Members of the Woodland Pond Garden Club and Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Center administrators braved the rain recently to reminisce and receive updates on the horticulture program and the Campbell-Cobb Greenhouse. The Chesterfield Life Changing Academy is part of the greenhouse program, and the garden club has been donating to... Read more
The Kiwanis Club of Chester is having its annual Chester 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk May 6. The run is presented in conjunction with Thomas Dale High School and the Chester YMCA and Kiwanis Club member, Duane Wittman, discussed the partnership. “We were sitting there one day and... Read more
Kathy’s garden on  garden club’s walking tour
When Chris and Kathy Griffin bought their Colonial Revival home at the corner of Richmond and Dodomeade streets 14 years ago, the yard had numerous bushes and trees. Today, because of her love of perennials, Kathy has transformed their yard into an English garden. Kathy’s garden, along with four... Read more
Women’s health issues raised at wine-lovers meeting
Over the last 12 years, the LOGs (Lover of Grapes) meet-up have been about wine and dinner. They are getting older now, and while they still love tasting different vintages, health issues are moving into the forefront. One of the members has had such a success with a physical... Read more
Dr. James Worsley, the Director of Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation was the guest speaker Monday, April 3, at the Chester Station No. 1503 Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting. Worsley presented an update on the capital improvements being made to the county’s historical parks. Chester Station No.... Read more
Mid-Cities Civic Association invited the Enon Volunteer Fire Department for dinner to show their appreciation and honor the firefighters during their First Responders Appreciation Dinner last month. Mid-Cities was formed unofficially in 1948, and chartered in 1950 as Rayon Park Community Corporation, later changing its name in 1953 to... Read more
The Chester Woman’s Club is celebrating 80 years of community service March 25 at 11 a.m. with “Pastels in Bloom,” the theme of this year’s fashion show and luncheon. This event is held each year to raise money for scholarships for several area high school students. The show will... Read more
The Hopewell Lions Club will hold their annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition March 26, 2 p.m. at Powers Memorial Baptist Church in Hopewell. There will be two divisions: vocal and instrumental. Prizes the local level will be $100 for first place winners and $50 for second place winners. First... Read more
Another wonderful afternoon at the Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade! The annual parade drew many spectators. Dorothy Jaeckle served as the Grand Marshal leading 73 groups that included floats, cars, dancers, horses, bands and more. Joe Schetting was the master of ceremony at the parade that represented local businesses, churches... Read more