Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

NASSAU NOTES; Great Blacks in Wax Pieces to Be Displayed

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

NASSAU NOTES; Great Blacks in Wax Pieces to Be Displayed

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In recognition of Black History Month, pieces from the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum will be on exhibit Feb. 18-20 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1200 Elm St., Fernandina Beach. This year's exhibit will feature African-American contributors to the medical and health professions. Proceeds from the exhibit will benefit the Dare 2 Dream Tour 2010. Hours: Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Special speakers and presentations at 6:30 p.m. Friday (limited seating). Admission: Students (age 6-18), $3 with student ID; adults, $5. For presentations from 6 p.m. on Feb. 19: Students up to age 12, $5; Adults and students over age 13, $10. For information, call 583-8466 or 703-7334.

Men's Newcomers Club meeting is Thursday

The Men's Newcomers Club of Amelia Island luncheon meeting is 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The speaker is Bob Weintraub, former president of the New York Public Relations Society and currently a member of the Florida Sierra Club's growth management committee. He will discuss the Florida Hometown Democracy Amendment to the Florida Constitution - Amendment 4 on the November ballot. Tickets are $15 in advance if reservations are made today, and $17 at the door. Reservations: 277-4590.

Blues Night Out benefit for Nassau Humane Society

Gritty Miami blues guitarist Albert Castiglia plays from 6:30-10 p.m. Friday for the Paws for Claws Nassau Humane Society benefit at Sheffield's at the Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St., Fernandina Beach. Proceeds from this event will support the Nassau Humane Society's project to build a new environmentally friendly animal care facility on Amelia Island. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Humane Society Dog Park, Redbones Dog Bakery, the Law Office of Joshua Martin or at www. …

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