Art of play

    Visitors to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden frolicked on seesaws, rode giant steeds and experimented with a wall of pin toys recently at a preview of “The Art of Play.” The exhibit, which will run through September, features installations by six Virginia artists (pictured with Matthew Leavell’s “Kaleidoscope”). (Photos by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen)

Varina HS students collecting shoes for charity

One person’s unwanted shoes can help provide meaningful opportunities that many in developing nations need. Varina High School’s Henrico Heroes Impact Students and FCCLA Chapter has launched a shoe drive to collect 200 pairs of new or gently-worn shoes for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around […]

Glen Allen volunteer honored by Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy recognized six employees recently, including Russell Deane of Glen Allen, for their volunteer efforts during 2018. Deane was honored for undertaking a unique environmental project at the Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. As part of their recognition, employees are allowed to pay it forward with a $5,000 donation from the company’s Charitable Foundation to their non-profit of choice. Deane’s […]

Virginia residents will need a REAL ID to fly in October 2020

Virginia residents who want to board an airplane will soon need a star on their driver’s license, indicating that it is a REAL ID credential, or they will need another form of approved identification to board their flight or enter a secure federal facility. Virginia’s REAL ID driver’s licenses and identification cards have a small star in the upper right […]