Sponsorship Levels

2023 – 2024 Sponsorship Levels/Benefits and Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring Leading Lights? Contact us at [email protected] with any questions you may have. You may also contact the Treasurer, Tim Rosche at [email protected]. We are currently seeking sponsors for the 2024 event and awards.


up to $99


$100 – $249

  • Same as BRIGHT LIGHT
  • Plus, one quarter page advertisement in our banquet brochure


$250 – $499

  • Same as STROBE LIGHT 
  • Choice of either two (2) seats to the banquet OR half page advertisement in the banquet brochure


$500 – $999

  • Same as SPOT LIGHT
  • Plus, two (2) seats to the banquet OR sponsor of one of 10 Distinguished Awards 
  • Plus, special recognition at the banquet 

Leading Light



  • Same as FLOOD LIGHT 
  • Plus, two (2) additional seats to the banquet 
  • Plus, full-page advertisement in the banquet brochure


THANK YOU to our generous 2022-2023 sponsors!

Special Contributions  

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley
German Club Alumni Foundation

Flood Lights ($500 – $999)

Blacksburg Breakfast Lions Club
John & Elizabeth Dooley
National Bank
NRCC Educational Foundation
VT Engage

Spot Lights ($250 – $499)

Richard M. Arnold
Brown Insurance
Buffalo Mountain Zipline
Ann Cassell
Christiansburg Lions Club
Delwyn Dyer
Mike Eggleston, REALTOR
First Bank and Trust Company
Dr. Steve & Cathy Jacobs
William H. King
Managed Growth, Inc.
James McAlister
John McEnhill
Craig E. Nesbit
Tim Rosche
Brian E. Torgersen

Strobe Lights ($100 – $249)

Karen Bibbins
Courtyard by Marriott
Pete & Pat Huber
Karen Hult
Memorial Gardens of the New River Valley, Inc.
William C. Neely
Minnis Ridenour
William Earle Spruill, Jr.
Terry L. Strock

Bright Lights (up to $99)

Glenn Cochran
Meghan Kuhn
Randy Lundberg
Carl Polan
Virginian Leader Corporation
Mark B. Wigginton