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safety vie at

county fair
News-Leader '
Nassau County Commissioners
admonished two county employees
during a monthly status update on
building department activities.
Commissioners chided Building
Department Director Robert
McKinney and Facilities Maintenance
Director Tim Milligan for their con-
duct Oct 12 at the Northeast Florida
Fairgrounds in Callahan.
Commission Chair Walter Boatright
criticized McKinney for using sub-
standard diplomacy in reference to.
safety issues presented by a tempo-
rary stage built for the Northeast
Florida Fair.
"I knowyou took on extra duties as
code enforcement and building depart-
ment director, so would you say you're
a pretty busy guy,, right Mr,.
MclKinrney?" he asked initially.
Some days. McKinney said, are
busier than others
Then Boatright posed a series of
questions He repeatedly asked
McKinney to con fi r ni that he had left
his office around 3:30 p.m. Oct. 12 to
inv estigate the saf.rt' of the stage
SMcKirnley said Milligan asked him
to investigate and he obliged.
"You left from over here and drove
over at 3:30 in the
afternoon, or what-
ever time it was, to
Callahan to check
on this dangerous
stage at the multi-
purpose building?"
Boatright asked.
"Well, last
Boatright month one of these"
7 ._ .. temporary stages
collapsed in Indiana
..." McKinney started to say before the
commission chair interrupted him.
"I'm not worried about -I didn't
ask you about Indiana, Mr. McKinney,"
Boatright said.
(The collapse of a temporary stage
at the Indiana State. Faith in Ahgust
killed six people and injured dozens.)
The actions of McKinney and
Milligan, Boatright contended, set a
precedent the two department heads
should inspect first-hand every build-
ing the county tents in the future.
"There could be some bad potato
salad at that senior citizens' dinner'out
in Bryceville or something like that
that could hurt somebody," he said.
Then he directed County Manager
Ted Selby, McKinney and Milligan's
immediate supervisor, to explore the
option of enrolling the pair in diplo-
macy classes. McKinney and Milligan
work under the direct supervision of
the county manager, who serves at the
direction and pleasure of the commis-
Boatright then revealed that he had
received a number of complaints from
fair attendees concerning the Oct. 12
Commissioners Danny Leeper and
Barry Holloway said they. too had
received complaints.
"Just for the record, I received a
number of calls too how that situation
was handled and it wasn't too pleas-
ing, so I hope we can correct the situ-
ation," said Leeper.
County, records indicated that
McKinney and Milligan'conducted an
inspection of the stage Oct. 12 and dis-
covered several safety violations.
McKinney wrote in an Oct. J3 email
to Selby, "Yesterday, Tim and I made a
quick inspection of the unpermitted
/ stage in the multi-use building. I found
the framing and decking were inade-,
quate, there were no hand railings,
there was no vertical accessibility
required by the (American Disability
Association) and the (Florida Building

FAIR Continued on 3A

Red dots identify trees that are potential obstructions to flight
approaches at the city airport in this map prepared for the city by
a consultant. >

issue not dead'

News (.euder
'Fernandina Beach Commission-
ers will not consider until 2012 a
revised proposal to remove trees that
pose obstructions to planes landing at
the city airport.
City Manager Michael Czymbor,
told commissioners a new plan to be
brought back after the first 9f the
year may, incorporate new inspec-
tions by the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA)- and Florida
Department of Transportation
(FDO'") and could involve GIS map-
ping to get exact measurements of
tree sizes to help determine ."
what the options are.
Czymbor wrote in an
email copied to commis-
sioners Monday that the city
now hopes to get the FAA to
pay for removing trees. "We
recently' met with the FAA
on funding of future capital
improvement projects, and Czymb
we are hopeful of a signifi-
cant appropriation to
Runway 422 aswell as an appropria-
tion for the tree mapping and dealing
with obstructions, if needed," he
Residents in neighborhoods near
the airport have expressed concern
about the tree cutting. New Airport
Advisory Commission member Sam
Lane and his wife Judith wrote an
email Saturday to neighbors "to let
everyone know that the 'airport trees'
issue is not dead. ... The Airport
Advisory Commission said that they
would not review the revised plan
whenever it comes out, but that it
will go directly to the city commis-
sioners. That means that the public
might not have an opportunity to see
the plan, assess its impact and deter-
mine whether it is acceptable until
the night the city commissioners vote
on it."
If the city obtains federal funding
to pay for tree removal, the Lanes
wrote, "That means we can't depend
on limited city funding to restrict the
'number of removed trees."
The city's original proposal, con-
sidered by the Airport Advisory
Commission in August, identified
10,084 trees on 188 acres of city prop-
erty that could be cut to bring in
$92,000 after being sold as pulpwood.
Replanting of smaller tree species
would have replaced the trees cut
and reduced the Income to the city.
That proposal prompted neigh-
bors to revolt and Czymbor to reject
it. He said categorically that no trees


would be cut on private, property and
the city would I evis' the "prelimi-
nary" plan to limit the number of
trees removed on airport property,
nearby city recreation land and in the
rights of way in surrounding neigh-
The city manager said a workshop
would be scheduled within 60 days,
but that time period has elapsed.
Czymbor told commissioners that a
workshop instead would be sched-
uled in early 2012 "- in other words,
until after the election of two city com-
missioners" on Tuesday, the Lanes
wrote in their email.
Commissioners have been dubi-
- ous about the proposal from
the outset. Commissioner
JeffreyBunch questioned it
in an email to Czymbor.on
May 10 when it first
appeared on an agenda of
the Airport Advisory
Commission. "If trees are
encroaching on runway
r approaches, then someone
is not managing the airport
-correctly as they should have
been trimmed long before they
became a nuisance," Bunch wrote
Czymbor on May 11.
Czymbor replied on May 12, "We
are in the preliminary stages of inves-
tigating the merits of this proposal.
... If there is no overall benefit to the
city from the proposal, we will not
bring it forward for your considera-
The city manager authorized
Airport Manager Richard Johnson to
proceed and The Forestry Co. was
contacted before the end of May to do
a tree survey. From the beginning
the proposal was based on the prem-
ise that the city could benefit finan-
That notion first surfaced-publicly
in late June when the News-Leader
'reported that the proposed city budg-
et contained nearly $100,000 in rev-
enue from tree removal on city recre-
ation property off Simmons Road.
That prompted complaints to com-
missioners from local residents con-
cerned about the effects on wildlife
and property values.
Commissioners said the issue was
overblown by the newspaper report
Commissioner Arlene Filkoff wrote in
an email to a constituent July 4, "The
discussion we had referred to a con-
sultant brought in by the airport who
indicated that we might be required,
for public safety, to cut SOME trees.
The discussion was very high level
TREES Continued on 4A

Dredge spoils

will be dumped

at multiple sites


A city marina dredging project
approved Tuesday by city commis-
sioners will go ahead as planned,.
with one change: instead of being
dumped at fields of the Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport, the dredge-
spoils will be unloaded at several
other potential locations around the
According to( City Project
Manager Glenrn Semanisin, the proj-
ect was modified because the Federal
Aviation Administration had con-
cerns that the dredge spoils could
attract birds at the airport. Birds are
a safety hazard to airplanes taking
off and landing.
The dredge contract was award-
ed to Pars Construction Services of
Jacksonville, to bring up 14,000 cubic
yards of silt from the bottom of"
Fernandina Harbor Marina. As the
lowest qualified bidder, the contrac-
tor was to be paid $379,119.,
According to City Manager
Michael Czymbor, the city may pay
Pars Construction less than the bid
amount because the sites where the
spoils are to be dumped are closer
than the city airport
At present the plan is to haul the
spoils to several areas within the city
and let them dry out for a few
months. Those areas could include
the city public works yard at the end
of Lime Street; a site at Division and
Franklin streets near the RockTenn
mill north of downtown; and a one-
acre triangle of property at the city
waterfront that the city plan stopur-
..ha.e from Riavonier for both
stole mnvwatr i'tctiition and'dredge
According to Czymbor, the city

'It stinks. It smells.'

is also negotiating with private prop-
erty owners about leasing their land
as a spoil site on a short-term basis.
Czymbor noted the city would
maintain the dredge spoil sites until
a determination is made as to where
to spread the material after it is dried.
There are several places within the-
city, he said, that could use the mate-
rial as fill.
Commissioner Jeffrey Bunch said
at the meeting he had concerns over
having the dredge spoils -dumped
around the city.
"We were told it was going to the
airport," Bunch said. "Now it's going
all over the city. It stinks, it smells "
Bunch also noted that when dredge
spoils were previously hauled out by
truck, the fire department had to
hose down the roads after the mate-
tial dripped out of the trucks. .
According to Semanisin, money
will be left over from the dredging
project to hire a trucking company to,
carry the dried-out spoils to a per-
manent location, or the city may use
its own trucks to haul the material.,
The dredging contract requires
the work to be done by March 14. A
grant from the Florida Inland
Navigation District will also provide
up to $174,735 to complete Ihe proj-
City officials agreed in March to
lower ihe rent for \lestrec. the com-
DREDGING.Continued on 3A

Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7p.m.
Tuesday as Fernandina Beach voters
select two city commissioners.
Voters also will cast an advisory
vote for a new mayor and rule on pro-
posed changes to the City Charter.
I Incumbents Eric Childers and
Susan Hardee Steger seek reelection
to a second three-year term on the
city commission.
Charles Corbett opposes Steger
and John Campbell Elwell and Sarah
Pelican are running against Childers.
If no one receives a majority in that
race, a runoff election is scheduled
for Dec. 13.
The other three commissioners'
seats are not up for election until 2012
or 2013. Thus they are eligible to be
on a straw ballot for mayor. By cus-
tom, the commission chooses' the
winner of the straw ballot to be the
mayor for a one-year term.
Commissioners Jeffrey Bunch and
Arlene Filkoff are vying to become'
mayor. Vice Mayor Tim Poynter
chose not to place his name on the
The 10 City Charter changes are
all housekeeping, resulting from a
charter review committee that report-
ed a host of proposed changes to the
commission a few years back. Voters
have been dealing with the various
changes on the last three election
This is the first city election in
November since the commission
voted to move it to encourage higher
voter turnout. City elections have



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been held in April -
for many years -
and turnouts have '
lately been a quar-
ter of the regis- '.
tered voters or .
even fewer.
At the request .';'_.#
of the city .corn-
mission, the Pelican
Nassau County
Supervisor of
Elections is handling the city elec-
tions for the first time this fall.
For information about the
election and to view, campaign
finance reports, visit www.votenas-
The new city commission will take
office on Dec. 20.

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FRID;\%. NO.VEMBIIR 4.2011 NEWS News-Leader


Claire Callanan
Mrs. Claire Callanan, age 71, beloved
wife of Frank Callanan of Fernandina
Beach, passed away on Wednesday morn-
ing, November 2, 2011 at her home.
Born in Kilkenny, Ireland, she was the
youngest of thirteen children born to the
late Patrick and Bridget Bolger O'Shea. In
1961, at the age of 21, she
immigrated to the United
States. Already being
engaged to her future hus-
band, Thomas Francis
Callanan, he immigrated in
1962 and on April 16, 1963
they wete married. The
Callanan's chose to live in Bronx, NY where
their family grew in 1965 when Richard
was born, in 1966 when Patty joined the
family and again in 1971 when Frank
arrived. Shortly thereafter the family
returned to Ireland for a short time before
returning to the Bronx in 1972. Mrs.
Callanan had worked in patient services at
the White Plains Hospital in White Plains,
NY. In February of 2000, Mrs. Callanan
and her husband came to Fernandina
Beach to be near their family.
She was a member of St. Michael
Catholic Church, Fernandina Beach, FL
Mrs. Callanan leaves behind, her hus-
band of 47 years, Frank Callanan,
Fernandina Beach, FL, their children,
Richard Callanan (Cathy), Southbury, CT,
Patti D'Aquino (Richie), Fernandina Beach,
FL, Frank Callanan (Mary), Carmel, NY,
two sisters, Kathleen Buggy, Kilkenny,
Ireland, Annie Ireland, Stormville, NY, a
brother, Thomas O'Shea, Kilkenny, Ireland,
eight grandchildren, Brian, Kevin, Caitlin
and Justin Callanan, Ryan and Kristin
D'Aquino, Melissa and Megan Callanan as
well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian burial will be at
2:00 pm today, from St. Michael Catholic
Church with the Reverend Father Jose
Kallukalem, Celebrant.
Mrs. Callanan will be laid to rest in
Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Friends may call today from 12:30 pm-
1:30 pm at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
Please share her life story at www.oxley-
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

June Payne
June Payne, age 78, of Fernandina
Beach, FL passed away on Tuesday,
November 1, 2011 at Quality Health Care of
Fernandina Beach, FL.
Born in Enid, OK, she has been a resi-

dlent of Nassau County
since moving from Powder
Springs, GA in 1995. Mrs.
Payne had worked as a
Server and Waitress at the
Florida House Inn after
moving to Fernandinia
Beach. She enjoyed needle-
work and was a longtime member of the
Springhill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Payne is preceded in death by: her
husband, Greorge Lester Payne, Jr., who
passed away in the late 1970s.
She is survived by a son, Claude Hale
(Ruth), Cartersville, GA, a daughter,
Michelle Payne-Crate (Richard),
Fernandina Beach, FL, four grandchildren,
Leon Hale, Clyde Hale, Jessica Hale and
Heath Payne and two great-grandchildren,
*Shawn and Kaden.
Funeral servites.will be at 12:30 pm on
Saturday, from the graveside in Springhill
Baptist Church Cemetery with the
Reverend Jackie Hayes, officiating.
Friends may call on Saturday from 11:00(X)
am-12:00 noon at Oxley-Heard Funeral
Please share her life story at www.oxley-
Oxley Heard Funeral Directors

Sara Steiger Schmitt
Sara Steiger Schmitt, the only child of
Norman and Marie Steiger, passed away on
Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
She was born September 14, 1924 in
Hamilton, Ohio. She graduated from
Hamilton High School in 1942. She was
active in musical organizations, a member
of the Honor Society, and the School Paper
Staff. .
Following high school she attended
Purdue University and graduated in 1946 as
a distinguished student
with a degree in Home
:, Economics. She was
..i" President of her Delta
JD Gamma Sorority, President
of Pan-Hellenic Council, a
member of the school
Paper 4taff, the Modern
Dance Club, and the Woman's Athletic
Five days after receiving her Bachelor's
Degree from Purdue University, she was
married June 28, 1946 to Ed Schmitt, a
High School sweetheart and also a gradu-
ate of Purdue University. Following their
marriage, Sara taught High School Home
Economics for two years.
Ed was transferred to Macon, Georgia
in 1949 and they lived there for ten years.

Their two sons, Doug (1949) and Ken
(1953) were born there. Sara and Ed were
charter members of the Macon Duplicate
Bridge Club. Sara was also a charter mem-
ber of the Macon Junior Woman's Club.
Ed was transferred back to Cincinnati in
1959. They built their home in Wyoming,
Ohio (a suburb of Cincinnati) and lived
there for 22 years. During those 22 years
Sara was President of the Delta Gamma
Alumni Club, Treasurer of Wyoming
Presbyterian Woman's Club, and President
of the Wyoming Golf Club Woman's Golf
Ed and Sara traveled extensively. All
USA National Parks with their sons, all of
Europe, Scandinavia, Alaska, Bermuda,
Hawaii, Japan, China, Australia, New
Zealand, Greece, Turkey, and the Agean
Sea Islands. In addition, Sara also had a
number of Birding trips to Alaska, Ecuador,
Nova Scotia,' Newfoundland, and the
Galapagos Islands. Her lifetime identified
bird list numbered 681. During the period
they lived on the Plantation, Sara led many
groups on Birding trips in the area.
After 36 years with Proctor and Gamble,
Ed retired in 1982. Ed and Sara moved to
their new home at 91 Oyster Catcher,
Amelia Island, Plantation in 1983 and lived
there for 19 years. Sara was an active mem-
ber and President of the Ladies Golf
Association. Sara was also very active in
several bridge clubs and participated in
many Duplicate Bridge Tournaments.
Ed and Sara moved to Osprey Village in
October of 2001. She is survived by her
husband of 65 years, son Doug and his wife
Laurie (Castro Valley California), and son
Ken and his wife Julie, and two grandsons,
Andy and Sam (Minneapolis MN).
Services will be held at 1:30 PM on
Saturday, November 26, 2011 from the
Amelia Plantation Chapel, with the Rev.
Ted Schroder officiating. Her ashes will be
placed in the Columbarium at Amelia
Plantation Chapel after the service.
Memorials may be made in Sara's name
to Community Hospice of Northeast
Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road,Jacksonville,
FL 32257 or The Amelia Plantation Chapel,
36 Bowman Rd., Amelia Island, FL 32034.
Please share her life story at www.oxley-
heard.co.m. .
Oxley-Hedrd Funeral Directors


-Mr. Earl F. Colborn Jr., age 84, of
Fernandina Beach died on Thursday morn-
ing, Noy. 3, 2011 at his home.
Oxley Heard Funeral Directors


The Salvation Army Hope.
House is preparing for this
year's Christmas season.
Please consider ringing the
Christmas bells, donating fix-
ings for turkey baskets or vol-
unteering at the center. Call
Mary Moore at 321-0435 or
visit 410 S. Ninth St. for
Senior AngelTree
As you begin thinking of
how you will give back this
holiday season, please
consider sponsoring a low-
income senior citizen for


Christmas. Purchasing a little
something from a Senior
Angel's wish list will help
brind joy, hope and a smile
to the often alone and forgot-
ten. For information call 321-
0435 or stop by The Salvation
Army Hope House at the cor-
ner of Ninth and Date streets,
Fernandina Beach.
JOY to the Children
Joy to the Children is gear-
ing up for its annual
Christmas Day celebration for
some of Nassau County's chil-.
dren and their families. If you
have the opportunity to give
of your time or money this

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Community News:
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Monday, 12 p.m.
Church Notes:
Monday, 5 p.m.
People and Places:
Thursday, 3 p.m.
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year, contact JOY at info@joy-
tothechildren.org or visit
Like the Facebook page at
childrennassau. Upcoming
volunteer events include Toys
for Joy from 4-7 p.m. today at
Kmart, to recruit volunteers
and take donations. Volunte-
ers will shop for toys and toi-
letries Dec. 4 at 5 p.m., with
toy loading and transport at
6:30 p.m., at Walmart
Supercenter in Yulee.
Toys for Tots paddle
The Everett P Pope
Detachment of the Marine
Corps League, in partnership
with the Ferna'idina Beach
Kayak Club, will host the
third annual Toys for Tots
Kayak Paddle Nov. 12 10 a.m.
at Iofton Creek, launching
and returning at the Melton
0. Nelson Boat Ramp on A1A.
Open to the public with a
donation of a new toy. The
Toys for Tots program pro-
vides new toys to over 700
needy children in the
Fernandina Beach/Yulee
area. Participants must wear
personal flotation devices.
Contact Kayak.Fernandina
Toys for Tots ride
The third annual Toys for
Tots Poker Run, sponsored
by American Legion Riders

Chapter 54 and Marine Corps
League Detachment 1017, is
Nov. 12. Fee is $10 per
rider/$5 per passenger, with
$100 for best hand, 50/50
draw and raffles. Bring an
unopened, unwrapped toy (no
stuffed animals). Registration
is 9-11 a.m. at American
Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third
St. Kick stands up at 11 a.m.
Last bike in at 4 p.m. Stops
include Caseys in Yulee, Post
10095 in Hilliard, Tuckers
Hwy. 17 in Yulee, ending at
Post 54. Face for Radio will
play from 4-7 p.m., a military
vehicles display is from 9
a.m.-5 p.m. and $1 bloody
marys from 8:30-11 a.m. Cars
welcome. Contact Marge at
415-1893 or Bob at 206-0223.
Hope for holidays
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida will hold a
Hope for the Holidays work-
shop Nov. 19 from 10-11:30
a.m. in the boardroom at
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau, 1250 South 18th
St., for families, friends and
caregivers who have experi-
enced the death of a loved
one. Bereavement counselors
will lead discussions and
group exercises on ways
to cope with grief and
refocus energy on positive
activities and rituals. Free and
open to the public. RSVP to
(904) 407-6355.

Adopt--S 1ter-Dog




Optimist clubs
The Yulee Optimist Club
meets every Tuesday at
noon at Murray's Grille on
A1A in Yulee. Call 753-0091.
* *
The Fernandina Beach
Optimist Club meets each
Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.
at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club. Call Bernice
Kelley at 261-7923 or Barb
Kent at 277-4071.
Rotary clubs
The Rotary Club of
Fernandina Beach meets
each Wednesday from 11:30
a.m.-1 p.m. at the Florida
House Inn on South Third
Street. Call Melanie Ferreira
at 321-5675.
* *
The Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise meets
each Friday from 7:30-8:30
a.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club on Bill
Melton Road. Contact
President Katey Breen at
kateybreen@comcast.net or
visit www.ameliaislandro-
Castanet concert
Castanet concert master
Jose Luis Landry Pallares
and Florida's own Duo-Kalal
will perform at Castanets
.Through Time and Rhythm,
a didactic concert featuring
Spanish castanets and guitar
at the Amelia Island
Museum of History, 233 S.
Third St., on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $20. For tickets
and information visit
ciety.org, email info@theam-
ericancastanetsociety.org or
call (904) 410-3835.
Gun courses
Gary W. Belson
Associates Inc. offers gun
courses at the Range &
Educational Training Center
in Nassau County. A
Concealed Weapon License
Course will be offered Nov. 6
at 2 p.m., Nov. 12 at 9 a.m'.
and 1 p.m. and Nov. 14 at
4:30 p.m. A Basic with
Defensive Tactics Course
will be offered Nov. 5 at 7:45
a.m. and Nov. 26 at 7:45 a.m.
Contact Belson at 491-8358,
476-2037 or gbelson@bell-
south.net. Visit
Tobacco free
Tobacco Free
Partnership Nassau will
meet Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. in the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department's community
room; 1525 Lime St.
Community members inter-
ested in promoting a tobac-
co-free norm in Nassau
County are invited to attend.
Student's Working
Against Tobacco will meet
the same date at 3:30 p.m. in
the community room. Fifth-
12th graders are welcome.
For information contact
Jennifer Emmons at 548-1867
or jennifer_emmons@
Walking Nassau
Join Walkin' Nassau for
an abbreviated fun walk to
the Amelia Island
Lighthouse Nov. 8. Meet at
the rec center on Atlantic
Avenue at 5 p.m. Dinner will
follow at Moon River Pizza
on South 14th Street for any-
one interested.
All are welcome to walk
for fun or for American
Volkksport credit. For infor-
mation contact Jane Bailey at
or 261-9884 or Dyanne
Hughes at 206-4417 or
- dyhughes@att.net.
Herbs class
On Nov. 9 at 10 a.m.
Master Gardener Claudie
Speed will conduct a
Landscape Matters class on
herbs, in the conference
room main building at the
James S. Page
Governmental Complex on
Nassau Place in Yulee. Speed
will discuss herbs you can
grow for both culinary and
medicinal purposes. The
herb bed in the
Demonstration Garden will
have a variety of plants.




Class is free and open to the
public. For information-call
(904) 879-1019 or 491-7340.
Stroke support
Stroke Support Group
Meeting will be held Nov. 10
at 1 p.m. at Savannah
Grand,1900 Amelia Trace
Court, Fernandina Beach.
Guest speaker will be Shonal
Patel with Allergan
Neurosciences. Call Roy
Ennis at 310-6041 for details.
Community Day
Post 174 will host a
Community Day Nov. 12 at
the corner of Beech and 12th
streets on Nov. 12 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. with free hotdogs
and hamburgers. All are wel-
Habitat celebrates
Nassau Habitat for
Humanity invites the com-
munity to the dedication of
its 29th home Nov. 12 at 10
a.m. at 514 South 13th
Terrace Oust west of 14th
and Fir). Nassau Habitat vol-
unteers built this home for
Amanda Wright. In the case
of bad weather the dedica-
tion will be held at the Peck
Center (between 10th and
11th at Fir.)
Schubert concert
The Island Chamber
Singers begin their eighth
season with "Schubert's
Serenade," a program honor-
ing Franz Schubert and his
Two performances will be
sung at the Amelia Plantation
Chapel on Bowman Road at
the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation Resort, Nov. 18 at
8 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.
A reception will follow the
Friday night performance.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $5
for full-time students and
free admission will be
offered to all K-12 Nassau
County students. Tickets
may be purchased at the
AIFBY Chamber of
Commerce welcome centers,
from any singer or at the
Prison ministry
The Amazing Grace
Prison Ministry, which buys
Bibles for jails and prisons, is
sponsoring a fundraising bus
trip to Orlando Nov. 19 to see
the football game between
FAMU and Bethune-
Cookman. Fee is $57 round-
trip. For game tickets call
FAMU at (850) 599-3141 or
go to Ticketmaster. For bus
tickets call H.B. Britt at (904)
753-2545 or email
The United States Coast
Guard Auxiliary, Amelia
Island, Flotilla 14-1 will offer
"About Boating Safely" Nov.
19, with registration at 7:30
a.m. and class at 8 a.m. Bring
a lunch. Upon successful
completion receive a state of
Florida Boating Safety
Education I.D. card, good for
life. Cost is $15. The class
will be held in the Amelia
Island lighthouse Cottage
on O'Hagan Lane, between
215 and 217 Lighthouse
Circle, Fernandina Beach.
Call (904) 735-0322 or 548-
0392 for information.
Civil Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol,
Fernandina Beach Senior
Squadron meets twice a
month at the Fernandina
Beach Airport, Squadron
Trailer on the first Saturday
at 9 a.m. and third
Wednesday at 7 p.m. each
month. The squadron is
involved in search and res-
cue missions, areospace edu-
cation, cadet orientation
flights and community serv-
ice. For further information
contact Dave Randa at 583-
1228 or come out and visit
Bridge games
Bring a partner and come
play bridge every Thursday
from 2-5 p.m. at the Ocean
Club, Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. Fee is $6. For
information call Lynn Leisy
at 261-0104.

