In 2009, more than $147,000 was raised by the community to help the Chester Family YMCA meet the needs of local people. Numerous families, kids and older active adults grew in spirit, mind and body because of the generosity of the community.
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield honored its volunteer drivers, HandyHands, teachers and committee members on Tuesday, April 27, for their service to the community’s elderly, according to information from Tricia Wolfe, the center’s executive director.
For Chester native Brinn Black, a future in music was never in question.
A healthy crowd gathered Thursday to officially mark the opening of Morgan Keegan’s new Chester Village Green branch.
A blackbird rode the currents of a recent breezy day, surveying possible nesting places. A 6-inch-long twig impeded her lift, but she eventually found her landing site atop the golden arches of a McDonald’s sign on Jefferson Davis Highway.
Nicole Jordan, founder of the Chester Village Farmer’s Market, knows exactly what she wants to see when the market opens for the season on May 1.
Elizabeth Winfree Quaiff, 87, lives not more than five miles from where she grew up. Sharp as a tack with a long memory and a family history with deep roots in Virginia, the spectrum of her life’s story spans the beginning of her education in Beulah’s one-room school house to a portrait of her in her teens that graces the cover of a coffee table art book and even to her raising Monarch butterflies on her back patio.