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FRIDAY November 26. 2010/20 PAGE. 2 SEC77ONS *fbnewsleader.com

63 years of service

to Woman's Club


Ann Dickens was recently
honored for 63 years of
service to the Fernandina
Beach Woman's Club.
Eighty-nine years young, Dickens
joined the club while her husband
.was in the service in Japan. She
quickly became a very active mem-
ber, raising funds for the new club-
house by selling concrete blocks for
25 cents each, sewing for the bazaar,
dancing in the follies, sponsoring
Little Women and supporting many
local charities.
Dickens was club president from
1968-69. During that time, the club-
house was paid off and the mort-
gage was burned.
A faithful member of Memorial
United Methodist Church, the Ann
Dickens Church Circle is named in
her honor. She is also a member of
the Hibiscus Garden Club and
enjoys bridge, sewing and garden-
: The General Federation of
Woman's Clubs was founded in
:1890. The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach Inc., a member of
GFWC, was organized in 1920 by a
group of 27 civic-minded ladies.
Celebrating 50 years their cur-
rent clubhouse, the club has a long
history of community service.
From founding a tonsil clinic in back
in the 1920s and a dental clinic in the
'50s, to helping bring mosquito con-
trol to the island, the club has fol-
lowed through on the originators'
goals of "doing everything possible
to improve the City of Fernandina
morally, educationally and physical-
ly." .
Their most recent efforts include'
i aisinig :',,000 for Take Stock in
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The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach Inc.
was organized in 1920
by a group of27
civic-minded ladies.

Southside Elementary, Emma love
Hardee, Yulee Primary and Yulee
Elementary schools to benefit their
Every year the club offers their
gift to the community at the
Christmas Glow on the first Friday .
in December. The annual luminary
display is a widely anticipated holi-
day event.
"Little Women light all the votives
on Atlantic Avenue, we have free
punch and cookies at the clubhouse,
Santa comes and there is entertain-
ment by local school children and
dance groups. We also serve chili
and hotdogs for a nominal fee," said
second vice-president Sue Dwyer.
"In spring we give three $1,000
scholarships to senior high school
The clubhouse is available for
rent for parties, weddings and more.
The club meets on the first
Wednesday of the month at 10:30
a.m. from October to May at 201
Jean laFitte Blvd., located behind
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
To become a member one must
live in Nassau County, attend a busi-
ness meeting and be sponsored by
one of 90 current members.
. For information about the club,
visit their website at www.fernandin-
abeachwomansclub.com or call 277-

Fernandina Beach
Woman's Club president
Julie Robertson presents
a certificate to Ann
Dickens for 63 years of
service, above. Dickens
in 1968, right, when she
was president of the club.
The club recently honored
members for 25 years of
service, including
Barbara Gray, Jackie
Stubits, Shirley
Hargraves, Mildred
Thomas, Sally Mitchell,
Karen Gildenston, Ann
Dickens, Gail Crim, Jean
Sydhor, Sarah Monson,-
Mary Powell, Kay
O'Rourke and Susanne
Steffen, below.



a city

Fernandina Beach Commissioners
have agreed overall that a waterfront
committee should not be disbanded,
but its purpose needs to be more clear-
ly defined.
Vice Mayor Tim Poynter had sug-
gested the committee's work was done
and it should be "sunsetted" because
its purpose had been fulfilled
The discussion came as city,staff
and commissioners discussed possible
changes to city boards and commit-
tees at a special workshop Nov. 16 at
City Hall.
Part of the discussion centered on
the Waterfronts Partnership
Committee, which has been strug-
gling over the past several months to
find an identity. Commissioners decid-
ed in a previous workshop that the
number of members on the committee
should be reduced from 11 to seven.
At one point in the past year, it was also
suggested the committee should be
The ad hoc committee is part of
the Waterfronts Florida Partnership
Program, a division of the state
Department of Community Affairs,
and was formed in 2005 to address
the problems of working waterfront
In a presentation with staff sug-
gestions for committee changes, city
Community Development Director
Marshall McCrary noted the water-
fronts board could merge with other
committees or change its focus to the
waterfront Community
Redevelopment Area, the historic
downtown and/or the city marina.
But Poynter suggested again the
waterfionts group be disbanded. He
said the group was tasked to create a
city waterfront plan, which it has
already done.
"We have the plan, but we don't
have the money (to implement the
plan)," he said. "Are you talking about
what you hope to do some day when
we have the money? I'm just curious
how you see the role (of the commit-
Lou Goldman, former chair of the
waterfronts group, said the purpose of
the committee wasn't just to do the
waterfront plan. He added that,
because the city had decided to keep
the boat ramp where it is, the water-
front park plan would have to be re-
done anyway. He also suggested the
group could work with the marina to
address its operations, and could also
handle the CRA since "it's mostly
McCrary said he saw "great bene-
fits" in the waterfronts group's asso-
ciation with the CRA. "The city has
been remiss in communicating with
property owners about (the CRA's)
development options," he said.

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FRIDAY, November 26, 2010 NEWS News-Leader

A benefit for
A mentoring and scholarship program
for Nassau County students


Virginia May Barnes
Virginia May Barnes
(Ginny), 92, died peacefully
early Monday morning, Novem-
ber 22nd, of natural causes.
She was the daughter of Earl
and May Biddle and younger
sister of Arthur Biddle. She is
survived by her daughter and
son-in-law of Amelia Island,
Wendy and Bob Smith, and her
son, Jeffrey Barnes, of
Manchester, Vermont. She also
leaves behind her five cherished
grandchildren, six great-grand-
children, and enumerable won-
derful friends.
Ginny was born February
17, 1918 in New Jersey. She was
a graduate of Parsons School
for Design in New York City
and went on to have a very ful-
filling career in fashion design
as a buyer and designer for R.
H. Macy & Company in New
York City. Ginny married her
life partner, Gordon Barnes, in
1943 before Gordon departed
for his Navy service in the
South Pacific during World War
II. 1 .
Ginny continued her love of
design through' the- -"Lamp
Hatter", a custom lamp shade
and antique lamp shop that she
and Gordon established togeth-
er in Maplewood, New Jersey.
In 1969, after living more than
50 years in New Jersey; Ginny
and Gordon sold the Lamp
Hatter and moved to
Manchester, Vermont, where
she enjoyed both the 'country
life' they sought and the many
friends they made through their
creation and operation of a
charming New- England Inn
they named the "Barnstead
Insteadd. .
After selling'the Barnstead,
Ginny and Gordon continued
to enjoy the 'simple life' in
Manchester until relocating to
Amelia Island in 1995 where
they made numerous new treas-
ured friendships. Most of all,
Ginny cherished the metnories
she made with her family and
friends throughout her life. Very
much a 'people person', she
lived life to the fullest, enjoying
her independent living as well
as her life-long hobby of sewing
until the very end of her life.
She will be dearly missed and
long remembered by all those
who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, please
inake a contribution to the char-
ty of your choice.
Please share her Iei Story
at www.oxleyheard.com. -
Oxley-HeardFuneral Directors

Kenneth Ray
Mr. Kenneth Ray Belflower,
65, of Kingsland, passed away at

his residence
early evening
M o n dl a y,
N ove mU b e r
22nd, 2010 sur-
rounded by his
loving family.
M r
Belflower was born in Cochran
Georgia on May 11, 1945. He
was an avid fisherman and
enjoyed the races on Sunday
afternoons. He loved spending
time with his family and friends.
He served in the United States
Army for a brief period of time.
He was the owner of K&B con-
struction until his health no
longer let him fulfill his duties.
He is the son of the late Jack
and Hazel Mullis Belflower. He
was preceded in death by a
brother, Earl Belflower of
Cochran, Georgia.
He is survived by his daugh-
ters, Cindy Webb (Robbie
Heveder) and Mariy Kaye
(Darren) Cooner, both of Yulee,
Fl; his sister Betty Tarpley and
brother Roy Belflowert, both of
Dublin, Georgia; his grandchil-
dren, Brittany (David) Blayney,
Kiley Cooner and Dylan
Basham; his great grandchil-
dren, Brylie and Makenzie
Blayney: and his special friends
Sandra and Marvin Cooner of
Yulee, Fl.
The family will hold a memo-
rial at the home of his daughter
Cindy Webb. 67458 Wingate
Landing Rd, Yulee, Fl. (also
know as Coonerville), Saturday,
Nov. 27, 2010 at 1 p.m.
Coastal Camden Funeral Home
Kingsland. Ga.
Dorothy P.
"Dotty" Coleman
Mrs. Dorothy P. "Dotty"
Coleman, age 72, of Fernandina
Beach, went to be with the Lord
on Tuesday evening, November
23, 2010, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Bluffton, South
Carolina, she was the daughter
of the late John S. and Dorothy
Bailey Padgett. Coming to
F ern and in a
Beach in 1969,
she had worked
as the
Bookkeeper for
the Land and
Company and
American Body Armor for
many years. Mrs. Coleman had
been a longtime member of the
fva Pots Baptist Church
where she served as the
Church Treasurer for approxi-
mately 15 years, was active with
the Kitchen Staff for Wednesday
evening dinners and was a
member of the AGAPE Sunday
School Class. She was a mem-
ber of the Order of Eastern Star,
Chaptei- No. 55, Fernandina


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She is preceded in death by
her husband, Roscoe D.
"Rocky" Coleman, who passed
away in November of 2008.
Mrs. Coleman leaves
behind, three sons, Mike
Malphrus (Maureen/Mo),
Auburn, AL, Keith Malphrus
(Joni), Canton, GA, Wayne
Coleman (Kim), Dothan, AL, a
sister, Mrs. Faye Commerville
(John), Ridgeville, SC, eight
grandchildren, Michael, Jenna,
Lindsay, Stephen, Eric, Casey,
Emily and Joshua.
Funeral services will be at
3:00 pm on Saturday, November
27, 2010 from the Five Points
Baptist Church with Reverend
Alan Brown, officiating.
Mrs. Coleman will be laid to
rest beside her husband in
Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Wiley
Hickox, Duane Schol, Dennis
Kennedy, Buddy Ogilvie, Jeff
Johnson and Dennis Bunch.
The Order of the Eastern
Star, Chapter No, 55 will serve
as honorary pallbearers and will
perform burial honors at the
Her family will receive
friends from 1:00 pm until the
hour of service on Saturday at
the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Five Points Baptist Church
Building Fund or to St. Jude's
Children's Hospital.
Please share her life story
at ww.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

Marcia Gail Globis
Loving Mother, Marcia Gail
Globis, of Hawthorne, FL
passed away on Monday,
November 22, 2010, at the age
of 48.
Marcia, a Florida native, was
the daughter of the late Charles
John and Florence "Flo"
Bergman Globis. Marcia grew
up in Yulee, FL,
attended d
Yulee Junior
High School
and graduated
from Daytona
Seabreeze High
School, Class of
1980. Shortly after her gradua-
tion, Marcia moved back to
Yulee as this was her childhood
Growing up, she enjoyed
-heerlcadis, ig,g od was veryey
active in the Yulee Little League.
She resided in Hawthorne for
the past twenty-two years and
worked in Gainesville as a
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant.
Marcia showed her love for fam-
ily and sports by supporting her
niece, Rita's cheerleading squad
and her daughter Jarrahlee's
softball team. She also enjoyed
playing co-ed softball. She was
a lifelong Gator fan and recent-
ly took an interest in Nascar.
Always a dog lover, she liked
spending time with her dog,
Survivors include, her

daughter, Jarrahlee Michele
Holland, brothers, Gary (anet)
Globis, Yulee, FL, Dale
(Bobbie) Globis, Peoria, AZ,
Charles Globis, Jr., Las Vegas,
NV, nieces and nephews,
Kylene Globis, Buck
Higginbotham, Andrea
Bedenbender, Taylor Globis,
Libby Globis, Rita (lim) Duke,
Aaron "Bubba" (Apriel)
Holland, Cris (Misty) Holland,
Heather (Ben) Hall and other
family and friends.
Funeral services will be at
2:00 pm on Saturday from the
Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard
Funeral Home with Mrs.
Mechele Ferran, officiating.
Ms. Globis will be laid to rest
beside her parents in-Hughes
Cemetery, Yulee, FL.
Her family will receive
friends from 5:00-7:00 pm today
at the funeral home.
Please share her life story
at www.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

Joseph T. Gushue Sr.
* Joseph T (oe) Gushue, Sr.,
age 94, passed away on Sunday,
November 21, 2010 after a
lengthy illness.
Born.in Brooklyn, NY, he
was the, son of the late George
V. and Anna
Wade Gushue.
His family later
moved to New
Rochelle, NY,
where he grad-
uated from lona
High School. He later graduat-
ed from Manhattan College in
Riverdale, NY, with a B.A.
Degree in English. In March if
1941, Mr. Gushue enlisted in
the U.S. Army and was one of
113 men to be the first gradu-
ates of Officer's Candidate
School in the Southwest Pacific
after the war began.
He received the Bronze
Arrowhead for the original
spearhead assault at Leyte, the
Bronze Star for meritorious
achievement at Leyte and
Tacloban, as well as seven bat-
tle stars. He was with the 11th
Airborne Division in the occu-
pancy of Japan. After being hon-
orably discharged, he married
Catherine Jeanne Fleming
in1946 and went to work for U.S.
Rubber (UniRoyal).
In 1957, Mr. Gushue moved
his family to LIongmieadow, MA,
. and joijpec.li ~i;lal paper manu-
facturing company as a sales
engineer. He traveled exten-
sively, helping build the busi-
ness and start new plants in
France, Germany and Japan.
An avid golfer, he was a mem-
ber of the Longmeadow
Country Club and had attended
St. Mary's Catholic Church. He
served as a Corporator on the
Board of Springfield Hospital,
now Bay State Medical Center,
and was a life member of the
Society of Automotive
Engineers and The Electrical
Chemical Society.
In 1982, he retired and

moved to Amelia Island
Plantation with his wife where
he had many happy years
playing golf with the men's
He was a devoted husband,
father and family man.
Preceding him in death is a
brother, George, and two sis-
ters, Rita and Loretta.
He leaves behind, his wife
of 64 years, Catherine, their
sons, Jack, Jay (Susie) and Peter
(Jill), three grandchildren,
Jason T. Gushue, Corinne
Gushue Smith, Catherine E.
Gushue and a sister, Muriel
Memorial services will be
held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
the American Heart and Stroke
Association, Alzheimer's
Research or to Hospice of
Northeast Florida.
Please share his life story at
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

Sandra Cook
Sandra Hoffman, 68, native
and lifelong resident of
Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed
away peacefully on Sunday, Nov.,
21, 2010 at Community Hospice.
of Northeast Florida Acosta
Rua Center for Caring in
Jacksonville, Fla.
During her academic career
Mrs. Hoffman attended
Fernandina Beach High School
and was a member of the grad-
uating Class of 1960.
She was known as "The
Avon Lady" locally, working for
Avon Products Co. as a cos-
metic representative for years,
retiring in 2002.
She was a longtime member
of Springhill Baptist Church,
and most recently a member of
River of Paise Worship Center.
She is survived by her two
beloved sons, Troy and Mike
Hoffman, mother Elizabeth
Cook, sisters Nadine Kitchens
and Alice Lambright (Frank)
and her three grandchildren,
Joseph, Timothy and Rachel
Hoffman, all of Fernandina
Beach, Fla.
Funeral services will be held
on Monday morning at 11 a.m.
at River of Praise Worship
Center in Yulee, Fla., with
Pastor Larry Osborn officiat-
The family will receive
friends one hour prior to the
service in the church sanctu-
ary. She will be laid to rest fol-
lowing the service in Springhill
Baptist Church Cemetery.
Oxley Heard Funeral Directors


Mrs. Debra Lynn
"Debbie" Hedglin, 57, of
Fernandina Beach died ofn
Tuesday morning, Nov. 23,
2010. Memorial services will
be held at a later date.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


Diapers needed
All sizes of disposable
baby diapers are needed dur-
ing the holidays for the chil-
dren of domestic violence at
Micah's Place. Please drop off
your donated diapers at St. -
Peter's Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave. For information
call Jan Smith 261-4293.
Alcoholics Anonymous
meetings for people who
have, or think they may have,

a drinking problem are held
Monday at noon and Satur-
days at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Avenue. All meetings
are held in classroom 201.
Meetings of the Fernan-
dina Beach group of First
Coast Narcotics Anonymous
are held at 8 p.m. Tuesday,
Thursday and Sundays at the
Martin Luther King Center,
1200 Elm St., for a universal
program. Call (904) 759-0240.

511 Ash Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698
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Florida Agriculture and
Consumer Services
Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson is reminding con-
sumers to do their home-
work before donating
money to charities.
People can check a char-
ity's registration and fund-
ing history to ensure the
organization is legitimate
and to
if dona-
tions are
being :
spent pru- ,9
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Many charities collect
about half their annual con-
tributions in November and
December during the holi-
day season.
Florida law requires
most charities soliciting in
Florida to register with the
Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services each year and pro-
vide financial information
about income and expens-
es. Religious, educational
and government based
charities are exempt.
Registered charities are
also required to disclose
how much they have raised
the previous year, how
much has been spent on.
administrative costs includ-
ing salaries, rent, etc., the
amount spent on fundrais-
ing and the dollars that
have actually been spent on
the charitable purpose.
There are more than 14,000
charities registered with
the department.
"Consumers should first
ensure a charity seeking
donations is not a scam by
checking on the registra-
tion or determining that the
charity is exempt from reg-
istration," Bronson said.
"But there is a lot more
information available for
people to determine if they
think enough of their dona-
tion is going to program
,services." : ,.. .
Consumers can find out
if a charity is registered by
calling the department's
Consumer Helpline at 1-
800-HELPFLA (1-800-
FLAYUDA for Spanish) or
by visiting www.800helpfla
.com. They can also check
the complaint history of an
Bronson also provided
the following tips to consid-
er when deciding to donate
to an organization:
Don't judge an organi-
zation based on an impres-
sive-sounding name. Find
out what it actually does.
Be wary of emotional
appeals and organizations
that have only vague plans
for spending the funds they
Never give cash. Write
a check payable only to an
organization, not an individ-
Be wary of organiza-
tions that offer to send a
"runner" to pick up your
donation. Reputable chari-
ties are willing to wait for
your contribution.
Consumers have the
right to ask for an organiza-
tion's financial report and
its federal tax identification
number, the latter of which
you'll need to claim your
contribution as a tax deduc-
Ask the organization
to send you written infor-
h' action about its activities.
If an organization is
not registered or properly
exempt, contact the depart-


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FRIDAY, November 26.2010 NEWS News-Leader

Pilings under Bretts to be studied

News Leader
City commissioners approved Nov. 16
the transfer of $7,000 from the general
fund to the marina fund for a structural
analysis of the pilings under Brett's
Waterway Cafe, but declined to transfer
$35,000 for repairs to the infrastructure
until the analysis is done.
According to City Engineer Glenn
Semanisin, the structure underneath the
pilings holding up Bretts's Waterway Caf6
has deteriorated badly, and chunks of con-
crete are falling into the water.
The building now occupied by the
restaurant was built in 1988 over concrete
beams that originally held up the "tepee"
welcome center built in 1962.
Semanisin also said fuel lines under the
old pilings, that run from fuel dispensers to
the water, may be damaged by broken pil-
According to Semanisin, the Centre
Street Restaurant Group, which owns
Brett's Waterway Caf6, hired the Haskell
Co. in 2000 to perform a structural study,

which showed the pilings needed repair,
but repairs were never made.
Semanisin wrote in an email, "The city
hired HCI to provide an independent struc-
tural study, which indicated various repairs
were needed" in 2004. The Restaurant
Group and the city together funded the
cost of piling repairs in 2006.
In a July letter to the restaurant group,
Semanisin wrote that "the structural
concrete pilings and beams which support
the building currently occupied by
Brett's Waterway Cafe are experiencing
significant cracking and loss of concrete.
This type of problem in reinforced con-
crete beams can lead to sudden failure of
the major support components of a build-
However, an Aug. 5 letter from the
restaurant group to Semanisin states "a
review of our files indicates the matter you
discuss was dealt with by the city and
Centre Street Restaurant Group Ltd. in
2005; ... We paid our proportional share, as
requested, upon receipt of your invoice
dated May 4, 2006."
An Aug. 12 letter from the restaurant

group states the city "entered into a con-
tract with Worth Construction for repairs
to the entire substructure. The scope of the
work was designed, supervised, and paid
for by the city. The project was completed
at a total cost of $334,880.....CSRG paid 48
percent of this amount, or $160,742 in May
of 2006."
Article 15 of the city lease with Brct's,
written in 1997, states the restaurant group
must "keep and maintain the buildings,
piers, pier foundations, docks and struc-
tures located on the lease parcel clean,
orderly, and in a good state of repair."
Commissioner Eric Childers at the
meeting urged commissioners to hold off
on another budget transfer of $35,000 to
make repairs on the marina fuel line sys-
"We're not taking on this survey light-
ly," said City Attorney Tammi Bach at the
"We could file a lawsuit or do the work
and seek a reimbursement," Bach said.
"But we don't want to tie it up in litigation
... it would be a safety issue for visitors."

