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What's in a name?

Friends offer library rights for $500,000
News Leader .
4.,dr" This is the first l've heard about it. They never asked
For sale: Naming rights to the me or anyone in the city that f'm aware of
SFernandina Beach public lbrary,:: :. i
Offered by: Friends of -the Fernandina Beach Public Ubrary.
Authorized by- ? "Who was supposedto?" said FOL "We're giving the city $400,000 to
Friends of the Fernandiha Beach President Bill Flynn in a phone inter- make a nice library and this whole Library (FOL) will sell a deep-pocket view Wednesday afternoon. effort is in the public interest," said donor the right to name Nassau City officials? The city owns the Flynn.
County's public library located in the building and the land. "Why would they?"
city's' historic district as part of a "Th at's off the wall'," said Flynn. '"Sellingnaming rights is a typical fundraising effort for the upcoming Countyofficials?Thecountyoper- fundraising practice, and we told $1.46 million renovation and expan- ates a public library on the property: everyone what wewere doing," said sion of the facility. under alease agreementwith the city. Flynn.
No one has purchased the name 'IThat's off the wall," said Flynn. "This is the first Yveheard about it,"
yet, but according to the. OL's web Who set the price? said Fernandina Beach Mayor Sarahi:
site, the nonprofit group has sold "I. did," said Flynn. Pelican. qTheynever asked me or any:
$355,000 in naming rights for other ByyourselP one in the citythat m awareof.
big-ticket items, including the corn- "With my board," said Flynn. Does it concern you? munity meeting room ($120,000)chil How did you come up with the pric- "Yes, said Pelican. dren's corner ($75,000), foyer an in ig ? Do you think naming rights are 4
vestibule browsing area ($50,000), "We satat a tableiahd talked, and public asset adult collection area ($50,00(0); the, we also talked to fundr~ising experts," "I think so," said Pelican, and she ,-.. ~ periodical reading room ($25,000) and said Flynn.' plans to bring the issue up for iscusthe reading room with furiiishings Didnygovernmentofficialorgov- sion at Tuesdays city commission ($35,000, seven times at $5t00each). ernment employee contribute to the Who authorized the sate? conversation? NAME Contitnued on3A

Yulee paride honors man

who loveshis common

S When he learned he'd been named Grand Marshal of the Yulee Holiday Parade, Fred Panke at filst thought someone was playing joke chil him. Once he realized it was true, he got'a little emotibnal "I've always enjoyed being in the background," he said.
In nominating he grk4thi b I O d l
laic ltlerote"red,, or-Papa as I
-". exemplified a great sense-of community to his children, grandchildren and now great-grandchildren. He goes
*above and beyondto help others in aiy way he can. IHe/ is a man that takes much pride inhis community and tuly enjoysbeing a part of and serving it."
Born in Amelia City in 1945, theson of *Canrl and Pauline Panke graduated from Fernandina BeachHigh School in 1964 and married his high school sweetheart, Sarah Murray, shortly after. He spent 37 years with the railroad.
"I went to work initially ,for the Atlantic Coastline, which later becme CSX. I Worked there from 1967 to 20-00 when I retired in sales and marketing." : Although his job took them to Jacksonville to live for iEATHERA.PERRY/N.S-LEADER
: 'Fred Pankie will be Grand Marshal of the Yulle PARADE Continued on 4A Holiday Parade on Saturday.


Nassau County
:'Fire-Rescue reported responding to
three fires including this one about
3:30 p.m. Saturday
on Chester Road.
Units from Stations
70, 30 and 20
responded. One.
minor injury toa ',
responder was
"reported. A second fire occurred
Sunday about 9
p.m. off Dwight .
Drive in
Nassauville. Engine
70 arrived to find
smoke coming from
a single-wide trailer. The fire was
contained to the
room of origin with
smoke damage
throughout. Both
PHOTos BY ED HARDEE/ORTHEN FA fires are under The v&ies wer4.all in their Christmas finery Saturday for the 14th investigation by the Annual Parade of Paws downtown hosted~ by the Nassau Humane State Fire Marshal.
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2A FRIDAY. DECEMBER 13.2013 EWS News-Leader

Suzanne Stewart Please make a gift to Big Bend Hospice, Peninsula Shrine Club. H as past president of MN, brother, Windle G. & Brenda Brooks
Su fAn Sewa r Tallahassee, Florida, or to the Veterans' organi- Langley-Monroe Chapte National Sojourners Pembroke Pines, FL, 2 Sons, Jason Barrow
WyckoffAlexander zation ofyourchoice in Billy's name. and past Commander, He of76.Hewas a past Gonzales, LA and Todd and Tammy Barrow
March 13, 1922-December 8, 2013 president and director of uoson Ruritan Club, French Settlement, LA, daughter Robin R. &
"Suzy" Alexander, 91, of Lakewood Ranch, FL JeffreyCon d member of Poquoson st #273, American Chris Diez, Gonzales, LA, stepdaughter, Tari &
and formerly of Atlanta, GA passed away Sunday, Legion, and Disabled erican Veterans. He Bobby Allen, Gonzales, LA. Grandchildren,
December 8, 2013. She was born in Atlanta, GA Mr. Jeffrey Conrad "Jeff' Haas, age 57, of was an active member the MacAdoo Tpping Shantel & Patrick, Justin, Courtney, Zachary & to David Williamson and Susie Kimmel Hunter Fernandina Beach, passed away on Friday. Faith & Fellowship C fTabernacleUMC.He Cameron. Step grandchildren, Myranda & Tagan Stewart evening, December 6, 2013 at his home. was an activevolunteer Langley AFB Hospital [akin & Gilbert and Christopher & Megan and'
She is survived by her three loving children, Born in Miami, FL, he was the middle of five since 2000. Alyssa. Great-grandchildren, Caley and Ryder,
John Stewart Wyckoffof Pensacola, FL, Kimmel sons born to Carl Joseph Haas Sr. and the late Frank fought for hi ountry, served God and and step great-grandchildren, Aubry, Gavin and, Wyckoff Lester of Lakewood Ranch, FL, David Anita Elaine Harrell Haas. Being raised in Miami, his community, lov his family, and treated Luke. Also numerous nieces and nephews, friend
Robson Wyckoff of Gainesville, FL, he was a graduate of Christopher Columbus everyone with kindn compassion and respect and extended family.
GA, her son-in-law, Timothy Catholic High School, Class of 1974. In theearly Frank is preced n death by his parents, Special thanks to her niece, Bonnie Brooks
Lester and daughter-in- law, Paula 1980s, he opened and operated a waterbed store, Warren and Grace J kson; brothers, Warren, Tharp, for her caregiving, loveand support.
Wyckoff "The Waterloft Waterbed Store" Richard,'and David, d sister, Juanita Skipper. The family would also like to thank the entire
She is also survived by her in Mandeville, LA. In the late He is survived by s loving wife of 57 years, staff of St Joseph's Hospice.
brother, Hunter W Stewart of 1980s, Jeff returned to Miami Mary Cameron Jac ; daughters Dr. Donna Service is to be held atSt John the Evangelist
Carmel, CA, and her four nieces, and began a long career in the Poland and Lyn Ec son, Frank M. Jackson, Jr. church, Prairieville, La., todayFriday, December
Carol Cooper, Victoria Mullins, Home Improvement industry, (Michelle); sisters, Courson and Ruth Couch 13,2013. Visitation will be from 9:30am to 11:30
Janet Blincoe and Pamela Dutra. doing Plaster and Stucco work In (John); grandchi en, 1atlin and Matthew am, with services to follow.
She spent many happy summers as a child in the summer of 1992, while vaca- Poland, Savannah ( Maren Eck, triplets n lieu of'flowers, please make donations to
Tallulah Falls, GA. She enjoyed her Georgia tioning in Deep Creek, NC, he Franklin III, Mika Chloe Jackson; arid Dreams ComeTrue or Mary Bird Cancer Center
friends in Indian Hills, Reynolds Plantation and met Karen McIntyre of Fernandina Beach. Jeff his loving dog, Aja 1. in her honor.
also friends in Amelia Island, FL and Karen married in September of 1993 and A funeral ser conducted Tuesday, Please offer your condolences to the family at
She graduated from Girls High in Atlanta, GA returned to Fernandina Beach. In 1999, their' December 3, 2 3 aTabernacle United
and then attended the Barbizon School for son, Zachary was born and in 2002, their daugh Methodist Churc thl uriaf immediately fol- "Oarso FuneralHome
Modeling in NYC. Additionally, she was a real ter, Allyson was born. Jeff continued to work in lowinginAlbertG o Jr MemorialVeteran's Gonzales.La
estate agent in the Atlanta area for many years. Home Improvement in the Fernandina Beach Cemetery in Suff V with full military honShe was married .to the late John Jacob and Yulee area, becoming a sought after employ- ors. Masonic Rit wer given Monday evening Christopher WilliamMolumby
Wyckoff of Princeton, NJ ee by many citizens of Nassau County. Raising his at Claytor Rollins uneat Home with the family Chstop
She was also married to Thomas Palmer children and spending time with his family receiving friends erard. Mr. Christopher William Molumby, age 27, forA'xander of Marietta, GA became his passion. A man that knew something Online condo es aybe made ww ay- merly of Fernandina Beach presently of Palni
Interment will take place in Westview about everything, he was often referred to by Coast, FL, passed away oi Thursday morning
Cemetery, 1680 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA his family as the "Walking Encyclopedia". He Ro. llins Funeral Hoe December 12, 2013 at Shands of Jacksonville as
30310. A private graveside service will be enjoyed cooking, camping, fishing and lobstering Poquioson, Va. a result of an automobile accident on Tuesday
announced at a later date. with family in the waters around Islamorada. afternoon in St Johns Count, FL
In lieu of flowers please make memorial con- In addition to his mother, he is preceded in l Born in Minneapolis, MN, he was the son of
tributions in Suzanne Alexander's name to the death by a brother, Carl Joseph "Joe" Haas, Jr., Ve .iza th Jordan Stephen John Molumby 'a Jill Eileen Quick
American Heart Association or to the Wounded who passed away in 2007. Veta Elizab h Jordan, 78, of Spartanburg, Molumby. Chris and his family'
Warrior Project. Jeff leaves behind, his former wife, Karen SC, died Tu ay, December 10, 2013, at lived in Fernandina Beach froni
Sigp the guestbook at www.palmsrobartsfu- Haas, Fernandina Beach, FL, children, Jennifer Spartanburg Agional Medical Center. Born 1997 until -relocating to- Palm ..McIntyre, Jacksonville, FL, Tucker McIntyre, November 11, 5, shewas a native of Greenville Coast in 2006.'While living in'
Pahns-Robarts FUneral Home Santa Cruz, CA, Christopher Paul Haas, Virginia County and rea ed i Travelers Rest by her mater- Fernandina Beach, he attended
Sarasota Beach, VA, Rainie McIntyre, Jacksonville Beach, nal grandpar Shewas thd daughter of the late Frnandina Beach High School!
FL, Zachary Conrad Haas, Fernandina Beach, Willie EdWar nd Alma Jessie Lee Jordan. He later graduated from Orange
FLAllysonElaine Haas, Fernandina Beach, FL A loving si er, who loved the Lord and was Park Military School and was
his father, Carl Joseph Haas Sr., Miami, FL three devoted to the harles Lea Center, Veta was asso- currently attending Daytona State College. Chris Wilton Spencer "Captain Billy" Gray, Jr. passed brothers, Stephen Michael "Steve" Haas, Miami, ciated'withth Center since 1988. She loved her was a Vetein ofthe U.S. Army recently retrn away dn December 9,2013, in Tallahassee. Billy FL, Timothy Paul "Tim" Haas, Deltona, FL, David work with th ople at the Center and also par- ing from deployment.inIraq. was born in San Francisco on Father's Day in Patrick Haas,'Merritt Island, FL, and three ticipated ijnv ious programs. She also-loved her He has heldmany titles in his life; Son, Father, 1945, and grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island, nephews. grandparent, William Arthur and Ellen Lee. Brother, Cousin,Friend, Nephew, Grandson and
When his parents Wiltdn Gray, Areceptionand time of receivingfriends will William Art ur Lee wrote the fifth verse of Brother in Law are a feW; but Hero stands ou
Sr.and Anna Doris BrennanGray be held on Thursday, December 19,2013 from Amazing Gce. above all others.
Setr. e 19,k 2013 fromy "Amazing G:"-0 ce". 'above al others.
returned back east Billy learned 6:30-8:00 pm inthe GabrielRoom of St Michael Sinvivor includeher sister, Peggy Jordan Chris was aVeteifa of the Iraqi War and a rol to race sailboats in Narragansett Catholic Church Parish Hall, corner of Calhoun Gray of the me; brother, David E. Jordan of the model to others around him. His decision to Bay, where his lifelong love of and North 4th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL home and rmerly of Fernandina Beach, FL; donaitehisorgamisvalid~ated thistitleof "Hero". We
~ sailing was kindled. Billy gradu- Please share his life itory, photo gallery and niecesJe Grayof the home and~thiaGray hopethathis organs wilsaveanotherlifebecause
Sted from Warwick Pilgrim High leave your words of comfort and memoriesat Goshell dy) of Inman; and four additional that-is what he would want. A hero is selfless
School in 1963; he wasjustathis nieces andephews, '' and does not ask'for recognition. In his fina
50th high school reunion in October of this year. Oxley-HeardFuneralDirectors :Sefvices were held in Boiling Springs, South moments, Chris leaves without words buthidt
Billy attended Brown Uniyersity majoringin Carolina. actions are sumaried by one phrase, "S
economics; whileat Birown, he to6ka year off to Frflkin MOnO]C"S In lieu 6f flowers, memorials may be made to Others May Live".
live in Paris, then spetto years in the United the CharlesLeaCenter Foundation, 195 Burdette He leaves behind, his parents, Steve and Jill
States Army, based in Germany.fter graduating Fianklin Monroe Jackson, 80, born on Dec. 9, Street,Srtanburg, SC 29307 Molumby of Palm Coast, FL, his daughter,
from Brown, Bilyworiked for the VA in San 1432, departed his earthlyhome on Wednesday, An oArllne guest register is available at McKenzieAvery Lynn Molumby of Palm Coast
Franisc6bdbr, reinin toThailand Wheret Nvrie 7 Ai
Frncisco before rtiringto Thailand where he Nbvember 27, 2013 and went to' his spiritual and Yulee,' FL, the mother of his daughter,
lived for te yearsio his'first boat, Whistler. -home, not made with hands, eternal in the heav- F.loyds Boiling Springs Chapel Laura Ashley Landrumn, Yulee, FL, brothers; After years of sailing andtravelingthrough south- ens. L' .. ,. Sparranburg S C MatthewJ. Molumby (Casey),Tampa, FL, Ryad
east Asia, the Ini ocean and South Africa, 'A native of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Frank -Phillip Molumby(Megan), currently stationed at
Billy landed in St. Maarten in the Caribbean was a resident of Poquoson/Yorktown, Vafor the Sandra BrookS F Stewart, GA, paternal grandmother, Mar
where he worked r Irod Maine ast rn "4-m """"' "" T' if M'hiinb MiimbntiapolikVIN,"ndtht
Chandlers, and made grea nens e e o Fiakerned his Eagle Scout L a rand fafbh r; William Lee Quick, Minheap6ls,
other yachties the Lagoon. rank at the age o 14 and contin- Born on Match 16th, 1945, a'native of M NB maternal grandmother, Patty Kay Quick
In 2007, heme eaina Beach Attorney uedthroughoiit his life to sup Fernandina Beach, Fla., and a longtime resident and her husband, Harry Mott, Palm Coast, FL
TeriSopp on idgriptdg llafor aJiinmy port scoutig. Aftergraduating a of Gonzales, LA, passed away in her home and many extended loving family members and
Buitfett concert. 'he disc'giotoon 'the CD of his high school Valedictorian Monday December 9th, 2013 surrounded by friends.
that concert features a photo of' Billy and his (1950), Frank attended the loved ones after a courageous battle with breast Funeralservices will be at 3:00 pm on Sunday
crwdsgn battleng Anguilla foe ...D: ... : ..SUniversity of Florida on a foot- cancer. D ece ber15,2013 atSpringhillBaptist Church
the concert. Captainilly eventually sailed' into ball/track scholarship, graduat- She was a retired bakery manager from on Nassaitville Road, Ferinandina Beach, Fla.,
Fernarndina aboard his534oot ketch, Sumbish, ing in 1954 with a BAin elemen- Leblanc's Payless. As an active-member of St- with Reverend Greg Peters of Parkview Baptistand livedherewit Te ntil joining her in tary education. He was then commissioned in 'John' Church, she worked s a Curc f Palm Coast, officiating.
Tallahassee this past September. Ithe JS Air Force, attended flight school where he spohsor with their RCIA pro~ra Full military hon ors will be accorded by'the
Billy has a wonderful and, loving family in met his wife, and served 22"yearb as a pilot Frank and served proudly on the board, US my Ceremonial Honors Detail.
Rhode slad: sstrsusn Salisbury (ee), was a Staff Officer at Barksdale AFB, IA, Chief of directly with the Dre -isfamilywill receivefriends on Sunday, at the
Deborah Kelo and Dottie Santagata; brother of Operations at Goose Bay AFB, Labrador, Conie Trtrganization andvol- churh, from 2:00 pm until the hour of service.
Steven Gray (Maureen) and manytalented nieces Canada, and served in Vietnam, receiving numer- unteered' her time at Mary Bird Please share his life story at www.oxley and nephews. His brother Robert lives in ous medals and commendations throughout his Pe'n Cancer Center. ladcom.
Seminole, Florida. He was predeceased by his par-i military career. After retirement he taught fourth. Preceded i death by her Oxley- HeardFunera Drector
ents'and by his sister JudithGray Emrick.. grade at Poquoson Elementary Schoolor 21 father, Windle GroveBrooks Jr.,oter, Helen Captain Bill will be fondly remembered by years., Adams Brooks Love, stepfather ,henry C. Lve ,1A
'" Adms Bo~ksLov~e::s :CI : : DEATH
friends all over the globe, but mostespecially by He was a past Master of Poquoson Lodge #49, son in' law, Donnie Reynolds, and stepson, Greg EATH T CEIL 'his significant other, Teri Sopp. past District Deputy Grand Master of Masonic Leader. '
Gather at Slip A-8 at he Amelia Island Yacht District 14-A, and life member ofWarwick Lodge ,She is survived by her loving husband, David Elvira H. Schmidt, 89, Amelia Island, died Basin on Saturdayj !4from4-6 p.m. f6r a sun- #336. Frank was memberr of Newport News Leader, 3 sisters, LindaAllen, Gonzales, AMary on Monday, Dec. 9,2013. set rum toast celebrating Billy. "' '" Scottish Rite, Il ediye Shrine Center and Ross, St Paul, MN, Laura Hauck, Little Canada EernityFuneralHortes& Crematons-Nassau

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I -." -' -' -~ 'i-.WEEKLY UPDATE'''' '. ""'1

