** Please get your tickets by Wednesday, July 20th **
Noon, July 30, 2022
The Hilton Garden Suffolk Riverfront
100 E Constance Rd, Suffolk, VA 23434
Tickets can still be purchased
The SDC Events Chair
Please consider sponsorship or placing an ad in our program guide! Vendor booths also available
Our honorees are
Richard Green, Dr. Tonita Phillips, and Dr. Kawanna Ward-Hall
Mr. Richard Green is a Professional School Counselor and active member of his school district’s mentoring initiatives. He is Chair of his school’s mentoring program, Young Men In Action (YMIA) and member of The RISE Male Empowerment Network that connects existing mentorship programs with shared resources. Mr. Green, known as Coach Green by some, is also the Chair of Alpha Iota Chapter’s Fatherhood Initiative and Mentoring Committee, The Golden Fold (TGF). A mentoring program focusing on academics, social awareness and community action among male youths, ages 12-18; which obtained over one million dollars in scholarship funds for its 22 graduates since its inception in 2015.
Dr. Tonita Joyner-Phillips is a school principal who’s volunteer service includes the YMCA, First Baptist Church South Hill, Chesapeake/VA Beach LINKS Incorporated, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraising Coordinator and Kidz Kruz
Dr. Kawanna Ward-Hall is founder the Blakey Weaver Counseling Center which meets the needs of uninsured and under-insured individuals in Suffolk. The center has donated services to more than 300 individuals in the Western Tidewater area.