Photo by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen 05/31/11
Eleven former Douglas S. Freeman H.S. athletes and supporters were inducted May 23 into the DSF Athletics Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at Short Pump Hilton Hotel and Spa.
The event featured Maggie Nave, DSF Class of 2011, singing the National Anthem, and remarks by DSF Principal Anne Poates; Gary Hess of Virginia Sports Network served as Master of Ceremonies.
Inductees included (left to right, front row)– Kenny Moore ’69; Buz Mintz ‘73; Mary Virginia Manson, contributor; Susan Larson Solomon '96; Bruce Woodworth ‘78; (back row) – Matt Mogel ‘91; Bill Wood ‘58; Ronnie Jones, coach; Buddy Reams ‘64; Clarence Nelson '81; and Bobby Grubbs ‘64.
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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