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Freeman inducts HOF class

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.
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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


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