GRASP to host financial aid information sessions
Henrico parents and students needing help with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are encouraged to attend information sessions at the Richmond Public Main Library (101 East Franklin Street), which will be held between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Jan. 19 and Feb. 16.
Volunteers from GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program) will be on hand at the sessions to help fill out the FAFSA, which is required for federal aid for college. To schedule a one-hour appointment with GRASP, parents/students should call 527-7708.
Students and/or parents must bring the following items to facilitate the processing of the FAFSA online student’s & a parent’s Social Security number; student’s driver's license, if applicable; student’s 2012 W-2 Forms (or 12/31 pay stub) and other records of money earned; student’s (& spouse’s) 2012 Federal Income Tax Return, or most recent- IRS Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ; parent’s 2012 Federal Income Tax Return (if student is dependent for federal aid purposes) or most recent tax return and Dec. 31 pay stub; family’s 2012 untaxed income records – Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy; family's or veterans benefits records; family’s current bank statements; family’s current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records; student’s alien registration card (if not a U.S. citizen).
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.
Chef Bryan Voltaggio will host a special three-course dinner event July 21-22 at his Willow Lawn Family Meal restaurant. The menu will consist of his favorite dishes and offer diners the chance to purchase a signed copy of his newly released book, HOME.
Voltaggio will attend and cook at each dinner, as well as share stories that inspired recipes for the book. > Read more.
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