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VOICE The hometown newspaper of the Colonial Heights area

Vol. 11 No. 40 FEBRUARY 28, 2009 THURSDAY,

IN THE COMMUNITY Grant applications available

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Therapy for carrots

Applications for the city of Colonial Heights 2014-2015 CDBG Emergency Home Repair Grant is available now and will be accepted through Monday, June 30. A grant of up to $8,000 is available for owner-occupied households to assist with specific home repairs or activities that eliminate conditions detrimental to the safety and health of the residents. The program is available citywide; however, priority will be given to households in the Violet Bank-Flora Hill and Shepherd Stadium districts. Priority will also be given to low-income households, persons who are elderly or disabled, first-time applicants and those that need repairs that constitute an emergency. Applications are available at the Welcome Desk and the Planning Department on the first floor of City Hall, 201 James Ave. Applications are also available by calling 520-9382.

Fourth of July fireworks The city of Colonial Heights will sponsor a fireworks display on Friday, July 4, in the vicinity of Charles Dimmock Parkway. Fireworks will start at approximately 9:15 pm. Viewing will be off Interstate 95, Exit 53 or 54 in the Southgate Square/Wal-Mart area. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs.

Parents Night Out The Colonial Heights Recreation and Parks Department will host a Parents Night Out from 5-10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20, at the Community Center, located at 157 Roanoke Ave. The event, which is available for children ages 4-12, is open to city residents and nonresidents. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, call 5209390.

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Laura Pleasants offers a carrot to Cotton Joe. Horses visited the Dunlop House residents on Wednesday, June 4.

Dunlop House residents journey down memory lane with four-legged guests BY KATHERINE JOHNSON STAFF WRITER

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mall groups of residents took turns heading out to the lawn of the Dunlop House to welcome their visitors last week, but these two visitors weren’t like others who walk through their doors. Amy Grieco, who trains horses to

work with children recovering from abuse, brought two of her horses, Fox and Cotton Joe, to interact with the residents who took turns petting and feeding them carrots. Grieco brought the horses to the Colonial Heights facility for the first time last month and said the residents look forward to their visits. “It was so successful that they asked us to come back.” “They’re just elated ... One resident last month was crying,” Grieco explained. “She had dementia ... once her hands got on the horse and she started rubbing the horse, she stopped crying and she relaxed and calmed down.” Grieco said her horses aren’t certified therapy horses, but she works to train

and rehabilitate them. All of her horses are rescues. “What I do with them is just a lot of what horse people call bombproofing; making them walk on tarps, exposing them to things that most horses are afraid of,” she said. The horses are also taking on a lot of outings, given hands-on training everyday and taught their manners and how to respect others’ space. Margaret Lewis, a Dunlop House resident, said her family owned horses growing up and she looks forward to the therapy horses. “I think they’re beautiful. I like Please see THERAPY, Page 3

- Toy Newcomb, director of marketing & admissions, Dunlop House Q

How long have you been at Dunlop House and what are your job responsibilities?

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I have been at Dunlop House eight years and I am responsible for all aspects of marketing and new admissions for residency.

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Why were you interested in working with the elderly and the Dunlop House?

I have always enjoyed the company of seniors. I love to hear their life stories. When I began working in the senior apartment industry in 1999, I knew it would be a wonderful opportunity for me to learn about life

through their experiences. I have gained wisdom that I would not otherwise have known simply due to the fact that we live in different times today. After a short break from the senior apartment business, I realized I was most happy working with seniors. I was excited to join Dunlop House to work with seniors in assisted living as well as dementia care.

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What is the favorite part of your job? Challenges?

Absolutely, hands down, working with the residents, their caregivers and the community. I am fortunate in that Dunlop House has a prestigious reputation; however, my job can be a challenge during an economic downturn. After

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care program director, is well trained in dementia care. She brings over 17 years experience in Alzheimer’s and dementia care that she uses to develop a well rounded team, which is vital to excellent care. meeting with prospective residents, I am able to show them how Dunlop House can be affordable.

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What makes Dunlop House unique compared to other assisted living facilities?

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Dunlop House is unique in that we provide licensed practical nurses 24/7 and two registered nurses to oversee resident care. In fact, Dunlop House only hires state licensed nursing staff

and they are available in the building during all shifts and weekends as well. We have dedicated staff for housekeeping, dietary and nursing. Dunlop House meets and exceeds the state licensing requirements and holds a three-year license, the maximum allowed. Our food service director, Jeff Taylor, offers a variety of meals and diet options prepared fresh from the kitchen as well as the residents’ garden. We are well known for our specialized dementia care. Shelia Vick, RN, dementia

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Has your job taught you anything? Were there any learning experiences?

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I have gained a much deeper respect and appreciation for the aging adult, the struggles of their caregivers and the community that Dunlop House serves. Many aging adults will tell you the keys to happiness are laughter and taking care of your health. But the most valuable learning experience is that I have learned a new appreciation for life.

Toy Newcomb is director of marketing and admissions for Dunlop House Assisted Living & Dementia Care, located at 235 Dunlop Farms Boulevard in Colonial Heights. She has been with the company for the past eight years and enjoys working with older adults.

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2014 high school graduation season busy and compact

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igh school graduation season kicked off Friday, June 6, in the region. High school seniors are graduating in bunches this year — with three high school graduation ceremonies in a day and that is happening twice. Thomas Dale High School kicked off graduation season June 6 with ceremonies at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center in Richmond. All Chesterfield County high schools graduate at the Richmond venue. In the coming years it will be nice to see area schools use the now under construction multipurpose center at Virginia State University in Ettrick. Arguably the biggest graduation day was Saturday, June 7, when Petersburg High School, Prince George High School and Hopewell High School all held graduation ceremonies. Both Petersburg and Prince George had their events at 9 a.m. followed by Hopewell at 10 a.m. Couldn’t the schools get together and perhaps spread out their ceremonies a bit? What if you have family or friends that are part of more than one ceremony? The simple answer is you are out of luck. Matoaca High School held its graduation at the Siegel Center on June 9. And the season ends on Friday, June 13 with another round of three graduations in one day. Dinwiddie High School holds its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., followed by Appomattox Regional Governor’s School at 7 p.m. and Colonial Heights High School an hour later. It’s a busy, compact season of high school graduation ceremonies. And though the convocation ceremonies come one after another, it’s important to remember the reason for the graduation season. Hundreds of high school students will become high school graduates as they mark an important milestone in their lives. It is a time to look back at the accomplishments of the students over the past years. It is time to look to the future and the promise before so many young lives. Congratulations to the class of 2014.