USEFri s from 9 a.m.-3 p m. There will "' fortunate If you have any Emmons at 54 867 for infor- for information.
be drawings for two pairs of questions call Kenny Walters C matioi Amelia Baptist Chur"ch is
Get your New Year's reso- Club Seat Jaguar tickets for at (904) 7591027. Gary Belson Associates located at 961167 Buccaneer
lutions in order. Ifyou're not a the game on Dec. 22. For Inc. will hold a concealed di V. Trail, at the roundabout
member of the Just Friends information or to make aneweapon license course at 415 The i1loiida-Georgia Blood where Buccaneer Trailmeets
Club and are single amid over ,: appointment to donate, visit RAIN Humane Society p.m. Dec. 18. A basic with Alliance Mobile Unit-wiltlbe at South Fletcher Aveiue. the age of 55 and ifyowat d nepdsvolunteers to work at defensive tactics course will Amelia Baptist Church bri
to meetthat speiajcmpa the organization's thrift store, be held at 7;45 n.m. Dec 14, 'Dec. 18 from1-4 p~m. onCTe S
ion, call 321-1116 to-receive .: AA Ul located in the Harris Teetery 15 and 28. For details contact Although an appointment is Are you a young adult (18
*your invitation to the Jn 6 Yulee Boy Scout Troop 152 Shopping Center on Amelia Belson at 491-8358,'(904) 476- not necessary, donors may years or younger) who would', dinner party. It's free to-regis- will hold a canned food drive Island., 2037 or gbelon@bellsouth, call 888-998-2243 to schedule like to volunteer your time to ter, MUst call before1ec. 15 on Dec. 14 in conjunction with The thrift store is open net Visit ww.TheBlson time support animal welfare? Are
tobe admitted. 'rhe Yulee Holiday Festival ad' Tuesday-Satuiday from 9 am.- Groupom. Donors mast be 17 or yointerestedin getting ani" Parade, There will be collec- '4p.m. and functions entirely TO- ' ' older, oil6 with parental con- mals adopted into their forevtion boxes placed' at several ". with volunteers. Three hour j ...:... .. 'ssent, ard weigh at least 110 erihmes? If so, you are invitThe Fernandida Pirs locations along the parade-' Aaweekwould'be a great help Tobacco Free Nassau pounds to donate to The ed to attend a teen volunteer
Club will'host blood drive on route and at the festival All to the animals. Call 556-1176 Partnership ivill meet Dec. 17 Blood Alliance. A basic done- .meet andgreet hosted by the Dec. 14 at the Loop on Sadler food'will be given to local for moreinformation or to at 4.p.m. inthe Fernandina tion appointment of one pint 6f Nassau Humane Society on Road,Fernandima Beach, charities to help feed the less, sign u Beach Police Department's whole blood includes a ml- Dekz. 19 at 5 li.m. at the
'. u ." -community room, 1525 Lime ical history evaluation, blood )"Nassau Humane Society Dog
"511Ash Street FernandinaBeach.FL O 034 St All are welcome to join in screening and mini-physical" Park. Join them to learn more,
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NE"SWebsite foreimail addresses ference and ultimately save blood draw itself and a short many ways you can help the
WVAU EU1 ."olives. Contact Jennifer resting period. See www.igive- animals in your community.
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NOTICE TOADVE IERS The News-Leader assumes no financial responsibility for typographical errors in advertis- The Fernandina Beach Jaycees continued their
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SUBSCRIPTION RATES County meets the third
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Mail out of Nassau County. . ............$69.99 CNI 25 newlycreated post of Nassau County Administrator, December meeting will be
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Monday, 5 p.m. Monday, 5 p.m. laslfled Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m." Wedheeday, 5:00 p.m. At least 200 people were waiting to receive flu public and everyone who has
Letters to the editor: People and Places: Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m. Tuesday, 5 p.m. shots in Nassau County due tofan early season an interest is invited to attend.
Monday, 12p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Legal Notices:.Frday, noon N/A shortage caused by an outbreak of the "Fujian" For information call Debra
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FRIDAY. DECEMBER 13. 2013 NEWS News-Leader 3A

11h Continued from tA County Commission Chair whohasbeenleadingtheeffort meeting. "I think this needs to Danny Leeper said in a series to renovate the library since be resolved beforemovingfor- of emails earlier this week that 2006.
ward." he does not recall discussing The FOL does not wait to
The mayor is also con- naming rights with the FOL, jeopardize the construction
cerned that the rules for non- and thaf he plans to bring the start date, which the city manprofit organizations are not matter up at the Dec. 18 coun- ager said could be set for being equally applied, saying ty board meeting. Febriuary- .r March. Gerrity Use cash, use credit or sell *** that the Nassau Humane "I wouldn't think they could was expected to sign the consome bonds. Society has been held to a high- name the branch without coun- tractwith Marand Builders on
Those are three ways the 'We already have the money in er standard over the construc-. ty approval since it is the Thursday, which opens the
county can pay for the planned the bank and in my business I tion of its newanimalshelter on Nassau County library," said door for the next steps, such
$10 million sheriffs adminis- city-owned property than the Leeper inan email on Tuesday. as permitting.
ration building. don'tfinance anything. FOLhas been over the library County Attorney David The FOL intends to spend
The money is in the bank.PATEW project Hallman said in a phone inter- funds on furnishing the library
But now county commission SSAU UTTCM MSW = "We've asked the Nassau view Wednesday morning that and other amenities beyond its
Chair Danny Leeper is pushing Assau co co ssIONER Humane Society to jump he was never asked about sell- $400,000 commitment for the
to keep the cash right where it ---- through all kinds of hoops, ask- ifig naming rights by Friends of renovation. Its fundraising
is and take on debt to pay for the OWens said timing is impor- for more than a decade, that tim- ing them for bank statements the Library or the county com- appeal suggests the cost of the new building. tant since rates are expected to ing doesn't seem like much of a and proof about how they mission. new library is $2A4 million,
"I know we have $10 million go up. difference, raised the money, while'the "This is the first I've heard almost a million above the
set aside but it's in our advan- "Howfar they go up is debat- Still, the bond sale requires Friends are operating without a about it," said Hallman. amount agreed .to for contageto take advantage of low abler" said Owens. 'The timing more paperwork and due dill- rudder, and who knows where County ManagerTed Selby $truction by the city and couninterest rates," said Leeper. "If is good now." genceforthecountyto convince they're going, what they're said, "I was.never formally, ty. Presumably the naming.
fhis isgoingto be a 25- fo 30-year He estimates that the county investors that it is credit wor- doing or how much money :asked, and I did not authorize rights, would contribute the projectwhy not pay over time?" would need to borrow $11.2 mil- thy. they have in. cash," said'. Friends of the Library to sell additional amount.
Commissioner Pat Edwards -lion if it pursues a bond, includ- But the countyhas an excel- Pelican. naming rights," said Selby. But allowing the FOL to'
disagrees with that approach. ing $10 million for the project lent double A rating, so that "I thought they had worked "This issue has never come command the naming rights is
"We already have the money and $1.2million in costs. could bean easy sale. things out with the countybut before the county commis- unprecedentedandswrong, said
in the bank, and in my business Leeper said financing the Owens'said there are more now it seems like we need to sion."- former city commissioner Ron
I don't finance anything," said construction coit will help bol- costs associated with bonds than get to the bottom of this." County Commissioner Sapp, who served on the board Edwards, who' owns RPM ster the county bank account, bank loansbut overall the cost City Manager Joe Gerrity Steve Kelley agreed. "No, it for 24 years.
Lumber in Yulee, after the meet- and he pointed to a bond rating is lower. said he never discussed the hasn't," said Kelley, in a phone. "First, since it a city building. -firm's assessment of Nassau "But binks have lower sale of naming rights with FOL call Wednelday morning. ing, the Friends of the Library
Commissioner Steve Kelley )County's finances for support. upfront c9' "said O ens but he doesn't believe it's an Kelley has repeatedlyvoted has no authority to sell anysaid he has not aade up his "I'm looking at the-Fitch rat- He pe ted the iiiforma- impoitant issue. 'no on the library renovation thing," Sapp said. 'hTe commind on whether taking on debt '.ing and their concern about tion in gebooklet, which "Quite frankly, I do-not because he doesn't believe all of mission could name the buildis the best approach to financing using up our reserves," said included a e -by-sidecompar- know much about it and it the details have been properly ing, e.g. the Peck Center, but construction of the sheriff's Leeper. "I certainlydon'twant to ison of bd versus a bank doesn't concern me," said worked out selling the naming rights oud
administration building. bankrupt:the county." loan. There' o was informa- Gerrity. "Let's stop, take a breather, be highly, highly unusual. The
"I'm very concerned about Commissioner Walter "Jr." tion about 'tent market con- While thecitydoesnot have take the emotion out of it and commission could designate to orrowing money, but Im open. Boatfiglt pointed out that the ditionsand a Ikat tiecounty's an agreement with FOL over get the deails on this thing Friends of the Librry naming to all possibilities," said Kelley in county hasn't borrowed. any $59 million iU ding debt naming rights, city officials did right,"' said Kelley. authority, but there has been an interview after the board money since hejoined the board There alsiwas apage with pass a resolution Nov. 18 to But there have been years no precedent rega ding selling meeting. and if thecountyhasany money four graphs ted tax-exempt offiially &cept the FOL's .ofdiscussi6n, delaysandargu- those rights. I can't imagine
Vice Chair Barry Holloway, troubles the blame goes to pre- market dynamics whose tight $40)000 coitribition for the ments overthe library project that auctioning off the public, yho isrecently back from vac,- vious boards, including onethat graphics and tny type made it library construction. The county and'thecity finally library's name to the highest tion, paid he also needed more included County Clerk John difficult to reid, if not unilder- The resolution acknowl-- reached a'decision this week, bidder would be politically or time to study the numbers. Crawford. s tand.. edges that the nonprofit group signingan interlocal agreement ethically OK, but that's just me.
"I don't have a comment one He previously served as a, If you und4stand this thank raised the money: by selling to spend $600,000 each on the What's next, $200,000 for your Wayotthe other" said olloway commissioner, and both you, you are d better than I "certain naming rights," but it renovation, name on Centre Street, or the
fhter the meeting"m stildoing B0tright and Leeper have pub- am," said Owes. does not authorize them. .Their contact specifically waterfront or Main Beach? The
my research." ...- licly criticized his spending. That's not rue but the "This seeifis like an issue statesthatthe riendsofthe whole idea is impractical,
Commissioners have abouta "We've never borrowed a chartsand grapsardifficultto between thcoty ad the Library i notprofthe agree' ridiculous and offensive.
tolwAnit, dime. sic Friends4af iriy, ad.rin..".: : :,md'ire(-)Qinewsk. .derom.
week to complete their home- dimesince2008," said Boatright follow. Andifth is good news Friends of the library," said mept
work. The board is expected to We've had to refinance old in them, con der that the nake a decision on how to pay debt" report's last pag is a disclaimer
for the new building at its Dec. The county is currently serv- that the informa ion and analy18 meeting.,' icing $59 million in deb-prinici- sis"refle t prevaingconditions"
SUntil then, commissioners' pal and another $20 millionin :and "are sbject o change." can mull over the financing interest payments. "The total is But there is e ap roach options presented by longtime $79 million," said Owens. "But that is easyto undstand. Cash. county financial advisor Mitch yoti're moving ifthe right direic- Out of all the optionscash Owens of RBC Capital Markets. tion. '. would cost taxpayers the least J
He spoke to the board Monday ..County Attorney David amount of money.. night, comparing types of debt, Hallman pointed out that $59 "If ou've go the money to including bank loans and bond million is not a lot of debt for a .pay for it, that's cheapest," said sales. Both have their prosaid county this size. "But it sounds Owens.
cons, but low interest rates have like a lot," said Hallman. Still, there are belefitsto Owens pushing for financing. As for which approach to" keeping the money in thebank.
'I think the timing is right take, bond or bank loan, Owens. The bond rating agencies haveZ for financing, whether that's a said underwriting bonds takes noted the county's-low cash flow, bank loan or a bond issue," said longer than a bank loan to' includingthe mohey it holds in Owens.' secure, at 90 to 120 daysversus reserves. "It's inot uncommon 5 :0
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Yuleeparade and fesava

on Saturday, featuring a water wnmdran, apphaaa by"
Santa. arts and craft, live ic bonc oisai wi

PARADE system soqIhad totake 300-foot ) : ;ii!" "':- : -:: "
Conirs nuedfrom a field to keep the grass from
The pard starts at fi) a~m. and the festalwRff w

about fhe years, they missed dying. PThat usually took from
home a lot so the couple moved about 6-9 p.m. Line- begiat night butp ait

to Yulee in 1974. was a labor of love," said Panke,
Yulee's growth is both good "Fred's field also helped Pop
"The Wonders of Chntiast"

Eg aasystem SOI had to take 300 foot

"n growing, you have more unity bywatergiving the youngerotball
Coamenities anud things to do and boys of Yulee p th e g rass from MARY G EW D
shopping, but five yarou los, they missed dying. Th at usuakills tookhey need-. Steel poles support the'traffic signals at Sadler Road.from
thoe small town 'I know them, ed With the growth Yulee and South Eihth Street, but lights dangle from outdat- it
to Yulee in 1974. was a laboroof love," saidaPanke.

they need help' situations. andl the addition of Yulee High .i 'e tig i hi n utabokeata alrad
YlEverybody knew everyis both goody in School, the "Fred's field has since been South 14th Seet. Citing safety concerns, the countyPop
thand bad, notes Panke. Wa." torner as it began in the rocm for- plans to upgrade it in the spring at a costof
"IPanke has been activein hismore moreunity by-giving the younger505,000.

ndawycommunity ofloigohfrom the etfirst, e now Yulee Elementary," wrote Ltl.Oc h i.wsarai,: r fisai n
amenities and things to do and boys of Yulee a placeto learn MARY MAGUIRE/NEWSLAER

shopping, but you lose some of the valuable skilled s they need Steel poles support the traffic signals at Sadler Road
comth e small town 'I know them, ed. Withfo the growYuleethf Yittle and South Eighth Street, but lights dangle from outdat
they need help' situations. and the addition of Yule High ed strings at this one just a block east at Sadler and

his tirEverybody knew everybody in Schooleague, theory ield has snizince been South 14th Street. Citing safety concerns, the county
the early'70s." torn down to make room for plans to upgrade it in the spring at a cosof
PaJuniorke has been active in what is ing looked classrooms and ih any- s $505,000.
community from the first, now Yulee Elementaryee4ed tote
always s looking todentsor' play. This oen meant the Little.spping

coaci~es that wanted to use a by Charlie Coleman', Sportiig~ =Shown here attheir' junior prom, high school, weet- MARY MAGUIRE .cop at every intersection?" said:;
football field had to make the. goods store in,-Jacks0onvile on" heia. Fred and Sarahi Panke will celebrate )years of News-,Leader -Page; "That's not a good solu-j"
tripneeds of othernandina. Onhis ceway home feromld wsrk. i arge n ary. tion." -ty,
PaMonke spt n table among hitless "ChPanke served ae loto Thetrafficghthovering Page said the county
community workinvolveg and meeting stuff to us and he uedto joke over the busy intersection at recently completed a$221,000
h is tireless work in the late 70s withus a use, ewei e neof ervingasamemberofthe "Theymakethe necessary South 14thorganizingStreet and Sadlerequip upgadentothenraffcsignalatent
school bearing a football field to Yulee and uniforms so each child p uey- Hi cCouncl, Panke trips tSeon Harves Road dangle and sway from a 14thandmestreets.
Junior Highto fruition, noted his grand- i Assoationsthat dhiin wo l ngside Mary Lou Jack villeto thatnbody span wire like holiday ights "Allwe had planed todo
now Ydaughter.e Elementary cash. Ifkids couipmentaffneeded the o TUket ensure that John goes whut ithey can' help on tree there was add a signal for a:
AtIn thattime end sdents.or play This often meant stopping ly athe holidays," That changes this spring, left turn lane, but we asked'
coacs mmunityh an ted ento us of of and we didn't speak about i ng Sho nudity. rote ltle. when the county plans to structural engineer to look at'
footYuleebll field had to m ake the goodn, stored Panke. n eis an active member of The Panke have two chl- upgrade the Signal with a steel i t and he said the pole was insoluwith not only afield to beproud* : "Although the fielhas ben Yulee :United Metihodist .dren, Debbie d Ronnie, one pole aind mast system. 'such bad shape that adding ofbut'alsaurrutrip to Fernandina g hisack, way homed froim weork.iesf Chrg ei an. hiswife rd n onie, onegrand- a t'i onwd."
Paconceo spent "countless t"Charlie donateda lod of. Tntienu traffic ligtn s hovering Page said the county
hours anda meeting stufftolarge scoreboard uthat theractiis and he usld tthfl joke over the busy intersectionat recently complete a $221,000

.Fred procured from Coca-Cola.. are still with thos o'enjo d.T a d" mrng nwith Second" They shtre their Yulee Offiial h bee w n bec" With county officials and the withe beufitse we wred one of arving as a member of home wim h luffy, acat who ,to upgrade trafficights around The Nassau sCounty:
scholboad o rin hs rea te fw itle ~aueYulee Hitrc Council, Panke trips, to Scond Harvest in Road dangle and sway from a 14th And ime streets.

toreq fruiedtion, noqited his grand- Associations a ah worked itlonegiside Mary Jacksonville toe ea tsagnobody spathe county, but the work is Comm sso n debated canned to do

* We didn't have asprinkler -ter ... church., .' .- .p.nseaercom expensive. The 15rice. tag for ing the project during late
daughter. cash. If a the tucker hh can help onatree. there was add a signal for a:,-.

... : ......... holidays, price includes eqtipmentand .effort'to reduce spending.,
In the end, wrote1"ttle, the ..-uniform, it wasjust "ake".n care M-ugrads to theecame apart of the esatrin e tlk about teduccommunityand students of of and we didn't speak about it Yleecommunity. wrot Little wh en the county plans to structural engineer to lookat
YuleeJunior Highended*up again," saidPanke. i cti The Panke have two chil- upgrade willthe signal with acot- itng the lights, but question

lD !UII iJCJJS County Engineer Jonathan project in the" budget. "'
i iAlthoughthe field has been ulee Unite Page saS it is money well Page saidpe thate Floridaadding

hspent.He said there still Departmet bof Transportation
ori Chrh whre'he and his a Lornie, threestring sPans andskinnyt's even one string wuire ligho6,.

of,-gi.. ,-i a 4..ipoletrfic signals oundhe within 10miles Of the oastoconcson stand block)1each-r m fo s and contiu meeting needs byvol- pedally dur- heavy," said Pge "It is sur-"1

-track~~~~: inet; oollgm dad'tIseton;got ateLiiadagea -di e~p

r s mtuchofastormtbldthgn< g mile from thelAtinticcean.
ersnaage'scoreboardthat otheractivities held at theYfield interingwith the foodCpanLtry gr t r, Lindsay in strsnd'hurrica g how e i
-Fred procured from C6ca-Cola. are stillwith those who enoed and working with Second, They shgdrei their' Yuee, Officials. have. been working. be"
Maintaining the 'field ithe benefits 4f Fred'-s hard. Harvest to bring tuckloads of home with fluffy, a cat Who to upgraderfilgtaon The Nassau 'Countyij3
required quife at effort. wok"woehsgadag-food ito be given out at he chiose the I0yerQ ao the cuty, but the ,irk is Co'Mission debated cancel- g

We didnt have a sprinkler tei. ch ypfbnewsl dercom expensive. The e tag for ing the project during, late

this project is $505,00. The mer udget talks inan
price includes eqapment and effort to reduce spedig.
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HUane Soety won't

have to pay impact fees

ANGELA DAUGHTRY es; $4,057.70 for city fire serv- Jacksonville lastsummer, anda
News-Leader ices; and $5,507.88 for public groundbreakingceremonywas
facilities, for a total of $11,587.46 held in November.
Because of the Nassau in fees based on 13,944 square The new acilitywillbelocatHumane Society's nonprofit sta- feet of space for the new facili- ed beside the shelter's current tus, it will not have to pay ty. location on Airport Road across
$10,428 in city impact fees asso- According to City Finance from the city airport It is sched- F G O
ciated with construction of a Director Patti Clifford, the city uled to open in the spring. The D..N ( i I ,
new animal shelter/adoption has committed $500,000 tothe 11,000-square-footbuildingwill .:
facility, which has been planned project and paid $225,000 house new indoor and outdoor since 2012. toward it in 2013. It will pay facilities for canines and cats,
City commissioners unani- $200,000 in fiscal year 2013-14 as well as a health lab, adoption. mously approved waiving the and $75,000thefollowing fiscal space, offices and retail shop. impact fees at their meeting year, Clifford said. The remain- Shelter officials have raised $1 Dec. .3. der will be paid for by donations million but said at the groundAccording to the resolution solicited by the Nassau Humane breaking they still need more approved by commissioners, Society, including a $200,000 money. the Nassau Humane Society matching grant it received from "We still have $500,000 to construction project complies the Chardonnay Foundation. raise to meetourtotal campaign with an impact fee withholding Acity permit application lists goal," said the shelter's policy created by the city in the construction price for the Executive Director Brandy 2009, which allows for 90 per- animal control/adoption center Carvalho. "We need to meet this cent of impact fbes to be with- at 41.2 million, according to goal so NHS can operate withheld for "certain land develop- Community Development out a mo~age, and focus on ment activities." Director Adrienne Burke. A rescuing d and dog "tast
Impact fees include construction bid was awarded year, the sIlter facilighted 500 $2,02L188 for city police servic- to Dicky Smith Co. of adoptions ogs and cats.
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Kelley Conrad, 9, left, and Melody Conrad, 11, ring bells for the Salvation Army at Publix in Yulee. The bell ringers are a common sight at stores throughout the area
Homeowners get ab during the holiday season.

for retention pond wo k
MARY MAGUIRE October. "I want ev eryone to know
News Leader Since then, representatives that the peop] who work for "
for the homeowners have been us at the co ty are highly IGT S L'
The county commission will meeting withcounty officials to skilled profess onals who are OF THE YEAR
allow homeowners in a Yulee negotiate a payment plan. also pleasant to eal with," said OF THE- YEAR
subdivision to repay a $17,804 Devine said it hasbeen a Devine.+ billto repair a broken water pipe smooth process. mmaguire@ newsleadercom.
in installments.
The board approved a stag- 'AE
gered payment plan for the Sf O
Creekside development at its ome in early & get a
meeting Monday night. A Festival of
The initial payment is $3,000 $
homewnes' ssocatin wll 10. G ift C ~ard
and the money due Jan. 1. The Lessons and Carol to use on your purchases*
homeowners' association will 8a tou ON as
then have four more payments. +.. 8am to:12 Non Friday & +
of $3,701 each, with the final Featuring'theMUMC ha e ir 12 Non Saturday
installment due April 1, 2015: E a I iI o aturay
.............. Wit string...... IN STO'RE ONLY
The president of the prop- +... ....O OL.
erty owners' association wel- Sunday, a ste apretaxchae of$30 ormore t Use $10 gift card annotbe combined with S1atch &Save ofler.
comed. the news., co "it helps us ot alot because W Vi
it gives us time'to pay over a a- .
manageable time frame, and F IA A11 AaA
that's what we needed," said "_ _________ L Q
Daryl Devine, who worked with
the Public-Works Department-tODIST CHUACH toretaWitltle.aymet pa'ii. -J~r

effort on their part" compare at $40
The 'trouble for Creekside .1/4, zipAhomeowners started inAugust gfSALEsa
when a pjipe under a retention, 39.98
pDnd broke, ;sending large P &a 9
ao unts of gushing water onto Cashmere
a nearby sidewalk and roadway sweaters
Workers repaired the water was 49.98
dmage to the county property, e Blu..tat
ahd they also fixed the homeow ner's pipetoprever further SALE SALE 20% OFF
dm.age. 50% OFF Ladies & men's fragrances
Thecounty sent the proper- Entire stock now 11.98 to.51.98
t, owners the repair bill in of Christms wa 14.99-64.99a
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City meetings still no cover,no minimum?

