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FRIDAY MAY24, 2013/22 PAGES 2 SECTIONS fbnewsleadercom

4-year terms for city commissioners?
ANGELA DAUGHTRY years until the 2018 election, when
News-Leader Groups 4 and 5would begin four-year
City voters would make the final decision in terms, with the other three groups
S. PCity commissioners approved the a Nov. 5 referendum beginning four-year terms in 2020.
first reading of an amendment to the a rejerenuum. Option 2 calls for Group 2 to begin
M em orial Day City Charter that would increase com- four-year terms in 2014 and for Group
Mi :Cmissioners'terms from three to four -...-- 5 to have a two-year term in 2015. All
xweekend events years, subject to voter approval. According to a staff summary, city years in a Nov. 5 referendum. Setting five groups would have four-year
That same charter amendment elections cost between $11,000 and the schedule for when the four-year terms by 2020. Groupsi, 3 and 4
The annual Memorial Day would also call for city elections to be $15,000. terms begin will be up to commis- would have three-year terms in 2013,
Service; sponsored by the Veterans held every two years in conjunction Because of the even-numbered sioners, as that is not part of the bal- 2014 and 2015 respectively.
of Foreign Wars, will be at 11 a.m. with county, state and federal elec- election years, terms for commis- lot language for voters. Option 3 calls for Group 1 and
Monday at the Veterans Memorial at tions. sioners would also have be even-num- City Attorney Tam'mi Bach pro- Group 3 to have two-year terms inr
the foot of Centre Street. The rationale behind the change in ber.ed, thus the increase from three- to vided a spreadsheet at Tuesday's 2015 and all five groups would have
* election years is that the city would four-year terms., meeting that outlined four options to four-year terms by 2020.
American Legion Post 54, 626 S. save money by sharing election costs But because of staggered corn- ease in four-year commissioner terms. In Options 1-3, the last odd election
Third St., will be open this weekend with the county in even-numbered missioner terms, the question of when Commissioner Arlene Filkoff's term year is 2017.
in honor of Memorial Day. On years rather than holding elections and how to begin the four-year terms ends this November, and none of the Option 4 is the only one where the
Saturday, the Post will serve fish every year as is the case now. still remains to be decided. qptions extended her term beyond last odd election year is 2015, but
dinners from 4-7 p.m. for an $8 dona- For example, the city election this City voters would make the final this year. Group 2 and 3 would have two-year
tion. On Monday, the Post will serve November will decide one commis- decision on whether to increase com- Option 1 calls for commissioners in
free hot dogs, hamburgers and pota- sion seat. missioner terms and change election all groups to continue serving three ELECTIONS Continued on 3A
to salad from 1-4 p.m.
Fort Clinch State Park will host a
Memorial Day program from 9 a.m. TT ATP A
to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 '1A I LA
p.m. Sunday to honor the men and r to
women who served in World War II.

city clerk-

Heron Isles candidate
fire- station
Amid some hesitation and misgiv-
in ings, city commissioners agreed 4-1
iTuesday to offer Senior Planner
Jennifer Gooding a permanent posi-
tion as city clerk.
GARRETT PELICAN Citing Gooding's lack of city clerk
News Leader l. experience and a desire to take more
time to make a deeision, Commissioner
A fire station proposedfor a Yilee Ed Boner voted against the appoint-
subdivision during the housing boom ment.
nearly a decade ago is in limbo after a Gooding was hired in May 2002 as,
Tuesday meeting between the devel- grants administrator and was
oper and Nassau County officials led promoted to a senior planner position
them to delay the project indefinitely. in June 2008. She has a BS in cityahnd
At the brief meeting, both sides regional planning and urban studies
agreed to saive the deadline, agreed from ~ornll University and a mas-
u~vponinr aist 2004 whenthe devel- t. ler's deg~r og aphy and plan-.
oper gave the county a 2-acre proper- ning from the University of Toledo.
ty nearChester Road on the condition Previously she was urban parks
that it Would build a fire station there administrator in the Jacksonville Parks
by 2014. &Recreation Department in 2001and
The revised agreement calls forathe was a staff analyst in the city of Santa
station to be built months after the I Clara, Calif., in 2000.
county produces construction plans Her current salary is $66,912 and
and its and the developer's shares of commissioners are offering her a 6
the cost, according to meeting m in percent increase to take over the city
utes. The agreement still needs clerk position.
approval from the county coraqnission. At their last meeting commissioners
"We're just extending some of the agreed to offer Gooding a temporary
deadlines on both sides developer city clerk assignment, but she would
and county in recognition of the have had to resign her job in the plan-
impacts of the economic slowdown," 6 ning department and- take on a con-
Cpunty Attorney David Hallman said in tract position as clerk.
a phone interview Wednesday. City Manager Joe Gerrity com-
Under the revised agreement, the plained the loss of Gooding to the tem-
property and $450,000 pledged would porary position would have caused
return to Heron Isles Joint Ventures, BILLBRDSONG/FORTHENEWS-LEADER problems in the planning department
LLP if the county decides not to build Local photographer Bill Birdsong took a walkon the south end of Egans Creek Grpenway last month if she attempted to do both the city
a fire station there. Developer Greg and saw these playful otters. The city greenway affords an opportunity to appreciate the abundant
Matovina of Jacksonville, who repre- island wildlife. CLERK Continued on 3A
sents Heron Isles arid was at the meet-
ing, could nriot be reached for comment.
The project has no schedule set. 4 OU, A ..
Instead, the proposed agreement calls Dt-
,or cons rution to stat wia tathines
plans and funding from the county for D a B
it and completion of the project within ... -
an 18-month winidow, the minutes HEATHERA. PERRY --- hours a week) and two job training
reflected. 'News-Leader s th days (5 hours each) and attend a
Assistant County Manager Shanea l T D B(Tia Grat.eft) kind ofteen every professional development day on
the property and the promised funding program helps students ages'14-16 -' from the Northeast Florida
if officials had not worked outa mutu- learn necessary job and computer a modelData Busters student, she'd be it. Community Action Agency at 1303.
al solution before the previous dead- training skills they need to become Jasmine St. in Fernandina Beach'to
line. "Without modifying the develop- employed., LisA MoRn the Betty E Cook Nassau Campus '
er's agreement, the two acres deeded One shining star in the program cOMNIMrrTACTIONAGENCY of FSCJ in Yulee.
to the county would have reverted to is three-year participant Tia Grant. :----..- All Data Busters participants set
the developer in 2014," Jones said. Northeast Florida Community ceremony, will assist Mohn at this gram highlights. goals for personal and academic
Jones said the county made no con- Action Agency Family and year's summer program. Mohn notes that attendinjg a six- growth, volunteer service and phys-
cessions during the negotiation; both Conmmunity Services Manager Lisa "Data Busters has meant a lot to week program held at a college has ical activity.
sides would benefit from the changes. Mohn can't say enough about the me because I have met such great its benefits. At the end of the program, stu-
Still, without a deadline pushing the accomplished Fernandina Beach people who helped me learn a lot "Students are exposed to differ- dents are feted at the awards pro-
project forward, she noted, a station High School junior. about the different jobs that are out ent career paths and being on the gram held at the Peck Center,
won't be built there "any time soon." She's the kind of teen every there," said Grant, whose diverse campus of FSCJ motivates them to where those who accumulate the,
"We don't have any m'oney avail- parent xvould love to have. If I had career interests include crime consider secondary and vocational most points for attendance, per-
able to man an additional station," said to pick a model Data Busters stu- scene investigation forensics or training." foirmance, attitude and other criteria
Jones, who also is the county's budg- dent, she'd be it." culinary. Participating youth work 10 may win a computer or laptop.
Grant, who was recognized as Field trips to various job sites hours per week at $7.79 per hour
FIRE Continued on 3A Top Student at last year's awards rank at the t6p of Grant's list of pro- and take two computer classes (5 DATA'Continued on 3A

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21 FRIDAY. MAY 24.2013 NEWS News-Leader

Windell Thomas Harer Sr. Anderson Consulting. He ran several more com- UPDATE
panies as CEO before his retirement. Over the
Mr. Windell Thomas Harper, Sr., age 81 of years he hired literally hundreds of software Modl ar sow
Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on professionals worldwide. Chris maintained a. MOdelairshow
Wednesday morning, May 22, 2013 at Baptist -solid belief in the ability of his team to "take any The Kings Bay RC
Medical Center-Nassau. hill". Many of the managers and executives that Modelers will host a field
Born in Morgantown, KY, he was one of he mentored over these years went on to great day and radio-controlled
eight children born to the late Edward and success in their own careers. / B model air show on May 25
fAA spending his childhood years in sailboat racer. He skippered many successful "B i .' ting) at the Oakwell RC
Kentucky, his family moved to' races including the well-known Chicago- Airfield, end of Clarks.Bluff
Live Oak, FLas he was a young Mackinac Island race on Lake Michigan and and Oakwell Road in,
teenager. He worked on. the the Big Boat Series on San Francisco Bay. He i Kingsland, Ga. The public
family farm and attended was an active member of the San Francisco is welcome. Visit www..
school in Live Oak, where he Yacht Club until he retired to Michigan. for the
graduated from high school in In 2007 Chris and his wife semi-retired and location, photos and
1950. While living in Live Oak, he met his future moved to their summer home on Lake Michi- updates. Experience all
wife, Mary Laurine Bell, whom he would marry gan. After two years, they tired of the cold and SUBMITTED kinds of radio-controlled
in 1952. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Harper accept- snowy winters and decided to come to Amelia The Barnabas Center "Roland Knight" Volunteer of the aircraft up close and per-
ed employment at Container Corporation of Island where they have lived since 2009. Since Year Award was presented posthumously to Joseph forming. Food items and
America as well as joined the U.S. Coast Guard settling here, they have devoted their time to "Smiley" Lee at ceremony recently. Barnabas drinks will be available.
Reserves. He transferred to the U.S. Armyactive their shop, The Bristly Thistle, on Ash Street Community Relations Manager Mary Ann Blackall, left,
duty and was sent to Germany where he was sta- Mr. Herron leaves behind his wife, Michele, presented the award to his son Joe, in memory and Liral CS o
tioned during the Korean Conflict. While Mr. of Fernandina Beach, FL their daughters, recognition of Smiley's many quiet acts of kindness and The Nassau County
Harper served in active duty, his new bride Elizabeth of Philadelphia, PA and Julia of San generosity, and in thanks for all the valuable time he Public library System will
lived with family in Jacksonville arid brought Francisco, CA, and uncle and aunt Ken and gave to Barnabas. be closed May 27 in obser-
their first child,Tommy, into the family in 1953. Marian Meitz of Houston, TX. He also leaves vance of Memorial Day.
Upon being honorably discharged, he returned behind his cousins: David Meitz, Karen Allen, Book drops remain open.
and brought his family to Fernandina beach Kim Meitz, Chris'Marcus and Jeff Meitz.
where he resumed his employment at CCA. In A celebration of Chris's life will be held on -iWOrkS
1958, their second son, Mark, was born and in Tuesday, May 28,2013 on Amelia Island at Caf fndra
1960, the only daughter, Lynne, joined the fam- Karibo from 5:00-7:00 pm. The family asks that,
ily. Mr, Harper remained at Container as a in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the A fundraiser for the city
Supervisor until retiring in 1995. Baptist Health Foundation in honor of the nurs- s fireworks fund, to pay for
He and his family had been longtime mem- es that cared for him. the July 4th holiday cele-
bers of Springhill Baptist Church and for the past Please share his life story at www.oxley- bration, will be held on
ten years have worshipped at Blackrock Baptist syi n a May 28 from 6-10 p.m. at
After retiring, he and his wife enjoyed exten- Oxley-HeardFuneralDirectors the Green Turtle on South
sive traveling, worting in hisvegetable garden, NEW YORK, NY -While reddislf patch or irritated area, Third Street. The tavern
bee keeping and giving vegetables and honey to hn Edward r the dangers of melanoma are a shiny bump or nodule, a will donate a portion of the
friends and neighbors. JoII Edward Manser well known, it is important not pink growth, and a scar-like proceeds from "Taco
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in John "Jack" Edward Manser, 69, passed away to neglect the warning signs area. Tuesday," offering $5 tacos
death by his oldest son, Windell Thomas May 16,2013. He was born to the late John and of the two most common types Squamous Cell Carcinoma and $2 Mexican beer. Local
"Tommy" Harper, Jr., and a grandson, Justin. Helen Manser.on March 26, 1944 in Mineola, of skin cancer: basal.cll carci- is the second most common musicians are volunteering
Mr. Harper leaves behind his wife of 61 years, NY, and'was preceded in death by his brother, noma (BCC) and squamous form of skin cancer,, with an their talents.
Mary Laurine Harper; his son, Mark 'Harper Preston Manser.; cell carcinoma (SCC)O, which estimated 700,000 cases diag- The Historic Fernandina
(CheryD; his daughter, Lynne Harper, all of Jack lived in Middle Islaqd, NY, and Great can also become dis- nosed in the U.S. Business Association is
Fernandina Beach,. FL; two sisters, Lilly River, NY, before moving to Amelia Island, FL, figuring and even A each year, resulting- raising funds to pay for the
McCullough (Frank) and Avenell Hurst, both of 22 years ago. and compassion for ani- deadly if not diag- in approximately fireworks over the Amelia
Jacksonville,. FL; three grandchildren, Caleb mats was evident in the many' nosed and treated 2,500 deaths. River on July 4th.
Harper, Susanna Vinson, Alicia Barnes; two horses, cats and dogs thatbhe promptly; What causes it Donations also may be
great-grandchildren, Autumn Rain Vinson, and his wife, Deborah, rescued Because about 90 SCC is mainly caused made at CBC National
Harper Royce Barnes as well as numerous over the past years when they percentof non- by tumulative UV Bank, 1891 South 14th St
nieces and nephews. founded Cheers Horse Ranch. melanoma skin can- exposure over the Make checks payable to
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. today, Jack honorably served 'his cers are associated with expo- course of a lifetime. the HFBA Fireworks Fund.
Friday,. May 24, 2013, at Blackrock Baptist country in the U.S. Air Force sure to ultraviolet (UV) Interesting fact: SCCs are "
Church with Reverend Frank Camarotti offici- during Vietnam and was an radiation from, the sun, The most common in areas fre- lxrning SeleS
ating. active member of the American .Legion and Skin Cahecer Foundation hquently exposed to the sun, Learn how to identify,
Mr. Harper will be laid to rest beside his son VFW in Fernandina Beach, FL : encourages everyone to prac- such as the rim of the ear, manage and prevent head
in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, tice proper sun protection and lower lip, face, bald scalp, lice at Family Support
His family received friends on Thursday Deborah Manser;.son, John Manser (Noelia) of learn how to spot non- neck, hands, arms and legs. Services of North Florida's
from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Oxley-Heard Funeral Yaphank, NY, grandchildren, Tyler and Leyla; melanoma skin cancers. What to look for: Warning Breakfast Learning Series,
Home. son, Timothy Manser (Brenda) of Coram, NY, "Melanoma is the most signs include a scaly red May 28 at 9 a.m. FSS offers
If so desired, memorial contributions may be granddaughter Ava and step-granddaughter talked about skin cancer patch, an elevated growth, an the free program at its
made to Gideons International, RO. Box 140800, Alyssa; daughter, Jennifer Castrova (Paul) of because it's the most deadly; open sore, or'a wart-like Nassau County office,
Nashville, TN 37214-0800. Middle Island, NY, grandchildren, Alexa and however, basal and squamous growth, arid these lesions may 87001 Professional Way in
Share his life story at www.oxleyheard.c9m. Nicholas; daughter, Alison Braunskill cell carcinomas should be sometimes bleed. Yulee.
Oxley-HeardFuneralDirectors (Demetrius) of Middle Island, NY, grandchil- taken seriously as well," says' To properly protect against Networking and conti-
dren, Devin and Arin; step-son, Robert Svoboda Perry Robins,'MD, president the dangers of skin cancer, fol- nental breakfast begin at
Christopher John Heron (Shara) of Yulee, FL step-grandchildren, Tanner of The Skin Cancer low The Skin Cancer 8:30 a.m.; program from 9
Sopr n ad an; step-son, Christopher Svopoa of Foundation.,"Most non ...., Foundation'sprevention gude-.. to-10;30 am. Register to.
Christophr John "Chris"JIr..9. ag.$3, of Ytte, FL, and step-mother; Mary'Carol Manser melanoma skin cancersrare li'tes: ,; a attend at FSS.BtS1Nassau'
Fernandina BeactihFLpassed away on Yuesday, -'df eesburg, FL preventable, if a complete sun : *Seek the shade, especial-., c @fssnf:org or 225-5347.
May 21, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center There will be a "Celebration of Life" at protection regimen is f6l- ly between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Guest speaker is Kim
Nassau. Cheers Horse Ranch on Blackrock Rd., Yulee, lowed. This is why protecting Do not burn. Geib, DNP, ARNP, public
Born in Hinsdale, IL he was the only child FL, to remember Jack's memorable life on July sun-exposed' areas, such as Avoid tanning and UV health manager and direc-
born to the late John Randolph and Rhoda 6,2013 at 4 pin. the ears, nose and lips, and tanning booths. tor of disease control and
Henrietta Meitz Herron. He grew, up in Please sign the online guestbook atwww.pon- learning the warning signs of Cover up with clothing, protection services, Florida
Clarendon Hills and was a graduate of Hinsdale \ these common skin cancers, including a broad-brimmed hat Department of Health -
High School, Class of 1967:After high scp ol he Ponte Vedrad Valley. Ponre Vedra Beach is so important." and UV-blocking sunglasses. Nassau County. An /
attended Purdue University where he Y eived -, Between 40 and 50 percent Use a broad spectrum advanced practice regis-
his Bachelor Degree in:Computer Science. He of Americans who live to age (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with tered*nurse with a
furthered his education at.the University of IEAIIni L j 65 will be diagnosed with an SPF of 15 or higher every doctorate in nursing prac-
Chicago where he earned his Master'sIegree either a BCC or an SCC at day. For extended outdoor tice, she has more than 24
in Business Administration. In 1983, he met his Mr. Robert Barr "Bob" Jarvis, 81, least once. The Skin Cancer activity, use a water-resistant, years of experience in pub-
future wife, Michele Ann White, whom he would Fernandina Beach, died on Thursday, May 16, Foundation urges everyone to broadespectrum (UVA/UVB) lic health, including screen-
marry in 1984. The newlyweds settled in Marin- 2013. a celebration of his life will be held on learn the facts about non- sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or ing and treatment of head
County, CA where their first daughter, Elizabeth, Sunday, June 23 from 14 p.m. at-Amelia National melanoma skin cancers: higher. lice in school and home set- -
was born in 1985. In 1989, their second daugh- Country Club. Basal Cell Carcinoma is the Apply 1 ounce (2 table- tings.
ter, Julia, was born. Mr. Herron worked in the Jesse "Kart"! Kithcart,' 66, Fernandina most common form 'of skin spoons) of sunscreen to your p
computer software industry as a Software Beach, died on Friday, May.17,2013. cancer, with an estimated 2.8 entire body 30 minutes before Peck Ens emble
Executive. Green Pine FuneralHome million diagnosed annually in going outside. Reapply every The congregation of
Chris founded and ran several companies Mr. Lee Bryan Lewis, 43, Fernandina the US. two hours or, immediately after Historic Macedonia A.M.E.
of his own, Inquiry/Response Inc., FusLin Inc., Beach, died on. Thursday, May 16, 2013. What causes it: usu- swimming or excessive sweat- Church invites the public to
and Synon Inc., and established strategic Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. today at the ally caused by a combination ing. join them for a 20th year
alliances with top companies such as IBM and Journey Church on Amelia Concourse in Yulee. of cumulative UV exposure Keep newborns out of. anniversary celebration of
and intense, occasional UV the sun. Sunscreens should be the Peck Community
exposure, the kind~you might used on babies over the age of Ensemble, in recognition of
experience on sunny.vaca- six months. African American Music
*Tow G o avai lab e hr ug M ndtions. Examine your skin head- Month, n June 1 at 4p.m.
OWG o v 11 b Interesting fact: BCCs to-toe everymonth. The conert'is free but a
o t o a t sometimes resemble non- See your physician every love offering will be
TAMPA AAA.and Bud "The Tow to Go program times of high call volume. The cancerous skin conditions year for a professional'skin reques-ted to support the
Light will offer the Tow to Go' is an effective way to promote Auto Club Group has provided such as psoriasis or eczema, exam. church. Historic
program forMemorial Day the use of designated drivers the Tow to Go service for What to look for: Warning For more information, visit Macedonia A.M.E. Church
weekend. The program is and help prevent drunk driv- more than 15 years because it signs include an open sore, a is located at 209 S. Ninth
designed to help discourage ing," said Kathy Casso, vice allows AAAto protect the free- .St., corner of Beech, in
.. an intoxicated driver from get- president of Corporate Social dom and mobility of motorists Fernandina Beach. For
ting behind .the wheel. Responsibility for Anheuser- on our roadways. information contact
Anyone, AAA member or not, Busch. "We're pleased to part- Tow to Go provides a con- O*U NanetteAutryat310-5403.
can call Tow to Go for a free ner with AAA and their road- fidential local ride within a .T 7 l t C S ubl ch
ride, today through Sunday side assistance drivers to help 10-mile radius to a safe loca- I
"Ifyouplantocelebratethis keep our roads safe." tion. Service is provided in 1s 1 e The Ladies Auxiliary of
holiday weekend, we strongly Since its inception in 1998, Florida, Georgia and Tennes- See-n o7 L unteerS VFW Post No. 4351 will
suggest that you have a plan Tow to Go has safely removed see, The AAA service vehicle ,s reve brunch on June 2
for a designated driver before more than 22,000 intoxicated takes the driver and their car Community Hospice of. ionship and a listening ear to mo' 8 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for an
you have your first drink," said drivers from'the roads. The home. Northeast Florida has volunteer patients and family members, ;i8'donation. If you provide
Gerry Gutowski, senior vice service is designed to be used In Florida, Georgia or West opportunities available that help help with clerical work, or assist -'thfree packaged itemsfor
president, Automotive as a last resort. It is offered and Middle Tennessee, call improve the quality of life'of at fundraising events, at Comn- 'the Hope House Salvation
Services, The Auto Club based on availability of AAA (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) patients and families livinig in munity Hospice, there's a vol- '"'Ariny or the Adopted-
Group. drivers and tow trucks during 286-9246. Nassau County. unteer opportunity for every- 'fSoldiers deployed in
~~~~~~_____________~_________~_______________ ~The Community Hospice one. 'Afghanistan donation box
I e co iVolunteer Services, department The easiest and most con- :at VFW Post No; 4351,
EI ~511Ash Street, Femrnandlna Beach, FL 32034 works closely with all volunteers venient way to become avoluin-.- receive brunch for a $5
(904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 to provide appropriate training teer is to visit communityhos-' donation.