...Time to look back at the accomplishments ... Time to look to the future and promise before so many young lives.

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any have served in the Department of Defense, but sometimes we forget that not all wear a uniform. Civilian employees of the Department of Defense play a vital role in protecting our nation, but often they are overlooked. Recently, Fort Lee honored 80 men and women who had at least 40 years of federal service with the Combined Arms Support Command. U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., the guest speaker, and Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche gave the honorees certificates and uncovered a plaque with their names inscribed on it. The plaque with each of these individual’s names will be on display on Fort Lee at the CASCOM Headquarters near the A Avenue entrance of Mifflin Hall. CASCOM plays a big part in the armed forces in that it provides training for more than 180,000 students annually through its 541 courses taught by individuals in the Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation schools, as well as the Soldier Support Institute and Army Logistics University. “The civilian members of the Army team provide the continuity that allows the Army’s sustainment think tank and many other organizations in [the Department of Defense] to function smoothly and differently,” Wyche said during his speech. “Civilians are the foundation that these great organizations are built upon. The people we honor here today helped make CASCOM into the premier learning institution over the years. They laid the foundation upon which this great command was built.” Forbes said that thanks to CASCOM, Fort Lee is one of the most advanced installations in the nation. “Today you’re looking at one of the most forward looking facilities in the United States that is poised for decades to come to make a huge difference in the men and women who fight to defend and protect this country,” Forbes said. The Department of Defense employs 718,000 civilian personnel. It’s great that the dedication of long-term civilian employees has been recognized at Fort Lee.

YOUR OPINIONS

Coaching the heart To The Editor:

Some time ago, a friend of mine spoke of going to watch her 7-year-old grandson play Little League Baseball. She said she could hardly watch as the coach criticized, screamed, ranted and raved, He belittled his players and the 14-year-old umpire. This guy must have thought he was a cross between Casey Stengel and Bobby Cox coaching in a world series. He also is playing a role in the destruction of our young people’s childhood. In survey after survey athletic coaches are graded as being the most influential people in young person’s life. They have more influence than teachers, administrators, policemen and sadly; parents. Billy Graham said coaches have more influence in one season than their pastor has in a lifetime. The question is, what will they do with that influence. Old coaches coach the way they have always coached. Young coaches coach the way they were coached by older coaches. Coaches such as the one I mentioned earlier just don’t have a clue. Athletes cannot be coached the way they were coached just 20 years ago. Just a generation ago all coaches had to do was coach the physical side of sport. Tell a kid what to do and he did it. Today seven of 10 young people grow up in broken and abusive homes. Physical abuse, sexual abuse, drug abuse and alcohol abuse. They go to school and peer pressure drags our young people to places they know is wrong and some face bullying. They are being destroyed by our culture. They go to a game or practice for relief. It’s a game. It’s meant to be played, not a place to go and be pounded on time and again. Of course many coaches say, “Sure, that’s great. But you can’t win playing nice.” Really? Coaches who coached character, honor, being the best you can be include: Joe Gibbs, Tom Landry, Tony Dungy, Bobby and Tony Bowden, the reigning NCAA men’s basketball champion, UCONN’s Coach Kevin Ollie, UVA’s Tony Bennett and many others think you can. Bowden said he would be judged by how many games he won, but his first responsibility was to make each of his players a better person than they were when they arrived on his team. He believed if he did that, winning would take care of itself. Tony Bennett’s teams are built on five Pillars. They are: unity, teamwork, passion, humbleness and servanthood. What? Some coaches think that’s heresy. Many coaches are coming to realize the amount of influence they have and are taking steps to build our young people up by coaching their hearts and minds along with their bodies. And they are realizing that they can help lead our athletes in a positive way and win. Lennie Nugent Colonial Heights

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The wagon wheel illusion needs to stop in Washington To the Editor: An optical illusion exists called the wagon wheel effect. When the wagon wheel effect is taking place, a spoked wheel appears to rotate in a different direction than its true rotation. As you stare at a wagon wheel illusion, the wheel may appear to rotate one direc-

We invite your commentary The Colonial Voice publishes a wide variety of opinions. Send letters to People’s Forum. P.O. Box 71, Petersburg, VA 23804, or e-mail them to lettertoeditor@progressindex.com. Letters should be no longer than 400 words. Letters that are sent via email will receive priority over those sent by mail. We reserve the right to edit for length, clarity, brevity, accuracy, legality, spelling and grammar. Please include your name, address and a daytime phone number. Anonymous letters will not be considered for publication.

tion and then suddenly shift in another direction. It may appear to move quickly, and seconds later move slowly. Sometimes it may even appear to be stationary. In reality, the wheel’s true direction never changes. It only has you thinking that it does. In other words, the wagon wheel would fit in right here in Washington. We see the wagon wheel effect a lot in Washington. Leaders appear to rotate one direction or at least to slow down for “discussion” on an issue. In reality, their true direction never changes. Instead, they rely on the illusion of being open to “working together,” and “finding common ground,” instead of building substantive, meaningful partnerships that lead to true progress. Here is what working together does not mean: • It does not mean just speaking together at a press conference. • It does not mean merely coming together at a ribbon cutting to shake hands and pose for a picture. • It does not mean having a round table meeting with the only agenda being to defend your agenda. These scenarios make good photo opps, but they’re often just an illusion, with a purpose of making the individuals appear to move one direction when they never actually move from the position of their true rotation. In years past, citizens might have stood up and applauded these “efforts” to work together. Today, though, Americans are pushing back against the illusion. They know that those events are often carefully orchestrated to elicit the image of coming together to find common ground – but without corresponding action, the wheels just keep spinning. After a while, it becomes mind numbing to watch. To face our nation’s biggest challenges, we need more than an illusion – we need a renewed focus on partnership. Real partnership requires more than a press conference or ribbon cutting. Real partnership requires dedication. It requires mutual respect. It requires a fight - not a heels-in-theground kind of fight, but rather a place of debate that encourages the best ideas to win out. A fight to better understand each other’s unwavering principles, and a desire to be creative and work within those frames. Even more than partnership, we need a focus on partnership through principles. Today, we see a tendency to rally around party. The result? Politically charged discussions, politically driven decisions, and politically tired Americans. If we rally around principle instead, we’ll find stronger partnerships and ultimately a better future for America. Rather than playing political games to create illusions of progress, we can

