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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.