10th anniversary events

Thanks to everyone who helped make our 10th anniversary Gala and ACCESS 2006 such a big success. A special thanks to the more than 75 contributors who put us over the top in our $400,000 Endowment Fund campaign. (All proceeds are being matched 1:1 by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.) Event sponsors included American Press Works, AP, Appalachian Power, Christian & Barton,The Daily Press, Dominion, First Amendment Center, The Free Lance-Star, Landmark Newspapers, LexisNexis, the Library of Virginia, Media General, the family of Laurence and Catharine Richardson, the Virginia Association of Broadcasters, the Virginia Press Association, the Virginia chapter/Society of Professional Journalists, WTVR and WWBT. Thanks also to our speakers, special guests Attorney General Bob McDonnell and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, our honorary host committee and our ACCESS 2006 underwriters, most especially the National FOI Coalition. Click here for links to open-government statements from our co-chairs, plus materials from VCOG's conference, gala photos and more.