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2015 River Heroes

The Friends of the James River Park and community leaders are pleased and proud to announce our 2015 River Heroes!

  • Anne Wright -- Biologist and educator who has volunteered for the park for over a decade.
  • Scott Turner -- Founder and owner of Riverside Outfitters and True Timber.
  • Dennis Bussey -- Founder and organizer of the James River Hikers meet-up group.

The 2015 heroes were celebrated at the Rice Center. Ralph White was on hand to deliver the awards. In addition, attendees of the event had the opportunity to taste Legend Brewery's new Z-Dam Ale before it went on sale to the general public.



2015 winners of the Ralph White River Hero Award

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About the River Hero Award

With this annual event, the Friends of the James River Park hope to bring attention to the magnificent, scenic river that runs through Richmond and to those who have worked to make the James River a better place for both people and wildlife.

No award was made in 2013.