A free computer class on how to set up an email account online will be offered at the Richmond Hill Public Library today from 1-3 p.m. Please call 756-3580 or come by the library to sign up for the class. Space is limited.
Blood drive in Pembroke
A community blood drive will take place in Pembroke from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Pembroke United Methodist Church Social Hall, located at 102 North College Street. Please visit redcrossblood.org and register to donate using Sponsor Code: pembrokecomm. All presenting donors will be entered into a drawing for a $25 American Express Gift Card.
Mattress sale to benefit soccer
The Richmond Hill High School Striker Booster Club will hold a fundraiser mattress sale from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday 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 RHHS.StrikerBoosters@yahoo.com
Local GOP to have barbecue Sat.
The Bryan County Republican Party is having a barbecue Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wetlands Center at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. Tickets are $15. Call Karen Hewitt at 912-665-2943 for reservations.
BCES PTO chicken dinners
The Bryan County Elementary PTO will hold a chicken dinner sale on March 3. Purchase in advance at school or from any BCES student for $7, pick up from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the school. Purchase plates in advance at school or from any BCES student for $7. Plates include half a grilled chicken, potato salad, green beans and a roll. Call BCES at 626-5033 for more information.
Project Linus at RHPL
Project Linus Blanket Day, is from 1-5 p.m. March 3 at the Richmond Hill Public Library, 9607 Ford Ave.
Help make quilted, knitted, crocheted blankets for children in distress. Quilt kits are available.No experience is necessary, there are tasks for all skill levels. Stay a short time or all afternoon. Refreshments will be served. Please bring your sewing machine, normal sewing/knit, crochet supplies. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Citywide garage sale in March
As part of the Richmond Hill’s 50th birthday celebration, a citywide garage sale will be held beginning at 8 a.m. March 3 under the pavilion in J.F. Gregory Park. Those interested in reserving a booth should call 756-3345.
Dolphin Project workshop in March
If you love dolphins, you’re invited to The Dolphin Project’s dolphin program and training workshop in Savannah on March 3 from 10 a.m. to noon at Memorial Hospital’s Conference Room D. For more information visit www.thedolphinproject.org, email email@example.com or call 657-3927.
Women of the Bible program
The August Birth Month of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring a Women of the Bible program at 3 p.m., March 4. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Deaconess Gracie (Dolly) Greene , August Birth Captain, at 756-2412 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest speaker at Bethel Baptist
The Immortal Six Hundred Camp 2600 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans presents speaker John Latty at 7 p.m. March 8 at Bethel Baptist Church, Highway 17 at the I-95 overpass. There is no charge. Latty is author of “A Place Called Calvary, A History of Calvary Baptist Church of Gainsville, Georgia.” The public is invited.
Snack vendors sought
Snack vendors are being sought to set up in J.F. Gregory Park March 10 as part of Richmond Hill’s 50th birthday celebration picnic. The city will provide free hot dogs, chips and a drink to all who attend but vendors are needed to sell and serve snack foods such as popcorn, cotton candy, soda, etc. Those interested in reserving a booth or obtaining more information should call 756-3345.
Pregnancy Care Center fundraiser
The Pregnancy Care Center of Richmond Hill will hold its first annual fund raising banquet on March 24 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Richmond Hill Fellowship Hall. A meal will be provided and Patrick Eades, regional consultant, will be speaker. More information to come.
Contact Pregnancy Care Center of RH online at www.pccrichmondhill.org; call or Text 912-344-5852; www.faceboo k.com/pccrichmondhill; Twitter@pccrichmondhill; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1984, Richmond Hill GA 31324.
Pork Steak Dinner March 31
Pembroke Christian Church will host its annual Pork Steak Dinner on Saturday, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinners are $7 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the church office at 653-2457. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until noon.
Volunteers needed at Senior Centers
The Bryan County Senior Centers are in need of volunteers to deliver meals to homebound clients from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday in the Richmond Hill and Pembroke areas. For more information, contact Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 in the Richmond Hill area or Kathy Sauls at 653-4480 in the Pembroke area.
Early voting under way now
Early voting for the March 6 presidential primary/special election is running until March 2. Voters can cast ballots from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the County Voter Registration Office at 151 S. College St. in Pembroke or the County Administrative Complex at 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive in Richmond Hill. For more information, call the County Voter Registration Office at 653-3859 or visit www.sos.state.ga.us.