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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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September 2019

$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 23 @ 9:45 am - November 11 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Three 8-week terms a year in the fall, winter, and spring, feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Our instructors include both active and retired professors from area universities, as well as local professionals and celebrities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate…

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Free

Movie and Discussion: “A Caregiver’s Perspective”

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

September 24, Midlothian, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Movie and Discussion: “A Caregiver’s Perspective”, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Spring Arbor Cottage of Salisbury, 14020 Steeplestone Drive, Midlothian, VA. From diagnosis to saying the long goodbye, caregivers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia.

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Free

Fall Board Connector 2019

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Board Connector is where community leaders interested in board service connect with mission-driven organizations in a casual, open-house setting. Richmond area nonprofits will be on site ready to share their vision and engage with board prospects, This event is open to the community and registration is free.

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$50

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World with tools nonprofit leaders and teams can engage in. This session provides participants with a reminder of our reactive tendencies when we experience threat, and the framework and methodologies of four VUCA Tools (Values, Us, Curiosity, and Aspirations) to enable you to thrive instead of just survive in the midst of challenging times. These tools can enable you to think strategically and respond thoughtfully, instead of just reacting. You’ll take away a sense of…

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Free

Lunch and Life

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - October 16 @ 1:30 pm

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, St. Mary Catholic Church, in partnership with The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, presents Lunch and Life. A FREE Four-Week Lecture Series, open to the public, at the beginning of each Open University session. No Shepherd’s Center membership or Open University tuition required. Bring a sandwich. The church provides snacks, desserts and beverages. Wednesdays 12:00 Lunch & 12:30 Lecture

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Free

Healthy Habits for Your Brain and Body

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 25, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 7-8 p.m., The Crossings at Bon Air, 9100Bon Air Crossings Drive, Richmond, VA. This program is designed for individuals of any age who are looking for information on ways to age as well as possible

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 26 @ 9:45 am - November 14 @ 2:25 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Richmond Autism Speaks Walk

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives’. The commitment of individuals like you plays a critical role in raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no…

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October 2019

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VSAE Fall Conference and Tradeshow

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - October 3 @ 3:30 pm

The Virginia Society of Association Executives’ (VSAE) 23rd Fall Conference will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and the Hilton Richmond Downtown. This is Virginia’s premier conference and tradeshow for association executives, professional meeting planners, and other non-profit leaders. The tradeshow includes over 90 exhibitors from across the Commonwealth and beyond, ranging from hotels, resorts, and local CVBs to accounting firms, event technology providers, and organizational consultants, all focused on helping attendees deliver more value to their organization…

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Free

SignUpNow Medicaid/ FAMIS workshop

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

SignUpNow teaches the “ins and outs” of the eligibility requirements, application procedures, and post-enrollment information for Virginia’s Medicaid and FAMIS programs: New Adult Coverage; Programs for children and pregnant women; Plan First (family planning); Low Income Families and Children (LIFC) program; and Medicaid for Former Foster Care Youth. The workshops is free and lunch is provided. Registration is required. This workshop is sponsored by the VA Department of Medical Assistance Services.

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Free

Aid & Attendance Benefit

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you a Veteran or caring for a Veteran? Join Circle Center and The Jorgensen Group to learn more about the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit and how it can help pay for care! These events are FREE and Open to the Public

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Mr. Bearss “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October’s Round Table guest speaker is the nationally recognized award-winning author and historian Ed Bearss. Mr. Bearss will be speaking on the “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”. Mr. Bearss is a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras. He is also a popular tour guide of historic battlefields for The Smithsonian Associates. Bearss served as Chief Historian…

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Free

Aid & Attendance Benefit

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you a Veteran or caring for a Veteran? Join Circle Center and The Jorgensen Group to learn more about the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit and how it can help pay for care! These events are FREE and Open to the Public

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Free

Spiritual Abuse – Community Lunch and Discussion

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at Ascend Church as pastor Nick Jenkins shares on the topic of Spiritual Abuse. This is designed to be a highly interactive community event. We will explore issues including being “church hurt”, having scripture used as a weapon in domestic violence, historical abuses of church power, and even sexual abuse by church staff.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Age & Generations in the Workplace”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Research shows that there are five different generations present in the workforce. What does that mean when we think about how employees communicate or our understanding of work ethic? This session will examine ways for organizations to include age as a part of their inclusion strategy and ways to maximize efforts and potential across varying generations. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

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

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of our gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium

October 18 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for the 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park in 2019 and hear from some of the nation’s greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about “Small Battles, Big Results”. The Symposium begins on Friday night with a reception at the Park where attendees and speakers can meet and enjoy refreshments. Saturday is filled with lectures and opportunities to purchase published works by the speakers for autographs and participation in a silent auction. Sunday will feature…

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$25

Run To The River

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

An 8K X-Country Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Run to support the Neighborhood Resource Center. Calling all Runners, Walkers, Volunteers and enthusiastic Cheerleaders to come out and participate in NRC’s largest fundraiser of the year. Halloween festival post-race party with race awards, and also including awesome home-cooked food, face painting, pumpkin painting, costume parade, and so much more. Zombie Zone along the race course— fun will be had by all!!!

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November 2019

$100

21st Century Nonprofit Marketing & Social Media

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$100

Nonprofit Boards 101-Board Basics

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201-Making the Ask Deep Dive

November 7 @ 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. In our eighth and final session for…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Hampton Newsome “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Hampton Newsome as he talks about “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”. Newsome is an attorney who lives in Arlington, Virginia. Newsome has written two books titled; The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War in North Carolina, January-May 1864 and Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Pettersburg Campaign, October 1864. the He is also an editor of Civil War Talks: Further Reminiscences of George S. Bernard and His Fellow Veterans. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT)…

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Celebrating Inclusive & Equitable Entrepreneurship

November 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

The 2019 event will be a breakfast gathering on Tuesday, November 12 from 7:30 to 9:15 am at Virginia Union University’s Living and Learning Center in Richmond. The event’s purpose will be to shine a light on the challenges faced by minority entrepreneurs and the actions our community can take to address those challenges. The event will: highlight our existing work to support minority entrepreneurship in Richmond in collaboration with our partners; provide a platform for local entrepreneurs to talk…

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