 S. Fletcher
Ave., near the corner of
Jasmine Street All proceeds
will go to the museum. In
case of rain, the sale will be
rescheduled. For information
contact the museum at 261-
7378.
Gator Club
The Nassau County Gator
Club will meet at Beef 0'
Brady's on 14th Street in
Fernandina Beach on Oct. 13
at 6 p.m. for a viewing party
to watch the University of
Florida Gators take on the
Commodores of Vanderbilt
University. Wear your best .,
sports attire and enjoy food
and your favorite beverage as
you cheer for your team.
Admission is free. All are wel-
come.
WIN WIN
Jessica Miller of Fif's Fine
Resale Apparel will host the
next WIN WIN (Women in
Nassau Helping Women ip
Need) meeting Oct. 15 at'
6:30 p.m. at 1853 S. Eighth
St., Fernandina Beach.


LOOKING BACK


50
YEARS


25
YEARS


10
YEARS


An escapee from the county jail was cap-
tured the next day at. Hall's Service Station in
Amelia City.
October 11, 1962
The Joint Local Planning Agency of the
Fernandina and Nassau County commissions
was busy drafting a comprehensive plan by
the state's April 1, 1990 deadline to define
what the area would look like in 20 years.
October 15, 1987
'he World, a 664-foot luxury passenger
ship with cabins rented and sold like condos,
was set to dock at the Port of Fernandina for
one night.
October 11, 2002


Please bring a $10 check
payable to "Women of Power"
to benefit Nassau's own
Cedar Haven Transitional
House for women. They also
need cleaning supplies. Bring
an appetizer, dessert or bottle
of wine to share, brochures
and business cards to distrib-
ute and door prizes (option-
al). Non-alcoholic beverages
provided. To RSVP or for
information contact Connie
Braithwaite at (904) 759-0745.
Visit winwinnassau.com.
Confederate sons
The Sons of Confederate
Veterans will meet on Oct. 15
at 7 p.m. at the Pig BBQ
Restaurant in Callahan. This
month's historical presenta-
tion will be "The Civil War
Commissary and
Quartermaster Sergeant."
The public is always invited.
Retired educators
The Nassau County
Retired Educators
Association will meet Oct. 16
at 9:45 a.m. in the
Community Room of the
Fernandina Beach Police
SStation on lime Street. This
will be an organizational
meeting. Committees will be
meeting and planning
remaining programs and
activities. All retired educa-
tors are invited. For informa-
tion call Dotti Williams at
(904) 879-2857 or Stephanie
Manwell at 310-6010.


FOR THE RECORD

Only two vehicles were involved
in a bus crash at Yulee Middle
School Oct. 5, according to David
Buchanan, transportation director
for Nassau County schools. A brief
in the Police Report on Wednesday
that cited a higher number was
gleaned from a Department of
Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
report that was incorrectly attrib-
uted to another state agency.
The News-Leaderstrives fr accu-
racy. We will promptly correct all fwc-
tual errors. Please notify the editor of
errors at '.iir. 1 II,,1.. I~ '1..
or call'(904) 261-?696.


The Fernandina Beach
Duplicate Bridge Club will
have its inaugural session
on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at
the Woman's Club, 201
Jean LaFitte Ave. The club
will meet Wednesdays,
other than the first
Wednesday of each month,
at this location. Fred
Stokes, right, is the direc-
tor of this sanctioned
game. The FBDBC will fea-
ture electronic scoring,'
which provides quick,
accurate game results. All
are invited to play. If you
are in need of a bridge
partner, contact partner-
ship chair Vicky Lanier at
vnlanier@bellsouth.net or
for more information, con-
tact Stokes at fred-
stokes50@gmail.com.
SUBMITTfED


November 61

Make your vote count!




SWElect

RUSSELL L. JOHNSON

Nassau County School Board

District 4

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FRIDAY, OCTOI3:R 12,2012 NEWS,Ncws-Lcadcr


Airport

City officials conducted a
tour T'uesday of the Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport run-
way approaches to give citizens
a better understanding of the
tree mitigation project that will
be undertaken to address
obstruction issues created by
trees on airport and adjacent
city-owned property.
The Florida Department of
Transportation has directed the
City to immediately address
the safety issues created by
these obstructions or face the
possible loss of its operating
license, the city said iul a press
release.
The greatest level of discus-
sion and questions took place at
the ends of runway approaches
.27 and 22. The Runway 22
approach goes over the
Simmons Cove subdivision and
the city property in the north-
east quadrant of the Amelia
Island Parkway and South 14th
Street intersection. The tree mit-
igation plan has identified


plan targets 300 trees


approximately 225 trees as
obstructions in th(lie Runway 22
approach area.
Natural slash pines, approx-
imately 40-45 ycars old, repre-
sent tle majority of trees in this
area and are generally in lhe
75-110-fool height range. THie
city plans to harvest these trees
to recover a large portion of its
share of (lihe project cost.
Andrew Holesko of Passero
Associates, who facilitated the
discussion during the tour, said
(the area would no( be clear-cut
due to the presence of other
tree species, but the work would
require the use of heavy
machinery and trucks.
Based on a suggestion by
several citizens, city officials are
considering as part of the
restoration effort the inclusion
of some nature trails.
The Runway 27 approach
travels over the city golf course
and the mapping study identi-
fied approximately 70 trees as
obstructions. The plan calls for


almost half of (he identified
trees to be removed since (trim-
ming was not an option due to
the tree species or tihe tree's
probability to survive.
The Passero team has
reviewed the tree mitigation
plan with lthe city's golf course
director and superintendent.
Fencing and naive species
replanting will be done to
improve the overall visual
appeal of the golf course by both
its players and motorists pass-
ing by along Amelia Islandl
Parkway.
FDOT recently awarded the
city a grant in excess of
$200,000 to assist in the tree
mitigation plan that. will be
* added to grant funds from the
FAA as part of the Runway 4/22
rehabilitation.
City officials attending the
tour included Mayor Arlene
Filkoff, Vice Mayor Jeffrey
Bunch, City Manager Joe
Gerrity and Community
Development Director Marshall


McCrary.
Passero is the city's primary
('engineering consultant for (hei
airport and has been involved
with the city's airport projects
for more than 12 years.
Early McCall, a certified
arborist/forester who partici-
pated in the detailed tree survey
program earlier this year, was
also present.
After traveling to each run-
way approach, Holesko used a
large scale photo map with data
from the airport tree survey to
identify the trees and areas that
would be impacted by the miti-
gation program. Holesko reit-
erated that the current project
was addressing oiin Ih..- ,.- -.
on city property and the guiding
principles were to minimize the
number of trees to be removed
and to save oaks where possible
by trimming instead of remov-
ing. He also reminded the
group that no trees on private
property would be addressed
in this stage of the plan.


Amelia Island Trail work begins Monday


Construction on the Amelia
Island Trail will begin on
'Monday, according to Florida
department ofTransportation's
District 2 Project Manager
Thomas Butler.
The $2.3 million construc-
tion contract was recently
awarded to the J. B. Coxwell
Contracting Co. ofJacksonville.
Project Manager Eddie
Green will lead the construc-
tion effort and 'he assured
FDOT management that his
company will finish by the 120
calendar-day deadline. Factor-
ing in potential "suspension",
days for weather and holidays,
that will put the projected com-
pletion date for the trail at mid-
February to early March 2013.


GROWTH
Continued from 1A
staff have recommended com-
missioners approve the amend-
ments. -
"This has been thoroughly
discussed at many hearings at
the Planning & Zoning Board
level and vetted by your staff,"
said Mike Mullin, former coun,
ty attorney now representing
Rayonier. .
Added Mullin, "This pro-
vides the zoning district that
fits that 24,000, plus or minus,
acres."
One resident, Michele Kling


Local bicyclists, trail advo-
cates and state, county and city
officials have been planning this
trail for over 10 years. When
completed, the Amelia Island
Trail will be a 6.2-mile, paved,
off-road, multi-use path which
will stretch from Peters Point
Park south alongside A1A to
the Amelia Island State Park at
Nassau Sound.
The trail will essentially be a
linear public park, and much of
it will be beneath the existing
tree canopy. It will link with the
Timucuati Trail, which is being
constructed on the Talbot
Islands. Together the two trails
will provide approximately 14
miles of safe recreation. Both
trails will be designated as part


of Fernandina Beach, was con-
cerned that costs related to the
development would be passed
on to the taxpayer.
Commissioner Barry Holloway
assured her that would not be
the case and asked Mullin to
clarify that point.
The development, Mullin
said, would place-no burden on
the county or its taxpayers.
,Instead, he-told the board in
previous meetings on the mat-
ter, developers and residents
of future developments would
foot the bill for new develop-
ment.
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of the East Coast Greenway, a
3,000-mile path planned to runL
between Calais, Maine and Key
West.
Funding for the trail con-
struction is provided by federal
sources through the North
Florida Transxportation Planning
Organization, a four-county,
regional organization that helps
manage and prioritize trans-
portation projects for Northeast
Florida. No local government
funds will be required for con-
struction., A nonprofit organi-
zation, Friends of the Amelia
Island Trail, Inc., has been
formed to raise funds to help
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beach accesses


ANGELA DAUGI ITRY
News Leader
CitS commissioners last
week approved a grant appli-
cation that will require up to
$15,000 in city funds for new
signs at city beaches.
The city was requesting
maximum grant funding of
$30,000 with a 100 percent
match, but resident Len
Kreger, who is assisting with
the grant project, said the
city's share would be closer,
to $11,000.
The funds from the city
will provide a match for a
Coastal Partnership Initiative
grant from the National'
Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration.
The grant, if approved, will
pay for upgraded educational
signs and displays at North
Beach, Main Beach and
'Seaside parks.
The funds will also pay for
designing and installing
informational signs at all 48


beach access points within the
city.
Those signs will include
information on beach litter
and applicable city ordi-
nances. New sign mounts will
be installed for existing cur-
rent and flag warning signs.'
Educational kiosks would
have information on the pro-
tection of sea turtles, gopher
tortoises, shorebirds and the
dune system, plus material on
the identification of right
' whales.
Kreger said local citizen
groups would be available to
donate their time toward the
signage project. He noted
Florida Public Utilities had
committed to donating labor,
as well as the Sierra Club and
local kayak clubs. He also said
it would probably not cost
more than about $9,000 in city
labor .for the signs to be'
installed over a year's time.
The grant application is
due Oct. 31.
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FRIDAY, Oci l:R 12, 212 2 NEWS News-Leader


Online program lacks 'focus


KATI lllCI.GROVF'
Conm n iiity Netvspapers

A new online program
needs additional participa-
tion from parents and teach-
ers for lull utilization.
The Focus program pro-
vides teachers with an
online grade book, assign-
ments, online attendance
taking and discipline refer-
rals accessible for parents in
real time.
The program began in
Yulee and Hilliard schools
last year and moved to the
entire district this fall.
School board member
Kathy Burns requested an
update during the Nassau
County School Board meet-
ing Sept. 27.
"Everybody who has
asked for access has pretty
much got it by now," said
Sharyl Wood, executive
director of administrative
services. "The schools have
been finishing up entering
the, parents' requests for
accounts and mailing or
sending out that informa-
tion to parents. I expect that
to be an ongoing thing."
She added about 35 per-
cent of parents within the
district are accessing the
information but there is
room for more to apply.
"We hope they will,"
Wood said. "We did do a
school reach message to
remind everyone that we
did have this service and
encouraged them to contact
their schools to get their
accounts."
She said some parents
have contacted her about
issues they had logging in
online. However, some of
the users were using a pass-


We'll work through these issues. I think
before the school year's over. 1 think it
will be a real asset to everybody par-
ents, teachers and administrators.'
JOHN RUIS
NASSAU COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT


word to Edline instead. One
user had gone online and
had unintentionally
accessed a different pro-
gram by the same name.
Burns asked if teachers
had any issues printing
spreadsheets.
Wood said that the
spreadsheets are in an
Excel format, which allows
teachers to manipulate
grade information and print
accordingly.
Burns asked if there wais
a gap among teachers who
had not accessed tihe pro-
granm and subsequent train-
ing videos they were
assigned to access.
Wood affirmed that the
majority are accessing the
program and utilizing it
properly.
"I had one individual
who attempted' the final
exam 12 times and didn't
watch any videos," she said.
"Is it pass, fail?" Burns
interjected.
"They have to get an 80
percent," Wood replied. "So
you know if there's any
question, sometimes at a
certain point when I would
get questions from a
teacher that I thought had
clearly been covered in the
videos, I would go back and
look at that teacher's record
to see if they actually


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watched the video. In some
cases, yes, they've watched
them multiple times and in
some cases, no. So in a few
cases, not very many, but
in two or three cases, I have
recommended to people
that they should access the
video and that might help
them understand."
An issue with the fire-
wall has also been correct-
ed. Some teachers were
posting multiple pages of
grades at one sitting to meet
progress report deadlines.
They were asked not to do
that to ensure grades were
properly posted and saved,
Wood said, adding that the
program works best when
teachers post grades as they
go along.
"I think the vast majori-
ty are doing that," she
added. "I look at people's
grade books all the time
when they call me and they
have a problem and 1 have
to go in and look at to see
what the problem is. I've
seen lots and lots of grades,
you know, graded work for
parents to look at."
Eventually parents will
have an ability to access
Focus through a link at the
district website that will also
include Edline access.
Superintendent John
Ruis said the program is
going well but it is paradigm
shift for teachers.
"We'll work through
these issues," he said,
adding that he is pleased
with the program's imple-
mentation so far. "I think
before the school year's
over, I think it will be a real
asset to everybody par-
ents, teachers and adminis-
trators."


A help) desk coordinator
was hired recently to pro-
vide technical support and
relieve Wood from those
duties.
Turning to another
agenda item, West Nassau
High School senior Tyler
James submitted a propos-
al that could allow a student
advisory council to assist
the school board. The board
will consider applying stu-
dent advisory activities to
community service hours.
James will share his
research and ideas with
area students as well when
the board approves a final
draft.
Ruis said he would like
to see students selected
from each high school.
Burns agreed Ihalt was
a good idea. "It would be
another way for us to hear
from the students and from
your peers about issues that
are important to you. And
you know there may be
something that we're miss-
ing that we don't know that
you know and your ear is
to them and then you could
present it to us."
"It provides an educa-
tional opportunity for all
sides," James said.
School board chair-
woman l)onna Martin
favored moving forward
with the project as did the
rest of the board, com-
mending James for his
efforts.
Ruis will follow up with
James as soon as possible.
"We can move forward
with it and craft it to incor-
porate some of the com-
ments and suggestions
made this evening," he said.
"I think it would be a good
opportunity to maybe edu-
cate those student repire-
sentatives, too, on what's
going on with the legisla-
ture and the federal gov-
ernment with regard to edu-
cation. It might be very
enlightening."
"Anytime we can open
that line of communication
with students, it's a win-
win." Martin said.


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Nassau homeless


KATHIECOLGROVE
Community Newspapers

At least 105 school-aged children in
Nassau County are classified as home-
less. That number could more than
double by the school year's end.
As of Sept. 25,44 children in west-
ern Nassau and 61 other children,
mostly from the Yulee area, qualified
as homeless, said Andreu Powell,
Office of Intervention and Prevention
Services coordinator,.
During the 2011-12 school year,
210 students experienced non-tradi-
tional living arrangements with rela-
tives or friends. The year prior, 146 stu-
dents were displaced due to a lack of
affordable housing and jobs.
Students who live with relatives,
family or friends or in other non-tra-
ditional settings such as motels, cars,
campgrounds and public spaces qual-
ify as homeless under the McKinney-
Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
The sluggish economy continues
'to plague financially strapped fami-
lies.
"Most of our kids are living in con-
ditions the federal government calls
doubled-up," Powell ,aid. "Although
these kids may have a roof over their
head, they have lost their original
homo due to economic hardship or
natural disaster and are living with
extended family or friends."
Some may also live in tents.
"Tent cities are typically a cluster
of homeless individuals who have
banded together in a location out of
the public eye where they will not be
discovered or harassed," said Robyn
Andrews, president of the Coalition
for the Homeless of Nassau County.
, "Although outreach. workers fre-
quently encounter them,.they are dif-
ficult to pinpx)int and move from place
to place on a regular basis to avoid
discovery. A trusted outreach worker
may be able to locate and approach
them without alarming them, but typ-
ically if someone encounters their.
location, they are quick to find a new
location."
The school district relies on dona-
tions and grants to aid displaced chil-
dren.
"Funding for services is and has
been very limited," Powell said.
"Although the district is happy to pro-
vide these services, this is another
case where the federal government


passes a law requiring school districts
to provide services, but gives us no
money to do it."
Title I entitlements of $6,000 have
been set aside for district use, but
those funds are not allocated just for
homeless students.
"It is there for students in need
under a variety of circumstances,"
Powell said. "The school district has
become overwhelmed with the num-
ber of homeless students and their
needs, as well as state and federal
requirements concerning them."
New this year, a $45,000 grant will
provide for a new staff member who
will serve as a liaison for homeless
students. The Nassau County School
Board was to consider applicants
Thursday night.
School officials identify students
as homeless through information
obtained through school enrollment
packets. Students who are still home-
less when the subsequent school year
starts must again complete paperwork
for identification purposes. The chal-
lenge is to identify existing students
within the school system, according to
Powell.
"Once the suspected identification
takes place, then students must be
enrolled in the program and their
rights are explained to them," he said.
"Arrangements are then made to find
out what services they may need."
Area schools assist children by
providing school supplies, breakfast,
lunch, toiletries and other necessities.
"In many cases, we can provide
.transportation services to the stu-
dent's school-of-origin so the student
can stay in the same school even if
the family relocates to a different com-
munity," Powell said.
Community groups like the Inter-
Faith Dinner Network, Micah's Place
and the Coalition for the Homeless
also help.
Because clothing shortages
abound among displaced children, the
school district accepts donations for
new clothes and new undergarments,
Powell said.
"We were especially fortunate
.recently when someone in the
community hosted her child's birth-
day party to help the homeless," he
added. "The young birthday boy
asked guests to bring a donation for a
needy child instead of gifts for him-
self."


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12,2012 NEWS News-Leader


Cars are coming


- a seismic shift


The open market is a fasci-
nating thing to behold.
Consumers react to changing
dynamics in theI world and
spend accordingly. Homes,
vehicles, fashion, technology
and many other products are
a moving target.
Manufacturers have to either
anticipate or create (Apple)
the market. No better exam-
ple of product evolution exists
than the global vehicle mar-
ket. It is immense, diverse
and ever volatile.
We are in the midst of a
seismic shift back to cars,
even in.light of somewhat
moderating fuel costs (under
$4). The car shift is certain to
escalate as CAFE (Corporate
Fuel Economy Average) man-
dates are firmly in place.
Manufacturers will have to
achieve vehicle sales averag-


ing 50-plus
miles per
gallon in the
future.
Trucks,
,. which are
pick-ups,
S .SUVs and
minivans,
will give way
REFFER'S to more car
CORNER production.
What you
will see,
RickKeffer rolling out in
the next
decade will blow both our
minds get ready.
For this week, let's look at
2012 year to date versus 2011
YTD car and truck sales. In
addition, we will look at
September 2012 YTD results
versus 2007 YTD in terms of
volume and car/truck mix.


Cars were only 49percent ofthe vehicle
market in 2007 Cars were up to 523 percent
year over year in September 2012.


Car sales for September
2012 Yl'D were 5.7 million,
with that comprising 52.3 per-
cent of the market. Truck
sales for the same period
were 5.2 million, at 47.7 per-
cent of the market.
Looking at 2011 YTD, car
sales were 4.82 million and
50.6 percent of the market.
Truck sales last year for this
same period were 4.7 million
and 49.4 percent of the mar-
ket. Cars up from 50.6 per-
cent to 52.3 percent year over
year is a big shift. Car sales
advanced 882,952 units, while


truck sales advanced 498,167.
The result is car sales are
up 18.3 percent this year and
truck sales are up 10.6 per-
cent. A definite trend is build-
ing in a market up 15 percent
overall.
So, where are we in histor-
ical terms after a few years of
healthy gains? To look at that,
we will go back to 2007, five
short years ago. September
2007 YTD sales were 12.4 mil-
lion versus-.10.9 million this
year. That makes 2012 results
11.8 percent down from 2007.
Still very encouraging com-


pared to the depths we had
plunged to in 2009.
I kingig again at the car
versus truck comparison, cars
were only 49 percent of the
market in 2007. That repre-
sented 6.1 million units. Our
5.7 million units this year is
very nearly back there.
Trucks are off 800,000 units
from 2007. We begin to see
long-term and short-term data
to verify a market shift, which
will escalate with government
and energy cost influences.
I wouldn't want to have to
classify what is a car or truck
going forward. Mini SUVs,
crossovers.(modern station
wagons), minivans and five-
door models will be hard to
sort. Great, creative offerings
will respond to market fac-
tors, and following this indus-
try will tell a lot about global


directions. It would make a
good ongoing case study at all
the elite business colleges
like Wharton. Incredible vehi-
cles are already on dealers'
lots today. If you haven't been
out in a year or a decade, do it
and see the great products
available, with 2013's readily
available. Have a good week.
Rick Keffer owns and oper-
ates Rick Keffer Dodge
Chrysler Jeep in Yulee. He
invites questions or positive
stories about automobile use
and ownership.
rwkcar@aol.com


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POLITICS IN BRIEF


GOP executive
committee
The Republican Ekecutive
Committee will hold its
monthly meeting on
Thursday at 7 p.m. at the
Nassau County Building,
86026 Pages Dairy Road
West, Yulee. Speakers are
candidates for Port Authority,
District 1 Richard Bruce and
Melvin Usery. All Republicans
are welcome.

liberty Dwellers
Patriots from across the
state of Florida will gather at
the steps of the Old State
Capitol Building in
Tallahassee on Saturday, Oct.
20 to call for legislators to
pass legislation to remove UN
Agenda 21 from Florida.
Speeches by experts on
UN Agenda 21 "will empower
you with the knowledge that
you need to educate your
elected officials, as well as
your friends and family, about
the evils of the UN's
entrenchment in America.
Musical interludes will rouse
your patriotic spirit," accord-
ing to a press release.
Participants are urged to
bring a chair or blanket,
drinks and snacks, signs -
."andyour love for freedom!"
' y-.ur . "


Additional information
about Liberty Dwellers can be
found on the website
www.LibertyDwellers.co m.
For information contact
Michele Kling at 556-6982.

