Richmond Organizations, Clubs, and Groups

There are various organizations in Richmond related to finance and legal. The United States Court of Appeals and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are located here. The city has offices of financial companies like CapitalOne, Genworth Financial and Philip Morris USA and legal firms like Hunton & Williams, Williams Mullen, McGuireWoods and LeClairRyan.

Advertising also thrives here. The Martin Agency was named as the US Agency of the Year by AdWeek. The graduate advertising school, VCU has also been considered to be one of the best advertising programs in the country.

A growing industry in Richmond is biotech with the opening of the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in 1995. Close to the Medical College of Virginia Campus in Virginia Commonwealth University, it is a place that has more than 575,000 square feet. It contains offices, laboratories, research centers and non-profit health organizations.

Richmond Organizations

Richmond YMCA Programs

The Young Men's Christian Association (commonly known as "YMCA" or in the USA "the Y") is a worldwide organization with a strong presence in the United States and Richmond. In 1844 the organization was founded in London, England by Sir George Williams, put Christian principles into practice, achieved by developing "a healthy spirit, mind, and body." All YMCA programs have a strong importance...

Richmond Little League Baseball

Little League baseball is a non-profit youth sports organization. While it is headquartered in South Williamsport, PA, it organizes baseball leagues and teams across the United States. Teams across the country compete in their league and may progress to regional and national stages. The Little League was founded by Carl Stotz in 1939. Today, millions enjoy baseball. Youth can participate in the...

Richmond Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the most participated in youth organizations in the United States. Richmond has a strong scout program. Young Men in the area can find a great troop and council to attend. Boy Scouts learn to use the ideals spelled out in the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, the Scout motto, and the Scout slogan. They wear a uniform and work together in patrols of eight to ten boys...

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