What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

50 years and still growing Grace

The Reverend Peter L. Steinke was sent down from the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod way back in the summer of 1964 to scout out a new location for a church. He stopped in at Denny’s to eat, just off I-95, and asked “where would be a good place for a church?” and he was promptly told Chester, Virginia.

Moses drafted 66th overall by Washington Redskins

With the 66th pick in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected offensive tackle Morgan Moses, a Meadowbrook High School alum.

L.C. Bird teenager describes his journey in new book

It is not unusual that we wake up in the morning after a dream or time to contemplate, and make plans to change things in our lives: going more to the gym, eating better, being more tolerant with our family, or changing our life altogether.

Study shows economic impact JTCC has on the localities it serves

John Tyler Community College (JTCC) is a major economic engine for its service region, positively impacting taxpayers, businesses and students. That’s the finding of the study Demonstrating the Value of John Tyler Community College: Analysis of the Economic Impact and Return on Investment of Education.

Chester Baptist packages over 20,000 meals

On Saturday, May 10, around 70 Chester Baptist Church parishioners packaged 20,088 meals for Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging program. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that distribution food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.

Friends of the Library welcome Marc Leepson May 22

A vibrant speaker, a lively gathering, an hors d’oeuvres and wine reception for members. All are expectations for the Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library’s Annual Meeting to be held at the extraordinary Meadowdale Library, on Thursday, May 22.

CCPS School Bus Road-e-o: Taming the cheese wagon

School bus drivers from across Chesterfield County showed off their driving skills in the annual “School Bus Road-e-o” competition. In this regional competition the participating drivers of students maneuver their yellow bus “rides” through a challenging obstacle course.

Enon Elementary Earns a VIP Award

Enon Elementary was awarded a 2014 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award, which is part of the Virginia Index of Performance program. Enon has earned a VIP Award every year since 2008, when the VIP Awards were first given.