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Community announcements for May 12
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Richmond Hill Girl Scout Troop 30417 is collecting items for the victims of the recent tornados in Alabama.
There will be a drop box available until May 21 at New Beginnings Community Church on Hwy. 144 at the Buckhead North subdivision.
The troop will also be on hand from 1 to 4 p.m. May 21 to collect donations, all of which will go to help those in need in Alabama.
All donations will be greatly appreciated. Items that are needed include toiletries, diapers, wipes, baby formula, blankets, clothes, etc.
For more information, call (912) 445-0522 or (912) 432-6396.

Item collection
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
Items needed include tarps, charcoal, baby supplies, blankets, flashlights, nonperishable foods, personal products and anything else that can be distributed to help those who have lost everything.
A drop-off site is located at the pavilion directly behind the trailer. The church is at 16491 Ford Ave.
For more information call Jean Smith at 727-2589 or the church at 727-2650.

Library meeting
The Bryan County Library Board will meet at 5 p.m. today at the Richmond Hill Public Library. This meeting is open to the public.

Test market survey
Right Direction Credit Restoration will be conducting a survey from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Quality Inn Midtown, 7100 Abercorn St., Savannah, and is offering $5 to those who participate.
The survey is to determine if individuals or business owners in Chatham, Bryan and surrounding counties who have purchased or are looking to purchase a credit restoration program would be interested in learning how to restore his/her credit themselves.  Participants must be 18 years or older, and each will be rewarded $5 per survey. The survey is limited to two participants per household, and participants must have valid ID.
There will also be door prize giveaways, as well as restoration workshops.

4-H sale
Bryan County 4-H is holding a Boston butt sale May 21. Pickup locations will be First Baptist Church in Richmond Hill from 9 a.m. to noon and Pembroke Pharmacy from 10 a.m. to noon. 
Advance tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the 4-H Office in Pembroke, 131 N. College St., or in Richmond Hill by calling 572-2929. A 4-H’er from the neighborhood may also be selling tickets. Boston butts can also be purchased the day of the sale. 
Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward the cost of activities such as camps, conference and competition events for local 4-H’ers.

Butt sale
Purchase a Boston butt for $20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27 at the Richmond Hill Senior Center at 185 Ball Park Road.
All proceeds will benefit the Richmond Hill Senior Center. Pre-order ASAP by calling Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 or emailing

Scouts sale

Boy Scouts Venture Crew 400 will host a baby back rib roast from 3 to 6 p.m. May 28 at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church at 12965 Hwy. 144.
The cost is $25 for a slab of ribs or a Boston butt.
Call 756-7268 to pre-order.

Dolphin Project

The Dolphin Project is hosting a dolphin program and training workshop from 10 a.m.- noon May 28 in the Mercer Auditorium at Memorial Health University Medical Center’s Hoskins Education Center.
The project is in need of skippers with boats, photographers with 300mm lenses on their cameras and team leaders and assistants to record the data.
For more information, go to or contact Peach at (912) 657-3927 or

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