Kim Simon Fink to receive honor from Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities

by | Feb 10, 2017 | What’s Happening

Thursday, March 30, The Westin, Virginia Beach Town Center

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC) will present a Humanitarian Award to Kim Simon Fink at its 2017 Tidewater Humanitarian Awards Dinner next month. Other honorees include Kenneth C. Alexander, Caroline J. McCartney, James K. Spore, and Craig S. Wansink. Additionally, Hands United Building Bridges (HUBB) will receive the Distinguished Merit Citation.

Fink is a past president of Ohef Sholom Temple, former chair of the Holocaust Commission of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, a member of UJFT’s Women’s Cabinet, and a former member of the board of Old Dominion University’s Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding. She currently serves as chair of the board of ForKids.

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success through inclusion. During the past 10 years, the number of programs conducted annually by VCIC increased by more than 600%. Locally, the organization trains high school students and educators to reduce bullying and stereotypes. Additionally, local colleges, businesses, and community group regularly participate in VCIC workshops that promote understanding and respect.

To purchase a seat at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater/Tidewater Jewish Foundation table, contact Tammy Mujica at or 757-965-6124.