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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! 

John Miller 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

John Miller is happy to be a sponsor of LCVA's 2018 Winter Gala this year! 

John is a sponsor, "to support the LCVA’s mission of fostering creativity in school classrooms throughout central Virginia." He is most looking forward to the dancing at this year's gala!

If John could be any piece of art, it would be George Bellows’ Stag at Sharkey’s, becuase "he captures the raw drama and power of boxing."

David and Navona Hart + Real Living Cornerstone 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is thrilled to have David and Navona Hart + Real Living Cornerstone as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Navona and David said, "the LCVA is an organization that does so much for our community. We believe that everyone benefits from having the LCVA here." They are looking forward to the Gala because it is such a fun event filled with good food, friends and dancing. "It’s a party not to be missed," they said. 

Chuck and Candy Dowdy + Northwestern Mutual 2018 Winter Gala Sponsor Profile

LCVA is delighted to have Charles H. Dowdy III and Candice J. Dowdy ’69 + Northwestern Mutual as sponsors of our 2018 Winter Gala! 

Chuck and Candy are great supporters of the LCVA.  "The LCVA brings the community together to celebrate art, music, and history. It is for all ages, and offers exhibitions for many interests," they said. "The LCVA serves many rural counties and is a star that must be continued into the future." The pair are most looking forward to sharing this year's Gala with all those who believe in and support the LCVA. 

Nominations for Community Achievement in the Arts Awards Due March 2

PURPOSE:  The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts is resuming its annual Community Achievement in the Arts Award in the spring of 2018. The awards honor an individual, a non-profit organization, and a business that have made a significant and selfless contribution to the development of the arts in Southside Virginia, including Amelia, Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward Counties.