Posts Tagged ‘earth day’

Earth Day of Service

Get your hands dirty and make a difference in your community this Earth Day! Join the Enrichmond Foundation for an Earth Day of Service on Saturday, April 27th. For our 26th year, we’re calling for neighbors all over Richmond to volunteer in their communities in our biggest Day of Service yet!

Read More

Enrichmond partners with Shoe City for $2,000 Earth Day Trailblazer College Scholarship.

The Enrichmond Foundation, with the support of our corporate sponsor Shoe City, is pleased to announce the opening of the Earth Day Trailblazer $2,000 Scholarship.  This award will be presented to a deserving high-school student during our 23rd Earth Day Festival on April 23rd, 2016 in Shiplock Park!  Learn more about the festival at www.earthdayrichmond.org.…

Read More

Trailblazer Award Update- Community Leader

Our 2015 Trailblazer Award- Community Leader winner Alicia Zatcoff continues to do great work in expanding sustainability in RVA. During the UCI World Championships Ms. Zatcoff, along with Tom Griffin, created one of the most environmentally-friendly and sustainable championships ever! Mayor Jones said; “Sustainability was key to the event’s success and to providing athletes and…

Read More

25th Anniversary Celebration and Trailblazer Awards

John Woolard- Google Energy

Enrichmond is honored to have served the people, parks and public spaces of Richmond for the last 25 years. To highlight our accomplishments and move into the next quarter century we will be hosting our 25th Anniversary Celebration and Trailblazer Awards at the Science Museum of Virginia- Thalhimer Pavilion on April 10th from 7pm-9pm.

Read More

Enrichmond finalizes purchase of Vauxhall Island

The Enrichmond Foundation, a non-profit foundation serving the people, parks, and public spaces of the City of Richmond for 25 years, announced today that it has completed the purchase of Vauxhall Island in the James River. This 2.82-acre undeveloped island lies upstream of the Mayo Bridge and is adjacent to the great blue heron rookery.…

Read More

THANK YOU!

For 21 years Enrichmond has produced central Virginias premiere Earth Day celebration.  We are so grateful to our generous sponsors, 100+ exhibitors, our great bands, delicious local food and drink, and especially our largest number of celebrators to-date! Please join us for our 22nd Earth Day Richmond Festival on April 25th, 2015 (see you soon!)

Read More

Chimborazo Urban Orchard- Apple Tree Grafting Workshop

Blue Bee Cider will be conducting grafting workshops throughout March to teach people how to make their own heirloom variety apple trees. Blue Bee Cider hopes that as more people know how to propagate and grow apple trees, Richmond can start to reclaim its cidermaking heritage. In these hands-on workshops, each participant will learn the…

Read More

21st Earth Day Richmond: Community Impact Project #2

We are pleased to announce our second Earth Day Richmond Community Impact Project: The Manchester Flood Wall Trail Project! In 2006 Enrichmond brought the Earth Day Richmond Festival to the reviving neighborhood of Manchester. We were proud to have been one of the first major festivals in the area. To continue our commitment to this…

Read More