Here’s what happened this week to make you smile

Here’s what happened this week to make you smile
Raindrops on roses. (Source: Susan B Gattis)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - We hope you’ve been staying cool by the pool so far this summer because it doesn’t look that will be changing for the time being!

Gifts of Warmth

Cancer patients at a Virginia hospital were given messages of hope and gifts of warmth while undergoing treatment. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Subaru teamed up to help patients stay positive by handing out 80 blankets.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is bringing messages of hope to patients at LewisGale Montgomery.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is bringing messages of hope to patients at LewisGale Montgomery. (Source: WDBJ)

Artsy Homes

Get your paintbrushes and luggage packed - a new affordable housing development for artists will soon be a reality in Petersburg! The $57 million project will feature 226 affordable apartments for low-income artists, with some containing extra space for a studio.

A new affordable housing development for artists will soon be a reality in Petersburg.
A new affordable housing development for artists will soon be a reality in Petersburg. (Source: NBC12)

Looking for “Furever” Homes

There are 73 new animals at Richmond Animal League looking for new homes after arriving to the facility this past week. Save a life and get a new best friend!

The Richmond Animal League announced the arrival of 53 dogs and cats to their facility this week.
The Richmond Animal League announced the arrival of 53 dogs and cats to their facility this week. (Source: Richmond Animal League)

Name the K9!

Hopewell Police are asking for YOUR help in naming their newest addition to the force. There are 5 names you can cast your vote for: Vader, Knox, Bolt, Bane and Sirius. Make sure you vote soon because voting ends tomorrow!

Votes are coming in - Please continue to share and spread the word. Voting open until Monday, July 15th!! VOTE FOR THE...

Posted by Hopewell Police Department on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Honor the Memory

Veil Brewing Company will be making a special beer to honor the swimmer who died during a triathlon in Chesterfield. Proceeds will help benefit Quy P. Pham’s family.

Quy P. Pham died during a triathlon on Sunday.
Quy P. Pham died during a triathlon on Sunday. (Source: Submitted photo)

Sweet Treat

Starbucks launched a tropical Tie-Dye Frappuccino! Make sure you don’t wait too long because the drink is only available for a limited time!

The drink is only available for a limited time at participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada.
The drink is only available for a limited time at participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada. (Source: FTP Edelman)

Hot and Humid

We’ve got a very summer-like week ahead!

Forecast: Hot Sunday, low storm chances

Photo of the Weekend

These are gorgeous! Thanks, Susan B Gattis for sharing!

Raindrops on roses.
Raindrops on roses. (Source: Susan B Gattis)

Final Thought

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

Have a great week!

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