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10,090milesOn a bicycle

HEATH ERA- PERRY me in shape for the hiking and rode -health. My. first bike iide Was about
News-Leader. back and forth to work." -half A mle," he'.said
But when he moved back to the. As the -mileage increased, the
Lots of people take up bicycle rid- East Coast, he ended up taking a job .pounds dropped off anid 15-months iag and some even become enthusi- that had him behind the windshield of laterJames was 130 pounds lighter. He
astic enough to ride in mar-athons that a car for About 12 hours a day in New thiss diabeobi meicatious down in 90 -gofor 13.1 or 26.2 miles. England. 2010.,
utfwcan boast of loggn .10,000 Couple thatwith meals thatcamei u i eiaint rprnti
miles in 2.'5 yes. through the car- window and he was tion is ongoing. He hasn't.had. a slice
~ ,,jPaulJatmes, 66,a done just that,' packing on the pounds. of pima-a French 6 fr redchke
S ing is bi e f r d~ennin Beach Following a diagnosis of type 2 dia- since 2008. to KeCy.West, _a,'ista~ce of- some 535 betes fin 2008, James got serious about He heard he was tfhe only rider miles in five days in Octoler, averaig- his health. who finished the century. ride at the
ing 107 miles; a day "hntedoctor told me I had I~atie' Rde inril.
A j tpical. w1ork4Wgy' exercise' diabetes, I said 'Is pu u orshiutup t was his: fait at- pulled him involves riding in- Avrge of 21.5 time.'" 'trihheid -miles. On days off he rides:!between 30- He signed up for- a six-w0*kufi- fW ted At 54,'degrees And 60 miles. Tosi ih e~y ridesof' tion class to learn how to, iat proper. ended at49i apouring rif. My_ scrip:IalJams e 100 miles each and-a ti p I tQ Je kyllyWhne was unable to attend d f ure then- wasJsu :,'B rv
jtd cylg part- Islan' "GA., and back and getting to, the- because of -work commitments, .his arid courageous, not dismayed or disTler Tr 10,000 miark is easily acl~evalble, -At wife 'went to the class for himi taking heartened for am ih yo i'alay.
iadahcele- I.e ast for' James. along a spreadsh~etdefailiqg her huds to
hm te eir Raised- in the famil go'cery bui. badsfo nak.So ews plan- :-stop because the"y'd pulled ih idr
:arrlvM in Key ness in Iowa, James waactive ihgh ning hi melinspedhes. '-'off the course-with'i hypthema
West fro school, -Playing. on th'otbllIas 'R 4'sarted dut as Infoiniation and' "But I said~z,, 'xr, 1ckfiii~w fIm
1Vernandifia kebl n oftas''endedup as planningg." being, baveapn~c~a n ot- I'
:~~each. He continued hig actiye lifestyle as, ,Realizing dietaows't eogjtst~b bi dooli an sCbbrnj
awilderness ranger for the U.S., Forest James took The",bike6 dow !ofte We h"iiiie i rf ad,
SUMMEDn Seviein Color do g garage wall and got back on it..L .': -;'''''
'I kpt up he bike to.-help -keep "1 pt the bi'~~okt ~apn~ ~ ERii4~~
kep 0 -h pr ik toor to reai my BL' U'-n 4 0


Concotu trafic
MIA G IRE ident~of the OceiNrest homeown- .We~Ladrers' association 1It has gotteP, more
congested over the years, especially
C...... d'gancecve ray the last two or three years.",
reie .excep w ,e n ems to tral priver wud travel east to. west fic. I6pSctt Road~ between 'First Coast
(roways ComningA~e~~ ca' '14", ba d Ari~bia Island Concoir-se
sha~ hM rch',pld along sco t ar~tin~g at 7'a.m. on Saturday, Marc~h
RAoi&'W~iffgjo pull into parking lots, 8,iiinzi,4gnthlrdugh 7,Sunday, ~
~asi lays for local residents. March.
-No.,ilivngint~e ten Fres ,l~ei~et'di~ has met with law subdivi~i sqythe'#e tired of the eio~etffli*al 6rm thNassautraffic 14,e ha~,An idea to keep ih YSlif's-Ofce and
casm tiaroundtlilr homsweir'F' a ah lic e Depatment
w ~ ~ sel ~a& e ton.
or te p .~in~~TTA~e~abslutly no gripes with
*~Iae Sow~acl ~newaystret' an' i fat I'm all for it, said
gigeast toWs ouh' it th ~ dis: who moved to Amnelia --,MYBAE
SAnd sven years ago."Ijustwan to ''%
wee thatent keep hns ~ ~ Residets ofteOeau~ Ed'r~st;subdivision -hope county officialsrtan help vase af ci enaotd
W-~iis R4FIC thi neighborhood during, the -annual Concours d'Elegance.,-~ ~
moving," aidiGus pres- ~ Continued on 3A thi-- ,-

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N'AlwsLeader showrooms can boost busiiiess by 25
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2A )ECEMBER 27. 2013 NEWS News-Leader


Gun courses JeBae
Gary W. Belson Associates Mrs. Jean Battle, age 75,
Inc. will hold a concealed --of McDonough, Georgia
weapon license course at 2 passed away December 22,
p.m. Dec. 29,4:30 p.m. Jan. 2 2013. She was born in
and 2 p.m. Jan. 5. A basic with Jacksonville, Florida to the
defensive tactics course will late John Wesley and
be held at 7:45a.m. Dec. 28 .Marguerite Eula Daniels
and Jan. 4 and 18. For details Wells.
contact Belson at 491-8358, She was preceded in death
(904) 476-2037 or by her husband, Dorsey Visit Battle, Jr., and by a grandson,
www.' Benny Mott.
Jean was a member of
Toastthe NewY a~ Eagles Landing Baptist
Church and enjoyed painting,
Ring in the New Year withworking and bird watchthe Jacksonville Symphony .
Orchestra on Dec. 31 starting ing.
at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a sparkling -Survivors include her chilat 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a sparkling dren, Joel- (Vicki) Mott of
program qf symphonic McDonough GA, Stanley
favorites with conductor (Sherry) MMcD onough GA, Stanley
Stuart Chafetz, along with the (Sherry (Sonya) Mott of T elford, TN,
spirit-soaring tenor voice of FLTerry Suan (Carey) MottGill of ulee,
Broadway star Mike Eldred. Fernandina Beach, FL; 10
The party continues overlook- grandchildren and 8greatthe t. Rver grandchildren and 8 great-. ing the St. Johns River with grandchildren; sister, Joan
live music and dancing cour- Parker of Yulee, FL
tesy of the Marc Dickman Memorial services will be JazzQuinet.A~erpary 'Memorial services will be
Jazz Quintet. After-party conducted Saturday,
includes cash bar, light hors December 2 2013 at 1:00
d'oeuvres, desserts and two PM fromthe Berea Christian
glasses of champagne. Enjoy hurch with Pastor David
a private view of the midnight Fultonfficiating Friends
fireworks.officiating. !Friends fireworks. m~il h aiyatrtei
A $150 ticket Includes may visit the family after the
reserved concert seating, services.
vl7e c kin a serd Contributions are asked to
seating at the after-party. A be 37 tooe Rian
$100 ticket includes reserved Hurth, 3 o eo
concertH pton, GA 30228 in meparty. A $75 ticket includes ory'of J. t Funeral Home
general admission concert )McDonough, Ga.
seating and after-party. Call
(904) 354-5547 or visit Oma

Os IS OOSLouise Thomas Rumph, TpheaonvCille 89, died December 22,2013
S pwi l hold at Horizon BayAssisted
auditions n 4statig at Living, Piano, TX. A native of
9a.m. at Jacsonvil Lake City, FL, she was the
Univerity Sam RMarks daughter of Pearlie Tillis and"
Chapel; for all oies, particu- Elias David Thomas.
ariy~eos, fo theupcomng She was born September
perfr ance of rdis 26,1924 and was the,. Requieeb. 28, 29 and youngest of
March 1 with the Jacksonville six children.
;Symphony Orchestra, con- After gradu'ducted by Fabio Mechetti ating from
Call (904) 35479 Columbia
request an audition ,.a High School
volunteer chorus is ectd she was
by Donald McCloug employed
by Southern
Bell Company., After moving
Now'IatYouAre to Fernandina Beach in 1964;
Ca ivr a-atshe worked urntilher retireCaregiver, a special four-partmefothNasuC ny
menit for the Nassau County
seminar series hosted by the School Board. IUpon retirea Nassau County Council on n retireAgng wi --lit-ld niedit, she enjoyed playing
go h a ad hnn er'
14,21 and 28 from 6:30-7:30g '~p~m.grandcildren She also was The seminarsfor current very happy preparing southand future caregivers are pre- ern recipes she learned from
scented by Dr. Willie Brunetti her mother for her extended
sented by Dr. Wiflle Brunetti' A=:::iifml.Bigat~ish
.Minnyamiy Bgatise, 'she 'D.Ed.Min of Amelia Baptist fml.Bigatsch
Church. They are free. For found much joy in
registration and details con- Loantiquingse was preceded in.
tact Debra Dombkowski, deaty he w s d i
LPN, of the Council on Aging death bher husbandof 57e
at 21-001, xt.113years, Albert Rumph -and her. Sat 26140/0!4 ext, 113;.,
S261-071, .. 1 son, James Rumph. She is
also preceded in deathby her
A isN ht ut siblings Luther Thomas,
Amelia Community Scotland Howell, E.D.
Theatre will hold itsa xt Thomas, Roy Thomas and
Actors Night Out at 7 pm. on Sadie Thomas.
'Jan. 10 at 207 Cedar St. in the She is survived by her two
Main Stage lobby. This infor- daughters:.Carolyn Owen
mal event is for ages 18 and (Ralph) and Jan Welch
older to learn about upome. (Plano); three grandchildren:
ing shows in ACTs season Allison Keck, Thomas Welch
before auditions arelheld. and Charlotte Welch (Plano);
Meet dire6t6r, other actors one great-granddaughter,
and volunteers, hand read Caroline Keck (Plano), and
scenes aloutd. For infrma- many nieces and nephews.
tion;call261-6749 or emal .Graveside services for
actheatre@attnet.Those who Mrs. Rumph will be held on
wish to volimer backstage Friday, January 3, 2014 at
are also invited.There is no Bethlehem Cemetery, Lake
charge. '. : .=City, Florida at 11:00 a.m.
with Rev. Mike Norman offiIs Ma /NCSO Charities, Inc., a nonprofit 501.3.c organization held its awi enforcement Shop with'Cops event oi. s ciating. The Family will
10 am,-- Dec. 12 at the Walmart Supercenter in Yulee and on Dec. 19 atTarget -. ,V receive friends from 10-11.
On Jan. 2at10 di., Nassau County Sheriff's Office deputies, Flci tda Highway Patrol troopers and Florida Fish & Wildlife officers A.M. (one hour priorto the
rNassau Couty Exteision n shipped with 100 children from Nassau County. Thanks to the generous donations from the Amelia Island services) 'at the cemetery.
Drectaorlticiltueh ae Concodrs -d Elegance, Walmart, Target, 1NCSO Charities and others within the community, the officers were able Interment will follow in the
Rebecca Jordi will teach a to provide up to $100 for each child to shop. The children were allowed to spend half of the money on needs Bethlehem Baptist Church
hands-on Landscape Matters and half on wants. .. .-'.. Cemetery.
class on growmg and main Anyone who would like to contribute to te annuM Shop with Cops program can contact NCSO Charities, Inc., In lieu of flowers, please
training citrus plits at the 76001 Bobby Moore Circle, Yulee, FL ?2097. :., ., make donations to
Yulee Etension office, 86026 Top, a child thanks NCSO Lt. Hank rfflnez for shopping with him as Capt. Greg Foster looks on. Bethlehem-Cemetery Fund .1
Pages DairyRoad. Bring your Middle right, two sisters hugSheriffBill Iper before they leave the store. and send to James (Jimbo)
pruning sheats and gloves. Middle left, Deputy Ken Clements and Deputy Bobby Smithpush their shopper to the checkoutline. Thomas, 461.4 .E. County
The class is free and open to Above, FHP Trooper1 Michael Elder shares a laugh with his special shopper. Road 252, Lake City, Florida
the public Call (904) 879- sus.MIIT.rE PHOTos 32025. Dees-Parrish Family
1019. - .'Funeral Home of Lake City,--i"
... FL, is irn chargeof arrange511AshStreet. FernandinaBeach, FL 32034 Barnabas Centeron the movetm 4 M
~(904) 261-3ene96mov Lake-ity,9Fl-32025 (386)
Webs 261-3696ai Fdraxe 261-3698 com . Thefo01ooing services Fernandina Beach (behind 752d,234?.4 ::. ,Website for email will be tem rarely unavai1- Moon River Pizza): Crisis gPlease ign the online
Officehours are 830am. co5:OOp.m.Monday through Frday able through-today while Services Center; Food guestbook lwW.parrishLEAD E The News-Leader ia published every Wednesday and Friday by The Femandina Barnabas Center relocates Pantry; and administrative
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mission from the publisher are piohiitled.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: News-Leader, P.0 Box 16766, Femandina Beach, FL 32035. The News- L001(IE DA(
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ing. When noti fpomptly, the part o the advertisement In which the typographical error appears will be reprinted. All advertising Is subjectio the approvalof the publisher. The News-Leader reserves the right to correoty dassity, edt or delete any A I wish I could kiss you ... I never get to see
objectionable wO ing or reject the advertisement in Its entirety at any time prior to scheduled publication if itis determined that 73 U you. I just love you," Donald Wilder wrote in a let- Clara Eatz, 92, Yulee,
the advertisement or any part thereof is contrary to the general standard of advertising acceptance, ter to Santa published in the News-Leader. died on Dec. 19, 2013 at. No
SSRIPTION RATES r YEARS December 26, 1963 local services are planned.
Mail In Nassau County....... .. 9 CNI ., ,-,Green Pine Funeral Home"
Ma- Na su-Cnty ........... .$9.99 '" "4 Florida Public Utilities was requesting a 51.75
Mail Outof Nassau County ... .$69.992 percent water rate hike for Fernandina Beach
customers. O ddrv
Conlmunlty Newer- urch Nt~l: WEDNESDAY NEWS-LEADER FRIDAY NEWS-LEADER The Fernandina Pirates
Monday, 5p.m. Monday, 5p;m Claslfled Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m.' Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. W Club will hold blood drive at
LMtietothe eitOer Ieopl and Places: Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 5 p.m. A project to turn the north end of Crane Island the Fernandina Beach Market
Monday, 12 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Legal Notices: Friday, noon. N/A IV into a "dredge material management area" was Place on North Seventh
Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 3 p.m. YEARS moving forward. Street on Jan. 4 from 8 a.m.-1
Monday holidays the Classified deadline wil be Friday at 5 pm December26, 2003 p.m.

FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27.2013 NEWS News-Leader 3A





to school
Drive past any Nassau
County school'first thing in the
morning or at dismissal time in
them = the dedicated crossing
guards who are there rain or
shine, sweltering heat or chilling coldto usher students safely across the streets.
Sgt Renee Braddock of the
Nassau County Sheriffs Office
SUED Special Operations Division is
"Every ride starts with a prayer and the ride to the Keys was a step out in faith," very proud of these committed says Paul James, pictured with the bike he rode in October. individuals.
"All of our crossing guards
are special, they are a realjoy to
BIK merging traffic lines put a blesand salad. bearound." HEATHERA.PERRY/NEVSLEADER
"cyclist at serious risk." Necessities carried in a 10- Crossing guards undergo "It is a pleasure to help our community in this way,"
Continued from 1A Roads without bike lanes pound pack included a change two days ofclassroom training says Teresa Carter as she sees children safely across the
"That just shows how stub- were definitely dangerous, but of bike clothes, a fleece-lined as well as on-the-job training street in front of Southside Elementary School. born you are!" it was the construction zones bike jersey for cold and arain and stay current with annual
But tackling century rides that proved. most hazardous, jacket (neither of which were CPRpcertification.
wasn't enough for this bike said James, who labeled them used), clothing for evening and Watching over students at gl s "p uu enthusiast, who wanted to try "flat antagonistic." dinner, bike repair gear, sleep- Southside Elementary School H IN EI. .,l
some "serious riding." A bike Impatient d'iverswere also wear, food and toothbrushes. iscrossingguardTeresa Carter journey to Key West seemed annoying. Despite aggravated "She's always reallykind to
like just the thing. "I doubt we impeded aniy motoristsand equipmentprob- the kids," said SouthsideqCycling partner Terry car for more-than a few sec- lems, the final 50 miles Principal Cindy Olson. 'She's
Landrath shared James' eager- onds. (construction zones brought beautifulweather and very safety conscious in making T DYiNG
ness to make the trip so the excluded) but those seconds scenery withthe wind at their sure the kids and parents get E RF
two paired up for the ride, must have'been gold lined to backs. across safely She puts herself A 2ND CHANE
meeting some friendly folks some drivers," said James, Churchfrienridsgavehima right out in the middle ofthe N
along the way, including a adding that there were some rideback home and the fol- road and blocks the cars with doptA Companion Today
young man who joined their who employed horns, or afew lowing day, heWas back at her arms and her body." -C pace line in, Daytona. choice shouted words. Nassau Health Foods wdrk- Carter says she loves being APwS
"Idon't think he had ever The hfiard-driving cyclist ing a cros sing guard. A ir
ridden that fast because when burned through about 6,000 James is an active member "I enjoy it so well, I am hop- BYfNEWS..
we stopped at a light, his grin calories a day so keeping fuel of Springhill Baptist Church ingto ,-continue for many mor, was bigger thali the Cheshire in the tank was a priority. where he teaches a *addilt years." dft's He was really enjoying Breakfast was pretty stan- men's Sunday school class and The most rewarding part of the rideandwebecame instant dard fare, augmented by pro- is part of the Community her duties is interacting with: ileid for at least 15 to 20 min- tein bars, fruits, nuts and ener-. Meals Ministry. the children and their caretakttes." ti gygel .. The 10-year Yulee resident ers.
Tthe tip was not without Lunch was usually a shareshis homewith hiswif, "It'savery pleasant and poshassles is Landrath suffered a Subway 12-inch double meat' Reenie Their children are itive experience helping each'. fat tire afid the clipless pedal "I pretty much stayed to my Beau; Brianh Jamie and Kim, day There is a realneed for the Vtir ,' ftdtthe schoo! dar rsinc
qi Jamies' bike malfunctioned, diabetic diet, just more of it. I and they have eight grand- guards at the school crossings it s
making the ride through Palm. drank.every 15 minutes, most- children, to keep the children safe from Caj f* Reserations
Beach traffic "very interest- ly water, and coconut water *Their furkid is Frankie the traffic. Many children do not ing." when I could get t ." golden retriever. have anyone walking with ,C -e A
"There were places and.. COonut water provides tihem."

ype~ff singco Walkn and prvaining intSeil
road" that were just not bike-. seven times theelectrolytesof typeflewsieae Wheinn tvidingidgilnt 'd f eoae sorts drik notes James. care to schoolchilren, Catei
Aea ,h in ,pe vegh can soKln "..4 a n l a
been a registered nurse since

Te tiopsa Higwa 1h oelphoeueo te e rnretands wel Chihahu nae Rudi. -..PY ... 5*
TafcaeyLeAtisure activities include' r
5rf tfice hae v une spending time outdoors camp-ws.temellt
aP cm i ingtthlalking.lghd an Secials
bthenue adnsl verl
paenAttodcsfiriving on the island in thea 5 dFdayri dee pa1970s, Carter shares herA home e comea drivers e with husban DavidST co& '
t. pgereas one sonbt t oKenlan, and a.
Tle National Highway i No cell phoneuseor tex- were unrestrained as well. .Chihuahua named tmRtidmct. ts
Traffic Safety Administr ation tingwhile driving Moreover ne NHTSA studySudy wearto enwh r fesfu fI 01ive afo th eo e bets ditace di- u
and tle Nassati County 2. Noextra passengers found that a teenage driver. typeCbnewsleadercom .
Sheri ff Office have unveiled 3 No speeding was 2 .5 times more likely to
ai campaign that challenges w4 No alcohol engage in risky behaviors
parent to discuss five critical' 5. No driving orriding with- when driving with one teenage h
driving practices with their out a seat belt a passenger and three times M. .
teenage drivers that can have' The list is designed to coun- more, likely with multiple MELIA IL N Ao8/at800 $25 NDte
the greatest b eneficial impacts tract Por driving decisions teenager passengers. Dne &USEUMO HI YTO2 e a i
in the event of a crash. -, that have contributed heavily c"Inexpeifce n and imma-.. ndes Chanwgne rstat dg Pame R16 or Sfood Platte
"Safety is our highest pri- to the high death rate among turity, combined withspeed, ier stats at 6pm alls tomzogwspot..
ority,'es iayl when it comes teen drivers, as evidenced by: drinking andriving' not wearto teens, who are often our In 2011, over half of the ing seat belts, distracted driv-least experienced drivers," said teen occupants of passenger ing, and other teen passengersSheriff BillLeeper. "The '5 to vehicles who died in crashes contribute to tae high fatality Drite' campaign gives parents wereulhrestrained; rate of teens involved unfatal enand teens a simple;. straight- Speeding was a factor in crashes. said Leeper. aIn forward checklist that can help 35 percent of fatal crashes encourage all parents of the day: them talk about good driving unvosvinga teen driver; a teenagers to have an opesndis skills and most importantly, c-r Twelve percent of teen cussion with their teen about prevent tragedy before e it hap drivers involvedin fatal crash- the dangers common among pens e f s eswere'd distracted at-the time; young drivers and to makeSt
NiHTSA data shodw motor and f sure they use our'5 ToDrive' ,, ,
vehicle crashes are the leading -In -2011, 505 people program to develop the neccause of-death for teenagers nationwide died in crashes in essary skills to .drive Safely2e 14 s to 18-years-old in the which drivers between 14 ps nd every trip, everytime. United States. In 2011, 2,105 18 years old had alcohol in Poor decisions among teen. ........................... .
-teen drivers were involved in their systems, despite-the fact drivers can lead to crashes and fatal crashes. Of those teens that all states have zero toler- fatalities at any time of the day, '-: "
involved in fatal'-crashes, 942 -ance laws for, drinking- and -but fatal teen driver :crashes ..
(45 percent) died in the crash. driving tinder age 21., are most frequent btween-3 _ __Island A rt G allery
The "5 to Drive" campaign Peer pressure is also-a con- and 8 p.m., and-remain high
.encourages parents to discuss tributingfactorin teen crash untilmidnight. with their teensthe five safety deaths. When the teen driver For more information on -''

His neigbor, Jesen BelCCommpnityoHosicesof econdanfourthIursdayo
topics that could reduce their in a fatal crash was unre- the "5to Drive" campaign, visit 18N 2"d Street Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
chances of being involved in a strained, almost four-fifths of se ious injury r fatal crash. that driver's teen passengers todrive.htm h 18hS. The '5 to D we" campaign-top- u f ics are steh

riAFFIf su ppo rt

make jit a positive experiencedaOpng.at6CRead
for atenlees and the people a His neighbor, Jensen Bell, Commbnity Hospice of second and fourth Thursday of
has lived in the subdivisiOn for Northeast Florida offers an the month from 1-2o30 p.m. at 20 years and has an up-.ose open-ended grief support the Nassau County Council on view of thte traffic. His house is group for adults who have Aging, 1367 South 18th St., ori the corner of Ocean Forest experienced the death of a Fernandina Beach.. nbnd Scott Road. loved one. Community Hospice sup,
".It gets congested, yes, and An open-ended support port groups create a safe andi you hi'e to go slower and it group format allows new par- comfortable environment
holds you up," .said Bell. "But it ticipants to join the group at where you can bond with oth- -r e d
appen toncebayear, o ei anytime, so that new grof e rsioswho a e experienced at9
no big deal." 'Ihave access to the group as a similar loss.
:Th'e county will discuss the support resource. The support For information or to learn to elonr
issue at its Jan. 13 meeting., group is led by a licensed-and whether a support group
bereavement professional. Joanne Bernard, LCSW, at '904-261-7020
The group meets every (904) 407-6811. _______________________________________

4A FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27.2013 DIDI ESS News-Leader

Beware the pitfalls

of using public Wi-Fi

JASON ALDERMAN. hijacked your session and can able, whether for your computFor theNews Leader see all the private information er or smartphone.
you access or input." -Turn off' Wi-Fi on yourEver notice how many peo- When using public Wi-Fi device when it's not in use.
pie walk down the street con- networks, always follow these Never leave a computer pletely engrossed in their safety precautions: unattended while signed-in and
smartphones and tablets? I fully Change default settings on always sign out completely at expect to see one of them to your' laptop, smartphone or the end of a session. walk into a light post one day. tablet to require that you must Keep an eye out for "shouAlthough it's great having manually select a particular Wi- der surfers" who watch as you access to email, social net- Fi network, rather than auto- type in your password. working and online shopping matically accepting the Finally, change passwords anywhere, anytime, such con- strongest available signal regularly and use different ones, venience comes with a certain Avoid any network connec- for each website you yisit. Use amount of risk, according to tions your device lists as "unse- a mixture of letters, numbers.' Jennifer Fischer, Head of cured", (look for.. the "lock" and symbols and avoid coriAmericas Payment System icoi But if you mist log on to mon words and phrases.,
Security, Visa Inc. a public network, avoid ewb- Security experts recommend,
"Unless you're hyper-vigi- sites that require d6g-ins and using at least 12 character .--. ....M RE/N E
lant about.using secure net- passwords-e.,,bankaccounts instead of the minimum eight Put dbwn yobr c gr tes/gars pipes ad tobacco chewing products. That's the mesworks and hack-proof .pass- or email i characters commonly required sageonical students involved In a 6bi pre tion program known as SWAT
.'amg of .becFernia ooindi6naa Beach Hfigh School
words, someone sitting at the -: Ask for the exact name of Cybercrime is a booming (Stueits Woi Against Tobacol) in Nas'ernandina Beach High School next table -or halfway around the'estAhblishmbnt's dot spot btisiness.Accordingtothe 2012 stupde ke tp he county commissioffn ecetly their effort to create a tobac- the world could be watching address -don't be fooled-by Norton Cybercrime Report, its cofr c untyand they urgd commissioners to arove a resolution urging tobacco your every move online and lookalikes. globalprice tag topped $388 bil r to vohttarily stop or restrict the sale and marketing of candy-flavored tobaccoI ....lke glba ee ta toppe like, iealrs e ~
stealing valuable personal and .Oiiy sendpersonfial data via lion last year, more than their inCo assau ty. he students would also likean ordinance restricting the sale and financial information right off Wi-Fi to encrypted. websites, global black market in man- use of -igarettis liquid nicotine. From lft are senior Justin Gilyard, board Chair your device," says' Fischer. (those.whose addresses begin juana, cocaine and heroin com- Danny ee, freshman Noah Emmons, sheriff's deputy Doc McDonald and freshman
"There are two primary with "https" and display a lock bined. It impacts individuals Abby .. .
potential dangers with Wi-Fi," icon): To be safe, you may want small and large businesses and SWnAeT erslip is open to Nassau County students from fifth to 12th grade, For notes Fischer. "The first is using to avoid conducting, financial' governments'alike. inmore the Tobacco Education and Prevention Program run by the an unsecured network as transactions on public Wi-Fi Being able to access the, Florida Department of Hath in Nassau County at 548-1866. many public hotspots are. With altogether; instead, use your Internet anywhere anytimecan a little know-how and the right secure home network. be a great convenience and tools, cybercriminals could eas- eConsi~erusingathirdparty 'time-saver. Just make sure you ::. ily eavesdrop on your online virtual private network (VPN) know what precautionsto take
"The second hazard is Internettiraffic. works : j ,
aciTy od t- f iencypt your when using public Wi-Fi net- I S
phony wireless networks that, Regularly update virus and- .
impersonate legitimate Wi-Fi spywa e protection so ftwe, son Alderman directs Visa' hot spots. You think-you're make sure firewalls;re on, and financial education programs. TALLAHASSEE. Data arette use, meaning .ey "Data shows the number of
logged onto a trusted network, load-perating system updates released. by the Florida- smoked a cgaretteatleastoce, youth who try orhabitualyuse
but instead a cybercriminal has as soon as they becme avail- Deprtent of Health,indictes during the past 30 dysa 407 tobacco increases with each
there ar "teoof thousands of percentdecreasecompared to increasing grade level," said teerissoku-Ftody than 0.
femo ag today than 2007 : Tobacco Free Florida Bureap
before the 'tbacc Fee 13.5 percent- 6f high" Chief Shannon Hugfies. "As stuFloridaprogram latunched in school students.reported,,p. dets go back to school; now is 2007. Thisdrop.equates to40.7 r ent cigar use, a 31-1 perc a perec time for, parents tq
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Amelia Island. will host its The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Restaurant, Week, several of school students who are cur- 5.6 percent of high school dnge f tobacco use."
sixth annual Restaurant Week Island's CafM 4750 on Thursday, Amelia Island accommodators rentcigarette smokers. students reported current Teeiins whose parents strong from Jan. 17-26, a 10-day show- Jan. 16. are offering a "Free Night, Any aSince207, there are about smiokeless tobacco.use, a 12.3 ly disapprove of their tobacccase of 18 of the island's most Restaurants participating are Night" deal, which allows visi- 700ewer yuth smokers perCent decrease compared to use even if they use tobacco So~~m ers pemen e 'mae to.i .?' utese evens-fatey ue likeaycto
popular dining hotspots, rang- 9 South, BarZin istro & Wine tors to receive a free night with an $0 fewer youth 2007themselves --are less likely tq 9, 8d.Br~i: Bitro&Win M,000-,ke ., n 200
ing frbm-fine dining to casual Bar, Brett's Waterway Caf6, a minimum nights stay For exposetq condhand smoke In 2006Floridavotersover- take uptobacco. Parental dis courtyard caf6s. Baxter's, CafKaribo, Crab more details, visit www.ameliH which contains hundreds of whelminly approved a state approval has even been found
Each participating restau Trap, Espala Restaurat & toxic chemics, 69known to constitutional amendet to counteract peer influences
rant will offer a special fixed Tapas Jack & Diane's, La For more information on use canc Te progress requiring 15 percent of the Yet the 2013 FYTS shows that menu (priced at either $19or Maniha, Le Clos, Lulu'stnthel Restaurant -Week, visit see i Elorida inconsistent state'stobacco settlement fund only 49.6 percent 6f high schoot$29 per person) that includes Thomption House, Marina with a dbwnwar tredin ciga- be used for a comprehensive students had talked with a par-, three courses and a beverage. Sea~od Rstaurant, Merge, For visitor information and ttes a increase in tobacco education and preven- ent or guardian' about the dan,
New this year, the Amelia IP ,Slt licp ar &Gill, online planning, visit s e-fre pciesaround the tion program. In 207, thefund- gers of tobacco in the past yWa,
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n r te young pe of Preventi cco use a were ess likl t. sm ng
lo..ida," -said State Surgeon encouraging cessation among if they received some kind of
G.e.iral and Seretary of young people are critical in counseling or education from Health"Dr. John Armstrong. combating the tobacco epi- their doctors or other. health, Our tobacco prevention pro- demic because nearly nine out care providers, according tof grams statewide media cam- of 10 smoker start by age 18. recommendations by the U.S paign and community-level In fact, despite the progress in PreVentive Services Task Force pitin: ad cmmunty- e duelg he i
interventions are making pos- reducing the number of smok- released on Aug 26. The influx itive difference for, Florida's ers, an"estimated 18,900youth entialpanel's recommendation families."' (under 18 years) in Florida will were published in two medical
The data, provided by the become new cijarette smokers journals, the Annals of Intern Florida Departnent of Health's this year.Of every three young Medicine and Pediatrics. 2013 Florida Youth Tobacco, smokers, only one will quit, and For tips on talking with kids SurveIy, shows: one of those remaining smok- and teens'about tobacco, visil
8.6 percent ofhigh school ers will die from tobacco-relat- www.tobaccofreeflotidacom/apo students reported current cig- ed causes. -" ps/tipsforparents

