West End wine and beer store closing
A independent West End wine and beer store will close next month, its owner announced in an e-mail today.
Wine and Beer Westpark, located in the Westpark shopping center at West Broad Street and Pemberton Road, will close when its lease expires Feb. 29, owner Matt Lake wrote in the e-mail to customers.
"While we considered alternatives like moving to a different location," Lake wrote, "ultimately the attraction of starting a family far outweighed starting anew. I’m happy that we’ll be able to leave as well as we lived."
Dr. Even Alexander, a New York Times best-selling author who has been featured on Oprah and Dr. Oz, was in town last week to promote his June 27 talk, "Proof of Heaven," at Glen Allen High School.
Alexander (pictured, at right, while Unity of Bon Air church member Harry Simmons interviews him) has written about what he considers to be his journey through the afterlife.
Tickets to this month's event are $25 and will support the new Bon Secours Hospice House being built later this year. > Read more.
The Innsbrook Rotary Club, which is celebrating its 25th year in 2015, has completed a number of volunteer projects this year and raised thousands of dollars for various organizations through three events.
The club's annual rose sale, benefit for youth live auction and Virginia Fire Games competition, combined with individual and corporate donations, have raised nearly $70,000 – money that the club contributes back to the community.
FeedMore is the beneficiary of the club's 25th anniversary project, which provides refrigerated trailers to be used for the distribution of food throughout Central Virginia. > Read more.
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