Innsbrook’s Great Pumpkin Palooza is Looking for Sponsors

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Pumpkin chunking is being taken to another level right here in Innsbrook at the 8th annual Great Pumpkin Palooza on Saturday, October 28th, 10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

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Back by popular demand, the Innsbrook Foundation is hosting this family harvest festival featuring the largest Punkin Dunkin contest around! We will help you load your pumpkin into the formidable trebuchets skillfully designed and built by local high school students who are competing to be named the 2017 Champion! The mark to beat is a whopping 735 feet, which was celebrated by the Highland Springs High School Center for Engineering team! Plus, the best local high school bands are coming out to compete in the 3rd annual “Battle of the Bands” with some of the greatest jazz and popular tunes ever! We are adding a “People’s Choice” category to the judging this year so tell your friends to come out and support your high school’s band!

To become a sponsor, contact the Innsbrook Foundation Here

Plan now to celebrate the season in Innsbrook as we combine Punkin Dunkin and the Battle of the Bands with great food, costume contests, fun treats and the Markel KidZone.  Have fun with the climbing wall, petting zoo, pony rides and bouncy house activities! There will be something for everyone, including everyone’s favorite apple-launcher with the chance to “get set, aim, and hurl” your apples across Lake Rooty into a target for fun prizes! Speaking of prizes, plan to put together a creative costume to win during one of our costume contests.  It’s not just for kids! We will have seasonal beverages, delicious dishes, and lots to do for adults looking to have fun too!

The 2017 Lineup Will Knock Your Socks Off!

-Witness the amazing Punkin Dunkin Competition
-Pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch
-Paint a pumpkin
-Bowl a pumpkin
-Launch a pumpkin or apple into Lake Rooty
-Local restaurants will be on hand to serve up everything from gyros to barbeque, plus funnel cakes and kettle corn and much more!
-Craft brews and kid-friendly beverages
-Get your face painted, shop in our artisan market, and don’t miss the fan-favorite, bubble-maker
-Take your photo in the Silver Diner photo booth and bring home a lasting memory
-Climb the “rock” wall, ride a pony, and visit with the bunnies and llamas in the petting zoo
-Spread out your blanket and sit back and relax on the Northshore lawn in a picturesque setting

Events and music from 10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

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Don’t forget, the CKG Foundation’s Speak Up 5K event is Saturday, September 9! Click HERE for more information.

KEEP THE SUMMER GOING WITH INNSBROOK’S BEACH THEMED CORPORATE GAMES!

Join us for The 32nd Annual Corporate Games – September 22 – 23, with proceeds benefitting the Special Olympics of Virginia.  Sign up today!

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Let The Games Begin!

Summer’s not over yet! Mark your calendar for Richmond’s Corporate Games 2017! The 32nd annual Games are beach themed this year so grab your beach attire and get ready to have a ball!

The competition begins Friday, September 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  with the popular canoe relay, and continues into Saturday, September 23, from 8:30 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

WE NEED YOUR TEAM – We are looking for more corporate teams to join the ranks of RVA employees who seem to really have a handle on having fun! This is the biggest and best adult field day with opportunities to build teamwork among your co-workers and enjoy a great day in Innsbrook.  Remember, you don’t have to be an athlete to be a part of the Richmond Corporate Games.

– To Sign Up Corporate Teams click here

– We Are Looking For Sponsors events@innsbrook.com

– Volunteer And Get The Best Seats
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– For The Official RCG Rule Book  click here

The Games begin with the ever popular Canoe Relay, Friday, September 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., and continue into Saturday, September 23, from 8:30 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m.

Fill your weekend with games, friends, and memories that will last! The games include classics like Volleyball, Obstacle Challenge, Tug-O-War, and many more favorites, like the Human Relay!

Get your fellow coworkers to sign up for the games this year! There are 36 slots available to Richmond area corporations to sponsor team consisting of a minimum of 14 employees (seven women and seven men) and a maximum of 20.

