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2011-01-05 / News

Two scouts earn their wings

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Gwen Sadler


Coiley Coiley Two scouts from Troop 897, sponsored by Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church in Midlothian, recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout.

Peter Coiley, 14, son of Jerry and Marian Coiley, is the third youngest scout in the troop’s history to earn the distinguished rank. He is a winner of the Hometown USA and Good Turn for America awards. A freshman at Monacan High School, Coiley plays soccer and hopes to attend Virginia Tech.

Nathan Moon, 15, son of Shep and Ellen Moon, is the fifth youngest Troop 897 scout to attain Eagle Scout rank. He is also a freshman at Monacan High School and a winner of the Good Turn for America award.

Business


Moon Moon The green building of Austin Brockenbrough & Associates at the Boulders Center received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia. A project making the Chesterfield Power Station more environmentally sound received a Merit Award.

B&B Printing, a provider of printing and print-related solutions located at 521 Research Road, has expanded into the mail services arena by acquiring new data-management and mailing-services equipment. For more information, visit www.bbprintnet.com.

Virginia Premier Contracting has launched a website, www.virginiapremiercontracting.com, to help area homeowners find information about remodeling and home improvement.


Matoaca High School’s sports, entertainment and recreation marketing students, including Dylan Booth, Evan Smith, Roderick Batts, Chris Mascia and Kyle Macon, recently took a backstage tour of the Washington Redskins Fed Ex Field. The students toured the cheerleader’s dance studio, players’ locker room, interview room, owner’s suite, Hall of Fame wall and the edge of the playing field. Students were accompanied by their marketing teacher, Carolyn Manheim, and the school’s assistant principal, Dr. Scott Birmingham. 
Photo courtesy of Alda Moore Matoaca High School’s sports, entertainment and recreation marketing students, including Dylan Booth, Evan Smith, Roderick Batts, Chris Mascia and Kyle Macon, recently took a backstage tour of the Washington Redskins Fed Ex Field. The students toured the cheerleader’s dance studio, players’ locker room, interview room, owner’s suite, Hall of Fame wall and the edge of the playing field. Students were accompanied by their marketing teacher, Carolyn Manheim, and the school’s assistant principal, Dr. Scott Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Alda Moore Tim McFarlane, director of group sales at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center, has earned the Certified Government Meeting Professional designation from the National Society of Government Meeting Professionals.

 The Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center, a member of the InterContinental Hotels Group, became smoke-free on Jan. 1.


Martin’s Food Markets customers and associates donated $76,773 through the Share a Holiday Meal program to help area families in need during the holiday season, including $24,075 donated to the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program (above). 
Photo courtesy of Vicki Kiger Martin’s Food Markets customers and associates donated $76,773 through the Share a Holiday Meal program to help area families in need during the holiday season, including $24,075 donated to the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program (above). Photo courtesy of Vicki Kiger Southside Speedway will be part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series beginning this year.

Citizens Bancorp of Virginia, parent company for Citizens Bank and Trust Company with a Chesterfield location at 10001 Courtview Lane, announces that its board of directors approved a 17 cents per share dividend for the fourth quarter at its December meeting. The current dividend represents an annualized dividend yield of 5.21 percent based on the company’s average closing share price during the fourth quarter of $13.04 per share.

KidMed, a medical practice dedicated to the care of ill and injured children and young adults, ages newborn to 21, when their regular pediatrician is unavailable, is opening this month at 5021 Craig Rath Blvd., Building IV, in Midlothian. The facility will be open evenings, weekends and holidays, 365 days a year, and no appointment is necessary. Manned by experienced board-certified pediatricians, the clinic will have 12 exam rooms, on-site x-ray capability, a lab and pharmacy that will contain the most common discharge medications. For more information, visit www.kidmedva.com.

Inside Business magazine awarded Jesse Waltz, founder and president of JES, a Chester-based foundation repair and waterproofing company, its 2010 Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and named the company to its “Roaring 20,” an honorary distinction that recognizes 20 of the region’s fastest growing companies. Employees at the company recently donated food, money, presents and school supplies to the Chesterfield- Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program.

Midlothian Athletic Club, 10800 Center View Drive, Richmond, will be open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The day will begin with a New Year’s Resolution 5K Run at 9:30 a.m., free group exercise classes, food and smoothie samples from the full-service cafe, and more. There is a $15 fee for the 5K, and registration is required. For more information, call 330-2222.


Grandparents from all over the country joined students at St. Edward-Epiphany School for its Seventh Annual Grandparents Day. The event honored more than 500 grandparents who, along with students, were served a 1950s-themed lunch in celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary. 
Photo courtesy of St. Edward-Epiphany School Grandparents from all over the country joined students at St. Edward-Epiphany School for its Seventh Annual Grandparents Day. The event honored more than 500 grandparents who, along with students, were served a 1950s-themed lunch in celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary. Photo courtesy of St. Edward-Epiphany School Melanie Denney of Midlothian has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 easy-toprepare foods. She may be contacted at gourmet. melanie@gmail.com.

