Henrico County VA

Smith Strong PLC to offer free seminars on estate planning, wills and trusts Oct. 7, 16

October 07 2015 - Registration is required as space is limited, Times vary, Free
Attorney Van Smith, of Smith Strong PLC, will offer free seminars on estate planning, wills and trusts at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Each attendee will receive a gift. The seminars are free and open to the public. Registration is required as space is limited. For details, call 325-1245 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Senior citizens group ‘Elderberries’ to meet at the American Legion Post #244

October 14 2015 - The program will be singer Vickie Bruce, 11:30 a.m., Free
Senior citizens group Elderberries will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post #244, located at 2522 Indale Rd. in Glen Allen. The program will be singer Vickie Bruce. All are welcome. Bring a dish; meat, dessert and beverages will be provided. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month, year-round. For details, call Brenda Anderson at 672-0074.

Shepherd’s Center continues its Open University fall lecture series “Lunch and Life”

October 14 2015 - A brown bag lunch precedes at noon with dessert and beverages provided, 12:30 p.m., Free
The Shepherd’s Center continues its Open University four-week fall lecture series “Lunch and Life” at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Rd. Dr. Jim Somerville, storyteller and pastor of First Baptist Church, will present “The Apple and the Tree: A Loving Look at the Quirks Our Parents Pass On to Us.” A brown bag lunch precedes at noon with dessert and beverages provided. The series is open to all persons 50+ at no charge. For details, call 355-7282 or visit http://www.tscor.org

Bon Secours for Women’s My Health Cafe to offer seminar on caring for aging parents

October 15 2015 - Speakers are from Bon Secours Medical Group and Senior Connections, 4:30 p.m., Free
Bon Secours for Women's My Health Cafe will offer a free seminar featuring a panel of experts with advice on taking care of aging parents from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital Education Room. Topics include social aspects of aging, advanced care planning, medication concerns and normal signs of aging. Speakers are from Bon Secours Medical Group and Senior Connections. To register, call 298-3500 or visit http://www.bonsecours.com/womensevents


Ruritans Club marks 50th anniversary

Are you old enough to remember when gas was 31 cents a gallon and you could buy a new car for $2,650? How about paying rent of $118 a month? You could have been cruisin’ down Mountain Road in a new Dodge Charger, or riding a new skateboard to Mr. Allen’s Market. That was the year – 1965 – that the world was introduced to contact lenses, Spirograph, Bounty, Get Smart, Lost in Space, Gatorade, Apple Jacks, and Spaghetti O’s.

It was also in 1965 that the Glen Allen Ruritan Club was founded – and today the Ruritans are still going strong. The Ruritans are the folks that have cleaned up Mountain Road; raised money for scholarships at local high schools through the Healy Gala; supported local schools and charities such as Lamb’s Basket, St. Joseph Villa, the Henrico Christmas Mother and the juvenile jail by cooking their locally famous barbeque; and put on Glen Allen Day for the last 19
years. > Read more.

West Broad Village donates to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

West Broad Village and its parent company, Excel Trust, recently donated more than $13,000 to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Virginia. The money was raised during the community’s Summer Concert Series.

Pictured above, Philip Hopkins (front) accepts a $13,480.50 check from Tammy Philblad, Excel Trust regional property manager. Joining the presentation (back row, from left)are Melody Thomas, Excel Trust administrative assistant; Kendall Rumsey, Excel Trust director of marketing; Terri Q. Quinan, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Virginia Chapter executive director; and Philip’s mother Catherine Hopkins. > Read more.

Growlers to Go opens in Short Pump; opening celebration Oct. 15

Growlers to Go has opened its second area location – in Short Pump, next to Trader Joe's.

Unlike the flagship store on the Boulevard in Richmond, this location is equipped with a Tasting Room, offering customers the opportunity to drink pints or tasting wheels as well as order snacks on premises. > Read more.


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American Legion Auxiliary Unit 125 will hold a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Post 125, 1401 Hilliard Rd. Table rental is $10 each. Funds will go… Full text

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