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February 2019


SmartWater CSI – Chesterfield TRIAD

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cpl. Craig Eckrich of CCPD will discuss SmartWater, a traceable, forensic liquid that can be applied to personal items, linking them to a particular owner. The liquid glows under special UV lights issued to participating law enforcement agencies.

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Pamplin Membership Gala

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting its first 2018 Membership Gala. Park members are invited to RSVP by February 15, 2019 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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Shiver in the River

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shiver in the River is the Coolest Winter Festival in Virginia! The event will kick off with the Community Clean-up at 10 a.m. followed by the Shiver 5K Walk/Run at 12 p.m. and the James River Jump at 1:30 p.m. You and your family can participate in as much or as little as you want, and you can form teams challenging your family, friends and co-workers! The Winter Festival will be going on throughout the day with food trucks, beverages,…

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Heart Health

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In recognition of American Heart month, Dr. Philip Duncan, Cardiologist, will be our special guest speaker for the February meeting. He will present up-to-date information on heart health to includes signs and symptoms of heart disease for both men and women as well as preventive measures.

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March 2019


15th Annual Youth Peace Summit

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Day-long, free conference for Richmond area teens. The summit will feature 90-minute breakout workshops for groups of about 12-15 teen participants. Morning workshops will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon workshops are scheduled from 2 -3:30 p.m. The summit will emphasize understanding, cooperation and collaboration among Metro Richmond’s diverse populations of young people. There will also be an opening session focused on confronting Virginia’s history of racism and injustice, and performances by talented young musicians, dancers and poets. Lunch…

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Health Brigade’s 2nd Annual Brigala 2019

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for an elegant evening event. Honorary Chairs Malcolm P. & Virginia E. McConnell invite you to Brigala 2019 Open Bar | Cocktail Buffet | Music by Vertical Dimension | LIVE & Silent Auctions | Kambourian Jewelry Raffle | Master of Ceremonies Bill Bevins | Celebrity Auctioneer Lisa Schaffner | Black-tie Optional Get event details, a peak at the auction, and more at www.healthbrigade.org/brigala2019

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April 2019

2019 Illumination Gala

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Please join the Trustees and Foundation Board of Directors of the Science Museum of Virginia for our annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibit and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center. Your support of the Illumination Gala provides more than just an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. Your support will help the Museum ignite the spark of informal science learning for hundreds of thousands of children and adults this year. The Museum has been a beloved…

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Walk For Wishes

April 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Our Annual Walk For Wishes is our largest community event, celebrating past wishes and raising funds to grant new wishes. This is a child and family friendly event that allows individuals of all abilities to join us in celebrating the power of a wish. Research shows children who have wishes granted build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. This improves their quality of life and produces better health outcomes. Funds raised by the Walk…

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May 2019


14th Annual ASK 5K & Fun Walk

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Richmond’s most inspiring, cancer-fighting 5K! The ASK 5K & Fun Walk is a celebration of the strength and courage of children with cancer and their families here in Central Virginia. Your participation in the 14th Annual Walk helps to make life better for local children with cancer from the moment of diagnosis through treatment and beyond!

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Go Golf For The Kids 2019

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Go Golfing for the Kids is the annual golf tournament for Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services. This event takes place in Chesterfield, VA at The Golf Club at the Highlands. This event is more than just a golf tournament. As former board member, Eric Thompson said “Having the opportunity, like the golf tournament, to share this tradition of support and giving has been a great format in which I’ve been able to include my parents as well as my children.” If…

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September 2019


Better Housing Coalition’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of changing lives and transforming communities through high-quality, affordable housing. Our celebratory luncheon will include keynote speaker Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood and best-selling author of “The Other Wes Moore”; recognize Maurice Jones of LISC as our Groundbreaker Award winner; and feature a panel of affordable housing expects including Wes Moore, Maurice Jones, BHC’s CEO Greta Harris, and new CEO of NeighborWorks America, Marietta Rodriguez. Tickets are $75 each; $85 after August…

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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

Various table levels

54th Annual Richmond Humanitarian Awards Dinner

October 28 @ 5:45 pm - October 29 @ 9:00 pm

Since 1963, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities has presented Humanitarian Awards annually to one or more persons. The Humanitarian Awards Dinners honor individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. On occasion, local corporations or organizations are also recognized with the Distinguished Merit Citation Award for their efforts in making Virginia’s communities more inclusive. In addition to honoring outstanding community members, the Humanitarian Awards Dinners…

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