TALLAHASSEE-The num- harmful health effects, e-ciga- increasing.,- the number o
berof middle school and high rettes are becoming a tool used smoke-free policies, which proi school students in the United to get youth and young adults tect residents from secondhand Stats who used electronic cig- hooked on nicotine, which is a smoke and de- normalize tobac. arettes doubled in 2012 com-'. highly addictive, dangerous co use. In fact, the CDC's e-cigd pared to just a year earlier,- chemical. To add to this con- arette report comes oil th according to a report released cern; these unregulated prod- heels of new Florida data tha, Thursday by the Centers for ucts are available in fruit and shows that teen cigarette smok Disease Controland Prevention candy flavors, which are espe- ing reached a record low in the: (CDC). Nerly 1.8 million-mid- cially enticing to young people state. The new data from the 1de school and high school stu- because they mask the harsh state health department indif deits natibhwide had tried e- flavor oftraditional tobacco. The cates that there are tens of thou/O cigaretteslast year, the report increased marketing of these sands of fewer teens smoking
said. products is also worrisome, cigarettes today than before the
Th Florida Department of i-cgarettes have brought Tobacco Free Florida program AttHealthsBtireau of Tobacco Big Tobacco back into families' launched in 2007.
-.Free Flodi iddsalarmed by the living rooms," said Tobacco "We have seen notable O/ mounting body of evidence that Free Florida Bureau Chief progress in Florida, yet thj
/- show that youth are,.lndeed, Shannon Hughes. "Tobacco alarming increase in e-cigarette
NO W of ~using e-cigai-ettes. In Florida, produce like cigarettes and dip ,use and in their availability ha,,
4.3 percent of middle school have been banned from adver- the potential to normalize smoke students and 12.1.percent of rising on TV tor decades, and iig again, after decades of harc high school-students had ever for good reason. Yet, new in-. .''work in the state and across th1 2 0 % tried e-cigarettes in 2013, your-face e-cigarette ads have country to reverse that norm,
Sd accoidhig0tonew data released recently infiltrated our airwaves said. Hughes. "A state where
Oilby the health department last with commercials that seem to seeing someone smoke is the~
A e t A wee. The number of Florida have taken a page out of Big exception not the norm is
high school students who had Tobacco's playbook for target- state where more smokers are % tried e-cigarettes doubled ing young people." encouraged to quit and feweq

2 0 fronm 6 pereitin 2011 to 12.1 Florida has made notable youth ever start a healthie
ON WO percent -i I progress in decreasing the Florida for all."
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-f Q AA TALIAHASSEE Do you weight management coaching Tobacco Free Florida has
H- -want to quit tobacco but you're calls. Participants with type 2 also expanded its free nicotine
the~ Clearance Priceconcerned about vvbight gain? diabetes will receive up to three .replacement therapy offeringJ
The Florida Department of calls with registered dietitians Any participant who smokes Health's Tobacco Free Florida trained in the weight loss needs more than nine cigarettes per) program's new expanded of individuals with type 2 dia- day or chews more than tw, resources can help. betes. tins per week is eligible for com-,
Participants who enroll in The Weight Management bination NRT, including a supj the Florida Quitline phone Program is available to Florida ply of both nicotine patches and counseling may access the Quitline participants, age 18 gum, free of charge. Weight Management Program, and older, who speak English, Florida residents who want a pilot program designed to currently use tobacco and have to ciuit tobacco and qualify for help tobacco users quit while a body mass index (BMI) of 23 the Weight ManagementE limiting possible weight gain or higher. Participants cannot Program and/or combination associated with quitting. be pregnant, diagnosed with NRTcan take advantage by call< Those enrolled will receive type 1 diabetes, or have had ing 1-877-U-CAN-NOW. Botli up 'to three tobacco cessation weight loss surgery in the past programs are free. calls in addition to up to three 12 months.

FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27. 2013 NEWS News-Leader 5A

Students visit courthouse, airport Fewer
T Uninsured
For the News Leader

On Dec. 11. Youth children
Leadership Nassau students
legan by observing a juvenile ._ FloridaNews Connection
4ourt hearing and afterwards ST. PETERSBURG- In the
*ere allowed time to get to ongoing saga about health
know Judge Robert Williams. insurance, there is a glimmer of
and other.individuals who play .hope in Florida. The number
Role in the court system. of uninsured children in the
SThe youth then toured the state is heading in the right
courthouse, learning about direction down 14 percent
each department from the very since 2010.
Knowledgeable employees and That figure is found in a
#e even visited the holding report released by the
ells,,irhich was a first-time Georgetown University Center
xpeience. t for Children and Families.
SFron there the students Medicaid coverage for children
ured the county jail and met and the Children's Health
assau County Sheriff Bill Insurance Program (CHIP)
eper. A'lelicious lunch was both have made a big differovided here and the youth ence, said Leah Barber-Heinz,
ncdilded their day with a visit chief., executive of Florida
the Emergency Operations CHAIN, a group working to
Center. improve access to health care.
While there, they learned "That's good news,' and
about how emergency situa- we're continuing to see those
tions are dealt-with and also numbers go down," she said.
about volunteer opportunities "We still have an estimated
through Family Support 436,000 children going without
Services. health insurance, so there's def. Ainitelyroom for improvement"
SAMANTHATALMON Florida still has a higher rate
For the News-Leader sUBMTED PHOTOS of uninsured children than the
Nov. 19 marked the third Youth Leadership Nassau students visit the Nassau County Detention Center under the guidance ofSheiiff Bill national average. A national poll official meeting of the 2013-14 Leeper, above. Jacksonville International Airport employee Debbie Jones gives a presentation to Youth Leadership released with the report indiYouth Leadership Nassau class. Nassau students, below ..., "cates almost nine out of.10 peoThe day began with a press ple believe all children in their
entation on air traffic control at state should have health covthe FSCJ Nassau campus. erage.
Students learned more about In Florida, said Joan Alker,
career opportunities, saw state- executive director of the
of-the-art air traffic control Sim- Georgetown Center, the Latino
ulatioti equiptient ahdi asked' coinmmuinity has the highest perthe professor questions. centageof uninsured children,
The day was followed up by at about 38-percent She said
d tour of Jacksonville language.barriers for parents
International Airport. Students and the need for outreach help
*ere allowed to go behind the explaii "the disproportionate
scenes of the airport and took'a number lacking coverage.
Walking tour into the baggage "We may be seeing children
and security centers. who are in mixed-status famiAfter asking questions and lies, where thechildrenare citlbarning about the airport in izens but their parents rpay be
depth; many students were immigrants," she said. "We may
astounded by how much really have families, if there are immigoes into airport baggage and grant parents, who are very
security. reluctanttoengagewith thegovSAfter leaving the airport, stu ernment and, indeed, fearful to
dents were given i bus tour of engage with the government "
Jaxport. They asked questions Another barrier in Florida
dbout the facility and about is that lawfully residing immiemployment options there. grant children have to wait five
As th6y headed back to years before they are eligible
ItSCJ,4he students talked about for coverage:
hiow they were: going to tell "When children are not
their parents and friends of h)w healthy and they're not able to
much they had learned that day. go to school.ready to learn,"
Cassidy Thompson and she said, everybodyends up
bided 1a l areiAypi Absorbink dst6 6f an unhealthy
'The report and poll are
online at

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6A FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27.2013 NEWS News-Leader

Help for a relationship Prepare for climate change

heading for a breakup in Flor ida, southeast US.
Univerty ofFlorida Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, bly drive dairy and livestock
Many times we can tell vive the challenges, youhaveto relationship, learn to give your GAINESVILLE- People Mississippi, Alabama, the production fai:ther north., whether a romantic relation- work togeth- spouse the benefit of the doubt who live in the southeastern Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Warm weather during winter
ship is going to fall apart. er as a team and always assume the best, United States should begin to Specific findings include: months reduces'yields of blueHowever with some tweaking, to craft win- rather than the worst. When prepare for more drastically Average annual tempera- berry, peach and other crops
you can get back on track and win situations you are a graceful person who changing weather conditions tures are projected to increase that need cool temperatures for
rescue your relationship before for your treats others fairly and respect- everything from heat waves to through the 21st century, with flower buds to break, he said.
it hits the rocks. mutual bene-, fully, even when they occa- poorer air quality caused by the region's interior projected Air quality is projected to
Red Flag 1: Tuning Out fit. sionally make a mistake, it cre- climate change, according to a to warm by as much as 9 decline and pollen counts will
One of the most common Red Flag ates a desire in them to be even new book, edited by a degrees Fahrenheit; goup, damaging human health.
reasons relationships fail is 2: Fighting better and to justify your faith. University of Florida Cold days will become less Residents of the Southeast
because one or both partners is Fire with Fire People will often rise or fall to researcher. frequent and the freeze-free should begin to prepare for the
tuning out. It might sound Couples the eiact level of your expec- The book, which UF's Keith season will lengthen by up to a likelihood of more frequent
minor, but in actuality, few who fight fire tations, so it is a great idea to Ingram helped write, is titled month; extreme weather events,
things are more hurtful than with fire can FITNESS check in on these if you see a "Climate Change of the Temperatures exceeding Ingram said. being ignored by your loved expect a rela- ... problem arising. Southeast United States: vari- 95 degrees are expected to With 26 percent of the U.S.
one, whether that is accompa- tionship that Red Flag 3: Refusing to Own ability, Change, Impacts and increase, across the Southeast population living in the
nied by emotional neglect or is constantly Janice Up Vulinerability." Ingram was the .and heat waves are expected Southeast, the region produces
physical distance. This habit is up in flames. Clarkson No one is perfect, so why is book's lead editor. to become longer by between 25 percent of the country's carabout routinely withdrawing Name calling, it that some of us refuse to take Principal authors and edi- 97 percent. and -234 pe rcent bon dioxide emissions, which
from or abandoning an effort to sarcasm, criticism, and violence responsibility in- our most tors;, including Ingram, unveiled throghthe endof the century;, are partly responsible for the resolve an issue. Sometimes, it from throwing things, slam- -importanit relationships? the book Tuesday. Ingranmis Sea levels will likely rise climate change problem, is more passive-aggressive, like ming doors, to actual physical Passing the buck and playing director of the Southeast average of 3 feet by the Ingram said. giving someone the silent treat- abuse result in emotional the victim are surefire ways to Climate Consortiium and an end of this century. Of particu- "We are a significant conment. Other times, it is more wounds that are hard to heal put a relationship in jeopardy. associate research scientist lar concern is that storm surges tributor, but we can help with overt -like slamming the door and relationships that are hard The Cure: Take with UF's Institute of Food and will compound impacts of rising the solution," he said. and leaving- which gives your to rescue. Responsibility for Your Actions Agricultural Sciences. sea levels, Ingramn said. People The Southeast Climate
partner theuncertaintyofaban- The Cure: Pour Water on with AAA "The Southeast already will have to fill raise existing Consortium works with extendonment. The one common the Flames ., The next tiine you forget an experiences extreme weather-. structures and'build new struc- sion agents and farmers to
theme is that it is a controlling The nextlime you feelanger, anniversary, or say something events including floods, tures on-filled soil, he said. bring them valuable research. mechanism designed to manip- guiding you to say, or do, things hurtful to your spouse, do not droughts, heat waves, cold out- Many cities and counties will "We work on how to adapt to ulate your partner and take you might regret, take time to try to pass the buck and refuse breaks, winter storms, severe have to build or refit water and or mitigate climate change," back power or at least the illu- cool off- count to 10 slowly. If to take responsibility. Instead, thunderstorms, tornadoes and sewer plants so they can ur- Ingram said. sion of it that is'hiot possible, try fram- admit Where you went wrong tropicalcyclones: In the future, vive rising waters caused by Some local governments
The Cure: Take Down the ing your complaints as by using the triple A Souinds these events are likely to floods, Ingram said. Many have agreed to reduce carbon Wall requests. For instance instead simple... and it can save your become more frequent or more builders, residents and gov- emissions, the authors said..
Tuning back in is easy. All of, "Why. did you forget our relationship. severe, causing to damage to ernments are already doing Several agencies helped prorou have to do is agree to listen date?" you: could say, "I feel sad Apology, Affection and a most of our region's agricul- these things, he said. duce the report.They include i to your partner's feedback and that you forgot our date. How promise of Action. You say you ture, stressing our region's While the number of tr6p- three NOAA-funded Regional dedicate time and emotion to can we malk sure this does not are sorry for what you have water resources and threaten- ical storms is projected to Irtegrated Sciences and the relationship again. Starttak- happen again?" Itis about ask- said or doneto hurt or disap- ing human health," he said decrease slightly, the number Assessments Centers: the ing down the emotional wall, ing, "Honqy, did you make a point your partner. You imme- "The sooner we make prepara-. of category 3 to category 5 hur- Southeast Climate Consortium, brick by brick. When speaking purchase Idon t know about?" diately offer ahug, a kiss- some tions, the betteroff we'llbe." ricanes is expected to increase; the Carolinas Regional to your partner, especialy in a rather than ,saying "The meaningfulgesture of warmth. As defined in the book, the High temperature stress- Integrated Sciences and time of crisis,. be sure that you accounti~ 'over'drawn again. You pledge to do something Southeast includes Florida, es in summer will: become, Assessments and the Southern are speaking from'the heart What'did' you buy this time?" that matters to your partner Georgia, South Carolina, North more frequent nd damaging Climate. impacts Planning and not simply saying the Try catching your partner. "From now on, Iwill..." And, of Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, to agriculture, and will, possib Program. words that you think he or she doing something right. Notice course, you stick to that. This "
wants to hear. Look at your one small thing and express rholet thing can take two partner intheeye when heor genuine appreciation That wil minutes, but in that time you she speaks-even if it isnotwhat change your interaction pat- .have healed the past, built a. you want to hear, make physical terns front escalating negativi- bridge to the present, and cre kin can cere ar, risin g
contact daily even if it is just .aty and criticism to building a ated hope for your future.
holding hands, a good morn- culture of appreciation By making simple changes Florida News Connection In Florida according to the literature geared specifically for
ing hug, and re-commit' to the If your partner is the one to the wayyou and your partner TALLAHASSEE Skin can- federal Environmental them, so that they understand relationship. If Jou want your who isfanning the flames, do communicate, you can'keep cer rates are rising in Florida. Protection Agncy, -almost 5,000 that they are dangerous." relationship to stand thetestof notengage intheviciouscycle ourrelationship intact All cou- The American Cancer people were diagnosed with Melanoma, the most.seritime, itis upto you to steer it in of insults and'tantrums. You ples fight and argue;, but it is Society Wants to make sure skin cancer in 2009. More than ous type of skin. cancer, will the direction you want it to go. cannot fight fire with fire ifthe how you fight and argue that- Floridians stay safe. Yolanda' 600 people die inFlorida from account for more than 75,000 That means resolving issues otheiperson willnotdisengage 'determines whether your love Wide, the oiety's healthini- mielanom a, 'the most serious' cases of skin cancer this year, and committing to meeting one in the flame-throwing. If you .caA weather the storm'. t iaftives 'oordinator, recom- type of skin cancer, every year. the society says. another's needs. In order to sur- want to have a quality loving mends Wearing sunscreen with St Johns County had the state's Anyone who is concerned
S Janiee Clarkson, EdD, a a skin protection factor (SPF) of highest death rate 96 percent about a mole that doesn't iook.' Fernandina Beach Resident, is at least 30 when outdoors, and higher than the national aver-, right shouldn't, hesitate to a Licensed Mental Hetalth reapplying it hourly. age. check it out, Wide says. When
.A: l Counselor and' Certified "Individuals interested in Stay, away from, tanning looking at moles, she adds,
r Addiction Professional. Readers possibly receiving a skin cancer beds, Wide says, and tell yong2 remember A-B-C-D things a
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FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27.2013 P0lION News-Leader 7A


