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Updates from Henrico Citizen
Updated: 1 day 21 hours ago
Mon, 2013-08-19 18:55
A brand new health center is coming for the citizens of eastern Henrico. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its July 23 meeting to award a $4.1 million construction contract to Sandston-based Evans Construction Inc. Construction of the facility will begin in December, a representative for the contractor said, and the 13,250-square-foot center is expected to open in October of next year.
Mon, 2013-08-19 18:48
Henrico County Police officials are planning a third police station in the northern portion of the county and are making a number of personnel promotions, in part to prepare for the new station through a reorganization of the division. Police Chief Doug Middleton announced the promotions of 30 officials Aug. 8; each will take effect Sept 7. Henrico Police currently work out of two stations – one just off Parham Road and one just off North Airport Drive.
Mon, 2013-08-19 18:41
The barrage of hot weather continues its assault on Virginia, but for some, the fresh air of Henrico is making it a haven for children visiting from inner city New York. On July 29, 13 New York City children arrived at Mary Munford Elementary School in Richmond as part of The Fresh Air Fund, a program that sends thousands of New York City children to spend one or two weeks with host families up and down the east coast. Last week, many of the local families were holding signs welcoming their new guests.
Mon, 2013-08-19 18:34
Friends and family will remember Tom J. McGranahan, Sr., who died in May at the age of 82, with a memorial service Aug. 26 at the VA Rep Children’s Theater at Willow Lawn. McGranahan served as facilities manager of the Willow Lawn theater for nearly 17 years, since its construction and opening in 1996.
Mon, 2013-08-19 12:43
Henrico author Sara St. Onge’s children’s book, Leroy’s Tiger Tale, recently was released by RoseDog Books. The book tells the story of a tiger in the jungle who finds it hard to make friends because he is judged by the way he looks and sounds. But one brave tiger does a good deed, which gives him the attention he earned.
Mon, 2013-08-19 12:09
The second annual Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Youth Triathlon will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the VHBG campus, 8716 West Broad Street in Henrico. The event is open to children and teens ages 5 to 14 and will benefit VHBG. Last year’s inaugural event attracted 70 youngsters and raised more than $6,500.
Mon, 2013-08-19 11:50
Because of the downturn in the economy and Virginia’s strict Medicaid qualifications, many low income earning adults are having difficulties affording health care. CrossOver Ministry, founded in 1983, has provided those who are uninsured with health care options. The organization operates three clinics in the Richmond region, including one in Henrico County. Benefitting from a recent program funded by the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF), the clinic has been able to bring in a full-time nurse practitioner.