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Community announcements for Aug. 18

Friends of Library: The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will hold its monthly book room sale from noon-4 p.m. today.
This will be in conjunction with a book signing by David Willis for his new book. All types of books at bargain prices will be available. Come early for best selections.
Donations are needed. Please bring these to the library during operating hours.

Summer soiree planned
The American Traditions Competition launches its 2015 season at a summer soiree from 5-6.30 p.m. Sunday, hosted by the Savannah Coffee Roasters at 215 W. Liberty St. in downtown Savannah.
This ATC soiree is to celebrate the competition’s 22nd year and launch the new partnership between the ATC and Savannah Coffee Roasters. 
The 2015 Competition will once again take place during the last week of February at the Skidaway Island United Methodist Church and the Historic Savannah Theater where the best of classic American music will be performed by 28 individual vocalists.
Attendance is free but for an invitation please contact Susan Kleine at or call on  912-667-6617.
For  more information or to apply online for the 2015 competition, please visit

Group exercise certification
The Richmond Hill YMCA and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring a group exercise certification and re-boot camp workshop in October.
The group exercise workshop is from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Potential and current fitness instructors will learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.
No college, science, or teaching background required. Workshop registration includes a full-day review, written exam, and 2–year certification.
The re-boot camp is from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 and combines power, function, agility, speed, cardio and High Intensity Interval Training.
To register: call 800-237-6242 or online at

Driver’s Education
Driver’s education classes are being offered in Richmond Hill through Bryan County Community Education. Classes are monthly.
The cost is $385. For more information, call 459-5116.

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