Monday, August 12, 2013
WHO: Mayor Dwight C. Jones
Pat Jones, General Manager, Kings Dominion
Kristie White, Director of Enrollment, Virginia Union University
Mayor’s Youth Academy participants, parents and employment partners
WHAT: 2013 Mayor’s Youth Academy Culminating Event
WHERE: Kings Dominion
Kings Dominion Theater
16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, VA 23047
WHEN: Monday, August 12, 2013 at 5 p.m.
This is the fourth year of the Mayor’s Youth Academy, which is a citywide program that draws upon the expertise and resources of leaders in government, business, faith based, and non-profit sectors to develop Richmond’s future workforce. This year, 450 youth participated in The Mayor’s Youth Academy, which consists of four components; Summer Work Experience, Life Stage, Counselors In Training, and Future Leaders Council.
For media planning to attend the Culminating Event, please see the directions below. All media personnel planning to attend need to RSVP with Kings Dominion by contacting Charlotte Hall, PR Coordinator at (703) 402-9072. Please, arrive at the park no earlier than 4 p.m. and no later than 5 p.m.
Directions for media: Media must go through Gate 1. If you are traveling North on I-95, take exit 98 to Doswell and the first right onto Theme Park Way. Take the second left towards the Security booth. Be sure to drive to the right side of the booth. Once through security, go straight so that the warehouse is to your right. Turn right at the stop sign. You may park next to the marketing building, now on your left. Call Charlotte Hall at (703) 402-9072 once you arrive.
Posted by Office of the Press Secretary to the Mayor at 12:42 PM