find concrete common ground through the core principles we refuse to compromise on. Principles like: Honor - fighting for those who have fought for us, and fulfilling our promises to them and their families. Accountability - aggressively holding the government accountable for abuse and waste. Responsibility - reining in the out of control spending and debt that are mortgaging our children’s future. Liberty – safeguarding the constitutionally protected right to live according to our consciences and to carve out our own destinies. When we commit to stand on principles like these, we not only build the foundation for strong, working partnerships, we also provide the means of pushing our country forward. Behind every major turning point in our nation’s history, you’ll find individuals who stood on principle rather than party to create a state where citizens could live freely with sovereignty over their own lives. President Lincoln and the abolishment of slavery, the Wright Brothers and the transportation revolution, Susan B. Anthony and voting rights for women, Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights. These leaders knew that to make lasting change, they needed to stand on principle and work through partnership to achieve their vision for our nation. We’ll never move to the next defining moment in our nation if we continue to stare at the wagon wheel illusion. Instead, partnerships built on true principles will lead us to a better future for America. Congressman Randy Forbes R-4th District Chesapeake, Va.

EPA should look at carbon emissions from meat industry To the Editor: I am delighted that EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction from the coal industry, the agency should have issued parallel regulations on emissions from meat industry operations. Each state could than determine its own optimal strategy for curbing greenhouse gases. A 2006 U.N. report estimated that meat production accounts for 18 percent of man-made greenhouse gases. A 2009 article in the respected World Watch magazine suggested that the contribution may be closer to 50 percent. The meat industry generates carbon dioxide by burning forests to create animal pastures and by combustion of fossil fuels to confine, feed, transport, and slaughter animals. The much more damaging methane and nitrous oxide are discharged from digestive tracts of cattle and from animal waste cesspools, respectively. In the meantime, each of us can reduce the devastating effects of climate change every time we eat. Our local supermarket offers a rich variety of plant-based lunch meats, hotdogs, veggie burgers and dairy product alternatives, as well as ample selection of vegetables, fruits, grains, and nuts. Product lists, easy recipes, and transition tips are readily available online. Parker Pines Petersburg


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horses,” Lewis said after feeding Fox a carrot. Margie Jolly, another Dunlop House resident, said she remembered riding horses “all the time” when she was young. “Our main thing to do was to ride horses a couple times a week,” Jolly said of her Girl Scout troop. Fox, a brown horse, even reminded Jolly of a horse she used to ride. “I love horses ... and these are beauties,” she said. • Katherine Johnson can be reached at 804-7225154 or kjohnson@progress-index.com

“Our main thing to do was to ride horses a couple times a week. I love horses ... and these are beauties.” — Margie Jolly, Dunlop House resident

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Margaret Lewis and fellow Dunlop House residents visit with Amy Greico and her two horses, Fox and Cotton Joe, on Wednesday, June 4.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Road, holds bingo every Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games start at 7. Food is available for a nominal fee. For directions, or information about membership requirements or activities of the American Legion, visit the Post 284 website, http://mysite. verizon. net/legion284 or call 526-5656. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The National Alliance on Mental Illness Connection Recovery Support program meets each Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Colonial Heights Library, 1000 Yacht Basin Drive. Groups meet for 90 minutes and offer a structured group process designed to encourage, support and empower. All diagnosis welcome. For more information, contact Gina at 804-605-5010 or towritegina@yahoo.com. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Dunlop House Assisted Living & Dementia Care will host a Father’s Day feast and car show beginning at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the facility, located at 235 Dunlop Farms Blvd. The event is free and open to the public. There will be “fresh from the grill” barbecue, live music and antique cars provided by the Crater Antique Car Club. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Colonial Heights chapter of the AARP will meet from noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Community Center, 157 Roanoke Ave. This nonpartisan member organization helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives. Attendance is free. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — A seniors’ dance will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Community Building, 157 Roanoke Ave. Music will be provided by the Antiques. This monthly event is held on the second Friday of each month. The cost is $6 per person. Refreshments are sold for an additional cost.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Stress and Anger Management by Yoga and Meditation is being held 5-6 p.m. each Saturday at 914-A Hardy Ave. For more information, call Dr. J. Upadhyay at 5240589 or 943-8688. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2239, 14705 Jefferson Davis Highway, holds bingo every Saturday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 7. There are six to eight chances to win $500 or more. Food is available. For directions or questions about this event, call 748-4896 and ask for Tom Gore. For information about VFW membership or other activities, call Tom Ferguson, 748-4896. CHESTER — The Southern Knights Cruisers Inc. car club holds a weekly cruise-in from 5 to 9:30 p.m., weather permitting, at Hardees off Old Stage Road in Chester. Over 150 antique cars, street rods, classics, muscle cars, and custom cars and trucks can be seen. Music from

Heights Chapter 1472 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at the Colonial Heights Library at 2 p.m. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Central Virginia Coin Club will hold its regular meeting at Dante’s Pizzeria, 2900 Cedar Lane, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call Jim Ransom at 6916286.

the 1950s and ‘60s from Wolfman John can be heard. Event is free to the public. For more information, call Ricky Williams at 804-526-8865 or visit www.southernknightscruisers.com. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers Inc., based in Chester, holds a weekly cruise-in in Colonial Heights from 5 to 9 p.m. each Saturday at the parking lot in front of Ashley’s Furniture and Books-A-Million next to Southpark Mall. This is open to all car and truck enthusiasts that enjoy reminiscing about their antiques, muscle and custom cars, classics, and hot rods. For more information visit the website at www.obgcc.com, or call Bill or Jane Bennett at 307-3425.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Colonial Heights Moose Lodge 1783, 170 Moose Ave., holds bingo every Sunday. Doors open at 4 p.m. each day. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday. Food is available for a nominal fee. For directions, visit the website at www.chmoose. com or call 526-1537.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — American Legion Post 284, 505 Springdale Road, holds bingo every Monday. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games start at 7. Food is available for a nominal fee. For directions, or information about membership requirements or activities of the American Legion, visit the Post 284 Web site, http://mysite. verizon.net/legion284 or call 526-5656. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — A Triad meeting will be held from 1-2 p.m. Monday inside the Senior Center of the Community Building, 157 Roanoke Ave. There is no cost to attend. Triad is a partnership consisting of the local Public Safety Office, seniors, and senior service providers who work to prevent the victimization of senior citizens. It is run by a SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Quilter’s group program meets every Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at the Senior Center, 157 Roanoke Avenue. We have tables for your workspace. Bring with you your fabric and sewing notions, sewing machine, extension cord and work in progress. For more information call 804-520-9220. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Colonial

