YardWorks opens on Patterson Avenue
YardWorks opened its fifth Richmond-area location with a ribbon-cutting May 23 at the new site on Patterson Avenue, just west of the Henrico County line in Goochland County. Members of the Powhatan Chamber of Commerce and officials from Goochland County Economic Development joined YardWorks staff [from left] Kevin Martin, Lisa Wills, Billy Stinson, CEO Bill Stinson, COO Robbie Urbine, and Jeff Mayo (along with Bonnie Creasy of the Goochland Chamber of Commerce) to celebrate the new location, which will combine with YardWorks' Short Pump location to serve western Henrico customers.
For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.
CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.
“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.
The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
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