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Subdivisions on Parkway, Sadler
ANGELA DAUGHTRY up to 35 single-family homes consistent
.News-Leader with the surrounding area.
The undeveloped 11-acre site conIf everything comes together for sists'of two plats measuring 6.-3 acres
the developers, two new subdivisions and 4.47 acres. Nassau County Wrtin. Miller
will be built within city limits. One Commissioners vacated a portidn of :iorth of Sadler R6a4would have 40 Hirth Road in September to allow for sijnglefamily, another on Amelia Island development of the subdivision in the Parkivay would have 35 houses. city.
K Commissioners unanimously According to Deputy City Manager
approved the first reading of an annex- Marshall McCrary, the 11 acres will be
-ation of 11 acres, of land abutting combined with a 22-acre plot bordering Amelia Island Parkway bisectedby Bailey Road that wasannexed into the Hirth Road, and a zoning change for city last month. that property to Residential Low Atraffic concurrency studywill be
Medium Density required.before the subdivision is built,
The annexation was requested by to determine the transportation impact the developer so the future subdivi- on Nassau County roads. The propersion can-take advantage of city sewer tywill beofficiallyannexed into the city $ ~S t t6,.5 Acre and water services; if commissioners :appr ve the annex- O..0304044484 00O0
According to city documents, the ation on second reading on Jan. 2.'
property bisected by Hirth Road, McCrary noted the future subaiviowned by Kermit G. Phillips hnny Miller and A idreJ Cutin
Ciaritable Trust, will accommodate HOUSING continued on 3A will compete in a rtinoff election
.. Tueday for a city cofidission seat
Curtin and Miller finished as the
S.: 2!"0A o.s .top two of four candidates in the Nov.
d 5 election, but neither got the required
oI a a-e M De /45~0 percent plus one vote to win'elec-.
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orsay on Tuesday. It is the only item o:
"the ballot, and turnout is expected to be:
w ork set to begin light ust 18 percent of register-.
.ci. y voters ca" ballots o' Nov. 5.)
I" :: ":.;kThecityelectionfeaturedfour can MARY MAGUIRE existing lanes to 12 feet from 9 feet didates. seeking to replace Arlene
News Leader and paving two feet of should along ilkoffontheci commission.Filkof
each side of the roadway .did notseek reelection
The planned overhaul of a two-mile There are also plans to add a left- Miller, a U.S. Navy veteran and local:
stretch of Blackrock Road is expected turn lane ,at Heron Isles Boulevard, La ad bartender, polled572 votes, or 35 perto begin in early January and install a new bridge ov~ranceford cent, to 524, or 32 percent, for Curtin,
assau County is spending $2.5 Creek. City Lt a retired U.S. Navy aviator and trauma
on to widen the road from AIA to County aineer Jonathan Page helicopter pilot. Lynn Williams
eron Isles bouleyard.c The work is sid it is not a replacement b r idge received 24 percent and David Austin.
e expected to take almost ayear to com- "We're building up two feet and 9 percent of the votes.
-lete. going ove ti 'eto tak e There have been no new financial
The ounty -anticipates that 4,894 the load offa 4 .ipac contribution reports filed by the city
vehicleal travel Blackrock Road by said Page. it'sa god thing" commission candidates since Qct. 31.
2020. That is u fro 381 vehicles Page said some sidewalk work is CITYOFFRNANDINA i cH The next reports required by the city
'that travbledthe roadway each day in part of the plan, but people are going Th plot of land on Amelia Island Parkway will be annexed into are due today and will be available on 2009. the city for subdivision development'if c6thfihisioners approve the
The project includes widening the .ROAD Contenedo & annekiitfopn Jan 2. ELEw oied on 3A
Talking business, and with ictures to prove it
MARYMAGUIRE nd, ike any othe 0dnt wait to get back to the. quietly sassy, self-portrait photograNews-Leader cameras caine out international business development office to send it" said Martinez, whose phy in favor ofa simplee location shot .
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High-level staff from Enterprise for Enterprise Florida, pointing to the' office at the semi-private' jobs agencyI "That looks really good," said Talking business and taking selfies. Florida turned their camera phones screen on his iPhbne. is at the Orlando headquarters. Martinez.
Local economic development offi- onthemselves dnd each other, snap- "I just sent it out," he said. Enterprise Florida also maintain ns His Eiterprise.Florida colleagues cials hosted a 'two-dayimeeting 'this- ping shots around town and again Martinez told Steve Rieck; execu- offices in Tallahasse. and Miami, as appeare-d to think so too, striking week with their state-level counter- Tuesday morning while standing at tive director of the Nassau' County well as 15 overseas outreach offic es. f' poses on the network bftrain tracks. parts to talk about bringing jobs 'to the intersection of 'the CSX and Economic development Board, that "'This company has 800jobs so they If selfies help bring jobs to Florida, Nassau County. Norfolk Southern rail lines, which he sent the photo to a European com- need to look again, he spid. then this team seems happy to smile
The meetings included formal pre- crosson the West Side near Callahan pany that had previousl-considered Martinez looked impressed with for their cameras.
sentations, stay atthe Omni Aelia '"amid dirt roads .and towering pine and rejected 'the Crawford Diamond the pictureand sounded enthusiastic 'That enthusiasm is important to Island Plahtation Resort and a tour of tesin a 1,814acre parcel known as site.' about promoting the future industrial local officials who are hoping to turn
nd a tree are parcel knowntas .sre ......-... .,,... .a uiiea ese aSme
the area," including, downtown ., the Crawford Diamond Industrial 'Martinez, and Rieck, are, hping site. But in reality he sent a. simle the forested lahd intoabustling jobs Fernandiia B~ech with A stop'.at the -Pak. ") they'll reconsider. photo of the rail lines and not himse f, .'
Palace Saloon. '- "See? Look. That's us, right here," "This place has so much potential, rejecting the wildly popular, and fie- BUSINESS Continued on 4A
donation to hospital
HEATHER A. PERRY W6lfson recently" said her mother,
'I r 'News I.eader Kim.
"We decided on pillows and blai-". I Riley Sage is a very special 9-year- kets because our family has spent alot [ old. Most little girls her age would be of time in the hospital due to heart asking for an American Girl doll or defects/sutgeries no we know what somethingg like that for their birthday. you need in there. A lot of times the. r ..But- instead of presents, Riley asked hospital didn't have an extra pillow or her friends to bring colorful pillows blanket ifyouwere coldand what they -. and warm, cuddly blarikets with kid- do have isn't very warm or soft," she i, friendly designs to her birthday party said. "We want the kids to have their
on Nov. 2. Not for herself, but for the owi colorful, soft pillow and fluffy kids at Wolfson Children's HospitaL blanket for the bed and to take with Riley was a patient there in 2008 them during procedures (the rooms when she had surgery to repair an for most procedures are notorious for
'atrial septal defect in her heart and beingvery cold)." .'> for
she wanted to give back Athird-grader atYulee Elementary,
'"Riley always wants to help when Riley is a bit of a tomboy, according to
she feels a person oranimalis in need. her mom.' HEATHERA.PERRY/NEWS-LEAIDER I'think-she decided on Wolfson'after "She's very active. She played socBirthday girl Riley Sage holds up one of the colorful pillows she and her friends are donating-to Wolfson being in there twice herself and we r
Children's Hospital. had close friends who-liad a baby in RILEY Conin.ued on 3A
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OBITUARIES LOOKING BACK WEEKLY
Wesley Finley Harris. UPDATE
S September 15th 1941- Bulldogs and Florida State
October 23, 2013 University and the most imporSJesus called Wesley Finley tant to him, spendingtimewith A creative worship servHarris, 72, home on October family and friends. ice featuring its jazz ensemS23rd, 2013, surrounded by fain- Wesley is survived by his ble will be held at New
ily and friends at Baptist four daughters, Angel Vision Congregational
Medical Center-Nassau. Scarborough (Mike) of Church on Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.
Wesley was born September Jacksonville, Fl.; Ginger Harris The service will feature
15th, 1941 in Alma, Georgia to and Partner (Karma Edwards) Susan Magg, flute; Larry
SRobert Ponson Harris and Cola ofJacksonville, Fl.; Cola Harris Nader, bass; Darren Ronan,
(Taylor) Harris, the second of ofTampa, FL and Beth Harris of drums; and Jane Lindberg,
five children. Jacksonville, Fl. piano. Musical selections
After. moving Two sisters; Betty Sue Boyd .will include Christmas in
around for his (Jlames) of Fernandiria Beach, Killarney and Believe from
daddy' i jobs, Fl. and Barbara Ann Zeigler Polar Express, among oththe family (Mike) of Kernersville, North ers. Lesley Maclaughlin,
:made Fernan- Carolina. ,- vocalist,will sing Mary's
dina Beach Three Nieces, Donna Boyd- Little Boy Child and We
home in 1955. Jones (Brian) of Oak Harbor, Need a Little Christmas.
SHe enlisted in the Army from WAJessica Beaumont (David) New Vision is located at
S1958 to 1962. ofTipton, Ga and Caroline Best 96072 Chester Road in
SOnce returning home, ofFernandina Beach, FL Yulee. Visit www.NewVision
Wesley did carpentry work on Three Nephews, J.W Boyd CongregationalChurch'org,
local homes- and historical (Amanda), Eric Harris' of find them on Facebook, or
buildings 'such .as the Fernandina Beach, FL and contact the Rev. Mary
Fernandina Beach courthouse Jonathan Ziegler (Callie) of Kendrick Moore at 238and' St. Peter's Episcopal Kernersville, NC. 1822.
Church. Later he gota job at Eightgrandchildren, Chase
the Fernandina Beach and Corrine Voight, Cierra Torrential rains devastated Fernandina Beach in Yulee in November 1969, as .
Mosquito Cohtrol and retired Albury Brooke Swartz, 'this photo of the Pines Trailer Park at Five Points on the front page of the News- Family Support Services
with over 30 years with the Sommer Murphy, Arrianna Leader on Nov. 6, 1)69, illustrates. The newspaper is from the collection of local of Norith Florida (FSS) will
company. .Harris, Ashlyn 'and Savannah 'resident Ed Coop. More than 22 inches of rain fell in 24 hours, causing $149,650 host an open house and ribThere are very few people in Leach. One great-grandson, worth of damage to streets, roads, bridges and public utilities; sai then County bon cutting Tuesday, Dec. the world that love and accept. Alejandro (AJ), and one great- Engineer Richard'King.-There Was another $120,000 damage to at least70 homes. 10 at 5 p.m. at its recently you for who you are. Wesley.. granddaughter,who has yet The News-Leader, 511Ash St., Feiandina Beach, welcomes Looking Back submis-' relocated Nassau Cotnty
Swas one of those people. Wesley made her debut for a spring sons. They also may be emailed to Sian Peny, email@example.com. office in Yulee.The new
, had a heart that just busted at dae date, Isabella Maiie, but FSS office is located at
the seams. His loveand friend' he couldn't wait to meet her 96016 Lofton Square Court,
Ship was unconditional, always Great Nephews, Jesse in the Lofton Square shopthere and never ending. Fabian, Justin Smith, Dylan ping center at SR 200 and
It didn't matter-if youawere Paraday and Jeremiah .t CFm Amelia Concourse.
thepoorest person or the rich- Randolph. Great Nieces, o. Get information about
est,,.he treated all equally. Jacalyn and Julia Hefflefinger, adoption, foster care, family
Family and friends were more Cola Belle"Boyd, Camille Best The Fernandina Beach your passport ;been lost or The library staff also is happy preservation services and
important to himnthan worldly: and Madison Paraday. Dear life- 'branch library, 25 N. Fourth. stolen? Did you have a name to take the photographs for 'the manyprogra~s that possessions he would give you long friends, James and Betty St., will celebrate Passport-Day change? They can'do those as ,you. 'help local families'.
his last doll'randdid'many Ennis and Debbie Portier on'Dec. 14. The library will 'well. Dontforgetyou can now Passport fees are paid to FSS isthe lead agency times. wesley ispreceded indeth have extended hours for pass- get a passport card as w6ll, the ;U.S. 'Department of for foster care, adoption and
He enjoyed the beach, west- by his parents; older brother porthpplication processing depending on your 'ravel des- Statd; the $25 facility fee sup- faily reseation in
ern movies,, country music, Bobby Ra Harris a4d youngest that day, from 10 am. until 5 tinati6on. ports the' library., All forms, ".Nassauand Dval counties.
Louie I'Amour books, college brother .Jimmy Robert (JR) p.m. Appointments areencour- Getting your passport is -are available at the library; For more information call
-football teams Georgia Harris. A ged, but walk-ins are wel- easy and can be done quicky, stop in beforehand to pick up, 225-5347.
come.. if you are prepared.'Ydu will yours. .
For adults librarystaff can need to bring three items: 1.). Check the library'swebsite A mee15 MBerthaSikesHeckerson "i : -process first-time applications, Evid6nbe of your identification for details 'at www.nassau The local chapter of the
''and renewals for passports such.asyour driver's iicese; reads.comor visit travelstate AARP 4608 will meet Dec.
Bertha Sikes Heckerson, 94, N.C., sister Etta' -Smith f of issued over 15 years ago. For 22.) Evidence of your citizen1-A gov. Call 277-7365 or email 10 at 1 p.m. at the Counil passed away. on Wednesday, Orange Park, F. and. Mt. minors under 16 theyprocess ship -this is :typically librarynfo@nassaucountyflco on Aging (across from
Dec. 4, 2013. Mrs. Heckerson Gilead, N.C., as well as numer- first-time applications and .your- birth certificate. The m. Refreshmenswill be pro' Baptist Medical Center
was born on'October22, 1919 to ous nieces &nephews. renewals. They also, process birth certificate must be the, vided by Friends of the Nassau).Special guest,
Clatide and Moa Dyl Sikes. Funeral Servtcswillle held. all applications forothose 16 original or a crtifiedcopy and Fernadiia Beach Braiich Tapping Toes, alocalgroup
In addition to her parents, on Saturday, Dec. 7 2013 at3:00 and 17 years old as well. Has 3.) Two checks for payment. Library of tap dancers; will entertain
Mrs. Heckerson is also prede- p.m. in the Chapel of Callahan with their Christmas procased by husband, Harry Funeral Home, with interment gram. Members are urged
Heckerson (2004). Survivors in Bethel Cemetery, Nassau to attend and bin a guest
include her son,. Phillip County, Florida. to. The chapter also will
eckerson (Carolyn Carter Condol be f r t vote and elect next year's
Fost) 'of Cape Carteret, N.C., a expressed 4t www.callahanfh. officers and board mem:,-For the News-L eader year, 123 withmanatee protection dur- meeting
Were still- ing now and throughout the
D, ATlA NOTICES '2013 has become the born, year. Free public awareness u COUSCS
' ; deadliestyear ever for~ newborn, 'waterway -signage; boating Gary W Belson
Fr ida angered -mana-, oryo. g. ",aners. dcalad--:- 'oiates In fhold:. ,
Richard M. "Rick" Hosner, 66,Yulee, died on Friday, Nov. Florida's endangered mana- or young banners and decals, wate Associates Inc. will hold a
29 2013. Honoringhis request, there will be no publicservices, tees'. In total, 769 manatees way cards and educational concealed weapon license
S.. reen PineFuneralHome have died so far this year less than ; posters are producedd by the course at 4:15 pim. Dec.10
SKathleen E. Manning, 79, Yulee, died on Tuesday, Dc. 3,' from Jan. 1 through Oct. 29, five feet club. The bright fllow' and 18. A basic with defenI2013 Memorial service arrangements are incomplete. makin it the largest annual in length, which sets another waterproof banner which sive tactics course will be
,-' Greeh PineFuneralHomine manateedie-offin Florida annual record for thiscatego- cautions, "Please Slow held at 7:45 am. Dec. 14 ,15
Slw: :":' ,hl t745 am -D .~;
'since record-keeping began. ry of mortality. Of these, at Manatees Below," can assist and 28. For etailsco'tact
-mortality Ofthese, at Mid an21Fi e'i6brt
.The,previous record was least 49 were found in in' warning boaters t slow Belson at 491-8358, (90)
arnah-.."., ,set in 2010 when biologists '.-Brevard County, at the epi- down for mana-tes who ay 476-2037 or gbelson@bell-'
.... witl theFlorida Fish and center of the unusual mortal- bin the are Sireline south net. Visit www.Te
I~~1lif Coflservation South Vrprt in
oo pAry needs i up Wildlife Cnsei ity event inkedt avaety of property signand matc ing BelsonGroup.com.
dI ,U bk -COMmission documented algalbl i6ooms and loss of boat decals are also avalCommunity Hospice of 766 dead manatees, of whih 47,000 aces of searass ; able, featuring the Florida Fd
hundreds die.: ".- ue o c uTr o .
call:26-70. Northeast Florida offers an hundreds ied frm cold :" since 2010. Fishand Wildlife Yulee Boy Scout Troop
,*, ,n,,t open-ended grief support stress. With the year not Patrick Ros, who is an Conservation Commission's 152 will hold a canned food
group for adults who have expe- over, nearly twice the nuri- aquatic biologist andthe hotline.number (1888-404- '' drive on Dec. 14 in conjuncMemry of -rienced the death of a lovd 'ber6ofmanatees hlivealiready executive director of the club 3922) for reporting sick and tion with the Yulee Holidayi nmm or ofsWii on. n ddied than died in all of 2012. says, "With 2013's cata- injured manatees. Boater and Festival andParade. There
oimm e l A su t According to Dr. Katie strophic loss of manatee lives diver awareness posters are will be collection boxes
Jimmy Ogroup format allows ner Tripp, Save the Manatee comng.or ,ciose on the heels also available for dive hops, plced4atseveral locations
ppou Sorva allows new th "eodWIs ae-osvi oain
pai-ticipants.to join the group Cliub's director of Science of the ia mortality stf- marinas, businesses~visitor "al6 ie haderoute and atan' ime so at t few griev- ?and Conservation, two fered dng 010 the centei'rs classrooms ad!. :at tlhe festival All food will
ers have accessto the group as unusual mortality events'in, al readfifiult job to ensure libraries. Family4riendly out- '.be given toical'charitie to a support resource. The sup- "2013, coupled with the re~u- the u riiao these itle door signs ar produced by'. ~ help fed the less fortunate,
port group i~ led by -. licensed lar threats manatees face n" and"i defe useless marine> the'club and distributed to .'. 'If you .have any questions and -trained Com nuiiity a daily basis, have been mammals'has been made ill state municipal and county call Kenin Walters at,(904) Hospice bereavettent profes-. responsible for'the unprece- the more challenging, and ns parks ; armas; ard other 759-1027.'
sional. dented l osses.A record num- it's not ever yet Whatwe put sites where human/mianatee
Thegroup meets everysec-' ber of 276 manatees suc- into our waters, how nuch interactions s can be aprob- BlOd di .."
ond and fourth Thursday of the -.embed from exposure to a we pump from our aquifer ./ 14m. Requests for any of The Florida-Georgia .
month from 1-2:30 p.m~ at the '. ox toired tide bloom in south- and draw froment' spfings these free materials can be Blood Alliance Mobile Unit Nassa Co .nty Council on' ,vest Florida; centered in Lee and-rivers, tog'thet with ' sentvia email to educa- will be at Amelia Baptist
Aging, 1367 South 18th St., County. Meanwhile, on how we use our waterways, firstname.lastname@example.org or Church n Dec. 18 from 1-4
Fernandina Beach; .- Florida's east coast, an all has an impact on our own by calling toll free at 1-800- p.m. Although an appointemss bu wearhly Community Hospice sup- tnustial mortalityevenf lives and the lives of every, 432-JOIN (5"46). ment is not necessary,
presence, butwe also knod. port groups create.a safe and 'claimed more than 100 mana- aquatic species. We must be "The public's ongoing par-, 'donors may call 888-998thatyou are tnthe ams of God. cmfortable environment tee lives in Brevard. County better stewards of our waters ticipation in manatee conser-.2243 to schedule a time.
-where you can bond with oth-. this year. and waterways or suffer vation, in Florida ad' outside -' 1)onorsmust be 17 or
ers who haire- experienced a "This year's record-break- even more severe conse- the state, is essential for the 61der, or 16 with parental similar loss. '. In. ing manatee mortality is a quences going forward." welfare and protection of the 'consent, and weigh at least,
For information or to learn .loud'and-clear signal that our Saye the Mapatee Club species and the aquatic h.abi.-110 poundsto donate to The whethi a Community Hospice "waterways are introuble," reminds the public that this, tats upon which theY Blood Alliance. A basic Love, supportgroup might be right saysTripp, who explained- is the time of year when man- depend," says Rose. donations appointment of '
Edna, Tosheta, & family for you,' call Joanne Bernard, that of the total number of atees are on the fove, mak- For moreinformation one pint of whole blood
LCSW, at (904) 407-6811. manatee deaths so far this ing their way to important visit www.savethemanatee.,' includes a.medicathistory'
407-6811.' winter warm-water sites. org. Watgh-manatees in their evaluation, blood screening
511sh. F"nd each .3The club offers variety - natural habitat .n the cluW -f and mini-physiealfor factors
5dof ways for the public in Blue Spring webcams at such as iron content and
a (904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 Florida to be directly manatv.org. blood pressure, the blood
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HOUSING roads and walkways, a club- the purchase of a small lot in
Shouse and a pool. Old Town for $8,700 from
Continued from IA McCrary said the developer Tifton Nassau, LLC, so that
sion would still need approval for Amelia Oaks could begin development does not occur by the Technical Review horizontal infrastructure for the there. The plot, paid for by city
Committee and Planning & subdivision when the proper recreation impact fees, will Zoning Board before going for- permits have been submitted. A serve as a "passive park,"ward. former developer began work- according to a written city resA planned subdivision north ing on the property without per- olution.
of Sadler Road, named Amelia mits in 2003, including taking In 2009, residents of Old" Oaks, received unanimous plat out trees and filling in wetlands, Town complained about the approval from city commis- but those issues have since possible development of "nonsioners at their meeting been resolved, McCrary said. peonia" lots, which are small Tuesday. Another developer was ready pie-shaped parcels at the corThe Amelia Oaks subdivi- to build in 2006, McCrary said, ners of city blocks. Full-size sion north of Sadler Road and but abandoned the project peonias measure-46feet, 6 inchwest of Egans Creek Greenway when the real estate market es by 93 feet and were platted is much further along in its crashed. by the Spanish in 1811,accordplanning stages, according to The property was formerly ing to city historic records. city documents. The 8.53-acre slated for a subdivision called Old Town is considered to property, owned by D&H Keystone Place in 2003, accord- be the last city in the Western
Homes LLC of Boca Raton, has ing to McCrary, and abuts Hemisphere platted using the primary access from.Sadler Egans Creek Greenway, a con- Law of Indies Planning Edict of Road and plans are to bfiild 40 servation area. 1573, according to research by
single-family homes. The sub- In other city land matters, the University of Florida. division is to include paved commissionersalso approved adaughry@fbnewsleadercom
na n2016. "where it makes sense.to have
ROAD Continued from 1 "So we decided that it didn't -some." HEATHERA, PERRY/NMEWS-LEADER
to be puzzled why there will not make sense to spend $300,000 Funds for the project come Riley Sage and friends celebrate her birthday with items they were donating to be a sidewalk between AIA and for a sidewalk that it going to be from Benefit District 503trans- Wolfson Childrein's Hospital. the railroad crossing about a ripped out in two years," said portation impact fees. The disquarter mile north of the state Page. tricts were created.. by county ILEY ContinuedfromA
highway. "People should know that it ordinance to ensure fees col- ILEIoontiuedfromA
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Boys & Girls Clubs "USinES
o r site. An automobile manufaclauded oturer would be ideal. So would
lauded for results, firm making parts for airplanes.
aa"We are aggressively marx aver savin s keting the site and the county to
P s ia broad range of industries,
TALILAHASSEE Florida cost up to $46,305 for an aver- said Rieck.
