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Otter Ball Conservation Gala 2018… Friday, May 11, 2018!

Enjoy cocktail hour, butler passed hors d’oeuvres, fine dining, soothing music from local artists, aerial feats, a live auction and more at this black-tie event.

The Otter Ball Conservation Gala Fundraiser is the leading contributor to the museum’s conservation mission. The Otter Ball will help support science education and animal care needs of the museum. Read more…

For sponsorship opportunities contact Sarah Wilson at 757-534-7487.

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2017 Event

The Virginia Living Museum is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the 2017 Otter Ball Conservation Gala which was held May 19. The elegant affair was presented by TowneBank, and with approximately 200 guests in attendance, the museum raised an impressive $113,000. Alonzo Bell Jr., President of the Board of Trustees, presented the 2017 Golden Paw Award to Charles W. Wornom. This award represents the highest recognition the VLM can bestow upon a person or an organization.

This year’s supporting sponsors were MAIHS Foundation, Harry and Judy Wason, Ferguson Cares, Consumer Litigation Associates, W.M. Jordan Company, Abbitt Realty Company, LLC, Riverside Health System, Spectrum, Langley Federal Credit Union, Virginia Health Services, Dominion Energy Inc., Jeff’s Flowers Of Course Inc., and Bob Harper Photography. Special thanks to Kyle Hause, Auctioneer, and James River Audio Visual Services.  The event’s presenting sponsor was TowneBank.