Musings, opinions, observa- d6cor and We started with Chorizo a la each diner can select two six- Murray's and other restau- pours at the Palace Saloon
tions, questions, and random ambience Portuguesa, grilled sausage ounce glasses of wine from rants, pubs and shops near and Sheffield's, has been
thoughts on island life, combine for with a chili pepper bite served 2012 Gavilan Chardonnay, the new theater but .bad news elected to the city commisFernandina Beach and more: a delightful from a pig-shaped pot with an 2009 Rodney Strong Cabernet for those in the island com- sion seat vacated by Arlene
I Love a Parade dining expe- open flame. The variety on and 2009 Stellina di Notte plex being abandoned. And I Filkoff, I assume the commisDepartment: Mark Deaton, rience. the menu is impressive and Chianti or pick from one of hear a new pub is already sion meetings will still be "no
Shrimp Festival Committee Brazilians the meals we witnessed being Gourmet Gourmet's wines, planned for the new theater cover, no minimum."
chairman, says the committee -Netto served and the satisfaction Steve will be on hand to pour strip.
has officially made a decision. Camargo diners expressed as they and answer any questions I don't know if you watch
to hold the Shrimp Festival and Chef enjoyed them is testimony to about the wine and I under- There's another reason White House press briefings
Parade on Thursday, May 1, DAVE'S Willys the quality of the food. The stand Chef Zach Raszkin besides the terrific Cuban or not, but if you do, do you
the day before the festival WORLD Henrique, menu also features hot and (yep, Steve's son) will handle sandwiches to visit the Hola think the White House Press
kicks off instead of a week who both cold tapas, a variety of salads, kitchen duties. Seats will go Cuban Caf6, behind the Secretary Jay Carney, the
before on Saturday, April 26, a toiled at meat and seafood dinners and quickly so call Steve at 557- Palace Saloon on North poor sap whose job is to go
move that will put smiles on DavidN downtown several vegetarian selections. 1506 for reservations or call Second Street and that's to out and say something- anythe faces of downtown restau- Scott Espafia and While visiting Lisbon during Gourmet Gourmet's William take a look at the framed his- thing as long as itdeflects
rant, bar, B&B and shop own- the now my European corporate days I Mertens with questions at toric black and white photo from the actual question,
ers as well as cash in their shuttered Don Quixote's, was treated to Bolimho 261-8973. on the south wall depicting a looks like a six-year-old who
registers and reestablishes a have been joined by the Bacalhau, special Portuguese *- group of men incamouflage put on dad's suit?
close to 25-yeai-old tradition. Dominican Republic's codfish balls that Netto tells Attention locals, somebody uniforms being guarded by * *
Now we need to get the word Eduardo Medina to create a me La Mancha may soon add at the Omni Amelia Island. rifle-wielding khaki-clad sol- On Citrona Drive across out to those out-of-town visi- menu and atmosphere that to the menu and I am sure Plantation resort loves you. If diers. The captive in the front from the Fernandina Beach tors who indicated they want- has island tongues wagging will quickly become a popular you're looking for extraordi- left of the picture, which was High School there is a handed to make a four-day week- and taste buds satisfied. We item. The restaurant is open nary treatment justUecause taken around April17, 1961,' painted sign that reads "Local "end of theevent. tried the Jantares Grandes seven nights aweek from 5-10 yoti live here this is'your is Ricardo Sanchez, Hola part- Honey" but no matter how
Congratulations to Mark and (big dinners) for two called and Wednesday-Saturday for lucky week becauseAlayna ner MarisolTriana's uncle, many times I've driven that the committee for making a Caldeirada a Portuguesa, con- breakfast from 7:3011 and Oran, Amelia Island Omni who was part of the ill-fated route I've never seen her. decision that indicates they sisting of fish, octopus, clams, Sunday 7:30-noon. Stop by the Plantation's director of mar- Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba ** listen to the folks. shrimp and mussels in a clay cozy bar in front on Sunday or keting, tells me that begin- by island exiles, was captured Did somebody say "Cheap
* pot and soaking in an incredi- Tuesday evening when gui- ning today and running by his own first cousih and Beer Tuesday?" Front Street's
All you folks who have bly delicious elixir of broth taristJavier Perez entertains through Sunday the Shops of seryed three years in a Cuban downtown Salty Pelican)has been poking me with your with coconut sofrito, cayenne with a variety of just-the-right- Amelia Plantationls offering a. prison before eventually mak- initiated a seasonal promotion forks and telling me that La pepper and cilantro, served volume Spanish music and "love our locals" program ing it back to the States, on Tuesdays durintig the Mancha at 2709 Sadler, next with saffron rice on the side. Sangria is half price and when with special prices for locals where he still resides. Call island's slower, cooler season, to the Day's Inn is a wonder- For $48 it came with a small seated ask for Venezuelan- with each store offering up Hola at 321-0163. starting at 5 p.m., giving you
ful restaurant, you're crispy-crust loaf of bread and born server Keyla, a polite, bargain goodies. And if you enough time to grab a cold
absolutely right. The combi- an oil-cilantro dipping plate, charming, helpful and pretty don't want to make the trek Fast-food workers around one anda seat upstairs to nation of the food, service, all more than enough for two. young lady. Call 'em at 261- back home with your booty America protested recently watch the harbor sunset 4646. the Omni hotel io providing for an increase from $7.40 to across the street. The cheapot
S"locals" an $89 night rate $15 an hour in the minimum brews are aimed at the area's VI ft ee.. If you want some practice, anytime from to ight to next wage, saying that they can't hospitality folks, but you don't
for that upcoming Christmas Friday, the 20th, Cbntact the support a family on their cur- have to be in the business to feast, First Coast Highway's resort at 261-6161 for a reser- rent pay. Well, anybody take advantage of the Gourmet Gourmet and Wines vation and mention that you attempting to support a family Tuesday offerings, which also Dayspring Village Secret Santas by Steve (Raszkin) have area "local" and for more on as a fast-food worker has include $3 shots of Fireball,
teamed p to host a $40 per the shopping d'al go to ameli- made a boatload of bad deci- $2 chicken or fish tacos, $2 paringdinner; edsaye,. tol tharother "lcldadi hud'b h gv n h rw ee-1-
are needed for 2013 person(plus tip and tax) wine aislandplantatignblogicom. sions to get to that sorry state 16-ounce cans of Rolling Rock-I
are needed for 2013 pairing dinner Wediesdky, I'r told, that,adother "local and it shouldn't be the gov- and the crown jewel- 12Dec. 18,5-8 p.m. with a nienu special" is beilg planned for ernment's role'to force pri- ounce draughts of Please call thatwill give your taste buds February and will let you vate businesses to increase Narragansett for a buck-. Call,
a delicious workout as fol- know what it is when they tell 'salaries for these skilled 'em at 277-3811. 5 Michelle Cook 904-583-1900 lows: Amuse Bouche, one me. positions. If you don't like .
lamb lollipop, lamb osso buco your job and the wages it More fascinating facts I
or mgcoo' with whipped potatoes and ,I don't attend many movies pays, get additional training learned from Steve Rieck,
or vegetable du jour. In-addition but on the rare occasions and get another job. These executivedirector of the
or __________when I do it's just a bike ride were entry-level jobs I had as Nassau County Economic
toWhen Ih d i t t ec ri ro
to volunteer! to the theater at the corn er of a teenager living at home and- Pevelopment Board, recently
Lime and South 14th Street attending school, not while were that one in four citizens from our home, but thatwill raising a family. If the wages of Fernandina Beach earn Sdasrinvilla or soon change beginning this are increased so are the costs $100,000 ormore annually
'y g g summer once the new multi- of doing business thus caus- while 13.2 percent live below )
94-845-7501 AL #5766 plexin YuleeonA1Ami the ing price increases and lay- the poverty level in town and '
shopping area near Murray's offs. Be careful what you wish 17.2 percent do soin Nassau Needs volunteers to help Nassau County Grille opens I'm told all the, for. County. I have no idea what to
.familieswho need food, shelter. projection equipment and : * makeof thesestatistics but
Sand~basit necessities<. staffwill moiverto4i hew the- i# i Nbw thatlhlirny MI~Ve h Cal.: 904.261 .7000 for more info ater. location leavig heold, '-hilongtimeislMd lbsptaliWqo ing a .- -it .o 'rYsq i m. ....... ... facility empty good news for employee, who currently davidscot~bellsoih.ned




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NEWS Get into the Christmas spirit
Man, I love the holidays From unless you live near a would never allow the tree to be brought
Thanksgiving all the way through New Year's Christmas tree farm or own inside the house and trimmed until Dec. 15.
Day. But I love Christmas the best. one yourself, you can only Why Dec. 15? I have no clue. She never said
I'm going to.take the plunge and out myself get them during the but that's the way it was. I can remember begabout something. I really, really, really love Christmas season. What's up ging her to let us put it up sooner because
FLORIDA'S OLDEST WtEKLY NEWSPAPER sappy Hallmark Christmas specials. I'm addict- with that? If I could, I'd have some of our neighbors and friends-had theirs
ESTABLISHED IN 1854 ed. Heck, my wife and I did a Christmas spe- one in my living room year up in early December. But nope, it was Dec.
cial marathon last week and I didn't go to bed round. I love the pungent, 15. We always bought it a day or two before
The News-Leader is published with pride weekly until 3 a.m. Why do I love them? Because evergreen perfume. I love that and set it in a bucket of water on the back
for the people of Nassau County by Community they're hopeful, touching and always end on a stringing the lights and put- porch to soak and freshen up the needles but
Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe happy note. Santa Claus, usually played by a CUPOF ting on all the homemade it was not allowed in the house until mama's
that strong newspapers build strong communi- guy who bears a striking resemblance to JOE baubles, especially the ones designated day.
ties -"Newspapers get things done." Our primary
goa is to publish distinguished and profitable every other Santa on every Christmas special, my adult children made in Mama was also persnickety about how one
community-oriented newspapers. This mission is always funny, witty and touchingly human. kindergarten and first grade. placed the icicles on the tree. And no, it isn't
wil be accomplished through the teamwork of Yeah, tissue soakers. And yeah, I've soaked a Joe Palmer One's a jolly looking oyster tinsel. They're icicles, dang it. Mama was
professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, qual- few of my own while watching them. So what? shell Santa Claus. Heck, I'd obsessive-compulsive about the matter. You
ity and hard work. Santa Claus. I'm absolutely convinced that be jolly, too, if I were on an oyster shell hung them, as mama instructed us while she
the right jolly old elf is alive and present in his because I love oysters-almost as much as I did it "One ... At ... A... Time." If she caught
Foy R. MALOY JR.. PUBLISHER North Pole toy shop, except for Christmas Eve love fruitcake and eggnog. The other is a tiny you just drizzling them on the tree,you had to
MICHAEL PARNELL. EDITOR night when he's out flying around in his rein- little pinecone snow owl who's so old that his pull them off and start over. They had to be
MIKE HANKINS. ADVERTISING DIRECTOR deer powered flying limousine, landing on cotton coating has turned dinghy and grey. evenly distributed, too and not glopped togethROBERT FIEGE. PRODuCTIONDIRECTOR roofs, dropping down chimneys- and creating Not to be crude or anything but now he looks erall in one place.
BoB TIMPE. CIRCUL4ATIONDIRECTOR chimneys where none exist-t piling goodies sortalike a booger. I love our Christmas Did I mention that I love fruitcake? I'm
ANGELINE MUDD. under Christmas trees and wolfing down Chicken, a lacquered wooden rooster my snarfing a hunk now with a cup of coffee as I
BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER hunks of fruitcake, piles of sugar sprinkled wife's German grandmother brought back write this. I love all fruitcake, especially my
SIAN PERRY. ASSINTEDITOR cookies and glasses of milk on the way out. from China. One of my sons even made up a wife's. I'm also partial to those Claxton
SIAN PERRY. ASSSTANTEDio My wife and I have a tradition of watching The -short, corny Christmas story about the Fruitcakes that no one else seems to like but BETH JONES. SPORTS EDrITOR Polar Express every Christmas season. F Christmas Chicken, which I delight in repeat- me. And I love towash it down with eggnog,
-TOM WooD .DINK NESMITH always get a tingle when the doubting boy fea- ing every time I hang it on the tree. especially the Publix brand, and that spiced
CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT tured in the movie comes to believe in Santa When. my wife and I purchase and trim our with fresh ground nutmeg.
-and continues to believe even when he grows tree, I always think about my mama, who's Now if you'll excuse me, Ihave to go put up Community old. Believe. You'd better believe it. been gone four years. Mama loved Christmas more Christmas decorations outside. A'neighI Newspapers, I. am gaga over Christmas trees. The only trees and decorating them but she was a tad bor is trying to outdo me this year.
Thing I don'tlike about Christmas trees is that eccentric about some things. For instance, she treysurfjcomcasnet


iris Clubs Holiday HomeTour
aV Or Thank you to all the volunbers,
pay offfo
I the homeowners, sporisors'andlocal
businesses whose combined efforts
100o .resulted in a very successful 2013
I Amelia Island Museum of History
Florida Boys & Girls Clubs provide Holiday Home Tour. Their contriyouths with a safe place to go after school butions, along with the beautiful iand on weekends where they can learn weather onFriday ad Satuday led while having fun. to record ticket sales and attenFlorida Boys and Girls Clubs pfirtici- dance.
pants liave higher academic achievement This year's team leaders, Carle
levels and lower juvenile detention rates, Miller, Dee Stalcup, Carol AIpn according to an independent economic Atwood, Anne Kelly, Trish Do!fy, analysis from Florida TaxWatch. The report Diane O'Malley, Jennifer Harrison, demonstrates significant differences in edu- Debbie Williams, Judy Pillans, Pail ciational and juvenile justice outcomes ver- and Carol Condit, Carolyhn sus peers who do not take advantage of the Portegies-Zwart, TamflvMoore, Le clubs' programs. and Robert Hameir, Dee Torre and
And they save state taxpayers significant DebbiePrice, began working on third. sums of money. year's tour back in April They quick"The Florida Boys ahd Girls Clubs pro- ly recruited a group of about 200I vide opportunities.for at-risk youth to be others who were all dedicated to successful in the classroom and develop ensuring that a successful tour into.responsiblecitizens," said Dominic M. would enable the museum to :conCalabro, president and CEO of Florida tinue its excellent programs in-our STaxWatch' the independent, nonpartisan,. community. .
nonprofit research institute and-govern- Special thanks tothe homeowinentwatchdog. ers who shared their beauitiftil
The study compared Boys & Girls Club homes with us: George and Barbara i art ip"em ically sg iFA b 0 niflffieldyi Paul aid .pborAh
peer group. The club's studq"ts achieve& rqc At W wtkoriigaiand SEtng 4@sk e-higher median FCAT reading scores, and: James and Margie Rabon and Direw WL only 21.96 percent were referred to the juve- and Elizabeth Rice. Local.florists STEVE SACKREMINNAPOS STARTRINE
-ile justice system compared to 7.49 per- and decorators. provided the __________________________ _TAH_ _OSRRU
centof their pers. Christmas finishing touches. Thank
Taxpayer savings include reduced grade you, Dottle "B" Florist, Julia Hall Wine Purveyors: Southern Wine Moore, ,Cason Photography and A very special thank you to the tntiontsts, s participants are 14 pr-- Interiors, Artistic Florist and Gifts, & Spirits, Constellation; Ttans- -Stephan Leimberg. .News-Leader for its superb coverntmore likelyto bepromoted tha their island Flower and Garden and atlantic & Republici National Arts & Crafts: Andrea Laserre, age of the event,'Aaron Bean for
rs,and juvenile.justice cost avoidances, Amelia's Treasure. tDistributing Company I sland Flower and Garden, Hand emceeing and auctioneering the
'referralsfor non-participantsaretwo Special thanks alsoto Brett Lodging& Resorts:AmeliaHotel Crocheted Afghan (Liz Robinson) Silent Auction and to the Omni
tmes higher than for participants. Grade Carter and Ken Prescott, who col- at the Beach, Elizabeth Pointe and Milton Shirley (painting). Amelia Islapd Plantation fora stellar i ktition costs taxpayers $9,000 per stu- laborated to provide a sold-outand Lodge, Greyfield Inn, Hampton Inn Jewelry: Robison's JeWelry, and job in hosting the 22nd annual"The entajvenilejustice processing costs memorable "Breakfast with Brett"' anrid Suites- Harborfront, Hampton" Nassau Diamond. Taste ofAmelia Island."
pproximately'$5,000 per youth and incar-: each morning ofthetour. Bretthost- Inn -'Sadler, Omni Amelia Island Wine&-Food Baskets: Kathy and, The Taste of Amelia Island, a e eight-othstay. us Christmas words of inspiration Charlotte and the Residence. Ferreira, Foy Maloy, Aminy LaCroix, event that the citizens of Nassau
g*e eight-mod thst, usDrsmswrds of inspiration ern;-iofNssu
Boys & Girls Clubs in, Florida operate Ken provided beautiful Christmas Sports & Recreation Amelia -Tom Keeinan, Harrisbon Poole, Gail County and surrounding counties q35local after-school programs, aiming'to decorations fordoor prizes. River Golf, Fernandina Beach Golf Shults, Bob Brown,Tricia Harrell, look forward to each year. The evelop positive character traits, improve Thanks mustalso go to our spon- Club, Golf Club of Amelia, Omni Clyde. Davis (case of wine) The Nassau County Volunteer Center's eademic performance and preventdelin- sors: Wells Fargo, MAI Wealth Golf Oak Marsh, Omni Golf ,Plantation Shop, Robin Marley, board of directors and staff are ian 2.5 mili children have participated Thanksto Phyllis Davis and the Congressman Ander Crenshaw Poole & Poole, Esqs., News-Leader whose donations madethe event so i thie clubs, which have received more than other staff members of the Amelia (lunch at the D.C. Capitol dining advertisements. successful thank them for'
$41 million-in state funds. The 2013 Florida Island Museum of History who room), Caf6 Karibo, Crab Trap,' A special thanks to Bobby ahd their generosityI gislatire included a $9 million appropria- found time to help and advise us Fantastic Fudge, Sandy Bottonts, Carol Ferreira for band sponsor- We-hope to see all our friends at on forth Florida Boys and Girls Clubs whileworking non-stop on their reg- The Ritz-Carlton Cafe 4750 and. ship, the News-Leader for gift cer- the 23rd annual "The Taste of alliance, the largest ever single appropria- -- ular duties at the museum. -, Sonny's Barbecue, .- tificates for advertisements and to, Arrielia Island" in the fall of. 2014. 1bn-to any alliance inethe nation. Finally, thank you to the News- Beauty & Wellness: Club 14 Century21/John T FerreiraInsur- Let us take this opportunity to wish
Florida TaxWatch recommends-that all Leader, the Islander, Amelia Now, Wellness, Magna's Salon, New York 'ance and CBC Bank for advertise- all our friends a Happy & Healthy ocialsupportentities receiving public our wonderful community and all Nails, and General Dentistry. -ment sponsorship. Thanks also to Holiday Season. I inds he acountable tq an outcome-based the tour'visitors who. supported the Photography: -Island Omni Graphids Department Foy Maloy, Board President
,nalsis. We agree... museum through this event. Photography, Kathy Brooks, Arte (posters) and.Hamilton Press (tick- Gail Shults, Executive
There are many worthy nonprofit groups Mark your calendars for the 2014 Fasciani, Dawna Moore, Scott .ets). ,., -- Director
Providing vital services, but all should be Holiday Home Tour on Friday, Dec. Ieldaccoiintable for their achievements. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6. See you Our local Boys & Girls Clubs in Yulee there.
qnd Fernandina Beach are doing great work Carla Foreman and Lynda 1 r pur young people. It's paying off in Rajfer
measured success. Fernandina Beach