-Boys and Girls Clubs partici- age eight-month stay And it would be great to have
pants have higher academic The FBGC operate 235 some help.
achievement levels and lower local after-school programs, Rieck organized the meetjuvenile detention rates, aiming to develop positive ing for Enterprise Florida to ,according to an independent character traits, improve aca- showcase the county's develop-economic analysis from demic performance and ment opportunities. Securing
Florida TaxWatch. Results prevent delinquency. The the meeting is a big deal.
from the report, The Florida clubs-, organized under the The agency has a multimilBoys and Girls Clubs: An Florida Boys and Girls Club lion-dollar budget and routinely Analysis of Educational, Alliance, are available in 61 of travels the world meeting busiJuvenile Justice, and Economic Florida's 67 counties and serve ness leaders who are seeking Outcomes, demonstrate sig- children between 6 and 18 the ight locale to build new nificant differences in educa- years of age. offices or factories.
tional and juvenile justice out- According to the report; In a state with 67 counties,
-comes versus similar peers since 1997, more than 2.5 mil- it's important to stand out from 'who do not take advantage of lion children have participated the crowd. the FBGC programs. in the FBGC, which have "We wanted to be sure that MAY MAGUIRE/NEWS-LFEADER
S"The Florida Boys and received more than $41 mil- the state's economic develop- Enjerprise Florida staffers snap shots Tuesday morning at the intersection of the CSX 'Girls Clubs provide opportu- lion in state funds. The 2013 ment officials.are aware of the ani Norfolk Southern rail lines at the Crawford Diamond Industrial Park near ,inities for at-risk youth to be Legislature included a $9 mil- ENCPA (East Nassau County Catlahan. successful in the classroom lion appropriation for the Planning Area) and Crawford .,"and develop into responsible Florida Boys and Girls Clubs Diamond," said Rieck. :citizens," said Dominic M. Alliance, the largest ever sin- It is likely that -they already ing with school officials abouta The NCEDB has more than said. Calabro, president and CEO gle apropriation to any know about the site because new elementary school. two-dozen board members and What's the competition?
ofFlorida TaxWatch, the inde- Alliance in the nation. their boss; Florida Gov, Rick The ENCPA and. the many were in attendance, "Bigger cities in the southIpendent, nonpartisan, non- "Florida leaders have rec- Scott, toured the property in Crawford Diamond industrial including developer Ron Flick of east, like Atlanta,'".he said. .profit research institute and ognized the value that the June, turning a golden shovel site are both owned by the Compass Group, 'who Otherconcerns? Government watchdog. Boys and Girls Clubs provide with local government officials Rayonier, the county's largest secured two construction proj- Martinez gaid education,
The study compared. FBGC to all Floridians, and we and business leaders with the property owner, in aland trust ectsfor companies the NCEDB explaining that companies often "participants with a demo- encourage them to continue news that Crawford Diamond called TerraPointe, LLC. says it brought to the area. look for access to top-ranked
-graphically similar peer group. identifying and' rewarding was certified as a megasite, : These projects could take Those include Science First in universities, as well as top-perThe FBGC students achieved those programs that have a meaning that the large land several decadesto come to.life, Yulee and DTW Marketing on forming public schools. He also higher median FCAT Reading proven record of success," said mass is ready for industrial but when and if they do, Amelia Island's south end. said that there is a belief around scores, and only-2.96 percent Jerry' D. Parrish, Florida developmentassoonasit's, old Rayonier stands to make hun- Martinez spoke about the the country that Florida's were referred to the juvenile TaxWatch chief economist, .-The ENCPA is an.acronymi dreds of millions ofdollars,.or importanceofthepersonalvisit schools are sub-par.
ustice system compared to whoserved as the project for the East NassauCommunity possibly even billions of dollars, for Enterprise Florida's staff. "So, we work hard to let peoleade- f"or" th stdy 'he~reality is that we have. pie know that that is not true,
Pf.49 percent of their peers leader for the study. Planning Area, a 22,675-acre site in profit."he reality is tht we have pe kno that that is not true,
Taxpayer savings from the The'report also includesa largely located between 1-95 and "This means a lot to us," said ,to come to a community to and in fact, Nassau County and FBGC include reduced grade recommendation from Chester Road on the noi-th side Dan Camp, director of project 'shake harids and kick- tires," St. Johns County in the northretention costs, as participants TaxWatch that all social sup- of AIA in Yulee. management at TerraPointe said Martinez: "Its part ofour east have excellent schools," he are 14 percent more likely to port entities receiving public QOfficials have big plans for ServicesInc. homework." said.
be promoted than theirpeers, funds be accountableto an out- the big sit, including the con- He spoke to the group dur Enterprise Florida works to Martinez said Florida is a andjuvenilejusticecostavoid-. come.based analysis. struction of24;000'residential ing a breakfast meeting generate business for all of business-friendly state. There
ances, as referrals for non-par- Florida TaxWatch is a units, including singlefamily Tuesday,; at Florida State Florida, so the sales pitch is A is nostateincome tax and there ticipantsaretwo timeshigher.': statewid&'ndiiniprofit,non-par- houses.arid large-scale. apiart- CollegeatJacksonvillein Yulee delicate balance. When 6ne is no tax on manufacturing than for participants. Grade tisari ;research in stitute that ment complexes, and il million beforethe Crawfoi-d Diamond county is up against another for equipment. retention costs taxpayers over its 33-y ear history has square feet of commercial and site visit. jobs it can be difficult to main- "And you can't beat the cli$9,000 per student,juvenile become recognized as the, industrial space. (The NCEDB maintains its tain the one-for-all, and all-for- mate,." said Martinez.
justice processing costs watchdog. of citizens' hard-- They plan to start with a office oh the campus.) one, spirit Enterprise' Florida saysthis
approximately $5,000 per earned tax dollars. Visit 4,200-aicre mixed-use develop "We want to be prepared as So what's the approach? past fiscal year it was responsiyouth and incarceration can www.FloridaTaxWatch.org. inent along I-95, between the we canbe moving forward and ,,"You find what's tuniqiie and ble for more than 25,000 "new St. Marys River and AIA, called if e needtodosomething dif- identify the stroflgest advan- and retained"jobs and $1.9 milthe Est Nassau Employment ferent, let us know because we tages, and here that is having a lion in capital investment in the Center., want to be your partner," said lot of space that is available state.
Officials are now looking for Camp. now," said MaPtinezin an inter- That success seems hard to
developers willing to build In addition to Enterprise view after the breakfast meet- find here, if the slim listing of S offices shopping-centers, med- Florida officials, the audience, ing jobs on a student bullet board
cD.A r .T D ical facilities ad about 4,00 'incded al government Disadvantages? at FSCJ is any indication of the
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r v o e e t teary-eyed watching their chilIn 2010, Dan Morris volun- Volnerj are WelcoIme to dren rip open gifts, and everyteered with Joy to the Children, hep ou on w~ap g : one enjoys a wonderful celea local group that puts on a set-up daY~ at 10 a.m. on bration that wouldn't happen Christmas Day dinner for dis- D~c. 2at Yule, High without the hard work of Joy to
advantaged children and their l the Children volunteers.
families. "Our mission is to help
"I have friends who have around collecting names and underprivileged children in worked with JTC over the years doing their best to get as many Nassau County, but it seems like and thVy always talked about, things on each precious wish our volunteers are the ones that how great it was," said Morris, list as they can, but this can be receive the greatest gifts," who originally signed on as a a challenge, said Morris. Morris said. gift wrapper. "We have about 150 kids Morris moved to the area in Warm a St
"I'm really bad at that so they attend our event every year. As 1996, a year after his parents. .
asked me to do some other you can imagine, trying to shop His dad, Danny Morris, was the things instead, like moving for 150 kids and doing it with a pastor at First Baptist 'in g Bt S0fO
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boxes and setting up trees." $50 per kid budget can be diffi- Fernandina. He has three chilThe group cult. We check the lists against dren -Jessica, Gabe and Abi.
was also look- the presents at least three times Joy to the Children will serve ing for board before we wrap to make sure 190 children thisyear. In-kind or
members at we have done the best we can. toy donations-will be accepted
thetimeso the It's one of those deals where until Dec. 21. Monetary donafollowing year you only get one shot at it.". tions are always welcome.
Morris agreed Once the gifts are wrapped, The budget didn't allow for to take on that ready and taken to the dinner one big individual item this year role as well location, local restaurants act as but Morris has ways to help Morris As coordi- supplementary elves and get make wishes come true that
nator for the busy preparng a traditional hol- mightotherwise exceed the $50 o
280 -.volun- iday dinner with all the trim- per child budget.
teers, Morris says he meets alot mings including turkey, stuff- If a little girl wantsan Easyof really great people. ing, cranberries, rolls, veggies Bake Qven, we need to get that
"Our volunteers are so and sweet, delicious desserts. for her so I have friends I call
cheerful and willing to help. And "We have about 20 people on and ask if they can help out with each one has an interesting the kitchen crew who come in things like that" story as to how they got, early Christmas Day morning, This year's shopping will be
involved." and get the food ready for the: done on Dec. 15 and 17.
There are as many ways for day," said Morris. To learn more about Joy to
interested volunteers to become When everything is set up the Children visit their website Check out these
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as there are types of folks who and the magic begins. Little or email info@joytothechil- els too!
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Musical zoo helps local tots toot a flute
Musings, opinions, observa- will help if prior to these performances --- were stripped of the insurance
tions, questions, and random you-enjoy as a way of preparing the kids they liked and said they could
thoughts on island life, music and for what they'll see and hear. go back and get it, but failed
Fernandina Beach and more: little kids For more information or to *to explain how to put that
My mom was right When because volunteer, contact Barbara I am always impressed that on an island of toothpaste back in the tube:
I was a kid I repeatedly 'you'll be Zacheis at 321-5639 or Susan less than 20.000 people, we are blessed to Not one Republican voted for
less~~hi libera disasterle that*besedt
begged her to take me tothe asked to pro- Kosciulek at 548-0227. this liberal disaster that
zoo. Tiring of my pleas she vide Nassau have so many with so much talent impacts one-sixth of our econfinally said, "Son, if the zoo County If you haven't done so omy. Remember thi on future
wants you badly enough, fourth already then please stop by election days.
they'll come and get you." DAV 'S graders an 207 Centre St's Amelia Island **Well, they didn't then, but WORLD opportunity Coffee downtown and say of the Twins a call and if you Oh, and don't foi'get, today is And talking about "Blazing
they will now. Tearing a page to see, "hello" and "thanl&" to barista can identify a baseball he'll fried shrimp Friday at T-Ray's. Saddles", is it just me or does
from the opus of Sergei touch, hold Ashley Lee, who's just back probably send you a check. Call 'em at 261-6310. anybody else think that House
Prokov, who composed Peter DavidN and make a from her almost one year * ... Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
and the Wolf in which flutes Scott sound on National Guard tour of duty in This Thanksgiving we And speaking of gravy is a dead ringer for William J.
are birds, oboes are ducks, every inlstru- Afghanistan where she served were invited to join our neigh- does anybody else remember Le Petomane, the crooked
clarinets are cats and so en, ment of a symphony orchestra as an Army medic. And in bor's Bill, JoAnn and the ubiquitous sign "Scram. and befuddled territorial govsome local folks calling them- using the real McCoy, not a case you didn't know it, the Granddad Al, along with some gravy ain't wavy" from the old ernor played by Mel Brooks selves Amelia Residents in toy. Island resident Keith perky,-polite and charming of their relations, other neigh- Smoky Stover comic strip and in that film? SAction for the Symphony Thompson, professor emeri- Miss Lee is the granddaugh- bors and five Jacksonville have any idea what it meant? *
(ARIAS) have created a kid's tus, music education Penn ter of thellate iconic islander police officers including * Grammy nominations will
Musical Insfrument Zoo, and State University, tells me that Smiley Lee: Welcome home Keesha and Abigail, two hot- Who were the staff people be announced today and not are looking for volunteers to. mall ensembles from the Ashley! ter than a "Saturday night spe- behind the scenes responsible only is our local piano singer
help haul this melodious Jacksonville Symphony visit cial" cops so gorgeous solie for 'assembling and writing the John Springer one of those
menagerie to junior's class- many Nassau schools each The University of Florida guys say they'd get arrested Affordable Care Act that we currently being voted on but room. If you.raise your hand year, and students are some- sacked its football team's just to meet 'em. Those invit- now know as Obamacare? As so is island resident, musician to help, you don't have to times transported to Offensive Coordinator Brent ed were assigned to con- far as I know they've never and bandleader.Les DeMerle.
knowJ)ow to toot a flute, Jacksonville for concerts. He Pease but he's still scheduled tribute a dish with ours being been publicly identifiedbut I'm told by Michael plunk a piana, oompa a tuba says attempts will'be made to to pickup $1.18 million the the dressing and gtavy, the one person I believe who Rothschild,the man responsior even tinkle a triangle, but it-. schedule the Instrument Zoo next two years, despite not However, during a Wednesday may have come closest to ble for getting our two long_ _ _ __ doing squat} a fact that Big afternoon tripto a very crowd- describing the composition of shot musical talents into the
Ray of the T-Ray and Trey ed Publix while clutching.my the group that crafted the process, that:once this three generation frio and I dis- wife's grocery list I discov-- "you have to pass it to see first round of voting is concussedthe other day over ered that those plastic bags of what's in it" bill now plaguing pleted the entries willbe lunch at the counter of their turkey innards called giblets, the American public was actor reduced to five nominations South Eighth and Beech which Texan wife Linda says Harvey Korman in his "Blaz- in each category- and then
Street eatery, agreeing that if are necessary to make proper ing Saddles" movie role as after a second round of voting, you were on pour payroll, you dressing and gravy, are only corrupt TerritoriatAttorney the final winners will be may not be coaching the available if you purchase the General Hedley Lamarr, when announced Jan. 26. The
team, butif you'regetting a original container theycome he characterized hip gang as a musically inclined Michael, a check you'd be mowing the in, and since retired NYPD diverse group of "rustlers, cut- member ofthe Gramnimy. lawn, trimming, shrubs, paint- cop Granddad Al, refused to throats, murderers, bounty group, who lived in Atlanta for ing the gym, anything but sit- hand over the giblet goodies 'hunriters, desperadoes, mugs, 35 years before moving ting home cashing paychecks lodged inside the host's birds pugs, thugs, nitwits, half-wits here in 2007, worked in and cracking open six-packs. until the lady of the house got dimwits, vipers, snipers, con motion picture distribution In his parting comments home and agreed, Iwas run- men, Indian agents, Mexican and marketing, and as a side- 1
Pease said, "If it's coming my ninfg outof time. Desperate, I: bandits, muggers bush line in 1981 formed an indie way, then it's coming my way." made alast minute plea-to T-' 'whackers, hornswagglers, record label called Landslide Yep, $1.18 million of a'state Ray's, which resulted in the horse thieves, train roblers, Records that remains active Dec university's money is coming best dressing I've ever eaten, bank robbers, (four expletives still and has released albums
Ships way. great gravy, a more than tasty 'deleted) -and Methodists. by mostly roots music artists,
h* r cranberry relish anid collards Once written, an arrogant, including Derek Trucks, Sean a
The world of sports "so good we refused ~o share deceptive and incompetent Costello,.Tinsley Ellis, ,
J-o n y M le appears to be awash in cash as them. Good grief, we hit the flash-mob of Congressional Widespread Panic, Dave
it was recently reported that 'jackpot folks and thank you Democrats.passed this socie- Barthol6mew and Webb o mmis n tler Minnesota Twins have,, Publix for not selling turkey tal-transforming bill that they Wilder. He continues to rtun
I b"IIII-signed pitcher Phil Hughes to guts as I wouldn't have made never read, has tossd mil- the label from Amelia Island
SYot for Johnny Miller is a Vote for: a thiree-year $24 million deal thedetour to T-Ray's. I was lions of folks off insurance and is also a past boaid mem
y despite the fact that the for- going to tell our hosts that I plans they liked forcing them ber and current media chairPreserving our beaches, greenspac and historic downtown mer Yankee won only four prepared AIl. of the fixings ,to a crippled government web man for the Amelia Island Jazz gA erpsfbtLn~a al'esd ar eto.att~mptto purchase y
I games last year, while'losing'. mylf but Linda had already siteto attempt to purchase Festival. Wow, I an always M6re efficient system for residential[ and business pen ittlg 14 and posting a dismal 5.18 spilled the beans, but that policies they can't afford that impressedthat on an island of' A. lee w i 'r c l earned run average. Oh, did I shoutldn't stop you from tak- includes coverage they don't less than 20,000 people, we
A lade' wille ortywell mentionthat he also had ngcredit for T-Ray's ana want or need or face a fine. are blessed to have so many -a
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NTime to learn some hard lessons
D I read a news article the other day that pret- the problems. Guess what, they're performing circles around ours. School
ty much gives a failing grade to student per- moms and dads? If you're a officials and public schools didn't create the
LE A D E 1formance in this country's schools. The writing self-absorbed parent, your atmosphere of lackadaisical performance in
is on the blackboard and it isn't pretty kids are problems in the this country. Parents have done it by their
Students inforeign countries are beating the classroom. Start getting actions and their inactions. Most school
FLORIDA'S OLDEST WEEKLY NE WSPAPER, pants off our kids, particularly in math and sci- involved. Back up the teach-, board officials are elected. They respond
ESTABLISH ED I, 1854 ence. Folks, this is bad, really bad. We live in a ers when your kid misbe- to the ballot box and constituents. If they're not
global economy and if we don't do something haves or disrupts the class doing their jobs, vote them out and replace
The News-Leader is published with pride weekly to repair the sorry state our schools are in, instead of running to your them with officials who will. Our public
for the people of Nassau County by Community we're going to get crushed in the global mar- lawyers. Start attending PTA schools can be on top again if we give them to
Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe ketplace because we won't be able to compete CUPOF meetings and pay attention to tools to get there.
that strong newspapers build strong communi- with better educated people from other coun- JO1 what's happening. Make sure Better tools doesn't include insisting on
tiegs -Newspapers getthings one Our primta tries. your kids are getting their teaching creationism, the Bible and pseudogoal is to publish distinguished and profitable tis
community-oriented newspapers. This mission China and Vietnam, Vietnam, for heaven's work done and don't settle for science in the classroom. I'm not anti-religious,
will be accomplished through the teamwork of sake, are sacking us in the classroom. And as Joe Palmer mediocrity. rI'm a man of faith, but I'll be the first to adrilit
professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, qual- the two countries, especially massive China, We also need to pay feach- that it doesn't belong in the classroom.
ity and hard work. become more competitive, the picture will only ers better. It's like any work force. You get Creationism isn't an alternative scientific theoget worse if we don't act soon. We need to what you:pay for. There are teachers who will ry. It's religious dogma and doctrine. Earth Foy R. MALaY JR.. PUBLISHER learn some hard lessons, the kind we've been still work for low wages and badclassroom isn't just 6,000 years old. Get over it You want
MICHAEL PAIlNELL. EDITOR skipping classes on for some time. conditions but many of them havedropped out "to send your kids to private schools, fine, but
MIKE HANKINS. ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Parents need to get their complacent butts and who can blame them? It's a pity that a lotzof don't expect me to pay for or subsidize it with
ROBERT FIEGE. PRODUCTIONDIRECTOR back into the businessof doing their part of teachers aren't niaking much better salies vouchers. There's no God or Bible in Chinese
BoB TIMPE. CIRCULATIONDIRECTOR educating their kids. Stop blaming everything than those who caught me in high school. or Vietnamese schools either butthey're
ANGELINE MUDD. on the schools, the teachers, the principals, the Granted, teachers in China and Vietnam might outscoring ours to hell and gone.
BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER administrators and the school boards.A good not get paid much either but.they're value, Public schools here flourished for many
SIAN PERRY. ASSISITANTEDtTOR place to start is disciplinewithin the classroom, and they don't have to dealwith hoodlums or years and they can again. But we, as parents
which is a nightmare these days. Why? To be inattentive students. If our teachers' salaries and as a society have to commit ourselves to BETH JONES: SPORTSEDITOR nakedly honest about it, because so many of had kept pace with the escalating cost of living doing our part We have to get off our duffs
STom WOOD DINK NESMITH our kids act like little princes and prificesses these past 40 years and if teachers had control and do our homework.
CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT and behave as if the rules don't apply to them. of their classrooms again, highly qualified edu- China isn't going to conquer us militarily.
And where does this attitude cofine from? ,. cators would stay or come back. It's not rocket It's already doingit ii the classroom. Unless C MN Community Home, from mommies and daddies who think science. we stop cutting classes, we're going to find our
S Incorporatedjunior or missy can do no wrong and who Stop blaming "government schools." That's selves sitting in the dunce's corner for a long
threaten, bully, sue and harass any teacher or a canard: perpetrated by unenlightened people. -time to come:. The views expressed bythe columnists and principal who dare's tryt6 restore order in the Schools in China and Vietnam and many other Oops! Can we still say dunce?
letter writerson hispage are their own classroom or straighten out the kids causing countries truly are government schools and reysuf@cmcasr ner~
and donornecessarily reflect the views of '.
ze newspaper its ownersoremploye es
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VIEWPOINT Y SIMMONSAMERICAN SHORE &BEACH PRESERVATION AssoCITON
MealS on Wheels for PetsA ecb rs
A Rocky Mountain storm blew into ,
Fernandina on Nov. 23 bringing with it the The recent anniversary of songs and spirit of John Denver. Superstorm Sandy, whic Xfell in
Tom Becker's "Back Home Again" con- the vicinity of a new reportfrom .
cert was a great show full of energy, theIntergovernmental Panel on ," j i
beautiful music and unheard stories of John ,Climate Change, inspiredsomet c; #;
Denver and, judging by the crowd's com- thoughtful discussion about ments when leaving, awponderful evening, for coastal concerns, the future, and /
everyone. what we all should be doing bout
Meals on Wheels for Pets would.,like to them. Unfortunately, it also
express our gratitude to each person who inspired a few issuances from the -- .
attended this celebration of-Denver's life in I usual ,suspects who use any suport of our cause. excuse to beat the drum for their 0 "a 1,.
