This year, the Valentine’s Richmond History Makers program and the Capital Region Collaborative’s (CRC) Annual Community Update are taking place under the same roof, providing Richmonders with the unique opportunity to honor their hometown heroes while learning more about the progress we have made as a region.

The Valentine is proud to celebrate their 2018 honorees at Virginia Union University’s Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center on March 13, 2018, 4-6:30 pm.

The 2018 Richmond History Makers Honorees:

Ashby and Terri Anderson
Creating Quality Educational Opportunities. Aligns with CRC Regional Priority Education

Kim Mahan, MAXX Potential
Demonstrating Innovative Solutions. Aligns with CRC Regional Priorities Workforce Preparation, Job Creation, Transportation

Pam Mines, JP JumPers Foundation
Encouraging Regional Collaboration. Aligns with any of the eight CRC Regional Priorities

Diversity Richmond
Championing Social Justice. Aligns with CRC Regional Priority Social Stability

Duron Chavis, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Promoting Stronger Communities. Aligns with CRC Regional Priority Healthy Communities

NEW CATEGORY FOR 2018 – Advancing Our Quality of Life. Aligns with CRC Priorities Quality Place, James River, Transportation