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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.

COVID-19 Update

Following the recommendations of the CDC and the Governor of Virginia, CIVIC’s in-person events have been suspended to keep our guests safe during this global pandemic. Our programming and events are currently being held in the virtual setting. Please check out the alumni events section for more information about upcoming virtual programming opportunities.

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.