Jan. 12: Women's Business Alliance meeting – If you're a female business owner or professional working in Richmond Hill, Women's Business Alliance of Richmond Hill invites you to their first meeting of 2011, which will take place from 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. at the RHBC Chamber office (2591 U.S. Hwy. 17, #100). To learn more, contact WBARichmondHill@roundtablelive.org.
Richmond Hill Community Theatre was created in February 2010 to enrich and entertain Richmond Hill via quality theatrical productions. The group hopes to build on that mission in its second year and beyond through additional community involvement.
Susan Justice, technology resource teacher at G.W. Carver Elementary School, answered this week's questionnaire:
Jan. 5: Common Threads - Join the Richmond Hill Public Library's Common Threads group at 10 a.m. to learn to knit or crochet, or improve upon your skills, and create items for charity in the process. For more information, call 756-3580.
Three Richmond Hill dogs represented their hometown well Dec. 2-5 during the 2010 Savannah and Beaufort Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at the Coastal Empire Fair Grounds in Savannah.
On a drizzly, dreary, mid-December day, a group of women enthusiastically oversee a fundraiser bake sale outside of the Richmond Hill Food Lion.
At their regular meeting on Dec. 16, Rotary Club members and seniors from the Richmond Hill Senior Center were treated a dance performance by Life Moves Dance Studio. The performance was a preview for the studio's 2010 holiday production, "Scrooge," which took place on Dec. 19.
Dec. 22: Common Threads - Join the Richmond Hill Public Library's Common Threads group at 10 a.m. to learn to knit or crochet, or improve upon your skills, and create items for charity in the process. Donate your finished pieces to Project Linus or Warm Up America, which accept blankets and hats for the needy. For more information, call 756-3580.
We all have that family member-an aunt, a grandparent, or maybe even our own mother or father-who loves to break out old scrapbooks and photo albums at family gatherings.
Jennifer Franks is admissions director at Magnolia Manor:
Dec. 16: Reading to Nero - If your child is having trouble reading out loud, or would just like to improve their reading skills, bring them to the Richmond Hill Public Library from 4-5 p.m. to read to Nero, a trained therapy dog who will listen without correcting or embarrassing them. To learn more, call 756-3580.
The house at 135 James Dunham Parkway in Richmond Hill lights up the sky with Christmas decorations that move in time with the music when visitors turn their car radio dial to 107.1FM. The house is a model home for Homes of Integrity Construction Co., and vice president Meagan Mowry said the decorations are the company's holiday gift to Richmond Hill. The house is lit nightly from 6 to 9:30 p.m. until Dec. 31.
During the holiday season, when we reflect on our blessings, often we think of how we can help those in need.
Bonnie Proctor, customer service representative for the THA Group, Island Home Health Care and Island Hospice, takes on the questionnaire this week:
Dec. 8: Silent Auction - Richmond Hill Public Library's Common Threads group hosts a silent auction of unique handmade items. Stop by the library to place your bids and learn more. Auction ends at noon on Dec. 13. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society / Relay for Life Richmond Hill.
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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