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MARTIN’s Tour of Richmond Ride

MARTIN’s Tour of Richmond Ride Posted on June 30, 2014 by Megan Way The third-annual MARTIN’S Tour of Richmond cycling event is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, 2014. New in 2014, a 78-mile course option will be offered in addition to the full 101-mile option, 58-mile option, and 29-mile option. All courses will also start and finish at the Richmond …

Pinwheel Planting – Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

March 29 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Every April – during Child Abuse Prevention Month – PCAV and many of its 43 partner organizations around the state plant pinwheel gardens in honor of children in their communities. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond hosts the state’s signature pinwheel garden every year near a lake in the Children’s Garden. Each …

PCAV is the Thrifty Quaker’s “Charity of the Month”

Since 2006, the Thrifty Quaker has donated more than 2 million dollars to selected charities throughout the community. Each month, a  new charity is chosen to receive proceeds after operating expenses.  Not one penny goes towards the profit of the thrift store as their existence is solely to help others.  PCAV is excited to announce that we have been chosen …

Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k April 13, 2013

Whether you’re in it to win it or just here for the party, the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k’s got it all! Whether you’re in it to win it or just here for the party, the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k’s got it all! Named one of the best races in the country (thanks, USA Today!), Richmond’s biggest block party is the …

March 23, 2013 Pinwheel Planting

The pinwheel serves as the new national symbol for child abuse prevention.  It is a reflection of hope, health and safety – what PCAV and our parent organization, Prevent Child Abuse America, desire for children throughout Virginia and everywhere. Every April – during Child Abuse Prevention Month – PCAV and many of its 43 partner organizations around the state plant pinwheel …

Senior Weatherization Kit Give-Away

The Department of Public Utilities is hosting its annual Senior Weatherization Kit Giveaway, Friday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pleasants Hardware, 2024 W. Broad Street. Richmond residents 65 and over can drop by and pick up a free box of home weatherization samples such as window sheeting, socket covers, energy saving lightbulbs, door weatherstripping and draft …