Three teen suspects were jailed on $1,000
bonds following a break-in at Peck High School.
November 2, 1961

Fernandina Beach Commissioner Ronnie Sapp
proposed moving city elections from July and
August to April and Maty to improve voter
November 6, 1986

Nassau County's Comprehensive Plan was
nearing state approval.
November 2, 2001



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The five candidates fo
Fernandina Beach Cit
Commission have filed legal
'required campaign treasurer
reports with the Nassa
County Supervisor o
The reports reflect mone
raised and spent before
Oct. 21. Here are some de
Susan Hardee Steger
who is seeking a second term
on the commission, had raise
$3,445 She had personal
loaned $1,000 of that to he
campaign. Fernandina Beac
contributors included an ir
kind donation for use of
room at Slider's restaurant va
ued at $500; Edward-
Hardee, former state legislator
Marilyn Evans Jones an
Elizabeth McDonald, $10
apiece: and Suanne Thanmm
longtime member of th,
Historic District Council. 851
al'.o, attorney William T MNui
of Miami. relative' Earl H ani
Elizabeth DecannrnHardeeoi
Greenwood Village. Colo
: .500 each. Kathleen Hardee
Arisenault o..f St. Pe-ter-burg
S30tI,l William Hardee Stege
and Theodoie R St,-gier o
Longmeadow. NlasS. 810
*, Charles Corbett, w.h
oppses incumbent Steger
had raised the mostly money
`4.022? Hi- Fernandina Bead
contributors included restau
' giant o\'n-ir Mario \
SManganaro. sSiI.I. John ~
SStephenson. S400. Thoma
S Shave III. ~_50. Sam Alvare.
.ohn V Ferry. MIary D. in
and Robert J Udorii. S'O'
each, bus-ine-'sian Ronald V
Noble. 8150: Larry E Cason
Jeannett Cayoiente. the car
didate's brothel sJini Corbel
and Tonm Curbett. Charles \\
Crosby, Stuart W\V Moore
f 'onimy C. Purvis. Kennetl
*.' Quatilebauni and Jame
Raftertv. sl8l) apiece, and also
'';,I. p St 1"11 Sharterley C
* : Mai ieria, CGa ,'250. and Tre

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Steakhouse restaurant in
Jacksonville, $150.
Eric Childers, also seek-
)r ing a second term on the com-
y mission, had raised $2,026,
y including a personal loan of
's $500. Local contributors
u included Brian and Hollie
>f Harpster, $500 each; Raymond
Dean and Charles Steinkamp,
y $100 each; and new Airport
e Advisory Board member Sam
e- Lane, $50; also, Stella Miller of,
East Hampton, N.Y.; and
r, Claude Rackley of
n Fredricksburg, Va, $100
d apiece.
y John Campbell ElkIll.,
;r seeking Childers' seat, had
h raised $1,350, including a per-
i- sonal loan to his campaign of
a $250 and personal donation
d- of $250. Local contributors
I. included Keffer Chrysler
)r Dealership of Yuilee, $250;
d Richard ,Davis, $150; Thomas
0 S. Ceci, the candidate's wife
i. Mary and John Schrlilder,
SS100 each
.. I Sarah PL-lican. also seek-
r ing Childers' sjal. had raised
jd 2,125. Local contributors
f included \William ULirban. .500();
, businrssnian Ron Noble antr
e his wif, Emmi. .150)0 each;
z. Am elia Island Piruperties.,
r ,William Childres-s. Co-Op
if Systems Logistical. Steve
U Eklund, Mary Ann Baton-
- Gray. Kelley's. Co(.urt ard.
o Michael Kelley. Alan
r. LUrintlson. Mary McCoy-
. Smith, Pye's Mobile Welding,
h George Stiain and Ta-Dah
j- Inc ,l100 each: also. Richard
W illia pis of Hilliard. Sl100
Final reports are due after
s .the Tuesday election

Airport land sold for development

ANGELA DAUGHTRY release the name of the compa- mine what the-money will be buildings or other vertical st
News-Leader ny occupying the parcel after usedfor, butitwillmostlikelygo tures on the eastern poitio

City commissioners on
Tuesday approved the sale of
8.3 acres of property at the
Fernandina Beach Municipal
Airport to Compass Group of
Amelia Island for $730,000. .
Ron Flick, CEO and presi-
dent of construction manage-
ment firm Compass Group, said.
after the .meeting he would

FAIR Continued from 1A
S"We spoke with. (Ralph),
Higginbotham from the fair
committee and volunteered to
make the necessary repairs
with county material He called
the contractor that built the
stage. He believes no permit is
,;required because it is tenipo-
rary and I explained everything
to his dissatisfaction
My directive was to fix it or
remove it and don't let anyone
use it until it was made safe
Mr Higginbotham said he
would discuss this with his coqi-
The building department,
according to McKinney, never
received an application for a per-
mit to build the temporary
A subsequent e-mail Oct 14
from McKinney to Milligan said
that a building department
inspector reported that the
unpermitted stage in the multi-
purpose building had been com-
pletely removed on the night of
the inspection.
Records also show that the
State Fire Marshal's Bureau of
Fire Prevention contacted coun-

.closing on the property. The par-
cel comprises the front entrance
to the airport and a wooded area.
SFlick noted preliminary site
plans have been submitted to
the city and he expects to close
the deal before the. nd of the
year. .
According to City Manager
SMichael Czymbor, the city com-
mission will ultimately deter-

, ry .officials Sept 27 to inform
them of concerns following a
safety inspection Sept. 21.
The report listed 16 viola-
tions, including several circuits
not legibly or permanently.
labeled, several open electric
junction panels, iron-operational
emergency lights, nal'ifunction-
ing emergency exit light s, nis'--
ing fire extinguishers and a dan-
gerous condition described as
"damaged metal siding exposes

to pay bacK a $450,(x)0 loan to
the airport general fund that cov-
ered some costs of the lawsuit"
with McGill Aviation, the air-
port's fixed base operator. Some
could also be used for capital
improvements to the airport,
.Czymbor said.
According to .a city docu-
ment, the purchase agreement
restricts "the construction of

pedestrian traffic to sharp pro-
truding metal edges."
Milligan pledged to bring
those into compliance with facil-
ities maintenance performing
some of the repairs and the fair
association performing the
Records indicated that
because the Nassau County
School Board leases the land at
IUS 1 to the Northeast Florida
Fair Association at a rate of S1

n of

the property located at the
entrance to the city airport...
and will be limited to signage,
landscaping, stormwater
improvements, fountains, park-
ing and other similar horizontal
A'site plan submitted to the
city shows a structure on the
north side of Airport Roadwith
about 20 parking spaces.

per year any repairs are the
responsibility of the fair associ-
ation,.while the school board is
responsible for inspecting those
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Whyremove trees?
'Apparently there have been some years of neglect to -
attend to this maintenance problem," said Don Curtis, owner
of The Forestry Co of Perry, which prepared a timber esti-
mate report for the local airport manager.
The Forestry Co. manages 8,000 acres of timber at three
airports in Duval County: Jacksonville International, Hurlong
and Craig 'This is such a routine part of their program,"
Curtis said
Had it been a routine program for the local airport, there
likely would be less flak about it now, he suggested.
"Trees are a renewable resource ... we'll replace many
more trees than we would cut," Curtis said In an interview in
I'm a loresier." he added, noting his company plants 2
million trees each year
Replanting with cedars and other slower-growing species
would "mitigate the visual effect" of the cut and assure air-
plane safety. 'It would be years and years before you ever
have to tnm them," he said
By contrast, Curtis said if the city wished to selectively trim
the tallest trees it could cost "several hundred thousand dol-
The most valuable trees are on city recreation land
that lies south of a Simmons Road neighborhood *The
bulk of the timber value fell on those approaches to the
runway particularly on the city-owned property," Curtis
The company surveyed property surrounding the
airport runways and identified the two tallest trees at
each of 23 points, ranging in height from 28 feet to 82 feet.
"Those pines are growing 2-3 feet a year in height," Curtis
The report was prepared this summer at the request of
Airport Manager Richard Johnson, "who asked if there was a
way to have a commercial harvest" to solve the safety issue
at no cost to the city, Curtis said. ,
'It's a practical thing," Curtis said "It really is driven by
pilot safety and by (trying to avoid) tax expenditures."


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.. The ilea s-Le3de' published a story Aug. 25 summarizing
residential concerns about a proposal to remove trees at the
city airport and quoting City Manager Michael Czymbor's
decision to delay a city commission workshop on the matter
tor 60 days
The newspaper was subsequently criticized by Airport
Advisory Commission Chair Mickey Baity in an email Aug. 28
to Czymbor The newspaper report had suggested that
expansion ol non-instrument approaches at city runways pro-
vided not only safer conditions for pilots but might enhance
the ability of larger corporate charter jets serving island
resorts to land at the city airport
Baity told Czymbor that suggestion was "objectionable,
inflammatory and only serves to promote class warfare."
He also called descriptions of the nearby city land zoned '
recreation as "misleading at best .. (it) may be 'zoned'
recreational but as it exists it is far from a 'recreation area
which I would interpret to be a park of some kind. How many
people do you suppose go for walks in those woods? . In
fact with the revenue from the tree harvest. the property
could actually be made into a nature park that more people
could make use of than currently do"
Barty called 'selective thinning" of trees an unaffordable
financial option and defended proposed new capabilities for
runways 'When property owners near an airport start to dic-
tate aviation operations to that extent, it Is the beginning of
the end for a small general aviation airport like ours," he
wrote the city manager
In a separate email to Commissioner Eric Childers. Baity
said there are no plans to make the city airport "a regional air-
port" like that in S1 Augustine. The local airport has corporate
lets, both chartered and privately owned, landing here now,
he noted
Baity addressed airport landing safety requirements
specifically in that email and ended. "I want to make our air-
port as safe and successful as possible, to the benefit of both
those who make direct use of it, and the community.as a



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TREES Continued from 1A
and really didn't go very far
because we do not have the
information we need such as 1)
are we really required to cut
anything? 2) we would need a
forestry trained individual to
work with us on taking any such
requirement into consideration
prior to touching any trees.
What I believe we said was IF
we had to cut trees, we should
consider trying to sell the tim-
ber. Unfortunately, the context
of a discussion is often lost
when it goes to print. I do not
believe that anyone on the cur-
rent commission is interested in
denuding any land."
I "Johnson acknowledged the
commissioners' concerns in an
email to Czymbor on July 6, but
wrote, "I plan to move forward
to at least understand, what the
problem is and what may be the
alternatives. Then an intelligent
decision can be made based on
the situation."
The Forestry .Co. complet-
ed its stqdy in early summer.
The airport also engaged QED,
which' specializes in airport
analysis, to review the tree sur-
vey and assure compliance with
FAA standards. The :ii po.i t'i'.
engineering consultants,
Passero Associates, developed
charts and graphics used in the
plan. It was informally present-
edto the FAA for review..'
; After the proposal u-as p r
sented to the Airport Advisory
Commission in Aiwuu-t. Bunchl
was provoked. He t i i i- hie c:i y
manager on Aug. 18, By you
allowing this to continue will
place the city in a precarious
position. I have already heard

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'What does that leave
us? No money, a
desolate, deforested
community which
will have to wait 15
to 20years to see any
noted improvement.'

the words lawsuit and injunc-
tion by some of those affected
from three neighborhoods."
Bunch wrote the plan would
not benefit the city economi-
cally since it would have to
replant trees. "What does that
leave us? No money, a desolate,
deforested community which
will have to wait 15 to 20 years
to see any noted improvement
and bashing from all media
sources and who knows what
else," he wrote Cyzmbor. The
city manager again replied that
no,;final decisions had been
The next day, Aug. 19, resi-
dents of surrounding commu-
-.nities met- to discuss their
options to resist the plan. They
flAi-d.-d commissioners with
` Thai evening, Johnson
reminded Czymbor that his pri-
mary interest was airplane safe-
ty. "Safety is paramount," he
wrote in an email, elaborating
on the need to remove trees
and provide additional non-
instrument approaches to run--
ways at the airport.
S "Finally, a word about the
trees," Johnson wrote. "There
are two. types of trees.
Hardwoods that have aesthetic
value but no commercial value,
Therefore a hardwood tree
would not be removed or
trimmed unless it was an iden-
tified safety issue. Pine trees
have no aesthetic value but pro-
vide commercial value and in
Some cases in addition to safe-
ty reasons should be cpnsid-
ered for removal to provide rev-
enue to fund safety issues with
trees that have no commercial
value. Any tree can be danger-
ous, especially pine trees, in
weather situations."
Johnson suggested delaying
a city commission workshop to
explore options and Czymbor
agreed. The city manager
iiiin,,iiii ,': d i Aug '4 that the
workshop would be postponed
for 6'd days and apologized for
"any undue notoriety" the pro-
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There will be no First
Saturday Coffee at Murray's
Grille in November. Instead,
the Nassau Patriots will partic-
ipate in the Veterans Day
Parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Nassau Patriots Tea Party
will meet at 2 p.m. on iTues-
days in November in the train-
ing room at McGill Aviation at
the Fernandina Beach Muni-
cipal Airport, 650 Airport
For information contact
Susan Lane at 753-0445 or go
to www.nassaupatriots.
Young Republicans
The Nassau County Young
Republicans will have their.
monthly meeting on Tuesday
at San Jos6 Mexican Grill,
463797 SR 200 in Yulee. The
guest speaker for the monthly
meeting will be Florida
Highway Patrol Lt. Bill
Leeper, who will provide a
public safety presentation.
The social will be held at 6:30
p.m. and the business meet- '
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The Nassau Young
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toys for Family Support
Services at the November
meeting. Please bring an
unwrapped toy to donate for
children in need this holiday
The meetings are open to
any interested Republican.
Family members and children
are always welcome.
To RSVP attendance or to
receive further information
contact Amanda Young at
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-
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to reiterate his call for a con-
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new voting laws that came
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speech before the Senate.
A recent study conducted
by The Breninan Center for
Justice at New York Univer-
-sity School of Law found that
the new laws could make it
harder for more than 5 million
eligible voters in numerous
states to vote in, 2012.

Auto credit valve open wider

As I have suggested
before, credit is the driver of
the modern world. What is
attracting more press than
our national debt or Europe's'
credit challenges? A lot of' ,
people want to compare fiscal-
ly responsible households
with governments' ability to
follow a similar course,
Makes sense to me.
Consumer spending drives
the U.S. economy and, right
or wrong, is driven by bor-
rowing. Auto sales in particu-
lar are heavily influenced by
credit terms.
Right now there is a per-
feet storm for those 80 per-
cent of consumers who
finance their vehicles. Rates
Share at unheardof low APR's in
my 36 years of selling vehi-
cles. One lender had a week-
end special this past week for
1.79 APR on new andone-
year-old used cars. Granted, it
was for 740 and over beacons,
of which there are many. The
good news is that even if.you
dc 'r, t *.'.,v li i Wi . I i .r il-'
w is t r rd ...e'-i I prop '-, '.
tionally good terms. A credit
score that might have quali-

fled for i 9 invoice or well over book
percent rate value for used models. .Iike
a year or taking full advantage of the
two ago may great rates and being careful
get 5.9 per- on how much you finance.
cent in :Experience shows that there
today's envi- are plenty ol takers foi both
ronment. low rates and aggressive
Let's take amounts; financed
WFFEW fairly com- The new vehicle momen-
IEFFER'S mon sce- tuni continued in Novembei
CORNER nario and nationally, with figures due
see what.the out today expected to be vei y
Si "difference strong year over year The
RickKeffer amounts to., above-mentioned credit cir-
We'll look at an amount cumstances are putting wind
financed of $20,000 for 72 in the-sail and should contin-
months at'5.9 APR versus 9.0 ue for the rest of this year and
APR. The 5.9 APR payment is next. At the risk of sounding
$330 compared to the 9.0 APR like a car ad, let me say this is,
payment of $360.51: That the best time to buy and
equates to $2,196.72. This finance a car in many years.
huge savings is because the The cars, trucks, vans and
credit valve is open now. The SUVs are incredible and the
banks want to lend and the economics are equally so. It is
cost of money is being held good car shopping weather,
down, for now. ,' so et out and take advan-
The amount they will tage. Have a good week.
advance is going up again, Rick Keffer owns and oper-
'whlk hI lia',: mLx',.,cpiutiorn.s ates RicAA Keyfir Dv.'dge Chriysl,
bbout. For th '-e that ha,. .'h" '- H'i .e-- uites ues-
n.eanrIc ,..tii >. rotll ov>:i. '" hti .;' t oc s.rrw ab,,i i
banks are advancing up to 40 automobile use and ownership.
percent over the new vehicle rwkcar@aol.com

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I, .r n". .

John M. Drew
Tax Collector
.* : 861.30 License Road
Fernandina Beach, FL.32034

Public Notice

2011 Tax Roll Open for Payment
John M. Drew, Tax Collector, has received the 2011 Nassau County Tax
Roll as delivered .by the Property Appraiser: The Tax Roll is now open for
payment of 2011 taxes via the internet at www.nassautaxes.com using
Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express (service charges apply)
or by e-Check (no service charge), Payments are also accepted via US
Mail and at the office locations listed below.

The tax roll includes real estate taxes, tangible personal property taxes,
centrally assessed items and special assessments listed as ad valorem
taxes and non-ad valorem assessments. These taxes/are collected on
behalf of the following taxing authorities: Nassau County Board of
County Commission (including MSF Municipal Service Fund), Nassao
County School Diistrict, City of Callahan, City of Fernandina Beach,
Town of Hilliard, Amelia Island Mosquito Control, Piney Island Mosquito
Control, St Johns River Water Management District and Florida Inland
Navigation District.

According to Florida Statute 197.122 Lien of taxes; application. All
owners of property are held to know that taxes are due, and;payable,
annually and are responsible for ascertaining the amount of current
and delinquent taxes and paying them before April 1 of the year
following the year in which taxes are assessed.

Therefore, if you are a new property owner and do.not receive a tax bill
or do not receive your tax bill at your current billing address, you must
contact the Tax Collector to confirm taxes due.

Discounts for early payment of assessed taxes shall be: four-percent in
November; three-percent in December; two-percent in January; and
one-percent during the month of February. Zero discounts apply during
March. If payment is made by US Mail, discount amounts will be
determined by postmark date.

This notice is pursuant to, and in compliance of, one or more subsections
of the 2011 Florida Statutes as found in Title XIV Chapter 197.

Tax Collector's Main Office
86130 License Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Callahan Office
450077 SR 200, Suite 13
Callahan, FL 32011.'

Historic Courthouse
416 Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hilliard Office
15885 CR 108
Hilliard, FL 32046

(904) 491-7400 and (904) 879-1930

Now is the


* To get out

of Debt

* To Stay out

of Debt

* To Pay as

You go!

^BBPaid ~nfor jby arh eicf~anfor City CoP~mmH3isione Grup


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4,2,011 News-Leader

Yes vote for 'housekeeping

City Charter amendments
TAMMI BACH deletion of 10 sections of the there is no longer such adeparl
CityAttorney City:Chartei. All of the 10 pro- ment in city government, an
Fernandina Beach posed deletions to the City the City Manager's duty as heat

In 2006, the Fernandina
.Beach City Commission estab-
lished a Charter Review
Committee made up of citizens.
of the city to review the City
Charter and suggest changes -
The Charter Review'Committee
completed its work in 2007 and
Suggest:.'d niarny changes i. the,
City Charler Manry ofI the
chantI.Is io 1he City Charter
'" include dcl- tirngi sections tot th_-
Chai ter that rnt ,bsolete ,.,r
r, .-dundanil b>-CAi; IIc th, jiy e no
longer nlt-cti--SSal covered else-
wheleiil itie C harder or are pire-'
empted by sial,- law.
On lthe Nu\v 8 cil election
ballot, there will be 10 ques-
S tions akinig voters it they
Sappi'ru: o01 disapprove oL lthe

Charter are "hiu.i-ke-pirin
deletions, meaning that.they
have no effect on the current
'operations of city government.
Sections 2, 3, 4 and 5 'of the
City Charter are proposed to
be deleted because they have-
been obsolete since 1951 (the
first four ballot qui s-ionn-) In
1951, the City' of Fernandina
changeditsname I, lhe C;iL i vi
Fernandina Beach, arid these
ir sr few stirn ,l thll,, n,-- w Lit
C ha tter d,:al, ,il h ,1l:' rr ;,i~.1 1
.of powers, rights and title to.
property to the new City. of
Fernandina B :h ,
Section 39 states that the
City Maniag, is thel hl adI ,- I l' ,
Department qf Public SafEi-y.
V\relfarie and Public W,lkLs
Section '.9 is ob-.ol'l sinicj:


of all city departments is cov-
ered in another section of the
City Charter (fifth ballli q,.lu-.-
tion). Sections 65, 6-. L "ind ti.I
of the Charter address payment
of money appropriations,
accounting fr spe-ial a-'e,-
ments and adLiniitr-ili.tin of
sinking funds. Fhr,,- -, 'ri,,r,
are unnr_:,-.ssal ', since Florida
state I:,\ v' .. i s biud -'ciii ;i ind
nilan:ial i iiij:,t I; n- made by'
,:i.i.-es ,-iilh, .,%->nth. eighth
and ninth ballot qu:..lii' ,
,Section 76 add e-.- ..s pa:,Tncii
ofclaims and is rdluoidaut -:in,_-.
ii is c,,i : ,.,. d b 'i ar l, 'sl [ ct-l ii''i'i
oftlie Charte i i Iih ball I que.-
tio nIll .' ..
A cop4 ,,f Ih ciI.-nlli City
Ch;u e li. ailable in ii Cily
\..,b ih i -al v, ib l LI-S;

Have something to sell? Advertise in the classified call 261-3696 today!


Safety at the Fair
On Oct. 19, I attended a
Board of County Commission-
ers meeting to hear a discus-.
sion regarding a proposed
Senate bill that would increase,
truck weight limits. Upon arriv-
ing to the meeting, I learned
that the n iline aLte:-ndai al'-,
contained. monthly status
reports presented, by the
d(.palrt l -I I ImuIl Isay I was
app;,lldi ait hla I -a." It seems
that there were some ques-
tii.Ain l l dinig the saflvy of a
' -Tim p.-lary t;tak contr.lcted
J'lI ul s,: by l he Northetast
Florida Fair.
Afn>i 'ieinig i he, way- the
dCi:ii miiain I I.iated two of his
employees regarding this
i-'-iJ.-. 1 did a public i ecurds
I eq l I-fI 1.0 find ou( t l'iorl iito.
ni nS utUt. 0lii e CuIItil had
i ei..- Id ia [rl e [Ie i ro i tIhe Silh_-
Fll e Marshalo utllining varii.,us-
S ih:l .I v lri.i, l insthat needed
I, be Co, recl.d While ),llow-
ing Oip to ili.sure llhese vioila-
liins had bcen addilese'd.
Facililie Dil ector T1,n
Milligar s.poited a teliporary

* stage being constructed. The
records I obtained from the
records specialist, Debbie
Moody, did not say who direct-
ed the Building Official
(Robert'McKinney) to investi-
ral, I h l-:,I.,ty of the stage, but
it appears that he was verbally
diL :..tled t do so..
Uptn lhii ii r esli [tiii.,n,. ir
i; 'is dh-LIl mined Ihl tlle [.raI e ~
materials we-i ;inad:l,.-' tiar. it
lacked handI ailiine.'- arid !iledd
*to meet Af-\\ :ripliance-'
All. wingg pageant contestants
to access such a poorly assem-
) lrhd .sIIL- would not only be a
safety risk for all those thatpar-
ticipated, bii alki-, liabiliIy lisk
to the county .as it coutd cost.
rilliiis rin lawsuits if.injuries
occurred. Rather .than com-
nmindin siaff f,, ,oki Ig ,il
.0 1i t' li th. yi .mS b,-l, int,: eest.
llie i .e chas ltiisd uli being
;pl -sent al all in f li, lh, chair-
man ;ln.Ltl'.1d lhe-mr of having
iitoi muci li 'L .' n their liandt -
and rn'aide a s-i, cas.ii: I :-riL k
ilita their -liuuld b-e presc.Ai at
all liiiictin,' held nil co1.ll nty
pi.up-i ty in 'ae 'a.,meo e
*.-I y'Ie. s.orire bad puL a(,i salad "

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Not only were his com-
ments rude and completely
uncalled for, ,it seems that the
chairman is not aware that food
inspections should be handled
by the state Health
Department, not county
employees. It also appears that
the chairman is int r, vni el'>red v
about the safety' of the citizens
hie represents, but is instead
concerned about upsetting his,
West Side buddies (those who,
financially supported his cam-
paign) who do not want to fol-
low .county rules. 'So maybe
you. Mll Clhai mania shtuld be
the one faking a course in
humility (as suggested to your
two employees who were just-
doini:, lh,-ii ji..b-"I Areft seeing
\(.,i in thie act duriine iiis.meet-
ing, I watched a few archived
meetings online and i i eeni-rs
[Iai l_,i ha:Ir te a hab;t .,fb-end.
ing IthI, ia.lts i, ;Ci.m.)mr'-i.,date -
yoqurfiends Rec.- ; lyyu \i' a1O
c.lami_-i dt fle Buildin Ofllicial .
itir eilfor-'in, stae building
codes i gw d ding puriiche-s anid
nii'c_'d your fell,,. < : rnrmii-- .
S, inlet -. lo I wai.e I equil ,ITrie1nt.
[n' periil-. i., build pun l'.l.S
and sh.ed- Did y ou >-- tn con-
sid-.r their co -uenci. fI how
thi- .-nild af l':I til-e insurance
rates ot homeowner-?' I per-
snallvy du.,n'l \\arLn i il-N igh-
boui'- sh,-d lammirinii Tinto myi
hffus:, during iOthe next biG
s l.u l 1 "1 1 . .. : ,
Franeine G. Dinkins

Cousin Billy
Re "A .liiiniripei. kni hx-a
6 iend." May l 9."_'-,17T
IMy mtriilhel called mIl this
rorrning and asked met if I
would d hind cO tliii Bill I -
s.-aI 'l -ir:d ai ,,,uidC l[Ie In li n.t
and (uillid ia rm-TIliibrance by
Mantia Lawor.ii. w.ilrtlein on
May I1-l. '21i,.. I v.nould like ti.
altank lihr [ur being kind
Liltf rtiLriately w,\ all i.l con-
tact \kith Billy (the late William
A Pvi,lkk..i) His pal enis arei.
.ilill liing and I v.ill inil m myr
Aunt Milli'.
Rick Ool
Middletown, N.Y.

