Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Labor Day Q & A; Monday Is Labor Day, When the Nation Pauses to Salute Its Workers. in Honor of the Occasion, We Asked People around Nassau County What Their Job Is and Why They like It

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Labor Day Q & A; Monday Is Labor Day, When the Nation Pauses to Salute Its Workers. in Honor of the Occasion, We Asked People around Nassau County What Their Job Is and Why They like It

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Marianna McIntyre

What she does: Director of sales and marketing, Hampton Inn on Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach.

Where she lives: Fernandina Beach.

How long she's been there: Five years.

What she likes most about her job: "The best part of my job is that I get to talk to people and we've got good staffing and wonderful guests who see us again and again."

Eugene Boles

What he does: Service employee, Publix, Fernandina Beach.

Where he lives: Fernandina Beach.

How long he's been there: Eight years.

What he likes most about his job: "It keeps me going. It's good exercise."

Kara Crews

What she does: Hair stylist, the Hair Center in Callahan.

Where she lives: Callahan.

How long she's been there: One year, but has been a hair stylist for 15 years.

What she likes most about her job: "The people. There's different people all the time and you get to be friends with most of them."

Lillis Cunningham

What she does: Co-owner of Elegant Designs gift shop and coffee cafe in Hilliard.

Where she lives: Hilliard.

How long she's been there: Three years.

What she likes most about her job: "I enjoy the people. I enjoy talking with the people. We have made a lot of friends."

Danny Turbet

What he does: Ranger, Fort Clinch State Park

Where he lives: In housing at the state park.

How long he's been there: Two years.

What he likes most about his job: "I get to see a lot of nature, and I get to meet a lot of cool people. Every day, there's something new."

Derrick Turner

What he does: Owns and manages C 'N' D Printing in Fernandina Beach. It's a print shop that prints messages and graphics on T-shirts, mugs, cups, golf balls and other items.

Where he lives: Jacksonville, but grew up locally.

How long he's been there: Three years.

What he likes most about his job: "I like coming up with designs and sitting back and getting the reward of hearing people say, 'Man, I like that. …

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