River dock owners reminded

of deadline for consent letter

State Rep. Janet Adkins has
reminded Nassau County dock
owners of an impending Dec.
31 deadline to submit an appli-
cation to the state for a letter of
consent related to the Nassau
River-St. Johns River Marshes
Aquatic Preserve.
The state Department of
Environmental Protection has
identified 194 docks in the
Nassau County portion of this
aquatic preserve that will
require a consent of use letter.
Adkins' office has worked
to ensure that all dock owners
affected have received the infor-
mation to comply with the law.
DEP has also sent letters to
each dock owner and held
office hours in Yulee in
September and October to work
with the dock owners and pro-
vide the necessary information
to comply with the law.
"It is now the responsibility
of the dock owners to ensure
that the requirements of the leg-
islation are met and the appli-
cation is submitted by the Dec.
31 deadline to be eligible to
receive the consent of use letter
by the DEP," Adkins said.
Adkins and DEP officials
reached a compromise earlier


to meet

The Nassau County
Commission did not hold its
regularly scheduled meeting
this past Monday due to the
death of Commissioner Danny
Leeper's wife Sunday.
The meeting, which includ-
ed several public hearings, has
been rescheduled for next
Monday at 6 p.m. The public
hearings will commence at 7
p.m. The meeting will be held in
the commission chambers at
the James S. Page
Governmental Complex, 96135
Nassau Place, Yulee.

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194 Nassau County docks require a consent
letter from the state.

this year. that was beneficial to-
the majority of Nassau County
dock owners in the aquatic pre-
serve. A new state law will pro-
tect over 80 percent of the
Nassau County dock owners
residing in the 'Nassau River-
St. Johns River Marshes
Aquatic Preserve, which
extends south from A1A and
east from US 17 in Nassau
County to the St. Johns River
and includes portions of the
Nassau and Amelia rivers.
The legislation allows all
existing Nassau County docks
in the Nassau County-St. Johns
County Marshes Aquatic

PrTerve with a cumulative ter-
minal platform area of 800
square feet or less (excluding
the walkway or gangway) to be.
exempt from a permit and
allowed to apply for a consent of
use letter with the DEP. Docks
in excess of 800 square feet will
have to be modified to bring the
cumulative terminal platform
area to 800 square feet or less so
that a consent of use letter can
be applied for with the DEP
For information visit
www.dep. state. fl.us/north-
east/Current-Topics/H B831.
htin or contact Adkins' office at

State Rep. Janet Adkins
talks to local dock owners
at a meeting earlier this

ie 6th Annual Yulee Holiday Festival and Parade
e Yulee Sports Complex on Goodbread brive in Yulee


Saturday, December 11th
10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a festival offering food,
art and craft vendors, live music and entertainment for all ages.
Pictures will be taken with Santa in the Winter Wonderland
throughout the day.

If you or your business/organization are interested
In participating in the parade or in providing entertainment,
Please call Connie at (904)225-2516

* If you or your organization would like to reserve a booth
Please call Julie at (904) 225-5237



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Is itjust flying by the seat of our pants, as
usual? If committees get off track, how does
anyone get them back on track?'

BOARD Continued from 1A
Another discussion was
about possibly combining the
Peck Center Committee with
the Parks & Recreation
Advisory Committee.
Parks & Recreation
Director Nan Voit noted the
Peck Committee's tasks have
"been done for years," there-
fore there is little participa-
tion and rarely a quorum
when the committee meets.
"If we (keep the Peck) com-
mittee, we definitely need a
task," she said.
Voit suggested that some
of the dedicated members of
the Peck Committee could
join the Parks & Rec commit-
tee. But Mayor Susan Steger
said the Peck Committee was
"an important voice in our
city's minority neighborhood."
A discussion also came up
about the possibility of the city
commission taking over the
duties of the Planning
Advisory Board. McCrary
said that, if the commission
took on the PAB's activities, it
would reduce the timeline for
processing applications for
land use and rezoning. But
commissioners conceded it
would be best to keep the
board as is.
Suanne Thamm, a mem-
ber and former chair of the
Historic District Council,
appeared dissatisfied after the
workshop, complaining that
several issues regarding com-
mittees had never been

addressed by any of the work-
shops. She said she was con-
cerned with issues such as
recording requirements,
member obligations, recruit-
ment of members and expec-
tations, among other things.
"Is it just going to be flying
by the seat of our pants, as
usual?" Thamm asked. "If
committees get off track, how
does anyone know about them
to get them back on track?"
City Clerk Mary Mercer
said she had been working on
a board appreciation event,
board training and a manual
for new board members.
It was also agreed that the
Airport Advisory Committee
should remove its establish-
ment from the Land
Development Code, so it could
be established by resolution
or ordinance. According to
McCrary, this would make it
easier for the committee .to
make changes to its member-
ship and .its functions.
City Manager Michael
Czymbor suggested each
board or committee submit a
quarterly report to city staff
and commissioners.
Commissioners did not dis-
cuss any significant changes
to the Board of Adjustment,
the Historic District Council
or the Technical Review
Committee, although they
conceded they would like to
establish specific disciplines
or backgrounds for member-
ship in some committees.

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Chester Rd. will close on Tuesday.
November 30th. 2010 from 7:00PM to
5:00AM. This project will last for one night
only. WR. Townsend Contracting. Inc. will be
installing Drainage Improvements across
Chester Rd in conjunction with current road
construction already in progress. Access for
local traffic to Courtney Isle Drive will be
available during these hours. Please see the
map below for routing of traffic during these
hours of construction.

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to proceed south on Chester Rd to Pages
Dairy Rd. Proceed down Pages Dairy to
Felmor Rd and turn left. Continue to AIA. If
coming to from Fernandina Beach area pro-
ceed west on AIA turn right onto Felmor.
Continue to Pages Dairy Rd and turn right.
Follow pages Dairy to Chester Rd. If you are
coming from the Yulee area proceed east on
AIA turn left onto Felmor. Continue to Pages
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FRIIDAY. November 26.2010 NEWS News Leadler

An irreverent look at Paradise

I have been quite startled to dis-
cover that I have written over 200 City
Sidebar columns since May of 2002.
You have Foy Maloy to thank for that.
He and I joined forces to become the
PR team for the initial Book Island
Festival, now renamed the Amelia
Island Book Festival. We worked
together quite well during the long
summer of 2001, and grew to respect
one another's talents and abilities.
Foy was a real trooper and kept
right on going to work every day when
the festival was over, but I gave myself
a well-deserved vacation. Upon my
return from my misadventures, I pre-
.sented him with an essay about my
Day of Heck somewhere in Kentucky.
He liked it. Since he was already
familiar with my work ethic and the
energy I throw into whatever I'm doing,
he asked me to become a part of the
News-Leader team.
I was off and running, writing about
life in Paradise. I wrote about the little
things that annoy and intrigue us, like
hostile coffee makers, underwear that's
smarter than we are and critters that
squeak and growl in their sleep.

My friends and
fans have been after
mie for the last sev-
,," oeral years to gather
... up these columns
"" and put them
S-......I between two covers.
I started that project
several times, but
~ something always
CITY came tip. Like Joan
SIDEBAR Cory, one of our tal-
enlted local poets,
said in "Memorial
Cara Curtin Day Celebration,"
"Thirty years ago I
got ready for a life that didn't turn out
as planned." Aging parents and puppy
dogs, murder mysteries, adventures
with my Adult Supervision and life in
general got between me and that elu-
sive book of columns.
City Sidebar 7he Book will be on the
shelves at Books Plus by the first part
of December, just in time to be your
favorite stocking stuffer. I plan to give
a copy to each of my out-of-town friends
so they can read about life in Paradise
- and become jealous.

No man is an island,
and the only island we
women have is usually
smack-dab in the middle
of the kitchen.

Some famnlous dead person once
said that no man is an island, and heav-
en knows, the only island we women
have is usually smack-dab in the mid-
dle of the kitchen. It's obvious that I
didn't get this project done by myself.
I've already blamed Foy Maloy for
having the bright idea of the column in
the first place, and I must give Editorr
Michael Parnell kudos for keeping llme
and the columnn within the API guide-
lines. And then there's Andrew, my
Adult Slupervision, who does all of the
grownup things so I can scribble to
lmy hearIt's content. Thanks go to Cindy
Glenn and her eagle eye for a good
store y; you have enjoyed more Ithan OIne'
of my columns because of her news-

paper savvy.
Emily Carmain (www.notewor-
thyediting.comn) is a good friend and a
great book editor. Look her up if you
have a masterpiece gathering dust.
Emily introduced me to Caroline
Blochlinger (www.cbadvertising.com),
who formatted the interior of the book,
took the cover photograph and
designed the cover itself. She'll take the
mlan1uscripl that you and Emily have
edited and will make it look like a mil-
lion dollars. I couldn't have produced
City Sidebar: The Book without the help
and encouragement of all of these peo-
But none of the above would have
happened without you, Gentle Reader.
Your faithful readership through the
years is the only reason Il'm still around.
Thank you sor much for taking the time
-to tell me you enjoyed something I
wrote: I hope' you enjoy this book of
columns as well.
And yes, of course there's a party!
Maggie )eVries at Books Plus is help-
ing me host a real whiz-bang book
signing and reception on Friday, Dec.
10 from 4 to 6 pm at her bookstore onc

Centre Street.
. Come help me celebrate this long-
awaited book I promise that there
will be lots of munchies and a.vat of
cheap wine, so put your party hat on!

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But this year with so many going through hard times lets
not forget those less fortunate than us during this season
of giving, help feed a family and give a blessing to those
who need help at this Christmas Seasonl You will be
amazed at the feeling you get and the blessings you will
receive when you practice it is better to give than receive
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FRIDAY, November 26,2010 NEWS News-Leader

Water safety instructor Kathy Gammons encourages Robriquez Strange at the Martin
Luther King Jr./Elm Street Center pool.


Swim instructor I

News Leader

Kathy Gammons says the
most rewarding part of her
job is watching the kids'
faces when they swim for the
first time by themselves.
"It's rewarding to see the
reaction of the kids' faces
learning how to swim, pass-
ing the deep-end test, or
playing games with them. It
is so fun!"
The Water Safety
Instructor and Lifeguard was
trained by Aquatic and
Greenway Supervisor Kathy
Russell at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
When contacted for com-
ments regarding her pro-
teg6, Russell said, "We'rT
prohibited from doing that I
can tell you that she's my
neighbor and she's a good
neighbor, but I can't tell you
anything else." ,
In the cold months,
Gammons lifeguards the lap
swimmers, drives a school
bus for the Nassau County
School Board and works as a
sales person at Target.
When not busy guiding

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Nassa Countv families who need food,
shelter and basic necessities.
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young swimmers, Gammons
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her family, riding four-wheel-
ers or cake decorating.
Husband Mike is a
, Shriner. The couple shares
their Fernandina Beach

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home with children Alyssa,
18, Kenneth, 13, MaKenzie,
12, and grandson, Kolton
Michael. Four-legged family
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Reasons to be thankful

Thanksgiving is a tradition
as old as our country, and a
darn good one. Everyone has
reasons to be thankful and too
often we don't embrace the
chance to recognize what is
going right. My intent will be
to be general in this short list.
Let's start with:
1. We live in Nassau
County, Florida, USA. Pick
the county, the state or the
country, and tell me we aren't
blessed. Looking at tags from
all over the Eastern United
States, we see people willing
to spend lots of money to
arrive at a destination we call
home. Are we thankful for the
obvious? 4
2. Our family it is the
start of the big three in my
book. See numbers 3 and 4 for
the rest of what constitutes
true wealth. Family parents,
siblings, children and extend-
ed family is part of who we
are. To the extent that our
family is part of our life, let's
be thankful.
3. Our friends in most
cases this is a small and
important group of people in
our life. They understand us,
we understand them, and
their value can't be underesti-
mated. When we need them,

they are
there. Tell
them you
Share thankful
for their
Af!V friendship
this' year.
A 4) Our
L health for
v- the majority
KEFFER'S of people,
CORNER the gift of
._ ._ good health
is taken for
Rick Keffer granted
until some-
thing happens. From eight to
80, if you are in good health,
be thankful.
5) A change of seasons,-
November usually brings the
first real taste of fall to our
area. Our mild winters requir-
ing sweaters, and not parkas,
are reason to be thankful.
6) Holiday decorations -
houses and businesses
announce the coming of a spe-
cial time of year. When else
do you see all the adornment
in celebration of this time of
year? It sets the mood for
Which we should be thankful.
7) For all those people at
work on holidays. Police, fire-
fighters, military, hospital
staff, pilots and many others

sacrifice family time to keep
the world rolling. For all of us
who benefit, we are thankful.
8) For freedom probably
the most taken for granted
privilege we all enjoy. Watch
the news, get on the Internet
or read about other countries
that don't have our basic
liberties. A good time of year
to think about it and be thank-
9) For traditions -this
time of year, mostly families
and occasionally friends have
traditional rituals enjoyed year
after year. They are special
and reason to be thankful.
10) Food the great eating
season has begun. Turkey,
ham, cakes, pies, cookies and
all the special recipes that cre-
ate a five week eat-a-thon. The
food and the fellowship that
goes with them make us
I recognize this has noth-
ing to do with cars, but that's
OK, I hope. We all need to
take a break and be thankful.
Happy Thanksgiving.
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2010-2011 BUDGET

The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners has adopted a
budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. A public hearing is being held to
consider amending the budget to appropriate $1.5 million received in
prior year taxes from Smurfit Stone. If approved, the General, County
Transportation, and Capital Project-Transportation Funds would be
amended and the proceeds would be used to designate $600,000 to a
Reserve for the potential relocation of the Fernandina Beach Library
and $900,000 would be used to resurface roads as part of the County's
Level & Overlay program. ,

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Sustainable Fernandina:'being wise with resources'

Sustainability is a word you
hear a lot these days, as are
phrases like "Going Green,".
"Live Simple" or "Green
Living." But what does it all
really mean?
It may mean different
things to different people, but
the most common definition
of sustainability is from the
World Commission on Envi-
ronment and Development
Report (1987), which states
that sustainable development
is "development that meets
the needs of the present with-
out compromising the ability
of future generations to meet
their own needs." In the
United States, President
George W. Bush defined sus-
tainable as meaning "to create.
and maintain conditions,
under which humans and
nature can exist in productive
harmony, that permit fulfilling
the social, economic and other
requirements of present and
future generations of
Americans." So while you may

hear a variety of ways to
describe it, being sustainable,
or green, addresses a basic
principle being wise with
resources now, so those
resources are still available in
the future.
Like many other cities in
Florida and across the nation,
the city of Fernandina Beach
is trying to work sustainability
into its mission. While sustain-
ability is often associated with
environmentalism, that is just
one part of the bigger picture.
Economic and social parts are
just as important to consider,
and it is the city's responsibili-
ty to take a critical look at our
operations to see if we are
functioning sustainably in all
three of these areas. One way
the city is trying to accom-
plish this is through
"Sustainable Fernandina," a
group of city employees from
each department who meet
each month to discuss and
identify ways the city can
work towards increasing sus-

tainable practices.
Sustainable Fernandina
arose 6ut of a partnership
with the city of Cedar Key to
work on making our histori-
cally linked cities linked in a
new way by addressing sus-
tainability within our commiu-
nities. The Fernandina group
has been meeting since
February of this year, and has
defined the following mission:
"Sustainable Fernandina is
an appointed group of city
employees, representing each
city department, that is com-
mitted to discovering and pro-
moting ways to conserve
resources, reduce energy
costs, decrease waste, protect
and strengthen the local econ-
omy and save money through-
out the city of Fernandina
Beach's governmental opera-
From major planning proj-
ects, to how we perform daily
tasks and manage facilities,
Sustainable Fernandina and

the city of Fernandina Beach
are working to integrate sus-
tainable practices into how we
function and serve the com-
So far, the group has
worked together to identify
tangible sustainability goals
that should not only help
reduce the city's environmen-
tal impact, but hopefully can
also contribute to more
resource efficient operations
within the city. To start, the
group looked at what each
department is already doing
that could be considered a
sustainable practice, such as
use of energy-efficient lighting
and electronics, recycling
and utilizing electronic com-
munication more than paper-
based communication. This
information, in addition to
other news, has been posted
on the Sustainable Fernandina
website, www.fbfl.us/sustain-
After reviewing existing

practices, Sustainable
Fernandina identified specific
goals which focus on ways the
city can become a more sus-
tainable local government in
2010-11, such as establishing a
city-wide recycling center for
the community, reaching out
to city employees regarding
sustainable practices, evaluat-
ing the recently adopted city
purchasing policy for ways to
reduce costs and purchase
more sustainable items and
transitioning city boards and
committees from paper to
electronic packets.
The group is proud to
report that the recycling cen-
ter is now open at South Sixth
Street Extension and Lime
Street, and the rollout to mov-
ing our boards and commit-
tees to electronic agenda
packets is ongoing, which will
save over approximately
$10,000 a year in printing
costs and staff time. The city
. commissioners are the first
city board to go electronic,
receiving packets electronical-
ly, and viewing electronically
during the commission meet-
ing thanks to new computers
and monitors installed in
chambers. While these com-
puters did create a one-time
cost, that cost is drastically
cheaper than the printing

budget, which was an annual
The group is still working
on its other goals, and is tack-
ling smaller projects too for
example, the monthly city -
employee newsletter that was
printed each month is now
being distributed electronical-
ly, also saving paper and print-
ing costs. As Sustainable
Fernandina moves along, the
group is looking at ways to
increase its presence and help
get the word out within the
city about how to operate sus-
tainably. One way is through
an e-newsletter, started this
month, which is distributed to
city employees and includes
tips and information on sus-
The city looks forward to
addressing sustainability in
other ways as well beyond
Sustainable Fernandina, and
welcomes feedback about
how to incorporate this impor-
tant, but large, task. To stay
up to date with the Sustain-
able Fernandina group, visit
www.fbfl.us/sustainability or
contact Fran Middleton at
fmiddleton@fbfl.org or
Adrienne Dessy at
Adrienne Dessy is a planner
with the city ofFernandina


Dissolve city govern
The time has come for the
city of Fernandina Beach to dis-
solve itself and turn government
services over to Nassau County.
The ongoing mismanagement
demonstrates either a lack of
understanding of the laws and
constitutions of Florida and the
United States or disdain for city
residents and taxpayers, or both.
Consolidation of government
services would benefit the citi-
zens of Fernandina Beach and
ultimately allow it to thrive into
'the tourist destination it
deserves to be. Rather ti.in
working for Ihe people, gov-
ernment has worked against the
people creating a negative anti-

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business, anti-citizen environ-
ment. We have now come to the
point that investment in proper-
ty or businesses within the city
jurisdiction is deemed too risky
and too expensive to be worth
Below are 10 reasons why
Fernandina Beach should cease
to act as a legal entity:
1. Imposition and application
of arbitrary and capricious rules
to deny property owners legal
use of their property to the
extent gnia'arnteed by the con-
2. Imnplementation and col-
lection of impact fees with com-
plete disregard to the rational
dual nexus standard, resulting
in an illegal taxation and prop-
erty rights exaction.
3. Arbitrary and capricious
application of the Florida
Building Code and imposition of
onerous fees that contravene
FS Chapter 489.
4. Intent to create a City
Magistrate, in clear violation of
the Florida Constitution Article
V Section 1.

5. Imposition of unnecessary
rules on small businesses with
callous disregard for the costs
and financial havoc wrought on
the business owner.
6. Demand that small busi-
nesses name the city of
Fernandina Beach as a certifi-
cate holder on insurance poli-
cies, when state law does not
require insurance in order to
conduct business and further-
more the city has no insurable
interest to protect.
7. Engaging is expensive and
fruitless litigation to the detri-
ment of taxpayers, even when
faced with overwhelming..evi,
dence that the city is wrong.
8. Engaging in business
enterprises such as water and
sewer utility, golf, marina oper-
ation and other functions which
could be more properly and effi-
ciently run by the private sector.
9. Imposition of illegal water
and sewer utility fees that a pri-
vate run monopoly would not
be allowed to impose if regulat-
ed under the Public Service
10. Failure to efficiently and
effectively curtail the budget

during the worst economic
slump since the Great
Depression to the fiscal detri-
ment of all its citizens.
To make it easy for the com-
mission I have even written the
final resolution:
Whereas the City of
Fernandina Beach has repeat-
edly failed to respect the U.S.
and Florida Constitution and
Whereas it has failed to
effectively govern in a fiscally
responsible manner and
Whereas during the longest
economic boom in American
;history.the downtown hladete-
riorated into slum staid V aBd
Whereas the City /Couuny
jurisdictional lines are a con-
fusing mess, irrational and
serve no good purpose and
Whereas other government
and private entities could do a
better job for its citizens
Be it resolved that the City of
Fernandina Beach, formerly
known as "The City of 1 Flag
Only Allowed on the Isle of 8
Flags," is hereby dissolved and
all government functions are
turned over to Nassau County."
Philip Griffin


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The book on

a dog's life
His name was Charlie. Before him was
Rufus. They were blond cocker spaniels.
I've been wondering about them: What
they would have said if they had written
their own books.
Yes, I know, dogs can't write books. But
a dog named Bailey did, at least through the
mind of his human friend, W. Bruce
Cameron. The name of Bailey's book is A
Dog's Purpose.
"4 Dog's Purpose is the remarkable story
of one endearing dog's search for his pur-
pose over the course of
several lives," a blurb on
the book says. "More than
just another charming dog
story, A Dog's Purpose
touches on the universal
quest for an answer to
life's most basic question:
Why are we here?"
Well, I can tell you why
FROM Charlie and Rufus were
THE here. They were here to
HOw n make us laugh, to make us
feel better when we'd had
OFFICE a bad day, to provide enter-
.....- tainment for friends and
neighbors, to protect us.
Ph il The protection part was
Hudgins way down on the list, but
both of them knew how to
bark when they sensed danger.
Charlie and Rufus were alike in many
ways. They were both a bit ditsy. One day,.
Rufus rolled over for a belly-scratching ses-
sion and tumbled right off a wall to the
driveway three feet below. Unlike cats, dogs
don't always land on their feet.
Rufus was prone to seizures and took
medicine by mouth every day to prevent
them except on.the occasion when he sur-
reptitiously hid the pill under his tongue
and spit it out later.
Charlie barked at rocks. Don't ask me
why. He just didn't like some rocks. But he
loved tennis balls, and he would run as fast
as he could, apparently racing an imaginary
opponent, trying to capture a thrown ball.
During one chase, he sailed off a six-foot-
high embankment and threw his back out.
He was laid up for days.
"But I don't regret any stupid things I
did," he would have said in his book.
Rufus probably had one regret. It was
the time he chased a goose that had invad-
ed his territory, and the bird bit him on the
nose. But other than that and perhaps the
time he attacked a fish hook he had no
regrets. Dogs are like that. They live and
they don't look back.
So what would Charlie and Rufus have
said to us human beings?
First, they would've encouraged us to
lighten up and enjoy life. We all make mis-
takes, but we don't honor our Maker by wal-
lowing in guilt. If you mess up, put your tail
between your legs and ask for forgiveness.
And then go on with your head high.
Be loyal to your friends. You don't have
to use words. Just be there when someone
needs a pal.
Do not judge. You don't know what oth-
ers have been.through.
Finally, serve others. It may be in small
ways, but each of us can serve. And that,
dear human beings, is the purpose of life.
Phil Hudgins is the senior editor for
Community Newspapers Inc., the media com-
pany in Athens, Ga., that owns the News-

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SDeep fried TV to heal a sick man

So there I was, laid up in bed and on the
sofa for two weeks with a nasty case of
bronchitis, complicated by a touch of
pneumonia not to be confused with
oldcmonia, which only elderly people get. Oh
yeah, and an asthma attack, which my doctor
tells me, to my chagrin, that not only kids
have, but adults can also develop it later in life.
Come to think of it, maybe he did say I had
oldmonia. My coworkers pleaded and cajoled
with me to keel) my germy self at home. One
even threatened to report me to the Centers
for Disease Control if I came within two miles
of the office until all the hacking, wheezing,
glurping, sneezing and honking is a dim and
distant memory.
So what do you do with two weeks of sick
leave when you can't leave the house and feel
too crummy to get out of bed or off the sofa?
Well, I watched so many re-runs of The
Sopranos I do a pretty fair Italian-Jersey-mob-
bish accent thingy now. And by the time I was
starting to consider whacking all the well-
wishers who kept calling and interrupting my
medication-induced naps to ask how I was feel-
ing and generally getting only hoarse,
slurred mumbles in reply -1 fortuitously
surfed into the Food Network, aka the cook-
ing channel, one fine afternoon.
There are as many cooks on the cooking
channel as there are recipes. There's one witty
wag who keeps saying, "Now that's good .
eats." Interesting and funny but he tends to
ramble off into food trivia and minutiae, which
my brain, basting in a prescribed sweet red
sauce of cough syrup with codeine, had a little

trouble processing.
And then there's the
Famous food maven from
Charleston or Savannah or
wherever who deep fries
everything in her kitchen. I
mean everything. Fried
Peanut and butter jelly sand-
wiches hot out of the oven
and heavily dusted with pow-
CUPOF dered sugar, garnished with
JOE a generous dollop of whip-
..... ping cream. And who can
resist French re-fried donuts.
Joe Palmer As if donuts weren't already
listed high among the branches of forbidden
fruits, this chef takes epicurean mortal sin to
new lows, for after she whips up this mouth-
melting gooey morsel of pure yet sure coro-
nary occlusion, she tops it off with a fat serv-
ing of French vanilla ice cream. Please pass
the chest paddles.
Moving right along, there's the chirpy little
Italian-American chef who chatters away at 90
miles an hour -with gusts up to 120 all the
while whipping up mouth watering meals on
the cheap in her studio kitchen. Great recipes,
easy to make, and easy on the eyes, I could
only take so many minutes of watching her
theatrically roll her eyes and gush, "Mmmmm-
mm. Delish!" Then I began to fantasize about
calling Tony Soprano and asking hini how
much it would cost me to get a TV chef
And what would haute cuisine be without
that merry prankster down in the French


All-time sales record
The Friends of the Library,
Fernandina Beach, fall book sale
set an all-time single sale record of
$7,131. The spring and fall sales
provide the bulk of the funds for
the FOL annual grants of $18,500 to
the library. Our volunteer team of
year-round book sorters, led by Pat
Henderson, arranges over 15,000
books into more than 40 categories
for each sale.
Here is Pat's team, without
whom we'd never be ready for a
sale: Pat and Bob Henderson, Gigi
and Tom Feazell, Donna
Cavanaugh, Susie and Bill
Birdsong, Maddie Franchi, Jan
Warren, Nancy and Jack Dickson,
Toby Atkinson, Artie Lynnworth,
Jan Plemmons, Margaret Barovich,
Betty Dickson, Jean Haines, Jeanie
and Dave Turner, Kay McCaffrey,
Mary Alice Southwick, Dora Yelk,
Diane Williams, Beverly Davis,
Joann Lindberg, Beverly and Bob
Stormoen, Phyllis Helmes and
Mark Cooner.
Just as indispensable is the team
of volunteers, led by Beverly
Stormoen, who run each sale and
set up and clean up the Peck Gym.
Her team: John Allen, Toby
Atkinson, Jean Bardes, Margaret
Barovich, Bev Bertsch, John
Bertsch, Donna Cavanaugh, Ken
Cherry, Sylvia Cherry, Betty
Dickson, Jack Dickson, Nancy
Dickson, Gigi Feazell, Jean Haines,
Pat Henderson, Carol Houle, Rose
Huffman, Nancy Inboden, Ron
Kosciulek, Susan Kosciulek, Ron
Kosciulek, Joann Leimberg, Steve
Leimberg, Debbie Price, Deborah
Powers, Roz Riggio, Dee Stalcup,
Betty Stewart, Bob Stormoen, Jean
Taylor, Jeannie Taylor, Sandra
Taylor, Luciann Thompson, Mary
Ann Torchia, Jerry Torchia, Bonnie
Werner and those who came and
helped but never signed in.
Special thanks to Sheriff Tommy
Seagraves, who made a crew avail-
able to do the heavy lifting, to Bruce
Morrison, chair of the Book Sale,
and to all the members of the com-
munity who made the sale a great
Bill Flynn, President
Friends of the IJbrary

Comer of Comfort
On behalf of Gerri's Corner and
Win Win (Women in Nassau help-
ing Women in Need), we would sin-
cerely like to thank all of you for

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your assistance with making our
4th annual Fashion Show a success!
Together you helped us raise
over $4,350 for Gerri's Corner,
Fernandina's own cancer resource
center. The support you lend is not
counted in dollars and cents but in
the "spirit of the community." Thank
you again for being a huge part of
this amazing fundraiser sup-
porting women dealing with can-
cer and the men, women and chil-
dren that are supporting them
through their illness.
The Fashion Show would not
have been as successful without
your support! The money raised
will allow us to continue to offer
services free of charge. We extend
a warm thank you'to the following
individuals and businesses for their
participation, in no particular order:
Amelia Community Theatre for
allowing us to have the fashion
show in this gorgeous new facility.
To the following businesses for
their support and/or donations:
Amelia Hotel, Amelia Island
Concierge, Amelia Island Personal
Fitness, Baxters, Bean School of
Dance, Changing & Rearranging,

Charles Albert Fine Sterling Silver,
Classic Carpets, Connie Braithwaite
Silpada, CorMicr Salon, Crawford
Jewelers, DI)avid & Linda White,
Dazzle Me Leslie Urban, Elements
Salon, Flowers By Shirley, Golf Club
of Amelia, Island Flower & Garden,
Island Massage, Jeff Steel, Karen
Schexnayder Lia Sophia, L & L
Gifts, Linda Miller, Lisa Buben Lia
Sophia, I.ora Balsamo Arbonne,
Lott's Furniture, In the Garden
Elegant, Outdoor Concepts,
Magna's Salon, Natalie Blackwell
Silpada, Park Ave Day Spa,
Peterbrooke. Ponte Vedra Plastic
Surgery, Ronne Mickey, Scott &
Sons Fine Jewelry, Target, The
Gauzeway, What's In.
To the local restaurants who pro-
vided delicious delicacies for the
event: 29 South, Happy Tomato
Cafe, O'kanc's, Old South Yankee,
Pablo's, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island, Sliders, The Golf Club of
Amelia. The Surf, U.S. Barbeque.
Lora Balsamo and the Little
Women of Fernandina Beach who
helped serve ourt guests.
To Kinderstudios for their fabu-
lous per formance. .

Pat Henderson, left, and Nancy Dickson work at the Friends of the Library book sale, which set
an all-time sales record.

For making our models look
stunning, many thanks to: Buy
Gones, CorMieR Hair Studio,
Cottage Finds, Elizabeth Trading
Company, Fifi's Fine Resale, Frugal
Cachet, Lia Sophia, Retail Therapy
Consignment, Silpada, The
Gauzeway, Twisted Sisters.
Models (and cancer survivors):
Carol Ann Atwood, Emily Baker,
Lee Ann Buchanan, Mary Ellen
Corbin, Patsy Flynn, Nancy Jordan,
Kathy Kirwin, Chris McCaull, Betty
Jo Nix, Kim Sartor, Ann Showalter,
Blanca Tatum, Sandra Taylor,
Valerie Williams, Danny Wright.
Thanks to Mary Nuttall for
recruiting the models, Sandee
Foust for recruiting boutiques to
participate, Karen Schexnayder for
design of tickets, posters and pro-
grams, Natalie Blackwell, Chris
Alznauer and Lila Kiem for soliciting
silent auction items, Lisa Presnell
for soliciting the restaurants for the
wonderful food that was served,
Judy Richardson for stuffing the
goodie bags for all attendees,
Jessica Miller for organizing this
entire event as our Fashion Show
director, to all of.the women of Win
Win who attended the event and
worked to make it run smoothly
and to Rick Miller for documenting
the day with photos!
If you have not had a grand tour
of Gerri's Corner yet, we invite you
to stop by Monday-Friday from
noon to 4 p.m. in order to see first-
hand what Gerri's Corner of
Comfort is joing to assist the peo-
ple in our c6inmunity.
SChris Alznauer,
Executive Director
Gerr's Corner of Comfort
Connie Braithwaite,

Thanks from CIS
Callahan Intermediate School's
Volunteer Committee would like to
thank our CIS cafeteria personnel,
Subway and Hardee's of Callahan
for theit support and most generous
donation to our Volunteer
Orientation Breakfast on Oct. 29.
We truly appreciate you on our team
to show our volunteers how ilmpor-
tant they are to CIS and the chil-
dren of Callahan.
Thanks from the Callahan
Intermediate School Volunteer
Mary Ann Salis
CMS Chorus Director
Callahan Intermediate

Quarter of The Big Easy who starts every
recipe sauteing onions and celery in butter,
stirring up a thick roux to thicken it with and
then flinging in a double handful of Cayenne
pepper for seasoning. Bam!
My sinuses cleared just watching him
cook but the fumes from the sauteing onions
and celery came through the television
and made my chest wheeze so hard I spent
the rest of the afternoon with my asthma
inhaler clenched between my fever parched
The best one was the pretty young lady
with the sorta raspy voice who cooked up the
most eye-popping quickie Thanksgiving din-
ner I've ever seen. Of course, I'm partial to any
recipe that begins: Take two sticks of melted
butter and add four cups of brown sugar, two
whole beaten eggs and three cups of fresh
chopped and sliced pecans and bake in the
oven until thick and sticky as taffy. Plus she
tells cool stories about the food while she
cooks. And she doesn't say, "Mmmm-mm.
Did you know there's a berry here in the
South called a gall berry? Looks like a small
blueberry or huckleberry. Tastes like the
devil's hiney. My granny, I'm told, got peeved
with one of her neighbors once and baked her
a gall berry pie for Thanksgi"ring. Definitely
not Mmmm-mm. Delish! Certainly not good
eats. You couldn't fiy it in enough donuts to
make it palatable.
Where'd I come up with that? Must be the




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Major H. Dean Hinson, Area Commander of the Northeast Florida Area Command of the Salvation Army,
kicked off the annual Holiday Kettle Drive in the pocket park next to Amelia Island Coffee on Friday. On hand for
the event were Susan Lane, Pastor Jeannette Richo, Fernandina Beach Mayor Susan Steger, Salvation Army Major
H. Dean Hinson, Hope House Service Manager Mary Moore, former state legislator Marilyn Evans Jones, Willie
Johnson, Clerk of Court John Crawford, Undersheriff Gordon Bass Jr., Mary Ann Tobin and News-Leader Publisher
Foy Maloy Jr.
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your smile and a joyful "Merry Christmas" greeting, then the Salvation Army Hope House needs you. Call Susan
Lane at 321-0435 or 206-3013 to choose one or more shifts at any of the nine Kettle locations.


Marge Brewer of the American
Legion Riders presents Bob
Clifton and James Thompson,
Commandant, Everett P. Pope
Marine Corps League
Detachment 1017, with a
check for $2,483, 28 bicycles
and boxes of toys raised dur-
ing the Nov. 13 "Toys for Tots"
poker run co-sponsored by the
American Legion Riders and
the Marine Corps League. The
Marine Corps League will dis-
tribute these bikes and toys to
local needy children in time
for Christmas.

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at December open house

Family Support Services
of North Florida (FSS) is
hosting an open house for
prospective foster parents on
Dec. 9, 10 and 11 to provide
information about foster par-
enting, explain the role and
responsibilities of foster par-
ents and answer questions.
FSS is the lead agency
providing foster care, adop-
tion, transitioning youth
services and family preserva-
tion services in Duval and

Nassau counties.
The informational open
house will be held at Cassat
House, a FSS neighborhood
service center at 2200 Cassat
Ave. on Jacksonville's west-
side. Open house hours ai-e:
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on
Thursday, Dec. 9 and Friday,
Dec. 10, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
on Saturday, Dec. 11.
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new leaders for 2011

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Members of Flotilla 14-1
recently elected new leaders
to steer the organization
through calendar year 2011.
Joe L. Blanchard II was
elected as Flotilla
The official "changing of
the watch" will take place on
Friday, Dec. 3. Blanchard
will take the helm for Heinz
Friedrich, who will serve as
Immediate Past Flotilla
Blanchard has been a
member of the auxiliary
since 2005. He has served as
Vice Flotilla Commander,
Division Communications
Services Officer. In 2008, he
was awarded the First
Commander's Award for out-
standing service.
Blanchard retired from
the U.S. Navy as a Lt.
Commander in 1991 and
enjoys sailing.
He graduated from the.
University of North Carolina
at Charlotte with a degree in
Mechanical Engineering and
holds Master of Science
degrees in oceanography,

meteorology, physics
and computer science from
the Naval Postgraduate
Edward "Scott"
DeBrauwere was elected as
Vice-Flotilla Commafider.
DeBrauwere joined the aux-
iliary in 2007.
DeBrauwere has served
as Flotilla Staff Officer for
communications and he is
radio watch stander qualified
for the Coast Guard
Auxiliary and the U.S.
Coast Guard. He is also
qualified as a boat crew
Flotilla 14-1 will continue
its volunteer activities in the
areas of on-water maritime
patrols, search and rescue
operations, public education
programs, free vessel safety
checks and other various
missions on behalf of the
U.S. Coast Guard.
U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary Flotilla 14-1 meets
at 7 p.m. the first Thursday
at Amelia Island Lighthouse
cottage on Lighthouse
Visit www.cgaux7-14-
l.org for more information.

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Navy League
The Camden/Kings Bay
Council, Navy League of the
United States, will hold its
annual holiday brunch and
membership social benefiting
Toys for Tots and the VA
Hospital on Dec. 5 from 1-3
p.m. in the Osprey Room at
Osprey Cove in St. Marys,
Bring an unwrapped toy or
toys for the USMC Toys for
Tots Program as well as sup-
plies for the veterans at the
VA Hospital in Dublin, Ga.,
including body lotion, tooth-
paste, toothbrushes, shaving
cream, disposable razors,
shampoo, solid stick deodor-
ant, ink pens, envelopes, writ-
ing/note pads, jumbo print
word search books, board
games, checkers and playing
cards. Cash donations are
also accepted.
Brunch is $15 per person
and open to the public.
Reservations are required.
Call (912) 729-7327 or email
m by Nov. 29.
Christmas Angels
Be an angel for an ageless
one. Quality Health of
Fernandina Beach is looking
for "angels" to help provide a
happy Christmas for its resi-
dents. Contact the activities
department for an "angel
assignment" or for more
information at 261-0771.
Toy drive
Maurices at The Shoppes
at Amelia Concourse next to
Target is holding a toy
drive through Dec. 1 to bene-
fit the American Cancer
Society and the children who
are hospitalized during the
Drop off new stuffed afii-
mals Monday-Saturday, 10
a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday
noon-7 p.m. and receive a
coupon for 20 percent off any
a regular-priced item for each
donation, limit 10 per person.
Visit maurices.com.
Shop With Cops
The Shop With Cops "2010
Underprivileged Children

Army Reserve Spec.
Sara A. Greig is returning to
the U.S. after a deployment to
Iraq or Afghanistan in sup-
port of Operations Iraqi
Freedom or Enduring
Freedom, respectively.
The soldiers return to
Joint Base Dix-McGuire-
Lakehurst, N.J., for debrief-
ing, evaluations and out-pro-
cessing procedures before
returning to their regularly
assigned Army Reserve or
National Guard units.
The specialist served in
support of Operation Iraqi
Freedom in the Iraq Theater
of Operations.
Greig, a multichannel
transmissions systems opera-
tor and maintainer, is as-
signed to the 392nd Expedi-
tionary Signal Battalion,
Baltimore, Md. The reservist
has served in the military for
two years.
She is the daughter of
Kristopher A. Miller of
Saylorsburg, Pa., and Robyn

Christmas Shopping" event
for children in need on
Amelia Island will be held
Dec. 15. One hundred per-
cent of donations go to chil-
dren, ages 1-11, to shop at the
Fernandina Beach Walmart,
accompanied by city police
officers. School counselors
select the children.
Make checks payable to
"Shop with Cops" and mail to
the Fernandina Beach Police
Department, Attention:
Captain Jim Coe, "Shop with
Cops Program," 1525 Lime
St.,Fernandina Beach, FL
For information contact
Don Monahan, volunteer pro-
gram chair, at shopwith-
cops@aol.com or 277-2091.
Stow-A-Way Storage &
Truck Rental is an authorized
drop-off for Toys for Tots.
Donations of new, unwrapped
toys can be delivered through
Dec. 17 at the business office,
463915 SR 200, Yulee (just
west of Sonic and the car-
wash). Office hours are
Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-
5:30 p.m. Call 225-1940.
Joyto thehildren
Joy to the Children, Inc.
provides a celebration on
Christmas Day for Nassau
County children that includes
toys, books, clothing, bed-
ding, toiletry items and a
meal for the entire family. To
volunteer or donate to this
cause run solely through vol-
unteerism, call 491-8518.
Secret Santa
Dayspring Village, Inc., a
state licensed 96-bed limited
mental health assisted living
facility in Boulogne that ,
serves adults with schizo-
phrenia and schizoaffective
disorders, is holding its annu-
al Secret Santa Program.
Volunteers may adopt a
resident for a Christmas wish,
donate baked goods or share
their musical talents.
Contact coordinator
Denise Cumbus at
or (904) 845-7501 for informa-

A. Nycz of Hilliard.
In 2005, the specialist
graduated from the Western
Pennsylvania Cyber.Charter
School, Midland.

E Air Force Airman 1st
Class Kirstyn M. Rhoden
graduated from basic military
training at Lackland Air Force
Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an
intensive, eight-week pro-
gram that included training in
military discipline and stud1
ies, Air Force core values,
physical fitness and basic war-
fare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete
basic training earn four cred-
its toward an associate in
applied science degree
through the Community
College of the Air Force.
She is the daughter of
Sheryl Rhoden of Hilliard and
David Rhoden of Jacksonville.
Rhoden graduated in 2008
from West Nassau High
School, Callahan.


Stephanie Lastinger and
Joe Levin of Fernandina
Beach announce the birth of a
son, Adyn Skye Levin, born at
2:28 p.m. Nov. 15, 2010, at St..
Vincent's Medical Center in
Jacksonville. The baby
weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces

and measured 20 1/2 inches
in length.
Paternal grandparents are
Burt and Carol Pfieffer of
Paintsville, Ky. Maternal
grandparents are David and
Tanya Coker of Fernandina



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Cruise ships,

"Oh wow," I told my wife. "Look
at that." As we both stepped out of
our tiny cabin door and on to the
deck of the ship, what we saw put
everything into perspective. Up to
that point, our opinion of being
on a cruise ship was poor to say the
The incident happened several
years ago when my wife and I
received an e-mail from a well-inten- PUL
tioned friend. "Three-night, four-day NO]
cruise for $150 per person," the e- ..
mail had said. Our friend, who
spends a lot of time on the Internet, Pas
had known that my wife and I need- Rob G,
ed a break. To our friend, this was
the perfect solution. way of mn
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thought it was a good idea too; espe- that the:
cially for that price. It wasn't until we built in 1

letdowns and making the right choice

had stepped out of sleeping in bunk beds, something in cruise since, if we ever do, there will and not hypocritical. It's almrr
our cabin that day me knew that this was not an accu- be no confusion about what a real though Jesus is saying, if yc
that our view of rate picture of what taking a real cruise ship looks like. going to be called by my na
things changed, cruise was all about. In either case, That brings me to an important "Christian," then please don
Now I should prob- reality hit as we stepped onto the spiritual point; God cares about peo- fuse those who have never I
ably stop here for a deck the first morning we were in pie having an accurate view of who me by talking one way, but 1
moment and tell the Bahamas. He is. It's for this very reason that another. In my opinion, He'd
you, I'm one of As we looked up at least 75 feet Jesus, in the book of Revelation, have us choose the path we
those guys who is above our ship, and God only knows chapter three and verses fifteen and go down and then be true t(
always leery when how far to the left and the right, we sixteen, says that He wants us to be least that way people are cle
PIT it comes to deals were in absolute shock. Somewhere hot or cold but never to be luke- what it means to walk with
[ES that seem too good in the middle of the night, a real warm. It goes on to say that if we are what it means to not.
to be true. Though cruise ship had pulled up and lukewarm, He will spew us out of His As for my me and my wi:
my wife and I had docked beside us. It made our 1952 mouth. Pretty sober stuff, I know. have never had one regret a
tor never been on a dinghy feel like a lifeboat in compari- The simple version of that is that decision to follow Jesus. Th
oyette cruise ship before, son. Just the idea of the passengers God-would rather have ns be red hot of cruising with Him far exc
and had no real from the big ship looking at us in for him or to be ice cold toward Him the other deals this world h
easuring what kind of deal amazement the same way we were rather than to confuse people about offer.
getting, when I found out looking at them was pretty hum- what having a relationship with God Robert L. Goyette is past
;hip we were getting on was bling. Be assured that though my really looks like. Red hot, by the way, Living Waters World Outrea
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Impact Your World
Church will host a One-Houri-
Prayer Rally at 7 p.m. today in
the meeting room at Comfort
Inn & Suites, 462577 SR 200
in Yulee (behind Burger
King). For information call
Pastor Thompson at 261-9072.
Hope House service
The Salvation Army Hope
House invites you to its week-
ly worship service at noon
Nov. 30. Anne Key, a gifted
Bible study teacher and pow-
erful woman of God, will
teach ab6ut Hanukkah. For:
more information, call 321- ,
0435 or stop by the Hope '
House at 410 South Date St.
The Jewish Community of
Amelia Island will celebrate
Hanukkah at 6 p.m. Dec. 4.
Bring your menorah and can-
dles and a camera to capture
the moment The hosts will
provide the latkes and there
will be a potluck for other
dishes. To RSVP and for the
location and menu planning,
contact Debbie Price at 310-
6060 or deb203@aol.com.

For His Glory Community
Outreach Ministries, Inc will
host a Gospel Expo on Dec. 4
at the Peck Center, with
gospel music from the past
and the present.
For information contact
Dr. Lois Cook at (904) 624-
3501 or allforhisglory01@
yahoo.com. This event is free
to the public.
Memorial service
The Bereaved Parents
Support Group of Fernandina
Beach invites you to join
them for a Candlelight
Memorial Service "Honoring
Our Children" on Dec. 5 at 5
p.m. in St. Peter's Episcopal
Church, 801 Atlantic Ave. Call
Mary Martha Embry at 206-
0177 for information.
Concert and fish fry
Prince of Peace Lutheran
Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave.,
will hold a gospel music con-
cert and fish fry supper Dec.,
5 at 4 p.m. to benefit the
Honduras Medical Mission
team leaving for Honduras on
March 26.
John Gilbert Jr., along with

members of the Honduras
Medical Mission team, offer a
fish fry dinner following the .
The concert is open to the
public with a free will offer-
ing. The dinner is $10 for
adults and $5 for children.
For information call Nancy
Bullen at 277- 9761.
Taize service
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church, 801 Atlantic Ave.,
will host a Taiz6 Service Dec.
12 at 6 p.m.
The Taiz6 service to be
used is based on the ecumeni-
cal prayer services of the
monastic community in Taiz6,
The community invited.
Call 261-4293 or visit stpert-
For His Glory Community
Outreach Ministries, Inc.
along with other local church-
es will host a community
meal on Dec. 19 at the MLK
Jr. Recreation Center.
For information contact
Dr. Lois Cook at (904) 624-
3501 or allforhisglory01@

No room at the inn
A variety of Nativity displays from many
different countries will be on display in the
Sanctuary of Memorial United Methodist
Church and in the Partin Center at 601
Centre St., Fernandina Beach, from 10 a.m.-4
p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4 in conjunction with the
Amelia Island Museum of History's Holiday
HomeiTour. Refreshments will be served and
Christmas music provided. Admission is free.
Donations can be made to support the
Homeless Mission Project Hope House.
Toyland Concert
Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. you're invited to the annu-
al Toyland Concert as the First Baptist
Children's Choir presents "Back to the
Manger," a caroling adventure through time.
Hear carols sung from throughout the 20th
century while the kids learn how helping oth-
ers changes lives. Admission is free, but new,
unwrapped toys are requested to donate to
families in need throughout Nassau County.
The First Baptist Student Ministry is working
in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps'
"Toys for Tots" program to help distribute the
toys. For information, visit FBFirst.com or call
Christmas cantata
Blackrock Baptist Church, 96362
Blackrock Road in Yulee, will present "A
Christmas Offering Cantata" on Dec. 5 at
10:30 a.m. and Dec. 10 and 11 at 7 p.m.
Experience the message of Christmas

through contemporary songs, woven together
with a meaningful narration. Refreshments
will follow the performances. For information
call 261-6220.
'Dust of the Road'
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic *
Ave., will host the performance of "Dust of
the Road" by Kenneth Goodman, a Christmas-
inspired one-act tale of good versus evil. The
play will be presented on Dec. 12 at 5:15 p.m.
in St Peter's Church prior to the Taiz6 serv-
ice, which starts at 6 p.m. A short intermis-
sion between the play and the service will
allow for exiting and entering as desired.
The cast will feature Alison Stewart, Janet
Cote-Merow, Jeff Goldberg and Martha
Garvin of West Nassau Repertory Theatre. A
free will offering will be collected at the end of
the play. For additional information concern-
ing the play or the service, call the church
office at 261-4293. The community is invited.
Christmas carols
The Amelia Plantation Chapel Choir will
presefit a Christmas Carol Gallery, arranged
and orchestrated by Larry Shackley, Dec. 19
at 10 a.m. Chapel Music Director Don
Edwards will direct the choir and orchestra.
The public is invited.
The Amelia Plantation Chapel will present
"A Candlelight Festival of Lessons and
Carols" on Christmas Eve at 5 p.m. The public
is invited.

Worship this week at the place of your choice

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You!
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantic
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE- 2nd Sunday


5 .( 60 p'st Church
Sunday School .................................... 9:30 am
Sunday Worship .............................. 10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA ........................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ..................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nassoauville Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

le 6eiong to a diverse congregation urnitedf our faitf in
SJesus Christ, committedto worship the Living G(odand
to study the '4ord so tfial ti may wvtiltnes
andserve in our corlmmlltity.
November 28"
Message: "Waiting"
8:30 ...................Basic Christian Living Class
9:15 ...................... ..Classic Worship
10:30 ....................Bible Study Book of "Mark"
11:15 ........................Celebration W orship
(Casual: Kids Sunday School available)
Nursery Available for both Services
The Chapel is located behind The Spa & Shops at
Amelia Island Plantation 36 Bowman Road
An Interdenominational Community Church
(904) 277- 4414 www.ameliachapel.com

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Come Worship with us where
the Bible is our only Authority.
Church Services: 11am
YMCA on Citrona / 225-5368

P oedky ce nal

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Everyone is welcome
Rev. Robert Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Comer Old Nassauville Rd.)
Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.
(904) 432-8118

20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People ,
Sunday New Members Clatn 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
IVednesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.
Ministries: Bus & ian, Couples, Singles, Youth



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Living Waters
world outreach
Contemporary Worship
S SUN I:30am
WE0 7:00pm
1.' Youth, Nursery &
Children's Ministries
321 -2117
Rob & Chrill *oyMell
Senior Peiore OiAnA AotewesAnil'Mi
Jo.n us .LI 1 VE on the WetI Sunday.
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday

17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(lJust south of Yuloe on US 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Dr. Dave Lawson



In the heart of
9 N. 6'" Street
Dr. Holton Seigling
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11 a
Sunday School 9:50 a
r Nursery

96362 Blackrock Rd.. Yulee
Senior Pastor: Rev. Michael S. Bowen
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10.30 ami
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.m Service 6:00 p.m
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m
Nursery Provided
Bus Ministry Available

"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Pastor: Dr. I1. Neil Ilelton
Sunday Worship Scerice O:10; ll
Bible Slully, 9atla
Nursery provulied for all soiMccs
Snidl grouip sltudics-Adults l ]in
We(hesiday ayol.i i Str'icc (6:3011iii
Preschool uand uildren Aclivilies
961167 Bucc( \N'I'R T \II,
Comer of lBuacaneor Tr. i..i., i i I 1. ., .
For More Infonuation Call: 261-9527

Please loin us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
Al A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles

Rev. Brian Eburn Pastor
Saturday V qil Mass 4 pm & 5'30 Dm
Saturday 4 pi Mass at lYulee United Methodist Church
Sinil(y Masses 8'00 & 10:00am & 12 Nooon
Daily Mass 8,30 am Mon.. Wed Thurs & Fri
6 pmi Tulesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6"00 pm: Holy Day 8:30 am
ConfPssions" Saturday 3'15pm -3"45pm obyappt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number. 904-277-6566,
also call 904-277-0550

Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School ............... 9:4SA.M.
Worship Service ............. 10:5A.M.
Discipleship Training .... . .... .. 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship ........... . 6:00OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service .......7:00P.M.
736 Bonnleview Road (across from Sadler Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
Nursery provided

innovative Style, Contemporary Music,
Casual Atmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd
Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am andi10:30am
Nursery Provided
KidKredible Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Connecting withr Chtst...Connecting with People.


