22nd Annual Human Rights Awards Program To be Held March 31 at Convention Center

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

​The Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission (HRC) will hold its 22nd Annual Human Rights Awards Program on Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St.

After a very thorough process, the commission has selected seven recipients to receive human rights awards. This year’s honorees are:

  • Bonnie Beni
  • Dr. Jobynia Caldwell
  • Jerry and Amy Frostick
  • Imam Rachid Khould
  • Emily Reaves
  • Janet and George Moore, who will receive the Daniel M. Stone Humanitarian Award
  • Dr. Heidi Kuhlberg and her Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Team (Pat Davidson and Ellen Burgess), who will receive the Meyera E. Oberndorf Human Rights for Achievement in Government Award

Recipients were selected by commission members based on their efforts to promote cultural diversity, social awareness and human rights in our community.

Interested in attending the awards program? Call (757) 385-1158 before Wednesday, March 16, to purchase tickets for $40 each. Ticket price includes dinner and admission to the awards program. Payment must be made by check. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

The commission advocates for the human rights of city residents by providing educational programming, public forums and assistance to those whose rights may have been violated. For more information call (757) 385-1158.

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