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Community Calendar week of September 11, 2014

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 2:44 pm

September 12 Free Blood Pressure Screenings, sponsored by the American Red Cross, are being held at the Richard Gillis Library from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.   September 13 Our best and brightest education leaders on the Hanover County School Board are systematically being replaced by the Board of Supervisors. Please join the Hanover Democratic Committee Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at Ashland Coffee and Tea for a panel

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  • ‘Introduction to Beekeeping’ class offered at Ashland Coffee & Tea

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Intro to Beekeeping

    Do you have a desire to keep your own honeybees? Here’s your chance to learn how to get started for next year’s season. The Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) is offering a one-day class titled “Introduction to Beekeeping,” Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in The Listening Room at Ashland Coffee & Tea, located at 100 N. Railroad Avenue, in Ashland. Check-in time is 8:30 a.m. ABA president

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  • Patrick Henry High School Class of 1979 holds reunion Oct. 4

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    The Class of 1979 of Patrick Henry High School will be celebrating its 35th class of reunion Oct. 4 at Hanover Country Club from 7 to 10 p.m. All classmates are encouraged to attend with spouses or friends. A DJ will be provided along with a photographer on site. The proceeds from the event and donations will be given to Patrick Henry High School from our class. Please share this

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  • Yard Sale benefits Hanover Mental Health Association

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Big yard sale Sept. 6 to benefit Hanover Mental Health Association. Hanover Mental Health Association (HMHA) will host a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at 203 S. Taylor Street in Ashland. All types of household items, furniture, school supplies, clothing and jewelry will be for sale. Anyone wanting to purchase space for their own sale may contact Janet Taylor at (804) 356-2548. Cost is $15

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  • AARP hosts Senior Health Fair Sept. 13

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Mechanicsville AARP Chapter 5407 will be hosting its first annual Mechanicsville AARP Senior Health Fair it will be held at the Richmond East Moose Lodge No. 1947 located at 7167 Flag Lane, just past Home Depot, Martin’s and Target on Bell Creek Road. Although it is primarily for folks 50 years of age or older, everyone is welcome. Walgreen’s will

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  • School supply drive runs to Aug. 15

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:45 am

    With six weeks left of summer vacation, the Hanover Youth Service Council (HYSC) is already preparing to go back to school. The group’s main concern: ensuring that students have the tools needed to succeed academically. HYSC is comprised of 35 middle and high school students from throughout Hanover who perform volunteer work. The group have coordinated a county-wide school supply drive for 16 years. All supplies benefit Hanover’s elementary, middle,

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  • Ashland Harvest Run, Pumpkin Walk upcoming

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Fundraising is an important part of the non-profit world. Over the past few years, Hanover Safe Place has experienced great success in partnering with civic organizations for fundraising events. With that thought in mind, HSP has joined forces with the GFWC Ashcake Woman’s Club for a new event Oct. 18. Combining two established runs, they have formed the Ashland Harvest Run and Pumpkin Walk. The event will start at 8

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