Henrico CASA welcomes 8 new advocates

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Henrico CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently welcomed eight new advocates to its ranks. The volunteers were sworn in Oct. 20 by Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Chief Judge Margaret W. Deglau. The group will work with Henrico CASA to advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system as a result of allegations of abuse or neglect. […]

Henrico Education Foundation awards grants to 12 HCPS programs

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The Henrico Education Foundation has awarded grants to 12 programs at Henrico schools, as part of its twice-annual grant process. The awards are designed to help fund groundbreaking ideas that enhance the mission of the school system. Twelve programs that received grants during the 2020-21 school year have been taking root at HCPS schools this fall. The new grants are: […]

A Few Good Roots

‘A Few Good Roots’ plans Thanksgiving family blessing 

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On Nov. 20, A Few Good Roots Inc. volunteers will hold its second-annual Thanksgiving Family Blessing to provide a Thanksgiving meal to 50 families who are in need.  Donations will be accepted in the form of canned goods, gift cards, and other food items.  Families can sign up by calling Lichele Billups at (804) 833-0467 or by emailing Lbillups.goodroots@gmail.com. Those […]

Spooky Spokes Bike Hike to raise funds for PAL, fire foundations

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On Oct. 30, Henrico PAL and the Rotary Club of Innsbrook will team up to host the first-ever Spooky Spokes Bike Hike fundraiser.  Proceeds from the family event will go to Henrico PAL, Richmond PAL, Henrico Fire Foundation and Richmond City Fire Foundation. The event will take place from 9:30 am to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 30, starting and finishing at […]

Henrico groups receive Homeland Security funds

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The Virginia Department of Emergency Management announced recently the allocation of more than $11.5 million through various federal grant programs to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The Homeland Security Grant Program funds will be administered by VDEM to support a wide array of emergency preparedness and security operations, equipment replacement, training planning and exercise programs […]

Spanberger receives 1,500+ responses to latest USPS survey 

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Since Oct. 7, U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger’s office has received more than 1,500 individual responses from seniors, families, small business owners, and veterans throughout Virginia detailing significant delays in deliveries and shipments of medications, bills, checks, absentee ballots, and other pieces of mail. In total, Spanberger has received nearly 6,800 responses from Central Virginians since first launching a survey about […]

Youth creativity fest scheduled for Nov. 7

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Six Richmond-area nonprofits have joined together to launch the first annual Fearless Fest, an interdisciplinary festival to be held Nov. 7 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Resource Center in Fulton Hill (1519 Williamsburg Road). The event is designed to provide a place for kids ages 12-18 to reconnect to their sources of inspiration by attending sampler-style workshops and learning […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Oct. 13-19, 2021

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8019 Varina Road – $215,000, 814 SF (built in 1943), from Atlantic Properties & Development LLC to Cody T. Earles and Julia Roberts. 5611 Chamberlayne Avenue – $250,000, 1,008 SF (built in 1998), from Jesse M. Wigner to Vivian P. Henderson. 2610 Mallards Crossing – $280,000, 1,580 SF (built in 1988), from Joanna Rose Mitchell Trustee to Darrell Bryan Davies. […]

New daily COVID-19 cases in Henrico remain on downward trend

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New daily COVID-19 cases in Henrico have continued to trend downward recently, and the county is now averaging just 53 new cases per day in the past week, according to Virginia Department of Health data. Only 29 new cases in the county were reported Wednesday. Since Oct. 16, the county has experienced only two days with more than 75 cases […]

Henrico News Minute – Oct. 27, 2021

Henrico Police seek help solving three fatal crashes; new COVID-19 cases continue to drop in Henrico overall, but they rose slightly in Henrico Schools last week; three Henrico high-schoolers give back through the STEM organization they created; Innsbrook founder Sidney Gunst, Jr. dies; the county purchases more land for the Sadler Road improvement project.