Democratic Oub
The Democratic Club of
Amelia Island will host its
next dinner meeting Oct. 23
at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton
Road. Doors will open at 6
p.m. with dinner served at 7
p.m. A cash bar will be avail-
able.
Speaker for the evening
will be Nancy Soderberg, U.S.
foreign policy strategist and
presently a professor at the
University of North Florida.
Soderberg is the former U.S.
representative to the United"
Nations with the rank of
ambassador and is the cur-
rent Democratic candidate for
the Florida State Senate,
District 4.
To reserve, send a check
for $15 per person, payable to
DCAI, to DCAI/P.O. Box
1153/Fernandina Beach, FL,
32035. Checks may also be
dropped off at party head-
quarters on Eighth Street in
Fernandina Beach.
For more information or to
reserve by phone or email,


contact Carla Voisard at (904)
849-7076 or
csvoisard@gmail.com.

Nurses for Bean
The Florida Nurses
Political Action Committee,
the PAC of the Florida Nurses
Association, has endorsed
Republican Aaron Bean in his
bid for the Florida Senate
District 4 seat.
"Florida Nurses PAC has
voted to endorse the candida-
cy of Aaron Bean for the
Florida Senate, District 4,"
said Bonnie Sklaren, chair of
FNPAC. "The Florida Nurses
Association is the largest
statewide organization of reg-
istered nurses and is primari-
ly focused on developing and
shaping health care geared
toward making high quality
health care services accessi-
ble to all Floiidians at a rea-
sonable cost."
Bean currently works for
Shands Jacksonville as the
relationship development offi-
cer.

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Local Democrats are invit-
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Democratic Club each
Wednesday at noon to meet
together, discuss issues and
share ideas. The club is locat-
ed on the corner of Eighth
and Date streets in
Fernandina Beach.

Election2012
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for local election information.
The general election is sched-
uled for Nov. 6.


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OPINION


FRIDAY, OCTOBIER 12.2012 News-Leader


Don't read this! Go catch mullet instead


Musings, opinions, observa-
tions, questions, and random
thoughts on island life,
Fernandina Beach and more:
Did you know that Rick
Stocksill, former Fernandina
Beach High School quarter-
back in the mid 1970's who
grew up on the island, now,
coaches the Middle
Tennessee Blue Raider foot-
ball team that, in a surprising
upset, crushed Georgia Tech,
49-28 in Atlanta two weeks
ago? Following his stint as a
FBHS Pirate, Rick was
recruited by Florida State's
Bobby Bowden where he
played on the same team as
another local Seminole quar-
terback and current owner of
the Florida House Inn and the
next-door Green Turtle, Ernie
,Saltmarsh.
Amelia Islanders apparent-
ly have an insatiable appetite.
for pizza but what I don't get
is that with all the really good
individually owned pizza joints
hereabouts, why do all these
chain parlors keep popping
up? Papa John's is opening a
place near the 14th Street
movie theater, there is a
Dominos, Pizza Hut and Little
Caesar that I know of, all with
pizzas that, to me, taste like


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MYntS, SEBEYS
AMO THE TMUH


thIe card-
board con-
,. tainersthey
come in.
Why eat this
bland corpo-
rate formula
stuff when
you can
choose from
DA S delicious,
WORLD creative and,
S ...- in many
cases, cus-
David N tom-ordered
Scott pies made in
locally
owned and operated parlors
such as Townies, Tony's Brick
Oven, Sandy Bottoms, Art6,
Moon River, Ops and
Gennaro's? Just wondering.
The mullet are running,
folks, and from all reports
they are plentiful with large
schools passing along our
beaches now, so grab a net
and go get some, then smoke
them and sell them to the
local bars and restaurants or
set up a roadside stand or a
booth at one of the island's
two farmers markets, and
Then let me know as fast as
you can because I'll supply the
cold beer and a bottle of -
Texas Pete, the only sides you


FORECLOSURE
SURVIVAL
I UIDEg -


need for (his old-tliney deli-
cious Florida treat. Writing in
the Florida Times-Union last
Sunday, Bob McNally detailed
ai mullet smoking formula that
he says old Florida crackers
swear by, takes just two hours,
a smoker costing less than
$40 and uses your choice of
blackjack oak, hickory, apple,
-peach or lemon, orange or
even mesquite wood. So stop
reading this nonsense and go
net some mullet.
At the Courtyard the other
night, while listening to piano
man John Springer play Cole
, Porter's 1935 classic "Begin
the Beguine," it occurred to
me I had no idea what the
heck a "Beguine" is, and nei-
ther did anyone else in the
place as we were all stumped
for an answer, including John.
So; when I went home, I
looked it up, and it isn't what I
thought at all not a formal
ball, a party, banquet, orgy or
soup, nope, none of these
things. So I'll do what'John
does when folks can't guess
the name of a tune he's play-
ing I'll tell you next week or,
if you're at all curious, you can
look it up yourself.
Ricky and Mary Pigg, new
owners of Joe's 2nd Street
Bistro, have some exciting
changes in store for their
downtown restaurant so
watch this space for details.
Ricky, the local lad who spent
manylyears fine tuning his









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Wh ile listening to piano man John Springer
play Cole Porter's 1935 classic 'Begin
the Beguine, "it occurred to me I had
no idea what the heck a 'Beguine" is.


culinary skills in venues that
catered to well-known celebri-
ties while wandering in the
wilderness before returning
to his hometown paradise to
buy the bistro, is getting
ready to offer Nassau County
residents who can prove they
live here a 15 percent local
discount card. I asked Ricky,
who boasts such a descriptive
surname, if a barbecue joint
wouldn't have been more
appropriate and he just grunt-
ed. Call 321-2558 to pig out
with the Piggs.
* *
Others who left the island
only to realize that the grass
wasn't really greener on the
mainland include Robert
Camp and Foy Tyler Maloy,
who worked together at the
old Horizons restaurant at the
corner of Ash and South
Eighth Street some 13 years
ago and have just recently
been reunited in the same
kitchen at the soon to open
upscale David's with Camp as
chef and Maloy as sous chef
and both boasting impressive
culinary degrees and back-
grounds guaranteed to make
this posh new spot a must-go-
to destination. And wait until
you get-a load of the rest of


the staff, which had to under-
go strenuous and lengthy
training and must abide by a
strict dress code.
* *
Everybody complains
about Comcast, right? So a
couple weeks ago when I
opened my Comcast bill I was
surprised to see charges for
services I did not order, so
with bill in hand I drove to the
South 14th Street Comcast
location fully expecting to do
battle with one of the clerks
there, but it was not to be.
Employee Uzabeth Perez was
as pleasant a person as I've
ever dealt with, patiently lis-
tening to my plea, examining
the bill and agreeing that
there was indeed an over-
charge, correcting it on the
spot, and that was that.
In addition, Keith Cook,
another islander who labors
for the cable giant, had my
house neatly rewired in
record time, was a very polite
and professional young man
and endeared himself to my
wife by always removing his
shoes before entering. No
complaints here and thanks to
Comcast's human resources
department for hiring folks
like Lizabeth and Keith; now


give them both a raise and a
bonus.
* *
Want to get away from it all
but don't want to go too far to
get there? Then the Amelia
Island Oceanfront Bed &
Breakfast has a deal for you,
and in order to take advantage.
of it you have to be a resident
of Nassau County and be able
to prove it to snag one of the
B&B's special $200 two-night
stays in an oceanfront suite
that includes breakfast as well
as the bed. While the tourists
are back up north shoveling
snow, stuck in horrible traffic,
breathing in smog, toiling at
some boring 9-5 mundane job,
you and your significant other
can ride your bikes over to the
584 South Fletcher Inrr and
enjoy a relaxing on-the-beach
weekend for only $100 a night
after handing the keys to your
home here over to your in-
laws and screwy Aunt Sylvia
from Sheboygan. Call Han or
TJ at (904) 430-0026 to book
this local special that ends
Dec. 15.
For just $50 you can pub-
licly have a relative, friend or
acquaintance that you think
deserves it hit with a brick,
but this "hit" isn't spiteful or
painful and will honor that
person by having their name
and any other appropriate
information inscribed on a
four-inch by eight-inch clay
block that will then be part of
the patio surrounding the flag-
pole at the new Veterans
Memorial Park, the corner of
Atlantic Avenue and 11th
Street. The person being "hit"
doesn't have to be a veteran, .
just someone you think
deserves some recognition,
like yourself maybe, and the
$50 is tax deductible, so go by
American Legion Post 54 at
626 S. Third St. or call them at
261-7900 to buy your bricks
and whack someone with your
respect. Hurry as they'd like
to have it completed by
Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
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i VIEWPOINT/CoLEMAN LANGSI IAW/FRIZNANDINA BEACH



Weigh facts about city marina


I cannot, in good faith, let misinformation
be perpetuated at the expense of the tax-
payers and remain silen( on tlie topic.
Dismiss as you may, that I am the for-
mer city marina director, who only has an axe
to grind, but I implore reasonable minds to
weigh the facts, not the revised facts that have
been presented as reasons and evidence that
the current management of the city marina
should remain.
In its article of Oct. 5 ("Marina manager
retained by 3-2"), the News-Leader accurately
reported that "according to the city's contract
with Westrec, it (the city) is paying salaries for
seven marina employees, plus their health
insurance and benefits." Additionally, as
stated in the article, the city also will pay
$543,024 towards the marina debt (for dredg-'
ing and construction expenses) along with
next year's city obligation of $31,700 every
month, for its share of payroll and benefits for
employees.
So to first answer Commissioner Jeffrey
Bunch's question, "If we terminate the
lease . do we have the money to do it our'-
selves?" The answer is whether or not we
do or don't, we nonetheless have been paying
for it for the last three years. And further-
more, in question to Commissioner Bunch's
assertion that "we don't have the money
budgeted to do that," how then have we
been paying for the salaries and benefits, it
wasn't budgeted? Apparently it always has
been. In other words, the taxpayers have
been paying those expenses, which were pre-


viously borne by the enterprise fund
when the city's marina department ran the
facility.
To further exacerbate the manipulation of
facts, Gary Groenewold's statements that
Westrec was responsible for the improve-
ments to the marina, including the docks,
mooring field and critical improvements to the
fire suppression system, is an absolute false
statement.
The city's marina department, in conjunc-
tion with facilities maintenance, the finance
department, the grants administrator and
Passero Associates were responsible for these
improvements. It is deplorable for Mr.
Groenewold to make such assertions, and
absurd that the city commission or city staff
would allow that to go unrefuted! Westrec
inherited a turnkey operation that included
the new docks, the renovated boater's
facility and bathrooms and a recently dredged
marina.
It is also noteworthy that Westrec, in its ini-
tial presentation during our RFP, stated that
they would enhance our marketability and
could lower our fuel purchase expenses both
key selling points. They were made fully
aware that although the marina had been
recently dredged, that it would silt in again.
They also were very aware that our national
economy had been in a recession, and the
marina industry had been significantly impact-
ed. Nonetheless, they made the case that they
could and would make the city marina prof-
itable and self-sustaining, so much so that the


city could pay the debt service and continue
with a regular maintenance dredging program.
Then reality hit. Westrec had to ask (and
received) financial relief from the city commis-
sion for some of the rent, because they were
unable to make any money. The reasons given
for this were siltation, the economy and the
competition from the other fuel dock a few
hundred yards to the north. They ran into the
very same issues that stymied and eventually-
sunk the marina department, but were and
still are rewarded, instead of being vilified like
their predecessors.
City Manager Joe Gerrity said it best and
most correctly. "We pay for everything; we pay
$108,000 for the Westrec name, plus all (mari-
na) personnel expenses."
It would behoove the commission to listen
to our city manager. We could save $108,000
by taking back the marina and putting it under
the recreation department. The staff is already
in place, and we are already paying their
salaries and other expenses. Manager Joe
Springer, Dockmaster Kevin Little and the rest
of the current marina staff are well-seasoned
and dedicated employees, and would do the
city proud, being a part of the city team -
where they belong.
Ultimately, an extra $100,000 a year back
into the City budget seems like a good idea. It
is amazing that such an obvious choice has
been dismissed. It's more amazing that no
one, other than Commissioners (Charles)
Corbett and (Sarah) Pelican, understand the
obvious.


Farmanin alsinyur meet and hold town-hall-style meet-
ings on the subject. If enough citizens
neighborhood agree it is worth looking into, the issue
If you live on Amelia Island and will be placed on the ballot at the next
your property is zoned RS2 by Nassau election. If it is-approved by a certain
County did you know you can keep number of homeowners or voters in
goats, chickens, roosters, ducks and the area, then work can start on other
pigs on your property. It doesn't mat- needed items.
ter how your neighbors feel. Maps must be drawn up and sur-
The code enforcement board met veys taken as to the exact boundaries.
on Tuesday at the James S. Page Current zonings and land uses must be
Governmental Complex in Yulee. noted on the map. The city must show
During this meeting the code enforce- it has enough money or projected
ment board determined there was not income to set up an operating budget,
a county ordinance that prohibits live- including being able to pay employ-
stock and farm animals on property ees.
zoned RS2 in Nassau County. This is The city must also decide what type
residential single family. of government body it will have (coun-
I live on the island outside Fernan- cil, mayor, commissioner, manager)
dina Beach and my property is zoned and then elect and/or hire these indi-
RS2. The adjoining property owner viduals. Then a city charter (constitu-
recently began accumulating livestock tion, bylaws) must be drawn up and
and farm animals on his property. I approved by the state.
registered a-complaint with the code It would be a tremendous task to
enforcement office on May-31 regard- push for the incorporation of Yulee,
ing this. The code enforcement offi- especially in this economy. I'm neither
cer issued a notice of violation on July for nor against it, because I do not
3. They property owner refused to understand all the aspects of incorpo-
rei~ove the livestock and farintgi rationt,and I would, c rtainlh have to
rmas .' : '" ha: more expert advice. l.welcome
The code enforcement board was any and all feedback because this is a
presented with case #12-732 on major issue for Yulee residents, and it
Tuesday. The board ruled the livestock might pop up even more in the near
and farm animals can stay on the future. And I already know one indi-
adjoining property, stating there is not vidual who is Willing to be our first
a specific code prohibiting livestock mayor!
and farm animals in residential single Benjamin lloyd
family zoning. Yulee
The code enforcement board has
now set a precedent. If you thought Sustainable?
you were safe from having live-
stock and farm 'animals living I have read your notices in recent
next door, think again. If you ever issues of this paper ("'Sustainable
requested to keep livestock and farm Amelia' set to meet Nov. 5," Oct. 5).
animals on your property and were While the majority of the residents of
denied, looks like the rules have our small island favor strong environ-
changed. mental regulations, I for one believe the


Stephanie Ogilvie
Fernandina Beach


The city ofYulee?
Recently, I've noticed some com-
munity members who would like to
see the incorporation of Yulee become
a reality. The reasoning behind the
incorporation varies from person to
person.
Some say they would like to see
better services offered to the residents
of Yulee. .
Others say that Yulee is starting to
lose its identity. With the name
"Amelia" popping up everywhere on
this side of the bridge, many fear that
Fernandina (or even the future city of
Crandall) may try to annex Yulee or
that the name might even get changed
to Amelia.
Many feel that with all the growth
. happening in Yulee, the taxes from
these businesses and residences could
be put to better use within the incor-
porated city of Yulee.
Advantages of incorporation could
include better services offered, such as
police and'emergency, recreation and
some utilities. Other advantages
include having a stronger voice for the
citizens of the community, higher prop-
erty values and through local zoning
laws, residents can control develop-
ment. The city could also get grants to
help fund some projects.
Disadvantages include an increase
in taxes, more restrictive ordinances
(both good and bad), liability issues,
finding the right leadership, meeting
state and federal mandates, dealing'
with outraged citizens and having
another level of government to deal
with. The incorporated city must also
deal with maintaining roads, bridges
and other infrastructure.
Residents of Yulee must be willing
to run for office and serve the citizens
in a fair, responsible fashion. Major
decisions made previously at the coun-
ty level would be made locally. Making
the wrong decision could put the city
of Yulee in jeopardy or in a lawsuit and
tie up much needed dollars.
And becoming incorporated is not
something that can be done overnight.
It could take years. Residents must


Sustainable movement across the
nation is not good for America. I am
sure there are numerous residents that
will attend your meetings thinking they
are attending an environmental meet-
ing without knowing the consequences
of the real agenda.
Since this movement started in 700
colleges (that should give everyone
pause), the force to do this is tremen-
dous. This movement not only involves
wrong-headed environmental issues,
but also will -change our ability to
choose our mode of transportation,
impact our ability to pay for gas,
restructure our economy and govern-
ment and change our freedom that we
enjoy now.
I for one do not want to live over a
store (to save building on land), nor do
I want to ride a bicycle everywhere I go
(which will not be very far because
remember I live over the village store).
This is an agenda to change our coun-
try and we all must be aware by edu-
cating ourselves by research.
By the way, this movement is part
of the UN's global initiative and also
part of their Agenda 21 initiative.
Mary Ann Tobin
Amelia Island

Whyrun?
Complete strangers come up to me
- I guess because my face is now plas-
tered on billboards around the county
- and ask, "Why are you running for
Congress?"
My education and life's work have
been in the field of economics. For too
long, members of Congress from
both parties have attempted to cir-
cumvent the laws of economics. For
instance, Congressman Ander
Crenshaw's response to the out-of-con-
trol federal spending is to increase the
debt ceiling limit. (He has voted to
increase the debt ceiling six times in
his 12 years in Congress.)
The overriding issue in this election
is the national debt, which now stands
at more than $16 trillion. Federal
spending is out-of-control and for the
past three years Ander has been voting
for the ever-increasing appropriation
bills that are driving the debt higher at
the rate of $100 billion a month. Right


VOICE OF THE PEOPLE


now, we borrow 45 cents of every dol-
lar Washington spends. That is not
sustainable. It must stop.
I decided to run for the Fourth
District Congressional seat last August
when Ander voted for the $2.4 trillion
debt increase package. The fact that he
had voted earlier to give Wall Street
bankers a $750 billion bailout hadn't
helped. (The list goes on and on.)
Ander has been a fiscal failure, aiding
and abetting the out-of-tontrol spend-
ing. He is part of the problem. If he
were in the private sector and judged
on performance, he would have been
fired long ago.
My strongest qualification for run-
ning is that I am not a career politi-
cian I'm just a hard-working, mid-
dle-class, taxpaying veteran who thinks
Congress is dysfunctional and self-
serving. I wanted voters in the Fourth
Congressional District to have a choice
in the general election on Nov. 6. We
need a return to basic economic prin-
ciples and common sense in Congress.
That's why I am running.
Jim i~auder
Fernandina Beach

Election2012
Why is it that we have not seen
much coverage of the conspiracy to
break federal law by the White House,
Labor Department and defense con-,
tractors? The Warn Act, which Sen.
Obama supported wholeheartedly,
states that any government contrac-
tor must give 60 days' notice to work-
ers that may potentially face a layoff.
There are several defense contractors,
i.e., Lockheed Martin, that have
expressed the unfortunate need to
shave their workforce in the face of
defense cuts set to take effect on
Jan. 1.
Now, because those notices must
be sent out no later than Nov. 2, just
clays before the election, the Labor
Department at the behest and advan-
tage of the White House has told the
companies not to follow the law that
is right, the government is telling busi-
nesses to break federal law. Even
worse, the government has pledged
to help pay the legal fees that (he com-
panies will face when their workers
sue for not having sent the proper
notice.
This in my opinion represents pos-
sible election fraud; I will certainly not
hold my breath while we wait fori the
Justice Department to act on these vio-
lations of federal law.
Nick Ferrante
Yulee


