Richmond Corporate Games 2018

RICHMOND CORPORATE GAMES 2018

NEW AND IMPROVED

ONE DAY ONLY

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Canoe Relay

Volleyball Tournament

Tug-o-War

Obstacle Relay

Zany Relay

500 Yard Relay

$1,550 Early Bird Special Price Now – June 30th

Use Promo Code: RCG2018

$1,750 July 1st

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*If your company has fewer than 20 employees, contact us about

a special package we’ve included for RCG 2018!

Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia

LUNCH! June Table Talks

We know summertime mornings can be hard! That’s why we’ve changed the summer Table Talks schedule to 11:15 am – 1:15 pm June – August, for your convenience!

Innsbrook Table Talks is the perfect outlet to network and spread the buzz about your company.

Get your business a front row seat and promote your product or service by sponsoring an event.  There will also be door prizes you can win at each month’s meeting! Your business may offer a door prize to help promote your products as well.  Innsbrook Table Talks is hosted on the third Thursday of every month at Richmond Marriott Short Pump.

Meet our June speaker, Patti Titus!

“Cyber Security Threat Landscape”

Mrs.  Titus has the ability to take a unique approach to a subject lots of folks are discussing but few with her breadth of knowledge and experience! Be prepared to hear about the rise in Organized Crime, Healthcare records (why the hackers want them), online safety, and much more!

Patricia Titus joined Markel Corporation in January 2016 as the Chief Information Security Officer and added Chief Privacy Officer in January 2017 with responsibility for ensuring the security and privacy of Markel’s information assets and the protection of customer information.  Previously, Ms.  Titus was the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Freddie Mac, Symantec, Unisys Corporation and the Transportation Security Administration within the Department of Homeland Security.

Ms.  Titus also serves on several advisory boards and is on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Ms.  Titus also worked overseas for several years in various positions within the U.S.  Department of Defense, the U.S.  State Department and various private sector firms.  She has more than 25 years of security management experience.

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Innsbrook Safety Alliance – Lunch and Learn

Jon Reinmuth will discuss Workplace Fire Safety, review an outline of how to conduct a fire drill, including evacuation procedures.  Jon will also discuss how and when to use a fire extinguisher as well as answer any questions from the audience about fire safety! Register Here

2018 Wellness Fair Moved to July!

 

Save the date and join our interactive wellness fair, Tuesday, July 10th from 11 am – 2 pm in the Markel Building at 4600 Cox Road, James A & B.  We will be hosting a variety of beneficial health vendors from the local community.  There will be prizes to win, helpful information, giveaways, and much more! Virginia Blood Services will be there as well collecting blood donations outside the building.

  • Bon Secours
  • ACAC
  • Rejuvenate MD
  • Catalyst Fit
  • CryoRVA
  • The Float Zone
  • Success by Health
  • VA Blood Services
  • Dianna Hayes: Anti Aging Wellness Coach
  • Greenbrook TMS Neurohealth
  • Orangetheory Fitness
  • Ellen Bernstein: Essential Oil Acupuncture & Health Coach
  • Diamond in the Rough
  • Sally Norton: Vitality Coach
  • Phil Wolf: Reliv

You can apply to be a vendor here: 2018 Wellness Vendor App

Please fill out the application and email to Jennifer Hummel at jennifer@catalystfitrva.com

 

 

 

 

Taste of Virginia 2018

 

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TOVA

Calling all foodies! The Innsbrook Foundation is bringing you one of the greatest culinary events in Richmond and supporting charity partner, K9s For Warriors.  Celebrating all things Virginia, Innsbrook Taste of Virginia, presented by Capital Ale House, will be showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title.  The categories to take home an award this year are “Taste of Virginia”, “Best Presentation”, “Virginia’s Sweetest”, and “Le Chic Suite”.  Enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the day and take part in the finale fireworks show in that night!

