The 54th annual Peninsula Humanitarian Awards Dinner will take place Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Under the leadership of Dinner Chair Wendy C. Drucker, the following individuals will be honored:


Christopher C. Carter, Sr.
Sharyn L. Fox
Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson
Robert F. Shuford, Jr.
Helmuth W. ‘Chip’ Trieshmann
Jeffrey C. Verhoef

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 2021 Humanitarian Award Dinner Supporters:

Humanitarian Level Supporters

Benefactor 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




Invitation for the 2022 Humanitarian Awards

To make a reservation:  

  • By check or invoice: print out the Reply Card, 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

Please make sure to let VCIC know if you plan to attend the in-person Watch Party & Reception as limited space available. Contact Katie at or 804-515-7950 x.102.

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