Get Your Tickets! Innsbrook After Hours Announces KOOL & THE GANG for New Year’s Eve 2018

Screen Shot 2017-10-16 at 2.20.49 PMKick off the new year in style with Kool & The Gang with special guest The Mashup at Innsbrook After Hours Servpro Pavilion! With a ball drop, light show and more this year’s celebration promises to be Richmond’s best yet! Earlybird tickets are on sale through October 31st with a variety of hospitality packages available as well.  Don’t miss this legendary New Year’s celebration!

NEW YEARS EVE DINNER AND VIP HOSPITALITY TICKETS AVAILABLE :

  • SKYBOX CELEBRATION!
  • VIP EXPERIENCE CELEBRATION!
  • GOLD CIRCLE DINING CELEBRATION!
  • PARTY PORCH GALA CELEBRATION!
  • AND PATRON, PRIVATE CHALET CELEBRATIONS!

For more information and tickets visit http://innsbrookafterhours.com/concert-schedule/nye-2018-celebration/

Don’t Miss the November 16 Executives’ Breakfast with Rita McClenny

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The Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast is back with yet another fantastic speaker for November! This month’s speaker is President/CEO of Virginia Tourism CorporationRita McClenny.  With just one more installment of the 2017 Executives’ Breakfast series in December, this month’s discussion is one you won’t want to miss!

It’s PUMPKIN PALOOZA TIME!

Pumpkin chunking is being taken to another level right here in Innsbrook at the 8th annual Great Pumpkin Palooza, benefitting the Cameron K.  Gallagher Foundation, on Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.  at 4951 Lake Brook Drive.

Grab-N-Go flyer available here

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: Join in the fun and help make this Pumpkin Palooza the best ever!

Sign up to volunteer HERE

CALLING ALL CATAPULT TEAMS: Schools, universities, clubs, businesses – get your team together to showcase your pumpkin catapulting abilities! Contact the Innsbrook Foundation today to sign up a team!

CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BANDS: Join our “Battle of the Bands” contest at this years Pumpkin Palooza! So far, we have bands registered from The Steward School and Godwin High School. Contact the Innsbrook Foundation to sign up a school band!

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! This year, we have two teams already registered! The ACE Center at Highland Springs and The Highland Springs Center for Engineering are going head-to-head this year to see who will win.  Think you can launch a pumpkin farther? Enter today! 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! Contact the Innsbrook Foundation to sign up a school band!

Sit back and relax by the water with a refreshing fall brew and listen to our Battle of the Bands contest or watch and participate in a myriad of pumpkin events including Punkin’ Dunkin’, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin painting and even an apple chunking contest with the Highwoods Properties’ crossbow.  Browse through our fall market with over 15 local vendors! Grab your favorite festival food and enjoy the Markel Kidszone with pony rides, a petting zoo, a moon bounce and straw bale fun or climb the Truliant FCU Rock Wall! NEW THIS YEAR….Bring your furry friends for our Canine Costume Contest or participate in our All-Ages Costume Contest yourself, PLUS we’ve added the Endorphin Fitness Bike Safety Rodeo.  Whether you’re 9 or 90, a toddler or an executive, you won’t be able to resist the excitement at this year’s Pumpkin Palooza!

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 big in 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!

This year’s event benefits the Cameron K.  Gallagher Foundation which is a beacon of hope for those who are affected by teenage depression and anxiety.  The CKG Foundation empowers teens and their families to proactively take care of their mental health and seek help when they need it.  At the event, you can make a donation with our bucket brigade and purchase pumpkins which will help support the critically important mission of CKG.

The 2017 Lineup Will Knock Your Socks Off!

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

To become a sponsor, contact the Innsbrook Foundation here.

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This year, Innsbrook’s Pumpkin Palooza supports the Cameron K.  Gallagher Foundation.  This foundation provides support, awareness, education and help for those battling teenage depression.  Click HERE for more information!

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A Fusion of Fall Events in Innsbrook!

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Read up on all the upcoming events happening in Innsbrook this fall season.  There are many opportunities for giving back to important charities with a fantastic cause.  Check them out below!