ESDE Investing in beaches can pay off

If Florida were a country, it would be the as an estimated $1 billion in local taxes and $3.2 tourism is a competitive field, as countries vie to
world's leading tourist destination, and would billion in federal taxes. maintain and enhance the manmade and natural
FLORIDAS OLDEST WEEKLY NEWSPAPER be the second-ranked country (behind the rest International beach tourists are responsible amenities necessary to attract them: Viewing
ESTABLISHED IN 1854 of the United States) in the world for tourist for about $12.6 billion, and help to give the United Florida's beaches as one of those natural amenispending. States a trade surplus of $4.8 billion (that's what ties that can entice international tourists (and
The News-Leader is published with pride weely That's just the beginning -of an analysis of Florida tourists spend outside the U.S. versus their discretionary dollars), an investment in for the people of Nassau County by Community Florida's beaches byJames R. Houston, director what international tourists spend in Florida): maintaining those beaches can be given a dollar Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe emeritus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Factor in the indirect spending from beach value in resulting tourism -and a lack of investment
that strong newspapers build strong communi- Engineer Research and Development Center, tourism, and Houston estimates these tourists are similarly can be translated in tangible losses.
ties-"Newspapers get things done!" Our primary which was included in the latest issue of "Shore responsible forgenerating some 10 percent of the So, he says, a 1 percent drop in Florida's
goal is to publish distinguished and profitable
goal is to publishdientd newspaps. This missionfitable & Beach," published by the American Shore & state's $754 billion Gross Domestic Product. international beach tourists would result in an
will be accompished through the teamwork of Beach Preservation Association. The total value of insured coastal propertyin annual $32 million in lost tax revenue to the fedprofessionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, qual- Of course, beaclies are the iconic image of the Florida is almost $2.5 trillion (in 2007 data, the eral government or 15 times more money than ity and hard work. Sunshine State, which has the most ocean coast- latest available) the highest of any state. the federal government spent on Florida's beachline of any of the continental United States and Just under half of the state's coastline is es in 2013 (or twice the amount spent in 2012), Foy R. MALOY JR.. PUBLISHER trails only Alaska among all states. But Houston deemed "critically eroding," so what kind of He concludes: '"It is folly to not support
MICHAEL PARNELL-. EDITOR chronicles how much impact those beaches real- investment is being made to protect this valuable restoration and maintenance of the very infraMIKE HANKINS. ADVERTISINGDIRECTOR ly have on Florida's economy in this extensive infrastructure? structure (beaches) that attracts these internaROBERT FIEGE. PRODUCTIONDIRECTOR article: Localgovernments contribute an estimated tional beach tourists. ... Without action, notonly
BoB TI MPE. CIRCULATIONDIRECTOR Florida's beaches are the mostvisited in the 2.2 percent of the $1 billion they receive annually do local communities, the state and the nation
ANGELINE. MUDD. world, with an estimated 810 million day visits for beach tourists to maintain and restore beach- ultimately suffer significant economicimpacts,
BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER- annually (over California's 720 million dayvisits). es (or about $22 million). butwe all lose the esthetic and recreationalbenThese include visits by residents, tourists from State government, through its dedicated fund- efits of Florida having beaches that have -been SIAN RERRY. ASSISANTEDITOR "other states and internationaltourists. ing mechanism (which suffered some setbacks recognized as world class for their beauty and
BETH JONES. SPORTs EDITOR Florida's day visits also dwarf the 280 mil- during the economic downturn and also funds sheer fun."
TOM Wooo DINK NESMITH lion day visits to all National Park Service prop- the state agency that oversees beaches) has "Shore & Beach" is a peer-reviewed technical
CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT erties annually alongwith the137million dayvisit been spending about $17 million on beach proj- journal on coastal management and science pub
to the Top 20 U.S. theme parks. ectsperyear.recently -or less than 1 percent of lished quarterly since 1933 by the Arherican
C Icomminity Houston estimates that, in 2012, tourists the tax revenue tourists to those beaches gen- Shore. '& Beach Preservation Association. A
Newspapers, drawn to Floridh beaches (roughly half of the erate.l, searchable index is
Incorporated state's totalhe says) spent about $36 billion-and Finally, the federal government-which gets PDF version ofthe Houston article is available The vlew expressed by the colnumnists and were directly responsible for more than ahalf-mil- $3.2 billion in beach tourist tax revenues each by request to
ltrewritersonthispag areheirom lion of the state's 8.7 million jobs ... and may year- has spent between 0.05 percent to 0.5 .
anddonotnecessarily refectthevlems of support more than a million jobs total. percent of that amountto hell maintain Florida's Harry Simmons is president of the American
thenewspaper its owners orempboyees These beach tourists paid $2.2 billion in state beaches in recent years. Shore & Bedach Preservation Association.
sales taxes (12 percent of allcollected), as well Houston makes the point that international

friendly adice.

from our lk .Phil

Dear grandchildren:
I haven't offered a lot of correction never .
had to other than "don't push on the window.
screen," "don't go near the'lake without an
adult" and "don't eat that -- it's dirty." .
But I do have a little
advice and some commands that your parents may not have given already.
I was reminded of some of
these things on a trip to town
one afternoon:
Keep up with your socks. N
As was entering Books-AMillion to buy a copy of Dr.
FROM Seuss's "You're Only, Old"
S Once, A Book for Obsolete
Children," I saw a child's
HO1ME sock in front of the store.
OFFICE The obvious question is,
-..........-- "How does onelose a sock at
Pi ud ,l.oBoks-A-Million?"' There
P4gHnu s was no laundromat in sight Books-A-Million does not sell socks. So what's
the answer?Ifrahkly, I think losing onessbeks-- 0 i ,rbe' -h'AMr'I .. -' ;'-.-.,
may bethefirst sign of carelessness in a ,'child ---' o ). <'' ,. and senility in an adult, Only a clothes dryer
can lose-socks ad get away with it. "
Always tip the person who wipes down201
your car. I thought of this advice after get- C a
tingafreecarwash and watching a young lady 0a o
and older man dry down .my truck. They, DARKOW/COLUMBIA(MO),DAILYTRIBUNE
might not do as well as you would, after all, it's
might not do s wellashwyowould; after, citation an last 30 years. Today the realvalue of Publix hold down two jobs to sup- $1.7 trillion in 2012. Just suppos
not their car. But show your appreciation any- i. i. )!i :t '' mmm:ae. ucaig pbthk.fmle;.bt

way, and tip even more when the car wash is last Frid Da Sot contain the minimum wage purchasing port their' families.A bartender I most of that $300 billion increase
ofreey power is 30 percent lower than it know also works as a legal aid se. gone to low- and middle
Avoid bumper -stickers. ,OK, Ansley, you u m wa e wr o was in 1968. Mr. Scott's Dec 20, column income wage earners. Chances are
can get away with the big A in pink, but sar- beihm a i tie thise Polls show that 73 percent of the describes groups of people who in petty good they would have spen
... believe thtiis'lm .oriel~ ifh l dsr e
castic and tasteless bumper stickers are annoy- hatwag is belief isat itwould public supports raising minimum his opinion need to change their it rather than saved it. They woul4
ateadtasteless bumper stickers are annoy- timumt hisg ....=......... .......:h...'s
fing, especially when the letters are too small droouconoIreone wage. Inc reading the minimum circumstances aiid their behaviors have bought more food and cloth?
foi old people toread. o otnon at to wage to $9.80-per hour would play in order to have "a better .paying ing. Maybe a new car or replacedSmile for the photographer. The excep- an important role in bolstering the job." Walkinig a mile ina few o old household appliances. EquallyP a.been visceral he. arpon4 fewnr i iprat h icesddmrd
tions are.1) when you're getting your drivers fas v h a nation's economic recovery.Higher :those people's shoes wuid help important, the increased, demand
license or passport renewed and 2) when A bill beforethe House and wages for the lowest paid workers him understand their situations. for goods and services would lea4.. you're in a line-up. And I trust you'll never be Awoeuld put mneyinto pockets of .Increasing the minimum wage is a to more production of these com
YOU nin-e; al rais-ewo uld putmmoneyiniintompocketsuofmn Sin a line-up.. Seate wouldraie the minimum people who are more likely to spend way to give the majority of this modities. More production leads t4
Always beresponsible for yourself: Your wage from $7.25 do$ fr au the cash immediately, thus increas- nation's citizens more equitable more employees and more profit( mama won't always be there to tellyou where al adjustments to account for ifla- ing demands for goods andservic- opportunities. hich (lo and behold) leads to high.
the trash receptacle is located, so look for it t I d i es in our local economy. The Peggie Weeks er stock value. So those wealthiest
yourself. Properly dispose of your sandwich um od e n Economic Policy Institute estimates Fernandina Beach 400Americans still see an increset
muiaeotp ',keir fromf !6cnornlcy Jtueenmtsi Fernain
wrappers and drink -cups, and when you'e the current rate of $213 per hour in thatthis increase in theminimum * -in their net worth.
r r d c n treating ina park south of the Gnat Line inlate sm se w r is r e wage would generate more than In his column on Dec. 20, Dave 'Dare we call this "trickle-up eco
summer, do it quickly. some states where it has remained $25 billion in new consumer spend-- Scott asked -for an economic atgu- nomics." Putting money in the
w Drink your own tap water. Your parents and sne9. Ifemniu"n whc insulturn
grnkourowntawater.Yourparents and sincelfnu wa had keptig which inturn would result in mentto support a higher minimum hands of people who will spend iW
platc be s, filtee with inflationuover e last 40. .more than 100,000 new full-time wage. Here's one. Instead of talldng rather than hoard it makes good
waterfrom those pasticibottes, so aves~me p s,it would currently'be $10.74 jobs -- about "makers" and "takers," let's economic policy. Dave, I hope this
money when you get big and buyyuun- termore, if it had grown atthe Most of the people I know who talk, about "hoarders" and answers your question.
ter for the kitchen. Soon you'll have enough agesfr the top 1 areworking for minimum wage are "spenders." Joseph A Kayne
saved for a ne icar I y sp c p roeit today it would be $28.34 also working multiplejobs. My son-. The combined wealth of the -Fernandina Beach
Do not go on Dr Phil I'llbe your Dr. Phil *Cngress has raised the min- waits tables and coaches gyimnas- Forbes 400 richest Americans
if you insist on having one, but please do not imumwage on threedtmes in the tics. A number of the employees at increased to $2 trillion in 2013 from let that mah embarrass you and the whole
family as millions of people watch. If you're .
having trouble gettingyour homework done
every night, I can offer the same advice as Dr/ l c n
Phil: Start earlier. - "

Always be polite. There's nothing wrong or
old-fashioned about saying "yes sir" and "no
ma'am" and "thank you. --Will they get their own house in order in Republican primaries in May Winning isn't easy. When Republicans only
And be kind toyour elders. If you notice time to take control of the Senate in 2014 and the than win general elections in have the House, and notthe Senate or the White. I've started losing my socks, remember that White House in 2016? November; it's still all about House or the courts or the media, we're starting]
no one gets too old for Dr. Seuss. Will they stop fighting with one another in ideological purity in the short from ground zero.
Love, public over internal family matters and focus run and not about winning the We can't afford to throw rocks at each other int
Granddad the GOP's collective eye on those crucial politi- war in the long run. publicor nit-pickateachother's ideologicalpurit
cal prizes before it's too late to save the country?" To the GOP's tea-party Winning back the Senate and the Whjtd
PhiJ Hudgins is the senior editor for It sure doesn't look like it. minority, Paul Ryan has gone House has to be the GOP's master plan, andCommunity Newspapers Inc., the media com- Republicans proved once again they've from GOP poster boy to sell- cait be sabotaged by things like intramura
pany that owns the News-Leader learned nothing from their past mistakes during, out. Ditto Marco Rubio for his budget fights. the recent squabbling over the bipartisan Ryan- impure thoughts on immigra- Budget fights? In the real world, the federal
Murray budget deal. tion reform. SENSE budget is never going to be 100-percent ofwha
The GOP managed to do two things, both of Ditto Chris Christie, first for ...,N... anyone wants. them bad for the battered Republican brand. embracing the president and Is a budget fight to the death by hdrdliner
The party again showed the public how.dys- second for not being suffi- Michael really worth another government shutdown thae SERVING YOU functional it is. And it proved how little its lead- ciently conservative while rack- Reagan causes future Ken Cuccinellis of the world td
ers andinternalwings and factions have learned ing up a big win in the blue lose and makes the GOP look like the party o
in 2013. state of Neiv Jersey. dumb bad guys? -o
Nassau County Commissioners: Last week House leader John Boehner made One of these days the Republican Party is I don't think so.
Danny Leeper, District 1-Femandina Beach, -headlines by blasting'the fiscal hardliners at going to find out that it is not the Conservative Once Republicans win back the White Hous 261-a029 (h 4a-a68 (col), Heritage Action, Club for Growth and Party. and the Senate, conservatives can make all the
email: deeper @nassaucountyfl:cm FreedomWorks for denouncing the Ryan-Murray There are liberals, moderates and conserva- budget changes they want.
Steve Kelley District 2-Amelia Island, deal before they even saw it, ties in the GOP- and conservatives are going Until then, if Republicans in Washington ard
Nassaiville, O'Neil, 277-3948 (h), 556-0241 (ell), Then Boehner accused the tea-partywiilg of to have to understand that they are in fact the going to attack each other, they should learn t email: the GOP of 'misleading their followers" and minority. do it behind closed doors.
Pat Edwards, District 3-Yulee, 4395-0260 (cell), destroying their credibility. Meanwhile, here's a radical idea for my good
mail: It's hard to fault Boehner's outburst. For the tea-party friends and soulmates. Michael Reagan is the son ofPresident Ronald
Barry Holloway, District 4- Hilliard, Bryceville, entire year the GOP has been more interested in If you want to see a federal budget you can Reagan, a political consultant, and the author o Boulogne, 879-3230 (h), 753-1072 (cell), mail: shooting down its own rising stars than breaking abide, or if you want to have a smaller, kinder, "The New Reagan Revolution" (St. Martins Press) the Democrats' chokehold on Washington. gentler federal government that runs the wayyou This column is distributed exclusively by Cagl@
Walter J. Boatright, District 5-Callahar, Conservative principles are great. But to lit- want, I suggest you do what the Democrats do Cartoons newspaper-syndicate. 879-2564 (h), 753-0141 (cell), te-tent conservatives who'd rather win win.
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E Navy Cmdr. Sharif.H. of Toms River High School
Calfee, son of Annette Galfee East, Toms River, NJ., and
of Fernandina Beach, recent- joined the Navy in May 1996.
ly assumed duties as corn- He is a 2003 graduate of U.S.
manding officer aboard the Naval Postgraduate School,
guided missile destroyer USS Monterey, Calif., with a M.S.
/ McCampbell, homeported in degree and 1996 graduate of
Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Naval Academy, AnnaCalfee is a 1992 graduate polis, Md., with a B.S. degree.


