Mary's Itinerary

MOTIVATIONAL MARY

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Richmond Public Main Library
RVA Indie Author Lit Fest - 10:00am-5pm
101 E Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23220

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Tuckahoe Library
NAPW Richmond Chapter Author Showcase - 4-5:30pm
1901 Starling Drive
Henrico, VA 23294
Price: free

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

NAACP 2017 Author Pavilion - 2-4pm
1 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 649-7000
Price: $0

 This is your chance to grab autograph copies of some great books by local and national authors. Come see Best-Selling Author Mary Rodwell as she discuss and sell her newest release for 2017 “Love Is Not Black or While” and her 2016 best-selling book “The Girl Who Lived Behind The Fence.”   While you're there be sure to check out other authors and enjoy the convention!

Price for Author Mary’s book will be 10.99 + tax

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

2017 NAACP Author Pavilion - 2-4pm
1 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 649-7000
Price: $0

is your chance to grab autograph copies of some great books by local and national authors. Come see Best-Selling Author Mary Rodwell as she discuss and sell her newest release for 2017 “Love Is Not Black or While” and her 2016 best-selling book “The Girl Who Lived Behind The Fence.”   While you're there be sure to check out other authors and enjoy the convention!

Price for Author Mary’s book will be 10.99 + tax

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Enterprise Meeting Center LLC
The RAW (Resumes Are Winning) Workshop - 12:00pm
2708 Enterprise Parkway
Henrico, VA 23294
Price: $35
Are you entering the workforce for the very first time since graduation, trying to revamp your outdated resume or earn some extra cash? Have you considered what it takes to do just that? 
Allow me to help you land your dream job or career by leaving a lasting first impression! This workshop is designed just for YOU! We'll discuss the strategies to creating and writing a marketable resume in 2017. 
 
REGISTER NOW at http://squ.re/2lrk7aV  

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Hotchkiss Field Community Center
Light Up The City Youth Ball - TBD
Price: TBD

Additiomal Information Available Soon

Past Dates

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Chesterfield County Library
Teen Leadership Institute Brainstorming
Centre St

Private Meeting!

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Rainbow Parable Christian Bookstore
Meet & Greet Book Signing - 12pm-3pm
Southgate Square Shopping Center, 70 Southgate Square, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Colonial Heights, VA 23806
Price: $0

Come out and get your signature copy of any one of three books by Best-selling Author Mary Rodwell, The Great I Am, Motivation Serenity Gratitude or The Girl Who Lived Behind The Fence. She will be on hand to answer questions, play games and read excerpts.

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Enterprise Meeting Center
The Aspiring Writer's Workshop - 11am
2708 Enterprise Parkway
Richmond, VA 23294
Price: $87

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Richmond Public Library
"Laugh & Learn" 3rd Annual Love Thy Neighbor Outreach - 11-3pm
101 E Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23219

 

Check Back in December for additional information to be added.

 

Click the link to grab your tickets TODAY as seats are limited https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theme-laugh-learn-3rd-annual-love-thy-neighbor-outreach-tickets-28894537339

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Target
GIVE A KID A HOLIDAY CHEER CHRISTMAS OUTREACH - 10am

The 3rd Annual Give A Kid A Holiday Cheer proceeds raised this year will go towards blessing kids for Christmas with a shopping spree. Each child will have the opportunity to get a few items off their wishlist and grab some bare necessities. 

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Give A Kid A Holiday Cheer Raffle Drawing & Small Reception - 3pm-5pm
2825 Hathaway Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 560-9622
Price: BY INVITATION & TICKET ONLY

Each person who've donated over $20 or more will have the opportunity to attend. This will be an evening held in their honor as a token of our appreciation. Volunteers will receive certificate of recognition and light refreshments will be served.

 

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

ELLIOTT'S
RVA Author Meet & Greet - 1pm-4pm
1241 N Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23223

Come Join Author Gwen Jefferson as she host another successful event with local authors in RVA. Motivational Mary will be there to autograph any three of her books. Don't forget to grab a bite to eat while you're browsing new books and seeing new authors.

