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December 2018

Caregiver Cafe’

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

THE CAFE’ OCCURS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. After seeing the need for caregiver support in the area, Crater Community Hospice will begin to host a monthly Caregiver Café. The café is open to all caregivers and will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. with the first on November 14th. It will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Petersburg Public Library at 201 W. Washington St. “The caregiver café will be…

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January 2019

free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

January 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by sexual assault. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.…

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free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

January 30, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call Jane at (804) 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English…

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Free

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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Free

Free support group for children 4-12 who have been impacted by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed domestic violence or been impacted by abuse or neglect. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services…

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April 2019

$8 – $13

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Friday, April 12 – Monday, October 14, 2019 Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and life-cycles

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Free

Responding to Sexual Assault

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This April Lunch and Learn event will feature Maria Altonen of Project Empower. She will discuss what happens when a survivor seeks treatment for sexual assault at VCU Health Systems. Come join us as we explore Project Empower and ways the community can support victims of sexual and domestic violence.

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Free

WEINSTEIN AUTHOR SERIES: THOMAS P. KAPSIDELIS After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the launch of award-winning journalist Thomas Kapsidelis’s new book, “After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings,” and a panel discussion on the topic, part of the 2019 Carole Weinstein Author Series. The book examines the decade after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre through the experiences of survivors and community members who advocated for reforms in gun safety, campus security, trauma recovery, and mental health. Reaching beyond policy implications, After Virginia Tech…

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Free

Spring Senior Law Day Session

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Legal documents to include Wills, Powers of Attorney & Advanced Directives are prepared FREE for Chesterfield’s eligible seniors and individuals with disabilities. This program is for individuals who have never had their legal documents prepared. Eligibility requirement is less than $37,425 for a household of one. Pre-registration is required and documents are prepared by appointment only, so please contact Aging & Disability Services Office. The location of the event will be provided when appointments are scheduled.

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Free

The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Virginia Humanities Research Fellow Greg Smithers, a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, for a talk on his research for a project entitled “The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America.” The book is a biography of aquatic places that Cherokee people and their indigenous neighbors believed were filled with spirits and ghosts, human and animal life, and forces that brought (and bring) the land to life. Ranging from pre-contact indigenous history through the…

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Free

The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Virginia Humanities Research Fellow Greg Smithers, a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, for a talk on his research for a project entitled “The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America.” The book is a biography of aquatic places that Cherokee people and their indigenous neighbors believed were filled with spirits and ghosts, human and animal life, and forces that brought (and bring) the land to life. Ranging from pre-contact indigenous history through the…

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Free

Volunteer & Ally Open House

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CirclesRVA is a relationship-based model that empowers families to permanently move out of poverty by engaging community strengths, goodwill and resources. Families who are surviving, not yet thriving, participate in weekly meetings that begin as an initial set of life skills classes an transition into individual goal setting. Participants, referred to as Leaders, are paired with specific Allies who walk with them to help them achieve self-sufficiency. Visit us during our April Open House to learn more about volunteering with…

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May 2019

$60

Board Treasurers Roundtable, 3-Part Series

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series May 2- Being a Mission Driven Treasurer May 9- Translating Financial Documents May 23- Managing Risks, Controls and Rules The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you Board Leaders Roundtable: Treasurers Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions. Facilitated by…

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$15

ENLP Alumni-Dare to Lead

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

*NOTE: This is event is open to ENLP Alumni only. Brene Brown burst onto the scene in 2010 with what became one of the top 5 most viewed TED talks in the world. Her latest book, a #1 NY Times bestseller, is based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters. Brene describes Dare to Lead as the “ultimate playbook for developing brave leaders and courageous cultures. Daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that…

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Free

Spiritual Abuse Lunch and Learn

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Robin’s Hope at Ascend Church to explore the topic of spiritual abuse. Pastor Nick Jenkins will explore ways in which the church can traumatize people and ways scripture can be used as a form of power and control. Discussion will end with an exploration of how the church can be a vehicle of healing as well.

