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Annual Awards Luncheon

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The Woman's Club (Bolling Haxall House)
  • 11


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For members of VAFRE
  • For individuals who are not VAFRE members, but work at an organization that does employ a member.
  • For individuals who are not VAFRE members and do not work at an organization that employs a member.
  • For VAFRE members who have prepaid for all of their meetings.

Join VAFRE on April 17th as we honor our 2018 Nina Abady and Rising Star Award winners at The Woman's Club at the Bolling Haxall House.

This year's honorees are:

  • Lisa Tait, Community Idea Stations (pictured below, at left)
  • Susan Norkus, Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU (pictured below, at right)

For details on our honorees, visit the Awards page of the website.

Our speaker will be Mark Smith of Midas of Richmond. Midas of Richmond is more than a business. The company, led by Mark Smith, is a service leader and has forged enduring partnerships with a wide range of organizations dedicated to helping our community. They, and he, have made a commitment to make community service an essential part of its business practices every day. We are honored to have him share his vision of philanthropy at the 2018 VAFRE Awards Luncheon.  

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor

  • 11:30 a.m. Registration
  • 12:00 p.m. Plated Luncheon
  • 12:30 p.m. Awards Program
  • 1:30 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)    
  • Carpooling is encouraged.
  • There are parking decks available at 2nd and Grace Streets (prepay $7.00) as well as 4th and Franklin Streets (hourly rate of $3.50). Both of these decks are CASH ONLY.
  • There is also a variety of on-street parking available in the neighborhood.


Cost to attend:

$30 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), and $40 for nonmember guests. 


Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by Tuesday, April 10th.

To purchase a table or sponsor the event, click here.



Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to


Cancellation Policy

Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Tuesday before the Awards Luncheon. If cancellation is received after noon on Tuesday, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

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