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — DivorceCare divorce recovery seminar and support meets at Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Colonial Heights at 6:45 p.m. each Wednesday. The group is designed to be “open” so that a person can begin coming any week. Childcare is provided. The church is located at 17201 Jeff Davis Hwy. DivorceCare features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. For information, call 526-0424. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No. 485 meets each Wednesday morning at Colonial Heights Library, 1000 Yacht Basin Drive. Weigh-ins begin at 8:15 a.m. and the meetings start at 9. For information, call Evelyn at 748-2607. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Optimist Club of Colonial Heights, 916 Meridan Ave., holds bingo every Wednesday evening. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early bird games start at 6:45 and regular games start at 7. Food is available for a nominal fee. For directions, or details call 5260689. Monies raised support youth projects in the community. CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Domestic and Sexual Violence Resource Center hosts a free, ongoing support group for survivors of domestic and sexual violence from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. New members are welcome to join at any time. For information or to enroll, call 706-1281. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Southside Association of Realtors Lunch & Learn series, presented by the Realtor Professional Network, will present its next brown-bag event on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the SVAR offices, 114 Maple Grove Ave. This week’s topic is “Septic Tank Issues” with Tim Kin. Lunch & Learn events are open to all Realtors and real estate licensees. The cost is $5 per person. For more information or to register, call Tomesha Mabry at 804-520-4496, email tomesha@varealtors.com or fax 804-520-4625. CHESTER — The American Red Cross, Web of Hope, welcomes all who would like to learn to knit or crochet to its monthly meeting held at Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St., on the third Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to participate, or you may help this program by donating new yarn. For information, call Linda Southward at 779-3453 or Angela Guastella at 530-0871.

THURSDAY JUNE

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Alzheimer’s Association will offer the following workshop to the general public — “Getting Started: What To Do When Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed” — from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, June 24 at Care Advantage, located at 3509 Boulevard. This workshop is a family orientation for those whose loved ones are showing signs of dementia or have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia disease. Topics include: steps to getting a diagnosis; important legal documents; financial resources; services of the Alzheimer’s Association; resource lists; and a question and answer session. Advance registration is required. Register by calling 526-2359.

com or call 526-1537. CHESTER — The Chester Village Sunshine Club meets at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday at Chester Village Clubhouse, 11701 Chester Village Drive. This is for seniors 62 and older. Coffee and refreshments are provided. CHESTER — Commonwealth Power Sports presents every type of Bike Night 6-8 p.m. each Thursday at Steel Horse Bar & Grill, 1920 W. Hundred Road. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Rotary Club of Colonial Heights meets at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpark Boulevard, each Thursday at 7 a.m. HOPEWELL — St. Joseph Catholic School holds bingo every Thursday at AHEPA Hall, 810 W. Poythress St. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Food is available for nominal fee. For more information, call St. Joseph School at 732-3931. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Colonial Heights Senior Citizens Club will host a Triad meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Senior Center, located inside the Community Building, 157 Roanoke Ave. Guest speaker Raymond Spalek will talk about older driver safety and new driving laws. Any resident of Colonial Heights, age 50 and older, are invited to join this club, which meets each Thursday. This week’s Triad meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 526-3497. PETERSBURG — An Amputee Support Group meets the third Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 95 Medical Park Blvd. All patients who have experienced an amputation, as well as their family and friends are invited to attend. For more information, contact Stephanie Thompson at 504-8100 or stephanie.thompson@healthsouth. com. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Association of Military Retirees meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month in the Colonial Heights Community Building. Military retirees of all branches of service and their spouses, and Reserve and National Guard retirees are invited to become members. All active duty members with 18 or more years service are invited to become a member. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — If you are a family member or friend of someone who has dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and would like to join a support group, please call 526-6851. Support groups are meeting on the first and third Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. at Colonial Heights Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, 831 Ellerslie Ave. Dinner provided if you RSVP no later than the morning of the group meeting. COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Veterans of Foreign Wars Robert E. Lee Post 2239 and the Ladies Auxiliary meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Post Home, 14705 Jefferson Davis Highway.

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COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Colonial Heights Moose Lodge 1783, 170 Moose Ave., holds bingo every Thursday. Doors open at 4 p.m. each day. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday. Food is available for a nominal fee. For directions, visit the website at www.chmoose.

Calendar listings

The Colonial Voice will publish a listing of events in the community each week. The goal is to highlight the nonprofit, social, fraternal or self-help groups in the region. The deadline for submitting items is at noon Monday for the Friday newspaper. Submit calendar items to newsroom@progressindex. com or to The Progress-Index, 15 Franklin St., Petersburg, VA 23803.

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SENIOR IDOL WINNERS CHESTERFIELD — John Byrd’s comedy ventriloquist act not only had the crowd laughing, but it also earned the North Chesterfield resident the title of Senior Idol at the fourth annual Senior Idol competition held May 16 at Victory Tabernacle Church of God last Friday night. Greater Richmond’s top 12 acts — including one Colonial Heights woman — vied for the title. First runner-up was CONTRIBUTED PHOTO L.T. Holmes of Prince The 2014 Senior Idol winners are from left to right: June Knight, second runnerGeorge, singing “Me and up; John Byrd, Senior Idol champion; and L.T. Holmes, first runner-up. Mrs. Jones.” June Knight of North Chesterfield was named second-runner up with “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.” Ed Pettersen, who played the keyboard and sang a Billy Joel medley, won the People’s Choice Award. This well-attended event consisted of acts in diverse styles and genres, including an appearance by Tangerine the Clown. Kitty Fowler was acknowledged for selling the most tickets to the popular fundraiser. The event was sponsored by the Chesterfield County Office of the Senior Advocate, Victory Tabernacle Church of God, Lucy Corr Village, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Buford Road Pharmacy. Proceeds benefit the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield’s services for seniors. For more information about the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield, visit shepctrchesterfield.org. The 2014 Senior Idol finalists were Ed Pettersen and Jo Ann Spain, Chesterfield; Penny Elizabeth Humphries, Colonial Heights; Kitty Fowler and Judith Mendoza, Henrico; Barbara CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Campbell and Eugene Zega Jr., Petersburg; L.T. Ed Petterson, who played the keyboard and sang a Billy Holmes, Prince George; John Byrd, June Joel medley, was presented the “People’s Choice” Knight and Nancy Wanzong, North ChesterAward. Petterson is a Chesterfield County resident. field; and Cheryl Cross, Richmond.

