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POSTED: August 14, 2013 12:28 p.m.

The 24th annual Brooklet Peanut Festival is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The event begins with a parade and includes live entertainment throughout the day, as well as arts and crafts booths, food and amusements.
For more information, visit www.brookletpeanutfestival.com.

Church revival
Beulah Baptist Church in Pembroke will have its revival at 7 p.m. daily Sunday-Aug. 22.
The Rev. Brad Butler will bring the message and homecoming is at 11 a.m. Aug. 25, followed by lunch and special music.

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 www.woundedwarriorfishing.com.
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 bryancountyga.gov.

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 teamlifesavers2@gmail.com or call 912-398-4358.

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 1168191@toastmastersclubs.org.

Nurses for Nations
Nurses For the Nations is holding a charity gala dinner and silent auction at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler.
The Christian nonprofit group is raising funds to send medical supplies and teams to villages and tribes internationally that have little or no access to health care.  The special guest speaker is Jonathan Daniel from Zimbabwe, Africa.
Contact Nancy Kowolik at nancykowolik@nursesforthenations.org or 912-756-2009 to purchase tickets for $65 or for more information. Tickets are $68 online at www.nursesforthenations.org. Deadline to purchase tickets is Sept. 1. Donations of silent auction items welcome and will be acknowledged in our program.  

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Have a fundraiser, group meeting, church announcement or other nonprofit events you’d like to have announced?  Email announcements and contact information to lwynn@bryancountynews.net or fax to 756-5907.

 

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