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Community announcements for Oct. 30
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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. Saturday 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

Church homecoming

Lower Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church will hold its homecoming Saturday.
The service is at 11 a.m. and lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m.
All friends of the church and those with loved ones in the cemetery are invited for a day of remembrance, fellowship and food as church members seek to preserve the church and provide care for the cemetery.
Guests are asked to bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. Drinks will be provided.
For more information, call Keith at 823-4090 or 536-2375.

Photo workshop

A workshop for beginning digital photographers will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Fort King George State Historic Site, 302 McIntosh Road SE in Darien.
The workshop includes visual presentation with hands-on exercises. Cost is $20, which includes admission to the park and a reference booklet for each participant.
For more information, call 912-437-4770 or go to

Grief workshops
Free “Grief and the Holidays” workshops will be held next month in Richmond Hill and Hinesville.
Those needing help with grief issues as the holidays draw near can attend the following workshops:
• 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the United Way Service Center, 9611 Ford Ave. behind the library in Richmond Hill.
• 6 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Liberty Regional Medical Center classrooms at 462 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.
For more information, call 912-303-9442.

Fair trade sale
St. Anne Catholic Church will hold a Catholic Relief Services and SERRV International Fair Trade Work Of Human Hands sale will be from noon-7 p.m. Nov. 9 at St. Anne Holy Family Hall, 10550 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
Handcrafted items from 22 countries will be available.
For more information, call 756-3343.

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.

Flag ceremony

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.

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