During last week’s Chesterfield County School Board meeting, the board approved a resolution naming the Thomas Dale baseball field, the Matthew Gwaltney field. Matthew, 24, was a victim of the Virginia Tech mass shooting in 2007 and was a talented baseball and basketball player.
Chesterfield County’s 24th annual Black History Month commemorations will begin on Friday, February 1, with a free concert by the Ordinary People Band at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road, North Chesterfield, from 7 to 9 p.m. Enjoy the soulful groove of this popular local band, and listen to Chesterfield County’s own, Nyasia. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Wednesday, January 30
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Classes. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. For more information or to register for classes call 706-6689.
Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – No registration required.
Small Business Workshop: No More Wimpy Networking. Meadowdale Library. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. To register or for more information call 768-7941.
The big “C” – Cancer strikes someone every single day. There’s no new news in that.
Anytime Fitness, Chester will unveil an upgraded look with a Grand Re-Opening celebration this spring. The new, larger and fully renovated Anytime Fitness will be moving next door to the current location.
Chester Resident, Julie Frame, was awarded second place in the Virginia Egg Council’s “Tasty Little Devils Recipe” contest. The competition took place recently during the 96th Annual Virginia Association of Fairs Conference held at The Homestead in Hot Springs.
The “Chesterfield School News” was distributed among student and parents around Chesterfield County. In Volume 1 Number Four, articles on several schools in Eastern Chesterfield touted recent events at their schools.