Join the Chesterfield Chamber for lunch on Wednesday, July 10th for our monthly membership meeting with guest speaker Anne Moss Rogers.
Doors open at 11:00 a.m., buffet begins at 11:15 a.m. and the program starts at 11:45 a.m.
Online Registration is required.
We Got the Grant- An Overview of a Substance Abuse Prevention Program Study Coming to CCPS
Presenter: Anne Moss Rogers, Board member, Beacon Tree Foundation; Owner, Emotionally Naked LLC
There are four traits that Put Kids at Risk of Substance Misuse and in January 2019, VCU Institute of Drug & Alcohol Studies with Beacon Tree Foundation, won the VCU CCTR Endowment Fund to implement Preventure, a personality targeted life skills training program that has been shown to reduce drug and alcohol use in schools by up to 80%.The pilot study, the first in the US, will include four Virginia schools, two of which are in Chesterfield County.
Anne Moss Rogers is a TEDx speaker, 2019 YWCA Pat Asch Fellowship winner, author, owner of EmotionallyNaked.com and past President of Beacon Tree Foundation, advocates for youth mental health in Richmond, VA. She is a social media and content marketing expert and co-owned and later sold her digital marketing business to pursue her passion for suicide prevention.
She has been interviewed by the New York Times and was the first suicide loss survivor ever invited to speak at the National Institute of Mental Health, and she co-presents with staff scientist Lisa Horowitz PhD, NIMH, one of the leading researchers in the field of youth suicide prevention. Her blog, Emotionally Naked reached over a half million in its first three years on subjects that have often been shoved to the back of the closet—suicide and that which triggers this cause of death, addiction and mental illness. She has written a book, Diary of a Broken Mind and included her son’s lyrics.
Originally from North Carolina and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in Journalism, she’s been married to her husband, Randy, since 1986. They raised two sons, the late Charles Aubrey, 20, a comedian, writer, actor and rap artist, and Richard, 26, a graduate of UNC School of the Arts, currently living his dream in Los Angeles as a filmmaker.
Due to our growing lunch attendance, your online registration is very important for this event.
If you have a Prepaid Lunch Ticket, online registration is required to use the ticket.
If you are not preregistered through our online portal you will be charged the $35 at door cost *if you are experiencing problems with the online registration, please contact the Events Manager at the Chamber office.
Early Bird Registration - through Friday, July 5th,
$25/Members - $35/Non-Members
Late Registration - through noon Tuesday, July 9th
$30/Members - $40/Non-Members
Door Costs (without prior online registration)
$35/Members - $45/Non-Members
Registration will close at noon on Tuesday, July 9th
Registrations received after this time will incur an increased cost of $35/Member or $45/Non-Member.
*due to the nature of the event, there are no refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of event day.