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February Workshop Recap

The February meeting saw what was likely the LARGEST turnout in GRAVA history with almost 65 people in attendance. The meeting was held in the new Community Foundation space in Scott’s Addition and used every single chair available. To begin … Continue reading

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GRAVA February 2019 Roundtable – Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

February 7, 2019 8:30-10:30am Community Foundation for a greater Richmond 3409 W Moore St Richmond, VA 23230 Presenter: Roundtable led by Ellen Costlow National Volunteer Week is April 7-13, 2019! Volunteers keep our organizations moving forward, not just by sharing … Continue reading

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GRAVA January 2019 Workshop – Collective Impact

January 3, 2019 8:30-10:30am Westminster Canterbury 1600 Westbrook Ave Richmond, VA 23227 Presenter: Panel led by Kate Bausman Many of the challenges we face in society and attempt to address in our roles as community members, community service professionals, and … Continue reading

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November 2018 Workshop Recap

The presenter for our November “Self-Care” program was Suzanne Vinson of Silver Tree Art. Suzanne is a wife, mother, chaplain/minister, author and artist. She encouraged us to close our eyes and breathe as she read an essay, Breathe In, Breathe … Continue reading

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November 2018 Workshop – Self Care Art

November 1, 2018 8:30-10:30am St. Joseph’s Villa 8000 Brook Rd Richmond, VA 23227 Presenter: Suzanne Vinson, Silver Tree Art November is “self-care” month at GRAVA! Our presenter is artist/owner, Suzanne Vinson of Silver Tree Art. Silver Tree Art specializes in soul-care … Continue reading

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October 2018 Roundtable – Policies and Procedures

October 4, 2018 8:30-10:30am The Women’s Club of Virginia 211 E Franklin St Richmond, VA 23219 Directions & Parking: The house is located between 2nd and 3rd Streets.  Parking is available in their lot located at the corner of Franklin … Continue reading

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September 2018 Workshop Recap

Our September presenter Katie Campbell gave an informative talk on “Saying No without Reserve or Regret” at the beautiful Virginia War Memorial. Katie reviewed tactics used by askers to get us to say “yes”. Some of the tactics are flattery, … Continue reading

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