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jhacivw^ - u, .;. y -S-,-, M ., ,. -. -: i : :

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2007 Cadillac CTS 2006 Ford Taurus
Retail Price: $22.745 Retail Price: $10,998
Kefter Price: $18.995 Keffer Price: $9.995

2008 Chrysler 300 LX
Retail Price: $18,259
Keffer Price: $16,995

2006 Honda Civic
Retail Price: $16.550
Keffet Price: $14,995

2011 Dodge Caliber Heat
Retail Price: $19,850
Keller Price: $17,995

2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5
Retail Price: $13.552
Keffer Price: $11,995

2007 Toyota Camry Solara 2011 Ford Mustang V6
Retail Price: $20,221 Retail Price: $26.733
Keffet Price: $16.775 Keffer Price: $23.995

2007 Dodge Charger RT Daytona 2004 Chrysler Sebring Touring
Retail Price: $20.667 Retail Price: $8,988
Keffer Price: $18,995 Ketfer Price: $7.995

'2005 Chrysler Crossfire L '-_.7 I ________
Limited 2003 Cadillac DeVille 2010 Nissan Titan SE
Retail Price: $16.450 Retail Price: $9,895 Retail Price: $26,350
Keffer Price: $14,995 Keffller Price: $7,995 Keffer Price: $24,995 "

2006 Nissan Murano SL 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
Retail Price: $19,650 Retail Price: $9,675
Keffer Price: $17,995 Keffer Price: $7,350

2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2003 BMW X5 3.0 AWD
Retail Price: $34,900 Retail Price: $18,275
Keffer Price: $31,595 Keffer Price: $14,997

2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS
Retail Price: $8,199
Keffer Price: $6,995

2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT
Retail, Price: $19,485
Keffer Price: $14,995

2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport
Retail Price: $31,375
Keffer Price: $29,995

2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT
Retail Price: $11,595
Keffer Price: $7,995



sscr :- Jeep,
All prices are plus tax and fees. See dealer for details for actual vehicles shown.
Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge are registered trademarks of Chrysler LLC. Auburn
Hills, Ml. USA. Must qualify for all rebates. *Payments are plus tax, senses,
fees, 36 month lease @ 12,000 miles, WA.C.

2008 Dodge Ram
Pickup 1500 SLT
Retail Price: $24,400
Keffer Price: $19,995





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Want some scam with those eggs?

Wow! I don't know what I did to be so
blessed but the tiny African nation of The
Republic of Benin has picked me out of the, as
of this week, other seven billion inhabitants of
this planet to receive a onetime windfall of $2.7
million. Cold, hard coin of Uncle Sam's realm
sits in a Benian bank awaiting transfer to me
via Western Union.
The first installment of $5,000 has
already been sent to me through Western
Union and I'm spending it already, even
though I haven't seen a dime of it, mind you.
But I'm sure it'll be arriving any time now
because it has been decreed so by a nice
gentleman and, I'm sure, well-heeled Benian-
businessman or banker named Clement
Johnson, Esq.
See, we Americans have forgotten the fine
art of writing polite and formal letters. We're
too busy saying things like "Yo, CU 4-ish" on
our iPads. The Benians obviously are still
schooled by fussy, ruler-wielding nuns. I was
totally impressed totally impressed by Mr.
Johnson's salutation in his proposal letter, to
"Hello Dear," he writes. "How are you
today? I write to inform you that we have.
already sent you $5,000, U.S., through
Western Union, as we have been given the
. mandate to transfer your full compensation
payment total sum of $2.7 million, vialWestern
Union, by this government."
Omigod what pretty words! We're in the
And to what do I owe my good fortune? I
have no idea, except possibly. my intimate and
professional relationship with one Mr> .

Clement Johnson, Esq., lately
of the Republic of Benin.
That or possibly another
esteemed gentleman and
associate of his mentioned in
his missive, one Sir Peter
Sam. Or was it Sam Peter? I
forget He's apparently the
Director of Operations of this
international conglomerate of
CUP OF hugely wealthy and generous
JOE, souls, which is posted in a
country roughly the size of
Callahan and Hilliard. Well,
Joe Palmer 'OK, maybe also Rhode
Island, which always seems,
to get mentioned as an obscure Lilliputian unit
of measurement.
I gather that because his name bears the
formal 'Sir" as its precedent, Sir Peter or Sir
Sam, whichever the case may be, is of royal
blood. I've never met or had correspondence
or experience with a royal of any kind before
except for an unhappy Navy division officer
who once fumed that I was a royal pain in.the
tookus because I accidentally ground up
kitchen matchheads in his pipe tobacco. But I
digress. '
Although the first bundle of money is
assuredly on its way to me by that trusty carri-
er of massive sums of currency, Western
Union, it would appear that retrieving the bal-
ance of my fortune won't be as simple. There .
appears to be a rather complicated mathemati-
cal formula involved utilizing my bank account
and credit card information, a very lengthy
telephone number presumably to the posh

estate of Mssr. Peter or Sam and a transfer fee
of $195.
I almost blew the whole deal a week
or so back when my computer modem
perplexitator decided to go AWOL for
nearly a week. I'm still trying to figure out
what a perplexitator is. Maybe I'm spelling it
Fortunately for me, Sir Sam or Sir Peter or
whoever didn't give up on me, as evidenced by
the communique from Hello Dear, How are
you today Mr. Clement Johnson, Esq. So I sup-
pose all is forgiven, otherwise they wouldn't
have elected me to be the recipient of their
country's fortune, I can't figure out exactly
why the Republic ofBenin decided to favor me
with these glad tidings but I'm sure glad they
did, especially with Christmas being right
around the corner.
I tried calling that 14-digit telephone rium-
ber this afternoon but I must've done some-
thing wronrg. An irate sounding woman
answered the telephone and screamed at me
in heavily accented Benianese and rudely
hung up. I tried calling back to apologize but
she fired a starter pistol in the vicinity of the
phone and my ears h4ve been ringing all day
long. I was going to call a third time and give
her a piece of my mind but my ears were ring-
ing so loudly I couldn'thear myself think of
anything clever to say to her so I abandoned
the idea.
I'm going to get up bright and early tomor-
row and go to the Western Union office and
see if the check arrived. Say, you don't think
this could be a scam, do you?


Strategic planning Editors note
We have heard a ,lot said, about
strategic planning during the last few Some of these letters have
weeks. Like (one letter writer), Ihave been edited for length and con-
tent in order to allow a large num-
a background in indusrial/systms tent in order to allow a large um-
engineering. In fant,.I inirallh used a ber of readers to respond to previ-
slide ruleand Ticonderoga No. 2 pen- ous lettersion andbout the Tuesday cit
cilto makethekindsoffinancialreturn electon and to the Neas-Le der a
calculations that can be very valuable editorial Wednesday,;Time for a
in industrywhen deciding, for example, change "endorsing Charles
whether or not to purchase a piece of Corbett and Sarah Pelican for
equipment that will increase output ori seats.
improve efficiency. But that is not our
biggest need in Fer;nadina Beach. dents who remember howthings used
(The letterwriter) said, 'Thequestion to be, as well as newcomers with
we always asked, without fail, was 'how visions of ne possibilities. The can-
much new revenue will it generate?"' didates who respect the past as well as
He said a investment needed to give .embrace the future are the ones to
a return'on investment of at least 20 per- desert ve our votes.
cent per year.' Apparently, he was in an Mark Kaufman
environment where they could nake Fernandina Beach
this determination, with hard facts andit
easily applied metrics. C mAmitment
I think my experience is much more to i-
pertinent to the situation andthe isu es. an e. ,
thatconfront usinF [Kad. Aindr, E it. Suanne Thammt s pkecet; "D fr .
I ipnrt decade' in ,ui 'ai, ,II -.ac '" nto be a civ ofexcellence-e (oct.
program management-at NASA-and 28) asks such important questions,
strategic planning was an important especially since we're soon to cast our
element But rarely could we apply met- votes for two individuals who will help
ricsto determine the near-term value of lead out city.
a particular undertaking, or estimate Fernandina Beach is such an inter-
the financial return. The same is usually testing anrd noteworthy pla&e. We have"
true for a municipality. An industri- an economy that has benefited from a
al/system engifieering 'co.-i analysis growing number of tourists who love
approach may be valuable when con- visiting here. We have industry and a
,9idering the purchase of anrimproved host of small businesses.-We've'miet
dump truck, a line-painter or even:a manype,,ple who work"Internriatii,,al.
computer. But not when considering ly, but choose Fernandina Beach asa
*the long-term benefits of improving base because of the high quality of life.,
our city's waterfront, for example. That 'Just 10 years ago, many citizens
undertaking will improve the overall complained that all the city seemed to,
way of life for our citizens, add attrac- do is commission studies, get the
tiveness, increase tourism.with a result- results and then shelve the reports.
ing boost to the local economy, increase Money from grants was left on the
local'pride and increase appeal for table for lack of timely implementa-
potential new residents and new busi- 'tion. During the last 10years' many.cit-
nesses. These are all positive results, izens have spent countless hours
but you'cannot calculate a dollar value. responding to the invitation to gather
Few of the significant issues facing the and discuss Fernandina's mission and
city lenid themselves to the projection vision, develop projects' and identify
of near-term financial returns. priorities. Professional urban planners
Speculative guesses, yes, but only that and architects have guided us, given
I recommend that none of us dis- advice and helped us see the potential
miss what we have heard lately about to enhance our quality of life and.
the cost.analysis aspect of strategic improve tourism to help strengthen
planning because the underlying mind- our local economy Citizens have spo-
set that insists upon careful scrutiny ken at forums and city commission
and evaluation is definitely important meetings and workshops. There are
and useful, but it must be kept in per- more than 1,200 signatures that sup-
spective. What is much more valuable port the use of public funds to improve,
is applying good, infoi-med judgment the library. Today, the city has a-long-
regarding.what is best in the long run term plan that reflects these priorities,
for our city and our citizens, consider- none of them new and all long overdue
ing both the quantitative and qualitative for action.
aspects. The challengers for city commis-
Ji: Powers sion seats all call for more citizen input
Fernandina Beach and want to put the long-term plan up
'",:. on the shelf. Where were they when
Election sins the rest of us committed our Saturdays
O l and evenings to attend city workshops?
I put a sign.in rny ard for the can- Will it ever be time to take the plan off
didate of my chokie fir city commis- the shelf or, like the past, will the stud-
sion, Sarah Pelican. Within, two days ies and plans get lost between terms?
the sign was destroyed wten I was not If we want to be a city of excellence;
home. I have only to conclude those we need to honor the work that has
opposing Mrs. Pelican think they can been done and at least make baby steps
win me, over with intimidation. This with our long-term plan. Our vote on
reminds me of high school antics. Tuesday is about maintaining our com-
I have lived here 28 years and most mitment to being a city of excellence.
people here are cordial; not so with the Lee Hamer
new politicians. The city thinks we are Cindy Newman
cash cows for the fleecing with new Fernandina Beach

taxes every year and even using our
utilities as a new avenue for more taxes.
" A water meter under FPU cost $900
and now the city charges $4,000. Now
that is real change you can believe in.
I hope you vote.-
Dr. Gary Hass
Fernandina Beach

Inevitable change -
Siwa, Egypt and Fernandtna Beach
don't exactly have a lot in common,
but a developer there had some words
of wisdom that we would be well-
advised to keep in mind when voting
on Tuesday: "Change is inevitable.
What is important is for people to make
good judgments about what should b6
changed and what should be pre-
served." Fernandina has lifelong resi-

Be positive
Too much criticism of the city com-
missioners in recent weeks upsets me,
mostly because people aren't happy
with the $6 million strategic plan and
other decisions that the commissioners
made. These times are very difficult -
the economic hard times, people losing
homes by foreclosures and lost jobs.
Some candidates have said- city
departments need to be trimmed. The
entire city staff and employees do a
pretty good job, and right now the city
is working on changes in how the
departments will operate in the future.
Our city is blessed; we have gotten
here in pretty good shape. We have a
larger-tourist business than most cities
our size; two major paper mills; two
resort hotels; a historical downtown

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and an island of many.charms.
City commissioners are going for-,
ward instead of backwards. Nothing is
accomplished without trying. A diffi-
cult time sometimes brings difficult
decisions. Instead of being negative,
take a positive step and be pro-active.
The waterfront is not only an attrac-
tion for tourists (moneymaker) but for
our citizens who live here. At the pres-,
ent time,-it is an eyesore to this city, and
by putting a park there it does help to
bring the citizens and tourists to shop
at our local businesses. A blighted area
does not attract tourists; it drives them
away. Our Waterfront Committee and
Parks/Recreation Advisory Board
worked on that for several years and
came up a beautiful plan, a park with
some parking to fill the needs of our
city. The groups held open meetings
with our citizens for their views and
comments during the course of work-
ing on the waterfront
More time is needed on decisions'
about the post office and library. These
projects ai-e also tough decisions and
the solutions are yet to be decided. We
believe the library should be fixed in
the meantime and open (as it serves
this community) till we 'look at this
more closely. Why can't the county
,help us?. I agree that the library needs
extraspace and equipment.
,The one area that I thought could
have been handled better Was the light-
ing on the trees downtown but that can
be corrected. How about just hanging
the small lights up again! Maybe vol-
unteers from the downtown merchants'
association can pitch in and put them
Our city will survive but we must
all try and understand what we are fac-
ing, try and be more positive and
patient. A lot of us do try, but an angry
nation is not in the best interest.
John Megna
Fernandina Beach
Gotcha government
Does anyone reallylbelieve that our
city government's first priority is to
serve its citizens?
At the bank the other day I was
confronted by a fellow with the story
of seeking a certificate of occupancy
on a newly constructed residence.
When the building inspector showed
up, he noted that there was one of
those modern, hanging fireplaces. The
contractor pointed out that the fire-
place was on the approved and per-
mitted plans. Not good enough. The
fireplace required a separate permit if
he expected to get a certificate of occu-
pancy. Oh, and since you did not get a
permit that will be a fine of $800.
With all that money in the project

what choice do you have but to pay?
It's public extortion'. Gotcha!
The city maintains a special'report
of the 400 percent penalties. You -"an
get it by, making a public records
request. I call it the Gotcha Report.'
,There will come a time when:the
money involved is sufficient to. entice
a class action lawsuit That happened,
on the impact fees and will eventually
happen on the 400 percent penalties.
We each have our own experience
and views but my candidates for the
Fernandina Beach Gotcha Hall of'
Fame are (Utility Director) John
Mandrick, (Community Development
'Director) Marshall McCrary, (Building
Official) Bob Sasser, (City Manager)
Mike Czymbor and all the incumbent
commissioners. In the end, the men-
tioned employees all are responsible to
the commissioners who, in my view,
have never held them accountable.
Pat Keogh
Fernandina Beach

Economic benefits?
Last week I attended four candi-
date forums. A variety of questions.
were asked but the answers were all
the same. The new candidates over
and over again voiced their resistance
to the recently passed 5-year strategic
plan and questioned the revenue
return to the city of the different proj-
ects. At this point in time it appears
that the city colnmission will only fund
the first. element, Waterfront
Park/Front Street, and not move on to
the others until that project is com-
Most of us would like the city to
operate with more business-like prin-
ciples. But the city doesn't sell goods
and services-and-doesn't really have a
bottom line and this is where a busi-
ness and government differ. The city's
return on investment or revenue return
is called quality of life.
Most of us who moved to
Fernandina Beach for a reason, the
beach, golfing, the weather or maybe
a job transfer, made' quality of life a
big part of making that decision to
move here.
A few years ago, just before the real
estate bubble burst, the city approved
a Community Redevelopmeft Area
(CRA) and developers were close to
breaking ground on residential devel-
opment within the CRA. At that time it
was estimated that, if the development
went forward, the tax increment financ-
ing (TIF) funds generated by the
increased assessments on the build-
ings would be close to $1.3 million per
year. This money would have been
used to pay for the waterfront park,
the cost of improvements to Front

Street and other capital improvements
within the CRA. With the downturn of
the economy nothing happened and
all that planning is nlow just another.
.A comment from three people cam-
.paigning for office was, "Now is not
the time" to tax the residents to build
the park and rehab Front Street. When
is the right time? I don't know if there
is a better time than right now.
The historic downtown area is the
heartbeat of Fernandina Beach and it
appears to be suffering severely. In
case you haven't noticed there are five
closed storefronts in the downtown
area. Businesses are hurting because
of lack of traffic. Why? Because Sadler
Road has become the center of the
city's population. A few years ago
Sadler was widened to four lanes, the
auto dealers moved out to ALA.and
commercial development began.
There are now hotels, grocery and
drug stores, banks, restaurants and
close to 15 national tenants which
bring a lot of traffic to the local shops
on Sadler.
Now is the time to rebuild the his-
toric downtown area. Even in today's
economy there are many people who
would live downtown if there were
new homes or condos that didn't have
to be rehabbed like most of the older
homes in the area that are for sale.
Just imagine if we move forward with
the first phase of the strategic plan
and the developers realize that the
city is now open for business. The
developers begin building their resi-
dential housing and dollars start com-
ing into the CRA fund. We will be able
to pay off the loans and, best of all, we
will have added to our quality of life,
which in turn creates more business,
. more jobs and more economic benefits
for Fernandina Beach.
Lou Goldman
Fernandina Beach

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A Veterans Day Parade honoring all who
served will be held Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. Partici-
pant lineup will begin at 10-3(Yadm. at Ash and
South 11th streets.
The parade will travel west on Ash Street,
north on South Second, east on Centre
Street/Atlantic Avenue to South 11th Street.
To participate or for information contact Cathy
Dopson at 261-8473. The event is sponsored by
American Legion Post 54.
Wounded Warriors'
Wounded Warriors Day Nov. 5 from 9:45
a.m.-noon in St. Marys, Ga., will include a
Walk of Remembrance and a patriotic pro-
gram. A Rotary Club of Kings Bay sponsored
5K walk/run will partially benefit the Makua
Aloha Center, transitional housing for male
veterans. The'5K begins at 7:30 a.m.
Registration forms are available at the St
Marys Welcome Center or contact Paula
Goodnow at (912).673-7266.
Step-off for the Walk of Remembrance is at
9:45 a.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery on
Bartlett Street and continues to the waterfront
park. A patriotic program begins about 10:15
a.m. From 11 a.m.-noonlocal band Ignite will
perform, Area 51 Clown Alley will roam the
grounds and the St. Marys Elks Club will be..
provide a cookout lunch. Contact the welcome
center at (912).882-4000 or info@stmaryswel-
Armed for essalute
Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Ave.,
Fernandina Beach, will host a salute the
armed forces Nov.. 12 from 9 a m.-5 p.m.
Enjoy military history and review military
displays from the Revolutionary War to pres-
ent day while interacting with living historians
from each major U.S, military conflict. There ,
will be period music. firing demonstrations
and ih~- Fort Cliich Canteen will offer avari-'
ety of refreshments. .
Regular park admission applies. Fort
admission. is one canned food item per person
ifor the Bar nabas Food Pantry. Veterans and
aciihe duty military are invited to come
dressed in uniform. Call 277-7274 or visit
www FloridaStatePaiks org.
Veterans Day and Timberfest
.Th ttwn of Hilliard's Vetei ans Day
Appreciation and Timberfest Celebration is
Nov. 12 at the air park at 37776 Eastwood Road,
-Hilliard. Admission is Tree.
The day kicks offat 9 a.m. with a ceremony
, to honor the nation's veterans. There will be
timber-themed exh i bits, a three-hour'.
Husqvarna chainsaw safety class free to the
public, a master loggers timber competition,
food, arts and crafts by local vendors, live
entertainment, a car show, a horseshoe tour-
nament, children's amusements, an awards
ceremony and fireworks at 6 p.m: A sock-hop
will be held at the Town Gyn,,27531 West
Third Ave., beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Contact town'hall at (904) 845-3555 or visit
www.townofhilliard.com -


Army Pfc. Jordan Ortiz has graduated
from basic infantry training at Fort Benning,
Columbus, Ga. .
During the nine weeks of training, the sol-
dier received training in drill and ceremonies,
weapons, mnap reading, tactics. military cour-
tesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid,
and Army history, core values and traditions..
Additional training included development of
basic combat skills and battlefield operations
and tactics, and experiencing use of various
weapons and weapons defenses available to the.
infantry crewman.
Ortiz is the son of Judy Ortiz of Yulee. He is
a 2011 graduate of Yulee High School.


Homeowners who will open their historic homes for the Amelia
Island Museum of History's Fifth Annual Holiday Home Tour on
Dec. 2-3 include, second row, from left, Mary Lynn Torchia, Kathy
Maier and Margaret Howard. Other homeowners participating in
the tour include Chris and Beth Nelson and Lisa and Joe Waas.
Some of the committee members include, back row, Joyce Watson,
Barb Fondry, Penny Sansbury, Paula Woodside, Trish Dooley and
Carol Ann Atwood. Front row are Selena Smith and Barb Patton.
For information on the annual tour and the holiday luncheon at the
Beech Street Grill both days, visit www.ameliamuseum.org or call
261-7378, ext. 100.



Amelia Community Theatre will present "A Christmas Story" Dec.
1-17.,Based on the classic motion picture, this play is a holiday
treat the whole family can enjoy. The only thing little Ralphie
Parker hopes to find under the tree is a Daisy Brand Red Ryder
BB rifle. Looming in the way are alleyway bullies, freezing flagpoles
and unsympathetic authorities that insist: "You'll shoot your eye
out." During the run of the show ACT is asking everyone who
comes to see the play to please bring some non perishable food
items to help fill the shelves at the Barnabas Food Pantry. All
donations help local families. In 2010, 5.6 million households in
the U.S. accessed emergency food from a food pantry one or more
times. Above, the cast and crew of "A Christmas Story" drop off
their donations early..

Relay for life starts at noon Saturday at YHS

The American Cancer Society diagnosis can sign up during Relay. For around the track to memorialize or
Fernandina Beach/Yulee Relay for Life information contact Brandi Perkins at- honor a loved one. Contact Laura
starts at noon on Saturday at Yulee 583-3383. Petrillo at 391-3622 for more informa-
High School. Ehjoy fun, food, entertain- Cancer survivors and.their care- tion.
ment and help in the fight against can- givers are invited to walk the first lap of For luminaria or survivor forms, to
cer. the Relay for Life, then enjoy a compli- volunteer or for information contact
This year organizers will be conduct- mentary reception at noon. Relay Chair Alice Nolan at 335-1825.
ing a cancer prevention study. Anyone At 8 p.m. join the luminaria celebra- Visit relayforlife.org/fernandinabeachfl
age 30-65 who has never had a cancer "tion. For a donation, a bag will be placed to download forms.

