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Community announcements for Aug. 25
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Free food
The Mobile Food Pantry will be at Gospel Truth Bible Clinic, 362 Wade Carter Rd., Ellabell on today, Aug. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This food pantry is available for low-income, elderly, disabled or unemployed people, as well as and those at risk.
For more information, call 858-3390.

Usher's anniversary

Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 31st Usher's Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. at the church in Richmond Hill.
For more information, call 727-2163.

Golf tourney
The Hinesville Fire Department is hosting the second annual MDA Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 28, at Cherokee Rose Counrty Club in Hinesville.
Registration is at noon and shotgun start is at 1 p.m.
All proceeds go to benefit area children and adults with muscular dystrophy.
For more information about signing up a team or to become a sponsor, call the Hinesville Fire Department at 876-4143.

Family picnic

A Labor Day Family Picnic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at J.F. Gregory Park.
Presented by the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council, the free event will include a dessert bake-off, water slides, a watermelon seed spitting contest and more.
For more information, or to participate in the dessert bake-off, contact Brett A. Hulme at or 507-8037.

Northside Baptist Church, located at 458 W.E. Smith Rd., Pembroke, will host a revival from Sept.12-15.
Sunday services will be: 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Sunday Worship and 6 p.m. Evening Worship. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m.
Evangelist Max Dawson will be the guest preacher.
For more information call 653-3088 or go to

Adult basketball
The North Bryan County Recreation Department will offer an adult basketball league this fall beginning the first of September and running through the middle of November.
The league will play on Monday and Wednesday nights with games beginning at 6 or 6:30 p.m.
For further information contact Pratt Lockwood at the North Bryan County Recreation Department at 858-4640

Input needed
The Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) is requesting nominations of cultural, historic and natural resources for inclusion in the Regionally Important Resources (RIR) Plan for the Region.  The nomination form is attached.  The closing date for nominations is Aug, 30.
All nominations received will be reviewed by the CRC staff and the local government where the nominated site is located for recommendation of inclusion as a RIR.  The nomination form and fact sheet are available on the CRC’s website, under Planning and Government Services’ Environmental Planning Page.  
For more information contact Chris Emmer at (912) 262-2872 or via e-mail at

Art show
The Richmond Hill Historical Society is pleased to present “Seeing History through the eyes of local artists” during the month of September.
The free reception for the show will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, in the Richmond Hill Museum.
Local artists have used archived images held in the Richmond Hill Museum to visually reproduce through paint, pencil, canvas and photography the life and times of the people, places and things from days gone by on the coast of Georgia.
For more information or directions, please call the museum at 756-3697.

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is seeking interested directors for fall season and future productions, including plays, musicals, dinner theater and other quality theatrical performances.
Applications for the fall season are due by Sept. 15. For more information, call Nikki at (949) 228-1094 or e-mail at

Mothers' group
Join Mothers Of Preschoolers (MOPS) at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill. Get together with other moms to figure out the art  and science of mothering together. If you have a child from birth-kindergarten, this group is for you. Stop by anytime to learn more. Regular meetings  are the first and third Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m.

Thrift store
St. Elizabeth’s Attic--Thrift and Gift Store is now open and has jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, children’s toys and games. It is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon.
All proceeds are donated to local charities. The store is located at 16491 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill, phone 727-2664.

Sarcoidosis support
Learn how to cope with this medical mystery, and benefit from up to date information on physicians, natural foods and other health care professionals. Talk with others who have been coping with Sarcoidosis for many years.
The next meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at Candler Hospital Heart and Lung Building in Savannah, second floor, classroom 3.
The speaker will be Peter Brodhead of Brighter Day Natural Foods.
For more information, contact Lawrence Thompkins at 858-4433 or

Yard sale
Faith Harvest Sanctuary will be having a yard sale Sept. 4 on its new property off Hwy. 280.
Spaces are available for $20 for personal yard sales, or items can be donated to the church.
For more information contact Debbie Hewitt at 659-0509 or e-mail

Educators meeting
The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association meets the second Tuesday of the month.
This year’s first meeting is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Pembroke United Methodist Church.  
The meeting will include a brunch and a program on fall gardens by Bryan County Extension Agent Don Gardner.
All retired teachers are encouraged to attend.
For information, call Jean Owens in Pembroke at 653-4732, Jerry Swain in Claxton at 739-2686 or Esther Sexson in Richmond Hill at 727-3013.

Labor Day program
Fort Morris State Historic Site will hold its Labor Day Revolutionary War cannon demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 4 at the historic site in Midway.
Historically attired interpreters will present revolutionary war soldier talks, musket and cannon demonstrations. The cost is $4 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, $2.75 for kids ages 6-18 and children 5 and under are free.
Bring a picnic lunch and make an afternoon of it.
For more information, contact site manager Arthur Edgar at (912) 884-5999 or

Film screening
The documentary on the The Freeman Project: Pens for Peace, including images of the first shipment of school supplies being delivered to children in Afghanistan, will be shown from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bar Food in Habersham Village in Savannah.
The screening is free with an optional $3 donation for the project fund.
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