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Become a mentor, a little time from you will change a child’s life forever.  Check out mentors in the Greater Richmond, Tri-cities and across the nation who are changing kids’ lives for the better. www.campdiva.org, www.thealbchildsafetyfoundation.com www.manterfly.org www.bigbrobigsis.com www.nationalmentoringmonth.org www.youngmindsinc.community.officelive.com www.brothertobrothermotivation.com

It’s  baaaack for year 21, the Martin Luther King Jr. Drill Meet is January 15 at the Arthur Ashe Center.  The all day event starting at 7am will feature approximately 1,500 Junior ROTC cadets from high schools located from New York to South Carolina. Some events to include precision marching routines and other drills as […]

Merry Christmas to you! The City of Richmond is hosting several events throughout the month of December.  Enjoy and love on your family.  For a complete list of calendar events go to www.richmond.com/events

 For complete information on military mailing, go to www.usps.com/supportingourtroops.  Also, for more information on holiday mailing and packaging guidelines, holiday mail shipping savings and more -go to www.usps.com. Happy Holiday!  Miss Community Cloovia

Governor Bob McDonnell will give state workers a four-day Christmas weekend.  In a message, the governor said the extra day off is just a, quote, “small token of my thanks for your continued hard work and dedication.”   For Virginia business and more log on to www.virginia.gov Merry Christmas!  Miss Community Clooovia

I love you is soooo powerful and can change lives for the better.  I love you means patience, kindness and not boasting of others faults. It’s definitely not conditional ….never ever.  Are you thankful to have love or give love? Are thankful for your shelter? Are you thankful to have running fresh water in your […]

World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1st, to raise awareness and bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic. It also focuses on the importance of HIV testing within our own community. HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV rates in Richmond are consistently higher than the State […]

Let’s prepare food and be safe this holiday season.  The number one cause in home fires is unattended cooking.  Please stay focused while  preparing food on the stove or oven.  The Richmond Fire Department has developed helpful tips to prevent home fires while cooking at www.richmondgov.com/fire/documents/RFD_kitchen_safety.pdf Happy Holidays!  Miss Community Cloovia and Lil Miss Kenya Sarai

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, city offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th. The Solid Waste Management Division will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.   For a complete  list of refuse schedules and services log on to www.richmondgov.com/PublicWorks/services.aspx Happy Thanksgiving and be safe!  Miss Community Cloovia and lil Miss Kenya […]

Rodney White was one of my favorite classmates who kept me laughing.  He was really smart but just didnt apply himself.  Why did he joke so much? I guess now that he didnt want us to see him really crying inside from not having a real family and being moved from foster care  to foster […]

Governor Bob McDonnell stands up for Christmans.  The governor’s office confirmed Thursday that the Executive Mansion will display a nativity scene given by the Catholic League this year. The Catholic League sent the nativities to all state governors in an attempt to offset a high-profile seasonal campaign by the group American Atheists.  The group is […]

The Rolling for Freedom Project, the NAACP, the ACLU and other work groups received the report during a recent meeting with the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Director of Restoration of Rights.  I will keep you updated on the numbers when they are available.  If you were convicted of a felony and would like […]