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Community announcements for Sept. 12
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Church meeting
The South Bryan Christian Clergy Fellowship meets the second Tuesday of each month.
Pastors gather for lunch, mutual encouragement, and brainstorming on shared community projects.
The meeting on Sept. 14 begins at 11:30 at the Upper Crust Restaurant, 1702 U.S. Highway 17.
Clergy from all denominations are welcomed.
For more information, call Greg Gillispie, (912) 756-2339.

Library closed
The Richmond Hill Public Library will be closed all day on Tuesday, Sept. 14, so that the staff may attend the Staff Development Workshop at Statesboro Regional Public Libraries.

Northside Baptist Church, located at 458 W.E. Smith Rd., Pembroke, will host a revival from Sept.12-15.
Sunday services will be: 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Sunday Worship and 6 p.m. Evening Worship. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m.
Evangelist Max Dawson will be the guest preacher.
For more information call 653-3088 or go to

Christian play
The play, "The Trumpets and The Candles," a serious Christian comedy by Gwendolyn Greene, will be presented on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at Gospel Truth Bible Clinic, 362 Wade Carter Road, Ellabell. Admission is free. Everyone is invited, so don’t miss this God inspired play.

Food donations

September is Hunger Action Month. Help the one in six Americans struggling with hunger by dropping off canned goods and non-perishable donations to Palmer Chiropractic during business hours, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Palmer Chiropractic is located in Parker’s Square, 11400 Ford Ave., Richmond Hill.

Plantation tour
The Richmond Hill Historical Society is sponsoring a tour of the Ford Plantation from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 2.
Attendants will be picked up by trolley car from the Richmond Hill Museum grounds and taken to the Ford Plantation.
There will be a tour conductor on the trolley to present a commentary during the tour of the grounds and historic sites.
An afternoon reception will be held at the museum following the tour.
Tickets are $30 for historical society members and $35 for non-members. There are a limited number of tickets, which are on sale through the Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum.
For more information or to reserve space, please call (912)756-3697.

Free classes
Curves of Richmond Hill is offering free weight management classes at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11,  to teach its method for losing weight and raising metabolism.
Classes will be taught by Curves’ registered dietitian Nadia Rodman and facilitated by weight management coaches from Curves of Richmond Hill, through a series of DVDs that will alternate teaching with hands-on activities.
All classes are free to members and non-members.
For more information, contact Delene Broeckling at 912-756-6611 or

Fundraiser dinner

The August birth month of the Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring a fundraiser dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17-18 at the church.
Dinners include barbecue ribs, baked and fried chicken, potato salad, backbone rice, green beans and cornbread. Dinners are $10 and slabs of ribs are $20.
For more information, call 756-2412 or 727-2163.

Pumpkin Patch
Once again, it is time for the Richmond Hill Garden Club’s Pumpkin Patch. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park.
Proceeds are used to provide a yearly scholarship to a Richmond Hill senior who will be pursuing a horticulture-related career.
Proceeds also fund beautification projects, such as gardens at Henderson Park and Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Please call 727-5801 for further information.

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is seeking interested directors for fall season and future productions, including plays, musicals, dinner theater and other quality theatrical performances.
Applications for the fall season are due by Sept. 15. For more information, call Nikki at (949) 228-1094 or e-mail at

Sarcoidosis support

Learn how to cope with this medical mystery, and benefit from up to date information on physicians, natural foods and other health care professionals. Talk with others who have been coping with Sarcoidosis for many years.
The next meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at Candler Hospital Heart and Lung Building in Savannah, second floor, classroom 3.
The speaker will be Peter Brodhead of Brighter Day Natural Foods.
For more information, contact Lawrence Thompkins at 858-4433 or

Educators meeting

The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association meets the second Tuesday of the month.
This year’s first meeting is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Pembroke United Methodist Church.  
The meeting will include a brunch and a program on fall gardens by Bryan County Extension Agent Don Gardner.
All retired teachers are encouraged to attend.
For information, call Jean Owens in Pembroke at 653-4732, Jerry Swain in Claxton at 739-2686 or Esther Sexson in Richmond Hill at 727-3013.

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