ChesterFest draws record crowd

On a perfect September day, a record number of attendees of all ages arrived in the village of Chester for the 11th Annual ChesterFest event provided by the Chester Community Association (CCA).

Galstan earns Eagle Scout Award

Berkeley Dale Ward Galstan of Chester, earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest award in the Boy Scouts of America, on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at a ceremony at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chester.

Resource directory now available for seniors and those with disabilities

The Chesterfield Council on Aging has published its biennial Resource Directory of Services for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities in Chesterfield County. The directory is intended to help older adults and adults with disabilities to find the resources and services they need to remain independent.

JDA celebrates 20-year anniversary

The Jefferson Davis Association (JDA) celebrated 20 years of Preserving the Past, Building the Future during a 20th Anniversary luncheon last Tuesday, at the Meadowbrook Country Club, with approximately 70 JDA members and supporters attending.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, September 26
Early Literacy Story Times. 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.

Read to Rover. Chester Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, September 27
All Chesterfield County Library branches are closed on Thursdays except for Central. Central is open 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hey DOGS: Mentoring program gains traction in Chester

“I’ve always tried to help out in schools,” said Teddy Pomerantz, who has been one of Elizabeth Scott’s most active WATCH D.O.G.S. “My big thing is mentoring. I spent 32 years in the military and 22 of those years in recruiting. I wish some of my recruits would have had mentoring like this program.”


ChesterFest returns on Saturday, Sept. 22 to celebrate its 11th year providing 11 years of fun, meeting neighbors you haven’t seen in years, shopping for some one-of-a-kind gifts or even something for yourself. It’s all presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), which shares a birthday with ChesterFest.