Morning Worship 8:15 am
Sand 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6. 00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All Services
www Yuleebaptistchurch.com
85971 Harts Rd., West 904'225-5128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225-0809

Traditional Worship: 9AM
Praise Worship: 11AM
Nursery provided at all services
Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
2600 Atlantic Avenue Fernandina Beach

New Vision Congr national Church, UCC
wItship Sundays at 10o:oo00 a..
960-4 Chester Road in YLIde
New'VisionCongregationalChiurch .org


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J-nfgcan Church

Anglican Church of North America
Our province is a founding member of the
Anglican Church.of North America
Is Anglica ant. we bheliee"
The Bible i. the Inspired ,rd ofI God
SIn God the Fahlier %i h created uA
In lt-esus Christ Ils Son hn sated. LID E
SIn tlie Hui 4 spirit siho s0ari, lie Lu-.
As Anglicans sWe worship using ithe Iraditional Iiturgy In the
1928 Book of Common Prayer.
Affirming the Nicene and the Aposrtle Creeds
Sunday Services1
lloly Communion 8:00 am & 10:00 am (with music)
Morning Prayer 4' Sunday of each month 10 am
Children's Programs, Bible Study and Crafts 10 am
Rev J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park) Fernandina Beach
904-491-6082 www.ilolyTrinityAnglican.org


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Memorial United Methodist Church

601 Centre Street 26 1 -5769
111-01 Opalinsid, I"I"fill.
Traditional Family Worship ....... ; ....... 8:30"Ini +
I 1:011am
Cofiteniporary Worship ........... 9:45ani in Nlawell
Youth kVorsllip .................... 9:45am in Youth

Sunday School for all ages ................. 9:45am +
I I ani
lVednesday Nli(W eek Supper (Atig-Nlay) ........ 5:15-
Music prop"I Ills and small groups available
Nurser services available for all services



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FBMS boys, girls crowned county soccer champs


The Fernandina Beach Mid-
dle School boys soccer team
edged Yulee 2-0 Saturday to
clinch the Nassau County
championship at Yulee High
"The first half of play proved
very physical, as both teams
drew several fouls, including
several yellow cards," FBMS
Coach Stuart Hamer said.
"Yulee had several chances to
score in the opening minutes of
the game."
Topher McCranie scored
early in the match on a assist
from Philipp Tolxdorf before
the first water break.
"Philipp hit a nice strike
over the wall for a goal in the
second half," Hamer said.
Goalkeeper, Hector Vanlen-
nep also had four saves for
"It was a tough win for us on
Saturday," Hamer said.
Tolxdorf was named the
most valuable player and the
FBMS coach's award went to
FBMS went 6-3 this season.
"I am very proud of the
progress our boys have made
Shis year," Hamer said.
Yulee defeated Callahan 1-0
earlier in the day to advance to
the title match.
"I am very proud of how the
boys played on Saturday and
on the season as a whole," YMS
Coach William Meadows said.
Yulee Middle School went
4-4-2 with two goals apiece com-
ing from Bradley Thornton,
Simon Ye and Bailey Ellington
and one each from Matt Goll,
Adam Freeman and Reed
Ellington. Goalie Ryan Thomas
stopped two penalty kicks and
recorded five shutouts for the
Ye made the all-tournament
team for Yulee and Kody Hut-
son was named for Caillahan.
In the opening match of the
day, Callahan's girls defeated'
Yulee 4-1 to earn a spot in the
championship match against
The FBMS girls captured
their 10th straight county
crown after defeating Callahan
8-0 in the championship match.
The Lady Pirates were unbeat-
en this season and sported an
8-0 record with six matches
ending thanks to the mercy
"I attribute a lot of our suc-
cess to the strong Amelia Island
Youth Soccer program for feed-
ing me such a great group of
girls every year," FBMS Coach
Carolyn Sauls said. "This year
I wasn't only blessed to have a
great young team, but also that
11 out of the 15 on the team
play together on a select team.
"With talent like that, it's
kind of hard to go wrong."
Ashley Kinsley and Teddie
Lesoine scored two goals
apiece and Amy Strozinsky,
Anna Bridwell, Lolly Anderson
and Hannah Alderson chipped
in one each.
Kinsley was awarded the
MVP trophy and teammate
Anderson was named to the all-
tournament team along with
Jada Hill from Yulee and
Callahan's Dakota Carroll.

Yulee Middle School-hosted the county soccer championship Saturday at Yulee High School. The Fernandina Beach boys and girls captured the
crowns. FBMS's Katie Rojas handles the ball, left, in the title game against Callahan. Christopher Grego does the same for the FBMS boys, right,
with Yulee's Adam Freeman and Kyren Champagne in pursuit.


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Lady Hornets top Lady Pirates 48-24; Pirates drop opener


Yulee's girls basketball fell
behind early but rallied to take
a big lead over the Fernandina
Beach Lady Pirates. Yulee went
on to win 48-24 for its first vic-
tory of the season.
"Our shots started falling,"
YHS Coach Dominique Cook
said. "The last two games we
didn't shoot very well at all. I
told them to keep shooting."
I Ja'Lisa Thompson led Yulee
with 18 points and Candace
Bass chipped in 10.
Yulee (1-2) lost district
games to Bolles and Oakleaf
before picking up the district
win over Fernandina.
Yulee plays Wednesday at
Ribault in another district
The FBHS boys basket-
ball team opened the season
Tuesday at home with Univer-
sity Christian. The visitors
outscored the Pirates in the first
three quarters 13-11, 20-12,
18-13 and the teams
matched scores in the fourth
with 11 apiece.
The Pirates shot just 25 per-

cent from field goal range and
13 percent from the perimeter.
Turnovers plagued FBI IS; the
Pirates turned the ball over 15
Jordan McIntosh led the
way with 12 points and he had
seven rebounds, an assist, a
block and three steals.
Andrew Slechta scored 11
points and had three rebounds,
an assist and a steal. Scan
Jowers also had 11 points to go
along with six rebounds, two
assists and a steal. Will Rodef-
fer had six boards and four
The Pirates play at Trinity
Christian Saturday and I lilliard
Tuesday. They return home
Dec. :1 to host Oakleaf in their
district opener.
The FBI IS girls soccer
team is 5-2 on the season with
Monday's 6-1 loss to Bishop
Kenny and Tuesday's 1-0 vic-
tory over Nease.
Janica Castro scored the
lone goal Monday with an assist
by Liba Buchanan. Lauren
Moule scored Tuesday with the
assist from Taylor Kinslhy.
The Iady Pirates travel to
Ed,White Thursday.

The Yulee
girls bas-
team host-
ed Fernan-
dina Beach
Yulee won
48-24 in
the Lady
first win of
the season.
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010 SPORTS News-Leader


The Jacksonville Sharks announce the
team will hold open player tryouts Dec. 12
from 8 a.m. to noon at Plantation Park.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the workout
beginning promptly at 9 a.m. Plantation Park
is located at 3060 Racetrack Road in St.
Johns County. All participants must be 18
years of age or older. Bring a completed try-
out packet found at jaxsharks.com along with
$80 cash, money order or credit card (checks
will not be accepted).
The tryouts will be a combination of drills,
including the 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle
and various position-specific drills. The coach-
ing staff will be evaluating each potential
Shark during the exercises.
: Participants will receive a T-shirt to wear
during the tryout. The tryout will be conducted
on grass, so participants are encouraged to
wear appropriate footwear. Bring plenty of
water, as it will not be provided. A trainer will
be on hand for emergencies only, not for play-
er taping. There is no full-contact, so no need
for shoulder pads or helmets. Kickers will not
be evaluated during this tryout.
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of
the Arena Football League. The reigning
South Division champions play all home
games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville
Veterans Memorial Arena. The Sharks return
to action March 12 in Arizona to battle the
Rattlers. The Sharks are home March 18-
against division foe Georgia Force.
Season tickets for the are now available.
To reserve season or group tickets or for infor-
mation call (904) 621-0700.

Gobbler shoots
Amelia Shotgun Sports will hold two tour-
naments, the Gobbler Special, Nov. 28 at
86300 Hot Shot Trail in Yulee. Register for the
first shoot from 8-9:55 a.m. and from 1-2:30
p.m. for the second. Fees are $60 and $45
(juniors and sub-juniors). Call 548-9818 or
e-mail clyde@ameliashotgunsports.com.

Run under thelights
The Amelia' Island Runners club offers free
Weekly runs and walks under the lights at the
Femandina Beach High School track through
January. All are open to the public and all run-
hers and walkers are invited, regardless of
pace, age or ability. Free water and Gatorade
Will be available along with free expert coach-
ing advice from nationally-known running
coach Roy Benson and St. Michael Academy
pross country coach Bill Beaumont.
Most of the runs will be on Wednesday
nights. In weeks when the football field is
being used for soccer matches, the runs will
be on other nights. All will be from-6-7 p.m.
The lighted track runs are being offered in
cooperation with the Nassau County school
system as a service to local runners and walk-
ers. Amelia Island Runners is paying for elec-
tricity use and related costs.
f Following is the tentative schedule for
runghvalks-under the lights, with each session-
planned for 6 p.m. to approximately 7 p.m.,
weather .permitting; the dates are subject to
last-minute change and updated dates will be
posted weekly on the AIR website,
AmelialslandRunners.com: Dec. 1, Dec. 7,
Dec. 15, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, Jan. 5, Jan. 12,
Jan. 20 and Jan. 26.

Baseball school
Local baseball coach Shelly Hall is offering
baseball lessons through his new school. For
information, contact him at 583-0377.

Join Team Nirvana
Team Nirvana trains Saturdays at Main
Beach for the marathon for breast cancer
Feb. 13. This will be the fourth season Team
Nirvana has participated in this event.
Training is free. All ages and genders are wel-
come. Contact Liz Kawecki at 415-YOGA
(9642) for information.

Reindeer Run Dec4
The 2010 Reindeer Run 5K/1OK and kids
runs will be held Dec. 4. The races will start at
8:30 a.m. at the Atlantic Recreation Center,
2500 Atlantic Ave., with a scenic Foute almost
entirely through Fort Clinch State Park.
Everyone who preregisters for the 5K/10K will
get a coupon good for a free breakfast at the
Elizabeth Pointe Lodge on South Fletcher
Avenue and a holiday-themed T-shirt.
Everyone will get jingle bells for their
shoes and shower facilities will be available
free after the race (bring your own towels).
Also, race bibs will be good after the event for
free admission all day to Fort Clinch State
Park. After the 5K/10 K.there will be an awards
ceremony with awards in overall categories
and for the top three finishers in 14 age
groups, plus refreshments and door prizes.
There also will be fun runs for kids age 10 and
younger starting around 9:45 a.m. with Santa
himself as special guest runner.
Proceeds benefit the Healthy Start pro-
gram, Friends of Fort Clinch and Amelia
Island Runners' youth running programs.
The race features professional scoring,

using ChampionChip timing. Walkers are
encouraged to enter the 5K and wear a chip if
they'd like their time to be recorded.
Fee for the 5K and 10K is $20 through
today or $15 for members of Amelia Island
Runners. After today until race day, registra-
tion is $25 for everyone. The entry fee for the
fun runs, for kids 10 and younger, is $10.
Preregistered kids will get a T-shirt, with race-
day shirts available while supplies last. Fun-
run finishers will receive a ribbon. Parents are
encouraged to run with their children in the
fun runs for free just fill out a registration
Entry forms and online registration are
available at www.AmelialslandRunners.com.
Entry forms are also available at Current
Running, 815 S. Eighth St.; the McArthur
Family YMCA, 1915 Citrona Drive; Club 14
Fitness, 1114A South 14th St.; and Pak's
Karate Academy, 96549 Parliament Drive.
Preregistration will end at 2 p.m. Dec. 2.
Race day registration and ChampionChip
pickup will start at 7 a.m. Dec. 4 at the
Recreation Center. For information on the
Reindeer Run, visit the Amelia Island Runners
websitee or call 277-8365.

Globetrotters stop In Jacksonvffle
Hot on the heels of the most successful
year in franchise history, the legendary
Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 85th
consecutive season when their dazzling 2011
"4 Times the Fun" World Tour stops in
Jacksonville, showcasing the wholesome
family entertainment that has provided lifetime
memories for generations of fans.
The Harlem Globetrotters will take the
court at Veterans Memorial Arena on March
11 at 7 p.m. Tickets, starting at $1.5, are on
sale now at www.ticketmaster.com, the
Veterans Memorial Arena box office or by
phone at (800) 745-3000. Information on
group and scout tickets can also be found at
www. harlemglobetrotters.com.
"Our 85th season promises to be a land-
mark year, with never before seen innovations
in the game," says Michael Kenney, the .
Globetrotters' senior vice president, live event,
marketing. "You'll want to get your tickets now
to witness firsthand what we have in store for
our wonderful fans around the world."
The North American leg of the tour will tip-
off Dec. 26 and runs until mid-April. The team
will play over 270 games in more than 220
cities in 45 states and six Canadian
provinces. The Original Harlem Globetrotters
have played in 120 countries and territories
on six continents, entertaining more than 132
million fans and breaking down barriers
between cultures, societies and people from
all walks of life, earning induction into the
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
For the latest news and information about the
Harlem Globetrotters and to purchase team
merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official
website, www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

Gator Bowl tickets onsale
Tickets the Jan 1, 2011 Gator Bowl are
now on sale. The 66th Annual Gator Bowl will
be played Jan. 1 and marks the return of two
of the nation's strongest conferences, the
Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten
Conference, vying for the Gator Bowl crown.
The game will kick off at 1:30 p.m. and will be
televised nationally on ESPN2.
Ticket prices for the Gator Bowl are $80 for
VIP seats and $60 for stadium seats. Club
seats are sold out. Tickets are available for
purchase through Ticketmaster at (904) 353-
3309 or online at www.ticketmaster.com or
"The Patch," the official membership pro-
gram of the Gator Bowl Association, also
kicked off its 2010 season. This year's "The
Patch" benefit partners include Adventure
Landing, Bono's, Dave and Buster's,
Domino's Pizza, Sneakers Sports Grille, The
Golf Club at Fleming Island, Windsor Parke
Golf Club and the Champions Club at
Julington Creek, McAlister's Deli and
McDonald's. For the complete list of benefits
visit gatorbowl.com. "The Patch" can be pur-
chased for $5 at both Sneakers Sports Grille
locations and online at gatorbowl.com.

Fitnessp ogrms
Y Yoga, Inc., Gateway To Amelia, 961687
Gateway Blvd., Suite 201 E, 415-9642,
Sol Pedal Cycling Studio, 708 South
Eighth St., 753-3172, www.solpedal.com.
Anytime Fitness, 463646 SR 200 Suite 4,
Yulee, 225-8400, www.anytimefitness. com.
Club 14 Fitness, 1114 South 14th St.,
Amelia Island Personal Fitness, Amelia
Parkway Medical Plaza, 2416 Lynndale Road,
Suite 100, 261-0698.
The McArthur Family YMCA, 1915 Ci-
trona Drive, 261-1080, www.firstcoastymca.
org. Programs are also offered in Yulee (call
225-2550) and Hilliard (call (904) 845-2733).
Go Yoga, 708 South Eighth St., (904)
335-0539, goyogainc.com.

Contact Beth Jones at 261-3696 or e-mail
to bjones@fbnewsleader.com.

Sea trout
are plenti-
ful in the
SL River dur-
ing the high
and falling
^^. "l tide. Bryan
Flint land-
ed this
just over
the legal

S. .. size limit

Excellent run of sea trout

"Fishermen have been
coming in with some very
unusual fishing reports," said
Charlie Taylor of Atlantic Bait
& Seafood. "They are report-
ing striped bass.catches in
Egans Creek and the Tiger
Basin. One lucky fisherman
reported catching five striped
bass while fishing close to the
14th Street Bridge during the
falling tide."
Striped bass fall under the
guidelines for Florida fresh-
water game fish. The bag
limit is 20 per (lay, including a
mix of striped, white or sun-
shine bass. Just six of the
bass may measure 24 inches
or longer. The world record
striped bass was caught in
Atlantic Beach, N.J., in 1982
and weighed 78.9 pounds.
The Florida State record
Striped bass was caught in
1999 from the Apalachicola
River and weighed 42.4
Many of the local bait and
tackle shops are stocking up
with plenty of live shrimp for
the holiday weekend and for
the excellent run of sea trout
that is now taking place.
Some of the larger sea trout
are being caught during the
falling tide while fishing the
edges of deep channels with
live shrimp. Sea trout weigh-
ing to eight pounds are taking
live shrimp free-lined with
just a small split-shot weight
pinched on the fishing line
just ahead of the hook. A No.

1 khale hook
is barbed
through the
tail of the
live shrimp,
so the live
swims down
through the
water col-
ON THE umn.
WATER head fishing
TERRY remains
LACSS excellent at
LACOSS the St.
...". Marys jetty
rocks during the last of the
falling and the first of the
incoming tides. Best baits for
sheepshead include a small .
cut piece of blue crab, live fid-
dler crab, small piece of
shrimp or barnacle. Once
again a small split-shot weight
is pinched on the fishing line
just above the hook and the
bait is dropped slowly along-
side low areas of the jetty
Red bass fishing has been
excellent for small reds meas-
uring less than 18 inches.
Fish the deep sides of oyster
bars during the last of the
falling tide with crab-pattern
flies, cut baits or live shrimp.
Look for slot-size redfish to
be holding along the deep
edges of the Intracoastal
Waterway during the last of
the falling tide. Work a 1/4-
ounce jig head paired with a
Berkley Gulp shrimp in the

new penny or natural color
Backwater fishermen will
find an early morning low tide
arriving at 6:07 a.m. Saturday.
High tide arrives at 12:10 p.m.
Both tide predictions are for
the mouth of the Amelia
Grouper are running at
many of the offshore fish
havens along with black sea
bass, flounder, triggerfish and
coldwater sharks. Be sure to
rig one or two heavy rods
with live pinfish or grunts and
fish while fishing with the
rest of your rods with local
fresh squid or cut baits.
Pompano fishing is taking
place along the beaches of
Amelia Island as a major
migration is pushing south as
water temperatures are cool-
ing'downi. Fish o-rthe bottom:.
with live sand fleas, or ultra-
fresh shrimp.
Be sure to be courteous to
your fellow fishermen as
there will be plenty of fishing
boats on the water this week-
end. Last weekend a large -
boat's wake almost landed
our small boat into the marsh.
The News-Leader encour-
ages local anglers to submit
photographs of their catches.
Email photos to bones@
fbnewsleadercom, mail them
to P.O. Box 766, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, or drop
them by the office at'511 Ash
St. in Fernandina Beach. Call
Beth Jones at 261-3696.

Fernandiria ladies hold Turkey Shoot

Stellar fall weather kept the ladies of the .
Fernandina Beach Women's Golf Association 4 ,"
smiling Tuesday. The game of the day was _
"cat fight" and players had to accumulate ', /
points based on scores for each hole. '~
The red flight saw Vickie Galpin in first
place while Shirley McKain took second and
Linda Scott garnered third. Grabbing first
place in the green flight was Robin Ritchey,
who also shot a personal best of 87. Second in
that flight was Patsy Flynn while Sandy
Pardue took third.
Samantha Havourd scorched the course to
lead the blue flight as Barb Lauerman
grabbed second place with Betsy Jones third.
Taking first place in the black flight was Sandy
Mortensen while Joyce Tonti cruised in at sec-
ond and Lettie Laurent placed third.
In addition to the regular playday the ladies
of the FBWGA held a special Turkey Shoot on
Tuesday. Participants had four golf shots to
hit the turkey targets. Winner of the shootout
was Helen Hirsch, who chipped one of her SUBMITTED
shots to within 15 inches. Entry fees for the Fernandina Beach Women's Golf
shootout were used to purchase groceries to Association Turkey Shoot winner Helen
help stock the Barnabas Center food bank. Hirsch.


