The Chesterfield County Police Department presented 76 individual volunteers with President’s Volunteer Service Awards, a national honor offered in recognition of volunteer service, on April 27.
In a quiz contest similar to Jeopardy, on April 22 the Equine 4-H Clubs of Chesterfield County competed in the Horse Bowl, but all the questions are about horses. Question categories included conformation, anatomy, nutrition, riding disciplines and breeds.
The winners of the Outstanding Youth Awards were announced recently at a ceremony at Thomas Dale High School. The adult winners were Tom Leahy and Roy Reynolds for providing a seamless transition to Cub Scout Troop 922 after their scout master left without notice.
Families Anonymous Weekly Meeting. A 12-step program for families and friends with a loved one with the disease of addiction. Huguenot Rd. Baptist Church, pre-school bldg. 7:30 p.m. 804-657-7250, www.familiesanonymous.org.
Three girls were recently rescued from their captor of 10 years and all of America rejoiced for the return of these missing persons.
The Chester Rotary welcomed the largest crowd yet to their annual Grillin’ on the Green event last Thursday. Patrons enjoyed several samplings of area barbequer’s best recipes, but only one could be named Chester’s best barbeque. The 2013 people’s choice barbeque title was won by Bigs BBQ.
The Chester Baptist Church Preschool welcomed the flight crew from the VCU Med-Flight team on Wednesday May 2 as a part of their “Community Helpers Week.” The children were able to watch the helicopter fly in and descend into the front parking lot and received a lesson on how the Med-Flight works to help others.