What's Up: Upcoming Events

Riding the rails

It is because of the generosity of members, which Virginia High-Speed Rail (VHSR) continues to be recognized as one of the most successful transportation non-profits across the country.

Chesterfield Center For The Arts Foundation announces new board

The Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation has selected new board members and officers for 2015. The new board members are Hugh A. Cline, Amanda King, Lane Ramsey, Gail Letts, Sam West, George Emerson, Elizabeth Matthews, P.C. Amin, C.F. (Sonny) Currin, H. Clem Carlisle, James Jacobs and Brennen Keene as legal representative.

Hayes appointed Director of Utilities

After a competitive national recruitment, George B. Hayes was appointed as the director of the Chesterfield County Department of Utilities today. Hayes has over 22 years of progressive experience in the water and wastewater industry.

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.