61st fire academy graduates

The 12 members of the Henrico County Division of Fire's 61 recruit training academy graduated Dec. 22 at the Henrico Theatre in Highland Springs, marking the completion of their 23-week training session.

Pictured, left to right, are (back row) – Kevin Maughan, Ronnie Tucker, Michelle Garnett, Nathan Bott, Daniel Eichhorst; (front row) – Justin Borel, Christopher Hensle, Christopher Bryant, Peter Younes, Steven Rhyne, Nathan Quigley, Tyson Schoch.

The 12 firefighters were assigned to station duty and are currently active members of the division.

Reynolds CC to host sculptor Paul DiPasquale

Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.

Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10

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Haley Chevrolet in Midlothian will host “Operation Kidsafe Regional Child Safety Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about this free digital fingerprint and photo safety program. No special information is needed. Parents take home the only record of the visit. Safety tips to start a family safety action plan are also included. Kids are invited to take part in trunk-or-treat; costumes optional. For details, visit http://www.haleychevrolet.com. Full text

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