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Community announcements for May 24
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Gospel Truth Bible Clinic, 362 Wade Carter Road in Ellabell, will host a special Crusade for Christ Celebration today at 11:30 a.m. Melvin Greene will be the guest speaker. There will be music spiritual, natural food, praise dancing and more. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.

Vacation Bible School
First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill presents Vacation Bible School, “Saddle Ridge Ranch” Sunday, June 6 through Thursday, June 10 from 6-9 p.m. nightly. Free dinner available from 5:15-5:45 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Family night is June 11 at 6 p.m. with a  mechanical bull for ages 3 and up. For questions or to register your child online, go to or call 756-2196.

Youth Revival

The Pembroke Christian Church, located on Hwy. 280, will be hosting a Youth Revival beginning Sunday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 25. It will begin each night at 7 p.m.   Guest speaker is Lee Christianson. Music will be performed by Leon Stalls and Redeemer's Reign. Everyone is invited to attend.

Dream home
The whole family is invited to the St. Jude  dream home house today from noon until 5 p.m. Free tours will be given of the 2,891 square foot, four bedroom home in the Richmond Hill Plantation at Sterling Links. Only 6,000 $100 tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway are available. The home will be given away on June 13. For more information visit or call 1-800-4830. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Come join the fun at St. Elizabeth's Mission Around the World VBS. June 13-16 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. nightly at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 16491 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill. Dinner will be provided. Contact  803-243-3603 or for further information.

Bible school

Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will set sail for the high seas during the its annual vacation Bible school set for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 12-16 at RHUMC, 9050 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill United Methodist Church's vacation Bible school is free and open to any entering pre-school child through entering fifth-graders.
Kids will feel the sea spray on their face as sails snap overhead. They’ll experience the deep rolling waters of God’s love. It’s easily the best time they will have all summer. Don’t miss the ship -- register now to be a part of this High Seas Expedition VBS!
For more information and to register visit  or call 912.756.6148.

Movie Night
Pembroke Christian Church will host a free outdoor motivational football themed movie on Saturday, May 29. The movie will start at approximately 9 p.m. (at dark). Come early and enjoy fellowship and music. There is no admission fee. Please bring chairs and/or blankets. The church is located downtown Pembroke next to the First Bank of Coastal Georgia. Coke and popcorn will be available.

Thrift store
St. Elizabeth’s Attic--Thrift and Gift Store is now open and has jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, children’s toys and games.
It is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon. All proceeds are donated to local charities. The store is located at 16491 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill, phone 727-2664.

Gospel singing
Saved by Grace will sing and celebrate Jesus Christ at Corinth Baptist Church, 19536 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill, on Sunday May 30, 2010, at 6:30 p.m.  Finger foods will be served afterwards in the fellowship hall.
Everyone is invited

Junior Rangers

Fort McAllister State Historic Park will offer Junior Ranger Summer Camp June 14-19 and June 28 -- July 2 for children ages 8 to 12. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The cost of the camp is $70 per child.
Activities will include nature walks, arts and crafts, games, wildlife lessons, canoeing, nature scavenger hunts and much more. Call 727–2339 for registration and information. The deadline to register for the week of June 14 is June 9, and June 28 for the week of June 23. The participation is limited to 20 campers for each week.
Fort McAllister is located at 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.

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. For more information email

Fishing derby
The Richmond Hill Exchange Club will hold its 20th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 5 at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery. Registration begins at noon. The derby is limited to children ages 15 and under, with awards for children 12 and under. All children will be eligible for door prizes.
Participants should bring fishing poles and bait and be ready to fish. A limited amount of bait will be provided by The Exchange Club, and a limited number of fishing poles will be provided by the state Department of Natural Resources. Ponds will be stocked with catfish. Entry forms, flyers, press releases, and other information are available at

Miner League Reds 9U Travel Baseball team is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, May 22, at the Bryan County Annex (old courthouse building).  The team will be having a garage sale and a car wash to help raise money for their upcoming trip to the NIT Tournament held in Atlanta in June.  Stop by and get your car washed while you shop the sale and help support the baseball team.


A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston’s office will be in Bryan County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during an upcoming Congressional “Day Office.”  Trish DePriest will be available on from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 20, at Richmond Hill City Hall. For more information, contact Congressman Kingston’s representative, Trish DePriest at 352-0101.

Dolphin Project
Love dolphins? Join our research volunteers. The Dolphin Project offers a dolphin program and training workshop at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah - Solmes Hall, at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5. This event lasts about two hours. The group needs skippers with boats, photographers with 300mm lenses on their cameras and team leaders to record the data. TDP is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of wild estuarine Bottlenose dolphins for over 20 years.
For information check the website at or contact

Memorial Day

The city of Richmond Hill will host a Memorial Day observance at 11 a.m. Friday, May 28, in J.F. Gregory Park next to the veterans monument. Representatives from local veterans organizations will speak at the ceremony. Special guest speaker will be Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips, deputy commanding general - rear and senior commander, 3rd Infantry Division. All are welcome to attend to honor those veterans who died while serving their community and country.

The Bryan County 4-H Club reaches nearly 1,000 young people in Bryan County each month with learning activities such as club meetings, camps, public speaking events, judging and competition teams, community service and citizenship opportunities.  All of these activities make 4-H the largest youth program in the country. Your help is needed to assist with the funding of these activities. All money used to support educational programs through 4-H must be raised through fund-raisers or donations from the generous people of Bryan County. For more information go
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