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Local leaders to speak at forum Feb. 12
State of Community to address developments, strategic plans
Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce

The Richmond Hill/ Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a State of the Community Forum from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F Gregory Park.

The forum will give city and county representatives an opportunity to present developments on the past year and strategic plans for the upcoming year.

There will be a breakfast buffet at 8 a.m. and the program will begin at 8:30.

The forum will feature the following panelists: Dr. Paul Brooksher, Bryan County Schools superintendent; Anna Chafin, Development Authority of Bryan County CEO; Chris Lovell, Richmond Hill city manager; Christy Sherman, Richmond Hill Visitors Bureau director; Ben Taylor, Bryan County administrator; and Tiffany Walraven, Pembroke City Council.

The forum will be moderated by Ralph Forbes, vice president/ regional director of Thomas and Hutton, RHBC Chamber board member and chairman of the chamber’s Government Affairs Committee.

The Richmond Hill/ Bryan County Chamber is asking for input on questions to be addressed during the forum. Members can submit questions to the chamber by emailing

 Due to time constraints, not all questions may be asked. 

This event is complimentary to RHBC Chamber members in good standing or $25 for non-members. Seating is limited so RSVPs are required by Wednesday, Feb. 5, and may be made by emailing, calling 912-756-3444, or registering online at

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