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Supervisor Frank Thornton

Fairfield District

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

A group practicing Tai Chi at EHRC
Come out and be part of this international event co-sponsored with the Confucius Institute of William and Mary! On the last Saturday in April, World Tai Chi and Qigong Day will be celebrated in every time zone in the world! Starting at 10am in the first time zone and moving in a wave around the […] Continue reading World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Annual Tree Lighting

Celebrate the annual tree lighting event at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. We welcome the community to this very special holiday event featuring holiday music and a toasty bonfire, hot chocolate and cookies. Old St. Nick makes his spectacular arrival just in time for the countdown to light a 60-foot cedar tree. Information: […] Continue reading Annual Tree Lighting

State of the County address reflects on ‘moon shots’

By building two high schools simultaneously, acquiring 1,200 acres on the James River and pursuing an indoor sports complex, Henrico County shows it’s willing to make bold moves to ensure the community’s success, County Manager John A. Vithoulkas said during his State of the County address for 2019.

Speaking Wednesday to about 300 business and community leaders at the Short Pump Hilton, Vithoulkas highlighted a series of “moon shots” — projects, initiatives and other accomplishments — from the past year.

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White Christmas ($1)

Part of our Silver Screen Movie Series! Carefully curated for the interests of those 50+. “A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. ” -IMDb 7.6/10 stars on IMDb 88% on Rotten Tomatoes Not Rated. Tickets & concessions […] Continue reading White Christmas ($1)

Advocating for a better home

Henrico sees opportunity when apartment complexes get new owners

In welcoming an improved Hope Village during today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, Henrico officials said their experiences with the project validated the county’s new approach for seeking better living conditions at older apartment complexes.

Fairstead Affordable, operating as Hope Preservation LP, bought the property in 2018 and invested more than $5 million in renovations as part of a $14 million tax-exempt financing package. The financing was approved by the Henrico Board of Supervisors based on the complex’s location and issued through the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

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