I was born into a Democratic fami-
ly. My first vote was Democratic, and
I was proud to be voting for something
I believed in. When I got married I
still thought the Democratic Party rep-
resented my ideals and continued to
vote that ticket. I am so sorry that the
Democratic leaders have lost their way.
When I heard about the Democratic
National Convention taking God out
of their platform, I was upset. They
voted three more times, if you watched
it was pretty much a 50-50 decision,
but they did put the word "God" back
into their platform but clearly they
have not put God back into their
hearts. I think that the directionof the
Democratic Party is destructive to our
American way of life.
The Democratic National
Committee banned dozens of Charlotte
churches from distributing gift bas-
kets to delegates because the congre-
gations hold values that are contrary to
the party platform. Charlotte714 is a
group of more than 100 churches
across the region that mobilized pray
for the Democratic Convention. David
Benham, the lead organizer of the
movement, said that 56 churches want-
ed to Adopt-A-Delegation. "We were
just trying to display Southern hospi-
tality. I got a call from the mayor's
office speaking on behalf of the con-
vention and they asked us not to par-
ticip.ate,' he said. "They told us our'
views on women's rights are contrary
to the platform." So instead of gift bas-
kets, Benham asked if they could send
welcome letters to the delegates.
Again, he said the DNC refused.
Benham said it is true that all the
churches are pro-life but the baskets
did not include a single political or pro-
life message. They just wanted to give
them regional candies and a welcome
letter.
Muslim groups had a prominent
role at the Democratic National
Convention in Charlotte. The DNC
opened its convention with a two-hour
Muslim Jumah prayer. There was a
Muslim banquet, an Islamic Cultural
Fest and a Muslim Town Hall Issues
Conference all during the convention.
It was reported 20,000 Muslims attend-
ed the convention.
)One of those invited to attend the
convention was Iman Seraj Wahhaj.
Here is a statement he made not too
long ago, and I quote, "It is our duty as
Muslims to replace the United States
constitution with the Muslim caliphate:
(Caliphate is the traditional Islamic
form of government, presided over by
a caliph, either appointed (by who?)


or elected (by who?) who is consid-
ered the political leader of all Muslims).
(Definition of caliph "leaders of Islamic
religion. Some Muslims will not sup-
port any caliph but a blood descen-
dant of Muhammad, others support a
blood descendant of Muawiya, who
was a brother-in-law of Muhammad.
Others feels like a caliph should be
chosen for his abilities as a great spir-
itual leader.")
America was founded on freedom of
religion, it became a Republic to get
away from being dictated what reli-
gion they were to follow. This is insan-
ity what is happening.
With the events centered about
Islam perhaps it should be called
Democratic Muslim, National
Convention. We Americans should be
concerned about this, as it speaks vol-
umes about the Islamic ties to the
Democratic Party. Yes, another Obama
term would definitely mean fast
advancement Civilization Jihad in
America. The DNC is making sure the
American Muslim population gets their
national spotlight in exchange for votes
because they know that the majority of
Christian Democrats will vote
Democratic regardless of the ties and
support with Islam. They did last time,
and they are counting on them to do
the same this time. Will you?
It has been said that according to
the Quran, Christians as well as all
people who refuse to submit or convert
to Islam must die. This may not rep-
resent all Muslims but the Muslim
Brotherhood, the ones infiltrating our
government, do believe convert or die.
Even if you are not a Christian, this
should alarm you.
I ask die hard Democrats, Christian
or not, "Our nation run by Muslims,"
is that what you really want?" Do you
really believe our country was found-
ed on "love your neighbor" is going to
be better than "kill your neighbor if
he doesn't believe what you believe"?
Will the world say nothing again
- as it did in Hitler's time?
God bless America the Land of the


Free.


Pat Eubank
Fernandina Beach


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Jazz Fest swings into headliner weekend


Festival caps off eight days of
great jazz this weekend with l
w'o exciti ng headliner con-
certs plus its first ever Smooll ]Jazz
Sunday Brunch.
.The tim begins Ionight when
Gralily-nominated pianist David
Benoit performs in the tented pavilion at
the Omnni Resorts Amelia Island
Plantation. Opening will be Gypsy
Rendezvous with the Dynamic Les
DleMerle Band, featuring sultry vocalist
Bonnie Eiscle and sensational jazz vio-
linist Doug Cameron.
Tomorrow evening the legendary
Spyro Gyra will hit the stage at the
Omni to show off its mind-blowing
fusion of great instrumental jazz. They
will be preceded by another DeMerle-
led aggregation, Hittin'The Blue Notes,
featuring the AlJF All-Stars with
Smokin' Horns and Miami Smooth Jazz
pianist Mike Levine plus special guests.
Both concerts will run from 7-10 p.m.
and will be preceded by Jazz At Six
shows with groups led by AUF scholar-
ship winners Boyce Griffith and Nathan
Skinner on the new Birdlaud Jazz Stage
in Racquet Park at the Omni.
Known as a major influence in the
Smooth Jazz genre, Benoit's prolific out-
put boasts several prominent Charlie
Brown related projects (including
"Mere's To You, Charlie Brown: 50
Great Years" and the star-studded "40
Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas")
that reflect his lifelong passion for the
music of original Peanutts composer


*We're going to close it all
out with a swinging show
and we're hoping that some
very special guests willjoin
us as well.'
LES DEMERLE \


Vince Guaraldi.
Benoit's notable film scores include
"The Stars Fell on Henrietta," produced
by Clint Eastwood and starring Robert
Duvall; and "The Christmias Tree," pro-
duced by Sally Field, which was voted
Best Score of 1996 by Film Score
Magazine. In 2010 the pianist was hon-
ored with the Lifetime Achievement
Award at The American Smnootlh Ja
Awards in Michigan City, Ind.
2012 represents Spyro Gyra's 38th
year as a touring band, and they show
little sign of wanting to slow down, hav-
ing garnered Granmny nominations for
each of their last four albums. Founding
member, bandleader and superb saxo-
phonist Jay Beckenstein, grew up listen-
ing to the nmsic of Louis Armstrong,
Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins and Dizzy
Gillespie, and lie has incorporated those
influences into the group's overall
sound.
In their e hrliest days, Spyro Gyra
took their cues from groundbreaking
acts like Weather Report and Return to


Forever bands whose creative flights
were fieh'ld l)y a willingness to do
things that1 had nllver been done before.
"I believed Ilia we were springing from
what Weather Report did," says
Beckenstein. "I1 never thought in com-
mercial terms. I just thought they were
the next step in the evolution of jazz,
and that we would be part of it."
The festival will close with the all
new Smooth Jazz Brunch, in The Inn at
the Omni, featuring an all-star lineup:
Aaron Lebos, guitar, Kevin Jones, sax,
Mike Levine, piano, Dennis Marks,
bass, and Les )eMerle, drums. Seatings
are set for noon and 2 p.m. and there
will be as gourmet jazz festival menu and
cash bar available.
"We're going to close it all out with a
swinging show," said DeMerle, "and
we're hoping that some very special
guests will join us as well."
Tickets for all shows including
Premier Table Seating for the headliner
concerts mnay be purchased at the
AlFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687
Gateway Blvd., ll01(G (Gateway to
Amelia), 261-3218: The IUPS Store, 1417
Sadler Road (next to Publix), 277-0820;
or online at www.ameliaislandjazzfesti-
val.com.
For information contact the festival
hotline at (904) 504-4772 or e-mail
info@ameliaislandjazzfestival.com.
A not for profit 501 (c) (3) corporation,
the lIes DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz
Festival distributes proceeds toward a
scholarship program to fund college
educations for aspiring jazz musicians.


46 years late, a Silver Star for war vet
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In a special ceremony held last
month at the Religious Support Office
conference room at Fort Gordon, Ga.,
the U.S. Army corrected a 46-year-old
oversight.
In June 1966, then first lieutenant
Dennis Moorehead heroically distin-
guished himself in battle during the
Vietnam War. Although paperwork was
put for the medal for him at the time,
Moorehead. who lives on Amelia
Island, thinks it fell through the cracks
and was probably lost or misplaced.
This past April, the Army Decoration
Board reviewed his case and approved
the award of the Silver Star for his gal-
lantry.
Tihe former Army Ranger and phra-'
trooper completed his service with the
Army and separated with an honorable
discharge as a captain. The newly
signed citation reflects that rank. But it
was courage under fire as a lieutenant
that earned him the Silver Star, which is
the third highest military decoration
that can be awarded to a member of any
branch of the United States armed
forces for valor in the face of the enemy.
During the ceremony Col. Robert A.
Barker, the U.S. Army Garrison com-
mander, presented the medal to
Moorehead before his friends and fami-
ly, including his mother, Gainette
Moorehead of Evans, Ga.: his wife,
Cynthia; their five daughters Cassie,
Denny, Alexis, Mimi and Paris;, and his
13 young grandchildren. Several of his
friends and family traveled as far away
as Missouri, Maryland, Florida and
Alabama to be there to witness this sig-
nificant-event in the Moorehead family.
Barker explained that only a few sol-
diers ever receive the Silver Star. "It is
given only in cases where it was clearly
earned through courage in the face of
the enemy and service above and
beyond the call of duty," he said.
"Moorehead led a small group of six sol-


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Col. Robert A. Baker, the garrison
commander, presents Dennis
Moorehead of Amelia Island with
the Silver Star Medal in a special
ceremony held last month at the
Religious Support Office at Fort
Gordon, Ga.


diers into an attack on a company-sized
element of North Vietnamese soldiers
in order to prevent the enemy from
ambushing his fellow soldiers."
"He did not stop fighting despite his
wounds and being heavily outnum-
bered," added Barker. "He gave of him-
selfrand personally led the attack in
order to save his comrades. No more
can be asked of a man in uniform."
Barker added that Moorehead put
the welfare of others before his own
safety, and exemplified values of the
Army that continue to be instilled in
today's generation of soldiers.
After receiving the medal,
Moorehead, said, "I accept this honor
not foi me, but for my brothers
(in combat) who didn't make it
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Dennis Moorehead led a
small group of six soldiers
into an attack on a company-
sized element.of'North
Vietnamese soldiers in order
to prevent the enemy from
ambushing his fellow
soldiers.'
ARMY COL. ROBERT A. BAKER


less than whole."
lThe former platoon leader of A
Company, Second Battalion. 16th
Infar try Reginlnt, 1st. Infantry
Division, later was joined at the award
ceremony by his former company com-
mander and platoon operations officer
in Vietnam, retired Col. J.K. Griffin, and
Sgt. Gene Mayer. one of the six soldiers
that saved the company during the
ambush in 1966.
"We had about 130 men in our com-
pany." recalled Moorehead. "I believe
the three of us are what is left of the
company now."
Moorehead used a grenade launcher
to subdue the attack in Vietnam during
that ambush. Mayer said, "After he
(Moorehead) was shot he asked me to
take the RTO (field radio)."
"Once the fighting ended it took
about 45 minutes for the wounded to be
(medically evacuated) out of the area,"
explained Moorehead. Mayer recently
was presented the Purple Heart medal
for the wounds he received during that
battle in the Republic of Vietnam.
"I am just glad I was still alive to
receive this honor, and it was not given
posthumously," Moorehead said. His
wife Cynthia echoed similar sentiments.
"I hope and pray all Vietnam vets in
some way know they are appreciated."






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unique experience or may not profit by
some situation because we are afraid of
m.'.i r j3 mistakes or atiempling
something that seems too risky, and thus
we end up doing nothing. The old
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comfortable with risk, many of us are too
averse to il. The right approach in most
endeavors is somewhere between the
extremes. Ideally, we should attempt
inrii rinat have a modeiate level of
sill,.. lth So that we have a reasonable
prospect for success. And Ihen if we
succeed, we gain the confidence
necessary to attempt more difficult
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out to light Goliath, the odds were
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Ghost tours
Guests on the Amelia
Island Museum of'History
Ghost Tour learn Amelia
Island ghost stories as they
tiptoe through dark streets
and walk in the footsteps of a
bygone era as the past comes
alive through the skillful sto-
rytelling of the guide. The
tour begins at 6 p.m. every
Friday and lasts approximate-
ly one hour. Meet your guide
in the cemetery behind St.
Peter's Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave. Tickets may be
purchased at the Amelia
Island Museum of History,
233 S. Third St., for
$10/adults and $5/students.
Contact Thea at 261-7378, ext.
105 or Thea@ameliam use--
um.org for more information.
HayDays
Hay Days begins Oct. 13
in downtown St. Marys, Ga.,
with the Railroad Days and
Build a Scarecrow events.
Visit the days of yesteryear at
Theatre by the Trax. There
will be an engine, caboose
and rail cars, music, activities,
fun for the children and scare-
crow building. Create a scare-
crow to be displayed for
Scarecrow Stroll Oct. 16 start-
ing at 5 p.m. The downtown
medians and business-fronts
will be populated with scare-
crows of every sort. Take pic-
tures and browse the shops.
Call (912) 882-4000 or (912)
729-1.103 for information.
Dogtoberesf
First Coast No More
Homeless Pets (FCNMHP)
will host "Dogtoberfest" on
Oct. 13 at Metropolitan Park
in Jacksonville. Enjoy a
'fundraising trick-or-treat
walk, costume contest, ven-
dors with goodies, live music
by Spektra, dock diving with
Ultimate Air Dogs, dog yoga
and more. Registration opens
at 10 a.m., the trick-or-treat
walk starts at 11 a.m. and the
* festivities end at 3 p.m. One of
the main attractions of
Dogtoberfest is the costume
contest held at 2 pm. Visit
www.dogtoberfest.org for
more information.
mTbaFestival
Memorial United'
Methodist Church will press;
ent the annual Fall Festival on
Oct. 20 from 10 h.m. to 1 p.m.
at Central Park on Atlantic
Avenue. The entire festival is
free of charge to the church's
neighbors in the community.
A hot dog lunch and treats
will be served. There will be
music from the Grace Notes
as well as crafts, games, inflat-
ables and pony rides for the
joy of all. The Lighthouse
radio station (FM 89.3) will
broadcast live from the festi-
val. For information contact
the church at 261-5769.

Bethlehem
Marketplace
Springhill Baptist
Church's fall festival,
Bethlehem Marketplace, is
Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m. There
will be games and activities
for kids of all ages inside the
Family Life Center and activi-
ties outside that include a
rock wall, bounce house and
train ride. Hamburgers, hot-
dogs, chips and drinks will be
available at low prices.
Admission is one non-perish-
able food item for the
church's community food
pantry. Please, no scary cos-
tumes. Call 261-4741.
Haunted history
Melding the mystery and
history of St. Marys, Ga., and


Air Force Airman
Robert J. Beaver graduated
from basic military training at
Lackland Air Force Base. San'
Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an
intensive, eight-week pro-
gram that included training in
military discipline and stud-
ies, Air Force core values,
physical fitness and basic war-


Halloween with stories'of yes-
teryear, professional and ama-
teur storytellers will hold
court at noteworthy locations
throughout the historic dis-
trict of St. Marys on Oct. 26.
The "tellers" will be fully cos-
tumed in their respective time
periods that span hundreds of
years of the rich history sur-
rounding Coastal Georgia's
southernmost town.
This annual event is
planned and "executed" by
the St. Marys Downtown
Merchants' Association.
'rickets are $8 in advance, $10
day of event, and available at
Once Upon A Bookseller, 207
Osborne St., and the St.
Marys Welcome Center, 111
Osborne St. Call (912) 882-
4000. The Welcome Center
will be open 9 a.m-7 p.m. the
day of the event.
Yulee festival
Community Baptist
Church, 85326 Winona
Bayview Road (off Radio
Road) in Yulee will hold a free
Fall Festival on Oct. 27 from
5-7 p.m.
Enjoy games, prizes, draw-
ings, a hayride, popcorn and a
bouncy house, all free of
.charge. Free food and drinks
will be served while supplies
last. The Country Store will
be open with cheap prices on
new and used items as well as
crafts and baked goods. All
are welcome. For information
contact 225-0809 or 225-5430.
Fishfry
Greater Nassau County
Chamber of Commerce will
hold a Fall Festival Fish Fry
& Craft Fair on Oct. 27 from 9
a.m.-3 p.m. at the Train Depot
in Callahan. For information
or to orderyour fish dinners,
contact (904) 879-1441 or info
@greaternassaucounty.com.
Creepy park tour
Come out to Crooked
River State Park in Camden
County, Ga., on Oct. 27 from
5-7 p.m. Walk through the
creepy nature center and
learn how animals play tricks
to survive. Then make your
own creepy treats and tricks
in a spooky lab with a mad
-eienit. Frote73A- 1 p rn
gofora haunted hayride i
you dare (parental discretion
advised). Food and beverages
available for purchase.
Tickets are $1 ages 3 and up
and $5 parking. Call (912)
882-5256.
Cemeterywalk
Join Walkin' Nassau on a
walk through Bosque Bello
Cemetery on Oct. 30 with
special gtest speaker Marie
Santry. past president of the
Amelia Island Genealogical
Society. The walk will depart
at 5 p.m. Park and meet on *
White Street in Old Town,
just past the cemetery. Learn
about some of the local resi-
dents and see a piece of histo-
ry. Afterwards, enjoy dinner
with Walkin' Nassau friends
at a local restaurant. RSVP to
Jane Bailey at 261-9884 ord-
njbailey@mindspring.com.
Halloween games
The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach will hold
its annual Halloween Game
Party on Oct. 30 at noon at
the Clubhouse on 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd. All card games,
board games, Dominoes and
Mahjongg are welcome. Get a
group together and come join
in the fun. The cost is $10 per
person and includes lunch.
There will be lots of door
prizes and costumes are wel-
come. For reservations call
277-8244, 261-4885 or contact
a Woman's Club member.


fare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete ba-
* sic training earn four credits
toward an associate in applied
science degree through the
Comununity College of the Air
Force.
Beaver is the son of Jenni-
fer Beaver of Callahan. He is
a 2009 graduate of Hilliard
Middle-Senior High School.


BIRTH


m Jennifer and Clint Hale
of Fernandina BeachI an-
nounce the birth of a daugh-
ter, Anna Elizabeth, born at
9:14 a.m. Aug. 13, 2012, al
Baptist Medical Center-
Nassau. The baby weighed 7
pounds 7 ouLnces and meas-
ured 20 inches in length. SIhe
joins a sister, Ella Vale, .1.


Paternal grandparents are
Marc lHale and Charlene
Crawford, both of iake City.
Maternal grandparents are
Scott and Sheila Gies of Fern-
andina Beach. Great-grand-
p)arents are Yvonne Gies of
Ormond BIeach, Sandra
MNaxson of Franklin, N.C.,
and Mac Hale of live Oak.


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Nov. 3 at


Veg Fest
JACKSONVILLE Thous-
ands will gather at Riverside
Park Nov. 3 for the Third Annual
Northeast Florida Veg Fest
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This free
festival overflowing with Earth
- and animal-friendly fun will
speak to a community ready to
take control of their health and
the health of the planet.
Nationally known Vegan
Black Metal Chef will give a
cooking demonstration from 1-
2 p.m., entertaining the crowds
with his unique way of making
healthy and tasty meals. Check
out his online segments at www.
veganblackmetalchef.com.
The purpose of this locally
supported event is to build a
conscious community that
understands the importance of
sustainable and humane prac-
tices in businesses and restau-
rants. Veg Fest provides an
opportunity for people to dis-
cover healthy options and ben-
eficial resources that they can
begin to incorporate in their
daily lives.
The Girls Gone Green and
Northeast Florida Vegetarian
Society invite everyone inter-
ested in becoming leaner, green-
er or cleaner to'come enjoy this
day of family fun.
Leashed companion animals
are welcome. Families will enjoy
the kid's zone with eco-friendly
crafts and keepsakes. Live
music on the main stage along
with raffle prize giveaways.
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bistro by Pigg's late father, Ray Pigg, a renowned local artist.


Enjoy lunch with home tour


for the News Leader

You are cordially invited
to enjoy a delicious mid-day
meal in historic downtown
Fernandina Beach at a lovely
restaurant in a building dating,
to 1903. In partnership with
the Amelia Island Museum of
History for the 2012 Holiday
Home Tour on Nov. 30 and
Dec. 1, Joe's 2nd Street Bistro
will provide a special tour
luncheon.
Thanks goes out to
chef/owner Ricky Pigg, who
not only has agreed to open
for lunch, but has designed a
menu combining the ele-
gance of the Victorian era
with the lighter fare of today.
Two delectable meal choices
are offered for your dining
pleasure:
A generous portion of
chicken and spinach
Florentine quiche with salad
garnish A warm bacon
mixed green salad with feta


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Broker
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(904) 556-9140


and candied pecans, tossed
in a peach and lavender vinai-
grette dressing, topped with
grilled shrimp.
* The restaurant's signature
potato bread, iced tea or cof-
fee, and a gourmet dessert
sampler of green-tea-sugar,
peanut butter and pecan-
chocolate chip cookies round
out the meal. All this for $18,
including gratuity. Wine may
be purchased separately.
Advance reservations are
required, with seatings at
11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. You will
be asked to state a menu
choice at time of purchase.
Tickets are available only
from the Amelia Island
.Museum of History. Call 261-
7393, ext. 100 to reserve tick-
ets or buy them in person at
the front desk, 233 S. Third
St. Museum hours are 10
a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday
and Saturlday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
on Friday, and 1-4 p.m. on
Sunday.


Joe's 2nd Street Bistro
will be the venue for this
year's Holiday Home
Tour luncheon.


