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Cage Aquaculture Forum at VSU

Small farmers, landowners with farm ponds and others interested in learning how to use ponds to grow fish in cages for sale to local markets are invited to attend a two-day Cage Aquaculture Forum sponsored by Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 7
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave will be discussed.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  No registration required.

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  7 p.m. – 7:45 a.m.  No registration required.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Bronze Star: Local man receives heroes medal after 67 years

“It’s always an honor to be among a true hero. We often use that word hero too loosely, and we hang that title on movie stars, sports stars and television stars.

County offers free lawn and gardening seminars

The Chesterfield County Office of Cooperative Extension is offering county residents a series of free seminars to learn how to cope with common gardening challenges. Learn how to properly prune crepe myrtles, Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m., at the Chesterfield Technical Center, 10101 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield.

New area aquatics center to be named after distinguished independent school

Collegiate School, a member of the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership (GRAP), announced today that it will lend its name to the new state-of-the-art aquatics center. It will be officially named the “Collegiate School Aquatics Center”.

Diamond anniversary: Seventy-five years and the work continues

Upon her arrival to Chester in 1904, Maud A. Hurt, wife of Dr. A.J. Hurt, the first doctor in Chester, used her time to improve life in Chester from education, religion and community service. In 1937 she brought together a few like-minded women to begin a community service organization known as the Woman’s Club of Chester.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 29
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

Wellness Orientation Workshop (WOW). FREE class to learn about health care NOT sick care.
Limited Space.     Please RSVP to 796-3221   www.chesterchiropractic.com.