Henrico Schools to host College and Career Night Nov. 1


Students of all ages are invited to investigate options for life after high school at Henrico County Public Schools’ 2017 College and Career Night. The annual countywide event offers a chance to talk with representatives of more than 100 universities, colleges and professional programs, as well as about 50 representatives of career options such as businesses and branches of the military.

College and Career Night will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Henrico High School, 302 Azalea Ave.
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Business in brief


Henrico-based nonprofit Commonwealth Autism recently received the Standards for Excellence Institute’s Seal of Excellence for successfully completing its accreditation program. Commonwealth Autism voluntarily opened itself to analysis by a peer review team during the last 18 months that examined the organization’s compliance with the “Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector.” These standards cover areas such as: mission, strategy and evaluation; leadership – board, staff and volunteers; legal compliance and ethics; finance and operations; resource development; and public awareness, engagement and advocacy. Commonwealth Autism was one of six organizations in the Richmond region to be recognized and the first in the region to achieve full accreditation. In addition to this accreditation, Commonwealth Autism is recognized as an Accredited Charity with the Richmond Better Business Bureau and holds accreditation from the Code of Ethics for Behavioral Organizations (COEBO).
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Purify Infrared Sauna opens at GreenGate


Purify Infrared Sauna recently opened its second Henrico location at GreenGate Shopping Center in Short Pump.

Owner Mary Woodbridge opened her first Purify location on Patterson Avenue in July 2015. The new store is located at 301 Maltby Boulevard, Suite C, west of Short Pump Town Center.
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Henrico County Police Division earns traffic safety awards

The Henrico County Police Division recently received three awards recognizing its efforts in promoting traffic safety within Henrico County during 2016. The awards were presented during the Virginia Chiefs of Police Conference earlier this month in Virginia Beach.

The awards were part of the Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge, a traffic safety recognition program that recognizes agencies that excel in keeping their roadways safe.
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Section of Hungary Road closing overnight Oct. 1-5

The westbound lanes of Hungary Road between Hungary Spring and Staples Mill roads will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 5 for the installation of a gas line.
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McAuliffe recognizes businesses for hiring veterans


SEPT. 28, 5:30 P.M. – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Thursday recognized businesses for their ongoing commitment to creating employment opportunities for Virginia’s military veterans at the 2017 Virginia Workforce Conference, hosted by the Virginia Chamber Foundation. More than 700 businesses, state and local government agencies and educational institutions, certified under the Virginia Values Veterans Program, have hired 26,852 veterans since the program’s inception in 2012.
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Henrico officials to serve on NACo committees


The National Association of Counties (NACo) has appointed nine Henrico County officials to the organization’s committees for 2017-18. Members of the Henrico Board of Supervisors received the following appointments:

• Chairman and Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon – Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee (vice chair); Healthy Counties Initiative Advisory Board (vice chair); Information Technology Standing Committee; International Economic Development Task Force; Resilient Counties Advisory Board (vice chair); and Large Urban County Caucus Steering Committee;
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Henrico 4-H sale of peanuts, honey underway; orders due Oct. 27


The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is selling Virginia peanuts and honey to benefit local 4-H youth programs.

Peanuts come in a 2-pound sack and are available raw with recipes, for $10, or in salted or unsalted cocktail varieties, for $15. A 1-pound jar of honey costs $10.
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Henrico Police to host ‘Diversity in Law Enforcement’ orientation


The Henrico County Police Division will host its Diversity in Law Enforcement orientation Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Henrico County Training Center, 7721 E. Parham Road. The event is open to anyone who is interested in a career in law enforcement.

Current police officers, animal protection officers and communication officers (911 dispatchers) will be in attendance.
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Henrico Schools seeking bus drivers, nutrition workers, nurses at Oct. 4 job fair


Henrico County Public Schools officials are seeking school nutrition workers, bus drivers and school nurses and will host a job fair Oct. 4 to interview candidates for full-time and substitute positions. Good bus driver candidates will be paid while they train. Henrico Schools is seeking both full-time registered nurses and substitutes.

Representatives from the HCPS Human Resources Department will attend the job fair at the Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Henrico Exxon sells $1M Mega Millions winner


SEPT. 27, 11 A.M. – Someone who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a Henrico Exxon station is a $1 million winner, Virginia Lottery officials said today.

The winning ticket – sold at Hari Sai Exxon, 10400 Ridgefield Parkway in the Far West End, matched the first five numbers in Tuesday night's drawing but missed the Mega Ball number.
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Whitley’s Peanut Factory announces opening date for Henrico store


Whitley’s Peanut Factory will open its third retail location – and first in the Richmond region – at 4101 Dominion Boulevard in Glen Allen Oct. 23.

Whitley’s will host a grand opening celebration in November that will include store tours, giveaways and family activities.
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Open date set for Short Pump Crossing Publix


Publix will open another store in Henrico – at Short Pump Crossing Shopping Center, 3460 Pump Road – Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 a.m. The store will become the chain's sixth in Henrico at that time. It will open exactly one week after another new store (in the Virginia Center Marketplace at 10150 Brook Road in Glen Allen) opens.
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‘Revive RVA’ regional summit to explore solutions to heroin, opioid epidemic


The city of Richmond and the counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover will present a free summit Thursday, Oct. 26 to examine and identify solutions to the alarming rise of heroin and opioid abuse in central Virginia.

The community event — titled "Revive RVA: Regional Solutions to the Opioid Crisis" — will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third Street in Richmond. The summit is open to the public, but registration is required.
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Oct. 2-6 is Virginia Farm to School Week


The Virginia Department of Education is encouraging schools, businesses and community members across the commonwealth to celebrate Virginia Farm to School Week, Oct. 2-6. The farm-to-school program helps connect schools with local food producers to purchase fresh, healthy food items for availability in school cafeterias and at early childhood education centers.
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