Henrico Co. to offer health screenings for ages 50+ at Dorey Rec Center
December 11 2013 - Services are provided by Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9 a.m., Free
Henrico County will offer free blood pressure checks and cholesterol screenings for ages 50+ from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Dorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Dr. To ensure accuracy, don’t eat breakfast before having cholesterol tested. Services are provided by Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Call Cindy Spear at 243-9785 to make an appointment.
Innsbrook Patrol to present Holiday Safety Seminar
December 12 2013 - Presented by Chief Ken Makela and Sgt. Kacey Makela of the Innsbrook Patrol , 12 p.m., Free
The Innsbrook Patrol will present a Holiday Safety Seminar on Dec. 12 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Style Salon A in the Markel Building, 4521 Highwoods Pkwy. Chief Ken Makela and Sgt. Kacey Makela of the Innsbrook Patrol will provide hands-on training and instruction for self-defense. Admission is free. Bring a bag lunch; drinks will be provided. For details, visit http://www.innsbrook.com
In Varina, one of the most anticipated events of the season is approaching. The 19th Annual Big Toy Parade will return on Dec 14, offering a “homey,” small-town feel that helps elicit holiday spirit among participants and spectators alike.
The parade, which begins at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans and Henrico County Parks and Recreation and is held in conjunction with the James River Boat Parade. It is led by a grand marshal along Old Osborne Turnpike and ends at the Osborne Boat Landing, where hundreds of community members gather to await nightfall and the arrival of lighted boats, concluding a festive holiday celebration. > Read more.
I didn’t have a clue what to expect from this unheard-of restaurant in an unexpected spot – right in the heart of Willow Lawn. I came to learn it’s not unheard of; it’s a restaurant chain out of Northern Virginia.
“It definitely improves the look of Willow Lawn,” said my friend, who ventured to the new spot with me on a Monday night for dinner one week after the restaurant opened. > Read more.
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