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Community announcements for Oct. 28
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Early voting for the 2013 Richmond Hill municipal election continues through Friday at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
On the ballot are incumbents Mayor Harold Fowler, councilman Russ Carpenter, councilman Van Hunter and political newcomer Johnny Murphy, who is vying for Hunter’s seat.
The poll is open to all registered voters of Richmond Hill from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fall into Christmas
“Fall into Christmas” will be presented by the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Women from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Activities include demonstrations and workshops by local artists, a Christmas boutique and silent auction.
Tickets are $35 and include lunch. For more information or for tickets, call 727-2214 or 727-3219.
The church’s website is

Planners meeting
The Pembroke Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Pembroke City Hall. 

Career fair
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart.
To register, go to
For more information, go to or call 912-767-6797.

Veterans Day observance
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 will host its annual Veterans Day observance and flag ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. 9 in Town Park in downtown Pembroke.  

Veterans Day observance
The city of Richmond Hill will observe Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 in J.F. Gregory Park.  
The observance will feature speakers, a 21-gun salute, posting of the colors, laying of the wreath and brick dedications by the Exchange Club and many more.
For more information, call Linda Phillips at 756-3345.

School council meeting
The Lanier Primary School Council will have meetings at 4 p.m. Nov. 18, Feb. 10 and April 28 in the school media center.
The council will discuss and seek input on the school improvement plan, the accreditation process, increasing parental involvement and other topics.
The council is made up of parents and community business members elected by LPS parents who provide feedback and input on continuous school improvement. The public is welcome to attend.

Classes at Goodwill

The Richmond Hill Goodwill Job Connection is offering the following classes for free at 9701 Ford Ave.:
• Nutrition — Class is 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays and subjects include basic nutrition, healthy recipes, stress management, goal-setting and fitness.
• Dress for Success — Class is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and subjects include enhancing professional/business wardrobe and building self-esteem.
• Finance Literacy — Class is from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays.
For more information, call 912-373-8432 or 912-663-0828, go to or find Richmond Hill Goodwill on Facebook.

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