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.
Linda King was named the 2011 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother last week during a Tuesday morning reception at Magnolia Grange.
Protect your family from fire was the theme this year for National Fire Prevention Week, observed October 9-15.
For the last few weeks, Henricus Historical Park has been closed to film segments of “To Have and To Hold” – a feature film depicting life in the Virginia Colony during 1619 – but this week, however, marks an end to filming at the site.
At a very young age Rick Young got a glimpse of human potential. His father, once a pilot in World War II and now a retired physicist with NASA, would take him to space launches in Florida, where Young had the privilege of meeting world-renown scientists and astronauts.
The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour is coming to the Chesterfield County Airport, Oct. 21-24, as part of its nationwide tour. This is a rare opportunity to visit and explore three World War II aircraft: the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” the Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” and a P-51 Mustang.