Coastal Electric Lineman Awarded for Rescuing Injured Firefighter

Adam Jarrard Lifesaving Award-1Adam Jarrard Aided Man Knocked Unconscious by Cable Line

Submitted by: Mark Bolton


A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.


Naomi Havens Donates to Purple Heart Recipients

WhatIf-Challenge-for-Military-Press-Releases-Nov-2014-1Blessing Purple Heart Recipients with the Gift of Children's Books

Naomi Havens recently had the privilege of blessing several Purple Heart recipients with therapeutic sets of the book, Jonathan James & the WhatIf Monster, which her company, Usborne Books & More publishes. One recipient was in tears, as this set gave her the opportunity to talk to her grandchildren about fears.


Shop Local and Light-Up The Hill

shopLocalHeaderShop, Dine and Play Local this Holiday Season

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau announce – Small Business Saturday on November 29th. As well as a Shop, Dine & Play Local This Holiday Season.....and beyond marketing message.


Fundraising Santa Holiday Photos for Your Pet

pet-photos-santaSanta Claus to Visit PawParazzi on December 6

On Saturday December 6, 2014, in keeping with tradition Santa Claus will once again be visiting PawParazzi's store at 11360 Ford Avenue at Parkers Square in Richmond Hill for a fundraising event to support the Bryan County Animal Control. Pets are invited to meet Santa Claus and pose for their photograph in the spirit of the holiday season. Owners will be charged only $20 for each Santa photograph to include up to two pets and human family. Additional digital copies will be available, perfect family photos to make your Christmas Cards with. Angela Hopper of the Canvas Dog Studio, who is once again the photographer is donating her expertise to this fundraising event.


Launching of the 16th Annual GOSF Video

MoisFamilyTech-phoyoMois Family Tech Captures Seafood Festival Clips from Above

Well guys, here it is...the first aerial video of the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival! Thank you to the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and committee members for allowing Mois Family Tech to capture these shots.


Chief Freddy Howell Completes EMS Leadership Program

with-staffContinuing Leadership Development for EMS Directors and Management Across the State

Submitted by:Kim Littleton


Freddy Howell, Director of Bryan County Emergency Services has completed the year-long 2014 Georgia EMS Directors and Management Leadership course on November 6th, 2014 in a ceremony in Statesboro, Georgia.


17th Annual SMA Angels Charity Ball

sma-annualAn Evening of 'High Hopes'

The 17th Annual SMA Angels Charity Ball was held on November 15, 2014 at The Savannah Marriott Riverfront in Savannah, GA. The event was held to celebrate 17 years of service and support of the children and families affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). This was an evening of 'High Hopes'. Entertainment was provided by "The Swingin' Medallions Band".


Rotary Club Supports Local Children with $1,200 Donation

Presentation-to-Horsin-AroundThe Rotary Club of Richmond Hill Presents Donation to Horsin' Around

RICHMOND HILL, GA – November 13, 2014 today at the regular weekly meeting for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, President Lesley Francis presented Vice President of Horsin' Around, Jill Stanberry, with a $1,200 check.


Rebecca Flaherty Performs at Festive Friday in Richmond Hill

Becca and Ashley with a diva delight cocktailA Fundraising Evening to Support Scholarships and Community Outreach

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR


On the evening of Friday, November 14th, talented soprano and Savannah VOICE Festival artist and teacher, Rebecca Flaherty, performed a delightful selection of popular and Broadway songs at the Richmond Hill City Center who hosted a fundraising evening to support scholarships and community outreach for the Savannah VOICE Festival. A 'Diva Delight' cocktail was developed in honor of the occasion and many local music lovers including members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill attended.


New Members Inducted in Rotary Club of Richmond Hill

rotary-rhga-new-membersCongratulations to Rotary's New Members!

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR


Yesterday at Rotary, two new members were inducted into the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Bill Kelly was welcomed back to the club. Pictured from left to right: Lesley Francis – President, Evelyn Fallon – new member, Teresa Merritt – Board member and mentor, Sandra Elliot – new member, Byron Atkinson – Board member and mentor, Bill Kelly – rejoining the club.


