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Academics | Business | Food | GLBT | Government | Marketing | Media | Music | Non-Profits | Religion | Sports | Personal

Richmond Virginia (VA) Academics Twitter

Community Colleges, University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Community Colleges

  • @GinnyWiz Online tour guide for the Virginia Education Wizard (website). Information about college and career options in Va.  
  • @Glenndubois Glenn Dubois
  • @JeffKraus Jeffrey J. Kraus VCCS spokesman (website), ice hockey player, Steelers & Penguins fan 

Primary/Secondary

  • @ccpsinfo An award-winning school system in central Virginia. Chesterfield (website) is the largest school division in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited in 2008-09.
    • @CCPSSUPER Dr. Marcus Newsome, Superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools (website). Chesterfield is the largest school system in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited in 2008-09.
  • @dcolon1968 Ex-academic and current education administrator (website). 
  • @henricoschools HCPS (website), in partnership with the community, will inspire, empower, and educate every student to be prepared for success in the 21st century.
  • @rainbowstation Rainbow Station (website).
  • @RPS_Schools Richmond Public Schools (website). The Choice in Educational Excellence.
  • @StAndrews_VA St. Andrew's School (website). | Facebook
  • @StCatherinesRVA St. Catherine's School (website) is an independent, all-girls, Episcopal JK-12 school located in Richmond, Va. @STCVA St. Christopher's (website). To prepare all our students intellectually, physically and spiritually to be the next generation of leaders for Richmond and communities beyond.
  • @StewardSchool Steward School (website). Located in Richmond, VA, an independent K-12 college preparatory school that recognizes the individuality of each child. 
  • @VirginiaCTE CTE Resource Center (website). Supporting Virginia's secondary career and technical education programs. 

Richmond/Virginia area Colleges and Universities

  • @hampdensydney Hampden Sydney College (website). A selective private liberal arts college for men 
  • @JMUnews This is the Twitter account of JMU's Office of Public Affairs.
  • @longwoodu  A state-assisted, co-educational university, Longwood University (website) offers students a choice of more than 100 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations.
  • @lynchburg Lynchburg College (website). Virginia's most comprehensive private college, nationally recognized for going above & beyond in commitment to student success.
  • @RandolphMacon Founded in 1830 in historic Ashland, Va., Randolph-Macon College (website) is a selective, co-educational, national liberal arts college.
  • @RoanokeCollege Roanoke College (website). The country’s second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, coeducational, four-year liberal arts college.
  • @UVA UVA (website).
  • @VSUTrojans Virginia State University (website), a leading Historically Black College/University (HBCU)where you can Dream, Explore and Succeed. 
  • @vt_edu Virginia Tech (website).
    • @vtnews News and information from Virginia Tech 
  • @williamandmary William & Mary (website) is unlike any other college in America.
    • @WMNews Office of University Relations 

University of Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University
  • @AndersonGallery The Anderson Gallery (website) is the exhibition facility of the VCU School of the Arts.
  • @dinosaurkillers The Dinosaur Killers (website) are a group of creative technologists at the VCU Brandcenter.
  • @EMaynor3 Eric Maynor
  • @graphicslab The VCU Graphics Lab (website) is an imaging and design service center with resources available to the entire VCUarts community.
  • @InkMagazine Ink Magazine VCU's student publication on art, culture, contemporary issues and campus.
  • @jonbecker Jonathan Becker (website). Assistant professor of educational leadership at VCU; interested in technology and leadership in education.
  • @kellyokeefe Kelly O'Keefe (website) Bio Brand Architect, Creative Entrepreneur and VCU Brandcenter Executive Education Director
  • @kendallgiles Kendall Giles (website), Assistant Professor of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research at Virginia Commonwealth (website). 
  • @larry_sanders1 Larry Sanders
  • @marcusmessner Marcus Messner. I'm a journalism professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, teaching multimedia journalism, global communication systems, and media economics. | Facebook
  • @mavnet Mark Avnet. Creative technologist, media psychology, advertising/branding guy, educator VCU Brandcenter
  • @norwoodVCU Norwood Teague, Athletic Director 
  • @notdickless Don Sticksel (website). Creative Technologist at the VCU Brandcenter. 
  • @RichmondTAP Richmond Tap Project (website). Powered by VCU Brandcenter Students and you. | Facebook
  • @soohongga Soo Yeon Hong. I'm an Assistant Professor of public relations at School of Mass Communications (website), Virginia Commonwealth University. 
  • @theCTnews Commonwealth Times (website) | Facebook
  • @VCU_Science_Med News about science, medicine and research at Virginia Commonwealth University (website).
  • @VCUAdvertising VCU Advertising (website).  
  • @VCUarts VCU Arts (website). # 1 public university school of arts & design in the US.  
  • @VCUbusinessSoc Society for VCU Business Graduates and Certificate holders (website).
  • @vcucns Capital News Service (website). VCU journalism students covering Virginia General Assembly 
  • @VCUCHS The College of Humanities and Sciences (website).
  • @VCUdsaes Official VCU Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Services (website) Twitter account.
  • @vcuinfosec VCU Information Security (website). Information Security at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), brought to you by Steve Werby
  • @VCUMedicalNews The latest news and discoveries from the VCU Medical Center
  • @VCUPipeline VCU Pipline Program (website) info for pre-health students!
  • @VCUPR VCU Communications & Public Relations (website)
    • @tgvcu Tom Gresham. PR specialist at Virginia Commonwealth University. Beats include arts, business, mass communications, Brandcenter and student affairs. 
  • @VCURamNation VCU Ram Nation Fan Site (website). 
  • @VCUSGA VCU Student Government Association (website) Community Colleges 
  • @vcusoe VCU School Of Education (website). Preparing students for meaningful careers in education and health-related fields. 
  • @VCUTechServices VCU Tech Services (website)
  • @VCUtvHD VCU TV/HD (website) is a television production operation that is run by students and one of the first in the country to produce TV programming in high-definition format. 
  • @wvcwLIVE WVCW|News (website). Live news and event coverage from WVCW's news team.
Richmond Virginia (VA) Business Twitter