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Hull Street Merchant Association
Hull Street Festival (Grill Fest) - 11:00am- 7:00pm
1400 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Price: $0.00

Join Motivational Mary and ton of other vendors for a time of fun with your family. Each vendor will have something great to offer, don't forget your funds.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Elkhardt-Thompson Middle School
RPS Chat & Chew - 6pm
7825 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA 23235

Join School Board Representative Shonda Harris-Muhammad, Maya Criss, Motivational Mary and others on a panel discussing bullying. 

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The Stryker Center
2016 Williamsburg Book Festival - TBD
412 North Boundary Street
Williamsburg, VA
Price: TBD

Additional Information will be available soon

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Richmond Public Library Hull Street
Indie Urban Lit Fest - 10am
1400 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
8046468699
Price: Free

Join Motivational Mary and a host of great authors at Richmond Public Library. The Hull Street Branch of the Richmond Public Library will be hosting their first annual celebration of Richmond's independent authors. 
Authors: Bring print copies of your books and let us know if you'll need e-readers to display samples of your ebooks. This is a book fair and conference so we are also looking for authors and artists to read samples of their work, discuss their creative process, professional successes and challenges, and to lead workshops for aspiring authors. 

Readers: Meet authors, find the latest, greatest locally grown urban fiction, poetry, and memoir. Enjoy readings, discussions, and find out how to "make it" as a self-published author.

Workshop Schedule:

10:00 Read-Out Session
11:00 Finding Your Voice: From Ideas to Paper (Dr. Whitney Gillespie)
12:30 Talking Heads: He Said, She Said (Dr. Nikki “NiKay” Rountree )
2:00 Self-publishing 101 (Aynoit Ashor)
3:30 Marketing & Promotion (Free & Chelle (IBKS))
All-Day: Author meet and Greet

For more information call the library.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Girl Talk Studio
The Linda D Lowe Show "Girl Talk" - 7pm-8pm
Gaithersburg, MD

Join Motivational Mary as she will travel to be in the studio with the Girl Talk Squad discussing issues that face our community as young girls growing up. You don't want to miss out on this awesome, but life changing discussion. 

For more information visit http://www.lindadlowe.com/girl-talk/. 

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Fifth Baptist Church
East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest with The Belle
1415 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Price: free

Motivational Mary is honored to be a vendor at The East Coast Gospel Summer Music Fest with The Belle. For more information visit http://praiserichmond.com/1420260/the-big-gospel-weekend-returns-to-richmond-va-saturday-july-9-sunday-july-10-2016/?iframe=true&preview=true

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Gilpin Court
Public Safety Bike Ride Community Day

The Richmond Police Department, in conjunction with the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Richmond Fire Department and Sportsbackers, will sponsor a community bike-a-thon and Community Day on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  The FREE bike-a-thon is for children 8 years and older and their parents.  Participants, along with several Public Safety organizations, will bike around Richmond on a 5K ride and we would like to partner with you.

For more information visit Richmond Police Department website. 

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Golden Coral
Ladies Riders International Day - 3:30pm

Motivational Mary will be speaking briefly with 10 area teen girls encouraging them and providing wisdom for success in life.

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Ms. Girlee's Restaurant
Va Author's Meet & Greet - 11am-4pm
112 N 5th St
Richmond, Va 23219

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Darien Bath & Body
The Girl Who Lived Behind The Fence Book Release Event - 2:00pm
1332 Sycamore Square
Midlothian, VA 23113

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Bump & Grind Cafe
National Reading Month - 06:00pm-8:30pm
200 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Price: free

Promoting literacy during the month of March. An event to celebrate writers and have them showcase and read their work.

Entertainment is subject to change.