Special thanks to Pastor ida Iverson and favorite (and deeply flawed) i
the board of Prince of Peace for letting upsuse answers to every coastalproblem their beautiful facility. even som6we didn't know existTod~lwhomade contributions and/or pur- ed.
chased tickets, especially George qndBarbara Since these folks often present Sheffield, who 'have been loyal suppbrters-. faulty conclusions based on .. ,':"
since-ouirinceptionj and alo r"Htrmates" "s ..ki. ... ;)
since our iceptio, andto allour "Littermates skewed, disconnected or nonexist- ..",L
whose contributions made it possible forusto entscience, we wanted to clarify bring such aigreat show to our town. the facts about some of the ."
To those who printed tickets and posters, canards they regularly trotout for who sold tickets, put out posters, talked to media and public consumption: I
verymuch! No.Higher water levelsmay
As always, our, deep, appreciation goes to cover more of the beach, but the
First;Coast Moving & Storage and the Animal level of the seas is not a factor in
Clinic of Nassau Cqunty for their continued erosion in the way that waves, partnership and contribution to our- organi- winds and inlets (or other disrupzation. < tiohs in the flow of sand along the
We hope to see each of you again at opr 5th coast) are. .
Annual Chili Dinner on Feb. 7 at St. Peter's Putting sand back on the beach N ..
Burnis Hall. '
urns Hall. is a badinvestment, particularlyof ,
S -Deborah Watford public funds. "A,:.///p/ :,: 4/// 4/
P- resident How spending millions of' .,
MOW4PetsNassau .doHars to protectbillions of dollarS JOHN DARKOW/OLUMBLA (MO.) DALY'IaRIBUNE
in, property (and property taxes) a:
bad idea?, Study after study has put ty (for which they're going to want beaclhs, dunes and buiildings, was water surge levels might be highthe.return on investment for to be compensated) and billionsof graphic and telling. er ifyou startfrom a higher base
HOW TO WRITE US coastal protection anywhere from dollars in infrastructure (which S~a level rise will inundate sea leve but that's a miniscule
r.ter' eightfold to more than 300:1, will need to jbe removed anda not- coastal communities. .,.,:portion of the overall storm surge,
Letters must include w r depending-on which financial inconsiderable cost) -while Yes, if all those communities sit which is far more dependent on
name printedd and signature),": measurement you use. throwing awaybillions of dollars by for years and years doing nothi ,wid direction, tidal timing and
addressand telephone nu ber Rising sea level will.mean ris- in tax revenue:(which will be hng as sea lels slowlycreep : the capadctyofa storm to pile up
a e a t pm ing costs to protect our coasts. needed to pay for this rash retreat higher But let's remember we're water to push ashore at landfall.
for verification, Writers are tnor6- Again, these two thoughts aie and will probably not be replicated not talkiingabout a tuniiami here Storms imay end upbeing '
mally limited to one letter in a 30- n6t connected. Coastalcosts may when you force people to move sea level riseis a gradual icr ase strongeri ver timerifwater temop.ems rise for a number of reasons inland away from the'coast)... and ,inm levelsthat can yery suceesftilly peratues rise (which is a-condayperi6d. No poems ilbeavailability of sand, our country's -you call that reasonable? be countered by rising the level. tributing factor to sea level rise as
published. 'Letters should be dredging capacity, regulatory Storms suchas Superstorm of your coastline or, mor e specif- ell), that's a different discussion..
ped or printed. Not all letters restrictios and so on- ~ut rising Sandy are conclusive proof that ically, your'beach dune line -as a Harry Simmons is president of
a r plihed. Ntall s seas is not one of them. '. retreat is the only answer: barriet aginst'rising seas.-- the American Shore& Beach
republishede. Retreat is the only reasonable No, but storms such as Sandy Se alevel-rise will meanmore Preservation-Assbiation. Founded
Send letters to: Letters to the response to sea level rise. prove thatwide beaches, high and stronger storms affecting the-' in 1926, the ASBPA advocates for
Editor, PO. Box 16766, Quite the contrary: Retreat is. dunes and souid'building policies coast- ..... -. healthy coastlines by promoting the
Fernandina Beach, FL., 32035 'probablythe most unreasonable do make a huge difference in - Another dubious connection of integration ofscience, policies and
E-mail: mparnell@fbnewsleader. response.Sea level could be going coastal survivability The fact that two disparate ideas.Higher sea actions that maintain, protect and"
comA. "- = 'up inches; maybe a foot (the final adjacent -communities suffered levels by themselves will have lit- -:-.-enhance the coasts ofAmerica. For
vsit us on-lne atfonewsleadecOm number is still unclear), and you, -very disproportionate damages tl8 to no effect on the frequency or mor information on ASBPA, go to
visit us on-line at~bnewsleader com want to force people to abandon from Sandy, anomalies thatcan strength of coas talweather events wwmasbpa.org.
... -." billions of dollars' worth of proper- only be attributed to differences in The only real impact maybe that president(4asbpaorg :
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE ...
WX/earbright Colors Island Trail, (/fi) T-shirt /:?.. -..% -4'' ~-The Florida Times-Union bished bikes through
had a front-page story Dec. 4 Barnabas in the future A.- :""'<'' < A-A-- - on crashes involving pedes- I encourage Chilstmhs ...trians and bicyclists. bike presents be given with a
Florid'a has twice the bright'colot T-shirt AIT or
national average of 'pedestri- other.
an deaths and three times the Visit www.Amelialsland
national average bicyclists Trail.org for trail information WI4-e; ,.
deaths. and AIT T-Shirt info. .*.. '.. .
The one thing mentioned AIT T-shirt sales help our
to irhprove thisis to wear light nonprofit :support some
and bright colors when walk- Amelia Island trail related
ing-or riding -- because drivers costs.
cannot see people with dark Florida Highway Patrol
clothes at dusk or at night, or Capt. Keith Gaston was quot- ..
perhaps in the shade on avery ed in this article as saying that
suniy day. the Florida pedestrian and
have frequently noticed bicyclists' death rate is conriders and walkers at night sistent with Florida historical '
here on Amelia Island in numbers. As if to say, thisis .,,L '
dark colors and often normal here. T NIN
with no lights on a bike, or If we want to improve, we "
flashlight in hand when walk- need to change something.
ing. Wearing bright colors when
We need to -make an walking or bicycling is a simimprovementin thisbehavior ple way to make an improve-an improvement pedestrians ment that could save a life or
and bike riders can make injury.
without relying on driver safe- Phil Scanlan, CEO
ty improvements. Friends of Amelia
I will add a bright Amelia Island Trail NATE BEELERrTHE WASHIGTON EXAMINER
S COMMUNITY FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013/NEws-LEADER
God will always win His case AICMFnamesnew
veryone else in the world is a to have a promising will be made free and proven right often exOcTve
liar. God is true. As the day in court. When we in the courts of man, and always in the
Scriptures say, He will be proven least expect, incidents courts of God. Always trusting in Him, W interFest kicks off in January
ight in what He says. may happen and our He said He would make our enemies
Since the Bible says every man is a time of leaving may be our footstool. Follow truth and be
liar and limited to the available facts, we delayed until authori- proven right, through Jesus Christ, our The Amelia Island formances in.
know that people are-bound to the court ties remove the Lord and Savior. Chamber Music Festival April, May and:
system to settle their affairs. However, offenders. We may not The families of the late Mother (AICMF) announced that its June.
God knows all truth, and He will always always know what has Martha Nelson and Bro. Ellis Dempsey board of directors has named The theme
be proven right. God has never been NOW AND happened. Prayer deeply appreciate every expression of Dr. Joseph A Marasco Jr. as of the starguilty of anythihg but loving His ene- helps us to relax. sympathy and prayers extended to them executive director. studded 2014
mies, doing right and being kind to the If we are sum- during their hours of bereavement Marasco, a retired radiolo- season is
unthankful and the evil. One thing for moned to court, the They never would have made it'without gist, has held leadership posi- "Expect the
sure, we can rest in the truth that as Maybelle way to win is to be you.., tions with many arts organiza- Unexpected,"
judge, jury and defense attorney, God Kirk d innocent and truthful Birthday wishes to: Merrisa Moore, tions both here and in his Marasco meaning you
will always win His case. Kirkld in all we say,.and allow Lendy Ross, Theo White, Sandra native Pittsburgh. He former- .will enjoy a
Some people may agoriize over the the righteous judge to hear and act on Palmer, Lexie Chatman, Wanda Blue, ly served as a director of the varied of mtisi.
outcome of pending cases or be gripped our case. Ask God for grace to refrain Wendell McGahee, Sis. Elizabeth Perry, AICMF and currently isa cal styles at the upcomingfeswith fear because they almost could not from exaggeration so we are never Rosalind Heiry, Nikita Geter, Patrick board member'of ARIAS tival Of course, the AICMF is live with an unfavorable rendering or we accused of lying: Always remember Cribb, Paula Evans, Kevin Smith, and (Amelia Residents inActiori scheduled to present such may have observed someone not likely being a follower of truth ensures that we Joniah Johnson.: for the Symphony), for which internationally renowned clashe was president He also is a sical artists as pianist Jean- i
former director of the Yves.Thibaudet, violinist Anne
Jacksonville Symphony Akiko Meyers and members
Orchestra. of the formerGuarneri Strit'i
-..Beforebecomihg a full- Quartet. However, festivalBill Warner, time resident of Amelia Island goers also will be treated to a
foimder ang in 2000, Marasco was presi- variety of less traditional fare,
chairmfim of the dent of th6 Pittsburgh Opera. including a "Piano Pobp" conAmelia Island He returned to Pittsburgh on cert by trumpeter Brandon
Concours a part-time basis in 2008 when Ridenour and his pianist.
d'Elegance, .far asked to serve'as the opera's father Rich Ridenour, in addiright, presents interim managing director. tion to concerts by Brazilian
checks for the In his professional career guitar wizardsThe Assad ,
the local Shop Marasco was president and Brothers, and by Brooklyn '
with Cops pro- managing partner of a 26- Rider,,a quarefof classically
grams last member radiology group in trained musicians, who perweek. Far left is Pittsburgh. He also was board form"BeethoQVen-g6es-indie
Nassau County chairman and presidentof the with the energy of young rock
Sheriff Bill American College of stars.
Leeper and' Radiology and president off the Rex added, "'ur goal in
center left is International Society of 2014 is to satisfy .an eclectic ,
program Radiology. range of musical tastes within'
founder Don Christopher Rex, the' a general classical context. In
Monahan, with AICMF'sgerieral ahd artistic thisway, we are.striving to
Fernandiia director, said, "We are make the music of the AICMF
Beach Police extremely pleased to have Joe more accessible tp a' broader t
Chief James Marasco as our executive audience. We welcome every-"
Hurley. director. His leadership posi- one -on ArAelia Island arid our
SUBMED tion with a variety of arts entire region to sample and
organizations, his long associ- enjoy our exciting musical '
S- ation with the AICMFIand bis. offerings, all'performed in
t .0- .extensive administrative expe- small, intimate venues
COH lve, W1 ops ,6ubeqtfh
"rience make him the ideal per- throughout6ur beautiful :
son for this importat post. island."- "
News-Leader "Ishould betrusted in times of difficulty. ,.brations from Australia, Germany, Italy, We look forward to working oTheomplete che
Local officials gathered last wedk as Every penny donatedtranslates directly the United States and the United 'closely with Joe during the the AICMF's 2014 season will Bill Warner, founder and chairman of to Christmas toys and much needed Kingdom. Finalists included the coming year as he helps us'. be osted on ww.aicmfcom
Sthe Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, clothing 'fo6f tihe child iren and their ami Kensinigton Palace Cehtenni:l build upon our successful past in December. The festival als ,made a "substantial contributionto the lies. Celebration of Aston Martin, the St. and leadus to an even expects to mail its full-1olor
local Shop with Cops programs. Monahan said Warner wanted to give James Concours d'Elegance, Schloss brighter future." program brochure in early
Attending the check presentation at backafter-an especially successful year. Dyck, Pendine Sands VRHA Hot Rod, The 13th season ofAICMF January
TIhe Golf ,Qlub of Amelia Island were for the Concours d'Elegance, held the the Kop Hill Climb, The Quail, A W ill commece in late January The Amelia Island i Nassau.~~~~~~~rt Count Wm~fBl -ee, D'W ec~rh terFest perform Ctiamber Mis Fest. Al -s
Nassau Cunty Sherihff Bill Leeper, Dyn second full weekend each March at The "Mot6rsports Gathering and the Pebble with ve WinteFest per o he Msic es iv al i SMonahan, founder of the local Sho wt f elia Island and The Ritz- Beach Concours d'Elegance. ances. Sche duled for Jni ne of thelagest musical
Cops program, Fernaidin Be' e n, i n p1996 the The 19th annualAeliiaIsland the first erFest c e9fs bi~fit krfhiatm) '"di
1- Chibf James. Hurieyad an "r bows Idlea
ChifJames HurleytandW n s datna te over$2- Concours d'EIeganceis scheduled for "Chopin an ars," wiove a- Sutheast. Entering its' 13ihTheFernandina Beach Police million toCommunity Hospice of March 79 20146 i.For information visit ture acclaimed pianist season,.the'AICMF is a
Department's Shop th Cops program Northeast Florida, Inc. another chri-. www.ameliaconcours.org.' Natasha Paremski. Other not-for-profit, tax-exemipt provides 150 'ndlivilegd'~ lo: ties on the First Coast Seid doipations to Shop with Cops, WinterFest concerts are organization under Section
Sschoolchildren'the'opportuity to shop"' : Earlier thisyear,ithe telia Island Fernandina Beach Police Foundation, Scheduled for-February and 501(c),(3) gf the Internal with a police officerat the Amelia Island. 'Concours d'Elegance was the recipient '1525 Lime St, Fernandina Beach, FL early March.The SpringFest Revenue Clode Donations are Walmartand experiencethe joy of'.. of'the 2013 Motoring Event of the Year 32034. To view a short video, visit season will feature 14 per- tax-deductible. Christmas award bythe Inteirnational Histforic www.fb-pf.com. Donations are taxThe children get-to interact with uni-' Motoring Awards, in association with deductible.CallMonahan at 277-2091 to
formed officers min a happy and positive EFG nternational and Octane maga- invite him to speak to your church con AA U TI
environment, so they understand that," zin: ,- '. 4 gregation o ivic group about the Shop U-E'I.
police are guardians of the young and The award honors -automotive cele- with Cops program.,.
Open meetings are open,, Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. (canto anyone, including non-alco- dlelightY at 1014 South 10th
holics, families, etc.; who may 'St. The Fernandina Beach
FOCUSON R ADIN G -binterested inAlcoholics NA group meetsat8p.m.
F CUS" N Anonymous. All scheduled AA Supdays Tuesdays and v
meetings are nonri-smoking Fridays (Step Speaker) and at"
Dr. Tammy Ryan, professor, and one hour in duration. 7 p.m. Thursdays at 1014
of reading at Jacksonville 'South 10th St Acovered dishUniversity-visited the class- Alcoholics Anonymous cookout is held the last
roomsof Yulee Elementary meetings for people who Saturday of every moith.
teachers Ashley Druelle, have, or think they may have, *,
third grade, Kristi Colins, a drinking problem are held The Ft. George Group
fifth grade, 1ichell Milrer, Mondays at noon aidSatir- meetsat St. George Episcopabf
Fourth grade, and Kathy days at 10 am. at Prince of -Church in St George on
Hayes, fifth grade, to chat Peace Lutheran Church;, on Fridays at 7:309pm (open
and share with students Atlantic Avenue across from discussion).
during literacy and Fort Clinch State Perk. Enter *
Mbthematics Ceiters mod- through the sid'door. The Yulee Florida
eling and instruction. YES *** : Group meets in theYMCA
recently partnered with the The Fernandina Beach, building on Pages Dairy Road
JU School of Education for Group meets n the Amelia on Sundays at 8 p.m. (open
'Professional Development. Room, 906 S 'Seventh St., discussion); Tuesdays at 8
From left are Principal Mondays at 6:30 p.m. (begin- p.m. (open Big Book);
Scott Hodges, Druelle, ners); Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at 8 p.m. (open
Collins, Millbr, Terry Bass, (opin discussion); Wednes- discussion); and Saturdays at
reading coach, Ryan, and days at 7,a.m. (open -12 & 12 6:30 p.m. (open Big Book).
Hayes. study) and 1 a.m. (open.sOsurrrD step meeting); Thursdays at 7 YUoeeAIAnon,
a.m. (open- Big Book study), The Yulee Al-Anon Family'
11 a.m. (open -- disciission) Groiip meetings are Tuesdays
and 6;30 p.m. (opei-' Big.' at 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA
Book study); Fridays at 11 building on Pages DairyRoad
SU-. ,a.m. (open -- Big Book study) in Yulee. Contact the group by
and 7 p.m. (ope -- meditation, email at YuleeAlanonFG@hota
phap Ja d ica It trite t speaker); and Saturdays at 7 maiLeom.
r-onhe"eayitit-ove those a.in. (open discussion) and Al-Anon is a-member sup-0
.n ekoar ruly loable and how hard 6:30,p.m. (open -discussion). ported nonprofit group that
assic Carpets n t ~ t pel But, whtat Call 261-8349. helps the families and friends:
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*Guc *cHEVROLET AbbyCqrpet President. f ordffilcultto love For most of meets at the Alachua Club, that there'be a problem of .
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Most Insurances Accepd HOM e ioroh.ome They may Wednesdays at 8:15 p.m. bothered by someone else's 1
Call For Appointment ~e b rendsr fanlymemibers with (open men's discussion); drinking, meets at 11 a.m. ,
E D o b asr e whomweut-26nnotsee-eye5to eye We Thursdays at 8 p.m. (open Saturdays in Fernandina ''
Dr. Robert Frledman 904-261-6956 maypresooveth a the sme discussion); Fridays at 8p.m. Beach. For details, including T
AIA at Bailey Rd. 542057 Us Hwy 1, Callahan, FL etoety~ And (open discussion); and the location, contact (904)
F Steve Johnson Automotive eon We may not be abe Saturdays at 8 a m. (open 465-0162. The group will mee!
WELL .DRILLERS, INC. 1505 S 14th Street royourve urstem in the discussion) and 8 p.m. (open weekly.
261 -5216- o he-a relationships). Call 261-3580. Alateen is a fellowship of
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IIM st.rt ei a.m. (24-hour book meeting). groups are sponsored by AlII II# oviog t' Beach meetings are suspend- Anon members who help the'
tened during winter months. group stay on track, share
r* * experiences, discuss difficul-j:
The Freedom Group ties, learn effective ways to
C/ / "holds AA meetings on cope with problems and
/ Mondays at 7 p.m. and encourage one another.
FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 NEWS News-Leader 91
A look at the Avoid festive anxiety this holiday
lDo you feel it is crucial to apple crisp is very sinful morsel eaten. fet-style for ease of self-service
bake your homemade fruit cake your new spe- The "Do's": and second helpings.
this year despite your busy cialty. You do Enjoy the creative process. Allow others to help clean
S schedule? Do you wrack your not have to The outcome and finished result up. Here is an area where you
brain, searching for yet another i n'c l u d e is only a small part of the antic- need to decide when to give up
All our lives we hear about year. Before perfect gift for that person who sausage stuff- ipation and joy. Let yourself play control and when to maintain
"supply and demand." It is one researching has everything? Sounds like you ing when you with those parts of the pre plan- it. If it is difficult to let others
of the main principles of eco- this article, may have festive anxiety. Below no longer eat ning and preparation that are into your kitchen at first, fight it.
nomics and affects the mar- I didn't real- are suggestions on ways to get pork. Create fun for you, and ask for help It is all right if Aunt Sophie does
ket for products starting at the ize the mag- through this holiday season your own hol- and support with tedious tasks. not wash all the glasses first,
produce stand. The good nitude of without high anxiety. iday atmos- Happily accept compliments like you'do. So what if you have
news, as I see it, is that auto their pro- Here are the "Do Nots": FITNESS phere. and believe them. Do not min- to hunt for the platter afterproduction ir North America duction. Not: Plan your meal well. Do not ... Do not imize your efforts with remarks wards. Just ask her to stack the
is booming, with October only has over-shop, over-do and over- pressure like, "It was nothing." Do not clean dishes on the counter and
recording the highest vehicle auto pro- spend. Avoid last minute anxiety Janice guests to eat put down your own food. I'he you can deal with them later.
production for a month since EFERS d u c t i o n by including easy make-ahead Clarkson everything stuffing is too salty, don't you Be thankful for what has
2000. More product means CORNER gone to the recipes. Stick with tried and true and then think?" and "I blew the pota- been given. After all the excitebetter selection, more ready south e r n recipes you can count on. some: Remember when you toes." ment, take time out, alone, to
availability and lower margins U.S., it has Do not expect perfection were told, "Do you mean to tell Try family outreach reflect on the good parts. Let
with adequate suipliesto sell. RickKeffer gone south from yourself your meatoryour me that you are not eating include a lonely friend. Sharing go of the negatives and see 'The interesting part occurred of the b6r- guest. my cake, when I spent hours the holiday spirit makes you them as lessons. Then dwellon
with an analysis of production der. I sure like Tennessee, Maintain a sense of humor on it?" feel warm all over as well as the happy moments, feel good
through Nov. 16 of this year.. Mississippi, Alabama and and balance. Guests are comn- Do iot take personal offense teaching your children the gift about yourself and think of the
Automotive News lists a South Carolina letter than los- ing to share a holiday visit. This if some ofyourfood is bypassed. f caring about others. An day as a gift.
production table with all North ing jobs to Mexico. It gets is not about cleaning out the it is not you that is being added benefit is-that it often The best Way tolive through American production of light- back to that world market linen, closet, worrying about rejected here. Show support avoids sliding into the usual the holiday season is to expect duty vehicles (up to one-ton thing, mismatched dishes and h6W to arid respect for food preferences family table talk. a little less from yourself, and
pickups). First, aJlook at pro November, particularly the duplicate your mother's magic anddieters. -Relax, ea(fslowly and enjoy laugh a good deal more. Merry
duction by manufacturer year Thanksgiving week finish, stuffing. No post-mortems after the yourown meal. Try not to hop Christmaseveryone.
over year, followed by pro-' pushed U.S. auto sales higher. Maintain yourieal self. Do meal. "I am so-full," or "I feel up and down during the meal. Janice J. Clarkson, EdD, of duction by country. Chrysler plus 16 percent, GM not attempt to live up torituals stuffed." And if you.are with a Organize .beverages;,hefore Fernandina Beach is a Licenied
General' Motors built up 14 percent, Toyota 14 per- you have outgrown or 'discard- dieter, or practice weight control serving and let parentspour Mental Health COunselor and 2,995217 versus 2,919294 last cent and Ford 7 percent led ed. You do not have to include yourself, do not trapyourself in and dish out fortheir own chil- CertifiedAddiction Professional. year. Ford Motor Co. built the way..These sales will con- rich pecan pie,when obat bran .a guilt trip with the details of dren.Utilize hot plates and buf- email@example.com 2,697,180 vs. 2,919,294,,the tinue to drive increased probiggest increase. Chrysler duction and benefit us all.
built 2,208,014 vs. 2,116,536. It is with pure delight that
Toyota .built 1,582,192 vs. I follow up on myprediction 1,522,015. Honda built that the winless Jags would' h s Water board elects officers
1,695,621 ,vs. 1,517,962, show- exceed last year's two wing. It W t IeJV
ing a bigger- commitment to was after six or seven season- '
product built here. Nissan opening losses and was justa PALATKA- The St. Johns water quality studies. He is a Lad Daniels of Jacksonville, Board members, who meet built 1,319,880 vs. 1,187,202, hunch that Gus would notgive River Water Management member of the Florida Douglas C. BourniqueofVero monthly, arte responsible for a nice increase. Hyundai-Kia up. He is well thought of by District's Governing Board. Association of Environmental Beach, Douglas Burnett of St. setting the policies for the disbuilt 698,893 vs. 648,074. VW broadcasters, fellow coaches, unanimously elected John A.;: P-rofessionals, the Florida Lake Au'gustine, Charles "Chuck" trict's operation. They are built603,041vs. 689,802, a rare his players and many in NFL Miklos of Orlando to serve as Management Society and the Drake of Orlando, and appointed by the governor to decrease in this market circles. He may be the big board chairman for the upcom- Society ofWetland Scientists. Leonard Wood of Fernandlna four-year terms and serve withThese raw numbers can be break our franchise needed: ing year. 'Miklos has been on the Beach. outpay
dissected to show that a Owner Shad Kahn and GM Miklos is p resident and sen- Board since March 2010,.serVw- -_ _:..Japanese car company Dave Caldwell deserve some ior project manager of Bio-Tech ing a four-year term in an- at- A mA sct e
(Nissan) builds, most of their credit. Three wins do not Consulting (BTC) Inc., an large seat. a
cars for our market in Mexico make a season, but it sure Orland6O-based environmental The board also elected (U.S. cars 421,757vs. Mexicafl ,feels a lot better. Have a good consulting firm. He has abach- Maryam H. Ghyabiof Ormond ... el~~r's~d e ilmrlotgyfromn ':ec-f erve as viechar-.cars 512,208). It really is a week. elor'sdegree in lim 6ogyfro Beach to serve as vice chairworld market, as a North Rick Keffer owns and oper- the University of Central 'man,, George W-Robbins of
American production break- ates Rick Keffer Dodge Chrysler Floridaand many years of expe- Jacksonville, as treasurer and downiwillshow. Total produc- Jeep in Yulee. He invites ques- riene in environmental per-i Fred N. Roberts Jr. of Ocala as tion of 14,853,527YTD can be tions or'positivt stories about mitting, mitigotion, wetland' secretary. --e
broken down by country as automobile use and ownership. delineation, listed species eval- The other board members follows: U.S. 9,998,669,'Mexico rwkcar@aolcom uations, wildlife surveys and are immediate past chairman ...-.....
