60th Annual VCIC Tidewater Humanitarian Awards Dinner to honor Laura Geringer Gross

Thursday, March 21, 5:45 pm
The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center

Laura Geringer Gross is one of this year’s honorees for The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ (VCIC) 60th annual Tidewater Humanitarian Awards. Individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in South Hampton Roads are among those who receive this prestigious award.

Among her community leadership roles, Gross has served as president of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and the Jewish Community Center of Tidewater, and as UJFT’s Women’s Cabinet chair.

Recognized for her professional excellence, Gross has been named in Best Lawyers in America (2020-2024) and Virginia’s Legal Elite (2006, 2008-2023). In 2008, she was awarded Women of Distinction by YWCA of South Hampton Roads, and, in 2010, she received the Influential Women of Virginia Award.

Gross is affiliated with many professional bodies, including the American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, and Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association.

Gross’s extensive legal background, community engagement, and commitment to inclusivity underscore her multifaceted contributions.

Under the leadership of Sandra Porter Leon, Celebration chair, the following individuals will be honored along with Gross: Thomas Brandl, Don Comer, Jr., Susan S. Goode, Iris J. Lundy, and Michael R. Toliver.

To purchase a ticket to attend, go to inclusiveva.org. To purchase tickets through UJFT, contact Bobbie Wilcox at bwilcox@ujft.org.