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$75

Ethical Thinking & Decision Making, 3-Part Series

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series. May 7, May 14, May 21 Are you looking for a more meaningful way to understand ethical issues? Would an ethical decision-making process help you navigate tough leadership decisions? Do you want to learn how to “see” the nuances of ethical issues through 7 Different Lenses? Increasing complexity is driving the need for better leadership thinking. It’s not just knowledge we need – it’s also insight, putting things into perspective in a meaningful way.…

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Free

The Saving Grace of Spring Rolls: A Story of Food, Place, and Family

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Virginia Humanities Research Fellow Kim O’Connell, an independent scholar from Arlington, for a talk on her research using her own story of mixed-race heritage—half-Caucasian, half-Vietnamese—to explore Vietnamese immigrants and refugees who came to Virginia in the wake of the Vietnam War. Her work is for a forthcoming book that shares a title with this talk. Connecting food and culture, spring rolls are used as a symbol throughout O’Connell’s work to represent determination, heritage, and healing. She has already found…

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Free

Nothing is Stronger than the Heart of a Volunteer

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A celebration of Art for the Journey’s volunteers and the time and talent they have given to our mission and programs.

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$25

INTERMEDIATE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP How to Trace Your Virginia Roots

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Library of Virginia reference archivists Dawn Tinnell and Bill Bynum introduce you to the types of records in the Library’s collections and help you get started with your Virginia-based genealogical research. Plan to arrive early to sign up for a Library of Virginia card at the circulation desk before the workshop begins. For more information, contact ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3001.

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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Free

Disrupt Ageism

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Chesterfield Council on Aging for a special video training that raises awareness of ageism and shifts the paradigm of aging to include growth and opportunity. This set of tools can be used in any setting and for a multitude of different audiences-including aging services team members, consumers or members of the greater community. The training will be facilitated by Dr. Tracey Gendron, Interim Chair and Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Gerontology.

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$50

Nonprofit Boards 101- Board Basics

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in Nonprofit Board Service? New to a nonprofit board? Experienced board member but want to know more? Nonprofit Boards 101 – Board Basics will help you understand what it takes to be an effective board member and the fundamentals of how effective nonprofit boards work. You will also have the opportunity to learn from and network with other board members across the region. This course provides an excellent introduction to: • the nonprofit sector • the life cycles of…

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June 2019

$75

Housing Virginia’s Most Vulnerable Conference

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 13 @ 12:00 pm

Housing Virginia’s Most Vulnerable Conference is the Commonwealth’s premier professional development opportunity to explore emerging standards and best practices focused on interventions and services for the most vulnerable homeless populations. Our statewide participants, partners, and sponsors represent organizations that are at the forefront of supportive housing service delivery and program implementation, and we look forward to offering session topics to help operationalize housing as a social determinant of health. Join us June 12-13, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia to network with…

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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$50

Business Protocol for Nonprofit Professionals

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Business etiquette sets you at the forefront. Incorporating the use of appropriate professional behavior in daily business interaction is crucial. Participants enhance their ability to learn and apply appropriate behavior. Through interactive exercises and relevant applied experiences, participants connect social skills, precedence, dining skills, and global awareness to inclusion, critical thinking, and cultural respect as well as building and maintaining collaborative relationships. The seminar prepares participants to interact confidently and successfully with anyone, anywhere in the world. Integrated Topics: Handshaking;…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Museum Trip with Facilitated Dialogue”

June 26

To deepen the learning and networking that takes place through the Workplace Inclusion Network, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities will convene a special bus trip to an out-of-town museum in the coming year. VCIC staff will facilitate a conversation among WIN members on the bus to and from the museum, and participants will have the opportunity to learn together in a different setting.

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ENLP Alumni-10 Year Social

June 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

*NOTE: This is event is open to ENLP Alumni only. 10 years of ENLP, an alumni celebration! Come together with your fellow alumni for a reception in celebration of leadership and the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program. As you reconnect with your cohort, meet fellow alum, and get a tour of the new Community Foundation space, we will also share highlights and outcomes of the 10-year Alumni survey in a short program.

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July 2019

$50

Working with Elected Officials

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A 501(c)(3) organization may not support or oppose candidates running for public office. That’s pretty clear cut. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t effective and positive ways to work with elected officials. Come learn the best ways to work with your elected officials to make your nonprofit’s work as impactful as possible.

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Executive Transitions (Succession Planning and Hiring) Deep Dive

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. Planning for the succession of your CEO…

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$35

Reflective Journaling for Leadership and Life, 3-Part Series

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series open to ENLP Alumni only. July 11, August 8, September 12 *This learning event takes place at the Chrysalis Institute. Come for this facilitated journaling experience designed with ENLP alumni in mind. Each time we’ll explore a different theme as we connect through writing with our inner wisdom, focusing on the interplay of our personal and professional selves. You’ll experience a variety of writing prompts, meditations, quotes, and music, while also learning techniques for…

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