Finding a job that is a "good fit" can take time, but sometimes it's smooth sailing and that job finds us. That is exactly what happened to David Prutz, food services director at The Suites at Station Exchange.
Q: How long have The Suites at Station Exchange been open?
Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.
The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.
Feb. 26-March 5: Have fun and get fit - from 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the South Bryan Recreation Department Gym on Timber Trail.
A large pine tree in front of the Richmond Hill Public Library currently is wrapped in colorful swathes of knitted fabric - the subject of a recent "yarn-bombing" by the Common Threads knitting group. Leaders of the group said the bombing was meant to bring recognition to Common Threads and to let everyone involved have a little creative fun.
Saturday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club fundraising party featuring the Abba Girlz has been called a success and inspired area residents to pay tribute to the 1970s-80s with how they dressed. Rachael Hartman was on hand with her camera.
Feb. 24, 26, 26: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - From 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.
Feb. 12, 17 and 19: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.
Rachael Hartman took her camera to the Richmond Hill High School Talent Show to capture some of the faces in the audience:
Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.
Get Lou Gambill, owner of My Grandfather's Place Family Barber Salon in Richmond Hill, to start talking and he's happy to have an audience to listen as he delves into his grandfather's world - a world full of Italian culture and barbering at Baltimore Harbor in the early to mid-1900s.
Auditions for the Richmond Hill Community Theatre production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2, were last weekend. Here are three people who sought parts:
Feb. 5: Mobile food pantry - The United Way will have its mobile-food pantry for emergency food relief from 10 a.m.-noon at J.F. Gregory Park.
Q: How does the YMCA encourage family fitness?
Through March 29
The Smoyers were not a family that exercised together until they met a woman who changed their outlook on health and fitness.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?
March 19- Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce Hosts "Let's Get Digital" with speaker, Byron Atkinson of Boost by Design - Back by popular demand, this opportunity to learn in an evolving world of technology is crucial for business owners. Are you looking to increase visibility? Are you looking to see growth in 2015? Coffee and Conversation is free to chamber members and is $15 for others. Advanced registration is required. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber office.
The Bryan County Bark Park is becoming ever more popular with dog-owners and pet pals. The off-leash, fenced park features nearly two acres of wooded area and a lighted fountain, as well as a separate area for small dogs.
Q: What does your school focus on in celebrating St. Patrick's Day?
Peach Hubbard is passionate about protecting wildlife and nature in general.
March 12- Ogeechee Riverkeeper News & Views, 6-8 p.m. - The first News & Views informal social with Ogeechee Riverkeeper will be at Fish Tales restaurant, 3203 Fort McAllister Road on the Ogeechee River, in Richmond Hill. Other events will be announced later in the year to take place at various venues on the rivers.
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