Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Food Volunteer training program is a great opportunity for those who love cooking and learning about nutrition and wellness, to be trained to empower others to make healthy lifestyle changes. The City of Petersburg and Chesterfield County offices of Virginia Cooperative Extension will co-sponsor a... Read more
Karate dojo offers self-defense classes
In today’s society, self-defense may be crucial. “Self-defense is extremely important, not just for the mind, but for the body as well,” said Doug Taylor, one of the head instructors at Dong’s Karate in Chester. Self-defense includes physical and mental preparation, he said during a Feb. 8 self-defense class.... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools Adult Continuing Education opens registration at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 for the spring semester. Through the Adult Continuing Education Office, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers many opportunities in workforce training, GED preparation, enrichment and English for Speakers of Other Languages. New this year, various classes... Read more
RICHMOND – Sean, 25, didn’t socialize much in high school, but respite weekends at the Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker in Chesterfield now give him the chance. Sean truly enjoys his time with his Camp Baker buddies, according to his mom Teresa, who says it is a safe place... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat When Sandra Mayes retired from her job, she and her cousin went on the hunt for something to do. Since her cousin lives in Midlothian and she lives in Prince George, she said the pair wanted to find a place where they could meet in the... Read more
CHESTER – As first responders, paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) must always be ready to jump into action. They must be knowledgeable, quick-thinking, logical, composed, compassionate, and, when the situation arises, innovative to ensure their patients get the best care possible. With each workday comes the possibility of... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents a badge workshop for Boy Scouts in September. The Boy Scout American Heritage Badge Workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Historic... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, presents programs in support of home-schooling families. These programs, designed for all grade levels, are fun and engaging, and they cover specific learning objectives. Discovering Chesterfield’s Past This program addresses what... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer. Diggin’ in History Beginner Archaeology Camp is designed for children ages eight through 12. The children will learn how to search for clues from the past.... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library will offer a free summer meals program for children 18 years old and younger. The lunch program is scheduled June 20-July 27, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at three of the county’s libraries. The USDA; funded program involves a partnership with Childcare Resources, a national agency... Read more