Charis Harrell, 16, a junior at Midlothian High School, left, and James Rioux 16, a junior at Clover Hill High School in Midlothian listen to a speaker Saturday, March 18, during the inaugural Teen Summit RVA at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.
The Main Street Station and other Railroad Station Stamps are on sale at usps.com for $12.60 per sheet of 20 stamps. Constructed in 1901, Main Street Station is one of five American train stations on the National Register of Historic Places featured in the post office’s new railroad station stamp collection. Tamaqua Station in Pennsylvania, Point of Rocks Station in Maryland, Santa Fe Station in San Bernardino, Calif., and Union Terminal in Cincinnati are the other stations included.
Spring has sprung
Cicilia Seleian Koisenke, fifth from left, lives in Intashat sub location in Kenya, a community of about 5,000 people that has suffered from severe drought conditions throughout the Horn of Africa. During her March 17-24 visit to Richmond, where she is being hosted by Suzanne Hall, sixth from left, Mrs. Koisenke is raising awareness about her community and also is selling traditional beaded jewelry that she and the Maasai Mara women of her region make to raise money for villagers’ basic necessities such as food, shelter, sanitary items and more.