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Keep Nassau Beautiful, Inc
(KNB) announces its Holiday
Poinsettia Sale. Plants are
$10, with a portion of the pro-
ceeds going to support KNB's
beautification and education
projects. The poinsettias are
florist quality in 6 1/2-inch
containers. Orders will be
taken until Nov. 22. Colors
include red, pink, white, mar-
ble (pink with white) and jin-
gle bells (red with white). .
Orders may be picked up the
week of Dec. 5. Call 261-0165
or 1-800-977-0162.
The Baptist Medical
Center Nassau Auxiliary will
sponsor a Holiday Bazaar in
the boardroom of the hospital
from 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. Nov. 11
with baked goods, crafts, door
prizes and silent auction
items. Cash, credit cards and
personal checks accepted.
lHolidayin Paris
On Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.-1
p.m. The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach, 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd., will present fash-
ions from Evelyne Tahlman
' and Fern Lily, with an empha-
'sis on accessorizing, and a -
catered lunch by Brett Carter;
.Table centerpieces will be
auctioned, vendors will sell
their wares and there will be
door prizes and raffles.
Tickets are $20. Contact Sue
Dwyer at 277-3245 or sue-
bythec@gmail.com. Proceeds
will support school media
centers in Yulee and
'Fernandina Beach;
Holiday Bazaar
The Council of Catholic
Women at St. Michael's
Catholic Church will host a
Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 19
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Pre-
K Building at 510 Calhoun, St.
For information call 261-3472.,
The annual Pajama Party
Sale & Contest begins at 8
a.m. Nov. 25 in downtown
Fernandina. Shoppers dress
in their favorite pajamas and
'...niry deais; and di.,,,iiii_.
aloilg with refreshmenits. Td .
enter for "Best Dressed
Individual Shopper in
Pajamas,"' "Best Dressed Duo
or Trio, in Pajamas" and Best
Dressed Shopping Group in
Pajamas" have a free photo.
taken at the judging booth in
the 200 block of Centre
Street. Registration ends at
noon. Contact Sandy Price at
206-0756 or blueskyevent
A day of entertainment
leads up to the official city of
Fernandina Beach Christmas
tree lighting Nov. 26 at 6 p.m.
at the foot of Centre Street.
Starting at noon carolers,
choirs and dancers and will
entertain visitors. Santa will
arrive at 2 p.m. at the marina
aboard the Ye Olde Pirate and
will meet and take. pictures
(including with pets) until 5
p.m. at the Depot Hosted by
the city of Fernandina Beach
and Historic Fernandina
Business Association. Contact
Sandy Price at 206-0756 or
Light up a Life, a benefit
for Take Stock in Children,
will be held Dec. 1 from 6-9
p.m. at Omni Amelia Island
Plantation. Enjoy a buffet din-
ner, wine, cash bar, music and
silent auction. Tickets are $75
and available by cash or
check at Images Salon, First
Federal Bank of Fernandina
and Yulee, the News-Leader,
Plantation Shop at Palmetto
Walk and Resort to Home at
Omni AlP Purchase by credit
card at takestocknassau.org.
Click on "Our Evelts." To
reserve tables of eight contact
Jane Preston at janeypre-
ston@gmail.com. Preview the
event at takestocknassau.org
or call 548-4464 for informa-
tion. A portion of the ticket
price is tax-deductible.
Victorian brunch
The Friends of the
Fernandina Beach Library
will host a holiday celebration
Dec. 1 at Elizabeth Pointe
Lodge, 98 South Fletcher Ave.
Enjoy a Victorian brunch at
noon or English tea at 3:30

p.m., with Ron Kurtz reading
from A Christmas Carol.
Tickets are $30 for Friends
members and $35 for non-
members, brunch or tea, at
the Fernandina library.
Guests will receive a gift tussy
mussy filled with favors and a
chance to win a holiday edi-
tion of A Christmas Carol.
Email FernandinaLibFriends
@gmail.com or visit www.nas-
saureads.com and click on
Friends of the Library.
Holiday play
Amelia Community
Theatre, 207 Cedar St., pres-
ents the family holiday
favorite, "A Christmas Story,"
opening Dec. 1 at 8 p.m.
Performances are Dec. 1-3, 8-
10 and 15-17 at 8 p.m., with a
2 p.m. matinee Dec. 11.
Directed by Toni D'Amico,
this family favorite is the
story of young Ralphie and
his hopes of finding a Red
Ryder BB-Gun under the
Christmas tree. ;
STickets are $20 adults, $10
students and may be pur-
chased by calling the box
office at 261-6749 or online at
atre.org. The box office opens
Nov. 17 each Thursday,
Friday and Saturday from 11
' am.-1 p.m. During the run of
the'show, audience members
are encouraged to bring non-
perishable food items for the
Barnabas Food Pantry to help
ACT Against Hunger. There
will also be a "Leg Lamp
Raffle" for a chance to win a
duplicate of the story's
famous leg lamp.
Christmas Glow
The Annual Christmas
Glow sponsored 'by the
Woman's Club of Fernandina
Beach will be held Dec. 2
from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the
Woman's Club Clubhouse at
201 Jean Lafitte Blvd (behind
the Atlantic Avenue.
Recreation Center). Just fol-
low the luminaries to the club-
house. There will be face
painting, entertainment and
visits with Santa. Chili, hot
dogs, chips and colas will be
served for a fee Conkie- and
punch will be ti ee I hits is the
Woman's C luib'" gill tu I1h
community. Please come and
bring a friend. All ages are
invited. For information call
415-1283 or 707-5136.
Taste ofAmelia
The "The Taste of Amelia
Island," a culinary fair to ben-
efit the Nassau County
Volunteer Center, will be held
Dec. 2 at the Omni Amelia .
Island Plantation Ballroom.
The theme is "Ring in the
Holiday Season!" Twenty
restaurants and wine purvey-
ors will highlight their
cuisines and wines. Cocktails,
are from 6:30-7 p.m. and the
Taste from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy
music by "Crescendo Amelia"
and a silent auction. Attire is
Tickets are $40 and avail-
able at Century 21/John T.
Ferreira Insurance (Cetitre
Street and 463820 SR200,
Suite 101); News-Leader (511
Ash St.); CBC Bank (14th
Street); First Federal Bank
(Sadler Road and A1A in
Yulee); Horizon's Restaurant
(Palmetto Walk); The
Plantation Shop (Palmetto
Walk); VyStar Credit Union
(14th Street); Tax Collector's
Office (86130 license Road,
Yulee and in Callahan); and
the Volunteer Center (1303
Jasmine St., Suite 104A).
Call 261-2771 or email
ncvcfb@aol.com. Buy tickets
at www.volunteernassau.org.
Yulee Festival
Nominations are being
accepted for Grand Marshall
of the 7th Annual Yulee
Holiday Parade on Dec. 10.
Entries must be postmarked
by Nov. 18. Write "Grand
Marshall" on the envelope.
Vendors are needed for the
Yulee Holiday Festival, Dec.
10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the
Sports Complex on
Goodbread Road.Parade par-
ticipants also are needed. The
theme is "It's a Wonderful
Download grand marshall,
vendor and parade applica-
tions at www.tinyurl.com/
yhfestival or call Connie at
(904) 845-3264 to have them
mailed, or for vendorsJulie at


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is 3 p.m. Tuesday prior to publication on Friday. A brief
announcement of the wedding engagement or ceremony
will be published free of charge. Additional information may
run at a fee of $6.34 per column inch: A photograph of the
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4.2011/News-Leader



In the driver's seat -well, kind of

The sputtering engine was a
noise my dad had not expected. As a
kid, I was just thrilled to be along for
the ride. Little did I know that run-,
ning out of gas that day would pro-
mote me to the driver's seat well;',
kind of.
Ever since I can remember, my
dad has loved M.G.'s The spunky
engines, great handling and British
design gave my dad just the kind of
outlet a fighter pilot needed at the
end of a long day. For us kids, piling
into that little car, anti just being with
Dad, was a treat none of us will ever
forget; especially when he'd put the
convertible top down.
On the day his little black road-
ster ran out of gas, I moved from
privileged passenger to necessary


Rob Goyette

partner in order to
get us back home.
Now I'm not ,
sure why. I was the
only kid in the car
that day, but provi-
dence seemed to be
working on my
behalf. Thankfully
* for my dad, the inci-
dent happened
right-in our neigh--
Thankfully for me,.
he- was willing to let
me drive.
As I stood on

the seat and did my best to wrestle.
the steering wheel in the direction
my dad told me to, he pushed from

behind and took the brunt of the
task on himself. Make no mistake,
we were a team. Never in my life had
I felt so important. Never had I real-
ized just how strong my dad really
By the time we made it to our
house, mydad slid around from the
back, grabbed the steering wheel
with one hand and steered us into
the drive'ayv for a per fect landing
When ,jumped out of the car, my
feet wouldn't stay on the ground. I
was now officially a man even .
t though mymom tells me I was
only about years old when the inci-
dent happened. That day I know I
grew at least txwo feet taller; I'm just
sure of it. .
Looking back, I find myself mind-

ful of a few simple truths that
apply to who God is and to my life
today. From things like no longer
just being a privileged pa-ssenger
with God to-becoming a partner
with Him, to learning to steer
only in the direction He tells me to,
my adult experiences with God
are very similar to'those with my
earthly father.
Though it's true, every.now and
ihen God seems to let me steer,
:hings, I know it's only because He
wants to include ni. nriot because he
can't do it Himself Like my dad, He
bears the heavy loads, grabs the
wheel just in time, always makes
things land in the eightt place and,
yes, makes me feel two feet taller
than I know I really am. That's who

God is to mne.
Though nowadays my earthly
father finds himself rolling around in
a wheel chair, and now it'-i my turn to
push him, the example-he set for me
of who God is, is forever ingrained in
my soul. For that, I'm eternally grate-
Sful. Thanks Dad!
"I've carried you since your birth.
I've taken care of you from the time
you were born Eveni'whenhyou're
old; I'll take care of you. Even when
your hair turns gray, I'll support you.
I madeyou and will continuer- to care
fol you I'll suppol t arnd -a,-. you."
(lsaiah 46 3b-) ,
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
Living Waters. World Outreach



Living Waters World Outreach
Center welcomes Ken Malone today
and Nov. 5 for a Glory Tour to hear
the propheticword of God for this
region. Malone is'foundcr of:
Forerunner School and Minist y,
Inc and .serve-s on the board of
Dutch Sheets Ministries He is also
apostolic coordinator fur the Florida,
Alliance for Reformation. which is a
part of the Li S. Alliance for
Reformation and serves as the
regional leader for the southeast
under LISAR
S Meetings are today a( 7p.m. and.
Nov 5 at 9 a m at Living Waters, cor-
Snetr of AlAnnd Brady Point Road.
just west of the Shave Bridge. Call
Grief help
GrielShare recovery and support
group meetings will begin Nov. 5
from s:3: a.m -12 30 p.m at First
Baptist Church. 1600 S Eighth St.
* Remaining sessions will meet
Wednesday from 6-i p m. at the
church GriefShare is a video semi-
nar series that features some of the
nation's foremost Christian experts
Son grief and recovery topics as seen
from a biblical perspective Childcar
is provided on Wednesdays Call.261
3617 for inlonrationt

Hear Fatht,-r Tadcusz Padtlickiz,
Ph.D director of education at the
National Catholic Bioethics Center,
speak on moral issues concerning
the end-of-life at St. Michael Catholic
Church. North Fourth and Bioomer
streets. Nov.6at2 p.m. A question-
and-aniswer session will follow
Father Tad is an expert in bioethics.
and has appeared on CNN Inteina-
tional. ABC Wo rld New s Tonight and
National Public Radio This present.
lion is open to all at no charge .
Tuesday worship
The Salvation Ariny Hope IHouse
invites you to j:oiin i i each Tuesday at
noon for the Weekly Worship
Service Paslor Micha'-l Bow,.n of
Calvary Tabernacle will share the
Gospel message Nov. 8. Hope House
is located at 410 S. Ninth St at the
corner of Ninth and-Date streets.

Wednesday for all

St Peter's Episcopal Church
hosts a church supper each
Wednesday Dinner is at 5-15 pm in
". Burns Hall. followed by programs
Sfor adults and children Cost is $7 for
adults, $5 for children and :24 for
families Make reservations by noon
NMonday at 261-42.i3 Visit

Pastor appreciation
Solid Rock COGBF, 861.3,Palm
Tree Drive, Yulee, will celebrate
Pastor Harry J. Johnson's31st
Appreciation Service Nov. 10-13
Speaker Nov. 10at 7:30 p m. will be
Ruling Elder H Nelson Turner Sr.
speaker Nov. 11 at 7.30 p.m will be
Ruling Elder James McKnight: a
cookout will be Nov 12 at noon at
the Wilson home, 87589 Roses Bluff
Road, Yulee. and a Day of Worship
honoring Johnson on Nov. 13 at
11 30 a n al the church Email srcog
bfl'bellsouth net for information
Church anniversary
1 The New Jerusalem Church fami.
ly invites the community to help
them celebrate their 58th church
anniversary on Nov 11 at 7:30 p.m
e at ,s16 South 0lth St.. Fernandina
- Beach. Elder Ruby Baker, pastor.
Hilliard concert
., ,GCdSpec-l3 will per-iJu n' songs
film their' album, Rede,_ 1i-d,'Nuv-
11 at 5 p.m. at Conner's A-Maize-Ing
Acres, 19856 CR 121, Hilliard. For
information contact Alex Russell at
-1s88-,361-9473 or aLrussell itatepub-

The Ann Dickens Circleof United,
fMethodist W-onmen at Memorial,
I United Methodist Church will hold
- their annual garage sale on Nov. 12
from a.m -2 p m at 44 I18 Titleist
Drive. Fernandina Beach Proceeds
will support charitable missions.
Clothes giveaway
Harbor Shores Ministries, a non-
pi oit organization that reaches out
to needy families in the community.
accepts tax-deductible donations to
help local needs. Iltms may be given
to afamilyin need or liquidated to

supply food. clothe-s. slicter; utilities.
diapers, etc. On Nov. 12 from 10
a m.- 2 p m. they will give away cloth-
ing for all ages and sits at Harbor
Shores Apostolic Church in the i
Victoria's Place Shopping Center in
Yulee No qualification process is
necessary To dunalte to the action
center call 225-10963
Harvest Day
Friendship Baptist Church on
Mliner Road in Yulee will host
Harvest Day on Nov. 13 at 4 p.m.
with guest speaker Minister Joseph
Simmons For information call
Bernice Walker at 225-5627
Norl h 14th Street Baptist Church,
519 North 14th St Fernandina
Beach will celebrate its 67th
Homecoming on Nov 13 with guest
pastor the Rev Ran Humphreys of
Pensacola. pastor at North 14th
Baptist Church in thie eat ly 1960s
' The Thomas Family from River Rotd
Baptist Church in Hilliard will pres-
ent the music Sunday school classes
begin at 930 a.m and the homecom-
ing worship ser vice at 10 45 a m.
Food and fellowship will follow Call
261-0422 for information
Harvest Day
On Nov. 13 at 11 a m Trinity
United Methodist Church. 715 Ash
SL,.wiILhost the annual Harvest
Day Progrrami with Pal-.tor Mark lG
Garvin. Enjoy old-fashioned praise
and worship followed by a feast on
the church grounds, courtesy of the:
Hospitality Committee The conmmu-
nity is invited
Gospel for Muslims
On Nov. 13 Dr. Abraham Sarker.
who heads Gospel for Muslims out
of Dallas, will preach at the 9 15 a m.
and 11.15 am services at Amelia
Plantation Chapel Sarker came to
the U S. as a teenager with the inten-
tion of recruiting people tu Islam.
instead, a series of miraculous
events led him to believing in Christ
as his Savior. The community is
invited.. '
Free dinner
Sprinighill Baptist Church will
'serve meals for individuals and fami-Z

NatMty display
"No Room at the In n." a display
of nativity scenes, will be at the
sand uary of memorial United
Methodist Church and the Pariin
Center at 601 Centre St Dec 2 and-
3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in conjunction
with the Amelia Island Museum'of
History's Holiday Homettr Tour
Enjoy refreshments- and Christmas
music Admission is free
Donations may be made It, suLpport
thi Cualition for the Homeless ut
Nassau County The ULinited
Methodist Women sponsor the
annual event.
Time for Christmas
Your heart will be warmed and
your spirits lifted as "A Time for
Christmas" returns to First Baptist
Church in the worship center. Dec
8-11 The dynamic Broad-way-style
dramatic musical takes you on a
journey through the history tof
Christmas while emphasizing the
importance of the true meaning of
the holiday. Make plans to see "A
Time for C"hristmas' al First Baptist
Church, Dec. 8-10 at 7 p.m. and
Dec 11 at 6 p m For more informa-
rion visit FBFirst comn .r call 261-
3t; 3617.

Evening in December
The community is invited to the

lies in need in the area onr Th'ursday,
Nov 17 from 5-6 30 p m at the
chuich.941017 Old Nassauvillu
Road Mcals are being served a
week earlier this month due to the
Thanksgiving holiday Those attend-
"ing or needing a meal delivered.
should call 261-4741. exl 110 the day
of For information call Robyn
Sluckey at 583-32,'0
Shabbat service
The Jewish Community of Amelia
Island/Nassau County will hold a
Shabbat service Nov. 18 at a private
home. 'Gather at 6.30 pm ito meet. :;
Service begins at 7 p m sharp. Bring,
adessertto share after the service.
For the location and more informa- ,
tion contact Debbi- Price at 310-6060
or deb203@aol.c6m.

15 h annual presentation of "An;
Evening in Deceimbr on Friday
and Sunday, Deq. 9 and 11 at 7 p 1i
at Amelia Baptist Church in
Fernaindina Beach. ,
Pain Helton, minister of mn'u-ic.,
has assembled a community choir
of more than 60 singers and an,
instrumental ensiembli ,i 1-' per-
sons from several area churches.
'The Heart of Christmas" is an
inspiring concerl cornprisin. h v r' r
ely 4f Chiistmas irusic styles and
traditions as well as the scripture
passages that hia've inspirOd ttt_',im
The program incltidte the selec-
tions "Lo. How a Rose Etre
Blooming." John Rutter's "Angels'
Carol," a collection of tradil -IradI
English cai ols and 'The \ iriin
Mary Had a Baby Boy, a tirditiun.
al West Indian carol The songs and
narrations have been .'l,ced to
communicate the guspel niessage -
that is "The Heart oI Christmas" "
Admission is free Childcaire 1.i
children through age 'four is avail-
able with reservations Foi infirnia-
tion call the church office ;at 261-
Amelia Baptist Church, is located
at 961167 Buccaneer Trail w 'ei e it
intersects with South Fl'-tc her
Avenue at the roundabout For
information contact Pam Heltin .
(261-9527) or Allen Lcnnon -'61-

End of life seminar
Taking Care of Business.a s.-mi- l
nar sponsored by the Interfaith
Health Ministry of Nas-sau Ctounty rI
encourage participants to plan a:nd
share with family their decisiont' 1
wishes regarding serious illnesses
and end of life issues. ill b, held
Nov. 19 in Maxwell Hall of Memnorial
United Methodist Church flr, om 9
a.m.-I p.nri Call 261-57819 to pre-regis-
ter. Speakers will discuss The need
for enrd-of-lifconversations ilt h
loved ones: how to document and
express your wishes ifn legal doc4-i
ments, working with funeral homes.
organ donation, and understanding
grief issues of family mnlenbe:rs This
seminar is for all adult age groups.
Call Tom \Washburn al 491-1 53.

Sunday Schocl 9 30 .-IM
Sunday W worship ............................. 10 45 r
Wednesday AWANA,................6:15 Om
Wednesday Bible Study ...........;.i..6:30 pm
941017 Old Nassauville Rood- County R'7 50uth
Fernarndina Beach, FL32034
261-4741 ,'
www springhillbaptistfb.org

This space available.
Call one of our
AD-visors to help you
reserve this space for
your upcoming events
or weekly services.

ask for Candy, Christy
or David.

"Discover the Difference" at
'Amelia Baptist
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Heltons
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for aU services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
Co:er of Buccaner Tr. & Gerbing Road, Fernmndina Bt
For More Informiaion Call: 261-9527

Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
OffAlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
www .vameliaclhMeL com
facebook.com/amelia. lantation.chatel

Rev. Jose Kallukalam
,jli.,aj, V..d M5 I. ,1 'I i :III ||T
Di,'nav P .'TI I;"': Ii 1l M.I lti..i"i. 'r I ( ".UI i
Fj'l1!:.: 3 u;,'-,Ti M,:,,', f. mr.,- i.,

Telephone Numbers
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number 904-277-6566

Living Waters
Contemporary Worship
SAT.. .6:00 pm
SUN ..9:30 am
. ..- WED .7:00pm
Sf Youth, Nursery
S & Childrens' Ministries
... ica'-,,. 321-2117
On AlA 1 mile west of Amelia Island
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday

New Vision
Church, ucc
Worship Sundays
at 10:00 am
960,74 Chester Road in \le
N. v,' .nc' 904-225-0539

WA'r CHso/W
ehund- SchI 09In ,n
V. ur,. .- 6n. Jr. a
,,1 A. T ..
Classes For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
86971 Harts Rd., West 904-225512e*
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225.0809

Innovative Style, Contemporary Music,
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL-32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
KidKredlbln Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Comecling wth C' hrst..
Conne1tng wit People.

II Pleasd/oin us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM

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

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

S Fellowship
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
(Oust south of Yulee 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

Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sufiday School.............. 9:4SA.M.
Worship Service.. .......... 10:SSA.M.
Discipleship Training ......... 6:OOP.M.
Evening Worship ................. 6:00PM.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper,.. 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7:00P.M.
736 Bonnleview Road (ano fom sanearRd.)
9.-e261-461S (church office)
Nursery provided

First Baptist-
Fernandina Beach
9:00 Life Groups,
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM

96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Avrana
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

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You'
Located at the ;, r.er ..
of 8th Atlant
7:3Q a.m. Hol:. u.'.n ri
8:15 a.m. BreaKdast Burns t-ll
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.rm. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd Sunday


Traiioal Fnmly Wo ship....... B;30am & 11am
ContompornryWorship ...94amrn in Maxwell Hall
Youth BnmraMay........ 945am In Youth Center
SumndaySchoalfor allages....... 9:4m& 11am
WadlM tayilhMr(AgM4ily)..... &15pnpm30pm

DAng oan CFaiurch
Sunday Services
Sunday Holy Communion 8:00 &10:00 am
5th Sunday Morning Prayer 10:00 am
Sunday Children's BibleClass- 10:00am
Wednesday Holy Communion -12:15 pm
Rev. J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amella Park across mfromYMCA))
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Beware ofcreeping, spreading, disease carrying garden invaders

.Can you identify this
.weed for me? It-has
spread all over my
flowerbeds. JT
A .It would have been
*somewhat difficult with-
out the flower, but since you
brought in a nice section of
the weed along with the blue
flower I was able-make a bet-
ter determination of the plant.
Spreading daynlower,
Commelina diffusa, is com-
monly found in ditches and in
low areas where water might
accumulate. Of course, this
weed can also be found in
landscapes receiving toop
much water. This weed is par-
-ihcu'lrl triublesonm: as it caian
.. art > Ih- vi, u'1 ri-'- pt-nsiblh
for cucumber mosaic virus
i disease (CMV). This virus is
found t[II ,uuQhout the world
and can infect many plants in
the.eucurbit family such as
cucu:mb,:.i.qu.as-h1 can-
taloupe, tomat:i.es aind p pers.
It \ou fiinld cire-.pinfl
da ytlowe,,. iti Vould be besi to
remove ir or chemically I reat
S it with an herbicide- to keep it

in check.
Aphids feed-
ing on the ,
dayflower can
easily trans-
mit the virus
r weed to the

GA DEN IThe symp-
GARDEN toms can be
TALIC mild, in
which there
may be
Beckykordi slight, twist-
ed forma-,
tions of leaves, to whole plant
stunting and. reduction of fruit
production. In the landscape,
the growth habit is somewhat
similar to crabgi ass but thi-
stems are more succulent.' It'
is often confused with dove-
i eed but the blue flower
makes it easy to distinguish
The good news it does
noi tolerate fool traffic. cotn-
pacted soil o( mowing well I
think the be't advice in a
Iluwerbed is to pull it manual-
ly and consider reducing the
amount of water the
ilowerbed receives

Q I found this weed grow-
.ing in thesoil I had
delivered for my fall garden.
It looks like tiny watermelons
but the leaf looks like a
cucumber. BM
A. I have had three people
A .bring this weed in to me
Within the last two weeks. I.
was fortunate in contacting
Duyal County Commercial,
Extension Agent Erin Harlow
and she was able to identify it
for me immediately.
You most likely have the
weed called creeping cucum-
ber, Melothria pentula. I found
it interesting that most of the
speciren-s of this weed
showed evidence of the dis-
ease powdery'mildew on the
leaves. The leaf de inde-ed
look like a cucumber and the
speckled, melon-like fruit is
"about the size of a pecan.
Ci eeping cucumber also pro-
duces a small yellow flower
sinmilai to cucurbit flower
Some of the educational
source- I c,-in'.ulted about I his-
plant stated the fi uit was'.not
for human coni-uniptin,.
although some wildlife maiy ,

use it for food.
There are some indica-
tions ;r-Ceping cucumber miay,
harbor iie wate rnielon mosa-
ic vii us (WiM\lI and papaya
lingrpotn vi its (PRSV) It
v,ould I her'.lb-l e be important
to I enmove the weed whenever
il i'. located around vegetable
or fruit gardens. If the weed
li.id the virus, it can ea-ily be
trauismitted to other plants by
o(It cof.l(he piercing/sucking
incts,:L S- uch as aphids or
w.lih,.-llhiis This i a good
:example of why it is impor iant

to keep gardens weed fifree.
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aboutt tll,: tim ,i l. u -i h I-
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It can reach I-Srih's uip'.-:n id
to 12 gert. which i- v. hi, ;i .,_
the name .ianr f, n II ha.ia

been used along retention
ponds as it can tolerate fresh
to brackish water. This,fern.
canbe grown in full -;un but
will look better in partial
shade. Too much sun will
cause the edges of the leaflets
to turn brown, causing people
to assume it is dying. Old
ii, o.d need to be :'-nioved
periodically to. keep a fresh.
, Ii, i i al.,.i dh n ,.it tol i at
li i !1i. i'-, l .,. \ |l i rijh eans it
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Enjoy aWild Nite ofstargazing

The second rmonihly "Wild
Nite:' oit lie 2.112 Wild Ame'lia
Nature Festival will be an
evening of starga/ini at Fort
Clinch State Park ,on N-.' 18,
from 7-9 p.nm
Ast0ionom1er' iron Ihe
Norjlhi-ast F'loiida
Astionon ical-Soci, tv (NEFAS)
will be on hand with their big
telescopes rt, offer insight
about the evening's sky si'ht-
ings. iThi:' tienr is free and
open to the public
Attend(es ar,- r],courLag-Vd(
to bring chair a blaink-t. and
insect splay and dress furi
Lweailher conditions
According t1 i[nk C'ippel-
of N FEFAS ih-i rioo (i s-Ikies
over F5ort linchi should piO-
* videt a w',ndi wIul show on the

evening of Nov. iS "The
Pleiades. Jupiter. Neptune and
Liranus will make a jewelled
necklace in the southern sky.
and each will make a tine tele-
scopic target," says Cooper
-The Milky Way meandering
across the zenith overhead will
uffer many beautiful and mys-
terious nebulae and star clus-
ters Directly overhead -the
Andromeda Galaxy our twin"
sister which shines with the
light of over a billion stars -
may be visiblee if the sky is clear
enough This galaxy-is two mil-
lion light years awayT"
The Wild Amelia Nature
Festival held the third %week-
end in May each year -spon-
-l01 s the series of Wild Nites
in the months preceding the

festival a. par o-,f it- mini-ion
to "educate residents and visi-
tors about the wild plac,-s and
wildlife of the island Io tistel
both appreciation and careful
- With the exception of the
Nov. 1,' evening of Stargiing,
all are held on the second
Tuesday of the month at p in
at the Peck Ct-nter auditorium
All are free and oprn r thIlic
The .city of Fti nandina
Beach is a partner wilh tlihe
Wild Amelia Nature Festival
and Fort Clinch Slate Park isa
festival sponsor For more
information about llhe upcorn-
ing May lS-20 festival or the
Wild Nites seri-es, vi-it
www.wildamnelia comr

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October graduates of the'Master Gardener training program. are Vicki Martin, Sue
Ray, Libby Wilkes, Susanne Wilkes, Lisa Goins and Annre Karshis. The intensive horti-
culture program is a nine-week course that covers mand areas of horticulture inelud-
ing botany: best management practices; pesticide for mulations and application; land-
scape design: as well as volunteer services. Libbe iWilkes will be the 2012 "Spotlight
on Nassau Gardens" coordinator. The other members of this .ear's class will be volun-
teering their time in the Demonstration Garden at the Jame- S. Page Gorernmental
Complex. the Fruit Demonstration Garden in Yulee and at Callahan Elementary
School '


Farmers Market
Thlie Ferniandina Farmer-s
Market Booth Wiih A Cause
proci am will hist the Ariielia
Island lMuu-.Lum of Hi-tory on
Nov. 5 .
* Thernuseum will hlave
lickels available for its fifh
annual-Holiday Home Tour
[)D,'_ c 2 and 3 the' only time
'if yat wh,'n pi ivatL homes in.
the Ferniandina Beach
Historic District open their
doors to the public
Five unique homes will be
showcased and each will be

lavishly d:,l':,t ral,,:d for
Christmas by local designers
and fl(ri ,- Costumed
/ docents will tell stories of the
,homes and seasonal music
will complete.the holiday
ThI Li olky will circulate
free of charge and a display of
Antique clothing will accom-
.pany a luncheon at the Beech
Street Grill
Also at the market on
Saturday will be(.li'.,- M[y
Pickle, G:ibr i.la's Tamales,
Steephill Maple Syi uLip.
-[Doug's, W ild Al:,i.-.:, .ii, n

and.PC Fresh Herbs. To sign
. up for th,- F-M ail Newsletter,
go to www.fernandinafarm-
ersmarket.com. -
The award-winning -
Fernandina Farmers Market
is open every Saturday from 9
a.m.-1 p.m. at the'corner of
Seventh and Centre streets.
No pets please.
Call 491-4872 or visit
r, -r, I i' l nandiiala f mersrniar-
k,=t com i i-it www ameliagar-
dl..iin rin f, r information
about the 2012 Amelia Island
Garden Show on March 3
and 4.



