Cemetery Visitors Learn About History and Land Management

richmond-hill-gaSpring Cemetery Visit at Fort Stewart

Submitted by: Pat Young, Public Affairs Specialist


Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and the Historic Communities Council conducted the 2014 Cemetery Visit on April 18, 2014 with nearly 60 community members participating.


Leadership Southeast Georgia

Leadership-Southeast-GeorgiaAn Elevating Community Program

Submitted by: Alexa Elliott


If the chance to partake in a elevating community program that allows you to get involved and learn more about leader skills, healthcare, economic development, and transportation sounds appealing, then Leadership Southeast Georgia is the ideal program. This group of insightful, lively and educated people are perpetually moving and morphing into something greater than they were in the past. Nothing is ever perfect, and with the help of the motivated and passionate board members, they make a powerful difference in the community.


J.F. Gregory Park Holds a Hoppin’ Day in Richmond Hill

easter-richmondhill-ga8th Easter Extravaganza Community Egg Hunt & Cook Out

Submitted by: Alexa Elliott


With the mist of rain still fresh on the ground, but not a drop in the sky, hundreds of families poured into J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia on Saturday, April 19th for the Annual Easter Extravaganza hosted by New Beginnings Community Church. The event began at 11:00am and the activities extended late into the evening bringing family fun and fellowship into the packed park. Hot food, loud music and over 30,000 eggs dotted the premises of the park as children ages 1 to 10 hunted for eggs, hoping to find a sweet treat, a golden dollar, or the chance to collect a bigger prize basket.


April Business After Hours with Royal Oak Companies & Jeff’s Beverage

jeff-beverageAnother Successful RHBC Chamber Networking Event

Royal Oak Car Wash and Jeff’s Beverage hosted the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce April Business After Hours on Thursday, April 17th at Royal Oak Car Wash located at 1792 US Highway 17.


Savannah VOICE Festival at the Westin Brunch this Sunday

Mikki-Sodergren-2013A Taste of The Savannah Voice Festival Comes to the Westin Savannah Harbor

(SAVANNAH, GA), The Savannah VOICE Festival is planning to offer residents and visitors a taste of the second annual Festival which will take place from August 1st – 17th 2014, by making a special VOICES performance at the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s AquaCurean Tail-End Jazz Brunch, located in the Club Pavilion of The Westin Savannah Harbor 12.30-3pm on Sunday April 27th 2014.   Tickets can be purchased at www.aquacurean.com.


Richmond Hill Honors the 2013 Boston Marathon Victims

boston-strong-runBoston Strong

Submitted by: Alexa Elliott


Local runners gathered at Georgia Game Changers Running Company on Tuesday, April 15th for a special memorial "Boston Strong" run from the store in honor of the 2013 Boston Marathon victims, and to honor all that have trained and qualified for this year's marathon, set for Monday, April 21st.


Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Health & Fitness Complex in Richmond Hill

groundbreaking-ggcCongratulations to Georgia Game Changers on Breaking Ground on Health & Fitness Complex

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests joined for the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Women’s Business Alliance Hosted “Meet & Greet”

Womens-Business-AllianceGirls Just Want to Have Fun!

Submitted by: Alexa Elliott


Boisterous women, open bar, and the opportunity to network and socialize on both a business and professional level- what better way to spend a Friday night? The City Center was abuzz with excitement Friday, April 11th, as vendors set up elaborate displays of their business for the Women’s Business Alliance’s “Meet and Greet.”  The WBA, led by Civility Bowling, Aisha Dudley, and Darcel Miller has a mission, a mission to collectively work together to unite the women of the community and give them a chance to share their passion, promote their business and mingle with other fascinating women.


Richmond Hill High School 2014 Junior/Senior Prom

prom-night-richmondhillgaLogan Ravita and Julia Kennedy Crowned as King and Queen of the RHHS Prom

Submitted by: Sarah Beth Mullins


The students of Richmond Hill High School got themselves all dressed up for a night out in downtown Savannah for the schools Junior/Senior Prom this past Saturday, April 12, 2014. Organized by the student council of RHHS, prom was hosted at the Hyatt with the theme of a night in Old Hollywood with over 400 students in attendance. This was first year the school had song requests made previous to the dance itself. The evening was full of dancing and music ranging from “Jump” by Kriss Kross to “Turn Down for What” by DJ Shake and Lil Jon.


