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Community announcements for Oct. 27
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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.

Pet costume contest
PawParazzi in Richmond Hill will hold a pet costume contest beginning Tuesday, Oct. 26, and all proceeds will go toward a new Boy Scout Explorer Post for veterinary sciences at Richmond Hill High School.
Bring your costumed pet to PawParazzi starting Tuesday, Oct. 26, to get pictures taken for the contest. Then friends and family members can vote for their favorite costume just by using their change – one penny equals one vote. The costume receiving the most votes wins the grand prize.  
On Saturday, Oct. 30, Boy Scouts and High School teams will show their talents at a carnival at PawParazzi, 11250 Ford Ave., Richmond Hill, GA starting at noon. Local celebrity judges will also pick costumes based on their choices. All winners will receive prizes. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m.

Book fair
Carver Elementary PTSO will host the Scholastic Book Fair from Wednesday, Oct. 27, through Monday, Nov.1. The fair is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will have a wide range of books – something for all ages.
The PTSO will host Family Night at 6 p.m. Nov. 1, and everyone is encouraged to come and share the evening with friends in the community. Listen to the G.W. Carver Chorus perform, purchase a sandwich from Chick-fil-A and shop the book fair. The book fair will remain open until 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 only.
Don’t miss a great opportunity to purchase some early Christmas gifts.

Blood drive

A community blood drive will be held from 1-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Pembroke United Methodist Church social hall, 102 North College St.
Participate in donating blood or platelets between now and Dec. 31 and enter a drawing to win one of two pairs of roundtrip Delta Air Lines tickets.
For more information, call 1-800-733-2767 or go online to

Costume party
Richmond Hill Senior Center will host a Halloween costume party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the center, 185 Ball Park Road.
There will be lunch and games provided, in addition to the costume contest.
For more information, e-mail or call 756-2783.

Fall festival

Trinity Baptist Church will have a barbecue and Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1805 Cartertown Road, Richmond Hill
Come out for games, food, hay rides and family fun.

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.
Parents may also bring the kids to Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill for trick-or-treating this weekend.
Residents will be passing out candy in the lower lobby of the facility on Timber Trail Road from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
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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