Crafter’s Wanted for the 22nd Annual Short Pump Ruritan Craft Show Oct. 26. It will be held at Short Pump Middle School – 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. For information, call (804) 360-2371.
The Hanover-Ashland Triad invites Hanover seniors age 55 to 125 years to the first annual Seniors with Attitude (SWAT) Academy on May 30, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The free event will be held at Covenant Woods in Mechanicsville. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police, Better Business Bureau, and State Attorney General’s Office will present tips and demonstrations on personal safety, Medicare and financial fraud prevention, scams and exploitation, and Project Lifesaver. Along with refreshments and door prizes, vendors from local-area agencies and businesses will be on hand. Space is limited, so please RSVP at 365-6110 as soon as possible.
YOU have the power to cure blood cancer. Join us for the upcoming Be The Match® Walk+Run in Richmond, VA! Each year, thousands of patients need a marrow transplant, but have no donor match in their family. They depend on Be The Match to help them find an unrelated marrow donor and receive treatment. The cure for blood cancer is in the hands of ordinary people – your hands The Richmond Be The Match Walk+Run is Saturday, June 1 and will include a 5K, 1K, and Tot Trot. Be The Match Walk+Run raises funds to: o help patients with uninsured treatment costs, o support continued marrow transplant research to improve outcomes, and o add more volunteer potential marrow donors to Be The Match Registry®, giving more patients hope for a cure. Visit BeTheMatchWalkRun.org to register, fundraise and volunteer. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, and range from title sponsorships, to sponsoring a water station, to having a booth at the event.
620 W. Main Street
This FREE event is held to honor anyone who has ever been touched by a cancer diagnosis. Whether it be you, a family member, a friend, a patient, or to honor a loved one who has endured — please join Memorial Regional Medical Center staff and community members in sharing in your healing journey. Music, food, raffles and fellowship. FREE
Memorial Regional Medical Center
8260 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Summer Games, Special Olympics Virginia’s largest statewide competition, is nothing short of legendary thanks to the overwhelming support of more than 3,000 local volunteers who brave the summer heat to assist with competitions and events throughout the weekend. 1,300 Special Olympics Virginia athletes come from all corners of the state to go for the gold in swimming, softball, track field, bowling and tennis competitions. Come BE A FAN! Visit www.volunteer2cheer.com for details and to sign up to Volunteer to Cheer at Summer Games at the University of Richmond!
University of Richmond