Gala 2006 UPDATE

Feb 28 2006 - 2:24pm

Gala 2006 UPDATE: Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Sorensen Institute is proud to announce the sponsors who have graciously agreed to support our 2006 Gala event on March 22 in Richmond. We are indebted to:

*Shelia Johnson of Salamander Farm, who will sponsor Governor Tim Kaine.
*Barbara Fried of the Fried Companies, who will sponsor Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling
*Dominion Resources, which will sponsor Attorney General Bob McDonnell
*Fred Scott
*David Fife
*The Claude Moore Foundation
*Larry Roberts
*Michael Bills
*Norfolk Southern
*Suzann Matthews
*Friedman Billings Ramsey
*Loren Hershey for the LWH Family Foundation
*Loren Hersehy, who will sponsor Delegate Frank P. Hall
*Ukrops/First Market Bank
*Honorable Edythe Frankel Kelleher
*A. Smith Bowman (beverage sponsor)
*Jay Adams
*The Richard S. Reynolds Foundation
* AdResults (Media Sponsor)
*Hunton & Williams
*R.E. Lee & Sons
*Mercantile Potomac Bank
*OMNIPLEX World Services Corp.

Mark your calendars now: The Sorensen Institute's Annual Gala will be held at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond on Wednesday evening, March 22, 2006. Governor Tim Kaine, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling, and Attorney General Bob McDonnell will each attend and address the audience. For tickets and information contact Kim Hutchinson at the Sorensen Institute: (434) 243-2470 or email:

Featured Alumni

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    Jesse Ferguson

    Political Leaders Program

    Class of 2004

    Jesse serves as the Communications Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

    He was Brian Moran's Chief of Staff during Moran's tenure as Democratic Caucus Chairman in the Virginia House of Delegates and was also the communications director on Moran’s Democratic primary campaign for Governor. Jesse is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and a co-founder and former Executive Director of Virginia21.