11th Annual Virginia Mentoring Awards to Honor Dominion Resources, Others for
Youth Mentoring March 14th
Gov. Bob McDonnell to Speak;
Daphne Maxwell Reid to Emcee
Virginia Mentoring Partnership (VMP), www.vamentoring.org is
celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and is honoring Dominion
WHAT: Resources, as well as several other organizations and individuals from
across the Commonwealth as part of the 11th annual Virginia Mentoring
VMP will award the S. Buford Scott award for community service through
mentoring to Dominion Resources for the many years the company and its
employees have supported youth mentoring in Virginia. VMP also will
present a special achievement award, the VMP Chairman's Award, to The
Carver Promise program, which provides mentors for students at the
Richmond School District's Carver Elementary School. The Carver
Promise, a program of Communities in Schools of Richmond, supports
every student at Carver with a mentor and was the first VMP program
awardee in 2003.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be the special guest speaker at the
event at the Science Museum of Virginia and actress Daphne Maxwell Reid
will serve as mistress of ceremonies.
WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 2013 beginning at 11:15 AM
Each year, Virginia Mentoring Partnership salutes the contributions
made by mentoring programs, volunteers, and staff to the positive
WHY: development of young people in Virginia. Awards are presented to
mentoring programs and individual mentors whose volunteer, community
service and civic engagement efforts focus on building and
strengthening the lives of young people throughout our state.
WHERE: Science Museum of Virginia -- 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, Va.
For more information, contact Miriam Davidow at 804-828-1536 or visit:
/PRNewswire-- March 12, 2013/
SOURCE Virginia Mentoring Partnership; Dominion Resources
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