Fan votes can help Springers win
Citizen Staff Reports 09/21/11
Highland Springs High School will compete for a $2,500 scholarship this Friday in <>Friday Night Football<>, a national competition sponsored by Southern Recipe pork rinds.
This Friday, the community can also help the team win by voting for Highland Springs H.S. at the game (7 p.m. at Victor W. Kreiter Stadium, 15 South Oak Ave.) or online at http://VotePorkRinds.com .
Friday Night Football is part of Southern Recipe’s petition to have Congress recognize National Pork Rind Appreciation Day as an official holiday.
Each vote cast will not only get Highland Springs High School closer to winning, but will also donate 10 cents to Wounded Warrior Family Support. For details, visit http://VotePorkRinds.com
For our Top 10 calendar events this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Short Pump brewery offers more than just beer
The restaurant and craft brewery opened in early June and features 10 beers made by female brewmaster Becky Hammond (pictured). This is the restaurant’s second location in Virginia; the first is in Arlington. Behind glass walls, customers watched the beer brewing in massive steel barrels. For our up-and-coming beer region, it makes sense that Short Pump would jump on board.
As I walked up to the back of the mall near the comedy club, I was taken aback by what I saw: at the top of the stairs was an overflowing restaurant with outdoor seating, large umbrellas and dangling outdoor lights. > Read more.
The center will offer more than 100 classes for children and adults, covering topicssuch as culinary arts, fiber arts, visual and performance arts and more. Instruction is structured to appeal to a wide range of abilities, from beginners to experts of all ages. Class sizes are kept small to ensure maximum benefit for participants with generally no more than 15 students. > Read more.
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CalendarThe Short Pump Ruritan Club is seeking crafters for its 24th annual craft show, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road.… Full text