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Community announcements for July 17
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The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Marine Patrol Unit will conduct a Georgia Boater Safety Class from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Metro Training Center on the second floor of the Savannah Mall.
Approved by the Department of Natural Resources, this free class is open to anyone 12 years of age and older. Beginning in July 2014, anyone born after 1998 must take the Georgia Boater Safety Class to operate a vessel on Georgia waters.
The class is limited to 25. Contact the SCMPD Training Center at 912-921-5450 to register for the course.

Cancer walk fundraiser
Maureen Bozovich and her sister-in-law Stacey Bozovich of Richmond Hill will hold a barbecue dinner fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. July 27 at Lucky’s at Berwick, 5630 Ogeechee Road, Savannah.
The cover is $10 and includes a dinner plate and drink. There will also be a silent auction and raffle.
To purchase tickets in advance, call Maureen at 315-523-0460 or Stacey at 912-433-0314.

Gospel concert
Restoration Worship Center will host its third annual Summer Youth Gospel Concert from 6-10 p.m. July 27 at the amphitheater in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
The concert will include a fashion show, Zumba and free school supplies.
The special guests for the evening will be the Gospel Echoes of Jacksonville, Fla., and the following are needed for youth talent: praise dancers, praise steppers, poets, soloists, duets, quartets, gospel rappers, choirs, etc.  
Bring lawn chairs and blankets and come prepared for an evening of awesome youth praise and worship.
To register or for more information, contact Johnnie Quiller at 912-271-3125 or go to

Voice festival

The Savannah Voice Festival is set for August 3-17 at various venues and churches around Savannah.
The festival is a summer celebration of singing, opera, musical theater and song and will include concerts, free educational events and more than 100 artists.
Tickets start at $15 and season passes are available for $95. VOICE Society memberships are available as well.
For more information or to buy tickets, visit

Pembroke Night Out
The Pembroke “Night Out” will be from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 10 in downtown’s Dubois Square.
The event will include a unity walk, a dunk tank, children’s activities, hot dogs, safety displays, informational booths and more.
“Night Out” is sponsored by the Pembroke Police Department, the Pembroke Fire Department and the Bryan County Drug Free Coalition.
For more information, call Sharroll at 653-4413.

Club meeting
Toastmasters Club of Richmond Hill will meet from  8-9  a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month at Magnolia Manor, 141 Timber Trail. For more information, call 927-4607 or email

Pre-K vacancies
Bryan County Head Start/Pre-K, a federally funded program for preschool children from low-income families, has vacancies to fill before classes start Aug. 9.
Children participate in a variety of educational activities designed to improve school readiness. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks and enjoy quality play indoors and outdoors in a safe setting.
Bryan County Head Start/Pre-K is at 166 Bacontown Road in Pembroke. School hours for the pre-K class is 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for the 3-year-olds class is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call 653-4990 for more information.

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