Art Galleries, Associations/Chambers, Consultants, Design, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment, Franchises, Green, Health Care, Hotels, Jobs, IT, Lawyers, Real Estate, Retail, Transportation, Web

Art Galleries/Crafts/Photography

Associations/Chambers

  • @BizWorksCenter BizWorks (website) is a non-profit small business incubator offering office and warehouse space to new businesses and those transitioning from a non-traditional setting. 
  • @Carytown Carytown
  • @carytownrva Carytown Merchants (website). The Mile of Style: Hundreds of locally owned shops & restaurants in Richmond's best independent shopping district.
  • @ChesterfieldBiz Chesterfield Economic Development (website
  • @GRChamber The Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce (website) is comprised of 1,850 member orgs in the Chesterfield, Richmond, Hanover & Henrico Counties in Richmond, VA.
  • @grpva The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (website) is the single point of contact for domestic and international businesses looking to locate or expand in our region.
  • @HABCC Hanover County Assn. of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce (website) is the largest business association in the County, serving over 500 individual and business.
  • @HanoverBiz Hanover Economic Development
  • @Innsbrook Innsbrook Foundation (website). A fun place to Live, Work, and Play!
  • @LibbieGrove Libbie Grove (website). A wonderful and unique shopping district located in Richmond, VA at the intersection of Libbie and Grove Avenues!
  • @LMR30 Leadership Metro Richmond (website): Connect. Engage. Inspire.
  • @midtownrva Life is great here in #midtown.
  • @myrichmond MyRichmond.org (website), affiliated with Leadership Metro Richmond, is a place for Richmonders to share their views and opinions of Richmond, Virginia.  
  • @nawborichmond The Richmond chapter of NAWBO (website) has, since 1982, provided a strong voice and vision for women business owners in Central Virginia.
  • @RichmondBBB Richmond Better Business Bureau (website).
  • @RetailMerchants Retail Merchants Association (website). Bio Shop Local. Buy Local. | Facebook
  • @RichmondCenter The Greater Richmond Convention Center (website) is one of the most versatile meeting and exposition facilities in Mid-Atlantic and the perfect place for your next event!
  • @RichmondForum The Richmond Forum (website). Bringing leaders from the world stage to our stage in Richmond--to expand horizons, stimulate conversation and inspire our community.
  • @rvagreendrinks We're Richmond Green Drinks (website).
  • @SMCRVA Social Media Club (website)
  • @theMBL Metropolitan Business League (website). We connect businesses in Richmond with opportunities in Virginia.
  • @vabio Mark Herzog (website). Director of an association of biotech companies in Virginia. 
  • @VABiotechPark VA Biotech Park (website). The Park is a life sciences community home to over 62 life science companies, research institutes, state/federal laboratories.
  • @vaceos VACEOs (website) is an association that connects CEOs of small and mid-sized businesses so that they can learn from each other.
  • @VDBA Virginia Department of Business Assistance (website). State agency offering information & resources to entrepreneurs & business owners in Virginia. 
  • @VentureRIC Venture Richmond (website). Engages business and community leaders in partnering with the City to enhance the vitality of downtown through economic development, marketing/promotion, events. 
  • @VisitRichmond Richmond, VA Tourism (website). Official Tourism Marketing Tweets from Virginia's Hip and Historic Richmond Region. 
    • @RIOdotCOM RichmondInsideout.com (website). The go-to site for insider insights on RVA as posted by those who know it best, locals!

Bargains
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/deals 

  • @cheaprichmond Richmond On The Cheap (website). Finding the hottest deals, discounts, and freebies in Central VA and beyond.
  • @HotDealsRVA Hot Deals RVA. Here to help Richmonders find the best deals on everything from happy hour specials to HD TVs.
  • @ipRIC IP - Richmond (website). Keeping you informed about things to do in Richmond, Va
  • @rvabargains Richmond Bargains (website) - the best deals I find and cheap events around town.
  • @SpecSpot_Ric_VA The Special Spot (website). Richmond, VA Food and Drink Specials. 
  • @StyleOffers StyleOffers (website) connects our advertisers to our readers & visitors. 

Consultants/Coaching

Design

Entrepreneurship/Venture Capital

  • @CashelPartners Cashel Partners (website). Richmond's "venture management" group focused on helping small and mid-sized businesses grow and compete.
  • @EconomyHeroes Steve Kimball. Tweets for our Economy's Heroes (website) - entrepreneurs & executives of emerging businesses & those that advise them.
  • @hankheyming Venture capital, private equity, biotech, cleantech, new media and startup law (website).
  • @irish94 Matthew Markee (Website). Serial entrepreneur working with small to med-sized biz's in central VA. 

Entertainment

Franchises

  • @RompnRollKids Michael Barnett. CEO & Co-Founder of Romp n' Roll franchise (website): Imaginative classes, camps, and parties for kids from 3mo - 6 years.

