In recent years, Chesterfield has been increasing emphasis on sports tourism and has found success in efforts like the Collegiate School Aquatic Center and the Bronco World Series hosted at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge.
Citizens of Chesterfield County are familiar with the Courthouses that dot the landscape around the County administrative complex. Recently restored, the Historic 1917 Courthouse, a replacement for the 1749 structure, stands in the center of the complex like an old guard waiting for some activity or event to happen.
For the 11th year, Chester area residents were treated to a performance by the Fort Lee Army Band last Thursday. Co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Chester and Village News, the concert drew a crowd of over 300 people.
The summer campers from the Chester Goddard School at Rivers Bend braved the heat to tempt Chester Kroger patrons with a cold glass of lemonade on July 19, while back at the school, the younger students sold lemonade and baked goods made by the students.
The Chester Family YMCA is stepping up its effort toward providing structured, safe and healthy activities for local teens. And they’re getting a helping hand thanks to the Cameron Foundation.
BURTON, Wesley Floyd S., 90, of Chester, a World War II and Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army, widower of Doris Fers Burton.
CHAMBERLAIN, David G., 62, of North Chesterfield, a Vietnam War veteran of the U.S. Army.
Falling Creek Ironworks Tour. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Discover the site of the first iron furnace in the New World and explore the latest archaeological discoveries along the banks of Falling Creek. Tour meets in Bensley Community Building parking lot. Bensley Park, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Rd. $8.