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Farmers markets
The Amelia Island Market
Place, open every Saturday
from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at North
Seventhahnd Centre streets,
will feature Denise and Scott
Francis of Twinn Bridges on
Oct. 13, an innovative and sus-
tainable farm that offers a
variety of seasonal vegetables
and culinary herbs.
Local bakery Great
Harvest Bread Company will
have its have sweet breads,
muffins and coffee roasted in
Yulee for sale, and In Search
of Me Cafe is this week's non-
profit corporation. The a
501 (c) (3) was established to
reach teenagers with pro-
grams and conversations
delivered by their peers on
topics such as bullying, under-
age drinking, peer pressure,
substance abuse, self esteem,
dating/sex, health care,
careers, nutrition and more.
For more information visit
AmelialslandMarketPlace.co
m or call Iawrence or Judie at
(904) 444-2407.
0* *
Joy of Garlic will introduce
several new gourmet foods to
its booth at the Amelia
Farmers Market on Oct. 13.
Having introduced their origi-
nal Olive Tapenade at the
Amelia Garden Show, guests
can now purchase this genera-
tional family recipe at the mar-
ket to enjoy on freshly baked
French bread or crackers, as
a topping on sandwiches and
salads, or mixed with pasta
and a drizzle of olive oil. Joy of
Garlic also will introduce a
roasted eggplant dip with gar-
lic, roasted tomatoes, parsley
and spices. Perfect as a dip or
salad topping, or mix in some
feta cheese for a special hors
d'oeuvre. Also at the market
Oct. 13 will all the regular ven-
dors as well as Minorcan Datil
Pepper, An-Believable Egg
Rolls and Sweet Grass Diary.
Sign up for the E-Mail
Newsletter at www.amelia- -
farmersmarket.com. The mar-
ket is open everySaturday
from 9 a.m.-lp.m. at the Shops
of Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. No pets. Call (904)
491-4872 or visit www.amelia-
farmnersmiarket.com.
Garage sale
The American Beach
Property Owners' Association
Inc. will host a huge commu-,
nity garage sale Oct. 13 from 8
a.m.-2 p.m. Furniture, house-
wares, clothes, shoes, etc. will
be available for sale. Please no
early birds. Look for the signs
at the entrances at Lewis, Julia
and Burney Road off A1A.
Highway cleanup
Wild Amelia Nature
Festival volunteers will meet
Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. in'the Peters
Point parking lot to pick up
the litter from Sadler Road to
Peters Point. This 3.5-mile
stretch will be divided up
between the participants.
Volunteers should be sure to
go to www.dot.state.fl.us to
watch the safety video. Water,
disposable gloves, orange
safety vests and littler bags
will be provided. You may
want to bring medium-weight
garden'gloves, a hat and wear
closed-toe shoes. For informa-
tion or to RSVP email
pam@A1ABeachRentals.net
or call 261-6767.
Plant clinics
On Oct. 15 County Exten-
sion Director/Horticulture
Agent Becky Jordi will con-
duct a Plant Clinic from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. at the Yulee Exten-
sion Office, A1A and Pages
Dairy Road. All county resi-
dents are invited to bring
plant samples showing prob-
lems in their landscapes.
Problems will be identified
and solutions offered for cor-


reaction. There is no fee for
this service. For information
call (904) 879-1019. Master
Gardeners are on office duty
on Friday at 491-7340.
On Oct. 20, Jordi will hold
a Plant Clinic from 10 a.m.-2
p.m. at ACE Hardware on
South Eighth Street in
Fernandina Beach.
General meeting
Wild Amelia will hold an
organizational meeting on
Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation .
Center for supporters and
anyone who wishes to help
with the year-round programs
of Wild Amelia or the Wild
Amelia Nature Festival, May
17-19, 2013. All ages welcome;
volunteer opportunities will
be discussed.
Visit www.wildamelia.com
or the Wild Amelia Nature
Festival Facebook page.
Edible plants
Florida Native Plant
. Society, Ixia Chapter, will
meet Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at
Regency Square Library, 9900
Regency Square Blvd.,
Jacksonville,
The program will be
. "Growing Native Edible Plants
in Northeast Florida," by Tim
Armstrong, owner of Eat Your
Yard Jax. Native edible plants
will be available for sale. The
meeting is.free and open to
the public. Visit http://ixia.fn
pschapters.org/ or call (904)
655-2550 for information.
Hope & Friends
Kelly Seahorse Ranch will
host the ninth annual "Day for
Hope and Friends" ride-a-thon
from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 20 at its
ranch on Amelia Island State
Park to benefit Hope Therapy
and the Friends of Talbot
Island State Parks.
At least 20 sponsored rid-
ers will ride a horse on the
beach early that day, with
prizes offered for their efforts
to obtain sponsors for time in
the saddle. Tax-deductible
donations of gift certificates or
raffle items from businesses
are invited as rewards.
A low country boil and bar-
becue with music by David
Milam starts at 3 p.m. at $10
per plate. Donate online at
www.firstgiving.com/hopethe
rapy/hopetherapy, call the
park at 491-5166 or visit
www.kellyranchinc.net.
Bird club
The Nassau County Bird
Club will meet rain or shine
Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. at the Atlantic
Avenue entrance to the Egans
Creek Greenway, located
behind the rec center. Bring
binoculars, field guide, bug
juice, sunscreen, rain gear,
sunglasses and water.
The Greenway was recent-
ly selected as a stop on the
Great Florida Birding Trail.
On this walk there is a possi-
bility seeing a variety of wad-
ing, shore and songbirds as
well as birds of prey. This nat-
ural setting with its grass-cov-
ered trails is ideal for hiking,
biking and photography.
Duval Audubon will join the
outing. For information con-
tact Car9l Wyatt at 261-9272
or carolinewgw@aol.com.
Compost class
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
Extension Horticulturist and
ISA-certified arborist, will
demonstrate proper pruning
techniques on crape myrtles
and oak trees at Fernandina
Beach Mulch and Stone Oct.
26 from 10-11 a.m. learn how
to properly prune trees to
improve structure and form.
The class is free to the public
but landscape professionals
are also encouraged to attend.
The address is 474389 SR 200.
Fernandina Beach. Please call
261-7177 if you plan to attend.


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FRI DAY, OCTOBER 12,2012
NEws-LEiADIER/FERNANDINA BEACH; FLORIDA


HOMECOMING FOR PIRA TES


'l The Fernan-
dina Beach
high school
and middle
school Pirates
in action this
season. The
FBIIS Pirates
host Matanzas
tonight at 7:30
(k p.m. for home-
coming; FBMS
hosts Yulee
.Thursday at
. ,6:30 p.m. for
'homniecoming.
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Horn ecom ing for Pirates, FBMS


BETH JONES
News-Leader

The Pirates (2-4) host Matanzas
tonight for homecoming. Kickoff is at
7:30 p.m.
The Fernandina Beach High
School football team is coming off a
35-0 district loss to Yulee.
"They were just better than us
.across the board," said Travis Hodge,
head football coach at FBHS.
"Offensively, defensively, special
teams, coaching. They are just a bet-
ter football team than us right now.
"I was proud of how hard we
fought. Defensively we played pretty
well; just gave up too many big plays.
Part of that is No. 2 (Yulee senior
running back Derrick Henry). He's a
special talent and thdy have devel-
oped some guys around him that can
hurt you ,as well. But you have to do
everything you can to slow down
Henry.
"Their defense played well, just
whipped us early. We got some drives
going but couldn't put the ball in the
end zone." -
The FBHS Pirates are looking for.
their third win tonight against the
Matanzas Pirates.
"We've got to bounce back this
week," Hodge said. "We have really
had to battle though some situations
this year but the kids keep fighting
and I really believe that eventually it's
all gonna come together.
"We've had some guys step up and
start leading and I really believe that


will be the difference in this second
half of the year. Just got to keep work-
ing, trust what we're doing.

Pirate tailgate party
The inaugui'al Homecoming
TailgateJParty is scheduled from 5-7
-p.m. tonight. The party is sponsored
by the FBHS Class of 1972, but open
to all alumni.
. It's a bring-your-own picnic (no
alcohol) at the Pirate Park picnic
tables under the trees between the
middle school and the high school.
Later sit together at the game or
make other plans together.
The cost of the game is.$6. Hall of
Fame induction is at 7:15 p.m. The
game begins at 7:30 p.m. The queen
and her court-will be presented dur-
ing halftime. The parade kicks off all
the festivities today at 4 p.m.

FBMS 16 Camden 6
The Fernandina Beach Middle '
School Pirates traveled to Camden
County Ttiesday night to take on the
Camden Middle football team and
were able to escape with a 16-6 victo-
ry and push their record to 4-1.
"It was a really tough, hard-nosed
football game," said Cam Harrison,
head football coach at FBMS.
"Camden had both their eighth- and
seventh-grade teams dressed so we
were up against both their teams,
-around 75 boys.
"We managed to make some key


plays that allowed us to get the win
against a very strong opponent."
The Pirates scored first when
Garrett Howard connected with
Brylen Ericksen on a 57-yard touch-
down pass midway through the first
quarter. Ty Herring took in the two-
point conversion to put the Pirates
ahead 8-0.
After the Pirates recovered a
Camden fumble, Marshall Thompson
broke loose for a 52-yard touchdown
scamper to extend the lead. Howard
ran in the conversion to give the
Pirates a 16-0 lead.
Camden responded in the third
quarter on a 64-yard touchdown run
to cut the lead, but FBMS kept them
off the scoreboard the remainder of
the game and run out the clock to
secure the 16-6 win.
"This was a big-time victory for
our program," Harrison said. "We are
excited to get this one, but we are
now completely focused on the Yulee
game next Thursday night. ;
"Our boys are fired up about next
week and it should be a great game.
FBMS hosts Yulee Middle School
Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for homecom-
ing and St. Marys seventh grade Oct.
23 in the season finale.
Howard was two-for-five passing
for 67 yards ind a score. Ericksen
reeled in a pass for 57 yards and a
touchdown. Robert Peters had a
catch for 10 yards.
Thompson rushed six times for 82
yard-s and a TI). Kristion Green had
two rushes for 31 yards. Christian


Oliver ran twice for 241 yards and
Zach Dinh had three rushes for 29
vardls.
Carlos Parker led the FBMS
defense with seven tackles and a
quarterback sack. Robert McKinney
had six tackles and a fumble recov-
ery.
Aaron Golding and Thompson had
five tackles apiece: Spencer Cutajar
and Herring had four each; Walker
Bean had three stops and a.sack and
Coby Hancock had three tackles and
a fumble recovery.

FBMS homecoming
The Fernandina Beach Middle
School football team will host the
Yudee Hornets Oct. 18 for homecom-
ing. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. at the
FBHS field.
Prior to the game, FBMS will host
a tailgate bash. From 4-6 p.m.,
Jacksonville station 95.1 WAPE will
broadcast live: mascot Big Ape will be
on hand and there will be a prize
wheel.
The Fernandina Beach Golf Club
will be serving barbecue dinners,
which include barbecue pork, baked
beans, cole slaw, bread and a drink
for $10.
At halftime there will be a ptint,
pass and kick contest with a 2012
Jeep Wrangler up for grabs. Tickets
are.$10 each or three for $20.
Participants must be present to win.
The contest is sponsored by Rick
Keffer Jeep-)odge-Chrysler.


FOOTBALL


Henry's


player of


the week

Running Back Derrick
Henry of Yulee High School
was named the U.S. Army All-
American Bowl High School
Player of the Week, for the
week ending Oct. 6. Henry
rushed for 190 yards and
three touch-
downs on his, HoIm
way to a victo- SgWO
ry over
Fernandina
Beach 35-0 The Yulee
Friday night. Hi h
By rushing S i
for over 100 football
yards in his team isat
40th straight again
game, Henry tor ght
now has the hosting
national record Firt Coast
in this catego- High
ry. The previ- School:
ous mark of 39 Kickoft Is at
was set last 7 p.m.
year by Rushel
Shell of Hopewell (Aliquippa,
Pa.).
Henry was joined by some
other outstanding players
who earned U.S. Army All-
American Bowl High School
Player of the Week nomina-
tion honors. One nominee
was running back Michael
Johnson of Evansville (Wis.)
High School. Johnson ran for
a school-record 372 yards and
seven touchdowns in a 61-12
defeat of Turner (Beloit,
Wis.) High School on Friday.
The U.S. Army All-
American Bowl High School
Player of the Week was
designed to recognize the
nation's top high school per-
formance of the week.
Football players possess a
similar set of mental, emo-
tional and physical strengths
to Army Strong Soldiers. The
winner will be announced
each Monday, throughout the
season and noted on
www.usarmyallamerican-
bowl.com/media-center,
For mor e than decade,
the U.S. Army All-American
Bowl has been the nation's
Premier high school football
game, serving as the preemi-
nent launching pad for
America's future college and
NFL stars. Andrew Luck,
Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow,
Nldamukong Suh and Marcus
Lattimore all made their
national debuts as U.S. Army
All-Americans.
In the 2012 NFL draft,
Andrew Luck became the
first U.S. Army All-American
Bowl alumnus to be selected
with the first overall pick. The
2012 U.S. Army All-American
Bowl drew a record crowd of
. 39,011 to the Alamodome,
and was the most-watched
sporting event on television
over the weekend, excluding
the NFL playoffs.
The U.S. Army All-Ameri-
can Bowl is owned and pro-
duced by All American
Games, a New Jersey-based
sports marketing and event
management company. The
U.S. Army is the title sponsor
of the U.S. Army All-
American Bowl, and
American Family Insurance is
the lead national sponsor and
presenting sponsor of the
telecast on NBC.
For more information on
the U.S. Army All-American
Bowl anid its related events
visit www.usarmyallamerican-
bowl.com.


Bean wins state doubles Putt-Putt


Aaron Bean was excited
about bringing the Profes-
sional Putters Tour back to
Fernandina Beach. The local
businessman and former
mayor and his wife Abby have
operated Putt-Putt for the last
four years.
"It is a great little econom-
ic bonanza for our area to
bring putters from all over the
southeast to spend money in
Fernandina Beach," said
Bean, "but to win an event
was a thrill."
Bean was running the.
shop when Jeff Carr, a profes-
sional from Orangeburg, S.C.,
needed a partner for the


weekend opening tourna-
ment.
"I jumped in immediately
and next thing you know is
we are tied for the lead."
Bean and Carr finished the
tournament tied with David
Myer and Billy Caudle of
North Carolina.
Myer and Caudhle hold a
doubles record of 20 Tor one
round and won the tourna-
ment in 2010.
The two teams played in a
three hole putt-off and then to
sudden death. Bean made the
crucial putt on hole four to
get the victory.
The Enterprise Rent-A-Car


Florida State Putt-Putt
Championships was a three-
(lay event hosted by the
Fernandina Beach Pull-Putt
and by the Professional
'Putters of America.
The event drew 36 proflfe-
sionals, amateurs andi novices
from eight different states.
Andy Coradini, from
Soggy Daisy, Tenn., shot a 98
over the four rounds to win
the Proffessional Florida
State Championship while
Chris Chaffin of North
Carolina shot a 99 to win the
amateur side.
Chafin also shot a 22 his
second round to break a 36-


year course record 23 on the
north course at Fernandina
Beach.
Local amateur Jim Iastl
shot a 110 to finish sixth in
the amateur division.
'Tour professional and( PPA
officer Rick Baird of North
Carolina commented oni
Fer'nalndina IReach.
"The tour loves w(o come lto
Fernandina IB each," he said.
"Pulltt-Putt righl on le beach
and a welcoming atmosphere(
is a winning combination. We
look forward to hopefully
again making Fernanldilna
Beach part of our tour in
2013."


championship

Aaron Bean
of Fern-
andina
Beach, left,
and profes-
sional put-
ter Jeff
Carr of Or-
~angeburg,
S S.C., dis-
ll play their
S chamnpi-
.-. 4 onship
.doubles
^ belts after
S .1 winning the
state title
on Amelia.
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FRIDAY, OcCTOBR 12, 2012 SPORTS News-Leader


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SUBMITTED
Low net and low gross winners are, from left, Robin Ritchey, Sue Simpson, Nipa .
Polnoi and Pat Boudreau.




Ladies host invitational.


The Amelia Island Club '
Women's Golf Association
hosted a field of 88 women for
its invitational tournament,
"Jewels of Amelia," held at.
the Long Point Golf Course
Oct. 1.
The theme for this year's
event was "Showdown at the
Long Point Corral," which
featured a western flair.
Golfers from 15 area clubs
- Country Club of Orange
Park, Amelia River, Fleming
Island, Golf Club of Amelia
Island, Deerwood Country;
Club, Queens Harbour,.
Marsh Landing, St. Johns
Golf and Country Club,
Executive Women's Golf
Association; Eagle Harbor,
Jacksonville Beach Country
Club, Selva Marina, Ponte ,
Vedra Golf and Country Club,
Hidden Hills and Fernandina
Beach Golf Club competed
in a best ball of each twosome
format with both low gross
and low net winners.
The overall low gross of 79
was won by Pat Boudreau and
Nipa Polnoi from Jacksonville
Beach Country Club. The
overall low net winners with a
62 were Robin Ritchey and
Sue Simpson from
Fernandina Beach Golf Club.
Players were divided into
flights, which were named
after female country western'
singers..Thlq fu:irst, flight ......
IarumnAyneVikflight)4iwi
gross winners were.Shari
Zeimetz and Eve Goeddel
while the net winners were
Sue Lansdell and Chris
Moyer.
Second flight (Dolly
Parton) low gross winners ;
were Cherie Billings and Joan
Rump and low net were Emily
Brown and Chris Wright.
The third flight (Patsy
Cline) low gross victors were
Julie Hensler and Vickie
Galpin; low net honors went
to Melinda McGrath and
Mary Jane Smith.
The fourth flight (Loretta
Lynn) low gross winners
were Phyllis Watson and
Sandra Clower; low net was
won by Nancy Flynn and
Cathy Halter.
The fifth flight (Crystal
Gayle) low gross victory went
to Carolyn Rumph and Leslie
Geiger; low net victors were
Sach Price and Jessie
Wellman-Doute.
Sixth flight (Reba McEn-
tire) low gross winners were
Fran Shea and Jeannette
Cayouette; low net winners
were Susan Kaye and Kay
Shea.

ToysforTots
The Marine.Corps
League's 11th annual Com-
munity Support and Toys for


Tots Handi-cap Scramble is
Oct. 20 at Amelia National
Golf Course with a 1 p.m.
shotgun start. To schedule a
foursome, call Alan Elefterion
at 753-7631 or Cal Atwood at
277-3435.

Sutton Placetourney
The Sutton Place's second
annual golf tournament will
bh.:Nov. 5 at the Amelia
National Golf Club. All pro-
ceeds benefit Sutton Place
Behavioral Health Children's
Program.
Register at 11 a.m.
Shotgun start is at noon.
Format is a captain's choice
handicapped scramble with
gross and net prizes. Fee is
$100 and includes golf and
cookout: $20 for cookout only.
There will be a $25,000 hole-
in-one prize as well as a silent
auction and mulligans. Visit
www.spbh.org for information
on the event.

