Fernandina cyclist returns lost $10,000 – City issues proclamation

Submitted by Susan Hardee StegerCity seal

It was front page headlines in the June 18 Florida Times Union (FTU) for Joey Sweat, Fernandina Beach resident and cyclist. Sweat, is being recognized at tonight’s City Commission meeting for returning $10,000 he found on South Fletcher Avenue.

According to Jim Schoettler’s  FTU report, “After spotting a designer purse along South Fletcher Avenue during an afternoon ride last month, he [Sweat] snagged the heavy bag unaware what treasure he may find inside.” For Shoettler’s complete story, “This good deed is rewarded” click here.

June 18, 2013 5:27 p.m.

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