Business in brief

Henrico-based Draper Aden Associates, a Mid-Atlantic engineering, surveying and environmental services firm, recently hired Ellen Sanders Pelstring as senior director of Marketing and Business Development. Pelstring brings more than 14 years of experience in business development and marketing for firms in the architecture, engineering, and construction sectors. She specializes in crafting dynamic strategies that support significant business and market share […]

Henrico Area Prevention Services to present a Hip-Hop Poetry Slam on April 24

Youngsters encouraged to submit poems about preventing substance abuse

Henrico Area Prevention Services and its youth ambassadors will present a Hip-Hop Poetry Slam on Wednesday, April 24 to promote self-expression and to discourage substance abuse. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. Entries should be based on a theme of substance abuse and misuse prevention. Participants […]

Lowe’s Glen Allen wins award from governor

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recognized Lowe’s Home Improvement of Glen Allen recently as one of nine recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Award. Presented by the Office on Volunteerism and Community Services, in partnership with the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism and the Virginia Service Foundation, the annual awards program spotlights the outstanding efforts that […]

Democratic presidential hopeful O’Rourke to visit Henrico April 16

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke of Texas will meet with Henrico Democrats April 16 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel in Short Pump, 12042 West Broad Street. The event will be held from 4:25 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. To RSVP, visit tinyurl.com/y3lbvx4b. O’Rourke, 46, gained national attention during his unsuccessful attempt last year to unseat Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican. […]