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Community announcements for May 18
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Richmond Hill Girl Scout Troop 30417 is collecting items for the victims of the recent tornadoes 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.

4-H sale
Bryan County 4-H is holding a Boston butt sale Saturday. 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.

Ministry luncheon
The Savannah/Chatham Area Women’s Christian Ministry is having a “Let’s Celebrate Military” luncheon at noon May 25 at Carey Hilliard’s banquet room in Savannah.
Benny Curl with Byrd Cookie Co. will share a variety of ideas for eating and celebrating, and Angelisa Bryant of Savannah will provide musical entertainment.
The guest speaker is Joyce Stryker of Columbus who is the Stonecroft Ministries regional administrator for Christian Women’s Club. Her topic is “The Toughest Thing in Life to Learn is which Bridge to Cross and which to Burn.”
The cost of the event is $11.25, which is inclusive.
For luncheon reservations, call Betty at 925-3789 or Faye at 925-8192 or email Ginny at gedenfieldcccw@, Respond by May 23. Cancel if unable to attend.

Boston 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

Memorial observance
Richmond Hill will hold a Memorial Day observance at 11 a.m. May 30 in J.F. Gregory Park.
The observance will include various speakers, music and the laying of a wreath at the Veterans Monument. The public is invited.
For more information call Steve Scholar at 756-3851.

Hat fashion

The September birth month of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring a hat fashion show at 3 p.m. May 29 at the church, 16525 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill.
Ladies and men wishing to show off hats and caps should submit their name and description of hats and caps by Saturday to
For more information, call Deaconess Flora Brown at 236-5492.

Bible school

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will hold its Son Surf Beach Bash vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jun 5-9 at the church at 12965 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
Register online at, or for more information, call 351-7729.

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