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.
Ramblin' man Gregg Allman might have set down roots in Richmond Hill, but he's a long way from settling down.
With less than a month to go before the Savannah Book Festival kicks off, one Richmond Hill book club is getting a sneak peek from the festival's secretary and board member Lesley Francis tonight at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library.
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
Jan. 23-24: Doo Wop and Rock Festival - Doo Wop and Rock is a two-day celebration of the good, old-time rock 'n' roll. The show features eight legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1950s and '60s, with four artists each night. The event will take place at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. For more information and ticket pricing, go to www.festival15.com or call 525-5040.
Auditions soon will be under way. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for actors ages 7 and older to audition for the upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz."
Emily Speer is an actress with the Richmond Hill Community Theatre. Here are a few of her thoughts:
Jan. 16: Spring Fashion Show - Magnolia Manor will present a Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by Bon Worth, to the community. Come see what's new for spring or volunteer to be a model for the show. The fashion show begins at 3 p.m. For more information or to participate, contact Julie Licavoli at 756-4300, ext. 101.
Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.
Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:
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