Wednesday, July 18
Farmer’s Market sponsored by the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mimms Loop. Chesterfield County Complex.
Summer Reading Program 2012: Turn Your Life into Stories! Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov or call 318-8778.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time Summer 2012. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.
The last Mormon pioneer company crossed miles of treacherous wilderness heading west 143 years ago. Commemorating their faith and sacrifices, nearly 300 teenagers from 30 congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embarked upon similar treks this summer.
It was a tragic night on the water at Dutch Gap boat landing on Saturday, July 7, when a 20-foot boat caught fire around 8 p.m., with eight people on board. Lee Walker of Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a Hopewell man died as a result of the fire.
The ride to Richmond is not such a teeth-chattering event anymore. With VDOTs contract to add a smooth layer of asphalt to the potholed surface, most will agree the ride is more enjoyable.
The Chesterfield County Planning Commission will continue work on the Comprehensive Plan 2035 during the afternoon work session and will follow-up on the discussion from the last meeting on the Ettrick Speed Rail Station during their meeting scheduled Tuesday, July 17 in the Public Meeting Room.
Chester and its neighbors are still digging and sawing out of a sea of debris from storms that pounded the area, first on June 29 as a major wind event and then round 2 o’clock on June 30 as severe thunderstorms, wind and torrential rains.
The Beta Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently raised funds and collected items needed to place in ‘Smile Bags’ that are given to children receiving the services of Operation Smile around the world.
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Retired Colonel Alan R. Cunningham and his father, Mr. Louis Cunningham, Chester residents, will be among the organizations awarded special recognition in the Veterans’ Hall of the National Museum of the United States Army, which is to be built at Fort Belvoir,16 miles south of Washington, D.C.