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Previous Recipients

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Previous Recipients





The Harvey Family (2006)*

Bryan, Kathryn, Stella and Ruby



L. Douglas Wilder (2005)

Mayor of Richmond



Jennie Knapp Dotts (2004)

Preservationist



The Young Black Male (2003)

Searching for hope



John W. Bates III (2002)

Real-estate attorney, downtown deal-maker



Gilbert M. Rosenthal (2001)

Philanthropist



James W. Dunn (2000)

Executive director, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce



Jerry A. Oliver (1999)

Richmond police chief



Eugene P. Trani (1998)

President, Virginia Commonwealth

University



Harold M. Marsh Sr. (1997)*

Attorney and substitute judge



Paul DiPasquale and Tom Chewning (1996)

Artist, fundraiser, Arthur Ashe monument



MCV Hospitals (1995)



James and Robert Ukrop (1994)

Grocery magnates and community leaders



Nina Abady (1993)*

Director, Downtown Presents



Arthur Ashe (1992)

Humanitarian and tennis great



Marty Tapscott (1991)

New chief of police



Mary Tyler Cheek McClenahan (1990)

Civic leader



L. Douglas Wilder (1989)

Former governor and lieutenant governor



Barbara Grey (1988)

Fox School principal



Richmond Bureau of Police (1987)



Judge Robert R. Merhige Jr. (1986)

U.S. District judge



L. Douglas Wilder (1985)

Former governor and lieutenant governor



* given posthumously



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