CRIME The following information was provided by the Colonial Heights Police Department. • Navarette-Gonzalez, Israel, 35, of the 2300 block of Sula Drive, Chester, was charged with trespass: general on May 21 in the 100 block of Archer St. • Pereira-Hernandez, Nixon, 35, of the 2300 block of Sula Drive, Chester, was charged with trespass: general on May 21 in the 100 block of Archer St. • Wyatt, Kiannah Zhane, 20, of the 4900 block of Creekwood Court, North Chesterfield, was charged with fail to appear on May 21. • Britton, Brandon Wade, 20, of the 800 block of Colonial Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with burglary: felony intent and larceny: grand on May 22. • Carpenter, Angela, 41, of the 200 block of Plumtree Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with assault: simple on May 22. • Chavis, Michelle K., 42, of the 10400 block of Colony Village Way, Richmond, was charged with embezzle: leaded property on May 22. • Haney, William Jason, 40, of the 3800 block of Brandywine Drive, North Prince George, was charged with concealed weapon on May 22 at E. Ellerslie and Compton. • Jones, Daniel Heath, 25, of the 4100 block of Hickory Road, South Chesterfield, was charged with larceny: petit on May 22. • Loving, Dorian Allan Jr.,

18, of the 500 block of Moorman Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with violate conditions of release on May 22. • Meade, David Allen Jr., 25, of the 600 block of Fort Lee Road, Petersburg, was charged with carnal knowledge: inmate/parolee on May 22. • Novelli, Ste phanie Michelle, 30, of the 200 block of Old Oak Lane, Colonial Heights, was charged with forgery and fraud: false pretense on May 22. • Varner, Michael Wilson, 37, of the 6100 block of Gatesgreen Drive, Chesterfield, was charged with larceny: grand on May 22 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Cawthon, Ernest Julius Jack, 37, of the 11200 block of Duncan Road, Petersburg, was charged with fail to pay support on May 23. • Fields, Isis Brianna, 18, of the 2200 block of School St., Petersburg, was charged with larceny: petit on May 23 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Hicks, Richard A., 19, of the 300 block of Pusan Road, Fort Lee, was charged with violate conditions of release on May 23. • Myers, William H. IV, 43, of the 7000 block of Blue Tartan Road, Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 23. • Parrick, Rachel Elizabeth, 26, of the 6300 block of Edgewood Drive, Disputanta, was charged with embezzlement on May 23 in the 500 block of Southpark Blvd.

• Taylor, Kiera Marshelle, 18, of the 4300 block of Sacks Lane, South Chesterfield, was charged with larceny: petit on May 23 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Turner, Essence J., 20, of the 300 block of Dunlop St., Petersburg, was charged with embezzle: leased property on May 23. • Williams, Rebecca, 42, of the 700 block of Collindale Ave., Hopewell, was charged with larceny: petit on May 23. • Demsey, Robert Drake, 21, of the 7700 block of Bull Hill Road, Prince George, was charged with forgery and fraud: false pretense on May 24. • Hobbs, Thomas, 48, was charged with fail to appear. • Janeka, Dustin L., 33, of the 700 block of Old Town Drive, Colonial Heights, was charged with fail to provide necessary care for pet on May 24. • Leabhart, Jack Dale Jr., 60, of the 100 block of Verbov Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with unauthorized use and vandalism on May 24.

• Newman, Billy Arthur Caesar, 26, of the 2900 block of Jefferson Davis Hwy., Richmond, was charged with probation: violation on May 24. • Klotzer, Julie, 46, of the 3400 block of Grandy St., Hopewell, was charged with probation violation on May 25. • Robinson, George W. III, 23, of the 7300 block of Winterleaf Court, Richmond, was charged with driving under the influence on May 25 at Boulevard and Maple. • Rollins, Latrice Shantel, 32, of the 100 block of Bruce Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with driving under the influence on May 25 at Battery Place and Dupuy. • Russell, John Eugene Jr., 43, of the 19600 block of Temple Ave., South Chesterfield, was charged with driving under the influence, refuse breath test, concealed weapon and possess firearm under influence of alcohol on May 25 at Boulevard and Hillcrest. • Smith, Reginald Lamont, 31, of the 2100 block of CloPlease see CRIME, Page 5

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GERALD E. CHASTAIN

Gerald Eugene Chastain Sr., 81, of Colonial Heights, Va., passed away on June 3, 2014. Born in Atco, Ga., he was the son of the late Hubert C. and Dolly Bryant Chastain; and was also preceded in death by one brother, T.J. Chastain, and a sister, Barbara Ann Jenkins. Mr. Chastain was a United States Army veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley W. Chastain; five children, Gerald Chastain Jr., Patricia D. Manor and husband, Henry, Teresa L. Stewart and husband, Shelley, David D. Chastain, and Crystal D. Van Fonda and husband, Joe; 10 grandchildren, Stacey, Travis, Gerald III, Mallory, Joseph, Katelyn, Joshua, Darby, Haven and Chasity; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Clyde H. Chastain and wife, Geraldine; a sisterin-law, Annette Chastain; and several nephews. T he f amily received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince Georege, Va., with the Rev. Dr. Steve Felker officiating. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.