Genealogy

  • @ancestorsfound Family Tree Gumshoe~Genealogy Project Planner~Photographer~Photo Archivist~Grave Finder~Transcriber~Researcher 

Green

  • @augustaproject The Augusta Project (website). Richmond's first LEED registered home.
  • @fullscale Full Scale Architecture (website). Green Architect for 15 years who believes that buildings are an extension of who we are, creating a lasting impression of how we see ourselves and the future. 
  • @greenitect Heather Barber, ASLA (website). environmentally mindful land planning and design.
  • @GreenInRichmond Green in Richmond (website). All things green in Richmond, VA. 
  • @GreenModernKits  Green Modern Kits (website) - Modern, affordable, passive solar house kits.
  • @HanoverReStore Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a public retail outlet that sells quality new and used surplus building materials, priced at 20-80% off retail! 
  • @jrgbc James River Green Building Council (website).
  • @MikeGeothermal Mike Smith (website). Doing my part to help the planet one building at a time helping stop wasting energy 
  • @RenewCrew Renew Crew
  • @restorerva ReStore (website)- visit us on Roane Street!
  • @rvagreendrinks We're Richmond Green Drinks (website) 
  • @shopgreenduck Green Duck (website). Save the Earth-Compost!
  • @STUFFInc Stuff (website) provides Richmond with a community space for creative reuse, education, environmental awareness, and fun stuff.  

Health Care

  • @BonSecoursRVA Bon Secours Richmond (website). Good Help to Those in Need® since 1824. Following doesn't equal an endorsement.
  • @FanFreeClinic Fan Free Clinic (website) provides medical treatment, health education and social services in Richmond, Virginia.
  • @hcavirginia The HCA Virginia Health System (website) proudly puts patients first in Central Virginia, Northern Virginia and Southwest Virginia through 12 acute care hospitals.
    • @cjwmedical CJW Medical Center (website) - Chippenham Hospital & Johnston-Willis Hospital - has a long history of providing excellent healthcare to Richmond. Part of HCA Virginia.
    • @johnrandolphmed John Randolph Medical Center (website) is a licensed, 147-bed facility located in Hopewell, about 30 minutes south of Richmond. 
  • @HomeInsteadRVA Home Instead Senior Care (website).
  • @partnersva Partners-in-Healthcare.com (website). Easy and inclusive resource for healthcare services in and around Central Virginia - Take control of your family's medical needs.
  • @RichmondDentist Shockoe Dentistry (website), 1205 E.Main St. Hometown boy Jason T. Lipscomb D.D.S. | Facebook
  • @RichmondMRC Medical Reserve Corps (website), volunteers, public health in Richmond, Virginia 
  • @RichmondSmiles Richmond Smile Center (website). Where You Get The Smile You Want.
  • @RxPartnershipVA Rx Partnership (website). Richmond nonprofit delivering free medication to thousands of uninsured Virginians through free clinics and community health centers.
  • @VAssnFreClinics Virginia Association of Free Clinics (website). To support, strengthen & advocate for Free Clinics to deliver quality health care for Virginians who cannot afford healthcare.
  • @VCUMedicalNews The latest news and discoveries from the VCU Medical Center. | Facebook 
  • @vpfw Virginia Physicians For Women (website). You're a woman; you need a doctor who specializes in women's medicine that is dedicated to personal attention and quality medicine. | Facebook 

Hotels/Lodging

  • @aloftrichmond aloft Richmond West (website) is the newest addition to the chic West Broad Village. | Facebook
  • @BerkeleyHotel Berkeley Hotel (website). When you are away from home-nothing soothes the soul more than a lovely place to stay... 
  • @DoubletreeRICAH Doubletree Richmond Airport (website). We offer free HSIA and HHonors rewards
  • @HiltonRichmond Hilton Richmond (website). Brand new conference center hotel featuring a spa & Shula's Steak House - opening December 2009.
  • @HiltonRichmond Hilton Richmond (website). Brand new event center hotel featuring a spa & Shula's Steak House - opening December 2009.
  • @HyattPlcRicAP Hyatt Place Richmond Airport (website). The premiere hotel @ Richmond International Airport & only 6 miles from downtown.  
  • @JeffersonHotel Jefferson Hotel (website). 
  • @ShaminHotels Shamin Hotels (website). Virginia's largest hotel owner with 37 hotels & 4000+ rooms. Over 750 associates provide a daily wealth of knowledge & perspective to create the Shamin Touch.
  • @westinrichmond The new Westin Richmond (website). Located just of I64 at Reynolds Crossing. A great place to elevate your senses! 

IT 

Jobs/HR

  • @cjsn Candace Nicolls. Senior Recruiter at Ironworks Consulting (website); Sponsorship Chair at Richmond Ad Club; User Experience enthusiast.
  • @LaidOffCampRVA LaidOffCampRVA (website) exists to provide an environment for community members to help steer each other in the right direction during these trying times.
  • @recruiter_steve Recruiter Monumental Recruiting (website).
  • @Richmond_Jobs Follow us to receive Job Postings in Richmond, Virginia. 
  • @RichmondJobNet (website). Your Career Search in Greater Richmond Just Got a Little Easier.
  • @snagajob I'm SnagAJob.com (website). I like long walks on the beach, pina coladas, and finding people the perfect hourly jobs.
  • @VA_Job_Corps Virginia Job Corps (website). America's only residential education and vocational training program for underemployed & undereducated youth.
  • @vacn Virginia Career Network (website), networking skills for job seekers. 

