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Short Pump Ruritan Club seeking crafters for its 25th annual craft show on Oct. 17

October 17 2015 - Short Pump Middle School, ,
The Short Pump Ruritan Club is seeking crafters for its 25th annual Short Pump Ruritan Craft Show on October 17 at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Rd. For information, call 360-2371 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 125 to hold a Yard Sale at Post 125 in Lakeside

October 17 2015 - Table rental is $10 each, 8 a.m.,
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 to ALA Unit 125 Veteran Projects. For details, call (804) 513-8237 or (757) 639-0747.

Regency to celebrate 40th birthday Oct. 17

October 17 2015 - , 10 a.m., Free
Regency Square will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a party Sat., Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the mall at 1420 Parham Rd. The event is free of charge and includes entertainment, giveaways, visual and performing art exhibits, food, and family fun. A "Meet the Artist" session with Matt Lively will be held in the Round the Square Gallery from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can also register to win tickets to the Broadway musical Newsies, appearing at Altria Theater Nov. 3-8. For details, contact Julie Gordon at (804) 754-4728 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Saint Gertrude Alumnae to present “Holly Spree on Stuart Avenue” Nov. 20-21

November 20 2015 - Over 40 local vendors will be selling items including wreaths, jewelry, scarves, baby clothes and more, Hours vary,
The Saint Gertrude Alumnae Association Board will present the “Holly Spree on Stuart Avenue” from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21. Over 40 local vendors will be selling items including wreaths, soaps, Christmas items, pet items, jewelry, scarves, hats, baby clothes, doll clothes, frozen casseroles and more. Tickets for the “Pre-Spree” on Nov. 20 are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. On Saturday, admission is free and there will be pictures with Santa and a trip through Santa Land. For details, visit http://www.saintgertrude.org/hollyspree


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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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… Full text

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