“We’re thrilled to be creating more than 1,000 full time jobs with benefits in Virginia,” said Ty Rogers, Amazon spokesman. “We’re currently hiring for hundreds of those jobs in Chesterfield and Dinwiddie Counties.”
The Ruffin Mill Industrial Park at Walthall and Chesterfield County is getting another boost from the Mediterranean. Sabra Dipping Company, the country’s leading hummus manufacturer, will expand its food manufacturing operation in Chesterfield County and establish a Center of Excellence research and development facility on the company’s 49-acre campus at 15881 Port Walthall Ct.
Boy Scout Troop 2877 digs to help the Chester community, this time at the Chester Village Green. Boys and adults from Troop 2877, chartered by Chester Presbyterian Church, dug a three foot diameter by four feet and ten inches deep hole to hold the new flag pole for the Chester Village Green.
The Rotary Club of Chester donated $1,000 to Boy Scout Troop 819 of Chester on June 6. Berkeley Galstan, the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, accepted the check from his father, Chester Rotary Club member, Dr. Sam Galstan, who is also the Charter Organization Representative of Troop 819.
The Cultural Center of India hosted a few thousand guests over the weekend for the 9th Annual Taste of India. Cultural Director Bina Shah and associate directors Deepali Keskar and Simran Chiplunkar introduced the entertainment that included 34 acts of folk dances and Bollywood Fusion performed by children, teens and adults.
Last Saturday, the Citie of Henricus, one of America’s oldest settlements, once again hosted The Henricus Dauber Dash. This 5-mile run through the Henricus Historical Park isn’t how most people would spend their weekend getting exercise. Obstacles were spread throughout the course.
Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner demonstrated its commitment to making a difference in Central Virginia. On April 28, the school held their annual Spring Fling fundraiser to help make giving back a top priority in the local community, and raise money to support two worthwhile causes.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Virginia State University’s department of psychology a two-year, $200,000 grant to conduct an HIV health services research project.