Venture Richmond Making an impact in downtown RVA 202 0 WA S A D IF FI C U LT Y E A R , B U T W O R K C ONTINUED IN Y O U R D O W N T O WN , A N D M O R E P E O P LE THAN E V E R V IS IT E D T H E D O W N T O WN R I V E R F RONT 82,000 views of the virtual Richmond Folk Festival and 2nd Street Festival on Venture Richmond’s LIVE STREAM EVENTS 655,040 gallons of litter, leaves, and weeds removed from 440 BLOCKS Downtown 100 NEW BICYCLE PARKING SPACES throughout downtown, thanks to 10 high-capacity bike racks installed by Venture Richmond 22,700 hours of cleaning sidewalks and beautification of 263 planters and hanging baskets, 83 blocks, and 10 medians 21,000 PET WASTE BAGS distributed to Riverfront dog walkers 125% increase in Canal Walk visits, and a 45% INCREASE in usage of the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge to and from Brown’s Island 101,400 gallons of litter, trash, and debris removed from the Canal Walk, along with adding 1,200 NEW PLANTS, while also maintaining 20 ACRES along the Riverfront $250,000 in rebuilding grants from WE CARE RVA awarded to 55 BUSINESSES (half in the City) in a partnership with Metropolitan Business League, Venture Richmond, Chamber RVA and LISC Virginia. The community-led initiative supported SMALL, WOMEN AND MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES as they managed coronavirus impacts and engaged in community rebuilding. #MEETMEDOWNTOWN VENTURERICHMOND.COM FACEBOOK.COM/VENTURERICHMOND TWITTER.COM/VENTURERVA INSTAGRAM.COM/VENTURERICHMOND Venture Richmond, Inc., is a non-profit organization formed to engage business and community leaders in partnering with the City to enhance the vitality of the community, particularly Downtown, through economic development, marketing, promotion, advocacy and events. Venture Richmond provides enhanced property management services for both the Downtown and Riverfront including; the Clean & Safe program, beautification and landscaping projects and management and maintenance of Brown's Island, the Canal Walk and Belle Isle parking lot. Venture Richmond Events, LLC, produces Friday Cheers, the 2nd Street Festival, the Richmond Folk Festival, and partners with Sports Backers to produce Dominion Energy Riverrock. Riverfront Canal Cruises, LLC, operates historically narrated boat tours and private charters of the James River and Kanawha Canal. Both Venture Richmond Events, LLC, and Riverfront Canal Cruises, LLC, are subsidiaries of Venture Richmond, Inc. For more information visit

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