Henrico County VA

Innsbrook selling compost bins, rain barrels

As part of 'Innsbrook Saves the Earth Week,’ the Innsbrook Foundation is offering 80-gallon Earth Machine compost bins; 55-gallon Systern rain barrels; and 6-gallon stack-and-carry recycling bins for sale through March 21.

The Earth Machine is available for $55, the rain barrel for $65 and the recycling bins for $7 apiece. For details or to place an order, visit http://www.innsbrook.com Order.s will be delivered during Innsbrook Saves the Earth week, April 11-15.

Innsbrook officials have planned five days of events to encourage Earth-friendly actions, including a clean up of the Innsbrook lake and an energy savings seminar and expo.

For details or to order, visit http://www.innsbrook.com/innsdata/events/article_1503.shtml

More cyclists on the way

Riders to pass through county on East Coast Greenway tour
From October 4-9, 35 cyclists will be riding through Henrico County as part of a 325-mile tour of the East Coast Greenway (ECG) route from Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Raleigh, NC.

A 2,900-mile trail route that extends from the Canadian border at Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, The East Coast Greenway is heading into its 25th year. The Week A Year (WAY) Tour is an annual ride and fundraiser that has been working its way south since the first WAY Tour launched from Calais, Maine in 2011. Riders cover a different section of the Greenway each year and are on target to complete the route in Key West in 2019. > Read more.

Henrico woman wins $1M in Va. Lottery game

When Amanda Spiller of Henrico saw that she’d won the $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery’s $100 Million Cash Extravaganza game, it didn’t immediately sink in.

“I was in shock. . . complete shock,” she said. “I had to double and triple check.”

She bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 2750 Hungary Spring Road in Henrico. She had the choice of taking the full $1 million prize over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $681,000 before taxes. She chose the cash option. The store received a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket. > Read more.

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The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Talbot’s at 6223 River Rd. October is Liver Awareness Month. Liver transplants are the… Full text

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