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Sabra grows in Chesterfield

Last Thursday, Sabra Dipping Company announced two major initiatives to further its growth and leadership in the dips and spreads category. The company will construct a “Center of Excellence” research and development facility in Virginia to establish best practices on all aspects of culinary, food science, production, engineering, packaging, supply chain and product delivery.

Virginia Cooperative Extension master food volunteer training

Master Food Volunteer training will be conducted for those who love cooking, learning about nutrition and wellness, and are interested in helping others. This training is being held on four Tuesdays, Sept. 18 – Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Virginia State University Virginia Cooperative Extension building.

Stoney Glen residents celebrate the Fourth, raise funds for local cause

On July 4, Stoney Glen Subdivision held it’s 22nd Annual July 4th Parade. This tradition is led by our community firefighters, ends at the neighborhood pool and carries on throughout the day with games and fun for the entire family.

Thomas Dale graduate makes opera debut in “The Tenderland”

Evan Nunery, a 2009 Thomas Dale High School graduate of the Specialty Center of Visual and Performing Arts music program, recently made his opera debut in Aaron Copeland’s neoclassical opera “The Tenderland” during the inaugural season of the Southwest Virginia Summer Opera Company.

Wallet stolen from basket

A woman’s wallet was stolen; security cameras captured the incident, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify the suspects.

Police blotter

INDIAN HILL RD – Days Inn 7/5 10:30 p.m. – Unknown suspect entered business, displayed a handgun and robbed the clerk. No shots fired. No injuries reported. Items stolen.

Weekly calendar

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.

Some Must Push, Some Must Pull

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.