Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Councilwoman Cynthia I. Newbille encourages all Richmond East End 7th Voter District Residents to attend Fourth Annual East End Community Field Day and Healthy Kids Day

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS ADVISORY
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Councilwoman Cynthia I. Newbille encourages all Richmond East End 7th Voter District Residents to attend Fourth Annual East End Community Field Day and Healthy Kids Day
                                                                                                                            
All Richmond East End 7th Voter District residents invited to attend
         
WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond East End 7th Voter District, announces the Fourth Annual East End Community Field Day and Healthy Kids Day, and invites and encourages all Richmond East End 7th Voter District residents to attend. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. The result of a collaboration between the Richmond Promise Neighborhood at Peter Paul Development Center, the Downtown YMCA, and the American Heart Association, the East End Community Field Day and Healthy Kids Day will feature the following:

·         Healthy snacks and beverages

·         Numerous Community Service Providers

·         Music

·         Zumba and other healthy activities

·         Child-friendly games, activities, and entertainment

WHEN         Thursday, August 18, 2016
                   11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE        Location Listed As:
                   2305 Fairfield Avenue; Richmond, Virginia
                   (Large field behind Woodville Elementary School)
                                      
CONTACT   For more information, please contact Sam Patterson, Liaison for The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond East End 7th Voter District, at 804.646.3012 (tel), or sam.patterson@richmondgov.com (email).
                     

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Jason E. Hundley
Council Public Relations Specialist
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, VA  23219
804.646.5420 (office)
804.797.9699 (mobile)
Jason.Hundley@richmondgov.com
www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                                                                                               

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.



Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Richmond City Council welcomes Saitama, Japan for annual Junior Baseball Exchange

Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Richmond City Council welcomes Saitama, Japan for annual Junior Baseball Exchange

Celebrating friendships, families, games and cultural exchange

WHAT            (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - Richmond City Council will officially welcome the City of Saitama, Japan to Richmond for its annual week-long Richmond-Saitama Junior Baseball Exchange.
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                              The welcome will include the Saitama, Japan Junior Baseball Team leaders, coaches, staff, members and parents from the City of Saitama, Japan. A tour of the city and baseball games will follow the welcome, with events continuing throughout the week.

                              The exchange is part of the ongoing Richmond City Council Sister Cities Commission relationship with Saitama, Japan that began hosting a baseball exchange with Saitama in Richmond in 1994. The exchange rotates each year from Richmond to Saitama (not being held in 2011 due to the tragic earthquake and tsunami that severely impacted Japan).

                        During their visit, the team will enjoy educational tours and cultural activities and will play games with local little league baseball teams.

WHEN         Welcome: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
                       8:45 a.m. -9:15 a.m.

WHERE        Richmond City Council Chambers
                  Richmond City Hall
                       900 E. Broad Street, 2nd Floor
                       Richmond Virginia
         
WHO          The Honorable Michelle R. Mosby, President of Richmond City Council; Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond South Central 9th Voter District

                       The Honorable Cynthia I. Newbille, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond East End 7th Voter District; Member, Richmond City Council Sister Cities Commission

                       Miss Catherine E. Nexsen, Chairman, Richmond City Council Sister Cities Commission - Saitama, Japan-Richmond Committee

CONTACT   For more event information, please contact: Miss Catherine E. Nexsen, Chairman, Richmond City Council Sister Cities Commission - Saitama, Japan-Richmond Committee, at 804.355.2780 (tel), or saitamajapanrichmondvirginia@yahoo.com (email)


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Steve Skinner
Council Public Information Manager
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
Richmond City Hall
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.
804.646.6052 (office)
804.335.4054 (mobile)
804.937.1386 (home/mobile)
804.646.5468 (fax)
____________________________________________________

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to
represent citizens in creating and amending local laws,
 providing government policy and oversight, and
approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to
creating a vibrant community that is a great place

to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Councilman Parker C. Agelasto to hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District

Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Friday, 29 July 2016

Councilman Parker C. Agelasto to hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District

All Richmond Central 5th Voter District residents invited and encouraged to attend
         
WHAT         (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) – The Honorable Parker C. Agelasto, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Central 5th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District. Councilman Agelasto typically holds individual meetings for the Richmond Central 5th Voter District every other month throughout the year that include information on his goals and accomplishments; a topical agenda; and, special guests. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Central 5th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The planned agenda for this meeting includes:
                                   
·         School Supply Collection for Richmond Central 5th Voter District Schools

·         Richmond Public Schools: Updates
o   The Honorable Mamie Taylor, Trustee, Richmond Public Schools Board of Trustees, Richmond Central 5th Voter District

·         Richmond Public Schools - George Wythe High School Students: Presenting their work with Groundwork RVA
o   Harris Wheeler
o   Marvin Battle
o   Iijeana James
o   Raymond Taylor
o   Giles Harnsberger, Executive Director, Groundwork RVA

·         Richmond Department of Public Utilities: Overview of large projects in the Richmond Central 5th Voter District for Fiscal Year 2017

·         Richmond Police Department Sector Lieutenants: Providing overview of community policing programs
o   Lt. Bill Woo
o   Lt. Faith Flippo
o   Lt. Harold Giles

