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Community announcements for Oct. 2
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Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church invites the public to the first Harvest Day Service to be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the church in Richmond Hill.
The speaker for the occasion will be Minister Terrence C. Riley of Fairmount Baptist Church in Savannah.

Guest speaker
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will have a presentation on Revolutionary War and Its Relevancy Today at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Richmond Hill Museum.
Capt. Jonathan Fields will be speaking on the Revolutionary War in Coastal Georgia and his experiences as a Revolutionary War re-enactor.
The Historical Society welcomes the general public and all society members to the monthly lecture series.
For more information, call 756-3697.

Quilting class?
Common Threads knit and crochet group is considering launching a quilting class and will have an organizational meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Richmond Hill Public Library.
Experienced quilters are invited to the meeting to help work out the details.
For more information, e-mail

Poker run

American Legion Post 164 Pembroke and Legion Riders will sponsor a Poker Run on Saturday, Oct. 16. The run will form at the Post home in Pembroke and terminate at Hart’s Tavern in Lanier. First bike out at 9 a.m., last bike out at 10 a.m.; last bike in at 2 p.m. The route is 100 miles long. Licensed riders only.
The best hand wins $200 and the worst hand $50. Numerous door prizes will be drawn for and a light lunch and one poker hand will be included in the entry fee of $20. Extra hand or rider will be $5. There will be a 50/50 drawing also.
Come join them for a nice country ride, rain or shine. For more information, call BJ Clark at (912) 653-4958; Walt Myers at (912) 655-2906; Joe Lewis at (912) 842-9418; or Ernie Mitchell at (912) 653-7970.

Boston butts
The Bryan Masonic Lodge No. 303 will hold its annual fall Boston butt and dinner sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8.
Dinners will be $6 and butts will be $20.
For more information, call 756-7632

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

Welcome packets
When single soldiers return from deployment, it takes a few days before their belongs are removed from storage. The Military Ministry at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill is teaming up with Consumed (Friday night worship) to provide them with items they will need during this waiting period.
Donations of travel-size shampoo, soap, detergent, hand sanitizer, razors, toothbrushes, toothpaste, small Bibles/devotionals and more are being accepted. This is a way to say “thank you” for their service.
Items can be dropped off at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill office Monday through Thursday from 8-6 p.m.
For more information, call  756-2196.

Pageant deadline
The deadline for applications for the Evans County Forestry Pageant is Oct. 23, with no exceptions.
The pageant will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 13 at Claxton Middle School.
For more information or to request and application, please contact Crystal Massey at or Brandy Foskey at

Clergy Fellowship
The South Bryan Christian Clergy Fellowship meets at 11:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Upper Crust Restaurant on Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill.
Pastors gather for lunch, mutual encouragement and brainstorming on shared community projects. Clergy from all denominations are welcomed.
For more information, call Greg Gillispie, (912) 756-2339.

Family reunion
The descendants of Jim B. Weathers and Nancy Alice Boyett Weathers will hold a family reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Antioch Baptist Church, Daisy, Ga. (old Hwy. 250 South), from 11 a.m. until.
Bring a covered dish and come enjoy great food and fellowship.

Rec basketball
Registration for youth basketball will be this week at Richmond Hill Recreation Association.
Online registration for $60 will be held from Friday, Oct. 1-24, for ages 5-18 as of Dec. 31, 2010. Late registration for $75 will be Oct. 25-31. Evaluations will be Nov. 6-11; practice will be Nov. 16 through Dec. 19; and the season will be Jan. 8 through March. 10, 2011.
For more information or to register, visit; call 756-4075; or stop by the Richmond Hill Recreation Gym at 508 Timber Trail.

Find out everything you need to know about buying a home in today’s market, including tips from a home inspector, an explanation of real estate contracts from a lawyer, advice about sorting through home choices from a sales manager and credit and mortgage advice from a banker, at a free seminar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Jewish Educational Alliance.
The seminar is free to the public, and light refreshments will be served.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Lori Combs at (912) 234-3323 or
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