N W Website for email addresses and make sure their talents and and click on the For All members and their
N We e fde eskills are matched with current Donors & Volunteers tab, or call guests welcome.
L t LLEAD T Officehours are 830a:m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday needs in the best way possible. (904) 407-5011 for additional VFW Post No. 4351 is
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the advertisement or any part thereof Is contrary to the general standard of advertising acceptance. YEARS sus 261 for the plan. blood drive on June 5,
SUBSCRIPTION RATES May 23, 1963 when the Blood Alliance
Mail in Nassau County........... ..$39.00 CNI Abloodmobile will be in the
Mail f Nassau County '.$ .00 Artist Wayne Ervin returned to Fernandina parking lot of the Florida
Mail out of Nassau County.............$65.00 -- Beach to touch up Pegleg, the wooden pirate stat- House Inn on South
NEWS DEADLINES ADVERTISING DEADLINES YEARS ue on Centre'Street he created 10 years earlier. Third Street from 10 a.m.-3
hhWEDNESDAY NEWS-LEADER FRIDAY NEWS-LEADER --May 25, 1988 p.m. To make an appoint-
Community News: Church Notes: ment in advance visit
Monday, 5 p.m. Monday, 5 p.m. Classified Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m." Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 10 B a laem
Letters to the editor: People and Places: Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 5 p.m. Fernandina Beach commissioners voted to,
Monday, 12p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Legal Notices: Friday, noon N/A convert about 100 acres of Egans Creek wetlands or simply come at your con-
..' Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 3p.m. YEARS back to their original salt marsh state, venience the day of the
Monday holidays the Classified deadline wil be Friday at 5 p.m. ... May 23, 2003 drive.

FRIDAY. MAY 24.2013 NEWS News-Leader 3US

Computer camp Callahan man indicted on federal cha
The Data Busters Summer Youth Computer camp will be
held June 17-July 26 at Florda State Colle of GARRETT PELICAN ing three guns to undercover '3 and is being held without McLain was one of nine indi-'
Jacksonville in Yu ee. egistration deadline is May 31. For News-Leader agents in recent months, bond. viduals sought as part of an
more nformationpleasecontact Janeee Johnson, am according to a copy of his indict- In March, McLain on sepa- investigation, dubbed "Delta,
ly serves 'N Floa ommunty Federal prosecutors'Tues; ment. rate dates old marijUana, Deuce," a joint local, state and.
Action Agency, at 261-0801 ... .. i's day. indicted a 23-year-old McLain, a convicted felon, cocaine and; rifles, including federal unidercover operation,
.. ........i Callahan man on a list offelony faces a five-year sentence up to some to undercover agentsk, by the. Jacksonville Sheriff's'
weapon and drug charges in life in prison. prosecutors say, 1They M~y iOfficet the Florida Department
DATA Contined fromA Only 20 students are Jacksonville, the United States Prosecutors charged McLain had been selling "* o6 Law Enforcement and thel
nuefrom accepted into the program, Attorney's Office announced. McLain with five felony counts them from December up to his Bureau ofAlcohol, Tobacco and
Students are also eligible which is based on income The 11-count indictment for selling or possessing arrest in April. He was'previ- Firearmsinito the illegal sale of
to attend a Jacksonville and academic performance. from a grand jury says Nicklas firearms, five counts for selling ously convicted of.selling mar- arms iiddrugs in Jacksonville.
Jaguars home game through For more information con- R. McLain sold.guns, cocaine marijuana and one count for ijuana- in February 2010 and Seven.of those nine have since
the Honor Rows Program by tact Janeecee Johnson, fami- and marijuana from December selling cocaine, the indictment possession of cocaine in May been arrested.
pledging not to drink or ly services specialist, at 261- through March, including sell- said. He was arrested oh April 2008. .gpelican@fbnewsleadercomn'
smoke, and to avoid risk-tak- 0801, ext, 204.'
ing behaviors. .
SFIRE 4' '..;:::ers.and other infrastructure .
9 -?Wrov going to: the" from
r l.tinueafom JA. within the districts At the time,
CLERK Contin df A the city clerk's office during 9 5 res rf a g et directo "We'renotgoingto the developer had promised.
onnueom budget time.... But ifwe don't .build onanytime inthe near to build the fire station.
clerk and herplanning duties do something, we're going to future." In August, 2004, Heron
until a new planner is hired. be paralyzed." \ e g in October 2004, the con' Isles gave the 2-acrelot to the
One senior planner, Adrienne "We got here through a mission granted the Heron" county for:$10 on the under-.,
Burke, has been promoted to painful process," Pelican said. Isles: Community Develop-. standing that a fire station
head the department after for- "Everyone up here was given JACKSONVILLE' The tract specifies 260 days to comn- ment District acharter giving would be' built there in 10',
mer .director Marshall the opportunity to come up Florida Department of Trans- plete the work and allows extra it taxing authority over curr.i years time, or else the lot;
McCrary was named deputy with other ideas." , portation this week started a time to be added for weather rent and future residents there would return to the developer,
city manager, and another is Godding replaces former prpject to resurface 12.2 miles delays and. unforeseen con- to fund improveents ,to accordingto a cop of thewar
going on maternity leave in city clerk Mary Mercer, who of 1-95 from the Duval.county struction circumstances. roads, sidewalks, prks, se'. ranty deed.'
the fall. t l left in January to take a posi- line to the Georgi stte line. Lane closings on 1-95 will '
Vice Mayor Charles tion as records manager f6r The $11.6 milli6n construc' be needed for resurfacing con-
Corbett said the commission the Nassau County.Sheriffs' tion project also includes resur- struction activities and will -
could no longer wait until after Office. Deputy City Clerk Kim facing the intersection of I-95 occur only at night. Single lanes
the budget process to make. Briley has taken over the and U.S. 17 and the'parking lot can be closed between 7 p.m.
a decision, as Gerrity had sug- duties since. of the Florida welckme center and 6 a.m.'. and dual, lanes
'gested weeks ago. Since Mercer's departure, on 1,95. between 10 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
"ILet Mr. Gerrity hadle the' commissioners have had dif- The work'should be done Duval Asphalt Products, Inc. "
planning he ficulty finding satisfactory can- in early 2014.The project con- of Jacksonville is the contractor.
sees fit," Corbett said at didatesi. for the job, and
Tuesday's mneeting. "The city, Gooding's name has been the "
clerk.positioni is one we vote only one brought up in public '
on and approve." meetingkas. a viable candi- c ar
"I don't know if I agree date. The position was adver- O crew hU t
with this (appointment)," tised but commissioners ,
Boner said: It's movihg too' rejected the resumes they GARRETT PELICA An ambulance' and engine 6
quickly, I think it's: better to received because oily th"ee-' ANews-Lc0der parked,.' outside Brett's
go through the (hiring) had the desired experience : Waterway,Caf6 left soon after.
process again." and education.. A U.S. :Coast Guard No additional information was o
"I agree with (the decision: ; CityAttorneyTamrni Bach ;cre~Wmember inloaded, .iri alable. U, : i.o. '
to hire Gooding) but it's *said.' she would have an. FernandinaBeach Was hospi- \ .
almost like we have to do this employment.contract ready talized after he was hurt during -
so she's not torn between pilL. 'for commission approvatby a fall onboard the vessel at sea 4
lar and post," Mayor Sarah: May 30. on Wednesday afternoqn, res- A an Judas Tadeo
'Pelican paid. The clerk is one of three cue officials $aid, :. T.'.: A J
"We didn't handle this constitutional officers at City Fernandiria Beach rescue Abogado delos casos
well," Commissioner Arlene Hall who work for and are officials on scene offered'scarce dificiles y desesperados. ,'
Filkoff said of the city clerk appointed by the commis- ddtails, but said a vessel docked R
appointment. "I hoped we sioners. The other two are the in Fernandina Beach about 1:30 Rece 9 Avemarias, '
could have someone with city 'manager and the' city p.m., seeking medical aid for, durante 9 dias. :
more training, but I hope we .' attorney. an unidentified inan with a Pida tres deseos,
don't eliminate someone from adaughtry@fbnewsleadercom. minor injury to his head suf- inoa de negocio y -
fered in a fall.
The man, whomi Fire Chief dosijmposibles.
Jason Higginbotham confirmed Al noveno dia publicar
ELECTIONS 'June 18. was a member of the boat's este aviso. Se curplira
The commission also voted crew, was treated at the scene
Continued from 1A to not include a ballot ques- ,and transported to Baptist aunque nolo crea. V
terms until 2016 and Groups 1, tion that would potentially Medical Center Nassau as a Gracias porel V, 4' .
4and 5,wouldjiave threeyear., efiminate,.runoff .elections.,. "precautionary' measure, Capt .'il Y6 re',dbid," : .
terms unaiL2020..': T -::... Those elections, held in: .TommySpicer said. fu 0,. ... ",. .
Filko6ffi6t'1d-one reasdM DMec.ibWo^t!ertinretb"b .. '..... ',- "" '.- M: T : I'i ,.h ," r
for increasing commissioner cost the city rmoney to pro- Cal1261-3696 to "
terms was to "provide a little duce.'
L continuity.,, so at least acom- adaughtr0fbnewsteaderrcom, advertise in thedassifeds ',
missioner could get something
moving and getit done,which C R GREEN ;'
Is not so easy. CONNOR R. GREEN
Commissioner Pat Gass ...Congratulations, son.
said she hoped commission- We are proud of your
ers could get a sense of what accomplishments and the- s
constituents think about young man you have become. D
increasing the terms to -four GoOd luck at UCF.
years before the secondWe ou. Long time Nassau County res1 id Shron FA n (wife Leon Freeman),
reading of. the lodihiance on Did, W a reen maanoted ( ncr
reDof ther aceDd & M was recently diagnosed with Stage in mtast cancer.
Trhis benefit is to help with the mounting expense due to this ill'hess
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the Snihll Business- Develop-. uncle and aunt Denver & Jon *LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY*
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overview ofthe seven basics of Words can't express how proud To pre-order food or raffi4 tickets, please contict
starting a business: "Selectifng 'we are of you. We think the Melissa Freeman at (904) 261-2089 '
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The annual Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2013 Awards Assembly was held earlier t s ih.; David Caples and lance Jones of the Katie Caples Foundation present.
Abby Potts with a $1,000 merit award for her winning design of the Katie Run T-shirt, above;- teli Island Runners Club awarded scholarships.'to Lana Tomassetti, Janica
Castro, Seth and Jake Harbin, Jenna Barnes, Jean Cabell, Tanner Reeves, Taylor Sweet andi 'in is'" above right. Take Stock In Children scholarship, recipients include
Deonna Clinton, KatyDavis, Bo Garner, Alicia Malone, Wendall McGahee and Ivy Wallace, bellef Set and Jake Harbin and Robert Beach received scholarships from the
Army ROTC, below right. i .--f:'' ... .

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SCongritulatotnsl We are so proud
b ad of you Oand love you very much.
We wish you all the best with your
next endeavor. We'll always be
Needs volunteers to heJp Nassau County here for you.
families who need food, shelter
and basic necessities .Love, Momn& David & Cory
Call :9047261 7000 for more info

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The Fernandina Beach N 1 AUSTI7e R9
High School Class of 201 ,.31
was at the annual Awards, FBHS -1 "
Assembly this month
where students earned. We are so proud ofyotr ally r N ro I a le
over $6 million in scholar- accomplishments tiljptghot the
ships. years. Your love of i"A"ia b Vn
John Hartrich of the an inspiration to miny, You ill
Fernandina Beach be a success in all that you do. Hurry in for the Best Selection!: Here's just some of
Business Parers awards Love, Mom & Dad the 00s of Items on Sale Throughout the Store!
scholarships to Jenna
Barnes and Prince Wilson,
top right.
Rotary Club President
John Boylan awards schol- Congratulations!
arships to Jenna Barnes,
Seth Harbin and Tori We love you
Peters, top left. and areso plrA of youl
.The FBHS Class of a. s ..u
1952 awarded scholar- ~r ttany NaNa Fran
ships in memory of Eddie lefi
G. Hollingsworth to Prince
Wilson, Doug Keeling, R
Blair Bean and Kasie -
Lasserre, above....




18 N. 2nd St .FernIandina Bch .
Support Local Aistsr Public Hearing of the City Com| |sion is
Paintings, photos, clay, scheduled for Thesday, June 4, 2013 at
a s o wal0van on selsntiitems ntie stooks not incuded unress specifed Styls &colors ary by store
art glass wood, ..eery 6:00 p.m. i the City Commission ommecan no beavailabie atevery store Validihrough 5t27/2013.
and other mediumN Chambers, Located ath 204 Ash Street A A
ART CLASSES Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider at .,a
For all ages 1st Reading transmittal of the proposed ro gh S orgh S o u Stll. I
904-261-7020 !COnomic Development Element EXTRA SAVINGS EXTRA SAVINGS I EXTRA SAVINGS off
Off Our Sale Prces Off Our Sale Prices. Our Already Reduced Pnces Comprehensive Plan Amendments to the 20E 0 000

AMELIA ISLAND State Land Planning Agency. Please par- LU off f:
MUSEUM OF HISTORY ticipate by reviewing the proposed revi- :1
sions whichIare available at Any One Sale Item f Any One Sale item I Entire Purchase of I
sions which are available at City Hall or 10maioneaao,,es. eontesou= .n=nn...o -Red Dot Clearance I
ti*.on1i sIn Els.xdudeslPdeotClearace, 1 n. isitedls ed os~dDo t arane. .d c'l alRed 0tC'rar ce item'- CGar '
on the City's website at ,ads nd00,M. a, C0ds,Faosns00,.Mafit& -bedwo0a0oecap ,-

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Gov. Rick Scott was the guest speaker at the Republican Party of Nassau County's Lincoln Day Dinner itt the Omni Conference Center Satur ay'. CNieBli hgs prsdnto h
Republican Executive Committee of Nassau County, left with. Gov. Scott, opened, the ceremony. State Sen. Aaron Bean introduced Scott, who updated. the mnore* thiAn 130 guests
on the progress made in state government during his term. Lenny Curry, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, with Nassau County School 1B6ard member Amanda
Young, rigot, filled the audience in on the party's current activities. Justin Taylor, president of the Young Rep .ublicans, gave closing remarks.

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a discussion of all the impor an informal "Be Bagt Cliepublication representing f
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media ignores plus reports lunch and join at Democratic, her 2013 Legislative Survey.
on what the city)and county Party Headquarters lobated The survey launched May
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FRIDAY, MAY 24,2013 OPINION News-Leader 7A

NEWs Paint the town but no hangover
Musings, opinions, observations, questions, Company they get some odd hassle of owning one, then call Monty at (972)
L and random thoughts on island life, Fernandina requests and that was one of 207-9440 or Tom Moore at the AIYB at 206-
Beach and more: them. And then there was the 9526.
The June issue of Parents Magazine listed guy who asked, "Which bread ** *
Amelia Island in sixth place as one of the top provides thgbest bowel I never met Tommie "Gator" Mizell, but
SFLORiDA'S OLDEST WEEKLY NEWSPAPER -10 Best Beach Towns in the U.S. for Families movement?" and proceeded after reading his obituaryin the Neivs-Leader
ESTABLISHED IN 1854 with Editor-In-Chief Dana Points saying, "If you to buy three of the recom- May 151 sure wish I had. Gator's obit says he
find a spot that has something for everyone, mended loafs before scurry- was a guy who was born on a houseboat near
The News-Leader is published with pride weekly you know you've struck golc." She continued, ing out the door with his pur-. Lake Okeechobee, lived in-the swamp, was a
for the people.of Nassau County by Community "This year, our picks have it all: beautiful chase, while an obvious hunter and fisherman, served in World War II
Newspapers, Inc., Athens,, Georgia. We believe beaches, great dining, activities-for all ages and DAVE'S bakery neophyte scanned the and once walked from Folkston, Ga., to
that strong newspapers build strong communi- interests and all without breaking the bank." WORLD more than 70 freshly baked Fernandina Beach with just a hundred bucks
goal. is to publish distinguished andne profitable Parents' editors narrowed a nationwide list loafs of bread on the racks in his pocket He passed away at 88, a man I -
community-oriented newspapers. This mission down to 100 beaches based on water quality behind the counter and would have enjoyed having join me for a couple
will be accomplished through the teamwork of and from there the list was whittled down fur- DavidN asked, "Do you sell those of beers.
professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, qual- -ther by checking cities' lifeguards, restrooms Scott here?" Oh, if you're going to .
ity and hard work. and amusement areas. Also, cities without the beach or out on one of Last Friday I met a guy at the Green Turtle
'.: extensive recreational opportunities inland Kevin McCarthy's Friday or Saturday Amelia who told nie he's addicted to brake fluid but he
SFoY R. MALOY JR.. PUBLISHER were scratched from their list The last step River'Sunset Cruises captained by Pajama says he can stop any time.
MICHAEL PARNELL. EDITOR was making sure the cities Jad affordable lodg- Dave, Great Harvest will provide you a "Beadh '*
'MIKE HANKINS. ADVERTISING DIRECTOR ing and entertainment with no hotel room Box" meal consisting of one of their special' Did you know that that as' of2012 inore
:-'ROBERT FI EGE.'PRODUcTIONDIRECTOR starting at a higher price than $289 per night, --: giant sandwiches, chips,,a giant cookie and a than.23 billion pkizeshave been inside Cacker
SBo TIMPE. CIRCULATIONDIRECTOR and several coming in below $200. -The maga- specialtreat. Call 'em at 277-4747 and tell them Jack packages? Meifiher untitl boaight aboX
ANGELINE MU zine highlighted this island's Main Beach, what kind of sandwiches you want and when from Felix-lastweekandpulled thatsurprising
BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER horse-drawn carriage rides, Tim Poynter's you want to pick them up." fact out of my ptrchase. 1 also said that some
SIAN ERRY. T Timoti's Seafood Shak and the Omrii Amelia * vintage CrackerJackprizes are valuei more
ANERRYASSISTANTDITOR Island Plantation, but overlooked The Ritz- Island residents William and Kathleen than $7,000and a complete setof
BETH JONES. SPORTS EDITORo Carlton, Amelia Island, probably considering it Mauer have been happily painting the town cards found4in the boxes almost 100 years ago
STo Woob DINK NESMIH too pricey to fit their criteriaosiltbonleadSC., together for the past 15years and have con- recently soldf$800,;OQO..0.
CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT topped the list despite the'Ifact thatthere's nro vinced many.others to join them in the - -: * *
S.. "there" there, as in "where's thtowthere?" fun. But instead ofshots and-beer, this artistic Statistics about Fern andinaiBeach I
S"' T C uniy I e *,'*:, . duo uses pallets and brushes to create : received ,reently-from the Notheast'Florida
'i IN Ne.wcorporat During hjs visit to the 4ensNeewmiers acrylic and watercolor scenes of Fernandina ,ssciation ofRealtorafid teJa
I..cp.. o r ad Club recently I learned ha~'i newly elected that are featured in many locacl establishments BusinessJournal providesominteresting
The views expressed by the columnists and 'Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper was drafted and publications. William'sspecialty is water- reading, including the fact thatthe Fernandina
,letr.wrterson this page are their own y the New-York Mets followingh his 1 colors and his paintings can be found fof sale Beachzip code of32034 is the seventh richest-
and.donotnecessarly reflectthevews of uation from Fernandina Beach High School at the Florida House and the Eight Flags out of 25 in Northeast Florida withan average
Sthe newspaper.itsownersoremployees \ and played professional baseball forseveral Antique Shop while his book, Sketches of annual income of $80,202 and a'ayerage house-,
years; making it as far as AAA in.the minor Fernandina Beach, is sold at all local book- hold net worth of $690,405. But PonteVerde,
league farm system. Leept, who'as a-catch- shops, the Amelia Island Coffee Shop, Beach's 32082 zip is where the real fat cats live
er, played with five-time St. Louis Cardinal and and the Plantation Shop at Palmetto Walk.. with a $123,979 averagp household income and
COMMUNITY TIHIANKS. Mets' all-star and current spris -broadcaster Both teach their skills, with Kathleen a $1,117,699 average net worth.
S .. Keith Hernandez, among o6thers, and of the 35 hosting a class of 15-17-beginning and more 4 d .
ld A lla players drafted by the MIets that year only, advan'ced students every Friday morning while And finally, I was flatteied that (Cleman
W tdAm three ever swung a bat i thiajors and rioe* William can be found around town on Thurs- Laiigshaw ("Daves din6saur world," May 17).
