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New GRASP scholarships to aide winners with college debt and costs

Citizen Staff Reports 06/28/2017 EducationGeneral News

Fifteen Henrico County Public Schools students recently received a “2+2” scholarship from the non-profit organization GRASP (GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.). In total, the newly created scholarships will help 71 students receive their baccalaureate degrees from a Virginia college or university with lower costs and less student debt.

The scholarship awards each winner $1,000 for his or her first year at a community college to cover the costs not covered by financial aid, such as books and computers. > Read more.

Long & Foster’s Innsbrook, Short Pump offices participate in community service day event

Citizen Staff Reports 06/28/2017 BusinessGeneral News

Thousands of real estate agents and employees with Long & Foster Real Estate, including those at the Innsbrook and Short Pump offices in Glen Allen, Virginia, took part in the company’s 20th annual Community Service Day June 7.

The Innsbrook and Short Pump offices chose to volunteer with Housing Families First on June 7. The organization’s mission provides families experiencing homelessness with what they need to move to a stable housing situation. > Read more.

Network of Enterprising Women to award scholarships to local HS grads

Citizen Staff Reports 06/28/2017 BusinessEducationGeneral News
Three recent Henrico County high school graduates are among the 10 local students who will receive scholarships from the Network of Enterprising Women during the organization's monthly luncheon July 6. > Read more.

Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week – June 26, 2017

Citizen Staff Reports 06/26/2017 General NewsPublic SafetyCrime of the Week

Richmond detectives need the public’s help to identify the vehicle and suspects in the shooting incident of a 7-year-old boy and an adult male. Can you help Crime Stoppers solve this latest shooting?

The shooting occurred in the 1500 block of North 22nd Street in the Fairmount neighborhood of the city. Officers arrived and found the two victims near a bus stop. > Read more.

Richmond Montessori School earns VAIS reaccreditation

Citizen Staff Reports 06/26/2017 EducationGeneral News

Richmond Montessori School, an independent Montessori school for children ages 2 to 14, recently earned reaccreditation from the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. The VAIS accreditation program is one of only a few recognized at the national level through the National Association of Independent School's Commission on Accreditation and is also recognized and approved by the Virginia Board of Education through the Virginia Council for Private Education. > Read more.

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Richmond Montessori School earns VAIS reaccreditation
Business in brief
James River Juvenile Detention Center to graduate its largest class
Henrico School Board selects redistricting Option E
‘Senior Cool Care’ program to help older adults in Metro Richmond
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Jun. 15, 2017

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Entertainment
Henrico County, Lewis Ginter to host Fourth of July events
Weekend Top 10
‘Taste of Virginia’ returning to Innsbrook Pavilion July 1
Restaurant Watch
Weekend Top 10

Obituaries
Obituary – Hoyle S. “Chick” Walters
Obituary – Janet Sue Vest
Obituary – Barbara Jean (Chilton) Crider
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Community
Anthem LemonAid registration now open
YMCA to offer free weekend access for teens this summer
Henrico NAACP to host public safety forum June 10
- More Community

Opinions
Growing a grown-up: Part II
How to grow an adult
Make ‘em take the pledge: no more snuff boxes!
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Sports
Code Lacrosse joins Richmond Strikers
5 Henrico student-athletes win scholarships at awards dinner
RIR to host playoff race in 2018
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy live music from Ban Caribe, as well as family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. Admission is $8 to $13 or free for members. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org. Full text

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