Are you a little surmised that m the Canadian/Mexican pro- SPONSORED BY FLODA STATE COLLE, B P. COOK NAS
duction total is 4,854,858 co'mpared to 9,998,669 U.S.?, THE NEws-LEADER AND NASSAU COUNTY EC
'Canada has long been a big -" '
player in North American
vehicle production, alqng with
their C4nlas:~ie t onap aa na m
Workers inioe -The bigestory 4 t
is the 2 7 million vehicles
Mexico has produced this /
The Republican Executive
Committee of Nassau County
voted at its November meeting to endorse Andy Curtin
for Fernandifia Beach City At N, 0 e e d o
elcto Teday.h At The Yulee Middle School Cafetorium
Commissioner in the runoff
eletio Tued"y hec,. C..., 5 39: a, um
Hohda gaetheringso S
.Westside Democrats' 9th
AnualChristmasdinners Yulee Middle School, 85439 Miner Road, Yuee
scheduled at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday atthe Nassau
County Building on Mickler
Street in Callahan. Catered 'by
Callahan EBQ'there will be a
silent auction, door prizesand
-ftn for all. Call (904) 879-7330".
for pricing and reservations.
The next monthly lunch-'
eon meeting of the Federated
,Republican Women'of Nassau
County will be held Friday,
Dec. 13 at the Golf Club of
This-event will feature a
program of holiday music as.
well as brief reviews of the
wsate and national Republicanwomen conventions. There:
also will be election of the ::
201415 board officers will -M
take place. The social willbe
meetingat :45a.m. YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL CHORUS
Contact Gail Biondi by
Tuesday with reservation at DIRECTOR -AN Y SHEPARD RING A
firstname.lastname@example.org or 261- OF
8793. Lunch is $20. ~- ~ CAN OF F~i~ ~
olDemorat are invited' YULEE ELEMENTARY PANTHER SINGERS THE BARNABAS
,to celebrate the season at the
Democratic Club of Amelia CENTER
Island's annual holiday party DIRECTOR VALERIE JONES
at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at
the Fernandina Beach Golf ~ ~ "* "-" "'"
Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road.
There will time to socialize fol- RO M H
lowed by dinner and a very
short meeting. D'EC OR VALERIE -O E
To reserve, send a check DIRECTOR JONES
for $25 per person, payable to
DCAI, to DCAI/PO. Box e n t the public. Lawn chairs encouraged.
16022/Fernandina Beach FL Event is free g te o e UDC. aw
32035. Checks may also be open
dropped off at Democratic ht refreshments will be available but individuals may bring their o
Party headquarters located at may
the corner of Eighth and Date Alcoholic beverages are not permtted
streets in Fernandina Beach.
To reserve by phone or FOR RTHER INFORMATION CALL 548-4432.
email, contact Jean DesBarres F R H N L/PSA
at (904) 432-8992 orJeandes- NL/PSA
email@example.com. -" ...
FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 10A NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
Lace up with Santa, Reindeer Run Sunday
Santa'Claus arrives this
weekend for runners and walkers in this area. The
third annual Reindeer Run g .. '.
half-marathon and 5K begins 4
Sunday at 7 a.m. at Main AuEr
Beach Park with kids' runs,"
and other activities d ing
Everyone is invited to the
festivities and it's not too late to sign up for theraces. Late
registration will be from 1-5
p.m. Saturday at St: Peter's Episcopal Church, 801
Packet pickup will be at
the church from I7.p.m.
SSaturday, and Sunday morning at the race site starting at 6 am. There will be no raceday registration ekexcept for
the kids' runs. PHOTOS I' BILL DICKSON AND ED HARDEE/SPECIAL
A pre-race pasta dinner is. The start.of one of last year's kids' races.
also set for Saturday at the
church fgom 4-7 p.m. The din-'
ners are $10 for adults, $5 for
children and children ages 12 4.. ...
and younger eat free.
"This is a small-town race
put on bya small running.
group, but we are going to
show these racers a big time
this'weekend," said Pattee SBoler, co-director of the event
along with Susie Derpille.
,Bothvolunteers are members of Amelia Island
Runners, the local running club that presents the races
"I feel blessed that we can :
put this race on to give back
to the community and charities, and to provide a funfilled day for runners, walk- .ers kids and families,
"The racesreally tryto '
showcase: the island," Boler said. The scenic half-maraSthon course includes North Fletcher Avenue, Fort Clitich
State Park and, OldTown
Feiiaiidihad nd 1iilsh'i's' back ":
at the beath.
'"I never tire of running
here," Boler said. "So many
times on group runs when we're along the ocean we'll
say, 'We're so lucky.',We just
knew wehad to put a longer
event on, so this incredible
scenery and- community
could be seen."
To encourageyouth running, three fun runs with
Santa will be held as well. The Reindeer Runiselects the artwork for
Details on all the activities are its 5K T-shifts through a youth art conat the running club's new test each year. This year's wiinerwas 10website address, www.Amelia year-old Alexis George, a fifth-grader at
Runners.com. Enmmna Love Hardee Elementary, who
The races celebrate the won a Kindle e-reader. Pictured, right
season of giving, so it seems top, are Alexis' teacher, Susan Coket;
only fitting that the event race co-direitor Pattee Boler; Alexis; race
itself gives back to the com- co-director Susie Demille; Alexis' grandmunity. mother, Paula Carter, and mother, Kim
'qThe Reindeer Run is George. last year's men's, oirerall winner
staffed by volunteers. We of the-half-tiaratlin Josh yers, above.
draw onthe resources of our Last yeas women's overall winner of the
family and friends and neigh- half-marathon, Lauren Knight, far right.
bors to help us pull this off. !Scene from last year's start of the half
IWe aren'ti. this to make a marathon and 5K, right and below.
profit," Boler isd. s .
"Every year we donxate to
our core charities and then.
pick one extra charity to support and highlight. Last year' we chose 8 Flags Playscapes.
They are working on a community-accessible playground. They're volunteering
for us this year at our kids' zone," where kids' activities will be available during and
after the races at Main Beach
'"The local charity for this 5 year is the Nassau Humane
Society They are in a facility that is over 40 years old. The 5 outdoor'kennels are'exposed
to the heat and cold. We want to.help them raise money to aid in building a new facility
to allow better temporary voluntary program that Tots, and you can bring the seniors and grants to other runs, but there will be prizes for runners and walkers on '
homes for these animals.", serves pregnant women and toy to the race site Sunday groups to promote running. for all youth finishers. the road. The half-marathon Adoptable animals from 'infants in Nassau Coutity morning. "As a runner it's kind of Other events will include should be completed by about
the Humane Society will be regardless of income, marital Soles4Souls. Donations built-in that you to want to the kids' zone, a Christmas 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
on hand Sunday starting status andage. of gently used running shoes share what you love. I think costume contest for the run- *Every year I love putting
about8:30 a.m. and donations "We provide parenting will go to this charity, which that's the philosophy of the ners, a trivia contest for half- this race on," said Demille.
will be accepted for the shel- education, breastfeeding sup- distributes shoes and clothing entire Amelia Island Runners marathon finishers asking "It's so exciting to see it all ter's community pet food port, childbirth classes, to benefit people in need. group, to share the love of details about the reindeer come into fruition on event
bank. smoking cessation, counsel- Friends of Fort Clinch: running," Boler says. mile-markers along the route, day. TIhank you' is simply not
The food bank provides' ing and referrals to This nonprofit citizens' group Demille adds, "Running is and more. enough to say to all of our vol
dog and cat food to residents resources," said Program supports the park and its a part of me, and I love seeing Half-marathon registrants unteers and local businesses
who need a hand and other- Manager Loreli Amy Rogers. recreational and educational others enjoy it as much as I will get a technical T-shirt, 5K that help and support our
wise might be forced to give "Services can be provided in missions. do." registrants will get a cotton race. This special event could
up their pets. Donations of client homes, the schools or Pilgrimage: The St. There will be three kids' shirt, both with holiday art not be as successful as it is
any flavor or variety of dog or any location in Nassau Peter's Episcopal Church fun runs Sunday morning, a themes, and half-marathon without their selfless acts of:
cat food would be appreciat- County. Our goals are to help youth group will host the one-mile run with Santa at 10 finishers will receive a multi- kindness.
ed. The shelter could also use prevent pre-term, low birth pasta dinner with proceeds a.m. for ages 8-10, a half-mile colored finishers' medal. "I also want to thank all
donations of Milk Bone large weight babies and infant mor- going to their mission trip to Santa run at 10:15 for ages 5- Parking will be available those who provide safety for.
d. small dog treats, Beggin' tality." Ireland next summer. 7, and a 100-yard "Tiny Sunday morning at Main our race: Fernandina Beach
Strips and Friskies Pate More information is avail- Amelia Island. Runners: Reindeer Dash" for ages 4 Beach Park and the Atlantic 'Fire-Rescue, Police
canned cat food (except the able through the Florida The nonprofit running club and younger at 10:30 a.m. Recreation Center. Department and Police
ocean fish flavor). Department of Health in sponsors free weekly group Registration is free with a toy, Motorists are asked to use Auxiliary Corps. They play a
Several other groups and Nassau County. runs, a free running camp or $5 without extra caution along North crucial role on race day."
programs also benefit from Toys for Tots: Entry into each summer, a program for Race-day regist-ation will Fletcher Avenue, in Old Town For information visit
the Reindeer Run: 7 the kids' fun runs is free with youth runners, scholarships be from 6-9:30 a.m. T-shirts and in and around Fort 'AmeliaRunners.com or call
Healthy.Start: A free, a toy donation to Toys for for graduating high school won't be given for the kids' Clinch State Park, and watch 491-4959.
FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 NEWS News-Leader Il
Wyan troutOU 261-2870 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 19th annual Knox Wyatt
TroutTournament will be Dec 8. Fishing is YMCAy iU
from safelight until 12:30 p.m. Weigh-in is at The McArthur Family YMCA is offering the Fernandina Harbor Marina. youth basketball this winter. Registration is
Awards go to the largest sea trout, open; season begins week of Jan. 3 and runs redfish, flounder and heaviest slam, which through March 7.
includes one redfish, one trout andone floun- Teams will practice onceweekly, Monday der. through Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Games will
/ :Lunch and awards will follow atthe Amelia be played Friday eveningsaid/or Saturdays.
Angler Outfitter courtyard. Thisyear's participants.will receive a
Entry fee is $25 per angler; non-boaters newteam jersey and end of season award. pay$125 for guided trip. For information or to register online, visit
For information, call theAmelia Angler at www&.fitst-coastymca.org.
S RECREATION ROUNDUP
FERNANDINA BEACH PARKS Thursday from 11 a.m,. -7 p.m.;Wednesday
& RECREATION DEPARTMENT :from11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. and'Tuesday 'and.
HOLIDAY HAVOC EN'S/CO-ED SLO Friday from 11 a.m, 2:45 p.m. at Peck Gym,
.PITCH SOFTBALLTOURNAMENT Dec.21 based on cout availability. Closed weekends.
at the YbrAlvarez softball fields. Melri's divi- AQUA 1 WATER AEROBICS: siorn begins at 8:30 am. Co~e division starts Monday-Friday froio-10:55 a.m. at the
.The O 3Jr"Solheim Cup[ed&Star's !ming'ca in.Mary I lfuss, Soihem Cup-cchair-- at:65p.r. Eight-teams maximumiper division. Atlantic Center Pool.,"e 20 03Solheitti Culk-ed 4 a in n captain M ai-y lffiss, oh nce ,OBOBau ns
rr o Frmat with eight eA :pool pay(two pools DEEP WATER-AEROBICS (a4ua f ess
person Pat Gieg 'd luenof fourteams, oud robin) followed b igle beit ird) opondays Wednesdays,
eliminationfrthgtop two teiaris in ,li vi- and ridays from 11- :55M otyone sioi. Co-ed male-to-fernale ratio 6/4 o 7/5. -aday $ city rsis, $63 no ity
wua: holds annualS$olhhio.- Mtm s$a.rig ~ ~ ~ o~
First-, secrd- andthird-place pzesin each residents M thly, lascity dRdi vision T d m htryfee is $200 B rig o $75 no n W d:f f foysf yfor To onfa boy adi dh nts, $4 ;Uy.
R The elia Isind Club -land as the competition 'for a girl) andi-receiv $2 0 -off ent PRIATE SWIMING SN Ages
omen ofAssociatio 0 NE ons for is o Regstatr deadline is Dec: Fo inforr- tWtaduts. 30-inute sir sessi $20 '
-5heid its ninth aiinudl team 24 20 i:- .... on, n. Ci preiein :e.2i .B ...... .60en
d its nint ainualteam premiering Feb. 2, 2014 B tio, call or email Jason (310-3353, City esident, $25Non-City. Four-pack: $60
.match play event, modeled '. .Break Florida, produced in, email@example.com) or log onto ww.leagueline- city resident, $75 non-city. Eight-pack: $100
after the LPGA Tour's along with a silent auction partnership with VisitFlorida u p.corn/fbfsoftbal. city resident; $125 non-city. Schedule lessons
:Solheim Cup, Nov. 21-22. and raffle. a nd taking place at Omni ADULT VOLLEYBALL: Tuesdays and at the Atlantic Center.
The event was chaired by Registration and warm-up Amelia Island Plantation, will Fridays from 7-9 p.m. at Pecl Gym. Fee $2 a MA9TERS' SWIM PROGRAM:Tuesdays
Pat'Gieg. TeaM captains were begin at 11 am. with a shot-" feature a cast of 12 women day city $5 non-city. andThirsdays from 6-T30 a.m: at the
judy Schmonsees and Mary gun start at 11:30 a;m. competing to make their life- YOUTH VOLLEYBALL: Tuedays and Atlantick'pool. This is a blend offitness and
;1Kaulfuss. Play is a captain's choice long dreams ofplaying along- Fridaysfrom3-5 p.m. at Peck .Gym Players competitive swimming for adults. Cost is
Forty-four players partici- arid handicap using a four- ,ide the world's top golfers must have adult coach or adult supervision. $60/monthcity residents, $75 non-.ity (particiF'pated in this fun, annual tour- person scramble format. Golf come true.The winner of Big Cost is $2/day city resident, $5 noh -cty. pants mtisthave month' or four-month pool :nament. ,n at- aiid hors d'oeuvres are $125. Break F oridawill receive an INDOOR SOCCER Wednesday from 6-8 pass). Foramore information, email Coach'
A "Stars and Stripes" patri- For the reception and awards exemption tothe2014' p.m. at Peck Gym: Cost: $2 city residents, $ Cody.Lirriore firstname.lastname@example.org. .otic theme was chosen again, ceremony only, the costis )Mianulife Financial LPGA. non-city F fiore information on these programs,
:with Captain. Schmonsees' $15 'Classic Jtine 5-8. OPEN BASKETBALL: Monday ard log ohtowww.fbfl.us i
,Stars wearing b lie and white This events a local '
i and Captain Kaulfuss' tripes Knights a-f Columbus major !gl
:wearing red and white. charity ftiPdraiser for the T N.
The golf carts were deco-, year. Thegrioup has histori:rated in ribbons of stars and cally supported organizations, F e h S
stripes with whirling red, in Nassau County such as
white and blue pinwheels in Special Olympics, the Salvaahonor of the day tion Army Hope House,'
The first day of play pen- Nassau Council on Aging, the-*
.ered around two nine-hole Cold Night Shelter, Arkof matches; the fiont nine for- Nassau' and Care Center of ',
=rmat was'the best ball net of Nassau.he twosome and a odified aaThe local Knights of Friday Saturday, Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
'Pinehurst net match play was Columbus also support the atly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy PartlyCloudy Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Few Showes featured on the back nine. United Service Orgnization s 76/ 63 74/61 73 61 72 /58 -69/ 55 69/851 / 54
Team Stripes won the day at Jacksonville International
with a score of US points to Airport and the Wheelchair*
's.ont::., 0/i:, Loa iJ~ne Peak ig iinP .- '"',T.mes'Thi. "ee
9.5 points. Foundation (focusing on proThe second day's format viding wheelchairs for veter-: Peak Tiies PeAk Times
fetured, a two-person scram-. ans), Foodfor Families Day A M AM EM
ble match play on the front Program, Coats for Kids (pro- 0-2 3 4 5 8 9 10 _1+ Fri 257457 2:27-4:27 Tue 6:21-8:21 5:51-751
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had notbeen determined Shoolad YeeHigh + Extvemc Exposue iMon 5':33-7:33 5:03703 www.WhatsOurWeather.com
until the final foursome com. School and theSt Michael We
pleted their match. Academy.
In the end, Team Stripes St~ Michael Council is one '.D. sunset M ie
captured the 2013 Solhei n of more than 14,000 councils How much' of the FiD":- F un0' S.. M o r 9M
Cup trophy with 29.5 points to worldwide ad the Knights Ea'th S cntiuay 12/9 Sat 97:i 0 a9. 5:24 p.m 110 a.m. :49 pm.i ast
TeamStars' total of 27.5 Columbus have a total mem-. E/9 Sat 7:104 a. :24 pm., 1.:08 a.M. 1049 2pm." 1
:points. bershipof morethan i.1.8 mil- 7coveredin. stow? Sun 7:11am. 5:24 m-. 11:49 a.m. 11:52 p.m.
For information And to Mo 712am :24pr. 12:27 p.m. Next Day,
register contacT S Tue 7:13 a r.m. 5:25 p.m. 1:04 p.m. 12:52 am.
130 fr Newo t e 1 a _542 4
The St. Michael Knights of ton at 321-49139aor J.I at 'aq Jou uad A3AL J_.Vi 12/17 d1" n a 5:25 p.m." 1:41 p.m. 1:51 am.I
Columbus's fourth annual (917) 803-6 579 Thu 7:14a. 5:25 p.m 2:19p.m 2:49 .m .
Charity GolfTourniament will
be held Dec. 6 on the Oak
.Marsh'course at the Omni' 's- F .aa &. "o in D
AneliAdIsland Plantation. : Gblf Channel's popular Big A great snowstod Date Hgh i L m P ip Farmrs Grw g Degree Days
SThe contestWill include: 1Break reality tonpetition uthe n Appalahan 11/26 73 66 69152 0.00" ae g ay atDr Days
m andindividutal awards ries has'picked Amelia: Mointa.s. The three-day stcm 11/17 72 39 69152 .00" 11/26, 20, 11130 6
he ... ......e-:day ,stornL 1112 7 72 9 6 12'il/26, ; '-. '20: ,- 1, '0 0o. ; ,,", .:
produced '25 inches at Rome, /28 34 68/52 000" 1127 6 12/1 .9
a.,33 inches at Asheville, N.C, .1129 59' 5 68/52 *0.00" 11/2 0 12/2 7
and 42 inches in the mountains. 11/30 59 54 68/51 0.00" 11/29 2
1i:ank R ain.s 8 -0 Fernandia Beach ,*StI.ar.sEntrance
i TheL a iratstl0 RO1 m 5. 6 tile aeeason with Wedlne: s .. SCIIO L [;RO111DIP. .......
Skay's 8-0 shtttout of Raines. *____ 1____ Fri__ ;11:18 am 4:30 am 11:39pm 5:14 pm Fn 10:42 am 4:27 am 11:03 pm 5:11pm
McNeil one apiece for the Fournierhad eight assists,
.Fernandina Beach Highe six steals and seven Tu en .3 8.39 am 3:03 pm 9:04 pm Tue 1:59 am 8:36 am 2:27 pm 9:01 pm
choolgirls soccer team. rebounds. ', ',' }ed 3:,38 an 9.42 am 4:03 pm 10:00 pm Wed 3.02 am 9:3~ am 3:27 pm 9:57 pm
8trozinsky also had two ,' The junior varsitygirls lost Thu 4:39amn 1042am 5:01 pm 10:53 pm Thu 4:03 arm, 10.39am 4:25 pm 10:50 pm
sst. h Ld Pirates to,;Episc~opal that night :. ..'" .." "; .'...:" :' := "...