-i Taste of Amela Island
SERVING YOU On Friday, Nov. 29, the Nassau
Courity Vohunteer Center held its, I | i"i t [,.
ity of Fernandina Beach Commissioners: 22nd annual "The Taste of Amelia
layor Sarah Pelicen: 432-8644 (cell) Island," a culinary fair to benefit the "?
-emili: center. The event was held at the
Vie Mayo: Charlie Corbett: 583-1767 (cell) exclusive Omni Amelia Island
mail: Plantation. Over 400 culinary enthu,Adent Filkoff: 583-8629 (cell) siasts celebrated "Island Holidays"
email; by enjoying excellent cuisine, fine
Ed Benr: 556-7554'(cell) wines, great music by The Honey
mail: Badgers" and an array of outstandPat Gass: 277-7987 (home) ing items in a large silent auction.
mail: Seventeen restaurants and three "
wine purveyors donated food, wine .
and staffto make the evening a sucHOW TO WillE 115 cess. The Nassau County Volunteer
Maximum length is 500 words. Center wants to thank the t i s50 wr s ing organizations and individuals
letters must include writer's name that contributed to the event.
(printed-and signature), address and Chefs & Restaurants: Barbara
telephone number for verification. Jean's, The Crab Trap, Espafia
Writers are normally limited to one let- Restaurant & Tapas, Fancy Sushi, '
ter'th a 30)-day period. No political Golf Club of Amelia, Gourmet endorsements or poems will be pub-- Gourmet, Happy Tomato Caf6,
wished. Letters should be typed or print- Harris Teeter Super Markets,
led. Not all letters are published. Send Horizon's, Omni Amelia Island
letters to: Letters to the Editor, PO. Box Plantation, Peppers Mexican Grill j.16766, Fernandina Beach, FL., 32035 & Cantina, LaMancha Fresh Sea-,, E-mail: mparnell@fbnewsleader. com. food & Tapas, Pecan Roll Bakery, n, Ak1 21 P. CA(,tM .or,4 0
Peterbrooke Chocolatier, Salty :vtsit us on-line at fbnewsl eadet: corn Pelican and Slider's Seaside Grill. RICK MCKEEi/rHE AUGUSTA (GA.) CHRONICLE



The Peck
Community Air Force Airman 1st through the '
Ensemble will Class Christopher S. Pittius Community
close their 20th graduated from basic military College of the
season with a training at Joint Base San Air Force.
Reunion Antonio-Lackland, San Pittius
Concert on Antonio, Texas. earned distincSunday at the The airman completed an tion as an
O'Neal intensive, eight-week pro- honor graduMemorial gram that included training in Pettius ate.i
Baptist Church military discipline and stud- He is the
at 4 p.m. All ies, Air Force core values, son of Michael:
former mem- physical fitness and basic war- Pittius of Jacksonville.
bers of the fare principles and skills. The airman is a 2009 gradensemble are Airmen who complete uate of Yulee High School. He
invited to share basic training earn four cred- earned a bachelor's degree in:
in this momen- its toward an associate in 2013 from Florida State
tous occasion, applied science degree College, Jacksonville.
as well as the
general public.
Contact Nanette BIRTH
Autry at 310- I
5403 for information. E Shane Batten'and Jillian inches in length. She joins a
SUBMTED Holland of Fernandina Beach sister, Emilie Batten, 12.
announce the birth of a Paternal grandparents are;
daughter, Brynna Rhea Bat-. Virginia and Donald Batten of
ten, born at 4:16 am. Nov. 26, Yulee. Maternal grandparents)
2013, in Fernandina Beach. are Joyce Yanke of
The baby weighed 7 pounds 8 Fernandina Beachand Eddie:
Ire ounces and measured 21 Holland of Cantonment ,

Zo needs
% tNht information or to adopt an
The Instrument Zoois preparing Angel, call 321-0435 or stop
for its 2013-14 season, once again On Dec. 14, Nassau NAMI by The Salvation'Army Hope (
introducing ymphonic/band instru- will host the annual House at the corner of Ninth'
ments to all of the fourth graders in Christmas shoe party for 116 and Date streets.
Nassau County. The program is spon- residents of Nassau County Amelia Residents In Action with chronic mental illness. SecmtSanta
for the Symphony (ARIAS), a local In addition to providing a pair Dayspring Village, Inc., a t..
organization that works with and sup- of Velcro tennis shoes, they state licensed limited mental ,
p6rts the Jacksonville Symphony also provide socks, undergar- health assisted livingfacility
Orchestra. ments and basic toiletries. serving adults with schizo.Alyalgroup of 60volunteers takes Donations are appreciated to' phrenia and schizo-affective
40 intrminents to each school in the help with the cost of the disorders, seeks local volun-',
bounty to give,these studenthands-oi j shoes. Any-amount isappreci- teers to become aSecret
experience with each instrument,. ated, though a donation of Santa for the residents at the q
plantingseeds in 850 students per $20 funds one pair of shoes; facility near Hilliard. Adopt a '.
yrear~dir a desire to participate in -$60 three pairs; $100 five resident fora Christmas wish"
nusiceducation and a lifelong appi eci- :pairs; $140 seven pairs; and donate homemade baked
nation of insic .. $200 10 pairs of'shoes., goods or share you musical
'The InstrumentZoo is staffed 'y Mail donations to Nassau talents. To learn more call or a.
volunteers on mornings during NAMI, P.O. Box 16712, email coordinator Janet
anuary and February- a short com- Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. Adkins atjanet@dayspringvil,
nitment for busy people. Organizers For information email or 316,2008,
ope that each volunteer can donate NassauNAMIFlorida@gmail.c,
heir time six times over the two om or call 277-1886. stephanie@dayspringvillage.Q;
pionths, but are happy withanytime rg or call (904) 8457501.,
iven. They welcome both men and llA i 1
omen from all over the county.They Bellringers ar6 needed Ad op aF,
currently have 19 enthusiastic men, through Dec. 24. The The-Nassau County
including 10 married couples, but real- Salvation Arniy Hope House Volunteer Center's 24th anfnu:
ly have a need for more. No expertise willhe ringing the Christmas alHoliday fAdopt-a-Family"

held in early January. m'-i-b"esses and chCuiu- civic and other oiizadi
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If you would like to make a differ-.,, es to sponsor a day, a week or. make the holidays happier fo
ence in the lives of nine-year olds, call the season. it one o4the10 those in need, ig underway,.
.,Barbara Zacheis at 321-5639 or Susan SUBMIrID sites. If you can help or know The program helps clients: 4
Kosciulek at 548-0227. Fernandina Beach Girl Scouts Julia Hyers, Katie Freeman and Zada someone who might be able 'from the Barnabas Center,
Fieemian with Gail Shult, executive director of the Nassau County to do so, call 321-048or stdp loca Head Strt programs,
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Donations of gift cards, clothM, Shop withing or toys to an entire fmily
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Center partnered on the 15th annual 6,700 --- enough to makd 28,500 sand-, act with uniformed officers in Jasmine St., Suite 104D, Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive to collect wiches. a happy and positive environ- Fernandina Beach.
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Food bins were placed in schools, included the Barnabas Center, the police are guardians of the iys fbrTots ste
churches, banks and .businesses, arid Council on Aging, Head Start Programs yourig and should be trusted -A1A Stow-A-Way Storage the two organizations publicized the at Peck Center and in Callahan and'the in times of difficulty. Every in Yulee is an authorized cocampaign. Salvation Army Hope House. penny donated translates lection center for Toys for
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Best gift: Give Tis the season of colors

o f ou rs e f t want to tell you about a straight. colors of our holidays, observance. He chose it to fall
f y os lf bright idea I had that came Christ- While the research main- during the year-end harvest
almost too late to be timely mas bells tained that Hanukkah has no season that's been observed
Some topics are harder to more opti- this year. I was knee deep in are evoca- traditional colors steeped in for thousands of years in
research than others. The mistic and wrapping paper and cello- tive of those religious symbolism, it pro- Africa.
upsides to giving are often feel better phane tape when I began to worn by ceeded to give me several Today, over 18 million
studied and well documented. about life in wonder for the very first sheep, paragraphs contradicting that African Americans set aside
Giving is a far more personal general, time ever, I'm embarrassed to which leads statement About 40 years this time to honor the values
experience than it is thought of Giving admit- why red and green us to shep- ago, someone got the bright of ancient African cultures.
on the surface. It takes on inf- is contagi- are the colors of Christmas. herds and, idea of associating the blue The colors of Kwanzaa are
nitely more forms than open- ous and cre- Since sitting down to do C finally, to the and white of the Israeli flag black, red and green. Seven
ing up the wallet. At this time ates a ripple research was infinitely more SIDEBAR Good with the Festival of Lights. cndles are placed in a candeof the year, when the holidays effect When appealing than standing up to Shepherd You know how it.goes. labra, with three red ones on
invoke emotions, let's look at a KEFFERS one person wrap presents, my search. Himself Now Iwanted to know more .the right, three green on the
number of insights about the CORNER b e h a v e s engineand I were soon off Cara Curtin That expla- about the flag. I already knew left, and the black candle in
forms of giving and why it is so . generously, and running. nation that'the Star of David appears the middle of the other six.
good for us. it. inspires Of course, we all know seemed a little convoluted to in its center, but never won- They and their colors
When people simply RickKeffer observersto that thepresents we me, but it's a good story, any- dlered where the colors came represent the seven principles
think about giving, the body behave gen- exchange are distantly related way. I wonder if all those peo- from. The blue and white we of African heritage.
releases dopamine, a soother, erously later, toward different to the gitts the three magi pie ringing bells for the seetoday are the colors Kwanzaa's black candle and in some cases serotonin, people. (University of Califor- brought the newborn Baby Salvation Army realize the always used to make the tallit, represents the color of the an anti-depressant component nia, San Diego) Jesus. Tatputs.Black Friday true meaning of the sound or prayer shawl. I must admit African race. The red ones
(Stony Brook University, N.Y.). "Lending an ear" and and Cyir Monday in, a whole they're making. I didnot research the shawl, remind us of the blood
Starting the process of giving being generous with your new light doesn't it? Even though holly is so I cannot tell you how many Africani American ancestors
by thinking about it has an ini- attention can reduce the risk of Not siA~risingly, green, it does not represent centuriesit has been around. shed in their struggle to be tial benefit. heart attack. Social ties lower Christmas red symbolizes the eternal life like the Christmas Since I was in such a color- free, and green represents
-* Giving money to some- the risk of heart disease. blood Chfist shed for us, green. Instead, it mimics the ful mood; I continued my the green hills of Africa, cononelifts participants' happi- People suffering from while thegreen symbolizes prickliness of Christ's crown search to include Kwanzaa, tinued prosperity, and hope ness more than spending it on chronic pain that reach out to life in genal and eternal life of thorns. The plant's bright which begins on the day after for the future. themselves. Despite partici- others with the same issue, in particu: Pquliaps'that red berries-are yet another Christmas arid 6nds on New So there you have it. 10(i pants' preconception 'that reduced their own pain. sentiment ill help me with reminder of Christ's blood. Year's Day. Kwanzaa is our both of us are a little closer to spending on themselves w6uld These examples validate the neer ing hor'e of Who knew that such a cheery -youngest holiday at 47 years appreciating the colors that
enhance happiness. (Harvard that giing is gd for us 12 wrappingathose presents. plant had such serious over old. In 1966, Dr. Mualana surround us this time'of yer.
e~hng apies.(m'ad htgiving is good for us 12 wapn s,University Business School months a yeai. And money Oh, yes. found out that tones? Karenga named this firstPan- Red, white, green, blue,
study) may not be the biggest part of even the bs we tie or stick It's comforting to know African holidayafter the black, or yellow candle flame,
When people give to it Wewere hedddd to my folks' on all those ags and boxes that even the most secular Cuanza River in Angola. He they all serve to remind us charities, it activates brain house recently, and HoMiewas have a hiddp meaning. I aspects of our Christian wanted African Americansto that this is a season ofjoy and regions associated with'pleas- concerned we were without a never realize that adding bit observance are steeped in have a holiday that does not' good will. ure, social connection and gift in'hand. I said we were the offluffto a esent helps tie religious symbolism. Perhaps imitate what he felt was the God bless us every one. trust, creating a "warmglow" gift, halfjoking. People need all of us toge er in iothet- I won't fee so mercena mostly white
trst er m rth I won't feel so mercenary the mostly white Christinas
sensation. (National Institute each other and many are less hood.. next time I obsess over what -A Sm3
Of Health) blessed than, others to have Did youk wthafthe presents to buly or what color A.s"mm
*People who volunteer for the support of friends and fam- flames of the andleswe light paper and bows I'm going to '"w..n.m two or' more organizations ily. Ashort visit, a friendly'ear, the lights We ring on our use to disguise them until the were 44,percent less likely to. aride to the doctor, help with trees, and eve the starsbn, Big )ay.
dieakbak ove a Sfiemyllwpeiodna'tquite rested. : ;. ,":! "-:
die over a five-year period. a chore or an outright dona- their~iery top all harkack I still wasn't quite rested (University 6f California, tion to a cause will brighten to the new sta that theshep : enough, so I expanded my Berkeley) the giver at least as much'.as herdssaikan uncing search (and my sit-down) to
*When'you give to others, the recipient. Science proves it, Christ's bitth ow that I include other holidays we celBerely) yo te ive a last a muh s herd saw an uncic ercand my sitnow n) to
your generosity is likely to be but many fail to embrace the know that I'llt ink twice ebrate. I know Hanukkah rewarded down the line by the chance to help others and our- about mu tterin at tangled ended on the fifth this year,, person you gave to,.or some- selves ini .the same breath. messes of light or tree top- but by how I was determined times by-' another person. Think about giving for pure pers thatwon't nd up' to break the code of all the '
These exchanges promote a. intentions and iif some good sense of trust and cooperation, spillsyour way, that's fine.
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The Family Driven Softba1l League will kick off another exciting season with the annual Christmas Breakfast
9 Fundraiser from 7-9 a.m.
Saturday at Murray's Grille. The cost is $6 per meal, which-includes pancakes, eggs, bacon and a drink.
The money raised will go
towards the building of a playSgrouxd at the FDSL fields on Old Nassauville Road. .Springhill Baptist Church is .primarily financing the build ing of the playground. The FDSL is raising funds to help with the costs since the FDSi will be allowed'to use the playground during the softball.seasoi.
-In 2007, Springhill Baptist Church was approached by; ErnieStuckey, who'said ,Gq&, hadgivefi him a vision, to cre ate a family-focused league : .. withthepurpose of arint
the.gospel ofJesus thrist.
PH0TrOS*BY BE JONES/NEWS-LEADER "'he elders ofthe church
In action Wednesday night, clockwise from top left, unanimously stipported the
Yulee's Duna Pollard, Fernandina's Kelsey Greathouse, -visiofi and allowed the league heavyweights Austin Turpin (FBHS) anid Bradley Kite to'refurbish an.old field locat,
(Yulee) and FBHS's Thomas Monaghan. .'. ed, on the property Two years
later a second field was built, by the league. This year the building ofthe playground will provide SpringhillyearSround fun for the ,children of, Sthe community and provide fun forthe FDSL children' during the softball season.
In-June, John Culbreth .(Springhill), accepted the
-position of president. Other Board members are vice president Ernie'Stuckey (The 4 Journey), and ChrisSpivey
avid Keay emoria m ted Methodist Church), secretaryAda Cook (Celebra-. tion) member-at-large: Herman Cook (Celebratioti)., Other members are Sarah NRoy and Nick Gaskill(Y ulee), Sal and Becky Ortiz(Hedges BaptistChuch), iott Sc:hol (First Baptist Churcf'of 2 Fernandina Beach); and.. Chuck Lynch (Springhill).
Churches already commit-ted to fieldingteams for the: 2014 season are Chrisvalk,, Celebration Baptisti Church,.; Memorial United Methodist; AChurch, Yulee Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach, Five Top row, fripm left, Yulee's'Ty Youmans against the Pirates and FBHS's Jesse Henn with his Yulee opponent. Above fron left, FBHIS's Jade Points Baptist Church, The
Welsh against West Nassau, Yulee's RJ. Adams against Fernandina, and Yulee's Nick Parker lost to FBHS's Tony Frankland. JourneyChurch Springhill
and, Live Qak Baptist, Church
of Callahan.
Living Waters is also in the
Hornet grapplers crowned county champs process of frying to field
~team for: 2014./":' :For informaiosi on the
BETH JONES .It was a battle at every match,". decide." \Yulee won 39-33 to clinch the and vicious and West Nassau had Family Driven Softball '
News-Leader 'Crowder said. "Ithink that every county title. some very experienced wrestlers still League contact-President
match it was back-and-forth. The way "Other good performances came in theirlineup," FBHS Coach Joseph John Culbreth at705-3045. Yulee hosted and wonkthe c9nty we~wrestled wasthe waywe have from Brian Winkles, a ninth-grader Monaghan said. "No sweat. The sea- The Fernandina Beach
wrestlingchampionship Wednesday. coached them to be grifty aindinever who went 1-1, and senior football son is still young. We see the road we Parks & RecreationDepart"All three teams had .some great give up, Our senior captains did what standout 'Nasty' Nick Parker also must travel moreclearly now. ment will host the floliday .
kids throughout the lineup," said needed to be done." gave us a boost 1-1," Crowder said. "I feel strongly thatwe will still be Havoc men's and co-ed slow
Brandon Crowder, wrestling coach at Ty Youmans andDJ. Worthen "Needless to say I am proud of the the district champiofsFeb. 1. New pitch softball tournament
Yulee High School. "For the kids, it captured two wins apiece as did kids, their families and the Yulee wrestlers ar learning, sick and Dec. 21 at the.Ybor Alvarez was a tremendous boost in their con- ninth-grader Dy1an Youmans, R.J. wrestling family." injured wrestlers.are healing and st softball fields.
fidence. However, we also know that Adams and senior football standout The FBHS Pirates, losing by a sin- dent grades are improving That's the Deadline to register is
the season is far from over. We still Duna Pollard. gle match to Yulee, were edged by a We have the talent we have- Wednesday. Call or mail
have a lot ofwork to do." "The West Nassau match was no fraction of a match to West Nassau, the drive.. Jason (310-3353, jbrown@fbfl.
Yulee edged Fernandina Beach 42- less exciting," Crowder said. "It came losing 39-38... "This will be a close year in org) or log onto www.league
-36 in the opening match. down to the last few matches to "Yulee came out against us quick Nassau County."


