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Henderson Sponsors LEAD Historic Triangle event

Henderson is proud to announce Vice President Leslie H. Schultz is part of the LEAD Historic Triangle Class of 2013. LEAD Historic Triangle's mission is to encourage, develop and support future community leaders.

Vice President Honored as Volunteer of the Year

Henderson, Inc. is proud to announce that Vice President Leslie H. Schultz was named the 2012 R. F. Wilkinson YMCA Volunteer of the Year.

Leslie was honored with this award on February 28th at the Peninsula Metropolitan 2012 Annual Meeting in Hampton, Virginia.

Leslie is a long time volunteer for the YMCA and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the R. F. Wilkinson YMCA in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Henderson's Christmas Party

Henderson hosted its annual Christmas party on Friday, December 14th at the Williamsburg Lodge. Employees and their guests enjoyed raffle prizes, a delicious dinner, and dancing to the band 10 Spot.

Heron Cove at Sanders Grand Opening

Henderson was proud to be in attendance at the grand opening of the Heron Cove at Sanders on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. The event was attended by more than 250 people, including Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Virginia State Del. Keith Hodges, Gloucester Treasurer Tara Thomas, Gloucester Sheriff Darrel Warren and Gloucester Board of Supervisors Chairman Carter Borden.

Henderson Sponsors Local Angel Tree

Henderson and its employees embraced the spirit of the holiday season and generously donated monetary gifts and new clothes, jackets, shoes, and toys for two Williamsburg, Virginia area families.

The families, one with two boys and two girls girls ages 1 – 8 years old, and the other with three boys ages 1 – 12 years old, received the items on Friday December 14th.

Henderson Sponsors Annual Festival of the Trees

Henderson, Inc. was proud to be a sponsor of the R.F. Wilkinson YMCA’s 11th Annual Festival of the Trees on Saturday, December 1, 2012. The event was held at TowneBank in New Town Williamsburg. Over 150 guests enjoyed an evening of festivities that included dinner, music, and live and silent auctions.

This year approximately $50,000 was raised with proceeds benefiting the YMCA Strong Communities Campaign. This Campaign provides scholarships to families in the YMCA’s programs.

Beyond the Building on Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving day many Henderson employees exemplified our motto of Beyond the Building.

The first being the group of dedicated employees working on the Lipton Tea Steel Platforms project in Suffolk, Virginia. This project team not only worked on Thanksgiving day, but also worked through the night and the entire Thanksgiving weekend.

Henderson, Inc. 17th Annual Woodcut

Saturday November 17, 2012 Henderson, Inc. participated in our 17th annual woodcut to support our local Williamsburg community. The woodcut is an event where employees and their families spend a day splitting, loading, and delivering firewood to local families in need. This event is always held the Saturday before Thanksgiving as Henderson’s “Thank You” and opportunity to give back to the community. Over the years we have delivered more than 350 loads of wood to local families in need and shared in great team-building experiences.

Thank you Henderson Veterans

With Veteran’s Day being this past Sunday, November 11th, Henderson would like to take this opportunity to thank all veterans who are serving or have served in the United States military and their families.

We’d also like to recognize our employees who are serving or have served in the military.   Henderson is honored to employ veterans and recognizes the value they bring to our team.  They are disciplined, hardworking team players.

Williamsburg Landing Site Visit

Henderson, Inc. hosted a site visit on Wednesday, November 7th at our Williamsburg Landing Renovation project for some of our office staff.  They got a chance to see some of the hard work going into the project first hand, instead of just hearing about it. 

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