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Community announcements for Nov. 6
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The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Southern Image Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
All retired teachers are encouraged to attend.
For information, call Jean Owens (Pembroke) 653-4732, Jerry Swain (Claxton) 739-2686 or Esther Sexson (Richmond Hill) 727-3013.

Library closings
The Richmond Hill Public Library will be closed for a staff workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. The library will open that day from 2 to 7 p.m.
The library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.

Veterans program
Lanier Primary School would like to extend an invitation to the community for a special veterans program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, in the multi-purpose room. The program will be hosted by the LPS gifted education students.  
All veterans and their families are urged to attend this program, which will feature tributes to American veterans and service members. Each veteran in attendance will receive recognition.  
Please call Lanier Primary School at 626-5020 for additional information or details.
Coalition meeting

The monthly meeting of the Bryan County Drug Free Coalition will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the EOC Building on Hwy. 204.  The agenda will include plans for the coming year.
A Finance Committee Meeting will be held at 9:15 a.m. at the same place and date.
Food pantry
The Mobile Food Pantry will be at Gospel Truth Bible Clinic, 362 Wade Carter Road, Ellabell from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
This food pantry is available for low-income, elderly, disabled or unemployed people, as well as those at risk.
For more information, call (912) 858-3390.

Art exhibit
Arts on the Coast Association will have its Fall Art Exhibit and Artists’ Reception from Thursday Nov. 19 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The opening reception will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, and the juried exhibit will feature current works by association members. There will be free refreshments and a cash bar, as well as a chance to win an artist print.
The exhibit will be on display between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Nov. 19. The exhibit is sponsored by the Wilderman Group, Leahy Art Gallery, Midway Galler and Utrecht Art Supply.

BBQ fundraiser

The annual Smith Reunion Center Barbecue will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.
Plates will sell for $6 each and will include pork, Brunswick stew, potato salad, bread and dessert.
Please come and join us for good food and good fellowship.

Church bazaar

The Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will have its annual Barbecue, Bazaar and Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the church, 9050 Ford Ave. The free event will include hams, Boston butt, ribs chopped ham, potato salad, apples and more. There will also be entertainment, fellowship and a chance to do some holiday shopping at the bazaar, featuring handmade items, and a silent auction of donated items from merchants and individuals in Richmond Hill and the surrounding area.
Meal tickets and pre-orders of hams, Boston butts, whole racks of ribs, quarts of potato salad and apples are available for advanced purchase. Order forms can be found at and e-mailed to, faxed to 756-4610 or mailed to RHUMC at P.O. Box 1480, Richmond Hill, Ga. 31324. Order forms may also be dropped off at the church office.
Chopped ham will be available by the pound and barbecue sauce by the quart and gallon on the day of the auction.  All pre-orders must be picked up by 3 p.m. the day of the event.

Golf tourney

Pembroke Christian Church will hold its fourth annual Robert “Red” Bowers Golf Tournament at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Black Creek Golf Course.
The cost is $300 per team of four and $100 for hole sponsors. Lunch will be served at 11:30 for participants.
For more information call 653-2457.

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