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NAMIWalks Virginia – October 21st

 

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

4951 Lake Brook Dr., Glen Allen, VA

North Shore Commons Lawn

READ MORE HERE

National Kidney Foundation

 

Central Virginia Kidney Walk – October 21st

 

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

4901 Lake Brook Dr., Glen Allen, VA

Innsbrook Pavilion

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Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s – November 4th

 

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Saturday, November 4th, 2017

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA

Markel Plaza and Parking Lot

READ MORE HERE

October 19 Executives’ Breakfast: “P.O.W.E.R.ful Women of RVA”

 

executivesbreakfastSave the date for the October 19 Executives’ Breakfast featuring the “P.O.W.E.R.ful Women of RVA”: Panel discussion with some of RVA’s powerful women entrepreneurs.  You’ll hear their insight and wisdom on being a woman in the business world today.  The panel will answer questions about overcoming their struggles, their suggestions for up-and-coming female entrepreneurs, and what it’s like to be a female entrepreneur in RVA today.  Register today to hear their tips and best lessons learned in growing your own business or career.

REGISTER HERE

Read below for insight on all three women on the panel.

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Deanna Hathaway

Founding partner Deanna Hathaway has been practicing law for over a decade, focusing on consumer bankruptcy, wills, and basic trusts.  She has also represented lenders and trustees in consumer and commercial bankruptcy matters and now concerns herself with improving the financial health of others.
“I chose to focus on helping others find a pathway to financial stability because of my own personal experience.  Helping my parents plan for their futures showed me the challenges facing so many.”
A native of Alexandria, Virginia, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond, and received her law degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary.  While at William & Mary, she did extensive research for the Commonwealth Attorneys Services Council and members of the Law faculty.  She also received a fellowship to pursue research work on employment law.  This academic work has served her well in her law practice, and especially so at Hathaway Adair. Deanna is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, is admitted to practice before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and the Supreme Court of Virginia.  She is the past chair of the Executive Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the Richmond Bar Association, is a member of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  She is currently serving a three year-term on the Richmond Bar Association’s Finance Committee.  Deanna is often asked to speak on the topics of bankruptcy and consumer law to community organizations and groups like the Legal Information Network for Cancer and the Governor’s Housing Conference.
Deanna is also serving as the President for the NAWBO Richmond and Southeast Virginia chapter A resident of Richmond’s historic Fan District, she stays active in local professional and community groups, and is a proud mother of two.

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Tawanda Johnson

RKL Resources provides recruitment services, customized HR consulting and HR training to some of the world’s most admired brands.  “Clients count on us to help them move from chaos to clarity and to stabilize rapid change in a way that leads to lasting progress.  We adhere to the highest standards of ethical and professional behavior while providing you with innovative and cost-effective human resources solutions based on market trends and industry best practices.  Our flexible approach is designed to meet your specific needs – and to exceed your greatest expectations.”
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The dream and business plan for BedCrafters by Michelle’s retail showroom concept started while working for Custom Comfort by Winn mattress manufacturing plant in 1992.  In the planning stages while working in manufacturing, I learned how to build a mattress and understand how to combine the raw material for individual needs, comfort, and quality.  Prior to opening the 1st location, I began working with orthopedic surgeons, neurologist, chiropractors and sleep centers to understand our body’s need and requirements for a great restful night’s sleep.  BedCrafter’s team understands the need to educate the customer and community on the importance of a good night’s sleep and the value of a high quality mattress.  Our Team mission is the make a difference one night at time.  The BedCrafters team includes my daughter Jessica, son Trevor, and longtime family friends Les Young, Bud Myers, Tyler Shook and Tony Shebelskie.
BedCrafters by Michelle provides a quality, locally handcrafted mattress backed by
excellent customer service.  This promise means extraordinary product, real relationships and accountability to our customer.  We are very proud of our accomplishments and cherish the meaningful relationships we build each day with our community both personally and
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Meet Innsbrook’s Own Chopped Champion, Chef Ype Von Hengst

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Compliments to the chef!

October 13 from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.

