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Community announcements for Jan. 30
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The Richmond Hill City Council will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
The meeting is to discuss personnel matters, and portions of the meeting will be held in closed session.

Youth BBQ sale
The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Youth annual BBQ Sale will be held Feb. 4.
Boston butts, pulled pork and plate lunches will be available for pick up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Delivery is also available. For more information, call 459-7729.

Mardi Gras ball
The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hold its second annual Mardi Gras Ball at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Marne Club on Fort Stewart.
Attire is semi-formal, with or without mask or costume. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $30 per person, $50 per couple and $200 for a reserved table. 
Proceeds will go to the local scholarship fund and as donations to various community organizations. Tickets can be purchased from any Hinesville Sorority Member. For more information, call 912-980-6241 or 912-223-5606.

Garden club meeting

The Richmond Hill Garden Club with hold its monthly meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
The guest speaker is Coastal Georgia Audubon Society Vice President Bob Churi, who will speak on shore birds.
The meeting and lecture are free. For more information, call 661-6476.

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Planning retreat
Bryan County Family Connection will hold a planning retreat from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Join BCFC as it brings community partners together to develop its plan for the year in addressing the challenges facing Bryan County’s children, families and residents. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, call 653-3824 or 756-3602.

Bryan County Family Connection is looking for volunteers for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 11 to help remodel and renovate the BCFC’s new service center at 9611 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill, which is opening in April.
For more information or to register, call 653-3824.

Tree maintenance
The Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation is calling all volunteers to help prune and mulch trees beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 11 at DeVaul Henderson Park in South Bryan.
Coffee and doughnuts will be provided. Interested volunteers should bring gloves, shovels and rakes.

Pet adoption
The PetSmart Charities Weekend Adoption Event is Feb. 10-12 at 11132 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
Local animal welfare agencies will show animals they have available for adoption. There is no charge to attend the event.
Hours are 3.-7 p.m. Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 11 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 12.
For more information, call 912-598-7729 or email

Volunteers needed

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.
Anyone interested or for more information, contact Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 in the Richmond Hill area or Kathy Sauls at 653-4480 in the Pembroke area.

Dolphin Project
The Dolphin Project will host a Dolphins & Desserts event at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Stewart Hall, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
Guest speaker Kris Williams of Wassaw Island’s Caretta Research Project will give an update on the status of the loggerhead sea turtle population in the Lowcountry.
The latest in dolphin research and news about our residential dolphins will also be presented.
A $5 donation will be accepted at the door. RSVPs are appreciated.
For more information, call 912-236-2790 or email

Educators meeting
The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will have its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at Mrs. Rogers Restaurant in Claxton.
Guest speaker Jeffrey Williamson will discuss senior law and planning.

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