What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am


Chesterfield firefighters to receive Valor Awards

The Retail Merchants Association, or RMA held its 23rd Annual Valor Awards Breakfast and Ceremony on Friday Oct. 5, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

A nice break

Life isn’t normal when you live with a chronic disease. Some days are bad, but some days are really good. Faith Miller has been living with a chronic disease since she was first diagnose in the fourth grade. She has Cystic Fibrosis.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 10
Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Fall classes.  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St.
Details: 706-6689.

Technology Class: MS Excel. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Register by calling 748-1603.

Early Literacy Story Times. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
No registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, October 11

Vice President Joe Biden campaigns at Fairgrounds

With less than 50 days until election-day, Vice President Biden traveled to Chesterfield on Tuesday, Sept. 25, to deliver remarks at a grassroots event at the Exhibition Hall on the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.

Teacher by day, gamer for fun

He started playing the games as a young boy. They are board games with models, but not like Monopoly.

Civil War trust honors battlefield advocate

On Sept. 20, the Civil War Trust, the nation’s largest battlefield preservation organization, recognized Chesterfield County’s George L. Fickett, Jr, as one of the two outstanding advocates for the protection of historic sites with its Chairman’s Awards for Excellence, recognizing the recipients’ “tangible contributions to the love and appreciation of history in their communities that will stretch far beyond our lifetimes,” according to Chairman Henry E. Simpson.

Local resident publishes memoir “Flight of a White Dinosaur”

James “Jim” Edward Harris, Jr. had always wanted to write his memoirs. He had experience as a newspaper reporter for the Farmville Herald and as a public relations officer in the Air Force and felt he had some writing skills.