JRGBC honors green building on Nov. 10 at Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

The James River Green Building Council (JRGBC) will hold its seventh annual Green Building Leadership Awards and Exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The keynote speaker will be George Bandy, vice president for sustainability, strategy and diversity at InterfaceFLOR.

Every fall, the JRGBC honors organizations and their leaders for outstanding contributions to green building in Virginia, as well as recognizing outstanding green building projects in the central Virginia region. One award in four categories – nonprofit organizations, private sector businesses, government and individual – is presented to those who well-represent the Chapter’s mission to inspire and promote the transformation to a sustainable built environment. Nominees must demonstrate strong and outstanding leadership and action in the cause of green building as a vital part of the local, regional or state community. Awards for projects will be given in the categories of new construction, adaptive re-use/renovation, residential and an overall Juror’s Favorite.

In conjunction with the awards event, the JRGBC will host a large number of displays to showcase products, services and companies that participate in green building. Tickets are $50 and are open to the public. To register, call Megan Miller at 440-0599 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
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‘Senior Cool Care’ program to help older adults in Metro Richmond


For the 27th year, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging is helping older adults combat summer heat through a program now called "Senior Cool Care" (formerly the Fan Care program) that provides fan and air conditioning units for eligible senior citizens.

The program is available to low-income older adults age 60 and older who reside in the City of Richmond and the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent and Powhatan. > Read more.

Cyclist killed in crash was 52-year-old man

Henrico Police have named the victim killed June 21 when the bicycle he was riding collided with a truck on Mechanicsville Turnpike near I-64 in Eastern Henrico.

Fifty-two year-old Ray J. Freeman, of Richmond, died at a local hospital after being struck. The truck that hit him was traveling south on Mechanicsville Turnpike. > Read more.

Henrico man sentenced to 10 years in prison for dealing heroin

A Henrico man was sentenced June 20 to 10 years in prison for distribution of heroin.

Arlando Harris, 35, pleaded guilty on Dec. 29, 2016. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Henrico Police executed a search warrant at Harris' mother's residence in Henrico on March 16, 2016. > Read more.

Glen Allen HS student earns playwriting residency


A play written by a Glen Allen High School junior was selected, along with seven others, to be performed professionally this summer through a nationally acclaimed Virginia high school playwriting program.

47B, a play written by 16-year-old Glen Allen High school student Dominique Dowling, was chosen by New Voices for the Theater, a playwriting competition sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, from a pool of more than 150 plays by high school students in the state. > Read more.

Missing Eastern Henrico man found dead

Henrico Police have found the body of a missing Eastern Henrico man.

The body of 25-year-old Taj Rashad Bullock, who was last seen June 10 in Eastern Henrico, was found June 20 in a wooded area in that part of the county. > Read more.

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The American Legion Post 233, 8088 Recreation Rd. in Varina, will host a free Music Jam at 5 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month. Featuring country gospel and bluegrass music. Anyone is welcome to play or sing. Food and drinks are available for purchase. For details, call Wayne Gilbert at 572-3124. Full text

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