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Bradwell Tiger game change

Anticipating bad weather for Friday’s game, the Tigers have moved their home game against Wayne County to 7 p.m. Thursday at Olvey Field. Gate admission is $7.

Twilight Special
at golf course

The Cherokee Rose Golf Course offers a twilight special. Every Monday-Thursday after 3 p.m. you can play 18 holes for $20, plus tax. The fee includes a cart. For information, call 876-5503.

St. James ‘Kool
Kids For Christ’

The St. James Kool Kids for Christ after-school program for 2008-09 is currently underway. Registrations are being accepted for children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. The program offers homework assistance, computer labs, learning enrichment programs and sports programs. To register go to the St. James educational building and for more information call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559 or Alfreda Golden at 884-3205.

23rd Shrine Club Golf Tournament

The Hinesville/Fort Stewart Shrine Club is taking registrations through Sept. 10, for its golf tournament on Sept. 13 at Cherokee Rose. Fee is $50 per person, 4-person scramble (team handicap-60 minimum). Only the first 100 applicants will play. Check in time is 8 a.m. on Sept. 13 with the shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry forms are available at the club and Pro shops in the area. For more information, call Al Nelson Jr. at 876-2391. Completed forms should be mailed to the Hinesville/Fort Stewart Shrine Club, P.O. Box 2002, Hinesville, Ga., 31310.

NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass
and Kick
Fort Stewart is hosting the annual local NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Youth Football Field on Greene Street.  The competition is free and open to all boys and girls ages 8-15 (age as of Dec. 31, this year).  Boys will compete with boys and girls will compete with girls.  Top winner in each age division will return on Oct. 25 to compete in the Sectional.  Visit Jordan Youth Gym, Bldg. 608 on West 6th Street to fill out and submit the entry form.  Children who are not CYS members will be required to bring a copy of proof of age.  For more information, call 767-4371 or 767-9270."

YMCA Biggest Loser Challenge
Get ready to drop some pounds starting Sept. 29. Three six-member teams will face off to see who is the biggest loser. You'll face intense workouts, physical challenges, all to become the biggest loser. The program runs from Sept. 29 – Nov. 25 and registrations are underway until Sept. 25. The workout will be on Monday and Wednesday followed by a challenge each Thursday. Time slots available are 5:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m., and 6:30 p.m. Every participant must be available for the Thursday night challenge at 6. 18 slots available for the session. The price is $100 YMCA members, $120 non-members. All participants must pass a health history pre screen. Eligibility for the biggest loser will be determined by body fat percentage. For more information call Richard Somerville 368-5287

YMCA events
Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Aerobicthon
Sunday, Sept. 21, noon (must sign up by Sept. 15): mini triathlon 
Monday, Sept. 22, 6-7 p.m.: fitness and nutrition seminar.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6 p.m. (sign up by Sept. 21): boardroom basketball tournament.  
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m. (sign up by Sept. 23): individual or team sign up 5-on-5, and the body weight bench-press contest.
Thursday, Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m.: dance revolution face-off.
Friday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. (sign up by Sept. 22): flag football tournament
Sign up for all events at the YMCA front desk.

Marne Lanes
bowling leagues

Marne Lanes Bowling Center announces their bowling leagues:
• Monday night open mixed league, 4 per team, meeting on Sept. 8, at 6:30p.m., bowling starts after meeting, call 369-8384.
• Senior mixed classic league, 3 per team, starting on Sept. 8, at 10 a.m., call 369-7205
• Tuesday scratch trio open league, 4 per team, starting on Sept. 2, at 7 p.m., call 369-4777
• Wednesday senior friends Hi/Lo singles/doubles league, 1 per team, starting on Sept. 10, at 10 a.m., call 369-7205
• Wednesday night mixed doubles league, 4 per team, starting on Sept. 3, at 7 p.m., call 369-7205
• Thursday morning coffee ladies league, 3 per team, starting on Sept. 4 at 9 a.m., call 369-7205
• Thursday night church open mixed league, 4 per team, starting on Sept. Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., call 767-4866
• Friday night open mixed league, 4 per team, starting on Sept. 5, at 7 p.m., call 368-3216
• Saturday morning youth league, 4 per team, sign up will be on Sept. 6 at 9 a.m., call 369-8384. League starts Sept. 20. Ages 3-18.
• Winter league, Tuesday night open bowling will have their meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9 to start their bowling league at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16. For more information call Marne Lanes at 767-4866 or call Terri Tincher at 369-4777.
For more information, call the center at 767-4866.

Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a boating course for The Weekend Navigator beginning Sept. 16. The classes will meet at the Department of Human Resources, 761 Wheaton St. in Savannah for seven Tuesday nights, followed by an optional, no-cost, seven weeks of advanced material. There is a $50 fee for course materials. For more information, call Kent Shockey at 897-7656 or go to to register.

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