Richmonders’ annual in-person glimpse of pro golfing legends is the latest big event to be affected by the coronavirus.
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STAC, founded by former UR, VMI and Ferrum football players, is a website for high school athletes to promote themselves and for coaches to more easily find their recruits. It has raised $800,000 from investors to date.
Stretched to the brink by the coronavirus shutdown, a longstanding local yoga studio will close permanently in July.
The inaugural golf outing and socially distanced networking event ended with a bit of drama – a tie for first place.
A new watersports rental company has set up in Powhatan County, hoping to capitalize on growing use of the state park from which it operates.
National gym chain Life Time is still looking to make its entry into the Richmond market, but it won’t be doing so at the troubled Southside Mall.
“We’re doing this with a lot of attention to detail. You can’t wing a reopening,” said John Freeland, operator of local Crunch Fitness locations.
After years of struggling to figure how best to run the pro shop at his public golf course, Giff Breed decided to turn to the professionals.
The new phase allows restaurants, gyms and some recreational and entertainment venues such as zoos and museums to reopen their indoors spaces to the public, within certain limitations.
Pandemic or no, and despite having just opened a new 5,000-square-foot gym in Midlothian in January, a Ferrum College grad and former Arena League Football player is keeping his fitness business moving.