Dec. 3 Yulee (Strikers In Yulee) 5 00
Dec. 8 West Nassau (Strikers) 5:00
pec. 14 Hilliard (Strikers) 5:00
Boys Basketball
Nov. 27- at Trinity 6/7:30
Nov 30 at Hilliard 6/7:30
Dec. 3 OAKLEAF" 6/7:30
Dec. 9 at Raines' 6/7.30
Dec. 10 YULEE' 6/7:30
Dec.'14 at Bolles' 6/7:30
Dec. 15-17 at Disney Toumament
Dec. 16-18 JVtoumey at West Nassau
Dec. 29-30 Pirate Holiday Classic 7:30
Jan. 4 at Ribault" 6/7:30
Jan. 6 at Bishop Snyder 6/7:30
Jan. 8 BISHOP KENNY 6/7.30
Jan. 11 BOLLES 6/7 30
Jan. 18 EPISCOPAL' 6/7.30
Jan. 20-21 at J.T Smith In Hilllard 6 00
Jan. 25 at West Nassau 6/7:30
Jan. 28 HILLIARD 6/7:30
Feb 1 BISHOP SNYDER 6/7:30
Feb. 3 TRINITY 6/7,30
Feb. 4 at University Christian '6/7:30
Feb. 8-12 District 3-3A at RIbault
Nov 27 at Flaglor tournament

Dec. 4 at Lake City tourney
Dec. 11 at Brunswick Battle at the Beach
Dec. 16 County at West Nassau
Dec. 18 at Camden Holiday Duals
Jan. 14 at Raines tourney
Jan. 21-22 University Christian tourney
Jan. 27 at Brunswick
Jan. 29 at Camden JV tourney
Feb. 5 District
Feb. 12 Region
Feb. 18-19 State at Lakeland
Boys Soccer
Nov. 26-27 at T-Day Tourney, Patton Park
Nov. 29 WOLFSON 5:30/7:20
Nov 30 OAKLEAF 5:30/7:20
Dec. 6 at Keystone 5:30/7:20
Dec. 7 at Bishop Snyder 5'30/7:20
Dec. 10 CREEKSIDE 5,30/7.20
Dec. 14 STANTON 7:20
Dec. 16 at Bolles 5:30/7.20
Jan 4 BISHOP KENNY 5:30/7:20
Jan. 6 at Oakleaf 5 30/7:20
Jan. 13 at Episcopal 530/7:20
Jan 18 at Providence 5'30/720
Jan 24 District at Episcopal
Girls Soccer
Dec 2 at Ed White 6 00
Dec 8 EPISCOPAL' 600
Dec. 10 at Stanton 600
Dec 13 MENENDEZ 600

Dec. 14 BOLLES' 5:30
Dec. 16 at Oakleaf 6:00
Jan. 4 at Rlbaulf 5:30
Jan, 6 PROVIDENCE 6:00
Jan. 11 PAXON 6:00
Jan. 12 at Nease 6:00
Jan. 13 YULEE 6:00
Jan. 18-21 DISTRICT 3-3A
Boys Basketball
Nov 30 RAINES 6/7:30
Dec. 3 HILUARD 6:30/8
Dec. 7 at Rlbault 6/7:30
Dec. 10 at Femandina Beach 6/7:30
Dec. 14 BROACH 6/7:30
Dec. 16 at Bolles 6/7:30
Dec. 18 Coakley Classic (WNHS)
Dec. 29-30 Holiday tourney at Creekside
Jan. 4 EPISCOPAL 6/7:30
.Jan. 13 WEST NASSAU 6/7:30
Jan 18 OAK LEAF 6/7:30
Jan. 20-21 County at Hilliard
Jan. 27 at Providence 6/7:30
Jan. 31 PONTE VEDRA 6/7:30
Feb. 8-12 District at RIbault
Girls Basketball
Nov. 30 PROVIDENCE 5 30/7
Dec 2 BISHOP SNYDER 6/7:30
Dec 3 at University Christian 7:30
Dec 7 TRINITY (JV) 6.00

Dec. 9
Dec, 14
Dec. 16
Jan. 4
Jan. 6
Jan. 7
Jan. 13
Jan. 14
Jan. 20
Jan. 21
Jan. 24
Jan, 26
Jan. 27
Feb. 2-5
, District

at Baker County
YULEE (varsity)
CAMDEN (varsity)
at West Nassau
at Providence
at Bshop Snyder
Sat Episcopal
District 3-3A at Bolles

Dec. 1 at Bishop Kenny 6:00
Dec. 4 Round robin at Lake City 8am
Dec. 15 at Fletcher 6:00
Dec. 16 at Bradford 600
Jan. 7-8 Rotary tourney at Clay 300
Jan, 14-15 Five Star at Ralnes 1200
Jan, 21-22 Duals at Terry Parker 3:00
Jan. 29 Duals at Galnesville 8amr
Feb. 5 District 3-1 A at Episcopal 8am

Dec 1
Dec 3
Dec. 6
Dec. 7
Dec. 9

Giris Basketball
at RIbault

Dec. 13
Dec, 14
Dec. 16
Jan. 6
Jan. 11
Jan 13
Jan 14
Jan 18
Jan 24
Jan. 26
Jan. 28

Nov 29
Nov. 30
Dec, 7
Dec. 9
Dec 10
Dec. 14
Dec. 16
Jan. 4
Jan 6
Jan 11
Jan 13

Nov 29
Nov. 30
Dec. 2
Dec 7
Dec 9
Dec 14
Dec. 16

at Creeksde 6:00
at West Nassau 6:00
at Femandlna Beach 6:00
at Episcopal 6:00
at Bishop Snyder 6:00
at Ponte Vedra 6:00
at Baker County 6:00
Girls Soccer
at Mandarin Christian 5:30
at St. Augustine 5:30
at Ralnes* 5:30
at Rlbault 5:30
at Trinity Christian 5:30
at Fernandina Beach 6:00
Boys Soccer
at Mandarin Christian 7:20
at Oakleaf" 5:30/7:20
at St. AugustIne 7:20
at Ralnes' 7:20
at Ribault 7.20

Jan. 4' WEST NASSAU 7:20
Jan. 6 at Trinity Christian 7:20
Jan. 18 at West Nassau 7:20
Jan. 20 BISHOP KENNY 5:30/7:20
Nov 29 BAKER COUNTY 5:30/7
Nov 30 at Hilliard 5:30/7
Dec. 2 CALLAHAN 5:30/7
Dec. 6 at Baker 5:30/7
Dec. 7 at Yulee, 2/6:30
Dec, 9 at HIlliard 5:30/7
Dec. 13 YULEE 3:30/2:15
Dec, 16 Semifinals at Yulee
Dec, 17 at HIlliard 6:30/8
Jan. 4 at Camden 3:306/
Jan. 6 at St. Marys 3:30/5

Nov 30
Dec. 2
Dec. 7
Dec. 9
Dec. 13
Dec. 14
Dec. 16
Dec. 17
Jan. 4
Jan, 5
Jan, 7

at Callahan
at Fernandina
COUNTY (B teams)
County at Femandlna
at Hilliard


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ArtsAcademy celebrates Chopins200th birthday

For the News-Leader

n celebration of Fr6d6ric
Chopin's 200th birthday,
Amelia Arts Academy will
present a "19th Century
Salon" for its next Sunday
On Dec. 5, world-
renowned pianist Kamila
Shahtakhtinskaya will per-
form selected works of
Chopin in an intimate --.iiiihi.
"This will be a very special
Sunday Musicale," says
Pegge Ealum, executive direc-
tor. "We are holding the event
in honor of our friend Jim
Shaw who passed away earlier
this year. He was a beloved
man, a longtime friend of the
arts in our community, a dedi-
cated piano student of
Kamila's and a lover of
Chopin. We are so fortunate.
that his wife, Sandy Shaw, has
volunteered to host this event
in her beautiful home."

'We love the idea that
we are celebrating
Chopin's birthday by
presenting his music
in the same format he
would have.'

Amelia Arts Academy has
hosted its annual Sunday
Musicale series since 1999,
offering concert-goers the
chance to mingle with the per-
formers and to see distin-
guished musicians perform in
private homes throughout the
"We love the idea that we
are celebrating Chopin's
birthday by pi, '---_1iih,. his

music in the same format he
would have," says Theresa
D)uncan, executive assistant.
"Two-hundred years ago, he
was writing this music for and
performing it in private
salons. What better way to
pay homage to this master of
romantic music than to see it
performed by a talented
pianist in a private homee"
Shahltakhltinskaya was
born in Moscow, Russia and
spent her life training to per-
form. She began piano les-
sons at the age of six and
graduated after 11 years of
study from The Music School
For Gifted Children of Baku,
Azerbaijan. In 1983 she gradu-
ated from the Azerbaijan State
Conservatory in Baku with a
bachelor's degree in piano
and music studies and
received her master's degree
from the same school.
CHOPIN Continued on 2B

Pianist Kamila Shahtakhtinskaya will perform selected works of Chopin at the Amelia
Arts Academy's next Sunday Musicale on Dec. 5.

"Fish Dinner," right, by Gale Jameyson
is one of 14 images featured in the
2011 Nature Photography Calendar.
This calendar, containing most of the
winning images from the 2010 Wild
Amelia Nature Photography Contest, is
now available at First Federal Savings
Bank of Florida, 1500 Sadler Road, the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center,'
2500 Atlantic Ave., and Kayak Amelia,
four miles south of the island on A1A.
The calendar has 13 months of beautiful
nature photography, showcasing the
flora and fauna of the region.
A third annual Wild Amelia Nature
Photography Contest will be held during
the winter and spring of 2011; to keep
apprised of the entry information and
contest rules, go to www.wildamelia.coni
and follow the links to the photography
contest. The winners will be announced
during the fifth annual Wild Amelia
Nature Test.ival on May 21.

Coming soon to a theater near you live opera

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. will present Die Walkure on Dec. 7.

COLUMBUS, Ga. Carmike
Cinemas, Inc. is joining with
Emerging Pictures network of cine-
mas to present Wagner's master-
pice, Die Walkure, broadcast live
from Milan with an all-star cast.
The event will be held Tuesday,
Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Amelia
Island 7 Theatre, 1132 South 14th
St., Fernandina Beach. An encore
performance will be held
Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at
www.carmike.com, www.fandan-
go.com or at the box office.
With more than 60 venues
across the country and over 180

venues internationally, Emerging
Pictures represents-a union of inde-
pendent film distribution and the
latest digital technology.
"This partnership will make
available a wide range of digital
content previously unseen in the
Fernandina Beach area.
Independent and international
films, documentaries, in addition to
specialized content such as operas,
ballets, concerts, live theater, film
festivals and more will all be pre-
sented in crystal-clear high-defini-
tion and surround sound.
OPERA Continued on 2B


A small section of the
AIDS Memorial Quilt.

AIDS quilt

on tour

in Nassau
The AIDS Memorial Quilt,
founded in 1987 as a poignant
memorial, a powerful tool for
use in preventing new HIV
infections, and the largest
ongoing community arts proj-
ect in the world, will be on
exhibit in Nassau County at
the following locations:
New Vision
Congregational Church,
UCC, the Rev. Mary Moore,
9607 Chester Road, Yulee,
Nov. 28, 9 a.m.-noon and Dec.
1, 7-9 p.m.
D'Agnes Art Gallery,
205 1/2 Centre St.,
Fernandina Beach, Dec. 3 and
4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Historic Macedonia
A.M.E. Church, the Rev.
Wendell Webster, 202 S.
Ninth St., Dec. 5,-1-3 p.m.
Solid Rock Church of
.God, the Rev. Harry Johnson,
Pinewood Drive, Yulee, Dec.
AIDS Continued on 2B

A full day of entertainment leads up to the offi-
cial city of Fernandina Beach Christmas Tree
Lighting Ceremony Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the foot of
Centre Street. Starting at noon, carolers, choirs.
dancers and singers will
cnitelain visitors. Santa
Cliu's will arrive at 2 p.m. at
ithe cicrnandina Harbor
Mriiinai aboard the Ye Olde
Pi ratce charter boat. He will
meet and take pictures with
the ids of the community
unLtilp.m. P.M. at the Train
[)De p. Photos with pets
\will also be available.
Hosted by the city of Fernandina Beach and
Historic Fernandina Business Association.
For more area holiday activities, access the
Events Calendar at www.ameliaisland.com and

I i i A 1!
Light up a Life, a benefit for Take Stock in
Children/Nassau. will be held Dec. 2 from 6-9
p.m. at the Conference Center at Omni Amelia
Island Plantation.
Enjoy a buffet. wine, a cash bar and an auction

of unusual items. Tickets are
lp $60 in advance. $65 at the door
and available at the News-
Leader, 511 Ash St.. At Home
Amelia on Sadler Road and
Resort to Home at the Shops of'
Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
To charge by phone, call
TSIC at 548-4464. The event is
sponsored in part by Omni
111 STi( l II Amelia Island Plantation.The
SNews-Leader and the Roddy-
Holden Foundation.
Take Stock in Children is a statewide scholar-
ship and mentoring program that offers children
from low-income families the opportunity to earn
a scholarship to college or vocational school.
TSIC/Nassau currently serves 166 middle and
high school students and has 100 high school
Proceeds from Light up a Life will go to sup-
lprt the program services and the purchase of'
scholarships. For information call Jody Mackle at

The annual Holiday Tea presented by the
Friends of the Library will be held Dec. 3 at 3:30
p.m. in ihe Elizabeth Pointe Lodge dining room.

Listen to a dramatic reading
of the classic Christmas tale,
The Gifofthe MagibyO.
Henry. read by Nancy
Dickson. Admission
includes a festive tea and
copy of the hardcover book
The Gift o the Magi.
Everyone is welcome but
seating is limited. Tickets
are $30 for Friends of the Library members and
$35 for non-members and available at the
Fernandina Beach Library, cash or a check
payable to "FOL."or call 277-7365.

The Annual Christmas Glow sponsored by the
Woman's Club of Fernandina Beach
g .,. will be held Dec. 3 from 5:30-
8:30 p.m.at the clubhouse. 201
S];:",Jean Lafiltte Blvd. Just follow the
S, luminaries to the clubhouse.
SThere will be face painting.
: entertainment and visits'with
Santa. Chili. hot1 dogs. chips
and colas will be served for a lee.
Cookies and punch will be free.
This is the Woman's Club's gift to the community.
All ages are invited. Call 261-4885.






Enjoy free dockside
tours aboard the tall ship
Peacemaker on the
Jacksonville riverfront
through Nov. 29. Hours are
10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday-
Thursday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday. This
classic barquentine was built
in Brazil of the finest tropical
hardwoods, ipe and
mahogany. Its traditional rig
takes us back to the age of
sail. Special group tours will
be given upon request. For
more information or to set up
a group tour, call Captain Lee
Philips at (912) 399-6946.

A radio-controlled model
boat fun sail and exhibition
will be held Nov. 27 from 11
a.m.-1 p.m. at the Amelia
Village Shops pond, behind
Marche Burette. All model
boats are welcome, working
or not, finished or not, except
gas powered. Spectators,
including supervised children,
especially welcome.

The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829 River-
side Ave., Jacksonville, is
hosting several free perfor-
mance nights in correlation
with the exhibition Art Ven-
tures: Supporting the Arts
in Jacksonville for 20 Years,
on view through Jan. 2.
Performances include Nov.
30, Evening of Spoken Word
featuring Al Letson and Bonny
Barry Sanders; Dec. 7,
Evening of Theatre featuring
Theatre Jacksonville, Players
by the Sea, Stage Aurora and
Atlantic Beach Experimental
Theatre; Dec. 14, Evening of
Youth Arts featuring the
Jacksonville Children's
Chorus, Cathedral Arts
Project: Students with Strings
and Jaxx Jazz: Jacksonville
Country Day School; Dec. 21,
Evening of Film featuring the
Jacksonville Film Festival and
Dan Solomon; and Dec. 28,
Evening of Chamber Music
featuring Friday Musicale and
Ritz Chamber Players. For
information call (904) 355-
* *
-"-The Amelia Island
-Museum of History invites
the public to its next 1st
Wednesday Brown Bag
Lunch Lecture Series on
Dec. 1 at noon. This month
features Edgar Johnson dis-
cussing the Great Florida
Land Rush. In 1860 Florida
was still the smallest state in
the Union, but it had grown
from less than 10,000 inhabi-
tants in 1821 to a population
of 140, 424 by the time of the
1860 census. When the U.S.
acquired the Territory of
Florida in 1821, it had fewer
inhabitants than at any time
since European discovery in
1513. Florida had grown from
the wild Southern frontier to
an agricultural powerhouse,
and the story of its growth is
the story of the settling of the
frontier. This program is free
and open to the public. For
information contact Alex at
261-7378, ext. 102.
* *
A service of remem-
brance and hope will be
held in recognition of World
AIDS Day on Dec. 1 at 7:30
p.m. at New Vision
Congregational Church,

96074 Chester Road in
The service will include a
candle lighting ceremony in
memory of those lives lost to
HIV/AIDS while inspiring hope
for those who live with
HIV/AIDS and for our commu-
nities that are forever
changed by this disease.
Special music will be provided
by eleven-year-old Dalton
Thrift, violinist; Emma
Bledsoe, vocalist; and Jane
Lindberg, piano.
A section of the AIDS
Memorial Quilt will be on dis-
play before and after the serv-
ice. Founded in 1987, the
AIDS Memorial Quilt is the
largest ongoing community
arts project in the.world and
serves as both a poignant
memorial and a powerful tool
for increasing community
awareness in the prevention
of new HIV infections.
Visit www.NewVisionCon
gregationalChurch.org or con-
tact the Rev. Mary Kendrick
Moore at (904) 238-1822 or
Justin Bell at 415-5691.

Boy Scout Troop and
Cub Pack 701 will host its
first annual barbecue Dec. 4
starting at 11 a.m. at Faith
Christian Academy on SR
200 at Brady Point Road, just
west of the Shave Bridge.
Enjoy barbecue by Mike
Tickets are on sale now for
$10. Call Jennifer Appleton for
information at (904) 742-3481.

The Rotary Club of Amelia
Island Sunshine will hold a
Flapjack Breakfast at
Applebee's.Restaurant on
Dec. 4 from 8-10 a.m. Tickets
are $8 and available from
club members or at the door.

For His Glory
Community Outreach
Ministries, Inc. along with
other local churches will
host a community meal on
Dec. 19 at the MLK Jr.
Recreation Center. For infor-
mation contact Dr. Lois Cook
at (904) 624-3501 or allforhis-
glory01 @yahoo.com.


Amelia Community
Theatre presents "Red
Herring" at 8 p.m. tonight
and Nov. 27. A matinee per-
formance will be held at 2
p.m. Nov. 28. Performances
are also at 8 p.m. Dec. 1-4.
It's 1952 and Joe
McCarthy's daughter has just
become engaged to a Soviet
spy in this comic tale of three
love stories, a murder mystery
and a nuclear espionage plot
playing out in the Boston
Harbor. Tickets are $20 for
adults and $10 for students.
Call 261 -6749. Box office
opens 11 a.m. to 1 p. m.
Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday (also 90 minutes
before curtain). For more
information visit www.amelia-
* *
Fernandina Little Theatre
will hold open auditions for
2x2: Two Plays by Two
Authors (an evening of one-
act comedies), Nov. 29 at
7:15 p.m. at the theater,
1014 Beech St. Directed by
Kate Hart, "The Boor" by
Anton Chekhov and 'The
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Captain Magic
Captain Magic's Floating House
Party returns to the Fernandina Little
Theatre's Ahfer-Supper Club Nov 27 at
8 p m Enjoy live music with Trio Bravo
Ruthellen Mulberg and Capt Andrew
Yellen Coffee and desserts will be
available. Cost is $10 The theater is
located at 1014 Beech St., Fernandina
Beach Call 206-2607
Gospel expo
For His Glory Community Outreach
Ministries, inc will host a Gospel Expo
on Dec 4 at The Peck Center, with
gospel music from the past and the
present For information contact Dr Lois
Cook at (904) 624-3501 or allforhisglo-
ry0Ci '-yahoo com This community
event is tree to the public
Scholarship concert
The Holiday Scholarship Showcase
Concert at 7.30 p m Dec. 4 in Lazzara
Hall features UNF ensembles and facul-
ly Tickets are $30 Call the box office at
(904) 620-2878
Concert and fish fry
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church,
2600 Atlantic Ave., will hold a gospel
music concert and fish fry supper Dec.
5 at 4 p m. to benefit the Honduras
Medical Mission team leaving for
Honduras on March 26 John Gilbert Jr,
along with members of the Honduras
Medical Mission team, will offer a fish
fry dinner following the concert in the
church fellowship hall
Gospel groups will include The
Prince of Peace Praise Band, Callahan
Men's Choir. Macedonia AME Men's
Choir, Georgia Lee Johnson and Fred
Young The concert is open to the public
with a free will offering The dinner is
$10 a plate for adults and $5 for chil-
dren For information call Nancy Bullen
at 277-9761.
Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Coffee, 207 Centre
St.. hosts a music circle on Saturdays
from 7-30-10 p m. featuring great Ibcal

Feydeau will be presented in
late January. Rehearsals will
begin in December, with no
rehearsals Dec. 22-29.
Cast requirements are five
women and three men of
varying ages; newcomers are
welcome. For information con-
tact fitbiz@peoplepc.com.

