As Hurricane Isabel was bearing down on the City of Richmond on a recent Thursday morning, I was speaking to the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. I had been asked to speak about my membership on the City Council - appointed Commission for Richmond's Government. As I spoke I could see the trees blowing wildly and the rain pelting the windows. Little did we know the damage to our City that would be caused by Ms. Isabel.
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Shields, Thomas J. "Richmond Needs a 'Face of the City'." Editorial. Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 6, 2003.