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Patrolling the skies

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Fernandina Beach Civil Air Patrol Senior Squadron circa 1950, above. World War II veteran David
*Williams, back row, far right, is the only surviving member of this group. Below, David Randa, Will
"DeCanio and Andy Curin perform valuable services for Nassau County as members of the
:Fernandina Beach Civil Air Patrol Senior Squadron.

: Newus Leader
he Civil Air Patrol was
m born in the late 1930s,
created by over 150,000
w aviation-loving volunteers
who wanted to put-their planes and
flying skills to work in defense of
their country.
The group answered America's
call, performing critical wartime
missions following the Japanese
attack on Pearl Harbor CAP volun-
teers logged more than 500,000 fly-
ing hours, sank two enemy sub-
marines and saved hundreds of
crash victims during World War II.
SAfter the war, President Truman
signiedPublic'ib aw 476 on-Jully-1,- --
S1946 declaring the Civil Air Patrol .
as a benevolent nonprofit organiza-
tion and on May 26. 1948, Congress
passed Public Law 557 permanently
establishing the CAP as an auxil-
iary of the new U.S Air Force with
a three-pronged mission of aero-
space education, cadet programs
and emergency services
The Fernandina Beach Civil Air
Patrol Senior Squadron has existed

since 1950.
"We do search and rescue
flights when aircraft, boats, hikers,
etc., are reported missing," said
Capt. David Randa, current
squadron commander. "We do aeri-
al photography and damage assess-
ment after natural disasters."

The group also takes teenagers
for cadet orientation flights to intro-
duce them to the thrill of aviation.
The 31 members of CAP Senior
Squadron are very involved in com-
munity service.
CAP Continued on 3A

Hazing alleged

at high school
a schl~~

Police and school officials are inves-
tigating claims of hazing against the
Fernandina Beach High School
wrestling team after a freshman
wrestler was left bruised and battered,
according to Fernandina Beach Police
Chief Jim. Hirley.
Hurley said the. parents of one
wrestler told police Capt. David Bishop
and, Assistant .Principal Spencer
Lodree on Wednesday of an alleged
battery at the school;
"We're investigating what
occurred," Hurley said
The police chiv-f said detectives
would speak withothers before con-
cluding their investigation.
The parents said the incident hap-
pened after school at Mond,,y's prac-
tice, according to.apolice report. The
wrestler's teammates struck him more
than 14 times wilh a paddle, his p:r-
ents told police Police saiid injuries to

lthl v'ictifi's .buttocks were.so severe
thatlarge' brtiisesi. lingered three days
after the incident.
FBHS Principal Jane Arnold con-
firmed there is an incident under inves-
tigation, but declined to elaborate.
Nassau County Schools Superin-
tendent Dr. John Ruis said hazing vio-
lates the code of conduct outlined in
the student handbook and there are
disciplinary procedures provided for
instances of it.
"We're ready to enforce those if
and when we need to," he said.
The student handbook says:
"Hazing means any act or situation that
recklessly or intentionally endangers
the mental or physicalhealth or safety
of a student at a high school with
grades 9-12 for purposes, including,
but not limited to, initiation or admis-
sion into or affiliation with (an activity)
operating under the sanction of a high
school with grades 9 through 12."
HAZING Continued on 3A ,

Formal probe of

campaign banner

Ne w.s Le adet
The State Allorney's Office has ini-
tiated a formal investigation into
whether a cointrovo.rsial political caini
paign banner that hung brictly over
North Eighth Street violated state or
local law.
0 J. r l .'tc \'dl bc pe rniig M I. ir.. -s-
tigative file The integlitl of tlhe
electoral process, and j.Oipbliance with
election laws, have been and will con-
tinue to be of parJamount importance to
(State Atiorney Angela) Corey's admin-
istration," said Assistant State Attorney
Wes White, director of the Naissau
County office, on Wednesday
"We have i received assuiances that
the city will fully cooperaite- We expect
that the investigation will be conclud-


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PDebbie Manser of Cheers Horse Ranch and Carrie Clark exercise their horses at Peters Point Park over the weekend. Both horses and
humans enjoyed splashing in the surf as beachgoers watched.

ed sometime in
January. Until our
investigation is con-
cluded, there will be
no further com-
ment," White wrote
in an e-mail response
to a question about
the matter.
White The banner tout-
S w ed incumbent Mayor
Susan Steger and
Commissioner Eric Childers -each of
whom lost their reelection bids. City
workers hung the banner over North
Eighth Street near the intersection
with Centre and Atlantic on the day
before the election.
: It was removed on Election Day
after citizen complaints at the inbstruc-
tion of City Clerk Mary Mercer; who is
responsible for overseeing city elec-
tions in conjunction:with the Nassau
County Supervisor of .Elections
Mercer had nrot seen thebanner before
itwas installed'
City Attorney' Tammi Bach had
approved tlie banner beforehand but
not its specific wording. It was
removed, she said, because it did not
have a disclaimer required by state
law that requires those making "inde-
pendent expenditures" on behalf of
candidates to note that it is paid polit-
ical advertising and to put their name
onthe sign..
Bach ruled that the city could not
regulate the content of signs except
for obscenities because of federal
rights to freedom of speech. The sign
code regulates "time, place and man-
ner," but not content, including politi-
cal advertising, she said..
On Thursday, Bach declined fur-
ther commnine nt t1til tht. investigation is
Local attorney John Cascone,
among others, said the banner violate
ed local and state election laws because
city workers put it up and took it down,
City employees spent time processing
a permit, exchanging emails and oth-
erwise discussing whether the banner
was appropriate.
Local resident Mike Thompson was
one of two citizens who formally com-
plained about the campaign banner.
He called it "a bold and apparently ille-
gal attempt to corrupt and subvert yes-
terday's Fernandina Beach general
election . with assistance (or no
resistance) fiom our city officials," and
cited specific state election laws in a
BANNER Continued on 3A



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FRIDAY' DECEMBER 2, 2011 NEWS News-Leader


A landmark home at the southwest corner of
Atlantic and Fifth in Fernandina Beach, builtin
1868 by railroad official Joseph Maxwell, was to
be razed to make way for the offices of John T.
Ferreira & Son realty and insurance.
November 30, 1961
A citizens' panel was expected torecommend
that the city form a Community Redevelopment
Agency to qualify for tax increment financing to
bring about needed improvements downtown.
December 4, 1986
Florida Public Utilities was using the
Fernandina Beach area as a test market for its
new store, Hearth & Patio.
*December 5, 2001

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Donald R. Brown
Donald R-. Brown, 70, of
Fernandina Beach, Florida died
Tuesday November 29, 2011 at
his residence. He was born in
Dover, New Hampshire and'
served in the United States
Navy for twenty-two years, retir-
ing as a Chief Petty Officer in
He worked for thirteen years
in the shipbuilding industry as
an engineer and was on the
design team for the Arleigh
Burke class.destroyers at Bath,
Maine. He was a Real Estate
Broker in Jacksonville before
moving to Fernandina Beach in
His daughter, Kelly Ann
Boshea, passed away in 2010.
He leaves behind his wife,

Darlene T.
Brown, his son
Phillip Gregory
), !Brown of
Fla., his step-
son Burton
Glen Packard of
Waldoboro, Me., his brother
Gregory B. Brown of Casco,
Me., and sister Theresa Brown
of S. Portland, Me., nine
Grandchildren and two Great-
Grandchildren. ACelebration
of his life will be held 1:00 PM
Sunday at the Burgess Chapel
of Oxley-Heard with Father
Robert Hanlon, officiating. He
will be laid to.rest inJacksonville
National' Cemetery
Memorials may be made to
Alcoholic Service Center, Inc.,
20 West, Fourth Street,


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The Hospice Teal Team; Dr.
Tribuzio, and Class Of 55, "
our Providence Presbyterian
support family. We all loved
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in his short preparation '
for life there after.

1Thank you to all-
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Deborah B. Jones
Deborah Brauda Jones, 49,
of Charleston, South Carolina
passed away Thursday, October
13th, 2011 of injuries sustained
in a motor vehicular accident.
Born to Henry and Sue
Brauda, May 2nd, 1962, in
Fernandina Beach, Florida,
Deborah graduated from
Fernandina Beach High School,
Class of 1981. She married Scott
Jones where they relocated to
Charleston, South Carolina. She
was an active member of
Victory Baptist Church.
She is survived by her hus-
band of 29 years; Scott Jones,,'
and her son Brandon (ennifer)'
Jones and granddaughter Caylie
Marie Jones.
Deborah is also siirvived .by
her parents, three sisters: Car-
men Reynolds of Asheville, NC;
Jacqueline'Birautda of Fernan-
dina Beach, FL; and Ali Brauda.
of Jacksonville, FL, as well as
numerous nieces, nephews,
aurts, uncles,' cousins. arid,
friends, including best friends
Sonja Davis and'Dawn Hicksof,
Fernandina Beach, FL.
A memorial graveside.serv-,
'ice will be held at 3 p.n.
December 7th, 2011 at Bosqiue
Bello Cemetery, officiated by'
the Rev. Duwayne Sumner..:

Joyce Elaine Lanier
Joyce Elaine Lanier, 59,
passed away Nov,ember 28,
2011. A lifelong resident of
Jacksonville, she was born to
Frank and Ruth Newmans on
June 5, 1952.
She was a graduate of An-


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drew Jackson
High School
and a member
of Springhill
Baptist Church.
She was dedi-
cated to her job
and a hard
worker for the City of Atlantic
Beach as a Customer Service
Supervisor and' was active in
the American Business Women.
She was an avid reader,a great
cook, loved the beach, looking
for shark teeth and camping
with her grandchildren.
Familymembers include her
sons Daniel "Daxiny" L Lanier
and Darrell S. (Rene) Lanier,
brother Frank Newmans,.Jr.,
sisters Martha Bates, Elizabeth
Johnson and Mary McGregor,
grandchildren Brittany,
Brandon, Chase, Kgitlynn and
Zachary, uncle Joe Newimhans
and aunt Maude Roling, ex-hus-
band and friend Larry Lanier.'
Funeral services will be held
at 1lam,.Saturday, December
S3;- 2011 at Hardage-Giddens
Chapel Hills Funeral Home, 850
St. Johns Bluff Rd N., Jackson-
ville. The family will receive
,friends one hour.prior to the
service. Interment will follow
in Chapel Hills .Memory
Words of comfort may be
:shared with the family at
SHardage-Giddens Chapel Hills.


Mr. Charles '"indy" Scott,
age ,82, of O'Neil died on
Thursday morning, Dec. 1, 2011
at his-residence. Arrangements
will be announced


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011 NEWS News-Leader
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County boards elect officers
News-Leader i \

The Nassau County Com-
mission and Nassau County
School Board have elected offi-
cers for 2012- unanimously in
the commission's case, on a
narrow split vote by the school
Donna Martin was unani-
mously reelected chair of the
-school board Nov. 22. Kathy
Burns was reelected vice chair
on a 3-2 vote.'
The newest member of the
school board, Kimberly
Fahlgren, who was appointed
by Gov. Rick Scott to replace
retiring member Jim Adams
earlier this year, nominated col-
'league Amanda Young for vice
chair of the board. Longtime
board member Gail Cook'nom-
inated Burns.
Martin, Burns and Cook
voted against.Young for the
position, then for Burns.
Young and Fahlgren were

Continued from lA
Hazing has been in the-
spotlight recently after a 26-
year-old druim major with:
Florida A&M University's
marching band became ill and
died Nov 19 after a game.
Orange County Sheriff
JerryDemings told news out-
lets that blazing was involved
but that authorities were still
trying to determine an official
case of death.
'Under Florida law, any
death that'occurs as the result
of hazing is a third-degree
felony, and anyone who par-
ticipates can be criminally'
-Florida A&M dismissed
four students, suspended all
band and ensemble perform-
ances and launched a pp6be
into the culture of- the
Marching 100, according to
news reports. The school has,
an anti-hazing policy that car-
ries penalties ranging from
fines to expulsion. ,. .
In South Carolina, nine col-
lege fraternity members were
arrested last month,on hazing
charges after a pledge, a stu-
dent at. Francis Marion
University, was so severely
.injured with'a paddle that he
ihad temporary kidney dam-
age and was hospitalized the
Florence County: Sheriff's
Office said in a pressrelease.
Also last month; .the
Andover, Mass, school sys-



Patriotsto meet
Nassau Patriots Tea Party
Swill host its monthly coffee ,
on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at
Murray's Grille, 463852 SR
200. Featured speakers will
be U.S. Senate candidate Col.
Mike McCalister and U.S.
House of Representative can-
didate for the Fourth District
Jim Klauder.
The public is invited to
joiri the Nassau Patriots in
this effort to "Educate to
Equip" the voters of Nassau
County. Contact Susan Lane
at 753-0445 or go to wwwv.nas-
saupatriots.ning.org for more
Debate canceled
A candidates'debate
scheduled by the Nassau
* Patriots Tea Party for
Thursday between city com-
mission hopefuls John Elwell
and Sarah Pelican was can-
celed. Elwell is scheduled to
speak at 2 p.m Tuesday at
the Nassau Patriots Tea Party
meeting in the McGill
Aviation training room at the
Fernandina Beach Municipal-,
Airport, 650 Airport Road,
Fernandina Beach The pub-
lic is invited:'
Bush to aid Bean
SFormer Gov. Jeb Bush will
headline'an Aaron Bean Meet'
& Greet on Dec. 16 from 1-2'
p.m. in the Clarion Hotel
Ballroom at
Jacksonville '

and deBusrts will be erved, ,

SnFtormore niaormation orn
national and.
State spitcate r
e and thFernan a Bean a
Coffee, tea
Sand' desserts will be served, .
Fmor' ore information or
to attend emailt
peretpass@gmail.com or call
(904) -535 4224.,
Former state representa-
tie and Fernandina Beach
mayor Bean is a candidate for
the Florida Senate in 2012.

Johnson Leeper Martin Burns

in the minority on both votes.
The county commission
selected its 2012 chair and vice
chair Monday giving the
nods to Commissioners Stacy
Johnson adid Danny Leeper.
Johnson will chair the
board with Leeper taking over
as vice chair, Johnson's cur-
rent post, effective Jan. -1.
Commissioner Barry Holloway
nominated the pair.
Chair Walter Boatright sec-
onded the motion. He has been
the board's chairman- since
Dec. 8, 2010.
"Jt's been a long year,"
.Boatright said.
Johnson thanked commis-

tem took disciplinary action
against members of the
Andbovei High basketballteam
for allegedly hazing younger
team members during a bas-
ketball, camp last summer.
Students may be suspended
or expelled and could lose the
'righttoQ participate in extracur-
ricular sports, school officials
said. ..
The National Collaborative
for Hazing' Research and
Prevention defined hazing as
"any activity expected of some-
. ne joining or participating in
a group that 'humiliates,-
degrades, abuses or endan-

sioners for the nomination,
telling Holloway she appreci-
ated his confidence.
* She, Leeper and Boatright
are up for re-election Nov. 19,
2012. Johnson announced in
July that she would ndt seek re-
election when her current term
Leadership changes are
entirely at the discretion of the
board, County Attorney David
Hallmap said Tuesday. As a
matter of custom, he added,
vice chairs have succeeded
chairs in years past.
"There's no-requirement
that they change it," said
Hallman. ,

gers them regardless of a per.,
son's willingness to partici-
Its survey received
responses 'from more than
11,000 undergraduate students'.
* at 53 colleges and universities
in different regions of the U:S.
and interviews with more than
300 students and'staff at,'18
carhpuses. It found more than
half..of college students
.involved in clubs, teams and
organizations experience haz-
ing, and nearly half, 47 per-
cerit, of students experienced
hazing, before coming to col-


on island
This will be a busy weekend '-.
on the island with the holiday
'home tour, a dbg parade and a
half-marathon r pn, among other .:
events, on Saturday. .
Those heading to the down- LOOKING FOR THE
town activities might take 14th ,
,r Citrona instead of Fletcher PEkFECT GIFT?
over to Atlantic Avenue, sug- Help support the Museum!.
gested Partee Boler, Reindeer G ve the gift of Membership
Run race director She noted ..ho f or
.o-,,iSit our Gift.Shop for a
the area in front of Fort Clinq. f iL e pres s
State Park v ill have runners .SGIiq..tie presents
going -in and out irom S-11 30


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Continued from 1A
Nov. 9 letter to'Corey.
The banner was purchased
by the Historic Fernandina

CAP Continued from 1A
They have assisted the
Amelia Island Museum of
History with renovations and
helped build a home with
Habitat for Humanity.
SHomeland Security mis-
sions with the U.S. Air Force
are also part of the CAP rou-
tine, and they are on call
24/7, ready to be activated for
search and rescue missions.
"We conduct several
SAREX (Search and Rescue
Mission Exercise) a year to
train for these events," said
The squadron funds a :
yearly scholarship to a '
deserving Nassau County
Student interested a career in
aviation, and performs aerial
law enforcement support All
of these activities are internal-
ly financed by extensive
fundraising of the member-
ship, said Randa.
"We are a 501(C)3 corpora-
tion that relies on the gen-
erosity of the community to.
help offset the costs of our
operations and training. We
also.need money to refurbish
or replace our meeting and
operations trailer. If you
would like to make a tax-
deductible contribution, you
can niail it to Fernandina

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Business Association, which
obtained the necessary permits
from the city. It cost the associ-
ation $350 to have made and
$50 in city fees.
The complaints allege

Senio'd Squadron, PO. Box
6282, Fernandina Beach, FL
32035." ,
Civil Air Patrol,
Fernandina Beach Senior
Squadron meets at 9 a.m. on
the first Saturday of the
month at the Fernandina
Beach Airpoi't, Squadron
Randa points out that one
need not be a pilot to join the
S"We have many positions
available for non-pilots. This
can include being on a
ground search team or as a

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wrongdoing on the part of the
, city, not the business group.
There has been no indica-
tion the candidates were aware
of the sign before it was

non-flying member of a flight
crew. You can also be a.
ground-based radio operator
or help with administrative
Interested parties fill out
an application and have their
fingerprintstaken in order to
receive an FBI clearance.
For information contact
Randa at (904) 583-1228 or
email dranda@flwg.us. To
learn'more about CAP, visit
www.gocivilaiypatrol.com or

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011 NEWS News-Leader

Deputy charged with domestic violence
GARRETT PELICAN internal review. cut behind her right ear and Deputies said Edwards
News-Leader The victim, 31, told her cheeks appeared red in and the victim had been con-

Nassau County Sheriff's
deputies arrested one of their
own early Sunday.
Lt. Vince Edwards, 40, is
charged with domestic bat-
tery after a verbal spat with
his girlfriend at his Fernan-
dina Beach apartment turned
violent, according to a
Deputy's report.
Sheriff Tommy Seagraves
said the 19-year veteran has
been placed on administrative
(paid) leave pending an

A pillar of smoke marked
the crash, site at A1A and
William Burgess Boulevaird in
Yulee whei e theFlorida.High-
way Patrol said a Middleburg
woman was killed Tuesday

deputies that during an argu-
ment Edwards grabbed her
by the finger and beit it.
Before she knew what had
Happened, she said, Edwards
pinned her to the floor.
She alleged that Edwards
then punched her twice in the
face before she could yell for
her juvenile son, a witness, to
run to a neighbor's apartment
and call 911, according to the
"The only visible injuries
that the victim had was a small

Troopers said Karlyn Ann
Goldbach, 22,,had been trav-
eling north 'on William
Burgess Boulevard just after 6
p.m. when she stopped at the
intersection to make, a left
tirn. Goldbach's Jeep turned
into the path of an A1A east-

color. The victim also had sev-
eral small scratches on her
neck," deputies wrote in their
Edwards told deputies that
the victim had been "acting*
crazy" and that he held her
down on the floor to prevent
her from hitting him. Deputies
said he did not have any visi-
ble injuries.
According to the report,
Edwards is.5 feet 10 inches
tall and weighs 250 pounds.
It did not list the victim's size.

