Henrico County VA

SBA Offers Boots to Business: Reboot Trainings May 2-3

May 02 2016 - Small Business Startup Training for Veterans and Spouses, 9 a.m., Free
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Richmond District Office has announced an upcoming “Boots to Business: Reboot” training opportunity on May 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The entrepreneurship training, for veterans and their spouses, is a two-day course introducing business ownership fundamentals.

During the events, participants learn the key steps of evaluating business concepts and developing a business plan. The program introduces veterans and their spouses to a network of lifetime business support available through SBA’s network, including Veteran Business Outreach Centers, Small Business Development Centers and SCORE Counselors.

The events will take place at the SBA Resource Workforce Center at 121 Cedar Fork in Henrico. Register for the free event at http://boots2business.org/rebootapply or contact Marci Posey at (804) 253-8906 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Retail Merchants Association’s May First Friday Forum to feature Chris Bossola

May 06 2016 - The Westin Richmond, 7:15 a.m., $30 to $40
The Retail Merchants Association’s May First Friday Forum will start at 7:15 a.m. at The Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St. The speaker will be Chris Bossola, founder and CEO of Need Supply Co., who will present “Local Goes Global.” He will share about the evolution of the company into the global brand it is today. Tickets are $30 for RMA members and $40 for nonmembers. For details, visit http://www.retailmerchants.com/mayfirstfridayforum

Community

Walking MADD


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.

FamFest planned for April 9


Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.

The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Another great weekend of outdoor activities awaits you in Henrico! Walk MS, an annual charity run for multiple sclerosis, and the third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, both take place in Innsbrook tomorrow. Another charity event, the CASA Superhero Run, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. On Sunday, live music can be found at Belmont Recreation Center, featuring the John Winn Quartet, and at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, where pianist Sylvia Cooper will be performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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