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Recently deceased

BROOKS, Nannie Mawyer, 85, of Chester, widow of Andrew J. Brooks.
CAMERON, Rhonda Sue, 48, of Chesterfield, wife of Emil E. Cameron.

Chester Presbyterian Church names new director of music

Chester Presbyterian Church announces the appointment of Dr. Kevin Smith as its Director of Music as of December 1. Dr. Smith holds Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in conducting from the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University.

Weekly calendar

Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. 2 p.m. YMCA to the Chester Village Green.

Holiday Feast Dutch Gap Style

Have you ever wondered what it would be like hanging out with some of our community’s finest? On Thanksgiving, I spent a few hours with the brave men at Fire Station 14.

Shepherd Center Board recognized

Since its inception in 2001, the Shepherd’s Center has been enriching the lives of adults 50 and over by offering volunteer opportunities for community service and lifelong learning and helping them remain healthy, active, safe and independent in their own homes for as long as possible.

Christmas Toy Airlift Collects Toys for Military Families

Since 2009, the Virginia Chapter of the Ninety-Nines has sponsored a Christmas Toy Airlift to collect toys for military families who need help in providing for their children, many of whom are injured, ill or struggling financially.

Collecting History: Send me a postcard from wherever you are

Collecting stamps, coins or action figures is an obsession with some, but post card collectors, not only build their collections, they can enjoy the photos, the material they are made from and search for cards with a thousand themes.