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Challenger Day will get students with disabilities onto the field

Citizen Staff Reports 10/16/2017 EducationGeneral News

Students from 22 Henrico County elementary schools will take to the baseball field Oct. 18 and learn how to field, hit and run the bases. The students will take part in Challenger Day, an annual event at the Tuckahoe Park Baseball Complex that introduces students with significant disabilities to the fundamentals of baseball. The students will also enjoy games, an art project, roaming mascots and a picnic lunch. > Read more.

Business in brief

Citizen Staff Reports 10/16/2017 BusinessBusiness in BriefGeneral News

Eisenman & Associates, Inc. employee Tracie Grady recently was named the 2017 Virginia Business Meeting Planner of the Year. Grady was chosen by a committee of industry leaders among 19 nominees. The award is a partnership between Virginia Business magazine and the Virginia Society of Association Executives. Its goal is to recognize the unsung hero of the association, non-profit, and business world, the professional meeting planner. Grady works with clients in a number of areas, including membership management, publication design, membership directories and convention/tradeshow programs. She has worked in the association industry, primarily focused on meeting planning, for more than 20 years. She is a graduate of VCU. Eisenman & Associates, Inc. is an association management and meetings consulting company. > Read more.

Lakewood to break ground on $64M expansion

Citizen Staff Reports 10/16/2017 FeaturesGeneral News

A senior community in Henrico's Far West End is planning a massive expansion project.

Lakewood, located on Lauderdale Drive, will break ground on the project Oct. 19 during a celebration that also will commemorate the community's 40th anniversary. > Read more.

Henrico to hold Oct. 19 workshop on Route 5 Corridor/Marion Hill Study

Citizen Staff Reports 10/16/2017 General NewsGovernmentTransportation

The Henrico County Planning Department will hold a workshop Thursday, Oct. 19 for residents and other members of the public to provide additional input for a study of the Route 5 corridor and Marion Hill areas.

The workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at John Rolfe Middle School, 6901 Messer Road. The meeting will include an overview of community input received so far and an explanation of how it is reflected in the study’s draft goals and objectives. > Read more.

Nominations open for REB awards for principals

Citizen Staff Reports 10/16/2017 EducationGeneral News

Nominations are open for the 2017-18 REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership, The Community Foundation’s yearly awards that identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area.

Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Nominees can be principals from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond who have served in their current positions for at least three years. > Read more.

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Henrico to receive Homeland Security grant awards
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JCPenney to hire more than 1,000 seasonal workers in Virginia
Equality groups to host House of Delegates candidate forum Oct. 24
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Entertainment
Chopt Creative Salad Co. opens Oct. 17 at Willow Lawn
Weekend Top 10
CSz Richmond to operate as nonprofit
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Obituaries
Obituary – Margaret B. “Peggy” Catlett
Obituary – Patricia Wells Melton
Obituary - Dorothy M. Wade
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Community
Green Top Outdoor Expo starts Saturday
Pearce Memorial Scholarship Craft and Home Show scheduled for Oct. 7
Lewis Ginter to host Fall PlantFest Sept. 15-16
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Opinions
Work ethics: born in the crib (well, almost)
Growing a grown-up: Part II
How to grow an adult
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Sports
SunTrust to sponsor raceways’s military appreciation program
Code Lacrosse joins Richmond Strikers
5 Henrico student-athletes win scholarships at awards dinner
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West Broad Village will hold a Fall Festival from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Pad, 2310 Old Brick Rd. Enjoy live music from U2 tribute band Even Better Than the Real Thing, sample fall beers and ciders, and enter the pet costume contest. There will also be pumpkin and face painting, and trunk or treating. For details, visit http://www.westbroadvillage.com. Full text

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