Museum to screen documentary Jan. 25
The 28th Infantry Division that trained at Camp Gordon Johnston bore the brunt of the opening drive of what was known as the “
On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10:30 a.m., a documentary “The Drive to the
Produced by CGJ Member John Gaffey, the documentary will feature the valiant effort of the outnumbered 28th which slowed the advances of the Panzer Divisions speeding towards the village,
The documentary will last approximately one hour and free popcorn will be provided. While there is no admission fee, please remember that the museum operates on donations, and donations are welcome.
Popham talk highlights island home tour
Seven distinctive and beautiful homes will be featured during the third annual St. George Island Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. The tour benefits the St. George Lighthouse Association (SGLA).
Also included on the tour are the Cape St. George Lighthouse and Keeper’s House, and the St. George Plantation Clubhouse. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the tour.
Tour weekend will begin with a kick-off event on Friday, Feb. 7, featuring a special presentation, refreshments and door prizes. James L. Hargrove, author and retired
This free event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. George Island Fire Station,
Tour tickets are available at the Lighthouse Gift Shop on
SGLA is a non-profit
For more information, please visit www.sgitourofhomes.com
Extension office can help you manage money
UF/IFAS, the Franklin County Extension Office and the United Way of the Big Bend wish to make the Money Management Calendar available free of charge while supplies last. Good money management is a habit and an everyday task, especially if you need to stick to a plan to make ends meet. A plan begins with knowing what you need and want and then setting up a plan to meet your goals.
This calendar can help you see where your dollars are going day by day and then allow you to take steps to get a better handle on your spending habits. It takes tools and discipline to build a budget and to know where you monies go. This calendar is a wonderful first step.
In the future, the county extension office will offer classes related to many aspects of financial management and can offer one-on-one assistance with organizing personal finances. Please watch for further details on the opportunities by getting on the Extension contact list. Stop by the historic Coombs Armory in
For more information concerning programming and services available through the extension office, visit www.franklin.ifas.ufl.edu or call 653-9337.