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Community announcements for Aug. 21
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Keller Williams Realty and Fairway Independent Mortgage will host a free homebuyer seminar from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce at 2591 Highway 17, Suite 100.
Seminar topics will include: a housing market update; buying a home in Georgia; FHA/VA, USDA and conventional loans; and more. Attendees will also be able to pre-qualify for a new home purchase, get up-to-date home listings and learn about finance options.
There will be door prizes and refreshments. RSVP to 912-342-0900 or

Volunteers needed
The Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club is looking for inshore and offshore captains and boats for its annual Wounded Warrior Fishing Tournament set for Sept. 28 at Fort McAllister Marina. Volunteers may sign up at
Those who would like to sponsor a boat to help with fuel costs or donate any supplies, food or funds for the soldiers, captains or the Family Appreciation Day set for Sept. 21 should call 912-308-3774.

Citizen academy

The Bryan Emergency Services is accepting applications to the Citizen Emergency Services Academy.
The eight-week program will meet every Thursday evening from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 5-Oct. 31 at 5995 Highway 204 N. in Ellabell.
Each participant must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of Bryan County and in good physical condition.
Applications should be turned in as soon as possible. For more information, call 858-2799 or go to

College savings workshop

Parents and grandparents are invited to a “College — Getting from Here to There” dinner and seminar on 529 college savings plans at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Investments in a 529 plan will fluctuate in value with changes in market conditions and when sold may be worth more or less than the original investment.
The dinner is sponsored by Edward Jones financial adviser Laura Evans. Call 756-5113 to reserve place for the dinner and seminar.

Library book sale

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library are planning a fall book sale set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14 and are looking for book donations.
The organization is in need of good used books, especially young children books. There are bins in the Richmond Hill Public Library to drop off donations.
The nonprofit group is in need of nonfiction of all types: history, crafts, sports, gardening, etc.; general fiction in paperback (contemporary and classic); and children’s books.
For more information about the Friends or the book sale, call 756-3580 or visit the group’s Facebook page at

Fun shoot fundraiser

The inaugural “Shoot to Kill Cancer” sporting-clays fun shoot will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve, 2640 Sunbury Road in Midway.
The event will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk.
Registration is $125 per shooter or $500 per team, which includes a golf cart and lunch. Registration deadline is Aug. 30.
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available. One sponsorship is available for the following areas: golf care ($2,500), gift bag ($2,000) and lunch ($2,000).
For more information, email or call 912-398-4358.

2nd ID reunion

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served at any time in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division.  
For information about the association and its annual reunion Sept. 17-21 in Columbus email Secretary Treasurer Bob Haynes at, call 224-225-1202 or go to

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