Diverging Diamond Interchange - August 2017

Diverging Diamond Interchange – August 2017

Have you heard about the Diverging Diamond that is descending upon Nassau County? For our August 8th meeting we were honored to have as our guest speaker Ms. Odette Struys, Public Information Officer, Florida Department of Transportation who gave us the inside scoop on this curious French-based phenomenon. The Diverging Diamond in question is the new traffic interchange being constructed at SR 200 and I-95. This new Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) is part of the major road […]

June 2017 - City Manager Dale Martin

June 2017 – City Manager Dale Martin

Our guest speaker in June, 2017 was Fernandina Beach city manager, Dale Martin. Dale talked a little bit about his background and how he came to Fernandina Beach. His presentation consisted of an overview of some of the operational details of the city departments as well as weighing in on some of the current hot issues like the repair of the city docks. Dale is highly professional manager and his calm and steady approach to […]

March 2017 - Stories From our Amelia Immigrants

March 2017 – Stories From our Amelia Immigrants

The March 2017 meeting featured a panel of some of our EABC members who have immigrated to the United States, and to Amelia Island in particular. We were treated to some great stories about how they came to this area and what experiences they had in developing their businesses in the United States. The panel members were: Caroline Blochlinger: Switzerland Barb Kent: Canada Han Ramakers: Holland Martin Wilson: UK Don’t miss the picture of Matin […]

February 2017 - Cal Atwood Presentation

February 2017 – Cal Atwood Presentation

We were very honored to have Cal Atwood as our keynote speaker for the February EABC meeting. Cal is a WWII veteran and Amelia Island resident with an extremely interesting past and plenty of great stories. As you can see by his bio he has been around the block a few times and has graciously agreed to speak to our group. Cal gave a very interesting an poignant talk that was captured on the accompanying […]

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