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CIVIC Leadership Institute is proud to present two signature events each year: the Founders’ Luncheon and the Darden Awards. Throughout the year we offer unique alumni experiences and events.

CIVIC Leadership Institute is continuing to closely monitor COVID-19 pandemic, our chief concern remains the health and safety of all whom we serve.  At this time our events are scheduled to be in-person, with the option to move to a hybrid or fully virtual format should the situation change.  We appreciate your continued support and understanding.  If you have any questions, please give us a call at 757-683-6890 or email

Alumni Events

Find out more about the our unique opportunities for alumni to network.


Darden Awards

The Darden Awards annually welcomes over 500 regional executives and community leaders to celebrate the honorees and their contributions to regional leadership.


Founders Luncheon

The Founders’ Luncheon celebrates CIVIC’s founders, the prestigious alumni, and their contributions to Hampton Roads.