Lemonade for the Cure
After looking at the building plans for a lemonade stand and the pile of wood to be cut and assembled Friday, July 18, a few of the of Chesterfield Community Church (CCC) members did not think they could get it done. The mission was to build a lemonade stand... Read more
Sales Tax Holidays A new Virginia law combines three separate sales-tax holiday periods into one, from Aug. 7 through Aug. 9. Hurricane preparedness, exemption on school supplies and clothing, and a four-day exemption on items designated as Energy Star. Details: www.tax.virginia.gov and click the “Learn more” link. Old-Fashioned Doll Day... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 4/5
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its fifth week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the next issues. The contest will continue through August 26.  Send your entries to info@villagepublishing.com.  Be sure to include your name and... Read more
Aesthetics, Amenities and History
Many of the area’s historic houses have gone the way of the wrecking ball or lack of tender loving care, but some that have been in danger and close to extinction have been saved by those who have an affinity for great old houses. One Chester home found its... Read more
August 5 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3– 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. SUMMER OF STEAM: DECORATING WITH ELECTRICITY. Central Library. 1– 3 p.m. Using conductive copper tape, mini LED stickers and imagination, learn about basic circuits by creating one-of-a-kind designs that light up. Registration... Read more
Random Act of Kindness
A few weeks ago, Yvonne and Otis Royster stopped by Little Caesars Pizza to pick-up 12 pizzas for the Bingo Party at McGuire Veterans Hospital. Ms. Royster had six pizzas stacked in hand when passing a car with three teenagers. She was surprised when one of the boys offered... Read more
Minnie Susie Elliott celebrates 106 years
Sue Patton and Betty Patton visitwith their mother, Susie Elliott, at Tyler’s Retreat almost daily. Mrs. Elliott celebrated her 106th birthday last weekend, August 1. She is the mother of nine children – three of her children have passed away. She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to... Read more
VN cheers for USA at World Cup
The Chesterfield United U13/ U14 Girls Soccer Team visited Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa, Ontario, for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The girls played three international games and attended three World Cup games. The U13 girls are pictured here at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal where they watched No. 1... Read more
Helen Chase turns 100
Helen Chase formerly of Point Pleasant,West Virginia, celebrated her 100th birthday July 17, at Lucy-Corr Village. In attendance were family members, including two of her great-great grandchildren. Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure Continues in Japan
Cosby High School world history and human geography teacher and Chester resident Anne Canipe is continuing her world travels this week as she visits Tokyo and attends the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Her trip to Asia followed her visit to San Francisco and attended a week-long... Read more