Additional Information Coming Soon

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Gilpin Court Resource Center
2nd Annual Love Thy Neighbor Outreach - TBD
436 Calhoun Street
Richmond, VA
Price: free
RSVP EARLY 

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Fire 91.8
Live Interview - 06:00pm

Come Join Motivational Mary with her live interview on Fire 91.8. She will discuss her books, events and motivational tips for those in need.

Visit http://tunein.com/radio/Fire918-s237045/ to tune in!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Sharvette Mitchell Radio Show
Internet Radio Interview - 06:00pm

LISTEN LIVE http://sharvette.com/on-air-with-mary-rodwell-a-k-a-motivational-marry/

Friday, January 15th, 2016

BlogTalk Radio
The Best In You - 06:00am

Live Broadcast, Call in to listen 1657-383-1600.

Life and Death is in the power of the tongue. Each show will cover 15 minutes of embracing your D.I.E.T. (Deliverance, Inspiration, Endurance & Truth)

Friday, January 8th, 2016

BlogTalk Radio
The Best In You - 06:00am

Life and Death is in the power of the tongue. Each show will cover 15 minutes of embracing your D.I.E.T. (Deliverance, Inspiration, Endurance & Truth)

Call In 1657-383-1600.

Friday, January 1st, 2016

BlogTalk Radio
The Best In You - 06:00am

Life and Death is in the power of the tongue. Each show will cover 15 minutes of embracing your D.I.E.T. (Deliverance, Inspiration, Endurance & Truth)

Listen in now at .

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Target
Give A Kid A Holiday Cheer Shopping Spree - 12:00pm
Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA

Seven local children in Richmond VA will get the chance at a shopping spree worth $50-$100. Each child will have the ability to obtain some bare necessities and purchase something for themselves for Christmas.  We understand it's not about receiving, but giving just as God has given His only Begotten Son for us! 

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

CAFI's 4th Annual Gala - DV Awareness & Education - 7:00pm-11:00pm
1300 Blanton Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Price: $50

CAFI's Purple Carpet Affair - 
Guest Speaker Secretary of the Commonwealth "Levar Stoney"
Mistress of Ceremony Ms. Ava-Joye Burnett
Music by DJ "E"
R&B Sounds of Stan the Man Hampton
Dinner will be prepared by an all male chef's cast
Chef's Cook-Off Competition 
Silent Auction
Monologue and so much more

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

GIVE A KID A HOLIDAY CHEER RAFFLE & DRAWING
7pm
Richmond, VA 23224
Price: $0

Please join us if you have nominated a child for

"GIVE A KID A HOLIDAY CHEER OUTREACH" 

and/or purchased a raffle ticket to win a $50 Amazon gift card or a 7in HP Stream table. Names will be drawn on this day for the raffle and to select seven local children in Richmond, VA. Each child will receive a shopping spree at Target worth $50-$100. 

  

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Harvest Party
Mosby Court Fall Event - 5:00pm-7:00pm
1534 Coalter St. Field
Richmond, VA 23223
646-4069

Come Join

Richmond Police Department, Motivational Mary and a host of others for Mosby's Court Fall Harvest Event. This will be a free event where kids will visit area tables for a special treat. Each child that visits Motivational Mary's table will receive an     Anti-bully Pledge to sign and recite at home while supplies last.

 For more information see the RPD website. 

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Byrd Park
CAFI 5K Domestic Violence Walk - 09:00am-12pm
Richmond, VA 23220
Price: $0

Join The Carol Adams Foundation for a walk in the park to talk about how Domestic Violence impacts the lives of our families. We will start off with a warm up from Harriett Thompson. There will be many special guests not limited to .Micah-Bam-Bam, Robb Edwards, Dawn Howard, Motivational Mary and more. This is a free event open to the public to bring forth awareness about domestic violence and building healthier relationships. 

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

GIVE A KID A HOLIDAY CHEER KICKOFF

If you know of a child that's in need this Christmas simply visit one of the four location in Richmond, VA to nominate that child starting October 1, 2015. When entering one of the four locations please be courtesy to the staff. 

