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Annual Sustainable Resources Campaign Kicked Off April 28

Annual Sustainable Resources Campaign Kicked Off April 28
Annual Sustainable Resources Campaign Kicked Off April 28
Annual Sustainable Resources Campaign Kicked Off April 28

SRC co-chairs Michael Dudley (left) and John WilsonThis year’s annual Sustainable Resources Campaign (SRC), led by Campaign Chair, Michael Dudley, Optima Health Plans and Campaign Co-Chair, John Wilson, WBR Insurance kicked off in style on Thursday, April 28, 2011.  Amid tornado watches and severe thunderstorm warnings, nearly 50 volunteers and business leaders gathered at American Indoor Karting to kick off this season of fund raising. 

A goal of $750,000 is set for 2011 and we are well on our way at nearly $250,000 raised to date!  There is still time to get on the pit crew and raise resources for the Chamber.  Contact Sarah Martin Lampert now if you want more information.  (664-2503;  Look for regular updates on the annual campaign.  Campaign events run through July 28.

This year, the campaign leadership includes:

  • Vice Chair, Susie Archer, Old Dominion Steel Container
  • Vice Chair, Andy Callahan, BB&T
  • Vice Chair, David Williams, Fulton Bank
  • Vice Chair, Steve Romine, LeClair Ryan
  • Vice Chair, Jim Balestino, Adams Outdoor Advertising
  • Norfolk Board Chair, Mike Fowler, Merrill Lynch and Campaign Liaison, Susan Terpay, Norfolk Southern
  • Virginia Beach Board Chair, Linwood Branch, Days Inn at the Beach and Campaign Liaison, Kim Shuler, SunTrust
  • Chesapeake Board Chair, Shepelle Watkins-White, ShepelleWatkinsWhite Consulting & Law PLLC and Campaign Liaison, David Ropp, Monarch Bank
  • Suffolk Board Chair, Darren Schultz, Copico
  • Portsmouth Board Chair, Jennifer B. Smith, Bon Secours


SRC volunteers get set to race at American Indoor KartingTeams and campaign volunteers participate from more than 175 chamber member companies.  Many of those firms are represented on the Chamber’s boards of directors.  Thanks to the boards and chamber members below for providing new and returning teams and volunteers:

Norfolk Board

Chesapeake Board

Virginia Beach Board

Suffolk Board

Portsmouth Board

Chamber Ambassadors

LEAD Hampton Roads

Regional Board of Directors


Bank of Hampton Roads


Bon Secours


Clark Nexsen

Cox Communications

Dale Carnegie Training of Eastern Va.

Distinctive Gourmet

Fulton Bank


Optima Health Plans

RBC Bank





Wells Fargo

A Bright Idea

Click here for more information about the SRC.

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