The Wild Amelia Boarddf Directors-would' of them for.very long. And based;on my dayr mornings sitting with his students as they' wouldtake thetime thwrite an opinion column
like to thank the many individuals and organ- research Sheriff Leeper was the first of only 1i5 sketch local scenes,.While Kathleen, who concerning my comments questioning d~ i'o
izations that helped make the 7th AnnualWild baseballers to evei- be drafted fromi BHS- teaches out of the house, has been a local resi- y basketball player being applauded for proclaim-
Amelia Nature Festival, frorii May 17-19, a Pirate teams todate. He also had toihave the dent since-the 1970s, bilingual William had ing hishomosxuality while Tim Tebowaswas
succes.These include our sponsorsand part- baseball bit of inf6rmation dragged outfhim, lived in North Africa, France and elsewhere mocked for proclaiming his ChristianityHe
ners, our exhibitors, the donors to our silent and tbld the Newcomers that in the four - honing his skills. Want a portrait of yor home, describedme as a"homophobe," "bigot"
auction and our wonderful.volunteers.' months he has been in office the procedures ,your family or even your pet? They'llbe happy "dinosaur" and "mean-spirited,' indicated that I
As an all-voluiteer501(c)3 nonprofit, Wild he's put in place have.resulted in a, savings to 'to oblige. Check 'em out at' "foster intolerance, .perpetuate stereotypes"
Amelia has been blessed with a Wumber of date of $491,000, incliding a $2.3,000 refund and would certainly lose a battle of witwith
committed partners'and sponsors who help resulting from an audit of the agency's, phone *** himself asihe declared me "unarmed inithat -
make the festival and Wild Amelia's year- bill and $30,000 after stopping free.funeral .. Monty Kitchen,,director of the-Suntex Boat department Geez, Louise, what I think thisguy
round programs a reality. These include the- escorts, and we can expect to seeia lotmoi'e Club based at the Amelia Island Yacht Basin, is trying say in a nutshell isthat my feet stink
city of Fernandina Beach- the Department of fiscal belt-tightening as well as efficiency (AIYB), just before you cross Shave Bridge to and I don't love Jesus I've never met Coleman
Parks and Recreation and Auxiliary Police; improvements in the future. It appears he's hit- go off the island, tells me that the fleet is start- LIngshaw but based on his scornfulcommen-
Rayonier; Nes-Leader, Fort Clinch State Park, ting home runs as sheriff, ing to arrive with: the first wave being three tary it alpears that he needs to lighten up a bit,
Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jacksonville Zoo. * Boston Whalers for fishing; three Harris so I'minviting him to join me anytime for a
and Gardens and First Federal Bank. A guy walks into a bakery- and says, "Do Tritoons for cruising; and three Sea Ray ski couple of beers and a few laughs. You can't
VWild Amelia's exhibitors for the 7th'annu- you guys sell toothpaste in here?" No, really! boats,also for cruising. He says there are miss me Coleman, I'll bethe guy at the end of
al festival included the- Department of Parks According to Dh'k, and Jodi Henson, owners of moie to follow, so if you're interested in having the bar wearing the pink tutu.
and Recreationr, city of Fernandina Beach; the 826 Sadler Road Great Harvest Bread a boat whenever you want and don't want the davidnscottbellsouth,net
Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch; Georgia Sea I
Turtle Center; Keep Nassau Beautiful; Nature .1.... 1 _
Center of the OmniAmelia Island Plantation; -
Florida lish and Wildlife Conservatidn VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
Commission-Right Whale Monitoring and, V T E L
Mamiiie "iMaimmals;' Jackonviille Ze,0 nd, 'Th h H -' '-10 / c."le"-r'"'uHBBBBSS.
Gardeis AmdlikTr-ee Conservancy; Friends no ashta
of Fort Clinch; Duval Audubon Society; nOtyourashtray
Jacksonille Shell Club; Seato ShoreAlliance; Come on people, the-beach is
University of North Florida, Coastal Biology; not a giant ashtray! -N1V
.U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; Timucuan This afternoon while running
Preserve; White Oak Conservation Center; the stretch from Sliders to the. pier, B .ik l
Georgia Aquarium Conservation Field Station; I was amazed at the number of cig- :'
Save the Manatee Club; Nature Nook of arette butts on the beach. I could
Micanopy; Kayak Amelia; AlA Solar not-take a step with6ut stepping.
Contracting; Ecowater Systems; IFAS Florida over one-or two of the nasty things .*
Master Naturalist Program; Shugart's Evidently, Phillip Morris
Woodcarving of St Augustine; Artistic Face Cigarette Co. had a convention on'
Paintifig;Okefenokee Adventures ofFolkston, -Fernindina Beach this- weekend.
LGa.; iwler Products/Nature Moment; Science and the News-Leader forgot to publ-
First of Yulee; and. Miracle Windows ahd licize it. Who knew? :
Doors. Other exhibitors in the Kids' Niche It was sobad that -on myi way
included the city of Fernandina Beach,. back I grabbed a bag out ofa trash
Department of .Agriculture and Consumer bin-and began picking them up. I lit-
Services the Department of F6restky, Fort :erally had to dump mybag,three -
Clihch~ StatePark, Nassiu 4-1H, National Park times on the mile a nid a hlf stretch
Service Timucuan Preserve, Talbt fIsland back to my house. -
State Park and UNF-Coaital Biology. Some of Don't get me wrong, I have noth- -
the exhibitors werelkind enough to provide a e -ing against smokers. People are -
booth-inside and outside in the children's area! free to do. whatever they want to -
Wild Amelia would like to extend a special their bodies. Who am I to judge? H
thank you to ScienceFirst, whose domed But-think-about it. Whfien'youtfish. 'MIKEKEEFE/TIEDENVERPOST
Starlab inflatable planetarium thrilled hun- "your smnokewould you eat the btt? .
dreds of visitors at the festival and at a i Starry, No? But do you think it's OK for
Starry Night" in January. the nesting turtles or the sand ciabs the billboard across the street;to. doin~g this? I have been told some We have some very big issues
Silent auction donors are often left out of or thefish in the ocean to eattherl.i, askpeople to not buy here. I don't shop owners complained or some of facin e the city from the budget to
thank-you's.Wild Amelia would like to include Or better yet, think itj )wanito lead a boycott. However, I their customers complained. My the library to the post office. Why
these generous people, organizations and busi- for the babies and children diggig think will do what I did when the response t6 this was how many are commissioners wasting time
otesses~ aAmeliaIsland Muk um of History, in the sand to scoop one ofthe nt xxon Valdez and BP Gulf incidents haven't complained? How many -and money over this? If they feel
Amelia River Cruises, SanJorniine Art Gallery, things up and put-t in theibucketsioccurred, never buy so much as a have enjoyed this part of our city's like they must make ordisances;
Amelia's Fine Jewelry, Carol, Wihner Art, or heaven forbid their -mouths. stick of gum from these folks again, culture? then do that, but think of the con-
oquina Cay Jeweliy, DomeHealitig Center, Hopefully, you responded -No.a" That s what I'm doing. What are [agree that these performers a sequences the city will be facing,
EcoM otion Tours,Fernandihk Beach Animal If you think that tossinmgbeor you doing? d. should belicensed and liave the the lawsuiits that may come up and
Dlinic, oernLily, Georgia Sei Turle Center; two cigarette butts on tihe lch h mr Larry W. Sparks proper amount of insurance. I agree the.embarrassment. If there is a
Preyfield Inn, Harbor WeAr, Horizons really doesn't make a diff l pe ,. o .. Fernandina Beach they shouldn't panhandle; block roblem with nOise traffic or any
" (Iontinental-Cuisine, Jacks6 ille Shell-Club, then I-challenge you to shoW- '!.r"' traffic, block storefronts or sell mer- issue, address the--problems as
acksonville Zoo and G sardensJanet Michea the beach/cleanup this weeeit atrenot opsdt se chandise that is sold in the shops they come up. This is a classic
Designs, Jo-Ann and Stephan eimberg, John starts at 10a.m. at Mai Bech Y along Centre Street. I would also example of going to the doctoi with
and Kathy Brooks, Kayakl A icei Maria Struss will be amazed at the number of Re: "City defers action on strat think thatwe can set a limit on the hangnail and having him cut off
Mouiintin; to Sea Pho hy,, Nassau cigarette.butts picked up alongv Wif tl'. performers," May 10. ri nuniber of licenses we issue each your arm. It is really time to govern
-Diamond Showroom, Natureoment/Lawler tons of other garbage. -- The more I read and talk to peo- year, or have a lottery system to and avoid yet another.lawsuit, or-
ProdirctsE Okefenokee ventures, Omni We are proud of our beautiful ple about this the more it becomes only make a certain amount of another situation that-will make a
Anielia Island Plantation ie nter, Outof beach and we all need to do our clear they are not opposed to street licenses available should that meet laughingstock out of the commis-
Hand, Reflections of N Garden Center, part to keep it that way. performer's. Truth be told, it really legal requirements. I would also sion.
Robyn Nemes, ScienceFirst,-lhngart's Wood Jane Hawthorne centers around playing a guitar and think that if a street vendor blocks Make this go away, drop it, stop
Carvings, Slightly Off Center, Southern Touch, Fernandina Beach sitting there with a dog. You can't traffic or is playing too loud that letting the tail wag the dog. Our
Steve Johnson Automotive, Nature Nook of .- ; make this stuff up all this time, the police can be called to handle commissioners weren't elected to
Micanopy, Plantation Shop, Turner Ace Horses on the beach interest, discussion, rewriting of the situation. I have heard many act on something so few want and
Hardware, Windward Sailing, Joe Winston laws over basically one guy. I have statements from different commis- so many don't.
and YYoga, Inc. I love seeing people ridding been told he has had a negative sioners as to these types of corn- -Tony Crawford
SFinally, Wild Amelia would like to thank all horses on the beach but doni't like impact on business. Prove it! I plaints, but not one could tell me if Fernandina Beach
of its members and volunteers who helped at what they leave behind. If every- would like those who say that to the police were called to handle the '
the festival anid at the year-round programsl It one using these services would figure out in dollars and cents what problem. nsihiSn
is-only with he help and support of partners, inquire about clean-up when book- negative impact he has had. On the This, I would remind everyone, U h-
sponsors, exhibitors, donors, and volunteers ing, hopefully the horse owners other side of the coin, has anyone isn't St. Augustine or Jacksonville. Most people are well aware of
thatWild Amelia existand grow would take more responsibility, taken into account the positive We have one main street. You can't the uproar this past winter over the
stronger: Thanks to you ill from the Wild Only once in two years have Ilever impact street performers bring to move these performers from removal of live oak trees at the
Bunch. seen anyone cleaning up behind the city? Centre Street and expect them to sit Amelia City intersection. However,
SJody and Ray Hetchka, Kathy them. Not fair to those who enjoy : I spent a few hours downtown there and take that. I would submit that the island's
Russell, Janet and Lou Michea, our beaches. Dog owners take-. recently and sat and watched some As I have said this is a very slip- beauty has been far more damaged
Stephan Leimberg, Robyn Nemes, Scott responsibility-why not the owners- guy play his guitar along with his pery slope. Its outcome shouldn't be by the signage along the new
and Dawna Moore, Nancy Dickson, of these much larger animals? (If dog who was wearing sunglasses. decided by a few shop'owners who, bike/pedestrian path along First
: ... John and Kathy Brooks you catch my drift.) Was he the best singer I ever heard? as they have in the past, been able Coast Highway. The path itself is a
' .. Sandra Lambert No. Was he very loud? No. What I to control the commission. Think fun recreational addition, great for
---., -. !- Fernandina Beach did notice was tourists with kids back on some of the big issues we exercising. Yet the addition of innu-
LETTERS WELCG ME stopping and enjoying him and his have faced in the past, such as the merable pairs of 8-foot-high "Stop"
"."U :,Ii' opnn -c Wmdog. I saw many parents taking pic- embarrassment one shop owner and "No Motor Vehicle"' signs,
Send letters by e-mail to: mpamell@ UpO oLUing opening tures of their kids next to the sun- had to go through when he hung a often just feet from another pair, is or mail letters to: Letters Soon the clear-cut Flash Foods glassed dog, and for the time I funny picture of some large another case of bureaucracy run
to the Editor, P.O. Box 766. Femandina cohvenience store will open. What watched I saw happy tourists enjoy- woman's butt in his shop. Was that amok!
Beach, FL 32035 to do? The trees are gone. I don't ing our city. the majority of the tourists that com- Andrew Watson
-- want to picket the opening or rent The question is, why are we plained or a few shop owners? Amelia Island



Some never find opportunity boulevard ENGGEMENT
od has caused us to be fruitful us fruitful and to ment, however, none of that should pre- ThwlSn-Pahm
in the land of our affliction. cause us to increase vent us from being fruitful. It is the. Mr. and Mrs. Brad
Most of us are expected to wherever'we receive choice to remain faithful to the one who Thompson of Martinez, Ga.,
improve and increase in our Him as our source. causes us to be fruitful that separates announce the engagement
homeland. Many people may view We can make it any- the victims from the victors, and forthcoming marriage of
America as the Promised Land, the where at any time if Are you bemoaning your fate or mak- their daughter, Atidra Kay
security and hope of he World. Their we will allow The ing the most of what you have to work Thompson of Statesboro, Ga.,
views of America may be a mispercep- Waymaker to stay in with? Our condition will change when to Timothy Graham Palmer of
tion. the lead. your attitude and your words change. Statesboro, son of Mr. and
We do believe that America is the NOW AND We should choose You will have what you say, so choose to Mrs. Ronald Palmer of Lyons,
land of opportunity, but it takes a great to follow spiritual lead- be fruitful. Ga., and Ytilee.
deal of diligence and labor to locate the THEN ers as they follow Birthday wishes to Shakira Tucker, The bride-elect is the
opportunities. Some of us never seem to Christ, and if they stop Vincent Johnson Jr., Mike Smith, Darien maternal granddaughter of,
find opportunity boulevard, street, Maybelle following Christ, stop K. Bolden Jr., Minnie E. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
avenue., city, town or village. We get so following them and Jerrick Jones, and Sister Willie Mae Osborne of Salem, Ala. Her Mr. Palmer, Miss
close, but our navigational device Kirkland move in closer to Ashley. paternal grandparents are Mr. Thompson
appears to be faulty. Jesus. Never allow Congratulations to Marquez Davison, and Mrs. Albert Shaw of
The scriptures tell u's why so few someone else's fall to trip us up. When and Emory Wingard II, and India Martinez, Ga., and the late
people teach their potential. God has we continue in His word, then we are Johnson, college graduates and their MerrillThompseo. Fred Palmer.
caused us to be fruitful in the land of our His disciples indeed. proud parents, Carlesa Kirkland-Glover, Ms. Thompson graduated Mr. Palmer graduated
affliction. This tells us that no matter We will have days of affliction, perse- Elder Emory and Shawn'Wingard Sr. from Lakeside High School, from Fernandina Beach High ,
where we go, we can trust God to make cution, disappointment, and disagree- and Deanna Raysor, .. Evans, Ga., and receive a Schodl and'received his bach-
bachelor of science degree elor of science in electrical
from Georgia Southern engineering technology from I
'University. She is currently Georgia Southern University.
O/ LL(IDt1-? 0,UNDA ./ pursuing her master's degree .He is currently employed,as a.',
COLLEGE-BO UND in marriage aid family coun- controls designer with t
seling. Automation Systems and
Th groom-elect.s the Coritrols, IPnc. in Ellabell; Ga.
a k i maternal grandson of Betty The wedding is planned
CeMayo of Lyons and the late for Saturday, June 22, 2013, at:
A.D. Mayo. His paternal 7:30 p.m. at Meinhardt t
grandparents are the late Vineyards and Winery in
Elizabeth Palmer and the late Statesboro, Ga.

U Navy Seaman Henry E. Activity, Souda Bay, Greece.
Heape, the son of Kim M. Heape is a 2012 graduate
Lewis of Kingsland, Ga., and of Camiiden County High
SJohnathan E. Heape of School of Kingsland, Ga., and
Hilliard, r eently reported for joined the Navy in December '
duty at Naval Support 2012.

Take Stock in Childten Nassau held an induction/graduation ceremony at the FSCJ Betty P. Cook Nassau
Centef in Yulee on April 9. Above, graduates of the program that pairs students with mentors and provides college
scholarships, surround a cake provided by Publix. The ceremony was sponsored by Arlington Toyota. Chef
Daniele Hayes and students in the NCSB Career Tech Culinary Program provided refrdshments., Be
Take Stock in Children was established in 1995 as a nonprofit organization in Florida that provides an oppor-
tunity for deserving low-income youth/students, many from minority families, to escape the cycle of poverty
through education. It offers students college scholarships and volunteer mentors. Services start in middle school, "
continue through high school and include the transition into college. To learn more visit Members of the ALS, awarding same $ I
or contact Jodie Mackle, program director, at,548-4464. Fernandina Beach'Fire ., lion a yearfor basic apd cli -
,-cDepartment will hit the cal ALS research studies, atnd "
streets to fill iheir fire boots maintaining 15 regional 3
with donations to benefit the MDA/ALS clinical and
SI V D ....... Muscular Dystrophy research centers at promi-
de ILu -VEis.a Association (MDA).'a nent medical institutes across'
GANFirefighters will collect the country.
L Ae s d y donations from passersbyat Funds raised by the fire-
3 the intersection of Sadler and fighters give MDA, a volun-
Bulee Middle School has ....mbr, ', and June 14o' .to continue providing direct"
uthcepted the Silver and serice The Fernandina Beach services, research and profes-i
3old volunteer awards for ..... ... .Fire Department has partici-o sional and public health edu-
the 2012-13 school year. pated in this event for several cation to children and adults
From left are Principal years. Their goal this ye(r is th neuromuscular diseases
~Jeremy Boatright, volim- to reach$4,500 for MDA. The in' Northeast Florida and
teer coordinator Rhonda International Association of Southeast Georgia.
kampbell and'Assistant Fire Fighters is a National -MDA medical, services are4
Principal Amanda Coopbr. Sponspr of MDA, and.thou- available in Jacksonville at
YMS is the only school in sands offirefightersnation Nemours Children's Clinic
the district to receive both wide have been contributing and Mayo Clinic for those "'
pf the v'olunteer award -to MDA in various capacities who are diagnosed with any
YMS has 270 volunteers since 1954. : of the 43 neuromusculardis-
or total number of May is ALS Awareness eases covered by MDIA
4s,228 volunteer houirs. ,o, Month. Amyotrophic lateral The annual MDA summer
FMS expressed gra itde sclerosis,,also known as Lou camp is also funded by the
for all the parent and'coni-, < Gehrig's diseaselis a progres- firefighters'donations. This
Punity support throughout sive degenerative disorder year's camp will take place at i
khe school year. that wastes thin'muscles and the CamiSdtiwannee In.
SUBMITED nerves, leading to almost total DowliiigPark, Florida on
paralysis. Those affected June 9-14. The fun-filled sum-
gradually lose their abilities mer camp will host individu-
to move, to speak, to swallow als, ages 6 to 18, with muscu-.
and to breathe, while retain- lar dystrophy.
d b plAs ath n and hea 42 Uing full mental awarenessx For moreinformation
oc l bridge A Life expectancy is typically about the "Fill the Boot" cam-
A1 L two to five years after diagno- paign or MDA, contact
/ sis:' Lauren Herringdine at'the
The Fernandina Beach clubsto run "charity games" poration that sanctions dupli- Fernandina Byach Bridge MDA is currently the Jacksonville District office at
,Bridge Club donated $10Oto throughoutthe month of cate bridge game internation- Club plays their game in the country's largest non-govern (904) 296-7434, or visit
both Barnabas and the April; bridge players received ally. In recent years the Woman's Chib at 1 p.m. on ment sponsor of research on
Council on Aging from the extra points for placing first, Fernandina Beach Bridge Wednesdays. Both ACBL
charity games" played in' second or third in their local Club has grown exponential- players as well as honoAGBL ,
April. games and the entire sur- ly with the purchase of auto- players can participate in. any cDi l S n unu
The Fernandina Beach chargefor playing during mated scoring systems. sanctioned game. SE IRIC CLUBS
Bridge Club is a member of that month went to local (Bridgemates) and a round For more information on.
the American Contract charities selected by the clock as well as the refur- the game contact Fred the Fernandina BeachGof of
Bridge Club (ACBL). ACB -niber club. nishing of the bidding boxes Stokes atfred.stokes@yahoo. Club on Bill Melton, Road.,
uthorized alltheir bridge ABLis the nonprofit cr and cards co. The Fernandina Beach' Contact President Christal .
Kiwanis'Club'meets the'first ''Fish at j.
at the Fernanaina Beach Golf
Club on Bill Melton Road. .
A '" 6:30-8 p.m. Contact Don The Fernandina Beach
IW5' Lyons at home, 432-8194, or Optimist ClUb meets each
n ie quakes that at-the Fernandina Beach Golf
lassic Carpets m y CUonn a person ROtI W Club. May 29 will feature
o s In do tr best, The Rotary Clhb of ... Janice Ancrum of the Nassau
*BUICK wInteriors, Ic .v con.iruct Fernandina Beach meets County Council on Aging..
*MC *CHEVROLET AbbyCarpet" B Y sKELUM rc nthu 'each Wednesaday from '1:3, Call Bernice Kelley at 261-
464054 SR 200B Yulee 802 S theSnteeLUM9)..1ther2 and emloyer a.m.-1p.m. at the Florida .7923 or Barb Kent at ?77-
(904) .261-6821 Femandina Beach, FL 32034 Fax (904) 261-0291 u "r e ph usually Stuse May of will turd ***
FAMILY DENTISTRY 1 arnd -Iavinga good Susan Milana and Schools The Westside Optimist
FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN )Kt" good job. Superintendent John Ruis on Clhub meets the third Monday"
MOt nA nceS ACeptDR ,HOME FURNITURE flgootout nee, Communities in Schools and of every month at 7 p.m.
Call ForAppointment a n nestcopment to a nendor its 20 years of service to Please bring a covered dish
2 e -*= e 3se ""g ihlp0a person ~ptt. I once Nassau County students. Call and join the club as they work
Dr. Robert Friedman 904-261-6956 w n abi roiw wowt nver Melanid Ferreira at 321-5675. with kids to promote opti-
A1A at Bailey Rd. 542057 Us Hwy 1, Callahan, FL o* mism to all. The meetings are,
Steve Johnson Automotive ' e-kien werdofrfa goodob they The Rotary Club of Amelia held at the Callahan Lions
Island Sunrise meets each Club, just north of Callahan.
