Frontier Airlines to Provide New, Nonstop Service from JAX to San Juan, Puerto Rico with Fares as Low as $69*
[Jacksonville, FL – 03 August 2021] – Frontier Airlines will offer new, nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, Puerto Rico starting November 1, 2021 with introductory fares starting at $69. Frontier’s new service to San Juan will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
“We’re thrilled to continue Frontier’s remarkable growth streak with the announcement of new service from Jacksonville to San Juan beginning in November,” said Daniel Shurz, senior vice president of commercial, Frontier Airlines. “We continue to focus on adding service to markets where our ‘Low Fares Done Right’ approach benefits customers and stimulates demand with affordable fares and convenient service.”
“San Juan is easily one of our most requested nonstop destinations,” Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) CEO Mark VanLoh said. “Between Jacksonville’s growing business ties with San Juan to the growing Puerto Rican population in Jacksonville, we believe this flight will be incredibly popular.”
Within the last six months, airlines operating at JAX have announced new nonstop service to Austin, Ft. Lauderdale, Greenville-Spartanburg, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York’s LaGuardia Airport, St. Louis and Washington D.C.’s Reagan Airport.
Frontier Airlines provides seasonal and year-round service to Denver and Philadelphia. For fares, reservations, comprehensive flight schedules and more information, visit flyfrontier.com.
*About the Promo Fare Offer:
Fares must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Aug. 9, 2021. The following blackout dates apply: Nov. 18-30; 2021, Dec. 18, 2021– Jan. 4, 2022 and Jan. 14-17, 2022. Round-trip purchase is not required.
Discount Den fares are only available at FlyFrontier.com to Discount Den members. Join Discount Den here! Fare(s) shown include all transportation fees, surcharges and taxes, and are subject to change without notice until purchased. Seats are limited at these fares and certain flights and/or days of travel may be unavailable.
All reservations are non-refundable, except that refunds are allowed for reservations made seven days (168 hours) or more prior to departure and provided that a refund request is made within 24 hours of initial reservation.
Changes or cancellations made to itineraries after the 24 hours will be subject to change fees, and any fare differential. Learn more about Frontier’s change policy. Previously purchased tickets may not be exchanged for special fare tickets. Flight segments must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure time or the tickets and all amounts paid will be forfeited.
Additional travel services, such as baggage and advance seat assignments are available for purchase separately at an additional charge. For a complete list of rules and regulations please refer to Frontier Airlines' Contract of Carriage and Terms and Conditions.
7/29/21 @ 10:00 a.m.- At the Board of County Commissioner's meeting held on Monday, July 27th, the Board approved a Resolution expressing support for the Northeast Florida Fair Association's Agriculture Education and Promotion Facility funding request to the State of Florida's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Paulette Kirkland was in attendance to accept the Resolution on behalf of the NEFL Fair Association. She stated, "We've been working on this fairground project since 2016. We've had a few setbacks but we are back on track. We are now working on an arena for the community's use. We appreciate the County's support".
The NEFL Fair Association is a non-profit organization that promotes agriculture in Nassau County, Florida. They host the annual fair and works closely with the local 4-H program and Future Farmers of America to encourage enthusiasm in our youth and celebrate Florida's agriculture heritage. To learn more, visit their website.
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Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is prepared for another potentially active hurricane season – and reminds customers now is the time for them to also be prepared.
“We all have a fundamental responsibility as Floridians to be prepared for hurricane season,” said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL. “Now – before a storm has even formed, let alone threatens our state – is the time to prepare.”
FPL advises business owners to establish a detailed hurricane plan that informs employees what they need to know before, during and after a storm. Here are a few key points to consider:
For more business tips and checklists, be sure to review this fact sheet and visit FPL.com/storm for information covering everything from essential supplies to generator safety.
Submitted by Jay Kayne
August 2, 2021
Wild Amelia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Photography Contest. This year’s selections in three categories–professional, adult and youth–went through a two-stage judging process. The Wild Amelia board of directors reviewed all the entries and chose the finalists based on content, i.e., pictures which best represented indigenous flora and fauna on Amelia Island. The finalists were then rated by professional photographers on technical merit.
The grand prize winners for 2021 are:
In addition to the three grand prize winners, 13 additional photographs will be featured in the 2022 Wild Amelia calendar. Copies of the 2022 calendar will be available this fall on-line, at Wild Amelia events and at the Atlantic Rec Center.
Wild Amelia’s mission is to educate residents and visitors about the local bioregion and encourage stewardship of the area’s natural resources through events and programs that educate and entertain while promoting a conservation ethic. For updates on the status of program activities, please visit wildamelia.org and Wild Amelia on Facebook.