STeLdPraskept'the RaIchel Edgy Sco0red,16 points"'a I
ball on the offensive side of: .'and Liz Lai chipped in eight. ... ....... ... .
he field for most of the game, ')OniIdaythe Lady L ately, all of the talk ha focused on Cdinet ISON however, there are three other interlopers gracing the predawn sides of the
h the defensive Pites beat-West Nassauto' '. northem hemisphere.Itjust seensto be 'raining comets" these days, amuchber situation than raining ifyou:re intoastronomy.
efforts ofEri Joyce, Gabi ipry to 2-0 n theditrict, Two of these comets are strictilbinocular, 2P/EnckeandC/2012X1(LINEAR) )while the third, C/20'13R1 (Lovejoy), should be
onzalez, Lauren .Pagel and ari 6-3 roveratl 2- l t district a faint naked eye/easy binoular-target this week, moving from Bootes, the Bear Driver, into the star pattern of Corona Borealis,
onzalez, 2 Lare 6age1 an-'ad0-3oerl
retchen Hawkins. Katie Leading the Lady'Pirates theNoithern Crown. CometLpvejoy was discovered on September 7 byAustralian, Tery Lovejoy, who resides about 15 milesto
'Rojas, goalie, had two saves were' Fournier, who Acbred the southeat of Brisbane. During the past several weeks his comet has proven to be areal overahiever. Predictedto be barely binocular at it brightest, f or the Lady Pirates. 20, anl Thompsonwith 13. Lovejoy, just like CometiSON. uderent an outburstin brightness in mid-Novemberthat propelledit to faint naked eye visibility. Unfotimately, the
* The girls play Ttiesday at With the game tied at 59. gibbous moon entered the picture, snulfing out any chance to see the comet easily Now that the moon has faded, Comet Lovejoy has the sweet spot home at 6 p:m., Wednesday at 59 and 2.5 seconds left, Nantz' in the morning heavens for the next several days before CometISON steals the show later inthe week. View Comet Lovejoy between 4:00-5:30 a.m. Yulee at 5:30 p.m. Friday at hit a free-throw-to seal the vic- when it is highest in the sky. During the first week in Deceiber, look NE at 5 a.mn'.to find the Big Dipper, and follow the are of tle Diiiper s'handle Nease at 6:30 pm. tory. to a bright orangeystar, Arcturus, in the constellation of Bootes. Scan to the left of Arcturus, across the constellation of Bootes, about four binocular.
The Pirates were limited The JV lost 43-40 to West fields, and you should come across a fuzzy looking object with a stubby tail. That will be Come Lovejoy If you are observing from ural locale, tq single-digit scoring in all Nassau. Edgy steered the' lower your binoculars while keeping your gaze fixed in the same direction to see if the comet is visible to the unaided eye. By the end of'the week, four quarters Tuesday night Lady Pirates with 14 points. Comet ISON should become visible in the same morning'sky. www.astronomy.org pt home with Bolles .. FBHS hosts Raines Friday
The Fernandina Beach at 7p.m.
High School boys basketball The Yulee Middle 4 e SHOP EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
team fell 55-29' to the visiting School boys basketball team
:Bulldogs. t beat Hilliard'46-13Tuesday, GIVE THE GIFT OF SELF-DEFENSE
Jared Pauls was the pushing the Hornets' record ,
Pirates' top scorer with 11 to 2-0. 10% OFF SAO HOLIDAY GIFT CARDS
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Josh Lesoine chipped in four Ferguson scored four each to 15% OFF BULK-AMMO PURCHASES
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three boards to lead FBHS. had six;'Brian Morris had six
The Pirates head to and was two-of-four from the (1UTFIITERS
Bishop Kenny.Saturday. fiee-throw line; Jonah Dille
The FBHS girls basket- had sixand-was four-for-five
ball team beat Bishop Snyder from the foul line; Alan Indeer Rifle 904-849*759
64-50 Nov. 26. Shanaya Nelson scored six and was and Pistol Rang. 85076 Commercial Park Drive
Thompson led the way with three-for-five in foul shots; MM Shep .asses ,Yulee, FL-32097
26 points and nine r rebounds. Antwuan Alexander www.SecondAmendmentOutfitters.com
Karri Nantz scored 22 to corm- eight; and Josh Bedell seven.
121, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6.201.3 NEWS News-Leader
THE GOLF CILUS
Of AME11A ISLAND
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PRIVATE MEMBERSHIP OFFERING COMMUNITY EVENTS
l ncli~de : Be Mmber F The Day
)~ C~rvi~nsip. 6IfYou are cpr~dially invited to P11y golf 4
en~vted a~h lub SwimingPool* FinessRoomat the excIlisive Golf Club of:A Amelialsndo Sunday, December 15th:'or 22nd'
Dining &Social, Memnber Events for$9 Q inlue greand cart'fe
,r,.4.9 ta~ cldes reenfoe
Ritz Carlton Benefits &PreferredPkn All. participants will be able to enjoy all of the club amenities aind
No Asessmnts o l~od Minmumsservces-at the club on -these two dates onlY. '
Make reservations by calling the
,Members receiVe preferred pricinilon all Community Events Golf Shop at 904-. 77-001 2
(join us for a tour of the Clb Lifestylie by calling'964-277-801 5) OurMembership Director will be onsite to answer'
-. questions and provide tours of the club 'Tuesday, December 31st
8 8pm 12:30 am Ring in 2014 at our Annual New Year's Eve Eveh't "Casino Royale"
Extensive Food Selections and Open Bar $100 per person Live and back by popular demand "Billy Bu.chanan & Free Avenue" Band (All events. have service charge &tax) Appropriate dress attire required
.~For details on all events, including, menus, please visit www,gotfclubofarnelia.com or Call.904-277-8015
4700 Amelia Island Parkway .Amelia,lsl.and, FL 32034.
BA PT I ST MEDICAL CENTER NASSAU1
SUDOKU Music NOTES
OUT AND ABOUT,
_______ 1~ itRELIGION AROUND SCHOOL
FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013
B SECTION NEWS--LEADER /FERNANDINA BEACH,' FLORIDA
FUSION.-A CELEBRATION OF LIGHT COLOR AND TEXTURE
C CIjclk*ise, from top
by Ann KeXmp;,
Ocean Exposion by
416fi*t Poweir by:
Ke Mp;And- Ruby
'Slipper by Murphy,
recipient of the
NorXo east k1oida
Art Wntures Grant.
Fusion: Aelebration of Light, Color, and
Texture, is -the 2b1)13 Hioliday Gift Showfeia-/ turing two well-know meislartis, photographer Ann Kemp and fused glass, h rtist Denise-Murphy. Fusion 2013 is
theira~tordnry coll ratie create
process and presentation, in a dramatic dis-, 'Play of light, color and text, the very anguagei of the artisti cspi iit.
leir 2013 'Holiday Gift Show previews
Satigday from. noon to3 3pm.,i4th an, arists' reaction Dec. 14, from n.5-to 8 p.m*. atthei Seventh Street Gallery, 14'.S. Seventh St' acrosss from Lulu'.s) in downtown
Fernandina. The gallery will also be open during Farmers' Market hours,. 9 a.m. to 1pm,,on Safurday Dec.'21 The gallery 'f
will be open daily during the week until Dec. 23.lbihistoric property is not handicap a cces .sible. For information call 432-8330.
sruuurir iii as
GE jA.JNISd"a i in ofHrrr"nd Oklahoma," the play that
FortheNews-Leader the Sun" (March, 28-April 6). launched, her musical theater debut.
JACKSNVIL, b-Hml avis'a, 1989 graduate of Fernand ina, A family friend encouraged her to audiJAKSNVLE Hmbebeginnings Be'ach High fc~l,~nred the role by tiop hl 1993 for ACTs "Oklahoma';She
have led to,a bourgeoning theater arts building v~.so ioc~al, skls "erned the role of Kate and Sang a solo in
S career for a church soloist who made her and lter 4'- x'lnd the lia Isn QuofyDreasHer per- '' ~ ~ sta e debut on An ei'slnd. n ~ ~ ~ 'I 4mance, Davis recalls, Was the rirst by an
., Ruth Charlene Davis has been cast in16vh urch a Afi ican Amierican actor~ in an ACT produc'3- '~~~three fort ming j~~spod~ y th,, cq omhunity e'ens D visho sangkih ., tion,, 'oefd.'h
SAtg Au"ora Theatrical Company Inc rolejM*. o ein
ZBMLTT D' campauy, ~founded in201b hJacksonvlle 'ti "n wJA'bAi 'Ruth. Charlene Davis has ibeencast in three fort native Darryl Reuiben Hall, announced. prouto.O~ Hrsa6ceit4Y;, W11,eW fhstSag uoaply
~~ Stage Aurora, ~ Davis as a cast member of "The Amen, also inc ud imuniy'' D&htSag uoapa
Tetia opnCorner,"(oa~hog Dec. 15), Thffeati'e's "Put 6 Hits-, "U1ttl* POt Con tirnued on 5B
Hgidayw hilarity at ACT. Catmetr
MARYLEE LQNG town's children encounter the real; meaning of WoottonIAl
Fo de ew kc~er~Christmas; the local philosopher/fihran Dietz, Broo6ke
-deeper than the water which conceal hslIitle Billy
'Conmiiity-; Tham's current holi- prey; and the t~wn's eccentric arid oft-m-arried 1~~P'Nl Molly-.
4 t~pisa'recie for an ehjoyabl9 lay superficial a first. glahe but hosecom- .13 ilir r
~ d~tl e~i'e ar~ u "Futces pssion for her neighbors runs deep. Add one
~ '~Tjilia WIles, sprinkleasthe feel-good teenage boy who mysteriously appears to atr
l'61i4ay'thenie throughout the shwhl bring the true menn fCrsms hislt some of the
als~adin~ he a emr~ent of tletown and the recipe is c6mnplete. ;nes ,AP ad rable hildren auid puppies.!'. --Tedoiat nrietnthe p. y, how.. F~tae
Tg~d alitf.spiad flavor, he includes eris the bapazad' pern i'nes whih continues
two elderly ladie,-6i'6 sweet and one, sour. Not the kind that sport wings (aith tgh there' its run through
Uodngt~w~~gs tgthris the town: are -plenty o1 those in thepl, bu0 te1i. Dec. 14 at 207
.iandy p iw~oIxsthinigs apid keeps' ta wordlessly touch our lives with their iiiflu- C~a~t
seres teloa seifaviabefor investi- ence. It s eetsjhat the inhabitant& of the lil' HOTO 13
gating as wel a oohig 'the seffswif ,. AVTD BRGH~aAR]Y
2B FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 LEISURiE News-Leader
Opnto the public, free of
OUT AND ABOUT ~Cl(~~7 OE
The Fernandina Beach NOTES
Rotary Club-announces th
return of the Harlem www.Visflacksonville. corn.
SPECIAL. EVMU Jacksoniville bridges on Dec. Ambassadors basketball
A7. Meet atl1030Oam. at The team on Feb. 28 at 7 pm. JacksonilleI Sy mphohy s eason ticketsmu iyaIsn
$ Joed elb y Saep Landing to sign-in for the 2.1 when they take on the -5547 Tse~I ofsaL am ityan s a~rnd
mile walk Participants will be NasmNeserafmlyiteorui Med~cal walking oer the bridges friendly evening of basketball certe are inRbr E.~ p y)~4euetm vnfl~~a
center high elevation is involved., For showmanship in the Feman- :,tieTim~-tsioCeniterforthe Performning hant' welcomes lnee hste o r ollege.n
Nassau more information and to let dina Beach High School gym- Arts, unless othei~isnoted. For iformation ~ m ~ 1 feetdes~t
Auxil~ar the organizers know if you are .nasium an~d the season inieu visi jaxymphiony.. them o Yuea idleSch bat n oom 854s3a 9
will be interested in carpooling, or Th asuNt emwl rolc~6~oa(ypoyrol- h leMdl ~o1 nro 53
hedtdystaying for lunch at The include local teachers, coach- low thr:m"Tw*0er jxsynnerhRny .
frm7VLanding, contact Jane Bailey es, first responders, pastors band' P -e
a~~m.-S p~m. at dnjbailey~mindspring-com and other community leaders. t -ml ~ ls 27osac 'asuCmuiyBr
In the or at 261-9884. .Enjoy music, interactive ~ Ther Pock~' Ctrnu 'y
board- -games for children, prizes, thi 20t1 wMth iA un C-bnor o) nacbok.
room of the hospital. Cash, The P Ink Ribbon Ladles, snacks, beverages and more. 'udiDc 5f'e -ooilBpit M scc ie%
personal checks arid major a support group, In Nassau -.'Proceeds gorc to th Fema. Al~oremeneso the ~
credit'cards are accepted. County for survivors of* dmna Beach Rotary-Club's eneml ar inie 10 sftir4 i this
*-This is the perfect time to breast and other female Dollars for Scholars program. swelath iql r' cket ar hf2ep r. pesna NrhF
stock up on stocking stfiffers cancers; will hold ltsannual Advance tickets are $10' Nafa amt n.ahtT, ~
an other small gifts. ChrIstftas potluckdInner at* Io adlt an $5 for stdet ._ StFraniaBaco al t>!97
Everything is $5 plustax For 6 p.m. on Monday, D6c. 9'at an-ilbeo aesoon. BR book onin atwwaea~err~esc
information contact the the home of a mem~ber-. -Sponsors are welcome. T e!yphnyAsoiain 4
Auxiliary Office at 321-3818. Please bring, a covered dsh fo ContactSean MoGiilat'556- pr n -a 7 at 8,m.'i
*share. The entr66e Will. be pro- -4225 or seanpmc'ml 0hot- na ante&C ~
The Coalition for the vie.Frifrainand. maiLocom or visit www.feman- r, anvdd o nomto.JF'~r h t on'pigro h in hrdy
Reduction/Elirnination of directions cali,321 -2 057. dinabeachrotaryclub.org. in bet audyfrm :01:0Pm a,3'Ethnic Disparities In Heaith baideas.
(CREED), In partnership Jeffery Spear will sign THEATER a ie he start
with the Nassau h Is book,. The Ikt Coast I-eeae
-..Cunty Health A e/ag do50( ee Fernandina Little,. ny ag ~ ~
Departmnent anid baigterc lnrynfl- Theatre 1014 Beech St., will lght on his feet, siging anrd playing the.Not Fiorida,- enlce in: Northeast Florida on hold auditions for "All: In the ~t~ v~~j~ipsi~ i~ ~ ~ ~ pee ~lIin~ htd~
AIDS-Netwoirk in eQ fo 2-5 pxfm. atThe imig by David aved onro Bing Friday
-.(NIFAN),isi6osta- Book Lot, 214 Cen tet. Dec. Tatl :15 p.m. This col- rauihe e'- ,
igIsannual,- Fmnia ec.Cl 26.1- lection otsix offbeat, o .ne-act evant tan ever. Ore ticet
Wol IS8991 for infotin .Iort comedies focuses on Do Sta
Day event. ~--- od-and time. Actors may '- ,$4. --4- *l
-Th~intemna- Womien On A M Ission To play: qultiple r(?les. Needed ensSeo-dlo e.7 n th fourth
tional themnefor Earn Comm Wsonw~-rs r fou' e and five women, ~~At~Atav
03WrdAIDS bay is:. ,,:,.tea casual evedIng of ,ages'20-plu. Performan-ces -The Rotalf Club21 of a wl
"Getting to Zero: Throught pre- m usicA.ndfud, .loeIa r Inin~ are Feb. 1, 2 (2:30 p.m. mati- b rin Italin tA1ca c Evr Tuesday..-Y s Wortkig ClassStif f
ventlon and treatm ,ent We can how4tobid y,'our business". n6e) 4, 6, 7 and 8. to Am --qr whr muici plydsrcl frmvny
achieve Zero newHIV Infec- ro Oe7Jn1 Ptrthro6iug'h WAMilEC, frm ehearsals are generally on 00' of viy r(yrsar vialetp
tions, Zero discriminainad 5:307:30 Pail. D&c, 11 at to twol wekigt adon- nC
Zero.AIDS -reiatW deathsi' Sheffletd's atthe Palape,, 17. Saturday mioming/aftertl~oli' h amtE- ua~
Thlsiyarthelb'cdievdnt r Ceritre St Enjoy drink~spe- per'weeikanid begin, DeQ0ap(~f ~ f
Will feature 4 concern Wit ciais oimplimientary light hos noeerslne.2-6en,-i k- finest~1~K ~ 4
pianist Taylo Wlox and .' oeuvrps, and iivemuplc byoani aneal Ja.1171.Fd30omain-.-- opany at: ThefPbck.Center. GAry R6 ".- Setigisiirmted. contct Fran katfllyp- .4o '-<.7O":$p lnhM4i[ahbtd
Auditorium, 516 t oubth 10Oth RSV"Pt wvoamtec.cqnm. plegc.com. inlue suc matr as Chpn ah, -y
St., on Dec. 7 from. 7-4p.m. 'Menw w elcome, WomenMzranLitaswlashem ico rn a coupl of songs andCthe audien~e-Admission is-free. For. infor-. reqciired. Flashdance, the Musical, Gebrshi,. get to h.-. ear new talet .Apro~rite for the
Wilson-Baker at 556-3363. The Canteenilat Post 401' 1983 hit film, will perform aft Vya Credi -.n.on, Nasa Human (9G 41-765
... ~ mriil. Legion Is now.- JacksoIl' Tie-nion ~~'Americayi Tleg. Satiet Seon Chn4 nhe NH Do s lvkn
he VFW Post 4if will, o.pen, at 554084- US 1, eitr' ornThaera star inomto or to reev tic.--kets,~l Te
gongshowlon Dec. 7. Low. Ps wiU hold a. grand open ing, '$32 and are avaiable at the music~t41-~1- -Call
country, boil strt at 5:30 p6. Dec.. 3 15, open to the pub-, :Artist Series Box~ Ofic from -for A $i10 donation. Gong lic. Watbh theFArmy. avy 10 e.m.-5L p.M., Monday- Bq ~ n r .H m
Show 6-tarts*.at 7.p.m.. with a, .I garneon Dec. 14 at 3 ~. Friday, at (04) 442-BWAY Blu Se ManGropwil vistJakoi~le's~# 4
$100. first-place prize, To enter Dtiswlbeanunced.- (2929) Hn niea'ww1at4 ithfVA
or forinformation call 432-, 'hi*ld rissrejxog.Dsons -~1~~Iha~ee~siia
8791: Pearl Harbor Day raffte TheMeni'Newcomners -are available for groupszof d $32 an ar avial tteAts eisBx bl(teaae
tickets are $5 each. Firs prize -Club of-Amelia 'island will.' or more at (904) 442-2947 or, Off ice betwe 10 am- p'm. -.onday-..
i ia5 6,dq smartlTV second, hold Its next lunch-etg groupsaFridfyjatdu904)-442
prize is a 32-incl 7and third 'o Thurdy ;t ; at wwalsteisjxog Dicut avail-~ ~wer
prize is, $100, in -0s. Winning Fenadina Beach Golf Jim BelLhi andithe ,
tceswlbe drari at 8 p.m. '~ba 13 ..J1tI~'~Cl~ brd'of Comiedy 29 p s c-eu
.The VFW. is located a968 DrdW'1ik collectloFN~Assao. come to-thd-itM and Jan < ~ -- night a, The Ritz-Carfton, Amnelia sad
Wade's.Place, under the 0 Countywill provi de an ,u pdate Moran* Theater at the Timeis-. -eorg bo---<.d Diess iscasual. Fo nomaincl Holnies
Shave Bridge, -n loa a olcin nd UinCi*'o h Perfor- eFod a 4 Theare, 128Eat Forsyth St., at 556-6772.
=the organiziationst that receive. ming Arts onJac 1 t ksnvillendAEG Liv preen Gerg
Amelia Island Mordtes- ouxdllars. HeWill'61soi; p.m. -hmgo an th Detoesa -~.o al,1 .Scn tFradn
sonl will'celebrates t. 40th define the per~ento~g6 of.co1- '. Withrrmore than 30 years of: ac 19 Celbrtg40yers since2NSeona1then anniversary with-a' Rultiy lectionatikl ,ahogala xped on ce.n ang reueaue of thi deu alum Gerg Bech hot a jazz ja fr 7-10 p~m th
Jubilee -Gala at thi Omnti-' t onreceves. aysi in -oon son orh wSatrda Nnh Lhet.dTh ~ d ~o ei~a t$.- ~
Amelli sland Plantation'-- TicketSrirei 5 'with ireser- Chicago's famed Second City, mor hn 15 illinpes f their 16-- m ryt~to n ~t
Resort on .Dec. 7, inc6luding'- vationis by:atod Da c. 14 Jim Belushi is, bringing to the: alum -Jff inldn i-Gl n
-customn dinner menu, open,!' and $17 at the door. For, stage an improvised 'comedy Pltnmabm ontesrnt fhtsn e(@_bellsoth.t.--badning With a live-and- reservaions, call Bob Keane, -sketch shwfeaturing mem- ~~cyn'~and moie than' j 200live and 2,77-45566. All men,. whethr-i bert of the Chicago -Boaid of 1Beer, "I Drn Aln, and "Yo Tal 4- Paac Saloon
silent auction items., Inyears new or longtime;Nassau q CmeyOrrtiksolne Mch." ~ Theet range fromnA1 Centret $35 and
psAIMS has raised County residents, are wel- at IJaXSymphon9y .org or by ar nsl tteFoiaTetebxofie nsShokrdSna;AeWn
upwards of $40,000 at ts. come to attend the meeting 'phone df(94)3457. by j~j clig~ 904) ~ a~# 355ondy; L~ mit Proect Tuesday; DJ in
galas. Tables f1 ~$ ,000 and join he, club.' For infor- Ti... 1 stei ouitlet,~ -------~Qi
and _,individual tickets'$125 at ,mation v sit wwm ensnew- .-C elebrating the culture, B ~ :ill Cillders at 41-33 oeai bil Oe-/
W~W.ame6llatislandmontessoi. comersblyb.org, I-p arts, and history of north Paf- A k -lcs loo com. '
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Handbells add new dimension to An Evening in December'
ALLEN LENNON playing solo bells at the age of 17.
For the News-Leader Playing the bells has been a great
blessing to me, and I give all the credAnyone who hears Pam Bell play it for my talent to thp Lord," she says.
her solo handbells comes away shak- Pam has played in many handbell
ing their head and muttering, "How choirs and has even started a few new
does she do that?" ones as she and her husband, Wade,
SBell will accompany the choir at have moved around the country in his
"An Eveningin December" on several Navy career. The set of handbells she
of the songs in the program. The hand- plays are very special to her as they
bells help to capture the holy essence were presented to her by the Pearl
of the manger scene in Bethlehem sug- Harbor Chapelwhen they transferred
gested in Gustav Holtz's LetAll Mortal back stateside.
