What's Up: Upcoming Events

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 31
Halloween. Trick or Treat 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Fall classes.  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689.

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 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.

Thursday, November 1

Developers chipping away at cash proffers

Just a few months ago a subtle attack on cash proffers, a fee which Chesterfield County places on each new house, townhome or apartment, began. That subtle attempt is beginning to grow to an organized effort to eliminate cash proffers. Cash proffers are in place to offset the impact, which a new dwelling puts on the county’s infrastructure such as schools, roads, libraries and parks.

Home Energy Assistance Application Period Opens

The application period for Virginia residents seeking financial assistance for the 2012-2013 heating season through the Virginia Energy Assistance program, opened on October 9 and continues through November 9, 2012.

Police seek larceny suspect

Police are searching for a suspect who stole credit cards and other property from a vehicle that was located in the 5600 block of Yellowleaf Drive between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on October 16, 2012.

RaceWay out, RaceWay in

Redevelopment of the north-west corner of West Hundred and Old Stage roads is in the works. The current RaceWay gas station will be razed and replaced by the company’s newly designed RaceWay convenience store and gas station.

Annual Spirit 76 Ride draws riders from across region to participate

Cyclists had a perfect day last Saturday for the Spirit 76 Ride hosted by CCHASM. The ride, either a 76-mile ride or a 40-mile ride left the parking lot of Chester Baptist Church and spanned Chesterfield County from the east to almost the western border and back again.

Two Virginia Constitutional amendments to appear on Nov. 6 ballot

The following two questions will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot in addition to candidates seeking their respective offices.

Dr. Shannon Gilham of SRMC is Honored as Compassionate Doctor

After tallying hundreds of thousands of patient reviews, Dr. Shannon Gilham of Petersburg, Va. has been identified by Patients’ Choice as one of our nation’s Most Compassionate Doctors.