Saturday, April 17th, 2021


The Tidewater Hokie Club Kicks Off the Season in Style

The Eighth Annual Tidewater Hokie Club kick-off dinner was held at the Virginia Beach Conference Center.  Honored guests included Tech Head Coach Frank Beamer, Athletic Director Whit Babcock, University President Dr. Timothy Sands, Vice-President for Advancement Charles Phleger, the new Voice of the Hokies John Laaser and VT Hall of Famer Mike Birnop. The program featured a silent and live auction and interviews with the guests conducted by John Laaser.

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From left: Ed Williams, Director of Athletics Whit Babcock and Jo Ann Williams

From left: Kim Birnop, Network analyst Mike Birnop, Melanie Hodges, and Rickie Hodges

Virginia Tech Head Football Coach Frank Beamer and Shopper Public Relations Executive Dr. Glenn Fritz

From left: Andy Rivenbark, Matt Tuttle, Virginia Tech Head Football Coach Frank Beamer, Mallory Taylor and Tyler Rivenbark