The Chester Kiwanis held its first annual Chester Kiwanis 5K over the weekend, with Harrison Wood named the overall winner, finishing in 17:40. The race attracted about 150 runners to Linear Park from the region, and the race was a very successful event, according to president of the club, Thomas Sokol.
The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Committee will host its sixth annual fundraiser--a silent and live auction at the Cultural Center of India, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, on Saturday, November 10. The event, beginning at 6 p.m., will be an evening of music, food, and a silent and live auction.
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.