We Need Volunteers! Click Here To Volunteer

Friday’s event will be located at the Lake at Innsbrook with parking located at 4222 & 4224 Cox Rd. On Saturday, the Games being at the Innsbrook Volleyball Courts at 4600 Cox Road and the Dominion Energy Soccer Field in Innsbrook, Glen Allen, VA – 5000 Dominion Boulevard.

Proceeds from the Richmond Corporate Games of Innsbrook will benefit: Special Olympics Virginia

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Aside from the fun, competition and camaraderie among all the participants, the primary purpose of the games is about raising money for the Special Olympics Virginia.  It’s about the dynamic of bringing people together as they offer their time, talents and financial resources in a program of people helping people – and this teamwork has raised well over $100,000 since 1998 for the Special Olympics Virginia.

Whether you are a competitor, fan supporting your favorite team or a volunteer, these games are fun-filled and exciting for everyone who attends.

For more information contact events@innsbrook.com

REGISTER HERE!

 

 

Bringing the PGA TOUR Champions to RVA: the inside story

August Executives’ Breakfast

 

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Calling all golf enthusiasts! August 17th’s Executives’ Breakfast, featuring Jeff Fitch, is an event you won’t want to miss. Find out what the headlines won’t tell you at this month’s Breakfast with an inside look “behind the scenes” into the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, returning for its second year to the Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course in Henrico County.  Thank you to our August sponsor, Henrico EDA, the Henrico Economic Development Authority.

Jeff Fitch serves as a Sales Manager for the PGA TOUR and the Dominion Energy Charity Classic.  In this role, he is responsible for building community and corporate support for the PGA TOUR Champions tournament, which will be held in October on The Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course.

Prior to joining the PGA TOUR, Jeff served for 11 years as the Director of Development and Corporate Sponsorship for the Sports Backers.  Working alongside his peers at the nationally recognized sports commission, Jeff helped strengthen the sports landscape in the Richmond region by working on events like Dominion Riverrock, the Anthem Richmond Marathon and the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k.

The second-annual PGA TOUR event will be played October 19 – 22, 2017 at the Country Club of Virginia, James River Course.  The top 72 players from the regular season will travel to Richmond to compete.  Among this year’s returning PGA TOUR golfers are Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, John Daly, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Tom Lehman and Kenny Perry.

In 2016, Scott McCarron birdied the first playoff hole in dramatic fashion to win the inaugural Dominion Energy Charity Classic.  We will look for more golf excitement as the PGA returns to Richmond to write golf history.

Enjoy a little breakfast while hearing a “hole” lot about the PGA TOUR event coming to Richmond.

 REGISTER HERE

Thank you to our August breakfast sponsor:

Henrico EDA has a team of talented employees who are your best resource for selecting a site for the development of your company in Henrico County.  Under the leadership of Gary McLaren, Executive Director of Henrico EDA, this team continues to focus on domestic and international markets to create additional jobs and investment opportunities to foster business growth in Henrico County.

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Sponsor of the PGA TOUR Champions Tournament: Dominion Energy Charity Classic 

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Check Out The Star-Studded Lineup For Innsbrook After Hours This August!

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Get your tickets, make plans and get your concert on! Join in on the fun at Innsbrook After Hours! In its 32nd year, it is one of the longest-running mid-week concert series in Central Virginia.  This Innsbrook After Hours season is attracting national acts like the Temptations, Four Tops, Lee Brice, 311, Dark Star Orchestra, Kip Moore, Blackberry Smoke, and concert-goer favorite, Lynyrd Skynyrd, just to name a few.  Stay tuned to Innsbrook After Hours as concerts are being added throughout the season.  Reserve your tickets now!

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Innsbrook After Hours is a long-standing business and community asset.  It brings people and area businesses together from all around the state to experience and enjoy this signature event.  With a huge following built over 32 years and growing, the Innsbrook After Hours concert series continues to attract people outside the office environment to mix, mingle, and have a good time.  It provides an opportunity to get up-close and personal with a wide variety of big-name national acts in a comfortable atmosphere.  With 60,000-plus people attending each seasonal concert series, Innsbrook After Hours has created an enduring tradition of exceptional entertainment in Richmond, garnering the reputation as Central Virginia’s longest-running mid-week concert series.

