Peninsula Chapter Awards
The 56th annual Peninsula Humanitarian Awards Dinner takes place on Thursday, February 22, 2024.
Under the leadership of Dinner Chair, Jeffery O. Smith (Virginia Air and Space Science Center), the following individuals and organization will be honored:
HUMANITARIAN AWARDS 2024
Xavier L. Beale
Eugene M. Jordan, II
Nick G. Vlahakis
Gwendolyn R. Williams
Distinguished Merit Award
Peninsula Pastoral Counseling Center
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.