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Community announcements for Oct. 18
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The Ellabell United Methodist Church will host its annual barbecue Sat., Oct. 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Barbecue pork and chicken plates will be available for $6.00. A bake sale and silent auction will also be held.

Fall Revival
Pembroke Christian Church will hold its annual Fall Revival at 6:30 p.m. each night Sunday through Thursday. Pete Wall will be the guest speaker.
For more information, please contact the church.

Relay meeting
Relay For Life of Richmond Hill will have a team meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the Richmond Hill City Center, and everyone is invited to attend.
Old Relay teams, as well as new teams, are encouraged to sign up. All teams that register before the Oct. 18 meeting will be entered into a drawing for a bag full of Relay goodies.  The winner will be announced at the meeting, and winners must be present to get the prize.
There will also be a pumpkin decorating contest, so bring a pumpkin decorated with a Relay or breast cancer awareness theme to win a prize. Tickets for the coming event fundraiser will also be available at the team meeting.
For more information or to RSVP, e-mail

Support group
The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Richmond Hill Public Library.  
Lynn Adams, author of “Parenting on the Autism Spectrum,” will be the guest speaker.  For more information, contact

Driving info
Savannah Technical College will host two information sessions for those interested in becoming commercial truck drivers.
The sessions are at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room 148 at the Liberty Campus, 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
Each session will include admission and financial aid information, entry testing and give prospective students an opportunity to have their questions answered in advance of class beginning Oct. 25.
To begin the admission process, students need to bring a photo ID. There is a $20 application fee. The CDL program is covered by the HOPE grant for eligible students.
For information about the Commercial Truck Driving program at the Liberty Campus, contact Student Affairs at (912) 408-3024.

Ceremony changed

The Richmond Hill High School National Honor Society induction ceremony scheduled for Oct. 19 has been changed.
The ceremony will instead be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 9 in the RHHS cafeteria.

Story time
Pembroke Public Library will be having a story time at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, at the library. We will be reading Halloween stories and also coloring Halloween pictures. It will be geared toward toddler and pre-school ages.
For more information, please call the Pembroke Library at 653-2822.

Public Safety Day

The Bryan County Fire Department, in conjunction with the Bryan County Firefighters Association, will hold the annual Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, in the parking lot of Publix on Hwy. 144 south of Richmond Hill.
There will also be a silent auction on items from local businesses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds got to the Terry Nielsen fund.
Come support local firefighters and a great cause.
For more information, call 655-0464.

Fall festival
First Baptist Church of Blitchton will have its fall festival from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at 5204 Highway 80, Blitchton.
Come out for a chili cook-off, hot dogs, hayride, games, prizes, candy, cakewalk and lots of other fun stuff.

Lantern tour
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will hold its annual Candle Lantern Tour from 7-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the park south of Richmond Hill.
Come tour the fort by candlelight and see Civil War soldiers going through their nightly duties. Be sure to stay with your tour guide or you may be captured as a spy. No flashlights please.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3.50 for children.
For more information, call 727-2339.

Calling all runners and walkers. Come support the Mission Project 3 (MP3) of First Baptist Church in their fundraising event for the Romanian Mission Trip at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 23 in J.F. Gregory Park.
This will be a family event with bouncy houses and fun at the park. Childcare will be available for runners and volunteers. Please RSVP, as availability is first come, first served.
For more information visit

Casting call

The department of Film and Television at the Savannah College of Art and Design announces an open casting call for more than 40 short films to be produced in early 2011.
The casting call is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Adler Hall, 532 Indian St. in Savannah.
All ages and ethnicities are encouraged to attend. No stage or film experience is necessary. Please bring head shot and resume if applicable. Speaking and non-speaking roles are available for a diverse range of actors.
For more information please call (912) 525-6468.

Trick or treat
Halloween may fall on a Sunday this year, but city officials are encouraging kids to go door to door on Saturday, Oct. 30, instead.
In Richmond Hill, Halloween will be celebrated from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 30 within the city limits.
In Pembroke, Halloween will be celebrated from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30 within the city limits. There will be other events sponsored by the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce, including a pumpkin carving contest, and also a Halloween party at the teen center.
For more information, call Richmond Hill City Hall at 756-3345, Pembroke City Hall at 653-4417 or Bryan County Administration at 653-3839.

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