Area first responders were recognized by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and TowneBank as a part of the second annual Valor Awards at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. The ceremony provided an opportunity for the local business community to show its appreciation to the public safety heroes who risk their lives every day to keep us all safe.
Photos and reporting courtesy Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Vanessa Coria of ABC13 served as mistress of ceremonies
From left: Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera, Virginia Beach Councilman Bob Dyer, Chamber President & CEO Bryan K. Stephens, and HRCC advanced training scholarship recipient Virginia Beach Lieutenant W. Scott Humphrey.
From left: Portsmouth Police Chief Edward Hargis, Silver Medal of Valor recipient Officer Raymond Anderson, Portsmouth Mayor Kenneth Wright, Dr. Scott Miller of Sentara Leigh Hospital, Silver Medal of Valor recipient Officer Brad Dotson, and Chamber President & CEO Bryan K. Stephens
From left: Portsmouth Mayor Kenneth Wright, Medal of Valor Sponsor Dr. Scott Miller of Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital, Chamber President & CEO Bryan K. Stephens, and Gold Medal of Valor recipient Portsmouth Police Officer Kenneth White
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