N JACKSON, Tenn.- them was Molly King of
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anyone, including non-alco- Sundays, Tuesdays and
holics, families, etc., who may Fridays (Step Speaker) and at
be interested in Alcoholics 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1014
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AA meetings are non-smok- -A covered dish cookout is
Sin.i and one hour in duration, held the last Saturday of
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Alcoholks Anonymous fellowship.
meetings for people who *
have, or think they may have, The Ft. George Group
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J Satuirdays at 10 a.m. at Priice Fridays at 7:30 p.m. (open
of Peace Ltitheran'Church, on discussion).
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enter the meetings through Group meets in the YMCA
the side door. building on Pages Dairy Road
*** .on Sundays at 8 p.m. (open
S The Fernandina Beacih discussion); Tuesdays at 8
Group meets in the Amelia pim. (open Big Book);
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The Newcomers Club of (open discussion) and 6;30 YMCA building on Pages
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ee for prospective mem- Fridays at 11 a.m. (open Big the group by email at .
bers on Dec. 5 at the Book study) and 7 p.m. (open YuleeAlanonFG@hotmail.
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have lived here) are .wel.~t, Satur. ~t' am. (9pen.- drinking, meets at 11 a.m.
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FRIDAY DECEMBER 27.2013 NEWS News-Leader 9i

Some thoughts on Consumer confidence holds steadyw h at m akes fo r a University ofFlorida sus over whether now is a good improving with the median price gains thus far are solid
GAINESVILLE time to buy a big-ticket item price of a single-family home and not likely to decline, they
h aConsumer sentiment among such as a washing machine fell. in Florida increasing $90(from will not be the same driver (i
P.Floridians was unchanged in Improving economic condi- October to November to the recovery as they have
h ap p N w Y aDecember, the same levelas in tions may be contributing to $169,900 the first monthly been."
November, according to a new Florida's sustained consumer increase since July Prices are Holiday spending is wea Billions of "Merry" part of this University of Florida survey. .confidence, McCarty said. For up 13.3 percent from the previ- er than last year.
Christmas and "Happy" New was the cor- "Much as we expected, the example, the Gross Domestic ous year. '"This is a combination o
Year greetings are exchanged relation of consumer sentiment index Product, the most basic meas- However, residentialvalues deep discounting by retailers
very season. When we wish age and hap- remained flat in December," ure of the U.S. economy, was may not rise as much in 2014. and avery short holiday season
someone a happy new year, it piness. There said Chris McCarty, director of revised up for the third quarter "For one thing, those in compared to last year due tq
tends to be a very generic ges- isa U-bend of UF's Survey Research Center to 4.13 percent, although three charge of federal programs that the lateness of Thanksgiving:!
ture. Instead of resolutions that happiness in the Bureau of Economic and quarters of the growth was due helped to sustain the recovery McCarty said. "Retailer"
most struggle with, let's look a advanced in Business Research. "It is now to increased inventories. will use the good economic attempts to capture an extra
little deeper at the wish for hap- several arti- apparent that thesharp drop in The economy is also adding news asan opportunity to begin day by opening on
piness in 2014, and maybe cres I found. confidence in October was jobs. The Florida unemploy- backing away from such sup- Thanksgiving may have helped
reflect on our own approach. Happiness largely a response to the U.S. ment rate declined again in port," McCarty said. but will not fully counteract tht
Happiness is defined: a mental rises to age government shutdown, and per- November, down 0.3 percent to The Federal Reserve, for short season."
or emotional state of well-being 30, particular- COR haps more importantly, the 6.4 percent, which is lower than example, will.reduce its pur- McCarty expects con;
characterized by positive or ly in our 20's. ...__ threat of the U.S. defaulting on the U.S. iate of 7 percent. An chase of treasuries and mort- sumersto be affected by thi
pleasant emotions ranging from Happiness its debt" estimated 2,000 people who left gage-backed securities, which rhetoric from Washington sur,
contentment to intense joy. I dips in our RickKeffer According to the December the labor force permanently or will increase mortgage interest rounding the debt ceiling
reseiirched and found some 40's and 50's. Happiness goes survey, respondents' overall stopped looking for work, how- rates. In addition, the FHA debate. While there is an agree food for thought about the upafter 60. For the young per- view that they are better off ever, made the Florida unem- plans to lower the cap it will ment to fund thegovernmen] modelfor happiness, son making their way in life dur- financially than ayear ago fell, ployment figure look better cover for home loans from through 2015, there is riot a
What drives happiness? 1) ing their 20's, know it should but their expectations for their than it is, McCarty said. $729,750 to $625,500. 'Fannie deal yet to extend the debt cei Self-esteem liking the person be fun. For the people in their financial situations ayear from "As the recovery takes hold, Mae and Freddie Mac will raise ing beyond Feb. 7. in the mirror. 2). Social interac- 40's and 50's with a lot on their now rose. Confidence in the we expect the unemployment guarantee fees to lenders, Details of the December sur tions happiness comes from plate, know you are not alone;, nation's economy over the com- rate to increase somewhat as which will be passed on to bor- vey can be found at people. 3) Humor -'laughter is For those in their golden years, ing year dropped, while trust some of these discouraged rowers.
good for the souL 4) Free time enjoytheblist. Every studywill in its performance over the next workers start looking for jobs "All of this adds up toaddi- to spend focused on social tell you that money and happi- five years was unchanged. again McCarty said. tional expenses for buyers,"
interactionswith family, friends ness have no connection. Age Finaly,* respondents' consen- The housing market is also McCarty said. "While housing or other pursuits. 5) Giving our- 46 is the toughest year for hapselves in service work or vol- piness on average. It is also, on B I
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ous giving column. The five ing. year for the 'average components of happiness orig- Aierican. Two statistics that I inate from a study, the blurbs learned independently that are t afterwards are my reinforce- an interesting parallel. ov. 17, Lisa Waas (right) passed her
ment. '.Happiness peaks in your o.7 iaWa rg0psehr:
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SThere exist.secondary ben- early 70's, on average. You hve achievement to becoming certified I yengar ,efits to happiness, and they a few bucks hopefully and ygteacher. Nextyear she will be assessed make sense .- ptoducfivity, health is holding up. Enjoy the at the nexlevelto become the first certified longevity, health and personal ride. Please excuse my use of yeg ar yoga teacherin Northeast Florida. fulfillment. Any of those you "on average" so \often. Itis yengaryoga a developed by KS wouldntvotefor?' beca{ise that these outlooks on lyengar The methoga wsdeveloped byon alignmentKS
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alone. Reflectigik on.thig'iade involve 340,847 respondents with a minimum threeyear dedicated practice me think of Tom Hanks' movie and seems a good sample. as an yengaryogstudent Teachers in train role stranded on an islandwith As you extend happy New ianyeng yog studtha entir certified lyengar
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The Fernandina Beach and West Nassau high school girls open play at 5 today. Yulee and the FBHS M boys play at 6:30 p.m. Baldwin
1. and West Nassau's boys play
in the nightcap at 8 p.m Yulee's girls are idle and play. in Saturday's championship game.
SThe boys consolation 'gaiie is slated foi 5 p. nt Saturday, followed by the girls ivinner and lule at 6:30 p.m: The biys championship tilt is at 8 p.m.
TheF.eirnandina 13Beach HighSchool boys basketball' PHOTOS BY BH JONES/NEWS-LEADER team vill be coiIng ff a63SThe Yulee and Fernandina Beach boys 30 win over Bishou Snydr
and girls basketball teams compete in the Dec. 20
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Cub hosts annual Santa Derby tournament at Log Pi
I ThityfRxilknt MO .with a score-of 67, runner upi
!the W6mei's Gotf Association, Janet Petetrsen's final score, :from the Amelia island Club was 74. participate the annua In the tine-hole division,.
Santa Derbytournament, the winner., with a final score
-held on he Long Point Golf of 28 was Ruth Garis, while Course Dec. 5-6. This two-day Dora'Yelk was th 'runner-up event featured a selective with ascore of 38. Scoring ormat; whereby an individual player could Red and Green umeyL
improve e h overall net sore ,hlo
-:6n a holoeby-hole basis. At the hd a4.a gPomt 0 PO 7end of the second day, Carol The Long Point Golf SKimmel was (leclared the Course was the loVation for Overall champion with a final the Amelia Island Club score of 63. Women'sGolf Association's
Players were divided ac- annual holiday Red and
cording to flights. 'In the Greeni Ball golf tournament SUBMITrrED
Santa flight, Judy Schmomn- Dec: 12 ,,- Amelia island Club 2913
sees took first place wio a Twenty-six members of Santa Derby golf tourna-, score of 67, while Jane Sichau both the nine-hole and 18- ment winner Carol was the rtnner-up with a bhole divisions played together Kimmel. score of 69In thfe Reindeer in teams, which featured a flight Phyllis Watson finished nine-hole scrt'amble format. with a flight-winning score of First-place honors were given to the team of Mary S65; ViriginiaArdia placed sec- awarded to the team of Lesher, Cherie Billings, Janet .... .tED
ond in the flight with a final Melonie Murphy;Pete May, Ltakaszewic.z and Pat. The winners of the Red and Green B ll tournament are, from left, Melonie Murphy, scor e of 73. SUsanne Brisach and Ruth Henderson, also with' a final Pete May and Susanne Brisach. Not pictured" Ruth Garis.
In the North Pole flight, Gns with a total score of 59; score of 61.
PatGiegclaimed first-place second place wa won by the Schmonsees won the clos', honors with a score of 64, foursome of Gail'Biondi, est-to-the-pin honorsfor her, ered in the Long Point ,President Sandy Clower clothing from the Long Point while Claire Barry finished Claire Barry, Jeanie Selig and shot on hole No. 5, while Clubhouse for their luncheon Gerry Okin, Linda Rajfe," golf shop as well as casual E with her runner-up score of Kris Stenson with a total Murphy had the longest drive and a special hoiiay treat, a Jeanie Selig and Debi Sutton and evening wear provided 67. In the Mrs. Claus flight; score of 61; and in a score- on hole No. 6. fashion show;whcih was were thd featured models for by Lori + Lulu, located ir
Mary Brannen was victorious card playoff,.third place was After play, members gath- organized by WGA Vice thisevent presenting golf downtown FernandinaBeach.

196 compete in annual Inights of Columbus golf tournament
an unseasonably warm
-and sunny December day, 96 .w omen and men playedin the
-four th Annual St Michael Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament was held Dec. 6 at the Oak Marsh Course ofthe, Omni Amelia Island Planta;
tion resort.
Each year this event has pi oved to be intensely com-. petitive-and this year was no .
exception. Four teams posted :
identical netscores of 52. Consequently, the Oak Marsh
pro staff resorted to a tie ..
breaking formula to deter- ... mine the winners.
Capturing first place was the team of Bob Gerth, Tom Quinlan, Earl Kalil and Doug -suMrID PHOTOS
Grant. Second place went to Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament women's longest-drive winner Nicole Hartsfeld, left. First-place team members Tom Quinlan and Bob ;the foursome of Joe Murphy, Gerth, center. First-place team members Earl Kalil and Doug Grant, right. Louis Tuay, Ed Bowe and Larry Byrd. Finishing third ;was the quartet of Shawn and Hartsfeld and in the'women's year. Men and women com- ment are the Nassau County Jacksonville International that 1.8 million Catholic men. Nicole Hartsfeld, Vincent division and Ed Bowe in the peted against each other. Special Olympics,TheSalva- Airport and the Wheelchair Last year, the Knights of. Abrahams and Brian Gerbes. mens' division. Marti Cain Sponsored by the St. tion Army Hope House, The Foundation that provides Columbus raised more that :
-The fourth-place team con- won the women's closet-to- Michael Knights of Columbus Nassau Council on Aging, the wheelcairs to veterans. $158 million for charitable zsisted of Al Watson, Bill the-pin contest and Al Watson Council 14295, the tourna- Cold Night Shelter, ARK of The local St. Michael : needs andprojects. In addiAmos, Bill Smiley and Tom took honors for the men. ment supports many charita- Nassau and the Care Centers Knights of Columbus Council tion, during the same amount
i. Sutton. Larry Brauda won a special ble causes in Nassau County of Nassau. Assistance has is one of more that 14,000 of time, the Knights perThe tournament's longest- closest-to-the-pin contest that and elsewhere. Among those also been given to the United councils worldwide and the formed more than 70 million drive champions were Nicole was held for the first time this benefitting from this tourna- Service Organization at the global membership is more hours of volunteer service.

FRIDAY. DECEMBER 27.2013 SPORTS News-Leader l1

Hensler's December queen sPORTS SHORTS
~Tr'4n d at the Baseball Factory National World Series
Julie Hensler istheDe- at Pirate City, the Omaha National World
cember Queen of Teesir the a ranh a e i2a ee Series and the Baseball Factory Spring
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f aorhe fight against-breast cancer The Since 1994, Baseball Factory has helped
crowned at the holiday party Walkun group meets Saturdays at am. at over 50,000 high school players reach their
fowgng the gomatch Dec different locations and distances: The training dream of playing college baseball. In addition, free and all are welcome. For information over 3,500 players have been drafted and
Telow netsc th call Y Yoga at 415-9642ar visit 325 have gone on to play in the majors. Base
day went to Hensi ith a 67. ball Factory and Under Armour conduct over
Their was lowgross/low 200 tryouts a year throughout the country.
net forthe league. Sinupf0socer
Flightonewinnerswre Amelia Island Youth Soccer registration is GamoBIMUCk OisOsae
Linda Scott, lowgrosswith an open. Register at www.aiysoccercom. Cost is kets to the 69th annualTaxSlayer co
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w~ .'beewaalefr -Te rider Armour Baseball Factory with two of the n ation's great 6ol1egiate footfist plk low anet between National Tryout will take place in Jacksonville with two of the nation's great collegiate footRobin RicherandJeoinette Jan. 12 at Florida State College at Jackson- l confer edoes the n g Tenhe
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Nancy Inboden with 72. The registration fee is $99. Visit baseballfac- Jacksonvilleare $80f r VIP seats and $60
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Renee Pimsner, with a Factory representative, or ackgsot 79 70gatorbowl .
score of 101, was first for low Many talented players from the area have or cal(904) 791700
gross in flight four. Sharon come through Baseball Factory's program,
Sheets-Lori)g, 'with a 74, was including Jacksonville's Kellen Creech. In BoulesQub
first low net and Helen Hirsch January of 2010, Creech attended an Under Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
was second low net with a 79. SUBMITED Armour Baseball Factory National Tryout, pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.,
Flight five winners were Julie Hensler was crowned FBWGA December Queen of where his performance earned him a selec- Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays at
Joyce Tonti, low-gross score Tees. tion to the 2010 Omaha National World 3:30 p.m. at the Femandina Beach courts at
of 119; Wendy Pelletier, 77 for Series. During this event, Baseball Factory the s6uth end of the downtown marina.
first low net; and Jean Taylor, invades the College World Series in Omaha, Petanque (pay-tonk) is a-cousin0 of both
second low net with 'an 83. The entry fee is $150 and scramble format. Women's Neb, for a week of intense training ahd com- horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling Keep Feb. 4 open on calen- inicludescart, green fees, pre- foursomes are assured first or petitive game play. In between training, play- game. The public is welcome to join. dars for the FBWGA Island tournament reception second low net and every fifth ers get to see the stars of the futureperform Call 491-1190 for information.
Challenge. Details to follow Thursday evening for golfers, spot thereafter. Organize a asthey attend College World Series games. soon. sponsors and guests, prizes foursome orbegrouped.' Kellen, a third baseman and right-handed IL
for everyfoursome, door Registration closes Jan. 24. pitcher, graduated from Mandarin Christian .
prizes and silent auction, Entries received after that School and has continued his academic and The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the prizes fdr closest-to-pin, date will be put on awaiting baseball success at Ave Maria University in. first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten The Amelia Island Muse- longest drive, putting, awards list. -Ave Maria. Acres Social hour at 6:30 p.m., meeting at
urn of history's 12th annual presentation withheavy hors For information, contact Baseball Factory's staff of professional 7 30 p.m. Contact Commodore Kent McKee Golf Tournament will be held d'oenvres, beer andwine. Gray at 261-7378, ext. 102, or scouts, former professional players, and for- at (770) 287-5606 or cofirnmodore@ameliaisat noon Feb.7. Tournament is handicap mer college coaches will evaluate players on Visit www.ameliaislandsail________________________________......__:__.... ~the field and lead a college recruiting question .RE. CRATONRO Nand answer session Those in attendance will .RECREATION ROUNDUP .learn about the college recruiting process and
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Jan.10 at Femnanllna Beach 4:30/72'0 Boys play at2230 p.m.

12A FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27,2013 NEWS News-Leader

Fallen vets honored at Yulee Elementary.

A small round-table is set with symbolic items for the Fallen Comrades Table .1Ceremony observed at Yulee Elemientary School.

