2023 Community Builders Awards

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2023 Community Builders Awards

2023 Community Builders Awards

By Hampton Roads Community Action Program

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Thursday, June 8 · 7pm EDT


Newport News Marriott at City Center 740 Town Center Drive Newport News, VA 23606

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About this event

The 2023 Community Builders Awards recognize individuals and businesses in Hampton Roads with a proven track record of advancing positive change through education, work, government, volunteerism, recreation, or other actions geared toward improving the lives of citizens. Join us for a silent auction and evening with Blair Underwood, actor, producer, and director, as the keynote speaker.


Dr. Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson DNP, MSN, RN-BC - Healthcare Consultant & Researcher, Gibson & Gibson Health Consultants, LLP

Dr. Valerie Kay Brown - Executive Pastor, The Mount Global Fellowship of Churches

Greg Garrett - CEO & Owner, Garrett Realty Partners

Jay Lang - Station Manager & GM of Smooth 88.1 WHOV; President & Owner of Blue Pyramid Productions

Jennifer Smith - President & CEO, J. Smith Enterprises

Steven R. Drew - Police Chief, City of Newport News

The Honorable Donnie Tuck - Mayor for the City of Hampton

Atiana Williams - Menchville High School (Youth Leadership Honoree)

Makayla Wilson - Western Branch High School (Youth Leadership Honoree)

For more information or become a sponsor please contact Terry Brown at 757.247.0379 ext. 324 or visit hrcapinc.org/cba.

*The 2023 Community Builders Awards is in-person only*

About the organizer

The Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) is a non-profit community action agency that has been serving residents in Southeastern Virginia for over 53 years. The agency provides services in the areas of education, employment, emergency assistance and housing that enable low-income individuals and families to escape the grip of generational poverty and find a path to self-sufficiency and prosperity. HRCAP operates 20 programs in five cities (Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Portsmouth) including a Veteran homelessness prevention initiative and one of the largest Head Start programs in Virginia.