Celebrate Disney’s birthday this Friday

The Chesterfield Children’s Theatre will sponsor a Disney birthday bash on Friday, May 21, from 7-8:30 p.m., at Curtis Elementary School, 3600 West Hundred Road. The free event will feature singing, games and a Disney costume contest. Meet your favorite Disney characters and pose for pictures with them. RSVP by e-mailing chesterfieldchildrens theatre@hotmail.com or by calling 691-7235.

Real estate news

According to Richmond BizSense, Thalhimer reports Sleepys, LLC leased 8,300 square feet at Westchester Commons, and CB Richard Ellis reports Benco Dental Supply leased 3,840 square feet at 1123 Alverser Drive.

Printer closing its doors

A 40-year-old Chesterfield-based printing company, Virginia Reproduction & Supply Co., is liquidating, according to Richmond BizSense. The company, which has offered printing, copying, architecture and engineering bid services in Central Virginia since 1965, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after laboring through the last few years in a slow economy. Since the company’s main focus was on providing paper plans […]

Fort Lee hotel to be privatized after it’s built

The new 1,000-room hotel approved by Congress to be built on Fort Lee to house many of the Army’s transient student population will be sold sometime after the hotel is completed in early 2012. “The Army is intent on privatizing the hotel through a public, competitive bid process,” Fort Lee Commander Mike Morrow told members of the Chesterfield County Chamber […]

Dash for Donna 5k and Fun Run

Donna Robertson, A.M. Davis Elementary School’s beloved music teacher for over 28 years, lost both of her legs after falling ill last spring. Her school family and friends want to help in her recovery by raising funds during the Dash for Donna 5k and Fun Run on Saturday, June 12, at A.M. Davis Elementary, 415 South Providence Road. Rain or […]

Prevention Services will offer summer education programs

Prevention Services, a division of Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services, will offer the following educational programs this summer. Prevention Services staff have expertise in parenting, divorce adjustment and stress management. They provide services to individuals, families, businesses and community groups. To sign up for a program, call the instructor listed. Fee assistance is available for all classes. • Coping […]

Youth Services Citizen Board seeking applicants

Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Chesterfield County youths? The Chesterfield County Youth Planning and Development Department needs youths and adults to serve on the Youth Services Citizen Board. Board members attend monthly meetings and help plan programs throughout the year, including Bandfest and the Community Youth Forum. The board is comprised of […]

Tour Chesterfield County by bus

The Valentine Richmond History Center is offering a daylong bus tour of Chesterfield County on Saturday, May 22, as part of its 2010 Historic Richmond Tour season. The tour will take place from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per person, which includes a box lunch and all site admissions. Participants will meet at the Chesterfield County Museum Complex, […]

Bird High Orchestra to perform benefit concert

The L.C. Bird High School orchestra will perform a benefit concert on Wednesday, May 26, at 7 p.m., in the school auditorium, 10301 Courthouse Road. The theme of the event is “Giving the Gift of Music.” The concert will feature Brian Morton as conductor and Diane Walker of Fox News as guest host. Tickets to the concert cost $15 at […]

Jewelry store robbed

Police are searching for five men who robbed Elsa’s Jewelry at 4010 Meadowdale Blvd. at 10:29 a.m. on May 13. According to police, five Hispanic males entered the store separately. One suspect approached a female clerk and asked to see an item. Two suspects then approached the clerk, one holding a gun, struck her on the head and forced her […]