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Community announcements for Aug. 10
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The Girl Scouts of Richmond Hill will have registration from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Jump N’ Jacks Family Fun Center, 109 Interchange Dr. in Richmond Hill.
Everyone who registers will receive a free all-day jump pass that can be used only on Saturday.
The Girl Scouts of Richmond Hill will also have registration from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Richmond Hill Public Library on Ford Avenue.
For more information, email Rikki McMillan at

Pastor Gary Quinney and the members of Corinth Baptist Church invite friends and former members to celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 19536 Hwy. 144, 10 miles east of Hwy. 17. 
The Rev. Travis Cowart will be the guest preacher for the morning worship service, after which there will be a covered-dish lunch in the social hall.
Seating will also be available in the pavilion. After lunch will be a concert by The New Hymnsmen in the sanctuary.
For more information, please call the church at 727-2617.

Support group

The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Public Library on Ford Avenue. 
Please RSVP to if attending. 

Blood drive
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Aug. 18 in the social hall of Pembroke United Methodist Church at 102 N. College St., Pembroke.
Visit with sponsor code “pembrokecomm” to register.

Health screenings

Free health screenings for school children are being offered to military families from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart.
For more information, call (912) 435-6633 or 800-652-9221.

Lemonade social
The Richmond Hill Senior Center will celebrate National Senior Citizen Day by serving fresh lemonade at noon Aug. 19.

Peanut Festival
The 22nd annual Brooklet Peanut Festival is Aug. 20 and will start at 10 a.m. with a parade in Brooklet.
There will be live entertainment throughout the day, along with arts and crafts, food and amusements. There will be a street dance at 7 p.m. featuring the Tarkington-East Band. 
For more information, visit

Safe driving
Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host an AARP safe-driving course from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24 at 141 Timber Trail in Richmond Hill. There will be 25 spots available. All materials are provided, and light refreshments will be served.
Course certificates will be valid for three years and will be given at the end of class. Some insurance companies offer a 10 percent safe-driver discount.
The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Make checks payable to AARP. Bring checks and membership cards with you on the day of class.
Call Kelly Wood at 912-756-4300, ext. 102, to reserve your spot.

Kids fishing
The Bryan County Bass Masters Fishing Club will hold its annual Kids Fishing Tournament from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Bait will be furnished. Participants just need to bring a pole and tackle. Kids will have the chance to win $100 if they catch a fish bearing a sponsor’s tag. Prize drawing will be held and trophies will be awarded. Hamburgers, hot dogs and soda will also be served.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Bible study
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church invites you to join its Wednesday morning Bible study group this fall as it begins a popular course, Beth Moore’s “The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.”
The 12-week class is from 9:45 a.m.-noon Sept. 7-Nov. 30 in the Christian Education Building. There is no class Nov. 24. The workbook costs $20. All are welcome.
For more information, call Emily Hubbard at 756-5284

Library survey
The Richmond Hill and Pembroke public libraries hope to offer computer classes to the public beginning this fall. Library officials would like to have input from those who are interested in attending the classes. The classes will be using laptop computers purchased with funds provided by a grant from the Praxair Foundation.  
To participate in the survey, please call the Richmond Hill Public Library at 756-3580 or the Pembroke Public Library at 653-2822.

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