For the last eleven years the Military History Committee of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia has been slowly acquiring properties thru working with landowners to make deals with land donations, American Battlefield Protection Program grants, private donations and fund raising.
Throughout Chesterfield County you can find an abundance of historic buildings, some in the hands of private owners and a handful that belong to the people of Chesterfield County. Historic sites and structures dot and enhance the beauty of the county landscape.
The Chesterfield County Public Library, or CCPL, Read 2 Feed program received hundreds of dollars’ worth of pet food and other items to help feed and care for dogs and cats at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter, thanks to the efforts of area readers.
On September 13, Chester Baptist Church held an Operation Inasmuch event. Operation Inasmuch is a nonprofit organization that encourages churches to join a “Compassion Revolution.” Over 1,600 churches in 21 states have joined the Revolution.
The Chamber held their inaugural Craft Beer Festival at Westchester Commons on Saturday, September 13. In spite of the on-again off-again rain showers, there were a decent amount of beer lovers present. The VIP tent was hosted by Sedona Tap House.
More than 725 volunteers braved Saturday morning’s threatening skies and occasional showers to collect 458 garbage bags full of trash and 280 bags full of recyclable materials.