Flesh Keep Silence. She will also pro- With the handbells as both a hobby
vide pre-program music both evenings, and her personal ministry, Pam has
Friday, DIec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 15 at more recently pursued a career in pho6:30 p.m. as people gather. The pro- tography. Her daughters Katrin and
gram wiU start at 7 p.m. Kirsten, as well as son Jensen work
"'Many people come early to 'An with her in the business. Pam estiEvening in. December' to get a good mates that they have photographed -susumrrrwp
seat; and we are very grateful that we more than 300 weddings as well as IH andbell.musician Pam Bell will accompany the choir for "An Evening in Decembdr" at Amelia Baptist can offer this special treat by Pam Bell 'many more families and children. She Church on Dec. 13 and 15. to them," said Pam Helton, musical has even photographed and played .
director for "An Evening in December" bells in the same wedding.
at Amelia Baptist Church. Currently, Pam is working with chil- started years ago. As part of the pro- Parents can inquire about enrolling December" will be held Friday, Dec. 13
Pam is a Fernandina resident who dren through Kids.comwith her long- gram, children learn to read music and their children in grades onethrough and Sunday;Dec. 15 at Amelia Baptist married Wade Bell after she took up time friend, Pam Helton, music minis- play handbells. "Itreally helps to-start ive by calling the church office at261- Church, 961167 Buiccaneer Trailat the ringing handbells as a youth in her ter atAmelia Baptist Church. Kids.com children early to develop their interest 9527. intersection with South Fletcher
-church choir in Valdosta, Ga. "I began is an after-school ministry Pam Helton and talents in music," says Helton. The 17th edition of "An Evening in Avenue.
RELIGION NOTES CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS
Clothingneeded Praise and Power," (I on Dec. 10. For more informna- N O P iatpI .'hi. The mai rogr of music
Corinthians 15:57-58). tion call 321-0435 or stop by drama, and the spoken word starts at 7 p'm.
The Salvation Army Hope Bishop Thomas K the Hope House, located at The United Methodist Women will spon- both nights. Amelia Baptist Church is located
House thanks all those who Coleman, pastor of Third 410 S. Ninth St sor a variety of Nativity scenes, which will be at 961167 Buccaneer Trail where South
have donated winter weather Mount Zion Baptist Church, on display i the sanctuary o Memia i chermeets Fi tCoast Highway at the.
blanketsUited MethodistaCndurloanig tMot.ni-th' "' ro" about.
Mot Will deliver the sermon U e ohra u
that they have received has tonight. The Rev. William Covenant community Center at601 Ce treSt from 1.m. to 4
already beerdisbursed. They Goode, pastor of First Baptist Church Will install and conse- p.m. today arid De 7 i gon fi hn with the are still in need of 1) Personal Church of Yulee, Vill deliver crate to service Pastor Grace Amelia Island ti einfHistory's Holiday This Christnrias season, Christwalk hygiene items: toilet paper, the sermon on Sunday. For Pinkney durifnghk two-day pro- Home Tour. Refreshments will be served and Church invites you to join them for A razors, deodorant aqd femi- information, call 277-2606. gram at Burns Hal, St. Christmas music provided. Admission is free. Christmas Family.Experience. The festivities
nine hygiene products 2) 'Peter's Episcopal .Church, 801 Donations may be made tothe Homeless -Dec 14.on the Christwalk
Peter UnEtyseivlces ,
Blankets, sleeping bags, U t s Atlantic Aye in F~rnndina Coalition in Nassau County ' ieyRoad.'This year
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socks, jackets, gloves, hats UnyslefLightwill Beach. 1'o I o ghi ws seices, startand scarves 3) Food packag- bold Sunday services in 'Expanding the-Pastoral. Q C in it m. n d Tpm. Following oth servficI ; .:.he Proised !rdsent Th- .. y ofactivitiesfofaiest
ing: clean plastic containers December on Dec. 8 and 22 at Paradigm" Pastoral The Promised Land presents Th es therewil p ty of activities for families to
like cottage cheese or butter 10 a.m. Services are held at 'Installation Service begins at Heritage Singers of Jacksonville, Michael"' ehjoy, otos to making
tubs, quart and gallon size' theAmearica Beach 7 p.m. Dec. 13 with the Dell, artistic director on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at Cistma cras to rIing the Christmas train.
tubs,~~~~~~~i 'quar hndstmas sierain.eiar eahCrita freezer bags. Pleasebring. .CoimunityCenter-located at ."GloryGathering,." Apostle B., 416Alachua St, Fernandina Beach., Ther also will b .ehot eocoa and cookies
your donations to 410 S. 1600 Julia St. on Amelia Dwayne 'Hardin will serve as' The concert, December Nights. More, for all of the guest%. I information visit
Ninth St. at the corner of Island. December lessons will 'keynote speaker. The installa- Than Enough L.igts, will celebr'you- 'thechistwalkc o4~g261-7120 :Ninth arid Date streets. explore "The Wonder Child" "tion servicewill continue at : diverse heritagethro ugh w ibnohtt- lt. 2 ,4
S and be led by Marcia Brown, Ii a.m. Dec. 14with the matic choral music All are'w e l c let
W p spiritual leader and coordina- Ordination Presbytery that special Christmas carol take you back to O(Sunday, Dec 15 at 10 a. Handel's
The O'Neal Memorial tot; Each service will iclude lead by Apostle Rick Daniels a special Christmas Admission is free but ''will be presented At the Amelia
tin dr.0 pe Th Ch c hoir and
artist Church, 474257 SR meditation, prayerand and.Apostle B. Dwayne' .seating is limited."-- 'The Chancel Choir and
200E, -invites the community singing. Children are wel- Hardin. d" e :r the direction ofDon
tolift the n1meofJesu's dur- comed and encouraged. Pinkhey is the daughter of ,-wilpresent the section often
ifg its anniversary worship There will be special music at Covenant Community Church' A Christmas Kaleioscopewilepresent shCristmas portion. Marilyn
services at 7 both Decemberservices. founders Apostle Alvin & Dr.: ed on Sunday, -Dec. 8 at 8;3 an n. a Jeannie Mezzano (alto,
'and StSp fd* tii04hpiritual community 'the ry in 19 thesoloists' *
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on Sunday, on Amelia Island with a posi- ingher Bachelor's in Ministry during worship services at First rebyteran usic f Handel's
Dec. 8. This tive, practical and progressive fr om Apostolic Dimensions Church,9 N. Sixth St, ernandi Nrsery ifor millions around the
year iarks approach to Christianity.,Th6y 'Training Institute in 2007, and available for worship services. he beautiful choruses
the first are a welcoming, energetic has served as pastor of 2',,ildis Born, Glory to
anniversary' and engaging spiritual com- Covenant Community Advent Chorus, bring the
ofthe pastor, munity All are welcome to Church, 528 S. Eighth St, Advent servilcivith cos tou the listener.
the Rev. join them. The American since Novemnber 201. held each Wednesday in Dece or ffe with Benedictus,
Coleman Stantley Beach Community Center is Covenant Community Sanctuary of First Presbyterian urc e rd), a beautiful setting of a
Palmer, and ADA compliant. To learn Church welcomes everyone SixthSt Everyone is welcome and invitedto itten by R C. Sproul.
the 66th more about Unity Isle of to share in this occasion. pause mid-week, midday, for meditation, Come and enjoy a magnificent morning of
anniversary Light contact Marcia Brown RSVP via text to 321-6361 .or inspiration and celebration as we approach music at the Ameilia Plantation Chapel, 36 of the at 415-0822. email email@example.com. Christmas with anticipation. Serviceswill Bowman Road. Nursery available. Call 277church. Theer '/ Tusaw rhi -adl evc begin at noon Dec. 11 and 18. ;$ 4414 or visit www.ameliachapel.com. All are
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" AROUND SCHOOL FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6.2013 News-Leader
The Nassau County
Sheriff's Office will host a Parent Education on Criminal Activity session on Dec. 9 to .*.
provide parents of school-age children with basic knowledge on a wide range of topics that
include drug usage, tobacco and alcohol usage, gang activi-
ty and general criminal activity.
The presenters of this session hope that the information provided will enable the attendees to identify potential problems within their household and in the public. The information presented during the session will be provided by:
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office (NCSO)
Nassau Alcohol Crime and Drug Abatement Coalition (NACDAC)
*. Mothers Against Drunk
Driving (MADD) SUBMITTED
Tobacco Free Tche f the Year
Partnership (Nassau County Teache oftheYer Health Department) Fernandina Beach Middle School announces that Tymira Jones was selected by
The PECAsession will be her peers as tle school's Teacher of the Year. A surprised Jones is presented flowheld at the Yulee High School. ers byAssistaiit Principal Ed Brown and Principal Dr. John Ma zella, above. Jones cafeteria on Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. was born in Yulee. She is -the oldest of three daughters and believes this role in ight refreshments will be her family greatly inspired her to become an educator. She received her B.S. provided and the session is degree from Bethune-Cookman College and her M.S. degree from Nova PHOTO COURTESY OF BOSTON PHOTOGRAPHY
open for the general public to Southeastern University. After 11 years teaching at the elementary level in Volusia o iplee attend. County, she decided to return home and continue her career at the middle school TOP
level. She is a product of Nassau County schools and is tremendously fortunate to Southside Elementary School would like to recognize two Food dilve have the opportunity to reciprocate what was instilled in her asa student. She very special people. Its 2014 Teacher of the Year is
Yulee Boy Scout Troop 152 enthusiastically expresses the great honor to both serve as a teacher and colleague Ambria Addington and Employee of the Year is will hold a canned food drive among such a prestigious faculty and staff. Rosalinda Bermudez.
on Dec '14 in conjunction with the Yulee Holiday Festival and Parade. There will be collection boxes placed at several locations along the parade route and af the festival All food will be given to local charities to help feed the less fortunate. If you have any questions call Kenny Walters at (904) 7594027.
Registration is open for the. Commercial Food and. Culinary Arts Workforce 4
Certificate offered at the Betty P CookNassau Center The 600-hour, two-course program prepares individuals for. employment in the culinary and hospitality fields. Food Preparation the first 3'0-hly. trypinr clas s 13'
m Moriay-Fid'frdh6 1-5 p.m. until May 9 Fee is $942 plus a uniform. Textbook and knives provided for use in the class. Restaurant Cook, the second 300-hourt class, will
be offered in the summer term, which starts in May.
Chef Bill Castleberry will teach the classes. Interested residents must complete an application and the Test of Adult Basic Education (FABE). The BettyP.Ck Patrio rally
Nassau Center is located at N 76346 Willianm Burgess:Blvd., Fernandina Beach Middle
Yulee. For information call School held aPatriotic
Tina Elmoreat 548-4435. -Rally on Nbv. 8 to honor veterans. The FBMS Av latioR 'Chorus, Symphonic Band,
cho1 p ~and Advanced Drama
classes performed for Friends of Fernandina .'local veterans, the public.
Aviation is awarding $2,000 "-and the student body. A
scholarships to Nassau number o veterans in
County public high school attendance introduced
seniors who wish to pursue a themselves to the audicourse of study or vocation in ence, telling A little about
an aviation-related field. their service to our counInfonation aiid applications try.
may be obtained on the FOFA SUMiTrtD PHOTOS
website, fofaliation.com, or at all Nassau County high school guidance offices. For further
information, contact Jim McCannell at 261-5831. Applications must be submitted to your high school guidance office by end of the school day on April 4, 2014.
Christian Academy is growing and could use volunteers for its 4-H garden, clerical support, technology and dubstitute teachers. If you can help, contact Principal Frank Vacircaat 491-5664.
The Amelia Island Film Qub
Festival announces that a high school film competition .. Club Chrysalis students at Yulee Elementary decorate their
'will be held during the 2014 new rain barrel with hand-painted veggies that are in their garden,
AIFF annual festival Feb. 27 left. The gardening club meets after school weekly with Nassau
through March 2. Judging and Master Gardener Janet Barnes, who teaches about ornamental
feedback will be provided by and edible plants; health and natural resources. The rain barrel
Startfest. was installed by Nassau County Master Gardeners and is a collabFor complete rules and oration of Keep Jacksonville Beautiful, Nassau County Extension
details visit www.ameliaisland- and JEA.
filmfestival.org. Since it is placed next to their vegetable garderi, students volunteered to paint a different veggie that is planted there. As a Re o ."reward" each student received "Water Wise" pencils to remind
The Fernandina Beach them of the value of rain barrels in conserving water and saving
HighSchool Class of 1979 will money. Two rain barrels installed at the school were a collaborahold its 35th reunion June 27- tion of Keep Jacksonville Beautiful, Duval and Nassau County
29, 2014, with the theme: Extension offices and JEA, above.
Pirates Midsummer Dream. PHOTOS BY JANET BARNES/FORTHE NEWS-LEADER
Cost is $25 per person and $40 per couple. Additional details ill soon be available. Send check or money order to Class of 1979 35th year 'Reunion, P.O. Box 16234, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
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i trees the mantles for the holiday local organizations. Their mis- winter solstice. Group walks Jim and Jan Moran Theater, on to JaxSymphony.org.
season. Sutlers will display sion is to bring music and at sunrise and sunset. For Times-Union Center for the Boy Scout Troop 89, their wares and fife players pleasure to the hearts of more information, call Eliza Performing Arts, Michael OILA
Femrnandina Beach's oldest and drummer boys will project those they encounter. A wine Hollliday at.5562517 or email Butterman, conductor, St. Marys Little Theatre continuous troop, is again the sounds of the Civil War and cheese reception will fol- email@example.com. Rhonda Stampalia, choreog- presents "Forever Christmas," selling Christmas trees in front era. low the concert. OUT OF TOWN rapher, Irina Sapozhnikova as an original family musical,
of The Loop, corner of South Fees include the $6 per Admission is free; dona- the Sugar Plum Fairy'and Dec. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and
14th Street and Sadler Road, vehicle park entrance fee plus tions will be accepted for Joseph Phillips as the Prince. Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at Theatre
9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, except $2 per person fort admission.. Micah's Place. For information H l&y c The First Coast Nutcracker by the Trax, 1000 Osbome
Sunday (when sales start Call 277-7274 or visit visit www.NewVision The Don Thompson will enchant the whole family, St., St. Marys, Ga. Call (912)
after church). Specialized www.FloridaStateParks.org. CongregationalChurch.org, Chorale will present "Sounds showcasing internationally 729-1103 or visit stands and delivery are avail- find them on Facebook, or of the Season," a free holiday renowned principal dancers www.stmaryslittletheatre.com.
able for an extra cost. bazaar contact the Rev. Mary concert with the First Coast and Tchaikovsky's best-loved
The 18th annual Christmas Kendrick Moore at 238-1822. Wind Ensemble, on Dec. 7 at melodies played by your EO Festival ofts Craft Bazaar will be held Dec. 7:30 p.m. at Parker Jacksonville Symphony- EB Scrooge: A Southern
Come see beautifully dec- 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Y feAuditorium, Bolles-Bartrum Orchestra. Fried Carol, written and directorated holiday trees in Amelia Atlantib Avenue Recreation The annual Yulee Holiday Campus,.2264 Bartram Road, Tickets are $18-$50. Call ed by local playwright lan Community Theatre's Main Center, 2500 Atlantic Ave., in Festival and Parade will be Jacksonville. For information (904) 354-5547 or log on to Mairs, based on Charles Stage Lobby during the run of the main auditorium. Browse held on Saturday, Dec. 14, visit www.donthompson- JaxSymphony.org for ino Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the comedy "Fruitcakes," more than 30 booths of local featuring a winter wonderland, chorale.org. information. will play Dec. 13-14 at 7:30.
through Dec. 14. These fes- artisans for unique Christmas appearances by Santa, arts p.m., Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.,
tive trees, for your home or gifts, wreaths, ornaments, and crafts, live music, bounce SuI )Ud)1e?8 Dec. 20 at 7:30.p.m. with
business, may be purchased food and baked goods. houses, food vendors and Passengers can board a Enjoy Christmas in the American Sign Language by visiting the box office or Admission is free. more at the Sports Complex train in St. Marys, Ga., and. Park on Dec. 7 at noon in interpreter, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. calling 261-6749. Von Goodbread Road. The ride the rails at Christmas on downtown St. Marys, Ga. This and 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 22 at
SweetreatS parade will start at 10 a.m. the Santa Express on Dec. 7. free family event will include 3 p.m. at Florida State
Fun with Santa Bring the kids to sit on and the festival will follow. Ride on an open-air rail car kid friendly games and activity College at Jacksonville
Enjoy ''Pancakes & Cocoa Santa's lap and get a free The festival needs organi-, or in the caboose. A fortunate stations. Kids love visiting with South-Campus' Wilson
with Santa" on Dec. 7 from 1- downloadable photo on Dec. zations and/or individuals to few willget a real up-close Santa; the Christmas train, Center, 11901 Beach Blvd.,
3 p.m. at the American Legion 7 from 11 a.m.-4p.m. at participate in the parade, as adventure by riding in the the cookies and hot choco- Jacksonville. Post 54, 626 S. Third St., Peterbrooke Chocolatier,. vendors, entertainment, spe- locomotive. Traveling through late, and the costumed char- Drop your British accent Femrnandina Beach. Fee is $5 1427 Sadler Road. They'll get cial events (puppetshows, scenic woodlands and marsh- acters. Forinformation call and leave your English spirits per child. a sweet treat from Santa and cake walk, pie eating, face lands, guests will be enter- Alton Dixon at (912Y 882- at home. Enter a world of grits
On Dec. 14 from 1-4 p.m. the parents get to sample painting, etc.) and Santa's. tained in holiday fashion. 5863. and gravy, red velvet cake
kids can take part in Santa's chocolate too. For details visit helpers; Santa climbs aboard for the and the ever-present glass of
Workshop at the Legion, facebook.com/peterbroke To download forms visit retrn trip with a souvenir for F e concert sweet tea. This modem spin
including arts and crafts, a amelia or call 277-0162. Email www.tinyurl.com/yhfestival. 'every child. The Jacksonville on a timeless classic captures
Christmas movie, pizza with fernandina@peterbrooke. For information call Connie The excursion is about 90 Symphony Youth Orchestra the sights and sounds of the ; Santa, letters to Santa and com. Daughtry at (904) 845-3264: minutes Tickets are $1for presents a-free holiday con- AmericanSouth via
professional photos with adults and $11 forchildren 12 cert on Dec. 9 at p.. if acksonville playwight and
Santa. Bring an unwrapped oldyLghe and under. Children two and Jacoby SymphonyHall, with director lan Mairs/whle maintoy for Toys for Tots and The Retreat a tOiprey The annual Lighted under ride free. Purchase Scott C. Gregg, JSYO music tainirig the spirit of Dick~n'
receive a free 8x10 family por- Village, 76 Osprey Village Christmas Paradewill take online at stmarysailroad.com director and principal conduc belovedtale of greed and trait. Children's photos with .. Drive, Amelia Island; will host place downtown o6 Dec. 14 at .or call (912) 200-5235. tor. The holidays 6ome alive redempton.: Santa are included in the a holiday bazaar on Dec. 7 6 p.m. Lie-rip begins at 4:30 with a free concert by the Tickets are $22.50 for
price of $30 per 6hild. from 10 am.-1 p.m. Local pm at Buccaneer Field, 11th C Jacksonville Symphony Youth reserved seating, $17.50 for
vendors will be there to sell. and Ash streets. This year's "Christmas Carole" is at Orchestra, featuring a show- children, seniors and military Holiday opefn house their goods for the holidays., parade them is "The Wonders Alhambra Theatre and Dining, case of several JSYO ensem- and $12.50 for FSCJ stuThe Pickers Market Tables include Scentsy prod- of Christmas;" 12000 Beach Blvd., bles. Log onto dents(staff within valid ID. Call
Antiques and Collectibles, 201 ucts, crafts, holiday wreaths, Gdh Jacksonville; starring Gary JaxSymphony.org for 'more (904)46-2222 or (904) 442Alachua St., will host is third jewelry, scarves and more. a Marachek. Show times are 8 information. BWAY (2929), r visit
annual Holiday Open House Gift-wrapping will 1e. avail- The S.S. Arhelia p.m. Tuesday through, wwwartistseriesjax.org,
starting atl0 a.m. on Dec. 7. able; For information call 432- Gingerbread Pirate Ship is on Sunday. ODors open at 6p.m HCira .Enjoy foodand'drinks as well 1185. display in thelobby of The and meal at 6:30 pm. Jacksonville Symphony ChOSM I,
as prizes and surprises. The Ritz-Carton, Amelia Island Matinees on Saturday are at Orchetra presents-Holiday "A Chistmas Carsi"plays
Pickers Market is one block. oiUdY Stoc for public.viewirig during the 1:15 p'.m Dbors open at 11 Pops.on Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m., Jacksonville's Times-Union
off Centre'Street on the cor- TheBook Loft, '214Center holiday season: Highlights.: arm. andtihebuffet stitarts a Dc. 13 at 1 1 a.m. and8 p.m. Center's Moran Thpateron ner of Alachua and North St., Femandina Beach, will include Santa's StorybookTea ;i1:15 a.m. Sunday matinee is and Dec. 14at 8 .ri. in Dec. 20at 8p.m: The heartSecond streets. Phone 432- offer a special holiday story .(Dec 7,14 and 21), SantIa at 2p.m. Doors pen at noon Jacoby.Symphony Hall. warming tale depicts 7048. time on Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Tuck-ins, and New Year's Eve and thie mrneal starts 'at 12:15 Your famrnily will thrill to their Ebenezer Scrooge; whose
H0lday ,ison Call 261-8991 for information. Black and White Masquerade p.m. Groupsalesare avail- spectacle of tfe season with values are focused exclusiveHor li ar Ball. Additionally, guests can able. Tickets start at $46 for conductor Michael Buttermtan ly on profit, and his conflicts
Fort Clinch State Park wil chose firom a selection of din- adults and-$35 for children andthe Jacksonville with the struggling Cratchit
host a Union Garrison on Dec; New Vision Congregational ing options during Christmas and iriclude dinner, show and Symphonyin this sparkling family, whose tragic problems
7 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. Church will host the and New Year's Eve. Visit arking. Call the box office at holiday celebration with guest typified the working class dur-.: o.,Itrc-.wwizatmcmanIIiIas pr ig, iat wR*
8 fromrri9 a.m.-oon. Interact Songspinners on Dec. 9 at 7 www.ritzcadton:comareliais. (904) 641 -1212,orvisit vocalist-pianist Tony DeSae. ing thelhdustial Revolution inri with living historians to exkperi- p:m. at 96072 Chester Road land or.call 277-11 00for more' www.alhambrajax.com. DeSare has drawn rave Victorian England....
ence life in the fort as it was in, in Yulee. Enjoy a-festive pro- inforrhation. reviews for his r ditions of Tickets start at $26.50 (and
1864. The groundswill be gram that will include unique :' NUtdI.I:E. songs from the great at $12.75 for children 12 and
bustling w ith soldiers in period arrangements of Christmas So i cUcele brain The First Coast Nutcracker American songbook, as well under) and are available at gwarneetro hi aacker: -.mansngokswe. ,une)ada vablt
costumes involvedin firing -favorites.. There will be temporary with the Jacksonville as his own compositions. Now the Artist Series Box Office
d d rmar s ae san, .wfabyrinth on the beach in Symphonyj rchestiais S rd elights in.entertain- between 10 a.t-5 p.m.,
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ties. Ladies w e preparinga group that sing during the' beach park for prayer, medita- p.m and 8 p .m. and wonderful time of the year BWAY (2929) and oriline at Christmas tree and decorating year fora brad variety of tion or just to celebrate the December 8 at 2 p.m. in the Call (904) 354-5547 oir log www.artistseriesjax.org.
t 'd 1B any venue, I pray before I, sing"
that someone willbe
Odessa, a devoted and protec- touchedd" Davis said, adding
tive sister, defends her sibling, thatshe prays, "To God be the
Sister Margaret Alexander gloy" .
the pastor ofa.Harlem thu'rch 'Trhere is'nothingmdre fulwho finds trouble from the filling, she said, than knowIpast on her doorstep. ifig that someone is "moved
Originally cast to appear as by myvoice. It makes my I
Odessa only in the show's sec- heartlIeap."
ond weekend, Daviswillper- The Stage Aurora mission ,
form ifi all six shows, today isto enighten the mind by O F H I
through Dec. 15, due toan 'way of the Ar.fs.thiought .' i
actor's departure from the African-Arericanexperiproduction ence." "The Amen Coiner" is
Although Davis calls Lake directed by Dee Quaranta .
