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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of January 27, 2018

January 29, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of January 27, 2018:

  • Congratulations to Kia Player (’02) on opening not one but two restaurants this month! Dixie Bell’s Burger Bar and Eggspress are now doing business in Northside RVA!
  • The Richmond Free Press wrote about the Richmond Community Bail Fund, an all-volunteer organization started by Matthew Perry (’15) after he spent the summer interning with the Freedom Fund in the Bronx.
  • Esther Erb Atkins (’04) has qualified for the Olympic Trials for a third time after finishing twelfth in the Osaka Women’s Marathon.
  • Hazzan Sarah Beck-Berman (’05) was ordained in an early-January ceremony. Upon ordination, Sarah has become Beth Ahabah’s full-time cantor.
  • Alex Wiles (’08) is appearing in the Quill Theatre and the Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen’s “Brave New World.”
  • Rasheeda N Creighton (’95) is the director of the 1717 Innovation Center, set to open this March.  “This is really about bringing Richmond together, supporting the blooming startup ecosystem that we have here,” she says.
  • ICYMI: We profiled Cass Morris (’03).

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