When a local Girl Scout and her family lost everything in a fire on April 11, her fellow scouts and other community groups banded together to help meet the family’s needs.
In 2009, more than $147,000 was raised by the community to help the Chester Family YMCA meet the needs of local people. Numerous families, kids and older active adults grew in spirit, mind and body because of the generosity of the community.
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield honored its volunteer drivers, HandyHands, teachers and committee members on Tuesday, April 27, for their service to the community’s elderly, according to information from Tricia Wolfe, the center’s executive director.
The Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to catch two men who stole a 1996 Ford F-350 U-Haul box truck from U-Haul at 5210 Jefferson Davis Highway on Monday, April 5.
CHALKLEY RD 4/25 A vacant residence was entered through the rear door, where damage was found. The suspect/s also entered several sheds on the property. Miscellaneous property was reported stolen.
At the Chesterfield County Public Schools science fair, Thomas Dale High School and Midlotian Middle School won school-wide best-in-show recognition, according to a press release from Chesterfield County Public Schools. Students from Manchester Middle School and Clover Hill High School won the middle and high school best-in-show awards.
Chester native LaChelle Waller, a graduate student at Virginia Tech, successfully defended her dissertation on April 8 and has earned a doctorate in genetics bioinformatics and computational biology.