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Community announcements for March 28
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Relay for Life events
Forever Grateful is having a Car Wash at Papa's Pizza located in Ways Station on Saturday, March 27 from 10 to 2 p.m. Come out and support Relay For Life of Richmond Hill! Free slice of pizza for every occupant in the car being washed!!
Cedar Animal Hospital is holding a Paws for a Cause Event on Saturday, March 27 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.. To register early, stop by Cedar Animal Hospital.
Galbreath Gals... Easter Photos with Patti Todd Photography on March 27 and March 28!
Chamber Buck-A-Roos is having a yardsale on March 27 at the parking lot of the Crossroads Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you would like to donate any items, large or small, please contact Laura Evans at 756-5113 or Carolyn Thompson at 756-7306. Click here to download the flyer.
Bryan County Emergency Services is having a Yardsale and Car Wash on March 27 in front of the Courthouse in Richmond Hill. The yardsale will be from 7 a.m. to noon and the Car Wash will be from noon to 3 p.m. Please call Jodie at 661-0592 for more information.
Hill-Billies for a Cure is having a Yardsale/Bake Sale on March 27th at Mulberry Court off Hwy. 144 (turn at Cedar Street).

Spouse's night out

First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill’s Military Spouse’s Night Out April 16 from  6-9:30 p.m. It is open to any military, church member or not, deployed or not. Enjoy an evening out while your children, from babies to 5th grade, have a fun filled evening designed just for them.
There is no charge. To RSVP call the church office at 756-2196.

Yard sale for a cause
Bryan County Emergency Services will be hosting a yard sale on March 27 from 7 a.m.-noon. A car wash will be conducted from noon-3 p.m. The sale will be in front on the Bryan County Courthouse Annex on Ford Avenue (Hwy. 144) in Richmond Hill. All proceeds are for the EMS Relay for Life team. Anyone who would like to donate items for the sale or to make a monetary donation to the team, please contact Jodie Jernigan at (912) 445-0411 or  

Easter Cantata
Easter Cantata presented by Richmond Hill United Methodist Church The music ministry team of Richmond Hill United Methodist Church invite you to our annual Lenten cantata, "The Lenten Sketches," on March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.  "The Lenten Sketches" consists of six beautiful musical movements based on the last week of Jesus' life on earth.  Join the churchrecreating the sacred, solemn moments during the last week of Jesus' journey to the Cross.

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is hosting "The Robin Hood Ball: An Evening in Sherwood Forest" on Saturday, April 10 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center. There will be music, dancing, a raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $65. Sponsors are sought. The Ball is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Proceeds go to help the community, fund scholarships and international charity initiatives. For more information call Tina Eberlein at 884-3726 or email her at the

FOL 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. Save any large items until after April 4, as there is minimal storage space at the library.

Faith Harvest event

Faith Harvest Sanctuary will present a live re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 3, 12-4 p.m. The event will take place across the street from the “Old Hilltop” on Hwy. 280, Ellabell.


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.

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


MOPS 1st Annual Business Expo is Saturday, May 1 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill. There will also be face painting and a bouncy house to keep the kids busy. If you know with a business that would like to participate contact Lori Harrison at 704-616-0968 or

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.
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 a.m. for pickup. OMI anticipates three 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.

GOP qualifying
The Bryan County Republican Party qualifying period for candidates for the 2010 election is from April 26 at 9 a.m. until April 30 at noon.  There are a number of positions open on the Bryan County Commisison and Board of Education. Qualifying fees are $45 for the County Commission and $18 for BoE. For more information call Larry Barker, Bryan County GOP chairman, at 756-5942 or email him at

Historical Society
On Thursday, April 1, at 7 p.m.  in the Richmond Hill Museum,  the Richmond Hill Historical Society presents author Mark Finlay discussing his research on the Rubber Industry on the coast of Georgia.  In the 1930’s and 1940’s experiments using alternative sources for producing rubber were carried out in Richmond Hill and Bryan County. In the Richmond Hill Museum you will find examples of the products produced using golden rod, dog fennel, black gum trees, etc. The meeting is open and at no charge to members and the general public.  As always, donations are appreciated. Call the Richmond Hill Museum for more information at  756-3697.

Yard sale
What better use of the pavilion in J.F. Gregory Park, but to host a community yard sale?  During Georgia Cities Week, April 18-24, the City of Richmond Hill will host the First Annual Community Yard Sale under the pavilion on April 24 from 7 a.m. to noon.  Sellers must reserve a booth for $10 to ensure that the pavilion is cleaned.  Household items, clothes, furniture, vehicles, and more are welcomed.  A large turnout is expected because of the many activities that will be going on in the park on Saturday, April 24, to include the annual fishing derby, performance by the Richmond Hill Community Theater, and Operation Adoption sponsored by Coastal Pet Rescue. To reserve your space contact Jan at 756-6459.

Miss Georgia USA to speak
Miss Georgia USA Cassidy Lance will speak at Magnolia Manor on the Coast on Thursday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the main dining room. She will discuss her experiences of becoming Miss Georgia. Her appearance is part of Magnolia Manor’s Renaissance Lecture Series. The public is invited, but an RSVP is required. For more information or to RSVP call Jennifer Franks at 756-4300.

Model trains

The 21st Annual Savannah Model Railroad and Train Show is May 1-2 at the Sports Center at Armstrong Atlantic State University on Abercorn Street. Everyone is invited to "come experience the thrill of model railroading." General admission is $5, seniors get in for $4 and there is no charge for children under 12 with a parent. Military and their families also get in free. The event is from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on May 1 and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on May 2. The event is sponsored by Savannah model railroad club The Coastal Rail Buffs, Inc. 

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