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January 2020

William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum presents: “The CSS Richmond” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

January 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speakers William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum will discuss “The CSS Richmond”. 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 for…

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Free

CareerStart Information Session – Free GED & Industry Training Classes

January 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

CareerStart @ the Middle College offers FREE GED® completion and short-term industry credential training classes on the Downtown campus of Reynolds Community College. Training is available in healthcare, customer service, warehousing and construction. Attendance at an information session is required to apply for one of these FREE classes. Spring classes begin in January 2020. To register for an information session go to: ccwatraining.org/careerstart – advance registration is required. Space is limited in these grant-funded classes.

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Free

CareerStart Information Session – Free GED & Industry Training Classes

January 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CareerStart @ the Middle College offers FREE GED® completion and short-term industry credential training classes on the Downtown campus of Reynolds Community College. Training is available in healthcare, customer service, warehousing and construction. Attendance at an information session is required to apply for one of these FREE classes. Spring classes begin in January 2020. To register for an information session go to : ccwatraining.org/careerstart – registration is required. Space is limited in these grant-funded classes.

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Free

Transcribe-A-Thon

January 8 @ 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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Free

CareerStart Information Session – Free GED® Completion & Industry Training Classes

January 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

CareerStart @ the Middle College offers FREE GED® completion and short-term industry credential training classes on the Downtown campus of Reynolds Community College. Training is available in healthcare, customer service, warehousing and construction. Attendance at an information session is required to apply for one of these FREE classes. Spring classes begin in January 2020. To register for an information session go to : ccwatraining.org/careerstart – advance registration is required. Space is limited in these grant-funded classes.

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Free

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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Free

CareerStart Information Session – Free GED® Completion & Industry Training Classes

January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CareerStart @ the Middle College offers FREE GED® completion and short-term industry credential training classes on the Downtown campus of Reynolds Community College. Training is available in healthcare, customer service, warehousing and construction. Attendance at an information session is required to apply for one of these FREE classes. Spring classes begin in January 2020. To register for an information session go to : ccwatraining.org/careerstart – advance registration is required. Space is limited in these grant-funded classes.

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Free

Community Grants Information Session

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2020. In addition to information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of two optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content-an overview of all the ways for us to connect (online…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Taboo Conversations at Work”

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session #1: In today’s highly-divisive social climate and hyperactive social media world, traditionally “taboo” topics such as race, religion, and politics are coming up more frequently in the workplace. When these crucial conversations are well-facilitated and occur with respect, we lessen the risk of negatively impacting employee morale, engagement, and productivity. During this session, participants will explore identity and build skills to talk about the hard stuff at work more effectively. Through the Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN), the Virginia Center…

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Free

CVA Collision Tour

January 23 @ 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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February 2020

Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Coffee and Conversations

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us for the first Coffee and Conversations networking event to learn about resources and connect with other people and organizations working to help our neighbors experiencing homelessness! Our first meeting will be held at 9211 Forest Hill Avenue on the second floor. The Diversion Specialists from the Homeless Crisis Line will share how they work to assist people within 3 days of losing their housing. Come and share with others!

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

Live – US Census Demo

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Live – US Census Demo Tyson Weister, Program Analyst and Andrew W. Hait, Economic Outreach and Marketing staff member, will present on-site. They will demo the new Census database as the American Fact Finder will soon be phased out. Video Conferencing will be available. Please RSVP for the meeting to cvagpa@gmail.com

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

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage, 11 am-noon, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23237. In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face many new questions. What does the diagnosis mean? How do we make plans 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 and…

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Pamplin Membership Gala

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting its 3rd Annual Membership Gala. Park members are invited to RSVP by February 17, 2020 and the general public wishing to attend can purchase a Park membership starting at $45.00 any time prior to the event or at the door. The evening will feature a State of the Park address by Executive Director, Jerry ‘Dez’ Desmond, door prizes, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and an open…

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