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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK News-Leader 1 6 0th year No. 51 C op yright, 2014 The News-Leader Fernandina Beach, FL Printed on 100% recycled newsprint with soy based ink. I I N N D D E E X X B USINESS ...................................4A C LASSIFIEDS .............................. 7B C OUR T R EPOR T .................. 10A C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU ......6B E DITORIAL ..................................7A F ISHING / T IDE S ....................... 2B L EGAL N OTICES .................................9A O B ITU ARIES ........................................... 2A P E OPLE AND P LA CE S .......... 6B P OLICE R EPORT ..................10A S PORTS ........................................................1B W E DNESDAY J U NE 25, 2014 / 24 P A GES 2 S E CTIONS fbnewsleader.com S S E E A A T T U U R R T T L L E E N N E E S S T T I I N N G G S S E E A A S S O O N N 2014: 42 201 3 Ne s ts: 18 9 Hatchlin gs: 1 4,096 P P l l e e a a s s e e t t u u r r n n o o f f f f o o r r r r e e d d i i r r e e c c t t l l i i g g h h t t s s s s h h i i n n i i n n g g d d i i r r e e c c t t l l y y o o n n t t h h e e b b e e a a c c h h . F F o o r r a a d d e e t t a a i i l l e e d d c c o o u u n n t t s s e e e e w w w w w w . a a m m e e l l i i a a i i s s l l a a n n d d s s e e a a t t u u r r t t l l e e w w a a t t c c h h . c c o o m m . MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader Car keys. T hese will likely be the most important items in your hurricane preparedness kit. Of course jugs of drinking water, batteries, flashlights and important p aperwork (homeowners insurance a re still critical components of everyones (waterproof) supply kit, but cons ider stocking it with travel-size snack packs when it comes to non-perishable food items. That is because the people in Nassau County are going to spend a lot of time sitting in their vehicles during an evacuation. O n average, 17 to 35.5 hours, say e mergency officials who are charged w ith coming up with the evacuation plan. Obviously the implementation of a successful hurricane evacuation in the Nor theast Florida r egion will be complex and challenging, said the r eport. I t is called the 2013 Northeast Florida Regional Evacuation Study. O fficials say that it cost $100,000 to produce and was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA Officials from a seven-county region l ooked at a lot of information such as demographics, geography, natural and manmade hazards and at-risk populations, including people with special medical needs. They also ran models of more than 1 4,000 storm possibilities. We used a super computer, said r egional disaster planner Beth Payne of the Northeast Florida Regional Council (NEFRC The counties in the region include Nassau, Duval, Baker, Clay, Flagler, St. Johns and Putnam. It was a team effort, said Payne. O f all of the counties participating i n the evacuation plan, it is Nassau C ounty with the longest evacuation times. And that includes projections for 2015 and 2020. The study analyzed data for both of Storm coming? 17 to 35.5 hours to evacuate all $1.00 M ARY MAGUIRE N e w s-Leader The first roadway closure as part of the A1A expansion pr oject is set to happen over three days in July and centers on the railroad crossing inY ulee. The Florida Depar tment of T ransportation (FDOT c lose a quar ter -mile section of the r oad b etween the U.S. post of f ice in Y ulee and US 17, probably on July 12-14. Accor ding to FDOT, the closure is scheduled to star t at dawn on Satur day, July 12 and continue through sunset on Monday July 14. FDOT says the closure involves widening the CSX r ailroad tracks an additional 10 feet, b ringing the crossing, including sidew alks, to 120 feet. Plans call for a new railroad signal and four gates, including two on each side of the north and southbound lanes, said Donna Whitney who is FDOTs coordinator for railroads. But we wont be ready for the gates until the r oadwork is complete, said Whitney in a phone interview last week. FDOT begins a major expansion project of A1A this fall. Plans call for increasing the number of travel lanest o six from four. The project is scheduled to happen over three phases and continue for several years. How long the pr oject lasts will depend on funding, say officials. The first phase of the pr oject is scheduled to begin in September or October and is centered on A1A at US 17. W hitney said FDOT is paying for the new railr o ad crossing and the cost is budgeted at $375,000. While the three-day lane closure is less than a month away, Whitney said FDOT was not ready to share infor mation about the closure with the public because the state is still trying to schedule a welder to handle metal work. Local roadway engineers told the News-Leader about the upcoming closure. They said that FDOT recently provided the date to them by email. A1A detour set at Yulee tracks ANGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader Accor ding to City Clerk Car oline Best, public records requests will be char ged a fee if city staff takes more than one hour to fulfill the request. Best said at a June 17 city commission meeting that a policy regarding extensive use of public records had been in effect since 2012, but was not being fully enforced by city staff. The city s public r ecor ds policy states that any public records request that takes mor e than an hour to fulfill will be charged at an hourly rate equal to the lowest-paid staff member in the department from which the information is being gathered even if that staff member is not involved in gathering the requested information. Best said the new enfor cement of the policy was initiated partly by a request by Vice Mayor Sarah Pelican, who noticed in a public records request log that fees were not being charged by city staff. Pelican also complained at a previous meeting that there appeared to be a lot of requests from one individual, and she wanted to make sur e city staf f was billing properly for their time. Basically it s just a r eminder to city staf f, Best said in a phone inter view. It seemed like when the policy was first adopted, it was adhered to, but it started falling to the wayside. Best noted that while some municipalities may charge fees for requests taking mor e than 15 minutes, she felt that amount of time would be cumbersome for city staf f, and flies in the face of what gover nment in the Sunshine is all about. A city resolution regarding public records requests was adopted in 2012, and Florida State Statute 119 also addresses public records. The city s policy states, in par t, that all public records requests should be Ci ty to charge for s om e publi c r ecords PHOTOS BY ALAN DONALDSON/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER Kathy Gammons of the citys Parks and Recreation Department and Nicholas Clark of the Roberts Boys & Girls Club in Fer nandina Beach teach children to swim at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, top. Volunteer Charlie Halbrook, above, helps provide basic swim instruction during a week of swimming lessons for 18 Boys & Girls Club kids. BGC Unit Director Sherryl Smith, below, and Nanette Autry of the Boys & Girls Club staff kept eagle eyes on the youngsters, in and out of the MLK pool. EV ACUA TE Continued on 3A A1AContinued on 3A RECORDSContinued on 3A SWIM LESSONS
Would you like to develop expertise in the area of food and nutrition and share your knowledge with others? A Master Food and Nu-tri tion Volunteer program is being offered by the Cooperative Extension Ser vice, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The program is designed to provide food and nutrition training for selected individuals in Florida. Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer is a title given to individuals who receive in-depth food and nutrition training from County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Agents. In return participants agree to give volunteer service to their local County Extension Office during the next year. Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer training will be held at the Duval County Extension of fice on W ednesdays, begin ning Aug. 13, and ending Oct. 15, with follow-up assessment sessions. T raining sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until 3:30 p.m. and will include topics such as basic nutrition and health, food safety, food preparation and the latest food pr eser vation updates. There will be a charge of $75 to cover references and lab supplies for the course. For further information or an application, contact Meg McAlpine at 491-7340 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Charles Berry C harles Vic Berry passed into heaven on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at age eightythree in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Vic was born in Findlay, Ohio to Eva Shull Berry and Lewis Berry on February 11, 1931. He grew up with his family in Poland, I ndiana and attended a small one-room schoolh ouse near his home at the Gulf Oil Pumping Station where his father was employed. He was well liked and known for his mischievous antics. Vic graduated from Bowling Green High School in Bowing Green, Indiana. Vic marr ied Crystal Mae Haverkamp on July 22, 1951 and shortly thereafter served in the A rmy as an airplane mechanic until 1953. He was employed by IBM in Greencastle, Indiana from 1954 until retirement in 1986. In 1989 Vic and Cris moved to Fernandina Beach, Florida where many happy hours were spent fishing in the ocean and visiting with friends and neighbors. Vic and C ris attended Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Fernandina. V ic is survived by his wife, Cris; daughters, Sue A. Berry Hildebrand and Diane Berry; grandchildren Crysta Hildebrand, Victor and his wife Julie Hildebrand, Christopher Scott, and Erin Scott; his sister, Ella B. Schutt and her husband Paul Schutt; as well as many well loved nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A memorial service will be held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave. in Fernandina Beach today, Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. There will bea reception at the church following the s ervice. M emorial donations may be made to P rince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. J oanne B. Rowland Joanne B. Rowland passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014 at her home following a three-year battle with cancer. S urvivors include her husband, Bruce Wayne Rowland; three sons: Bruce Wayne Rowland Jr Jason Rowland, and Chris Rowland; six sisters and one brother; six grandchildr en: Ashlynn and Annabelle Rowland, a nd Tyler, Rex, Brantley a nd Luke Rowland; and m any nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be at Lighthouse T a ber n acle, 1080 Olive St., Fernandina Beach, FL at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, Pastor Charles Levitt officiating. Mitchell D. Rushton M r. Mitchell D. Capn Mick Rushton, a ge 77, of Fernandina Beach, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, W e dnesday afternoon, June 18, 2014. Born in Lake City, Iowa, he was the second eldest of four sons born to the late Herber t Ever ett and Kathr y n Haynes Rushton. Gr owing up in C hurdan, Iowa, he was a g raduate of Churdan High S chool, Class of 1954. S hor t ly after high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy. During his naval car eer he r e ceived assignments up and down the eastern seaboard until ending up at Mayport Naval Station in 1973. Upon being transfer red to Florida, he and his wife found Fer nandina B each and br ought the family to Amelia I sland. He retired from active duty in 1974. Upon settling in Fernandina Beach, he and his wife opened the North 14th Street Seafood Market on Egans Creek. Mr. Rushton began fishing and shrimping commercially, which he would continue until 1997. During this time, they opened and ran the 8th Street Seafood Market. He fished and shrimped aboard his boats the Capt J.B. Walker, Cpt. Swann II, The H urricane and Lauri B, to name a few, while his wife sold his catch at the seafood market. His wife, Hazel Louise Cary Rushton, passed away in December of 1997. After retiring, Mr. Rushton enjoyed golf at the City course; where he was a longtime member of the Mens Association as well as working there. Mitchells faith was in the L ord and his home church was the Journey Church. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Lee Rushton, and brother, Roger Rushton. Mr. Rushton leaves behind, his current wife, Kay Smith Rushton, of Wauchula, FL, sons, Mitchell D. Rushton Jr., (Pamry A. Rushton, of Fernandina Beach, FL, d aughters, Patti Keller (Billy Fidler (Kentnandina Beach, FL, and step children Brinson Lee Barlow (Kaylaeen, of Savannah, GA, Summer Shree Robarts (Dennie Wauchula, FL, two brothers, Warren Rushton, of Humbolt, AZ, Darwin Rushton, of Prescott Valley, AZ, fifteen grandchildren, Jessica, Chris, Katie, Mitchell III, A ndrew, Emily, Casey, R.J. Rocky, Rachelle, Walker, Dallas, Korey, Alexandra, Russell, Otis, four great-grandchildren, Nina, Avelyn, Lillianne, and Addilynne as well as several nieces and nephews. H is family received friends on Saturday, J une 21, from 5:00-7:00 pm at Oxley-Heard F uneral Home. Funeral services were at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 23, in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard with Warren Rushton officiating. Mr Rushton was laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery with Full Military Honors. P lease share his Life Legacy at w ww.oxleyheard.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Leland D. Shank Leland D. Lee Shank, age 75, of Fernandina Beach, died Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Edgewood Nursing Center inJ acksonville, FL after an extended battle w ith cancer. L ee was a native of Laur e ns, Iowa but had lived in Fernandina Beach for the past 33 years. He was a potter by trade, owner and operator of Shank & Shank Potter y of Fer nandina Beach. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy H. Shank of Fer nandina Beach; sister Melody B lore of Jacksonville, Oregon; two brothe rs, Charles Chuck Shank and Robert S hank, both of Tustin, CA. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at St. Peters Episcopal Chur ch, Fer n andina Beach. Memorial messages may be sent to email@example.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Potters for Peace, P .O. Box 2214, B oulder, CO 80306. Towns Funeral Home, Inc., Alamo, Ga. Mario Silverio Mario Silverio of Fernandina Beach, FL, passed away June 17, 2014 at the McGraw Center for Caring in Jacksonville FL. H e was born on February 11, 1914 in B oston, MA, the son of the late Silverio and Maria Pr e sutti Silverio. Mario earned a Bachelor s Degree in Engineering from the Lowell Institute. In 1939 he moved toW e llsville, NY wher e he met the love of his life, Minnie Frungillo. Mr. Silverio enjoyed a long career with Worthington C orporation in design engineering including his favorite project, working on the NR-1 Navy research submarine. While in Wellsville, Mario was very active in local organizations includi ng serving as the president of the Holy Name Society, the Home School Association and led the town planning board for several years. He moved to Fernandina Beach in 2004 where he enjoyed bridge, bowling, gardening, and golf. He was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church. M ario leaves behind his wife of over 71 years, Minnie Silverio of Fernandina Beach, FL, his children, Ron Silverio (Chip Buffalo, NY, Tom Silverio (Susan Fernandina Beach, FL, Maryanne McKenzie (Jimnandina Beach, FL, and Michael M. Silverio (Yvonne) of Rochester, NY. His five grandchildren, David, Brian, Erin, Alyssa, Chris and nine g reat-grandchildren. A memorial service for Mario will be held for family and friends on Saturday, July 12th at 10:30 AM in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in St. Marys Cemetery in Belmont, NY, at a later date. If so desired, memorials may be made in his name to Community Hospice of N ortheast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257. Please share his life story and leave words of comfort at www.oxleyheard.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors C or a Mac Dudley Turbot Mrs. Cora Mac Coty Dudley Turbot, age 93, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Tuesday evening, June 17, 2014. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother grandmother, and friend. She was born in Decatur, Alabama, the daugh-t er of the late, Charles Thomas and Mary F rances McCormack Dudley. S he is preceded in death by her husband, H. Roderic Rod Turbot, who passed away in 2013. Mrs. Turbot leaves behind her two daughters, Pam Grant and Deb Nor dstr om of Fernandina Beach, FL, her son, Rod T urbot of Orlando, FL, a grandson, Geor ge G rant III and three great-grandchildren, C ameron, George and Emma. F uneral ser v ices will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from the graveside in Bosque Bello Cemetery with JohnW right of the Fer n andina Beach Chur c h of Christ, of ficiating. Her family will receive friends, at the graveside, following the ser vice. I n lieu of flowers, memorial contribut ions may be made to the Fernandina B each Church of Christ, 1004 South 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. Please share her Life Legacy at www .oxleyhear d .com. O xley-Heard Funeral Directors DEATH NOTICES Mr Rober t Bur nett, 78, Fer nandina B each, died on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. F uneral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 26 at the First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach. O xle y-H eard Funeral Directors Melissa Reed Strange, 54, Hilliard, died on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations-Nassau John C. Taylor, 89, Yulee, died on W ednesday, June 18, 2014. Callahan F uneral Home, Inc. R andy Charles Thinel, 5 6, Jacksonville, died on Thursday June 19, 2014. Eternit y F uner al H ome s and C r e mations-Nassau 2A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK O BITUARIES 5 5 1 1 1 1 A A s s h h S S t t r r e e e e t t , F F e e r r n n a a n n d d i i n n a a B B e e a a c c h h , F F L L 3 3 2 2 0 0 3 3 4 4 (904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 W W e e b b s s i i t t e e f f o o r r e e m m a a i i l l a a d d d d r r e e s s s s e e s s : : f f b b n n e e w w s s l l e e a a d d e e r r . c c o o m m Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday The News-Leader is published every W ednesday and Friday by The Fernandina Beach News-Leader, 511 Ash Street, P.O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL32034. 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SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mail in Nassau County . . . . . . . . . .$39.99 Mail out of Nassau County . . . . . . . . .$69.99 NEWS DEADLINES Community News: Monday 5 p.m. Letters to the editor: Monday 12 p.m. ChurchNotes: Monday 5 p.m. People and Places: Thursday, 3 p.m. ADVERTISING DEADLINES WEDNESDAYNEWS-LEADERFRIDAYNEWS-LEADER Classified Ads: Monday 5:00 p.m.* W ednesday, 5:00 p.m. Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 5 p.m. Legal Notices: Friday noon N/A Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 3 p.m. Monday holidays the Classified deadline wil be Friday at 5 p.m. D DO O N N T TL LI I T T T T E E R RSpay or NeuterA PUBLICSERVICEANNOUNCMENT B YTHENE WS-LE ADER 1303 JASMINE STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 Needs volunteers to help Nassau Countyfamilieswho need food, shelter and basic necessities. Call:904.261.7000 for more information.N L P S A N NO O B B L L E EM MO O N N U U M M E E N N T TC CO O M M P P A A N N Y Y, I IN N C C. .277-449914t h h& & A A t t l l a a n n t t i i c c v v i i s s i i t t n n o o b b l l e em m o o n n u u m m e en n t t . c c o o m m Master nutrition class forming Recy cle glasses to help others The Nassau County Volunteer Center, in partnership with the Lions Club of Fer nandina Beach, is collecting used and about-to-be discar ded eyeglass es, sunglasses and hearing aids for use in developing countries to improve the quality of life. Currently there is an urgent need for these items. Please consider dropping off your old glasses or hearing aids at the offices of the Nassau County V olunteer Center at 1303 Jasmine St., Suite 104A. The Nassau County Volunteer Center enlists volunteers to support nonprofit agencies and their work in Nassau County and conducts projects of its own to assist those in need. For more information about the V olunteer Center or to vol unteer stop in the office, call 261-2771, or email the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit theV olunteer Center at volunteer nassau.org and on Facebook. JACKSONVILLE With m igraines afflicting more than 30 million people in the U.S., two local neurologists and Baptist Health are raising awareness and providing treatment solutions to reduce the pain. N ational Migraine Awareness Month in June a lso heightens education about migraines, which are three times more common in women than men. Migraine is a brain disease, said Erin G. Doty, MD, a neurologist, who is board-certified in neurology a nd headache medicine and provides inpatient coverage at Baptist Medical Center Beaches. Migraines are real and are not due to stress or working on a computer. Those things can make migraines worse, b ut you get migraines because you have a migraine disorder, not because you have stress. Migraines can be trigg ered by numerous internal a nd external environmental factors, such as change in weather, menstrual cycle, insufficient sleep or poor eating. D oty added that people w ho have aller gies and asthm a have a higher incidence o f migraines. S yed A. Asad, MD, chief of Neurology for Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, also emphasizes that every headache is not a migraine. Some characteristics of a m igraine include: a visual a ura or flashing light; nau s ea; vomiting; light or sound s ensitivity. The pain is usually moderate to severe in intensity and lasts for four to 72 hours if untreated. Excessive use of over-thecounter medications can make the pr oblem worse, e specially headache medic ines that often contain a lot o f caf f eine, which can con tribute to patients developing chronic migraines. A lot of people overmedicate themselves with overt he-counter medication, Asad said. If you o verdo it, you can cause a gastric ulcer and it can affect your kidney function. People with frequent headaches s hould see their primary physicians. If the primary is n ot able to help, they should see a neurological specialist, Asad said. New and more effective prescription medications for headache prevention and to treat headaches are available and can give you back control of your life, Doty added. The use of Botox has been approved since 2010 for migraines. To qualify, Asad said insurance companies r equire a person to have 15 m igraine days a month with e ach lasting four hours or more. Another requirement is that they should have tried two or three prophylactic prescription medications that did not work or caused side effects. P eople can also try to a void certain triggers such as stress, sleep deprivation or eating food that is rich in tyramines, nitrates and nitrites such as chocolate, cheese or alcohol. Ar tificial sweeteners can also be a trigg er. Reducing stress is i mportant and regular exercise can also help to decr e ase headache fr e quency and intensity, Asad said. Neurologists raise migraine awareness P P A A G G E E P P A A G G E E 2 DotyAsad WEEKL Y UPD A TE F F o o o o d d , w w a a t t e e r r & & b b u u g g s s p p r r a a y y The Salvation Ar my Hope House is currently in need of insect repellant, bottled water and all types of non-p erishable food. Ideas for f ood include: 1) Jelly 2) S paghetti sauce and noodles 3) Canned vegetables 4) Canned fr u it 5) Soups: both condensed and r eady to eat 6) Grits, rice and oatmeal 7) Any BOGO non-perishable item. Located at 410 S. NinthS t., at the cor ner of Ninth a nd Date str eets. F F r r e e e e H H I I V V t t e e s s t t s s June 27 is National HIV testing Day. Have you been tested recently? Free HIV testing is offered from 1-4 p.m. at the Florida Department of Health clinic, 1620 Nectarine St. in Fernandina Beach. W alk-in, no appoint ment necessar y. T T h h e e a a t t e e r r f f o o r r K K i i d d s s Fernandina Little Theatre announces three performances of Theater for Kids, June 27 and 28 at FL T 1014 Beech St. Intended for childr en ages 3-6, the pr ogram includes two (very) short playlets about being friendly with others. Performances are June 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. and a matinee at 10:30 a.m. on June 28.T ickets ar e $1/person and available at The UPS Store in the island Publix shopping center or at the door. FLT is an intimate space and patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to guarantee seating. For information on FLT activities and events visit ameliaflt.or g. S S h h r r i i m m p p d d i i n n n n e e r r s s The VFW Post 4351 will host a Shrimp Scampi Dinner on June 27 at 5:30 p.m. for a $10 donation. Dinner will include shrimp over pasta with a salad. Karaoke to follow For infor mation call 432-8791. G G u u n n c c o o u u r r s s e e s s Gary W. Belson Associates Inc. will hold a concealed weapon license course at 6:30 p.m. on June 27 and July 3 and at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 6. A basic with defensive tactics course will be held at 7:45 a.m. June 28 and July 5 and 19. For additional classes and infor mation, contact Belson at 491-8358, (904 email@example.com. V isit w ww.TheBelsonGroup.com. H H o o m m e e s s c c h h o o o o l l o o r r i i e e n n t t a a t t i i o o n n The Nassau County Home Educators will spon sor a Homeschool Orientation for families interested in homeschooling on July 1 at 7p .m. at at Springhill Baptist Church, 941017 Old Nassauville Road. Leaders of the group will provide information on the legal aspects of homeschooling, different curricula and community support. Veteran homeschoolers will answer questions and the group will have printed infor mation packets available. Nassau County Home Educators comprises more than 130 area families that work together to pr ovide a co-op, field trips, library, suppor t meetings, spor ts classes and many other cooperative aids to homeschooling. For information call NCHE president Jane McDonald at 2772798. B B r r o o w w n n b b a a g g l l u u n n c c h h The Amelia Island Museum of Histor y invites you to its next Brown Bag Lunch on July 2 at noon. John Martin from the Nassau County V eterans Service Office will discuss Veterans of Nassau County. Join they museum as they discuss the brave men and women fr om our area who have served in the armed forces. This program is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, firstserved. Contact Gray at 2617378, ext. 102, or gray@ ameliamuseum.or g. P P o o e e t t r r y y C C a a n n t t e e e e n n Fernandina Little Theatre announces the start-up of The Poetry Canteen, a monthly gathering of people who love poetry and want to share and learn in a relaxed envir onment. The initial gathering is set for July 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at FLT, 1014 Beech St., with future meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. Please bring a poem to share: one that speaks to you or one you have written. Selections should not exceed five minutes. Further discussion is optional and will be directed by the interests of the attendees; Marilyn Wesley and Nola Perez are the facilitators. For infor ma tion visit ameliflt.org.
