Henrico County VA

Election 2011


Henrico voters will cast their ballots for a number of local and state candidates Nov. 8, although most races offer little or no competition. But voters will have choices in four county races, as well as a race for a House of Delegates seat. The Henrico Citizen invited each of the 35 candidates for county or state offices who appear on the ballot in Henrico County this year to respond to seven general questions about their views, goals and personal lives. Each was permitted a 500-word response to the questions. The answers of those who responded by the deadline provided to them appear in this section. Some responses were edited to fit the 500-word requirement.



Click on each candidates list to read the individual responses of those who answered the Q&A.

COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY
Commonwealth's Attorney candidates


HENRICO SCHOOL BOARD
School Board - Brookland District candidates Beverly Cocke, Herb Dunford and Darrell Jenkins

School Board - Fairfield District candidate Lamont Bagby

School Board - Three Chopt candidate Diana Winston (no responses received)

School Board - Tuckahoe District candidate Lisa Marshall

School Board - Varina District candidate John Montgomery

HENRICO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Board of Supervisors - Brookland District candidate Dick Glover (no responses received)

Board of Supervisors - Fairfield District candidate Frank Thornton

Board of Supervisors - Three Chopt District candidate Dave Kaechele (no responses received)

Board of Supervisors - Tuckahoe District candidate Pat O'Bannon

Board of Supervisors - Varina District candidates Jim Donati, Reese Haller and Tyrone Nelson

HENRICO SHERIFF
Sheriff candidate Mike Wade (no responses received)

HENRICOPOLIS SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD (Three candidates will be elected)
HSWCDB candidates Nicole Anderson-Ellis, Robert Brewster, John Ficklin, Gil Miles and Lynn Wilson

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
House of Delegates - District 56 candidate Peter Farrell

House of Delegates - District 62 candidate Riley Ingram

House of Delegates - District 68 candidate Manoli Loupassil

House of Delegates - District 70 candidate Delores McQuinn (no responses received)

House of Delegates - District 71 candidate Jennifer McClellan (no responses received)

House of Delegates - District 72 candidate Jimmie Massie

House of Delegates - District 73 candidate John O'Bannon

House of Delegates - District 74 candidates Joe Morrissey and Dwayne Whitehead

VIRGINIA SENATE
Senate - District 9 candidate Donald McEachin

Senate - District 10 candidate John Watkins (no responses received)

Senate - District 12 candidate Walter Stosch (no responses received)

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Community

County plans Fourth of July event


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.

Tuckahoe YMCA to host Refugee Community Resource Fair


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.
Entertainment

Muse Paintbar opens at Willow Lawn


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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