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Community announcements for Aug. 26
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The Bryan County Democratic Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in room 300 of the Crossroads Center in Richmond Hill. All interested Democrats are invited to attend.  For more information or directions, call 912-653-3078.

History demos
Fort King George State Historic Site will host its annual Labor Day commemoration event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Sept. 2 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
Planned activities include musket and cannon-firing demonstrations, live music and Colonial children’s toys and games.
Costs are $7 and $4.
For more information, call 912-437-4770 or go to
Libraries closed
The Bryan County Public Libraries in Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be closed Sept. 2 for the Labor Day holiday. They will reopen at 10 a.m. Sept. 3.

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

Club meeting

Toastmasters Club of Richmond Hill will meet from  8-9  a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month at Magnolia Manor, 141 Timber Trail. For more information, call 927-4607 or email

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