2022 RTR BannerFriday, October 7, 2022

6:30 – 10:00 pm In-Person

8:30 pm – Virtual Program
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Drive | McLean, VA 22102

Black Tie Affair | Cocktail Reception & Elegant Seated Dinner | Silent and Live Auctions | Virtual Attendance Options

Featuring the Presentation of the 2022 Community Leadership Award Honoring Micron Technology Inc.


Join the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia in-person and help “Raise the Region” at its annual celebration of local philanthropy.

This fall, the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia will welcome more than 600 business, philanthropic and community leaders to the annual Raise the Region Gala. Often described as a regional “homecoming,” the gala enables the Community Foundation to respond to need, seed innovation and lead and convene the community, helping to build a community that works for everyone.
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About the 2022 Community Leadership Honoree

Micron Technology, Inc.

CFNOVA MicronSTEMA pillar of the Gala celebration each year is the Community Leadership Award, presented annually for outstanding community service and dedication to improving the quality of life for all Northern Virginians. This year’s award will be presented to Micron Technology, Inc., a world leader in innovative memory solutions with deep ties to our region through its base in Manassas, Virginia. Micron transforms the communities where its team members live and work through its philanthropy and people, with more than 60% of its employees engaged in efforts to support local needs, particularly helping underrepresented and underserved students find pathways to STEM careers. In recent years, Micron launched new partnerships and initiatives with a focus on creating opportunity for all throughout our region and beyond.

Raise the Region Sponsors

Community Leadership Sponsors

Claude Moore Charitable Foundation
Jeane Dixon Children to Children Foundation
John and Nina Toups Charitable Fund
Nolan Family Charitable Fund

Photo Engagement Sponsor

Monument Wealth Management

Video Sponsor

Striking Media

Media Partner

InsideNova

Print Partner

Grassroot Communication

Wine Sponsor
Walsh Family Wines

Community Empowerment Sponsors

Eileen Ellsworth and Bob Weil
George Mason University
Washington Gas

Community Impact Sponsors

Lou and Wendy Brown
Cordia Partners
Dominion Energy
Bob Eisiminger
Human Capital Advisors / Cathy Lange
Human Capital Strategic Consultants / Julie and Greg Simmons
Cheryl Janey and Michael Calhoun
KippsDeSanto & Co.
McCandlish Lillard, PC / Melinda Merk
Beatriz McNelly
Northern Virginia Community College and The NOVA Educational Foundation
NOVA Parks
Phil and Marge Odeen
Meera and Shankar Pillai
Catherine F. Schott Murray/Partner Communications, LLC
Velsor Properties
Helaine Weissman and Mike Benoudiz

Community Giving Sponsors

Fairfax County Economic Develpment Authority
KME.digital
Transurban
West Financial Services

Community Wellness Sponsors

Brighton Jones
Kevin and Jenny DeSanto
Karin's Florist
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
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