The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother had its origins in a program founded by Miss Lucy Corr at the end of the Second World War. Not unlike the situation today, many of the brave men and women who have chosen to serve the country in the armed services, return wounded (physically and/or psychologically).
After a major renovation and a gala opening, Swift Creek Mill is ready for prime time. The season beganon November 7 and features five plays through August 7. The renovations to the playhouse include: an addition to the rear of the building that including a new kitchen, new bathrooms, stairs, an elevator, and new dressing rooms, among other facility maintenance items.
Electronics Recycling. 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Southern Area Convenience Center, 6700 Landfill Rd. Televisions - $5 each (no charge for TVs if paying $7 gate fee for trash.) Free – computer systems, computer accessories, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, VCRs, camcorders, stereos, microwaves.
If you could travel back 60-70 years, Jefferson Davis Highway would look much different than it does today. Oh, it would still be asphalt, but a pleasant drive through massive wood and passed cottages and motels so cute they’d yell at you to stop to stay for the night.
“The Twelve Days of Christmas” is the theme for this year’s Chester Kiwanis Christmas Parade. Entrants that wish to compete for trophies should express their group’s idea of the theme.
Pat Mcgowan, official Shoebox mother for the tri-cities, helped volunteers fill 300 shoeboxes over the summer during the 2013 Shoebox Packing Wednesdays mission.
Chesterfield resident John Blair, Bugles Across America’s State Director for Virginia and Washington, D.C., will have a second chance to participate in an “opportunity of a lifetime” when he joins more than one hundred buglers from across America on Nov. 16