In this issue

FEATURES
2018 Amelia Island Jazz Festival
The 2018 Amelia Island Jazz Festival returns this fall for another week of world-class jazz music, including headliners the great jazz guitarist/vocalist Henry Johnson and the dynamic Brazilian jazz project Requinte Trio, at venues around the island. Read article.

Kenya Partners
Founded after a trip to Africa by three friends in 2006, Kenya Partners is a non-profit organization committed to improving medical care and education in Kenya.

Like Mother, Like Daughter
Celebrating her 80th birthday, Anita Cooper shows few signs of slowing down, and daughter Lori Lecker credits her mother’s example for much of her own success.

Fernandina Faces
Having found her dream job as Membership Director for the Nassau County Council on Aging, Melody Dawkins is developing a schedule of fun activities for members.

Backyard Adventure
On a sunset cruise with friends to Cumberland Island, Karen Miller and husband, Troy, docked at Sea Camp, walked to Dungeness, and enjoyed a delicious picnic. Read article.

INSIDE
Everything Amelia The people, events, & history that make Amelia a special place
Galleries & Antiques Amelia’s art galleries & antique stores
In the Neighborhood Profiles of area businesses and organizations
Beach Combing Great shopping on Amelia Island
Maps of the Island and downtown, with telephone numbers
Tide Table Tides at the Amelia River
Around Town What’s happening around Amelia Island
Snapshots Islanders out and about.
In The Garden A heat-tolerant perennial with dense spikes of flowers, Agastache Blue Fortune, or Hummingbird Mint, is perfect for sunny locations with well-drained soil.
Island Home When Gaylen and Tom Camera discovered Amelia Park during a visit from Washington, D.C., they knew they would someday make the charming community their home.
Eating Scene With its pizza oven creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere, Cucina South serves pizza, classic Italian cuisine, and fresh seafood in a comfortable setting. Read article.
Open House Premium real estate offerings on and around Amelia Island