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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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August 2019

Free

Music and Dementia

August 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesday, August 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Music and Dementia Spring Arbor Cottage of Salisbury 14020 Steeplestone Drive, Midlothian, VA 23113

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Free

Coffee and Conversation

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, August 27, 6 p.m. Coffee and Conversation Manor House 13500 North Gayton Road, Richmond VA 23233

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Free

Lunch & Learn – Know The Ten Signs

August 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, August 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch & Learn – Know the Ten Signs Colonial Heights Senior Citizen 157 Roanoke Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 23831

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Free

Dementia Conversations

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

Friday, August 30, 11 a.m.-12 noon Dementia Conversations Bensley Recreation Center 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23237

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September 2019

Free

Educational Fall Series at Brookdale

September 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter partners with Brookdale at the West End to present Educational Fall Series at Brookdale, 4:30 p.m., Brookdale at the West End, 1800 Gaskins Road, Richmond, VA. The program this month is Know the Ten Warning Signs.

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$50

VSAE Seminar with Lunch

September 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Held at the Richmond Marriott Downtown, this important seminar,”Trust Based Leadership – Proven Ways to Stop Managing and Start Learning,” will give you the opportunity to explore the value of people-centric leadership techniques, identify the difference between managing tasks and leading people, and discuss leading with the intent to serve. Mark Given will share his Trust Based Philosophy so you can eliminate poor communication and clarify the needs and wants of those you serve. The luncheon presentation will be “Trust…

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$60

Board Chairs Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 5, September 26, October 10 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you the Board Leaders Roundtable: Chair 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. These are hosted in partnership with the Community Foundation and currently serve board chairs,…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin : “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Caroline Janney, Professor of History of American Civil War at the University of Virginia as she talks about “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”. Dr. Janney is the director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia . A graduate of the University of Virginia’s doctoral program, Janney most recently taught at Purdue University. She is the author of two…

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Free

10 Dementia Warning Signs

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

September 10, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter partners with The Memory Center Richmond to present the first of three education programs, 10 Dementia Warning Signs, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Dominion Club, 6000 Dominion Club Drive, Glen Allen, VA. RSVP by September 6 to tamikaw@thememorycenter.com or call 804.387.5100.

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$300

Volunteer Management Training, 3-Part Series

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 11, September 17, September 24 Is your volunteer program designed to accommodate the changing trends in volunteerism? Do your Volunteer Coordinators and senior leadership know how to maximize the effectiveness of inter-generational volunteer teams? Are you aware of the Best Practices to engage and retain today’s volunteers? HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) offers interactive training on how to build and lead a successful volunteer management program. Using an interactive process,…

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Free

Understanding Alzheimer’s

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

September 11, Hopewell, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program, Understanding Alzheimer’s, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Dockside Restaurant, 700 Jordan Point Road, Hopewell, VA. The program explains the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia and provides a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Boards Role in Advocacy Deep Dive

September 12 @ 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 session six of eight, we are…

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$25.00

CancerLINC’s Circle of Hope Community Breakfast

September 13 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

CancerLINC’s Circle of Hope Community Breakfast will be held on Sept. 13 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at RVA U-Turn Sports Performance Academy at 2101 Maywill Street, Richmond, VA 23230. The community breakfast will bring together Richmond’s faith community, cancer care medical providers and treatment centers, nurse navigators, oncology staff, cancer advocates, caregivers and cancer survivors for a message of hope. The keynote speaker for the event is national author and cancer care advocate Lynn Eib, whose book When God…

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$60

Board Treasurers Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 19, October 3, October 17 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.

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$5

Conference on Dementia – Live Well with Dementia

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

September 19, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts its annual Conference on Dementia – Live Well with Dementia, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mt Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries, 2501 Mt Gilead Boulevard, Richmond, VA.

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Chesterfield Triad

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Don’t Get Bamboozled: Protecting Beneficiaries from Medicare Fraud – Every year, billions of taxpayer dollars are lost to healthcare fraud, errors and abuse. The Senior Medicare Patrol Program (SMP) is a volunteer-based program that educates Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to prevent, detect and report healthcare fraud. Marly Santoro, Director of the Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol Program, will present and discuss common healthcare scams targeting seniors. She will share steps to prevent and report Medicare fraud in your community.

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

September 19 @ 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

Brand Self-Assessement-How to do Your Own Audit

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brand Self-Audit: Reviewing Your Organization’s Brand from Head to Toe Give your brand a once over in an interactive session designed to teach you how to examine how you appear visually, in word and in print. Participants should bring all recent printed collateral to the class to enable small group work. -Learn to spot inconsistencies in your messaging and tone -Create a prioritization check-list of items to focus on going forward -Participate in workshop style case studies from classmates More…

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Free

Know the Ten Warning Signs

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

September 20, Chester, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Signs, 2-4 p.m., Chester Village, 11701 Chester Village Drive, Chester, VA. This program is designed to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others.

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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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$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

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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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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