The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 of Pembroke is taking applications for fallen veterans to be honored in the downtown “flag garden.” Applications are also being accepted to honor living veterans. The application cutoff is Sept. 15 and this is the last year applications will be accepted. The flags will be dedicated during the unit’s annual Veterans Day program, set for 11 a.m. Nov. 9 in Pembroke.
For more information, call Susie Magee at 912-429-3741 or Virginia Quattlebaum at 912-653-4327.
The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will have its first meeting of the year at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the social hall of Pembroke United Methodist Church.
All retired educators are invited to join the group for a brunch social, followed by a general meeting a guest speaker James Twiggs.
For more information, contact Anne Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org with “BEREA” in the subject line.
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. Thursday 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.
The Offshore Outlaws will host the fourth annual Kids’ Crabbing Tournament on Sept. 14 at Fort McAllister Marina. Registration is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Weigh-in is from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Following the tournament, there will be a crab boil complete with waterslides, music and hermit crab races.
For more information, contact John Seckinger at 912-547-0149 or email@example.com.
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 www.facebook.com/RichmondHillLibrary.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 912-398-4358.
9/11 survivor talk
9/11 World Trade Center survivor Sujo John will be the guest speaker at 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.
John was on the 81st floor of Tower I when the first airplane exploded into flames just above his office. His wife who was expecting a child worked in Tower II. He will recount the details of the incredible events he witnessed during his narrow escape from death.
For more information, visit www.richmondhill.org or www.sujojohn.com.
The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in the small community room of the Richmond Hill Library, 9607 Ford Ave. For more information, email RHAspergerGroup@aol.com.
Have a fundraiser, group meeting, church announcement or other nonprofit events you’d like to have announced? Email announcements and contact information to email@example.com or fax to 756-5907.