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    The Fernandina Beach High School girls volleyball team (16-10) ousted Episcopalfrom the Region 1-4A tournament Wednesday and advance to
    the semifinal against host Bolles next week. The FBHS Lady Pirates captured their first district crown in 13 seasons lastweek thanks to a strong
    core of seniors, including four-year varsity lettermen. Seniors pictured over the past four years at FBHS include, top row from left: Caroline
    Garner, Savannah Young and Alyssa Whitfield; second row: Whitfield, Tiffanie Tudor and Emmalee Bales; bottom row: Garner assisting Young
    and Whitfield with Garner. Bolles eliminated West Nassau from the regional tournament Wednesday to advance to the semifinal.




    are on

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    Wrap regular
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    Th'- Pirates and Hornets
    hit th: .ad tonight as the
    s,-:, ..n rnars its regular
    S as''n flnale.
    Tonihht.is critical for the
    Fer riandir,:i Beach High
    S,. ti.!-l Pir'it,-, (3-5) as they
    head w. .-t'to take on the
    W',r -i Nn --.ait Warriors in
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    f- rIunn' -.upto Yulee.
    Ti-h Fi I31: wewre idle
    Yuh-,: is ....mirr' off a
    - It.-, nai i :,% vkIor.y'over
    Trinity C lIrir ',:i,. Friday,
    W hih iIi'tsli'. I the Hornets'
    record to'5-3. The Hornets
    head to Daytona Beach
    tonight to take on Calvary.
    S.We need to get better
    against the pass and
    Calvary. Christian has good
    athletes at wide receiver /
    and running back. We have
    to improve in order to play
    well in the playoffs," said
    Bobby Ramsyrahsead o:. i
    ball coach at Yulee High
    The Hornets secured
    home field advantage after
    beating West Nassau.and
    Fernandina Beach to clinch
    their first football district
    crown, in school history.
    Derrick "Shocka" Henry
    led Yulee last week with
    292 yards on 28 carries. He
    scored three times in the
    .first half and ran in the two-
    point conversion for the 36-
    35 win.
    The regular season
    wraps up next week. FBHS
    hosts Oak Leaf Thursday
    and Yulee is home with
    Hamilton County.


    Shelly shoots

    81,82 at state
    Jacqueline Shelly, senior
    at Fernandina Beach High
    School, shot rounds of 81
    and 82 to tie for 26th place.
    at the state meet last week
    at Harbor Hills Country
    Club in Lady.Lake.
    National signing day is
    approaching and Shelly, the
    district medalist, will pen to
    play on scholarship at
    Mercer University in


    Jags are idle
    BYE WEEK: The Jacksonvillb Jaguars,
    head into the bye week with a 2-6 mark and
    a 1-1 record in the AFC South. Seven of the
    Jaguars' first eight opponents have a win-
    ning record heading into.week nine; includ-
    ing five teams that either lead or have a
    share of the lead in their respective division..
    ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Following a win on
    Monday Night Football, the Jaguars lost 24-
    14 at Houston Sunday in the first of three
    consecutive road games. The Jaguars will
    not play again in EverBank Field until they
    host the Texans Nov. 27.
    A LOOK AHEAD: The Jaguars have four
    road games and four home games over the
    next eight weeks beginning Nov. 13 at
    Indianapolis, followed by a trip to Cleveland
    Nov. 20. Five of the Jaguars' eight remain-
    ing games are against teams with a .500
    record or above.
    RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast
    regionallyon FOX and locally on WAWS
    (cable channel 30). Games are broadcast
    on Jaguars Radio Network stations WOKV
    AM and FM (690 and 106.5).
    WEBSITE: www.jaguars.com.

    AIR's weekly group walking, running events

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    Join members of the Amelia Island Runners Club every Wednesday night at th
    Fernandina Beach High School track on Citrona Drive to enjoy a run under th

    Don't let the changing weather or your
    changing clocks stop you from coming out to
    join the Amelia Island Runners every Wednes-
    -' day night under the lights from 6-7 p.m.
    (weather permitting) at the Fernandina Beach
    High School track, 435 Citrona Drive. These
    weekly track nights are open to runners and
    walkers alike and are free and open to the
    public -you don't need to be an Amelia ,
    Island Runners club member to participate. ,
    If you're looking for a fun and motivating
    way to get into shape, meet new people or
    learn something about your running form,
    join the group Wednesdays: As an added ben-
    efit, free expert coaching advice is available
    .- most weeks from Roy Benson, a nationally
    recognized and published exercise scientist
    and running coach.
    If you can't make it to the Wednesday track
    nights, join members from the club f6r a
    group run every Saturday morning, beginning
    at 7 a.m. at Current Running, 815 South
    Eighth St. All ages and abilities are welcome
    at these group runs and you don't need to be a
    member of the club to participate.
    SUBMITSDr For information on the runs or to learn
    he more about the Amelia Island Runners, write
    ie lights, to president@ameliaislandrunners.com.


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    FRI),\. No\ ivmB li 4.2011 SPORTS News-Lcadcr


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    Pope named rugby player of year

    Jacksonville Axemen play-
    er Apple Pope has been
    named the player of the year
    for the USA by the Rugby
    League International Rugby
    League Federation.
    Pope, a graduate of
    Fernandina Beach High
    School, was with the Axemen
    during their inaugural season
    in 2006 and has been a key
    player ever since.
    He was a big part of the
    2010 undefeated national
    championship season and,
    after selection to the USA

    ',Team, he
    has gone on
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    games and
    is the cur-
    rent USA
    Pope Pope
    also spent a
    season in
    Australia as he traveled with
    Axemen coach Spinner
    Howland to experience high-

    level rugby to improve his
    skill level during early 2010
    that has paid huge dividends
    "The Axemen players and
    fans cong'raltlatr' Apple Pope
    with this very prtestigioIus
    award and we hope thait the
    city of Jacksonville is proud of
    such an incredible achieve-
    ment from a local player,"
    Hlowland said.
    The list of international
    award winners can be seen


    The Fernandina Beach 11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Thurs- must provide masks, snorkels,
    Recreation Department (city days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. fins, booties and weight belts.
    website www.fbfl.us) offers: and Saturdays and Sundays Fee is $250 (additional fee for
    Peck Gym weight room is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peck check-out dives). Register at
    open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Gym. Atlantic Center. Call Kathy
    Monday through Friday and Coed exercise is from Russell at 277-7350.
    from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 6:30-7:30 pm. Tuesday and Shotokan karate classes
    Saturday and Sundays. Cost Thursdays at the MLK Center. for ages 6 and up with instruc-
    is $3 a day, $25 a month for Fee is $2 per class (city), $3 tor Jerry Williamson are from
    city residents ($31.25 non- (non-city). 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and
    city), $120 for sixth months Check out Central Park Wednesdays irr'the Peck
    ($150 non-city) or $180 for 12 tennis court keys at the Center auditorium. Fee is $40
    months ($225 non-city). Atlantic Avenue Recreation monthly for city residents ($45
    Personal training is available. Center ($5 deposit, refund- for non-city). Uniforms are
    Fee is $30 per session, $75 able if returned within.a year). available through the instruc-
    per week (three sessions) or Lap swim is from 6-9 a.m. tor. Register at the Atlantic
    $200 a month (two sessions and noon to 3 p.m. Monday Avenue Recreation Center.
    per week for four weeks). through Friday at Atlantic Atlantic Center pool pub-
    Monthly packages come-with Center. Cost is $2 a day lic swim hours are from from
    dietary analysis and food pro- Fernandina Beach Scuba 3-6 p.m. weekdays ($2) and
    gram. Call Jay at 277-7364. Club meets at 6 p.m. the sec- from noon to 5 p.m. week-
    Adult volleyball is from 7- pnd Friday at the Atlantic ends ($3).
    9 p.m. Tuesday and Fridays Avenue Recreation Center. Beach wheelchairs can
    at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per Call Kathy Russell, 753-1143, be reserved at the Atlantic
    day for city residents ($5 non). or email krussell@fbfl.org. Center; refundable $50
    Open basketball is Mon- For PADI open water deposit required. Two avail-
    days and Wednesdays from scuba certification, participants able. Call 277-7350.


    FERNANDINA BEACH Standings Open co-ed league Men's league
    PARKS & RECREATION Crab Trap 6-2 Oct. 26 Oct. 27
    DEPARTMENT Control Freaks 4-3 ANCFSporlswear 23 Capital Inventory 16
    Logic Mountain 4-3 First Coast Crane 7 Knuckleheads 13
    Recreational co-ed league Nassau Co. Schools 3-3
    Oct. 24 Callahan BBQ 3-4 Convergence Employee 15 Halltime Sports Bar 26
    Chili's Yulee 7 Halftime Sports Bar 2-4 Crawford Jewelers 14 Calchin' a Buzz 14
    Callahan BBQ (forfeit) 0 Chili's Yulee 2-5
    Halftime Sports Bar 18 P5 Productions 16
    Logic Mountain 7 Women's league Martex Services 7 Well Adjusted 6
    Halftime (forfeit) 0 Oct. 25
    Cormier's Cougars 7 Kabuki 18 P5 Productions 13
    Nassau Co. Schools 16 Mighty Mouse (forfeit) 0 Slider's 14 Halttime Sports Bar 12
    Control Freaks 5
    Hookin' Hitters 13 Halftime Sports Bar 18 Capital Inventory 20
    Crab Trap 7 PA.E. 4 Crawford Jewelers 8 Catchin' a Buzz 0
    Callahan BBQ (forfeit) 0
    Hookin' Hitters 32 First Coast Crane 27 Well Adjusted 24
    Nassau Co. Schools 14 Cormier's Cougars 18 Martex Se, ices 14 Knuckleheads 9
    Logic Mountain 12
    Mighty Mouse Aviation 15 Standings Standings
    Chili's Yulee 17 P.A.E. 9 Kabuki 9-1 P5 Productions 10-0
    Control Freaks 16 Halftime Sports Bar 8-2 Well Adjusted 7-3
    .Standings First Coast Crane 7-4 Hlalltime Sports Bar 5-5
    Crab Trap 7 Hookin' Hitters 9-1 ANO Sportswear 6-4 Capital Inventory 5-5
    Halftime (forfeit) 0 Cormier's Cougars 5-5 Crawford Jeweleis 4-6 Knuckleheads 3-7
    P.A.E. 4-6 Convergence Leasing 4-6 Catchin a Buzz 0-10
    Crab Trap 20 Mighty Mouse Aviation 2-8 Madex Services 2-9
    Chii's Yulee 5 Slider's 1-10

    2011 SCHEDULES

    Nov 11 State 1A. Orlando
    Varsity Football
    Nov 4 at West Nassau'


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    Nov 10 OAVLEAF
    Varsity Foo.ta;i
    Nov 4 at Calvary Chris'
    Nov 11 HAMILTON,
    " Senior night

    7 29

    r;ov 12
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    Winter basketball
    Join the McArthur Family YMCA this winter
    for its youth basketball league. Practices are
    Monday, Tuesdays or Thursday nights after
    5 p.m. with games on Fridays or Saturdays,
    depending on age group. The season runs
    from Nov. 28 to Feb. 11.
    Each participant will receive a basketball
    jersey and an award at the end of the season.
    Registration is open with a late fee starting
    Nov 11. The prices are $55 for members and
    $110 for non-members. The league is open to
    ages 4-14 (as of Aug. 1). For information, visit
    www.firstcoastymca.org or call 261-1080.

    The Vida Race Series annual Turkey Trot
    5K will take place Nov. 25 at Omni Amelia
    Island Plantation. A favorite of runners, partici-
    pants can race, run or walk through the shad-
    ed tree-canopied resort. Additionally, a one-
    mile youth fun run will be held immediately
    after the 5K is finished, so pint'-size junior
    family members can join in the fun.
    The courses will begin and end at the
    Omni Amelia Island Plantation Racquet Park
    parking lot, next to the Verandah Restaurant
    at 6800 First Coast Hwy.
    Check-in and day-of registration is from-7-
    7:45 a.m. The races begin at 8 a.m. Youth fun
    run begins at 9 a.m. Awards will be given out
    to the top overall male and female and the top
    two male and female winners in 14 age cate-'
    gories. All children in the one-mile run get an
    award for finishing.
    Pre-register by mail (forms can be found
    on AmelialslandRunners.com); in person
    (forms are available at the Omni Amelia
    Island Plantation Health & Fitness Center and
    the McArthur Family YMCA); or register
    online at Active.com. Cost is $25 per adult;
    $15 per child (12 and under). Save $5 and
    register before Nov.11. Make checks out to
    Vida Fitness; day-of registration checks and
    cash only will be accepted. All pre-registered
    participants receive a goody bag, which will
    include one race T-shirt and surprises from
    race sponsors. For information, call 277-

    Women ofPower5K
    The Women of Power 5K Run/Walk will be
    held at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at Main Beach. The
    fees are $20 through Nov. 4 and $25 there-
    after. The event benefits the Cedar Haven
    Transitional House for women moving from
    homelessness to housing independence.
    For information, visit www.active.com/run-
    runwalk-2011 or wop5krun.wordpress.com.

    Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
    pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and
    Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the petanque
    courts at the south end of the downtown mari-
    na. Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both
    horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling
    game. The public is always welcome to join.
    For information, call 491-1190.

    The annual Reindeer Run, now a half-
    marathon along with a 5K and children's run,
    is set for Dec. 3 and will include several new
    holiday-themed features for the whole family.
    The event is the most ambitious yet by the
    island's not-for-profit running club, Amelia
    Island Runners, and will be limited to the first
    500 entrants. Beginning and ending at Main
    Beach Park, the route will include North
    Fletcher Avenue, Fort Clinch State Park and
    historic Old Town. Each half-marathon finisher
    Will receive a medal.
    In addition to overall and age-group
    awards for the 13.1- mile half-marathon and
    5K, there will be awards for "in the middle"
    and "last reindeer in the herd." Other family-
    friendly features include a non-competitive
    children's fun run with Santa, live music on
    the route, mile marker trivia and a Christmas
    costume contest. The half-marathon will also
    be walker-friendly with a 3 1/2-hour time limit.
    A pasta dinner is being- planned for the
    evening before the event.
    The half-marathon race fee will be $55
    through Nov. 30, when registration closes.
    The 5K fee is $20 through Nov. 23, and $25
    from Nov. ,24 until Nov. 30. Members of
    Amelia Island Runners receive a $5 discount
    for either race.
    Entry into the one-mile children's fun run
    with Santa will be free with a gift donation to
    Toys for Tots (parents or guardians must fill
    out a registration form).
    Packet pickup will be Dec. 2 from noon to
    9 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
    Center. There will be no race-day registration.
    The half-marathon and 5K will start at 8
    a.m. and feature professional scoring, using
    ChampionChip timing. The children's run will
    start at 10:30 a.m.
    Proceeds will benefit the Healthy Start pro-
    gram, Friends of Fort Clinch and Amelia
    Island Runners'youth running programs.
    Call 491-4959 or visit www.Amelialsland
    Runners.corn, where a registration form and
    online registration are available. Registration
    forms can also be picked up at Current
    Running, the McArthur Family YMCA and
    other locations.

    Strides for Education walk/run
    Take Stock in Children, a statewide non-
    profit organization with a 16-year history of
    breaking the cycle of poverty by providing
    scholarships, mentors and hope, will present
    its inaugural "Stnrides For Education" 5K

    Walk/Run around the state Nov. 19 to help
    raise awareness and funds for Florida's low-
    income and at-risk youth who wish to pursue
    a college education.
    Many Take Stock in Children's "Strides For
    Education" 5K Walk/Runs will take place
    across Florida to benefit local programs in



    Brevard, Broward, Collier, Escambia,
    Franklin, Hendry, Immokalee, Lake, Lee,
    Miami-Dade, Nassau, Palm Beach, Pinellas,
    Sarasota and Sumter counties
    Take Stock in Children aims to have a few
    thousand participants statewide as a part of
    this first-ever fundraising effort, which will
    raise much needed funds to provide college
    scholarships for low-income students With
    the cost of tuition rising and significant
    increases of other college-related expenses,
    children throughout Florida are struggling
    more than ever to achieve their dreams of a
    college education.
    Take Stock in Children's "Strides For
    Education" 5K Walk/Runs are open to all indi-
    viduals; families, companies and local organi-
    zations and will feature family-friendly activi-
    ties, giveaways and much more. Registration
    is $35 per person, with all proceeds to benefit
    Take Stock in Children, which currently
    serves nearly 8,000 students in grades 6-12
    annually throughout 67 counties in Florida.
    Take Stock in Children is.currently seeking
    participants, volunteers and sponsors for this
    statewide effort. As an official sponsor, you
    can support Take Stock in Children and have
    your company name attached to all promo-
    tional materials, as well as displayed in key
    locations throughout Florida. Sponsors to
    date include the Helios Education
    Foundation, Comcast, Berkowitz, Dick,
    Pollack & Brant and Polio Tropical.
    To learn how you can participate, volun-
    teer or sponsor the event, call (888) 322-4673
    or visit give.takestockinchildren.org.

    Walk to stop diabetes Nov.12
    This year, more than 2,000 area residents
    will come together to be part of the Stop
    Diabetes movement at the Step Out: Walk to
    Stop Diabetes Nov. 12 at Jacksonville Zoo
    and Gardens, the one-day signature fundrais-
    ing walk benefiting the American Diabetes
    Every dollar raised through Step Out plays
    an important role in supporting the associa-
    tion's mission: to prevent and cure diabetes
    and to improve the lives of all people affected
    by diabetes.
    Today, there are nearly 26 million
    Americans including over 120,000 in North
    Florida/South Georgia who have diabetes.
    While an estimated 18.8 million have been
    diagnosed, unfortunately, 7 million people are
    unaware that they have the disease. If current
    trends continue, one in three American adults
    will have diabetes by 2050.
    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes provides
    an opportunity everyone to come together for
    a fun, healthy activity. It's an event for anyone
    who wants to support the association and
    raise critical funds that will help stop diabetes.
    For information, visit diabetes.org/stepout
    or call 1-888-DIABETES.

    Baseball and softball umpires can join the
    fastest growing umpires association in North-
    east Florida, the River City Umpires Associa-
    tion. River City Umpires is currently recruiting
    men and women interested in officiating
    baseball and softball. If you live or work in
    Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Putnam, St.
    Johns or Nassau County, contact Terry
    Padgett at (904) 879-6442 or visit

    Organized bike rides
    There are organized bicycle rides in
    Fernandina Beach and around Amelia Island
    Thursday starting at 9 a.m. and Saturdays
    starting at 8:30 a.m., weather permitting. All
    rides start from Main Beach. Park near the
    miniature golf course.
    Cyclists of all abilities are welcome. The
    ride will be around 30 miles with rest stops
    along the way and loops back to the starting
    point at around 10 miles before continuing on
    the remaining 20 miles of the route. Lunch
    after the ride is optional.
    Bicycle helmets are mandatory as well as
    a bicycle in good working condition. These
    rides are led by Don Eipert in conjunction with
    the North Florida Bicycle Club. Contact him at
    261-5160. Sign up for email notices at www
    ameliaislandcycling.com or www.nfbc us.

    Sports association
    Nassau County Sports Association meets
    at 7 p m. the first Tuesday at the county build-
    ing, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609.

    Sailing Club meets
    The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
    first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
    Acres. Social hour at 630 p.m; meeting at
    7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Bill Bass at
    277-4398 or wwbass@bellsouth.net or visit
    www.ameliaislandsailing org.

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

    Gator Bowl tickets on sale
    TaxSlayer com has announced its multi-
    year partnership with the Gator Bowl
    Association as the new title sponsor begin-
    ning with the 2012 Gator Bowl
    The TaxSlayer com Gator Bowl will take
    place at 1 p m Jan. 2 at EverBank Field in
    Jacksonville Tickets are $80 for VIP and S60
    for stadium seats Club seats are sold out
    Tickets are available for purchase through

    Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at
    www gatorbowl com

    To submit an item for this ciim,n. contactt
    Beth Jones at 261-3696 or e 'mw/l to
    bjones@f.)bnewsleader c m

    Display Advertising deadline for Wednesday is 3 p.m. Friday
    Classified Advertising deadline is 5:00 p.m. Monday.
    Display Advertising deadline for Friday is 3 p.m. Tuesday
    Classified Advertising deadline is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.
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    )ptiof to hop on a
    rawn carriage for a

    short tour in the Historic
    District and ride the trolley to
    the inns at the beach.
    In the spirit of the season,
    guests can enjoy the tour.
    knowing that ticket purchas-
    es will help the Barnabas
    Center, an organization
    devoted to providing assis-
    tance to individuals and fami-
    lies in crisis throughout
    Nassau County. Barnabas
    will receive a portion of the

    proceeds from the sale of
    tickets and from the associa-
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    Amelia Island.
    The association is excited
    to welcome several inns back
    to the tour that have been
    absent during changes in
    ownership: the Florida House
    Inn, the Blue Heron Inn (for-
    merly Ash Street Inn) and .
    the Amelia Oceanfront Inn
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    Petanque tourney Nov. 12 & 13
    On the weekend of Nov. 12 and 13, downtown
    Fernandina Beach will look and sound like any
    typical town on the French Mediterranean.
    Over 260 competitors (in teams of two) will be play-
    ing p6tanque (pronounced pay-tonk), the French
    cousin of horseshoes and."bocce," the Italian bowling
    game. Teams are coming from 23 states, Canada and
    Europe to compete in the 2011 P6tanque America Open,
    .a unique international p6tanque tournament held for
    the third year in a row on Amelia Island.
    'Two years ago, hardly anyone on the island had
    ever heard of the game. Now 14 local teams are training
    and eager to compete against the visitors. That's exactly
    what I was hoping for when I first saw the downtown
    waterfront: boats, breeze, sunshine and a huge open
    area. The perfect spot to play p6tanque!" said Philippe
    Boets, president and founder of Petanque America, who
    moved his operation to the island in the summer of
    Adds Boets, "The incredible variety of accommoda-
    tions, restaurants and bars within walking distance has
    been a major factor in the steady growth of the event"
    In fact, that is what first drew Boets to Amelia Island.
    PETANQUE Continued on 2B




    For the News-Leader
    The word has spread
    among world-class perform-
    ers: there is a little island off.
    Florida's Atlantic coast that
    will give them a warm wel-
    come and an appreciative
    audience. From chamber
    music to jazz, blues to
    Americana, award-winning
    have made
    their way to
    perform in
    our saloons,
    fort and think about
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    quently rec- Vezner
    artists and their music, but
    hardly ever know the names
    of those who created the
    music to begin with. When we
    listen to popular songs on the
    radio or pay big bucksandto see
    a "star" at a live performance,
    we don't often think about
    where that music might have
    come from. That's the magic
    of songwriting, even more so
    when the songwriter is equal-
    ly talented a singer and
    Take Jon Vezner, for exam-
    ple. Vezner left his Minnesota
    home for Nashville in January
    1986 and within that first year
    he had songs recorded by
    Reba McEntire and Ronnie
    Milsap, followed by Lorrie
    Morgan's first single in 1987,
    "Train Wreck of Emotion."
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    The Dynamic Les DeMerle Band
    Birthday Bash
    will be held at
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    Nov.5, with The
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    Bonnie Eisele at7 and 9 p.m. both
    nights. Music charge is$15 per per-.
    son.Gennaro's South at'Park Place is
    located.at 5472 First Coast Hwy.,
    Amelia Island. ReserVations are sug-
    gested by calling 491-1999 or email-
    ing info@gennaros2@hotmail.com.
    Celebrate Les' birthday with
    Bonnie, jazz organist Scott Giddens
    and special guest, multi-instrumen-
    talist Bill Prince, while enjoying
    Italian cuisine and fine wine in an
    intimate cabaret setting.
    Stop by ARC Nassau. 86051
    Hamilton St. in Yulee (off US 17
    North) on Nov. 5 from 8 a.m.-noon
    for a huge fundraising yard sale. All
    proceeds benefit adults with devel-
    opmental disabilities who are sup-
    ported by ARCs programs and serv-
    Shop for men's. women's and chil-
    dren's clothing. books/tapes/old
    records, tools. home decor, lamps.
    kitchen items. glassware. small elec-
    tric items. furniture, jewelry.
    Christmas decor. toys. puzzles and
    more. Visit http//arcnassau.org.
    A "Venetian Masquerade" will be
    held at The Ritz-Carlton. Amelia
    Island on Nov. 12 starting at 6:30 p.m.
    to benefit Amelia Island Montessori

    School. Tickets include open bar,
    live music with Jacksonville's The
    Cover Bandculinary delights and
    the chance to bid on silent and live
    auctions including a Disney family
    getaway package. Daytona race
    experiences, trips of a lifetime and
    an array of other items that will allow
    -you to complete your holiday shop-
    ping in style. Masks will be available
    for purchase at the door. Tickets are
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    tion and to purchase tickets, or call

    RIDE FOp P O: m
    A benefit motorcycle ride will be
    held on Nov.12 for Chas Kerlin
    Carnes. born on April 19.2010 with a
    condition known as Hypoplastic
    Left heart Syndrome that requires
    multiple open-heart surgeries. He is
    preparing for his third and eventual-
    ly will need a heart transplant.
    Ride registration is at 9:30 a.m.
    Nov. 12 at Sliders Seaside Grill in
    Fernandina Beach. Kickstands up at
    11 a.m. with stops including Bar Z.
    Garage Bar (was Dale's Beer Bucket),
    Tucker's Highway 17 and ending at
    Cotton Eyed Joe's at 5 p.m. A 50/50
    drawing is $5 for six tickets and $1
    each additional. Registration fee is
    $25 per bike/vehicle. $5 per
    rider/passenger. Dinner included.
    Non-rider fees are a $10 donation at
    Cotton Eyed Joe's and $5 per meal
    ticket. For information call Denise
    Taylor at 583-0807.



