Working right through the hard rain of the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea, over 200 volunteers constructed a playground at Bensley Community Center on Drewry’s Bluff Road in only one day. The playground was part of a program called KaBOOM! designed to get kids out from in front of the television and into the fresh air.
Last week, the Chester Community Association (CCA) awarded their Orchid Award to Commonwealth Photography. CCA board member Larry Madison (right) presented Jeff and Julia Bowman with the award for their exemplarary care and maintenence of their property at the corner of Old Hundred and Harrowgate Road.
Just before leaving for Afghanistan in November, Sgt. Aaron Wittman pointed toward a majestic, tree-lined walkway at Georgia’s Fort Stewart.
The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services recently honored 13 individual volunteers and one group for their outstanding volunteer service. The President’s Volunteer Service Awards were presented to the following for service rendered during 2012.
In 2003, Kristopher Ryan Liss began his journey through Scouting as a Tiger with Cub Scout Pack 2819 and in 2007 he earned his religious award. In February 2008 he achieved the Arrow of Light award, the highest award in Cub Scouts. Liss crossed over to Troop 2837 in February 2008 and has served in many different leadership roles while in the Troop.
“Health and Vitality with Heart Failure.” Morris Cardiovascular and Risk Reduction Center weekly class. $15 fee for non-members. 228 Johnson Creek Dr. Chester. For information call 530-1044 or visit www.morriscardio.com.
The sunset of school days is upon us and high school graduation is this week. This is also the week that a local organization, MEGA Mentors, winds down for the summer and assesses the successes of its program.