Month: September 2014

Totty named director of Mental Health & Developmental Services

Henrico County Manager John A. Vithoulkas announces the appointment of Laura S. Totty as director of Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services (MH/DS), effective Sept. 20. Totty has more than 31 years of experience with MH/DS, having served as a residential counselor, residential service specialist, program coordinator, program manager and director of the Clinical […] Continue reading Totty named director of Mental Health & Developmental Services

Henrico Master Gardener training program accepting applications

The Henrico County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its next Master Gardener training program, which will provide instruction in all aspects of horticulture. Participants will learn about lawn care, tree and shrub maintenance, vegetable gardening, soils, pest management and other topics. After completing classroom training, participants will serve a 50-hour […] Continue reading Henrico Master Gardener training program accepting applications

Fairfield meeting Sept. 24 to highlight new voter ID requirement

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, Sept. 24 to provide an update on voting requirements, including a new Virginia law that requires voters to present an official photo identification before casting a ballot. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. […] Continue reading Fairfield meeting Sept. 24 to highlight new voter ID requirement

Tuckahoe town meeting Sept. 22 to highlight Henrico parks

Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will hold a town meeting Monday, Sept. 22 to discuss Henrico County’s park system, including its history and plans for improvements. The meeting will include sessions at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive. Neil Luther, director of the Division of Recreation and Parks, […] Continue reading Tuckahoe town meeting Sept. 22 to highlight Henrico parks

Henrico to mark historic Civil War battle with reenactments, activities Sept. 27-28

Henrico County will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights — a battle significant for the role played by African-American soldiers serving in the U.S. Colored Troops — with reenactments and living history exhibits Sept. 27-28. Descendants of some of the soldiers will be recognized as part of the activities. The […] Continue reading Henrico to mark historic Civil War battle with reenactments, activities Sept. 27-28

Henrico Extension to offer Literature in the Garden class for home-schooled youth

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer this fall Literature in the Garden, a six-week class for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders who are home-schooled. The class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays Oct. 15 through Nov. 19 at the Armour House and Gardens at Meadowview Park, 4001 Clarendon […] Continue reading Henrico Extension to offer Literature in the Garden class for home-schooled youth