Reggle HuntMemorial
GolfClassicNov.2
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Northeast Florida will host
the 17th annual Reggie Hunt
Memorial Golf Classic Nov. 2
at Amelia River Golf Club in
Amelia Island.
The event is held annually
in Nassau County in memory
of William Reginald Hunt, Jr.,
a former Fernandina Beach
High School student athlete
and six-year participant in the
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Northeast Florida in Nassau
County.
As a donor-funded organi-
zation, Big Brothers Big
.Sisters in Nassau County
relies on private donations
and community support to
continually enrich the lives of
children facing adversity.
Programs focus on education-
al achievement, avoidance oi
risky behaviors such as juve-
nile delinquency, higher self-
esteem, confidence and abili-
ty to relate to others.
The tournament format
will be a traditional captain's
choice with a 12:30 p.m. shot-
gun start. Registration begins
at 11 a.m. with lunch and din-
ner served to participants:
Following the tournament,
an evening reception will be
held onsite with prizes being
awarded for.low gross and
low net scores. Prizes will
also be given to the top three
teams who raise the most
money for BBBSNEFL apd
carry the lowest net score.
-The tournament will also fea-
ture longest drive, closest-to-


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Volleyball
Oct. 17 FLEMING ISLAND 5:30/6:30
Oct. 18 -MIDDLEBURG 5:30/6:30
Oct. 19-20 at JV tournament, BK TBA
Oct. 23, 25 District 4-4A at Yulee 6:00
" District
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Varsity Football
Oct. 12 FIRST COAST 7'00
Oct. 19' at VWst Nassau 7:30
Oct. 26 at Trinity Christian 7:30
Nov. at Hamilton County 7:00
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F ANANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Varsity Football
Oct. 12 MATANZAS" 7:30
Oct. 19 at Fort White 7:30
Nov. 2 WEST NASSAU' 7:30
Nov. 9 at Oakleaf 7:00
District Homecoming
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Cross Country
Oct. 13 Bale N Trail (Bartram Trail) 8aft
Oct. 20 AMELIA ISLAND INVIT. 8am
Oct. 25 COUNTY MEET 4:30
Nov. 1 District 3-2A TBA


AMELIA ISLAND
YOUTH SOCCER
Oct. 6
AIYS u16 boys 1
Westslde SC 1
AIYS U16 girls 7


Nov. 10 Region 1-2A, Tallahassee8:30am
Nov. 17 State 2A TBA
FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL
Football
Oct. 18 YULEE 6.30
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 25 YULEE 6:00
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Volleyball
Oct. 12-13 at Keytone Heights tourney
Oct, 18 UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN 6/7:00
Oct 19 OAKLEAF 5:30/6:30
Oct. 23, 25 DISTRICT 4-4ATOURNEYTBA
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Swimming
Oct. 13 COLUMBIA 9am
Oct. 18 at Florida D&B 4:30
Oct. 22-26 District 1-2A meet TBA
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Junior Varsity Football
Oct, 18 WEST NASSAU 6:00
Oct. 25 at Femandina Beach 6:00


Arlington FC
Goals: Lesolne (2),
McNeil (2), Rojas.(2),
Alderson
AIYS U14 boys
Columbia County


0 Goal: White
AIYS Ul4 gi
Jacksonville
Goals: Burch
1 Parker, Thor
2


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the-pin and hcle-in-one con-
tests. For information, to reg-
ister a team or become a
sponsor, contact Rainey
Crawford at 261-9500 or
rcrawford@bbbsnefl.org.
Big Brothers Big Sisters in
Nassau County is pleased to
acknowledge the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office as its
presenting sponsor and Rick
Keffer Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep
as its hole-in-one sponsor.
Hunt was a participant in
the Big Brothers Big Sisters
of Northeast program for six
years as the Little Brother of
Cyril Traeye. Throughout his
young life, Hunt gave love
and value to his family and
community. He participated in
the Neighborhood Youth
Crime Prevention Program
and received honorary
awards in the Nassau County
DARE Program.
Hunt found his true calling
when he began playing his
most beloved spox)rt, football.
Hewas a lineman on tile
Fernandina Beach High ,
School varsity football team
and hoped to one day play in
college and "put Fernandina
on the map." He planned on
returning home'after his foot-
ball career to give back to his
community. "* "
Hunt was tragically killed
in a gardening accident on
August 10. 1996. Everyone
fortunate enough to have
known him has been left with
.a positive imprint in his or her
heart.
He was planning to play in
a golf marathon fundraiser"
later that month, so in order
to honor this remarkable
young man, Executive
Director Chip Wood launched
the initial Reggie Hunt
Memorial Golf Classic to ben-
efit the children in Nassau
County who want or need a
mentor.


GameDay5K
The American Cancer Society's Game Day
5K will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at Ra6quet Park
at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Run or
walk in your Georgia or Florida college colors
to benefit Relay For Life of Fernandina
Beach-Yulee. There is a $20 pre-registration
for adults and $10 pre-registration for children
($5 increase on race day). To register email
kakelly@omnihotels.com.

Join Gator fans Saturday for game
The Nassau County Gator Club is gather-
ing at Beef O'Brady's on South 14th Street at
6 p.m. Oct. 13 for a viewing party to watch the
University of Florida Gators take o0 the
Commodores of Vanderbilt University.
Wear your best sports attire and cheer for
your team. Admission is free. All are welcome.

Shootwith the sheriff
The "I Shot with the Nassau County
Sheriff" will be held Nov. 9 at Amelia Shotgun
Sports, 86300 Hot Shot Trail in Yulee.
Registration is at 9 a.m., shooting is at 10
a.m. and lunch and awards are af noon.
Format is four-person teams for $500 or
two-person teams for $300. Pro-register by
Oct. 29; four-man team is $650 after Oct. 29.
For information, contact the Sheriff's
Foundation of Nassau County at 548-4027.

AmellaMan.Atlantic CoasTrathlon
The AmeliaMan and Atlantic Coast
Triathlon will be held Oct. 13-14 at Main
Beach Park, 99 N. Fletcher Ave. in
Fernandina Beach. Register by today. There
will be gifts for all registered athletes along
with music, food, raffles and giveaways. A free
pasta dinner will be served all participants.
The Ameliaman Triathlon is an Olympic
distance triathlon event and consists of both a
sprint and Olympic distance. Swim in the
waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Bike on a flat.
and fast course and finish with an out-and-
back run. These races are limited to 800 total
and will feature relay teams. For information
visit www.AmeliaMan.com.
If the AmeliaMan Distance is not enough of
a challenge, the Atlantic Coast Triathlon is
your race. The Atlantic Coast Triathlon has
been re-vamped with a new run course. Visit
www.AtlanticCoastTriathlon.com.
DRC Sports has made an effort to go
green and is now working with Keep Nassau
Beautiful. Place empty bottles in the appropri-
ate bins and the water caps in the trash.
Road closure details and complete event
info can be found at www.atlanticcoast-
triathlon.com/2012packet.pdf. "
Some 700 athletes are expected to partici-
pate, including able-bodied athletes and chal-
lenged athletes and three-person relay teams.
There will also be live music, hot food, a pro-
fessional race announcer, award's ceremony,
free raffle and more.

BeachRunOctB
The fifth annual' Communities In'Schools
Back to School Beach Run is Oct. 13 at 1:30.
p.m. The non-competitive 5K run or 2K walk
at Peters Point Park is a fun day for the entire
family with music, food and awards. Register
from noon to 1 p.m.
The Nassau County school' with the most
total adult and child participants will receive a
prize of $1,000 to be used for health- or fit-
ness-related items. All public and private K-12
schools in the county are eligible to win.
Students must arrive before 1 p.m. to be
counted for their respective schools.
Register from noon to 1 p.m. Registration
information is online at www.ameliaislandrun-
ners.com and forms are available at all
Nassau County schools. The run is open to all
children, teens and adults. Adult entry is $20
and sponsors are also needed at $20 each to


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ensure all students 18 and under may partici-
pate for free of charge. Packet pickup is at the
Peck Center, 516 S. 10th St., from 3-6 p.m.
today.
CIS Nassau surrounds students with a
community of support to help them to suc-
ceed in school and in life. This year alone 560
youth in six Nassau schools received inten-
sive individual and small group-support and
remediation. CIS Nassau is a private nonprofit
and is funded partially by the United Way of
Northeast Florida and The Jacksonville
Jaguars Foundation. For information, visit
www.CISNassau.org or contact Theresa
Duncan at 321-2000.

Yulee BasketballAssociation
The Yulee Basketball Association will
begin registration in October for the 2012-13
season. Registration dates are Oct. 16, 18, 22
and 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. and Oct. 20 and 27
from 8 a.m. to noon'at the Yulee Sports
Complex, 86142 Goodbread Road in Yulee.
The YBA is a competitive, no-minimum
play league that strives to provide a competi-
tive environment designed to, equip athletes
with both the basketball skill set and mental
fortitude necessary to succeed at the junior
high and high school levels.
YBA currently offers three leagues 15U,
12U and 10U. Players must be eight years old
by Nov. 1. Bring child's birth certificate, physi-
cal within last six months and completed reg-
istration form with you.
Cost is $100 for first child and $75 per
each additional sibling. For information and to
download our registration form visit
www.yuleebasketball.org or call (904) 701-
4188.

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

AHero'sRun
The inaugural A Hero's Run 5K and 10K
run or walk will be held at 8 a.m. Oct. 27 at
Fort Clinch State Park. There will also be a
fun run for children. This charitable event is
hosted by Mothers of America's Military
Fallen, SPC Kelly J. Mixon Foundation. All net
proceeds are a direct donation to Mothers of
AMF Foundation.
Submit the name or names of the heroes)
youwant to run for on the registration form.
Hero(es) dog tags will be included in the run-
ner's packet along with a Dri-Fit event T-shirt.
Choose several heroes to run for at an addi-
tional fee of $10 per name.
Fees are $35 for the 5K or 10K run or walk
and $15 for the fun run. Race packets will be
available from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. at Current
Running, 815 S. Eighth St. Race day registra-
tion begins at 6 a.m. No registrations accept-
ed after 7:15 a.m.
- The awards ceremony is at 10:30 a. .
Water, fruit and granola oars'will be avaiffablea
Awards go to the overall male and female
winners in the 5K and 10K as well as.masters,
grand masters and age divisions. Fun run par-
ticipants receive a kids dog tag medal com-
memorating "A Hero's Run" 2012.
The races start at-the recreation center.
10K runners will enter Fort.Clinch and run to
the back gate, down 14th Street to Atlantic
Avenue, turning left and continuing down
Atlantic Avenue back to recreation center. 5K
runners will enter Fort Clinch and run 1.5
miles to the turnaround point and back to the
recreation center. 5K walkers will enter Fort
Clinch and walk,1.5 miles to the turnaround
point and back to recreation center. The kids
fun run course will be given on race day.
For information, email juliebargeron@
MothersofAMFcom.


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PLANT SALE


Master Gardeners
Vicki Martin, Sue
Ray and Shirley
Lohman, above
right, show off
peacock ginger
and bromeliad
plants at the Fall
Master Gardener
Plant Sale held
Saturday at the
James S. Page
Governmental
Complex on
Nassau Place in
Yulee. "You just
put all your organ-
ic waste in here as
you're preparing
your meals, and
then later transfer
it to the compost
pile," say Master
Gardeners
Candace
Bridgewater and
Mary Chudzynski,
above left. Marilyn
Jones, right,
inspects orchid
plants. A beautiful
mum tempts
browsers, left.
PHOTOS BY
HEATHER. PERRY
NEWS-LEADER


15TH ANNIVERSARY SALE

INEFFRE


CARS
1992 Toyota Camry
1996 Volvo 850
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser...limited
1999 BMW Z3...Convertible, low miles, very clean
2004 Chrysler Crossfire...sports car
2007 Volvo $40 2.4L...best car for the price
2007 Dodge Charger...save $
2010 Dodge Avenger SXT
2008 Hyundai Sonata...loaded
2007 Mini Cooper...very clean
2012 Ford Focus SEL
2005 BMW 3 Series...sporty
2011 Hyundai Elantra...great MPG
2001 Chevy Corvette...ilow low miles
2012 Chrysler 300...limited
2012 Dodge Charger SE...like new
2012 Dodge Charger SE


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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 ST
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 ST
2004 Ford F150 Supercrew
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT...4x4
2007 Chevy Silverado...4x4 perfect
2006 Dodge Ram 1500...Quad Cab 4x4 ...price is right
2008 Dodge Ram 1500...4x4
2011 Ram Dakota...Extended Cab
2010 Ford Ranger
2010 Dodge Ram 1500...iow miles
2011 Dodge Ram 1500...save $...new
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2004 Ford Escape XLT
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee...leather, DVO, one owner
2008 Jeep Liberty...nice suv
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan...won't last at this price
2011 Jeep Patriot...sport
2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
2012 Jeep Libery limited...ioaded ...like new
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2011 Jeep Wrangler


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12,2012
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA


For auto lovers -'Cars and Conversation


TOM COTE-MEROW
For the News-Leader
Held by a group of local auto preservationists, Legends Cars and Conversation has
been meeting the third Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon for several years now.
The public is always welcome to come out and enjoy our auto legends' histories.
The legend cars displayed are those that have made or changed automotive history
throtigh t he industry and/or racing.
There are manly stories associated with each auto marque, and certainly those
Associated with each owner's individual vehicle on display. Lots of "personalities".
are represented by each automobile! A group goal is to share this with others as we
love unique cars.
This month, on Saturday, Oct. 20, Cars and Conversation meets at the
Waterwheel Amelia Island Cigar Shop and Gallery (at A1A and Scott Road). A leg-
end member will share adventures of North Italy's auto dreamland of exotic auto
design and production from a recent visit to Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati,
Bertone, Alfa, Pininfarina etc.
"Legends" is not a club but simply a group of like-minded preservationist car
owners whose average car age is 30 years old. All car enthusiasts are invited and if
possible, bring out that cool legend vehicle to talk about from 9 til noon at the
Waterwheel Amelia Island Cigar Shop.


Legend cars are the stuff of conversation at the monthly meeting of like-minded motoring enthusi-
asts, at the Waterwheel Amelia Island Cigar Shop, above.


& aD 4r4teeos ^4r WcLbc


GalleryC
Gallery C will hold
an open house as part
of the Second
Saturday Artrageous
Art Walk. Carol
Winner, owner of the n,
gallery, will be show-
ing new beach paint-
ings from the north
beach of the island.
Also on view is Winner's jewelry, including many
new necklaces, as well as her mixed media
angels, new handbags and block printed tea tow-
els and aprons. The Art Walk is 5-9 p.m. Oct. 13.
Gallery C is located at 218-B Ash St., up the paint-
ed stairs, and is open Thursday-Tuesday from 11
a.m.-5 p.m. Call 583-4676.

Island Art Association


Join the Island Art Association on Saturday
from 5-8 p.m. at the gallery, 18 N. Second St., as
they celebrate the "Fantastic Florida" Nouveau
Art Show in conjunction with the Second
Saturday Artrageous Art Walk with a recent ion
and awards ceremony. Featured artist will be
lullm Arthur Herman. Winning artists are pictured at
Anijl1c left. For information visit www.islandart.org. IAA
membership is not required. '


Third Place. 15K1MWL rnio
'stttin:,:, r;her Art
PHOTOS BY PAULA PORTERFIELD-IZZO


Sanjon art
Amelia Sanjon
Gallery, corner of
Ash and Third
streets, will feature
the new work of
owner/artist Sandra
Baker-Hinton at the
Art Walk, with paint-


ings that have just returned from a month-long
show, Kaleidoscope, at The Art League of
Daytona Beach. She has hogged the gallery and
hung all the new, unseen pieces for Amelia Island.
She also is featuring the photography of Stephan
Leimberg, local photographer &f renown. A totally
new show, with a newly revamped gallery space.
Regular hours 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday
and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Call 491-8040.
Blue Door Artists
The Blue Door artists will participate in the
monthly Artrageous Art Walk on Oct. 13 from 5-8
p.m. Featured artist
will be Sharon
Badenoch with her -
"Impressions of
Amelia" in acrylic
and watercolor.
The Blue Door
gallery and studios
are located at 205
1/2 Centre St.,
downtown
Fernandina Beach. Look for the blue doors
between Seattle's Best Coffee anid Go FishJead-
ing to the colorful staircase. Regular hours are
Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 583-1452 or
see her website at www.ameliaislandartist.com or
www.bluedoorartists.com.

Seventh Street Gallery
Seventh Street Gallery in Fernandina Beach
invites you to the Oct. 13 show, "Narrative
Explorations," featuring island artist Beverly
Hansen in her premiere Amelia Island reception.
Hansen left her artistic home at the Torpedo
Factory in Alexandria, Va., where she studied
abstracts, monotypes, narratives and other medi-
ums. She was affiliated with the Arlington Artist


Alliance and the
Art League of t
Alexandria and
exhibited in
Washington, s ,e
D.C., galleries
and in juried
shows in the
D.C., Arlington
and Alexandria
areas.
Hansen's work
is small, each piece inviting the viewer to explore
not just the exquisite beauty, but also the nuance
of detail and narrative she has created. She works
with several mediums to express her unique
vision and her amusement at life.
Join the gallery, 14S. Seventh St., Oct 13 from
5-8 p.m. For questions, directions or alternative
viewing times, call 432-8330.

Plantation guest artist
Special guest artists Deborah Reid will be
showcased Oct 13-Nov. 3 at
the Plantation Artists' Guild
and Gallery at the Omni
Amelia Island Plantation's
Spa and Shops, 94 Village
Circle. Reid is part of the
gallery's Fall Colors show,
on display through Nov 3
Reid is a lifelong painter
and practicing attorney
from Jacksonville. Her
work is based largely on
her own photographs, which she interprets in a
combination of acrylic, eggshell, oils and now
aerosol. She will give a free demonstration at the
gallery Oct 24 at 7 p.m.
Call 432-1750 for information and to RSVP for
the demonstration.


OFF&ONTI ISLAND


HOMECOMING TAILGATE PARTY
The first annual Homecoming Tailgate Party is
scheduled for 5-7pm today, sponsored by the
Class of
1972, but
open to all
alumni.
BYO pic-
nic (no alcohol) to the Pirate Park picnic tables
under the trees between the middle and high
school. Later, sit together at the game or make
other plans together.
The cost of the game is $6. Hall of Fame
Induction is at 7:15 p.m. The game begins at 7:30
p.n.Thie.quecn and her court will be presented
during half-time. The parade steps off at 4 p.m.
and wilLtravel through downtown Fernandina
Beach.

ART FUR LIFE .
Art Fur Life, a benefit for .
Cats Angels hosted by
Michail Caughlin. the
Green Turtle and Cats -
Angels, is Oct. 13 from 2' L '
p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Green , ..,.
Turtle Tavern on South A'"r*". -
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Third Street. downtown Fernandina Beach. The
day will include five bands, artwork, food, raffles
and a chance to meet some cool cats. Come join
the fun and help save a life.
WINE FESTIVAL
The inaugural Amelia Island Wine Festival
hosted by the Fernandina Farmers Market will
showcase award-winning Florida wines and the
vintners
who make
them on
Oct. 13
along the
Amelia
River in
downtown Fernandina Beach.
Enjoy tasting with the award-winning vint-
ners. learn about their wines and wineries and
purchase a bottle or case to take home.
Experience a "behind the scenes" look at the
Florida wine industry by Florida's Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, live
music, gourmet foods, specialty artisans and the
delectable delights of Bar Zin Cafe. Ciao. Espana
and Salt the Grill atThe Ritz-Carlton. Amelia
Island.
For details and ticket information visit


www.ameliawine.com or call 491-4872..
CLUB OPENING
Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the
new Boys & Girls Club at 1175 Lime St. in
Fernandina Beach on Sunday. Oct. 14. The festivi-
ties will last from 1-4 p.m. and include an open
house, remarks by local dignitaries, a ribbon-cut-
ting and refreshments by The Ritz-Carlton.
Amelia Island. Parking is nearby and drop-off is
available.
TASTE OF AMELIA
The 21st annual "The Taste'
of Amelia Island," a culinary
fair to benefit the Nassau
County Volunteer Center,
will be held Oct. 19 at the
Omni Amelia Island '
Plantation Ballroom.
The theme is "Celebrate Autumn on Amelial"
Numerous restaurants and wine purveyors will
highlight their cuisines and wines. Cocktails will
be served from 6:30-7 p.m. and the Taste is from 7-
9 p.m. Enjoy music by the Palmetto Catz and a
silent auction. Attire is semi-formal. Tickets are
$40 at area businesses and online atwww.volun-
teernassau.org. For information call 261-2771.


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SPECIAL EVENTS

Patrick Higgins, owner of
Dog Star Tavern, will deliver
a presentation on the capti-
vating history of rum
tonight at 6
p.m. at the
Amelia
Island .. o
Museum of ..
History,
233 S. Third ,
St. Learn "1
about rum's Ww s
origins in "' '"
the
Caribbean and its historical
significance, including the criti-
cal role rum played in
American Revolution.
Admission is free for mem-
bers, with a suggested dona-
tion of $10 for non-members.
For more information contact .
Gray at 261-7378, ext 102.

The 15th Annual Greek
Festival, today through' Oct.
14 in Francis Field, 29
Castillo Drive, St.
Augustine, hosted by Holy
Trinity Greek Orthodox
Church, will be held Friday
from 4-9 p.m., Saturday from
11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday,
noon-5 p.m.
The Hellenic Band who will
perform live all weekend-in the
main tent. Dine on Greek
foods, pastries, and bever-
ages and enjoy Greek wine or
a cold beer at the Taverna.
The marketplace will offer jew-
elry, apparel, cookbooks, art
and Greek grocery items. The
Kids Center will have games
and more.
Admission is $2 for adults
and free for kids 12 and under
and active military and their
immediate family with ID. Call
(904) 829-0504 or visit
www.stauggreekfest.com.

The Everett P. Pope
Detachment, Marine Corps
League will hold a flag-rais-
ing ceremony Oct. 13 at the
Sadler Crossing Shopping
Center (14th Street and
Sadler Road) in Femandina
Beach. The public is invited.
At 9 a.m. the detachment
officers will raise a 20- by 38-
foot American flag on the 100-
foot flagpole that has been
reftirbished by the detach-
,ment: The new flag will be vis-
iblefor several miles.

The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will
meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the
Femandina Beach Police
Department Community
Room, 1525 Lime St. Craig
Morris will present "The
Brilliant but Tragic John
Ribault."
Ribault, France's best navi-
gator and sailor, landed near
present-day Jacksonville 450
years ago and claimed the ter-
ritory for France. Two years
later Rene de Laudonniere
erected a military fort at this
spot and named it Fort-
Caroline.
Ribault was a radical
Huguenot seeking a place
where others like him could be
free and settle. The presenta-
tion will include discussion of


Ribault's adventure, his
course across the Atlantic,
contacts with the Native peo-
ples and one tragic decision.
Craig Morris is a district
interpretive ranger based at
Fort Caroline and has
degrees in history, archaeolo-
gy and botany. Public wel-
come.

