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Florida Life in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island

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  • Episode 47: Cross the line 2020

    Episode 47: Cross the line 2020

    20/06/2020 Duração: 15min

    And…we’re back! The 2020 Cross the Line Paddle for Veterans launched from St. Marys early this morning, Saturday June 20th. Tarah and Christy were able to sit down with the board and event organizers at the after event today at the Florida House and Green Turtle. Lunch was served to all of the paddlers and … Continue reading Episode 47: Cross the line 2020 →

  • Episode 46: Kevin McCarthy

    Episode 46: Kevin McCarthy

    04/04/2020 Duração: 48min

    In this episode we talk with Kevin McCarthy, owner of Amelia River Cruises and Chair of the Marina Advisory Board about the current state of the Fernandina marina and the future of the waterfront along the river. We hope you enjoy this episode of Under The 8. Amelia Island River Cruises Amelia River Cruises and … Continue reading Episode 46: Kevin McCarthy →

  • Special Series: Foar from Home

    Special Series: Foar from Home

    28/01/2020 Duração: 34min

    Episode 1: Meet the Team Today we are at the Florida House attending the Foar From Home team meeting. This team of four veterans, Paul Lore (Marines), Hupp Huppmann (Navy), Billy Cimino (Army) and Cameron Hansen (Air Force) will be participating in the 2021 Talisker Whiskey Challenge to raise awareness about issues facing our nation’s … Continue reading Special Series: Foar from Home →

  • Episode 46: Linda McClane – Amelia Community Theatre

    Episode 46: Linda McClane – Amelia Community Theatre

    20/08/2019 Duração: 21min

    Under the 8 is in the lobby of the main theatre of Amelia Community Theatre today. ACT presented their first performance in May of 1981 with the play Butterflies are Free. in 1988 they moved to Studio 209 and in 2008 began construction on the main theatre, funded solely by donations, which is virtually unheard … Continue reading Episode 46: Linda McClane – Amelia Community Theatre →

  • Episode 45: Crossing The Line

    Episode 45: Crossing The Line

    15/06/2019 Duração: 25min

    Cross The Line – Paddle for Veterans took place on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Over 60 kayakers paddled from St. Mary’s Georgia to Fernandina Beach to raise money and awareness around the issues of PTSD and fighting Veteran’s suicide. This event was the brainchild of locals Paul Lore and Bill Cimino. Chris Kuntz from Fight … Continue reading Episode 45: Crossing The Line →

  • Episode 44: Live from PrideFest

    Episode 44: Live from PrideFest

    08/06/2019 Duração: 30min

    Under the 8 headed down to Central Park early on Saturday, June 8, 2019 to be a part of this historic event – Fernandina Beach Pride Parade and Festival. Thousands of people came to watch the parade, listen to speakers, including our city commissioners and dance to the live music.

  • Episode 43: Fernandina Beach Pride

    Episode 43: Fernandina Beach Pride

    30/05/2019 Duração: 22min

    The Fernandina Beach City Commission on Tuesday unanimously adopted a human rights ordinance that would protect workers from discriminatory conduct in workplaces, financial institutions and public accommodations based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military or veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  The 2nd reading of the ordinance will … Continue reading Episode 43: Fernandina Beach Pride →

  • Episode 42: Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

    Episode 42: Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

    22/04/2019 Duração: 27min

    Today we sat down with Amber and Aaron Bullington of Amelia Island Kayak Excursions. Mark Bullington, father of Amber and Aaron and founder of AIKE was out on the water. Looking for the perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon, or catch the sunset or explore Cumberland? A good paddle is what you need. Website: … Continue reading Episode 42: Amelia Island Kayak Excursions →

  • Episode 41: Growth, Comprehensive Plans and Preserving our Island

    Episode 41: Growth, Comprehensive Plans and Preserving our Island

    10/04/2019 Duração: 01h09min

    Our island showed up in force several weeks ago for the city commission meeting concerning the development on Citrona. Growth is an important issue to many of us. So we decided that this was a good time to bring the podcast to the people.  Over 45 people gathered at The Florida House Inn on Tuesday, … Continue reading Episode 41: Growth, Comprehensive Plans and Preserving our Island →

  • Episode 40: Bill and June Peters

    Episode 40: Bill and June Peters

    26/03/2019 Duração: 32min

    One of the goals of Under the 8 has been to introduce the people who are part of the fabric of Fernandina Beach. Today we are talking with Bill and June Peters. The Peters have lived on Amelia Island a number of years: they met at the mill where June worked in the office and … Continue reading Episode 40: Bill and June Peters →

