Chester has lost a lot of historic structures over the years and the log cabin at 4111 West Hundred Rd. is the latest. Another historic house in the Chester area is also being threatened by progress – the Clarke House on Centralia Road.
Former Senator George Allen, in an effort to win back his U.S. Senate seat, made a campaign stop in Chester last Thursday, at a local business in the Village Green. She Chester, located at 11884 Chester Village Dr., hosted several folks for Governor Allen’s visit.
Miss Chesterfield County Fair Princess Pageant event had to be moved from the fair stage to the auditorium at L.C. Bird High School due to the number of entries. The first-ever event was held last Saturday and with 40 entries, pageant director, Brenda White, was very pleased with how well the girls performed.
On August 21, nine members of the Kiwanis Club of Chester, along with some of their spouses and six members of their sponsored youth Key Club at Thomas Dale participated in the Chester YMCA’s Bright Beginnings shopping night for youths in need at Target in Chester.
The Chester Family YMCA is the recipient of a $2,000 grant from Target. The grant is in support of the Chester Family YMCA Fun Club at Marguerite Christian Elementary School.
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 the Virginia Museum of Radio Entertainment is pleased to present The First Annual Virginia Hops & Harvest Festival at Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield.