George Smith III

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Why do you love Richmond?

Richmond has all of the benefits of a small city with a vibrant business climate and social scene. Also, the majesty of Richmond's James River Park System cannot be overstated.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Richmond?

I love rock hopping to my favorite river boulder to establish a base for river antics.

What do you do here?

I'm the Director of Marketing for Unite Virginia Magazine, the Virginia Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Equality First Foundation.

What’s your favorite restaurant?

The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

What would you tell somebody who has never been to Richmond?

Come during the for one of Richmond's many riverside festivals on Brown's Island.

What's your favorite store?

Mongrel in Carytown  

How do you spend your free time?

Exercising, live music, gardening and outdoor activities.

What's your favorite neighborhood?


How do you describe your community?

Diverse and welcoming.