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Community announcements for June 8
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The Women’s Business Alliance of Richmond Hill will meet from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in Janet Thayer’s office at The Ernest Homes Building, 10393 Ford Ave.
The guest speaker will be Dr. Kyrin Dunston of True Balance. She will address the following topic: “Are your hormones making you sick?”
Admission is $5, and light refreshments will be served.

Joy Night
The Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church Women in Action Ministry will present “Joy Night” at 7 p.m. Friday at the church at 16525 Hwy. 144 East.
The guest speaker will be Minister Leona Miller of Holy Living Christian Center of Savannah. Men are also welcome.
For more information, call 727-2163.

4-H carwash

The Bryan County 4-H will have a carwash and bake sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Pembroke Pharmacy in Pembroke.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to provide a yearly scholarship in memory of Danny Page. The recipient and a chaperone will use “The Danny Page Memorial Livestock Scholarship” to attend Beef School in Perry. 
The Page Family Farm has donated a cow to a Bryan County 4-H member for several years. The scholarship was created so that the youth receiving the Page Family Farm cow can attend the workshop to learn how to prepare a cow for livestock shows, including feeding, training and grooming. 
To make a donation to the 4-H Program or to this scholarship in Danny’s name, call the 4-H office at 912-653-2231. It is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations can be used as tax deductions. 

Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church Women in Action Ministry will host a free seminar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the John W. Stephens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
The theme is “Women in Perilous Times,” and the seminar is open to women and young adults age 16 and older. The guest speakers are Evangelist Jackie B. Small of New Salem Community Fellowship Center of Savannah and Evangelist Louvenia Grant of Pentecostal Deliverance Center of Savannah.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 656-0930 or 756-5885. To make a reservation, call 727-2163.

Play in the park
Richmond Hill Community Theatre will hold its “play in the park” with the presentation of O. Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief” at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday in J.F. Gregory Park.
This family-oriented play was adapted from the famous short story of the rambunctious child Red who is kidnapped from town and held for ransom. The town is thrilled to see the child gone, but will the kidnappers have to pay the ransom themselves to return the child? 
“The Ransom of Red Chief” is appropriate for children ages 7 and over. Tickets are $5 each or no more than $20 for a family and are available at the park.

Bible school
Bryan Neck Missionary Church will hold its vacation Bible school from Monday through June 17 at the church at 16525 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill. Times are from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-June 16 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 17. 
The weeklong program will include biblical-based lessons, singing, play time and games for children ages 6-14.
For more information, call 727-2163 or email

Warrior fundraiser
Chili’s Grill and Bar will host Wreaths for Warriors Walk Night from 5-9 p.m. June 14 at 623 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. in Hinesville.
With each coupon or flyer presented that night, Chili’s will donate 10 percent of the sales to the organization. Get a coupon by emailing or by visiting

Ranger camp
Fort Morris State Historic Site will host its annual Junior Ranger camp from 9 a.m.-noon June 14-18 for children ages 7 to 12. The cost is $25 per child.
This year’s theme is “Banners, Battles & Bubbles.” The rangers will focus on Flag Day, the battles of Fort Morris and the role bubbles play in nature through fun activities, games, crafts and a special guest.
Space is limited, so call (912) 884-5999 to pre-register.

Poppy drive
The American Legion Post 164 Ladies Auxiliary of Pembroke will kick off its 2011 Poppy Fund Drive on Saturday at the Whistlestop Farmers Market in downtown Pembroke.
Funds raised go to assist disabled veterans.

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