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Sabra dips in Chesterfield: International company opens production plant in Walthall, brings 260 jobs to area

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.

Courthouse Relay For Life set for June 5

The Courthouse Relay For Life will begin Saturday, June 5, at 10 a.m. and run until 8 a.m. Sunday at L.C. Bird High School.

Community Calendar: June 2, 2010

Wednesday, June 2
Board of Supervisors/School Board Liaison Committee. 8:30 a.m. School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.  

Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Julia Child’s My Life in France will be discussed. Details: 748-6314.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Reminiscence: Local man tells tales of years gone by in Chester

Chester was a rural village for much of the 20th century. A two-lane road meandered from the Courthouse to Enon and on to Hopewell, with timber and small farm plots abutting what was almost a country lane, and it wasn’t until 1990 that the final section, through the Chester village itself, was widened to its current five lanes.

Enon native honored for Charlotte, N.C., business

Enon native Jessica Babinski was recently named 2010 National Association of Women Business Owner (NAWBO) Charlotte, N.C., Rising Star of the Year, according to a press release.

Village Bank earns Business of the Year honor for 2010

Each year, Chesterfield County honors local companies that contribute to the county’s economy and its citizens through the annual First Choice Business Awards, according to a county press release. This year’s winners were announced at the annual Celebrate Chesterfield Business! event on May 19.

Civitans reflect at 45

Recently, a handful of longtime members of the Chester Civitans reflected on the good times they had during the early years caring for and maintaining Camp Baker, a full-service, handicap-equipped retreat facility located on 22 wooded acres perched on a cliff overlooking the mouth of Swift Creek on Beach Road. The civic organization celebrated its 45th year with a dinner meeting held in the dining hall at Camp Baker last Tuesday.