The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services has been named one of three semifinalists in Virginia to potentially receive the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
The award is the U.S. Department of Defense’s highest honor for employers that provide extraordinary support to employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserve.
The DOD recently named 138 semifinalists nationwide. The two other Virginia semifinalists are ASM Research in Fairfax and Honeywell International in Colonial Heights. The DOD’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee selected the semifinalist from a pool of 2,899 nominations.
Members of the Chesterfield County Police Department will be on hand at Chesterfield Towne Center’s Family Safety Fair on Saturday, May 18.
The event will take place at Chesterfield Town Center, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Chesterfield police and the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office will display law enforcement equipment, and Chesterfield County Fire and EMS will display an array of trucks and gear.
Chesterfield police, in partnership with SAFE, Chesterfield’s substance abuse prevention coalition, will also help residents safely dispose of expired and unneeded medications at this event. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can turn in unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Residents should leave medications in their original containers.
Check out who did well and who didn’t do so well in health inspections done by the Virginia Department of Health in the Bon Air area.
This week, we are reporting on restaurant inspections from April 20th – 26th.
Listed below are the restaurants featured in this week’s report.
Hooters of Midlothian, LLC
The Bon Air Historical Society proudly presents the 35th ANNUAL VICTORIAN DAY in OLD BON AIR
MAY 11, 2013
PARADE AT 11:00 AM
FESTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT BEGIN AT NOON
The Bon Air Victorian Day Parade will start Saturday, May 11 2013 at 11 am. It will run down Buford Rd. The Festival will follow at noon at the Bon Air Christian Church.
Come on down for food, fun, kids games and live music.
- Army Band
- Cary Street Ramblers
- Crestwood Elementary “Butterflies”
Here is the latest Bon Air Buzz Weekly Chesterfield Police Report on incidents reported in Chesterfield County with a focus on areas that are mostly made up of Bon Air.
From April 29th to May 5th, there were 417 incidents reported in Chesterfield County.
Of the 417 incidents, 59 (14.15%) were reported in the Bon Air area.
The most common type of incident reported in the Bon Air Area was Larceny (20), Assault (7), and Drug Related (7).
(Note, an incident doesn’t not necessarily mean an arrest was made.)
Bon Air Buzz’s Weekly Chesterfield Police Report focuses on Police Beats 101, 103-105
Below, are all 59 incidents listed in detail.
Chesterfield County Police have identified the body found at a recycling plant in the 12200 block of Old Stage Road on Friday, May 3, as that of Mark H. Henshaw, 55, of the 8000 block of W. Bon View Drive.
Just before 6 a.m. Friday, police were called to the plant, where employees discovered the body while going through recyclable materials. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. A cause of death has not yet been determined.
Police continue their investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or text the code “WATSON” and send to 274637 (CRIMES).
What: Chesterfield Towne Center gets its own weeknight food truck event.
When: Weekly, on Wednesdays starting May 1st from 6pm to 9pm through September 25th, that’s 22 weeks of RVA Foodies cuisine at Chesterfield Towne Center.
Where: Outside in CTC’s Parking Lot, Mall Entrance on Koger Center Boulevard (Outer Sears Parking Lot). Each event will be based on weather permitting. Facebook posts on the Mall’s page will happen every Wednesday at 3pm to confirm the night’s event and the RVA Foodies will post and tweet the event as well.