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VCRA Day

  • 5 Nov 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webinar - Online via Zoom; Socials - Multiple locations

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Must provide proof of student status to admin@vcra.net in order to complete registration. No CEUs will be awarded.

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Free CEUs and socials for VCRA members!

Join us virtually and in person across the Commonwealth on November 5th as we celebrate VCRA and our members with an awesome line-up of speakers and unique socials!  The event is free for members and students.  Non-members can attend both the webinar and socials for $50; even better, become a member and attend for free!

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Cost:

FREE for VCRA Members and students

$50 for Non-members



The day will begin on Zoom at 8:45 a.m. with a welcome from your VCRA President, Christopher Reho, RPR, CCR. Breaks will be taken between sessions.  The webinar will conclude no later than 12:00 p.m., allowing plenty of time to travel to socials.

Throughout the webinar, we will be giving away fantastic prizes! Simply by registering for VCRA Day, you are entered into the drawings!

Note: Once an attendee wins a drawing, their name will be removed from later drawings.

View PDF Schedule

Topic/Speaker Description Time/CEUs
Welcome  Welcome, Raffle 8:45 a.m.

Become a Mobile (Traveling) Notary

Bryce Hall

Bryce Hall is a practicing expert in Virginia notary law

  • What is a Virginia Mobile Notary Public
  • Popular Areas of Mobile Notary Work
  • Popular Areas of Non-Notary Mobile Work
  • Typical Fees/Invoicing
  • Setting Up your Mobile Notary Business
  • Mobile Notary Bag - Your Tools of the Trade
  • Marketing - Who Hires Mobile Notaries?

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.


(0.1/1.0)

Break  Raffle  

Three Benefits of Using a Proofreader

Jean Hammond

Real-life examples of common, not-so-common and "OMG, you saved my butt!" errors you may be making by proofreading your own work

Aside from the time (and stress) saved, even the best court reporter’s work benefits from a final set of eyes.

But what exactly will a proofreader do? What can you expect as a typical turnaround time and page rate? Do you need to find a proofreader who works within your specific software? What’s the difference between proofreading and scoping, and what the heck is scoofing?

10:15 to 11:45 a.m.


(0.15/1.5)

Conclusion  Raffle

11:45 a.m.

VCRA .25 CEU | NCRA .25 CEU | NVRA 2.5 CEU


When the webinar is over, the fun is just beginning!  Join us wherever you are in the Commonwealth for great networking opportunities and even better times at one of our unique socials.  Attendance for VCRA members and students is free!

When registering, please indicate if you are interested in attending one of our socials.  We will confirm attendance closer to the time of the event.  Guest policy differs for each social.  Guests must pay their own attendance fee, which will be collected closer to the time of the event.


Northern Virginia

Escape room -- Save the White House

Work together to solve puzzles and save the country in the Save the White House II escape room!

Guests are welcome but must pay for their own attendance fee.

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location:

3949 University Drive

Fairfax, VA, 22030


Richmond

Two-hour canal cruise in Downtown Richmond

Enjoy a relaxing fall cruise with friends on the historic Kanawha Canal in Downtown Richmond.  Snacks will be provided.

While guests are welcome, the boat has a 22 passenger capacity, and priority will be given to ensure members can attend.  Once we have a better idea of member attendance, we will know how much/if space is remaining for guests.  If guests attend, they must pay for their own attendance fee.

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location:

139 Virginia St

Richmond, VA 23219


Roanoke

Paint a steno machine!

Following the watch party, get your creative juices flowing with an instructor-led painting party where you will paint -- what else -- a steno machine!

Guests are welcome but must pay for their own attendance fee.

Time: 2:00 p.m. (tentative)


Location:

St. John Lutheran Church

4608 Brambleton Avenue

Roanoke, VA 24018


Virginia Beach

Eat, drink & play board games! 

Join us at Roll With It Board Game Cafe & Bar for free appetizers and board game fun (over 500 to choose from)!

Guests are welcome but must pay for their own attendance fee.

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location:

Roll With It Board Game Cafe & Bar

869 Lynnhaven Pkwy, #118

Virginia Beach, VA 23452



Just because it's a webinar doesn't mean we can't get together!  If you're in the area and don't feel like watching alone, you can join the watch party at St. John Lutheran Church in Roanoke, VA.  Doors open at 8:30.  Snacks will be provided. 

This is the same venue that will host the painting party later in the day, so you'll be right where you need to be!

Address for watch party:

St. John Lutheran Church

4608 Brambleton Avenue

Roanoke, VA 24018

Planning a watch party in your area?  Let us know at admin@vcra.net!


VCRA Day is free for members, and donations are not required.  However, if you would like to support VCRA's ability to put on events like VCRA Day in the future, you can donate during registration.

All donations will go to the Virginia Court Reporters Foundation (VCRF) and are tax deductible.


VCRA Day would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors.

More sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks!

Hirsch & Ehlenberger

Sponsor for Northern Virginia

 
   


Bryce Hall

Bryce Hall is President of Mid-Atlantic Mobile Notary Services, Inc. Established in 2003 Mid-Atlantic Mobile Notary Services has successfully provided exceptional mortgage loan signing services for 10,000+ mortgage loans in Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg/Stafford area, Richmond and Westmoreland, King George counties and Suburban Maryland.

In 2005 Bryce developed several Virginia Notary Public training programs which have been taught statewide through her traveling classrooms; including classes at Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale Campus; Fairfax County Public Schools Adult Education Center and at the Women's Business Center in Springfield, VA. Classes also include small-medium groups for Employee Notary Public New Notary & Refresher training through our exceptional Live, Interactive Instructor-led Virtual Notary Classes.

Affiliations:

Remote Online Notary (RON) DocVerify platform

Central Contractor Registered (CCR) - Federal Government

Notary Instructor for Traditional Virginia Notaries since 2005

Mortgage Loan Facilitator for purchases and refinances

Virginia Notary Public

Colonial Beach Notary Services, traveling to you Notary

Member, American Society of Notaries since 2003

Member, American Association of Notaries since 2019

Former VA & MD Title Insurance Producer 2004 - 2017

Member, National Notary Association (NNA) since 2004

Jean Hammond

Jean Hammond Proofreading LLC

Jean Hammond is a proofreader with 20 years in the legal community as a legal secretary/assistant. Jean has been a full-time transcript proofreader since 2016. She has been featured in publications, such as the February 2017 online article: Spotlight: Jean Hammond, Proofreader (Planet Depos) and the June 2020 podcast: An Interview with Jean Hammond, Proofreader (Planet Depos; The Modern Court Reporter, Season 1, Episode 4).

Recent notable proofreading jobs:

2021: State of Minnesota vs. Derek Chauvin (Minnesota) trial

2022: John C. Depp, II vs. Amber Laura Heard (Virginia) trial

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