West End BookKeeping Express is opening a new location!
Come out and join us at their Grand Opening on November 8, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. It will be a great time as they open their doors to the new location, located on 4870 Sadler Road, Suite 300, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060.
To RSVP to this event please call Rick Henson at 804.205.5004 or email him at email@example.com.
2013 is an exciting year for Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) as they are celebrating their 60th Anniversary. Since 1953, KVB has been diligently working to bring people together to make a positive and lasting impact through litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling, beautification, and education. On behalf of KVB and RMA, we would like to invite you to participate in the 60th Anniversary KVB Gala.
This one-time “Celebration of Virginia” event will be held Saturday, October 5th from 7-11 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. We are expecting a large crowd of current and past state officials, corporate leaders, and influential members from our communities. Some highlights of the year include securing the 10 living First Ladies of VA to serve on a Honorary Board for the Gala as well as a resolution from the General Assembly commending us for our 60 years of helping making a positive and lasting impact in Virginia.
Please consider buying tickets, becoming a Patron sponsor or making a donation to support KVB. Go to www.kvb60.org/gala for tickets and more information.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch will host a job fair on Tuesday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the company’s Hanover Production Center.
The Times-Dispatch Job Fair is in partnership with Monster, the parent company of Monster.com, the premier global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.
The event will include a variety of available positions. Companies attending will include Handcraft Services, VDOT, Centura College, Bryant and Stratton, GSC Property Management and Stratford University. There is still space available for employers wishing to exhibit. Deadline to reserve a space is September 9.
The Hanover Production Center is located at 8460 Times Dispatch Blvd., Mechanicsville, VA 23116. Admission for job seekers and parking are free. For more information and to register, click here.
The Virginia Public Safety Foundation Golf Tournament will be Saturday, September 13, 2013. The tournament will take place at the Club at Viniterra in New Kent. The event will raise money to support VPSF’s Line of Duty Death, Education Scholarship, and Line of Duty Injury Funds.
To download a 2013 registration form, click here.
To download a 2013 VPSF Golf Tournament flyer to post in your office/station/precinct, click here.
The VCU Broad Street Mile is the newest race to come to Richmond. The event combines a series of 1-mile fun runs with a community festival on the city’s major thoroughfare, Broad Street. The inaugural event will celebrate the VCU 175th Anniversary and take place on Broad Street between Belvidere Street and Hermitage Road. In addition to providing a fun, festive event, the VCU Broad Street Mile provides a turnkey fundraising opportunity for local community organizations. The races will run from 10 am to 3 pm.
Broad Street will be transformed into two areas, a mile side, and festival side. The mile side will feature fun themed mile races throughout the event, while the festival side will feature exhibits from VCU academic programs, VCU student organizations, corporate sponsors, and community organizations. The festival will also include music, art, food, and fitness demonstrations.
Come out to run a mile in support of your favorite charity, and then walk a mile through the festival. If you are interested in sponsorship, volunteering/fundraising opportunities, or registering for the event visit www.vcubroadstreetmile.com.
Capital Ale House will be hosting their 10th Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 21, 2013. This year they will be highlighting some of Virginia’s best beers paired with German food items. Come for the food, beer and most importantly the atmosphere. Each Capital Ale House location will have surrounding streets closed off as crowds listen to live musical performances, German dance groups and family-friendly Kinderplatz: a kids space with giant inflatables, face-painting, balloon animals and many other family features. Choose from over 100 craft and imported brews, including Legend Brewing, Starr Hill Brewing, Devil’s Backbone Brewing, Hardywood Brewing, Center of the Universe Brewing, Blue Mountain Brewing, St. George Brewing, Strangeways Brewing and Bold Rock Cidery.
In observance of the 16-day Oktoberfest held each fall in Munich, Germany, Capital Ale House will celebrate (in-house at all 5 locations) for the entire 16 days with German food specials, dozens of German-style beers and exciting events.
VIP Tables of 10 are available for purchase, click here for more information.
Sampling Shockoe 2013 brought to you by Richmond.com will be Monday, August 19- Sunday, August 25. Some of Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom’s best restaurants have put together prix fixe menus during the week-long event.Three-course menus are being offered for $25. Come out to enjoy long-time favorites or places you’ve been wanting to try. RMA member Casa del Barco is one of the many restaurants participating, click here for a full list of participants.
The 30th Annual Watermelon Festival will be on Sunday, August 11, 2013. The Carytown Watermelon Festival presented by Martin’s has become the largest one day festival in the state of Virginia. Come out and enjoy 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, the Toyota Kid Zone and all of the great Carytown style! The festival will run from 10 am to 6 pm. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, click here.
Click here for a map of the festival.
Richmond Strikers will host the Jefferson Open 3v3 on July 27-28. They are teaming up with Disney 3v3 World Championship for an exciting, fast-paced 3 versus 3 event at the West Creek Complex. The games are high scoring and are played with small 4×6 feet goals and no goalies.
The tournament is open to anyone: kids, adults, travel teams, rec teams, 3 or 4 friends or neighbors and even businesses! A maximum of 6 players are permitted on each team. A new, positive change for this year’s event is the direct affiliation to the Disney This year’s event will host teams from U7-U16 in Recreational divisions and U8-U18 in competitive (travel) divisions. There will be Adult Divisions, featuring divisions in Men’s Open, Men’s Over 35, Coed and Women’s Open. Recreation and Competitive will be played in separate divisions. Teams are guaranteed 4 games but many teams last year played 5 games.
Disney 3v3 World Championships are hosted in Orlando, Florida. In the past, top teams from the Jefferson Open would have to compete in a Kick-It 3v3 Regional event to qualify for the World Championships. Due to the relationship with Disney, new for 2013, the top 4 teams in each division advance directly to the Disney World Championships in January, 2014.
Entry deadline is July 15th. For more information and to register, click here.
South River Compounding Pharmacy will have its official Grand Opening this Saturday, June 22nd from 11 am to 4 pm. They are now located at the Shoppes of Bellgrade, 11420 W. Huguenot Road in Chesterfield County. They have doubled the size of their old location giving them better capabilities to serve their customers. There will be gift bags for the first 300 customers in the door! Nutzy from the Flying Squirrels will be there from noon to 1 pm. Rostov’s will be offering delicious coffee and Good Foods Grocery will provide healthy refreshments! 10% of all proceeds from South River’s Grand Opening will go toward Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN).
The new Southside store is open M-F, 9 am – 7 pm and on Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. The phone number is 804-897-6447.