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Community Announcements for Sept. 9

Sept. 9; The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will its first meeting/brunch social of the year at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in the social hall of Pembroke United Methodist Church in Pembroke. Meeting will include the installation of officers. Email and put BEREA in the subject box.

The United Way of the Coastal Empire Bryan County Kick-Off will begin at noon Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St. Call 912-459-4111 or email

Sept. 10
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the 2014-15 year at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the John W. Stevens Wetlands Center in J. F. Gregory Park. Go to the group’s Facebook page for more information. (Correction: The meeting was incorrectly listed in the Sept. 3 News as taking place Sept. 13. We apologize for the error.)

Sept. 11
The Bryan County Emergency Services and the Richmond Hill Fire Department will host a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Bryan County Firefighter Memorial behind the County Administration Building on Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive.

Sept. 12
Off Broadway Dance Studio will have a ribbon cutting with the RHBC Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at 480 Edsel Drive, suite 200. Call Susan Hayes at 912-312-2022.

Sept. 13
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the 2014-15 year at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the John W. Stevens Wetlands Center in J. F. Gregory Park. Go to the group’s Facebook page for more information.

The weapons demonstration “Incoming” with Shuman’s Artillery will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Fort McAllister State Historic Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill. Cost is $7.50 per adult, $6.50 per senior and $4.50 per child. Kids ages 6-younger admitted free. A $5 per-car park pass is required.

Sept 14
The Presbyterian Women of Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will host a musical and spaghetti dinner event at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Manse on the Bryan Neck campus, 7196 Belfast-Keller Road. Tickets are $10/adult and $2/children 12 and younger, free for children under 6, $25/family. RSVP to 727-2214 and pay at the door.

Sept. 16
Memorial Health Bariatrics will host a free weight-loss surgery information session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Memorial Physicians Office, 23630 Highway 80 E., suite B in Statesboro. Call 912-350-3438 or register online at

The Richmond Hill Asperger support group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the library, 9607 Ford Ave. For more information, email

Sept. 17
Radiant Skin Medical Spa is hosting a ribbon cutting and open house with the RHBC Chamber of Commerce from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Speir Brogdon Building, 2591 Highway 17, suite 301 in Richmond Hill. Call 912-459-7546.

Openings in Pembroke pre-K
Pembroke Pre-K currently has openings in its pre-K program on the campus of Lanier Primary School. Call LPS at 626-5020.

Free movies in Pembroke
The Pembroke Recreation Department is showing free movies to residents on Movies in the Park night through December in DuBois Square.
Among the films on the schedule are “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” sponsored by Dairy Queen on Sept. 12; “How to Train Your Dragon 2” sponsored by the Pembroke Police Department Auxiliary and Pembroke Fire Department on Oct. 25 and “Frozen” sponsored by Pembroke Advanced Communications.
Start times are determined by sunset, and all films are subject to change without notice. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Concessions will be on sale as well. For more information call Mandy Toole at the Pembroke Rec Department.

YMCA, NETA having classes
The Richmond Hill YMCA and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring a group exercise certification and re-boot camp workshop in October.
The group exercise workshop is from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Potential and current fitness instructors will learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.
No college, science, or teaching background required. Workshop registration includes a full-day review, written exam, and 2–year certification.
The re-boot camp is from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5 and combines power, function, agility, speed, cardio and High Intensity Interval Training. To register, call 800-237-6242 or online at

Driver’s Education
Driver’s education classes are being offered in Richmond Hill through Bryan County Community Education. Classes are monthly. The cost is $385. For more information, call 459-5116.

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