By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Community announcements for Oct. 26
Placeholder Image

Cowart’s Café of Pembroke will host a breast cancer awareness fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. today at the café on 546 W. Bacon St.
All tips for the evening will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The café will also be honoring local cancer survivors.
Customers will receive a free desert with any donation. For more information, call 433-9450.

Volunteers needed
The Southeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers for its disaster action teams. Volunteers are needed to provide emergency assistance to victims of disasters and preparedness education to the community.
Orientation is required. Volunteers are needed in Bryan, Effingham, Chatham and Liberty counties.
For more information, call 651-5351 or email

Time for Peace
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church will hold contemplative services from 6:30-7 p.m. each Wednesday until Nov. 16 at the church at 15985 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill.
The public is invited to these services, which will feature guided and silent prayer, times of meditation and reflection on the Scriptures.
For more information, call 727-5608.

Medicare workshop
Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will sponsor a Medicare Part D workshop from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1 at Armstrong State University’s Armstrong Center.
Counselors will be available to speak with participants to discuss Medicare options. Those who are enrolled or wish to enroll in the program must sign up or make changes by Dec. 7.
Attendees should bring a complete list of all prescriptions and their Medicare card as well as complete and bring the Medicare Part D Enrollment Event Worksheet, which can be found at
For more information about the workshop, call (912) 367-7403.

Grief support
Hospice Savannah bereavement counselor Betsy Kammerud will facilitate a free “Grief in the Holidays” support session at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 in the education room at Liberty Regional Hospital in Hinesville.
Participants do not need to register. For more information, call Kammerud at (912) 629-1097.

Historical lecture
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will present Jack Rogers and his new book, “The Salzburg Pirate,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 3.
Following the presentation, the historical society will sponsor a book signing and reception for Rogers.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society’s lecture series is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 756-3697.

Book signing
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host a greeting/book signing for Ginger Cucolo, wife of former 3rd ID Commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 3 at 102 Commerce St. in Hinesville
She recently released her book, “Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact and Future of Military Identification.”
Numerous books will be shipped in for the purchase and signing during the event. Books also can be bought in advance at
For information how to purchase the book directly from Cucolo and have her sign it ahead of time, email

Educators meeting

The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at Southern Image Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
The guest speaker is Kate Finch, president of the Georgia Retired Educators Association. The unit also will honor Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler. 

Veterans ceremony

Richmond Hill will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 in J.F. Gregory Park. The public is invited.
For more information, call 756-3641.

Sign up for our E-Newsletters