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
During the White Cane fund raising event on May 6 and 7, the Chester Lions Club met their monetary goal and the members met many wonderful supporters from the community. Many of those generous people are friends of members of the Lions and all are very kind-hearted.  There are... Read more
The Chester Garden Club members will have a plant sale on Saturday, May 21 at the Chester Farmers Market on the Village Green from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Assorted perennials, herbs, and small shrubs will be available. All proceeds will be used by the Garden Club to beautify... Read more
Members of the Kiwanis Club of Chester cleaned up Route 10 last Saturday. Joining the effort were from left, John Howsman, Greg White, Noelle Grosso, Pam Dvorak, Wayne Stuart, Wendy Holiday, Gary Burleigh, Bob Holiday, CJ Weaver. Read more
The Woman’s Club of Chester has “Celebrations From Our Kitchen to Yours” cookbook available for holiday gift giving. The cookbook consists of its members favorite family recipes and is available for $12.50 plus $5.85 for shipping. This is a fund raiser for the club. To order you cookbook/s for... Read more
The Woman’s Club of Chester invites all youth, 12 through 14 years of age, to submit an original 250-word essay on the subject “What It Means To Me To Be An American Citizen.” The essay should include the feelings and beliefs of the writer. Essays will be judged on... Read more
For the holidays and as a way to raise funds for the club’s vision projects, the Chester Lions Club members have delicious Virginia Peanuts from Plantation Peanuts in Wakefield available for the holidays. “The club recently began offering these tasty treats as an inducement to encourage people to increase... Read more
Lions Announce White Cane Fund Raiser
The Chester Lions would like to thank the community for their support at the ChesterFest last weekend and at their White Cane fundraiser this weekend. They will be at the Wal-Mart on Route 10 and the Kroger in the Breckenridge Shopping Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on... Read more
Woman’s Club Supply Books for Summer Reading
The Woman’s Club of Chester presents a check to Harrowgate Elementary School Principal Dr. Patrice Wilson to support the school’s summer reading program. The funds have allowed for the purchase of a large variety of books to be used for the school’s community book mobile. If you live in... Read more
Civitans Show Appreciation
Harley Young, Chester Civitan Candy Box Chairperson, recently presented a certificate of appreciation to Tina Phillingane, one of the managers of the Chester Shoney’s in the Bermuda Square Shopping Center on Jefferson Davis Highway. Shoney’s has led all Chester Civitan Candy Box locations in collecting donations for the past... Read more