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Our Mission Statement:
"The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield
enriches the lives of adults 60 and over
by opportunities for Interfaith
community service, lifelong learning,
and assistance in maintaining an
independent lifestyle
."

2018 Car & Bike Show Rescheduled

 Motorcycle

Due to the inclement weather predicted for the weekend, the 1st Annual Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield Bike & Car Show Fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 300 p.m. on the grounds of Tractor Supply Co. (6801 Lake Harbour Road, Midlothian), has been rescheduled to

Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 -3:00 pm.

Please call our office at 804-706-9198 with any questions.

Thank you so much!
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 The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield will host their first Annual Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield's Car & Bike Show Fundraiser on Saturday, September 29 th at the Tractor Supply Company located at 6801 Lake Harbour Road in Midlothian. Hours of for the show will be 9 am – 3 pm. Admission is free to the public, but there is $20 registration fee to enter your vehicle. Vehicle registration starts at 8:30 am. and pre-registration can be completed by visiting our Tickets & Tuition page or calling 804-706-9198.

The Car & Bike Show is open to all Cars, Trucks, Imports, Motorcycles & Street Rods. This is a Judged show, awards given to the Top 25, Plus Trophies awarded for Best of: GM, Mopar, Ford, Import, Truck, Motorcycle & Street Rod. Specialty Trophies for: Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Engine and by People's Choice Best-Of-Show.

Come enjoy the food, DJ Music, 50/50 Raffle, and fabulous Door Prizes.

Come out and show off your pride and joy all while supporting the mission of The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield.

For further information, call 804-706-9198 or get directions.

Volunteer Opportunity, The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield


  Volunteer Needed

The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield's office has a need for volunteers to assist in performing outreach tasks in the community. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Assisting with administrative work in planning events, presentations, office work.
     
  • Attending outreach events and assisting with tabling and other outreach related duties.
     
  • Advocating for older citizens and upcoming events.
     
  • Helping develop more ways we can reach out into the community.

Hours are flexible and determined by the projects or activities involving volunteers. For more information, contact 804-706-9198 or shepcenter@gmail.com.

We NEED Volunteer Drivers and Office Staff

The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield has an urgent need for volunteer drivers to transport seniors to medical appointments and the grocery store, and for phone receptionists to receive calls and schedule rides. Receptionists would work from the Shepherd's Center office at 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Areas in need of drivers include Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Chester, Hopewell and Prince George.

Can you help by offering a few hours to either provide or arrange a ride?

Without new volunteer drivers, our clients will be placed on a waiting list for their critical medical and grocery shopping transportation needs. You can make a difference in the community by volunteering only a couple of hours a month!

The Shepherds Center of Chesterfield, a non-profit inter-faith organization, offers free, accompanied transportation, in-home handyman services, and low-cost classes to adults over 60.

Become a part of this close-knit volunteer community;  you may need their help someday, too! Call The Shepherds Center of Chesterfield at (804) 706-6689 or submit a Volunteer Interest Form now.

2018 Fall Ice Cream Social

 Free Ice Cream SHEPHERD’S CENTER OF CHESTERFIELD
Cordially invites you to their
ANNUAL FREE ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Wednesday, Sept. 19th
2-4 pm
Chester Baptist Church
directions.

To Kick Off Our Fall 2018
ADVENTURES IN LEARNING PROGRAM

Meet our wonderful instructors and learn more about the exciting classes being offered this Fall!!
Win Door Prizes
Enjoy free ice cream with all the toppings.
Have fun and fellowship with old friends, and make new ones.
Call 706-6689 for more information.
Please spread the word about this event in the community by discussing it with your friends and groups.

Health Benefits of Pets

    Richmond Spca

Did you know physical contact with pets lowers stress and blood pressure levels and combats depression, and that increased activity from playing with pets can reduce bone loss, lower cholesterol and improve blood circulation?

We do! And we delivering all of these benefits and more to seniors (age 60 and up) who adopt a senior pet (age 5 and up) through our special Seniors for Seniors adoption program! Read more about the health benefits associated with pet companionship.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Personalized assistance from Richmond SPCA adoption staff in finding a senior cat or dog who fits the adopter's home and lifestyle
  • For cats a free starter kit (which includes a litter box, food and water bowl, a litter scoop, a toy, and litter liner bags) and a cardboard scratcher
  • For dogs : a free leash and collar, food and water bowl and a toy
  • Reduced adoption fee of $50

Senior adopters are encouraged to visit or contact our adoption center at 804-521-1307. Our experienced and knowledgeable adoption counselors will be happy to assist you in finding the perfect cat or dog for your lifestyle and can answer any questions you may have related to this program. Thank you for opening your heart and home to a senior pet in need of your love and attention!

Go to the Richmond SPCA website for more information.

New MedReturn Drug Collection Unit installed in Police headquarters lobby

  Medreturn Unit

A MedReturn Drug Collection Unit has been installed in the lobby of Chesterfield County Police headquarters at 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

The unit was donated to the police department by Substance Abuse Free Environment, Inc., (SAFE), the substance abuse prevention coalition serving Chesterfield County. The collection unit will give residents a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Needles, syringes and other "sharps" will not be accepted.

The lobby of police headquarters is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

Our Upcoming Events

26Sep
Sep 26, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fall Session of AIL Begins
29Sep
20Oct
Oct 20, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fall 2018 Afternoon Tea Party
24Dec
Dec 24, 2018 - Jan 01, 2019
Christmas Holiday

Today's Date Is

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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