bound Dodge Charger driven
by Crystal Ohlendolf ofYulee,
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Nassau County
4 I Extension Agent
You may have attended the
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aware of the many,4-H projects
displayed including the ani-
mals, but many more 4-H proj-
ects and contests were part of
the fair. .
4-1 offers 10 categories cov-
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Did you know 4-H has projects
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theater, art, healthy lifestyles
and environmental sciences
and many more?
4-H is a "learn by doing".
educational program for youths
ages 5-18, supervised by adult
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too. Today, 4-H is.the largest
out-of-school youth'program in
the U.S., with over seven mil-
lion members and 500,000 teen
and adult volunteers.
SToday's .youths need to
know they are an integral part
of our future success as a
nation. They need to experi-
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emotional safety, while being
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Current research indicates the.
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Positive experience-we can add
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Change doesn't have to be scary

lie News-Leader regu-
larly contains letters
from local curmudg,
eon Stanley Bunch.
His latest epistle (Nov. 16)
was similar to his many earlier
ones, which basically say: All
)f our local ills can be traced
io newcomers, all elected offi-
cials are either incompetent or
corrupt (or both), Fernandina-
natives are being forced out of
their beloved homes by new-
comers. and life was so much '
better for everyone in
Fernandina Beach 50 years
ago. And did I mention that
newcomers are the root of all
these evils?
S In my previous role as a
county commissioner, I had
the opportunity to interact
with Stanley on a.wide variety
of issues, and I quickly discov-
ered how some df these
issues were defined. For
example, you could not qualify
as a "native" unless you lived
in your home for more than

50 years
S show that
your fami-
ly had
fr been here
for three
or more,
Boyle tions. If
you could-
n't meet
one of these qualifications,
you were automatically a,
He writes oftthe anticipated
."removal of the poor (and)
middle-class old timers" from
the island to "communes in
Italia, Lessee or Kings Ferry."
He says, "The rich folks don't
Sworry me. ... It's the rich.
wannabes toting the fake
Gucci handbags that you have
to watch out for. It's the aver-
age folks (i.e., Stanley) carry-
ing the J.C. Penney handbags
that will have to pay for all

these fancy (government)
projects." (This sounds a little
like the class warfare we see
coming out of Washington.)
In another letter Stanley
writes, "All amenities; such as
schools and roads, will be paid
for by taxing people like us
(.e., "natives") that haven't
had a child in school for 30
years and drive 2,000 miles
per year." The dictionary
defines amenity as "an attrac-
tive feature or convenience,"
and only in Stanley's world are
roads and schools not consid-
ered critical needs, but simply
'amenities." As for Stanley not
having a child in the local
schools "for 30 years," 1 guess
he no longer counts grand-
children as family members.
His most recent submis-
sion states, "The first thing
they (newcomers) want to do
when they get here is to start
cloning Fernandina to look
like every other tourist town.
.. and the towns they (new-
comers) are leaving behind. If
Fernandina is such an ideal
place to live, why keep trying'
to change it?" He goes on.to
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two businesses on Centi'e
Street that were there 50
years ago (a family jewelry
store and a saloon). "All the
other businesses seem to
cater to the tourist trade."
Let's take a quick look at
that last jab (tourism). In
Nassau County, 23 percent of
the workforce is employed in.
the hospitality industry (most-'
ly on Amelia Island), and last
year tourists spent $251 mil-
lion (a quarter of a, billion dol-
lars) in our county (think of
the millions in tourist tax dol-
lars that benefit all county citi-
zens). Just two tourist proper-
ties, Og i Amelia Island
Plantation and The Ritlz
Carlt6n, Amelia Island,
employ, lo',re local people
than both of thd paper mills
c(,mbiia-dA Alnd yes, these are
both "newcomers."
Theifaerejce that,'new-
comers" are responsible for
small local retail shops clos-
ing, as well as new major retail
chains opening in ,iti area, is
flattering (that we"wdulldhave:
such influence), but such a
theory is totally without merit.
The new stores on Sadler
Road, as well as the big-box
stores in'Yulee, did not sud-
denly appear because "new-
comers" simply asked for
them (as Stanley would have
you believe), but rather
because savvy retailers identi-
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Nassau County and decided to

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Change is inevitable, and it isn't always good.
But we have been blessed that most four
Change has been positive.

invest millions of dollars to
bring new choices to our resi-
dents. It's called Capitalism,
Stanley, and with those new
stores came hundreds of new
construction jobs as well as
retail jobs once the stores '
opened. And is there anyone
out there who truly misses
the two-hour roundtrip adven-
ture of going to Jacksonville
for simple items that used to
be unavailable bn the island? I
sure don't.
Do many people (besides
Stanley) really want to go
back to the lifestyle of the
Fernandina of 50 years ago?
Do any of us really want a
drawbridge on A1A, or no '...
.Publix, Lowe's, Home Depot,..
Target or any of the restau-
rant chains? Would we be will-
ing to give up our world-class
fire rescue service serving
the island and the county, in.
order to return to a bygone
era of 50 years ago? Or what
about our award-winning.
parks, schools and beach
restoration that has occurred
since the 1960s (and today's'
parks, schools and beaches
are open to all Nassau County

S"Change" is inevitable, an'd
it isn't always good. But the
reality is that "change" has
come to Nassau County as it
has to hundreds of similar
counties across the country,
and we have been blessed
that most of our change has
been positive (new jobs, new
developments, new opportuni-
ties, new choices). Sure, it
may take a few more minutes
to reach 1-95 than it did. 50 (or
SJust il0) years ago, but many
c Ouuitl ils ih;it are now facing
bankruptcy would find that a
small price to pay for .the ben-
efits we've received.
But "change" can be diffi-
cult for'some residents, even
if it's positive:.To those like
Stanley who find "change"
threatening or unwelcome, let
me recommend one of the
best books ever written on
the subject, Who Moved My
'Cheese? by Spencer Johnson,
M.D. (Putnam Publishers).
It's a ciuick and easy read
(only 94 pages), and I prom-
ise you that after you've read.
it, you will never fear
"change" again.
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The turkey carcass has been picked clean
and the bones boiled for soup. The last of the
cranberry sauce has been scooped from the
bowl and the last nibble of sweet potato pie
devoured. With heavy eyes, sagging bellies
and untrustworthy bathroom scales, we say
adieu to another Thanksgiving holiday.
Hellllloooo, Christmas. That's right, in case
you haven't been to a mall, big-box store or
shopping center since October, those sappy
elevator songs about snow and sleigh bells are
called Christmas carols. The happy sappy ones
I actually enjoy. But if I hear "Grandma Got
Run Over By a Reindeer" once more this
week, I'm going to lower my standards of
human decency and holiday good cheer and
go find the guy who wrote it and force him to
eat a'whole Claxton fruitcake all by himself.
-Can we say enough already? Sheesh, it's
almost as bad as those barking dogs doing
"Jingle Bells."
OK, so you can present me with my Grinch
award now.
Actually, I love the lead up to Christmas
Day almost as much as I love Christmas itself.
That happens when you're an overgrown kid
like me. We didn't have the last of the
Thanksgiving dishes' put away yesterday
before I was up in the attic pulling down the
Christmas decorations. Before long, my wife
got in the mood and joined me.
"W6w, what got you started so early this
year?" she asked, poking her head into the
attic where I was crab walking along a narrow
walkway toward a pile of boxes containing var-

ious and sundry decorations.
"I usually have to prod you a
bit to get you into the attic." '
I stopped humming that
old Christmas favorite of
mine by Roy Orbison, "Pretty
Papers," and turned around
to give her my cheerful reply.
"I dunno," I said. "I woke
CuP OF up feeling in the Christmas
CUPOF spirit this morning and decid-
JOE ed to get an early start on it
so we can take our time and
Enjoy the decorating and not
Joe Palmer feel rushed and pressured to
get it done."
'And that was the truth, too. My wife and I
have been married nearly 35 years and most of
the time we get along like milk and honey. But
I gotta be honest, and I know I'm probably
speaking for A whole lot of couples, some of
our worst affairs of marital un-bliss have been
a direct result of something so simple as hang-
ing Christmas ornaments. Combine that with a
bad cold, cheap Chinese-made light bulbs that
\ glow enchantingly until you put the ladder
back in its spot in the garage and then they all
short out at once and the knowledge that your
decorations were so tacky last year that you
feared your neighborhood association would
make you take them down and you've got all
the lyrics to "I'll Have a Blue Christmas."
I can still recall us arguing, yes, arguing,
which side of the crib Joseph and Mary should
stand on with respect to the Baby Jesus in our

outdoor manger scene.
"Arrrrrr, #@&*% it, woman!" I finally swore
in exasperation. "Just put 'em somewhere,
&*A%#@ it!"
SAnd she narrowed those Christmas tree
green eyes at me and gave me a look that
would melt the polar ice caps.
"You're taking all the fun out of it,
Groucho," she fumed. "And besides, it's a sin
to cuss around the manger scene."
So this year we started early. And it paid
off. I got smart,this year and tested all the
bulbs first, weeding out the losers from the
winners before I strung them. I followed my
wife's directions this year and actually meas-
ured the distance between each pole mounted
hurricane lantern along the sidewalk. Most -
years, they resemble a set of dentures made
by a cross-eyed dentist. I had the votive glass-
es in them and the candles in the votive glass-
es before it ever got dark.
Finally, just as it was getting dark, we start-
ed hanging the decorations and lights. We
draped the shrubs withtiny red:lights, the low
greenery with tiny white lights and set the
whole thing off with a border of tiny green
lights. We have two big, lighted wreaths that
hang from each of the front bedroom windows
facing the street. In past years, for some rea-
son, I didn't connect the lights. This year I did.
Boydid it make a difference.
Even the manger scene went without a
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Island community, which supported the
Amelia Challengd. This event accomplished
one of the goals of the Rotary Club of Amelia
Island Sunrise, which is raising money for.
local'and worldwide needs. This fun event
requires a lot of community support and, in its
second year, the support was there.
Kudos to the teams who participated in
biking, running, walking, math problems, triv-
ia questions and "minute to win it" events that
had everyone laughing a lot. The top three
winning teams, Fernandina Beach Rotary
Club, First Coast Community Bank and CBC
Bank, won prize money for their designated
local charities.
The Sunrise Rotary Club is also thankful to
the many volunteers who planned for a full
year and worked at the event to make it as
seamless as it was. The Police Auxiliary Corps
made sure bikers arrived safely across the
finish line and Fernandina Beach High School
:provided the location.
SA surprising new addition was the band
No Alibi composed of Rotarians from Orange..
'Par k.'They gave an outstaAding(performance
-at their own great expense so that all pro-
ceeds would benefit charity. Locally owned
CB Advertising donated their professional tal-
ents ensuring the event was well marketed,
including awebsite with a millisecond count-
down. Our own News-Leaderwas kind enough
to give us a hefty slice of their print space,
Of course the Amelia Challenge wouldn't
. have gotten offof the ground in the first place
without sponsors and so a large portion of
thanksgoes to them. The first sponsor to: step,
Sto the plate was the Title Sponsor, Baptist
MedicalCenter Nassau. Gold sponsors were
Florida Public Utilities and First Coast
Community Bank. Silver Sponsors were
Red Otter Apparel, Footwear, Travel and
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, which donated
lunches to all participants. We.are so grateful
for businesses willing to share and .extend a
helping hand.
SThe event raised over $4,500 for local char-
ities as well as the: international nonprofit
Mercy Ships, a floating hospital helping devel- '
oping countries. For those of you who live,
work and volunteer on this island, aren't you
glad to be here? What a wonderful and gen-
erous part of the world!
S' Katey Breen, President
Rotary Club of Amelia Island Sunrise


Nassau County Commissioners:
Danny Leeper, District 1-Fernandina Beach,
-261-8029 (h), 430-3868 (cel),
e-mail: dleeper@nassaucountyfl.com.
Steve Kelley, District 2-Amelia Island,
Nassauville, O'Neil, 277-3948 (h), 556-0241 (cell),
email: skelley@nassaucountyfl.com,
Stacy Johnson, Distridt i-Yulee, 583-2746
(cell), e-mail: sjohnson @nassaucpuntyfl.com
Barry Holloway, District 4- Hilliard, Bryceville,
Boulogne, 879-3230 (h), 753-1072 (cell), email:
Walter J. Boatright, Ditrict.5-Callahan,
879-2564 (h), 753-0141 (celi'.,
email: wboatright@nassaudoUntyfl.com

City of Fernandina Beach Cdmmissioners:
Mayor Susan Steger: 261 -4372,
email: ssteger@fbfl.org,
Vice Mayor: Tim Poynter: 415-6533 (cell)
email: tpoynter@fbfl.org .
Eric Childers: 261-0116, ericchilders.com
email: echilders@fbfl.org
Jeff Bunch: 415-4902 email: jbunch@fbfl.org.
Arlene Filkoff: 583-8629,,email: afilkoff@fbfl.org

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Sixty years ago, while' in
Barcelona, Spain, I witnessed the
annual Running of the Bulls down
the narrow'streets of Barcel6na.
This event usually signaled the start
of the bullfight season was watch-
ing from a second-floor balcony.
Growing up on a livestock farm in
the Midwest, I learned early in life
That butting heads with a bull could
get very one-sided in a hurry.'
Almost as bad as butting heads with
Nassau County politicians,and the
fat cats,
'Watching the bulls run, I wor-
ried about the young people .run-
ning down the streets in'front of
the bulls and the imminent danger
they were in.
After watching and reading
about some store openings on Black
Friday morning, and all of the ensu-
ing chaos that followed, I'm con-
vinced the people in' front of the
bulls had a cakewalk in compari-
son with Black Friday openings. At
least they had a running chance.
Instead of calling it Black Friday,
I think Red Friday would be more
appropriate as pnost shoppers will
stay in the red for the coming year.
,I assume the merchants go.into the
black for the rest of the year. Maybe
SCheckerboard Friday would be a
more apt name.
Santa Claus shdws up earlier and
earlier every year. This year he
showed up in storefronts the first
part.of October. Poor old Pilgrims
and the ghosts and goblins don't
'stand a chance.
This year for Thanksgiving I
didn't know if I was eating Thanks-
giving turkey or Christmas turkey.
If Santa gets any earlier, he will be
Like this old farmer in 'the neigh-
borhood where I grew up. He never
was in sync.with all the other farm-
ers, but nobody could figure out
whether he was six months ahead
or six months behind everyone else.
When I was selling Christmas
trees, I always waited until the day
after Thanksgiving to start, even
though a lot of people wanted to
buy earlier. I did let people come
'and tag trees earlier for about 10
years, until the Grinch family came
along. Some would tag in October
and wait until December to cut.
Those'were the "'Good Ole
Days." Thanks again to the many
loyal customers, wherever you are.
Stanley Bunch

Makesyou wonder
Recent articles in the News-
,Leader dealing with the.city and air-
port tree issue made me wonder
why. First, I am a retired military
pilot with a commercial multi-engine
instrument license. I have been fly-
ing out of Fernandina airport for
over 14 years both for the Civil Air
Patrol and as a private pilot in'aircraft
with both basic and high tech GPS
(Global Positioning System). Let me
first point out that Fernandina Beach
airport has two GPS instrument
approaches to Runways 13 and 22.
Runway 13 GPS Approach starts
12.6 nautical miles to the northwest
and Runway 22 GPS starts.12.5 nau-
tical miles to the northeast. Both
approaches have several geograph-
ical positions that the pilot must fly
to and descend to (a no lower than)
As the pilot approaches the air-
port, the final descent point is 3 nau-
tical miles and an altitude is 420 feet
minimum descent altitude (airport
elevation is 16 feet above sea level)
from the runway. Th6 pilot either,
sees the runway and lands, or if he:
cannot land due to the visibility con-
ditions, does a missed approach and
either flies the approach again or
diverts to another airport. The argu-
ment that the airport needs addi-
tional approaches to cover all run-
ways is false, since both Runway 13
and 22 also have circling minimum

descent altitude of 4 feet, where as
the pilot could fly either approach,
see the airport at 480 feet altitude
and circle to land on one 6f the other
four runway headings. Over the past
14 years of flying at Fernandina
Beach airport, I only had three occa-
sions where I had to flya GPS instru-
ment approach due to weather con-
ditions, and one was to circling
minimums to land on a more favor-
able runway due to winds.
So, do we need to take down
trees and create more approaches?
In my opinion, no. Fernandina
Beach airport is not a regional air-
port, and is listed is a non-tower air-
port due tothe low amount of aircraft
traffic and the closeness of Jackson-
ville International Airport It is a fact
that the airport has three runways
(runways 22, 26 ard 31) with dis-
placed thresholds (an area starting
at the end of the runway to certain
point that the pilot may n6t land on)
to insure clearance over any obsta-
cles on the glide path. Theyare clear-
ly annotated in the FAA Airport
Facility Directory and Terminal
Procedures, plus painted lines and
arrows on the runways. To aid tie
pilot in maintaining a correct glide
path, several of the runways have a
PAPI (Precision Approach Path
Indicator) consisting of red and
white lights. If the lights are allwhite,
the airplane is above,the glide path;
all red below the glide path. An equal
number of red and White, the air-
plane is on the glide path and thus
will clear the obstacles. There is no
doubt, several of the trees on these
glide paths have grown in height
over the past years and topping or
removing them would be advisable,
but outright clearcutting would serve
no,useful purpose except for the
sake of a feWdollars.
Jerry Kawecid
Colonel, USAF (Ret.)
S Amelia Island

Christmas spirit
Merry Christmas and Happy
New Year to the person who stole
my cane at the Yulee Walmart on
Nov. 29 around 2:30 p.m. Always
remember: 1) what goes around
comes around, and 2) someone else
is watching what you do.
It takes a real big person to steal
a disabled person's cane!
Carole Herring

I wanted to express my disap-
pointment in the News-Leader for
the Nov. 23 publication your arti-
cle, "Pedestrian dies on AlA details'
remain scarce." It seems you had
plenty of details, old news of heart-
break that this family had already

experienced, including thiN mother
that lost her life.
My question is why bring this all
up now? The tragedy of her
deceased son had nothing to do
with the loss of Christine Miner,
his mother.
Hasn't this family suffered
enough without bringing back this
tragedy from the past? All of this
was just in time for Thanksgiving.
Virginia D. Greene

I want to take this opportunity to
praise an ongoing effort by some
local folks and to ask for your help
and support for a good cause.
If you have lived on the island
for more than a week, you have been
hit up by one sports team or anoth-
er in an effort for them to raise
much needed funds. I am sure you
have'helped out when you can,
knowing the money was well spent
I would like to take this time to
praise the efforts of a few local
adults. (The hitting you up part is at
the end of the letter.)
The Fernandina Beach High
School baseball team does an annu-
al Boston Butt sale each December.
Sounds simple enough, but it really
isn't There are a group of men who
put in a lot of effort to make this
happen. These aren't the parents of
players. These are the parents of
past players who still feel the need,
to give back to a program that
helped their kids not only become
better players but, more important-
ly, helped them become better
adults. They .have been actively
involved in the program not only as
they watched their sons as players
or their daughters as batgirls, but for
years after the playing had stopped.
This year they have set a goal of
cooking over 200 butts. Think about
that for a minute 200 is a lot of
butts. They borrow smokers from all
over the island and set up a campsite
at the high school. Each butt has to
be rubbed with a secret mix of
"secret butt rub" then smoked -and
cooked overnight. They set up tents
and sleep at the field overnight, tak-
ing turns tending the smokers, then
wrapping each butt for pickup in the
early morning hours.
Why are fundraisers like this
important enough to have a bunch
of grown men sleep overnight on
chairs and cook 200 butts, usually on
a very cold night?
This year it will help fund a week-
end trip to the University of Auburn.
This will give the players an oppor-
tunity to play, a few games against
local high schools in Alabama. The
important part of the trip really isn't
playing a few ball games in another
state. The goal of such a trip is to
introduce them to sights and sounds

of a major university and the town
'that houses it. If just a few return
holding the dream to pursue an edu-
cation there or at any college of their
-choice; then Iam sure that each and
every one of tie men who slept out
in the cold cooking those butts will
feel that it was more than worth it.
This is the definition of giving back
to the community.
Now comes the hitting you up
part I mentioned earlier. The butts
are now on sale. They will be ready
for pickup Friday, Dec. 30. They are
approximately seven or eight pounds
and ready to eat. Think about it -
great for New Year's Eve or New
Year's Day- no cooking, Mom! They
are $30. Please call me at 557-8350 to
reserve one for pick up. Thankyou.
Tony Crawford
SFernandina Beach

