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BB&T Volunteers Partner with ARC to Make a Difference


Members of BB&T's Lighthouse Project, now in its eighth year, recently volunteered at the Greater Richmond ARC's ARCpark, a 2.4 acre handicap-accessible park for all ages and abilities at 3600 Saunders Avenue that opened last year. Their all-hands-on-deck effort included light landscaping such as spreading mulch.

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"We want every one of our associates physically working in their communities to make a tangible difference in people's lives, ” said BB& T Chairman and CEO Kelly King.

Left to Right: Mary Catherine Ross, Brittani Gill, Emily Lehmann and Ginny Slack.

Left to Right: Mary Catherine Ross, Brittani Gill, Emily Lehmann and Ginny Slack.

In addition, BB& T volunteers helped at ARC's recent Ladybug fundraiser, purchased recreational equipment and  arts & crafts supplies for ARC’s Camp Baker summer camp program, and are hosting a luncheon in June for ARC Employment Services participants.

Left to Right: Brittani Gill and Ginny Slack.

Left to Right: Brittani Gill and Ginny Slack.

What’s Happening: Ladybug Fund Winetasting and Silent Auction (RTD)


Your support of the Ladybug Fund made the Richmond Times-Dispatch! Thank you to all who joined us for the Winetasting and Silent Auction -- we had a great time. Read the excerpt below, or continue straight to Richmond.com >>

The 16th annual Ladybug Fund Winetasting and Silent Auction was held April 16 at Richmond International Raceway.

More than 350 guests sampled a selection of international and West Coast wines as well as local specialties from restaurants including The Betty on Davis and Julep’s.

The event raised $67,748. Popular auction items included a champagne brunch at The Jefferson and a private wine class for 20 at Total Wine.

The ARC Ladybug Fund is used to support children with disabilities at the Greater Richmond ARC.