Tickets

Tickets go on sale on at 10 a.m.  on Monday, April 2nd with an ONLINE ONLY Early Bird Special of $6 per ticket.  This early bird special will run for 30 days, ending at 11:59 p.m.  on May 1st.  Ticket prices increase on May 2nd to $8 and then $10 at the gate, day of.  Kids, 10 and under, are free.

Food

The delectable cuisine alone will be worth the price of admission.  Arrive at the Innsbrook Pavilion with an empty stomach and allow your taste buds to guide you through the finest dishes the Richmond metro area has to offer, featuring an array of diverse flavors from around the world.  You can also indulge in sweet and savory selections that will leave your mouth watering for more.

Beverages

Innsbrook Taste of Virginia is about more than just incredible food.  The festival will also be featuring up to 20 different craft beer selections.  In addition, we will once again have refreshing and delicious Virginia wines on the beverage list.

Entertainment

As a family-friendly event, Taste of Virginia welcomes all ages to partake in the fun. In addition to Kid’s Zone activities, moon bounces and corn hole, live Virginia bands will be providing the soundtrack for the festival.  Hear diverse tunes from The Trongone Band, Soul Expressions, and Main Street Station all throughout the day.  Plan to connect with friends, family, and fellow foodies as you position yourself for a spectacular FIREWORKS FINALE!

Charity

Not only does Innsbrook’s Taste of Virginia provide delectable food for you and your family, this event is all about community.  It helps support the K9s For Warriors organization. K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of service dogs to military veterans suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post-9/11.  Help us show our veterans and military heroes how much we appreciate their service at a special ceremony to honor them that we’ve added to the event festivities. Visit their site here

Sponsors

Taste of Virginia is presented by Capital Ale House, “pouring more Virginia beer than any other company.” They are excited to present the event and believe TOVA highlights their efforts to promote all things Virginia.

A large “thank you” goes out to our many additional supporters

Go Green this Spring with Innsbrook Saves the Earth Week

Innsbrook Saves The Earth Week Returns
April 25-26! 

Innsbrook Saves The Earth Week is the weeklong event that invites you to get involved and participate in Innsbrook events to help keep our environment healthy and safe, in honor of Earth Day.  Founded on a commitment to the environment and a preservation of green, open space since “day one” in 1982, Innsbrook continues its environmental activism with a weeklong celebration of Earth Day.

Need to do Some Spring Cleaning?

Each year, the Innsbrook community comes together to show support for Mother Earth.  This year, we are offering a variety of ways that you can help Innsbrook Go Green this spring.  On Wednesday, April 25, we invite you to take to the lake for Innsbrook’s Annual Lake Cleanup at Lake Innsbrook from 11:00 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m.  Supply pick-up will be at 4600 Cox Rd.  at 11:00 a.m.  For our Clean Out the Clutter event, we’ve partnered with Proshred Security to offer you paper shredding on Thursday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.  at 4470 Cox Rd.  There is no limit on the number of papers you have to bring!

Spring into Safety

 

Spring into Safety

With the slow increase in temperatures, you might be planning your next vacation.  Statistically, this time of year is when people are travelling the most.  Besides going on vacation, people are generally traveling more in their daily lives, to school, work, or completing errands.  However, regardless of the reason you are traveling, or whether you are driving or flying to your destination, safety is a priority.  Being a safe traveler not only benefits you, but also benefits those around you.  Because of that reason, we have put together some information and a few safety tips to help you on your commute.

