TGKVF Annual Report to the Community – May 15, 2018

For release: Monday May 14, 2018                                                       

Dr. Michelle Foster, President and CEO,TGKVF


The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation (TGKVF) will hold its Annual Report to the Community

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 beginning at 4 pm at the Clay Center in Charleston, WV

More than 200 donors, fund holders, and grantees are expected to attend

Guest Speaker will be Dr. Jean Bennett, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Regional Administrator

Media is invited anytime between 4-5:30 pm

(Charleston, WV-May 11, 2018) On Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 4 pm, TGKVF will present their 17th Annual Report to the Community on the main stage of the Clay Center.  Those attending will include donors, grant recipients, community, and government representatives. The event has grown into a premier showcase of the importance of philanthropy, leadership, and community involvement.

SAMHSA’s Regional Administrator Dr. Jean Bennett will be the guest speaker. Dr. Bennett has served as Regional Administrator since 2011, her Region III territory includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Dr. Bennet carries out SAMHSA’s mission to reduce the impact of substance use and mental health disorders on America’s communities by identifying emerging policy issues and opportunities for collaboration, and facilitating the formation of partnerships and implementation of solutions.

TGKVF is a community foundation established in 1962, administering over 500 funds, with assets of $243,710,253.


4:15 pm           Welcome                                             Charles Loeb, Jr., Chairman, Board of Trustees, TGKVF

4:25 pm           State of the Foundation                     Dr. Michelle Foster, President and CEO, TGKVF

4:45 pm           Movie Premiere                                   “West Side Stories of Becoming More”

5:00 pm           Keynote                                               Dr. Jean Bennett, SAMHSA

5:20 pm           Closing                                                            Dr. Michelle Foster

5:25 pm           Reception

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