Pirates 4941
The Fernandina Beach High School boys basketball team loit 49-41 to host University Christian Tuesday.
Jared Pauls had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals to steer the FBHS Pirates. Alex Brown. scored nine ind had three rebounds. Kendall Harris had six points and six rebounds. Adrian Akins had five assists and three steals.The Pirates are home tonight with West Nassau.
The Yulee Middle 1
School boys defeated the : Baker County Bobcats 37-32 Tuesday. Brian Morris and
Jonah Dille took over the sec- PHOTOS BY ETHJ ONES/NEWS-LEAO R
* ond half and scored a com- The Fernandina Beach High School girls soccer team visited the Yulee Lady Hornets Wednesday night. The FBHS Lady Pirates prevailed 4-0.. b bined 19 points. Lady Pirates pictured, from left, include Ashley Kinsley, Toni Hernandez and Gabriela Gonzalez.

DECEMBER 13.2013 SPORTS News-Leader 11&


The McArthur Family YMCA is offering youth basketball this winter.
Registration is open; season begins
week of Jan. 3 and runs through March
7. Teams will practice once weekly,
Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m.
Games will be played Friday evenings
.ndL(r Saturdays.
i This year's participants will receive a
S -"new team jersey and end of season
award. For information or to register
o ine, visit

The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets
the first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic
CIluat Ten Acres. Social hour at 6:30
SUBMITIED PHOTOS p.mrj, meeting at 7:30 p.m. Contact CornLadies 7.0 finalists Kassy Suggerud, Page Daniels, modore Kent McKee at (770) 287-5606- SUBMrITTED
Sandy Mann and Karen Goertle or The Girls on the Run team from St. Michael Academy participated in the
Visit. 5K Run at UNF Saturday. The girls prepared with their coaches, Amy
: -Finnila and Kristy Gray, by practicing each week, learning about teamwork
and virtues and leading their classmates in a fundraiser, donating $500 to
1 .B 3lSCIMo e the new Pirate Park.
nets to the 69th annual TSlayer.
corn ator Bowl are on sale. The game
will ta place at noon Jan. 1, matching Femrnandina Beach courts at the south There is also a regular ride Mondays a tea from the Southeastern Confer- end of the downtown marina. Petanque for experienced road cyclists starting at ence against a team from the Big Ten (pay-tonk) is a cousin of 9 a.m. at various locations on Amelia Confer ce and will be televised on shoes and bocce, the Italian bowling Island and in Nassau County. The startESPNThe 2014TaxSlayercomrn Gator game. The public is welcome to join. ing points and distances for these rides ..Bowl marks the third year of its partner- Call 491-1190 for information, will be announced.
ship wi and its fourth Helmets and a bicycle in good workyear a ia ted with two of the nation's ing condition are mandatory. Call 261great col giate football conferences, the 5160 or visit www.ameliaislandcycling.
SEC an Big Ten. .A local group meets Saturday morn- con,
STicket prices for the ings for runs/walks using the Jeff Gallo- group/sriders or
Gator Bo that will be played at way training method. Train for a maraEverBan ield in Jacksonvlle, are $0 thon, half-marathon or 15K. Call Mike Spui for VIP s and $60 for Stadium seats. Nass -u County Sports Association
Pros Vishnu mMahraj dRd dou- Alimited berof Club Seat packages r,,e1 ie ides meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the
Pros Vishnu Maharaj d Gibsnwithen's do are availa e. To purchase tickets or cuty bidn Yue.Cl2 -5
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J* ,~ Comet ISON disintegrated as it approached its closest distance to the sun on Thanksgiving Day-puff- gone. Even though the :. ",. Great Comet of 2013 no longer exists, there are three other interlopers gracing the predawn skies of the northern hemisphere.
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of these comets are strictly binocilla -2P/Encke and C/2012 Xl (LINEAR), while the third, CJ2013 Ri (Lovejoy), should be a fantnaked eyeleasy binocular target this week, moving from Bootes, the Bear Drive into the star pattern of Corona Borealis, the NorthemCrom An online map is: available Comet Lovejoy was discovered on September 7 by Australian Terry Lovejoy, who resides about 15 miles totie so of Brisbane.During the past several weeks 'hli comet has proven to }e a real overachiever. Predicted to be barely binocular at it brightest, ejoy, just like Comet ISON, underwent an outburst in brightness in mid-November that propelled it to faint naked eye visibility. eIad shavn winners Patti Cifford and Dianni : Unfortunately, the gibbous moon entered the picture, snuffing out any chance to see the comet easily. Now that the moon has faded. Comet Lovejoy
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Arcturus, in the constellation of Bootes. Scan to the left of Arcturus, across the constellation of Bootes about four binocular fields, and yoa should come across a fuzzy looking object with a stubby tail. That Comet Lovejoy. If you are observing from a rural locale, lower your binoculars while keeping your gaze fixed in the same direction to see if the comet is visible to the unaided eye.
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Learn to take 'Wow.' hotos in the New Year
ild Amelia 2014 has images taken by the participants.
announced that regis- After lunch, the classroom presentatration for the two tion will focus on "Essential
immersive, all-day pho- Composition" and will detail hovwto
tography workshops, "Learning to create award-winning compositiohis, Take WOW! Photos" to be held at including basic principles and thdir Fort Clinch in Fernandina Beach application. If time permits, photogwill be ongoing through the holi- raphers will again shoot in the fie1 days online and in the mail. and submit images for review and
These winter workshops, to be critique.
held on Saturday, Jan. 18 and .The Feb. 22 workshop, "Beyon4 Saturday, Feb. 22, will include both the Basics: Capturing Your Vision," classroom presentations and field is aimed at intermediate and
experience-in the historic fort and advanced photographers. The mornsurrounding forest and beaches. ing session "Controlling the Snacks, lunch and beverages will be Creative Process" will include dis, provided or participants can bring cussion of depth of field, creative their own. Registration for each focus, motion capture and other class is $75 per person. Class size advanced camera and photographic will be limited to 25 participants to techniques. After lunch, the session ensure time for review and feed: will focus on "Using Natural and back, so early registration is sug- Artificial Light" and how to use natugested. Participants may register for ral light to get effective shdows, one or two classes. depth, color and mood, as well as
The Jan. 18 workshop, artificial lighting techniques using
"Perfecting Exposure and flash, diffusers, reflectors, flashComposition," is geared for photog- lights, filters and first and second raphers of all levels. The morning rear curtain sync. The photogra"Basics of Exposure" will include phers will again return to the field a short overview, an hour of shoot- for a shoot and have a final review: ing in the field, followed by class- If you have anew camera on your room instruction on thebasics of holiday wish list, or if you have a Getting a new camera this holiday seas nI earn how to take "wow" photos with it at twoWild Amelia proper image exposure. Lunch fol- photography workshops in January and Feb6ruary. Visit www.wildamelia4com for details. Above is a rubylows with a review/critique of the WOW Continued on 5B throated hummingbird, captured by photographer Dawna Moore.

econdSaturday Art Walk

Join the Blue Door Artists for a holiday open items. Gallety C is locat graphical adventure, entitled Sanctary. Visit
house and scavenger hunt during the Second ed at 218-B Ash S:t.and
Saturday ArtrageousArtwalk, Saturday from is open 11 a.m.-5 pm '"
Fusion. A Celebration of Lght. Color, and
5-8 p.m. Winners of the scavenger hunt will every day, closed A lebratonof t,
be placed in a random drawing to win a $100 Wednesday. Call 583 Tex re, is the 2013 Holiday Gift Shbw feagift certificate redeemable with any of the 4676. turing two well-known
Blue Door Artists. .Amelia Island artists

Blu Doo Artst, ...........
Shop an eclecticarray The latest Nouveau Art oto grapher Ann
f new original art, Show,"Small Works, at Kemp and fused glass
islantlArt artist Deniisb1ilrphy
reproductions. jewelry a .
and texties create by Assoetation Gallery, 18 N..Second &. wt 4 eo their
the resident artists just On view, with n opening reception frn i extrardinary colaborain time for the holiday p.m. Saturday. Awards will be announced tive creative process and
in time for the holida-gift giving season. The during the reception. presentation in a dramatBlue Dor Art Studios The judge for this show is watercolorist and ic displaybf light color, and texture, the very
Blue! DooreArtStudios
are located at 2051/2 oil painter Mary 0. White, from Woodbine,, language of the artistic spirit. An artists'
.. Ga.This showwill remain at the gallery until reception will be held on Sa'ti:rday from 5 to
Centre St., downtown Ga. This show wil remain a ...... t,:,"
Vernaridia Beach. Regular business hgurs the end of January. -p.m. at the Seventh Street Gallery.14S.
are Monday through Satury1a.m.-5 p.m. Photographer Bill Kinney is the featured Seventh downtown-Fernandina.
.a rt M o d a th o g S a u r a Il a mn R' e 'I ''' ''"' "...W l a ls o b e o p e n d u rin g .,:
Form informationcall 491-7733 orvisit artist of the month at the he gallery will also be open during
'bu oa tc'Island Art Association. Farmers' Market hours,'9 am. to i
S... Themes on display Include p.m, on Dec. 21. As
Galley C will show new fun paintings, Night. Macro, Close-up this Is a historic
including "Tree of Life:" by artist and owner and Collage. Visit him at property it is not
Carol Winner, during the Second Saturday the second Saturday Art handicap accessiAtflTXlk, Saturday from 5-9 p;m. Also view .Walk where he will discuss, ble. The gallery will be open daily during the Winner's ynew jewelr y, handbags, mixed his work and sign books of week until Dec. 23 For questions or direcmeda angels and other great handmade gift- his most recentautobio- 432,8330.

YULEE FESTIVAL the Amelia Park town center/pavilion on begins at 430 p.m at
The annual Yulee Holiday : Park Avenue(between 14th and Citrona). Buccaneer Field.11th and
Festival and Parade will be held Fernandina Beach. This is a joint adoption event Ash streets. This years
on Saturday. Dec.14. featuring between the three agencies to present healthy. parade them is"The
a winter wonderland, appear adoptable cats, dogs, ances by Santa. arts and crafts. Nassau County who need homes You can make.
live music, bounce houses, difference in the life of ai animalin need.from THIRD FRIDAY
.food vendors and more at the your local area shel-, The Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S.
Sports Complex on ters arid rescue group. f Third St.. invitesyou to its next 3rd on 3rd Street
Goodbread Road. The parade will start at 10 a.m. There will also bea A presentation on Dec.20,when special guest Peter
and the festival will follow. bake sale, -* E Mulled presents ,HowI Became a Confederate informa- spay/neuterinforma- '. Soldier"-the-life storyof R.M. Heater ..
tion call Connie Daughtry at (904)845-3264. tion and pictures vith The presentation is based on Hea es memoir
Santa Paw and "of the same namte. .
HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS Claws. which documents
The Nassau Humane Society. Cats Angels and To display a his journey from
Nassau County Animal Services are holding a "Homes for the Holiday" flyer at your business. Kentucky boy to holiday adoption awareness campaign,"Homes contact Brandy Carvalho at 491-1511 or ED@nas- prisoner of war.
for the Holidays." to encourage people consider- For adoption center before ever firing a ing bringing a new pet into their home this holi- hours and to learn more visit Cats Angels at shot. After his day season to choose adoption. Nassau County Animal escape from miliSBetween the three organizations there are hun- Services at and the tary prison. Heater
dreds of healthy, adoptable animals that would Nassau Humane Society at www.nassauhumane- enlisted as a private in the 30th Tennessee
love to find a "fur-ever" home. All have their adopt- -- Regiment. in the Army of Tennessee. CSA. This
able animals on their website with photos and program is free for members, with a suggested
bios. and videos for many. LIGHTED PARADE donation of $5 for non-members. For information
Ajoint adoption event."The 12 Strays of The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will take contact Gray at 261-7378. ext.102, or gray~ameliaChristmas." will be held on Dec. 14 from 10 a.m.- 2 place downtown on Dec.14 at 6 p.m. Line-up

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and $50 for each additional
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daughter and include gift bag
OUT. AND ABOUT and memory book After Jan.
15, tickets increase to $125 MUSICNOTES
and $60, respectively. Attire is -." N
serni-formial and dancing call (866) 410-5771. RV parking will go on
SPECUIL EVENTS Club of Amelia Island will shoes. Purchase tickets at the ... sale in the comingweeks. Visit
hold its next lunch-meeting school, 96282 Brady Point Jacksonvile Symphony ets are avail- www for hotels and The Canteen at Post 401 on Thursday, Dec. 19 at the Road. 321-2137, or online at. abli by scaling (904) 354- 7. A conces rate information. American Legion is now Femandina Beach Golf Club are in Robert E. Jacoby Hall -at
open, at 554084 US 1, at 11:30 a.m. John M. Drew, the Times4Jnion Center f the Performing CoIm .'.
Hilliard, (904) 845-7300. The tax collector Nassau County, The Fernandina Beach ~Arts, unless otherwise no .Forinformation Thq, Nassau Community Band is an Post will hold a grand opening will provide an update on local Rotary Club announces the visit, lik them at face- ensemble of amateur musicianris, retired and today through Dec. 15, open tax collections and the organi- return of the Harlem bo oom/JaxS follow them-on current music educators, evenfolks that
to the public. Watch the zations that receive our tax Ambassadors basketball 'Twitter @jasymphony have not played since high schl or college Army/Navy game on Dec. 14 dollars. He will also define the team on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. It welcomes interested persons tojoin
at 3 p.m. More details will be percentage of collections that when they take on the them for rehearsals at 6 p.m. Thursday at
announced. each organization receives. Nassau Nets in a family The PekCommun' Ensemble will close the Yulee Middle School band room, 85439
Tickets are $15 with reser- friendly evening of basketball- thilr2th season with Reunion-Concert on Miner Robad. Email infc@nassaucommunityAmelia Island Film vations by Saturday, Dec. 14 showmanship in the SudayDec. 15 at 0' eal Memorial Baptist, call band President Chuck
Festival presents on th6 and $17 at the door. For Femandina Beach High hchat 4i. AJl o er members of the Belinski at 277-1257 or search "Nassau
100th anniversary of the reservations, call Bob Keane, School gymnasium. ensmbleare invited share in this momen- Community Band" on'Facebook.
"Return of the Mona Lisa. 277-4590. All men, whether The Nassau Nets team will tos occasion, as wel s the general public. MUCcruses The True Story of the Man new or longtime Nassau include local teachers, coach- Please ctNan Auty at 310-5403 for Am
who Stole the Masterplecm." County residents, are wel- es, first responders, pastors tfo tn Amelia River Cruises Adut BYO B"
The screening will be held come to attend the meeting and other community leaders. Twilight Tours are held Friday and Saturday
tonight at the Amelia Island and join the club. For infor- Enjoy music, interactive Tickets are $29 per person at 1 Nort Fren
Museum of History, 233 S. matlon visit www.mensnew games for children, prizes, T asonville phoiiyAssociation St., Fernandina Beach, orcall 261-9972 or
Third St., Femandina Beach. snacks, beverages and more. eits133King Jan.7 at 8 p.. in book online at www.ameliarivercruises.cor
Reception is at 6:30 p.m. and *. *All proceeds go to fund the Jacoby H'at the es-Union Center for
show at 7 p.m. Tickets are Nassau Boomers will Femandina Beach Rotary theformig Ars For more than half a<
$10 at the door and include hold a meet and greet on Club'sDollars for Scholars ctRIey betterCourtyrd Pub & Eats, 316 Centre
one glass of wine. Cash bar Dec. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at.The program. has d ined the blues for a St., John.Springer on the piano Thursdaywill be available. For informa- Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Advance tickets are $10 Since he started rec d- Satu from30-10:3 pm. Call 432tion on the film, visit www. followedby dinner in the for adults and $5 for students nginthe1940s, h has released over fifty 7086. Join them on Facebook at courtyard lounge or nearby for those and will be on sale soon.i of e classisAt age 76, pubandeats
i nterested. Take advantageof Sponsors are welcome.. e is stilight on feet, singing and playing Dads
The NortheastChapter of. this post-holiday getaway to Contact Sean McGill at 556- tebe ith rkn tless passion. Time has
the Nam Knights will hosta see the decorations at The. 4225 o'seanpmcgill@hot- t on B.thrhan to David's Restaurant and Lounge, 802Ash
Wing and Frles Dinner on Ritz. Meet in the lobby lounge, or visit www.feman- mtkehi more ular, more cherished St, presents Aaron Bing Friday and Dec. 14 at 5 p... at the VFW lower level, dlnabeathrotarycluborg. kets ni at Saturday nights. Call 904-310-6049.
Post 4351 for a $7 donation. .Nassau Boomers is for sin- ax..phony or at (904) 354.5547. S
Come early for Meat gle baby boomers born THEATER
Madness. For $1t'.achance between 1946 and 1964 inter- i Dog Star Tavem, 10 N Son t. presyou win steaks, chicken, pork ested in meeting others with Actress Sinda Nichols .ary lub of Femandina Beach will ents the fourth annual Andrew Almas
chops or fish. Karaokewith similar interests such as and director Ron Kurtz are al c icalconcert pianist Christmas Jaon Dec 21and the Parker
Eddie Carterstarts at 7 p;m movies, theater, wine tasting, collaborating on a play ..-sco to Amel Island for a per Urban Band on D.31. Every Tesday is
The VFW, Pos t is located at biking'walking'lkayaking, bu dieclnn n .'
The VFW-Postis located at biking, walking, kayaking, about advice columnist Ann mance at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 at St. Peter' Working Class Stiff, where music is played 96086 Wade Place, under the. shopping, traveling-- just to Landers, to premiere locally.. Episcopal Church in downtown Feandina strictly from vinyl and 1000's of viyl records Shave Bridge. "name a few. This is not a dat- at the Woman's Club of Beach, Proceds will benefit the Nassau are available to browse and purchase. Visit
I * ing group, however It is open Fernandina Beach on Jan. Hu ne Society's capital campaign. Dog Star on Faceboka nd
The Fernandlna Beach to both men and women 25. Attesti is cosidered one of the finest Reverbnation com Cal 2 7-8010.
library, 25 N. Fourth St., will boomers, and if a connection 'The Lady with All theinterpreters of both the Romantic and early celebrate Passport Day happens then great. There Answers," by former "CSI" 20th century composers. His repertoire
Dec, 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. are several local singles scriptwriter David Rambo, is includessuch masters as Chopin, Bach, 'Open Mike Night" each Thursday from Appointments are encour- groups around Amelia but this drawn from the life and letters Mozart and Lszt as well as the music of 7:30-10:30 p.m. i the Mermaid Bar hosted aged; walk-ins welcome., group is focused on boomers of Ann Landers with the coop- Ge.shwir. by local musician Terry Smith Musician perThe library can process and their interests.. eration of her daghter, Margo Tickets ar$50 per person and on sale at fom couple of songs and the audience first-time applications:and Be sure to "like" them on Howard. The play is a witty Vystar Credit Union, Nassau Humane gets to hear new talent Appropriate for the renewals for adults and Facebook Nassau exploration of the wise, funny Society Second Chance and the NHS D.
mnors;. appliatos o Boomers Grou .wsfny So:t ~n~ac and for .1H! .1 (04)....665
inors; applications to: Boomers Group -and for and no-nonsense Esther Park Fortformation or to reserve tickets (904)41265replace a lost or stolen pass- additional information email "Eppie". Lederer, who, for visit or call port; name changes; passport nearly half acentury, wrote Brady Carvalho at 491-1511.G cardS, depending onayour ... the hugely popular Ann The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third St, live
travel destination. The Newcomers Club of Landers advice column. Favoit nusic, Call 321-2324.
SBring ID such as a driver's Amelia Island wIl hostits The locallpremiere is the My Favorite Things, Part 2" a concert H license; evidence of citizen- monthly coffee on Jan. 9 at centerpiece of an exclusive featuring Boadway, opera and spi ual ship, such as a birth certifi- 10:30 a.m. Women interested benefit hosted bythe Friends sections, will be performed by KathyPric Hammerhead Beach Bar, 2045 S. cate; and two checks for pay- in joining the club and who of the Library to raise funds aid Reginald Bouknight accompanied by FletcherAve. Live music Visit Hammerhead ment. Passport fees are paid reside In Nassau County (no for the expansion and renova- Deidre Singleton on the piano on Sunday, on Facebook. Contact BllChilders at to the U.S. Departmentof -matter how long they have tion of the Fernandina Beach Jan, 19 at 3 pm. at the Amelia Plantation State; the $25 facility fee sup- lived here) are welcome to library. The fundraiser will pl ports, the library. All forms are attend. Forinformation, con- begin at 6 p.m. ith a silent This special event will benefit Arts Ale available at the libraryy, 'tact Lulu Elliott at lulelliott auction and reception featur- Nassau, nonprofit organization at The
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Refreshmentsroidedby * "seat four) andtheaterseating plans to expand. 5 6
Friends of the Library. Meet and greet the - tickets are available. For tick- The chapel is located at 36 Bowman
S -dancersof Fuego Flamenco ets, visit www fernandinafol. 'Road. Tickets ae $25 and may be pur- Pabos
The VFW and Ladles at an open house Jan. 18 org (click on the "donate now" chased ahead of time by calling 225-0575., Pb 1 N
Auxiliary from Post4351 from 2-4 p.m. at 9751 Mining button), call 321-6259, 'or Beach, hosts a jazz m
will host a Fish Fry D~.15 Road, Jacksonville. Watch email U p first Wednesday f h t- Mi la
at2 p.m. for a $10 donation. them rehearse and learn Tickets are also available at Blue Mah Group will visit Jacksonvilles may sit in for one o th e Fish frywll IhclUdefish, about Flamenco dancing. the library, 25 N. Fourth St.,' Times-Uni Center's Moran Theater Jan. Jo the mailing list by maing bechycheese grits, coleslaw, baked Open to the public, free of on Mondays from 10a.m to 1 Tits statat$32 and ravaila
beans and hushpupples. charge. Call (904) 730-9786. noon and .Wednesdays from at theAtistSe ries Box Office between 10 SJ~~Paace S1aloonL
Comeoutand watch your 3-5 p.m. For information call am.5 Monday-Friday, at (904) 442favorite football teams on the Faith Christian Academy 321-6529 send a message to www.artistseries The Palace Saloon 117 Centr St, pressix TV's with the NFL Ticket presents "Puttffin'o the" info@femandinafolorg. groupsof ~ nts Schnockered Sunday; Ace Winn
The VFW Post is located at Ritz," Its 14th annuaI *or m.r Monday; Buck Smith Project Tuesday; DJin
96086 Wade Place. F Fthe'r-Daughter Ball, on Dave Chappelle, comedi- nd Saturdays. l
S' Fb.,4rom 7-10 p.mat The an, screenwriter, television Bill Childers at 491-3332 or email billte
SThe Sons of Confederate Ritz-Cariton, Amella Island and film producer, actor alacesaloon.Com
Veterans will meet Dec.16 Grand Ballromom. Fathers and and artist, comes to the MFcommences
at 7 pn. mat the PIg Barbue daughters of all ages are wel Florida Theatre, 128 East i n W..hfve.'est perform mancRestaurant in Callahan. The come. Enjoy live music, pro-,. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, at es, Witd Paris," with The Saty Pelican Bar & Grill, 12 Front
public is invited to attend. fessional photography and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19. Tickets are p Jan. 27, Other St., live muic Thursday through Sunday
* *. hors d'oeuvres. Tickets are $56.50 and6 available at the Witcduledfr Call277-3811, or visit The Saty PelicanBar
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Moravian Lovefeast: A simple Christmas tradition