Feet tothe ire
SSimply put, if I owned derelict
property which was posing a safety
hazard the Code Enforcementfolks
would levy fines until I did the right
thing and cleaned up my property
("City will pay to clean property,"
Nov. 30). Where does Bank of
America get off thinking they can
simply decline to follow the rules?
'Maybe that is why they are in the
mess they are in today.
If I were king for a day, B of A
would not be allowed to walk away
from their responsibility. Fines
would be levied until the pain was so
bad they would clean up their mess,
or donate the property to the city.
Douglas Grant
Fetnandina Beach

The city of Fernandina is at a
crossroads. It needs real leadership
from its city commission. Only one
candidate in the runoff election has
the proven ability to make decisions
that affect a multimillion-dollar budg-
et, as well as the expertise to hold
hired personnel accountable ("City
commission candidates: Why I
deserve your vote," Nov. 30.)
John Elwell has 37 years of man-
agement experience. He can and
will hold the city manager account-
able. He can and will make the
tough decisions. A longtime resi-
dent, he is committed to this com-
munity and is a prudent fiscal con-
servative who will steward our tax
dollars and ensure that the city of
Fernandina remains fiscally sound.
I know John Elwell, his wife
Mary and their daughter Ali per-
sonally. I believe that John Elwell
can provide the leadership we need.
I encourage my friends and neigh-
bors to come out and vote for John
Elwell on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Cynthia S. Newton
Fernandina Beach




Fundraiser helps Santa and COA

Beginning with an early kick off last
week at the Holiday Cookie Tour spon-
sored by the Amelia Island Bed &
Breakfast Association, Santa has the
ability to learn a lot more about boys &
girls everywhere who have been nice
this year, cuit tesy of the Council on
Aging' of Nassau.
"As a COA board member I was
excited to see the 457 people who came
on the cookie tour learn about this proj-
ect sponsored by the COA. Over 100
people took the flyer to fill out and deliv-
Ser to COA, to pass the word to Santa
about all the good little boys and girls
they know. It might just result in these
kids getting a phone call from Santa
sometime before Christmas this year,"
said Deborah Gold, innkeeper atThe
Hoyt House.
As a senior himself, Santa-has many
friends who go to the Council on Aging
for fun and meals who can deliver the-
Sflyers right to him and Mrs. Claus!
Here's how it works: Parents, grandpar-
ents, family and friends pay a donation
of $10 to COA Nassau for "long distance
fees" by cash, check or online and fill
out the details with the child's name and


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contact phone number, some potential
time windows on when it's best for
.Santa to make contact by phone with
the child, etc.
These flyers will be "sold" at the
COA, at The Amelia Island Museum. of
History's Holiday Home Tour Dec. 2
and 3, other locations in the community.
Sand online nationwide.
Proceeds will go to help Santa help

local seniors with their new building
project on the-north side of Atlantic
Avenue betwwen 13th and 14th streets,
Meals on Wheels and-other s(uff the
"o1ldters" need. Santa and Mrs. Claus
will receive the fact sheet/flyer wheh
the $10 is delivered to COA from 8 a.m.
until 5 p.m, Monday through Friday
through Dec. 21, or through the COA
website. lHe or she will try three times
to reach the child at the number provid-
ed. Parents can stand ftext to the child
as they listen to Santa or Mrs. Claus on
the phone as they discuss some of the
"facts to use" from the flyer. No promis-
es will be made, but they will do the
best they can to make sure the child has
a Merry.Christmas.
Visit www.co.anassau.com to print
the form or use the online option:
The Council on Aging is a 501-6-3
nonprofit agency that delivers services
to Nassau County seniors in five cate-
gories including Meals on Wheels,COA
Transportation, In-Home Care and
Adult Day H:lalth C're, w-hlik ,:leratingl
two senior i creationon cenici-rr'


The Kitty Wish Tree at Cats Angels
is filled with Angel Wish Cards from it
kitties. There's a wide array of wishes
this year frm cat food, spay/neuters,
cat toys to an.adoption. Please stop by
and make a wish come true. An Angel
Wish Card makes a very nice holiday
gift when you donate in someone's
name. Cats Angels, 709 S. Eighth St., i
open Monday through Saturday from
a.m.- 5 p.m. While you are.there. take
look at the bargains in' the Christmas
Shop on cards, seasonal decorations
and gift items. Cats Angels is a 5013(c
charity and proceeds benefit its
spay/neiter program.,:
AngelTiree .,
A small number of Senior Angels si
need to be adopted. If you would like t
touch the life of a low-income senior c
zen this Christmas season, come to TI
Salvation'Army Hope Hoiise at the cor
ner of Ninth and Date streets. By pur-
chasing a little something from their
'wishlist,you will help bring joy, hope
and a smile into your Angel's life. For
information call 321-0435 or stop by
Hope House.
Seniors' di
The YuleiSenibrr-Chiristmas iihtna
will be held from 53o-730o-a p.m.-on 'B
3 at The Carpenter's House (Old
Nazarene Church) on US17 North in
Yulee. Tickets will be available at
Southeastern Bank in Yulee. Diners a
50 anil above are free, all others are $5
You. must have a ticket to attend. I
fyou would like to donate your:tim
moneylor services, contact Ashley Dil
at 225-9313.
T he eighth annual Shop with Cops
program is under way, raising funds fo
the needy children of Amelia Island to
K go Christmas shopping for themselves
and their families with a Fernandina
Beach police officer on Dec. 15 at .
Walmart in Fernandina Beach. All fun
donated go children ages 1-11, selected
by theirschool guidance counselors.
Donations are tax deductible. Make
checks payable to "Shop with Cops" ai
mailto Fernandina Beach Police -
Department, Att: Police Chief Jim
Hurley,.Shop with Cops Program, 1525
Lime St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
0668. For information e-mail shopwith-
cops@aol.com. '
A Adoptan Angel
The Adopt an Angel program at

Kayakers enjoy the annual Marine Corps League/Fernandina Kayak Club
"Toys for Tots" Paddle at Lofton Creek last month, above. The charity is
still accepting donations for Nassau County children in need. New,
unwrapped toys may be dropped off at American Legion Post 54, 626 S.
Third St., 10 a.m.-9 p.m., seven days a week, and atAlA Stow-A-Way
Storage and Truck Rental, 463915SR 200 in'Yulee, just west of Sonic
and the carwash, Monday-Saturday from 8:30 a.~'.-5:30 p.m. Call 225-
1940 for information. :

Quality Health invites community mem-
3- berstgld'bitessessest potivide giftsifor .
.? the residents;: i r ;, ;'. i r: :I
Contact Erika Woolard at 261-0771 to
obtain a wish list. Gifts need to be
brought to the facility by Dec. 16.
. Christmas dinne
Gracie's Kitchen of the Yulee
e, Interfaith Dinner Network will
da -serve a Christmas:dinner on Dec.20
from 5-7 p.m.
To donate, volunteer or for more
information, call 556-2496. To learn
more aboint the Coalition for the
)r Homeless of Nassau County, visit
Joy to the Children is gearing up.for
ds its annual Christmas Day celebration for
d some of Nassau County's children and
their families. '
S If you have. the opportunity to give of
nd your time or money this 'e.ar, contact
JOY At info@joytothechildren.org or
visit www.joytothechildren.org. Like the
5 Facebook page at www.facebook.com/
-, joytothechildrennassau.
Upcoming volunteer events include
shopping for toys and toiletries Dec. 4 at
5 p.m., with toy loading and transport at
6;30 p.m., at Walmart Supercenter in
Yulee. ,

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New, unwrapped toys for the Toys -,
for Tots program for needy Nassau
County children may be dropped off at
American Legion Pbst 54, 626 S. Third
St., seven days a week, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Contact Marge.Brewer at 415-1893. No
stuffed animals, please.

A1A Stow-A-Way Storage and Truck
Rental is.an authorized drop-off center
for Toys for Tots. Donations of new,
unwrapped toys may be delivered now
through Dec. 23 at their business office
located at 463915 SR 200 in Yulee, just
west of Sonic and the carwash. Office
fiours are Monday-Saturday from 8:30
a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call 225-1940 for informa-
Secret Santa
Dayspring Village, Inc., a state
licensed limited mental health assisted
living facility in Boulogne serving adults
with schizophrenia and schizo-affective
disorders, has an annual Secret Santa,
program for its residents. E-mail coordi-
nator Denise Cumbus at
denise@dayspringyillage.org or call
(904) 845-7501 to leardri about the
Christmas wishes of a resident,.baked
goods that'are needed or to schedule a
time to share your musical;talents.

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Angela Christine Huber of
S'l- Tampa and Jared David
Brown of Yulee will be mar-
ried Jan. 14, 2012, at St.
Andrews Church in
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daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
David Huber of Jacksonville.
The'groom-elect is the son of
,. Jesse and Charene Brown of
Miss Huber, Mr. Brown Yulee.



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W illis and B- I ,O~ .. 1'1 %f i -. .
Fernandina Beach celebrated
their 60"th wedding anniver-.'.:

17, 1951, in Blackshear, 'a.,
with Huglie Dixon officit-,,:
ing. She is the i.,rrnm, I Pi iv B,
The couple celebrated "
Nov. 15 at the home of Dairyl
and Kara Bellar. I -
Their children areJoann; Mr. and Mrs. Boyett
Boyett, Sheryl (Mark). "t .:' I i_ i
Harper, Betty Ann (jackY
Sparper; Bettkman, Doi (Douglas), Jellar, all of Fernandina
Turner and Kara (DarlytY Beach.


r Marine Corps Pfc. Justin ended the training phase with
T. Scott, a 2011 graduate of ., the Crucible, al54-hour, team
Yulee High School, recently evolution culminating in an
completed 12 weeks of basid- emotional ceremony in which
training at Marine Corps !.,- recruits are presented the
Recruit Debot, Parris Island, Mmine Corps emblem and
S.C., designed t6 challenge addressed as "Marines" for
new Marine recruits both the first time in their careers.
physically and mentally.
Scott and fellow recruits N Air Force Reserve Air-
began their training at 5 a. m., man Ist Class James E: Kettu-
by running three miles and nen graduated from basic mil-
performing calisthenics. In itary training at Lackland Air
addition to the physical condi' Force Base, San Antonio,
tioning program, Scott spent Texas.
numerous hours in classroom The airman completed an
and field assignments which intensive, eigbt-week pro-.
included learning first aid,. gram.that included training in
uniform regulations, combat- military discipline and stud-
water survival, marksman- ies, Air Force core values,
ship, hand-to-hand combat physical fitness and basic w:r-
andl assovttiwAl~6d n trinsg fare principles al skills: -
ing.:l'he.yt perfoi med, losee,: t Ah;iaen iho cdmiplete
order drill and operated as a basic training earn four cred-
small infantry unit during its toward an associate in
field training,- applied science degree
Scott and other recruits through'the Community
also received instruction on College of the Air Force.
the Marine Corps' core values Kettunen earned distinc-
honor, courage and con- tion as an honor graduate. He
mitment and what the core is the son of Karen Kettunen
values mean.in gliding per- of Amelia Island.
sonal and professional con- He is a 2001 graduate of
duct. Grandview High School,
Scott and fellow recruits Aurora.

New cutinay program

atetty P. Cook Center
,Florida Coast Career Tech, country club and institutional
a division of Florida State .. experience. He is certified'by
College, is offering an exit the American Culinary
ing new workforce certificate Federation.
program in.Commercial Food Interested residents need
and Culinary Arts to Nassau to attend one of the informa-
SCounty residents. tion sessions and then com-
The two-course program plete the Test of Adult Basic
was created to prepare indi- Education and the federal
viduals for employment in the' financial aid application. A
culinary and hospitality fields. high school diploma is. not
The 600 hours of training will required. Tuition scholar-
make graduates stand out ,. ships for Florida residents are
from other applicants in the available from the Betty P.
hospitality industry. Cook Scholarship Fund.
Food Preparation, the.first The one-hour information
300-hour training class, will sessions will be held Dec. 7,
begin at the Betty I Cook 10 a.m.; Dec. 8, 6 p.m.; Dec.
Nassau Center, on Jan. 11. 12,;10 a.m.: altd l)ec. 13, 6
Classes will meet MV[onday Ip.ma., at the Bettyt Cook
through Thursday from 4-9 Nassau Center in.Building'29,
p.m. tutil May 3.. "P ",, r, A111.
Restaurant Cook, the sec-' The center is located at
ond 300-hour'class for the ceri 76346 William Bfiigess 131Bvd.,
tificate, will be offered in the i l ,. Fo#' information, direc-
summeir termin. Chef Kevin tionk, or to RSV1 for an infor-
Nacke has 18 years in food nation session, call Tina
service including fine dining, i Elmore at 5418-44:5."


Free dinner
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for individit-
als and families in need in the
area on Dec. 15 from 5-6:30
p.m. at the church, 941017
Old Nassauville Roadl.
Meals are normally served
on the fourth Thui-sday of
each month. Due to the
*Christmas Day holiday, the
meal is being served a week
early in December,
The church also delivers
meals to those who cannot
come. (On the day of the meal
if possible, anyone attending,
or needing a meal delivered,
should call 261-41741, ext 110

i in advance.
FRr information, call
Robyn Stuckey at 583-3280.
Dinner network
S 'Th Inlterfaith IDinnir
Network provides a hot, nutri-
tious dinner four nights a
week at the Salvation Army
Hope House. Ninlh and Date
streets, for the island's home-
less and needy. The 11)N com-
prises 11 local churches. The
group is looking for 1moire
churches that would likc to
serve lioillnrs oec night'a
month. Small chulrclesl can
pail'neriwith otliirs. C( ll
AileinnWoodi a 491-4900 for

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The #1, happy zeros
Long ago, in a place similar past all the other zeros he went until
to this but without blemish, dwelt #1 he reached the very front of the line.
with a chain of happy zeros trailing After a quick glance at #1, and His
behind Him. Though #1 Was first in meek style of leadership, the unhap-
everything, His style of leading was py zero lunged in front of Him.
that of a servant and not a'dictator,. Instantly, wayward zero lost all his
,Actually, it was for this yery reason value. His new position looked ,
that the zeros loved following Him. something like this:
Though it's true zeros are zeros, in 01000000000000000000.
S the place where #1 was king, every Now don't ask me why; I suppose
zero was rich and full of value ; it's because no one likes to be at the
Unfortunately, for a season, all that'. end of the line, but the zero that was
came to an end.. 'now at the end saw what the first
S Here's what happened. At the zero did and decided to follow suit;
very end of the line of happy zeros and so the migration began. Zero by
S was a certain zero that was tired of zero they went, one after the other
always being at the end of the line. until finally all of them, though now
So, as the.story goes, the not so in front, had totally lost all their
happy zero decided he'd take mat-. worth. Sad picture isn't it?
ters into his own hands and relocate (000000000000000000001). Little did
himself. All the way from the back, they know that all their valie hinged

and celebrating His birth
on being rightly thing. Fascinating, isn't it; the more supremacy, call it Lordship, it's all
related to the #1. we are willing to be at the back of the pretty much the same thing. Jesus is
OK, not my typi- line, the more value we seem to the only one begotten of the Father
cal newspaper arti- have. In a world that thinks clawing: (Jhn 1:14). He's the firstborn of
S cle, I know, but I your way to the top and being mainy bethren (Romans 8:29). In
Couldn't miss the out in front is what it's all about, we Him all the fullness of the Godhead
opportunity to talk have a lot to learn from our'humble dwells (Colossians 2:9). In Him we
about the most Savior. liveand move and have our being
Important #1 When I think about my own life (Acts 17:28). All things were made
Jesusl That's right; and the many times, like the zeros, by Him; and without Him was not
PULPIT this simple little I've left my position in line, I can't anything made that was made (John
NOTES story carries the help but thank God for His mercy 1:3).
main message of, The truth is, I've left my place more As we approach this wonderful
the Bible. We, the than I like to admit. Thankfully, after time of the year when many will cele-
Pastor zeros in the narra- I've wallowed around in my "nothing- brate His birth, instead of seeking to
RobGoyette tive, have tremen- ness" for a while, Jesus has been so be in front, my prayer is that our
dous value, but it's gracious to help me get back where I greatest joy be in serving Him and
only as we are in right relationship to belong. In the end, being rightly one another.
the One who gives us our worth. related to Him is the most fulfilling : Robert L. Goyetteisp'astorof
Without Him, we are nothing. place I've ever known. Living Waters World Outreach Center
Conversely, with Him we are every- Call it preeminence, call it rgoy@livingwatersoutreach.org

Bible study -
SDestiny Fulfilled Christian
Ministry, 528 S. Eighth St.,
Fernandina Beach, is teaching
on a profound subject in the
\Word of God (Adonai), the "
feast and festivals of the Bible.
Come learn about the death,
burial and resurrection of
Jesus (Yeshua) through the
feast and festivals, every
Thursday, Dec. 1 through Jan.
19. For information call 583- .
S New Jerusalem Holiness,
816 South 10th St., will host a
benefit program'at 6 p.m. Dec.
3 to help Minister James and
Sister LaChell Moore and fam-
ily whose home was
destroyed by fire Nov. 14,No
one was injured. The church
felt led to help the Moore fam-
ily according to Galatians 6:10,
"As we therefore have oppor-
tunity, let us do good to all
men, especially unto them
who are of the household of
faith." Minister James Moore
and family are former mem-
bers of New Jerusalem and
are staying in a:motel while
they seek a larger place to
live. Financial donatioinsare
appreciated. Make checks
payable to James Moore.
One God
One God, One People, One
Song Program will be at
Historic MacedoniaAME
Church, 202 S. Ninth St.,
Fernandina Beach, Dec. 4 at4
p.m. All are welcome to come
and praise God as one.
Singing will be provided by
local churches. All churches
are welcome (two selections
per church). A freewill offer-
ing will be taken.
A free adoption seminar for
Prospective adoptive and fos-
te-r care parents will be held
Dec. 4 starting at 3 p.m. at
First Baptist Church, 1600 S.
Eighth St.. Fernandina Beach.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m.
Childcare provided.
The seminar will cover
myths about adoption and fos-
ter care, paperwork involved,
different avenues to adoption,
foster care and orphan care,
testimonials from adoptive'
families and offer a question
and answer period. For infor- '
mation call Jarrett and Amy
Potts at 225-9153.

:.' Join the Salvation Army
Hope House on Dec. 6 at noon
.s Major Marge Strommer,
the Salvation Army's
Northeast FloridaArea
Command Chaplain, shares
the Gospel at the facility locat-
.ed on the corner of Ninth ard '
Date streets. For information
11a 321-0435. .
Wednesday dinner
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church hosts a church supper
every Wednesday that is open
to the public. Dinner is at 5:15
p.m. in Burns Hall, followed
by programs for adults and
children of all ages. Cost is $7
for adults, 85 for children and
S24 for families.
On the menu Dec. 7 is
Tourtiere, a French Canadian
Christmas meat pie with.
horseradish sauce, scalloped.
potatoes, vegetable medley,
garden salad, mini croissants
and orange cake, plus sweet
and unsweet tea; lemonade
and coffee. Dinner is catered
by Old South Yankee
Gourmet Shop. .'
Make reservations by call-
ing the church office by noon .
the Monday before at 261-
4293. For information about
the programs visit
Prince of Peace Lutheran
Church, 2600Atlantic Ave!,
will hold a rummage sale pec.
10 from 9 am.-2 p.m. All pro-
ceeds will be used to purchase
medical supplies for the
Honduras mission trip.