Lawyers

  • @constructionlaw Christopher Hill (website). Attorney, author of Construction Law Musings, and member of Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law. 
  • @gatewood5000 Chris Gatewood. Lawyer of intellectual property, new media, and entertainment, with the firm of Hirschler Fleischer (website).
  • @VALW  Virginia Lawyers Weekly (website
  • @VAStateBar Virginia State Bar (website). 

Marketing, PR, Advertising (see special section

Real Estate/Real Estate Services

  • @baskervill Baskervill (website) delivers world-class architectural, engineering, and interior design services to companies across the country and around the world.
  • @BooneHomes Boone Homes (website). Building the finest Luxury Homes in the Richmond Metro area.
  • @carterritchie Carter Ritchie (website). My life is Virginia Real Estate and I love it.  
  • @HLReedDesign HLReed Design (website).
  • @JovanH The Virginia Association of REALTORS® (website). VAR Marketing Maniac, I mean Manager. 
  • @jrgbc James River Green Building Council (website).
  • @JoynerFP Joyner Fine Properties (website). Expert REALTORS in Richmond, VA
  • @Justlistem Jim Ingersoll (website). Where the conversation to sell YOUR home begins.
  • @ksainteriors KSA Interiors (website). Experienced design firm specializing in interior design, space planning, environmental graphics, and facilities services for clients nationwide.
  • @Napier_Homes Napier Signature Homes (website). Custom home design-build and remdeling firm in Richmond, Va. since 1989.
  • @Nolde_Condos Nolde Condos (website). Luxury downtown living in Richmond, Virginia
  • @renaissancerva Renaissance Richmond (website). Finding Architectural History and Following Historic Preservation in Richmond, Virginia.
  • @rvabusiness Nathan Hughes. Vice-President & Sales Manager for Bandazian & Holden (website) -- Commercial Realtors, Business Brokers, & Property Management 
  • @SmallRealEstate The official Small Real Estate (website) Twitter channel.
  • @Thalhimer Experience and knowledge have made the results-oriented team at Thalhimer (website) Virginia’s leading commercial real estate firm for decades. 
  • @TUPELO_LLC Myers Mast, ASLA (website). Creating and enhancing the places we live, work and play. (LEED AP) 

Restaurants (see special section)

Retail

Services

  • @ArnettSpeakers Arnett & Associates speakers bureau (website).
  • @ConsiderIt_Done Consider It Done! (website) offers errand, shopping, organizing, & short-term/fill-in administrative services. Delegate your tasks to us!
  • @DomVAPower Dominion VA Power (website). The latest news, notices & community events at Dominion Virginia Power. For urgent or customer-related questions, call 1-888-667-3000 or visit dom.com.
  • @FAMEvents Free Agents Event Management (website) is a premier provider of event management and logistic services for all types corporate, non-profit and special events. 
  • @FBAdvantage Farm Bureau Insurance (website), you’re more than a customer. You’re a member.
  • @FirstMarketBank First Market Bank (website).
  • @HowellsAC Howells Heating & AC (website) We believe in providing the greatest value possible by offering first class service as well as uncompromising quality at a reasonable price.
  • @iDudeLuvsRic iDude Luvs Richmond. Call Federal Credit union (website) mascot out to make the world financially better one member at a time. 
  • @MailingServices Mailing Services Inc (website). Database Marketing * Direct Mail * Fulfillment
  • @Mondial_Assist Mondial USA (website). Focus on travel, travel insurance, travel assistance, concierge services and event ticket protection.
  • @PAErichmond Plan Ahead Events (website), a full-service meetings and events management company planning for conventions, trade shows, meetings, special occasion and social events. 
  • @PuritanCleaners Puritan Cleaners (website). The cleanest most well pressed tweets in Richmond!  
  • @ricwithers  Ric Withers. Printing & color guru. Owner/President of Wythken Printing (website). I teach @VCU graphic design.
  • @RVAShoeRepair Connie's Shoe Repair (website), a Richmond institution since 1911. Located at 110 N. 8th St. Owner Nathan Elkins.
  • @SeanHVAC Sean Cantrell. Owner & President of Marshall Mechanical (website), your HVAC & Plumbing team.
  • @Signvertise Scotty Hager. VP of Sales with Signs By Tomorrow (website), Pres NK Chamber of Commerce.
  • @TaradelPrinting Taradel Printing (website). Full-color glossy printing made easy! Flyer printing, menu printing, brochure printing, postcard printing, and more! | Facebook
  • @topnotchrva Official Top Notch Richmond (website) Twitter site. What's happening locally for consumers and the service industry 

Transportation/Automotive/Bikes/Scooters

  • @2BNB_RVA Richmond's FREE shuttle, taking you from the top of Carytown to the bottom of the Bottom (website), Wed. thru Sun, 5pm to 3am... see our website for more details!
  • @CarGuyBill Bill Koppersmith (website). Providing honest, expert car maintenance and repair service in Richmond, VA 
  • @CarMaxInc The official Twitter account for CarMax (website), the nation's largest retailer of used cars. Chris & Elia tweet CarMax info, car buying content & automotive news. 
  • @carytownbicycle Carytown Bikes.
  • @cyclusbikeshop Cyclus Bike Shop (website). Church Hills source for bicycles, accesories and repair!
  • @PriorityToyota Priority Toyota (website). Enjoy Priorities for Life on all new and used cars purchased at Priority Toyota Richmond 
  • @richmondlincoln Richmond Lincoln (website). We are a Ford Lincoln Mercury Dealer in Richmond, VA.  
  • @scootrva Scoot Richmond (website). Central Virginia's only scooter and moped specialist. | Facebook
  • @segwayrva Segway of Richmond (website). Offering Segway tours, rentals, sales and service for the Richmond, VA metro area.
  • @Victoryrichmond Victory Nissan of Richmond (website) is the leading Nissan dealer in Richmond, VA. 11401 W Broad St.
  • @WestBroadHonda West Broad Honda (website). We love all things Honda. One day each week, we tweet an exclusive Deal of the Day, so don't miss it!

