Twelve girls from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1959 recently met for lunch at Howlett’s to reminisce about old times. News from the class included words from Aleta Goodwyn Jenkins, who is now a published author with her book titled “Poems to Ponder,” which is illustrated by her daughter Julie Jenkins Strohkorb.
This weekend, comic book lovers – and even just curious citizens – of Chesterfield County can experience Virginia Comicon’s 25th anniversary celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel off Richmond’s West Broad Street, paying tribute to a quarter-century of holding comic book conventions throughout the Commonwealth.
The Lions Club of Chester is asking members of the community to support the White Cane Drive this weekend. The White Cane Drive is a charitable initiative which raises money to assist blind and visually impaired individuals.
Wednesday, October 26
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Details: 318-8778.
Computer Class: DDL for eBooks. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register library.chesterfield.gov or call 751-CCPL.
Computer Class: DDL for eAudioBooks. Chester Library. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Details: 748-6314.
Two weeks after competing in Kona, Hawaii, for the Ironman World Championship, Robert Flanigan is taking some much-needed time off. After finishing in the top 500 competitors (out of 1,900) – a race that took him 10 hours and eight minutes to complete – he has returned to his Chester home where he can finally reflect on his exciting year.
The board of directors of SAFE (Substance Abuse Free Environment, Inc.), a community coalition in Chesterfield County that seeks to prevent substance abuse, has presented Mary Lib Morgan the Sharyl W. Adams Award for her outstanding contributions.