5th Annual Kids' Crabbing Tourney to be Hosted at Ft. McAllister Marina

crab-tournamentProceeds Benefit Family Promise of Bryan County

The 5th annual Kids’ Crabbing Tourney, presented by Salt Cured, will be held at Ft. McAllister Marina on October 4.  Last year’s event drew over 100 children competing for the heaviest catch. Individuals or teams may weigh-in their 10 largest crabs.  Proceeds, with a guaranteed minimum of $500, will be donated to Family Promise of Bryan County on behalf of the winner.  Additional prizes will be awarded to winners and all participants will receive a medal.  Drawings will be held for additional prizes.  There will be music by Camren Rewis, hermit crab races, tie-dying tee shirts, snow cones, giveaways and more.  A traditional crab boil will follow.


September Business After Hours at Ameris Bank

ameris-bank-business-in-richmond-hill-gaBusiness Networking in Richmond Hill

The point of business networking is to develop relationships that have potential. The Chamber’s monthly Business After Hours offers business people the ideal avenue to network and build business relationships. Last night, September 18th, the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce hosted it’s September Business After Hours at Ameris Bank located at 10425 Ford Avenue.


Radiant Skin Medical Spa Ribbon Cutting and Open House

grand-opening-radiantskin-gaPremier Full Service Medical Spa Opens in Richmond Hill

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests joined for Radiant Skin Medical Spa Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. The ribbon cutting was held at 5:30 p.m. and was immediately followed by an open house. Guest enjoyed appetizers while taking in Radiant Skin’s spa-like atmosphere. Many spa giveaways were given throughout the evening.


WaterWays Township Celebrates 5th Year with the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

waterways-ts-logoRichmond Hill Community Continues Local Support Through Sponsorship

Richmond Hill, Ga. – Sept. 17 2014 – Today, WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated master-planned community in south Bryan County, announced plans to participate for their fifth year in the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival (GOSF). “For the past 16 years, the GOSF has helped highlight the Georgia coastline’s heritage through this tremendous event,” said Vance Askew – sales and marketing director, WaterWays Township. “In an effort to support that mission and to share it with our resident families and the local community, we’re proud to be back for our fifth year of sponsorship participation in the GOSF.” This year’s festival will take place from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 – Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 and is expected to host more than 35,000 attendees. The event will feature a wide variety of local food vendors, 50 arts and crafts booths, a 5K Crab Crawl run, carnival games and rides, and Grammy Award-winning band Blues Traveler as the entertainment headliner. “The GOSF is certainly the local event of the season,” said Askew. “If you want a weekend of family friendly fun, award-winning entertainment and the best seafood available in the area, you don’t want to miss this festival!”


Richmond Hill City Center Announces 2nd Festive Friday Fundraiser

people-reunionFestive Friday to Benefit Pay it Forward Foundation of Bryan County 

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR


RICHMOND HILL, GA – September 15th 2014 The Richmond Hill City Center reports on a successful first Festive Friday which took place last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.  The City Center is looking forward to welcoming more people to the second event this Friday September 19th which will benefit the Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, a well-known local organization headed by Dana Lewis which helps the less fortunate in our community.


15th Annual Pumpkin Patch in Richmond Hill (Oct 4)

girl-with-pumpkinRichmond Hill Garden Club to Host Annual Tradition at J.F. Gregory Park

Pumpkins and mums, games for fun, face painting and good food, home and garden decorations—that's what you'll find at this year's Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. A tradition for 15 years now, this year's event will be held in the pavilion in J. F. Gregory Park on Saturday, October 4, from 9-1. Admission is free. Tickets ($1 each) must be purchased to play games, buy food, or have faces painted.


The game options have been expanded this year. In addition to the usual Fish Pond, Ring the Pumpkin, Pick a Pumpkin, and Bean Bag Toss into giant pumpkin mouths (little pumpkin mouths for little kids in the Pumpkin Toss), the garden club is introducing Pumpkin Wheel of Fortune and Creepy Feels. Each game requires a $1 ticket to play, and each player wins a prize. Face painting requires either a $1 ticket or 3 $1 tickets, depending on the complexity of the design.


Rotary Club Donates to Provide Handicapped Access for Henderson Park

barkpark-visit-mainDistrict Governor Visits Henderson Park Site in Richmond Hill, GA

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) September 15th 2014 The Rotary District Governor – Ted Thompson – made his annual visit to the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and was delighted to visit the recently completed handicapped access walkway at Henderson Park which was in part funded by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.


Off Broadway Dance Studio Ribbon Cutting and Open House

offbroadway-grandopeningYour Dance Destination in Richmond Hill, GA

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and other guests joined for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House for Off Broadway Dance Studio on Friday, September 12th at 480 Edsel Drive, Suite 200.


Voice Festival Fundraiser Dinner Hosted in Richmond Hill

Chad-headshotSuites at Station Exchange to Host Voice Festival Dinner Fundraiser

RICHMOND HILL, GA – September 15th 2014 to celebrate National Opera week, the Suites at Station Exchange and Station Exchange At Home are hosting a magical evening of delicious food, wine and the vocal arts.  Artists from the Savannah VOICE Festival will perform favorite music from Broadway, opera and popular song at a special fundraising dinner held at the Suites at Station Exchange located at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill from 6.30-9.30pm on Saturday October 25th 2014.