Web Companies

  • @buttonall ButtonALL.com (website). The Internet's Universal Remote. The All in One Search Engine Aggregator.
  • @crosswalk_com Crosswalk.com (website). The Intersection of Faith and Life. Our aim is to offer compelling biblically-based content to Christians who take seriously their relationship with Christ. Part of Salem Web Network (website). 
  • @getloaded Member Relations Mgr @Getloaded (website). I am here to help! 
  • @iGOiWRITE iGOiWRITE (website). Together we're helping to shape and publish Facebook's first travel book! iGO iWRITE is one of many niffty lil' apps by Compleo. Contact @paulspicer
  • @mustacheinc Mustache, Inc. (website). Development You Can Play With
  • @snagajob I'm SnagAJob.com (website). I like long walks on the beach, pina coladas, and finding people the perfect hourly jobs. 
  • @toptenz Toptenz.net (website) provides unusual top 10 lists. Lists about comic books, pop culture, wine, the bizarre, music, movies and anything that you suggest.
  • Also see Web Designers

Richmond Virginia (VA) Food Twitter

Restaurants, Farms, Food Bloggers, Groceries
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/food 

Restaurants/Bars

Farms 

  • @farm2family Farm to Family (website). Feeding the community one stop at a time.
  • @frogbottomfarm Frog Bottom Farm (website). community supported agriculture in the heart of Virginia 
  • @RuralCulture Lisa Dearden - Executive Director of the Center for Rural Culture (website). Sustaining Rural Culture. We run the Goochland Farmers Market. 
  • @saveourfood Save Our Food (website) was designed by Virginia Farm Bureau to educate consumers about the foods they eat and all of the locally grown foods available. 
  • @VASADP Virginia Sustainable Agriculture Documentary Project (website). Documenting sustainable farming practices in Virginia. 
  • @WildHeavenFarm Wild Heaven Farm (website). 

Food Bloggers/Writers

Food Products

  • @DukesMayo The secret of great Southern cooks, Duke's Mayonnaise uses the same recipe made famous by Mrs. Eugenia Duke of Greenville, S.C. in 1917

Groceries/Wine Stores

Richmond Virginia (VA) GLBT Twitter

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community

  • @EqualVirginia Equality Virginia (website) is a statewide, non-partisan education, outreach and advocacy organization seeking equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Virginians.
  • @FanFreeClinic Fan Free Clinic (website) provides medical treatment, health education and social services in Richmond, Virginia.
  • @gayprideva Gay Pride Virginia (website). The organisation that brings PRIDE to central Virginia. 
  • @gayrva Gay RVA (website). VA's GLBT Community News Blog | Facebook 
  • @JSargGSA Newly formed Gay Straight Alliance at J.Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
  • @MCC_Richmond MCC Richmond (website) is ... for ALL God’s people.
  • @ROSMYrva ROSMY (website). Helping Youth Be Themselves.