All proceeds benefit non-profit organizations,The American Constitution Spirit Foundation and The Innsbrook Foundation

 

VIEW CONCERT SCHEDULE – BUY TICKETS

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“From its humble beginning in 1985 as a once-a-year event, Innsbrook After Hours grew into more than we had ever imagined.  This year, as we move into our 32nd year, we salute those volunteers that have been with us since concert one.” -Yvonne Nelson, Executive Director, Innsbrook Foundation

 

Upcoming Big-Name Acts, Including Lynyrd Skynyrd and Brian McKnight!

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VIEW CONCERT SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE!

For more information about volunteer opportunities, click here
or contact the Innsbrook Foundation at (804) 217-8804 or email events@innsbrook.com.

Become An Innsbrook Volunteer! It’s Exciting! It’s Action Packed!

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Volunteers are a huge part of what makes Innsbrook events successful.  Our great group of volunteers bring enthusiasm and a high level of service to our events.  Volunteering in Innsbrook provides a perfect environment if you like to give back to your community, meet new friends, connect with old friends, and have a great time in the process.  As a volunteer, you are sure to see all the action up close.

Enjoy volunteer benefits:

-Team gatherings, free t-shirts, food, free concerts, best seat in the house to experience events and concerts

-Immediately become part of and share in the Innsbrook culture

-Corporate volunteer teams are welcome! Showcase your company and team by wearing T-shirts with your company logo.

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Get involved with Innsbrook and be in the middle of all the action!

We have a wide variety of events – choose the ones you like:

 

– Innsbrook After Hours Concert Series
– St.  Paddy’s Palooza benefitting St.  Baldrick’s Foundation
– Innsbrook Save The Earth Week
– Taste of Virginia
– Richmond Corporate Games
– Great Pumpkin Palooza
– I-WOW – Innsbrook’s Women of Worth

 

Become part of the Innsbrook Team, Sign up to volunteer… CLICK HERE

or contact the Innsbrook Foundation at (804) 217-8804 or email events@innsbrook.com.

Urgent Call For Donations From Virginia Blood Services

Donorama Blood Drive At Atlas 42

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THIS IS AN URGENT CALL!

Virginia Blood Services is hosting Innsbrook Donorama.  Please come and donate a pint of blood on July 11th at Atlas 42.

We are in desperate need during the summer and we need your help to serve our patients and hospitals!

There will be free food for all who donate and prizes from Boychik’s Deli, Capital Ale House, Taziki’s, Silver Diner, Hurley’s Tavern, Beach House Bar and Grill, Firehouse Subs, Hilton Garden Inn and Hyatt Place.

 

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JULY 11, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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The 2nd Annual Taste Of Virginia (TOVA) On Saturday, July 1, 2017, Was A Success!


Thank You To All Who Helped Make Virginia’s Best Food, Beer & Wine Festival: Taste Of Virginia (TOVA) A Success! 

Location: 4901 Lake Brook Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23060

 

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TOVA: One Of Innsbrook’s Largest Family-Friendly Signature Events, Presented By Capital Ale House, Benefiting MS, with a Culinary Competition sponsored by Whole Foods Market, Complete With A Grand Finale Of Fireworks!

This year’s event was an even better one-of-a-kind food festival, showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title.  The Innsbrook Foundation and the Rotary Club of Innsbrook worked hard to create an event that featured everything you love! The best food, wine, and craft beer was paired with fun KidsZone activities, live music from the best bands Virginia has to offer and a spectacular fireworks finale that wowed the crowd! Special thanks to our friends and neighbors who attended this year’s TOVA2017 and showed us your support.  Also, a huge THANK YOU to our sponsors and restaurant vendor-sponsors who participated in this year’s family-friendly event, celebrating all things Virginia with proceeds benefiting National Multiple Sclerosis Society.    

