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Back in the spotlight: Retired rock photographer adds some shine to Short Pump side gig - Richmond BizSense

In the 1970s and ’80s, John Scarpati built a career as a music photographer, aiming his lenses at some of the biggest glam and punk bands of the time, such as Poison, Warrant and L.A. Guns.

Mission Tomorrow – ChamberRVA

Through an interactive series of activities and discussions with employers, Mission Tomorrow will encourage students to explore career interests and in-demand jobs from 140 businesses in our region.

Play It Forward - Henrico County, Virginia

Henrico County’s fourth-annual Play it Forward … Aging Together event on Tuesday, Oct. 1 will bring together prescho 

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250-unit apartment complex planned next to Kinsale insurance's headquarters site in Henrico | Business | richmond.com

A 250-unit apartment building is planned to be built on a 5.6-acre tract at Maywill and Thalbro streets in Henrico, next to where construction is underway on a five-story corporate

Crafted, a new restaurant from the owners of Marty's Grill, Riverbound Cafe, opens at Libbie Mill - RVAHub

The restaurant group runs Marty’s Grill and Riverbound Café, and the craft beer store Brewville, all in Mechanicsville. Crafted will follow the offerings of the other restaurants and serve American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a modern, casual, family-friendly setting.

Gallmeyer Farms

Take your family on an inexpensive outing this year. As the summer vegetable growing season winds down, our farm gears up for The Pumpkin Patch, where we offer a popular low-key “on the farm” family experience. Our long-standing customers bring the children out to enjoy free activities: hayrides, spooky house tours, the straw bale maze, and the romping pile. And pumpkins! Growing right in the fields are jack-o-lantern pumpkins for your pick-your-own pleasure. Our selected varieties grow from between 1 and 100+ pounds. Other popular fall offerings: pie pumpkins, winter squash, Indian corn, straw bales, corn shocks and gourds of many shapes, sizes and colors. The Gallmeyers welcome back all of our friends who have visited The Pumpkin Patch over the years. And to our new friends coming out this year,…”Welcome to the tradition!”

Henrico's $10M purchase of Wilton Farm 'a game-changer' | The Henrico Citizen

Beneath two massive magnolia trees and a blue sky dotted with endless rows of clouds, Henrico County officials Thursday staked claim to one of the county's most

New-to-market hotel brand opens first property near Innsbrook - Richmond BizSense

Twelve years after it first identified the site, a St. Louis-based hotelier has opened its first Virginia property in a Henrico County office complex.

Richmond-based TemperPack completes expansion of Las Vegas plant | Business | richmond.com

TemperPack, a Richmond-based manufacturer of sustainable packing technology, has completed the expansion at its West Coast facility.

Richmond to Washington rail project advances Regions | Virginia Business

A project aimed at improving rail service between Richmond and Washington, D.C., has reached a major milestone.

Virginia students help injured runner cross finish line | WTKR.com

"After running 3.1 miles, Kaila Corprew and Madison Cunningham of Highland Springs High School saw a Douglas S. Freeman High School runner in need, and together, they would get her across the finish line."

Happy trails | The Henrico Citizen

Cycling, walking or jogging through northern Henrico may become even easier – and safer – in the near future. Plans for two new trails that would bisect

Get to Know VACEOs - RVA Tickets, Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 4:30 PM | Eventbrite

Eventbrite - VA Council of CEOs presents Get to Know VACEOs - RVA - Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at VACEOs HQ, RICHMOND, Virginia. Find event and ticket information.

Henrico Schools seek public input on new draft plan

The public hearing will be held to discuss the updated 2018-25 HCPS Strategic Plan.

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC to Invest Nearly $64 Million in Henrico — Henrico EDA

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), a leading global contract research organization, will invest $63.7 million to expand its bioanalytical lab in Henrico, Virginia. The move will also create 200 new jobs for the Richmond area.

Henrico to acquire 1,184-acre Wilton Farm on James River

Henrico County has agreed to buy the historic Wilton Farm property on the James River in Varina for a variety of potential future uses, including a park with 2.8 miles of river frontage, economic development, schools and a history museum.

Pet Paradise to build new facility near Richmond International Airport - Richmond BizSense

Pet Paradise has filed plans to open its first metro Richmond location at 4101 Williamsburg Road in Henrico. (Photos courtesy Pet Paradise)

South Carolina law firm makes first move into Richmond - Richmond BizSense

Capping a busy summer of legal moves in the Richmond market, an out-of-town law firm has opened its first Virginia office in Innsbrook.

The Virginia Ability Forum: Ability First! - Summary

Wednesday, September 25, 20198:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Networking Breakfast8:30 - Noon       Forum Speakers and Q&ACommunity College Workforce AllianceParham Road Campus of Reynolds Community CollegeWorkforce Development & Conference Center1651 E. Parham Road

Job fair set for Sept. 24, 27 following closure of Premier XD facilities | The Henrico Citizen

Virginia Career Works-Capital Region and its network of partners will hold a two-day job fair following last week's sudden closure of three Premier XD

New, 100% organic restaurant opening this month in Short Pump | Restaurant News | richmond.com

A new 100% organic eatery, is preparing to open at the end of the month in the Short Pump Crossing Shopping Center.

How to be a Networking Rock Star Lunch & Learn on September 17, 2019

Are you interested in connecting with potential partners, investors and customers, but need some direction on improving your networking skills.

IEIC Welcomes New Founding Members Ford Motor Company, Henrico Virginia and DE-CIX

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee (IEIC), an independent global committee that promotes internet...

Innsbrook Table Talks - INNSBROOK

Breakfast meeting featuring Henrico County Manager, John Vithoulkas. He will be joined by Deputy County Manager for Public Safety, Tony McDowell, Henrico Police Chief, Humberto Cardounel and Fire Chief, Alec Oughton. The panel discussion will focus on safety, security, communications, disaster response and economic growth in the county. Bring your questions for Henrico’s finest.

Henrico students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship Program | The Henrico Citizen

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, including several from Henrico schools,