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July 2019

Free

Summer Veterinary Continuing Education Seminar

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In partnership with Ethos Veterinary Health & The Oncology Service, FETCH a Cure presents a special dinner and Veterinary Continuing Education event. Please join us for an evening of food and conversation led by Dr. Chand Khanna (DVM, DACIM, PhD) on “Canine Hemangiosarcoma: New Options Emerging from Genomics and Biology.” Dinner by Mosaic Catering & Events will be at 6 pm, followed by dessert and lecture at 7 pm. This event is reserved for veterinarians only and is complimentary to…

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Free

Being Your Own Best Advocate: What Can I Learn From My Yearly Physical

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Dr. Fabry as he discusses ways to take control of your own health and play an active part as a member of your health care team. Focus will be on understanding the different components of your yearly blood work results and how to use them to achieve your personal health goals.

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Free

Autism Speaks Richmond Walk Kickoff

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Wednesday, July 31st for the FREE Autism Speaks Walk Kickoff at the Science Museum of Virginia. Learn about the impact your fundraising has on Autism Speaks’ mission to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Meet fellow walkers, learn team recruitment and fundraising tips, get more information on incentives, and more. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

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August 2019

Free

Dementia: What Is It?

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Monday, August 5. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dementia: What Is It? Surry Community Center 205 Enos Farm Drive, Spring Grove, VA 23881

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Free

Health Fair-National Night Out

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday, August 6, 6-9 p.m. Health Fair – National Night Out Bensley Recreation Center 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23237

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$35

VSAE SIG-a-Palooza

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a breakfast buffet followed by gatherings of VSAE’s Shared Interest Groups (SIGs). These member-led groups are organized around areas of interest and offer a forum for you to learn from your peers about the challenges you face. Though SIG meetings are usually limited to VSAE members, this annual event is open to anyone interested in seeing what a VSAE SIG is all about. Whether you are a CEO or senior staff of an association; a meeting planner;…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Women In Leadership Navigating the Workplace”

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Women in Leadership are often faced with challenges that their male counterparts may not experience. During this session participants will consider how women in leadership roles in business and other sectors leverage their skills and abilities to attain and maintain success in today’s complicated workplace. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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Free

Memory Café

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday, August 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Memory Café Great Hope Baptist Church 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA 23223

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

August 15 @ 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

Help Us Celebrate Our Transcribe-aversary

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

All participants in the Library of Virginia’s Making History: Transcribe project are invited to join us for a day of archival insights, tips on advancing your skills in reading old documents, and information about Virginia during World War I. We’ll also be transcribing, of course. Coffee and lunch are provided—and birthday cake too! These hours can be counted as community service through the HandsOn platform.

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Free

Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking

August 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Can’t make it to this year’s Toastmasters International Convention in Denver? Well then let the 2019 International World championship Speech Contest come to you. St Michael Toastmasters club is hosting a viewing party. Complete with a live streaming on demand view of the contest on the big screen in the parish hall. Come on out for some fun and fellowship with other local toastmasters as well as be be inspired by hearing and cheering on some of the world’s best…

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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- Board Chair Best Practice September 26- Chair’s Role in Development October 10- ED/Chair Relationship 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…

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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

Active Aging Week at Circle Center!

September 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Older adults and their caregivers are invited to join us for events offered each day during this special week at Circle Center. This is your chance to see what goes on here every day, meet some of the staff and participants and have some fun. Park in front and come on in!! Events are FREE and open to the public.

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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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Free

Decluttering & Downsizing

September 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

You can’t take it with you! Having too much stuff can impede people from relocating or getting services into their homes. This fun interactive presentation explores why stuff is so important for some people and teaches practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering. this session will explore: Emotional barriers to ridding yourself of belongings that no longer serve you. gain practical insights on what to do with things you no longer want or need. illustrate important inter-generational conversations regarding future…

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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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