Island ChamberSinger bass vocalist David Scheininger toperform
On Sunday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m., Scheininger was a Voice Regional Bel Canto opera competi- Lovefeast also embraces the music of and the sharing of a simple meal of
New Vision Congregational Church, Performance major at the College- tion. He was raised in southern the Christmas season through the warm bread." UCC will celebrate a Moravian Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. France and has lived in Jacksonville singing of carols and listening to the New Vision is a new church start Lovefeast, a simple Christmas tradi- Active throughout this region\ for more than 40 years. melody and harmony of music. of the United Church of Christand
tion featuring the sharing of Morn- singing oratorio, concerts, and as The Lovefeast, begun in this "A significant part of New Vision's worships each Sunday at 10 a.m. at, vian sweet bread andti a warm drink solo vocalist, he performs at mniany country in the Moravian Church in mission is our desire to be inspired 96072 Chester Roadin Yulee, just off during the gathering for worship. churches and temples, weddings and the 18th century, seeks to strength- and touched by a variety of spiritual AIA. To-learn more, visit www.New Joining worship is bass vocalist, funerals. His repertoire includes en a spirit of harmony, encouraging traditions," said the Rev. Mary, David Scheininger, as he performs O genres from French and German love and goodwill among a communi- Moore, pastor. "The Moravian find them on Facebook or contact Holy Night, Christmas Song and Lieder to Broadway to spirituals. ty through the sharing of a simple Lovefeast teaches us the beauty of the Rev. Mary Kendrick Moore at When Love is Found, among others. Scheininger won third place in the meal together. The Moravian inspiring harmony through music 238-1822 .


Atlantic Ave., across from Fort Clinch, will NOTES
have several worship opportunities for the
set to Join Faith Christian Academy for its Christmas season. Regular Sunday services Pasloraprecaton
a al Christmas play today at 7:3qp.m. at include Traditional Worship and ,
Covenant Community pleting her the River of Praise Church iin Yulee. Communion Ait 9 a.m.; Children's Sunday Solid Rock Church of God
Church will install and conse- grade school Presdhool students will perform "Christmas School and Adult BibleStudy at 10:15 am.; by Faith, Inc., 86138 Palm
crate to service Pastor Grace -education in Showand Tell" at 6:30 p.m: The first- and Praise Worship and Communion at 11 Tree Drive, Yulee, willhonor
Pinkney, during a two-day pro- New York through eighth-grade students will perform am. A Christmas Cantatawill be held on its associate pastor with an
gram convening at Burns Hall, City. A gradu- "The Christmas Clinic" at 7:30 FCA's Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. The "Longest Night" Appreciation Celebration on
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, ate of String Orchestra and Hand Bell Choir will Worship is Dec. 21 at 7 pi:m. Christmas Eve Dec. 15 at 11:30 am. during
801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina C o 1 u m b ia perform as part of the play Admission is services include a family frieiidly service at morning worship. Hisfriends
Beach. College of free. For information -call 321-2137. 7 pm. and a candlelight service at 9p.m. All. and family are: welcome to
Expanding the Pastoral Pinkney Missouri, she are invited. come and sharewith him
Paradigm" Pastoral Installation has earned an r'Ai n horr i d. tirie appreciationfor his pasService begins at 7 p.m. tonight Associate's Acommunity choir and 16-pieceorches toral leadership in all of our
with the "Glory. Gathering." degree in Human Services and tra ill present "Christmas Memories," the Yulee United Methodist Church will hokl. communities. Formore inforApostle B. Dwayne Hardin will a Bachelor's in Business. 17th edition ofAn Evening in December, at a Christmas Cantata withthe Yulee UMC 6maiOn, please cllthe church serve as keynote speaker for She has worked 20 com- Amelia Baptist Church tonight and Sunday, Choir onDec. 15 at Ii a.m. OnDec. 20, at 225-5388.
the occasion. The installation bined years as an executive Dc. 15. Pam Bell, a local solohandbell enjoy a Christian Christmas Hayride from service will continue at 11 am., administrator and human; artist, will present apre-concert starting at 6:30-8 p.m. with cookies, hot chocolate and a U!CS 60p.m.-, he main progra6i of music, hardoDe.2ahrtmsEe
Saturday with the ordination resources manager, working for 6:30 p.m.The main program of music, hayride. On Dec. 24 aChristmas Eve Unity Isle of Light will
Presbytery lead byApostle Rick organizations such as Home drama, and the spoken word starts at 7p.m. Candlelight Service willbe held starting at hold services on Dec.22 at 10 Daniels and Apostle B: Dwayne Depotand eBay, Inc. .both nights. Amelia Baptist Church is locat- 6:30 p.m. am. at the American Beach
Hardin.. Grace Pinkney has served ed at 961167.Buccaneer Trail where South e Community Center, 1600 Julia
Pinkney is the daughter of as pastor of Covenant Com- Fletcher meets First Coast Highway. e St. on Amelia Iland,.
Covenant Community Church unity Church, located at 528 S. On Dec. 15 at10 A.m., New Vision ecember lessons will
founders Apostle Alvin & Dr Eighth St., since November 4,, 4p Ce Congregational Church, UCC will celebrate explore 'The Wonder Child"
Ludine Pinkney She entered 2012. This Chistmas season, Christwalk aMoravian Lovefeast, a Christmas tradition and be led by iarciaBrown,
the ministry in 1990 receiving : Covenant Community Church invites youito join them forA Christ- featuring the sharing of Moravian sweet spiritual leader and coordinaher Bachelor's in Ministryfrom Chturchi Welcomes everyone to mas Family Experience. The festivities will bread and awarm drink during the gather- tor. The service will include Apostolic DimensionsTraining share in this powerful, momen- be on Saturday, Dec.14 on the Christwalk ing for worship. The Lovefeast, begun in this meditation, pa yer and Institute in 2007. Grace Pinknri.ey tous occasion.i RSVPvia text to :.Church Campus, 2920 Bailey Road. This country in the Moravian Churchin the 18th singing. Children Are welattended' Fernandina Beach 321-6361 oremailinfo@cccflorl- year they will have two Christmas services, century, seeks toistrengthen a spirit ofhar- comed-and enchburaged. Junior High School before cornm starting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Following both mony, encouraging love and goodwill There will be special music.
......, .,. services there will plenty of activitiesfor -throughthe sharing6fa simplemeal.I't also a Unity Isle of Light is a S families to enjoy, from family ph tos to mak- embraces the music of Christmas through start-up spiritual community ing Chrisftmais 'crafts t6o riding the Christmas the singing of carbls and listening to the on AmeliajIsland witha positrain. There also will be free hot cocoa and melody and harmonyofusic.- tive, practical and progressive
t r 1 cookides. For information visit .New Vision worships each Sunday at 10'- approach to Christianity.
Swww. or call 261-7120. at 96072 Chester Road in Yulee. Visit They are a welcoming, enerH <* u ,awwwNewisin~ogrgati' getic and'engaging spiritual''
alldCI IS i:all or contact the Re Mary Kendrick Moore at, community All are welcome
b-ok o f d ev o tio ns On Sunday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. Handel's -' 238.1822. join them. The American
Messiah will be presented at the Amelia -Beach Community Center is
Pastor Ted Schroder, author Plantation Chapel. The Chancel Choir and t i ADA compliant To learn
andsenior pastor of the Amelia Orchestra, under the direction of Don What isyour gift Jesus? The St. about Unity Isle of Light conPlantAt e i i Edwards, will present the section often Michel Taiz6 e tac&-Marcia at 415-0822.
ing copies o rbfaiothehistms portidfi attehdd30minute s srii ir ice a [. vo ,
Food: Daily Devotions for the' -Marilyn Bosworth (soprano), Jeannie includes simple chants sung repeatedly, a -C on V sr ic
Hungry, at Natural Slie (in the Mezzano (alto), Justin Walker (tenor) and time of blessed silence and reflection, a The Jewish Community of
Shops 'at Amelia Islhfid Don Edwards (bass) will serve as the scripture reading and prayers of praise and Amelia Island/Nassau will
Plantation next to Marche soloistl. intercessions. Amidst the rush to prepare hold a Havdalah service on
Burette) from 4.30 to. 5.30 p.m. Experiencing the music of Handel's for Christmas, don't forget to-prepare your Saturday evening, Dec. 21, at
Sunday .Messiah is a tradition for millions around heart for the birth ofJesus; the truegift and a private home. For details
/Soul Food is the first of the world at Christmas. The beautiful cho- -:spirit of Christmas.,Feelifree to take a break contact Debbie Price at
four volumes containing daily ruses like, For Unt6 Us a Child is -Born, -'froim the hustle and bustle of the season and
devotions for the year. Volume 'Glory to God and the Hallelujah Chorus, meet the Lord and feelthi'power of His
1 is for the first quarter: bring the true meaning of Christmas to the Love in communal song and prayer. Can e tse ce
January, February and March listener. The service will close with Join in and bring a friend on Monday, In addiflon to ifs regular
The spiritual nourishment Beqedictus, (Blessed is the Lord), a beauti- Dec. 16 at7 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic morning service at 11 a.m.
being offered to feed the soul fl setting of atextwritten by R. C. Sproul. Church at Fourth and Broome streets. All Dec. 29,Amelia Island
covers the following topics: The The 90 meditations stand nCome and enjoy a magnificent morning arewelcom e. Church of Christ will hold an
Twenty-Third Psalm, ,Beach alone so that they can be inspi- of music atthe Amelia:Plantation Chapel, 36 T .,,Evening Candlelight service Parables, Faith and Doubt, The rational reading on any day they Bowman Road. Nursery available Call 277- V iauvtY at 7 p.
Apostles' Creed, The are accessed. 4414 orvisit The Live Nativity, a holiday classic in is locatedat 95762 Amelia
Beatitudes, The Life of David, Priced at $14.99 theywould downtown St. Marys, Ga., on the grounds of Concourse. Fr informtion
The Sufferin'gofJob, TheCross make thoughtful Christmas Ce PIe call 277-3303 or visit Amelia
of Christ.h Crs gift e S
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FirstFederalhelps nd park fo Emma Love

First Federal Bankof Florida
proudly announces a $2,000 .
contribution to the Emma Love
Hardee Elementary School
The donation was used to help
construct the little Pirate Park,
which was designed by former
student Uriah Giedrys. The idea
Uriah envisioned was for the
park to be the perfect place for
parents and children to have a
picnic and enjoy the park.
The Community Rewards
Program is a way for First
Federal and the community to
partner together'to support
local organizations. Every time
a First Federal customer, who is
enrolled in the program, uses
their debit card to make a signature-based transaction, First
Federal donates money to a participating organization. First 1 SUBMITTED
Federal customers just have to ,Fernandina Beach Mayor Sarah Pelican; Dr. Eric Larsen,.Emma Love Hardee elementary School principal; Rebecca Smith, Emma Love assistant swipe, sign and support. All principal; Mike Mickler, First Federal Bank of Florida Nassau County market Manager; Laura Broussard, First Federal Bank of Florida customer money raised comes from First service specialist; and Emma Love Hardee SAC member; Uriah Giedrys, former Emma Love Hardee student; Regina Duncan, Amelia IslandFederal. Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce's president; and several Chaniber Ambassadors cut the ribbon for a new park at the school.
"I am grateful to the loyalty
of our customers who share in
our mission to provide support that provide valued services to For over 50 years First Federal hasgiven over 2,000 If you are interested in help- debit card. If you are anorganto our communities," said Keith our communities. We are hope- Federal has been committed to local agencies thro the ing support your community ization that is interested in parLeibfried, president and CEO ful that our contribution& will building vibrant communities Community Rewards pram. though the Community ticipating in the Community of First Federal. "it is through inspire other businesses and through'the support of educa- This is in addition to thou- Rewards Program, stop byyour Rewards Program, visit their commitment to First individuals to also contribute to tion, sports, the arts andimprov- sands of dollars and vol nteer local First Federal branch or and click on the Federal that we are able to these important worthwhile ing the quality of life for all. hoursthat First Federal andits call the customer care center Contribution Requests learn donate to these organizations projects." Since its inception in 2010, First employees give ea6h year. at (386) 362-3433 to enroll your more picture.


science Irst brings students the stars
THE MONTH 5 FaterdaughteRbail
Nancy Bell, president of Faith Christian Academy
It is a privilege for Boys & ScienceFirst, a imariufacturer presents "Puttin' on the Ritz,"'
Girls Clubs of Nassau County of portabliplanetariums, sci- !its 14th annual Father
to recognize two outstanding encd education equipmentand Daughter Ball, on Feb. 1from
young people as Youths of the, environmental sampling equip-. 7-1.0 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton,
Month for Novemberi- 2013: ment located in Yulee, is proud ,Amelia Island Grand
Arielle Armstronig and Niveah to'ainounce that her company Ballroom. Fathers and daughMorris.. has renewed its partnership ters of all ages are welcome.
ArielleArmstrong is a pos- with MOSH, the Museum of Enjoy live music, professional.
itivexforce at the'MillerBoys Science and History of : photography and hors d'oeu& Girls Club, always helpful Jacksonville. vres. Tickets are $100. per
to her peers and younger '.For the second. straight father and daughter, and $50
kids. In sixth grade at year, Science First has loaned for each additional daughter
Fernandina Beach Middle one of its flagship products and include gift bag and mem- .7
School, this 12-year-old-irl (th Starla, Valed at over orybook After Jan. 15, tickdisplays remarkable maturity $8,000) to MOSH for usein ets increase to $125 and $60,
in he? service and participa- their school outreach program. respectively. Attire is semi-fortion. She understands that 'In 2013, over 1;000 students in mal and dancing shoes.
hard workproducs good Nasau and Duval counties Purchase tickets atthe -v
results as shown by her "A" expenenced.a-stateof-the-art, school, 96282 Brady Point
Hohoih Roll status at school. right in their -Road 31-2137oonline at
But she also understand sthati' ~neb ,46of charge. w ;nw.fOhgels.con..
an upbeat attitude:and abig Eddie Whisl, school prosmile help pave the way for grams manager at MOSH is Li
success. "thrilled to' partner with Yulee Boy Scout Troop 152
Arielle has a plan for the Sdience F rst The' Starlabl is will hold a canned food drive
future: to obtain a college an gazing teachinrig'toofthat on Dec. 14 in conjunction with
degree in biology and then helps MOSH bring science, to the Yulee Holiday Festival and .
work on research to find the life." Parade. There will be collect:
cure for cancer. With her In 'addition to, the loan f tion boxes placed at several
proven leadership skills and the Starlab, MkOSH and locations along the parade
drive, she will be just as valu- ScienceFirstare collaborating .SUBMITED route and at the festival. All.
able a erson to the communi- on science videos highlighting Science First, a manufacturer of portable planetariums and other science education food will be given to local
ty as sheis now in school and Various intriguing aspects of equipment in Yulee, has renewed- its partnershipwith MOSH of Jacksonville to charities to help feed the less the club.. science, using products' of bring free planetarium shows to children in Nassau and Duval County schools. In fortunate. If you have any'
'Science First mpniufacture. 2013 over 1,000 students have'benefited from this effort. The loan of a Starlab, questions call Kenny Walters Eight to 10 professional videos valued at $8,000, will enable hulidreds (if not thousands) of local students to view at (904) 759-1027. will entertain and instruct stu- 'the heavens, right in their school gymnasiums, ab e.
dents on such abstract con- .. ...,_ __ Foodpr pcourem.
cepts as static electricity, mag- Registration is open for the
ne.tism, geology, astronomy the Science First website nership, willparticipate the to rehch the stars without leav- Commercial Food and meteorology, color and light. ( multi-day- video sho in ing the school. It, is made in Culinary Arts Workforce Not only will the videos will' Company team members January. the company's Yulee facility Certificate offered at the
be an' integral.part of the Helmut Albrecht, Kylie .,'The Starlab, the world's and shipped to schools, sci- Betty P Cook Nassau Center. MOSH, outreach program; Francke and Nathaniel Bell, first portable planetarium, ence~centers and planetariums 'The 600-hour, two-course prothey will also be available on who helped facilitate the part- remains one of the best.ways thiough'ut the world gram prepares individuals for employment in the'culina'ry
and hospitality fields. Food
-1 A Preparation, the first 300-hour
D.C UBOD training class, begins Jan. 13,
. "meeting Monday-Friday from
Armstrong 1-5 p.m. until May 9. Fee is
_$942 plus a uniform Textbook-'
andvknives provided for use in
At age eight years, Nivaeh the class: Restaurant Cook,
Morris is a.youngster with a 'the second 300-hour class,
big heart and a bright smile. will be offered in the summer
Always helpful and polite at term, which starts in May.
the Roberts BOys & Girls Chef Bill Castleberry will
Club, Nivaeh'eagerly joins in teach the classes. Interested
club programs: Smart Girls, residents must complete an
Power Hour, Triple Play and' application and the Test of ':
The Masters. She enjoyed the Adult Basic Education
challenge of'participating in (TABE), .The Betty. P Cook .
the Making Strides'Against Nassau Center is located at
Breast Cancer Walk.- 76346 William Burgess Blvd.,
At- home, Nlvaeh is espe- ,Yulee. For information call
cially attentive to the needs of" .." Tina Elmiore at 548-4435.
her elderly grandmother and
helps het mom by washing .Avation
dishes. An Honor Roll student, h h"
in third grade at Emma Love A.
Hardee Elementary,' she loves 01['Friends of Fernandina
to help younger kids and so Aviation is awarding $2,000
hopes to be a crossing guard -' scholarships to Nassau
next schoolyear. That love of County public high school
-kids forms her dream of the seniors who wish to pursue a
future: to become a pediatri- course of study or vocation in
cian. Nivaeh's upbeat person- an aviation-related field.
alityand dedication will Information and applications
assure her of reaching that may be obtained on the FOFA
goal. website,, or at
all Nassau County high
school guidance offices: For
further information, contact
Jim McCannell at 261-5831.
Applications must be submit- .
ted to your guidance office by .
April 4, 2014.
Needs andseeds
S '/ SUBMI'ITED Fernandina Beach
In June 2014, Emma Love Hardee's Safety Patrols are heading to Washington, D.C. for four days packed full of Christian Academy is growing., sightseeing, learning and fun. The trip will include more than 15 national and historic sites, from museums to and could use volunteers for monuments. These students will be raising $20,000 to pay their way. These fifth~ grade Safety Patrols donate its 4-H garden, clerical suptheir time to make school a better place; supporting this trip is a great way to say "thanks" for a job well done. port, technology and substi- For more information or to help with funding, contact Safety Patrol sponsor Brenda Bunch at 491-7936 or tute teachers. If you can help,
Morris contact Principal Frank
'-________ _Vacirca at 491-5664.



