Ribbon sales are currently under way to benefit Evan Nelms, a 5-year-old Richmond Hill boy who is battling leukemia for the second time in a year. Orange bows to be placed on mailboxes or storefronts are on sale for $10 and can be purchased by calling 912-308-3774.
All proceeds go toward Evan’s medical expenses.
Health care forum
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold a forum on the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect small business owners from 8-10 a.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Presented by Jeffrey Williamson of J.L. Williamson Law Group, the forum will focus on key provisions of the act scheduled to phase-in next year including the employer mandate and new taxes imposed by the ACA.
The ACA Business Forum is complimentary for RHBC Chamber members; the cost is $15 for non-members. A continental breakfast will be served and reservations are required as seating is limited.
Reserve space by calling 756-3444 or e-mailing info@RHBCchamber.org.
The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Groveland will celebrate its 148th anniversary with services at 7 p.m. daily March 5-7.
Special guests will include the Rev. C. L. Anderson on March 5, the Rev. George Bush on March 6 and the Rev. Quentin Morris on March 7.
The celebration culminates with services at 9:45 a.m. March 10. A special anniversary dinner will be served after worship.
Bark for Life
Registration is open for the Bark for Life, the canine fundraiser event to fight cancer, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 9 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
The event will raise money to support the American Cancer Society. Food and games also will be available.
Early registration ends Feb. 16. Volunteers and business participation/sponsorships are needed. For more information, go to www.BarkOutCancer.org or call 912-547-1936 or 912-355-5196.