Reinvent Yourself in 2018! Innsbrook’s Biggest Loser Returns January 2018


Get a head start on your New Year’s Resolution and start planning to register for Innsbrook’s annual Biggest Loser weight-loss competition! The annual Biggest Loser competition kicks off in January with the first weigh-in on January 9, 2018.  This December, registration will open for individuals and teams to compete for the title of Innsbrook’s Biggest Loser 2018.

People will be making lifestyle changes with friends and coworkers and earning points as they work towards their health goals! Innsbrook’s Biggest Loser is Innsbrook’s signature weight-loss event that builds camaraderie as teams of five work together through a friendly eight-week competition to get healthy and stay healthy for life. Whether you are trying to lose five pounds or fifty pounds, this program is all about your success and meeting your personal goal!

This year, the competition takes on a new twist with our two fitness partners, Seal Team and Catalyst Fit with a new motivational and fun approach to weight loss.  Work alongside fitness professionals at Seal Team in team exercises that will not only challenge your mind and body but will also show you that fitness can be fun in the process.  PLUS the Catalyst Fit team will be there to teach you all about body metrics and the science of weightloss through dietary support, burn rates and body composition all while teaching you the benefits of proper nutrition and regular exercise.  This year’s competition will be a true learning experience above all else and we can ‘t wait to get the competition rolling.  It’s all new at the Biggest Loser 2018 competition!

Check back regularly as more information will be added as it becomes available!


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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!



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Jump-start Your Holiday Shopping at The 2017 InnsBazaar


Innsbrook’s annual holiday craft show features over 25 different vendors and crafters from all over Richmond and the surrounding area.  Kick off your holiday shopping on your lunch break, right here in Innsbrook!


Meander through our diverse selection of crafts.  Enjoy our several jewelry makers, clothing apparel companies and the many other unique items made and sold by our local merchants.  Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your Christmas list and enjoy delicious food available on site. Be ahead of the game and start your holiday shopping before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins.

Friday, December 1st; 10:00AM- 2:00PM

4521 Highwoods Pkwy., Glen Allen, VA 23060


This year’s InnsBazaar will benefit Henrico Christmas Mother.Henrico Christmas Mother Logo Black

Since 1942, Henrico Christmas Mother has provided food, new clothes, toys, books and other gift items to Henrico families with children, seniors age 65+ and disabled adults during the holiday season.  Our volunteer Council Members work year-round to ensure each program recipient enjoys a shopping experience characterized by choice and dignity. 

We kindly ask that the Innsbrook Community bring any and all new board books for toddlers, blankets for seniors, hats and gloves for teens and dry goods like cereal, crackers and cookies to the InnsBazaar to contribute to this incredibly generous cause that helps so many right here in our community.

Virginia is for Lovers: November 16 Executives’ Breakfast with Rita McClenny


The Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast is back with yet another fantastic speaker for November! This month’s speaker is President/CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation Rita McClenny with her discussion “The Power of Love: How Virginia is for Lovers has endured 50 years of attracting visitors to Virginia.” 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!

Rita D.  McClenny serves as president and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, a state agency charged with marketing the Commonwealth as a premier travel destination and film location.  The mission of VTC is to expand domestic and international in-bound travel and motion picture production to generate revenue and employment in Virginia.  Ms.  McClenny was born and raised in Southampton County, VA and presently resides in the City of Richmond.

Tourism and film are instant revenue generators for Virginia.VIRGINIA TOURISM

In 2015, tourism in Virginia generated $23 billion in revenue, supported 223,100 jobs and over $1.6 billion in state and local taxes.  Tourism is the 5th largest private employer in Virginia.  In 2015, the film and motion picture industry’s overall contribution to the state’s economy totaled $615.6 million, and created 3,883 jobs, and generated $24.3 million in state and local tax revenue.  Find out the impact that regional tourism has on the area and how it benefits our business culture as an economic generator at the November Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast! 

