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Community announcements for April 25
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Event postponed   
The Autism Corner’s Spring Fling Gala slated for April 30 at the Richmond Hill City Center has been postponed. Organizers plan to hold the event at a later date.
For more information, call 596-5994.

Grad photos

The Bryan County News is preparing for its annual graduation tab that will be published in May.
While we will make arrangements with local high schools to get photos of seniors graduating from Richmond Hill High and Bryan County High, we need help from parents of students attending school outside of Bryan County.
Parents of high school seniors who will be graduating from a school outside Bryan County should contact the school and have a high-resolution digital photo emailed to
For more information, please call the News at 756-2668.

Art exhibit
Arts on the Coast Association is having its annual Spring Art Exhibit and Artists’ Reception through Monday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Members will feature their art during the following times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; and 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday.
An artists’ reception will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday. Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided at the reception. The event is open to the public with free admission and parking.
For more information, call 884-3726 or go to

Fashion show
The Savannah Area Women’s Christian Ministry is having a spring fashion-show luncheon at noon Wednesday at Carey Hilliard’s Banquet Room, 11111 Abercorn St. Ext. The cost is $11.25 per person.
Models will display Dress Barn fashions with Charlotte Clark as the narrator. Claire Hodges, the founder of the Living Vine, will provide music. Speaker Jean Derrick from Chapen, S.C., will tell her story about “the best and biggest gift she ever received.”
For luncheon reservations, call Betty at 925-3789 or Faye at 925-8192, or e-mail Ginny at Respond by April 25. Cancel if unable to attend.

Blood drive
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pembroke United Methodist Church, 102 North Main St., Pembroke.
To make an appointment or for more information, call 1-800-RedCross or visit

Movie event
The Richmond Hill Public Library will show a movie for adults at 1 p.m. Friday.
The movie is free, and all movie night attendees are asked to refrain from bringing food and drinks to the library. Please be courteous and be on time.
 For more information and movie details feel free to stop by the library or call 756-3580.

Freeman event
Colony Bank’s Ogeechee Branch will have a cookout to support the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday at 5987 Ogeechee Road in Savannah.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and soda will be available. Donations of pens, paper and monetary gifts will be greatly appreciated.
The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens & Paper for Peace is a nonprofit organization founded by Richmond Hill resident Lisa Freeman, the mother of Capt. Matthew Freeman who died while deployed in Afghanistan. The organization is dedicated to collecting pens, paper and other school supplies to be distributed in Afghanistan, Iraq and other war-torn countries to help children further their education.
For more information, call (912) 927-1277.

Movie night
Pembroke Christian Church will hold a movie night for middle school- and high school-aged youth at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the church.
“To Save a Life” will be shown outside, weather permitting, so bring a chair or a blanket. In the event of rain, the movie will be shown in the church sanctuary. Fun movies will also be shown in the fellowship hall for younger children.
For more information, email

Save-A-Life Inc. will participate in the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend the weekend of Friday-May 1 at at 11132 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
The nonprofit organization will be at PetSmart from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday in the store; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 30 in the tent; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1 in the tent.
You can meet the dedicated volunteers, join in saving lives and give one of the pets a permanent home. You also can donate used ink cartridges to help raise funds.
For more information, go to

Tea event
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will have its second annual Calendar Tea at 5 p.m. April 30, in the fellowship hall.
For more information, call 653-3000 or 653-5313 and leave a message.

Polio meeting
The Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. April 30 in room 2 on the second floor in the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St., Savannah.
The group will celebrate its 14th anniversary. Polio survivors and guests are invited.
For more information, call 355-1221 or visit

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