Athletics


Honeywell’s Chesterfield manufacturing facility donated firefighting gear to the Enon Volunteer Fire Department as part of the company’s Hometown Solutions program. Company employees are also volunteering with the Enon firefighting group to promote fire safety and awareness within the community. Firefighter Robert Williams (from left), Chief Bruce Vecchioni and firefighter Tom Evans accepted the donation from John Anderson, Chesterfield plant manager. 
Photo courtesy of Kristin Davie Honeywell’s Chesterfield manufacturing facility donated firefighting gear to the Enon Volunteer Fire Department as part of the company’s Hometown Solutions program. Company employees are also volunteering with the Enon firefighting group to promote fire safety and awareness within the community. Firefighter Robert Williams (from left), Chief Bruce Vecchioni and firefighter Tom Evans accepted the donation from John Anderson, Chesterfield plant manager. Photo courtesy of Kristin Davie Midlothian High School’s boys and girls crosscountry teams both captured Virginia High School League Group AAA state championships, becoming the first Group AAA high school to win the boys and girls titles in the same year twice. Team captains for the boys are Darren Barlow, Sam Hush and Brayden Burleigh. Other members are Harrison Crank, Morgan Potter, Peter Trieu, John Davis, Kyle Dow, Noah Fatsi, Andrew Gorsuch, Ryan Peterson, Osamah Khan, Thad Lewis, Dillan Mason, Tommy Mulroy, Kyle Murray, Ethan Reuse, Elijah Shaw, Zack Taylor, Tyler Timblin, Dylan Tuminelli, Mason Watkins and Sean Willard. David Benjamin assisted Coach Stan Morgan. Girls team members include Laura Wiedeman, Krista Willard, Claire Benjamin, Kristen Brendli, Meghan Mulroy, Jessica Guthrie, Katherine Brendli, Marie Johnston, Kelly Cooper, Kara Dickerson, Kari Johnston, Bethany Anderson, Lauren Anderson, Emma Oliver, Morgan Rea and Taylor Sayegh. They are also coached by Morgan.


Guiding Eyes for the Blind pups, including Abilene (above), recently greeted visitors at the Books-A-Million store at Westchester Commons shopping center. There are currently 15 puppies being raised by families in the Richmond region. For more information, visit www.gebrichmond.com or www.guidingeyes.org/volunteer/puppyraising 
Photo courtesy of Margaret Paxton Guiding Eyes for the Blind pups, including Abilene (above), recently greeted visitors at the Books-A-Million store at Westchester Commons shopping center. There are currently 15 puppies being raised by families in the Richmond region. For more information, visit www.gebrichmond.com or www.guidingeyes.org/volunteer/puppyraising Photo courtesy of Margaret Paxton James River High’s boys volleyball team took the Virginia High School League Group AAA volleyball state championship. The Rapids finished the year as Dominion District tournament champions, Central Region champions and state champions. Team members are Eric Sullivan, Kaeler Sullivan, Troy Keohane, Pete Sowers, Michael Harrier, Harry Tisdale, Darren Kilby, Mitchell Ford, English Snidow, Josh Carrington, Sam Albus, Colin Moore, Jonathan Wert and Simon Wilson. Steve Hurst and Randy Cox assisted Coach Terry Ford. Team managers are Katie Crisco and Aubrey Duignam.

Organizations

Cub Scout Pack 2885 collected and donated more than 85 toys to Noah’s Children, Central Virginia’s only pediatric hospice. Pack 2885 is chartered by the O.B. Gates Elementary School PTA.

Metro Richmond Pet Savers, a coalition of local rescue groups, government shelters, educational organizations and PetSmart that aims to reduce euthanasia rates in the community, brought more than 100 adoptable animals to a recent adopt-a-thon. MRPS received 51 applications to adopt dogs and cats at the event. PetSmart donated $5,000 to MRPS to hold more events in the future.

Members of the Midlothian Modern Woodmen of America chapter recently raised $5,000, including $2,500 in matching funds from Modern Woodmen’s home office, for My Christmas Friend. The money will be used to purchase Wii games for the pediatric section at CJW Medical Center’s Chippenham Hospital. For more information about the local Modern Woodman chapter, contact Robert E. French Jr. at 595-1090 or Robert.E.French.Jr@mwarep.org.

Announcements can be e-mailed to news@chesterfieldobserver.com, faxed to 744-3269 or mailed to Chesterfield Observer, Attn: Announcements, P.O. Box 1616, Midlothian, VA 23113.

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