Monday, March 10, 2014

City of Richmond and Sports Backers Announce 2nd Annual RVA Streets Alive!

The City of Richmond and Sports Backers invite residents and media to attend a press conference to announce new details for the second annual RVA Streets Alive! scheduled for Saturday, June 21. RVA Streets Alive! is an open streets festival, which closes roads to automobile traffic to allow residents and visitors to use these streets to be active through running, walking, biking and many other physical activities. The Mayor’s Healthy Richmond Campaign, the Richmond City Health District, and the Sports Backers are partnering to host this event.

WHO:                   Dwight C. Jones, Mayor

                                Charles Samuels, Richmond City Council President, 2nd District

                                Jon Lugbill, Sports Backers, Executive Director

                                Dr. Donald Stern, Richmond City Health District, Director

 WHAT:                 Announcement about the 2nd annual RVA Streets Alive! festival in the city of Richmond

 WHEN:                 Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11 a.m.

WHERE:               Abner Clay Park (Gazebo area in park)

                                Intersection of Brook Road and Leigh Street