Richmond Main Street Initiative
1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, California 94801

510-236-4049

Save the Downtown Post Office!

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has publicly noticed the closure of the Post Office at 1025 Nevin Avenue.

Richmond Main Street strongly believes that the closure of this post office location would be detrimental to all residents and businesses. We are sending the following letter to advocate that this post office location remain open.

We encourage you to voice your concerns by submitting comments to:
Jody Lowe
Real Estate Specialist
USPS Facilities Office
PO Box 27497
Greensboro, NC 27498-1103

Comments must be received by February 8, 2017.

Download our letter here. Feel free to add your own thoughts/comments.


Please also consider making the following actions:
Calling the Richmond Postmaster
Ms. Gurpreet Sohal
District Operations Office
(510) 874-8252
Contact Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Call Richmond Office (510) 620-1000
Call Washington Office (202) 225-2095
Send an email

Family Chess Knight Winter Session
Want to learn a game that the whole family will enjoy? Well here is your chance. Everyone is invited to join in on an exciting and challenging evening of chess.    Where: Richmond Recreation Complex, 3230 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, CA When: Friday Nights – 6pm to 7:30pm Dates: April:           7th, 21th    May:          12th, 19th   Everyone is invited. Free chess instruction available.  Chess sets are provided.   For more information contact: TC Ball (510) 439-6311 / info@thewcca.com / www.thewcca.org   The next move is yours, make it a good one
Main Street Fitness~CIZE
When: Thursdays Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm Where: BBK Health & Wellness Center, 310 9th Street, Richmond (9th Street @ Macdonald Avenue) Fee: $5 - $8  per class *Sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds* Instructor: Willa Willis-Jacobs Details CIZE workouts break down challenging moves step-by-step, and builds them into a full dance sequence in just 35-40 minutes. So, while you are mastering the dance moves, you'll also be burning fat and calories. Check out a video about CIZE workouts here. What to wear:  Comfy, loose fitting clothing; shoes optional  What to bring:  Water bottle, towel (both optional)  Open to:  Adults of all ages & capabilities  New Participants: Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class to complete the one-time registration form. You may also bring a completed registration form with you. Download it here: English, Spanish For more information Call (510) 236-4049 Email admin@richmondmainstreet.org Visit www.richmondmainstreet.org Download the flyer: English, Spanish Classes are made available by Richmond Main Street Initiative. The project is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs.
Main Street Fitness~ZUMBA
When: Thursdays Time: 6:15pm - 7:15pm  Where: BBK Health & Wellness Center, 310 9th Street, Richmond (9th Street @ Macdonald Avenue) Fee: $5 - $8  per class *Sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds* Instructor: Willa Willis-Jacobs Details Zumba takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility-with invigorating Latin and World rhythms. Check out a video of Willa's Zumba class here. What to wear:  Comfy, loose fitting clothing; shoes optional  What to bring:  Water bottle, towel (both optional)  Open to:  Adults of all ages & capabilities  New Participants: Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class to complete the one-time registration form. You may also bring a completed registration form with you. Download it here: English, Spanish For more information Call (510) 236-4049 Email admin@richmondmainstreet.org Visit www.richmondmainstreet.org Download the flyer: English, Spanish Classes are made available by Richmond Main Street Initiative. The project is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs.
Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market
Downtown Richmond Stop   When: Wednesdays, 4pm – 5:30pm Location: Marina Way & Macdonald Avenue Fresh Produce from Local California Farms Great, Low Prices CalFresh/EBT Welcome * Market Match Honored     More Info & Resources Get the flyer: English, Espanol, Bilingual Freshest Cargo: A “farmers’ market on wheels”. Sourcing produce directly from local farmers to sell at sites across the Bay Area. Increasing access to fresh, quality produce in areas where it is not otherwise easily accessible. More details & schedule available here. CalFresh/EBT: Monthly food benefit/nutritional assistance program for low-income households. Learn more and how to apply here. Market Match: Get extra cash to buy fruits & veggies! A dollar-for-dollar match when shoppers pay using CalFresh/EBT.  Up to $10 FREE. Learn more and how to participate here.