"No Room at the Inn," a display of
nativity scenes, will be at the sanctuary
of Memorial United Methodist Church
and the Partin Center at 601 Centre St
.today and Dec; 3 from 10 a.m.-4,p.m. in
conjunction with the museum's Holiday
Home Tour. Enjoy refreshments and
Christmas music. Admission is free,
with donations accepted for the
Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau'
Christmas answers '
Moms, dads and kids of all ages,
enjoy an entertaining morning as you'
get answers to Christmas questions Dec.
3,9:45-11:30 a.m. in the ANCHOR of
First Presbyterian Church, corner of
Sixth and Centre streets. "Why Do We.
Call It Christmas?" is hosted by Phil
Vischer, the creator of Veggietales, Jelly
STelly and What's in the Bible? Enjoy
SChristmascookies following the show.
Call 261-3837.
Wonderful life
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St, will present the Advent
Worship Series, It'sA Wonderful Life,
Dec. 4, 11 and 24, at 8:30,9:45 and 11
a.m. Week one is It's A Wonderful Life
"-Because God is Present Here and Now;,
week two, Because'God has been
Faithful in the Past; week three, Because
God Will Be Faithful in the Future; and
on Christmas Eve, Because God is With
Us! Service times Dec. 24 are at 4,5:30
and 7:30 p.m. Holy Communion at 4 p.m.
Toyland Concert
The Toyland Concert featuring "This
Hope" at First Baptist Church-Dec. 4 at 6
p.m. is a yearly event to collect toys for
Toys for Tots. Admission is one
unwrapped toy. This Hope, a five-mem-
,ber male group that glorifies God
through music, has harmonies and a fun
style that promise to make this the best
concert yet Childcare and senioreare
provided. Call 261-3617 or visit
Jonathan Richard Cring, author,
columnist and screenwriter, and Janet
Clazzy, musician and film composer; are
the duo Spirited, blending word and
song with entertainment and inspiration

for audiences of all'ages. They will per-.
form A Spirited Christmas, a holiday
tribute that celebrates both the sacred
nature of peace on Earth and the glee of
child-like anticipation, with singing, .
funny stories and tales offaith on Dec. 5: :.
at 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran
SChurch, 2600 Atlantic Ave.
SAdmission is free, with an offering,
collected at the end to defray expenses
and a book, movie and CD available to '.
purchase. Call 261-2034.
The duo has just finished a U.S. tour
and is en route to Christmas with.their
families in Miami,'with 16 concerts
along the way .
Memorial United Methodist Church;
601 Centre St, will hold'an Advent class;
Christmas is Not Your Birthday!, Dec.7 7
Sat 6:15 pm. in Maxwell Hall,ledbyRe.'.'
IThe communityand visitors are invit-
ed to share in Advent Communion
Services Dec. 7, 14 and 21 at noon in the
sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church,
9 N. Sixth St Come and receive a
Christmas gift.
Memorial UMC Holiday Service of
Healing will be held Dec.:11 at 5'p.m. in
the Sanctuary, recognizing that the holi-
days can be extremely stressful for indi-
viduals in so many different ways. Come.
and unload your burdens and hear some
sounds of the season by the handbell
choirs. For information contact.Pastor ,-'
Hollie at hollie@mumconline.com.
ATlme orChrisms
Have your heart warmed and your
spirits lifted in "ATime for Christmas" at
First Baptist.Church'Dec. 8-11,This
Broadway-style musical takes the audi-
ence on a journey through the history of
Christmas while emphasizing the impor-
tance of the true meaning of the holiday.
Show times are Dec. 8-10 at 7 p.m. and.
,Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Visit FBFirstcomor
call 261-3617.
Christmas cantata
SThe Chancel Choir of First
Ptesbyterian.Church, 9 N. Sixth St,
.presents the Christmas Cantata, the
Promise of a King, A Christmas
Proclamation of Hope, on Dec. 11, in

worship at 8:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. Nursery
Christmasat Chapel
The Chapel Choir and Orchestra will
. preset Tom Fettke's Christmas.
Cantata, "God Is With Us," on Dec. 11 at
10 a.m, The community is invited to cele-
brate the wonder and majesty of the sea-
son with the members of Amelia
Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road,
Amelia Island Plantation. Call 277-4414
or visit ww.ameliachapel.com.
Quiet Christmas
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St., presents A Quiet
Christmaswith Bells on Dec. 11at 5
p.m. in.the sanctuary, a healing service
and the opportunityfor personal prayer
time at the altar.
Christmnaspageant .
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St., presentsThe Best
Christmas:Pageant Ever on Dec. 14 at .
6:15 p.m: in Maxwell Hall, performed by.
the Fernaidina Beach Middle School
driqa department
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St., presents I Hear the
Prophet Callin' on Dec. 18 at 8:30 and 11
a.m., a Christmas cantata presented by
the Chancel Choir and instrumentalists.
Join Living Waters World Outreach
Center as they celebrate Christmas with
two services.on Dec.24: the first from
4:30-6 p.m;; followed by a second fro':--
6:30-8 p.m. Celebrate the birth of Jesus
with worship and an encouraging mes-
sage honoring the coming of the Savior
of the world. There will not be a service
'Christmas morning in order to provide
the church family extra time to spend
together on this special day.
Memorial United
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St., will hold Christmas Eve
services at 4, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24
,in the sanctuary.
A Blessing of the Toys and Carol
Sing will be held Christmas Day at 10
a.m. in the sanctuary. Kids are invited to
wear their pajamas..A New.Year's Day
service will be held Jan. 1 at 10 am. in
Maxwell Hall.

SWorship this week

at the place 9 your choice

Sunday School ...................9:30 a
Sunday Worship......................10:45am
Wednesday AWANA.........:,.......6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ...............6:30 pm
941017 Old Naauville Road' County Rd-107 South
Fernandin Beach, FL32034

This space available..
Call one of our
AD-isors to help youO
reserve this space for
your upcoming events
or weeklyservices.
ask for Candy, Christy
or David.


"Discover the Difference" at
Am elia Baptist
4:' Church
Pastor Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
Comer of Bucane rsTr. & Gbing Road, P=emadlau Bhc
For More Information Call: 261-9527

Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15 am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
OffA1 A at entrance to Omni Resbrt
Amelia Island Plantation


Sunday School 9:30 am
MorningWorship 8:15 am and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeing 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age
Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
85971 Hartb Rd., West 904.225.6128
Yule*, FL 32097 Fax 226-0809

i(novai#ve S/Ys Connwmpora&yMusic,
Pastor Mike Kwlatkowskl
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Nursery Provided
KidKredlble Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Progmm Wed. 0 6:30pm
Conrn r w"), Cr/snt.. I
Con-nctag wt#h Peolae

Please/o/n us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:0OPM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Pastor Charlie Sward

20 Soutl Nlnti 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 ?:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
IWednesday Mid.-wek Service 7-9p.nm.Ministries:
BsnaA Van, Couples, Singles, obuth '

I :- Fellbwship
17982 N, Main Street Jacksonville .i
S lst 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
Sunday School.... ........ 94SA.M.
Worship Service.. ........... 0:SSA.M.
Dlsipleship Training ..........6:00P.M.
Evening Wdithsp ;..'......... 0iQOP.M.
Wednesday Pellowshlp Supper.. 6:00RM.
Wednesday Prayer Service ..... 7OOP.M.
736 Bonnieview Road' in trom nSae R.)
904.261-4018 (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 5:00pm 7:00pm Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Chlldrons 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 ine corner
of8th &Atlantlc
7:30 a.m; Holy Eucharist
&15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
M6O0 sm. Holy Eucharist
II 15 m. Senice
6 p.m. CeltlcWorshIp 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE 2nd Sunday
www.stpetersparlsh org

I Memorial

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CtiralyWlaMhlp ...45am In MaxweltHall
Y Bi o Bru ......... 45am In Ybuth Center
undy~iooltlll>.I...... 945am & 11am
Waimuia wlhu wi ....i.l5pm&3psnm

Dntgcan FerncninBah
SSunday Services
SundayHoly Communlon 8:00'&10:00 am
5th Sunday Morning Praye'r10:00 am
Sunday Children's Bible Class 10:00 am
WednesdayHoly Communion-12:15pm
Rev. J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
18so lake Park Dc (Amela Park across fom YMCA))
904-491-6082 W1,HolyMn-2d.lca-nSnre
W me theUturylrtom Ihe 1928 BookofCoonmn Praer

Destiny Fulfille
Christian Minist
528 S. 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL
Sunday Worship
9:bO'AM 11:00 AM
Thursday Night Service
7:30 PM
Pastor Jeff & Lynn Wilson
for Info, call 904-583-8512
(between Fir & Elm Street)


Living Waters
Contemporary Worship
SAT,. .6:00 pm
SUN .9:30am
WED ..7:00pm
Youth, Nursery
& Chlldrens' Mlnlslrles
Rab S bi.r teo ts
d, IP 321-2117
On A1A mile west of Amelia Island
www.LfvingWatersm utreacb.or
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Breakfast& auction
Amelia Island Parent
i Coopel alive Preschool will
hI s-t iti a.nnliiil Pancake
Bi e:i,;atl & SiliLi \ ALIlIn.11 on
Dec: 3 from 8-10 a:m. at
Applebee's, 2Q06 S. Eighth St.
.Br { kiu i,.i Iic l;>lical ;.i $6 each
and :,vaillab. hi mi.ghli :1
AIPCPiniic, b i li :,1 ill. door.
The ileni aiilim incl.idl- ,
tI 11he- e pa l k I ic kel -, I i' i
Cl uisi-., i-.' ll miii LI i
pass. i ;ill aui _*~-i .l d
Jagual Io ltbial. .gllint pnack-
age and mn li: c A pl i':e, dl
S will benefit the Co-Op,.
Que-i.n-. Call 'l-11 61. A '
The Winter Wonderland
-Concert' ill b- held D.c 11. -
at Tli<: Pi'L-C iit AAj-i.;a
Island.All Amn-liaA. i; Ac-, '
demy riusic and art ide.lilni
(excludi.ng afier -Cchul, p o-
lg ams.i will pal licipate in thiks
:. ; d shu si-as,, ,'* taln.i' T [i,_'-kl-
S' e -.lii -aclh andl ive ad'i-s 'I
S. three c'onicel rS. tihrtiu l'iui. lie
S day Ticketl are available If. ni
any Artl Acadenmy instructor
of student. -.r al lih, Ail..'lia
S Islarid-Fernand'lina Bea ii-
: tle. Clharibel oi CoLiiclil cn
on Garewayr'Boulevard. Call'
27 r7-1221'; i t, ain

Yule+. High h-,,.,,l, Pcrlfoi-
rnling A t; Depai tm.ent will
hold a Chi isnma- Exnirav:ian-
za and Silent Anctlion on Dr-ec
S I:, 13at 6 p at Yu lee High
School The h-, w \'ill inc.iude
S perfoi mancli.-: by the miiiiic'ii
Sthealel, guiaru and band clhs.-.
es Hunrdiledst'of dollarsin
prizes are available at lhe
S silent auction in,!udine thli-ni-
ed gift baskets soch as 'Tl"
;Golier." "Day o)f R-elaxation."
"The Great Outd oors,"" i t-,n
Chokic'' and ,theli 5 Mo-r
prizes and certificate- ha:ve

been provided by local mer-
chants. Admission is $5. For
information call 557-1156.
The Fernandina Beach
Middle School band and choir
will perform a Holiday Con-
cert Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the
SFernandina Beach High
School c: ;Itil i:i Performers
f-om the Beginning, Concert
and Symphonic bands will
play sO -i:,i nvl fia',A il:es The
audience, : '.ill a .. njyheai--
ing from the school's new '
choir. The concert is free.
Holiday workshops

enljy,1, r,[-:isi- t.;, 'intr-rlic,--d
.A ai. a:ind lioliday gifts Dec.
"2-' fro r 9 a lii n n i ieach
Sday at tle Armlina Aris Ac.
ademy. whil-e _-i g dians ini 'y
': : '11 a lu e- tlI _vel. I m]fs iiinul.t.-
ilio piri dlon,: Fui inl lornila
tion ill 7. 17?.2 ,
Sleuth Camp
She l.c:k Ho:>lmes is con. -
ini u.t to t:wn in January and
kids nied oi. get ready Juin
ili-A i liiA Jis' Ac adei-li
D:.c 2'-. and 29. 9 a.n I, i noon
elih da), lo Rlearn how to
l',l tiystei ie-'s and ili(iriks
oti beir~ a Supei-sletlth. S.iUCIl
as writline in invisible ik. firnd-
iMY LAWe: uand iii'.,re For iages
4- 10 For into iritiic, call the
;:ciden\y ait 277-1225
Fun mystery
The world's miost l'aijiouis
dei.ectivt, is called to investi-
;ire a diamond theft at an
opr,.l alhil-se in "Sherlock
Holnie-. and tlhe Ope ia House
Mystl y,." an original stage
play bas--d on the work of Sir
A thui Conan Diyle. present.
ted .lJ 7 at 2 p ni by Amelia
Arts Arade:my and the Florida
Division of Cullui al Aflail s.
The play is fun for the entire
family Ticket; a;re Si each.
Call A7R-l 2


U.S. Marine Corps Staff
Sgt. Jason Adams and Sgt.
Elvia Rivera of Blount
Island Command demon-
strate self-defense tech-
niques for the Litle
Women of Fernandina
Beach, left. The young :
women gather for a group
photo with the Marines,

9 TO 4
Going north on 14'" from Sadler. Turn nght on Park.
Next right Is Perimeter Park.
First Bldg on the right. parking beside Building.


18 N. 2nd St. Fernandina Beach, FL (904) 261-7020
Support your Local Artists!
Art is the perfect gift!
Ask for your free. "Artists of Amelia"
book with a purchase of $100.00 or more.
Submit vour art, Monday 9am noon, Dec. 5th!
Theme of show "- Seasons"
All mediums considered for acceptance
L.AA membership is nor required
December 10th, 5-Spm Open recepdton
SFeatured Artist. Marilyn Eflein
S December 17th: Call the gallery for times
and to resene a space!
Kids, 69 years and Middle school 1I0.14 years.
Spaces are limited. ,IAA membership not required
Featured artists: The "Photographers Group"
F.rr a coU.npkiL s.ieduile ofe eens and classes orr r:. rent 111 facilin
v\\\. islandarm.org or call 261-7020 for informaricon.


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zi.EBMIiT!EE, F'pH:,TO).
Scout Pack 583 visited the Fernandina Beach Police
Department recently, where Officers Jack Bradley, Peter
Cross and others welcomed them with openness, love
and patience as they explained even intimidating con-
cepts with care and in a positive manner. The troops
learned not only about handling emergencies, but also
how good decisions on their part translate for their fami-
lies and the community. The department's commitment
to the community is greatly appreciated and assures that
the youth will continue to make decisions that will con-
tribute to the well-being of our community for years to
come, said Den Leader .itpal Dutta. "We truly appreci-
ate the time spent with our.scouts and the attention to
detail of the officers."

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Monkey Barrel
There more than monkey business going on at
the Monkey Barrel in .the Spa & Shops at Amelia
Island Plantation.
Owner Dina Martin offers a wide selection of
items with little ones in mind.
"We carry a variety of clothes and toys from
around the U.S. and some European countries as
Martin worked in retail management after college.
When she decided to open her own store, she
took business development classes to familiarize
herself with the business side of retailing.
Dina chose to open a childrenS store because
she enjoyed working in retail and being around
She wanted to create a whimsical atmosphere in
the shop using an animal that children could enjoy,
so she chose monkeys.
With the help of family and friends, Monkey Barrel
was opened in March 1996 and its been a source
Sof fun and fulfillment ever since.
"It's been great and my family loves to help me
with unpacking inventory, merchandising and
Parrons will find clothing in sizes from newborn to
size 10 for boys and size 14 for girls and a good
selection of toys including puzzles, games, dolls.
and cars as well as beach and pool toys, stuffed
animals and arts and crafts kits.
Business hours at
Monkey Barrel are
10 a m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through
Saturday and
11 a.m to 5 p m.
on Sunday. Visit
with Dina and her.
staff Gwen. Kathy. Sally.
Caroline and John William
at 92 Amelia Village. Check ,'
out their Facebool: page
or e-mail Dina at
Phone 261-0777.

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Hornet grapplers top Bucs,fall to Saints

News leader

The Hornet grapplers were in action
Tuesday in a Iri-match with Sandalwood and
First Coast.
"We did really well considering we are still
missing five varsity spots," said Brandon
Crowder. wrestling coach at Yulee High
School "We had some junior varsity guys st.-p
up and some guys moved up a weight class
So, overall I am happy with the progress
The Hornets lost to Sandalwood and beat
First Coast.
"Our seniors did a great job." Crowder
Johnny Shepard and Nate Turbeville won
both of their matches and Matt Sweetman
went 1-1. Chance Cook. Garrett Jammes and
Jackson Precilier also won both of their
"The thing that impressed me mr'st was
the JV wrestlers.at the end," Crowder said
"Brenden Lyle. David Shepard and Gabe
Grooms al, won and looked great doing so
This year we are light in the upper weight
classes, but our overall depth has been
"All of our kids are turning into nice pieces
for our future. Everyday they get better. We
have four seniors this year and a lot of young
guys. so the mix of youth and experience is
exciting "
The Hornets travel to Lake City Saturday
SThey host West Nassau Wednesday in front of
the student body and travel to Sr Joseph Dec
10 The county match is Dec 14 at Fernandina
Beach High.
The FBHS wrestlers are in Cocoa Bench
today and Saturday for the Space Coast Duals
tournament They host Bishop Kenny
Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The local AAU wrestling club is hosting an
"I Own Florida" series tournament at Yulee
Middle School all day Saturday.

The YuleeHighiSchool wrestling team hosted Sandalwood and First Coast in a tri-match Tuesday night. Senior Johnny Shepard, top, pinned his Sandalwood opponent Jackson
Precilier, senior Matthew Sweetman, center, and sophomore Chance Cook, right, in action for the hornets.

Pirates top Baldwin 7144, host Eagles tonight


News leader
Tuesday was the home
opener for the Pirates. They
rebounded from Saturday's
loss to Bartram Trail and the
visiting Baldwin indians were
the victims
The Fernandina Beach
High School boys basketball
team pounded Baldwin 71-44.
The Pirat'es jumped out to
a 10-6 first-quarter lead and
extended it to 19-8 at halftime
SThey scored 21 points in both
Sthe third and fourth quarters
while the indians mustered
just 14 and 16, respectively.
Jordan Mclntosh had a
Sdouble-double 15 points and
12 rebounds) to steer the
Pirates He also had an assist,
a block and two steals.
Casey Mack scored 12
pints. Fabian Petravic had 10
and Emanuel Brown chipped
in nine. Petravic, Brown and
Jared Pauls had seven boards
apiece Pauls also had five
assists and Donavan Rainey
had three steals.
The Pirates host Episcopal
tonight at 7:30 p.m ; the junior
varsity plays at 6 p.m.
The Yulee Hornets lost
77-60 to Hilliard in their sea-
son opener Tuesday.
Cpnner Wetmore led the
way with 14 points for Yulee.
T stBniii Bennett and Aaron "'
Chapman had eight apiece
and.Melvin Benjamin chipped
in seven. .: :' : ..'
S"We just got out-sized and
beat in the paint." said
Jonathan Ball, head basket.
bal.coach at Yulee High
School "They out-rebounded
us. Hilliaid has got some
Good athletes and will be .
tough this year "
The junior varsity beat
Hilliard 56-46.
Yulee is also at home
tonight, hosting Creekside at.
7:30 pm The junior varsity


r .

