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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. 

Anne-Latane Saunders 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is delighted to have Anne-Latane Saunders as a 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor! 

Anne-Latane supports the LCVA because of "the wonderful events it holds throughout the year for our community." She said, "LCVA brings every age together to learn about art and to experience different exhibits." 

She is looking forward to "seeing the community dancing and having a wonderful evening" during this year's gala!  

Dr. Kirsten Huber and Kevin Murphy 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is so happy to have Dr. Kirsten Huber and Kevin Murphy as sponsors for our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Kristen and Kevin said, "The LCVA is a center post in the Historic downtown Farmville, drawing folks in to explore, mingle, discuss and create." Kristen mention how she loves that "families, children and individuals are welcome and that admission remains free for all."

The pair are looking forward to "a grand affair with merriment, dancing and celebrating the creative life and spirit of Longwood University and the town of Farmville."  

Jeanne Strunk 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is excited to have Jeanne Strunk as one of our 2018 Winter Gala Sponsors. 

Jeanne said she feels that it is important for the community to support the arts as much as we can, especially at the local level. "I feel LCVA provides a unique environment for both the University and Farmville community to come together and learn/enjoy art, meet and share," she said. 

Jeanne is most looking forward to the music, the dancing, and the social gathering during this year's gala. 

 Mark and Debbie Kernohan 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is delighted to have Debbie and Mark Kernohan as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Mark is one of the founders and General Manager for Third Street Brewing and Debbie is a Nurse Practitioner for Centra PACE. "The LCVA is one of the first organizations we became aware of after moving into the community two years ago," they said. "Their welcoming spirit, passion for excellence in the arts, and accessibility for everyone made it one of favorite things about Prince Edward County."

Bland-Reid Funeral Home + Warren A. Reid 2018 WINTER GALA SPONSOR PROFILE

LCVA is thrilled to have Bland-Reid Funeral Home + Warren A. Reid as a sponsor of our 2018 Winter Gala. 

Marketing Manager Warren Reid said Bland-Reid Funeral Home is happy to "support anything that benefits the community." He is looking forward to the fellowship aspect of this year's gala. 

Linda Hart and Stanley A. Cheyne 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is thrilled to have Linda Hart and Stanley A. Cheyne as sponsors of our 20158 Winter Gala! 

Although they both work at Hampden-Sydney College, Linda and Stan support the Longwood Center for Visual Arts for "all it does for the community and surrounding counties." They said, "Also, we are grateful for all the different artists and their work that the LCVA brings to Farmville."

Lonnie I. Calhoun III and Dr. Marian Hahesy-Calhoun 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

Lonnie I. Calhoun III and Dr. Marian Hahesy-Calhoun were the first people to sign up as sponsors of LCVA's 2018 Winter Gala and we could not be more delighted to have them on board. 

"We support LCVA because of their continued advocacy of Art in the broadest context," Lonnie and Marian said. "LCVA provides synergy to our community and beyond for the exploration of the multi-dimensions of Art." The couple is most looking forward "coming together socially with a broad spectrum of our community" during this year's gala. 

Ryan and Kat + Whitten Brothers of Richmond 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is excited to have Ryan and Kat + Whitten Brothers of Richmond as Sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

They said, "We support because so many of the numerous events hosted by the LCVA throughout the year that allow all ages and community members to mingler, gather, learn and have fun."

They said they are most looking forward to spending time with friends at this year's gala!