WELL DRILLERS, INC. 1505 S 14th Street o ein pay Vtis kind of Friday from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at For information call 613-8595.;

Pump Instalafons & Repair m904-277-9719 'nIe that tIhe are coninbuting

FRIDAY. MAY 24,2013/News-Leader H O M ES

TRAIL OPEN Ant or termite? It's important to know

ID found hundreds of fly- taking care of
F .ing insects swarming in your home
my back yard. Will you l1e currently,
able to identify whether they then I would
areants or termites? FV suggest you
A.e I appreciate you bringing call several a sample to the companies to
Extension office of the insect assist you
There are a few easy ways to with how to -
look at the insect to determine G" EN best control
if it is an ant or termite. The i this pest
most obvious feature to exam- TAL Your
ine is the wings. .. home is most
On the termite the wings likely your
are equal in length and much Becky ordi biggest finan-
longer than the insect's body, cial investment and you'want
The ant's wings are different to be sure it is protected. A
lengths with the lower (hind) University of Florida publica-
wing being shorter than the tion with photos regarding the
upper (fore) wing. The anten- diffeiendes between ants and
SUBMITIED nae are straight on termites termites can be found at- PHo OBY R. SCHEFFRAHA sNIVERSITY OFFLRIDA
Attention runners, bicyclists and walkers, the Amelia but have a definite bend or This photo shows the difference between winged tei- ,
Island Trail-is now open. Mike Pikula, president of the elbow shape on the ant. The o/ants/ant%20vs%20ter- mites, le(t, and ants, right. Among the differences the
Friends of the Amelia island Trail, gave the Kiwanis body of the termite is solid. amite.htm. termite's wings are longer and even in length, while the
Club a slide show presentation on the construction of but ants have a distinct, Whatcan you tell me ant's lower wing is shorter than its upper wing. There
the paved, 0l-fobt wide, 6.2-mile long trail. The north- pinchedwaist. Do not use a aboeit the red Hawaiian are body differences too h -:the ant has a distinfctly
ern trailhead is inside Peters Point 'Beachfrnt Park. color of b6dy to help you iden- ginger plant? CL pinched waist but the termite's body is solid.
Fro there it travels southto Amelia Island State Park. tify as both insects can vary in The information I ams .
From that.point you can continue through the Talbot. color. l.sharing withyou has
Islands and connect with the Timucuan Trail. These The winged stage of ter- 'come from'the Cooperative well in cut flower arrange- fromspring to fall and occurs
trails will eventually bMea partof the East Coast .. mites and ants is called an Extension Service in Hawaii. ments. Visit http:s//www.itahr. almbst always under natural
Greenway, which is planned to connect Calais, Maine alate. The reason they swarm Red ginger, Alpinia purpu- conditions in wetlands. They
with Key West. The Friends of the Ainelia Island Trail is:'they are seeking mates and rata, is a tall; upright;, herba- OF-37.pdf. have very large conspicuous,
is a 501(c)3 charitable corporation formed for the another site to, build a nest. ceous,'evergreen plant. It is I found this sedge gow cone-shaped spikelets, and'
purpose of maintaining and improving he AIT. Termites will fly a short dis- native to New Caledonia, New ing along Egans Creek. long thinleaves and bracts. Its
Pictured with Pikula, atbove, i.;- s a wanis Club tance, drop to the ground and Hebridesand British Solomon Can you identify itfor me? AW many seeds are an important
President .Stan Storey. t shed their wings. Female ter- Islands and widely cultivated Aw Reeds, sedges and rush- food to ducks, geese and
s. mites begin to search for in the tropics and subtropics. .es are not my strength other water birds.
potential. nesting sites such as This ornamental ginger butyour phot6 ofthe seed RebeccaJordi, UF/IFAS
moist crevices with wood and was introduced to flawaii as head made it easier to identify. County Etension Director for
M0 uE.& GAD E 5IE males follow closely behind, an ornamental before 1930, I am glad you did not pick any Nassau County and Nassau
HOMEos &iArD N B ES DThe pair forms a royal "and is naturalized there in val- of the plants as these should County Horticulture Agent II,
eme a n History Park has been ch. chamber in a moist site' near leys and on the windward be lett alone. One never is a University ofPlorida ftcul-
sen to conductthe HGTV wood andbegins layingeggs, sides ofthe islands. Hawaiiai knows ifthese plaits arepro- 'ty member The UFIFAS,.
Applications forthe Shiart Home 2013 Charity thus starting the life cycle of a' red giigergrOws well in rich tected. Not to merition the, Nassau CountyDemons tatiot,
Nassau County Master Tours, located in Paradise subterranearitermite colony. soil and in wet fabitat, but it types of critters often hiding G.arden is loate at iheame
Gardener volunteer program .Key, South Jacksonville dividual hatched from eggs can grow in dry areas as well', or living in these areas. S. PagVe Govermeital
are now available online. The Beach. (called lai-vae)i the mlt int infullsun' to partial shade. The plant is mst likely the Comlexei'd deeosisa esbestl
deadline is June 28. FoianeachesMusetm Workers or they mayultimate Although there are' sone Salt arsh buliushi, Scitftis managin g tpracticesfor
overview of the Masterf -?- to~tors6f the HGTV ly take over the role of iqueen. fckypeople who.have it here robustus; which ishative to Northeast Florida. Mail ques-
Gardener'prog ram, an'appl- .' STh~rt Home-e013 on select- Since I haveidentified this in Northeast Florida, it is bet- Florida. It can be easily found tions tpo Garden Talk, c/q,
cation and to complete the ed dates tiugh June 2. insect as a termite, Iwould ter suited for cold hardiness growing alongcthe edges of tRebec Jordi, Nassau County
pre-test;ee http://nassau., Wedneday through suggest you contact your pes zones 10- (Central and brackish and saline coastal Extension, 543350 US 1,
ifas.ufl.edi/hobticujture/me 'Sat rday tours are available ticide companyto determine South Floida). The red marshes nearly throughout Callahan, FL 32011., Visit
nassau.hfml. For additional e to 5 p.m. and Sunday the next step. If you have no spiked flower does attract but-. Florida. http:/
questions,. contact the tours are noon to 5 p.m.. specific pesticide company terflies and bees and works Salt-mairch bjlrush blooms rlordifufledu
Extension office at (904) 879- Tickets are $20 each and '
1019, or Rebecca Jordi at' sold on a first-come,.first- - Master served basis, with limited
Gardeners are on phone duty availability each day.
Fridays, at 491-7340. Advanced purchase tickets
are available~at sit
ArborDay rent :, ww.Beache s useum~org.
The city I, Fernandina There is a $3 service charge
Beach has r ceived its 11th for\online purchasing. I
Scon .U ivteyi,pf nationp ,, Li i~t tipketar, a,1so avail-.
USA1B0imunity' by the ,- Beaches Museum, 381 '
Arbor Day Foundation. The' Beach Blvd;, Jacksonville ..
city will host an Arbor Day Beach. Theproceeds of the "ERA Fernandina Beach Realty
tree planting ceremony'at 9 charity tours will benefit the s-~wngA'oNvassa county
a.m. today at the All Service museum. '
Memorial at Central Park h. PIn. Am't F S.andinaBeach, FLe32034 Ae'u
RotaryClub,American OnJuie 3 County (904)261-401 800) 7 01
Lgion-Post'54 and Florida Extension. ,,.542188S. Kings Road 4
Public Utilities (FPU), the' Director/Horticultuire" Callahan, FL 32011
city will plant dogwod.trees 'Extension Agent BeckyJordi (904) 879-3011 (866) 488-(001 .1.
to surround the chiminey at." will conduct a Plant Clilic .Marlene Frost (8 27-115
the memorial site. Nassau from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at okI r AHsB, sRa, Fax (888) 263-0271
County Forester Dave Holley the;Yulee Extension Office roer E A"
will'provide a presentation; Lnesay fl
Arbor'Day was founded Road). All county residents. .
by J. Sterling Morton in,1872 are irivited to bring plant '
as a tree-planting holiday in s. amples showing problems /
Nebraska: It is'most com- in their.landscapes. :
monly observed on the last.. Problems will be identified L.,
Friday in April,. some states, and solutions offered for cor- Paul Barnes, GRI
celebrate it between January. rection. There is no fee for Bn I
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Watch in partnership with tion answered and can't wait
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beach-cleanup on May 25 many questions and answers
starting at 10 am. Partici- from Rebecca Jordi's -
pants Will assemble at the "Garden Talk" coluinniat' S
DolphiniAvenue parkidg lot
'atMairinBeach. This event is-1 rticulture/questions/ques- I r 7608S.S 8thStreet Il Grlffln .
open tothe public. Bags and -, tions.html. Master- Fernandina Beach, FI 32034 Broker
gloves provided. For infor ,,. Gardeners are onroffice duty : i,
mation contact Beachkee on Fridays, t0a.m. until 2 m (904) 261-2770 (904) 556-9140
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10A FRIDAY. MAY 24.2013 NEWS News-Leader

Hammer time for thosepesky packages

"Give me that before you cut off er's daughter. The He woke up the lump and I man to come along. As you can poisoned pills (rylenol) on a drug
your hand!" I can still hear Dad say- doctor prescribed a explained that I had been too sick to imagine, the guy who eventually store's shelves. If I ever catch up
ing that to my mother. Sometimes course of magic wrestle with the childproof cap, so I showed up was really surprised with him, he's in for a heap a hurtin'.
his voice would be filled with love pills, and sent me had adapted Mom's universal solu- when I asked him to open a jar of The people who glue these seals
and patience. Other times, not so 'home for three tion by using a hammer instead of a pickle relish for me. I think he got a' to jars-and bottles need to talk to
much. days of bed rest. knife.-Besides, I'd known better than free book out of it. NASA scientists. If NASA had used
Mom never met a product pack- Andrew knew to pick up a knife in my condition. That day was the final straw. I 'the same glue on the shuttle's tiles
age she could outsmart. By the time | something was up I eventually recovered and once asked Santa Claus for the newly as the food manufacturers use on fla-
I was old enough to pay attention, when he walked again opened the various jars, boxes invented Black & Decker gadget vor seals, we would have never had.
her universal solution to opening into the house that and bags that came my way. Then I called Lids Off. It's about the site of that problem with .the tiles falling
packages was the largest butcher Crl night. The kitchen began having trouble unscrewing jar a gallon paint can and has pride of off.
knife in the drawer. SIDEBAR counter was deco- lids. My Dearly Beloved agreed with place on my counter. Push a button Since Tracie at Magna's has.
Dad, on the other hand, was an ___ rated with shards me that the mayonnaise people and and it expands to accommodate tall taught me not to use my fingernails
engineer and quickly figured out the of the brown plas- the peanut butter people screw on jars. Push another and if holds fat as tools, I have had to find another-
most ingenious packaging that any Cara Curtin tic pill bottle, as lids with the same equipment tire jars. Push the button on top and this way to pry these seals off. the jars I,
company could come up with. I have well as several people use to tighten lug riuts. Drat. nifty device whirrs until the cap bring home. I have. inherited Mom's
enough of his genes so I could pills. A hammer rested nearby. My difficulties with lids came to a screwed on with the lug nut 'butcher knives, and you guessedit -
worry with the box until:I figured He became even more alarmed. head one day when I was the sole machine unscrews with a most satis- I use the biggest one to. stab the
out how to get'to the product inside. when he found my U.S. Navy unit owner and operator of a book store 'fying pop. seals on particularly pesky jars.
If Mom got to the box first, we knew: form in a heap on the bedroom. floor, over on Ash Street. During a lull in Now that I have jar lids under ; Help! I've turned into my mother
we'd be eating stale Wheaties until I was always meticulous about that customers, I scurried to make control, 'my next challenge is those and Icanrt open the salad dressing!
the last rubbery flake was gone. uniform it represented my commit- myself s me turia salad. I couldn't unspeakable "flavor seals." We-all: C. Curtin gives iformaltalks
I admit that I felt a little superior ment to my country. I never, ever, get the i6w jar of pickle relish open. know that they're really security and and conducts workshops to share her.,
in my package opening skills unitil'f hang it up. But that night, it I tried e4ery trick I knew butifinally safety seals. The food industry has. writing tips. Contact her at
one particularly unpleasant bout of lay on the floor, right next to our bed had to give up. I took the jar to my decided they are necessary because wordsmythel776@gmailcom or. come
flu shoyed me that I. am my moth- with the lump in it. desk.and waited for a nice strong of that nogoodnik who put bottles of. see her most Fridays 'at Books Plus.


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Nissan in Nassau County 'ABC oexporting'

For 15 years, I have stud- wants Nissan were 118 and April 75. arounf25, and Nissan is only on Ju n e 18 at FSC
ied the Nassau County mar- to double If we call 90 an average, then around 10-14 a month.
ket through the Cross-Sell U.S. sales in the typical Nissan store sells A dealership here for Nissan Exporting is not only for mine if their company is ready
reports. There is a new vehi- the next four over a thousand units a year. would fill an import void, but large corporations. Regardless to export and learn more about
cle edition and one for used years. One of Take Nissan's national mar- would take a terrific operator of the size of a business, direct versus indirect export,
vehicles. Cross-Sell breaks his initiatives ket share of 7.7 percent and and a willing manufacturer. I exporting can gieatly expand ing, export marketing, finance,
down the new car sales by is to add times that by 4,000 annual have learned to never say its current customer base, logistics, regulatory issues and
manufacturer and model, .. dealerships. new car sales in Nassau' never, even when it comes to increase company revenue and export assistance available to
then identifies the selling It has long County, and you would arrive the other Asian manufactur- create strong opportunities for Florida companies.
dealer here or elsewhere in been the at 308 units a year. There is ers. growth. The "ABCs of Exporting"
Florida. This data allows a KEFFER'S only import I, no way a new dealer could Katie is finishing up her Eighty percent of the will be held June 18 from 8:30,
look at the new car market on CORNER thought buy land, build a building and first year teaching second world's markets and 90 per- 10:30 a.m. at FSCJ Nassau
a month-to-month basis. might con- make it on 25 new cars a grade, Christopher started a cent of the world's purchasing Center Building 29, Room A-
As I have shared in the sider a loca- month. They would have chemical engineering intern- power lay outside the borders 111, 76346 William Burgess
past, average new vehicle Rick Keffer tion here. It to overachieve and capture ship with Occidental of the United States. Many Blvd. Light breakfast foods will
sales per month in our county .is still a long the Asian intenders I Chemical this summer, and markets abroad are growing be available.
were about 325, prior, to the shot. Toyota, Honda and the alluded to. Hollie is ready to head to the faster than theU.S. market and. Register online at
drop-off of 2008-11. They have Koreans are unlikely to move Would Nissan look at a North Carolina mountains favorable exchange rates now http://abcsofexporting.eventb
now almost recovered and are past Jacksonville proper. county of 70,000 or try to add most of the summer. More make U.S. products price corn-, or call Heather Solier
hovering around 300 a month. Nissan would have to be very a location in Jacksonville? than one of my summer petitive. at the Nassau County Econo-
While that may sound like a forward thinking and feel Probably B. .. columns will come from N.C., Florida exporters are his- mic Development Board, 225:
pretty big number, it really they could capture other As a disclosure, I am per- as I like being where my wife torically 15 percent more prof- 8878, to make a reservation'
isn't by today's manufacturer Asian import intenders to fectly happy with my fran- is. Have a good week. itable, grow 15 percent faster Cost is $5 to attend.
outlook. make it work. chise and not pursuing Rick Keffer owns and oper- and pay 15 percent higher wa- The Nassau County Econo0
The reason to'bring up The average new car deal- Nissan or anyone else. GM, ates Rick Keffer Dodge ges. There are numerous gov- mic Development Board in
Nissan in this week's column ership in America sold 839 Ford and Chrysler still domi- ChryslerJeep in Yulee. He ernment resources available conjunction with Enterpris6
is because Carlos Ghosn, who units last year, a new record nate the sales here, with invites questions or positive to assist companies in explor- Florida, Florida Small Business
engineered Nissan's partner- and the trend in "bigger is Toyota making a strong show- stories about automobile use ing export opportunities. Development Center: and the
ship with Renault and has t, ter" thinking. The sales ing also, at around 40-plus a and ownership. An introductory workshop U.S. Department of Commer-
advanced Nissan's stance, .. per Nissan store in March month. Honda averages will help participants deter- ce will be hosting this event.

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Ferriandina Harbor Marina,
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the events we have planned.'
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;boater to come with, we hopt
S-:you will visit Fernandina h
Harbor Marina to learn about,'
our communities' marina and,,
enjqy the events we have
Activities include:
*.The third annual boat
Sshow by local vendors Ocean-"
Outboard Marine anrd
Redmond Yachts
Let's Roll will be onsite __
S with Laser Tag and bounce
~ house activities
,.4.'' Nuts and BoltFishing
Show will be filming two
SUBMIrTE"D HOTos episodes for its television,
Pictured, clockwise from top left: Zachary Stricidand won the bronze medal in the 400-meter, demonstrating how training delivers medal-level show ,
awIards; Caroline Lear runs in her first-ever Special Olympics event, launching for the gold medal in the 50;n dash; Kristopher Mitchell charges Food and drinks avail-
for the finish line in the 1,OOOm cycle race, shaving double-digit time off his area event qualifying time and bringing home a silver medal; Dillian able
Clements stretches out in his second event of the running long jump, taking gold in the grueling five-event pentathlon; and Joseph Sheperis Marina tours
.proudly exhibits his gold medal in the standing long jump and silver medal in the 200m run. Some athletes return to training with Special Two vehicles on dirplay,-
Olympics aquatics sign-up and first practice May 31. ..* Many other marine-
related business have been
.ainvited to attend
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Eleven Special Olympics athletes Kristopher Mitchell, Nassau Supprting and accompanying Christenson also pointed but his "Now, more than ever,
proudly represented Nassau County. County's sole representing cyclist, Nassau County Special Olympic ath appreciation and acknowledgement Americans need outdoor,
*at the Florida State Summer Games brought home the silver and bronze letes were Tom Christenson, Nassau to all of those critical elements of sup- safe, family-friendly way to
held at the ESPN Wide World of medals in the 1,000m and 500m cycle County's Special Olympics County port within the county, includinig spend their leisure time,"
Sports Complex May 16-18. time trial, respectively. Stephanie* Coordinator and Program Director Publix, all the law enforcemeit enti- Springer said. "Welcome to
Representation from school-based Willaford took third place in the soft-. for Arlington Family YMCA; coaches ties with their broad-reaching efforts the Water on National Marini
athletes included Caroline Lear, ball throw and finished fourth in the Matt Bella, Kathryn Sauls-Hopson, to highlight the Law Enforcement Day introdiices boating as
Jos6ph Sheperis and Zachary 50m fast walk. Mary Ann Wilson Kirk Mitchell, Robin Lentz and Torch Run, the Knights of C61umbus, just such an activity and
Strckland: Lear won first place in the scorched the track, bringing home Michael McWilliams, with Marsha the Nassau county school system reminds. our existing cus-
50-meter dash. Sheperis was awarded gold in the 25m fast walk and fourth Wilson providing volunteer chaper- and all the sponsors makingthe spe- tomers and our community
first place in the standing long jump in the softball throw. one services for female athletes. cial day for Nassau County Special that Fernandina Harbor
and silver medalin the 200m run. Representing the care centers for "This was the largest contingent of Olympians-a success. Marina is a local, environmend
Strickland solidly took third place in Nassau County were Cynthia athletes we've ever brought to the There's no rest for many of these tally-friendly, beautiful gate-
the 400m run and garnered fourth Raveneau, Vernon Starling and state summer games, which indicates year-round local athletes as the pro- way to on-the-water fun."
place in the running long jump. Melissa Wells. Raveneau collected the type of griowthand volunteer sup- gram immediately transitions into Welcome to the Water on..
There were five independent gold in the tennis ball throw and port we're receiving-from the com- Special Olympics aquatics with the National Marina Day is pro-
Special Olympic athletes represent- rocketed'through the gates with third munity," Christenson said. "I am so sign-up and the first practice May 31 duced by theAssociation of
ing Nassau County. Dillian Clements place in the 30m motorized wheel- proud of all of our Nassau County at 6 p.m. at the McArthur Family Marina Industries and
took gold in the grueling fiVe-event chair slalom. Starling and Wells col- Special Olympics athletes who have YMCA on Citrona Drive, Where exist- Discover Boating. For infor-
pentathlon. Dale Johnsen brought lected silver.and bronze medals in the put forth 100 percent through train- ing and newly-trained aquatic coach- mation visit www.national- :
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dash and softball throw. tively. athletes." athletes.

Inaugural Guns & Hoses charity co-ed softball game heldw
The inaugural Guns & hard-fought, seven-inning bat- Not to be denied, NCSO dan P- ,
Hoses charity co-ed softball tle. made a dramatic conmie-from-
game between Fernandina Fans were entertained behind victory and won the
Beach and NassauCounty during the game buy Bill game 10-9. o
took place May 18 at the Ybor Pittman with his insightful The winning plaque will be
AlvareSports Complex. on .and witty announcing and displayed at the Sheriff's
Bailey Road. ", Sparky" the fife dog as well Office in Yulee utntil it's time
The event was a huge suc- as 911 Reddy Fox. for next year's chalfenge.
cess with the big winner There was public health Sponsors for the event .
being the United Way of awareness information avail- were Rayoniers Winn-Dixie,
Nassau County as nearly able for adults and numerous Halftime Sports Bar. & Grill,
$2,000 was raised for local activities for kids.. . Publix, Sonny's, Publix,
charities within Nassau The Yulee Volunteer Fire. Harris Teeter, Amelia Island
Couiity. Department cooked up barbe- Graphics, Let's Roll Entertain-
e The game pitted the "red cue, hamburgers, hot dogs ment and Fernandina Beach
hot" firefighters of the Fern- and chicken. Professional Firefighters
andina Beach Fire-Rescue FBFD had NCSO on the Local #2836.
Department again the "mean ropes and took acommand- The National Anthem was ." suBMITrE1'
green machine" of the Nassau ing 9-0 lead going into the performedby Julia Nicole The Nassau County Sheriff's Office and Femiandina Beach Fire-Rescue Departnent
County Sheriff's Office in a bottom of the seventh inning. Savage. softball teams. .

Florida Wildlife Commission reminds all to boat safely this holiday weekend
As summer approaches, many FWC officers do all they can to keep fishing days The requirement to tion for fish caught on these dates."
residents and visitors are eager to OUTDOOR BRIEFS people safe, but there are also meas- have a recreational fishing license is Children under 16 are not requiredZ
get outside and boaters are making ures that boaters should take to pro- waived for Florida's residents and to have a fishing license year-round.
plans to launch their vessels for a tect themselves. visitors while they are saltwater fish- All other regulations such as sea;.
weekend outing. FWC officers will be out in force, 'The combination of paying atten- ing. sons, size limits and bag limits still
The Florida Fish and Wildlife working overtime on our heavily tion to your surroundings and other Freshwater license-free fishing apply. Visit ton
Conservation Commission urges used Waterways. Officers will be .vessel traffic, abiding by navigation day is June 8:.Sign up for an FWC learn more about saltwater and .
boaters to stay safe and follow the. checking boating safety equipment, rules and wearing life jackets while freshwater angler recognition pro- freshwater fishing in Florida from
rules to have a great day on the looking for careless and reckless on the water could result in fewer gram in advance at www.Trophy current regulations to fishing hot ,.
water. operation and targeting boat opera- injuries and deaths," Burton said. and you will be spots.