1 The single red rose dis-. strength gained through faith to' honor them.": 'M oret tha 0uta d y0f c o played in a vase is a reminder of find peace and sustain those 16Obrvtiie items-inth
faln, lost and missing. stngAnaya Haipna said,
and the loved ones and friends The glass is inverted as a understand hco satvwould be HEATHER A. PERRY, off from school. foreign soil, anid for those who' who miss them everyday reminder they cannot toast with: 'fb tears. It' saddens; pepl
News-Leader "Not that it was just another went. missing and have not, The vase~ is tied with a red us at thi's time',, whenthoy, lose som~nfe or
day, but a day that was given to found, their way back home. ribbon, a symbol of continued The ch air is empty as they they en i''oanything to conMelssaStoes eaces ono thse ho ad acrficd. histable symbolizes that all determination. to remember the are no longer with us. tro at ttai.,..
fourth grade at ,Yulee and who are still serving our of those Americans are with us. fallen, find the missing, and dis. Letus remember and never 'r Dalton Woods asked. "Why Flementaryr School- and has country today" .... they, are herein sirit." play the patriotism that is forget J don'tiwe puash'the' chair Under
family, members who served 'Pod Partner Sinha Little,' A ,ordi fg' tote.:itfrAmrc..Each morning foraw k the table:P'
their country whose brother serves in the Air the -ceremnony; each aspect.:of A slice o f lemon on th -the teachers shAkdt he story When~ hiefound wat it's
"My dad was in the Force, agreed and the teachers the-scene has meaning, starting:bed lt is to remind eovery-' a .nd two facts rekarding the,' lecatise tb .,ciar'istt$ be le4 Merchant Marines. My grand- had their children set the scene within tbewi~ isrudt n ftobtr aeo hs lcmnfitems'on the table, emp~t easeth~~vl no
father aid uncle, (POW) 'were in for the Fallen Co mades Table show, everlasting, concernfor who will never return, and theirlmeaning on the Yulee longer be ,with bis" w1 huisfii lhe Ary (both deceased)." Ceremony fist adapted by U.S. the fallen and ite missing.,. A pinch of, salt symbolies, Elementary School morning heead-i$ r iiply qaidh's','
Her brother serves in the Army SgL.Skip Spoerke (Ret), -The wh1fit tblecloth syrn- the tears endured by friends'- --news. -sad 7 '
.Aand missed the bombing, who wrote, "The table is, ,bolizes the prity f~~eja ~dfmle ftoewo ae .Fut r~~-M~d~ ~ iieaiy ,lool is
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As' Nov. 11 .,approached, members Who have perished hv ~leno th batefed 4di- ;and frightened our veterans, bt4i I thought i ~ \)
Stokes wanted her 'students to, on 'the battlefield, those who 'addfbe. children and iviflans ~Amnericans who could do noth-' was special for familie's who had, .Iaecm understand that Vetern Day have not been returned to us -h pejrishied~when' Amnerica- ing as 'the country was attacked. members that served'in the ffiil. "
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answer Lad play to benefit library

O ver the last three years, acclaimed Ken Howard; and her husband, Jules Lederei play, Eppie says, 'Listen, I'm not an expert on
actress Sinda Nichols has enthralled co-founder of Budget Rent A Car. She also any subject. But I can get to the experts.'
audiences in the U.S. and Ireland reads excerpts from her favorite letters, That sounds like the quintessential librarian
with her stunning portrayal of poet ranging from the hilarioutis (marital kink, vac- to me. You can't get mucA more appropriate Emily Dickinson in the one-woman show, wunming in the nude and how to hang a toilet than that!" "The elle of Amherst" directed by Ron paper roll) to the heartbreaking (struggles The library fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. Kiurtz. Now, the talented pair is collaborating with homosexuality, addiction and the after- with both a silent auction and a reception feaon another play abouta pimmenfit "lady of math of an auto accident). Gradually we learn touring wine and heavy hors d oeuvres. The letters"' advice columnist Ann Landers to that Eppie is struggling with heartbreak of performance will begin at 7 p.m. premiere locally at the Woman s Club of her own and with how/whether to reveal it in Caf6 table seating (tables seat four) and Fernandina Beach on Jan. 25. her column. theater seating tickets ate available. Visit the
"The Lady with All the Answers," by for- The play's local premiere on Jan. 25 is the FOL website at www.fernaridinafoLorg (clickmer "CSI" scriptwriter David Rambo, is,' centerpiece of an exclusive benefit hosted by on the Donate Now button), call 321-6259 or drawn from the life and letters of Ann the Friends of the Library to raise funds for email Tickets are Landers with the cooperation of her daugh- the expansion and renovation of the also available at the Fernanrdina library, 25 N. ter, Margo Howard. The play is awitty explo- Fernandina Beach branch library of the Fourth.St., on Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon ration of the wise, funny and no-n6rinsense Nassau CountyLibrary System. It's a labor of and Wednesdays from 3 to. 5 p.m. For inforEsther "'Eppie" Lederei;r, Who for nearly half a love for Nichols and Kutz, who are both mation, call 321-6529 or mail info@fernandcentury wrote the hugely popularAnn strong library advocates. He is a former Landers advice column. member of the Friends board, and she has Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library
:Theaction takes place in Led erer's Gold .donated abortion of the proceeds from is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation that proCoast apartment in Chicago oiin a night mi "Belle" to the Fernandmina Beach libraryand motes literacy and life-long learning and to June 1075. There, she regales us with anec- other local libraries in communities where advocate and raise funds for the library. Email d6tsabut her twin sisterandlfellow advice shehas performed.. FernandinaLibFriends@gmailcom or visit :PRO OF SEVEL -ESY.oFSEVELG
columnist Pauline "Popo" Lederer, aka Asked why she thought a play about Ann and click on Friends of Siiida Nichols will -stair in the upcom ingplay,
Abigal'Van Buren ("Dear Abby"); Eppie's Landers was an appropriate library fundrais- the Library. "Answer Lady," about advice columnistAnn
daughter, Mrgo, then married tthe actr er, Nichols responded, "At one pintinthe Landers. The showisdirectedby Ron KurtzT

RENOWNED PIANIST Soprano tenor retun

for'My Favorite Thing

For the News-Leader
"My Favorite Things, Part 2'.a concert featuring Broadway, Opera and Spiritual selections,
will be performed by Kathy Price and Reginald
Bouknight, accompanied by Deidre Singleton on
the piano on Subday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. at the
Amelia Island0Chapel.
This special event will benefit Arts Alive
Nassau, a nonprofit organization that offers free"
after-school art and music for local elementary Bkigt
school children. Founded and led by Jane
Lindberg, the nonprofit group already has foitr
programs in three schools with plans to expahdw I'eidire Singleton, pianist, is the staff'accomWhether it is playing in A band, learning an i panic and class piano miistrubtor ai Arnt,iig AmericAn instr umeft caed the dulcimer, o Atlantic tand
becopiing abudding artistthis amazing ne h md as m d
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Kathy Price, soprano, is an assistant profs-2 loed4 at 36 Bowman Rad ui'iTernandma, sor at Westminster Choir College and hasper- Beach.n
formed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall Ticketsare$25and purchasedby
and The National Museum for, Women' in the callig 225-0575. Tickets l1e available at the Arts and has toured the Czech Republic in doo ito avoid a ng wait Art Alie Nassau solo tour. also is offering a "Prelaid Will Call" option.
Reginald Bouknight, tetior, made his opera Cecks payable to'Arts AlivNs fr the debut as Mingo in "Porgy and*Bess" with the number ofickets tobe purchased should be SOrlando Opera Com'pany. Hehas received a.fl sent to A 96072ChesterRoad,.Yulee Slowship from the Tanglewobd Music Center in 32097 and ust bereeiebJn. 1. here Lenox, Mass., and has also performed with the will be a "willcall" tableright outim front and Jqin oe NssauHumainieSociety for a lovely Pevemg with vesowed pianistFrances Metropolitan Opera chorus and in An Evening you can pick up yourtickets'ad immediately At ',who will perforturSaturday, Jan. 11 at 7 pi.. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church~in of Negro Spirituals, whichwas broadcast on select your seat Forimoire information, call p Pof Negro Spirituals, which- wa~s broadcast: on, i oial:
do w'n9 Fernandi each. Aftersthe performance, there will be a inecepioni PBS. Susan at 415-1155 T
avid ip ri.tunity to ...Ieet Attesti a"d purchase..his au.graphed CDs. :
Attes ist& nsidered oae of the finest interpreters of both the Romantic and early 200,i cent 1 y 9mpqsers. r14 repertoire iilqludes such niasters as Chopin, B4ctL;ozart ana e
L4iszttag welha the mdsic of Gershw.i. Attesti performed in Fernaidinai'stear at on see ShrIp
enausiAtc crowd; and is pleased to return for another performance. 'the eveit"sis sponsored by, the Rotary Club of Fernindina Beach and VyStar Credit Uidon. All procskoi~h~eoidewiy gou twa i th eaa Huane VSitys C apita10
ce < r icner newil o. te.. Ns a e S s C lCanipaign 'e Island Art Association, 3 and 4, 2014. Toapply for this mailed by calling the Shrimp,
to .bjd a, ~ach needed new animal shelter.' Inc. is looking for artists and juried show you can pick up an Festival Artist Hotline at (904) Tickts are $50 per person or $80 fortwo people and are on sale in advance atVystar craftsmen to exhibit at the' application at the Island Art. 701-2788 and living a 'mesS mane Societ Second Chance adihe NHS. Dog Park. For 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Association, 18N. Second St., sage. Deadline for plicaons
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shopping center. time.Spectators can view the fireworks JNION GARRISON
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river to ring in the New Year with a fireworks Hikes initiative in all 50 states, including Little and drummer boys bring every parof the civil
{pectcular. The fireworks will begin at midnight Talbot Island State Park. 12157 Heckscher Drive. war era to life. .
in Jan.1 and will be choreographed to music that Bring the family and enjoy a ranger-led hike Fees include the $6 per vehicle park entrance
can be heard from loudspeakers at The along the Dune Ridge Trail. one of Florida's pre- fee plus $2 perperson fort admission Contact the
cksonville Landing. mier nature trails at Talbot Island State Park. The park at277-7274 or visit www.Florida- .
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the cast immediately followOUT AND~ ABOUT box office at(904) 641-1212. MUSC,"Ow

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SPECIAL EVEMT Road, Jacksonville. Watch man Broadway show, i*0 ietmnpersonator Kenny Holiay Coffunityva~
them rehearse and learn comes to the Florida 001,01mfrom s&3QPJ3. 12.30 a.on J44sa,,, ln is an
The Martin Luther King about Flamenco dancing. Theatre, on Satu -rday, Jan. &62liSuf Rbstauitnt and i'~sibofjs~t~t~~sloas retred an"
Commemorative Breakfast Open to the public, free of 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($85 to "'~rSouth v~ti'rAve. Enoy OOMn currntmui e( tors eveniofksthat
win be held atO9 am..Jan. 18 charge. Call (904) 730-9786. $80 an $178.50 for.VIP) are t 'l 261 -711 .have not place sine igschoo ol lege.
at the EpiscopallHall on .on sale now at the Florida ftecmslne~tdobsoji
Eighth and Atlantic.- .Fth ChristianAcademiy Theatre box office, by calling earsahes-at 4p'
Donations are $20 for tickets. press Vulltln'ofl the 904-355-ARTS, or onlineat ihYle~~i Scoo ban rothe, 653
For tickets see or caN .Johnell Rit" Its 14th annual www.florlatheatre-com. Mie'od Era inoOasucmuiy
rloa2l96,IS Father-Daughter .Ball, on The tw-hour show will %nphontikts reavil band.coon -callbn Prsdn Chuck
-Butler at 277-1256 or Fe.1fo -0pm tTe take audiences on a voyage are in Beiski a07A25 r eac '4Nassa
IMaybelle Kirkland Brown at RItz-Cariton, Amella Island through Shatiner's life and Commpunity 8Wn' onFcaok
*277-3285. The evont is spon- Grand Ballroom. Fathers career, fromn Shakepearean teTmsU o ~ o tPromn
~sored by the Nassau.County and daughters~of all ages are stage actor to internationally y -....~phyo411keh. laa. ui irse
NM PYouth and College welcome. known icon and raconteur.. bo~/a~mh'yo olwte on Aei ie rie'df"YB
Chapter., Enjoy live music, profes- The star of is known as much Twte jxymhn.wigtosarhldFdyadStua.
me -slonal photography and hors for his unique persona as for / ~ A)f)~Y -Tickt us ar, er erson ad1tNor Fron
Sue Chamblln;, d'oeuvres. Tickets are $100' his expansive body of work on a*t ~2 t~tt~ o*
Frederick's latmstrelease, per father and daughter, and film and television' BRKn tFradn- Bah rcl 6-92o
Gr~Wh~w r&AkA Low, is $50 for each additonal- n h akovleSmhn soito book online alwaoirvecusscm
now available. She will auto- daughter and include gilft bag The AIFF sixth annual prsnsBS Kig on Jan, 7at 8 ".'
gaph copies at'The..Book Lof and memory book.-After Jan. Film Festival will take place JacbyHall at th ie-no eter fr The'CaO*trd "S.*i
on Cer Streeo De.2 45; tkckets increase to $125 Feb. 27 through March. 2. th Plrf4mngrt ormre thaahaf aar P b Eas,36 enr
Sfrom.1-5 pim. Reaider may nd $f0 respe~ti~l. Attire is This year they are adding a cetuy Rie -ig-ete nwn as B B. St, John Srneontepaouda also catch a free usneak pre-semi.4ormaad acntw-aHihSolFkn- & ofwde ro
view"Of the aliitori soonto- shoes. Purchase tikets at the -Competition, a new Collage auine Sneh asatercorn i nrthe ThursdaySudy from W 1:p~m. be-rewleae noy l'o" he school, 968 rdy Point Short Fest and are planning 190s e as elaedovrfitalus-78.Jnthmn ceokt
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Retriever named Nugget. team Join. Feb. 28 at, 7 p.m.. comes to the JIM and Jan 354,5r, 7, -" -'.
Visit wwwsuechamilblinfreder- when they take on, the Moran Theater at the Times- Do~ Nassau Nets in a family Union Canter for the *ff _g ta~r Y10N -pr#
friendly evening of basketball Performing Arts -on Jan. 10 Dog~-~' Sbt a Tar, 10 N. Sen S.
The Newcomers Club of :showmanship in the at 8 p.m. arprsnsNtlensthPrkrUbnBdonDc31
Amelia Island Will host Rets Fernandina Beach High With more than 30 years of I i rt on SaurdayfI1Ja $ vr usayi okn Clas Stiff,
monthly coffeon Jan. 9Oat School gymnasium. experience and an alumnus of ha 00' of vnlrcs ~ 0Jf~~ ii~w4
10:30 a.m. Woen interested The Nassau Nets team will., "Saturday Night Live" and ,O~ flt 9V ~ It~
in joining the club and who Include local teachers, coach- Chicago's famed Second City,
matter how long they have and other community leaders. stage an improvised comedy
lived here) are welcome to Einjoyrrmusic, interactive sketch, show featuring mnemattnd Fr nfrmtincon- 'ameior children, prizes, bers of theicgBorof 4 a_
tact' Lulu Elliott at Asnacks beverages and more. Comedy rder. tickets online o,
luluelllotto'hotmafl.comt or ,A -Aljroceed gcto fund the. at JaxSymphonyorg or by 'f .
548-9807 (or-other contact oit Fomrnadipa Beacht Rotary phon a(9435-5547. ~ ~ --~the coffee cmmittee)o ii Club's 0ollars for Scholars 900 00 ),-rV~t. ..
www.newcomnersofam-elials- Programf-~- Celebrating the culture ~ -~
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me ~foradults anid$5 for students east Florida, Swamp Radio.-~~"''The Amelia 'island,,., and will be onf sale soon. -Will bring Its fresh, and 'Genealogical Socliety S ponsors are welcome. unique perspective to the #
(AIGS) will, conduct, ta Contact Sean McGill ~t 556- Florida Theatre, 128 East .*..-. ...
Beginner Giaogy -4225 or seanpmcgill @ hot- Forsyth St., Jacksonville, fora'
Course40 tfotoi t sd or-visft www.feman- live performncne of the'local Ini researching their family dinabeechrotaryclubiorg. Variety show and podcast, on:history. FIVe sessions will be Jan.1l9,at3p.m. The show is ., ,held at the, Femhandina Beach 'A fundraiser, "Girls Have: -appropriate for all -audiences. Bar
Police Station.Community 'r :Fun," Is scheduled for Tickets are available- at the,~- "b~- ~'
Room a~t 1525 Lime St. from" February at the Fernandina Florida Theatre box office y '~ O .....
9:30 noon on Beach. Woman's Club. calling,904-355-ARTS, or at '
Saturday&Jan. 11, 18 and 25 Organizersaire planning a any Ticketmaster outlet. ancfFb nd 8. Topics -lihfluin' ,pa featpg
include btiens and 'Civl' V igal, ji e4 -, I :- ?-War Ho1rse, "wnier 'o
Re6o&shurch and e "" '-r ue S~'luiae o f~f~e21 oyA id prngFest The lnstatnG~o f I~a~ew,
Cemetery Records; and reveal secrets every gal Including' Best Play, will be tine in prl,% Holes,Jo~h4 fte
Courthouse, Miltitry and Wants to know. at Jacksov, esTms ~ ~ ~ %~'
Immigration Records; Eno food., drink and 'Union CentersMrai
Efeciveuseof Libraies and laughter. Proceeds will go to Theateirlfrom-Feb. 18I'-23. ~~8I. Archives; Digital Boo16 and Various local charities.lickets Tickets start at $3p2sand are
Newspae Research,; and -will go on sale in early -available from 10 a,,m.-5 pm., --f ~~T
Organizational Techiques January at local bookstores. 'Mna-rday, ast (904) 442-,- 4
Each student will also .Visit www~suechamblinfreder- BWAY (2929) and at ~
receive two hours of one-o*n- www artistserie sjax; org --~
one assistance uglng Internet 'Discut orgupof 10ur or[CIL y'
resources In researching their '' THEATERl moireat (904) 442 o'-2947mystifroesn or th whl ngt
own ancestors ___ roupsalesQfscj~edu.fI Join~ute ~the maln lit y malig eehf
The fee for the6 fuillcourse. ""ump Boys, and 'War 'Horse" is the'story of ''"fi'peform Beethoven~- eroin b lltr 11sf
-Is $35/perso.n (Inq.lud es one-, DiniIetes"o opens, Dec.2 at. young, Albert's' beloved horse, i W of 'oo rock ~ ~ ht
year single A1S memiber- the Aihambra Theatre and Joey, enlisted to flight for the 7/**'"-. -' <
.ship) or $55/00ouple (i'Qncl udes DIning, 12000.Beach Blv.,, English Iin World War I;. Joey e Is posted on Paie~lo
a oe-year AIGS failyii mm- JacktsonVill. icauh inr6enemyqrossf ire IN 118a wilmi ispo The Palae alon 1~rV17 Centre t, pre'bership). Regisltrat Lany,., For'tickets call the box and ends up serving bootil wi kyJnay ejts Schocered Sunday; Ace W 'n
Nassau Count yLirr o ca11 office at l(604) 4-22 sides of the war before land- Y ~&~-'""
Marie at 321-3400. Opening-Night Gala tickets, Ing, in no man's land. A lbert, Uncle"" Chrle' Fr.-...s an Saudas Cal available for the Jan. 3 not old enough to enlist, B.~- ill Chldrs at491 32 rGml bl Ohp

dancers of Fuego Flamenco champagne 'and appetizers mission to find his horse and ,vp 2
at. a n opeI n 60Uae J&'Lla. before the showan brI ing, him home. What follows gMoaThteonArl3t
atq -~ an gree 7he 11 show wit coplmntr smbark onda at traceru Salty Pe
from 2-4 p.m. at 9751' *nn .dessert meet and greet with is a remarkable tale of .-...'hSay ip OIY2 Fot
cou rage, loyalty and friend- Artist Seie Bo Ofic btee 1 lv-5Te Satys Peia a ril 2N rn
ship, filled with stirring music p~, odyFiaa 94 4-W tlv ui hrdyhog udy
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27. 2013/News-Leader 3B



