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Community announcements for Feb. 13
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Library closed part of Tuesday
The Richmond Hill Public Library will be closed Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for the staff to host a staff development workshop. It will be open from 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Scouting For Food
Scouting for Food, the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America’s annual canned food drive, is going on through Feb. 18. On Saturday, Boy Scouts will drop off collection bags for their neighbors and friends, asking them to fill the bags with canned goods. Through Feb. 18, residents can drop off canned food to the Coastal Empire Boy Scout office at 11900 Abercorn St. in Savannah during regular business hours. For more information, go to or call 912-927-7272.

Fort McAllister
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will offer a “Sounds of Scotland” bagpipe and harp concert from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The concert, which features Bruce and Deborah Ridlon, will commemorate the death of Scottish-born Maj. John B. Gallie, who was killed in action while commanding the fort during the second attack of the monitor Montauk on Feb. 1, 1863.
The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.75 for children. The park is at Georgia Spur 144/Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill.

Mattress Sale for Soccer
The Richmond Hill  High School Striker Booster Club will hold a fundraiser mattress sale from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the RHHS cafeteria.  Brand name mattresses and savings as much as 60 percent off, according to organizers. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit the RHHS boys’ and girls soccer teams. The event is sponsored by the RHHS Striker Booster Club. For more information, email

Food for fines
The Richmond Hill Public Library is holding its Food for Fines drive through Feb. 18. Nonperishable food items, as well as toiletry items, can be exchanged for overdue fines. One can, box, or bag of food or one toiletry item/package will equal $1 in fines. Items may be exchanged for up to $5 in regular overdue fines. Items will be collected at the Richmond Hill Public Library and donated to the Way Station of Richmond Hill.

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