Nov 4 Fri
@ Westin Town Center Virginia Beach, 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VATeens With a Purpose is proud to announce that our 2011 TWP Gala with Al Roker will be held on Friday, November 4th, 2011 at The Westin Hotel in Town Center Virginia Beach. This year we are honored to announce that NBCs Al Roker will be returning as our Celebrity Emcee, with many more regional celebrities who are champions for Hampton Roads youth. GEICO is the presenting sponsor for this charity event.
The 2011 TWP Gala with Al Roker will include performances from local talented youth artists, guest speakers, amazing items in the Silent Auction and the MoveMaker Award which honors youth in Hampton Roads and their mentors, who we consider as "Move Makers," those whom have beaten the odds and have triumphed over adversity, while the Teen Event – Imagine Me will utilize the Arts to illustrate the possibilities in life too often overlooked and raise awareness so they can better understand the consequences of their actions. You can purchase tickets to the Gala, register for Imagine Me or get additional information about Teens With a Purpose at our website:
Teens With a Purpose (TWP) is a peer-led, 501(C)(3) non-profit organization serving schools, churches and communities in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and across the Hampton Roads Region. TWP tackles issues teens face in today’s world such as prevention and education of HIV/STDs; distracted teen driving; dating abuse and violence; and many other challenges. The TWP mission simply put is--- “To empower youth in Hampton Roads to use their voices for positive change in their lives and in their communities.” TWP counts on the support of local businesses, organizations and corporate citizens to make this mission possible