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POSTED: November 26, 2012 1:00 p.m.

Asperger support: The Richmond Hill Asperger Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room of the Richmond Hill Public Library.
Please note that this is the fourth Tuesday of the month due to Thanksgiving.
The group will discuss Power Parent, accommodations and strategies to help children succeed to their best abilities in school.
Guest speakers will be Frank Williams and Laura Murphy from Bryan County Special Education Services.
For more information, contact rhaspergergroup@aol.com

Richmond Hill events
Richmond Hill’s annual Chili Cook-off is set for 6:30-9 p.m. Friday in J.F. Gregory Park and the city’s Christmas parade is at 10 a.m. Dec. 1.
For more information on having a booth in the cook-off or a float in the parade, please call 756-3641.

Holiday flotilla
The annual Christmas on the Ogeechee Boat Parade and fireworks display will take place from dusk-9 p.m. Dec. 1 at Fish Tales and Fort McAllister Marina.

Pembroke events
Pembroke will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 downtown near the Pembroke Police Department. The short ceremony will include Christmas music, prayers from area pastors, a Scripture reading and the lighting of the tree.
The city’s 29th annual Christmas festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 8, with the parade beginning at 11 a.m. The parade will travel down Highway 280 through downtown Pembroke.
For more information, contact the Bryan County 4-H office at 653-2231.

Winter Muster
Winter Muster and Battle, a re-enactment of the climactic battle of the March to the Sea, will be held from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 8 at Fort McAllister State Park.
Attendees will witness a re-enactment of the final assault for control of the fort at 5 p.m.
Costs to attend are $6.50 per adult and $3.75 per child. For more information, call 912-727-2339.

Legion party
Active-duty military families in the Pembroke/Ellabell area are invited to the American Legion Post 164 Christmas Party at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the post home, a quarter-mile past Harvey’s Grocery on the Highway 280 West.
Santa is expected to stop by, and dinner will be served; meats, bread, tea, coffee, etc., will be provided, but members are asked to bring a side dish.
Please RSVP with number of attending, as well as ages and first names of children, by calling Ernie Mitchell at 653-7970 or B.J. Clark at 653-4958.

Firefighters needed
The Bryan County Fire Department needs volunteers. No experience is necessary; training will be provided, including the opportunity to become a certified firefighter in the state of Georgia. 
For more information, stop by Station 1 on Highway 144 at Belfast River Road and Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays or call 727-3033 for South Bryan or 858-2790 for North Bryan.

Got news?
Have a fundraiser, group meeting, church announcement or other nonprofit events you’d like to have announced? Email announcements and contact information to lwynn@bryancountynews.net or fax to 756-5907.

 

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