The Fernandina Beach High School boys basketball team hosted Baldwin Tuesday in the home opener of 2011. The Indians were manhandled
71-44. The Pirates are back home tonight with Episcopal. The junior varsity squad plays at 6 p.m. and the varsity tilt is at 7:30 p.m. Pictured,
from left, Pirates Emanuel Brown, Kyle Baker, Tyler.Somora and Logan Vendola.

tilt is is at 6 p.m.
The. Lady Hornets arc- at
Baldwin Monday and host'
West Nassat Dec. 9 at.6 p.m.
S The.FBIS girls basket-
Sball team fell 64-54 to Terry
Parker Tuesday. Mackenzie
McBride scored 23 points and
.Darian Vinkemeier scored 15
for the Ldy Pirates. -
The junior varsity girls
Swon 3911. Deanna Smith
Scored 13 and Casee
Yarborough had six for
The Lady Pirates traveled

,to Ponte Vedra Thursday.
' They. lost West Nassau
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in a dis-
trict matchup,
TheFBHS girls soccer
*' teamrpushed its record to 6-0-
1 with Tuesday's 3-0 win over
West Nassau (3-1-2)..
,Lauren Motile, Liba
Buchanan and Janica Castro
Scored the goals, Anna
Bridwell. had an assist and
Penfrin Bille recorded a pair of
saves in goal.
The Lady Pirates host-dis-
trict foe Ribault at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday and Nease at 6:30
p i' Thl'i lay :l
IFl: FBi'i'. boys soccer
team shut out the visiting
W est N:a:i,.i.i \\:Vii i.r-. 2-0
Tues'cla) Th: l'ii:l' led 1-0
at lliiiini t' nni r Nelson
and lan Paul scored the goals
for FBI-IS.
The'Pirates traveled to
Ribault Wednesday and are at
Nease today. They host
Bishop Snyder.at 6 p.m.
Monday and Ribault at 7:20
p.m. Tuesday.
The YIS boys soccer

team swapped score for score
in a 3-3 tie against Trinity
Christian Monday.
"Sloppy conditions and a
physical game," YHS Coach
Mark Willette said.
The Hornets host West
Nassau Monday.
The Fernandina Beach
Middle School boys soccer '
team is 7-0 with Monday's 40
win at YWlee.
"We are having a great
season so (ar," FBMS Coach
Stuart Hamer said. "It was a
great team effort. Our

defense played excellent, only
allowing two shots on goal."
Topher McCranie,
Spencer Cutajar, Chris Grego
and Remi Dijon scored the
goals for FBMS. Ben Snyder
and Philipp T'lxdorf had the
T' I.he Pirates play at
Providence at 5:30 p.m. today.
They host the county champi-
onship matches today at
Pirate Field, Games start at
10 a.m. The giils title' ganle is
slated for 1 p.m. anld the boys
play for the crown at 2:30 p.m.

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The 2011 Vida Race Series Turkey Trot 5K at Omni Amelia Island Plantation was held
Thanksgiving Day morning. Donna Brunette, 31, and her daughter of Hanceville, Ala.,
top left, head for the finish line,. Sarah Wanzo, 31, of Fernandina Beach was the over-
all female winner with a time of 19:45 and Bill Beaumont, 55, of Yulee was the male
55-59 age winner, top right. Young sprinter Declan McCabe, 8, Fernandina Beach,
above left. Mike Strasser, 22, of Fernandina Beach was the overall male winner with a
time of 16:30. Turkey trotter Roger Bautista Jr., 42, of St. Louis dressed in holiday
gear for the event.


The annual Oyster Bay Fishing Tournament and fish fry was recently held at the
Oyster Bay Yacht Club and Marina. Tommy Simpson, left, captured first place with a
24-inch, 4.14-pound reddish. His grandson Justin Griffis, center, took second place
with a 19-inch, 2.7-pound redfish. Wayland McAllister, right, took third with an 18.5-
inch, 2.6-pound red. Also reeling in fish was Simpson's other grandson, Jesse
Simpson, front. .


Yulee High School's swim team sponsored a breast cancer awareness meet Oct. 20.
The proceeds from "Swim for Life" T-shirt sales and pink cupcakes, cookies and
lemonade raised more than S160, which was donated to the Donna Hicken
Foundation. Pictured are, from the top, Jasmine Duke, Caitlyn O'Rouke, Madison
Higginbotham, Cameron Harville, McKenzie Landrum, Christian Harville, Trey Butler,
Megan Lewis, Casie Shaw, Gino Carollo, Destiny Sutton, Savannah Shelton, Reagan
Butler, Sarah Curtright, Samantha Abernathy, Alex Curtright and Emily Wheat. Senior
swimmers were also recognized at the meet for their contributions to the team -
Higginbotham, Butler, Landrum, Cameron and Christian Harville.



Pasta dinner
T he Fernandina Beach Senior Squadron :
Civil Air Patrol will offer a pasta dinner with
salad and bread today from 4:30-8 p.m. at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center for:he
Amelia Island Runners' Reindeer Run. Dine in
or take out. Donation is $10 for adults and $5
children under 10.
For information call 415-0131 or 415-0217.
The Reindeer Run is Dec. 3, starting and.end-
ing at Main Beach Park. Call 491-4959 or visit
www.ameliaislandrunners.com for details.

Dodgeball tourmey
A Holiday Dodgeball Tournament will be
held Dec. 18 at Peck Gymnasium. The tour-
nament will be round robin followed by an '
elimination tournament; Games begin at 9
a.m. Register at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center,through Dec. 9. Team fee
is $50 per team and is due at registration.
Tournament is open'to ages 13 and up.
Format is five-on-five with an eight-person
roster limit.
S For information, contact Jay at 277-7350,
ext. 2013, or at jrobeitson@fbfl.org.

Continental Championship Wrestling will'
bring pro wrestling to Hilliard Middle-Senior
High School Dec. 10 with 7 30 p.m bell
time. See Kevin Toole take on Ricky Jay for
the Southern States title, champion Scotty
Biggs defend against Maddog Miller, tag-team
sensations, The Marcs Brothers and get a
shot at the championship against John
Douglas and Rob Justice. The CCW champi-
onship will be on the line as "The Future"
Jonathan Wells attempts to wrestle it away
from champion "Rock 'n' Roll" Chris Turner.
"Sir" lan Shire, Samantha Steele, Hayden
Price, Dante "The Dragon" Steel and,a host
of other wrestling superstars will also be on
Partial proceeds go to the Hilliard Middle-
Senior High School football team and
advance tickets may be purchased at the
.school. Visit www.ccwrestling.biz.

Youth sporting days
Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot Shot
Trail, Yulee, is hosting a holiday Youth
Sporting Clays Clinic Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. The clinic is an introductory session
to the shooting sport of "sporting days," an
outdoor sport and a great training tool for
hunting and clay target shooting.
The fee is $50 per youth-adult pair arid
$25 for each additional youth and includes
clay targets, ammunition, use of a shotgun .
and lunch. Just 15 spots are available so reg-
Sister early; deadlineis Dec. 10. Shooters ages
S12-18 may participate with an adult. The clinic
includes safety training and instruction by a .
certified NRA instructor, 50 clay targets per
individual and picnic-style lunch. All shooting
will be supervised by an.experienced tiooter.
The moriiirigsession-Will include safety
instruction, shotgun,familiarization and opera-
tion and live firing at straight away clay tar-
gets, a safety review and question-and-
answer session will be conducted during
lunch and the aftemoon session will be con-
ducted in small groups on the sporting clays
course, supervised by an experienced shoot-.
er. .
SExperienced shooters may use their own
shotgun with the approval of the instructor. A
parent or legal guardian must sign a permis-
sion slip for the youth shooter and the adult
shooter must sign a release form for both.
For information call 753-4619 or 548-9818
or visit ameliashotgunsports.com.

Register for winter adult basketball league
through Jan 6 at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center Team fee is $250 and is
due at registration,
Games will be Monday and Thursday
nights with a possibility of some Wednes-day
nights at Peck Gym beginning Jan. 16. Ten
regular season games will be followed by an
elimination tournament. Teams must have
matching colors, check color availability upon
For information, contact Jay at 277-7350,
ext. 2013, or at jrobertson@fbfl.org.

Reindeer Run
The annual Reindeer Run, how a half-
marathon along with a 5K and children's run,
is set for Dec. 3 and will include several new ,
:hdliday-themed features for the whole family. :-
,.; 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
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. :
Registration is closed Packet pickup Is
today from roon to 9 p.m. at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center. The half-mara-
thon 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 wjll benefit the Healthy Start pro-
gram, Friends of Fort Clinch and Amelia

Island Runners' youth running programs.
SCall 491-4959 or visit www.Amelialsland
Runners.com, 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.

There are organized bicycle rides in
Femandina 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 st6ps
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 man-datory as wells
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 e-mail notices at www.
amneliaislandcycling. corn or www.nfbc.us;

The Christian Laettrer Basketball Clinic
will be held Dec. 10 at Peck Gym from 10
a.m. to noonfor ages 10-12 and frbm 1-3
p.m. for ages 13-15 with a girls clinic from
3:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $40 per child with a
,$10 discount for additional siblings Pre-regis-
ter at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center
by Dec. 7. ,
SFor information, contact Jay at 277-7350,
ext. 2013, or at jrobertson@fbfl.org.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast
Florida will host its annual Bowlfor Kids' Sake
fundraiser in February. Bowling dates in
Nassau County are Feb. 18 and Feb. 25. Vigit
www.bbbsnefl.org for information.

Join the Amelia Island Runners
Wednesday nights under the lights from 6-7
p.m.. (weather permitting) at the Femandina"
Beach High School track, 435 Citrona Drive.
These weekly runs are open to the public .
Free expert coaching advice is available .
most weeks from Roy Benson, a nationally
recognized and published exercise scientist .
and running coach.
Join members from the club for 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 mem-
ber of the clubto participate.
For information, email president@ameli-
aislandrunners 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. Petarfque (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.

ChaO1m rBMwtin
Nassau Challenger Bowl-ing 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. *

Baseball and softball umpires can join the
fastest growing umpires association in
Northeast Florida, the River City Umpires
Associa-tion. River City Umpires is currently
recruiting men and women interested in offici-
ating 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 www.rivercityumps.com.

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 $60
for stadium seats. Club seats are sold out.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at
(800) 745-3000 or online at

The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
Acres. Socdal hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at
7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Bill Bass at
277-4398 or wwbass@bellsouth.net or visit

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

' 2011-12 SCHEDULES

Girls Basketball
Dec. 5 at Baldwin
* Dec. 12. at Hilliard
Dec. 13 al Femandina
Ded' 15 al Oakleal
.Dec. 30 Consolationchamp

Dec. 2
Dec. ;
Dec. 1
'Dec. 1
Dec. 2
Dec. 3

Boys Bassetbail
al Bishop Snyder
Sal Broach
6 al West Nassau
9 al Bolles



' Junior varslly games are ai 6 p m
Boys Basketball
Dec. 2 EPISCOPAL 7:30
Dec. 5 at Unlversity Christian 7'30
Dec.9 at Bishop Kenny 730
Dec. 15 TRINITY 7:30
Dec. 16 MATANZAS 7 30
Dec. 17 at Bishop Snyder 7 30
Dec. 20 at Bolles 7:30
Dec. 21 WOLFSON' 7:30
Dec: 29-30 JT Smith at Yulee
* JV games are at.6p.m.

Girls Basketball, ,
Dec. 6 WEST NASSAU' '7:'0
,Dec. 8 EPISCOPAL 7:30
Dec. 12 at Camden Counly 7:30
Dec 13 YULEE" 6:00
Dec 15 alStanton 7:30
Dec. 29 County at Yulee
Dec 30 Countyaat Yulee
Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
Boys Soccer
Dec. 2 at Nease 7:20
'Dec. 5 BISHOP SNYDER 6:00
Dec. 6 RIBAULT* 7:20
Dec. 8 at Oakleaf 7:20

Dec. 13 EPISCOPAL 7:20
Dec 15 WEST NASSAU" 720
*" Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
Dec. 2 at Space Coast Duals, Cocoa
Dec. 3 at Space Coast Duals, Cocoa
Dec. 7 BISHOP KENNY 6:00
Dec. 10 at FletcherJV IBT 8am
Dec 14 COUNTY 6:00
Dec. 16 at Camden Duals 6:00
Girls Soccer
Dec. 6 RIBAULT* 5:30
Dec. 8 NEASE. 6:30

Dec. 14 atNease
Dec 15 al West Nassau'
* District., .. .


Dec. 3 at Lake City. IBT tourney
Dec. 7 WEST NASSAU (In school)
Dec. 10 at St Joseph. IBT loumey
Dec. 14 County at West, Nassau

BoysSoc er
Dec 2 MCO
Dec 7 at Ribault'
Dec 8 at Ralnes'


Girls Soocer
Dec 2 MC 530
Dec. 5 WEST NASSAU* 5:30
Dec 7 at Rlbault' 5:30
Dec 8 at Raines* 5:30
Dec. 15 ST. AUGUSTINE 5:30
Dec 3 CounlyatFBMS
Dec 5 CHARLTQN 4:30/530
Dec 8 at St. Marys 4/500
Dec 12 ST. MARYS 4/:00
Dec 13 atCamden 4/6500



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2,2011 NEWS News-Leader


International Gold, Silver and Diamond Buyers Paying on

the Spot for Valuables This Wee in Fernandina Beach

By Debi Lambert

Fernandina Beach-area residents are in frr a rare treat
when the In ernatio6nal Gold. Sil.er and Diamonrd Bu,ers
(IGSDB) host an e.enl here. from December 1st 3rd,
at the Hampton Inn Amelia Island. The company has
identified this region as prime'rerritor, for purchasing
your precious merals-especially gold and silver The
IGSDB estimates that local residents ha.e millionsr of
dollars worth of valuabless rhat the', no longer need
or want. That is where the IGSDB comrres n-lhey
specialize in buying those items from local sellers in the
U S.. Canada and Europe
Items like gold coins, scrap gold, sterling siler
and tea sets also diamond rings are in high demand
right now, and IGSDB is purchasing massi;.e quantities
of them on behalf of their global net.',ork of collectors,
dealers and refineries.
Currently 'on an international tour, IGSDB hb:3
included Fernandina Beach on its list of slops for this
week Residents are urged to mark their calendar for thi.
special opportunity to meet oneon-one w.,ilh gold, ll/er
and diamond specialists
Because of IGSDB's low overhead, e resources and massive volume, the company is ofren
able to pay out more than other dealers and retailers
Many customers are surprised at ho..: much the;, are
offered for seemingly small amounts. "I had tr.' bent
herringbone necklaces, a class rng, and some ou:daled
earrings that I brought to a show. I A.alked out wvilh
$425 in less thhan 15 minutes," said a satisfied guest
Providing ean .economic boost to each region ir
visits, the IGSDB projects to pay out $350 000 at eadlc
e/ent-a testament to the high oc'lume of oilers the',
purchase and the prime prices being paid Offers are
made based on rarity, numismatic value. condition and
maoirket alle..
Company spokesman M hthev Enright says. "'ve
just paid $4,700 for a loose 1 25-carat diamond
Our- mission,is to pay'local residents on the spot for
sterhlng silverware, fine' jewelry. coins and precious
metals-especially silver and gold The company has
seen a huge influx of gold lately. "Customers have'been

scrambling to cash into the record-high .oalue ao gold,.
adds Enrighl. F.o those :.vho are unsure if their iterrim are
genuine gold c, silver, or simply costume,. conipan', *'.ill
test I for free "The best straitegy. s I o bring all ilems i.-.
the sho.v for a free e',aluatlon fron, our specialist ':I.
al.-.a/s amazes me ho..' a small handful of gold and
sil.eC c nr t urn into hrndied' '"of dollars in jusl .a fe..
moments \'Ve test neigh, and bu, items righl on the
spot. Enright says.
/A a recent sho.v, a small-to:.',n deenlist had -c nice
paF day. 'I have been collecting dental gold for ,ears
from patients '*..ho didn't .A.ont their extracted teeth
It really added up-m, check is for over $31.,000!
AWhile most people don't ho..e buckets of dental gold
at their fingertips, the/ do ha.e $750 worth of scrap
gold scattered throughout their homes or mismatched
.:-; In addition to scrap gold, fine e'.velr and
diamonds coins are a big hit Offers will be made on
.all coins dated 1965 and earlier-gold ccins, sfl.er,
sili dollars, halF dollars, quars,q s, nickelss aid. dimes.
Enrrigh t explains. "U S coins'made before 1970 are
Svorth more than their legal tender amount because the/
contain 90% sil..r Rare dates and mint marks can make
Them e/n more valuablee 'We recently paid 178.000.
for an dmazingd orn collection. One couple brought in
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The Amelia Island Museu
:History's Holiday Hone Tou
during five his
ptoric homes
dressed upfor
the holidays. a ral-
fle and a lunch
con (tickets sold
separately) is
today and Dec. 3
Irorm 10 a.m.-4
p.m. each day. Tickets are 3(
available at any of the our hc
or the museum. Free Irolley
portation between hdmes.
Luncheon at the Beech St
Grill is $15.with seatin!ps at I
a.m. or p.m. both days\Tickc
available at the museum onl
online at www.ameliampseu
For information visit tht web
call 261-7378.ext. 100.
The Fort Clinch
State Park Holiday
Encampment Dec.
3 and 4 is a gather-
in Civil War era
costumes as they
place fresh :greenery on the r
,deco'drate a period Christmas


and portray daily life asit was in the
winterol 1864.Theladiesstring
m of n berries and popcorn on the iree.
lr fa- whilee cheerful fires burn in the fire-
1places and soldiers answer ques :
tions about what itis like to be sta-
tioned at Fort Clinch. Call(904)
277-7274 or visit www.floridas-

:The ToylandConcert featuring
Sand This Hope"at First Baptist Church
)uses ', Dec.4 at.6 p.ro.is a .,
:rans- yearlyevent designed
to collect unwrapped
reet toys lor the Marines'
1:30 "Toys for Tots" pro- .
ets are gram.'Admission" Is
y or one unwrapped toy.
m.org. Special guests will be
)site or: This Hope. a five- :
member male group
whose goal is to glori-
l' God through
music and whose har-
monies and fun style of singing
Promise to make this year's concert
the best yet. Childcare and senior-
care il provided. Call 261-3617 or
visit FBFirst.com.


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Gail McCamy, left, and Pam Helton are working on the 15th edition of An Evening in
December. Seventy-five area musicians are presenting a concert of narration and
music that reveals "The Heart of Christmas." Presentations will be af 7 p.m. on Dec. 9
and 11 at Amelia Baptist Church.

