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Megan Miller 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is excited to have Megan Miller as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Megan said, "I support The LCVA because they provide programs and activities for the entire community and engender a warm, welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy."

Megan is most looking forward to dancing the night away with her friends and colleagues on March 3. 

Elder & Watkins, P.C. 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is so happy to have Elder & Watkins, P.C. as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

The Full-service law firm, run by Gary Elder and David Watkins, represents clients throughout Southside Virginia. 

Gary explained why the firm supports LCVA. "We are proud to be able to contribute to the many ongoing programs that making Farmville and Southside Virginia a better place to live." He said, "LCVA offers a myriad of education, cultural and social opportunities to the community."

Longwood University Real Estate Foundation 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is thrilled to have Longwood University Real Estate Foundation as a 2018 sponsor of our Winter Gala! 

The primary function and responsibility of the LUREF is acquiring, developing, and managing real property, or interest in real property and related assets, for the benefit of the University.  

LUREF Deputy Director Debbie D. Epperson said they support the LCVA because, "Giving back to the community is vital for our faculty, staff & students." 

Reed and Harlan Horton 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is delighted to have Reed and Harlan Horton as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala!

Harlan and Reed said the following quote from John F. Kennedy best states how they feel about supporting the LCVA and other cultural institutions like it:

"I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit."

Creative Electrical Contractors, Inc. + Mark & Tammy Southall 2018 Winter gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is so excited to have Mark & Tammy Southall + Creative Electrical Contractors, Inc as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala. 

Mark and Tammy said, "[LCVA] is instrumental in helping the community in more ways than just an Art Gallery.  This is a message that needs to be told more often." 

The couple is looking forward to enjoying new art and fellowship with friends and colleagues during this year's gala. 

Longwood Athletics 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is delighted to have Longwood Athletics as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

The mission of the Longwood University Athletics Department is to build school pride and amplify the great story of Longwood University. They are committed to empowering people to reach their potential in intellectual pursuits, in athletic competition, and in community outreach to serve as citizen-leaders.

Hull Springs Farm 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is excited to have Longwood University Hull Springs Farm as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala!

Hull Springs, located in Westmoreland County, was bequeathed to the University by Mary Farley Ames Lee ’38.  The 662-acre property has the potential to become a teaching model of conservation and sustainability to students of Longwood and beyond.

Virginia and Brad Watson 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is so happy to have Virginia and Brad Watson sponsoring our 2018 Winter Gala on March 3.

"The LCVA is in the heart of Downtown Farmville and serves as a wonderful gathering place for people of all ages and interests," Virginia and Brad said. "The Wine & Brew Series has been a lot of fun, and there is always an insightful exhibit to explore.  The LCVA staff is knowledgeable and always eager to help the community.  We are so very fortunate to have this organization in town."

Wilma and Marc Sharp 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is so excited to have Wilma Register and Marc Boyd Sharp as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Wilma is a Longwood Alum, 1966. She became an active supporter when her daughter, Jennie, class of ‘98, attended Longwood. She was introduced to the LCVA in 2003 by Johnson Bowles, the director at the time. Wilma and Marc believe in the philosophy of the center— providing art education for Farmville and surrounding communities, offering  museum exhibits for the public, as well as interacting with the university arts departments.

Shirley Blackwell 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is so delighted to have Shirley Blackwell as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Shirley is a strong supporter of the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts.  She said, "At LCVA, the staff, under the leadership of Executive Director Rachel Ivers, enriches my life and the lives of my neighbors in the heart of Virginia.  With vigor and ingenuity they continually look for clever and colorful ways to educate and entertain." Shirley said LCVA's programs and exhibtions  present provide excellent information to enhance her life.