Successful ELS Kickoff!

Our Emerging Leaders Society kicked off with a bang at Tradition Brewing Company on Monday, July 17th. We had an outstanding turnout, which made for wonderful company, great networking, and thoughtful conversation. Our panel was comprised of Conway H. Sheild, III, Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly; Debra A. Flores, Sentara Careplex Hospital; and Scott Russell, Ferguson. It was a great night for the community and for the young leaders who are going to make positive change. If you are interested in joining the Emerging Leaders Society, please visit our website at This program is for United Way donors in their 20s and 30s who work to ensure that every child receives an education, our community is protected and healthy, and those living here have financial stability. ELS is the next generation of philanthropic leaders on the Virginia Peninsula, and we welcome you to be a part of it. As you can tell by our kick off, great things will come from this group of people! Don’t be a bystander – join in the fight by joining ELS!