This week Sara Jane Fogarty, community manager for the American Cancer Society, answers the questions:
March 6: Book club – Join the Richmond Hill Public Library book club at 11 a.m. to discuss "The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson. The meeting is free and open to the public. The only membership requirement is a library card. To join or learn more, contact Carol Yarley at 756-3580 or email@example.com.
Heavy rain and lightning didn't put a damper on the 2013 Ogeechee Riverkeeper awards gala Saturday at Fort McAllister Historic State Park.
Jesica Mnieckowski, outreach director for the Ogeechee Riverkeeper, answers the questions this week:
Feb. 28: Tax assistance – Volunteers from VITA and AARP will be available to provide free tax help for older taxpayers and people with low and moderate incomes from 3-6 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library. For more information, call 447-5577.
There is a lot to be said and learned about any purposeful commercial business that requires organized systems and procedures. One of them is a cafeteria.
CORRECTION: The Richmond Hill City Center will not be serving lunch during the 2013 Hometown Expo as was originally reported.
Michelle Englehart, owner of Skin Essentials and Espresso Hill, faces the questions this week:
Feb. 22-24: Springtime Made in the South – Check out the unique crafts and art created by Southern artisans at the 2013 Springtime Made in the South show at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. The show will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission costs $7. To learn more, visit www.madeinthesouthshows.com.
Nothing says Valentine's Day like chocolate. And nobody does chocolate like All Things Chocolate & More in Richmond Hill.
Feb. 14: Spanish story time – Join Spanish instructor Cheyenne Kozaily at 10:30 a.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library for a free 30-minute Spanish story time. All ages are welcome, though the program is geared towards children under 5. For more information, call 756-3580.
Dominick "Scott" Ricellei, co-owner of All Things Chocolate & More, got to answer the questions this week:
It's been 50 years since the Beatles first stepped foot on American soil, and the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recreated the experience Saturday at its British-themed fundraiser.
Larry Barker, president-elect of the Richmond Hill Rotary Club, answers the questions this week:
Jan. 31: Spanish story time – Join Spanish instructor Cheyenne Kozaily at 10:30 a.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library for a free 30-minute Spanish story time. All ages are welcome, though the program is geared toward children under 5. For more information, call 756-3580.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
The cold temperatures didn't stop the Richmond Hill Farmers' Market Tuesday. People bundled up and sold their vegetables, baked goods and other goodies. Tiffany Stroud but on her coat, grabbed her camera and joined the fun. Next Tuesday is the last Farmers' Market of the year.
Nov. 21-22: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Sven McCaskill is a sophomore at Richmond Hill High School who thinks of his own clothing style as preppy. But he was tired of paying so much for just one shirt at his favorite stores.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?
Nov. 14: Historic Savannah Foundation Candlelight Home Tour - As part of the 2014 National Preservation Conference, the Historic Savannah Foundation presents the 2014 Candlelight Home Tour. The tour of private residences in the Columbia, Warren and Washington Wards will feature the impacts of good infill, rehabilitation and collaborative planning. The event will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Columbia Square in Savannah. The cost is $45. For more information, contact Terri O'Neil at terri.myhsf.org.
Weddings, conferences, corporate meetings, social functions, fundraisers and parties – the Richmond Hill City Center hosts them all. But it's not just about events. Richmond Hill City Center General Manager Beverly Cosmann said the City Center's goal is to support the community, including its charitable organizations.
Kids of all ages dressed up in their best costumes last week to trick-or-treat around various neighborhoods to celebrate Halloween and gather loads of candy. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along.
Nov.6: Richmond Hill Historical Society Lecture - The Richmond Hill Historical Society will kick off the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the siege of Fort McAllister with its November lecture. A historic interpreter will take guests through the details of the final assault of Fort McAllister, "Guardian of Savannah," which allowed General Sherman to resupply his troops and take Savannah in 1864. Guests are invited to the barracks at Fort McAllister at 7 p.m. for a cup of cider and the fireside program. Cost is free for members and $5 for non-members.
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