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January 2019

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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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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 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 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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January 2020

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Lunch and Life

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - February 5 @ 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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$45 – $75

Winter Session, Open University

January 16 @ 9:45 am - March 5 @ 2:30 pm

Weekly classes each Thursday from 1/16/2020 through 3/5/2020 at First Presbyterian Church, For older adults.

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Support Group for Female Survivors of Childhood or Adulthood Sexual Violence

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - April 13 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for female survivors of childhood or adulthood sexual violence starting on Monday, January 27th, which will be facilitated by Trenice Morton, MSW. This group will focus on creating a safe space for survivors to receive support, understand the effects of trauma, and learn how to heal and recover. This group is for females 18+ of all backgrounds who are survivors of sexual violence. If you have any questions or want to schedule an intake prior…

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Biblical Problem Solving

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 16 @ 9:00 pm

How deep are you willing to go? This course is an intense “self-examination” experience in which one examines such issues as the source of problems, self esteem, trials, love, anger, fear and change. Students grow in faith – 2 Peter 1:3, apply God’s word to every day life situations – 2 Tim 3:16-17, and have tools for helping others.

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Alzheimer’s Association – Know the Ten Warning Signs

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 3-4 p.m., Twin Hickory Henrico Public Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059. This program is designed to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others. Register online at http://bit.ly/36r6leC

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Alzheimer’s Association – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body

January 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Upper King William Library, 694-J Sharon Road, King William, VA 23086. This program is designed for individuals of any age who are looking for information on ways to age as well as possible. Register online at http://bit.ly/2rFIdpT

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Alzheimer’s Association – Living with Alzheimer’s-Early Stage

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage, 6:30-7:30 p.m., The Crossings at Bon Air, 9100 Bon Air Crossings Drive, Richmond, VA 23235. In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face many new questions. What does the diagnosis mean? How do we plan for the future? What resources are available to help? Join us for answers to these and other questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from other care partners…

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February 2020

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Boot Camp

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts a Brain Boot Camp, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Just as physical exercise can help you keep your body strong, mental exercise can help your brain work better and lower your risk of mental decline.

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Boot Camp

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 10-11 am, Heritage Green, 7080 Brooks Farm Road, Mechanicsville 23111. This program is designed for individuals of any age looking for information on ways to age as well as possible.

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RVA Table Talk: Access to Resources

February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The RVA Table Talk series creates opportunities for community members to engage in challenging conversations about diversity and inclusion. Each session focuses on a specific topic, and participants have the opportunity to share stories, perspectives, and ideas regarding issues facing the community. More information about this session can be found on the registration site closer to the date of the event. Our location host will be Weinstein Jewish Community Center. Our food sponsor is Big Herm’s Kitchen. Altria Group is…

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CVA Collision Tour

February 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Come see the future of Nonprofit Coworking in Richmond and take a tour of CVA before construction begins. Even if you have already seen the space, we will be going over the different membership types, room sizes, pricing, programming, and other member benefits. This will also be your opportunity to reserve your spot and become a Founding Member. Once the final floorplan has been settled, you will have the opportunity to select your room(s) based on your reservation number. Breakfast…

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LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Support Group

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - April 23 @ 7:00 pm

The LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Group is a support group for adults who identify within the LGBTQ+ community and have experienced sexual violence. This group aims to create a safer space for LGBTQ+ folks to learn healthy coping skills and build both individual and community resilience through the exploration of various topics related to sexual violence. This group is open to LGBTQ+ folks of all backgrounds and gender identities. For more information or to schedule an intake prior to the start…

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Chris Bingham presents: discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Chris Bingham will discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408…

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Valentine Tea

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Hear about famous love stories of 19th century couples where love was for better or worse! (Jefferson Davis + Sarah Knox Taylor, Jenny Wade + Jack Skelly, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, etc). Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by February 7th. Park Members $20, Non-Park Members $24. Call…

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$150

Grant Writing 3-Part Series

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

February 11, February 18 and February 25, 9am-1:30pm A tried and true favorite, this three-part series is an introduction to the basic principles and practices of good grant writing. We will review the importance of researching various funders to find the right funding opportunities for your nonprofit, as well as strategies for approaching funders. We’ll also cover the essential elements of a proposal, including the need statement, program design, evaluation, and budget. A particular emphasis on stewardship, reporting, and ethics…

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Boot Camp

February 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts a Brain Boot Camp, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Just as physical exercise can help you keep your body strong, mental exercise can help your brain work better and lower your risk of mental decline. Register online at http://bit.ly/37I0hPs

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Support Group for Adult Women who have acquired Brain Injury from Violence with an Intimate Partner

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - April 28 @ 7:00 pm

– Have you ever experienced violence from an intimate partner that resulted in injury to the neck, head, or face areas from a direct blow, strangulation, hitting a hard surface, having something thrown at you, or being shaken vigorously? – Since the incident, have you experienced difficulties in functioning such as persistent headaches , memory issues, slowed thinking, confusion, ringing in the ears, or fatigue? – Do you feel it impacts your daily living? We have a new group that…

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body

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

February 12, White Stone, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 11 am-12:30 pm, White Stone United Methodist Church, 148 Methodist Church Road, White Stone 22578. This program is designed for individuals of any age who are looking for information on ways to age as well as possible. Register online at http://bit.ly/2tJQRUG

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Alzheimer’s Association Know the Ten Warning Signs

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 11 am-1 pm, New Directions Evangelistic Church, 9101 Hull Street Road, Richmond 23236. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Learn to recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in yourself and others. Register on line at http://bit.ly/30o2XPA

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Support Group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - April 29 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence starting on Wednesday, February 12th, which will be facilitated by Trish Smith, MS. This group is for women 18+ of all backgrounds who are victims/survivors of domestic violence. If you have questions or to schedule an intake prior to the start of the group, please call her at (804)249-9470 ext. 14 or email her at Trish@safeharborshelter.com. Registration is required.

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Transcribe-A-Thon

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult). Contact Sonya Coleman for more information at makinghistory@virginiamemory.com or call Hands On at 804-330-7400.…

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Alzheimer’s Associatioin Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, 10-11:30 am, VCU Health HUB at 25th, 1330 North 25th Street, Suite A, Richmond 23223. This program is designed for individuals of any age who are looking for information on ways to age as well as possible. Register online at http://bit.ly/2SNwLUc

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Alzheimer’s Association Brain Boot Camp

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts a Brain Boot Camp, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Just as physical exercise can help you keep your body strong, mental exercise can help your brain work better and lower your risk of mental decline. Register online at http://bit.ly/36EcWmq

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Alzheimer’s Association African American Community Forum 2020

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts the second African American Community Forum 2020, 5:30-7 pm, Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23233. Alzheimer’s disease has a disproportionate impact on persons in the African-American community. The African-American Community Forum provides information on dementia services and resources, gathers information from the community about what it is needed in the way of services and provides opportunities for community members to volunteer in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Join us to learn…

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Alzheimer’s Association Memory Café

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter holds its monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA 23223. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided. For more information please call 804.967.2580 or register online at http://bit.ly/34UbUkW

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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