Photo by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen 12/16/10
The “Knitters of Cedarfield” made their annual donation of knitted caps to the Henrico Christmas Mother Dec. 6 at the Hermitage at Cedarfield, presenting 100 caps to be used by needy families. Among the Christmas Mothers on hand to thank knitters were Mitty Sledd, 1975 (left, seated), Robin Smith, 2009 (left, standing) and Dorothy Tatem, 2010 (right, seated).
The presentation was followed by a program of holiday music, courtesy of the Greater Richmond Chorus, and sales of additional knitted caps by Cedarfield resident Charlotte McCutcheon, who donates all proceeds to the Henrico Christmas Mother and the Central Virginia Food Bank.
On June 13, the Short Pump Rotary Club partnered with Schnabel Engineering for a day of volunteer work with Rebuilding Together Richmond. Team members (among them [from left] Chris Rufe, Melissa Abraham, Rick Naschold, and Micky Ogburn) completed a variety of repairs and home improvements ranging from painting and landscaping to cabinet installation and fence building.
“It was a privilege to be involved in this project," said club president Melissa Abraham. "The homeowner kept thanking the volunteers, but I think all of us would agree we are the ones who actually benefited. It was an opportunity to help a community member, fellowship with great people and improve our handyman skills." > Read more.
Dr. Even Alexander, a New York Times best-selling author who has been featured on Oprah and Dr. Oz, was in town last week to promote his June 27 talk, "Proof of Heaven," at Glen Allen High School.
Alexander (pictured, at right, while Unity of Bon Air church member Harry Simmons interviews him) has written about what he considers to be his journey through the afterlife.
Tickets to this month's event are $25 and will support the new Bon Secours Hospice House being built later this year. > Read more.
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