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.
Valerie's future looked bleak in 2003, when she was placed in an orphanage in the Fuling province of China at just four months after being born. Now 10 years old, her photo shows a girl with silky black hair and doe eyes, but aside from her physical appearance, her mother, Christine Meade, knows very little about her.
Magda Bresson took her camera to the recent back-to-school rally at the Savannah Civic Center.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Savannah Riverfront Labor Day Weekend Ultimate Tailgate - Ready for some football? Bring a chair to Rousakis Plaza in downtown Savannah and watch multiple college games in front of three large inflatable screens. The Arbor Stage will feature a 15-foot screen in addition to two 10-foot screens at each end of the plaza. The event is free and there will be tailgate games, food vendors, ice cold beverages and First Saturday arts and crafts vendors.
There was once a time in Sandra Elliot's life when running - her favorite form of exercise - was nearly impossible due to numbing pain in her legs and back. She underwent back surgery in 2006 following her service in the Army but said she still felt helpless and defeated by the immobilizing pain that kept her from doing the things she loved.
Come along with Magdalena Bresson's camera to the Topo Athletics 5K and 10K Trek.
Aug. 17: The Color Run - Racers from all over the coastal empire and beyond will line up in Savannah's Forsyth Park for a very colorful 5k run. Runners start the race at 8 a.m. wearing white and finish wearing the colors that have been thrown on them throughout the race. The cost is $45 per solo runner and $40 for runners competing in teams. A portion of the proceeds benefit Horizons programming at Savannah Country Day School and Bethesda Academy. To register or find more information, visit thecolorrun.com/savannah-2.