Callahan Community
Theatre, 449648 US 301, will,
hold an orientation and reg-
istration event Dec. 2 and 7
from 6:30-8 p.m. First United
Methodist Church is allowing
the group to use its hall until
the theater is ready. Auditions
and rehearsals begin in
January. No experience nec-
essary. All ages invited. For
information call (904) 879-
* *
The Amelia Community
Theatre Guild will present
"The Belle of Amherst" Dec.
10 and 11 at 8 p.m. on the
theater's Studio Stage, 209
Cedar St.
This one-woman show is
based on the life of Emily
Dickinson, one of America's
most extraordinary and mem-
orable poets. Performed by
Sinda Nichols and directed by
Ron Kurtz. Tickets are $15.
Call 261-6749 or visit
. www.belleofamherst.org.

The national tour of
"Legally Blonde The
Musical" will play at
Jacksonville's Times Union
Center's Moran Theater
Jan. 11-16. Tickets are on
sale now. Call 1-888-860-

AIDS Continued from 1B
11 and 12, 1-3 p.m.
Baptist Medical
Center Nassau, 1250 South
18th St., Dec. 16 and 17.
Elm Street Recreation
Center, Director John
Coverdell, 1200 Elm St.,
Dec. 20 and 21, 1-5 p.m.
In conjunction with the
tour, New Vision
Congregational Church in
Yulee will hold a memorial
service Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Call (904) 238-1822 or 415-

musicians Admission is free and all are
welcome Come enjoy dessert, coffee
and music
Dogstar Tavern
Dogstar Tavern. 10 N. Second St.
Nov 26. Brown Bag Special, and Nov
27. The Middle Rhythm Session, Dec
3. Chubby, and Dec 4, Chroma. Visit
their Facebook page Call 277-8010.
Falcon's Nest
The Falcon's Nest 6800 First Coast
Hwy., DJ and dancing 10 p m to close
daily Call 491-4242.
Green mTurtle
The Green Turtle, 14 S Third St,
live music Call 321-2324
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead, South Fletcher
Avenue and Sadler Road, "Metal
Monday' with Jim Bacaro and friends
at 9 p m pool tournaments Tuesdays
at 8 p m and DJ Jigz Wednesdays.
Check out Hammerheadbar Islandbbq
on Facebook
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each
Thursday night at The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island
Indigo Alley
Indigo Alley, 316 Centre St.,
Dan Voll & The Alley Cats 8 p m.
to midnight Saturday: Frankie's Jazz
Jam Tuesdays for musicians of all abili-
ties (call 302-6086 or find "Frankie's
Jazz Jam" on Facebook); music trivia
with Ken Cain 8-10 p.m Wednesdays,
open mike night at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday: and Ceroc Blues dancing.
with free lessons the first and third
Friday of the month with Bean School of
Enjoy solo acts from 7-9 p.m. and 9-
11 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays.
Call 261-7222
Larry & The Backtracks perform
every Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at

BWAY or visit www.artist-
Sorority star Elle Woods
doesn't take "no" for an
answer. So when her
boyfriend dumps her for
someone more "serious," Elle
puts down the credit card, hits
the books and sets out to go
where no Delta Nu has gone
before: Harvard Law. Along
the way, Elleproves that-
being true to yourself never
goes out of style.


The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829
Riverside Ave.,
Jacksonville, Is hosting a
Cliche Verre: Photographic
Printmaking workshop for
adults with University of North
Florida instructor and Art
Ventures grant recipient, Paul
Karabinis, Dec. 5 from noon
to 4 p.m.
Based on the 1840 cliche
verre technique, participants
will hand-make photographic
negatives and prints on
sheets of plexiglass and
paper. Materials are provided.
Cost is $30 for members, $35
for non-members. Pre-regis-
tration required. Call Art
Connections at (904) 355-

The Island Art
Association is offering
Children's Art for
December: Dec. 6, Mommy &
Me (ages 3-5) from 10-11a.m.
(adult supervision) and Dec.
18, Children's Art (ages 6-9)

from 10-11 a.m. and 11:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Please register at the
gallery, 18 N. Second St. The
classes are free, thanks to
grants from the Plantation
Ladies Association and the
Woodcock Foundation of
Jacksonville. Call 261-7132 or
visit www.islandart.org.
* * '
On view at the first
Coast Community Bank
Satellite Gallery on South
14th Street through mid
February are the works of
Island Art Association
artists Barbara Fuller, Jayne
Gaskins, Karen Trowbridge
and Gretchen Williams.
Gallery viewing is during bank
For children's art programs
call 261-7020 or visit the
gallery, Visit

The photographers
group at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St., is offering a CD of
Amelia Island scenes, avail-
able at the gallery desk, in a
second edition, for a $10
donation to the IAA Building
Fund. Call 261-7020.


Join the Amelia Island
Museum of History Thursdays
at 5:30 p.m. to tour four of the
town's most historic pubs and
bars. Reservations required.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext.105 or Thea@ameliamu-

Rights: Care and Support -
Access for All," providing an,
opportunity to address
HIV/AIDS disparities, stigma
and blame, and spark dia-
Contact Jennett Wilson-
Baker at 556-3363; Dr.
William H.A. Collins, (904)
662-7015; John D'Agnes, 261-
6044; Betty Wilson, 261-5100;
Lena Gurley, 491-8915; or
Starleatha Pollard, 583-2588.

Kelley's Courtyard Cafe. 19 S Thud St.
Call 432-8213
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery. 318
Centre St, free trivia each Monday at
7 30 p m., wine tasting the third
Tuesday at 6 30 p.m, with 10 wines for
$10 along with cheese and crackers
and live entertainment. Dan Voll
Wednesday from 7-30-11 30 p m, the
Turner London Band Thursday from
8.30 p m -midnight and Friday and
Saturday from 8-30 p m -12:30 a m. Call
261-1000. Visit www okanes.corrr
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St.,
live music most nights at 9:30 p m.,
Including reggae with Pill Pill Mondays,
Grandpa's Cough Medicine Tuesdays,
Wes Cobb Wednesdays Contact
bill@thepalacesaloon.com, visit
wwwthepalacesaloon.com or call 491-
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach. 2910
Atlantic Ave Tuesday night
singer/songwriter contest live entertain-
ment Wednesday and Thursday night,
and dancing Friday. with lessons start-
Ing at 7 p.m Call 310-6904 Visit
www.SandyBottomsAmelia corn
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 South
Fletcher Ave Tonight Ron Crites Band
6-10 p m. in the lounge and Hupp 6-10
p m. in the tiki bar; Saturday. Ron Crites
Band 6-10 p m in the lounge, Cason 1-
5 pm. and TBA 6-10 pm in the tiki bar;
Sunday, shaggin 4-7 p.m in the lounge
and Bill Buchanan 2-5 p m. and 6-9
p.m. In the tiki bar Call 277-6652 Visit
www.SlidersSeaside com
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199
South Fletcher Ave., Andy Haney 6 p.m.
till late tonight, DJ Roc, 6 p.m. till late
Nov. 27; Gary Keniston 5-9 p.m Nov.
29: Reggie Lee 5-9 p.m Nov. 30. Call


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The Alhambra Theatre
& Dining announces its
first-ever production of the
beloved holiday classic,
"It's a Wonderful Life: The
Radio Play," adapted from
Frank Capra's film and
directed by Tod Booth.
The production will run
Dec. 1-24.
The scene is Bedford
Falls in 1948. The
Alhambra transforms
its intimate space into an
actual 1940's radio studio to
tell Capra's classic story of
one man's affect on his
Just as in the old radio
plays, the sound effects are
created on stage. Movie
pioneer Jack Foley perfect-
ed sound effects in the first
talking pictures. A Foley
station, where sound
effects are recreated, is
named after him.
"The sound effects are
great," said Alhambra
owner Craig Smith.
"Whether it is a car door
closing, snow crunching, or
a telephone ringing. With
the use of the Foley station,
the studio audience gets to
see all the stuff as it suc-
ceeds and fails. What is
also interesting is what the
actors and actresses are
doing when they are not on
microphone," he contin-
ued.."They might be read-
ing life magazine, knitting
or silently chatting between
bits of dialogue."
As part of the holiday
celebration, guests are
asked to please bring a
new, unwrapped toy to the
Alhambra. Throughout the
production, the Alhambra
cast will make deliveries to
area hospitals and chari-
"It's a Wonderful Life: A
Live Radio Play" opens
Wednesday with a gala.
Executive Chef Matthew
Medure will feature a holi-
day feast for this show.
Show times are 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Sunday.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and
the buffet starts at 6:30
p.m. Matinees on Saturday
are at 1:15 p.m. Doors open
at 11 a.m. and the buffet at
11:15 a.m. Sunday matinee
is at 2 p.m. Doors open at
noon and the buffet at
12:15 p.m. Tickets start at
$42 for adults and $35 for
children and include din-
ner, show and parking. Call
(904) 641-1212 or visit

The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of
Ethnic Disparities in Health
(CREED) will host its third
annual World AIDS Day
Banquet Dec. 11 from 6-9
p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal
Church. Speaker is the Rev.
Wendell Webster, pastor of
Historic Macedonia A.M.E.
Church. Donation is $35.
This year's theme is
"Universal Access and Human

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This partnership offers a
rare opportunity to screen HD
presentations of operas from
the world over, including the
Teatro alla Scala in Milan,
Italy, the world's most
renowned opera house.
The Opera in Cinema

series features productions of
operatic masterpieces such as
Aida and La Traviata, starring
internationally celebrated
singers such as Plicido Do-
mingo, Anna Netrebko, Jonas
Kaufmann, Angela Gheor-
ghiu, Juan Diego Fl6rez, Ren6
Pape and Ben Heppner.
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Dec. 7: Opening night at
Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Dec. 19: live ballet from
the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Jan. 19: ive ballet from
the Royal Ballet, london
April 19: IJve opera from
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Santas arrival
Santa and Mrs. Claus will make
their official arrival at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island by horse-
drawn carriage on Nov. 27 at 11:30
a.m. Bring your family to line the
front drive and cheer Santa and Mrs.
Claus. Refreshments and carriage
rides follow. Free and open to the
Holiday cakes
Learn how to make a chocolate-
chestnut mousse cake, a traditional
holiday Yule log, buttery pecan
cakes and many others at a Holiday
Cakes and Pies class Nov. 28 from
2-4 p.m. at The Learning Community
of North Florida, 626 S. Eighth St.
You will go home with several slices
of your favorites for keeping or shar-
ing. Visit www.tlcnf.com or call 430-
Country Christmas
The annual "Country Christmas
Concert" will be held at West Nassau
High School auditorium in Callahan
on Dec. 3 from 7-9:30 p.m. The con-
cert is a free event for the community
and will feature live entertainment by
host Ray Williams, Liz Mobley, Robin
Kinsey, John Crisp, Randall Smith
and.special guest performances by
"Holy Ground." For information con-
tact Ray Williams at (904) 879-6515
or Liz Mobley at (904) 813-9580.
Holidayhome tour
The Amelia Island Museum of
History annual Holiday Home Tour
Dec. 3-4 will feature four private
homes in the Historic District. In con-
junction with the tour, a Victorian Tea
will be offered at the Bailey House
with a menu of scones, miniature
sandwiches and sweets served on
vintage china. Costumed singers will
provide music of the season. Seat-
ings are at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. each day
and reservations are available with a
separate ticket sold only through the

museum, 233 S. Third St.
Tour tickets are $25 in advance
and $30 on tour days and available
at the Amelia Island Visitor's Center,
Old Railroad Depot, 102 Centre St.,
The Plantation Shop, Palmetto Walk
Shopping Center, 4804 First Coast
Hwy., At Home Amelia, 818 Sadler
Road, Shoe Visions, 67 Amelia.
Village Circle, Omni Amelia Island
Plantation, The Amelia Island
Museum of History, 233 S. Third St.,
and at www.ameliamuseum.org. Call
261-7378, ext. 100.
No room at the inn
A variety of Nativity displays frdm
many different countries will be on
display in the Sanctuary of Memorial
United Methodist Church and in the
Partin Center at 601 Centre St.,
Femandina Beach, from 10 a.m.-4
p.m. on Dec. 3 and 4 in conjunction
with the museum's Holiday Home
Tour. Refreshments will be served
and Christmas music provided.
Admission is free. Donations can be
made to support the Homeless
Mission Project Hope House.
Parade for Paws
Nassau Humane Society and
Redbones Dog Bakery will hold an
expanded 11th Annual Parade for
Paws Dec. 4 at Central Park on
Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach.
Late registration begins at 10
a.m. The parade starts at 11 a.m.
Walk with your dog dressed in holi-
day attire, in honor of a beloved cat
or dog, or to help the homeless ani-
mals at Nassau Humane Society.
Registration is $10. Collect
pledges from friends and family.
Entry fee will be waived for those
who collect $100 in pledges. There
are two route options along Centre
Street a half-mile or a 1-mile, both
ending at the park. Enjby fun activi-
ties at the park before and after the
Register in advance at the
Nassau Humane Society Dog Park

on Airport Road, or at Red Bones
Dog Bakery in the Pelican Palms
shopping plaza on South Eighth St.
Register online at www.nassauhu-
manesociety.com/events. All pro-
ceeds benefit the Nassau Humane
Toyland Concert
Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. you're invited to
the annual Toyland Concert as the
First Baptist Children's Choir pres-
ents "Back to the Manger," a caroling
adventure through time. Hear carols
sung from throughout the 20th cen-
tury while the kids learn how helping
others changes lives. Admission is
free, but new, unwrapped toys are
requested as they will be donated to
families in need throughout Nassau
The First Baptist Student Ministry.
is working in conjunction with the
U.S. Marine Corps' "Toys for Tots"
program to help distribute the toys.
For information, visit FBFirst.com or
call 261-3617.
Christmas entertainment
On Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. the Amelia
Community Theatre Guild presents
"An Evening of Christmas
Directed by Jill Dillingham, this
musical evening will also feature a
silent auction of new and lovely pre-
owned gifts. Refreshments will be
available during intermission.
Tickets are $15 and available at
the ACT Main Stage Theatre box
office, 207 Cedar St. Call 261-6749.
Christmas cantata
Blackrock Baptist Church, 96362
Blackrock Road in Yulee, will present
"A Christmas Offering Cantata" on
Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m. and Dec. 10
and 11 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will
follow the performances. For infor-
mation call 261-6220.
Holiday movie
The Nassau Civitan Club's

Holiday Movie in the Park event on
Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in Central Park will
feature "The Polar Express" family
movie on a large outdoor screen.
'Items for sale will be Snack Packs,
pictures with Santa and raffle tickets.
Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Proceeds will benefit Nassau Special
Lighted parade
The Lighted Christmas Parade
will be held Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. (or
Dec. 12 in case of rain). Parade
packets are available at the
Northeast Florida Community Action
Agency, Suite 118, inside the Peck
Center. Request a packet via email
to vernettal21 @bellsouth.net or
americasyouthinc@yahoo.com. The
theme this year is "A Jingle Bell
For information contact Vernetta
Spaulding at 261-0801, ext. 202, or
583-1569 (cell), or L. Spaulding at
Yulee Holiday Festival
The 6th Annual Holiday Festival
will be held Dec. 11 at the sports
complex on Goodbread Road in
The parade will start at 10 a.m.,
followed by the festival offering food,
arts and crafts vendors, live music
and entertainment for all ages until 4
p.m. Pictures will be taken with
Santa in the Winter. Wonderland
throughout the day.
To participate in the parade or
provide entertainment, call Connie at
225-2516. To reserve a booth, call
Julie at 225-5237.
The Yulee Holiday Festival
Committee will meet Dec. 8 at the
Yulee Volunteer'Fire Department
(next to the Yulee Sports Complex
on Goodbread Road). The meeting
will begin at 7 p.m. for parade partici-
pants. Vendors will meet at 7:30 p.m.
Volunteers and donations are wel-
'come. Visit www.wix.com/yuleehf/
yulee-holiday-festival to learn more.

Dustof theRoadf
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave., will host the perform-
ance of "Dust of the Road" by
Kenneth Goodman, a Christmas-
inspired one-act tale of good versus
evil. The play will be presented on
Dec. 12 at 5:15 p.m. in St Peter's
Church prior to the Taiz6 service,
which starts at 6 p.m. A short inter-
mission between the play and the
service will allow for exiting and
entering as desired.
The cast will feature Alison
Stewart, Janet Cote-Merow, Jeff
,Goldberg and Martha Garvin of West
Nassau Repertory Theatre. A free
will offering will be collected at the
end of the play. For additional infor-
mation concerning the play or the.
service, call the church office at 261 -
4293. The community is invited.
Christmas carols
The Amelia Plantation Chapel
Choir will present a Christmas Carol
Gallery, arranged and orchestrated
by Larry Shackley, Dec. 19 at 10
The choir and orchestra will be
directed by Don Edwards, chapel
music director. The public is invited.


Tree lighting
St. Marys, Ga., will hold its tree
lighting and walking parade Nov. 30
starting at dusk at the old paper mill
site downtown. The parade will pro-
ceed down Osborne. Street with
Santa and Mrs. Claus leading the
way. Santa will use his magic touch
to light the Christmas lights as they
proceed to the waterfront, where he
will light the
Christmas tree. For information
contact the St. Marys Convention
and Visitors Bureau at (912) 882-
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Members of the Board of Directors of the Wild Amelia Nature Festival recently
toured the Rayonier forest nursery and the mill in Fernandina Beach to learn about
the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and the mill operations, especially the bio-mass
boiler. The former is a program to replant woodlands and preserve habitat for
endangered species on Rayonier land; the bio-mass boiler reduces Rayonier's carbon
footprint significantly by eliminating or reducing the need to purchase fossil-fuel gen-
erated electricity from the grid. Wild Amelia is a grantee of the Rayonier Foundation
and will feature foresters Ben Cazell and Dan Roach (foreground, far left and far
right) as speakers in one of the "Wild Nite" nature forums on Tuesday, March 8. The
fifth annual Wild Amelia Nature Festival will be held May 20-22. Visit
www.wildamelia.com to learn more.

