Little Free Library
From left, Cathy Cheely, chapter vice regent and literacy chair for the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, county supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle and her granddaughters, and Stan Thorne, county chief of parks, are picured at R. Garland Dodd Park, which recently got a Little Free Library.... Read more
Bright Beginnings
Kiwanis Club president Hank Dvorak presents a $500 check to Michelle McKinley, community engagement director of the YMCA, at the club’s July 1 meeting. The funds support the Bright Beginnings program. Read more
Amin named Chester’s ‘Businessperson of the Year’
P.C. Amin was honored as the Chester Business Association’s Businessperson of the Year last week. In receiving the Snead-Stebbins Award for his efforts to promote business in the Chester area, Amin gave the area high praise. Amin, who immigrated to the U.S. from India, said locals have not given... Read more
Collie awarded
Chester resident Bill Collie was presented with a certificate and medallion pin June 4 recognizing over 50 years of service to the Chester area through the Civitan Club of Chester. Presenting the pin to Collie is current club treasurer Larry Grimes. Collie was a charter member of the club,... Read more
Matoaca Woman’s Club scholarship
Recent Matoaca High School graudate Ashlynn Bowers was awarded the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s Rachel McEwen Scholarship for $1,000. Bowers is pictured at the club’s June 4 picnic at New Hope Baptist Church. Read more
Lets Go Services provides rides to those in need
Lets Go Services is a new nonprofit that provides transportation and more for people who need it and might not otherwise be able to afford it. The company serves Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Richmond, Varina, and other local areas. Owner Theresa Sears saw the transportation need while... Read more
Food Bank has been helping those in need since 2010
By Carelyn Sheppard Children, seniors, veterans, homeless, struggling families, and the disabled in the community are among those being helped by the Chesterfield Food Bank. Food bank CEO Kim Hill spoke to the Chester Lions Club recently. Many people are struggling to keep nutritious food on the table and... Read more
Girl Scouts cleaning up
Girl Scout Troop No. 5257 from Enon recently worked on their community service badges by picking up trash along the trails at R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks. The troop will be holding a yard sale from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at 1613 Enon... Read more
Eye see?

Eye see?

ClubsCommunity April 24, 2019

Pat Rende spoke to the Chester Lions Club April 9 about the Lions’ KidSight USA program, which is aimed at infants and children six months to 6 years. Approximately 5 percent of children in this age group have amblyopia, a treatable disorder also known as ‘lazy eye,’ can result... Read more
Fashion show raises scholarship funds
The Woman’s Club of Chester hosted their annual fashion show Saturday, April 6, at Chester Baptist Church. The outfits were provided by Peebles Department Store of Colonial Heights, as they had prior years. A local nonprofit, Fishes and Loaves, catered the event, and 62 door prizes, raffles, and a... Read more