The FWC and other federal and tors who are under the influence of For more boating safety informa- entered into a drawing for a Phoenix
local agencies are participating in drugs or alcoholic beverages. tion, visit To bass boat powered by Mercury. Kid:
National Safy Boating Week activi: "Please make sure to have all the report people who are operating Catch, photograph and release a
ties to promote safe boating prac- required safety equipment on your boats dangerously, call (888) 404- largemouth bass heavier than eight The Nassau Bassmasters will
tices. boat, and if alcoholic beverages are FWCC or text pounds and be eligible for rewards 1hold its 29th annual kids fishing
"Enjoy the day, be safe and wear part of your outing, have a designat- or certificates for catching qualifying tourinament June 8 at Wilcox Pond
your life jacket," said Capt. John ed driver operating the boat." I h, freshwater fish from among 33 excit- in Nassauville. Donations are being.
Burton, area supervisor in the In 2012 there were more than 700 J ing species in the pi'ogram. The accepted. Contact Rick Dopson at :
FWC's Crystal River Field Office. boating accidents and 55 people The FWC has selected June 1 FWC will honor license-free fresh- (904) 866-V720 or Roger Linville at
"For the Memorial Day weekend, tragically lost their lives as a result, and Sept. 1 as saltwater license-free water fishing days as a legal exemp- (904) 334-7931.

FRIDAY. MAY 24.2013 SPORTS News-Leader 13A


The Pirates were crowned the 2013 Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth senior league Nassau United celebrated its McArthur Family YMCA soccer season and shows off the
champions. The team includes, front row from left, TJ. Holton, Chandler Brewer, Nick hardware the players collected. The team includes, from left, Ezra Martin, Riley Sage,
Brumme, Antonio Vendola, Ryan Edwards; back row, Coach Cliff Gaines, Lucas Adam Wilking, Lorenzo Dombkowsldki, Coach Ethan Dombkowsldki, Ansley Jacobs,
lMcFarland, Clay Gaines, Carter Chancey, Tripp Brown, Brandon Devane and Coach Kayla Zaccaro, Mark Moriconi, Edward Preble, Andrew Moriconi and Felipe
Clay Brewer. Not pictured: Collin Erickjon and team mom, Susan Devane. Dombkowsldki.

SPrIer lO ,throughout the race; subject to discretion of receive an event T-shirt, swim cap and other race meanders through the tree-canopied
A a d Alia o r o race officials. Race check-inr and finish are will teams. Deck entries will re-ceive a T-shirt on resort at 6800 First Coast Highway.
Amelia Island Alliance Soccer promotes a be at Main Beach at the intersection of South an as-available basis. The event is limited to Registration is available online at or
life-long love of the game while developing n Fletcher and Atlantic avenues. Check-in starts z300 swimmers. Awards go to the overall top at the Health and Fitness Center. Call Sean at
teamwork, individual responsibility, commit- at 7 a.m. on race day. three male and female finishers"Ind top finish- 415-1429 or email with
ment and leadership through quality training City of Fernandina Beach staiff and other er in each group. Register at questions.
and appropriate competition. Cost for the year drivers will provide transportation forall partici- Contact Scott Mikelson at 277-7350 or smikel-
for a premier player is $400. .Costo wr out is .pants to the starting points of the riace at the : or Chris Gaw at (407) 721-2837 Summertracwkandeld
r$5 l ...l G in e,' Ct ppJasmine Street (one-mile) and.,Simmons Road M or Mr oofn rind Fi
Tryouts will be held at the Amelia Island (5K) beach accesses. Thern all be a course a c America' Youh is offering track and field
ve n gam il op nd Anic a Senk-i rs.artn tle eS top ainint l and Fa sed ttak r og
Youth Soccer fields on Bailey Road at 5:30 br efing prior to the swvims An wards ceremmo- SChiOI r ^ 8-7. with.. training and a summer track Jirogramfor ages
p.m. May28 for U9 boys (Coach Ricky atny and breakfasty. tee Chlesan bowfm finge es 8-17 withthe goal to qualify for the. AU Junior
Osgood); at 6 p.m. May 28 forU12 boys pa a the race finisharea a Main Beaqh A senior league bowling is offered at 9:30 Olympics.
(Coach Josh Louis); at 5:30 pin. May 28 for Park s.a a.m. Wednesdays at Nassau Bowling off US Call (904) 624-5383 for information or pick
U14 girls (Coach Lee Burchett); 5 p.m. Race startig and en o ints m 17 in Yulee. The group also meets for Christian up a registration form at America's Youth, 907
May 30 and 9 a.m. June 1 for16-17boys adjusted d t eni n at league bowling at6 p.m. Thursdays. South 11th St. Americas Yuth summr pro-
(Goach Pete Kovalick). officials discretion. There will be a 2.5hor gram starts May 28 and runs through Aug. 7.
Stime limit for races to complete;either cou e. I en or e dnce Cost is $150. Registration is open.
Op.mWa erUallen9 e Check-in at the finish line is mandatory for all Vida Fitness will host the fifth annual
The 2013 Ed Gaw Amelia Island Open racers. The safety of the swimmers will be a Independence 5K at the Omni Amelia Island g .'",
Water Challenge will be held May 25 in priority. There will be Coast Guard Auhiliary Plantation July 4. The 5k race will begin at 8 Nassau Challenger Bowling League for the:
Fernanidna Beach'with a 5K open water swim boatsand lifeguards on the waterforthe swim- a.m. and the one-mile youth fun run will begin physically and mentally challenged meets -
and a one-mile open water swim. The race riers' protection. EMTs and lifeguards will aiso at 9 a.m.. .smcond Saturday each month from 35 p.m. at
starts at approximately 8:30 a.ri. Athletes will : be on the beach to assist swimmers in need. The start and finish are at the Racquet Park the Nassau Bowling Center in Yulee. Call:; ,
be allowed to have kayakers track them Deck entry fee is $40. All pre-registrants parking lot next to The Verandah Restaurant; Melinda Willaford at 2613136 for information.


boys and girls enteiing grades a335-r1103. bo t ca nde B an l y ca enc
2-9. The camp is from 9 a.m. Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
to noon June 10-Bas13. Feetb all players and certified coachesy Mostly Su Pudy IsolatedT-sto
e$i ,r"]'f ay'of )p. A The1st annualPirabe ..
Contact Coach Matt Schreiber Baseball Camp will be held at Fernan- A ca
at (904) 635-2612. June 3-7 at the Femandina P.ak T.imese Peak Times .
Yulea Middle School will Beach High School baseball uppliM Day AM PM rec

offcamp or a boys and girls. Fun-ketball s tadium. This camp i da o -2 3 4 56 o n Fri 11:22-1:22 10:52-12:52 Tue 1:59-3:59 2:29-4:29
dbamoents ss and h te rils frat 11:30-1:30 11:00-1.00 Wed 2:564:56 3:26-5:26.
T aey ils of camp. The 3 n P

Contact Coach Ma Schreiber Basmentals of baseball for ages 0-2: Low, 3-5: Moderat e, 11:55-1:55 Thu 3:h9-5:49 4:'19-6d19
ca mp will be June 3-7 ad- 6 6-7: Hig, &.o Very High, S un
Beach High School baseball -- h. AM FM Day AM P-M

vanced skills and drills is June Camp cost is $80 and 11+: Extreme Exposure Mon 12:58-2:58 1:28-3:28
10-14 and game skills and includes a camp T-shirt. _
strategiesJune 17-21. from 9- Parents should register
10:30 a.m. for incoming sixth- campers at the baseball field Day Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset
graders and from 10:30 a.m. on the first day of camp begin- hat is the coldest Fu Fri 625 a.m. 819p.m. 8:01 pm. 5:54a.m New
to noon for upcoming seventh ning at 8 a.m. recorded temperature a /24 Sat 6:25a.m. 8:20p.m. 9:07p.m. 6:50a.m. 618
ad eighth graders. Call 261-6240 (FBHS) or has reached? Sun 6:25a.m. 8:20p.m 10:08 p.m. 7:53 a.m.
Cost is $25 aw 556-1163 for information. Mon 6:24a.m. 8:21 p.m. 11:04p.m. 8:59a.m.
for two weeks or $75 for allp
three. Instructor is YMS head L-saaap L- nq Last Tue 6:24a.m. 8:22 p.m. 11:53 p.m. 10:06am. First
basketball coach Jonathan TenmiS a>uo BassIV 'qieJo/ :3-n&v 5/31 Wed 6:24 a.m. 8:22 p.m. No Rise 11:12 a.m. J 6/16
Ball. Kraft Tennis Partners will Thu 6:23 p.m. 8:23 p.m. 12:37 am. 12:16 p.m. "
host a kids tennis camp at the
Vo ybgall Kraft Athletic Center/Kraft Ten
The Fernandina Beach Acres Tuesdays and Thurs- May 24. 1894 Six inches of Date High Low Normals Precip Farmer's Growing Degree Days
Hig School Pirate vleball days from 4:30-6 p.m. May 28 snow blanketed Kentucky. Just 5/14 75 55 82/65 0.00" Date Degree Days Date Degree Days
camp will be held June 3-5 at through June 20. Age groups four days earlier as much as 5/15 82 57 82/66 0.00" 5/14 15 5/18 .26"
the FBHS gym are 4-6, 7-8 and 9-14 years. 10 inches of snow had fallen 5/16 82 64 83/66 0.00" 5/15 20 5/19 26
; Register on the first day of ., Cost $25 per child for four across Kentucky, Tennessee 5/17 8.1 64- 83/66 0.00" 5/16 23 5/20 26
camp. Registration begins at weeks, which includes T-shirt and Virginia. Six days earlier, 5/18 -81 70 83/66 0.00" 5/17 22
th- and vailablcks. Scholaships a a violent storm wrecked nine 5/19 81 72 83/67 0.00" Gowngdgs ly
a.t.vailable. in for hl e day mrfag cl i a ng the base t eyr g ans (. degrees)
sixth-graders and sessions Registerby todaydue to ships on Lake Michigan. 5/20 81 70 83/67 0.00" frontheaveragetoasshowmanygrowngdysatattained
I be from 8:30-10 a.m.
lbegistraion is at 10 a.m. for limited space. For information,
oming seventh0 and. "f contact Susie DeMille at
hthgder and sessions or Fernandina Beach t. Mary's Entrance
frhth-gradersand sessions (954) 816-4595. Day HiLh L High L i Daylx High Lw High Low
arom 10:50 a.m.-noon. Fri 8,;37am 2:27 am 9:13 pm 2:30pm Fri 8:01 am 2:24am 8:37 pm 2:27pm
hCampcost is $45 ande G dm lin Sat 9:31 am 3:19 am 10:06 pm 3:21 pm Sat 8:55 am 3:16 am '9:30 pm .3:18pm
1s Sun 10:26 am 4:09 anm 11:01 pm 4:13pm Sun 9:50 am 4:06 am 10:25 pm 4:10 pm
rNassau Forinforma Children ages 8-15 have Mion 1121 am 5:00am l. 1.:55 pm 5:05 pm Mon 10:45 am 4:57 am 11:19 pm 5:02 pm
hann For infoStrumlau- the oppouna toi n Tue 1217 pm. 5:53 am None 6:00 pm Tue 5:50 am None 5:57 pm
n ssa Ritz-Carton Amelia Islandhe Wed 12:49!am 6:48 am 1:14 pm 7:00 pm Wed 12:1.3 am -6:45 am 12:38 pm 6:57 pm
:.-and The Golf Club of Amelia Thu 144am 7:45am 2:11 pm 8:04pm Thu 1:08 am 7:42 am 1:35 pm 8:01 pm
.. $ island.A full day camp coin-
- The. F e r' nd B ', eah bining golf and tennis or half
gThe Fehoandina Beachd nin a days of either sfort may be *,r1-h* .,Tl1rbughout this week three planets will be moving into position for what will become, early next week, the most struning
igh School cheerlead lro 9 w ll lcted. ,*. planetary'grouping of the year. The assemblage takes place low in the West during evening twilight The triad includes Mereumy
ld a summer camp from 9 seece. and Venus becoming more prominent because of their increasing distance from the sun, and Jupiter, which because of its slow
a.:m. to noon June 3-7 in Buil- For those 1b years and orbital motion, will be overtaken and in conjunction with the sun on June 19. The week commences with the most difficult planet
ding 22 (behind the middle younger, tennis runs from 8- to see, Mercury, only.nine degrees from the sun and setting about 52 minutes after sundown; Venus reaches the horizon only 15
school). The camp for ages 3- 10:30 a.m. with golf from 11 minutes later. Jupiter, because'of its distance froin Sol, will pose no problem in viewing. Forty minutes after sundown, Venus will still be four degrees
5 is from 9-11 a.m. and the a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For campers above the horizoin, 'and Jupiter will be 10 degrees in altitude. They should be easily seen if a good western horizon is available. Scan just above the
ffe is $65 11 years and older, .golf is horizon 30 minutes after sunset. Binoculars will help Venus and Jupiter stand out more easily against a bright horizon. By Saturday, May 25, the scene
For c ages 6-12, the from 8-10:30 a.m. with tennis has changed completely. All three planets will be found in a tight little triangle about three degrees in diameter and six degrees above the horizon. 40
r rchildren ages -12 the from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. minutes after suidown. Binoculars will easily contain the three in the same field of view with ample space tospare..Venus will be brightest and lowest
camp runs from 9 a.m. to Each weekly camp runs to the horizonri 6il'lowed by Jupiter. which will be farthest to the left. Faintest and farthest to the right will be Mercury All three members will be bright
noon and the fee is $75. Monda throuh Thursda and easily visible to the unaided eye if sky conditions are transparent enough and the observing location permit objects only a
Register at 8:30 a.m. on the Monday through Tursa y few degrees above the horizon to be seen. On May 26, the grouping is at its tightest with the largest separation among the three planets less than 2.5
first day of camp. (Friday rain make-up day). degrees. The e27th finds Venus and Jupiter separated byjust one degree.
The fee is $200 for both golf ___________________________________________________
and tennis camp or $100 for -
Oone camp. A one-day session
The Fernandina Beach is $30 per sport. W ant to learn m ore about
t-gh School Lady Pirates will A daily snack is optional for
be holding a soccer camp an additional $30 per week. protecting yourself and h m e
for boys and girls entering Participants receive a camp We offer person nalized Training Classes!
second through ninth grades, cap and achievement certifi- W Ofer personalized Training Classes.
The camp will be held June 3-- cate at an award recognition 1 o lin o f ii y
6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ybor program at the end of the ses- *Xl AM NT Slo orstop by our facmlity
Alvarez Sports Complex on .. sion. NI) A-I ,N IMF 1 for more information
Bailey Road. Camps run weekly from0 1IN r I IInImIion
Cost is $60 and includes June 10 through Aug. 16. For ( JU R1 lIS
instruction by current and for- information call 277-1100.
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Jazz Fest announces 2013 lineup I.onopenhous

B est selling jazz-fusion alto saxophon- American Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third St, Fernandina
ist Mindi Abair and popular swing Beach, will be open to the public May 25-27 in salute to
masters, The Royal Crown Revue, Memorial Day.
are set to headline the 2013 Les On Saturday, the Post
DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival, it was will serve fish dinners, with
announced by Artistic Director DeMerle at hushpuppies, slaw, and
the festival's recent Big Band Bash. baked beans from 4. 7 p.m.
A hugely successful performer who has for an $8 donation. Karaoke
sold over 500,000 albums as a solo artist, will follow from 7-11 p.m.
Abair will appear on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Oi Monday,the Post will
Omni Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. The' serve free hot dogs, hamburg-
Royal Crown Revue, who are often credited ers and potato salad on the
with leading'the swing music revival ofthe patiodfrom 1-4 p.m., following the downtown Memorial Day
1990's, will perform on Friday, Oct. 11, so at rememberance. Enjoy live music from 1-5 pm. All are invited
the Omni. Both shows will take place in the to attend. .;
resort's tented pavilign area.
-"We are very excited to have booked Memoral Daserce
these world class artists as headliners for The city of Fernandina Beach Memorial D0y Service, spon-
this year," said DeMerle, "and Fernandina sored by the Byrd-Wallace Post No. 4351 of the Veterans of
Beach can definitely look forward to some spectacula Mindi Abair, left, and the Foreign Wars, will be held Monday, May 27 at the Veterans
musicianship." Royal Crown Review, Memorial at the foot of Centre Street The service begins at 11
The festival, which will run from Oct 6-13, ill kick off above, will performat a.m. and will conclude at noon with the laying of the wreath in
a full week of musical events Oct. 6 with a Dixieland Jazz the Omni Amelia, Island the Amelia Rivetr. Public welcome.
Brunch, featuring DeMerle's Spare Rib Six with vocalist Plantation in October as
Bonnie Eisele, at David's Restaurant. That afternoon, the the headliners for the World War II at fort
annual free Amelia Park concert will present the TGIF US 2013 Les DeMerle Fort Clinch State Park will hosta Memorial Day weekend
Navy Brass Band from 4-6 p.m. ',, Amelia Island Jazz program on May 25 from 9 a.n to 5 p.m. and May 26 from 9
SAdditional events will include Jazz At te Movies on Festival. a.m. to 2 p.m. to honor the men and women who served in
Tuesday, Oct. 8, featuring the inspiration Pdocumentary, SUBMTED PHOTOS World War II. Visitors can explore military displays, view mem-
"Chops," Red White and Blues Night with the sensational orabilia and learn about thb uniforms, weapons, vehicles and
lifestyle of those who were part of the war during the 1940s.
JAZZ Continued on 2B w Admission to the park is $6 per vehicle at the front gate and
$2 per person to enter the fort. Children under 6 are free. For
information contact the park at 277-7274 or visit www.floridas-
wEveoning Codance t

Wesley McIntyre, a native of Nassau County, will aJaXazz Fest
.host "Inside/Out," an evening of dance "constructed The 2013 Jacksonville Jazz Festival runs through May 26 on
around emotions of the internal being." three stages in downtown Jacksonville. Performers include
McIntyre has studied the art of dance, "indulging BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown,
myself in the craftsmanship of expression through Euge Groove, Gerald Albright, Gregory Porter, Poncho
movement," since he was a youngster. Sanchez and. the Yellowjackets. For details visit the festival's
"My dance training began in Fernandina Beach at Facebook page.(,
Bean School of Dance and Gymnasticsi"dance Twitter ( and
forms of tap and jazz, then eventually transitioning Special components include Art in the Heart Downtown, an
into the genres of classical ballet, modern, contem- art show and sale, the JacksonvilleJazz Piano Competition pre-
porary dance and contemporary balletat Douglas sented by Keyboard Connection Pianos & Organs, Youth Jazz
Anderson School of the Arts andThe Uifiversity of Talent Showcase, jazz brunch, exhibits and displays. The
North Carolina School of the Arts," McIntyre noted Jacksonville Jazz Festival is free and open to the public unless
in an email. otherwise listed. VIP seating options are available at
He has performed in ballets such as'the
Jackgonville Symphony's Nutcracker, Copellia and..
Sleeping Beauty, which allowed himI,~the pportlunity Folk feMt
SUBMIED The 61st Florida Folk Festival is Memorial Day weekend,
Wesley McIntyre has choreographed Insi/Out," an evening of DANCE Continued on 2 today through May 26, on the banks of the SuwaneeRiver at
dance. '. Stephen Foster Cultural Centr State Park in White Springs.
-Advanch tickets are.$25=per day or-$.P4othe weekend for
adults or $30 and $60, respectively, at the gate. Weekend tick-
ets for ages six-16 are $5. Children under six admitted free.
LAST CALL Tickets are provided by Elevate Ticketing and can be pur-
L. ; i, CA L chased through the Florida Folk Festivalwebsite, www.flori- or Facebook page,
The last day of painter Susan www.facebook.comin/FloridaFolkFestival. For information call 1-
Henderson's exhibit at the Seventh 877-635-3655 or visit the website.
Street Gallery is Saturday from 9 a.m.-1
p.m. (during the downtown farmers' Blue Crab Fest.,
market hours). The 25th annual Blue Crab Festival willtake place in down-
If you missed the artist reception or town Palatka today through May 27, with free admission, enter-
last Saturday's open house, take this tainment and parking. Visit www bluecrabfestivalcom for
opportunity to see her latest suite of details. Highlights include a zip-lne and giant Gondola Ferris
work before the show closes. Wheel at the riverfront and $10 helicopter rides from' the city
The Seventh Street Gallery is located dock. The Memorial Day parade will start at 10 a.m. down St
at 14 S. Seventh St.- (across from Johns Avenue, followed by a ceremony at the amphitheater.
iAiLu's) in downtown-Fernandina. A$. Entry forms are on the website or call (386) 328-4021. The 24th
this is a historic property, it is not handi- Annual Blue Crab Festival Seafood' cook-off contest will be held
cap accessible. on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. in the entertainment tent. Rules
For questions, directions, and alter- and entry forms are at www.bluecrabfestivaLcom.
native viewing times, call 432-8330.
MEMORIAL Continued on 2B

TURTLE TALK May 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Main Beach Park. Bring UNION GARRISON
Join a park ranger and your bikes for the celebration. For more informaF
learn about the lifecycle tion call 277-7325. host aUin G ario eve .m.
of the sea turtle and the June 1 and 9 a.m.-noon June 2. This program will
importance of these crea allow visitors to interact with living historians to
tures on May 25 at 2 p.m. Looking for some fun? The experience life in the fort
at the multi-use trail Nassau Alcohol Crime and as it was in 1864. The
pavison bocater at t te Drug Abatement Coalition grouhds will be bustling
south beach area on Little (NACDAC) will host the first with soldiers in period
Talbot Island. No reservations are necessary and annual "Beach Blast" on June 1 costumes involved in fir-
the program is free with regular park admission, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Beach in Fernandina ing demonstrations.
