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Henricus Historical Park Receives Education Grant from The CarMax Foundation

Henricus Historical Park announced today that it has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The CarMax Foundation to assist in the execution of SOL- and STEM-aligned, multi-curricular programming for students enrolled in the After School Program for Richmond City Public Schools for grades K-5.

Watercolor exhibit at Chester Library

The artist that will be exhibiting at the Chester Library in January and February is Gene Berry. His collection of watercolors, Inspirations Everywhere, is an exploration of people, animals, architecture and the things of everyday life.

Chesterfield offers Suicide Prevention Training

Can you recognize suicide-risk signs? Do you know how to effectively intervene? Get the training you need. Applied Suicide Intervention Training will be provided by Prevention Services, Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services Department, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 13-14, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m

Senior Programs Announced for January 2015

The Chesterfield County Office of the Senior Advocate announces the following meetings or support groups. For more information about any of these programs, contact the Senior Advocate at 804-768-7878, or

Adventures in Learning classes begin January 14

The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield kicks off its Adventures in Learning Winter 2015 Session on Wednesday, January 14 at 9 a.m. Classes will be held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through March 4.

A pure shooter with court vision – Devin Morgan discusses future

Devin Morgan is known as a star on the basketball court, but his humble attitude and personality is what unites Matoaca’s basketball team and interests colleges in his abilities. Morgan has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember, starting out on his Fisher-Price basketball hoop and moving up from there.

Keith Anderson receives Bill Dudley Award

What does it take to be singled out and recognized in a team of players? When among a platoon of winners you must go the extra mile to be pointed out for your excellence; 2015 outside linebacker, Keith L. Anderson II portrays the precise characteristics of a winner on and off the field.

Chesterfield has 116 National Board Certified Teachers

Nine more Chesterfield educators have achieved National Board certification, which is one of the highest credentials in education, and eight of Chesterfield’s National Board Certified Teachers have renewed their certification.