People’s Choice Competition 

The competition heated up (quite literally) at this year’s event as local restaurants went head-to-head for the title of “Taste Of Virginia,” as well as “Best Presentation,” “Virginia’s Sweetest,” and “Le Chic Suite.” We appreciate all who participated in the event and a special thank you to everyone who cast their vote on the Innsbrook Facebook page for their favorite restaurant! Drum roll please……and the winner of the “People’s Choice” award is the Richmond Marriott Short Pump, right here in Innsbrook! We would like to also congratulate TOVA newcomer, Elephant Thai, for coming in second place in this category.  Judging for the restaurants to be named the “Taste of Virginia” took place before the event – Judges included: Matt Simmons of Capital Ale House, Whole Foods Market Chef Adrian Chapman, Henry Salmo, Food and Beverage Director from the Hilton Garden Inn and Food Blogger, Nick Lattanzio.  The top prize was a $2,500 Advertising package from Summit Media.

Congratulations To This Year’s Winners:

– Taste of Virginia – Nacho Mama’s – Best Presentation – River City Chocolate – Virginia’s Sweetest – River City Chocolate – Le Chic Suite – Richmond Marriott Short Pump – People’s Choice – Richmond Marriott Short Pump Innsbrook’s Taste of Virginia is about more than just incredible food.  There was plenty to stick around for, including 20+ Virginia craft beers from some of the best local breweries, including Ardent, Hardywood, Bold Rock, COTU and much more! There was also a delicious wine selection.  In addition, new this year – “MamaRitas” by RVA’s margarita gurus from Nacho Mamas – included a signature “TOVArita” which was blue with a tropical flavor.

Family-Friendly Event Activities Included:

  • Live local bands: -Whiskey Rebellion -Soul Expressions -The Silver Bullets
  • Artisan market to explore the variety of craft vendors and local businesses
  • KidZone activities, moon bounces, and corn hole!

This year’s event gave the option to “be the VIP that you are at Taste of Virginia!” VIP tickets were available as we “catered” to you and your crew.  Options Included:

SkyBox: (10 foot rise, front and center – some seating available)

      -Skybox, sponsored by RTS Labs, LLC – fresh and delicious cuisine catered by TWO KINGS CONCESSIONS & CATERING plus, enjoy Virginia’s best craft beer and wine (included); private portable restroom

VIP Experience: (fenced in, elegantly appointed, grass underfoot – bring your chair or get there early for limited seating)

-VIP Experience, Sponsored by Highwoods Properties with VIP Hospitality, sponsored by Colliers International and Chesapeake Bank – fresh & delicious cuisine catered by WHOLE FOOD MARKET plus, enjoy Virginia’s best craft beer and wine (included); private portable restroom

Party Porch:

      -Party the night away in our Brown’s Distributing PARTY PORCH– buy your PARTY PORCH UPGRADE now or at the event – avoid long beverage lines and enjoy the private portable restroom; cash bar.

Chalet:

      -Right is the place to be as you relax in the CHALET sponsored by Richmond Marriott Short Pump – buy your CHALET UPGRADE now or at the event – avoid long beverage lines and enjoy the private portable restroom; cash bar.

 

VIP’s saw all the action from the very best seats!

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Your VIP table is waiting!

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TOVA Supports The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Not only does Innsbrook Taste of Virginia provide delectable food for you and your family, this event helps support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.  The National MS Society’s mission is: People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.  Bring your friends and family to support this important cause! In 2016, a total of $15,908.00 was raised at the event to donate to Feedmore which will provide approximately 79,540 meals for children, families, and seniors who are hungry.  We could not have done it without the generous support of over 6,000 people in attendance! We would also like to thank all of the sponsors who made this event possible! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported Innsbrook’s first Taste of Virginia 2016. 

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Markel Corporation In Innsbrook Reaches Another Milestone!

