Before the days when football, basketball and the other sports invaded your TV, there were ancient cultures who threw heavy objects for sport – and one of those was the discus.
The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2011 Outstanding Youth Awards. Youths who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their communities, neighborhoods or schools, and adults who have contributed positively to the development of youths in the county, are eligible.
Wednesday, March 30
Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).
Spring Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or www.shepctrchesterfield.org.
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. 7 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Details: 318-8778.
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has initiated a new patronage program entitled, “History Is Good For Business.” This initiative, which offers an exclusive level of Society membership to Chesterfield County businesses, emphasizes the value of heritage tourism to the economic viability of the county business community.
This Friday begins Confederate History Month in six states throughout the South. Appropriately on March 30, 1861, Judge James H. Cox delivered Chesterfield’s decision to secede from the Union to Virginia’s state-wide convention.
To an outsider, Iain Duffus, 27, seems to live a fairly normal life in his Chester suburb: He goes to work early in the morning, works hard all day and returns home hours later to be with his family.
They came, they talked and they tried to understand. It’s all part of a process that was begun on March 8 to develop a position on the new countywide comprehensive plan. The plan is now in draft form and members of the Chester Community Association (CCA), that was intimately involved with the current Chester Plan, wanted to compare the current plan with the proposed plan.