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Community announcements for June 23
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The Bryan County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting hurricane awareness briefings for the 2010 Hurricane Season.

The first briefing will be conducted in North Bryan on July 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bryan County EMS Headquarters, 2995 Hwy. 204, Ellabell. A second briefing will be held in South Bryan on July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bryan County Administrative Complex on Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive. The public is encouraged to attend.


Jubilee tour

The Jubilee Singers and Ringers of Tucker Methodist Church will be touring the Savannah area this month.

These middle school musicians will present a free program of choral music and handbells at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 27, at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 12965 Highway 144, just west of the Publix shopping center.

For more information, call 351- PRAY (351-7729) or visit


Church revival

Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill will host its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, June 23-25.

The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Larry Broxton, pastor of Christ Memorial Baptist Church in Savannah.

Please come and let God renew "a new, right spirit" within you (Psalm 51:10).

For more information, e-mail or call 727-2163


Art classes

The city Of Pembroke is holding beginning art classes on Thursdays, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center. Carolyn Morgan is teaching the class. The cost is $15 for a six-week session.

To sign up please call 653-4484


Summer Food

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Summer Food Service Program in Bryan County is ongoing.

Meals will be provided free-of-charge from 4-5:30 p.m. at 362 Wade Carter Road, Ellabell, to children enrolled in the summer program without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

For more information please call (912) 236-6750 or visit


Thrift store

St. Elizabeth’s Attic--Thrift and Gift Store is now open and has jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, children’s toys and games.

It is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon.

All proceeds are donated to local charities. The store is located at 16491 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill, phone 727-2664.


Praise in the Park

A Praise in the Park Festival will be held Saturday, June 26, from 4-8 p.m. at Hendrix Park. Praise in the Park is a festival, reaching people, young and old, for Christ.

Praise in the Park is a celebration with music, dance, fun and games, to offer a glimpse of who we are and the work and service of the church with a goal to become acquainted with each other and our community. Bring a blanket or chair.

For more information, please contact James Pewitt at 912-202-0772 or Brad Butler at Pembroke First Baptist Church, 653-4952.


Flag football

Upward Flag Football K5-12th grade boys and girls upward cheerleading for K5-sixth grade girls. Early Registration cost is $75 and deadline is July 4, cost after July 4 is $100. Final Deadline July 17. Evaluations start July 12, Practices start Aug. 2 First games are Aug. 28. Need coaches and referees. Contact Randy Dykes at


Art show

Bryan County artists are now being featured at the new Bryan County Administrative Complex. The show is in the main lobby and is accessible to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will run through September.



Bible school

Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will set sail for the high seas during the its annual vacation Bible school set for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 12-16 at RHUMC, 9050 Ford Ave.

Richmond Hill United Methodist Church's vacation Bible school is free to any entering pre-school child through entering fifth-graders.

For more information and to register visit or call 912.756.6148.


Junior Rangers

Fort McAllister State Historic Park will offer Junior Ranger Summer Camp June 28 -- July 2 for children ages 8 to 12. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The cost of the camp is $70 per child.

Activities will include nature walks, arts and crafts, games, wildlife lessons, canoeing, nature scavenger hunts and much more. The deadline to register is June 18 for the week of June 23.

Call 727–2339 for registration and information. The participation is limited to 20 campers for each week.

Fort McAllister is located at 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.


HAA celebration

The public is invited to stand beside the Hunter Army Airfield military community as it celebrates our nation’s birthday on Friday, July 3, with Hunter’s "Worth Fighting For" Independence Day Celebration. The gates open at 4 p.m.

This family friendly event features a petting zoo, inflatable rides for children, Frisbee dog shows, many food and beverage vendors and three bands, including the Third Infantry Division’s Jazz Band, Shift-n-Gears and the Midway Allstars.

Also, a dramatic fireworks sequence is schedule for around 9:30 p.m.

Attendees should enter Hunter via the Montgomery Street Gate.


Church survey

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, on Hwy. 144 near Publix, is asking parents of childen in kindergarten-fifth grade to complete an online survey.

The church wants to hear what you think the community needs.

The survey can be found online at


Northside VBS

Northside Baptist Church, located on W.E. Smith Road in Pembroke, will have vacation Bible school July 12-16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

This year’s theme is "Soul Survivors on Danger Island." All ages are invited to come and join in the fun and learning of God’s Word.

For more information call Pastor Jeff Spencer at (912) 653-3088.

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