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DAV services

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Augusta on Saturday.

The office on wheels will be at Augusta Harley-Davidson, 4200 Belair Frontage Road, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a news release from the Disabled American Veterans.

A DAV national service officer will provide counseling and claim-filing assistance to veterans.

For more information, call (404) 929-5956.

Democrats meet

The Richmond County Democratic Party will hold its monthly breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn, 2155 Gordon Highway. The program will feature DuBose Porter, a candidate for the party's gubernatorial nomination in Tuesday's primary election.

For more information, call Leon H. Meyer at (706) 733-0190.

Riverkeepers

The 2010 Augusta annual membership meeting for the Savannah Riverkeepers will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, 3 Milledge Road. The potluck will provide a main meat, while those attending will provide side dishes and desserts.

Entry fee is $5 or a covered dish. The top three finalists for the Teenkeeper Research Paper will be voted on and one student will win a laptop.

To register or get details, visit www.savannahriver keeper.org, e-mail info@ savannahriverkeeper.org or call (706) 826-8991.

Remembering

The Micah John Jenkins Camp No. 164 of the Sons of Spanish-American War Veterans will hold a Santiago Day memorial service at noon Saturday, July 24, at Magnolia Cemetery, 702 Third St.

Call (803) 312-3630.

Literary contest

The trustees of the Academy of Richmond County are accepting entries for the Porter Fleming Literary Competition until July 31.

Visit themorris.org/porterfleming.html.

Paper grants

International Paper's Augusta mill is accepting applications for grants until Monday, Aug. 2.

Call (706) 796-5702 or visit www.ipgiving.com.

Fashion vendors

Black Motivated Women Inc. is seeking vendors for Evolution: A New Sense of Style Fashion Extravaganza, which will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 14, at Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.

Send e-mail to bmw incorporated@yahoo.com.

Quilty pleasures

Log cabin quilts by artist Glenda King will be on display through August at Augusta State University, Reese Library, second-floor gallery, 2500 Walton Way. Library hours are 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays.

Call (706) 737-1876.

Walkers wanted

The Alzheimer's Association is recruiting teams and individuals to participate in the 20th annual Memory Walk, to be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 6, at the Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St.

Call (706) 731-9060 or visit www.georgiamemorywalk.org

Kicking off

A kickoff campaign will be held by the United Way from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St. Call (706) 724-5544 or visit uwcsra.org.


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