    Fi DAY. NCVTMBER 4.2011 LEISURE News-Leader

    The Coalition for the
    Reduction/Elimination of
    Ethnic Disparities in Health
    invites the community to join it,
    for the fourth annual World
    AIDS Day Banquet on Dec.
    10 at St. Peter's Episcopal
    Church hall, 801 Atlantic
    Ave. Speaker will be Rod L.
    Brown, Florida Department of
    Health, Area 4 Program AIDS
    Office. Social hour is from 6-7
    p.m. and program from 7-9
    p.m. Tickets are $30. Contact
    Betty Wilson at 277-5335;
    Starleatha Pollard at 583-
    2588; John D'Agnese at 261-
    6044; Jennett Wilson-Baker at
    556-3363; Lena Gurley at
    491-0915; or William H.A
    Collins at (904) 662-7015.
    * *
    The Friends of the
    Fernandina Beach Library
    Book Sale will be held at the
    Peck Center Gym, 516
    South 10th St., today and
    Nov. 5 with 40-plus categories
    of books, audio books, CDs,
    DVDs, children's books and
    more most ranging from 50
    cents to $3.
    Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    today and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Nov. 5, with fire-sale mark-
    downs Saturday afternoon.
    Proceeds benefit the Fernan-
    dina library. For information
    email FernandinaLib
    Friends@gmail.com or visit
    www.nassaureads.com and
    click on Friends of the Library.
    * *
    Ballroom dance class
    taught by Adrianna Dunton
    starts Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at
    Bean School of Dance, 23
    N. Third St. Wednesday is
    the Dead Diva Workout and
    Musical Theater. Call 261-
    DANC. Visit www.bean-
    * *
    A radio-controlled model
    boat fun sail and exhibition
    will be held Nov. 5 from 10
    a.m.-noon at Amelia Island
    Plantation. All model boats
    welcome, working or stati, fin-
    ished or not, except gas pow-
    ered. Spectators, including
    supervised children, especial-
    ly welcome. Call Hal Mather
    at 261-6420 for details or to
    arrange for a pass at the
    security gate.
    * *
    The Newcomers Club of
    Amelia Island will host its
    monthly coffee on Nov. 10
    at 10:30 a.m. All women who
    reside in Nassau County (no
    matter how long you have
    lived here) are welcome to
    attend. For information and
    location contact Debbie Price
    at deb203@aol.com or 310-
    6060; or visit http://newcomer-
    * *
    The Rotary Club of
    Amelia Island Sunrise will
    hold its second annual
    Amelia Challenge fundrais-
    ing event on Nov. 12 at
    Fernandina Beach High
    School. Title sponsor, Baptist
    Medical Center Nassau, is
    committed for the second
    year. First Coast Community
    Bank and Florida Public .
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    Gold sponsors.
    The event combines
    sportive and intellectual chal-
    lenges to support local chari-
    ties. Biking, running, walking
    and brain teasing challenges
    will be included in the line-up
    of activities that start at 9 a.m.
    New AC Challenge sponsors
    include: Sonny's Bar-B-Q,
    Red Otter Outfitters and Club
    14 Fitness.
    Teams of four can register
    online at www.ameliachal-
    lenge.com, or by contacting
    Mark Dennis at 583-1887.
    Additional sponsorship oppor-
    tunities are still available. Visit

    An open car and truck
    show will be held Nov. 12
    from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at
    Quality Health of Fernan-
    dina Beach, 1625 Lime St., to
    benefit Adopt and Angel.
    There will be food, sodas,
    prizes, raffles and more.
    * *
    St. Marys Little Theatre
    will host "Dancing to the
    Oldies" Nov. 12 at Borrell
    Creek Landing in St. Marys,
    Ga., to introduce the commu-
    nity to the players of the the-
    ater and participate in a dinner
    and dance in the spirit of the
    1950s and '60s. Prizes will be
    awarded for the best cos-
    tumes and Elvis might make
    an appearance. Live and
    Direct Entertainment featuring
    Michael Jacobs will provide
    the music. The evening will
    feature a retro dinner, silent
    auction and souvenir photos.
    For reservations email bar-
    m. Tickets are $35 per per-
    son. For information about the
    theater visit www.stmaryslit-
    tletheatre.com or call (912)


    "My Fair Lady" is at
    Alhambra Theatre and
    Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
    Jacksonville. 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 starts
    at 11:15 am. Sunday matinee
    is at 2 p.m. Doors open at
    noon and the buffet starts at
    12:15 p.m. Group sales are
    available. Tickets start at $42
    for adults and $35 for children
    and include dinner, show and
    parking. Call the box office at
    (904) 641-1212 or visit on line
    at www.alhambrajax.com.
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    "The Revenge of the
    Space Pandas" will be at
    the Florida State College at
    Jacksonville, South
    Campus, Nathan H; Wilson
    Center for the Arts, Main
    Stage, 11901 Beach Blvc.,
    Jacksonville, today and
    Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 6
    at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12, with
    discounts for senior, military
    and students and FSCJ stu-
    dents, faculty and staff. Call
    (904) 646-2222.
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    Artistic Concoctions, in cooperation with
    O'Neal Memorial Baptist Church, 474257
    State Road 200, will host a choral reunion
    Dec. 16-18. If you were in chorus, madrigals,
    musical theater or Sapphire at Femandina
    Beach High School from 1991-2006, you are
    invited to assist Nanette Autry in planning the
    event. Please call Autry at 321-7867 or email
    her at nononan45@hotmail.com.
    Sunday Musicale
    Tickets are now on sale for Amelia Arts
    Academy's 20th anniversary Sunday
    Musicale season. The first concert is La Vie
    En Rose Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. featuring Amelia
    Arts Academy instructor and vocalist Emma
    Bledsoe performing selections with a French
    theme at a private home on Amelia Island.
    The opening act will feature vocal siudeni
    Alex Enlow. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, libations
    and mingle with the artists. Tickets are $45
    each or $120 for the season and available by
    calling 277-1225.
    Dec. 4 will feature Jacksonville Symphony
    Orchestra principal cellist Alexei Romanenko
    performing several of J.S. Bach's Cello,
    Suites, and March features Pegge Ealum on
    flute with a jazz trio performing Claude
    Bolling's Picnic Suite at PLAE.
    The Fernandina Beach Drum Circle
    meets the first Monday of each month from
    7-9 p.m. at the DeeDee Bartel Nature Center
    and North End Boat Ramp. One need not
    possess or purchase a drum to participate. .
    Instrumentation centers on drums and per-
    cussion but masy include other instruments
    such as flutes, didgendoous and other non-
    percussion instruments
    Follow 14th Shreelt North to. he end Go
    past Bosque Bellc. Cemetery and Old Town
    over bridge and iithen leh i'.,ard the old pc.gy
    plant. The entrance is on nihi Call Barbara
    Hill at (904) 556-3219 oi Doug Byron at
    .(904) 556-1606.
    Amelia Island Coffee
    Amelia Island Coffee,.207 Centre St.,
    hosts a music circle on Saturdays from 7:30-
    10 p.m. featuring great local musicians
    Admission is free and all are welcome. Come
    enjoy dessert, coffee and music.
    Amelia River Cruises
    Amelia River Cruises' Adult "BYOB"
    Twilight Tours are held from 7-9 p.m. Friday
    and Saturday. Tickets are $29 per person at
    1 North Front St., Fernandina Beach, or call
    261-9972 or book online at www.ameliariver-
    cruises.com. Larry LeMier tonight- Gray
    Edenfield Nov. 5 and 11; Terry Smith Nov'
    Dog StarTavemr
    Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St., live

    and playwright David Mamet
    is entertaining for children and
    adults. As Binky Rudich and
    his pals Vivian and Bob (the
    talking sheep) experiment
    with Binky's new invention, a
    two-speed clock, they are
    ,suddenly transported to the
    alien planet of Crestview ruled
    by a cruel tyrant and guarded
    by a garrison of not-too-bright

    Fernandina Little Theatre
    will hold open auditions for
    The Glass Menagerie, by
    Tennessee Williams, Nov. 8
    and 10 at 7 p.m. at 1014
    Beech St. Bring your calen-
    The story of a mother, her
    son and her daughter brings
    to life human beings who cling
    to a dream world that can so
    easily be shattered into jag-
    ged pieces, as illusion is
    destroyed by reality. One of
    the great dramas of the
    American stage. Needed are
    two men ages 20-40 and two
    women ages 20-60.
    Performances will be Feb. 4-
    11. Rehearsals are two to
    three weeknights and some-
    times Saturday afternoon.
    Ron Kurtz directs. Also need-
    ed are stage crew. For infor-
    mation email fltplaydpeo-
    * *
    Disney's "Beauty and the
    Beast" will be performed at
    the Times Union Center's

    SONG Continuedfrom 1B
    Around that same time he
    met Kathy Mattea, a young
    demo singer working as a
    waitress, when her car need-
    ed to be jump-started.. They
    married soon after but chose
    to keep'their professional
    lives separate and be judged
    for their own talents she as
    a recording artist and he as a
    That all changed in 1989,
    when Vezler wrote
    "Where've You Been," a true
    story about his grandparents.
    When Mattea recorded the
    song it was honored with a
    Grammy Award for "Best
    Country Song" and the
    Nashville Songwriters
    Association's "Song of the
    Year." Vezner was subse-
    quently named "Songwriter of
    the Year" by the NSAI.
    More of Vezner's songs
    recorded by Mattea include
    "A Few Goodi Things
    Remain," "'ime Passes By,"
    "The Innocent Years."

    music. Visit Dog Star on Facet
    Green Turtle
    The Green Turtle, 14 S. Th
    music. Call 321-2324.
    The Hammerhead
    The Hammerhead, 2045 S(
    Ave., karaoke on Sunday nigh
    "O0" DJ. Follow The Hammerhe
    Facebook at Hammerheadbar
    Instant Groove
    The Instant Groove plays e
    night at The Ritz-Carlton, Ame
    O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eat
    Centre St., free trivia each Mo
    p.m.; wine tasting the Third Tue
    p.m., with 10 wines for $10 aio
    cheese and crackers and live
    dart tournament every Tuesda
    Dan Voll Tuesdays from 7 30 -
    Turner London Band -hursda'
    p.m.-midnight and Friday and
    8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Call 261
    Palace Saloon
    The Palace Saloon. 117 CE
    Monday nights reggae wilh PI
    Chillakaya One; Tuesdays Bu
    Project; Wednesdays Wes Co
    Hupp & Rob in the Palace & D
    Sheffield's Fridays and Saiurc
    bands and DJ Anonymous al
    Bill Childers at 491-3332 or er
    alacesaloon corn
    Picante Grill, Rotissene an
    SR 200 Suite 2, Yulee has lii
    first and last Saturday of the n
    10pm Call 310-9221 Visit w
    nassau cornm
    Sandy Bottoms
    Sandy Bornoms at Main Be
    Atlannc Ave, live entertainme
    Call 310-6904. Visit
    www.SandyBottomsAmeiia cc
    Slides Seaside Grill
    Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998
    Ave., The Macy's in the loung
    p.m. Friday and Saturdays; s
    lounge Sundays from 4-7 p m
    tiki bar Wednesdays from 5 3'
    live music in the bar all week
    6652. Visit www slidersseasid
    Sliders on Facebook and Twit
    The Sud Restaurant and B
    Fletcher Ave live music 5-9 p
    and 6-10 p rn weekends C-l

    Moran Theater Nov. 8-13. To
    order by phone with Visa,
    MasterCard, American
    Express or Discover call 1 -
    888-860-BWAY. Tickets are
    also available online with
    instant seat selection at
    This is the classic story of
    Belle, a young woman in a
    provincial town, and the
    Beast, who is really a young
    prince trapped in a spell
    placed by an enchantress. If
    the Beast can learn to love
    and be loved, the curse will
    end and he will be trans-
    formed to his former self. But
    time is running out. If the.
    Beast does not learn t'is les-
    son soon, he and his house-
    hold will be doomed for all '
    * *
    "Letters Home," a play
    that puts the current wars in
    Afghanistan and Iraq front
    and center by bringing to
    life actual letters written by
    soldiers serving in the
    Middle East, without pojiti-
    cizing, will play Nov. 9 at
    7:30 p.m. at the Wilson
    Center for the Arts, Florida
    State College at Jacksonville's
    South Campus, 11901 Beach
    Blvd., Jacksonville, with a
    post-show chat with the cast.
    Tickets are $36 for the gener-
    al public and $12 for military
    personnel and their families.
    This performance is recom-
    mended for ages 12 and up.

    Ticket information
    Grammy Award-win-
    ning singer/songwriter Jon
    Vezner will perform at "An
    Evening of Story & Song"
    in Burns Hall at St. Peter's
    Episcopal Church in down-
    town Fernandina Beach on
    Saturday. Open seating at
    7:15 p.m.; show starts at 8
    p.m. A $15 donation to the
    artist is requested. Call
    277-2664 for information.

    "Calling My Name," "Trust
    Me" and,'most recently, the
    touching ballad "Ashes in the
    Wind." Other artists saw the
    potential in Vezner's songwrit-
    ing: he has now been record-
    ed by a varied list of artists
    such as Martina McBride,
    Janis Ian, John Mellencamp,
    Nancy Griffith, Faith Hill,
    Clay Walker, Diamond Rio
    and Native American record-
    ing artist Bill Miller.
    It's not every day that
    singer/songwriter-s of Jon

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    tions to perform in places like
    Amelia Island, when they've
    played much larger venues
    like Carnegie Hall or the
    Ryman Auditorium in
    Nashville especially when
    they pay their own travel
    expenses with no guaranteed
    income. But "An Evening of
    Story & Song," the popular
    music series hosted by Mark
    and Donna Paz Kaufman and
    sponsored by First Coast
    Community Bank and Mixed
    Media, has developed quite a
    reputation for having support-
    ive audiences, a comfortable
    setting in which to perform
    and for providing artists the
    ability to make new friends
    and fans.
    Another Grammy nomi-
    nee, Gretchen Peters, is
    already set to perform here
    on May 12. When apprecia-
    tive audiences keep showing
    up for these performances,
    the artists will keep on com-
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    be next?

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    Looking for a place to call
    home after moving from
    book. Call 277- France to Greensboro, S.C.,
    so his wife could care for her
    ailing mother, Boets used
    Google Earth to assess the
    ird St., live walkability of different com-
    munities. As he zeroed in on
    downtown Fernandina, he
    was impressed with the vari-
    outh Fletcher ety of restaurants "Spanish,
    ts with Daddy Japanese, Italian, French!" he
    ead on exclaims as well as the
    r Islandbbq. vibrant and quaint business
    district surrounded by resi-
    dential neighborhoods. When
    Dach Thursday he zoomed in on the harbor,
    hlia Island. he was sold, says Boets, who
    was instrumental in develop-
    ing the city's two petanque
    tery, 318 courts at the downtown
    nday at 7 30 waterfront.
    esday at 6 30 The native of Belgium
    )ng with grew up playing the game,
    entertainment which he notes was a staple
    y al 7 30 p m during his family's annual for-
    11 30 p m the ays to the beach when he was
    y hcrm 8 30 a child. It is easy to learn,
    Saturday from requires no athletic prowess,
    -10C00 VisOi is cheap and appropriate for
    all ages and abilities, says
    Boets, whose passion for
    petanque is infectious.
    entire SI. While he does hold the
    hi PilI and license for petanque materials
    ck Smith in America, Boets says it defi-
    )bb, Thursdays nitely isn't about the money,
    )J Buca in but about uniting people of
    days regional different backgrounds and
    Sheffield's Call ages for a common purpose -
    mail biil@lhep- fun outdoors and friendly
    -P6tanque America was
    founded in 1991 to promote
    d Bar, 464073 the game in the U.S. and to
    ve music every provide players with equip-
    nonlh Iror 7- ment at affordable prices,
    Vww picanie- says Boets, who organizes
    demonstrations and tourna-
    ments and assists parks
    and recreation depart-
    9ach. 2910 ments, landscape designers,
    nl every nighl schools, resorts and any
    other organization interested
    Im in the gamd.
    He got the idea when he
    saw North American tourists
    SS Fletcher in France watching a
    e from 6-10 petanque game from afar,
    shaggin' in the afraid to interupt or approach
    i, Pill Pli in the the players about the
    0-9 30 p.m foreign passtime. Boets
    and Call 277- intervened, and in no time
    Je corn Join people of different countries
    ter and languages were united by
    tossing hollow metal balls.
    From there, the business took
    3ar 31199 Soulh off.
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    I 2"1 5711 at this year's tournament will
    be hooked also, and encour-.
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    riesjax.org. least part of the weekend.
    Preliminary j'ounds start
    USEUMS on Saturday morning along
    the Fernandina Harbor
    Amelia Island Marina downtown, with finals
    History scheduled Sunday afternoon.
    at 5:30 p.m. to Competition for the $7,500
    the town's most purse will be stiff and guaran-
    torious or other- tees spectacular performanc-
    c pubs and es by players of all ages, from
    cket will get you novices to champions -
    each establish- including members d'f the
    earful of colorful USA and Canada national
    he places you teams and two top champions
    as those you see from France: Marco Foyot
    ray. and Darriien Hureau.
    re $25 per person To complement the
    must show ID); Riviera experience, Ricard
    at the train depot pastis, the anise flavored
    Fernandina drink so typical of the South
    arvations required. of France, will be available on
    a at 261'-7378, the spot as well as at bars and
    hea@ameliamu- restaurants around the island,
    such as Caf6 Karibo, which
    * boasts two genuine petanque
    in the ghost tour courts.
    melia Island At the tournament site,
    as as the past one can also sample classic
    through the Mediterranean fare like
    telling of your grilled merguez (lamb
    our begins at 6 sausage) and enjoy live music
    riday like clock- from around the world.
    ;ts approximately The public is welcome all
    eet your guide in weekend to watch and try out
    Behind St. the game around the tourna-
    copal Church, ment grounds. Equipment
    Ave. Tickets may will be made available free
    d at the museum of charge by Petanque
    s and $5/stu- America. On Friday afternoon
    ict Thea at 261- there will be clinics and
    05 or Thea@ demonstrations.
    um.org. Visit www.petanque-ameri-
    ca-open.net to learn more.
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    Petanque originated in
    Provence in the early
    1900's as a simplified ver-
    sion of an older outdoor
    bowling game.
    The aim is to toss, or
    roll, a number of hollow
    metal balls bouleses") as
    close as possible to a small
    wooden target ball. Players
    take turns and the team
    that ends up nearest-to the
    target ball when all balls
    are played, wins.
    No special skill Is
    required, seniors can play
    with children, the equip-
    ment is inexpensive. The
    game is simple, fun, relax-
    ing yet competitive, and a
    perfect way to make new
    Over the past 20 years
    its popularity has grown
    worldwide, with national
    leagues in 88 countries.

    FRIDoA, Nl-,\EMBER4.2011 LEISURE News-Leader


    Six times each year the
    Nouveau Art Committee at
    the' Island Art Association, 18
    N. Second St., Fernandina
    Beach accepts entries from
    members and -on-members
    for a themed and juried show
    with prizes awarded.
    December's theme is Four
    Seasons and submissions will
    be accepted Dec. 5 from 9
    am. until noon at the gallery.
    Or submit work earlier at the
    gallery front desk Each artist
    may submit two pieces, up to
    36 inches by 36 inches per
    piece, with hanging wires and
    framed unless a gallery can-
    vas is used. Fee is 825 per
    entry (slightly less for mem-
    bers). Submit original paint-
    ings. sculptures, stained or
    fused glass. collage and other
    media. Complete guidelines-
    are available at islandart.oig.
    The reception and award
    ceremony is Dec. 10 from 5-9
    p-.m. Nouveau Art provides

    Acrylic painting classes
    with Kathy Matu-er are
    Friday from 2-4:30 p.m. All
    levels. Beginners welcome.
    New painting instruction each
    week, S30 per class Call 261-
    Watercolor workshops
    with William Maurer are
    Friday from 10 a.m.-12.30
    p.m All levels welcome. Cost
    is .40 drop-in or S210 for six
    weeks. Call 261-8276. Pencil
    sketch outdoors around town.
    with Maurer every Thursday
    from 10 a.m. to noon, -40.
    Meet at Amelia Island Coffee.
    Shop on Centre Street Learin
    to plein air sketch and
    improve your paintings. Call
    Craft fundraiser
    Vernacular Crafts by Pat
    Calhoun will have handcraft-.
    ed beaded jewelry along with
    keychains, bookmarks and
    ceiling fan pull chains in.deco-
    rative and Fernandina Beach .
    and Yulee team colors for sale
    oustide Walmart in
    - Fernandina Beach on Nov. 4
    A percentage of the proceeds
    will go to LaVerne Mitchell
    Ministries for the Cedar
    Haven Transitional House for
    homeless worsen. Direct
    donations also appreciated
    IslandArt classes
    Upcoming classes and
    events at the Island Art
    Association Education Center,
    18 N. Second St include-
    Nov 5.9a.rnm -4 p.m .
    Sculptural Books. instructor
    Eliza Holliday. 556-2517, fee
    Nov. 12, Artrageous
    Artwalk open reception fiom
    5-8 p:m. with featured artist
    Joyce Karsko. *
    Nov. 14. 15. 16, 9-30
    a.m.-3:30p.m.. Watercolor Furi
    Workshop, instructor Billd
    IvFatu-r, 261-8276, fee 8300.
    Nov 15. 7 p.m.. general
    meeting with guest speaker
    Chad Bridges who will teach
    how to create YouTube
    videos to promote your art-

    work Free to everyone.
    a Nov. 29, 7-9 p m.. Dec.
    19.9 a.m.-noon. Figure
    Drawing, model fee 85, con-
    tact Paul Massing at 321-0738.
    Nov 19. 10-11a.m. and
    11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,
    Children's Art age-. 6-9 years:
    1-2-15 p in. Middle School
    Art, 10-13 years. Contact the
    gallery at 261-7020 or email
    These classes are free. thanks
    to the Woodcock Foundation
    of Jacksonville and the
    Plantation Ladies Association.
    Thursday Morning
    Painters. 9a.m.-1230 p.m..
    contact Gretchen Williams,
    491-3171 or gretchwi@com-
    cast net
    Thursday Afternoon
    Painters, 1-5 p.m.. contact
    Jean Riley, 261-5471 or
    rileystard ust'St'bellsout h. net.
    For a complete schedule of
    events and classes or to rent
    the Education Center visit
    www.islandart org or call 261-
    Ats forum
    Arts and Culture Nassau-
    will hold a Social Miledia
    Community Forum-Nov. 5
    from 10 a.ni..to noon. at the
    Betty P. Cook Nassau Center.
    Building A, Nassau Room,
    76346 William Burgess Blvd..
    The free event will feature
    ' a presentation on using social
    Media to promote the arts by
    Deanna Cartenbush, a public
    relation's professional who
    specializes in creating social'
    media marketing for her
    clients, who are primarily
    involved with grassroots,
    community outreach and
    brand marketing campaigns.
    The agenda will focus on
    .ways that local arts organiza-
    tions can effectively use social
    media outlets to showcase
    their programs.
    Art reception
    Seventh Street Gallery, 14
    S. Seventh St.. will hold a
    reception for artist Jose -
    Garcia on Nov. 12 from noon-
    3 p.m. featuring a feat some '
    bull gator named Col.
    Thaddeus Eliiah Beauregard
    and a quarrelsome brawny"
    See the newest pieces and
    catch up on the scandalous
    developments on the
    Se-rengeti.. Rippl?'s ,f di cord.
    are occurring with the unex-
    pected'arrival of my-thical
    inhabitants of the deep. Call
    Pet portraits
    -Pet Portraits just in time
    for the holidays local busi-
    nesses Boston Photography
    and Redbones Dog Bakery
    and Boutique are teaming up
    on Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to.5
    p.m. to provide an opportuni-
    ty for professional pet por-
    Portraits will be taken at
    Redbones and will be avail-
    able for private vievying at
    Boston Photography within
    one week and orders will be
    available before Dec 1
    A portion of the proceeds
    will go to the Nqssau Humane

    Society. Schedule your
    appointment at Redbones. 809
    S. Eighth St. For information
    call 321-0020,
    Christmas at Nook
    The Second Saturday
    Artwalk Nov. 12 will include a
    Christmas Art Preview at the
    Pineault Art Nook at North
    3rd Traders, 13 N. Third St..
    Fernandina Beach. Alongside
    new canvases will be the
    newest of Sandra J. Pineault's
    original collaged greeting
    cards Both large and small
    cards can be framed as
    another type of gift, and col-
    laged checkbook cards are
    perfect for notions or stock-
    ing stuffers. Beginning and
    experienced collectors will
    find one-of-a kind art from the
    very affordable to the extrava-
    gant among Pineault's offer-
    ings. The artist is always
    available for consultation.