  • Episode 39: saving our maritime forests

    Episode 39: saving our maritime forests

    18/03/2019 Duração: 52min

    The Maritime Foriest is an integral part of the ecosystem of Amelia Island. The current city government has approved the development of 30 homes, perched on the edge of the greenway, in the Citrona maritime forest. Many city residents are outraged; asking the city to slow down, gather information and make an informed decision before … Continue reading Episode 39: saving our maritime forests →

  • Heritage Keepers: Dee Dee Bartels

    Heritage Keepers: Dee Dee Bartels

    25/02/2019 Duração: 54min

    For our first episode of Amelia Island Museum of History’s Heritage Keepers Series we are sitting down with Dee Dee Bartels. Many know her name because of the county park and boat ramp at the north end of the island. She has also been president of the local Historical Society, starting the Restoration Commission, she … Continue reading Heritage Keepers: Dee Dee Bartels →

  • Episode 38: Chuck Hall  Sounds on Centre

    Episode 38: Chuck Hall & Sounds on Centre

    11/02/2019 Duração: 16min

    On the first Friday, 6 months of the year, downtown Fernandina beach is transformed, Centre Street is closed at 2nd St. a stage goes up – families stream in – moms, dads, grandparents, teenagers, little kids, and, of course, the pirates, all coming together for a free concert. First Fridays have also become a draw … Continue reading Episode 38: Chuck Hall & Sounds on Centre →

  • Episode 37: Trivia 30

    Episode 37: Trivia 30

    18/09/2018 Duração: 38min

    In this episode we visit Townie’s Pizza to talk with Justin Wentz and Emily Riddle, owners of Trivia 30, a local trivia hosting business. Trivia nights occur all week at several locations on the island-information can be found on their website and Facebook page. Website: Trivia 30 Facebook: Trivia 30 Thank you to Townies for the interview … Continue reading Episode 37: Trivia 30 →

  • Episode 36: Per Andersen – Ocean Spray Window Cleaning

    Episode 36: Per Andersen – Ocean Spray Window Cleaning

    11/09/2018 Duração: 16min

    In this episode we talk with Fernandina’s favorite Swedish window cleaner, Per Andersen, about his business, Ocean Spray Window Cleaning, music, and life on the island. Website: Ocean Spray Windows Facebook: Ocean Sprays Window Note from Per: I should have brought the pink guitar today! But here is a mellow version of “the window cleaning song” written … Continue reading Episode 36: Per Andersen – Ocean Spray Window Cleaning →

  • Episode 35: Music for the Marina

    Episode 35: Music for the Marina

    26/08/2018 Duração: 14min

    One of the best perks of this podcast business is watching change in action. Back in May we aired an episode about a new group on the island that was just starting to talk about our marina. At that time the Citizens for Restoration – Fernandina Harbor Marina had about 50 members. They are now … Continue reading Episode 35: Music for the Marina →

  • Episode 34: Theresa Sparks – Equality in Fernandina

    Episode 34: Theresa Sparks – Equality in Fernandina

    11/07/2018 Duração: 31min

    For this episode we talk with Theresa Sparks, local LGBTQIA +  activist about the recent controversy around the raising of the gay pride flag over City Hall, community inclusion, and life on the island. Additional photo credits: Deborah Dunham For more information about the Gender Unicorn: www.transstudent.org/gender Nassau Inclusive Coalition for Equality (NICE) contact: [email protected]

  • Episode 33: Fernandina Harbor Marina

    Episode 33: Fernandina Harbor Marina

    30/05/2018 Duração: 44min

    The Fernandina Harbor Marina is a key component of the economic and recreational activity of the Historic downtown. The Marina creates a busy waterfront with a lively ambiance delighting residents and visitors year-round. Unfortunately, 2 years ago Hurricane Matthew destroyed a large portion of the marina, and to this day, the area remains an eyesore … Continue reading Episode 33: Fernandina Harbor Marina →

  • Episode 32: Julie Delfs – Resin Works Fluid Art

    Episode 32: Julie Delfs – Resin Works Fluid Art

    22/05/2018 Duração: 21min

    For this episode we visit local artist, Julie Delfs, at her studio downtown. Julie moved to Fernandina Beach in 2016, drawn to the ocean and the relaxed island lifestyle which is her greatest inspiration. Resin epoxy is a fluid material that lends itself well to a “just let it flow” type of attitude that is … Continue reading Episode 32: Julie Delfs – Resin Works Fluid Art →

  • Episode 31: Fernandina Ukulele Network

    Episode 31: Fernandina Ukulele Network

    10/05/2018 Duração: 29min

    In this episode we talk with the Fernandina Ukulele Group at the Amelia Island Art Association. We talk with members about their music, Island life, and learn about this happy little group. Best wishes to Julie Ferreira for a speedy recovery. FUN (Facebook page): https://www.facebook.com/Fernandina-Ukulele-Network-FUN-910699122333676/ Amelia Island Art Association: http://islandart.org/

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