Month: October 2013

Banquet to honor local businesses for support of individuals with disabilities

Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services (MH/DS) will commemorate October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month by recognizing 21 local businesses for employing individuals with cognitive and emotional disabilities. The third Employer Awards banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. The […] Continue reading Banquet to honor local businesses for support of individuals with disabilities

Henrico officials to serve on NACo committees

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has appointed 10 Henrico County officials to the organization’s policy-making committees for 2013-14. Members of the Henrico Board of Supervisors received the following appointments: Chairman and Three Chopt District Supervisor David A. Kaechele, Finance and Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee; Vice Chairman and Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon, Large […] Continue reading Henrico officials to serve on NACo committees

Henrico CASA seeks volunteers for training as child advocates

Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will be offering daytime training sessions for volunteers who would work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children. Henrico CASA is recruiting volunteers for a free, two-week training course that is planned for January and February. Classes will last five to six hours and […] Continue reading Henrico CASA seeks volunteers for training as child advocates