WHEN          Thursday, August 4, 2016
                        6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

WHERE         Patrick Henry School of Science & Arts
                        3411 Semmes Avenue
                        Richmond, Virginia

CONTACT    The Honorable Parker C. Agelasto, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Central 5th Voter District, at 804.646.6050 (tel), or parker.agelasto@richmondgov.com (email)


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Steve Skinner
Council Public Information Manager
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
Richmond City Hall
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.
804.646.6052 (office)
804.335.4054 (mobile)
804.937.1386 (home/mobile)
804.646.5468 (fax)
____________________________________________________

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to
represent citizens in creating and amending local laws,
 providing government policy and oversight, and
approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to
creating a vibrant community that is a great place

to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Regarding Senator Tim Kaine being selected by Hillary Clinton as Vice Presidential Candidate

Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                            
COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Monday, 25 July 2016

A Statement from Richmond City Council


Regarding Senator Tim Kaine being selected by Hillary Clinton as Vice Presidential Candidate
         
(Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - Richmond City Council congratulates former Richmond City Council member, Tim Kaine, for being chosen by U.S. Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton as her 2016 vice presidential running mate. Richmond is privileged to have Tim as a member of our Richmond family; whose work, ethics and dedication exemplify the very best and most honorable example of excellence in public service.  






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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson to hold a District Meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Councilwoman Ellen F. Robertson to hold a District Meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District

All Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District residents invited and encouraged to attend.
         
WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District, will hold a District Meeting for the Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District. This is part of the regular meetings she typically holds each month, which include information on her Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District goals and accomplishments; thematic agendas of current interest; and, special guests. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Free refreshments will be served. The planned program/agenda for this meeting includes the following:
                 
                  PROGRAM/AGENDA

·         GUEST SPEAKER: The Honorable Jennifer L. McClellan
Virginia State Delegate, Virginia General Assembly,
Virginia House of Delegates - 71st Voter District

·         GUEST SPEAKER: Minister Tracy Muhammad
Nation of Islam, Muhammad Mosque #24

·         Exhibits by Community Service Providers

WHEN        Saturday, July 23, 2016
                  10:00 a.m. - Noon
                   
WHERE       Richmond Public Schools
                  Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
                      1000 Mosby Street; Richmond, Virginia 23222
                  804.780.8011 (tel)

WHO          The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman
                   Richmond City Council, Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District

CONTACT   For more information, please contact Mr. Kiya Stokes, Liaison for The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Gateway 6th Voter District, at 804.646.7964 (tel), or kiya.stokes@richmondgov.com (email)



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Jason E. Hundley
Council Public Relations Specialist
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, VA  23219
804.646.5420 (tel)
804.797.9699 (mobile)
Jason.Hundley@richmondgov.com
www.council.richmondva.gov
                                                                                                                               

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to represent citizens in creating and amending local laws, providing government policy and oversight, and approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to creating a vibrant community that is a great place to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th Voter District: July

RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
Richmond City Council – Richmond City Hall - 900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305 - Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.  - www.council.richmondva.gov

COUNCIL PUBLIC INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO BE FORWARDED AND SHARED
Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Councilwoman Reva M. Trammell to hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th Voter District: July

All Richmond Southside 8th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged
to attend.

WHAT          (Richmond, Virginia U.S.A.) - The Honorable Reva M. Trammell, Councilwoman, Richmond City Council, Richmond Southside 8th Voter District, will hold a meeting for the Richmond Southside 8th Voter District. Councilwoman Trammell personally holds meetings that include information on her goals and accomplishments, a thematic agenda, special guests and refreshments. These meetings are free and open to the public and all Richmond Southside 8th Voter District residents are invited and encouraged to attend. Her agenda and special guests for this meeting include:
                       
                        AGENDA/SPECIAL GUESTS

·      Mr. Anthony McLean, Coordinator
     Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services - Office of      Emergency Management

·      Ms. Traci Deshazor, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth     Representing the Virginia Office of The Honorable Terry McAuliffe,      Governor of Virginia

·      Restoring Your Right to Vote
     Representative from the Virginia Department of Elections

·      Police Officers from the Richmond Police Department and Firefighters from the Richmond Department of Fire and Emergency Services

WHEN          Thursday, July 21, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.      
         
WHERE         Satellite Restaurant & Lounge
4000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, Virginia 23234

WHO            The Honorable Reva M. Trammell, Councilwoman
Richmond City Council, Richmond Southside 8th Voter District

CONTACT     For more information, please contact Councilwoman Reva Trammell, at 804-240-5050 (mobile); or 804-233-7382 (home), or via email, at reva.trammell@richmondgov.com



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Steve Skinner
Council Public Information Manager
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
Richmond City Council Executive Offices
Richmond City Hall
900 E. Broad Street, Suite 305
Richmond, Virginia  23219 U.S.A.
804.646.6052 (tel)
804.937.1386 (home/mobile)
804.335.4054 (mobile)
804.646.5468 (fax)
______________________________________________________________

MISSION The mission of Richmond City Council is to
represent citizens in creating and amending local laws,
 providing government policy and oversight, and
approving the city budget.

VISION Richmond City Council is committed to
creating a vibrant community that is a great place
to live, work, learn, play, visit and raise a family.