Aug. 6: Life Moves Dance Studio Open House - Sashay over to Life Moves (10747 Hwy. 144) to learn about their fall dance programs for children and adults, beginner through advanced. Classes begin on Saturday, August 7. Open House and Registration will take place from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Visit www.lifemoveesdance.com or call 756-8482 for details.
Daniel Brown is a total history buff.
"It's important for the Richmond Hill community to get to know our Richmond Hill schools and their leaders. Our experienced Richmond Hill principals include Mary Anne Tiedemann at Richmond Hill Primary; Walt Barnes at Richmond Hill Elementary; Crystal Morales at Carver Elementary; Helen Herndon at Richmond Hill Middle; and Charles Spann at Richmond Hill High School. In addition, the Richmond Hill schools have a core of highly qualified returning staff. Through specific teacher improvement activities, the Bryan County schools will complete the implementation of the Georgia Performance Standards through a standards-based classroom setting.
Century Link hosted a Business After Hours at the Richmond Hill – Bryan County Chamber of Commerce offices on July 15. Attendees mingled, enjoyed refreshments and learned more about the communications company.
The Women's Business Alliance of Richmond Hill is an organization that strives to promote the success of local businesses run by women professionals.
Ft. McAllister State Park hosted its first-ever Kids' Crabbing Event on Saturday, July 17. Children learned how to crab and families were able to enjoy some quality time together.
July 28: Common Threads - Richmond Hill Public Library's crochet and knit group meets twice on Wednesdays; in the morning from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and in the evening from 6-8 p.m. The program is open to anyone interested in joining, beginners through experts. Enjoy fellowship with other knitters as you create blankets for Project Linus and Warm Up America. Members share skills and learn new ones, all while doing good for the community. For details, call the library at 756-3580.
This summer, Veronica Fay, a rising senior at Richmond Hill High School, has sewn 60 children's dresses for charity.
Two Richmond Hill teens, Ryan Smoot, 18, and Zachary Nowell, 16, graduated from the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy (YCA) on June 19. Each earned their GED and ranked in the top ten out of a class of over 200.
Here are more shots from the festivities at J.F. Gregory Park on July 4, as well as one from World Cup viewing at Beef O'Brady's.
July 21: Ronald McDonald performance - The Richmond Hill Public Library presents this Summer Reading Program event, featuring the well-known McDonald's character. Ronald will entertain children of all ages with his own special brand of magic. The program is free, and will take place from 2-3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill. Please call the library at 756-3580 for details.
Last month marked the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill's five year anniversary. Owners and partners Dr. Robert Mazur and physician assistants Catherine Grant and Lori Gaylor opened the facility in 2009 after seeing a need in the community.
Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests came to the Business After Hours event at the Holiday Inn Express last week for an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance to win a 50/50 cash raffle. Shana Statham brought along a camera to document the event.
July 24-25: New Beginnings Community Church Vacation Bible School - From 6-8 p.m., youth ages 4 to middle school are invited to the church's VBS program. This year's theme is "Wilderness Escape." Free registration can be found by visiting www.nbcchurch.com or by calling 445-0196.
Around five years ago, Butch and Sherri Broome bought the little restaurant at the marina. Now, Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister Marina has become a successful and popular spot among Richmond Hill residents and visitors – even being awarded Business of the Year from the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce this year.
Children and their families came out to The Ice Cream Stop's Movie Night Under the Stars Saturday to see the movie "Marmaduke." Many of the families enjoyed a tasty treat from the ice cream shop. The store hosts a movie night every Friday and Saturday, weather permitting.Tiffany Stroud captured some of the people who attended in her camera.
Jyly 17: Business After Hours - Hosted by the Holiday Inn Express, Chamber members and their guests are invited to enjoy an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance at the Chamber's 50/50 cash raffle. The event is from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call 756-3444.
For the fifth year in a row, the city of Richmond Hill is being recognized for its initiatives in creating a community that allows children to get balanced and active play in a safe environment. Richmond Hill has been named a 2014 Playful City USA honoree by KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation.
The city of Richmond Hill celebrated Independence Day last Saturday with live entertainment, water rides for children, vendors, fireworks and more. Thousands of community members came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy music by "The Tams" and celebrate America. Tiffany Stroud was among them with her camera to document the festivities.
July 10-16: Butterflies Interactive Display - Experience the life of butterflies through this interactive display in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall Monday-Saturday, from 12-8 p.m., or Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Admission is $3, and children under the age of 8 get in free with an adult ticket purchase. For more information, call 927-7467.
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