The Amelia Island
Chapter Daughters of the
American Revolution will
meet at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at
the Golf Club of Amelia.
Luncheon to follow is $17 per
person. Flobrida State Regent
Donna Cullen will present her
program on the Compass .
Points of Florida. All members
of NSDAR and prospective
members are invited. RSVP to,
amyschnelldar@gmail.com or
556-3486 by today.

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
will host a Wine Tasting
from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 at
457454 SR 200, Taste and
stock up on wine and more for
fall celebrations. The $10
admission provides 50-plus
wines, spirits and cordials to
taste, gourmet hors d'oeuvres,
coupon to use before you
leave and a souvenir glass to'
take home. Phone 491-6192.

The Men's Newcomers
Club of Amelia Island will
hold Its lunch-meeting Oct.
18 at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club at 11:30 a.m.
Mayor Arlene Filkoff will pro-
vide a brief overview of the
state of the city and will
address major issues affecting
Fernandina Beach and its
constituents, .
Tickets are $15 with reser-
vations by Oct. 13 and $17 at
the door. For reservations, call
Bob Wesche, 310-9055.
All men, whether new to the
area or longtime residents,
are welcome to attend and
join the club. For information
visit www.mensnewcomer-
sclub.org.


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Cats Angels, Inc. SPCA
will hold Its fifth annual
"Rescue Me" fundraiser on
Oct. 21 from ,
5-8 p.m. at
Kelley's
Warehouse, j.
1235 South
10th St. Enjoy
a barbecue din-
ner with a glass ,
of wine or beer,
vegetarian
selection,
.dessert buffet,
door prizes, r
silent auction _' ,
and music by
The Macys. Tickets are $20
and on sale at Cats Angels,
709 S. Eighth St., or through
PayPal at
www.catsangels.com.
Cats Angels is a nonprofit
501 (c)3 charity and receives
no government funding. All
support comes from fundrais-
ing, grants and donations.
Since June 2001, Cats Angels
has helped spay or neuter
12,660 animals and over
5,100 have been adopted
through its programs.


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Courtyard Nights
The next Courtyard Nights at Florida
Stale College Betty P Cook Nassau Center
76346 William Burgess Blvd Yulee. is at
730 pm. Oct 1, and leatuies the Mike
Hendrix Band playing '50s 60s and 70s
classic rock and country
The series is Iree and open to the public
Light refreshments will be available but indi-
viduals may bring their own Alcoholic bever-
ages are not permitted Lawn chairs are
encouraged Bring a can of stood for the
Barnabas Center food bank Call 548-4432
for information Locals interested in pertorm-
ing at future Courtyard Nights should call
Don Hughes at 548-4481 The free concert
series is sponsored by FSCJ Betty P Cook
Nassau Center, the News-Leader and
Nassau County Record
BustoJSO
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
has arranged a special bus to accommodate
Fernandina Beach area music lovers for the
Oct 19 concert. Beethoven & Tchaikovsky,
featuring the Tchaikovsky violin concerto
The bus will leave from the Harris Teeter
parking lot at 6 30 p m sharp and provide
round-trip transportation to and from the
Times-Union Center for the 8 p m concert
Call (904) 356-0426 to reserve a space on
the bus, at $15 per person, and'or to order
concert tickets
Community band
Wet your reed, oil those valves and dust
off your drum sticks for the love of music
loin the Nassau Community Band. Adult
musicians rehearse weekly on Thursdays in
the Yulee Middle School band room
Downbeat is 6 p.m. Woodwinds, brass and
percussionists are welcome. The repertoire
Includes marches, pops, classics and con-
temporary pieces. Contact info@nassaucom-
munityband corn with your questions.


Pablos, 12 N Second St, Femandina
Beach, hosts a jazz jam from 7-10 p.m the
first Wednesday of each month. Musicians
may sit In for one song or the whole night.
Join the mailing list by emalling beechfly-
er@bellsouth net
Amelia ver Cnuises
Amelia River Cruises' Adult "BYOB"
Twilight Tours are held Friday and Saturday.
Tickets are $29 per person at 1 North Front
St Femandina Beach, or call 261-9972 or
book online at wwwameilarlvercruisestbim.
The Couyard
The Courtyard Pub & Eats, 316 Centre
St.. features Gary Ross in the piano bar
every Monday at 7 p m, John Spnnger every
Thursday and Saturday at 6 30 p m, live
entertainment nightly Call 432-7086 Join
them on Facebook at courtyardpubandeats.
Dog Star Tavern
Dog Star Tavern 10 N Second St Dean
DeMerritt Jazz Tribe tonight. Howle Mosley
Oct 18, and Swamp Cabbage Oct 19 Every
Tuesday is Working Class Sirff" when thou-
sands of vinyl records are for sale and avail-


Boy Scout Troop 89 will
hold a Fish Fry, sponsored
by the Fernandina Beach
Rotary Club, on Oct. 26 from
5-7 p.m. at Kelley's Pest
Control, 10th and Lime
streets. Dinners are $10,
drive-through take-out only.
For information and tickets,
contact Bob Rainey at 206-
2151.

The 52nd Annual
Morocco Shrine Circus rolls
into town for two days and
six shows at the University of
North Florida Arena, 4567 St.
Johns Bluff Road South, on
Oct. 27 at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and
7 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.,
3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are
$15 per person and available
at the Morocco, Shrine Center,
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road
South, or charge by phone at
(904) 642-5200, ext 10.

Nassau Humane Society
Invites you to the eighth
annual Pasta for Paws
Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 3
from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center.
Tickets are $12. Dinner
includes salad, spaghetti,
meatballs, bread, beverage
and dessert. Additional
desserts are $2. Takeout
available. Children 6 and
under eat free. Enjoy live
music by Frankie's Friends
and a huge silent auction.
Tickets are on sale at the
NHS Dog Park, Second
Chance Store on South
Eighth Street and online at
www.nassauhumanesociety.c
om.
All proceeds benefit the
homeless animals at the shel-
ter. Phone Penny Landregan
at 277-1152 for information.

THEATER

Fernandina Little Theatre
is looking for a few good men
and women to join its heater
family. Individuals interested in


getting involved behind-the-
sceqres, who want to volunteer
with fun and talented people,
are available for occasional
evening rehearsals, enjoy
being a part of a busy and
creative environment and
want to be a integral part of
making the magic onstage
happen, contact Kate at fit-
play@peoplepc.com or 206-
2607 for more information.

Amelia Community
Theatre presents
"Deathtrap" by Ira Levin. In
this Broadway and film
favorite, a well-known play-
wright goes to extremes to
ensure he has another hit
play. A comic thriller filled with
unexpected twists and turns.,
Directed by Peter Gill
Johnston. Show times are 8
p.m. tonight and Oct.-13.
Tickets are $20 adults and
$10 'students at Amelia
Community Theatre, 207
Cedar St. Box office hours are
Thursday, Friday and
Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
and 90 minutes before curtain.
Call 261-6749 or purchase
tickets online at www.amella-
communitytheatre.org.
"The Fantasticks" will
play tonight and Oct. 13, 19
and 20 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 21
at 2 p.m. at the Theatre by the
Trax, 1100 Osborne Road, St.
Marys, Ga. Tickets are $12.
Call (912) 729-1103. Visit
www.stmaryslittletheatre.com.

8 Flags Playscapes will
host a "Movie In the Park"
at Central Park Oct. 19. At
6:30 p.m., moviegoers will
vote from among the top
names submitted for the park,
formerly Freedom
Playground, then watch
"Dolphin Tale."
For a $5 donation ticket
holders can enter a drawing to
win four tickets to see Winter,
the dolphin at the Clearwater
Marine Aquarium. Overnight
accommodations are includ-
ed. At the end of the movie,


the playground name will be
announced. Visit
www.8flagsplayscapes.org to
learn more.

Fernandina Little
Theatre, 1014 Beech St., is
proud to present another
northeast Florida premier, "I
Have Before Me A
Remarkable Document
Given To Me By A Young
Lady From Rwanda," by
award-winning playwright
Sonja Linden.
Inspired by the real-life
experiences and courage of
young Rwandan refugees, the
play was nominated as a Time
Out Critics' Choice, has been
broadcast by BBC World
Service, and has toured Inter-
nationally; the London 77Times
urged its readers to 'buy, beg
or steal a ticket to this play,"
FLT's production stars Fifi
Dean and Frank O'Donnell,
directed by Ron Kurtz.
Performances are Oct. 20, 23,
25, 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m.
and Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and available
at The UPS Store in the Island
Publix shopping center,

"The Rocky Horror
Show" will be presented on
Amelia Community
Theatre's "Studio 209
Stage" Oct. 25-31 and Nov.
1-3 at 8 p.m. Doors open at
7 p.m., with open seating
beginning at 7:30 p.m.
This musical tells the story
of a young engaged couple
who get caught In a storm and
seek shelter at the home of a
mad scientist who has created
a bizarre creature.
The show contains adult
material, and those under 18
will not be admitted without a
parent or legal guardian. A
Participation Props Kit Is avail-
able at the theater; outside
props are not permitted.
All tickets are $20 and
available by calling the box
office at 261-6749 or online at
www.amellacommunitythe-
atre.org,.


MUSIC NOTES


using brushes and palette
knives.
RSVP to the gallery at
432-1750 to attend the
demonstration. Visit
www.corsegalleryatelier.com.
Artworkshops
Bill Maurer conducts ongo-
Ing watercolor and sketch
workshops on Thursday and
Friday.
For sketching, meet at 10
a.m. Thursday at the Amelia
Island Coffee Shop. Weather
permitting. The watercolor
workshop meets 1:30-4 p.m.
Friday at St. Peter's. Call Bill
at 261-8276.


able to listen to. Visit Dog Star on Facebook
and Reverbnatlon com Call 277-8010
Florida House Inn
'Open Mike Night" is each Thursday from
7 30-10.30 p.m. in the Mermaid Bar hosted
by local musician Terry Smith. Musicians per-
form a couple of songs and the audience
gets to hear new talent. Appropriate for the
whole family. No cover charge Call Smith at
1904) 412-7665
Green Turtle
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
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove, featuring Lawrence
Holmes. Johnny Robinson, Scott GIddons
and Sam Hamilton, plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carlton. Amelia Island.
Dress is casual For information call Holmes
at 556-6772
M'Kanes
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318
Centre St tree 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 p.m.-
midnight and Friday and Saturday from 8:30
pm -12-30 a.m Call 261-1000. Visit
www.okanes.com
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon. 117 Centre St., Buck
Smith Project Tuesdays at 9 p.m.: Wes Cobb
Wednesday at 9 p.m.; DJ Heavy Hess
Thursdays;'local and regional bands Fridays
and Saturdays; NFL Sunday Ticket; Buck
Smith Project 9p.m. Sundays. Call Bill
Childers at 491-3332 or e-mail bill@thep-
alacesaloon.com.


Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave., The Macy's live on stage every
Wednesday; Friday night dance night with DJ
Sparky starting at 8 p.m.; live bands on stage
every Saturday 9 p.m.-close;'llve music on
the patio every Thursday-Sunday. Visit
www.sandybottom.amella conm.
SeabreezeSports Bar
Seabreeze Sports Bar, 2707 Sadler
Road, Inside the Days Inn; DJ Wayne
Saturday
SlidesSeasideGrll
- Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S. Fletcher
Ave live music in the tliki bar from 6-10 p m
every night and 1-5 p m. Saturday and
Sunday, reggae Wednesdays with Pili Pill;
The Macy's in the lounge Friday and
Saturday 6-10 pm trivia Thursdays at 7-30
p.m. with DJ Dave, and shag dancing
Sunday from 4-7 p m.; music nightly from 9
p.m.-1 a.m. in the Breakers Lounge. Call
277-6652. Visit www.slidersseaside.com
Join Sliders on Facebook and Twitter.
TheSurf
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave., DJ Roc Wednesdays and
Richard Smith Fridays. Call 261-5711


ART WORKS


Silkscreendemo
. Artists Lucy Holmes and
Rhonda Bristol will speak
about Lou Stovall serigraphs
and give a silk screen demon-
stration on Oct. 16 at 7 p.rh. at
the Island Art Association
Education Center, 18 N.
Second St. The public is wel-
come.
Holmes will talk about and
show examples of the work of
world-renowned printmaker
and artist, Lou Stovall. One of
his best-known works,
"Breathing Hope," was com-
missioned for the inauguration
of Howard University
President H. Patrick Swygert.
Bristol will discuss and
demonstrate a fast and simple
version of the beautiful and
creative art of silk screening
(serigraphs).
Island Art events
The Island Art Association,
a cooperative, nonprofit
organization, is located at 18
N. Second St. Current events
include:
Adobe Lightroom for
Photographers, Oct. 13 from
9 a.m.-noon with instructor
Wayne Howard. Contact
waynebhl @comcast.net.
Learn How to Sculpt,
Oct.14, 2-4 p.m., with instruc-
tor Chuck Oldham. Contact
(904) 432-8398.
The Vanishing Art of
Plaster Mold Making, Oct.28,
2-4 p.m. with Oldham.
Contact (904) 432-8398.
*A portrait workshop Oct.
23 and 30 from 7-9 p.m. and
Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to
noon. Contact Paul Massing
at 321-0738.
Thursday morning is
Open Studio from 9 a.m.-
noon. Contact Gretchen
Williams at 491-3171.
The Photographers
Group holds monthly meet-
ings at 7 p.m. Contact Pat
Hooks at 277-2595.
Chlldren'sArt is Oct. 27
from 10-11 a.m. and 11:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m. for ages 6-9
and 1-2:15 p.m. for ages 10-
14. Register at the gallery,
261-7020.
*A Studio Sale will be held
Nov. 3. Rent a table to sell
unwanted art supplies.
Contact Susan at Sellner-
susan @ susansellner.com
. Visitwww.isiandart.org or
call 261-7020..
Paintingworkshop
Nicholas Simmons,
acclaimed watermedia artist,
will return to Amelia Island to
conduct a painting workshop
with the Amelia Island Artists
Workshop, Oct. 26-28. This
will be the second and last
time to be able to study under
this artist in Fernandina
Beach. Cost is $450.
For registration and infor-
mation contact Sandra Baker-
Hinton at 491-8040 during
regular business hours or at
557-1195, or Mikolban
Longacre at 415-3900.
Artevent
The Historic Downtown Art
and Jewelry Exhibit and Sale
will be held Oct. 26 from 10
a.m.-9 p.m. at the Island Art
Association Education Center,
18 N. Second St. Artists will
include Leslie Urban jewelry,
Joe Winston pottery,.
Elizabeth Weigel decorative
gourds, Stephan Leirriberg
photography, Laura Olivia art
merchandise reproductions,
Chad Bridges wood turning,
Gretchen Williams watercol-
ors, Teddie Forbes paintings,
and Jose Garcia mixed,
media paintings and repro-
ductions.
The exhibit is open to the
public with free admission.
There will be an all-day silent
auction by the artists plus
items from local sponsors. It
will conclude at 8 p.m. and
total proceeds will be donated
to the Fernandina Beach High
SchooJ arts program. Call
225-0065 or (904) 701-9983.
Art demo -
The Plantation Artists'
Guild and Gallery will feature
nationally known artist and
Jacksonville gallery owner
Elleen Corse in a free demon-
stration Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at
the gallery, 94 Amelia Village
Circle. Corse paints in oils







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RELIGION


Supplies needed
The Salvation Army Hope
House's Emergency Food
Pantry is currently in need of:
1) Peanut butter & jelly 2)
Canned meats tuna, chick-
en, Spam 3) Canned vegeta-
bles corn, beans and peas 4)
Canned or dried fruit 5)
Soups ready to eat and con-
densed 6) Starches instant
mashed potatoes, rice, maca-
roni & cheese, helper meals
7) Toilet paper and dishwash-
ing liquid. Call 321-0435 or
stop by the Hope House,
located at 410 S. Ninth St.

Tuesdayworship
Salvation Army Hope
House invites you to join them
each Tuesday at noon for the
Weekly Worship Service.
Pastor David Bradsher of
Grace Community Church
will share the Gospel message
on Oct. 16th. For information
call 321-0435 or stop by the
Hope House, located at 410 S.
Ninth St.

Free dinner
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for individu-
als and families in need in the
area on Thursday, Oct. 18
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 come. For
information call 261-4741.

Concertwith a Cause
Memorial UMC next
Concert with a Cause Oct. 23
at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, 601
Centre St., will feature the
Jacksonville Masterworks
Chorale. Selections will
include music by Brahms,
Victoria, Belafonte, Herbert,
Mozart, Kopylow, Gilbert &
Sullivan, Thompson and
Rutter. .


Admission is frle,c bul a
love offering will be taken. All
proceeds will benefit the
United Methodist Committee
on Relief. Nursery will be pro-
vided. All are welcome. For
information'call 261-5769.
Visit www.jmcsings.org.

Shabbat service
The Jewish Community of
Amelia Island/Nassau will
hold a Shabbat Service on
Oct. 26 at a private home.
Gather at 6:30 p.m. to meet
and greet. Services begin at 7
p.m. Bring a dessert to share
for the Oneg following the
service. For information con-
tact Debbie Price at 310-6060
or deb203@aol.com.
Dates for a Shabbat
Service in November are
either Nov. 9 or 30. lf you are
able to host services on either
of those nights, contact Price.

Extravaganza
The Solid Rock COG BF's
Silver Seniors are sponsoring
a Fashion and Dining Extrava-
ganza in Burns Hall of St.
Peter's Episcopal Church. 801
Atlantic Ave., on Oct. 27 from
6-9 p.m. Tickets are on sale
now at $20 per person or $35
per couple. Proceeds will sup-
port the Solid Rock Building
Fund. Male and female mod-
els are needed. Contact liaura
Wilson at 225-5388.

Stop bullying
"Stop Bullying -The End
Begins With Me!" will be held
on Oct. 27 from 1-4 p.m., at
Christwalk Church. 2920
Bailey Road.
This family forum on bully-
ing will address both parents
and children/teens separately.
Tabi Upton, MA, LPC, of
Chattanooga, Tenn., will hold
individual group sessions.
For tickets to this free event
email MosaicPFl'@yahoo.
comn. Seating limited.


Jazz at New Vision


A creative worship service
featuring a jazz ensemble will
be held at New, Vision
Congregational Church on
Sunday at 10 a.m. Worship will
embrace and celebrate the
rhythm of the jazz tradition as
participants explore the rhythm
of their faith.
The service will feature the
music of Pegge Ealum, flute;
Ernie Ealum, bass; Darren
Ronan, drums; and Jane
Lindberg, piano. Leslie
McLaughlin joins the ensem-
ble this month as soloist. The
jazz ensemble joins New
Vision's worship for a fall and
spring worship series each
year. Services will be held on
the second Sundays in
November and December.
"Part of New Vision's mis-
sion is to embrace the many


Sunday School ............................... 9:30 am
Sunday W orship...............................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA.....................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ................6:30 pm
Postor:Bud Long
941017 Old Nassauville Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL32034
261-4741
www.springhillbaptistfb.org



GRACE

A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church In
America Devoted to Christ to the Fellowship &
to the Great Commission
Worship on Sundays at 10:45 am
Nursery and Children's Church provided
Grace Groups meet on Wednesday evenings
In Fernandlna Beach, Kingsland &Yulee.
Men's, Women's and Youth Ministries
85439 Miner Rd., Yulee
(Yulw Middle School)
www.gracenassau.com
904.491.0363



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UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Traditional Family Worship. .....8:30am & 11 am
ContemporaryeWorship ...9:45am in Maxwell Hall
SundaySchoolforallage ...... 9:45am& 11am
Wednesday Dinner(Aug-May) ..... 5:15pm-6:30pm
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ways that we come to know and
experience God, and the arts
and music offer us an avenue to
God and our spirit that can
touch us deeply," said the Rev.
Mary Moore, pastor. "In this
unique jazz service, our spirits
are enlivened. And when our
spirits are enlivened, a door
opens for us to know and expe-
rience God and our world in
new and creative ways."
New Vision worships each
-Sunday at 10 a.m. at 96072
Chester Road in Yulee. Visit
www.NewVisionCongregationa
lChurch.org, find them on
Facebook or contact Moore at
(904) 238-1822.


In the Heart of Fernandina
S9 N. 6" Street
Dr. Wain Wesberry
Senior Pastor
Dr. Doug Ganyo
Associate Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11 am
Sunday School 9:50 am
SNursery -Children
Youth Adults
261-3837
www.first-presbyterian-
church-32034.org


"Discover Ilhe )iffreiree" at
Amelia Baptist
Church
Pastor: D)r. t 1. Neil I lcllon
.Sunday Woiship Scivicc 10:30 aln
Bihlc Sitily 1.in1
Nitrsery provided or all services
Small group suilies-Adulls 61)n
Weditesday Pl iyur Service 6:.):30p
Preschool and Childicci Activilics
961167 BUCCANIlERt TRAIL.
C o v, f r1w3 tu V,0i 0 j !r niI R'.uh, 14:"hni i
ior More Infomnitaioni Call: 261 -9527


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Ted Schroder. Pastor
Fall Series: Book of Revelation:
Encolragtging I he Faith
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36 Bowlman Roia, 277-4414
Off'AIA at entrance to ()nini Resort
Amelia Isuland 'lani.tion
,www.amlitt'h i tthl.cn


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Fashion Fantasy presented eight local citizens with certificates recognizing their
individual contributions to the community. Emma Noble, executive director, and
Peggy McPherson, executive commentator, for Fashion Fantasy convened the
awards ceremony in Central Park in Fernandina Beach on Sunday, Sept. 30.
Honorees, top, include Fannie Mae Brown, seated from left, Vennice Stewart and
Virginia Grant. Mary A. Alexander, standing from left, Evelyn L. Hopkins, Elaine
Roberts, Pastor Susie Brown and Corey Smith with Noble and McPherson. Fashion
Fantasy also awarded certificates to Chris Wilson, Richard Darlington, Pastor John
Coverdell, Pastor Tina Smith, Anna Roberts, Vicky Roberts, Edgar Roberts, Don
Roberts, Warren Grant, Spencer Mitchell, Greg Jones, Terry Roberts, Barbara
Hodge and Pastor Jennette Richo. Middle, Mary A. Alexander receives a hug from
McPherson. Above, Virginia Grant expresses her appreciation for the award.


