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Community announcements for March 13
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The Bryan -Evans Retired Educators Association (BEREA) will have its monthly meeting in Richmond Hill on Tuesday. at Southern Image restaurant. The guest speaker will be WTOC weatherman John Weatherbee.He will speak on emergency  weather.  The BEREA also wants to encourage all retired educators to attend and look forward to seeing you there.

Richmond Hill Garden Club
The Richmond Hill Garden Club’s next meeting is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Terry Molonari will speak about personal safety.

Library Board to meet

The Bryan County Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Pembroke Public Library.  The meeting is open to the public.

Vidalia Onions for sale
American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke is selling jumbo Vidalia onions for devilery in mid April to early May. Ten pounds bags are $8 and 25 pounds bags are $15. These are genuine Vidalia onions from Ray Farms in Glennville. Call B.J. Clark at 653-4958 or  Ernie Mitchell at 653-7970 to order. Revenue is used to support the local post, veterans and related activities.

Asperger Support Group
Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. March 20 at the Richmond Hill Public Library.  For more information, contact

Sheep to shawl festival
The Sheep to Shawl Festival will be held at Oatland Island Wildlife Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24.  This favorite springtime festival features the shearing of Oatland’s sheep and demonstrations by the Fiber Guild of the Savannahs.  For more information call (912) 395-1500 or visit for a complete schedule of activities.

Free Skin cancer spot check
The Georgia Skin and Cancer Clinic will host a free skin spot check at its Richmond Hill location from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 24.
Dr. Sidney Smith will donate $5 per person who has an exam to the Freeman Project, SMA Angels or Forever 4 Change (Sydney Sanders Foundation). Spot check recipients will choose the charity.
Music, food and bounce houses for children will also be available. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 756-4722.

Pork Steak Dinner coming March 31
Pembroke Christian Church will host its annual Pork Steak Dinner on March 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinners are $7 each. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the church office at 653-2457. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until noon.

Fundraiser for RHMS sports
Richmond Hill Middle School will be selling chicken dinners on March 31 to benefit the school’s athletic programs. Dinners consist of half a grilled chicken, green beans, potato or pasta salad, tea and a roll. The cost is $10 per dinner. Cheerleaders also will be selling baked goods during the event.
For more information call RHMS at 756-5130.

Free trash day at landfill

There will be a free trash day April 7 at the Mill Creek Landfill in Ellabell from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All bulk items and yard waste will be accepted at no charge. Automobile tires will be accepted, but are limited to four per person.
Household garbage, wet paint, chemicals, oil and tractor and semi truck tires are not accepted.
For more information, call 964-2211

Volunteers needed at Senior Centers
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.
For more information, contact Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 in the Richmond Hill area or Kathy Sauls at 653-4480 in the Pembroke area.

American Legion Post 164
American Legion Post 164 meets the second Tuesday of Each Month at 8 p.m. at the Post home, located on Highway 280 about a half mile west of Harvey’s Grocery store. All veterans are invited to attend.

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