Don’t miss this captivating presentation from Director William J.”Bill” Martin. The Valentine has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond’s 400-year history for over a century. Located in the heart of historic downtown, the Valentine is a place to discover the diverse stories that tell the broader history of our important region. Laura Lafayette, who raves about the presentation, will join us. This is a must-see educational opportunity for the REALTOR who wishes to be well informed of local history and culture.
Preview current exhibitions at The Valentine:https://thevalentine.org/exhibitions/current/
Learn more about Director Martin: https://thevalentine.org/staff/william-j-martin-director/
Networking, coffee and breakfast bars provided. Meeting and presentation end at 10:30 AM. The Valentine has graciously opened its galleries and Wickham House for FREE tours for Women’s Council members and guests. Tours begin at 10:30 and end approximately 11:30. You MUST RSVP correctly and there are 4 RSVP OPTIONS so please choose according to your interest! RSVP is important due to carpool.
Carpool from Regency Square Mall – gather at 8:15 AM, Depart by 8:30 AM. Locate the farthest parking spaces beyond the Food Court entrance – there will be volunteers to guide you. Carpool departs NO LATER THAN 8:30 AM.. NO EXCEPTIONS – CARPOOL cannot wait for late arrivals.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
1. You may drive yourself and park downtown near The Valentine. Directons & Parking: https://thevalentine.org/visit/directions-parking/
2. You may CARPOOL by parking at Regency Square Mall in the farthest spaces beyond the Food Court entrance – carpools depart at 8:30 AM sharp! There are TWO SEPARATE CARPOOLS! Please RSVP accordingly!!!!
IMPORTANT: One carpool is for people staying for Presentation Only. This carpool departs Regency at 8:30 AM then, after the meeting presentation, departs The Valentine approximately 10:30 AM. You MUST RSVP using OPTION 1.
IMPORTANT: Second carpool is for people staying for the free tours. This carpool departs Regency at 8:30 AM then, after the meeting presentation followed by tours, departs The Valentine approximately 11:30 AM. You MUST RSVP using OPTION 2.
IMPORTANT: No matter whether you take the carpool or drive yourself, you must RSVP accordingly because tour groups are limited and The Valentine will need to provide docents to lead based on the # of tour attendees.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Gail Ailor at 804-869-6817 or Missie Dusett at 804-869-4750.
Must I to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You may bring your ticket but we’ll have a checklist, too.