Sunday, August 23, 2009

Region 1/Community Builders Network of VA Conference

The Center for faith-based and community learning located in Charlottesville, Virginia proudly presents the 2nd Region One/Community Builders Network of VA Conference, Friday, November 20, 2009 in Charlottesville, VA.

"Save the Date", the event is a banquet style event scheduled to be held at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 190 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville,VA 22903, from 6PM til 9PM.

There will be musical guests and Community Builders Network Speakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Tickets for the event will go on sale October 15th, and seating is limited. The theme for this years conference is "Creating Tomorrows Young Leaders Today".

The keynote speaker will be our own Colonel Ronald Matthews, Superintendent of the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail, located here in Charlottesville, VA.

This years honorary C H Brown Memorial Award will go to Church of God In Christ, Evangelist Missionary Martha Johnson-Walker for her contributions and many years of service to the Charlottesville Albemarle Community. Her daughter Perrie was the last recipient of this award for serving as Youth Representative for the Community Builders Network of Virginia 2004-2008.

Martha was a long time employee for the City of Charlottesville, Parks & Recrection Department: where she developed the annual "Hoops for Tots" Christmas event. She was a site supervisor at both Tonsler and Washington Park locations. She is the founder of the local Music Resource Center Program located in the old Mt Zion Baptist Church.