The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents an American Heritage merit badge workshop for Boy Scouts in December. The Boy Scout American Heritage Merit Badge Workshop will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon... Read more
By Jennifer Swartz Justin Farren, a senior at Cosby High School and a member of Troop 2860, designed and constructed a sensory garden for C.E. Curtis Elementary School as part of his Eagle Scout “journey.” The project includes two sensory boards, a tree cookie walking path, and three play... Read more
Dr. Joseph P. Casey, County Administrator, spoke at the regular meeting of the Woman’s Club of Chester on Nov. 7. He was introduced by Sarah Snead, Deputy County Supervisor for Human Services and Dorothy Jaeckle, our Bermuda District Supervisor. Since November is Cultural Arts Awareness Month, Dr. Casey focused... Read more
Chester Garden Club members created spectacular floral arrangements interpreting selected art pieces during the 13th bi-annual Fine Arts & Flowers at the Virginia Museum of Art. They joined volunteers from over 50 garden clubs in Virginia. Nearly 90 interpretive arrangements were on display during the four-day event., All of... Read more
Chester Lions Club wishes to thank all of the community who donated to their White Cane fund raiser recently. Although it was the first time that they did not reach their goal, that was not because of lack of support from the community. The Lions do get their locations... Read more
CHESTERFIELD —On behalf of the Rotary Club of Chester, Dr. Sam Galstan presented Brian Galusha, assistant scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of American Troop 819, with a $ 1,000 check August 9. Troop 819 was founded in 1932, and is one of the oldest BSA Troops in the area. The troop... Read more
The Chester Community Association (CCA) presented the business owners and property owner of 4507 Lee Street with the Orchid Award for exemplary care and upkeep of their property. The Orchid Award is given to recognize businesses that have excellent landscaping and curb appeal. Pictured from left: Les Blackwell, LC... Read more
Last week the Chester Community Association met with Thomas Dale JROTC members to present them with a monetary contribution of $1,000 to benefit the JROTC program. Thomas Dale JROTC has been a vital ally to the CCA over the last decade by lending support at ChesterFest every fall. Pictured... Read more
Virginia was the 29th state in the United States to legalize a state run lottery when it voted 57 for and 43 opposed in 1987.  Virginia was also the first Southern state to allow a lottery. Of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, all now have lotteries with the exception... Read more