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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Atlantic Outreach Group – leased 4,655 SF at 2421 Westwood Ave.; The Crazy Greek – leased 3,300 SF at 5905 W. Broad St.; U-Haul & CC Computers – leased 1,119 SF in Dumbarton Square Shopping Center at 7101 Staples Mill Rd.; Integrated Systems Development Corp. – renewed its lease of 3,137 SF in Banks Brothers Building at 4461 Cox Rd.; and Legacy Navigator – leased 2,280 SF at 2421 Westwood Ave.


Lula Belle Bookshoppe recently opened in Lakeside. The shop, owned by Jane Mills, offers a variety of items, including books, stones and crystals, candles, oils, jewelry, local crafts, artwork, wind chimes, kites and more. It also offers life coaching and spiritual readings. Lula Belle will host a spiritual fair Mar. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring intuitive readers, mediums, a palm reader, reiki healers and a massage therapist. For details, visit


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has announced the sale of 2800 Old Pump Rd. in Henrico County. The 696-square-foot building situated on 0.48 acre was purchased for $430,000 and will be redeveloped for a Waffle House restaurant. James Ashby IV and Alex Wotring of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.


Taylor Long Properties recently announced the following transaction in Henrico County: Goodwill completes the acquisition of a 3,107 SF building at 9065 W. Broad St. The seller, Burger King Corporation, sold the property for $750,000. Ellen Long represented the buyer.


Lois Thomas, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Chickahominy office in Sandston, recently announced the appointment of three new sales associates to the offices. The new agents are Brooke Davis, Pamela Dias and Austin Kelly.


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has announced the sale of 8602 Patterson Ave. in Henrico County. SMO, Incorporated purchased the 1,222-square-foot building on approximately .31 acres from Featherston Service Station, Inc. for $225,000. David M. Smith, CCIM and Will McGoogan of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the buyer.


Bon Secours has announced that Winslow J. Borkowski Jr., M.D. has joined the health system as the leader of its Pediatric Neurology Clinic located at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. Borkowski has extensive scholastic experience, having attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies and earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He has a master's degree in Public Health and spent time in Thailand conducting research on the effects of maternal pesticide exposure on the neurological examination of newborns. Borkowski completed his pediatrics residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and a fellowship in electroencephalography at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Borkowski has a clinical interest in epilepsy, particularly treating patients with refractory seizures with the vagal nerve stimulator. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
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Henrico Master Gardener training program accepting applications through Oct. 27

The Henrico County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its next volunteer Master Gardener training program, which provides instruction in all aspects of horticulture.

Applications for the 2018 training program will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 27. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 16 through March 22. > Read more.

Henrico Schools to host Oct. 30 job fair

Henrico Schools will host a job fair Oct. 30.

The event, to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fairfield branch library, is designed to attract potential full-time and substitute registered nurses, instructional assistants, bus drivers and school nutrition workers. > Read more.

Henrico Police to participate in ‘Tip a Cop’ Oct. 21

Henrico County Police Division and the Virginia Division of Capitol Police are participating in “Tip-A-Cop” to Support the Special Olympics Saturday, Oct. 21.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. that day at Red Robin, 11784 West Broad Street, members of the two agencies will be working for tips as a donation to the Special Olympics. > Read more.

Participants sought for ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

The Richmond Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at Markel Plaza in Innsbrook, and the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Richmond is seeking participants.

The event, one of three walks the association will hold in its service area this year (the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck walk was held Oct. 7 and the Fredericksburg walk Oct. 14) raises money to help the association fight the disease, which affects more than 26,000 people in the metro Richmond region. > Read more.

Fairfield meeting Oct. 25 to focus on cybersecurity

Henrico County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman and Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, Oct. 25 to discuss cybersecurity.

Thornton also has invited candidates who will be seeking election to local offices on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to introduce themselves. > Read more.

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