The Henricus Foundation recently announced that it has received a third consecutive grant from The Cameron Foundation to implement the Partnership in Education Project for Petersburg City Public Schools, according to a press release.
The School Board approved a fiscal 2011 budget last week that includes about $56.4 million in cuts and eliminates about 325 jobs.
The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved ordinance amendments that will fill a gap left by a February Virginia Supreme Court decision.
Community groups and families are gearing up for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Great Strides Walk-a-thon, which will take place in Chester on Sunday, May 16.
When a local Girl Scout and her family lost everything in a fire on April 11, her fellow scouts and other community groups banded together to help meet the family’s needs.
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.