Rev. Jose Kallukalam

Saturday Vigil Mass-4 m& 5:30 pm & 5.30 pm
Saturday 4 om Massat Yulee United Methodist Church
Sunday Masses 88am- 10am- 12 noon
Daly Mass- 8:30am Mon.,Wed., Thurs & F.
6pm- Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6:00 pm; Holy Day 8:30 am
Confessons: Saturday 3:00pm 3:45 pm or by appt
TelephoF, Numbers:
Parlsh Office: 904-2F3472; Fax 904-321-1901




Living Waters
wo id-outreach
Contemporary Worship
." a SAT.. .6:00pm
SUN .9:30 am
/ WED ..7:00 pm
Youth, Nursery
& Chlldrens' Ministries
r lb & Iclllll e.y..
'... .. 321-2117
On A1A 1 mile west of Amella Island
www.UvingWatersOutreach.org
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday


New Vision
Congregational
Church, UCC
\f\i shli[p Stiidays
ai 10:00 am
*l'h174 1 lIIe ta.r Itoil1 in lh. ,.
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CELEBRATION
BAPTIST CHURCH
Innovative Syde, Conatemporay Music,
Casual Atmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30an
Nursery Provided
KidKradlblo Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30anm Sunday
Youth Program Wed i 6:30pm
Connectie g with Chnst..
Couneaueng t h Peop/e



SYULEE UNITED
METHODIST
CHURCH

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

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


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolen Sr.:, Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the Cily
Wiltl the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday pNi' AembnTers ~l~v9 a.m.C
Sunday School 9:010 .nm.
Morning lIrship 10:30 -, t, vl. Siindiii
Hil,dne.vty oi'on-dtlv A ',lr'r
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faMily worshpl enCer

Sunday Service ... .10:30 am
Bible Study . . . .9:30 am
Wednesday Service... 7:00 pm
www.thebridgeflordia.cam
85031 Landover Drive
Yulee, FI
904.225.4860


Sunday School 9 30 am
Morning Worship 8 15 om ,nd 11 00 am
Sunday Ev-ning 6 00 pmn
Wednesday Pmayer Mcting 6 30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6515 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6.30 pm
Classes For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
St1'ivIe Yulo'UbpliM tn h corn
85971 Horls Rd.. West 904*225-s128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225*0809


FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
Dr. Bill Yeldell. Interim Pastor
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BNCOltar Youth arop ....... 30p-ni-Sioopm
Wedn.esd. Prayr Servic. . . . .. 7t00pmi
736 Bonnlevlew Road
904-261-4615
Nursery provided
Spointsbaptlstchurch.org
Find us on Facebook:
5 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


BI.\( i klO K Bl i ISI
(111('w 1
96362 Ilaclkriick Rd., Yiile
261l-220
Vall l'trl r

Smuidy Mor m1ilg Wotsmli sl vicri 10 30 am
Sitmidy Sliiool 9 1b ,iii
Simiday Evoning Worship) Solice 6'00 pin
AWANA Widniesd.iv ( 30 1130 pi
Wednesday Snivico 7 00 pm
Nuisorv y ovidad
www,tblackrockhatiallst,coin


RELIGION NOTES


CHURCH

FESTIVALS

Fall Festival
Memorial United
Methodist Church will
present the annual Fall
Festival on Oct. 20 from ,0
a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centralf
Park on Atlantic Avenue.
The entire festival is free of
charge to the church's
neighbors in the communi-
ty. A hot dog lunch and
treats will be served. There
will be music from the
Grace Notes as well as
crafts, games, inflatables
and pony rides for the joy
of all. The Lighthouse
radio station (FM 89.3) will
broadcast live from the fes-
tival. For information con-
tact the church at 261-5769.

Bethlehem
Marketplace
Springhill Baptist
Church's fall festival,
Bethlehem Marketplace, is
Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m. There
will be games and activities
for kids of all ages inside
the Family Life Center and
activities outside that
include a rock wall, bounce
house and train ride.
Hamburgers, hotdogs,
chips and drinks will be
available at low prices.
Admission is one non-per-
ishable food item for the
church's community food
pantry. Please, no scary
costumes allowed. Call 261-
4741 for information.
Yulee festival
Community Baptist
Church, 85326 Winona
Bayview Road (off Radio
Road) in Yulee will hold a
free Fall Festival on Oct. 27
from 5-7 p.m.
Enjoy games, prizes,
drawings, a hayride, pop-
corn and a bouncy house,
all free of charge. Free
food and drinks will be
served while supplies last.
The Country Store will be
open with cheap prices on
new and used items as well
as crafts and baked goods.
All are welcome. For infor-
mation contact 225-0809 or
225-5430.

Harvest Fest
This Halloween join
New Life Christian
Fellowship, 2701 Hodges
Blvd., Jacksonville, for
Harvest Fest, a fulr, safe,
family-friendly alternative
on Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m.
It's an evening packed with
games, bouncy houses,
and costume contests.
Along with lots of candy,
tasty treats and a free hot
dog and drink for each per-
son who attends. Bring
your friends and neigh-
bors. Admission is free.
For more information visit
www.nlcf.org.


St. Peter's Episco al Church
Welcomes You!
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantic \
7:30 a.m. Service
9:00 a.m. Service
11:00 a.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE 2nd Sunday
904-261-4293
www.stpetersparish.org


Community Baptist
Church
85326 Winona Bayview Road
Yulae, 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
tServuing the Lord suith G(Hadness"


t La Tierra Prometida
(nwi Promlse Land)
91sfsantc 'Ministry

Sunday-ll:00 am English
7:00 pm Spanish
Wednesday-7:00 pm Spanish
& English
'16 Alachua Street
(90T1i) 3i19-2595
www.ThaePromiseLandChurch.us


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4 AROUND SCHOOL


IKI DAY, OcCT()BI:iR 12.2012 News-Leader


Students back breast cancer awareness


Fernandina Beach High
School hosted Jeannie Blaylock
of First Coast News on
Tuesday as part of the 20th
anniversary of Buddy Check
12. The entire school partici-
pated in the event.
The Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) class organ-
ized the event. Students had
the opportunity to sign up for a
special lunch in the library and
were encouraged to invite their
mothers. The lunch was pre-
pared by the FBHS culinary
arts department and paid for
by the FBHS Business
Partners.
Several clubs at FBHS got
in on the act as the FBHS
Senior Men served the lunch
and Teens for Change made
breast cancer awareness rib-
bons and sold pink carnations.
Blaylock and several CNA stu-
dents spoke to the student
body.
The cheerleaders have
been raising money at recent
football games and wore spe-
cial pink uniforms for the event.
They lead the cafeteria in a
Buddy Check 12 cheer as stu-
dents participated in a "push-
ups for breast cancer aware-
ness" competition. Most of the
student body and staff wore
pink for the occasion.
Before Blaylock left, FBHS
presented her with nearly
$1,000 fund-raised to support
Buddy Check 12 and breast
cancer research. Senior Blair
Bean, who helped organize the
event, said, "I though that
everything was really neat. It
was cool to get the whole
school involved in this event. It
was the first time we've done
something like this."
Senior Paige Markwell also
helped organize the event. She
added, "We' were really sur-
prised at how many people par-
ticipated. It started as some-
thing that was really just for
seniors but it really took off
and the whole school got
involved."
Blaylock spoke to the stu-
dent body about the impor-
tance oftreast exams and how
reminding others to do the


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FBHS Certified Nursing Assistant program students with Jeannie Blaylock of First
Coast News, top. Above, FBHS cheerleaders lead a Buddy Check 12 cheer in the
cafeteria.


same can save a life. She gave
the school Buddy Check 12
stickers and picture frames and
posed for photographs with
some of the breast cancer sur-
vivors in attendance. The CNA


students think the event made
an impression on the student
body and hope to see it become
an annual event.
"I talked to a lot of people
today who I don't think had


thought much about breast
cancer before, but hopefully
they will now. I hope the school
keeps doing something like
this after we graduate," Bean
said.


M 9


years


Shariah and Ryan
Brown practice for the
20th anniversary cele-
bration of Joel Pace
Piano, left. Students
from all over Nassau
County will participate
in the all-day event on
Oct. 27 at Northside
Presbyterian Church in
Jacksonville. Everyone
is invited to attend.
Refreshments will be
provided and donations
accepted for various
charities. Please bring a
canned food item for the
local food bank as
admission. For informa-
tion visit www.joel-
pacepiano.vpweb.com.
SUBMITTED


Old flagswanted
Faded, worn and other-
wise unserviceable U.S. flags
are being collected 111......Li,
the Columbus Day holiday on
,Oct. 15. Collection boxes have
been placed at. each Nassau
County fire station. The flags
will be retired at a ceremony
conducted by an Eagle Boy
Scout candidate.
PB&J drive
IThe Nassau County
Volunteer Center and the Girl
Scouts of Nassau County 14th
annual Peanut Buttler & Jelly
Drive runs through Oct. 25 in
coordination with national
"Make a Difference Day."
Drop-off sites include: Nas-
sau County Volunteer Center
(1303 Jasmine St., Suite 104A,
Fernandina Beach); First
Federal Savings Bank (Sadler
Road); Southside Elementary
(Jasmine Street); St. Michael's
Academy (Broome Street);
and Callahan Masonic Iodge
(45085 Frank Brookins
Drive).
Donations will be distrib-
uted to Nassau County Head
Start programs, Barnabas
Center and The Salvation
Army Hope House. For infor-
mation call 261-2771 or e-mail
ncvcfb@aol.com.
Festival raffle
Join Amelia Island
Montessori School'from 11
a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13 along the
Amelia River waterfront in
downtown Fernandina Beach
for the Amelia Island Wine
Festival. The school will hold
a raffle to win a getaway to
Island Grove Winery, which
includes a two-night stay, an
KIV to explore the winery,
dinner for two at The Yearling
Restaurant, a tour of the win-
ery, and a basket of wines
from Island Grove. Tickets
are $10 each and you need not
be present to win. In addition,
12 baskets of assorted wines,
food and gifts in a variety of
themes and styles will be
available at a silent auction.
Visit www.ameliaisland-
montessori.com for more
information.
Reading workshop
The annual Families
Building Better Readers par-
ent workshop will be held Oct.
18 at Yulee Elementary, 86063
Felmor Road. The parents.
grandparents and guardians
of all Nassau District K-5 stu-
dents are invited.
The workshop provides-
simple instructional activities
you can do with your child to
improve reading perform-
ance. Attendees will receive a
free "parent tool-kit."
Registration and free pizza
dinner is from 5:30-6 p.m. and
the workshop from 6-8 p.m.
Childcare will be provided to
children under school age.
Call 491-9886 to notify organiz-
ers of your childcare needs.
Public hearing
A public hearing for review


of Fernandina Beach Middle
School's 2012-13 School
Improvement Plan will be
held Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Information night
Yulee Middle School will
host its annual Curriculum
and Technology Night Oct. 23
beginning at 6 p.m. in the
library. Parents are invited to
learn about all of the great
things going on inside the
classrooms at YMS. Enjoy
light refreshments and prize
drawings for participants.
Students are encouraged to
attend with their parents. For
information call 225-5116.
Stop bullying
"Stop Bullying The End
Begins With Me!" will be held
on Oct. 27 from 14 p.m., at
Christwalk Church, 2920
Bailey Road,.
This family forum on bully-
ing will address both parents
and children/teens separately.
Tabi Upton, MA, LPC, of
Chattanooga, Tenn., will hold
individual group sessions for
parents and teens/children.
Host for the event is Mosaic...
putting pieces together. For
tickets to this free event email
MosaicPIPT@yahoo.com.
Seating will be limited.
Essay contest
Scot Ackerman, MD, med-
ical director of First Coast
Oncology, announces this
year's topic for the Students
Who Care Essay Contest:
Being Good + Doing Good =
Being Happy.
High school students from
Duval and Nassau counties
can enter for a chance to win a
MacBook in reward for their
good deeds. The contest asks
students to write about a time
they decided to do good even
when others around them
were not. What lessons did
you learn and how will they
affect your future? One win-
ner will be selected from each
county
For details visit www.
FirstCoastOncology.com or
contact Director of Com-muni-
cations Michele Katz at (904)
S0-5522. The deadline is Oct.
30. Essays may be submitted
onflie at www.First
CoastOncology.com.

Strides for
Education
On Dec. 8 Take Stock in
Children/Nassau will hold a
"Strides for Education" 5K
Run/Beach Walk on Fernan-
dina's Main Beach. The goal
is to register 250 runners and
walkers and to raise $10,000
for the Take Stock in
Children/Nassau Scholarship
Fund. Everyone can play a
role in the event. To register
as a runner/walker, create a
team of runners/ walkers or
support visit http://give.take-
stockinchildren.org/site/TR?f
r_id=1142&pg=entry. To vol-
unteer or become a sponsor
contact Jody Mackle at jmack-
le@fscj.edu.


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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12.2012


To Place An Ad, Call (904) 261-3696. The Classified Ad l)eadllne for Wednesdays is 5:00 p.m. Monday and for Fridays is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday

100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Finandal-Horne/Property 606 Photo Equipmeint &Sales 619 Business Eqi:.r-..,, 800 REAL ESTATE _l? Ir,.,.8tnr,[ Pro.a,-r, 859 Cor'd.o-Luinu,,,rsned
101 Card of Thanks 205 Live-in Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood- ,J,.i '1 cirrt r .. e,, ,..i ,,-r l-" .''esr rja.sau Counr, 859 Homes-Furn,sre.
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn E.au.pmea'2 r. l:,,i. ,-,:,,',.e t 1 R,-,gi.atard Sr. rlar,,s 6do Hornme-niurn,sr,.d
103 In Memoriarn 207 Business opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Pinr: ,; --., ,-.i r .ri0? l,,C,,I. -,me i.-.rs, 8l. C mi.T,J , Counr, iol a L,,'r h. ent3si.
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 AirConditioners/Heaters 623 Tra,,.ie 04 iT, .a lia,-,, Ho,r.- E17 .r Areas 662 Bed P, rakas
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 O..aMe. to.: 13u, 80- E, acr.h- 850 RENTALS 86.3 COffce
106- Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 f.. i tmn. iE, Warerfr.r,- e 1 oo,'mrate arNred 854 Car.',,
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 80 Conn'J,: ,,r,u- 852 t1.:b,i Homes 8 TRANPare ORTATIOuse
108 Gfr- Sorc.s 305 Tutor.gn 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 6 -,.. r. T,1 a,ler 80, O)f I,,-,a .ule -S- rl.,bie Hor,me Lo.- 91 AutoR Obes
200 EMPLOYMENT 30'r. Iess,-."s Cl s.-, 602 Articles for Sale 615 e.u..1.-.g I .srae,.' 702 e'..-t .,.oli .3,:.ka. 809' LOIS I6 4 P ., .02 Truca.'s
201 Help Wanred 400 FINANCIAL 603 1, 3.-:e,,-,eou 616 il._,.-,, ,*;J er,. ue- 703 p..nrts E, r.i m,. t al 810 FarT_ .:r,-ag-e r5 partments-Furr.iihd3 ,903 .Jans
202 SalesI -Bus.nres 4-1011 flor .gage Bou.ht. ld 604 3.,c:-rI 617 rl.,-in.c-r,-T .,..1-li-...,. 704 :,-'-e',:,,'-, .,enrle_ '11 Co r.,i r.-,.al r.i p3rtmi.ents-Jnfijrr 904 Hrotorcicles
203 Hotel/Restaurant 4C. Sto.o ks co-,d' 605 C-.:rTu ~e.-'Su .ii. 618 i.,.-r.,-, 705 'nc.p.jte.. EL uPpi.' 812 Pr.-..r. E.:...g 57 C.nd s-Fun,-ished 905 Comr ner:,a

THE NEWS-LEADER SERVICE DIRECTORY Is LOCATED BELOW


102 Lost & Found

LOST CHIHUAHUA Reddish brown
male w/long legs. 2 yrs old. If seen,
please call (904)591-1678.
If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humane Society
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers
license building (904)491-7440.

104 Personals
SURROGATE MOMS NEEDED Most
generous compensation & benefits
program offered anywhere, starting at
$25,000. Healthy, non-smoking, 21-39,
prior birth w/o complications, no
criminal background. Confidential,
compassionate services. Reasonable
expenses will be paid.
OpenArmsConsultants.com. ANF

105 Public Notice
ABANDONED TRAILER on 85047
Sara Rd., Yulee. Needs to be removed
within 30 days. Please notify.
THERE IS A LIEN On The Following
Vehicles For Towing & Storage and
will be auctioned-off on the listed dates
below: on 11/02/2012, a 2003 Ford
Windstar, VIN# 2FMZA51423BA51338
and a 2001 Homemade/ASP Boat VIN#
FLZAC151H101 at 12 noon at 1683B S.
8th St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
(904)321-3422

ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised
Herein is subject to the Federal
Fair Housing Act, which makes it
illegal, to advertise any prefer-
ence, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or
national origin, or the Intention to
make any such preference,
limitation or discrimination.
The News-Leader will not
knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in violation
of the law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings
advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have
been discriminated against in.
connection with the sale, rental or
financing of housing, call the
United States Department of
Housing and Urban Development
-... 0o077, or for
,(800)927-
9275.






201 Help Wanted
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
EXPERT needed part-time Make
your own hours. Location in
Femrnandina. Send resume to:
Jobs@tAmelialsla ndlobs.info

SECURITY ASSISTANT SITE
SUPERVISOR
Fernandina Beach. Current "D" lic.,
clear background, DL & DMV req.,
phone, Diploma/GED. Pay $10.25/hr +
benefits. DFWP--EEO/M/F/V/H. Apply
at: www.dsisecurity.com BB9100030

EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED DRIV-
ERS Earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded.
$1000 sign on to qualified drivers.
Home most weekends. (843)266-3731
/ www.bulldoghiway.com. EOE. ANF

MTS is hiring for an ASV/Bobcat
operator w/finish grade experience.
Needs 2 yrs of verifiable exp. and valid
driver's lie. Drug free workplace. Rate
of pay based on exp. Apply at 463106
State Road 200, Yulee, FL.


