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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Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

Local choral group seeks volunteers

Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational. > Read more.
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It’s a great weekend to get outside! The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is offering two events this weekend. Accompany the group to find and document native plants present and blooming in Echo Lake Park on Saturday or take a “Sunday Stroll” at Dorey Park to observe the seasonal changes taking place. Other outdoor events this weekend include the final summer concert at West Broad Village and “Fridays on the Patio” at James River Cellars Winery in Glen Allen. If you’re going to be outside, don’t forget the insect repellent! To learn more about avoiding those pesky mosquitos, check out Henrico County’s “Fight-the-Bite TODAY” event tomorrow. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

 

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Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer a free farm tour from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. This walking tour includes farm history, a stop… Full text

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