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Sports briefs Sept. 10
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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 under way. 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 today for its golf tournament 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.

Clam Jam 2008
The Altamaha Riverkeeper’s, a non-profit organization protecting and conserving the Altamaha River is planning a Clam Jam fundraiser from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Pelican Point Restaurant's River View room in Belleville.
The Clam Jam will offer the bounty of the Georgia Coast with local morsels from the sea including clams, shrimp and a taste testing of oysters. Artwork, catered dinners, and coastal adventures such as guided river paddles, fishing trips, and overnight stays at coastal inns will highlight an auction. The event overlooking the Sapelo River will continue with dancing to music by Jonny Hibbert and Friends.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper is seeking donation items for the auction and there are opportunities for Clam Jam sponsorships. Costs for the event are: $75 per person, $100 per couple, $30 for guests 30 years or under or guests with a commercial fishing license. For more information: call 912-437-8164.

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. Winners 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 proof of age. For more information, call 767-4371 or 767-9270."

Marne Lanes
bowling leagues

• Wednesday senior friends Hi/Lo singles/doubles league, 1 per team, starting on Sept. 10, at 10 a.m., call 369-7205
• Winter league, Tuesday night open bowling will 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.

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
YMCA Dance classes
• Baby Ballet
Wednesdays, 4:45-5:15 p.m.
• Creative movement
Wednesdays at 4:15-4:45 p.m.
Both classes are $22 for members and $35 for non-members. Classes start in October. For information call 912-368-9622.

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