You know that family that loses their house to a fire, or loses their jobs and then their home because they can’t pay the mortgage, or a single mother living on just her income that has a catastrophic illness. You know them, you may be them. We can all be them tomorrow because sometimes it gets tough.
The Chesterfield Triad invites county seniors to its meeting on Thursday, Dec. 19, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Chesterfield County Police Department Police Support Services Division, 2730 Hicks Rd. A Christmas social will follow the business meeting.
Girl Scouts from the Chester Service Unit gathered last Tuesday evening at the Chester gazebo singing Christmas carols and hoping for a glimpse of Santa Claus. It was the annual Christmas tree lighting at the gazebo sponsored by Girl Scout troops 507 and 3709.
21st Annual James River Parade of Lights. 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Dutch Gap Boat Landing, 501 Coxendale Rd., The Bluff at Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Rd.
Village News asked parade Chairperson Angela McDaniel about this year’s Christmas Parade. The parade start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 and will run from the Chester YMCA to Chester Village.
The Chester Community Association (CCA) is bringing holiday cheer to Rt. 10 in the form of Christmas wreaths. In 2011, the CCA started their annual Christmas mission by hanging six wreaths through Chester Village. They added 10 in 2012 and 15 more this year for a total of 31 wreaths, extending from Robertson Avenue to Chester Road.
At a recent dinner meeting of the Chester Civitan Club at Pietro’s Pizza; Bill Collie, current President of the Club presented Jesse Garman with a certificate of appreciation for being number one in sales of Civitan’s Claxton fruitcakes in the Chester area.