For additionalinformation contact the Talbot Beach. Participants will compete in traditional marching drills, cooking
Islands Ranger Station at (904) 2512320. field day games such as sack races, the 50-yard and daily activities. Ladies

BICYCLE CrTY dash, tug of war and more.A new raving event .in their dresses. sutlers
called "Mass Chaos" will have hundreds of teens displaying their wares and
Join the city of Fernandina -- busy, all in one area, all doing something at the drummer boys bring every part of the Civil War
Beach for a ceremony desig- same time. This is a free event open to all Nassau era to life. Come join in this family friendly event.
nating the city as a Bonze I County middle and high school students. There Fees include the $6 per vehicle park entrance
Level Bicycle Friendly will be first- second- and third-place prizes for fee plus $2 per person fort admission. For infor-
Community by The League each event. To register visit nacdac:orgor just mation contact the park at 277-7274 or visit
of American Bicyclists on show up the day of the event. Call 277-3699.

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bar every Thursday, Friday and 12:30 a.m. Call 261-1000. Visit
SPECIAL EVENTS Women interested in join- Saturday at 6:30 p.m.; live entertainI-
ing the dub and who reside in. Back Home in lInliana, Game of ment nightly. Call 432-7086. Join them
A barbecue benefit for Nassau County (no matter Thrones, ritih Sea Songs, Chicago; on Facebook at courtyardpubandeats. I ce M.oo
Sharon Freeman, a long- how long they have lived What do these titles have i common? The Palace~Saloon, 117 Centre St.,
time Nassau County resi- here) are welcome-to attend. The Nassau Cromunity Band is prac- D v Schnockered Sunday; Ace Winn
dent recently diagnosed For information contact Lulu ticing them all. Grammy-nominated Aaron Monday; Buck Smih Project Tuesday;
with stage IV cancer, will be Elliott at luluelliott@hotmail Exciting concerts areplanned for the Bing performs live on alto saxophone at DJ in Uncle Charlie's Fridays and
held May 25 from 10 a.m.-5 .corn or 548-9807 (or other coming mot and they need more David's Restaurant and Lounge, 802 Saturdays.
p.m. at Ten Acres Kraft contact on the coffee commit- woowinds, brass, and percussionists Ash St., Wednesdays through Call Bill Childers at 491-3332 or
Athletic Club, 961023 tee), or visit www.newcomer- Intierested musicians ar welcome to Saturdays from 6-10 p.m. Call 310- email bill@
Buccaneer Trail, to help ft p b ektyThursday rehearsal 6049.
with medical expenses. "o n atteY\deS iho arorm
Enjoy barbecue dinners for The fourth annual Great Long tones begin at p.mCheckout TheSaltyPelica Bar & Gril, 12 N.
$10, raffles every hour, live Southern Tailgate Cook-Off their F book page, "Nassau Dog Star Tave, N. Second St Front St., trivia Wednesdays starting at
music all day and a silent auc- will fire up again on Aug. 23 Community Band," or emainfo as- presents SoulGravy, 930 p.m tonght; 7 .m. prime rib night Thursdays; and
tion. Buy a $10 raffle ticket-for and 24 on Amelia Island. sacommnband.c and ams ove, 9:30 p.mMay25 live music Fridays and SaturdaysCall
a chance to win a 2013 14- Barbecue cooking teams from Yand 4 p.m. May 26. 277-3811, ovisit The Salty Pelican Bar'
a rchance to win a 2013 14- Barbecue cooking teams from 'ori; III. iiNWs~yi^tll elllfi!p^^
foot Sea Ark boat and trailer. across the country will co- Every Tuesday is Working Cass and Grill onFacebook
To pre-order food or raffle tick- pete for cash, prizes and more than two decades as a Stiff, where music is played strictly from
ets; contact Melissa Freeman bragging rights. The event is a catalog of vinyl and 1000's of vinyl recos a
at 261-2089. held at Main Beach, where songs that e ingrained in availableto browse andpurchase Visit Sandy Bttos at Main Beach 291
Sthebeach meats the brisket. the pp co sciousness and countless Dog Star on Facebook and Atlantic Ave., trivia Mondays; The
The Everett P. Pope Visit www.gstailgate concertsfor millios of fans the Goo Reverbnationcom Call 2778 Macys Wednesdays ad line dancing
Detachment of the Marine cookoff.cor for information. Go Dolls continuveto tour i a2013. The Thursdays. Visit wwwsandybottom-
,Corps League will hold their band willT take the Forida Theatre stage Fo da House In f sa meliacom
annual picnic at KraftrTen Tickets are now on sale ion June 5 at p ckts $50, "Open Mike Night" is each Thursday Seabre
Acres starting at noon on for the second annual $4550,$40.50 and available athe from 7:30-1030 p.m in the Memaid e
June 1. Amelia Island Wine Festival, Florida Theatre box office (904 355 Bar hosted by local music&ah Terry Seabreeze Sports Bar, in the Days
All Nassau County hosted by the Amelia 2787 Ticketmadteocom and al Smpith. Musicians perform a couple of nn on Sadler Road, live music.
Marines and their families are Farmers Market. Ticketimaster outlets. songs and the audience ges to hear -
invited. The picnic is free of "Taste the Southern new talent. AppropriatrleC a ll S elSfs
charge. Hemisphere" will showcaseunon family. No cover charge Call Smith at Sheffields at ThePalace, 117 Cent e
a wines from Argentina, Chile, Sounds on Centre, presented by the (904) 412-7665, St. Speak Easy aturdays. Liktheir
The next Salt Cooking Australia, New Zealand and Hiso ric Femandina Business Facebook Page or ask your favorite
School theme is "Cooking South Africa on Oct. 12 from Association, will feature the Beeche bartender to ttyou the code word of
with JuliaChid," featuring 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Shops of Street Blues Band June 7, with tradition- The Green Turtle, 14 Thirdt the week to gain free entry every
French classics with a mod. Omni Amelia Island Planta- al and contemporar blues. ve music. Cal 321-2M24. Saturday night. The code word changes
rn approach, June 5-6. on. Wine ticket holders ($50 Concets are held the first Friday oferead weekly. DJ 007 ilspin late nightance
Pricing starts at $899 for one in advance/$60 at the gate) each month from 6-8 p.m on Centre c mixes, Doors open at $:30 p.m. Call Bill
guest and $1,259 for two. The will be able to sample dozens Street between Second and Font HammerhadBeach Ba 2045 S. Childers at 491-3332 or ema
schools are also offered a la of wines from over 20 winer- sueets Bring a chair and your dancing Fether Ave Live music Visit bill hepaacesa looncom
carte, without accommoda- ies and sample food by local shoes For informatin or to become a Hammerhead on Facebook. Cotact Beas e
tions, for $339 per person- restaurahts sponsor contact Madeline Richard at Chiders at bill@thepalacesalofn.coe
(inclusive). A la carte reserva- gThe Wine Walk is open to (904) 688-0880 or may GoMadyR Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S
tions must be paid for,at the everyone to shop for wine and For the complete schedule, visit IfltantGroove Fetcher Ave., tve musicn the tiki bar
time of booking. For informa- artisan-crafted treasures. The Instant Groove, featuring from 6-10 p.m nightly and 1-5 p.m.
tion visit www.ritzcarlton. Guests must be 21 to pur- Lawrence Holmes, Johnny Robinson Saturdays and Sundays. reggae
5com/aBheliislandn chase or consume alcohol, Scott Giddons and Sam Hamilton, plays Wdnesdays with PlPili; The Macy's in
S* I.D. required, and wine and Pablos 12 N Second St. each Thursday night at The Rtz- the lounge Friday and Saturdays 6-10
Nassau Health Foods food sampling are available Fernandina Beach, hosts a jazz jam Caton, Aelia sland. ress is casua p.m.,trivia Mondays and Thursdays at
will host a wine tasting with only With a ticket. For details from 7-10 p.m. the frst Wednesday of Fo information call Holmes at 556 7:30p.m wthtJ Dve and shag dan-
Florida's own Island Grove or to purchase tickets visit each month. Msicians may sit in for 6772. ing Sundays from 4-7 p.m music night-
Winery on June 8 from 3-6 or call one song o the whole night. Join the ly from 9 prt-1 a.m. in the Breakers
p.m. Island Grove Wine. 4914872. mailing list by emailing beechflyer@bel es Lounge. Cal 277-6652.Visit wwwslid
Company specializes in fine south net. tKane's Irish Pub and Eatery, ersseside com Join Slideras o
blueberry wines using the THEATER 31 Centre S t, free' rivia each Facebooknd Twitter
freshest blueberries from their M onday at 7:30 p, m.; wine tastin2g thr th
very own Florida plantations. St. Marys Little Theatre sesAdut "BYOB" third Tuesday at6:30 p.m, Wi ith 10 t -G w
The winery is located in -will hold auditions for Twilight Tours are held Friday and ines for $10along withcheese and The Surf Restaurant and Bar 3199
North Central Florida, south- "You're aGood Man, Saturday. Tickets are $29 perperso at crackersand live entertainment South FetcherAv live entertainment
east of Gainesville in Alachua Charlie Brown" on June 2 1 North Front tournament everTuesday at 70 1-5 p.m weekends and 5 p every
County. For decades, Alachua from 2-4 p.m. at Theatre by call 261-9972 or book online at p.m; Dan Vol Tuesdays from 7:30 dy on the deck Trivia Tuesdays at 6
County has been the heart of the Trax, 1000.Osborne 1130 p.m.; Gabriel old plays p.m; DJ Ro and Texas oldem poker
Florida blueberry producion Road in St. Marys, Ga. Sundays during brunch from 11 aon ednesdays Cal2615711 and visit
and remains so today, produc- Roles to be filled include.m; Texas Holdem poker in the game their Facebook pag
ing 25 percent of the entire Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy The Crtyard Pub & Eats, 316 rm at 6 p.m., registration begins at
.state's production of this fla Van Pelt, Linus Van Pelt, Sally Centre St, features Dan Vol in the 5:30 p.m.; the DavisTunerand and s to
vorful fruit. Island Grove blue-, Brown, ScVoedpr, Franklin, courtyard Sunday evening weather Thursday from 830 pm-midnight and AEd Pe
,berry wines ae iar f~mm i' Pn 'Spperrreiipt at, the p lano ay an S ay n :30 p.-
no grape juice.or flavorings Woodstock. All parts call for
used and are very low in sul- adults or teenagers except for and may be purchased online Ing several art classes for them. Contact Andrea Lasser- information or call 261-7020.
fites. They also produce sev- Rerunand Woodstock, which at www.ameliacomnrinitythe- kids and adults. Clay for re to ;register -at 556-3804.
eral tantalizing fruit blends calls for children ages 8-11. or by calling 261.- Kids, for ages 5-12, is June 3 MUSEUM
including Backporch Peach, Prepare a song (preferably 6749. The theatre is located and 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The Nouveau Art Show
Southern Strawberry Grape, from the musical "Charlie at 207 Cedar St. Fee is $36. Students will cre- "Wildlife" is on view One ticket, four pubs, a
b1old Blackberry, Crisp Green Brown") to perform. ate pinch pots and coil pots through May at the Island- wealth of historical informa-
Apple and Rustic Raspberry. Performances are in RT WORKS .. while learning the basics of Art Association Gallery, 18 Lion.about downtown
Call 277-3158 for information. September. For more informa- clay making in this two-day N. Seond St. Fernandina and a good time
S*n* tion call (912) 729-1103. The theme for the next workshop. Painting for Kids, Judge for this show was for all. Join the Amelia Island
The Fernandina Harbor * Island Art Association for ages 5-12, is June 1-0 and lo6al naturalist Pat Foster Museum of History Thursdays
Marina will present its Amelia Community Nouveau Show will be 11 from 9:30-11:30-a.m Fee Turley. Winners are Best of at 5:30 p.m, to tour four of the
Annual Boat Show, free of Theatre presents "Father of "Watervidws." Membership is $36. Students with Show, Barbara Fuller; First town's most popular historic
charge, on June 8, National the Bride" June 13-15,20-22 is not required to submit your acrylic paints-as well as oil Place, Richard Hultberg; pubs and bars. One ticket will
Marina Day. The event is for and 27-29 at 8p.m. and artwork in any medium on pastels and canvas to create Second Place, Norma getyou one drink at each
all ages and will be held from June 23 at 2 p.m. June 3 from 9 a.m-noon at a multitude of fun art.. Wine McLeod; Third Place, Randi establishment and an earful of
10 a.m.-3 p.m. For information A popular movie, this is the the IAA Gallery, 18 N. Second glass painting for adults is. McCollum; and Honorable colorful tales about the places
visit w funny and familiar comedy of St. This is a juried show with June 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m Mention, Georganna MulliS, you visit. Tickets are $25 per
Sa father at his wit's end as his cash awards. For more infor- Fee is $30.,Create a uniquely Lizbeth Krawiecki, Diane person (must be 21, must
The Newcomers Club of daughter's wedding grows mation go to painted piece of stemware for Hamburg, Judith Bouchard, show ID); Reservations
Amelia Island will host its larger and more expensiveby www.islandart.Qr. yourself or a spdcial s6me- Ann Kemp and Bonnie required. Contact Thea at
Smonthly coffee on June 13 the day. Tickets are $20 for *.* one. step designs are Cameron. 261-7378, ext.105 or
at 10:d0 a.m. adults and $10 for students Andrea Lasserre is offer- provided for those who need Visit for

DISH MANETaWORK A otinufrom IB for being the.featured saxo- overall sense of fun." Late Night with Conan
h DISlH NETWORK J Continued from 1B phonist on American Idol for The Royal Crown Revue O'Brien, The Today Show and
Starhlh al blues aggregation, DieDra the 2011 and 2012 seasons. (RCR) was founded in .1989 in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The
Installatllol -Wednesday, and Latin Jazz has toured the U.S. with Eddie Nichols and Mando formed live with Bette Midler
PLUS 30 Pemium Mnvie Chamels Night with the hot dance Aerosmith as their only saxo- Dorame out of their love of and composed the original
,, FREE for 3 Months group, El Niflo and the Latin phonist since 1973, sat in for a Rockabilly, Punk, Jazz, Blues, theme for the WB Network's
S CALL 1J888-03-681 gz:A da Knights, on Thurs-day, night' with Bruce Springsteen Soul and other'styles of roots 1999 television season as well.
AL,,8 ... Oct. 10, plus a traditional clos- at the 'famed Beacon Theater, oriented music. After releas- A not for profit 501(c) (3)
ing event- the Smooth Jazz -and even taken over the saxo- ing its first album on BYO corporation, the Les DeMerle
5 1. Brunch featuring AJJF-all- phone chair for two shows Records, the band signed with Amelia Island Jazz Festival
I stars with Mike Levine and with Paul Shaffer and the Late Warner Bros.- distributes proceeds toward a
special guest saxophonist Show with David Letterman; Currently, RCR's lineup is scholarship program to fund
9 1 6 Jesse Jones Jr. in the Sunrise As a solo artist, she,has led by singer 1NTichols, tenor college educations for aspir-
__ Cafe at the1Omni on Stunday, carved out her own brand as saxophonist/arranger/writer ing jazz musicians.
___Oct. 13. Additionally, Jazz in "the rocker of the jazz world," Mando Dorama, and drum- Tickets are available at
4 9 6 1 the Schools programs, clinics, and she adds a refreshingly mer Daniel Glass. The band www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.c
__ jam sessions and more will unique voice to an exciting continues to play to capacity om or can be purchased at
take place before and during new generation of crossover crowds in Australia, Europe The UPS Store, 1417 Sadler
7 festival-week. artists. According to fAZZIZ and the U.S. RCR has also Road, 277-0820, and the
-........... .One of the most recogniza- ,Magazine, "Mindi Abair is No. made nurperous film, televi- AIFBY Chamber of
9 62ble jazz born players in the 1 for her original sound, per- sion, radio and print appear-. Commerce Gateway to
U.S., Abair is also well known fect melodies, grooves and ances, including "The Mask," Amelia, 261-3248.

1 m MEMOIAL National Endowment for the extend this free admission to Stan Walker and Willie
36 1 4 .Arts, Blue Star Families, the include retired military fami- Hammett will perform in a
Continued from 1B Department of Defense and lies as well. Valid military Memorial Day concert,
1 8 5 Bletr su -more than 1,800 museums identification is required. Call "''hanks for the Memories,"
Blue stamuseum across America to offer free (904) 356-6857 or visit from 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 26 at
The Cummer Museum of admission to all active duty the monthly dinner/dance at
Q9 1 Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside military personnel and their the Jekyll Island Club Grand
5 9 1 Ave., Jacksonville, is taking families starting May 25 Jekyll conlCelt Dining Room, on Jekyll
S part in Blue Star Museums, a through Labor Day on Sept. 1. John Thomas, Ernie Island, Ga. For reservations
: -staeMal, collaboration among the The Cummer will also Ealum of Fernandina Beach, call (912) 635-5155.
Fillinthesquaresso 6 4 9 2 1 8 5 7 3
Kthateachrow.column 3 7 1 6 5 4 2 9 8
and 3by-3box DANCE C McIntyre has also had the and June 1 at Boleros t fundraiser to help raise
and t b s 2 5 8 7 3 9 4 6 1 -Contnuedfrom privilege of taking part in a Cultural Center, 10131 money for McIntyre's transi-
contain the numbers 4 6 7 1 8 3 9 2 5 to train and perform with three-month intensive with Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, tion back to school at the
I through 9. Solution world-renowned choreogra- the famous Alvin Alley and June 8 at The Peck University of North Carolina
-will appear in the 1 2 5 4 9 7 8 3 6 phers and companies such as American Dance Theatre in Auditorium, 516 South 10th School of the Arts in comple-
We e8 ,9 3 5 2 6 "1 4 7 Alonzo King Lines Ballet of New York City. He currently St., Fernandina Beach. tion of his Bachelor of Fine
Wednesday San Francisco and the Mark resides in Nassau County and Dance works will include Arts Degree in Dance.
B-sectin,. 5 3 4 8 7 2 6 1 9 Morris Dance Group, Doug is the grandson of Mr. and "concepts of relationship, reli- For more information con-
We a M 2 9 16 3 4 5 7 8 2 Elkins Dance Company and Mrs. Leo Green. gion and other issues that tug tact Wesley McIntyre at
Wednesday, May 22 Larry Kegwin, all of New The "Inside/Out" perform- on our everyday lifestyles," Mclntyre.Wesley@yahoo.
Solution 7 8 2 9 6 1 3 5 4 York City, just to name a few. ances will take place May 31 said McIntyre. This event is a com.

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Legacy Baptist Church will host a one-day VBS First Assembly of God, 302 Network provides a hot,
on June 1 from 9 am.- 2:30 p.m. for ages 4-12. The South 14th St, Fernandina The Amelia Island Bible Bee is excited to antnouc the begin- nutritious dinner four
theme is "Bible Boot Camp," a fun-filled camping Beach, will be sponsor a yard sale ning of the 2013 Bible Bee seasonl nights a week at the
adventure including Raging River, Sleepy Mountain today and May 25 starting at 8 With just 24 Bible memory cards and engaging Bibl studies for Salvation Army Hpe
and Hidden Cave. There-will be crafts, recreation, a.m. For more information call the entire family, the Bible Bee is a great addition to ayamilys House, Ninth and Date
music, a Bible story, lunch and refreshments and 261-6448. summer Family registration runs through May 31 and study mat streets, for the island's
rials will he released on June L Every registered youngneedy. The
lots of fun. A pre-registration hot dog supper will FrierdS& Famili r e lee ry IN cohpmeless and needy.The
be held. May 31 at 6 p.m. ien ait es receiveable, ripturemeory a nducte IDN comprises local
The church is located at its temporary home in Prince Chapel A.M.E. Church. riculumaThrt a ore churches.
the Nassauville Volunteer Fire. Department, 941328 95189 Hendricks Road, TT1eAm hiland Ble Bee will be holding month funThe group is looking
Old Nassauville Road. Call Pastor Jeff Whitaker at Nassauville, will celebrate its activitie in preration for the local contest whichwll be held on for more churches that
753-0731. annual Day of Friends and Aug. 24 at eliBatistChrch.- would like to serve din-
Families at 4 p.m. on Sunday, ThShelby Kennedy Foundation, it organners one night a month.
ONeal Memorial May 26 with the Rev. G.L Glover Small churches can part-
SO'Neal Memorial Baptist Church, 474257 SR of First A.M.E. Church in Palm thro nh Bible y memort ae p ner with others.
200 East in O'Neil;will convene a youth arts camp Coast delivering the sermon. All Natonal BCall Ailene Wood at
from 8 a.m. to noon, June 10 through July 19. The are welcome. The Rev. Godfrey e competition challengom ages seven to 491-4900 for information.
camp is open to all children ages 5 through 12. Taylor, pastor. Bro. Charles L Bible knowledge and memori at local conests
Two free meals, breakfast and lunch, are provided Albert, Pro Tem. round he country at end of August, and then at a n al The Yulee Interfaith
for allyouth through age 18. Call 261-4186 for infor- Medttattonnservlcew in o r oe t l itcble trom Dinner Network, spton-
mation. Meditation sored by the Coalition for
Unity Church of Fernandina Competition earn 60000 in cash prizes, r awardsthe Homeless of Nassau-
Amelia Baptist elcomes one and all to a unity, Larn ore about t National Eible Beand rgister at County, serves a healthy.
Face your fears at Colossal Coaster World, an message and meditation service w BibleBeeorg. dinnerto anyone in need
exciting week of VBS at Amelia Baptist Church Sunday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. atthe every Tuesday and
June 10-14. Kids will learn to face their fears and Dome Healing Center, 5024 First be dropped off at St. Peter's (coffee and donuts served at 9 Thursday from 5-7 p.m..'
trust God through Bible stories, crafts, motivating Coast Hwy., Fernandina Beach. Episcopal Church parish office, a.m.) with morning worship at The Yulee IDN is located
music, and games. The adventure takes place from For more information call Chris 801 Atlantic Ave., Monday 10:30 a.m. Midweek service is behind the Old Yulee
9 a.m.-noon each day. Children ages three through Dillon at 310-6502 or Marcia through Thursday from 9 a.m.-4 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., with a light Middle School, at US 17
fifth grade are invited to come on down for free and Brown at 415-0822. p.m., meal'served at 5:30 p.m. All are and Pages Dairy Road.
fantastic ride of a lifetime. Call the church at 261- invited for good preaching, Look. for the banner and'
9527 for details. Pre-registration available. TuesdaywoI lp Youth night singing and wonderful Christian signs .
