Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Preserve America

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL, OCTOBER 12, 2009: The City of Fernandina Beach has officially been designated a “Preserve America” community. Preserve America is a federal program designed to encourage and support community efforts to highlight and protect cultural and natural heritage. As a Preserve America community, Fernandina Beach is eligible for grant opportunities, and will be featured on the program’s website and in National Park Service heritage tourism publications.

First Lady Michelle Obama sent a letter of designation to Mayor Susan Steger on October 7, 2009, and a formal presentation to the City Commission will be announced upon receipt of the designation certificate. Fernandina Beach is the 18th community in Florida to receive this special designation.

For more information about Preserve America, please visit the Preserve America website at www.preserveamerica.gov or contact the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 202-606-8503.

John Holbrook - Realtor Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach & Yulee, Florida
Cell: 904-415-0171 Email: holbrook66@msn.com Web: www.nassaumls.net

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