RETIRING ON A HIGH NOTE: Aubrey Lindsey spends 45 years on the organ at Chester Presbyterian Church

The year was 1969. Aubrey Lindsey and his wife had recently finished college and just gotten married. They were both public school teachers in the area.

Most spirited Key Clubbers named

Alisa Pratt, Former Key Club President, and Naiihr Dryden-Mason joined the Kiwanis Club of Chester for dinner recently. Following dinner, Alyssa presented Naiihr with the Most Spirited Key Clubber award.

Shepherd’s Center crowns the 2014 Senior Idol

John Byrd, of western Chesterfield, was named the 2014 Senior Idol Winner during the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield 4th Annual Greater Richmond Final Competition.

MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Chesterfield African-American Schools during the Segregated Era through July 31

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has extended the duration of its Black History exhibit on “Chesterfield County African-American Schools during the Segregated Era” through to July 31.

Weekly calenar

The Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library annual meeting. 7:15 p.m. Special guest Marc Leepson, historian, author and journalist. Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd.

50 years and still growing Grace

The Reverend Peter L. Steinke was sent down from the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod way back in the summer of 1964 to scout out a new location for a church. He stopped in at Denny’s to eat, just off I-95, and asked “where would be a good place for a church?” and he was promptly told Chester, Virginia.

Chester Baptist packages over 20,000 meals

On Saturday, May 10, around 70 Chester Baptist Church parishioners packaged 20,088 meals for Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging program. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that distribution food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.