Supplies needed
Wth the month again coming to a close, the Salvation
Army Hope House Emergency Pantry is almost bare. If you
can help, they are in immediate need of the following items: 1)
Peanut butter & jelly 2) Bottled water 3) Breakfast items like
oatmeal, grits, breakfast bars and cereal 4) Boxed prepared
meals and macaroni & cheese 5) Canned meats 6) Soups 7)
Canned fruit 8) Beans 9) Spaghetti sauce 10) Powdered laundry detergent and 11) Toilet paper. Please bring your donations to 410 S. Ninth St. or call 321-0435.

Carois &cooldes
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave.,
across from Fort Clinch, will host "Carols & Co6kies" on Dec.
29 at 5 p.m. Bring your leftover cookies, the church yill supply the hot cider, chocolate and coffee as participants sing
favorite Christmas Carols and hear the stories behind them.

In addition to its regular morning service at 11 a.m. Dec.
29, Amelia Island Church of Christ will hold an Evening
Candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. that day. The chi.urch is located at.95762 Amelia Concourse. All are welcome to attend. For
information call 277-3303 or visit

Lfeline VBS
Lifeline Ministries, 1438 East Oak St., Femrnandina Beach,
will hold Vacation Bible School July 22-26, 2014, from 6:30-8
p.m. nightly. To learn more, contactdirector Amanda Reeder .. ,-SUBMITTED
at 491-5401. ,Fernandina Beach Christian Academy held itannua istmas musical, "Anges Aware." Under the direction of Pat
Harris and Shannon Hogue andmany volunteers, the Chiristian outreach celebrating Christnmias was a great success. Help needed First Baptist Churh- was a beautiful venue for this seasonal production and a great crowd turned out to support the
The all-volunteer Yulee Interfaith Dinner Network needs FBCA Chorus and honor the birth of Jesus.. the community's help to continue to provide hot, healthy
meals to adults and children experiencing hunger in our com-. -___---___- ,_.._.___, .
munity Just $25 provides enough meat to serve a hot'meal Pto'M.R V
50 people. PAJAMA bRIVETo help, contact the network at, 556-FOOD ELP
2496, or send donations to The Coalition for the Homeless,:.
P.O. Box 16123, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. Please put metWWOt
YIDNin the memo line. The Interfaith Dinner Network provides a hot, nutritious
dinner four nights a week at the Salvation Ary Hope House,
Elm.Street COG Ninth and Date streets, for theisland's homeless and needy.
Elm Street Church of God, 502 South 11th St., Fernandina 'The IDN comprises 11local churches:.
:Beach, Pastor Bishop Jimmy Campbell, holds Sunday School The group is looking ormore churches that would like to
at 10 a.n., Morning Worship at 11 a.m., Bible Stidy serve dinners one night a month. Small churches can partner
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and prayer Monday through Friday at with others. Call AieneWood at 491-490Q0 for infiformation.
noon. Call 261-7194. ,**
The Yulee Interaith erNetwork, sponsored by the
Coalition for the Hoie'less ofNassau County,.serves a
.TrnSport p I healthy dinner to anyonedin need every Tuesday and
A project t6 fabricate metal parts, used to manufacture Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The Yulee IDN is 1c6ted behind the
three-wheeled, hand-cranked carts is ongoing at a workshop Old Yulee Middle Shdol,at US 17 and Pages Dairy Road.
sponsored by Memorial United Methodist Church. The vehi- Look for the banner and signs.'
;cles, called Personal Energy Transportation, or PETs, are fully For information of to volunteer, call 556.496 or visit their
assembled at Penney Farms. near Green Cove Springs and website, www.clicked. 6m/yuleeidn.
I shipped throughout the world to victims of polio, land mines '
and other injuries.
The workshop operates Mondaythrough Thursday from YB pantry
8:30 a.m. to noon. Call Jack at 261-5691 or James at 261,5863 Yulee Baptist Church Food Pntry, 85971 Harts Rd in
to volunteer a yO)alee is oppn to evr.yo.e to assist with food- needs. Hours

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irt Assembly of God, 302 South 14th St., Fernandina '., ;p. .
Beach, hosts free English classes foriSpanish speaking people O'Neal V iemrtal Baptist Church, 474257 SR 200 East,
on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. For'informati6n contact Anna offers an emergency food pantry for families and individuals in'
Sahlman at 403-1982 or call 261-6448. crisis. No income eligibility required. For assistance call 272606 or 261-4186.
S'h --- Feandina BeachInterfaith Dinneir Network is in 'FOOd donations need of donations of paper goods and cleaning supplies. Items The Fernainia Beach Church of Christis collecting items
maybe dropped off at St. Peter's Episcopal Church parish for people indeed. A barrel is locatedat Amelia Island Storage
office, 801 Atlantic Ave., Monday through Thursdayfrom 9 for donations.
a.m.-4 p.m. Canned, dry and boxe food as well asjpersonal items such
as so4ap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc., .are needed. Call 261SUBMITTED.
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Youth Ministries on Saturdays -at 630 p.m. Youth Pastor pajamas and book for young children were cleed The Yulee UnitedMethodist Church Food Bank, 86003
Andrew Harperis an anointed young man with'a passion for through the generosity of may people in the community. Christian Way, i~ available to anyone in need, Wednesdays
the souls of the teens in th community all 261-6448 for Micah"s Place was given 100 pairs of pajamas and books from 10a.m. tO' oon. Other times please call for'an appointthe souls of the teens in the community. Call 261-6448 for Mia76,la wSgvn 0 arb pjm._:
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Manilow Music Prect to helpDval schools othMo ers will follow his
JACKSONVILLE Legendary be able to help bring the gift of music enthusiasts." With worldwide record sales philansinger-songwriter Barry Manilow music to these kids," added The Manilow Music Project exceeding 80 million, Manilow's thropic
hopes others will once again fol- Manilow. (MMP) is part of The Manilow career encompasses virtually lead as he
low his philanthropic lead as he The Veterans Memorial Arena Fund for Health and Hope. It was every arena of entertainment, brings his
brings his Manilow Music Project will be the base for the instru- formed as a grassroots organiza- including performing, writing, ,Manflow
to the Duval County school dis- ment drive in Jacksonville now tion to assist local charities and composing, arranging and produc- Music
trict through Jan. 23. The instrument programs. Its primary focus is to ing. Project to
The pop icon plans to donate a drop-off location is open 10 am.-4 provide musical instruments to A Songwriters Hall of Fame the Duval
Yamaha piano to launch a local p.m. Monday through Friday, high schools and middle schools inductee, Manilow has produced, County
music instrument drive. Anyone excluding holidays. and to provide music scholarships arranged, and released more than school diswho donates a new or gently used "It is indeed a gift for Duval at universities throughout the US, 40 albums during the course of trict.
musical instrument to the box students to receive this level of Canada and the UK. More infor- his careen Donate a
office located at Jacksonville support from Mr. Manilow's mation on the Manilow Music He has also written and pro- gently
Veterans Memorial Arena will team," said Nikolai P Vitti, super- Project can be found at duced songs for Barbra Streisand, used
receive two free tickets (valid for intendent of Duval County Public Bette Midler, Dionne Warwick instrument :
pre-selected seat locations) for Schools. "We know and research Tickets are available online at and many more. He has been hon- and get
Manilow's Jan. 23 show. supports that music promotes or ored with a Grammy, two Emmys, two tickets
The Manilow Music Project learning and enriches the lives of, in person at a Tony Award, an Oscar nomina- to his conhas conducted music instrument youth. This opportunity, which is the box office located at tion and a top selling autobiogra- cert Jan.
drives all over the country to aligned with our district's 'devel- Jacksonville Veterans Memorial phy. 23.
assist local schools with their opment of the whole child' focus, Arena, or by calling 1-800-745- SUBMiTTED
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Santa made a
stop at Callahan
Middle Sch6ol to
hae some
chicken at the
CMS Rambler
Chorus Supper
and Sing honor-,
ing the military
The students
and the school
wish to thank all
of the military
service men and
women who SUBMIrrED
work hard to Brian and Carolyn Peeples of Paks karate in
work hard tos keep our coun- ]Fernandina, above, withthe support of their students and
try free and their families, raised more than double their anticipated
strng. amount for donations'to this year's Joy to the Children proSUBMITED grarn, a Christmas Day celebration for Nassau families in
SSU need. They have been supporting Joy for years, but this
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Mooney of Joy to the Children.

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at Science First in Yulee, has organized
a drive to collect enough funds from
family members and fellow employees
$650 -to sponsor one child.for one yearq with the
Communities in
Schools program.
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with the conipany
since 2010,'feels that
the holiday season
can be a difficult time
for many children.
She decided to sup- Vest
port Communities in
Schools after contact- ..
Ing Susan.Milana, its executive dfirector-..
Nancy Bell, president 6f Science First,.
states that, "Wanita is the heart df the MARY MAGUIRE/NEWS-LEADER
company. I. amr very:glad~t be wo ..rkiing ':, : AYMGIENW-ED
company. I am very glad to be rkingThe Nassau County Volunteer Center hosted the 22nd with-such generous and ~tommunity-ori- annual Taste of Amelia Island last month in the ballroom
.imted people as' Wanita." f' .Of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Guests
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Former Career Academy student follows plan to success

In the fall of 2008, she achieved her short-term --- Registered Nurse in
Miranda Miller was dealing goal when she was accepted ofMiranda is a great example ofwhatprograms tough and long road trying to
with changes and decisions a into the Certified Nursing Miranda is a great exa ple ofwhaprogram a
few years sooner than most Assistant (CNA) program, and like this can do for students and she i a great work and go to school, but it
people. As a 15-year-old soph- the experience led her to odelforother studentsofhowsuccessfulyou was so much fun and went by
omore, she moved in with her change her long-term plan. moueljor o r ut ow successjulYoU so fast," she states proudly.
grandparents and transferred "My mind was completely can be.' According to Nassau
to Yulee High School. She changed when we started clin- County's Career Education
knew that if she was going to icals and I saw what a nurse's ISTRUCTOR CHERILW E s Director Brent Lemond,
go to college,*she would have job was like," she explained. Miranda's experience is all
to make it happen. Fortunately "But, now that I wanted to be part of the Career Academy
for her, she also knew that she a registered nurse, I didn't career field," said Wilkes. She position because it allowed her vision. "The programs are start realistically know which department." added, "Miranda is a great to experience all of the differ- designed to introduce students thinking about what career to Through the year she contin- example of what programs like ent areas of nursing. "One day to several careers, afford them pursue. ued to gain exposure to the this can do for students, and I could be in the ICU, and the the opportunity to earn a cre"I had always wanted to be career, and more importantly she is a great model for other next I could be on the postpar- dential for immediate employa part of the medical field, but pick up coveted workplace students of how successful turn unit," she explained. ment, and help them' deterwasn't exactly sure what I skills. you can be." Her experience in the YHS mine a career plan so that they
wanted to do," said Miranda. The program's instructor Miranda followed the pro- program continues to open can continue to increase their That prompted her to enroll in Cheryl Wilkes, is a licensed gram's career pathway excep- doors for Miranda. About a earning potential. All Nassau the Medical Skills class. That RN. The program is an official tionally. In the fall of 2011, she year later she transferred to County students should follow experience helped heradeter- Florida Department of Health began taking prerequisite Baptist Medical Center Miranda Miller's example," he mine both a short-term and Training Center for CNAs, and classes for FSCJ's nursing pro- Nassau, saving her commuting said. long-term goal. In the short most students earn their CNA gram: She also put her creden- time and expense. Last For more informatin on term, she wanted to get license prior to graduation. tial to use when she was hired August, thanks in part to her the Nassau County School
accepted into one of the "It's exciting when students as a nursing assistant at Life CNA credential and work District's career programs, school's Career and are able to get a decent job Care of Hilliard. Then, in experience, she was selected contact Brent Lemond at 548Professional Education right out of high school thanks February 2012, she was hired into FSCJ's nursing program. 4474 or brent.lemond@nas- MirandaMiller, 2011 YHSUBMITTED
(CAPE) Academies Certified to this program, and it's even by Baptist Medical Cen ter in She has successfully complet- sau.k12.flus. ida Mlle 2011 YHS
Nursing Assisting. Long-term, more exciting for me when I downtown Jacksonville to ed her-first terin, and is on Certified Nursing Assisting
she wanted to become a physi- see them continue to pursue work on their "flex" team. She track to graduate witl her Program graduate.
cal therapist. Two years later, advanced education in the was especially happy with this Associates Degre as a


Reliving history:
Winter camp Fernandina Boy
... ... ::: .. .. ..... ..... Scout Troop 701
Get your shopping and Scout Troop 701
wrapping donbe, and let the recently relived a
YMCA take care of the fun. part of history when
Daily options available with they participated in
free.registration available a camping program
online at -."aboard the World
Week 2 is Dec. 30 and Jan War II Aircraft
2, 3 and 6 from 6:30 a.rn.-6 Carrier Yorktown in
p.m. Charleston, S.C.
YMCA Day Camp,prp- The troop became
vides a safe, fun-filled, cre- "shipmates". with
ative, educational experi- other troops as they
ence that your child will look toured Yorktown,
forward to because.each World War II submaday is a new adventure. tine Clamnagore and
There's so much to do at the World War II
Winter Day Camp: Olympic destroyer Laffey.
'Adventurel Campers ages 'Their meals were
4-12 and Teens can partici- prepared and served
pate in age appropriate in the "Chief's
activities like: Field trip to Mess" aboard the
the Omni Amelia Island Yorktown for thefull
Plantation Resort for Safe effect of having
Archery! Nature lived aboard a
famous man-of-war.
-. y!; lt- -Ig a-aunai~ing
"Amazjng Race" activities experience that the
Challenges and Scavenger boys will never forHunt:. get.
SFaith Christian Academy
presents "Puttin' on the
Ritz," its 14th annual
Father-Daughter Ball, on
Feb. 1 from 7-10 p:m. at
The RitziCariton, Amelia
Island Granrid Ballroom. .
Fathers and daughters of all
ages are welcome. Enjoy
live music, professional
photography and hors
d'oedvres. Tickets are $100
perfather arind daughter,
and $50 for each additional
daughter and include gift
bag and memory book.
After Jan. 15, tickets
increase to $125 and $60,
respectively. Attire is semiformal and dancing shoes.
Purchase tickets at the
school, 96282 Brady Point
Road, 321-2137, or online
at ww.fctangels:com.

