When the Plantation Lumber and Hardware store had an open house in May, raffle tickets were sold to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The raffle prize was an "Ultimate Big Green Egg Grill Package," which included a large grill with a lifetime warranty, a canopy tent, a $100 gift certificate and more.
Attendees enjoy themselves at the ribbon cutting for Dream Finder Homes in Waterways Township on June 19. Taylor Carpenter took along her camera to document the event.
June 25: Hawaiian Luau Yappy Hour - From 6-8 p.m., at the Fish Tales Restaurant at the Fort McAllister Marina the community and their dogs are invited to the Yappy Hour Hawaiian fancy dress dog competition. A beer tasting will be provided by Southern Eagle, and dogs can enjoy doggie smoothies for $3 for a small cup or $4 for large cups. Smoothie flavors include tropical honey or peanut butter blueberry. There will be giveaways from Fish Tales, Southern Eagle and the Bryan County Bark Park Association, as well as an opportunity to enter your dog for the best Hawaiian ...
Every Monday and Wednesday they come together to work, talk and eat – but most importantly to give to those in need.
Dixie Pickers Antiques is a 2,100-square foot antique store at 9998 Ford Avenue, Suite 1, in Ways Station Plaza. The store includes eight local dealers offering a diverse variety of items, from fine English furnishings to vintage advertising, collectible glassware and costume jewelry, mid-century tables and reclaimed and repurposed home decor. For more information about the store call 912-660-0920 or visit www.dixiepickersantiques.com. Tiffany Stroud took her camera to the recent grand opening.
June 20: Movies in the Park - From 8:30-10 p.m., at Holbrook Recreation Area on Fort Stewart, "The Croods" will be played on a 9'x16' outdoor movie screen. The movie is free and the community is invited. Snacks will be sold at the event. Guests are asked to bring a blanket or chairs.
Milla von Tauber, an upcoming junior at Richmond Hill High School, has done her fair share of traveling.
Dozens of children piled into the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church last Wednesday to see the first summer performance featuring local juggler Ron Anglin. The summer performances are sponsored by the Richmond Hill Public Library. Today's performance begins at 2 p.m. Photos by Tiffany Stroud.
June 14: 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. The movie will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
For the second year in a row, Camp Invention, a national summer enrichment day camp program, has come to Richmond Hill.
Firefighters with the Richmond Hill Fire Department stood outside Love's Truck Stop, Kroger and Food Lion for three days last week to collect donations for the nonprofit Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. The GFBF provides fire safety and prevention education, supports medical facilities and assists burn survivors in their recovery. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along to document the event.
June 5: Historical Society Lecture Series - The Richmond Hill Historical Society's monthly lecture is back from 7-9 p.m. at the Richmond Hill History Museum. This month's guest speaker is Bob Fennel, who will talk about his mother's book, "Little Did I Know," about her days working with Henry Ford. The lecture is free to the public, though donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.richmonhilhistoricalsociety.com or call 756-3697.
School's out for the summer, but that doesn't mean students should put down the books.
Around 400 Richmond Hill High School students became graduates Saturday during the school's graduation ceremony at Savannah State University Tiger Arena. The class of 2014 includes 94 honor graduates and earned academic and athletic scholarships worth more than $6 million. Taylor Carpenter took along a camera to document the ceremony.
May 31: Pigs in the Park BBQ and Music Festival - The community is invited to the second annual Pigs in the Park BBQ and Music Festival at the Georgia Veterans State Park in Cordele. The event benefits the Donnie Haralson Scholarship Fund and is an all-day event with arts and crafts vendors, multiple music stages, food and fun. The event starts at 9 a.m., and parking is $5. For more information, call 229-276-1004.
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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