Goodliem great music
For theNews-Leader I

or more than 15 years
the Amelia Island
community, ad espe-
cially the members of,
Amelia Baptist Church, have
benefited from the collabora-
tion of two good friends: Pam
Helton and Gall McCamy.
More than 20 years ago,
Neil and Pam'Helton moved
here as the first family called
to pastor the newly forming
Amelia Baptist Church. Gail
McCamy was already in town,
having arrived here to be a
music educator with the
Nassau County public
The story goes that Pam
took her fledgling choir to
perform a musical "Bind Us
Together" atthe FirsIt-.ptist
Church In need of an accom-
panist for the performance,
Pam asked Gail, "Can you
play this for us?" Well, as any-

body would know now, Gail
can play almost anything. The
two talented ladies hit it off
right from the start, and soon
Gail was feeling the call to
join Amelia Baptist and con-
tribute her talents to the
emergence of the music min-
istry there
Through the years, the
Helton and McCamy families
grew closer as the Helton and

McCamy kids came along and
grew up together in the fami-
ly tradition of youth choirs
and church activities. This
was the inspiration back in
1995 for Pam and Gall to form
Allegiance, a youth choir that
is comprised of middle and
high school kids from across
the county who want to praise
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Brehkfast
will be held on Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. at Burns Hall of St.
Peter's Episcopal Church, presented by the Nassau
County NAACP.
Donations are $20. Tickets are available now from any
member. For information contact Arva Butler at 277-1256 or
bostler@comcast.net or Johnel Preliou at 261-9361 or jpre-
The community is Invited to attend the $5 Jewelry Sale
at Baptist Medical Center Nassau today from 7 a.m.-5
p.m. In.the boardroom, sponsored by the Baptist Medical
Center Nassau Auxiliary ard featuring jewelry, stocking
stuffers, gifts for teachers and the entire family all at $5
plus tax. Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted. For
information call the auxiliary office at 321-3818.
The Fernandina Beach Senior Squadron Civil Air
Patrol will offer a pasta dinner with salad and bread from
4:30-8 p.m. today at the Atlantic Avenue'Recreation
Center for the Amelia Island-Runners' Reindeer Flun. Dine in
or take-out. Donation is $10 for adults and $5 children under
'10 For information call 415-0131 or 415-0217. The Reindeer
SRun is Dec. 3 starting and ending at Main Beach Park. Calf
491-4959 or visit www.ameliaislaridrunners.com for details.
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SA remote controlled model boats fun sail and exhibi- ,
tionwill be held Dec. 3 from 10a.m.-noon at Amelia :
Island Plantation. All model boats welcome, working or stat-
ic, finished or not, except gas powered. Spectators, including
supervised children, welcome. Call Hal Mather at 261-6420
for details andto. arrange for a pass at the security gate.
RAIN Humane Society will Iold a yard sale on Dec. 3
S from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. In the Cotton-Eyed Joe's parking lot,
S located at the foot of the Shave Bridge on A1A. All proceeds
will benefit the animals of RAIN Humane Society.
Join a park ranger for a leisurely paced hike to discov-
Ser the island's natural communities on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.at
the multi-use trail pavilion located at the south beach
area on Little Talbot Island. Bring bug spray and bottled
S water. No reservations are. necessary and the program is free
w ith regular park admission. For information contact the '
Talbot Islands Ranger Station at (904) 251-2320.
The Amelia Island Museum of History invites the pub-
lic to its next Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on Dec. 7 at .
noon with local author Cara Curtin presenting
F~rnandina: Fact & Fiction. Curtin has written s.e.vral his-;
.,'. :'ii rn. my~l. &es set in Fernandina and will di :uSss the -
r.j -ss or weaving fact and fiction into an intriguing story.
Discover the process of spinning historical fact and urban leg-.'
ends into good historic fiction. This program is free and open
to the public. Contact Alex at 261-7378, ext. 102.

The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island will host its
monthly coffee bonDec. 8 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 further information, including
the location, contact Debbie Price atdeb203@aol.com or
310-6060, or visit http://newcomersclubofameliaisland.com.
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The Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third-St.,
invites the public to discover the history of the shrimping
industry with Dr. Tonyituhits.sm Dex,9 at p..m. Stubjts
recently wrote The Ocean Under the M~QIaapd f wjll.;ciScpss.
over 150 years of shrimping history, including how several
factors came together in the early1 900s that made
Femandina the center of the modem shrimping industry. His.
presentation will cover some of the pioneers of the industry
and how it has evolved over time, including some of the diffi-
culties today's shrimpers endure to keep the domestic indus-
try alive. This program is free for museum members and a
'suggested donation of $5 fornon-members. Contact Alex at ,
261-7378, ext. 102., : ..
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Wild Amelia Nature Festival, in partnership with Fort
Clinch State Park and Keep Nassau Beautiful, will host a.
beach clean up on the Fort Clinch shore on Dec. 10 at 9
a.m. Entry to the park is waived for participants. Meet at the
fort parking lot at 9 a.m. Contact Len Kreger at I kreger@com-
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Dec. 1 marks the beginning of the North Atlantic Right
Whale calving season offshore Amelia island. To get the most
S recent update on these giants that migrate from the Bay of'
Fundy and the North Atlantic to give birth here in warmer
waters, attend the Wild Amelia Nature Festival's "Wild
Nite on Whales" Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Peck Center
Auditorium. The nature forum is free and open to all ages.
Speaker will be Katie Jackson of the North Atlantic Right -:
Whale Project of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservati6n
S Commission. Visit www.wildamelia.com.
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The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside,
Ave., Jacksonville, presents its Talks and Tea Lecture
Series Dec. 14 and 15 at 1:30 p.m. This seated gallery talk
offers tea reception immediately following Pre-registration is.
required. Cost is $6 and includes free admission to the muse-
um and gardens. Call (904) 355-0630 to register.
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Gingerbread ship
The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread pirate
ship is docked in the lobby of The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island.through Dec. 28,
Made from 1,200 pounds of sugar and
3,000 eggs, the S.S. Amelia serves as a
festive backdrop for countless holiday
memories. All are invited.
'Christmas Carole
"Christmas Carole" opens today at
Alhambra Theatre and Dining,
Jacksonville Beach, starring Gary'
Marachek as Scrooge. Group sales are
available. Tickets start at $42 for adults
and $35 for children hnd:include dinner,
show and parking. Call the box office at
(904) 641-1212 or visit www.alhambra-
jax.com for information.
Holidayplay -
Amelia Community Theatre, 207
Cedar St., presents the family holiday
favorite, "A Christmas Story," with
performances tonight and Dec. 3, 8-10
and 15-17at 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m.
matinee Dec. 11. Directed by Toni -
'D'Amic6, this family favorite is the story
of young Ralphie and his hopes of find-
ing a Red Ryder BB Gun under the
Christmas tree.
, Tickets are $20 adults, $10 students
and tnmy be purchased by calling the box
office at 261-6749 or online at www.ameli-
acommrinitytheatre.org. The box.office
opens each Thursday-Saturday from 11
a.hi.-1 p.m. Please bring non-perishable
food items for the Barnabas Food Pantry
to help ACT Against Hunger. There will
also be a. "Leg Lamp Raffle."
Courtyard Nights will be held'at the
YuleeMiddle School cafetorium tonight.
at 7 p.m. featuring a Nassau County
Holiday Music Festival with the Yulee -
Primaiy Dolphin Singers, director Gaye

The 2011 Kinderstudios Company Dancers perform at The Ritz-Carltnon,
Amelia Island tree lighting celebration Nov. 23, above. The dancers will
present a Christias Spectacular on Dec. 18 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island. Dors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. For
information email alexandra.kindermusik@comcast.net. --
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a fireside holiday storybook read by
Santa and afternootntea. $45 per person,
ages 5 and up, including gratuity. Call
Santa photos
Take free photos with Santa on Dec. 3
from noon-4 p.m. at Peterbrooke
Chocolatier, 1427 Sadler Road, next to
SPublix. Children will enjoy a visit with'
Santa and receive a free downloadable
photo. For information call 277-0162.
: The Garden Club of St. Augustine
presents the 43rd Annual Toir of
Homes, "Christmas Remembered," on
Dec. 4 from noon to 5 p.m., with tia and
boutique from 1-5 p.m. Visit six private
homes in the historic downtown area,

Shop, Market on the Square, the St.
Marys Welcome Center and Sheila's
Hallmark. Contact the St. Marys
Welcome Center at (912) 882-4000 or
Winter Woniderland
S The Winter Wonderland Concert will
be held Dec. 11 at The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island. All Amelia Arts Academy
music and art students (excluding after
school programs) will participate in this
talent showcase.
Tickets are $10 each and give access
to three concerts throughout the day.
They are available from any academy
instructor or student, or at the Amelia
Island-Fernandiha Beach-Yulee Chamber
of Commerce on Gateway Boulevard.
Call 277-1225.

Foote; Yulee Elementary Panther dating from the 1700s, decorated by the Ban concert .
Singers, director Valerie Jones; Yulee club. Tickets'include tea and boutique
Middle School Chorus, director Andy featuring treats and crafts. Free red train The Fernandina Beach, Middle
Shepard; and Callahan Middle and transportation. School band and choir will perform a
Intermediate. choruses, director Mary Advance tickets are $20, or $25 day of Holiday Concert Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at
Ann Salis tour. For credit card purchases call the Fernandina Beach High School cafe-'
Please bring a canned good for the Peggy or Ann at (904) 826-0024 or make teria. Performers from the Beginning,
Barnabas pantry. The Courtyard Nights checks payable to GCSA Tour of Homes Concert and Symphonic bands will play
.Series is sponsored by Florida State and mail to 3008 First St., St. Augustine, seasonal favorites.
College Betty P Cook Nassau Center, the ,FL 32084-2272. For information visit The audience will also enjoy
News-Leader and the Nassau County www.gardenclubsofstaugustine.org or hearing from the schools talented new
Record. It is free and open to the public. call Bea at (904) 825-4614." choir. The concert is free and open to the
Light refreshments will be available butpublic.
individuals may bring their own. No alco- Ganrson Ke r li orwal
hol.;Lawn chairs are encouraged. Call Grammyaward-winner, best-selling H on lwa
548-4432 for information., author, humorist, radio personality and Go "Holiday Walkin' at The Ritz" with
celebrity speaker Walkin' Nassau on Dec. 14 at,5 p.m. as
S- riStmGaSlOW Garrison.Keillor will' ,members enjoy a short walk of the-deco-
The Annual Christmas Glow spon- share his hilarious stated grounds of The Ritz.Carlton,
scored by the Woman's Club of anecdotes about Amielia Island. Meet in the Lobby
Fernandina Beach will beheld tonight growing up in the '- Wa egfld ~ r.therjfth aerlawdifor
,fror5;30-8:30 p.n~.atthe,eWoman's Club American Midwest, i fgithbtbp;4cluyres provided hyWllipn.'
Clubhouse at 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd .. the people of Lake Nassau. Drinks available for purchase.
(behind the Atlantic Avenue Recreation ." Wobegon, and "late- Parking is free.
Center). Just follow the luminaries.tothe":: life fatherhood" at A:: For information contact Jane Bailey at
clubhouse. Holiday Evening with d dnjbailey@mindspring.com or 261-9884
There will be face'painting, entertain- Garrison Keillor on or Dyanne Hughes at dyhughes@att.net
ment and visits with Santa. Chili, hot' Dec. 6 at7:30 p.m. at the Times-Union or 206-4417.-
dogs, chips and colas will be served for a Cente '-Moran Theater, 300 West Water '...
fee. Cookies and punch.will be free. This St.,-Jacksonville A meet and greet/book. 1 as play
is the Woman's Club's gift.o the commu- I signing with Keillor will be held around 9' : The beginning drama students at
nity. p.m. after lhe show in the lobby. Bring .WesrNassau High School will perform
Please come and bring a friend. All your books for signing. Tickets start at "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by
ages are invited. Call 415-1283 or 707-, $43. Call 1-888-860,BWAY-or visit, :':'. BarbaraRobinson on Dec. 15 at:6:30 :
5136. www.ardstseriesjax.org. ; : Wp.m., 1 Warrior Drive, Callahan. Tickets
TasteofAmel a i..'' '' ;' are $3 at the door and children are wel- .
TasteofAmelia hripst, come. ce
The 20th annual "The Taste ofAmelia 'Ticketsare now on sale for .Nit Bore rista
- Island," a culinaryrfair to benefit the ..' Fernandina Little Theatre.: presentation N
Nassau County Yolunteer Center,will be of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," Saita's challenge sets'the stage for St.,
held tonight at the Omni Amelia Islaiid the classic holiday comedy by Barbara Marys Little Theatre's production of
Plantation Ballroom.-. ;;. .Robiinson. -' 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, an
S The theme is "Ring'i the Holiday When the usual director of the u" original script written-just for SL Marysi
Season'" Twenty restaurants and wine :' church Christmas pageant is injured, interwoven with traditional and contem-.
purveyors will highlight their cuisines :.: Mrs. Bradley steps in to help out and poiary music, Dec. 16,17 and 18 at the
and wines. Cocktails are from 6.30-7 p.m. finds the task made even more challeng- : Theatre by the Trax. Tickets are $10 for
and the Taste from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy music ing by the participation of the exuberant adults, 86 under age 12 and available at -
by.-Crescendo Amelia" and a silent auc- and feisty Herdmann kids all six of the St. Marys Welcome Center, Bulldog
don. Attire is semi-formal. them!' Liquors or Cedar Oak Cafe. Call (912) .
Tickets are S40 and available at Performances are-Dee. 10, 13,15,16 729-1103 or visit www.stmaryslittlethe-
Century 21/John T. Ferreira Insurance and 17 at.7:301p.m. and Dec. 11 and 18 at- atre.com. , :
(Centre Stieet and 463820 SR200, Suite 2:30 p.m. at FLT, 1014 Beech St Tickers ,
101); News-Leader (511Ash St.); CBC' are $12.50-$14, depending upon perform- ,WilteiLCl- iVar I .:
Bank (14th Street); First'Federal Bank ance, and: caribe purchased at the door' Enjoy a Winter Wonderland Carnival
S(Sadler Road.and A1A in Yulee); and ih advance at The UPS Store in the Dec. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the
Horizon's Restaurant (Palmetto Walk); Publix shopping center. FLT is a small,. Atlantic Recreation Center, with games,
The Plantation.Shop, (PalmettoWalk); fitimate theater space and patrons are crafts, tasty treats, face painting, hay -
VyStar Credit Union (14th Street); Tax encouraged to purchase tickets in rides and an appearance by Santa Claus.
Collector's Office (86130 License Road,.' advance. Game and refreshment tickets are 25
Yulee and in Callahari); and the : S .. cents each. For information contact Jay
Volunteer Center (1303 'asmine St., Suite' San p tOS h at the city Parks and Recreation
104A).. Call61-2771 or e-mail RAIN Humane Sociery will host Santa Departmentatjrobertson@fbfl.org. ,
ncvcfb@aol.com. Buy tickets at www.vol- pictures on Dec. 10 and 17 from 10 a.m.-2 .,ll
unteernassau.org.. p.m;. at Paws-Ability Resale Store in the H laywo
P-niucn'en .-,Age -1 itAno mtn

Santa Paws photos
Bring your favorite pet and furry
friends to have their picture taken with
Santa. Cats Angels will sponsor pictures
with Santa "Paws" at PetSmart in St. '
Johns Town Center on Saturday/Sunday
Dec.,3 and 4, 10 and 11 ard 17 and 18
from Il'a.m.-4 p.m. Santa "Paws' will be ,
at the PETCO in Yulee on
Saturday/Sunday Dec. 10 and 11 from 11
a.m.-2 p.m. '
The framed photos you purchase will
benefit the Cats Angels Spay/Neuter
Amelia Island Parent Cooperative
Preschool will host its annual Pancake
Breakfast & Silent Auction on Dec. 3':
from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee's, 2006 S. !
.Eighth St. Breakfast tickets are $6 each
and available through any AIPCP mem-
ber or at the door.
The silent auction includes theme
park tickets, river cruises, jewelry, muse-
um passes, an autographed Jaguar foot-
ball, golfing package and more. All pro-
ceeds will benefit the Co-Op. Questions?
Call 261-1161., .
Storybook tea
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island pres-
ents Santa's Storybook Tea Dec. 3, 10
and 17 at noon in the Seaside Room with

SHarris Teeter Shopping Center on
..Amelia Island.
: All pets, adults and children are wel-'
come to have their picture taken with'
Santa and his "Decked Out Halls. Harley
Daiidson." Cost is a donation of $5 per
pictui e, or a donation of petfood, to .
ensure the shelter pets have a nice
Christinas feast.
Punch and cookies will be served for
photo guests and shoppers. he resale
'store is open for shopping and: donation.
drop-off, Wednesday through Saturday
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
St Maryshometour
The St. Marys, Ga., Christmas
STour of Homes is Dec. 10:from 5:30-9
p.m, featuring six decorated private
homes, three bed and breakfasts, five
churches, Orange Hall, a circa 1829 .
Greek revival mansion.listed on the
..Georgia Trust's "Places in Peril" list, the,'
Bachlott House, a circa 1911 home that
Snow houses the offices of Curmberlarid -
Island Seashore, and the St. Mary :
Submarine Museum. .
Enjoy carolers and choirs along the
route and a free peirformante in the St.
Marys Waterfront Park by local
Christian band Ignite from 6:30-9 p.m.
S.Drive the tour or take a bus that will be
available along the path.
Tour tickets are $12 in advance or $15
the day of and available at The Cottage

Children ages 4-10 will enjoy making
winter-themed crafts and holiday gifts
Dec. 20-22 from 9 a.m.-noon each day at
the Amelia Arts Academy,- while
guardians enjoy extra time to:get last
, minute shopping done, For information
call the academy at 277-1225.
Kitty calendar
: ,The Pirir-fectCats of Cats Angels are
together again in a calendar for 2012 and
Sone of Cats Angels "model" kitties is fea-
Stured each month. The calendar kitties
are hoping'you purchase one or more at
$10 each. They make great gifts or stock-
ing stuffers for cat lovers of all ages. The
.calendars are on sale at the Cats Angels
Thrift Store/Adoption Center,709 S.
Eighth St., and the Fernandinabranch
library. All proceeds support the Cats
Angels'Spay/Neuter Program.
Trolley tour
Amelia Island Trolley is dressed up-
for Christmas with lights, holiday music
and a light tour of Amelia Island. Leaving
downtown at 6 pp.m., the' trolley tour the
island finding'the best of holiday light-
ing, with'island trivia shared along the
Sway. The last stop is the Florida House
for a holiday drink and treat. Cost is $25.
a person. Group reservations only, mini-
mum of 15. Visit www.ameliacoastalcon-
nections.com, email aicoastalconnec-
tions.com or call 556-6455.

