Dale District News

Road Named in Honor of Staff Sgt. Michael D. Moody Jr.

Chesterfield County government and schools officials joined the family and friends of Staff Sgt. Michael D. Moody Jr. on June 2 to name a road at Meadowbrook High School in honor of Moody, who died in combat in Iraq in 2007.

Moody Road Naming 

Chesterfield Breaks Ground on Replacement for Beulah Elementary

Representatives from the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, Chesterfield County School Board and the Virginia General Assembly broke ground on a new replacement school for Beulah Elementary during a ceremony May 31.

Committee Appointee Volunteers Thanked

Members of the Board of Supervisors held Committee Appointee Volunteers appreciation events to thank the many people who volunteer for committees on a variety of topics countywide. Citizens volunteer for more than 50 boards, commissions and committees in Chesterfield County and for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Dr. Joe Casey, County Administrator, also attended these events to thank resident volunteers.

Holland Committee Appointees 

The Dale District Committee Appointees appreciation event was held in late April. 

Resource Workforce Center opens on Turner Road

Chris Winslow, Clover Hill District supervisor, and Jim Holland, Dale District supervisor, helped cut the ribbon on the new Resource Workforce Center on Turner Road May 19. Gov. Terry McAuliffe attended the ceremony. The center is a collaborative effort between the Capital Region Workforce Partnership and the Capital Region Workforce Development Board. The facility is available to help people develop job skills, advance their education and attain credentials. Find more information at resourceva.com.

Resource Workforce Center Grand Opening 

Dale District Supervisor Jim Holland, far left, and Clover Hill District Supervisor Chris Winslow, green tie, cut the ribbon to the Resource Workforce Center on Turner Road along with Gov. Terry McAuliffe, center, and others. 

Volunteers Dedicate $3.3 Million Worth of Service to County

Chesterfield County’s more than 4,000 volunteers dedicated 139,000 work hours worth $3.3 million in FY16. Services that might otherwise have been decreased have been maintained and even enhanced because of volunteers. Gaynor Baker, who volunteers with Virginia Cooperative Extension in Chesterfield County, was recognized at the May Board of Supervisors meeting as the county’s 2017 Treasured Volunteer.

Volunteer Service Worth 2017 

Gaynor Baker, center, with microphone, was recognized in May as the 2017 Treasured Volunteer. 

Chesterfield Named a 2017 Playful City by KaBOOM! Part of "Playful Region"

Playful City USAChesterfield County has been honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation by KaBOOM!. Chesterfield joins eight other localities in the region to become part of a "playful region" in the Richmond Area. The county maintains more than 180 parks, playgrounds and athletic facilities for kids and their families to play.

National Citizen Survey Results Released

The National Citizen Survey report is about the "livability" of Chesterfield County. The phrase "livable community" is used to evoke a place that is not simply habitable, but that is desirable. It is not only where people live, but where they want to live. Most residents surveyed rated the quality of life in Chesterfield County as excellent or good.

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