Month: July 2014

Author K.L. Randis to speak Aug. 26 to promote awareness of child abuse

Best-selling author K.L. Randis will speak Tuesday, Aug. 26 in Henrico County as part of an event to recognize 20 years of work by Henrico Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) on behalf of abused and neglected children. Henrico CASA is organizing the event, which is free and open to the public, to increase public awareness […] Continue reading Author K.L. Randis to speak Aug. 26 to promote awareness of child abuse

U.S. Baseball Championships to bring national webcast, thousands of visitors to Henrico and region

Henrico County will welcome close to 1,500 top high school baseball players from around the country — as well as college coaches and a national webcast audience — when the Triple Crown U.S. Baseball Championships take place July 23-Aug. 2. This marks the fifth consecutive year Henrico and the metro region have hosted the Triple […] Continue reading U.S. Baseball Championships to bring national webcast, thousands of visitors to Henrico and region

Henrico Extension ready to help residents grow SMART Lawns

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is enrolling residents in SMART Lawns, a program that provides customized plans for growing attractive, healthy lawns. For a $20 fee, Master Gardener volunteers will visit a home, analyze the lawn and prepare a plan for improving its condition, appearance and health. Participants will receive recommendations […] Continue reading Henrico Extension ready to help residents grow SMART Lawns

Henrico wins National Association of Counties awards

Henrico wins National Association of Counties awards for 26 programs; Digital archive of zoning ordinance recognized Best in Category Henrico County departments and agencies have earned 26 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo), plus a Best in Category honor for an electronic library that chronicles changes to the zoning ordinance since its initial […] Continue reading Henrico wins National Association of Counties awards