The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) taking place in Short Pump (Glen Allen), Virginia on September 22-23, 2017 at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump Hotel in Short Pump, VA. The theme of this year's conference is "Building Coalitions to Create Healthy, Vibrant Communities. For $85, conference attendees are provided a great opportunity to attend information-packed workshops, listen to thought-provoking speakers, view exhibitions and take advantage of unparalleled networking opportunities to learn best practices from influential neighborhood advocates and professionals…Find out more »
Democracy for Sale is a powerful new documentary that reveals what happens when big-money political interests impact our right to a fair, equitable voting system. The one-hour movie highlights the destructive effect of Virginia's redistricting system, which promotes gerrymandering, decreased voter turnout, and potential cuts to education and environmental concerns. The film delivers a real-life case study that parallels Virginia’s current voter situation. Starring Zach Galifianakis, the film demonstrates what happens when cozy relationships are nurtured between regulators and industry, and politicians…Find out more »
Komen Virginia Blue Ridge will be hosting a grant writing workshop for non-profit organizations interested in applying for their 2018-2019 Community Grants. Programs must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer, including low/no cost screenings, diagnostics, or treatment; transportation assistance; and reducing barriers to care. For more details about the grant program, visit http://komenvablueridge.org/grants/how-to-apply-for-community-grants/. In order for an organization to be considered for their grant, the project director and/or grant writer must attend the grant writing workshop.Find out more »
SignUpNow will be on the road around the Commonwealth conducting four of its "State Sponsored Health Insurance for Children and Pregnant Women" workshops in October 2017. Come and learn about FAMIS, FAMIS Plus, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, FAMIS MOMS, LIFC, and Plan First! The locations, dates, and times of these trainings are listed below. Woodbridge - Tuesday, October 3rd (Realtor Association of Prince William from 9:30am-1:00pm) Flyer Richmond - Thursday, October 5 (Virginia Community Healthcare Association from 9AM to 12:30PM) Flyer Roanoke…Find out more »
Join Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley for our annual MindMatters Film Festival. Enjoy a free film at the Historic Grandin Theater every Tuesday of the Month of October beginning at 7:15 pm. Grab some popcorn and come spend some time in the Historic Grandin Village! Stay for a while after the film as we explore mental wellness and mental health care issues depicted in each screening. This weeks film is: The Skeleton Twins (2014, Rated R, Run Time- 1.5…Find out more »
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