You often hear about the heroes – you know the ones that pull someone from a burning house or save the victim from an oncoming train – feats that are almost Superman-like in nature.
The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a series of programs for seniors beginning this September. For more information, call Mark Pinney, 748-1992. To register, call 748-1623.
Job Fair. Learn more about employment opportunities, resume writing, skills building and public colleges and universities. Free. To register: http://forbeschesterfieldjobfair.eventbrite.com. L.C. Bird High School. Courthouse Rd. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A local myth frightens children and adults who swim in the James River. Catfish as long as a Volkswagen roam the bottom of the river that the first Virginians navigated inland. But there’s an older species of fish that has outsized and outlived the ubiquitous catfish – the Atlantic sturgeon.
Jamie Brunkow monitors the lower James River from the Chesapeake Bay to the fall line at Richmond. It’s the most populous and industrial part of the river. It carries ocean-going vessels to the deepwater terminal in Richmond as well as barges, industrial traffic and pleasure boats.
The Henricus Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 donation in honor of the late sausage king and entertainer Jimmy Dean. The Dean Foundation, which has supported Henrico County’s Varina High and Elementary Schools, has made the donation to support the educational mission of Henricus Historical Park.
Metis Medical Management Services headquartered in Chester and brand development company, PowerPlay Marketing Solutions, LLC headquartered in Richmond have recently merged to form Metis Creative.