Richmond Virginia (VA) Government Twitter

State agencies, City/County government, Politicians  

State Agencies/Branches

  • @everywomanslife VDH's Every Woman's Life (website). EWL provides free breast and cervical cancer screening to uninsured low-income women ages 40-64.
  • @RichmondMRC Medical Reserve Corps (website), volunteers, public health in Richmond, Virginia 
  • @VaDOT Virginia Department of Transportation (website)
  • @VaGuardPAO Official tweets of the Virginia Guard Public Affairs Office (website).
  • @VaHouse House of Delegates (website).
  • @VASenate The Senate of Virginia (website).
  • @VAStateParks Department of Conservation and Recreation Virginia State Parks (website). Beautiful locations for outdoor recreation across Virginia.  
  • @VATAX Department  of Taxation (website).
  • @VDBA Virginia Department of Business Assistance (website). State agency offering information & resources to entrepreneurs & business owners in Virginia. 
  • @VDEM The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (website) coordinates the commonwealth's response during disasters and emergencies.
  • @VDSS Virginia Department of Social Services (website).
  • @VFO Virginia Film Office (website). The Film Office promotes Virginia as an exceptional location for film, video & new media production.
  • @VDGIF Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (website) News and updates from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • @VDHChampion CHAMPION (website) is an innovative initiative to address obesity in Virginia. We are working to improve the health of all Virginians.
  • @VDSS Virginia Department of Social Services (website).
  • @VirginiaABC Virginia Dept of ABC (website). Control, Service, Revenue.
  • @VirginiaDHRM The Virginia Dept of Human Resource Management (website) is responsible for announcing state office closings due to inclement weather.
  • @VirginiaLottery Virginia Lottery (website). Contributing to Virginia's future, one play at a time.
  • @VirginiaSBE State Board of Elections (website). Helping to ensure the integrity of elections in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • @VisitVirginia Virginia Tourism Corporation (website). Love of life, passion for Travel! Virginia is For Lovers! | Facebook
City/County Agencies
  • @ccpsinfo An award-winning school system in central Virginia. Chesterfield (website) is the largest school division in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited in 2008-09.
    • @CCPSSUPER Dr. Marcus Newsome, Superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools (website). Chesterfield is the largest school system in Virginia to have all schools fully accredited in 2008-09.
  • @ChesterfieldFMO Official Fire Marshal Site (website) for Chesterfield County, VA.
  • @ChesterfieldVa Chesterfield County (website). | Facebook
  • @CityRichmondVA City of Richmond, VA (website).
  • @CrimeSolver0660 CCCH Crime Solvers (website). 
  • @Flack4RIC Richmond Airport RIC (website) Now You're Going Places from One of America's Most Convenient Airports.
  • @HanoverVa Official Twitter Site for the County of Hanover, Virginia (website).
  • @HanoverVAEOC Hanover Emergency Operations Centers (website).
  • @Henrico_OEM Henrico OEM (website) - dedicated to ensuring Henrico citizens and businesses are prepared!
  • @HenricoDPU Henrico DPU (website) provides water, wastewater systems and solid waste services to over 90,000 customers.
  • @henriconews The only official Twitter source for news and information from Henrico County government (website).
  • @henricopolice News and information from the Henrico (Virginia) Co. Police (website).
  • @henricoschools HCPS (website), in partnership with the community, will inspire, empower, and educate every student to be prepared for success in the 21st century.
  • @RFDVA Richmond Fire Department (website).
  • @RichMetAuth Richmond Metropolitan Authority (website).
  • @RichmondPolice Richmond Police (website). News and Updates From the Richmond Virginia Police Department. This account is monitored M-F from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30p.m. | Facebook
  • @RPS_Schools Richmond Public Schools (website). The Choice in Educational Excellence.
  • @tuckahoerescue Tuckahoe Rescue (website).
  • @UtilityBuddy The City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities (DPU) (website). Gas, water, wastewater, streetlights and stormwater in the City of Richmond, VA 
  • @VisitRichmond Richmond, VA Tourism (website). Official Tourism Marketing Tweets from Virginia's Hip and Historic Richmond Region. 
    • @RIOdotCOM RichmondInsideout.com (website). The go-to site for insider insights on RVA as posted by those who know it best, locals!  
    • @VisitRichmondPR Public Relations for RMCVB.
Politicians

Associations/Activists/News/Lobbyists

  • @EqualVirginia Equality Virginia (website) is a statewide, non-partisan education, outreach and advocacy organization seeking equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Virginians.
  • @HanoversFuture The Coalition for Hanover’s Future (website) is a citizen-based group dedicated to protecting and preserving the land, history, and environment of Hanover County, VA.
  • @HenricoNAACP Henrico NAACP
  • @jeremy6d Social Memory Complex (website).
  • @jonmallard Jonathan Mallard (website).
  • @libertyproject Richmond Tea Party (website).
  • @MedSocietyVA Medical Society Virginia (website) is the professional association for physicians in Virginia representing and advocating for the needs of physicians.
  • @MetroRichmondYD Metro Richmond Young Democrats (website) tries to support & elect Democrats and to increase the role of young people, women & people of color in local Democratic committees & DPVA.
  • @peterfeddo Peter Feddo (website) is a Democratic activist in Richmond, Virginia.  
  • @PilotOnPolitics The Virginian-Pilot (website) covers politics, beginning with the 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama
  • @projectvirginia Project Virginia (website). Implementing social media communication technology to ensure continuing Republican control of the Virginia House of Delegates in 2009.
  • @radicalrichmond Radical Richmond (website). 
  • @richmond_sun Richmond Sunlight (website). Tracking Virginia's General Assembly since 2007.
  • @RichmondGOP Official Twitter Site of the Republican Party of the City of Richmond (website). 
  • @robsmithiii Rob Smith, III, Richmond Chair for Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats (website).
  • @RTDPolitics Follow Virginia and national politics on TimesDispatch.com (website).
  • @RVAPatriots Richmond Patriots. Richmond's 9/12 project
  • @tertiumquids Norm Leahy (website). A think tank wonk, blogger, radio host (and lobbyist) who thinks he can write. 
  • @TFFVA Family Foundation (website). Public Policy Organization.
  • @VA_GOP Republican Party of Virginia (website).
  • @VACounties Virginia Association of Counties (website) serving our members since 1934.
  • @VAHouseDems Virginia House Democratic Caucus (website).
  • @vapoliticsblog The Washington Post's Virginia Politics blog (website).
  • @VAYD Virginia Young Democrats (website).
  • @vcucns Capital News Service (website). VCU journalism students covering Virginia General Assembly 
  • @VirginiaTalks VirginiaTalks.com (website). An online town hall for the commonwealth. 
  • @vpapupdates Virginia Public Access Project (website). 
  • @VPLC Virginia Poverty Law Center (website). Advocating for low-income Virginians for 30 years.  
  • @VHTA Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association (website). One Strong Voice Representing the Restaurant, Hotel and Travel Industry. 

