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Does the Henrico Citizen publish a print edition?
Yes, the Henrico Citizen newspaper is published 24 times a year – on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

Where can I pick up a copy of the print edition?
The Henrico Citizen is a free publication and is available at more than 120 locations throughout the county and region. For the full list, click here.

How long has the Citizen been in existence?
The Henrico Citizen was founded in 2001 and published its first issue Sept. 20, 2001.

Who owns the paper?
The Henrico Citizen was founded and is owned and operated by T3 Media, LLC.

Do you publish any other newspapers?
No, the Henrico Citizen is the only newspaper published by T3 Media, LLC.

Does the Henrico Citizen have Twitter or Facebook accounts?
Yes, you may friend us on Facebook here and follow us on Twitter here.

How can I submit news items, news tips, article ideas or letters to the editor to you?
You may e-mail these items to us at
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How do I submit my event listing to you?
You may e-mail your events to us at
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Can I fax information to you?
Yes; our fax number is (804) 577-1230.

How can I place a classified ad?
You may submit a classified (text only) advertisement to us by clicking here. You must first register as a user (free) before you are able to submit your ad. You may also e-mail your text to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Once we have received your ad through e-mail or the website, you will be contacted with a price quote.

Can I subscribe to the Henrico Citizen print edition?
Yes; we offer paid subscriptions by U.S. Mail for $20 for one year (24 issues) or $36 for two years (48 issues). To order, please e-mail us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (804) 262-1700.

How can I learn more about display advertising in the Henrico Citizen or on HenricoCitizen.com?
To receive a copy of our media kit, which outlines our print, online and e-mail newsletter display advertising rates, please e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept payment by cash, check, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

What is your mailing/physical address?

We are located at 6924 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 307, Henrico VA 23228. You may send mail to us at the same address.

How many weeks before an event should I submit it to you?
Because we publish only twice each month, we recommend submitting your events as early as possible to ensure they appear at least once in print. Ideally, we would like to receive submissions 45-60 days prior to the date of the event.

I submitted an event but it didn't appear in print. Why not?
We receive numerous events each month and are unable to publish each one. We attempt to publish a wide variety of event notices from various organizations, giving preference to those that take place in Henrico and have a wide-reaching appeal to our readers. If your event was not included, we may have received it too late or simply lacked available space to include it this time. We do make every effort to include as many events as possible in our online calendar of events, which you may view here.

What other items may I submit to you?
We accept submissions of births, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, business announcements, church and religion news and events, personal milestones, school news, reunions, youth sports and achievement news and other community news of interest. You may also submit photographs to us as well. These items may be submitted to us by e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through our website here.

How can I purchase reprints of photos or pages?
We offer a number of published and unpublished photos for sale, as well as page reprints. You may view them and order items by clicking here.

How can I obtain a copy of a back issue?
We have a limited number of back issues available for sale for $2 apiece. Please contact our office at (804) 262-1700 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn if the issue you want is available.

Do you accept freelance articles or other unsolicited columns?
If you are interested in writing freelance articles for the Henrico Citizen, please contact Publisher Tom Lappas at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). At this time we do not publish unsolicited columns or articles.

How can I sign up to receive your twice-weekly e-mail news updates?
You may submit your e-mail address to us here or by e-mailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to request that you be added to the distribution list for our e-mail news updates.
Community

Gayton Baptist Church dedicates new outreach center


The John Rolfe YMCA and Gayton Baptist Church have partnered in an effort to bring greater health and wellness opportunities to the community.

Through this partnership, the John Rolfe Y will run Youth Winter Sports programs, including basketball and indoor soccer, in Gayton’s newly renovated $5.5 million outreach center that features a new gymnasium, youth and teen space, social space with café, meeting space and full service commercial kitchen. > Read more.

Henricus Historical Park to host Publick Day Sept. 20

Henricus Historical Park will commemorate its anniversary during Publick Day, a signature annual event that celebrates the establishment of the second successful English settlement in the New World. In September 1611, Sir Thomas Dale, along with soldiers, tradesmen and farmers, ventured from Jamestown to create the Citie of Henricus. Leaders of Henricus developed the first English hospital, chartered the first college in North America, established tobacco as the first cash crop in Virginia, and created a place where Pocahontas lived and met John Rolfe.

Publick Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and parking is $5 per vehicle. > Read more.

Commonwealth Parenting, CMoR-Short Pump to present 6-part parenting forum series

As part of its 30th anniversary year and partnership with the Children's Museum of Richmond, Commonwealth Parenting will present a six-part RVA Parents Forum Series to address some of the toughest issues confronting parents.

Parenting experts and family educators will tackle topics ranging from bullying to alcohol, sex to divorce, and technology and stress. Parents will learn how to identify potential problems.

"We're excited about bringing this much-needed forum series to parents in central Virginia. Through our valuable partnership with Commonwealth Parenting, we can have a deeper impact in the community through parent and caregiver education," said Karen Coltrane, president and CEO of the Children's Museum of Richmond. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Check out these three B’s in Henrico this weekend: books, bluegrass and “Born Yesterday.” Other activities to participate in – and feel good about – are the 15th annual James River Regional Cleanup and the 5th annual Richmond Out of the Darkness Community Walk. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

When the cliche stands tall

Inspirational football movie tries too hard for its own good
When the Game Stands Tall is based on a true story – an unbelievable true story that takes the word “inspiring” about as far as it can go.

It’s a film about Bob Ladouceur, coach of the De La Salle High Spartans, a California high school football team with 12 consecutive undefeated seasons (a staggering 151 games won in a row).

Along the way, Ladouceur (played by Jim Caviezel) faced the kind of hardship most football coaches (thankfully) can only imagine – suffering a near-fatal heart attack, the death of a star player, and rebuilding the team after that 151-game streak came to a humiliating end. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


Enjoy political comedy at its finest with The Capitol Steps at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Methodist and Baptist churches unite for the fourth annual Mission Footprint 5K, taking place at Trinity UMC. Or in honor of Grandparent’s Day on Sunday, treat them to A Grand Family Affair or maybe a movie – the 1978 film “Superman” is at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

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