Henrico County VA

Goochland Chapter of Virginia Oath Keepers to hold monthly meeting

October 05 2015 - Serving Henrico, Hanover, Louisa, Goochland and Powhatan, 7 p.m., Free
The Goochland Chapter of Virginia Oath Keepers, serving Henrico, Hanover, Louisa, Goochland and Powhatan, will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Goochland Public Library, 3075 River Road West. The meeting is open to the public. For details, call Doug Shackelford at 556-2409.

Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon to hold town meeting

October 05 2015 - Tuckahoe Area Library, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Free
Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will hold a town meeting Oct. 5 to discuss the body-worn cameras issued to Henrico police officers and the county’s Community Emergency Notification System. The meeting will include sessions at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive. Representatives of the Police Division will discuss a recent initiative to equip officers with body cameras and provide training in the “fair and impartial policing” method. A representative of the Division of Fire will provide an overview of the Community Emergency Notification System, also known as CodeRED, and explain how residents can register. For details, call 501-4208 or visit http://www.patobannon.com

Henrico Business Leaders’ Networking Breakfast Meeting planned at Westin Richmond

October 12 2015 - Speaker is Henrico Fire Chief Tony McDowell , 7 a.m., $30 to $40
The Henrico Business Leaders’ Networking Breakfast Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at The Westin Richmond. Henrico Fire Chief Tony McDowell will present “ISO Certification and What that Means for County Residents.” Registration is $30 to $40. For details, call 675-7502 or visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com

Richmond Apartment Owners Association to hold monthly luncheon meeting

October 13 2015 - Richmond Fire Marshall will present “Landlord Requirements", 12 p.m., $20 to $30
Richmond Apartment Owners Association’s monthly luncheon meeting will be held at 12 p.m. at The Westwood Club, 6220 West Club Ln. The Richmond Fire Marshall will present “Landlord Requirements.” Cost is $20 to $30. Pre-registration is required. For details, call 675-7502 or visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com

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.


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.

Restaurant watch

Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.


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