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The Instrument Zoo, a program sponsored
by the Amelia Residents In Action for the
Symphony (ARIAS) that takes 30-plus
instruments to all Nassau County fourth
grades, is staffed by volunteers and needs
14 people on each of 21 momings during
January and February. Both men and women
are welcome,
Each student has hands-on fun and instruc-
tion with each instrument. Ideally volunteers
can give a maximum of six mornings over the
two-month program. You do not need to know
howto play an instrument a workshop will be
held in early January. For information or to vol-
unteer, contact Barbara Zacheis, coordinator,
at 321-5639, or Rachel Smith, scheduler, at
Sunday Musicale
The Amelia Arts Academy will present its
next Sunday Musicale on Dec. 4, featuring J.S.
Bach's Cello Suites by Alexei Romanenko,
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra principal
cellist. According to a reviewer in September's
edition of Palm Beacl Arts, "His work reminds
me of no one so much as Yo-Yo Ma: the same
flawless intonation, smooth-as-fine-silk finger-
work, and a sense of sovereign, easy mastery
over his instrument."
The aftemoon includes hors d'oeuvres, liba-
tions and an-opportunity to mingle with the
artist. Romanenko will perform several of J.S.
Bach's Cello Suites in a beautiful private
home. Address will'be released to ticket-hold-
ers. Tickets are $45. Call 277-1225 for tickets.
Seating is limited. '
John Thomas Group, with John Thomas on'
piano and Earie Ealum of Femandina Beach
Son bass, performs at Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlaritic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, Dec. 8 from
5:30-7:30 p.m. Call (904) 249-9595,.The group
plays the European Street Caf4, 992 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, Dec. 18 from 5-8:
p.m. Call (904) 249-3001.
A jazz jari will be held atPablos, 12 N.:
Second St., Femandina Beach, froin 7-10.p.m.
the first Wednesday of each month beginning
Dec 7.
Musicians are invited to sit in for one song
or the whole night. All are welcome. To be
included in the mailing list, submit your email to
SChoral union
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 i1991-2006, you are invited to -,
assist Nanette Autryin planning the event.
Please call Autry at 321-7867 or email her at
'Florida folkgroup Tammerlin performs in
Hiixob'Auditorium of the Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave.;
Jacksonville, on Dec., 27 at 7,p.m. With a
sound that is a step off the well-beaten path,
Tammerlin has garnered'praise from' critics
Their innovative performances offer
exceptional, guitar playing, well-crafted.
original songs and traditional tunes pulled
from the heart of American music.
"Wintersong". is a unique holiday program fea-
turin'g ancient carols, songs of the winter sea-
son, readings and poems, which was first pre-
Ssented at the Smithsonian in 2001. Free for
members and non-members. For information
call (904) 355-0630.
The Femandina 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 percus-
sion but may include other instruments such
as flutes, didgeridoos and other non-percus-
sion instruments.
Follow 14th Street North to the end. Go
past.Bosque Bello Cemetery and Old Town'

over bridge and then left toward the old pogy
plant. The entrance is on right. Call Barbara
Hill at (904) 556-3219 or Doug Byron at (904)
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 Riyer Cruises
Amelia River Cruises'Adult "BYOB" Twilight
Tours are held Friday and Saturday. Tickets
are $29 per person at 1 North Front St.,
Fernandina Beach, or call 261-9972 or book
Sonline at www.ameliarivercruises.com,
Bonito's, 614 Centre St., live music. Call
DogStar Tavern
Dog Stair Tavern, 10 N. Second St., live
musid. Dr. Dan Matrazzo withthe Looters play
tonight. Dr. Dan is a Grammy-nominated artist
who has recorded with the Allaman Brothers
and Widespread Panic. Visit www.theloot-
ersmusic.con/biography/dmatrazzo.html to
learn more. Visit Dog Star on Facebook. Call
Green Turtle
The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third St., live
music. Call 321-2324.
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead, 2045 South
Fletcher Ave:, karaoke on Sunday nights,
with Daddy "O" DJ. Follow The Hammer-
head on Facebdok at Hammerheadbar
Islandbbq.com, .'
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
b'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318
Centre St., free trivia each Monday at 7:30
p.m.; wine tasting the third Tuesday at 6:30
p.m.,' with 10 wines for $10 along with cheese
and crackers and live entertainment; dart tour-
nament every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.; Dan Voll
Tuesday from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; the Turner
London Band Thursday from 8:30 p.m.-mid-
night and Friday and Satuirday from 8:30 p.m.-
12:30 a.m. Call 261-1000. Visit
Palace Saloon
.The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St., .
Monday nights reggae with Pill Pill and
Chillakaya One; Tuesdays'Buck Smith
SProject; Wednesdays Wes Cobb; Thursdays
Hupp & Rob in the Palace & DJ Buca iin
Sheffield's; Fridays and Saturdays regional
bands and DJ Anonymous at Sheffield's. Call
Bill Childers.at 491-3332'or email bill@thep-
Picante Grill, Rotisserie and Bar,
S464073 SR 200, Suite 2, Yulee, live music
every first and last Saturday of the month from
7-10 p.m. Call 310-9221. Visit www.picante-
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave., The Macy's play each
Wednesday from 6-9 p.m.; trivia.Thursdays
starting Dec. 8.; live music every Friday and
Saturday at 8 p.m. Call 310-6904. Visit
Sliders Seaside Grilli
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S. Fletcher Ave.,
The Macy's in the lounge from 6-10 p.m.
Friday and Saturdays;"shaggin' in the lounge
Sunday from 4-7 p.m.; Pili Pili-in the tiki bar.
Wednesday from 5:30-9:30 p.m; live music in
the bar all weekend. Call 277-6652. Visit
www.slidersseaside com Join Sliders on
'Facebook and Twitter.
TheSurf ,
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave., I've music 5-9 p.m. weekdays
and.6-10 p.m. weekends. Call 261-5711.

Foreign films honored at festival

Films from Venezuela,
SPortugal and the United :
Kingdom took top honors at
the inaugural Fernandina
Beach International Film
Festival last month
A Venezuelan film, "The
Zero Hour," a gritty, fast-
.paced heist film set inr
Caracas during the 24 hours
of a controversial medical
strike in 1996, received the
2011 FBIFF Audience Award
for Best Feature Film.
An isolated air traffic con-;
troller in the Azores connects:
with a lone pilot cut helplessly
adrift over the North Atlantic
ii. "North Atlantic," a'
Portugal/UK production that
received the 2011 FBIFF

SAudience Award for Best '.'
Short Film
Presented by the Amelia
Island Film Society in part-
nership with the Fort
Lauderdale International Film~
;F estival, 35 films wer' shown.
during the 10 days of the.
International Film Festival
Nov. 11-20.-
"Festival-goers really
embraced the opportunity to
enjoy such a wide range of
independent films from not,: i
only the U.S., but from
around the world," said
Amelia Island Film Society
President Agustin
Betancourt. "We hope that
the Nassau community, will

continue to support the future
activities of the Amelia Island
Filni'Society in the coming
The A elia Island Film '
Society isla non-for-profit,
member-supported organiza-
tion dedicated to providing a
social formal for film enthusi-
asts to view and discuss films,
to learn about and advance
Amelia Island's film legacy
and to encourage local film-
makers Through festivals
and programs and fun and
thought-provoking events, the
AIFS promises to provide its
community with a longstand-
.ing commitment to entertain-
.ment, outreach and education
through film.

AIDS Memorial Quilt on view

'The North Florida Chapter of the NAMES
Project js providing two panels of the AIDS,
Memorial Quilt for viewing in Nassau County.
The quilt, founded in 1987 as a poignant
memorial and the largest ongoing community
arts project in the world, will be on exhibit
Dec. 3-30 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau,
1250 South 18th St., Fernandina Beach.
The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic Disparities in
Health will host the fourth arfnual 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. The theme for this yea:'s events is, "It
takes a village to fight HIV/AIDS."
Social hour is from 6-7 p.m. and
program from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $30.
Contact Jennett Wilson-Baker at 556-3363, Dr.
William H.A Collins at (904) 662-7015, John
D'Agnes at 261-6044, Betty Wilson at 261-5100,
Lena Gurley at 491-8915 or Starleatha Pollard
at 583-2588.

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra's First Coast Nutcracker returns to the Times-'
Union Center for the Performing Arts Dec. 16-18 with a corps of the area's finest
young dancers of all ages.

JSO celebrates the season

with Messiah and more

T e holiday season at
| the Jacksonville
Orchestra opens
with Handel's "Messiah"
Dec. 3 This timeless orato-
rio features the Jacksonville
Symphony Chorus. whose
roster has been expanded
with student voices from
University of North Florida.
The Family Series fea-. :
tures "The Gift of the Magi"
Dec. 4, a choral ballet based
on 0O: Henry's beloved short
.story, featuring dancers from
Jacksonville :University aAnd
the Fleming Island High .
School Women's Chorus.
The audience will also enjoy
"The-Little Drummer Boy,"
"March of the Toys," a
Christigas Sing-along and
Communitywide partici-
Spatiot continues with.,
Holiday Pops, Dec. 9-41, fa-
turing the Douglas.Anderson-
Schodl-of the Arts Dance
Theatre. The Jacksonville
Symphony Youth Orchestra
will spread Christmas joy
With a free Holiday Concert
ori Dec. 12. The First Coast
Nutcracker returns Dec. 16-
18 with a corps of the area's
finest young dancers of all
A special event with con-
temporary Christian artist
Michael W. Smith, Dec. 20,
will include.the University of
North Florida Chamber
Singers. This heartwarming
concert, titled "It's a
Wonderful Christmas" will'
delight the whole family.
Concertgoers are also
spreading this spirit to the
community. In partnership
with the Salvation Army Toy.
Drive, the Jacksonville
Symphony audience is shar- :
ing joy tb families in need by,

The JSO Holiday Pops concert Dec..9-11 will feature
the chorus and the Douglas Anderson School of the
Arts Dance Theatre.: -': "

bringing new, unwrapped
toys to our concerts fi'om
Dec. 3-11. For the past six
seasons, symphony patrons
have brought smiles to the'
faces of nearly 1,000 area
children and their families
every year.
Tickets and additional
information' are available
th ough thiu Jacksonville

" 'Symphony 9Box Office at'
(904) 354-5547, or online'at
All concerts a~ in Robert.
E.Jacoby Symphony Hall at.
the Times-U union Center for
the Performing Arts, unless
':otherwise noted. Allpro-.
' gams, dates, artists and tick-
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Light refreshments will be available but individuals,may bring their own.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Event is free S open to the. public.
Performance will be held in the
Yulee Middle School Cafetorium.

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Nassau County Holiday

MuSic Festival
Friday, PDecembh er 2 fomi 7 pG.m
Featuring Public School Performing Groups

Paws Paradefor dogs (and people too)

Yulee HolidayFestival

Nassau Humane Society will host the
12th annual Parade for Paws Dec. 3 at
Central Park on Atlantic Avenue in
Fernandina Beach Choose a half-mile
or one-mile walk option, with fun activi-
ties at the park before and after Late
registration begins at 10 a.m. and the
parade at 11 a.m. Registration fee is $10 i
per dog. Pre-register online at www.nas-
sau h umanesociety.com/events.htfl or
at Redbones (321-0020), or the NHS
Dog Park (491-1511) Awards will be
announced immediately after the
Lighted parade
America's Youth will sponsor the
Holiday Lighted Parade at 6 p.m. Dec.
10 in downtown Fernandina Beach. with
the theme "The Music and Magic of
Christmas Line up at 4:30 p.m. at
Central Park Buccaneer Field. Parade
applications are available at the
Northeast Florida Community Action
Agency, 1303 Jasmine St., at the Depot
on Centre Street aid at www.ameliais-
land com. All entries must be lighted.

Nominations are being accepted for
Grand Mai shall of the 7th Annual Yulec
Holiday Paad-e on Dec. 10. Entries must
be postmarked by today. 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 participants.
also are needed. The theme is "It's a
Wonder ful Life." Download grand mar-
shall, vendor and parade applications at
iww.tinyu'rl com./yhfestival or call.
Connie at (904) 845-3264 to have them
mailed Vendors, call Julie at 225-5237.

The Yulee Holiday Festival and
Parade will be held Dec. 10 from 10
a.m.-4 p.m. at the Yulee Sports Complex
on Goodbread Drive in Yulee.
The parade will begin at 10 a.m., fol-
lowed by live entertainment, Santa pic-
tures, arts and crafts vendors, food.
bouncies and pony rides. Call Connie at

Author wins blue ribbon for artwork

Marie Malcolm won
l a first place blue rib-
A bon in the art divi-
sion of the Northeast Florida
Fair in Callahan for her paint-
ing of a colorful tall ship.
Malcolm's canvas is a re-
creation of a much larger
work created nearly 40 years
ago by her late mother,
Marie Harkins, of Erie, Pa. .
The original painting, a
favorite of her siblings,
hangs in the Harkins family
According to Malcolm,
"The original needs to stay
where it is because my broth-
er, Bob Harkins, is a retired
Navy chief and now a tall
. ship sailor on Lake Erie and
around the world. Who is
more hitting to oversee our
treasure than Bobby?"
Wanting to have a piece of
her mother's art, Malcolm
took a hi-resolution photo-
graph on visit to the family
home. A Sunday afternoon
brought on the urge to paint
and the result is Malcolm's
version of her mother's tall
ship with the photo as her

The winning work by Jane Marie Malcolm.

guide. As with many writers,
ideas are always bubbling up
in Malcolm's mind. The

result was to make
Captain Fancy Patcl
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silly stories for the whole
family, part of her Rascally:
Readers program at
It was easy to comman-
deer her husband, former '
mayor Bruce Malcolm, to
play the role of Captain
Patch, since he has experi-
ence reading to local chil-
dien at the Fernandina
Beach library over the
Christmas holidays. Every
captain needs a ship And so,
the tall ship in the painting
was christened the Rosy
S Freckle. Jane Marie Malcolm
is certain her mother would
not only enjoy the adventure
her painting is taking, but
would be deeply involved
with the concept of encourag-
ing reading since Marie
Harkins, besides being an
artist, was a teacher.
Jane Marie Malcolm is
the author of the historical
siUBMITTED suspense/romance series,
The Goodbye Lie, set in the
1880s Amelia Island. For .
information on the Rascally
videos of Readers program, visit
h reading www.MarthaBear.com and
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Call toartists
Six times each year the
Nouveau Art Committee
at the Island Art Association,
18 N. Second St., accepts
entries from members and
non-members for a themed
and juried show with prizes
December's theme Is Four
Seasons and submissions will
be accepted Dec. 5 from 9
a.m. until noon at the gallery.
Or submit work earlier at the
gallery front desk; Each artist
may submit two pieces, up to
36 by 36 inches per piece,
with hanging wires and
framed unless a gallery can-
vas is used. Fee is $25 per
entry (slightly less for mem-
bers). Submit original paint-
ings, sculptures, stained or
fused glass, collage and other
media Find complete guide-
lines at islandart.org.
The reception and awards
ceremony is Dec. 10 from 5-9
p.m. Nouveau Art provides
Upcoming classes and
events at the Island Art
Association Education Center,
18 N. Second St., include:
Figure Drawing, Dec. 6,
7-9 p.m. and Dec. 17, 9 a.m.-
noon, contact Paul Massing,
SArtrageous Artwalk Dec.
10, with opening reception
from 5-8 p,m, Featured artist
is Marilyn Eflein.
Photographers' Group
meeting, Dec, 15, contact Pat
Hooks, path11 @comcast.net
,or call the gallery.
Dec 17, Children's Art for
6- to 9-year-olds, two ses-
sions: 10-11 a.m. and 11:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Middle
School Art for 10- to 14-year-
olds, 1-2:15 p.m. Led by
Diane Hamburg..These class-
-es are free, thanks to the
Woodcock Foundation of
'Jacksoriville and the
Plantation Ladies Association.
Lisa Inglis, Basic
Drawing, Jan. 3-25 (Tuesdays
and Wednesdays), 9 a.m.-
12:30 p.m.., contact Inglis at'
557-1131 or
Christy Woods, Basic
Sewing classes, mid January
on Monday. 6-9 p.m contact
'Woods at 583-2012 or 261-
S"- JorrHog- m, nationally
known artist/instructor from
Franklin, N C with Mastering
Amelia Landscapes in oil, .
mid-January. Details to &ome.
Contact the gallery
Thursday Morning
Painters, 9 am.-12:30 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
rileystardust@ bellsouth.net.'
For a complete schedule of
events and classes or to rent
the Education Center visit
www.islandart.oig or call 261-

Artists Books
Make your own artist jour-
nal sketchbook in an Artists
Books'Workshop Dec. 3 at'
the Island Art Association
Education Cenler. 18 N.'
Second St., part of an ongo-
ing series with local designer.
and bookmaker Eliza Holliday.
Learn a series of "exposed
stitch" techniques for this
multi-signature sketchbook.
The paper used for the blank
interior'pages will be watercol-
or- and collage-strong; the
cover fashioned from stronger
paper decorated by the partic-
ipant, making ihis sketchbook
totally personal to you, the
artist/joumaler. Long stitch
'(with decorative stitching and
beading), coptic stitch and,
chain stitch will be covered.
Paper, linen thread-and all
materials included in the price
of $65. Contact Holliday at
556-2517 or 277-4834.
Holiday reception
Seventh Street Gallery
invites you to a holiday recep-
tion for expressionist artist
Paul Massing. The show fea-
tures a stunning suite of his
newest work, which is signa-
ture Massing:'rich in color, .
vibrant with energy and ele-
gant in spirit Join them in
downtown Fernandina Beach
at 14 S; Seventh St. on Dec.
17 from 4-7 p.m. For.ques-
tions, directions orto set up
an alternate viewing time, call
Acrylic painting classes
with Kathy Maurer are Fridays
from 2-4:30 p.m. All levels.
Beginners welcome New
painting instruction each
week, $30 per class. Call
Watercolor workshops with
William Maurer are Fridays
from 10 a m -12:30 p.m. All
levels welcome Cost is $40
drop-in or $210 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. Learn to pleinr
air sketch and improve your
paintings. Call 261-8276.
: The "Photographers
Group" members are the fea-
f turned artists'at the First Coast
Community Bank Satellite
Gallery on 14th Street. Call
261-7020 or visit

Pam Helton, right, and Gail McCamy formed a touring
youth choir called Allegiance in 1995 as their own chil-
dren reached the teen years- Allegiance has made annu-
al tours of singing and service. This poster was present-
ed to them by the kids in gratitude for the trip to New
York City in 2006.

MUSIC Continued fom 2B
SGod thoL ough lour-part
choral singing.
Allegiance has stung
througlioul Nnasau Counly
and has singing and mission
service tours as far west as
Colorado and as far north as
New'Yoik City.
"I would esilimre that Pamr
and:Gail lihave influenced sev-,
eral hundred individual young'
singers in the last 16.yeais, "i
through Allegiance," said Neil
Helton, senior pastor at
Amelia Baptist. This year
Allegiancewill present its,
Christmas music program on
Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:30
p.m. at Amelia Baptist
Church; the public is invited.
Amelia Baptist Church is
also presenting the 15th
anniversary edition of An
Evening in December. This is
the Christmas outreach to the
community known for its

excellence in music and
drama. It is a way for singers
and instrumentalists from
across the community to part-
ner with Pam and Gail in
telling the story of Christmas
in a new and compelling way
each year.
More than 75 musicians,
will par-ticipate in "The Heart
of Christmas," presented
without charge at 7 p.m. at
the church on Friday, Dec. 9
and Sunday, Dec. 11.
"After singing with Pam
and Gail since 1996, I can say
a few things for'certain," said
Allen Lennon, adult choir
president at Amelia Baptist.
"One is that Pam and Gail are
quick to give God the glory.
Their rehearsals are worship
experiences in themselves.
And it is a joy to watch Pam
and Gail work together in
remarkable unity. Good
friends do make great


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Rd, FB 32034 ,Phone 190l4206r4120
needed at busy c.hiropre tlc welrniess
center In Kingsland GA (20 minutes
from Targel), well established, 35-40
hrs per week, t--F, experience rnet
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or email to chiro8988,'J'ahoo com
Increase, Paid FSC on loaded & mpt
miles $2,000 Sign-Or, Bonus Homrn
Dally 24/7 Dispatch Great Fuel & TirE
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trailer expenence required C1al 866.
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FREIGHT UP rlore I 2 mos CDL
Class A dr.llng exp (87?j258 8782,
wwwv meltontruck comrn iJF
wanted for small Island cafe. Apply
online at nassauhealthfoods.net
DRIVER Dr/ & refrigeral d Single
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3 yrs Dallr pa various sometime
options .CDL-A, 3 mos current OTR
evp, (800)414-9569, wWviwlriwEk.
night corn. AriF

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Earn 5$$ Helping 1-IDOs Pr.c:ci
mi:dical .:i1airmr5 Ir.:,m humei. Call tnE
Fedcralr Tra.,"C Co.:rrsc,;rn to nri .: .ut
ihcv tc. i pot m-ei.:al billing i-:.:am
litP'7,FTC HELP n-es aigi froii r the
rli ,'Lc.a3er and th.- FTC.

