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The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office along with the Chesterfield in the Special Olympics Virginia Chesterfield Little Feet Meet at James. Little had been seen of Chesterfield as an attacking force, but in their next attack and Taylor took another swing at it, putting it into the net via a defender's legs. penalty when Taylor was pushed in the back as he leapt to meet a cross on the . Midterm Cancellation Chesterfield County has unanimously decided to cancel midterm examinations for all students. Please refer to the message provided to all .
Butler was to gather 40, troops at Yorktown and Gloucester, and support Major General Meade's offensive by attacking Richmond from the south side of the James River.
Lieutenant General Grant's plan called for the Federal forces to meet at Richmond in just ten days there to join in the final destruction of the Army of Northern Virginia, the capture of Richmond, and the end of the war. General Grant set the morning of May 4th, at the start of his offensive.
Bermuda Hundred Landing May In early MayUnion Gen. Benjamin Butler landed his Army of the James in Chesterfield County, between Richmond and Petersburg, and threatened both cities in his drive west from landings between the James and Appomattox Rivers.
The Confederates under Gen. Within weeks, Butler was trapped between the two rivers and remained there until Petersburg was evacuated in April To deceive the Confederates as to the date and location of his attack, on May 1st Major General Butler conducts a feint up the York River and along the peninsula. Henry's brigade is transported to West Point where work is begun to repair the port.
Cole's cavalry brigade marches along the peninsula as flank protection. The Federal Calvary on May 3,is recalled to Williamsburg. The 18th Corps embarked from its camps around Yorktown, followed by the 1oth Corps from its cam in Gloucester. That evening the flotilla steamed into the Chesapeake Bay and anchored Fortress Monroe.
General Kautz's Calvary division departs to destroy railroad bridges over the Nottoway River. General Lee continued to reject General Grant's surrender suggestions until Sheridan's infantry and cavalry moved around the shrinking Army of Northern Virginia and appeared in front of his withdrawing forces on April 8, cutting off the line of further retreat southwest. Canal traffic peaked in the s and slowly gave way to railroads, allowing Richmond to become a major railroad crossroads,  eventually including the site of the world's first triple railroad crossing.
Contributing to Richmond's resurgence was the first successful electrically powered trolley system in the United States, the Richmond Union Passenger Railway.
Designed by electric power pioneer Frank J. Spraguethe trolley system opened its first line inand electric streetcar lines rapidly spread to other cities across the country. Luke Penny Savings Bank, and served as its first president, as well as the first female bank president in the United States.
Several major performing arts venues were constructed during the s, including what are now the Landmark Theatre, Byrd Theatre, and Carpenter Theatre. The city's first radio station, WRVAbegan broadcasting in After several years of court cases in which Chesterfield County fought annexation, more than 47, people who once were Chesterfield County residents found themselves within the city's perimeters on January 1, As a result, the River District businesses grew rapidly, and today the area is home to much of Richmond's entertainment, dining and nightlife activity, bolstered by the creation of a Canal Walk along the city's former industrial canals.
The Piedmont region is characterized by relatively low, rolling hills, and lies between the low, flat Tidewater region and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Scott Garka is President of CultureWorks, a c 3 nonprofit driving a vibrant community through arts and culture.
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He joined CultureWorks in Scott holds a B. He has served churches in VA for 42 years, leading Bible studies and teaching educational classes for various denominations. He holds a B. He is the author of two books and various curriculum materials and articles. Bill Good participated in Civil War reenactments for 10 years as an infantryman and ambulance corp. He has a wealth of knowledge about the Civil War.
He has been a member of LLI since and enjoys history, genealogy and woodcarving. Prior to working at VDH, Christy worked for an advocacy agency where she handled key technical, regulatory, legislative, and business affairs, and spearheaded fundraising efforts. She lives in the Richmond area with her husband, son, and dog.
Christy stays busy chasing her son, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends. She also works part time at OrthoVirginia as a Medical Assistant.
Fitness is Wenndy's passion and she absolutely loves working with any fitness enthusiast of any age. Mark Grubbs has a B. He has worked as an engineer, a pilot, in vocational ministry, a professor abroad, and has worked with computers of many kinds through all of these occupations for at least 20 years.
Mark is originally from and grew up in Richmond, VA. Mark returned to Richmond in September and has enjoyed teaching and tech coaching students at LLI. To his pleasant surprise, he recently had his favorite teacher from high school in a few of his classes.
Mark is also now a Drone Operator. Carol Halbert is a former Chesterfield County Theatre teacher who in her retirement discovered the power of essential oils. As an educator, she is eager to share her knowledge for the uses of these powerful oils.
Greg Hall holds a B. At 75 he still feels that he has a lot to say, and he enjoys saying it! Thomas Hanson is a Professional Structural Engineer registered in 26 states. He was Chairman of the International Committee that published the first English language book on Precast Concrete Connections which was translated into five other languages.
Over the past 60 years, Thomas has been the structural engineer on several hundred buildings, including the Diamond Baseball Stadium in Richmond, which received both national and international awards. Pat Herman having initially learned how to knit from her mother, has been knitting all of her life.
