Fairfield meeting Oct. 16 to feature local candidates, Thornton’s farewell message

Henrico County Board of Supervisors Chairman and Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold his final Fairfield Constituent Meeting on Monday, Oct. 16 to highlight local candidates in the Nov. 7 general election and to share a farewell message as he prepares to retire.

Thornton has invited the candidates for the following offices to make brief remarks: Fairfield District representative of the Board of Supervisors and the School Board as well as Henrico County Sheriff, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Commonwealth’s Attorney. He also will share a brief history of the Henrico County Civic League.

Thornton, who took office Jan. 1, 1996, will retire from the Board of Supervisors when his seventh term ends Dec. 31. With his election, he became Henrico’s first Black supervisor.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. The public is invited to participate in-person or remotely via WebEx. To join the meeting by phone, dial 1-415-655-0002 and enter the access code 2301 082 5146 and then, if prompted, the password 24856652.

For more information, call (804) 501-4208 or go to henrico.us/supervisors/fairfield-district.

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