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Community announcements for Sept. 25
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The Darcy Lyn Team with Keller Williams Realty and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. will host a free first-time homebuyers class and real estate update from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce office on Highway 17.
For more information, call 912-341-7987.

GOP forum
The Bryan County Republican Party will host a Coastal Georgia Candidate Forum on 7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
All declared GOP candidates in and around Coastal Georgia who are running for Congress or state government have been invited. This event is part of the party’s membership drive.
Candidates in attendance will be given 5-10 minutes to address the audience and are invited to bring campaign signs, pamphlets and other items.
WTOC’s Sonny Dixon will emcee.

Senior Safari
Magnolia Manor on the Coast will hold its annual Senior Safari event at 4 p.m. Friday in support of the Savannah Coalition on Aging.  
This year’s event theme is “The Wizard of Oz.”  Tickets are available to senior adults for $5 each and include an evening full fun, live entertainment, delicious food and prizes.
For more information, contact Julie at 746-4300 ext. 101.

Fort cleanup
Fort McAllister State Historic Park in Richmond Hill will host “Fort Rejuvenation = Preservation” cleanup from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday for Your State Parks Day.
Lunch will be provided and no fees will be charged for admission or parking for cleanup volunteers.
For more information, call 912-727-2239 or go to

Babysitting certification
Life Moves Dance Studio will host a babysitting certification course from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 26 at 10747 Highway 144 in Richmond Hill.
The classes will be taught be a certified American Red Cross instructor and will cover CPR, choking, feeding and changing infants and more. The cost is $60.
For more information, call 756-8482.

Common Threads fundraiser

Common Threads Knit, Crochet and Quilting Club will hold a “Crafts for the Holidays” fundraiser throughout the month of October, with a silent auction from Nov. 1-15.
Beginning Oct. 1, an assortment of handmade items will be on display at the Richmond Hill Public Library during business hours. Some items will also be available for special orders.
Common Threads supports with donations of handmade items more than 17 charity organizations, including Gabriel House, Lewis Cancer Center, Anderson Cancer Center, Richmond Hill Pregnancy Care Center and others.
The Richmond Hill Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Club meeting
Toastmasters Club of Richmond Hill will meet from  8-9  a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month at Magnolia Manor, 141 Timber Trail.
For more information, call 927-4607 or email

Funds available
Living Independence for Everyone is seeking people with disabilities for related home modifications, including ramps, grab bars, lift chairs, hand controls and low-vision aids.
The program is open to individuals with disabilities living in Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, McIntosh, Tattnall and Toombs counties.
The nonprofit group’s funds must be used by Sept. 30, so those interested are asked to immediately contact LIFE at 912-920-2414 or 1-800-948-4824.

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