IF YOU ARE a dsnamrni: crecat,- ana
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su'::ess in mrarke-inrg Assilt..E LI-Ing
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opporturlI, to rret ,lou as wve are
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wilh an eyperencnried Sales and Market.
ing pro.f-isljrial t.o support all internal
and e't.rrnl sales efforts Fa, rresumr
to Sa.'arr.ah Crand, attention T-ammi
Holland 1 i':,-ji 3 -2355

HELPERS NEEDED' at Ki.rc.nr,
Electric Pleas c mail rc sumri to
skiWikcnrp Vtelclncgroup corn

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horrne weVkerias, carri up to 39i'mri 1
/r OTR flattead c/ Call SLIIBELT
TRArJSPORT. LLC i8rj0 572i-5,48 c.t
227 AIJF

HEAT & AIR JOBS Read, to vork?
3-wk aCcElerated program Hands or,
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and local jct. plic.rnn:rmit assIstarnce.
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with expnrenicc to join us Canldaltes
should ari.e an aJpbeal pEronalit, an
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essential if iou are mature neallhi
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stable a hard worker and commlrtne to
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912 892-7564

DusineSs seeking sersatlle employee
for a wide range 0' resporinsiblltlesCDL
ircenser a plus Apply in person at
474-.15 E SR 200 1.3 miles west of
the blldge

I 204.Work Wanted
chores errand": a-ultlhome sit lin
3asfI! s.:rllnrs paintirng carpenrtr,' in
;tall.ng lftures, drc,.rs ear Comrpas.
iornate & respc.n.-tle 19041i 2 -4261
HOME REPAIRS Hiiome r.palrc &
improvements painting small jibs :01,
Dependable iherSie t;nOrded. &
insured Call -1ari Bullingtonr at
(904)2 7-87830 or 04.i430 7765
ea Please call us foe all ,our cleaning
needs. 557-4414 vwww.domestli:dla-.
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Small jobs welcomed (904)583- 1-4.'
RETIRED RN 30 yr. .:ritial carc, E P
Exp., to care for loved ior-c 4 hr- irn ,
i.20/hr. Can accormnioatc all rours
24/7 (904-)635-095., for mirror inf,:
Starting at $599. ;,all (904)237.7324
or i9044)491 4383

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Infstnuction I
Medical, business,' criminal justice.
Job placement assistance. Computer
available. Financial aid If qualified.
SCHEV certified. Call .(877)206-5165,
www.CenturaOnline.com. ANF
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4t:ena college 100lC online Job place-
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Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV.
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Financial aid if quallfiead Housing
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ra r.:- n ,r, IV irijur, I.*.ui, [
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501 Equipment
SAWMILLS rrom nl r, 1 3997 I lak
Ilnr..:i Ia i: I1onc w tc-ur own t.ar.a
mill C:jt lumrnbir ljiir ir insiLcr, In
stocr riad, tc. IriFp Fre Into & P.'D
r, .*J,.r -rj d twmm illc ,cori. 30r 011
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GARAGE SALE I'las t.j,, bic,cles,
Chrlirmas aec:oratlioni etc Sat 123.
8am Iliam. 3C,663 Fore t Farke Dr.
FlIrra Park,:
ESTATE SALE.- Amelia Park 12/2 1
L2,-' 9am.4pm 1813 'Pcrnneter Park
Pa Lots or parklrng Best of the best
nigh en furniture. Waterord Lladro,
king bcIdrocm set. auc r, bed, chest
Goo to Crjigllst for photos & details.
& Sun. 8arnm' Corner of Mobley ana
rNassau.'lle Rd Large Sale- Household.
garden garage. furniture New and
used items, do ,our olilda, shopping
vitn us
GARAGE SALE Sat. Sam-12pm.
9E372 Aba.:o Island Dr, Nlassau Lakes:.
Furniture., eweir,, art, & household
goods .
GREAT YARD SALE Everything dirt
cheap Twin mattress set bnck-brack,
lighting, too much to mention
Fundraiser for Cedar Haven, 900 Cedar
1t, FB. 32034 Sat 12/3. 9am-12noon

Sat 12,3. 8am-12roon Christmas
paper, ornaments, ecor, & Dossibl -
gifts Some articles 1/2 price from
previous sale
* MOVING SALE Sat ..12/3,. am-r
87566 Roses Bluff Rd., Yulee Tools.
ladders, furn., football table,: air
hockey, trampoline, antiques, Xmas
.Stuff. No earl b'lrds plsi Sorry had to
cancel previous sale due to sudden
GARAGE SALE 2127 Whitfeld (off
Will Hlarde.c) Sal 8am-12pm Renral
home Ic'miat.c.k kitchen items, tools,
kids .irf bke.s etc.

601 Garage Sales
12 am n.:crn Furr.lur.-. -:,Ell-.:ti
blei ka.:r. er, icm _: uiareri E ..;.i ; .:riir.
?w.. booJt; i.:ira-je ihel.rnr pii.irr:
tabl.: c:emiri n ic te pin. it.:.r.i, plant
& glas jare 225c S.'uth 4in 5
Dor.I [ I11. Trl r irsid-e Sale'3 Loti .i1
: 1mas .l oraticrl a3.-i I.:1i rllulhple
Units sell.r.g Frida, DC.-:eirr.t. r 2 MJD
Sairda, cDc.:emter 3rd 9Qam-2pmi
SA"A 'tc.ra3ae ita3ple' Ferarndilna

INDOOR SALE Surnad, or.l, l103am
3pm 4003 5 6tri, t Computer dsEl
sofa sleeper eritCrtainmnrt center
Surfed animals ., m ore

ESTATE SALE Twc, dining room
tables & 6 chairs 1275i each SSmall
kitcheri appliances tools tool chest
air cornd crairsi hibuk CDs
Schwlr, 1960's e-erci:e blk large
& small OutSlde plarnters., fabrl.:
fans, flnh.ng ri0s-, artwork, Out.lor
furniture much more 94285. Palm
Cir.:le r'na iofi asiau.llc Rd 1. Fnr
12.'2 & at. 12,3 Bamr2pm, ifolowi
red & Lhlte signs.
SAT. 12/3, 8-1 FLORA PFRKE: Multl
'Family Yard Sale. Cnilaren bikci
clothes toys. PS 2 games. glasswsar,
Collectibles kit.:hen items. too0 rucr., t,

YARD SALE Frl 12,2 & Sat 12:'3
9am.4pm No ciarl, birds 8503-34
Admiral Ave i[Jassau.l lel
YARD SALE Thurs & Fn 8am. 1pm
Tools, furniture, whatrots & much
more fj3ssau.lillv Ito Ma.: Anthori, Rd
Fonow isgnr F.alr :anr:eis

noon 2865 First A.e at the comrr of
S Casino 4ppliancei. ra siral siaircae
-oors. & ,e-sgner accessories
YULEE YARD SALE Fri 12/2 & it
12/3. 9arr.- A1A across from 'lulee
Post Office IJew clctniE. ihoeEi lot. cf
)ard Christmas dec;orations & 3good
stunf See 'a there'
*a w* *
MARSH LAKES 2 families Year of
collecting, time to let some go. Lg new
Chnstmas doll, Christmas dishes &
,ilnen. New gifrs never used i'n ,bo
mall :fum., misc items Frlaay 12/2
only, amr-2pm. 93042 Harbor Ct .

- **,* *. **.. *,*
SAT., 8AM-1PM Heywood-Wakefield
sofa,- chair & rocke, French daybed,
household rtems Too much to mention.
2304 S. Fletcher Ave

MCGREGOR BLVD. near Atlantic Ave
Rec Center. Saturday, 8am. Furniture,
: todl,,books, & all kinda things,. Come


-6861 .R 1A1 sIlli
WWW iac I'klearby cirm FeLardiMi Beach Reallt
4/3, screened porch & pool.
Beautifully landscaped ACRE!
Bamboo lo'ors, 2,200 sq.ft.!

MLS#55558 $259,000

Large 4/5.bedroom home off of
Karen Walk! On 1 acre, has 2
storage sheds, large hand-built
pavilion and swing set for
outside enteriainmeiil!

MLS#56068 $169,000


Excellent opportunity to join a dreat family
owned business. Full time, salaried position with
bonuses available. Clean driving record and own
transportation a must. Please apply in person.


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Now doing Regular Concrete
andStamped Concrete
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Patos Sidewalks & Starting at
Driveway Addons '599
(904) 491-4383
Licensed & Bonded (904) 237-7742

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Housekeeping Car
W kl e 2-Car Garages
Estimates 6615,0
Fernandina-Amelia Area ,,,
C all 502-7409 .... .


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CALVIn KLEIN RUG -'9" x u1010u.
Highest quality 100% New Zealand
wool yams. Excellent condition, w/pad
backing. Sold for $1849. Asking $550.
Call to see, 753-4077.

556-8581, come over & make offer.
DRIVERS Tltllist: 910 D3 8.5, 910
D3 9.5, 907 D2 9 5, 905P 9 5 905S
9.5, Callaway Diable Oclanri 9.5.
IRONS TItlelst Z8 Forged 3-PW, 735
CM 3-PW, 690 ,CB 3-PW, 670 4-PW,
Callaway X-16 Steelhead 3-PW, Lots of
wedges & putters, both new & used.

603 Miscellaneous
PINE STRAW Convenient on Islana -
Sadklr Foad Freriumr Long Lear
$3 50r per bale 261-8683
NEW PECANS Shelled I ib .a- Call

I 604 Bicyd es
Folding Tricycle >iih extri I1 ,ear
ola, uFsd 6 tim-e 15'J0 904.1i21

Black. Refrigerator Side-by-side,
water & Ice disp.; 25 cu, ft. Frigidaire,
$150. G.E.' Glasstop Stove Self
cleaning 112i Eirhn in exc condition.,
.:904)-491 .0805

HEAT/COOL- window unrits & Ic- m-.
,chines, used all sizesi a-laran Repairs
to central & window AC'S, refrigerarora
S&freezers. t:ish'5 (9)041225.9712.

611 Home Furnishings
YARD SALE st Cnem Cell Club, or
lneni Cell RO oiff ri Farkwa,' Sar
12/3, 8am-3pm

Girl's White Bedroom Set areiisr/
mirror, desk/hutch, nightstana, f250
Queen Bedroom Set dresser/mirror,,.
S armoire, wall urlt Led 5500. Little
Tykes Toddler Bed 6 i50 Call (904)j
321-1343 after 5prr

617 Machinery
Tools &Equip.
SYSTEM & worlt platform attach-
rrent. Bought new, used less than 10
times Less than 1/2 off Costco price
$200 Call (904)491.i6131.

618 Auctions
Sunday December 4th, 1:00 pm
Preview Dec. 3rd,'4:00-6:30 pm
& Dec. 4th, 11:00
Antiques and Desirable Collectibles from
Estates and Collectlons. Maritime,
Christmas, Jewelry, Black Memorabilia,
Primitives & Country Antiques, Decorative
Arts, Victorian Glassware, Tools, Rallroad,
Textiles, Books + Much, Much Morel Old
Cool Toys, Inc. AB3112 Robert Beckley
AU3316.\ Call (904) 616-2846 for
Inforrfation or Reserved Seating.

80Z Mpbile Homes
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 El.llr~c,
12Yr.1, 2BR;1 i cry good :conritior,
Hai title & real, to m .oce iS 000

805 Beaches
Visit wir OLce3rnfr.:.tAriT.eli: .*:,m for a
corm.plete lit or .:all Boit Geidor, at"
Ocearr.,nt R Pall. i u,-142 1 81':

806 Waterfront
Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information) C.H.,
Lasserre, Realtor.
on Piney Island. 4BR/3BA. $395,000.'
Call (904)261-8950.

807 Condominiums

CONDO FOR SALE at Cottales at
Stori;/ Creik Ferrinairina beach Gat
ed comrrm.u it beauliFul first fl'.:.r unit,
2BR!2BA 'itn ragee rltj 'r been
.:ccupl-ed 277?S79 i cr 9I .,753 151,'

809 Lots
FSBO R3 wooaic, 87' W x 230 D
Jasmine, near oeacn, gr.tnwa1 w1ill
crinside trade for.r or toward ,asner
financed horn or, Island. in count,
175,000 s. 904 l -15-6699 r.micracil

B11 Commercial/Retail
1325.000 Cafj-Reau,:e 145,000 los
lease rate R.'lail-Office least space
from J9 ps. Land-9 acres-f1300,000 on
SR 200 Call Pril ,. iAmelia Coastal
Realtv 3-104-556.190 ,,

817 Other Areas
LAKEFRONT SALE Sat: 12/3 only.
2+ acres, 227ft direct lake frontage,
only $34,000. Gorgeous,wooded set-
ting w/deep dockable water frontage.
out your back door. Paved roads,
power, phone, more. Exc. financing.
Call now (866)952-5302 ext. 108. ANF
bank owned assets: AL, GA, NC & TN.
12/6, 7 & 8. Homes, acreage, resident-
lal lots & commercial properties. (800)
323-8388 or RowellAuctlons.com. ANF
Bankruptcy Auction 12/8. Reslden-
tial/comm'l properties in Osceola, Polk,
Orange, Seminole, & Citrus Counties.
Ewald Auction & Realty, Lic. RE Broker
.AB2473/AU1340, 10%. BP. (407,)275:
6853, www.EwaldAuctlons.com. ANF.

852 Mobile Homes
campgr,:,ur.j Wee-ki, or n'Coni-thl, All
utillie;a WIlFI Ir..:I'da id 19l'.l4 ;2'

ON ISLAND .- Rent to own,, large 3/2
DW, remodeled, m corner. lot, CH&A.
$80/mo. + sec. dep. Also, other
rentals available. Call for'details 261-

mo.-+-$400 dep. Service animals only.
i 904'126 1-9729
NICE 2BR/1BA SW $600.
Spacious 3BR/2BA. $775. Water
.nclu-ea Small pets OK. Yulee. CH&Alr.
50x100 Lot. (904)501-5999.


FULLYFURNISHED Cable, kitchen &
laur.rr,' prl.llges. I'ul C area. Call
Glenrn for detalls (904S548-897-7.

ROOM FOR RENT for sinle 5
rrinures from beach Pnr.'ate bair,
prlaic- entrance ICnr0,'wvk + l200
dep Call 1Oam-6pm;, (904)430-7091
an tir e. .

entran.-c, on Amelia Islana Plartation
?575.mo Utlltles included Call Terr
(904)261 -6037, ;.

safe 14s &gos rnib

7" "

SBedroom Fall Spectacular


-w' ith .$99 security deposit

", 1 City Apartments
JfeleOioi with Country Charm!
S* U Close to schools & shopping.

SEercise Roo 20 minutes to Jackson Ale

Eastwood aks

S **; ., ; '"_ -'
(904i 8-15-2922 : .
37149 Cod' Circle Hilliard, FL
NMon.-Fri. 8:30-5:30.
Sat./Suan. by Appt.

855 Apartments

AT BEACH Eff. $145 wk. 1BR Incl
cable & all utils, $225 wk/$950 mo. +
dep. ALSO 2&3BR SWMH, starting
$175 wk/$695 mo. + dep. 261-5034

856 Apartments
Srforaabl; Living Rent from $560-
5747 for eligible persons/families.' 1 &
2 Bedrooms. Post Oak Apartments
*(904)277-7817. Handicap Accessible
apartments available. *This' institution
Is an equel cp.:..rrur. i .'provider, and
employer. TD'O "
PF.'a3 c. abl.: fri. .se alI r:, o t.ea:rn
( 'i '4 5,8 3 1 5 o.r "11' 2 2 S 19.
OCEAN VIEW LuLrur. IF.& 1b rilL
floori I rr.rijgric, ut W up'jr.li d,
appllar.ice 92"' I Fletl:hr.r 'iC:i[iri
995,src. + d:pi. i':4' ,i3' 1i'::5
TOWNHOUSE l' c 38R 2B1i
,inyle c gar qara., .:r, e:r.e j p ,.rci ir,
bai rne..I, re'ri:..a ri.:,ri-smoking
unit IlS''rr 1904.: 2, 1 -2233

858 Condos-Unfurnished

garage. $950/mo. Pool & tennis courts.
Svc.. animals only. No smoking. Call
Paradise 1/1 and 2/2 deluxe condos
In gated, lakeside community with 24/7
'fitness ctr resort-style pool, tennis &
morel Lots of upgrades 'Starting at
Just $749/mol Call Tammy for our
winter special at (904)415-6969 for a
.showing. www.atrellalakes.com
fully upgraded. Starting at $950/
mo. Please call (90'4)225-0886.

Holiday fun at WinterFESTI

Jocsornvtil's annual Winter on rme v/ter ceienroton
i tbock, Nlw tor Ihe N d. 'you woman I vworl To mis:
VqrterFEST ot Advent-ratanrding with ce sating.
. olpiieesleanldrigrnly:norvntae!

For all of the derails. a complete lisf of holiday
Events and lor spelol vacgftonpacokages.
*vlsil wnteronihewaler com -

859 Homes-Furnished
HOUSE FOR RENT -. 416. S. 7th St.,
Fernandlna. 2BR/2 ful) baths, fully
furnished, .large yard. $900/mo. +
utilities. Available now. (904)206-1912

bonus room, In Lofton Pointe, garage,
fully furnished. $1400/mo. Call Ana

860 Homes-Unfurnished
TOWNHOME 2168A First Ave., 1750
.sq. ft., 3BR/3.5BA, double garage.
$1400/mo. + utilities. (904i206.02388

.Great lic,:ranon if50 rr., + 1ti8S dcp
Call (904)753-32: rLor 1.ir.5aii .

3BR/2BA HOME ,: E rr,,iC Rd
behind Lowi. V Pr, a,, ':. fcn:c, rear
', r, new harm ji.:j. 3 Io ,cr in I manir
l.irng area. i:,: rl' ,:, i' '5 '" 9; 5p8

4BR/3BA HMic;Kr, 'illa.e "ubj
vjcw:.,1 ior f; ir..:pla.:.e $1?S' n'. .
0-,5 104.;'

Oyster Bay. Open floor plan: Separate'
living & dining area, a5tci;'
neighborhood. $1800/no: Call -rfari,
(904) 335-0583 for details.

3/2.5 ON ISLAND:- New laminate
flooring/carpet. Central location. Pets
negotiable. $1150/mo. Available 1/1.

secluded large waterfront lot. '
$1375/mo. Cal (904)753-1057.

OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA Immaculate
home..Must see. No smoking. .426 N.
Fletcher Ave. Lawn care provided.,
$1475/mo. (904)261-4127

Fna exclutlve ecnTion
pacioge deao heVf

861 Vacation Rentals
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

3BR/2BA home. 'Owner's summer
home, so It has everything y6u need.
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* 1542 Lisa Avenue IThe Park Suhdiviironi 884sf .BR~?A Condominiums).i 2. IEA Downtltairs unit, ,l nr.,e ,- Iim l
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* ;. 3 Tarpon Avenue a322 IOcean Park Condominiumfl 2040 Village Lane IIsland Village Subdivisanni 1557sf
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2015 Beachwuod Road I.Ameia Islaind Plantantoni 1710sf 3 F ... 518.\ T: 111i.: : c:.- .l.; .ii.n.iii. .11l.1i *'. i.r l I... .i .I
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* 1942 Springbrook Road (Egans Bluff Subdivision) 2064sf- l. t ii rb. :r and d
4BB/2BA Full Masterbath, carpet aridvinyl floors, table/satellite Ip:dar;Ii Lana bl,,s t:.....rinyd...ors 1 2 IdUim...sd. .-, ri-
TV ready, private yard/courtyard witl fesncid-in back yard and 2- : I.:-. aIhnd, i r : ir,,. Pn,.l par o .:.urriid1 n,n" i ir h
catgarage. Available January lst $1750 ing/great room, iat-inh lid.ln itl. Ltrata'tl lbr l. I ii.-h i
* 86048 Knotted Oak Way' (Hickory Village Subdivision) :island.andclosetprtar., C. rliuandti. ii:,:a.lk nlin .-l.idi il *.
1677sf 4BR/2BA Open floor plan with 'eat-in kitchen. Carpet, wood shutters, 'illh-i ,:,lllr., ..7'ti.. .a thili T i ,i.. 2- .
and vinyl floors. Coveredback patio opens to fenced-inback yard. garage. Available December 1st -$1250 ,,
Conveniently located near schools, shopping and 1-95. 2-car COMMERCIAL RENTALS
garage $1350' p' '" ... .
943 Cutlass Way (Pirates Woods Subdivision) 2460sf AmlParkoTowneCenter Office space 4,500sfwilldivide
3BR/2BA Two Master Baths, formal dining area, eat-in kitchen, Atlantic Ave @ 14th 1,600sfoffice $1,300/mo
walk-in pantry, remodeled with vaulted ceilings, carpet and ceramI- 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg)individual offices
ic tile; paiio/deck, wood fenced-in yard. $140 Centre Street & 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
CONIITOWNIH ME/ RTvMENTS 1799 US HWY 17 1196sfCominnercialbuiildinrg, $1,500/mo.
* 402 S. 1ith Street, Unit B 1BR/BA. Downstairs unit in Sadler Road 625sf building on 1 acre lot. $1,500
triplex. W/D hook-ups inside. $500 S. 14th Street .(asmine Plaza) Approx. 2400sf.
* 402 S. 11th Street, Unit A 2BR/1BA Downstairs unit in Comrtercial space $10/sf
triplex. W/D ?ioolt-iips inside. ,$675 *116 Centre St. 2900sf $3,000/mo.

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