Tuesday, April 20th, 2021


Chesapeake Rotary Honors 2011 First Citizen

The Chesapeake Rotary Club recently honored Shopper Publisher and CEO Jean Loxley-Barnard as Chesapeake's 2011 First Citizen. A clebratory banquet was held at the Chesapeake Conference Center and attended by over 400 friends, colleagues and well-wishers. The Main Sponsor for the event was the Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and the secondary sponsors were Towne Bank and the Old Point National Bank.

A video of Jean's life and accomplishments was produced by WCTV for the event, and presented by LeAnne Rains-Benedetto. Congressman Randy Forbes and Chesapeake Mayor Dr. Alan Krasnoff, presented Jean with plaques and President of Regent University Dr. Carlos Campo, was the keynote speaker.

Old Point National Bank's Commercial Senior VP, Joe Witt, with Jean Loxley-Barnard

Internet Marketing and Design's CEO, Terry Young

Jean's family visited from out-of-state. From left: Peter May, Joseph Lemmon, Anne Kathleen May, Terry and Jean Barnard, Anastasia and David May, Ann and John May

Jean was interviewed by WCTV

From left: Old Point National Bank's President Louis Morris, Old Point's Chesapeake Regional Board Members Jim Knox and Jean Loxley-Barnard, Old Point Financial Corp. CEO Robert Shuford, Sr. and Chesapeake Board member Jesse Williams. Old Point was a sponsor of the event.

Congressman Randy Forbes

From left: Jean Loxley-Barnard, Mayor Alan Krasnoff, and Rotary Club President, SuAnne Bryant

Ray Conner, Chesapeake's Commissioner of Revenue, and SuAnne Bryant

Dr. Carlos Campo, President of Regent University

LeAnne Rains-Bennedetto

Jean Loxley-Barnard thanks her long time friend, Ray Conner and SuAnne Bryant

Chesapeake Rotary 2011 First Citizen, Jean Loxley-Barnard