This week marks the nationwide release of “Freddy Meets His Goliath,” the first book in the Sweet Frog Bible Story Series by South Chesterfield author Amy Parsons Meadows.
Wednesday, October 31
Halloween. Trick or Treat 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Fall classes. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Details: 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.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.
Thursday, November 1
Cyclists had a perfect day last Saturday for the Spirit 76 Ride hosted by CCHASM. The ride, either a 76-mile ride or a 40-mile ride left the parking lot of Chester Baptist Church and spanned Chesterfield County from the east to almost the western border and back again.
After tallying hundreds of thousands of patient reviews, Dr. Shannon Gilham of Petersburg, Va. has been identified by Patients’ Choice as one of our nation’s Most Compassionate Doctors.
COACH, Chesterfield County’s Coalition for Active Children, has adopted the 5210 Every Day message that promotes healthy lifestyles for families. Being healthy is as easy as learning four numbers — 5, 2, 1 and 0. These are part of a public-health campaign helping families, schools, communities and physicians raise awareness about nutritional and physical-activity guidelines.
Members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chester were busy on a Sunday morning making a difference in many lives — lives they wanted to help change in some way.
A Donation of a $15 food store gift card, a bag of Thanksgiving food, or your cash donation toward a gift card or gift package will provide an area family in need with a Thanksgiving meal (and lot’s of leftovers). In 2011 CCHASM was able to provide Thanksgiving meal gift packages and a $15 gift card to 2,040 families (7,397 adults and children). Our goal this year is to reach 2,500 families through our two programs.