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Community announcements for Oct. 17
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Job fair: The Development Authority of Bryan County, the city of Pembroke and the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair from 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the J.D. Harn Community Center at 91 Lanier St., Pembroke.
The event will allow residents of Bryan County and the surrounding areas the chance to learn about job opportunities with industries in Bryan County. Participating industries include Matson Logistics, Savannah Global Solutions, CZM Foundation Equipment, Daniel Defense and Blue Bell Ice Cream.
For more information, call 653-4967.

Living will program
Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host a dinner program on the importance of advanced planning in health care decisions at 6 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia Manor on Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill.
The program, presented by Medical Infusions Technology, is based on “Five Wishes,” a popular living will that is easy to understand and helps start the conversation of care in times of serious illness.
Attendees will receive a copy of the publication and will watch a short video on how to complete a living will. The program and dinner are free.
For more information or to RSVP, call 756-4300.

Lantern tour
Fort McAllister will hold a candle lantern tour from 7-8 p.m. Saturday at the state historic park in Richmond Hill.
Visitors will have the chance to tour the fort by candlelight and see Civil War re-enactors going through their nightly routines. Visitors who stray from the tour group just might be captured as a spy.
The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.75 for children. No flashlights allowed.
For reservations, call 727-2339.

Old-Time Barbecue
Ellabell United Methodist Church’s annual Old-Time Barbecue will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 3113 Highway 204 in Ellabell.
Menu includes: pork, chicken, potato salad, snap beans, stew, bread, extra sauce and tea. The cost of each plate is $7, and cakes, pies, cookies and other home-cooked sweets will be for sale. There also will be a silent auction and yard sale.

Cemetery dedication
The Pembroke City Council will hold a dedication service for Northside Cemetery renovations at 4 p.m. Sunday at the center court of the cemetery.
Renovations, which began in 2011, include new fencing with capped brick columns, paving, new signage, lighting, pavers and benches. The project was primarily paid for by more than $145,000 in special purpose local option sales tax funds. Private donations were also contributed.

Life Teen
St. Anne Catholic Church holds Life Teen Mass at 5:30 p.m. every first and third Sunday at 10550 Ford Ave. The next will be Sunday.
Life Teen is designed to deal with the issues facing today’s teenagers.
For more information, email or call 756-3343.  

Pumpkin Patch Party
Ellabell United Methodist Church will host a Pumpkin Patch Party from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26, at the church.
Activities will include hay rides, a cake walk, arts and craft sales, football toss, pumpkin roll, face painting and more. There will also be hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and free prizes.
The event is free and open to all ages. Visitors are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

Freeman Project fundraiser
Pride Pools will host its second annual Big Green Egg Fest/Cook-off fundraiser from 11 a.m-3 p.m.  Oct. 27 at 11 Gateway Blvd. S in the Savannah Festival Outlet Center.
Proceeds from the event will benefit “The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace,” an initiative inspired by Richmond Hill native Marine Capt. Matthew Freeman, who was killed in action in 2009 in Afghanistan.
The judging for the cook off will take place at 1 p.m. and prizes will be awarded immediately after.

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