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Community announcements for Sept. 19
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The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Public Library. The guest speaker is from Horsin’ Around, a therapeutic horseback riding program.
For more information, contact

Public hearing
A public hearing on the proposed Plantation Village development is at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Richmond Hill City Hall prior to the City Council’s regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The revised master plan for Plantation Village, which includes 112 acres in Richmond Hill Plantation on Hwy. 144 past Timber Trail Road, allows for single- and multifamily residential and commercial uses. The property is zoned PD-2, planned development.

Day office
A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston’s office will be in Bryan County to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a congressional “day office” set for 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Richmond Hill City Hall at 40 Richard Davis Drive.
“We hold these ‘day offices’ throughout the district to make it more convenient for citizens who may find it difficult to get to one of my offices,” Kingston said. “I hope residents Bryan County will stop by and speak to Trish DePriest if they need help or just want to express their concerns.”

Trolley tour
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will host a trolley tour of The Ford Plantation from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24.
The tour begins at the Richmond Hill Museum, and a guide will ride along, pointing out significant historical sites and buildings within The Ford Plantation.
After the tour is complete, guests will return to the Richmond Hill Museum, where a reception of light refreshments will be available.
As an added bonus, a display of local artists’ original work depicting “Disappearing Lifestyles on Bryan Neck” and the Bailey Carpenter Barbershop, a historic Ford building recently relocated to the museum’s campus, will be open.
Tickets are $20 for Historical Society members and $35 for non-members. Call 756-3697 for more information or stop by the museum on Hwy. 144 East.

Fall Festival
Richmond Hill Elementary and G.W. Carver Elementary schools will host a Fall Festival from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24 on the school campuses.
Activities will include games, rides, a human hamster ball, a rock wall, face painting and much more. The principals have agreed to make an appearance in the dunking booth.
Proceeds from the festival will be used to fund playground equipment for the schools.

Arts picnic
Arts on the Coast Association is having its annual family picnic from 4-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at Fort McAllister State Historic Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road. Admission, parking and playground use are free.
Arts on the Coast and/or community musicians will provide entertainment, and a display of members’ artwork will be featured.
Bring a picnic basket with food and drinks for your group. There also will be a table-decorating contest.
For more information, call Tina Eberlein at 884-3726 or Claudia Christiansen at 727-4898.

McTeacher Night
McDonald’s is hosting First Christian Academy for a McTeacher Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the restaurant by Publix on Hwy. 144 south of Richmond Hill.
McDonald’s will donate 20 percent of all sales during the McTeacher Night to First Christian Academy. Teachers and staff will be working at the restaurant for the evening, cleaning the dining room, greeting customers and handing out food at the drive-through window.

Wine tasting
Wine on the River, a benefit for the Richmond Hill Senior Center, is from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 29 at Down the Hatch at Marker 107.
The fundraiser includes wine and food tasting, a silent auction and live music. Dress is casual. The cost is $30 per person.
For tickets or more information, call 756-2783 or 756-3552.
Church dinner
The Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church’s August birth month group will sponsor a fundraiser dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 8.
Dinners are $10 and slabs of ribs are $20. Dinners include barbecue ribs, fried shrimp and fish, potato salad, backbone rice, green beans and cornbread and can be picked up at the church.
Contact Dolly Green at 756-2412 in advance or at 727-2163 the day of the dinner.

Dolphin Project

The Dolphin Project will host its October meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Johnny Harris Restaurant in Savannah.
The speaker for the evening will be Dr. Eric Montie, professor at University of South Carolina Beaufort. His talk will be on marine bioacoustics and his published research on neuroimaging
Reservations are required. For information and to RSVP, contact Dolores Engle at  or visit

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