    Artist Bill Mauer and The
    Island Art Association will
    present a watercolor fun
    workshop Nov. 14-16 from
    9-30 a m.-3.30 p ni. each day
    at 18 N. Second St. Fee is
    S300 per student
    -Each day will start with 30
    minutes of instruction, then
    participants will paint "plein
    air" near the IAA Art
    Education Center downtown.
    or in the studio with prese-
    lected sketches or photos ,
    during bad weather.
    Participants will-receive a syl-
    labus. Bring outdoor gear.
    easel and/or folding stool. "
    sketch box, sun and insect
    protection, etc.
    Contact Maurer at 261-
    8276 or w.maurer@comcast:
    net to register. A 8100 nonre-
    fundable-deposit will guaran-
    tee your spot.
    Plantation gallery
    The Plantation Artists'
    Guild and Gallery welcomes
    -everyone to the fall show
    Nov. 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. with
    new presentations by mem-
    bers. a ':show within a show"
    and a nu mber of paintings
    available at S100 each.-Osprey
    Village will provide wine and
    appetizers. '
    Meet the artists and find
    art and gift ideas.
    The gallery is located at 94
    Village Circle in the Spa and
    Shops at Omni Amelia Island
    Plantation. Call 432-1750.
    The Island Sisters
    Handicraft Sale will be held
    Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at
    Palmetto Walk, with hand-
    made knitled items, scarves.
    shawls, baby blankets, holi-
    day decorated gift bags. jewel-
    ry, home accessories, hand-
    made cards, key rings,
    themed frames and more.
    The "sisters" are Lbri
    Perrotta, Debbie Haynam,
    Jean Jones and Sara Arenella.
    A portion of the proceeds will
    benefit the Nassau Humane
    Contact Lori Perrotta at

    News-Leader PSA

    COOKIE ConHfiitedfri-om IB
    (formerly 1735 House). For the first time
    since 2004 there will be eight inns on the
    tour. Due to the increase in number of inns,
    tour hours have been extended for guests to
    begin touring at noon.
    To help cover some ground and to make a
    more enjoyable day, Amelia Island Carriages
    and Amelia Island Trolleys will carry guests
    between inns. Most inns are close together. *
    so walking is a great option too..
    Tour tickets are $25. The association is
    again pleased to offer a VIP Package for 8150
    that includes two tickets to the Cookie Tour.
    an association cookbook and a certificate

    FILM Continued from IB
    Heat." "3-10 to Yuma" and "The Rounders" -
    had rugged good looks, a long and successful
    career and a glamorous Hollywrood life Yet
    the man who could be accessible and chai rn-
    ing on -creen retreated to a deeply private
    world he created behind closed doors
    Glenn Ford.. A Life. published by the
    University of Wisconsin Press, chronicles the
    volatile life,'relationships and career of the
    actor, beginning %with his move from Canada
    to California and his initial discovery of the-
    ater It follows Ford's career in diverse media
    - from film to television to radio and shows
    how Ford shifted effortlessly between genres.
    playing major roles in dramas, noir. westerns
    and romances
    The 1957 classic "3.10 To Yuma" will be
    shown Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at Fernandina Little
    Theatre in honor of Glenn Ford, introduced
    by his son. This blockbuster by Columbia is
    regarded as one of the best westerns to
    emerge from that studio Based on.Elmoi e
    Leonard's short story, it stars Ford and Van
    Heflii and was'directed hly Delmer Daves.
    Festival-goers will be able to talk with
    Peter Ford about his parents a.. well as his
    encounters with many entertainment legends
    including Eddie Cantor, Sophie Tucker and Al
    Jolson., who were regular visitors to the family
    home Clark Gable, Bette Davis and Barbara
    Stanwyck would come to dinner. Neighbor
    James Mason was often hiis babysitter and
    Charlie Chaplin, who lived next door, was not
    the "Little Tramp" but the villain of Peter"s
    young life Ford also will sign copies of his
    At the screening of "About Fifty" at 7 pimi
    Saturday. Nov. 12, at Island Cinema 7. 1132'
    South 14th St., festival-goers may meet the
    film's stars Martin Grey and Drew Pillsbury
    In this modern comedy. two 50-year-old men
    find unexpected results while trying to re-live
    their younger days in this comic coming of

    Events explore history of stained glass

    Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library
    is sponsoring "Art in Glass: Stained Glass
    Through the Ages," with stained glass artist
    Kirk Reber. as a complement to the One
    Book, One Community series of events on
    the book selection Clara and Ali: TiTffa;y by
    Susan Vreeland
    The event Nov. 18 at 6 30 p ta. at tihe
    Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S

    Third St is free and open to the public.
    Following Reber'stalk. books on stained
    glass and the novel Clara aud Mi: Tifufimywill
    be available for purchase
    On Nov. 19. Trinity UMNC. 715 Ash St.,will
    be open Nov 19 trou lO a.m -1 p.m to view
    vindoi s iretored by Rebier Ron Kujrtz will
    lead a dikcu-sion at noon. For info rmationi
    e-mail FerrnandinaLibFriends-gnmail com.

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    STimber Themed Exhibits & Competitions
    Arts &.Ve Craftser Food Vendors

    Appreciation Ceremony

    Saturday, November 12,2011

    9 a.m. 5:30 p.m. ac the Hilliard Airpark
    Thnber Themed Exhibits & Competitions
    Arts & Crafts -P Food Vendors
    Entertainment.* Car Show
    Fireworks display 6 p.m.
    Sock-hop at the Town Gym 7:30 p.m.



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    Hilliard Truck &

    GCR Tires
    North Florida Western Star
    Tom Nehi Truck Company
    First Coast Impressions
    Farmer John's Portable Toilets
    Lewis Stokes Sanitation

    For more information please contact Hilliard Town Hall i
    at (904) 845-3555 or visit www.townofhilliard.com i


    "PA '&A D '

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    Saturday, NOember

    Participant line up will begin at 10:30 a.m.
    November 5th at Ash St. and S. 11th St.

    Beginning at Ash St. and S. 11th St. the parade

    route is west on Ash St., north on S. 2nd St.,

    and east on Centre St. / Atlantic Ave. to S. 11th St.

    To Participate or for Information

    Contact Cathy Dopson 261-8473

    Sponsored by American Legion Post 54

    toward a future midweek stay at one of the
    eight inns The Barnabas Center will receive
    75 from each certificate purchased. There
    are only five certificates available from each
    inn VIP Package; are available online only at
    wvw.ameliaislandinins.coru Regular tour tick-
    ets may be purchased at Fairbanks House,
    Williams House, and Addison on Amelia,
    Hoyl Hoiuse. Amelia Oceanfront Inn, Florida
    House Inn. Blue Heron Inn. New to Ypu,
    Visitors Center. Chambei of Commerce
    Gateway office or at the Fernandina Beach .
    Foi more information vi.,it w\- ameliais-
    landinns.com or call Fairbanks House at 277-

    age story about the coming of age.
    Grey has worked regularly for more than
    20 yeatm in tilm and television with director s
    such as Terry Z'.vigoff, Barry Levinson and
    Howard D[:utsch Most recently he recurred
    in NBC's "LifN" as Mlark Conover and has
    guest starred on slhiws such as "Cold Case."
    "CSI Miami." "Desperate Housewives" and-
    'ER." Pillsbury has worked for mnore than 25
    years as an actor. gettuig his start opposite
    Griffin Dunne and Mladdnna in."Who's That
    Girl." He also starred in "Transformrers 3:
    Dark of the Moon." "About Fifty" marks his
    third produced film as a screenwriter .
    The Amelia Island Film Society has part-
    nered with Ihe Fort Lauderdale International
    Fihr Festival to., showcase a selection of films
    from the Fort Lauderdale event and bring
    them '"n location f or th Feri nandina Beach
    International Film Festival Nov. 11-20.
    Thirty-five featui e and short films from 16
    countries w ill be scieenred. The festival's 10-
    day schedule will also include parties and spe-
    Tickets are available at ww\v'.fbilf.org; by
    phone at (904) 624-1145. or in person at The
    Book Loft, 214 Centre St.. 26'1-S991: and
    Books Plus. 10. Ccintre St. 261-U3013.
    All Access Pass (all screenings, events.
    seminars, parties) is 8110 for AIFS members,
    8125 general adiiiission. Access to all Films
    pass is $60 for members,.'S75 general admis-
    sion: individual scre'ninas are SS for mem-
    beis. .1) general admis-sion
    *The Ameha Island Film Society is a ion-tor-
    pi-rfit. me.iler'.-supp,'rled ,ganizatin dedicat-
    ed to pro'i'dij:g a so,.ta! fl'nal tr ilm enthitsi-
    asts ro view' and discuss.films, to learn about
    and aidam ae _Amelia lshad's film legacy, a;id
    to ecowiirage loial .!n'iiak.ns. Throtigh. sii-
    vals and programs. coupled wihi .hfin and.
    il,,ugliht-pv,.'vokiUig ci.its, 'he A.-FS promises to
    roviide its c.'mlin,!.ity vilh a longstanding
    co'ni. uitit to. oitertainini.ut aoitreach and
    dWI1.'a, io thitUI.th .filim



    The Baptist Medical
    Center Nassau Auxiliary
    annually funds a $2,000
    scholarship for a student
    pursuing a career in an allied
    health related field. To be
    eligible, a student must be a
    Nassau County resident,
    enrolled at least part-time in
    nursing or an allied health,
    degree, have a 2.8 GPA, sub-
    mit two letters of recommen-
    dation andbe 21 by Sept. 1.
    A listing of FSCJ scholar-
    ships can be accessed by
    going to www.fscj.edu,
    selecting Florida State
    College and then selecting
    financial aid/scholarships.
    Festival scholarship
    The Amelia Island Book
    Festival announces that it is'
    time to applyr for the Christa
    Powell Walley Writers
    :' Scholarship available to high
    school seniors, undergradu-
    ate and graduate college stu-
    dents with ties to Nassau
    County Named for the late
    Chi isra Powell Walley.
    daughter of Mr. and Mrs
    Robert Powell of Fernandina
    Beach, lie .3i2.0t)oi scholar-
    ship is dedicated to encour-
    aging writers in their pursuit
    w t a literary career. Applica-
    tion deadline is Dec 31 See
    val corn or your school guid-
    ance counselor for details.
    , Usedbooksale
    A used book sale will be
    i:eld Nov. 4 from 3-6 p.m..
    and Nov 5 from 8 a.m -2 p.m.
    S- in the Emrma )Love Hardee
    Elementary cafeteria. There,
    will be lots of used children's
    books for sale Books are
    marked with A/R levels
    when applicable, but there
    are also many non-A/R
    books and picture books. All
    : books are reasonably priced
    om 25 cents to 82 Proce-
    eds benefit Emma Love
    Hardee FfO For informa-
    tion call 491--936 Everyone
    S is welcome. ,.

    Boy Scout Troop and Cub
    Pack 701. spon-iored b%
    Faith Christian Academy,
    will host a barbecue .
    fundraiser from 11 a.m.-l
    p.m. Nov. 5 at Living Waters
    World Outreach Center, cor-'
    ner of AlA and Brady Point
    Road, just west of the Shave
    Bridge. Enjoy lunch pre-
    pared by the Scouts, their
    leaders and local restau-
    rants Lunch will include a
    double portion of pulled
    pork. sandwich roll. corn on
    the cob, coleslaw and baked
    beans for a $10 donation.
    Proceeds will go to par tici-
    pating Scouts' camping cam-
    paign accounts for summer
    camp attendance.
    MDama program
    The next session of
    Creative Dramatics, a music
    and drama program for ages
    6-10, begins Nov. 7 at the
    Amelia Arts Academy. Using
    imagination and creative
    exploration, children will
    learn to act and sing in a
    cooperative environment.
    The focus will include the-
    ater games, improvisation,
    brainstorming and collabora-
    tion. Students will learn
    about costumes, props, per-
    formance techniques, stage
    presence, and voice projec-
    tion.The session will culmi-
    nate in a performance of
    "Twas the Night Before
    SChristmas" a mini-musical
    based on the famous poem.
    Register online at www.
    Teen Court
    Nassau County Teen
    Court will be held Nov. 8 and
    15 at the Nassau County
    Jtidicial Annex, 76347.
    Veterans Way in Yulee.
    Sessions begin at 6 p.m.
    Students.ages 11-18 are
    invited to participate. Those
    wishing:to be on the volun-
    teer jury or act as attorneys,
    court clerks and bailiffs can
    sign up through their school
    guidance offices or by
    S. attending court and signing
    up then. To participate as an
    attorney, see Coordinator
    Charles Griffin, who assigns
    the positions. Volunteers
    need to arrive between 5:30
    and 6 p.m. For information
    call Griffin at 548-4600.

    Amelia Island Montessori
    School is taking registra-
    tions for Oil Painting with
    Andrea Lasserre on
    Monday from 3:15-4:45 p.m.
    for ages 7-12, through Dec.
    6. Cost is $145 plus a $20

    supply fee. Students will gain
    basic painting techniques
    and brush control while
    developing keen observa-
    tional skills.
    Sewing and Design with
    Andrea Lasserre is Fridays
    from 3-4:30 p.m. for ages 8-
    14, through Dec. 9. Cost is
    $145 plus a $20 supply fee.
    Students will explore the
    basics of sewing including
    hand-sewing, operating a
    sewing machine, appliqueing
    onto fabric and fabric design
    strategies. Space is limited.
    Call 556-3804.
    Children ages 4-10 will
    enjoy making winter-themed
    crafts and holiday gifts Dec.
    20-22 from 9 am.-noon each
    day at the Amelia Arts
    Academy, while guardians
    enjoy extra time to get last
    -minute shopping done. For
    information call 277-1225.
    Sleuth Camp-
    Sherlock Holmes is com-
    ing to town in January and
    kids need to get ready. Join
    the Amelia Arts Academy
    Dec. 28 and 29,9 a.m. to
    noon each day, to learn how
    to solve mysteries and the
    tricks of being a sleuth, such as writing in
    invisible ink, finding clues
    and more. For ages 440. For
    information call 277-1225.
    Fun mystery
    The world's most famous
    detective is called to investi-
    gate a diamond theft at anr
    opera house in "Sherlock
    Holmes and the Opera
    House Mystery," an original
    stage play based on the work
    of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,
    presented Jan 7 at 2 p.m. by
    Amelia Arts Academy and
    the Florida Division of
    Cultural Affairs Holmes.
    must use his skills of obser-
    : 'Yation and disguise, along
    with audience participation
    to solve the mystery
    Produced by Atlantic Coast
    Theater for Youth, the play is
    fun for the entire family.
    Tickets are 86 each Contact,
    the academy at 277-1225.
    Step by Step Learning
    Center II in Yulee now offers
    a separate after-school pr.o-
    gram in a new facility located
    adjacent to the child care
    center, The program offers
    school bus transportation to
    the facility, snacks and tutor-
    ing help with allhomework
    needs, and art projects,
    games and computers are
    available. Call 261-6030 for
    information. Step by Step
    Learning Center I in Fern-
    andina also offers an after '
    school program and new
    playground. Call 277-8700..
    Lamb Christian Day .
    Care, a national accredited
    center, is enrolling infants
    and children ages 24. It also
    offers VPK to all four-year-
    olds who qualify. It offers a
    Christian-based curriculum
    along with a character build-
    ing component. It is located
    at Memorial United
    Methodist Church, 601
    Centre St. and offers break-
    fast, a hot lunch and a
    Healthy snack. Call 261-5301
    or stop by for a tour.
    Children ages 6 to 16 can
    become "Total Kids" at the
    23,000-square-foot Miller
    Freedom Center Boys &
    Girls Club on 1Old Nassau-
    ville Road. New children are
    welcome to enroll in the
    after-school program that
    helps young people gain
    skills, confidence and the
    Ability to engage with other
    youngsters and adults.
    Transportation from
    school to club is available via
    ,the school bus system. Visit
    www.bgcnassau. org or call
    261-1075 to enroll a child.
    YMCA Pryme Time
    offers before and after
    -school care for ages 5-12 by
    professional staff. Contact
    the McArthur YMCA, 1915
    Citrona Drive, at 261-1080 or
    visit www.firstcoastymca.

    The Book Loft, 214
    Centre St., 'Fernandina
    Beach, features "Kids Story
    Time" every Tuesday at 11
    a.m. and every Thursday at
    4 p.m. with the "Children's
    Story Lady." Bring your little
    ones. Call 261-8991 for infor-

    Extension office adds 4-H agent to staff

    County Extension'Director Rebecca
    L Jordi announced Margaret Johnson
    has joined the staff as a 4-H agent.
    Johnson joins an already strong 4-H pro-
    gram with a history of club participation
    in west Nassau.
    The Extension office has plans to
    expand its commitment to Nassau's
    youth in the areas of after-school enrich-
    ment, science/technology, environmen-
    tal sciences, gardening and leadership
    development, particularly on the East
    Side of the county.
    "We are pleased we will be able to
    expand our youth programming through-
    out the county, reaching more of Nassau
    County's youth," said Jordi. .,
    4-H is a "learn-by doing" educational

    program for youth ages
    5-18, supervised by adult
    volunteers. 4-H is a com-
    munity of young people
    across America learning .-
    leadership, citizenship .
    and life skills. Today, 4-H
    is the largest out-of- Johnson
    school youth program in
    the U.S., with over 7 mil-
    lion members and 500,000 teen and adult
    Johnson holds a bachelor of science
    and a master's degree in education. As
    importantly, she is a "lifetime" partici-
    pant in the 4-H program: as a youth, an
    adult volunteer and a parent df four 4-H
    daughters. Her knowledge of the pro-

    gram from various perspectives has
    strengthened her commitment to the
    Adult volunteers play an important
    part in the 4-H program. They have the
    opportunity to help children learn skills
    and become outstanding.young adults.
    Volunteers organize local
    community clubs and help to plan and
    conduct local, regional, state and
    national 4-H events. Johnson will be
    actively seeking adult volunteers and
    encourages all interested adults to con-
    tact her at msmargjohnson@ufl.edu, or
    '(904) 879-1019.
    For information on the 4-H program
    or other Extension programs, visit nas-

    Young leaders learn team-building
    outh Leadership "
    : Nassau students met ..
    Oct. 6 for county
    overview and team- .
    building day.
    This year the class consists
    of 30 high school students rep-
    resenting all four county pub-
    lic high schools, as well as rep
    resentatives from Sonshine I
    Christian Academy and home
    educated students. All of the
    students selected for this
    year's class have outstanding
    academic and extra-curriculair '
    involvement, as well as a
    desire to make a difference in
    These students ar. learn, .
    ing more aboul t hit-lvf = s
    and what type of leader they
    are, as well as how to work
    with individuals with diverse
    leadership styles. The stu-
    dents traveled via school bus
    across the county and enjoyed"
    engaging in team-building
    activities while at Fernandina
    Donnie Sain and John .-
    Henidrix addressed the stu-
    dents during a stop at the .___
    West, Nassau Historical
    Society Museum, 1t. -Youth Leadership
    The students unloaded at Nassau students Tasha
    the Kings Ferry boat ramp for Williams, Molly Kearns,
    afew additionalteambuilding Shauna Turnmire and
    activities. Michael Lynch learn to ski
    Two former Youth -as a team at Fernandina
    Leadership Nassau students Beach, above.
    shared their time and talents "Right, students try to .
    they e'oam:.d tlk- .' -i ,,i .. unuitangle the human knot.
    class in gel -acqWuaInt-d, t0-m- d The activities Oct. 6
    building and thought provok- were part of team-building
    ing activities. .day.
    ,For informationonn 611uti SUBMrITrED PHOTOS
    Leadership Nassau, contact
    Nassau County Extension ,
    Agent Amanda flhier at (914) I.
    879-1019. ...... ....-


    ace model


    Have you ever wondered
    about the. design of a water
    tower? Perhaps not, but.
    Saturday, Oct. 22, eight stu-
    dents from Callahan Middle
    and West Nassau participated
    in the engineering.of a water
    tower model building contest
    hosted by the University of
    North Florida.
    The competition was held
    in the Engineering Building.
    The First Annual American
    Water Works Association
    Water Tower Competition was.
    open to middle and high
    school students from
    Northeast Florida. About 50
    students from local schools
    The water tower models
    were judged on four criteria:
    structural efficiency,
    hydraulic efficiency, cost
    effectiveness, and design
    ingenuity. Tyler Tedcastle,
    competition chairman, spoke
    to the students as he per-
    formed hydraulic and struc-
    tural tests on the models. He
    admired the inventive

    Water tower
    model building
    contest winners,
    from left, are
    Victoria Hatcher
    of Callahan
    Middle School,
    Augustine of
    CMS and Elan
    Wright of West
    Nassau High

    designs, saying, "As we
    grow up, we tend to lose
    our creativity." UNF engineer-
    ing professor Christopher
    Brown addressed the impor-
    tance of scientific engineer-
    ing, commenting, "We need
    more engineers ip society and
    this competition is a great
    way to foster more interest in
    engineering projects."'
    CMS science teachers -
    Ruth Duncan and Moirca
    Wright sponsored the West
    Side students. They were
    impressed with the enthusi-
    asm and diligence the stu-
    dents showed and were
    pleased with the outcome of

    the competition. Callahan stu-
    dents took home 50 percent
    of the awards for the
    Northeast Florida District,
    which included a cash prize.
    Congratulations to the CMS
    winners of the middle school
    division: first place winner
    Robbie Augustine and second
    place winner Victoria
    West Nassau freshman
    Elan Wright took home first
    place in the high school divi-
    sion. Elan's tower was titled
    "Water for Life" and was deco-
    rated with pink ribbons. He
    has pledged part of his award
    to Breast Cancer Awareness.