Richmond Virginia (VA) Marketing Twitter

Advertising, Editors, Public Relations, Web Design
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/marketing 

Advertising

Editors/Writers 

Graphic Design

Public Relations

Web Design/SEO

Richmond Virginia (VA) Media Twitter

Actors, Bloggers, Film, Newspapers/Magazines, Radio, TV, Weather
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/media

Actors

Artists

Bloggers/News/Twittlebrities

Filmmakers

  • @AstrayJ Joe Carabeo (website). Awesome Filmmaker -Crazy Comic Book Writer - Hell Bent and Changing People's Lives.  
  • @handturkey48 Hand Turkey Studio (website).
  • @lkrost Lucas Krost (website). I'm an Independant Filmmaker.
  • @MCPTV Filmmaker, techie, sushi apprentice (website). 
  • @naturalscience Todd Raviotta (website). Filmmaker-Director-Editor-Educator.
  • @reellives Melissa Dopp (website). HD Content Producer | Final Cut Pro + AVID Video Editor | Creativity with a Conscience.
  • @Sheepfold Sheepfold Production (website): Making art since last week.
  • @tvjerry Jerry Williams (website). Tales From The Grip 
  • @vaproduction We are the VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE (website). Motto: Uniting film, video, audio and new media in Virginia. | Facebook
  • @VFO Virginia Film Office (website). The Film Office promotes Virginia as an exceptional location for film, video & new media production.

Newspapers/Magazines
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/periodicals  

Radio Television
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/tv  Weather

Richmond Virginia (VA) Music Twitter

Bands, Musicians, DJs, News, Venues

Also see Radio Stations, Arts/Culture

Richmond Virginia (VA) Non-Profits Twitter

Arts and Culture, Charities, Nature/Parks 
TWITTER LIST: http://twitter.com/RichmondGL/nfp 

