Meadow Road, Oakleys Lane to be closed at rail crossings March 11-12

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Meadow Road and Oakleys Lane in Eastern Henrico will be closed at their crossings of the Norfolk Southern Railway on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12, respectively. The portion of Meadow is scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 for repaving at the crossing. The section of Oakleys is expected to be closed from […]

The Veteran Experience of the War in Vietnam

March 29 is the fifth anniversary of National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Join us for a discussion with a distinguished panel of veterans who will share their thoughts and experiences about the war in Vietnam. Audience questions are encouraged. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yStZ2RtXSAa0hLQvdqZi1w

Popcorn Thursday: “What The…??!!: The Dumbest Decisions in Military History.”

Join Virginia War Memorial Director, Clay Mountcastle, and his panel of guests as they discuss the most boneheaded, idiotic, stupid decisions ever made on the battlefield. Enjoy this engaging back and forth focusing on poor wartime decisions that will live in infamy. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QyDRSVetSDivACej5bNbOA

Pioneers in the Mess: Women Breaking Army Food Service Barriers

As we commemorate Women’s History Month, join us for an interview with Dan Caughey, Curator at the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum, who will describe a new exhibit on “Army Subsistence” and discuss the role of Army women pioneers serving in food support roles from World War II to the 1970s. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Read more […]

From Paratrooping to Playwriting: A Veteran’s Insights

As we commemorate Women’s History Month, join us for an interview with Rachel Landsee, an Army veteran, who will discuss her path from serving in war, courtrooms, and airborne operations to a writing life. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qq0SBI7UT6mCepbtdE7V5A

Preserving the Names: How the Virginia War Memorial Works

Ever wondered how the Commonwealth of Virginia ended up with the close to 12,000 names listed at the Virginia War Memorial? It’s not a simple answer. Join Virginia War Memorial Director Clay Mountcastle and Research and Policy Manager Kyndall Drumheller, as they explain the detailed, rewarding work that goes into selecting and enshrining names of our fallen heroes here at Read more […]

Commemorating K9 Veterans Day: An Interview with Veteran Robert May

Each year, on March 13, Virginia and the nation commemorate the service of American military and working dogs. Join us as we begin our commemoration of K9 Veterans Day with an interview of Vietnam veteran and former dog handler Robert May. May is the driving force behind the creation of a plaque at the VWM to honor canines who have Read more […]

The Cinderella Dreams Project 2022

The Cinderella Dreams Project aims to help shoulder the financial burden of attending Prom by providing gowns and accessories for free to any girl who, like Cinderella, needs help obtaining a gown for the ball. All high school age girls are welcome to prom shop for a $5 donation to help cover the costs of the project. Timed shopping passes Read more […]

33rd Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser to benefit Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

Golf lovers have considered VHBG’s Golf Classic a time-honored tradition for 33 years. The Golf Classic is being presented by Heartwood Wealth Advisors at The Club at Viniterra, an 18-hole championship course designed by Rees Jones and voted #1 Most Recommended Virginia Golf Course in 2020 by users on Golf Virginia. In addition to great golf, players will enjoy a Read more […]

Yard & Art Sale to benefit GAHS Choral Boosters

The Glen Allen High School Choral Boosters will hold a spring yard and art sale April 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at the school at 10700 Staples Mill Road. Set-up will begin at 7 a.m. and the sale will be held rain or shine. GAHS community members are encouraged to support the GAHS choral program by spring-cleaning their basements Read more […]