Salvation Army Hope House First Assembly of God, 302 fellowship. For information call For information or to'
First Presbyterian invites you to join them each South 14th St., Fernandina (904) 753-0731. volunteer, call 556-2496 dr
Fiist Presbyterian Church will offer Vacation Tuesday at noon for the Weekly Beach, invites you to bring your visit their website,
Bible School in the Anchor at 515 Centre St., June Worship Service. Katrina, teens ages 13-20 to Shift Youth aiZes c
10.14. Kingdom Rock is for kids going into kinder- Robinson Wheeler of Covenant Ministries on Saturdays at 6:30 The on dn,
garten through fifth grade in the fall and will run Community Church will share a p.m. Youth Pastor Andrew Harper Amelia Island is growing. There YBC
from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Register at powerful Gospel message on for- is an anointed young man with a are now three churches offering pMUy For informa- giveness on Tuesday, May 28. passion for:the souls of the teens services: Memorial United Yulee. Baptist Church
tion call 261-3837. For more information, call 321- in the community. Call 261-6448 Methodist, St. Michael's Catholic, Food Pantry 85971
Scp ihll Baptist 0435 or stop by the Hope House, for more information. and St. Peter's Episcd*al. The Harts Road in Yulee, is
Springhill.aptist located at 410 S. Ninth St. Taiz6 community is ecumenical, open to everyone to assist
Springhill Baptist Church SonWest Roundup D/iLcusion g[OUpS In order to help interested people with food needs. Hours '
VBS will be Monday through Friday, June 10-14, Taiz.WOrship Memorial United Methodist keep track of when and where are Tuesdays from 6:30-
from 6-8 p.m., for kids entering first through sixth Memorial United Methodist Church invites you to join them services are being held, there is 8:30 p.m., and Wednesday
grade in the fall. Saddle up your horses and get on Church hosts a community Taiz6 for open discussionfof Biblical now a website at and Thursday from 2-4 '
over to SonWest Roundup. Out in the wide-open worship service at Trinity United views on current events. Three Please visit this site for a com- p.m. For information call
spaces, kids will discover a colorful town where all Methodist Church, 715 Ash St., Faithlifnk Encounter groups meet plete schedule of Taiz6 services, 225-5128.
the excitement of the Wild West awaits. There'll be the first Sunday of each month at weekly and all are welcome. and information about this com-
snacks, games, music, crafts and amazing true sto- 6 p.m. Taiz6 features soft music, Sunday morning's group meets at munity. If you click on"Follow eirgcypany
ries that point you and your kids to Jesus. quiet worship and a communion 11 a.m. in MH402 (Maxwell Hall). Amelia Island Taiz6 Via email" O'Neal Memorial
Register at or by table where all are welcome. The Two groups meet on Wednesdays and give your email address, you Baptist Church, 474257 :
calling the church office at 261-4741. Parents must -next service is June 2. at 6 p.m. one group is located at will be notified of any schedule SR 200 East, offers an
bring their children into the Family Life Center r O'Kanes Irish Pub on.Centre, changes or announcements of emergency food pantry .
each evening for check-in. Children are encour- UestspeAer Street and the other group mieets special events. You can always for families and individu-
aged to wear cowboy/cowgirl clothing, but no play Walid Shoebat is a Palestinianf at the Partin Center (white house unsubscribe at the bottom of any als in crisis. NQ income
guns or weapons of any kind are allowed; This is a American Christian who convert- located on. the MUMC property). of these emails if you wish. Your eligibility required. For -
friendly town. The church is located at 941017 Old :ed from Islam. He has been a reg- For more information, contact comments are welcome. assistance call 277-2606 br
Nassauville Road. ular guest on the Sean Hannity Pastor Hollie at hollie@mumcon: t261-4186.
rshow and is the author of several Youth miniister
FistBaptiSt bestselling books, including Why E I Youth Minister Andrew Food donations
Online registration is already under way for this I Left Jihad and God's War on enngserviceS Harper of First Assembly of God The Fernandina Beach
year's Vacation Bible School, which, promises a Terror. Walid also lectures Miracle Faitl Church f God, 302 South 14th St., Church of Christ is col-
. we blundanl advehigf-c't SonSurf Beach Basi'H o 'ih dangers of radical Islamic 87688 Roses Bluff Road in ulee, ings,' ax te l et. il~mi jor oi n
VBS. Five life-changing Bible verses including and the importance of supporting offers evening services at 6 p.m. you are between 13 and .20 years heed. A barrel is cited
John 14:6 will help kids understand who Jesus is Israel. the first and third Sunday of each old and need direction and pur- at Amelia Island Storage
an'd why they need Him. At SonSurf Beach Bash Walid will share his life story month. Other service times are pose to your life, come and enjoy for donations. Canned,
VBS, kids learn that there is only one truth: Jesus. at New Life Christian Fellowship, Sunday School at 10 a.m., moi- music, prayer and ministry by dry and boxed food as
Parents may sign up their kids now onlineat 2701 Hodges Blvd., Jacksonville, ing worship at 11:15 and Tuesday youth for youth, well as personal items or stop by the Children's Desk on June 2 at 10 a.m. Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Everyone. r t,, s d such as soap, toothbrush-
on Sunday. As a kick-off to this year's SonSurf VBS, is invited to come and worship. IUUpstUUy es, toothpaste, etc., are
First Baptist Church will hold an outdoor event on English classeS Bishop W.J. Franklin, pastor. An interfaith study group is' needed.
June 16 at 6 p.m. Come for the fun;including First Assembly of God, 302 forming in.Fernandina Beach to Call 261-9760 for morei
includes hotdogs, popcorn and games. First Baptist South 14th St, Fernandina N ewchUrcd explore and learn about all reli- information.
is at 1600 S. Eighth St. in Fernandina Beach. Beach, hosts free English classes Legacy Baptist Church with gions, faiths and spiritualities to
*MNew Life Bapt'st for Spanish speaking people on Pastor Jeff Whitaker invites you gain a better understanding of Foodbt nk
NeS- Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. For infor- to come be a part of a new'and similarities between all beliefs' The Yulee United
New Life Baptist Church, 464069 SR 200, Yulee; mation contact Anna Sahlman at growing church in the Nassau- and how this knowledge relates Methodist Church Food:
is registering for Vacation Bible School. The "403-1982 or call 261-6448. .ville community. Legacy Baptist to our own spiritually and the Bank, 86003 Christian
theme is "Investigation Destination," with classes Church is meeting at itsitempo- effects globally and universally. Way, is available to any-'
for ages 2-3 years, K4-K5, first-third grades and Supplies needed rary location at the Nassauville The group will meet at 10 alm. one in need, Wednesdays
fourth-sixth grades. VBS will be held July 8-12 from The Fernandina Beach Volunteer Fire Station at 941328 every other Tuesday. from 10 a.m. to noon.
6-8 p.m. Contact the church office at 261-4818 to Interfaith Dinner Network is in Old Nassauville Road, Fernan- RSVP to Dawn Grant at (904) Other times please call for
register. If there is no answer, please leave a mes- need of donations of paper goods dina Beach. Services on Sunday 753-0640 or email dawn@dawn- an appointment at 225-
sage'and someone will get back with you. and cleaning supplies. Items may are Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. grantcom. 5381.


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(wealdy communion alt 8 am) Nursery provided for all services 96 d in Yulee Heart ofAlPeople Encounte Youth Group ..hB~ -0 0pm t Worhip on Sundays at 10 4 m
Contamporain Warship ..9:30 am In Maxwell Hall Small group studies-Adults 6pm NewVisio Sunday New Members Class 9 a.m. W Narsa.y .ad Chlidren' Cua rd, provided
Sunday School for sill Ages. 9:30 am & 11 am Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm 225-0539 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. T36 Bonnleview Road acI Grups meet on Wednaday eenings lt
w w eda a r faml. m Preschool and .Children Activities Morning Worship 11 a.m. 04- 1-411 ernandin asd. IGgland &Hlee.
WednesdayDinner(Aug-May)..........4:45pm 961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL 1 Wenesday Noon-dayPrayer Nursery provided Mes,. Wolens and Youth mnistrim
I. : Cooer~rof Bu~ccar & GoObing RoadFsrmandin i (Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9p.m. 849. Min Rd. (l u (als Middlie Schoo)
For More Infonnaaion Calli 261-9527 II:I'Mi, ie: Bus &YVan' Couples, Singles, Flind nu n. Facehonkt nWogreSot, a, l.u. 6

Fernandina Beach Sunday Service 10:30 am 261-6220 "W/tr Jesus isLa HisLoisShored"
nSudayServiees SUNDAY WORSHIP Bible Study ,9:30 amn Van Power Sunday School........ 9:30 am
9H5 amand its a ~m. 9:00 Life Groups Wednesday Service... 7:00 pm Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:30 am Wednesday Prayer Sece .... 7:00 pm
You are Welcome herel 10:15 AM & 6:00 PM Sunday School9:15am Wednesday Bible Study.......:, 7:30 pm
Call Pastor Victor Rosser 36 ,, N ha. laiod Wednesday 6:30 PM 85031 Landover Drive Sunday Evening Worship Service 6:00 pm Rev. William Goode, Ir. Pastor
For Info 904-430-3777 ... ,o 904-261-3617 Yulee, FI AWANA Wednes~day 6:30- 8:30 pm Re5. Piliwoode, Jr Pasto g ste tli F B Fit ,St CO. i 904.225.4860"W ryckbedscom FBCul

4B FRIDAY. MAY 24.2013 News-Leader

Amrnerica'sYouth Wonders Week and Under the Boys& (GisClubs up. The Fantastic All-Star Troop 89
Sea. Times are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (call Cheerleading program is for Boy Scout Troop 89 meets each Monday,
America's Youth, Inc., 907 about extended care until 3 Boys & Girls Clubs in Nassau mini-team ages 5-11 and 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Adam Kelley Scout Hut,
South 11th St., will host "Camp p.m.). Part-time (3 days/week) is County will offer Summer Camp junior/senior team ages 12-18. South 13th Street Troop 89, sponsored by..
America" from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $65 and full-time is $95 (5 programs June 10-July 26 for Location is 96070 Chester Road Fernandina Beach Rotary Club continuously for
May 28-Aug. 7. Breakfast, lunch days/week). Call 261-1161 or go ages 6-18, with an emphasis on (behind Publix in Yulee). 75 years, has a strong record for helping mold
and dinner served. Registration to participation, fun and exposure Call 225-0022 or email boys through team work in camping, canoeing,
is $150. Call 624-5383 or email y- to a range of activities and field or visit hiking, backpacking, bicycling and through indi- Canlp Eplore trips. In addition, the "Read vidual endeavors in communications, personal
Fernandina Beach Christian Across" program sends a clear fitness and other life-skill areas. For more infor-
Step by Sep ,Academy at First Baptist Church message that reading is impor- KinderstudiOS mation, contact Scoutmaster Dan Matricia at
Step by Step Learning on South Eighth Street offers tant and fun. The staff to member Kinderstudios is offering 277-9611 or come to the Scout Hut during meet-
Centers I and II offer camp pro- summer camps. Hours are 9 a.m. ratio is 1:20. Discbunts available art/theater/music camps from 9 ing times.
.grams for all ages including to noon unless otherwise noted. for multiple children. a.m.-3 p.m. July 1-5, Willy Wonka; start
tutoring, reading programs, flag Minimum 20 campers. Fee per Camp concludes with a clos- July 8-12, Matilda; July 13-19, HCaU
football, soccer shots, music and camp is $10(d and includes T- ing celebration.- Contact the Tangled; and July 22-26, Mama Peck Head Start of Fernandina Beach/Yulee
dance, arts and crafts, science shirt. Lunch provided. Visit Miller Boys & Girls Club in Mia. Each week concludes with a is now enrolling children ages 3-5 for the 2013-
-experiments, exercise class and Nassauville at 261-1075. For the performance Friday at 2:30 p.m. 14 school year. For more information contact
board games.. Field trips include m or contact Shannon Hogue at Roberts Learning & Camps are split into three classes Brenda Haffner at 491-3631 or 491-3630.
fun, movies and educational des- shannon.hogue@fbcaknights. Achievement Center in by age, limit 15 per class. Fee isO aiti
,tinations. Breakfast, lunch and com. Fernandina, call 491-9102. $150 per week/$500 for all four JSYO auditions
snack included. Camps begin Pirates and Princess Camp, weeks, with 20 percent discount. Auditions for the Jacksonville Symphony
May 28. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ages 4-5, is June 3-7. Jr. Camp Dance camp for siblings. Must bring lunch Youth Orchestra (JSYO) will take place May 28-
Children may be dropped off ear- Explore is June 10-14 for upcom- St, Marys Little Theatre, Lisa and extra water. Payment due by 31 and June 1-2 at Florida State College at
lier. Both schools also are ing-K to upcoming second grade. Allen Dance Works and The May 31. Jacksonville South Campus, in Building M2 near
enrolling VPK for the 2013-14 Sr. Camp Explore, June 24-28, is Friese Studio of Music will offer Visit the studio at 1897 Island the west parking lot in the large ensemble room
school year. Bring proof of age for upcoming third to upcoming Summer Musical Theatre Camp Walk Way #4 to pick up registra- on the first floor. Visit www.jaxyouthorchestra.
and residency. Call Center 1 at fifth grade. Jr. Fiesta Spanish June 10-14 and June 17-21 from 9 tion forms. Call 415-0954. com/auditions/to view the guidelines, including
277-8700 and Center 2 at 261- Camp, June 24-28, is for upcom- a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 5-16.Register A LT for each JSYO ensemble. To apply for an audi-
6030. ing kindergarten to upcoming through May 20. Tuition is $185 4-H t campS tion visit and click
second grade. Sr. Fiesta Spanish per person. Non-refundable reg- .4-H camps offered by the on the Auditions tab to get started. For informa-
iee House Camp, June 24-28, 12:30- 3:30 istration fee is $25. For informa- UF/IFAS Nassau County tion call (904) 354-5479, ext. 221.
Tree House Academy, 2120 p.m., is for upcoming third to tion, call (912) 673-9161.. Extension Service include an
Will Hardee Road, Fernandina, upcoming sixth grade. overnight camp in Madison, July Choral camp concert
::offers a summer enrichment pro- Data BuSterS 15-19 for ages 8-13 where learn- The public is invited to the CMS Choral
:ggram based on the state tCam p Data Busters Summer Youth ing.opportunities are related to a Camp."Showing What We've Learned" mini-con-
,:approved curriculum, Beyond O'Neal Memorial Baptist. Computer Camp is June 17-July topics like: nature, science, cert at Callahan Middle School on June 13 at
.Centeirs & Circle Time and the Church, 474257 SR 200 East in 26 at FSCJ in Yulee. Students shooting sports, kayaking; health 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria (aka Soda Shoppe).
"book Amelia A to Z. The summer O'Neil, willconvene a youth arts' ages 14-16 have an opportunity to and more. Day camps inclhdes The group includes Callahan Intermediate and
twill be spent exploring Amelia camp from 8 a.m. to noon, June earn money and win a computer "It's Alive Outside" and "Animal Bryceville Elementary rising fifth graders and
Island. Children must be five or 10-July 19, open to all children or laptop. Camp" for ages 5-10; a cooking exiting eighth graders as well as current CMS
.plder and graduates of VPK, ages 5 through 12. Two free They work 10 hours/week at and craft camp called "Spice it Rambler Chorus members.
kindergarten, first or second meals, breakfast and lunch, $7,.79/hour and take two comput- Up" for ages 9 and up; and a See the students perform and enjoy an ice
:grade. Hours are 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. are provided for allyouth er classes (5 hours/week) and robotics camp using the Gear cream float RSVP to CIS music teacher Mary
.Monday-Friday. Tuition is $130 through age 18. Call 261-4186 for- two job training days (5 hours Tech 21 Robotics program for Ann Sails at (904)"879-1114, ext. 3223, or salis-
per week and includes breakfast, information, each) and attend a professional ages 11-15. so she has enough ice
lunch, snack and most field trips,. development day op Friday. Dates and registration infor- cream and desserts on hand.
Reservation fee is $60 for one ctOId camp Transportation is provided from mation are at "Cu IUlim Convention
child/$75 per family. The acade- Callahan Middle School is the Northeast Florida or call the UF/IFAS Extension u U
my also is accepting VPK enroll- looking for students to be in the Community Action Agency at office at (904) 879-1019. Home Education Resources & Information
ment for the 2013-14 school year. CMS Rambler Chorus for the 1303 Jasmine St. to FSCJ in c (HERI) is hosting the 2013 Curriculum
Call 432-7078. Visit www.thacade- 2013-14 school year. It is an after- Yulee. Participants must meet SUm eIrprogramiS Convention at the Prime E Osborn Convention school extra-curricular activity low-income and academic Early Impressions, behind Center in Jacksonville June 28-29 from 9 a.m.-6
I- p and meets Wednesdays from requirements. Deadline is May, Verizon in Yulee, offers weekly p.m. This event is open to all and will offer work-
p CaP.3:15-5 p.m. Music teacher Mary 31. Contact Janeecee Johnson at summer programs; arts and shops on homeschooling for the new home-
I The Amelia Island Parent Co- Ann Salis is also sponsoring a 261-0801, ext. 204. karate camps; dance, cheer, jazz, schooler and veteran. HERI is a nonprofit organ-
Operative Preschool, 5040 First CMS Summer Choral Camp to and hip hop camps. A Princess ization located on the west side of Jacksonville
Coast Hwy., is offering six one- help develop singing and sight .yIlaUCS campS Party is scheduled, a Potluck in and serving homeschoolers in Northeast
iweek summer camps, June 3-July reading skills, June 10-13 for cho Fantastic Gymnastic Summer the Park, a Karate Showcase, Florida.
19 for ages'3-5. Themes are Lets, rus members. The end of camp Camps are June 24-27 and July dance recital, two graduations Early registration for non-HERI members is
. .Get Physical, Fairy Princpss &_' will feature a concert on June 13 .23-26 firom 9 a.m.-noon. Discount and more. Visit www.earlyim- $32 (per family) or $42 at the door. Visit
Superhero Training Capip, .' at 5:30 p.m. for the public. Call offered for both camps. Fee is fdr details, call
Heading for the Wild, Wild West, Salis at (904) 879-3606. ext. 3223 :$85 for registered gymnast or, 432-7146 or visit 464073SR 200, index.public.cfm?memberid=1083 or email heri-
Little Space Travelers, Natural for details. $95 non-registered. Ages 4 and Unit 14.

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The Historic Fenandina Business Association is working to

--'i raise funds to pay for this year's Fourth of July fireworks in

Our city has a tradition of celebrating our nation's birthday

HI 4 TH. UL Y!!

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013/News-Leader 5h





Students of the Month
Congratulations to these exemplary Fernandina Beach Middle School students for being selected by theirteach
ers as Students of the Month.
Students of the Month for May, above, include, front row from left, Trey Walsh, Gradcie Hopkins, Courtney Gill,
Lbgan.Hardy, Jordan Felton, Sally Sellers and Andie Parker; Back row are Kile Stafford, Destiny Cofiwell, Katrin
Motes, Justin Murray and Stephen Benge.

Ideipau, Erica Foote, Trey Stafford and Ashley Reed. Not pictured are Nick flower and Tommy Dziepak.. .
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On May 9 the gifted for frontlasses from Bryceville, CallahanHenefild Aiston Golding,

anceMau rer, Jenna Edwards and Bridget Powell. Back row areSpencer PuentesChritian Over, Faith

hoor were explained as rknights on horseback competedH
in torament games of skill.The rnts cheered aseed. Not pictu are mmy

their knights clashed with opponenits R an authenticl
Medieval Times .........A'

jousting tournament. :It was a living history lesson set b
withiOn May 9 the gifted classes from Bcentury-styl caville. Students
And Hilliard Elementary and Callahan Intermediate Back row are Jacob
attended The Medieval Times dinner show in Orlasdo. A A
They parti~cipated in an educational matinee perform- VA

ancserfs and wenches served a feast fit for a king. castBovill and Maggie Matthews. Not pictured is PhebeSernaker
about life in the MioIdle Ages. Knighthood, chivalry and
honior were, explained as knights on horseback cQmpeted I A
in',tournament games of skill. The stu.ets cheered'as "' ".
their knights clashed with opponents intan authentic

ousng tournament. It was A living history lesson setof
Earthwithin the walls of an 1th century-style castle. Students

Michael :
Academy part-
'Of '.'Cehre~jship _,,,eof the Month for March include, frontrowfrom left, HanfiA G iind,' An'i BMeW`lf
swo e~hv -o skil wII te castle's Collins and Emily Colson. Back row are Annie Tanner, Jacob Schebeclur' Nfcklh umne,- rihr s~dinoJerm

nered with
Kohs Cares for :serfs and wenches served a feast fit for a king. Bovill and Maggie Matthews. Not pictured is PhoebeSernaker.

a beach cleanup
at Peters Point'
Ion Aceleriao
Isahnd. Students,

teachers and
parents joined
emnployees, from
Kohl's as they
.,worked together
to be.autify the
beach, aboveap
and left.

