Tuckahoe town meeting to focus on safety
The next town meeting of Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will feature safety-related topics such as swimming pool safety and the proper use of automated external defibrillators — AEDs — and also will examine the operations of Henrico County’s E-911 call center. The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 at Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive.
Representatives from Henrico’s Division of Fire will be on hand to discuss practical safety measures and to demonstrate emergency equipment. They will join O’Bannon for a question-and-answer period as well. In addition, county emergency vehicles will be on display at the library.
Tuckahoe town meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 501-4208 or log on to http://www.patobannon.com.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.
As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
Celebrate Independence Day in Henrico! The county’s annual event is new and improved this year with a later start time, expanded hours and new entertainment, including the Richmond Symphony and a laser light show. Lewis Ginter is also offering free admission all day. On Saturday, check out the first annual Innsbrook Taste of Virginia, the family movie at Varina Library or Anthony Snape and special guest Jess Labus at The Tin Pan. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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