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  • Richmond SPCA Progressive Dinner 2015

    We were honored to present Richmond SPCA‘s Progressive Dinner again this year. This fun, annual event raises much-needed funds to support the homeless animals cared for by Richmond SPCA. Larry Lage, the featured pup of this year’s event, was once a resident of the SPCA and was adopted by our client and dear friend, Cheryl Lage. Thank […]

  • The Magic Bank Account

    Last week, we lost a dear friend and long-time client.  Only three weeks from her initial diagnosis, she gently slipped from this world to the next. She lived her life fully, and her friends and family will miss her greatly and remember her fondly. When we saw this story, The Magic Bank Account, we thought […]

  • 15 Things Exceptional People Think Each Day

    Being smart or lucky never hurt anyone, but being truly successful depends on the way you live each day. Successful people are not necessarily smarter or luckier than most. They simply understand that, as Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit.” Here are 15 things that exceptional people think, say, […]

  • Meet our friend, Larry Lage

    Please save the date for the Richmond SPCA’s Progressive Dinner, presented by The Main Street Group on Saturday, April 25. This fun, annual event raises much-needed funds to support the homeless animals in our care and takes place in five of historic Monument Avenue’s most beautiful homes. Before Larry became ours, we’re convinced someone loved him. That someone took the time to teach him to “Shake” […]

  • Shooting with Steve

    Touching on a variety of subjects ranging from concealed carry to situational awareness, we all left feeling safer and more knowledgable thanks to Trooper Mike McGee of the Virginia State Police Department. Shooting with Steve is a three-class series on personal wellness and safety hosted at Colonial Shooting Academy. Stay tuned for additional class dates, […]

  • A Progressive Dinner for a Progressive Organization

    Please save the date for the Richmond SPCA’s Progressive Dinner, presented by The Main Street Group on Saturday, April 25. This fun, annual event raises much-needed funds to support the homeless animals in our care and takes place in five of historic Monument Avenue’s most beautiful homes. The Progressive Dinner has sold out for the past two years and last year the event set a new […]

  • Four Things My People Need to Know

    Our CEO, Steve Crawford, is currently pursuing his Masters in Theology at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR). In his New Testament class, Professor Spencer tasked the students to write a paper on four things they feel their people need to know or could learn from this course. One of Steve’s objectives is to ensure […]