Tmi'rutcakes' at ACT 20 additional artisans from the coffee and snacks. The Barn social at 6 p.m. Meet in the Orchestra presents Holiday and the ever-present glass of
Femandina Beach Arts is located at 850918 US 17, lobby lounge to sign in. Enjoy Pops today at 11 a.m. and 8 sweet tea. This modem spin
Tickets are on sale for Market will show off their one block north of A tA at the a short walk of the decorated p.m. and Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. in on a timeless classic captures Amelia Community Theatre's wares along with the regular comer of Pages Dairy Road. grounds of The Ritz-Carlton, Jacoby Symphony Hall. the sights and sounds of the family holiday show, market vendors. Featured Call 477-7268 for information. Amelia Island, then gather in Your family will thrill to the American South via
"Fruitcakes." Featuring a cast nonprofits are Keep Nassau the lounge for a short club spectacle of the season with Jacksonville playwright and
of adults and youths, this Beautiful and The P.E.O. update, followed by a social. conductor Michael Butterman director Ian Mairs, while maincomedy celebrates small- Sisterhood. Vote for the Best Santa will visit DeNuccis Beverages are on your own. and the Jacksonville taining the spirit of Dickens' town life. Remaining perform- Decorated Booth. Soft Serve, 2210 Sadler The club will provide light hors Symphony in this sparkling beloved tale of greed and
ances are at 8 p:m. today and On Dec. 15 "Hometown Ioad, on Dec. 15 from 1-3 d'oeuvres. holiday celebration. Guest redemption.
Dec. 14 at 207 Cedar St. Holiday"takes place again p.m. Kids who visit with Santa A $5 donation col- vocalist-pianist Tony DeSare Tickets are $22.50 for Adult tickets are $20 and stu- from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the will receive a free cone. Also, lected during sign-in. Valet will make sure you have your- reserved.seating, $17.50 for
dent tickets through college Femrnandina Beach Arts 20 percent of sales will be parking is complimentary at self a merry little Christmas, children, seniors and military are $10. Visit www.amelia- Market. Market management donated to Lamb Christian the hotel. Please RSVP to gift-wrapped with charm and and $12.50 for FSCJ or call will talk about vendor opportu- Day Care in conjunction with Jane Bailey at dnjbailey@ sophistication. dents/staff with valid ID 261-6749 for tickets and infor- nities for 2014. Local musi- Santa's visit. or 261--9884. DeSare has'drawn rave Limittwo tickets per ID at mation, cians, nonprofits and busi- Order forms will be avail- reviews for his renditions of $12.50 each. Call (904) 646nesses that would like to join able for Christmas desserts CaSCOCt songs from the great 2222 or (904) 442-BWAY
est o alofw s are encouraged to come out (to be picked up Dec. 22 or The 2013 Christmas American songbook, (2929), or visit www.artist
Come see beautifully dec- and leam more. Visit 23), with 20 percent of those Concert by the Nassau as well as his own composi-- orated holiday trees in Amelia FemandinaBeachMarketPlac sales also benefiting the Community Band will be held tions. Now returning after his Community Theatre's Main, school. on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 Valentine's Romance" Pops Pola xp s
Stage Lobby during the run of FemandinaBeachArtsMarket. p.m at Amelia Baptist Church, debut with the Jacksonville The Beaches Museum &
the comedy "Fruitcakes," corn, find them on Facebook P ni tour 961167 Buccaneer Trail, Symphony, DeSare delights in History Park announces the
through Dec. 14. These fes- or call 557-8229. Cumberland Island's Plum Fernandina Beach. Admission entertaining thousands at this arrival of the Polar Express at
tive trees, for your home or S Orchard Christmas Tour is is free. most wonderful time of the Pablo Station.. Children can
business, may be purchased t Mays hO etour Dec. 15:See the historic Concert highlights will year. meet Santa and thq conductor
by visiting the box office or The St. Marys, Ga., Carnegiethansion decked out include Sleigh Ride, The Most For ticket information call on a real.steam engine and calling 261-6749. Christmas Tour of Homes is in elegant'holiday decor. Wonderful Time of the Year, (904) 354-5547 or log on to receive their own golden bell.
SDec. 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. and Reservations are limited and How the Grinch Stole, Letters to Santa can be writSaitasworkhop will feature an assortment of. should be made in advance. Christmas and other holiday ten and posted on the Polar
On Dec. 14 from 1-4 p.m. beautifully decorated private Call (912) 882-4335 for regu- favorites. New this year will be O EEV'f Express.
kids can take part in Santa's homes, bed and breakfasts, lar 9 a.m. or 11:45 a m. ferry the Christmas Trivia game St. Marys Little Theatre Santa will reply to each letWorkshop at the American shops and historic churches. reservations and pay an addi- with special prizes and fun for presents "Forever Christmas,, ter via email. Crafts, games Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third Orange Hall, a circa 1829 tional $6 fee to be included in all ages, an original family musical, and refreshments willalso be
St., including arts and crafts, a Greek revival mansion, the Plu Orchard Christmas today and Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. available. The event is free,
Christmas movie, pizza with recently received an extensive Tour T ferry returns to St. OUT OF TOWN and Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at but donations are encouraged
prifsmso photos with opcentand ecored for ethnie ou TL' ChItioe soreS."t.Mrs t h uem
Santa, letters to Santa and exterior renovation and will be Marys, a., at 5:30 p.m. Theatre by the Trax, 1000 to help support family events
professional photos with: open and. decorated for the 'Chdqti a r Osborne St., St. Marys, at the museum.
Santa. event. The Riverview Hotel,. shplg r '"ChristmasCarole" is at Ga. Call (912)729-1103 or The Polar Express will'be
Bring an unwrapped toy for Spencer House Inn and Salt The S.S. Amelia Alharibra Theatre ahd Dining, visit www.stmaryslittlethe- available: Dec. 14 from 10
Toys for Tots and receive a River Antiques & Collectibles Gingerbread Pirate Ship is'on 12000 Beach Blvd.," a.m. to 4 p.m.; Dec. 15 from free 8x10 family portrait. will each be open and will display in the lobby of-The Jacksonville, starring Gary 3:00 p.m ; Dec. 21
Children's photos with Santa serve as refreshment stations. Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Marachek. Show times are 8 from 10a.m. to 4 p.m.; and
are included in the price of Additionally, The Blue GoOse for public viewing during the p.m. Tuesday through EB Sprooge: A Southem Dec. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. $30 per child. will host acoustic country- holiday season. Highlights Sunday. Doors open at 6 p.n'. Fried Carol, written and direct- Pablo Station is located in the
blues duo Belmont & Jones. include Santa's Storybook Tea and meal at 6:30 p:m. edby local playwright lan Pablo Historical Parkin front Hometown oloi.ay Tickets are $15in advance (Dec 14 and 21), Santa Tuck- Matnees on Saturday are at Mairs, based on Charles of Beaches:Museum at 381
$'iadace (c 21) Matinees 'n Saturdyaea arbs6nCre
Fernandina Beach Market and $20 the day of the event, ins, and New Year's Eve 1:15 p.m. Doors open at 11 Dickens'A Christmas Carol, Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Place and the Femrnandina Advance tickets can be pur- 'Black and White Masquerade a.m. and the buffet starts at will play today and Dec. 14 at Beach. Visit www. Beaches BeachArts Market are joining chased at the St. Marys Ball. Additionally, guests can 11:15 a.m. Sunday matinee is 7:30 p.m., Dec. 19 at 7:30 forces for a two-day event, Welcome Center or the chose from a selection of din- at 2 p.m. Doors open at noon p.m., Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. held in two locations, called Kingsland Welcome Genter ing options during Christmas and the meal starts at 12:15 with American Sign Language id-,,w-, ,- I "Hometown Holiday." via cash or check. For infor- and New Year's Eve. Visit p.m. interpreter, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. "A Christmas Carol" plays
Dec. 14 from 9 a.m.-2 mation contact the St. Marys : www.itzcariton.cor/arieliais- Group sales are available; and 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 22 at Jacksonville's'Times-Union,
p.m.,.the Femandina Beach Welcome Center'at (912) 882- land or call 277-1100 for more Tickets start at $46 for adults 3 p.m. at Florida State Center's Moran Theater on Market Place farrimers market 4000 Pr info@stmaryswel- information .' and $35 for children and 'College at Jacksonville'-' Dec. 20 at 8 p.m.
on North Seventh Street will' include dinner,.show and South Campus Wilson Tickets start at $26.50 (and
be transformed into a wonder- H oli a walk parking. Call the box office at Center, 11901 Beach Blvd., at $12.75'for children 12 and
land of holiday traditions. Pen house The third annual '"Walkin' (904) 641-1212 or visit Jacksonville. 'under) at the Artist Series Box
Ernjoy pictures with Santa, fes- The Barn in Yulee will host Nassau Goes Holiday Walkin' Drop your British accent Office between 10 a.m.-5 tive music and local artists its second annual Christmas at The Ritz" ~will be held on T J and leave your English spirits p.m., Monday-Friday, at (904)
selling hand-crafted jewelry, Open House on Dec. 14 start- Dec. 17, .wth the walk at 5 Hli1 dyopS at home. Enter aworld of grits 442-BWAY (2929)and online pottery and textiles. More than ing at noon with afree raffle, p.m. and club update apd Jacksonville Symphony and gravy, red velvet cake at
at: noo Vvft:a f ,~ re rf e,7: p-:m an c,i rnTIAe ,. .' Community Church's s ialcandleligh.t a 'beauiul service and a wonderful wayto pre- -(904) 415-0822.To learn moreaboutthe servfLEDRITIJ ~Wontinuedfrom 1A Christmas Eve service T 6-7 p.m. on Dec. pare for the birth of the Savior. Call 277-441'4 ice contact Janet Streit at (410) 258 6094.
the newlyiestoreO Orange MalLwill take place 24 at 96038 Lofton Squr' Court at Lofton NuIsery provided. All arewelcomeun,, ij j I on Dec. 17froar6b8 p.M.0flhitr'ee family s Square shopping centerinYulee.''yvtis The t a
friendly event welcomes allto witness the reen- free and th'er'll bea sciffeing for Ull l I First Prsberian Churchwillhave.two
actment of the Nativity. Carenet Pregnancy Center of Camden County,,, Unity Isle of Light has invited New servicesof worship on Christmas Eve. A family
Ga., at the-service. Grace Community Church Vision Congregational Church, UCC and E. service at 5:30 p.m. will involve children as' S-Cse S e is part of the Presbyterian Church in America Nassau branch of the Unitarian Universalist characters of the Nativity. Costumes will be
Advent services with communion will be (PCA). Learn more at Church ofJacksonville to co-host a family' a..available .in JimThomnas Hall at 5 p.m. for any held each Wednesday in Decetmber in the Qhristimas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. at'.e s children attending the service. Don't pass'up
Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 9 N. C -p theAericai Beach CommunityCente, 1600. the opportunity to be a shepherd, a wise man
Sixth St. Everyone is welcome and invited to Join Legacy Baptist Church fora Christmas Julia St. itoa an angel or a sheep! Nursery will be available
pause mid-week, midday, for meditation, inspi-*' Eve Candlelight Communin service, Dec. 24 .' There will be tr na ditioa carol singing, can- for the 5:30 p.m. service only. ration and.celebration'as we approach at 5 p.m. The church is located in the die lighting, meditation, prayer and children's A Traditional Service of Lessons & Carols Chiistmas with anticipation. Services will .'Nassauville'Volunteer Fire Station. on Old message. "Reverends Mary Kendrick Moore. will follbW at 9 p.m. Both serviceA will featui're begin at noon Dec. 18. NAssauville Road, Fernandina -Beach. For more.' and Linda Green from New Vision, Marcia Communion and candlelight. First
C a information contact Pastor JeffWhitaker at Brown from Unity, and. Harry Green from 'Presbyterian is located at'9 N. Sixth St. Its
hr Mac a .753-0731. Unitarian Universalistwill all participate. The doors are opentoone and all. Questions? Call
The community is invited to join Harvest service will celebrate the'birth of Christ with the church office at 261-3837.
Outreach Ministries, 905 Broome St., C'and an upbeat and genuine holiday spirit. l "& '"
FernandinalBeach, as they celebrate the A Festival of Lessons dd Carols will be pre- Refreshments will be served after the service. s C o Christmas season in songs with a Christmas sented on Christmas vt 5 p.m. at the All are welcome. ' Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600
Cantata on Dec. 21 at 7p.m. Amelia Plantation'Chape36 Bowman Road. To learn more about New Vision Atlantic Ave., across fromFort Clinch, will host
The storyof the festival gins in Isaiah with Congregational Church'visit wwwnewvision- "Carols & Cookies" on Dec.29 at 5 p.m. Bring I...A n n~nLym i ..prophesy of the child an continues through;E. Nassau branch your leftover cookies, thq church will supply
A Community Unity Holiday Meal will be. John'1:1-14, "and the Word became flesh." of the Unitarian Univeralist Church visit the hot cide~ chocolate and coffee as particiheld on Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. ,at the MLK Recrea- Scriptures are followed with carols, hymns or and pants sing favorite Christmas Carols and hear tion Center, 1200 Elm St., Fernandina Beach, 'anthems presented by the Chancel Choir. Unity Isle of Light contact Marcia Brown at the stories behind them. hosted by Emmanuel For His Glory Commu- Come, hear again the story of the Savior's nity Outreach. All are welcome to celebrate the birth and be moved by the words and music of birth of the Lord as a community. This eveht is O Holy Night. As is thetradition in Christian
free to all so come as.youare and bring the churches across the country, the service will thi
family. For information"call (904) 624-3501, end as th~ sanctuary lights dim, each lights his Candlelight Chr nasrEveh e and hush fas aound th beau-' -O The

The community is invited to Grace the joyous hymn O Come, alYe Faitul It is O

KIttywish tree Angels are together again in a PawsAbility thrift shop in the
calendar for 2014 and one of Harris Teeter shopping'center
The Kitty Wish Tree at Cats Angels "model" kitties is on Dec. 14 between 10 am.
CatsAngels is lp and loaded featured each month. Cat and 2 p.m. Bring your furry with'wish cards for its felines, people, of all ages will love the friend to have their picture There's a wide array of wishes pictures and it's great for holi- taken with Santa.
this year from cat food, day gifts or stocking stuffers. This event is for pets and .spay/, cat toys and The calendars are $10 each people. All that is required is a supplies. Stop by and make a at the Cats Angels Thrift donation of dog or cat food, to CNfCffKGTh3 HfEBOUNtD 8ENIWORf B d iYf.UIRIfN
kitty's .wish come true. Cats Store/Adoption Center, 709 S. help the urry friends in resi- 40 Homebound Seniors wll enjoy a Angels Thrift Store is located Eighth St.' and at the dence at the RAIN Humane at 709 S. Eighth Street and is Fernandina library. All pro- shelter. C special holiday meal Christmas wede!
open Monday-Saturday from ceeds support the Cats Local author Jean
11 a.m.- 5p.m. Take a look at Angels spay/neuter and adop- Vincennes will'sign her books, With your assistance those_ same homebound seniors the seasonal decorations and tion programs. Cats Angels, Poetry a book of poems
gift items. Inc. SPCA is a 501 (c)3 non- inspired by Amelia Island and will continue to receive two nutritious reals
Cats Angels is a 5013(c) profit organization and relies its beaches, and Cop Stories, a week throughout 2014.
charity and proceeds benefit on donations, grants and with profits going to buy bulletits spay/neuter, TNR and fundraising. Visit www.catsan- proof vests for K-9 officers Freezer containers are prepared to maintain adoption programs. through the charity Fallen
Officers Remembered. the quality bfthe meals.
Kt arSanlta Visit Visit www.authorjeanvin- quality
The Putr-fect Cats of Cats Santa will be coming to the to learn more. Fresh produce and dairy products help keep
seniors healthy year round.
accepted until Jan. 1; online mission to education resiWOW Continuediom lB registrations will be accepted dents of and visitors .to Amelia will adopt a hom found senior
camera you have not quite until Jan. 17. For questions Island a out the wildlife and learned how to use effective- about the classes, contact wild pls of the island to for the coming year!
ly, these workshops could be Dawna Moore atdaw- promotet appreciation and
just the ticket! To register, go conservation of the.island's Please sB#d dBBBt0BS t0: or or call 556-4880. natural treasures. For inforpick up a registration form at Nature photography class- nation about the programs CoBlit0o f the Homeless Of Nassau County/Soup Train
the Atlantic Recreation es are just one of the many and the upcoming eighth PO BOX 76723, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
Center, Fort Clinch Visitor educational programs offered annual Wild Amelia Nature Center, or at the branches of by Wild Amelia throughout Festival May 16-18, 2014, visit For more information please call:
First Federal Bankof Florida. the year. Wild Amelia is an all- and Genece Minshew, p904-491-0185 SA
Mail registrations will be volunteer nonprofit with a Wild Amelia on Facebook.