BRENDAN G. GAMBLE

Brendan Gene Gamble, 70, died June 3, 2014, at John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell. Mr. Gamble was born Sept. 16, 1943, to Michael and Mary Jane Mariniak Gamble in Petersburg. He is survived by: several aunts; uncles; many cousins; and a godson, Drew Button, of Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Gamble was raised a Catholic. He attended St. Joseph Elementary School, Petersburg, graduated from Petersburg High School, and lived in Colonial Heights for 68 years. As a train enthusiast, Mr. Gamble travelled by rail across the United States. He knew no strangers and would eagerly discuss train information with anyone within earshot. He was the

genealogist for the Gamble and Mariniak families. As a staunch Catholic, Brendan maintained an affection for the faith and the Mass of his youth, and in the later years of his life, he attended traditional Catholic churches, such as Our Lady of Fatima, Richmond, and St. Augustine Chapel, Carrollton, where the immemorial Latin Mass was celebrated exclusively. He loved God, the church, his family and friends, and all things having to do with trains. He will be sorely missed. Services were held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Visitation began at 9 a.m. followed by a a recitation of the Rosary at 10 a.m. A sung Mass of the dead, known as a requiem, followed at 11 a.m., celebrated by the Rev. Fr. Daniel B. Ahern of St. Augustine Chapel. The pall bearers were: Andrew Button; Drew Button; Tom Minitree; Doug Duncan; Joshua Childress; and Richard Papcun. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery in Petersburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Augustine Chapel Flower Fund, 12083 Smiths Neck Road, Carrollton, VA 23314, or to the Colonial Heights Police or Fire & EMS Departments. The family wishes to thank the police and Fire & EMS departments of Colonial Heights, among whose staff were many who gave constant aid and professional support to Brendan. Thanks too are offered to Dr. Yogesh K. Gandhi, M.D., for the personal and professional attention he gave to Brendan. The family also thanks the Hopewell Health Care Center staff for their dedicated rehabilitative work with Brendan, as well as those at the Colonial Heights Health Care and Rehabilitation Center who looked after his long-term care. Lastly, the family extends heartfelt and loving thanks to Ruth Russo, Brendan’s dear and faithful friend — everything over the past two years that she did for Brendan, she did also for the glory of God. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall. com.

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verdale Ave., Hopewell, was charged with probation violation on May 25. • Fox, Daniel Albertus, 30, of the 4200 block of Greenbriar Drive, Chester, was charged with violation of court order on May 26. • Milton, Kasey Lynn, 23, of the 1200 block of Boulevard, Colonial Heights, was charged with larceny: shoplifting under $200 on May 26 in the 2700 block of Conduit Road. • Warren, Christopher D., 32, of the 26000 block of Glyndon St., Courtland, was charged with embezzle: leased property on May 26. • Wyche, Kiersten Mone, 24, of the 1800 block of Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, was charged with larceny: petit and child neglect/contributing to delinquency of minor on May 26 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Hamilton, Billy Ray Sr., 64, of the 23000 block of Jones Road, Stony Creek, was charged with fail to appear on May 27. • Hughes, Tyrone Christopher, 24, of the 200 block of St. Matthews St., Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 27. • Jennings, Angela, 35, of the 1100 block of Cumberland Drive, Colonial Heights, was charged with assault: simple on May 27. • Williams, Dejuan Anthony, 32, of the 1000 block of Patterson St., Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 27. • Amador, Cesar Fernando III, 21, of t he 6200 block of Glenrose Drive, Suffolk, was charged with probation violation on May 28. • Anderson, Candace Yvette, 22, of Persimmon Court, Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 28. • Barr, Robin Renee, 36, of the 2200 block of County Drive, Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 28. • Bowles, Jeremy Ross, 24, of the 200 block of Woodbridge Road, Colonial Heights, was charged with fail to appear on May 28. • Dortch, Willard Ollie Jr., 57, of the 100 block of Yew Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with driving under the influence and refuse breath test on May 28 at Boulevard and Temple. • Flippo, Johnny Ray, 50, of the 4700 block of Glenwood Circle, Fredericksburg, was charged with probation violation on May 28. • Lowery, Dustin Nathaniel, 32, of the 9300 block of Fox Run Drive, Richmond, was charged with violation of court order on May 28. • Mason, Davonte Jr.,2 3, of the 400 block of Mars St., Petersburg, was charged with fail to appear on May 28. • Saunders, Rafael Donta, 28, of the 3100 block of Pinetree Drive, Petersburg, was charged with capias on May 28. • Thompson, Rosalyn Denise, 43, of the 700 block of Hemlock Circle, Petersburg, was charged with larceny: shoplifting more $200 on May 28 in the 100 block of Southgate Square. • Bear, Jon Bane Jr., 45, of the 9400 block of Scotts Road, Dewitt, was charged with driving under the influence on May 29 in the 3600 block of Boulevard. • Bordeaux, Donald R., Jr., 40, of the 4400 block of Canasback Court, Petersburg, was charged with driving under the influence on May 29 at Boulevard & City Limits (NB). • Dressler, Michele L., 29, of the 100 block of W. Westover Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with allow K9 to run at large on May 29. • Grinstead, Julie Ann, 26, of the 300 block of Plumtree Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with capias on May 29. • Hurtt, Christopher Lamont, 40, of the 1900 block of K V Road, Victoria, was charged with probation: violation on May 29. • Jackson, Bailey Elizabeth, 20, of the 12600 block of Ben Fry Drive, North Chesterfield, was charged with fraud: false pretense on May 29.