 

Driving

Safety on the roads has become more difficult to maintain due to higher numbers of travelers and because of a wide array of distractions that affect driver safety.  Safevahighways.org has reported 171 traffic fatalities since January 1st, 2018 by State Police of this year.  This is an increase from last year, which was 158 at this time.  They are encouraging drivers to “Take Five to Stay Alive”, a slogan used to encourage drivers to recognize and change their own unsafe habits on the road, helping to reduce the amount of traffic fatalities.  Knowing those unsafe habits will not only help you but those traveling with you.  Now that spring is here and the weather is only going to get warmer, according to AAA, on average, Americans drive more during the warmer seasons than they do in the colder ones.  Warmer seasons offer the best driving conditions, chiefly due to more daytime driving with longer days and temperatures will stay above freezing so conditions are safer even when wet.  However, regardless of season, there are still certain times that are worse than others when driving.  The NHTSA reports that most accidents occur during “rush hour,” the hours between 3 p.m.  and 6 p.m.  They also express that Saturdays are the most dangerous day of the week to drive, primarily because there are more cars and drunk drivers on the road than any other day.  According to AAA, 31% of fatal drunk driving accidents occur on the weekend, especially between the hours of midnight and 3 a.m.  Be mindful when traveling on holidays, July is approaching and according to the IIHS, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 4th of July is ranked as the deadliest day to travel.

Although spring is technically here, we are still facing unpredictable weather, knowing how the weather affects you and your vehicle can help you navigate through the elements safely.  Taking weather conditions into consideration can help you become a safe driver.  Fog is prevalent in the spring and fall and rain, snow, and wind are still factors this year as “old man winter” continues to hang on.  Remember that these conditions can impair your vision, and can cause the roads to become slick.  These conditions can affect the performance of your vehicle, affecting traction, stability, and maneuverability.  According to U.S.  Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, there are an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year, and approximately 22%, or nearly 1,259,000, of those crashes are weather related.  The vast majority of weather related crashes happen on wet pavement and during rainfall.  According to driversed.com, heavy fog is the most dangerous due to the reduction of visibility.  Safety tips when driving in fog include lowering the beam on your headlights and reducing your speed.

 

Regardless of the weather conditions, remember it is never worth it to text and drive.  According to the Federal Communications Commission, approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 injured daily in the United States in incidents reported as involving a distracted driver, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) reports.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 3,477 people killed and an estimated additional 391,000 people injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2015 alone.  During daylight hours across America, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, the NHTSA reports.  Handheld cell phone use continues to be highest among 16-24 year old drivers, according to the National Occupant Protection Use Survey.  In 2012, 3,328 people were killed in distraction-related crashes.  About 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver.  In 2012, 11% of drivers under age 20 involved in fatal accidents were reported to be distracted at the time of the crash.

 

Travelling with children can be fun, and yet sometimes stressful.  The most important way to keep your kids safe, according to consumerreport.org is buckling them up.  Although this is an easy thing to do, the consumer report suggests that a lot of people still neglect to do this.  Studies shows seat belts are responsible for saving 329,715 lives in the last 50 years.  Also, keep in mind that children 12 years and under should always ride in the backseat in a child seat or with a seat belt that is recommended by the National Safety Council in accordance with the child’s age, height and weight.  According to the National Safety Council, car crashes are the leading cause of death for children.  In 2015, 1,346 children under age 15 were killed in motor vehicle crashes.  That’s more than three children every day.  Properly securing children in safety seats goes a long way in keeping them safer.  NSC believes child restraint systems should go beyond state requirements, because too often state laws are no match for the laws of physics.

Something that may not be on your radar is the securing any items that are lying around in the car is also important.  The idea behind this is that if you were to have a crash those items could turn into projectiles, causing more injuries.  One final point of critical importance: NEVER leave your child alone in the car.  Unfortunately due to this, each year children die from heatstroke in vehicles.

 

Flying

When it comes to flying the first issue that comes to mind for some, is having to deal with Airport Security.  TSA is such a pain, right? Though this is an underappreciated and, perhaps, ever disdained job, the folks in these positions are simply doing their a job that is critical to your safety during your flight.  Unfortunately, the rules tend to vary a little from airport to airport due to testing and the implementation of new safety procedures, but here are some tips from the TSA website, TSA.gov, that will help you get through security at Richmond International a bit faster.

