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Community announcements for Feb. 6
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Historian and documentary filmmaker Michael Jordan will showcase his latest film on Savannah and the Civil War at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill Museum.
There will be a question-and-answer period at the end of his presentation.
The event, which is part of the Richmond Hill Historical Society’s lecture series, is free. Call 756-3697 for more information and directions.

Arbor Day event
The city of Pembroke will celebrate Arbor Day 2013 with a tree-planting ceremony at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 near city hall. This will be the beginning of Pembroke’s 10th year as a Tree City.
A white dogwood will be the new tree planted.

Educators meeting
The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mrs. Rogers’ Restaurant in Claxton.
Debbie Durell will speak on the changes in the state health insurance and answer questions. BEREA encourages all retired educators to attend.  
For more information or questions, please call Nancy Page (858-2800) or David Green (739-1771).

Club meeting
Richmond Hill Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at the John W. Stevens  Wetlands Education Center in J. F. Gregory Park.  This month’s speaker will be Maria Wargovich from the Georgia Department of Community Health. Wargovich’s topic will be “Dangers in the Garden.”  New club officers will be nominated and voted on for the coming two years.  The public is invited to attend.
For more information, call 727-3219.

Asperger support
The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Community Room of the Richmond Hill Public Library. For more information, contact

Chili Cook-off
The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Chili Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Senior Center in downtown Pembroke.
Enter and compete, or just come out and eat. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places. The cost is $5 for chili, a drink and dessert, and kids eat for $2.50.
To enter the contest, call 653-2219 or 653-2244.

Hometown Expo

The Women’s Business Alliance of Richmond Hill is hosting the 2013 Hometown Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about local businesses. It also offers businesses the chance to showcase their goods and services.
In addition to the expo, which is free to the general public, the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a reception for participating businesses from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22.
For more information, or to become a sponsor or exhibitor, contact Jennifer McIrvin at 344-7561.

Dolphin count
The Dolphin Project will hold an informative program and research-training workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 23 at the Southside Library behind the Savannah Mall.
The program and workshop are appropriate for ages 10 and up. Dolphin-related books and merchandise will be available for sale with all proceeds going to dolphin research. Volunteers must be 16 and older to participate in research surveys.
No reservations are necessary. For more information, email or visit

History program

Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Black History program at 3 p.m. Feb. 24 at the church at 327 Mill Creek Church Road in Ellabell. The public is invited to attend.

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