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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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GRAVA September 2018 Workshop: Saying NO — Without Reserve or Regret

September 6, 2018 8:30-10:30am Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street Richmond, VA 23220 Directions & Parking: If arriving from the North, from Belvidere St. take the last LEFT before the Lee Bridge. If arriving from the South, take the first … Continue reading

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June 2018 GRAVA Roundtable – Recruitment and Retention

June 7, 2018 8:30-10:30am Goochland Cares 3001 River Road West Goochland, VA 23063. Parking: Parking is available in front of the building. This is the “old” address. The “new” address does not work in GPS. It is the same location! … Continue reading

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May 2018 Workshop Recap – Recruitment and Retention

At GRAVA’s May Workshop, we focused on the best practices of volunteer recruitment and retention. Amy Nisenson gave us insights into the motivations of volunteers and when we should recruit them. She talked about warm body recruitment, targeted recruitment and … Continue reading

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