Bill Cathcart Presents at Rotary Weekly Meeting

Bill--Cathcart-speaks-at-rotaryInsight into the History of Life of 'Monk' Hunter and Hunter Airbase

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR


Yesterday at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart presented a fascinating insight into the history of the life of 'Monk' Hunter and the Hunter Airbase. A native of Rochester, New York, Bill Cathcart recently retired from WTOC-TV after 29-years of service, the last 24 as the station's Vice-President and General Manager.


4th Annual Taste of Richmond Hill

annual-taste-of-rhgalive-14The Tastiest Night in Richmond Hill

The Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 4th Annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours on Thursday November 13th from 5:30 to 7pm at the Richmond Hill City Center.


Low Country Eye Care Moves to New Office in Richmond Hill

low-country-eyecareRibbon Cutting for Low Country Eye Care

On October 27, 2014, Low Country Eye Care reopened for business in its newly constructed, free-standing building located at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza. To commemorate the grand opening of its new building, Low Country Eye Care hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 12, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at its new location; catered food and drinks and tours of the new building were provided.


Paws in the Park Festival Raises Over $1,300

Bark-Park-Ribbon-Cutting-40Fall Festival Raises Money for Newly Opened Bryan County Bark Park

The Bryan County Bark Park reports on a successful first week since its opening on November 5th with over $1,300 raised at the Paws in The Park Fall Festival last weekend. This will go towards paying down the $20,000 funding gap which needs to be closed before phase two of the Bark Park can begin in the New Year.


2014 Veterans Observance Day in Richmond Hill

veterans-day2014Vietnam Veterans Recognized in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary

The City of Richmond Hill and Bryan County observed Veterans Day on November 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. in J. F. Gregory Park. The observance honored those who have served and continue to serve our country in the armed services, along with police, firefighter and other emergency service workers who lay their lives on the line every day.


2014 Captain Matthew Freeman Memorial 5k

matthew-freeman-run14Memorial Run Held on Veterans Day in Richmond Hill

The annual Captain Matthew Freeman Memorial 5k was held at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill on Tuesday, November 11. The race was followed by a Veterans Day observance conducted by the City of Richmond Hill.


CCA Richmond Hill Annual Banquet and Auction

cca-banquetDedicated to Conserving and Enhancing Local Marine Resources

On Saturday, November 8, 2014, the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Richmond Hill held its annual banquet and auction at Marker 107 in Richmond Hill, Georgia. The Coastal Conservation Association of Richmond Hill is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation, promotion and enhancement of local marine resources. The organization has been working towards building the Richmond Hill chapter in active membership and fundraising, as well as continuing with local projects that have a positive impact on our local estuaries.


An Evening of Fellowship and Art

arts-onthe-coastArts on the Coast and Leahy Art Gallery Host Annual Art Show

On Saturday, November 8, Arts on the Coast and Leahy Art Gallery held their annual art show at Leahy Art Gallery and Richmond Hill Court. The evening celebrated the arts with hors d'oeuvres, beverages and music - fun for the whole family! Guests also had the pleasure of mingling with our local community artists.


4th Annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours

tasteShowcasing the Best Restaurants of Richmond Hill

The Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce presents the 4th Annual Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours Thursday Nov. 13th  from 5:30 to 7pm at the Richmond Hill City Center.


Richmond Hill Mayor Fowler to Chair GMA's 2014 Mayor's Christmas Motorcade

Richmond-Hill-Mayor-Fowler-to-Chair-GMAs-2014Georgia Municipal Association’s 2014 Christmas Motorcade for Coastal Region

Richmond Hill, Ga. - The city of Richmond Hill, Ga. is pleased to announce its participation in the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA’s) 2014 Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade, a program that provides holiday gifts for and raises awareness of the needs of patients of Georgia’s mental health hospitals. Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler will be chairing this year’s event for the coastal region.






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