Henrico Federal Credit Union awards scholarships
Henrico Federal Credit Union recently named Emma Taggart, Tyler Shields and J. Rayfield Vines III as its 2012 scholarship recipients.
Taggart, a senior at Deep Run High School, received the Fran Chaffin Memorial Scholarship. She will attend Virginia Commonwealth University to study art.
Shields, a senior at Highland Springs High School, received the Judy A. Davis Poore Memorial Scholarship. He will attend Bridgewater College to study business administration.
Vines, a student at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, received the Henrico FCU Continuing Studies scholarship. He is currently studying business and engineering and plans to study business administration after transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University.
The scholarship recipients were recognized at the Henrico FCU Annual Membership Meeting on May 2, 2012 at the new Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. Recipients were joined by family members, friends, teachers and coaches.
For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.
CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.
“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.
The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
Bifocals at CAT’s first show for CAT’s 52nd season is Thanks Mitch by Pat Walker. Thanks Mitch will play at CAT Theatre on Monday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. The production will also tour the Richmond area.
Mitch and his wife, Verna, are at their niece’s wedding when Mitch has had all the celebrating he can take. Verna settles him and his crossword puzzle book into an easy chair in the room next to the reception and promises to check on him later. Then one wedding guest after another comes into the room agonizing over a personal problem. Mitch keeps doing his crossword puzzle and somehow ends up saving the day. > Read more.
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