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Chatham County Democratic Party

For info, contact Tony Center, Chair, at 912233-9696 or tonycenter@comcast.net For daily updates, join our Facebook page (Chatham Democrats Georgia) and visit our web site: http://chathamdems-ga.com/ccdc/

Drinking Liberally

An informal, left-leaning group of folks who meet to talk about politics, the economy, sports, entertainment, and anything else that pops up. Every first and third Thursday, around 7:30 p.m. at Loco’s, 301 W. Broughton St., upstairs. Come join us! DrinkingLiberally.org

Savannah Area Young Republicans

For information, visit www.savannahyoungrepublican.com or call Allison Quinn at 308-3020.

Savannah Tea Party

meets the first Monday (excluding Holidays) of each month from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the SRP offices located at 11 East 73rd Street. All persons interested in America’s Future are invited. Contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358 for additional info.

Benefits Benefit Run: Flying Fortress 5K

Sat. Nov. 12, 8:30am. The second annual run benefits the restoration of the historic B-17 airplane, the “City of Savannah” at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Fee: $20-$30. Register at www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/flyingfortress-5k.

Chef’s Table: A Benefit for Kids Cafe

A Celebration of Savannah’s finest chefs at the Plantation Club at the Landings. Tues. Oct. 18, 6pm. $150 per person. Kids Cafe provides more than 2,500 local children with a hot, nutritious evening meal, tutoring and mentoring every day. Ticket info: Second Harvest of Coastal

Cornhole Tournament to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Saturday, October 8 at Blowin’ Smoke BBQ, 514 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Over $500 in cash and prizes. Silent auction for several specially-designed cornhole boards created by students in the sequential art department at SCAD. The Josh Maul Band at 7pm. Registration begins 11:30am, $30 per team until October 5th. $40 per team day of event. Information at 912/220-5692.

Food Bank Food Drives Wanted

America’s Second Harvest Food Bank in Savannah is experiencing food shortages. For information on hosting a food drive at your workplace or church contact (912) 236-6750 or www.helpendhunger.org.

Forest Keeper Volunteers Needed

Sat. Oct. 8, 9am to noon. The Savannah Tree Foundation will hold its 2nd Saturday Forest Keeper event at Bacon Park Golf Course. Mulch and care for the 100+ oak trees on Shorty Cooper Dr. Instructors, tools, refreshments and community service credit provided. www. savannahtree.com or 912-233-8733(TREE)

Golf for Birdies: Benefit for America’s Second Harvest

Take a swing against hunger at this charity tournament that provides more than 6,000 turkeys for families in need during the holidays. Mon. Nov. 7, 8:30 am at the Savannah Golf Club. Lunch and prizes included. Info: 912.721.1789 or dfranz@helpendhunger.org

Harvest of Hope Double Metric Century, “Patrick’s Ride”

7 a.m., Saturday, October 15, Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, to the Augusta Riverwalk. Join cyclists from around the region for a 120-mile bike ride from Savannah to Augusta that raises funds to support Harvest of Hope, a special weekend retreat for pediatric and adult cancer patients and their families from our local community. For more informa-

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tion or to sign up to ride or be sponsor, please contact Anne Cordeiro at 912- 350-8934.

Helping Fight Hunger Food Drive

October 1-31, drop of non-perishable food items to any Ameris Bank. On October 31, Ameris Bancorp will match the number of items collected and all will be donated to local food charities. In Savannah, donations will go to America’s Second Harvest and Old Savannah City Mission.

Household Supplies Drive

Park Place Outreach, youth emergency shelter is accepting canned food and household supplies. Household items needed include, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, fabric softener, paper towels and toilet paper. Please visit www. parkplaceyes.org for directions.

Pumpkin Patch at White Bluff UMC

The pumpkins are arriving at White Bluff United Methodist Church at 11911 White Bluff Road on Saturday, October 8. Open Monday thru Saturday 10am until dark. Sundays from 12 noon until dark. Pre-schools and other groups are welcome. Proceeds benefit the Youth Ministry of White Bluff United Methodist Church. Contact Chip Barabas at 912-925-5924.

Tree Planting Volunteers Needed

Savannah Tree Foundation needs 50 volunteers on Saturday, October 8th, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. for its Forestkeeper 2nd Saturday event at Shorty Cooper Drive, the Bacon Park Golf Course entrance. Volunteers will mulch 100 trees, and learn about the environmental benefits of trees. Refreshments and Community Service hours are provided. www.savannahtree. com or 912-233-8733.

Trunk Show Benefiting Rape Crisis Center

Trunk Show featuring The MacBeth Collection. 20% of sales will go to the Rape Crisis Center. Location: Knights of Columbus 5588, 700 Christopher Dr. (Off Waters Ave. behind Wangs 2) 6-8pm October 6. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Cash Bar.

Call for Entries Call for Artwork inspired by MagicPassion-Love

Cash Prize. Deadline Nov. 1. $25 Entry Fee. Exhibition Dates: Nov. 7 - Jan.7. Art Reception & Winner Announced: Thurs,, Nov. 10, 6-8pm. Caraway Cafe, corner Broughton and Abercorn Streets. Proceeds support H.U.G.S. www.headsupsavannah.com. For more info & to apply: thecafeartshowandcontest.tumblr.com.

Casting Call for HGTV Show

Bang for your Buck is filming in Savannah in November. Seeking fun, enthusiastic and energetic homeowners who have renovated their small home, guest house or carriage house in the past 5 years (spaces of 1200 square feet or less). The winner of this episode will receive a generous grand prize. Request an application by contacting Katie at: kwoolsey@highnoontv. com or (303) 872-8678. Produced by High Noon Entertainment. www.HGTV.com/bang or www.highnoonentertainment.com.

Coastal Photo Contest

Enter your favorite images of the flora, fauna and scenery of the southeast Atlantic coast in the Costal Photo Contest sponsored by the Coastal Group Sierra Club and Wilderness Southeast. Complete contest rules and submission instructions are available at www. coastalphotocontest.com. The submission deadline is October 12.

CommuniTREES: Grants Available for Tree Planting

The Savannah Tree Foundation is granting funds to non-profits, neighborhood associations and other organizations for planting up to 10 trees on property that is held in trust for public use. Applications are now being accepted for the 2011-2012 winter planting season. Call 912-233-8733 or www.savannahtree.com/ programs.

Exhibit Space & CD/Book Signing Venue

Free exhibit space for artists, writers or musicians for artwork, photography, or venue for

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