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Community announcements for Sept. 8
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Remembrance service: Pembroke Christian Church will host a 9/11 remembrance service, sponsored by the North Bryan County Ministerial Association, on at 6 p.m. Sunday. The community is invited to bring a chair and enjoy an evening full of patriotic pride.

Back to School Splash
Faith Harvest Sanctuary will have its annual “Back to School Splash” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the church at 1237 Bill Futch Road in Ellabell.
All ages are welcome. There will be inflatables, including “The Big Kahuna,” as well as a smaller water slide for younger children. There will also be hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks.
For more information, call 912-659-0508.

Strike Out Cancer
The Richmond Hill High School Lady Wildcats softball team will host two breast cancer awareness events. “Strike Out Cancer” is at 6 p.m. Tuesday against Effingham County High School and again at 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Bradwell Institute.
Amber Jones, a beast cancer survivor and teacher from Richmond Hill will be throwing the first pitch at the game on against Bradwell on Thursday.
The Lady Wildcats are raising money for a local cancer foundation by selling “Strike Out Cancer” T-shirts for $12.
For more information or to donate, contact coach Angie Hummeldorf at

Boating course
Learn the basics about safe recreational boating and save on boat insurance with a boating safety course from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 11-Oct. 2 at White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road, Savannah.
The course covers boat types, boat handling, rules of the road, aids to navigation, anchoring, docking, knots, what do to in an emergency and more. The course is $55 per person and $25 per additional family members sharing the text and free for youth ages 11-17.
For more information contact Dave Sapp at or call 912-368-2400 or visit

Dolphins and Desserts
The Dolphin Project will host Dolphins and Desserts at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church at 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Bill Savidge, who will talk about the importance of marshes, which offer protection from storms and serve as a nursery for coastal birds, amphibians and marine life, including our bottlenose dolphins.
Desserts and beverages will be served. The cost is $5 and everyone is invited. To RSVP, contact or 912-657-3927. For more information, go to

The Tybee BeachSweep will be from 7:30-10 a.m. Sept. 16.
Beach cleanup volunteers can meet at the North Beach Bar & Grill, 33 Meddin Drive on Tybee Island, for registration and materials. Gloves, bags, grabbers, data cards, pencils, water and light refreshments will be provided. Free parking will be available for all volunteers. Students should bring their community service forms.
For more information, contact Georgia Conservancy Coastal Director Clay Mobley at 912-447-5910 or or Tybee Beautification BeachSweep coordinator Kathryn Williams at

Pet adoption
A weekend animal adoption event is set for Sept. 14-16, at PetSmart, 11132 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
PetSmart Charities and local animal-rescue organizations will have animals available for viewing and adoption. Hours for the event are 4-7 p.m. Sept. 14 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 15-16.
Admission is free. Each welfare agency sets its own adoption fees.
For more information, call 912-598-7729 or email

Honor Flight fundraiser
The Savannah Area Artisans’ Guild is sponsoring an Arts and Crafts Festival to raise funds for Honor Flight Savannah from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum in Pooler.
Items for sale will include handmade jewelry, soy candles, driftwood ships, handmade baskets, photographs of local scenes, pottery, handmade soaps, scroll-saw art and more. Honor Flight’s purpose is to provide all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C., for area World War II and Korean War veterans.

Communion Sunday
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist church is inviting the public to its Communion Sunday, held every second Sunday, with service at 11:30 a.m. and dinner immediately following.
Mount Sinai Missionary holds worship services at 8 a.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month, with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., and at 11:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays, with Sunday school at 10 a.m.
For more information, call the church at 756-4455.

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