The 53rd annual Lynchburg Chapter Humanitarian Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the University of Lynchburg.

Under the leadership of Richard Tugman, Chief Executive Officer, PCHP, Inc., the following individuals will be honored:

John S. Capps
Owen C. Cardwell, Jr.
Mary G. Holmes
The Mitchell Sisters
(Kathryn M. Drayton, Louise E. Mitchell, Violet O. Mitchell)
Kay and J.P. Vaughan

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 2020 Humanitarian Award Dinner Supporters:

Humanitarian Level Supporter

Benefactor Level Supporter

Corporate Level Supporter

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


Full Tables with signage may be reserved for groups of 8 to sit together.  Individuals may select a seat at any Open Seating table upon arrival.

  • 2020 Invitation (Available Soon)

To make a reservation:  

  • By check or invoice: print out the Reply Card (available soon), complete all information, and mail it to VCIC
  • Online: Use the form below to pay with a credit card. Note: all fees are passed on to registrant
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