New Field Lab Debuts on Ossabaw Island

ossabawProject Resulted from Armstrong Community Summit

SAVANNAH, Ga. (April 16, 2014) –The Ossabaw Island Foundation recently transformed a 400-square-foot building on Ossabaw Island, Ga., into a multipurpose teaching laboratory and workspace. The Ossabaw Island Field Lab is available to visiting groups in need of a preparation site for scientific research on this historic barrier island, located seven miles south of Savannah.


Game Changers Breaks Ground for New Health & Fitness Complex

mother-daughter-5k-runGround-Breaking Ceremony for New Health & Fitness Center in Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill, GA—Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, on Tuesday, April 22nd.   The ground breaking ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. and light refreshments will be served onsite.


Ann Purcell Speaks on Transportation Issues at Business Breakfast

ann-purcellGeorgia Cities Week Business Breakfast in Richmond Hill

The RHBC Chamber of Commerce and the City of Richmond Hill hosted a business breakfast for Georgia Cities Week on April 14, 2014 at the Richmond Hill City Center. Ann R. Purcell with the Georgia Department of Transportation was the guest speaker of the program. She spoke on transportation issues that are currently going on in Bryan County.


Voice Festival to Come to The Westin Savannah Harbor on April 27th

MeechotA Taste of The Savannah Voice Festival



Richmond Hill Family Practice Ribbon Cutting & Open House

MH RichmondHill OpenHouseMemorial Health University Physicians' Announce New Location

Richmond Hill, GA – Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for Memorial Health University Physicians’(MHUP) -Richmond Hill Family Practice Ribbon Cutting and Open House, Thursday, May 1st .


Armstrong Honors Faculty and Staff at 2014 Leadership Awards Ceremony

SaraGremillion ArmstrongArmstrong President Dr. Linda M. Bleicken Introduces Annual Awards on April 9th

SAVANNAH, Ga. (April 15, 2014) – Armstrong Atlantic State University honored 11 faculty and staff members at the 2014 Leadership Awards ceremony on April 9.


The Children's Village Remembers Local Hero, Evan Nelms

evan-dayEvan's Day - April 14, 2014

Today was a very special day in Richmond Hill as the community remembers the lost of Evan Nelms, a 5-year-old Richmond Hill local who lost his battle with AML Leukemia a year ago today. In remembrance of Evan and his strength, The Children’s Village formed a parade around their playground and released orange balloons into the heavens. The same parade was held right after the passing of Evan last year.


Rotary Donates $3,000 to Richmond Hill Schools

Rotary-Club-Supports-Local-CommunityRotary Club Supports Local Community

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) April 10th 2014 - Today at the regular weekly meeting for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, members and guests received an update on Richmond Hill schools as all five principals attended to receive a donation for their Principal’s Funds.


2014 Leadership Bryan Class Visits Fort Stewart

Leadership-Bryan-Class-Visits-Fort-StewartCoastal Georgia Leadership Programs Toured Fort Stewart

Seventy guests from local Coastal Georgia Leadership programs visited Fort Stewart yesterday, April 9, 2014. The visitors from Bryan, Liberty, Evans, Wayne, and Ware Counties were given an overview of the importance of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield to the region as well as a National Strategic Asset.


Boston Marathon Memorial Run

Boston-Strong-Game-ChangersGame Changers to Host Boston Marathon Memorial Run & Walk

Georgia Game Changers Running Company will be hosting a Memorial Run on Tuesday, April 15th at 6:00 pm, in honor of Boston Marathon victims as well as in recognition for those local area runners who will be running in the 2014 Boston Marathon, set to take place Monday, April 21st.


RHBC Chamber to Host "QuickBooks" Coffee & Conversation-Part II

RHBC Chamber logoFocusing on Accounts Payable, Checks & Deposits

Richmond Hill, GA –As a follow-up to the RHBC Chamber’s initial Coffee & Conversation about QuickBooks, the Chamber will host Part II which will specifically address accounts payable, checks and deposits on Wednesday, April 30th  at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber office, located at 2591 Hwy 17, ste. 100 in the Crossroads Center – just around the corner from Uptown Deli.






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