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Jennifer Fraley 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is delighted to have Jennifer Fraley as a sponsor of this year's Winter Gala! 

Jen said she supports the LCVA because "I believe that art, in its many forms, and creative expression are essential to education.  Being exposed to new ideas and differing viewpoints through a variety of mediums contributes to lifelong learning."

She is look forward to LCVA's gala! In particular, Jen can't wait to get dressed up and go dancing!

Stephanie Buchert and Charles White 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is happy to have Stephanie Buchert and Charles White as 2018 Winter Gala Sponsors! 

Stephanie and Charles said they support the LCVA because it "gives so much to the community, and we are proud to be able to support them in those endeavors."

They are looking forward to this year's gala for so many reasons!  "The auction! The food! The dancing! All of it"

Hotel Weyanoke 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is grateful to have Hotel Weyanoke as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala. 

Ross Fickenscher said Hotel Weyanoke chooses to support the LCVA because of the value the museum brings to the community. 

The Outer You Salon + Angie and Wade Clements 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is excited to have The Outer You Salon + Angie and Wade Clements as sponsors of our Winter Gala this year! 

HI-Test Laboratories 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA couldn't be happier to have HI-Test Laboratories sponsoring our 2018 Winter Gala. 

“For 37 years the LCVA has supported the arts in Central Virginia by keeping admission to its exhibits and educational programs free," said William Yancey. "HI-TEST Laboratories is proud to support this community institution and its future by sponsoring the winter gala."

He asked that others join HI-Test Laboratories "in supporting a great cause at a good time.”

Southside Electric Cooperative 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is excited to have Southside Electric Cooperative as one of our 2018 Winter Gala sponsors!  

SEC Communications Specialist Lauren Irby said, "Southside Electric Cooperative strives to enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we serve and live."

Southside Electric Cooperative is most looking forward to this year's gala because of the opportunity to "[Give] back to the community through the LCVA’s educational programming.  

Julie and Chuck Ross 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is thrilled to have Julie and Chuck Ross as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala!

Julie is a Clinical Educator in Nursing and Chuck is Professor of Physics at Longwood.  They live on Buffalo Street with an undetermined number of cats. Julie and Chuck said they support the LCVA because, "We feel that it is an important cultural anchor for the community and enhances the quality of life far beyond Farmville."

They are looking forward to enjoying friendship, food, music and art while in attendance at this year's gala. 

LCVA Hosts Two Nationally Recognized Speakers

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA) will continue its “Conversation to End Hate” series with two Barbara L. Bishop Distinguished Lecturers- noted curator Dr. Jacquelyn Serwer and African American blues musician Daryl Davis. 

Serwer will share her perspective, based on extensive curatorial experience, including her current position as chief curator of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Her lecture and discussion will take place on January 31, 2018 at 6:30 pm in Blackwell Hall on Longwood’s campus. A reception will follow.

Noelle and Bill Shear 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is excited to have Noelle and Bill Shear as 2018 Winter Gala Sponsors! 

Noelle said, "I have been involved with LCVA since its inception, and have been a life-long advocate of bringing the arts to community and community to the arts. LCVA has been and is a major force for positive cultural development in Farmville and our neighboring communities."  She said the LCVA brings people together in so many activities that strengthen our social fabric.

Stewart Moving and Storage + Deborah Stewart 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is thrilled to have Stewart Moving and Storage + Deborah Stewart as a sponsor for our 2018 Winter Gala. 

Deborah's involvement with the arts began with her parents. She said her parents were involved in art and music all their lives as teachers in the Virginia Beach School system for over 30 years.

She is most looking forward to "meeting people and connecting with business men and women," during this year's Winter Gala.