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Community announcements for March 14
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A “Kiss the Pig” golf tournament will be held March 26 at Sapelo Hammock Golf Club to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association.
Format is 4-person scramble, registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and there is a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Door prizes and prizes for top three teams and longest drive. Cost is $200 per team or $50 per player, and if you do not have enough golfers to make a team organizers will attempt to fill your team or match you with another team. Hole sponsorhips are $75. Register today to support American Diabetes Association and help candidate Jon Long “Kiss the Pig.” For more information call Joyce Campbell at 369-9438.

Friends of Library sale

The Friends of the Library will be holding their annual book sale/ flea market fund raiser on Saturday, April 10, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations of the following items may be left at the library: hard cover and paperback books in good condition, household items, silk flowers, framed artwork, frames, jewelry, exercise equipment, toys in good condition, puzzles. No clothing or stuffed animals, please! And please save any large items until after April 4, as there is minimal storage space at the library.


American Legion Post 164, Pembroke, is selling genuine Vidalia Jumbo Onions to support Post activities. The 10 pound bags will sell for $8 each, and the 25 pound bags for $15 each. Delivery will be late April or early May. These onions are from Ray Farms and certified by the state as genuine Vidalia onions.
Call B.J. Clark at 653-4958 to place an order or see any member of the Post. Tickets will be sold until late April in the Pembroke, Ellabell and Richmond Hill areas. The Post meets the second Thursday each month at 8 p.m. All veterans are welcome to visit and/or join.

Dolphin Project

The Dolphin Project will present a training program to conduct wild dolphin research on the Georgia coast and lower South Carolina Waters. The program will be Saturday, March 13 from 10 a.m.-noon in Savannah at Armstrong Atlantic State University Hall, Room 157.
The Dolphin Project also needs volunteers; captains, their boats, photographers and team leaders to record data on area dolphins. TDP has been an all-volunteer, nonprofit research and education organization for more than 20 years.
There is no charge for the workshop. More information is available at or by calling Peach at 727-3177.

BCHS reunion
The Bryan County High School Class of 1990 20 year reunion is June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Harbor View Room in the Desoto Hilton, Savannah. Dinner and a D.J. The cost is $60 per person, payment due by May 1. Special reunion discount available for overnight rooms. Make checks payable to Cleve White, P.O. Box 902, Ellabell, GA 31308. For more information email

NBCC meeting
The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting will be held Monday, March 15 at Black Creek Golf Club.  A networking reception will be held at 6 p.m. and dinner and the program begin at 7 p.m. Stacy Watson, manager of Economic & Industrial Development with the Georgia Ports Authority, is the guest speaker.  Cost is $20.  Call Mary Warnell at 653-2244 to make a reservation.  

Food drive
Curves of Richmond Hill is holding a food drive to benefit local families through March 31. Members who donate a bag of groceries or a minimum of $30 will receive a reusable Curves grocery bag for free. Non members who do likewise through March 20 can join Curves for free. The effort is part of Curves annual food drive. For more information call Delene Broeckling at 756-6611 or email

Work on Richmond Hill's "streetscape project" is under way. It could take several months and could result in traffic delays and detours on Richard R. Davis Drive, Cedar Street and Ford Avenue. Use caution when traveling near the construction project. For information call 756-6459.
 Spring cleaning time
It’s spring cleaning time again! Richmond Hill will kick off Georgia Cities Week with three days of large item trash pickup starting Tuesday April 13 through Thursday April 15.
This opportunity is only available for the city of Richmond Hill current water account users in residential zoning areas only.
In conjunction with the Keep Georgia Beautiful program, OMI will pick up curbside large items such as appliances, furniture and other bulky items normally not picked up by the regular trash service. All city residents should place their items on the curbside Wednesday morning by 7 AM for pickup. OMI anticipates 3 days of large item trash collection. Questions call 756-3345 or 756-3808. The following items will not be collected;
- Tires
- Hazardous waste items
- Paint
- Refrigerators
- Freezers
- Oil or oil-based products
- Grease products
- Batteries
- Gas, or gas-based products
- Lawnmowers
- Freon or freon-based products

Project Lifesaver

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Department, along with Family Connection and the Alzheimer’s Association, will be hosting a Safety and Wandering Training for family with elderly parents who suffer from dementia. The event is Tuesday, March 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the Dixie Harn Community Center located at 91 Lanier Street in Pembroke.
This event will launch the Project Lifesaver program in Bryan County.
Applications and information will be available. Families and caregivers can enroll their loved ones by contacting Wendy Sims at 653.3824.
For more information, please contact Bryan County Sheriff’s Department at 653.3800 or Project Lifesaver International at 1-877-580-LIFE (5433) or

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