Congratulations to Markel Corporation on being named “The Third Stock to Reach $1,000 This Year” by the Wall Street Journal on July 3, 2017.

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Markel Corporation is one of Innsbrook’s initial startup companies, around since 1986 that helped shape Innsbrook’s future, to become named one of Richmond’s Fortune 500 companies in 2016.  Today, Markel can seem like a complex organization, but their main operation is insurance with 60 offices in 20 countries, and to think it all started right here in Innsbrook.  We would like to recognize Markel on reaching another milestone as a part of the Innsbrook Community.

 

Three Ways To Make Social Media Pay, June 15 Executives’ Breakfast

This Month’s Speaker, Patrick McFadden, President of Indispensable Marketing.

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Join us for June’s Executive’s Breakfast with speaker, Patrick McFadden, President of Indispensable Marketing, as he explores “Three Ways To Make Social Media Pay.”

Patrick McFadden, President and Marketing Consultant at Indispensable Marketing, believes that any business, regardless of industry, can benefit from this “marketing as a process” view and that marketing plans can be stripped down to the effective implementation of 7 components.

“We help service based businesses generate more leads and close more sales” – Patrick McFadden

He has been featured in media outlets and publications like American Express OPEN, INC., (SBDC) Virginia Small Business Development Center, Group Association magazines, Yahoo Small Business, and Business2Community.

The Executives’ Breakfast is open to everyone.  No need to be an executive or work in Innsbrook to wake up and hear from inspiring speakers while engaging with Richmond professionals.  The breakfast series meets every third Thursday of the month. Stay tuned as our 2017 calendar fills up with business-savvy speakers who will give advice and insights sure to motivate you on your pathway to success.

Wake up with Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast to take advantage of terrific networking opportunities and great conversations with peers and colleagues, as well as gain valuable business tips.

REGISTER HERE

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A big thank you to MLH Asset Management LP for helping us put on a wonderful breakfast this month!

Click HERE To See The Full Schedule

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Innsbrook’s Golf Classic Is In Full Swing For 2017 With A Record Number, 34 Teams, All Benefiting St. Joseph’s Villa

 

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The Innsbrook Classic has become the tournament of choice and one of Innsbrook’s most popular sporting events.  This year, on Monday, June 12th, we will be teeing off at an exciting new course, The Federal Club in Glen Allen, VA.  We are looking for hole sponsors, as well as a variety of other sponsorship opportunities.  It’s going to be an exciting tournament with a record number of teams signed-up.  The Federal Club’s course features bent grass and fairways with Bluegrass/fescue roughs.  The course plays to 7,073 yards at its longest, with a rating of 74.1 and a slope of 145.  It is a par 72 with eight par 4’s, five par 5’s and five par 3’s.

Tee it up for a day of fun and to support a great charity

Click here for The 2017 Golf Classic Tournament information and Entry Form

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Read More about the Federal Club: http://www.thefederalclub.com

Sign up your foursome today to meet on the green and swing your club to score a hole-in-one for St.  Joseph’s Villa, our charity partner, at the Innsbrook Golf Classic.  This year, we will play host to thirty-four teams.  Showcase your company logo and brand at one of Innsbrook’s signature events! Trade in a workday for a golf day with coworkers.  Make Monday, June 12th a day of golf to support a great charity.  It is a great day of fun featuring 18 holes of golf, snacks and beverages on the course, and an awards dinner.

-Shot gun start format to kick off the golf day.
-Take your best swing at your chance for a hole in one! Make the hole and drive away in an exotic car.
-This year’s celebratory golfer is newscaster, Greg McQuade, from CBS 6 Virginia This Morning.  McQuade will be stepping up to hit a bonus drive for your team.
-Innsbrook’s very own former news anchor and Innsbrook Foundation Director, Yvonne Nelson, will be there in support, offering a bonus putt for your team.
-Prizes will be given to the golfer closest to the hole and the longest drive.

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Read more about our charity partner: http://www.neverstopbelieving.org/about/