First, give yourself time to deal with last minute challenges that could cause you problem in making your flight.  1) Leave home with plenty of time to get to the airport early.  This will not only help with getting through security, but also with any unforeseen issues with traffic or with the airline.  2) Observe the “3-1-1 Rule”: liquids, gels, and, aerosols, typically your toiletries, are to be no larger than 3.4 oz, and fit in 1 quart size bag and you are limited to 1 per person.  These items along with any food and electronics larger than your cell phone, i.e.  laptops, tablets, kindles, gaming systems, etc., must come out of your bags.  If you are traveling with food, packing it in clear bags may aid with the screening process.  3) You are required to take your shoes off, unless directed otherwise by a TSA officer (or you are 75 years or older or 12 years or younger).  4) A great way to save time is to apply for TSA Pre-check.  If approved, this will reduce the time needed for the screening process, and you can keep your shoes on, and toiletries in your bag.  These tips are the most common issues dealt with by passengers.  More information is available at www.tsa.gov.

Maintaining the safe transport of your belongings should also be on your “flying safe checklist”.  If you like to print your boarding pass at home, and prefer to be dropped off at the airport to save time and money from finding parking, Smarter Travel.com may be a good source for tips to keep your personal belongings safe, from home to your final destination.  Suggestions you may find helpful include: 1) put all your belongings into one place, 2) place documentation, such as identification, boarding passes, cash and credit cards in a little plastic bag and keep that bag in a convenient pocket in your carry-on, so these critically important items are easy to find and more difficult to lose.  3)Last, but not least, pack light, if you don’t absolutely need it, don’t bring it.  In the case of air travel, less is actually more.

In conclusion, whether traveling by road or air, safety is paramount.  It is important to understand that although there is inherent risk in travelling, planning ahead can reduce that risk substantially.  Your focus on safe practices while traveling will not only keep you safe, but also maintain a higher level safety for those around you.  Keep in mind that procedures concerning flight travel may vary from airport to airport.

 

Whether travelling by plane or automobile, maintaining safe practices will increase your chances of making it through the river and over the woods to grandmother’s house safely and happily!

Don’t Miss: April’s Innsbrook Table Talks with Vincent A. Wood, III, CFA

April’s installment of Innsbrook Table Talks is sure to be one of our most informative yet.  With Chartered Financial Analyst®, Vincent A.  Wood, III leading the discussion titled “Economic Impact on Stock Market Volatility”, there’s something for everyone at this invigorating Innsbrook Table Talks on April 19!

Innsbrook Table Talks is the perfect outlet to network and spread the buzz about your company.  Get your business a front row seat and promote your product or service by sponsoring an event.  There will also be door prizes you can win at each month’s meeting! Your business may offer a door prize to help promote your products as well.  Innsbrook Table Talks is hosted on the third Thursday of every month from 7:15 a.m.  – 9:00 a.m., at Richmond Marriott Short Pump.


Meet our Speaker: Vincent A.  Wood, III, CFA
Managing Partner, Towne Wealth Management
Chartered Financial Analyst
®

Vince is a Managing Partner at Towne Wealth Management where he serves the comprehensive wealth management needs of high net worth families including owners of privately held companies and families with multi-generational wealth.  Vince offers clients over 30 years of financial services experience with an extensive background in portfolio management for individual and trust investment management needs.  As a Chartered Financial Analyst®, Vince is dedicated to providing a disciplined investment approach focused on capital preservation, risk management and prudent growth.  Vince was previously a Senior Vice President and Investment Strategist with SunTrust Bank’s Private Wealth Management Division where he spent 15 years.

Through a highly experienced team-based approach, the advisors at Towne Wealth Management deliver comprehensive wealth management services which are tailored to a client’s specific goals and needs, including tax-efficient financial planning; investment management; retirement planning; risk management; and trust/estate planning.

Vince holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Vince holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.  Vince is a board member of the CFA Society Virginia and a recruiting volunteer for his alma mater Virginia Military Institute.

 

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