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Community announcements for March 16
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The Bryan County Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pembroke Public Library. The meeting is open to the public.

Donate gear
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association is collecting gently used sporting equipment of all types until March 23.
Donations of balls, bats, gloves, helmets, shin guards, bat bags, cleats and more can be dropped off at the Richmond Hill Recreation Department off Timber Trail Road.
The RHRA will also be at the Ultimate Yard Sale on March 26 at G.W. Carver Elementary School. Proceeds from the day will benefit RHRA’s athletic hardship.

Military dinner
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church is hosting a “We Care” military appreciation dinner for active duty, Guard, Reserve, retired and veteran military from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
The church is starting a military ministry with support groups, dinners and seminars to help enhance the physical, material and spiritual needs of the military in the community.
For more information, call 727-0110.

Car wash
What’s the Scoop Cafe in Richmond Hill will host team Magnolia Manor’s car wash fundraising event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
The cost is $5 per car, and all donations will benefit Relay For Life. What’s the Scoop will donate 10 percent of all sales during the event to support Magnolia Manor’s Relay For Life team.
For more information, call 756-4300.

Relay meeting
Relay For Life of Richmond Hill invites all cancer survivors and caregivers to join in for free food, live entertainment and more at 6:30 p.m. March 24 at the Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
For more information or to RSVP, call 547-1936 or e-mail

Car show
Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host a Hot Rods and Cool Cats car show extravagana from 9 to 2 p.m. March 26 at the facility on Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill. 
The hot rods are provided by the Over The Hill Gang. This event will be a blast from the past for the entire family with lots of entertainment, including a karaoke contest, hula-hoop contest, Best ‘50s Attire contest as well as cornhole, face painting, bounce houses for the kids and fun food.

Ultimate sale
George Washington Carver Elementary will host its first Treasurers on the Hill Ultimate Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to noon March 26 in the school parking lot. 
Space and advertising will be provided. To reserve a space stop by Carver Elementary at 476 Frances Meeks Way to complete a space reservation form.
The cost is $25 for two spaces; $40 for three spaces; and $50 for premium (undercover) spaces. Spaces are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and must be reserved no later than Friday.  Individuals, churches and businesses are welcome.

Initial sermon
Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church will present Sister Mary E. Mitchell in her initial sermon at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 16525 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill.
For more information, call 727-2163 or e-mail

Onion sale
American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke is taking orders for Vidalia onions to support post activities.
Onions are sold in 10 pounds for $8 or 25 pounds for $15, and deliveries will be made late April to early May. The onions are from Ray Farms and are certified by the state as genuine Vidalia onions.
For more information or to place an order, call 653-4958, 653-7970 or 842-9418.

Burnout recovery
The Hospitality Ministry of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church will host a Burnout Recovery Get-Together at 4 p.m. March 26 at the church fellowship hall, 16525 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill to collect donations of household items, monetary gifts and prayers.
The event will benefit the family of Jamaine Mims, the eldest son of Deacon Fredrick and the Rev. Vivian C. Hart. Mims, his wife Melissa and their three children lost everything in a fire that destroyed their home and almost all of their belongings.
For more information, call the church at 727-2163.

Relay Night
Relay For Life of Richmond Hill will have a Relay Night from 5 to 8 p.m. March 29 at the McDonald’s Restaurant on Hwy. 144 near Publix.
Ronald McDonald will be available for autographs, and kids can enter to win prizes.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Civility Bowling at (912) 547-1936 or

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