Horsin' Around with 'Wines and Equines' Fundraiser

horse-backriding2nd Annual ‘Wines and Equines’ Fundraiser to Support Therapeutic Riding Experiences for Individuals with Disabilities

SAVANNAH, GA – September 11th 2014 Horsin’ Around is hosting their second annual ‘Wines and Equines’ fundraiser to encourage people to support therapeutic riding experiences for individuals with disabilities.  The event will take place on the evening of Saturday October 25, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at 1032 John Carter Rd. Bloomingdale, GA.


9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Hosted by BCES & RH Fire Department

we-remember-the-9-11"WE PROMISE TO REMEMBER THE 11th OF SEPTEMBER"

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 the Bryan County Emergency Services and the Richmond Hill Fire Department hosted a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Bryan County Firefighter Memorial located behind the County Administration Building on Captain Mathew Freeman Drive. The service was designed to honor all victims and their family members involved in the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York City, Washington D.C, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


Yappy Hour with Music by Roger Widener (Sept 17)

Dexter-doggieBark Park to Host Monthly Yappy Hour at Fish Tales

RICHMOND HILL, GA – September 10, 2014 Richmond Hill, GA: The Bryan County Bark Park is delighted to welcome back talented local musician Roger Widener at its September Yappy Hour which will take place on the evening of Wednesday September 17 from 6-8pm.


Run at Work/School Day Event Coming to Game Changers

run-richmondhillga9th Annual Run at Work Day to be Celebrated on September 19

Georgia Game Changers Running Company and Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant have partnered with the largest grassroots running organization in the country, the Road Runners Club of America, to promote the 9th Annual RUN@WORK Day on September 19, 2014. Through this partnership, our organizations are working together to promote physical activity and healthy living within our community and around the country.


2014 Bryan County Campaign Kickoff for United Way

unitedway-charityUnited Way of the Coastal Empire Announces Bryan County Goal of $75,000

The United Way of the Coastal Empire held its annual kickoff campaign for Bryan County on September 9th in Richmond Hill, GA. This annual event serves to kick start Bryan County’s campaign season.


2nd Annual Shoot to Kill Cancer Sporting Clays Fun Shoot

shootto-kill-cancerTeam LIFESAVERS Raises Money to Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Team LIFESAVERS hosted their second annual Shoot to Kill Cancer Sporting Clays Fun Shoot this past Saturday, September 6th. The event was held at Dorchester Shooting Preserve, and was sponsored by Galbreath & Son's Heating and Air.


First Tee of Savannah Announces 10th Anniversary Gala (Oct 11)

gala-celebration10th Anniversary Gala Celebration with Stevens Hale and Associates

(SAVANNAH, GA) The First Tee of Savannah will host the 10th Anniversary Gala Celebration with Stevens Hale and Associates as presenting sponsors on Saturday, October 11, at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Themed “Links to Success”, the evening will tee-off with dinner, a silent auction, live music and dancing. We expect 300 guests to attend. The gala will showcase how the program has grown from serving 150 participants in 2004 to providing access to golf for over 40,000 young people over the past 10 years.


Off Broadway Hosts an Exciting Workshop with SYTYCD Winner (Sept 27)

Chehon-Wespi-TschoopChehon Wespi-Tschoop Set to Teach 2 Master Classes in Richmond Hill, GA

Off Broadway is pleased and proud to announce our latest guest artist/choreographer, Mr. Chehon Wespi-Tschoop, the WINNER of So You Think You Can Dance, Season 9! We are the only studio in the greater GA coastal area to have a WINNER as a guest teacher!


Curves Hosts National Open House Week (Sept 15-20)

090414 SeptOpenHouseRecent Survey Finds Nearly Seven in Ten Women Would Like More “Me Time”

Richmond Hill , GA (Grassroots Newswire) Sept 4, 2014 -- Curves International, Inc., (http://www.curves.com/) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, announced today that participating Curves are hosting an Open House the week of September 15-20, 2014 and new members can receive 30 days free,* in addition to a free workout. The Open House week provides women with the opportunity to check out their local "all-new" Curves and take some important "me time" for themselves.


9th Annual Buddy Walk Names Jamie Deen as Grand Marshal

Jamie-DeenRaising Awareness and Funds for Down Syndrome

(SAVANNAH, GA) American cook, restaurateur, and TV personality, Jamie Deen will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Buddy Walk. The ninth annual event begins Saturday, October 4 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park. Thousands of people are expected to attend this year’s event to raise awareness and funds for local programs, including Camp Buddy and Night of Champions. Deen sits on the LDSS board and has also served as Buddy Walk Grand Marshal multiple times.


Friends of the Library In-the-Book-Room Sale (Sept 16)

colorful-books-wallpaperThe Friends of the Richmond Hill Library Monthly In-the-Book-Room Sale

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will hold its monthly In-the-Book-Room Sale on Tuesday, September 16, from 2-6.  The monthly sale is in response to customer requests for additional access, beyond the regular daily sales in the library, to a larger quantity of quality used books.






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