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Community announcements for May 2
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A bone-marrow registration will be held at Winn Army Community Hospital from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday in Patriot Auditorium. The registration drive is to help a member of the DoD family, a 2 ½-year-old girl with leukemia and celiac disease.
Anyone who is active-duty military, their immediate family members, civil-service employees, Coast Guard, National Guard and Drilling Reservists ages 18-60 in good health may participate. A mouth swab and a consent form is all that is required from each participant. Everything is free.
For more information, call (912) 435-6721 or 1-800-MARROW-3 or go to

Barbecue sale
Bryan Masonic Lodge will have a barbecue butt sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7 at the lodge at 33 Bass St., Richmond Hill. Butts are $25.
For more information or to preorder, call 660-2438.

Children’s drama
The Children’s Drama Ministry will present “Down by the Creek Bank,” at 7 p.m. May 11 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, 9050 Ford Ave.
The event is free, and the public also is invited to a 5:45 p.m. dinner. The cost is $5 per adult, $3 per child and a maximum of $15 per family.
For more information or to make reservations, call 756-2190.

Free screening
The Georgia Skin and Cancer Clinic will offer a free melanoma screening from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13 at 900 Mohawk St. in Savannah. Each participant will receive a ticket to be entered in a drawing.
Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-599-0067.

Canoe trips
Fort King George will conduct canoe trips on the majestic Altamaha River at 9 a.m. on May 7 and 21.
The first trip will take place at Barrington Lake, the location of historic Fort Barrington in the Revolutionary Era, ancient beach dunes and centuries-old tupelo and willow swamps. The second trip will run from Miller Lake, down the Altamaha, and take out at Barrington Lake. Visitors will pass by historic bluffs, one of which was home to famous Georgian Mary Musgrove in the colonial era.
Both trips last about three hours and will involve guided natural and historical interpretation.
The cost is $25 per person and includes canoes, paddles and life jackets. Visitors should bring their own snacks, sunscreen and bug spray. Meet at Fort King George Historic Site Museum.
For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or go to

Toastmasters of Richmond Hill is looking for new members. Come develop communication skills every week from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Fridays on the second floor of Magnolia Manor at 141 Timber Trail Road.
This organization is great for professionals or individuals looking to improve interviewing skills, public speaking and listening skills, and leadership skills.
For more information call Howard Rush at 459-1100 or Danielle Foley at 756-3444.

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