In 1941, during the darkest days of World War II, when the Axis powers were making their biggest gains, a young man from New Jersey decided to join the war effort - much to the displeasure of his father.
Heather Thies, director of education and volunteers at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, answers questions about programs at the Pooler museum.
Sept. 10: Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting: Rotarians contribute their time, energy and passion to sustainable, long-term projects in local communities across the globe. Projects focus on important issues like peace and conflict resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy and economic and community development. Meetings are held at the Richmond Hill City Center, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m., and socials are every 3rd Thursday of the month. For more information, go to www.rotaryofrichmondhill.org.
Jimmy Burnsed remembers the Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's early, lean years.
This week, Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Briannne Yontz answers the questions:
Sept. 3: 'Remembering Our Fallen' Exhibit - The "Remembering Our Fallen" memorial photo exhibit of Georgia's fallen service members is on display in Hinesville City Hall, 115 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive in Hinesville. The photo exhibit, which includes military and personal photos of each of Georgia's soldiers killed in action in combat since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is traveling throughout the state is in Hinesville from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sept. 11. For more information on the exhibit, go to www.RememberingOurFallen.org, or www.PatrioticProductions.org.
High school sweethearts Erica and John Aklan had a fairy-tale wedding and honeymoon, then quickly faced their first major challenge: separation because of military life.
Kimberly Zellner, a registered and licensed occupational therapist who specializes in pediatrics, answers this week's questions about autism:
Aug. 27: Wildcat Door Hanger Party hosted by Let's Create - Come to Let's Create, 10471 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill, and show your Wildcat pride! Tonight is about your player or cheerleader. Make a Wildcat door hanger for yourself; bring them so they can make one, too. Make a paw print, a megaphone, a football or a soccer ball. All materials will be provided. From a different town or need a different shape? Contact Let's Create, and they will have it for you. Personalize it with vinyl letters (optional, adds $7 to the cost). Cost is $35 ...
As a young girl dancing on her father's feet in the comfort of her Louisiana home, Teresa Merritt, owner of Richmond Hill's Life Moves Dance Studio, was introduced to the sounds of Broadway, Sinatra and Streisand.
Lauren Hodges, a Life Moves Dance Studio instructor, costume/merchandise director and dance mom, faces this week's questions.
Here is what is coming up:
Football is more than a sport to the Jablonskis.
John Dunivan, South Bryan County Recreation U10 Wildcat coach and Full Potential Football advocate, talks about his work with youth.
Here's some of what is coming up in the region:
After retired Sgt. Hamilton Kinard was wounded in an explosion in Iraq, his wife, Britnee, found herself switching professional gears.
LeeAnna Tatum, a volunteer with SD Gunner Fund, answers this week's questions:
Here are some of the events coming to the area:
Q: Name and current job title?
It was 1993. Candice Stewart-Fife was 5½ months pregnant. She made an unforgettable 3-mile walk in the snow. Scared but not helpless, she sought the ...
Brook Nash said she feels honored that the Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, board nominated her to participate in Dancing with Savannah ...
Lily Kilgore, coordinator for the Savannah/Chatham Court-Appointed Special Advocate program, answers this week's questions:
Sept. 17: Richmond Hill City Center hosts Lunch Bunch - Enjoy a meal prepared by head chef Greg Tanner and staff at the City Center. Cost ...
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