Citizen Staff Reports 08/21/2014 Business
Bon Secours Pediatrics and Bon Secours Richmond Hope Therapy sponsored and hosted the iCan Bike camp for children with disabilities Aug. 11-15 at the University of Richmond’s Weinstein Center gymnasium. The camp provided children eight and older who have autism and Down’s syndrome with specialized instruction on how to independently ride a two-wheel bicycle by the conclusion of the camp.
Less than 20 percent of children with autism and 10 percent of children with Down’s syndrome learn how to ride a two-wheel bicycle in their lifetime.
Photos by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen 04/15/2014 Business
A new Kroger Marketplace store opened at Staples Mill Road and Hungary Springs Road in western Henrico earlier this month. The store is the second such "super-sized" version Kroger has opened in the Richmond region. It features a number of locally grown and produced foods and other items and offers a health clinic, jewelry store, Starbuck's kiosk, clothing and housewares, among other items. The store also features a gas station. It employs 425 people.
Citizen Staff Reports 04/11/2014 Business
HCA Virginia recently announced the appointment of Zach McCluskey as chief executive officer of Parham Doctors’ Hospital, effective May 1. Both hospitals are campuses of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital.
“Zach brings a breadth of experience to this new role with a healthcare administration background that includes surgical services, rehabilitation, oncology and many capital improvement projects as well as other strategic growth initiatives,” said Will Wagnon, CEO of Henrico Doctors' Hospitals.
Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia is encouraging the donation of airline miles throughout the month of April to prepare for the busiest wish granting season, summer. Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia will need 33 million airline miles to grant 165 wishes this year that involve travel. Individuals who fly on Delta, United and US Airways can easily donate frequent flier miles, in just a few simple steps, by visiting http://va.wish.org/ways-to-help/giving/airline-miles Dona.ted miles never expire and are never used for anything other than wish travel. Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia accepts the donation of airline miles year-round, but April is a critical time for airline miles as travel arrangements are being made for summer wish travel.
BOLLYX, the new Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program, launched last month at the Gold’s Gym in western Henrico. As part of the gym’s special group exercise event, all members of the public are invited to try BOLLYX for free on Saturday, April 5 at 11:15 a.m. Each 50-minute session is an exhilarating cardio workout that cycles between high- and low-intensity dance sequences to get participants moving and sweating. An eclectic mix of heart-pumping music from around the world serves as an exciting backdrop for each class. Classes are now available regularly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. For more information, visit http://www.bollyx.com/classes/richmond
Citizen Staff Reports 03/28/2014 Business
Martin's Food Markets has introduced special shopping carts at its John Rolfe Parkway location in Henrico for parents with special needs children.
"Caroline's Cart" provides parents and caregivers with an option for transporting their children through the store without having to push a wheelchair and traditional cart simultaneously. The location is the first Martin's store in the region to offer the special carts.
Napier Realtors ERA was named a Platinum Award winner in the Richmond, Va., market by the Cartus Broker Network at its annual Broker Network International Conference held in February. Cartus is a worldwide leader in employee relocation solutions. Platinum is the highest level of the Excellence Awards presented to principal brokers. Excellence Award recognition is based on performance results related to a wide variety of goals including customer service, cost management, and effective analysis and marketing of homes. Less than 21 percent of the Network’s principal brokers achieved Platinum level recognition for 2013 performance.
Citizen Staff Reports 03/24/2014 Business
Vacation Express recently announced that it would provide new non-stop air service from Richmond International Airport to Grand Bahama Island and Cancun, beginning in May and running through August.
Service to Grand Bahama Island will begin May 4, while service to Cancun will begin May 19.
Sport Clips Haircuts opened earlier this month on 1318 Gaskins Road in Henrico. This is the fifth location to open in Richmond, adding to the more than 1,000 Sport Clips across the country. Scott Mallory, a Richmond-area native, is the owner. He plans to open 1-2 additional locations in the area in the future. Sport Clips on Gaskins Road is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.haircutmengaytonrichmondva.com
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