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Museums and Historic Homes: 2021 Discover Richmond Annual Guide | Disco-rich-body



RICHMOND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

Agecroft Hall hosts the Richmond Shakespeare Festival.




The Richmond region is rich with museums and historic homes that preserve local history and beauty, and many offer seasonal concerts and activities. Days and hours can vary (and may be limited for some sites), so call or check websites before visiting. (Area code 804 unless otherwise noted.)

Agecroft Hall: The 15th-century English Tudor mansion was dismantled in Manchester, England, and rebuilt in 1925-26 on a 23-acre site in Richmond. Collection includes documents, furniture, ceramics, textiles and more. Also home to the Richmond Shakespeare Festival in the summer. (4305 Sulgrave Road; 353-4241; agecrofthall.org)

American Civil War Museum: Collection of artifacts, documents and sites related to the war and its legacy, reflecting multiple perspectives: Union and Confederate, enslaved and free American American; soldier and civilian. Collection also features more than 3,000 items relating to African American history and military, social and

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Many Retailers, From Belk To Home Depot, Retire The Annual Columbus Day Sale

It seems as though the annual Columbus Day Sales promotion has finally run its course. Retailers have largely abandoned the event. Once a profit generator for department stores and downtown shopping districts, the Columbus Day Sale has become a liability.

The depiction of an explorer who enslaved and brutalized native inhabitants of the West Indies brought Columbus front and center during recent demonstrations. Many no longer celebrate Columbus as a skilled navigator and the discoverer of America.

The controversy behind Columbus Day is nothing new and has been brewing for several decades. But after a year that included calls for social reform, the removal of statues and monuments, and retail sales declines and closures, 2020 became the year to retire the Columbus Day Sale.

Last

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SECAF Announces 12th Annual Government Contractor Award Winners

GovCon Community Comes Together Virtually to Mark Excellence and Celebrate Success

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) is pleased to announce the winners of the 12th Annual Government Contractor Awards. Last night hundreds of people representing government contracting firms and leading industry professionals gathered virtually as the 2020 winners were named. More than 40 regional business leaders chose this year’s finalists from an exemplary group of applicants. Award winners were then selected by a distinguished group of judges, including Shiv Krishnan (CEO, KOOLROX and Founder of INDUS Corp), Kevin Robbins (Co-Founder of Blue Delta Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Wolf Den Associates), Peter Schulte (Principal, CM Equity), and Eric Wolking (Operating Partners, Bluestone Investment Partners). The Event Chairs were Scott Brezler (Managing Partner – Government Contracting Industry Group, DHG), Cameron Hamilton (Managing Director, FON Corporate Finance), and Adam Nalls (Senior Vice President, Atlantic Union Bank).

The Government

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Annual NARI Home & Remodeling Show starts Oct. 16 at State Fair Park

The annual NARI Home & Remodeling Show will be slightly smaller this year as the coronavirus pandemic keeps more people at home and interested in making improvements. 



a person standing in front of a building: Trent Kosik from Window Select in Menomonee Falls paints the doors of a 'She Shed' that will be on display at the Nari Milwaukee Spring Home Improvement Show at Wisconsin State Fair Park this weekend.


© Angela Peterson/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Trent Kosik from Window Select in Menomonee Falls paints the doors of a ‘She Shed’ that will be on display at the Nari Milwaukee Spring Home Improvement Show at Wisconsin State Fair Park this weekend.

NARI Milwaukee is hosting its home and remodeling show Oct. 16-18 at State Fair Park. 

Around 70 NARI Milwaukee members will host exhibit booths. Last year, more than 100 members staffed exhibit booths. The home and remodeling show has exhibitors for all types of remodeling and home improvement products and services. 

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“We’re excited to connect homeowners who are eager to get their home improvements underway with local contractors. By hosting a safe and

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HomeServe’s Fifth Annual Contractor Conference Goes Virtual

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HomeServe’s 5th Annual Contractor Conference went virtual this year with more than 160 of the company’s leading contractors in its nationwide network participating. Reformatted due to travel and social distancing limitations, HomeServe’s Contractor Conference focused on celebrating the hard work, performance and customer focus the company’s leading contractors provided over the last year.

“While this year’s conference looked a little different, the virtual format still provided a great forum for bringing together members of our exceptional network of heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical professionals from around the country,” said Tom Rusin, Global CEO of HomeServe Membership. “HomeServe’s best-in-class network of contractors is what has made us so successful as a company and is why our customers turn to us for their home repair needs.”

At the virtual forum, HomeServe recognized its top contractors based on performance metrics, score cards, and customer feedback. This year’s winners

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HomeServe’s Fifth Annual Contractor Conference Goes Virtual | Region

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 23, 2020–

HomeServe’s 5 th Annual Contractor Conference went virtual this year with more than 160 of the company’s leading contractors in its nationwide network participating. Reformatted due to travel and social distancing limitations, HomeServe’s Contractor Conference focused on celebrating the hard work, performance and customer focus the company’s leading contractors provided over the last year.

“While this year’s conference looked a little different, the virtual format still provided a great forum for bringing together members of our exceptional network of heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical professionals from around the country,” said Tom Rusin, Global CEO of HomeServe Membership. “HomeServe’s best-in-class network of contractors is what has made us so successful as a company and is why our customers turn to us for their home repair needs.”

At the virtual forum, HomeServe recognized its top contractors based on performance metrics, score cards, and customer feedback. This year’s

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