Hair Cuttery will be donating back-to-school haircuts to children who need it most this summer. From Aug. 1-15, for every child up to age 18 who purchases a haircut at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 salons, the chain will donate one free haircut certificate to a disadvantaged child in the community. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 07/28/2016 Henrico Government
Henrico County Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon has been designated to serve on the Virginia Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee.
The committee works to define and implement the Statewide Communication Interoperability Plan, which guides efforts to promote compatibility among communication systems used by public safety agencies at the local, regional and state levels. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 07/26/2016 Henrico Government
Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will offer a training program beginning Saturday, Sept. 10 for volunteers who would work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children.
The free, 14-session training course will include classes at the Henrico CASA office in suite A of the Hungary Spring Office Park, 3001 Hungary Spring Road. A swearing-in ceremony will follow Monday, Oct. 17 at the Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Anyone interested in serving as a volunteer advocate must apply by Friday, Aug. 19, be at least 21 years old and have regular access to a computer. > Read more.
Of the 30 million children nationwide who receive free and reduced-price lunches during the school year, a mere 2.3 million get similar free and reduced-price meals when school is not in session.
This summer, the Chickahominy Family YMCA, one of 18 branches of the YMCA of Greater Richmond, is doing its part to rectify that problem by providing meals for nearly 200 children from Coventry Gardens, an apartment complex about five miles away in the Highland Springs area of Eastern Henrico.
The beginnings of the program can be traced to the Chickahominy YMCA’s work with Highland Springs Elementary through its fully subsidized daycare. > Read more.
Henrico Police are seeking information about the location of two women wanted for grand larceny, forgery/uttering and obtaining money under false pretenses. Stephanie Lynn Boothe and Aimee Denise Ames are wanted in connection with several incidents in July during which they presented counterfeit checks and/or pay stubs at Cash Advance locations in Eastern Henrico County. Boothe and Ames were last known to reside in Henrico County; however, they have ties to Rockville, Va., and Petersburg. > Read more.
All Bon Secours Richmond Hospitals, including St. Mary's, delivered white roses and a special card to parents recognizing that their babies were born July 22 – the same day as George Alexander Louis, son of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Above, new mom Precious Thompson and dad Anthony Powell are pictured with their baby, Nevaeh Powell, and RN Rachael Lapp. > Read more.
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Citizen Staff Reports 07/18/2016
Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational. > Read more.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
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