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Magnolia Manor

Richmond Hill Mayor Richard Davis will take part in the Renaissance Lecture Series for Magnolia Manor on the Coast. The event is slated for Aug. 9.

Davis will speak to guests and residents at the facility.

He plans to speak on several issues, most of which will focus on the booming growth of the city of Richmond Hill and its recent accolades.

He will also inform the group on the recent awards earned by the city, including being named a Trendsetter City by the Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend Magazine.

Each month, Magnolia Manor on the Coast hosts the Renaissance Lecture Series at their facility on Richmond Hill. The monthly event begins at 5:30 and after the guest concludes his/her speech, a question and answer session follows. A light supper is provided to this event which is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Julie at 756-4300.


American Legion

The American Legion Post 164 and Ladies Auxiliary meet on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The post is located on U.S. Highway 280 West of Pembroke. All veterans are welcome.


Grief support group

A grief support meeting for those who have lost a child, grandchild, or sibling is now forming in Pembroke.

The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pembroke Christian Church. The meetings will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. For more information, please call Gayle Sharpe at 653-2876.


American Legion

Richmond Hill American Legion Post 27 now meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Chamber of Commerce across from Blocker's Barber Shop. The executive board meets at 6 p.m. and the regular meeting gets under way at 7 p.m.



Attention all immediate family members of deployed soldiers.

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 cordially invites you to join us for a picnic lunch, lots of games and prizes for the children, and some well deserved rest for the adults.

The picnic lunch will consist of a variety of sandwiches including kids favorite, peanut butter and jelly. Sweet and unsweetened iced tea and other beverages along with a variety of desserts will be provided.

The picnic lunch will be held at the American Legion Hall on Hwy. 280 on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 1-5 p.m. To ensure enough food and prizes please RSVP no later than Aug. 11. For more information call President Sussie Magee at 653-5476 or 429-3741 or 1st Vice President Cindy Milloy at 653-5878 or 675-5422.


Nonprofit help

Each year hundreds of thousands of nonprofit organizations apply to community foundations, private and corporate foundations and the United Way for funding. In 2006, United Way raised over $7.8 million to support more than 90 community-oriented programs and 37 nonprofit health and human service organizations within the Coastal Empire.

Nonprofits seeking success in applying to United Way and to other funding programs need to plan how to track and demonstrate measurable program results.

To help local nonprofits in their efforts, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) is offering Developing Outcome-Based Performance Measures For Grant-Funded Programs on Aug. 16 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the United Way Building, 428 Bull St., Savannah. Applications to the United Way of the Coastal Empire are due Aug. 31. Trainer Sharon DuBose, with the Central Savannah River’s Economic Opportunity Authority, is certified by the Georgia Results Oriented Management Association, and has offered this training to hundreds of nonprofits.

Online registration is at, or call 234-9688 in Savannah.

The fee is $45 for GCN members and $55 for nonmembers.


Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Packs 400, 486, and 527 will be hosting a fall recruitment campaign on Aug. 21 from 7-8 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Primary School in the Multi-Purpose Room. These Packs would like to invite you and your son to become a part of one of America’s leading values-driven organizations. Cub Scouts is for any boy in grades 1-5. Information will also be available about Boy Scouts for older boys. Contact District Executive Matt Jarrard at 756-3336 or for more information.


Bryan Neck

Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church invites you to join in paying homage to Pastor Pete Broxton Jr.’s at his 47th Pastoral Anniversary. The celebration is Aug. 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The tribute begins Monday night with Pastor Larry L. Broxton and Christ Memorial Baptist Church of Savannah; Tuesday night, Pastor Floyd Hartford and Canaan Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond Hill; Wednesday night, Pastor Alphonso C. Piper Sr. and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church of Savannah.

On Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. there will be a semi-formal appreciation banquet at the Wetland Center Banquet Room at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. Tickets for the banquet are $20 for adults and $10 for children age 12-and-under. The celebration ends Sunday, Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Nathanial N. Boles and Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Savannah.

For more information, call Sister Dolly Greene at 756-2412 or Sister Cynthia Tyson at 884-4505.


Corinth Baptist

Corinth Baptist Church of Keller invites you to join them on Sunday, Aug. 19 to help celebrate their historic 125th anniversary and homecoming. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Steve Sells, Director of Missions for the Savannah Baptist Association, will bring the morning message, with special music provided by the Daybreak Quartet and the Corinth Baptist Adult Choir. Rejoice with church members as they, using historical photos and memorabilia as well as colorful local lore, trace God’s hand through a century and a quarter of service and blessings.

After the morning service there will be an old-fashioned "covered-dish" dinner in the Fellowship Hall, with plenty of overflow seating in the newly remodeled, screened and ventilated pavilion.

After lunch, Southern Gospel recording artists, the Daybreak Quartet, will present a concert of Southern Gospel favorites, including songs from their latest album "Wonderful Feeling." They will also take some time to perform requests from the audience in four-part acapella harmony. This Atlanta-based group can be heard on Christian radio stations nationwide as well as on Gospel Music Television. They have received several awards, including top honors from the National Quartet Convention in 1998.

During the past century and a quarter, thousands of lives have been touched and hundreds of souls saved through the ministry of this "little country church." Please join them as they celebrate our Godly heritage and look forward to even greater blessings in the future.

Corinth Baptist Church is located on Highway 144 in Keller, ten miles east of the Kroger Shopping Center at 144 and Hwy. 17.


Cazzie Russell

Cazzie Russell, head men’s basketball coach at Savannah College of Art and Design and a former NBA All-Star, will be the guest speaker at a Back-to-School JAM (Jesus and Me) Session on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 5:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by Coastal Community Christian Church in Richmond Hill for middle- and high-school students.

Named the College Basketball Player of Year in 1966 for his performance as a University of Michigan Wolverine, Russell was ranked No. 21 in Street and Smith magazine’s list of greatest college basketball players. That same year, Russell was the first draft pick for the NBA’s New York Knicks. He helped lead the team to its first World Championship in 1970. He spent 13 years in the NBA playing for the Golden State Warriors, where he was an All-Star selection, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls.

Coastal Community Christian Church’s JAM Session will feature praise and worship led by its own youth praise band, dramatic skits and refreshments. The JAM Session is free and open to all ages. The church is located at 10770 Ford Ave. (Hwy. 144), about one mile east of Hwy. 17. For more information, call the church at 756-3455 or visit


Beulah Baptist

Beulah Baptist Church will be having a revival Aug.19-22 each night at 7 p.m. Bro. Steven Adams, of West Millen Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Homecoming will be celebrated on August 26, beginning with the 11 a.m. worship service.

Everyone is cordially invited.


Pembroke AOG

Boys and girls, ages 3 years to 5th grade are invited each Sunday, 6-7:30 p.m. for Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls Club. Each group will have a Bible lesson, arts and crafts activity, music, games and refreshments to help you as you work toward various badges of achievement. Hosted by the Pembroke Assembly of God, 1514 Bacontown Road, Pembroke.

For more information, call the church office at 653-2338 and leave a message.


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