• Short, Bradford William, 20, of the 10400 block of Salem Oaks Drive, North Chesterfield, was charged with larceny: petit on May 29 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Taylor, Donald Laroy, 35 of the 1200 block of Hamilton St., Petersburg, was charged with probation violation on May 29. • Thweatt, Ronnie Franklin, 52, of the 300 block of Glenwood Court, Petersburg, was charged with trespass: general on May 29. • Walker, Daja AyanaMonay, 19, of the 25300 block of Shady Side Drive, Dinwiddie, was charged with larceny: petit on May 29. • Watkins, Sanders Oliver, 27, of the 2700 block of Martingale Road, South Chesterfield, was charged with probation violation on May 29. • Alexander, Donte, 30, of the 100 block of Grand St., Trenton, N.J., was charged with fugitive from justice on May 30. • Barber, Eleasha, 29, of the 1500 block of W. State St., Trenton, N.J., was charged with drunk in public on May 30. • Blakely, Thomas Robert, 45, of the 100 block of Waterfront Drive, Colonial Heights, was charged with driving under the influence on May 30 at Conduit and Wellington. • Shelton, David Christopher, 20, of the 600 block of Wise Ave., Petersburg, was charged with obstruct justice/resist arrest and disorderly conduct on May 30. • Shelton, Ronald Wayne, 18, of the 3200 block of Bermuda Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with obstruct justice/resist arrest and disorderly conduct on May 30. • Wason, David, 57, of the 300 block of Wright Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with drunk in public on May 30. • Williams, Chadwick J., 24, of the 200 block of W. Crestview Drive, Smithfield, N.C., was charged with drinking in public on May 30 in the 1200 block of Temple Ave. • Bibb, Constance S., 54, of the 6800 block of Woodpecker Road, Chesterfield, was charged with larceny: shoplifting more $200 and fugitive from justice on May 31 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Blackman, Earl, 43, of the 100 block of Halifax St., Petersburg, was charged with assault: simple on May 31. • Campos, Araseli, of the 7000 block of Church Road, was charged with larceny: petit on May 31 in the 100 block of Southgate Square. • Griffith, Ashli Kaye, 28, of the 1500 block of Irvanway Lane, Chester, was charged with fail to appear on May 31. • Hamlett, Curt William, 31, of the 2300 block of Grant St., Hopewell, was charged with fail to appear on May 31. • Jordan, Heather Rae, 24, of the 2500 block of Aldridge Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with larceny: petit on May 31 in the 600 block of Southpark Blvd. • Stager, Amanda Marie, 25, of the 400 block of Highland Ave., Colonial Heights, was charged with driving under the influence on May 31 at W. Roslyn and I95. • Information is provided by police and sheriff’s departments. This information may or may not be all inclusive. Arrests include summons. Arrests do not imply guilt.

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Above and left: Members of the Colonial Heights High School class of 2017 held a fundraiser Thursday evening, June 5, at Chick-Fil-A in Southpark Mall. The class fundraiser offered customers all-you-could-eat chicken nuggets and waffle fries.

BRIEFLY CH Retired School Personnel Assoc. awards scholarship COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Colonial Heights Retired School Personnel Association held its annual banquet on May 13. Among its activiFAISON ties were the election of new officers for 2014-2015 and the awarding of its student scholarship for 2014. Senior Courtney Faison received the scholarship and will be attending college to pursue a career in elementary school education.

Chowan University dean’s list MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan University officially announced the spring 2014 semester’s dean’s list honorees. Dean’s list winners have accomplished a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79 for the semester. The following local resident was among the honorees: • Taylor McElroy of Colonial Heights, a senior majoring in Psychology.

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Progress-Index, spoke to them about the history, current operations and future of the newspaper. Couturier explained the challenges of local newspapers bringing timely news to its readers in the age of the Internet and instant communicaCOUTURIER tions. Despite growing government roadblocks, Couturier believes that reporters and news media will persevere in getting and publishing the real story behind issues affecting Americans, and that constitutionally protected freedom of the press will prevail. From September through May, Chapter 1041 meets on the second Friday of the month at noon at the Colonial Heights Senior Center. AARP membership and programs are open to everyone 50 or older. For more information about AARP Chapter 1041, call Norma Draucker at 5200448.

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rtist Audrey Skeen has always felt at home and inspired by nature. As a child climbing trees and hiking in the woods with her dog, she loved the beauty and peace nature had to offer. Skeen thinks that experience helped inspire her creativity and, later in life, her artwork. As an adult she lived in beautiful states — Washington, New Mexico, Colorado and Virginia. Each state has its own beauty and each influenced her artwork, from the mountains in Washington and Colorado to the beautiful mesas and pueblos in New Mexico. Virginia is where her love for clay grew into a

wonderful, creative journey. “I was fortunate to meet wonderful teachers when I studied Native American culture and spirituality in Washington,” she said. “I was an eager student learning to make crafts made with natural materials and was taught a most important life lesson; to walk gently on Earth Mother and to honor and respect all our relations. It is a lesson I remember with each vessel I create. “When we moved to New Mexico, my husband worked for the Indian Health Service. Our family was invited to feast days and celebrations at the pueblos, which was an honor to view their traditions. Being a crafter/artist, I was overwhelmed with the Please see ARTIST, Page 6

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CHURCH DIRECTORY CHRIST COMMUNITY CHURCH

Address: Meets at Lakeview Elementary School, 401 Taswell Ave. For more information or directions, call 520-6200, or www.christcommunitychurchva. org.

CAMERON AVENUE CHURCH OF CHRIST

LIFE CHURCH

Address: 16801 Harrowgate Road. For info on Sunday services and other Life changing ministries and activities go to www.visitlifechurch.org, or e-mail wanda@visitlifechurch.org or call 526-7000.

LIFELINE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH

Services are held at Salem Church Elementary School, Address: 601 Cameron Avenue. For more informa- 9600 Salem Church Road, in Chesterfield. For more infortion, call 526-5286. mation, call 804-839-3136.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE CHURCH

LYONS AVENUE BIBLE CHURCH

Celebration of Life Address: 516 Lyons AveChurch of God meets at 123 Pickwick Ave. in Colonial nue. For more information, Heights. For more informa- call 520-7813. tion please call 221-2915.

CHESTERFIELD COMMUNITY CHURCH

Address: Meets at Greenwood Presbyterian Church, 7110 Woodpecker Road. For more information, call 7961040 or visitccc4jc2007@aol. com.

COLONIAL CHRISTIAN

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF OUR REDEEMER

WEDDING The marriage of Kristina Renee Luck, daughter of Paul E. Luck of Prince George and Mary Beasley Luck Farnsworth of Colonial Heights, to Mitchell Lee Manuel, son of Michael L. and Brenda Lee Manuel of Chesterfield, took place at 5 p.m. May 31, 2014, at Union Train Station, Petersburg. Pastor George Shutte officiated. The bride was escorted by her father and brother, Christopher Luck. Maid of honor was Kayla Belcher, best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Whitney Blankenship, Katie Cordova, Jessica Braswell, Audra Laine, Heather Powers, Caylea Rowe, all friends of the bride, and Monica Wray, sister of the groom. Flower girl was Madilyn Wray, niece of the groom. Best men were Mason Manuel, son of the groom, and Michael Manuel, father

Mrs. Mitchell Lee Manuel of the groom. Groomsmen were David Amick, Ryon Collins, Brian Sanford, Trip Lawson, Rickey Gilliam, Brandon Warren, Eric Walker, all friends of the groom, and Chris Wray, brother-in-law of the groom. Ring bearer was

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Tristan Koren, friend of the bride. The reception was held at Union Train Station, Petersburg. The mistress of ceremonies was Tamara Milton of Chesterfield, aunt of the bride. Guest book attendant was Bethany Mil-

ton, cousin of the bride. Hostesses were Brittany Milton, cousin of the bride, and Ashley Bishop, friend of the bride. The photographer was Donnie Chin. After a honeymoon in Las Vegas, the couple will reside in Chesterfield. The bride is the granddaughter of the the Wilbert and Jane Easley of Petersburg, the late Aubrey Luck and Mary W. Luck of Colonial Heights. She is a 2007 graduate of Colonial Heights High School, a 2011 graduate of Richard Bland College with an associate’s degree and is employed by Longstreets in Petersburg. The groom is a 2004 graduate of Matoaca High School, a 2007 graduate of Chesterfield Technical Center HVAC Program and is employed by Atlantic Constructors in Richmond.

