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VSNC Cancels 2018 Conference Due to Hurricane Florence

Posted September 11, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Roanoke, VA – The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Board of Directors regrets to announce that the 2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference scheduled to be held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel on September 14-15, 2018 has been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence.

2018 Conference Registrants:

All conference registrants will be provided with a refund of their conference registration fee within the next 45 days. Conference registration fees received from those who registered online will be electronically refunded back into the account or card from which they were drawn. Those who mailed their conference registration fee by check will receive a reimbursement check from VSNC, Inc. All conference attendees should verify that their hotel room has been cancelled.

2018 Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors:

All conference sponsors and exhibitors will be contacted to determine the most convenient manner for VSNC, Inc. to return their generous financial support.

2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Award Recipients:

All 2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Award recipients will be notified and plans made to present their award to them. In addition, all 2018 award recipients will be recognized during the 2019 Virginia StatewideNeighborhood Conference Awards luncheon.

VSNC, Inc. apologizes for this inconvenience and hopes to see each of you at next year’s conference being held at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia on September 13-15, 2019.

For additional information about the annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, please write Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc., P.O. Box 6303, Roanoke, Virginia 24017, call (540) 342-2763, or visit the conference website at www.vsnc.org.


VSNC Extends Deadline for Neighborhood Award Nominations

Posted July 2, 2018 at 10:41 AM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Planning Committee is pleased to announce the deadline for submitting nominations for the 2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Award Program has been extended until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14th, 2018. (more...)

VSNC Call for Presentations

Posted March 23, 2018 at 9:03 AM
he Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Planning Committee is now accepting 90-minute workshop proposals for presentation at the 19th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference scheduled for September 14-15, 2018 in Portsmouth, VA. Proposals are being accepted for adult and youth café workshops (13-18 years old). (more...)

Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Extends Deadline for Neighborhood Award Nominations

Posted July 19, 2017 at 5:34 PM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Planning Committee is pleased to announce the deadline for submitting nominations for the 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Award Program has been extended until close of business on Friday, July 21st, 2017. (more...)

Registration Opens for 18th Annual 2017 Conference

Posted July 12, 2017 at 11:10 AM
Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) is proud to announce registration is open for the 18th annual 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference taking place in Glen Allen (Short Pump), Virginia on September 22-23, 2017 at the Marriott Richmond Short Pump Hotel. The 1½ day conference provides an excellent opportunity for neighborhoods and communities from across the Commonwealth to share their knowledge, experience and vision on how to make Virginia’s communities and neighborhoods - the neighborhoods of choice. (more...)

2017 Welcome Breakfast Keynote Speaker

Posted July 18, 2017 at 10:13 AM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jim Moynihan, president of OneChurch, will be the Welcome Breakfast Speaker for the 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference. He will speak on Friday, September 22, 2017. (more...)

2017 Keynote Luncheon Speaker

Posted June 14, 2017 at 12:17 PM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. is pleased to announce that Afira DeVries will be the 2017 Keynote Luncheon Speaker for the 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference. She will speak on Friday, September 22, 2017.  (more...)

2017 Networking Breakfast Keynote Speaker

Posted June 15, 2017 at 3:48 PM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michelle Simpson will be the Networking Breakfast Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference being held in Glen Allen, VA on September 22 - 23, 2017. She will speak on Saturday, September 23rd. (more...)

Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Calls for 2017 Neighborhood Award Nominations

Posted April 25, 2017 at 2:28 PM

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) Planning Committee is delighted to announce the opening of the 2017 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Awards Program, recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding neighborhood organizations and civic individuals from across the Commonwealth who work tirelessly to enhance the quality of life in their communities. (more...)


2017 Conference Workshop Proposal Application - Deadline Extended Until Friday, April 14, 2017

Posted February 23, 2017 at 3:27 PM
The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Planning Committee is now accepting 90 minute workshop proposals for presentations at the 18th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference scheduled for September 22-23, 2017 at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump Hotel in Glen Allen, VA. Proposals are being accepted for both adult and Youth Cafe' (13-18) years old). The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Building Coalitions to Create Healthy, Vibrant Communities’. (more...)