House Foundations 39th Annual Dinner
Honors TOWNEBANK, VOLUNTEERS, Staff and People Served
NORFOLK -- Hope House
Foundations 39th Annual Dinner, #Engage-Hope,
will be held June 22 at the Norfolk Hilton The Main
from 6 to 10 pm. Tickets are $40, and reservations
may be made at www.hopehouseRSVP.com. The evening
includes hors d'oeuvres, dinner and a cash bar.
Awards are presented during dinner, followed by
dancing to complete the celebration.
The event celebrates the agencys accomplishments
and provides an opportunity to thank staff, donors,
board members and volunteers. This years event
is made possible by Diamond Sponsor PRA Group.
The Jeff Miller Award will be presented to TowneBank.
TowneBank has generously provided support for the
over the past ten years including the main corporate
contributor to the Stockley Gardens Arts Festivals
since 2013. These contributions to Hope House Foundation
have impacted programs and services and directly
bene¤t the people who receive services.
The 2017 Community Award will be presented to J.
Howard Rodman, a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley.
Rodman has volunteered his photographic services
to Hope House since 2008. He donates his time and
photos to the organization that are used on the
website, in the newsletter, email blasts and presentations.
Hope House Foundation staff members are also recognized
for their years of service. We have a very
dedicated, award-winning and loyal staff,
said Executive Director Lynne Seagle. We reward
longevity and service in an industry that typically
does not receive a lot of recognition. We pride
ourselves on the superior service these individuals
provide to the people who receive service from us.
All of the honorees are recognized for their work
to support not only Hope House Foundation, but also
efforts to remain a model for an inclusive community.
Since 1964, Hope House Foundation has worked on
the front lines of the battle for independence,
community inclusion and true citizenship for people
with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The organization provides individualized support
for adults in their own homes or apartments. Currently,
it serves more than 120 people in Norfolk, Chesapeake,
and Virginia Beach. Hope House is known as an innovator
and leader in the ¤eld, and in 2008, it received
the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental
Disabilities national award for full community inclusion.
In 2012, it was named ANCOR Foundations Service
Provider of the Year, and two of Hope House Foundations
sta. members have been national award recipients
for direct service professionals. For more information,