Location Name & Address: (Office hours are from 9-5) 

1. Bellemeade Community Center- 1800 Lynhaven Ave, Richmond, VA 23224

2. Barky's Spiritual Store- 18 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219

3. Hackett Dental Center- 1807 Libbie Ave #100, Richmond, VA 23226

4. Food Circus- 1814 Creighton Rd Richmond, VA 23223

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Tuckahoe Library
Anti -Bullying Series, STOP the Bullying of Children & Seniors - 06:30pm
1901 Starling Dr
Richmond, VA 23229
Price: free

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Radio One
Live Radio Interview - 08:00am

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Barky's Spiritual Store
Books, Brains & Beauty - 12pm-4pm
Richmond, VA
804-643-1987
Price: cost of books

Come out and get your signature copy of Motivation Serenity Gratitude: 365 Ways You Can Break Every Chain to Become Better​, The Great I Am or Christal's Column on Christian Poetry! Local Author Christal Ware & Motivational Mary, CEO​ will be on hand to answer questions and read excerpt of their books. While you're there please be sure to grab some light refreshments and enjoy some great music!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Clark Springs Institute
Focus Group For Oleweus Bully Program - TBD
Richmond, VA 23230
Price: Private Event

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Trinity Family Life Center
The Great I Am Reading
3601 Dill Road
Richmond, VA 23222

Kids will enjoy the wonderful reading of my latest book

"THE GREAT I AM!"

***************** This event isn't open to the public!

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Lipman Auditorium
4th Struttin 4 DV Fashion Show - 7:00-11:00pm
1651 E Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23224
United States of America
Price: $23

In it's fourth year, this is a fashion show to support and encourage victims of domestic violence and raise awareness in the community. Tickets are available online:Please click the link for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-struttin-4-dv-fashion-show-tickets-16442309390?utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=eventurl_text

 

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Calhoun Family Investment Center
Public Safety 5k Bike Ride - 11:00-3:00pm
436 Calhoun Street
Richmond, VA 23223
804-646-4069
Price: free

Come out for a community day and casual 3 mile ride through the city. Afterwards enjoy food, fun and fellowship.

Register online at www.publicsafetybikeride.eventbrite.com

The first 100 registered students age 8-18 will receive a free bike and helmet.

Please call 804-646-4069 for more information.

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Mosby Court
Mosby Court Community Day - 11:00-3:00pm
1534 Coalter Street
Richmond, VA 23223
804-646-4069
Price: free

Come out for a community day to enjoy great resources about health screening, parenting resources, education opportunities, food, fun and fellowship.

Please call 804-646-4069 for more information.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Mount Gilead Full Gospel
Business Breakfast Network - 08:00am
2501 Mt Gilead Blvd
Richmond, VA
804-675-7600

Come out and enjoy breakfast with like minded individuals! This is your chance to network in Richmond VA; hosted by Economic Empowerment at Mt Gilead.

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Skate Nation
Eat, Play & Ride - 08:45pm
Pouncey Tract Road

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Meet & Greet Author Showcase - 7:00pm
1001 N. Laburnum Ave.
Henrico, VA 23223
804-290-9300
Price: subject to book price

 Come see Mary Rodwell author of Motivation Serenity Gratitude. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign-up and share their books. 365 Ways You Can Break Every Chain To Become Better"

(inspirational, self empowerment, devotion & uplifting), available online at LifeRich, Barnes & Noble an Amazon paperback or E-book.