Arts, Culture, History, Museums

Charities
  • @ACS_Virginia American Cancer Society of Virginia (website). We Are Here. All Day Everyday. Finding a Cure. In Your Community.
  • @agraceplaceacc A Grace Place (website). | Facebook
  • @AIDSWalkRIC Richmond AIDS Walk (website).
  • @ASKRichmond ASK (website) is a local non-profit dedicated to making life better for children with cancer and their families.
  • @BlueSkyFundRVa Blue Sky Fund (website) is on a mission to provide transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education and adventure.  
  • @BoazandRuthRVA Boaz and Ruth (website). Job Reentry Training and Social Entrepreneurship Non-profit
  • @CASASuperhero Henrico CASA (website). Every child needs a hero, but abused children need superheroes!
  • @ChildFund We are ChildFund International (website), helping the world's children since 1938. | Facebook
  • @childreninc By day;Marcom Dir. 4 Children, Incorporated (website). By nite I tie up bad guys w/ my golden lariat & make them tell the truth.I care about kids in poverty. Do you? | Facebook
  • @CircleCenterADS Circle Center Adult Day Services (website). Older adults get out, actively having fun each day with friends. Caregivers go to work with peace of mind their loved one is safe and active.| Facebook
  • @ComfortZoneCamp Comfort Zone Camp (website). The nation's largest bereavement camp, free to kids 7-17 who have lost a parent, sibling or primary caregiver. | Facebook
  • @Commnwlthparent Commonwealth Parenting (website). We teach people how to raise good kids . | Facebook
  • @connectnetwork Connect Network (website). Connecting people to ideas, information and each other. | Facebook
  • @ConnectRichmond Connect Richmond (website). | Facebook (use #connectrva)
  • @connorsheroes Connor's Heroes (website). Our mission is to ease the burdens of childhood cancer today and to help find a cure for tomorrow. | Facebook
  • @CVFBFeedMore Central VA Foodbank (website), a FeedMore organization, fights hunger in our region with the mission: so that none shall go hungry. | Facebook
  • @Dailyplanetva The Daily Planet (website). We are committed to strengthen and enrich the lives of the homeless or potentially homeless to create stable lifestyles.   
  • @dozva Daughters Zelophehad (website) is a Christian transitional housing program for women and children in crisis. | Facebook
  • @DRIVESMARTVA Drive Smart Virginia (website) is a non-profit organzation designed to raise awareness of traffic safety issues. | Facebook
  • @FACES_VA Virginia FACES (website). VA non-profit membership org. for VA's foster, adoptive + kinship families and those supporting our work for children, youth and families. #RVA #VA
  • @FanFreeClinic Fan Free Clinic (website) provides medical treatment, health education and social services in Richmond, Virginia. | Facebook
  • @FightSMA Tweets mostly by Heather from FightSMA, an int'l nonprofit working for a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) (website), the leading genetic killer of children under 2. | Facebook
  • @freedomhouse Freedom House (website) helps the homeless sustain, attain and maintain the skills and resources they need to lead them toward change and a better life.
  • @FURSDOGS FURS DOGS (website). All Volunteer, Animal Rescue and Adoption Group. Funded solely by private donations and fundraisers.
  • @GoodwillCVandHR Goodwill of Central Virginia (website). Our business is changing lives...helping people help themselves through the power of work! | Facebook
  • @HandsOnGR HandsOn Greater Richmond (website). | Facebook
  • @HeartWalkRVA The official Twitter feed of the American Heart Association's Start! Richmond Heart Walk (website)!
  • @HenricoHumane Henrico Humane (website). Non-profit animal rescue organization run by all-volunteer staff.
  • @HIVRetreats HIV Retreats (website). Non-profit organization that provides support for people living in a time of HIV/AIDS.
  • @HomewardVA Homeward (website). | Facebook
  • @hopeinthecities Hope in the Cities (website). Building a just and inclusive Richmond, VA through dialogues on race, class, & culture.
  • @IH4C IHC (website). Every child, regardless of geography, will have access to lifesaving critical care.  
  • @JAofCentralVA Junior Achievement of Central Virginia (website). Purpose: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.  | Facebook 
  • @JDRFCVC The mission of the JDRF (website) is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.  | Facebook
  • @JRAvirginia  James River Association (website) | Facebook
  • @KeepVABeautiful Keep Virginia Beautiful (website) | Facebook
  • @komenrichmond Komen Richmond (website). Our Vision: A World Without Breast Cancer. | Facebook
  • @MarchofDimesRVA March of Dimes RVA.
  • @mersersa Sarah Mersereau. I work with Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) (website).  | Facebook
  • @NPLearningPoint Nonprofit Learning Point (website) provides smart, relevant, and affordable classes to members of the greater Richmond area nonprofit community. | Facebook
  • @OverTheEdgeRVA  Special Olympics VA (website) 
  • @restorerva ReStore (website)- visit us on Roane Street! | Facebook
  • @richmondspca Richmond SPCA (website). Private, no-kill humane society tackling pet overpopulation through adoption, rehabilitation, spay/neuter, pet-retention, trap-neuter-return, and humane ed. | Facebook
  • @rivercityrumble River City Rumble (website). All makes & models charity car & bike show!
  • @RVATwestival RVA Twestival (website). NEED $$ for your NPO. Amazing Fundraiser! Connecting amazing people offline for a great cause.
  • @RxPartnershipVA Rx Partnership (website). Richmond nonprofit delivering free medication to thousands of uninsured Virginians through free clinics and community health centers.
  • @SalArmyRichmond The Salvation Army Richmond Area Command (website) has been serving those in need since 1885. | Facebook
  • @SM4SG Strategic Leadership and Social Media for Social Good (website). Community of communications pros and nonprofit leaders devoted to using social media for social good. Share your ideas and best practices.  
  • @SOlympicsVA Special Olympics VA (website). | Also see @KnowNoBounds Special Olympics Area 6 (website) serves special athletes in the counties surrounding city of Richmond
  • @TADFoundation Tad Foundation (website). A memorial foundation making a difference for kids with cancer.
  • @TheGivingHeart The Giving Heart (website). Giving Bag Project and the Comunity Thanksgiving Feast in Richmond, Va. | Facebook
  • @UMFS United Methodist Family Services (website). Serving families with our hearts and our expertise.  
  • @UnitedWayGRP United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg (website). Be a part of the change you want to see in Greater Richmond & Petersburg. | Facebook
  • @UNOSFoundation UNOS Foundation 
  • @VAssnFreClinics Virginia Association of Free Clinics (website). To support, strengthen & advocate for Free Clinics to deliver quality health care for Virginians who cannot afford healthcare. | Facebook
  • @vablood Virginia Blood Services (website). Blood collections for hospitals in central Virginia. | Facebook
  • @VAELN VA Adult Literacy (website).  
  • @VaVoice Prgm Dir 4 Virginia Voice (website)--audio reading and info service 4 disabled who can't read 4 themselves. 
  • @VirginiaTNT Team In Training (website). saving lives, one mile at a time.
  • @WBCH William Byrd Community House (website). We help kids, families and individuals help themselves through direct programs. | Facebook
  • @WeCanShare WeCanShare (website). Sharing to make a difference.
  • @westendjaycees West End Jaycees | Facebook
Nature/Parks/Environment
  • @GeoParadiseRVA Paradise Park aka Geometry Park is a unique classic modern arch. Fan District Pocket Park in Richmond, VA designed by architect Carlton Abbott in 1968.  | Facebook
  • @gcvirginia The Garden Club of Virginia (website).
  • @HanoverReStore Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a public retail outlet that sells quality new and used surplus building materials, priced at 20-80% off retail! 
  • @lewisginter Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (website) is a place to learn about plants & marvel at nature. Stay connected to the Garden, even when you're not here!  | Facebook 
  • @Maymont Maymont Park (website) | Facebook
  • @shalomfarms Shalom Farms (website). | Facebook
  • @STUFFInc Stuff (website) provides Richmond with a community space for creative reuse, education, environmental awareness, and fun stuff. 
  • @TricycleGardens Tricycle Gardens (website). Improving RVA's Food System 1 garden at a time. WE GET DIRTY! Permaculture for the people! | Facebook
  • @VCNVAorg Virginia Conservation Network (website), a coalition of more than 100 environmental nonprofits and community groups working together for a cleaner, healthier Virginia. | Facebook
Richmond Virginia (VA) Religion

Churches, Temples, etc
  • @vainterfaith Virginia Interfaith Center (website). Virginia’s oldest faith-based advocacy group. We are a nonpartisan coalition of faith communities working for a more just and compassionate Commonwealth.  

Buddhism

Christianity

Richmond Virginia (VA) Sports Twitter

Sports

Richmonders on Twitter

Personal Twitters, etc

  • @ashlandedge Life on the Edge requires constant balance.
  • @codearachnid Timothy Wood (website). I build cool things and capture memories to make the world a better place. I heart webdev, wordpress, jquery, google, wine, beer, photography - get to know me.
  • @danaynay I like peanut butter. I like off-color humor. I like the utter randomness of it all. Oh yeah, I make pictures & words too. 
  • @Jeb_Hoge A considerable talent
  • @korym Kory M. Dad, incl. @HussiTheDog. @urichmond SCS student. Edu IT guy. Geocacher. @peeppeep's guy.
  • also see Richmond Wiki
Animals Fake

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