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Community announcements for Feb. 14
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Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a Parents’ Night Out in honor of Valentine’s Day from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Monday at the church on 185 Poplar St., Pembroke.
Kids ages 2-16 are welcome to watch age-appropriate movies and play computer games, video games and board games. Additionally, pizza, popcorn and drinks will be served throughout the evening.
The cost is $10 for the first child of the family and $2 for each sibling.
Parents must complete permission form and pay for admission at drop off.
For more information, call Dr. Meca Williams-Johnson at (678) 230-9797.

Meeting nixed
The Richmond Hill Planning Commission meeting slated for Monday has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.
The commission’s next meeting will be Feb. 28 at city hall beginning with a public hearing at 7 p.m. The regular meeting convenes at 7:30 p.m.

Support group
The Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Public Library. 
Guest speakers from the Effingham Theatre Improv Troupe will talk about their workshops for young people with Asperger’s Syndrome. 
For more information, contact

Food pantry
The Mobile Food Pantry will be at Gospel Truth Bible Clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the clinic at 362 Wade Carter Road, Ellabell.
Free food will be available to low income, elderly, disabled or unemployed residents and others at risk.
For more information, call 858-3390

Golf fundraiser
The Minor League Reds Travel 10U baseball team is holding a golf tournament Friday at the private Savannah Quarters Country Club.
Team spots, as well as hole sponsorships, are still available. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Bethesda Home For Boys in Savannah.
To take part in this tournament, please contact Karen Becker at (912) 659-9785. 

Pancake breakfast

Bryan Masonic Lodge No. 303 F&AM will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at the lodge.
All you can eat of pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and orange juice will be served for $5. Uniformed LEO’s and emergency personnel eat for free.

Chili Cook-Off
The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce will have its third annual Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Senior Center in historic downtown Pembroke.
Prizes include $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place.
All-you-can-eat chili is $5 for adults and $2.50 for kids.
For more information and to enter the cook-off, call 653-2244 or 653-2219, or visit

Dinner theater
Richmond Hill Community Theatre and What’s the Scoop Cafe will present at murder/mystery dinner theater on March 9 and 11 at What’s the Scoop in Richmond Hill. 
Seating is limited and by reservation only. Cost is $20 per person.
For reservations or more information, call 445-5001.

Food for Fines
The popular “Food for Fines” event is now through Feb. 19 at both Pembroke Public Library and Richmond Hill Public Library.
Patrons are encouraged to bring in nonperishable food items and toiletries in exchange for their overdue fines. Up to $5 in fines can be forgiven with each item equaling $1 in overdue fines.
In Pembroke, the Food for Fines proceeds go to the United Way program of Pembroke.
The Richmond Hill Public Library is sponsoring its annual Food for Fines drive for the local food pantry, The Way Station.
The libraries cannot accept food items past their expiration date.

Vintage guitars
The International Vintage Guitar Collectors Association will be in Savannah from Tuesday through Feb. 19 at the Holiday Inn Express on Gateway Boulevard.
During this event, collectors are hoping to see items such as guitars, amps, mandolins, bass guitars, saxophones and all other types of musical instruments.
Guitar collectors from all over the world are paying more money than ever for vintage guitars of all types – Fender, Martin, Gibson, Gretsch, Dobro and many others. IVGCA’s specialty is guitars, but they also have collectors in all other types of musical instruments.
These items are highly sought after by collectors from around the world.
The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 19.
For more information, call (217) 726-7590.

Council program

The Coastal Georgia Transition Council will host a presentation highlighting the process of accessing accommodations at the college and university level, as well as the benefits of post-secondary education in the competitive workforce. 
The event is from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at The Hoskins Center at Memorial University Medical Center.
The council is a group of representatives of Coastal Georgia programs, agencies, employers and services that support individuals with disabilities both during and after graduation from high school.
Individuals with disabilities and their families are encouraged to attend in order to learn the process for acquiring the necessary supports for post-secondary education.
For more information, contact Chris Elkins at

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