these years. There remains serious challenges in this region if we are to a void loss of life and property and human suffering, said the r eport. The document cited storms such as Hurricane Katrina for the devastation it caused in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in 2005. Everyone is looking to avoid a repeat. A lot of work is being done a t the federal, state and local levels, said Payne. The meeting was held last Friday morning at the Northeast Florida Regional Council offices in Jacksonville with the Florida Division of E mergency Management. Local emergency managem ent directors from each of the seven counties also participated in the program, including Nassaus Emergency Management Director William Estep. Officials report that evacuation travel times will depend on how many local people need to get out of town and how far they h ave to travel. They dont expect everyone to go. In fact, emergency officials say they asked social scientists to look at the reports wording a nd colors to make sure the m essage is being conveyed with g reatest impact. One recommendation they received: When it comes to water levels, say greater than, r ather than less than. A nd they told officials to use b righter reds, greens and yell ows to convey stop, go and yield. Wording is important, said Payne. Officials might have spoken with graphic artists. The report uses a lot of c harts and graphs and it is easy t o overlook impor t ant details. I n the presentation to media outlets last week, the first PowerPoint slide included some 50 wor ds and many numbers. The r eport included a photograph of cars sitting in I-95 traffic heading (eventuallyn orth. That message was clear: P atience will be required. O f course, the report might have been easier if it used easy to digest language, such as Leave. Now This Means You. But it doesn t. The charts and graphs and colorful maps of flood zones use shor thand agency names such a s LIDAR, SLOSH and NOAA. T he report makes a big deal about stor m surge, calling it the most deadly hazard for this area. Local bays and rivers, water depth, bridges, roads and other p hysical features such as coastl ine heights, account for this, s aid the report. Estep said evacuations would be called for during day time hours and that people will be able to track them online. As long as there is power h e said. B ut if an emergency happ ens at night, there will be aler t s to wake us up? Right? Yes, said Estep. But we have days and days and days to prepare for a hurricane. What he wants people to do n ow is to make individual prepar ations. It is important that the people of Nassau County have a plan wher e they are going to go and listen to the messages and take impor tant documen tation with you, said Estep. When an emergency is called f or, be ready to move. firstname.lastname@example.org CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 3A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader Hours: 10-5 Mon-Sat Designer Handbags HANDBAGS JEWELRY GIFTSRioni,BCBGMAXAZRIA & more!H obo Helen Kaminski Mary Frances Brahmin Air AmeliaCome FlyWith UsCall for Reservations Lessons also available Call 1-877-WeDoFlywww.airamelia.com S S h h e e l l t t e e r r d d e e f f i i c c i i t t The 2013 Northeast Florida Regional Evacuation Study released last week looks at five levels of storm categories. It concludes that mobile home residents are far more vuln erable than people living in site built structures. Thats no surprise.T he report says that in 2015, the vulnerable population in Nassau County totals 35,202 people. A nd, the study says that it will take 17 to 21.5 hours to take people to a shelter or out of the county. And this despite the fact that Nassau County has fewer people to evacuate than Duval and St. Johns counties to the south. People typically evacuate to the north, said Nassaus Emergency Management Director William Estep. Some of thep eople in Duval County will be coming to our shelters. Thats going to be a burden. We dont have enough for our p opulation, according to Estep. Some people are going to be on the road and stranded and well be hosting them, said Estep. We took that into consideration as well. Estep says that Duval and St. Johns counties both have a m uch greater shelter deficit than Nassau County. Duval County would need to evacuate 608,903 people.S t. Johns County would need to evacuate 171,515 people. Where are people going? I n Nassau County, people with special needs will be taken to Hilliard Middle Senior High School. Estep says he is talking to the school board about another option. And he is looking for money. The county is applying for grants up to $300,000 that Estep says would pay for 2,162 shelter spaces. One of the possibilities is the new school planned for Yulee. B ut its not built yet. e are making plans, and as the population grows that is i mportant, said Estep. At present, the health department is accepting names for people who want to be on a local list of those who will need space at the shelter. They also will sign you up for a ride to the shelter, if you need one. But that job is going to be a state responsibility later this year, said Estep. The legislature just made the change to take it from counties and give it to the state, he said. EVACUATION Continued from 1A Prepare for storm season TALLAHASSEE Hurric ane Season began June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30. The Florida Department of Health encourages Floridians and visitors to keep their health concerns in mind as they prepare to have a healthy and safe seas on. Now is the time to prepare y our family for hurricane season, said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. Prior to a disaster, create an emergency plan for your family and pets, identify locations o f special needs shelters and prepare an emergency supply k it with first aid, healthy meals and water Before a disaster happens, build an emergency supply kit that includes healthy, nonperishable foods and supplies that meet your familys and pets h ealth and medical needs. Talk with your health care provider a nd pharmacist about receiving emergency medication s upplies. Under a federally declared emergency, you can get an extra 30-day supply with no price increase, even for recently filled prescriptions. Other items to include in your emergency supply kit a re: Water at least one gallon p er person, per day for a minimum of three days. Healthy foods like canned vegetables, fruits and nuts. Store at least a three-day supply of foods that require no refrigeration, preparation, o r cooking, and little or no water. P rescription medications and required equipment/supplies like syringes, coolants, alcohol wipes, etc. First-aid kit. Glasses, hearing aids and medical devices with extra batt eries. If you or someone in your f amily requires daily medical assistance like routine nursi ng care, help with medication, oxygen therapy, or electricity for life-supporting medical equipment, be sure to pre-register for a special needs shelter. Contact your local emerg ency management office to learn more about special n eeds shelters and to pre-register-www.floridadisaster. org/disability/snshelterlist.ht ml. For more suggestions on medical-related items to include in your emergency s upply kit, and for tips on how to prepare for an emergency, g et a copy of the Florida Department of Health Emergency Preparedness Guide at www.floridahealth.gov/preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf. For more information a bout the Florida Department of Health please visit www.florid ahealth.gov. Why not spread the news? e havent got this nailed down 100 percent, but those are the dates were planning for now, and it should happen, said Whitney. Local traffic will be diverted about 10 miles out of their way. D rivers traveling north on I -95 who want to access Yulee e ast of US 17 and points beyond, including Amelia Island and Fer n andina Beach, will be diverted north to Exit 380. Fr om there, drivers can head south on US 17 and thenh ead eastbound at the A1A i ntersection just east of the roadwork. Pages Dairy Road will be another eastbound travel option. Drivers seeking to travel south on I-95 from Yulee will be diverted to southbound US 1 7. W hitney said local drivers m ay also access Harts Road off US 17 South. But were not promoting that, because drivers who know about Harts Road and live in the area already know they can do that, said Whitney. F DOT said there would be a ccess to the Y ulee post of fice a s well as local shops, includ ing the gas station, convenience stor e and antique shops on the southwest side of the A1A and US 17 intersection during the reconstruction proje ct. W hitney was asked if there h ad been discussion of installing a bypass road so that traffic would not be held up at the CSX freight rail crossing. It happens. And it is frustrating. I dont remember, said Whitney. I know weve dis-c ussed it elsewhere and h ave plans for underpasses in o ther ar e as, but right ther e? No. mmaguir e@f bne w sleader com A1A Continued from 1A treated as equally important, and that responding to public r ecor ds r equests is a top priority . Any person r equesti ng a public record is not r equir ed to pr ovide his/her n ame, and r e asons for public records are irrelevant, according to city policy. City staff is not required to a nalyze or interpret public r ecords, and it is unnecessary o f the local gover n ment to produce or compile records in a manner different from the manner in which a r ecor d is r outinely maintained, accor ding to the policy. Some public r ecor ds ar e e xempt, according to policy, s uch as medical information, emergency contact informat ion and incomplete audit work. C ertain public records related t o city litigation also ar e exempt. The city also charges duplication fees at 15 cents per page, 50 cents per CD copy and $1 per audiotape. There is no duplication char ge for emailed c opies. email@example.com RECORDS Continued from 1A Drivers seeking to travel south on I -95 from Yulee will be diverted t o southbound US 17.
GAINESVILLE The F lorida Department of Health has awarded $1.6 million to theU niversity of Florida to help establish a statewide network t hat will quickly bring the benefits of research in labs and other clinical settings to more than 9 million patients in all of Floridas 67 counties. T he network will initially create tobacco cessation pro-g rams in doctors offices around the state in a coordin ated effort to prevent cancers and other cardiovascular diseases related to tobacco use. The tobacco cessation programs are part of a statewide network called OneFlorida that links three Florida univ ersities to translate research findings into practice. Led by Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., and D avid R. Nelson, M.D., of UFs C linical and Translational S cience Institute, the network builds on statewide research i nfrastructure developed by UF and Florida State University and is expanding to include the University of Miami, along with the univer-s ities affiliated health practices. In total, the network will e ncompass 22 hospitals, 416 clinic settings and 3,250 physic ian providers, which covers 39 percent of Floridas patient population. e ar e excited about our partnerships throughout Florida, said Shenkman, chair of the Depar tment of Health O utcomes and Policy at the U niversity of Florida and the p rojects principal investigator. This is the first step in a larger effort to work with doctors and patients to adapt r esear c h findings into local community settings to improve the health of Floridians. T he tobacco cessation pr oj e ct, funded by the Department o f Healths James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program, will help combat the 28,600 deaths annually fr om cigarette use in Florida, as well as reduce the estimated $19.6 billion in health care costs and p roductivity loss due to tobacco-related diseases in the statee ach year. In particular, the grant will f und the implementation of a tobacco cessation program using health information technology to alert doctors to which patients are smokers, p rompt the physicians to address the issue during thep atients visit and then refer patients to appropriate comm unity-based resources for support and guidance to help them quit. By linking patients with community resources, this process will help develop a smooth transition between what happens d uring a doctors visit and the type of sustained help patients need once they leave the doct ors office. T his project is just one e xample of how the network allows research to be cond ucted in real-world settings to ensure that proven research can be adapted to actual clinical settings. The network also will get treatments and pro-g rams to patients more quickly by engaging with practit ioners on the ground. Over the last year, we have s een a tremendous groundswell of support for advancing a statewide vision that would enable r esear c hers, clinicians, communities and patients to unite in tackling some of Florida s biggest h ealth challenges, said David R Nelson, an assistant vice p resident for research at UF and director of the UF CTSI. This grant will help us build on prior state and federal investments to make that vision a reality The statewide network is d edicated to helping r esearchers and patients from u nderserved and vulnerable populations become involved in community-based research.T o this end, the grant will fund three researchers per year from either Florida A&M University or Edwar d W aters C ollege, both of which ar e his t orically black colleges and univ ersities, to conduct research in clinics affiliated with the network and recruit patient participants from minority populations. This effort will ensure treatments and programs ser ve the entir e population of the state and are tailored to i ndividual community needs. The funding for this pr oject comes on the heels of recent appropriations of approximately $16 million by the Florida Legislature to fund cancer r esear c h at the UF Health Cancer Center, said David S. Guzick, UF senior vice president of health affairs and president of UF Health. ogether these funds will allow UF to tackle cancer, which is the leading cause of death in Florida, on multiple fronts across the state. For more information on the statewide network, visit www.ctsi.ufl.edu/research-initiatives/projects/oneflorida/. They say to be careful what you wish for because it may come true. And not be e xactly what you expected. In the town of Fernandina Beach, this may be one of those times. There is a vocal section of the population that apparently wishes to return to the past, in regard to the city government. And to bring back some officials from earlie r years. While the current city c ommissioners have not garnered everyones approval, they have accomplished some things. In addition, they havent had anywhere near the missteps of their predecessors. S o for memorys sake, let us relive some of the past a nd then fast forward into today. The previous hierarchy (commissioners and staff) had a litany of miscalculations, maneuvers, etc. that are easy to remember, hard to forget. In their infinite wis-d om, they: Removed the twinkling lights f rom the trees in downtown, and spent $50,000 to put in inferior ground lights. Tried t o restrict the towns p opular huckster, Felix, from peddling his produce. Pushed through a $15 million downtown restructuring plan without allowing citiz ens to vote on it. Borrowed more than $2 m illion as the initial part of the grand restructuring plan, and delayed doing anything with it (while paying interest on it). Secretly assessed $800,000 in impact fees onl ocal restaurants. Attached a fee on residents utility bills to help pay the interest on the money t hey intended to borrow. Gave lucrative contracts to Billy Casper Golf and to several consultants, with little or no performance requirements. Raised taxes and pursued revenues (i.e., more taxes) vigorously to continue t o grow the government. Fought, and eventually l ost, a multimillion-dollar lawsuit over the operations at the city airport. (Should we go on, or do you get the point?) While the current regime has not remedied some of the difficult issues before them, t heir performance has certainly not been emblematic of t heir predecessors. To start with, City Manager Joe Gerrity has reformed and refined the building department, making it more business friendly. There also seems to be a much-wel-c omed citizen-friendly mindset and attitude among city employees. Meanwhile, city commiss ioners balanced the budget, but had to rely on a slight tax increase to do it. They placed Casper Golf on notice for lackluster performance, leading to improved conditions at the city golf course. They helped put the twinkling lights back in the trees, revamped some r ecreational facilities and built a boardwalk at Main Beach a nd supported the new library. With few gaffes or regrettable comments in the process. So when residents wish for something other than what they currently have, it h elps to step back and reflect. Because the reflection can b lind you. Steve Nicklas is a financial advisor with a major U.S. firm who lives on Amelia Island. His columns appear in several area newspapers. He can be reached at 753-0236. firstname.lastname@example.org B USINESS W E DNESDAY J U NE 25, 2014 / N E WS -L E ADER 4 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD C ITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for W ednesday J uly 9, 2014 at 5:00 p .m. in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following applications: FUTURE L AND USE MAP AMENDMENT AND Z ONING MAP CHANGE OCEAN HIGHWAY & PORT AUTHORITY OF NASSAU COUNTY (PAB 2014-12) REQUESTED AMENDMENTS TO THE CITYS FUTURE LAND USE MAP AND ZONING MAP FOR PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS 00-00-31-1800-00170100; 00-00-31-1800-0017-0110; AND 00-00-31-1800-0018-0010 LOCATED ON NORTH 3RD AND DADE STREETS FROM MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (MDRAND USE/ R-2 ZONING TO PUBLIC & INSTITUTIONAL (PI) LAND USE/ PI-1 ZONING. 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The firm has a long history of hiring and providing mentorship services to help transition servicemen and w omen to the financial advis or position. Cur rently, E dward Jones has 1,500 financial advisors with prior militar y experience running branches across the country. The firm is growing, adding branches and seeking new financial advisors who arei nterested in operating an e ntr epr eneurial office with t he support and benefits of one of the oldest and largest fir m s in the financial industr y In addition to CivilianJobs.com, G.I. Jobs has recognized Edward Jones and the FORCES program oni ts 2014 Military Friendly E mployer list, and Militar y T imes EDGE ranked the firm on its 2013 Best for Vets ranking. The Fer nandina Beach Edward Jones financial advisors ar e Pamela Br own, Kim Harding Boylan and Brian Henning. Thefoodpantryneeds donations ofnon-perishable food items all year round. 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MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader T he five-year-old boat ramp at Goffinsville Park in Nassauville is not safe to use and will be closed for six to eight weeks, according to the countys F acilities Maintenance Department. O fficials say the aluminum boat ramp and floating dock is s heared in several places and must be replaced. They were constructed in 2009 at a cost of $75,000. Barricades are up and the c ountys director of facilities maintenance is asking people tos tay away. It could easily toss you in t he water, and you dont want to get tossed in the water with those currents, said Facilities Maintenance Director Bob Knott. We have closed the boat ramp for public safety Knott said the rest of the p ark is open to the public. This includes the playground, picn ic shelter, trail and restrooms. Knott said strong currents and the boat ramps design dont work. He estimates the replacement cost at $12,000. Previous engineers never considered all the stresses from the cross currents, said Knott. Had they done proper engin eering, they would have engineered the ramp in one piece. T hey designed the ramp and floating dock as two pieces and i t doesnt work in this location, in these conditions, said Knott. The county will handle most of the work, including removing the existing ramp, said Knott.H e said he is working with sheriffs office to get the dock o ut of the water. Sheriff Leepers departm ent has got some equipment we need and anytime we can work together we will do that to save the taxpayer s money Knott said they are planning to make repairs and hope to use the dock in the future at ad ifferent location. Well find a use for them, s omewher e , said Knott. Knott is collecting quotes from metal fabricators now and did not yet know when the work will be completed. e are trying to get three bids, and were working to gett he work done as fast as we c an, said Knott in an interview o n Monday The popular park is located about three miles south of A1A off Old Nassauville Road. It occupies 19.42 acres along the N assau River and the views are stunning. T he park opened in 2009. It cost $2 million to build. This park and the boat ramp are not old and this should not have happened,s aid Knott, who has been on the job since 2012. It is disappointing, especially at this time o f year because many people will want to take their boatso ut. Knott said the damage was n oticed earlier this month during a routine inspection. Knott said he does inspections witht he countys Parks and Recreation Project Manager Jeff Little monthly. We took some video to show whats happening, saidK nott. We wanted to document how on an average day the d ock will repeatedly slam together. It was a bad design. Well get it fixed. firstname.lastname@example.org CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 BUSINESS News-Leader Advocates are on-call 24 hours a day 7 days a week for emotional supportand crisis intervention. 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S S t t o o r r e e C C l l o o s s i i n n g g S S a a l l e e Sheriffs building bids now due on July 8 M ARY MAGUIRE News-Leader Proposals to design and build the new sheriffs admini stration building will not be opened Thursday, as sched-u led. The county commission a pproved an extension at its meeting Monday night. The final date to accept bids is now July 8. The review committee will open the bids on July 9 at1 0 a.m. Bids for the new 9-1-1 cent er will also be considered at the meeting. The review committee includes the directors of the countys facilities maintenance and building departments. Contract Manager Charlotte Young will serve as the facilitator. A dditionally, a construction manager for St. Johns County has also agreed to serve on the committee. Officials say that Michael Rubin will provide additional technical expertise. At Mondays meeting, County Attorney David Hallman said contractors requested the extension. He e xpects the county to receive f our bids. All of the contract ors have been pre-qualified. The county has put $10 million in the bank for the project. Officials told contractors that they thought the project should come in ar o und $6 million. We said we would take the lowest (bid A t the meeting, Hallman offered a simple review of the b id process, calling it a double-envelope system. The bids, he said, ar e likely to include two sealed envelopes, including one with the overall project price and the other with a detailed scopeo f the work, including technic al details and a plan for carr y ing out the assignment. Hallman said all of the pric ing envelopes will be opened, and the one with the lowest number will be pursued for technical review. If it is deemed to be com plete and compliant, it is a ccepted without looking at t he others, said Hallman. s not a combination of who is the prettiest and the lowest. Just the lowest. Hallman said any bids not opened by the review committee can be opened by a publ ic records request. He told the board to expect calls from companies that did not win the contract. Here is what they would say, he said. Mine is so much better. We use local guys or better brick, said Hallman. C ommissioners did not ask for a local preference when they put the project out for bid, according to the countys contract management office. The board has said publicly that it is seeking the lowest price. Members never voiced support for giving local resid ents and businesses an opportunity to be included in the work. The county has been planning to build a new sheriff administration building for more than a decade. The board has budgeted $10 million for the project and has the m oney in the bank, but there is dispute among the board about whether to pay cash or keep the bank account beefya nd borrow the money, even if i t means paying millions of doll ars more in interest payments. T he board has not decided what to do. The countys outside financial advisor has come to two meetings to outline the options. That was months ago. So far, the board agreed to see h ow much the building costs. T he sheriff operates out of a cobbled collection of old trailers along A1A in Yulee, less than a mile east of I-95. The trailers are crowded and often leak when it rains. Several months ago, a mold clean-up ef for t for ced detec t ives to move out of their o ffices for a couple of weeks. P lans for the new building call for a new location. The sheriffs building would be constr ucted on pr o p erty near the Robert M. Foster Justice Center (formerly the judicial annex), of f W illiam B urgess Boulevard in Yulee. T he countys Detention Center a nd Emergency Operations Center (EOCe also on the property. Along with the sherif f s administration building, plans also call for expanding the EOC with the constr uction of a new 9-1-1 center email@example.com Goffinsville boat ramp closed FILE PHOTO The boat ramp at Goffinsville Park is closed for repairs.
For the single man or woman, finding the ideal mate seems like a daunting, imposs ible task. However, the truth about finding an ideal mate isa ctually very simple it is simply that many people just d o not know where to look or how to begin. If you are keen to get out of singledom and into a loving relationship, this article is geared at helping y ou work out how to get started on your search. S ome people hate being single. Some of us imagine t hat when we finally find the one, that is when we will finally start living. To the contrary, our job is to live fully that is how your mate will k now you. Look around your life for ways that you might bep reventing love from finding you. If you are traveling in the f ast lane of life with little time for nurturing the heart or spirit, or if you hide out in a way that isolates you or do not recognize opportunities, t he window of opportunity could be delayed or missed.M ake a choice to uncover beliefs and behaviors that no l onger serve you. Cleanu p what you no longer n eed, get your life in the best order possible and you w ill find yourself get-t ing ready for a great r elationship. This will open the doors and the windows to love and begin to truly open your heart as well. H ow to start: Honor the state of not yet h aving a mate. Enjoy your life, go out with friends and purs ue paths of self-improvement. Spend time fine-tuning skills, nurturing interests and having adventures. Study, take courses and do things t hat help you grow personally, spiritually and professionally.W ork on creating the life you want to be leading even if there is no one to share it with yet and in the process, y ou will create a fuller, richer and more welcoming life.P rince Charming is not going to knock on your door. The h ealthier you become, the healthier partner you will attract. Mythology, fairy tales and Hollywood movies that s hape our consciousness about soulful love and epicl overs have a series of challenges to meet and master, a nd a few dragons to slay, before they can claim the precious prize of everlasting love. The same holds true for modern soul mates. While s ome people seem lucky in love as if they were born ina state of readiness for true intimacy and partnership t he rest of us typically have some life lessons to muddle through first. Identifying the dragons: Be brave now and name t he things dragons that are keeping you from love.A re you immature in love relationships? D emanding? In your mind, t hey are the source of all w rongdoing, and nothing they c an say is going to make you consider their side of the story. Controlling? Do you allow others to be themselves, or do you unduly influence their behavior. N eedy? No matter how m uch they gave you yesterd ay, you can never be filled. Obsessive? You may dwell at length on whether an offhand comment at work alienated a co-worker, or whether a small misunderstanding ruined a romantic relationship. D o you love too much? Y ou demand attention or reass urance from the other person, requiring repeated statements of proof of their commitment level or feelings for you. Do you give yourself away too fast? You tell them every-t hing there is to tell about you o r do you disclose all your f eelings, fears and insecurities too soon. Have a hard time accepting faults in yourself or oth ers? If you want to have a relationship with yourself that is realistic and conducive to growth, then you need to b ecome your own mother. A sensible mother can distin-g uish between that which is useful for her child and that w hich is detrimental. But she does not stop loving the child when it misbehaves. Do you consistently choose the wrong kind of peop le, with the same kinds of issues? Try selecting a matew ith your head versus your heart. That way, instead of a utomatically selecting the same type of person for the same negative traits, you select a partner who is entirely different. For instance, if y ou grew up feeling invisible or ignored, you may avoids omeone who shows a real interest in you. Instead, you m ay feel more attracted to someone who is distant or withholding of affection. Are you stuck in a relationship with the wrong person? T he moment you release the expectation that you can onlyc omplete yourself with another, the moment you can r elease the idea that you have t o adhere to societys mold, is t he moment you find freed om. And in freedom, you can find true happiness. Begin to identify the things that get in your way and have burned you in the past. That is the first step toward healing and adjusting y our behavior. When looking a t anyone from an abused b ackground, look instead at how they behave toward children, pets, people weaker or subordinate to themselves, stressful situations and personal conflicts. Many people from abusive backgrounds become strong and gentle butm any others perpetuate the a buse. If dating a recovered a lcoholic or addict, years in recovery is a good benchmark. If they stick with recover y for thr e e or mor e years, things will usually only get better with them. The healing:I n healthy relationships, p eople bring one another s omething they do not already have and take each other to a place neither have been. In its essence this love brings an end to the sense of separation because it truly is like being reunited with the self. In the process of loving o ne another, your mate will help heal you, but cannot ber esponsible for fixing you even if he or she wants to, do n ot let them. The healing process must begin inside you. Find a forum in which you can work on healing your h eart, and stick with it. Do it for you and love will follow. Ifh ealing has not begun or progressed through therapy, g rief work, spiritual practice and any other form of transformational work you risk being needy and overly anxious and jumping into the w rong relationship. So choose to make this year a time toh eal and move on. Get ready: B e open. Do you look approachable when you go out? Do you make eye contact? Do you initiate a conversation? Do you have a busin ess or personal card handy if someone wants to exchangep hone numbers? Part of looking for true love is being prep ared to find it, even when y ou least expect it. A void tunnel vision. I am r eferring to someone whose requirements for a mate are so specific that they limit their opportunities for romance. For example, I once counseled a single Jewish male who wanted to meet a Jewish w oman. The only social activit ies he pursued were those l abeled Jewish, and he was getting bored seeing lots of the same faces. I suggested he consider being less restrictive. There are many Jewish singles and those of other faiths who do not attend religious functions or events spe-c ific to their religion. They m ay engage in more interesto riented activities, like biking or hiking. You do yourself a disservice if you limit your pursuits, so be open-minded and you might even discovera new passion. Remove the checklist. T here is no such thing as a p erfect person. If you have a h uge list of qualities you are seeking in a mate, I urge you to write them all down, and then discar d half the list. It is not possible to get everything in one person, and this does not mean you are settling. Know what you can live with a nd what is a deal-breaker for you. Deal breakers includem ental illness, a person with a criminal or prison record, m ultiple marriages and lack of job skills. Look at successful marriages you know, see what makes them work and take it to heart. That will help c reate a reasonable checklist worth keeping. T he date. You should tell them you are looking for a r elationship after the first few dates it is a bit desperate to discuss this on the first date, or as soon as you know you are interested in this person. D o not be in a rush to commit; just make sure you areb oth on the same page. Let them know that is all you are d oing. And bear in mind that you need to use your common sense when sounding out commitment issues; after all, nobody wants to disc uss marriage on the second date. R esist the urge of overdoing email when you meet s omeone on an Internet dati ng site or hand out your e mail address to someone y ou have met casually. It is so easy to correspond endlessly before you make the date. And, all too often, I have seen people later get hugely disappointed when they finally get together and the date falls f lat. T hrough email, people t end to reveal too much, almost as if they are writing in a journal. But there is something to be said for creating a little mystique. If you tell all befor e you meet, where do you go from there? I had one love-coaching client who actu-a lly fell in love or deep infatu ation through an extensive e mail exchange. She was convinced he was The One he was not. So schedule a date and save your conversation for the r eal world not the computer. First impressions mean much more in person. F inally, have fun . . J anice Clarkson, EdD, is a L icensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addiction Professional and Fernandina Beach r esident. firstname.lastname@example.org 6 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 OPINION News-Leader The truth about finding an ideal mate Dinner:Wed.-Sat.5pm-9pm Lunch:Tues-Sat 11pm-3pmPark Place 5472 First Coast Highway904-321-2430www.horizonsameliaisland.com Cannot be used with special menu, or events or other discount offers. Expires 7/2/14. 18% Gratuity will be added before the discount.DESSERTWITH PURCHASE OF TWO ENTREESFREE Cannot be used with special menu, or events or other discount offers. Expires 7/2/14. 18% Gratuity will be added beforethe discount.BUY1LUNCHGET1FREE Summer is almost here! MENTAL FITNESS Janice Clarkson