Now is your chance to to see a cooking demonstration from Chef Ype Von Hengst of the Silver Diner, WINNER of Food Network’s Chopped! Chef Ype will be presenting a demonstration on cooking comfort food with a healthy twist.  This demonstration is available for FREE to the public and will be held on October 13 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  at 10890 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst is a Co-Founder, alongside President and CEO Bob Giaimo, of the Silver Diner.  Ype also serves as the Vice President of Culinary Operations, Member of the Board of Directors, Director of Purchasing and Director of Quality Control at the Silver Diner.  In addition to his managerial roles, Ype is primarily responsible for the development of all menu selections.  After co-founding Silver Diner, Inc.  with Giaimo in 1989, Ype has developed hundreds of seasonal specials and new menu items to ensure Silver Diner’s selections continually reflect the trends and changes in consumer tastes and preferences.

Visit the Silver Diner’s website

October 12 Wellness Forum With Dennis Spurrier: Integrating Exercise Into Your Routine

 

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Mark your calendar for this month’s Wellness Forum on October 12, featuring Dennis Spurrier of Bon Secours Physical Therapy and Sports Performance. Come out to this exciting and interesting discussion on staying active in your busy daily life.

Dennis promises a fun and interactive presentation that will encourage you to become more active, improve posture, and be mindful of office ergonomics.  He will demonstrate how to use your office for basic stretching and back exercises.  Participants will leave with an understanding of the benefits of daily exercise, how to implement activity into your routine, and everyday items to use for exercise.

The Wellness Forum meets at 4600 Cox Road in James Salon Room A.  Meetings take place from 12:00 p.m.  – 1:00 p.m.  Light fare lunch and refreshments will be served to those who RSVP. 

To sign up, contact Sandy Kuhn at skuhn@innsbrook.com.

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October 12 Safety Alliance Meeting

Join Us October 12, FREE Safety Seminar

 

 

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– Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
– Time: 8:00 a.m.  – 9:00 a.m.
– Location: 4600 Cox Rd., Salon A, Glen Allen, VA 23060

The Safety Alliance Meeting usually takes place on the second Thursday of every month from 8:00 a.m.  – 9:00 a.m.  However, once each quarter, it will be held on the first Thursday of the month as a lunch meeting from 11:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.  All meetings are FREE.  See details, information and special dates below.

Why Do We Meet?
-Information sharing
-Henrico County Community News
-Innsbrook Community News
-Safety and security awareness

Who Is Invited To Attend
-Property managers
-Office managers
-Human resource managers
-Business owners
-Neighborhood association members
-Property owners or designers

Topics For Discussion
-Safety and security in Innsbrook and Henrico County
-Fire Department services
-Emergency preparedness plans
-Henrico County administration
-Allied universal security—trends/tips
-Current events impacting safety/security/roads

Morning meetings (8 a.m.  – 9 a.m.)
-Second Thursday of each month
-Location: 4600 Cox Road Salon A
-Breakfast treats to be served
-April 13th – Mail Fraud
-May 11th – The Proper Way of Disposing Confidential Documents

Lunch meetings (11:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.)
-Location: 4600 Cox Road Salon A
-March 2nd – Credit Card Skimmers: Allied Universal/Henrico Police Department
-June 8th – Active Shooter Seminar: Sponsored by Markel, Allied Universal and Highwoods Properties.  Special thanks to Henrico Police.
-September 7th – Active Shooter Seminar: Sponsored by Allied Universal.  Special thanks to Henrico Police.
-November 2nd – Holiday Season Tips; Allied Universal/Henrico Police Department

Communications And Marketing Venues
-Innsbrook.com and iTimes
-Security meet and greets
-Property management organizations
-Human resource organizations
-Small business organizations
-Henrico County News
-Home owners associations

THANK YOU for Another Fantastic Richmond Corporate Games!

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Presented by:

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It’s Another Corporate Games for the Record Books!

See which team came out on top!

A league:

1st: Dominion Energy

2nd: Markel Corp

3rd: Yukon Learning

4th: Snagajob

B league:

1st: Singlestone

2nd: Davenport & Company LLC

3rd: Richmond Times Dispatch

4th: CBRE Richmond

GOLDEN PIGGY AWARD: Markel Corp with over $9,000 in funds raised for Special Olympics Virginia!

CONGENIALITY AWARD: Markel Corp

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: Yukon Learning 

 

32 years and still going strong, that’s the Richmond Corporate Games! The competition began Friday, September 22, with the popular canoe relay, and continued into Saturday, September 23.  It all came down to the wire with an intense Tug-O-War match for first place in the A League.  We congratulate Dominion Energy on their incredible feats on the field and for coming out in first place in the A League! After even more intense gameplay, Singlestone came out on top for the B League!A huge shoutout goes out to every team who competed and made the Richmond Corporate Games 2017 the most memorable yet!

