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The 55th Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards Dinner took place on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.  Under the leadership of Dinner Chair Dr. Kathryn M. Pumphrey, the following individuals were honored:


James E. Camm
Gene Erb
Sandy Kanehl
Heather M. McCormick

The Humanitarian Award of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities is presented to those individuals who have demonstrated a personal commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.  On occasion, the organization may bestow the Jeffrey B. Spence Award for Interfaith Understanding to individuals who have conducted exceptional work in the area of interfaith understanding. The Distinguished Merit Award recognizes corporations or community organizations for their humanitarian work.

Thank you to the 2023 Humanitarian Award Dinner Supporters:

Humanitarian Level Supporter


Benefactor Level Supporters


• Bank of the James

Banker Steel Company

• BWX Technologies, Inc.

• Richard & Robin Loving

• Randolph College

Corporate Level Supporters

Boyd Family and Friends

Fleet Laboratories

Jamerson-Lewis Construction, Inc.

Lynchburg City Schools

Table Level Supporters

Past Humanitarian Awards

Past Honorees
a listing of all past honorees with Biographies (as available)

Past Dinner Chairs
a listing of all past dinner chairs



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