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 OPINION News-Leader VOICE OF THE PEOPLE D D a a v v i i d d Y Y u u l l e e e e s s t t a a t t u u e e One of the things I liked when I saw the new D avid Yulee statue downtown is that it made me t hink. Who exactly is he? Why is he here in F ernandina Beach? What is he thinking about, examining his watch? What was his world like? His expr e ssion and for m invite you to speculate on the measure of this man, frozen in a moment of time her e on the park bench. Such feelings ar e induced, I believe, because this is a seriously rendered depiction of an individual by a sculptor of considerable talent anda bility. And while its true that life-size statues of i ndividuals have been installed in other towns and c ities on benches or in other such envir o nments to encourage public interaction, I think the con cept is further burnished here. Theres only one place now in Florida wher e you can be pho tographed sitting next to David Y ulee, a man who has had a significant role here and in Floridas history and thats right here in FernandinaB each. And have some fun in that photo, too. K udos to the sculptor Susan Luery for a beaut ifully done, accessible work. And also to Adam Kaufman, the Fernandina Restoration Foundation and the Amelia Island Museum of Histor y for making our downtown mor e historic, distinctive and richer with its pr esence. Id love to see more public works of art of this quality and p ermanence here. R alph W. Allen M arsh Lakes T T h h e e T T r r a a i i t t o o r r ! All the pr opaganda and hype that accompanied the establishment of a sculpture honoring David Levy Yulee on Centre Street compelled me to set the record straight but News-Leader Editor Michael Parnell beat me to it (A man of his time, not ours (June 20 too nice! Simply, David Yulee was a traitor to his countr y to the religion of his birth, to his friends and business par tners. He was one of the architects of the rebellion against the United States and was convicted of treason and served time in prison until released as part of a general amnesty by President Grant. He rid himself of the name Levy one of the 13 tribes of Israel adopting the name Y ulee, an Arabic honorific given an ancestor by the king of Morocco, so his Jewish heritage would not inter fer e with his political car eer. He was a con man of the or der of Bernie Madoff! Before leaving the U.S. Senate he had legislation passed that benefited his scheme to provide mail to California. He raised millions of dollars from unsuspecting investors based on the concept of a trans-Mexico railr oad that was little more than a pipedream. When his mailboat/train scheme collapsed many investors were left holding an empty bag. His FernandinaCedar Key railr oad was financed with bonds based on land grants before the company had title to the lands. The Florida governor complained he was confronted by a Wall Street scheme that enabled Yulee and others to enrich themselves at the public expense. The chief judge of the Florida Supreme Court called Yulee specious. All this information resides in the files of the Amelia Island Museum of History. But those who preferred to lionize David Levy Yulee to support their mission to honor him chose to ignore the pain and havoc he wrought. As Michael concludes in his essay, a shame. Rober t W eintraub Amelia Island F F e e r r n n a a n n d d i i n n a a w w a a k k e e u u p p The marina sediment problem is ongoing, a nd the scope is unchanged. Past dredging c osts have been high in part because proper d isposal of pollutant sediments is not free. The plan to flush deposited sediments into the Amelia River pr o mises to save hundr e ds of thousands of dollars by dodging the cost to properly r emove and dispose of the muck. That is wher e the savings come fr om by simply flushing tens of thousands of tons of muck into the river If you dont flush much, you dont s ave much so you know where the commission w ants to take this. They dont even require a w ritten plan or r e ceipts for spending tax dollars (tr y r u nning on that platform next time). More muck flushing means more money saving; you cannot save a lot of money without flushing a tr emendous volume of muck into the river! Nobody is showing any concern for the incremental costs to the river, or to water quali-t y, or to aquatic habitat, or to aesthetics or to i ncreasing the need to dredge adjacent c hannels. How about a new tourist slogan to go along with the plan: Muddier than the Mississippi. If flushing pollutant wastes into the river is such a good idea, maybe commissioners will expand this approach. If the Amelia River is t ruly a cost-free disposal system, just think of the a dditional hundreds of thousands of dollars t he city could save by not paying to tr eat our sewage, and by not paying to landfill our garbage or yar d waste. Get with the pr ogram, folks pr oper treatment and disposal is just too expensive. Im sure the commission would gladly hand out another $8,000 of taxpayer money for another proof-of-concept experiment. Somebody can dump a ton of crap and a couple Dumpsters of garbage and a truckload of leaves and branches into the river and next morning presto! its all gone. Success! Don t pay any attention to the naysayers; they don t realize that we will now save millions of dollars. If you believe it is a bad (dumb, irresponsible, unprofessional, etc.) idea for our local government to actually fund and promote the use of the Amelia River as convenient, money-saving waste disposal system, please let them know wher e you stand. Dave Braatz Fer nandina Beach E E c c i i g g a a r r e e t t t t e e s s After a compelling presentation by Deputy Doc McDonald, chair for the Tobacco Free Nassau Partnership (TFNPegarding the risks and marketing of electr onic cigar ettes to the youth and young adults of Nassau County, the Nassau County Commissioners voted unani mously to support an ordinance limiting access and use of e-cigs. Specifically, the sale of e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine is prohibited to persons under the age of 18. Use of the e-cigarette is prohibited in all areas where smoking is currently prohibited, a pr ohibition of self-ser vice mer chandising in the sale of e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine and the enfor cement and penalties for failure to adhere to the ordinance. Compliance will be monitored by the Nassau County Sheriffs Office and Fernandina Beach Police, in the same fashion that they monitor for alcohol and cigarette purchases to minors. The TFNP commends the Nassau County commissioners for joining only a handful of counties in Florida, such as Alachua, Ocala, Gainesville, Weston and Orange Park, in supporting the fight against tobacco. The Tobacco Free Nassau Partnership, which is r epr e sented by many community gr o ups and businesses, works actively to reduce tobacco use in Nassau County. Meetings are held quarterly, with work being done in the fields of educatingy outh and adults about the risks of using tobac c o products, prevention and treatment of tobacc o addiction in conjunction with Northeast Florida AHEC. The Partnership also works to support legislation related to limiting use of tobacco in public ar eas, such as parks, beaches and play grounds, the limitation of smoking in cars when children are passengers and supporting tobacco fr ee multiunit living. The TFNP and SW A T (Students W orking A gainst Tobacco) have also championed Candy F lavored Tobacco Resolutions throughout the county and continue to educate community members at local events on the dangers of all flavored tobacco pr oducts including cigarettes, dip, e-cigarettes and hookah use. Most recently, the TFNP and the Tobacco Prevention Network of Floridar ecognized Sen. Aar on Bean to thank him for working on the issue of smoking in cars when c hildren are present. There is much more work t o be done on this issue, but ther e is a tremendous amount of excitement acr o ss the state that a first step was taken. The next meeting of the Tobacco Free Nassau Partnership will be on Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. in the meeting r oom of the Fer n andina Beach Police Department. Anyone interested in participating or just coming to see the work that is being done is invited. For questions, call Sheryl Gerhardt at 321-3892. Sher yl Ger har dt Tobacco Free Nassau Partnership T T o o o o m m u u c c h h o o f f a a g g o o o o d d t t h h i i n n g g As we commemorate our 13th year of helping thousands of animals in our community, it is very discouraging every spring and early summer for Nassau County shelters and rescue groups to be over flowing with kittens. What do we have to do to get the message acr oss that spaying and neutering animals in your care is the answer. The service is free in Nassau County. There is even a drop-off and pick-up service at two locations. Cats Angels will loan you traps for ferals or stray cats that you are feeding and we will even help trap and transport; and please dont assume a stray that has shown up is fixed. If you ar e feeding them, then go the next step and get them spayed/neutered and vaccinated right away Just this year alone, people and businesses that know what we do and have done for years have called about what to do with the litters of kittens the strays they wer e feeding had. Why is this happening? Each animal welfare group in Nassau County has over 100 cats and kittens for adoption. This is too many, folks! The reality is there are not enough homes for all of them and to add to the burden of the groups out there trying to keep up with all of these kittens is just not fair; not only are kittens a lot of care to keep healthy until adoption, but most shelters and r escue gr oups have many loving adult cats who have been waiting for homes too and simply get overlooked. Please help these animal welfar e gr oups who spend countless volunteer hours caring for the many animals at their facilities by not adding to the already at capacity population. It is your responsibility and there is help out there. Beth Hackney, President Cats Angels, Inc. SPCA God, schools and the F irst Amendment Well, theyve done it again. They ar e public school of f icials, this time top dogs of the Brawley Union School District in Brawley, Calif. What they did was tell a young man three times, no less t hat he couldnt mention God or Jesus in his h igh school graduation speech. They said t hat r e ferences to his religion were inappropriate. I didnt want to compr omise my faith, 18-year old Br ooks Hamby said. He just wanted to say something that would bem eaningful and would l eave a lasting positive i mpact. His first draft of the speech was written in the for m of a prayer Lor d have mer cy. Hamby was called to the fr ont of fice, wher e a s chool counselor advised h im that the speech was n ot acceptable. Later that day this is the day before graduation, mind you he submitted his second draft, which boldly r efer e nced the schools censorship of his first speech. ... If I could pray with you this evening, his script r ead, I would say something along these lines. The next mor ning, just hours befor e g raduation, Hamby and his parents were summoned to the principals office. No paddling just a war n ing that if this young speaker tried to sneak in some religious content, the microphone would be cut off. After that meeting, Hamby talked to his pastor and then presented a third version of his speech this time to the superintend ent. This speech, of course, was rejected. In fact, it was r eturned with every religious reference blacked out. Now theyre getting really serious. Brooks Hamby wasnt trying to be a rabble-r ouser he said. He didn t want to be a rebel. But he didnt want to compromise his values either. At 5:09 p.m., he emailed his four th speech to the superintendent, the principal and the counselor And when his time came to speak that night, he had not heard back from any of them. He stood before the microphone and spoke of his faith. And the micr ophone worked per fectly At the end, he said: May the God of the Bible bless each and every one of you every day in the r est of your lives. Obviously many public school officials are paranoid that the court will smite them if some student mentions God in a paper or a speech, violating the separation of church and state. So they overreact. They start editing speeches, like Br ooks Hamby s. They try to prohibit religious clubs meeting on school grounds. They tell a second-grader she can t sing A wesome God in an after-school talent show. They write policies that go too far. What they ignore or fail to realize, however, is that under the First Amendments Free Exercise Clause, a student can expr ess his or her r eligious beliefs in a speech or in a paper or in a song. Folks, the U.S. Supreme Court is not the enemy W e are the enemy. Brooks Hamby finally had his say. But he went through a hellish mess before getting to say it. And it shouldnt have been that way. Phil Hudgins is the senior editor for Community Newspapers Inc., the media com pany that owns the News-Leader. phudgins@cnine w sp apers.com HO W TO WRITE US ~ Letters must include writer s name (printed and signature), address and telephone number for verification. W riters ar e nor mally limited to one letter in a 30-day period. No poems will be pub lished. Letters should be typed or printed. Not all letters ar e published. Send letters to: Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL., 32035 E-mail: mparnell@fbnewsleader. com. Run as hard as you can for president. Play hardball to get your partys nomination. D o whatever dirty party tricks it takes to knock off whats-hername up in Massachusetts, or whats-his-name out in Montana. Compared to you, theyre a pair of minor league batboys two lefty Democrats who cant hit to every field or duck Monica Lewinsky fastballs like you can. T urn it on, Hillary. Spend a billion dollars trying to get your own key to the Oval Office. Crank out two or three more books about all those hard choices you had to make when you were a secretary of state, a U.S. senator and the starving wife of public-servant-in-chief Bill Clinton. A ppear on TV with Diane Sawyer every Monday. Use Bill to seduce the big campaign contributors. Deploy Chelsea to explain to the families of those who died at Benghazi why, now that it matters to your future plans, you really do care about what happened there. A nd if anyone in your party thinks youre too old, too aloof or too close to Wall Street to win the general election in 2016, sic that old attack dog Carville on them. I n case I havent made myself c lear, Hillary, I want you to run for p resident. I dont want any organization on my side of the aisle to oppose your nomination by the Democrats. In fact, maybe Ill see if I can get the GOP to help you win it. I want to see you take the m ound for the Democrats in 2016 a nd face whomever the Republican Party puts up to bat against you. I dont know who thatll be, but it won t matter The GOP has its deepest bench in a long time. Its got half a dozen governors w hose states are doing well Walker in Wisconsin, Kasich in Ohio, Daniels in Indiana, Jindal in Louisiana, Christie in New J ersey, Perry in Texas. Plus theres ex-governor of Florida Jeb Bush, probably the best and brightest of them all. Theyre all executives. They all have real-world experience in governing. The GOP can nominate a ny one of them by pulling his name out of a hat and hed be more qualified to be president than you, Hillary. Lets face it, Hillary. Youve never excelled at anything except being an activist in college and standing by your man Bill. You were a lousy senator from N ew York. You were a lousy secretary of state and not just because of Benghazi. You have no issue to run on, except that youre a woman. And t he only thing you have going for y ou is that youre still married to B ill and everyone loves and adores him now that he is powerless. Hillary, you dont even have the demeanor or the personality to be president. Did you see yourself in that Diane Sawyer interview? D o you think anyone wants an i n-your-face person like you to be p resident? Someone who acts like an arrogant ass Im Hillary Clinton and I want to do what I want to do and so Im going to do it. And by the way, Diane, did I ever tell you how hard Bill and I worked as public servants? And how dirt poor we were when we left the White House? So, seriously. I repeat. Please, H illary. Run. And to the D emocrat Party, I say, Please n ominate her In fact, lets make it official. I, Michael Reagan, hereby endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton to be the 2016 pr esidential nomi nee of the Democrat Party And Hillary, if you run, I even promise you this. I will vote for you as many times as possible in the 2016 Califor nia primary. Michael Reagan is the son of P resident Ronald Reagan, a politic al consultant and the author of The New Reagan Revolution (St. Martins Press). Visit his websites at www.reagan.com and www.michaelereagan.com. 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PERRY News-Leader Jana Williams starts enjoying her workday even before s he arrives at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. I love the beauty of this property. Just driving in each morning through the beautiful tree canopy, the marsh on one side and the beautiful ocean on the other side how could you not like your job! I also love the f act that no day is ever the same. But most of all, I love this great group of hospitality professionals that I have the joy of working with each day. Williams started working on the resort part-time 31 years ago in sales. Moving through a couple different departments, s he is now executive assistant to the propertys three top administrators, Managing Director Donald Stamets, General Manager Mary ODonnell and Director of Finance Wayne McLellan. Stamets describes Williams as charming, polite, passionate, s mart and professional. And with her tenure, she understands what has worked well and not so well from our past. Jana is truly the voice of t he Omni Amelia Island P lantation. W ith her deep roots w ithin our community and within the hotel, her knowledge has become priceless, her personality is authentic and genuine, and her wisdom is appreciated, said Stamets. Although shes not on the f ront lines at the property, Williams gets a firsthand look at h ow guests view the resort through guest surveys. These are reviewed on a daily basis and I do a lot of follow-up both with guests and with associates who are mentioned as having given exemplary service, said Williams. With more than 1,000 employees during the high season, this task alone keeps Williams busy. Handling the occasional less t han stellar review is also part of h er job. Dealing with a challenging guest is probably the most difficult par t of the job. While we a re not perfect and make mistakes, most people understand w hen a mistake is made, but there is always that one guest that can be very difficult to deal with. After growing up in Folks ton, Ga., Williams and her husband, Bruce, have lived on A melia Island for 31 years. This is where we raised our f amily and it will always be home to us, she said. Being a working mom, her job always allowed Williams to be active and participate in activities with her daughters Beth and Emily. I served as PTO president at Fernandina Beach MiddleS chool for three years and was on the PTO board for a total of s ix years. I served on the Fernandina Beach High School Foundation Board for seven years. She and her husband have a lways been active at First Baptist Church. S ince being diagnosed with melanoma four years ago, sitt ing on the beach reading is no longer an option during leisure hours for Williams. I do enjoy reading whenever I get the chance, but spending time with our daughters, sons-in-law and our two-yearold grandson is the way I like to spend my time outside of work. Omni Amelia Island Plantat ion is located at 39 Beach L agoon Road. Phone 261-6161 o r visit www.omnihotels.com/ ameliaisland. t email@example.com SUBMIT I love this great group of hospitality professionals that I have the joy of working with each day, says Jana Williams, executive a ssistant, POLITICS IN BRIEF W W e e s s t t S S i i d d e e R R e e p p u u b b l l i i c c a a n n s s All Republican families ar e invited to attend the Westside Republican Clubs Independence Day celebration on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Hilliar d Community Center S tate Rep. Janet Adkins will present the State of the State and her daughter, Emily A dkins, will present on the Fourth of July and our celebration of Americas freedom. Keeping seniors and their pets fed HEATHER A. PERRY News-Leader For Debbie Davis, workd ays are long and sometimes difficult but she wouldnt have i t any other way. Davis is devoted to the seniors she serves through the Meals on Wheels program at the Council on Aging. It feels good to know that youve given somebody food or pet food or soup. I may not be able to do much else for t hem, but I can make sure they get a meal. A s a 14-year employee, Davis is the nutrition manager and Meals on Wheels coordinator. Arriving at 6 a.m., Davis first prepares the boxes for the program. M eal preparation begins around 11 a.m. as Davis assemb les the hot meals for delivery to homebound and frail seniors. By law, the food has to be at a particular temperature, so the drivers have to carry thermometers and make sure they are at the right temp upon deliver y to the home, said COA Director Janice Ancrum. D avis also prepares the pet f ood for the Meals on Wheels f or Pets program and goes by Publix two mornings each weekday to pick up donated bakery goods that are used as daily bingo prizes for seniors in the Adult Day Car e Program. Davis also prepares lunchesf or these seniors. A s if all this isnt enough to k eep her busy, Davis also w orks with the Soup T r ain to get meals to seniors on the Meals on Wheels waiting list, a nd manages the Westside N utrition Program with the help of two assistants. Ive just always worked in institutional culinary. I was head cook in a senior center up north. I like being around thes eniors, said Davis, who pitches in to deliver sometimes. Most all of the people weve got have been on the p rogram for awhile so they know me and they know my people. Ive got 21 volunteers here in Fernandina and theyre very happy to see them at thed oor and to receive their m eals. L eisure days find Davis either gardening or on the road. My husband and I both h ave motorcycles so we ride and we collect antique motorcycles and antiques. After moving here from Benton, Ill., to be near three sets of friends and her hus-b ands cousin, Davis shares her island home with husband T ommy and Yorkies Halley and Courtney. The couple has o ne grown child, Shelley. For information about receiving Meals on Wheels, contact the Council on Aging at 261-0701 to speak to a casem anager. Private pay is also a vailable. firstname.lastname@example.org HEATHER A. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER Debbie Davis displays one of the frozen meals disp ensed through the Council on Aging Meals on Wheels program. Military academy applications under way Congr e ssman Ander Cr e nshaw a mem ber of the House Defense Appr opriations Subcommittee, announced that his office is cur r ently accepting applications and paper work from students who are interested in b eing nominated to one of the nations servi ce academies. E ach year Crenshaw nominates students to the nations service academies the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Air For c e Academy at Colorado Springs, Militar y Academy at W e st Point or Mer chant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Students may begin the nomination process to be eligible for a 2015 appointmentb y a service academy by filling out an applic ation and submitting all r elevant paperwork t o Crenshaws office by Oct. 17, 2014. The process, its requirements and paperwork can be found at www cr e nshaw .house.gov Find The News-Leaderon the World Wide Web www.fbnewsleader.com Read the news, e-mail the staff, check the classifieds, or subscribe to Floridas Oldest Weekly Newspaper! Find The News-Leaderon the World Wide Web www.fbnewsleader.com Read the news, e-mail the staff, check the classifieds, or subscribe to Floridas Oldest Weekly Newspaper! 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Florida News Connection ORLANDO Four Florida metr o ar e as Orlando, T a mpa, Jacksonville and Miami top a nationwide list of metropolitan ar eas deemed most danger ous to pedestrians. T he report Dangerous By D esign released by Smart Growth America highlights the number of people killed annually while walking or bicy cling on roadways. Laura Cantwell, associate state dir ector of advocacy for AARP Florida, says older A mericans, people living with d isabilities and children are disproportionately impacted by unsafe roadways. Older adults often face mor e risks as pedestrians because they are less able to react quickly to oncoming vehicles, and if they are struck theyre l ess likely to recover from the collision, she points out. When compar e d with other states, Florida ranks number one in pedestrian fatalities with almost 5,200 deaths from 2003 to 2012. The report recommends increasing pedestrian-safe walking ar eas, ramps on curbs to accommodate wheelchairs and s trollers and bike lanes. A dditionally, it recommends t he passage of the Safe Street Act, currently before Congress, that would r e quir e federally funded roads to accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians, in addition to cars. The report notes that since t he study concluded in 2012, s everal Florida metropolitan a reas have made great strides in improving pedestrian safety. Jacksonville hir e d a full-time bicycle and pedestrian safety coor dinator and the Best Foot For war d Coalition in central Florida has a goal of r educing pedestrian fatalities and injuries by 50 percent in the next fivey ears. S till with that, Cantwell says the state has a long way to go. Theres a lot of places in Florida that dont even have sidewalks in a lot of the cities, and making sure that if you do have sidewalks that there are enough crosswalks so that people ar e able to cr oss over the road safer and more comfortable, she says. Nationwide, 47,000 pedes trians were killed from 2003 to 2012, which, according to the report, is six times as many who d ied during the same time perio d in natural disasters. E xploring is a nationwide career-based learning program, d esigned to expose and immerse high school and college-aged young persons into a career field of choice. The Nassau County Sheriffs Office Explorer Post 750 was re-established in 2010 to show Nassau C ountys young men and women what law enforcement is a ll about. Exploring not only teaches career-based topics, but also prepares young people for daily life as an adult by teaching responsibility, good citizenship, ethics, care for the environment, s portsmanship and making good life choices. Many of our Explorers have gone on to be employed with the sheriffs office in many areas, said Sheriff Bill Leeper. Explorers work together with deputy sheriffs and other members of the sheriffs office, called advisors. Advisors supervise all Explorer Post functions, such as special events called details w here we assist with security, t raffic, parking, crowd control a nd other events. T he Nassau County Sheriff O ffice Explorer Program is a m ember of the Boy Scouts of America and adheres to the s tandards contained with the bylaws of the program. Nationwide there are more than 2,000 charted posts with over 40,000 members. The goal oft he Explorer program is for m embers to explore law e nforcement as a possible career choice, develop physical fitness and community ser v ice. The intent of law enfor ce ment exploring is to educate and involve youth in police opera tions, to interest them in possible law enforcement functions w hether they enter policing or not. Through involvement, the law enforcement Explorer program establishes an awareness of the complexities of police service. Explorers are given the opportunity to broaden their u nderstanding and gain firsthand knowledge of the chall enges and job skills that make up their communitys police service. The program will encourage the individual to continue their education, encourage the Explorer to participate in rewarding and productive c ommunity service activities, and to help the Explorer prep are for their future roles as citizens and community members. Explorer personnel perform a tremendous service to the citizens of Nassau County Leeper said. They truly exemplify the spirit of striving for the p ublic good. The Explorers are involved in many different training exerc ises to assist them in their a ctivities. The following is a list o f some of the training exercise s offered: Guest speakers from the s heriffs office and surrounding agencies Training in first-aid, CPR and emergency preparedness Traffic control Sheriffs Explorer Academy A ride-a-long program, w hich places the Explorer in c ars with the deputies during reasonable hours and conditions. The Explor e rs ar e eligible for this pr ogram after they have completed the Sheriffs Explorer Academy. T he following is a list of qualifications that are required of all individuals who are interested in becoming an Explorer: Must have completed the e ighth grade and is 14 years of a ge, or is 15 years of age but h as not yet reached their 21st birthday Must be enrolled in school, maintaining a 2.0 grade p oint average on a 4.0 scale Must pass a criminal backg round check and be a current r esident of Nassau County U nifor m s and associated e quipment will be provided by the sheriffs office at no cost to the Explorer. However, the Explorer may be responsible for purchasing a pair of black leather shoes or boots, whichc an be polished. F or mor e infor mation about t he pr o gram, contact the Nassau County Sherif fs Office at 548-4022. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader On Amelia Island at the base of the A1A bridge From 11:00 am dailyWeekend breakfast from 8:00 AM960030 Gateway Blvd. 904-277-3700 www.barbarajeans.com Early Registration Deadline is Friday, July 18th, 2014Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2 Fernandina Harbor MarinaFishing Hours: 6:30am to 5pm Weigh-in: 2pm-5pm Awards Dinner and Music: 5pm to 8pm Awards/Raffle/Silent Auction: 7:30pm Mandatory Captains Meeting is Friday, August 1st at 7pm Kayak Division 5Slam Prizes 3Species Prizes All Cash(Based on 50 Paid KayaksNorth Florida Kingfish Championship TWT 1st Place Kingfish Division $10,000 10 Places Paid All Cash(Based on 100 Paid Boats1st & 2nd Place Single Engine Boat Lady & Youth Angler All Cash(Based on 100 Paid BoatsTournament Director: John Hartrich 904-206-0817NLPSARules and Registration Forms at www.nsfafish.net Explorers program prepares youth for police work, life 4 t h o f J u l y F i r e w o r k s C r u i s e s 8 1 0 p m BRING THIS AD INfor a discount on our Shrimping Eco Tours! Buy 2 adult tickets, Get 1child ticketfree.(Save $17!Expires August 16, 2014 Amelia River Cruises1 North Front Street H istoric Fernandina Beach, FL904-261-9972www.ameliarivercruises.com Shrimping Eco TourLimited Edition Summer Special 1 0 am-12 pmThursday ~ SaturdayAn interactive exploration of the Tiger Basin SUBMITTED M embers of the Nassau County Sheriffs Explorer Post 750 include, from left, Riley Storey, Marquise Dupie, Justine Carr, Shawn Castleberry and Lacie Gibson. P ede s trian s be w are
