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Community announcements for March 19
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Richmond Hill Primary School will begin kindergarten registration on today for children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1.
Kindergarten Orientation will be at 5 p.m. today in the RHPS multi-purpose room.  After a short welcome, attendees will be invited to visit a kindergarten classroom.  
Parents and guardians can register that evening in the media center. Registration will also be open from 9-11 a.m. each day thereafter.  
Parents and guardians will need required items, such as immunization records, exam forms, Social Security card, birth certificate, proof of custody and proof of residency, to register their child:  
For more information, please call 912-459-5080.

Ride for Pride
The Red Knights Ride for Pride fundraiser is set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Registration is at Harley Davidson store near Highway 204 and I-95. The first motorcycle/car leaves at 10 a.m., the last leaves at 11:30 a.m.
A poker hand is $15 with additional hands for $5. The ride ends in Richmond Hill.
Funds raised will benefit the Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Epilepsy support
The Richmond Hill Epilepsy support group will have its first meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Richmond Hill Public Library. For more information, visit

Free screenings
Memorial Health University Physicians will have free diabetes screenings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Richmond Hill Family Practice on Highway 17.
No appointment is necessary. Free blood glucose checks, risk assessment and diabetes information will be available.
For more information, call 912-350-7020.

Plant exchange
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will host its annual Plant Exchange from 10 a.m. to noon April 12 at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion.  
Each person attending is asked to bring as many plants as possible to swap with others or simply to give away.  Those who don’t have plants to swap are still encouraged to come, meet members and learn about the garden club, trade expert advice about plants, and take home plants new to them.  There are always extras to share.
All types of plants are welcome:  vegetable seedings, annuals, perennials, bulbs, landscape shrubs, trees and houseplants.

Scout fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 527 will have its annual barbecue fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. May 3 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
Meals will include half a barbecued chicken, potato salad, green beans, a roll and tea for $9. Tickets need to be purchased in advance, and Scouts will be going door to door in South Bryan neighborhoods.
The fundraiser will help send Scouts to summer camp in July at the Blue Ridge Reservation in Virginia and possibly the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.
For more information or to purchase tickets, email

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