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Helping young people express themselves through art

May 4, 2019 | Impact Stories

ART 180, a Richmond nonprofit with a mission to give young people living in challenging circumstances a chance to express themselves through art, sought to diversify where it invested and saved donor dollars. VCC “rose to the top” of ART 180’s list of possibilities “because of their mission to invest in the community,” says Marlene Paul, the organization’s executive director. ART 180 is a Richmond nonprofit with a mission to give young people living in challenging …

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Expanding Authentic Italian Pizza to RVA

September 24, 2018 | Impact Stories

As an authentic Neapolitan restaurant, Pupatella captures the essence of Naples by serving traditional wood-fired brick oven pizzas, salads, and time-honored appetizers like panzerotti and arancini. Enzo Alagarme, Pupatella’s founder, was born in Naples and learned everything he knows about pizza and cooking from his grandmother.

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A New Purpose for an Old Building

September 24, 2018 | Impact Stories

At the corner of Ninth and Main streets sits a spectacularly built gem in the heart of historic downtown Lynchburg. The six-story Krise building, erected in 1905, was constructed as the city’s first “skyscraper,” with a bank on its first floor and offices above. Over a century later, the Krise is being morphed into 21 apartments: eight one-bedrooms, 11 two-bedrooms, and two three-bedrooms. The Krise will also include four retail spaces on the ground floor …

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