Nonprofits

$12M Science Museum addition taking shape

The first addition to the Science Museum of Virginia’s campus in three decades is beginning to go vertical. A construction crane loomed over the former Broad Street Station train depot last week as crews continued work on the steel frame of the future Dewey Gottwald Center, a community event and exhibition facility. The 21,000-square-foot structure,… Read more »

New nonprofit helps local students with their ‘next move’

Next Move students and mentors

When Elizabeth Howley began teaching students with special needs about five years ago, she noticed a disconnect between the skills they would need after graduation and the curriculum they were taught. “I remember a young girl with severe autism that the school was trying to teach the rock cycle to, but she didn’t even know her… Read more »

New Black History Museum set to open Thursday

With a new director at its helm and seven figures worth of renovations behind it, Richmond’s newest museum is ready for its close up. The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia will open May 5 with in its new home in the old Leigh Street Armory at 122 W. Leigh St. Preview events will… Read more »

No spell check allowed

A different kind of buzz will be had at Hardywood this week. The fifth annual RVA Awesome Adult Spelling Bee to benefit the Podium Foundation will be held Wednesday evening at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. More than a dozen teams representing various Richmond businesses and groups will compete for bragging rights and a 38-inch, golden-bee-topped… Read more »

Generosity on tap

More than 150 local business people showed up to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery on Wednesday evening to celebrate BizSense’s third annual Generosity Inc. event recognizing Richmond’s most philanthropic companies. Thanks to all our great sponsors, all four dozen companies on the Generosity list and all those who came to enjoy the great beer and camaraderie…. Read more »