After nearly 20 years, the members of Wild Sound Unlimited will return to the stage together for two shows in Petersburg. The band got started in the Tri-Cities area in late 1966 when drummer Marvin Faison and other band members started taking band classes at Petersburg High School, Faison said. Most of the members grew up in the area of Columbia Road and Bellevue Avenue, he said.
The Courthouse Relay for Life at L.C. Bird High School last weekend raised more than $110,000 for the American Cancer Society and had more than 1,000 registered participants.
Bright and early on Saturday, May 29, volunteer board members of Chesterfield-based UniqueKids once again set up their “vendor” table for the annual 5k to benefit the Autism Society of America Central Virginia, according to information from board member Mark Coleman.
The Jamestown 4-H Educational Center is sponsoring a “Send A Kit to Camp” and “Keep the Campfires Burning” golf tournament. The tournament will take place at the Williamsburg National Golf Club – Jamestown course located at 3700 Centerville Road in Williamsburg on Friday, June 18, with a Captains Choice Tee off at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, June 9
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
Be in the Movies Workshop. Colonial Heights Library. Artistic Director of the Chesterfield Children’s Theatre, Tracey L. Frame, will conduct the free workshop on how to be cast in movies. Participants are asked to register by e-mailing their name, age, if under 18, and contact information to ChesterfieldChildrensTheatre@Hotmail.com.
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.
As a child during World War II, Mary Palczynski was released from her Austrian school during an air raid. Allowing the children to disburse was standard practice so not all of them would be killed if a bomb hit the school, said Palczynski, a member of an Ukranian family displaced by the far-reaching conflict.
The theme for the dedication of the new Sabra Dipping Company plant last week was sharing: Sharing a conversation, sharing friendships, sharing the environment and sharing a fresh meal.