Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals Presents the 15th Annual...
The Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals is recognizing local leaders who have made a difference in their communities. Legacies, an annual celebration and awards ceremony in its 15th year, will be held on Thursday, February 23rd at the Chesapeake Conference Center located at 700 Conference Center Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320 at 7p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Hampton Roads is filled with trailblazers who have truly been the catalyst for change within the community. Legacies afford the young professionals the opportunity to commemorate their achievements in the presence of their family, friends, and other community leaders. The Legacy Awardees for 2017 are listed below.
Silver Star Award for Education
Michelle Woodhouse is Tidewater Community College - Provost of the Fred W. Beazley Portsmouth Campus
Silver Star Spirit of Service Award
Honorable C. E. Cliff Hayes Jr. (House Delegate for Chesapeake)
Silver Star Award Jobs/Entrepreneurship
Silver Star Award for Healthy Families & Communities
Dr. Keith Newby
Silver Star Award for Communication and Public Relations
Anita Blanton (WAVY TV)
Hampton Roads Legend Award
Silver Star Spirit of Diversity Award
Tonya Chapman (Chief of Police - Portsmouth)
In addition to the presentations, there will be on-stage entertainment and a reception will follow immediately after the event.