    Other CMS students were
    Anna Ddrham, Emily Ijlmes,
    Elijah Regulacion, Dawson
    Devereaux and Haley.
    Not only was this a f
    oray into the engineering
    world, but Callahan students
    were also exposed to a
    challenging problem solving
    situation and a chance to com-
    pete against students from
    local schools. "This was a fan-
    tastic opportunity for the stu-
    dents, and one we plan to par-
    ticipate in yearly. We are
    really proud of their efforts,"
    says Wright, CMS science


    Fernandina Beach Rotary Club
    .... President Shannon Brown
    , -I inducted the Fernandina Beach
    ,~ t" High School Interact Club offi-
    cers and members for 2011-12
    during a ceremony at the
    school. Brown noted that this is
    the 46th year the Rotary Club
    Shas sponsored Interact. This
    year's club boasts more than 45
    members and is led by
    President Kasie Lasserre, Vice
    President Michelle Manson,
    Treasurer Sam Mallory,
    Secretary McKenzie Brown and
    Directors Emily Vanpuymbrouk,
    Josh Boyett and Jennifer Canal.
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    The News-Leader will not
    knowingly accept any advertising
    for real estate which Is in violation
    of the law. All persons are hereby
    informed that all dwellings
    advertisedd are available on an
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    been discriminated against in
    connection with the sale, rental or
    financing of housing, call the
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    Nassau County has two (2) openings
    for Maintenance Helpers at $10.83,
    hourly plus benefits. Requires high
    school diploma or GED and experience
    In the field of agriculture or construct-
    ion trades, and a valid driver's license.
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    nesday, November 9, 2011 and can be
    obtained in -the. Human Resources
    Department located at 96135 Nassau
    Place, Suite 5, Yulee, FL 32097. Phone
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    & dependable, with a hunger for' the
    finer things' in life. Apply today

    Nassau County has, an opening for a,
    Zoning Specialist at $12.70 hourly plus
    benefits. Requires a high school
    diploma or GED equivalent and two (2)'
    years experience and training in Zoning
    Compliance and Ordinances. May
    require a valid state driver's license.
    .Applications .will be accepted thru
    November 16, 2011 and can be
    obtained in the Human Resources
    Department located at 96135 Nassau
    Place, Suite 5, Yulee, FL 32097. Phone
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    Nassau County has an opening for a
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    1 I 201 Help Wanted I

    Nassau County has an opening for
    Grants Specialist at $16.74 hourly plus
    benefits. Requires a high school dip-
    loma or GED equivalent supplemented
    by college-level coursework in Business
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    of Client Intake, Accounting/Admini-
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    10, 2011 and can be obtained In the
    Human Resources Department located
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    FL 32097. Phone (904)491-7332 or fax
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    TEMPORARY HELP for flooring. No
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    Have your fireplace & chimney cleaned
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    Small jobs welcomed. (904)583-1465,

    Bakers, bread and sweet productib A
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    Qualifications: must have positive attitude,
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    respect for hard work, detail oriented,
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    Please stop by to pick up an application at
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    501 Equipment
    SAWMILLS fr,:.m .:.nl, 399- ral.e
    rin.r , ..-: c M.,m r.,:, i ,:.ir own rard.
    mill '. ut lui, -.t r ar,.n i r:r,. inf
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    S lcJ .1, ,3 30011 r c: JF

    503 Pets/Supplies
    TWO FEMALE CATS c.,:lawed
    :pa,'C ai'd] .:urt:rl[ c:r, -rot.; Atbout '
    counJ ,a .h icr,' lo.i.all.: i :an be:
    r.; a r.a: dn ..d.n mIr :,: at Q'.3 :, ; ci_ ,, 3 ,'
    ca.- ,.',- i,_i,. rrr, 3r l rr diu'Lm i,:ed
    Irr. l. d I 0 I.r 3 4 mo: C.allI -"
    497 o r .32

    601 Garage Sales
    YARD SALE 11 5-- 11 11 Sam.
    .: b, d.: ridi.;i: numc.rou" Cr.n .t-
    r-. t.pmi anti.r lu._ .rlas. .arc Jerre-
    iion iias L.:r,..1 C--I.rri.: trair. ladi-:
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    601 Garage Sales
    GARAGE SALE Sat. 11.'5 7am-Jpm
    96g1129 ,'atcrwa, C( behind _Super
    Wal-r.lan Lot- of wrn.:nI c iotnes

    MOVING SALE Frn 11,4 & ca[ 11/
    8am. ani 5uun 11.E 12 noor, 8(3j7',
    Blackmn Rd tulee Furnitur... Dap,
    items nousehold & garagE itrn loL.
    .:.i mlic.: E'.ertlhinr gces rrnakie an

    Hi,:kor, Village,. liner Rd S.at 312
    :arncr & r,rrer. rrunJlec t -d -trollers
    tJASCAR and lot ofr mi-c

    Corner Ellen & 6th oar Thrpon Sporting
    good,, ,put:le ru:; icois. art glas
    45 ,pms. & lot:, I i. more Fri. Sat ,
    9 am-3pm

    YARD SALE Sat 11.'S. Bam-lprn
    6 1 6 C3,rman Cir-:l. rJ3 au Laks-
    Trundle b.ed, bike cboatrng .-uJipment
    lamaha rr.c.torC: tle. a ran, o.the-

    Ill:; Thi: salec' AAMA toraagi nre, .:to
    Sta' les rulhtpl,' Li-nit eller c.. To.
    tMur., To UI[" ESarurda,'. R..crnmb'r Atir

    i.le lJ Cr =..:ross from 'T-lC -I-arl-',
    -turMf -.adarne Alexander do1,11 kin
    Decdding treadmill righ cnair ba.',
    "jiru i.i, mor,-'r T l a3millit

    MOVING SALE Sat 11,5, Sam-lpm.
    R ir, Or chin... As-sorted fiousehold
    goo.s necw .-ricrator new pcol .:.oer
    reci patio urrilturh e .. manr'. '.:lorh
    noiidal de(oraiir:.ns dlrine, paint ,ardo
    toolS and new C:ostumcrne .elr,. i6459
    Ea tp:rn. Dr

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    i'r.,r ,,c-i,.,ide d seiiir.g. ?Er I E
    nI. ifn[.i :laire klicher, Ie .C Een.-d
    pitc'-h fIt o'uicde dilinne rcc i,-.
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    $142,000 NALS v56250

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    601 Garage Sales
    GARAGE SALE Sat 11' 8am-3pm
    Marsr, Henr off Barrwcll Eulld.irng
    matenals. rc.1i; g. ne ral h-,,J;hc t'i3
    Items, 1lant i & Avon. See CraigsList
    under Bart.

    table sa,w Eas, Lip 10 -'jare daipla,
    tent stamp c:olletioru, rooLks CE";
    laptop ma.:r more Sat 11 8:am-
    12rpm 1522 in.irnc.:; R.d

    ISLE DE MAI (of EBaile, Rd,
    I ultifamil/ at a 11 '5. sam .-pmrn
    Home lfurrnhinhng- rug 3iornal
    clothing, & mi.

    YARD SALE Sat 11 5 Sam-1
    ricnri, Turn r 3at lurra, : Grille I lilJ-'I'
    o.nto, An-lia C:,ncCiurce air n or chinle

    HUGE FUNDRAISER ar1r 11'5
    Sam GCreat prni.: or. i:l.:.nifr.r t:..iks
    r3ape recc.rJ rcme d.:c.r and .1 ::.
    r.n,-i.s kitch.- n ncr ta irinirng rurnitur.:
    larT.Is. tc.c'l- Chricntimr, to, .'pu77c-
    arid pcrI' hr.,:ee-_ c.'ct i t ARC
    r'ac 3iu "ijpportinij .aiir:l i .itr.
    d.a ilhtile.; -.60'51 fhanilton.r, r -.n i.L
    1 north cl A l- .i0 ulce 22,5 9355

    NORTH HAMPTON'S nr,.;l.atcrhco
    *aCara.a .le atI 11 5 rrrom ,a-arm
    i 2pm Selling at arn t, .:, ,:-i r: ','.c
    in.,er-tor,t ehich irn .lu, des ..:ole ia.5,
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    FD Sat 11/05 Sa3m 3pm Serclonal
    ainIng room tark: clutr.,: tc,,
    Pathrcum ;t, qluceer t.:r.rir le

    GARAGE SALE Three families
    Ho,uarhold3 items Cir 'at. 11 5 dam-
    ipm, lau:ated at 236 rorth -Ilr, St..

    I 601 Garage Sales
    85912 HADDOCK RD. Thur. Fn .
    Sat 8am ; hc-.t- r, ;, lo.[hing,
    Cr.rn. nr.a : r.,erainarnm rt .: nra rr
    nousehol ItLTrrs replace': nantel- i
    much more. i'' 4 *y 4-r -
    GOLF CLUB SALE -643 Cair Lr,
    c3a 11 .5 8 03larr. -12_3 pm '. d.'1,.:
    ..lt,. aker- offer i1904 f'i- It81

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    Fr, & Sat lrr. :pm

    611 Home FurnishingsI
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    624 Wanted To Buy
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    602 Articles for Sale 705 Campers & Supplies
    RACETRACK GLASS TABLE TOP L, r,,,I ,r .:. .,,-.r .
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    603 Miscellaneous I

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    3'.50 pir tal 251 Sel. 3

    607 Antiques
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    STERLING SILVER li-o need .:.
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    0i'-'321 '336.

    610 Air Conditioners

    HEAT/COOL Windoiw units & ic mrn
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    to ,cntral a. window,', -' r.;frigi rator.;
    S -ec.ar'r ,rn'1 i'-,', ,225- ''


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    SHARON SILVA -Top Selling Agent

    174303 E. SR 200

    21- D ~i

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    811 Commercial/Retail
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    858 Condos-Unfurnished
    Paradise 1/1 and 2/2 deluxe condos
    in gated, lakeside community with 24/7
    fitness ctr, resort-style pool, tennis &
    more! Lots of upgrades! Starting at
    just $749/mo! Call Tammy for our
    winter special at (904)415-6969 for a
    showing. www.amelialakes.com
    THE COLONY 2BR/2BA/2-car
    garage. $950/mo. Pool & tennis courts.
    Svc. animals only. No smoking. Call

    I' 52M kobil> Homes I Summer Beach, 2 pools, gated comm.
    52.14obihi Homes 1 yr, lease. $1800/mo. (912)253-4763
    or (912)367-9804 evenings.

    NICE 2BR/1BA SW $475 to $600.
    Spacious 3BR/2BA. $795. Water
    included. Small pets OK. Yulee. CH&Air.
    50x00 Lot. (904)501-5999.
    campground. Weekly or monthly. All
    utilities & WIFI Included. (904)225-5577.

    | 854 Rooms

    AMELIA WOODS 2BR/2BA. $800/
    ino. Darlington Realty (904)261-8030.

    858 Condos-UnfurnishedJ
    LUXURY CONDO 2BR/2BA, garage.
    ground floor; large screened patio,
    pool, quiet, gated, near Ritz. Villas at
    Summer Beach. $1,250 plus utilities
    (904)277-3206 or (904)206-1486.

    ROOM FOR RENT 1 mile from AMELIA 3/2 CONDO Pool, gated, ss
    beach, dog friendly. $360/mo. plus appliances, washer/dryer, cathedral
    utilities. (904)624-0178 ceilings, centrally located, $975/mo.
    RTO option. 904-251-9525.

    ROOM FOR', RENT Private bath.
    $400/mo6. Inudes electric (904)718,5478

    S855 Apartments
    1BR/iBA APT. furnished, small but
    cute, cozy &,qulet. Good location, good
    neighborhood, located in Nassalville
    behind store. $700/mo. + $350 sec.
    dep. DirecTV, A/C, water, all utilities
    included. Ref's required. 206-3241,.
    leave msg.
    $850/mo. + deposit. Looking for, long
    term rental Pets allowed w/deposlt.
    Call Rob (904J415-0637
    AT BEACH Ef. $145 wk. 1BR Incl
    cable all utils, $225 wk/$950 mo. +
    dep: ALSO 2&3BR SWMH, starting
    $175 wk/$695 mo. + den. 261-5034

    1iRAPT. UNFURNISHED $650/mo.
    Pets allowed w/deposit. Call Rob (904)
    419.063?. :
    Affordable Liing Rent from 5560.
    &747 for eligible personSifamrilic'. 1 t
    2 Bearoorrns Post Oak Apanrments
    (904)277.-7817 iHanaicap AccEesiDle
    apartments available "This inatinttionr
    is an equal opportunity prolader, atr.o
    employer TDD 711
    OCEAN VIEW Luxury 3BR/IBA, tile
    floors throughout w/I-r, upgradea
    appalances 927 fi fletcher. upstairs
    i995/mo + aep 1904)386 1005"
    ONLY 200' to beautiful, quiet north.
    end beach and Fort Clinch Park 1132
    Nortn Fltcher downstairs in duplev
    house, cute 2BRiIBA. 7750 3 ftt Ile
    floors, oak cabiret., refErencez, lease
    1750/rr-o + $700 gepo-it i9C4',2'1.

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    CAPE SOUND Gated community 3
    bedroom furnished townnrmes ,fr-:,m
    12)00/mo, seasonafly and iny terry,
    Call Darlington Realt, (yi904.2F 1 8,.30


    3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, 1-car garage,
    gated, community pool, walk to Super-
    WalMart, one level walkup. $1,100/mo
    + utilities. Call (904)753-4147 or 321-
    3444. ,

    1860 Homes-Unfurnished ]
    4BR/2BA Ocean Reach subdivision.
    Approx. 2000 sq. ft., 2-car garage.
    Pets negotiable. $1400/mo. + deposit.
    Call (904)677-0248.
    3BR/2BA Unf. House $1300/mo. +
    $500 dep. Incl. electric' & lawn care.
    Open floor plan, Travertine tile, 2500sf,
    Ig fenced backyard. (904)206-1488
    TOWNHOUSE 1st Ave., 3BR/2BA
    single car garage, screened porch in
    back, newly renovated, non-smoking
    unit. $1195/mo. (904)-261-2233
    1600 SQ. FT. 3BR/2BA Lots of
    shade trees, 1 acre landscaped lot.
    Absolute sacrifice at $50,000.00.
    "Picture perfect", well maintained. Will
    consider RTO/OF at $430/mo. Call 589-
    3BR/2BA on 1 acre lot near Yulee
    Middle School & High School. Recently
    renovated. New paint & new floors.
    $800/mo. + $800 dep. Call 261-4746.
    rent. 2BR/2.5BA, fireplace, carpet, two
    blocks from beach. '$850/mo. (904)
    HOME- $900/mo. Quiet neighborhood,
    Chester area. Kitchen equipped, -CH&A,
    garage. Follow signs to see. 261-7523

    1 863 Office I
    - Prime island location, 1050 sq. ft.,
    A1A & Bailey Rd. (904)261-1058 or
    Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo.
    600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
    Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
    - Offices, suites, studio space.
    Includes janitor, utilities, secure Wi-Fi
    network, parking. Starting @ $150/mo.
    Current tenancy includes non-profit,
    social services, education & training.
    1303 Jasmine St. (904)583-0058

    I 866 Wanted to Rent |
    UAL SEEKS month to month rental
    on island at moderate price while
    searching for home to purchase% Have
    senior dog & cat, yard preferred.
    Please call (928)451-2769.

    S901Automobiles I
    ,$3,000 Blue Book. Needs wdrk, $1,500
    as is. Larry (904)321-1620..

    CASH FOR CARS Any make, model
    5BR/2BA Huge yard, fireplace, or year. We-pay morel Running or not.
    $985. 3BR/2BA Fireplace,- $650. Sell your cart or truck today. Free
    (904)7,03-4265 towing! Instant offer. (888)420-3807.
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    s d0 2192Bst Ave. $1200/mo. + dep, Cali
    screened prch, ga(904ag. $1100/mo. 3car garage, fireplace, W/D, upper deck.
    Darlington Realty.(904)261-4030. 2192B 1st Ave. $1200/mo. + dsp, Call
    .___________._______(904)583-4563. .:"

    lake, pool, gym, tennis, gated. Short
    term OK. AVAILABLE NOW. $695.
    (904)277-4959, 557-8432, 557-6799
    CAPE SOUND Gated community, 3
    bedroom townhomes from $15,00-
    $1700: Available now. Call Darlington
    Realty (904)261-8030.

    859 Homes-Furnished
    HOUSE FOR RENT 416 S. 7th St.,
    Fernandina. 2BR/2 full baths, fully
    furnished, large yard. $900/mo. t-
    utilities. Available 11/15. (904)206-

    -OFF ISLAND HOME for rent. 3/2.
    $950/mo. In Otter ,Run. The Real
    Estate Centre (904)206-1370.
    4/2 NEAR EVERYTHING 2,100 sq
    ft, tile, .S.S. appl's, Corian, screened
    patio, 2-car garage, cul-de-sac, 1$1200/
    mo. Call Mike, at Coldwell Banker
    Amella Group (904)415-6039.;
    4BR/2BA in Hiclory Village nrext'to
    YHS. $1250/mo. Call (90'4)415-6922 or
    (904)491-1560.' ..

    Great location. $850/mo + $850 dep.
    Avail 11/15/11'. Call (904)753-3256. for
    details. . ' '
    3BR/1BA DOWNTOWN Clean, and
    bright. Central air, carport, laundry,
    room. $795/mo. Go see 403 N. 4th St.
    904-607-3121 '
    TOWNHOME 2168A First Avenue.
    3BR/3.5BA, double _garage. $1,400/
    mo. + utilities. (904)206-0238.
    BEACH HOME .Gated, access to"
    beach, pool & tennis. 1 yr lease req'd.
    $1600/mo. Avail 10/1. (904)321-1713

    nome on pilings, ii deck off master BR
    & LR Furnished, 2 rro. minimum::
    i1700 unfurnishedl, year lease,
    115'0 t0 O si n orikinc, Aail. jan 1st.
    426 N FIc-tcherA.e l,904)261-4127'

    Call -(904'261- 4066, C H. Lasserre,
    Realtor, f.:,r special rate-
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    Bedroom Fall S ecial
    $625 mo.

    With $99 security deposit

    Caive Out a
    Mfa Great Life

    *Priee Patios City Apartments
    'Sparkuis Pool with Country Charm! .
    ." E rnse Coom- .... Close to school & shopping.
    n E ie r20 minutes to Jacksonille

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    2006 BMW 325 Convertible Under
    48,000 nilles. Premium & sport pki .
    HarmanKardon sound system, atCEr. '
    great ride. $21,000. 277-4837

    The food pantry needs donations of,
    Snon-perishable food items all year round.
    For more infrmatlions call: 904'261.70(0

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    dpel on No.-n t Beach. 595O'mo .- ai er,
    .ewe. rl a.g-bie
    ,19 Id al --i e.l3BiriBA9 5,.- utl1.i.-
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    *1334" Ai Ar.l. 6 -, IBl 3a ". ae ..-c i. l.24
    ,qFi. S1200ma. i uqllter
    .*,2BR/IBA furnished 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.'
    $1,6S50mo. or 6maIease
    I BA Oceain-view. 4877,S. Fletcher. Across, the
    street from the beach.All util,wl-fi,TV & pfiohe
    . 'F-ebintsViilage l,200qsq.t$120(mo+salestax.
    * 1334 Atlantic Ave. 1200 approx. sq.ft-office
    space, room for 3 offices, lobby, and break
    afe. $1200/mo. + taxes arfd utctlies.
    *Amelia Park 910 approx. sq.ft. 3,offices,
    reception area, kitchen-rr and bathroom.
    '$ i450/ma+ utilities.
    1839 S. 8th St. adjacent ,to Huddle, House,
    800 sq.ft. $1700/mo. lease + tax. Sale. also
    -considered. ,
    * BUSINESS OPPORKflilTY. Landscaping Co.
    or A-aer- ,e Off.ee. : e,:.: e i hSo
    witl- ; 1.r,:ed .,.s a Oa.uT.l- p.:'
    for F ir.L,c i el ,er, i :,, :.r. ... r. ,:,L i
    ,-,ofe Cfi nplex w/ltenSXstw lal" Vaeant a
    nvestmen 1941 Ctrona Dr 4690 sq.f include
    ing additional-lot Call for more sfo 261 -4066


    www.amelia4sale.comrn 904.261.0347

    306S..,17th St 3bd/1 bath-cottage $850-

    2001 Friendly Rd 2bd/2ba with screen porch $875

    Stanley Dr 3bd/1.5 bath excellent condition $1000

    9301.1 Marsh Landing 3bd/3bath on 1 1/2 acre .
    marsh front lot $1550 -

    -96071 Skipper Line 3bd/2 bath with bonus

    95033 Bluckeye Crt -Amelia National 3bd/4bath,'
    bonus room. Lifestyle membership included


    .85160 Majestic Walk Amelia Walk 4bd/2.5 bath,
    3 bay garage $1650

    96208 Oyster Bay Drive 3bd/2.5 baths,
    overlooking lagoon $1650

    2216 Linkside Villas -:Furnished 2bd/2bath villa,
    AlP, $1900

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    631 Tarpon Ave, Linst 6367 IFernandina shorts, 117 sf .86190 Remsenburi Drive (North Hampton Subdivision)
    C- l r,p n. r .: 2900sf- 4BR/3BA Wood frame, fullMaster Bath, formaldin-
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    3200 1S Fletcher Ae C.2 IOcean Dunc i 1) IZ) of- B.2. A: ..Aing area, eari n Li.-r,. 'carpet & ceramic tile,'fireplace, commu-
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    154 Lisa Avenue (The Park Subdivision) 884sf -2B/2B rTent $1695
    1Fu113 r'mu.- I.,.... .cl., i.r. .-.,, .- ..:,an Florida lifestyle. Stainless CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
    st.el appliances, ocean views, carpet and ceramic- tile, mini 1582ParkLane (AmeliaPark) 400sf' 1BR/1BCutestudio-
    blinds, -. d'l; aiI TV ready, private yard/courtyard,
    pbrin,' I. r. e, aao r r rivae $1 rd/courtyard, apartment with efficiency I then. Tilefloors in kitchen and
    i, ) pan dnJ.:l,. r,-,, dirc r ,,c j ii t^'Jt $1450 ".` -, r ; *. *- .
    S403 Taron .1 enue u322 IOcan Park Condominiunms): ".'i,3': a r.. -,l Fnrir .ir-.,. ni"carpet. Lawv care includ-
    1432.s f Pr,. -'. :.:.rrn,nrur, r-..l, barbecue gillsiin corn-, 25
    a r'll, n,,,,ib.3il, :..,,blu .nks, dining in 2741 Forest Ridge" Drive, .Unit I-1 (Forest Ridge
    ',.. i' r.-jin i :,t! om : :t in t ri j.hj ,., ru j.. .,:,i.patio/deckba -
    ,:.n ior ..., :.-rp.:r ,,..1 ...T, r.. ':-car garage. Condominiums) 2BR/1BA- Two Masterbathrooms, each with
    Xu-ri, .- . r :- v ill c l i: tb. t. ,hi Aisber/Diryer, tub and shower, dining in family room, open kitchen with closet
    wati.. a p: ..nl in. .......in..r, iec.s are.includ- antry, carpet, ceramic tile and vinyl, mini blinds, covered
    ed. Home also on Sale-iarliet $I14SU r, ,
    S2005 Bonchnor.d Rwad lAmeha island Plantation) 1700 patio/deck. Clubhouse, tennis courts and community pool.
    s.f F1i.RNii-TED ,:', i.rnlAiir NSHED EF. 3 BA, Each $800' .
    b tcl:,m ,r .:'... n ii L lile :.i ,I .. ,_ trailsl, 2.5 4743 St. Marc Court (The Colony) 1149sf- 2BR/2BA town-
    miles of beach. Gated community w/guard posted, ocean/lake house with fll Master bath, dining in living/great room, carpet,
    views, dock access, patio4deck and playground. Washer/Dryer,
    lawn care pest control & Association fees included. $1895 mini blinds, fireplace in living room, vaulted ceilings, communi-
    SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND ty pool and tennis courts. Lawn care included in rent and 2-car
    2805 S. Fletcher Drive .1200' sf- 3BR/2BA Gorgeous ocean garage .Available November 1st $90 ,
    views! Beach house with ceramic tile throughout Enjoy the COMM A RENTALS
    sunrise or sunset watching the waves roll in. Full master bath, COMMERCIAL RENTAS
    Dining in living/greatroom/camilyroom, breakfastroom, ceram- Amelia Parke Towne Center Office space, 4,500 s.f. will
    ic.4ile, mini and metal blinds,.1-car garage. $1050., divide
    S I NGEA W OS i Atlaic Ave 14th 1,600sftoffice $1,3Q0/no
    p 88048 lKnotted 'Oak Way' (Hickory Village Subdivision) $1,300/mo
    1677sfe 4BR/2BA Open floor plan with eat-in kitchen. Carpet and 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg) individual offices
    vinyl floors. Covered back patio opens to fenced-in back yard. Centre Street & 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
    Conveniently located near schools, shopping and 1-95: 2-ca garage 1799 US HWY 17- 1196sf Commercialbuilding, $1,500/mo.
    '$1395 ,
    97493 Cutlass Way (Pirates Woods Subdivision) 2460 a.f. Sadler Road 625 sfbuilding on I acre lot. $1,500
    SABR/2BA- 'Two6 Master Baths, formal dining area, eat-in S. 14th Street (Jasmine Plaza) Approx. 2400 sf. Commercial
    kitchen, walk-in pantry, remodeled with vaulted ceilings, carpet space $10/sf
    inJ ccat.n nie, patr.: 3dc... wood fenced-in yard. $1400 116 Centre St. 2900 s.f. $3,000/mo.
    BUSINESS IS GOOD! If you are interested in renting your property contact our
    professional property managers 904;-277^6597

    $195,000 On the golf course MLS# 53844
    4BR/4BA, 3,082 s.f. w/granny flat
    Brad Goble 261-6166

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    * Barrington Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502
    Brad Goble 261-6166

    $99,900 Sloney Creek-- MLS#54187
    1,407 s.f. 2BR/2BA
    Brad Gable 261-6166

    * Beech Street Commercial Lot $159,000 #46502
    Brad Goble -261-6166

    Scooner Landing $80,000 Safe Harbor Lane
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    Amelia Island, FL
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    Spanish Oaks, 3/2 well 633 Ocean Ave (house)& On Island! 3BR/1 BA large
    maintained home. Fenced 634 N., Fletcher (lot) com-..corner lot, new air, paint,
    yard, 2 car. garage. birdied properties. One quar- and siding. MLS #55605.
    $160,000 MLS#54335 ter'(1,/4) interest for sale."As $89,900
    SIs" $165,000 MS#55815. -

    338/40 TARPON AVE., 338/40 5494 Erv-n St, Great opportunity on the corner of
    SLewis and Ervin street on historical American Beach.'
    Tarpon Ave., 5 Plex at Main Beach, This 50'x115' lot is fenced. Price includes two
    can be sold separately 1$420,000 homes being sold "as is" with the right toinspect.
    MLS#51366 The homes are presently occupied. Beware of dogs
    MLS#51366f i in the yard. Call for appt. $190,000 MLS#55370

    YULEE 86204. Hayley PI. ON ISLAND Priced to MT ZION AVENUE Over one
    2 bedroom 2 batI, 2090 sq ft sell!, "AS IS" $35,000 :acre lot (170x280) on Mt.
    $35, Ziorn Ave. located in the
    home on 1.67 acres Large MLS#56202. O'neil area. This wooded lot is
    block barn with water/ power. covered with pine trees. Close
    $84,900 MLS# 54642. to Walmart, auto dealers and
    other stores. $65,000

    Let us professionally
    manage your property for you!
    *.210 S. 10th Street, 2BR/1 BA $600/mo L
    *1103 Date Street 2BR/1 BA $600/mo Commercial Office Space
    *338-A Tarpon Ave IBR/1iBA, two blocks available. 1939-1949 S. 8TH St.,
    from ocean $550 $450/mo + tax & utilities per unit
    from ocean $550/mo.

    151 Roommate Wanted |
    NASSAUVILLE Master bedroom,
    private. Background check. $100
    weekly + $100 deposit. (904)460-6003
    or 729-5329.
    bedch. Swimming pool..All utilities incl.
    $600/mo. kbbbbl968@yahoo.com


    Condo or Home to rent long term.

    Retired couple prefer Oceanfront,

    but are open to' new locations.

    Target Rent: $2,000-$3,000


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