tMonday Mannersa
Students at Fernandina Beach Christian Academypa en joine

.receive daily table etiquette lessons. Then students who !
edisplay their best manners throughout the week are cho-
sen to eat with Special lunch guests, right. The Monday
Manners program is just one of the many learningt

opportunities that enrich the lives of students at FBCA.t
FernandinaBeacCh n Academy is now accepting
applications for the 2013-14 school year. To learn morea

about FBCA, visit their website at, www.fernandinachris- or call 491-5664.e


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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Financial-Home/Property 606 Photo Equipment & Sales 619 Business Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 813 investmenit Property 858 Condos-Unfurnished
101 Card of Thanks 205 Live-in Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Wanted to Buy or Rent 814 West Nassau County 859 Homes-Ftirnished
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn Equipment 802 Mobile Homes 815 Kingsland/St. Marys 860 Homes-Unfuirnlshed
103 In Memoriam 207 Business Opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Plants/Seeds/Fertilizer 803 Mobile Homn Lots 816 Camden County 861 Vacation Rentals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 Air Conditioners/Heaters 623 Swap/Trade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 Other Areas 862 Bed & Breakfast
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches.. 850 RENTALS -863 Officetai
106 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise . 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 Free Items 806 Waterfront. '851 Roommate Wanted 864 Commercial/Retai
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio-Stemreo 700 RECREATION 807 Condominimus 852 Mobile Homes 86 TRANSre tu ATONe
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Off Island/Yulee 853 Mobile Home Lots 901 TRANSu~oTbiOes
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Articles for Sale 615 Building Materials 7102 Boat Supplies/Dockage 809 Lots ..854 oom 902 Trucks
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/Warehouses 703 Sports Equippent Sales 810 Farms & Acreage 855 Apartmets-FUrnished 903 Vans
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617 Machinery-Tools-Equip. 704 Recreation Vehicles' .811 Commercial/Retail 856 Apartments-Unfurn. 904 Motorcycles
203 Hotel/Restaurant .402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 618' Auctions 705 Computers & Supplies. .812 Property Exchange 857 Condos-Furnished 905 Commercial.


102 Lo & Found ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised 201' EOE. Email resume to lounge. Experience preferred. Apply in positions available for career oriented
Herein is subject to the Federal person at Days Inn, 2707 Sadler Rd. individuals. Experience preferred.
Fair Housing Act, which makes it No phone calls. Benefits included vac., ret plan, health
LOST CAT Light gray, green eys, illegal to advertise any prefer- CLERICAL ASST. TO PROJECT MGR. MEDICAL ASSISTANT ins., holidays, bonus plan, uniforms
small in stature, lost vicinity of 14th St. ence, limitation, or discrimination CALLAHAN Computer literate, Excel and more. Salary commensuratq with
South & Atlantic Ave. Please call based on race, color, religion, sex, Exp Required, bFW. EOE. Email resume Qualified Medical Assistant needed for APIDLY GROWING Quick Service experience. Send resume to or il out
(321)536-4377. handicap, faminial status or t a fast paced medical office in A RAPIDLY GROWING Quick Service experience. Send resume to or fill out
(321)536-4377. ani ___ a origi t nttson to dstewart( Fernandina. This person will be requir- Restaurant chain in Fernandina Area is applications at: Manzie & Drake Land
GRAY BOBTAIL CAT MISSING make any such preference, ed to provide assistance to physician, actively seeking candidates for the Surveying, 117 So. 9th St., Fern.
since April 1st between Karen Walk & limitation or discrimination. PET STYLIST NEEDED Must be. MUST be a team player and have a position of Shift Managers & Crew. Beach, FL 32034
Nassauville Rd. Male, neutered Name experienced. High commission plus great attitude with 2-3 yrs exp. Good This individual will be responsible for
"Tigger". Leave msg (904)491-6623. The News-Leader will not benefits. Please contact Pat at Laurel pay and great benefits. Apply by send- all controllable areas including, but not
knowingly accept any advertising Oak Animal Hospital (912)576-9801. ing resumes to limited to staffing, cash and inventory 2
If You Have Lost Your Pet please for real estate which is in violation control and total daily operations. We
check the Nassau Humane Society of the law. All persons are hereby
check the Nassau Humane Society nformed that all dwellings. REAL ESTATE POSITIONS Available BEACHSIDE MOTEL -' n6w accepting are seeking highly motivated individ- SEMI RETIRED ELECTRICIAN -
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next advertised are available on an If you are out going, energetic, tech applications for part-time Housekeep- uals who wish to join a team where Small jobs welcomed. (904)503-146t
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the equal opportunity basis, savvy and interested in this fast paced ers. Must be able to work weekends, their desire for success and promotion _
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078 f you believe that you may have profession, contact us and let us see Apply at Beachslde Motel, 3172 S. is only limited by their drive for PERSONAL AIDE FOR' SENIORS -
License Rd. In Yulee next to the drivers If you believe that you may have owou mayhbeanaset to ourTeam Fletcher Ave. knowledge. We offer a full benefits Helping Seniors with their independ-
license building (904)491-7440. been discriminated against in how you may be an asset to our Team. Fletcher Ave. knowledge. We offer a fl benefits Helping Seniors with their Independ-
nsebuidin_(94)41 _40 connection with the sale, rental or package including 401K, paid vacation, ence and giving family members a
PLEASE, IF ANYONE FOUND BLACK financing of housing, call the (904)556-9549. DRIVER Two raises in first year. sickpay, health and life insurance, and helping hand. Many services available,
BAG WITH CANON CAMERA during United States Department of Qualify for any port'pn of $.03/mile much more,. rates vary and references available
Shrimp Fest week, pis call (304)548- Housing and Urban Development REAL ESTATE COMPANY now hiring quarterly bonus: $. 01 Safety, $.01 Send resume to: upon request. Call Sandy.631-7917.
8148. Desperately needSD cards back. UD 1(800)669-977 or for Housekeepers Great Pay and Production, $.01 MPG. 3 mos OTR exp. : DanaWate
the hearing. impaired 1(8.)927- flexible schedules. (904)261-9444 (800)414-9569. alttn: QSR Departments
EXPERIENCED INSTALLER WANTED DHelping MsI Process Job Opportunities
|TaHERE IS A LIEN On The Following Must be experienced in cabinet install Earn $$$ Helping MDs Process .. Box 2149
Vehicles ForTowing & Storage and preferably *custom cabinets. Must be federal Trade Com to find t s,A 5
Swill be auctioned off on the listed physically fit, Requires heavy lifting. e t omilito find out bifos(" ST. MARYS BOUTIQUE $17K. 3400
N E, es below: on 06/07/2013, a 1996 w/benefits. Pay based on experience ow77 F LPmed a g sm sq ft., $39K of inventory. $7K down.
Kawasaki Motorcycle, VIN# Drug free workplace. Apply in person 1(877)FTC-HELP A message from the (912)230-8794
Needs olunteers to help Nassau County JKAZX2B19TAo31311 and on only. Mooney's Custom Woodworks, News-Leader and the FTC. HOUSEKEEPING Part-time' position
families who need food, shelter 06/17/2013 a 1995 Saturn 4-DR 1854 S. 8th St. open for housekeeping. Weekends
I and basic necessities. < VIN# 1G8ZG5282SZ376260 at 12 _____.,_____Hoduring high. season a mreust.
Call: 904.2617000 for more inf noon at 1683B S. 8th St. Fernmandina BILLING SPECIALIST Housekeeping experience p ferred
CBeach FL 32034 (904)321-3422 Nassau County has an opening for I Fax resume to 261-0512 or stop by
Beach, FL 32034. (904)321-3422 a4800 Amela Island Parkway, phone
Billing Specialist at $1 .7039 to (904)261-0511.
$13.6807 hourly' plus benefits. l (904)261-0511.
Requires high school diploma or GED H ld
equivalent supplemented by 1-2 years associate rep
bookkeeping and/or billing experience. AIRLINES rep
Must possess a. valid drivers license. i l i l AIR SEA AMER WORK AIRLINES ARE 'HIRING Tra nufcer
G R A P H IC Applications will be accepted thru June m I N P I GREAT PAY hands on Aviation Maintenance Career

4, 2013 and an b obtained in the AVAILABLE Must have facility i be workin cin Inernational Freight Calfl (888203-3179. ANFg avalab Call

4, 20}.3 and aoubtobtained in the |."]L .maintenance experience. Apply In Forwarding. Send resume to: a prora.___ anala--i
Huan Resourceseded on a pa rt-time t Qulocated customer salessvc, Will train, Management. Job placement assist-

a creative individual to join its Health of Fernandina Beach. Clinical MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED ance. Computer & financial aid fMaintenance (866)
at 96135 Nassau Place, Suite mai Yulee DED Train to become a Medi conditons apply, all ages 17+pm qualied.SCHEVuthbrized. (888)203-
FL 32097. Phone (904)4917332 or fax to 261- ffice ss No experience needed Call ASAP 904-900-4573 to qualified dri 314-3769. ANF
", (904)321-5797. t e Wednesday, May29th S Dploma/GED PC/Internet 3731 EOE. AIRLIEND COLLEGE ONLINE 100%for hands
EOE/M/F/D/V Drig Free Workplace. 24h. at,4pm. AIR SEA AMERICA- is a Freight Medical, Business, *Criminal Justice,
compuers an suc programs EXPERIENCED OUTCALL PHONE needed. (888)374-7294. ANF ANF Customhouse Broker *Hosptality. *Web. Job placement
FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR located on Centre'Street. Looking to assistance. Computer & financial aid
EEd Pleased on individuals ability to create a part time Individual t30+ handle for' qualified Ho studentsing available. SCHEV
required. Applications are Send resume to check required. Bring resumeIEF MAINTENANCE POSITION sales. Must have college education as authorifoze
i of Amelia island, 1900 Amelia Trace AVAILABLE Must, have facility will be working in International Freight Call (888)203-3179. ANF
erson, Hamptondowntownn,St Marys2549 Sadler Resumesobssamericaco MEDICAL CAREERS begin here -
The Tribune & Georgian is seekin SOCIAL SERVICE/CASE MANAGER Rd. 'Train online for Allied Health & -oedica9
The with w orgian s s'needed on a' part-time basis at Quality "" "1"_Management. Job placement assist-
a creative individual to join its Health of Fernandina Beach. Clinical MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED. ance. Computer & financial aid if
experience is a plus. Please email NEEDED Train to become a Medical DRIVERS earn 50 up to 55 cpm qualified. SCHEV authorized. (888)s03-
graphic department. Previous resume' to lr@a_) or fax to 261- Office 'Asst. No experience needed,- loaded. $1000 sign on to qualified dri- 3179, ANF
experience With Macintosh '0771' Online training gets you job ready vers. Home most weekends. th843)266-
.-O and such ptograms as ASAR HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet 3731 / EOE. AIRLINE CAREERS Train for hands
computers 'EXPERIENCED OUTCALL PHONE needed. (888)374-7294. ANF ANF Uon Aviatior. Maintenance Career. FAA
Adobe Illustator, Adobe, SALES PERSON Part to full time a 26 9approved program. Financial .aid if
Sand QarkXpress :based on individual's ability to create WAREHOUSE WORKER 30+ hours. qualified. Housing available. Call
Pheqtired. Appliand onarpess and close compatible customer needs. $10/hr. Prefer experience. Background P/T HOUSEKEEPING INSPECTOR/ Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)
required. Applications are Send resume to check required. Bring resume with FRONT DESK PERSON for Resort. 314-3769. ANF
'available at 206 Osborne St. in references. (904)261-5511 Saturday & Sundays a must plus one

cle9 Joh s Pn a naturweekday. Computl ter skills reqto coAplyWY AW
downtowh St. Marys. Resumes in person at 5456 First Coast Highway,
along pwith work e N Amelia Island, FL or call 277-0905.

RE CIsalary"expectations may serNtd MOIGA ''E've Q. ... m'.'
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ance work, Part Time (904 557-S025. behind Southern Touch, 301 Centre St:
8Lots of gift items. Sat. 5/25 from
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Thriving Bistro needs energetic, .omp s ne
inaturally talented staff, to complete MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Sat.
Tr ie & M e our team. Email resume to: 5/25, 8am. Furnit6re, tools, 'antique
Cant1 County's Newspaper Nassau Lakes Circle. (F)
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LASSERRE Waterfront Homes & Lots- Call
SRESTAURAN 260 SF (904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
w k-i Real state, n Lasserre, Realtor. PRIVATE EFFICIENCY APARTMENT
Tunkeyw/hood, walk-in "851Rommate Wanted in Yulee. $500/mo. + $250 deposit.
Cooler & drive thru. 7' OCEANFRONT LOT in Jacksonville Call (904)225-5419.
Beach. Zoned multi-family 4-plex. SHARE 3BR/1BA HOUSE On Island ________
RESIDENTIAL Ready to build on. $650,000. (904) near Main Beach. Prefer over 40, 2BR UNFURNISHED APT. across
RETAIL at Gateway LONG TERM RENTALS 868-2150 Broker/Owner. non-smoker. $400 + 1/2 electric, from walkover to beach, South Fletcher f
(904)277-0040 Ave. (904)583-2456 D t News-Leader-will
1170 SF $1,300 mO *3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek (904)2 4 Ave. (904)583-2456
OBO 2,600 sq.t., Dock, garage/workshop, 08 Off Island/Yule6t T e to
Large lot, gourmet kitchen, many other a
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OFFICE at Gateway .ocean Park, 3BR/2BA Furnished with Young American Homes is offering Ff et ll b Fridy
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762 SF 2 offices ad I-car garage, available monthly or long Lanceford, mid 200's. Interior lots RV to live on a campground for $425/ to beach, neutral colors, W/D, garage.
patio space $900 OBO term $2500 with utities included- starting from $174,900. Community mo. All utilities included. Ask about $1150/mo. + 1 mo. deposit. Service
Dock with kayak access. Stop by our senior citizen special. (904)225-5577. animals only. Call (904)982-9797. BUY 1-3BR HOMES from $1000/mol
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o 8 S $ i BA Ocean-view. 487 S. Fletcher. s THE LANDINGS ON AMELIA RIVER mi' To learn more and access local
combo 800 SF $750 md f e yungmee- large condos overlooking Intercoastal listings call 1-866-955-0621. ANF
Across the street from the beach.Allwet
sew & water util,wi-fi,TV.& phone. NORTH HAMPTON 4BR/3BA 3 car bar, gated community, pool and park-
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SWarehouse 3 offices Loop $1850/wk plus axes& cleaning Formal areas, neutral colors, mother- Water Inc. Small dog or servic animals Call(904)7534147 or (904)321
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COMMERCIAL 4213 SS appliances, granite, new carpet, Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
S808 USHWYl7 l ft b *3BR/1BA SW CH&A, newer gated with pool/hot tub. W/D incl. Realtor, for special rates.
*8th St. -Affordable 850688 US HWY 17, 1,210 sq.ft build- appliances. Nassauville area. $600/mo. Avail 5/1 $1100/mo (904)251-9525 ________
retail or office. 200 SF ing with 3.8 acres of fenced property, + $600 deposit. Call (904)261-6703. .VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
formerly a Nursery with some out- Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
up to 12,000 SF building and a green house still on SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA In gated com- furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
property RV RENTALS AVAILABLE n a munty. W/D included. 1-car garage, $550 a week. Call (904)757-5416.
propertyIn a community pool, 10 minutes to beach.
Please COnt1at usfor *Two 800sf Ofice/Retail spaces, can be campground. Weekly or monthly. All o m ut
utilities & WlFI included. (904)225- No smoking. $950/mo. + utiltes. One
joined for one, 1,600 sq ft space,AIAmonth deposit. (954)444-9483.
next to Peacock Electric $12/sq. ft + -
real estate zeeds to CAM &Tax AMELIA ISLAND CONDO First floor,
buy, sell or lease. Amelia Park -Unit B small office (2 ON ISLAND Remodeled 2 & 3 BR aciuslen, q BR D, poo EECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES ffice
rooms) with bath,576sq.ft.$050/mo. SWMH In park, $175-$250/wk, $695- beach. Servie. animals only. $825. spce f 1 s. ft. to 2,0
+ sales tax. $895/mo+ deposit. Utilities available (904)310area receptionist, conference room,
SFive Points Village 1,200 sq. ft. AIA/S Call for details. (904)261-5034 break room, & security. For info call
8th St exposure Great for retail, (904)753-4179.
services, or office. $1,200/mo +sales A*I
SAmelia Park Unit E (14th St frontage) -85 A 2,900 SQ FT HOME BR/3BA, m
9s0'approx.and gated community, upstairs -c-p
S910'approx. sq.ft, 3 offices, reception h hed b6nus room with balcony. Tile, carpet & SINGLE, RETIRED, PROFESSIONAL
S Phil Griffin area, kitchen& bathroom.$1450/mo+ wood throughout. Fenced backyard FEMALE seeks 1BR or studio apt./
Broker GI utilities. 3BR/2BA PARTIALLY FURNISHED Immediate occupancy. $2,000/mo condo for long term rental. Call (904)
o 1839 S. 8th St. djacent to Huddle APARTMENT located in prime down (904)376-5689 206-2465.
904-556-9140 House, 1,800 sq.f $1700/mo lease + town location available July 1. Washer,
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LR/ SMALL EFFIGCIENCY APT. 3 minutes 4BR/3BA near beach. Gourmet 2001 LEXUS RX300 114,000 miles,
from beach. Utilities included. Partly kitchen, FP, 2 walk-in closets, W/D, family owned,,pristine condition, white
A L TO R furnished. $500/mo. + deposit. Call alarm system, 2-car garage, $1850/ gold w/tan leather. $7,500. Call
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5 Units Available $15,750. Call (904)206-2069.

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5456 First Coast High a A elia Isla F S1010 S. 10th Street, 1224s- 3BR/2BA Two ftl bathooms. Driveway 8578 Bsti Wood Drive (North Hampton Subdivision ) 2900sf'-
4 Firs oast ll ay Ameia Isand, FL 32 34 arking witi chain link fance $925 Located in desirable North Hamiota, this spacious 4 bedroom, 3full bath-
S~608 Amelia Road, 1190sf 3BR/2BA Modified manufactured home room house has many elegant upgrades. Formal dining room, large eat-in
S with 2-car garage on 1/2 acre lot Full Master baoth nd fomal dining area. kitchen, fireplace in familyro, vaulted ceilings and alanrm system. Covered
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204 S. 18th Street, 1104sf 2BR/2A Home near center of Beech Street and playgtound. Includes la *n service, pest control, Assocition fees wire-

hail and bathroom in laundry room near den. Washer/dryer included. 32997 First Avenue, 1361str 3BR/BA Fully furaished (excluding
Fenced backyard. Close to schools. Available June ist $1150 kitchen supplies and linens). Two Master bathis with separate showe and
4719 Yachtsman Drive (Golfside South Subdivision) 2257sf tub, breakfast rooni, dining in family oon, carpd and vinyl flooring. Very
3BR/2BA H6me in pated colfside,Souds, across from The Ritz Carlton close to the Beach and golf course. Fireplace in living roona. Screend-in
Home has open floor plan with separate den/family eroo Eat-in kitchen porch with fan and private backyard. Available N eow $1400

Stunning 3br/3ba horne l iaon The Preserve at Summer Eo 4rgeousovh carincluded. Cmmwity poo lnearby. Avdilab tle Aughusts $2195 B ead e .Patiooverlookst pnd sid c ean vie. Includes storage om 1 and one-
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Beach. Prime locaion vew and floor plan. Separate ten t ceilings and rge ered wraparo 1811 village ort (cean Village ubdivision) 189sf Bauif ar garage conveniently located close to th unit Easy aces to mmunity
office/den. Half mile stroln to the beach. Screened te lings and arge covered wraparound 2R/2 single family home with bonus room in gated community 24-hour pool and barbecue grills. Available Now! $1550
por iled plus paver patio. Fanttic large neighbor- balconies for the ultimate in luxury oceanfront liv- security, ommunitypols and tennis court Ceramic tile andwood floors in liv-. 85564 Bostick Wood Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) 3BR/3BA
hood pool. p ing. Grand open and spacious floor plans. ing areas with carpeted bedrooms. Specious open kitchen. Includes new wash- Fully Furnished with Master bath, separate shower and tub with double
MLS# 59886 $409,900 Prices start at $1,325,000 er/dryer, lawn care pool servies quarterl3 pest omtrol and trash pick-up. $2400 sinks. Breakfast nook and closet pantry in kitchen. Gas fireplace, plantation
33161 Sunny Parke Circle (Flora Parke Subdivision) 3175sf back yard that borders preserve. Community pool and playground. 2-car
5BR/4BA Five large bedrooms or 4 bedrooms with a bonus room..Over- garage. Washer/dryer, lawn care, pest ccoitrol and Association fees included
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new carpet and hardwood floors. Fireplace in family room. Formal dining 2850 S. Fletcher Avenue Upstairs unit with great Ocean views!
area, eat-in kitchen with closet pantry and bs'eakfast bar/nook. Covered 3BRE/1BA Pull Master both annd eat-in kitchen, carpet and vinyl flooring.
patio/deck and yard watering system. 2-car garage. Association fees inlud- Water, sewer. ond trash included. Yard watering system. Driveway parking.
ed. Aadilable NowI $1750 $1150
S85690 Bosticli Wood Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) 2417sf 1580 Park Avenue (Amelia Park) 1800sf This is a lovely three bed-
3BR/2BA Large open kitchen and dining area. Split floor plan with elegant room, 2.5 bath Townhouse. Short distonce to the YMCA and centrally locat-
Master suite, separate from other bedrooms. Shared bathroom between two ed close to the Beach and shopping. This community is designed in the spic-
bedroomSt. pas fireplace Formal dining area and oat-in kitchen. Ceramic tile it of stepping bark in time with the Victorian architecture painted inbeauti-
GOLFSIDE SOUTH HARRISON COVE VILLAS flooring. Screened patio and haok yard borders preserve Water access and ful pastels and porches on most of the homes. New carpet downstairs.
Lovely 3br/3ba home located on the beautiful Summer Gorgeous Villal Large screened, porch, spacious boat laundl nearby Community pocl otsd playground. 2-car garage. Lawn Master on first floor. Carpet and ceramic tide Available Mid-June $1495
Beach Golf Course in the upscale gated community of great room with gas fireplace, elevator and over- e 99081 Long Beach Drive (North Hampton Subdivision) 2115sf OF"'C"/.RETAIX A
Golfside South in Smimmer Beach. Numerous renovo- sized one car garage! Fabulous kitchen offers stain- 4BR/2.5BA-Formallivingmoomanddiningwoom,large tiledkitchenopento Am'liA Park 1001 Atlantic Jasmine Cemntr
ttons.Short walk to golf, beach or to The Ritz Carlton, less steel appliances, granite .countertops and high family roo with a flireplace Screened in lock porch with private back you "Town Center Avenue 2300 sq. ft.
ceilings!! A must see! Lawn care, basiatable and internet provided. A Must See! Pets possible with 1000 to 2200 sq. ft. 450 to 1900 sq ft
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