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Community announcements for Feb. 9
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The Bryan County High School baseball team will be having a “McBaseball” fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McDonald’s in Pembroke.
The baseball team will receive a portion of the sales during that time period. Players will be present, helping McDonald’s employees and accepting tips.
Come out and support the BCHS baseball team.

Parents’ Night Out

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.

Valentine’s prom

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club will have its “Grease”-themed Valentine’s Day prom from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
The evening will include live music by the Sapphire Bullets of Love, prom photos for purchase, silent and live auctions, dance show and contest and a cash bar.
Tickets are $50, and all proceeds go to the Rotary Club’s charitable causes.
To purchase tickets or for more information, call 756-3444 or 756-5942.

Valentine’s dinner
A delicious Valentine’s Day dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Pembroke Christian Church fellowship hall.
The cost is $6 per plate and the funds will be used for the church’s building fund. All are welcome.
For tickets and to RSVP please call the church office at 653-2457 between 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday, or see any member of the church.

Adoption event
The Save-A-Life Animal Welfare Agency will be at the PetSmart Charities Weekend Adoption Event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the PetSmart parking lot at 1132 Abercorn St., Savannah.
Many wonderful pets are in need of a forever home. Come find the perfect match for your family.
The event is free. For more information, call 598-7729 or e-mail

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. Feb. 16 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

Bible study
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church will host a 13-week women’s Bible study beginning Feb. 16 from 9:45 a.m. to noon at the church.
The study is “Experiencing God” by Henry and Richard Blackerby.
For more information, call Emily Hubbard at 756-5284.

Golf fundraiser
The Minor League Reds Travel 10U baseball team is holding a golf tournament on Feb. 18 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.

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.
Canned items such as soups, fruits and vegetables, beans, pasta dishes and meats are welcome, as well as rice, oatmeal, cream of wheat or grits. Dried beans, dried pastas and dried milk may also be donated.
The libraries cannot accept food items past their expiration date.

Free training
Savannah Working Against Human Trafficking will host a free training from 1:15 to 4:45 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Hoskins Center of Memorial University Health Center. 
Nola Thiess, founder and director of Human Trafficking Awareness Partnerships Inc., will conduct the workshop, which will cover trafficking in the hospitality industry, domestic minor sex trafficking and identification and care needs of victims.  CEUs and GNA credits will be available for a $10 fee.  
To register, e-mail no later than Feb. 15.

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