A Legacy Tribute to & Celebration of
The Honorable Dr. William E. Ward

Dr. William E Ward
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Dr. William E. Ward

The first African American

Mayor for the City of Chesapeake

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Supporting community organizations: Norfolk State University (NSU), Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation, and The New Chesapeake Men for Progress Education Foundation.

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SPONSORSHIP
OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

To garner more support, we at WAVa are offering several Sponsorship Levels to our supporters during the event. We want to invite your company to be an official Corporate Event Sponsor to further our efforts.  In this role, WAVa, a 501c3 company, will provide your company with a Souvenir Black-Tie Event Package for you and your guests at the table.

 

PURCHASE ADS IN THE SOUVENIR PROGRAM BOOK

$125 - FULL PAGE

$75 - 1/2 PAGE

$50 - 1/4 PAGE

$25 - BUSINESS CARD

Image by Rich Tervet
 

OUR SPONSORS

Event Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

Dr. Patricia King
Mrs. Peggy Shamley-Christian
Melanie Cornelisse
Chesapeake Office for the Mayor
Great Bridge Waterways History Museum
Councilwoman Ella Ward & David Washington
Penny Sanchez - Edward Jones
Jim & Susan Lang
Representative Bobby Scott

VIP Sponsors

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The Ward Family 
Representative Cliff Hayes
Kappa Alpha PSI, Inc.
Economic Development
The Yarn Girls
Representative Elaine Lurla
Representative Bobby Scott
MEAC Commissioner

Silent Auction Sponsors

The Estate of Dr. Jean Pratt - Antique Stained Glass Window
Potential Synergy - OCULUS Virtual Reality Headset
Peggy Shamley-Christian - Autographed Book Secretary
of State Hilary Clinton
Melanie Cornelisse - Seamstress Voucher
ALPHA TO OMEGA - Jewelry Dr. Frederick & Tammy Gilbeaux
Mahama Gonzales - Egyptian Art
Diana Chapell PV - Photograph/Video
Yarn Girls - Elegant Angora Silk Handmade Scarf
Cheryl Wright - Tocara Jewelry

Platinum Sponsors

New Chesapeake Men for Progress