We want to thank everyone who participated as an athlete, sponsor, volunteer or spectator! THANK YOU for making this year’s games so memorable for so many and for helping to contribute to our charity partner, Special Olympics Virginia.

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.  You don’t have to be an athlete to be a part of the Richmond Corporate Games!

Get your fellow coworkers to sign up for the games this year! It’s never too early to start preparing your team for the 2018 Corporate Games! There are several 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.

To Sign Up Corporate Teams click here

 

We Are Always Looking For Volunteers – Volunteer and get the best seats in the house! The Richmond Corporate Games offers opportunities to volunteer in a variety of ways.  From canoe assistants to line judges, everyone can contribute to the fun of the Richmond Corporate Games!

We Need Volunteers! Click Here To Volunteer 

 

The games include classics like Volleyball, an Obstacle Challenge, Tug-O-War, and many more favorites, like the Zany Relay! We also featured a new game this year: HUMAN FOOLSBALL! Test your teamwork, strategy and coordination as you pass a soccerball among your teammates while trying to be the first team down the field and across the goal line! See if you can not only be the winning team but also get a perfect score of 30 points!

The Richmond Corporate Games would like to thank some of our team members who have truly helped to shape the games into what they are today.  You may recognize Scott Carter as the MC for the games.  This year’s games mark Scott’s 31st year as MC.  While Scott’s hyping up crowds on the mic, Celeste Joyce is working hard behind-the-scenes.  This year, Celeste will be keeping score and running statistics for the games for the 30th year in a row.  A huge thank you goes out to Scott and Celeste for their dedication and service in making the Richmond Corporate Games a truly special event for the entire RVA community.  Special thanks also to our volunteer referees, Michael Swain and Jay Morris, who keep order on the field while keeping the games fun and exciting!

– To sign up a sponsor, send inquiries to events@innsbrook.com

– For The Official RCG Rule Book  click here

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

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The Special Olympics is gearing up for its 50 year anniversary celebration!

Donate to Special Olympics Here:

DONATE

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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!

 

 

September Executives’ Breakfast Speaker: Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas

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Get ready for yet another fantastic discussion at the Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast on September 21st! This month’s speaker is Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas, who will present “The State of the County.” With a unique perspective on Innsbrook and the surrounding Henrico County area, this discussion is one you won’t want to miss.  Directly following the breakfast meeting, we will be making presentations to two local charities as a result of our recent Taste of Virginia 2017.  It will be an action-packed meeting!

John Vithoulkas has worked for Henrico since 1997 as a budget analyst, budget director, finance director and deputy county manager for administration, as well as special economic adviser to the county manager.  Before coming to Henrico, he worked as a police planner and then assistant budget director in Gaston County, N.C.  He also served as a lead budget analyst in Chesterfield County.  After leaving Chesterfield County in 1997, John came to Henrico as Budget Analyst.  He was promoted to Budget Director in 1999 and, in 2007, was promoted to Finance Director.  With his experience and knowledge of the county’s budget, he became a Special Economic Adviser to the County Manager in 2009 and then Deputy County Manager two years later.  In January of 2013, John’s vast experience as budget and finance director culminated with his appointment to the position of County Manager, overseeing a budget of $1.1 billion.  Mr.  Vithoulkas was born in Athens, Greece and grew up right here in Henrico and attended J.R.  Tucker High School.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  John and his wife live in Glen Allen with their three children, 2 of which attend Virginia colleges.

As an added bonus Jeff Fitch, last month’s speaker and Sales Manager for the PGA TOUR Champions and the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, has donated 2 grounds passes to the Dominion Energy Charity Classic golf tournament at the Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course to be raffled off at this month’s breakfast! Be sure to attend for fantastic discussions and a chance to win big!

REGISTER HERE

Thank you to our wonderful sponsor of this event!

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TowneBank is a community bank with a great hometown spirit.  TowneBank is also a relationship and friendship driven local bank focused on basic human values that will serve to create a warm sense of belonging and financial well-being among our family of members.  We know this to be true here in Innsbrook!