Press Release from Leah Ward-Lee
Call for Vendors and Non-Profits:
The 2021 $1,000 Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, and Life Skills Cohort is already halfway through the program.
Like last year, we’re inviting area small businesses and non-profit organizations to display with them at this year’s three small business fairs.
The first of three Small Business Fairs are scheduled for August 28th and vendor registration is now open.
When: Sat, August 28th
Time: 10 AM-2 PM (Set-Up begins at 8:30 AM)
Location: On The Lawn At:
Macedonia Ame Church
202 S. 9th Street
Registration Fee: $25 (Returned to you as $25 Fair Bucks to spend at any of the three 2021 Small Business Fairs)
To Register or for Additional Information:
Email: email@example.com or call 904-432-7760
Register by August 8th to have your logo included on promotional material.
Space is limited. Register today.
Nassau County Council on Aging
Submitted by Liz Dunn
July 27, 2021
“Kerrie Albert, Director of Veterans Services and Community Mental Health, Florida Psychological Associates, will be featured as guest speaker with a presentation on the Veterans Treatment Court. Bob Sullivan, Nassau County Veterans Service Officer, will answer questions and provide assistance.”
The next meeting of Nassau County Council on Aging’s (NCCOA’s) Veterans Helping Veterans Support Group will be Thursday, August 12, from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Janice Ancrum Senior Life Center, 1901 Island Walk Way, Fernandina Beach. Guest facilitator Denny Pendergrass, Vietnam Veterans of America – Chapter 1088, will lead the meeting.
Kerrie Albert, Director of Veterans Services and Community Mental Health, Florida Psychological Associates, will be featured as guest speaker with a presentation on the Veterans Treatment Court. Bob Sullivan, Nassau County Veterans Service Officer, will answer questions and provide assistance.
Veterans Helping Veterans is open to retired, active-duty and honorably discharged veterans and their families. The support group meets the second Thursday of every month from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Joe Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EXPRESS YOURSELF – BIG TIME!
Tuesday, October 26, 10:30am – 3:30pm Fee: $125
Instructor: Souby Boski
Island Art Association
This workshop is for oil & acrylic painters who want to loosen up and work with less restraint.
Using personal photographs as reference students will work on several fast paintings. Guided towards discovering and trusting their own mark making/painting statements and developing a critical eye. This is not a “how-to” class. You will be encouraged to experiment and embrace spontaneity. By combining fast, bold, loose strokes, students will engage in the “process” of the painting in the “present” rather than concentrating on the end result.
Fast paintings will be analyzed for their unique painterly style in order transfer the best qualities to larger canvases (20×20 or larger). Bring several canvases, reference photos and your lunch. A suggested materials list will be provided upon registration. To register, contact Souby at: email@example.com.
In the words of the artist, KiKi Smith, “Making art is a lot about seeing what happens.”
Due to current renovations at Barnabas’ West Nassau service center at First United Methodist Church in Callahan, all services will be relocated to the “Preschool Room” in the church.
Barnabas Center’s west Nassau service center is normally located in an office adjacent to the First United Methodist Church in Callahan at 449644 US Highway 301, Callahan, FL 32011.
All services will continue to operate as normal. Nassau County residents may apply for assistance in Callahan by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call (904) 261-7000 for any of the following assistance:
Parking is located at First United Methodist Church in Callahan. At the time of your appointment, our service provider will call you to provide directions to the Preschool Room.
For more information about our services in Callahan, call (904) 261-7000.
WILDLIGHT, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2021-- Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) has sold the rights to manage two timber funds (Fund III and Fund IV) that were previously managed by its Olympic Resource Management (ORM) subsidiary, as well as its co-investment stake in both funds, to BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group (TIG) for an aggregate purchase price prior to closing costs of $35.9 million. The transaction will be reflected in third quarter financial results.
Collectively, the funds that were sold comprise approximately 110,000 acres of diverse, SFI-certified timberland in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Rayonier’s ownership stake in the two funds on a “look-through” basis equated to approximately 11,000 acres.
“We are pleased to transition management of these two timber funds to a well-qualified timberland investment manager,” said David Nunes, President and CEO. “As previously communicated, the private equity timber funds business that we obtained last year through our acquisition of Pope Resources was not a long-term strategic fit for Rayonier. We believe this transaction reflects a favorable outcome for our shareholders, as it allows us to simplify our operations and allocate capital to other strategic priorities.”
Following this transaction, Rayonier continues to own a 20% co-investment stake in one timber fund (Fund II) comprising 31,000 acres of timberland in the Pacific Northwest. Rayonier has commenced a process to liquidate the Fund II assets. Fund II will continue to be managed by ORM until completion of the planned sale.
