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Ready to return to work? Thinking about placing your children back into child care? Here are a few helpful facts and tips from

4 Henrico students among 28 state winners of Comcast NBCUniversal scholarships | The Henrico Citizen

Comcast NBCUniversal recently announced it had awarded approximately $70,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 28 Virginia high school students –

Regional pet store chain adds spot in Short Pump - Richmond BizSense

With her beloved bulldog as her inspiration, Nancy Guinn has Dog Krazy on the move again with a second Richmond-area shop.

New orchid store is set to open western Henrico | Business |

Chadwick & Son Orchids Inc. is expanding by opening a second area store.

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Do you have a business idea you’re excited about, but need help figuring out if you’re ready to invest your time and money to bring it to life?

Stop thinking and start testing at the Idea Factory, a 5-week virtual program where you’ll learn how to test, improve, and validate your idea and get ready to create a product experiment, often called a “minimum viable product” (MVP).

Henrico County Schools holding pop-up school supply drive

While Henrico County Public Schools’ 2020-21 school year will begin using a fully virtual format, students still need school supplies.

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Refocus and Rebuild Second Webinar Series. After registering, you will re...

Virginia Community Capital has partnered with the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network, GENEDGE, UVA Wise Office of Economic Development and Southwest Virginia Alliance of Manufacturing to present a series of webinars focused around helping businesses recover and become more resilient if faced with another pandemic/disaster. This series will be presented by professionals within their industry providing the most up-to-date information and resources.

Session Dates and Topics:

August 6 – Resiliency Overview Session = The SBDC will review their recovery plan and provide a template that participants can use each week to develop their organizations resiliency plan.

August 13 – How to Manage debt Post COVID-19 = Credit building, managing and cash-flow management.

August 20 – Recovery Marketing/Re-Connecting with Your Customers and Supply Chain Review
August 27 – Inventory – Identify Revenue, Supply Chain Review

September 3 – Employee & Diversity Planning – Maintaining employment levels/engagement/recovery

September 10 – How to Prepare for the Next Crisis – Developing a Business Resiliency Plan – Why You Need It & How It Can Help (Crisis Management/Emergency Response/Business Recovery)

September 17 – Crisis Management – Developing Team and Processes

September 24 – Succession Planning & Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

October 1 – Key Technologies & Cyber Security Needs – Available Technology/Application Resources to Assist and will be presented by Jonathan Evenden with Aegis IT Solutions

October 8 – Key Resources, Customer Contacts/Critical Information Storage Options/Backups

October 15 – Risk Management/Evaluation – Transportation/Logistics Included

October 22 – Developing a Crisis Communication Plan presented by Kathy Still with University of Virginia's College at Wise.

October 29 – What Your Resiliency Plan Should Look Like…Now What? How to Implement & Annual Refresh

Register for one, two or all sessions.

Coates named Henrico Finance director | The Henrico Citizen

Henrico County's Department of Finance soon will have a new director. Meghan F. Coates, who joined the department as deputy director last year, will become its

COVID 19 Community Resources - Henrico County, Virginia

2020 CARES Act Stimulus Funds Programs and Contacts In an effort to help citizens identify potential resources that are available to assist individuals

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam - Rebuild Virginia Grant Fund

The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds.

How you can drive your car around Richmond Raceway | The Henrico Citizen

Richmond Raceway will host Track Laps for Charity presented by Sheetz on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Track Laps for Charity provides fans the

Richmond & Henrico Health Districts holding COVID-19 community testing events July 28th and July 30th - RVAHub

The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts will conduct community testing for COVID-19 in the upcoming week at the following locations.


Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), the state’s version of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), will enforce a standard that mandates — and, in some instances, exceeds — guidance issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and OSHA. The new standard covers most private employers in Virginia, as well as all state and local employees. We will be joined by Courtney Malveaux of Jackson Lewis to learn how your business will be impacted and what you can do to prepare.

Virginia creating COVID-19 dashboards to help inform school reopening decisions | Virginia |

As more Virginia school systems decide to start the upcoming school year completely online, the state is set to roll out a new tool to help districts decide when students

Events Archive - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden Shop is open until 6 p.m. Tickets for Flowers After 5 will be limited and timed tickets will be required for all guests, including members.  Tickets will be available online ONLY (no walk-ups). The event is rain or shine; no refunds. Cost is $14 adults; $11 senior citizens (65+); $8 children age 3-12; free for children under 3 and…

Purchase of 10,000 computers means Henrico Schools now has one for every student | The Henrico Citizen

For the first time in its history, Henrico County Public Schools now has the ability to provide an individual laptop computer or tablet to every student in the

The Hilb Group makes 10th acquisition within past year | Virginia Business

In its second acquisition announcement of the week, Henrico County-based insurance company The Hilb Group LLC (THG) on Wednesday announced it has acquired Michigan-based CIA Financial Group Inc. The transaction was effective July 1.

Innsbrook-based healthcare firm branches out with Lakewood clinic - Richmond BizSense

It’s the first of likely more to come in other nursing homes with which AllyAlign is affiliated, in a move that keeps step with shifting consumer considerations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Hilb Group acquires Mass.-based insurance agency | Virginia Business

Henrico County-based insurance company The Hilb Group LLC (THG) announced Tuesday it has acquired Chatham, Massachusetts-based Eldredge & Lumpkin Insurance Agency Inc. (E&L). The transaction was effective July 1.

Nation’s largest bank opens its first Richmond-area branch on Tuesday | Business |

Chase Bank, the nation’s largest financial institution, will open its first Richmond-area branch on Tuesday, July 21.

Seven Moody MS students among 13 winners of national computer science contest | The Henrico Citizen

Seven students from George H. Moody Middle School in Lakeside were among the 13 national winners of the Ignite Innovation Student Challenge. Ignite My Future in

Preparation in the Public Sector

The IEIC Virtual Summit Series: Preparation in the Public Sector

Led By Clint Heiden, Founder, IEIC

Hear how educators, policy makers, and economic development professionals are seeking to leverage developing networks and ensure their prosperity.

Henrico schools superintendent recommends virtual learning for start of school year

Henrico County Public School Superintendent Amy Cashwell announced the school district is recommending to go fully virtual at the start of the 2020-2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hard Hat Happy Hour Virtual Tour: New Kinsale HQ and Tapestry West Apartments - Richmond BizSense

We’re pleased to introduce Hard Hat Happy Hour Virtual Tours, a recurring video series that will take you inside some of the most noteworthy real estate developments under construction in the region. We’ll use this format while the pandemic continues to play out and until it’s safe to resume our usual in-person Hard Hat Happy Hour events.

Eco-Corridor breathes new life into Near West End | The Henrico Citizen

Like so many spring events that became casualties of COVID-19, the cancellation of the Eco-Corridor's grand opening ceremony left a lot of disappointed fans in