Working right through the hard rain of the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea, over 200 volunteers constructed a playground at Bensley Community Center on Drewry’s Bluff Road in only one day. The playground was part of a program called KaBOOM! designed to get kids out from in front of the television and into the fresh air.
The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services recently honored 13 individual volunteers and one group for their outstanding volunteer service. The President’s Volunteer Service Awards were presented to the following for service rendered during 2012.
Chesterfield County police have identified the body found in the 7000 block of Commons Plaza opposite the Courthouse area, as Richard A. Hutchins, 43. Police responded to a call for service involving a male that was unresponsive on the edge of the woods. Police say Hutchins was reported missing by family members on June 1, 2013.
Residents age six to 16 are invited to join L.C. Bird High School for basketball camp this summer. Girls’ basketball camp will run from June 17-21 and boys’ will run from June 24-28. The camps will focus on improving every aspect of the camper’s game and boost confidence in their ability.