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County takes back 390 pounds of medication during event

The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and SAFE, Chesterfield’s substance abuse prevention coalition, helped residents safely dispose of several hundred pounds of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs last Saturday.

Auxiliary police unit and motorist assistant team seek recruits

The Chesterfield County Police Department is seeking volunteers to serve as Auxiliary Police Officers and Motorist Assistants.

Underage drinking program seeks venues

Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, Chesterfield County’s community coalition to prevent drug and alcohol abuse, seeks to partner with public schools, other nonprofit organizations and the faith-based community in Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights to host Café Conversations.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 2
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email shepcenter@gmail.com

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. “Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir” by Frank McCourt will be discussed. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

PowerPoint Computer Class. Central Library. 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register at library.chesterfield.gov.

Life Changing: Teens raise funds for Haiti mission

Two years ago, Haiti was ravaged by an earthquake of devastating proportions. While centered around Port au Prince, the rest of the country has always been among the poorest in the world.

South Richmond Rotary awards $30,000 to Families of the Wounded Fund

South Richmond Rotary President Dave Long and 2012 South Richmond Rotary Auction Chair Karla Gerner presented a $30,000 check to Cal Esleeck, president Families of the Wounded Fund (FOTWF), during the April 12 Rotary meeting.

20 Residents graduate from citizens academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Citizens Academy held its 26th graduation ceremony on Tuesday, April 17.