Through the generosity of Chester and the surrounding community, the Chester Lions Club’s White Cane Days Drive held on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, was a tremendous success, according to members of the club.
Members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and the county administrator dressed in colonial clothing to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Citie of Henricus.
Morgan Hundley, 9, a third-grader at Matoaca Elementary School, recently donated 10 and a half inches of her hair to Locks of Love. She waited until her cheerleading season with Fame All-Stars concluded before she donated her hair.
Graham Sherman, son of Peter and Cathy Sherman, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering.
It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.
There’s no musty mansion to tour, no painting of its patriarch that hangs over the plantation house mantle; its bequest is the wildlife that has taken refuge on this majestic example of our natural world.
“It’s very important to me because it gives me a choice, where being younger a choice was robbed from me; the choice of having a childhood was robbed from me,” said the Chester resident, in a very distinct New York accent. “…So it’s a great honor for me, it’s very important because I didn’t really get the sense of family.”