Month: March 2015

Henrico salutes accomplishments of individuals with developmental disabilities

Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services will sponsor an ice cream social Friday, March 27 to recognize Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and to celebrate the achievements and successes of people with developmental disabilities. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. at Hermitage Enterprises, [...] Continue reading Henrico salutes accomplishments of individuals with developmental disabilities

Henrico 4-H team repeats as LifeSmarts state champions, will compete nationally

A Henrico County 4-H team will compete in the national LifeSmarts consumer education competition for the second consecutive year after winning the state championship this week in Glen Allen. The 4-H team — called WYSIWYG, an abbreviation for “What You See Is What You Get” — consists of students Joshua Hyde, Stephen Baker, Curtis Cantwell, [...] Continue reading Henrico 4-H team repeats as LifeSmarts state champions, will compete nationally

Henrico Extension to offer free vegetable gardening workshop April 4

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a workshop Saturday, April 4 to help residents start or improve a vegetable garden. The Vegetable Gardening Jumpstart Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Extension Office’s demonstration kitchen in the Human Services Building, 8600 Dixon Powers Drive. The workshop [...] Continue reading Henrico Extension to offer free vegetable gardening workshop April 4

Registration for Henrico Junior 4-H summer camp begins with March 28 open house

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold an open house Saturday, March 28 to begin accepting registrations for the 2015 Henrico County Junior 4-H Camp. The open house will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Extension office at the Human Services Building, 8600 Dixon Powers Drive. The residential [...] Continue reading Registration for Henrico Junior 4-H summer camp begins with March 28 open house

Fairfield meeting March 18 to detail Cobbs Creek Reservoir plans

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, March 18 to provide an update on plans for the Cobbs Creek Reservoir, a regional water supply that will be designed to serve Henrico County’s water needs for the next 50 years. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eastern [...] Continue reading Fairfield meeting March 18 to detail Cobbs Creek Reservoir plans