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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.


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, e-mail info@ or call (706) 826-8991.


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.


Paper grants

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

Call (706) 796-5702 or visit

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.

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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

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



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