Every year, the LCVA honors individuals, businesses, and organizations that advance the arts in Central Virginia.
Since its inception, over forty individuals, businesses, and organizations in Southside Virginia have received the LCVA’s Community Achievement in the Arts Awards.
Former honorees include:
Summer Garden Opera, Tory Wade, Red Door 104, Joan Tipton, Lucia Butler, Grace Rust, Tray Eppes
Mainly Clay, Mary Jo Stockton,The Virginia Children’s Book Festival,Gerald J. Spates, Nancy Lockwood, Alec Hosterman and Austin D. Van Horn.
Roy Clark, the Farmville Herald, and Crossroads Community Services Board;
Dudley Sauvé and j fergeson gallery
Centra Southside Community Hospital, Marianne Dennison, and Wilkins Myrick Frames and Fine Art
Baine's Books & Coffee, Mary Prevo, and the Victoria Public Library;
the Pamplin Depot Library, Odessa Pride, Mark and Tammy Southall of Creative Electrical Contractors, Inc., and Joy Boettcher Utzinger
Carrington’s Music, Grace Putney, and The Woman’s Club of Buckingham County
Café Zelia, the Farmville Presbyterian Church, The Hampden-Sydney Music Festival, and Charlene Snoddy
Citizens Bank & Trust, Cub Creek Foundation, Martha Pennington Louis, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, and Margie Watkins
Carter’s Flower Shop, Nancy and Ralph Haga, and the Heart of Virginia Festival
Shirley Blackwell, Outdoor Film Series, David Dodge Lewis and Sandy Willcox, and Rolleighdon Books
the Commonwealth Chorale, Bernice “Penny” Hackett, Harlan Horton of Durette, Irving and Bradshaw, and Charles Kinzer
Carol “Cricket” Edmonson, Grant’s Glass, William Lynn, and Denise Penick
Central Virginia Arts, Edwilda Isaac, Richard and Deborah McClintock, and Wachovia
Baker, Williams and Green Attorneys, Mottley’s Hardware, and Patton Lockwood (posthumous)
Belk-Leggett Department Store, James C. Kidd, and The Waterworks Players, Inc.
First Virginia Bank-Colonial Southside, Jaqueline J. Wall, and Wintertree.