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Announcements for Feb. 1
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Historical Society
The Richmond Hill Historical Society announced that journalist  Michael Jordan ,will be speaking at its meeting tonight. The meeting will be held at the Wetlands Center in Gregory Park, in Richmond Hill, and will begin at 7 p.m.
This meeting is open to the general public and all are welcomed.
Jordan’s career includes hard hitting consumer investigations, live spot news coverage, and frequent deployments overseas with local military units in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Cuba. In 2004 Mr Jordan received the Edward R. Murrow Best Documentary Award for  “Freedom Fighters: In Harm’s Way”. Currently, Jordan is working with the Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah.

Support Group
Compassionate Friends Support Group, a self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, will meet today in the Candler Heart and Lung Bldg., Conference Room 2, 5356 Reynolds St. from 7-8:30 p.m. For information, call 925-9549 or 925-5195.

Lanier Primary council
The Lanier Primary School Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 pm. in the school media center.

RH workshop
Richmond Hill’s mayor and city council will hold a workshop on proposed amendments to the city’s fire codes. The workshop will be Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 40 Richard R. Davis Drive. It is open to the public.

Skin Cancer Screenings
St. Joseph’s/Candler is sponsoring a free skin cancer screening on Feb. 17 at the Habersham YMCA. To register, call 819-3368 or 800-501-4054 or use our website,

St. Joseph’s/Candler will be performing mammograms to screen for breast cancer in its mobile screening unit on Feb. 7 and Feb. 21 at St. Joseph’s/Candler Medical Group – Pembroke, 159 West Railroad St. SJ/C accepts most insurance plans including Blue Cross HMO. Financial assistance is available to women who qualify.
St. Joseph’s/Candler also will be performing mammograms to screen for breast cancer in its mobile screening unit on Feb. 8 and Feb. 15 at the Bryan County Health Dept. in Richmond Hill. SJ/C accepts most insurance plans including Blue Cross HMO. Financial assistance is available to women who qualify.
Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 819-6800.

Pembroke council
The February meeting of the Pembroke city council will be held on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center at City Hall, 100 North Main St. The public is encouraged to attend. Persons with disabilities need to call 653-4413 if assistance is required.

Leadership skills
Coastal Electric Cooperative, Your Touchstone Energy Partner®, is looking for outgoing high school juniors who want to build their leadership skills.  
The cooperative is recruiting applicants for the 2007 Washington Youth Tour, June 7 to June 14. Along with earning a leadership experience in Washington D.C., teens earn a $1,000 scholarship to use for college, technical or trade school.
High school juniors who live in Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh County and who will be at least 16 years of age by the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicants do not have to be served by Coastal Electric Cooperative.
Apply online today, Applications must be received by March 5.
For more information about Coastal Electric Cooperative’s Washington Youth Tour, visit the Community and Education section at or call 880-2268.

See Nancy Grace
The One Hundred presents “A Call to Justice,” a lecture with CNN personality Nancy Grace on Saturday, Feb.24, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.  The lecture begins at 10:30 a.m. Following the presentation, Grace will be signing copies of her book, “Objection!”
Proceeds will benefit the George and Marie Backus Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health University Medical Center. Ticket prices for the event are $50 for the presentation or $150 for the presentation and a special VIP reception with Nancy Grace prior to the event. Brunch will be served at the presentation. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (912) 350-6370.

PCFO Applications
The Combined Federal Campaign for Coastal Georgia, Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC) is soliciting applications from federated groups, charitable organizations or a combination thereof, interested in being considered to serve as Principal Combined Fund Organization (PCFO) for two campaign years 2007 and 2008. Applications must be forwarded to:  Dan Drake, Chairman, LFCC, U.S. Attorney’s Office, P.O. Box 8970, Savannah, GA 31412.  Application proposals must be postmarked no later than Feb. 15. Applications may also be hand-delivered. Only application proposals addressing all the key elements and deliverables outlined in Title 5, CFR 950 will be considered. The LFCC Chairman can be reached at 912-652-4422.

HAAF spouses
 Wine, dine and dance at the Hunter Spouses’ Club February Luncheon on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Hunter Club.  The luncheon will include an Italian meal with chocolate covered strawberries for dessert.  Area wine vendors will have different wines to sample, and those who attend will have a chance to learn Salsa dancing from a dance instructor.  The group’s service project this month is the Savannah Area Family Emergency Safe Shelter.  
Please consider bringing a toiletry item, household item or cleaning supplies as a donation. The cost of the luncheon is $15.  Please RSVP to or 925-1687 by Feb. 5 if you need childcare and by Feb. 8 for the luncheon.  

ACS classes
The American Cancer Society is offering two classes tackling colon and prostate cancer.
The first is on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pembroke Public Library. The second is on Monday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library
These classes are free and open to all members of the community. Please encourage your family, friends and neighbors to come and receive life-saving information. To register, call (912) 355-5196 because dinner will be provided.

Magnolia Manor
Magnolia Manor on the Coast is hosting three wellness seminars presented by prominent area physicians.  The schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Feb,  6, 4 p.m: Dr. Claudia Gaughf, Dermatologist with offices in Savannah and Richmond Hill. Topic: Skin cancer awareness with free skin cancer checks
Friday, Feb, 9, 3 p.m: Dr. J.C. Parker, Optometrist with the Georgia Eye Institute, Richmond Hill branch. Topic: Healthy Eyes
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m: Dr. Dana Kind, Kind Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Richmond Hill Topic: Healing Lasers Events are free to the public, however it is requested that guests RSVP to Julie Gartside at 756-4300.

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