CJ the DJ’s Bluegrass (Mostly) Boogaloo


Enjoy tons of fun and help raise money for CJ’s Thumbs Up at the same time. It’s a full day of food, fun, and entertainment.  CJ the DJ’s Bluegrass (Mostly) Boogaloo  A full day of music at Ashland Coffee and Tea.  July 20th, 2013 Tickets are $20 per person. Featured acts include Cary St. Ramblers Wilkinson […]

Announcing our 2013 Richmond Supermom Winner


Congrats to Michelle Colo Burdiss who had the most unique votes and is our 2013 Richmond Supermom! Read her nomination and those of the many other amazing women nominated here. Thanks to Medarva at Stony Point Surgery Center for sponsoring this amazing tribute to Richmond moms. Prizes include over $3,000 of great local swag including a celebration for Michelle […]

The Week Ahead: February 4 – 10, 2013


Have an event to add to our calendar? Email us at kate@richmondmom.com! Don’t miss Wine Down this week at the Wine Loft to benefit Children’s Heart Foundation. Check out our contests for tickets to LEGO Kidsfest, Yo Gabba Gabb, Richmond Kids Expo & Babies Too, and the Ringling Brothers Circus! ALWAYS check dates, times and locations of events as […]

nTelos Presents Checks to Three Local Charities

CJ’s Thumbs Up, from left to right: Lauren Coe, board member; Roger Reynolds, co-founder; Meredith Hayes, board member; Tom Checkosky, board member; Amy Garelick, board member; and Rachel Reynolds, co-founder.

nTelos Wireless and Richmondmom.com were honored today to present checks to three local charities to help them further their mission and help real Richmond parents and loved ones who are struggling with difficult issues. The checks were distributed as a part of the nTelos Cares campaign that ran in December on Richmondmom.com. Not only did nTelos […]

We Attended The First Thumbs Up Ball or How Showing Up Matters

Preschooler at Thumbs Up Ball

The first year we had both children, Valentine’s Day snuck up on us like the evil puffy hearts temptress she is. We had no romance in our sleep-deprived bodies, but we had much love to give and wanted to find a place to celebrate. We knew one family in a way only social media and […]

CJSTUF Ball is February 9: Register Now

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It’s time once again to prepare for the CJ Thumbs Up Ball! We are so excited for this event on February 9. There is so much to do and enjoy. A Family Dance and Silent Auction to benefit CJSTUF will be held at Shady Grove United Methodist Church (Short Pump) – located at 4825 Pouncey Tract […]

Vote by December 31 for a Charity to Win up to $2,500 from nTelos Cares


December is considered a ‘month of giving’ – and nTelos Wireless is teaming up with Richmondmom.com to donate a great gift to one of three charities. The “nTelos Cares” event runs through December 31, 2012 at midnight. It’s a chance for Richmondmom readers to help choose a charity to receive a financial donation from nTelos. […]

Wine Down to Benefit CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation 7/11/12

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The Richmondmom.com Monthly Wine Down event is scheduled at The Wine Loft on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:30pm to benefit CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation. (Please note this is a departure from our typical First-Weds-of-the-Month) You don’t want to miss this fun night out with friends, old and new.  Thanks to Downtownshortpump.com’s Trevor Dickerson for partnering with us […]

Beth Trebour’s Richmond Supermom Celebration

Beth Trebour Richmond VA Supermom 2012

Over 2,000 votes were cast for the amazing Richmond women nominated in our 2012 Supermom Contest, and  Beth Trebour was the mom who swept this contest and had a grand celebration at the Wine Loft Richmond on May 9th, 2012. Beth and twenty of her friends gathered with myself, the folks and docs from Stony Point […]

Celebrate CJ’s Precious Life With Us


Many of you already know the story of Rachel and Roger Reynolds and the agony they experienced with their beautiful daughter who suffered from cancer. Charlotte Jennie’s precious life was cut too short, but Rachel has turned her tragedy into a living memorial for her daughter by writing a book that reaches the hearts and […]