Food prep courseSWTE
Registration is open for Christmsparade
the Commercial Food and The YMCA PrYme Time from Callahan and Bryceville participated in this year's
Culinary Arts Workforce Callahan Christmas Parade put on by the Greater Nassau County Chamber of
Certificate at the Betty P. Commerce on Saturday, Dec. 7. PrYme Time is an after-school program that offers a Cook Nassau Center. The variety of daily activities focusiifg on academic support, character de#elopment, physi600-hour, two-course pro- cal fitness and proper nutrition, under the leadership of qualified, professional staff. gram prepares individuals The children passed out bookmarks, pencils and balloons as well as flyers for Winter for employment in the culi-, Camp.Dec. 30 and Jan. 2, 3 and 6. Contact (904) 338-7093 for details. nary and hospitality fields.
Food Preparation, the first
300-hour training class, '- PHOTO BY-RICKSCOTFORTHE NEWS-LEADER
begins Jan. 13, meeting" Un-iOIt."t-'' f,'$~r'"-..-'lt
Monday-Friday from 1-5' ,. vild Amelia honored new seashore Junior Naturalists Lev
p.m. until May 9. Fee is .... and Lucas Hutchinson at the Dec. 11 Wild Niteat the
$942 plus a uniform. Peck Center in Fernandina Beach. These boys are the 4
Textbook and knives provid- third and fourth children to complete the rigorous interaced for use in the class. tive Junior Naturalist curriculum, written by Wild Amelia
Restaurant Cook, the sec- Board Member Robyn 4emes, who presented the boys
ond 300-hour class, will be their certificates of achievement, above. For more inforoffered starting in May. mation about the Junior Naturalist progam, visit
Chef Bill Castleberry is d i
instructor. Participants must
complete an application and
the Test of Adult Basic
Education (TABE). The
Betty Cook NassauThis Zoo' all about music
Center is located at 76346 The Instrument Zoo is students per year for a desire
William Burgess Blvd. Call preparing for its 2013-14 sea- to participate in music educa"ina Elmore at 548-4435.
son, once again introducing tion and a lifelong appreciation,
symphonic/band instruments of music.
Aviation to all of the fourth graders in The Instrument Zoo proslhorslhlps Nassau County. The gram is staffed by volunteers
Friends of Femandina Instrument Zoo is a program on mornings during January
viinds ofw mdin sponsored by Amelia and February only a shbrt
Aviation is awarding $2,000 Residents In Action for the commitment for busy people.
scholarships to Nassau Symphony (ARIAS), a local Organizers hope that each volCouty public high school SUBMTrED organization that works with unteer can donate time six
course of study or voca- e music and supports the Jacksonville times over the two months,
acueosu oroII US Symphony Orchestra. but are happy with any time
tion in an aviation-related The Callahan Intermediate School Chorus went all around Northeast Florida A loyal group of 60 volun- given. No expertise required
field. Visit, spreading Christmas cheer with their musical December In Our Town. They enter- teers takes 40 instruments to an all-you-need-to-know workor see your school guid- tained the students at First Impressions Inc., above, the residents at Life Care Center each school in the county to shop will be held in early ance office. For further in Hilliard and the public at JC Penney on Dunn Avenue. They were 'hosted for lunch at give these student hands-on January. Contact Barbara information, contact Jim Linda Jean's. Special thanks to Celeste McManus from JC Penney for making them experience with each instru- Zacheis at 321-5639 or Susan "
McCannell at 261-5831. look so fabulous. ment, planting seeds in 850 Kosciulek at 548-0227.



'Beneficial Bats'topic of January Wild Nite

Come and meet living Florida bats in bats nearly 30 years ago when she
and learnabout the myths and miscon- whipped the sail cover off her sailboat ceptions surrounding them at the next and disturbed several slumbering bats.
Wild Nite nature forum sponsored by She decided then and there not to be Wild Amelia. The program will be held afraid and began to partner with Bat *
on Tuesday, Jan. 1A at 7 p.m. at the Peck Conservation International as a bat
Center Auditorium, 516 South 10th St. house researcher and began to learn the
in Fernandina Beach and is free and open fascinating truths about bats.
to the public..The speaker will be Shari Blissett-Clark has built many sucBlissett-Clark of the Florida Bat cessful' bat houses throughout Florida, Conservancy. She will talk about basic but recent declines in bat populations Sbat biology, public health concerns and have prompted her to intensify her educonservation efforts. cation efforts about these mammals.
Raised all over the world in a globe- Come learn more about how bats play
trotting military family, Blissett-Clark a vital role in healthy, balanced ecosysSsettled in Florida in 1985. She earned a tems and lose your fears as well at the
Bachelor of Science at USC and received Jan. 14 Wild Nite, one in a series of nine Certifications ininvertebrate monthly nature forums sponsored by
: Conservatiohaid4 Ornithology from Wild Amelia leading up to the Wild SCornell University lr most of her adult Amelia Nature Festival, May 16-18, on Life, Blissett-Clark has been involved in and around Amelia Island.
wildlife conservation. She currently Wild AnAmelia is an all-volunteer nonserves on the boards of Bat Belfrys,' the profit whose mission is to educate resiFloridatBat Conservancy the Florida- dents and visitors about the wildlife and. PHOTOCOURTESY OF DISCOVElCOM
Native Pliant Society and the Brevard wild places of Amelia Island. Visit Learn about the benefits that bats like this big brown bat bring to the ecoysystem and hear mythd SBotanical Garden. and Wild Amelia on about them debunked at the next Wild Nite on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Peck Center Auditorium, 516
SBlissett-Clark first became interested Facebook. South 10th St. in Fernandina Beach.


All About U.S. Sockeye Salmon has as toppings for pancakes and waffles, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. This is a family and pet h( Ji er shine Please note the special
added some exciting new fish that will be grilled vegetables or for glazing meats. friendly environment where friends and Linda Simmons completed time. In order to have the best
available every Saturday at the Amelia For popped before your eyes kettle neighbors catch Up on light gossip and 50 hours of training and has chance of seeing one of the
Farmers Market at the Shops of Omni korn, boiled peanuts and old-fashioned share news about their families while commuted to give 75 volun- target birds, the Purple
Amelia Islanid Plantation Resort. sodas visit Neal's Kettle Komrn. Also try 'shopping in the fresh air among a variety teer hours at Nassau County Sandpiper, the group must go
In keeping with their commitment to. their South American grilled.cheese, aka of natural, organic and homemade prod- Extesion. The 2014 class of after high tide on the falling
bring consumers sustainable, whole- the Arepa, which is gluten-free. ucts. Master tide.
some, wild Alaska seafood,.Joe and Mike Winter Park Honey is at the market The market does not have antiques, Gardeners Othir notable birds that
are. excited to offer aline of naturally every Saturday with their regular size imported T-shirts or used toys for sale, recently grad- might be spotted are the Redsmoked salhimbi and Alaskaweathervane honeys as wellas their 4-pack sampler. juist good old fashioned family-favorite uated from the breasted Mergariser, two
scallops. The wild. sockeye fillets, are Their most popular is the Local recipes handmade by members of the. University of species of loons, Northern
cured with organic raw sugar and natural Wildflower Honey that currently has a community like cupcakes, cookies, jams, UniveFlprida pro- Gannets and Bohaparte ....d pro Gulls.I
sea salt, then smoked with American patent pending and is the local honey jellies, pickles and ethnic specialties gram, con- Gulls.
hickory sustainable, natural and wherever Some sell organic soaps, and others ducted by, There is a,$6 entry fee per
American through the whole process. The recipe includes pollens from all bring healthy plants to sell, ,and there are Extension pro- carwith 2-8 people, or $4 for
The only hard part is to decide between. over the U.S. for all seasons; which may. real farmers trying to makan honest liv- fessjonals. Sim ons single occupant vehicle. An
their ColdSmoked Nova or the Trappers help allergy sufferers get relief. The ing by growing their own seasonal pro- Linda, annual Individual Pass is $60
Cabin Hot Smoked. The Nova isa award-winning honey from.,their duce like lettuce,kale, squash, winter Jacqueline and a, Family Pass is $120.
smoked lox. It is cold-smoked at 78-81 produced unheated' and unprocessed. tomatoes, cabbage and more. Cormier and Joanne They are available at the
degree, Wh*entrance. Bringbinoc~lars, degrees, which infuses a mild smoke fla- Their hives are located throughout The featured nonprofit' bdbooti fi Dec. Templeton will work under theBringbnociars,
vor without actually cooking the. fish. It is Orlarindo, Winter Garden and Central 28 will ie The Women's Center of direction of Becky Jordie field guide, bug juice, sunsliced for easy serving. Florida and the bees' are never treated Jacksonville, whh also series Nassau County Extension screen in gear, sunglasses
TrappersCabin Hot Smoked is started with pesticides or antibiotics. County residents. The Rape Recovery director/horticulture agent. For and water. Bring layers of
the same as the Nova, with the hot Enijoy tasting coffees at Flagship Team responds quickly and comphssibn- more informatiobri about the clothirig. The weather can be
smoking flavoring the fish butalso.ook- Coffees,,a micro-batch coffee roasterof ately to survivors of sexual violence, Nassau County Extension brutal on the pier in the winter.
.ing it. The skin is left on. during the 100 percent organic Arabica coffee beans 24/7, at (904) 71-7273. They serve all programs,allll the officeat The Duval Audubon Society process as the fat between the skin and that are organic and sourced only from victims of sexual violence through advo- (904) 879-1019 or see their members will be joining the
fillet actually helps'to keep the fish"moist DirectfTrade or Certified Fair Trade cacy support and education, Women and website nassau group. Questions? Call Carol
and flavorful. Also new are'the weather farms. men;, ages 12 and older, regardless of Wyatt at 261-9272 or mail
-vade scallops, which are exclusive to the Sign up for the E-Mail NeWsletter at abilities, sexual orientation.or gender ,waters off the coast 6f Alaska. www.amehliafarmersm~a'rketcom. The Fi d identity. be Jiaprkan
Alo the market Dc. 2will be market is open every Satuday from 9 This endof theyear market also will Join aparkrangertq.
I eep RootsBe f~ ; a'0-i~ht grt~s a'm,~ 4pmathe Shops of'Ormni Amelid l. brate the talent of ld1-isici explore howdiipimpac.. the "'(f6age) fed meat prod ucerToyand, Island Plantation Resort. No pets, please, so bring ycuw intrun-lent.and .a chai r....on i p ie otd
*ae fed m etyn program will beoffed in.'.
Tracey Platt and'their family breed and Call 491-4872 or visit wwwameliafarm- sit itfor a spell; you're sure to enjoy the benefits of prescribed firefor prlah tei ofedi
.rais their cows on their property,'using ernadia fanfare duringtlie managing healthy ecosys- Fernandinate'ach Prkf and
~-Z -n antibiotic r hormnes, .'..eri diaFernandina Beach Parks and
only natural fertilizers on their fields and CommunityJam Session,"w'hic is quick- items s and the tools rangers Recreation Department
,no antibiotics orhormones. As the year comes to an end, 'it is ly becoming the market's m6st requested use n Dec. 28 at 2 p.m. at Greenway at 2500 Atlantic
: Minorcan Datil Pepperwill have time to reflect on the p ositive lesson s entertainment. I the Ribault Club on Fort Ave. The exat date is tobe Condiments featuring the'datil pepper. we've learned andllook forward to a Whether you are entertaining out-of-- George Island-Cultural State Ave. The-exact announced Registrate is to-bell Rainbows of colored eggs from their 80 braind-new beginning. For many, this town relatives or spending a. quiet holi7 Park. No reservations are .' an i in wl
ifree-range Ameraucana chickens and means making resolutions to eat healthi- day alone, the market vendors invite you necessary and the program is be $5 and will include refreshI 1 1 1 I I . ,. ..1. ments a native plant, invasive
go frmet jams and preserves made with er and lose weight, anid there is no better to join them downtown as they say good" free. Call (904) 251-2320. exotic plat ntification fresh ingredients are available at Sunrise place to get started than at your local bye to 2013. cards aid ayardsign. Cal
SJubilee Farm. Caribbean Jam has fresh farmers' market .Find th6 Fernandina Beach Market h the UF/FAS Nassau County
Sjams including Carrot Cake, Apple Pie The Fe andinaBeachMarketPlac Placeon Facebook sit 0dmela 2.4 will hold Extension Service at (904)
Sand Caramelized Onion Jam made with on North Sevehth Street in downtown. FernandinmaeachMVarketP lace.comn or cal tw all-daypotgraphy work- 879,1019 to register or e-mail vidahlia onions and more which are great Fernandina isopen .ey~y Saturday from 557-8229. -h ops atFor Cnchhin mandab@ufl.edgi
-' "' r.. 'shops at Fort Clinch in,'mndbul.~.
-" '. Femnandina Beach on Jan. 18 During the "Yards to Parks"
,--and Feb. 22. Snacks, lunch programs, participants learn
and beVerages will be prbvid- about the impacts invasive
ed or bring your own. exotic plants are having on
Registration for each class Is our state, how to identify
$75 per person. Class size is some ofthe worst invasives
limited to 25 participants.: and what are some beautiful
'The Jan. 18 workshop, nativeplantalternatives. They
"Perfecting Exposure and. also learn how to remove
Composition" is geared for invasive plants.Each participhotographers of all levels. pant receives a laminated
--1TheFeb. 22 workshop, invasive exotic plant identifica.. "Beyond the Basics: 'tion pocket guide, a native
"\0 pCapturing Your Visiob," is. plant and a yard-sign.
{ l. .,:iD-- ,:.5 'T- "aimed at intermediate and W. li
.. ,. ~~advarpe~d photographers. ldl ala
Paul BIarnes, GR I .wwid Register at p Learn how to attract butterResidential wim .A o pick flies and birds and other desir.Sals~i~to "';':" ,:,.., ,, Recreation Center, Fort Clinch able wildlife to your-gardens
... Visitor Center,-or at First~ and make your yard a .
Cell 904-753-0256 i 608 8th Street ea n Fo ai "Certified Wildlife Habitat."
464.barnes@gmail.cem Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 registrations are accepted To schedule her presentawww........ ... <" unia.1adoln ni tion, community groups and
mJan. 17. For questions contact garden clubs should contact
Bea Walker, a Master "Exceeding Expe-tations" Dawna Moore at daw- Gardener volunteer With.
~~~~~~namoorephoto@yahoo com Gadnrvlute ih
-e eor call 904.55n-mo80.@-~com Nassau County Extension ,
Service, at, or 321-2266.
Bid Club Walker's own.backyard
~' ~"' The Nassau County Bird-.- has received bcith the -Wildlife
Club will meet Jan. 18 at Habitat and Florida-Friendly
10:30a.m. at the Fott Clinch : Landscaping certifications.
State Parkfishing pier rain or
608 S. 8th Street Phil Griffin
Femandina Beach, Fl 32034 Broker 2965 14' Street "
(904) 261-2770 (904) 556-9140 his beautful, custom-built home is built with structural insulated panels,
making it a winner of the Florida Power and Light efficiency award in 2004.
As a result, energy costs arekept to a minimum in the 2600 SF home.As this
COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT LEASING SALES home was custom built by the owner, it features many extras. These include
spacious great room with high ceilings and fireplace, crown moulding .
throughout, 5" base boards. The kitchen features large tile, a master bath has
walk-in closets and Jacuzzi tub. Exterior features a security system and a
~ ; large fenced backyard.
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Cell 904-753-0256 608 S. 8th Street
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POST OAK APTS 904)27 AvaIlable an 1st Call (904)465-0511.
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*Five Points Vil l 1,200 sq. ft.AI (904) 845-29 office soace for Lease 1600sf. $1000/mo + $1000 dep. Close
8 St exposure Great for retails Gateway 2 offices w/ reception *to US17 & 1I-95. Call (904)625-6678.
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services,or officeS 1200/mo,+ sales tax. $1100 o inc utilities
Dowitown Historic district 1,500 +sqft 914 Atlantic Ave. Historic bldg.
$2400/rma from $400 mo. inc. electric
-Two 80 Ofce/Retail spaces, can be 1,00S
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joined for one, ,6in.4 offices w/reception Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lassenrre,
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