She volunteers her time and talents for a knitting healing ministry with her church. She also enjoys participating in knitting workshops and conferences. Scott Hershey grew up in Philadelphia and studied flute under the principal flute and associate principal flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy. After graduating from William and Mary, he continued to perform with the flute in the Norfolk symphony now the Virginia symphony and was selected as principal flute under Russell Stanger.
Later, he became Institutional Representative for the William S. Haynes flute company in Boston and obtained a license to develop an instructional video on the flute published by the Hal Leonard Corporation.
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LaVae Hoffman teaches basic and advanced paper craft techniques in the Charlottesville area. Hank Holland moved to Chesterfield County from Roanoke at age 7 in Wells Iles is a former Chesterfield County math teacher. Marie Ireland teaches basic and advanced paper craft techniques in the Midlothian area. Danita Jackson was born and raised in the Richmond area and has enjoyed seeing Richmond grow and flourish, especially the restoration of areas like Church Hill and Jackson Ward.
Coming from a close-knit family, Danita understands the importance of relationships and believes strongly in education, protecting the environment and planning for the future. She has 29 years of experience in real estate, including more than 10 years of sales and customer service experience.
Catherine teaches at local needlework chapters and regional, national, and international seminars. Her work can be seen at www. Alice Kane is a retired special education teacher who relocated to Midlothian from Buffalo, New York, to be closer to her four grandchildren. Alice has been a card-maker for over 20 years and is always looking for new techniques to create one-of-a-kind cards.
She also enjoys cooking and experimenting with different recipes and ingredients and sharing what she has learned with others. Alice joined LLI in Mel Kauffman spent 35 years with the CIA dealing with communications, networking, and security. Mel has been using computers since Dorota Kawka E-RYTtook her first yoga class in while pregnant with her first child and instantly fell in love with it. She was certified to teach yoga in and has been teaching ever since.
Dorota especially enjoys working with older adults, teaching a variety of Chair Yoga, Senior Yoga and Gentle Yoga classes at different locations in Richmond area. She is delighted to be able to share her practice with the LLI family. Suzanne Kelly is a retired Chesterfield County school teacher. She holds degrees in Business Education and English and taught for 47 years in various county middle and high schools.
She began her teaching career in Chesterfield in the LLI building in Suzanne has been an LLI member since Her passion is genealogy! Charles Koutnik has a variety of experience in several subject areas. As a Library Director at three Virginia public libraries, he has belonged to several local historical societies and has spoken to diverse organizations ranging from Rotary to the Daughters of the American Revolution.
He served over 20 years in the Army with more than eight years abroad in Asia and Europe. His last assignment was at the Pentagon. His research interests are post America, the Cold War, the history of immigration, modern intellectual history, consumerism, military history, and trans-national history.
John also teaches history at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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He has been a member of the LLI teaching faculty since Life in the Cold War Badlands, ," is now available. He is also an Eagle Scout. June Leslie is a lifelong Christian. She is a mother of two daughters who are both teachers and a grandmother of four. She and her husband have been LLI members since He and his wife have been LLI members since Annebel Lewis is a Socio-Cultural Anthropologist whose primary research is in ritual, belief systems, and mythology.
She appeared in Who's Who in American Women in and has been published in various professional journals. Joanna Lurie has a M. She is also certified in data base designs. She was the chemistry laboratory supervisor for 20 years in a major Long Island hospital. In addition, she worked as the Laboratory Information Systems Coordinator for six years.
She has been on the LLI faculty since Jessica Lyon is the creative media communications specialist at the Virginia Center on Aging.
She graduated from James Madison University in May and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in corporate communication, advertising and web development. Aside from her administrative duties, Jessica develops and maintains the Virginia Center on Aging website and is working on a brand refresh for the center. She joined LLI in and is an active member who volunteers whenever needed. He has been an instructor at LLI since its founding and is also an instructor at other education programs for seniors in Virginia.
She holds a PhD in Nutrition and has taught older, non-traditional students in evening classes for over a decade. Linda loves students with an enthusiasm for learning! Blake McDonald grew up on the campus of Sewanee: The University of the South, where he first developed a love for collegiate space.
As an architectural historian with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Blake coordinates efforts to document and preserve the built environment across the Commonwealth.
Mary Pat McGeary has been a student of music since she was eight years old. As an adult, she has participated in ensembles, community bands and duets with her grandchildren.
Mary Pat joined LLI in and enjoys sharing her love for music with her fellow members. He has worked in internal audit, corporate finance and real estate management and development. Mark received his BS in accounting from the University of Richmond. He is a member of many professional organizations and is also a Certified Financial Planner.
She was promoted to Membership and Volunteer Specialist in November It is her responsibility to process memberships, book tours, manage facility booking, and coordinate volunteers. She looks forward to welcoming LLI students to learn, explore and experience the Civil War history together! Wendy Morgan RYT She began her exploration of yoga after her youngest of three children was born inand she was certified to teach in It is her great pleasure to share her love of yoga so that others may enjoy the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of a regular practice.
Wendy believes that yoga is a wellspring of goodness, encouraging us to practice mindfulness and gratitude in every moment. It is a path that leads to confidence and contentment and allows us all to let our bright inner light shine! When she is not cheering from the sidelines on the soccer field, Wendy enjoys reading and making stained glass windows.
Dorothy Moses has been an LLI member since