Charles, La. her hometown,. hecast includesAngelia
she has a suppoitiVe extended Pickens, StaciAnderson
family network'in the, ,' Did Emanu l, PRuth M stofl 'H o3me
Fernandina Bei6h area. Davis Charieoe Davis, Amanda
credits her mother with her RdWe-Van Allerin Kathy e4...e r 6th & 7th
vocal talent SuregAy Alvenia Derban,
"That's where my singing -Joaikin Foter, Chariles
said about her mother, also R elica Ewing, Teresa Smith, ,'. .. :;
-.named Ruth Davis, who died .j'ade Hallg,.DanteiBuckson' iii:i:
in July suddenly, two weeks and Kache Mumford.
after watching Ruth Performances are tonight .
Charlene's performance'in at7p.m. Dec.7 t6 p,m.; $ 5 before Decem ber 6th
....Beeive. -.i" :. Dec. 8 at 3.p..; :Dec. 13 at 7'"
Her mother, whowas pm.; Dec.i4 at 6 p.m. and
raised in Ferriandina Beach Dec. 15 atf3 pan. Tickets are $ 3 Oa y o v n
and graduated from Peck $13 advance and$15 at the
High School, "used to sing for do0i- for students'and seniors
all kinds of occasions," she and $15 advance and $20 at
'said. : the door for adults/general
Despite working full-tii e public. Call (904) 849-LENE,
is a university academic advi- visit www.ticketleap.com pr
sorin JacidsonvilleLRuth. call (904) 765-7372'or (904)
Charlene Davi 'intends to. 765.7373 ,4)
continue -ig the giftshe For information on this
inherited from her mother to and other Stage Aurora propprsue roles if the theater. ductions, visit www.stage .
"Every time have sting at aurora.org. .
town of McCor d's Ferry, Ga., formances continue tonight
just have more-love than they and Dec. 7, 12, 13 and 14 at 8
know whtetdith.t Alice,. pm. wita matinee perform eoto-Cnr
angel and who has the wis- Tickets are available e
doi, ltat omes with age, :, amo:e sti tAc T hemPia r t thSo
angels to the town's youngest at 261-6749. Adult tickets are h l n a i n So
angl I Weare all angels," she $20; student tckt though '.* Pet r b ro oke C ho acolIat i er
out of-each other's lives. We Community Theatre's main
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sometimes the slightestlook, In keeping with the spirit Eizab eth T .
a sideways glance, or a of the season, Amelia T hMA U S 9 UuITY
chance word can be as power- Community Theatre will be
ful as a voice from heaven,. collecting canned goods for
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angels of McCord's Ferry and canned goods to the collecto eea the n aturk can be ion bOr in the lobb. o
OB FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 LEISURE News-Leader
CEIEBRIlONS with carols, hymns or
Santhems presented by the
Continuedfrom 3B Chancel Choir. HOLIDAY HELPERS
a Christian Christmas Come, hear again the
Hayride from 6:30-8 p.m. with story of the Savior's birth and Shoe party should be trusted in times of difficulty. village.org, stephanie@dayspringvilcookies, hot chocolate and a be moved by the words and Every penny donated translates directly lage.org or call (904) 845-7501.
On Dec. 14, Nassau NAM I will host
hayride. On Dec. 24 a music of O Holy Night. As is the annual Christmas shoe party for 116 to Christmas toys and much needed
Christmas Eve Candlelight the tradition in Christian the annual Christmas shoe party for 116 clothing. Participants are selected by Adopt-a-Family
Service will be held starting churches across the country, residents of Nassau County with chro school guidance counselors and the pro- The Nassau County Volunteer
at 6:30 p.m. the service will end as the ic mental illness. In addition to provid- gram inspired by local resident Don Center's 24th annual Holiday "Adopt-asanctuary lights dim, each ing a pair of Velcro tennis shoes, they Monahan, volunteer.chair is adminis- Family" program, through which resiL feast lights his or her candle and a also provide socks, undergarments and tered by the nonprofit Fernandina dents, businesses, churches, civic and
On Dec. 15 at 10:00 a.m., hush falls around the beauty basic toiletries. Donations are appreciat- Beach Police Foundation, controlled by other organizations make the holidays"
New Vision Congregational of Silent Night, Holy Night, ed to help with the cost of the shoes. a board of directors comprising Amelia happier for those in need, is under way.
Church, UCC will celebrate a followed with the joyous Any amount is appreciated, though a Island resident. Donations are tax The program helps clients from the
Moravian Lovefeast, a hymn, 0 Come, all Ye donation of $20 funds one pair of shoes; deductible. Send donations to Shop with Barnabas Center, local Head Start. proChristmas tradition featuring Faithful It is a beautiful serv- $60 three pairs; $100 five pairs; $140 Cops, Fernaridina Beach Police grams, Family Support Services and the the sharing of Moravian sweet ice and a wonderful way to seven pairs; And $200 10 pairs of shoes. Foundation, 1525 Lime St., Fernandina Council on Aging. Donations of gift bread and a warm drink dur- prepare for the birth of the Mail donations to Nassau NAMI, PO. Beach, FL32034. To view a short video, cards, clothing or toys to an entire famrniing the gathering for worship. Savior. Call 277-4414. Nursery Box 16712, Fernandina Beach, FL visit.www.fb-pf.com. ly (large or small), a seniior or a foster
32035. For information email ~
The Lovefeast, begun in this provided. All are welcome. 32035. F information mail c child to brighten their'holiday season
country in the Moravian NassauNAMIFlorida@gmail.com or call Senior Angel Tree are needed now. All recipients have
Church in the 18th century, Uni ifed sav 277-1886 Choose, shop and bless low-income been screened by social serviceagenseeks to strengthen a spirit of Unity Isle of light has Bell ringers seniors through the SeniorAngel Tree. cies.
harmony, encouraging love invited New Vision Help bring joy, hope and a sense of sig- Call tihe Nassau County Volunteer
and goodwill through the Congregational Church, UCC Bell ringers are needed through nificance into the lives of the often for- Center at 261-2771, email ncvcfb@aol.
sharing of a simple meal. It and E. Nassau branch of the Dec. 24. The Salvation Army Hope gotten low-income senior citizens in our com, or stop by the office at 1303 also embraces the music of Unitarian Universalist Cdhurch House will be ringing the ,Christmas community. Choose an Angel; shop for Jasmine St., Suite 104D. Christmas through the of Jacksonville to co-host a bells three days a weekthis season and some or all of what's on their wish list.
needs individuals, clubs, businesses and some orbll ofe wa'intherwish listar
singing of carols and listening family Christmas Eve service need individuals, clubs, businesses and bless them with knowing you care. Toys for Tots site to the melody and harmony of on Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. at the churches to sponsor a day, a week or For more information or to adopt an AA Stow-A-Way Storage in Yulee is music. American Beach Community the season at one of the 10 sites If you Angel, call 321-0435 or stop by The an authorized collection center for Toys
New Vision worships each Center, 1600 Julia St. *can help or know someone who might Salvation Army Hope House at the cor- for Tots. Donations of new, unwrapped
Sunday at 10 a.m. at,96072 There will be traditional be able to do so, call 321-0435 or stop by ner of Ninth and Date streets. toys can be delivered now through Dec.
Chester Road in Yulee. Visit carol singing, candle lighting, the Hope House at 410 S. Ninth St.. 14 at their business office, 463915 SR
www.NewVisionCongregation meditation, prayer and chil- Shop withSCops Secret Santa. 200, just west of Sonic and the carwash
alChurch.org or contact the dren's message. Reverends Daysprin Village, Inc., a state from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday
Rev. Mary Kendrick Moorg at Mary Kendrick Moore and: The Fernandina Beah Police licensed limited mental health assisted through Saturday Call 225-1940 for
238.1822. Linda Green from New Department's Shop with Cops program .living facility serving adtilts with schizo- more information.
provides 150 underprivileged local
Vision, Marcia Brown frm provides 150 underprivileged local phrenia and schizo-affectivp disorders,
~ ~ ~ ~ w -schoolchilren the opportunty to s o t l ,,,,, e ,m t eC id e
Unity, and HarryGreen from schoolchildren the opportunity to shop seeks local volunteers to become a Joy to the Children: r ptwn With a police officer it theAm lia Island """ : "...he ""Iste
What is your.gift to Jesus? Unitarian Universalist will all with a police officer at theAmei Island Secret Santa for the residents 'at the It's the time of year.again time to
Thie St. MichaelTaiz6 ensem- participate. The service will Wa.art and experience the joyo facility neaHiiard. Adopt president gear up for another Christmas Day cele- ble invites you to attend a.30- celebrate the birth of Christ Christmas f Christrias wih, donate iemade bration for underprivileged children in
mThe 'ch.dren get to interact with.uni- f6r a Christmas with, donate homemade bration for u
minute musical service that with an upbeat and genuine T c g t i baked goods or share you musicaltal- Nassau County..To volunteer or donate
includes simple hants fng holiday spirit. Refreshments ormed officers in a happyand positive' nts. To learnmore call or email coordi- to this joyful event, email info@joyto includes simple chants sung holiday -spirit. Refreshments i emi .... ,, , ,fo... ns ermo r mtcr-'
repeatedly, a time, of blessed will be served after the se. rv- environment, so thy understand that atorJanetAdkins atjanet@dayspringv thechildren.orgorvisit the group on .
police are .guardians of the yo ung and aoantdisaintdypng thclre-gorvithek
silence and reflection, a scrip- ice. All are welcome. police are guaians f the youg and jlage.orgor 316-2008, Star@dayspring Facebook. Visit wwwjoytothechildren. ture reading and prayers of To learn more abbut New
praise and intercessions. Vision Congregational
Amidst the rush to prepare Church visit wwwnewvisionforChristmas, don't forget to congregationalchurch.org, E. prepare your heart for the Nassau branch of the HULID A, I I P1VJELL S;~
birth of Jesus; the true gift, Unitarian Universalist Church prand yuri at o f r the Fe. Nasaw~u bach ofrtheas'a-: .. ...'/ :'and spirit of Christmas. Feel visit www.uuj.org/eastnas Parade for Pws able animals on their website with pho,- together againin a calendar for
free to take abreakfrom the sau-branch.html and Unity tos and bios, and videos for many. 2014 andone of Cat~ Angels "model"
hustle and bustle of the sea- Isle of light contact Marcia Nassau Humane Society will host the A joint adoptionevent, "The 12 kitties is featured each 6nt'hii. Cat peoson and meet the Lord and Brown at (904) 415-0822. Tb 14th Annual Parade for Paws'on Srays of Christmas," will be held on pleof all ages will love th pictures and.
feel the power of His Love in 'learn more about the service Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Old Railroad Dec. 14 front 10 am.- 2 p.m. at the it's great for holidaygifts or stocking communal song and prayer. contact Janet Streit at (410) Depot in downtown Fernindina Beach. .Amelia Park town center/pavilion-on stuffers. Join in and bring a friend on 258-6094: Walk along Centre Street beginningariAd Park Avenue (between 14th and 'The calendars are on sale at $10 each
Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at ending atthe Old Railroad Depot. Enjoy Citrona), Fernandina Beach. at the Cats Angels Thrift
St. Michael Catholic Church F fun activities before and after the kThis is a joint adoption event Store/AdoptionCenter, 709 S. Eighth
at Fourth.and Broome First Presbyterian Church parade. Late registration begins at 10. :between the three agencies to.present St. in Fernandina and at the Fernandina
streets. All-are welcome. will have two services of wor- a.m. andthe parade begins at 11 a.m. healthy, adoptable cats, dogs, kittens library. All proceeds support theCats ship on Christmas Eve. A fan- Registration fee is $10 per dog. Pre-reg-. and puppies here in Nassau County who Angels spay/neuter and adoption proily service at 5:30 p.m. will ister online at wwwnassauhumanesoci- need homes. grams.
The community is invited involve children as characters etycom/events.html, Second Chance You can make a difference in the life Cats Angels, Inc. SPCA is a 501 (c)3. to join Harvest Outreach of the Nativity. Costume s will Store (321-0022), Redbonries Dog Bakery of an animal in.need from your local nonprofit organization and receives.no Ministries,;'905 Broome St, be available in Jim Thomas (321-0020), or the NHS Dog Park (491- area shelters and rescue grbup. There government monies. It relies solely on Fernandina Beach, as they Hall at 5 p.m. for any children 1511). Awards announced immediately will also be a.bake sale, spay/neuter donations, grants and fundraising to celebrate-the Christmas sea- attending the service. Don't after the parade. i nformationand pictures.with Santa support its wQrk. Visit
son in songs with a Christmas pass up the opportunityt6 be: frPaws and Claws. wwvy.catsangels.com.
Canta h& Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. a sh he rd a' t4 l ia To dipay a ones for the Holiday"
aniu'adSoieCats flyer atyur s, contact Bikhdys RSit
C be aila d au County Aial valho at 49-1511.or ED@assathu- ,Santa will be coming to the
ehgh ivice '-Servics'I a' lifia Ci
A Festival of Lessons and service oily. Services are holding a holiday adoption manesociety.com. For adoption'center PawsAbility thrift shop in the Harris
Carols will be presented on A Traditional Service of awareness campaign, "Homes for the hours and to learn more visit Cats Teeter shopping center on Dec. 14 Christmas Eve at 5p.m. at the Lessons & Carols will follow .Holidays," to encourage people consid- Angels at ww4atsangelscom, Nassau between 10a.m.: and 2:p.m. Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 at 9p.m. Both services will eringbringiig anew pet into their County Anima Servjces at www.pas- Briig your furry friend'to have their B lri Ra.hstro. ,atupmnoth n sev c ( wil -binn. anwptittei 6 U*T
Bowman Road. The story of feature Communiop and car-. home this holiday season to choose saucountyfl.icom; and the Nassau picture taken with Santa. This event is
the festival begins in Isaiah dlelight. First Presbyterian is !adoption. ,.' Huiimane Society at www.nassauhumane- for pets andpeople. All that is required
within prophesy of the childand located at9 N. Sixth St.ts Betw'een the three organizatiQns society.com is a donation 6.dog or cat food,-to 'help
continues through John 1:1 doors are open to on antall. there are hun dreds of healthy, ad6pt ,i ., the furry friends in residence at the
S14,'"andthde Word became' Questions? Call the church, *. able animals thatwould love to find a (C S M dienm RAIN'Humane shelter haveasial.
flesh." Scriptures are followed offi'cd' at 261-3837. .- "fur'ever" home. All hav their adpt- The Purr-fect Cats of Cats Angels are Christmas.
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FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013/News-Leader iB
Hometown Holiday Learn about Mocama at next Wild Nite
at local markets For
For the News-Leader
a l ae -Come learn about the first Amefia Islanders, the
Fernandina Beach Market "Hometown Holiday" takes Mocama Native Americans, a chiefdom of the Timficua.
Place and the Fernandina place from 10 am. to 2 p.m. at Find out about their fascinating culture and history at
Beach Arts Market are joining the corner of Lime and 14th the next Wild Nite, sponsored by Wild Amelia. Find out
forces for a two-day event, held streets near the Amelia Island- how archaeologists have learned abQut the Mocama.
in two locations, called movie theater. 'This informative program will be held on Tuesday at
"Hometown Holiday." Several favorite downtown 7 p.m. at the Peck Center Auditorium, 516 South 10th St.
Saturday, Dec. 14, the farmers' market vendors will be in Fernandina Beach and is free and open to the public.
Fernandina Beach Market setting up on Sunday at the The speaker will be Keith Ashley, Ph.D., Archaeology
Place farmers market, on North Fernandina Beach Arts Market Laboratory, Department of Sociolo' and Anthropology,
Seventh Street downtown, will on the Christmas tree lot. University of North
be transformed into a wonder- Scents of the season will fill the Florida Ashley is curland of holiday traditions. There air while local farmers, artisans rently coordinator of How advanced was
will be pictures with Santa, fes- and crafters set up once again, archaeological research their civilization?
tive music and local artists will providing a second opportunity at UNF in Jacksonville.
be selling hand-crafted jewelry, to shop local while having some His research focuses on Their art? Their tools?
pottery and textiles. More than family fun in a convenient loca- Native American life in How did they react to
20 additional artisans from the tion. Northeast Florida prior
Fernandina Beach Arts Market Market management will to and after the arrival of the arrival'ofthe
have already confirmed to set be on site to talk about vendor" Europeans. EuropeansHow
up booths showing off their opportunities for 2014. Local Before the explo-. P
wares along with the nearly 40 musicians, nonprofit organiza- rations of Jean Ribault in didtheir civilization
traditional farmers marketven- tions and brick and mortar 1562, the mainland coast end? The answers to
dors. businesses who would like to and barrier islands of *
Everyone's favorite musi- joinin2014,forfree, areencour-- northeasternFlorida these andother
cian, Dan Voll; will provide aged to come out and learn andsoutheastern qu etionswillbe
live musical entertainment, and more,. Georgia Were inhabited .
featured nonprofit booths are The twoday Hometown bythe nla. among the topicsof
Keep Nassau Beautiful arid phil- Holiday Extravaganza is Dec. Mocama n the maritime the presentation.
anthropic educational organi- 14 and 15-Saturday on North dialect of the-br6ader ...
zation, TherP.E.O. Sisterhood. Seventh Street in dwntown'I languageoffh e There also will be a Best Fernandinaik Beach, from9 m Tuu tsprs- .
Decorated Booth Contest for to 2 p.nad again Snnday at entail ew review the results of recent archaethe vendors where the cus- the corner of.Limeind 14th ologica ects and will critique historical accounts and,
stets..; "f~yn '. "at' ne ; '
tomers vote for the winner. streets. pictorialgravings tocast a new light on the Native
Join the market during its For more informationn visit Aieric4ns of the AmeliaIsland area, at the dawn of the
extended Saturday hours.from FeriiandinaBeachMarlketPlace.: European arrival.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. com, FernandiiaBeachArts,. What did these Mocama look like? How did they surThe fun continues on Marketicom, find them on vivein Whatcan e adifficult environment? How
all~~~ier 557-229.TheirtTertos Sunday, Dec. 15. Day two of Facebook or call 557-8229. advanced was their civilizatin? Their art? Their tools?
How dd they re'act ito the arrival of the Europeans? How
_'__ _did their civi ization end? The answers to these and many other questions 'willbe among the tpics of the
HOME & GARDEN BRIEF we eton
HOME G RDEN BRIEFS more about this fascinating subject at the
Dc. 10Wild-Nite, one in a series of nine monthly nature
Shells ofTalbot will be provided. Call the forums sponso red by Wild Amelia, and leading up to the
UF/IFAS Nassau County eighth annual Wild Amelia Nature Festival, May 16-18,;
Join a park ranger to learn Extension Service to register 2014 at'locations on andar6und-Amelia Island. Wild
about the difference between at (904) 879-1019. Aea is all-yolunteer nonprofit whose mission is to
a conch and a whelk, or a tHPHOTO COURTESY OF UNF AND IE ASHLEY educate residents and visitorsabout the wildlife and wild
cockle-and a clam? Discover Talbt House Dr. Keith Ashley, UNF archaeologist, will speakat the Dec. 'places of Amelia Island: For more information about
how to identify many of the The North Florida Land .10 Wild Niteabout the Mocama, the first Amelia Islanders. Wild Amelia and its year-round programs, please visit
frequently found shells that Trust invites the public to cel- www.wildamelia.comn andWild Amelia on Facebook.
wash up-on the Talbot Islands ebrate the third anniversary State Parks shores on Dec. 7 of Talbot House on Dec. 14
at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club from noon to 4 p.m. and enjoy '
on Fort George rsland the outdoors at this conCultural StatePark. No reser-. served property on Mud:
vations:are necessary and the' River. Bring yourbicycles,
program is free. For informa- fishing poles, kayak or walk- "
tioi contact the Talbot Islands ing shoes to Talbot Hotse, a,
Ranger-t ation at (904) 251- 2,200 squarefoot qhme and, *,,
2320. -t c 2
Home .. -.Houston Ave. on Big Talbot
Hom.torIsland, easily accessed from .
The Garden Club of St. Hleckscher Drive/A1A North. A
Augustine invites the commu- The property is available.for
nity to attend "La Navidad en s pecial occasions, workshops,
la Florida," the 45th Annual retreats, photography and B RI..
Tour of Homes, from noon to fine art classes, wetland edu- Pidi Baines GRI
5 p.m. Dec. 8. cation and more. Rsdentia
Visit six private homes dat- Gift-wrapped long leaf pine Sas Diretor
ing from the 1800s in historic -seedlings wil be available for ; downtown St. Augustine, dec- sa, in celebr'tlo of the con-0 0Stte
Sorted for the holidays with servationwok by NFLTI and ,Cell 904-.753.-0256 0
fresh, original floral designs. lightrefreshments will be email@example.com Fernandina Beach, L 32034
SEnjoytea and handmade craft, a ai ble.For information www.acrilcomn
boutique' at Trinity Church '. about lhowyou can place your" ".
