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Chesterfield County Fair accepting scholarship applications

The Chesterfield County Fair Association is offering three (3) $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to individuals seeking a formal education beyond high school. The applicant must be a citizen of the U.S. and a resident of Chesterfield County.

County man honored as he turns 102

The Chesterfield County Office of the Senior Advocate announced the first inductee into its Centenarian Club on Feb. 14 – Millard F. Robinson, 102.


APPLEGATE, Joseph Lyle, 85, of North Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, widower of Marguerite M. Applegate.
CARPENTER, Lois “PeeWee” Bourne, 90, of Chesterfield, widow of Herbert Earl Carpenter.
COMBEE, H. Dean, 80, of Chester, a retired major, veteran of the U.S. Air Force,  widower of Anne O. Combee.
FAISON, Anna G. “Jerry,” 86, of Chester, widow of Hendrix C. Faison.
HAMLET, Lois Davis, 83, of Chesterfield, wife of Elwood Hamlet.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 6
Breckenridge Chiropractic 18th Annual Blood Drive. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. 12300 Bermuda Crossroads Ln. Details: 748-2763.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer will be discussed. No registration required.

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.

Reaching the summit: Chester man’s ascent for autism

The tallest free standing mountain on earth at 19,341 feet above sea level is Mt. Kilimanjaro. Traveling to the northeast region of Tanzania, Chester resident Campbell Stewart reached the summit last Wednesday.

Chesterfield Libraries finalist for nation’s top library

The Institute of Museum and Library Services on Monday, Feb. 25, announced Amazement Square of Lynchburg, Chesterfield County Public Library of Chesterfield County, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center of Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg Regional Library of Williamsburg as National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalists.

St John’s Episcopal Church holds health fair

Part of the St John’s Episcopal Church Ministry is their recent “Grateful, Glad and Giving” program.