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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

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MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Chesterfield African-American Schools during the Segregated Era through July 31

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has extended the duration of its Black History exhibit on “Chesterfield County African-American Schools during the Segregated Era” through to July 31.

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The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library annual meeting. 7:15 p.m. Special guest Marc Leepson, historian, author and journalist. Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd.

50 years and still growing Grace

The Reverend Peter L. Steinke was sent down from the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod way back in the summer of 1964 to scout out a new location for a church. He stopped in at Denny’s to eat, just off I-95, and asked “where would be a good place for a church?” and he was promptly told Chester, Virginia.

Chester Baptist packages over 20,000 meals

On Saturday, May 10, around 70 Chester Baptist Church parishioners packaged 20,088 meals for Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging program. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that distribution food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.

Friends of the Library welcome Marc Leepson May 22

A vibrant speaker, a lively gathering, an hors d’oeuvres and wine reception for members. All are expectations for the Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library’s Annual Meeting to be held at the extraordinary Meadowdale Library, on Thursday, May 22.

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Senior Idol Competition. 7 p.m. Victory Tabernacle Church of God, 11700 Genito Rd. Midlothian., featuring talented seniors, ranging from ventriloquist, clowning act and vocal performances. Contestants will vie for the 2014 Senior Idol title along with cash prizes of $300, $200 and $100. Tickets $10 are available by calling 804-706-9198. All profits benefit The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield.

Students respond, benefit from after-school program

“My favorite day of the week is Wednesday,” said Debbie Bailey, beaming a wide smile. Bailey, an eighth-grade Civics and Economics teacher at G.W. Carver Middle School, spends her Wednesdays hanging out with her students who live in the Broadwater community in an afterschool program in the community’s clubhouse.