Henrico County VA

‘Hot Healthy Love’ series seeks nominations

Do you know an amazing couple whose love inspires you? Safe Harbor wants to hear from you. The nonprofit organization is seeking nominations for its second annual “Healthy Love RVA: Hot Healthy Couples” series, through which it will highlight healthy relationships in the region. Last year, the organization shared eight couples’ love stories.

Selected couples will be interviewed and their love stories will be featured on the Safe Harbor website. To read last year's stories, visit http://safeharborshelter.com/2012/03/hot-healthy-love-what-we-learned-and-whats-next/.

The organization is seeking nominations of couples in passionate, fun, happy, healthy, safe relationships and those whose love has endured in good and bad times.

Nominations should be submitted by Jan. 22. To nominate a couple, visit http://safeharborshelter.com/2012/12/hot-healthy-love-2013/

More cyclists on the way

Riders to pass through county on East Coast Greenway tour
From October 4-9, 35 cyclists will be riding through Henrico County as part of a 325-mile tour of the East Coast Greenway (ECG) route from Fredericksburg, Virginia, to Raleigh, NC.

A 2,900-mile trail route that extends from the Canadian border at Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida, The East Coast Greenway is heading into its 25th year. The Week A Year (WAY) Tour is an annual ride and fundraiser that has been working its way south since the first WAY Tour launched from Calais, Maine in 2011. Riders cover a different section of the Greenway each year and are on target to complete the route in Key West in 2019. > Read more.

Henrico woman wins $1M in Va. Lottery game

When Amanda Spiller of Henrico saw that she’d won the $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery’s $100 Million Cash Extravaganza game, it didn’t immediately sink in.

“I was in shock. . . complete shock,” she said. “I had to double and triple check.”

She bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 2750 Hungary Spring Road in Henrico. She had the choice of taking the full $1 million prize over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $681,000 before taxes. She chose the cash option. The store received a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket. > Read more.

Restaurant watch

Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.


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