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MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

Address: 19600 Halloway Address: 295 Dunlop Avenue, Matoaca. For more Far ms Blvd. For more information, call 590-2094. information, call 520-4988 or visit www.colonialchrisMOUNT tianchurch.com.

COLONIAL HEIGHTS BAPTIST

Address: 17201 Jeff Davis Highway. For more information, call 526-0424 or visit www.chbaptist.com.

CH NAZARENE CHURCH

Address: 601 East Ellerslie Avenue. For more information, call 526-6920.

COLONIAL HEIGHTS PRESBYTERIAN

Address: 211 Lynchburg Avenue. For more information, call 526-0929 or visit http://www.colonialheightspres.org.

COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

PLEASANT BAPTIST

Address: 3110 Greenwood Avenue. For more information, call 526-0816.

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Address: 7925 Hickory Road, Chesterfield. For more information, call 804526-5649.

PRAYER VIGIL MINISTRY

The Tri-Cities Prayer Vigil Ministry has a prayer l i n e o p e n fo r p r aye r requests seven days a week including holidays from 7 p.m. to midnight. Local number is 804-425-6370, 804-861-2609 and toll-free long distance 1-800-4433155. Someone is always available to take calls.

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EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Address: The corner of Ellerslie Avenue and Old Address: 101 Highland Town Drive. For more inforAvenue. For more informa- mation, call 526-1790. tion, call 526-3667.

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Address: 3701 Conduit Address: 620 Lafayette Avenue. For more informa- Road. For more information, call 526-3276 or www. tion, call 526-3700 or visit www.wesley.col-hts.org. ibc4family.com.

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Top: Colonial Heights and Hidden Valley listen to instructions before the VHSL 3A state boys tennis playoffs semifinal match at Colonial Heights High School on Monday afternoon. Right: Colonial Heights’ Blake Cox volleys with Hidden Valley’s James Barton in the No. 4 slot during the VHSL 3A state boys tennis playoffs semi-final match at CHHS Monday. Far right: Colonial Heights’ Yaser Qazi faces Hidden Valley’s Grant Brown in the No. 2 slot during the VHSL 3A state boys tennis playoffs semifinal match. The Colonials lost 5-2.

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beauty of exquisite pueblo artwork. I remember seeing the potters firing their vessels in a huge pit which later influenced my own firing techniques. Our life experience in New Mexico was one our family cherishes and it opened the door for me to explore pottery.” Skeen started pottery classes at the Visual Art Center after moving to Richmond. “Because of my experience in New Mexico I chose to fire my pottery using ancient firing techniques such as, raku, pit fire and horse hair,: she said. “My love for nature influenced me to use natural materials such as bones, antlers, pine needles, feathers and horse hair to accent my clay pieces. With each vessel I honor the four elements, earth, water, fire and air, and I feel Earth Mother breathes life into each clay creation.” Skeen is not one to enter juried art shows. “I have a display booth at Side Street Gallery, which is an amazing gallery in Colonial Heights. They

have wonderful art and great gift items for all occasions and the atmosphere when you walk through the door is welcoming and friendly. I’m so happy my journey led me to Side Street,” she said. “In the past, I’ve had a display space at Crossroads Art Center and a display studio at Art Works Art Center in Richmond. I’ve also shown my work in various shows in the area.” Skeen and her husband opened Moontime Dreams Art Gallery and Teaching Studio west of Richmond in 2000. “We represented over 60 artists, it was a wonderful experience. Our gallery was located in horse country and my personal work focused on custom vessels for horse owners. This process became my passion in clay and I was thrilled to be part of the joy horse owners experienced as they fondled their vessels made with their own horse’s hair. I showed my work at local horse shows and shipped horse hair vessels nationally and internationally making it a very exciting career in clay,” Skeen said. “I would like each person to feel the connection to

Earth Mother and embrace the artistic spirit within each piece. For the viewer to understand each vessel started as a mound of clay and the dance between earth, fire and the potter’s creativity, creates a piece to enjoy for generations.” Skeen continues to work in clay and still loves creating horse hair vessels. She has started experimenting with encaustics. Encaustics is painting with hot beeswax. It is an ancient technique and one that again embraces nature. She finds it very peaceful as the hot wax flows from her paint brush and she has the opportunity to create smooth to very textured surfaces. She has experimented using natural fibers and materials like she uses in her pottery. She can see clay and wax becoming a partnership in a future art series. “My added delight is creating with my grandchildren and hopefully they experience Mother Earth’s beauty and enjoy the dance within their creativity and carry on the passion to live a creative life,” she said. Her second passion is spending time with elders. “When I was child I

would visit my grandmother in the nursing home and then scoot to visit the other residents and listen to their stories,” she said. “My childhood passion became my career. For 25 years I have been volunteering with elders in long-term care facilities, day programs, and teaching pottery and craft classes. “Bringing my passions together — art and elders — I created the ‘Elders Creative Spirit Art Show,’ ” she said. “I invited local organizations — Senior Connections, ElderFriends, Osher, Life Long Learning Institute, Riverside Pace and Circle Center — to participate in this annual art show. This is our fourth year. We display the show at Art Works Art Center in Richmond. This year’s date is Friday, Sept. 26. “The artwork is amazing — paintings, pottery, quilting, jewelry etc. It is a wonderful event which honors elders’ creativity,” she said. “There’s nothing more touching than seeing the twinkle in an elder’s eye when they view their artwork. It captures the childlike spirit that lives within each of us,” Skeen said.


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