Water Fit

Water Fit

CommunityUncategorized September 2, 2015

Imagine that you need some exercise but find the weight room at the gym, with the buff ladies and the hulking men, intimidating. Sometimes, it is just the need to be healthy and know that one is taking care of “body business.” Many find water aerobics is an answer... Read more
New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
Chesterfield among Virginia Leaders for Life Insurance Payouts
Who collects the most life insurance money in Virginia? Chesterfield ranks number four in the ranking for the most money doled out in the Commonwealth. But the county ranks almost a whole point below Henrico and over four points behind Fairfax. It is all relative to population. Fairfax life... Read more
County Honors WWII Veterans
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recognized its World War II veterans with a resolution calling for remembrance on Aug. 14, the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. Around 28 WWII veterans attended a dinner in their honor on July 22 during the dinner break of the... Read more
Local Woman Graduates U.S. Marine Corps Boot Camp
PFC Hannah Marie Schultz, 18, of North Chesterfield, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. on April 3. PFC Schultz successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD Parris Island as one of 47 recruits in Training... Read more
Chesterfield’s Holly Love Wins Dominion Scholarship
Holly Lynn Love of Chesterfield, Va., is one of six winners of the Dominion Memorial Scholarship Program. Holly, daughter of Joe and Sally Love, will receive up to $5,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years. Now in its eighth year, the... Read more
Minnie Susie Elliott celebrates 106 years
Sue Patton and Betty Patton visitwith their mother, Susie Elliott, at Tyler’s Retreat almost daily. Mrs. Elliott celebrated her 106th birthday last weekend, August 1. She is the mother of nine children – three of her children have passed away. She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to... Read more
Meadowbrook Grad tapped for Hall of Fame
Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior. Salmon, director of student activities at... Read more
Campers get TRAK’D
Ecoff Elementary School recently completed its summer camp, which focused on TRAK’D, providing kids with hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts (STEAM). The camp is for pre-k through fifth grade children in Southern Chesterfield. “It was a high energy environment where science was fun and helped... Read more
Erbach Seeks Dale District School Board Seat
John Erbach, a local business lawyer, recently announced his candidacy for the Chesterfield County School Board to represent the Dale District. “I am proud to send my four daughters to Chesterfield County Public Schools, and I want every member of our community to have pride in our public education... Read more