H O M ES FRDAY DECEMBER 11,.2013 News-Leader

There will be temporary
sand labyrinth for walking
carries a serious sting on t not
i on the beach in front of the pavilions at North Beach
Q I found this strange what weep- Park, a city park one mile
.looking caterpillar on ing branch- north of Main Beach on
my tree trunk Will you iden- es that afe North Fletcher Avenue.
tify it for me? WF clothed with For those interested in
A I have received emails two- to building a labyrinth, Eliza
.with photos of this three-inch- Holliday will start the
caterpillar within the last few long,' shiny, process on Sunday from 1weeks so I know it is time to 'dark green, 4 p.m. on the beach, and
talk about it. Your caterpillar leathery finish Friday, Dec. 20. On
is called a puss moth cater- GADEN leaves. Saturday, Dec. 21 the
pillar. Here, in the labyrinth will be ready to
The southern flannel TALK southern walk for prayer, meditation
moth, Megalopyge opercularis ... extent of its or just to celebrate the
is an attractive small moth range, the winter solstice. Group
best known because of its Beckylordi tree remains walks will be held at sunlarva, the puss caterpillar evergreen, rise and sunset on Dec.
The genus name Megalopyge The bark naturally sheds, 21. For more information,
are derived from the Greek which many, people often call Eliza Holliday at 556-.
roots Megalo (large) and mistake for disease, but can 2517 or email eliza@letter
pygidium (fump) probably provide an interesting pat-
because of the shape of the tern on the trunk making it SUBMITrED
caterpillars. The photos are more attractive.
mine from a caterpillar and Chinese Elm can reach 80
cocoon attached to my feet in height but is more
garage door. In north central. often seen at 40 to 50 feet, H
Florida, puss caterpillars are making it an ideal shade, OME& GARDEN BRIEFS
most common on various specimen, street or parking
species of oaks but are also lot tree. The root system is Talbot House and homeowners. Horticulture News is the Wildlife Habitat and Florida-Friendly
common on elms including comprised of several very free and will be emailed "blind copy" Landscaping certifications.
both native species and the large-diameter roots that.can The North Florida Land Trust invites every other month. Your email address is exotic Chinese elm. Young grow to great distances from the public to celebrate the third anniver- protected; it is not published in the email sr Gard help larvae feed by skeletonizing the trunk. These are usually sary of Talbot House on Dec. 14 from transmission. Horticulture News features Need a horticulture question leaves and later eat small located fairly close tothe sur- noon to 4 p.m. and enjoy the outdoors at plant and wildlife information, tips for a. answered and can't wait until the next holes in the leaves, face of the soil and can occa- this conserved propertyon Mud River. successful landscape and a monthly "to- Plant Clinic? The Extensioni's website has
This caterpillar is one of sionally lift sidewalks.They Bring your bicycles, fishing poles, kayak do" list for your landscape. Upcoming many questions and answers from
the most venomous caterpil- can also get into sewer lines or walking shoes to Talbot House, a 2,200 programs are also identified. To sign up Rebecca Jordi's "Garden Talk" column, at lars in the United States.'The causing damage, but they are square foot home and property located at for the newsletter, see: http://riassau.ifas. venomous spines of puss usually not a serious prob- 12134 Houston Ave. On Big Talbot Island, tfl.ed/horticulture/newsletter/newslet- uestions/questions.html. Call 491-7340, caterpillars are hollow and lem. Consider planting far easily accessed from Heckscher ter.html, or call the Extension officeat or stop by the Yulee Extension office for
each is equipped with a away from sidewalks and Dive/A1A North. The property is avail- (904) 879-1019. Master Gardeners are on help with your landscapequestions.
venom gland at its base. In drain fields, See http://edis. able for special occasions, workshops, phone duty Fridays at 491-7340. Rain ba photos
-Texas, they have been so retreats, photography and fine art class- p htos
numerous in some years that *What:is this white stuff es, wetland education and more. Iie hbtat f you attended a landscape Matters:
schools in San Antonio in Q .on my prickly pear cac- Gift-wrapped long leaf pine seedlings Learn how to attract butterflies arnd Rain Barrel class, the Nassau Extension 1923 and Galveston in 1951 tus? TA will be available for sale in celebration of birds and other desirable wildlife to ydur office would like you tosend them a
were closed temporarily A .Thanks for bringing in the conservation work byNFLT and light gardens and make your yard a ~'Certified photo of your installedrain larrel.
because of stings to children. a sample. The pest is refreshments will be available. For infor- Wildlife Habitat" To schedule hef pres- Painted or not; gutters or not show how It was reported in 1922 by actually called a cochineal mation about how you. can place your 'entation, community groups and garden you are collecting tha4-rainwater. Digital Dr. Foot that severity of insect. Prickly pearcacti order, call (904)285-7020. clubs should contactBea Walker, a photos should be sent to
stings between people (Opuntia spp.) are native to Master Gardener volunteer with Nassau Include your
depends on the thickness of the Americas. They are easy G n ese County Extension Service, at balk- name and townri. The photos will be postthe skin where the sting to grow and propagate, mak- Nassau Couhty Extension is offering a, or 321-2266. edat http://nassau.ifas.ufl. edu. Contact occurred. TIhesting pro- ing them an excellentchoice bi-monthly newsletter for gardeners Walker's own backyard has received both, the office at (904) 87941019. duces an immediate intense for low water use landscapSburning pain followed by the ing.
appearance of a red grid-like For fun, carefully scrape
pattern on the skin matching some of wax mass from the
Sthe pattern of the venomous, plantwitha kiife and crush
spines on the caterpillar. In iton a piece of pape: If this
addition to the characteristic results in a deep red color, .
localized symptoms, more: then You knowyou have the
general systemic manifesta- cochineal scale (Dactylopious tions may includ tieadache, spp.). Cochineal remained
fever, naqp,,oing, -: oni;otthe mti,.flpptf't irregular heartbeat, low sources of red dyestuffs until se
blood pressure, seizures and the 1850s, when the first syn.
more rarely, abdominal pain, thetic dyes, called aniline
muscle spasms, swelling ot dyes, were produced.
the lymph nodes and convul- Cochineal's still commecialsions. ly produced inf Mexico and
Remedies that mhybe Indiato firnis h thepermahelpflhin some cases include nent brilliantred dye for
removing broken spine tips foods, drinks cosmetics and 608 S. 8t Street Pil Griffin
from theskin with tape, artists' colors. The dye made Fernandina Beach, Ft 32034 Broker If-,
applying ice packs, oral anti- from cochineal is often called
histamines, application of carmine or carminic acid. (904}261-2770 (904) 556-9140
hydrocortisone cream to the The cochineal scale is a
site, systemic corticosteroid's. piercing/sucdkifing insectthat COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT LEASING SALES and intravenous calcium glu- ,uses the cottony wax to shelconate. The caterpillar d6ds ter female insects and egg
have natural enemiessuch as masses. The crawler stage is
the tachinid fly, Hyposoter j whet they spread on and
fugitivus, Lanugo retentor and among cactus plants. Once
Hyposotorfugitives, all of settled, they spin the waxy
which are predatory wasps. fiber to protect them from
In most years, puss caterpil- predators anid the weather.
lars are kept unider'control While these small insects utiby natural enemies. If control lize the plant for food the H
measures are required, damage is usually negligible .or/we
chemical insecticide or If a plant is seriously coo- No
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) nized and showing signs of NEW LISTING IN Amelia National ,
appl:ations recommended decline, youcan pre off b 95219 BERnMiUDA DRIVE
for control of other caterpil- the worst pads and discard e/ ahslthm i AmlaNtoa ofcmuiy
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lars should be effective. For then (alwaysprune at the the 7th hole across thelake. Room for apool or lfatio extension.
more complete information, 'joints). Blast theremainidig Priced well below replacement cost and appraisal value.
please read the University of portion of the plant with a
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A .1 am glad you brought County Etension Director for Sales Director
.in a clipping of the tree Nassau County and Nassau
with the seeds as it inade it County Horticulture Agent Cell 904-753-0256 608 S. 8th Street h melth 32034 Bm
much easier to identify. I HI, is a University ofFlorida Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
believe you probably have a faculty member Mail ques- Cell: (904) 556-9140
Chinese Elm. A fast-growing, tions to Garden Talk, c/o Office (904) 261-2770
deciduous or evergreen tree, Rebecca Jordi,Nassau County "Exceeding Expectations" COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT LEASING SALES Chinese Elmkorms a grace- Ex tension, 543350 US 1, ,, NETEN.LAIG AE
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In it. Very scared cat, weighs about 12 JUS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS,' -I
LOCAL CONSTRUCTION CO. SMALL ISLAND EATERY with anWaterfront Homes & Lots Calln Toys, tools, new windows, lots of misc.
looking for jab site Superintendent to eclectic menu seeks experienced cook ~{~ )~ "" ~ 'U (904) 261-4066 for Information. C.H.
manage multiple jobs. Residential and with,. a passion for preparing fresh, Lasserre, Realtor.
LOST CAT Gray & white male manx commercial experience required. Email organic, foods. Good pay, excellent "k (no tall). Right eye has pigmentation resume to: hours. Email resume to: **A *****AA
in it. Very scared cat, weighs about 12 YOU CAN BECOME an expert in JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS
Ibs. Lost in Nassau Lakes. (904)556- HVAC installation & repair Pinnacle Toys tools new windows, lots of misc.
6982 Earn $$$ Helping. MDsI Process_. Career Institute online HVAC education 1775 S Fletcher Ave. Fri.
medical claims from home. Call the PAINTERS NEEDED Full time work. n as little as 12 s Call 1877651 Sat. 12/14, 8am-2pi. 10-ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP ESTATE
In a litle s 1 mos Cal 1-77-51-Gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountain acreage Federal Trade Commission to find out Must have some professional experi- 3961 or go online' ww.HVAC-Online- DWS_ NG-Ldeplsoh, Gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountain actage how to spot medical billing scams. ence, tools, & transportation. Call Marc ANF DOWNSIZING Ladies plus clothes, featuring spectacular 3 state views &
1(877)FTC-HELP. A message from the (904)753-1689. GONE WITH THE WIND collectibles, & towering hardwoods. Abuts U.S.
If You Have Lost Your Pet please News-Leader and the FTC. household items Sat. 12114, 9am- National Forest. Great building spot
check the Nassau Humane Society --- BgnHr-l__1pm. 85702 Radio Ave., Yulee. U/G utilitids, paved rd frontage, RV
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next NOW HIRING A SWIMMING POOL AIRLINE CAREERS Begin Here Get friendly. Priced to sell 'only $69,900.
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the PRIMARY CARE Physicians, Nurse TECHNICIAN TO CLEAN SWIMMING FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Exc financing. Call (866)952-5303 x92.
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078 Practitiopers, and Physicians' POOLS Cleaning experience prefer- Technician training. Housing & financial *A K 0 *o * ANF ULicense Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers Assistants needed for Camden red. Will train. Driver's license requir- aid for qualified students. Job placment MARSH LAKES 93042 Harbor Ct. Lg license building (904)491-7440. County's Living Well Onsite Wellness ed. Clean background & drug free. assistance. Call AIM (866)314-3769. & sm framed prints, handmade quilts, ENSELOCAI on6a
Clinic. Part-time; no weekends; no on- Send resume to dunmarounvah- ANF new Christmas Lenox china, etched TENNESSEE LOG CABIN on 6 acres
glassware, cookbooks, Ig &.sm oriental withfree boat slip.Only $74,900. New
call Competctive.*sary. Please-email gom or call (904) 277-6700. sibirfrPenbsav niipm onlc $il,900 ew
CV c to sbowlckaco.casdeneal. (. 0 "rugs, blue Pennsylvania. House camel 3BR/2BA log cabin shell, lake access,
EE, M/F/V/H nicely wooded, level setting. Quiet
E / . 'TOP 1% PAY'- & CSA friendly equip:, A YARD .SALE Sat., 12/14' 7:3a paved oad frontage. Exc financing.
full benefits +. quality hometime, no noon.. r Call now (877)88-0267 x453. ANF
AUTO PARTS COMPANY Full time slip seating. Take truck home. CDL-A ona 86213Meadowwood Dr. Yulee.
couner/rive Ooitio: Rsume ony, 2S8-782, WwWadChildren's items & much more. Ifs et countr/der positiontResumes only, req S77- 58-9782, Yd S S T
age of S call (904)321-1116, 'the email ANF Y
Just Friends Club, to betInvited to the .YARD SALE- Sat. 12/14, Sam, Tbolsi
Jan. 6, 2014 monthly 'dinner party. SERVER OR GRIL COOK WANTED r YARDSALE CHRISTMAS DEALSIII furniture, housewares,. II' bit of A
Must call before Dec. 15 to bg Invited. PSE a Ii *SeasonaO G L BK W D D everYthingl 1733 Mallard Ln. Rain or
DRIVRS:*Seaona DrlersNeedd' Blackm~ck. Rd./Bakei"Dr.;.96157 Baker
Helene Scott, Founder. ea dia n person at theb to ,haul U.S. Mal In Jacksoville Dr., ,'Yulee. Sat. 12/14, Sam-? shine
HeleneSottFo .Fernandina Beach Golf Club or email P sopen r llabediv Motorcycles; cars, equipment, clothing, mrobertsonefemandnabeachqolfclub.c Excellent ra $18.94p/h & more. Everything must go thing SAT. 12/14, 9AM-? Furniture,
or.$4.46 H&W. lass A CL & 2yrs household misc., Christmas. All very
Experience required in the ast five nice. Nottingham Dr., between 14th St 4
years. EOE/AA. Salmon Companies & Amelia Rd. 4BR/PA DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE
800-251-4301' or I apply online MOVING SALE PVC patio fumiture, HOME on 1 acre, $900/mo..+ $900
-R 'www.driveforsalmon.corn motorcycle (H-D) gear ,& accessories,' SAT. 12/14, 9AM-2PM No eriy dep. Yulee area. Call (904)7p53-2155 or
HD Sundowner motorcycle seat, roll- birds:- Multi-family yard sale, 95520 (904)7532156.
.top -desk,- lamps, -tables, chairs, :house- Douglas .'Rd., Natsauville; I Household,.
ALL REAL ESTATE 'Advertised hold Itemirvbnyl record albus, cloth- s a ts l
Herein is subject to the Federal Ining, and more 434 N Fletcher Ave items, toys, games, lots of DVD, plus YULEE Nice SW. 2BR/2BA $500,
Herein~~~~~ ssbet:oteFdrlIng, a'nd mhore- 434 N Fletcher 'Ave. size scrubs 8 clothing. Everything
Fair Housing, Act, which makes It hld s teFri.,12/13 & Sat. 12/4,.7am-lpm. se & clothing. Everythng $575, $600, $650. Also, 2BR SW rent
illegal to advertise any prefer- priced to sell. to own available $500/mo. Water inc..
ence, limitation, or discrimination 23 YR. ESTABLISHED Service animals only. (904) 01-5999
based on race, color, religion, sex, MANUFACTOR HOME DEALER '
handicap, familial status or looking for experienced sales person. LILLAH VINE YARD' SALE Sat.
national origin, or the intentionto Draw plus commission. .401K/health 9am-2pm 850717 US 17 in Yulee. 2BR/1BA SWMH in Black ock area.
make any such preference," a Ins./bonus plan. Send resume "to Christmas decor and much nore. NEWWASHER DRYR sedon Serviceanimals only. W/D, huge
e e p r's 'g= . . N E W W AmS H E R & DR Y E R ,-' se d o n l S e rv ice ,a n im a ls o n y W /D h u g e
limitation or discrimination. or ne time. $500: Paid 1200. Call (904) privacy fented yard, $700/mo + $700
1: 1 I Pal call
h he wl nt e call (904)225-0884' 503-8396. dep. (904)583-5969
The News-Leader will not GARAGEsALE 86123 Meadowfield
knowingly accept any advertising Bluffs Rd., yulee. Fri. 12/13 & Sat.
for real estate.which Isionviolati 12/14, a,. Antiques,, piano, jewelry, E AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your
of the law. All persons are hereby hdusehod, fishng & many others. RV to live on a campground for $425/
Informed that., all dwellings (32)354o5745 All utilities Included. Ask about
advertised are available on an EXPEIENCED TREE CUTTER/TREE CHIMNEY SWEEP senior itlzen special (904)2255577.
CLIMBER P/T & F/T. positions Santa Claus won't come down a dirty
I : chimney. Have a safe winter's burning. ": ..
If you believe tht yobu may have available. Call Uhth(912ous552-4849ouse Chimney' Sweps CITY GOLF COURSE Via Del Rey Rd. ON ISLAND At beach 1BR apts
been discriminated against in (904)2 1-8163 or 583-1300. neighbors. Washer/dryer, bikes, $195/wk, $795/mo. inc utils, Also 2/2
n with __904_________1-81___ or 583-1300. 2 is. We
onnecion with t hleental pr PTSUBSTITUTE Adult Day Training toys, Christnas, furniture, clothes, LAST HANCE Price reducced t & 3/1 duplexes Inc utils. 2/1 & 3/2
fnansing of housng, cal..the S lIs, Resale Cpslirr shoes, glassware, frames, videos. Fi $89,900 4BR/2BA on 1 acre. Call SWMH.$165-$275/wk, $675-$895/mo.
United States Department of 'Noiprofit org is seeking COASTAL 12/13 & Sat. 12/14, 9ammlpm.\ -Rain (904)225-0884 + depUtils avail: L-term. 261-5034
Housing and Urban'DeVelopment' work 'in onslte store and has' exp. in BOOKKEEPING SERVICES cancels.
HUD 1(800)66919.777, or for working With developmentally disabled' Support for business ahd household the hearlog/pdired: 1(800)927- Individuals to be 'a back up teacher. need. Budget planning and\ !other 9275. Position Is PT 20 hrs. a wk to start. services available. Quickbooks-based.
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LASSERRE RA E 5 Apartments
Real Estate, Inc. t L R 2BR/2BA 1st floor Amelia Lakes,
Deluxe split floor plan. Water, sewer,
www.serrerealestate-com ,FOR RENT 2BR/1.SBA TH apt. trash, W/D ind. $925/mo. + security
r-CH&A, stove, refrig., D/W, carpet. dep. Avail Jan. 2014. (904)261-5075 Service animals only. $795/mo. 828
Nottingham Dr. Call (904)261-3035.
rent. Owens Farm Rd., Yulee. Call Fiddlers Bend. Intracoastal view.
(904)225-5491. 14 n 3BR/3BA. No lease. Nonth-to-month.
LNo smoking. $850/mo. Please call 4R2A Flora PM e m (904)631-3799 for moreilnformaton.
482BA Flora Parke home $1.350/mo. YULEE 2BR/28A, new carpet, private
Inc. yard maintenanceAMLAPR B/Agon
I.yardmain Ltnance acre, CH&A. References & lease. $700/ AElA PARK 2BR/2BA, ground
-,,-+.->~ a 100dp 942568 floor, great location, like new.
3BR2BA home n Lofton Creek 2.600 o. + $1,000 dep. (904)225-6084 0/morea I9(4)7-40.
sq.f,. Dock garage/workshop. Large lot, $1100/mo. Call (904)277-4021. YULEE COTTAGE 2BR/1BA, CH&A,
gourmet kitchen, many other n's fenced, separate storage shed. $725/
gourmet t kitchen, many other bonus's RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a mo. First & last + $1000 deposit.
$1,950/mo Plus utilities. campground. Weekly or monthly. All CONDO FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, corner. Available Jan 1st. Call (904)465-0511.
*4BR/28AHomePeeplesRd.,$1100/mo.+ .utilities & WFI included. (904)225- ground floor. Small complex
utilities. 5577. amenities, upgraded, central island
602 Inverness 3/22c garage, Slit bed- location near medical facilities, pool.
S1602room plan $1,200 plus utilities. Available now. Ph. (904)556-6853. CUSTOM TOWNHOUSE FOR RENT
VACATIroom plan $1200 utilities f 4BR/3.5BA. 2200 sf living space. 1100
sf garage. Walking dist. to beach.
VACATION RENTAL $1575/mo. lyr lease. 1 month security
*AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY dpst req. 2815-B Ocean Drive. (904)
2BR/PJIBA Ocean-view, 487 S. Fletcher.753-2230 Across thde street from thdie beach. All until. POST OAK APTS (904)2777817 YULEE -3BR/A block home. New
wi-fi,TV & phone. POTOKAI 94277817 YULEE -3BR/1BA block home. New
3wiBi,3A owphome in Sand Lo Affordable living located at 996 dishwasher, upgraded kitchen, storage, .. .
3B3A ownhoe in Sandpiper LooP C...itrona Dr. Fernandina Beach, FL garage. Lease & references. $850/mo.
$1850/wk plus taxes&deaning fee. Rent starts at $597 per month. + $, 000dep. (904)225-6084
1801 &Fetcher2BR/lBA furnished Beach .. ....Central a/c. 2 bedroom apts'avallm
Cottage, mondhly rental great~forext~ended .I Immediately. TDD Hearing Impaired OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
vacations, winter rental. or longer. Public number #711This institution-a an VISrrwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals. Call (904)261-406, C.H. Lasserre
beach access dose, call office to inspect with Country equal opportunity provider and em co for the most recent Information Realtor, for special rates.
nowaca player "Equal Housing Opportunity on Long Term Rentals. Updated Daily.
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*Five PointsVillage, 1,200 sq.f.AIAS.8th St- EARL CE Includes utilities, Internet, common
exposure Great for retail, services, or D"EDI:, area receptionist, conference room,
office$1200/mo.+sales tax. "break roon, & security.,For. info call
'*Downtown Historic district 1,500 +sqft In obsern (90 4)753-4179
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includes: l 1 Be A Member For The Day
Championhip.GolfYou are cordially invited to play golf Ch.amp,,onshp Golf ., at the exclusive Golf Club of Amelia Island on
Renovated Beach Club Swimming Pool Fitness Room Sunday December 15th or 22nd

Dining & Social Member Events for $49.+ tax includes green and cart fees

Ritz Carlton Benefits & Preferred Pricing All participants will be able to enjoy all of the club amenities and
services at the club on these two dates only.
No Assessments or Food Minimums Make reservations by calling the

Members receive preferred pricing on all Community Events Golf Shop at 904-277-0012

(join us for a tour of the Club Lifestyle by calling 904-277-8015) Our Membership Director will be onsite to answer
questions and .provide tours of the club

Tuesday, December 31st

8 pm 12:30 am
Ring in 2014 at our Annual New Year's Eve Event "Casino Royale"
Extensive Food Selections and Open Bar $100 per person
Live and back by popular demand "Billy Buchanan & Free Avenue" Band
(All events have service charge & tax)
Appropriate dress attire required
For details on all events, including menus, please visit or Call 904-277-8015
4700 Amelia Island Parkway Amelia Island, FL 32034