Unless otherwise stated, all events at Willow Oaks Country Club at 12 noon (networking at 11:30 and lunch starting at 12:00 noon). Register online at the Meetings tab.

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RTD - Celebrate 100 Years

Welcome to the Richmond First Club. Join our members and guests for our series of speakers, usually on the second Wednesdays of the month, at noon (networking at 11:30 and lunch starting at 12:00 noon) at Willow Oaks Country Club, see calendar at left. The club's purpose is to generate conversation among knowledgeable regional leaders and residents on current topics of civic and public affairs.

PLEASE NOTE: The meeting for this month will be held on January 15 The third Wednesday - a week later than our usual meeting date.

January 15

Speaker picture Join us on January 15 for an especially colorful program, "Virginia Is for Film Lovers," a look at a non-traditional, productive area of economic development for the state. Andy Edmunds, director of the Virginia Film Office of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, has worked with some of the most notable filmmakers of our time on Virginia-based productions, including Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Terrence Malick, and Ridley Scott. His background as musician, songwriter, and video producer provides a great fit for his facilitator's role in this dynamic, income-producing industry for Virginia.

We invite you to join us with some good questions. Please note that we will be at Willow Oaks Country Club and networking begins at 11:30 am and lunch starting at 12 noon. Please register (including guest) by Monday, January 13th at 3pm so you are certain to have a seat.

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Richmond First Club
Monthly Luncheon

The public is cordially invited to join us at our next Lunch Meeting, the second Wednesday of the month September through June, unless a change is specifically announced.  

Willow Oaks CC - 6228 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA
$20 for Members/ $15 First Time Guest/ $25 Repeat Guest/ $25 Public
Reserve Your Seat Now, call (804)263-2152
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