10A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK H AZARDOUS MATERIALS SYMPOSIUM Thank you to Steve Leimberg, unseenimages.com for photo, and the News-Leader for printing this ad. NL/PSA Deputies along with peers f rom around the region attended the second annua l Hazardous Materials Symposium at the Fire Rescue East Convention. These personnel represent the initial members of a N assau County Joint Special Operations Team.T his team will be utilized to respond to incidents t hat require law enforcement and fire rescue components. The training was paid for by the Local Emergency Planning C ommittee. Pictured are, from left, Deputy CedricA rline, Captain Pete Gunnell, JFRD Haz Mat C oordinator Charles Johnson, Engineer George Faucher, Captain Bryan Edwards, and Engineer Bill Foures. Deputy Daryl Hickox is not pictured. SUBMITTED NEW COUNTY FIRE RECRUITS Nassau County Fire Rescue held a ceremony June 6 in commission chambers to recognize member accomplishments and contributions, including 15 who achieved state certification as H azardous Materials T echnicians; six for their servi ce as Honor Guard members; and four new firefighters who completed their year-long probationary period. From left are Lt. Ken Barr; Lt. Brian Sloan, HG & HMT; Engineer James Graf, HG & HMT; C haplain Engineer Greg J ones; Capt. Br y an Edwards, H G & HMT; Lt. Kelly Gunnell, HMT; Engineer Brett Louis, HMT ; Engineer Geor g e Faucher, HG & HMT; firefighter Brandon McLelland; Engineer Grant Jones, HMT ; fir efighter Rober t Her n, Engineer-Retired; Sherry H igginbotham, HG; fir efighter P aul Thornton; and Capt. Michael Eddins, HMT. Not pictur e d are Lt. Jeff Dodd, HG; Capt. Pete Gunnell, HMT; Lt. Glen Harper, HMT; Engineer Chad Edwar ds, HMT ; fir efighter Weston Gill, HMT; firefighter Elvis Cabballer o, HMT ; and fir e f ighter Michael Arnold. SUBMITTED
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 11A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CONGRATULATIONS 2014 TAKE STOCK SENIORS!Congratulations to all of Take Stock in Children's 2014 graduating seniors! While their high school careers have drawn toaclose, a bright and promising new path to college has been presented to each one of them. Each of our 42graduating seniors has honored their Take Stock commitment to remain drug free, attend school regularly and maintain a 2.5 GPA. Because of this, they have all been awarded a four-year Florida Prepaid College Scholarship which they can use to attend any Florida college. Twenty-seven Take Stock scholars will be staying local and attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ Several others will be traveling to different cities to attend schools like Flagler College, Florida International University, Florida State University, S outh West Baptist University, University of Florida, University of South Florida and Valencia College. One student has even chosen to join t he armed services and has since signed up for the Marine Corps. Charlena AdkinsYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Jean deTarnowskySHARON COLLINS Executive Dir ector College Success Coaches ~ Joanne Roach, Donna Givens, Barbara Leech Anthony BaisdenHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: David Manning Ariadna CalvieraFlorida Virtual School u FSCJ Mentor: Vickie Whigam FSCJ Betty P .Cook Nassau Center76346 William Burgess Boulevard, Yulee, FL 32097 904.548.4464Take Stock in Children Nassau would like to thank Kellie Boston, of Boston Photography, who was extremely generous and had donated her time and services in order to provide professional cap and gown portraits for our graduation event. We would also like to thank Chef Castleberry and his Culinary Arts students for providing wonderful refreshments after the awards ceremony. A special recognition should be given to Yulee High School for hosting the event, Dr. John Ruis for officiating the Oath for incoming students and the Kohls Cares program for assisting with event set up and breakdown. Thanks to the Yulee Publix Bakery for providing two fantastic cakes for our seniors to enjoy, and thanks to all who attended the event or has supported Take Stock in some way over the years. Our graduates are very appreciative! Brandi CunliffeWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Jessie Pickett Morgan HarrisHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: Julie Ann Smith Eric LyonsHMSHS u US Marines Mentor: Doug Kearnes Nora PrestigiacomoHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: Barbara Leech Nick VolpittaFBHS u UNF Mentor: Don Millen Trevis WallaceYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Benjamin Morrison Zoie WilliamsYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Susan Raab Caleb WoodWNHS u Florida State Univsersity Mentor: Cheri ArpShelby WolffWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Kristen Nighbert Timothy WorthenYHS u FSCJ Mentor: John Cavallaro Austin AndersonWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Doug Gates Haleigh BradberryWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Patsy Paige Lindsey CoppolaWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Cindy McNeill B ella GonzalezYHS u University of Florida Mentor: Donna Givens Leighla LearyFBHS u Flagler College Mentor: Marion Housel Jennifer PortilloYHS u Florida State University Mentor: Karen Goertler Krystin Van PeltYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Donna Givens Austin BernardYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Alan Donaldson Colby ClemensFBHS u FSCJ Mentor: Joanne Roach Miriah DurranceHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: Wanda Saunders Reagan HodgesHMSHS u Santa Fe College, Mentor: Nancy ORourke Troy MorrisFBHS u FSCJ Mentor: Mike Cipriano Marlana QuesadaWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Natalia Lane Danielle BellHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: Susan Smith Megan CaudillHMSHS u FSCJ Mentor: Karen Lyons Haley DeVolF BHS u Florida Atlantic University Mentor: Joanne Roach Heidi HetzelWNHS u University of Florida Mentor: Sue Winters Blake MerrittWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Rose Way Jestina RyalsPathways To College H.S. u FSCJ Mentor: Erin Land Michaela BowenYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Donna Givens Crieo Colson, HMSHS u FSCJ, Mentors: Rebecca Cofield and RobertSimmons Brycen GagnonYHS u S.W. Baptist University Mentor: Neil Childs Ashley LathamHMSHS u Santa Fe College Mentor: Darlene Jones Ashley PonceWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: Kay Stokes Joseph TurnerYHS u FSCJ Mentor: Merritt Carlton Kaitlyn PietrusiakYHS u Univ. of So. Florida Mentor: Anita Zeidman Jacob SaramaWNHS u FSCJ Mentor: John Page K alyn Frazier, HMSHS u Santa Fe College, Mentors: J oyce Pate and Darlene Jones Shelby JohnsWNHS u Florida Gateway College Mentor: Barbara Leech N L / P S A
This was written by Angela Daughtry of the News-Leader from oral and written reports by the Nassau County Sheriffs Office, the City of Fernandina Beach Police Department and other agencies. Arrest indicates suspicion of a crime, not guilt. Anyone with information about criminal a ctivity can contact the Fernandina Beach Police Department at 277-7342 or the Nassau CountyS heriffs Office anonymously by calling 225-0147 in Yulee or Fernandina Beach, or 879-2136 in Callahan, Hilliard or Bryceville. The We Tip program 1-800-78CRIME also allows callers to leave anonymous tips. C C o o c c k k f f i i g g h h t t i i n n g g c c h h a a r r g g e e d d Three men were arrested in Callahan June 15 i n connection with a cockfighting operation after a Nassau County deputy pulled them over for erratic driving, according to a police report. An officer stopped the vehicle around 11:30 p.m. June 14 at the intersection of US 1 and Sauls Road because it was repeatedly driving over the white line, the report stated. Two passengers w ere also in the vehicle. On advising the driver, Wayne Mack Brown, 3 5, of Middleburg, of the reason for the traffic stop, Brown reportedly replied, Yeah, thats always been a bad habit of mine. An officer who arrived shortly after the traffic stop noticed roosters in wooden crates in the vehicles rear hatch, according to the report. After being read his rights, Brown allegedly t old police he was coming from a cockfight, and said weapons for rooster fighting could be foundu nder the hood and in the air vent of the vehicle. Police reportedly found seven sets of metal spurs and other items used in cockfighting in t he air vent. They also discovered a small notebook with numbers written in it, after searching Brown, and a piece of paper a ttached to his shirt with as afety pin. Police reportedly found two .22 caliber bullets in the front center console, plus eight roosters and one hen in wooden containers, with no food or water. They also found a large s heet of tarpaper, two bottles of vitamins with instructions for fight day and a syringe Browns aid was for medicine for the birds. A glasses case and a pipe were also found that tested positive for marijuana. Those were determined to belong to William Dean Carter, 48, of Green Cove Springs, who also admitted to attending the cockfight, according to the report. A search of the third passenger, Tyrone Floyd, 4 7, of Middleburg, revealed he was carrying a Raven P25 handgun and ammunition. Floyda dmitted to police he was a convicted felon. The items confiscated were reportedly all indicative of animal fighting, and were photographed and placed into evidence. A card with information on weigh-ins and $25 parking was later found in Floyds wallet. Brown was arrested for possession of ammun ition by a convicted felon, possession of animals used for fighting, possession of equipmentf or animal fighting, unlawful confinement of animals and attending an animal fight. His bond is set at $65,010 and he remained in Nassau County J ail on Friday. Carter was arrested for attending an animal fight, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond is set at $15,506 and he remained in Nassau County Jail on Friday. Floyd was arrested for possession of a firearm b y a convicted felon. He has since been released from jail. T he birds were taken to Nassau County Animal Services. F F e e l l o o n n y y a a r r r r e e s s t t s s n Robert Max Bunk, 48, 84279 Crews Road, Fernandina Beach, June 15, battery on an officer, f irefighter or EMT. n Gregory Travis Shields, 32, Canton, Ga., J une 15, Nassau County warrant, dealing in stolen property, false verification of ownership on a pawnbroker transaction form, grand theft. n Travis Gerod Jackson, 22, Albany, Ga., June 15, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation/possession of cocaine, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. n B rian Alan Pinter, 26, 1923 Sterling Lane, Fernandina Beach, June 15, burglary of a resi-d ence, battery, resisting arrest without violence, disorderly intoxication. n Thomas Wade Wright, 25, Jacksonville, June 13, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation/burglary, grand theft. n Courtney Scarlett Griffin, 28, 210 South 14th St., Apt. B, Fernandina Beach, June 12, N assau County warrant, larceny. n Dallis Weston Turner, 28, 85195 Winona B ayview Road, Yulee, June 12, dealing in stolen property, false verification of property, grand theft. n T imothy John Perryman, 35, 77028 Crandall Road, Yulee, June 12, grand theft, dealing in stolen property. n Walter Eugene Boss II, 35, Jacksonville, June 12, out of state warrant, failure to appear/ possession of a controlled substance, failure to appear/possession of drug paraphernalia. n D evin Joshua Dawley, 30, Jacksonville, June 11, grand theft, more than $300 but less than$ 5,000, dealing in stolen property, giving false ownership information on pawned items $300 or more. n Shawn Leondo Thomas, 42, Jacksonville, June 11, Nassau County capias, violation of probation/driving while license suspended or revoked, habitual offender. n N athan Aric Mendoza, 23, St. Marys, Ga., June 11, Nassau County warrant, burglary, grandt heft, criminal mischief. n Cameron Deshawn Jones, 20, 96020 Coral Reef Road, Yulee, June 11, aggravated domestic battery on a pregnant female. n Jeffrey Allen Weddington, 24, 85730 Owens Road, Fernandina Beach, June 10, dealing in stolen property. n H eath Jacob Ward, 19, Elberta, Ala., June 10, dealing in stolen property. n R icky Mark Richards, 57, 85139 Sutton Place, Yulee, June 9, cultivation of marijuana. n Dominick Cornelius Patton, 46, Atlantic Beach, June 9, felony driving while license suspended or revoked. n Laurel Lynn Tucker, 26, 95106 Twin Oaks Lane, Fernandina Beach, June 9, habitual traffic o ffender. n Jeremiah Donald Potter, 31, 1418 North 1 4th St., Fernandina Beach, June 9, interstate case, warrantless arrest, violation of probation/child abuse, violation of probation/fleeing, e luding a law enforcement officer. 12A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK POLICE REPORT T he following report was comp iled by Angela Daughtry, NewsL eader staff, from the June 19 court docket of Circuit Court Judge Robert M. Foster. n A jury trial date of Sept. 15 was set for Robert John Baquet, charged with robbery and battery. n Jaime Lynn Buzzard p leaded not guilty to sale, delive r y pur chase or manufactur e o f marijuana, possession of mar ijuana over 20 grams and possession of contr o lled substance paraphernalia. n Beau Theron Claxton III pleaded guilty to a lesser included charge of domestic batterya nd was adjudicated guilty. He w as sentenced to time ser ved in N assau County Jail and 12 months probation. He must enr o ll in a dr u g/alcohol evalu ation within 60 days and follow up with any recommended treatment. He must also enroll in an emotional managementt raining class within 30 days and m ust have no violent contact w ith the victim. Probation may be terminated early upon successful completion of all condi tions. He was or der e d to pay $352 in surcharges, $223 in court costs, $100 to the Public Defenders Office and $50 to the State Attor ney s Of fice. n M ichael Anthony Colson a dmitted to a violation of prob ation being ser v ed for sale, deliver y purchase or manufactur e of marijuana and was adjudicated guilty. Probation was revoked and terminated and he was sentenced to 90 days in Nassau County Jail with credit for time served and ordered to pay $829.92 in outstanding costs. n R obert Edward Dancho p leaded guilty on May 8 to a ggravated assault domestic violence and domestic battery and was adjudicated guilty. On the first charge he was sentenced to nine months in Nassau County Jail with credit for time served, followed by two years probation. He must enroll in an emo-t ional management training c lass within 30 days of his r e lease and have a mental health evaluation within 60 days and follow up with any r e com mended treatment. He must forfeit any firearms in his possession and may not possess firearms or reside wheref irearms are present. On the s econd char ge he was sen t enced to time served. He was ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $352 in sur c har g es, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Qorey Laroi Dawson p leaded not guilty to dealing in s tolen pr oper ty. n B obby Joe Gleaton pleaded not guilty to sale, manufactur e or deliver y with intent to sell a contr olled substance, pos session of marijuana over 20 grams and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. n J onathan Andr ew Honeyc utt pleaded not guilty to traff icking in opium mor e than four but less than 14 grams. n Lason Shand Hor ne was served an affidavit and denied two counts of violation of probation being ser ved for child abuse without great harm. n Elizabeth Sage Levy pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine, no citation, two counts o f possession of a controlled s ubstance, possession of heroi n and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. n Parrish Jermaine Morgan pleaded guilty to two lesserincluded charges of sale or delivery of cocaine and was adjudicated guilty. He was sentenced to two years in a statep rison on each count, with credi t for time ser ved, to r un con c ur r ently, and ordered to pay $1,036 in court costs, $300 to the Public Defender s Of f ice and $200 to the State Attorneys Office. n Lisa Michelle Morris pleaded guilty to aggravateda ssault with a deadly weapon w ithout intent to kill and adju d ication was withheld. She was sentenced to 12 months probation and must have a mental health evaluation within 30 days and follow up with any recommended treatment and a drug/alcohol evaluation within6 0 days and follow up with any r ecommended tr eatment. She m ust complete 25 hours of community service at a minimum of five hours per month and was or der e d to pay $418 in cour t costs, $352 in surcharges, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attorneys Of fice. n S tephen Mack Owens p leaded not guilty to attempted a r m ed robbery and aggravated assault. n Jacob Allen T alley pleaded guilty to a lesser-included charge of petit theft and adjudication was withheld. He was sentenced to 12 months probation and must enroll in the Milepost Pr ogram within 15 days. He was ordered to complete 25 hours of community service at a minimum of five hours per month and was ordered to pay $223 in court costs, $100 to the Public Defenders Office and $50 to the State Attor ney s Of fice. n An af fidavit for violation of probation was dismissed and probation reinstated with the original conditions for Kenneth Wingate, who was charged with a violation of probation being ser ved for violation of injunc tion, criminal mischief and batter y adaughtr email@example.com COURT REPORT Brown Carter The Family Farm International P.O. Box 60722 Jacksonville, FL 32236 (904904 www.theparenthelpcenter.com NL/PSAYouve heard parents say, Nothing works with My kid!We will. Wher ePar ents & Kids Lear nto Sur vive STATE OFFICER OF THE YEAR SUBMITTED Nassau County Deputy Thomas Kelley received the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Florida Police Of ficer of the Y ear awar d for 2013-14 fr o m the VFW State Commander and VFW Florida Ladies Auxiliar y president on June 19 for saving the life of a Florida Wildlife Commission officer who fell into the river while attempting to r escue a family in a shrimp boat that was in distr ess. The awar d was pr esented at V FW s annual confer ence held in Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. S cam too goo d to be true J OHN P. MEGNA For the News-Leader S eniors versus Crime here in Fernandina received a postcard advising us that we had a package (jewelry) valued at $50 in our name tob e picked up. S ounds legal and good! W r ong this was scam to get money or information. The card said, A onetime fee for shipping/handling is required, no other fees are due or imposed. To receive par cel please have a valid Visa or Master Card handy when calling to remit the shipping/handling fee only There are no additional surcharges. May seem innocent enough, however, the third line down tells it all. If they secur e your char ge car d information, they can use information and withdraw your funds quickly and quietly without your knowledge. Anytime someone uses your cr edit card information you will suffer financial losses. Another personal thing that happened received infor mation on a flyer fr om a national coin manufacturer that is known as Coin Mfg. by collectors. Their flyer showed a coin manufactured by their company and listed for only $4.95 shipping/ handling fee. However, the catch is, you receive another coin in addition to the socalled $4.95 coin and you are billed a total of $94 (invoice and you now owe this amount. If you r eject paying, you receive dun letters, somewhat on the thr eatening side, and a final notice, We will send this on to the Collection Agency. This could mean a bad cr edit rating! Check it out first! Call Seniors vs. Crime at 310-3226, or write svcfbfl@ gmail.com. The office, located at the Fer nandina Beach Police Department, 1525 Lime St., is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Manager is Chuck Sheehan; John Megna is deputy office manager.
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14A W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Beach babies T his time of year a band of early-morning volunteers with Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch patrols our beaches looking for turtle nests and eggs. The rest of us beach walkers can easily spot these n ests once the volunteers are finished. Each nest, with a bout 100 eggs inside, is carefully roped off and marked to protect it for the two months or so it will take until the young turtles hatch out. Other beach babies also receive special protection. A reas of Amelia Island beaches that present likely habitat f or nesting terns and plovers are also carefully cordoned off to prevent inadvertent causalities from foot and vehicular traffic. Eggs and baby birds are well camouflaged and difficult to spot. If y ou see roped off areas with shorebird signage, please r espect these boundaries and be careful nearby as well, since moving baby birds do not always stay in the roped off areas. And if you have a dog, please do not let themr un loose! Although turtles and shorebirds are the most obvious babies on our beaches in summer, they are not the onlyo nes. If you are lucky, observant and curious you just m ight find evidence of some others. Take mollusks for i nstance. Recently I received an email fr o m Robyn Nemes with photos attached of a s trange-looking mass made of many individual compartments that she f ound washed up o n the beach. It looked similar enough to the linear strand of egg cases from a l ightning whelk snail so I knew it cont ained baby mollusks. But what kind of mollusk? With the help of a Google search for mollusk egg cases, sure enough it was an egg mass from another related marine snail s pecies, a horse conch. This conch is the largest s hellfish in the United States, with adults growing almost two feet long. Although this giant shell is found along the coast from North Carolina to the Gulf of Mexicoo nly the state of Florida has honored it by naming it the State Shell. Both lightning whelks and Florida horse conchs producet hese masses of egg cases. Each compartment in the c ase contains a few tiny snails which go through a larval s tage in the case and eventually break out of their sac to star t their life roaming the ocean floor. The cases you m ight find on the beach either still contain these snails, which you can see if you look closely, or instead show tiny exit holes where the babies escaped. There are other mollusk b abies on the beach too, even harder to find and more conf using to identify. Have you ever seen a snail collar? Moon snails that live below the surface of the sand also produce eggs after mating, but instead of encapsulating these tiny eggs in hollow s acs, these eggs are imbedded in sand and snail slime t hat together form a rubbery semi-circular mass on the sands surface. When these tiny eggs hatch in the surf, the young larval (veliger snails swim and in a few more days grow a shell and settle o n the bottom like their parents. F inally, another egg case commonly washes up on our beaches, but this time from a fish. Have you ever found a mermaids purse? Some people know it by that name, oth-e rs call it the devils pocketbook. But what you are really looking at is the egg case fora cartilaginous fish, a skate. Unlike the egg cases of mol-l usks each case contains only a single young fish. Those m ermaids purses that wash up on the beach are most a lways empty ones, shed after the young skate emerges or dried out dead ones. Sometimes a live embryo is inside if you feel something moving, toss it back in the water. Its worth a try to save i t. S o, ther e ar e mor e than just seashells and sharks teeth on our beaches, lots mor e, if you pay attention. T o find out mor e about what you are seeing, I strongly recommend the book FloridasL iving Beaches, which gives y ou great photos to help steer y ou to your own Google sear c hes to find out more. Enjoy our beaches this summer and see how many babies you can find ther e. Its a living breathing world out there just waiting to be discovered. P at Foster-Turley is a zoolog ist on Amelia Island. She wel comes your nature questions and observations. p atandbucko@y ahoo com ROBYN NEMES/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER Robyn Nemes took photos of a strange-looking mass made of many individual comp artments that she found washed up on the beach, above. What is it? Horse conch egg cases horse conch is the state shell. 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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK OUTDOORS/ TIDES WEDNESDAY, JUNE25, 2014NEWS-LEADER/ FERNANDINABEACH, FL ORIDAFlorida State's D.J. Stewart closed the book on the 2014 season by adding two more All-America honors to what was an impressive sophomore campaign. Stewart was named a first-team All-American by the American Baseball Coach-es Association and garnered second-team honors from Perfect Game. Stewart becomes the 42nd player in Florida State history to be recognized as a first team All-American and first since 2012 when Robert Benincasa, Jayce Boyd and James Ramsey were all named first-team All-Americans, including Boyd and Ramsey by the ABCA. Stewart was also named to the ABCA All-Atlantic Region first team. Earlier this year, Stewart, who garnered All-ACC honors for the second year in a row, became the seventh Seminole in school history to garner Player of the Year accolades. He was also recognized as a second team All-American by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA, a third-team Capital One Academic All-American, a semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy and was named to the NCAA T allahassee All-Region team all in 2014. The sophomore outfielder currently ranks in the top 10 in the ACC in eight offensive categories while leading the league in average (.351) and on-base percentage (.472). He also ranks in the top 50 nationally in six categories including base-on-balls per game (0.75, 27th), on-base percentage (30th), doubles per game (0.36, 39th), doubles (19, 41st), base-on-balls (40, 42nd) and runs batted in per game (0.94, 48th). Stewart finished league play hitting .388 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 30 RBI in 26 games. The Yulee native finished the season tied for the team lead with 20 multi-hit games and second with 13 multi-RBI games. He r ecorded a career-high four hits three times in 2014. Stewart also finished the season reaching base safely in 52 of the 53 games in which he played. Stewart will represent his country this summer as a member of the USA Collegiate National Team. Competition started Saturday with the Red, White and Blue Tour through various cities across the U.S. Visit www.seminoles.com. B ASEBALL Stewart c ollects honors Stewart W est Nassau High School senior pitcher Morgan Williams, the 2014 all-Nassau County girls softball team's most valuable player.W illiams MVP on all-county team Karla Beasley Chelsea Holland Courtney Smith Ariel McCullough Hannah Pipkin Kacie Kelly Mackenzie Gray Graison Murray Mariah Durrance AMANDA REAMC ommunity NewspapersAlthough Morgan Williams' father couldn't physically be in attendance, his presence was strong at the Lady Warriors' senior night. Christopher Williams built the foundation of his daughter's love for softball, setting up a pitching mound in the backyard and coaching batting practice every night. But he passed away before Williams ever pitched a high school softball game. She expected to walk with only her mom, Sandy, on senior night. As West Nassau prepared to face Trinity Christian, W illiams told her teammates she was not going to cry during senior night. Then she noticed a group of adults changing into yellow shirts in the opponent's parking area. She thought the T rinity parents were dressing alike and making a larger presence and she was a bit peeved, given the fact the Lady Warriors were honoring their seniors. "I stared at them all the way from the parking lot all the way to the stands ... and then I began to recognize them," Williams said. They were her father's former softball teammates from various adult leagues. Tears fell down her face as they formed a line and she hugged them one by one. "It was awesome," Williams said. "There was just a whole line of them and I just kept hugging them. I didn't want it to stop." And when it was time to announce the senior players, they were beside her and her mother on the field, standing in memory of her father. She continues to strive for improvement on the field and stepped up as a leader this year, both for West Nassau and as Nassau County's most valuable player a position she shared with Yulee's Karla Beasley in 2012. "I just matured as a person, as an individual," W illiams said. "I became more of a leader and I knew what it took to lead the team." Leadership was important among the Lady Warriors, as the team's starting line-up included four freshmen by the end of the season. And equally matching the youth of the team was its determination and athleticism. West Nassau made it to the state's Elite Eight in Class 4A, falling 2-1 to West Florida the eventual state champion. W est Nassau reviewed game film in preparation for the Lady Jaguars' visit to Callahan. They noted the pitcher's mannerisms. "She was definitely a strong leader of that team," W illiams said. "We knew that we had to go after her and there was a couple fast girls on their team. We practiced hard that week before. Hard, hard." Rain caused the game to be delayed multiple times, r esulting in a Sunday afternoon game. Although the Lady Warriors ended their season that afternoon, W illiams is proud of what they accomplished. "We definitely clicked this year," she said. "After our Bartow tournament, we came out of there 2-2, that was a major point and we knew we could make it." Unity was key, as the team bonded every moment of the trip, never leaving anyone out. Food was the team's top motivator. "We love to eat," Williams laughed. "We have to eat before a game and, if we win, our reward is we get to eat after the game." The team listened to "Let It Go" from the "Frozen" soundtrack prior to the win at Buchholz and became superstitious, adding the song to their pre-game rituals. "Lord, that song got on my nerves, but if it was doing the job ..." Williams said. They won every game after that until they faced W est Florida. W ith her high school career complete, she prepares for her next venture as a pitcher at Seminole State College, where she plans to study occupational therapy. The 2014 all-Nassau County girls high school softball team: Morgan Williams, senior pitcher, West Nassau. Williams leads the all-county team as most valuable player with a .425 batting average, six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 30 RBI. She was 19-5 on the mound with a 1.80 earned run average and 174 strikeouts in 161 innings. This is her third appearance on the all-county team. She signed with Seminole State College. Karla Beasley, senior pitcher infielder, Yulee. Hit .533, record in FHSAA and ranked nationally No. 11 with 32 career home runs. Chelsea Holland, senior first baseman, Fernandina Beach. The four-year starter at first base hit .710 with six triples, six doubles and 26 RBIs this spring for the Lady Pirates. She accepted a full scholarship to play softball at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Miriah Durrance, senior outfielder, Hilliard. Durrance scored 20 runs, hit four home ru ns, had 20 RBI and a .446 batting average. Courtney Smith, senior outfielder, West Nassau. Smith had a .342 batting average with three doubles, one triple, one home run, 17 RBI and a .909 fielding percentage. She signed with Jacksonville University. This is her third appearance on the all-county team. Hannah Pipkin, senior shortstop, Yulee. She hit .488 with 35 RBIs and 14 stolen bases for the Lady Hornets. Ariel McCullough, freshman pitcher, Hilliard. In 106 innings pitched, McCullough had 94 strikeouts and 28 walks with a 1.08 ERA. At the plate she had a .296 batting average and a .406 on-base percentage with 12 RBI and 20 runs scored. Kacie Kelly, sophomore shortstop, West Nassau. Kelly had a .531 batting average, nine doubles, one home run, 24 RBI and 22 stolen bases. This is her second appearance on the all-county team. Graison Murray, senior outfielder, Yulee. She hit .407. Mackenzie Gray, sophomore first base, West Nassau. Gray had a .385 batting average with 15 doubles, three home runs, 37 RBI and a .980 fielding percentage. Honorable mention: Hayley Solomon, Courtney Dietz, Yulee; Allison Nelson and Bethy Spillane, Fernandina Beach; Kearsten Holley and Julia Bright, Hilliard; Amelia Olive, West Nassau. 