March 2018 Print

President's Report


It's been a very long winter, but spring is finally here!  With spring comes our new slate of officers at the Richmond ALA, effective April 1st: 


President:  Cherie Heintz

President Elect:  Kim Brown

Vice President:  Ellen Purcell

Secretary:  Kendall Ruby

Business Partner Liaison:  Anne Henkel

Treasurer:  Christina Bloom

Communications Officer:  Michael Keatts

Immediate Past President:  Nancy Pugh


We recognize Ann Caudle, Mary Ellen Cleveland, and Martha Youngblood as they leave the board, and thank them for their service and leadership.  Please extend your thanks to each of these hard-working professionals for devoting so much of their time and energy to the ALA. 

I am very excited to announce that the Richmond ALA has received the 2018 President's Award of Excellence!  We will be recognized at the Awards Gala in National Harbor.  Congratulations, RALA!!


I have been very honored to serve as President of the Richmond ALA for the last few years.  I owe a large debt of gratitude to so many of you, because I certainly relied on your help.  I look forward to remaining active in the ALA and seeing you throughout the year!


Nancy J. Pugh

President, Richmond ALA



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Silver Social



ALA Chapter Members and Silver Business Partners!


You and a guest are invited to 


 A fun gathering at  


Blue Bee Cider


Tuesday, April 10 th

5:00 p.m.


Hosted By

Our Silver Business Partners:

Groovin’ Gourmet , Lawyer’s Staffing, Stone’s Office Equipment,

SunTrust Bank and The Supply Room


RSVP By April 4th

[email protected]



1320 Summit Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230


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Member Meeting


2018 April Member Meeting

April 19, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Boathouse at Rocketts Landing
4708 Old Main St
Richmond, VA 23231

Round Table Discussions - Topics that Relate to YOU!

We are reprising our very successful round table discussions!   Many of you have told us that you love a meeting devoted to round table discussions with your fellow Richmond ALA'ers about topics that YOU choose - and that's just what we'll do at the April meeting.  We want your ideas, so send your topic recommendations to Anne Henkel at [email protected]  Additionally, Valerie ("Val") Williams, our ALA International Regional Representative, will be on hand to provide her insight into the ALA and other topics.   Val is Firm Administrator for Pender & Coward in Virginia Beach.




Business Partners Sponsoring This Meeting:






$0.00 Member Ticket

$35.00 Business Partner and Guest Ticket

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