Deep Run, Godwin earn recognition at robotics competition
Two teams of Henrico County students excelled at the FIRST Robotics competition, held earlier this month at VCU's Siegel Center.
Deep Run High School's Team Blue Cheese (pictured above) won the Chairman's Award – the most prestigious award presented at the event – while Godwin High School's Team Talon 540 advanced to the final competition of the event.
Sixty-four teams from four states, Washington, D.C. and Ontario participated in the event, competing in a game called Logo Motion, in which remote-controlled robots they built placed inflatable game pieces on wall racks.
Dr. Even Alexander, a New York Times best-selling author who has been featured on Oprah and Dr. Oz, was in town last week to promote his June 27 talk, "Proof of Heaven," at Glen Allen High School.
Alexander (pictured, at right, while Unity of Bon Air church member Harry Simmons interviews him) has written about what he considers to be his journey through the afterlife.
Tickets to this month's event are $25 and will support the new Bon Secours Hospice House being built later this year. > Read more.
The Innsbrook Rotary Club, which is celebrating its 25th year in 2015, has completed a number of volunteer projects this year and raised thousands of dollars for various organizations through three events.
The club's annual rose sale, benefit for youth live auction and Virginia Fire Games competition, combined with individual and corporate donations, have raised nearly $70,000 – money that the club contributes back to the community.
FeedMore is the beneficiary of the club's 25th anniversary project, which provides refrigerated trailers to be used for the distribution of food throughout Central Virginia. > Read more.
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