Fellowship Hall. order, call (904) 285-7020, w ww.ameliaforsale.com "Exceeding Expectatons"
Tickets.are $20 in Stm "
advance,$25 theday of the S Ma
tour. Buy online at christmas- The St. Marys, Ga., '
tourofhomes.com using Christmas Tour of Homes is
PayPal or credit cards or by. Dec. 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. and
Calling Donna at (904) 829- will feature an assortment of
6004 or Bea at (904) 825-4614. beautifully decorated private- -/
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Orange Hall, a circa 1829 Fernandina Beach, FI- 32034 Broker Natue hike On H.C om philacrfi.com
Greek revival mansion, www.ARFL.com firstname.lastname@example.org 2965 14 Street
One of the greatest threats recently received an eten (904) 261-2770 (904) 556-9140 This beautiful, custom-bult home is built with structural insulated panels,
mng It a wlaer of tde Florida Power and Light efficiency award in 2004.
to our state parks is inasive sive exterior renovation .and As a result, energy costs are kept to a minimum in the 2600 SF home. As this
toorsaeprk sivsv siveew exteriorlt y renovationeaure mny tasandse ncud
exotic plants. These plants will be open and decorated for COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT LEASING SALES home was custom built by the owner, it features many extras These Include
spacious great room with high ceilings and fireplace, crown moulding
- are popular in yards but easily the event The Riverview throughout, 5"base boards. Tihe kitchenfeatures large tile, a master bath has
spread and take over natural Hotel, Spencer House Inn and walk-in closets and Jacuzzi tub. Exterior features a security system and a
areas. Fort Clinch State Park Salt River Antiques & ".large fenced backyard.M 58441 $339,000 "
and the University of Collectibles will each be open ...Florida/IFAS Extension want and will serve as refreshment
to partner with local residents stations. Additionally, The "
to put a stop to-the invasion. Blue Goose will host acoustic : -: Join them on.Friday, Dec. country-blues duo Belmont & Paul Barnes, GRI
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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS '204 Work wanted 403 60 FtEk~ai&Sl 1 Busins Equipnseri 800 RFAL. 5STATE 83"
1015 Card of Thanks 205 Live-in, Help. 404 MNoneybLni To 607h Aniu-Cblediles, 620 Coal-Wood-luel' Sl aI~ t ioret'814'
10 Lost & Found 206 ,Child Care MI'& P A~: M 14AL WA Pout61GdeVaniipment 80,2 Mo'eHns t1
10 nMmnm 20 7 Business Opportunity 501, Equipment .622 -lnsS -ed/eriier 803 Mobile Home tots' 816, 'Outyi
14Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Sup~ew 60 623 Swap/Traed7-84Aea sa oe 8
105 ,Public Notice -301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies '611L Home Finiishmngs 624 wanted to_7Wy $Sol, PIEis~"
106 Hap ad302, Diet/Exercise 504 Services W1 Mslstu itS 65lreZet..' 8'Wterfrorit n
107 Special Occasion 303 klobbies/Crafts .' 600, MERCHI* DSE -61,3 TetvsoirRdoStereo: 700 RECREATION a07 Coridominimus'
IA8 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring. 601 Garage Sales .614 Jewelry/Watchies 701 Boats &Trailers 808 Off Island/Yolee- 8&52700 EMPLOYMENT' 306 Lessons/Classes, 602 Articl~es fo~r Sale, ;615 Bupin'g Materils 702, Bpoat Sppi~es/Dcage 809 Lots 85
Z01 Help Wanted 40'FfACA. 63~fclreu'~ &6Soa e hrlouseS' 703,Spots Eqipment Sales 810 FrSt. Acreage 85,A
202 Sales-Busineass 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles ~617 14achnery-Tools. Equip., 704~ 'ecr'eation Vehicles 811 Commer/etil 85'Aps suo ~ w mssss,
23Hotel/Restaurant ,4b2 'Stocks & Bonds, '605 CopuesSprs-68 Auctions 705, Computers & Supplies 812 property Excha nge
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IfYo av os ou et-please COMNT ESAPR N.i aUitouse Chlmney Sweeps chine. 1975t dlshwasher,'mIn(i zr
check touHae Lasta Houman P et y (OMNT ESAPR N.-I 904)261-.8163 or 583-1300. YARD SALE -Big brass lbell'i& small Christmas ftmarmoire, _& lots o
facility located at 671 Airport Rd.nx sekgaprsommngrfr bell, rod & reels, whatnots, & much, 'misc.'
:the airport (904)321-1647 &teMountain Press, located in Franklin, mc or. Nassauville' to Mar OPE HUE-27& Z8iam-,
~~~to&th NC. The pressroom manager is resp-COSA AntonyR olo igs ahrc P2/N HOUSEpr 15102er17, irl. e
-Nassau 'County Animal Shelter, 86~078 Po- OSA nhn d flo in.Tus 25 .pnt, floo rsimmonnCice New/5A
Ucns d.inYle nx t tedrvessible for all press and malroom opera- BOOKKEEPING SERVICES In fl't 268a p odd or mov inGrat cmn ity &B/
.UcnseRd.In ule)net t th drver lions. This position requires experience Support for business and household ,76d to mov In. Grea comn license building i9441-40 o press. operations, including, 'press needs. Budget planning and other locaion (944S-71 $2700
~~~~ ~~~layouts, preventive m aintenance pro- services available.. -Q uidct oo k ba e W I E L N N & d as table cloths.
Scedures, quality reproduction, manag- (904)335-7280 & hapk"n lace white. china, glittery .~
~~~~ ~~~Ing safety Including OSHA require- glass,. handkerc-hiels,:scarves, vintlge 'Rl~ DESK OK-Apo.6"
01,1 6 kments, and supervisory resp9flsibilitfis clothes,' minlatuleps, B-arbies, cok 35 a lp aies$50 each 4
,If You Are SINGLE and over the for press crew and mallrob, super- bos- ramsrcords' 5b4, 'vases, Gd flul ~e~'3"Jnarsoe N
,age of 55 call (904)321-1116, the visor. Maintenance, of key, Supply '-Sat. 12/7 9am f;? 125 S. top.&B(904)321-4191 Whe'oi -ies. SL Lots .- all
,lust Friends Club, to be invited to the inventories, Including. newsprint,' Ink, .. '.(0) 6-06frlfm~lnCH
Jan. 6, 2014 montiljy dinner party. plates, 'essential supplies and spare S-l 127 am 1pm '512 'Crosswind' t '~ asre, Realtor,
Must call before -Dec. '15 to be invited."' parts Is 'required. Successful 'aian -- De, F.B. Many upscale iems for. horfie,
,Helene Scott, Founder*'" will have-hands on experience operat- ROCK-OPERA TEAM -BEING bo ols, .toys,' luggag re, jewelry,&
Ing a Goss community press, computer FORHEDI Musicians, recording creW, furniture.
.'-~"~'~'~ toplae tchnologies, prepress work- illustrators, albums. (912)409-521 procses, F e nesrnsorerin andoco LAG AAESLE-i mlaWHIRLPO9. OLD' FRID-1 E 661- Sde- FORll SAUEBYf OWNER BR/30A,
/~~~~~~~AG GAAG Slow sytes Fi~ei e rnfrpooo u ~~~'aegt '2747l sq.foo brick home on one acre
-THERE IS A LIEN On The Following Inventory systems. Mountain Press Is a 5 AConcourse Subdv. -'S~j 12/7, 7am- ~ 947905 o. laed In 'Palm' Bluff Subdivison
~Velcis Fr Twin ad Sorae -andreionl 'riningfailiy. forCN~ .12pm. Lots of. furniture, dishes, etc. sQ ., ff: Barnwell' Rd. .$385,000.' Call
willl be auctioned off on the listed dates FrnlnRgon' newspapers. Emi 52 ldlwTal min l,''(04)557-8334 for. more, Information.
'below: on 12/27/2013 a imis 2000 Cadillac $rLmp Sala. rquirements. and three Bah
PDeville VIN#' IG6kD54Y7YU295762 _roresslonal -'references, to: ,':'and on 12/30/2013. a 1999 Cadillac -hsiei~ernlnrs~o rmi,. m ~ ~ R-OXA' 'LG 2C. CU. FTi R11FRIGERATOR
Catera VIN# W06VR52ROXR012015 at t1:Rahe PoSkls, .nnkj ReinlETT'SLSI ellbn codtpnj .,white, side b
12non t 688 thSt, ubisfhel Bo 350, 'FranklinNC ________________ New XrqaS gift sets, antiques,I leather ,'.1Euro flifhteriei qrAR 4UTI~Pf5f
:Fernandina Beach, FL 3034. mili7ri .. lo =IRIN CAREER Be1 er etmc 6ltIll AAAA -Go
:(94)31-322' ' .- ',,- -~ 5P~v~4Avitio. ainenaceStorage- next to STAPL1ES; UNITS 91, featurig spectaculr 3 'State views &
. 92, 70, 88 .' 8th St.,. Ferihanding. l' oweringhriod.Abt .'Ntl
POL EC NEDD' Wlltrin Mstai fr uaifedstdets. obp1 Friday 12/6i 'l0am-5pm &Saturday t oesL Great paved 'rd frontqge, RV
ALL. REAL ESTATE Advertised. have transportation ahld valid, driver's ment assistance. 'Call AM (866)3;l- 12/7, 9am-Spm. 1fdrdy' Pried 'to "Sell only $L69,0.0Herein Is subject to the Federal license. Apply at Nassau WoirkSource. 3769. ANF -ccfinancingi. Callnow, (966)925309.
Fair Housing.Act, which makes it' Center. Job duties .,Include 'i6________________2. 'ANI
llegal to advertise any prefer- maintenance,' cleaning,' some, itIng.' FRI. 12/6 & SAT. 12/7 7from Samn- M9EKR'AC1OS~ Pbi-
ence, limitation,- or discrimination All other questions, call- (q04)225-8336, 3pmn'. Christmas household, toys & 6 Rutin Rad, Runner, Highway Sgs ,-
baedonraecoar rliio, ex. r 90) 5-3199. '' .whatever 222 Lighthouse Circle. xq In. (oad str1ping dlvls6n~r qnly) 1-Z/101 --
hncp;'familial status or '-'tlam 42.t 12hSt.,t E,
national origin, or-the intention' to i Ii6 Braibrnt-on, FL, 4203. pecl6aii1ed
make any' such preference, SHALL ISLAND EATERY' V w ith, 5 11n~ ~ *. ** *, * _* _~ highwa miarkifnastrping, equipt C,
limitation or discrimi nation. eclectic' menu, seeks experienced cook .-SAT. & SbN., SAM 12P 2116 vehicles that meets DOtI safety: p0&af
- wta.psinfor. preparing 4 rsh, YARD SALE Tools, toys,. girls clothes, Egriet Ln_ Volley, Wizard pinliall ma- tleview: 12/09,' ,, Om:4pm The.' News-Lae wl -not ogi, f dods., Good .pay, excellent ,he friuCrstaAaris chine '1975, dishlwasher, minl freezer, Wiww mkrr utos~m-(0)4
knowingly accept any advertising' hours E ail resume ,tO: -10 18 Isle of Palms Ln. Frit 12/6 & Sat. Chistma itmamiBI&t~o-8DS 15%1ai8% P,,-$10b ref. cash The Newi to.You fte5PJe 5itori! ltan
for real estate which is in violation. _inletonio( ai~ 12/7, 9lamw2pm r-r~.'t dep. Subj to confirm --Rpcelvershlp case 60elei ;lc Srecyli or o:hl
Po h lw. All persons are hereby ''.- A 00- 342.,smCol
Informed that 'all dwellings '. .UMnte'Cutr! B1 l98A
advertised are available on.. an 'DRIVERS:' $5,000 Sigfi-On' Bonusl. 96915i BLAckROCK RD., YULEE, *ri **u b -ms*.set wJwMSA
equa opprt~nty bsis. ' Great Payl. Consistent Fregt ra 32097 -Sat, 12/7, 9am-3pm. Moving GRG AESt1 ,mon Ei u~i~@N
ee 2159 Captain Ktdd Dr, Fiurnlture, tools, ~ -''~ -If yu beievethatyou~ay hve MIlesuii t~ills egional.Account. Wernier -Sale All; must go, priced to sell iQuenae Ild. ~ ,'~ Eneprss 1-5-1584 I bedroom set, -end table;,olcil osh
been discriminated against \ in '' knives, rugs, msc....' I
connection with the sale, rental or',-- -' -- YARD 5.ALE Sat. 12/7, Sam-4pm. "
financing- of' housing, call the, EPRECD OTR FLATBEDD01V BIG. BARN SALE -Everything 'Garden equipment for trac'tors,,fishing'z
United States .Department of ER ~er 0u-t 5cmlaereduced. .Clothes, shoes, Christmas ge r- &' poles, -glassware, jW6'ryfl
Housing and Urban Development $1000 sign on 'to quailIfied driers decorations, tools, antiques. Fri.' & mt/dhniq A 1o BlackitoelkRd., 2.4"
HUD -1(800)669-9777, or for Hpme m'oweleends. Call (8436' Sat,~ 9am-4pm. 95144 Black Hawk mldo~dwn Non ,the left, look for- si s,
the hearing impaired 1(800)927- '73 bulidoghiwaycom.n, EDE.AF Tal'- --.- --'- B1gon'. RahcceC'9275. Tril Brgho Pl R in - ~ 'y~-qualified Individual ton ail Office ~
Sales Assistant position. EmIl resumes A -'-~~- '1v
~~~to InnfIttsfumlture~cm No phone ,' ~~,,~'
E P O M N ;calls please.' ''s"
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-Learnl to drive for US Xpress. srn '1 -'
6 $700/wk. No experience needed. Local' '-V- 4 '' '- ~ ~ '.CDL training. lob reedy in 15 days -HELP WANTED -Temporary, flooring, ~ r~';(880)368-1964. ANF mae or fml. Musthv
tranisportatIon: Call '(904)206-1340 '. ~ '" '''""'~
~Ea.,$$ Helping MWsl Process* ,Rowllu tos~n (44 'a -i
medical claims from home. Calli'the PTIR-NE Fu- l -ie work.
Federal' Trade Cilsi-i to find PAINTERSt- 'NED Fulle t m wif~ork.- Nin Foes & Bak Rod rd CwihIu
hov medical billing scams. eI55 pe.ftncePI.45
how ~ ~ ~ ~ ) to' toolmssin ou Muta 'i n -pofesstlonl --*VUoJI to schooks
1(87)FTC-HELP.. A message from thee~eine ~toa .tasotbn,.Coe &S
~News-Leader and the' FTC. alMr 94753-i69 ~, &20m vst a
NASSAL; COUNTY COUNCIL ON 'PF 'SECRET4RY/RECETIONIST AGING seeks full-time/part-timle foP' yc~rhofc.30 or
drivers: Mr-Frfor its Transportatin. we.J onuerEd*s must., Fax(94 5-
Department. 'Must clear .background Ieueti Iad (90)27-833.7 check' drug/alcohol and phySical r --':
exam; Class C license- not requIted Fatstc Agrictdt~I.5C
Please; sendi resume to Molly,MaSsin BRTNA W PLMBN Great~. Del opmn~esnt Tracts -F'.rrallent Hus~int,'
: at. msngIo~ fto~SanassalL~gon or.cal e R urw uisln -is -JI5 =-- -- -- 11---. g ,
company;',vehicleip'aid:',holidays/ 1vaca-,-uHo st ecfdC in yU*0
(904)26~~~~ 0 -flor a res '' - M 9t hIn ae teh $12$1 pr ou, m555es5e aeas ~~~
tio. M~thave and t66is,-drug free,HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS. Breakfast 'and:-pass a criminal background check. Fo-r Details Visit RowvellAuctions. coin :Bart Attendantt Every Sat. & Sun., Apply In person 850530 US, 17 Yulee or '-/'
S l~m 1am.Please apply at 76071 email ilnransbiumbinoge'bellsouth 'net /
'Sidirey Place, Yulee or call,849-0200.: RowellS58 Au ti ns I c M 'EA
HEAVY EQUIPMENT, OPERATOR
TRINN -Blloerbalhos ex- _SERVER.OR GRILL COOK WANTED P WEL
cavators. 3. week ad on progrm- Please, aply,. In- Person ait the ~~ -'-. -~-~.1'Local, job placement assistance. Fen~la ec ofC~.o email Nainlcertifications. GI Bill beneis 'modtptfradnbah club
-eligible. 1-866-362-6497.'ANF Rowell~uction- '
SERVI E Ca aI~ News-Leader AD-Visor at 261-3696 and let them. help you put the,
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10B FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6.2013 CUSSllFIEDS News-Leader
CONDO FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, corner
ground floor. Small complex,
amenities, upgraded, central island
____ ____-_ location near medical facilities, pool.
62 114 -. Available now: Ph. (904)556-6853.
FLORIDA WATERFRONT CONDO SWMH 3BR/2BA, carport, fenced.
A Service an mals only Refs req.
2BR12BA 1,690sf luxury condo only $700/mo + $700 dep (904)239-6523 S $149,900. Originally under contract for v msg. FURNISHED BEACH HOUSE
$365,000. Near downtown Orlando & 4BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE Enjoy your unobsructed oceanview:
all theme parks/attractions. Must see. HOME on 1 acre. $900/mo. + $900 at the end of each day. Conveniently Call now (877)333-0272;c173. ANF dep. Yulee area. Call (904)753-2155 or located across from immediate, (904)753-2156. beach access. Fully furnished
STENNESSEE LOG CABIN on 6 acres ISLAND At beach 18R ts 2BR/2BA beach house. Must be seen;
with free boat slip. Only $74,900. New ON ISLAND At beach lBR apt to be appreciated. Call 261-6227: 3BR/2BA log cabin shell, ake access,$195wk, $795/mo. Inc utis. Also 2/2 between 8:30 A.M.-3:30P.M. MF for nl og cabin sell, k e 3 t & 311 duplexes inc utls. 2/1 & 3/2 an appointment. nicely wooded, level setting- Quiet SWMH $165-$275fwk, $675-$895/mo. a____appointment._____paved road frontage, Exc financing. dpJ -te 6-534
Call now (877)888-0267 x453. ANF + dep. Utils avail. L-term. Z61-5034 NEW LOG HOME* on 84 acres in fULEE Nice SW 2BR/2BA $500,
Florida just $87,900. Sale! Sat. 12/14. $575, $600, $650. Also, 2BR SW rent 3BR/2BA, 1700sf cabin on spectacular to own available $500/mo. Water inc. 3BR/1.5BA 702 S. 15th St. S lake access setting in beautiful upscale, Service animals only. '(904)501-5999 Available Dec. 9th. $975/mo. + community with all infrastructure/ deposit. Call (904)557-8534.
amenities completed. Exc financing. RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a Call now (877)525-3033 x983. campground. Weekly or monthly. All BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT/DOCK
constructed weather tight log home utilities & VIFI Included. (904)225- HOUSE Renovated 3BR/2BA home. shell ANF t5577. Peaceful, yet .near great shopping.
t L Ed A VISITwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals.
corn for the most recent Inforniatlon,
REN ALSon Long Term Rentals. Updated Dal: Chaplin Williams Rentals, Thie Area's
2BR APARTMENT 2nd floor, near Premier RentalCompany :
Centre St., deck, eat-in kitchen, full
bath. $610 plus utilities. Call (904)321- IN PINEY ISLAND on the niasti. 4191 1BR/1.SBA. Service animals only
in. 49 "akc $850/mo. Tncrelible sunsets (904)
2BR/BA SWMH n Blackrok re 463-2770
Service animals only W/D, huge SMALL 1BR -200-feet from beach. No 463-2770 privacy fenced yard. $700/mlo + $700 smokirg. $650/mo. c. water .S ULEE COTTAGE 2BR/IBA CH
dep. 904)5835969, deposit. Electric paid by renter. svc need,'separate waer+"$00 "" $"' 51
dep(9045859animals only. Refs. (904)3351665. fenced separate storage shed. $725
mom. First & last $1000 deposit.
AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your FOR RENT 2BR/1'SBA TH ap.. Available Jan 1st. Call (904)465-0511. RV to live on a campground for $425/ CH&A, stove, refrig., D/W, carpet.
-o. All utilities included. Ask about. Service animals only.. $795/mo. 828
4. -,:senilor citizen special (904)225-5577. Nottingham Dr. Call (904)261-3035.
POST OAK APTS (904)277-78f7 OCEANVIEW 3BR/28A and 2BR/1BA. :"~~~~ ~~ e+ vA S lvng ocate at96l
Affordable iving located at 996 Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
SCitrona Dr. Femrnandina Beach, FL; Realtor, for special rates. : SRent starts at .$597 'per- month.
Reaf Estate, Inc. Central a/c. 2 ,bedroom apts avail.
Immediately TDD Hearing Impaired A www.lasserrerealestate.com number #711"This institution Is en
equal opportunity provider and em- EXECUTIVE .OFFICE SUITES Office ployer. "Equal Housing Opportunity" space from 100 sq. ft, to 2,000 sq l.kA L. I includes utilities, Irqternet, common
.- area recqptlonist, conference room;
break room, & security; For Info cart
LONG TERM RENALS AME A (904)753-4179. .
S4BIR/2BA flora Parke home $1.350/mo. OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Excellent
r *Inc yard maintenance location on south end '.of Amela Islandy
*3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek 2,600 acrnefAvey ladand Frst Coast
sqt, 'Dock gr/wosh0P, Larie lo 91058THSTHighway. wo rooms,.390sf, $700/mo
sqt. Dock, garageworkshop. Large lot includes electricity, heating/AC, watet
gourmet kitchen, many other bonus's and tai. Call (904)261-5364.
$1,950/mo. Plus utilities. BEAC
l4B/2BA Home PeeplesRd. $1100/mo + Office space f Le
utilities. Gateway'- 2 offices w/ reception
.... I D N .$1,100 me. inc. utities W NTED TO REN T From Owne r
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AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY 914 Atla ic e Historic bldg or after Have
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2BR/IBA Ocean-view 487 S. Fletcher. from $4 mo. inc. electric 25 b og Call (305)240-0479 Across the street from the beach. AIl util,
wi-l,TV.& phone. Corporate Suite 1,000 SF lr
*3BR/3BA townhome in Sandpiper Loop in 4 offices w/receptign $1850/wk plus taxes&cleaning fee i ncl. all utilities
*1801 S.letcher2BR/ l BA furnished Beach One Woman Office 110 SF One Woman office+: -i11 SF+ :::
Cottage.monthly rental greatfor extended all utilities, high speed mternet vacatioris, winter rental,or longer. Public 2004 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER
beach access close, call office to inspect Retail Store 2,000 Sq. Ft. 4 Sale for sale Four -door auomatc ra 8th St & ade hitch, tinted windows. 1 32,070 m.les
now vacant Kept clean by a non smoker asking.
ieta il bid9. 4 Sale 8th St. $3,700 Great Car for a teeunde COMMERCIAL driver for Christmasi (904)432-8980
.. COMMERCIAL ~~~2,400 SF only 225K w/owner finance. ______________*5 Point Plaza, 1,200 sq ft., $13 sq ft. + $350 2003 COOPER S 6 spd, latheC
cam & tax Sadler Rd & 14th sunroof, A/C, PW/PDL, runs great
ve Points village, 1,200 sq.ft.AIA/S 8th' S. up to 35,000 SF available S l ver/ gray, black top $6,000/OPOexposure Great for retail, services, or low lease rates Soffice$1200/mo.+ sales tax. a
-850688 US HWY 17, 1,210 sqft. building 18 acre estate or developer parcel with 3.8 acres offended property formerly a $135K Nursery with some outbuilding and a green Warehouse 4 Lease N atl
house still opope .. sc c b 2,000 SF w/3 offices .
-Two ~ ~ ~ ~ 1,p 80sfOfie/ludesacs cn'b
joined for one. 1,600 sq ft space,AIA next $1,500 mo. includes w &s to Peacock Electric $121sq ft + CAM&Tax NEED SOMETHING ELSE? I
*Amelia Park UnIC'B small office (2 WeE pSETNE S rooms) with bath. 576 sq. ft. $1050/moi + represent tenants tool
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