What's Up: Upcoming Events

Sparks fly at meeting

At a community meeting on a proposed tattoo parlor Monday night, several residents spoke passionately against the proposal and one opponent was asked to leave the meeting.

Legal briefs

At its Dec. 15 meeting, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. and take place in the Public Meeting Room of the County Administration Building, located at 10001 Iron Bridge Road, the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the following matters.

The master plan: Area environmentalists think globally, act locally

In a culture where fads spread more quickly than disease, a group of local individuals view environmentalism as more than just “going green,” and are educating people on their direct impact on the preservation of nature.

BOS approves revised streetlight policy

The Board of Supervisors last week approved a revised streetlight policy intended to improve energy efficiency, cut light pollution and help decrease projected increases in operating costs.

Local women turn paintings into floral arrangements

In October, three members of area garden clubs tried their hands at interpreting art masterworks into floral materials.

Steele qualifies for industry honor

Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have helped Thomas W. Steele, of Chesterfield, qualify for the exclusive “Court of the Table” of the Million Dollar Round Table, the premier association of financial professionals, according to a press release.

Area residents join VT’s Marching Virginians

Several area residents recently gained membership to the Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech, according to information from the school.

Local student bowls perfect game

Matt Seymour, a member of the Holiday Bowl Youth League, recently bowled a perfect game of 300.