Swimming Resources Abound for Richmond Area Residents

By Erika Winston

Summertime is finally here and Richmond area kids are flocking to local pools, with hopes of staying cool and having some water fun. Unfortunately, many of these children can do little more than splash around, as they are unable to swim. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 20% of all drowning [...]

Community Day: Fashion School and Blood Drive



The Dream Makers Academy and Reach For The Dream partnered with Virginia Blood Services and held a blood drive and community day.
The fashion show, which featured Home Made Runway Models, was an audience favorite.
The event, held at Virginia Center Commons Mall on Saturday July 19, was hosted by Troy Michel of CW Richmond.


Drowning Rates are Higher Within the African American Community

Part 1 of 2 part series

By Erika Winston
With the summer heat in full swing, the swimming pool is a favorite destination for cooling off and having fun. From inflatable backyard pools and community water parks to lakes and beaches, children all over Virginia spend their days splashing in the water. Unfortunately, this staple of [...]



In partnership with more than 75 farmers, an array of farm fresh produce grown within your local community can now be found at all GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. Among the popular local produce items that are currently in season and available at GIANT/MARTIN’S include corn, tomatoes, green beans, mushrooms, squash, blueberries, cucumbers [...]

The flowers in Maymont make a relaxing and romantic setting.

Sunday Afternoon in The Park

Feeding the birds at Shields Lake.


The flowers in Maymont make a relaxing and romantic setting.


Paddle boats on Fountain Lake. Some get up close to get wet.


Paddle boats on Fountain Lake. Some create the selfies for friends and family

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