Rob Hankins, right, president of Beach Community Grange presented Robert Steele, director at Camp Baker, with two checks totaling $2200 from the Beach Community Grange No. 958. The money was raised at a recent Longaberger Basket Bingo held to benefit Camp Baker by the Grange. Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp... Read more
Columbia Gas of Virginia has provided a $5,000 grant to the Chesterfield Food Bank in helping reduce the number of neighbors in our home town who go hungry each and every day. “The number of people in our community who are food-insecure continues to be a great challenge,” said... Read more
Virginia State University will host a presentation by Ira Wallace, Central Virginia master gardener and owner of the cooperative Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. The presentation, Family Heirloom Seeds: Saving Our Stories, Saving Biodiversity, will be held on Thursday, April 7 at 3:30 PM in the Engineering Auditorium. Wallace coordinates... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a family-friendly drop-in event at the County Museum on Saturday, April 16. Stop by anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to learn about the camp life of Union and Confederate soldiers, and their uniforms, equipment, food, military drills and... Read more
Center for the Arts Construction to Begin Soon
CHESTER, VA – Only months away from breaking ground, the Chesterfield Center for the Arts, to be located on Centre Street adjacent to the Chester Library, is looking forward to a grand opening projected to be in the fall of 2017. The planning is concluding on the 19,000 square... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board announced today its unanimous selection of Goochland County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane, a former Chesterfield County school administrator, as the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Lane’s appointment, which is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the School Board,... Read more
March 19 Easter Celebration 10:30 a.m. until Noon Chester Baptist Church 4317 School St. 3-5th grade Crafts, Snacks, games, egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. until Noon Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church 2025 Florence Ave. Bring a basket for your eggs March 20 Palm... Read more
Second Baptist Church Men’s Fellowship is holding an education forum featuring guest speaker University of Richmond President Dr. Ronald Crutcher. The discussion will be focused on the challenges and opportunities America’s educational systems are facing. The forum is open to the public and will be held Saturday, March 26... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer. Diggin’ in History Beginner Archaeology Camp is designed for children ages eight through 12 who will learn how to search for clues from the past. Hands-on... Read more
Nominees for Empowering Neighborhood Awards, and vendors for the upcoming Empowering Neighborhoods Forum, where the awards will be presented, are sought ahead of the upcoming event. The 2016 Empowering Neighborhoods Forum will be held Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Thomas R. Fulgham Conference Center, 13900... Read more