The Matoaca Woman’s Club kickoff their year in which they celebrated the club’s 50th anniversary with a potluck dinner before their first business meeting of 2017-2018 opened. Peggy Perkinson, president, presided over the opening Sept. 19 at New Hope Baptist Church, with members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and... Read more
Church, club replace leaky roof for food bank
The Chesterfield Food Bank and its five different food programs fed 1,800 people last week. While their focus was on feeding people, two of their partners, Grace Lutheran Church and the Chester Rotary Club, took the weekend to shore up their physical facilities by replacing the roof of their... Read more
The Chester Kiwanis Club is making preparations for the 2017 Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. This year’s parade theme is “Parade of the Christmas Toys.” The parade will take place Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. It will begin at the Chester YMCA and end at Harrowgate Road. Entrants that... Read more
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