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Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 23
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.

Volunteer is a multi-tasker

Many people volunteer through a number of organizations, such as churches, hospitals and civic groups. There are many ways that you can volunteer. Michelle Collins-Robinson lends her talents wherever she can get involved.

BACK IN 1969: TDHS Band performed at President Nixon’s inauguration

President Richard M. Nixon, had he had lived, would’ve turned 100 years old last week. He was elected in 1968 and inaugurated in January 1969. All of Chester was excited in 1969 as the Thomas Dale High School band prepared for the inauguration.

Visit Henricus for Battle of Trent’s Reach event on January 19

Join Henricus Historical Park on Saturday, Jan. 19 for an event recognizing Medal of Honor recipient 2nd Lt. Walter Thorn, 116th United States Colored Troops, for his heroic efforts in the Battle of Trent’s Reach in January of 1865.

Chesterfield schedules events for Black History Month

The Chesterfield County Black History Month Committee and Chesterfield County Public Library will present a series of free programs this February as part of the county’s annual Black History Month commemorations. To learn more about the programs, visit library.chesterfield.gov.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 16
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.

Day Care Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. No registration required.

The Shepherd Center Needs You

Do you know The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield? Maybe not, but you should. The small non-profit in Chesterfield, originally started in Chester, is focused on the betterment of seniors’ lives. Executive Director Susan McCammon shared, “We’re an organization with the goal of keeping seniors active and healthy for as long as possible.”