3 2nd annual Rodeo Aug. 2The 32nd annual Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo will be held Aug. 2 at the Fernandina Harbor Marina. There are kingfish, inshore/offshore and kayak divisions. The kingfish tournaments in St. Augustine and Jacksonville and the local r odeo will be tied together as a three-stop tournament "trail" type event. Early entry deadline is July 18; fees are $350 for kingfish division, $100 apiece for North Florida Kingfish Championship and inshore/offshore divisions; $50 for kayaks. For, visit www.nsfafish. net or call Tournament Director John Hartrich at 206-0817.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Hot kingfish and redfish bite"It was absolutely perfect conditions for catching redfish during last weekend's Inshore Fishing Association's Jacksonville Redfish T ournament," Fernandina Beach's Adam Loud said. "There was very little wind, which helped my fishing team partner Warren Stoughton and I sight fish for shallow water redfish in our home waters of Amelia Island. Also a low tide arrived at 10:30 in the morning helped us locate large concentrations of shallow water redfish." "Simply every one of our favorite low tide redfish spots was holding good numbers of r edfish and they were also on a good bite as well. Most of our reds were caught while casting Berkley Gulp shrimp and plastic swim baits. "We were a little disappointed though in not being able to catch a second large r edfish to go along with the 6.59-pound redfish we already had in our boats live well. We did, however, hook a good tournament redfish that broke the fishing line right at the boat. Also two of the redfish that we had caught measured just over the maximum 27-inch length." Like many of last weekend's fishermen, it was steamy hot with air temperatures running in the mid 90s with water temperatures running in mid 80s. "We made sure we filled our boat's live well with clean water from the deep waters of the Intracoastal before navigating the shallow water redfish structures," Loud said. "There was actually a threeto five-degree difference in the water temperatures from the deep channel to the one foot of water we were redfishing in." The local father-and-son fishing team of Ronnie and Nathan Turner also did real well during the IFA redfish tournament. "We caught both of our r edfish during the first few hours of the tournament," Nathan Turner said. "The first redfish hit a top water plug and the second redfish was caught while casting a plastic swim bait. Unfortunately, one of our redfish died in the livewell, which cost us an eight-ounce penalty and definitely a higher finish." Nathan and father Ronnie Tu r ner weighed a two-redfish aggregate weight of 11.12 pounds. Fernandina Beach's Harvey Cox and Trish Hardage also finished well in last weekend's redfish tournament while weighing in two legal r edfish for an aggregate weight of 9.84 pounds, good for 14th place. Some 77 redfish teams fished the event, which was held from Morning Star Marina on the St. Johns River in Mayport. Don Dingmans' 2014 Mercury Marine King Buster 400 Kingfish Tournament was held over the weekend with excellent results as well. Local kingfish pro Kenny Crawford weighed in a 27.5pound kingfish for 15th place. The largest kingfish was weighed in by Jerry Carter on the Reel Quick; it weighed 43.5 pounds. "We really did not have a good tide for king fishing this past Saturday," Crawford said. "I prefer the flood tide, which did not arrive until 5:30 p.m. that day. "Also, the kingfish bite was really scattered with a few big kings caught at the Red Tops, the Nassau Live Bottom and at offshore fish havens." The next big kingfish tournament will be the SKA OUTDOORSTerry Lacoss OUTDOORS2BWEDNESDAY, JUNE25, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader SPECIAL PHOTOS Dave Smith is pictured with a 30-pound cobia he recently caught while fishing with a pogy barbed to a led head jig. SPORTS SHORTSP P o o p p W W a a r r n n e e r rFernandina Beach Pop W arner football and cheerleader registration is now open for the 2014 season. V isit www.leaguelineup.com for additional information.I I n n d d e e p p e e n n d d e e n n c c e e 5 5 K KOn July 4, the Vida Race Series sixth annual Independence 5K will take place at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Afavorite of runners, participants can race, run or walk through the shaded, tree-canopied resort. Additionally, a one-mile Youth Fun Run will be held immediately after the 5K is finished, so pint-size junior family members can join in the fun. This years race will be chip timed. The courses will begin and end at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Racquet Park parking lot, next to the Verandah Restaurant at 6800 First Coast Highway. Check-in and day-of-registration is from 6:45-7:45 a.m. The races begin at 8 a.m. Y outh Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. A wards will be given out to the top overall male and female and the top three male and female winners in 14 age categories. All children in the fun run get an award for finishing. Pre-register by mail (forms can be found on AmeliaIslandRunners.com); in person (forms are available at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Health & Fitness Center and the McArthur Family YMCA); or register directly online at Active.com. Cost is $25 per adult; $15 per child (12 and under). Make checks out to Vida Fitness. Pre-registration closes July 3 at 9 a.m. Day-of registration checks and cash only will be accepted. All pre-registered participants receive a goody bag, which will include one race T-shirt and surprises from race sponsors.A A u u x x i i l l i i a a r r y y m m e e e e t t s sU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Amelia Island Flotilla 141, meets the first Thursday in the Amelia Island Lighthouse Cottage, located on OHagan Lane on Lighthouse Circle. Call 261-1889 for information.Y Y M M C C A A s s u u m m m m e e r r s s p p o o r r t t s sThe McArthur Family YMCAis now registering for basketball, swim team, swim lessons and sports camps for the summer. Contact Jenna Scott at email@example.com or 261-1080, ext 109.F F i i s s h h i i n n g g R R o o d d e e o o A A u u g g . 2 2The 32nd annual Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo will be held Aug. 2 at the Fernandina Harbor Marina. There is a kingfish division, inshore/offshore division and kayak division. Fish both the kingfish and inshore/offshore divisions during the Fishing Rodeo. The North Florida Kingfish Championship Tournament within a Tournament competition will also be added this year. It will be tied into the kingfish tournaments held in St. Augustine and Jacksonville and the local rodeo as a three-stop tournament trail type event. Online registrations are encouraged but checks will also be accepted. Tournament organizers will need 10 days to process a check if it is mailed in, so send them early to receive the early registration fee rate. See the registration instructions at nsfafish.net for more details. Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover credit cards are accepted. The early entry deadline is July 18. Early entry fees are $350 for kingfish division, $100 apiece for North Florida Kingfish Championship and inshore/offshore divisions; $50 for kayaks. For information on the fishing rodeo, visit www.nsfafish. net or call Tournament Director John Hartrich at 206-0817.F F r r e e e e s s w w i i m m l l e e s s s s o o n n s sThis summer Safe Kids Northeast Florida, led by The Players Center for Child Health at Wolfson Childrens Hospital, is offering a limited number of free swim lessons to children four and up whose families might otherwise not be able to provide them this year. Free swim lessons are available to those who qualify in Northeast Florida. Call the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center at 310-3358. Children who complete their swim lessons with a participating swim instructor will receive a Safer 3 certificate for a free ice cream cone from McDonalds. To find a participating swim school, visit wolfsonchildrens.org/watersafety. V isit safekids.org or wolfsonchildrens.org/safekids for information.O O r r g g a a n n i i z z e e d d b b i i k k e e r r i i d d e e s sThere are organized bicycle rides Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. and Saturdays starting at 8:30 a.m. All rides start from Main Beach. Park near the miniature golf course. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome. Riders of A(18-21), B (14-17), C (up to 14 mph) and S (social ride, speed of the slowest rider in the group) all participate. The ride will be around 30 miles with rest stops along the way and loops back to the starting point at around 10 miles before continuing on the remaining 20 miles of the route. Anyone who joins the group will not be left behind. Lunch is optional. There is also a regular ride Mondays for experienced road cyclists starting at 9 a.m. at various locations on Amelia Island and in Nassau County. The starting points and distances for these rides will be announced. Helmets and a bicycle in good working condition are mandatory. Call 261-5160 or visit www.ameliaislandcycling.com, www.sports.groups.yahoo. com/ group/sriders or www. nfbc.us for more information.S S p p o o r r t t s s a a s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n nNassau County Sports Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county building, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609 for information on the group.B B o o w w l l i i n n g g l l e e a a g g u u e e s sA senior league bowling is offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Nassau Bowling off US 17 in Yulee. The group also meets for Christian league at 6 p.m. Thursdays. FE R N A N D I N ABE A C HTI D E ST T i i d d e e s s , S S u u n n & & M M o o o o n n : : J J u u n n e e 2 2 5 5 J J u u l l y y 2 2 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 Sat. 6/28 Sun. 6/29 Mon. 6/30 T ues. 7/1 Fri. 6/27 Thur. 6/26W ed.7/2Moonrise 5:08A Sunrise 6:24A Moonset 7:08P Sunset 8:32P W ed.6/25Lo w 2:00A1.87' High 8:12A7. 31'Low 1:58P1.49' High 8:40P8.47'Moonrise 5:57A Sunrise 6:24A Moonset 7:58P Sunset 8:32P NewMoon4:10A Sunrise 6:25A Moonrise 6:47A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 8:43P Sunrise 6:25A Moonrise 7:39A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 9:25PLo w 2:45A1.77' High 8:58A7. 33'Low 2:43P1.52' High 9:23P8.46'Low 3:27A1.73' High 9:41A7. 36'Low 3:25P1.61 High 10:03P8.42'Low 4:06A1.77' High 10:24A7. 37'Low 4:06P1.77' High 10:43P8.33'Sunrise 6:25A Moonrise 8:31A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 10:04PLow 4:43A1.88' High 11:06A7. 38'Low 4 :45P2.00' High 11:21P8.21'Sunrise 6:26A Moonrise 9:24A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 10:40PLow 5:19A 2.03' High 11:46A7. 37'Low 5:24P2.28' High 11:59P8.08'Sunrise 6:26A Moonrise 10:16A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 11:14P T ide calculations are for Amelia River, Fernandina Beach. No corrections are necessary.Sun & Moon events are also calculated for Fernandina Beach, although actual times may vary because ofland masses.High 12:36A7. 92'Low 6:33P2.33' High 1:05P7.36'Low 5:47A2.81' 904-277-6969 $ $10 10ANY SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGEOFF OFFLow 5:56A2.19' High 12:26A7. 36'Low 5:05P2.57'Sunrise 6:27A Moonrise 11:08A Sunset 8:32P Moonset 11:47P The IFA Jacksonville Redfish Tournament was held over the weekend. Pictured from left: Adam Loud, left, and Warren Stoughton we ighed in an aggregate weight of 11.19 pounds to take ninth-place honors; the father-and-son redfish team of Ronnie and Nathan Turner are pictured with 11.12 pounds o f redfish, which was good for 12th place; Harvey Cox and Trish Hardage weighed in 9.84 pounds of redfish for 14th spot. Ancient City Game Fish Challenge July 11-13. The event will be held from the Camanchee Cove Yacht Harbor. For information call (904) 9407745. The 34th annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament will be held July 21-26. For information call (904) 251-3011. The Nassau Sport Fishing Association will hold the 33rd annual NSFA Fishing Rodeo & Kingfish Tournament Aug. 1-2. For information visit www.nsfafish.net or call 2613332. Y ours truly will be the featured speaker at today's NSFA meeting and covered dish dinner, featuring barbecue pork and all the fixings. The dinner and kingfish seminar will take place at Kraft T en Acres beginning at 7 p.m. The seminar will include proper baits, such as ribbonfish to use along with the appropriate tackle. I will also have my books on kingfish for sale (at a deeply discounted price) if any member would like to purchase and have me sign one. The NSFA will hold a surf fishing contest at the Burney Park shelter beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. Entry fee is $10 per angler with a 100 percent payout. For information on the event, call Ed Holmburg at 206-2002.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACKWEDNESDAY, JUNE25, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader 3B N N o o r r t t h h H H a a m m p p t t o o n n i i n n v v i i t t e eThe Golf Club of North Hampton will be hosting the North Hampton Invitational July 26-27. The 36-hole event will be a two-person team gross format. Saturday will be a best ball of two and Sunday is a two-player scramble. Flights will be established based on the total team handicap. All handicaps will be verified at your club. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Yulee High School boys and girls golf teams and help with their needs for golf bags, equipment and uniforms. Greens fees, cart fees, practice balls, flight prizes, proximity contests, a skins game and players cookout are included in the $300 per team entry fee. Stop by the North Hampton golf shop for an entry form. Call 548-0000.A A L L S S G G o o l l f f C C l l a a s s s s i i c cThe 10th annual ALS Amelia Island Golf Classic, remembering John Louis O'Day, will be held Aug. 1 at Long Point at the Amelia Island Club. Tournament proceeds benefit the ALS Association Florida Chapter. Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a progressive and fatal neuromuscular disease. It slowly r obs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. Registration, warm-up and lunch buffet are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shotgun start for the four-person scramble is 12:30 p.m. Dinner r eception, including beer and wine, prizes, awards and silent auction, is from 5-8 p.m. There will be proximity contests and a raffle. Entry fee is $150 per player. Reception only is $50 per person. Contact Mark O'Day at 553-0576 or odaym firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ALSGolf Amelia.com.W W o o r r l l d d s s L L a a r r g g e e s s t t G G o o l l f f O O u u t t i i n n g gThree Jacksonville-area courses managed by Billy Casper Golf, the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S.,will host the fourth annual World's Largest Golf Outing Aug. 11 to benefit W ounded Warrior Project. The simultaneous golf outing will be played at more than 120 BCG-managed courses in 28 states and is open to all golfers regardless of ability. A USGA handicap is not required. Participating Jacksonville-area courses are Bent Creek in Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach Golf Club and St. Johns Golf & Country Club in St. Augustine. Golfer check-in, shotgun start and entry fee which includes a $10 donation to WWP, r ound of golf, cart rental, range balls, lunch, awards reception, on-course contests vary by course. All golfers will be entered into a drawing to win a grand-prize, and prizes can be earned by teams with the highest contribution levels and best scores of the day. For information and to register visit www.worldslargestgolfouting.com. Golfers are encouraged to Tweet @BillyCasperGolf using #WLGO14 with photos and updated during or after the day. G OLF EVENTS RECREATION ROUNDUPFERNANDINABEACH P ARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RECREATION ROUNDUP Vi sit www.fbfl.us. OPEN ADULTVOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym Tuesdays and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. $2/day city resident, $5 noncity. YOUTH VOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. For school and club teams. Players must have adult coach or adult supervision. Please call at least 24 hours in advance: 310-3353. $2/day city resident, $5 non-city. OPEN INDOOR SOCCER at Peck Gym Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. $2 city residents, $5 non-city. OPEN BASKETBALLat Peck Gym Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., based on court availability. FITNESS AREAS Weight Room/Cardio Area at Peck Gym. Free weights, selectorized equipment, Star Trac treadmills, Precor elliptical machines, Schwinn bikes. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guardian). Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Atlantic Fitness Room at the Atlantic Center. Precor treadmills and elliptical machines, Star Trac bikes, Hammer Strength plate loaded fitness machines, and Magnum Fitness Biangular Series machines. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guardian). Open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily/monthly fitness area fees: City residents $3/day; $25/month; $75/four months; $180 for 12 months. Non-city residents: $5/day; $31/month; $94/four months; $225 for 12 months. Daily fees and memberships are valid at both fitness areas. PERSONALFITNESS TRAINING. Available at Atlantic Fitness Room or Peck Gym with Jay Robertson, ISSACertified Personal Fitness Trainer, Performance Nutritionist, and Specialist in Fitness for the Older Adult. $30 per session, $75/week (3 sessions), $200/month (2 sessions/week for 4 weeks). Monthly packages include dietary analysis and food program. Call Jay at 904-3103361 to schedule a free introductory appointment. MAHARAJ TENNIS at Central Park Tennis Courts Summer Junior Clinics schedule through July 31 (Monday-Thursday): Level 1 (Tuesday/Thursday from 10:30-11:15 a.m., ages 4-8) and Level 2 (Tuesday/Thursday from 11:15 a.m.-noon, ages 6-10) $12/week city residents, $16 non-city. Level 3 (Monday/Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m., ages 8-12) $16/week city residents, $20 non-city. Level 4 (Tuesday/ Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m., ages 10-14) $24/week city residents, $30 non-city. Level 5 (Monday/Wednesday from 4-6 p.m., ages 11-17 high school and USTAtournament players) $32/week city residents, $40 non-city. Junior clinicsinstructor: Rod Gibson, USPTA1 (904-891-6927, email@example.com) Adult clinics (MondayThursday and Saturday): Stroke Clinics Wednesdays from 8-9 a.m. (2.5-3.0) and 910:30 a.m. (3.0-3.5). Intermediate Drills Clinics (3.0-3.5) T uesdays from 8:30-10 a.m.; Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m.; and Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. Intermediate/advanced drills clinics (3.5-4.0) Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Mens doubles clinic (3.5-4.0) Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pmj. $10/person/hour for 1-hour clinics and $15/person for 1 1/2 hours clinics. Pre-registration required (minimum of 3 persons/clinic). To re gister or for information, email michelemaha@ msn.com or call 548-1472. Schedule available at the Atlantic Center or www.fbfl.us. Central Park tennis court gate keys can be checked out at the Atlantic Center with a $5 deposit. Deposits are refundable if keys are returned within a year. Atlantic Center hours: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. AQUATICS AQUA1 and DEEPWTER AEROBICS at Atlantic Pool. Aqua 1 (shallow water) classes are Monday-Friday from 10-10:55 a.m. Deep Water classes (aqua fitness belts required) are Monday-Friday from 11-11:55 a.m. (Tuesday/Thursday class will move back to 9-9:55 a.m. on Sept. 2). Monthly, a class/day: $50 city residents, $63 non-city residents. Monthly, two classes/day: $60 city residents, $75 non-city. $5/day for one class city residents, $6 noncity. $10/day for two classes city resident, $12 non-city. JUNIOR CAMPSG G y y m m n n a a s s t t i i c c s sFantastic Gymnastic summer camp is July 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages four and up. Cost is $85 for registered gymnasts and $95 for non-registered. Visit Fantas ticgym.com, email Fantastic firstname.lastname@example.org or call 225-0022 for information. The gym is located at 96070 Chester Road in Yulee. D D o o n n o o v v i i n n D D a a r r i i u u s s f f o o o o t t b b a a l l l lA two-day football camp, directed by former all pro NFL player Donovin Darius will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 14-15 for ages 5-14 at the Yulee Sports Complex. Register online at dariusnextleveltraining.com or call (904) 2903320 for information.B B o o y y s s & & G G i i r r l l s s C C l l u u b b s sBoys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County is offering a summer camp for ages 6-18. Arts, sports, technology lab, field trips and special projects will be capped by the annual summer carnival. This camp is offered at the Nassauville location and in Fernandina Beach on Lime Street. V isit either club or call 2611075 or 491-9102.G G o o l l f f a a t t O O m m n n i iOmni Amelia Island Plantation will hold a Junior Golf Academy summer series with six weekly sessions available for children ages 8-17, who will have the opportunity to work with professional coaches to improve their golf skills. Sessions are July 1-4, July 29-Aug. 1, Aug. 12-15 and Aug. 26-29. Cost is $200 per week, $75 per individual day. Camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Campers will work on full swing and short game with on-course playing and video analysis. Snacks will be provided. Miniature putt championship challenge on the final day. Hat and shirts are provided for campers. Students may bring their own clubs but clubs will be provided. Students walk the course; a lightweight carry bag is required. Students must bring their own golf balls for the course; range balls will be provided for practice. Call the pro shop at 2775907, email email@example.com or visit OakMarsh OceanLinks.com.Y Y u u l l e e e e c c h h e e e e r r c c a a m m p pThe Yulee Cheer Camp for beginners and experienced cheerleaders ages 5-15 will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 1415 at the Yulee Sports Complex. For details, visit www.yaahornets.com or call Kelly Dikun at (904) 477-6692 or Tammy Peacock at (404) 402-9173. JUNIOR CHAMPS Junior tennis champs were crowned this week during the City of Fernandina Beach Junior Championships. In the boys singles division, Keaton MacDonald defeated Kevin Runyeon and Jesse MacDonald defeated Will Kinsely in the semifinals. Keaton MacDonald then defeated Jesse MacDonald in the final r ound to win the boys division. Will Knisley defeated Kevin Runyeon in the consolation round. Gabby Hebert and Page Daniels defeated Presley Rushing and Elizabeth Trephan in the finals of the girls doubles. Hebert then defeated Daniels in the girls singles finals to claim the city singles crown. Reggine Alexander defeated Laura Page in the finals of the consolation round, securing third place in the tournament. Pictured, above from left, Elizabeth Trephan, Presley Rushing, Gabby Hebert and Page Daniels. Left, Page Daniels and Gabby Hebert. Below left, Reginne Alexander and Laura Page. Below right, Keaton and Jesse MacDonald.SUBMITTED PHOTOS
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK P AGE 4B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 N EWS -L EADER / F ERNANDINA B EACH FL Family, the beach, a photographer and magical moments Family portrait. It is something that can only happen when you are lucky enough to have all your family together. At our house it doesnt happen often. For most of us that is not an easy thing with busy young famil ies. A birthday celebration created an opportunity to coordinate a visit t hat included the entire clan. It was perfect time to take pictures. The grands are at a wonderful ages between 4 and 8. There are so many wonderful photographers on our island. We worked with Pam Bell, an amazing t alent, known for her family and wedding portraits. Capturing nine adults a nd four children is not an easy task. We knew she could meet our challenges. Of course, we wanted a beach photo. OK, we had the cast of characters. Now to get everyone dressed i n semi-coordinated outfits, but avoiding a uniform look. We choose blues. Pam and her son Jensen met us on one of Amelia Islands amazing beaches ona cloudy, overcast a fternoon. There is something about a b each that makes everyone happy kids run, shoes are kicked off ... everyone is relaxed. Pam has many loves and brings her talent and enthusiasm to all. She has a passion for photography, especially portrait lifestyles babies, weddings and family gatherings. Originally from Valdosta, Ga., her f amily had a house on St. Simons Island, Ga. When her Navy husband, W ade, had a chance to teach ROTC in Fernandina, they grabbed the opportunity. She loves music and solo handbells are her main outlet. She is the mother of four children, two granddaughters and her troop of basset/beagles JoJo, Bentley and D aisy. She has taught music at both Montessori and St. Michaels before m aking her photography a full-time commitment. Her talent is obvious. She has been taking photographs for over 35 years but turned pro as she describes it in 2000. The evolution of photography from 35mm film to the magical world of digital has created endless opportunities for photographers. I most admire her talent with children. You never know when one will g o shy or is determined to make faces. Adults have their own little quirks and have to be coached to geta picture that works. Then there are the multipliers how to get a good picture of everybody. Pam will tell you shoot, shoot and shoot. And she d oes. Click, click and click. She recently shared, I love photog raphing people, pets, landscapes and things, but people more. Every photo opportunity I get is another chance to get unique photos for my clients. I do love to photograph from an artistic perspective for those once in a lifetime captures. Check into Facebook or her blog, you cant help but smile at photog raphs of brides and grooms, families and especially babies. W e eagerly awaited Pams photographs and almost instantly were able to look at proofs online. They are wonderful and captured our photo romp on the beach perfectly. For more information visit www.pambellphotography.com. T o receive her weekly newsletter or get information about her books i ncluding her four From the Porch books contact Dickie at firstname.lastname@example.org F ROM THE PORCH Dickie Anderson C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU P EOPLE & P LACES P ETS PHOTO BY MELANIE FERREIRA/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER U U l l t t r r a a r r u u n n n n e e r r The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club recently enjoyed a pr esentation by Caleb Wilson, an ultra-marathon runner a nd founder of the Fort Clinch 50 and 100 Mile E ndurance Runs. W ilson became inter ested in ultra-r un n ing after r e ading the book Bor n to Run by Christopher McDougall detailing his experiences with the long-dis tance r u nners of the T a ra Mara Indian tribe of Mexico s Copper Canyon. The book sparked Wilsons interest in ultra-running and his desire to bring an ultra-marathon to Nor theast Florida his home. In 2011, the For t Clinch 50 Mile Endurance Run was born, with 40 ultrar unners completing a 50-mile or 100-mile run within 24 h ours. The race has gr own each year and the 2014 e vent, held in April, reached its cap of 100 runners. Wilson plans to expand the race to a 50to 100-kilometer r u n incorporating loops on Big Talbot Island and Amelia Island. His goal is not only to gr ow ultra-racing locally but to make the For t Clinch race a destination event highlighting the history and natural beauty of the area, promoting local businesses and tourism. Wilson, right, holding the belt awarded to winners of the endurance run, is pictured with club Past President John Boylan. The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club meets every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Florida House Inn in downtown Fernandina Beach. For more infor mation about the club, visit the website at www .fer nandinabeachrotaryclub.org. SUBMITTED F F D D I I C C l l e e s s s s o o n n The Kiwanis Club of Fer nandina Beach r ecently had the oppor tunity to lear n about the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., or FDIC. Richard Billings, a former consultant to the FDIC, explained the histor y of this very important government agency. Billings also walked club members through the procedure when a bank is closed by the FDIC and reopened under new management. The transition for the depositor is seamless, and the bank accounts are fully protected up to the federal limits of $250,000, he noted. Above, fr om left, ar e Kiwanis Pr esident Steve Scr uggs and Billings. The Fernandina Beach Kiwanis Club meets the first three Mondays of each month at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Bill