Rayonier is a leading timberland real estate investment trust with assets located in some of the most productive softwood timber growing regions in the United States and New Zealand. As of March 31, 2021, Rayonier owned or leased under long-term agreements approximately 2.7 million acres of timberlands located in the U.S. South (1.75 million acres), U.S. Pacific Northwest (507,000 acres) and New Zealand (417,000 acres). The Company also acts as the managing member in a private equity timber fund business with one fund comprising approximately 31,000 acres. On a “look-through basis”, the Company’s ownership in the fund equates to approximately 6,000 acres. More information is available at www.rayonier.com.
Forward-Looking Statements - Certain statements in this document regarding anticipated future events, our business strategies, including with respect to the recent acquisition of Pope Resources, expected acquisitions and dispositions, the anticipated benefits of our business strategies, and other similar statements relating to our future events, are “forward-looking statements” made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are identified by the use of words such as “plan,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “estimate,” “believe,” “intend,” “project,” “anticipate” and other similar language. However, the absence of these or similar words or expressions does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. While management believes that these forward-looking statements are reasonable when made, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and undue reliance should not be placed on these statements. The risk factors contained in Item 1A — Risk Factors in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and similar discussions included in other reports that we subsequently file with the SEC, among others, could cause actual results or events to differ materially from our historical experience and those expressed in forward-looking statements made in this document. Forward-looking statements are only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no duty to update our forward-looking statements except as required by law. You are advised, however, to review any subsequent disclosures we make on related subjects in subsequent reports filed with the SEC.
Nassau County Council on Aging Partners with Rosalyn Carter Institute for Family Caregiving Workshop
Nassau County Council on Aging
July 22, 2021
Learn Hands-On Strategies for Dealing with Dementia Behaviors
Family caregivers are the backbone of community-based services providing more than $450 billion in unpaid services across the nation. They provide over 90% of the care received by people with dementia and other long-term illnesses; 30% of caregivers pass away before their loved one.
In support of our local family caregivers of people with dementia, Nassau County Council on Aging (NCCOA) is offering a workshop developed by the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI). The “Dealing with Dementia Workshop” provides proven tips and strategies for caregivers on best practices for caring for their loved ones and themselves. The workshop is scheduled for Friday, August 20, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., at the Janice Ancrum Senior Life Center, 1901 Island Walk Way in Fernandina Beach. Cost is $40 for the new Dealing with Dementia Guide. Register to attend here – https://conta.cc/3y0gcGj. Questions? Contact Emily Kunzelmann, firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-775-5472.
Created in 1987 to pioneer the work in the field of family and professional caregiving across the lifespan, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter became aware of the challenges of caregiving when she was a child. Her father had leukemia and died when she was 9 years old. Soon after, her grandmother died, and her grandfather moved in with her family for the remainder of his life.
“We are extremely proud to present this special workshop for caregivers…those who provide 24/7 care for their loved ones,” said Janice Ancrum, President & CEO, NCCOA. “Partnering with the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers is especially meaningful. As the former First Lady experienced, I am currently my father’s primary caregiver. Mrs. Carter says, ‘Caregiving is hard, even on the good days when it brings joy and fulfillment. It requires dedication, determination and time.’ I certainly agree and strongly encourage caregivers or caregivers-to-be to attend.”
“Most family caregivers assume the care of a loved one without access to needed training and education,” said Gayle Alston, Director of the RCI Training Center for Excellence. “Caregiving for a loved one is a rewarding and loving experience. However, due to the physical and emotional demands of caregiving and the struggles specific to dementia care, caregivers often suffer high levels of stress and depression. The goal for the Dealing with Dementia Caregiver Workshop is for Alzheimer’s and dementia family caregivers to gain a better understanding of dementia, utilize strategies to effectively manage dementia behaviors, and develop habits of stress management and self-care.
Caregivers who attend the four-hour workshop will receive a copy of the new Dealing with Dementia Guide. This guide provides 300+ pages of information and solutions to problems caregivers face every day. If you are a caregiver or know someone who is caring for a loved one with dementia, don’t miss this important workshop.
About Nassau County Council on Aging
Founded in 1974 by local citizens, Nassau County Council on Aging (NCCOA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of older adults through services and compassionate care designed to improve the health, independence and economic security of Nassau County seniors and their families. NCCOA’s Adult Day HealthCare program is located in Fernandina Beach. For additional information, visit www.nassaucountycoa.org.
About Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
Located in Americus, GA, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving is a division of Georgia Southwestern State University. The RCI was established in 1987 in honor of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a GSW alumna who serves as president of the Institute’s Board of Advisors. RCI establishes local, state, national and international partnerships committed to building quality, long-term, home- and community-based services. It advocates for evidence-based research to address the strain and burdens associated with family, volunteer and professional caregiving. For additional information, visit www.rosalynncarter.org.
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