The Executives’ Breakfast is open to all.  There is no need to be an “executive” or work in Innsbrook to wake up and hear from engaging speakers while building new business relationships.  The breakfast meets every third Thursday of the month.  Stay tuned to see our 2017 calendar fill up with engaging speakers you will not want to miss.


Best Pumpkin Palooza EVER… See you next year!

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It was nonstop Palooza with the community rolling in right up until the last minute of the festivities! Nearly 4,000 attendees showed up to the Saturday, October 28 Pumpkin Palooza on a spooktacularly boo-tiful day! The pumpkin launcher was a real crowd-pleaser with pumpkins soaring over 300 feet across Lake Rooty.  There were hundreds of costumes- all of them winners! From cabbage patch kids to baby lions, minions, and princesses, this year’s costumes were truly over the top! PLUS over two dozen pets showed up in costume in a truly amazing show of creativity including a carriage filled with “baby” yorkies in costume! The Godwin High School Jazz Band was amazing and was victorious in the Battle of the Bands Contest with The Steward School Jazz Band in close second in a riveting competition that truly came down to the last note! That’s not all! The music from Emma and Eli Band and Five Second Rule truly brought down the house!

This Year’s Lineup Was Better Than Ever!

With over 700 pumpkins supplied by Publix Super Markets, this year’s Pumpkin Palooza was more pumpkin fun than ever before! From relaxing moments by the water with a fall brew, to the Battle of the Bands contest, costume contests, amazing artisan market, Punkin Dunkin, Pumpkin bowling and pumpkin decorating, this year’s Palooza was packed with family fun and was truly a spectacular sight to see! Whether you’re 9 or 90, a toddler or an executive, you won’t be able to resist the excitement at the annual Pumpkin Palooza! There is always 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! The community pumpkin launcher was a hit with people lining up to soar pumpkins over 300 feet through the air!

This year’s event benefitted 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. This foundation provides support, awareness, education and help for those battling teenage depression.  Click HERE for more information!

Thank you to all of our volunteers, sponsors, vendors, band participants, Pumpkin Dunkin participants and the entire Innsbrook community!

We would like to thank our 60 volunteers who showed up and worked alongside the Innsbrook Foundation team to pull off this great event! We would also like to thank all of our sponsors who made this event so special for so many.  A special thank you goes out to Jay Paige for truly giving this event his all and helping to bring it all together.  A special thank you also goes out to CBS 6 and NBC 12 for supporting the event.  We simply cannot thank everyone enough who helped coordinate this event behind-the-scenes and to those who did their all to make sure the 2017 Pumpkin Palooza was truly better than ever before!




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A Fusion of Charitable Events in Innsbrook!


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

32nd Annual RRRC Toy Run presented by Primrose Schools of Richmond

Join the Richmond Road Runners Club (RRRC) for the 32nd Annual RRRC Toy Run 5K, presented by Primrose Schools of Richmond and support the U.S.  Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program for local children.

BRING A TOY AND RUN FOR FREE.  Celebrate this season of giving as we collect new unwrapped toys for USMC Reserve’s Toys for Tots.  RRRC members bring a new unwrapped $15 toy or pay a $15 race registration fee.  Non-members bring a new unwrapped $20 toy or pay a fee of $20.  You can also do both!

The Kids’ Weeble Wooble Fun Run is free but you must register your child(ren).  Toys or monetary donations from the Wobblers are welcome.

When: December 10, 2017

11 a.m.  – 2 p.m.

Where: Innsbrook Pavilion Area
4901 Lake Brook Drive
Glen Allen, VA US 23060

For more information and registration click here



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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.


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


Meet Innsbrook’s Own Chopped Champion, Chef Ype Von Hengst


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



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


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 and iTimes
-Security meet and greets
-Property management organizations
-Human resource organizations
-Small business organizations
-Henrico County News
-Home owners associations