Legacy Event 2018

Recognizing the Power of Family

Thursday April 12, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jepson Alumni Center of the University of Richmond

It’s time for our 9th annual Children’s Home Society Legacy Event, held at University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center ballroom. On April 12 we celebrate our 114th year of mindfully improving the lives of Virginia’s most vulnerable youth—and our accomplishments this past year—with two distinguished keynote speakers!

VCU Coach Mike Rhoades, and Trauma Mentor Carl Price

Click here to register now!

Click here to view the invitation.

Come celebrate the Power of Family.  See the images and hear the stories of the families we have helped create—and the youth that now flourish. We will be premiering our Legacy 2018 video, The Power of Family, an inspiring look at how CHS’ mission of building strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children and youth changes lives every day.

This year’s event includes a special tribute in recognition of our Legacy Society Members past and present (click here to view them.)

This year we are raffling a beautiful Hirsch Oriental Rug! Click here for more info.

Please RSVP by April 5th online at www.chsva.org/legacy-registration
or to Marny Hackley, Children’s Home Society, 804-353-0191 ext 180 • marny@chsva.org

The Jepson Alumni Center of the University of Richmond is located at 49 Crenshaw Way, Richmond, VA 23229

More about our keynote speakers:

VCU Coach Mike Rhoades
After a playing career at Lebanon Valley, Rhoades accepted his first coaching job at Randolph-Macon in 1996 under Hal Nunnally; at just 25 years old he was promoted to head coach. He would go 197-76 in 10 seasons, reaching four NCAA Division III Tournaments and two Sweet Sixteens. Rhoades then served on Shaka Smart’s staff at VCU with four-straight NCAA tournament teams and the 2010-11 Final Four squad. In 2014, Rhoades was named the head coach at Rice University. Rhoades engineered a turnaround of the Rice program…his third year record of 23-12 was the second-most wins in program history. On March 21, 2017, Rhoades was named the head coach at VCU. More on VCU Coach Mike Rhoades

Trauma Mentor Carl Price
Carl is a former foster child, a cancer survivor, and a US Navy Veteran. He had the honor to speak before a US Senate hearing on Childhood Trauma and provides training on Childhood Trauma and Complex Trauma. Additionally, Carl has mentored youth who are in foster care and those who have aged-out of foster care. Carl is an adviser and helps many organizations develop a broad perspective and backgroundin areas of trauma, foster care, community organizations and more. “I am able to help others because I too have faced struggles and have learned how to win.” www.carlmprice.com

For information about the opportunity to sponsor this event, please contact Bruin Richardson, Chief Advancement Officer.