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Community announcements for June 24
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A longleaf program, “Longleaf: Does It Fit the Bill,” will be held Wednesday at Harn Center, 91 Lanier St. in Pembroke.
Registration will take place from 8-8:30 a.m. Discussions include “Longleaf Establishment and Management,” “Cost Share Programs,” “The Right Tree in the Right Place,” “Longleaf and How it Fits in the Utilization Picture” and a panel discussion with questions.
The program is scheduled to adjourn by 11:45 a.m.
Attendees must RSVP by Monday by emailing or calling 912-727-3334. Seating is limited to 75 spots.
Cost is $15 for registration, checks or cash. Checks should be made to Coastal Soil and Water District and mailed to Fred Warnell, 374 Strathy Hall Drive, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.

Meeting change

The Development Authority of Bryan County’s regular monthly meeting has been rescheduled for 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sheriff’s Complex in Richmond Hill.

Junior Ranger Camp
Fort McAllister’s Junior Ranger Camps are set for Monday-Friday and July 15-19 at 3894 Fort McAllister Road south of Richmond Hill.
Attendees will learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival ethics.
They also will explore the park’s marsh ecosystem and end the week with a canoe trip down Redbird Creek to Shark Tooth Sandbar.
Times are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. Participants need to bring their own lunches. The cost is $90 per camper.
For more information, call 912-727-2339 or go to

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.

Request for volunteers
Odyssey Hospice of Savannah and Statesboro is looking for giving people to help make a difference with its hospice patients.
Those who enjoy playing cards, singing and talking with others, as well as those who can do light office work, are encouraged to volunteer.
For more information, call Kim Tutan at 912-352-8200.

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