New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 19, 2017

Stocking up the pantry

Charles City High School’s PTA sponsored a canned food drive with students as part of a benefit to stock Charles City Social Services Food Pantry. Approximately 318 food items were solicited by high school students, teachers, and parents to donate. Pictured are (l to r) Pam Ghee, LaToya Davis, LaTonya Williams, Charles City Social Services Director Byron Adkins, Joy Harris, and Charles City High School Principal Marcus Petty.

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