Henrico Schools to participate in USDA summer food service

Henrico County Public Schools, through its Division of School Nutrition Services, will participate in the 2015 Summer Food Service Program, which is administered by the US Department of Agriculture. The program provides meals to students enrolled in Henrico Schools summer programs or in those run by the Henrico County Department of Recreation and Parks.

Food service will be from Monday through Thursday each week. (All sites will be closed July 2, in recognition of the Independence Day holiday. Schools already will be closed on July 3, as part of the summer schedule.)

Meals will be provided free of charge to children enrolled in HCPS or Department of Recreation and Parks summer programs. Acceptance and participation requirements for the USDA service and related activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the administration of the meal service. Meals will be provided to enrolled students at the following sites and times:

Students enrolled at Henrico County Recreation and Parks sites
Elementary Schools
• Arthur Ashe ES, 1001 Cedar Fork Road: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Baker ES, 6551 Willson Road: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Chamberlayne ES, 8200 St. Charles Road: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Longdale ES, 9500 Norfolk St.: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Sandston ES, 7 Naglee Ave.: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Ward ES, 3400 Darbytown Road: June 22 – Aug. 13

Recreation Centers
• Dorey Park Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Drive: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave.: June 22 – Aug. 13
• Elko Recreation Center, 6216 White Oak Road: June 22 – Aug. 13

Students enrolled at elementary school academic sites
Elementary Schools

• Adams ES, 600 S. Laburnum Ave.: July 13- Aug. 13
• Johnson ES, 5600 Bethlehem Road: July 13- Aug. 13
• Seven Pines ES, 301 Beulah Road: July 13- Aug. 13
• Trevvett ES, 2300 Trevvett Drive: July 13- Aug. 13

Students enrolled at middle and high school academic sites
Middle and High Schools

• Brookland MS, 9200 Lydell Drive: June 22 – Aug. 5
• Elko MS, 5901 Elko Road: June 22 – Aug. 5
• Highland Springs HS (Jump Start), 15 S. Oak Ave.: Aug. 3 - 11
• Rolfe MS (PREP), 6901 Messer Road: June 22 – Aug. 6
• Wilder MS (College PREP), 6900 Wilkinson Road: June 22 – July 30
• Varina HS, 7053 Messer Road: June 22 – July 30
• Varina HS (PREP), 7053 Messer Road: June 22 – Aug. 6

Students enrolled in camps
• Harvie ES (PALS), 3401 Harvie Road: June 22 – Aug 13
• Trevvett ES (PALS), 2300 Trevvett Drive: June 22 – Aug 13
• Hermitage HS (CTE), 8301 Hungary Spring Road: June 15 – July 9
• Hermitage HS (Football), 8301 Hungary Spring Road: June 15 – July 30, Aug. 3 – Aug. 26
• Hermitage HS (Band), 8301 Hungary Spring Road: Aug. 3 – Aug. 14
• Hermitage HS (Volleyball), 8301 Hungary Spring Road: Aug. 3 – Aug. 26
• Hermitage HS (Cheerleading), 8301 Hungary Spring Road: Aug. 3 – Aug. 26
• Highland Springs HS (Band), 15 S. Oak Ave.: July 27 – Aug. 26
• Highland Springs HS (CTE), 15 S. Oak Ave.: June 15 – July 9
• Highland Springs HS (Football), 15 S. Oak Ave.: June 15 – June 26, July 6 – July 30, Aug. 3 – Aug. 26

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact:

Director, Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410
800-795-3272 or 202-720-6382 (TDD)
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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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