Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues at The Place at Innsbrook
March 12 2014 - Speaker is author Mike Jones, 7:15 a.m., $20
The Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues on March 12 at 7:15 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook, 4036-C Cox Rd. Mike Jones, president of Core Consulting, Inc. and author of “Hello Old Friend: A Resource Guide for Career Development,” will speak on Reclaiming Your Corporate Identity. Attendees will receive a free copy of his book. Admission is $20. For details, call Yvonne Nelson at 217-8800 or visit http://www.innsbrook.com
Richmond Chapter of the Va. Tech Alumni Association to host RVA Career Expo
March 14 2014 - Virginia Tech Richmond Center, 10 a.m., Free
The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will host the RVA Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Richmond Center, 2810 N. Parham Rd. The event is open to the public and free to attend. To register, visit http://www.richmondhokies.org
Richmond Apartment Owners’ ‘Think Tank’ group to meet at Piccadilly Café
March 18 2014 - The topic is Dealing with Pet Issues, 12 p.m., Free
The Richmond Apartment Owners’ “Think Tank” group will meet at 12 p.m. at Piccadilly Café, 8004 W. Broad St. The topic is Dealing with Pet Issues. The Think Tank meets on the third Tuesday of each month and is free to attend. The meeting provides a casual setting where ideas, policies and procedures relating to the apartment industry are exchanged. For details, visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com
Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social to take place at American Tap Room
March 19 2014 - , 4 p.m.,
The Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Tap Room, 1601 Willow Lawn Dr., Suite 840. There is no charge for this informal networking get-together. Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered. For details, visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
You might have seen something called Khumba while clicking through a Redbox recently (or perhaps it was nestled in some hidden corner of a DVD sale shelf). And chances are, you passed it by without much of a thought. Makes sense; that goggle-eyed cartoon zebra on the cover (a zebra that’s dangerously close to becoming Madagascar copyright infringement) doesn’t inspire much confidence.
But when Khumba starts up, it looks nothing like you’d expect. The camera gazes across the savannah and the soundtrack swells with triumphant South African vocals. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.