Addicted to Plastic film Dec. 1

Plastics are perhaps the
most ubiquitous and versa-
tile material ever invented,
but they present a toxic lega-
cy that poison the environ-
ment, clog landfills and add
expense to refuse collection.
These topics will be dis-
cussed on Wednesday at the
Nassau Sierra Club's month-
ly meeting, to be held at the
Council on Aging building on
South 18th Street at 7 p.m.
The documentary film,
"Addicted To Plastic," will be

shown. It reports the history
and worldwide scope of plas-
tics pollution and the men
and women dedicated to
cleaning it up.
The documentary was
filmed over three years in 12
countries on five continents,
including trips to the middle
of the Pacific Ocean where
plastic debris accumulates.
From Styrofoam cLps to
artificial organs, no invention
in the past 100 years has had
more influence and presence

than synthetics.
But such progress has
had a cost: no ecosystem or
segment of human activity
his escaped the shrink-
wrapped grasp of plastic.
"Addicted To Plastic" is a
global journey to investigate
what we really know about
the material of a thousand
uses and why there's so darn
much of il.
Th"e meeting is open to
the public. For further infor-
mation call 277-06(55.



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Few immune to pesky

twig girdler beetles

Q. My elm tree has.
.dropped hundreds of its
tips and they are all under the
canopy. What could bc(caus-
ing this? JW
A .This is a common ques-
.tion during the fall from
both homeowners and com-
mercial sites no one is
More than likely it is the
result of a long-horned beetle
called a twig girdler. Twig
girdlers are important long-
horned beetles. The grayish-
brown adult
females (1
1/16 inch
active from
/ November.
Twig girdlers
are difficult
to spot on the
GARDEN bark of trees
TALK as they'have
perfect cam-
ouflage color-
Beckyjordi ing. The hard
outer wing
coverings may display inter-
esting and distinct patterns.
Their damage occurs primari-
ly from egg laying. They gir-
dle limbs by chewing a V-
shaped groove entirely
around twigs, branches or ter-
minals. Eggs are inserted into
the bark on the girdled part
of the branch away from the
Girdled limbs eventually
break and fall to the ground.
This is the reason you have
seen so many small branches
cut off and lying on the
ground. Larvae cannot devel-
op in healthy sapwood.
Damage can disfigure a
young tree and leads to sec-
ondary branching, especially
if the terminal is attacked.
Oak, persimmon, hickory and
pecan are common hosts.
The best control method is
to pick up the small branches
that have fallen to the ground,
l)ag or burn I hem. If you have
a young budding entomolo-
gist at home, they could leave
some of the twigs in the
shade and cut into the wood
every week or so to measure
the growth in the larva.
Ultimately, they may be able
to see a full grown adult.
Be sure to have a camera
ready to document each event
and use the metric system
when taking measurements.
This would make a great
classroom project. For infor-
mation on a variety of tree
borings commonly found in
Florida visit http://edis.ifas.
Parts of my bottlebrush
.tree are dying and it
appears to be growing leaves
and flowers only on one side
of the tree. What would cause
this? DF
I appreciate you bring-
.ing me clippings of the
tree. It was especially impor-
tant to bring in limbs with liv-
ing leaves still attached. It is

A girdling root, above, is similar to having a tourniquet
wrapped around your arm. Below, the twig girdler beetle
chews a V-shaped groove entirely around twigs, branches
or terminals.

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often difficult to determine
the cause of a problem if the
only material I see is totally
I was unable to locate any
disease or insect damage so
the next thing to do is look at
the root area. In several
recent instances I have found
the same damage you
described and discovered
girdling roots at the base of
the tree.
A girdling root is similar to
having a tourniquet wrapped
around your arm. What will
eventually happen to your
hand iflthe tourniquet is left
in place for a long period of
time? Your hand would have
the blood supply cut off and
the limb would be lost. The
same thing can happen to a
tree branch if a'girdling root
is allowed to grow around
another tree root.
We recently planted 14
new trees at the James S.
Page Governmental Complex
and every one of these new
trees had some degree of
girdling and circling roots -
from mild to severe. It is
important to examine the root
ball of any tree or shrub you
plant. Remove those girdling
or circling roots before you
plant. Remove the top layer of
soil and root mass so you can
examine the root structure
. In your situation, the plant
has been in the ground for
several years but it is still
important to remove any '
roots growing into another
root. Cut the girdling root just

above where it starts to grow
over the other root. You may
need to use loppers to make a
clean cut. Do not add' any
amendments to the soil no
black cow or fertilizer. Just be
sure the plant is well irrigated
for a few weeks to help get it
through the shock of losing a
major source of water. Keep
lawn grass as far away from
the roots as possible. Be sure
the mulch is not too deep -
only about 2-3 inches. Never
allow mulch to be piled up
around the trunk tissue,
which can provide the perfect
environment for disease.
Allow 18-24 inches area
around the trunk of the tree
or shrub, which should con-
tain nothing but soil and air.
The attached photo demon-
strates what can happen if the
girdling root is allowed to get
too large. Girdling and cir-
cling roots are probably one
of the more important causes
for failure in newly planted
For more complete infor-
nmation regarding removal of
girdling roots, please check
out the UIF/1FAS Environ-
mental Horticulture website:
http://hort.ufl.ed u/woody/re
imovecircling. sht ml.
Rebecca jordi, UF/IFAS
County Extension Director/or
Nassau County and Nassau
County Horticulture Agent III,
is a University ofFlorida facul-
ty member Extension locations
are the satellite office at the
County Building in Yulee and
the main Extension Office in
Callahan. The UF/IFAS
Nassau County Demonstration
Garden is located at the James
" S. Page Governmental
Complex and demonstrates best
management practices for
Northeast Florida. Mail ques-
tions to Garden Talk, c/o
Rebecca Jordi, Nassau County
Extension, 543350 US I,
Callahan, FL 32011. Visit
http://n'assau.ifas. ufl.ediu.

Fight bedbugs the right
TALLAHASSEE Florida proven difficult with pesti- recommend
Agriculture and Consumer cides that are available today. University
Services Commissioner The treatment for bedbugs Choo'
Charles H. Bronson and State is. a growing cause of con- control col
Surgeon General Dr. Anna corn. They come out( at night experience
Viamonte-Ros are urging con- and are thard to detect and manage be
summers to choose a licensed can often remain unnoticed Effect
pest control company to help while breeding an even larger pests often
control breakouts of bedbugs population. one visit.
in homes. "Reports of pesticides and Prlopc
Efforts by homeowners to other chemicals being mis- pest control'
treat bedbug infestations used in llthe treatment of bed- control bed
rarely succeed, and using the bugs have made headlines in treatment.
wrong pesticide or using it many slates across the Adult
incorrectly can make you, nation," Bronson said. "l)Due size of an a
your family and your pets to the difficulty in controlling inlmmatture
sick. this pest, the public may They can b
Prior to the 1950s, bed- resort to the use 6f pesticides seams of b
bugs were common pests in in ways that are not in compli- behind hea
the United States, but few ance with their label direc- frames, drl
people know much about tions and are frankly unsafe." and many
(hem today due to the use of As a result, he urges con- Signs
chlorinated pesticides like snomers to choose a licensed small brow
DD)Tand lindane, which sue- pest control company to coin- spotting ori
cessfully wiped them out in bat infestations. l)e-cl
the past. Viamonte-Ros agrees: decrease p
However, over the last "Application of pesticides or bugs can li
decade, bed bugs have slowly chemicals by untrained or Use b
made a comeback as many of unlicensed individuals is a pri- and traps aI
the pesticides of tlie past can mary concern of the ly inexpen'i
no longer be used. Staying at Department of Health bedbug inf
a hotel, going to the movies, because misusing pesticides (hllp://be
riding in a taxi or spending in a desperate allttempt to con- lm/topl)ic/h
time in otlher places where trol inlfeslalions can lead to riers-climb
people congregate are activi- harmful exposures in private lispe
ties that can spread bedbugs. homes ... and institutions tile'ring ih1
Like many states, Florida such as hospitals, nursing and take pi
has recently had an increase homes and schools." bringing It
in the number of bedbug Avoiding bed bugs and traveling.
complaints with people travel- finding them early are impor- Foliov
ing today more than ever, and tant in controlling these pests. guidelines
controlling the pests has The following are a few hints registered

ded by the
of Florida:
se a licensed pest
npany that has
* and knows how to
,iv(' control of the
lakes more than
er fumligation by a
ol conlpally can
ibugswitlh a single

bedbugs are the
pl)ple seed while
ones are smaller.
be found in the
wedding and sofas,
idboards, picture
essers, backpacks
other places.
of the pest include
vnish-red to purple
1 infested materials.
tiller your homlle to
laces where bed-
edblug monitors
is an easy, relative-
lsive way to find
11)1gger. con/ for u
ct itemils before
I' hlionli wilth lheiml
ecallulioils against
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and maintain level of knowledge
pertaining to new developments,
requirements and policies. Provide
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supervisory experience preferred.
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806 Waterfront
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in-law suite. Owner finance.
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807 Condominiums
3BR/2BA, ground floor. Pool, tennis,
clubhouse. Year lease. Deposit. $950.

1808 Off Island/Yuleg
3BR/2BA 60x110 lot, new 12'x24'
enclosed back porch, fenced backyard,
many upgrades, water softener owned.
Oak cabinets, Hunter fans, neutral
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3 full baths, study, bonus room, 2795
s.f., Oyster Bay Yacht Club. Priced to
sell $423,000. Call (478)747-1332.

812 Property Exchange
1.5 Acre Mountain View Lot with water/
sewer in Highlands, NC (approx. value
250K) for residential lot on Amelia Is-
land. Call Phil Whitaker 904-624-7404.

817 Other Areas
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1852 Mobile Homes
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854 Rooms
utilities. W/D. References and deposit.

855 Apartments
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Upstairs 2BR/1BA. Sevyer, water,
garbage incl. Minimum furnishings. 270
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LARGE 2BR/2BA large garage, near-
the beach. Completely remodeled, new~
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857 Condos-Furnishe-
downstairs. Close to beach. Utilities
extra. $850 includes garbage & pest
control. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc. (904)

ISHED APT. $900/mo., includes
utilities. $500 deposit required. Service
animals allowed. (904)310-6493
avail. 11/1. Pool, fishing pier, tennis,
walkover, parking for 2. $1600/mo +
electric, phone, & cable 583-2785
nished 2-story 2BR/2.5BA. Renovated,
brand new carpet. Svc pets only. No
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w/pvt patio. Furn or unf. $950/mo.
SeaHorse Properties (904)432-8184.
Amelia Island Plantation. Utilities
included. No smoking. $1100/mo.
Contact Terri at (904)261-4743.

860 Homes-Unfurnished
3BR/2BA 2200sf new tile in kit &
baths, fenced yd, great location in
Otter Run. W/D. $1050 + till. 415-
433 NORTH FLETCHER 3/2, car
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bonus room. $1350. Ange 753-4625
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age, private lot on quiet street, near
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mo. Fernandmina Beach. (305)308-6505
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1861 Vacation RentalsI

858 Condos-Unfurnihe Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
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2BA, 2-car garage, vaulted ceilings,
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location, near beach, Starbucks, etc.
3-yr old townhome, 2BR + loft/study,
2.5BA, 1st floor master suite, attached
garage, granite, luxury finishes.
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floor, pool, tennis court, clubhouse,
near beach. Service pets only.. $800/
mo. + $600 sec. dep. 6-12 mo lease
avail. Call for more info (847)867-
dryer, upstairs flat. $750. Available
now. Darlington Realty, Inc. (904)261-
3BR/2.SBA garage, W/D, upgrades,
pool, gated comm. Conv. to beaches &
1-95. Svc pets only. $1050/mo. +
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1859 Homes-Furnished
ed 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage, gated,
comm pool, 5 mins/beach. Rental by
day, wk, mth, yr. 261-6204, 206-0035
3BR/3BA screened porch, hot tub,
golf cart, near ocean. $1995/mo. + 4
mo. lease. (770)833-4255

1860 Homes-Unfurnished
603 N. 15TH ST. 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage, large fenced backyard. $995.
Pet w/deposit. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
BEAUTIFUL BRICK 3/2 on Chester
Rd. Totally remodeled on 1+ acres.
Includes all appliances. $1095/mo. +
deposit. (904)491-6008
3BR/2BA, fenced back yard. Quiet
neighborhood & low utilities. $1100/
mo. Please contact Angela 753-3639
LOFTON POINTE 4/2, 2002sf.
4/2, 1825sf, 86242 Augustus Ave.,
$1095/mo. Call Don Brown Realty
(904)225-5510 or 571-7177.

1 863 Office
OFFICE SPACE Lights, water, sewer,
disposal of garbage. $500/mo. + dep.
For more Information call 491-6200 or
Office Space Includes utilities &
janitor. Medium $150, large $325, &
office suites avail. Jasmine Office
Center. Call (904)583-0058.
SEVERAL OFFICES above the Palace
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suite above Amelia Insurance, Sadler
Rd. $550/mo.Retail/Office space on
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$2,250/mo lease + tax, also consider-
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$1,200/mo. plus sales tax NN

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*3BR/2BA Home on Amelia Island with
beautiful view of Egans Creek. 1,534
approx.sq.ft. $l,300/mo.+ Util.
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3BR/2BA, 1718 approx. sq.ft. available
possible Nov. I st $ 1,400/mo. + utilities.
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law suite. Call for pricing. 3200 S. Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished
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2017 Beech Street 3BR/2BA Recently renovated home clise to scho.lis f99 Chad Street 3BR/2BA tUvlowniirre on cul-do-sac. Bright, open floor
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95035 Woodberry Lane 4BR/4BA, Large master BA w/ garden tuil areas witl ic.rpletd eliedroms Screened bIck porch 'Communrity tennis
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1582 Park Lane (Amelia Park) Studioi apartment with new paint
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND and new carpet. Centrally located on thie island. $650
98587 Commodore Point Drive (Heron Isles) 4BR/2BA Hrome 2483 A First Avenue- 2tHR/2,A Duplex inly a block from tthe heaeh.
approx 1400 sfm newer subdivision. Split floor plan with eat in kitchen Back porch with shaded backyard. $700
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Oceanfront Beautiful Villa
3 BR/3.5BA on South Fletcher. No HOA
fees. $895,000 MLS#52002

535 ocean Ave. Duplex on cne oeacn!
Upstairs 2 BR/2 BA, downstairs 2 BR/1
BA. Also has free standing cottage with
duplex. $850,000 MLS 53528

1809 Lewis St, Large building close to
the ocean on American Beach.
$500,000 MLS#52494

536 N. Fletcher Duplex
Upstairs, 2 BR/2 BA, downstairs
2 BR/2 BA Ocean views.
$400,000 MLS 53529

1925 S. 14Tm St., Suite 4
Amelia Island, FL
Sales (904)277-9700
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338/40 TARPON AVE.,
Tarpon Ave., 5 Plex at Main Bea
be sold separately $5

874 Curnutte Drive, ON
3BR/2BA large lot. $119,79

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Larry Coleman

Located at 96656 Chester Road
Very nice, great lot, move in ready
3BR/2BA. $130,000 MLS#53616

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2063 Orca Court, Close to
the YMCA, Egans Creek, and
the beach! 3BR/2BA home with
over '2,000 sf. $289,000


S 212 S. 12th St., 2BR/1BA, fenced in yard for $700/mo.
338-C Tarpon Ave., 1BR/i1BAfor $500/mo.-Unfumished, 2 blocks from beach
MANAGEMENT 338-A Tarpon Ave., 3BR/2BA, fully furnished $1,500/mo. 2 blocks to beach
535-B Ocean Ave., 2BR/1 BA, downstairs, Oceafront Apt $800/mo.

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10 Sea Marsh 2944 slf 3BR ,.5BR located on Amelia Islandt
Plantation wllh formal living and dining rooms plus den with
fireplace. l.oft area. 2 car garage. Furnished or unfurnished. No
pets. On Island. $2,400/mo

96268 Park 3000 sf 'iBR/4.SBA two story home located in
Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear overlooking canal. Gourmet
kitchen. Bamboo flooring throughout. W01D. Wcht Club
privileges. Pets allowed. Off Island. $2,195/mo

95045 Buckeye 3095 sf. 313B/3BA In gated community. Huge
upgraded kitchen, large family room and covered patio for
entertaining. lawncare & WI). Pels ok. Off Island. $1.950/mo

86867 Cartesian 2552 sf *iB4R/2.5BA two story with oversized
backyard. Community is very convenient to Kings Bay and
Jacksonville. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,4I50/mo

Surf & Racquet #A110 1000 sf. IBR/1BA condo wilh ocean
and pool view. Furnished wilh all utilities. No pets. On Island.

16 Zachary 1668 sf. 3BRi3BA ground floor condo within
walking distance to beach, community pool and city golf course.
Screen porch overlooking private backyard. Pets ok. On Island.

76195 Deerwood ONE MONTH FREE RENT! 2757 sf. with
large backyard leading to a pond. Front of house overlooks pond
as well. All BR arc upstairs along with a den/play room,.
Downstairs has I.RD)R and family room. Convenient to Kings Bay
and Ja Pets ok. Off Island. $1,350/mo

96196 Long Island 1800 sl. 3BR'3BA with office or 4ilh BR
located on cul-de-sac in Nassau lakes, Tile throughout. Family
room with fireplace. Kitchen with breakfast area. Covered lanai.
Lawn care. Pets allowed. Off Island. 1.350/moio

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Commercial Listings Available At

86624 Meadowwood 1902 sf. 3BR/2BA on cul-de-sac.
Bonus/family room with split floor plan. Security, irrigation
with huge back yard. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,275Vno

96009 Grcy Heron 1605 sE 3BR/2BA in Heron Isles with
bright & open floor plan. Master Suite with separate tub &
shower. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,250/mo

86250 Cartesian 1730 sf. 3BR/2BA with large open family
room and galley style kitchen. Covered patio overlooking
private backyard. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,200/mo

1719 Delorean 1407 sl 3BR/2BA Single family home located
on cul-de-sac lot with fenced back yard. Open floor plan,
screened in porch. Pets ok. On Island. $1,175/mo

86141 Cartesian 1732 sf 3BR/2BA with Pergo floors in main
living areas. Bright kitchen overlooking large family room.
Large patio In backyard. No pets. Off Island. $1,200/mo

2362 Boxwood 1460 sf. 1BR,,'BA condo located on Amelia
Island Plantation. Community pool. All utilities accept cable
included. Pets allowed. On Island. $1,100/hno

Fernandina Shores #6400 1053 sf 2BR1 BA fully furnished
townhome just two short blocks to the beach. Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,050/mo

Amelia Lakes #423 1143 sf. 2BR/2BA condo with fireplace.
Coated community with pool, tennis and workout center. Pets
allowed. Off Island. $850/mo

321 S. 3rd 890 sf 3R/WIBA home located in the iHistoric
District. Pels allowed. On Island. $800,'mo

Amelia Lakes #1525 806 sf 1BR]1BA condo with a great
view of the spring fed lake. Gated community with pool, tennis
and workout center. Pets allowed. Oil Island. $725./mo

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