Showing posts from April 8, 2012

Mayor Jones Announces New CEO for Richmond 2015

Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced today that the Board of Directors of Richmond 2015, the organization that will produce the 2015 Road World Cycling Championships, has appointed Wilson H. Flohr, Jr., as its Chief Executive Officer. Richmond 2015 is Co-chaired by Mayor Jones and Thomas Farrell, the Chairman and CEO of Dominion Resources.    In making the announcement on behalf of the 2015 Board, Mayor Jones said, “Wilson’s experience as a tourism leader and business executive makes him ideally suited for this important role in our community.” “Wilson will bring the leadership and focus that we need as we prepare for Richmond to be on the international stage in 2015,” he added. Mr. Farrell said, “Wilson has demonstrated his abilities in a similar role with Richmond Region 2007, where corporate and community financial support was critical for its success.”  He added that “Richmond 2015 will be an even larger event where major local and national sponsorships will be required.”

Mayor Jones to Unveil City's Sustainability Plan

Build a Barrel – Save the Bay” Rain Barrel project to be showcased during season opener of 17th Street Farmer’s Market   WHO:             Dwight C. Jones, Mayor Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager George Bolos, 17th Street Farmers’ Market Marketing Manager   WHAT:           Release of the RVAGreen Sustainability Plan Showcase of the “Build a Barrel – Save the Bay” Project  Official Season Opening of the 17th Street Farmers’ Market WHEN:           Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. WHERE:       17th Street Farmer’s Market 100 N 17th Street Richmond, VA Please join Mayor Dwight C. Jones on Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. for the season opener of the 17th Street Farmers’ Market and the unveiling of the RVAGreen Sustainability Plan.  Artwork from the “Build a Barrel – Save the Bay” project will also be showcased at the market as part of the season opener. BACKGROUND: RVAGreen Sustainability Plan:  The Sustainability Plan is part of Mayor Jon