What's Up: Upcoming Events


Still time to participate in Relay for Life on June 2

Most people have been touched by cancer during their lives; a mother, father, cousin, sister, great aunt. Relay from Life is an event that has been taking place at the L.C. Bird High School’s outdoor track for 12 years. The purpose is to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

Women’s Club presents check to arts foundation

The Woman’s Club of Chester presented a $2,500 check to the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation to be used toward the construction of the long-awaited Chesterfield Center for the Arts that will be located in Chester adjoining the existing Chester Library on Centre Street.

Troop 325: Making a difference

Girl Scout Troop 325 has been very busy this year. They are a multi-level troop sponsored by Ecoff Elementary School. “The girls are rapidly becoming leaders,” said Sylvia Wall.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 30
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy.
Details: 861-2620.

Future Alternatives Networking Group. 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Capital Region Workforce Center, 7333 White Pine Rd., Richmond. Details: 271-8510.

Thursday, May 31

BREAKOUT: Nicholas Tanguma publishes first book, a sci-fi thriller

It would have pleased and comforted Jeremiah Nicholas to know the target had spent plenty of time both hiding and bleeding after their encounter, cursing him as the most spectacular of the Phaelon’s ambassadors ever to face her.

Sibley’s and Brocks BBQ tie at Grillin’ on the Green

On Thursday May 17, the scent of mouthwatering bar-b-que was tantalizing people from all over Chester; they could be seen crossing Route 10 in droves. They were all heading to the Village Green where the Chester Rotary was hosting Grillin’ on the Green.

Eighty-year-old records discovered at car dealership

Now that the ceiling has be taken down and hauled off you can see the lintels that once stretched across the service doors of the old service station that is now encased by Heritage Chevrolet.