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Community announcements for April 28
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The Bryan County Democrats’ monthly meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Pembroke Public Library, 1018 Camellia Drive.
All local Democrats are invited to attend.
For more information or directions, call 912-653-3078.

National Day of Prayer

Local pastors from around South Bryan County will hold two prayer services Thursday in honor of National Day of Prayer.
The first is at noon at Richmond Hill City Hall, 40 Richard Davis Drive. The second is at 6 p.m. at the County Administrative Complex, 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive.

Future Wildcat Night

Future Wildcat Night, Richmond Hill Middle School’s annual fifth-grade orientation, will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at RHMS, 503 Warren Hill Road.
Participants will tour the school, meet coaches and club sponsors and hear important information from teachers.

Bark Park fundraiser
The Bark Park’s 2014 Happy Dogs’ second annual Wine and Cheese Fundraiser is at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The event will include fine wines, cheeses and heavy hors d’oeuvres, accompanied by live music from local musician Roger Widener. A cash bar will be available featuring both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, with a percentage of sales going toward the Bark Park.
Also, raffle tickets will be on sale for a 50/50 draw and silent and live auctions.
Tickets are $50 each and are available at or at the RHBC Chamber of Commerce, 2591 Highway 17; PawParazzi at Parker’s Square, 11360 Ford Ave.; and Awakening Yoga Studio, 2453 Highway 17.
For more information, go to or call Wendy Bolton at 912-657-1221.

Promise Walk
The inaugural Savannah Promise Walk for Preeclampsia will be May 3 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
The event is open to the public. This 5K walk and fun run features a silent auction, bounce house, food and more.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m.
For more information and to register, go to, call Abigail Jarrard at 912-661-1185 or email

Gridiron Yard Sale
The inaugural Gridiron Yard Sale will be from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3 in the Richmond Hill High School parking lot.
Items planned to be for sale include furniture, home goods, clothes, baby items and sporting goods. Multi-family and multi-sport rental space is available.
Proceeds will benefit the Richmond Hill Wildcat football team.
For more information, call 667-1119.

Rabies clinic
A rabies clinic will be held from 8 a.m.-noon May 3 in the Lanier Primary School parking lot in North Bryan County.
The cost is $10 per vaccination. A limited number of parvo and distemper vaccinations will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for $18 each.
Georgia law requires cats and dogs to receive a rabies vaccination yearly.
For more information, call 912-653-2231.

Scout fundraiser
Boy Scout Troop 527 will have its annual barbecue fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. May 3 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
Meals will include half a barbecued chicken, potato salad, green beans, a roll and tea for $9. Tickets need to be purchased in advance, and Scouts will be going door to door in South Bryan neighborhoods.
The fundraiser will help send Scouts to summer camp in July at the Blue Ridge Reservation in Virginia and possibly the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.
For more information or to purchase tickets, email

Onion sale
The American Legion Post of Pembroke is holding its annual Vidalia jumbo onion sale now through mid-May.  
The 10-pound bags are $8 and the 25-pound bags are $15. Delivery will be available mid- to late-May.  
The proceeds from the sale aid local veterans and the Boy Scout and Girl Scout Brownie troops that use the post for their meetings at no charge.  
To place an order, see any Legion member or call B.J. Clark at 653-4958 or Ernie Mitchell at 653-7970.

GOP barbecue
The Bryan County Republican Party club will hold a barbecue meeting and voter registration drive at 7 p.m. May 5 at Buddy Polk’s pond house, 1000 IG Lanier Road in Pembroke.
Those who are not registered to vote will be assisted in registering. All attendees will be encouraged to join the local Republican Party.  Several candidates for the various offices in the November election will be in attendance along with several local office holders.  
For more information, call B.J. Clark at 653-4958.

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