Free flu shots available at MedExpress, opening Sept. 20

Open house to be held Sept. 19

MedExpress Urgent Care will open a new neighborhood medical center in Henrico Sept. 20 at 8040 W. Broad St. To help Richmond-area residents prepare for the upcoming flu season, the new center will offer free flu shots to patients ages four and up starting the day the center opens and while supplies last.

An open house celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held prior to opening day, Sept. 19 from noon to 2 p.m.
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Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Sept. 18, 2017

Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a shooting in Richmond that resulted in an injured child and the murder of an adult.

At approximately 10:21 p.m., Sept. 9, Richmond Police were called to the 3200 block of 5th Avenue for a report of a person shot. They quickly located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, a 57-year-old male and a 9-year-old female.
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Business in brief

Commonwealth Senior Living at the West End, located at 2400 Gaskins Rd., will hold their grand opening on Oct. 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The community recently underwent a multi-million-dollar renovation which included the addition of a new memory care neighborhood, new resident suites, an expanded dining room, and brand-new courtyards and additional outdoor spaces. Commonwealth Senior Living associates will be on site to provide tours of the newly renovated community.
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Henrico Police seek man wanted in robbery, assault case

Henrico Police need assistance locating a man wanted in connection to robbery and aggravated assault.

Benjamin Daniel Trujillo, 27, is wanted for burglary with intent to commit robbery, attempted robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, abduction, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and malicious wounding. Trujillo is a 27 year old black male, 6 feet tall, and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.
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Henrico Police seeks larceny suspect

Henrico Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a Near West End larceny.

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Police responded to the 4900 block of West Clay Street for reports of a larceny. The victim reported that between 1:08 a.m. and 1:40 a.m., an unknown white male cut a hole into the fence of the business, forced his way into a locked storage container and took copper wiring.
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Tuckahoe town meeting Nov. 16 to explain Henrico’s new fire-protection rating

Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will hold a town meeting Monday, Nov. 16 to discuss Henrico County’s new superior rating for fire protection.

Officials with the Division of Fire will explain how the Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office could help to reduce the insurance premiums of homeowners and businesses.
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American Legion, Va. War Memorial to offer disposal of worn American flags

The Virginia War Memorial is again teaming up with the American Legion to collect and properly dispose of old, worn and soiled American flags.

From Friday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 15, any individual or group with an American flag or flags in poor condition can bring them to the Virginia War Memorial at 621 South Belvidere Street in Richmond. The flags will be collected and retired as part of a formal ceremony conducted by members of American Legion Post 84 in Henrico County.

“We began offering this public service program in November 2013 and have been extremely pleased with the public response,” said Candi Shelton, Virginia War Memorial Education Director.
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Maker Movement co-founder to speak at Steward School Nov. 10

Author and Maker Movement co-founder Gary Stager, Ph.D. will present "Learning to Play in Education: Joining the Maker Movement" Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Road. The presentation, part of the school's Bryan Innovation Lab Visiting Innovators Program, is free and open to the public and will take place in the Bryan Innovation Lab. Stager, a laptop education pioneer and co-author of Invent to Learn – Making, Tinkering, and
Engineering in the Classroom
, will discuss the Maker Movement’s impact on classrooms in the 21st century.
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West Broad Village ice rink to open Nov. 13

West Broad Village is bringing outdoor ice skating to the Far West End this winter.

The Rink, a 120-by-60-foot outdoor rink, will open in the community on Friday, Nov. 13 and remain open daily through Sunday, Jan. 18. The Rink is located at 3939 Duckling Drive in Glen Allen.
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Henrico Schools to host job fair Nov. 3

Henrico County Public Schools is offering prospective employees the chance to get out and vote Nov. 3 and then stop by the Henrico Schools job fair at the Resource Workforce Center, 121 Cedar Fork Road. Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m.

HCPS is seeking candidates to join the HCPS family as bus drivers, custodians and cafeteria workers, as well as substitutes for teachers and nurses. Members of the HCPS Human Resources, School Nutrition Services, Custodial Services and Transportation departments will be present to conduct preliminary interviews with interested candidates.
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Final Holiday Shoppers Fair scheduled Nov. 6-7

The 21st and final Holiday Shoppers Fair, presented by the Museum Stores of Richmond, will be held Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue. Admission is free.

At the event, Richmond-area museum gift shops sell their wares, including many specialty items that make unique holiday gifts. Proceeds from the sale benefit the participating museums. They include:

• Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

• Science Museum of Virginia
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HCPS to host College and Career Night Nov. 4

Students will have a chance to consider a host of options for life after high school at Henrico County Public Schools’ 2015 College and Career Night, Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Varina High School, 7053 Messer Road. The annual countywide event offers a chance to talk with representatives from colleges and universities, professional programs, businesses and branches of the military.

Last year’s event attracted 136 colleges and universities. Twenty-nine businesses also participated.
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Southwest to discontinue Richmond-to-Orlando flights

Southwest Airlines announced this week that it will discontinue its nonstop service from Richmond International Airport to Orlando as a part of a larger flight restructuring plan. The change will take effect April 12. Southwest will continue to make three daily flights from RIC to Atlanta, and it will add more connecting flights in Atlanta.

"This is disappointing news after Southwest's much-anticipated Richmond service launch in November 2013, once it had completed the acquisition of AirTran," Capital Region Airport Commission President and CEO Jon Mathiasen said.
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Business in brief

HCA Virginia Hospitals have been recognized in the fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. Henrico Doctors’, John Randolph Medical Center, Johnston-Willis, Parham Doctors’ and Retreat Doctors’ Hospitals were honored with an “A” grade. The hospital safety score is compiled and administered under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group - a leading expert on patient safety. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety, the score is free to the public and designed to give consumers information they can use to protect themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay. Developed under the guidance of Leapfrog’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel, the hospital safety score uses 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to produce a single “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” score representing a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe from preventable harm.
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L.L.Bean to open in Short Pump Nov. 6

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean will celebrate the grand opening of its second store in Virginia at the Short Pump Town Center beginning Friday, Nov. 6, and continuing through Nov. 8. The public is invited to the three-day event featuring giveaways, family activities, The Bootmobile and more.

Among the highlights will be giveaways of free L.L.Bean gift cards worth up to $500 to the first 200 customers to come through the door after the store opens at 9 a.m. Friday. Free fly-casting lessons from L.L.Bean 's Outdoor Discovery Schools experts will take place all three days of the grand opening, in addition to slacklining, Bean Boot toss game, giveaways, and demonstrations by product representatives from GoPro, Gore-Tex and PrimaLoft.
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