Matoaca woman prepares to celebrate 102 years with family and friends

Eat healthy food and stay thin may obviously be the first thing you need to know about how to live to be 100, but observe a centurion and one secret seems to be consistent, which is to live life to the fullest. Matoaca resident, Dorothy Stewart McElhaney is not jumping around...

Senior Ambassadors graduate

The Chesterfield County senior advocate recently announced the 18 graduates of its Senior Ambassadors program, an eight-week course that allows adults 55 and older to broaden their knowledge of the county and to learn how they can better the community through self-enrichment and volunteerism.

$300,000 grant targets domestic violence

The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence against Women has awarded Virginia State University a three year, $298,437 grant to fund programs designed to reduce domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on campus. VSU is one of only 22 projects selected for funding in FY 2012.

Health program teaches children about dental hygiene

Primrose Schools Balanced Learning Curriculum includes a safety and health program called Life Skills. October was National Dental Hygiene Month. Jennifer Sobrito of Tony Agapis D.D.S., spent a morning last week teaching the students about proper tooth care as part of this Life Skills program.

Stephen Smith receives financial planner certification

Stephen Smith of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Chester, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification mark CFP®.

Lucy Corr Village Dental Clinic ribbon cutting ceremony

The Lucy Corr Village Dental Clinic held a ceremonial ribbon cutting, officially opening the newly renovated clinic, on Friday, Nov. 2. The Lucy Corr Dental Clinic is housed in Lucy Corr Village at 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. and consists of two examination/treatment rooms, a laboratory, office space and a conference room.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 14
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.

Technology Class: MS Excel. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register online at or call 748.1603.

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.