The Henrico Citizen is Henrico County’s award-winning, independent hometown news source.
Since 2001, the Henrico Citizen has been in business to connect county residents with what’s going on in our community. From business, government and school news, to county events and development, to what Henrico citizens and local businesses are interested in and doing, the Henrico Citizen exists for one reason: to serve the people and community of Henrico County.
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We’re the only local media outlet dedicated solely, and totally, to the citizens of Henrico County. As an advertiser in the Henrico Citizen, you’ll reach a tremendously loyal community. Our readers are deeply involved and engaged in our county and strongly supportive of those who support it. For local advertisers, the Henrico Citizen is a direct line to Henrico citizens.
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The Henrico Citizen and Henrico Media Group also publish the annual Henricopedia (a magazine-style guide to all things Henrico) each September, and The Plate (a Henrico dining guide magazine) each summer. In 2015, the Citizen's parent company created and hosted the first two editions of Henrico Restaurant Week, which involved more than 40 Henrico restaurants and raised more than $10,000 for the Henrico-based Virginia Home for Boys and Girls and Henrico Christmas Mother program. The event is held twice annually.
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St. Joseph's Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services was one of three entities to earn the National Alliance to End Homelessness' Champion of Change Award. The awards were presented Nov. 17 during a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
NAEH annually recognizes proven programs and significant achievements in ending child and family homelessness.
Flagler completed its transition from an on-campus shelter to the community-based model of rapid rehousing in 2013, and it was one of the nation's first rapid re-housing service providers to be certified by NAEH. > Read more.
Richmond International Raceway's 13th annual Community Christmas tree lighting has been rescheduled from Dec. 6 to Monday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m., due to inclement weather expected on the original date.
Entertainment Dec. 12 will be provided by the Laburnum Elementary School choir and the Henrico High School Mighty Marching Warriors band. Tree decorations crafted by students from Laburnum Elementary School and L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will be on display. Hot chocolate and cookies will be supplied by the Henrico High School football boosters. > Read more.
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CalendarCat Adoption and Rescue Efforts (CARE) will hold a training session for potential foster parents from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Petco, 9051 Staples Mill Rd. The class will cover cat foster parent responsibilities as well as common needs of homeless cats and kittens. Foster parents provide temporary care for rescued cats and kittens until adoption. They are responsible for taking cats to veterinary appointments and for bringing the cats to adoption events on Saturdays. CARE covers medical and food costs. To register, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4aa9ab2aa5fe3-care3. Full text