BatterUp is a blog, a social experiment, and a movement to encourage people to connect with each other over homemade food. I do this with free cake.
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Week 5: Larkin Garbee

Dear Batter Up friends, Meet Larkin Garbee. Larkin is one of those rare finds that is always on the prowl for the next project. After graduating from college in 2005, she went to work at James River Tile doing part-time accounting. Not long after she started working there, she just decided to buy the company. […]

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Week 4: FETCH a Cure

Dear Batter Up Fans, Meet Robin, Joanne, and Dudley. These are just a few of the people (dogs are people too) that can be found at the FETCH a Cure headquarters. For those of you who are not familiar with FETCH, it is a non-profit organization devoted to raising awareness and providing education about pet […]

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Week 3: James Tew

Dear Batter Up Readers, Meet James Tew and his co-workers. James is the one basking in cake glow. In the group shot, we have (l to r) Alison, Emily, James, Bonita, Pat, and Cullen. James is a project manager at Dominion and has just led a pretty amazing project to launch. The Solar Purchase Program […]

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Week 2: Richmond Fire Station No. 19

Dear Batter Up readers, meet (l to r) Charlie, Jerry, Raymond, and Otis. These guys are Richmond fire fighters at station number 19 on Maple Ave. When I first walked into the station (with my friend Jenny at my side this time) I met Raymond and Otis. I explained who I was and what I […]