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Community announcements for Dec. 1
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The Richmond Hill Historical Society is kicking off the holiday season with a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Richmond Hill Museum.
It has been a good year for the society and the Richmond Hill Museum and they want to share the excitement and enthusiasm with the community.
The Barbershop building is on its way to its final home and the DVD “Ford Era Memories,” a compilation of vignettes of oral histories taken from the people who grew up here in the 1930s and 1940s when Henry Ford was a winter resident on Bryan Neck, is now available.
For more information, call 756-3697.

Holiday Bazaar
The annual Holiday Bazaar, presented by Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association, will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mary Ross Waterfront Park at Bay and Gloucester streets in downtown Brunswick.
For more information or to rent a booth space, please contact Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association at 262-6665 or 262-6934.

Pet photos
PawParazzi’s annual Pet Photos with Santa is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the shop on Ford Avenue.
All pets are welcome – don’t miss the chance to come and get pictures with the jolly guy in red for a great cause. Photos are a $20 donation to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, and participants receive a 4-by-6-inch non-copyrighted photograph and card.
Those making a donation will receive a “receipt” for their picture, showing the donation amount and thanking them for their contribution.

Board meeting
The Bryan County Board of Health will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the health department conference room in Pembroke.

Charity ball

Willow Salon of Richmond Hill will host the first Willow Charity Ball from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The event, which is black tie optional, will include a dinner buffet, dancing, silent auction and a cash bar. Tickets are $75 per person, and all proceeds will benefit the Bryan County Children’s Fund.
Sponsorships are available at various levels ranging from $75 to $1,200.
For more information, call 756-2141.
Winter Muster
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will hold its annual Winter Muster and Battle from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the park on Fort McAllister Road in South Bryan.
Spend the day at the fort as Union and Confederate forces prepare for the climactic battle of Sherman’s March to the Sea. Guests will be able to witness the battle for control of the fort at 5 p.m.
The cost of attendance is $5 for adults and $3.50 for children.
For more information, call 727-2339.

Legion party
American Legion Post 164 and the Ladies Auxiliary invite all area active duty military and their families to the annual Post Christmas party at 7 p.m. Dec. 9. The party will be at the Post home on Hwy. 280, west of Harvey’s in Pembroke.
A meal will be served and Santa will pay a visit to the children.
Guests will be limited to Pembroke, Groveland, Ellabell and Brooklet area residents. All members are asked to bring a large side dish. Meat, bread and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.
Please RSVP to BJ Clark, 653-4958; Joe Lewis, 912-842-9418; or Walt Myers, 655-2906 before Dec. 4.

Candlelight service
Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Candlelight Communion Service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at the church, 16525 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
Interim Pastor Henrietta B. Lovett and the Bryan Neck church family invite members of the community to “rekindle your inner light.”
For more information, call 727-2363 or e-mail

Holiday concert
A season favorite every year, the Savannah Philharmonic’s annual holiday concert, Christmas with the Philharmonic, will be performed on Friday and Saturday, Dec.17 and 18, at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah.
Last year’s Christmas concert sold out prior to the event and no tickets were available at the door. Ticket prices are $35, $50 and $100.  Family tickets are available for purchase for $100 (family of four, limited seating). Tickets are available at or by calling (912) 525-5050. 
Please do not contact the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist for more information.

Support group
The Sarcoidosis Support Group will meet at noon Dec. 16 in the Candler Hospital Heart and Lung Building, 2nd Floor, Classroom 3, Savannah.
Learn to cope with this medical mystery and get current information from physicians, natural foods and other health care professionals. Speak with those who have coped with sarcoidosis for many years.
For more information, call 858-4433 or e-mail

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