I 01 Help Wanted
NOW HIRING Full Time Plumber -
Must have experience' In new
construction, residential/commercial,
remodels, and repipes. Must have a
valid CLEAN driving record. Stop in and
apply, see one of our associates "for
details. Dave Turner Plumbing,.474390
E. SR 200, FB. (904)277-3942


EXP'D VETERINARY TECHNICIAN -
wanted for busy, small animal practice
in St. Marys, GA. Open M-F, no
emergency calls or weekends. Fax
resume to (912)882-1385 or call
(912)882-4732 for further info.
FREIGHT UP = More $. Need CDL
Class A driving exp. (877)258-8782,
www.dr've4melton.com. ANF
NON-PROFIT AGENCY is seeking to
fill a Family Services Counselor position
in our Yulee office. This position Is
responsible for providing case
management services to at-risk
children and families In Nassau County
communities by assessing the needs of
families and providing/referring
necessary In-home services. One to
two years experience in child welfare
preferred. A bachelor's degree In social
work or related field Is required. The
agency is also seeking to fill a
Education Specialist position in our
Yulee office. Full time and part-time
positions available. Please submit cover
letter and resumes to careers-
(afssnorg. Please visit www.fssjax.ora
for a
complete job description and other
employment opportunities.
WE ARE LOOKING for an
outstanding Dental Assistant to
add to our team of winners in St.
Marys, GA. If you are'organized, self-
motivated, have a healthy lifestyle as
well as high energy, you could be that
person. If .you also possess a can-do
attitude, have dental assisting experi-
ence and computer skills, then you
should apply. Please email resumes to
parkerandpennlnitonemploveecmeiall,
corn. No phone calls to the office
please.
AMATO CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS
CENTER looking for certified Pllates
Instructor to teach private sessions on
the equipment, & some mat classes.
'Continuing education opportunity with
the right person. Please email resume
to: chiro8888@yahoo.com
PEDIATRIC OFFICE Front & back
office with experience only. Full time
with benefits. Fax resume to (904)491-
3173.
CODING & MEDICAL BILLING
POSITION for doctor's office. Must
have experience, knowledge In CPT,
ICD, EOBS, Insurance verification.
Send resume to:
ypsoffice@hotmail.com
MECHANIC NEEDED for busy shop
in Callahan. Must have own tools and
valid driver's license. ASE certifications
helpful, but not necessary. Call Bob
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm at (904)879-
6410. After 6pm, (904)879-6481.
FRONT DESK CLERK NEEDED
Requires day & night shifts. Call (904)
849-0200 or apply at Holiday Inn
Express, 76071 Sidney PI., Yulee.
DRIVERS 100% owner operator co.
Pay increase, home weekly, regional &
dedicated. Class A CDL. 1 yr exp in
last 3. Call (800)695-9643 or
www.driveforwatkins.com. ANF
Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process
medical claims from home. Call the
Federal Trade Commission to find out
how to spot medical billing scams.
1(877)FTC-HELP. A message from the
News-Leader and the FTC.
RESIDENCE INN Amelia Island now
hiring Front Desk Associate and Social
Media Specialist with excellent
communication skills able to work
weekdays, weekends and holidays.
Social Media Specialist should also
have proficient "Blog" skill abilities. No
phone calls please. Accepting
applications at 2301 Sadler Rd.
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW -
Learn to drive for Stevens Transport.
Earn $700/wk. No experience needed.
Local CDL training. Job ready in 15
days (888)368-1964. ANF


11


301 Schools &
Instruction
NURSING CAREERS Begin Here Get
trained in months, not years. Financial
aid if qualified. Housing available. Job
placement assistance. Call Centura
Institute (877)206-6559. ANF

AIRLINE CAREERS Become an
Aviation Maintenance Tech. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if
qualified Housing available. Job
placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (866)314-
3769. ANF

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for
hands on Aviation Maintenance Career.
FAA approved program. Financial aid If
qualified Housing avail. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (866)314-
3769. ANF

MEDICAL BILLING TRAINING -
Train for medical billing careers at
SCTrain.edu. No exp needed, Job
placement assistance after training.
HS/GED/PC needed. (888)872-4677.
ANF

MEDICAL CAREERS begin here -
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503 Pets/Supplies
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601 Garage Sales
GARAGE SALE Sat 10/13, 9am-lpm.
5378 Florence Pt. D: Hunting gear, tiller,
chest freezer, household appli-ances,
lamps, tools, fishing poles, rolltop desk,
dishwasher, 2000 L.R. Discovery, more!
(904)583-4751 for Info.
YARD SALE at Bow & Arrow Camp
ground, 850430 US Hwy 17. Final
week: Sun. 10/7 thru Sun. 10/14,
8am-5pm. (F)
YARD SALE Sat. 10/13, 8:30am.
95269 Mobley Heights Rd., Fernandina
Beach. Designer purses: Kate Spade,
Coach, etc. Books, clothes, knick-
knacks, & much more. (F)
YARD SALE Caravel Tr., Pirates
Wood, Yulee. Sat. 10/13, 8am-lpm.
Golf clubs & accessories, books,
pottery, bike, crib accessories, misc.
items.


I 601 Garage Sales
MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE on Sat.
10/13 from 7:30am-12pm. Furniture,
household Items, etc. At Roy Byrd
State Farm parking lot on SR200. Rain
cancels.
MOVING SALE 86608 Meadowwood
Dr. in Yulee. From AIA turn onto
Meadowbluff Rd., then left into
Meadowfleld Subd. onto Riverwood Dr.
go 0.9 miles, turn left onto Meadow-
wood Dr. house is in cul-de-sac.
Furniture, pictures, clothes, shoes,
(Raulph Lauren-new) kitchen stuff-
new, carpet cleaner-new, patio set,
Euro lounger, lots of ceramic & clay
pots, just too many things to list. Sat.,
8am-lpm (no early birds please). 904-
624-0218 (F)

96100 NASSAU LAKES CIR. (in
Nassau Lakes Subd). Fri. 10/12 & Sat.
10/13, 8am. Lots of collectibles,
records, tools, fishing, Garmin GPS,
paddle boat, households, etc.
(F)

PRO'S COME HERE FIRST -
7:00am Saturday 10/13. Huge 3
families downsize. Top quality
goods No junk/no clothes. Tools
(Dewalt), furniture (Ikea), house-
hold Items, lots of art, office equip-
ment, sporting goods, and collect-
ibles. 97053 Little Piney Island Ct.
Follow Signs.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 10/13, 8am-
1pm, Like-new oversized couch & chair,
Big Green Egg, Titleist golf & travel
bags, luggage, granite dining table, &
much more. 1638 Ocean Forest Dr., off
Scott Rd. 904-556-7247 (F)


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601 Garage Sales

BENEFIT YARD SALE Sat. 10/13,
Samn-lpm. Come help a good cause.
Something for everyone at this sale.
Turn by Lowes onto Barnwell, turn right
into Riverside Subd,, 96017 River
Marsh Bend. (F)
HUGE GARAGE SALE
OCEAN PARK CONDOMINIUMS
403 TARPON AVENUE
Sat, 10/13, Sam- pil. Multi-fataly
participation. Bargains galore! Look for
News-Leader signs. (No Early Shows)
(F)
AMERICAN BEACH COMMUNITY
GARAGE SALE No early birds. Sat.
10/13, 8am-2pm. Look for the signs at
entrances on Lewis St., Burney Rd., &
Julia St. High end furniture, clothes,
shoes, electronics, etc. (F)

MARSH LAKE VILLAGES Black
leather chair, wicker chair, 1940-50
costume Jewelry, 7-pc Haviland china
svc for 8, black coffee service, quilts,
good cond ladies quality clothes,
antique wicker hall tree, punch bowl
set, glassware, prints & more. 93042
Harbor Ct. Fri. & Sat., 8am-lpm.

YARD SALE Fri. 10/12 & Sat. 10/13,
8am-2pm: 96031 Aqua Vista Court,
Heron Isles Sub. Baby clothes 0-3T boy
& girl, baby gear, stroller, car seat, crib,
high chair, toys & books. All in
excellent condition.
GARAGE SALE Saturday at Lisa's
house, 2106 Jekyll Ct. Baby swing,
tools, toys, clothes, & more. 8am-
11am. (F)

FRI. 10/12 & SAT. 10/13 at 1518
Franklin St. (off of 14th St.) from 8am-
1pm. Microwave, vacuum, yard tools,
recliner, ladies golf clubs, plus much
more.


1602 Articles for Sale 1611 Home Furnishings


LIVING ROOM new sage green sola
& love seat $475. Glass top coffe e
end tables $150. TV 60" console 1,17
Dbl bed head & foot black faux leaiMtlr
$125. TV 2-draweir black airmoeii w/IV
$225. Dining room Anmrlcan Drew
cheiry double pedestal table/6 chaiis
$400. Sideboard $175. ('0l14)4.2 83 L4
WATER HEATElR 30 egl All Smithr
Table (counter) lop style 7-B yi cgoorl
condition $100, Wicker love sUrl -.$50
261-7849
NEPTUNE ELECTRONIC BATH LIFT
for elderly/handicapped. Almost new.
Reclines. Cost $1000, let go toi 1.00.
(904)261-2132
HANDMADE BIRDBATHS One of a
kind, all colors from recycled materials.
Must see to appreciate, 1897 Lake Park
Dr. In Amelia Park, on Sat. 10/13.
FOR SALE Washer & dryer, good
condition; and men's & women's golf
clubs. Please call (904)261-7351.
PRIDE ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR
w/hi-back seat. Used less than 30
days, never outside, less than 2 yrs
old. $875. Call (904)277-2104.
BIG YARD SALE Furniture,
collectibles, clothes, & home decor. Fri.
10/12 & Sat. -10/13, 8am-? 724
Barrington Dr., Fernandina Beach. -
THE PICKERS MARKET YARD SALE
is back Anyone wanting to sell their
wares, contact Joe at (904)432-7048.
First sale is 130/13, 8am-2pm. See you
there!

BREEZEAIRE WINE COOLER -
72"H x 32"W x 29"D, 2 temperature
humidity control, double depth
w/shelves, Interior lights, & casters.
$500/OBO. Call (904)261-2924.


KING SIZE SLEIGH BED No
a itrvs', roo(d condition. $100. 261-
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LEATHER LIVING ROOM Set -I n
orlilrhil ]lislltc, never used. Oiig price
$1,000, sactilfice $9/5. Can deliver:
( all Bill (813)2981 0221 ANF

612 Muscal Instruments

ANTIQUE UPRIGHT PIANO Plays
good, $400/0BO. Call (904)446-6453.




705 Campers & Supplies

2002 TRAVEL SUPREME EXPRESS -
5th wheel, 34 ft, 3 slides, new flat
screen TV, new awning, CH&A, ceiling
fans, W/D. small garden tub & shower
combo. $17,495. (904)849-7148






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

S 806 Waterfront

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


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852 Mobile Homes
ON & OFF ISLAND 2/2 & 3/2 mob.
hormeis. Clean & remodeled. Pay wkly/
mthly, + deIp & utlis. ALSO efl K I BR
apt at beach. Call details 261-5034.
MICE 3B3R/2BA SW iiiyttleen Wtood
kitchen cab., SS appliances. $725/mo.
Water inc. Possible RTO. Call (904)
501-5999.
AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your
RV to. live on a campground for $425/
mo. All utilities Included. Ask about
senior citizen special. (904)225-5577.
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE In a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiFl included. (904)225-
5577.
3BR/1BA SINGLEWIDE CH&A, in
Nassauville. $600/mo. + $600 deposit.
Call (904)261-6703.

854 Rooms
FURNISHED ROOM for rent in Yulee
$400/mo. Everything furnished. Call
(904)849-7598.

855 Apartments
Furnished

SMALL EFFICIENCY APT. 3 minutes
from beach. Utilities Included. Partly
furnished. $500/mo. I- deposit, Call
(904)310-5977.
AT BEACH Eff. & 1BR, Incl utils. Long
term $145-$225/wk + dep. Also on &
off Island 2 I& 3BR mob. homes. Clean
& remodeled. For details call 261-5034.


AMELIA LAKES CONDOS Living in
Paradise 1/1 and 2/2 deluxe condos
in gated, lakeside community with 24/7
fitness ctr, resort-style pool, ten-nis &
more! Lots of upgrades! Starting at
just $799/mo Ind. water/sewer! Call
Tammy at (904) 415-6969 for a
showing, www.amellalakes.com
925 TARPON AVE. North Polnte,
2BR/2.5BA. Pool, close to beach. $895.
Nick Deonas Realty, Inc. 277-0006


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ON ISLAND


2839 Ferdinand Court/

Isle de Mai


4BR/2BA ASF 2243


LONG TERM RENTALS
S2500 Fir,,st Avenue 2BR/2BA apartment
with single ca, garage, small deck,
officelbonus room, tile and laminate floor-
ing, second floor with just a peek of the
ocean! $1,200/mo.
* 3423 S. Fletcher Avenue 2R/I IBA across
from the beach. Nice Deck, Furnished with
washer and dryer $ 10001mo utilities.
76129 Long Pond Loop 3BR/2BA 1723
sq.ft.5$1.200 plus utilities
BEACH COTTAGEIMONTHLY RENTAL
*2BR/IBA furnished 1801 S FletcherAve.
$1.650/mo. includes most utilities, water,
sewer, garbage., cable and internet- Available
late August
VACATION RENTAL
* AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY
2BR/ISA Ocean-iew 487 S Fletcher
AcI\ss the street from the beach.All until. w,-
fi.TV & phone.
* 3BR/ 3BA townhome in Sandpiper Loop
$1450/wk plus raxes & cleaning fee
COMMERCIAL
*Two 800sf Office/Ret ail spaces, can be joined
for one. 1.600 sq ft space, AIA next to
Peacock Electric $12/sq ft 4 CAM and Tax
* Amela Park Unit B small office (2 looms)
with bath, 576 sq ft $1 I050,mo + sales tax,
* Five Points Village 1,200 sq. ftAIA/S 8th St.
exposure'- Great for retail, services, or
office. $1.200/mo +sales ca.x
* Amelia Park Unit E (14th St frontage) 910
approx, sq ft. 3 offices, reception area. kitchen
and bathroom- $1450/mo + utilities.
*1839 S 8t St adjacent t Huddale Hl se
1.800 sqft $1700/mo lease + tax Sale also


904.21.406


97119 DIAMOND ST. 3/2 modular
home. Storage shed, corner lot. $950.
Nick DOconas Realty, (904)277-0006.
NASSAUVILLE 3BR/1.5BA home on
1/2 acre. 12 mo lease. $1000/mo. +
$1000 dep. New appliances, partially
fenced in yard. No smoking. 521-0866
or 314-2544

3BR/2BA AI home. Fenced yard, tile
floors, 2-car garage. Pets ok. $1,400/
me. 1 yr lease. 1st, last & dep req'd.
(858)354-8221 or (503)781-0752.

4BR/2.SBA HOUSE Cartesian Point.
Very clean. Fenced yard, boat/RV
parking. $1200/mo. Call (904)254-
8727.


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

863 Office
EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Office
space from 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft.
Includes utilities, Internet, common
area receptionist, conference room,
break room, & security. For info call
(904)753-4179.
VARIOUS OFFICES 600-150-sf.
2382 Sadler Rd. behind Amelia
Insurance. (904)557-5644

866 Wanted to Rent
MATURE WOMAN NEEDS 2
BEDROOM APT. Long term. Have
references. (904) 583-0332
WANTED: FERNANDINA BEACH
RENTAL 3 to 4 months, dog friendly.
Prefer cottage, cabin or small house
starting 12/15-4/15. Up to $650/mo.
Call Bruce (828)989-7771.




901 Automobiles
99 JEEP WRANGLER SPORT 4X4 -
$8K/OBO, good condition, straight six,
automatic transmission, runs good.
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PRESIDENT LONG TERM RAENTALS


'3350 S. Fletcher Ave., Unit E6 1130 sf. 2BR/2BA
Oceanfront and fully furnished sixth floor condo. Large
Living Room and Dining area with all furnishings and TV.
Master Suite with private bath and views of the Atlantic.
Guest room with twin beds. Large private patio. Community
Pool. Water included. No Pets. On Island. $1,997/mo.
2735 Ocean Oaks Drive N, 2604 sf. 4BR/3BA home
located in the community of Ocean Oaks on Amelia Island.
Large Living Room with high ceilings and fireplace. Master
Suite with his & her vanities and closets plus garden tub and
separate shower. Guest bedrooms feature an adjoining media
room. Nicely appointed Kitchen with Breakfast area
overlooks the Family Room and screened backporch. Pets ok.
SOn Island. $1,900/mo.
1549 Geddes Lane 2120 sf. 3BR/2.5BA furnished town
home in the Amelia Park neighborhood. Open two story
floor plan with kitchen overlooking family area. Pets ok. On
Island. $1,650/mo.
2503-A W. 5th Street 1983 sf. 3BR/3BA Northend
condominium just a quick stroll from the beach. Tiled
throughout and with ocean viewsfrom the Master Suite
balcony. Master located upstairs with Guest rooms down,
Community pool. Pets ok. On Island. $1,650/mo.
85047 Bostick Wood Drive 1833 sf 3BR/2BA partiall r
furnished North Hampton homc located just a few minutes
off the Island. Large Living Room with Fireplace, trcy
ceilings and crown molding. Kitchen features corian counter
tops, built-in appliances and Breakfast area and bar.
Generous Master Suite with custom paint and trey ceilings.
Master bath has separate Garden tub and shower. Backyard
faces preserve area for extra privacy. Pets ok. Off Island.
Available 01/2013. $1,600/mo.
92071 Crane Drive 1658 sf. 3BR/2BA brink home just off
the Island in the Piney Island community. I.arge Living
Room & Den plus Kitchen with Island and Corian counter
tops. Large bedrooms with walk-in closets. Screened porch
overlooking the fenced yard and in-ground pool. Pets ok. Off
Island. $1,600/mo.
86059 Remsenburg Drive 1480 sf, 3BR/2BA house in N
Hampton close to community amenity center. Eat in
Kitchen overlooks large family room with fireplace. Covered
patio with flat backyard. Side entry 2 car garage. Basic cable,
internet and security included. Huge community amenity
center with pool, tennis, ball field and more. Pets ok. Off
island. $1,400/nio.


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General Manager


32125 Grand Parke Blvd 2081 sl: 3BR/2BA home with large
fenced in backyard. Split floor plan with fireplace and media nook
in the living room. Quarit counter tops in kitchen with walk in
pantry. Whole house water softener and to car garage. Pets ok.
Off Island. ,S1,39i5/mo.
3322 Fairway Oaks .ib sf. 2BR/2BA Omnni Amelia Island
Plantation villa located on the Fairway. s Recently remodeled'with
updated Kitchen and appliances. Generous living spaces with
Living/Dining Room combined. Master suite with private bath.
Optional AlP )membhertsip tvailablc. Washer & Dryer. Pets ok.
On Island. S1,395/mo.
710 N 15th Street 1460 s(: 31BR/2BA North end Amelia Island
home. Large Family Room with Fireplace that opens up to the
Dinning Room and Kitchen with Brcaklast area. Master Suite
with standing shower. Large deck out back overlooking two phtio
areas. Two car gaiage. Washer & Dryer. Pets ok. On Island.
$1.250/mo.
76015 Deerwood Dr 1858 sf. 3BR/2BA house in Timbercreek
Plantation,. Corner lot with large backyard. Custom paint
throughout. Upgraded Kitchen with tile floors. I luge Master Suile
with separate tub & shower. Irrigation & security systems. Dogs
ok. Off Island. Sl,250/mo.
97102 Coopers Way 1.808 sf. 3BR/2BA Ranch style home in
quiet neighborhood. Large Kitchen with Breakfast Bar
overlooking the Living Room. Master Suite with separate shower,
garden tub and double vanity. Lots of outdoor spaces. Double car
garage. Pers ok. Of1 island. $1,250/mo.
86678 Cartesian Pointe Dr 1942 sC 3BR/2BA house in
community, close o I1.95. Large tnnily room plus an ollice/den.
Eat in lkichcn vwithisland. I lge master with walk in closet; 2 car
gaiage. Pets kil. Off island. $1,200/mo.
96010 Stoney Dr 1373 sf. 3BR/2BA upstairs townhouse in
gated Stoney C('r ek. ILarge open floor plan with huge Kitchen and
center island plus Breaklhsi Area. Master Suite has a, ... ,11
closet and separate shower/garden tub. Screened porch overlooks
wooded area and pind. One car .. .,,N ,: ,l .1 ... I O CKIS.
Off Island. $1,150/mo.
1069 S. 19th Street 1341 sf. 3BR/2BA 'town home located in
the hear of Fcrnandina Bcach. Open floor plan and vaulted
ceilings makes this home feel much larger! Kitchen opens to
Living Rooim/Dining Room combo. Master Suite located
downstairs with Guest loom and Bonus loft space up. Washer &
Dryer. On Island. $1,150/mo.


Brad Holland
Maintenance


Jane Collins
Accounting


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

SMALL EFFICIENCY APT. Very
private. Must have references. $500/
moe, + deposit. Call (904)225-5419.

POST OAK APARTMENTS
Affordable Living Rent from $560-
&747 foi eligible persons/families. 1 i&
2 lledrooms. Post Oak Apartments
('1,1)277-7/1117. Handicap Accessible
apartments available. *This institution
is an equal opportunity provider, and
employer. TDD: 711

3BR/1BA LUXURY OCEANVIEW
APT. Tile throughout, central AC, DW,
W/D. 927 N. Fletcher Ave., down.
$995/mo. + deposit. (904)386-1005


857 Condos-Furnished

AMELIA LANDINGS off Sadler. 2BR/
2BA. Pool, close to beach & shopping.
$925. Nick Dconas Realty, Inc. (904)
277-0006
NEEDING ROOM FOR GUESTS? -
4BR/4BA villa ON island, near Ritz,
beach access, service animals only. No
smoking. For rates call (904)491-0676.


860 Homes-Unfurnished
COZY MID-ISLAND 3BR/2BA Home
- granite tops & kitchen with skylight.
Avalabl e 11/1. $1100/mo. Call Greg
at 556-2573.
MARSH LAKES 3BR/2.5BA T.H.
1860 sq. ft. 95130 Village Dr.
Fireplace, lake view, garage.
$1475/mo. Call (904)923-7637.
4BR/3BA HOME in Amelia National.
Separate LR/DR/GR. Golf & water
views. $1750/mo. (904)335-0583.
105 S 15STH ST 2BR/1BA garage
new carpet/paint Lg master Sm 2nd or
office. Lots of closets & storage, Lg LR,
Lg Eat-in Kit, Cov patio, W/D hookups.
Avail 10/15 7-12 me lease.
$925 + Security 261-7849

A.I. HOME 3BR/2BA. 1 yr lease.
1st, last + deposit. $1200/mo. No
smoking. Service animals only. (904)
261-6047 or (904)556-4500
GREAT HOUSE IN YULEE 4BR/
2.5BA, interior upgrades, fenced yard
& 2-car garage. $1250/mo. Call Greg
at (904)556-2573.

861 Vacation Rentals


OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
8 Condos-Unfurnished Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
858 COndOsUfIUrni5he Realtor, for special rates.


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