Are you looking for or expecting an increase? Well, I got news for you... God said "Your increase comes from within!" Everything that you need to prosper is on the inside of you! Check out my book Motivation Serenity Gratitude. Each day will bring forth a lesson to learn and build from. It’s God’s desire that each individual gets a clear understanding of his or her purpose in living from day to day. My motivation will help guide you to reaching your fullest potential God created you to be. This is your chance for Deliverance, Inspiration, Endurance and Truth.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Dumbarton Library
Meet & Greet Author Showcase - 7:00pm
6800 Staples Mill Rd
Henrico, VA 23228
804-290-9400
Price: subject to book price

 Come see Mary Rodwell author of Motivation Serenity Gratitude. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign-up and share their books.365 Ways You Can Break Every Chain To Become Better"(inspirational, self empowerment, devotion & uplifting), available online at LifeRich, Barnes & Noble an Amazon paperback or E-book.

Are you looking for or expecting an increase? Well, I got news for you... God said "Your increase comes from within!" Everything that you need to prosper is on the inside of you! Check out my book Motivation Serenity Gratitude. Each day will bring forth a lesson to learn and build from. It’s God’s desire that each individual gets a clear understanding of his or her purpose in living from day to day. My motivation will help guide you to reaching your fullest potential God created you to be. This is your chance for Deliverance, Inspiration, Endurance and Truth.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Black History Month Showcase
Black History Month Showcase - 10am
Disclosed
Glen Allen, VA
Price: Invitation Only

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Bellemeade Community Center
Love Thy Neighbor Outreach - 12:00pm-3:00pm
1800 Lynhaven Avenue
Richmond, VA 23224
804-646-8235
Price: $0

First fifty people

(gets a free swag bag filled with goodies )

 

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Motivational Mary's Book Signing - 7:00pm
5001 Twin Hickory Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
804-290-9200
Price: subject to book price

Come see Mary Rodwell author of Motivation Serenity Gratitude. Read, discuss, and connect with other writers and readers in our community. Local authors sign-up and share their books. Visit www.henricolibrary.org/authors for more details about this new recurring series.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

WRIC 8 News Station
News Interview 9am - 09:00am
Richmond, VA

Watch Out 

for 

My Live In The Studio Interview

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

One Million Cup - 09:00am
814 W Broad Street.
Richmond, VA 23220

Join Motivational Mary as she discuss and present her business, how it was established and what you can do to assist her. 

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Jacob Adams Elementary School
Breakfast With Santa - 8:30am-11am
600 S. Laburnum Avenue
Richmond, VA 23223

Come out to enjoy breakfast with Santa and get your Christmas gifts. I will be a vendor onsite premiering my two books. This is your opportunity to meet and greet me and purchase your signature copy of Motivation Serenity Gratitude & The Great I Am. 

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Hilton Garden Inn
Mary's Book Premiere & Appreciation Event - 02:00pm
441 International Center Dr
Sandston, Virginia 23150
Price: 10.00

Tickets will go on sale 9/30. There will be entertainment, photography, food and awards. The attire is dressy casual event; no sneakers, jeans and no alcohol.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

News Station
Live News Cast - 09:00am
Richmond, VA

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Berea Baptist Church
Community Day - 10:00am
15421 Pouncey Tract Road
Rockville, VA 23146
8047463597

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Shop Local, Eat Local, Spend Local & Enjoy Local - TBD
12832 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, Virginia 23608
757-874-5823
Price: $0

The August small business/live music expo tables are going fast!!
I still have space for Avon, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, and any other person who does hand made crafts. 
August is the perfect time to showcase your goods!!
We will be promoting this event as an early Christmas shopping extravaganza!!
Contact me today to find out how you can get a free table for the EXPO!!

August 16, 2014 at @[212010056561:274:Quaker Steak and Lube Newport News] hosted by ExploreNewportNews.com.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Bellemeade Community Center
National Night Out - 6:00pm-8pm
1800 Lynhaven Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23224
804-646-8235
Price: free

It's time to STOP THE VIOLENCE, We are losing loved ones due to violence but it can stop with us. Come Join Me an other vendors as we take a stand in our past or present community.

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Barky's Spiritual Store
Book Signing - 2:30pm-5pm
18 E Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
United States
Price: Free (Cost of books $23)

Come get motivated,uplifted as Motivational Mary release her first book Motivation Serenity Gratitude.