It took only the appearance of Lisa Schaffner, public relations director for UNOS and former anchor for WRIC-TV8, to get the 400-plus crowd fired up at Friday’s Second Annual Senior Idol competition, sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. Schaffner had the crowd cheering and ready for the Idol competition to begin.
Wednesday, May 23
Crime Prevention Seminar. Retail Merchants reduce potential to be robbed - 1:30 p.m. Residential Safety and Security – 7 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Rd. For more info call Corporal George Fisher at 768-7930.
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.
Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jeff Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.
Every kid dreams of a life of adventure, getting their cues from Indian Jones, Han Solo or Frodo Baggins. Some kids reach out and realize the life of an explorer for a while; traveling in Europe, the Caribbean or the Far East. But few stay to continue their life in an unfamiliar place.
Just like anyone who faces cancer, Robert Jones didn’t see it coming. He hadn’t been feeling bad or struggling with any health issues in particular. Then one day it was there — problems with digestion and colon.
Each year the Post 284 Auxiliary membership selects an individual to represent the post as “Lady of the Year”.
Wednesday, May 16
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 email@example.com
Red Cross Web of Hope knit/crochet classes. 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, School Street. For details call Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.
Patricia Burrow, a mom to four, is experiencing what only a few moms have been able to do: return to school alongside one of their children. Burrow, 55, and her youngest daughter, Dominique WestBurrow, 24, have been classmates at Virginia State University [VSU] in the career track of Sports Management.