Melton Road. This is a dinner meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. Contact Don Lyons at home, 4328194, or by cell at (978n more. E E x x c c h h a a n n g g e e s s t t u u d d e e n n t t s s Recently, the Fernandina Beach Rotar y Club said far ewell to its two Rotary Youth Exchange students who are returning home: Bo young-An of South Kor ea and Mario Jankov from Croatia, shown with Past Pr esident John Boylan. Both students lived with three separate host families Bo on Amelia Island and Mario in Callahan and Br yceville. Bo, who attended Fernandina Beach High School as a freshman, was active in Interact and played in the Jazz Band where she was awarded Top Jazz Musician. Mario, a senior at West Nassau High, volunteered at the Concours dElegance and gained a love for American football while attending both Jaguar and University of Florida Gator games. Both said they enjoyed traveling and lear ning mor e about the people and cultur e of the U.S. The abundance and variety of foods Americans take for granted was another pleasant surprise, they said, as they discovered pizza, steak with loaded bake potatoes and IHOP. However, the memories they will take away were of the warm reception wherever they went and the lifelong r elationships they built while her e. Bo said she would always cherish the friends she found and will tell everyone how wonderful the people of Fernandina Beach and the U.S. are. Mario said that even though he would have to repeat his senior year in Croatia, he wouldnt have given up the past year for anything. N N e e w w m m u u s s e e u u m m b b o o a a r r d d T he Amelia Island M useum of History held i ts annual meeting and board elections in March. Pictur e d is the new slate of officers and trustees. Back row are Edgar Johnson, Paul Condit, Allen Lennon, and DennisJ uds (Secretary). Middle r ow are Pam Wise, Bobbie F ost, Phyllis Davis (Executive Director), and Diane OMalley Fr o nt r o w are Leah Bork, Trish Dooley (Chair Harrison (Vice-Chair), and Judy Pillans. Not pictureda re Joe Anderson ( Treasurer), and Jim L ongacre. SUBMITTED N N e e w w o o f f f f i i c c e e r r s s Mary Powell, President Elect of The Florida Fede-ration of Womens Clubs, installed new of ficers at the May meeting of the GFWC Womans Club of Fernandina Beach. Officers are Jeri Johns, Pr esident; Jo Br umund, T r easurer; Debra Yarbrough, Recording Secretary; Esther Schindler, 4th Vice President; Carolyn Guerrin, 3rd Vice President; and Kim Lunt, 1stV ice President. Not pictured are Sue Dwyer, 2nd V ice President, and Kathy Guer z ini, Corresponding Secretary. The next meeting of the Womans Club will be the first Wednesday in September. SUBMITTED L L i i b b r r a a r r y y d d o o n n a a t t i i o o n n s s Jeri Johns, pr esident of the Womans Club of Fernandina Beach, presents media center dir ectors Elizabeth Smith, Emma Love Hardee Elementar y; Martha Blalock, Southside Primary; Brenda Carr, Fernandina Beach Middle; and Laura Casto, Fer nandina Beach High with $500 checks to be used in the libraries at their schools. The W oman s Club raised money for the schools at their Swinging on a Star event put on by Amelia Musical Playhouse at the Womans Club clubhouse in April. SUBMITTED PHOTO BY MELANIE FERREIRA/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader G ilbert is a 5-month-old o range kitten who is full of ener g y (and himself! powerhouse of activity with his littermates and the younger feline residents at Cats Angels Adoption Center a s he tears across the floor at h igh speed, throwing toys in t he air and jumping to retrieve t hem. Gilbert is a one man show who will keep you entertained all day long. If you would like to add Gilbert to your family, why not include one of his littermates, too? You can make a difference int he life of an animal in need. R ead mor e about our cats p atiently waiting for their new lives on our website at www catsangels.com. All of our cats have been spayed or neutered, are cur-r ent on all vaccinations, receive regular wellness care, monthly flea treatments and ar e micr o-chipped. Cats A ngels Thrift Stor e /Adoption Center at 709 S. Eighth St. is open Monday thr o ugh Satur day fr o m 11 a.m. til 5 p.m. or call 321-2267. Volunteers are needed to help us care for the cats. Please call, stop by to sign up or download the V olunteer A pplication fr om our website at www.catsangels.com. If you have leftovers the Thrift Stor e at Cats Angels needs them! We gladly accept what is left over from garage and estate sales, redecorating and downsizing projects. Please call us about lar ge i tems and we can pick them up. The only items we cannot accept ar e computers, older TV s and clothing. If you haven t shopped at the Cats Angels Thrift Store, please come by and have a look as we have something for everyone. The cats also appr eciate donations of dr y food and lit ter especially now with all the kittens. Don t for get to r ecycle your aluminum and c at food cans. Our r ecycle b ins ar e located at the back of o ur parking lot at 709 S. Eighth St. Cats Angels is an all-volunteer or ganization and receives no government monies. The revenue to suppor t our pr ograms is gained thr ough fundraising, dona t ions and sales from our Thrift S tor e. Read mor e about our S pay/Neuter, TNR and Adoption Programs at www .catsangels.com. With the number of kittens now at area shelters and rescue gr oups, you haven t taken advantage of the fr ee s pay/neuter services available t o all Nassau County r esidents t hr o ugh the SpayNassau II Program and the free transport from Yulee and Callahan. Its never too late. Call First Coast No More Homeless Pets today at (904 to make an appointment. You c an also call Cats Angels at 3 21-2267 for more information o r help with feral/community cats. Spay and neuter -the responsible solution. CATS ANGELS Hannah is a hound mix with plenty to smile about shes ready for a forever home with you! She s about 4 years old and quite a pretty gal. She has a mellow disposition and walks well on her leash. She also likes to keep a clean kennel and really wants to do her business outside, so if she s not already housetrained we think she should be easy to train. She loves people and gets along well with other dogs here at the shelter. She weighs about 70 pounds and is fully grown. Shes heartworm-negative and already spayed, so she s r eady to go home with you today! She has fr eckles on her ears and her side, and a soft white coat with tan markings. Shes a gentle soul and we think shed be a beautiful addition to any dog lovers home! Tomas is a ton of fun, and he s r eady to make you happy every day! Hes a handsome Domestic Shor t Hair mix with an absolutely gorgeous orange tabby coat. Hes about 2 years old so he still has plenty of playfulness, and he just loves it when you engage him with a toy. He gets along well with the other cats in our catter y too. We think hell make your life even brighter than his great orange coat! You can see information, pictures and videos of our adoptable dogs and cats at our website, NassauHumaneSociety.com. Our Second Chance r esale stor e is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday, at 1002 South 14th St. in the 8 Flags Shopping Center. Please drop by for great bargains to support a great cause! Our adoption center at 671 Airpor t Road is open 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. T uesday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Satur days and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. You can call us at (904 email@example.com. Were also on Facebook! While youre at our website, please click on New Animal Rescue Shelter Campaign to see how you can help us r each our fundraising goal for our new shelter building, which is currently under construction. Thank you! NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY U U S S D D A A h h e e l l p p The USDAs Natural Resources Conser vation Ser vice (NRCS f ers cost share assistance to forest landowners through programs like EQIP. Landowners may sign up any time. For more information,c ontact Paula Allen in Baldwin at Paula.Allen @fl.usda.gov or (904 M M a a s s t t e e r r G G a a r r d d e e n n e e r r p p r r o o g g r r a a m m Applications for the Nassau County Master Gardener volunteer program are now available online. The deadline is June 27. For an overview of the Master Gardener pr ogram, an application and to complete the pre-test, see http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/horticultur e/mgnassau.html. For additional ques tions, contact the Extension office at 8791019, or Rebecca Jordi at firstname.lastname@example.org. P P i i n n e e p p r r o o g g r r a a m m Until June 27, the Florida For est Ser vice is accepting applications for the Longleaf Pine Private Landowner Incentive Pr ogram from landowners interested in managing at least 10 acres of Longleaf pine. No other pine species can be managed under this program. Appr oved applicants will r eceive pay ments after successful completion. For more information, search for the program online at www .fr eshfr omflorida.com or contact the Nassau County Forester Dave Holley at Dave.Holley@Fr eshFromFlorida.com or 845-7238. N N a a t t u u r r e e p p h h o o t t o o g g r r a a p p h h y y Ever dr eamed of getting the per fect shot of a gr eat blue her on in flight or a bumblebee nestled on a flower? Join a photographer a nd nature enthusiast for a leisurely stroll on t he Fairway Loop Trail and learn techniques t o help captur e the beauty of the maritime forest and salt marsh on film on June 28 at 10 a.m. at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island Cultural State Park. Bring your own camera and photography supplies, stur dy shoes, bug spray sunscreen and water. Space is limited to 10. RSVP to the T albot I slands State Park Ranger Station at (904 2 51-2320. G G o o p p h h e e r r t t o o r r t t o o i i s s e e Find out from a park ranger what a gopher tortoise is, where they live and why they are so important, on June 28 at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island Cultural State Park. No reservations are necessary and the program is free. For informat ion contact the Talbot Islands State Ranger Station at (904 P P i i n n e e b b e e e e t t l l e e h h e e l l p p Until July 18, the Southern Pine Beetle (SPB evention Cost Shar e Program is accepting applications from landowners inter ested in managing various types of pine stands. Approved applicants will receive payments after successful completion. At least five acr es is r equir ed to apply for thinning, but everything else requires a minimum of 10 acr es. For infor mation, contact Nassau County For ester Dave Holley at Dave.Holley@FreshFromFlorida.com or 845-7238. HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS K ATHY BROOKS For the News-Leader The winning photographs from the sixth annual WildA melia Nature Photography Contest will be exhibited at t he Fort Clinch Visitor Center, and the exhibit will open with a reception for the winning photographers and the public at the Visitor Center of Fort Clinch State Park on Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. S ee the stunning images of the wildlife and wild places o f Amelia that wowed the j udges and meet the photogr aphers. A slideshow of all of the contest entries will be shown as well. To add to the fun of the evening, the Amelia River Ramblers will offer a concert on the patio of theV isitor Center so bring chairs t o enjoy the folk/bluegrass m usic of this talented local g roup. Light refreshments will also be served. This event is free and open to the public; ther e will be no charge to enter the park for the event, which will be held rain or shine. These photographs will be on permanent display at the Fort Clinch Visitor Center. Many will be included in thes ixth annual Wild Amelia N atur e Photography C alendar which will be available later this summer. Additionally ther e will be a candlelight tour of the fort on Friday, beginning at 8:45 p.m., so guests at the exhibit opening may wish to registerf or that event by calling 2777 274. Ther e is a $3 char ge per p erson for the tour. Visiting the historic Fort Clinch, under the canopy of stars and lit by the glow of candles and wood fires, is a magical and unforgettable experience. The tour has limited space, so please make reservations in advance. Wild Amelia is an all-volu nteer nonprofit organization w hose mission is to pr otect t he wildlife and wild places of the island through education. The eighth annual W i ld Amelia Nature Festival will be held from May 15-17, 2015; but Wild Amelia educational events are ongoing through-o ut the year. For more inform ation about visit w ildamelia.com and the Wild Amelia Facebook page. PHOTO COURTESY OF JENNY ALVARADO Synchronization by Jenny Alvarado was one of the entries in the sixth annual Wild Amelia Nature Photography Contest. All of the entries will be shown in a slideshow, and the winning entries will be on exhibit for the first time on Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Fort Clinch Visitor Center. A concert on the patio by the Amelia River Ramblers will accompany the exhibit opening; admission to the fort is free for this event. Nature photo winners exhibit and concert at Fort Clinch This great little guys name is Buddy. Buddy is a 2-yearold Chihuahua. He has a soft brown coat with black highl ights. Buddy is 10 pounds of delight. He is such a sweet-h eart. He loves all people but he doesnt get along with o ther animals. He likes being the main event and get all the loving. Buddy is neutered, has a one-year rabies vaccine, a micro-chip and all his boosters. His adoption fee is $50. To see him interact with ourv olunteers, go to www.nassaucountyfl.com or w ww.petfinder.com. This cute fellows name is Matt. Matt is a two-month-old domestic shorthair. He has a beautiful orange and white coat. He is neutered, microchipped and one set of boosters. He is too young to get his rabies vaccine but that will be p aid for as part of his adoption. Matt is a typical kitten as he loves to play and be loved. His adoption fee is $25. To see our pets in person, come to Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Road, Yulee, 4917440, Tuesday through Friday 1 1 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and closed o n Sundays and Mondays. NASSAU COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES School supply drive begins The Nassau County Volunteer Centers Corporate Volunteer Council, through its 14th annual G.O.K.I.D.S. (Giving Our Kids Important Daily S upplies) project, is collecting school supplies and donations f or local students who need them the most. Monetary donations will be used to purchase supplies and will be distributed among all area public schools by principals. Over the last 12 years, t hrough the G.O K.I.D.S projects, more than $140,000 worth o f donations and supplies has reached Nassau Countys public schools and teachers. The project will run from July 1-29. Distribution to the schools will take place on July 31. The most needed supplies i nclude pencils, pens, pocket folders, wide-ruled notebook paper or spiral notebooks, c rayons, glue sticks, clear or m esh backpacks (no wheels d ry-erase markers and white or c olor copy paper, Kleenex, paper towels and wipe-ups. Gift cards are also welcome. Those who wish to donate school supplies may drop off donations at any of the following l ocations: Omni Amelia Island P lantation (Associate Services); C entury 21/John T. Ferreira I nsurance, 500 Centre St.; city of Fernandina Beach City Hall and Lime Street offices; Nassau County Volunteer Center, 1303 Jasmine St., Ste. A; Amelia Dental Gr oup (Citr ona Drive); First Coast Community Bank ( 14th Street and Target Shoppi ng Center, Yulee); First Federal B ank of Florida (Sadler Road and Chester Road/AIA, Yulee); V y Star Cr e dit Union on 14th Str eet in Fernandina Beach and in Callahan; CBC National Bank (14th Str eet); Hilliar d T o wn Hall, 15859 W est CR 108; Hilliar d Recreation Center, 37516 Oxford St.; HilliardL ibrary, 15821 West CR 108; Hilliard Pharmacy, 551770 US 1; and Hilliar d W i nn-Dixie, 541494 US 1. The drive is also supported by Rayonier RockT enn and the Fer nandina Beach Committee of the Callahan Lions Club and residents of Osprey Village. F or more information about how to help students right here in Nassau County email the Volunteer Center at ncvcfb@ aol.com. T h ere also will be a candlelight tour of the fort on Friday, beginning at 8:45 p.m., so g uests at the exhibit opening may wish to r egister for that event by calling 277-7274. T here is a $3 fee per person. LITERARY LEANINGS A A p p p p s s & & A A p p p p s s Join the Fer nandina Beach library System for Apps & Apps on Fridays in June. Learn how to download ebooks from the library collection using the OverDrive Media Console (nassaur eads. lib.overdrive.com). Staff members will assist users. Librar y E-Books ar e fr ee for library cardholders. Librar y cards are free to residents. Please have your device up and running before bringing it to the library. The Friends of the Librar y will provide a light appetizer for par ticipants. P P e e c c k k l l i i b b r r a a r r y y The Peck Center Library at South 11th and Elm streets is open to the public on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 35 p.m. Dr op by and see all the books available for check-out and for sale. For mor e infor mation call 310-3355 and to leave messages call Mrs. Charles Albert at 261-4113. B B o o o o k k s s P P l l u u s s e e v v e e n n t t s s Every third Thursday during the summer Books Plus, 1743-A S. Eighth St., hosts Authors in The Round with up to 20 authors of all genr es, and a free wine tasting from 56:30 p.m. A list of authors is available upon request at Books Plus and at www.booksplusamelia.com. L L i i b b r r a a r r i i e e s s c c l l o o s s e e d d The Nassau County Librar y System will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. F F O O L L B B o o o o k k C C l l u u b b Friends of the Library Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the parlor of St. Peter s Episcopal Chur ch. Reading selection for July 10: Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis. A A d d o o p p t t a a c c a a t t i i n n J J u u n n e e V isit with the Cats Angels Kitties every Sunday in June at Cats Angels Adoption Center, 709 S. Eighth St., from noon til 3 p.m. The goal of Cats Angels is to find for ev er homes for many of its cats during National Adopt a Cat Month. Every Sunday in June Cats Angels will hold special incen tives at its Adoption Center to those who qualify Senior Citizens Sunday All senior citizens will be able to adopt a cat over 5 years of age at a very special adoption rate. V et Recommendation Sunday Does your vet think you are a good pet owner by having regular visits and keeping your pet cur r ent on vaccinations? If you bring your veterinarians recommendation, you can qualify for a special adoption. Adopt Another Cats Angels Kitty Sunday Folks who already have a Cats Angels Kitty can adopt another furry family member at a special adoption rate. All Cats Angels kitties have been spayed/neuter ed, tested for feline Aids and feline leukemia, micr o-chipped, receive regular wellness examinations, monthly flea tr eatments and worming and ear mite control as needed. V V o o l l u u n n t t e e e e r r s s n n e e e e d d e e d d Her s the scoop Cats Angels Inc., SPCA is shorthanded and needs your help feeding and caring for the cats at its adoption center Duties include scooping, clean ing cages, feeding, laundry, washing dishes, sweeping/vacuuming and mopping floors. Paid in pur rs and kitty kisses, and the good feeling that you have done something wonderful. Email Bonnie at email@example.com or download the Volunteer Form at www.catsangels.com and mail or take to Cats Angels, 709 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. R R A A I I N N v v o o l l u u n n t t e e e e r r s s RAIN needs a few volunteers to work the thrift store on Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are interested, contact Patricia at 403-3422 or Lynda at 556-1176 (leave message or text A A r r t t f f o o r r t t h h e e d d o o g g s s Ar ea ar tists of various mediums ar e invited to join the Golden Retriever Emer gency Assistance T eam (G.R.E.A.T.) Rescue of N.E. Florida, Inc., in its annual Show Some HeART event, set for July 19 from 6-9 p.m. at The Shim Sham Room in Jacksonville Beach. All pr oceeds fr om ar t sales will ben efit G.R.E.A.T., an organization dedicated to r escuing, r ehabilitating and r e-homing Golden Retrievers and r etriever -mix dogs. Submission deadline is July 11. For infor mation, call Janet at 904-529-9951. PET PROJECTS
p.m.). The concert will feature musical performances from Jacksonville favorites Canary in the Coalmine, Four F amilies and Jacksonville Old Time Jam. Fee is $20 members and $25 non-members, or a table of 10 for $400. Guests provide their own seating, unless purchasing the table of 10. Reservations are required. Call (904 6038 or visit cummer.org. A A u u t t h h o o r r v v i i s s i i t t New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe will read and sign the second book in her Lowcountry Summer Trilogy at The Book Loft on Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, on July 1 at 4 p.m. T he Summer Wind f ollows the first installment of the series, The Summer Girls. The second novel continues the complex relationships of three estranged sisters who come together at their grandmothers request to her summer home on Sullivans I sland, S.C. as they struggle to find direction and rediscover their connections to one another. Through her development o f parallel plots and emotions w ith animal and human char a cters, Monroe draws attention to the troubling circums tances surrounding Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins. Approximately 50 percent are ill (in part from the morbillivirus). T o reserve a seat call The Book Loft at 261-8991. THIS WEEK R R e e u u n n i i o o n n s s T he Fernandina Beach H igh School Class of 1979 will hold its 35th reunion June 2729, with the theme Pirates Midsummer Dream. Cost is $25 per person and $40 per couple. Details to come. Send check or money order toC lass of 1979 35th year R eunion, P .O. Box 16234, F ernandina Beach, FL32034. The Fernandina Beach High School Class of 1994 20-year reunion is July 19 from 6-10 p.m. at the Fernandina Beach GolfC ourse Clubhouse: 2800 Melton Road. Cost is $45 per person/$80 per couple. Contact Jean Beville Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. An optional family event w ill be held at Main Beach P utt Putt Golf on July 19 at 10 a .m. Additional costs are a ssociated. B B i i n n g g o o T T h h u u r r s s d d a a y y s s The public is invited to play bingo every Thursday at the Legion, 626 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, in thel arge smoke-free meeting hall. D oors open at 5:30 p.m. and e arly bird games start at 6:05 p.m., with regular play beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. The bingo session is nine games for $20, with multiple jackpots paid out. For questions email email@example.com.P roceeds support programs s ponsored by the American L egion. L L e e g g i i o o n n d d i i n n n n e e r r s s The American Legion Post 54, corner of Third and Gum streets in downtown Fernandina Beach, holds a steak night the third Saturdayo f each month from 5-7 p.m. D onation is $12 for a steak c ooked to order, potato, corn on the cob, roll and a salad. Call 261-7900 for information. The American Legion Auxiliary holds a dinner the second Saturday of each month at the Post. Donation is$ 8 for a pork loin dinner with t wo vegetable sides and b read. Call 261-7900 for information. L L a a p p t t o o p p c c l l a a s s s s ABeginner Laptop Workshop will be held in June at the Council On Aging East N assau, 1367 South 18th St., F ernandina Beach for people i nterested in learning the basics of their computers. Jan Cote-Merow, Computer Coach, is the instructor. She has been teaching private and group computer lessons on Amelia Island for 10 years. The cost of each session is a donation of $10 to Council onA ging, a 501(c c harity Call Jan at 583-2870 f or dates and registration i nformation. N N i i g g h h t t o o f f p p r r a a i i s s e e The community of Nassau will come together for a Night of Praise on June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at historic Mt. OliveB aptist Church in Nassauv ille. The public is invited to a ttend. The Rev. Jackie L. Hooper, Sr. is program sponsor and Laura Rhodes is church coordinator Speaker will be the Rev Walter M. Scott, Jr., pastor of Friendship MBC in W aycross, Ga. M M u u r r d d e e r r i i n n t t h h e e A A i i r r C allahan Area Show Theatre will perform Murder In the Air AMurder Mystery Dinner Show on June 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. and June 28 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Callahan. Tickets a re $15 and include dinner a nd the show. C ontact 879-4713 or firstname.lastname@example.org. T ickets must be purchased in advance due to limited seating. H H a a i i r r a a u u d d i i t t i i o o n n s s Amelia Community Theatre will hold auditions for the musical Hair from 1-3 p.m. on June 28 in the main stage theatre at 207 Cedar St. Lee Hamby will direct, with performances on Sept. 19, 20 and 21. There will be two per formances on Sept. 20. Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the musical theater or s folk or rock style and bring sheet music in the appropriate key An accompa nist will be provided. No a cappella or karaoke track auditions will be accepted. All roles are open; ACTis looking for a culturally and physically diverse tribe. For more information, email the director at email@example.com. G G r r e e a a t t R R a a c c e e The Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty will make an overnight stop in Jacksonville on June 28. W elcome the rac ers to town as they stop at The Landing starting at 5:25 p.m. for about two hours. The event is in conjunction with the Historic Springfield Main Street Cruise, a classic car cruise in that draws hundreds of cars downtown every fourth Saturday of the month. The Great Race spans more than 2,000 miles each year Thousands of spectators flock to the cities and towns along the route to see the pre1972 cars and trucks, which are battling for $150,000 in prize money. More than 100 vehicles are competing in this years Great Race, with the oldest being a 1915 Hudson. The event is free to the public. Visit www.greatrace.com for details. B B r r e e a a s s t t c c a a n n c c e e r r c c o o n n f f e e r r e e n n c c e e T he Florida Breast Cancer F oundation presents the Education Advocacy Day Conference on June 28 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel. Enjoy edu cational sessions featuring experts discussing the mostc urrent updates in breast can c er research and related topi cs with emphasis on the importance of healthy living and how to have a healthful and thriving survivorship. Learn how to become a breast cancer advocate in the state of Florida, visit resourcet ables and enjoy a compli m entary lunch. T he event is f ree, but please RSVPat www.FloridaBreastCancer.org or (305 A A C C T T v v o o l l u u n n t t e e e e r r s s If you would like to learn about volunteer opportunities a t Amelia Community Theatre, y ou are invited to attend an i ntroductory meeting at 10 a.m. on June 28 in the main stage lobby, 207 Cedar St. Learn about backstage pro duction positions with set con struction, props, tech or costumes or front of house jobs such as ushering. For more information, call the theater at 261-6749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. C OMING UP C C o o o o k k i i n n g g c c l l a a s s s s Join Nassau Health Foods on July 7 from 4-6 p.m. for an interactive, demonstration cooking classes at The Mustard Seed Caf, located inside the store, that will make students feel like theyre in a live cooking show. Learn, taste and take home the recipes. Chef Bill Thompson of the Amelia Island Culinary Academy will demonstrate modern Middle Eastern cooking, including Organic Carrot Humus with Dukah Spiced Whole Wheat Pita, Baby Kale and Watercress Salad with Pomegranate V inaigrette, and Crispy Fried Chickpeas with Mint and Preserved Organic Lemons. Fee is $35. Prepay with cash/checks at the store in advance to hold your spot. N N e e w w c c o o m m e e r r s s c c o o f f f f e e e e The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island will host its monthly cof fee on July 10. Women interested in joining the club and who reside in Nassau County (no matter how long they have lived here) are welcome to attend. For further information contact Lucy Bryan at (904 19 or Lcybryn@sonic.net, or visit www .newcomersofameliaisland.com. SPECIAL EVENTS T T h h e e F F o o r r e e i i g g n n e e r r Amelia Community Theatre o ffers a summer of comedy in its Main-Stage theater, beginning with The Foreigner, at 207 Cedar St. The Foreigner is set at a fishing lodge in Georgia. The foreigner referenced in the title i s Charlie, a shy and depressed Englishman who p retends he cannot speak or understand English to avoid conversations with the other guests. Charlie overhears secrets and plots that are gathering momentum and realizes it will be up to him to save t he day, without revealing his own secret. The power of kindn ess and caring leads to a heart-warming ending. Performances are at 8 p.m. June 26-28. Adult tickets are $20, student tickets through college are $10, at www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or 2616 749. The box office is open 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ThursdayS aturday at 207 Cedar St. W W i i l l d d e e x x h h i i b b i i t t T he winning images from t he 2014 Wild Amelia Nature Photography Contest will be on display for the first time on June 27 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Fort Clinch Visitor Centera nd will become part of a permanent exhibit there. All of the c ontest entries will be shown i n a slideshow. Additionally, a c oncert by the Amelia River Ramblers will add to the magic of the evening. The event is free and open to the public; park entry fees will be waived. J J a a z z z z u u n n d d e e r r s s t t a a r r s s A merican Legion Post 174 w ill host Jazz under the Stars o n June 27 at the Post 174 lot on the corner of 12th and Beech streets. The community is invited to come and share in a night of jazz, food and fun starting at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale. A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n a a c c o o n n c c e e r r t t T he Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, will host an Americana concert in the gardens on June 28 from 7-9 p.m. (doors open at 6 P EOPLE & P LACES 6B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Fill in the squares so that ea ch r o w column and 3-by-3 box c ont ain the numbers 1 through 9. Solution will appear in the F rida y B-section. Friday June 20 Solution 4TH OF JULY EVENTS B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y E E x x p p r r e e s s s s Ride the Americas Birthday Express train in St. Marys, G a., on June 28 and July 4. Celebrate the birth of a nation with historical characters and great entertainment as you ridet hrough scenic woodlands and marshlands. Trains leave from Theater by the Trax, 1000 Osborne St., St. Marys, Ga., at 10 a .m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on June 28, and noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on July 4 following the 4th of July Parade. An allday festival is featured July 4th. Get tickets at www.stmarysrailroad.com or call (912 P P a a t t r r i i o o t t i i c c s s o o n n g g s s Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2600 Atlantic Ave., F ernandina Beach will host a Patriotic Song & Hymn Sing Along, with potluck and hotdogs on the grill on June 29 at 5:30 p .m. All are welcome to join this patriotic celebration and fellowship time. For information contact the church at 261-6306. R R e e p p u u b b l l i i c c a a n n p p a a r r t t y y All Republican families are invited to attend the Westside R epublican Clubs Independence Day Celebration on July 1 at 7 p.m. at the Hilliard Community Center. State Rep. Janet A dkins will present the State of the State and Emily Adkins will present on the 4th of July and the celebration of Americas f reedom. Enjoy fellowship, food and fun and get your picture taken with the Republican elephant. C C e e l l e e b b r r a a t t e e A A m m e e r r i i c c a a Tickets are on sale for C elebrate America, a concert with the Crescendo Amelia B ig Band at 7 p.m. on July 3 at Amelia Community Theatres M ain Stage Auditorium, 207 Cedar St. Its a family friendly concert of patriot-i c music with a jazzy big band flair. T ickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students and available a t ameliacommunitytheatre.org or by calling 261-6749. F F r r e e e e d d o o m m F F e e s s t t The city of Fernandina Beach Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival will take place at Main Beach on July 4 from 10 a.m.2 p.m., offering music, arts and crafts, service vehicles, food trucks, water slide, bounce houses, face painting, cool treats a nd more. From 6-8 p.m. enjoy a Sounds on Centre concert o n Centre Street between Front and Second streets, featuring t he music of Island Vibe. At 8 p.m. the Nassau County Community band will perform at the Depot on Centre Street at 8 p.m., followed by a July 4th fireworks show at 9 p.m. For information visit www.fbfl.com. T T h h e e R R i i t t z z Celebrate Independence Day at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia I sland with a barbecue on the Ocean Front Lawn featuring a buffet including, seafood, barbecue favorites, sides and desserts. Participate in games and enjoy live music in the evening, followed by fireworks at nightfall. Tickets are $25 for children and $93 for adults. For details and reservations, call 277-1100 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/ameliaisland. O O m m n n i i P P l l a a n n t t a a t t i i o o n n T he Omni Amelia Island Plantation will host its annual Independence weekend celebration July 4-6 with fun for all. Weekend options include the Freedom Fest in Canopy Park, with yard games and family activities, as well as the Boardwalk Bash and the Steak Out at the Shops event, both located at the Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation. For information visit www.omniameliaislandplantation.com. S S u u m m m m e e r r o o f f L L i i g g h h t t s s T he city of Jacksonville, in partnership with The Jacksonville Landing and Pyro Shows, presents Summer of Lights. The series will light up the night sky over the St. Johns River as residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a fireworks spectacular on July 4 and Aug. 2. Each show will begin around 9:45 p.m. from two barges on the St. Johns River one in front of the Jacksonville Landing and the other east of the Main Street Bridge. View the shows along the Northbank Riverwalk and at Friendship Fountain Park on the Southbank. F or information visit jaxhappenings.com and jacksonvillelanding.com. U U n n i i o o n n G G a a r r r r i i s s o o n n AUnion Garrison will be held at Fort Clinch State Park July 5-6. See how the soldiers lived during the Civil War. Activities may include powder artillery demonstrations, medical demonstrations and soldier drills. Additionally, soldiers and civilians offer a glimpse into garrison life by taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary, barracks and kitchen. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. Call 277-7274 or visit w ww.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch. J J a a x x c c l l e e a a n n u u p p T he city of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful w ill partner with the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol for the annual July 5 Beaches Cleanup following the Independence Day holiday, from 7-9 a.m. Litter collection bags and gloves will be distributed at Atlantic Boulevard at the ocean; Beach Boulevard at the ocean; and 16th Avenue South in Jacksonville Beach att he ocean. Participants must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult, should wear sturdy footwear and sun protection, a nd bring their own drinking water. Inclement weather canc els. A dvance registration is not required. For information call Keep Jacksonville Beautiful at (904 Sea T u rtle Patrol at (904 PUZZLE 6.18 WORLD HISTORY ACROSS 1. Mosque officials 6. H in HMS 9. *J. Edgar Hoover, e.g. 13. Dugout vessel 14. Australian flightless bird 15. Fairytale baby carrier 16. Irregular or jagged 17. Any doctrine 18. Baskerville s scare 19. *He crossed the Rubicon 21. *Darwin s water craft 23. Small dog s bark 24. T wo quarters 25. ___-cha-cha 28. Miami Heat star 30. Go ashore 35. Red ink amount 37. Sophia Lauren s 39. *She ran for VP 40. Y orkshire river 41. Brings home the bacon 43. Pro ___ 44. Milk-Bone biscuit, e.g. 46. Render speech less 47. Largest organ of human body 48. *Third Reich mastermind 50. Biblical birthright seller 52. Message in a bottle 53. Small municipality 55. Boiling blood 57. *Author of Theses 60. *The Black Death 63. Hungarian wine 64. U.N. workingconditions agency 66. Crows homes 68. Addicts 69. Feather s part ner? 70. *The New Y ork T imes first one came out in 1851 71. Midterm or final 72. Farm female 73. Courtyards DOWN 1. Berg matter 2. Painter ____ Chagall 3. Dwarf buf falo 4. Promenade gait 5. Plaything for two 6. *Edward VI to Henry VIII, e.g. 7. Ambulance crew 8. Dance of Castro s land 9. Hot rum drink 10. Sledgehammer1 1. *Mother of Queen Elizabeth I 12. Flanders of The Simpsons 15. Rubs 20. Rapidly 22. A late time of life 24. Embolden 25. Used for cleaning 26. Alluring maiden 27. Portfolio content 29. *First European to round Cape of Good Hope 31. In front of criminals 32. Middle Eastern vodka, pl. 33. 4:1, e.g. 34. *Kublai and Genghis 36. Navy commando 38. Blame 42. Creepy one 45. Aquatic goddess 49. *___ v W ade 51. Muse of astrono my descendant of Uranus 54. What scribes do 56. Opposite of digest 57. *Germany did it in WWI and WWII 58. Hawaiian strings, pl. 59. Queen of Hearts pastry 60. Minute opening 61. *Communist threat, 1922-1991 62. Small ornamental case 63. *New Kingdom s boy-pharaoh 65. *Hammurabi s concern 67. Last word of America, the Beautiful
W W h h i i t t e e O O a a k k c c a a m m p p s s W hite Oak conservation center in Yulee is offering n ew, expanded educational programs for all ages as part of its Conservation Classroom project. These programs aim to teach and i nspire conservation action through lesson plans thatm ake the wilderness the classroom. Children learn f rom leading experts in diverse life sciences and engage in stimulating programs where they can touch, smell and truly experience w ildlife and habitats while learning about the threats t hey face and the work necessary to ensure their survival. C amp includes swimming, river tours, campfires, the famous Big Game Room and more. There are both overnight and day camp o ptions. For applications and more i nformation, contact 225-3396 or email education@whiteo ak.org. D D a a r r e e t t o o D D r r e e a a m m The third event in The Book Lofts Dare to Dream Summer Program will be held June 28 at 4 p.m. Jane Wood, author of local historical fiction, will present the program in which participants will delve into local history and c reate a pirate poster. Wood is the author of Adventures on A melia Island: A Pirate, a Princess, and Buried Treasure; Trouble on the St. Johns River; Ghosts on the Coast: A Visit to Savannah andt he Low Country; and Voices in St. Augustine. T he Amelia Island Museum of History is also s cheduled to make an appear ance at the pr o gram on June 28. Call The Book Loft, 214 Centre St., at 261-8991 for more details. J J u u n n i i o o r r N N a a t t u u r r a a l l i i s s t t s s I f youre looking for fun a nd educational activities for y our childr e n this summer consider Wild Amelias new curriculum of the three-part Junior Naturalist Pr ogram. Based on the model of the Junior Ranger program in the National Parks, this Junior Naturalist Program involves a m ini-curriculum of activities for children from 7-15 to comp lete by exploring The Maritime Forest. T his second component of the program, which already includes The Seashore and will next year include The Marsh, is available at various l ocations, including the Atlantic Avenue Recreation C enter, Kayak Amelia, the Book Loft and Coastal Trader I I for $5 per copy. It includes self-directed activities for the child to safely explore the maritime forest. The Maritime Forest focuses on four aspects of Amelia Islands ecology: live oakt rees, non-native plants and animals in the forest, gopher t ortoises, and the maritime ecosystem. Activities include g uided and independent nature walks on local trails, online research, creative writing and drawing and/or photography. When completed, children receive a certificate of achievement from Wild A melia. Children younger than 7 and folks older than 15 may participate as well. T o review the curriculum, stop by the locations ment ioned above. Visit www.wildamelia.com and W i ld Amelia on Facebook. F F i i z z z z , B B o o o o m m , R R e e a a d d ! The Nassau County Library System in celebrating r eading and science with its a nnual summer pr ogram, Fizz, Boom, Read! Programs are for children pre-K through sixth grade along with events for the entire family. The theme, Fizz, Boom, Read!, includes science topics about space, the planets, weather,c olors, bubbles, balloons, jugg ling, animals and mor e. T he programs are free and open to children of all abilities. Pr o grams ar e divided by age and r un for seven weeks, ending July 17. The grand finale will be family pr ograms featuring Mrs. Bubbles, so d ress for water games. Mrs. Bubbles will be at Ewing Park i n Callahan on July 15 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and at Central Park on Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach on July 17 at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m. The programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Visit www.nassaureads.com. T T h h e e a a t t e e r r c c a a m m p p F ernandina Little Theatre a nnounces r egistration for T heatre for Kids, featuring theater for children performed by children, July 7-20 for ages 8-10. Fee is $33. Sessions are generally 7-8:30 p.m.; ther e will be public performances, with Sunday mati-n ees. Registration forms are a vailable at Miss Kate s Pre K, 1 303 Jasmine St.; enrollment is limited. For information, visit ameliaflt.org or email email@example.com. G G r r e e y y f f i i e e l l d d c c a a m m p p Island Camp 2014 returns t o Greyfield Inn on C umberland Island, Ga., July 1 3-27. The camp is for chil dren 5 and up as well as teens and adults. Camp time is allocated toward island exploration, beach-time fun and c rafts activities with an island theme. Campers will build their own Bottle Blasters as a way to stay cool, create island origami treasures in Camp Cove, make ice cream, create a garden to table appetizer for the inns guests and explore life on the island. Time is allocated to l ooking for treasures like s hark teeth and potter y and p articipating in sports. Adults can participate or enjoy alone time. For information contact the office at 4 N Second St., call 261-6408 or visit gr eyfieldinn.com. 4 4 H H c c a a m m p p s s T he University of Florida/ IFAS Nassau County Extension Service offers 4-H Summer Camps through July 17. Kids can learn about farms and cooking at Far m to Table day camp, 10 a.m.-3 p .m. July 8-11 at Yulee Full S er vice School for $65. Lunch i ncluded. At Fr o g Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 14-17 for ages 5 to 10 for $50, kids discover the wonders of nature. Bring lunch and drink. C ontact Margaret Johnson, UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension, at 879-1019 or email msmargjohnson@ufl. edu or register at Nassau.ifas.ufl.edu. S S u u m m m m e e r r p p r r o o g g r r a a m m s s Early Impressions and The Vibe, A Youth Center, offer w eekly summer programs for a ges 3 and up. V isit www.earl yimpressionsfl.com, call or come by. Locations are 464073 SR 200, Unit 16 and 14 (corner of A1A and Blackrock Road), 310-9730 and 432-7146, and 463159 SR 200, (cor ner of A1A and US 17), 206-4170. C C a a m m p p S S M M o o r r e e s s F F u u n n J oin Faith Christian Academy for Camp SMores Fun Camp Adventures, through July 25 for ages 4-12. For ages 4-5, fee of $125/week covers childcar e, breakfast, snack and lunch. C hildren ages 6-12 have all m eals cover ed plus thr ee field t rips per week for $155/week. Registration fee applies. Visit www.fcaangels.com or call 321-2137. 4 4 H H c c a a m m p p s s T he University of Florida/ IFAS Nassau County Extens ion Service offers 4-H Summer Camps through July 17. Kids can learn about farms and cooking at Farm to T able day camp, 10 a.m.-3 p .m. July 8-11 at Yulee Full S ervice School for $65. Lunch included. At Frog Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 14-17 for ages 5 to 10 for $50, kids discover the wonders of nature. Bring lunch and drink. Contact Margaret Johnson, U F/IFAS Nassau County E xtension, at 879-1019 or e mail msmargjohnson@ufl. edu or register at Nassau.ifas. ufl.edu. S S t t o o r r y y h h o o u u r r Books Plus, 1743-A S. Eighth St., of fers a stor y hour r eading by Ms. Marsha for c hildren under 6 years old e very second and fourth Tuesday. Every second and fourth Friday, children over six complete science and ar ts pr ojects. Both programs begin at 11 a.m. for one hour and ar e fr ee. Call 261-0303. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader 1WEDNESDAY,JUNE25, 2014/News-LeaderC YAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 4 5-2011-CA-000326 DIVISION: A BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. BRIAN HUMPFER Defendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 2,2014 and entered in Case No.45-2011-CA-000326 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,is the Plaintiff and BRIAN HUMPFER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRIAN HUMPFER.N/K/A JANE DOE, REFUSED NAME; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATEDASN OMINEE FOR BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,LP; VILLAGES OF WOODBRIDGE MASTER ASSOCIATION,INC.; TENANT #1 N/K/A SEAN JOHNSON are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE,FLORIDA at 11:30AM, on the 4th day of August,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 48,VILLAGES OF WOODBRIDGE,VILLAGE I,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, P AGE 229,PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA A/K/A 95462 SONOMA DRIVE, F ERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 2, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Tracy Poore Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If youare a person with a disability who needs anyaccommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then press 0) at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4319 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-CA-44 U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST,MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2005-22, Plaintiff, vs. RON WOLFE,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: RON WOLFE Last Known Address: 22716 US HIGHWAY 6 UNIT 5954 DILLON, CO80435 Current Residence Unknown TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RON WOLFE Last Known Address: 22716 US H IGHWAY 6 UNIT 5954 DILLON, CO80435 Current Residence Unknown YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action forForeclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: CONDOMINIUM UNIT NO.126, OF AMELIA LAKES,A CONDO-M INIUM,ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1344,PAGE 1628,AS AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1344,PAGE 1930,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS TO BE DEFINED IN SAID DECLARATION has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,toit,on Choice Legal Group,P A.,Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is P O.BOX 9908, F T.LAUDERDALE,FL 33310-0908 on or before July 18,2014,a date which is within thirty (30 days after the first publication of this Notice in the (Please publish in THE NEWS LEADER) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintifs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Ifyou are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, tothe provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (9044 600 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 9 day of June, 2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD As Clerk of the Court By /s/ Karen J.Lockett As Deputy Clerk 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4334 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, vs. KENDALL W.WEHR Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 6,2014,and entered in Case No.45-2011CA-000226 of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank,NA,is the Plaintiff and Kendall W.Wehr,Heron Isles OwnersAssociation,Inc.,The Unknown Spouse of Kendall W.Wehr n/k/a Melissa Wehr, are defendants,the Nassau County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on 11:30 am at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex Nassau County,Florida at on the 5th day of August,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 302,HERON ISLES PHASE TWO,ACCORDING TOTHE MAP OR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE(STHE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNT Y,FLORIDA. A/K/A 96424 STARFISH DRIVE, YULEE,FL 32097-6585 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. D ated in Nassau County, Florida this 10 day of June, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court Nassau County,Florida By: /s/ Amanda Stearn Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled appearance,of immediatelyu pon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 771. Phone (904 Fax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4335 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 2013-CA-000608 21st MORTGAGE CORPORATION,a Delaware corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES H.LOLLIS,JR.A/K/A JAMES HAROLD LOWS and spouse PATRICIA L.LOLLIS A/K/A PATRICIA SHEFFIELD LOLLIS A/K/A PATRICIA LYNN LOLLIS and UNKNOWN TENANT(S IN POSSESSION of 96095 Blackrock Road,Yulee,FL 32097, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that,in accordance with the Plaintifs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on July 31,2014 at 11:30 a.m.(EST at NASSAU County Courthouse: Lot 8,BLACKROCK ESTATES, according to Plat thereof,as recorded in Plat Book 5,Page 57of the Public Records of NASSAUCounty,Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1999 Nobility Kingswood 42x27 Manufactured Home ID#s N8-9161A and N8-9161B. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: 6-6-14 John A.Crawford CLERK OF THE COURT NASSAUCOUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: Sue Powell Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you areaperson with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a courtproceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Torequest such an a ccommodation,please contact Court Administration at least three business days prior to the required service by using one of the following methods: Phone (904 2564; Fax (904 TTD/TTY (800 (Florida Relay Service).E-Mail email@example.com 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4337 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4 TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 12CA000842 W ELLS FARGO FINANCIAL SYSTEM FLORIDA,INC., Plaintiff, VS. DONALD P .DOAN A/K/A DONALD DOAN; ARNOLD RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL BANK; WINDEE M,DOAN A/K/A WINDEE DOAN; UNKNOWN TENANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSEO F DONALD P .DOAN A/K/A DONALD DOAN; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sate dated the 4 day of June,2014,and entered in Case No.12CA000842, of the Circuit Court of the 4TH Judicial Circuit in and for N assau County Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL SYSTEM FLORIDA,INC.is the Plaintiff and DONALD P .DOAN A/K/A DONALD DOAN ARNOLD RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL BANK WINDEE M,DOAN A/K/A WINDEE DOAN UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD P .DOAN A /K/A DONALD DOAN UNKNOWN TENANT; and IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants.The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the,AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE,FL 32097, 11:30 AM on the 25 day of July, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 21,ARNOLD RIDGE,AS PER PLAT THEREOF,RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGE 251,252, 253 AND 254, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYO WNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disa b ility who needs any accommodation in order to par ticipate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 at least 7 days before your scheduled courtappearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 clays; if you a ring or voice impaired,call 711. Dated this 4 day of June,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk Of The Circuit Court /s/ Sue Powell Deputy Clerk 2T 6-18,6-25-2014 4338 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 07-CA-527 PAT GALLAGHER,d/b/a PAT G ALLAGHER REALTY, Plaintiff, v. ALICE DOWLING,et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an order or a final judgment of foreclosuree ntered in the above-captioned action,I will sell the property situated in Nassau County,Florida,described as: Lot 10,Little St.Mary Estates No.One,according to plat thereof recorded in plat book 5,pages 280 and 281,of the public records of Nassau County,Florida Together with mobile home ID#GDWGA 368441122A and GDWGA 368441122B Property Address: 3319 West County Road,#108, Yulee,Florida 32034 and Lot 1,2,and 3,Little St.MarsE states No.1,according to plat thereof recorded in plat book 5,pages 280 and 281 of the public records of Nassau County,Florida. Property Address: 3307 West County Road,#108,Yulee, Florida 32097 and Lot 9,Little St.Mars Estates, No.1,according to plat thereof recorded in plat book 5, pages 280 and 281,of the public records of Nassau County,Florida. Property Address: 3307 West County Road,#108,Yulee, Florida 32097 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder for cash,at 11:30 a.m.on the 5 day of August,2014,at the Maine ntrance to the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida. Notice of such sale shall be published as provided by statute. That any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on June 12, 2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK,CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Tracy Poore Deputy Clerk SIDNEY E.LEWIS,ESQUIRE Attorney for plaintiff 300 W.Adams Street Suite 300 Jacksonville,Florida 32202 (904 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4341 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-DR-849 DIVISION: B IN RE: Termination of Parental Rights of: C.A.T., Minor Child and The Name Change of C.A.T., aminor, byher mother and next friend CARRIE G.FEDICK NOTICE OF ACTION OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PETITION FOR NAME CHANGE TO: LANDON M.TRULL Current address unknown Last known address: 523 Marion Avenue Interlachen,FL 32148 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action of Termination of Parental Rights and Petition for Change of Name was filed in the Circuit Court in and for Nassau County,Florida,against you,LANDON M.TRULL,and you are required to serve a c opy of your written defenses,ifany,to it on the Petitioners attorney,whose name and address is Moses Meide,Jr.,817 North Main Street,Jacksonville, FL 32202,on or before July 25, 2014,and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court either before service onP etitioners attorney or immediately thereafter,otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on June 10,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk of the Court /s/ Pamelia Jones Deputy Clerk 4t 6-18,6-25,7-2 & 7-9-2014 4333 ---------The St.Johns River Water Management District (District) gives notice of receipt of the following permit application(s Environmental Resource Permit Applications Rick Keffer Chrysler Dodge Jeep,Inc,464037 State Road 200,Yulee,FL 32097-8645 application #IND-089-138427-1.The project is located in Nassau County,Section: 25,Township: 2North,Range: 28 East,and includes 5.437 acres.The Environmental Resource Permit application is for construction of a stormwater management system to serve a project known as Renovations to Rick Keffer Chrysler Dodge Jeep. The file(s mit application(se avail-a ble for inspection Monday through Friday,except for District holidays,8 a.m.to 5 p.m.at the Districts Headquarters,4049 Reid St.,Palatka,FL 32177-2529.You may also view files at one of the Districts Service Centers,but you should call Service Center staff i n advance to make sure that the files are at a specific Service Center.Additionally,most permit application file documents can be viewed online at floridaswater.com/permitting/index.html. The decision on permit applications will be made at the Districts Service Center where the application is processed (if the application is approved) or by the Governing Board (if the application is recommended for denial). You are advised to notify the District within 14 days of this notice if you havequestions, objections,comments,or information regarding the activity proposed in the permit application.Please direct your correspondence to Bureau Chief, Bureau of RegulatorySupport, P .O.Box 1429,Palatka,FL 321781429,or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org,and include either the Permit Application number or the Project Name.If you make a written request to the District for additional information regarding a specific per mit application,you will be furnished with the information available at that time.Please note that filing a written objection does not entitle you to a chapter 120,Florida statutes, administrative hearing. Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision will be provided to persons who haverequested individual notice.Arequest for individual Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision on the application must be received by the Districts Bureau Chief,Bureau of Regulatory Support prior to the d ate such Notice is generated. Margaret Daniels, Bureau Chief Bureau of Regulatory Support St.Johns River Water Management District 4049 Reid Street Palatka,FL 32177-2529 (386 1t 6-25-2014 4342 ---------PUBLIC MEETING OF THE N ASSAU COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD FOR THE CANVASSING BOARD ORIENTATION MEETING The Nassau County Canvass ing Board will meet at 2:00 p.m.on June 27,2014 at the James S.Page Governmental Complex,Supervisor of ElectionsCanvassing Board Room/ Conference Room A,located at 96135 Nassau Place,Yulee, Florida.The purpose of the meeting is to discuss matters related to the 2014 Canvassing Board Schedule and any other matters concerning the 2014 election cycle that may arise.N ote: Section 286.0105,Florida Statutes,states that if a person decides to appeal any decision by a board,agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing,he or she will need a record of the proceedings,and that,for such purpose,he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this event should contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 904-4917500,toll free 1-866-260-4301, fax 904-432-1400,or TDD 904491-7510 to request such accommodation. /s/ Vicki P .Cannon,Supervisor of Elections,Nassau County, F lorida 1t 6-25-2014 4343 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.2013-CP-311 Division: PR-A IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERTJ. MCHENRY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Robert J.McHenry, deceased,whose date of death was August 5,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way Suite 456,Yulee,Florida 32097.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other pawns having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served mast file their claims with this courtWITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentsestate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER TILE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTHABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is 25 June,2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: Christopher D.Keever Florida Bar Number: 94477 T he Coleman Law Form,PLLC 10161 N.Centurion Parkway, Suite 310 Jacksonville,Florida 32256 Telephone: (904 Fax: (904 E-Mail: ckeever@ thecolemanlawfirm.com Secondary E-Mail: sherri@ thecolemanlawfirm.com Personal Representative: Mitchell Dunn 1550 Mars City Road Evans City,Pennsylvania 16033 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4344 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.13CP318 Division: B IN RE: ESTATE OF ELEANOR ROWAN BEATY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Eleanor Rowan Beaty,deceased,whose date of death was November 10, 2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 9 Osprey Drive,Amelia Island,Florida 32034.The names anda ddresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other pawns having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served mast file their claims with this courtWITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER TILE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO(2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is 25 June,2014. Attorneyfor Personal Representative: Constantine P .Ralli,Attorney Florida Bar No.0463418 Sullivan & Worcester LLP 1633 Broadway New York,New York 10019 Telephone: (212 Per s onal Representative: Elizabeth Rowan 1255 Ouray Avenue Grand Junction,CO 81501 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4345 ---------LEGAL NOTICES CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE. Call 2613696 For Deadline Information For The Wednesday July 9 Edition. ---------LEGAL NOTICES SUMMER CAMPS D D a a r r e e t t o o D D r r e e a a m m Wild Amelia volunteer Courtenay Phillips assists a student with making a l apbook in the Book Lofts Dare to Dream ... About M aking a Difference in Nature two-part summer camp, part of a larger Dare to Dream series of summer programs at the Book Loft. Students are learning about Amelia I slands seashore as they make their book. Phillips, a long with her Junior Naturalist daughter Hannah, led the camp. To learn about the June 28 program, see the camp calendar or call 261-8991. PHOTO BY ROBYN NEMES FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
8B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS ISLAND MARKETS S S o o l l i i d d R R o o c c k k Solid Rock Church of God by Faith, 86138 Palm Tree Drive, Yulee, will host its Vacation Bible School week July 7-11f rom, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and a closing program on Sunday, July 13. The theme will b e Weird Animals, where Jesus love is o ne of a kind. G ods love will come to life like never before, touching lives, changing hearts and drawing all people closer to Christ. Participants are in for a wildly creative, unforgettable time. All ages are welcome. For transportation or more information, call Sister Jeannette White at 7 03-7334. Y Y u u l l e e e e U U n n i i t t e e d d Yulee United Methodist Church announces its V a cation Bible School Faith Under Constr uction will take place fr om 6-8 p.m. July 7-11 for students in pre K-sixth grade. Call to register with your childs name, age and phone number at 225-5381. N N e e w w L L i i f f e e N ew Life Baptist Church is registeri ng for Vacation Bible School. The theme is Arrow Island, Choosing Gods Way, with classes for ages K4-K5, firstthird grades and fourth-sixth grades. VBS is July 7-11 from 6-8:30 p.m. Contact the church office at 261-4818 to register. If there is no answer, leave a m essage and someone will call. New L ife Baptist Church is located at 464069 S R 200, Yulee, near the Walmart Supercenter. M M e e m m o o r r i i a a l l U U n n i i t t e e d d Grab a hammer find a paintbr ush and put your thinking cap on! Its time for VBS at Memorial United MethodistC hurch, 601 Centre St., downtown F ernandina, July 14-18 from 8:30 a.m.n oon. All rising kindergarteners through rising sixth graders are welcome to attend and discover the Workshop of Wonders where the ordinary becomes the extraordinary with G od. Sign up at cokesburyvbs.com/ M emorialUMC or call 261-5769 with q uestions. S S t t . P P e e t t e e r r s s St. Peters Episcopal Church invites all children to gear up at Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God Vacation Bible School. Explore and e xperience how the ordinary becomes e xtraordinary with God. The fun begins J uly 21 and ends July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon each day at 801 Atlantic Ave. The adventure includes music that will wow your ears, interactive Bible fun, super science, cool crafts, hands-on mis sion work, delicious snacks, great games and mor e. T o be a part of all the excitement at W orkshop of Wonders, call Gaye Pappas a t 261-4293 or visit https://2014.cokesburyvbs.com/stpetersepiscopalchurch to register online. T rader Hill Farms is a popular vendor at the AmeliaF armers Market, growing fruits and vegetables using a quaponic techniques. At their converted Tyson Chicken farm in Hilliard they use fish emulsions to grow fruits and vegetables including lettuce, tomatoes, celery, cucumbers, bok choi, pea tendrils, cabb age, okra, sugar peas, collards, purple top turnips, s wiss chard greens, basil, green onions, chervil, chives, hyssop and lovage. Also at the market will be Deep Roots Meat, who raise their cows using only natural fertilizers and feed them only g rasses, forages and hay they bale from their own property. T hey will have ground beef, London broil, old-fashioned bologna, fresh beef sausage, chuck roasts, soup bones, stew meat and hand-cut steaks. Clean Ridge Soap uses 100 p ercent USDA Certified Organic ingredients to offer b ars and liquid soaps in lavender, peppermint or eucalyptus. Flagship Coffees roasts 100 percent organic Arabica coffee beans from Direct Trade o r Certified Fair Trade farms a nd packages them in recyclable and compostable bags dated for freshness. Winter Park Honey is at the market e very Saturday with their regu lar honeys and four-pack s amplers. Their wildflower h oney is the local honey where ver you live and includes p ollen from all over the U.S. Sign up for the E-Mail Newsletter at www.ameliafarmersmarket.com. The market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shops of theO mni Amelia Island Plantat ion. No pets. Call 491-4872 or v isit www.ameliafarmersmark et.com. Fernandinas farmers market on Nor th Seventh Str eet downtown is home to over 30 booths of pr oducer -only ven dors. The bakers, cheese m aker, pasta maker, soap maker and other specialtyv endors create their treats and treasures from scratch. T hey use raw, seasonal and local ingredients and a lot of love and determination to provide the finest, healthiest and freshest products. The farmers you will meet at the Fernandina Beach M arket Place grow what they sell. Boatrights Family Farm a nd Kings Kountry produce bring onions, tomatoes, squash, peas, beans, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, citrus, nuts, melons and more that they rotate seasonally to grow on their lands. Cabbage C reek Farm grows specialty greens, exotic squash, herbs, c arrots, fresh cut flowers and more, while Bacons Select Farms grows hydroponic lettuces, seedless cucumbers, fresh potted herbs and more. New at the market is Tressas Treasures treats h andmade by Tressa, a regular vendor of the Market P lace, who has taken on a new product line, including hand dipped pretzel rods and Rice Krispie Treats covered with goodies like mini M & Ms, R eeses Pieces and coconut. T ressa also makes a peanut butter brittle with local orange blossom raw honey. She has over 10 varieties of flavored n uts. Some nuts are sweete ned with raw honey, and s ome are mixed with spicy c hipotle and Cajun flavors. If y ou like toffee, hers is topped w ith chocolate and nuts. Bruce Beville and the Laid Back Band will entertain and right next to the band is the Fernandina Beach Arts Market, where over 20 locala rtists bring their crafts and m ore on the second and f ourth Saturdays. T he Market Place is open every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on North Seventh Street. Leashed pets ar e welcome. Visit Fer nandinaBeachMarketPlac e.com or call 557-8229. FRANKLINTOWN MARKS 126 YEARS SUBMITTED H istoric Franklintown United Methodist Church will celebrate its 126th church anniversary and Pastor Avis Smiths fifth anniversary with Franklintown on June 29. This will also be Smiths final worship service as she has been assigned to pastor another church in the United Methodist Conference. Pastor Tiffany McCall of Jacksonville will take the reins beginning July 1. The anniversary celebration program starts at 11 a.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Gary Thomas, Greater Antioch Church, Jacksonville. The inspirational theme is: Building Blocks for the Future: Faith, Hope and Charity. The American Beach community is invited to fellowship and to bid farewell to Smith for five wonderful y ears of service to the community. The church is located on American Beach at 1415 Lewis St. A dinner will follow the service. For information call 277-2726. 2WEDNESDAY, JUNE2 5, 2014/ News-LeaderC YAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013-CA-000529-AXYX FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA,a FEDERALLY CHARTERED SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. VICTORIA N.PALLONE,et al, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that,in accordance with the Plaintifs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on July 31,2014 at 11:30 A.M.(EST a t the front entrance of the judicial annex,Nassau County Courthouse: LOT 15,POINT SOUTH UNIT 4, ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGES 111 AND 112,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA, T OGETHER WITH THAT FLEETWOOD,CARRIAGE MANOR EXTREME DOUBLE WIDE MANUFACTURED HOME SERIAL # GAFL775A79560CI21 AND G AFLE775B79560CI21.(RETIRED TITLES) Property Address: 54470 Point South Drive, Callahan,FL 32011. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: June 6,2014.J OHN A.CRAWFORD,CLERK OF COURTS NASSAU COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Sue Powell Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the A.DA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,Phone.(904 2564; Fax (904 TTD/TTY (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service).E-Mail email@example.com,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4336 ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The South Amelia Island Shore Stabilization Association,Inc. will hold Boardof Trustees Meeting on Wednesday,June 25,2014 at 3:00 p.m.in the Egret Room,Racquet Park, Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island,Florida.Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should call 904-4321723 at least 24 hoursin advance to request such accommodation 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4329 INTHE CIRCUIT COURTOF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 454010-CA-000732 DIVISION: A CHASE HOME FINANCE,LLC, Plaintiff, vs. PETER B.CORBIN Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 11,2014 and entered in Case NO.45-2010-CA-000732 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuitinand for NASSAU County,Florida wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank,National Association, successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC,is the P laintiff and PETER B CORBIN; JULIA R YOUNG; STATE OF FLORIDA; NASSAU COUNTY; NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF T HE CIRCUIT COURT; are the D efendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 7 6347 VETERANS WAY YULEE, FLORIDA at 11:30AM,on the 5 day of August 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: TRACT 8,SPRING HILL UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,P AGE 85 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 FLEETWOOD MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# GAFL275A73696-BP21 AND GAFL275B73696-BP21 A/K/A 85774 LONNIE CREWS ROAD, FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60s ale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 13, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Tracy Poore Deputy Clerk See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then press 0) at least 7 daysbefore your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2t6-25,7-2-2014 4346 IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 14CA000084AXYX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, VS. ANGELA BLALOCK A/K/A ANGELA ARLENE BLALOCK; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Roy Wayne Blalock Last Known Residence: 45032 Coquina Way,Callahan,FL 32011 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclo0se a mortgage on the following property in NASSAUCounty, Florida: LOT FIFTY-TWO (52DEERFIELD ACRES ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGES 299 AND 300 PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAUCOUNTY,FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copyof your written defenses,if any,to it on ALDRIDGE | CONNORS,LLP ,Plaintifs attorney,at 1615 South Congress Avenue,Suite 200,Delray Beach,FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391),within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice,and file the original with the clerk of this court either before July 18, 2014 on Plaintifs attorney or immediately thereafter: otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on July 16,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Karen J.Lockett As Deputy Clerk 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4347 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 14-CP-136 DIVISION: B IN RE: The Estate Of: DANIEL E,LEE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DANIEL L LEE, deceased,File Number is 14CP-136,pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the a ddress of which is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims,on whom acopy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE D ATE OF SERVICE OF A.COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims,must file t heir claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication Notice is June 11,2014.C LYDE W.DAVIS Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No.277266 Davis,Broussard,Martin,B ernard & Steger,P .A. 960185 Gateway Blvd.,Ste.104 Amelia Island,Florida 32034 Telephone: (904 MAE M.LEE and ERIKA DAWN LEE-HAMER Co-Personal Representatives 2t,6-25,7-2-2014 4348 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 45-2011-CA-000051 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,(SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION) AS TRUSTEE FOR THORNBURG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-4 Plaintiff vs. PAULA W.SMITH A/K/A PAULA SMITH,IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAULA W.SMITH A/K/A PAULA SMITH,IF ANY;ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CARLTON DUNES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,INC.; WELLS FARGO BANK,NA; COMPLETE PROPERTY SERVICES,INC.; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S SESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that,in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 30,2014,in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front entrance of the NASSAU JUDICIAL A NNEX,76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,FL 32097 at 11:30 AM on 20 August 5,2014,the following described property: UNIT 7702,CARLTON DUNES,A CONDOMINIUM,TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED SHARE IN THOSE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETOACC ORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 887,PAGE 1426,PUBLIC RECORDS OF N ASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO. TOGETHER WITH ALL INTEREST IN AND TOTHAT EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT TO GARAGE G-73 DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 987, PAGES 1392 THROUGH 1396 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property Address: 4602 CARL-T ON DUNES DR,AMELIA ISLAND,FL 32034 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: 6-16-14 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. John A.Crawford /s/ Sue Powell By: Deputy Clerk 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4349 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE Nassau County proposes to amend the Nassau County Land Development Code by adopting the following Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING ARTICLE 35 OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TYPES OF SIGNAGE ALLOWABLE ON LANDS LOCATED IN THE SR 2001A1A ACCESS MANAGEMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning and Zoning Board of Nassau County will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday,July 15,2014 at 7:00 PM regarding the proposed ordinance.Also the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday,August 25,2014 at 7:00 PM.The public hearings will be held at the James S.Page Governmental Complex,96135 Nassau Place, Yulee,Florida 32097. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings and to be heard.Copies of the proposed Ordinances and supporting information are available for inspection in the office of the Nassau County Growth Management Department,96161 Nassau Place,Yulee,FL 32097.Commentsmay also be directed in writing to the Growth Management Department,em ailed to email@example.com,or received by telephone at (904 7328.All comments will become part of the record in this matter and subject to Floridas public records law. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order t o participate in this program or activity should contact 4917328 at least twenty-four (24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. T HE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO BE PRESENT AND BE HEARD.IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD,AGENCY OR COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEARING HE/SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR THAT PURPOSE,MAY NEED TO ENSURE THATA VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEED-I NGS IS MADE,WHICH RECORD IN-CLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. The Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of County Commissionersmay continue hearings on this matter. Barry Holloway,Chair Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Thomas Ford,Chair Nassau county Planning and Zoning Board 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4350 ---------BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA INVITATION TO BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida invites sealed bids for: ASPHALTIC CONCRETE Bid Number NC14-014 UNIFORM SHIRT RENTAL Bid Number NC14-010 For detailed information regarding the bid due dates, bid specifications,and requirements for these ITBs,please visit Nassau Countys website at http://www.nassaucountyfl.com or contact the Contract Management Department at 904-491-7377.Bid information is also available at http://www.demandstar.com and http://www.publicpurchase.com ATTEST: JOHN A.CRAWFORD EX-OFFICIO CLERK BARRY V.HOLLOWAY CHAIR BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NASSAUCOUNTY,FLORIDA 1T6-25-2014 4351 ---------REZONING NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday,the 15th day of July 2014,at 7:00 P .M.the Planning and Zoning Board of Nassau County will hold a public hearing at the Commission Chambers,James S.Page Governmental Complex,96135 Nassau Place, Yulee,Florida 32097 to consider application No.R14-005 for rezoning.Also,be it known that on Monday,the 25th of day of August 2014,at 7:00 P .M., the Board of County Com-missioners of Nassau County will hold a public hearing on the said application for Rezoning No.R14-005,at the Commission Chambers,James S.Page Complex location concerning the following described property in Nassau County. Location for the above described property is: On the east side of SR 200 at the end of Christian Road. R 14-005 proposes to rezone a pproximately 24.28 acres from Residential General 1(RG1) to Residential General 1 (RG-2 T his application is filed by: DB Florida Company,LLC,owner and Gillette and Associates, Inc.,agent. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings and to be heard.Copies of the Application and supporting information are availa ble for inspection in the office of the Nassau County Growth Management Department, 96161 Nassau Place,Yulee,FL 32097.Comments may also be directed in writing to the Growth Management Department,emailed to aoreooryenassaucountyfl.com,or received by telephone at (904 491-7328.All comments will become a part of the record in this matter. This hearing will be conducted as a quasi-judicial hearing. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this programo ractivity should contact the Growth Management Department (904or Florida Relay Service (1-800-955-8771 at least twenty-four (24s inadvance to request such accommodation. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO BE PRESENT AND BE HEARD.IF A PERSON WISHES TOAPPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD,AGENCY OR COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEARING,HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR THAT PURPOSE,MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. The Planning and Zoning Board may continue hearing on this matter.PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA /s/ Thomas Ford Its: Chairman 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4352 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR DUVAL COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO: 16-2008-CA-554 DIVISION: CV-G PRIMESOUTH BANK, Plaintiff, VS. STAN MIZELL ENGINES,INC.,a Georgia corporation,WILLIAM STANLEY MIZELL,SANDRA.M. MIZELL,SOUTHEASTERN NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE,P .A,, TRIAD SYSTEMS CORPORATION,TRIAD SYSTEMS FINANCIAL CORPORATION,awholly owned Subsidiary,f/k/a TSC LEASING CORPORATION,and THE STATE OF FLORIDA, Defendants. ORDER RESCHEDULING FORECLOSURE SALE THIS CASE is before the Court on the Plaintiffs Motion to Reopen File and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale,and upon consideration thereof it is ORDERED: 1.Plaintiffs motion is granted with respect to the following described parcel of real property located in Nassau County, Florida as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered herein on January 18,2011: PARCEL 3: Lots Fifteen (15Sixteen (16 together with those portions of Lots Seventeen (17and Eighteen (18lying West of State Road 121,Cornwall Survey,Section Twenty three (23Township 4 North,Range 23 East,Nassau County,Florida, Less and Except any portion deeded to the State of Florida, as recorded in Deed Book 243, page 277,of the public records of Nassau County, Florida; RE#234N23-20200150000 (the Property). 2.Pursuant to the aforesaid S ummary Final Judgment of Foreclosure,if the total sum with interest at the applicable legal rate and all costs accrued subsequent to the Judgment are not paid,the Clerk of Circuit Courtshal1sell the Property at public sale on August 21,2014,at 11:00 a.m. t o the highest bidder for cash at www.realauction.com/ duval after having first given notice as required by Section 45.031 Florida Statutes.At least ( 3) days prior to the sale,plaintiff must pay the cost associated with the Notice of Publication. 3.The sale shall be conducted in the manner as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure herein. ORDERED at Duval County, Jacksonville,Florida this 13th day of June,2014 Fredric A.Buttner Senior Circuit Judge2 t6-25,7-2-2014 4353 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, INAND FOR NASSAUCOUNTY,FLORIDA IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ANGELINE M.LATINA, a lso known as ANGELINE LATINA, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TOALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ANGELINE M.LATINA ,also known as ANGELINE LATINA,deceased,whose date of death was November 18,2012, File Number 2012-CP-264,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentsestate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this CourtWITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30AYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS: JUNE 25,2014. DANIEL S.BRIM Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No.0179174 Post Office Box 746 Fernandina Beach,FL 32035-0746 Telephone: (904 firstname.lastname@example.org PAUL A.LATINA,SR. Personal Representative 32419 Fern Parke Way F ernandina Beach,FL 32034 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4354 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. CASE NO: 45-2013-DR-001089 BERNDETTE SHANNON, Petitioner, vs ROZETTE HARRIS,DWAYNE DOUGLAS,KELVAUN PITTMAN and ROBERT BONDS, Respondents. NOTICE OF ACTION T o: Rozette Harris 45068 Iris Boulevard Callahan,Florida 32011 YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against y ou and that you are required to servea copy of your written defenses,if any,to it on Petitioners attorney,Douglas A.Oberdorfer,Esquire,432 East Monroe Street,2nd Floor, Jacksonville,Florida 32202,on or before July 25,2014 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Nassau County Courthouse,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097, before service on the P e titioners counsel or immediately thereafter.If you fail to do so,a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Amended Petition. Copies of all courtdocuments in this case,including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Cours office.You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the clerk of the Circuit Cours office notified o f your current address.(You may file Notice of Current Address,Florida Supreme CourtApproved Family Law Form 12.915.) Futurepapersin this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clers office. Pamelia Jones Deputy Clerk Nassau County Courthouse DOUGLAS A.OBERDORFER, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No.: 0139092 432 East Monroe Street, 2nd floor Jacksonville,Florida 32202 904-354-5454 telephone, 904-350-9803 fax Attorney for the Petitioner email@example.com 2t 6-11,6-18-2014 4332 ---------NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described belowat public sale by competitive bidding in Friday the 27th day of June 2014 at 10:00 am in the premises where said property has been stored and which are located at Bridgeview Self Storage 474431 East State Road 200 Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 Nassau County the following: Melissa Ohlendorf 3052,3071 Brian Clark 3175 Christina Luster 1088 Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase by cash only.Acleaning deposit will be taken.Date this 06/18/2014 and 06/25/2014 2t6-18,6-25-2014 4340 ---------Call 261-3696 for legal deadline information for the July 9th edition. LEGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. CASE NO: 45-2013-DR-001089 BERNDETTE SHANNON, Petitioner, vs ROZETTE HARRIS,DWAYNE DOUGLAS,KELVAUN PITTMAN and ROBERT BONDS, Respondents. NOTICE OF ACTION To: Rozette Harris 45068 Iris Boulevard Callahan,Florida 32011 YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it on Petitioners attorney,Douglas A.Oberdorfer,Esquire,432 East Monroe Street,2nd Floor, Jacksonville,Florida 32202,on or before July 25,2014 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Nassau County Courthouse,76347 Veteran s Way,Yulee,Florida 32097, before service on the Petitioners counsel or immediately thereafter.If you fail to do so,a default may be enteredagainst you for the relief demanded in the Amended Petition. Copies of all courtdocuments in this case,including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Coursoffice. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the clerkof the Circuit Cours office notified of your current address.(You may file Notice of Current Address,Florida Supreme CourtApproved Family Law Form 12.915.) Futurepapersin this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clersoffice. Pamelia Jones Deputy Clerk Nassau County Courthouse DOUGLAS A.OBERDORFER, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No.: 0139092 432 East Monroe Street, 2nd floor Jacksonville,Florida 32202 904-354-5454 telephone, 904-350-9803 fax Attorney for the Petitioner firstname.lastname@example.org 2t 6-11,6-18-2014 4332 ---------NOTICE OF SALE NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property described below at public sale by competitivebidding in Friday the 27th day of June 2014 at 10:00 am in the premises wheresaid property has been stored and which are located at Bridgeview Self Storage 474431 East State Road 200 Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 Nassau County the following: Melissa Ohlendorf 3052,3071 Brian Clark 3175 Christina Luster 1088 Purchases must be paid for at the time of purchase by cash only.A cleaning deposit will be taken.Date this 06/18/2014 and 06/25/2014 2t 6-18,6-25-2014 4340 ---------
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Sat.6 /28, 8am-1pm. 96303 Sweetbriar Ln o ff Chster Rd. MOVING SALE Sat. 6/28, 8am. 5340 Great Oak Ct., Florence Point.B ookshelves, armoire, double mattress & box springs, headboard & sheets, picture frames, storage ottoman, video camera, & misc. items. 2BR/1BA Fernandina Shores Condo, u nfurnished & new appliances. $925/ m o. + 1 month security deposit. 2 blocks from beach. (904 OTTER RUN COMMUNITY YARD S ALE S at. 6/28, 9am-2pm. MOVING IN SALE Fri. 6/27. 811 Amelia Dr. Household items, clothes, C hristmas & Halloween decorations, b ooks, dishes, etc. 6 02 Articles for Sale 8 OLHAUSEN SLATE POOL TABLE Like new, with accessories. Sheraton Model. $1,900. Call (904 FOR SALE Beanies from the 90s to present. Barbies from the 90s including sets. Victor Consolette (crank) 78 p layer. 100s of 78s. 33s from the 50s on up. Large metal picnic table & 4 ornate metal chairs w/cushions. 2 seatm etal glider w/cushion. Old newspapers, such as Pope (now Saint John Paul visits NJ. Large ceramic 9 piece Nativity Set, plus 4 angels. Gorilla ladder, heavy duty, folds out to 23. US Stamp collection, 1870s 2000s ( mostly mint). Plus sheets, blocks, special commemorative sheets, 1st day covers & many loose stamps. Call (904 ATTENTION SHRIMPERS! Taped cast nets for shrimping & live bait nets a t lowest prices, Visa/MC okay. Hilliard, FL (800 www .theartofcastnetthrowing.com R ECREATION 7 01 Boats & Trailers 3 10 SEARAY (2007 WELLMAINTAINED, like new condition. $109,900 with year complimentary i ndoor storage Ft. George Marina. ( 904)401-0770
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Contact Chuck Lynch for more information. 10B W EDNESDAY J UNE 25 2014 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK PRIME LOCATION COMMERCIAL RENTALS2,100 sq.ft next to Waas Drugs (1551 S. 14th St.) This is the ideal medical complex on A melia Island. Beautiful building. 8,207 sq.ft (will subdivide The premier location on Centre Street (across from Peppers Restaurant). Email or call JMV INDUSTRIES, LLC (The family business with integrity Email:RealEstate@JMVIndustries.com Tel: (904Please inquire about our other properties on Amelia Island. 1100 Lime Street Fernandina Beach, FL32034(90448 Units 2BR Apartments Central H&A Refrigerator Stove Miniblinds Playground$0 $745Rental Assistance AvailableTHISINSTITUTIONISANEQUALOPPORTUNITYPROVIDERANDEMPLOYERHOURS: 8AM4PMM -FFRC TTY1-800-955-8770 BUCCANEERVILLASAPARTMENTS EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY 1303 JASMINE STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 Needs volunteers to help Nassau C ountyfamilieswho need food, shelter a nd basic necessities. Call:904.261.7000 for more information.N L P S A NOW AVAILABLE R e n t a l A s s i s t a n c e A v a i l a b l e T o Q u a l i f i e d A p p l i c a n t sCountr yside Apartments 1&2 Bedroom UnitsTues, Thurs & Fri 8 am 5 pm 1105 S. 13th Street, Fernandina Beach (904This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer W ere recruiting for 2nd & 3rd shifts Come to our Open House on S aturday, June 28th from 9:00 am to 12 noonW e offer competitive wages, benefits after 30 days and climate controlled work environment. A pply ahead of time at www cintas.com/car e ers Positions to look for are: Folder Linen/Bulk and Garment Inspector/Hanger. 1 595 Transport Court in the Jacksonville International Tradeport 8 58 Condos-Unfurnished 2BR/2BA Washer/dryer, refrigerator, pool, tennis, covered rear porch. 12 month lease. Service animals only. No smoking. $895/mo + dep. (904 1 105 2BR/2BA 2-car garage, swimming p ool, tennis court at south end of i sland. Near grocery store, restaurants, & beach. $1100/mo. Call 415-8256. 8 59 Homes-Furnished NOTHING LIKE BEING ON VACATION EVERYDAY The ocean is y our backyard playground. 4BR/3BA o ceanfront house with water/sewer/garbage included. Fully furnished. Available 7/10 for $3,000/mo. (904 860 Homes-Unfurnished L AKEWOOD 3 BR/2BA/2-car garage. R ecently renovated home. 12 month l ease. Service animals only. No smoking. $1295/mo. + dep. (904 1105 V ISITwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals. com for the most recent information on Long Term Rentals. Updated Daily. Chaplin Williams Rentals, The Area'sP remier Rental Company 861 Vacation Rentals OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA & 2BR/1BA. Call (904 R ealtor for special rates. 8 63 Office EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Office space from 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. I ncludes utilities, Internet, common a rea receptionist, conference room, b reak room, & security. For info call (904 8 64 Commercial/Retail O FFICE/RETAIL SPACE f or rent. 924 sq. ft. downstairs, 924 sq. ft. u pstairs and 2018 sq. ft. retail space avail soon. Palmetto Walk. (904 1062. 852 Mobile Homes 852 Mobile Homes AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your R V to live on a campground for $425/ m o. All utilities included. (904 5577. LARGE LOT Nassauville. $700/mo + $700 deposit. New paint, carpet,a ppliances. Central air. (904 4BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE Newly remodeled, on 1 acre, Yulee. $900/mo. + $900 dep. (904 5635 S TATIONARY RVS f or rent weekly or monthly. Call (904 8 55 Apartments F urnished A T BEACH 1BR $235 wk/$940 mo + d ep. Incl all utils. Avail now. A LSO Remodld 2&3BR mobile homes starting $695/mo. Avail July. Details 261-5034. 856 Apartments Unfurnished S ANDRIDGE APARTMENTS N O APPLICATION FEE Affordable Living. Rent based on income for eligible s eniors, handicapped or disabled persons. 1 and 2 bedrooms. Sandridge Apartments, 2021 Jasmine Street, Fernandina Beach 32034, (904 8722, Handicapped AccessibleA partments available. *This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. TDD: 711 POST OAK APTS (904 A ffordable living located at 996 C itrona Dr. Fernandina Beach, FL. Rent starts at $597 per month. Central a/c. 2 bedroom apts avail. i mmediately. TDD Hearing Impaired n umber #711This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Equal Housing Opportunit 811 Commercial/Retail RESTAURANT/BAR FOR SALE $75,000. Located on Centre St. Fully equipped & stocked. Serious inquiries o nly. (904 RESTAURANT FOR SALE Ongoing operation, fully equipped. High 6 figure s ales. Great location. Modern building, g ood lease. For appointment, and confidential information, please call (904 REAL ESTATE R ENTALS 851 Roommate Wanted 2BR 1ST AVE to share. Your part $600/mo. (includes all M ature, professional, must work a full time job. (404ve a msg. B EAUTIFUL MID-ISLAND CONDO t o share with quiet professional person. L ots of space. $700/mo. Call (904 0539. LARGE HOUSE Prefer mature female. Upstairs BR, private bath, D/R, private entrance, W/D, cable TV,I nternet, kitchen access, furnished. $ 400/ mo. + $200 dep. (904 9661 REAL ESTATE SALES 806 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call ( 904) 261 for information. C.H. L asserre, Realtor. 808 Off Island/Yulee O PEN HOUSE J une 28, 1-4pm. 2400sf, 4BR/4BA, loft, custom brick, 3car. 33107 Sunny Parke Cir. $399,000. Call (904 NL/PSA