Henrico County news
The April edition of Henrico Restaurant Week raised $2,050 for the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls' 2016 Youth Triathlon, which will be held Aug. 20.
Henrico Restaurant Week, hosted by the Henrico Citizen in partnership with title sponsor Visit Henrico, featured 10 Henrico restaurants. Each made a donation from every special Restaurant Week lunch and dinner sold during the week. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 06/23/2016 Education
Henrico County Public Schools, through its Division of School Nutrition Services, will participate in the 2016 Summer Food Service Program administered by the US Department of Agriculture. The program provides meals to students enrolled in Henrico Schools summer programs or in those run by the Henrico County Department of Recreation and Parks.
Food service will be from Monday through Thursday each week. (All sites will be closed Monday, July 4, in recognition of the Independence Day holiday.) Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. > Read more.
The following Hampton by Hilton hotels in Henrico have received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award: Hampton Inn Richmond-West, located in Innsbrook at 10800 W. Broad St.; and Hampton Inn Richmond-Airport, located at 421 International Center Drive in Sandston. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on the online TripAdvisor site over the past year. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. > Read more.
Activists, officials have ideas for stream health
Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final article in a series about watershed health. In the Aug. 15 Citizen, neighbors of Henrico streams and various experts on waterway issues contributed feedback regarding their concerns about watershed health. This article examines suggestions for change and improvements to watershed health.
Despite serious concerns about the state of the county’s waterways, most observers and experts concede that there are a few bright spots. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/09/2013 Henrico Government
Henrico County will conduct a series of public meetings to provide information on the meals tax referendum, which will be part of the general election ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
County Manager John A. Vithoulkas will lead 10 of the 12 meetings, which will be held at high schools throughout the county and at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden from Wednesday, Sept. 18 through Wednesday, Oct. 30. The meetings will include a presentation by county staff and an opportunity to ask questions. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/05/2013 Henrico Business
Beginning October 6, Martin’s Food Markets customers can earn money for their local schools when they grocery shop through Martin’s simple school fundraiser, A+ School Rewards. To participate in the program, customers must sign up each year and designate up to two schools by visiting their local Martin’s or at http://www.martinsfoods.com/aplus A+ S.chool Rewards are accrued with each purchase made using one’s BonusCard beginning October 6 and continuing through March 22, 2014. There is no limit to what schools can do with their A+ School Rewards, including earning cash for school programs, technology, scholarships, field trips, playgrounds, and other educational needs. > Read more.
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Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.
As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
Muse Paintbar, which combines painting instruction with a wine bar and restaurant, opened June 23 at The Shops at Willow Lawn in Henrico. The location is the company's 17th nationwide.
Guests can learn from local artists while sampling a wide selection of wine, beer and tapas. The facility held a soft-launch last weekend, allowing patrons a sneak peek at the studio’s artistic offerings.
Muse anticipates expansion across the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area this summer. Other locations are spread throughout the Northeast. > Read more.
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